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We are all Republicans,
And we're loyal to the core,
Everyman will rate for Uarrlson and Reld.
You can hear our Slogan ring.
As our Campaign Song we sing
Evory luauwlll vols tor Harrison and RelL
Tramp, tramp, tramp, the boys are marching,
Cheer up brother we will come.
You will flud ua all la Una
When It conies eloctlnn time-
Svery man will role (or Uarrlson and Reld.
Protection Is theory
That we raise the echoes by,
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Every shop and every mill
KihiWh llio groat Mt-Klulry bill
Evory mau will vote lor Uarrlson and Reld.
Honest money, safe and sound.
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No (ree coinage heresy
Ity our vote can ever be
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We ore sure to win the light
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Every man will v.ae (or Harrison and Reld.
ReWpoclty we claim,
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And we mean on evory son
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Every mau will vote (or llarrhtou and Rold.
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A STORY FOR AMERICANS.
COPYRIGHTED BY COKA 8. HOOD.
margnrei a re it uartie out onto the open
air. She was pale a datu.
"They moan lilra barm, Joe."
"Likely enow," he answered Indifferently,
"tat never four. I'll have naught to do with
the d vll'e work."
It was dark when Margaret reached hor
borne. A heavy snow storm had settled ovor
tlii town and the fl.ik.-s were coming down
Hi Ice and fast. The country roads were at
wiiyj (nil of drift anil, It this snowfall con
tinued, would soon be rendered t-npassable.
Hhlverinsr. and oliilled, Mtrjr iret stood nt the
window und sighed as alia peered out at the
tinthuriiiK gloom nnd thought of the suffering
in tuo town below,
At last, as the hour grew lute, she sat down
in iront 01 the scanty nr, and llnallv, over
come bv iho warmth and fatigue, fell asleep.
rilin dreamed of a confusion of voloes nnd
awoke to II ml it Into, the room in pitchy d irk
Desi nnd the fire dead ou the hearth.
Surely there wits som sound troubling tho
quint ol the wintry night? She opened the
wiuuow and listened. Yes, she could hear It
distinctly now; it was ruufil.i l and baiting, as
though nrisiug from the rnnrchiOB of mimv
feet. Th -sound grew more distinct as the
st ndy trend came nearor, nnd Margaret
closed (he window and stopped buck Into
the dark room. In a momont the hiuhwiv in
front of the liouso wns black with dozen of
dark forms, nud, as they halted, one of thorn,
evmenuy tua leaner, spoke.
By iho light of the torches they held. M ir
parol recognize 1 li-ntl-tnan Kelly nt Iho n ail
of the wi ll-lormed rinks, and near him sev
eral of l lie men she bad met that alteraoon at
the soup house,
"Faith, boys, he's home to-ulght an' alone,
for his snrvanu dimn 'em lor belu' servants
to mob as him ar afthi-r luvelii' tilm. nn
How's the lolmu towipa the floor wid the white
dtvll and damage bis aristocratic mug for Ivor.
J gori i, nu' wo', I shtop his tukn' the gowld
lionet mm mm nrned ler turn across the say,
lor'ur.l, inarch "
As ihe st'-ady tread began oitaln Margaret
stood tnriii;,zeii, nn agony she could not un
dorstaud tearing nt hi-r heart strings, W.th n
prayer for moroy sbo seized a shawl nnd ha
toned ou' Into tbe snowy night as the last
dnrk form disappe arid. Keaeh him and warn
turn she must, tut bow?
lliMUinou; wan not so far away. Thero was
abort out through the woods, and bv run
ning she oouid yet bo there be'ore the rloiers.
Htuinlillng through tbe freshly fallen snow
she entered the woodland path only to pause
with a despairing ory. Great, Impassive drifts
stood between bur und her R Mil. Tbe 8 Mng
cst man could not ba'tle his way through up
on such unlgjit, 1'i'ecious time was bul.ig lost,
and they would be upon him before she eould
nave him. Oh, God in H aveo, what oould
ue tio i
Quick as thought she made hor decision
Hue knew that through that hill, only a stone's
torow a vh, una pnssiug out in a dense wood
at the rear of Heauuiont, wa a tunnel. Only
n few years before, the construction of It hud
been u wonder lo the simple people fot miles
arounu, unit ai.irgarei nud sat rnuuy evening
watching '.he iron mongers npesdnroun l the
curve and disappear In the bnwuls of tho
eiirih, carrying oar nt ei car in their wake, with
Child ihb curlol y, lor the riilroidwan com
linrA'ively new, nud wnn btill re.'iiricd with
niperll iiuHawe by many. Uore wa' a nath
through darkness nnd danger, yet what matter
H it led to hlinf J he next instant she had slid
down tbe nuow-oovered declivity, au I wis at
the tunnel's mouth. AU, bu" it was dnrk and
clammy I J he air struck her faea like the
Land ol death, and seemed in it dense foulnes
.to push her back. Vt ith one swif'shuddnrlnir
Klancoatiheoruel, nerpentiue traot glliteriug
In tbe snow Dehind her, she turnod, pressed
liarrlodly forward, and was swullowedup In
Tbe agony of Tears seemed condensed in
those next brief moments, then the blessed nir
Of tbe outer world again funned her damp
jvreiienu, buu bu'4 muuiuinu out into toe snowy
Wood to llnd tbat she had come too lato.
Leaumout wns already surrouudod by the
bnngry, despairing desperadoes, and before
tbein, eaim nnd unoowe.l, stood Thorpe
iieiuuer. no was unarmed, ana
For an instant his courage awed and silenced
. "JJy men," he said, "whnt do you want and
wnv are you nere in such numbers to-n irht?"
I "We want bread for our starving obildreal'
j -aq- we wnnt our eowia ycr taklo' to forrin
'.W's. an yer h art's blood I" yelled Kolly.
I I'VjMuk a pistol and firing a coward v shot.
Y jT'urgarut saw Flutcher staguor in:o the
liouse and close the door behind him, while
tbe rioters drew together tor a conference.
iney divided their men, some going to the
rear and others to the front of the house.
"liainn him. shouted one man. "he's cot
his place well looked an. but We'll foroe It or
burn It over bl3 bend I"
There was a veil of annroval and then fol
lowed a shower of stones and bricks against
the hoary oaken doors and closed shutters.
Unobserved In the oonfuslon Margaret bad
erept along under some high shrubbery to tbe
"hol er of a number of dense, short celars,
growing clof e ngalnst the Bids of the house.
hhe remembered tbat there was a low cedar
door at this point nnd kn-lt hoping to And it
open, but it did not yield to her efforts, l'aus
lug to think how she oould foroe an entrance
she heard a bolt slip sofilv from within and
the next momeut Fletcher's blood-stained fuco
Uo stai ted as Margaret cut out her hind
nnd whispered, then her words reassured him :
us me, Margaret Gwynne, sir. For Go re
sake crouch low in thi-e bushes or you're a
dead muni Creep after me through yon
shrubbery and on to tbe woods, 'its our only
uopo 01 osoape."
Ho obeyed her without a word and when
they had reached the woods asked :
"How came you here, Margaret? This Is no
place 'or a woman. Surely you were not on
the highroad upon suoh a night as this?"
"I did not come bv tbe highroad, sir." she
answered simply, "but hoik," ns a crash re
sounded through the air, "thev have broken
Inio tbe bouse and will beginaS 'aroh for you.
Wo must hurry." That with a quick glauce at
his white face she added:
' 1 fear that yon are badlr hurt.sir. and noed
lie did not answer nnd, as she eoasnd speak
in1,', the r hiding-place wns brilliantly 1 lum-
ined. The rioters had fired the house.
MnrgHrut lookrd despairingly from tho
drooping figure and death-like face nt hor
side, to the open country, rapidly growing ns
lign; as auy, nnd then up at the impassable
units rjouinu mem.
"There's the tunnel 'tis our only ohnnos
she fullered. "I came that way, and we mu-t
go back I"
"You on me that way, nnd for me, Margaret?
My bnve girl I" exclaimed Flotoher, deeply
It was only by a supreme effort that he
kathered strength to follow her. Hhe divine i
something ol this mortal wunkness, for holding
hoi ; be young arm about him, she aide 1 his
fnlirlng footsteps Into the darksome tunnel.
For a fow moments neither spoke. Tue way
must be more than half traversed, Margaret
thought, us with beating heart she hurried
him onward. Suddenly sb Humbled, und she
felt the swaying of his poworful form against
"Keopup, Mr. FMoher, keep up 1" she cried.
"Only a few more stops, sir, and we're safe.
Oh, God," for ho had fallen by her side ns she
spoke. "He has fainted, perhaps is dying, in
this awful placet"
Hhe eauk on herknees beside htm and placed
her ear to bis heart. In tho solemn, dreadful
stillness she beard a taint pulsa'ion and knew
tbat be lived. 8tie must leave him and go for
help. Tben horrible possibilities suggesting
tnemscives she pnued.
Any Instant a train might pass nnd. whnt If,
hall oonsclnus, he should move durlug ber
absence? Even now he ml-ht lie olose euough
to the irack to be swept into eternity by un
She beut, and drag, ing his prostrate body
close to the dump, slimy wall, felt shudder
ingly for the cruel steel of the track, so dan
gerously near. As her ban.l touched tbe rail
shs fancied she felt a vibration, but was It
fancy? Holding ber ear to tbe ground shn
listen d. There was a rumb!o as of thunder
and a faint quaking of ftlie earth beuoath her ;
tiirougn the onickness, a nory red eye illu
mined i bo far distance nnd an approaching
train was speeding oil toward the uarrow
way. .Un i Buret's oheek blnuoued and her lips
moved In prayer. An Instant later tbe lo?o-
motive had en ered tho tunnel and, with ono
terror-sirlakeu glance up at the swift, oncom
ing phan'om of sudden death, she threw her
protecting arms over Fletcher's form and sank
in:o merciful uuoonsoiousneis.
Joe D.irile, living In tbe town below, awoke
some time after midnight, could not sleeo.
tnd rising, walked to his window to see if the
lay had dawned. What was that in the direc
tion of Margaret's home? Tbe sky wan nlivo
with the fl.ime and sparks of a burning build
ing. In a moment tie bad dressed and the
next was out under tbe fiery sky, dashing
with mad haste toward Murgaret's cot' ago.
I he door was uolaiaaed, and looking through
the rooms he found tbe house empty. Was it
possible that she hud ventured out upon such
He lighted a lantern lie found nar the door
nnd began searching for lootprluts. Yes,
those were hers: daiuty footsteps. Yet.
btran.'ely enough, instead of leading to tbe
nignway, tnsy pis'ed around to the pack or
the house and on through tbe wood. Ho fol
lowed to the steep declivity, and tbon mtrked
the slide, ns of some heavy body, towrd the
nouo Dinoknessoi the tuunei. .Luke a llasli
tue truth came to him.
"Hood God I" he exclaimed : "she would nne
rl-k that for him I"
He kuew in his heart that love such as hers
would count death as nothing and he resolv
ed that bis should brave as much.
"And she such a obit of a girl," he half sob
bed, as be stooped to plok up a bit of black
fringe from a woman's shawl, lying just with
in the tuonol's mouth, "but she's gone In here,
He recalled with a shudder that only a few
moments mutt have elapsed since the last
train entered that way.
Cautiously h- stepped within, searching for
ho dared not think what; then, nt tbe sight of
a dark obj ct lyln ; close to tbe wail, he hur
ried on with bated breath and quickening foot
steps. He hold the lun'ern sloft an I looked.
No mangled body thre, thank God? Hut (I'd
lie thauk God in that first awful moment? For
here lay tbe one woman be loved on the
bosom of tbe man he had hated with tbe bit
ter hatred of caste all these years.
"Meg," he cried, taking the slight form in
his arms, "lor God's sake say ye nlu't dead,
my sweet girl 1"
To his joy Margaret open d her Stan led
eyes, t.ien ellpplug from bis arms looked
"Where am I. Joe? IIow came I in this
Her eyes tell upon Fletcher and she cried :
"Now, I kuow, 'twas th caret Oh, tiulck
help me get him home, at once I Thov've
biioi mm, jos."
tio tuougut lor Darns or bis constant love.
Huhiug, he stooped and took Fletcher in Ms
strong arms. Margaret went ahead with the
lantern and soon tbey were out of tbe noisome
place and at Margaret a door.
Fletcher was placet upon Margaret's bed
and then Ourtle asked meekly what more sue
"I want the doctor, Joe," she said, "you go
ana i win stay nou waton. -"Nay,
ye go yoursel'. Mett ." then. In answer
to hor surprised look, he added:
"Yes, nn' wake up tbe military an' get 'am
out, It ye can, fer there bo need of 'em, as well
us the doctor, when tbe inorniug dawns. Ih
yer Ihluk them black devils won't see them
tracks nn' blood stains at the first streak o'
ligh', nn', followin1 them to the tunnel, guess
the truth? This is na bud for a weak wo
man to watch by. Leave me an' go yer-el'."
Margaret hurried down the now deserted
highway to the town and thoroughly roused
the docor, a friend of Fletcher's, by tolling!
him the druadlul truth. Word was sont to the
NEW YORK, OCT08;;i, 1892.
barracks near bv. where tro is h id been sta
tioned durlngthe 1 ito tioub es.au 1 soon after
ward Margaret nnd the doctor started up the
As Battle had rrod'eted. as soon as It grew
lighter the m-m had lu'eeted the blool stains
sad tracks in the snow leading toward the
tunnel, und had guessed tbs truth.
Drunk with siuve-s and ll iuor. thors were
yet a few in the crowd sober enough to trace
mem to Margarets door, and beir many
miuutes they stood outside par evm? with
"Let ns in. ye spalpheon." shouted Kelly.
"we don't want to hurl yees but, by tho eter
nal, we'll hev thet Fleroner if we hev to jump
over yer dead body to git him I"
"too on. ve devil, cried Dartle. hH now t-
ful frame Oiling the narrow door.vav "or
'twill bo the worse fer vel Take that." h'
added to Kelly, who was trying to push his
way past hi in. As bespoke hu wrested a pis
tol from Kelly's hand, nnd with the butt eud
struck blm n heavy blow.
Ueiore Uartiooould defend himself tbe gang
were upon lilm. tho tiisol was wrenched from
bis grasp by a drunken brute and turned
upon htm. and tho next Ins'antbe fo'l, shot
through the heart, at the threshold of Mar
ihe sight sobered the ruffians.
"Hoys, this la murder." cried one. "an' the
law oan hold us for it! Hist, what's that In
the town below? 'TIs the soldiers a movlu' I"
At tbe word there was a wild veil and
general scattering tin J, by tho tlruo Mar
garet and the doctor readied the eoono, only
Uartle lay at the doorwav. a silent 'sentinel.
fnlihful tven uuto death to the trust reposed
Margaret's tears rained down and she
pressed a kiss upon tho poor dead face. Ho
died defending the man he bated, tbe man she
loved, and only she oould understand an I
rovereuco the sublime heroism of the deed.
"l)ALLS JiMHTCAFS'' FEKD TF1E FLAMES 1
The American Deotile wt'l now be nnoulv anil
formally asked to decide whether this system
shall be reeklossly abandoned und a uew tilal
inndo of nn old experiment which has uniformly
led to national embarrassment, nnd widespread
individual distress. The benefit of
protection g,,es drat and Inst to the men who
earn their bread in the sweat o( their fiions.
Can you any longer doubt which system Is the
better for usf Will any one say those uniform
results are mero accidents or coincidences?
With Just ns much reason, one might suy that
the rising and setting o( ilia sun, or the recur
rence o( the tides, are accidents or coluoidaiits.
1). ti. Uahkixan.
Bender, this storv u no fancy cloture, but a
true recital of tbe misery, cr me, and (amine,
set: ling like a deadly miasma over our fair
country, less than forty years ago. It has
las iiiea as to the disastrous results always
following the repeal of the protective tariff;
and, although history repeats Itself, ua'or
tunately, repetition dulls the ear, nnd our
working people are too busy, or too Indiffer
ent, to take up the book of life and read what
tbe recording angel has written there iu letters
of blood. 11 w could but profit by the mis
takes of our forefathers, then would tholr
privations and sufferings not buve been in
Shall those scenos be repeated, and attempted
free trade again close the busy fnotoiy, open
the soup houses, and make criminals and
paupers of hoa-st men ? If not, tbe voters of
America must look to It that their country's
Industries are prot-oted from the encroach
ments of foreign labor end foreign greed, so
that tho manufacturer may be permitted to
For many weeks Fle'cher lay at the point of
deith within Margaret's coUogo. His wound
proved a dangerous on", and a serious, tedi
ous fever resulted.
Although bis physician and a skilled nurse
look up their abodes in the house, Fletcher, In
his moments of consciousness, would have
only Margin et nt his side. In his weakness,
he clung to her strong young bund, nnd his
eyes followed ber every movement ns shs went
so'tly about attending to his wants. Wb-n
sbe was absent he grew restless, und It Busily
became quite a ma tor of oourse that she
should sit b 'Side him, reading or writing let
ters, during his lor.g hours o' convalescence.
Mr. and Mrs. l'ey on, while wandering
through the East, received many of these in
genuous epistles, and, with one thought, would
smue alter tneir perusal.
i'uor Margaret " exolalmsB Fevton. " I
can road between the lines, and although as an
amanuensis, she tolls her story modestly, her's
was a n toio act, r,tnei I
Yes." bald L hol Fevton. winin nwav n
tear, " 1 believe that Thorpe owes bis life to
her," tben sbe too added: "Poor Margaret"
one was too loyni to nint. even to ber hus
band, of tbesusplcion which had enters I her
mind during nor last year at Ueaumont. Mar
garet's love was too sacred In her eyes, es.
peclallv as sbe was convluood. from her knowl
edge of her brother's oharao'.er, that It woul l
prove anopeiess one.
spring came and went, summer ntssnd
away, and one warm September day Thorpe
Fletcher, a pale shadow of his former self, sat
on the deck of an outward-bound vessel.
W is his mind full of anticipations of a re
union with his sister and Povton. or did a r t-
giet (or the past and the country he was leav
ing nenina him, sadden tbe future?
Neither, for his thoughts began and endtd
just then with the beautiful girl who stood be
side nis auair, a world ol devotion In her
luminous eyas as, turning from the fast reeed-
ing land sne res'oa them upon bis wan (ace
Iborpe JTIetoher s smile was full of content
on bis glance mot hers, for during those past
weeks Margaret had become necessary to his
happiness and had won by her heroism a first
place in the life o( the man she lov id so well.
Hix years later, in the dav o: peril. Fletcher
an t l oytoa returned, at their oountrv's urcen
cry, as pa'rlots sho.ild, and were among the
nrst to enrnu tnemsoives upon tbe list of our
nation s nerocs.
When tbe war was over and whlte-wlnged
rroiccuon oroo ied ins a Donediot on over
th i land, Fletcher and his wife came back to
the hills they bun lov'd so wall.
Ueaumont nnd the Matcher works wore re
num. i ue "Lianas nightcaps ha I long since
Men pile I into huge bonfires by Ihe outrnged
worklnginen and their smoke Asc nd d to
heaven amidst the bins -s of the very voters
wbo had place I 1'oik and Dallas In power oulv
a t 'W years before. After Fletcher's retu n
ibe busy factories were again open d, and he
town soon grew Into a prosperous city. Ao
imposing oliurch now stauds where Ethe!
Peyton budt ber chapel; and Maur.ce Peyton
w.ie ns i uvea rector lor mauy years.
He and his wife have do ,e much to better
the condition of their feliow men, and orlgi-
aieu some oi tne social movements which
have since resulted tn hlghor aspirations and
nappier lives lor toe world a workers.
Kelly tookadnntageot the lar.o bounty of
fere I by tbe Government during the war, and
enns eo onoe too oiten, tor nis lust attempt at
"bounty jumping" ended dl-astrousiy, nnd
news o: his d nth was sent to the Kellv fumllv,
Thev were plunged nt once Into the mo.i
excesslvo nnd demonstrative grief, their re
sources strained to the utmost to supply the
suiiueu ueinanu lor craps nna Diak goods
nnd Kelly, although dead and buried, oontin.
ued for tunny years his autocratiosway as tho
patron saint of the Kelly family.
In the cemetery, near the oity, a tall, white
spire inarm u .riio s restinit-pluce, and A gray
haired, still b autlful woman, often linger?
tinnr his grave, giving a tender thought to th'
man through tbe sacrifice of whose Ufa tin
happiness of her own has been made possible,
No Free Trade For Him.
IHiMtrlon !emo rtle Lawyer
Aiillinr ltepuilin(e (Irvrland.
Democrats ate now finding out bow their
party blun.lersd w'usn It too plainly defined
the end at which It alms by it bold dMan
tlou against protection of auy kiud, t. ulelii
the Chicago platform. Since that troe trade
pronunciamento Hits has bisn a virtual
stampede ol Intelligent Demoornts out of the
froo trade oamptothe side of American pio-
Among the most eminent Democrats who
bata repudiated Clevohnd and !hs fr trade
platform on which ho stun Is, Is the v n irablo
Qeorgs Tlcknor Curtis, whrwe fame as a con
stitutional lawyer and author Is world wide
The formil letter In which Mr. Curtis nn"
nounces his lotontloii to Abandon the party
which hat so lorn? claims 1 his obo lien 'e, nnd
tq support the Kepubltcan ticket in this cam
paign, Is printed below. It should be road by
every patrlo lo Democrat Iu the laud :
Kicru-rK ldSpiunos, N. Y.. September 10, 1892
TO THtt F.DITOH OK T1IK AltEUliiAN ECONOMIST :
Air. Iu common with mtny other D-uio-
crats. I cannot follow tho loaders of ihe party
a uenouncing uopuDUcan Frot ctlon as a
fraud upon the labor of tbe great majority o'
the American people for the bjo-illt of a fow ;
nor can I subscribe to the, l.ootrlne that a Pro-
tectlve lurid Is unconstitutional. I have no
poouulary Interest Iu mtiiui 'lures, but
know what Protection has done and ts doing
for this country. ' If it operates tor thn belief!
of the fow, I am not one of that few. I nm
oue of tbe many; one of the groat majority
boneflted by It, Including those who denounce
it for the sake of obtaining political ro ver.
If the leaders of a political party assembled
In national convention for thi purpose of
nominating candidates foe the Presidency and
Ylce-Presldoncy choose lo Multlfy thomselves
bfalsifylng history, they .cannot expect to be
followed by others who have any hubl's of
ludupendnntthought and action. The learned
pundits wbo were lately assembled nt Chicago
n national convention of the Democratic
party, adopted by a two-thirds vote, and
against the report of the Committee on Reso
lutions, the following as a "piank" lathe
We denounce Republican Protection ss a fraud
upon the labor of the great majority of the
American people for the benefit of a few. We
doclure It to be a fundamental principle of the
DemiHiratlo party that tbe Federal Government
has no constitutional prfWer to Impose and col
lect tariff duties, except for tho purpose of rev
enue only. We demand that the collection of
such taxes be limited to the necessities of the
Government when honestly and economically
In drafting and voting for this resolution.
the members oltber showed dense Ignorance
of Amerloan political history, or thev manl
tested a purpose to win votei by dscuiving the
voters. I cannot, at the bidding of these
gentleraon, unlearn the lessons of my whole
life, Tbe greater part of my long life has been
passed In the study of American political his
tory and cons'ltutlonal law. If t ennnot claim
to be nn authority on such subject. I c in
point out to others tbe true rources from
which to devise Interpretations of the Const!
tution. These sources are not (o be found In
recent Congressional npeeohos, whether made
by members of one party or another. They
are to be found In the Interpretations riven
to the Constitution by the First Congross, by
Washington's administration, and by the sue-
needing administrations of Jefferson, Madison,
John Qulnoy Adams and Jackson.
I have been requsted by tbe ScreiAry of
Thi Amkricah Proteotive TAntrr Lhaoue
to give my views of tbe Protective Issue, as It
bos tmn mads by the two parties lo the
present campaign. This I shall do in a com-
mun'e ttlon to be addressed to him. of which
he will make such use ns he sees fit.
I am, Mr. Kdl'or, very r -spuei fully.
Your obedient servant,
Geo, Tn Kvon Cchtis.
fVom. Enrydopediti Ai-iMmurA, American Sup
plement. George Tloknor Curtis, an American lawyer
and author, was born at Watei town, Massa
chusetts, November 28, 1812 After grtduit-
ing at Harvard College, in 1H;!'2, he S'udieJ law,
and was admitted to tb'i bar iu 1830, Ue was
member of the Mussochuso ts Legislature
from 1843 to 1841, nnd was appointed Untied
States Commissioner for Massachusetts
While he hold this position the Fugitive
niavs law oi toot was passeu, and ns was
soon called upon to executo it by remand
in; to his master a fugitive from Virginia
named Thomas Sims, In spite of tbe popu
lar ollura thus Inourred he carried out the
In 18G2 be removed to New York, where bis
professional ability has secured for blm an
extensive praotioe. Throughout his career be
has been a diligent author, nod his works on
villous departments of law have secured the
highest approval. Among them are " Kightn
and Dutlosof Merchant Seamen," 1814 . " Law
ol Copyright," 1S47; " Law of r.itents," 1810
fourth edition, 1873; ''Amoricon Convey-
auoer, sscond edition, lSil; Iliinl ' y Ire
cedents," fourth edition, 1-0; "Digest ol
Decisions of Courts ot Common Lnw nnd
Admiralty." He also published "Commenta
ries on the Jurisprudence, Practice nnd Pecul
iar Jurisdiction of the Courts ot the Uulto I
Statos," two vols., 18.VI -53. Deslde these
striotty professional works he has published a
valuable " History of tho Origin, Formation
and Adoption ot the Constitution of tho United
States," two vols,, 1853-5t, end a "Life of
D.inlel Webster," two vols., 1870.
Doos not the fact that within the last twelve
yoars 2,0 K),000 acros of land have bona throw n
out of s ruble cultivation In F.ngl.tud indl -ate
that Free-Trade injures farming?
Do Freetraders think tbat they can convince
American wool growers that their iroluot
would not tall In price to Ihe London lovol
Froteeiion were wltbdruwn?
Pertinent Qa:stioru Answered.
rou wy Ifiat our jifofV jar $18,010,000 a)
year through free mijar. , Why nol mule o,iy
40o,ifrte and mm many times that aiiioiinf
tor the hundredth time we reply to thh
questlou. There Is no earthly analogy be
tween the tariff on sugar which was a reve.
nne tariff -nnd the tariff on wool, for Instance,
nicn is a protective tariff. The former bus .
allied no domestic Industry of nny 'moment.
ttv ; practically no employment tn Amrlo.ia
labor and cip.tiil. Under It nearly nil our
sugar wis Imported, -and when It was
abolished tltoro was nd collapse of dement a
iu luslry. Tue fow sugar ptoduoers receive 1 .
In exchange for 'lie tnilff a lo'untv. undoV
which th-y prosper even moro than bo'oie. .
Hut remove the duty on wool,-which now miv
tains tbe Irumonscly Important toiletry of
sheep hu-dundiy, and-you drry dealh nud
ilosola loo a-bong thousinds of now fairly
prosperous lloekinnstors." Auslrnliiiu m;d
Argentine wools would flood our 'markets (111. "
the An, eric d line wool industry was no nune.
After that wa.shoulil have-ho gipirant e that
we wool I get ourwooisniy chenpor limn now.
Wo should b obliged lo take our chances a
that score. Hut Tiboat tho losses wo should
sustain Iu ibe slaughter of flvks for iholr tal
low, ns ooourrod before under a' low revenue
tiv III on wool, there oau be no manner ol
Even froo sugar would not, perhaps, be re-s '
ceivlngtho eucomlnms pronouueed npnn it on
every hand had the American ugar indus'ry
not been securely protected agalust disssti-r Ij
th bounty. For. In that event, the cry nf dis- '
tress which would ere this h ive reached ui
from the Louisiana pluututious would, p r-
hups, cause us to pause and consider wbothor
it was wise to Impoverldi evon a lew ot uur
To guard against such. s calamity to iha'
wool Interest, If we nretocirry out Btrioilf ,
the comparison with sugar, we should iie-nl to
provide for a bounty on American woolsulTl.
clantly liberal to take Displace of the exist nj
Tariff. Hut, under that airatig raout, n t a .
cent would be saved to the people, lor ihe ,
amount of . bounty we should have to i,nv
would at least equal and probably exceed I ha
amount of wool duties now colloted. In ihe
case of sugar, sines our home production waa
ess than 1 pound In 10 of what we Imnort
abolishing the duty of 2 oents a pound on l ha
10 Imported, and paying 3 cents out of thai
saving on the 1 Imported pound, resulie I la
a net gain to the people Cf 18 Cants, or ab'iut.
$18,000,030 In the aggregate. So ws see that.
no matter from what point of view, thors la
no likenoss be weeu sugar or revenue duty,
nnd wool or Protective duty. Ws trust thai
our questioner will guard against these Frea
Trade fallacies in the future
BEST POLISH IN THE WORLD.
DO NOT BE DECEIVED
with Pastes, Enamels, and Paints whldi
stain the linndH.lnjiirn the Iron, and burn
off. The Rising Pun Stove I'olish Is Ilrll
liunt, Odorless, Durable, and the con
sumer pays for no tin or class puckace
with every purchase.
HAS AN ANNUAL SALE OF 3.000 TONS.
FELT SUPPERS AND
DANIEL, GREEN & CO.,
Sole Agents. '
14 F.nsit Fourteenth St.. New York.
MS A FltlKND
TO TUE CAUSE or
Are vou willing to work for the cause of Pro
tection In pluclng reliable Information lo the
bands of your acquaintances' .
II you are, you should bs Idsuttried with the
AMERICAN PRlTECTtVE TARIFF LEAGUE,
135 W. 23d St,Newjyork.
A PATH IOTIC WOltK.
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mil luvorN Ainunc in in.l i.trmi i.i
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tnv d.lr-ii, I nt I (. 'or K.liyiM r.-n . t.lif . Wi
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TIIK AMIMtU'AN 1:CONOI1P.
(h. r.tUtl. SToi.nt of th piln-y nf Pri-e-Min.
Krry pwittt'D who wiiilifn tti lt... fnitii li-! ii i..:imb'.,,q
ip m th Turlit -IttitiPl have Till. l.i.oxiM I T f ;
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Kent! pONlsl carti r.-i.in-tt fur floo rumtiln ropy, Ad
ttlt AMhHlCAS' I I'llS'iM.sr.
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t (? linn Milltn.ii t.fttt ioiK (.,
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