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tely crushing out the conspiracy, just as it was on the point of inaugurating civil war in the North. A strong Committee of one from each State, whereof Hon. James Guthrie, of Kentucky, was chairman, but C. L. Vallandigham, recently returned from Canada, a master-spirit, having been chosen to construct a party platform for theon for McClellan, which gave him the full vote of the State. McClellan's nomination was now made unanimous. The first vote for Vice-President showed 65-for James Guthrie, 54 1/2 for Geo. H. Pendleton, of Ohio, 32 1/2 for Gov. Powell, of Ky., 26 for Geo. W. Cass, of Pa., and 47 1/2 scattering. As Mr. Pendleton had in Congress been an unswerving opponent of the War, and, as the Peace men evinced anxiety for his nomination, Mr. Guthrie's name was withdrawn, and Mr. Pendleton unanimously nominated. The Convention soon dissolved, after providing that it might be reconvened if necessary. When the platform was read next morning by the cooler millions thro