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at 7 o'clock, for the purpose of nominating candidates to represent the city in the approaching State Convention." The meeting was called to order by Mr. Henry L. Brooke, on whose motion Mr. David I. Burr was elected presiding officer. On taking the chair, Mr. Burr made a brief address. After reading the call for the meetiproceeding was urged, through the influence of which alone the proper weight and dignity could be given to a primary assemblage of the people. On motion of Mr. Brooke, Messrs. John Purcell, Thomas W. McCance, Thomas H. Wynne and James Alfred Jones were elected Vice Presidents. On motion of Mr. Todd, Mr. John Bell Bigger Wootton's voice occasioned loud shouts from the galleries, but he manfully insisted upon his rights.) Mr. Wm. A. Jinkins nominated John O. Steger. Mr. H. L. Brooke nominated David I. Burr, but Mr. Burr at once declined. Mr. J. H. Chamberlayne nominated J. Randolph Tucker. At this stage of the proceedings, a ro