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TUESDAY, JULY 28, 1890.
Official Paper of County.
For President:
WILLIAM J. BRYAN, of Nebraska.
For Vice-President:
"ARTHUR J. SEWALL, of Maine.
"We, the democrats of the United States,
in national convention assembled, do re
affirm our allegiance to those great es
sential principles of Justice and liberty
jUpon which our institutions are founded
wna whioh the democratic party has advo
cated from Jefferson's time to our own—
Zraedom of apeeoh, freedom of the press,
preadom of conscience, the preservation of
sonal rights, the equality of all citizens
ivuore the law, and the faithful ob
#eranc6 of constitutional limitations.
During all these years the democratlo
party has resisted the tendency of selfish
Interests to the centralization of govern
mental power, and steadfastly maintained
She Integrity of the dual scheme of gov
fcinment established by the founders of
Shis republic of republics. Under its guid
ance and teachings the»great principle of
local self-government has found Its best
—in the maintenance of the
'expression __
rights of the states and in its assertion of
the necessity of confining the general gov
fimment to the exercise of the
... by the constitution of the
"The constitution of the United States
guarantees to every citizen the rights of
solvil and religious liberty. The democratic
(party has always been the exponent of
(political liberty and religious freedom and
I St renews its obligations and reaffirms its
devotion to these fundamental principles
pf the constitution.
Financial Plank.
I "Recognizing that the money question
Is paramount to all others at this time,
(we Jnvite attention to the fact that the
'federal constitution names silver and gold
(together as the money metals of the United
ue and
admitted gold to free coinage at the ratio
gured Dy the silver dollar unit.
?e declare that the act of 1873 demone
tizing silver without the knowledge or
'approval of the American people has re
quited In the appreciation of gold and a
in the prices of com'
debts~pubiic and private the enrich-
jmodltlesnprofuced by the" p'eople a heavy
increase the.burden of taxation and of
uwioi anu ^nvuic. nit) emiuit"
Iment of the money lending class at home
land abroad prostration of Industry and
JmDOverlshment of the oeoDle.
"We are unalterably opposed to the sin
gle gold standard, which has locked fast
Che prosperity of an industrial people in
fthe paralysis of hard times.
"Gold monometallism is a British policy,
and its adoption has brought other nations
into financial servitude to London. It Is
not only un-American, but anti-American,
'and it can be fastened on the United States
.only by the stifling of that Indomitable
iKpmt and love of liberty which proclaimed
our pbHUcal Independence In 1776 and won
It In the war of the revolution.
"We demand the free and unlimited coin
Ago of both silver and gold at the present
Segal ratio of sixteen to one without waiting
for the aid or consent of any other nation.
iwt demand that the standard silver dollar
shall be a full legal tender, equally with
#old, for all debtsi, public and private, and
iwe favor such legislation as will prevent
ithe demonetization of any kind of legal
llaxulgr money bar nrlvo to nnntmn*
"we are opposed to tne policy and prac
...• itlce of surrendering to the holders of the
obligations of the United States the option
.'.(reserved fy law to the government of re
iV [deeming such obligations in either silver
Icoin or gold coin.
I Uonds.
"We are opposed to the Issuing of inter
est-bearing bonds of the United States in
{time of peace, and condemn the trafficking
(with banking syndicates, whioh. In ex
change for bonds and at an enormous
profit to themselves, supply the federal
treasury with gold to maintain the policy
Jol_.KQld monometallism.
"Congress alone nas tne power to coin
and Issue money, and President Jackson
(declared that this power could not be dele
gated to corporations or Individuals. We,
therefore, denounce the Issuance of notes
amended to circulate as money by national
Ibtinks as In derogation of the constitution,
and we demand that all paper which Is
jlriade a legal tender for public and private
idebts, or which Is receivable for dues to
ithe United States, shall be issued by the
government of the United States, and shall
'be redeemable In coin.
Tariff and Taxatlou.
"We hold that tariff duties should be
levied for purposes of revenue, and that
.taxation should be limited by the needs of
the government honestly and economic
ially administered. We denounce as dis
turbing to business the republican threat
•to restore the McKinley law, which has
jbeen twice condemned by the people In
national elections, and which, enacted un
ider the false plea of protection to home
•Industry, proved a prolific breeder of
.trusts and monopolies, enriched the few
at the expense of the many, restricted
(trade and deprived the producers of the
ereat American staples of access to their
natural markets. Until the money ques
tion Is settled we are opposed to any agi
tation for further changes in our tariff
laws, except such as are necessary to meet
the deficit In revenue caused by the ad
verse decision of the supreme court on
the income tax. There would be no deficit
In the revenue but for the annulment by
the supreme oourt of a law passed by a
democratic congress in strict pursuance of
the uniform decisions of that court for
nearly 100 years, that court having sus
tained constitutional objections to Its en
actment, which has been overruled by the
ablest judges who had ever sat on that
bench. We declare that it is the duty of
congress to use all the constitutional pow
er Which remains after that decision, or
whioh may come from its reversal by the
court as It may hereafter be constituted,
so that the burdens of taxation may be
equally and impartially laid, to the end
that wealth may bear its proportion of the
expenses of the government.
Pauper Labor Plank.
"We hold that the most efficient way of
protecting American labor is to prevent
the importation of foreign pauper labor to
compete with it in the home market, aad
that the value of the home market to our
American farmers and artisans is greatly
reduced by a vicious monetary system
iWhich depresses the prices of their prod
ucts below the cost of production and
ithus deprives them of the means of pur
chasing the products of our home manu
factories, and as labor creates the wealth
of the country, we demand the passage of
such laws as may be necessary to proteot
.It in all Its rights.
"We are In favor of the arbitration of
--differences between employers engaged In
interstate commerce and their employe's
land recommend such legislation as is nec
essary to carry out this principle.
Restraint on ltallroad Corporations,
I "The absorption of wealth by the few,
{the consolidation of our leading railroad
systems, and the formation of trusts and
ipools require a stricter control by the fed
eral government of those arteries of com
merce. We demand the enlargement of
(the powers of the Interstate commerco
commission and such restrictions and guar
antees in the control of railroads as will
protect the people from robbery and op
Kepabllcan Congresnes.
I "We denounce the profligate waste of the
.money wrung from the people by oppressive
taxation and the lavish appropriations of
recent republican congresses, which havo
kept taxes high while the labor that pays
them is unemployed and the products of the
people's toll are depressed in price till they
no longer repay the cost of production. We
demand a return to that simplicity and
economy which best befits a democratic
government and a reduction In the number
of useless officers, the salaries of which
drain the substance of the people.
Federal Interference.
"We denounce the arbitrary interference
by federal authorities In local affairs as a
violation of the constitution of the United
Btates and a crime against free Institu
tions, and wo especially object to govern
ment by injunction as a new and highly
dangerous form of oppression by which
federal Judges, in contempt of the laws of
suites ana rigm» citizens, oecoirlo
at once legislators, judges and execution
ers: and we approve the bill passed at the
.last session of the United States senate and
Inow pending In the house relative to con
/tempts in federal courts and providing foi
trials by jury in certain cases of contempt,
Admission of Territories.
"We favor the admission of the terri
ttorles of New Mexico, Arizona and Okla
homa Into the union as states and we favor
'the early admission of all the territories
Ihavlng the necessary population and re
source to entitle them to statehood, and
while they remain territories we hold that
Ithe officials appointed to administer the
povernment of any territory, together with
-the District of Columbia and Alaska,
xhould be bona fide residents of the terri
tory or district in which the duties are to
he performed. The democratlo party be
jv.Uft»as In home rule and that «Ii m.ui.
laflae or tne xmitea states should DO ap
propriated to the establishment of free
homos for American citizens.
"We recommend that the territory of
Alaska be granted a delegate in congress,
and that the general land and timber laws
of the Unitea States be extended to said
Pacific Funding BUI.
"No discrimination should be Indulged
by the government of the United Stated
In ravor or its debtors. We approve of the
refusal of the Fifty-third congress to pass
the Pacific railroad funding bill: denounce
the effort of the present republican con
gress to enact a similar measure.
"Recognizing the just claims of deserv
ing union soldiers, we heartily Indorse the
rule of Commissioner Murphy that no
names shall be arbitrarily dropped from
the pension roll, and the fact of enlist
ment and service should be deemed con
clusive evidence against disease and dis
ability before enlistment.
The Monroe Doctrine.
"The Monroe doctrine as originally de
clared and as interpreted by succeeding
presidents, is a permanent part of the
foreign policy cf the United States, and
must at all times be maintained.
Sympathy for Cuba.
"We extend our sympathy to the people
of Cuba In their heroic struggle for liberty
and independence.
Civil Service.
"We are opposed to lire tenure In the
public service. We favor appointments
based upon merits, fixed terms of office,
and such un administration of the civil
service laws as will afford equal oppor
tunities to all citizens of ascertained fit
Against Third Term.
"We declare it lo bo the unwritten law
of this republic, established by custom and
usage of 100 years and sanctioned by the
examples of the greatest and wisest of
those who founded and have maintained
our government, that no man should be
eligible for a third term of the presidential
Waterways Improvement.
"The federal government should care for
and improve tne Mississippi river and other
great waterways of the republic, so as to
secure for the Interior states easy and
cheap transportation to tide water. When
any waterway of the republic is of suffi
cient importance to demand aid of the gov
ernment, such aid should be extended upon
a definite plan of continuous work until
permanent Improvement is secured.
"Confiding In the justice of our cause and
the necessity of Its success at the polls we
submit the foregoing declaration of prin
ciple and purposes to the considerate judg
ment of the American people. We invite
the support of all citizens who approve
them and who desire to have them made
effective through legislation for the relief
of the people and the restoration of the
country prosperity."
Wall Street for McKinley and Ho
The Manchester Democrat prefaces
an article from the New York World
as follows:
The New York stock exchange
worked itself into hysterics at a re
cent meeting over the nomination of
Bryan and Sewell. The tumult end
ed with an organization of a "Bank
ers' and Brokers' McKinley Cam
paign Club" consisting of democrats
and republicans.
The New York World sees danger
to McKinley in the open support of
these men. It says that the griev
ances of the country against Wall
Street are real and just. Although
the World is quoted as one of the pa
pers opposed to the Chicago platform
it attacks McKinley's Wall street
friends in the following manner:
It is the concrete and combined
power for which -'Wall street" is the
symbol in the popular mind that has
made a monopoly of transportation,
that has brought all the great prime
necessaries of life—iron, steel, coal,
oil, beef, sugar and a hundred others
—under the control of trusts and
combinations that oppress labor at
one end and rob consumers at the
It is "'Wall street" that has depleted
the treasury of gold and exacted us
urous millions from the Government
in forced bond sales to "protect its
It is you, gentlemen of the gamb
ling exchanges, manipulators of mon
ey corners, organizers of swindling
trusts, wreckers of railroads, shearers
of "lambs," tax dodgers and ab
sorbers of money that you never
earned, who have done more than all
the ignorant blundering at Washing
ton and all the demagogy at the
South and West to raise the 6peotre
of Anarchy and Populism at which
you now stand affrighted.
What the World is frightened at,
the spectre of anarchy, in the Chicago
platform is anarchy and lawlessness
combined in what it describes as the
combined power of Wall street.
Hofer's Reply to Clarkson.
(Manchester Democrat.)
Many of our readers will remember
the Hofers. They were stalwart re
publican editors in this state for
many years, and they are now pub
lishing the Daily Capital-Journal at
Salem, Oregon. Their paper is re
publican iu politics, but not of the
new gold standard brand. Editor
Clarkson of the Iowa State Register
recently uudertook to discipline his
old friend E. Hofer, assuring him
that he was making the mistake of
his life in not swallowiDg the Wail
street program in its entirety. Mr.
Hofer's reply is upwards of two and a
half columns long and is an ably
written paper. Here is Mr. Hofer's
closing paragraph:
The silver republicans of our land
say the silver democrats and the sil
ver populists, brothers this is a cause
of humanity and in the name of hu
manity's Grod let us clasp hands
against a policy of endless currency
contraction and endless debt to the
bondholders, and found our financial
system upon the two common money
metals of the human race—gold and
silver. If we of the west and the
poor people do nothing to check the
tide of centralization, who in God's
name will do it for us? Certainly not
the men in whose hands we find the
wealth of the nation heaped up by
processes of legislation and iictitous
capitalization based on the various
branches of the public service. The
only valid argument in favor of the
gold standard is that it will enable
the owners of corporations, stock
companies, or whatever can be syndi
cated or bonded, to sell their securi
ties abroad and by pledging the gov
ernment to maintain the gold stand
ard, they can mortgage the resources
and productive energies of seventy
millions of people far into the future
and create a few thousand more
American millionaires and a few mil
lion more tramps. I plead with you
Mr. Clarkson, in the name of God
and humanity, give us a chance to
escape this awful burden of the fu
ture. Let us dig our own money out
of our own fertile prairies and metal
veined mountains and coin as the ba
sis of our wealth, in place of borrow
ing gold from Europe to keep our
own mines closed and our own people
in bondage to the wealth of other
Senator Tom Carter of Montana,
ex-chairman of the republican nation
al committee, will go on the stump
for the Democratic nominee at Chi
cago pledged for free silver.
1 Our Sniping Silver
The correspondent of the New
York Herald has interviewed Mr.
Preston, the director of the mint as
to the surplus silver of the United
States, the disposition made of it,
and what would be its effect if admit
ted to the mint upon equal terms with
gold. Mr. Preston says that during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1894,
our exports of silver bullion in excess
of imports of silver ore was $30,533,
702. For the fiscal year ending June
30, 1895, the exports of silver bullion
in excess of the imports of silver ore
was $27,016,138 and for the first eleven
months of the fiscal year ending June
30, 1896 was $29,927,062 and that near
ly the entire sum had been shipped
to Great Britain. Thus within three
years the United States have sent to
England nearly $90,000,000 of silver
bullion to London bankers at gold
prices either payment of debts or
interest upon debts, which otherwise
would have been settled with com
modities produced in the United
States States.
The director of the mint has the
means to know that the price of the
silver bullion in three fourths the
globe has remained at the ratio of 16
to 1, with gold and that by adverse
legislation the price has
been reduced
to almost half that ratio. He would
further learn from our consular cor
respondence that this silver had been
coined by Great Britain for English
traders at more than the ratio of 16
to 1 and used in the purchase of
wheat and cotton in silver using
countries which is brought to Liver
pool in competition with American
wheat and cotton, thus using the sur
plus silver obtained from the United
States as a club to beat the commer
cial life out the farmers and planters
of America. This $90,000,000 of bul
lion sold to English speculators at
half its coinage value has been given
its full coinage value there enabling
that people to realize $90,000,000 profit
out of the transaction.
It would be an impeachment of the
business sagacity of London bankers
to assume that they have withheld
this silver bullion from coinage and
use when a profit of 100 per cent
awaited it. It is an impeachment of
business sagacity of an American
congress that this bullion was not
coined into $180,000,000 of full legal
tender money and poured into the
channels of American productive in
dustry, giving employment to its la
bor with manufactured commodities,
instead of the raw materials, the mar
kets Of Europe. Had this silver bullion
been coined into legal tender money
at the ratio of 16 to
1,there would have
been no need of selling $262,000,000 of
bonds to a syndicate of American and
Jewish gamblers in gold, and govern
ment securities. There is no law le
quiring the $100,000,000 gold reserve
to be held in the treasury. It is
simply a fiction of John Sherman's.
This sum was obtained by the sale of
year 5 per cent bonds which have
been running now over 17 years and
have cost the people in Interest alone
$85,000,000. In addition to this the
present administration has added to
the original one hundred millions of
bonds $262,000,000 more, for the os
tensible purpose of maintaining a
gold reserve in the treasury, that is
not required by law. And when the
silver men of the senate passed a bill
by a vote of 33 to 25 in that body to
prevent the further sale of bonds for
unlawful purpose, the House with
about 100 republican majority refused
to take it up and pass the measure.
Why? Because the party favors the
policy of Grover Cleveland in the is
sue and sale of bonds to maintain a
policy which the republican party is
solely responsible for.
A Republican for Silver.
Decorah, Iowa, July, 22.—Special:
A. L. Himle, a prominent republican
attorney of this county, comes out
for democracy and free silver. He
cannot endorse the goldbug platform
of the republican party, and so repu
diates McKinley and the crowd and
has declared his intention of voting
and working for the success of democ
racy and free silver this fall. Mr.
Himle is a Norwegian, and for
ten years was an active organizer
and stumper for the republicans of
Minnesota, where he formerly
resided. His repudiation of the gold
standard party will have great in
fluence with the Norwegian-Ameri
cans of this congressional district,
particularly if he should stump the
district in the interest of free silver,
as has intimated he may do. He is
one of the best informed men upon
the silver question in the district,
and a good campaigner.
la never done, and it is especially wearing
and wearisome to those whose blood is
impure and unfit properly to tone, sus
tain, and renew the wasting of nerve,
muscle and tissue. It is more because of
this condition of the blood that women
are run down,
Tired, Weak, Nervous,
Than because of the work itBelf. Every
physician says so, and that the only rem
edy is in building up by taking a good
nerve tonic, blood purifier and vitalizer
Uke food's
Sarsaparilla. For the troubles
Peculiar to Women Pt change of season,
climate or life, or resulting from hard
work, nervousness, and impure blood,
thousands have found relief and cure in
The One True Blood Purifier. $l per bottle.
Prepared only by C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass.
Hnnri'e Dillearethe
to take
UOOQ 6 1118 witii Hood's BarsflparlUa.
Will our neighbor of the Times
please reconcile thes9 two statements
that appear on its editorial page of
last Wednesday. In its article un
der the head of "Legal Tender" it
says: "Silver dollars are a legal
tender in any amount whatever—by
the cart-load, by the wagon-load, by
the car-load, by the ship-load."
In its article under the head-line
"The Crime of 1873," it says: "This
silver is a legal tender for all debts,
public and private, except interest on
U. S. bonds, or where special con
tracts are made for payment in gold."
Both these statements can't be true
which does our neighbor tie to? And
perhaps it might explain why Presi
dent|Grant did not ascertain till eight
months after the passage of the act
of 1873, that silver had been deinoni'
tized, also why Senator Allison, as.
G. Blaine and every congressman
and senator, except Hooper and Sher
man, denied all knowledge that a
bill had passed suspending coinage of
the silver dollar. We will pay ten
dollars for permission to see a ne ws
paper article in the files of the Avoca
(Iowa) Delta at that time, or in any
other newspaper of that date that
discusses the measure that was pas
sed, discontinuing the coinage of the
silver dollar and stating that fact.
May 22,1890,Senator Daniel,of Virgin
ia, in a speech before the Senate said:
"I take om the Banker's Magazine
of August, 1873, this extract. It says:
'In 1872, silver being demonitized in
Germany, England and Holland, a
capital of £100,0000 ($500,000) was
raised and Ernest Sevd was sent to
this country with this fund as agent
for foreign bond holders to effect the
same object.'" The demonetization
of silver, see Congressional Record,
May 22, 1890, page 5128.
James A. Garfield, of Ohio, Judge
Kelley, of Pennsylvania, D. W. Vor
hees, of Indiana, James G. Blaine,
of Maine, Mr. Burchard, of Illinois,
Mr. Holiuan, ot Indiana, Joseph
Cannon of Illinois, Senator Beck, of
Kentucky, and Senator Allison, of
Iowa, all in Congress at the time of
the passage of the bill and none of
them knew what it contained as well
as the Times editor now assumes to
have known. Senator Allison said:
"When the secret history of this bill
of 1873 comes to be told it will
disclose the fact that the
House of Representatives intend
ed to coin both gold and silver,
but the bill was doc tored, if I may
use the term. It was changed
after the discussion and the dollar of
420 grains substituted."
Oct. 6, 1873, eight months after he
had signed the bill President Grant
wrote to Mr. Cowdry: "I wonder
that silver is not already coming into
the market to supply the deficiency
in the circulating medium. Our
mines are now producing an almost
unlimited amount of silver and It is
becoming a question 'what shall we
do with it?"' See Congressional Rec
ord, Dec. 14th, 1877, page 208. John
Sherman said that Ernest Seyd offer
ed valuable suggestions whioh were
incorporated in the bill, probably
the trade dollar of 420 grains men
tioned by Senator Allison, instead of
the dollar that had always been coin
ed by our mints and which Allison
and others thought had been retain
ed. But the Times editor and John
Sherman know better, Sherman
probably getting the Seyd fund for
his knowledge, the Times editor get
ting what was left—a goose egg, (0.)
But the question of more import
ance to the people than how it was
done, is, has it been an injury to the
business interests of the people?
Prices have declined fully one half
since then. There is no over product
ion, but under consumption, and,if it
is not in consequence of the money
"supply being inadequate for the
public need, what is it.
The Chicago Chronicle to be Shunned
as a Viper
No one should longer be deceived
by the Chicago Chronicle. In its re
ports of the late democratic conven
tion in Chicago it came out and dis
played its true colors in its mean, ly
ing, scandalous attacks upon demo
crats, it went far beyond the most
virulent republican organs indeed
it exhausted its vocabulary of vitu
perate abuse of everybody and every
thing not for the gold standard. The
Chronicle is owned by a syndicate of
bankers, and is far removed from
anything democratic as it is possible
to conceive of. Any honest democrat
who purchases a copy of it, is simply
helping to sustain an assassin who is
seeking the death of true democracy.
Democrats should shun it as they
would a viper.—Grinnell Independent
The Cedar Rapids Gazette remarks:
"There are still those who assert that
free coinage of silver at a ratio of 16
to 1 would be a repudiation of debts
and obligation. It is a poor rule that
does not work both ways. If remoni
tization would enable debtors to pay
obligations in dollars worth but 50
cents then demonetization enabled
creditors to collect two dollars where
one is due. There is no escape from
the conclusion, on the arguments of
those who claim that repudiation of
half the debts of the country would
result from free coinage.
Which Is It?
The gold standard men tell us that
the silver miners want 5:) cents
worth of silver made into a dollar of
100 cents, thereby profiting 47 cents
by its coinage. Then they tell the
public that these dollar*, worth 100
cents to the miners will be 50-cent
dollars to the laborers and producers.
Will our gold standard neighbors
please reconcile these statements
both of whioh they endorse?
Law, Sot Lawlessness.
The Cresco Times in its issue of
July 22nd advocates the doctrines of
of the anarchists and the law break
er in attempting to cast a stigma up
on the democratic platform in its
article under the headlines, "Nothing
but Auarchy." Had that paper pub
lished the paragraph in the platform
which it assumes inculcates any such
doctrine and the clause in the federal
constitution incorporated in section
four, it would have disclosed to its
readers that the resolution and law
were in the strictest harmony.
We copy
below from the Dubuque Telegraph
in reply to the Times theory:
One of the planks of the Chicago
platform reads:
"We denounce arbitrary interfer
ence by federal authorities in local af
fairs as a violation of the constitution
of the United States and a crime
against free institutions, and we es
pecially object to government by in
junction as a new and highly danger
ous form of oppression by which fed
eral judges, in contempt of the laws
of the states and rights of citizens,
become at once legislators, judges
and executioners and we approve
the bill passed at the last session of
the United States senate and now
pending in the house of representa
tives relative to contempts in federal
courts, and providing for trials by
jury in certain cases of contempt."
It is affirmed by the more reckless
of the pro-gold press that these delar
ations are anarchistic. If so, the con
stitution of the United States is anar
chistic, and instead of continuing to
regard those who formulated and ad
opted that instrument as statesmen
and patriots, we must hereafter re
gard them as Johann Mosts. The
fourth section of the fourth article of
the constitution says:
Sec. 4 The United States shall guar
anty to every state in the union a re
publican form-of government, and
shall protect each of them against in
vasion and on application of the leg
islature or of the executive (when the
legislature cannot be convened)
against domestic violence.
The first part of the plank is a pro
test against the violation of this sec
tion of the fundamental law of the
United States and the protest is nec
essary because if those who are sworn
to respect and enforce the constitu
tion are permitted to ignore or defy
it free institutions will be imperilled
and finally destroyed.
Article 5 of the amendments to the
constitution provides that "no per
son shall be held to answer for a
capital or otherwise infamous crime,
unless on presentment of a grand
jury and Article 6 provides that "in
all criminal prosecutions the accused
shall enjoy the right to a speedy and
public trial by an impartial jury of
the state and district wherein the
crime shall have been committed."
By the injunction process, persons
are forbidden from doing what- is not
prohibited by law, and when they re
fuse to obey the court causes their
arrest, and, without the intervention
of grand or petit jury,,convicts them
of crime and condemns them to pun
ishment. The oourt not only makes
the law, it also becomes judge, jury
and executioner. This is as repug
nant to the the constitution and to
our republican system as the methods
of the Spanish inquisition or those of
Russia would be and in protesting
against it the Chicago convention
simply affirmed its devotion to the
principles embodied in the organic
law by the fathers of the republic.
To condemn the quoted plank of the
national democratic platform as anar
chistic, is to place Washington and
Jefferson and Hamilton and Madison
and Franklin in the same category
with the wretch who assassinated
President Carnot and the morally
perverted creatures who hurled the
death-dealing bombs in Barcelona.
Instead of a declaration against, the
plank is a proclamatinn of respect
for and loyalty to law. If devotion
to the constitution of the United
States were anarchistic, anarchist
would be a term of honor and not of
reproach. Those who represent the
declarations against arbitrary inter
ference by federal authorities in local
affairs and against government by
injunction as anarchistic are reckless
knaves or ignorant blatherskites.
We live in a country of which the
principal scourge is stomach-trouble.
It is more wide-spread than any
other disease, and very nearly, more
One thing that makes it so danger
ous is that it is so little understood.
If it were better understood, it
would be more feared, more easily
cured, less universal than it is now.
So, those who wish to be cured,
take Shaker Digestive Cordial, be
cause it goes to the root of the
trouble as no other medicine does.
The pure, harmless, curative herbs
and plants, of which it is composed,
are what render it so certain and, at
the same time, so gentle a cure.
It helps and strengthens the
stomach, purifies and tones up the
Sold by druggists, price 10 cents to
$1.00 per bottle.
Deafness Cannot be Cured
by local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear.
There is only one way to cure Deaf
ness, and that is by constitutional
remedies. Deafness is caused by an
inflamed condition of the mucous lin
ing of the Eustachian Tube. When
this tube gets inflamed you have a
rumbling sound or imperfect hearing,
and when it is entirely closed Deaf
ness is the result, and unless the in
llaiumation can be taken out and this
tube restored to its normal condition,
hearing will be destroyed forever
nine cases out "of ten are caused by
catarrh, which is nothing but an in
flamed condition of the mucous sur
We will give One Hundred Dollars
for any caBe of Deafness (caused by
catarrh) that cannot be cured by
Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for cir
culars, free.
F. J. CHUNKS & Co., Toledo, O.
iSS'Sold by druggists, 75c.
J. K. Macomber, county attorney
of Polk county, publishes an article
in the Des Moines Register, copied
into the Cresco Republican, the iin
port of whioh is to induce the belief
that the act of 1878 providing for the
coinage of silver into standard silver
dollars of 412J grains is still in force
and that such dollars are being
coincd, and silver certificates issued
thereon, while the fact is no silver
dollars are being coined and no silver
certificates are being issued. Tlio
The Sherman act of 1890 did the bus
iness for both and the act of 1893 re
pealing the Sherman law eliminated
silver from our coinage, except the
minor coins whioh are only legal
tender in small amounts. Silver de
mocrats and greenbackers did not
need J.K. Macomber to tell them that
silver and silver certificates under the
law of 1878 were full legal tender un
til the Sherman law provided for con
tracts denying them such tender.
But Macomber making the discovery
cackles over it like a young pullet
discovering its first egg.
Two hundred and fifty Republicans
of Topeka, including professional
men, Santa Fee shop and office em
ployes, mechanics and laborers, have
signed pledges absolving themselves
from any further participation in Re
publican politics as far as this year's
campaign is concerned. Every man
who has gone into this movement is
vouched for os a former Republican.
None others were permitted Pop
ulists and Democrats are barred, and
professional politicians are also ex
cluded from membership.—Waukon
Cole's Carbolisalve
is_a truly wonderful remedy, suited
alike to the skin of the child and the
adult, and its soothing, cleansing and
healing properties renders its applica
tion universal. As an external remedy
it has no ^equal as a cure for Piles,
Fever Sores, Ulcers, Tetter, Poisons,
Chilblains, Chaps, and all Itching
and Irritating diseases of the Skin
and Scalp. It immediately relieves
the pain of Scalds and burns, and
cures the worst case without a scar.
Get only the genuine which has a
black wrapper with green letters.
Small boxes 25 cents Large boxes 50
cents. Sold by J. J. Lowry.
The wonderful prosperity of St.
Paul is disclosed and perhaps the
reason why the Globe advocates the
gold standard in a 24 page tax sale
advertisement of city property in
that paper of the 23. If the people
there are not prospering the Globe is
and why should it not support a pol
icy that makes such advertisements
Miss Lauraiue Mead
Will Give Instruction in
To Music Teachers and Advanced
Special Attention to Beginners.
Per term ot 20 leesons of 45 minutes each, $10
Use ot Instrument for practice, one hour per
day, free.
Corner of Second and Pine Streets
Cresco, Iowa,
Whereas the German Savings Bank,
located at Chester, iu the State of
Iowa, has filed in this office proof of
a full compliance with the laws of
this State pertaining to its incorpor
ation and a sworn statement of its
paid-up capital, and bein satisfied
from an examination that aid bank
is possessed of the full amount of such
capital required by chapter sixty (60)
laws of 1874, Therefore, authority is
hereby given to the above named
corporation to transact the business
of a Savings Bank, as provided in its
articles of incorporation and the laws
of Iowa.
Given under my hand and seal
of office, in the city of Des
i~-'—s Moines, this tenth day of July
(SEAL) 1896.
One mile west of Kendallville and
about _8 miles north-east of Cresco:
consisting of 153 acres in a fine state
of cultivation. The Kendallville
school house is on the farm, which
has two good unfailing wells, a new
barn 34x40, a. comfortable dwelling
house and an abundance of timber
for the farm. For price and terms
83m6 Kendallville, Iowa.
My farm five miles south of Cresco,
consisting of 160 acres, all in good
state of cultivation an abundance of
suitable farm buildings, unfailing
supply of water. Terms—$1500 cash,
balance on time any length of years
to suit purchaser at 7 per cent. For
further particulars enquire of
8ltf Box 613, Cresco, Iowa!
My valuable residence property,
corner of Peck and Oak streets, near
the public school building, consisting
of three lots, plenty of ornamental
trees, good 12 room house, good cel
lar, barn, good well and out build
ings. Enquire of Dit. H. C. PIUCE,
85126 Cresco, Iowa.
2 Farms for Sale.
160 acres mile east of Bonair, and
160 acres 4 miles north-west of Cresco,
on Bonair road. Land iu high state
of cultivation first-class buildings,
wells and windmills. Enquire of J. A.
DREIER, BOX 222, Cresoo, Iowa. 53m3
Wanted-An Idea
Who can tblni.
of Borne simple
thing to patent?
Ministers Should Use
Dr. Miles'Heart Cure.
labors so so vcroly tax the nervous
tem, of the ministry. Tho do
rangoment of tbo nerve centers of tuo brain
by over work, frequently brings on attacks
of hoart trouble, and nervous prostration.
Rev. J. P. Hester, M. D., I'astor U. B.
church, London Mills, Ills., himself a physi
cian, writes Feb 2G, 1805: "Heart affection
and norvous prostration had becomo so
serious last fail that a Uttlo over work in
the pulpit would so completely prostrate mo
that It seemed certain 1
must relinquish tho work
of the ministry cntiroly.
Dr. Miles'
Heart Cure
Hoart palpitation bccamo
so bad that my auditors
would ask me if I did not
havo heart disease. Last
November I commoncod taking Dr. Miles'
New Hoart Cure alternately with Dr. Miles'
Nervino and derived tho greatest possiblo
benefit. I havo justctosod revival work ot
10 weeks, preaching nearly ovory night and
twice on tho Sabbath. I can speak for hours
without suffering as I formerly did. Hard
working ministers should keep Dr. Miles'
grand remedies on hand."
Dr. Milos' Hoart Ouro is sold on guarantee,
first bottle will benoQt or money refunded.
By Mail
To advertise our College we will give
a thorough course of instruction in
douDle and single entry Book-keeping
and Commercial Arithmetic by mail
Free of Charge
to a limited number of persona. This
course will be completed in forty les
sons. No charge for diplomas. Address
Tie American Easiness College
Omaha, Nebraska.
Market Street, Cresco, Ia.
Hot or Cold Lunches
Board by the Day or Week,
Fancy Groceries, Candy, Fruits and
85w4 Auditor of State.
to become well and strong. An in
vitation is given to you to get rid
of your sickness and diseases and
remain well. Sound in Body.
Sound in Mind. The time is at
hand wlien these sicknesses will re
main only on those who are ignor
ant of Nature's laws or who will
not obey them.
proprietor or the banitaiy (JottagCb
of I3ellville, Ohio, invites corres
pondence from those who are sick
and distressed in body oi mind and
specially asks those persons who
have in vain tried other physicians
and found no benefit, to write him
obtain a knowledge of the laws
of life and to become well and stay
well. There is no use of being
sick or^crippled up by Rheuma
tism, Is ervous Troubles, Paralysis,
Cancer or any other chronic or so
called incurable disease. You can
be cured. Dr. Keith's methods are
entirely different in theory and in
fact from poison giving medical
men and he cures where all others
have tailed. No 2oisonous drugs
are used. Every step is made
plain to yon and you are educated
in the ways and laws of life as yon
go on to health.
Doctor Keith uses plants," -flow
ers and herbs which are not pois
onous and this Doctor gives you
rules about diet and other lialbits
which are sure to cure everv cur
able case where they desire to bo
Correspondence immediately an
Valuable book sent free to your
address by return mail. Send
No charge for consultation tliro'
the mail.
Address a postal card and have
some of the laws come to you free.
Have your eyes opened to the
true laws of life and do not take
any more poisons and physics that
do your Dody harm rather than
References from the Nation's
choicest citizens.
Remember the man remember
the address.—Melville C. Keith,
M. D., Bellville, Richland County,
Ohio, U. S. A.

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