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The Republicans In Convention At Mitchell
J- Gamble For the
Pickler, Mellett, Taylor and Dollard are
Re-nominated—Pettigrews Ring
Rules the Roost.
Mitchell, Aug. 28,—Special Carrtspon
tfence: The republican state convention
•which assembled in this city yesterday
completed its labors today. Sol Starr of
])eadwood.was temporary chairman and
C. H. Sheld, of Day county was Chosen
pernament chairman. The convention
-ivwas anything but liarmonions—and the
Ekcfrjjmis people as well as theprOhibi
V'^ijflV0 away very discontented.
is the ticket placed in nomina-
For Congress.
J. A. Pickler,
J. R. Gamble.
For Governor,
A. C. Mellette.
Lieutenant Governor.
G. A. Hoffman.
Secretary of State,
A. O. Itingsrud.
L. C. Taylor:
Attorney General,
Robert Dollard.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Cortex Samon.
Commissioner of School and Public
T. H. Ruth.
Budget of News From th« Hub
WOHTUiNfi, August 13.—Special Cor-
'ff vetipondewie Our farmers warehouse is
running. full capacity and
i»farmers are enjoying the usually good
J. "prices for their grain A. (). Streeter
'-^brings to market some of the finest wheat
jfuyer slapped from this point... ."VV. E.
.^Banner is studying telegraphy^ with AV.
SpK d- Henry at the-cleuot hey.
P?.4K j^maii of'fnTfre than ordinary brightness
land will oo doubt make- a number one
'railroad man if lie sticks to the business
If "i,
Jjp.is a young
.Those of our citizens who are pushin
the cbiiiitjr seat project are getting on
slowly and it is now feared that the mat
ter cannot be brought to a vote at the
-Mfovefiibeneleotion.'.. .Miss Bertha White
head and Miss May Henry, are taking
music lessons of a teacher at Canton
•T. M. Iverson made a trip to Lennox last
Friday on business C. IX Morris and
family visited Sioux Falls a few days the
last week E. Jones has a
irjAstelfcbehind the counter .lames
•mKm- will move to town this fall in
ortflBfo be ready for business when the
comjiig county seat boom arrives
...atfes Eveline Kennedy, of Canton, it Ls
understood. will teach our public school
thjs winter.''• Miss Kennedy lias taught
out school before and gave the best of
satisfaction. She will be received with a
hearty welcome among us F. A.
Jieitvitt is in the northern purl of the
state this week looking after his political
affairs. Mr. Leavitt is very much en
couraged over his prospects and says the
iitllependent movement is stronger all
•\{«r the state than he had expected.
Since it has come to pass that republicans
unrequired to carry an affidavit in their
pockets ill order to secure recognition in
tin) g. o. p. Leavitt lias gained many
supporters in Lincoln county whom he
would otherwise not have had. The way
tho caucus was conducted at this place
waS enough to disgust the most loyal re
publican in the state W. J. Henry,
the Station agent, who is one of the
disappointed republicans who were
subjected to the orders of the ring at the
ra£nt caucus, is very indiguant over the
Tflfcnner in which he was debarred from
ng. Mr. Henry has resided in this
lity more than five years, has always
Sported the republican ticket and if he
feit a republican we have none in the
township. Yet the ringsters who en
gineered the Lynn township caucus had
use for him. I could name a dozen or
two others if necessary.
fcfe Tti* r»rl« of Rnkmin.
The pearl fishery is the great oeou
pa-lion of the liahreinee. The pearls
of their seas are celebrated for their
firmness, and do not peel. They sire
iCftu-pionly reported to lose 1 per cont
ftununlly lor fifty yours in color and
water, but after that they remain tho
e&'.ie. They have seven skins.
itVhereas the Cingalese pearls havs
oilly "i.':. The inu:\:iiantj generally
buy them wholesale by tho old I'ortu
ffOeso woight of the ohao. 'Ihey di
vide them into different sizes svith
sieves and sell them in ludia. so that,
as is usually the easo with special
ties. it is impossible to buy a good
pearl in Bahrein.
the Farmers aud Laborers' Unions of St.
Louift Comity. Bio., Coalesce.
A meeting of delegates from the vari
ous Farmers' and Laborers' Unions of St
Louis County, Mo., was held at Clayton
recently for tho purpose of forming a
county union.
The meeting was called to order by
Mr. Phil Chew, who asked that names
be suggested for officers—president,
vice-president, secretary and lecturer.
The delegates were all well-to-do,
thrifty, intelligent farmers, who assert
their determination to force all candi
dates to sign the following pledge or
1. That the public lands, the heritage of
the people, be reserved for actual settlers
only, not another acre to railroads or specu
lators, and that all lunds now hold for spec
ulative purposes shall be taxed'at their full
2. That measures bo taken to prevent
aliens front acquiring title to lands In the
United States an* Territories of Amorica,
and to force titles already acquired by
aliens to -be relinquished-to the National
Government by purchase and retain said
right of eminent domain* for the use of
actual sottlers and citizens of the National
States, and that the law be rigidly enforced
against all railroad corporations which
have not compiled with the term of their
contract by which they have received
grants of land.
3. That we deiAand the rapid payment of
the public debt of the United States by
operating the mints of the Government to
their full capacity in the coining silver and
gold, and tho payment of the same without
discrimination to the public creditors of
the Nation, according to contract, thus
saving tho interest on the public debt to
the industrial masses.
4. That we demand the abolition of Na
tional banks, the substitution of legal-ten
der notes in lieu of National bank notes, is
sued in sufficient volume to do tho business
of the country on a cash system, regulating
the amount needed on a per capita basis as
the business of the country expands, and
that all inonoy issuod by tho Government
shall bo a legal tender in payment of all
debts, both public and private*.
5. That we demand that Congress shall
pass such laws that shall effectually pre
vent the dealing in futures of all agriculture
and mechanical productions, preserving a
strict system of proceedura in trial as shall
secure prompt conviction, and imposing
such penalties as shall secure the most per
fect compliance with the law.
G. That we demand a graduated incomo
tax. as we believe it is the most equitable
system of taxation, placing tho burden of
government on those who can afford best to
pay, instead of laying It on the farmers and
mechanics, exempting millionaires, bond
holders and corporations.
7. That we demand a strict enforcement
of all laws prohibiting the importation of
foreign labor uiulcr the contract system,
and that all convicts be confined within the
.prlwm witlls. and thui-ttt -contract "syBTeWS")"^
be abolished.
8. That we demand that all lnt-uns of pub
lic communication and transportation shall
be owned and controled by tho people and
equitable rates everywhere be established
on the same basis as the United States pos
tal system.
9. That we demand tho election of all offi
cers of the National Government by a direct
vote ot the people, and that all wilful viola
tions of the election laws be declared a fel
ony and a part of the punishment be the
prohibition of tli» party convicted from vot
ing In all future elections.
10. That wo demand a repeal of all laws
that do not liear equally on capital and la
bor, the strict enforcement of all laws, re
moval of all unjust technicalities, delays
and discriminations ill the administration
of Justice.
11. We demand such arevlslon of the tariff
as will lay the heaviest burdens on tho lux
uries and the lightest on the necessariosof
life, and as will reduco the Income from im
ports to a strictly revenue basis.
12. That we demand that the Government
shall protect the Chickasaws ami Clioctaws
and otlicr civllieed Indians of the Indian
Territory in all of their inalienable rights,
and shall compel railroads and other
wealthy syndicates from over-riding ^he
luw and troatlcs now In existence for their
13. That we are unqualifiedly In favor of
tho education of tho mnsses by awell-reg
ultited system of free schools.
14. That wo demand that no patent shall bo
renewed after the expiration of tho time for
which tlioy were originally patented.
15. That this body will not support any
man for Congress, of any political party,
who will not pledge himself in writing to
use his influence for the formation of those
demands into laws.
16. That the chairman of this County Union
shall present these resolutions to all candi
dates for the Legislature and Senate aud ask
them to pledge themselves in writing to tho
demands herein, and it any candidate re
fuse to pledge Ills support, then It shall be
our dutx to defeat said candidate regardless
of whht party he may belong to.
I hereby pledgo fayself to work and vote
for the above demands, Irrespective of
party caucas or action.
The eleven lodges were represented
as follows: Allentown, Isaiah T. Brown
Qrover, T. M. Wright and F. H. Tavlor
Oak Grove, Elwood Humphreys and J.
M. Brewer Mokerillo, J. T. Hawkins
and W. N. Smith Creve Cneur, A. J.
Cummings and George Longman Mera
mec, Ben Pleasants, Wm. Kraemer and
C. Gaehle Eureka, G. A. Jones, Chas.
Crouch Bridge ton, Phil Chew, W. IL
Blackwell, G. B. Morton Headlight,
Wm. J. Gatos, J. S. Jones, Coldwate:
and Bonhomme unions were not rep
After considerable caucusing the fol
lowing officers were elocted: William
Homan, president George Brown, vice
president C. E. Stewart, secretary Phil
Chew, treasurer T. M. Wright, lecturer
assistant lecturor, William J. Gates
business agent, George B. Morton chap
lain, Elwood Humphreys stewards, J.
Brewer, J. R. Jones door-keepers, J. T.
Hawkins, W. Kramer delegate to the
Stato convention, Phil Chew alternate,
William J. Gates.
A resolution was passed requesting
each sub-union to appoint a committee
of five to arrange for a mammoth picnic,
to be held some time in August. An
adjourned meeting will be held July 22,
by which time it is expected that twenty pj,, .Ult| j)(
ttirty more unions will be formed,
A Brief But Comprehensive Outline of the
Political Situation From A South
ern Stanapoint.
The Party Should Belong to the People In
stead of the People Belonging to
the Party.
Labor Journal, San Antonio, Tex.
The monopoly press is sick because the
farmers and wage-workers are taking a
hand in politics. The men who have been
running the political parties
seem to think
that the proper place for those who create
the wealth and pay the taxes is in the
fields and workshops, except on the day
of election, when the}' should sally forth
and vote for the men who are nominated
by the bosses and rings..
When the people' adopt the methods
of the bosses of the two old party leaders,
and have their candidates nominated for
office, they at once become political crim
inals and the bosses talk of driving them
out of the party.
Now, suppose the bosses of the demo
cratic party of Texas were to rule every
body out of that party who belong to labor
organizations, where would they get votes
to elect their nominees?
If the people see proper to organize for
political purposes, whose business is it?
They have as much right to have a- party
as the corporations. The trouble is with
those who have beep running the politics
for several years. They don't want to
give the old parties over to the control of
the people, as they know that when the
people take hold of politics, those who
have Veil running the country politics
will be compelled to give way for better
and more patriotic men.
AYe have said for years that there are
two distinct parties in the democratic
ranks of Texas, and the issue now be
fore the people between the feather bed
and corn-stalk democracy are only the,
culmination of a storm which has been
brewing in the party for years.
The "featherbed" have buen coil troll
ing the party in Texas, as well as most
every other southern state since the war,
if not years before. But the people have
the party
thnidation can drive the masses from
their political position.
The enemies of the people must prove
to them that all the legislation for the
past quarter of a century has not been
accomplished by the secret conspiracy
of the political caucus before the masses
will believe that it is a crime for them to
go into politics and demand that the
voice of labor shall be heard in the
councils of the nation.
There never has been, within the his
tory of the country, such an uprising of
the common people in the interest of re
form as we see now. and which will con
tinue until the changes desired are accom
plished. Tile discontent manifests itself
among all the departments of productive
life*, and the farmers, who are said to be
the most conservativ«'of all our people,
are on the political war path aud threaten
to take the political scalp of every politi
cian who refuses to endorse their de
mands. In Tennessee they have cap
tured the democratic convention and
nomTiiated- the president of the state alii
ance of that state for governor.
Ill Minnesota the state alliance, with
000 delegates present, nominated a full
state ticket.
In Kansas, the farmers have gone into
politics and threaten to demolish the re
publican party of the state. In fact al
most every agricultural state is being
agitated politically.
The most peculiar thing about the
movement is, it is non-partisan, and
it seems that party ties are being dissolv
ed in spite of the protests of the old
school of political leaders.
An investigation of the subject will
prove that at least three-fourths of the
farmers care nothing for-parties only as a
means to carry out the objects of reform.
They have realized that the party should
belong to the people instead of the people
belonging to the party and that partisan
slavery has been the bane of the country.
The Journal believes that the future is
more hopeful than ever before, as free
thought in politics is the only hope of the
perpetuation of liberty. That the ulti
mate result of political slavery is physi
cal slavery.
The people have revolted against the
perfidy of their leaders, as they have dis
covered that the platforms of the two old
parties have been filled \vi glittering
generalities for the purpose of keeping
the masses in party lines.
The Journal has no fear of the people.
If tin? country is to be delivered from the
chitcltes of the money power, it must be
done by th" great middle class of our peo-
Who LiWS
A Faithful LEADER in the Cause of Economy and Reform, the Defender of Truth and Justice, the Foe of Fiaud and Corruption.
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entrusted with political power.
Politics being tho science of govern
ment it is well for the people to be inter
est in every political movement.
AVhen the masses of mankind learn
that "the chief end of government should
be the happiness of mankind," the mys
tery of the human government will dis
disappear and castes and classes will be
known.no. more, and the human family
will bfl^he one universal brotherhood.
Published by request.
A.'P. Morey, of Sedalia, Mo., in a com
munication to the Boston Journal, takes
issue with Gen. Butler's remarks before
the Butler club. Referring to the gen
eral's assertions that the farmers could
not, if they would, pay the mortgages on
their properties. Sir. Morey says:
"If Gen. Butler refers to the so called
arid region west of the 100th mpridian,
his criticisms maybe to some extent just,
but it is obviously unfair, nay, even
libelous upon the thrifty farmers of Mis
souri, Iowa, eastern Kansas and Nebraska
to make the sweeping' assertion above
quotecjjtlmt their mortgages will never be
"Imagine the feelings with which the
many ancient dowagers and spinters of
Massachusetts, who have their few hun
dreds of savings in western farm loans,
read Gen. Butler's speech. How many
sleepless nights and gloomy days has he
caused the thrifty aud frugal New Eng
landeii folk by his rash utterances? The
real fjict is that, aside from mortgages
for purchase money of land, ancT also
leaving out the naturally unthrifty peo
ple who would fail in everything"else as
well as in the west, the large majority of
mortgaged farmers within the sections
alluded to above have enough, or more
than enough, personal property around
thfim to pay every dollar they owe.
"I:will give him some practical facts
which can be easily proven. There is a
loan agency in Pettis county. Mo., loan
ing the funds of private persons in the
eastern states, which has been in busi
ness "for nine years. It has made in that
county alone 385 farm loans, mostly for
flfe, years, with the privilege to the bor
rower of prior payment. Cue, hundred
and twelve of these loans have been paid,
most of them at maturity, some, before.
of the
past due.'
should bo
quarentined. Such people should not be tors?
The Backer's Monthly, which surely
wouldj'not over estimate the matter, in
speaking of the farm mortgages in six of
our best states, gives the amount carried
by each as follows: Kansas, $235,000,
000 Indiana, $645,000,000 Iowa, $567,
000,000 Michigan. $500,000,000 Wiscon
sin, $357,000,000 Ohio, $1,127,000,000.
Here are mortgages on the farms of only
six slates aggregating $3.4!Sl,000,000, the
interest on which at 6 per cent amounts
to over $205,000,000. Now the whole
production of gold and silver in the
United States per year is not half enough
to pay the interest on the farm mortgages
of six states. And yet these same bank
ers are demanding the destruction of
treasury notes, the demonetization of sil
ver and the establishing of a gold stand
ard. Nor are the bankers alone in this
demand the boss politicians are trying to
bring about the same state of affairs.—
Pacific Ejtprettu. Portland, Ore.
Some idea of the tribute paid by
American industry to foreign masters
may be gathered from this: A man
named Scully, who was driven from Ire
land on account of his rackrenting and
outrageous oppression of his tenants, and
now lives in London, owns 80,000
acres in Kansas and over 100.000 in [Hi
ndis. From his Illonois estate alone he
has a clear net income in rent of $200,000
per year. A Scotch company has fraudu
lently gained posession of timber lands
in California on which the timber alone
was valued at $1,750,000, and this same
company has monopolized another track
on which the timber is apprised at $6.
400,000. The only tin mines in the UniL
ed States are owned by English capitalists,
who own thirty miles of land where
the tin was discovered. Geo. 15. Clark
& Co., manufacturers of spool-cotton at
Newark. N. J., have $4,000,000 in the
business. Alexander Duncan, who once
lived in Rhode Island, but now lives in
Scotland, owns citv real estate in Provi
dence and elsewhere valued at not less
than $3,000,000, all paying high rent.
The C'oates family own $2000,000 of
real property in Pawlucket. which pays
a handsome income. A great bulk of
our railroad property is owned and con
trolled in England, besides hundreds of
millions in manufacturing industries.
The truth is that our commercial in
terests. as well as our lands, are rapidly
falling into the hands of English capital
ists and monopolists. Is it possible that
Americans are again to be made subject
to England through the cuuuing of cap
italists and the treSicherv. of iir-r legisla-
Selected and Original Articles On Var­
ious Topics of Interest to Rural
Many Useful Experiments and Suggestions
Among ten Subjects Under Con
The agricultural editor of The New
York World has the following concerning
wood ashes "It is common to consider
leached ashes of little or no value- as a
fertilizer, from the ft:ct that the potash
has been abstracted and therefore its use
at the best can only be for its mechanical
effect oil stiff and hard soils, and
thus many persons neglect to haul
it out on cultivated lands at all. AVhile
it is true that nearly all the potash has
been taken out, the lime and phosphoric
acid still remain, and as ashes contain
more lime than potash it often occurs
that leached ashes on certain soil produces
highly beneficial effects, almost as mark
ed as those of unleached ashes on another
field. This arises from the fact that the
soil of the field on which it was used al
ready contained sufficient potash, but was
deficient in lime and phosphoric acid.
The Crad all Currant.
From observation made at the grounds
of the Cornell university experiment
station. Professor Bailey has arrived at
the conclusion that the Crandall currant,
which was supposed by its disseminator
to be hybrid between the Missouri
currant and the common red currant, is
really a variety of the Buffalo or Missouri
currant, with no inclinations of hybrid
ty. He pronounces the variety as quite
distinct, and believes that when further
selected and improved upon it will be
come a staple. The bushes are vigorous
growing, requiring considerable space.
The fruit is blush black, with a sweet
flavor, and is especially esteemed for
culinary purposes?.
When Should the Cow Come in Milk.
In answer to the question at what sea
son is the most profitable to have a cow
in her largest flow of milk, it may be
said that it will depend entirely upon
circumstances. If cheese making *is~tlie
object the cow should be fresh in the
spring, but there will be a sensible fall
ing off of the milk beginning on the
failure of the autumn pasture, with a
continual decrease through the winter
and a final drying up in the early spring.
The result is a comparative scarcity of
mi lc through the. winter months. On
the contrary if the calf is dropped in
early winter the cow will be fresh when
milk is usually scarcest, and at a period
when a higher price can b* obtained if
sold to families as milk, or if used for
butter making. As the May and June
pastures will send the milk of such cows
up again in nearly a full yield along with
those that have calved in the spring, the
advantage in many cases would seem
to be on the side of the cow that gives the
most milk in winter.
His Importance to the Breeder—How He
Should be Treated anl Handled.
A large part of the success of a breeder
of any kind ot cattle depends on the bull
which he places at the head of his herd,
on the quality of the animal and his care
and management. A man may add a
cow to his herd and her individual
salves will slowly improve it, but the
Influence of a fine bull is immediately
perceptible in the calves from the whole
herd, and a fair percentage should be
iujwrior to their dams. While individ
al merit is necessary in the bull, that
which lies back o* him in his ancestry
on both sides is equally so. Particular
attention should be given to the dam of
the bull, for he is more likely to impress
her qualities on his offspriug than those
of any tadividual animal, not excepting
his own. The care of a stock bull
should begin with his birth. He should
be kept growing steadily and fed that
kind of food which will produce a good
growth of bone and musclo without be
coming fat. Milk, new or skimmed,
ground oats, bran or middlings and good
hay and grass are the best foods for a
ball that is intended for a long life of
usefulness. Also he should have exer
cise by a run in a pasture or yard until
he ls 18 months or two years old.
He should have kind treatment, but
no familiar petting. Never on any ac
couafc allow any one to play with him.
The bnll should bo kept In the barn
where he is near the cows, and as near
as possible to one of the main passage
ways. If near tho cows he is contented
and moro quiet, and if he stands whero
he constantly sees the men passing him
he becomes familiar with them and is
not so liable to become vicious. But on
no account should the men pay any at
tention to him in passing, either to
quarrel with him or to caress him. Let
them understand they are to let him
alone and pay no attention whatever to
him. He should bo frequently lot loose
in the yard with the cows, and after
two years old it is hotter to hood him
when turned loose. -Ho then gets the
exercise without endangering any livesi
or molestinff the fence. In this way
$1.00 PER ANNUM.
the bull may be kept many years with
out finding out his strength, is much
healthier and safer and a surer stock
getter, and is, I believe, much more
viable to be the sire of quiet, pleasant
offspring. In serving cows one service
is enough, even better for tho cow than
two, and certainly better for the bulL
A cow with ono service is more liablo to
have a calf than if more are allowed. A
yearling bull may serve three or four
cows a week with no injury to himself,
if allowed only one service to the cow:
and a day or two between cows. I do
not believe a two or three-year-old bull!
would be limited if treated in this way,
and his calves will be uniformly strong.
It is the injudicious treatment and
worse than unnecessary overwork that
injures the vitality of the bull and'
causes him to siro weak calves and to
have an early decline of power. A
little good judgment and common sense
would keep almost any bull in active
usefulness as long as it seemed desirable
to retain him.—C. M. Winslow, in Farm
and Home.
An Excellent Way to Koep the Water
Tank from Overflowing.
An excellent way to control the water
in a tank is the one in common use and.
probably not patented. A weight is at
tached to the faucet of the tank which
is just sufficient to close it and keep it
closed. A strong cord passes upward over
a small pulley, then horizontally and
down directly over the center of the
tank, and is then attached to a float.
AVhen water is taken from the trough
of course the surface falls, lowering the,
float This pulls on the cord, which
lifts and opens the valve, allowing wa
ter to flow into the tank. AVhen the
tank has filled sufficiently the
float is raised, tho cork slack
ened and tho faucet closed. The
accompanying illustration will convey
"V \£-H
If this
the meaning still more clearly.
is placed on the watering tank in the
yard there will bo less trouble about a,
wet yard in the summer and an icy,'
dangerous one in win ter.
A little$ingenui%y will devise means
for dispensing with the rope or pulleys.
To box in the spout and place the floaty
directly under the cock, using one thafr,
would be closed as the float rose on the
water in the tank would be good. In a
square tank the pulloys can be attached
to the side -of a' building and so be out
5f tho way.—Farm and Home.,.
Good Insectivorous Birds.
The following birds are to be classed
among the most helpful kinds in tbo
general warfare against Insects. Rob
ins for cut and other earth worms.
Swallows, night-hawks and purple mar
tins for moth catchers. Pewees for
striped cucumber bugs. Wood thrushes,
and wrens for cut worms. Cat birds for
tent caterpillar. Meadow iSrks, wood
peckers and crows for wire worma
Blue-throated buntings for canker
worms. Black, red-winged birds, jays,
doves, pigeons and chippies—strawber
ry pests. Quail for chinch bugs, locust*
Whip-poor-wills for moths. Hawks, all
night birds, etc., tanagers and black
winged summer red birds—curculio*.
There may also be mentioned the fol
lowing insect pest destroyers: Nut
crackers, fly catchers, chimney swifts,
indigo birds, chipping and song spaa*
rows, black birds, mocking birds, or
chard ortolea.—Orange Judd Parmer.
Great Farmers'Alliance Meetlnff.
The largest demonstration that has
ever occurred in Lyon County, Kas.,
took place at Emporia July 3. It was
a meeting undor the auspicies of the
Farmers' Allianco, and was called to
listen to the president of the National
Alliance, L. Polk, of AYashingtou,
and Ralph Beaumont, chairman of the
legislation committee of the Knights
of Labor, and other speakers, It „is
estimated that nearly 30,000 people
were there. A procession fully five
miles in length formed and paraded
the streets to Soden's Grove, where
tho exercises took place. Many sug
gestive banners were carried, but none
of a political nature, however. The
meeting was thoroughly politioal, the
president of the National Alliance, is
his speech, declaring tho Alliance
should be, and was, as full of politics as
an eggshell was full of meat. A bal
loon ascension formed part of tho pro
gramme, but just as the soronaut was
about to let go tho balloon broke loose
and escaped, fortunately without injury
to any oho.
—Missouri has now 8,560 chartered
Subordinate Farmers' and Labor Unions
and 180,000 members, and a volume as
large as the Bible would not contafa
the resolutions they have passed de
nouncing tho protective tariff, and the
proposed Federal election law, and fa
voring ""free and unlimited coinage ot

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