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The Tecumseh Herald. I POPULIST STATE NEWS.
BY J. H. UCBARD.
Publtabed every Saturday morning at 'Porum- , CLUB ORGAIZING, AND BIG MEET-
Mh. Oklahoma, and entered in the poat-cffloaM ,WG5 THE ORDER OF THE DAY
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Topeka has u 15ryan club of 200
members composed of old soldiers.
Col. Fred Close is president. The old
A pood many matches will bo wasted J soldiers of Topeka believe thaiputriot-
iuu never really snow a man until
you have seen him when hungry.
trying to keep tliie political fuso going.
Business was reported medium ai
the spiritualistic camp-niecting last
-veek.
Mr. Lease can now have somo fun
ivhile the head of the house Is out
Slumping.
Many a life has been spoiled by not
knowing the difference between thrift
und stinginess.
A majority of those who talk against
l osses would not be able to mako y
living without one.
If worrying about the future could
change It, the poor thing would have
a checkered existence.
It would be something cf a relief to,
hear some day of the disappearance of
a girl who is not "beautiful."
J. E. Tytson, of Topekn, Kan., aged
77, is wrestling with the whooping
cough. He's "whoopin* 'cr up" late in
life.
A streak of lightning in Kentucky
the other night was "shaped like a
corkscrew." Probably It was looking
for a distillery.
Now that the St. Louis people have
gotten rid of cyclones, conventions and
sunstrokes, they will have a little time
to devote to beer.
isin consists in voting us well as in
fighting.
lion. .1. W. Leedy's dates have Wen
arranged for every day, Sunday
cepted, until Oct. .v. Hon. «l. I>. Il.it-
Uin has appointments up to September
V8; and \V. 1*1 llusli to September
Hon. L. C. Hoyle is dated u> the l .'th
and William Stryker to the Huh.
W. F. Federman, secretary of the
State Silver Conunlttee requests tliat
the names of the president and secre-
tary of each Hryan free silver club in
the state be sent to him.
John Madden and Lieutenaunt-t Gov-
ernor Troutinan will meet in joint de-
bate at Auburn on tho loth. The
finance question is the one chosen for
discussion.
C. H. Hoffman, tho well known
Populist leader of Enterprise wants to
debate the silver question with .1. I!.
Hurt on. If Mr. Hurton will deal hon-
orably with facts and figures he will
Hud in Mr. Hoffman more than a
match.
The Wellington Hryan club of :.'.*iO
members was addressed at their meet-
ing by (leo U, Snelling of Anthony, the
man who nominated Long for congress
last spring, and the president of tlic
club is Oco. W. Halley, the man who
seconded Long's nomination.
The situation in the third congress
■ — i ional district is not the most hur-
They have a new disease in the East | mouions. The Populists and Denio-
which they call "roof garden neural-
gia," but that is where tho neuralgia
is usually locatcd.
A Long Island boy has invented a
compound bicycle and balloon which
Hies. No danger of collisions when
scorching on this wheel.
When the trans-Siberian railway is
completed in 1900 a tour around the
world can bo made In thirty days. The
Cure will be from $250 to $400.
This is leap year and there are no
more weddings than there were last
year. Just keeping tho boys on th€
anxious seat to see how they like it.
Although a bicycle rider has been
struck by lightning tho bloomer girl
can ride out, rain or shine, without
tho slightest fear of attracting even the
lightning.
Quito, Ecuador, Is the only city in
the. world in which the sun rises and
sets at six o'clock the year round. The
reason of this is that it Is situated ex-
actly on the equator.
A young lady in Scotland, S. Dakota,
end a young man in Indiana couldn't
wait, and so they were married by tele-
graph. The minister was on the bride's
end of the wire, and so, of course, got
the first electric shock.
An old lady In Nebraska City has
found an express order for $1,500 that
was sent to her, and mislaid, forty-
three years ago. Of course, the ex-
press company will allow her interest
for the use of tho money.
Another duke has arrived from
across the water looking for an heiress
for a wife. To prevent his lordship
from being "taken in" tyis wise mam-
ma came with him. And she will ex-
amine all candidates for honors with a
motherly eye. Nice, isn't It?
Here comes Rev. E. L. Buchanan,
who solemnly avers that a Dr. Park-
hurst is needed in Kalamazoo. Now.
everybody in Michigan and everywhere
else supposed that Kalamazoo was the
model town; hence the surprise when
the reverend gentleman announces that
the place is full of hell holes. "Why
don't he Parkhurat it?" one would nat-
urally ask.
W. A. Clark of Montana has erect?d
a $100,000 mausoleum to the memory
of his wife. Devotion to the memory
of one's wife is a good thing. Exploit-
ing it by putting a fortune in a mauso-
leum is something else entirely. There-
are many thousands sunk in poverty
and idleness and sickness. There be
people who opine that a more enduring
monument to a wife's devotion could
bo erected by an investment which
would care for the helpless living.
Such a monument would indeed ke p
both the commemorated dead and tho
generous survivor's memories green.
Who will bo Impressed by a $100,000
mausoleum In a graveyard? Will it
not rather live as a monument of folly
und ostentatious extravagance'.'
A stage coach full of Murray. Idaho,
people on the way home from Walla
Walla tipped over going down Nini
Mile hill and slid fifty feet down tin
mountain and the only person hurt
was a surgeon, whose leg was broken.
They are marveling that .no of the
child act: >%8ses who was among the ear-
liest of the Little Evas in "Unci© Tom's
Cabin" is a gray-haired grandmother,
but the same thing probably can be salt!
of many a ballet girl who is still twirl-
ing on her toe to the joy of tho front
row.
crats have each a eandidate for
congress, the former have Itidgeley
and t he latter I'arreley and the pro-
babilities are that neither one will be
elected, if both run. Several efforts at
compromise have been made but none
has been effected so far. It is expected
however, that Farreley will withdraw
from the ticket.
There is trouble in the state peniten-
tary and it is uot caused by the regu-
larly incarcerated inmates either. It
Is of a politicul nature ami is among
those who still retain the right of
franchise. The employees are kicking
over the amount that they have been
assessed for campaign purposes. Those
receiving 960 a month have been as-
sessed $30. The truards have revolted
against this levy and two or three of
them have thrown lip their jobs. The
levy heretofore has been $lo and when
the effort was being made by republi-
can! to oust Warden Chase this Was
one of tho things which was brought
up for investigation.
Tho colored, state silver league held
a convention in Emporia the first of
the month. About 10 delegates were
present.
The Pittsburg, Pa. Times has a rep-
resentative in Kansas writing up the
political situation here. The Times
man has just got through with
Nebraska and in his summing up gives
that state to McKiuley. lie will no
doubt do the same with Kansas, as the
paper be represents is a MeKinley
organ.
A Mclvinley club at Ellis lias had a
bolt and split into to factions. The
trouble arose ovor who should hold the
offices in the club.
Leedy and Boyle opened the cam-
paign at Newton on the "ml by ad-
dressing large afternoon and evening
meetings.
The Populists and Democrats of the
fourth judicial district have nominated
S. A. Riggs of Lawrence for judge.
The Ellsworth Kepublicans bail the
honor of having the campaign in their
county opened by a New York gold bug.
J. P. Marrow.
The Populists and Democrats of
Kawlins county failed to fuse and
there will be three straight tickets in
that county.
Several of the leading gold demo-
crats of Emporia have joined the Me-
Kinley club of that city. They are
fair representatives of the faction that
bolted the Chicago convention because
the party had "departed from the prin-
ciples of democracy."
A Bryan club of 100 members, 20 of
whom were former Kepublicans, has
been organized at Carbondale.
State Auditor i ole is in Colorado for
his health and amuses himself and the
people of that state bv telling news-
paper reporters that MeKinley is sure
to carry Kansas. If Mr Cole returns
to Topeka iu a good healthy condition
so that he will be equal to the task he
will tell the Topeka Capital man that
the indications are that Colorado will
give MeKinley a big majority.
It is said that Leland has secured
$."•0,000 to carry on the campaign for
gold in Kansas. The Populist com-
mittee stili have a campaign fund to
get and all that is needed is ti few
thousand dollars to use in •the distri-
bution of literature. It is hard to see
how $50,000 in addition to the local
funds that will be raised can be hon-
lt costs the government $30,000 a yea; i os,'.v expended in one campaign in
to fire the sunrise and sunset guns ai Kansas.
the military posts. This large sum, in The Democrats of the fifth district
the present condition of the treasury, | will bold a convention at Concordia on
ought to be saved. The sun wjuld rise
ar.il set as usual If no guns were fired, I
and every good soldier would know
when it had come up or gone dowu.
Sept. 39.
Speakers who have a peculiar accent
to their r's are being imported into
this state by the R 'publicans. We
In calling attention to Its superior I may next look for advocates of the
advantages as a place of residence, j gold standard, from across the waters,
Manhattan, Kan., dwells with especial j who drop their h s.
stress upon the fact that the assessor « , . , , , , •
was alili' luMii<divi>r <„.lv uv„ Pr.-.l (l™-.-ha.wveml hl.ronnoct.on
|>iUUOS iu HI, lht' 1,"">
Hon. William Jennings Bryan will
lie in Topeka on Oct. 3. the last day of
the old soldiers reunion.
Coffey county Is one of the best or-
ganized counties in the state iu the
way of silver clubs. Nearly every
school district in the county has a club.
Ex*( ongressman Harrison Kelley is
the leading spirit in the work an.l is
out nearly every night.
Will Jenkins not long ago was a well
known Kansas newspaper man and
used to run a paper in Smith county,
lie is now on the Populist state ticket
in Washington, candidate for secretary
of state. John K. Rogers who started
the Kansas Commoner iu IHS7 is the
candidate for governor on the same
ticket. A Kansas newspaper man may
be without honor in his own country
but he is appreciated and comes to the
front when he gets away from home.
Cel. |\ H.Dunham. Republican coun-
ty attorney of Lincoln county is not
very much of a Republican this year,
lie will not support Ellis for congress
nor MeKinley for president, neither
j is he giving the state ticket his aup-
I port. Col. Dunham used to be the
rankest kind on a Republican and
never before refused to support the
ticket, lie is a leading ti. A. R. man
and litis influence with the old soldiers.
The finance planic is, of course, the
cause of his bolt.
The Harvey county Democrats met
in convention and endorsed the Popu-
list ticket which was nominated some
weeks ago. The endorsement was not
unanimous and the convention refused
to include the Populist nominee for
commissioner, though they made no
nomination of their own.
The Populist rally at Newton on the
and was a grand success. It. is esti-
mated that not less than 5.000 people
were present to listen to the speaking
and witness the raising of the free sil-
ver pole. tiov. Leedy and R. W.
Turner made splendid speeches in the
afternoon and evening.
A special to the the Topeka Cu
from Wichita says that Chester 1
Long's speech at that place luid a won-
derful effect, especially on those who
hud a leaning towards free silver, ami
that the Populists arc beginning to see
their way clear to vote for MeKinley.
The special also states that Wichita
was never in better shape politically
than this year. There is not a true
statement in the report. Long's
speech did not create any special com-
ment, even the Eagle saw no special
merit in it. No free silver men have
since then seen their way clear to vote
for MeKinley, but on the contrary the
Hryan clubs still continue to add
names of former Republicans to their
lists. Wichita Republicans are divided
into two factions, have two tickets in
in the field and were never in worse
shape politically.
The Republic, a Populist paper, is
now the only paper in Goodland and
has the whole cofmty to Itself.
A BUSINESS PROPOSITION.
The following is takes from the
1 ndianopolis Sentinel and presents the
silver question to the fanncs iu a
business way:
Nohi.ksvim.k. 1ni>.—The Hon. James
L. Evans of this city, for four years a
congressman and a life-long icpubli-
can. has come out for free silver. Mr.
Evans has been engaged in the grain
business in Noblesville for forty years
and has always voted the republican
ticket, but he says he will give Hryan
his cordial support, in the present cam-
paign. lie has tho following unique
offer posted in his office of his grain
elevator:
"I will contract to buy all the No.
wheat you have raised in 1H0G at 00
! cents per bushel, providing Hryan is
I elected, ynd with him a free coinage
J congress; or I will sell you all the No.
wheat yon want at .'►() cents per
bushel,providing MeKinley is elected.''
In an interview today Mr. Evans
said: I will make money on either
proposition. If Hrvan and a free coin-
age congress is elected wheat will go
above TO cents. If MeKinley is
elected and the gold standard is con-
tinued I can buy it for less than 50
cents."
Among other things he added:
"While in congress 1 served on a com-
mittee of coinage, weights and meas-
ures. and I think I then learned just
what free coinage of gold and silver
means. The experience of years since
then has only strengthened my con-
victions. Free coinage is the only
hope for our farmer friends. We can-
not have prosperity on constantly fall-
ing prices. There must be a restor-
ation of the prices of the products of
labor before we can hope for a revival
of business and a return of pros-
perity."
The long business experience of Mr.
Evans has taught him that labor is the
lias's of all prosperity, and whenever
the prices of the products of labor are
low. business languishes all along the
line in every avenue of our commercial
development.
THE SILVER DOLLARS NOBLE
SELF.
The Des Moines Register is treating
its readers to a financial catechism and
it is an interesting array of nonsense.
Here arc a few samples from the Reg-
ister's remarkable productiou:
Question- Is there any argument in
the Mexican dollars being circulated
here?
Answer None, except to show that
a free coinage dollar will circulate at
its bullion value.
Question- Hut the present American
dollar circulates at 100 cents, docs it
not?.
Answer—It does, but the present
American dollar is not a free coinage
dollar, nor is it what is culled a dollar
of tinal redemption. A free coinage
dollar without a redeemer is bound o
circulate on its own merits, anil its
own merits are measured by 50 cents
at the present price for silver. The
measure of the Mexican dollar, as of
every free coinage dollar, is the silver
in it; the measure of the Inited States
dollar is the 100-cent gold dollar.
These gold organs and orators have
a uniquo conception of a "campaign of
education." Why do they attempt to
mislead people while they pretend to
"educate"' people? It is true there is
no argument in the Mexican dollars
beiuj, circulated here. It shows abso-
lutely nothing. ITnder free coinage
bullion value of silver will lie $1.29 per
ounce. The "free coinagc dollar" will
circulate for 100 cents then, just the
same as the silver dollar circulates now 1
with the increased advantage that
there will l>e one dollar's worth of sil-
ver in every free coinage dollar.
The Register says the present Ameri-
can dollar is "not what is called a dol-
lar of final redemption." This is a
ridiculous statement. The present sil-
ver dollar is absolutely a dollar of ulti-
mate payment. The present silver
dollar has no redeemer other than ita
noble self and neither would the "free
coinage dollar" have a redeemer.
| We cannot attribute the Register':!
misstatements to ignorance, for it.
seems to be the policy of gold organs
and orators to misrepresent the posi-
tion the silver dollar occupies in our
money law. Governor Foraker, in a
speech at Columbus, <>.. last Saturday,
which he says he prepared for the
press in advance, made the statement
that "the reason silver dollars are
maintained at par with gold is because
silver dollars and every other form of
I nited States money are redeemable
in gold."
This letter from the acting secretary
of the treasury explains itself:
Washington. T>. (' , Aug. 0,
Hon. Thomas C. McRae, Prescott, Ark.
sir:, In reply to your letter of the <
otli inst.. I have the honor to inform
you that this department does not re-
deem either standard silver dollars or
silver certificates iu gold. Both are
receivable for all debts due to the
I nited States, but sifver certificates
are redeemable only in stamped silver
dollars, and the latter, being standard
coins of the I nited States, are not re-
deemable in any other form of money.
Respectfully yours. W. EL Cuktis,
Acting Secretary.
The trouble with Mr. Foraker, th >
Des Moines Register and other champ
ions of gold is that they imagine that
they can hoodwink the people and
they are losing no opportunity to carry
out their purpose.—World Herald.
The comfortable philosophers w'ie
like to tell us of the blessing of pover-
ty and the healthfulness of toil, wiU
find a valuable lesson in a note to tho
fifth chapter of the fourth book of
Alfred Marshall's Principles of Econ-
omics. It ii there shown that while
the average life of the upper classes in
England is fifty-three years, the aver-
age for the whole population is only
forty-one years, and that the infant
mortality is at least three times as
great in the lower as in the upper
classes. Figures of the same import
could be given for this country. In re-
gard to health and longevity, as well
as in regard to leisure, intellectual de-
velopment, esthetic culture, and all
that makes up real life, it is still true
that "tin* destruction of the poor is
their poverty."—Ex.
When Mr. MeKinley proposes to re-
store his tariff to increase the revenues
the country remembers that the
avowed object of his bill increasing
the duties was to reduce the surplus.
And so effectively did it accomplish its
purpose that there was a deficiency in
the revenues in each of the last three
months of President Harrison's term.-—
New York World.
FIFTY CENT DOLLAR.
National Binietalist
The man whose little boy thougnt he
was making money by selling his silver
dollar for <i." cents because he had
heard his father say it was only worth
cents is a just subject for ridicule
for all.
Vet even Foraker, in his key-note
speech, stoutly claims that under free
coinage silver dollars would only be
worth their bullion value and that
they arc now worth MM) cents "on!y be-
cause they have been redeemed in
(rol.l."
Is this ignorance or an attempt to
deceive.
Every man of ordinary intelligence
knows that neither silver certificates
nor silver dollars have ever been re-
deemable or redeemed iu gold.
Hut to settle this question beyond
dispute or denial let the United States
treasurer himself answer.
Circular 12'), United States treasury,
July 1, 1899, page 11, says: • Neither
silver certificates nor silver dollars are
redeemed in gold.'' On page 1'.'. para-
graph reads; "Gold coins and stand-
ard silver dollars being standard coins
of the United States are not redeem-
able."
The standard silver dollar is worth
100 cents because congress, in the ex-
ercise of its power under the constitu-
tion, "to coin money and regulate the
value thereof,"' lias coined it and fixed
its value at 100 cents, and has made it
a legal tender for all debts, public
and private, from the wages of a day
ladorer to the recently purchased
bonds of J. Pierpont Morgan. What-
ever else may happen every man of
ordinary intelligence knows that a sil-
ver dollar coined under this power
with this legal tcndei quality can
never be worth less than 100 cents.
To pretend that it will be is as ab-
surd as to say that one legal yardstick
will only measure 18 inches because ii
is made of pine, while another legal
yardstick will measure 30 inches be-
cause it is made of sandal wood.
The fact that changing the treasury
in to a brokers shop to buy gold for the
Eichleheimers to send to Europe, and
the virulent abuse of the goldbug press
and the abuse of the money lendeis
have not fazed the silver dollar de-
monstrates that its currency and value
cannot be destroyed.
The reason for the violent opposi-
tion to the free coinage of silver is nol
fear of .*>0 cent dollars but a well
grounded fear that it will so increase
the money of the country as to release
labor and the producers of the country
from the grip of the syndicates and
trusts and the debtor from the bloody
kuife of Shvlock. Hknkv T. Nli.ES.
TWO VIEWS OF SILVER
BY TWO BISHOPS OF THE M. E.
CHURCH.
illftliofi Thohrrn of tlir Methodlat
Church don't Agree with Idahop New.
Bishop John P. Newman of the
Methodist church has taken it upon
himself to pick up the gauntlet in favor
of gold. He has had some controversy
with Senator W. M. Stewart on the
question. Ills zeal for gold is only ex-
ceeded by his zeal for the election of
McKiuley and Hobart. In his last let-
ter to the senator (it is dated August
].* ) he says, in part:
"1 have traveled through nearly all
the silver countries on the globe and
seen the baneful effects of a debased
currency upon the working population.
In those lands the wage earner,
whether accountant, mechanic or day
laborer, contracts for so much per day
or week, during which time silver anil
paper currency lias depreciated while
the necessaries of life remain at tho
price they were before the decline, but
the wage-earner is compelled to take
the depreciated dollar. You propose
to change this by legislation. You
cannot do it: the history of the world
is against you. It has been tried, but
in vain. There is, however, a legitl
mate remedy for existing evils. Create
business confidence by the election of
sound money men like MeKinley and
Hobart. This commercial confidence
will revive susdended industries and
industries and inspire new ones; the
employed will need new clothing, bet-
ter food and better homes, and these
in turn will stimulate all branches of
trade."
When he traveled through these
< O'.intries it was at the expense of the
government and while he was ostensi-
bly on a tour of inspection of United
States consulates he was in reality on
a junket. That he made during that
junket a study of the silver question
was not known prior to the present
campaign. In fact, his knowledge rrf
the silver question, and particularly
the debasing effects of silver upon the
people, may not inaptly be termed an
unearned increment of knowledge oil
the silver question.
With these views of Hishop Newman
on silver let us compare those of an-
other distinguished bishop of the
Methodist church, the Rev. I)r. J. M.
Thoburn, bishop of the Methodist
church in India. In a recent inter-
view he said:
"India, while at the mercy of gold,
is now and always has been on a silver
basis, though really silver in India lias
been demonetized since June, 180.').
The demonetization of silver in India
was brought about in this manner:
The English government stopped the
India mints from coining any more sil-
ver bullion into rupei>. Previous to
this edict a merchant could pay his
oills with bullion, which had a stand-
ard value, as this bullion, could be
taken to the mint and coined into
rupees, but since the closing of the
mints the value of the rupees has been
uncertain, und that is proving very
disastrous to the country. What is
needed is a stable currency, a coin that
will keep its yalue over night. Since
the Indian demonetization of silver the
price of the farmers products has been
depreciated. The wheat buyer of Eng-
land will come to India with his gold,
buy rupees with it. and with these ru-
pees he will buy wheat, selling it
again in the English market for gold.
This has greatly aided in depreciating
the price of American wheat. If silver
becomes a standard money 1 believe
'.hat Indian wheat would not find its
way, as it does now, to the London
and Liverpool markets. * * #
"India is today looking toward the
coming election of this country, and
if the United States declares for the
free coinage of silver, the price of
rupees in India will greatly increase,
business will boom up. and the wheat
Df India would not underbid the Amer-
ican wheat in the English market, as
it does now."
Asked what would be the result so
far as commercial relationship be-
tween this country and India is con-
cerned, if silver carries the day at the
next election, and whether American
products would find their way in large
quantities to the India market, he an-
swered:
"I think this country would benefit
by the change. The Indian merchant
like every other person, buys where he
can get the most for a given sum, and
free coinage of silver being inaugurated
here once more would mean that silver
countries would naturally trade with
the United States."
Bishop Thoburn notes in India the
same bad effects following the de-
monetization of silver that have been
noted here ever since silver was de-
monetized in 1873. Farmers' products
have depreciated in value, and that
always means distress to the farmer.
There is more reason and moderation
in what Hishop Thoburn says than in
what Hishop Newman says. Then he
is not so cock sure, which fact recom-
mends what he says to all thinking,
truth-seeking people.
The truth about the silver dollar of
Mexico is that it buys, today, as much
domestic commodities as it did ten
veal's ago, when its bullion value was
at par with American gold coin.
Wages remain steady at the figures of
ten years ago and the cost of liring has
not increased to plain people who are
not buying of costly foreign goods.
Tho artificial and temporary disparity
of silver to gold has enhanced the
prices of imported wares, but of domes-
tic products, including manufactured
articles, the "fifty-cent" dollar of
Mexico buys as much as it ever did.—
bk Louis Republic.
SOME GOLD MAN ANSWER.
I would like to ask a few questions
through your columns, and have some
one answer them who is 6pposed to the
remonetization of silver.
Why is it that silver-using countries,
such cs Japan and Mexico, are prosper-
ing as never before, while the United
States is almost on the verge of bank-
ruptcy, with millions of, men out of
employment, manufactories idle, busi-
ness men closely crowded to the wall,
and the streets filled with hungry and
ragged men, women ami children?
Why is the Mexican former getting
one dollar a bushel for his wheat while
we only get fifty cents a bushel for
ours?
Why are we selling our silver to
England for fifty cents an ounce, while
they take it to India and have it coined
into 100 cent dollars?
Why would it not lie as well to give
the miner this benefit, where it would
be used to build up business in this
country, as to give the benefit to Eng-
land?
Is it not true that 70 per cent of the
people of the world use silver alone for
money, while only 30 per cent, use gold
and silver both, and if we should re-
monetize silver to its old p'ace of 10 to
1, would it not establish that price for
our silver product, so that the nations
who are using silver at half price, as
they do now, would have to pay us full
price or not get it?
If we are getting tea from China and
Japan, Coffee from Brazil, Java and
Mexico, and sugar from the Sandwich
Islands, and had silver eoiuage at 10 to
1, would not that establish the price of
silver and these countries be compelled
to accept their commodities of them at
their price?
Or are we as a nation so dependent
upon other nations that we must grant
them the privilege of fixing the price
on our products and theirs also to us?
Are we not being robbed and impov-
erished by this scheme of compelling
us to sell our silver at half price, all
for the one purpose of allowing the
banks to supply the people with tlieiu-
terest-earning rag paper money in
place of silver or other money, which
the government alone should have the
privilege of supplying under the con-
stitution?
Why is it that the people do not rise
in their might and demand, at the
polls, next November, that this priv-
ilege, of which we have been robbed by
Shylock, shall lie returned to us in
order that prosperity shall be re-in-
stated in this nation?
If silver is remonctized and the gov-
ernment should coin silver, and issm
silver certificates and pay them out tc
the silver mine owners, starving laboi
would gladly aeeept such money, and
the wheels of prosperity would at once
commence to revolve. Manufacturers
ami former*' product* vroubl at OiiCf
find a ready market, and peace, plenty
and happiness would soon come agaiu
to the relief of our now beggard peo
pie and country, and no one would be
injured except possibly a few bankeri
and money leuders who are now rupidb
absorbing the wealth of the nation and
becoming millionaires at the expense
of the struggling millions,who are fast
degenerating into a nation of paupers.
—Jesse White, in St. Louis .Journal oi
Agricultural,
OPPOSED BY THE RICH.
One reason for thinking that Mr.
McKiuley will win is that the rich all
over the United States are against Mr.
Bryan and they have hail months for
making preparations to safe-guard
themselves agaiust danger. -London
Statist.
There are a great many people who
by hard work have accumulated prop-
erty that ought to be worth enough to
make them comfortable and even com-
paratively rich. Hut under the single
gold standard these men have seen
their property dwindle away before a
constantly appreciating dollar. These
who are "against Mr. Hryan."
It will be conceded that the ex-
tremely rich are "all against Mr.
Hrvan," and if the gold organs in Lon-
don or the gold organs in America can
make any capital out of this fact they
are entitled to all of its benefits.
Hut the rich all over the United
States" will not by themselves settle
the presidential contest.
On one occasion Congressman John
Allen, the humorest from Mississippi,
had as an opponent a man who hud
been a major in the confederate army.
This man insisted upon running on his
military record and in a public speech
asked the ex-soldiers to stand by him
because he had been a major. Reply-
ing to this, Allen said: "My opponent
asks for the support of the ex-soldiers
lieeause he was a major. I am willing
to meet him fairly on this ground. He
was a major, 1 was a private. 1 ask
all who were officers to vote for my
opponent and I ask all who were pri-
vates to vote for me.'1 Allen defeated
his opponeut by an overwhelming ma-
jor it}'.
We commend the very plai.i moral of
this story to the gold organs hi Lon-
don and the gold organs in America.
"The rich all over the United Stales"
may be "against Mr. Hryan," but the
poor are with him—and under a single
gold standard "the poor ye have with
vou always."
The Rothschilds recently bought a
fourth interest in the Anaconda copper
mine at Butte, Mont., for 87.Ti00.000
and now they have bought another
fourth for $10,000,000 These are the
people who by the grace of ( rover
Cleveland are sapping the substance
of American labor through interest on
bonds, and the transaction at Butte is
only another purchase by foreigners of
American property with American
i-juey. The l al. r World
Keeping your mouth shut is genius.
Love in a oottagc, means no ice and
three in a bed. '
Plenty of good men cannot make a
speech. |
Almost all married people are look-
ing for sympathy.
It is surprising how many peopl«
look like the devil.
The weight of a widow's grief de-
pends on conditions. If she caught
him easily and she has some bait left
she doesn't mind it much.
A spider never finds any honey in a
flower.
In America 000,000 people are in-
sured.
Tho States produce 4,000,000 bush*
els of peanuts a year.
America has 010 street railways.
New }'ork has no electric railways.
Saranae boasts a 840,000 "log cabin."
The man who prays right always
pays right.
We ha j made enough mistakes.
Let's quit it.
Health
I Impossible without pure, healthy blood. TurU
fled and vitalized blood result from taking
Hood's
Sarsaparilla
The best - In fact the One True Blood I'urlfler.
Hoot.'8 Pills h>r the liver
DONTT lOWEftfc
GET
WET
FISH BRAND
SLICKERS
WILL KEEP YOU DRY
Wichita Business Houses.
A List of Reliable Firms Whom it Will
Pay You to Visit While Attending The
KANSAS STATE FAIR. Mill
yyiCHITA STEAM LAUNDRY
117, up, A 121 wwt rmrr imurr,
WICHITA, KANSAS.
£f*Largeat and moit Complete Laundry in the
Stnte. Atftnt Wante-.l. Wilt*(or teriii*
FINE BATH ROOMS.
-["HE J. GLOSSER CO.,
FINE TAILORING.
117 Main Street. Kii hita, Kansas.
Largest Stock of Cloths in the State.
QR. A. IVI. HOWE,
EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT.
OFFICE: 402 E DOUG. AVE.
|\/|ILLER & HULL,
T LEADING £>
AILORS AND DRAPERO
NEW 1 VI.L OOOD8.
20'i E Dougln s Ave., Wichita, linns
FAIR WEEK SEPT. 21.t T0 26IH.
VA"ur fi-*.0<) Cabinet K name led
Photos $1.50 A Dozen,
\\ hen in Wichita call and see ua.
1 118 Fast
Dougla* Avenue.
KANSAS STEAM LAUNDRY,
133 «V U4 tOUI'll I.Art KI..SC.E, WICHITA.
K5™All goods intured while in our care.
WANTS AGENTS IN KVEItV TOWN.
Correapondcbce Solicited.
Would be pli-naed to her* you ceil and'arrnntfe
for ftKencj while you are here utteuding the fun.
C, R. FULTON.
Gents Furnishing Goods, Hats and Caps.
Menu Black Clav Worsted Suit*
$7 and up. The he««t liue of
Over coat* oti earth $.) to fJJ.Ro
Z1MMERLY BLOCK,
JEWELRY, WATCHES and CLOCKS,
Cut Gla«s. Spectacles,
Stationery.Silver ware.
COLUMBIA AND BARTI'ORl) BICYCI.KS,
W. W. PIERCE
<03 E Douglas Are., - Wichita. Fijinsaa.
pEERLESS STEAM LAUNDRY.
!65 * 159 x. MAnKKT ST. Offico on Jat S;.
Wakita, Kansas
COJIRESPONDKXCE SOLICITED.
Agents Wanted in Every Town.
Q^S. DANIELS,
l.niR «st, best selected and most
Complete atook of
Furniture arid Carpets
In the state. Look fui the Big Sign!
407. 400, and <11 Kast Douglas, Wichita.
DRUGS.
A complete stock of nm
roice 11300 00.
Good reafcon for acll.ng
'cs for sale cheap. la
I RA Mi Bi'PHET,
Wichita. Kan.
' ICKNER CONSERVATORY"'
i OF MUSIC.
■ Only chartered school iu the elty. PnpilS
rau enteral ana time All. BKAKCIIM.
Send for Catalogue.-—
fl DII til *'u red. Eat. InlSTl. Thouaanda
U I 111 m cured, rhea prut ami heat cur#. Fata Tsiiu
*' n,l"SUl>1w l>a Marhh, Qntncy. Mich.
PENSIONS, PATENTS. CLAIMS.
JOHN W MORRIS, WASHINGTON.D.a
Lal* Prlactpal Ea*mla<i V B PtMioa Bartaa.
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