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MARSHALL REPUBLICAN. I.'Mvrril t the I'ostolTUs-In Marshall, Mo., on minl-claM tnnllfr. TI'.IIMH: JI.OU VV.ll VIIAIt IX ADVANCE PERCY H. VAN DYKE, Editor. HAKSIIAt.t., MISSOt'Kt, NOV. 2J, 1899. A PLEASANT PICTURE New York Sun. Tlic inevitable has happened. There N audi a condition of prosperity mul material growth as the mind of man never imagined and a sense of stability nnd confidfiicc the like of which was never More known. The defeats nnd disasters of peace under Cleveland have been exchanged for the victories of war ami the triumphs of common sense under Mc Kinlcy, whose, administration has had t vo foreign wars to carry to n successful nnd hon orable end, nnd yet at litis stage of its course reduces the national debt by twenty-five mil lions of dollars! The Secretary of the Treas ury's announcement yesterday that he de sired to buy in Government bonds to that amount is. pregnant with instruction for all. Mr. McKinley's Administration adjusted the tariff to the end that mistrust might be allayed. It lias not meddled need lessly with the money question. It has avoided every subject tliat could disturb the repose ol business. What has been the result? Confidence has been restored, Enterprise has liven re-Awakened. Capital has not had to look to Washington to make sure that the application of n theory would not wreck it ns soon ns it was invested, and every man has felt himself secure in the expenditure of energy nnd money. A local critic of the Administration has re cently assured the public, that one good regi ment of regulars In the Philippines could have crushed the rebellion, properly handled. Mow ever this is not n very prevalent opinion, ns it seems, our'nrmy has only lately been success ful in scattering the l'ilipinos, due in a Urge measure to the insufficiency of troops prior to the last month. If only the forces had been placed at the President's command, which the Democratic minority in their obstinacy thought best, we might in all probability look ahead to a lingering and indecisive campaign, confined closely to Manila and I lie coast, rath er than what is the case. Aguiiiatdo would then not le compelled to change his capitol so often for"sauitary leasons" nor spend Mich n large portion of his time evading capture through flight. THE MARSHALL REPUBLICAN. Ilryati should beat in mind ns well as heart, the interests of his foremost New England champion in visiting that section of the coun try, which sllll being opposed to his ideas on all national subjects, may yet lie called the "enemy'" country." George I'red Williams is recognized as the leader o the H i State's Democracy, but his pasltijii is retained only by reason of the smallness of the party, of which he is the head, Thinkers of the Kits sell stamp were repeatedly elected to the Mas sachusetts governorship iitwn Democratic platforms, but so long as Williams remains the onsor of his party, Republican victories nrc overwhelming. George I'rcd Williams is a man peculiarly fit to rule minorities and re tain them in that position; Bryan should hardly endeavor to destroy his loyal Irlctid's prestige. However, the proselyting which llryau 1ms anticipated ns a result of his labors Ivas, will likely result in arousingcvcii great er opposition. The more llryau is placed he fore the East, whose people are firm in their ndlicrencc to the gold standard, the slighter become the chances of his party even tiKu lo cal issues and for state offices. "I do not care whethct I ever hold another office, hut I serve notice to my Republican friends that I propose to stay in olitics until the lid closes down, on my coffin." llryau. The recent elections confirm the prevalent belief that next year's November results, may decide otherwise for Mr, llryau, who dots uot hold lu his own palm altogether, the promin ence, which he has so unceasingly sought. South Dakota affords A rather remarkable spectacle, in the manner in which her Stumor havc"sw.tppcd horses." Kyle.the populist Im, become a strong administration Mipncr while IVltlgrew, once a Republican, l a ,,0,t vehement critic of McKinl-y's pulley, having embraced nil the doctrines now eon-l tuteil in Democracy The extremity of Irs oprio.iti,,,, nttracted considerable nttintiou la tin- cam algii nnd the big Kepuhlicau iiiajoiity g.iiiud, is proof positive of the regard South Dike tans hold of the American Tugais The lack of patriotism which such men show, has add. cd many votes to their opponents; their keen tiers to criticize for party ndvatttage has been judged rightly by the mass of people, who hold that in foreign complications, we should stand shoulder to shoulder. While Ilrynn appears resentful of ihesdghl cst iufringemeiit.of what he terms in Aguln aldonian stle, "the rights of the Tagals,"to name the manner nnd form of their govern ment, because they happen to be the governed, nothing has been dropped from the lips of this same loqu.icioiis'spcakcr. which would indi cate that he is uot in accord with what is known ns white supremacy in the South, liven if true, he has uot the courage or principle to make such an enunciation of his views. There is little reason in considering this phase, for how could a partisan of Goc bcl, one who was w illing to cros several states to assi.t in his campaign mid one who niter the election stands ready to approve of nuy necessary stealing requisite for his agression to officehe jealous in the defense ol every legal voter's rights. In defending Goebel's methods of intimidating votci&u,.Uryaii ex presses a very lax regard for the "consent of of the governed'' maxim. McLean in his own paper shortly niter his humiliating defeat, is credited witli saying: "Everything seems to be lost for the time lie ing in the whirl of money making- the pur suit of money." Whether the unsuccessful candidate had in mind Juo. It. McLean in referring to n lost world, or perhaps hi a less egotistic frame of mind bemoaned the influ ences which tnndi- Ills race such 11 hopeh-s candidacy, there is certainly good i-Udtm-e in his words for the belief that his defeat i cred ited in his own eyes to the business prxper ity of the state, n fact which made fewer votes purchasable, nnd silenced the cries of discontent of the "nulls." It is stated that Democratic lenders in the next campaign, will attempt to show that our present prosperity is neither real nor lasting. In matters of dollars and cents, realities are more acceptable than theories; and the world is no longer nt u loss ns to the credence to lc given Democratic prophecies. The Mississippi Vnllcy Democrat, well known by reason of the rashness of its predic tions, ctually ss well as from Its rabid, illogi cal and dogmatic assertions and accusations, professes to believe tknt Missouri will be out of debt, when Stephens retires from the Kov. ernorship. A "unique distinction" It Is al lowed by this organ, that n debt should be cleared during n Democratic administration. Highly should such n coincidence be prized by Governor Stephen.!, even though the realiza tion of this prophecy lies remote in the future. Its truthfulness is a fifty to one shot, and in the next campaign, these utterances, if only remembered, could lie turned urwiu that organ speaking with such assurance, just as former predictions often have been. Colonel Jack Chinn has been suggested by an Eastern paper, as Secretary ol War, under the llryau-Goibel regime- The Improbability of llr) an ever succeeding in his ambition, makes jesting bearable: should there lie aiy chance of the election of llryau nnd his friend Gocbcl, the association of the war secretary ship with the name of this Kentucky Colonel, whose reputation is based iikjii his unscrtipu loiisness, would uot ccm such ridiculous sort. Governor .Stephens has merited celebrity at least in one line. He is to lie booked among the authors of favorite quotations and phrases, llryau, has not, ns some of his shrine worshippers think, the only mint where mcmiuglcss nud over-drawn phtacs are mined. The governor of Missouri doubtless one of those "sapient tons of sainted sires," seems inclined to dispute the supremacy of the Xchraskau. DcArmoiid has not even the moral support of Missouri Republicans for the empty honor of House minority leader. Hu has been too itriolic nud violent n patt'saii to win the res pect of hi opponents. The dishonesty of theGoeliel party in Ken tucky is fully backed by that trait wliichof ten makes villainy successful. Missotirians term it nerve, I l.u.lugto on Monday.