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?0L. LII. NO. 19
TAZEWELL, VA.. FRIDAY. MAY 7, 16!)?.
WHOLE NO. 2,?ii
Mayor?J. A. Greever.
Sergeant?G L. MzClintock.
kmi*? or? J. H. Lewis.
I. W. Chsprasa, Jame? O'Keeffc, ?f. A.
Oieever, B. W. Stras. O. K. Surface.
POSTO FF ICK.
Opea during week from 7:30 ?. m. to 7:00
p. m. dsilv, except Sunday.
Money Order window opeu from 9 a. m. to
4 p. m. daily e?c?*pt suudsy.
Went tx?und msil close? 1:00 o. m.
Bast bound mail closes *J:.tO p. m.
PsasBTTESiaS.?Rev. W W. Huff, Past?.r
Preachiug ev?rry Sabbath inorninst and
evening, excrpt the first, when the pas?
tor hoHs services in Bu'ke? Garden.
Suuday School 9:30 a. m. Payer meet?
ing every Tbnrsd?y ev<>tiing.
McTa nisT.?1. P. Martiu, Pastor. Preach?
ing on first and third Sunday in each
month ?til s. ni.; secnd and fourth
Sunday ?t 7:30 p. m. Snuday School at
9:30? m. Prayer meetiug every Wed?
BArTi8T.--Kev. D. A. Gleun, Pastor.
Preaching the lat and 3d Snuday in the
morning and 2?1 ai.d 4th Sunday iu the
evening. Sunday School 9:30 a. in.
I'rsyer meeting every Friday evening.
C"Bi8TiAN.--Kev. J N. Iiariaan, Pastor.
Preaching every Sabbath morning. Sun?
day McBflol 9=30 s in. Praver meeting
every Saturday evening.
rfudgc Cirent Conrt.?Hon S. W. Wil
Uaiiis, Wjthevilie. Va.
Circuit Court Session? ?3d Monday in
April; 4th Monda \ iu August, 3d Mon?
day in l)?'C?'lliber.
Judge Countv Court.~Hen. J. H. Stuurt.
County Court -Tuesday ?fter the Third
Clerk Cirent. Court.?H. Bane Hartuan.
Clerk Cotiuty Court.?T. E George, Taze?
Commonwealth's Attorney ? Juo. T. Barn?,
Sheriff.?John W. Cr<->ck? tt. Tuz? well. Va.
Treasurer.?R. K .Gillespie, Pounding
Commissioner Revenue?C'ear Fork Di?
driet -G. A Sink, Bluestone. Va.
Commis-ioror Revenue- JeftVrsoi,ville Dist.
?J. N JtiluiMin. Baysravill?*, Va.
Coramis?ioner Revenue-- Mni?l? n Spring
District?S. H. Lain!, ('?dur Bluff. Va.
Supervisor. Clear Fork District: J H.
(ireever. Burkes (?arden. Va.
Supervisor. Jeffersor.ville. District: J. E I.
Peery. Tazewell, Va.
Supervisor. M-viden Spring District: W.
L. C. Burk. Big Creek. Va.
County Kiipt. of School?: P. 11. William?.
County Surveyor: Robkrt S. WJlHasas,
Pouuding Mill. Vs.
COMMANDEKY. NO. ?20,
Meets first Monday m each Month.
4 A MES O'KEEFFE, E. C.
W. T. WITTEN, Recorder.
Meet? second Monday in
H. ?V. O'KEEFFE, H. P.
W. T. Wixtkn, Sec'y.
? TAZEWELL LODGE,
'?Ar NO. 02. A- F. ?fc A. M.
/tt\Meets the 3d Monday in each
Ed. L. WRiGHT, W. M.
C. T. PEERY, Sec.
JL CEDAR BLUFF LODGE,
tak/V*- NO. '2t>0. A F. A Ji. M.
/T*r\ Meets first Saturday iu e-icb
T. A. GILLESPIE, W. M.
A. MoGUIRE, Secretary.
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hut \'?>u hate to wear ?roods
that OOBt little mtmev.vtm'd
rather pay 16 or 20 |>er $
cent, more f?>r the sann? $
goods?l>v buying them in ?
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some more, buy venir goods
fnmi us. people who you $
know.will give you your %\
nionov's weirth e>r venir ?
money back. Z
Xe*w B|?ring Sniis FOit j
MBH ?7.50? ele<*}?nt stales
? lirotvn plaiets, all wool,fresh ?J
1'roni tlu* <)\ ens. Spring Dress j
(iooils for folios and misses ?s
at .'17Je*, per.Mir<] worth ftOe. ?
Orgajielies, French Dimities, J
Lawns, et?*., il-*, te? lUe. per ?s
yard w??rtl? 8| to ir><-. prove
?air a-ssei t ion by tcstiu", these
A Postal Does the Work.
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ami address it to
Farmers' Supply Company,
sud ill? ockI mail will brin g you epiotation** on the best
?seeds in the market, and at prioes that suit these hard
ti'ues. See our representative,
MR. H. D. DERRICK,
Next Court, who will be glad to show sample? and make
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FRUIT AND ORNAMENTAL NURS
EKf STOOK. Vartetie? e?peci>dlv adapt?
ed to Va. Stock Warranted strictly flr?t
class and true to naino. Permanent eni
'ployment; good pav- Basin??? ?aailj
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al, Sta? f'ailS'rr ;hic*go.
Wanfed-An Idea a-?
TV? ?act vo*? HI sa?; ?Mr mar brtngyou wealtk.
Writ* J?HK WeU>r>SKBtjBJI S 0<J7Vat*nt Attor
aays. Waahaactan. D. C. for ?h*>lr $1.(00 pria* otTar
?ad Hat of *wt> ?ntatlraa luvaaUoua wan lad.
Keep lip with
The Procesi?n ?
For The News.
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WOMEN'S DRESS GO??S.
W ?11 lot*.?- Illarb Uhrn the l>i*a?lrjr
Ta? la A?!dt*?I.
The extremely high dutie? which
Dingley proposes to collect from wom?
en*? dreaa ?goods *bou id be mor? gen?
erally uno'er-.tood by the women of this
coui**ry. It is they ?aJjo mu>t suffer
n?o*\t because of these duties. Here are
a few sample? of th? iticrt-anexj duties
taken from a list prepare?! by XIr. P. !'?.
Worrall, of the dress goods ini'torting
firm of Fred-Hutterfield & Co? of New
**A wool aud cotton cloth coating in
Kngland Is. per yard. equal to 24 <*ents
in our money, weighing le"? ounces to j
the Is under the pr?s- I
cut tariff 33.0 cents ?per yard, w bile un?
der the proposed tariff it would cost
67 8-16 cent? per yard.
**A wool and cotton cloth costing in,
England 2a. 4d. per ynrtl, equal to 56
cents in our money, weighing JHounces
to the miming ysrd, and costina; under
the present tariff 78.4 cent? per yard,
would under the proposed tariff cost
$1.4858 per yard.
"An all worsted cloth, costing lu
England 2s. Id per yanl, equal to 50
cent? in our money, weighing Pi ounce?
to the running yard, ami costing under
the present tariff 70 cents per yanl,
?.vonh) cost under the proposed tariff
$1.298 tier yard.
**A 32-inch black aerge (cotton war*?),
costing in England 7 5-Sd. ??er yurd. '
equal in our money Is I?.25 cents.weiph
Ing less ?ban four ounces to the aquars
yard, costs niuler the present tariff
ri!.S7 cents |>ei yard. I'mler the pro
|>osed tariff it will cost 30.07 cent? per
"A 27-inch black sicilienne (cotton
warp), costing in Kngland 7 7-flil. per
yard, equal to 15.75 cents in our
rrtoney. weighing 3.7 ounces to the run
nin?* yanl. cost? under t be present tai iff
23.G2 cents |?er ward. I'uder the pro
?rosed tariff it will cost 33.0:.* cent? per
A WONDERFUL PILL.
Uta?*le Sam Won't llr t'oolra* t?y Any
tt?M<-U II?- 111?.I | .
1'nclc Sjnn - Why. doctor, that looks
like the pill McKinley gave me to re?
duce my revenu?.
Dr. Dingley -TSaj its ingredients are*
practically tlie Fame, though yerba-M
thej an* somewhat stnniRpr.
U. S. ? Hut you nay this iw to ?ncica*-^
my n*\enue. How ?SSI it work both
Dr. D.? It is a protection anel pTOS?
perity pill, und will pi ?xinee any effect
desired. It is mi infal lilile cure for an?
and all fiscal und indu.strial ill?. II
taken In sufficiently large qiiantit*??. il
will kei'i? ??11 foreign germs out of youi
t\v*-leui aiid lea?, e you happy, pro?|>crou*
II, S.?Hold on there, doctor. You'v?
said enough lo cominee me that, like
iill aelvertised panaceas, it's a quack
remedy. He.sidi*?s. I've tried it anel foun?:
it al>out Uie ???float tJsss 1 ever took
Its effect:? were alie? bad ? rsry bad. It
deranged my whole system and Idled it
so full of trust ir?* i ins 1 i i? I I'm- hsen i:?ii!
up ever since. I don'? wont any ir.ort
of your "protection" pills, and don*l
see why they call a protection doctoi
again It mu.st have been a mistake.
Why larrrair the ?'??si 1'iiiyf
ITndcr the existing tariff bituininoiii
coal |M?ys 40 cents a ton. The Dingley
bill projxoses to make this 75 cents. Ir.
1895-6 the imports e?f bituminous coa!
into the l'ni?ed States were 1.243.S3;
tons. The exports were 2.246.284. The
figures from ('amula were: Imported
from Nova Scotia. New Hnmswiek. etc.,
123,404 tons; from Quel*oc, Ontario
etc., 30.?1S7; from Hritixh Columbia,
627.2-">7; exjjorts to these three division.?
respectively, 413 tons, 1.672.302 ami
3,004. ( iinada now |HOposSS in case the
Dingley nit? is imposed to retaliate by
a high duty on our eosj, which will
certainly not st ?mul.ite ex ports. Here
is an export business worth twice os
much ns the corresponding import busi?
ness, and it is proposed to run the risk
of ruining the former for the IsJhJ ol
screwing $350.000 I**** out of the 1st
ter. anel this on the plea of reviving
American industry. Ciin any siincnvii:
fail to see that, even assuming that
imports do not fall off. it is hardly
worth while for the taake of a pait'ry
$350,000 i-> tempt Canada into ruining
an established business nearly twice at
large as that which is to yield the tax't
i Yet this ?s the way in which "the oiej
Italqnltona (.?inht-i Tariff.
"The proposed tariff on lumber,** the
Boston Transcript (rep.) says, "is sim?
ply a measure to pick the pockets and
crush the industry of a large, useful
anel influential class of America? citi?
zens. It is uneconomic, unscientific,
suicidal. The statement? upon which
this schedule was made up are shown
to have been insidious and roisleaelin:?.
The result will be to ?trip the country
not of an annually recurring- income,
but of if? white pine principal, which
tit present rate? is witliJn ten years of
exhaustion, and also to rtiin a large
clasa of business men In this .country
who deserve better thing?. It doc? not
seem possible that men claiming to
represent the people ??vil! permit such
a measure to have the force of law. 11
tbey do, it will cease to be folly and be?
SAME DLO CHESTNUTS.
Hy maklna tho forelfner? contribute from fl.vl.OOft.co? to $^^.?vta,o?d knnunl'V *?
?t Into our market wo ??nable our own people to run thrtr imaine?? ><t a ; rollt.?
iner'.?*n Kconomtst. Organ of Protwctlv? Tariff LcaSUC, Uarvh, i>>, 1S97.
Cncle Sam?Say, Dingley. *yS?J mirrht ?
?a well BBSSS ?low n. You're not getting
any cheetnuts, an?l you're not ^?-ttlrsg
voter?. McKinley hadaOBMSXBSriSSaM
up thai- tree? it's u Boras cheat nut?in
?MS, lie pretended tlitit. lie waa mak?
ing the ft>rcigncra pay the tax, but lu*
H-xni found out what the people thought
of him and his bill. The bulk ?if Am? r
' leans BIS both honest nntl Intelligent
TIM intclllfrciit VOtsr known that yot
can't make ihe foreigners pay his tux?*a
ami the honest \<it?-r prsfSTS to pny lili
own aSaSBa You can ne\er make you|
bill BOpslar by such touif<)??lery.
CHAMP CLARK'S WIT.
MB?S|tJ Mhovta the* llelatloa of tke
l'??or Hi? to llltili Duties.
Champ Clark, of Missouri, Ih not only
cne of the w ittieat men in the house off
representatives, but he is one of tho
best }K>Kt*~<1 ?>n the tariff ?picstion.
Jn ridiculing sonic of the rates of the
Dingley bill that to him se?*nu*d subject
|to criticism, lie rs?laaj how a man ??f
i the BSSBS ?>f Q?aOdjrtMM* went l>?'f?ire the.
?vayaBltd iU(*uns?-?Mninittecan<1 secure?!
IBS tarifT be wanted by BBSSSSJktllftal
[iiilnver Sboot tin* great statesmen that
I Muine ha?l pn>?luc*??l. Tlu*n lie said:
"Mr. ('liaii nuil!, tbut. piece ?>f 'soft
, map' made it Imrder for ?-very DOSS
man In the inited State? to build ?
house. t;<)\. Dingley ?wallowed the
j bait a? <]iiick ho u trout would ?wtaJlow
u fly (laughter), and next summer some
|?oor ?levil out west, living in a ?lue
100 mJl?*n from a railroad station, wlio
\ct?*?l for McKinley under the ?hlml.-d
!<l?*u Uuit pSBSparlij would come umlir
his administration and who has not
heard of this tariff bill, ciphers It out
that he ?-?an build him a two-room |
tage with lumlier BSal other buihling
tnalcrial? at the oh! rate, llego?-. t<? the
station to gvt the lumber an?! finds flint
t he prie?* hu? g?ui** sky high, ami he goes
back to hi? home and ?ay? to hi? wife:
?My denr, I-am aorry that we must
in the dugout. \\ ?? cannot build our lit?
tle house. A gr?*ut man by tin* name of
(luv. Dingley ha* put the price >>f lum?
ber and ot-her thing? **? high that
(vinnot ?lo It^ but, thank Ood, lie BON
left ?Iragon's Mood fre?*.' ( I.angiiter.)
Next 3'eur, when my handsome friend
from Iowa (Mr. Dolliver) rSturOS t<?
that fine agricultural district which be
represents, wiida man who lias not bssS
aid?- t?i buy a BOS* because of th?* liigh
jiri?-?- of woolen cloth will BBS to bin
n? iglilvor: There, conn? 1,'olJm-r, who
put up the j?rii?- of woolen good*.* I'.ut
the BtSSSBBSfs] candidat?- for tin* BOM
offtOt in that dlstcisi ?ay?: 'Oh, but
Dolliver put ?livi-divi on tin* free list!*
And Is chorus they sing: 'Dolliver mid
divi-divi forever.' " (laughter. Ap?
plause on the ?lcniocratic?i<le.)
Proteotlnar Wools rower?.
Bappaaa Iks Dingley ?lulir? on wool
wouhl give the w? ??'growers all the
protection claimed and tliat the prie?*
of wool wouhl actually go up the full
amount of the ?luty, which, of courae,
is abaurd. What would he the effect
upon the country nt large?
Mr. Edward Atkinson, statistician,
estimate? the annual wool product at
|&&,000t000 out of a total of $13.200,000,
000 produced by all the workers of the
country and the person? d?*(>endent on
the wool indiifllry at 300,000 out of a
total population of 73.000,000. The
wool duty then ui?<ans that out of every
240 persons 230 ore to be "held up" for
the. benefit of the other one. Thi? la a
aamplc of what protection doc?. Of
course more than 300,000 person? may
j sometimes rais? a few sheep, but the
; interests of these other? are niore those
! of the consumer than of the sheep
rai?er, and th?*y would lose more be?
cause of the increase?! cost of woolen?
thnn_they would gain by the increased
price of wool.
The protective tariff system Is a farce
i when con?i?lere?l in connection w ?th the
farmer or the workingman. Will they
ever fully appreciate it?
Jsrkaan'a I*rot?*?tloa Prophery.
The corporation? ami wealthy indi?
vid?ala who are engaged in large manu?
facturing establishments de-?ire a high
tariff to increase their gain?, Dtvdgn
i Ing* politician? will support it to concil
| Inte their favor and obtain the mean?
I for profuse expenditure for the purpose
of purchasing influence in other quor
ter?. Do not allow yourselves, my fel?
low citizen?, to be mi ?led in this sub?
ject. It i? a ?ystem off injustice, and if
persisted In will len?I B* corruption and
must en?l in ruin.? Andrew Jack ?on In
Hia Farewell Atldress.
Admits Prices Will Be )lt*-!ier.
With regard to t"h.-irman Dingley'?
admission that the ?luty on wool will
increase the price of wool, the Kadsas
City Times says: The consnmer said
not Ihe foreigner, therefore, pay? the
tariff tax. It concedes also that the
home producer puts up hia price arbi?
trarily. Mr. Dingley's own wor?lsarea
confession that the Dingley bill is a,
fraud and a robl>ery off the people for
the benefit off the few individual? and
BLA?NE OPPOSED IT.
fimrw the tirent roll) i?f Inking IIMri
OS taM l<*r?*r l.lat.
The following letter, from Secretary
of Slate Jame* (?. Illalne in 1 S00. I? i-up
pose?! to have had great weight with the
ways and means committee:
?hliia-ton. April 10. irrte).
1 tear Mr. McKli I. y It I* a gTMd ml?*takt '
to t?ike hides frnu? the fr?-.? Hit. **ln r?- Hi? >
have r><*4*ii fur so many v?ura. Il la a al?i|
In tin* fa.-?- I? Um S..nth Am?*rl--iiti*t. with
wiiom tas, arc ii\ihk i<? tslsrg?StirtS|
it will l.(ti. lit IM lui ti. i l.y i.ddln? live
lo eljclit 1" r ..It to the |irlr<- ?I III? ?hi ,
riren'? alioca. It ?111 yl? 1.1 u pnillt to IM
bSteSSf only. ISS hi"?t mun thai ihm da It.'
The inovrmrnl la Injudicious frrun l>e*rln*
nlnn to end. In ??.?i?, foun and phase.
l'ray stop It l.i?f..r?' It area I Ik lit Hm-lt
nuivpinctits u* this for pt*?M**tlOS sill i?i<?
t'-. t the rapuhllcau party Into s apredy rs*
tlrement. Your* liaatlly.
JAXIKS O HLM.'
Hon. William McKinley. <"halrnv**.ii Way?
anil Mean a. I
Where is the Illalne this year who
can lu'iul off the westerners who want
their ?-hure ??f protection anil foolNhlv
imagine that they can get It b\ u duij
on bides? It is perfect! tent
with the protect ion ? \'.t.-iii to t.?x hid**?
e?p?'ciall\ aw the hulk of the tax w??iii<
probable go I?) u few aSOOOpolj butcher*
and runchmen. Hut. observe son>? ol
the effects upon our IndiihlricM
The iiu|M?rtnt ions of untaxrd hide?
aud skins last year were \ a hied ut $2Ci,
??lO.'.'.'iH. The goatskin* were valued ul
. $l(l.:i():i.3.r.?t. Toe furnier were BaSStl]
ctnieitcd |ntO <>le* h-nther. lulling?
and such lib?* h?-a\ v material, for which
our natiee hides arc not Und? enough
The goatskins arc not pioduccd In th?*
From this raw material we not onl*,
mnnufiictiiK* In. iiv. ||?jom Mad leath??t
goods for our own people cheaper nml
better than are made ?-Ken here In th*
! world, but we ?exportad flnlased pro i
u<?ts of the vnlue of ?tOJttJ.M. With
out frer it ml ebesp raw mateiial tin?
?sport trade woulil h:ive been iui|?OSfti
ble*, and our own popple, as Mr. I'htiur
polotsd ??ut. would be compelled to psj
more for their footwear. The wase?
, ?>uid to our workers in leather last yeai
amounted to $25.542.160.
THE PROTECTION UMBRELLA.
An Otllo'ia Tss.
The tin plate makers wish to boom
their business by increasing the eluty
on Imported tin plate, to the- injury bl
the canning Industry and other In?
dustries Mint flourish by f>a*on
of cheap tin posts? Another blow
Is struck at business by hIk?!:. hing
Ihe rebate on ?sported tin cans. Now
canned goods exported in cans made of
impe?rted tin are allowed n draw hue!. <jf
the eluty paiel, anel thus an export busi?
ness has been built up In canned fruits,
oysters, vegetablr-s, petroleum, etc.
Over 4.U00.OUO tin cons nre sent abroad
annually, containiug oil which com?
petes with that of 1it??*sla. When Rus?
sia can buy tin plate at $2.70 a l>ox,
while we have to pay M40 tot It, it ?**
evident fhnt our competition will be
renelered difficult. Mr. l>ihgley rob?
P?-ter to pay Paul.-Baltimore Sua.
foollnar the Karairr.
Sample taxes ffrim the Dingley bill,
with comparisons' showing the over?
whelming foreign competition to which
the farmer" is subjected nnd what pro?
tection the' ways nnd means committee
regard? as indispensable:
Duty, - to t'.fl. from V. 8.
ntncley 1,111. 1S9?. 18%.
Parley. Sftc per bu. IB", Ml
Porn. 15c per bu. 4.XM ?.?
^. 1'k- |k r hu. 47.roS l3.rtl2..W
Kvc. *0c per bu. IM i.W.t?S*
Whent. 2:.e per bu.U1?V*30 fi0.r.w\?v??
Flour; 25c ad va!, (bids)... 1,3?4 14.ev2*\??|
Butter. <5c per It?. f?r.?A7 15.?7I.915
Potatoes, tic per bu. 175.140 ?80.043
Total value of these exporta dur?
In? the fiscal year WO?.|139.?2S.S2:
Total vnlue. l*nT?or*ts . 1.M1.-S5.'
TH? TARIFF ON CUnJtRt.
WSS ?Be Tra.? ? aa llkta?. Sara t??U
raicewnalr Hlaja Datlea.
Due of the worst schedules In thaj
Dingley bill I? that relating to cutlery
-especially *>ocket cutlery. The da
tie* on "locketknives ?range fiora 100pet*
cent, to :?tx) per r>c present du
tie? and a\e nearly ? ltd*1 bib those in the
McKinley bill. Wliy, you Will ask. art?
I bass ?loties so extraordinarily hlghf
And why are they allowed to reran in
there? Dm h ?pu-stions are easily an?
It is unnecessary here to jro Intd de?
tall*. Before McKinley** notuihatloti
unr ?>f the l't\c Of ala large hanhfuctur
?r* of pocket ciithry. who WBB prom
bent in the trust, which raised prices
an average of about ?5 per tent,
under the McKinley hdl. beeren *.n h>
tie for McKinley Ile is said to haVS
raised a Inrgc sum of money by passing
th?* hat among tlie 20 or -**? rut levy man?
ufacturer*, .lust how the money wsS
?pent 1? not known. It Is poeatbl*. how?
ever, that ??-vernl McKinley tipleantes
to Bl. Ixnils owed their presence there
t?i thin fuml. The ha! pai*?er h?ns? Ir
WSS OBS ??f IBS very few ?lclcgate? fr?int
N?*w York who wns for McKinley first,
lust and nil the time. 11? wai one of
Hanna's most trusted lieutenant?. On?
of the two favors whh-h he is ?eld td
h-iv?- asked as coni|ieni*uth?n for his val?
uable services was the fixing of the cut/?
l.iv ?chedule. Thl? privilege? . teilt ?r $tit
. rdln?ry ?ml expect?-?l one bniU*r lh?4
protect loa ?yatern. vvns readily giraste?)
by the BBHWeC behin?! t lia- throne. Tbla
Is probably the whole story, it expluln?
fully why the duties ute ther? and why
they will stay tlicre.
Itehiw Is given In detnl* Mtn? hi ehe
effeet? of the pi o]w>s.-d dulU-x dsiipplieii
to lnip<?rtnllnn* for the las! lise?! year.
Of ?-ourse but few knives will ba Ini
portetl Ululer ?neb i*\?>r1>ltiin? dulle?.
First?All poekctknlvca no? cosllnjr mnra
than te cents a Bet aa
Seron?! -Costina; ran*? than ?I? cania ?
?loten. I Made. **n |w*r ? ?Mit ml Vulvroru and
h ? asssa
Thlrtl Costina mor?? than 4? renta a
SwBfW, P Made. M pel-err.t ad '. alnrvm ana
Il h >?
(If p**arl or ?hell, m rent? u dosen e*tra )
limn 10 cents ?
0..7. ii. S Made. ?0 psi ?rut ad valorem ana
}l r^i ?i dozen.
I tfih ?'oatln? m?r? than 40 cants ?
doten, 4 blade? or more. !0 per cent, ad
vubtroni ?nd $2 ? BaOeS
(tr |>e?rl or shell, 7i com? a docew axtra
<.n * untl 4 Mmi
?'ah ulatlan ahowlns result l?saed on Im.
portatlon? for Saral <?: All kntvetj
ooslln? ??> ei ma per rtoSen ?nil leas:
Mfl.itO? dosen, Bvernae tdlc?*. Si eoHH;
value. |7t.,,*i0: H
Knlvi'M realInS over 4<> rrnu i?er dosen
4a.00U dosen. ?veras? Dfler, ?t?
centa. value. ?2a,8fl0; ?t Sflber lent, and H
cent? a ?losen; Utit> . tS?.iCO.
IrDS.ono dosen, 2 Mude, ?vcnik? prie*
II OS: value. |?03.7*>: at SO per can't, and II B
?losen duty, til?.m
<d*. uveras? price. II TT:
vnl'i il ami 11 ?A a
4 blsd?, av?ras? prie?
$1 71. value. ??JH.tM: ut 20 per ?-?ni. and J*
Total value. ll.S2a.nS: total duty. 11.61?.
IS**/! |ter cent.
I'?tlmat?d that of I, I ?nd 4 blade 7.'. r**r
< i ni ur?< of pearl or shell, ?ddiiic duly a?
??ano d???es, i hinde. ?l
IK' ?M d??sen, I Made, at
.Ii.b.-.i. 4 Made. ?I
Knlve? to the value of I? per rent, of Irti
pcrtatlona, duly would h ent.
Kill vea lo II ??? I :?4 per CMit. of Irrl
p..renions, duly would l> ItSVf pBr
The dul| on inikrt c?ul?-ry for Komai
years prior to IbtO nut 24 par ?.-Mil. ud vS
iii 1M0 to luto It was U) BBS ?ent. a?l
Milnrtin. With Ihn ? ..???pilou of a short
IIBta iliirli.K that period when It waa 40
BBS I ad I ? MM ?
The McKinley larllT uv.ruijed about II
percent, ml valorem
The WlUon larllT uvcra*?d about >'.1 per
?SBt nd v ul..n m
The propoaed iMiiffley tariff wIM ?v**'n?>:
based on Hi?- lin?> ,.
mil. ad vu!, r. m on M I of" all
knlve? Imponed during thnr ftmr.
The equivalent ud vwJoH m (?ntica on th?
followlns p??i?ular deaciiptlon of knlve?,
ui.d.r the McKinley bill, WlUon bill and
proj?o?M>d liliiK??y bill, am as follow?:
McKIn- tVlUen Hinlf
Icy bill. Mit., let; mQ,
k c f. e. r. a
I Made Jack nivea that
retail ?t 2ft con ta. m Si MB
I Made pearl ladles*
knlvoa that retail at
S?? cenia. IN SJ t?z
t blsde pearl ladles'
knlvia thai retail at
50 ewits.... tt ?Td 18(7
I blade penWiilvc/s. uoi
pearl or shell, thai rm
luII nt ?0 cents. SS U 130
S M..do peuknlves,
pearl or shell, tbal ro
tnll at TO centa. St at jT<J
4 blade penknives, not
pearl or shell, that re- .? .?
Uli at :?i cents. W il ifti
4 Made penknives,
pearl or shell, that re?
tail at ?0 fil toi
Why WS as I ver.
tt in tru j that wenden clothing*, tin
derwear anfl lilnnkrt? wllf Toe irntof the
reach ht th?' people of fnrxlerata* fa?nh'f
?hen Dlni'h-3- h?:s his tvny. I>nt Ju??
think how svreel it I? to suffer frrr'one**
country niul to ?lilver in order fhrft fi<o'
robU-r Imrona niny continue to vvnx tat
?nd contribute to th? "Icn-itiniHte" ex
jenHrs of the g. o. p!?LouiaviDe VotU
HIT THE WRONG PARTY.
Tfca Trutto A boat Str. nincrley. * ^
Whetlier or not Sir. Dinfrley i? 0
?stockholder in S wisnlen rnlll that is
btiyiiii* np wool In anticipation of
Olnejey prices on ri; fie is eert.iinly the'
leading itoekholder in a bill to f
the people who ?lo the country's \* ->rk
to pny the hij-hest possible taxes 90 th?>
neccaaariea cf life.