1868 Pleasant Township, Switzerland County Republican Convention

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Vevay Reveille – 26 Mar 1868 – Page 3, Column 2

Pleasant Township Republican Convention.
Bennington, Ind., March 21.

Pursuant to notice the Union Republican voters of Pleasant Township, Switzerland county, met in Convention at Bennington.

The meeting was organized by electing Luther M. Hotchkiss President, and J. B. Voris Secretary.

The following ticket was chosen by acclamation, there being but one candidate for each office.

For Justice of the Peace—William Towers.

Township Trustee—T. B. McGregor.

Constables—James Riley, S. S. Cole, Andrew Thrasher.

Road Supervisors:

  • District No. 1. [Blank]
  • District No. 2. Lemuel Griswold
  • District No. 3. J. W. Brown
  • District No. 4. Martin Cole
  • District No. 5. [Blank]
  • District No. 6. [Blank]
  • District No. 7. James Polly
  • District No. 8. Frederick Casebaum
  • District No. 9. John Buchanan
  • District No. 10. Nelson Carnine
  • District No. 11. Dr. Wm. Sweezey
  • District No. 12. John Demaree
  • District No. 13. [Blank]
  • District No. 14. [Blank]
  • District No. 15. [Blank]
  • District No. 16. [Blank]
  • District No. 17. Gustus Lewallen
  • District No. 18. [Blank]

The following gentlemen were selected as a Township Central Committee: W. J. Adams, Tunis Voris, James Ralston, James B. Gordon, L. M. Hotchkiss, Dr. Sweezey, and Joseph Smith.

On motion the Secretary was requested to furnish the Vevay Reveille with the proceedings of the meeting for publication.

The Convention then adjourned.

L. M. HOTCHKISS, Pres’t.
J. B. VORIS, Sec’y.