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s floor. In this connection he mentioned Messrs. Clemens and Hubbard, of Ohio. Mr. Clemens--DMr. Clemens--Did I understand the gentleman to say that I stood upon a platform dictated by the Wheeling Intelligcer! Mr. Hall-- said, sir, this-- Mr. Clemens--I want a categorical answer to my questione editor of the Wheeling Intelligence. Mr. Clemens--That is not an answer to my question. .Hall--It is all you will get from me. Mr. Clemens.--Very well, sir. The President here ive. Another personal explanation. Mr. Clemens arose to a privileged question. Only one c be magnanimous. When he declared that he (Mr. Clemens) stood on a platform dictated by the editornty, and triumphed — triumphed gloriously. Mr. Clemens expressed extreme devotion and loyalty to Vh to stir up insurrection. He had not read Mr. Clemens' speech; he was not in the habit of readingnized rights of the minority section. Mr. Clemens asked if the rules did not allow him to obj[2 more...]
The Convention. In the Convention, Saturday, personal explanations were made by Messrs. Hall of Wetzel, and Clemens, in the course of which some rather warm words ensued between the gentlemen. Mr. Montagur offered a resolution, which was adopted, requesting railroad companies to report to the Convention, as early as practicable, the number of negroes carried over their roads, on route for any Southern States, within the years 1855 and 1861, inclusive, Mr. Tredway, of Pittsylvania, called up his resolution, which was laid on the table on Wednesday last, for the appointment of a select committee to inquire and report as speedily as possible as to whether any movement of arms or men have been made by the General Government to any fort or arsenal in or bordering upon Virginia, in- dicating a preparation for attack or coercion. The resolution was discussed by Messrs. Bar- nour of Jefferson, Borst, Early, Tredway, Jackson, Carlile, Harvie, and Wickham; after which it was put to a vo
he Republicans of the Fourth Congressional District in regard to the course of their representative in Congress, Hon. Wm. Kellogg. The resolutions adopted declare that their principles are the same as before the election; express love for the Union, and declare that the Union must be maintained at all hazards. The fourth resolution says that we enter our decided protest against the resolutions offered by Hon. William Kellogg, our Representative in Congress, and we earnestly urge him to an unfaltering support of Republican principles as enunciated in the Chicago platform. A motion to amend this resolution by adding "that if he cannot do so it is his duty to re-sign," was lost by years 79, nays 88. Some of the delegates did not vote upon this motion. The fourth resolution was their adopted unanimously. Resolutions complimentary to Senator Johnson and Representatives Etheridge, Clemens and Davis, and Gov. Hicks, were then adopted amidst the wildest enthusiasm.