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u ; QL. XXIX... NO. WHO. NEW-YORK, NEW-YORK, NEW-YORK, MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 1880. PRICE FOUR CENTS.' 0j r fg LOST CAUSE REGAINED Lcissjo8 ORE A T PO WETt PS TEE ? SATIOX'S COUNCILS. gftfO JOSAs'S TRAjtoE ASSXRTIOffl THAT Xtttt WXKE SO REBEL BRIOAWKRS IS ffI jiATlOAl- jiATlOAl- LEGISLATORS EX COX fTDUUTE PRACTICALLY COCtTROL-y5(, COCtTROL-y5(, COCtTROL-y5(, TARTT LEGIW-ATIO. LEGIW-ATIO. LEGIW-ATIO. f 4M5GT05., Aug. rj. rvaator ncnja ; . t nf. Tjmisiana. has been makm? M ' jgnpft New-England. New-England. New-England. In the Senate P JaoM oorupie t far removed from .esotrsof debate, and tea retiring person. tla two txraiM during the recent session i Congr" be mvlK some remarkv Whn J,eBOteJ"d election case of Spofford against tifoff wu nD'"r consideration, eontrilia written argum-nt argum-nt argum-nt against bis colleague. jpQ the vsliant Vorrbees was denouncing asjro exodus and laying the., foundations " jmotn investigation, Mr: J:na unex: artrfjy displayed hi gf,,,d wi and his he-ylfat he-ylfat he-ylfat such an investigation would do his Bion barm than good, by rising in hin " and declaring that the nefrro hadra right 2ro where he pleased, and that it was nt the key of Congress to inquire a to his move- move- - yum. tcirr In eight months did he address feflow-rVnBtJrsr feflow-rVnBtJrsr feflow-rVnBtJrsr But when the iceiie is -4dta -4dta the shore of .New-Englnnd .New-Englnnd .New-Englnnd and the ' fchitsticm of the Wiothwuno rlam, he becomes mtiem and says Strang things. Ap-jiftntly Ap-jiftntly Ap-jiftntly rupiosing that, the average New-jj,j!ad New-jj,j!ad New-jj,j!ad Democrat is not an intelligent hemp, k flDa hw ear with assertions which the New-gjfiand New-gjfiand New-gjfiand school-ho school-ho school-ho v could disprove.. The hanocrats h-ld h-ld h-ld a ratification meeting at Pocky ftnX, K 1 , under the exhilarating influences N th native rlsra-lake, rlsra-lake, rlsra-lake, and accompanying Jpjt. Among the sjieakers was Senator Jena, and his fpeech. with others, whs re-ptmi re-ptmi re-ptmi and published I y that staid and respect-4Ut respect-4Ut rVjlicttoT-Genrral rVjlicttoT-Genrral rVjlicttoT-Genrral of the State; Iejnocratic Presidential Elector tn 18715; auccoeded 6 W. JViraey, fcepublaui; in the Senate in 1979: wreso. TiErarsEMTATmc Poiwnrm Drwn, State lejris-lator lejris-lator lejris-lator in 1KA; aerred in the Confederate Army dormr the war; Democratic rresidential Elector Elector In 1H72 and 1S78: no opposition to bis eleo tion ; axe 40. v Rarart!TrATrrx Wiluh F. Suiaoss. lawyer, member of the Secession Convention In lnl : entered the Confederate Army tn July. 1H51. and serred thronrh the war ; was " recon atrweted" rmt of the oflloe of District Attorney In bat was- was- aent by the Iemocrats to the Forty fourth. Forty fifth, and Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Comrrejwe : ace JO. RrraiaisTATrvE Jordan K CaAvrt. lawyer. Ptate leeJlator In IsWl; entered tbe Confedi erate Army in 11, tnKanw a Colonel in M and continned In service'onU the close of th war; 8tate Senator In 1M56, and Iemocratii Presidential Elector in 1S72; sent by the Derno crats to the Forty -fifth -fifth and Forty sixth Con greases : ae 50. EEntMESTATtTT Thomas M. Gvs-rra. Gvs-rra. Gvs-rra. lawyer. del4 Rate In the Seoesshm Convention of lfil ; served - fn the. Confederate Army as Colonel of thi "rTiirteentbritausas Volunteers; deprived of the ofBce of IToecentinK Attorney in lW by reconstruction reconstruction ; sent by the Iemocrats to the Fo-ty Fo-ty Fo-ty third, Forty-fonrth. Forty-fonrth. Forty-fonrth. Porry-fifth. Porry-fifth. Porry-fifth. and Forty -sixth -sixth Conirreses, there beine no Republican Republican oppu&ition in the last instance ; are M. Fl-ORIDA. Fl-ORIDA. Fl-ORIDA. RrrRESEsTiTm! Rorebt H. M. Dattdso!. lawyer. . State letfslator tn 1R56, li8, and 1; retired from the. SU Senate in 1H62 and entered the Confederate Army as Captain, and became Lieutenant -CaionKl; -CaionKl; memlwr of Constitutional Convention in 1W; candidal for Democratic Elector in 1C2; sent by the Democrats to the Forty fifth and Forty sixth Compresses; ape 4P. RirREsEWTATivi NoBLr: A. Hru, Ptate lepislator in liWand 11 ; Captain of Cavalry in the Con- Con- federate Army; Lieutenant Governor of Florida ' in lffTfi; ape 5-3. 5-3. 5-3. of.ohgia. Senatob .Iohts B CroRnoN. lawyer, at the bepinnlne of the war emcrvd the Confederate Army ax Captain, and became Major -General -General and com mander of the Second Army Corp; commanded commanded one winp of Lee's army at Appomattox; Appomattox; ciiidi date for Governor in 16; delepate to Democratic National Convention in 1R" Democratic Convention of 1975. and was by the Democrats to the Forty : are 87. mSSISCTTI. Q C. Laxab. member of the aixUi Cong Sesator Lrc Thirty-fifth Thirty-fifth Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Thirty-sixth Thirty-sixth Ccnpreses: ye. sipned in 1 to take a seal in the Mississippi Secession C invention; entered the Confederate ecame a Colonel ; in 163 sent by Army and Jefferson Ii vis apon an important diplomatic mission to iussia : sent by the Democrats to t Forty and to the BlPltESESTATI iird and Forty-fourth Forty-fourth Forty-fourth Compresses. nate in lfC7; ape K. BrvRT L. Mcldrow, lawy r, en- en- tered the O feuerate Army in 1W. and became Colonel of to I'd: S: rivalry : Dinrict Attorney from lHfiO te lepislator in 175: sent by the Iemoorats Conpresses to the Forty fifth and Forty -sixth -sixth ape not piven. RepkEs est at rv Vas H MinmtB. lawyer, served in the C. C olonel in federate Army as Captain and en's armv ; sent by the Democrats to the For' Sjfth and Fort y-sUth y-sUth y-sUth Congresses: Otho R. Sinoleton. member of .epislature for eipht years before ane 41. Representati Mississippi the war; emucratic Presidential Elector in 1"2: sent b Thirty-fiftlJ Thirty-fiftlJ Thirty-fiftlJ the Democrats to the Thirty -third, -third, and Thirty -sixth -sixth Conpresses; re-to re-to re-to iiecome a Representative in the Conpress. where he remained from ; sent bv the Democrats to the tired in lft'J Confederat 'lr,i to 1 Forty fourt Forty.fifih. and Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Con- Con- presses, re. votes, apa mnp In the last instance A.&in st 21 scattennp. which are sup- sup- josed to i lude the votes of the Republicans of the dist t ; ape 66. Representati' Chari es E. Hooker, lawyer, re- re- sipned his eat in the Leptslature to enter the Confederal. Army, in which he became Colonel of cavalry; Attorney -General -General of the State from iwv to 1 but was removed by reconstrue- reconstrue- tion ; sent by the Democrats to the Forty-y-fiftb. Forty-y-fiftb. Forty-y-fiftb. Forty-y-fiftb. Forty-y-fiftb. and Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Conpresses. fourth. Fo receirinp Repuhlicf the last instance 4.816 votes; 6H7 were allowed to vote apainst him ; ape not pi n. Representati r. Jakes R. Chalmers, lawyer. member the Secession Convention in 11. and Cna; an of the convention's Committee on Militar' Affairs: entered the Confederate Army as Brigadier Captain in March. 151: became neral, and surrendered in com- com- mand of a li vision; supjosed to know some-t some-t some-t he Fort Pillow massacre: State thinp aboi the Natin IMS and 151 ; Governor in 1S57, 153, and 1S61 ; etved as a volunteer aid npon the staff of the Command hop General of the Confoderate Army of Tennessee for the last three years of the war; sent to the Senate by the Democrats in lS77;ape2 Rkprbsesttattte George G. DibtoHx entered the Confederate Army as a volunteer, and became Bripadier-Geneyal; Bripadier-Geneyal; Bripadier-Geneyal; sent by the Democrats to the Forty-fourth. Forty-fourth. Forty-fourth. Forty-fifth, Forty-fifth, Forty-fifth, and Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Conpresees : ape. 5R. REPREsEXTATrra Johk F. Fforsx, lawyer. State lepislator in !Si3; Democratic Elector m 1'; member of tne Confederate Provisional Congress; Congress; served in the Confederate Army; sent by the Democrats as delepate to the National Convention Convention in 1H68. and to the Forty-fourth. Forty-fourth. Forty-fourth. Forty-fifth, Forty-fifth, Forty-fifth, and Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Conpresses; ape 53. Representattve Washington C. W hitthornt. Speaker of the State House of Representatives and Senator for four terms before the war; Democratic Elector in 160; Assistant Adjutant -General -General of the Provisional Army of the State in lMH; and served throuph the -rar -rar as Adjutant-Genera! Adjutant-Genera! Adjutant-Genera! under Harris: sent by the Democrats to the Forty -second. -second. Forty-third. Forty-third. Forty-third. Forty-fourth. Forty-fourth. Forty-fourth. Forty-fifth, Forty-fifth, Forty-fifth, and Forty -sixth -sixth Congresses; ape 5.Y Representative John D. C. Atkins, State Representative Representative and Senator before the war; Democratic Democratic Elector in 1KV. and inert; sent to Conpress in 1S57 by the Democrats; served in the Confederate Confederate Army as Lieutenant-Colonel; Lieutenant-Colonel; Lieutenant-Colonel; thrice elected a member of the Confederate Conpress : sent by the Democrats to the Forty-third. Forty-third. Forty-third. Forty-fourth. Forty-fourth. Forty-fourth. Forty -fifth, -fifth, and Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Conpresses Conpresses ; ape 55. RrpnEENTATrvE Charles B. SrsoxTON. lawyer, entered the, Confederate Army in April, 161. and became a Captain ; State lepislator in 1(C7 and ItCS; sent by the Democrats to the Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Conpress; ape 42. Representative Caset Voryo. lawyer, served in the Confederate Army as Assistant Adjutant-General Adjutant-General Adjutant-General on Gen Carroll's staff, and as Colonel of a cavalry repiment in Chalmers's division ; sent by the Democrats to the 'Forty-fourth, 'Forty-fourth, 'Forty-fourth, Forty -fifth, -fifth, and Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Forty-sixth Conpresies; ape notifiven. TEXAS. Senator Sacel B. Maxet. praduate of West. Point, served in the Mexican war; entered the Confederate Army as Colonel of a repiment raised by himself, and became Major-General Major-General Major-General and Superintendent of Indian Affairs; sent by the Democrats to the Senate in 1H75; ape 55. the Confederate Army is wU known, and is described in other publications. The list is, therefore, incomplete, but it is long enough to serve as an answer to Senator Jonas, and to enlighten some other persons who hare not perceived the extent to which the leaders of the armies and councils of the Confederacy have secured power in Congress. These men comprise to-day to-day to-day more than one-fifth one-fifth one-fifth (21 per cent.) of the Congress of the Cnited States. Associated with them are others from the States lately in rebellion who were as deeply in sympathy with the Confederacy, but who held no place in it armies or its councils. The following table shows to what an extent the States lately in rebellion are represented in Congress by prominent military or civil officers officers of the Confederacy : OwigrrAtloimt Kro-Ifirgataon. Kro-Ifirgataon. Kro-Ifirgataon. federate. Alabama... iq g Arkansas r g Florida 4 o Georpia n g LouWana s g MissLssippi a 6 North Carolina .to 8 South Carolina 7 g Tennessee 12 g Texas h 6 Virginia . n g . Total fti 72 In six of these States both Senators are included included in the Second column of this table. It appears, therefore, that more than 75 per cent, of the Senators and Representatives in the Forty -Sixth -Sixth Congress from the Stages lately in rebellion were formerly prominent in the Confederate Confederate Army or in the Confederate Congress. Many of them were members of the conventions conventions which passed the ordinance of secession. Let us see what proportion of tho Democrats in Congress these men reprvwnt : Democratic Senators 42 Of these, ex-Confederates ex-Confederates ex-Confederates ig Democratic Representatives 14 Of these. ex-Confederates ex-Confederates ex-Confederates 55 From this it appears that 3 per cent, of the, Democrats in the Senate are ex-Confederates, ex-Confederates, ex-Confederates, and also 3S per cent, of the Democrats in the House. This is undoubtedly an under-estimato, under-estimato, under-estimato, formation prove that nearly one-half one-half one-half of the House committees have ex -Confederate -Confederate Chairmen. Chairmen. It is plain that the most important committees committees of both houses are under the control of those formerly, identified with the Confederate Confederate Army and Congress. Especially this true of the committees appointed to consider the laws which govern the decision of Congress Congress npon the question of ejection of President. If these men should find themselves supported supported by the election of a Democratic President, President, they will proceed boldly in the course which they have hitherto detured, but feared, to take. The bills printed in Thx Tivxa on the 2fth inst. show what they really desire to da During the recent session they remained quiet, in order that they might not alarm and retel the loyal Democrats of the North. -But -But their intentions were announced By' Representative Representative Blackburn, in the House, when he asserted that they would wipe out all the legislation legislation designed to preserve what was gained by the war. F. D. R. DELAWARE BEPUBUCAN WORK. TTTE COMTXO STATE COVTESTION EXTHC-BIA3M EXTHC-BIA3M EXTHC-BIA3M M AREJNQ THE CAMPAJOX. WrufcsGTo?;, Del.. Aug. 28. The Delaware Delaware Republican Convention will be held at Dover on Thursday of next week, Sept. 2, and delegates to it will be elected throughout the State this afternoon and evening. The business business of the convention will not be important ; it will have only to name three candidates for Electors, nnd one for Representative in Congress. Congress. There are no State officers to be chosen this year none, indeed, are elected by the people at any time, except the Governor but the Legislature to be chosen will have the duty of electing a successor to Senator Bayard. There have been, until within a day or two, very unsatisfactory indications as to the harmony harmony and good feeling of the tpproaohing convention, the same factional differences that so disturbed the last convention, (assembled to elect delegates to Chicago,) threatening to prevail prevail with even increased intensitv, but it is now probable that these will lie substantially quieted. The expectation is that there will be a harmonious selection of a candidate for Congress-in Congress-in Congress-in Congress-in the of the Hon. John W. Houston, OHIO'S 11EPRESENTATIYES hi REPUBLICASS FEE UNO CEXTAU -OF FOURTEEN COiXGRESSXEX t DETAILS FTTH CAJTT AJ C XACH DUlklCT HARD vnrCMLZS KXTECTET IX SOXX PLACES, BCT XJTTUC BOPS TOR TBI DEMOCRATS TEW DISTRICTS COsJCXSaX TO THX BOTTRBOSB. " i j" Clevxxajtd, Ohio. Aqg. -38. -38. Ohio" po sition in the Electoral College is conceded by everybody. Her representation in the next Congress is what causes tho most comment,-and comment,-and comment,-and gives rise to the most anxiety spoo each side. The State ticket will be fought over rith a view to the sise of the Republican majority but in several close district esjch side will do iu best to elect a Congressman, and thus to contribute what in the and may be a decisivs factor in the great fight. ' j r The RepuUkuvn nominations in the First and Second Districts were made wisebr, in view of the work that the nominees axe expected to do, Messrs. Butterworth and Young are not only iu poseaasion already, and popular in tha best sense of the word, but they rs connect! with a most admirably organised local party, tm. der whose management Cincinnati has! beet made a Republican citgr. ' The Germans "old the balance of poww, practically, in Ctncin nati, and, not having- having- regretted their rota for Gov. Foster last Fall, are willing to rot4 in the same way this year. Jhf are satisfied, m all respects . with i Garfield Garfield as a politician, a law-maker, law-maker, law-maker, an4 a man, and no German who has voted the Re publican ticket during the last three years can be perxuaded to forsake the party now. Despite Jndge Lang's asHiun'.rtion, in his speech accepting the Democratic nomination fof Seo retary of State, the Ohiof Germans are not pleased with the nomim-tion nomim-tion nomim-tion of Gen. Hancock, and with few exceptions they will decline U support him. . The opposition developed amoaj them to a third nomination; of Gen. Grant was a protest against the rule 'of the military in civil government, and exprvwiious of the same opiHwition arw made when Hancock's

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  2. 30 Aug 1880, Mon,
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