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THE EAGLE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, IB6. achieve the greatest prosperity, is car rying less than 69 per capita, China and Japan, both on a silver basis, have profited greatly at the expenso of ludia since the mints of the latter country were closed to the coinage of silver for private account And now Japan and China threaten the Indus tries of the United States. The Trib une goes on to says "How much better off would be those toilers when large numbers of them were thrown out of employment be causo of the reduced power of the money capital, while those able to con tinue at work were paid with the same number of dollars per week or month, while tho buying power of each dollar was reduced one-half, as is deliberately proposed by the follows who are howl ing for free silver that they may sell goods in competition with the products of Japan?" How much better off have those toil ers been since the demonetization of silver, since the debt paying power of the dollars they earn has been cut in two? Roracrabcr what the singlo gold standard advocates told us when the Sherman law repeal bill was under discussion. Not one of their asser tions and prophecies have proved true. Talk about object lessons. Tho gov ernment has Just borrowed 8100,000,000 and Issued 30-year bonds in payment therefor. In 80 years It will have cost tho country over 8200,000,000, and tho people will bo out, under this great single gold standard system, the 100, 000,000 originally borrowed, and yet papers like tho Tribuno express fear that under bimetallism tho gold will disappear from tho countryl Tho Tribuno uses the copyrlghtod gold-bug term "50 cont dollar." It says that 50 cents worth of silver passe for a dollar becauso it has tho Indorse ment of gold behind it. But, what, irlves gold its flat and Indorsement? Tho government. A melted 820 gold piece brings 8'.!0 because tho govern ment agrees to pay Unit sum for it ut tho mint. It cnnnol bu bought for le.i. urivwlioro. The government places u llutltoitH. urliilrnry price mi this metal and tl.u lixos and re milites iu vulue. Elsu vli should "old cusliirr ut tliu Indepeml unce mine SI. 23 mi ouriou, at tho Victor ! 5. 87, ut the I'ortluud 8U and at the liorart 1)3 con tk (many Klmiliir iiiHttiuct.'it ml 'lit bo cited) bring S-U.Ü7 at thu mint?. Before silver won demutielued, in IH7!I, it was wort li more than guM, ut tliu prevailing ratio. Neither gold nor silver, lit ft civilized country win servo uk money until the government pnltt its stump on tho uiotul Senator Nelson, object lesson i;t Loinotliiug of u loorneruur, when iiiuil I'V i. uc 1 1 newspapers as tiio Cliicau Trlhuno. Ounver Times. lunsuelion would Jut vo been belter, but lio doubtless luid Hie syudicuto of which he is a mem her iu mind. This reutlcmun says: "If tlio treasury had -rot ao(,0(M),ooo of new gold from tho syndicate the rcs.-rvo would have been so large as to remove all foars for a considerable time to come." As it is, lie outlook la good for a now loan be fore, t liu year is out. This is a rather lismiil prospect for tho people of tho United States. Fortunately there Is tu alternativo. lio foro many gold imiiiH have been added to our public lol't tliu gold reserve will bu protected V partial payments of drafts witu sil or. The secretary of tho troas. iry will simply exorcise tho option hut olilee lias always held to redeem infill tender with coin. The guld .t;imlaril fur a debtor nation is a costly luxury. It seems to work woll tora mition with capital to loan or Invest, imt tliu very reason Unit makes it work well for creditor nations causes it to add to the burdens of debtor mi lioiiH. Until Cleveland bocamo presi dent, tho United States had kept bi metallism In view. While not preparod Ut assume. Hie responsibility of jpen- iu;r Its mints to silver ut the old ratio, (. held tliu double standard as tho iii:l:i to be arrived at through proper Icflisliiliou, The, Cleveland minimi:; '..ration declared for an out-und oiit old i.tuuiliird, mid has been Imrrowin ' ;n. I to nuil n tain it during its entire :! donee. The Wall street man tellu ho country with brutul frankness that ho borrowiiiT muut fro on. Ilu sees in other way out of the present ililil-mlly.-Lian l'Yuni!k;en lUilletiu. FREE! FREE! To all our subscribers who pay a year in advance, we will sent! ntt HUM'S SUMI WWa A COuD GLUT. THE WALL STREET VIEW. Tim JlorrtiwIiiK Mint lo tin tu Keup lip tliu Hold Jlmerve. A member of tho Morgan syndicutu thinks It would havo been bettor lot the Morgan syndicate have t'.vu, ikio.ihhi ut JOS thrill to sell l '.10 b imU .-. Imiiio for 111. Tho ii"- -i!M hv'"' man did not say for ,.;.oiu llic . i. , In tho fiild-liirr press urtielos and cililorU'.ln on the ricino tide of 'oíd are j be;rnnl!iT to take tho place of the old time productions on the llood of silver, and It la reully nmuuing to notice tliu fUrlty with which the eastern writ ers have made the transition. I I here Is n long article in the curront number of Harper s Weekly on tho in eivar.ing gold production, in which it is declared that "wo aro now face tc .aoo with a condition not merely novo lo our dav, but absolutely uniiiuo ir hiutorv, a prospectivo glut of gold." "ho developments of the rich place ,f Russia, tho discovery of new fields m Africa and Australia, tho improve moots In raining machinery, part cu' k.tlvtho cvanide process, aro cited as lio licencies that aro bringing about 'he new and remarkable conditions,' T''i rurcs aro presented calculated to shew thr.t tho production for 19'JO will it jl bo less than 8300.000.000. In which naso t'.io world's gold product will havo liccc tripled within tho present decodo. i Var is expressed that a monetary in Li'.i r. or expansion would occur, such :n ' -.oí eren t'.io ponulist dreamer has birr J to ontor'aln inhlsmostl'offorian Article Hko this call for no partió- eminent from tho friends of silver m o .(";. and the pooplo of Colorado it; ivirirulnr The Inttcr 1rn ply sit bacii cud b.iii.o. Owi.vcr Tunc Él tocyciopeaia Bigger and Better Than Ever Before, 584 PAGES. 1,500 TOPICS. Telli Everything Yon Want to Know When xou Want to Know It. i A VERITABLB CYCLOPEDIA OP UP-TO-DATE PACTS. An Invaluable and Unrivalled Polltloal end Popular Hand-Book. READY JANUARY 1st, 1896. PiyCE 25 CETS. (Poitpaldty Mall. ) The World, Pulitzer Building, New York. don't Qo Without It ThU Presidential Year. \n\n i Z'.axt llmn ;tv liy ..antera Ciild.i.ug A ..iii.il ( Yulliiw Tliln.