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Nuts for Laboring Men.
While the products of the mints are
always desirable, there can be no de
nying the fact that its mills and not
mints that will place the United States
in a prosperous condition again, reason
from whatever standpoint you will.
If the laboring men of this country
have any idea of supporting the Demo
cratic party because it has a popular
drawing card in which there is not a
scintilla of reality, but a mere snare
and delusion, the following figures ta
ken from a report from a union trade
journal as to the number of idle men
now in this country, and especially the
larger cities, may be of interest to
them: ::In Boston 10,000 laborers are
out of work; in Worcester 7,00 are un
employed; in New Haven, 7,00; in
Providence, 9,000; in New York city,
100,000; Utica is a small city, but the
unemployed number 16,000: in Patter
son, N. J., one-half the people are idle;
in Philadelphia, 15,000; 10,000 in Bal
timore; 3,000 in Wheeling: 6,000 in
Cincinnati; 8,000 in Cleveland; 4,000
in Columbus; 5.000 in Indianapolis;
2,500 in Terre Haute; 200,000 in Chica
go; 25,00 in Detroit; 20,00 in Milwau
kee; G,OOO in Minneapolis; Vicksburg,
1,000; St. Louis, 80,000; St. Joseph.
2,000; Omaha, 2,000; Butte City,
Mont, 5,000; 15,000 in San Francisco.
It was not the gold standard bugbear
nor sound money maintenance, nor the
free and unlimited 16 to 1 free coinage
agitation that is responsible for so
many idle men, but it was the crime of
1893, w Then a Democratic congress
struck down not only half of our in
dustries, but all of them. The indus
trial smokestacks are not in use, and
that accounts for so many idle men.
The tampering and tinkering with the
tariff has placed our goods in such a
condition that we have no markets for
them, and this chief of all has caused
this great horde and army of idiers
throughout the United States. Under
such circumstances, certainly the labor
ing men of this country cannot afford
to support the Democratic party, who
will continue the same ruinous free
trade policy . McKinley has well said
that it's better to open up the factories
and mills rather than the mmts 4 _as_
the latteP^fefild be in the interest of a
few, while the former will benefit the
entire nation, and more especially the
wage earners.
Fawcett intimates that he will hold
the office of mayor even if it takes
armed force to do it. What anarchist
could say more? He is now mayor
through fraud and corruption and he
proposes to continue through violence,
the courts to the contrary notwith
standing. Senator Squire, that's the
way thinks are run in your new-found
political Eldorado. The Haymarket
riotprs. Altgeld, Tillman, Wait and
Pennoyer have all had similar experi
If politics makes strange bed-fellows,
will some one tell what kind of bed
fellows fusion has made?
Tim Healy is said to be on the rise
politically in London. Weil, he would
not be Tim Healy if he was not. Pat
and Tim are always on the political
rise, whether in London, America or
anywhere else. The characteristic
trait of all of Erin's sons is to get office
and they get them.
A woman has been named in Wyo
ming as a McKinley elector. Hungry
babies and idle husbands tramping day
after day in search of work, which was
not to be found, is proof positive to the
women that McKinley, protection and
sound money will restore the United
States to its once prosperous state.
It's the crime of 1893 and not 1873 that
affects the women.
"I believe it is a good deal better to
open up the mills of the United States
to the labor of America than to open
up the mints of the United States to
the silver of the world."—Maj. Mc-
Kinley to his'old comrades. The labor
ing men all over this country heartily
agree with you, major.
The coachman that found and re
turned Mrs. Bryan's wedding ring may
now think he has a cinch on pulling
the White Hbttse ribbons next year, but
if that eoabhman wants to be certain
of a iob he had better find a McKinlej
protection button and suport it next
The city council of New Orleans has
passed an ordinance prohibiting wo
men from wearing hats to theaters in
that city. If they will now pass a law
compelling them to wear dresses when
they go to theaters instead of bloomers
New Orleans would have a model
The Inter Ocean says: Police have
troubles, too, in the Windy City."
That must mean that somebody woke
up a sleeping cop to arrest a burglar.
Eg - - ' - . ' .' v~* Hnie of
« B Pop
u^B \ th^ro^HS3BwlH» the
PaWefs'^AllianceL which beg??? in a
way in Texas in 1879, and reached
1,000, members ten years later. i This
body and several agricultural and in- !
dustrial bodies, met in St. Louis'' seven \
years ago, and the result of the confer
ences and organizations and discussions '
was t#s People's party, which "was for
mally launched by 1,347 delegates in
Omaha on the 4th of July, 1892. The
ticket nominated was James B. Weaver
of lowa, and James G. Field of Vir
ginia,, and it; received 1,041,028 votes,
carrying the states of Colorado, Idaho,
Kansas, Nevada and North Dakota,
with their twenty-two electoral votes.
In addition, the party elected five Uni
ted States senators and eleven repre
sentatives. :In the states we have
named the-Democrats ran/ no electoral
tickets, but threw their strength to the
Populists, little dreaming that four
years, later the Populists would capture
their party organization and dictate its
tipket. —Baltimore American.
Crime of 1893 vs. Crime of 1873. j
Did the codification of coinage laws
in 1873 produce the panic of 1893? Was
not the panic of 1893 the result of Dem
ocratic triumph in 1892? Was not the
fear of what the Democrats would do
more than realized? Were not the
good times under the McKinley law
succeeded by hard times under a Demo
cratic law? ;
The people want to . hear from Mr.
Bryan on this point. . He has rung the
changes on»the silver question and has
said nothing new in the last six weeks.
Here is a subject that will be compara
tively new to him. Is he afraid of it?
Is he afraid to answer questions as to
tariff legislation which he promised the
people, would,do so much for them?
The people know all that Mr. Bryan
knows on the silver question. They
would ' like to know how much he
knows about the real causes of the
present troubles. They charge him
with being a party to "the crime of
1894," and they are ready to submit
the evidence. Why does he evade the
issue? —Inter Ocean.
Seventy-Six is wrong when it al
leges that Judge McGilvra is not with
the people. The judge tried to make
people out of the Seventy-Six gang,
but finding it impossible he gave it up
in utter disgust and is only too glad to
get back among the ferae people.
Six colored men styling themselves
the National Democratic League met
in Chicago and indorsed Bryan and
his party. What a pity they did not
endorse. the burning of colored men at
the stake for . alleged crimes while they
"*'v'"nrtrrth~e endorsing business. r""^'*"-'
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The ■ Republican party^pgakers hav
ing been successful ill convincing Herr
Most that it was best to be a true and
loyal American citizen they still live
in hope of convincing Nominee Bryan
of the error of his way ere the close of
the present campaign.
A white man outraged a 5-year-old
white child in Mobile, Ala., a few days
ago and did not pass himself off as a
Negro. Raping children must be be
coming popular in that section when
white men refuse to shift the crime on
to some Negro.
The Tacoma Sun (Popocrat), speak
ing of "Our Flag," undoubtedly mean
ing the one that Altgeld presented to
Bryan. May this nation be spared the
humiliating disgrace of ever having to
call the red flag of anarchism "our
There were . a good many silver
"wheels" coined in Ellensburg last
week, but we venture the assertion
that the Squire wheels brought on
from New York were in much greater
demand than the Popocrat political
At a political convention down in
Indian territory the other day two
men were killed as a result of a bitter
fight over nominations. Death to
white men seems preferable to losing
the hope of getting an office.
If Charlie Fishback stands in the
middle of the road holding a Bryan-
Altgeld-anarchistic flag expecting
"principle" to come that way, he will
be sadly left. "Principle" does not
keep that kind of company.
A paper edited in the interest of
women asks: "Up to the present time
what has man done that woman could
not do?" Why, madam, struck a
prosperous nation with Democratic
rule and killed it.
The Christians are reported leaving
Candia, in Crete, in large numbers.
Being murdered by the Turks, how
ever, seems to be the principal way they
are leaving.
If Senator Squire intends to buy up
the entire legislature, as it is now cur
rently reported, he will better increase
his recent $43,000 loan to a $143,000.
There is not much doubt but the in
dustries of this country will be totally
destroyed should a Bryan frost fall
November 3 in any great quantities.
Last Sunday was not much of a day
of rest in and about the city of New
York inasmuch as there were 600 fun
erals in the city during the day.
Woman Suffrage in AusS§[[ia.
Some interesting details are given in
the Australasian/ Review of: Reviews
concerning the recent general elections
in South Australia. The occasion was
the first time that : women there exer
cised the franchise, and, if any doubt
existed as t*> whether women them
selves desu^d to be clothed with the
i functions of a complete citizenship, the
ballot box^s were a final answer to
that doubt. The rolls included 77,464
mal*va.iults and 59,066 women voters;
the act of voting for South Australian
women was, of course, new and
strange, yet they voted in solid bat
talions and, as the small number of in
formal votes showed, with signal intel
ligence; and the percentage of voting
among women voters was quite as high
'as that of the stronger sex. The women
of South 'Australia, in a word, take the
franchise quite seriously.
Gen. Sickles to G. A. R. Men.
Gen. Sickles says:. "The title of
I American is dearer than that of Re
publican or Democrat, and is alone
worthy of true men in emergencies like
those of 1861 and 1896.
"It seems if ever there was a time
when the veterans of the late war
should stand shoulder to shoulder, re
gardless of parties, it is now. The plat
form adopted at Chicago is in many re
spects unsafe and unpatriotic. It is a
stab at organized government, and bor
ders so strongly on anarchy as to cause
all good citizens to pause and think:
■ What are we coming to when a promi
nent party. will endorse such princi
ples? lam heartily in favor of any or
ganization that will assist in defeating
such a monstrosity called a 'declara
tion of principles.' "
1 ■
The "devil" ran the Pomeroy Inde
-1 pendent last week while the editor
went to the mongrel convention at El
lensburg. It seemes that he (the devil)
must have taken a convention lay-off
also, for it was reported that the devil
was much in evidence during the ses
sions of the political abortion in Ellens
If Mrs. Lease is correct in declaring
that Candidate Bryan has always been
a Populist, one can readily account for
him advising that "the sword and
torch be applied to the cities, that the
country folk might be masters of the
The "black plague" has again broken
out in a very violent form in Hong
kong, China. The United States can
sympathize with the celestial land, ow
ing to the fact that the Populist plague
is now raging among her citizens. .
. "Dem-Silly-Fool party" is suggested
by the P.-I. as a name for the political
brought" forth at Ellensburg
:last week. Change: the c to an a in
the first word, and v you will be pretty
near correct. '
If reports are true Senator Squire
worshipped the golden calf until he se
cured a $50,000 loan. This accomplish
ed, he fell to kicking and abusing his
beneficiaries. Such men won't do to
tie to.
A ( dispatch from Washington, D. C,
says the "Free silverites are at sea."
They may be at sea now, but it looks
as if the next place you hear of them
being will be in an insane asylum.
Democratic Chairman Jones wants
the Populists to keep still. Well, if
they did they would not be Populists,
Mr. Jones. It's the noise out of their
mouths that makes them Pops.
:, ; ■
Chicago is asking what will it do for
Li Hung Chang. If Tacoma could just
be Chicago for a few moments after Li
Hung Chang got there — "it
wouldn't do a thing to him."
Dr. Nansen has returned without
reaching the north pole. It's the same
old story; he would have done so,
but— The dog might have caught the
rabbit, —he didn't.
Notwithstanding the immense bodies
of water surrouding Chicago the mem
bers of the late Democratic convention
found it difficult in many instances to
get a '.'drink."
Candidate Bryan's cousin, a life-long
Democrat, declares ho cannot support
the "boy." Squawking children are not
wanted in public office, even by their
own relations. . .
Davey Hill's silence- is still golden.
Davey is undoubtedly having a hard
struggle between duty and ambition,
and it looks as if the latter will
triumph. ->
There may be money used in Han
na's McKinley campaign, but wind and
jawbone are the chief ingredients of
the Bryan Popocrat campaign.
. -
Last Sunday proved a field day for
aeronauts. As a result there will be
three fools less for such sports to
To solicit for "Life of McKinley and
Hobart." No one interested in the
present campaign can do without this
valuable book. Address A. B. BALL,
agent, Seattle, Wash.
Bryan's Jawbone.
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' If only; talk would do it, • J?
-^ :> It only gab' would win, . .. : '.,rf
This thing 'widuSd have been settled. ■; {
At the eltime It did begin. t; j
But before the battle's over ■**
You'll find titi takes an act, :•';*.
An this question will be settled i '
On the basis of the fact. £? 7
It's writ in holy scripture ; *
As how M came to pass
That one man slew the people
With the Jawbone of an ass. • '•
But in this progressive country
It seems its rather lame * ;
For William Jennings Bryan .
To try the Samson game.
Yet Richard Bland can testify
As to how it came about
The work and hope of one great man
Were blasted with A shout.
;. _■ —Inter Ocean.
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Washington state has had two gover
nors, each coming from King county.
Kittitas county, with its eight delegates,
has endorsed Eugene T. Wilson for gover
nor. ,
Thurston county wants gubernatorial
honors, so it asks that J. 08. Scobey be
nominated for governor.
Scott Swetland, chairman of the state
Republican committee, •will call the con
vention to order. He is a candidate for.
Snohomish county has never had a state
officer. It is now urging the claims of A.
W. Frater with its twenty delegates.
Pierce county will have 45 votes in the
convention and wall vote as a unit. It
endorses P. C. 'Sullivan for governor and
W. H. Doolittle for congress.
Spokane county will probably not ask
only for H. W. Tyler for secretary of
state and Samuel C. Hyde for congress.
It has 33 delegates.
There will be six colored delegates in the
convention this year. There were 15 two
years ago.
Elisha P. Ferry and John H. McGraw
were the state's first and second gover
King, Pierce and Spokane will cast 139
votes, and if united will only lack 79 of
nominating any candidate they desire.
If Mr. Sullivan is nominated Pierce
county will be certain to get the next gov
ernor of the state, as both candidates will
be from that county.
King county has 61 votes in the conven
tion. They will vote as a unit. It has no
candidate for governor.
W. C. T. U. Still Making Good Head
way—Mrs. Thome's Report.
The Harpers W. C. T. U. gave a public
«^Y^ifiatsit-Tnrtlie"3ar inst., review
ing the w%rk'of the past three months.
The entertainment was well attended
and proved to give satisfaction. Two
new members were admitted and sev
eral others promised to unite with us
in the near future.

Madame President and sisters, I beg
leave to submit the following report.
Although our work is not all that I
would wish it to be, yet I hope at the
end of the next three months to be able
to make a better showing:
Donated to the A. M. E. church —
Three gallons coal oil.
Donated to the City hospital—Five
sacred books, 29 bouquets, 14 religious
books, 1 wooden rocker, 1 pair eye
glasses, 1 feather pillow, 1 ladies' night
dress, 1 bundle clothing.
Donated to the county jail—Sixteen
bouquets, 300 religious tracts, 7 books,
2 pair shoes.
City donations—One bundle of cloth
ing for a family, 1 suit of gent's cloth
ing, and visits made to 16 sick persons.
Press Superintendent.
811% Cherry street, Seattle, Wash.
Miss Emma Page, our tireless worker
in the Mercy department of our state
W. C. T. IT., has been honored (and our
state W. C. T. U. honored also) by her
having a place on the programme of
each session of the . Pierce County
Teachers' Institute, held in Tacoma, in
which to uphold and instruct in the
teaching of "Scientific Temperance"
and "Mercy," both of which form a part
in the school curriculum of our state.
Many experiments were given showing
the presence of alcohol in many of the
common medicines found in nearly ev
ery household:
She has been working very hard of
late getting her text book on "Mercy"
ready for the publishers. The teachers
generally showed great interest in her
talks and experiments, and her text
book will not doubt find ready sale.
She and her sister, Mrs. Whitham,
were entertained by Mrs. Shorthill and
Mrs. Shaffer while in Tacoma.
The Puyallup W. C. T. U., about thir
ty in number, paid a visit to the White
Shield Home, Tacoma, Friday of this
week, had a picnic dinner and then at
tended Central W. C. T. U.
Regular services will be held at Jones
street A. M. E. church Sundays: 11 a.
m., Bp. m. Class, 12 m. Sunday school,
2p. m. Holy communion, first Sunday
in each month. All the members and
friends are respectfully invited to attend.
Rev. W. T. B. Harwood, Pastor.
$1 for six months—The Republican,
For An Honest Dollar.
"If a dollar be a dollar, honeelt coin /with
out deceit,
One may melt it, one may smelt it, but its
value won't retreaJt.
Melt ten dollars, silver dollars, in unbias
ed melting .pot,
And tine silver 'slug 1 resulting only sells
for 'five the lot.'
Will you tell me, kindly itell me, 'how Ithese
dollars equal are,
If a lrbtle glowing furnace putts on only
one !the Scar?
And I am thinking, quietly thinking, that
' a pooor man ha» pooor sense,
If he vote to -have a dollar 'that will mel/t
for fifty sense," —H. E. Lees.
Last week I cleared, after paying all ex
penses, $355.85, the month previous $260,
and have at the same time attended to
other duties. I believe any energetic per
son can do •aua'b- as Mvta. as I have had
very little experience. The Dish Washer
is just lovely, and e\eiy family wants
one, which makes selling very easy. I do
no canvassing. People hear about the
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It is strange that a good, cheap Dish
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market. The Mound City Dish Washer
fills this bill. With it you can wash and
dry the dishes for a family of ten in two
minutes without wetting your hands. A»3
soon as people see the Washsr work they
want one. You can make more money
am" make it quicker than with any house
hold article on the market. I feel con
\inced that any lady or gentleman can
make from $10 to $14 per day around home.
You can get full particulars by addressing
The Mound City Dish Washer Co., St.
Louis, Mo. They help you get started,
then you e?r make money awful fast.
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