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million .at 1 n, the
! i. ? ? -, i-. .1 , 1 !? ? lillion; bul
;? ? ' ? .- ? hundred thousai
ln in Im'.I, and al that I
i fourth of i
? , ... ;4n?I U-gitimai -i fund
? ,i. 'j;,. rgai i ome to lie
-, rn, und l ' ' ' national
hcidouarUr . with lh< paid fon e ol employee. ranging
i: ,m forty to a hundred nu-n and w< .men, often amounts
rp] 11;'-. -; , ? ? make
. i, h nation ' itional
:-?'?' , ? .. Thi work i-idit ide 1
into i the ili emination ol literuture, an I
ition rj| iiratoi \. I h< i xp n ? of the former
may l?e realized from the latement I . inglo
r oi i .1. -. I do< niro nl to t-verj \ in< i m v. iter
would ... i foi ]." lage .il'.ti' ? three hun
nd ilollar . As it i ?n of ,i
? ? |>..-. h in pi en i limite 1
. ? ,ii'ni;',. 11t !;.: ,,, t the eommitte*' ;i nuuh as live tli> >u
i ;!!?! dollar , and in thi- I Iwenty sueh
sjH-ei he were delivi rv*\ and i in ulated. \V h- n !
I uide his fan.
ul I tn .i. V w Vork, al the i-lose ol the
l'.iol L-am|Kiign, pre v all over the State were el in
ai lion pnntinn million ; < f < opii "t it. The
?.'... ii fifl. and ixl ?- thi w ;in I dollars;
i uppn .-1 to !; ..' ivi 1 the State fot Mr.
1 he print. r' de\ il ol the i ountn ide . an, during
one of these |M>litu-:d conti ' for national upremary,
.'"? n I all th< ball games withotil l.illm-.' ;i ^randmoth?T
holjihiv; for thi re li n:- in the natiottil
? ommil ... [ist ol all i ountry new jkiim r with
a i in ulatii i ixt?i n hundred, and all i rnintry
an upplied with "jKitenl in idi
san ii' v. and ? omnv nt. All the . i ninti d lilie d< ir
ing thi ilutely
free, and pnx>| lip ..?? im|Nirtant
; ? in popul irii. .-t i
ls in 1 rapid
th in the d< -.. lopnu-nl ol t prinl plati an 1
i nl ,i pro|Kig ind;i in
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I he ii .
"' 'li'' pithy, !"" tii tinide and |oii(< doggerel panaly by
the rival parl I
like Mr. Clark' "Ibtun'II < ng" repn entingalxnil
1 :?? ind i" i 111 irled ;iL
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with lb :- II ' ?
THI* ,:...- lization al
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? ipaigning. I mo I exp< n i
. week, -1ti 1
tho avei igi i I fi tpenses. Still,
ih,. pay envi ' ne live thoti land orator . even :r
n-gularly in action, do motinl up. The ilvery elo
.? ., , an ; over two hundn :
..; is held in
lil , \, ' for j.. ih.ip four thou
.ui'l tlollars. II .. torehlighl p ? precedc it.
twelve tlollai more
? he pn tvidcd.
|u ? how much is aci mplisl ; l>y this modern ora
tcfii il army impute. The naiion.il com
i laim thal converts are made in
.' in doubtful tli itricl ? n li.i i lieen the
means of winning t nough \ the ooposition to
;? II) the most
: of holding to .i party
those who have already yielded up their conseienees,
and the mosl effieienl wcapon for routing thal dread
"t',. ii't-al Apathy"; for awakening an interesl in a - om
mtmity of ra k-rihtied parti tan who nevcrtheless have
sunk into a orl of tlignified coma and nee I stirring up
?? i out the full partv strength."
1'. ,r in tan e, in rural New Kngland, politics is allicd
-ion; their |K?litical faith In-ing parl of their in
heritance, along with a belief in the Congregat'onal
. htireh, and there are a tion of the South where "they
II voting for Andrew Jackson." Bul the
home vote i i likely to he largi ! '" -bese -nre counties,
unk-ss the spollbinder is sent. The mothod i; this:
I.,,..il leaders n potl a condition of general apathy to
the ii.iiioii.il hcadquartcrs, and immediately an onler to
advertise meetings throughoul the districl is enl by
wire; while almo I a immediately the spellbindcr
who '? itinerarv brings him nearest, or one
oi everyday inform ition an ! illu itratioi I hon
? ? ;: aml mannermakes him particularl;
f "firsl [Kithetie country
side, is despatched to the spot. ln due time he an
sometimes a< i onipanied by :i tlelegation ol lead
give .-l.it to the lava ion, and Ix-tween the intervals,
when the town hand or glee club is performing. he de
? . himsell of the purtj tloctrine in forceful and
? fa lin.ii. II. leave immediately to tuliil his
ii' xl i ng igement.
|l,,t iiit.tv i ha l?. n arou ? d; he has started dis
iii ion al the countrv stores atnl otfices.
H tt mi nl are disputed by the neighliorh.I arise
hj ligun deelared misleading by the cracker
., laredi t larecl twisted, and
hj . ,,?, 1,. ions prono in ? 1 fal e. Many a dingy store
lent debal n the
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A vel "'
i that intend
the most su
Ww Knglai re such a tei
t response ai I
V. ? ? th. The pi
n on the stage i ??
llis r. inci
day i rl .
relv i l when, 1
n "on i
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ivi " typ -. who '?
it the candidal
ntry, " i
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tion of the Rei
que f< atui
degrces and tx>autifully less." Thej I
.. and we an? a practu ..1 peopli
rs found that l
tin.nl of l ? '?:' the avi i
1 .un. oi not I ? '?
i-al i laptn p from I
Th< n ?'"!'.-. th< mu lem spel
rill, like 1
va'tii >n Army < vangelist, conei n
than form. 11 < - is a man who has soi
\\ i: w. II. II<- l- logical, i
iki ? his points by telling ; I
. fairly, and suecihctlv stated. S I
sible for his manager, the chief of the :;
im, his s|>eeeh?
iletinition of Ca?sar*s style whei that tl
" ? ithout ornament, bul
|\EPARTED, imlevd, ai
U p.ii-i of a national campaign a
youthful exulx?ranee to "whoop her u|
caper"; whi il argumcnl
i ral miles' length and twentv band v
ion with land will, of ci
eonviction in America; bul wi do i
lilv as formerly tothe Hurrah 11
IKiigniiig. (Jone, too, mui h mourand |
.,i the gtant outdoor rall\ t
politieal three ringeireus, where the elang ai
ic drone of the streetcars and the eatehy ?
hmenl ventler mingle with l .' "?
?ti..r-t to be heard, until theaudi. i
general impression tli.it "
by-the-trusts-as peanul asted-by tl
Anamusing ineidenl thai Ix-fell Mr. Ra
of these mammoth outdtior nilliessome yeai
tnites further the joya attendanl upon this
, que" metho?l i I i imnaigning. It wasdunnga ?
v.-lt tourin P.MII ofoneofthi grangerStates. h<
: the proverbial darki Egypt, and a
torchlighl procession had pn-ceded the i
crowdof ten or twelve thousan ! [xn.p -' K;Un*
ered in a black mass al>oul the platform an.l \
surged awav into the dark. damp distance. I ?'?
Imu.1, brilliantly eostumed, was raise?l some twenl
ahove the erowd on a stand, alx>ve which snanp
glowed a single are light. The !??
speakers \\.i> m fronl in a kind ol den
ln the midsl of the pandemonium ol l
mblage the chairman of the committee
served to move forward. Then another i
was silhouetted againsl the fieree white ligh
t.uit liandstand in the rear. The expression ol th?
tenanee wjis, of course, quite lost, and the i ;
posing themselves merely called to order. eom
freely with one another on the inadequacy ol I