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Till-; refolds ol. the city clerk
make the action ol tic city council
M k Sill i i'i l li.', vv ho has at every
(session since he has been a member
openly insiilleil the mayor at last
Tllli New York U'eeoidcr is get
ting up a brigade of first presiden
tial voters who are going ,u vote
for Harrison. This idea isan excel
WlI.L not the mayor sometime re
sent the official insults that are
constantly heaped upon him hy the
Steiinkers and l.akcsof the council
Ye lielieve he will.
I'MHIK" pretense of ceou.miy the
council last took away the printing
from The Journal ostensilily in
the interest of the taxpayers. Yet
The Journal's bid was the lowe.-t
llol, MAN will have as hard work
in making he people lielieve the
democratic congress is economical
as (5 rover Cleveland will in making
tlu-in lielieve that they are luird
ened with tarilf taxes.
T 1 1 1-: K I-: was mighty few privato
pension bills passed throuyh the
present house, but the number of
HOUlhcrn war claims that were ad
justed was probably intended by
the democrats as a set-olT.
TliK rainbow chasers are collect
ing a democratic campaign fund to
lie expended in western Htates. Tin
democratic committee will . feel it
a happy thiny if they are.iven
authority to spend this fund in Un
doubtful southern states.
AT last eveiiine-'s session the
leading members - Messrs. M. H.
Murphy, V. 1). Jones, ami John I..
Minor were absent ami the result
proves the assertion of TiiiiTU-k'AI.I)
that it pays to elect business men
to represent them in legislative
bodies. . t
Till-: New York World's advice to
competitors for its prize for a cam
paign sony, that Adlai does not
rhyme with "hooray," will he super
fluous after November Slh next. It
might be coupled to a h antaye
with "sail lay" in a harmonious ami
Till-; supply of Cleveland letters
has somewhat fallen olf of late.
Some near and dear friend must
have whispered sonic advice in his
ear, or he must have been in'ormed
that the New York Sun was printing
them altogether in one column. day
after day, an 1 without any com
ment. Now I he News will howl itself
hoarse in explanation of the fact
tniu wtiiie it nas oe, Mi laliormy to
"save the tax pavers money" tin
council ha? voted to a scab shop at
scab prices the city printing. They
voted it at more than The Journal
ami even more than Tin: lli;kl.t
would accept it at.
Till-: goody-goody city attorney
wiui ins hypocritical cant pre
tended to give "an opinion" on the
city printing. If his "opinion
siautis as wen in court as mat given
before Judge Archer in regard t
the Omaha toughs who struck ant
maltreated SheritT T'iyhe. then in
deed it it must go on the ducket a
"a record breaker."
Mk C I. KVK LAND'S eulogist in a
late magazine article, speaking ail
miring of his great power,, of work,
pays he never learned 1 f dictate to a
stenographer, and keeps up his cor
respondence by his own band. If
this be true, either the number of
letters from Jiu..ard's liay must
soon fall olf or the democrats will
have no candidate left by election
Tin; editor ol I li
oer Mr. HI. line's
; 1 11. line know u '.!:
i l.il'T would hav e
Journal I .-I'll'
letter. II id Mr.
cip-'t I'.t.i' lli.. I
had on ileum
; crat calamity editor-, lie probably
would have withheld In.-oiiiniis
i of It-nil x i'.it ii- di-houcsty iiml I. ii k
: ol i;iiiiil sense. Tin- i.ut th.it the
elioler.i scare lias, vv it h hi 1 1 1 1 pit 1
li'ii days, placed a" embargo on tin'
i 1 1 1 1 m I t.it ion ol A ii. tt it. in vvheit,
corn, pork and like product, de
pressing tin- price tl.erof, is seized
upon by Tilt' Journal, as it will be
by every dishonest democrat if
cl. inner in t Ho latni as an argument
that the price of American products
in the markets of the world are de-
iressed and its lie will be charged
to the American tarill with glee,
uch is deiilocratic statesman-hip.
K'. (i. IKS iV Cu.'s Wi
of Trade this inorniiii.
week s semi panic in
iceii fi il lowed I 'V a more
coulldeilt feeling aliotlt the cholera,
is it is seen that the pes i .-nee is
thus f it' confined to incoming ships
hv National regulations, which all
ol'licials are now re.-pect i ng. Stocks
have advanced seventy live cents
ier share tm the whole, thinly h in
other markets the ah. tin of la.-l
week still Continues. The f eneral
condition ol industries and trade
tin oiiyhout the country is not only
rtinarkaliiy y 1, Init improvinn-
prolialily from week to week al
though the exports of ineri haudi-e
are not yet la rye enoiiyh to prevent
some shipments of yold.
TllKk'K is some interest iny infor
illation on the local page of today's
llKlv'.M.li which will be food for
those people who have been de
ceived by thedeinocratie managers,
claim that they are in favor of"a
campaign of education." Till-; lllik'
AI.D makes the charges of insin
cerity not ag linsl the rank ami file
of democracy. It knows that the
great mass of the voters of Al.l.
parties arc honest. The managers
are the persons who are to blauit .
They try to deceive and Till: 1 1 KK'
AI.Ii proposes to expose their
crookedness ami all other republi
can newspapers will do the same.
Said a critical tlcmocrat to Tin:
lll lv'Al.li this morning. One who
heard Mr. Mryan's speech and who
Iocs not allow either Kditor Sher
man or Col. Grimes to control his
judgment: "If Mryan's speech was so
brilliant' ami convincing why did
the. Journal anil Mr. Grimes rush
into print to assure those who
heard it, that it was an unanswer-
ible argument? For my part, I
thought Hryan did not make either
a clear or satisfactory speech ami
failed to do himself justice ami 1
know lots of democrat who felt the
same way after hearing thespeech."
It would be much better if Mr,
Sherman and Mr. Hryan would ac
cept Tni-: I iKKAl.D's proposition and
have just what Mr. Hryan does say
in one of his "able" or "brilliant''
speeches published in TliK IIi-:k-
A1.ii ami Journal, together with
what Judge Field says when h
speaks to a Plattstnoiith audieiict
I'o have Hryan make a speech and
1'he Journal man revise it is a very
poor wav to let the people kuow
what kind of a tarilf reformer Mr
It was Mr. Hryan's peroration on
pearl buttons that inflamed Mr
Grime's pen ami ignited his long
pent up" democracy. Mr. Hryan
did imt mention pearl buttons, yet
Mr. Grimes in the confusion of his
exh deration among the other things
imagined pearl buttons were in it
Mr. Grimes is excused bv Tin
Ilr.k'.u.) on account of his llorit
imagination ami vouthful en
i mm ... nas a i ecu whose name
is I'eelle- a democratic state stalls
tician and his frankness is doin
his party decided damage. II
gives figures showing, for instanct
uiai uie av eraye e.it iniiys ot lanol
in that state for the pa-tear were
larger than ever before, ami the
cost of living smaller. Such facts
spoil anti-protection speeches; but
then most facts have that ten dene v .
Col.. Gk"iMi:s card in the Journal
the other evening commendatory
of Mr. Hryan's "brilliant" speech
was very assuring when old tried
and experienced hustlers in the
field of taritf reform like Col.
Grimes become enthused and get
right out and assure the public
that such a speech is a whopper
why a whopper it must be.
Tlli:k"i: must be a letter somewhere
front ( i. Cleveland to Charley K'oss.
If the detectives would keep a
watch on the mail from Ituzzard's
Hay ami trace it. all the losts ami
unknowns would be found.
Tin: Hon. Leo M. WoodruiT,
another well-known Michig.inder,
will talk to the people of Phitts
niotith and vicinity Friday evening
ANOTHEH STATICAL THRUST..
It l- one ot the uiisf.iitilue- ol the
d, :h. .i I at if p: I l i I til'- pi i--en t
caillpaiyu that its i , n u III i : . m. . I
of statistics tli i not ,-ct in to ;
how ilanye lolls tl nth is to
ces- of the tree trade n.
upon which the liopcs ol i
niocracy are chiell fi hi ie
the ( ini.ilia lice. 1 he coinni
of ,-tali-tics in Indiana, Mr. i
lias licen pill d ish iny some
aliotlt wayes and lahor in tha'
which are of aliotlt the satue i
plexion as those puhlished ly
.New York statistician a few il..
ayo, tliouyll the)' are on a sinah r
scale, lie is a tlcmocrat, like Mi
I'cck, and he also reseinldes the
latter in his total disregard for
party considerations w hen dealiny
with matters of statistics, ' he
Indianapolis News, a free trade
Mr. I'eelle's report. The average
earnings ol wnge-cat ihts, if these
ci mi l ii -ii his are tru-t worthy, are
bit ger I hau has generally been be
lieved. In Indianapolis the aver-
by M r. I 'eel
ariiuigs are est nnalcil
to be :: , in Kvaas
in. 1 Telle llailli ..-'.;.
T il weiyklt of published evidence
has herelolore unhealed a.i aver
age of annual eaiiiiiijs smaller
than here given."
This docs not indicate a dis
position to iiliesliou the reliability
d the commissioner's statement.
r his sources of information. Lest
iny tiemoeratic newspaper un
familiar with the facts should jump
to the conclusion that the capital
ists have been imposing on the
Indiana statistician we ha ten to
ly that his facts were gathered
entirely from workinymeii. He
iddrcsscd questions to them and
iceepted their answers as l'eck
iccepted those of the Ci.ikki manu
facturers in New York state who
responded to his queries.
ALL REPUBLICANS, IN LINE.
( uc of the most effective speeches
for Harrison and lv'eed which has
been made thus far in the canvass
is tli it which has recently been de
livered by ex-Governor Fornker at
a reception to Mr. h'eid in Hutler
count)', t., says the St. Louis Globe
Democrat. Fornker was not one of
the original Harrison men. He op
posed Harrison's renomination, but
is now pitching in all the same to
help elect him. The democrats
said he would sulk during he can
vass, but they were widely mistaken
in the character of the man. The
ex-governor hail his personal pre
ferences and prejudices in politics
like others, and fights to maintain
them while the tight is "on," but he
knows when he is beaten and ac
cepts defeat in the right spirit. He
is a republican all the time ami al
ways works for the ticket, whether
he favored it or opposed it dining
the convention. The rest of the
conspicuous republicans who stood
with him before the nominations
were mane an with mm now.
Messrs. Juay, CI. ukson and I'latt
thought it wmilil He lietler to nom
inate somebody else this v ear than
to put Harrison up again, but th
niaiori'v ol their teliow-republicans
thought differently, and they iicqiii
esced in the choice. All of them
in one field of labor or another, an
working for the ticket. The task of
"placation" lias been completed.
and the party machinery all over
the country is m grand running
We believe there is now no break
in the republican line anywhere.
All the old parly war horse- are in
harness and are pulling v igomusly
and harmoniously. There is no
hitch in the proceedings at any
point. The silver men, from whom
some trouble had been expected,
are in the traces again. I'n
double. Ily they see that II irrisoil
will do at least as much for the
white metal as Cleveland could or
would do. In Colorado, Nevada
and the rest ol the silver state- the
republicans arc sure ol victory, if
there be any cloud on , the political
horizon in the west it is not hi"
enough to be discerned by any of
the partisan telescopes which arc at
hand. 1'lait's reconstruction helps
the party immensely in New York,
vv bile ijuay's reinstatement in gmi
standing will increase the majority
in Pe rnsylvania as Clarkson's will
in Iowa and Forakcr's will in Ohio.
Some enthusiasm ii the canvass is
beginning to be manifested on the
republican side. This quality was
conspicuously absent heretofore
this year, and it is lacking or. the
democratic side still. From this
time onward to election day it will
be reasonable to look for consider
inioni' ill, reiini.t;.
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he prospects for a victory
it least as notable and important
as tnat ot grow brighter as th
days pass. We hear of no kicking
or despondency among republicans
anywhere. There is a general feel,
ing of confidence throughout the
party all over the country which
means success at the polls.
I'lii" whole Nation approves 1'ifsi
deat Ilani-na's order d 1 1 eel iny ' I In
i w cut
la.-' ipiataiitinc of iinm i-,
team-hips settiny sad for I
:e ricau ports after Septeiulier 1
- the New 'link I 'res-. The pen
' oi the I'liitcd States, without :
mction of partv, iv i 1 1 applaud ;
eiitorceineiit. The newspaper j
- ol ('iti at r.i ilain, ordinal ily
! i i' ' ly ho-tile to e cry act of a re-
I in inist rat ion, expresses
in ii a I died approbation of the
ine-idi-nt's course, and calls upon
' iladstdiie to imitate his ex
iiio The chief lot iyn steamship
Coin;. iinies, whose hiyhly lucrative
business would be liracticallv sus-
peinletl under this proclamation,
r luctaully but candidly admit its
wisdom, and have taken steps to
comply with its provisions by
I ordering the exclusion of imnii
j grants from their American bound
I ves-cls until further notice. The
oulv persons that venture to dely
jthe yo eminent ol the I iiilcd
i State- and set at naught the author- J
its ol tin- president, excited tor tie.'
j good ol the whole country, are the
! pol i i ici., us i if l ain many I Ial I.
With a folly as criminal as it is
', reckless tin successors of William
i Tweed impudently announce that
! they arc independent of the fed'Tal
! government and that they propose
to leave the admittance of infected
vessels into this port entirely to the
discretion of their own officers.
Health Officer Jenkins, in a sudden
outburst of zeal for state soverignty
proclaims the superiority of his
lower over that of the president of
the I'nited States, and declares that
he will pay no attention whatever
to the circular order whose strict
enforcement can alone be depended
upon to keep the deadly pestilence
at bay. A more stupid and wicked
ittempt to make partisan capital
out of a great national danger was
1'he conspirators who would put
a Nation in peril to gain a little
heap credit with their party as
champions of democratic theory ot
state sov ftigtiity have failed miser
ably in their object. With the ex
ception of one or two contemptible
and un-American journals, the
newspapers of New York are united
in outspoken denunciation of their
action. Hchind the newspapers
the people of the city and of the
country s'and as a unit in the de
mand that every possible safe
guard shall be thrown around our
coasts and that the president's
order shall be obeyed. This is no
time for quibbling over technicali
ties. It is not the rights of the
states, but the safety of (r,(HK).tKM)
people that is menaced. A repub
lican president, strong and patri
otic always, true to his trust in
every crisis, has promptly taken
the only course that can insure
protiction from an invader more
dreadful than any human foe. His
authority will be sustained by the
country. Traitorous Tamilian)'
cannot bring to life the vicious
dogma that the state is greater than
the Nation. That dogma perished
with slavery and the confederacy
nearly thirty years ago. Kvery
ship that comes under the terms of
the president's order must be kept
from landing immigrants or bag
gage until the full term of quaran
tine has elapsed, unless thegovern
inent shall specially order other
wise. Till-: l!i:k"AI.! does not wonder
that Cass county democrats were
disappointed over Hryan's speeches
at Plattstnoiith and Greenwood.
The McKiidey bill has been talking
for itself and tne free trade sooth
say ere has had his day. Two years
ago Mi. Hryan assured a credulous
democracy that the McKinley act
vvotilo ruin the country. The Mc
Kinley act has since then demon
strated the wisdom of republican
statesmanship; made the country
prosperous; enhanced the price of
labor and cheapened every article
in common use which enters into
the laboring man's liv ing and life,
and proved the cheap free trade ad
vocate of two years ago either a
liar or ignoramus. That is the rea
son squab statesmen like William
Jennings Hryan are failures this
McKinley year of our Lord, l'.i'J.
I'ndoubtedly the editor of the
Journal believes Mr. Hryan tle-
inolished the late speech made by
J Mr. Horr, of Michigan, in the opera
' house. All that would be necessary
to m ike Mr. Sherman believe that
I wav would be for Mr. Hrvan to
assure him he t Hryan) had done it
It is a clear case of h) pnotization
I'l is a little funny that neither
Mr. Hryan or anv of the tiemoeratic
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THE NEW IRISH GOVERNMENT.
According to Mr. Justin McCarthy,
says The New York Sun a home
rule bill cannot be passed under
the most favorable circumstances
lietore the second session of the
new parliament, that is to say, in
winter of lYU-nt. It
t hat the system known as C'a-tle
government will List for at least a
vear anil a half lonyt r, and Irish
i, linn in -ii
rested in the
, ti ii-i.'tfi-- of
men are d "eply int
views, abilities, and
the men- by whom that system is to
he administered. Those men are
Lord llouyhtoii, the new I .onl
John Morely, '
ecietarv to the !
lord lieutenant, but really the head
of the Irish adminstratiou, with a
seat in the cabinet; Mr. Walker,
lord chancellor for Ireland; The
Macderniot, attorney-general, and
Sergeant Hemphill, solicitor gen
eral. There is one other post of
great practical importance, that of
under secretary, which it is ex
pected, M r. George Fottrcll will be
invited to fill.
We pass ov er Lord 1 lough ton, t he
) tuiuy and undistinguished peer,
who is evidently intended to he the
mere li" ni t
lead ol the new govern
ment. What this personal opin
ion.-and predilections are nobody;
knows, neither docs anv body lare,
since he inii-t have accepted office
on the distinct mult-rstaniliug that
he would say ditto to Mr. Morley.
About the convict inns and rc-olvcs
ol the Chief Secretary, who will be
even more emphatically the master
of the present Irish administration
than Mr. Halloitr was of the last,
there can be no misgiving or mis
understanding in the mind of any
Irish patriot. If Ireland has any
unshakable anil ardent friends
among Knglish public men, they
are Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Morley;
ami the one is as determin-d as the
other to give her the very largest
measure of self government com
patible with the maintenance of an
imperial or federal bond between
the parts of the united kingdom.
Were M r. Gladstone to die tomorrow,
Mr. Morley is the man, perhaps the
only man to whom Irish National
ists could look to keep intact the
alliance with the Hritish liberal
party, on which the fulfilment of
their hopes depends. Mr. Morley
is, therefore, the man of all others
to govern Ireland during the con
siderable interval which nin.-t
necessarily elapse before a home
rule bill can be passed, and which
the Tories, firmly pitcd as they
are in the house of lords, will
try to make as long as possible.
Whether, with the upper house con
trolled by Tories, it will be prac
ticable to carry a bill for the imme
diate relief of evicted tenants, is at
least doubtful. Hut all the assist
ance possible under the circum
stances will certainly lie rendered;
and in all other ways the law will
be administered from a Nationalist
poun oi view ami ny agencies in
sympathy with the wishes and
opinions of the great majority of
the Irish people.
The law appointments of the new
Irish government have been re
ceived with a degree of satisfaction
which means a great deal in a coun
try taught by experience to regard
legal politicians with .suspicion,
( u the score neither of professional
qualifications, nor of personal up
rightness, nor (,( political hike
warmness, has any objection been
raised to the nominees for the im
portant offices of lord chancellor,
attorney general ami solicitor gen
eral. Mr. Walker, the McDermot.
and sergeant Hemphill were all
at the very top oi their profession;
they are universally respected and
esteemed, and they are known to be
heartily in favor of home rule.
We come now to an office which,
as Irishmen are well aware, is of all
the most weighty and significant
from an administrative point of
view. Mr. Morley will be mainly
occupied with legislative duties;
while parliament is in session,
mo.-t of his time will be spent not
in I 1 1 1 1 in but at Westminster.
During his absence from Ireland
the real chief of the Castle govern
ment will be the tinder secretary.
This post, during Mr. .Morley's 1 i-t
term of office, was held by Sir, K'ob-
ert Hamilton, out it is no secret
that the latter was himself guided
by an able Irishman who had no
formal recognition and was bur
dened with no acknowledged re
sponsibility. It is obviously better
that the band which in fact holds
the reins should be publicly recog
nized and made account ible. Mr.
George Fottrcll is the man who,
when Mr. Morley was formerly
chief secretary was the power be
hind the throne, and it is now be.
lie ved that he will have the place of
under secretary. He is Mr. Morley
personal friend; be stands well
With the b-ading members of both
the leadinir members of both the
Mel II i-1 1, .'mil lii'iltlliimt,. -i--
ins, ami ills appoi nunc in uas neeti
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l il etl It. It tl illl'l ni lll'llll-ll o UISH
On the w hole, Irishmen have rea
son to put faith in the m "ii who are
to carry on the old system of castle
government during the period that
must intervene before it is super
seded bv home rule.
JOHN SHERMAN TALKS
Tht' Huston 1 lerald says:
The C'hicayo Tnliutie is incorrect
in statiuy that The Herald has no ie
tatetl John Sherman's posiVt
i the tarilf. U'e have in nift'-f
resjiect misrepresented it. Hut it i.-j J
hardlv worth while to tire at lony ic's.
ranye in the discussion,
SenatorSliernian replies pointedly
t the Hoston Herald's assertion
'hat he held to the opinion that the
democrats would have to levy pro-
to raise enough
revenue to support the government.
The Hoston Herald quoted from an
old remark Mr. Sherman had made
twenty-six years ago. Its purpose
in so doing 'was fto evade the free
trade issue its o iriv li.is tendereif llj
to the republicans. The Herald is W
afraid to face that issue, ami dodges
and shirks it like a coward v
We now find the following in an '
eastern exchange showing Slier- '
man's real view.- on the point:
IlnsiiiN, Sept. ti.-- Senator John
Sherman has written the following
pointed letter in response to certain
criticisms as to his standing on the,
tarilf. The letter was b
insvver to !" '
a communication from W. O
ing inclosing a Hoston f
editorial. It asks the qties
u a tact that umier the iieino, 'i
idea the sum necessary to meet the
expenses of our government must
of necessity be protective:" Con
tinuing Mr. Harding writes: It is
somewhat discouraging to Massa
chusetts republicans to have the
names of Henry Wilson, Charles
Sumner, ami John Sherman used to
befog the great issue of this cam
paign, and may I not ask that you
will send me a communication
which shall once and for all dis
pose of the Herald's suggestion
that you are with the democratic
party upon the tariff':"
Senator Sherman's reply is a.
M.Wsi 'TKI.ii. ()., Sept. f. Y. C.
Harding, Ksq.--My Dear Sir: Your
note of the 27th is received. In
answer I lave to say that the
Hoston Herald, in the article you
inclose, has totally misconceived
my position on the tariff.
I am decidedly in favor of a pro-'
tective tariff; one framed with a
view not only to secure ample
revenue for the support of the
government, but with a distinct
purpose to encourage and protect
all productions which can be
readily produced in our country. I
do not believe that a tariff framed
under the doctrine now announced
and proclaimed by the democratic
party in its national platform can
protect and foster our home indus
tries. Mr. Tilden and the men of his
school believed the old doctrine of
the democratic party, proclaimed
in former national platforms anc!
supported by the declarations of
Jefferson, Madison, and Jackson,
was a wise ami constiutional exer
cises of National power. This
doctrine has been abandoned ami
denounced by the democratic plat
form recently adopted by the Chi
cago convention. A tarilf framed
in accordance with this new doc
trine would be confined simply to
levying revenue duties, excluding
the idea of protection, and that is
the purpose and object of the men
who made the platform ami of the
men in the democratic convention
that adopted it by a large majority.
Such a tarill" might be levied ex
clusively on articles we cannot pro
duce in this country, such as sugar,
coffee, and tea. I have believed
that as to certain items in different
tariffs we have gone beyond the
line of protection which is neces
sary to foster American industries.
A few rates have- been adopted
that I think will exclude
competition between foreign
and American productions
and secure a monopoly to the
American manufacturers. This I
do not believe to be a wise policy.
There are some details of the
McKinley bill that may be subject
to this objection, but on the whole
it Is the fairest and best tarilf, not
only for revenue but for protection
that has had a place on our st itute
book. The tariff plank of tu. re
publican convention at Minneapo
lis is the clearest statement of the
extent of protection favored by the
great mass of the republicans of
The actual result of tin- McKinley
bill has been to give all American
industries reasonable protection
has increased our foreign trade'
enlarged our exports and our ini'-
ii.v,,,, encouraged all
, i in. nous,
whether of the held or ofthevvork-
1 fear the Hoston 1 lerald has ovcr
okeil the difference bet,, .
old position "f the tiemoeratic party
and the one now proclaimed by that
l';t-' Hie tendency ;,d drift of
!'" democratic party is now iri.
and more in favor of free trade and
' "lMM.siti,,,, p. ;my favcr Mujwn
I'ydiscrimiualing duties to loster
encourage and diversify Aiuerie
""""tries. Very truly y ours
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