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The Anaconda standard. [volume] (Anaconda, Mont.) 1889-1970, October 30, 1896, Image 7

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Againstthe name ^ Ready-Made,^^aot againiit Clothing of^onr sort.
Men'sand Children's
Ofthe highest grades, that belong^exclusively to us.
Weshow the latest methods. If^the Clothes don't fit, we alter; the^same as the high-priced tailor does.^They are not the Suits you see or^^dinarily at the tailor's. They^would cost you $40.00 to $50.00.^Here they are
$12.OO,$15.00, $l8.00
AnaHave the Label of
Wehave beautiful new^goods in Sterling Silver,^Quadruple Plated Ware,^Fine China, Cut Glass and^Bric-a-Brac. In no other^store in our line in Mon^^tana can you see so many^beautiful things.
W refer to our complete line erf^PLASTERS. A good plaster will stick^to you closer than a brother and do^you more yood Just now than
Wehave aJI the standard ptaatMl^for Uie back. chest or kidneys, and all^^tyles, ahasa* and sizes of Corn and^Bunio; Flasters.
Tli 40 B. Park St., Butte
R.E Smith and Judge Swinnerton^Debate the Big Question.
TheMontana Silver Champion Pre^^sents His hide of the Case In^a Clear, Logical, Con^^vincing Manner.
TheSan Francisco Examiner of Oct.^26 containa the following account of the^great gold-silver debate between R. B.^Smith, candidate for governor of Mon^^tana, and Judge J. O. Swlnnerton of^Stockton:
Twochampions of two systems of^finance faced each other last night at^one of the most Important meetings^that had been held n Alameda county^during the present campaign. These^men are the Hon. R. B. Smith, fusion^candidate for governor of Montana,^and ex-Judge J. O. Swlnnerton of^Stockton. Mr. Smith represented the^silver side, Judge Swlnnerton the re^^publican doctrine. The storm Inter^^fered very little with the meeting. The^Oakland Exposition hall was well fllled^with earnest listeners. The debate was^heard with evident close and caeful at^^tention.
J.P. Oarllck acted as chairman. He^very briefly announced the arrange^^ments for the contest, and Introduced^Mr. Smith, as .the speaker who would^open the debate.
Priorto 1873,^ said Mr. Smith, ^the^United States had not coined much sil^^ver. The reason why the sliver of the^world waa not coined In the United^States was because the ratio of coinage^was at 16 to 1. In Fance it was 15S^to L Thus the silver of the world went^to the French mints. Those who advo-^cate the gold standard do not give to^the public the fact that France was^coining all the silver of the world, when^they tell about the $8,000,000 only that^we coined In silver prior to 1873.
Underthe operation of the Bland-^Allison act about $423,000,000 sliver waa^coined up to 1890. That act, however,^contained In It the very poison that^killed the act. There was a clause de^^claring that the silver coined under the^act was legal tender, except where^otherwise specified in the contract.^That exceptional clause gave the cred^^itor or money lender the power to de^^stroy the efficacy of sliver as a money^of ultimate redemption.
Everyone of the outstanding bonds^of the United States Is made payable^In coin.
Mr.Smith said he was in favor of the^use of both gold and silver. He want^^ed more money of ultimate redemption^for the people. He condemned the con^^traction of the volume of legal tender.
Aruling has been made adverse to^the people of the country whereby all^our national obligations have been^made payable In gold,^ said Mr. Smith.^^That construction was procured by^the Influence of the money power, not^^withstanding that both Mr. Harrison^and Mr. Cleveland in his first term ac^^cepted the proposition that national ob^^ligations were payable In gold, silver,^treasury notes or greenbacks. To the^maintenance of the gold standard the^republican party is pledged. Now, I^would ask how the republican party^proposes to maintain the gold stand^^ard^ By selling government bonds to^buy gold^ Mr. Cleveland declared em^^phatically that it was not necessary to^buy gold to support the government.^What was It done for^ It was done^for the sole purpose of maintaining the^gold standard and to pay obligations^In gold that were on their face payable^In coin.
Now,the republicans say they pro^^pose to get a return of gold by a He^Klnley tariff. Let me tell you that the^revenue the last year of the McKlnley^act was $86.0000.000 less than during the^first year of the present Gorman-Wilson^bill. That Is our opponents' proposi^^tion. Our method Is to use all the gold^we can get and all the silver we can^produce. That's our remedy for this^contracted currency. The republican^candidate admits that the country is^sick and in bad shape.
Asto te contraction of the eurency,^how about these United States treas^^ury constructions of the law that have^placed the payment of our obligations^on a gold standard and thus declared^that $625,000,000 of silver In the treasury^Is unfit to discharge these obligations.^If that is not contraction I want to^know It.
JudgeSwlnnerton was then Intro^^duced. He said: ^I will call your at^^tention to three propositions. In 187$^there waa an act relating to coinage,^leaving out the standard silver dollar.^This act was discussed very broadly.^For years prior no silver dollars had^been coined. So far as the specific con^^tract clause is concerned never since^1861 have we worked under any other^contract law. The sentiment of Cali^^fornia Is with that. Senator William^Stewart, silver apostle that he is. has^every note and mortgage of his on^record in this county made payable in^gold. How can the government make^any law that will Interfere with the^private contracts citizens of states^might make between themselves^
JudgeSwlnnerton said that silver^purchases under the Sherman act,^amounting to millions, were made for^the sole purpose of attempting to ar^^rest the declining price of silver. He^declared that never In the history of^the Unitd States or anywhere else had^a government acted in such a way^with wheat, any farm product or labor.^He read statistics to indicate that^there had been no shrinkage of prices^corresponding with the fall of silver.
Theremust be discrimination be^^tween the terms 'price' and 'vaule,' ^^he said. ^The contraction of currency^may increase 'price.' but not always^'value.'
SinceMr. Bryan was nominated sil^^ver and wheat, the democratic-populist^heavenly twins, have slipped aw-iy^from the theory ^^f my opponents. Sil^^ver has gone d^ ^n 4 cents an ounce^and wheat has gone up 61 cents.
Therehas been no contraction of^currency from 1873 to Hftf, and there^was only 2 or 3 per cent, less money^In 1*^9:. than In IS92. There is no utter-^m^. ^ '^f any rcput lican that indicates^th it the r- pabtti 111 party is for geM^monometallism. On the other hand,^every republican authority is for bl-^^MtaWam
Nowfor the remedy for which I am^asked. I will tell you where we will^g-t the gold In 1892 we were the rich^^est nation on earth. We sold $2'*^.-^OO'.ono more abroad annually than we^bought and the balance was paid in
ihe Wonderful Strides J A Ficks^Has Made id Ufa nun try.
HePersist* In Challenging an Old-^Timer and Must Answer In^a Court of Justice a^Charge Of ^ e Jury.
cash.We have a surplus In our treas- I /TTTIVT 1 I A V f V i C T^ury of $134,000,000 In gold And that Is I.M \li 1 I 11 \ I ^ V \^^where we will get our gold again. The | VJL^ I 1 lit VJ (aliVifV I IlkJ I^republican party will reestablish the^American protective system, that will^give us a full and overflowing treasury,^such as existed from 1881 to 1891. We^will not debase our currency. Wt will^not make more money by making^cheaper money. We will give the^home market to home producers and^stop the outgo of $281,000,000 a year^All this alleged vicious fiscal legislation^so much dragged about was ancient^history when we were In the heyday of^our greatest prosperity. It Is absurd^to attribute the terrible depression to^vicious legislation.
OovernorSmith closed In a half-hour^talk, replying vigorously to Judge^Swlnnerton's arguments.
HeExpound* Silver Itortrlue tu a We^t^Virginia Audience.
Fromthe Parkersburg ^W. Va.) Senti^^nel.
Theturnout last night to her.r the^speech of Hon. Martin Maginnis of^Montana at the court house was one^of the beet that has yet been had at a^political meeting In this city. The^crowd was much larger than waa ex^^pected and many persons were turned^away, being unable to gain admit^^tance to the court room owing to the^multitude which thronged the place^even blocking the aisles and entrances.^The Cltlxens' band and the Sliver Club^drum corps marched out to the east^end before the meeting and escorted a^large number of the members of the^East End Silver club to the court^house.
Mr.Maginnis. the noted speaker of^the evening, arrived about 8 o'clock^and was enthusiastically welcomed by^the crowd waiting for him.
Intaking the stand Mr. Maginnis^paid a handsome tribute to West Vir^^ginia by faying that from all Indica^^tions that he had been able to obtain,^the Little Mountain state would stand^good to her motto and In the coming^crisis strike a blow that shall strongly^aid in the preserving of the freedom^of her people and in asserting the^equal rights of all men as guaranteed^and declared In our constitution.
Mr.Maginnis Is an able speaker and^his address last night was one of the^most pleasing efforts at oratory that^has been heard here for some time.^At the outset he stated that the re^^ported silver monopolists In the West^did not exist and stated that In the^list of the ^millionaire'' mine owners^which the republicans had out there^were men ascribed to be worth twenty^millions whom he could prove were not^worth over as many thousands. Ow^^ing to the demonetisation of silver and^Its consequent decline in value and con^^sumption he stated that of the many^mines In his state (Montana) not one^was at present In operation, and that^the only ones were a few which could^be worked so easily that the cheap^prices would compensate in a small^way for the work of producing.
Mr.Maginnis touched upon nearly^all the assertions made by the gold-^bugs concerning the issue and answer^^ed them in the most convincing man^^ner. He made a telling hit In regard^to the claim advanced by the repub^^licans that the demonetization act of^1873 was entirely open and above board^and that it was generally understood^and voted for by the members of both^houses. At the time, he stated, he and^Stephen B. Elkins were both in the^house as representatives of New Mex^^ico, and that a year after its passage^he had yet to learn that the act de^^monetised silver and that Mr. Elkins^was In the same boat, although he now^declares that the bill passed openly^and Its full import was understood by^the members of congress who voted^for its passage.
Mr.Maginnis is a very entertaining^speaker and at the close of his ad^^dress he was tendered a storm of ap^^plause from the appreciative audience.^He 1s undoubtedly one of the best In^^formed and pleasing speakers that has^been here during the campaign.
Mrs.Weyerhor.t De.lrr. to Do More Work^oil Her Mine.
AnnaWeyerhorst, through her at^^torney, O. M. Hall, yesterday com^^menced an action In 'the district court^against Peter O'Mara to restrain him^from interferlmg with her efforts to^complete her location of the oshkonh^lode claim, located alM.ut a mile and a^half east of tho raco tiack. Mrs. Wey-^erhorst relatts that she dlseoverfd rhe^lode on the lSth of this rnoirth ami^staked It out. She then employed men^to sink the ne^eswuy 10-foci shaft. DUt^after they had gone four fet.t, the de^^fendant, by force and intimidation,^drove the men off. She says that un^^less the court restrains the defendant^she will not be able to complete her^location.
Subscribefor the Standard.
ThePeninsular and Oriental company^has a new steamer, the India, which Is^declared the latest development of per^^fection In the science of shipbuilding. It^Is of lft.OOft horse power and will carry 315^first-class passengers and 152 second-class.
Cheapestplace In town to buy rub^^bers, 25 West Park. John Tassell.
JohnMeek, cigars, 122 W. Park at
J.A. Plckas, one of the official chal-^lt tigers of the A. P. A. and a citizen^of the United States for almost seven^months', was arrested last night on a^warrant Issued from Judge Holland's^court, charging him with perjury. Mr.^Plckas Is a Russian Jen, who had^been In the United States of America^Jest long enough to get naturalized^last April, and is theiefoi. a tit and^prop.-!- i^crson to act as u challenger of^men who have been In this country^ling enough to respect the lights of^others as well as the rights of them^^selves, and to be willing to accord to^other American citizens the same^rights and privileges which they claim^for themselves. -
Justas soon as Mr. Plckas su^-ceed-^ed In getting naturalized, he Itecame^\ery active In politics and Is already^one of the leading A. P. A. political^manipulators. He was selected as^worker and challenger for the A. P. As.^in district No. 8 and is also an ehttli n^Judge for Precinct 21. Mr. lickas has^a list of 160 names which he pi opus x^to challenge In his district to-day, go^^ing on the theory that every man ^ bO^Is not a member In g.xnl standing nf^tho A. P. A. ought to be challenged.
Mr.Plckas has already put In one or^two challenges, among them one of^Charles Caasldy. Mr. Cassldy's fathir^was killed 1n the war of the re-bellion.^fighting for the Mag to which Mr. Tick^as first swore allegiance last April^Cassldy has lived in Montana 15 years,^has lived continuously In Sliver Ib.w^county for seven years and lias voted^at every election In Butte during that^time. Ills right to vote was m-vir^questioned before. He 11 \ ^ ^ at No. 114^South MbIM Btro't with his brother-in-^law. Hugh MorriMon. When 1'lckas^^ rallewged Cassldy, Wlldon I'lnkhiiin,^the registry clerk, stated that he had^known t'assldy personally for years^and was certain he was entitled to^vote. .I.cme.s Reynolds, who lives next^door to Cassldy, also testified to his^qualifications, as did Hugh Morrison.^Cassldy's brother-in-law. who testified^1o his living at his house.
Inspite of all these facts Mr. Plckas^persisted In challenging Mr. Cassldy^and swore to a complaint denying Cas^^sldy's right to vote. Consequently last^night a warrant was sworn out for the^arrest of Mr. Plckas on a charge of^perjury, and he will have an opportun^^ity of showing before a court of Jus^^tice how much authority he has for^his wholesale endeavor to shut out^from the polls men who were born lit^this country and whose fathers fought^in defenee of this country. ,
Itis a peculiar thing that Mr. Plckas,^having been naturalized only last^Aphl has never yet voted In this free^and enlightened country, yi-t before he^has ever voted here he Is made a^^judge of election.^ (!od save tin-^mark! What possible qualifications^ran a Russian have as ^Judge of chc-^tlon^ who never yet cast a ballot him^^self^ This Is A. P. A. principle with a^vengeance. Another peculiar Ihiip Is^that Mr. Plckas. as Judge of election,^will pass on the Justice of the chal^^lenges he himself makes. He Is a hired^worker and challenger for the A. P. A.^ticket in the precinct In which he Is^an election Judge, and as election^Judge he will pass on the convetlnn^and of the challenges. It di^^s seem as^though some freshly naturalized citi^^zens get along pretty fa^t in this coun^^try. ^
Oneof the candidates for the degree of^doctor of philosophy at Jena was 77 years^of age. He passed his examination In a^satisfactory manner.
Forthe first time In 40 years the circuit^court of Logan county. Kentucky, con^^vened In regular session recently without^^ murder case on the docket.
Theletters of John C. Calhoun, to the^number of about 3,000, were recently^found In an oi l box In the old home^place. It Is suggested that South Caro^^lina should take care of them.
Thenis on exhibition In a littstleld.^Me., drug store a brick bearing the Im^^print of a baby foot, made In the soft clay^^A years ago by Samuel Walker, a well-^known resident.
Perhapsone of the very oldest monu^^ments Is the talib t In a Berkshire church^In memory of a soldier who had his left^leg taken off ^by the above ball,^ the ac^^tual cannon ball being Inserted at the^top.
Oneof the greatest lead prospects ever^discovered In the mineral district was^struck at a depth of 1^ feet In Oueneweg,^Mo., the other day. Solid chunks of lead,^wolnnlng 75 to 100 pounds each, are being^taken out.
Whilesorting Japanese rags In a pa|^er^mill at Westbrook, Me., an operative^found a small mctallle oldect. at which^hi' picked with a penknife, and he lust^three lingers and a thumb In the explo^^sion that followed.
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Whenall has been laid that can be sail, and all Is dona that It la^^necessary to do to reach an Intelligent conclusion upon the comparative
meritsof the many grocery stores In this city, the lectaloa reached^^S
bya largs majority of consumers is that2
AGreater Variety of First-Clats floods,
ANearer Approach to Perfect 5ervi.e,
ani An \bso utely Correct .Scale of Prices. , m
fthas long been cur ambition to own and operate the fin. st and the^best grocery establishment In the state, and how well we have sue*
reefedIs abundantly attested by the steadily Increasing volume el oar^5
e-- business and the rapidly growing number of our patrona
Tourpatronage Is respectfully solicited._ZZ
PrahmanDry Goods Co.,
The$1.00 Table; What's on it.
7,* and 10 yard Dress Patterns, wool^and worsted, worth 14.00.
10and 12 yard Wrapper Patterns,^Flannel and Flanelette, worth 13.00.
4.5 and ^ yard Skirt Patterns of all^wool Ladles' cloth worth $3.00.
11-4Marseilles Bedspreads, hemmed,^new patterns, worth $3.00.
Isuits of Ladles' Fleece Lined I'nder-
wear,worth $3.00.^4 yard Damask Table Cloths, red and
cream,worth $2.50.
8pairs Ladles' fast black Hose, no^seams, worth $2.00
8embroidered and hemstitched Hand^^kerchiefs, worth $2.00.
Oddlot of Hi k Damask and Turkish^Towels, worth $2 00.
1dot lots of Fringed Napkins, 3-4 size,^worth $2.50.
25yards of Totlet Toweling. 18-Inch,^worth $2.00.
ThisIs only a few of them.^1500 yards of those manufacturers'^mill ends of Knglish Outings that^caused such excitement yesterday, 2^to 10 yard lengths, worth 15c
Prahman Dry Goods Co.
Offerssuperior sdvantanges In all Commercial. Shorthand and Normal bran ^h^^^The services of an experienced and practical draftsman have sees' secured and we^now offer a thorough course.
MECHANICALDRAWING.^All work In this department of a practical nature. Classes will be formed^Monday, Oct $1. IBM. Terms within reach of everybody Kstaldinhed IWa. Journal^'tee-A. F. HICK. Proprietor.
That'sa real pleasure to wear, fine^and Medium Grades.
Tryour Underwear and you will al^^ways wear It.
TheHatters and Furnisher*
First-ClassTable Board
MEALTICKETS, good for 21 meals.. 6.0e
15.W. Granite St, Butts.
JohnMagulre, Manager.
TEHKSEMILKORD.^Supported hy a Company of Superior^Excellence, In Alden Benedict's^FAIIK) KOMANI.^A Romantic Melodrama of surpassing^excellence. In the eighth year of Its con^^tinuing successful performance. Greatest^of stage and scenic effects. Miss Grace^Hunter In her fire, stereoptlcon and^Spanish dance.. Popular prices Re^^served seats on sale Wednesday at New-^bro's Drug Store.
No.II North Main St. Butte. Moot.
PHT8ICIANAND 8UROEON.^Established In ISIS for the honorable^and scientific treatment of all diseases^of the Genlto-Urinary Organs, Skla^and Blood, Syphilis and Venereal^Diseases In every form. Nervousness*,^weaknesses and indiscretions of young-^middle-aged and prematurely 'ill men;^and all private, chronic and special^dlseiues of men and women. Buptura,^Stricture and I'tles.
Wholesaleand Retail Dealer id
Mine,Mill, Assayers' and^Chemists' Supplies
SS-3SE. Qranlts St.. Uutta. Mont.
WhenIn want of goods write for
Bices1 carry ^he largest stock In the^orthwvat.
ButteDry Goods Co.,
60Days More.
FT\)EOPLErealize more and more every day that our^|_p prices are conclusive evidence that we ace sjoinsj out^ot trade. While others are kicking we are kept con^^stantly busy.
ForFriday and Saturday,
liiirRemnant Sale; the accumulation of October's trade.
lnooyds of li-cent outings7^sc Remnants of Ginghams. li)c kind....8c
ydsof H-cent outingsSc| Remnants of Dre^* FabricsJVic
joremnant* .f dt^ss 7-yd goods.Remnants of Prints*c
1400HOCRemnants Table Linen almost half
I.iremnants of 7 to s yd $3 00 I SOj price.
inremnant* ^i 7 t.^ * yd SJ 1.23Remnants all over the house at About
!; in:ianu ot l^uck, light ^fesSflSohalf price.

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