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THE IIERALU ADV
MlLllANK, 8. D. W. W. Dow ME, Editor and Fttbl' OFFICIAL PAPER OF CITY AND COUNTY, FRIDAY, JULY 3, 1896. For Preiijent WILLIAM MiIvINLEY, OF OHIO. For Vioe-PresideDt— GAKRET A. HOB ART, OK NEW JERSEY. "JNo one need be in any doubt about what the republican party stands for. It stands, now as ever, for honest money and a chance to earn it by lionest toil." —Wm. McKinley. The selection of Mark Hanna as chair man of the republican national com mittee is a good one. Mr. Hauna con ducted McKinley's canvass in a manner lo win universal commendation. Of course he had an advantage in having the great mass of republican voters enthusiastically in favor of his candidate, but even with this advantage a bungler might have made sorry work of it. He cauie out of the canvass with the op iiouents of his candidate luyal and en thusiastic supporters ot the nominee of the con mention. The Minnesota state convention was held at Si. Paul last Wednesday and the following state ticket placed in nomination: For Governor—David M. Clough of Hennepin county. For Lieutenant Governor—John L. Gibbs of Freeborn county. For Secretary of State—Albert Berg of Chisago county. For »tate Treasurer—-Attgust T. Koer ner of Meeker county. For Attorney General—Henry W. Ghilda of Ramsey county. A "Bule or ltuin" Man. Howard Press: Had Senator Petti grew dominated the Huron convention— us he desired and attempted to do there would have been a walk-out of eight delegates instead of one at St. Louis last week, There is little doubt that the senator has been planning for two years, and possibly four, to deliver tlie republican party of South Dakota over to the silver miners. The first real check he received in his attempt was at Pierre during the legislative session ot '&5, when, soon alter his re-election, he attempted to commit the party in this state to free silver, by the passage of a joint resolution in favor ot the free, unlimited and independent coinage of the white metal. His failure to get the resolution through fairly infuriated him and rom that time he has abused with out stint the legislature which honored him with a re-election. His policy of rule or ruin has cost the party more votes in this state than any other one cause. The party has lost nothlag by (his withdrawal. flenouces Populism. W. E. Bauch in the Iiritton Daylight or June 16: I have voted the populist ticket lor the past six years, and I have made up my mind after careful consid eration that 1 have voted that ticket for the la*t time. It has become evident to my mind that the managers of that party ure managing the party affairs for the officers and '.he money they get out of them, and I am thoroughly disgusted with their dishonest methods. Here after you will find me working and vot ing in the ranks of the republican party, the party that advocates protection to the farmers and workingmen of this country. am for McKinley and pro tection. I am opposed to teaching the rising generation to despise our govern ment and everything else that stands lor the advancement and betterment of the conditions of the couniy, and that is what the populist papers and leaders are doing, and that seems to be their whole aim. I am only an adopted citizen of this country, hut I stand by mv country's flag. I want no anarchy in Ittine. So«nd Money Declaration. The following resolution, adopted by the Boston Merchants' association on March 15, is a sample of tho resolutions raid declarations being made by differ ent business interests in many parts of the country: Tti •solved, Thnt tho continued agitation for freo coinage of silver btaiulu in tin- way of a revival cf confidence and Imsinos.s prosperity aa& results in »n normoua cost to tho people. The interest j.uid on government bonds is illy ii M^all part of tho cost. All persons en l.s.irc 1 in farming, manufacture or trade, viK)lhr producers or earners, are vita'ly interested in securing tho permanence of U. old standard value upon which tho ljU£iir.«'sH of this country i.i transacted. It i.s of i.rr^r r. import'-'-nco thr.t this question be im u:d finally r.moved from the sphere cf pMiitics. We dimcnd from each of tho j'riat I»clil!-Tl parties n sincere declaration by its cunvi nticn in favor of inaint !inint the poll .f l.-d.srd, ho r.r, quiver,".! that it cannot bo interpreted in two ways. Wo urge all citizons i u .iiu in a vi^oror.s effort to bring about the sel ection delegates to the political *on Ycutiuns cf both parties who will pledge them f}.''l\*i'.s to advocato eiear and distinct platform 'U',tcr :ncf9 in favor ko providing for tho raui:.tenance of tl e gold standard that its nafe ity lnll be freo from Lr.y shadow of doubt, %.rd vho will not tolerate doubtful phrases or 'V: pr:'unions for tho nuke of securing votes from cf the frc rcfaftge of silver. Tariff We have a copy ot "Tariff Facts," published by the protective tariff league^ containing facts ami figures relative to protection, and a comparison of prices and trade under the McKinley and Wilson law. It is a comprehensive and handy volume with a fund of informa tion. Any person desiring the book for reading can get it at this office and re turn when through with it. Note (lie Point. "Farmers who are told that the low price ot all their products is solely due to a common cause—the decline in sil ver—shoukl note that the fall in prices has not been uniform, as it would be if this theory were correct Commercially speaking, corn is convertible into pork, because a farmer can tell to a pound just how much weight will be added to bis hogs by feeding them a given quan tity ot the grain. Hence the constant ratio between the prices of these two commodities. Until recently a pound of pork would always exchange in the markets for a pound of cotton, and when the lnrmer sees that it now takes two and a half pounds of pork to buv one pound of cotton he should perceive the fallacy of the statement that the price ot'all his products is indissolubly bound up with that obtainable for the white metal."—New York Herald Fcttigfrew Sized up* Mr. Pettigrew is essentially a boss, and by practice and inclination a plunger in business as well as politics. Impatient ot opposition and intolerant of restraint, he could not abide the decision of the party with reference to his especial hobby, nor yet be content, like thousands of con scientious believers in free silver, to ac cept the many good things tho Republi can partv has to offer and strive in the meantime to secure the lareest recogni tion for silver from the party that has put upwards of 500,000,000 of silver dol lars into circulation within twenty-five years. The senator has not learned the lesson of toleration, and respect for the opinions of other people has little part his make up. With his peculiar mentality and increasing physical weak ness, it was only a question of time when he and the party which made him should reach the division of the two ways. It silver had not been the bone of contention, it would have been some thing else. As tar as the eflect upon the party in this state is concerned, the News believes the senator's final flop will result in good. For nearly a year and a halt he has been fighting the party from within its breastworks. Now that he has placed himself outside, his utter ances cannot be quoted as coming from a Republican, and there is no reason to believe any considerable number will follow his fortunes as a political guerilla and a wanderer from the house of his fathers.—Aberdeen News. DEJIOCftACY'S DOOM, Free Silver Declaration Likened to a Dentil Warrant. Philadelphia Times (deni). The democracy has not a record or a tradition prior to the present silver craze that does not record heroic devotion to honest money. For the sixty years be fore its demoralization by civil war it was the one party of the country that taught and maintained the gold standard ot value, and gold as the money of the country, to which every other form of circulating medium must be subornated. It yielded largely to the greenback craze, and later has been swept from its moor ings in the south and west by the free silver fanaticism that is today organized against honest values, against the rights of property, and that embraces in its slimy ranks every shade of destruction iste and revolutionists down to an archists. This is the issue that must be met and determined at Chicago. Today the chances seem largely against the suc cess of the right, but courage vanquished cowardice at fct. Louis and gave the re publicans an honest money deliverance that none can misunderstand and like courage and earnest effort may halt the tide of repudation that is now surging against the democratic battlements. With a declaration in favor of the gold standard at Chicngo, the money question would be entirely eliminated from the great battle of 189G, and the patriotic citizens of every laith pould be freo to follow their own judgment in deciding the important economic questions which are go directly involved. If Chicago shall falter in the support of honest money, there will be but one party the Held that the friends of national honor and national credit can turn to and all other questions must be subordi nated to the supreme issue of maintain ing public and private credit, thus assur ing our commercial and industrial pros-% perity. There are great issues which should he considered in this struggle, but which must be entirely overlooked until the credit of the nation shall be so securely established at home and abroad that it will comuiaud the absolute of every civilization. Let the democratic leaders look iho fact in the face that the Chicago battle is one of life or death for the democratic party. It cannot survive the degrada- tion and shame of submission to repudi ationists and destructioniste, and it needs but to take a brave stand, and declare its faith in the clear terms of Jeflerson and Jackson, who are its confessed apostles, to change the aspect of the national con test in an hour, and assure an honored and successful future for the party. The crossroads have been reached lor democracy—the roads which point to dishoner and death, and to honor aud power, and the highest tribunal of the democratic party must choose between them. NATIONAL Ui:i( IIMCAN IOIIM. For the first time since the civil war the American people have witnessed the calamitous consequences of full and un restricted democratic control of the government. It has been a record of unparalleled dishonesty, dishonor and disaster. In administrative manage ments it has ruthlessly sacrificed indis pensable revenue, entailed an unceasing deficit, eked out ordinary current expen ses with borrowed money, piled up the public debt by £202,000,000 in time ot peace, forced an adverse balance of trade, kept a perpetual menace hanging over the redemption fund, pawned American credit to alien syndicates and reversed all the measures and results of success ful republican rule. In the broad effect of its policy it has precipitated panic, blighted industry and trade with pro longed depression, closed factories, re duced work and wages, halted enter prise and crippled American production, while stimulating foreign production for thejAmerican market. Every consideration of public safety and private mterest demands that the government shall be rescued from tho hands of those who have shown them selves incapable of conducting it with out disaster at home and dishonor abroad, and restored to the party which for thirty years administered it with unequaled prosperity and safety. And in this connection we heartily endorse tlie wisdom, patriotism and the- success of the administration ot President Harri son We renew and emphasize our alle giance to the policy of protection as the bulwark ot American industrial inde pendence and the foundation of Ameri can development and prosperity. This true policy taxes foreigu products and encourages home industry and it puts the burden of revenue on foreign goods it secures the American producer it upholds the American standard of wages for the American workingmen It puts the lactory by the side of the farm and makes the American farmer less depend ent on foreign demand and price it diffuses general thrift, and founds the strength ot all on the strength of each. In its reasonable application it is just, fair and impartial, equally opposed to foreign control and domestic monopoly to sectional discrimination and individ ual favoritism. We denounce the present domocratic tariff as sectional, injurious to the public credit and destructive to business enter prise. We demand such an equitable tariff on foreign imports which come into competition with American products as will not only furnish adequate rev enue for the neccessary expenses of the government but will protect American labor from degradation to the waure level of other lands. We are not pledged to any particular schedules. The question of rates is a practical question to be governed by tho conditions of the time and of production, the ruling and un compromising principle is the protec tion and development ot American labor and industry. The country demands a light settlement, and then it wants rest. W e believe the repeal of the recipro city arrangements negotiated by the last republican administration was a national calamity, and we demand their renewel and extension on such terms as will equalize our trade with other na tions, remove the restrictions which now obstruct the sale of American products of our farms, forests and factories. Protection and reciprocity are twin measures of republican policy, and go hand in hand. Democratic rule 1ms recklessly struck down both, and both must be re-established. Protection for what we produce free admission for the necessaries of lite which we do not produce 'reciprocal agreements of mu tual interests which gain open markets for us in return for open markets to others. Protection builds up domestic industry and trade, and secures our own market lor ourselves reciprocity builds up foreign trade and finds au outlet for O'tr surplus. H'e condemn the present administra tion for not keeping faith with the 6Ugar producers of this country. The republi can party favors such protecti n as will lead to the production on Am u i an soil otall the sugar which the American p#ple use and for which the pay other countries more than 8100,000,000 an nually. To all our product*, to those ot the mine and the shop A e i a n can PLAT- tbe full Text of tho Republican Plaltorm as Adopted at St. J.otiiM la!t Wri'h is as i ullow The republicans of the United States, assembled by their representatives in national convention, appealing for the popular and historical justification of their claims to the matchless achieve ments of thirty years of republican rule, earnestly and confidently address them selves to the awakened intelligence, ex perience aud conscience of their country men in the following declaration of facts and principles: the tield as well as those of and the factory- to hemp, lo trust. wool, the product of the great industry, sheep husbandry, as well as to the fin ished wooleus of the uiill-we promise the most ample proiection. We favor restoring the early Ameri can policy of discriminating duties lor the upbu.lduii! ot our meichant marine and ttie piotection ot our shipping inter ests in the foreign earning trade, so that ships—the product ot Ameri labor, einplojed in American ship yards, sailing under tho stars aad stupes, ar.d manned, officered and owned by Americans—may regain the currying of our foreign commerce. The republican party is unreservedly for sound money. It caused the enact ment ot tho law providing for tho re Hiimption of specie payments in 18»), Hince then every dollar has been as good as gold. We aie unalterably opposed to the free coinage of silver except by international agreement with the lead ing commercial nations of the world, which we pledge ourselves to promote, and until such agreement can be obtain ed the existing gold standard must be preserved. All our silver aud paper currency must he maintained at parity with gold and we favor all measures de signed to maintain inviolably 'heobliga tions oi the United States and all our money, whether coin or paper, at the present standard, the standard of the most enlightened nations of the earth. The veteraus ot the union army de serve anil should receive fair treatment and genorous recognition. Whenever practicable, they should be given the preference in the matter of employment and they are entitled to the enactment of such laws as are best calculated to secure the fulfillment of the pledges made to them in the dark days of the country's peril. We denounce the practice in the pensions bureau, so reck lessly and unjustly carried on by the present administration of reducing pen sions and arbitrarily dropping names froir the rolls as deserving the severest condemnation of the American people. Our foreign policy should be at all times vigorous and dignified, and all our interests in the western hemisphere care fully watched and guarded. The Hawaiian Elands should be controlled by the United States and no foreign pow er should be permitted to interlere with them the Nicaragua canal should be built, owned and operated uy the United States, and Ify the purchase of the Dan ish islands we should secure the proper and much needed naval station in the West Indies. The massacres in Armenia have arous ed the deep symputhy and just indigna tion of the American people, and we believe the United States should exercise all the influence it can properly exert to bring these atrocities to an end. In Tur key, American residents have been ex posed to the greatest dangers and American property destroyed. There and everywhere. American citizens and American property must be absolutely protected at ml hazards and at any cost. We reassert the Monroe doctrine in its fullest extent and we reallirin the right of the United States to give the doctrine force by responding to the appeals of any American state tor friendly intervention in case of European encroachment. We have not interfered and shall not inter fere with the existing possessions of any European power in this hemisphere, but those possessions must not on any pre text be extended. We hopefully look forward to the eventual withdrawal of the Euorpean powers from this hemi sphere and to the ultimate union of all English speaking parts of the continent by the free consent, of its inhabitants. From the hour of achieving their own independence the people of the United States have regarded with sympathy the struggles of other American peoples to CLOTHIN •'^SSS-: free themselves from Bum. nation. We watch with dJ uig interest the heioic hwt]j', ban pan iota against crufltv'-" sion and our besst Jit|,os full success of their deteri* for libeity. The governiaen having lost control ot Cuba unable to protect the prone of resident American citizen" ply with its treaty obligation' liove the government 0fiie States should actively use it" and good officers to restore give independence to the j*, The peace and security qI and the maintenance of its i lluence among the nations ot'^ demand a naval power ec wiih its position and respoi,, therefore favor the comic nient of the navy and aconi',, ot harbor and seacoast defei -n For the protection of the on: American citizenship aad u of our workingmen against ti... petition of low-price labor, that the immigration laws!). enforced, aud ho extended us from entrance to the United who can neither read nor wiiti Tne civil service law wsy the statute book by the parly, which lias always sust-u* we renew our repeated deeli.r,, it shall be thoroughly and h,» forced and extended* when able. We demand that every citia United Statea nhall he allov-, one free aud unrestricted bi auch ballot shall be counted ed aa cast. We proclaim '^ur unqualifi-. nation of the uncivilized at'! practice, well known as lvn killing of human beings n. charged with crime, without law. We favor tho creation of board of arbitration to settk differences which may arise i ployers and employed engage state commerce. We believe in an immedijiv the free homestead policy of: can party aud urge the pas-., grets of tho satisfactory fret measure, which has already house and is now pending in We are now receiving the largest and most complete assortment of MENS and BOYS CL Ever displayed in n Wo favor the admission of fh ing territories at the earliest i dale having due regaul to tr.t of the people of the terntori-b United States. All the h'u-r appointed tor the territories s elected from lona fide resul :. and the right of self-govemm be accorded as far as prac'. believe the citizens of Al«--* have representation in the it the United States, to the en 1 ful legislation should te (ivi sympathize with all wise aiM etforts to lesson and prevent intemperance and promoter The republican party ism rights of monen. Protect^, can industries includes tunities, equal pay for etjun protection to the home. W admission of women to wiil-r usetullness, and welcome It' tion in rescuing the countrj !r cratic and populistic mif-i and misrule. Such are the principles ai.' the republican party. By I-1' we will abide and the-" we will put into execution, them the considerate judjr,, American people. 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