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J tX' .KSTABLianiD 1831.
' PCrtlUhed every day oxcept Sunday, at the
Leader Bunding. Putnam Street and
b Muskingum Avenue.
j -' Txtjephohk.
No. 3
I Wa will consider U a groat favor if
' subscribers will report any failure
' toaetthelr Leader, oranyoarelQBs
neu on the part of the carrier.
, Subscribers will please not pay
1 the carriers unless the carrier
punches his oredlt tag In subscrib
er's presence.
For Vrealdent,
Of the United States.
For Vice-President.
01 New Jersoy.
Republican State Ticket.
For Secretary of State,
or Judge of the Supreme Court,
.For Food and Dairy Commissioner,
For Member Board of Public Works,
FRANK A. HUFFMAN, of Van Wert Co.
.For Circuit Judge.
HIRAM L. SIBLEY, of Washington Cos
For Common Pleas Judge,
JOSEPH M. WOOD, of Athens Co
Congressional Ticket.
For Congress, 15th District,
H. a VAN VOORHIS, of Musklmrtim Co.
ounty Ticket.
For Probate Judge,
For Sheriff,
For Auditor,
W. A. PATTERSON, of Waterford
For Recorder,
JOHN W. ATHEY, Marietta Towns p.
For Commissioner, .
JOHN RANDOLPH, Wesley Township.
For Infirmary Director,
WM. SCHNAUFFER, Newporf Township,
I The Republican Party stands :
for honest money and the chance
to earn it by honest toil.
AnA a Good One, Written by Dr. M. V.
Hardy of Marietta, A
(Installment No. 3 )
As wool growers, when we are forced
into competition in wool growing with
the wool grower of those countries
where nothing is required of the ilock
mastcr only to herd his flock and make
his two yearly clips, while we must
feed and house our flock for nearly half
the year and only make one clip in the
same time, we have reason to feel most
shamefully abused. This is an unpar
donable wrong done to the flock-master
in the northern portion of our country,
still we hope there was nothing sec
tional intended by it, and it cannot in
jure us much at present, as the wool
industry with us is a thing of the past,
and our farmers are not burdened with
the millions of dollars that, under the
. HcKinley law, they were compelled to
receive for wool. That money now
goes abroad for wool.
I was taught to believe that under
the republican tariff laws our wool in
dustry was of considerable magnitude,
but if so, it is certainly so noon now.
The substitution of advalorum duty
on many articles, instead of spec!
fie duty, was the means of whole
sale frauds being practiced upon our
government, whereby much merchan
dise passed through our custom houses
"without paying duty, hence iurther de
ficiency in revenue ; morover thereby
the foreign manufacturer was enabled
to unfairly possess our market. The
abolition of those reciprocity treaties,
too, have greatly damaged us.
In those treaties we were the gainer
in two ways. We increased our export
trade, and surrendered nothing in re
turn, because we only admitted articles
iree from duty which we could not
, manufacture or produce, in which case
our capital was not kept unemployed
'nor our labor disturbed.
In our treaty with the Columbian
States of South America we opened up
a heavy trade in flour, whereby our
farmers wheat commanded better prices
and more ready sale. Those Minneapo
lis mills, employed in the manufacture
of Hour, made steady runs to the ad
vantage of their owners, and the laborer
employed was adding to his little cap!
tal stock, so we find it was a good thing
all around.
Hany other articles of our manufac
ture found ready sale from that treaty,
such as sewing-machines, pianos, or
gans, nails, cloths, farming implements
&&, and what did we import from
them ? only buch things as we must
have and could not produce for our"
We imported raw-hides, an article
which we could not produce in sufficient
quantity to keep our extensive tan
neries working on full time. We were
making a good article of'leather when
ever we had the hides, and we found
ready sale for the'leather. This indus
try alone kept thousands of our labor
ing men in employment at the highest
wages paid anywhere in the world, and
but for those hides they must have been
obliged to seek other employment.
We also Imported India rubber from
those states free from duty, an article
of which we could produce one
pound, but we were adepts in making
rubber boots, rubber shoes, rubber
belts, hose fcc., and in obtaining the
rubber from those countries, we kept
our capital and labor employed with
prollt, when without it, so much of our
capital and labor, would thave been idle.
Dyo woods, too, wo needed and pro
cured from them on the same terms,
whereby wo were again the gainer.
In the matter of sugar everybody
should know that we could not produce
only about one tenth of the amount we
consumed, and in getting the raw sugar
from them free from duty many a poor
family could have sugar to use, who
could not afford it at higher prices.
Refining sugar was an industry of ours,
and in refining it much capital and
labor were needed, and in view of this,
wo made refined sugar dutiable", bo it
can be readily seen, that- when wo
abrogated that treaty, we did it to a
great disadvantage to ourselves.
I have always looked upon those reel
nroclty treaties as wise exhibitions of
statesmanship, and shall continue to
do so until I am better informed.
All theso things have' been an
nulled by the democratic party, and
very greatly to the disadvantage of our
people, so far as my limited knowledge
permits me to decide.
Nobody will deny the fact, that for
the three years last past, we have been
experiencing the reverse of fortune,
and every intelligent man and woman
of our nation is casting about for the
cause of it, which, in my opinion is
most easily pointed out, if we candidly
investigate the matter.
(Continued to-morrow.)
Enoonraglnc and Common-Sen.e Views
From an Independent Source.
On the surface of affairs tho indica
tions are altogether favorable to Mo
Kinley's election. Let the people look
at the agitation in the Democratic party
and read the list of the men among its
hitherto recognized leaders who have
repudiated its platform and, if the list
of those who have repudiated its candi
dates is not quite so lnrge, there need be
no serious concern on the subject. If
there is great anxiety here, let them
compare it with those people of promi
nence ou the other side who have re
fused to indorse their party and support
its candidates, and they may well be re
assured The trend is very mnch to the
side of sound money.
There are people who complain that
the Republicans do not yield enough to
the Democrats in the sound monov con
test ; tney would uavo t.ie Republicans
concedo something of their views ou
subordinate issues to the Democrats
who are disposed to aid them in elect
ing their ticket. Tho Republicans have
acted in this way to tho extent of
diminishing their party manifestations
in their press and their public speeches.
We are inclined to think that those who
expect of them that Ihoy shall go further
to relax their party organization ask too
mnch. It is "to be remembered in the
outset that it is the Republicans who
aro right on this currency question
while the Democrats are wrong.
Surely, under these conditions the
parties are not on equal terms, which
would be the natural preliminary to
equal concessions. Neither aro the Re
publicans at all in that divided state that
are the Democrats. The one is a com
pact party as far as we see it in this por
tion of tHe country, at least ; tho other
is distrusted and divided. Tho Repub
licans were tho greatly preponderant
Sartyinthe outset. If the Democrats
ave lost some of their divisions, it gives
them no equitable claim upon the Re
publicans lor a sacrifice of advantages
which that party still holds. The party
that has kept the faith should have the
benefit of it over the party that has for
saken it. We say this treating the sub
ject from a Darty standpoint.
This campaign is not to be a doing
away of both parties. We wish it might
bo, and the establishment of a party
better than either of them ; but, taking
a reasonable view of the situation, we
do not expect it. Wo ore not much con
cerned about tho tariff of tho immediate
future, as we have previously declared,
because we think it will take care of it
self without present concessions on the
subject from tho Republicans. Boston
Herald (Ind. Dem.)."
The "Free" SllTer Fallacy.
The hopelessly weak point in any at
tempt to enrich the masses and estab
lish prosperity with unlimited silver
coinage, or any other flat money, is that
there is no provision for distributing
the wealth. After Mr. Bryan shall be
come president and f reo coinage shall be
accomplished the people who were so
eager to establish such a conjuncture of
circumstances will finally discover that
they are no better off than they were
before. Not a man of them will be ablo
to get a dollar, -whether worth 60 cents
or otherwise, except in tho same way
that money has always been got. It
mustAie obtained in somo sort of honest
hncinttee nr nnrnari no wntrna rPl,mft in
no d.her way in which an honest penny
caipbe got. Now Orleans Picayune.
Some Things Nobody Can Do.
It is idle to "hurl defiance" and boast
pf what this great nation can do, It
never has been able to maintain bimet
allism nnder free coinage of both gold
and silver, even when tho conditions
were far more favorablo than now. This
nation is unquestionably "broad enough
to legislato for its own people without
waiting for the aid or consent of any
other nation on earth," but this nation
tried for over 80 years to seenro bimet
allism under a legal double standard,
and completely failed. And as this na
tion, "broad" as it is, is not ablo to
work miracles, it can no more perform
such a feat now than it conld in tho
A Valuable Prescription,
Editor Morrison, of Worthington,
Ind., "Sun," writes: "You have a valu
able prescription in Electric Hitters.
and I can cheerfully recommend it for
Uonstlpation ana hick Headache, and
as a general system tonic it has no
equal." Mrs. Annie Stehle, 2025 Cot-
tago urovo Ave., unicago, was all run
down, could not eat nor digest food,
had a backache which never left her
and felt tired and weary, but six bot
tles of Electric Bitters restored her
health and renewed her strength
Price 60 cents and $1.00. Get a Bottle
at W. II. 8tyera Drug Store.
He Defines the Duty of Every
True American,
In ThU Campaign It Is Very Clearly tq
Vote For Mcltlnley and Protection,
lAbor and bound Money Tho Aped
Farmer and Statesman Tnlhn Plainly
to Illi Fellow Cltlicm Shows Op tho
Dancera Which Confront the People.
Hon. Columbus Delano, the well
known Ohio farmer, writes as follows ta
the Mount Vernon Republican : ,
"Deak Sin I have lately beon re
quested (verbally and by letter) by so
many esteemed friends to express my
views in regard to the political ques
tions which so mnch interest tho Amer
ican people, that I feel it my duty lo
do so.
"I believe in tho use of silver as one
of tho money metals of our government,
and with the election of McKinley to
tho presidency, and with a Republican
majority in congress, I shall expect to
see au earnest and successful effort
made with foreign nations for the re
storatipn and use of silver upon a basis
that will preserve the parity of value
between it and gold. This will secure
us a sound currency and that is What
the Republican candidate for president
and the Republican party stand for. I
shall expect, also, to see tho re-establishment
of a protective system which
will cmbraco all American industries
which can be profitably pursued, and
at the same time give employment to
American labor at fair and renumera
tive wages, and which will provide for
the expenses of the government, and
abolish tho necessity of borrowing
"I shall look forward to a foreign pol
icy that is truly American, a policy
which will preserve and effectually
maintain the Monroe doctrine, and thus
prevent all future offensive interference
by foreign nations in tho affairs of the
governments of this hemisphere. A
policy also that will respect uud main
tain our rights and interests in Hawaii,
and will sympathize with all on this
continent who" aro struggling for liberty
and independence.
"These are the things which I shall
confidently look forward to and expect
if the Republican party be successful in
tho coming campaign ; but if tho Re
publican party be defeated what aro wo
to expect?
"The Chicago platform declares dis
tinctly for free trade and condemns all
duties on imports except for revenue,
and at the same time declares for tho
preservation of the Wilson bill, which
neither produces revenue nor protects
any American industry.
"The Populists' platform is a decla
ration for every crudity and absurdity
that has fallen from tho lips of rash or
nnwise men since the country has been
afflicted by anarchists, communists and
their associates, and it totally ignores
tho tariff.
"Both the Democratic and Populist
platforms declare for tho free and un
limited coinage of silver without any
effort to seenre an agreement with other
commercial nations relativo to its coin
ago, and without any effort to preserve
tho parity of value between the two
metals, and at a fixed ratio which so
conflicts with tho existing commercial
value of the two metals as to render it
certain that its coinage on such abasis
would bo disastrous to the business of
the nation and ruinous to the public
"The free coinage of silver at the
ratio and in the manner demanded by
the Democratic and Populist platforms
might easily drive gold to such a pre
mium as to force its withdrawal from
circulation, leaving us on a monometal
lic standard of debased silver and dis
honest dollars, which, in addition to
raining our business, would wreck con
fidence in the public credit.
"Under these conditions is it possiblo
for any true and loyal American to
doubt what duty demands ?
"Will Republicans hesitate under
these circumstances? Will they desert
this well tried, this safe, sound, secure
and solid Republican ship, and get on
board of the anarchistic, communistic,
Populo-Democratic, free trade, free sil
ver scow, properly named "Repudia
tion," officered by men entertaining
and exhibiting sentiments, which, if
carried into execution, whoud result in
such a reign of anarchy, disorder and
conf aBion as the nation has never yet
experienced, and I pray God never may 1
"I will add, in conclusion, that even
if I deemed it wise to coin silver imme
diately and- without limit, and if I
thought tho Republican platform fa
vored a single gold standard which it
does not I should deem it my duty to
vote the Republican ticket. In the
complicated affairs of this world we aro
constantly compelled to choose between
what wo consider evils. Wo can not,
each for himself, have at all times that
which each prefers, and hence we are
compelled, when acting associatedly, to
accept thsj which is most practicable
and host under the circumstances for
tho general welfare.
"Therefore, after fairly considering
and comparing the Republican platform
with the platforms of tho Chicago Dem
ocrats and the St. Louis anarchists and
Popnlists, I do not see how any sound,
conservative American nativo or nat
uralizedcan fail to voto for McKinley
and protection."
An Appeal to Cupidity.
At Ada Mr. Bryan, speaking of the
man who introduced him, told the
crowd : "I think he wanted you to be
come acquainted with me so if you
wanted postoffices you would know
where to como and get them. I am not
distributing postoffices yet, but I hope
to before long. " Ho w is that for a high
moral campaign, a crusade with "crowns
of thorns,'1 and "crosses of gold," and
throwing .over 'tables of the money
changers?" It sounds uncommonly
liko an appeal to tho cupidity of every
fellow who wants an office to como to
the support of Bryan. Drop a ballot in
the slot and get a postoffico.
Whloh Is lleit?
I do not know what you think about
it, but I believe it is better to opou np
tho mills for tho labor of America than
to open up the mints for tho silver of
tho world. Major McKinley'a Address
to Visiting Ex-soldiers.
T. It. Tonmend iiets the Sewer Contract,
Hemp the to went Didder.
Council met in regular session Tues
day evening, with all members present
except llrcnan and Ridge.
Building permits wero granted to J.
W. Swords, Seventh street, Louis Suder,
Orchard street and C II. Schlltzcr,
Eiphth street.
The applications of J. M. Douglas
and D. W. Davis for appointment as
Superintendent of the ropairs on the
wharf were recoived and placed On filo
Capt. Oscar Webster, of the steamer
Leroy, inquired if Council had a bell
which they desired to disposo of and
upon motion the Clerk was ordered to
enter into negotiations for the sale of
the old ffre boll.
The protest of tho Official ,l.toard of
the First M. E. ,Church against the, pro-
'posed lowering of the grado pn .Third
'street in front of tho church was re
ferred to tho Street committee.
The letter of Sarah R. Warren, call
ing attention to tho bad condition of
tho street in front of her property on
Second street was also referred to the
Street committee. i
Councilman Ridge came in and took
his seat at this juncture.
In the matter of the fill for sidewalk
on Greene street fiom Fifth to Seventh
streets the City Engineer was instruct
ed to prepare an estimate of the cost.
The report of Jas. M. Foreman and
L. Derine who wero appointed to in
spect the Putnam street bridge, re
ported the bridge safe, but recom
mended that the old draw-span and tho
third and fourth spans be replaced in
the near future. They also found tho
siding in bad condition. Upon motion
the Bridge committee was instructed to
repair and strengthen the flooi of tho
old draw-span, as recommended.
The grading of Lord street was re
ferred to the Engineer and Fifth and
Sixth Ward councilmen.
Ordinances establishing grades on
Wood and New streets were read by
the Clerk, passed to the second and
third readings under suspension of the
rules and adopted.
Tho bond of City Treasurer O. J.
Lund, in the sum of 650,000, with J. P.
Ward, B. B. Stone, J. W. Athay, J. A.
Plumar, A. T. Nyo and E. M. Booth as
sureties, was presented and approved.
The Sewer committee recommended
the acceptance of the lowest bid on the
sower work and that the contract be
awarded to T. B. Townsend, and Bach
man moved to adopt the report. Ridgo
opposed tho motion on the alleged
ground that Townsend had broken
faith with the city on tho Third street
paving job and feared that he would
do the same on the sewer contract.
Wood favored the motion and stated
Townsend would bo bound by the spe
cifications in the same manner as any
other contractor. McClure spoke for
the motion, stating, in regard to the
paying job, that Council had had Mr.
Townsend's check for 8500 as a forfeit
and that of their own accord they had
seen fit to return it to him. He further
called attention to the fact that Mr.
Townsend's bid was $2,332 less than
the next highest bidder and said he
was unwilling to assume the responsi
bility of placing that much additional
expense upon the tax-payers without
better cause. The motion was carried,
Henry and Ridge voting no. The Soli
citor was instructed to prepare a con
tract to be entered into for the work
The contract to be entered into with
D. P. Price for the repair of the wharf
at the foot of Trout street was sub
mitted by the Solicitor iud signed by
Mr. Price, after which it was approved.
The City Engineer submitted an esti
mate of paving a 16-foot roadway on
the Third street fill, the estimated cost
being S812.B0. An estimate showing
tho cost of a storm water sewer on
Wooster street to the Muskingum river
to be (1170 was also submitted by tho
A resolution authorizing the finance
committee to borrow S5.000 for tho
work of improvement of parts of tho
first, second and third sewer districts
was offered by Bachman and adopted.
The City Engineer reported that tho
well in dispute od the Harmar Hill
road Is outside of the street limits and
on private property.
The usual number of bills wero or
dered paid and Council adjourned.
New Yoiik, Aug, 24. Over one thou
sand knee pants makers went out on
strike in this city Sunday as tho result
of the resolution adopted last Wednes
day evening at a meeting of tho kneo
pants makers' union, 'declaring for a
general strike. A committee was ap
pointed to draw up a new agreement
for the union which will bo offered to
the contractors.
Mrs. Anna Gage, wife of Ex
Deputy U. S, Marshal,
Columbui, Km., says.
"I was delivered
of TWINS in
less than 20 rain-
' utes and with
scarcely any pain
after using only
two bottles of
i Ar. 5iW
tVBentby ExpreM or Mill, on receiptor PrtM(
BlTee Pr bottle. Book' "TO MOTHBU8"
mailed free.
i I V ,i .
It costs money to run
that does the MOST business on the LEAST
EXPENSE can sell the cheapest. .
Our store-room and stock are nearly double
other houses, while our rents and advertising
costs us little over half. We buy our goods in
prices and LARGEST discounts,' and we have
an established trade to take them. Therefore
we can afford to, have done, do, and will con
tinue to sell BETTER goods for the price 1:han
ANY OTHER HOUSE can. Our Fall Stock is
now nearly all in. Consult your own interest
by seeing us before buying. '
S. R. Van Metre & Oo.s
Wholesale CASH CLOTHIERS LRetail
Dry Goods and Notions,
Aeencv for the CosmoDolitan Fashion Com
pany's Model Paper Patterns, which are guar
anteed to be the most perfect in fit and of the
Latest and Standard Styles. The retail nrice
of these patterns range
but will be sold at the uniform price of 1 5 cts..
1 68 Front Street, - - Marietta, Ohio
Colonial Book Store!
1 53 Colonial Block, Front St.
Prepare for the Fruit Season I
Now is tho time you will be wanting Fruit Jars, and we have them
in abundance, at nost reasonable prices. Call in early, so that when
you are in tho midst of putting up fruit your jars will bo at hand.
MRS. CHAS. W. H0L2, 286 Front Street, Marietta, Ohio
Jacob Pfaff'o Is unexcelled, as aro
also his Calces and Ices. Finest
Neapolitan Ice Cream that oan be
made. Particular and personal at.
tentlon given to serving partles
reoeptlons, weddings or public din
Putnam St.
"ti To make room for an-
, yi. other carload to arrive
nln ten days we will sell
;U Ai at a liberal discount.
3 H Now is your chance.
p F. H. Button & Son., g
aUV 015 Fourth street. qj
Germ -Proof
Water Filter No I
, PRICE $1.50.
The filtoring medium used in this filter is
a natural stone tube. The capacity of tho
No. 1 filter is about three gallons per hour.
The construction is very simple. The stone ib secured to tho base
by a rod passing through it, giving it strength And stability. This
obviates the use of cement and makes the stone easily interchange
able. This filter is made to screw on any -J hose bibb. The case is
made of bronze, highly polished and nickel-plated.
' No. 170 Front street, Marietta, O,
a business. The house
from 20 to 40c each,
The Autumn days are at hand, they bring special
demands for the Counting Room, the Home, the
School. We are prepared to tabe care of them,
and to offer as much, or more, for a dollak, be it
aoLD or silvek, as can be found anywhere in Books
or Stationery.
Of all kinds Bags, Straps, Pencils, Ink, Composi
tion Books, Blanks, Tablets, &c. The Best, the
Largest, the Cheapest.
Who come to us for their supplies will learn some
thing that will give them pleasure.
We have splendid assortments, high grades and
the lowest prices.
Bicycles Built and
New parts for any
wheel in stock or made
to order at
225 Ohio St, Marietta, 0
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