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SUPPLEMENT TO THE
Copper Country Evening Hews
gATCBBAV, SB1TEMDER 12. 1SSG.
It is Heard in New York on the
Vital Issues of the Great
Campaign.
PERILS OF POPOCRAT SUCCESS.
Stirring Address in Which All
Questions Are Handled in a
Masterly Way.
' New York, Aug. 28. At Carnegie Lull,
Thursday uigbt. un Immense nud enthu
siastic audience gathered to bear tbo
mum of the cainpuign discussed by ex
preaident Renjarula Harrison. Hon.
Chaunccy M. Depow presided over the
meeting. Both Mr. Harrison mid Mr.
Depcw were tho recipients of ovations
when they entered the LalL Upou fall
ing the gathering to order, Mr. Depew
delivered oji addre.su on campaign issues,
at tho close of which be introduced ex
President Harrison, who at once entered
into a discussion of the issues. He spoke
at considerable length, being Tery fre
quently interrupted by applause. Re
ferring to bia appearauco as a campaign
rpeaker he raid it wai due to bia sense
of the duty he owed to the country to
combat the fallacies sought to be foisted
upon the people '7 be Democratic party
and its allies. He acknowledged bis re
spect for the feelings which actuated
the gold Democrats in occupying the po
sition they do, but said they must not
xpect the Republican Jrty to reorgan
ize Itself because the Democratic party
had disorganized itself. Tbo Demo
cm tic party had once more exhibited its
capacity to be ruptured and a party that
cannot be split was a public menace.
When the leaders of a party assembled
In convention depart from its traditional
principles and advocate doctrines that
threaten the integrity of the gOTcrnment.
the social order of our communities and
the security and soundness of our
finance, it ought to be split, and it digni
fies itself when it docs split. A bolt
from any party Is now and then a most
reassuring incident and was never more
reassuring and nevrr had better cause
than now. The Republican party fronts
the dffftructkmists and trumpets its de
fiance to tho enemies of "sound money."
It will fight, however, without covering
any of the glorious mottoes and inscri
tiona that are upon it banner. Contin
uing, Mr. Harrison said:
l'hat is a leading issue of a cam-
Iaign which most agitates tho people,
n my opinion there is no issue present
ed by the Chicago convention more im
portant or vital than the question they
have raised of prostituting the power
and duty of the national courts and na
tional executive. The defense of tho
constitution, of the Supreme court of the
United States and of the President's
power and duty to enforce all of the
laws of the United States without await
ing tho call or consent of the governor
of any state is an Important and living
issue in this campaign. Tariff and coin
age will be of little moment if our con
stitutional government is overthrown.
When we have a President who believes
that it is neither his right nor his duty
to see that the mail trains are not ob
structed and that interstate commerce
has Its free way, irrespective of state
lines and state courts, who fears to use
our ancient and familiar power to re
strain and punish lawbreakers, free
trade and free nilver will be appropriate
accompaniments of such an administra
tion and cannot add appreciably to the
national distress or tho national dis
honor. (Applause.)
"The atmosphere of tho Chicago con
vention was surcharged with the spirit
of revolution. Its platform was car
ried and its nominations made with ac
companying Incidents of frenzy that star
tled the onlookers and amazed the coun
try. The courts and the President were
arraigned for enforcing tho laws, and
government by the mob was given pref
erence over government by law enforced
by the court decrees and by executivo
orders. There was no calm deliberation;
there was frenzy. There was no thought
ful searching for the man who from ex
perience was most able to direct public
affairs. There was an Impulsive re
sponse to an impassioned spoeeh thnt se
lected the nominee. Not nmid such
jnrrotindings as that, not under such in
fluences, nre these calm, discreet things
done that will commend themselves to
the judgment of tho American people.
.(Applause.)
"They denounce In their platform In
terference by federal authorities In local
VJ9 tV a v'o'ati0" of the constitution
ot the United States and n crime against
free institutions. Mr. Tillman in his
speech approved this declaration. It
"was intended to he In words a direct
condemnation of Mr. Cleveland as Presi
oent of the United States for using the
power of tho executive to brush out of
me way every obstacle to tho free pass
ce of the mail trains of the United
. 7- ,,ie '"state commerce, and,
my friends, whenever our people np
rove the choice of n President who
r-lievos he must ask Cov. Altgeld or
any other state permission to enforce the
.f !. .timtol Stales, we have
l ?tt,M ''TVi th1 v'ffory the boys won
i.Vi (Applause.)
4. . frioii.ij. this constitutional ques
tion, this division between the general
on. local authorities is n plain and easy
! ', A disturbance which i purely lo
1sL.ii Vt:,, "te affair. 'The
resident cannot send troops or lend any
h m V" , ,tl' Mature calls upon
IJi'f ,K'P' or.,1,e Knvcrnor. If the
I t... ,VJ ".I1 ln ein. Put when
5ni T.!f Vn,,1'J ateii i invaded
ti.n s"ir"V' -uto if. nd this conven-
wZ n?.ttu ,'l'e Pre nt for doing
C,,nt.,."S ?l,th .'""'l-elled him to do.
ffi? " f"r ' rMt war for the
liV.rr l'u tho tas n,isht low its
was kIu N",: ) V'?t 11,0 do'-Mnc which
won,, H,U"',',V"1 victorious iu a civil
l.ut the assault docs not end there.
nil tlM"'7"; co',r ,,f I'nitstl States
wrft . !,0Va"',. t'cy used the familiar
L ,."J"",ton to suppress violence,
In.Hi '"'V from breaking the law.
IhL ?l ,,ntf,'rm plainly nienns-I will
wow you that it was so understood in
we convention and In the committee on
resolut.ons-thnt the Democratic policy
i w,en the Supreme court, exer
V.i ""'"niiutionnl power and duty,
Vlnu ?" ,l,,rrP'tntion to a law of the
rvnj . S,a.,M thnt was not pleasing to
vongicss they Houl, increase the Hum-
jruu wan it
GEN. HARRISON'S VOICE
HIS CURIOUS WAY
mm
.1 TaiY 'T" mi
4 'I r3 Mi
Mv. ISryitn ussvrts thnt
ber of judjres and pack the court to get
a decision to please them. (Applause.)
"My friends, our fathers who framed
this government divided its great pow
ers between three great departments
the legislative, executive and the judicial.
It soiiKht to make these independent,
tho one of the other, so that neither
might overshadow or destroy the other.
The Supreme court, the most dignified
judicial body in the world, was appointed
to Interpret the laws and the constitu
tion, and when that court pronounced
a decree as to the powers of Congress
or as to any other constitutional ques
tion, there Is but one right method if we
disagree, and that is the method pointed
out by the constitution to amend it to
conform with our views. That is the po
sition today.
"You are to answer, then, my fellow
citizens, in all the gravity of a great
crisis, whether you will sustain a party
who propose to destroy the balance which
our fathers instituted in our system of
government, and whenever a tumultuous
Congress disagrees with the Supremo
court and a subservient President Is in
the white house, that the judgment of
the court shall be reconsidered and re
versed by increasing the number of
judges and packing the court with men
who will decide as Congress wants them
to. (Applause.) I cannot exaggerate the
gravity aud the importance and the dan
ger of this assault upon our constitution
al form of government.
"I do not intend to spend any time In
the discussion of the tariff question. That
debate has been won, and need not be
protracted. It might run on eternally
upon theoretical lines. We had had some
experiences, but they were historical and
remote, and not very instructive to this
generation. Wo needed an exis'rience of
our own, and we have had it. It hus
been a hari lesson, but a very convinc
ing one, and everybody was in the school
house when it was given him. A panic in
lS'M of most extraordinary character has
been succeeded by n gradual drying up,
less and less, until universal business dis
traction and anxiety prevails over all of
our community. I do not believe there
has been a time, except, perhaps, in the
very heat of some active panic, when
universal fear and anxiety and watchful
ness, even to the point of desperation,
has characterized this great metropolis
as it does today. (Applause.) Men have
been afraid to go away for a vacation.
They have felt that they must every day
in this burning heat come to the city aud
watch their business. That is the situa
tion. "What has brought it about? Gentle
men, who Is there to defend the Wilson
tariff bill? Who says it is a good tariff
measure? (A voice: "Nobody.") I don't
believe a candidate enn be found to say
that it Is. Mr. Cleveland repudiated
it. It was so bad that he could not
attach his oflicial signature to it, and it
became a law without it. He said it
was full of incongruities and inequali
ties. What has been the result of that
measure? It has faileil to produce rev
enue enough, supplemented by our inter
nal taxes, to maintain the government.
There has been an annual deficit ap
proaching S.'jO.UW.OOO every year, and
the national treasury has been contin
ually in a state of embarrassment. Our
manufacturers, left without adequate
protection, have been successively and
gradually closing up and putting out
their lircs. Put not only has this pro
duced such an effect, but It has practi
cally contributed to tho financial depres
sion that wo are in. The maintenance
of the gold reserve up to $1 00.000,000
by the government for the redemption
of our lictes was essential to coutidence
in tho stability of our finances. When
the government reserve runs down peo
ple begin at once to say: 'We may come
to a silver basis if gold is going out.'
The reserve is generally down and this
fear is greatly increased, but how can
von keep n gold reserve of SlOO.OOO.oou
when you have not got $1(KMXHi.ot!j in
the treasury all told? How can you
maintain this gold reserve for redemp
tion of notes when you have an annr-il
and continuous deficit and your inco::n.'
not equaling your deficit? So that, my
friends, this tariff bill has not only con
tributed, by increasing innoitations, by
taking away the needful support for our
own manufacturers, but tt has contrib
uted in the way of increasing tho silver
scare to bring us into the present condi
tion of distrust and dismay which now
prevails. (Applause.)
"Put I do not intend to follow that
nuestion further. 1 am quite as much
opposed to cheapening tho American
workingman and working woman ns I
nni to cheapening our dollars. lAp
ulause). I am quite ns strongly in favor
of keeping days' work nt home as I am
j-.ld dollars. "(Applause).
"Mv friends, as a Republican, I nni
proud of many things, but I can sum up
aV the highest satisfaction I have had
? Vh- .;.rtv and its career that the
prospect of Republican success neve
III l"- I"' . ........ n.ifi.I. .IM
all realize how important the choice of
, .resident l7, Do you know that, as
he law Is now. without the passage of
a y free coinnrfe of silver at all, it is
I, the power of the President, of the
nited States to bring the "".mess of
the ronntry to a silver basis? All he
,Ts to do is to let the gold reserve go,
to piv out silver when men ask for
ol and we are there already. It I
on y because the presidents of he
United States that we have had. a id the
one wp have now. have regarded it
under the law as his public duty to
maintain the gold basis, maintaining
OF SHOWING IT.
mmiiKaumiii
' il l itr, v win E .t I li V(r M 4 .-ii m hi . i viu i ii i :y 17.5 ; '
ho is apjmsotl ttt i'urclirn domination in our nl't'ntrs.
that parity between our silver and gold
coins which the law declares is the
policy of tho government, and because
he has the courage, to execute the pow
ers given to him by the resumption act
to curry out that declaration of pablic
law. I undertake, therefore, to say
that if Mr. Rryan. or a man holdiug his
views, were in tho presidential chair,
without any legislation by Congress, we
should be on u silver basis in a week's
time. (Appluuse).
"The silver question what is it? Do
you want silver because you want more
money, a larger circulating medium? I
have not heard anybody say so. Mr.
Rryan is not urging it upon that basis.
If anybody were to seek to give that as
a reason for wanting free silver he would
be very soon confounded by the state
ment that free silver would put more
gold out of circulation than mints of the
United States could posxihly bring in in
years of silver, and that instead of hav
ing more money we would have less. (Ap
plause.) With our six hundred and odd
million of gold driven out of circulation
we will reduce our per capita money of
this country M ween eight un. I nine dol
lars. So it is not for more money. We
have un abundant supply of circulating
medium gold, nilvcr, national bank
greenbacks, treasury notes, fractional sil
ver. We have something like Jf:j:i per
capita of our jNipulation. What is it.
then, that creates this demand for silver?
It is openly avowed. It is not more dol
lars, but chous-r dollars that nre wanted.
It is a lower standard of value that they
are demanding. They say gold has gone
up until it has ceased to le a proper
standard of value, aud they want silver.
Rut how do they want it.
"Now, my friends, there is a great
deal of talk about bimetallism nnd the
double standard nnd a great deal of con
fusion in tho use of those terms. Ri
metallisiu is the use of the two metals
as money where they nre both used.
Ry a double standard they mean thnt
we shall have a gold dollar nnd a silver
dollar which will be n unit of value,
by which all property and all wages
and everything is to Ik? measured. Now.
our fathers thought that when they used
these two metals in coinage they must
determine the intrinsic relative value of
the two, so that a comparison of the
markets of the world would show just
what relation one ounce of silver bore
to one ounce of gold; how many ounces
of silver it took to be equal to one ounce
of gold in the markets of the world
where gold nnd silver were used, and
they carefully went about ascertaining
that. Thomas Jefferson nnd Alexander
Hamilton gave their great powers to
tho determination of that question, and
they collected the market reports and
they studied with all their power that
question, and when they found what
appeared to bo tho general and average
relative value of these two metals they
fixed upon a ratio between them. Now,
what was the object of all that? Why
did they lump it all? Recause they fully
understood that unless these dollars were
of tho same intrinsic value that both of
them could not be standards of value,
and both could not circulate. (Ap
plause.) "As things are now the silver dollars
that we have nre supported by the gov
ernment, and the government that sup
ports this silver bullion has issued these
dollars on its own account not for the
mine owner and it has pledged its sa
cred honor it would make every one of
these dollars ns good as a gold dollar.
(Croat applause.) And that is a power
ful snpiHirt. Our Populistic friends pro
pose that the man who digs silver out of
the mine may bring it to the mint and
have it stamped and handed back to him
as a dollar, the government having no
responsibility about it. These men
would reject with contempt tho projiosi
tion that free coinage was to come with
a pledge on behalf of the government
to maintain the parity of the two dollars.
(Applause.) Rut this feeling is well
adapted to touch the prevailing American
bumptiousness nnd well adapted to
touch that prejudice against Kngland
which many have, but cau we do this
tiling ourselves? Is it a question wheth
er we will do it, or ask anybody's con
sent whether we may. or ask the co-op-onttion
of somebody.' Not at all. I
tell you what this government enn do
alone. It can lix its money unit. It
can declare by law what shall bo the
relative value of an ounce of gold and
nu ounce of silver, but it cannot make
that last declaration food. (Applause.)
It is unquestionably fully within the
power of this government to bring this
country to a silver basis by coining silver
dollars nnd making them hgcl tender.
They can do that.
"This government might say you shall
take one of these dollars, but it cannot
nay nnd enforce its decree if you should
call out the regular army or navy nnd
muster our great modern ships and the
militia, and put William J. Rryan in
command of them it cannot enforce tho
decree that one ounce of gold is the
equivalent of sixteen ounces of silver.
(Croat applause and cheers.) Not only
tint, not Prance and Lngland and der
many can do that unless the markets
respond. (Applause.), We can of our
selves of our own wisdom, declare the
unit of value. We can coin silver free
ly but we cannot make sixteen ounces
of silver equal to one ounce of gold un
less it Is. (Applause.) And it is not
unless the incrchauta take It at that
rate. , ti ,
"What Is the next suggestion. It Is,
my friends, in the case of free silver,
what is the financial and moral equiva
I was tne aumor oi nivrai whirs ana
was of late years in charge of the mis
.i.. n.k Ii this city, woiklntr with-
feus oas
lent of a declaration that ."O-ccnt pieces
are dollars. They might just as well
pass a law that ,0 rents is a dollar.
That would not make it so, would it?
It would be a legal dollar; but it would
not buy a dollar's worth of anything.
What is the effect of that? The mer
chant would tako care of himself.
"A man keeps a store down here on
Broadway, and that law is going into
operation tonight, lie summons all his
clerks and buys 25 cents' worth of pen
cils, and before he opens his store in the
morning be has marked up his goods to
the new scale. He can do all that. Rut
there ure great numbers of people, num
berless people, who enlist our interest,
nnd some of them enkindle our sympa
thies, who cannot use the pencil. Take
the work of man. He cannot go to the
pay roll with a pencil and mark it up.
He has got to consult somebody. He
has to enter into an argument. He has
got to get some other man's consent be
fore he can mark up his wages. Then
there is tho pensioner, those thnt aro re
ceiving pensions from fhis government
for gallant deeds done in the war, and
others for the loss of beloved ones, lie
cannot tako his pension certificates, and
when it reads eight dollars make it lead
sixteen dollars. He must wait for an
appeal to Congress, nud a Congress that
is populistic in character would bo un
sympathetic. (Applause). Take the
men who have lifo insurance. Can they,
where the policy reads J'iOOO, miko it
$iO,000? No. Can the managers of
ihese institutions make it right with
them? No. This policy coerce integ
rity. (Applause).
"My friends, the men surely do not
contemplate tho irretrievable and exten
sive character of the disaster and dis
turbance and disruption which they ore
proosing for all of us in nil our business
affairs, great nnd simple. Take the la
boring man; how full of sympathy they
are for him. My countrymen, I never
spoke n false word to the laboring man
in my life. (Croat applause). 1 have
never sought to reach his vote or influ
ence by appeal to that part of his na
ture that will pollute the Intellect and the
conscience. 1 have believed and I be
lieve today that any system that main
tains the prices of labor in this country,
that brings hope into the life of the la
boring man, that enables him to put by,
that gives him a stake in the good order,
the prosperity of the country, is the pol
icy that should be our American policy.
(Applause.) I have resisted in ninny
campaigns this idea that a debased cur
rency could help the workingman. The
first dirty errand thnt a dirty dollar does
is to cheat the workingmen. (Applause.)
"My friends, a cold statistical inquiry,
non-partisan in it character, was ma le
by a committee of the Senate in l.V.s)
and some following years. The commit
tee was composed of Democrats und of
Republicans, and they set out to study
as statistic ians the relative prices of com
modities nnd wages nt different periods
in the history of our country. This in
vestigation covered the years of the war.
It showed how prices of goods went up
and in what proportion labor advanced.
(Soods went up rapidly because the pen
cil process is a quick process. Wages
went up haltingly and slowly, because
the employer has to he persuaded and
the pencil won't servo.
"Now, I have here a memorandum of
some of those facts resulting from thnt
investigation. Labor in one period ad
vanced li per cent.: goods, tho things
the men had to buy out of their wages
for their families and their living, ad
vanced IS per cent. Through another
period the laborers' wages advanced 10'j
per cent., and tho price of goods ad
vanced V.i per cent. In another period
the wages of the laborer went up per
cent, and the price of merchandise ad
vanced 00 per cent. ln another peri
Reading. Ta , Sept. 14 -Colonel Nor -
man W lard. the well-known inventor
- . . i
od the laborers' nnges went .p
4'.'- n-r cent., and the price of goo.ls
117 per rout. Now. these statistics r'
J the result of a solid micnlilic inquiry
I made by men of Is.tii parties to drier
! mine what tin truih was. nud the truth
llcy fouud that the enormous disparity
i between the advance of the cost cf liv
1 log and the advance iu wage falls iu ex
, ucily with what we would conclude in
uduii'ce. Laborers, men who work.
I wlnil.cr wi'.h bend or hnnd in salaried
j portions, would do well to take these
facts to heart and settle the question
; after that broad, deep inquiry to which
j Mr. Rryan invites you, as to whether
I yon want to cu'er into (mother experi
ence such as you hud during the war.
when wages advanced so slowly and
tcdioii-ly and the cost of your living
moved on so swiftly.
J "I have sketched very hastily some of
the evils that will result from this
change to a debused dollar a eontrac
I tioii of our currency by tho exporting of
i our gold u ad a read jut incut, of very-
thing. Now, who will get any benefit
Well, the man who owe a debt that be
contracted upon a gold basis uud is uble
to pay it with a .Mi-cent dollar. He and
the mine ow ner w ho gets an exaggerated
price for the product of hi mine nre
j the only two people, or classes of js ople,
I that 1 cun see that would have any b. ue-
lit out of it. They make a strong uji-
' peal to the farmer. They say it will
I put up prices. Well, iu a sense, yes.
Nominally, vet. Really, no. If wheat
goes lrom .Si com in me price
has been increased, you will say, but if
the price of everything else has gone up
in the same proortion. a bushel of
wheat won't buy for the farmer any
more sugar or coffee or funning imple
ments, or anything else that be has to
purchase.
"It invokes the idea tbut this govern
ment of our shall pay not only its debt
of honor but that tiny pay the interest
on it bonds and the circulating notes
iu a debased currency. My country
men, this country of ours, during the
troublous times of the war may have
had severe trials, but these financial
l (jucstions are scarcely less trout. Ions
than those. Docs not every instinct of
pride, doc not every instinct of self-
interest, does not every thoughtful, af
fectionate interest iu others, does not
our sense of justice and honor rise up
to rebuke the infamous proposition that
this government aud its jsoile shall be
come a people of repudintorsV" (Pro
longed applause and cheers.)
CAMPAIGN NOTES.
One of the anomalies of this cam
paign i that the business man whose
wisdom and experience is sought for by
farmers and laboring men in their private
matters, i considered by many of them
ns nn unsafe adviser in xliticul matters.
The issues of this national election are
business Issues. The question is, how
can the industries of Ihe nation be re
vived? It would seem ns if the judgment
of the men who manage the industries
should be consulted.
It is an o.ld spec tacle to see a free sil-
ver orator who never did a day's work
in his life, who has had no experieine
in managing business affairs, who hu
neve r organized or managed a labor em
ploying industry, who ha never paid a
laboring man a dollar for work, and who
never evolved a practical plan which
resulted in giving employment to unem
ployed people, delivering an oration over
the "fallen ruins of a elend industry,"
te lling how it can be revived.
It took Rryan and the other Democrat
ic orators two and a quarter year to
pas the Wilson bill, although they had
been telling the American people for
thirty years that they knew the tariff
question all by heart, nnd were agreed
a to what they were going to do. How
long will it take these same Democratic:
fro silver orators to pass a free coinage
bill? And what will hnppen to the coun
try in tin; meantime;
The Democratic orators talked tariff
re form thirty years before they got the
consent of the American people to put
their plans into effect. When nt lat
the people consenteil to let them try their
tariff reform, it took those orators two
and a quarter years in agree upon the
exact woriling of their tariff law. In
the meantime, while they held the conn
try in suspense, the industries of the na
tion became paralyzed from doubt and
uncertainty. If it took these tariff re- j was epiite sure he had the right under
form orators two and one-half years to ; standing of it.
make a law after thirty years of study, '' Such a slory seems almost too absurd
how long will it tuke these free silver i to be true, but it may be assumed, log-
orator to make a law after only five
years of study? And if these two nnd
one-half years of dispute and uncertainly
on the tariff paralyzed the industries,
what will become of these industries if
another series of free silver speeches
is hulled against them, seeing that these
industries ure more afraid of tree coin
age than they were of free trade?
The crop now in the fields of Nebraska
would underordinary conditions be worth
.flOO.OOO.tKH). If tin laboring men of
the country were at work there would
be n demand in the Past for this ro,.
In every town of NelnasKa the process
of loading this crop into cars would be
going on nil over the state. As fast
as the cars were loaded sight drafts
would be drawn on Chicago, New York.
Rultimorc and other market centers and
by means of these sight draft the bal
ance of e-reilit would be transferred from
the Past to the West. Kvery bank in
every Nebraska town would be ensv.
money would be plenty and wo would I
call that good times. Oood time will
eeiiiie to the Western farmer when the
Pastern laborer goes to work, and not
till then. What would it avail the
Western fanner to see trninlond of sil
ver bullion passing through the e-otintry
on its way to the Pastern mint to be
coined, if the factories in the Past were
still idle, nnd the people out of employ
ment. Would the mere coining of these
Western silver dollars make a demand
HE CAN'T GET AROUND
I "'' ' ;
I tnt mi
mnir.i w
. n I-, ci th .lied at tbo pc nl
l'ii.l. .elicit', "ii The re-
II iw. vlip.i e,l to Wife. Who
for bread nnd meat? The 'demand ftt
Western food inut originate in the Hast.
If the West unite with. the South in
forcing iimiii this country a isdicy which
frightens tin Lat, bow will Pastern ta
bor ls employed and how can it buy
Western food?
"It i Is-cuuse it is," says Rrr.an.
Whoever heard a statesman use such
words?
That was a very adroit campaign wail
C'liu i i inn it Jones isKiied for fund. The
silver kings will see to it that .Ions has
u 11 tb money ho needs, but he considers
it strategy to make "a sior mouth." all
the same.
Rev. Dr. McArthur of New York
sweetly says that the five silver move
ment consist Kolcly of "lungs, linacy
and larceny."
Whe-n Rryan bad a chance to help the
farmer be did what he e-ould to down
him. He voted iu Congress for free
wool. That alone hit ove r :M 100,000 of
Allien, an sheep raisers.
It is an insult to the or man tj hat
that silver is the poor man' money. A
poor man is entitled to a good money as
the rich man.
The old soldier will rally once mar.
It will be on .NovciuIht and McKinley
will be the color Isarer.
Pvery President of the United State
has been either a lawyer or u soldiev, or
both.
'I he Mopli nre swarming to beur Mr
Kinley. Rryan travels about the country
to find audiences.
The eluty of every man is to make bis
income equal to bis expenditure' and it is
the same with a nation.
And the Democrats ure now complain
ing that the Republican plan of campaign
educate too much.
Tho If timorous Side.
Iu storming the citadel It begins tci
look as if Tom Watson was to be left
"outside? the breastwork."
Rryan has been fishing too. It beat
all what an in I Mini )nchant Democrats
and Poisicrat have for fishing.
It J safe to say that what Mrs. Leas
ami Helen tlougar advocate, the rest
of the country better st-er clear of.
The managers elon't seem to know
where to place Rryan so a to d tb?
most good. He might take a sea voyage.
Rryan is quite a talker. He can wind
up hi voral organs and go off uud leave
them niul no stoppage will lie noticed.
Rourke Cockran is ulso something of 4
talker biiuself. Dixon Star.
The llaeljfo of Free Trade.
Oh, times they aro hurd, and money U
sea ree.
We're viewing the future askance;
And thousand of workmen, nil idle aaJ
poor.
Wear a patch on the seat of their pa&ts,
nam, nunts.
Weir a pateti ou the scut of their pant.
I
! AI,an;Il,,lll,T P'-"''' and hard times will
j o,,r trouble will onlv enhnnce;
And millions of pe'erp'u will wear th new
! luulge.
a pait u on me sent or moir pants, pjol.
I units.
A patch on the sent of their pants.
TIutc's many a man who wanted a change.
You can spot him the very Hrt glance.
There' a look that Implies when you gain
In hi eye
Kick the patch on the scat of my pant,
mints, mints.
Kick the patch on the sent of my pants.
Scranton (Pa.) Tribune.
A Populist Heller.
j A resident of Poughkoopsio a few days
1 ago received a h'tter from a friend In
I Nebraska in which it is shown what
I the mental calilicr is of some of the be-
Hovers in free silver. The Nebraskan
who wrote the hotter heard a Populist
explain the meaning of 10 to 1 to a
group of attentive listeners.
He said that if Rryan should be elect
ed he would sell his grnin this fall and
demand payment in gold. Then he would
go to the mint and receive $1000 in sil
ver for each $100 in gold, and with that
silver he would pay off the mortgage on
his farm. He admitted that some of
his m-ighbors did not exnlain Ihe mean
ing of Hi to 1 in the same way, but he
i ieally, that a man who thoroughly and
; honestly believes thnt the carrying out
of the financial policy laid out at Chi
cago will lsdieve anything else that
would reveal itself to normal minds at
once as nonsense. Albany Pxprestj.
Not in a Hundred.
Bill Rrynn fooled the voters
In elghteen-niiiety-tvvo;
The promises he made us
ISrought soup to mr and yon;
Again be would enchant us
lty singing hopeful tune;
He fed u soup too often
Ho cannot feed us prunes.
Another.
The original nnd picturesque reason
given by a Hopper to Popoeratie silver
ism, residing in this county, is that "the
price of steers went dow n w hile John M.
Stnll was a stuto senator." Warren (O.)
Chronicle.
Danger in I ha Other Foot.
Syracuse Standard: Rryan is trusting
to the left hind foot of a rabbit. Let him
look out for the right fore foot of an ele
phant. Tho Ileal Tiling.
If it is true, ns roiorted, that your
Uncle Renjnmiii Harrison is going to
make a Pullman tour, the country will
soon be treated to an exhibition of rear
platform work from a real artist.
IT.
opened It wa discovered tMt ww
l.ooo In cash was missing and an ex
amination of the hooks showed A di

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