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DKnOtRATIC MTAI K TK'KE i
For Governor JOHN' P ALTGELD
For Congm ssman at large JOUS t: BLACK
For Congressman at large.. AN DRUM .1 HUNVKK
For Lieutenant Govtrnor JuSEPH B tilLL
For becretaij of State V.M II HlNKlOHSEN
For Auditor DAVID BORS
ForTreasurer ...RL'FUS H RAMSEY
For Auoirey Uenetal M T MALONKY
Mr Harrison's friends give Disease
away constantly in pr,vate. John W.
Poster, of Indiana, who has held ever
since this administration cam? in peculiar
relations with the department of st te
some say that Mr. Harrison has used him
as u spy upon Mr. Blaine having au
thority only second to that of the secre
tary, stated privately since Mr. Harri
son's rtnomination that he considered
Indiana a vety doublful state, with the
chances decidedly in favor of the demo
crats if no blunder is made by the Chica
go convention. That was a go.id deal
for a man as near to Mr. Harrison as Mr.
Foster is to admit, and shows that the
Indiana democrats in congress know j ist
what they a:e talking about when they
say that the electoral vote of Iudiana is
certain to be cast lor the nominees of
the Chicago convention.
It is probable that Mr. Harrison will
use the vacancy in his cabinet and also
that upon ine supreme court to fix
some of the influential republicans who
are dissatisfied with hisncmiuation. With
that end in view, Secretary Elkins has
been sent to get the advice of Chauncey
Depew. and to consult with ex-Bo?83s
Piatt and Miller, of New York, and there
is reason for believing that Mr. Blaine
will also be consulted about these ap
pointments. The last is, nf course, a
bitter pill for Mr. Harrison to swallow,
but he is toohrewd a politician not to
fully recognize that he stands not the
slightest chance of being elected unless
he can get the undivided support of the
leaders of his party, and he stands ready
to humiliate himself to get that support;
but it does not follow that he will get it,
no matter what be does.
The election of Hon. Ben T. Cable to
membership on the national democratic
committee is an honor and a distinction
in every wBy worthy of the man. By
the murk of confidence and esteem thus
bestowed Mr. Cable is recogniz.d as one
of ihe leading and representative demo
crats of Illinois, aud many ard enthusias
tic are the congratulations that he will
receive on his success. There could be
no more evidence of the wisdom and
strength of the move than the
way the Union gets greeneyed ovjr the
move this morning, and in th i same con -neciion
gives expression to its hopethat
the elevation of Mr. Cable in the ranks of
his party in the nation will mean hi re
tirement from the field of cacd'dacy for re
election The Union is excusable in the
lamentable spectacle it is making of it
self, for it has met Mr. Cable o.i the field
of politics and knows too well the truth of
the assertion made by the Chicng) pipers
that "Mr. Cable generally gets what be
goes after." Small wonder then tta'. the
morning paper should hope to see in the
election cf Mr. Cable as national com
mitteeman, his withdrawal as a candidate
for congress, but Mr. Cable has not made
a practice bo far of regulating his habits
to suit ihe morning paper.
A more magnanimous auu graceful act
has not characterized a political conven
tion in this country than that of Congress
man Ben. T. Cable in the democratic na
tional convention in Chicago yesterday,
in introducing the resolution of condol
ence and sympathy to Hon. James G.
Blaine in his great sorrow. The Chicago
Herald, speaking of the incident in the
convention proceeding) says:
Then followed an episode without par
allel. Congressman Cable, of Illinois,
arose in his plaee, and, waving a manu
script at the chair, said he had a resolu
tion to offer which h i desired read. It
was: "That this convention tender its
profound sympathy to that distinguished
American, James U. Blaine, in the many
afflictions which have bet alien him."
When it was proposed
in the national democratic convention to
forget party, to resolve itself into a con
vention of Americans only and take cog
nizance of the personal grief of the most
distinguished of its political opponents,
a spectacle of the real spirit of democracy
was presented on which the historian, of
a greater country than Pitt's or Glad
stone's will dwell with lingering admira
tion. Silence fell upon the entire bouse.
The galleries became bushed. Every
man felt the sanctity of death upon the
place. The gentle balm of that band
which leaves all strife above the turf
when the form of the living has passed
beneath it, filled every mind. By a
strange eccentricity, which makes men
infatuated with parliamentary routine or
with tbeir own voices, a delegate, happier
in remaining unrecorded, moved to lefer
to the committee on resolutions. The
chair either did not hear or chose not to
bear; nor did he see Dickinson, of Mich
igan, who claimed the floor to second the
resolution. It was put and carried with
an earnest aye. For a moment or two
tbe singular scene held tbe place. Eyes
were filled with tears as much by the no
ble emotion of the act itself as with sym
pathy for b man whose grief won tbe
pity of bis antagonists. Pent up feeling
burst into i It ng wild cheer, a cry that
Said, in pe uliar democratic fashion, "It
is great to bs democrats, but it is greater
to be Ameri -ant-I"
Harper's Weekly is disgusted with the
active part tiken by Harrison in the work
ef securing his own renomination. It
says: "It U not a pleasant spectacle,
that of a president of the United States,
commanding a patronage of the value of
many railliot s of dollars, issuing orders
directly or iadirecily by telegreph wires
from the White bouse to a larjje body of
office holder.- in a convention to promote
his own renorninttion. Tney wcro re
ported to be 130 officeholders who were
delegates or alternates, and a thousand
office-holders were stated to be in Min neapolis
. A n alleged and not improbable
telegram from one of his cabinet to agents
in the convention, stating that assistance
to the preside nt in securing the nomina
tion woull bo graetfully appreciated and
remembered at Washington, is a mon
strous and scandalous outrage. Yet it is
not denied tlat a special wire was laid
from the Wh te bouse to the convention
hall, and such a dispatch was published
as from the sjcretary of the treasury. It
will be very surprising if the Minneapolis
convention d( es not deepen the convict ion
that a 9ingle :erm lor the president is
most dcsirabl.-, were it only to prevent so
unseemly an i xhibition."
Sir. Itlu .r'ut Affliction.
No man ev. r went a sadder journey
than that which brought Hon. James G
Blaine to Chiiago this week. Sorrow
such as his fa Is not often to Ihe lot of
man; when it comes we uncover and Dow
our heads as ,n a presence surpassing
It is nearly four years since Mr. Blaine,
entericg will characteristic dash and
joyousness u; on the presidential cam
p ign, began what was destined to be
the last and most brilliant chapter of his
career. Since that time success and sor
row have been mingle! in his cup in he
roic messure. In the position which,
next to that of president, be most coveted
he has been able to add new lustre to his
name, until it outshone that of his official
chief and rede -ted its splendor in every
comer of tbe i lobe. In the end. iustas
he might have reaped the legitimate re
ward of his wcrk, the intrigues of selfish
adyisers ssepl it all away and in a few
days overturnei the fabric it had taken a
lifetime to erjet, involving in the ruin
tbe brightest aid most ambitious man of
Meantime j rivata sorrows, far deeper
and more sacred, have not been wanting.
Three t'mes within the period death has
knocked at the door of the Blaine house
hold and callec away a loved one. Oth
er calamities i ;arcely less painful than
death have wo mded the pride and sear
ed the sensibilities of this proud, sensi
tive man. Only those who know how
proud and bo sensitive he is can fath
om the depths of the fl od which over
whelms his sou! today.
It i3 a season of heated partisanship
and bitter enmity, when the buried ha
treds of the past come out from their
tombs to vex the souls of men; but his
is a bard hear: that does not soften and
forget all els at the spectacle of this
gray-haired fat ter bowing over thi grave
that contsins his last and dearest
It waB moved by just such feelings as
this that the democracy of the nation in
convention assembled yesterday adopted
resolutions expressive of the sympathy
of the great party for the great man in
his grief and these resolutions came
from the depth of the hearts of every
man who voted for them.
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AGRICULTURE AND POLITICS.
New England Farmers Abandon 1 lietr
I i. I.I- llecauao or the Tariff Tax.
Our civilization rests uiioii agricultural
To it every strong state must look, not
only for bread, but in large measure for
men who are to uphold its society. We
have won and maintained our institu
tions in peace ami war by the aid of the
Sturdy citizens Who were lioni and bred
upon farms; therefore it is the first duly
of our legislators K take care that the
laws do not endanger the prosperity of
theose who till the soil.
The present condition of agriculture
in New England shows clearly that the
protective tariff is harmful to the inter
ests of the farmer. Thirty years ago this
part of the United States contained thou
sands of small farms, which are now
abandoned. In every neighborhood we
see these deserted homesteads falling in
ruins and their fields returning to forests.
The traveler in these districts feels that
some great plague has fallen upon tho
people. Thus in the towns of Tislmry
and Chilmark, in Dukes county, Mass.,
more than three-fifths of the farm
steads of thirty years ago are now
deserted. On one tract of 1 ,200 acres,
where formerly stood twenty-two farm
houses. Only eight remain, and the great
er part of the fields has grown up in
brushwood. Several of the New Eng
land states have boeii led to, tho ex
traordinary measure of making a census
of their abandoned farms, with the hope
that foreigners might be induced to buy
them. Although these lists are imperfect,
in that they take account only of those
place where the houses and fields are
still fit for use, the results are startling.
Tiny show that the small farmer is rapid
ly being driven from the land which for
centuries had maintained his forefathers
in prosperity. The census of 1890 shows
a li ss of pi pulation in t30 rural towns
in New England,
One reason why tho small fanners
have lx-en driven to abandon their
fields is found in the fact that the pro
tective tariff greatly increases the ex
penses of their households, lu a family
of five jM-rsons engaged in farming, and
living with strict economy, at least $350
has to be spent for clothing, honseho Id
utensils, farming txls and the materials
which are used in repairing buildings
and fences. On the average more than
fifty dollars of this sum is due to the
protective tariff. This tax is great
enough to make a life and death differ
ence in the strule of a man who has
to depend for his success on his own
Strength and the natural resources of a
small tract of ordinary New England
land. With that amount of money on
the right side of his account he can
support his family and put by something
for his old nge. Without it he must
When the system of the prottx-tive
tariff was begun the farmers wcre prom
ised that the manufactories which it
would induce would afford them a high
priced market for the pn nets of their
fields. This theory has p ved to lie ut
terly in error, except in tho case of the
market gardens near the great cities
which are owned by men nf capital and
tilled by hired lalior, no part of our
agriculture has had any considerable
advantage from the establishment of
factories in New England. It is now
made clear by experience, as it is evident
from reason, that the price of 'our soil
products is determined by the market
rates of European countries when' our
surplus is sold. The notion of the ad
vantages of a home market is shown by
the facts to lie fallacious. Instead of
being a blessing to the small farmer, the
tariff is a curse which stealthily works
for his ruin. Professor N. S. Shaler in
New England Tariff Reform Almanac.
CAMPAIGN OF EDUCATION.
Success of the l ight Against Oppressive
Taxes luc to Newspapers.
A little over four years ago, when
Grover Cleveland sent to congress his
now famous tariff reform message, there
was no organized agitation against the
imposition of the tariff taxes which, even
then, liefore the M Kinley bill was con
cocted, lay with oppressive weight upon
nearly every industry and upon nearly
every article of general consumption by
the people. Here and there a bold cham
pion of fair play raised his voice against
the filching system, and there was an
undercurrent of resentment against it,
but no great manifestation was made.
When President Cleveland sent in his
plucky challenge to the supiwrters of
high taxes and placed himself at the
head of the sentiment demanding reform,
the situation rapidly began to change,
and, as was said at that time, the whole
country was transformed into a debating
school. In the progress of the debate
since 1888, the allied forces of monopoly
have received some pretty hard knocks
and have lost ground 6teadily.
Very much of the success of the fight
against oppressive taxes has been due
to the systematic publication of the
plain facts about the tariff question.
The newspapers have spoken boldly.
Men who had been handicapped in their
businesses for years by the tariff came
out and said so. When the effect of the
high tariff taxes upou different produc
tive occupations oame to be considered,
something like the full effect of such
legislation could be realized. Since
1888, the Reform club of New York has
been publishing the results of careful
investigations as to how far each of the
various leading Industries of our country
have been affected by the tariff laws,
and in what manner. Besides explana
tions of the interests of the general
farmer and laborer, they have published
brief essays upon the iron and steel in
dustry, copper and brass, coal, salt,
dairy farming, wool, grapes, sugar, pot
tery, glass, wall paper, hats, gloves, etc.
So far as their means would allow they
have distributed, and are still distribut
ing, these all over the United States.
They have also carried on an aggressive
agitation by means of joint debates,
nonpartisan addresses and in other
ways. A recent report of the work of
this organization gives details of tbe
work dona in over a dozen states of the
Union and their plans for tbe great con
test of 1896.
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