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THE EAGLE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 18t6. Publlshod every Wednesday Morning by A. J. LOOMIS. Entered at tlio postoffico at Silver City, N. M., for transmission through the malls at second class rates. Olliceon Yankle Street between Texas and Arizona Streets. Advertising Kates on Application. Subscription Rutes, Postage Prepaid: One year $.00 Six months ..... j oy Three months .... 50 SILVER CITY, N. M.. APKIL 15, lHflfl Silver fifis Lend '.2H THE DIFFERENCES. For many months past the re publicans of this country have been trying to decide who to name for the next president. Republicans generally are convinced that the next president will be a republican. They have succeeded in buying the democratic party to their entire satisfaction and aro now engaged in shouting the praisas of the var ious rapublican leaders. This harmless diversion will serve to keep up the courage of our repub lican friends as effectually as whistling keeps up the courage of timid persons who pass graveyards in the night, but the New York Journal, last week, printed an arti cal which some of the mor san guine republicans would do well to read and ponder. It points out some of the differences between members of the two great political parties and hints that there may be such a thing as republican de feat at the polls next November. There is much more truth than poetry in the article and it may set some of the noisy politicians of the country to thinking. It is, in part, as follows: The political destiny of this country is to be determined by vot ers, not by shoutersfor McKinley's sovereign euro for poverty or by admirers of Reed's non-committal availability. Among these voters there are about six millions of democrats who will not vote for any candidate who may win the delegates or trick the national re publican convention for the presi dential nomination. In the two preceding presidential elections the democrats cast five and a half mil lions of votes, a majority of 98, 000 and 380,000, respectively, over the republican vote. Those votes were cast rather for principle than for the man. Mr. Cleveland is not magnetic, but he inspires the con fidence of the people and received the full vote of the democratic party. The voters of that party do not get excited for men, because they are anxious to assert the principle's of taxation without robbery of the consumers, and sound finance with out injustice to any section of the country or any class of the people. This contention for principles is the antithesis of the republican con tention for candidate without prin ciples; or, at best, a candidate whose principles are concealed. The plan of the democrats U to cal! a convention to agree on a platform, and then select states men to illustrate, and, if elected, to assert the principles of that platform. The plan of the republi cans is to get the nominat o.:, by unfair means if necessary, anil then concoct a platform with de lusive promises to every faction from which they hope to get votes. This differentiation explains why one party is noisy, while the other party is simply waiting for the convention at Chicago to nominate the candidate who will, if fairness and reason triumph, be the next president of these United States. ination, the other candidates have combined against him and. a bit ter fight within the republican party may be expected during the coming two months. If McKinley does not get a majority of the first ballot he may as well withdraw from the fight. There seems to be some opposition to the exponent of the high protection idea even in the ranks of the republican party. Tin-: house comniitee on territor ies has at length decided to report the bill for the addmission of New Mexico to the union, to the house favorably. The vote on the ques tion of reporting the bill favorable stood (5 to 4, two members of the committee were paired and one was absent. Congress has been in session over four months and the statehood bill has but just passed the first stage towards becoming a law. The session is not going to last always and St. Catron should I bend his energies to the breaking I point in order to get the bill through. The result of the city election last week proved conclusively that the voters of the city are with Tub Eaci.k on the question of a reduc tion of salary of the principal of the city schools, but we believe that it is an error to conclude that a ma jority of the voters of the city de sire a change ofprineip.il. Lot the salary be reduced twenty-five par cent, and if the present principal desires to retain the place, her ap plication should be considered. The schools have made good prog ress under her management and it is by no means certain that a change would be beneficial to the schools. Now it is the field against Mc Kinley for the republican nomina tion for the presidency. Since it became apparent that the Ohioan had such a long lead for the nom- The New York Journal, issued on Easter Sunday, consised of six ty pages, four of which where hand somely printed in colors, and all furnished for throe cants. The paper was filled with interesting matter and may be said to have been a wonder of modem journal ism. V. R. Hearst is making it interesting for the big p ipers of New York city and has already won for The Journal a place in the front rank nr. ong metioj oli an newspapers. Ir is now admitted tl a' the dele gation from Missouri to tbenation 1 democratic convention will be in favor of the free coinage of silverat the ratio of 1(1 to I, and the out look is very eneour.'ging that the silver democrats will control the national democratic convention. Ai.ni'QUKKQt'E people are hoping that the bill introduced by Dele gate Catron to validate the capítol re-building bonds will fail to pass as they think, in that event, there might be some chance to get the capital removed to Albuquerque.