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Our Government is based
The Quality of LibertyI
, oN the Consent of the
we possess is Equal to the
Quantity of Restraint
VE Put Upon the Govern
Hew to the Line.
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WILLIAM J. BRYAN,
ARTHUR SEW ALL,
A MADMAN AT LARGE.
Senator John M. Thurston, of
Nebraska, the high priest and seer
of the goldbug Republican party,
tte man who was master of cere
monies at the late St. Louis con
vention, and who for some years
ai been trying to represent the
Union Pacific Railroad company
iad the people of the State
of Nebraska at the same
time, has opened up the campaign
for the g. o. p., in a speech at
Jfadison, Wisconsin, in a way emi
jjntly fitting for a creature that
complacently assumes to serve God
iad mammon at the same time.
His aggregation of self-conceit,
consisting of a theatrical pose, a
piir of spectacles and a bass voice,
set the pace of the campaign in his
Madison speech, by indulging in
false and bitter personalities and
muendos toward the leader of the
Democratic party and the next
president, Ym. J. Bryan.
It would seem from the tone and
temper of tl is forerunner of Mc
Kinleyism, that it is the policy of
the gold standard Republicans to ap
peal to the coarse and brutal instincts
of the voters instead of their reason
ind sound judgment. This is the
last resort of a conquered despera
do; it is the desperate fight of a
wild beast brought to bay, or an
incarnate fiend, when about to
plunge into perdition.
Mr. Bryan is accused of favoring
absolute "free trade" four years
ip-, of having been the hired emis
uit of the large silver mines of
tie West, and that he is insincere
and dishonest in his position now.
Senator Stewart, that rugged and
honest old American of the Sier
ras, has called down this parvenu
from Nebraska, and has challenged
him to prove his assertions. Sen
ator Stewart says of Thurston:
"He is a d d liar, and he
knew it was false when he uttered
After all, this style of political
addresses as indulged in by Thurs
ton, does not succeed in carrying
conviction or makinz votes. It
as tried on Lincoln, on Grant, and
on Cleveland in 1884; but in every
case reacted on the villifier and the
cause he represented.
Thurston will become the Dr.
Burchard of 1896. His raving
nd mud-slinging is doubtless the
result of the spirit of revenge
Drought on by the humiliating
sense of utter rout, occasioned by
the joint discussion between Bryan
"d Thurston, a few years ago at
Lincoln and Omaha, the latterhaving
never recovered from the sting of
defeat received on those two occa
sions, but the poison still rankles
m his soul, and breaks out of his
mouth like the hiss of the slimy
la his Madison speech, Thurstom
attempts to flaunt the old "bloody
shirt" in an original style, by in
sinuating that free ilver meant the
cutting down of pensions forUaiotf
o&ers, by giving them .50 oWt
follara on their vouchers. He&e
fn into the field of apA sgl
" and tells the crowd what a
American he is. Such an exhibi
tion of patriotism ought to make
the angels weep, and the gulls of
the lake to hide their heads in the
recesses of Antelope island. The
idea of a Senator nf tt, TTn;,i
States, 'and a figurehead in the
trinity of Republican deities, stand
ing before his fellow-citizens and
boasting of his Americanism in one
breath and defending the platform
of his party, which was dictated by
the English barons of Lombard
street, and which confesses that
British consent must be obtained
before we can confer the blessings
of bimetalism upon our own peo
ple! Such a spectacle is in perfect
harmony with the character of the
Buckeye Napoleon, whose proto
type dazzled the world with his
inconsistencies and contradictions
eight-five years ago. If this is the
sort of a campaign we are to have
this year, then our victory is as
sured. When libel takes the place
of logic, and anger rises superior to
argument, then, indeed, is their
cause a forlorn hope. "Whom the
gods would destroy they first make
mad." The midsummer madness
of the gold idolator shows that de
struction lurketh near at hand, and
that the star of hope is rising in
the West for the people's cause.
THE GOLD BREEZE.
Ever since the single gold stand
ard has been maintained in this
country, the government as well as
the people have grown poorer. In
spite of a high protective tariff,
which we now have, the treasury of
the United States has been strained
to meet its obligations and keep up
its gold reserve; even to do this it
has been compelled to issue bonds
in time of peace, and endeavor to
economize at every point. Not
withstanding a bond issue of 265,
000,000 within the last few years,
the government found itself short
on gold, and to prevent another
issue of bonds, and entail public
condemnation, it has accepted the
deposit of $15,000,000 from gold
bug bankers to tide over the pres
ent deficiency. All of this is a
powerful argument against the gold
standard. It is being demonstrated
right now, that we as a nation can
not run on a gold basis without
going in debt and becoming poorer
each day. Is it not about time for
Cleveland, Sherman and the gold
men to ask for an international
agreement to stop taking the gold
out of the country? These fellows
contend that, should free coinage
of silver come about, all the gold
would leave the country, and we
should have nothing but silver, or
its equivalent as our money. The
way things are going on now, we
will soon have neither gold or sil
ver; the silver being despised and
demonetized by ourselves, and the
mld sent out of the country. Sil
ver monometallism could not drive
it out much faster than it is now
going. It does seem that the people
of this ctfuntry should need no
other argument than the present
object lesson to convince them that
the single gold standard can never
be maintained without bringing dis
aster and poverty to the masses,
a nnttintr the neck of the gov
ernment itself under the heelof the
money power. -rnnnnoooo
There is less than $500,000,000
of gold in the United States and
.rill we are trying to pay a na
Hxpenses. And oa top of
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, AUGUST 8, 1896.
all this it is proposed to make gold
the only legal tender for all private
and municipal indebtedness, which
are ten times greater than our -national
Such a proposition is not only
appalling, but it is madness. They
talk about the silver craze, but the
gold craze is the very acme of in
sanity. The former is only a nat
ural effort to restore reason and
common sense to a badly diseased
nation. What we need is mre
money of a legal tender character.
If a steamboat owner had his
vessel stranded upon a sand bar,
where it lay cracking and warping
in the sun, with the channel of the
river full of snags, sand-bars, and
rock, so that a cat fiah could not
navigate without sail, a goldbug
would advise him to build more
boats to make his business a suc
cess; but a man with the silver craze
would say, "what you need is more
water." When there is not enough
commercial water to float the ship
of state, there will be a stagnation
in trade with the other vessels.
Let all the streams of wealth flow
into the river of trade and on its
bosom will soon float the srtanded
boats that are now in dry dock or
lying on a gravel bed.
A CHILD'S POLITICAL CATE
CHISM. Q. What is a goldbug?
A. He is a person who runs a
bank, an insuance company, a rail
road, or loans money to the poor
Q. Is he a kind-hearted mau?
A. Yes. He is so philanthrop
ic that he is grieved to think that
the people are so foolish as to want
silver dollars instead of gold dol
lars. Q. Do the people get gold dol
lars? A. No, they do not get them,
but they can pass along the street
and see them in the windows of the
Q. Is a silver dollar as good as
a gold dollar?
A. They were for many hun
dred years, until 1873, but now
they are only a 50-cent dollar.
Q. If a silver dollar is only
a half a dollar, why do the people
A. Because they cannot get gold
dollars, or silver ones either, and
a half a loaf is better than no
Q,. What is the value of a sil
ver dollar now?
A. It contains 53 cents' worth
of silver figured on a gold basis.
Q. Will the silver mine owners
become very rich if we get free
coinage of silver?
A. Yes. They can then take
53 cents' worth of silver to the
mint and have it coined into 50-
cent dollars. That this" process
would soon make them immensely
rich, is as plain as the nose on your
Q. Why will a silver dollar be
worth only ,50 cents, should we
get frc3 coinage?
A. Because the goldbugs, who
think it is dangerous for the peo
ple to have ang money, will put the
price down, in order to prevent the
people from accepting a silver dol
lar. Q. Will a silver dollar buy as
much or pay as touch on debts then
as it does now?
Q. Why, then, would it not be
best to have both gold and silver
corned freely and eqaally with each
A. For the same reason that it
is not best for a man to walk on
two legs. A man on one leg gets
along faster than on two legs, and
looks more natural with a crutch. 1
Now run along and play and don't i
ask any more questions today. '
A BRYAN CANE.
During the past week we re
ceived from H. T. Ball, Esq., the
gentlemanly manager of the W. P.
Noble Mercantile Co., a Bryan
cane, which is very unique, indeed.
The handle of the cane is composed
of a hard white metal, and the pro
file of the next President of these
United States is very artistically
wrought out upon the handle of
the same, and we advise all true
liberty loving Americans residing
in this fair city to call on the W.
P. Noble Mercantile Co. and pro
cure a Bryan cane.
MOYLE, ZANE & COSTIGAN,
Attorneys and Counsellors-at-Law.
Deseret National Bank BIdg.
DICKSON, ELLIS & ELLIS.
Rooms 512 to 515 Progress Building.
RA Y YAM GOTT,
507 McCoraick Block, Salt Lake City.
FERGUSON & CANNON,
332 Constitution Building.
H. L. PICKETT,
Alining Litigation & Specialty.
Nos. 81 and 82 commercial Building.
Reference, Commercial National Bank.
L. M. ARMSTRONG,
Attoixxt axo Couxuxoa at Law.
CHERRY & TIMMONY,
Rooms 93 and 01 Commercial Block.
Salt Lake Crrr.
GRAHAM F. PUTNAM.
31. 32 Commercial Block, Salt Lake City.
POWERS, STRADP AND
Attorneys and Counselors.
SALT LAKE CITY.
RRWltlflS & CRITCHIiOW,
Booms 25-27 Hooper Block.
J. L. EAWLINS. B. B. CK1TCHLOW.
S. W. STEWART.
C. B. STEWART.
STEWART & STEWART
317 McCoraick Block, Salt Lake City.
grtfcimeii at $xw,
117 Commercial Block, Salt Lake City.
Real Estate Loans
R. N. BASKW. B. D. HOGE.
BASKIN & HOGE,
140 SOUTH MAIN.....
Commercial Block, Salt Lake City, Utah
A. J. WEBER,
2408 Washington Ave., Ogden, Utah.
FRANK K. NEBEKER,
Kooa No. 2, Rick's Block, Logaa, Utah.
SAMUEL A. KING,
First National Bank Building, '
PROVO, UTAH, j
Sols agent for Tollman's Sew York Hat The I
Leader. We aim carrr Stetnon's and
other floe hat.
W. P. Noble Mercantile Co.
IBS TuTn'ri Stxaet.
HATS, CAPS & GENTS' FURNISHINGS.
The Security SS
txoomrOKATZD J UVAi AH a
Offioe under Deseret National Bank.
TELEPHONE NO. 142.
HARRIS & WILSON,
NO. 15 WEST
SECOND SOUTH ST.
6-3V Main Street, i
Lowest prices for Family supplies,
Dry Goods, Shoes, etc. I
A. J. SEARE,
PRACTICAL WATCH AND CLOCEHASE&,
JEWELER AND ENGRAVER.
Fall stock of Watches and all kinds of Jewelry
at lowest prices.
327 W. SOUTH TEMPLE ST.
Utah Poultry and
Produce Commission Co.
108 W. FIRST SOUTH ST..
ISALT LAKE CITY, UTAH.
WALTER L. PRICE, Manager.
fL 9. I(BBLBY,
. Telephone 27. Manufacturer
. of Pure Ice Cream, Water
. Ices, Candies, Home-Mad e
. Bread and Cakes.
268 S. MAIN ST.
SALT LAKE CITY.
Whj not boy the beat there U for the
monej on the market.
The Shoe Bonders, manufacture them.
35 W. FIRST SOUTH BT. SALT LAKE CITY.
S. D EVANS,
Undertaker & Embalmer
EttlOS XLOS, 213 STiH ST..
SAL.T LAKE CIT1'. UTAH.
Open all night. Telephone 964.
o Telephone 574 o
313 Main St, Salt Lake City,
DAY, ROWE & Co., Props.,
Dealers in Meats, Groceries, Fish, Poul
try and Provisions.
MINES AND LOANS.
A number of cheap Hoxxa, Bctutao Lots,
Bunxua axd Fioanoim Bciotm 8ms, Rui
Dxacz PsorxTT axd .Fauci for sale or exchange.
Also SInaa,Krrao Pbostccti and Krroo Stocks,
some at war dovn prlcea. Jlzmccz, Scmraxn,
PxxrsTOXx. and properties adjacent thereto a spe
cialty. Xozzt To Lout at Terr lowest rates. Call
on or address,
GEO. H. KNOWLDEN,
48 WEST &d SOOTH STREET,
Salt Lazz Crrr, Utah.
K. B. It will par In testers with large or small
means to call oa or correspond with
Ozo. H. Kiowuzy.
In OH Painting and
Art Needle Work
OIL PAINTINGS FOR SALE,
Irs. J. p. Jaylor, .rtist,
Student of the Chicago Art Institute
Studio No. 7IO Main St.
Wiscomb & Co ,
The beet place for Family Sapplies.
58 E. FIRST SOUTH ST.
R. K. Thomas
Wholesalers and Retailers of
213 SOUTH MAIN STREET,
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH.
The Majestic Oil Cooking Stoves
Are now within the reach of all.
Take adrantage of these prices:
One-Borner Store J4.00
Two-Burner Store 4.00
Three-Burner Store 8.60
The only safe, reliable and odorless oil store
made others are experiment. The Majestic Oil
Cooking Store U belter, cheaper and safer than anj
gasoline stoTe. We hare reduced the price of
h Phn;. Uxvd M te
When baring get the bet and cheapest.
H. J. Grant,Prcs. John Henrj Smith, VIce-Pres.
J. F. Grant, Secy, and Tress.
Directors. John Henry Smith. Hsber J. Grant.
J. F. Grant, B. F. Grant, Nalhau Sear
GRANT SOAP CO.
Office amo factoiy, 75 1 to 76 1 S. 3ao West St.
Manufacturers of Hig'n Grade Laundry
and Toilet Soaps.
BEE HIVE. ELECTRIC and
Brz IUtb Toilet:
PINE TAR, PERFECT FLOATING.
J. F. GRANT, Manager.
Salt Lakz Crrr, - Utah.
Go-opcrative Furniture Ca.
And Upholstery Goods, etc.
Bicyolet and Baby Carriages.
Best Goods and Best Prices.
11 AND 13 MAIN STREET,
SALT LAKE CITY.
JOHN HEIL, Mgr. BwigiM87l .
Mountain Ice Co.,
SU W. Third South St.,
SALT LAKE CITY.
Thotoxx 4S. UTAH.
F. A. SAKUTH
Fine ArtteUe TAILBIJIG atma
rc afclo prietsi.
15 00 asd up.
Chas. W, Huhx, Cutter.
NO. 65 W. SECOND SOUTH
J H. THOMPSON'S
Shoe Dressing Parlors,
34 Ck SECOND SOUTH ST.
Fztrate Fatten ies-LadlM '