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yoi-???.. ..N? 18,1??. NEW-YORK, 81 ?DAY, SEPTEMBER 6, I898.-COPYRIGI1T; 1896: BY THE TRIBUNE ASSOCIATION-THREE PARTS; THIRTY-TWO PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS
GOOD SOUND MONEY TALK,
A REPUBLICAN MASS-mkktinv,
COOPER UNION.
IX
BJggOBB? BT SENATOR THTBSTO!?, op NEBRASKA,
ASP CfRTlfl ????.?. JB., OF MAMACHUBBTTS.
Excessively wel and disagreeable ris was tho
weather Invt night, its Influence was noi greatly ,
fflt at the big mass-meeting in the Cooper Union,
arrancai by Ih' Campaign Committee of the Re
puMiran <'luh. Tho rain could not dampen tho
jrd^r "f nearly 2.000 penj-io who assembled in
the ti ? .-* t. > i- i ? old meeting place for tho purpose of
llitpninp to speeches by ITnlted State? Senator '
John M. Thurston. of Nebraska, and Curtis
Guild. Jr., of Massachusetts At least half an
jjnur before the appointed timo for the opening
of th?? meeting fully three-fonrtha of tho soats .
were occupied, and when later Adelbert ?.
Steel??, chairman of tho campaipn Committee of
the Republican Club, roae t<> open the proceed
????. no! only were the soats filled, but there I
wa? a rospcrtatiV cordon of hearera atandlng in ?
th?. aisles at th.? hack >?? tho hall. Suoli an out?
pouring on sudi a nicht had been totally unea
pprted earlier in the evening by tho promoter!
of the gathering. Tho enthusiasm waa great,
not a point made by any of the apeakera last
rieht being allowed to paaa unnoticed or unro
warded, and the addreeaea were followed with
the closeat attention and Intereat.
Cornellui N. Bliss, presiden! f the Republican
riui> had been announced to preside, bul be?
cause of tho fatigue entailed by his labora dur- ;
ine the lael few week? in aid of the causo, ho
had gone '??" rt sh"v! rost in ,h0 coantry? ln his ;
,tead Mr. flteele presided.
THOSE ON Tin: PLATFORM.
Amone thos.? who wer< aeated on the platform ;
vere General H race Porter. General Wager
iwayae. Edward Lauterbach, Samuel Thomas,
Louis Btera, General C H. T. Collis. J. Murray |
Mitchell. K. P. North, Thomaa H. Hubbard, M.
CD. Bordea, Georg? R. Manchester, -lanes li.
Sheffield. General Anson O. McCook. Charlea ?.
Denlson Hearj ,;?? -s ; ? Cephaa Bralnerd, John
Proctor Clarke. Ward B. R ?bin? ?, John Bab ne
fjgjth. Enai H. Roberta J"h" E. Mllholland, J.
Edgar Leayeraft, Daniel Butterfleld, Bliaa C
Croft. Charles Stewart Smith. S. V. K. Cruger,
Henry L. Einstein, John A. Btewart, K. C. Alex?
ander. C N. Boret, Jr.. Mahlon Chance, Powell
Clayt?a, Profeaaor George Ounton, City Macis- I
irate John O. Mott, N. R Bcott. of Weal Vir?
ginia; J hn W. Vroomaa, E. ?'. Bailey, Jamos p.
Ptater, N'vin H. Has??? W. Hayea a. W. Doo?
little. John J. Kennedy, Percy McElrath, Jamos
A. Van Pa Linda. Edward P. Brown, l>r. C B.
Hubbard. l^ron Horton, Herberl Cuahman, Dr.
ft. H. Mason. John F. Ducey, James C Allison,
MUlard H. Erar??. C H, Wilson. D L Beward,
?. H. Dillenbeck and .lames Harrincton.
A selection of Inrtrumental music by tho 0th
Beeimont Band helped to dispel tho monotony
between the openinc of tho doors and tho he
ginning of the oratory.
The hands of the dork wore pointing exactly
to I when Mr Bteele, accompanied y Benator
Thurston and Mr ?luild. were observed making
their way to the front of tho platform. Immedl? ?
Italy Ike applause broke out, and was renewed
again and again while tho roclplents repeatedly
kewsl their acknowledgment* When order ?
wae ?Uenrth restored. Mr. Bteele proceeded at ?
once to Introduce the first speaker of the even- ;
inf. First, however, he briefly expressed bis ;
frrarifle?tlon that on sudi an unpropitlous nicht
*o many people should have attended the meet
In?, and stated hie regret that owing to his.
ntny arduous dutiee in connection with his
fork a? treasurer of the National Committee,
Mr. Plisa was unable to he pr-sent that nicht.
Then In a few felicitous words he Introduced
Curtis C.ulld. Happy in the possession of a
?troni? and resonant vice. Mr. Guild was quit k?
ly In tourh with his hearers, and his repeated
exhortations to them as Americans to help In
?ustainlng the honor and integrity of their
country met with a response that showed how
thoroughly the sentiments he expressed wore
la accord with the feeling? "f the meeting.
Mit. GTJILD'8 REMARKS.
He apok? as follows:
Th1rv--ix vears ago, when the Nation ara? upon
th* threshold of a Kr-at moral crisi-. Adral,am
Lincoln, in Cooper Institut-, urn? ,1 the people to
"do nothing through passion or ill ten.
Ittr. he added, ran no more ?? middle
gsnind between right end wrong thi ?
tween the living and th'? dead. The Lnlted Bl ?
stand? aeain upon the threshold of a great moral
crisi? ll I? proposed that every debtor, that
Vrited State? Itself, shall abandon the honoi and
wisdom of civilization for the low cunning of lh<
lavale. It is proposed thai we ?hall forevi
?m-? the Government of th?? United States of the
trust hr.d confidence, not of foreign nation? m< ?
but of ' .r own citisene 1' is propos?e thai we
?hall swindle those who have trusted the Govern?
ment out of half th'-ir mmi'v It is proposed lhat
we ?hall pay ln silver wi.'-rr we have borrowed
to ?old
There 1= a fahlo of ancient Italy that tells how
Tire irvi Water and Honor start??! out together
throuKh the world
Fire ?aid. "If I nm lo?t seek where ve se.? ?moke,
for where smoke is there ehall ye find Kit??."
Water said. "If I am lost s. ? k where ye ?ee
freer, tree?, for where verdure is there shall ye
find tva?. r ??
Honor ?all, "If I am 1?>st aeeh not si all, tor
when Honor once is lost it never <?;?? be found
The moral of that fade Is true not of Italy nor
If America only, but of all countries and of ;?n
times. Dishonor and prosperity can never be
round In wedlock. Th?? deliberate betrayal of
trust ?s never twice successful. The swindler of
to-day If the bankrupt of to-morrow. (Applause.)
The |?| ,. before us Is not of politics, but of
morali?.
.When Bynum, of Indiana, stands by the ?Me of
Wellington, of Maryland; when Palmer, of Illinois,
s Jolr<-<? I Reed, of Maine; when Braga and Wal
i?re and Algei and Blgel and Porter and Si?-kies
nnd them?? ive? ngnln as they w<-r?? m th<? la I
ffyt ??rugg?? for the Vnlon, in the sanie uniform
an?] tr,,. ..,,,. nrmv; w-hen Orover Cleveland and
?????"" ,: rri>"'" strike hands together for the
ommen welfare of (he common country, the cause
Ada all ???tions and all partie? ' The cause
trans
U
again ?
??,"\""' ''' li.tegrltv of the Cnlted Btstea of
america. .;I1(1 the f?;it, w.? f0ii,)W js (he Has of
Graham Lincoln. (Applauae.)
>?*KITHRit DKHOCRATIC KOR AMERICAN.
The demand for the det.asim; of the eurency I
?2*b?T Democratic nor American, it is not in
?rf,ord with the Democracy of An.h. w Jackson,
Th
S ?Hver dollar of Jackaon was worth noi 1.-ss.
. more than u hundred cents ln gold, it Is not
M<*r<1 w'ih th? Democrac) of Thomaa Jeffer
limi. 7hom?? Jefferson In ??? ?topped th? un?
itirtii?oina??of ?i,v?r.
? ?? ?p, /'"i1"" or li,"; Rnwbllcan party to-l.,v. a?
me" ??"1' ' '";"'? '" ?. lo furnish ? leader ro? the
'h* ?.? J,?l,:1''s "ho would ?avi i.,.? counti A?
?''?>?r*,7f ;':.rn"',' *'/?' hopeful eye? to the pa lent
*'?* c,,,r '?1";',;I.V '?,??? i0 *>?? '? now turn to the
??outage of William McKinley. (Applause.)
Profit ?G".' *':'J':'' ,,f" "?? all ? ?? - ?e. ? rrom the
*)? Born? /? ,V" '"'"" ow'1"'>4. has he.-n well - at? I
Th. G?., ?egran. It I? a conspiracy agalnat a a
k?e?ue.,Kytr of lahl,r *'""''' *ntr<-r as ? cap
?nd L,V' n.frr*"t ?n his bonds would be cui In two
threat;.;? ?"" tbl wl/,C?i",'?d pani,? which even the
??? ?,,, v''r ha? brought s0 nearly up??n us would
?it iiflri. ,m- "f ?'!? !" ??"? altogether He would
curren
'Ipe ?,,, r h.H." br0"?bt so nearly up,,? us would
? luffl/ "7"" "f ? G !"'?'|,"r,y ?'?ogelhi ? He would
nire'nc? .."on", Whenever a nation !,.,, de .?sed it,
"as sifT?, .,n'?|'n, "r mo,1"'ti history, the man who
Itna, ?, ;' ?/" ,?,"'"! hae ,"?"1 "O' the man who
K?VtVi22 L? lnJt ""? mftn wh" ha,< to nrn it We
?>*mJa t? h* ?'?P?riment ourselves. When we BU??
MeeTofioft^ P*>'n,?n,i 'l1"1"-- the pjvii War the
???or li?5,i ?J??n? "G *norm?u*iy? hut tn.? wages of
that 'a*K"'l behind. It Is ? matter of offlcl-il record
*Min jw waK<,,( ln LW' houahl leu than Ihey
tho'.,'ri?;1^Vna ;,n<, ,aPan h:,v" r"?'- ??ver. Mills In
P*r\n >rlir*" a,r," Par'n* ?Hvldend? 0f from LO .., 90
?n M.xt.ft?'^"i'v ?'at-,l that the hou?es of th? rich
NsHiH ?.^1|G1? .>'"" "f. ??'e luxury of ancient
TUR BT'BDKN' ov T1IK WORKMAN.
,1|!1'ri',h Planter of Mexico may live In keussa that
?Mnwh th" lliX,,ry of t??0 Roman Empire, hut the
?hat a V'"' th" i0" ,or ,hnt Planter llve? in ? shed
?ou? f" Aniirlrnn farmer would deem not over-luxu
toll un0r Catt" Th<" ?'?!'^? worklngm.in must
?hea,"^**1"*^ {oT ' w<"'k ,0 buv ;i "'''K1?' sa,k of
*oth*r ""' ?'?^?", half-naked children, and
^wa^with bable? ?t the breast swnrm about th?
f'ontlaned on Tblrrt Paa;?a.
LABOR THE MONEY POWER.
IT STANDS for AN HONEST DOLLAR AND
AGAINST REVOLUTION.
WIIUAM C. CORXWEU. REPUES t? SOME OK
BRYAN'S ALLEGED ARGUMENTS AND DEM.
ON8TRATE8 TU ? ?ROY ORATOR'??? IG?
NORANCE OP FINANCE.
Buffalo, Sept. B. William C. Cornwell. president
of ih?? City Bank, of Buffalo, addressed th.- School
of Finance here to-night on the money queitlon
Mr. ( ornwell used nome of the argumenta from his
pamphlet on "Ore? i,i.:?.ks. the Silver Trouble ana
1 ' ? " which hai been called the lilt of the
campaign. He ?poke In part ai followa:
?l do not hesitate to aay thai the money power is
for McKinley and the gold standard. Bui I follow
'his up win, the Inquiry, What is the money power
In tins country? and with thla reply: The money
power la the power that furnishes and control? the
cash and the cash eredita of the United States.
'iliis power is concentrated In the. hands of the
banks, the loan association?,, tho mortgage com?
panies and the Insurance companies. There are a
few individuai bankers, but they aro in a small
minority.
"A Lank is on?? of tho machines of business. The
capital is generali) furnished by ln.ndr.Mis of peo?
ple, most of them In moderate clicumstances, who
take shares of stock and put in the money to start
"::l The greater par! of the banks' money Is.
however, the property of small depositor? and busi?
ness men. hundred? and thousands of them for
each Lank, and the average amount placed on
credit by each is small. Taken all together, how?
ever, tho ?'hole makes ni> a very !.n??' ?um, which
the bank officer is exi.ted to loan oui and Invest
safely, bul must always be ready to pay back la
the depositor In cash. The banker, then, against
whom v.? hear so much abuse from Ignorant quar?
ters, is the paid servant who looks after the Inter?
est of the entire Institution, tho interests of thou?
sands of people In each Institution, and. although
he must have more experience than the min who
digs or tho man who taken . ire of horses, he is,
nevertheless, 'a hired man.'
"When Mr, Bryan iv,^ In Buffalo ho took special
pains to stigmatise bankers, but In his speech In
N.w-Ycrk and In all his speeches he has shown
such great Ignorance on the ?ubje. t of banking
that I am Inclined to think that it I? his age more
than anything else thai Is at fault. Youth is a
magnificent quality, bui is better on a ranch than
In an ? xecutlvo .hair. espi?, tally if such thing? have
to be said as have to be concerning Mr Unan,
namely, for Instance, that what he knows about
finance is noi so, and thai In all his ninety ? ??
speech? ? In the 'enemy's country' not one of his
arguments will stand the teal of .aim, cool Investi?
gation, based or fa.-ts and experlei
"The banker? ol the United States are mainly
trustees oi the people's money, employed on sal?
ary, ai expected so to conduci the affairs of 'ho
hank that the greatest benefit will come to their
stockholders, to their depositors, lo tho whole
business of the locality, by means of careful loan
ing. Each bank, saving? lank and trust company
1? mado up In about the san.?- ?ray. Let us t.ik??
thom all together and add the building and loan
- ? itlons, which comi under the s..m??
and you have In rom,! figure? |5.3S<>,000,ooo own? I
by 10,0?J0.o?j thrifty peopl? iwning, man) of them,
only a few dollar? nplece, and si Ihe .?\???..?<? only
about 1500 api. ??? ThiJ I t?.?? money power!
"Listen! it I? earl) morning In the ?real pity
I>" you hear lhai ??und of footstep.? on ihe cool
stone? shutf. shuff, hundred? thousands, - t ? t ? I ?'"*-'.
stepping, regularly. Increasing, through the mart?
and highway? where commerce flows? These are
they who carry the dinner-pail, the laborers, Ihe
shop-girls, the . !. iks, the \a.-t srmy of the < m
ployeci, million? and million- of Ihem. Thl? I? ih<
money power. They do noi drive on the ?.?
tarda They do not live Iii ? ? of ease and luxury.
The) do service wherever commerce need? ? w ?Ming
hand, s clear head, a thrifty soul. This ? ih?
. power All there Ih of thrift. Industry,
\.m ie, the good, old-fashioned qualltle? thai mak??
a nation great those are the qualltle? ..f this great
i.rmy 'the potentate? of the dinner-pall.' They
own tho hundred? of millions In oui
They hold the foremost Hen upon the assets of
our great life-insurance companle? They are the
- ' In th<? loan sssooiatlons, and, In the
aggregate, each owning a little, ar* heavy stock?
holder? In our greal railway and industrial ror
lons, The country'? wealth la distributed
anioni: them, they are relativel) rich, and there
? ? . .r v. - ? t Ime In any ag? or in) : nd ?
rners received for ih. ir
? nd could bu) o muri will what
.?. ?v. .1. ; - the) COUld Iron 1*73
gold basi? In the United State? was ,, ?ure thing
and everybody thought ?o They are the p
power; t'..\ an lh< thrifty, mone)
?avine people of ili rountr) They fumisi
nd the edits which mak- the power,
it ?- why the mone) powei I? r..r (told foi
.?-1 dolli ? Bgaii t rep idiatlon, aga Inst revo
luti'.?
"H is a question of ?elf-presert it lo An at
t.-mk has been mad.? upon th< ir property At
tempi lu bell g ? lo get them to
cui Iti two the saving? of years To lak< ??? ?
dollar? for ea< ' of a ' I? h they ha . ? pent?
In th< ?w< at of th< brow, and l< . ?? f of H
uva] do ) ou think Ihey will coi ? ? ? ro ?
The hoi ? Ihe thrift of the Oreei Mo
read) answered Ihe question. Their answer
?- 89,000 thundering noes."
?
FORTY MES III 1.1> il'- ?? 7 il 0,
? ?] : ER?. MAKE A RAID ON A Pt'ERLO OAMRMNO
boi si:.
Put bio, Col . Sept. '?. Foui big ? ??? ? ti
nervy m< ? "h< Id u?>" forty men in the <\\? ? n
Light gambling house, In Ihe h< rt of the ell
i'clork lost nlaht, and won f >r their daring
bolder? if." in money belonging to Ihe propi ?
of "?.? place. A tall, ?llm man of the pair h. M the
crowd al ?...;.. forcing them lo keep up their hands.
while a short, rather heavy-set robber proceeded lo
the faro table and took from the drawer $:?;:. In
currency and some ?liver. Then he qulckl) made
i) io Ihe "crap" table. Here wa? piled ?ome
?:.'.V' In ?liver, bul the man contented himself with
taking JU'.. It i- pi? imed that they Intended to
rob ine -..f<. bul jusl at thl? moment one of th ?
employes of the house who had been oui lo stipp, r
came running up the ?tain making considerable
a-ai thl? ? vid? ntly fright? ni d ?
They qui. k ? back? d toward th? reai ?1 tor, m? itn
while co\'erfng the crowd with their pistol
disappeared Deputy-sheriff? and pollcei. were
soon on the ground, 'arefully ? ?arching the city and
guarding outgoing fain? for 'he ????. ? peculiar
faci in cot ? ? cllon with the robbery is that not one
of the fort} player? had a pistol.
?
LIBRARY 1880CIATIOS OFFICERS.
Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 6. The American Library
Association finished ?tv session in thla ?Ity last night
with a banquet,'and staged by boai for Mackinaw
island, where the final session will be held n< \t
Tuesday, The following officers were elected:
President, W ll. Brett, Cleveland; vice-presidents,
Henry L Blmendorf, St. Joseph, Mo.; .1. ll Hosem,
Minneapolis; Miss Anna P. James, Wllkesbarre,
Penn.; secretary, Rutherford ? Hayes, Fremont,
Ohio; treasurer, Oearge Watson Cole, Now fork;
Association Council, Henry J. ?air. of Bcranton.
Penn .lohn C. Dana, of Denver; Melvll Dewe) of
New-York and Mis? Mary Plummer, of Brooklyn,
N, V . trust??? endowment fund, .lohn C. Hutch
Ins, of ' 'lev? ?and.
MOTE ME ? G? OF KATAL TE88EL8.
Washington, Sept. ?" Dispatches were received ?t
the Navy Departmenl to-day announcing the arri? al
of ihe Ban Francisco a1 Merstna, the sailing of the
Machlas from Chemulpo for Che-Foo and the ar
rivil ?f the North Atlanti. Squadron at Fisher's
lai ind, Conn.
A ? /. II COMET DISCOVERED.
Boston, Sept. ?'?.- A cable message from the Eu
ropean Union of Aatronosaars t.. Messrs Chandler
and Ritchie announces the discovery of s new romei
by Olacoblnl, an astronomer at the Nice Observa
tor? The rom-*1 was first seen l<> him si I
ll minute? Urecnwlch mean time, the position being
? \ 17 hours :o minutes, M seconds; declination
south' 7 dearee? 3 minutes. Th? romei ha? a mo?
tion of plus 2 minutes In B, A and south < minuta
?
SUI (HlI.I Ml CHIXE8E FROM CANADA.
Klagare Falls, ? ? . Sept I. if all reports aro
true one of the bigMesI Chinese smuggling schemes
on record ins lust come to light. According to the
reports her?, end they ara borne out by the recent
actions of Chinese Customs Inspector OMeera,
there has bean nil summer ? systematic sssaggllng
?f Chinamen from St. Catherine's, Ont. to CMp
iMwa Dill, from which place tho G. I. stlals were
rowed anoss to the Amori, an si.io at a point be?
tween Schlosser Dock, la this ?ity. sad La Balle.
Fro? there they bar. btw taken under ocrer of
to be a white mnn.
BURGLARS SOT AWED,
THIEVES AGAIN PAT A VISIT TO BED?
FORD STATION.
A ROt'RE BROKEN INTO SEAR THE ???.?.??G. A
OCR WHICH WAS STOLEN AUDACIOVSL.Y
EXCHANGED \T \ LOCAL STORE
The recent shooting of the three burglars at
Bedford Station '<> William Adsma does not
seem to have discouraged other thieve? In the
least Walker Adams, father of William Adama
was murdered hy the burglars while two of the
latter died from Injuries they received, and ?
thl'd is now In the White Plains Jail, it was
thought that th?? reception thej mot would mike
other criminals civ?? the place a wide berth in
tho future, but it did noi The house <?? Jame?
Ba-les, near the village, was broken into yester?
day morning, and, besides clothing and other
valuables, a double barrelled shotgun was taken.
Tii? thief evidently had m mind how young
A,lams used ins rill??, ami. it Is thought, took this
gu ? so that it could not i,?? turned on him.
Tho burglar was evidently not a new hand In
tho business, ami he displayed great nerv.? After
committing th- burglary he walked to the vil?
lage, where he exchanged Mr S'arles's gun for
another one, and received 11 ais... Th?> ??????G
then went to Mount Klaco, a hi re he ? old the gun
and th?> clothing. After thai he disappeared,
?uni. although a search "as mad? f??r him, he
was not found. He is described ;?s being about
? feet 7 Inches in height, thickset, well dressed,
having a ?lark mustache, and wore a seal-brown
hat.
? ? ?
EXVLOSiny NEAR BROADWAY.
THREE WORKMEN IVM'KED. ONE OP
THEM PERHAPS FATALLY.
A PREMATURE DISCHARGE OP DYNAMITE KAR.
ROW ESCAPE OP PASSERS BY EXCITE?
MENT IN THE NKIOHI* IRIK " ?D.
Three workmen were Injured, ?>ne perimr?- fa?
tally, by a premature explosion In the excavation
for the Herald Square Hotel, Thlrty-alxth-at. and
Broadway, si 2:30 p. m. yesterdaj This is the
time on a Saturday wie ? thai psii of Broadway
Is crowded with peopl? afoot ami in carrlsges,
going to matinees. It Is a wonder that th?? ex?
plosion, the force of whl? h was great, did not in?
jure mor.? than three persoi
A hole had been drilled in the rock below th??
north si |. a ilk of Thirty-sixth ?I . about ??enty
flve f?-?-t east of Broadway, where there wa? ?
constant stream of |i< pS Ing. Tliei"
were about twenty men at work In Ihe ei
tion. under the charge of For? man Andre? Brad
ly, Patrick ?Oran, ?.f No, ?UVi Tenth-ave.,
stick "f dynamite from s chesl and placed II ?
the hol?1. William Olwell, of No. 244 Es ? G
fourth-at., wa? ? ; ther h 4e for
I? ir near by. and O? irge Barrow, of No, 11.1 Mott?
et., was within a shorl distance r <??!,? Be?
fore tie? protei tins "blank? '" of ? I m ber s could be
placed ?-??t tl?..? dynamite, and in son ? ? ?
yel known, th?? rharg ? xpl i ! Th? r.?;, ? ??? ?.? ?
? ". and the ?hm k was fell ad ? ?
Br idway for a disi u. ?? ,,r ? ? ?
and south.
Coran had one of hl fingers blown off and was
Injured about tt.?? ? hesl lo an ? ?:? ni thai makes
hin recovery dou l ? am] ? ?well
severely bruise l about their bodlei
fragments of stone. ? ? r of other ? ork
men were shaken up by tl ? . ?,.?t w.-re
n?.t other? ?
Th?? explosion scattered the people In the
neighborhood, but Immediately afterward an Im
? d . olle? led at tl,?? s? ??<?. I:? ? rti
that a building had collapsed ;?t, I thsl several
men hai been killed were stari -?. bui theae w?-r??
soon discredited.
? ? olIceman and Io- Ollday, wh , v.? ?? ? ..
at th?? time ?,f tli?? < ?plosion, hurrl 1 ?? la tl ? ? ^
ca vat Ion and a ?.ill to the New York Hoapltal
for at. ami. ihn. ? ? Pending it?^ an
l?r Ollday did ?? hai he could fot ti,?? three In?
jured men Thej v.. t. taken to the hospital.
Foreman Bradley was arrested, He said that
hi-- assistent, Jam? ? reaponslble for
anything that occurred a? the ?.ait ?,f the exea
vati ? ?? ??? h ?? ?' ? ' '? ? - une ?>f the explosion. ? m
the strength of this stai? m? 1.1 Iwo det?
were seni Io arresi ('ody, who, H :.?- ?aid, disap?
peared Immediately aft?:' th? acetileni.
*
l '</.' 1/ ?7?/./.). 1 II 0 TO OSE.
I LT OF A POLL OP NEBRASKA FARMER! AT
, ?It: .-l v: ! PAIR IN OH Ml \.
? he folio? ;?.?'?"?? I beet ree? Ivi d by W. H.
Benm. of th? firm ol 1 >?? II I F* im, In the
? Lit? d Sl ?? ?? ? ' ? '????. ?? ? Hiding
Charle ?: Bate? ? ? ? ?? ?? ? Bullding,
? '?? ih ?. ?? ?? . Sept. l, IM
W H, Beam < ? ?>?'? s t'orli
My I" sr sii We have th? N? bi Bl le I' ilr
?..,?.. in .?? and Ihe Incoming train? ar
,?? ing ,,,, ? th? dlfferenl road ? be? ? poll? d
,.\, ,.. ,].,?, mi week on Ih? Pr? ? Id? nllwl question
with the t? ull thai McKlnlej gel two vote? to
Bryan'? on? ' ' nlflcant, for
,. . \Ki , nitural Btati Pair, and, of a ?
the ?tt? ndanl are farm? ? , ?? al ?? aat, luv
and the railroad, are gli round trip
,.,,,. fronl ?II stations In Nebraska, and "everybody
an<j the hired man" are hi re. Pul your mone) on
McKinley foi 9?,(? majority In Nebraska, and you
?IH he afe to tak-i even beta on Bryan's horn? ell .
Uncoln, go ? ! Im. B? Il loi Ins ? rerj day,
and liy .\ov.ini?? ? will noi be In It. Reapectfully
yours, L'HARLKS ?. BATK8,
?
v/.n PRIORESS OF THE DOMINICANS.
Newburg, Sept. .'?. 81 1er Hildegarde, who ? tab
Hahed SI MaryV Acadcmv here In I??, and ha?
Bincfl been In ? h ira? of th ? Institution, ha? been
elected priore?! ol Ihe Dominican Order <?f the
K?st, with headquarter! al No U7 to MS Second-st.,
New-York and wlll'have jurisdiction over fourteen
conventi? 'She wa? born In CovlngOn, Kv, and
made her religious vow? a year after interina a
Dominican -onvent. _
?ROAD AGENTS" IN MINNESOTA.
l-;?rk Rapids, Minn . Sept. E The BermMIJl ? ig?
??? ??,,,-|,? up" y? terday by two masked "road
lU, ,,,. ?? ,,,,.. topp? ? lb? I? am The di Iv? r pulled
rt revolver, .??>? ?he hi r?n?l rot.brr pul ;? bull??!
through hi* b.ii This ?iiinI led him. anil robber No
j Wrn1 Ihrough his ? lekets, Inklr? KG In cash and a
.?,.,11 pxpres? order, and disappearing In Ih?
.,' ;"?.,, fwa* ,,..i dl tiirlH-d. There m no clew to the
r?;?,i,?s A bis posse I. In pursull of them,
?
IAB0R DAY IN PHILADELPHIA.
Philadelphia. Bepl ?'? To daj i- La ?or D?
thioughoul Penn?ylvanla, and II l? being observed
In this city. The Stock Exchange, Commercial Ex?
change, banks etc., are closed, a? are ?No ? num?
ber of bu?lne* houee?. Tie? N.itl;.ii.l l...b..r May.
Monday, will aleo be observed m Philadelphia.
?
THi: BERMUDA ILLOWED To BAIL?
Washingti n. ?< ??' '? ''' rmlssion a ?* givi p to-d? ?
by the Treasurj Depsrtment lo Jhe steamer Ber
muds nt Phllad? Iphl ?, lo proceed t?. N? ? I
The Bermuda, Il la alleg? . hsa bei ? engaged In
filibustering open ?on? I ? Cubs, and a protect
?gainst b-r leaving port was mede
-??
77/,; BARDIC (HAIR AWARDED.
D-nv.r. Col., Sept. ... -The most imp-.rl.int OCCUr
r?n?e of the annual Fist.fed festival, the award
In? of th? bardk 'hair to th?? ?uecessful contestant
In v7?hU) poetry, he? Ukee place, th? winner being
the H.v i> I < inflitti, of Turm. ?. V . well known
. u?, ish iterary ?ir?l?s under the nen QSRM ?if
!",.?,,??,,!?'? A esan prise of ?W went with the chair.
_?
D-MOCRAT1C stati: CONVaWTIOM AT
HlFFAI.o
Take I.ehlirh Valley 1! ?? Round trip ticket? Ficht
dollars CkMd Bfpt " and IS. returning on or before
Sept 19. Ticket? at all Lehlgh offlces.-(Advt.
M'KIKLEY AT HIS BEST.
TWO ELOQUENT ? DDK ESSES.
FIVE THOUSAND PENNSYLVANIA REPUB?
LICANS VISIT CANTON.
tmf: issue? or the campaion explained in
VIOOROL'I AND STIRRING WORDS TO DELE?
GATION? KROM BEAVER COUNTY
AM' PITTSBURO ENTHUSIASM
AT HIOH WATER MARK.
Canton, uhi?.. Bept B, Decorated with clus?
ter? "f golden rod, emblematic of the money
they favor, 3,000 Pennsylvanlan? visited Major
McKinley to-day to cheer him and to listen to
his speeches.
The first ?I 'legation, u*hlch came on three ?pe
'? clal trains, arrived si the house about noon.
There were ah?.ut 2,500 persona In the delega?
tion, and they were escorted ftom the station
bj the Canton Mounted Troop, s oiui> of former
citizen? of Pennsylvanie now living in Canton,
and by s commit!.f prominent citisene of
this town. There was great enthusiasm about
the lin?? ,<f march, This delegation aas from
Beaver County, and ?as largely composed of
people fr??m the town? of New-Brighton, Beaver
and Beaver Palls, The visitors represented
sixty-five manufacturing establishments. With
the delegation were Representative Charles C.
Townsend, General Jo.tn ? Little and ?. H.
Thomas, president ??f the Lincoln Club.
SPEECH TO THE MEN KROM BEAVER.
Edward A. Pr?t hey, a moulder, ?as spokes?
man. When he appeared ?? the porch with
Major McKlnle) cheer after cheer burnt from
the greal crowd In th?? yard and the streets.
In reply lo Mr. Prethey'a remarks, Major Mc?
Kinley said:
"My Pellow-Cltisens: It gives me rery greal
pleasure to receive this ?ail from the working
in? n and rltlsena of Beaver County, "f the Btate
? Pennsylvania (Applause.) I greel you at
my home sa friend? end as aiii.'s in the greal
? tuse In which the honor of the country and
prosperity of th?? ?.pie are Involved. You are
our nearest neighbors In the Bast, and are
nne< led so, tally and In business rela?
tion? with ih?? eastern part of the old Congress
districi ?ht? h f,,r so many years I had the
honor to represent. The people of this country
never were s.? eager to vote as now (Oreat
cheerlng.l Th, las: four year? have been long
years the longest four yesra since our great
Civil War (Cries ol "That's right!")
"Everything has suffeted bul the Republican
party (Laughter.) Everything has ?.?
blighted bul Republican principies (applause
and laughter), and they are dearer, more cher?
ished and more glorious than they have ever
l?efore (Cries of "That's right!") The
?.pie of tim country are only waiting for an
?unity t.? embed) those greal principles
in public las and pu : ? ?. lion (Ap?
pi NNHYI.VANIA DEVOTED TO PROTECTION.
I have greal alfe ??,p for your old county
and your greal Commonwealth (Cries of "Hur?
rah for McKlnlej ind Reaver County!") Both
? ' ? for the Nan?,? and Ita h mor In ?
? ? ui h ? ?? ? No Btate In the Union
ha? '? ? i t.? Republican
nos and Republican policies than the Bl ite
nf Pennsylvania (Cries of "Hurrah ???? Penn?
sylvania" ? .\.. State has achieved higher rank
inufActttrln? and mining than yours, and
? si-.t?- has been more devoted to the great
doctrine of a protective ?.??? than the Stats
from whence you com,?, er,?? mendous cheering.)
"And, my fellow-cltlxens, no Btate rempli
?? splendid advantage? of that great sys?
tem more than yours, ? do not Imsglne that
? ??? ? t' u'ive |t up (applause and
of "No, never!"), but thai you will stii
. to It sa the greal tmerli an patriotic policy,
the best for our advancement and prosperity.
(Cheers, and crie? of "We will do thai all
right!") I do not recall ? time In the history
... the country when protection waa at Issue
that ) "ur Stat.? did no| declare by ? pi|
II f? ?? T? o yeat ? ago > nu
to your d d Qnvet nor, ' lent ral
li? tings (applause), the largest majority ever
!??. your St.it??. and probably the largest
popular majority ever t--i\ ??t? t?? ,in> candidate In
an; st.it?? of the Cnlon. fApplause.)
"My fellow-cltlsens, I do not forget that this
delegation come? from the home ?,f that distln
ilshed l< sder and unrivalled Republican organ?
iser (greal ? heering and criea of "Quay, Quay!")
whose unfaltering devotion to Republicanism has
never wavered, and whose splendid services to
th?? ?aus? have m??r?? Mian one.? assist.?<1 to
achieve the most signal triumph- In both your
Btate and the Nation. (Great applauee.)
? remembei well that when tho Wilson Tariff
lau wenl from the House t?? the Senate and was
under discussion B? nator Quay ?I.? resolutely
forever) Interest In hi? Btate and prevented 'he
rtlon of greal Industries by his famous
?pei ? h. v.in, h uas the longest ever delivered up?
on the tariff question in ?he hletciy of the lie
publll . and M hl? h OSS not h? ? Ii < "ii. !lld? d.
((?real laughter and applauae.) Wien he was
fighting for the Industrie? of your Btate on the
floor of the s.natc, If he could not ?ave them In
an) other way, he resumed his bpeech (laugh?
ter), which wenl on day after day (renew? ?I
laughter), without apparent diminution ?,f the
manuscript which lay before him. (Continued
laughtei and cries of Hurrah for Quayl") I
wish he might have lie ? a par; ??f this greal
deification t?? day, but his (ibsence is fully com?
pensated by th?? faci that m another part of this
great field of contea! h?? ?? serving th?? same
cm ?? in which .vu at.? engaged, and for tin?
success of which so nany "f ih< people are
striving. (Applause.)
????; FIO HT POR NATIONAL HONOR.
"it is this year, my countrymen, a greai cause
fot which u'? contend .mending, the sup
port "f every patriot, for it representa th.? Na?
tional honor ami ?tanda for National prosperity.
(Applause and criea of That's right!") It In?
volve? every cherished Interest of the corinti/
and embrace? the welfare nf every cltlten of
th?? Republic. (? \??i????. "You told the truth
then.") it Involve? th?? labor and wage? of the
people and th.? earnlngii ai ? uniulati d ami to be
a, cumulated, th?? honor of th?? country, its finan?
cial Integrity, Its ?.? name all are si stak?? in
tins greal contest; ami every lover "f country
must ??? aroused t" duty and quickened t?> re?
sponsibility in thl- Crisis (Applaus?? and cries of
??You needn't won y shout that." ?
"t tur glorious e unti*) has Buffered no dishonor
m ih?? past, n must suffer no dishonor m the
(utui?.?. The |ast is secure and glorious The
present is serene and glorious. The present ami
futur?? at?.? our fields ol duty and opportunity.
Those who have preceded us have done well
their pin shall we ??? less honest and patriotic
,,nd brave in th* performance ?>f our part?
idles of "No! ???'?')
In America we spurn all class distinction?
(Applause and crie? of "Correct.") We an? all
equal citisene equal m privilege and opportu?
nity, hi America, thank God, no man is horn
to power. None at?? assured of station or com?
mand except by their own worth or usefulness
But to sny posi f honor all who choose may
aspire, and history has proved that the humblest
in youth an? frequently th.? moat honored ami
powerful in th?? maturity of strength and age,
(Crier of "That's riKht.") It has long 1.?
demonatrated that the phii soph) "f Jefferson ?s
Ira?? and that this, the land of th?? free and
?elf-governed, la the atrongest as well as the I
beat Government in th?? world. (Applause.) Let
na keep it wo.
"Men "f Pennsylvania, friend? an?! neighbors,
let me bM yon be faithful t ? th?? si '.?. traditions
ami teachings of the fathers Make their stan?
dard of patriotism sad duty \our own. Be true
to their glorious example; and s batever the dlffl
CUlties of the present ?>r problems of tho future
may we meet thein in the same spirit of un
the most demon
m Canton since
it applauded
?mphatlc points of the speech
tribute to Senator Quay with
flinching loyalty to the country and to public
inor?is, the same devotion ami love for home and
family, the same acknowledgment of depend?
ence upon Qod that has always characterised
those stand men who bullded tho Republic and
? have sustain??.I it ever sin.?.?. (Applause.) There
: In rests your greatest prosperity and happiness
: and th.? sur.?-! attainment of your best and dear?
est Interests and hopea. lla\.ifldence in the
strength of our free institutions. The) must be
preserved, and th? re is no hope In the world lik.?
Tl1"'" (On at appi,uis.? and cries of "Hurrah for
McKinley!")
"M> follow-citi/., us it has given me extreme
pleasure, l usure you. to moot ami greet you
here at my home this morning, and it win give
m-? sun greater pleasure t ? mo-1 ami greet each
on.? of you personally." (Tremendous cheering.)
EMPHATIC Points LOUDLY CHEERED.
Th?? audit tic ! ? a< on?? of
stratlve that has gathered ?
Major McKlnley's nomination,
with vigor all th?
and greeted th?
prolonged cheers
Aftop Major McKinley ended lis speech the
.1 -ir-? t.. get mar enough to him t.. grasp his
hand was so general and s. Intense that men
pulled, haul.?! and jostled each other in a vigor?
ous .-nd at times alarming manner
Th.? second delegation of Pennsylvania, under
the auspi.os of "Th.? Pittsburg Leader," arrived
on three special trains about 2:30 ami marched
with their bands to th.? McKinley residence Tho
committee at th?? head of tho delegation consisted
of Congressman W. A. Stone and Major A. l>.
Hay. representing tho professions; William a.
Carney, representing th.- laboring men; Samuel
Hamilton, representing th?? business mon. .1. F.
Burke, Captain William Fulwood ami T. w.
Nevin. Kdltor of "The Leader." The) were taken
to Major M. Kini.'v's study ami presented t" the
candidate a few minutes later, when th?? com?
mittee appeared on the porch with Major Mc?
Kinley, there was a demonstration which lasted
several mlnutea Men cheered ami tossed their
hats in the air. women waved their handker?
chiefs ami applaud.?.!, and th?? young men blew
t in Inn nj.
LABOR DEMANDS GOOD MONEY.
When the noiso had subsided Colonel strong
made a short speech and Introduced William A.
?'in., y. Hrsr vice-president ..f th- Amalgamated
Association of iron and Steel Workers. Mr. Car?
ney ? ?? typical worklngman, and is highly es?
teemed and trust??.! by his fellow-tollers, l'i?
ma.!.? ..?- of th?? most stirring and effective
speeches which tiave been addressed to Major
McKinley. Among othei things he sad
I am a graduate of th?? rolling mill?, t?,.? ?kin
?a; i;.v hand? ? thick from hard and honest toll. I
? ..m a worklngman ami know the hard-working non
? of this rountr) will not be carried uwaj by the bal?
loonist In this campalgi ? know and th? ? know
that, no matter whether we have dfty billion dol?
ili ?liver or on?? dollar, to get money we
must earn It by honest toll, and when we do earn
it We want It to ho equal to tin? bi st in the world.
? ..m here as a representative of organised labor
to .-.fut.? ti?,.? .hari;.? that labor believe? ti.,? the
.1? an part) la It? ? n? my. It is false ???>
?:?? ibllean party has never been unfriendly to the
.'..:. and i- noi to-da) Some working
men ma) ?\? b?en led ustras by th? promise? of
prophets, bul 'h?? greni body of laboring men
want work aid honest money, and believe that th??
su????.-ss ..f ti:.? Republican party will bring them
prosperity.
Samuel Hamilton was th- next speaker. He
si??.ko m i..-half of tho business and commercial
. lasses and said that th? election <.f McKinley
would restore confidence, bring capital from its
hiding places and restore good times.
M'KINLEY'S SECOND SPEECH.
Replying to these speeches, Major McKinley
said:
"Mr. President, Gentlemen ami My Fellow
Citizens: ! both thank ami congratulate 'The
Pittsburg Leader.' ?Greal applause.) I con?
gratulate it tinon its large circulation in Canton
t lay. (Laughter.) Il li a rery croa; honor p.
have this large body "f citiz.-ns from te
counties of Allegheny, Westmoreland (cries of
and Washington"), yes, ami tho wind?? State "f
Pennsylvania (laughter), turned asid.? fr mi their
accustomed occupations t?? pay me this visit
(Applause.) This assemblage thoroughly typi?
fies th-? National Idea <.f a greal American com?
monwealth in this, that it represents th.[uall
t\ ..f all which lies at the basis ..f popular gov
ernment. it emphasises the American spirit.
Here an? worklngmen m every department of in?
dustry, professional non. newspaper men?the
native born ami th-? naturalised cltlscn?all
. piai in privil?ge ami power before tin- law, all
alike Interested in the government of tho
country ami with equal voice in controlling and
shaping the destiny of our great Republic. Here
is a striking protest against th- unworthy effort
? i. th ? part of those v. ho would .li\ i.lo our citizen?
ship mt" .lassos, and a striking condemnation
? h an un-American appeal to passion ami
prejudice. (Cheers.) Nothing can battes: stamp
with falsehood ami Indignant disapproval th.
efforl to array class against lass than this great
demonstration before me to-duy. ? have no
sympathy with such appeals, have jrou? (Cries
,,f ? No. no!") Patriotism is a nobler sentiment
it exults, hut never degrade* instead
Ing -to work* th.? masses, it would be
ori th- part of all of ?is to try t?
the mass.- (Tremendous
?Hurrah for McKinley!")
have ? all???! on in?
commonwealth to
f seek
orthler
gel work for
heeling and .nos of
That you should
this day. s.-t apart by your
? ?lei.rat.? the worth am! dig
Ulty ami power "f labor, is a meat honor, winch
I duly and gratefully appreciate. (Renewed
, neers ami ? rl? - of Hurrah for McKinley! ?
????>NAI. BKCOONITION ?'? LABOR
? ,?.?? Da) as a National hol Ida) is a high and
|Uit recognition of the oldesl ami moel honorable
,,f all callings a calling which is at Ihe founda
Uon of every Industri ami of our national prog
, (Cries ot "That's so/') This is a demon?
stration o? respect to tin? men who labor, ami an
honorable distinction worthily bestowed upon
th,,,,. who tul. Labor Day, b) act of Congress,
; mol?? a legal public hollda) m ih?? s.im?? man?
ner as Christmas, ih?? first ?lay of January, the
twenty-second .lay of February, th?? thirtieth day
of May and th?? fourth day ..t' July, are now mad??
bj law public holidays. I congratulate you that
most of th.? siat.s have accordiid to labor a day
separate and distinct, which places it in point of
legal ??, ognitlon with th?? memorable events of our
ou ? and th.? world's history. With th.? ushering
in of tin? now y.ii- on th- tirst of January; with
th.? birth of Washington, th.? Father of his Coun?
try, on th.? twenty-second of February; with the
birth of th.- Republic on the fourth of July; with
th?? glorious Memorial Day, which recognises the
patriotism of th?? men who ?tie.l for th?,? I'ni.in,
ami with Christmas, tho most cherish?.! day to
th.? Christian believer, you have a pia..?, work?
lngmen, in tho permanent statutes of tho United
states, ??'.teat applause.)
? Voti aro h?!-.? to-day. not from ?,11?? curiosity
nor front any motive personal to myself, hut you
are here because we are ali citisene of a common
country who, in a few weeks, will he called Upon,
through "in? constitutional forms, to determine
what party shall control th?? Government for the
next four years, am), what ;?? mor?? Important, by
what principles and poliiios such party shall be
governed. (Enthusiastic cheering and cries of
"We want the Republican.")
WHAT THE REPUBLICAN PARTY STANDS
Ft ?it.
"Th?? country by a voto this year will either
continuo tho prosent Industrial and financial
politics of the Government or abandon them.
Th?! Republican party stands to-day, as it has I
always stood, opposed fo the continuation of an .
industrial policy, which cripples Industries at I
home, robs labor of its Just reward, and sup- ,
plies InsufBclenl revenues to run the Govern?
ment. (Cries of "Good! Good!") It stands op- ?
Continued on Third l'aire.
ENGLISH VIEW8 CLEARING.
MORE CONFI DKNCE EM THE TRIUMPH
OF HONEST MONEY IN AMERICA.
?? ? GOLD EXrOHT MOVKMK.NT KXPLAINEO
THI IMUTISII BIMKTAL.MSTS ? NATIONAfc
DEBT PAYDta AND PltOSPKRITY-THB
KI.IMINATION OK TRI TOM ???
BUROPB ? POSStBIUTT OK AM
I'NDKKSTAXDING WITH rtf.S
sia-n<jti;s or MUSIC
and UTBRATURB.
fnr CABLE TO THE ??1?G??.1
London, Sept B.?There km leads <>f open
water In th?? pack-ice of American politi???, if
the financial situation be sun clouded with un?
certainty and beset with dangir tin? prospest of
final deliverance has brightened. The market
for American se? urltles here, responding to the
Hrmer tons of New-York quotations, is mors ac?
tive. The Vermont el tctlon is regarded a? a
sign that the tide of public opinion la settling
strongly against tl.? repudiation party. The
nomination of Palmer encourages th ? Leiief that
the Democratic rote wi:l i>?? divided, and that
the ?aus.? of hones) finan?a ?in be triumphant,
although keen observen UK.? ''???? st. James's
<;.?/..?p??" remark that it would i?? a inore prac?
tical move for the honest-monej Democrats to
follow the example s-t by the Ubetsl-Ualonlstg
In the Home Rule split of 1886 and vote ootraffet
for the Republican party. The London market
takes its politics fr< m the American market,
and sin???? greater confidence In McKinley*! elec?
tion is reflected there prices ars improving here.
Th?? movement of gold to New-York, which
has been an Inscrutable mystery to the writers
of financial articles here, Is now easily explained.
Practical financiers In the Btreet .i?>w as
sert that the tightness <>f the money market
there .uni the hasty calling in <>f loans have
compelled operator? to quicken the movement
of cotton and grain eastward, and to obtain pay?
ment for th'-s?? crops It is a normal recovery of
exchange, precipitated by the peculiar condi?
tions existing in America. Th?? surplus of cotton
Bnd grain is now coming to Europe, and gold is
urg 'nth required in payment for them.
Th?? best-Informed banker? ridicule the idea
that the shipments of gobi portend a coming
crisis in America, which has 1j? en forecast by
s??m? alarmist writers Th -y assert confidently
that th?? situation is ? tearing, an?l that gold
exports may continue for several weeks in con?
sequence <>f the natural movement of trade be
t\.p Aui'iica and Europe and tho comparative
failure of the Russian crops and the diclino of
exporta from Argentina. One of the most care?
ful ?ity men dec?ate? that gold will not return
from America until next year, and possibly not
then, if McKinley be elected The opinion of
Lombard Street is not ii\\a\s reflected by the
financial review? In the weekly press, which are
Invariably hostile to American Investments,
The confidence it, New-York in the future of
American railway? and ? ti?- National ?redit in?
spires faith berg. City men read and interpret
the stock quotgAona i>y cable, bat do not al
waya heed the warning? and augurili of the
prophets of evi. ki th?? Bnani lai presa,
Bvery influential journal of Kng'and, while
not concealing Its ?lisiik?? of McKinley as a
thorough-going protectionist, as uncompromis?
ing as th?? Premier of Fi ince, prefer? his ?Isctlngj
as a ehotce <>f svila "Th ? Chronicle," grateful
for an authoritative Interview with Bryan, at?
tempts, like Balaam, to carga nil (aas? bat ends
with blessing them altogether, remarking that
McKinley*? protection, while an infatuated, is
an honest policy; whereas free silveriam means
tampering with the currency and unsettling
the foundation ?>f contracta
Th,? Uberai Journals Hi ?i it difficult t?i resist
the temptation to beat Mr. Half? UT ami other
hlmetalllst Minister? otrer the h?-a?is <>f Bryan
and th?> Populista Th?? fact thai four leading
member? of th?? Unionist Government are con?
vinced bimetallista and ih" majority of the re?
maining colleague? are ope i-mlndi d, if not
friendly to th?? policy, make? it easy for the
Opposition presa to reproach them as either
afraid or ashamed to sdopt Bryan's ?ause. It
is. however, unjust to Mr. Balfour and his as
soclates to identify them with any proposal of
barefaced robbery and repudiation lik?? the le?
galized ? .iti?? of ?? t?? 1. when the market rate
la ol to 1. Mr. I.?hnlichere, in a trenchant iirtl
cle In this week's ?Truth." states: "When Kings
clipped coin and obliged their creditors to ac?
cept, clipped COtU in full payment, they simply
paid their creditors less than their due; so if
the United State? allows debtors to ?ay their
? redltora on a reduced standard of value, this
practically amounts to repudiation by tho
amount of the reduction." Mr. Laboochers isa
democrat In the true sense of the word; but, as
a sincere admirer of sterling common-sense of
the American people, h?? hopes that Bryan will
be detested.
Th?? official return? of th?> British National
d ? issu??! this week show a decrease of
?124,000,000 in twenty yean. This reduction,
ulule slight In comparison with American
achievement? in ?lebt pa>ing under Republican
| conditions, before >hs great National policies in
operation for a generation wer?? suddenly re?
versed In 1802, is an unerring hsttcatloa of
. British prosperity. Then Is, h merer, some
evidence that everything is not Rolng so well
with EnglanJ ar ;i.? statisticians make out.
One is the Qerman competition, which ?p- John
?? nnlel hit? off In an admirable cartoon in this
w.ek's "Punch." British trade is depicted as a
sleepy old lady caught napping by the road
whil?? going to market, while a Herman pedlor
with a pack on his back ruts off h?>r petticoats
with compi tition ?acara
Nat haul??! McKay, who has been investlgat
Ing the condition <>f th?? working ?.pis in Eng?
lish eitle? for the purpose <>f making contrasta
for the benefit of American reten, timls it dif?
ficult to convine?? himself that free trade is a
blessing. H?? lias been in Manchester, Brad?
fold. Birmingham, I'radhy, Heath, the Black
Country and I.on,ion. and has taken photo?
graphs of people employed In various kinds of
labor. He aas made tWJ previous examination?,
but has found more evidence of destitution this
time, especially In Manchester, than ever before.
He has coll?t??! a large array of statistics show?
ing how much wag? earners receten per day in
various occupations, and reached the conclusion
that their average wages are less than one-half
what is paid in the fnlted States in the ?am?
trades. His comparison includes train dispatch?
ers, telegraph operator?, machinists, plasterer*
plumbers, llremen. engineers, car-drivers, calk
cr*. bricklayers blacksmiths, carpenters and men
in other trades. He has sent his budget to
America to assist the Republican managers in
their educational campaign. In one respect his
comparison is defective; It assumes that Ameri?
can workmen are fully employed, whereas a
large proportion of them are not. English work?
men are now geierally at work and are better
off with wages half as high as those of Ameri?
can workmen whose industries are paralyzed.
Thomas G Shearman, who still lingers in Lon?
don in order to pilot "The London Times" through
the troubled waters of American politics, write?
to that Journal to-aay that McKlnley's election Is
undoubtedly insured by the nomination of
tfalmer, but predicts that the Republican party

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