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POLITICAL PONTr K ERS. t
Gathered From the Mecca of New' !
Special Correspondence. e
WASHINGTON. D. C., Oct. 27. pc
There never was a more cofm
plete exposure than Senator G Cor
man made last week of the Bait.
more Sun's hypocrisy and trch ch
ery. The Sun for years has been b
fighting Senator Gorman as a
"boss" because he was a success- :
ful leader of the Maryland Democ
racy. In 1ti5 it supported thea
Republican candidates for State T
ofices and for the Mayor of Balti
more, still claiming to be a Demo- i i
cratic paper, "as a rebuke to Gor- r
man." In 186 it supported Mc- i;
Kinley 'because of the Chica go
platform," and this year it sup- uS
ports the Republican candidates c
"to defeat Gorman for the Sen- c
Senator Gorman addressed a t
manly, dignified letter to Mr. h
Abell, the proprietor of the Sun.
in which he recounted the actions
of the paper for the past few years m
and then ofered to retire from
polities entirely if Mr. Abell
would come over and support the S
Democratic candidates. The Sun S
printed this letter as an advertise- t
ment and answered it editorially. h
declining to accept the proposi
- tion. It "wiggled in and wiggled
out" in the effort to evade the evi- g
dent conclusion that it had gone c
over to the Republicans "horse. ti
foot and dragoons," but the peo- a
pie of Maryland who have sup- a
ported the paper will not be de- b
eeived by this shameless and
All the Cabinet officers have
submitted the substance of their
reports to the President and he is b
ing his annual -message to a
It is well known that I
Secretary Gage of the Treasury
favors the retirement of all legal a
tender paper money, as well as all t
legal tender silver. The Demo
erasta are very much in hope that a
this recommendation will be mad, ;
to Congress, because in such an
event there will not bea corporal's
guard of Republicans in the next
House of Representatives. If the
el*asons for legislatures which
elect United States Senators oc
curred after the message instead
of befor-, and this proposition was
submitted, there would not be a
Republican Senator elected. It is
not believed that any such plan
will be proposed in the message
That is to come from the monetary
cauimiaaon. for which the admin
istration is not responsible, and it
can be repudiated withort politi
eal damsage. An effort will be
made to settle the Cuban situation
pad the annexation of Hawaii will
beurged. A pec message will
be sent to the sne on the sub
The encyars question put the
administration between the devil
sad the deep sea, for the bankers
and money lenders who furnished
the boodle for Haman'S cprruption
land mae demanding this action
and promising money enough to
buy the election as the last was
bought, if this is done.
The Republicans of New York
are calling for help from every
S.n -Prominent -speakers are
wed ith letters and tele
j asking their assistance.
saying, "Portland is not a borough
of .heater New York," and that
be should go to Europe. Some of
l*e emg Rep..oan...s su
that he might go furtnher and to a
A large number of Presidentaial
pos.tooe in Ohio and some otner
good paying positions are ftii
held by the Democratic ap
pcisTees *of Clveleand. though the
S-^:= have expired. These are
bin h .- Yi t _ t i adminia-a
tin a: :'fa! .- fo the faithful
Lwh'o do the 'e t wort :r Haans.
I n -other words the t rc- ?r: > e wk
b ýsrCure pC_-tirac wok.
Froml we irnform- partzies we
learn that the Colonzatir n So
c.-rv has- purc"hasea s-everal hun-
dred thousand a.cres of land In
Tennessete. This land is a part of
the Cumbnerland tat1ea2u. rmost of
it highly prcdu. ctve. all cf it well
tim beretd. many thousand acres of
it underlaid with good wordkig
v-eins of E-.a and a prcrtac': of it (
undoubtedlAy ol produeing. The
commission will commenc-e the
colonization of this land as soon
as the deeds can be prepared and
the transfer made. It expects to
have several hundred pers-ons on
the ground in the course of the
next several months. The com
missary department is determined
to protect the sugar trust in every
possible way. At its request the
1 Sta-t department ha-s issued in- 1
structions to all Consuls to require
that invoices covering sugar that
has been refined shall show the
country where the sugar was
grown. This is to enable the
customs oTce rs to levy an addi
tional duty on this sugar under'
the clause of the tarif which levies:
an additional duty on all sugar
upon which export bounties hare
been paid. The a.dministration
pro poses to protect its friends.
r The Progress has been requested .:
a goodly number of pe:,ple to b hold thE
b icycle contest open for as long a per i,
D as possible so that others who aDs- e
to may take part in it.
They say that many hare been pre
vrented from taking an ac-ive part cn
I aoCunt, first. of the enocampment, a
I then of the yellow fever scare.
We hare received generous e-nc:ur
agment from vrarios sources as.r-ing
tus of the hearty co-operation of the i
e people in the contest and sying that
many were anxions that their favorites
ashould ride and own the beau'iful
And by the way, our people should
call at the o e of the Louisiana Cycle
SCompany and see what a beauty this
* wheel is that is up for the most ip-olar
- lady in the parish, off red by The Pro
We want to see our country friends
LS taike an interest in this. Should a
a woodland beauty or a pride of the hills
-or pearl of the -alieys of Caddo be the
one for whom the most votes were cast.
SThe Progress would not be chrgrined
e; because a city beauty was not the for
V tunate queen.
Every coupon in cur paper is a vote
when cast and extra copies cam be ob
it ained by ordering in advance, or c-on
p pons can be bought at a reduaed r to
hby alling or sending to our oE --e. 2O
on The vote is progressing nic-ely now.
I but as soon as the excitement of fever
11 is orer it will spring into in tresting
SSome have already cal-ed to see about
coupons. All will be treated alike: so
icome on and work for your favorite.
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G. L. TVC. T.P. TUCK, C. B.TrC.
G. L. TUCK & SONS,
tlorses and Mules
FIRST-CLASS MISSOURI STOCK.
WITH A. C. MITCHELL
STARE WAGON YARD...
TEXAS AVENUE, SHREVEPORT, LA.
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-Il. A~. L ALIKI, sr.
Wall Paper, Widnow Shades, Mouldings, Picture Frames,
Wire Screens, and Cabinet Hardware.
213 MILAM STREET.
5peeial attention given to repairing and
pholstsring all kinds of Furniture.
The foot is the most mportadt member of
the anima's bodry; the calue of a horse
depends upon the condition of his feet.
Hence no foot. no horse. As the remedy
lies with the owner it is for him to decide
who shall do his shoeing.
I am the Only Exclusire
Horseshoer in the City.
Te]aphone connection. Horses called for
an d ret.rned to any part of the city. Shop
on Teias street, opposite Cooper's f tabe
C RAND BARBECU
We have just opened at the head of
UiIanm taetr., a Barbecued eat Kitchen
and have all kinds of choioe bece
mealts on hand ready to serve to cuto
mmrs in any quanity mesired..
Family Orders Solicited.
GUNTER & ROWE,
Buy YOUR DRUGS
AND HAVE YOUR
AT.... . . ......
T DRUG STOREI
and Jordan Street .
DR. A. J. ROQUE] ORE,
P r o r.to e r .
AiD RIEAL ESTATE AIT.
(let Y g a made by the opemr
uo7"e Tlhiag Co.
Restaurant, Lunch Counter
S27 Louisian Street,
Opposite Union Depot.
Mea** Luncbes and Short Orders served
promptl and satisiactori] r.
i The Bar is supplied with the choicest
Sbrands of wines, liquors and cigars,which -
i are served at all bours. day and night, by
polite and experienced attendants.
W. A. KELLY, Proprietor.
'Sole agent for . .
Kentucky Belle Whisky.
Present quotations zf Cotton are low,
regarded by experts as being near cost of
production; hence the preference of some, ..: .
perhaps many, to hold rather than sell
ing at present prices.
Being assured of this fact by corres
pondenoe reaching me daily, I take this
method of giving notice to the publi,
and especially those who have addressed
me, that I am prepazd to advance Cash
or Groceries. or both, on all Cotton that
may be shipped me with request to hold;
will take pleasure in liquidating matur
ing obligations of planters or merchants
in the interior that may be payable at
Shrereport, or by exchange on New Yort,
St. Louis or New Orleans. Or cash may
be drawn on drafts attached to bills of
lading covering eotton.
My charges are reasonable, and storing
Stcilities unsurpassed, and the lowest ex
isting rate of insurance in Shrzwport is
Will be pleased to further correspond
with shippers of Cotton, either for sale
Son arrival, or for storage for an indennite
i egth of time.
W. B. OCILVIE.
JOHN E, SCRTILLNG.
PLUMBER & TINNER.
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