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The n at i.'iia! cj iiue ol' the atteniptrd Fisheries Tieat wl'irh ( lceiaiol ;i. , (olitelliptUOMS 1:-1 rual d "t the ali:.ot unanimous in -t l net i' n of b. t h Ion-. -of Congress, uirh-rto'ik to -inn'ii'l-' ; the rights and i nT rt - of Ainrrieaii I eiti.ens to an unfriendly foreign (b- eminent lias been drfeated b tl.e b'e- puhlieaii majority in tiie en.ite. The. integrity of l!ie nation was ii..lie;;trd ' ly thal'pa'i i iot ie ! lniKe to tin- Jlxeen- tlYe Who -ii per-i-leli'i!) lefu-e.'. ill the' face of exa-perating ouii.tges i,v the ! Canadian authorities upon oar !':-!, er-' men to art upon the jn-.i rurt i.iis o , Congie.-s for their protect ion. but j sought i." lead to bai ter ;uv;iv to ling-; lish diplomats the important i: i ilrgrs for which thi. nation has ahas n.n-'. tended, lint tin r.rnitie thu re-; linked by the highest Tiib.mai of the: Nation is ;t candid itc for ) e-r'.ro; ion to ; the plesidelicV. lie 1 eeogilillied the emergency and the nei rcs-it lor .some extiaoidinai pel hi maiirr to dieilj the att "Hi ion ot the people i'roli his d:-- j grace. IJeilig till list by the p:i!t e-( gencv into ;i posit ir. ii lor w 1 1 i 1 1 he v. a - totally untitled: has ii.j no epei irnrr : in n at ion a 1 a!Tai;'s or concept h n of t In -' tii'st principles of .state-m tn-tiip he wa- 1 then fore, not g.ixerned 1 an rode ufi consistency or conviction of national j policy and was thus lire t.( chon-i- an ; avenue of escape from hi - predicament. . even thong, it were found nor.u i to I SieklloW ledge the jll-! ire of the rebuke to repudiate his prei-.iis p. a p.i mances :md ;it temp; t atone thi icioi b;, a pre- J tenet- of lieu -horn ; i : ! i-m as i nt eii - e and reckless a, eo jiait in u it!i Ihe j enemy had been -eaiidalous ; i 1 1 1 un patriotic. The Me--age ol Caudidatri Cleveland to the s-mde a -king b. I ; invested with h.rgi I porr- t o en !' rn . a jiolicy of i et ai iat ion against ll.e "an - : adian a:dhoitie- cannot be regarded a-' other than a -ii Mm ivcis;il and h-. Uldiat ion of the ent ii r pojirv of l,e;.; dent leav eland and hi" Admist rat ion j since .lanuary. J"'"T.and an acknowledg ment that tlio-e s ho opposed t!:at pol icy were in the rigid. Shar.jf.ful Use of the fYoph .s Mo:v;j. Congressman Ma-on. of Illinois, has introduced into Coiig:e-s a bid an tin r iing the ai'pointmrnt of a -j erial com mittee to investigate certain national banks w hirli hold and use ( he. ei una ni money w ithout interest, and to a-n r tain how much, if anvthing. is ..nti di nt cd by .such bank- to- aid serni iug the election ol Mr.( lev (land. Thi- mi t hod of rai.-ing a campaign fund is one that ought to be imputed into The pus. ent Admistration some time (:(.. jwisited in reitain lavoied national banks 'io.niMi.na . the u-e of which these banks enjoy w ithout being obliged to pay any interest. This piece of fa voritism is worth alKiut rln.uoit a day to the banks in the i ing. It will be readilv se n that it is for the interests of liatioiial bankers thus favored to contribute liberally toward maintaining the present Administra tion in power. They can wcli alfonl to contribute handsomely of the profits they derive from the fiee use of the people's money. InavYoik live of llifsf banks have deposits of sl ,1H,0 0 e.irh. An they air financially illt 'I - t t I in hav ing Cleveland re-elected it is :citv certain tli.it tlir managers of tin- l'hr-'i rii'!i' campaign will lu;ir I tl Mil thrill I efore election, j Mr. M;is.i:i in speaking ol' the coin-, ing investigation said: "I have in-, I'm inntioii that satisfies me that certain hanks har I u t i i jai ticnlarly favored and I I'lopi'M' to ak them on tin wit lu .-xrtand a thrr they have not made rontnhiiti.iiis in the campaign fund in roiiiilri a! ion of tliat deposit." Soinr t rin'ent measures ought to he taken to prevent this disgraceful nse ot the people's iimney to inlhiencc elections. The voters of the country i:i the coin ing election will he called njHin to le eide whether or not the American pol icy of rrotection will he sustained. It is h;nl enough to have Knglish gold urd to defeat that policy. Hut it is worse still to have money that belongs to the prop'e employed to force upon them a policy which, if adopted, will being ruin upon the industries of the country. The Ntceary Result of Tree Trade. I'pon what terms can we adopt a rev enue Tariff sv stem in this country. In one way only, by accepting Kuropean conditions and .submitting to all the discomforts and disadvantages of our commercial rivals. The chief obstruc tion in the way of a revenue Tariff is the wages paid American workingmrn and return to that policy involves a re duction in the cost of labor. We can not afford. Mr. President, to have cheap labor in the Tinted States. Cheap labor means cheap men and dear mon ey. I would lather elevate and im prove the condition of my ftdlovv-citi-icns than increase the value of money and the power of "money-hags." This is a lh public of free and equal citizen ship. The (oivnnmrnt is in the hands of the masse, and not of the few. This is our boa.t and is a proud one. The condition of the masses, their well-being, their intelligence, their prepara tions for the civil duties which rest upon them, depends largely upon the scale of industrial wages. It is essen tial, thru fore, that the bfst possible wages at tainable shall be secured ami maintained. This is vital and funda mental. We cannot without grave dis tuibanrrs and danger We ought Hot under any circumstances adopt a pol icy w J.ich w ould scale down the wages and diminish the comforts of the American w oi kiiigmen. Their welfare and independence, their progress and elevation, are clo-ely related to the wdfaie. indt pendeiice and progress of the llepubiie. We have got no pam pei ed class in this country and we want Hone. We want the held open. Xo nariow ing of the avenues, no lowering of our standard. We want no barriers raised agin-t a higher and bttter civil ization. The gateway of opportunity mu-t be open t all. to the end that they may be the tlist who deserve to be tiist. whether porn in poverty or reared in hixui v. We do want the masses ex cluded from competing for the first ranli amnig their coiintrv men and for the nation's greatest honors and we do not mean they .shall be. Fi ee Trade, or a revenue tariff, w ill of iii ces-ity shut them out. It has no re.-peel of labor: it holds it as mere in k hir.riy of capital; it would have cheap men that it might have cheap inri rhandis . With all of its ltoa-ted love i..r th" struggling millions it is in finitely lnoie interested in cutting down the wages of labor than in saving l!") cents on a I ' a 1 1 k t : more intent in le ducing the purchasing power of a man's labor than the cost f his coat. Things are not always dearest when their price is nominally the highest. The pi ire is not the oulv IneasUle. but the wherewith to buy it is the essential factor. Few men before me but have loimd in the rour.se of their lhes more than onre that that which was cheapest vvlirn nirasiurd by ineie price, was drair-t when without money and em ph'.v mint .or w hen their products could fuel no market, and. furling it. com mand no j liit- at all ( cmnieiisiu ate with the labor required to produce them Primaiilv.it is labor which is inter ested most in this question of Protec tion. The man with money can seek oilier avenues of piolit and investment, or can wait for his dividends, but the laboier cannot wait for his dinner, and the United States do not want the cit ieiis w ho make i re-i lents and Senate and House of Ileprcsenatives to be in a condition of dependence and destitu tion. 'I hat is not the sort of citizen ship we want . Ri publican Convttion- The U publican county conven tion of (iratiot Co. eonvenl at Ith .tea on Wednesday at II o'clock a. in Th' onv ntioi, w as called to order by Hon. A. 1. Darragh, chairman of the county committee, l'mf. Me Call w as called to the chair, as tem porary chairman, making a very tit ting and nthu-ia-tic speech, taking; a very hopeful ievv of the situation, predict iug a sweeping victory for the N it iotial. State and County tick ets. (Jieen, of Areada, a clcc'rd secietaiy. A committee of throe on ci( deiiti iU w as appointed as follows: Sperrv, of Tine Kiver, Sauiis, of KM a amf .lames King, of Areada. A No a committee of three on permanent organization ai.d or der of business, was elected as fol lows: F. II. Vandercook, Y '. It. Seattepgood ami I). K. Sickles. Con vention then adjourned until X'.'M). At 1:'10 convention reaseinbled. The committee on credentials through their chairman, Mr. Sperry, report IH) delegates entitled to seats in the convention. Heport adojded. The committee on jiermanent or ganization and order of business, presented the name of K. It. Green, of Areada, as chairman and Say res, of Atdiley, as Secretary. Heprt adopted. .Mr. (ireen upon taking the chair made a very able ami appropriate add res?. Upon motion the chair appointed Charles II. Moore and K. II. Kwell as tellers. The first in order of business w as the nomination of a candidate for Judge of Probate. K. It. (ireen in a short address pre sented the name of Almon Venng ton. W. J. Miller presented the name of C. (iiddings and Prof. M-Call tliM name of J. L. Potts, of Ithaca. Upon the first informal ballot Yerington received .'12, Potts 31, (iiddings 22, scattering 5. Upon the second ballot Yerington received .'15, Potts SI, (iiddings 25. The third ballot gave Yerington Potts :t5, (iiddings g(). Tin' fourth ballot resulted in Yer ington :52, Potts 57, (iiddings 1. Potts nomination was made unan imous. The renomination of Sheriff, County Clerk, Treasurer, lUgNter, Prosecuting Attorney, Circuit Court Commissioner, Crandall, and Coro ner, DeMay were made unanimous by acclamation. John M. Kverden, of Ithaca, w as nominated unanimously by acclama tion for Circuit Court Commissioner. Dr. John Hamilton, of Pompci, was nominated by acclamation for Coroner, For Surveyor, I). Altenburgh wa nominatcd by acclamation. For represenative in the State Legislature, the following names were presented, Iturges Hall, II. L. Wood and William Sickles. The vote stood as follows: Hall 'M, Wood 4P, Sickles 5. Mr. Wood was declared the unanimous nominee. While we have no fault to find with the personnel of the ticket, we do not believe the best interests of tne party were subserved in its selection. Such a distribution of the offices, as to call out the hearty support of the voters of the different localities, that could then be concentrated upon the general ticket, was entirely ignored, and certain lo calities seemed only anxious to secure all they could for themselves, without any reference to the wishes and rights of others. Our candidate for representative in the state legislature, 11. L. Wood, w as born on a farm in Troy town ship, Wood county, Ohio, where he lived until he was 2S years of age when he removed to Monroe county, this state. In the spring of lsTs he bought a new farm ol goo acres four miles north of St. Louis and with his family moved onto it where he residel live years, improving thr farm. In the e.-'rly days of Ohio his fath er was one of the old pioneers of the Mauinee Yalley and Inspection Gen eral of the hio Militia. Gen. Stead man was o:to of his coloiu N. They both resigned and went to California together in lb4l, during the gold ex citement. After returning he became a zealous and active member of w hat was then known as the famous under ground rail road. At' co v, of age, w hen too ) ! . . . , , -e- vice, In refused the . u h mom ot colonel of the 21st (). V. I. and af terward went to tin- front as quarter master of the 07th O. V. I. where he served for nearly two years, when lie was stricken with typhoid fever, at Winchester, and was forced to re sign. IN- afterward served four years in the Ohio legislature and six years as Co. commissioner and w as the only candidate the Toledo llhuh and ( '"iitw n i( would compromise on for congress to run against Frank Hurd the tirst time he was elected, but declined to run on account of hi health and age. II. L. Wood, at the age of in years, enlisted in Co. (i. IS'.ith (). Y. I. and served 'till the close of the war in Tennessee and Alvbama. Al the time he enlisted he refused t l,oo ti go as a substitute. He has held the oilier of supervisor of Pino Kiver two years and repre ntativc of the county for the p.i-t two years. He has never ftdlovved any other occupation but that of fanning and manufacturing brick. Mr. Wood was an active, earnest working member of the last legisla ture, true ti his convictions of right, and w ill, if elected to the next legis lature, look Will to the interests of his constituents. H. L. Potts, tin' republican nomi nee for judge of probate, was born in Canada, thirty-live years ago. When he was five years of age hi- parents removed to Miehign. He made the most of the meagre op portunities presented to secure an education, and commenced the study of law at Harrison, w here after a very creditable course he was duly admit ted to practice. Having spent twelve years in the successful practice of hU chosen profession at Harrison he, A al o to Stuttz Furniture o- Get your city prices, Rich, Medium and Plain Furniture. Parlor Suits, 7 pes., from $25 up. A Handsome Suit for $33.00. Reed, Ratan & Willow Rockers Up Stairs in two years ago, moved to Ithaca where he has since iv-idcd. Hi sue ecs in securing the confidence, and respect of his fellow townsmen, and of the people throughout the county generally, is almost phenomenal. Without tin- aid of friends he has won his way to the popular regard of the convention w Iiom candidate he is, for tin- important otlice of judge of probate, upon his acknowledged merits. That he will be elected there is no doubt. Our candidate for sheriff, Perry I). Pettitt, moved to Gratiot county in ls.5, enlisted in the nh Michigan cavalry and took part in some of the most exciting events of tin war, was present at the capture of .Jell", lhiv is, his company standing guard over the man of petticoats. After the Hose of the war he returned to I'mern, win-re Ire continued to reside 'till 1 Msg, when he moved to Alma, where ' wa soon elected constable and i.iier village marshal, both of which offices hi' filled so acceptably that hi friends from Areada presented hi name to tin- county convention a- a suitable candidate for the office of sheriff in 1 '. His faithful di charge of the duties of thi-dliee for the last two years confirms the wis dom of the selection. His friend now know him to be a faithful and competent officer and will see to it that his services are continued in thi-rcspon-ible other for tin next two years. Our candidate for clerk, Marvin 1. Salter, was born in the city of Detroit. Oct. lPth, Is:,;;. At the' age f six years he moved with his pa rents on a farm in Shelby, Manunb county, Mich. When he was lg years of age his father sold the farm and engaged in the ineichanlile bu-i-ness at Disco, a small village in that county, but in two years afterward his stoic w as s, mi tire and burned with all its contents, sweeping away all the hard earnings of v ear-of toil, but he did not long -urv iv e hi- h v for in a short time was carried to hi last resting place. After hi- father" death Marvin clerked in stores and worked by the dav among the farm ers, until he w as go, when he learned tin- trade of carriage building and carpentering. In Iso In- and his mother moved to Ithaca, where he has followed the trade of cabinet work and carpentering until he en tered upon his duties a county clerk, Jan. I, I-sT. He lias served two terms a president of the village of Ithaca, two term as supervisor of the townhip and n-ses-or of the vil lage and one year as chairman of the board of supervisor-. Mr. Sailer h is made a very dlicient clerk and the people will see to it he be con tinued in the otlice for another term. New England Hallet So Davis Estey Estey Granville,Wood&SonPipe Organs then come to uswe are D PI IrHITF fflf 1 li j,L.l ,i ... II ,11,., Wright, Schneider & Stuttz Building. Our candidate for county treas urer was born in Kngland in ls:50. At the age id' 1 ." began work upon the farm, which he continue till the ago of gt. w hen having married, he came to America, settled in the town if North Shade, (Jratiot county, and located acres of land on section 17. ly industry and eeonemy he ha- been able to secure the comforts of a homo in the "land of the free." Hi' has held the office of town treas urer for nine consecutive years and that f supervisor continuously for fourteen years, having been chair man of the board for four years. Mr. Uriee was elected county treas urer in ls.; and has by his strict in tegrity and careful business methods commended hini-clf to the suffrages id' tin- people for a second term. Our candidate for register, Ches ter W. Martin, was born on a farm in this state .'!.' years ago ami spent th- years until In was It as other farmer's boys do who help to clear up and dc Hop a new ami growing country, lie then went to St. Louis where he lived until Dec. of "sfwith tin- exception of three summers ami one winter that he spent at home helping hi- father, whose business affairs ho look entire charge of from the time ho was years old, on ac count of his sickness On coining to (Jratiot county, Mr. Martin engaged in the business of buving staves for eastern dealers, first by the month ami later in part nership wiih his brother, Floyd K. and still later on his own account paying nut during the sca-on of Vg and -d ahnr,t7,oni in t-;ixh in this and adjoinirgrountirs for oak staves. This hii-inrss he followed until the fall of 1VM when the oak timber in this section became practically ex hausted. Mr. Martin then engaged in buy ing grain and produce in St. Louis with Parker Merrill, the firm being .Mai tin A: Merrill. At the end of one year Mr. Merrill engaged in railroad building and Mr. Martin continued the business alone making St. Loiii- one of the be-t maiket in the siato and no man can say that he ever wronged him out id' a pound of grain r a cent f its price. In the spring of 1 "'", gi ain being low ami the business nt being remunerative, Mr. Martin l"came book-keeper ami general manager for W. W. Starkey who at that lime commenced the manufacture of wooden wan at St. Louis, ami employing from 15 o to ;,." men. Mr. Martin h.nl full charge, Mr. Starkey being away most id' the time. This position he held up to thi- time of his moving to Ithaca, giving the best of satisfaction. While Mr. Martin has always inkrii a i a tivr inteti-s: in political affairs of nation, state, county, town Pianos, Pianos, Pianos, Organs, lower than the lowest (Ti ship ami village, never missing but one election (which was a village election) since he was a voter. He hai not been an office seeker but in the tpring of I8sn he ws prevailed on, much againut his w ill, to accept the republican nomination for village president. It van conceded that the fusion majority at that time wan at least ino, yet Mr. Martin was elected by a majority of 131 over Mr. Tucker on a total vote of 40.1. In the campaign of 18so Harney Swope, the nominee for register of deeds, withdrew from the ticket and Mr. Martin was put on in his place by the unanimous vote of the countv committee only about two weeks he fore the election ami was elected bv a plurality of .!', only two men on the ticket receiving more votes than he. His opponent, Dr. Crandell, of St. Louis, bfing one of the most popular men in that party. Mr. Martin, before entering on the duties of his otlice, moved to Ithaca and ha honestly dt voted hi time ami ability ti) the duties of his otlice and if selected will, in the future av in the past conscientiously devote his time to the office, one of the most important in the county. We pre dict a triumphant election for Mr. Martin. Our candidate for Prosecuting At torney, Hyron S. Sawyer, was born in Branch county in 1H50; pract ised law in Hudson four years; moved to Ithaca in Ihsq; Jus been engaged in the practice of law there since that time; has been presieent of the village; memhepof the village board ami circuit court commissioner; was elected prosecuting attorney, two years ago and renominated by acclamation, for a second term. Our candidate for circuit court commissioner, John M. Kverden, was born in the town of Wheatficld, Ing ham county, in 1F5.1. When he was but two years of age his parent moved to the townihip of Kmerson, this county, where his boyhood days wore passed jtrnid the rugged inci dents of pioneer life. At the age of v.o he commenced teaching school which In followed successfully for ten years He w as t Ircted township superintendent of schools in 1 hT.. In 177 In- was elected supervisorof his township and again in 1SS7. In the spring of Vf.s iK. moved to Ithaca, was elected justice of the peace for th full term the next year ami on December Lit was admitted to the bar as an attorney. Mr. Kverden is well qualified for the otlice of circuit court eommissinnrr. J. K. Crandall, of St. Louis, candi date for circuit court eommUsioncr, has filled the oflirr so acceptably for one term as to secure the renomina tion unanimously by acelam n ion, a well deserved compliment.