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Kntered ut tho Post Ortlce ns Second Class matter. DEED n. MAYAK. Editor Hnd Proprietor. Issued Every Friday. Subscription f 1.00 per year in advance. Address all communications to The Leaven- Tonh Echo. i'imm , <>« rom it ■• i, luol THE NEXT GOVERNOR ■BnRS3siBUE& rT ■tHßtttb T*i^i i^&i ft *TyrHTTi ill j BjSi^l H^b^s HON. ALBERT E. MEAD. A VOX* «- »'!»■• Tin; lililmims AKK PLAYING Without going into the merits of the controversy between L.H. Bowman and the Wenatchee Re publican Club, a matter which this paper has taken no part in, it is our purpose here to lay bare the game of double dealing which the democrats of this county are playing. They are dealing cards to the voters from the top and bottom of the puck with a reck less disregard for the ethics oi the g&me, caring nothing for the rules, so they hold the winning hand. It is of course well known that ■without the aid of a good sized bunch of republican voters there is no chance of a democrat get ting in sight of the official pie counter in Chelan county. So far the bunch of republican votors have not shown a disposi tion to deliver the goods. Among the many methods adopted to get this very necessary bunch is the foxy ono of appealing to the prejudice of two classes ol republican voters, and very cun ningly are they playing the game. They are, however, count ing withoTt their host. The bunch of republican voters see that the cards are being deali from the top and bottom, and they will not allow themselves to be used as cat's paws to rake the official chestnuts out of the lire for the democrats. They are discounting the intelligence ol the voter. The average republi can knows well enough that after the election he will only be laughed at for helping to defeat his own ticket. As an instance of how foxy they are, we have only to call atten tion to the way they taunted a certain class of republican voters a few weeks ago with having a state committeeman that they could not respect —that was a load on the party, and how satis factory it was to them to have Mr. Bowman occupying the po sition of state committeeman from Chelan county, and how it would drive a good many of the best men in the party into vot ing for the democratic county ticket. Now note the sequel. Two weeks ago the republican club of Wenatchee, with the advice and support of a number of re publicans of different parts of the county met and passed reso lutions denouncing Mr. Bowman, refusing to recognize him as state comm i t teem an. Since that event our democratic - LEAVENWORTH ECHO. friends have reversed their tac tics. Now they are approaching a certain other class of voters, with long faced, psalm singing, hypocritical unction, they are saying, What a shame! A few republicans meet at Wenatchee and without the advice or con sent of the republicans of other portions of the county they attempt to depose and discredit the strongest and best man they have got, the man who has done more for the success of the party than any other man in the coun ty—the man to whom every offi cer in the county owes his elec tion. Such base ingratitude ought to be rebuked at the polls, you ought to show them that you will not stand for such unholy political conduct by voting against the republican county ticket. With apparent righteous indig nation they will swell up like a porpoise and grow red in the face, telling about the graceless conduct of the Wenatchee club. This is a foxy political game that our democratic friends are playing. Very foxy. But will it win? We do not think it will. The republican voter has seen the cards dealt from the top, and now they are coming from the bottom of the pack. Everything is fair in politics, says the disciple of Machiavelli, and, while we may not subscribe to the doctrine, we will be the \ last one to beg the question. j "Lay on, Macduff, And dam'd be h'm that tlrst cries 'Hold, enough WILL 'I VHIIII l» WO.HKN vntlhl ' Recently at a meeting of the Women's Christian Temperance Union in Newcastle, Pa., Mrs. Chas. W. Poulks advised all the married women to strike against their husbands for refusing to give them the right of franchise so that the women could vote down the liquor traffic. Among other things she said : "If the men do not recognize our right to suffrage the women should re taliiite by refusing to cook for the men. In this manner thu men will soon be brought to time, anil will recognize a woman's power." It has been asserted (by women we believe) that the road to a man's purse and to his heart is by the route of his stomach, and now the dear creatures also pro pose to reach his political con science by the same route, with a, direct reverse of methods, how ever, in this latest attacl: on what has always been cousiderod an exclusive privilege, Mrs. Foulks advises her sisters to starve the men into submission. Instead of feediug the guileless animal into the torpid state, when he readily becomes easy prey to feminine wiles, she ad vises what amounts to the use of force. She really wants her sis ters to help her take the bull by the horns. Mrs. Foulks shows herself to be a woman of poor judgment and entirely lacking in tact. Her sisters will be slow to take her advice. We know what kind of stuff Mrs. Foulks is made of, and we know, too, what kind of diet is doled out to Mrs. Foulks' hus band. We know that it is not the kind upon which Ctosers are fed. Once in a while one of these Amazonian females will take one of these animals called a man, by the horas, and throw him over the fence, but the sex lacks a whole lot of being convinced that the exception proves the rule. The wise wo man, and the wise woman is the average woman, knows better. She knows the effect of a smile, and in the use of cajolery she is a past master, and then there are a thousand and owe other lit tle arts that border on the Mach- iavellan, known only to the wise woman and the married man who is like nothing so much as putty in her hands. And then, when all else fails to bring this stupid old animal to time, when he still holds out and shows a tendency to sul or balk in the matrimonial harness, like the good general, she has her strongest force in reserve. If she cannot fetch him with tears he is indeed a tlinty hearted wretch who is fit only for "treason, stratagems and spoil," and should be cast into outer darkness. Where is the married man who has not had his heart softened and the strings of his purse loos ened by feminine tears. Tenny son sang "Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean," but that was surely before he got married. After he married he knew better. He found out then what tears meant. No, No. The feminine world will never take Mrs. Foulks' ad vice or take the bull by the horns. The married men, bar ring the occasional exception, will still get their three meals a day, and on occasions they will get something extra. The republican who votes for a democrat may expect to be taunted with the fact just as Mr. Prank Reeves taunted a republi can in his speech last Saturday night at the pavilion. The dem ocrats want your help to elect themto office, and afterwards will laugh at you for deserting your principles. It must be very unpalatable to that class of voters who were enthusiastic supporters of Mr. Bryan and everything that he stood for to face about and sup port Mr. Turner and what he stands for. It may be easily supposed that the followers of Mr. Bryan had much more sin cere and deepseated convictions than Mr. Turner and can not with equal facility turn their po litical coats. In his speech last Saturday I night at the pavilion Mr. Frank Reeves criticised tho Echo for advising all republicans to vote the ticket straight. This paper has at least been consistent. It has not picked out two candi dates on the republican ticket and urged that they be support ed above all the others; neither has it asked democrats to vote the republican ticket. This paper believes there are enough republicans in Chelan county to elect every man on the ticket if all vote their principles. Will the populists who believed in flat money and government ownership of public utilities, and the free silver republicans, all of whom were taken into the demo cratic party uuder the wing of the Kansas City platform, vote for George Turner, the most rabid gold standard, tri»st sup -1 porter in the state of Washing ton? The man who defeated the wishes of Mr. Bryan at Olympia last spring and prevented a Bry an delegation from going to St. Louis. It is not believable that men with sincere convictions can be led like sheep to the shambles. Parly organization does not begin at the top of tho ticket, it. begins at the bottom and works np. You can not promote party organization by voting for the head of the ticket and scratching the bottom. If you believe in the principles of the democratic party, its methods, its practices and its past record, vote the tick et from the bottom up. On the other hand if you are a republi can and believe in the principles of your party, if your best inter ests lie in the success of the re publican cause, if you believe in continuing it in power, we un hesitatingly say, vote the ticket from the BOTTOM up to the top. CONGRESSMAN HUMPHREY 'Ink. - a Telling Speech, to a CJood Crowd In the Pavilion Wednes day Ntjjlit. Hc»ry Cram Talks ' i on County mvur-. The audience that greeted Congress man W. E. Humphrey in the parilion on Wednesday ntght was somewhat late in assembling, but as it had been told around that the l»nd would play before the speaking began, and ihe boys were a little late in putting in their ap pearance, the speaking did not begin until 8:30. Mr. Henry Crass, of Wenatchee, re publican candidate for County Attor ney, was the first speaker. Mr. Crass confined hi 9 remarks entirely to the County ticket and to County affairs. He advocated the election of the entire County ticket, because it was made up of honest, capable and worthy men that deserved the support and the contidence of the entire republican party. He made no special plea for the election of any one oi' two men on the ticket, but asked all republicans to give Uie ticket, the whole ticket their solid and un divided support. In regard to Mr. Dill he assured the voters that he was well qualified to fill the position of Judge of the Superior Court, and suggested to those who were not satisfied on this point to go, not to Mr. Stsiner's politi cal supporters, or to those who were op posed to Mr. Dill, but to the records and to Mr. Dill's many clients. To the members of the bar of Wenatchee, many of whom would testify to his fit ness. In regard to his own candidacy Mr. Crass was too modest to say much. He said he had lived in the County more than two years. Had eime here to stay and would stay even if he was de feated. He had no other occupation than the profession of law, and said in conclusion that if elected he would ad minister the duties fairly, impartially and to the best of his ability. Congressman Humphrey ma<?e one of the most effective talks* that hare been made in this campaign. It was rather short, but touched just those points which the voters wanted to> hear about. He had close attention und was fre quently applauded .In relation to national affairs he said the real issue in this campaign was: "'Are present conditions saiisfact ory? Shall we vote for Rooaevelt anil Fairbanks and have continued prosper ity or shall we vote lor Parker and Davi-i and have hard times, poverty and rags?'' For as certain as night follows day these conditions will follow dem ocratic success at the polls. He drew a most striking comparison of condi tions tinder the lust Cleveland admin istration and the conditions under Me- Kinley and Roosevelt. He quoted and compared ligures ooreriog tho employ ment of labor. The consumption o[ coal, value of exports, sale of postage stamps and a number of other things timing the year ]903 and the last ysar of the Cleveland administra tion in a most convincing way. He al luded to the vast amount of money spent <m the Navy, in prosecuting the rfpanish-American war, paying for the Philippine Islands, the Panama Canal and for pensions. All this MM done without increasing the public debt, in seven ytars, and set this against the sale of two hundred am) sixty million dollars' worth of Umds in time of pro found peace uuder President Cleveland. He said the republican party was a party of construction. It was develop ing tbe Philippine Islands, it was build ing the great Panama Canal, it had inaugurated over thirty thousand free delivery mail routes, it tv:u opening up vast bodies of arid land by irrigation, tl had a scheme for aiding the building of good raiul->, it believed in providing work for the unemployed American laboring man. The democratic party was a party of destruction. Under tbe last democratic administration, when that infamous, laundering measure known as the Wilson bill was passed, the American market for American products was destroyed and tho result was that factories closet), shops* fchut down, hanks failed, mercantile estab lishments sass unfed and hard times and poverty tookjtheplace of pro»j erity and plenty. On state issues lie railed ail wit ion to tho record of Mr. Turner. Hi* many changes, and his everlasting hunt for office from the time he came hure with a commission as district judge; in his pocket from President Harrison to the timn vtlu'n Uo tvied t<> be the teM to Judge Parker's kite, and failing: in that accepted the nomination for governor of Washington on the democratic tick et. He said that George Turner de nied that he had slandered the memory of the gentle McKinley and villifled Roosevelt and the American soldier* in the Philippines, but the Congres sional Record told a different tale. The record showed that every charge of this kind that had been brought against Mr. Turner was borne out by the rec ord from which he quoted. He said the cold and naked truth about James Parrel coming to Tacoma during the time the republican convention was in session was that he came there at the request of friends of Governor Henry Mcßride who were endeavoring to make a deal with a lot of Taooma poli ticians In which the United States Sen atorship was involved. That while the deal was perfectly legitimate and prop er, the nomination of Mr. Mead grew out of the fight between Seattle and Tacoma over the United States Sena tot-ship. Mr. Humphrey made a telling talk I here and did the cause of republicanism some good. THIS BTKKA.H AT '. I.KA.VEN nOKTII. vetting. Laughing, slnglDg all the day. • Hamming, purring on the »«> / From the snows that gave it birth. Came the happy crystal stream. ) And It llngerid there, to dream In the hill-protected vale where lies the vil lage—Leavenworth. Then the breeze grew soft and mild: Then the moon looked down and smiled; And the ere was on the eartl.. Then she soft the rtver kissed, And a robe of silver mist , Laid she softly o'er the river. as It slept by Lcuvenwortb. Morning. I Tin' Sun his journey did fulfil. He^halted at the eastern hill That guards the fairest «pot on earth. And. reaching over rock and cleft, . ' . He raised Ibe vail the Moon bad left. From sleeping stream and Leavenworth. Then, as be with it westward files, And while the village rubs Its eves To see another morning's birth. The stream with wonder greets the day; Then to resume its seaward way, Slips quietly from Le*venworth. A. T. S. BLEWETT ITEMS A new company known as the Tip - Top Consolidated . will soon be doing,, business in Blowett on the Tip Top and adjoining claims. The officers are: F. D. Schn«bly, president; P. L. Smith, vice-president and fiscal agent; H. W. Hale, (of the firm of Hovey & Hale, at torneys of Elleiisburg), secretary, treas urer and attorney; John A. Griffin, manager. Hon. John D. Atkinson, stopped off hero Saturdny lor v day and while here had a talk with the editor of the Echo. He says he spent the last two weeks speech making in the counties ol the west lide of the mountains and found everything in very satisfactory »hapo for the success of the republican state ticket. Mr. Atkinson went from hero to Wenatchee, where he spent Sunday. Itlitylic You lion i Know ii. Bill Mi »o Sell L.adle« Tullor llHiSr Suit*, Cloak* and C'ouU Better than the big city stores for we have no old styles to work off. No fit— no satisfaction—no pay. You are safe enough with us—Leavenworth Mer cantile Co. LOST —Ladies gold watch on Chum stick road. Monogram A. E. S. on lid. Reward will be paid. Apply at this office. Notice. Xewckera'. KznmlwkUon The Chelan county teachers' exami nation will be hold at County Superin tendent's office, Wenatcheo, Wash., Nov. 10, 11, 12, UK4, beginning at oa. ID. Teachers now in the county who have an opportunity of attending this exami nation, cannot receive temporary cer tificates. John E. Porter, County Supt. GRAIN DEALERS D, M. Thomas & Co. Patent Flour, Whole Wheat, Rye Flour and Cereal Foods of all kinds All Kinds of Grain for Feed and Se«d. Goods Deliv ered in Any Part of the Town Store on Tenth and Commer cial Streets, Opposite the Congregational Church Leavenworth - • Wash.