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IiASUfACIURL!. ore n,:ul $ -,0UO.0f)f l.ur'.er' Iba.i hi Any I'ri P,u, Yeu-fh I,n'"r'1 1'iKler .'l.MnlrjlHia lr ri..M.t.l-wrr t,ion ,..uv eb-.terl.,! M(li,i,l .M.iuuf.utur.rn. Tim ihnx j,.ar IS J:,, which closed onJune.'lj l,vt, w tbo banner year in t..eLttory of Annrienn inamfuctur-'-;: exports. The totals have cow ' n compiled bv tho Hurcati c.f KU-ulu- ot tho Treasury Dq.Hrt.nf.it, im.l t.icr jil.ow en iucnnso of nearly t My-llvo per reut. over tbo LisLfikt previous record. The exports of innii'ifurtHrcl Koo 1 for Juno reached s.-l,S.,s,J7J, (,r thirty-three per cent, or tbo total exports for that month, mniini;; a total for tha year cf S-12V 4'J,8'J.3. Tho exports of manufac tures fur the entire year amount to -V17 per cent, of tho total exports, which is lurer by tbreo per cent, than tho percentage in 1SL),". Tho details of tbo exports by clasea lmo tot yet boeu fullv compiled by tho Ibireauof Statistics, but it is al ready kriOlVIl thnt !,. ,.4 . .1 . ....... iuu IVLU1U1 PU'JW largo luercuiscs iu agricultural imple ments, canities, railway cur.', manu factures of copper, cottou cloth'", plasswure, rubber Rool, hardware, bicycler, Hewing machines, miscel laneous machinery, locomotives, boots ami (-hoes, Boap.'reLiucd oil ami manu factured tobacco. Tho producers of all these articles liavo share J ia tho f;reuter demand for their products ia foreign countries, nnd have, there fore, dono a largo and moro prolitablo business than in former years. A comparison of statistics of tlio past fiscal year with the years in which tho McKinley law was in force ii greatly to tho advantage of tho Wilson tariff. It chows that in 1831, tho first year after tho high-taxation scheme of 18'JO took elect, tbo total exports of manufactures were $108,727,1313. Ia 1802 there was a falling off, tho fituount being $133,510,y37. In 1893 there van another Hlicjht decrease to tl3,Ca!,ll8, bnt 18'Jl showed an ad vauce to 3183,728,808, nn average lor the four years of $107,237,017. Tor tho first year of tho Wilson tariff the value of tho exports of man ufactures was $183,005,7-13, which, taken with tho figures given above for the fiscal year 1800 shows n average of $201,012,819, or an average of nearly $:Ji,000,0'JO per year over the sane exports during tho McKinley period. Xo argument need be added to these figures. They tell the story for them selves of increased prosperity for American mills and factories as well as of mines which furnished the raw materials for the finished goods. They prove beyond d:3pute that the tariff reform policy has already great ly increased our ability to tell our eurplus manufactures ia foreign lands, und that the lighter taxes on raw materials have given more work to American labor. Forty-five million dollars' worth more of goods sold abroad means that more employment for tho workers here. And this'is but the beginning. If the low tariff policy is continued and extended the good work of capturing the world's markets for American manufactures will go forward rapidly. It is for the people to say whether we shall continue to increase our ioreign commerce or go back to the trade-restricting theories of McKinleyism, under which our ex ports were bo Baiall. Whidden C n An a 11. WORSE THAN THE HEATHEN. Voters Asked to Again Exalt tho Dis credited Idol of McKinleyism. Whoa a tribe of African savages find that their idol will not, or cannot bring rain in time of drouth, they set to work and emash the luckless image. It is not related by travelers that the pieces of the idol are ever gathered up and again worshiped by tba men who were disgusted when their fotieb. failed to answer their prayers. Here in America we do things dif ferently. In 1SS3 the people elected a Kopublican President and Congress tinder tho promise that laws would bo enacted which would make everybody rich and prosperous. In the effort to lo this the idol of McKinleyism was pet up, and the peoplo wero told that it would increase employment for labor, advance wages and give better markets for farm products. It did none of these things, but, oa the con trary, put increased taxes on labor's necessities, and, by restricting foreign trade, lessened our farmers' markets. While the BleKinley tariff was in full operation factories were closed, wages cut down, at least a million workers thrown into idleness, an-1 prices of farm products forced lower than ever before. When panio and business dis aster came in 1803, the McTCiuley idol was powerless to help the people who had believed in it. In 1802 a great majority of tho American voters declared that McKin leyism - wc,3 a fraud, and f elected a President and Congress pledged to abolish it Thi3 was dono in 1894, and since that time trade und industry have been cteadily improving. Now come the faithful baud of protection worshipers ' on I durum I t'. U tU .r ituSTi.d humbug oi Li ! tatei be a Miin ruaJo tho policy of the Nation, mi l that tbo nnu whoHO law wa riponsi Llo for much of tbo bankruptcy nn I iu!T..ring of lK.'MDI bo made, "l'reti di nt of tho Unite l States! Truly tho American p"o lo w ill ba worio than th Ltatl.tnif they a-a n exalt tho McKinley idol, liven a t.iv ft;;o kriowi better thaw tj try for a ei on 1 titao the IcHc'u whirij hi hm found to bo a fraud. Intelligent citi zen of a civilized country should not have 1' "4 wisdom than African idolu-ter. JIcKl ilnjism mi l Labor. Ffimn idea rf tho rel r If.-ctn of pioueuou 011 la'.ior can bo unl tnrou:;u au fxumiuatiou of tho methods by which all wealth is produced, and dis tributed. Though obscured by our pyHti.m of cxcbatirc", in which uoucy is need to avoid tho t,ecevsity of barter, tho entire industrial opera tions of tho world con-itt iu adding goods to tho common Mock of wealth, and gottinrj back iu txcbiicgo goods of an equal valuo to those made. Whether in tbo simplest form of primitive socifty, or in tho highly comidex organization of induatry in civilirod countrni-, tho process is essentially tbo name Imlcr freo conditions for tuo pro- iluetion of wealth tbo amount of goods each worker, whether on a farm, in a factory or a mino, would get, would depend on the valuo of that which ho produced. Tho total wages of labof would bo tho total amount of f ood., divided according to tho ability of each woiker. To add to t'ao pros perity of tho wholo people it would bo necessary to inorcaso tho produc tion of wealth. Keeping these facts in view, it can easily be hccu that if a Gystum of tax ation is adopted by which certain men will bo enabled to lake each year a quantity of coods from tho common etock without giving anything in re turn, there will bo no much less for division cmoug tho workers. This is exactly what takos place under protec tion. That policy enables favored classes of manufacturers to get not only their fair share of goods, but a largo amount over and above tha valuo of thoso they produce. Thi3 it does by increasing tbo cost of their product.0, and thus compelling tho producers of other kinds of goods to part with more than an equivalent jn value. This is in practice tho result of tariQ taxes which raise prices by bhntting out foreign goods. It should be clear to tho workers that when a few men get something for nothing, waxes tho share of labor products which goes to labor will be tmaller. No talk of "higher wages through protection" can bide the fact that if a Email class of millionaires have made great fortunes out of high tariff protection, these fortunes have come out of the earnings of labor. U workiiignien who complain Qf low wages will grasp tlm truth tho reign of the protected trusts and monopolies will bo short. Have You a Goad Memory I Unless yoa are a vry yoang voter you must remember the campaign of 1883. In that year all the promises of prosperity now being mado y tho McKinloyites were scattered broadcast throughout the country. Tho people believed what they were told and tho Eepnblicans were restored to power. After two years the McKinley law was enacted. You no doubt remem ber the predictions of higher wa&es, more work for labor, better times for the farmer and increased business for tho transportation interests which were made by the defenders of that robber tariff measure. Do you remember how those proph ecios ot good times were fulfilled? Have you forgotten that immediately after tho McKinley law took effect there began a period of labor troubles involving hundreds of thousands of workers who struck against wage re ductions or wero locked out becauo they refused to accaptiess pay? Iu ibi'z too condition ot a'iairs among the strikers was so serious that in iivo States the militia had tobeoalled out. This was a sample of the promised high tariff prosperity. You know that tho MoTvinley law was in operation all through 180 5 and for eight months of IS ) 4. That waa not so long ago that you cannot re member the condition of industry and business in that period. You probably heard something about a panic. Ton may havo seen idle men lookiDg in vain for work. You at least saw in tho papers daily accounts of banks failing, mills shutting down, wage reductions and bankrupt busi ness men. Were those the signs of prosperity? These things happened undor the McKinley law. ' What rea son is there for supposing that they will not happen again if that law is restored V Judging by their impudent pre tenses that more taxes aro a panacea tor all business and industrial ills, the Republicans teem to have forgotten that they went through the same per formonco eight years ago end that their echemo was tried for four years with disastrous rosults. Have you forsotten it? A wagos load of about thirty hods. mortar will fill HILL AIM'S LKTTK11. nor vr.Titi:n vs in wilmam 1 01: HI WOKK. An I .iliimitl!i nt to tli Oi!jt:i July uinl August. of Julius CVmr wai a very great man. He mus democrat and tho b a ler of bis purty wln'u only tLirty-thruo year old, aud lfl.l tho highest oflico befuru he was forty. Hut 1 don't understand whut niad j li 1 111 cut 11 h ico out of the middle of the year and name it July. And Lis son (lui did thcmrr.o thing and named it August. If they wauled to diHmetnbi r the year and a Id two more mouths why dident thry tukeit off tho tuil end and lap them on to lemubir. I don't like J til v t.or August nohow. It Hctnis to mo they get hotttr and hotter as tho ynr roll on. Icuu't work in my garden. It is so warm that I can't gathir tbo vegetable nor mow tbo erass fur tho cow with iny comfort. I sweat all over with pers piration and have to ebait20 my par liH'iita every day. Wo don't fro to be 1 until 11 o'clock and can't tdcep good for un hour after, but 1 reckon it will como all richt again befuru long. I reekonso. It alnays does. Whatever ia is right. My wife borrowed tho baby again last night, liver and anon i-ho Las to bavo a baby to fctay over night and sleep with Lor to remind her of the good old times when bho nursed her own and fondled them and patted them in the restless night. So little Caroline, Lo is tho youngest grand child, was left with her to comfort her and it mado both happy, for tho little thing loves her grandma and hardly knows which mother sho belongs to. I got to sleep about rnidnigh', but my olfactories or esophagus or larynx or throttle valve or whatever ycu call it was out of order and I Eupposo I wa snoring pretty lively when I heard a voice calling me: "William, William." Asleep or nwako that uxorian voice al ways makes me jump with alacrity. I hastened over to her corner of the room to see what was tho matter and ran against tho center tablo nnd a chair and waited for orders. Suddenly she whispered: "I just wanted you to turn over. You snoro bo lond you will wane np tuo nauy. Don t snoro so. With a subdued feeling I started back to my bed, but it was awful dark and I couident find the round table that was in tho middle of tho room. Slowly and cautiously I felt my way, when suddenly my noso collided with the top of tho mantlepiece. This guided mo to my little bed ngaiu and I assumed a tired and recumbent po sition and ruminated on tho battle of life. Put I mubtent snoro was tho or der. Tho baby mustent bo disturbed. This injunction weighed so heavily upon mo that I was afraid to fall intc a deep sleep and of getting sonorous again, so I slumbered along and dreamed I wa9 traveling to hcavon or some haven of rest, ana on every barn aud board fence and rocky cliff there was a red letter sign like a patent medicine sign and it said, "Don't snore! Don't snore! Don't snore!" and by and by wo reached a high mountain and there was a youth climbing it with a thought it was the wo nsed to see in spelling book, but as banner and I excelsior chap the blue-back the breeze un- folded the banner I saw it was "Don't Snore, Don't -Snore." Just then I was awakened by a gentle sonorous ol factory sound that camo from the other corner of tho room and so I ventured over there and touched her tenderly and whispered: "Don't snoro; you will wake up the baby." This baby-raising business is about the biggest business I know of and tha most responsible. I was one of ton that my mother raised, aud my wife has raised ten, and we have raised ten, and it looks like somo of our posterity aro on the same ancestral line. But there wero no grandparents in our family and we little chaps had to rough it like Cain and Abel did. Nowadays it takes two parents and three or four grandparents and several ounta and a nurse and a baby carriage to raise a child, but that is all right if tho .child is blessed with such priv ileges. The dear little things ought to have a good time in infancy, for trouble will surely come when they get older, and I rejoice that the modern children have a bet ter time than wo did. I remember the little brown crodlo that we were all rocked in, and when there wasent a baby carriage in tho town. I remem ber when tho average child had no nurse Bave its mother, and she did the housework and mado all the garments, too, and dident know she was having a bard time. The little chaps didont havo their faces washed nor their clothes changed but once or twice a day and they wore set down on tho floor or the ground and given some home-made playthings, and they, too, dident know there was anything better, Even the children of wealthy parents were turned over to tho little darkies and were happy in their keeping remember whon Evan Howell, tho political ' dictator, .was bobbing around with the little niggers and got bo dirty playing iu the nnl t.,tk. y 1 n you c,l j.-r.t f t Lira t.f t-11 r ir- in 1. b.ldn ii t V, now Li httlii round in la tui 1 r it. ,'! a 1 ( I I i'Ut' ;itH HI, 1 ft 1" ill a y e irrn .! at. I l.ith in Sl!) u thit.k it in all i'i it i t. ( iri roi.io bath tuk on I 1. ri .;!., ai d I reel., it f.c-ir t!oi!ii tbo 1, hi.. can iin.l it il 1 vcrybi 1 nit 1 f u 1 trmt m h thin,; n-i they : V tin: It H .111:1 Ii (I ! urn t 1 improvo on your own w f t. :i tLo Lnrdnhif.s rutir:g H!i 1 ti ii l.'.n 1. Hut the tiaio will cou.c wh. n t! id !ovs and the firln ,-,,t 1 , 1 , j me-ir-h t bo useful and th'Mj they nbnnll t,e mado to know it. They MjouU he ra.si'd to habits of iudihtrr. Thi girl of ten years should help hi r mother iu hnuso- work and ia burning the lnby. The boy of ten should b.'giu with "tbo boo in tho pardon and tb ox nt tbo wood- oile. The piano ii all ri-hf, and so is tho pony, but work tbould ho mixed itu pleasure. Sometime I think there is too much schooling und col- leginar g icg on in this fetrrtiou aud too httl'i work. Tho curriculum of jur pi.blio ftfhoo'.s ia cow nine long fears, hty from eight to beventi-cn, nd thn cimcg ttifo or '.mr mem of college and no work in all that time, no habits of indu-dry. nothing but books, buoki, books. There is hardly a sweet girl graduate iu tho state who can rnuko her own Imsen. She goes to the milliner and keeps her poor old in . 1.. . .1 iiuuer on a tiraiu. j elmj s uie cull, go boy takes an honor und gets l is name in tho papers and then, of c urne, ho mimt study law nnd dabble iu politic-) nnd depend on tho old nan for n sup port. Thoo kind of nice, smart, goo 1-for-nothiug boys are in every city nn! towu and village. They know nothing of tho practical concern') of life. They couident plan a house nor ruu a saw mill nor uu ice factory nor a brick ynrd nor even a little farm. They know nothing of horti culture or the science of growing (low ers and evergreen. Thev couident ban? a door or make a gute latch or put up a roller window curtain. Hut they know a little Latin ned Greek aud some geometry and perhaps can tell yon wL-ether tho delugo came before or after the flood, and they can play base ball and football and dacco the gcrman and wear tanned shoes aud bellybands to perfection, but they sre good boys and so smart and have btich nico man ners and winning ways that their mothers aro proud of thtm, but their old fathers are serious and perplexed. Collego life is very fuciuating both to boys and girls, but to most of them it is a watte of precious time. Education should be mixed with labor.' It should bo bard to get, not easy. Pill Anr, in Atlanta Constitution. Hallowe'en. Hallowe'en la a festival that should be especially honored by young peo ple. There aro so many amusing and good-n:iturod tricks, and so many innocent bits of ' "white magic" appropriate to the time, that no self respecting youngster should allow its observance to bu omitted by care leif "grown-ups." There, for instance, are tho "snap- draS,n- n,d V1,9 bobblnS 'or ap pies," and the blowing out of a can dle hung at the end of a stick sus pended on a twisted string and bal anced by an apple 60 contrived as to deal a smart blow upon the cheek of tho too lingering candle-blower. And there are tho many charms and contrivances that, once consulted in honest faith by rustic lovers, are now the pastime of boys and giilg during an autumn evening. On Tims. Tho President of an accident insu rance company, strictly In the line of advertising his business, has been tolling a wonderful story, which he locates in Brooklyn, where numer ous trolley accidents occur, lie says: ,l Some time ngo a largo policy holder In my company was run over by a trolley car, and bis right, log painful ly crushed. He remained conscious after the shock for three minutes, during which time ho pulled out his watch and called the attention of tho crowd to the fact that it was just fif teen minutes to 12 o'clock. Hia policy expired at noon, and bis fore sight was rewarded by the immedi ate payment of his weekly indem nity without controversy or litiga tion . The man was a one-timo win ner. He called time before death knocked him out. Queen Victoria snJ 'ha Umbrella. The stories aboui tho Q'leen's vis its to poor people are legion. Hero Is one moro given in the current "London IlMna." When on one-of her rambles in tho country, the Queen was caught in a shower and she entered au old woman's cottage, the intnuto of which did not recog nize her 'sovereign. "Will you lond me an umbrella ?" asked the royal lady. Tho woman looked at her vis itor in a suspicions manner, and re plied, "I hae twa umbrellas, aue is good and ano vorra old. Ye may take the old one. I cues I will never see it acain. " and she offered the Queen a tattered article, which was quietly accepted 1 The woman was sufficient ly punished for her grumpness, bow yer, when she discovered who tha visitor had bean. TIl'l Slimmer. T',- run la ti!" t:ive;.A !,!.;a P'i..rin.-, 'I t." t.:"i! '.' '.vi hit rn fiirl lirw:i; Tl." Mm" en 111 II I i' 1 i. .1 vilik' A'. 1 t!l Wi'.H l-.iin;n i). Mllti O.fl.i 4 (v'W'.'fc ThM l ri"U l.i at rvt, III urn!; upi'i'' " Tbo r'-e.i imn,' their beii. It In s rrw i TI10 men li-v-iik 1 r- i On t U w!.i;e-five, I ir h An l thlr tily wait for tlm n.i.rruw. Tli 1 r ok ii iu )".! lie ilvim;! Till' ll'MT leu- tf'ol'.'he 1 IU HI( Ale! It yii'M i Its lif'-ll'V,t Jni;ly Till ar"' ly i '.il- pvnitrn. J'rv nis i white, tho ( tones I.lko a (e. r.nn'ji l.n" CiK'nn n: fnen tt.tt unlet be 1, Arel ft nerp'iit t'leli'4 C'er nu!;" t hi. lei Troai U.i wee Is nt lu i-lieat h '.i '.. A vl'in, like, n rral'V'ti monrnlni, " Tr.iiH o:nnil'i nkirU t'ir ' t'n mlrf, T" lay tier liru"U liea 1 on l,U mm:ii 1" h'-r lover, th" 1 TO'iU, es;'lro. lilllT" Kotil'T.t Wt'lVi, Aiel a Ui '('-veil e,we O'er t'io f it 'ire-f dni'va with fewr; l:.u! till -llei .xtan-t, Whii'i ea; In haiiil, Iiii- t-jHivv.leiij 1, to hliovv him favor. C'liver.? tbo bnl In quick flu- hi, U'lxh, Kiel clou U ill the We-.t. Jfhti e'u-tii-:n ither waiti an 1 lUb'nn V;tn th" ils in;; brook ou ber breu t. , trei)-to:t(l crici A' brown tbnmli lllu The ru-'Ue l"ok up from tho shore; Thu eie'lino-i colli tlatu There's a (bi-.li of nilu AM til" lir k1c b irtis its s-T.ff onc n ore! ilaude 11. Sailth, ia tbo Nui? lijUi.-asla. With l'ansies. I.' lov bath loiietie.1 thine ey03 ( Woubt they were near, Sweet eyet and tlear!), Then hath thnt mai:bi tuuuh U '-itcweJ a power tub As Rivoth then To know nnil sn Tbo tmnsy's secrot thought In vlvbl color wr ni;.-h;, II lova bath touohoJ thine cyM. II lovo hath touched thy lipi, . (Ah. cDvieJ love, ' ' Much sweeis to prove), ' Thiia bast thou ppee.h ut will, bilont or voiceful still, v, And alt the art, .., To then impart, In varied fo'rSis aud ways, What blisj thy beintr sways II love hat h touched thy lip's. If lovn hath touched thy heart (Dear heart of thine. Thus made a shrine!). Then bust thou Rrae to grant Uuto thy supplicant u , 3Ior than ho dara l'ut into prayer. ' ; ' Sweet, of thy praco confer roaco on thy worshiper : If lovo bath touched thina heart. Gustavo KarkaCiS. - .- The Difler.eiice. ' '.' Fpon a sultry afternoon, Yhen bronthlesi Nature seemsd to swoom And all the world was out of tune, Ho said to her, "I lovo jou." "You stupid boy," the raiiid replied, "I could not lovo you if I tried; llow can vou say such things," she slghd, "With the blazing sua above you?" That very night tho wind wns low, Tne moon was bright, and to and fro Tim hammock swung: full soft and low n whispered. "Dear, I love you." His hands hold hers in sweet duress, While soft her votoo 03 a cares: "Jt makes a dilTarenee, dear, I guess. ; "Whoa th moon Is np above you." ; Charles F. McCluro, la Truth. Patriotism. To lovo one's country to desire. For her the -best of all that Iloavca can cive: feace in her borders, freedom's deathless tiro, Just laws, and all that makes it good tt live, To love and loving to translate Lovo into efforts, fcuch as wait Upon the heart's beat passions, and deelara 1 What dosds alone are able to express Bolf-sacrifloing deeds, not words of air The lontrins for a people's happiness. Oweu Hall, in Harper's Weeiily. Lament Krom tho Cradle. Up from tho ciadld" cams a wail, At Crat a pensive coo; lulo a weird, vociferous wail Of mournf uiuess It prew. Ilis sorrow, in a vein prolix, He stniR'Ied to reveal. "My father's talking polities, Aud mother rides a wheel. "They say I'm cross. I'm simply sad. At boin slkhte l so. I wish tho bnbj-earriago fad ' Could somehow get a nhow. How can you blarao one in my Cz Fr sotting up a squeal'.' My lather's talking polities, Aud fbotlier rides a wheel." Washington Star. The rieycie Erake. Tho Sun thinks that Xew York bi- cycles should carry brakes. "What ever," it says, "may be tho value of skill or etrength on tho part of wheel men, the need of brakes will be un-, changed. The sooner brakes are re quired by law the better." Yet brakes ure rather a nuisance. Has Mr. Dana yet acquired the trick of putting his foot (the ofF hind foot is as good as any) down hard on tho tire of his froat wheel? Every bi cyclist who has hie feet with him when ho rides, and kuows how to use them, has a pair of brakes about him that are never out of order. The skill of the rising generation ia the use of bicycles is extraordinary It is a common sight to eee three or lour small children piled in a heap 011 top of dumb machine, which rolls oif with its load like a tamo pony. Har per's Weekly.