Owen McCullion Feb 4, 1858 Public Ledger, Phila, PA

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Owen McCullion
Feb 4, 1858 
Public Ledger, Phila, PA - ret t The. Jotce, M.D., and Jas. F. Johnson...
ret t The. Jotce, M.D., and Jas. F. Johnson appeared appeared aa representative! of tho fifth precinct, Seventh Seventh Waid. Mr. Johnson presented a protest agaluel the reception of Dr Jones ss t delegate, as freud had been committed In the election, and hie friends were presented from voting. Dr. Junes waa admitted by a vote of tht Convention, tht vote telng as follows: Jones. 104 ; Johnson, 91. Jas. Dutta and Owen McCullion claimed to be delegate! from thetlghth precinct of the Seventh Ward. Both presented credentials, In regular form. Mr. McCullion charged Duthe with holding holding an election after that at which be waa elected. Mr. Dume denied tht fact, tnd aald hie frlende were not sllowed to go to tht polls. Tht Convention Convention tdmltted Mr McCullion. Mr. This. J. Hubert! and Mr. John Nolen c lal mid to reprrs - nt the Fifth Precinct of the Twenty - second Wsrd. The President decided In favor of Mr. Roberts, as the location of the house in which the election was held wss not stated In Mr. Nolen s credentials. An appeal Waa taken from the decision of the Chair, and the decision not aua tallica . The ronteetmU were then beard. Mr. Roberts slated that the election waa fairly hi Id, and that 91 vote were po. led, a largo majolty of which he received. received. Mr. Nolen, In repls. aald ba vlelted tht poll. and at that time Mr Roberta had 04 vote to hi 87, but that bla friend were not allowed to vote. A n otion waa then made to admit Mr. Roberta: also one to admit Mr. Nolen. Cries of' yeas and nata" followed tlnae motions, and much confu sion eotuid The contest was compeomla d by the del - tate among themselves, and Mr. Roberts wm auinutea. On motion, tbe Convention proceeded to makt general nomination for Senatorial and ltepresen - tallre Dclmatrt.

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