dear to every American heart.
May it again be made illustrious by the triumphs of peace as it has been by the triumphs of war.
The meeting was organized by the election of H. P. Coolidge and Lieutenant S. Baird, Secretaries.
On motion of Colonel Moore, it was ordered that a committee of five be appointed to draft resolutions expressive of the sense of the meeting.
And on the nomination of J. M. Hanks, Esq., Colonel W. F. Moore. Judge Sebastian, Major Jackson, J. C. O. Smith, and Arthur Thompson were elected such committee.
At his own request, Judge Sebastian was excused from serving on the committee, and W. L. Otie was elected to fill his place.
While the Committee were in consultation, the Chair invited a free and open expression of opinion from the citizens present, whereupon R. P. Sutton, Esq., H. P. Coolidge, J. F. Moore, and Colonel Noble were severally called upon, and entertained the audience with brief and pertinent remarks.
Mr. Hanks, from the Committee, repo