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SIMM* tOl»T¥ HMOS COSVESTW1. KDWARUSVILLC. AORII-I So, 18ti«. Ill pursuance of a c.»li of the union executive committee of Madison county, :t Convention, composed of delegates from the Various precincts, assembled at the court house this day. An informal organization was effected by the election of L. A. Parks as president, and G. Rutz and Anton Neustadt as secretaries. On motion, a committee of three was appointed on credentials, consisting of G. H. Weigler, C. P. Smith and M. Thorp. On motion, a committee ot one from each precinct was chosen on permanent organization^ which com mittee was composed of the following named persons: W- T. Miller Al'on. H. D. Cook-y Alhambr*. Isaac Ox Ilathalto. I. 0. .Moore Collinsville. «. S. nice Edwardsville. A. Suppmer Highland. fioorise W. Searcy l.ootinK Cujs. M...1.SOT.. J Ncudccker Marine. K l>. Guodd.-ll Moiili..elIo. Sidney Robuurm OiupliKbent. Frank Heim-ikc Fuiterburg Ue.rge 1.. Wualeti Silver Creek Calvin Kinder Six Mile James A. HciiUcikoii Tiov. K T Hirrihun Upp'er Alton. JaineB Kelt White Rock. The committee on credentials reported the names of the following persons as delegates to this conven tion : AMBRA . H B Cook»y Conrad Lcnermnn Prior Tliunipeon ALTON. L A Park* James Hubner H <i McPlke K Blandell J C Estes WrtIN Corey Pavid Siinms ' Sa nuel Miller Thomas Ilynduian A Plait James Newman W T Miller A Do-v O 1[ Weigler John Challacouib J W Van Clev* R Waller II S Baker O Sheppard Alex Milner E M Crandall BATH ALTO . W L Pickett liaac Cox Hugh Smith JamcK Hon'Romery Samuel P Irwin It 11 i.aywool Henry IlLMidricks COLLINSVILLE. Anton Neustadt I C Moore II II Knhlenbcck J S Peers Robert Swain George Ifoffner EDWARDSVILLE. a t Smith (i G L»8k Henry Brocktneyer Wm H Carter C H Tnxhorn Charles Sebastian Ucorire S Rice S P Gillhara Wm P Baton F T Kram George W Phillips Thomas Tindall Washington Fruit William Take S W Temple F08YEIIBURO JohuPXeiscI Frank Beioeike HIGHLAND G Rutz A Suppiger S Pabsl M Thorp D Briner n Glyre LOOKING OI.AfS. M Dufger F Gcers George Spencer George W Se»rcy MADISON. Jacob Busch MARINE. John Nendecker David Rerley ,, O H p r spring James Sackett Henry Judell A Raton monTicello. » A Spanning Gesrge M Wyeth D D Gooddeii George W Smith ' D E Brown ,_ _ „ SILVER creek. Win H tteown George 1. Whaling SIX MILE. R R Stanley Joml Kampeter Calrm Kinder Theodore Selb UPPER ALTON. I E Warmick Wm K Jones J W Jones F T Harrison I B Randtll Jeise Stanley Elijah il-yi. w 0 ^ WRWught J T Cooper Thomas. Stanton jr Jamei Cell James O English On motion rtio »nn,rAr.f;nn „,i journed till 1 1-2 a'clock p. m. AFTKRNON SESSION. Convention met nnrsnmir *o ori journment. xne committee on permanent organization reported as follows: For President— W. T. Miller, of Alton. For viw-nroeiilmita /lolli.c ui iiij»niauu, isaac t^ox, 01 Batlialto, c. a. lvraui, oi j&awarusvuie. tur oecrecanes — «j. v. Wliitman and L. A. Parks. On motion, the report of the committee was accepted and adopted. On morion rh» iwnrnni;,... O.l'1'lloil t.O h:lllot for ,»..>.rl;rlof„ T,... office of state representative, which uauuL ivsuikeu as lottows; J « Vdgei 71 W CFlagg 39 On motion, the nnmiinlinn /if V« - Yllirei" \v:is <lf>e.lflre<l mi<inimnuc K.r Oil motion tllf» nnniMnfii Air nn« inatioii as candidates for sheriff were requested to come before the convention Jlllf! nU>nVfl thomcnll'iio abide by the decision of the conven- uuu in its seieeiion oi a canuiaate, \foor». KY.mL- Monro nn.l Si^^!„„'„» „~ yiehenu-u aim pieugeu rnemseivcs. On motion, the convention then nrofvpilpri to hnllof. for a »oi»liH.>f« lor sheriff with the following result: JosG Robinscn 41 Jos G Robinson.... 69 I. W Moore 30 I, W Moore 29 WM TSpringer.... 23 WMT Springer.. ..19 Frank Mo .re 16 Frank Moore 3 On motion Cant .Toconli n PaK inson was imnnimonclir rlonLimrl be the candidate of the union party mi uif uuiee or snerin. On T««t ion Hir> rnnvonlinn r,-« ceeded to the election of a candidate for the oflice of coroner, which resulted in the selection of William R. >vngnt. The following resolution was introduced and adopted: Re-olved, That the member of the legislature to be elected from this county and our state senator bo instructed to vote for the reelection to the United States tenate of our patriotic anu uisunguisusa senator, the Hon. I.ytnan Trumbull. On motion adjourned. W. r. MILLER, President _ . . OMFHGHENT. Sidney Rohimeu Hogh Kerf aVOAlTth HJ#»ev»ll» SPEECH W SECTOR TRi!HBCLL. After the adiournment of the union convention on Saturday last, Senator Trumbull appeared before the assembly at the court house and delivered an address, which for unanswerable logic and sarcasm we have never heard excelled. 'Mr. Trumbull first alluded to the war and the causes which had brought about the present status of political affairs. He then spoke of the un fortunate disagreement which had arisen between the president and congress in regard to the policy to be EWSPAPERf

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  1. The Madison County Courier,
  2. 30 Aug 1866, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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