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THURSDAY. AUGUST 27. 1898
Of the United States.
GAKRETT A. HOBAnT,
01 New Jersey.
Republican State Ticket
ffor Secretary of State,
CHARLES KINNEY, of Scioto Co.
or Judge of the Supreme Court,
MARSHALL J. WILLIAMS, of Fayette Co,
for Food and Dairy Commissioner,
JOSEPH E. BLACKBURN, of Belmont Co,
For Member Board of Public Works,
FRANK A. HUFFMAN, of Van Wert Co.
;For Circuit Judge, .,
HIRAM L SIBLEY, of Washington Co
For Common Pleas Judge,
JOSEPH M. WOOD, of Athens Co
Tor Congress, 15th District,
H. R. VAN VOORHIS, of Musklnnum Co.
For Probate Judge,
D. R. ROOD, of Belpre .
JOHN S. MCCALL1STER, Fourth Ward.
W. A. PATTERSON, of Waterf ord .
JOHN W. ATHEY, Marietta Towns p.
JOHN RANDOLPH, Wesley Township.
For Infirmary Director.
WM. SCHNAUFFER, Newport Township.
: The Republican Party stands :
for honest money and the chance
to earn it by honest toil.
:" WILLIAM McKINLEY.
A POLITICAL PAPER,
And a Good One, Written by Dr. M. V.
Hardy of Marietta.
(Installment No. 4 )
Our democratic administration has
suddenly changed the long standing
policy of the republican party, under
which our nation grew in wealth and
power beyond precedent.
It has destroyed the McKinley tariff
law which was producing revenue suffi
cient to pay our goyernment expenses,
protecting our capital and labor, and
affording us a surplus which was much
needed to liquidate our indebtedness
created by the exigencies of war.
It has abrogated those reciprocity
treaties inaugurated by the republican
party for the purpose of increasing our
commerce and in which we received
lree from duty those articles which we
could not manufacture or produce in
sufficient quantity to meet our every
It has enacted a law for the purpose
of creating a revenue for the purpose
of defraying the expenbes of our gov
ernment, which law has proven ineffi
cient for the purpose it was intended.
.Now this is no political balderdash,
it is a portion of our nation's unfortu
nate history, and cites us to the prime
.factor of all our troubles. The only
name it can have that is plain and easy
to understand, is democratic bungling
It has surely been the prime factor in
breaking down confidence, checking
progress, emptying our treasury, caus
ing continued revenue deficits and en
forcing idleness among the millions of
our willing workers.
Is this not cause sufficient, and shall
we continue it ? Nay, verily.
After being instrumental in bringing
about all these disastrous consequences,
and trying to exonerate themselyes,
they tell us that our currency system is
the parent of all our ills, but they for
got the fact that our currency system
is the identical same system under
which wo achieved such grand results
while under republican administration.
The other day, in convention at the
City of Chicago, after carefully diagnos
ing our diseases, they came forward
with a panacea which they declare to
be a sure cure for all our troubles, and
which they claim is quite easy to take.
I conclude there is no secret, as yet,
about it, as it is incorporated into their
national political platform.
The recipe is "the free and unlimited
coinage of silver at the ratio of 10 to 1''
at the same time knowing that the
commercial ratio of silver to gold, all
oyer the world, is almost 32 to 1.
Of course they expect to keep it on a
parity with gold In purchasing power,
but how, they do not inform us. No
other nation on earth can do it, nor
can our nation, alone, do it.
We are keepinc a limited quantity of
it on a parity with gold, but if we
should make our goyernment mints
the dumping ground for the unlimited
coinage of the world's silver at the
ratio of 16 to 1, while the commercial
Tatio Is almost 33 to 1, we would be
placing ourselves under circumstances
which we could not control, becauso we
do not possess all the gold in the world
i with which to exchange for it, or with
which to redeem it, a thing which
Js. would surely bexpectcd of us.
' If an international monetary confer
ence could be convened and an Immut
able coinage ratio between the two
metals established, then the unlimited
coinage of Bilver at that ratio would
hot injure anybody, becauso It would
then be recognized as on a parity, or of
equal purchasing power with gold, but
this matter has been tried and so far
has met with failure. President Harri
son convened such a conference at Brus
sels, and the matter was freely dis
cussed, but no agreement entered into.
The democratic party also was
pledged to bl-metallsra, but when
placed In power it was-too busy In de
stroying the McTClnley tariff law and
emptying the treasury of that obnox
ious surplus, to glye further attention
to International bi-motalism.
Our, nation is now keeping' lier cur
rency, which consists of gold, silver
and paper, on a parity as to purchasing
power, but she does it from a gold
5.5 8-10 grs. of standard gold is recog
nized all over the world as being of
the same commercial value, and we
look upon anything as being on a pari
ty with It when a fixed quantity of it
is exchangeable for it. We exchange
our gold for oun silver and paper.
With us wo call 25 8-10 grs. of stand
ard gold a dollar, Mexico calls It a paso,
India, a rupee, Japan, a yen, but all
are of the same intrinsic value, and
really it makes no difference what
shape gold is in, whether coined in a
lump or bar, or dust tied up In a rag, if
it weighs 25 8-10 grs. it is our dollar, or
its equivalent anywhere in the world.
It's commercial worth is fixed to stay.
Silver bullion fluctuates in price, and
will until all the great powers of the
earth shall agree upon a permanent
ratio between it and gold, and any
country coining it, expecting to keep it
equal in purchasing power with gold,
must place herself In condition to ex
change the gold for it at any time when
called upon to do so, else it will only
purchase its commercial worth of any
thing offered on the market.
Again history brings forward the
fact that no two kinds of money of un
equal yalue have ever circulated on a
parity together, as the poorer has al
ways driven out the better. The better
has always demanded a premium, and
the poorer has always become the cur
rency of circulation, moreover the
poorer has always depreciated in pur
With these facts before us, anybody
should know that without an immut
ably fixed ratio between the two met
als, any nation coining it must do so at
its commercial worth and if the com
mercial worth fluctuates from day to
day, it's worth fluctuates accordingly.
Carefully look at the facts now. If
our nation should be foolish enough to
adopt the democratic policy of the free
and unlimited coinage of silver at the
ratio of 10 to 1, and that 371 grs. of
that silver should constitute our dollar,
just then Uncle Sam must either make
it a dollar, or say to the world that
fifty-cents is a dollar.
Uncle Samuel is good, kind and gen
erous, but he cannot make silver gold,
nor can be make the people of the
world belieye that fifty cents is a dol
lar. The destruction of our tariff system
was a hard blow on us, but the destruc
tion of our currency system would be a
much harder one.
Sound money is about the best kind
of money we could have, and while all
the great powers of the world accept
our money without discount, I think
our good sense should dictate to us
the propriety of letting "good enough
(Continued to morrow .)
Wt, are requested to state that ,he
notice of a birth of a child to Mr. and
Mrs. D. Ferguson is untrue. The item
was printed by us with the supposition
that it was true, not being unusual.
We gladly correct the error, and apolo
CURIOUS MENTAL FEAR.
Wheelman Afraid Ilia Steed Would Shy
at Etoam Roller.
"A man who has ridden horseback
for many years," said a physician,
"doesn't quickly lose his feeling of un
certainty as to what his steed Is going
to do in on emergency after he has
taken to riding n. bicycle. I had a curi
ous Illustration of this. I was riding
my wheel up the boulevard when I met
n big steam roller at Ninety-second
street. Ilorscs that will rub noses
ngninst a moving train will shy at u
steam roller for some unknown reason.
Horsemen recognize steam rollers as
things to bo avoided at any cost Now
I have been riding- a wheel for a year,
but as soon as I saw that roller com
ing down the boulevard I instinctitely
turned my wheel into a side street to
ovoid It. For the moment I felt that I
was in danger of being thrown. Then
I realized the advantage that a wheel
man has oter a horseback rider when
it comes to steam rollers, und I turned
around ond rodo past this particular
roller with great satisfaction."
. . . ."Gold is the speculator's dollar,"
say the advocates of the silver standard.
How about the cheap money period
from 1801 to 1873? Did not speculation
of all kinds flourish then, and were not
the gamblers In bonds, stocks or farm
products greatly aided by the depreci
ated and fluctuating currency?
.TulIDIra Bliot'and'Tataliy Wounded.
liAroitTE, Ind., Aug. 25. Charles My
ers, of Columbus, O., confined In the
SL Joseph county jail on a charge of
robbing Baltimore & Ohio Southwest
ern freight cars, was shot and probably
fatally wounded while making an at
tempt to escape from. the bastile.
Following la the complete roll Of
teachers who have been attending the
Washington County Normal Institute'
at the Marietta High School building;
Fred D. Bartell, Stanleyville, O.
Anna S. Bny, Marietta
Anna h. Beckor, Marietta
Chnneut Bedillon, Wade i
Claronco Boll, Layman
Claronco O. Bell, Marietta ,
Eva Bell, Layman
Millie Boll, Barlow
Maggie Borgon, Morlotto
Edward Zimmerman, Lower Salom
Loulso Blckert, Mariotta
J. H. Blrnlo, Marietta
Nellie Bloomlngdale, Mariotta
Lizzie Christie, Clmrchtown
Grace Clogston, Mariotta
norbort Collins, Stanleyville
' Mary K. Cox, Macksburg
Fannio Davis, Lowell
May T. Dye, Marietta
Kosella M. Dve, Reno
O. G. Eddy, Newblls Run , ,
Eleanor E, Fonts', Marietta 1 , '
Goorgia Gago, L.ayinan r . .
Lona Gage. Pattins Mills ,
Anna Grahnm, Barlow
Slbvl Graham, "
Addle Grudier, Whlnplo
Lou A. Hagerman, Unverly . .
Emma Hale, Macksburg
Elizabeth II. Hall, Marietta
Leroy Harsha, Reno
Myrtle Henry, Equity
Jessie H. Hill, Mariotta
William Hill. Mariotta
Earnest Kidd, Moss Run
Mary Keller, Watertown
Mamie Klingor, "
Carrie 1". Lauer, Mariotta
Win A. Lsnlngton, Archer's Fork
Edward F. Lorentz, Newport
Ada Marshall, Brown's Mills
Maggie Martin, Tunnel
Nefito M. Martin, "
Myrtle Mason, Coal Run
D. F. Masters, Moss Run
Abbie McCowan, Watertown
Fannie MeVicar, Vinu-nt
Laura M. Meister, Marietta
Maggio Mindling, Waterford
Rosa " "
Frank Mitchell, Hills
Mattle Monroe, Marietta
Mary Jessie Olds, "
Anna E. O'Linn, Churchtown
Maggie O'Linn, Marietta
Pearl Palmer, Stanleyville
Grace Pennock, Marietta
Lucy Pennock, Virgin
Blanche Pepper, Moss Dun
William W. Powell, Marietta
Alice Prewett, Brlggs
Leonard Qulnn, Churchtown
Gurlle M, Reed. Marietta
Effle Ritchie. Warner
Clara A. Riley, Reno
Emma Roblson, Ormlston
Annie Roth, Marietta
Clara Scarberry, Macksbug
Blanche A. Schafer, Marietta
Anna Schilling, Churchtown
Aletha Schoonover. Little Hocking
Annette Schrader, Whipple
Clara R. Schramm, Warner
Amelia Schulthels, Marietta
Stella W. Sprague, "
Mary E. Stacy. Rainbow
Oma M.Thornlley, Reno
Nora E. Trapp, Lowell
Ellen Vat nej, Layman
Alma E. C Wagner, Marietta
Dora A. Wagner, "
Serena W. Watson, "
Amelia Weber, Marietta
Mattle Welnhelmer, M arietta
Mary II. Welsh, Churchtown
Mary Z. West, Reno
Ora White, Marietta
Ora Wllhelm, Belpre
Charles Wilson, "
Emma Wilson, Marietta
Grace Wilson, '
Lizzie Zlmmer, Macksburg
Nettle Zlmmer, Stanleyville , ,
Lizzie Athey, Cay wood t
Hattle Barnhart, Centre Belpre
Nettle Blackburn, Waterford
J. F. Brltton, lleslop
J. L. Brltton. " ,
Leora J. Coulter, Cutler
Bernlce R. Day, Marietta
Sanford E. Edwards. Lelth .
Clarence Ferguson, Layman
F. K. HUderbrand,
Carrie Kidd, Stanleyville
Blanche King, Pennsvllle
Frank McDermott, Churchtown
May McGregor, Moss Run
Daisy R. McVay, Stanleyville
Geo. W. Perkins, Lower Salem
Marie Adella Posey, Marietta
Emma Stephan, Gracey
Myrta Bachelor, Wolf Creek
John Beazell. Bartlett,
Callle Mary Becker. Marietta
Myrta Coleman, Pattln's Mills
Clara C. Cooke, Marietta
Charles Gadd, Wolf Creek
Jennie Gadd, "
Winfleld Scott Hancock, Marietta
Anna E. Hlebel, Marietta
Elta Imo Hill,
C. L. McNeal, Corner
Geo. E Morris. Wolf Creek
D. T. Orndoff. "
Mattlo Orndofl, "
Clarence C. Palmer, Whipple
Louis Ross, Bartlett
Hattle Smith. Marietta
Otta Woodford, Watertown
Delia Dye, Cow Run
Katherlne E. Clsler, Marietta
Floience Buck, Marietta
Ada C. Smith, Watertown
Emma Trapp. Lowell
Allle Wood, watertown
Clara Calder, Belpre
Jennie B. Heslop, Heslop
Jennie Campbell. '
John W. Moore, Warner
Delia R. Sprague, Equity
Elden V. James, Cay wood
Alice Hannen, Marietta
Lumley Ritchie, Warner
Friend Cochran, Marietta
Lizzie M. Pugh Wolf Creek
Dosla Brlggs Constitution
Vesta M. tstory, Coal Run
Archie A. Schramm, Warner
Nathaniel Kldd, Reno
Hattle DeWltt, Marietta
Ida M. Edwards, Dawes
Louisa Wilson, Caldwell
Amanda Townsend, Beverly
Oella Warren. Reno
ZUla Kays, Fillmore
Mary Tanner, Coal Ran
Leora Martin, llllmoie
William W. Jones, Beverly
Florence A. McNeal, Marietta
Harriet Krapps, Waterford
Leora Martin, Fillmore
Amos B, Blazer, Jolly
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or no pav required. It is guaranteed to
give perfect satisfaction, or monev re
funded. Price 25 cents per box.
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';i'FREE SILVER IN MEXICO.
Low Wnjes anil nigh Prloes An Ea.
The friends of free silver try to per
snade ns that it would not matter if the
United States did go on a silver basis
and was reduced to tho same condition
as Mexico (as it wonld bo), "because,"
thoy say, "labor in Mexico is very high
ly paid." Is it? That is what a corre
spondent of Dixie, tho southern news
paper, writes from Mexico and no ono
will claim that Dixie is a gold bug organ
oris interested in misleading railway
men. The correspondent writes :
I'was amused at the way ono of the
conductors with whom I talked referred
to his salary. I asked him what his po
sition was worth. "Well," ho said,
"that's a pretty hard question to an
swer. When the month is np the pay
master hands me out 150 Mexican dol
lars, and it depends npon what the mar
ket prico of these dollars happens to be
on that particular day as to what amount
I have earned during the month. Some
times the dollars ore worth 65 cents
each, sometimes 53 cents each, some
times more or less ; but the truth of it
is I never know what I have earned un
til I investigate and learn the market
quotations on Mexican dollars."
"Well," I said, "how do your ex
penses in Mexico compare with expenses
that yon would have in the United
"My expenses in Mexico aro greater,"
he said. "For a while I was on the up
per end of the road and boarded at San
Antonio, Tex. There I paid $18 per
month board. Now I am boarding ill
Torreon and pay 40 per month board
in Mexican money. But what goes tho
hardest with mo is that I have to pay so
much for wearing apparel. If I could
wear what is mado hero in Mexico I
could get it very cheaply, but I have to
buy American shirts, American shoes
and hats, and, indeed, prastically every
thing I wear comes from the United
"Thoy don't manufacture articles of
a character here in Mexico suitable for
our use, so when I buy a pair of shoes
I havo to pay doublo value and duty
added. That makes this pair of shoes
that I am wearing worth $7.50 in Mexi
can money, and I could buy tho samo
shoes in Texas for S'J.r.O or $3. The same
is true about everything that I wear,
and I'll tell you tho truth, friend, when
I've paid my board and settled for the
things that I've been compelled to buy
during the month I wouldn't be a wel
come guest in a poker game."
Smirching the Supreme Court.
"Tho supreme court of the United
States is a puro and able tribunal, tho
highest judicial tribunal in tho world ;
I will not help smirch it."
Thus spoke Senator Edward O. Wol
cott of Colorado, an able and eloquent
Republican advocate of the free coinage
of silver, in refusing to follow the free
eilver sentiment in his state in support
ing Bryan and Sewall.
The Chicago platform manifests a
clear purpose to procure a reversal of
the income tax decision by appointing
new judges who will vote for such re
versal. Under the Bryan regime the federal
judges are to bo selected, not with sole
reference to character and fitness and
legal ability, but with reference to their
opinions, ascertained in advance, con
cerning the most important questions of
Mr. Bryan is the declared enemy of
the federal judiciary. "Plutocracy," ho
says, "is intrenched behind our judicial
system." We believe the truth to be
very different. We are convinced that
if there is any distinction in the general
administration of justice in this country
it is in favor of the poor rather than tho
rich. Bat, however it may bo in regard
to other tribunals, tho supreme court of
the United States is free from reproach
in the estimation of all mankind save
the followers of Bryan. It was re
served for them to try to tarnish its fair
We aro confident that the conserva
tive and thoughtful voters throughout
tho Union will refuse to help in tho
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A dose of Dr. Fowler's Ext. of Wild
Strawberry brings immediate relief in
all cases "of cramping pains of the
stomach or bowels. It is nature's spe
cific for summer complaint in all its
"For three years I suffered from Salt
Rheum. It covered roy hands to such
an extent that I could not wash them.
Two bottles of Burdock Ulood Bitters
cured me." Libble Young, I'opes Mills,
St Lawrence County, N. Y.
No need to scratchyour Hfe away.
Doan's Ointment brings instant relief
in all'casesof Itching Tiles, P,in Worms,
Eczema, Eingworms, Hives""Sr otjier
itchness of the skin. Qet it from your
Joanna Stackbonse, whose place ol residence
Is unknown, late or Columbus, Ohio, will take
notice that on tbe 20th day ot August, A. D.
181K), In the Court ol Common .Pleaa ot Wash
ington County, Ohio, where the action is now
pending, being cause No, 6630, the under
signed, Doctor J. Stackhouse, Bled his petition
against said Joanna Stackhouse praying for
divorce from her and for tbe custody of their
minor children, Luella May Stackhouse, aged
11 years, and Sadie Frances Stackhouse, aged
nine years. The grounds of said petition are
cross neglect of duty and adultery. The said
Joanna Stackhouse is required to answer the
petition In said action not later than six weeks
after the S7tb day of August, A. D, 1606, tbe
date of the first publication of this notice cr
such divorce and relief may be granted.
DOCToa J. SiACKnousB.
Ralph Staiujhq, Attorney for Petitioner.
It costs money to run
that does the MOST business on the LEAST
EXPENSE can sell the cheapest.
Our store-room and stock'are nearly double
other houses, while our rents and advertising
costs us little over half. We buy our goods in
LARGE LOTS for CASH getting LOWEST
prices and LARGEST discounts, and ,we have
an established trade to take them. Therefore
we can afford to, have done, do, and Will con
tinue to sell, BETTER goods for the price than
ANY OTHER HOUSE ran. Our Fnl! RfnrL- ic
now nearly all in. Consult your own intereslrfM
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JENVEY & ALLEN,
Dry Goods and Notions,
LATEST STYLES LOWEST PRICES
Agency for the Cosmooolitan Fashion Com
pany's Model Paper Patterns, which are guar
anteed to be the most
Latest and Standard Styles. The retail price
of these patterns range from 20 to 40c each.
but will be sold at the
JENVEY & ALLEN,
1 68 Front Street, - - Marietta, Ohio
Colonial Book Store!
153 Colonial Block, Front St.
J. E. VANDERVOORT. C. E. GLINES.
Prepare for the Fruit Season!
Now is the time you will bo wanting Fruit Jars, and we havo them
in abundance, at most reasonable prices. Call in early, so that when
you aro in the midst of putting up fruit your jars will bo at hand.
MRS. CHAS. W. HOLZ, 286 Front Street, Marietta, Ohio
DO YOU EAT BREAD?
Jacob Pfaff 's Is unexcelled, as are
also his Calces and Ices. Finest
NeaDolltan Ice Cream that can bo
made. Particular and personal at,
tentton slven to serving parties
receptions, weddings or public din
ners. JACOB PFAFF,
To make room for an- r
yi. other carload to arrive M
H 'n ton days wo will sell k
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CO 515 Fourth street. jfj
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The filtering medium used in this filter is
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The construction is very simple. Tho stone ib secured to tho baBe
by a rod passing through it, giying it strength And stability. This
obviates the use of cement and makes the stone easily interchange
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TH NYE HARDWARE COMPANY,
No. 170 Front street, Marietta, O.
a business. Th hnuco
perfect in fit and of the
uniform price of 1 5 cts.
The Autumn days are at hand, they bring special
demands for the Counting Koom, the Home, the
School. We are prepared to tafce care of them,
and to offer as much, or more, for a dollar, be it
gold or silvku, as can be found anywhere in Books
Of all kinds Bags, Straps, Pencils,Ink, Composi
tion Books, Blanks, Tablets, &c. The Best, the
-Largest, the Cheapest.
Who come to us for their supplies will learn some
thing that will give them pleasure.
We have splendid assortments, high grades and
the lowest prices. v
Bicycles Built and
New parts for any
wheel in stock or made
to order at !
225 Ohio St, Marietta, 0
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