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Theref.)ra lefire ts tosama Eventually
top a Mlver 11asip.
To the Editor of the News and Cour
ier: In retiondiuIng to your editoral of
July 15 you say thitt I took ip the state
mentin question without any reference
to what halt preceded it. I have care
fully read your editoral alluded to and
still think that I noted the only two
prominent propositions in it, to wit:
That you favored the free inintaVe of sil
ver, provided that a (-Yol dolar'si worth
of bullion should he coined in the silver
dollar and that the farmer, by the irce
coinage of silver, would lose in the dis
posal of his crop the dfll'erence between
the commodit.y value of gold and a silver
dollar. In %our editoral of July 31 you
say: "We stated that the farmer who
received as a dollar a silver coin contain
ing only 65 cents' worth of silver in ex
chbnge,er a dollar's worth of cotton or
other pt -duce was cheated to the extent,
of 35 cents." And agaa that the sil
ver minur would eain 35 cents. Thee
propositionm are impossible, either under
present condit,lons or under the free
coinage of silver. Under present condi
lions the farmer may not only receive a
silver dolltr with a commodity value of
65 cents, bit t pali-er dollar which, as a
commodity, is wort.aless and not he
cheated at all, for the stiiple reason that
neither of' them are commodities, but
money, an( interconvertible with gold at
their stamp value.
Undj,r the tree coinage of silver it
wo.ld be impossible for the hullion hol
der to make 35 cents while the r<ceiver
lost 35 cents. For instance, when the
bullion holder voes to the mint with 65
cents' worth of silver, it it is worth only
65 cents after it is coined, lie wold make
nothing. I i lie shout ,ain 35 cents the
coin would he worth one dollar, and the
farmer or any-one else wi would re
celve it would lose nlothin. I did not
attempt in my article to controvert your
statements that "a farmer who takes 65
cents worth ot si'ver For a dollar's wort,h
ofcotton must lose 35 cents,'' but your
statement that "the farmer who de
mand.,.the free eoin-age of 65 cents dol
lars is demandiig that he shal receive
lor his labor and preducts one. third less
than they are worth." I dil not deny
vour statement that a farmer who takes
65 cents' worth of silver for a dollar's
worth of cotton must base 35
cents, because I do not, think
you can find anybody over ten
years old outside of a linat'c asylum
who wc-uld denv that a farmer who took
65 cents' worth of' silver, or of anything
else, for a dollar's worth of cott.mi or ot
i.ny other product, would lose 35 cenis.
Alter admitting the validity of my
rcply to N (ur statement, that the fiarmr
W< uld lose a third of"~ his product. by t.he
Itee coinage of 65 cents (ollars, you satv,
"But, when Mir. Y oumnas p oceeds to
show how the farmers are to lie beoetitU,d
b. b1gIpi,!! the silver miners he Ives his
whole cr.se away in his very first. pro
Imsition." liesaw: "We would opvn
a mal ket tr all Wtstern silver.'' How,
and wIiijN? I w(-ubl like to remiark en
passant that, while their Imterest, to a
certain I :tent may ie parall- 1. 1te fal.
mls are not stimulatel Iy all\' special
dalsire to advance the interest of the sil
vetr miners, but to help tli( iselves.
llow would we open the market for all
Western silvem? Ilow was the market
op)enedI for it, in Indtia? B1y free anid tin
limittcd ca)ninage. In the same way
free and unlimited co1)iage ini t.h United
States would opien it for al' WVestern sil
ver. "Whi3?" This is a big quesiona,
and r<qumres a can'v 's of the whole subh
ject ol silver. A question ( i a it.
natunre was i.sked hay the Coltimbia 'ait-,
In its iss-ue o)1 July 31, mi Ih Ichllowinig
langcuage: 'Lt, wouldh be Lentir3 ing it
(;ur Poipuliss.ie Ii leals shtd 'awnii M"a~siogne1
reason wh o,., vei she uald tie vo'nod ait the
rat in IIf 1 to 1.* * The P'oiatlists
and thiir ai ns cont end that the inist insic
value ot the metal hats nothaing to dso
with its value as currenacy."
*In ainswlrnL yoir (meiat ion we have
to dal t wi silver, not, otil y as a "omt
'a edit y, butt as mnet.cy, for, dee pit e thle
tiact. that. it has bee itus d mi-i age by
tall th lgr ~ eat, commerrciail na: ians for t ec
pas5t, twent-y 3 earis, it still conistitutes
as ailly .ne- half o(It (lri mta'tllic miontey,
and sn-upphea the circuilating mieditum of
tharte-fout h8 oft lie world. ' all sub
j'ctsa involving humian attion thitt ot
mon~ey is the niost, comph)I x To comii
j.rehenid, to inivestiga te andh t.o demonai
at rate thle leadingr trtths at a comleax
I ilahy ct. ra <ires ai catn til e'xami liai ion (ot
all tbe lemtsif whoase se'p'rate or comn
lined action p)rodutces t i-e phenoamena.''
TJheo il ii ent haniiding of th~ie friver
he, anch(4 ofitiance ra qulires a knowle ge
oat the~ functions e l niai.onv, of t 1.e chiat
ta of t radle and1 the value of' the iieci
(,us me3(talP, relatIvely sad othierwise
in t hie><htIckrent ecCtionsi ot the v'lohe.
Money, icceording to) the~ acceptet iiu
ib.hi tat a, is a micdIiumt of a xchneea. a re;.
resenatative of' yalt s, and a standard for
dlefet re1d pay mtsit. A medlitim oft ex-.
change, it as the instt rment o)f t.ade and(
meta pi ably tllhed with comnmerce.
Prev ious to the iidbhig of the 4 :atpe
(if Good Iliope by Vaisco di ( anansa in
1497 ihe great ctirrntis 1of tiamIiad centred
on tIle shores of the I .evat,~ aamai caoa.
sisted of ri e ( xchianges het.ween the Eatst
and t he West or the trallic hetwee n ECu
lindt Northerni Afric-tiand Asia. In I these
4 xchiages the preen tis metatla took a
patonhnenat part. Na',a Mr. .Jacobhs:
" The proportionate value oit gold to sil
ver was less mt AsIa thtan ini Etiropie. At
all t.ames a proilt, might he gait ed fby ex
chataging onei for the ot her.'' T1he Ty
rian marinora ('xchanu.ed the:ir auipplies
lt allver fronm Spa with the Per'sijma
taor L'lda otunce for Iltnect, iand as late as
1850 Engt~lish and Ametr:can trtader5 ex
chait gs-d silver with the .Japanese for
'olld at the ratio of 3) LIo I. Tihe clim
ate oaf thew East its so miild as to render
its people well ili independent ol
clothmng ana houses. Trhe soil produces
two or more crops during the year, and
the seasons are so uniformly warm and
iteady ls to render hmltila i I Xbhr etlect.
ve all the year routid. Tnese various
1du,trial advaitaes havec i sed a peo
pe whose wants are but tow and simple
Lo export larLely more titan they huy
ience the balance of trade is ill wavs
gainst the West and requires a con
tlint and extended supp!V of silver to
liquidate it. Thle clieaper this silver can
bie obtaimed the vtreater tle prolit o: be
m-ent thiat effects thesw ex.hanges, as
the purchasing power #A silver has not
[leclinled in the orient.
Whatever iOWn or c)uu try became the
prime fact.or or mercantile intermediary
n conduciting tieso exclanes hIs
'rown opulent and powerful. Tie Llo
rv and magnificence ot Tadmoor, Tyre,
Venice and Gencia attest the truth of
Jhis asserLion. After the doubling of
the Caps by the Portutusse and the con
luest of E,ypt by the ' urki which ren
lered unsae the caravan trade across
he country to the Levant, Lisbon be
ame the disbursnv centre of these ex.
Ab11un1L)s and enjoyed all the grandeur
md mauniticence or her predecessors.
rhe Dutch succeeded the Portuguese as
Lie masters of Oriental trade and Hol
and became in its turn the richest coun
trv in Europe. The lait transfer of Oei
3antail trade has been from the Dutch tr
Lhe English, who still enjov it, with th
Freat aditional ad%rantate of an ample
mpply of clieal) silver from the West to
ian ipulat it.
The situation, I think. hai already
,een made eutllctentily plain why Eug
anlld should advocate the degredation of
siiver. But whv should the larmei s,
iiore than any other class, obiect to
l-land's use of' this silvei? Western
iuroe furnishes a i irket atnou.illy fCor
)ver two hundred million bushels of
wheat and about two thIrds of the co'
Lon crop. The farme s of the Unitd
it,es compete with silver standard
-ountries for this market. Enland so
nanpulates cheap silver in her E tst,rn
Lrade as to make a profit of the decline
n silver. She ies not eveu pity out
iixLy live dot lard in gold for one hundred
Jollars worth of silver, blt, sattle- the
Jebts of the United States in the East,
with her miatiutacturel Iwares. That, is
As the United Slates are ptirchases of
the Est. Enelaid receives lft th.
Unit,cd States sixty live dhllars worth
ol'silver bullion and s t.l0s t.h dz-.ht,I ot
the United States inl the East,to that,ex
tent, with her matiuactured wares.
Then she tokes the bullion and buys
ene hun(red dollars worth of wheat, or
cotton, which places the farmer of the
United Stales at a disadvantagh of 35
per cent. This disc-uit is not contined
'o i xlorts, but as the surplus dismosed
of in the neutral marketi of the world
fixes the price, it eitially alrects the
whole volume, bth at Lome and abroad
This situa',ion ha,is not been the result of
natural causes, oI economic forces -per
atig upon the choice of indivifuil ir
(ducers and exchangebs-it has bisen
wholly a work of uan's accoiplishing
ms it wits ofr man's desiring. Enaland
1141 not, Iccomplithl uiaided this great
linancial lact. which not ony lurnished
reildy to her handl chea ) silver inl ample
vo:nie, to manIipilate, at increased
profits. three tour(Il1is it IIr commine-cO.
mut, ahd 51) per cetil, to the vahlie it her
11 minre in Australia an,l 50 per cent,
Lo .tbe valite of her vist, cretlit.-.
She h13d an :ll.y-r-ttl 10i- Aern
p)ortion oi* these Jni ed States, a section
thich has alwavs enl-erainled business
idvas wt the pIrme4ip, us idl i .ted by
ULvernor li Morris a-A earily as ift (3 onsti
lutiial C'umvenliln ot 17S7, when ie
laiW: "'I-operty is the lmin ohj,Ci otio.
Iiety. he Sava e State is imi-e Ctvor
lde to liberty thanl the civil ZNI, and
wits only renionne"(d tar- the siake ot
protierty."' A00tit twunty years aufter
wairds the same idea was advanced by
Jotsiah Qunincy, when, m1artinr under
the restrictien of! Presidfent, Jfferson 's
p)roclamlationi ot embart)igo, lhe sati, "'But,
pat.riotistm, to) say the ieat.t, was a vetry
Inactive assisgant, to the men o1 New
Eniglaund, whlo sa1w theIr profit,s andt
their caial 1va'Sishinig utn)der a policy
[)f Fedleral gov,-r, itl mrt,." Thcis sect.ion
tppears to have atlwaty, regairled te
Un ion as a lucra tive ai r'acnIment h.
L'euln the Stales to be sacritice[d or
rnaintatinedl by aurms, as t.heir interest,
'ii ctaccd. Perhaps nt- other section with
'1s II w naitural :edvant ages iiluder ai poi1s
Lo establ.qh ce, It-.o,. ote the gene,
ii well are and secure the b)lessinig ot lib -
art.y lias ever sc) enirichedl and a !granid
zedil it t the pubbei eIx pens~ 1,hroughb
the mysterisis agenic y ot legsl ativye div
Availing itself of t he skill and valor
4f the Sout h t.o be treedl from the colon
tail Poliey of (Great Britaun, it nio soon
3r toillid itself' tree thian it enflorcedl
the very samel shack lee on t he other
States8. The aggravation of this Policy
tainyi r blen chetcketI by the nui llitica
tion of South Carolina in d3, wais
suspended un'i,t i the wi thra wal of' the
Cotton States frrom tfthe U ion an 18l1 0
when t,his section assumed full govy
erinental Control. During th li our
yea.rs of war it, legislateut ni arty ~tal of
the onitstantdinrg obligations of thb n a
tion into its piocket. The face value
at these obligations wats about, 38 per
Benit. D)espit the fact that the'se otii
gations were legislat,ed to par v'alue In
30tn-- -a schemie which wvas stoutly op.
posed by A. TI. Tfurinan, vot,ed against
by every D)emocrat and dfenounce'd at
Lhe tim,e by (Garret,t Davis, anid second
~d by 'Thomas F. Bayard, as a piiulic
rob)bery of f900,000,000-this very see
ion had already been plottng with the
inikers of Western Europe by the die
nonietization of silver to dlotilble them
turain. \You said1 in your issiun oif
Junme 28: "T'he gold hige of (Vall
itreet Cannot be charged with the de
iionetj-zat.ion of siver. If silver were
worth int.rInsically s miaich am gold
bhey would all be silver bugs. rThere
Sa n senit,iment In WVall street." You
aid something else: "There Is no Ig
iorance so hopeless as the ignorance
)f the mant whol thinks he knows it all."
Let usc iliuluire whol led this first fighit
igainst silver? The AmerIcan dele
rate to the international Monetary
Jonference at "aris in 18i;7, one Sam
.iel B. Ituggles, an act,ive member 01'
he Chamber .. Commerce of New
i ork cit,y, mentIoned, as the records
Nitt show, by .John Sherman, (a man
who entered public fife 1n moderate
',ircutmstances andI Is now worth mil
tons,) and coached, as lie hImself ac
cnowledges, by Michiel Chevalier, the
milnion andi mouthpiece of the money
sower of Europe: "If alIver were
worth intrinsicalny as much as gold
they would all be silver bigs." Silver
was at a premium of 3 per cent. Was
Wali street sentimental im the person
of its representative, Mr. liggles ?
Read the report of his let.tori to Mr.
Seward, and thwn judge. This Conl'er
enc' assembled in response to an invi
tation from the Emperor Louis Na
polhou for the purpose of arranging
for a uniform coinage of gold and sil
ver that would circilate international
ly among the civilized nations.
This meritorIous undertaking of the
French Emperor, however, was coil
veited into an opportunity by capital
ists to reduce the metallic basis of
money by one half and give to the
bankers a practical monopoly of the
currency. The powers of linance sa%%
their opportunity, delegations of cap
talists flocked across the channel from
London and Liverpool, a side meetilg
was hold and the scheme of demoneti
zation and contraction was pressed
with vigor and ability. luggles, in a
speech I efore Ihe Con ference, alarmed
the capitalists by leading them to be
lieve that, the mines of th e I Tutled
States would soon inundate the world
with the precious metals. Speaking
of this country he said: "Its annual
product., now nearly one hundred mil
lions of dollars, may eventually reach
three or four hundred millions. The
money of the world must be unilied
now or never." The resolution dis
carding silver was palsed and thus tihe
most colossal scheme of pluinder ever
devised by man put, cleverly under
way. Thus was projected tihe finan
cial poison which is to-oay conresting
the world's liver.
Demonetization of sil ver and dearth
of gold are paralyzing industry and
causing the wheels of commerve to
screak; trade is crippled and prodiict ion
halts; the weight of existing obliga
tions is being doubled and the world's
activitiei are heing compressed into
half their existing scope. It means to
consign the nlneteenth cenitry t,) a
pauper's grave and to lay the heavy
hand of paralysis on the cradte of t lie
twentieth The prediction ot lHis
marck, that the gold basis would be
like several men trying to cover with a
small blanket-when one pulled the
other would be exposed-hias been veri
lied. Itussia pulled this gold blanket
and we had panic and react ion. A ls
trian Hungary pullett and our business
men have failyd and banks broken by
the hundreds-the sweet results of be
ing on a scant ii -tancial basis comminon
tWI Europe.
New England and 01 i Engluidwere
inl a kind of conspiracy agains, tie
Sou,h and West ini 1811, notwithstand
Ing the fact that the war was being
waged for the protecLion of Nort.heast
ern seamen and New England mari
time rights, and what might have
transpired had not further proceedings
been cut short by the treaty of I1hen-K
no one knows. William Loyd Garri
son and Exeter Hall accolplished the
dream of Sir Robert Peel when he al
va-cated the appropriation of twenty
million rounds for the liberation of the
West India slaves, claiming that it
would be an entering wedge between
the North and South and a long stride
towards the freving of Southernii slaves,
hoping thereby to revive Atmericin ag
ricrilture to beat down commerce in
the West where England had competi
tion, and buiid it up in the East where
Mhe enjoyed a muonopoly. ItL was left.,
however, for the Nort.heast., t.hrough
tie agency of S. B. 1 tiggles, to formi a
pairtnership wit,h ,iohn i n to douihle
the war obligations of t.he itttion
which she had amassed by the tariff
and (overnmilent soecilationl and Lad
already nearly t rebbl-d by the fundirg
and specie paying Acts. lPor I Iis
hiere Rluggle.s abi.ued, public colilidelce
ail betrayed the na'ion he was ap
pointedt to repre,eit. lIe led the con
spiracy to) cit, ohf silver from thre mint,s
and cast it into lie sea of coinmodaties.
Thu,s did the nation which rises 5i0
per cenit of the silver anti produces but
7 per cent beguile the niat,iorn which
p)roduLces 50 per cent into st riking do wn
one-half ot it,s vulue. Tlhe nation which
is the greatest Importer of wheat in
the world inveiglel the natlion which
is the greatest, exporter of wheat, in the
world int.o a finaincial and( commeitrcial
dead fall, where 50) per cent was t,aken
from thre price or her wheat. 'Thie nia
t,ioni wvhioe looms woulId be idle amid
wvhose people would lie hungry and
whose Goverriment would lie iiinilp.
hieavial uipon the storm or rnot it, w ithi
out a suipply oh' Americaii coll on, de
eeived the nrationi which is the greatest
p)roduicer of cotton into striking 50) per
ent from it4 value. Verily, it appears
as though dJohn hlull was bunco st.eerer
and U ncleu Sam t,he genrtlemanl from
t,he rural dlistrict.
Western Eiirope, large consuimers of'
importedi cott,on, hreadstruhfs andi ot,her
agricuiltural produmcts, ha;s irot, beun
slow to learii thrrough the med iumi oh'
dlepreciated siIlver it is eiiabled to pl%v
thle agricultumral prodructs 01 the E't 1
aigainist. those of t he Uniiited St at,es at a
prolt marked by the dets,lineo in srilver.
C2onise<muentl y every sribise<lmerit Inter
national mnoni.tary confereiice cal led by
the Uniiteid States to iundo the d isas
trouis and treacherous worik led byV
Sniermanu andlI luiggles, in regard t'o
which saidl Sir Itot. N . Fow ler, M. 1'.,
L ondoni banker and( E lLord Mayor, at
a mreet.inrg ot the lI rrtian an d Coloniil
chambiers ofi coumimerce held im L,ondlo
"'that the effect of tihe depreciat ion o,
silver mulst ii .ally be fthe r ur 01 thle
wheat anid couion inidustries of Amneri -
ca arnd lh thre dlevelopmat, of I rdma,''
has been a miserable failure and thet
Amieriean delegates regarded as lilttle
better thian potor unfortrina it* , w hose'
natIon had 1 riile.l away it.s hbirhright.
The q inestion ist.anrty occrrrs, wiry
did the Nor theast ativoicate su chi ac
tion ? Simipily bee iir.e her Interest, wa.s
similar t.o that of EMigiand. She occi
pied t.he posit,Ion of credhitor arnd( bank
er for tire Souith anid West arid pur
chased largely of their agricuiltuiral
produicts, benee lien int.erest to errhianice
the~ valure of nmoniy and( depress thre
prce .of agricuili.oral p)rol inc. Th'lis
view is nowv enitertairnhri regardi .0
our II nancral sithuatrin by theu hodlers
of' realized wearlth, such as st.ocks,
bonds, and various other se-urnit it's, the
Sxchanrges in the arteries of t rade,
those whose fee's are hi xe'd by larw or
custom and all arnrnotanrts anid t iplen.
[laries, f'or the very III min and simple
reason thrat, as the p)roceeds ol labor
Elechine, their irruomes remiaiimng t.he
same, they can live easier anrd imore
rsouttrtably. IIlencei the disposit,ion
throughout the United States t.) regard
the farmers, who are b)eing groun<d be
tween the upper and nether mil1l stone
by the commercial and ilnancial polIcy
of the Federal Government, as a set of
oreheads andt naisy deagogue.s. who
I 4-irl Conesr? That Shot ioioneul i11or
Fat il e'r aii %31-ter ati the I no4tigatlont ot
Illor h CA1teiet ter-I atstetN .h u'
CiIA i: 1 .'NTON, S. C., A.1g. iO.-The
nystery whici surrotinded the siudeni
ind pectliar death of Isa ac Atitechell
nd his datighter, Ada, has at, last been
olved, and the facts tas they stan d out
o view present a case of diaboeh;Ial
reachery and Imitrderous malice sel
low. seen on the records of crime.
Sarah Mitchell, the fou rtit i-year-old
latiiiter of Isatc Iitcliell, fias con
essed haviiig poisoned hor father and
ister by giving them Riogh oin Nts,
mld claims tha'. shep did -o at, thp slig.
restion and by the direet,ioni of l. I
man stepmnot hier.
Isaac Mitchell Was a very respe, t
)le colored longshoreman, who live at
\o. 103 Coming street. Illis Io ily
-onsisted of his wife, Maria, and two
laighters, Ada aged 18 and Sarah aget
-I. There they had lived peaceably to.
,ether, and Mitchell by dint of hard
,ork and evonoiical mianage
nent had contrivetd to I.tv il) a little
noney for a rainy day. As far as was
cnown his relations with all his famli
y had always been of the warmest. nd
-losest kind.
A bout the last of .lly MIitchell re
!eived an anonymouis letler piirporting
A have bei nwritten bly a "dear
riend." As to its contels there is
loluie doubl. Cert.ain it is, however,
hat, the Ietter contained news that was
irnything bit, PlIasit'. It, was t o the
,eneral efftect, that the writer int.ended
vonoe to the houise and make a deal
)f t robtilde, and furt.hermore that, Mit.
:hell and his ehlest datghter would be
oisoned. lie did not, think imuch of
he iatt.er, howover., and carelessly
,hrew the letter aside. ''his was
When Mitelll wetit. hone to dinner
thoit 2 o'clock on 'ueslay, .1 illy II. lie
uspected nothing wrong. h'lie diiner
ad heen prepared by his yoiger
lalighter, Who had always beotn inl the
iabit. of cooking the ineal.i for t he fam
ly. So he sat. down to dine with Ithat,
iense of perfect se'cturit y which is nat
aral with a inant in his own house sor
rounded by hi,s family. At, t table
were the family and another colorii
woman named Emily Ilamiftl . 'I'Tie
unial consisted of beef, rice, t omat oes,
bread and watermeloii, all to all up
pearance all at e out of 1 tie mune d ishes.
Inmediately after dinner Isaac aid
Ada were taken violently ill. beig sick
at. the stomach arid voliitling. 'le
I'lamilt,on woman later became ill, anl
Maria Mitchell was to all appearales
so sick that she was tiable to attend
to the wants of her Iusband and step
daughter, who were soon in a (ying
r!onditioin. Dr. IV. 1). Crum was called
In, an dld all he colild for the muffer
.,rs, bit they were already too far gone
Vien he was sent for, and the father
tird daughter died ill a few ioirs.
'T'it deathis of two iienibtrsi of oe
ailily at Itie san1 t,imiit' anid lil s,
t,range a mianner natiriliv artsed
mspicion, ati Coroner C. I[. I ver1s
V-as notilied. Ih! at. (oe ! iMik Fti' tii.it
er iii charge i hi+eii imi %,1rt over
he holies. )r. C. It. L e., per.
orined t.i posl-tir ein --x tuiiatioin.
\ ft.er a careliii di ios of tlim ca
Iw .aVP as his Wtet480ion,1l opiilo
hat it was
A CAsE' l. iNsiC. 1'is,iNlN4-.
Beyond tIlhis lit) litjg coilut lit'learli!'ed
' houl, t. cmiust of th1e deat.hls. Int.
'ironer i{v.-rs al, Chiief -e I'edict
.ittne thit ernti to tunraLvel the mtyst.er'y
Lltd bing tee u001' y piart.it's to just ice.
I'ti.' -it leaSt. Ih otlv be'lievecl tainti r
Thle iiive.stigat,ioni was carriedi on
i fIt fl iihe utist, carte iitni thgenlt'e, an.4i'
to twt tlici.ils coutld poitibly harve
I nle muore t.cian thet enuel ani coroer
Sitt. ITitey 5tearched the hotuise t.im i;can
ugaini feor cliu's, aieh evterythiung wteh
otikei tike a cotmnectinug lin1k inI rthe
A t,i Clnt. thelant iltnl wran
ii -lut. Tit-y hade b)eenl uiietr tneee
ttirvt'ilb;ttce all I lie whiil', tilit e'vers
wvhere the'y wt'nt I hey we're iio tily
<jpt ini sight, by tatl ciyes ,Iohiin ii.
Lian andit .Iaints liller. Ar rthis titie
tne' u'oti'i.r, wvho had enlk-t'el n'toigh
'vidi'ie'e on wich to base a hl'it'f thaict.
tria arid Sarah at. le'ast. had conisier
thtle kiit wli'dge ot t lie alf uir, tlacedt flit'
woin inr ,Jaii. A ii inr vest igati ion w as
bhitlt tt.htIe St at.iont I hoist', allul t.he
prnisonie'rs were clostety qjutestioetlet.
Tlhiey stiltlibelt otut. that thity knew
niot,hig o iZtf thle affair, thtough thei r steor
05 dtilfered' greatly iti s'verat part ict.
la rs.
Sinic' t.hat ime the chief anid Cor'en-i
'r it'ivers hoive been workinig eluietly
..t faithfuelly, ariii ini coriseqeince of'
heir e'xcelienit plans. skulli lly carrnie'n
mtt, by )i'tect,ive's N! i !'r atnd IIlogi n,
lhe whole thiing has t' noi tutt, arid
airuty reveal tractr el of rseiit, and sot
he uliattIer was refIerre.I tot NIr. .l. Itiss
l laniahian, nie of I het rnos, skill eel aniat
yticatl cheit'its iln the cty. II is re'
tort was as foillows:
C1l1A ltlm.iT,N, S.( ,, Aougust. 7, I it:
C. II. Hiveris. I:or ,riir, Chau,rlest im S.
.- I )uar Sir: Entctoseed is flit resutlt, of
ny iinvt's igationilti upo ihe stomach tf
>f Isaac I1. *Alitchitll. A part, trorni t his
I iil say tht, as ii seinis oxitde (the
Miispected poison1) is ontly sItgh t.iy sol .
>ti', i t. 18 possi lelt that, at poisont of thiis
intutre ceotld hiave' b'e'en ej ecteed from
he st.ontchi by v hhioent vitrnitinrg, hence
ISalpresencu (:oti I i b die'teted i ni the
'omiti.edi inatter. As thits St.Omatch coil
alined litt le of the food suispectted, It
v ubhi bte atd v Isable ftr yotu t) have the
ioitiedf iniat.l.ir t'xamiineid. Yloturs truily
.1. itoss Ihaninahian,
Anlalytical Chtemist.
('ii A lit.1-:sTON, S. C., A igtust 7,189a
C. 1i. lI ivers, Cortoner, Chiarle'ston, S,
l.-)ear Sir: t'tirsutat, to your requlest
o deotect, if possible', t.he presetnce of
mty poison in t,he stomach oft Isaac it.
ditcheti, deliveredt tm by t)opnity
Joronuer Sin kler, I have analyzed same.
lindI no poisont, eit.her Inorganic or or
The stomach was very empty, con
alninir very littla food mater. t h.a
seem hent, on doing it great deal of
1lut it should be remembered that
the wheat and cotton growers of the
Irite(l States have to pay '. per cent
for the imioney ised in the ciit.ivat ion
of their crops; that owing to restrict
ive legislation, which preventis cqrgoes
from shipping this way they have to
pay dotible freuilits to European muar
kets when across the ocean; that they
have to compete in the neutral markets
of the world with the pauper labor of
creation, the present. labor of t he Med
iterrailean, the fellahs of 1gypt, the
coolles of China and the ryots ol India
and, by this very silver legislation, at a
(isadvantaie of 35 per cent: that when
their prodice is sold they are not al
lowed by the laws of their country to
avail themselves of the advaitages of
this cheap labor against which they
have to contend at a disadvaageit of
35 per cent, buti must take t his money
back home and pay a bounty of over
;0 per cent to home Ianti facturers. If
not, they inms. pay to a ITniltedl States I
custom receiver 60 per cent, not only i
oin first cost, but also oii all ex penses to I
land it at ai A merican custom house.
These unjust hardships imposed upon
American farmers seem calculated to
have called forthi a disorderly growl
from old .Job hiiself.
I have answered your questions dis
cursively. I will now do so categori
cally. In doii so, however, I shall
proceed upon t lie supposition that they
are asked inlependent, of and irrelev
ant to party sirroundoigs. Of course,
as I am a Democrat, 1 am in favor of
carrying out. the party platform. To
announce a set of principles, go before
Lhe people, and after haviiig now the
ollices upon them to disregard them, t
would ble bilt, to perpetrato a fraud up
on the public. Speaking independent,
ly ot party enviroinents, in reply to
your <Itestion-whal, has any farmer
to gaini by the free coinage of silver? - I
I pointedly declined to commit myiell 1
to the propriet y of any such uinndiate
action, for two reasons: Ist. iecause
such ac.ion wouild transter tie henelit
of. the signioratte from the Govern
ment to the bullion holler. 2d. lie.
cause of' an apprehension I W-it the out
llow of gold would cause a temporary
Now, ai to your <iiestion, how we
would olpn this inarhet? First, this
appreheded cont.raction should be pro
vided against by the repeal of the 1l
per cent, tax oin each St,tte's share of
one billion dollirs of loc;,d issues pro
rated to the Statos according to their
population. with the special require
muent that each State should so pro
rat,V It according to counties. The rea
sons for this reqiuiremelt are obvious
ard conclisive. We aresi f1 fering more
from ai ill distrillt.ed than from a re
scricted vohume of curreiny. As sooi
as lo:al banks were ini operation I
would recommend not free coinage,
but tile free and unlimited ptirchase of
silver oil te plan' of the Snernan bill
int,il the vahle of tiie dollar iit sunk
to the level of ,he bulion value, -1121
grains stanlArd silver, and then open
the ilmints to free and unlimited coin
age at the rauio of 16 to 1.
Tl''his policy woutid drive the voluime
of gold to IErope, ald tholigh tile mints
might, remaini open to it t len ats now,
would practically pit lis up,n a silver
basis. Of the advantages we wouIld
gain, alnd t' dangers aud isist ers we !
Wotul.1 avoi<, Space does not permit mie
to dwell. Why shouill we alopt, the
ratio o1 IW to I ? Por t.he siluple reason I
that sil ver wai Alowil it.self to bo time I
inost, reliable nw asure of values. t
Mloney is nUt oily a inedittin of ex
change, but, a represelitative of values I
an<l a huindard flr dtferred ji,tynents. 1
Thes. two it.tter ivat ires reipure t hal1
its volmint SllthI iaiitain a rat.io uni
iform with thl vouime of commodities, i
so that, its purchasinig power wotild re- (
pari ty bet.ween tile two meLtaIds has beenci
caused bly a1 rise ini gold, a1rn1 not, by3 a
decli ne ini silver.
F"ollr hundlred anli t,welve ai1nl a1 ha31l
grainis of standeltrd silver ini l-'ebru i
28, 1871, iaedlll i ree feet ini cow miod
I ties. ,i lIst t,wently y ears 31ft er wolt,
in 1893, it mneasuire<l the saIlUe Ioree
feet ol clunlildIlit'S. Thie gold .ldl ,r
inl I873 I lck(cd a1 I ract.illn ofi un-asu5lrinIIg
I hiee fceet iici 11111 ioit les. Now it
ieaCCsures foulr a1111 a1 half1 feet. WhIichl
is ihle hone Ist yara.lic1.k ? Wniiich is the.
best. represeniitatiee of va;lueIIs, thle mo(st,
rel ianI( Se 1 It.antir Ior defesrred pa1y
mlents? 7 conita.ineltd t,hesei prmop ,si t.ions
in live rjiti sl.ins wvhiich 1 a1sked you
albout, t,wo ye.lrS ago whieni you were
dishionrest. dollar,<ii l'st.ionis whlIi you1
(c0111( n1ot. anisw er. The ph rase, "A
rise in valule ofi gold,"' are words of
ha t)pi ness and well atre of inanLIkin d. It:
mleanls i hat 50i peIr ce:: t has been'1 add1 ed|
t.o the burdensb- of all11 delbts ainli taIxes,
and1( that, t,het houirs of t.he Ilboring
manll shaCll In' ended f rom (ighlt, to
I. welvye. It, means t.he saicrIli ce of t he
latalhloider t.o tile bondhlolder and( 11he
Iir'eIehld(1r of p roilut i ndu V'i11lst,ry to)
uniiprodu lctivye weaIlh, a1nd1 signlIs thle
vi atory of tin-d(Iron' I o lver the be'es, It
nicanls t hi.t til h d)e I ill seli'-me cry
Stahz ed at1 I 'ariis inl 1I7, inl whiichi
'Chermnr and1 l lggles atol' the 10Lolnion
aCnI Liperplool bankel((rs liglire'd SI) >n
the de'iioiit i/il 11on ol silver has gi ven
to ilh' banhkers t ire contrl oh thle
voIinil of moneyi'1 ainttil t thtIle igils
trial world to-d.y is wril lung ini their
Mloney I ii'h great moel(frn power;
whvloeve'r ('ont rols it, contls polMllit.iCs
a1i01 soicie'ty. Thell bankerlls hiavi' mad(e
world. IA W. V'an'i 'uNs.
Fa irfaCx, S, C.., A ligust ..
li'NIlinlN, l'cnin,, Aug. l.-TIi(,
ICarmellrs in ill' owe'r emlI of this counit.ry
areO iln iisp1am r ovt'r ile gri.liat. 1(oss they
have 81ustain Il Ib y an ivastonl of g rass
hoppers. TIhe inrsects haCve' appeared in
COIuntlhess S wariiis aiiil Clr dtrtoy ig
every growing thing ini their path.
Tlhey halve ruIIine'd tilund Ireds of' tons of1
hi:y and tihl ent,ire crop) of Timothy
seed. Now tihl j'ests haveyt att.acked
wuhiat few growing vegetables halve
suirvivedI tihe protracted dfrought.
Sr'AiCTANi1Irua, S. C, Aulg I. -(. I'
I t1rrett was arrested today13 by Uinit.edl
StaIte Matlf:rshlal liirby for tcamnpern us4
wvI i. tile miflh. 'hiere ari' I wo charge-'
algaini%.t himIl, aInd Coininissliner I alg
vert Iixed thbe bond in each case at $1,
Si *. A postollice delteict,iv has b101eeni
here two weeks workinih upl thIls and.
other cases. Barrett had not gIven
bond at sunset. Marshal Kirby has
him in af keeping.i
evidently suffered depletion from vio
lent vomiting. I am yours tuly,
J. Ross liannahan,
Analytical Chemist.
As far as the aDalysis was concerned
there was no evidence to warrant con
viction; nit as it was indicated by the
dietective.s that Sarah had become pen
itent and wantedI to make a clean breast
of the whole story, Chief Martin, Coro
ner livers, Deputy Coroner Sinkler,
D>etect.ive James Miller and Detectivq
-lohn Iloian went to the .Jail yesterday
morninz, and in their presence Sarah
Mitchell made the following solemn
deposition t
1, Sarah Mlitchell, make the follow- %
ing confession of my own free will and b
(I Ttipiesday morning, Jitil 11, I8%1, c
my stepinother, Maria Mitchell, told n
me that she wanetd me to write a letter A
forher. The letter was written about i
three weeks before the polsoning by
ini14. Riiley (that's what. 1 call MIaria tj
Mitchell) tolI me to write it. It was in
ihe let ter I hat MIaria is goinz to poison .1
Youl and yotirit.wo daughters, parti cii
larly yot aid your eldest daughter. Iti- N
Ivy told I me to sign Ada's nane. but s
not. to sigt her whole name, but j .ust ,
wit ". 1." The letter was written to s
my fat her, ls::ac ittchell. I read it to o
lilley after I finished writing it. Itiley a
gave me the paper and envelope to
write it with. liley gave ie two e
cent.4 to hm a stittmt Irom I)r. Almar, sl
which I dilI and mailed the letter. 1:
lIIley told me, jist before I sat (lown r:
to write the letter, t.hat she heard that s
my pa was engaged, and before any a
other woman shouild have him that she b
wolllhl pthit in hI isgrave. V
MIonday atternoon before t hey were ta
ken sick it. was raining, and Itiley said it
she was sorry, because she wanted to 't
send tie out. IL s!acked 1up) rainini and .4
sie( told mle to go u0pst airs and chIanige ti
my clothes, anl when I caime down- e
stairs she toll me tnat she wanitel tine
to go to the doctor shop, She gave me s,
fifteenl enitls, and old ml e to buly her a a
iox of "tighi on Iats." I went. to j
I)r. 1Iornham's in K ing -t reet, and got, it
it. I mean the "liough on k its." I t
br-ight. it. back an gave it. to Ii 1ev. e
When I fir.4 came back she was staid
ing in the street door, and as I caine tip s
she went in aud I gave it. to her, aid
weill. tip-s'airs aid chanued iny clothes
I did not see t.he box again 1t1nt.i0 Iules
When I was cooking dhinis' on Tiles
day Hiley tol mlle to take that thiig 1
off the shelf. It. was then in a hottlein
a t.in box ot the shelit'. Iiley told ) me
1.o 1:1t it. In the ticee. I villpteI it. ouit,
of the ott le iit a cooking spoon. The
big spoo.i was nearly H,11. I thenl pit
it in the riev bevaulse leiIhy 1old io to
do it,. When i uimt it, ill the ric, I knew
it waA "Iloigh on I[its." I aM certln
that Iiley told me t.o put It. iI t hv rice.
There was a plate of cold rice le t
from Nlonday'i dinner, which I put n)!I
the table oti Tuesdlay at, dinner with
I ie other dlinner, bit Lhis cohl rice was
separate fron the hot. rice cooked that
day. My pa, Aa a mid iss IHimilon
ate the hot, rice uhat. I c4vked I li.if. do.i
Alo and Ril-V drid not e-t a.ny uft ith- i,r
rice that day; we aLe tile cold rice lei
from \fI.lays dinner. I Iley helpte d
my ill tite and hers.
A fer dilner L omnsa HIrice and] Sarah t
Willtinan mnixedtipgsomnef.hintr for Ili I
ley to take. Neitwhr IUiley nor mne was t
stck that, day. (in Wednesday morning
when N ir. Iivers, the coroner, anti NIr. s
Sinkler. the deluity coroner, ainith te I
dovtor wert, tipst. rs, I was (nIt the pi
'Izza. IUiley call 1e in the front.
r"oom Io h1"r and sa;id[: ".\ind, hO Patr- L
ticbilar ht()%ow vot I alk. If I hey ask you t
w hat .5 pt [lil n i thf. rive hill theilI that,
youl hd nol. put anything ill t'ere b,ut
salt.' w s
I st.arted, to tell abouiit it wheni I wvas g
wei're uiere al so, wheltheIi' chsitf of ol 4 li
aske' I me what my~ ointiont wats iabot.t1
tIs po~iion.'. Ib~'it I got scaredl anil
waIs afrid to do it then'. Th'e kinl (if
xlil in is itn thia botx (t.hre'e bo'xes t
of1IIt diin Varl ieiis '1t --Riuh on I Uats'
wire! shown.v i he'r ) is what I puit ini thIe
rice4. Itley tobi mue that alter th1is wats
(over she wai~s un i to~I). -lkson.ivile Ic
FlortidIa, au-il wouihl Lake tme with her. h
Wh'lI eiakinig the awliil cotnfessioni c
of haiving~ uniirdetred he' larthler and1( sis
imailmer iuil dtemonsixtrated that, sIit was i
telihi. wlcit sIhe khiew abou,it thed cas'b
wit.honi.:ihny..ontstr,jint whatn1oev'er,
IIler steint.heru. A.tria NIliI.h(i!, waos I.
vitgorourisly dIedniedc all that wa:s s il.
Thetit':v WI .%tien luil hseen keptd itn dillfer
enut tills ini the .h:tl. ()iterwise the treni
New's intil ('o uier,
Stl m .,rt0.1 S . i , A,, t).'.i (' . ,
result. of he arlev-l rby Tllm,iani cotn
Iro versy. Ves-t rdatv afte rimi.on he4 It.
orally wine tuhe5' groturn,lill with the.
tit ing tn the ( outiose 51 opsN whieni
CaXpt. Tlillinint walked up to htima ai
acroisti'd hutn ,onceirnuiing a portl un tof.
I ih recenrt ..colrrespo ndnhuce hsa vinig refer '
enite to Ihe' part. whterelin Shlon 1411Iigiures.
T'huey enIgaiged a iinuite4 or t.wo in a '
p1rela.y It, cont11roversy, whiini Tillmiani
cha~lleniged Shtelton)1 t.o walk down thle I
roadt aitti light. it outt. Thte chal le g
wa s a4'(ept ed . Wh len hev reiachiedI a
lust int ft rout of at ol stale ah ti
lIthree' I hmit retd yards do wnI the publIc'
ro)ad rirom the4' Cousrt, Ilouis' Tillman
1.51rited 1t) .Sheltont andI said: "fere is
aboth as goodi a phicEl as aniy. I ons
a rinted, and( ilI y'>i are we can light, it,
4)u t, Shet1lton." Shelton said lie was nlota
armwed, andI therefore' Tl'lm nanu made nso
e ltor. to tdraw his5 uiitol, but ste'pp)ed up)
closer to Shelton, andi on bei ng given
thiie d d lie by Sheltoni he gave him the'
reguslai' cornbinationi Corbitt-Suillivani'
lick untder the chini, which sent Shelton
to the grouind. TIillman jumped on top
tof him and( was puniishing him pretty
severely whena the policemtan of theI
towng c'amie up anid separatedl them.
lioth parties wIas fined two dIollare by
the towli allt,boi it.ies.--News an(t Cja..
rier. -
t'iii,i Muardeared.
aLt'i-"h i.ltoe':, Ark., Aug. 71.-The
mutilated body of a man supposed to be
a detecti ie was touind hidden in the
woodis near a railroad tie ('amp in
Craighead Cosmtry to-day. The man
had apparently beena watchIng the1
camp ior a fugitive from justice. Illsi
throat was cuit, and his bodv was rid-.
died with bullets. Thtere was nothing
on his body by which he could be iden
tiled. -II
Dingraeftul Treatnoit of t ite Ofineerit
They are Albuiedi and 4 is.et --One of
Them 31 stde a Target for Ilee'ayeel 1-:gge
In the IIand-1 of fl1e Is )y.
SUMTE n, S. C., Aiig. I.--1. irly yes
3rday morning four strangers mivle
hieir appearance on our streets and
-ere quickly spotted as State consta
los. Thh presence in our city of As
stant Attorney General Buchanan
milrned the suspicion of a raid to be
ide. A warrant was sworn out by
Ir. F'. Mims Pitts against Mr. Dave
[orri.i and the names of.some eight' or
n (if oiar -olllzens were named as ma
,rial witnesses In the warrant.
All necessary p-ipers were issued by
a(lhre Fraser aril at 2:30 Constables M.
W(st ;uv C. \IcCarthy arrested Mr.
[orris and wont, with hii to make a
arch of the t I-ilding on court house
juare in whict. Nlorrii l1rothers had
ored the remn tnt of their stock left
ver when thev closed their saloon in
eordatice with tue I)ispensary law.
Mr. Nlorris unlocked his roomsand
K)osed everything to view. The con
.ables searchel t.O two rooms in the
uulding and found the whole of Mor
s liro's stock, most of which was
aled. IBy this time a large crowd had
isembled on the green in front of the
ailding and guyed the constables
'henever tHey showed themselves.
Mr. INorris sent for his att.orney, Ma
>r M. \Iois-, atid in the presence of
-iends n tmhinited gracefully to the
.irch, even .mdihu hov showing every
ling. A iter the se rdli was complet
I Air. Lorr' :skedo .vIi it, fiirthwr they
roposedl doing, and as they did not
,pill to know, le got, tired of' thecrowd
id.l. W. Ilolloway was posted at'the
I)or to keep ouit all but ollicials and
ewsp.mer men who were given every
weility to get, at. acts by A ttorney liu
T'I se'coit door whilh lea is into the
tore room was ni)t. so s isily opened
nd Const able \leCart hv who, it is said
vas i till of corn1 or som4s other such
uti, e:citi-idly in:t( vain elorts to
>pen the door wit.l a hoo. a tool that
e handled very skillftilly, showing
hat some farmer has lost a good hoe
iand while ie State has gained a man
vlio undoubtedly makes a good olicer.
N,ot being able to secure a tool to open
he door, the rear winldow was partly
>pened, by which time the large mastiff
) Mr. Alorris went trotting up the
i1eps, causing the constalbles to make a
r pitat e ret real to ,ie front room.
Wlen the votist,ables maile their ap
earaice on t,h' urvon the b besIgan
o tunmercittilly guy t.emi. The crowd
ieemed t.o think I hat t here was to be
not.her act, inl the comaedy and lingered
iroid, Fresh recruits arri ving at every
oiment, until a large crowd was as
fiib d il a short timeo these two
't w. I s retini (I with Assistant
At'.r e .ii (Y. teril 3ichaninan aId J. W.
lowivay, a a- he a iir-i!'i ou of t.he
It.torney, who now av-smiotj ciarge of
he afilfai'. M. S. West k icKell in the
ront. dfoor of the building. Flinally a
atchet. was fountid and the door was
pened, and gleefilly tie constables
t, t.o work to roll out(. the barrels, bot
les, etc.
All the conriscat.ed stock was placed
n t.he piazza and then the contables
egan to nitive it throtugh the dense
irong to the sheriff's oflice, accomupa
ied by l)epuity Sheril l. E. Gaillard,
lo weit, to and I ro with them to
r(.t eet. t hIn. The crowd at one time
ot. so close that, Mr. (aillard was
inve-d uiponi McCar-tiy, who resented
,which enine near resualiing in a dif
'em ty between himn and M r. Gaillard.
AIer I his AlcCarthy was ilieetly sent
>the rear' unt-.Iilie excitement abated,
>r his 1intoxieated conaditiomn wats liable
a stir lit p onne st rife. The whiskey
'as 1 akenr to ihe j cii, where it h.as been
.(oredt to await ih trial.
lI y b his iime, I 13, thae crowd began to
aic out11, and1( a rain comlinrg tip drove
I em oil Ir t.he alcove at the* coutrt
eiiist where ihe conistabl tes wer'e. TIhe
rowd1 be'ganr to mlake' it 8o unleaanft
>r 1the' teehat they left, but 1 t.he crowd
>llo witheme uip il dli street' a short
lis ance, whle're ai go-a1s-you-~please light
'gan, and( AlcCarthy receie 'd several
lotws, oiie o)f which ecut his lip very
thly, anri but,for the interference
thi'el ioce I ngh.lt hv ended1(0( serious
.lihe witnie'sses we're all bound over
> appeartl at. theii prehu inary11i hearing on
e'xt Meuriay.
A ru nor 'en lie si reett th at Governor
'ill nan lia-I be'e'n tel'egraphed for to
(one4 over cauIsed( a ruish t.o the Atlantic
o.asl h,inie deepot and shortly before the
rrival of the Iran i some one yelled
I lere e'omtie's whiskeri!" and soon a
roIwd of boysV ran some distance up the
-irk to mneet IIol loway, who had taken
circuiltouis rouite to the (depot to
teae ihe boys; but ;be was5 in it good
il for hal11f an hour the boys amused
ie'iiselves guying him, and he was
reick several times with rotten eggs.
IIleolloway btecenme very much excited
ad driew'. his pistol, but, diet not terrify
cc' boys, as they kept, the sport up un
the traim puliled out. While our
ti7atns nateirally feel indignant, they
i not)1 approFv41 of t he boys carrying
niogs ina t.he iianner' they did and re
ret that, the constables were treated as
icy we're, not through any sympathy
>r them however.
All the' genttlemien named as material
ltnIesse's are reputtable citizens and
hat they say can be relied upon
our corre'spaondent interviewed all but
#o who are not in the city, andl they
11 say they know nothitig about any
lIcir. sales by Mr. Morris or others.
Ir. Mo--ris has condlncted himself very
redlit.ably throughout the whole atlfair
nis 1d(esilois of a thorough investiga
Olliclal information is to the effect
hat other raids wvill be made shortly
ossibly today. The Srtate claims to
ave a good case againts Mr. Morris,
nd he as positively declares his irano
once. WVe (deemi it butt justIce to say
hat Mr. Ituchianan stnowed every
ourtesy to memibers of the press and
Lidled in every way to give t.he papers a
Aleouet a Womeuean a
lay in Lakevillage, Ark., across the
iver from this city, there was a shoot
ng scrape between ,Joe Frame and
perry Labson, two young men of this
,Illage, in whIch Lasson was instantly
cIlled and Frame seriously wounded.
l'he trouble was about a woman.

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