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MARIETTA DAILY LEADER.
VOL. IT. NO. 144..
MABIETTA, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 1896.
PRICE ONE CENT.
The Race for the Presidential
Chairman Carter Calls the Big As
semblage to Crde? at Noon.
Temporary Chnlrmnn I'alrtmnks Addresses
the Contention, nnd Sounds tho Key
. noto: Gold nnd Protection Con
vention Opened WfthTraycr.
Convention HALtPT. Lobis, June ia The
republican nuttonal convention was called to
order by Chairman Carter at 12. 15 Tuesday,
Rabbi Sales Invoked the dlvlno blessing on
tho assemblage tho uudlcnco standing. Tho
rabbi's voice was weak nnd his Invocation was
Inaudible except to tboso In his Immedlato
Secretary Joseph IL Manlcy, of Maine, at
12:28, proceeded to read tho call cf national
committee for tho convention
At 12:34, C. W. Fairbanks, of Indiana, was
presented for temporary chairman. Suther
land of New York moved Hint the recommen
dation bo approved' It was adoptod with
Mr. Fairbanks was prosentod at 12 34. The
nudl'cnco quieted down nt Mr. Fairbanks' first
words, and his voice proved that ho was equal
to tho halL Among other things Mr. Fair
Gentlemen of tho Convention: I am pro
foundly grateful for this expression of jour
As citizens wo woro nover called upon to dis
charge a moro Important duty than that
which rests upon us, the nomination of o
president and a vice-president of tho United
States. This duty is a peculiarly Impressive
ope at tho moment, for It Is already written ir
tho book of fjto that the choice of th's con
vention will bo tho next prosident nnd vice
president of tho great republic.
Throo years of democratic admlntstratlor
has been threo years of panic, of wasted cnet.
By, of anxiety nnd loss to tho American peo
ple, without a parallel in our history. To-da
tho people turn to tho republican party hope
fully, confidently; and It ! for us to meet
their expectations; It is for us to glvo them
those candidates upon whom their hearts
havo been centered, and to glvo them clear,
MARCUS A. 1IA2WA.
straightforward, emphatic expression of our
political faith. Tho republican party is a
party of convictions; and It has written, Its
convictions in tho history of tho re-
Our Srand June Clearance Sale
WILL BE CONTINUED THIS WEEK.
We aro having a general clearance of all surplus stock, and aro
giving our customers the benefit of tho most extraordinary bargain
values ever offered them by
The Popular Buckeye.
For Men's Suits made from .Black and Blue Chevi
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For Men's Suits lnade from all-wool Black and Blue
Cheviots, Thibets, and Oassimeres, in light and dark
colors. ' -
) a a 1 LB
For Men's Suits, made from 16 bz. Clay Worsteds,
Cheviots, Tweeds and Homespuns; nicely made, new
For Men's, Suits, mado from English Clay Worsteds
in Black, Blue and Gray; Blue Serges, Cheviots and
Homespuns in all the new stylish effects.
For good, durable
colors and stripes.
For neat Trousers, in dark stylish
made goods in hair lines and neat
(Q ffj For all woolT:
(J) L . U U Bands, stylish
For handsome Trousers made from elegant fabrics, in
chocks and stripes, guaranteed to fit,
Child's Short Pant Suits
&t Cl Double Breasted Suits, all wool materials, dark and light
Double Breasted, all wool suits; very nobby, well made djn ncr
and nice patterns. P ,. e
jJO OK Choice of Double Breasted Suits including the Natty
' Reefer, Prince Imperial and, Sailor styles.
A full and complete line of Gentlemen's Furnishings, comprising all
the latest Spring; andSummor Styles.
Clothiers, Hatters and Furnishers,
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t MARIETTA OHIO.
IN TUE HOTEL LOBBY.
publlo with the pen and cue sword, with it tho
supremo question always has been, not what Is
more "political" bu Is everlastingly "right."
The great men wo havo gl.on to tho nation
and to history, tho mighty dead and tho illus
trious living aro our inspiration and tower of
strength. If wo aro but truo to their exalted
example wo can not bo false to our country
men. Torn third of a century prior to the advent
of tho present democratic administration we
operated under laws enacted by tho republic
an party. All great measures concerning the
tariff and tho currency originated k with it
Tariff laws wore formed upon lines which pro
tected our laborers and producers from un
equal and unjust foreign competition nnd up
on tho theory that the best raarkot In tho
world Is the homo market and that should bo
enjoyed by our own countrymen.
Under tho currency laws our currency was
made national. Tho wildcat state bank mon
ey of tho democratic party was wiped out of
existence. Tho unprecedented demands grow
ing out of tho war wero met by a paper cur
rency which ultimately became as good as
gold. SInco tho resumption of specie pav
menta In 1870 ov cry dollar of our money, pv
pdr, silver and gold has been of equal pur
chasing power tho world over. Tho policy of
tho party has been to mnko and koep our cur
rency equal to the best In the world
Under tho operation of these honest tariff
and honest money republican laws the country
grew in wealth and power beyond precedent.
Wo easily outstripped all othor powers In tlio
commercial race. On November 8, 1892, thcro
was work for ovory hand and bread for every
mouth Wo had reached high water mark,
Labor received nlghor wages than ever and
capital was profitably and securely
employed. The national revenues
wero sufficient to meet our obligations and
leavo a surplus in tho treasury. Foreign and
Trousers; extra well made in dark
patterns, honest well
nicely made, with French Waist
patterns, perfect fitting.
e oracstic. traao wero greater in voiumu ami
valuo than they had ever been rorelgn bal
ances wero largely in our favor European
gold was flowing townrd us But all of this Is
changed. Tho cause is not bard to geek. A re
action began when it was Known that tho
legislative and executive branches of
tho government wero to bo democratic.
Tho democratic party had at Chicago con
demned tho protective tariff principle ns un
constitutional and solemnly pledged itself to
tho overthrow anJ destruction of the McKIn-
w. TUE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION IN SESSION, .ijg?r-
ley law and to tno aaopuon 01 ireo traae as
the policy of tho United States. This bold,
aggressive attack upon the long settled policy
of the republican party bore Its natural fruit
i thos. n. HEED.
In shaken confidence, unsettled busi
ness; and we wero soon drifting
along tho rock of destruction. lioforc
tho work of demolition had actually begun, n
run was started upon tho treasury reserve
which tho republican party had wisely accum
ulated for tho protection of the government
credit. Tho drain upon tho reserve for tno
redemption of greenbacks and treasury uotcs
greatly surpassed all prior experience and em
phasized tho discredit into which tho demo
cratic administration had fallen. An utter
want of cantldenco In tho administration pos
sessed the people.
Tho democrotlo party was harmonious upon
one subjeot, and that was the destruction of
the McKlnloy tariff law, but when they tame
to the oxerclso of tho creative faculty, the
enwtmentof a great revenue measure li Its
jly, thoro was discord Tho imperiled in
terests of tho country watched, and waited
through long and. anxious months for some
settlement of tho Important question. They
wanted an end of uncertainty. At length tho
Wilson bill was' adoptod, and It was charac
terited by a democratic president as the child
of "perfidy and dlsbpnpr " It was so pad that
he would not contaminate bis band by signing
A bill that was too dmb for Mr. Cloveland to
approve la too rotten for the approval of the
This Important avvwaa wanting In J he pri
mary purppse of a reyenuo measure, for it
ailed to provide qdequato revenue to moot the
requirements of the government The der
fletency thus far amounts tq pome one hun
dred and fifty -million. dollars. ,Tbe end is not
yet, for the deficiency grpws day by day,, This
leaves the treasury and 'thp public credit In
constat) peril, Our;fprelgnr credit Is Im
paired and domes Uo capital fee Insecure.
Tho scctlonnl favoritism of the Wilson law
wis ono of Its marked features. Its blow al
anccp husbandry was an unpardonable of
ftno' It was a flagrant wrong to tho farmorl
of tho United States. This great Industry had
developed and grown under republican pro.
ticilvo laws until It was one of our greatest.
Wo aro now sending abroad ml. lions of dollar
for wool which wero paid to our farmers un
der tho McKlnlcy law.
Tho bill struck down reciprocity, ono of tho
highest achievements In American statesman,
ship Tho measure was never enacted which
moro directly advanced tho interests of the
American farmers and manufacturers than
With its destruction fell ndrantagoous com
mercial ci:rcome.nts. under which thr.tr rrn-
MATTHEW R. QtTAY.
cruets were surely unaing larger una pront
ablc foreign markets and without tho surren
der of their own.
Tho substitution of ail valorem for specific
duties has opened tho way for systematic
wholesale frauds upon the treasury and pro
ducers and employes of tho country. By
means of undervaluations, rorelgn goods pass
through the custom houses without paying
their Just tribute to tho treasury of tho United
States Thus wo have lost millions of dollars
In revenue, and tho foreign producer ha? been
enaoica tu uutuiriy iwsacos uux nimie ujuviiwvs.
To meet tho mpntnly deficits and protoct
our credit and save tho government frem pro
test, the president has been forced to sell
bonds! in other words, ho has been obliged to
mortgage tho future In time of peace to meet
the current obligations of tho government.
This is in sharp contrast with tho republi
can record. Our tariff laws not only raised
revenue, but they protected our domestic In
dustries; they impartially protected the
farmer and ma.nu.factur.er, both north and
south. Not only that, but they also raised
sufficient revenuo to grndually reduce tho pub
lic debt, and without Imposing a grievous
burden upon the people
Having attempted to reverse tho tariff policy
of the United States with lamentabto results
tho democratlo party now proposes to rcverso
the currency policy. It turns tp tho currency
as tho parent of our ills. Its effort to shift
tho responsibility will deceive no ono. Its at
tack upon tho tariff, Its record of Inefficiency
and insincerity, Is a part of the unfortunate
history of tho republic. Tho present currency
II. CI.AV UVAKS.
system Is tho fruit of republican wisdom. It
has been adequate to all our necessities will
meet our futurp requirements Our greatest
presperity was attained whon republican cur
rency laws wero In full operation. When the
republican party was In pewor pur currency
was good; It was mado as good as the best on
the globe. We made sound money; wo also
mado op honest protcptlvp tariff to go with It
Sound money and honest protective tarfT go
hand In hand, not ono bolero the other
Tho republican party has nof been unfriend
ly to the purpose of silver, It always favored
and favors todny the use ol stiver as a part
ef our circulating medium. But It favors that
use under such provisions and safeguards as
shall not Imperil our present national stand
ard. Tho policy, of tho republican party Is.to
retain both gold and, silver as a part of put
circulating modlum'.'whlle "the policy of free
coinage of silver leada to'ccrtaln silver mono
metallism. It u en Immutable law that two
monoys ot equal value will not circulate to-pstfcer."
IB ftinhvAi b .in, H
A creim of tartar Ilaklng Powder. Highest
of all In leavening strength Latest United
Mate) Government Food Report.
IlOVAr. IIAKINO POWDEK CO , 100 Wall St ,N."V
As sound currency is ono or tne essenlinl
Instruments In (lev eloping our commerce, It Is
Ihe purpose of tho republican party not only
to develop our domntic trade, but to extend
ourcommerco into th" uttermost parts of tho
crth Wo should not l egin our contest for
commercial supremacy bv destroying our our-ro-.cy
standard All lVn i"adlng powers with
which we must coni""e. suspended the free
coinage of sliver wbc. t' announced produc
tion of silver place i :o ratio above the coin-r-ge
ratio to gold u'.ll we attempt what
hey have found utter; Imposslblet bhall It
be- said that our standard Is below theirs
Tho Monroo doctrine vust bo firmly upheld,
and tho powers ot the pr.rth made to icspect
(his great unwritten lw. There can be no
Iiirther territorial aggnndlzcment by foreign
governments on the continent.
Our devotion to the pensioners of the nation
was never moro emphatic nor more necessary
Tho republican party believes In tho devel
opment of our navy and merchant marine un
til wo establish oUr undisputed supremacy
upon the high seas
Tho strugglo for Cuban liberty enlists tho
ardent sympathy ot the republican party a
party which has given to liberty Its fullest
meaning on this continent. Wo wish to Bee a
new republic born on Cuban soil greet the new
country whose dawn Is already purpling the
At tho conclusion of Mr Fairbanks' speech
Mr Carter proposed the appointments of sec
retary, nsslstant secretaries, tergeants-at-arms,
official stenographers and other officials,
nnd tho persons bo named were declared duly
Mr W. Lamb, delegate from Virginia, of
fered a resolution, which was agreed to, that
until n permanent organization, is effected,
the convention will bo governed by the rules
of the last republican convention.
Mr Lamb also offered another resolution,
which was also adopted, ordering that tho roll
ol states and territories bo now called and
the chairman ot each delegation announco the
names of tne porsons selected to serve on tho
several committees as follows:
1. On permanent organization.
On rules nnd order cf business,
a On credentials sj
i pn resolution! " .
Also tKt all resolutions In respect to tho
platform 6hall be referred to the convention
The stales were then called for their selec
tion of delegates as raembors of the several
When the name of Senator Teller vvasan
neune'ed ts a member ot tho committee on
rules for his state thero was n small outburst
ot applause after which tho call was proceed
When Massachusetts sent up the name of
Senator Lodgo as its representative on tho
committee on resolutions thero was a counter
demonstration on the part of tho gold standard,
Tho name of Joseph H Toraker was sent up
as tho representative of the state of Ohio on
tne committee on resolutions, nnd when le was
read from tho clerk's desk It was hailed with
far. fmiell crartnn. n Art nan. .n ...
resolutlcn which he desired to have read and
referred, but objection waa made- tp its being
read and it was referred without reading It
related to tho determination of election con
tests. Another resolution frpm colored people pf
Illinois affecting thelt'rlghu as n racp was
treated In a like manner,
Afer an announcement of tho places nnd
times nf mpAtlnn tt . fnn. Mnn.mi..an- .v
convention nt JUT adjourned to Wednesday at
mririn liivsii umiiviiuiir v;awT-.v3vt-iT!?f':TH v.,
if iv5-TT'vr ryvs i sw.iiin inis?fcsrr
Arrival and Departure of Trains.
a. & o. s.w.
Depakt 0:00a.m., 10M0 a.m. !:00 rm 4;W
p. m.. 7:00 p.m., ll:25p.m.
AnnrvK 3:05 a. m , 8:10 a. m 12:25, p. m.. 4:55
p. m , 0:40, p m , 8:55 p. m.
T. & O. C. EX.
L,ave 2.io p. m , 9.00, 4:00 a.m
AKHiva 4:45, I2:15p in,,T:30a.m.
C. &. M.
Leave 6:25a.m. r.tsp.ra
ahiuve 11:15a m,7:05p,m
leave C:20a,in., 2:40 p. m
Arhive 10:10a. m 5:55 p.m
O. H. II. R. (Eastern Time.)
South n 00 a.m.; 3:07, 7:35 p.m
Noiitu 7:'l2a.nr, 12:32, 4:17p.m
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And to get more of vou f
coming our way for tho 1
i balance of this month, we I
I are going to give free of f
! charge a pocket'book and a f
pocket knife to every pur-
chaser of one of our Knee I
Pant Suits. To every pur-
f chaser of a Boys' Long f
I Pant Suit we will give you f
a good watch, a good time
, piece", worth at least $3.00. I
I Only a few watches left;
come quick. f
Join tho Nr.tlunal i'urty.
Maiiy8vim.u, O., .lune 10. The pro
hibitionibts of Union county met ia
convention here, disbanded and then
organized themselves into the national
party. No picket was named, but a
committee was appointed to meet th'e
democrats in convention hero with re
gard to fusing.
To Stop tlio Sale of the Southern.
Coi.umiius, O., Juno 10 Fred Herten
stcin, corporation counsel for Cincin
cinnati, filed in the supreme court Tnes
ilay a suit to enjoin the sinking fund
trustees from directing the mayor to
piocced under tho law to sell tho Cin
cinnati Southern ruilway.
f JUST TO
Nominated by Acclamation.
Woosteii, Cj June 10. Democrats of
Holmes, Coshocton und Wayne counties
met hero "Monday afternoon to belect a
candidate for common pleas lildgo ia
tho third subdivision of the Sixth 'judU
cial circuit. The only name presented
was that, John Tcnny Maxwell, ot
MiUcrsbnrfc', jvJjo n'asf nominated, by