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Published Every Thursday Afternoon -BY THOS. A. BUCKLEY, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. TERMS, - - SI.OO PER YEAR. Address all Communications to FREELAND TRIBUNE, FREELAND, PA. Oflicc, nirkbcck Brick, 3d floor. Centre Btrect. Entered at the Freeland Postofflce as Second 0 lass Matter. DEMOCRATIC TICKET. Tor Governor Robert E. Pattison, of Philadelphia. Xieutenant Governor, Chauncy F. Black, of York. Secretary of Internal affairs,. .William H. Barclay, of Pittsburg. TREELAND, PA., JULY 3, 1890. PRESIDENT HARRISON is denounced Ly the Reformed Presbyterian Church ior using wine at his table. This is the least of his sins. We observe that this church organization exalts Wanarnnker for giving dinners which makes him the laughing stock of the yolite world. But it has nothing to say about his conduct in stealing the Encyclopedia Brittanica. —Ex. Now that the Hill Farm Mine has been reached by the miners, it is ap parent that all their work of rescue, even in its earlier stages, was in vain. The mine appears to be full of smoke and noxious gases that the imprisoned men must have perished soon after •the accident. There are some incidents connected with this business that the Coroner should rigidly investigate— among them the inaccuracy of the maps which helped to delay the rescu ing party. IT is enough to make a wooden man weep, or a castiron horse hick his grant dam, to hear some of our work men talk in favor of protection. They read the papers prepared for them by their bosses. They work hard all day and from one year's end to an other let their bosses and masters do their thinking, and when it comes to election time the poor dupes trot along to the polls and vote just as they are bidden by their bosses. Workingmen, it is about time you done your own thinking. TUE McKinley bill, says a con temporary, will impose a tax from $2 to $2.50 on every ton of manu factured fertilizers. Mow the farm ers of the country cannot stand these figures. We use 2,000,000 tons of these fertilizers a year. The bill, therefore, proposes to rob the farmers of more than $4,000,000 annually. At present the sulphuric acid used in the manufacture of furtilizers is free; very little is imported. The manufacturers are making money. The Govemmeot needs no additional revenue. Why tax this necessary ar ticle ? If the Government draws this $4,000,000 a year from the pockets of the farmers it will be to benefit forty or fifty manufacturers whose thousand or so of workingmen will receive no higher wages. This is another way to tax the masses for the classes. There is neither reason or justice in it. Thut Tariff TuxfUe. There are lively times ahead for the Republican party, and the clashing of interests, caused by the Reed-McKinley tariff policy, tlicatcns to cause a Republi can row that will exceed the famous fight of the Kilkenny cats. Already the opening overture has commenced. That great Republican leader, Blaine, has commenced to hedge on the question of high tariff, and Senator Walcott, of Colorado, has revealed that the far West recognizes that the Republican tariff policy means taxing that section for the benefit of the manufacturers of the East. Then right in high protection Phila delphia there are very pronounced symptoms of revolt. The resignation of Charles J. Harrah, Jr., from the Manu facturers' Club, because its tariff policy, is hut the beginning of a break that is going to lead to a general fight inside of the party lines. With the Republican tin plate im porters indignant at the attempt to break down their business in interest of the Tin Plate Ring, and with the Republican woolen manufacturer forced into bank ruptcy by the sham protection the wool grower, party lines on the tariff question will soon be obliterated. This is too broad a country to be tied down by any such narrow policy as that advocated by the McKinley bill. — Philadelphia Evening Herald. A I.fHHon to Labor. Within the past few weeks the Cus toms authorities in New York have de tected and turned back a large number of laborers who have been brought to this country under contract to take the places of American labor. In all the recent cases the contract labor sent back had been induced to come to this country by industries that enjoy the greatest benefft of the present high tariff. Glass, which is taxed in every shape and form, is a trade which is being overrun with foreigners, and among the contract labor recently de tected were glass blowers bound for the works in South New Jersey and also at Pittsburg. If the observing workman will look about him he will find that every pro tected industry in America is overrun with foreign labor, while those industries not protected are mainly manned by Americans. Here is a convincing argument that protection, while filling the pockets of his employers, is striking at his small earnings by inviting here in competition with his own skill the cheap labor of Europe.— Phila. Herald. , The Impending: Revolt. The nomination of Quay's candidate, George W. Delamater, has naturally caused a very considerable revolt throuhout the State, Quay's crimes coupled with the methods which he has employed to make his influence potential in the convention, were too much for the reputable members of the party, and when to this feeling of aver sion iB added the fact that the candidate stands charged on good authority with corruption, perjury and forgery, a sub stantial protest was to have been ex pected. Thus far the opposition is without or ganization and lacks that important medium of asserting itself. But it is uni versal and widespread, and will, in all probability, assume such shape as to make itself felt in time. The utmost demonstrative exhibition of it lies in the Western part of the State, and by a strange coincidence the best material for leadership is there also. In the brutal treatment of Major Montooth by the managers of the dominant faction, the friends of that gentleman were mortally insulted and they are likely to put their resentment in the most vigorous form. But there is likewise a deep feeling all over the State. The principles of free Government have been assailed and per sonal integrity and manhood struck down. In behalf of these the people will arise and battle with might and main. Quay's candidate will be beaten and Quay's methods driven out forever. The Republican Demand for Reform. The Tariff Reform bill continues to roll and we observe with no little degree of pleasure that some of the in fluential Republican newspapers in the country are helping it along. For in stance, read the following: (Philadelphia Telegraph, Rep.) "Mr. Cleveland's campaign of educa tion is having a wide effect. This must be plain to the dullest observer. The people are thinking about this tariff matter as the;; never have before. They are in a very inquiriug state of mind." (Minneapolis Pioneer Press, Rep.) "It is stated by several gentlemen that they favor the McKinley bill not on its merits, but because they want to see the tariff questiou 'settled.' There could not be a more serious error than to sup pose that this kind of Legislation will settle' anything. Beyond any question a majority of the people of the United States desire to see taxes reduced." (Wichita Eye, of Kansas, Rep.) I "Listen here I The McKinley bill is an outrageous performance. It is but a cheap monkey show in the face of high Heaven and of the American people. It is an attempt to make an angel of the devil without abbreviating lus tail or | sawing off his horns. It takes dollars from tlie farmers and return them dimes, It does not impose a single duty which will help a Kansas farmer." The foregoing serves to show that there I is a strong feeling for reduced taxation | outside the Democratic party. Lookout for the annihilation of the monopolistic party when '92 comes around, lllalne's Commercial Policy. Blaine's comprehensive and interest ing plan of free trade with all the Southern countries of this hemisphere has elicited widespread discussion. In his paper transmitted to Congress by Harrison, in his note to "an old Maine friend" and in his response to the Minneapolis millers his views on this topic have been deflned at length. Finally, he is reported to have declared before the Senate Committee on Appro priations the other day that "the Mc- Kinley Tariff bill is the most dangerous if not the most infamous measure that was ever concocted by any party." His denunciation of the McKinley bill is in spired by the fact that its adoption would j raise new obstacles to his generous scheme of free trade with all Central and South ern America. Blaine proposes to use the tariff as a weapon for extorting from the South Americans concessions equal to the ad vantages that would be given by the free admission of their products. Such South American nations as recog nize the benefits of free trade with the United States are to be treated in the most liberal terms of re ciprocity. Such as do not appreciate the fact that we are their best customers arc to be punished for retaining existing duties on their products, and, if neces sary, by imposing duties on those that are now on the free list. If, for example, the Brazilians should continue to eat taxed bread and to use taxed iron im ported from the United States Blaine would insist that the people of this country should eat dearer sugar and drink dearer coffee. Of course, Congress may make such tariff regulations as it shall please; but there is no serious obstacle to the suc cess of Blaine's policy so far as other nations are concerned. Under the "most favored nation" clause contained in nearly all commercial treaties it iB stip ulated that there shall be no tariff dis crimination in favor of one country against another. If the South American States should undertake to admit free certain agricultural and manufactured products of the United States, in ex change for the free admission of their sugar and wool, England and other Eu ropean Governments, pointing to this clause, would say to them : "We now ad mit your products free of duty, and you unjustly discriminate against us, al though we have not sought to wrest any concession from you in exchange for our liberality. We ask only that, in ac cordance with treaty stipulations and just commercial principles, we shall be treated on equal terms." It is quite true that any government may abandon "the most favored nation" clause if deemed expedient. But what could the South Americans gain by opening their ports to the free admission of flour, fish and steel rails from the United States, while maintaining dis criminating duties against like products of other countries ? The advantages of such discrimination would be altogether too precarious to induce any South American nation to violate the principle of fair trade which underlies all commer cial treaties. It must be said, however, in behalf of Blaine's policy of reciprocity, that it points in the direction of commercial freedom; and for this reason, if for no other, it deserves a friendly greeting from every friend of Tariff Reform. The Mc- Kinley bill, on tho other hand, is a bar barous reaction againßt the spirit of the age. While the McKinley bill would raise the tariff wall, Secretary Blaine pro poses to make a large enough hole in it to let in free trade with all South Amer ica. At the same time, Blaine's plan is too impracticable to admit of the in dulgence of any illusion in regard to it. When every nation shall have reformed its own tariff there will be no occasion for partial and one-sided treaties of reciprocity. The Danger of the Future. If the fuel famines of Kansas and Dakota, if the extortions of the coal rings and trusts of Chicago and Pennsyl vania, if the ruin of Spring Valley, if the pitiable poverty of the miners of Pennsylvania, if the extermination of the individual coal mine owners of Penn sylvania and Illinois, and the "division of property" taken from them among their powerful destroyers; if these de nials of the "sacred right to work" and of "private property" are the fruits of these first years, when these properties and privileges are managed by men who have sprung from the people, what will the fruits be in the second and third gen erations, when all this power has passed into the hands of those who, by experi ence, education and habits of life, be long to another world than the common ality, and who have acquired a taste for powers and luxury that must be satisfied by greater and greater levies on the peo ple? If these are the fruits of the grasping of coal mines by the owners of the highways and the Napoleons of com mercial conquest, what will be the fruits of their ownership of the other mines, the foreßts and the factories and the farms, all of which must in time he sur rendered to the "progressive desire" of the lords of industry ? —Chicago Tribune. A Remarkable Frlentlhlilp. No sketch or Karus would be com plete without some mention of his re markable friendship for a dog, says a writer in the Atlantic Monthly. When the horse was in California a fireman gave to Splnn a wiry-haired Scotch ter rier pup, who was then two months old and weighed when full-grown only two pounds. Splan in turn gave the pup to Dave, the groom of Rarus, with the caution not to let the horse hurt him. for on several occasions ltarus had bitten dogs that ventured into his stall. But to this terrier, who is described as possessing "almost human intelli gence, 11 the trotter took a great fancy, which the dog fully returned. They became fast and inseparable friends. "Not only," said Mr. Splan, "were they extremely fond of each other, but they showed their affection plainly as did ever a man for a woman. We never took any pains to teach the dog anything about the horse. Everything he knew came to him by his own pa tience. From the time I took him to the stable a pup until I sold Rarus they were never separated an hour. We once left the dog in the stall while we took the horse to the blacksmith shop, and when we came back we found he had made havoc with everything there , was in there trying to get out, while the horse, during the entire journey, was uneasy, restless, and in general acted as badly as the dog did. Dave remarked that he thought we had bet ter keep the horse and dog together after that. When Rarus went to the track for exercise or to trot a race the dog would follow Dave around and sit by the gate at his side watching Rarus with as much interest as Dave did. When the horse returned to the stable after a heat and was unchecked, the dog would walk up and climb up on his forward legs and kiss him, the horse always bending his head down to re ceive the caress. Iu the stable, after work was over, Jim and the horse would often frolic like two boys. If the horse lay down Jim would climb on his back, and in that way soon learned to ride him, and whenever I led Rarus out to show him to the pub i lie Jim invariably knew what it meant, [ and it enhanced the value of the per formance by the manner in which he would get ou the horsed back. On ! these occasions the horse was shown > the halter, and Jimmy, who learned to : distinguish these events from those in which the sulky was used, would fol low Dave and Rarus out on the quar ter-stretch, and then, when the halt was made in front of the grand stand, Dave would stoop down and in a flash Jimmy would jump on his back, run up to his shoulder, from there leap on the horse's back, and there he would stand, his head high in the air and his tail out stiff behind, barking furiously at the people." When Rarus was sold to Mr. Bonner, Splan sent Jimmy with the horse, rightly judging that it would be cruel to separate them. But in Mr. Bonner's stable there was a bull terrier in charge, and one day when, for some real or fancied affront, the small dog attacked the larger one, the latter took Jimmy by the neck and was fast killing him, but Rarus heard his outcries, ana per ceiving that his little friend was in danger and distress, pulled back on the halter till it broke, rushed cut of his stall and would have made short work of the bull terrier had he not been . restrained by the grooms. Bteel Pens. Nearly all the steel pens used in this country are manufactured here, though 20 years ago nearly all were imported. Now only the highest priced ones are imported. We use about 1,000,000 . gross every year, which is not so large a number us might appear, consider ing that it represents fewer than three pens apiece for all the inhabitants. As many people who use them wear out a gross (144 pens) or more in a year, it is evident that there must be a great many who never use a steel pen at all. The pens are made of imported steel, which is preferred because of its more uniform quality. It is rolled into big sheets and cut into strips, after which it is annealed, rolled to the thickness required, then tempered and out and stamped into pens. Much skill is ro* quired in all these operations and in those of finishing the pens for use. The manufacture and trade in steel pens has seen very little change for a gen err tion.— Good Housekeenina. Correspondence From the Capitol. WASHINGTON, July 1, '9O. Each House of Congress has its fashions, ami the Representatives have never given such general ap proval to the flannel shirt as that gar ment has met with in the Senate. It is not likely that they will wear this sum mary costume so much during the pres ent session as the last, for the reason that the two lights par excellence of the House—William Walter Phelps and Kean of New Jersey—who used to lead the styles and the flannel shirt brigade, are both gone. No flannel shirts have appeared as yet in that wing of the Capitol. Silver Dollar Bland can always be counted upon for a flannel shirt as soon as the hot weather sets in. Like wise Harmer, who at other times of the year is distinguished beyond all of his colleagues by the gorgeousness of his linen and neckwear. His sliirt bosom has always the most brilliant spermaceti gloss—usually it is striped in colors—his necktie is of vivid tints of plaid, and the whole is set of by a diamond of con siderable size. Also he wears the same wig invariably, unlike his friend, Vice President Morton, who has one for every day in the fortnight, so that his hair shall appear to grow naturally. The man best known for his collars in the House is, of course, Gen. Spinola, of New York. It is simply for their size [ that they are remarkable, and it is un derstood that they are made especially for him. They are about four inches high and considerably bigger round than is necessary. Intimate friends are of the opinion that the General wears them as a sort of a mark to distinguish him from all other men, and certain it is that four persons out of five, on seeing him for the first time, say : "That must he Spinola; for I've often heard that he wears the largest collar in the world." The General's attire is altogether old fashioned and his shirt is made in broad pleats. The so-called shoe-string tie is by far the most prevalent form of adornment for the neck of the House. It is made, of course, in the simple Bhape of a nar row dress tie, but is of black silk or other black material. Thetieingof it is readily performed, which measurably accounts for its popularity, and after many wears it assumes a stringy aspect that accounts for the name applied to it. Quite a num ber of the members wear the shoe-string pattern of tie, hut in white lawn—the same thing precisely that is correct for evening dress. None of the Represen tatives however venture to dispense with collar and necktie, but not a few of them frequehtly appear without cuffs. It is not probable that grim old Martin, of Texas, ever wore a pair of the latter appendages ill his life. President Harrison is evidently at tempting to outstrip his predecessor, Mr. Cleveland, in the matter of vetoing hills. Up to the present he has vetoed six, and he lias approved only about six hundred. This does not come up to Mr. Cleveland's average hut is in advance of all previous records except Cleveland's, and there is no telling how President Harrison's aver age may improve as his hand becomes accustomed to the work. The hills which Mr. Cleveland vetoed were mostly pri vate pension hills, while these vetoes by Mr. Harrison up to the present are mostly bills providing for new public buildings and other public works. He has openly declared war on public-build ing bills, just as Cleveland openly de clared war on private pension hills. It seems apparent that Mr. Blaine does not perceive the God-given benefits of protection now as clearly as lie did during the campaign of 1884 and 1888. Some of the strongest arguments for free trade made public of late are to be found in Mr. Blaine's letter to the President approving the proposed customs union between this country and the Spanish- American Republics. He alludes in that letter to the immense benefits which have accrued from free trade between the different States of this union, ami argues that similar good results would follow an extension of trade to the other governments on the American Continent. If unrestricted commerce would beagood thing with one-third of the world it would certainly also with the other two thirds. There is excellent tariff reform campaign material in Blaine's letter R. Concerning the Turifl' Hill. The Washington correspondent of the of the New York Herald writes: What was known only to a few yester day became very generally known to-day, and that is that the administration lias openly arrayed itself against the passage of the Mckinley bill. When the Ways and Means Commit tee was preparing the bill Blaine en deavored to impress upon its members the folly of putting sugar on the free list. The excuse was that the agricul tural interests of the country demanded it, and the Farmers AUliance just then was more influential than the argument of Mr. Blaine. Subsequently. Mr. Ilitt, Chairman of the House Committee on foreign affairs, introduced a joint resolu tion intended to give the President power to make substantial reciprocity with the Central and South American countries. Finally it became necessary as evidence of good faith on the part of the admin istration to show that it did not approve the free sugar platform. It so happened that Blaine had opportunity of airing tho views of Harrison in three different ways —in his letter to Congress, in his reply to the telegram from the Millers Conven tion at Minneapolis and in a speeeli be fore tiie Senate Appropriation committee. In the written statement intended for public circulation ho necessarily was confined to the proprieties of expression in vogue in official life in giving utterance to his views. But the Senate Appropriation Commit tee it is said he waived this restraint and delivered a lecture on political ec onomy that was not intended for the eye or ear of the public. This question un der consideration was the necessity for increased appropriation in completing the record of the Pan-American Congress. Senator Hale, of Maine, who is on the committee, said something which drew out Blaine and he proceeded in the most impassioned manner and with much of his old-time fervor and elo quence to teli the committee what in his judgment would be the effect of the pas sage of the McKinlcy Tariff bill. It goes without saying that Mr. Allison did not like the idea of being lashed as a member of the Appropriation Committee for what he had done as a member of the Finance Committee, and he rather re sented being called to account for the re sult of its deliberation. The Democratic member of the com mittee, Mr. Blackburn, was delighted with the tone of Mr. Blaine's views, and at an opportune moment he is reported to have said: "I wißli you were not Secretary and were in tins Senate to raise your voice against this McKinley bill." Mr. Blaine—l wish so too. It i the most dangerous, if not the most infamous measure tluit teas eeer concocted by any party. 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