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Established 1881.
PabUfthed every day xcept Sunday, at ihe
Iiewlet.Buliaing. Putnam Streot and
Muskingum Avenue.
No. 3
We will consider It a groat favor If
subscribers will report any failure
toeet their Leader, or any careless
ness on the part of the carrier.
Subscribers wilt please not pay
the carriers unless the oarrlor
ounches his credit tag In subscrib
er's presence.
MONDAY, SEPT. 38. l8Bfc'
' For Preldent,
Of the United States.
For Vice-President.
Of New Jersey.
Republican State Ticket.
For Secretary of State.
or Judge ol 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. BIBLEY, of Washington Co.
For Common Pleas Jndge,
JOSEPH M. WOOD, of Athens Co.
Congressional Ticket.
( rttt Congress, 15th District,
H. n. VAN VOORHI3. ot Muskingum Co.
ounty Ticket.
For Probate Judge,
D. R. ROOD, ot Belpre.
For Sheriff,
W. A. PATTERSON, of Waterford.
For Recorder,
JOHN W. ATHEY, Marietta Towns p.
For Commissioner,
JOHN RANDOLPH, Wesley Township.
For Infirmary Director,
WM. SCHNAUFFER, Newnort Township,
: The Republican Party stands :
for honest money and the chance
to earn it by honest toil. '.
Although the Yale boys didn't do a
very polite thing when they yelled
Bryan down last week, yot they demon
strated that the boy candidato can be
outclassed in clamor. It must have sur
prised the young man. It certainly did
the country.
TuniiE have been more than thirty
candidates for the Presidency in the
last eight quadrennial campaigns, but
Uryan is the first of them all to call
himself a second Abraham Lincoln. Is
it colossal egotism or is the man daffy ?
Times Star.
McKinlby's majority must be so
large as to settle the fate of free silver
for all time. It is not enough to sit
still, confident that Uryan is already
defeated. That defeat must be made
so crushing that the men who desire to
promote dishonesty and repudiation
will never have the courage to again
raise their heads. Oil City Derrick.
Matter of Solf-lntorest.
Senator Sherman, thoBryanites have
reiterated, knows more about the
"crime of 1873" than any other man
living or dead. Ho has accepted their
challenge to make a statement con
cerning it. This statement Democrats
do not relish so much as to give it gen I
eral publication. Mr. Sherman says in
this statement that instead of stealth
attending the so-called crime it was
committed in the open congress and
that it took three years to accomplish
it after days and weeks and even
months of debate and consideration.
There was no invisible ink used to in
sert the clause which dropped the sil
ver dollar from the coinage laws. No
body objected o making no provision
for its coinage for it was not then be
ing coined; it had not been coined for
forty years; and in the eighty years of
the government's existence but eight
million had been coined. There was
no demand to put the silver dollar in
circulation. It was inconvenient to
The silver mine owners were not so
patriotic that they cared to have silver
bullion worth three cents more than a
dollar in gold, coined into dollars.
Their representatives instead cf de
manding the retention of the clause
which authorized the coinage of the
silver dollar were loudest for its re
peal. They reasoned that the fact
that the government undertook to say
that J1.03 should pass for a dollar of
one hundred cents tended to "bear"
the silver bullion market. With the
law directing the mint to receive the
white metal and coin upon presentation
each 371 grains of it into silver dol
lars, although the amount of metal
was worth as a commodity more than
this sum by three cents, repealed they
expected to see the price of silver ad
vance. The self-interest of the mine owner
then was not to have silver coined and
he was not doing it. His self-interest
now is to have it done and he asks the
government to aid him. As Senator
Sherman said, no one looked to see the
fall in silver which occurred subsequent
to 1873. No one looked for the in
creased output, or the improvement in
machinery for mining, by which the
cost to prod u co it has been materially
reduced. Likewise no one discounted
the place that aluminum was destined
to play in the arts and manufactures.
It has displaced silver in many things.
There Is no way of estimating how this
.non-corrodiblo metal, which has
sprung into popularity recently, has
succeeded to many of the places It, was
thought only silver could bo utilized
in and was adapted to perform, but If
it could bo done the result would bo
astonishing. Zanesvllle Courier.
If von want n. nobbv overcoat see the
Marietta Tailoring House, 220 Front
Wisdom Prom McKlnley.
Major McKinley in hU masterly In
troduction to tho great work on the
tariff, "Protection and Prosi'ehity,"
The world knows of the wonderful
progress we havo made. The experi
ence of the United States in divcrsify
ineiindustrles und developing its homo
market has contributed more or less to
the growing disregard for the maxims
of schoolmen and theorists and in
caeased the value of the unimpeachable
testimony of trade and experience.
The scope of Mr. Curtiss' work practi
cally covers the h'lstory of the world's
trade and commerce. The author has
undoubtedly devoted years of patient
research to gathering and arranging
his material and presenting his argu
ment. After a careful examination of
the results of this stupendous piece of
work the fair-minded American student
and reader will close the book with
the conclusion that in our own Ameri
can policy wo have nothing to take
back, nothing to apologize for. Under
similar conditions our experience has
been precisely the same as the experi
ence of other nations. In some ways
it has even been England's own experi
ence. A low tariff or no tariff has al
ways increased the importation of for
eign goods until our money ran out ;
multiplied our foreign obligations ; pro
duced a balance of trade against tho
country ; supplanted the domestic pro
ducer and manufacturer; impaired the
farmer's home market without improv
ing his market abroad ; undermined
domestic prosperity ; decreased the in
dustries of the nation ; diminished the
value of nearly all our property and
investments ; and robbed labor of its
just rewards. The lower the tariff the
more widespread and aggravated have
been these condition which paralyze
our progress and industries. This is
the verdict of our history, and, as the
author of this valuable work demon
strates, with a clearness that should
carry conviction, it has been the verdict
of history in the case of other nations,
if facts and figures may be relied upon
to point out such results.
A Valuable Prescription.
Editor Morrison, of Worthington,
Ind., "Sun," writes: "You have a valu
able prescription in Electric Bitters,
and I can cheerfully recommend it for
Constipation and Sick Headache, and
as a general system tonic it has no
equal." Mrs. Annie Stehle, 2025 Cot
tage Grove Ave., Chicago, 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 CO cents and 81. 00. Ge a Bottle
at W. II, Styer's Drug Store.
Republican Meotlncs.
Monday evening, Sept 28th, McKin
ley club, Marietta. Speaker not settled
Tuesday evening, E. R. Alderman, at
Wednesday evening, Beverly, Jas. R.
Garfield and R. C. Dawes.
Thursday afternoon, Oct. 1st, Lay
man, Jas. R. Garfield ; evening, Bar
low, Jas. R. Garfield.
Friday afternoon, Lower Salem, Jas.
R. Garfield ; evening, Marietta, at
Auditorium, James R. Garfield. Friday
evening, Belpre, T. H. Anderson.
Saturday afternoon, Centre Belpre,
Jas. R. Garfield ; evening, Newport
Village, T. H. Anderson.
On Monday, October Sth, H. C. Van
Voorhis will speak to the McKinley
Club, at the Court House.
Where did you get those "hot" trou
sers? At Marietta' Tailoring House,
220 Front street.
What Jefferson Sal .
Tho law, or the mint nn er it, does
not 'fix the price" of gold. It simply
recognizes and stamps the valne of the
metal as settled by what Thomas Jeffer
son called "the market prico of gold in
tho great commercial nations." Ho
truly said that "the proportion between
tho values of gold and silver is a -mercantile
problem altogether." Tho melting-pot
test holds good with gold not
only hero but everywhere in the world.
The same test applied to silver, even
under free coinage here, would give tho
metal only its commercial valno about
fi3 cents to a dollar in the markets of
the world. The United States can not
make a standard of value for tho world.
Neither can wo maintain an isolated
position. I
The "Condition! Prior to 1873."
Do the silverites really want restored
"the conditions prior to r873?"
In that year the total coin in the
United States, including bullion in tho
treasury, was $35,000,000- The total
money per capita was 3J8.5S.
Now the coin iu tho country, includ
ing bullion iu the treasury, is 1,225,
618,703. The money per capita is 832.86.
Before 1873, wo had coined only a
little over 0,500.000 silver dollars. Now
we have over 420,000,000. During ) 878
only 206,800 were coined. From Jan
uary 1 to June SO this year, there were
coined 7,W0,4l. New York World
LaborM Earnlnci.
Labor in the United States was ablo
to earn the enormous sum of $7,000,000,
000 in 1892, every dollar worth 100
cents. If labor, under protection, can
earn seven billions per year, every dol
lar as good as gold, why should work
ingmon vote for a debased currency?
Countries That Are Now Using
a Debased Currency.
Tho Condition of the Farmer and Other
Working Clni.ci I Mlierabto In the
Extreme Effect Dpon the Mattel of
Money of Fluctuating Vnlue lix-llln-liter
T. II. Anderion Tell a Welt Vir
ginia! Andtenoa What He Saw and Ex
perienced. From a roport of the, opening of jthe
Republican campaign in West Virginia
which wasjsent to the Cincinnati Commercial-Tribune
from Kingwood, the
following is taken :
Tho speaker cf the aay was Hon. T.
H. Anderson, of Ohio, ex-United States
minister to Bolivia, one of tho silver
standard countries of South America,
from 18S9 to 1893. He had tho oppor
tunity while there of studying tho ques
tion and noting Its ovlls in tho course
of his own personal experience. Hero
aro some of tho things he told his vast
audience about its workings :
"During one year, with tho consent
of Mr. Blaine, then secretary of state, I
had my official residence in Arequipa,
tho southern metropolis of Peru, also a
silver standard country. My official
duties brought mo in close contact with
the diplomatic representatives and tho
existing conditions of practically all of
tho South American republics on both
coasts. And I want to say to you that,
by common consent, tho ono over-shadowing
curse that rests upon the people
of South America is a debased currency.
It has destroyed their credit abroad, nnd
created and perpetuates universal dis
trust at home.
"Tho condition of tho working class
es, of the farmers, and of the common
people is so far removed from the stand
ard of living common to tho people of
our own country that there is no com
parison. Instead of seeing a country
dotted with bright and happy homes
and the farmers afield pursuing their
vocations in the prospect and hope of
adequate loward for their toil, their
condition is but little better than it wus
350 years ago under tho dominion of the
Inca empire. At best they secure what
would bo to you an intblerablo exist
ence. "Bolivian money fluctuates from 10
to 20 par cent within a single month. A
man who has 25.009 worth of goods
upon his shelves today may wako up to
morrow morning to find that in the
fluctuations of silver 10 to 20 per cent of
their value has been swept away. The
result is that the wholesale merchant,
tho importer, protects himself against
these fluctuating values by selling to
tho country merchant at Bnch prico as
will save h'im from loss and give him a
margin of profit. The middleman, or
country merchant, in turn protects him
selt in the same way by selling his goods
to the last purchaser at what is to him
a ruinous cost; and in turn he buys
from him what ho has to sell at the low
est possiblo figure, in order that lie muy
have such profit ns will justify him to
continue in business under this fluctuat
ing standard of values. And thus the
common people are whipsawed, cut both
ways, as they buy and sell. Therefore
it is that the condition of tho pcoplo is
bb I have described.
"Moreover, the maintenance of our
gold reserve is an easy problem as com
pared with that of keeping their silver,
which is their only metallic currency in
circulation. And why? Because their
paper money, which is redeemable in
silver and which, like all other paper
money, is without intrinsic value, being
the cheaper money, drives tho silver out
of circulation ; just as we claim that
silver will drive gold out of circulation
if wo come to a basis of silver mono
metallism. Consequently silver is
hoarded to such an extent that it is im
possible for thorn to keep in circulation
sufficient silver to carry on tho ordinary
business of the country.
"Therefore it is that when they want
to make change, as, for instance, if A
wants to pay B 91, or $5, or 10, thoy
effect tho transaction by tearing the bill
in two, each taking half. So that you
are not very long in the country until
you find yourself roceiving and paying
out these pieces of paper monoy in your
daily transactions. You have plonty of
money, it is true, and that is what Mr.
Bryan and his friends tell us wo want
here; but the important question is,
what is it worth when you get it? It
takes from ISO to 200 dollars of their
money, depending upon tho prico of
silver, to buy a 100-dollar draft on Lou
don or New York.
"If that is what is meant by a silver
sandard, if that is what is meant by the
unlimited coinage of silver dollars for
that is what they have down there are
you ready to vote for it, are you ready
to join Mr. Bryan in fastening this do
plorablo system of finance upon this re
public?" Cries of "No I" and applause.
Mr. Anderson then turned his atten
tion to Peru, a country with a very sim
ilar stato of affairs, but in Peru they
will not circulato Bolivian money, and
when tho traveler crosses Jthe border ho
must chango his Bolivian silver for the
Bilver soles of Peru.
"Watch the women on their shopping
tours, and yon will see, following de
murely behind each senoraor sonorita a
peon bearing under his arm a sack of
silver, out or, which tho purchases aro
paid. "When it comes to larger trans
actions between tho ceiltors of "popula
tion and the interior towns, tho silver
is transported on the backs of mules
and burros to settle their mutual ac
counts. "Ib this what wo want in this conn
try?" he asked. "Aro you ready to
vote in favor of the free and unlimited
cbinago of silver as they have it in
Peru, and take your chances of ontail
ing upon this, country, even to tho
slightest degree, tho evils to which I
have referred?" Cries of "Never" and
After narrating something of tho con
ditions that prevail in Chill, another
country with a debased currency, Mr.
' Anderson in conclusion said :
"Out of the issues of this campaign
must come the weal or woe of this Re
public for many years to come. Tho
man who halts or hesitates in his adher
ence to principles of financial honor and
individual honesty in this campaign,
and who dallies with the temptation to
doUiso our curroncy that ho may rob
Iiu nelgnBor, canst consent tdjbo rovMd
in turn; Tho man who is ymrnhtfr M
a SO cent dollar to pay his debts most
agree to accept a 60 cent dollar for tho
labor of his hands and tho products of
his toll. If "wo insist on debasing eur
currency to the standard of Mexico and
tho control and South American states,
then wo must be willing to accept their
standard of living as well ns tho stand
ord of civilization of these Latin-American
"My countrymen, let ua not forget
that ours is tho only,Aaglo-Saxon re
public tho world has over scon, and, re
mombering with pride that no nation
has ever yet been strong enough to en
slave any portion of tho Anglo-Saxon
race, let us uot unwittingly enBlave our
selves ; but rather lot us bury this her
esy of unlimited silver coinage in the
samo gravo whcro.we buried its twin
companion, tho greenback hefosyl near
ly a quarter of a century, ago ; and then",
facing to tho rising sun continue our
onward march until this1 republic stands
tall and stately among the nations of
the earth, 'like a city Bet upon a hill,
that can not be hid.' " Loud and pro
longed applause.
A Silver Advocate Unci a Pretext to
Hoard the Yollow Money.
By advocating silver Mr. Harvey has
reaped a harvest in gold.
Yesterday morning W. H. Harvey,
commonly known as "Coin" Harvey,
because of his authorship of a series of
alleged economic papers under that
name, left his office at 862 Washington
boulevard and came down town. He
was accompanied by Miss Josie Hix, his
stenographer and confldontal clerk. The
two went to the Metropolitan National
bank at LaSalle and Monroe streets.
They went to the window of the paying
teller and Mr. Harvey handed in a nar
row, long slip of paper, partly written,
partly printed. It was a check, It was
Mr. Harvoy's chock. It called for
"I want it in gold," 6aid Mr. Harvey.
And so. because he was a good
fellow, and because ho had more monoy,
and was nice and didn't demand all in
gold, and because it seemed best all
around to do it, Cashier Hitchcock mado
a mark on the check, and tho paying
teller counted out 125 gold pieoes.
Each was a little smaller than a silvor
dollar, but a good deal heavier. Tho
whole $2,500 mado a glittering yellow
column somewhat over nine inches
Tho silver prophet swopt that much
of tho detested metal into the canvas
bag and walked out of tho bank with
his stenographer.
He was destroying tho power of gold
as other men havo attempted to destroy
tho power of rum. Ho had proved his
nntipathy to it by absorbing some of it
by taking that muoh out of circulation.
Then ho took it over to Dearborn
street and put it in the safety deposit
Tho place from which he took it and
the place to which ho removed it aro
precisely two blocks apart. But that
short walk of "Coin" Harvey with his
bag of gold meant more than a thousand
Tho bank is good. Mr. Harvey had
no fear of its suspension. But ho pre
ferred to havo the monoy where ho could
lay his hands on it at any time without
asking leave of any cashier, paying tell
er or bank president. And he wanted
it in gold. . , . Harvey claimed that
ho wanted the (old to use as an object
lesson in his speeches. Chicago Post.
The Ideal Panacea.
James L. Francis, Alderman, Chica
go, says: "I regard Dr. King's New
Discovery as an Ideal Panacea for
Coughs, Colds and Lung Complaints,
having used it in my family for the
last five years, to the exclusion of phy
sician's prescriptions or other prepara
tions." Rev. John Burgus, Keokuk, Iowa,
writes: "I have been a Minister of tho
Methodjst Episcopal Church for 50 years
or more, and have never found any
thing so beneficial, or that gave me
such speedy relief as Dr. King's New
Discovery." Try this Ideal Cough
Remedy now. Trial Bottles Free at
W. II. Styer's Drug Store" ,.
Which? Cold or Silver?
This is the title of a book on the
Money Question containing sixty-two
pages. It is the most complete work
issued thus far on that all Important
Issue now before the American people.
Every man in this country old enough
to vote should not fail to read this book
before casting his mighty ballot In
next November. Every employer of
men should procure at once a number
of the books and hand them to his
workmen. It is not written in an of
fensive way, nor can it offend the most
sensitive Democrat It is compiled iu
such a manner and with such a strict
regard for truth that it cannot fail to
convince. This book should be in
large quantities on the tables in every
campaign club throughout tho countrv.
and Campaign Committees throughout
every part of tho land should possess
themselves of a sufficient number of
these books to be distributed to eyory
voter in their counties.
Single copies can be procured for ten
cents, and two cents in stamps; or ten
copies postage paid for ?1.00. C. M.
Daniels publishing Company, 38 Park
Row, Now York.
Ileverly 1'ulr
Sept. 29th and 80th and Oct 1st, For above
occasion tbe Z. &, O R. Ry. will soil excursion
tickets at one fare for the round trip. Tickets
pood going on above dates. Returning until
ucw zuu mciuuive.
Every garment we turn out Is a fea
ture. Marietta Tailoring House, 220
Front street.
Bj Arousing to Health Action all her Organs.
It causes health to bloom, and
joy to reign throughout tho frame.
; ... It Never Falls to Regulate...
'ili wife bftl been under treatment of lead.
. Jrm pujslclana three years, without benefit. 5
Alter uBinaiureo Domes ox tillAUtritSiuu o
UltJUAlH ULUUiiA'lUU Itlfl Can rift hAPnwnl
' cooBiDjr.imiKinK ana waaiiing.'
N. 8. miYAN. Henderson. Ala.
Bold Ur amgglttt at 11X0 per bottle.
What others say, or how windy
their advertisements are. don't buy Oloth-
ing until you have seen us I We invito and en
courage comparison, and you certainly ought to look
around before buvinc. Our wav of dninp hiiRinnnu hnvino-
and selling for CASH enables us to quote prices as low as the vkry
LOWEST. One tllincr sure VOU will nnvnr finrl no nnfrinnr n finfifimi '
"worth" on our goods. No $20.00
aou-c ao ouBiness tnat way. Uur Jb'all and Winter stock of Clothing
for Men, Youths, Boys and Children is all in. They are paid for
(mark that 1 ) and we mean to sell at extkkmely low trices. No
matter if vou aro not readv to buv. com in anil Avnmino mm rmnAa, vtft
,,--. , . r. " "'
ana gecpnees. juen's suits Irom
SuitaOOup; Youths"Suits $2.50
prices. See us before you buy ? '
S. R. Van Metre & Co.,
Dry Goods and Notions,
AcrenCVfor the Cosmonolitan Fashion rtnm
oanv's Model Paoer Patterns.. whir.h aro cmatv.
anteed to be the most perfect in fit and of the
Latest and Standard Styles. The retail price
of these patterns range from 20 to 40c each,
out win oe soia at the
1 68 Front Street, - - Marietta, Ohio
Colonial Book Store!
1 53 Colonial
Prepare for the Fruit-Season I
Now is the time you will be wanting Fruit Jars, and wo have them
in abundance, at most reasonable prices. Call In early, so that when
you aro in the midst of putting up fruit your jars will be at hand.
MRS. CHAS. W. HOLZ, 286 Front Street, Marietta, Ohio
Handsome as it is in appearance, simple in its methods, and conven
ient to operate and carry, must, after all, be judged by its KEBDLTS.
The fact that it does a wider range of work, and does it better
SIO to S50.
Wostenholm Pocket
If you buy of us at our store, FOR GASH e toniof Fer
tilizer, we give you, free, your choice of any one-dollar
knife wo have in stock.
If you purchase half a ton, we give you choico of any
half-dollar knife.
With a purchase of three
any quarter-dollar kmle.
This applies to any brand of
Sleveland Dryer Go's Goods,
Square Bone,
Superior Bono, Buckeye Phosphate,
B. & P. Mixture. XXX Phosphate,
Ohio Seed Maker.
All Old Reliable, Crop-Tested Goods.
No 170 Front street, Marietta, Ohio.
suits jfor $10.00 at our store; we
7 . 0""?-?.
$3.00 'up; J3oys' and Children's -.
u7All;gr'adfe8,allcolbrahdJallS r
uniform price of 1 5 cts.
VVe are still furnishing complete lines, includ
ing the copy and drawing books.
Quite a demand for it. We havo demonstated
that we have the right, qualities and prices.
One pound paper and envelopes for 25 cents.
The Elickensderfer is a first-class machine, do
ing best work, only $35.00; and the Odell, a
little prodigy, for which we have EXCLUSIVE
sale, is specially adapted to the wants of teach
ers and clerymen, will manifold, price $20.00.
Block. Front St.
than any other, is what has placed
the PKEMO high in the estimation
of every practical photographer who
knows a good thing when he sees it.
Rochester Optical Co.,
43 South St., Kochester, N. Y.
Knives Given Away;4
sacks, wo give you choice of
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