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FRIDAY; "'OCTOBER' 14,- 1892. V
Is That Being Waged by Flood
and Sibley in the BUI
CAMPBELL GALLED UPON
To Help the Anti-Kepublican Candi
date Lower the Majority.
HE THINKS THE JOB PRACITCABLE.
ships; we build ships and they must be pro
Kvory Man TV as Ont for Himself.
"Bach rushed in to look out for himself.
In that day New England made a good deal
of rum. "They demanded a prohioition
tarifl a real, genuine McKinley tariff
laughter to keep out the pauper rum of
Europe. The central States were willing
because the people thought it would pro
mote temperance. But Georgia stood out
and said: 'We take rum from the West
Indies in exchange lor our lumber tnd we
want it admitted free so they will tase our
"Thus the selfish interests fought for
themselves. In the early days the tariff on
One of the Governor's Characteristic Tariff
reform Fpeeclies j
MADE TO A CROWD AT EEIE LAST NIGHT
rsrECtAL TELEGltlM TO TflE DISFATcn.1
Erie, Oct 13. Ex-Governor James E.
Ca-npbell, ot Ohio, opened the Democratic
end of the State campaign in "Western
Pennsylvania to-night. He is the same
fluent talker nho amused and entertained
the Buckeye voters last falL Though he
went down in a heap in the struggle that is
the fate of any Democrat in Ohio, he has
lost none of his popularitv, and everybody
admires him for Mb sameness.
The ex-Governor has a strong hold on the
affections of the people irrespective of
party, and personally he is well liked. He
is always piven a rousing reception, and
the greeting to-night at the Park Opera
House uas no exception.
Governor Campbell, to be sure, was
brought here lor a purpose. It would be a
waste of time to speak for Cleveland, but
those who have been following political
events in the Erie-Cran ford district know
that a red-hot Congressional fight is being
waged. Joseph C Sibley, the wealthy
farmer and horseman, was first nominated
for Congress by the Prohibitionists and
afterward was indorsed by the Democrats,
BURIED IN A MINE.
A Dozen Lives Imperiled by an Ex
plosion of Gas in 'a Gangway.
XONG SEARCH FOR THE MISSING,
Several of Whom Are Found in an
TDE LIST OP THE DEAD AND INJURED
"After ten years the tariff rate had gone up
Gjier cent, but wages had gone dovm.
'If ire don't ,ul a ttop to it they will toon want
seen time as mwh protection."
the Populites and the .Labor element He
represents a fusion ticket, while his op
ponent, Theodore E. Flood, of Meadville,
Hie rich eilitor of the Ulta-uiauquan, is a
Candidates Slaking tlio Tut Fly.
Thee men are making the fur fiy Sibley
with his earnest speech and homely illus
tration, and Fiood with a sharp tongue and
caustic wit The conflict reminds the old
timers of the dys when William L. Scott,
who took off his coat and waded in for
blood or wool. Both candidates are working
hard, mating speeches every day except
Sibley commenced the trouble earlv, but
his rival is at his heels. The district is Re
publican by 3,000 votes or more, but there
are many willing to wager that Sibley will
have as much as 1,000 ot a majority. The
Dispatch correspondent Is informed that
tne democratic candidate is mailing a
great stir among the farmers, of whom he is
one. It is said that Dr. Flood offended one
of the disciples of Agricola by stating that
times are dull with them because they don't
ttorkhard enough. The Delamater blight
is still felt, too, and is having its effect on
the Republican partv. However, Dr.
Flood returns to the attack quite valiantly,
and says that Sibley is not able to fill even
the shadow of the late W. L. Scott, let
alone the shoes of the former political mas
ter in this neck of the woods.
Only the Voters Are Sawing Wood.
Thus the light moves merrily on, while
the voters saw wood. The Republicans
claim Dr. Flood will have a walk-over, and
laugh at the reports of disaffection among
the farmers. They are banking on the
heavy majority in the district, though they
admit that Mr. Sibley's personal popularity
with the people is a lactor that can't be dis
sounted. The big Democratic event in the canvass
will be the barbecue on the Exposition
grounds at Conneaut Lake to-morrow. Ex
jursious have been arranged on all the
roads, the oxen have been prepared and a
;reat crowd is expected. The speakers will
ae Ex-Governor Campbell, Attorney Gen
:ral Ilensel, Norman J. Colman, ex-Secre-.ary
ot Agriculture under Cleveland, and
jeorge A, Allen, Democratic candidate for
Congressman at large.
The meeting to-night was preceded by a
jaade of uniformed clubs. Governor
Campbell was loudly cheered when he was
ntroduced. "That's risht, boys," said the
governor. "It sounded like the battle cry
hat I hear along the line in Ohio. Ap
ilause. I think it means that honest Joe
iibley will be the next Congressman from
bis district" Cheers.
Mr. Campbell then paid a tribute to the
ate W. E. Scott, with whom he served in
Jongress. Continuing, the ex-Governor
IVliat Governor Campbell Had to Say.
"Of codrte we are not worrying about the
lectoral ticket of this State. It is safe for
he Democrats. We heard there was a
longressional district in these parts that is
Republican by 4,0ml "We have come here
o take up the cudgel of tariff reform. We
on't want to see Scott's district repre
nted by any other man than a Democrat
"We believe tli.t protection for the sake
f protection;! si mply selfishness. Instead of
government by the people we have a gov
ernment by monopolies. Even the Con
:itution has been pert erted, so the Demo-
rats have come out for a tariff that will
lise money enough, to support the Govern
lent economically. There are other issues,
ut tbey are minor. The Republicans want
force bill. In the South this may be a
ve issue, but here, where the tariff lords
ave held the State in a vise for SO years,
ie issue is. how tar shall they go? Nobodv
in favor of protection except he who fj
"Tariffs are necessary for revenue. In
ie early days' of the tariff the conflict be
veen the selfish interests commenced. The
outh wauted a tariff on hemp first Penn
rlvania replied '.No; bemp must come in
ee: it is a raw material and we must have
to protect our cordage.' New- England f want that kind of an
iswered no; cordage is the raw material of
dutiable imports was 1 per cent, .while it
is CO per cent now. It we don't put a stop
to it they will soon want seven times as
much protection. After 30 years of pro
tection it is not hard to pick ont a working
man. You are all millionaires now, boys.
Laughter. I have been askeu to explain
how workmen will be benefited by tariff
reform. I am not an advocate of free trade,
to begin with, but I can soon tell these
men what they will cain by a modi
fication of the tarift; Hot one of
them has had his wages raised
by the McKinley bill. Applause. 1 I dis
cussed that question in Ohio last fall. Mc
Kinley and I had an alleged debate at Ada.
He boastfully said that his bill was on the
day oi the debate a year old. I said to the
Major: 'I can name you 300 establishments,
employing over 30,000 men. on whose
products tne tariff was increased, and in ail
of them during the year the baby law was
growing the wages were reduced." The Re
publicans couldn't name a man whose wages
had been increased, and for four weeks I
challenged them to do it, at least ten times
The Difference in One Decade.
"In 1870, under the Republicans, the av
erage tarifi was 34 per cent, but the amount
of wages paid in proportion to the goods
produced is growing less all the time, on
account of improvements in machinery, so
that wages in 1870 had dropped 23 per cent
Notice the scale. After ten years the tariff
rate has gone up 4R per cent, but wages had
gone doun. In li80 the average wage cost
as 2! per cent. In lb90. under McKinley,
the rate of protection is GO per cent, while
the mechanics' wages have dropped 17 per
cent How Ions, it this scale were kept up,
nouldittaUc before the manufacturer got
everything and the mtchanic nothing?
"iiie Jlclvinley bill was made by the
men who are petting the dollars out of the
tariff The woolen manufacturer!) wrote out
tlicir Fcheiiule. and it "cut in at first as he
pieparrd it. The wool growers made a
schedule, but the iii.riufaclurers were too
slick lor them, and it was modified. And
so it was vitli the glass, pottery and other
industries. In the case of pearl buttons, the
"manufacturers, alter they got the tariff,
formed a tiust and cut down wages. Then
the workers organized a union and com
pelled the makers to give them the old
wages. That teaches the lesson. It isn't
tariff, but organization, that keep up wages.
Capital us Opposed to Labor.
"There is no subject that caJs tor more
statesmanship, more bumanily and skill
than the management of capital and labor.
Nobody has anything against capital. Cap
ital takes' care" of itself. It goes to Con
gress and has the tariffs raised, but nothing
is done at the custom houses to protect
workingmen from labor that comes in free
"In the United States the labor cost of a
ton of steel rails is 11 59 per ton, accord
ing to the Labor Commissioner, while in
England the cost is f 11 32, a difference of
27 cents. But the manufacturer, to protect
that 27 cents, has a duty of $13 44 put on a
ton ot rails. The carpet maker pays 21 per
cent more for labor here than abroad,-but
the tariff on carpets is 60 per cent It tar
iffs are intended to help workmen, why is
it that duties are from two to ten times the
diflerence of the cost of production?
"In New England it is shown by the
Labor Bureau that workmen earn $900 for
their employers while they only get $10
themselves. Who gets the benefit of the
duty the mechanic or the manufacturer?
Tariffs do not maintain wages. I will
admit wages are higher in America than
England. They are higher in Colorado
than Pennsylvania. We can't account for
it on the ground ofarifE Then why? Be
cause there is more labchere inproportion
to the demand than in Colorado. If you
all go out there then wages will be higher
The Canse or the Best Wages.
"It is the supply and demand, first, that
make wages, and the second thin? is the
absence of protective tariffs. In Germany
and France wages are only one-half as much
as in England. These two countries have
built a Chinese wall around them, while
in England free trade prevails. In Ger
many a blacksmith gets $3 55 per week.
They have a protective tariff And when
our population is as dense as in Germany
we will come to these wages in this country.
Carpenters get S4 even per week to 58 in
England. In Germany a tinsmith gets
S3 05 per week agains't ?6 90 to 57 20 in
Great Britain. We are fast drifting to
ward Germany, under protection.
"Labor should have a tariff. Cheers.
Every workman coming should be com
pelled to pay a duty in the Custom House.
Applause. Let us prohibit the brawn
and muscle from abroad, and give your men
a chance. What we pay out for tin duties
this year would clothe and feed our tin
workers at the best hotels in the land.
Every cent's worth of tin in the world be
longs to the English. Then it is British
money, and not American labor, that is
being protected. Laughter.
A Surprising Prediction to Stake.
"Now, this has been a quiet campaign
but 1 think you will all bear me out that
there was never a time when the peonle
were thinking and reading more about po
litical issues than at present Applause.
I believe the people will come nearer vot
ing their honest convictions this year than
"I think the voters have in store a sur
prising decree to make. It will be a revolu
tion like the one of 40 years ago, when the
Whig party was wiped" out from the face of
the earth. The Whigs wanted higher pro
tection, bnt nothing like what we have now.
The Whig party never rallied. History re
peats itself, and the time is ripe for the
repetition of the performance of 1852. The
Republicans will only get the proportion of
electoral votes that the Whjg partv got 40
jcioBu. j.ib pcuiuc are going to hold
this election themselves, and we Democrats
SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE DISrATCtt
Shasiokin, Oct 13. By an explosion of
gas at the Sterling mine this morning it is
probable that 13 men have been killed.
The explosion was caused by a fall of rock
in an old breast, driving a body of gas down
a gangway, touching a naked light
William Mack, sitting on the bumper of
a mine wagon, saw his four mules killed .
and the body of Thomas Ogara hurled past
him like a flash. Twenty yards beyond,
Daniel Retd, another driver, saw his two
mules brained by falling rock, and he was
scorched by a volume of fire lighting the
gloom for 100 feet While 80 men a quar
ter of a mile in the rear wondered at the
loud report, another body of the gas tore
along the smoking gangway, and, meeting
a bail of flame in an alcove, ignited with
terrific force, causing great falls of top,
creating the power of a tornado and causing
lamps to go out and closing different pas
TJp to G o'clock this evening the missing
men had not been reached. They are im
prisoned between two falls, and the black
damp rhich arose immediately after the
explosion had been so strong that tha
officials and experienced miners have faint
hope of finding them alive.
Desperate Efforts to Enter the Mine.
At great peril -men are taking turns in
forcing their way to where the men are
sunnosed to he imnriKoned. Ac 4 o'clock
M thi inairlf. fnramnn in, Virnnirhf. mif nvpp.
come by gas, and taken home in a special
train. He says the men are certaiuly dead.
When the second explosion came men
grouped along different routes to get out of
the place before the blacK-damp set in.
Falls were occurring along the line, and
many were the hairbreadth escapes. In a
few minutes the bottom of the slope was
filled with terrified men. The huge engines
started to work, and for halt an hour drew
half-smothered bodies to the surface. Then
a count was made, 30 men being missing.
News reached the town of the explosion
and that six bodies had been recovered
while the remainder were entombed.
Doctors, ambulances, a special train and
hundreds ot people flocked to the scene. By
this time all the S0, except thirteen, had got
out, including the injured.
Some of the M en Manage to Live.
O'Hara's bodr had been recovered at 1
o'clock. Halt an hour later the two Mc
Call brothers rang to come up. They were
almost dead, having been wandering through
old workings and carrying two fainting
olishmen along, ihe party linally ran
up against a small opening through which
they worked their way.
At 2 o'clock Irvine Edwards was found
fainting.ln a ditch. His experience was
thrilling. Having dodged many falls he
escaped the fire by jumping in a ditch and
severely injuring himself by falling over a
dead mule. He brought tidings of the miss
ing, having been with them when the sec
ond explosion came. His comrades ran up
a passage which was a quarter of a mile
nearer the foot of the slope. He would
have followed, but lost the way, and filially
struck the main gangway.
Superintendents Monroe, Shreffler and
Jefferson, who bad been summoned, called
for volunteers. A number responded, but ten
were sufficient for the first attempt As the
wagon went down a great cheer went up.
Bad air soon drove the men back, but others
took their places. Whenever one would
play out another would respond.
The Hard Work of Day and Night
Thus the work went on all the afternoon.
The main object was to brush the gas back
comuiiau su air current. j.n tnis at-
G0URLEY SWELLS THE FUND.
Fourth of July Celebration Balance of
8485 43 for Colnmbvs Day-Majors' or
Doth Cities Issue a Proclamation OOO
'Cyclers in the 1'arade.
The 'night programme of the Columbus
Day exercises at City Hall has been
rfearly completed. A feature will be She
solos and a chorus of nearly 100 voices by
the East End Musical Club, with an or
chestral accompaniment The speakers
thus far secured are W. D. Moore. S. V.
Trent, Judge Buffington, Rev. John Lan
nltz, Rev. Frederick Kuoff, Rev. John T.
Murphy and L R. Ross. Judge Collier has
been invited and will accept if he does not
crn tn th PMnafvn celebration.
MayorUourlev yesterday notified Heber
McDowell, Secretary of the Finance Com
mittee, that he would turn over 1425 43
remaining from the celebration fund of last
Fourth ot July for the Columbus celebra
tion. This makes nearly 51,000 for the
affair. The committee hopes to raise 12,500,
as fullv that much is required.
The Allegheny division in the big parade
will include 500 men on bicycles, the Alle
gheny Cycle Club yesterday requesting a
place in the line. Thirty societies have re
ported to Chief Ehlers, and he expects 40
or 50 more. That division expects to turn
out 7,000 to 8,000 men. The Pittsburg di
vision will be the largest All the organ
izations from outside the city want to get
into it, and it is now so large that it will be
difficult to lorm. Colonel A. P. Burch
field, Marshal ot the Pittsburg division,
yesterday issued a general order appointing
Heber McDowell Assistant Adjutant Gen
eral; D. C. Ripley, Chief of Staff; J. Jr
Flannery, Assistant Chief of Staff. Head
quartersare established in the office of the
Coroner, in the Court House, where all per
sons desiring to participate will report to
secure a position in the fine.
A meeting of the General Columbus Day
Committee of Filty will be held in Common
Council Chamber this afternoon at 4 o'clock,
when final action on the reports of sub
committees will be taken. The business
will be important and a full attendance is
hoped for. Mayors Gourley and Kennedy
yesterday issued the following proclama
tion: To Citizens orlMttaburg and Allegheny:
Fiiday. October 21, will he tbe four hun-
diedth anniversaiy 'of the discovery of
America by Cluistopher Colnmbus. This
lout th centennial of an event which cave to
mankind a new world will bo generally cele
brated by the people of the United States.
Arrangements have been made by the Citi
zens' Committee for the appropriate ob
servance of the day in Allegheny county.
The indications aie that" the parade ar
langed lor will be participated In by atleast
In the evening fitting exercises will he
.held in Old City Hall, Maiket street, to
'which all aie invited.
As the day will be lecognized as a national
holiday, and in order to slve all classes of
our people an opportunity to join in or wit
ness tho demonstiation, we lespecttully icc
onimend the suspension as far as possible of
all business in Pittsburc? and Allegheny.
We further recommend that all citizens
appropiiatelv decorate their lesidences and
places of business. H. L Gourlet,
William M. KmifKDy.
FARMER AND WORKER
Come Close Together in the Plat
form of the State Alliance.
PAXSOH'S CHARGE IS DENOUNCED.
BIO INCOMES OUGHT TO BE TAXED
BIGELOW'S REPLY TO O'BEIEN.
tempt small progress had been made up to
uusk. xne great quantity ot black-damp
renders it impossible for anybody to live
where the damp is thickest, and unfortu
nately it hangs in a body near the point
where the men are supposed to be penned
Everything in the power of the company
is being used to push the work, and there is
no lack of men to enter the mine. Crowds
of men. women and children wait for news
patiently at the entrance of the slope. The
work will go on until the men are found,
dead or alive.
Late to-night the rescuers succeeded in
penetrating the gangway, finding the re
mains of a miner named Minstock. Twentv
yards farther two miners, McDevitt anil
Bitcavage, were discovered, alive but un
conscious. They were removed to their
A I4st of tho Dead and Injured.
The following are the names of the dead
Dead Thomas O'Haia, married.
Probably dead Benjamin Thomas, married
Samuel Collins, married: Patiick Mc
Devitt, Isaac Dunner, single; Josoph Kel--cute,
man led; Michael Watchook. sin"le
Charles Bitcavajto, single, and Josenh
Injured Horace Price, door boy, terribly
cut and mangled; Sumuel Rogers, loader
cut and bruised; William Mack, server cut
and mangled; Daniel Reed, diiver, skull
lractuied, burned and cut, will probably
HUGH O'DOHNEIX'S LETTER.
He Says Warden McAleese Treated Him
With the Greatest Courtesy.
Warden McAleese gave out for publica
tion last evening the following letter re
ceived by .him regarding the statement made
in an afternoon paper of his discrimination
in the treatment of certain prisoners now
confined . in the county jail, particularly
those incarcerated on the Homestead
October 12, 1892.
Dear Sib I would most respectfully call
your attention to matter published in one of
this afternoon's papers, in the first place I
must say It is a complete surpiise tome, as
I have been treated with kinduess courtesy
and consideration, both by yourself and
your subordinates. My wife, sister and
brother-in-law will verify this.
I at no time since my" incarceration have'
desired to talk to the representatives of the
press. I feel that hile In your custody I
am amenable to all tho rule3 of the jail and
have been careful to abide by them. The
statement in one of this evening's papers as
quoted is unjust to you and umair to thoso
who have been treated so kindly by you. I
only trust our fi lends on the outside would
prove as considerate as you and the officers
under you. Very sincerely.
In speaking of the Homestead prisoners
now in jail, Warden McAleese said that.he
never had a better lot of prisoners to
handle. They know all the rules of the
jail and they follow them Btrictly. They
are treated with due consideration, and no
one prisoner is allowed any more privilege
Hundreds of Horses Working in This City
Without Calks for Many Years. "
Chief Bieelow's proposition to legislate
the calks off horses' shoes in this city has
had the effect he desired. He wants it fully
discussed from both sides. Yesterday Gen
eral Agent O'Brien, of the Humane Society,
came out attacking the proposition as cruel
and inhuman and threatening to arrest any
one driving a horse without shoes properly
calked. Mr. O'Brien's remarks were so vi
olent they riled the Chief.
"I don't profess to know much about
horse s' hoofs, said he after hearing the
statement, "but I believe I know fully as
much as Mr. O'Brien. For seven years he
has been general agent of the Humane So
ciety and it he feels so keenly on this ques
tion, it is strange he has been disregarding
so many opportunities to make arrests.
Since I have been looking into the subject
the past week or two, I have been surprised
to find there are hundreds of horses in this
city that have been for many years working
and driving without calks., 'l learned to my
astonishment that for nearly ten years be
fore the Birmingham Traction "Company
changed from horse's to electric power,
their horses which were conceded to be the
finest car horses in the city , were worked
without calks. Many firms in the city have
in some way become con verted to the no-calk
idea before I ever thought of it If Mr.
O'Brien means all he says there is a wide
field before him, and it will be wider be
fore long if my ordinances passes."
IHE WHEELING DEMONSTRATION.
the Uniformed Republican Clubs
Allegheny County "Will .Attend.
It looks now as if tbe crowd that goes to
Wheeling next Tuesday from Pittsburg for
the purpose of participating in the big Mc
Kinley demonstration will be the largest
that was ever attracted from this city to a
political gathering. All the uniformed
marching clubs of Allegheny county seems
to have taken the lever and tbe universal
cry among them is "On to "Wheeling." The
low rate offered by both the Panhandle and
Baltimore and Ohio railroads will attract
an immense crowd outside of the clubs.
The Americus Club will leave iu the
morning, as will the Magee Guards (six
footers), the General Republican Club, the
Republican Cadets of Allegheny, and prob
ably the Conklin Club. " All of these
organizations will go on special trains and
each will take a baud. The Union Beoub-
lican Club, of McKeesport, will go on a
special, in the afternoon, taking the Mc
Keesport Band. ,
The Tariff, Fourteenth "Ward, Eleventh
"Ward, Italian Clubs and the Tariff Cadets
will leave on a special at 4"o'clock p. M. It
will be a big demonstration and will no
doubt attract more clubs than the ones
FUN FOE THE CHILDHEH.
Chief Elgelow Is Arranging a Skating Pond
at Schcnley Park.
, A skating pond at Schenley Park is be
ing arranged. - It will be ready for use this
winter. Chief Bigelow will do his share by
providing a pond in Panther Hollow, 70
yards wide and 160 in length. Old Prob
will be expected to furnish the icy cover
ing. The pond will only be two or three
feet deep, so there will be no danger of
drowning accidents. At tbe foot of Pan
ther Hollow, near the Junction railway,
the pond will be located, convenient and
easy of access from all directions. Next
year seats will be placed around the pond
and other conveniences ananged.
f SPECIAL TILEQBAM TO THE DISPATCH. 1
Johhstows", Oct. 13. The State Far
mers' Alliance closed a very interesting
convention here this evening. Following
is a summary of' the platform, which was
adopted unanimously amidst much enthu
We, the representatives of the Pennsyl
vania State Fanners' Alliance.in convention
assembled, send, fraternal greetings to
all other organizations that have for their
aim the education and uplifting of the labor
Ins, and producing classes.
We contend for the absoluto ineauality of
all American citizens befoie the Legisla
tive, tbe Judicial, and the executive
branches of government. We condemn
all class legislation, so-called, becauso class
legislation is robbery. e insist upon
"equal rights for all and special privileges
We condemn all protective tariffs, be
cause thereby all cannot be equally pro
tected. We know that while special pro
tective tariffs make millionaires and protect
trusts in their violations of the natural laws
of legitimate trade, the farmers or America
must sell the surplus of their products to
foreign markets In competition with the
peasant labor of Europe and the coolie labor
of India; and we know that the retaliatory
duties levied upon our farm products In
European countries still further diinisn tbe
prices on our produots abroad.
All Protective Tariffs Denounced.
Wo know that a protective tariff does
not increase the wages of laboring men in
the face of piactically unrestricted immi
gration to this country from every quarter
ot the globe. We recognize the fact that
the universal law of supply apd demand
fixes ana regulates the price of the (aimers'
product, and the same is true of the price of
labor. We recognize the fact that the
larmer and the workingman are operating
on a free trade basis as long as we export
farm products and admit foreign labor nee
and unrestrictedly from every country ex
cept China. Ihe tariff upon farm products,
established by Congress, cannot help the
Amei lean farmer so long as wo export farm
Wo equally condemn the policy of a
revenue tariff whereby the average fanner
Is made to pay as much as a millionaire to
waid the support of the Government We
recommend the raising of the national
revenues by a tax on incomes.
We condemn the financial policy of the
Government, wheieby a gieat national debt
has been perpetuated by an unprecedented
contraction of tbe curieucy of
the nation since 1866; whereby the
homes of 1,000, 0U0 larmers and workingmen
have been confiscated, and their -once
owners doomed to homeless and hopeless
poveity; wheieby thousands of honest me
chanics, tradesmen and merchants have
been driven into bankruptcy in legitimate
enterprises. We know that the value of
money Is determined bv the amount in cir
culation among the people; that money is
subject to the inexoiable law of supply and
demand; that a scai city of money enhances
its value, and consequently lorces down the
price of every other commodity.
The National Debt Increased In One Sense.
The amount of money in circulation
among our 'people ha3 been continually de
creased from $52 per capita in 1866 until to
day it is actually less than $S per capita, So
successiui has Doen this scheme of con
scienceless contraction that, notwithstand
ing our national debt has been nomi
nally reduced from $3,000,000,000 to $1,000,000,
000, our debt is xealiy gi eater to-day
than when it was first assumed by the
Government, if measured by our farm prod
ucts and the other products of labor. We
realize that this condition of our country's
finances has caused the depreciation and
decrease Iu Che piices of our larm lands and
faim products. Wo demand a more liberal
financial policy, and as one measure of
partial relief, we "favor the fiee aud unre
stricted coinage of silver.
We realize that the tax: laws of Pennsyl
vania aie glaringly unequal; that the laws
of our Commonwealth unjustly discriminate
against the Individual property owner as
compared -with the owners of corporate
wealth; that while the owners of real estate
In Pennsylvania are paying from 15 to 20
mills per dollar or their ' valua
tions, there Is still $2,000,000,000 worth
of corporate property within our State
that pays an average of only two mills on
the dollar. To the end that equalization of
taxation may receive the Just attention it
deseiveaatthe hanas of the next Legis
latuie, we pledge ourselves to support only
such men for Kepiesentatives as are ready
to pledse their votes and influence lor an
equitable revision or our tax laws.
We ask that better protection be afforded
the sheep husbandly of the State by further
legislation for the extermination of sheep
The Farmer on tho Sldo of Labor.
We heartily sympathize with the various
associations of labor throughout the whole
land in the exercise of their God-civen
right to organize for their own mutual
protection. We lexard with amazement
tbe action of the State Supreme Court in
the Homestead not cases. We had hoped
that constructive tieasnn had been rele
gated to the past by tho adoption ot the
Federal Constitution, more than a century
ago. We are moie than ever impressed
with the Justice of the observation of an
eminent Massachusetts jurist, that when
ever corporate inteiests were involved the
decision of the Pennsylvania Snpieme Court
must be taken with some grains of allow
ance. We insist on a strict supervision of rail
roads by the State and generil Governments
and Government ownership of the telegraph
and telephone-linos or the country. We re
sard with favor the much-abused Baker
ballot law, and recommend such amend
ments as will simplify its det alls.
ONLY fi DAYS LONGER TO WAIT!
OCTOBER i g THE DATE,
WEDNESDAY THE DAY AND
g O'CLOCK A. M.
THE HOUR WHEN
ESTABLISHMENT WILL BE READY
WM ID CORDIAL INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO EVERYBODY
TO rVISIT OUR MAMMOTH
THE THOUSANDS who have been PUT
TING OFF PURCHASING will then be given an
opportunity to note how much they have gained by
WAITING. OUR MOUNTAINS OF MERCHAN
DISE, comprising the GREATEST and MOST VA
RIED ASSORTMENTS imaginable will be thrown
open for INSPECTION and SELECTION. WE
are positive that the IMMENSE andUNEQUALED
line of CLOTHING, CLOAKS, SHOES, FIATS
and FURNISHINGS will meet with your sincerest
approbation. WHILE our stock will be the HIGH
EST in QUALITY the PRICES will be the
REMEMBER, that the positive date of opening
will be on Wednesday, October 19.
WAIT! WAIT! WAIT!
Pis MoN -'
Safe SiIverMine Stock.
Mining has founded the fortunes of many American millionaires.
There's just two requirements to make mining stock safe and profitable:
A Mine and Honest management.
.THE SILVER SUNLIGHT
MINING & MILLING CO.'S
Four claims in the famous Magda
lena District of New Mexico ad
joining and on the same vein with
the "Kelly" and "Graphic" mines
(which have produced millions) and
our own concentrating mill, costing
us $28,000 to build in Chicago.
Democratic Parade Postponed.
A meeting of tho representatives of the
Democratic marching clubs of Allegheny
county wan held in the headquarters on
Diamond street last evening. Tne object
of the meeting visa to arrange for a parade
on October 22. As very few of the dele
gates showed up it was decided to postpone
the meeting until next Tuesday evening at
8 o'clock. The parade will be held on the
Southside on Octdber 29.
Bailroad Officials on Dnty.
The officials of the Pennsylvania Kail
road who arrived in Pittsburg from Phila
delphia in a ipecial car on Wednesday
evening, went to a point on the P., V. & C.
road opposite McKeesport where they in
spected the route of the proposed branch
from tbe main line to McKeesport. They
returned to Pittsburg last night and will go
West this morning.
Will Register John Chinaman.
Acting Internal Revenue Collector
Mitchell will commence next week to regis
ter the Chinese of this district. Of the 600
in this vicinity but 100 are entitled to re
main. The balance will have to leave under
.the law alter Hay 6, 1S93.
Will Not Take Part.
The Allegheny Republican Escort Club
met in Common Council Chamber last night
and decided not to take any part as an or
ganization in the. present campaign, owing
to the lateness of tbe season and the finan
cial condition ot the club." They did not
disband, however, and -will take part in the
campaign four years hence, and it Harrison
is elected this fall will take part in the
Opposition to the Sngar Trust.
Philadelphia, Oct. la The sugar en
terprise that is to be operated iu opposition
to the Sugar Trust assumed definite' shape
to-day by the granting at Harrisburg of a
charier to the W, J., McCahan Sugar Refin
ing Company, of this city, with a capital of
Silk Lined Overcoats SIS.
Just for two days, Friday and Satnrdav,
we will sell 150 men's Vicuna overcoats, slflc
lined thiouhouV t the edtfe of tlio coat,
garments that tailors chaiw $15 to make;'
our price for theso two days $15.
P. at. O.. Clothieis,
Cor. Grant and Diamond streets.
Don't Take the Risk
Of flra or thieves, but keep your valuable
papers, bonds, etc.. in the sate deposit vaults
of the farmers' Doposlt National Bapk, 66
louitlj avenue. Boxes rented at $3 a year
A Eephblicait votinjj school has been
opened on Wylio avenuo, a few doors below
The C. L. Magee Cadets of tlio Snnthside
net last .night nnd arraused to tnrn ont
with the Contling Cluh in to-morrow night's
AN enthusiastic mcctins of tho Twelfth
ward Republicans was held last nislitnt
Ease street and Madison avenue. A'ldresos
were made by Harvey Henderson, Esq., and
J. 31. Goeliring.
rjEABQUARTEns for the Democrats of the
Eleventh and Thirteenth waids have heon
opened at the corner of Wylie avonue and
Kiikpatrlclc stieets. A school for voters will
be opened next week.
The Republican County and City Commit
tee of tho Seventeenth ward have opened
headquarters on Butler street, near Forty
second street. A voting hooth has hcen
plHcnil in tho room, where all co ners nio
initiated into the mystcric of tho Baker
The trustees of the Randall Club met with
Messrs. Jos. Fulirer & Son last nUlit and
came to nnamicable settlement. Yesteiday
Fuluor & Son entered suit to recover for
liquors luinishod the club. Tlio trustees at
onceairanced the mooting and in a short
time effected a settlement.
Tue Executive Committee qf tho cSnnty
RepuDllcan Committee met yesterday after
noon at Republican headquaiters on Thtnl
avenue. (Ji. airman John Gripn presided.
Hepoitswero iieard from memheis or the
committee in the East End districts, and
plants ueio discussed for better organiza
tion. The delegates to the Republican Conven
tion of the Fourth Legislative district met
last night to consider the vacancy on the
ticket caused by John Armstrong declining
to be a candidate. There waano desire on
the part of anyone to Den victim in this
strong Democratic district, and the vacancy
was not filled.
The Directors of this Company comprise the strongest
and -besl-known public men in New Mexico.
Hon. L. Bradford Prince, Governor of New Mexico,
being-President of the Company Hon. E. L. Bartlett,
Solicitor General; R. J. Palen, Esq., Cashier ist Na
tional Bank, Santa Fe; J. S. SnSen, Esq., Socorro
ana J, M. lyler, isq., Magdalena, being his associates. The high standing of these
men assure the stockholders of honest, experienced treatment and best results.
Our avingsTnvestment Offer:
To develop, this splendid property this company offers a limited amount
of its fully-paid, non-assessable, capital stock of $2,000,000 for sale at
20 Cents for Each $T-00 Share!
nd large monthly dividends will be declared and paid as soon as development is made.
The entire net proceeds of this subscription will be applied toward fully devel
oping and opening.up these rich mines.
Remit by Bank Draft; Registered Letter or Money Order or apply for Application
Blanks and Prospectus to
W. H. DINSMORE, Sec'y, 3 & 4 Centra! Music Hall, Chiag.'
BRIGHTEN UP YOUR HOMES.
And our liberal terms put it
within the reach of all to get at
once all the things needed to com
pletely furnish the home until
you have all the money to pay for
what you need. Get the goods
now and have the use of them
while paying for them. Many
a man owes his comfortable