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HERE'S A CORKER. POINTER FORDEMOCRATIC FREE SILVER CONVENTIONS. Tom Watson TelU the Boy. What b Necessary In Order to Make It a Grand Success Harmless Pastime for OH tears. Inasmuch as there are quite a num ber of cities yet left In which no dem ocratic free-silver convention has been held, and It being highly desirable that everybody should know how to conduct one of these innocent affairs, we hereby , publish a recipe which has been tried by a number of the best political cooks in the country, and which may be re- . lied on to furnish you a pleasant polit ical pudding warranted to sit lightly on the stomach, and guaranteed to cre- ate no internal discomforts. 1st Secure a lot of free passes over the railroads, good to fetch as well as i to carry. Have these passes distributed by some great and good newspaper which advocates free-silver and sup- , porta the men who vote against it. 2nd. Secure the attendance of a lot of senatorial fossils who may be safely relied on not to do anything rash men whose easy movements will not jostle the moss on their backs, and to whom the passing of a "ringing reso lution." or two. seems the climax of political daring. Harris of Tennesseee may be counted on. He's safe. He won't do anything rash. He will vote for a resolution "demanding" the Instantaneous coinage of silver. Will meet you next week and vote for another one, if you want it. Will meet you next year, and vote for another one. No matter how strong you put your resolution you can't scare Harris. He is warranted not to be afraid of any resolution the English language can hold. After voting for the resolution, Harris will then go to . sleep. 3d. Invite some brilliant orator who can reasonably be expected to have in fluence enough to carry his own vote, and let this orator come to the conven tlon loaded with a speech against Cleve land. The bitterer this speech is, the bet ter. It doesn't hurt Cleveland, and it immensely relieves the free-silverites. A speech of this character Is well-nigh equivalent to the reopening of the mints to silver. 4th. Invite Lon Livingston to attend, so that the moral character of the as semblage may be at once pitched to such a high level that no carping critic will be encouraged to make disparaging remarks. 5th. Read a letter from Billy Bryan to the effect that "There is not room enough in this country for two repub lican parties." This somewhat care worn and fatigued statement of Billy's is an eminently true saying, and its gloss cannot altogether be rubbed off by the disagreeable fact that the two republican parties are still in our midst, and that Billy continues to belong to one of them. 6th. Read a letter from Hon. Rich ard Bland stating that he has now got to the forks of the road, and has sat down on his coat tails a leetle to the democratic side of the fork. 7th. Introduce some resolutions about the "crime of 1873." Make 'em hot It will please the boys. Intimate that you will hurt somebody if some thing ain't done to help the country. Bounce Carlisle. Bounce Sherman. Bounce Rothschild. Bounce Wall street Invite Dan Voorhees to help you abuse -the Shylocks. Say nothing against the -democrats who in 1893 shut the mints to silver. Put the world on notice that the down-trodden people are relatives of Tours and that you are going to make It a personal matter if the John Sher man policies are not cast overboard. But avoid all unpleasant reference to the democrats who closed the mints In 1893. Some of them will be present, and It would be bad manners to per sonate them. 8th. Tip a wink to the gold-bug democrats; they will understand the wink to mean that you are not so madly mad as you seem to be, but that, on the contrary, there are Indications of a well-defined method In your mad ness. Let it gradually oom out of you that GOLD BUGS ARB DOING FOR UNCLE SAM. if the Cleveland crowd will Just ricog- nize your rights in the distribution of political soup you will not wholly hard en your heart against them. Let it be felt that your devotion to the dear old democratic party is very deep and very tender, and that, if your affections are braced and encouraged by a goodly mess of pottage, you will remain a while longer in the compan ionship of the Wall streeters leaving your relations, the oppressed people, to shift for themselves. Democratic free-silver conventions of this type are peculiarly appropriate in the summer time and in an off year in politics. Not being quite so stiff and formal as a Chautauqua, nor yet so full of levity as a spelling-bee, it is a welcome diversion to a large and grow ing assortment of elderly ladies of the male persuasion who, without some such physical and mental exercise, might be driven to darning socks and mending dilapidated umbrellas. We wish these ancient people well. Sym pathetic tears moisten our eyes when ever we read that old man Isham G. Harris of Tennessee, and old father Morgan of Alabama, and the venerable Patsy Walsh of Georgia, have once more met, somewhere or other, and grit ted their teeth at the administration. Of course Livingston would grit his teeth also if he had any. Not having any, he can only applaud while th6 oth ers grit. A more harmless pastimo than this could never be invented. It ought to be encouraged. With that end in view we hav writ ten out this recipe, so that all demo cratic free-silver conventions hereafter may be certain to follow in the tracks of their illustrious predecessors. T. E. W. TILLMAN AND BUTLER. They Speak to Three Thousand People at Concord, N. C. Senator Ben Tillman, of South Caro lina, and Marlon Butler, of North Caro lina, spoke to three thousand people at Concord, N. C. They both made strong free silver speeches of about two hours each. While not flatly coming out in favor of a new party, there was a strong squint that way in the speeches of both. They both advocated getting together of the silver men of all shades of opinion to nominate a president in 1896, Senator Butler was asked after the speaking concerning the meeting of Senators Harris, Turpie and Jones, of Arkansas, in Washington for a silver conference, and said: "I understand that the men who are engaged in the silver conference at Washington have said that they will stay in the democratic party even If it nominates a gold bug for president If this is true, then they are not honest free-silver men, but, on the other hand, are the most valuable and effective agents of the gold bugs, for they can get silver men to vote the gold-bug tickets,, that all the gold bug-men in the country cannot persuade to do." COOD ADVICE. Wendell Phillips Talks to the Work Ingmen of This Country. My advice to workingmen is this: If you want power in this country; If you want to make yourself felt; if you don't want your children to wait long years before they have bread on the table they ought to have, the opportunities In life they ought to have; if you don't want to wait yourself, write on your banner so that every political trimmer can read It, so that every politician, no matter how short-sighted he may be, can read It: "We never forget If you launch the arrow of sarcasm at labor, we never forget If there Is a division in congress and you throw your vote In the long scale, we never forget Tou may go down on your knees and say: I am sorry I did the act And we will say: It will avail you In heaven, but on this side of the grave never." So that a man, in taking up the labor question, will know that he is dealing with a hair-trigger pistol, and will say: I am to be true to Justice and to man, otherwise, I am a dead duck. Wendell Phillip. Over 3,000 delegates were present at the Pan-American Congress of Religion In Toronto. There; were Protestants, Roman Catholics and1 Jews. Wztjoh Htsrori " 5o unO Jffovey." MONOPOLY CURSED. TERRIBLE ARRAIGNMENT OF OUR CIVILIZATION. How the Good Gifts of Heaven Are Thwarted by Monopoly Five Hun' dred Men Own Half of the State of California. From "The New Crisis," by Capt Bell: Half of California, including more than three-fourths of the best ar able and pasture land, is owned by less than 500 men. Traveling once In that paradisiacal country, where nature seems to have halted in awe of the great Pacific and emptied out her precious load of all that could happlfy a world so rich the soil, s bountiful and lux urlant the fruit and vegetable world so varied the climate and pure and healthful the air, that it seemed I could hear the gods whisper from the snow capped mountains and the tropical val leys, for man to come and eat and drink and be happy, as plenty defied exhaustion of her stores. Driving up a valley so rich, fertile and beautiful, halted in wonder, and stood in silent amazement, beholding the enchanting scene. On one side the bold mountain stood grandly erect, with snow-capped summit that, like a crowned giant guarded the fairy land, and the fleeo; clouds that floated majestically over from the sea stooped to kiss the fair cheek of the generous king of the west The mountain's brows were hung with fruits and vines, from which hung great festoons of ripened grapes of nature kind. The forests were silent except for the music of the birds and the sweet purling rills; the grass uncropped, except by the timid deer and antelope; the soil un broken, except by the track of the freighter's lonely team, and the lone some world of beauty seemed to sigh for some to praise and enjoy. The smiling valley was nearly as wide as that of the Nile, and as fertile as that of the Po. Thirty miles from a human habitation, I came upon a train of sad weary, slowly-trudging emigrants, The teams were Jaded and every step of the weary animals was a silent pro test against the pleading driver for an onward movement. There were seven teams with seven families. The men were sad, sturdy, honest and bravo- looking pioneers, with browned cheeks, worn and dusty clothing; and a look and word of subdued kindness showed them honest and true. There were seven wives and mothers, from the bride of a few months to the gray haired dame, who lived again for her children's children. And, oh, what a sad, weary, hopeless looking group they were as they moved like ghosts about the camp-fire, preparing the frugal meal. Their eyes were deep and slug gish; their cheeks were brown, but sunken; their forms were bent and their arms lean and weak. Tired na ture had chased away womanly mod esty, pride and loveliness. The with ered breasts of almost savage mothers were unblushlngly exposed, and scrawny babes were vainly trying to gather from the drled-up fount the means of life. What looking children! There were twenty. Were a smile to come that way, the pouting faces would frighten it away, never to return. Na ture opened her acres and seemed in glee to cheer the hearts of those new comers. The rustling trees said, "come to my shade, and rest until you build a habitation." The fertile soil said, "plow me up, and qalckly I will fatten the sides of all the weary colony," and the fruits said, "pluck and eat, for the gods have provided for the children of men." With prospects so chamlng why were these people sad? Why did they not re joice, like the pilgrims of old, or the multitudes in the oriental tale, when they found a like country? They were searching for homes, for a place on which to build a habitation, where they could cultivate the soil, sow crops, and rest at even, under their own "vine and fig tree." Why were they sad and helpless? For ten leagues there was no habitation, and why not bless God and go to work? They were hunting homes In a world where nature placed them. They were hunting a resting place on God's foot stool, where they might humbly toll at His feet and praise Him for His bounttes. They were- hungry, loaelys sad and weary, and were praying for a place where plenty would reward labor, and bring again the rose of health, to the cheek of loved ones. , This spot was; a paradise, and why go further? Oh, cruet fatel Oh, fiendish! For shame upon society and government, for these honest men remembered with a sigh that It was somewhere written, thou shalt not tarry here, for this beautiful world 'belongs' to another." The train had trudged nearly two whole days and camped three nights on the wild, uncultivated land, "belong ing" to one man. How came the absent man of ease "to own"' and keep from cultivation this garden of the world? By what right are these poor, weary children of God pushed from this va cant spot on His footstool, to tramp farther, they know not where, to find a spot on which to live or die? Oh, thou direst curse that ever damned the world; that sent virtue in want, beggary and starvation; the blushing maid to unspeakable shame; the dimpled babe to lean want and misery; that polluted the saintly Hps with a curse; that ever drove in inso lent haste the helpless Innocents from cottage hearth into winter blast, that filled the prisons with criminals, the church with hypocrites, the Judiciary with hirelings, the legislature with knaves, and snatched the promise ot God from nature's hand and forged It into a He; thy name is Monopoly. It is said, "Uncle Sam Is rich enough to give us all a farm," but the Imbecile old dunce has given his possessions to a few of his idle sons, the sharpers, and left the balance to wrestle with life as best they can, in a "world already oc cup led." NOTES AND COMMENT. Gov. Stone says: "If the next demo cratic national convention declares for gold monometallism and nominates president upon such a platform, the party will not carry a dozen states. Then the democratic party will not carry a dozen states, for no democratic national convention is going to do any thing else but declare for a gold stand' ard and nominate a man that favors it. Of course, the platform may e straddle, in order to preserve harmony. but the candidate will not be. All ot the eastern and middle states are un compromisingly In favor of a gold standard, and about hall of the states in the south and west that have held conventions this year have declared themselves in favor of the same pol icy. That the next national demo cratic convention will give free silver a black eye is as certain as any future political event can be. It is apparent now that the gold wing of the demo cratlc party is assisting the republic ans in carrying out John Sherman's financial policy. The free silver men In the democratic party are doing soma very vigorous kicking now with their tongues, but after the next democratic; national convention they will fall In line and assume the role of assistant republicans to the assistant republic ans. It's now perfectly plain that the meet, lng of free sliver democrats (so called) at Washington was only a movement to check the stampede of voters from tha democratic party. The three leading characters of that meeting were Sena tors Jones of Arkansas, Turpie of Indi ana, and Harris of Tennessee. They were reinforced by such political tum ble bugs and blatherskites as Lon Livingston of Georgia, who climbed into prominence on an Alliance ladder, and then kicked the ladder out from under him, and Dan Voorhees, who en gineered In the senate the repeal of the only silver law we had on the statute books. All these men assert that free silver Is the only thing that can ever restore prosperity to this country, and that the present gold standard system Is ruinous and leads to the hell of pov erty, yet they declare that If their party succeeds In committing Itself to such a policy in the next national convention they will vote with the party and thus Indorse it In fact they are simply act ing in the role ot stool pigeons and bunco-steerers for the Jew brokers of this country and Europe. It requires no keen foresight to see that the trend of events In this country points to a monarchy. The recent ut terances of Minister Bayard at a ban quet in England in which he made tha. declaration that it required a strong man to govern the people of this coun try is only one of the straws which In dicate the direction In which the politi cal wind is glowing. In his speech Mr. Bayard said: "The President of the United States stands in the midst of a self-confident and oftentimes violent people, and it takes a man such as Mr. Cleveland to govern them." Now as a matter of fact when Mr. Cleveland undertakes to "govern" the people o! this country he is out of the bounds ot hie Jurisdiction. It is the general sup position that the people of this country govern themselves. Although they fall far short of It in fact our plan ot gov ernment Is constructed upon this prin ciple. As a matter of fact the people are governed by political machines con trolled by men who have usurped the rights of the people and subordinated them to their own selfish greed. That Mr. Cleveland has for more than two years been actually governing this country no one will have the temerity to deny. He has subordinated his party machinery, and even violated the laws ot the land and the spirit of our insti tutions to accomplish his designs. His ordering the troops to Chicago and bribing congress with the patronage at bis command were not only flagrant vio lations of law, but were grave enough offences against the constitution to de mand his impeachment The logical result of such conduct on the part of the chief magistrate ot the land can be nothing short of revolution. W. S. MORGAN.- American Steam Laundry. HUTT0JV & OSWfU), Proprietors. Telephone Jo7, West Sherman Street HUTCHISON, ARE BIRDS GUIDED BY STARS? An Attempt to Solre the. Great Mystery of Bird Migration. In an article on "Birds of Passage" the Chautauquan says if one desires an explanation for the great mystery of bird migration, there being nothing else that will answer, he will have to accept the theory ot hereditary knowl edge, a knowledge of the unfailing stars. The Great Bear and Orion ap peared at the same time In our region, even when the divisions of land and water were very different than they are today. That the stars are the guides of birds agrees with the fact that they fly at remarkable heights, often above the clouds, and that wanderers lose their way when they stray Into clouds and mists. On starlight nights strag gling birds are seldom noticed. When the sky Is overcast, when the night is dark, but especially when a fine rain Is falling, multitudes of traveling birds are beard. They will call often, doubt less for the purpose of keeping near each other; and often great numbers ot them bound against the windows of lighthouses. Thus Gatke has observed that on Oct. 28, 1882. from 10 o'clock at night till the next morning golden crested wrens bumped like snowflakes against the lighthouse of Heligoland, and that on the following day golden crested wrens sat on every square foot of Heligoland. Toward the end of the summer, along Into the fall, It was not a rare occurrence on dark nights to see, through the light of street lamps, birds flying over Inland cities. The ex perienced observer recognizes by Its call the curlew and the strand-snipe, sea swallow and seagull, occasionally hears even the flap of their wings. But no bird Is visible In the darkness. On dark nights no stars appear: then it is that the straying bird loses his way. The stars are the moat plausible guides to birds In their migrations. But only the future can tell us whether they really serve In that capacity. UUBSCRIB8 70k KEY! TRAIN THE "KMraOCXER SPECIAL" DAttT BKTWETO St. Louis, Cincinnati, New Tort and Boston. 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