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THE BROAD AX.
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Will promulgate and at all times uphold
the true principles of Democracy, but
farmers, Catholics, Protestants, Knights
of Labor, Infidels, MormonH, Republicans,
Prieats, or any one else can have tiieirsay,
so Jobr as their language is proper and
responsibility is fixed.
Tub Broad Ax is a newspaper whose
platform is broad enough for all, ever
claiming the editorial right to speak its
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THE BROAD 'AX,
00 Main Street,
Salt Lake City, Utah.
JULIUS F. TAYLOR,
Publisher and Editor.
How do you like th& Broad Ax?
Study both sides of the political
questions, and then vote your
t The voice of the candidate is
now heard on the street, "will you
have a cigar?"
Nearly all the Republican law
yers in the city are tumbling over
each other for a judgeship. Oh
what a difference in the morning
after the convention.
Entered at Post Office
Read this paper and hand it to
Did you notice there was an
"0-queer"feeling in the Republican
The weather was in perfect keep
ing with the occasion on Republi
can day at Saltair all wind and
Every citizen in Salt Lake City
should buy their coal from J. W.
Whitehead, Jr., 38 West, Second
South Street, Telephone 608, as he
is the dealer whojbrought the com
bine off their perch.
That eminent English divine,
George Whitefield, approved of the
African slave trade, on the ground
that it transported the negro
heathen to the influence of Christ
ianity in America. It is presumed
the same logic was appealed to by
the Republican leaders of the third
precinct, when they raided the
dives of South Temple street to ob
tain the votes of harlots at their
primary election. Verily, a home
for fallen women has been established.
The Jate Republican county
convention, which nominated their
candidates for the State legislature,
failed to put the following resolu
tion in their platform, viz: "We
Who stands for the working-man Flul w"" P"e ne record or
on the Republican legislative ticket? I the last Republican legislature, and
Don't all stand up a? once,-"Ladies Commend its memory to the con-
science or me people. ine com
mittee on resolutions certainly
jumped a cog in this particular. It
should have been inserted, but it
was not there, or else our optics
have deceived us. Will the Argtts
And Live Well,
Ior re an. beat tlxe 2Vorld
A woman in the chair, lawyers, I
and lawyers, wives in the legisla
ture, a millionaire in the U. S.
Senate, and the colored man in the
The Diamond CoAL-is the best in
the market, less soot, no clinkers,
more heat. J. W. Whitehead, Jr.,
agent,38 West,Second South Street,
John Ltj is a kicker. He should
train with the colored Republican
office seeker they feel pleasant
when they get turned down, as it
has gone that way so long that
they like it.
It is easier for the Salt Lake
police to catch a horse thief in City
Creek Canyon, than for & colored
man to catch an office in a Repub
lican convention. Either can get
close enough to see the object of
their ambition, but then it slips
away like the proverbial Irishman's
Oh yes, the Republicans are
great friends of the colored man.
'Brace Johnson can affirm to this,
a shown by his race for legislature
The hopes and ambitions of a
score of Republican office-seekers
faded into an "iridescent dream"
at the late county convention, and
heartaches and regrets, like autumn
leaves, are a sound of woe on our
streets. There are many more to
follow, and before this mid-summer
madness is over, the office-seeking
Poor fellows, you have our sym
pathy; but after all you are more
fortunate than the other fellows
who will wail and enash their
teeth when they hear from the
people next November. The Repub
lican majorities in Utah this fall
will be as scarce as seals in Great
Salt Lake,or a Salt Lake policeman
at a fight
And all other
That people ought to
For their health and
CALL AND SEE FOR YOURSELVES!
J. W. WHITEHEAD, JR., FOR
J. W. Whitehead, Jr., the present
treasurer of onr Territory, has. the
Bruce has been a faithful ; confidence of all classes of our citi
hewer of wood and drawer of water
in the G. O. P., but when ifc comes
to climbing up the ladder of fame,
jke is called down. The rolored
aaa is good enough for a "vote
.satcher," bat when it comes to
catching AH.offce he is overlooked.
Do you. "catch on?"
zens throughout the Territory, and
being an honest upright "business
jnan and thoroughly capable in
every way to fill the office of State
treasurer. The Broad Ax takes
great pleasure in presenting jlns
gentleman's name as our. candidate
for the office of State treasurer.
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