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MARSHALL REPUBLICAN. Knteml at the lontonice In Marahall, Mo., an second-el as inattor. TKRMS: 11.00 I'RK YHAIl IN ADVANCK. PERCY H. VAN DYKE, Editor. MAMSHAM., MISSOUKt, JULY 37, IQOO. REPUBLICAN TICKET. NATIONAL. For President WILLIAM McKIN'I.KY. For V lit-President TKIIY" ltOOHKVK.l.T. STAT I? . For (Governor, JOBKPII FIXMtV. For Lieutenant Governor, K. F. ALl.F.N. For Secretary of Stnte, W. U IVUTKUFIKLI). For Stat Treasurer. V. S. FLF.M1NO. For Auditor, V. F. HIjOF.HAK.M. For Attorney General. S. P. O'FALLON. For Hallroad f ommlssloner, f. t CltOUSF- CONCKKSSIONAI.. For (.'onjrrcHH. II. II. PAItSONH. SKNATOKIAI.. For State Senator, M. T. CHA8TAIN. DEMOCRACY AND TRUSTS. The Democratic party Is against trusts, yes apparently, but neither actually nor sin cerely. The platform rails against monopo listic combinations, yet the snme convention which adopted this resolution fleets a commit tee, which chooses a trust magnate for its national chairman. And thus it is, the party very pretentiously froths against the octopus, yet places its machinery and management in the hands of trust stockholders. Jones of Ar knnsas has been repeatedly accused of holding a good slico of stock in the "Round Hale Cot ton Trust," yet he has not denied it. That the Kansas City platform may not seem too gross and insulting an exhibition of hyjwcrisy nud farcical pretense, the houoiable chairman should make haste to dispose of his stock, even should its hurried disposal prove a loss in Hollars and cents to his own purse. It will be noticed that the national party is afflicted with the same vices of the state or ganization. Missouri Democrats are not alone in their tom-totniug against trusts in conjunc tion with the election of their tools. This in sincerity is by no means provincial. Bestowing upon Phelps the lobbyist the honor of a dele-gatcshipat-large. and upon Stone, who sucks eggs, but hides the shells, the national com mittcemanship, are sequels to the action of the partyat-large, which stamps Missouri De mocracy as thoroughly in line with the organization. DEMOCRACY AND POPULISM. In the Democratic National Convention, the discontent of the party under Its Populistic control wrs evidenced at every session by cries of "Hill," "Hill." This dissatisfaction culminated in the defeat of Towne for vice president, overthrowing the program of the silver leaders and ignoring the preference of Bryan himself. The murmurings which had attended the first sessions, encouraged by their apparent strength, had broken Into open revolt. The men, who had talked of Hill and Gor man and other leaders of the party were rep resentatives of that Democracy, which stood K for other principles than Populism. Formerly they were leaders, but the acquisition of the Populist vote and the infusion of tins radical ism, lth worked to relegate them to private ranks. Thus the Bryan party became the ptedomiuant nnd controlling element of De mocracy, molding its platforms and choosing its leaders. No better proof is needed that Democracy became Populism than to show the decline of the latter by the former's absorption. The very strongholds of Populism. Kansas and Nebraska, took most kindly to the new De mocracy; and for the Populists of Nebraska was it left to bring forth the national leader. Nor has Bryan since repudiated his Populism or forsworn his early supporters. Voting for Weaver in '9a, he has at every opportunity demonstrated his sympathy with the radicals. StiDDortliiK Allen the Populist against, Hitch cock the Democrat, championing Towne the silverite against a field of Democrats, are two telling points in his record up to date. For these continuous insult he has offered to real Democracy, the old-time memlers of the party who cherish their primitive faith, are either in open revolt against the nominee or are passively awaiting his overwhelming defeat to place them in control of the party's organization. They look forward to an end of these days, when Populist conventions are compelled to copy right their platforms in or der that they may not "be stolen as in the past, by the Democrats." Democratic papers over zealous in attempts to show Bryan recruits, sometimes run into pitfalls. What do you think of the impulsive thoughtlessness of the Bryan organ which tells the following of a farmer who said: -"Under the last Democratic administration, I could get any kind of a hired man I wanted, and if I made a poor choice, get another in an hour. Now it Is all different. I cannot get a hand for love nor money, and I have bad to work harder this summer than for years. I think that by voting in a fusion administra tion I would t able to rest a little, and get a hired man to do the work." The grand jury has recommended that the county court call a special election to submit a proposition for a new jail. The recommendation is a good one and such action will no doubt le taken by the court. Then the proposition will lc "up to" Saline County whether she shall provide safe and sanitary confinement for her prisoners which include not only the convicted but the suspected. Not only criminals are compelled to endure the hardships and dangers of the present loathsome quarters, but suspects, not yet afforded a chance to prove their innocence by trial. General Lew Wallace, whom the Democratic pres heralded as a convert to Bryanism, says that he has "no language adequate to de nounce such men as Schurz, Atkinson and others," and also states that he is "opposed to Bryanism in all its phases." Web Davis is the only ex-Republican who has joined hands with Bryan this year, and he has lately lecn proven guilty of such gross theft in his plagarizing of Garfield, it is with no little sense of shame his past connection is admitted. The attempts to organize Bryan clubs, which fail from lack of attendance and encourage ment of memlK-rs of the party, are good evi dences of Democratic enthusiasm. To the eye of a Republican, this don't look a bit like '96, when all you had to do to enthuse a Democrat was to whisper the name of the Ne braskan. Judge Cooney carried the Seventh district in 1896 over Col. Tracy, the Republican can didate by 6,074. I" '898i "nMy ver H. G. Robertson, was reduced to 4,944- This year, Harry Parsons will do the rest and as the Springfield Republican says "become the youngest metnlwr of the Fifty-seventh cong ress." In this issue is given a short sketch of the congressional nominee, Harry H. Parsons, whom the Republicans of the Seventh dis trict should aid in making a campaign, that will do away with the natural Democratic majority, intended by a gerrymandering act of a past legislature. Judge Francis M. Black, the eminent Mis souri jurist of Kansas City, says; "The Gold Democrat bus strong convictions, nnd he stood by them four years ago. He is stronger than ever to day, kcause he sees how right he was then. I think we will have to vote for Mc Kinley." J Democratic papeis once said Webster Davis shot the hole in his hat, and now since Web has lxjconie u brother, they say he didn't. Since the Republicans have hteu accused of incon sistency, we would most respectfully ask which time the Democrats lied. Domestic postage rales are now in force to Porto Rico, Hawaii nnd the Philippines. As a bit of news, it is of interest, and then again, you might want to send the Rki'UHUCAN to some soldier boy away from home, if it didn't cost too much and it don't. The "imperialism" clouos which the Aguin aldo party have been Krtraying in lurid col ors, as threatening the very life of the repub lic, seem to be breaking and unmasking what a boge skeleton the Democratic paramount humbug really is Democracy preferred to disown Cleveland in '96 and m-ke the fight upon new issues. The Republican party indorses the adminis tration of William McKinley and asks a sec ond term upon his record as it stands.