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THE WINNINO TICKET.
WILLIAM A. POTXTER of Doom
Llea Una t Governor
E. A. GILBERT el To.
ertry of But ;
WILLIAM F. PORTER ol Utoitk.
Aodltor of Public Aeconuta j
JOHN F. COHNELL ol Rlcbjdoa.
JOHN B. ME8ERYB ol R4 WUIow.
tap, of Public lastrootloA
WILLIAM B. JACKflON aJBoII.
JACOB B. WOLFI f LaWr.
CON8TANTINB J. SMITH of Doasja.
Jsme Manahan of Lincoln,
Gilbert M. llJtehoock of O, I,
fkird 1)1 strict
Join. H. I'oMnaon of Madison.
W. L. Stark of Aurora
R. I). Sutherland of Nelson.
8ixtb District (
W. L. Green of Kearney.
LANCASTER COUNTY TICKET.
or District Judge (to fill vacancy.)
Ssmuel J. Tuttle of Lincoln,
For County Attorney
. John F. Carr, Lincolni.
wve State Senator
J. II. Ifarley, Lincoln.
J. J. Stein, BalUllo. ' q
J. II. Curyea, Wsverly, ,
i W. C. Phlppa, Hsvelocl
I A. E. Sheldon, LincoJ
E. Blsler, Lincoln,
L. M. Went, Lincoln. - ,
For County Commissioner- ,
Wm, Sebroedet, Lincokn. .
W. A. Poynter fa ft man of both college
and practical education and has been
an ol th promoter ol nnlveralty ex
tension work In Nebraska.
The McKinley law wai In lull force
when the panic ol '0.1 struck this coun
try. 8d It woe not free traJo that did
It, but McKinley high tariff.
Rothi-phlld A Co. are atlll rejoicing
over their oUiry In Oregon. They
think that when the senate cnlla the roll
Mr. Simou will Bound particularly well.
At every repuhliean weeding there
ought to be cards distributed on which
these paseagee from Holy Writ should
be printed: "Thou Rhalt Not Steal."
Thmi RlmU N.ifc n,.r Falsa Witnmi.Mn'
Of all the crimes, and tbey ars many
and grievous, that the republican party
ba committed, the taxing of (300,000,-1
000 out of th (staple and giving it to
tbs bankers to loan back to them again I
la tb most outraireou.
Of all tbs evils that ever aliUct a poor
renter, a steam heated bouse is the I
worst. Tb fireman freeies yon when be I
take tb notion, lonsts you hn that I
nitabimand I ' hidden ay
wber yon 't dud bint when yon wast
to expreesyoqr mind.
Tb reiulilk-an adrtiMH grand
rally at Nebraska ( tty October 5th,
with EaseaeJ. ilaluer and Paul JMf
a tb orator, It was a trrifle and
0efbelMig Ullur as a rally, lite
aosuuqi w seiner inry m as,v the
toaregw to try asala dsrlsg tbi aw
r RtMMt water la wniii-g a boat tb prob
abitltf pi awsj wOy in Ike ant boaee
agaloal tb repaMtras doa'i UM away
... a . as
ay woei ai ia war. ii ays
that! The ekxlioa of a rofmhlk-aa
(4 ririi U mn
a realllrw lb m4 Mosey n.
tn" TbalUtk gUt tb wboW
tatter. Tb tra that tbeyeipm
a bunt tb wt m sit erta.
RM Ilwwti4 ti Iber W
aadoabttkat tH retaraieg ol a tl-Mt
raii rely t tb baaef .
. 41 bw ter.Wt abniai a
peveeeai al tb flm Ut
batba war, Whjf tb deauraiie
MMattart4 latbw ay iaa I
aa ifMr4 t reataa, tb V,aa.
)(! A4lfVt fVfttMMWS 4
MtMhar, Aait tt ail
tri-t alike, Hal a latia
few tmM a 4b ba take a ft
Tvrwklttl 4tjNst"e.At aa I be war
tta tb ay a,tMMt, Tkat bt
bat ta trvaWbaa ftl Hew Hair
From the time that society "wai flret
organised on the prairie where Lincoln
now stand, the republican hare gov-
erned the city, made all It law aoa
raided tt deBtiny. Its authorities have
never depnrttd from the economic theo
rize advocated by that party and ail
th.Je nolicles hare been shaped in ac
cordance with thorn. In the condition of
Lincoln and Lancaster county we see
n. uuif. i,t undertaking to conduct
government according to those theories.
The city and county is heavily debt.
That is an application ol their theory
that a nnbl'O debt is tt public blessing,
it uth every condition that
After si.cii a demonstration that their
principle when enacted into law bring
nothing but ruin to a community, they
come before the people and ask that the
ohull eontinue that we
eh mII go on In the waj of destruction In
which thev have so long led us,
For the laet ten years the people of
this city bave paid nbout half a million
dollars a year tn taics. During the last
ten years the republican office holders of
Lincoln have bad 15,000,000 wllti wnicn
to pay the! (lenses of the government
of the dry? What have they returned
to the people of theoltjT Loos ftt M
condition today. What has become ol
that enormous amountof money? That,
however, Is but ball the truth. They
have run the city In . debt for ball us
much mors and nut ft mortgage upon
every dollar of property In it to pay thW
debt. What have tbey done with that
monev? It has mostly been squandered
by following out and trying to apply
he economic theories o! the republican
tarty, which, wherever applied have
brought about the same conditions.
Borne thousand of It have been stoieOi
but It has been mainly lost In encourng-
ng corporations, in giving away Iran-
chisesthftt be longed to the whole peo.
pie, In allowing these corporations to
charge excessive rates and in exempting
them and many of the ciipltullets from
paying their just share of taos. Mean
time the great nines has been impover
ished and thousands have left tbe city,
If this city and county could be res
cued from the republican party, an great
a change would come over the city a
has come over the state government.
Instead of constantly increasing the
public debt, that debt would be Imme
diately reduced. Corporations would be
made to pay their taxes. A reduction
ol expenses would be made in every de
part meut of the city government, The
result of all this would be that prosper
It j- would return. City property wojld
be worth something again.
The republicans have tried governing
thecltyand county fortwenty-flveyears.
They bave brought ruin and dlsastor.
It Is time that every man who has an
Interest in the welfare ol the city and
county took off bis coat and went to
work for a change. If every man, not
an office holder, would Just go out and
work for his own Interest, the republi
cans would not poll GOO votes in the
whole county. t
A CO LOU A I. CHIMB.
No greater outrage wos ever perpe.
trated upon a suffering itfople by feudel
lords of the dark ages that was h.flicted
upon the people of the United States
when tht lwker forced congress to
pass a law authorising the leeua of
bonds lust spring. The crime did not
t-bii fly consist In unnecessarily increas-
lnl.a nutimnil debt, altbouuh that
was bad enough, but It coneieted In
taxing 1.100.000,000 ! dollars out of
the people In these hard time lor the
purpose of giving it to the bankers, that
thev might loau it back to tbe people at
exorbitant rates of Interest and thus
wsatthr out of tbe Buffering of
their fellow cltlsens, Tbs crime ta con
rested by the secretary of th treasury
ber In hi reports be leads tbs people
to believs that Iber is f 100,000,000
"in tb treasury." It is not in tb treas
nrv at all. It baabeea given out to a
I lot ol bankers without iatvrtwt, tor them
to loan biM-k to th people, and th
bukf udU t th Interest and put It
down In their oa lta k. No clvil'H-i1
govern mewl on earth, ever did stieh an
Infamous act Mure, II attempM by
any aonrtb in Europe, It would pro
d a revolution IseLU ol twenty lour
hoar. Think ol ill TU people lord
to pay inrfHMMHl tatr to the amount ol
3iO,ooi,OoO to tb jotersmeM I one
tear ) then pay lb basket tlO.txui,,
0i 0 a year in later! to get tbe wioeey
!-k la to theekaaael A trad again!
Ankimi alt Ike outruns Ur eid upon
Ik peod by ts lkrs, ibU taad
oat a tb baimI mil"!.
A Utltl tttflM HIHI,
A tt r ol lb rM bug Ufa
net asks k miiki (miMms H tbees
oetatMt, Ubet.tewir a vibt hmi
flat sati s4 Ilea ak a Jiwm t
Ikeea a'aMMt kWl eat ail tbs vMtl
tW, la tkat ftf lb.f bteey Ibat
a I '"-f w" w vlr
lk feat p"l-t tbket. ba
tbey ! k Ibat tby g.
4 bad tb atMai tlo it b ait tfc
tts tbey t tMbi iev 4 H,
Th ibap ba )t eJe4 I
Ub aa ia Te,
llaa, la lb r tby M aev ba
I We aal asMa hi crai f lb
fclatfc, Tkf Utt twt t ia
VT WmI teMe aetft tu
otbVatU wAgtaM aa4 ail ill
enmitant evils are aboltebed. and the
full value of ft man's labor be bis own."
Then follows a direct contradiction of
that just demand in tht-se words. "The
only mesne to nbtalu the overthrow of
PR1TATE 'OWNERSHIP of all the
ineai of production and distribution,"
(which is the ownership of everything)"
Is a claBs-conscions ballot." In one sen
tenee tbey declare that tbey are In favor
of the individual ownership of all the
products of labor and In the next they
rant ft collective ownership! The gold
bug who wrote that platform wasn't at
tending to his business. He did not for
uet however, to fill out with every de
mand of the peoples party except a re
form In the financial system. That he
did not mention ftt all.
HANK HKKMV1, f, ?
It seems that the bankers got greatly
excited over some comments made by
this writer upon tbs last statement of
the condition of the bank of this state
made by Dr. Hall, the bead of the bank
lag department. The figures as pub
lished In the papers were absolutely cor
rect and the bankers and their tools to
avoid the conclusions arrived at had to
resort to ft : misrepresentation by jug
gllng with the terms "cash reserve" audi
"legal reserve." Now there' is a vast
difference between those twr things,
The cash reserve on the date mentioned
was a stated, f 5.710,880, bat the legal
reserve was many times greater.
What Is this legal reserve? It Is a
correct answer to say that besides the
actual cash on band, It Is purs wind and
nothing else. Take a bank In Lincoln
that has $50,000 credited to Its legal
reserve. You will find that under the
aw it is deposited with It reserve bank
in Omaha. (Jo to Omaha and you will
find that it bas been sent to that bank's
depository for reserve funds In Chicago,
Go to Chicago and you will find that It
bas been sent on to New York. Goto
New York and you will not find it in any
bank there. It has "disappeared from
the ken of ungentlemen" lent out, In
all probability on call, There is nothing
to show for It but wind, represented by
some figure on a bank ledger, the only
thing material or "intrinsic" left of It
being a pck of ink on a speek of paper.
If a demand for money Is made on the
bank In Lincoln, bow I that speck of
Ink on ft w k of paper in a New York
bank blok going to help it pay it debt?
A TIIKKATKMKI) 1'AHIO,
Th wrath of the bankers is being
toured upon this writer's bead in unmeas
ured quantities again. It is because he
wrottaa article wbfub closed with these
words. "Tba bonk report liows that
the conditions that produee panic I
already here." Tb article was written
some week ago. The various mega
sines published by the bankers have since
come to hand and prove iteyond dispute
that the statement was correct. This is
tbe history of the affair;
When the crops began to move, tbe
banker In the west and the south be
gan to call on the New York banks for
their "legal reserves" whleh ire sup
posed to be in the New York bauks,
Hut the money wasn't there Immediate
euHK'UHiou stared every bunker In New
York in the flic. Even clearing house
certificates would not snvo them this
time, for the dernnnd wits for money to
move the crops and It had to be money.
Ibiuk credit wouldu't (ill the bill at all.
A mad rush was made to Washington
to help them out. The bankers always
have a eympathetlo triend in the govern
ment at Washington. That Is wbr
hey poy their money Into the republi
can campaign fund. There was $300,
000,000 cash balance in tbe treasury,
Tba banker wanted it and must have
it or suspend pvyment at every bank
counter In New York. McKinley and
(Inge said: "That is all right you can
have the money. We wont charge j on
any Interest lor It either. Hut w will
have to fix some way an that It will not
hav the appearance ol tb violation ol
law, Tboe bauks that ar government
depositories can have that they wnut
iliiuul any difiUultv."
Hut there was a long drawn out bow
from tb banker wboe bank aer not
government demUor(e, They wanted
some of tbo million, without ialrri
just a badly tbsntber bllow. Th. Ir
bank, tbey ll, must hav It or tbey
would go up tb flame, and II tbey did.
ib ptber won'd rum tantHJi; attr
l beat, To aeeojtntntat tbt else
basket "tewporaty ib poeitorW wr
Ulated. Thee ol lbee,b-Mlortea
wer bwate-l it Nebraska. Tbe reaatt ol
It alt was Ibat aboi ;)0,ixm imm)
wer given oat ti tb basket wttkoa
lstetwt wbU b bad bn tl. eat ol tb
p opl ad tbef ar loaaisg It a4
ttetle itM tkele wt.'Set broai
Koj ta tea per t ett aa It a4
latitg it 4w ia tb) fxwke.
TbMidealtaa tb Nile big b
lb baskeew tba eif aitsl ba.
anie a4 w t4 1- tbgrt laaa
4al -ttU la wHm at
, tie wat
rt.uti u tk.
bse, emit l tb tb l'MWr
wist "TV ar aletftdf Ukl tt
if' f tat lb 8 r t bat.!,
bt tb mm tlt bab bwt4 by
ksrama tb l wbtata try hmJbm
UlH.w liel iieM,1
Tkta4iMa.f-t tbtN.a kU aad
t44 atbrtftfMMi bi4i4
vttlbti 4 la tb tbl.t
rlf4,U .bakket la tb MHiaieg
sentence taken from page 790 of tbe
issue of October lOcb: "There is no
doubt that the distribution of public
deposit among a large number of banks
bas had an important f ffect in prevent
ing a real money stringency.'
TUB TABirr DOOMBD,
Marshall Field, one of the millionaire
republican leaders of Chicago has just
ret or ned from a trip to Europe, Are
porter of the Chicngo Record interviewed
him upon bis arrival. The following is
part of the interview as it appeared in
"How Is the Dlneley tariff law regard
ed abroirt7" Mr, Field was aeked.
"A It Is at home by all who know
anything abone it," he replied emphat
ically, "that i to eav, a a flat failure
from both a political and economic
For several months hints hav been
frequently given of the Intention of the
leaders of tbe republican party to aban
don their high tariff theories and adopt
the English system, They have made a
successful flop from the position of ad
vocating tb "coinage of both metols
without discrimination against either,"
to tb Advocacy of the "single gold
standard," and why should tbey not
muke another? If the leaders conclude
to do It, tbe whole .' troop of republican
papers in this state will next year be
howling fur free trad and declaring
that they bud never don anything else I
In all their lives but bowl for It. Then
the Ignorant, most of whom can b
found In the republican ranks, will put
into prnctice the declaration of John L,
Webster, who said he would vote for
Hartley if he were the candidate of the
republican party, would I In up and add
their voices to the cry for free trad and
war taxes for all time to com. A large
part of the republican voter are just
that kind of men. Tbey never think,
they never reud,they never reason. They
ust "vota 'er straight" and then brag
about it, .
THE UUMMOM SOIIOOI.U,
Voters should not forget that wher
ever th republican party has been in
ndlspured control forth last ten years
he common school bas gone into deca
dence, In th cities where millionaires
have been tbe thickest, there bave the
common schools suffered the most. When
he schools opened this fall in New York
city, thousands and thousands of chil
dren wer sent back to their bom and
refused admittance for want of room.
n Minneapolis and Ht. Paul tbe school
year has been cut down and the teach
ers wages reduced, Boston ba don the
same thing. In Philadelphia thousands
of children are so ragged and shoeless
that tbey could not attend school even
there were schools for them to attend.
Bo it I everywhere that republicans
have ruled. On th other band, where
tbe populist hav bad control, the
schools bave flourished. It is the boast
of Governor Leedy of Kansas that every
child in that state is provided with a
free education. In Nebraska the die
buroement to common schools has been
doubled since tb populists came into
power. The moral to this is: "If you
ve your children and want to see them
ducated, vote the populist ticket." lie
emblem Is the cottage home.
tiik ma HI KALI NO.
A great deal of stealing has been done
n Nebraska by the republican party
something over a million of dollars all
old but that Is a bigatelle to what
he party has stolen from the citizens of
this state throuuh tbe national govern
ment at Washington. That bond deal,
that overtaxation which bas resulted in
piling up up In the bankers vaults if
over 800,0o0,000, and the Interest
which the bankers ar getting out of It
y loaning it back to the ieople will re.
suit lu a steal of over $40i,000,0o0 be
ore wearwdonewilblt, Theshare oltbat
steal which Nebraska will have to pav
ill amount to mor than Hartley and
all bis ron'erer ever got awav with. It
la at Washington wber tbe big stealing
is dm,. That Mng thee, the fusion
forre should le more interested fa tbe
rlertion of a Pelted Hiate senator and
member ol rouge than tbey are In
the election ol the state ticket. Thoe-
onsh work should I done In every le
(laliveitietriet Ibal w may tie ur
tbat w shall bar Alien ia tbenat to
ftgbt our battiv for a, and la every
cosgreaaUiMsl district tbal we may help
la areneH tb bo Iroai lb foatnil nf
Tom U1, tb plutitevat aad tbe hb
r. No better m aad a braver
Msbter l Ib ! ow Ofte
ever stemti imi m is
than Wat Y. Al'ea. Hua I M bles ssill
Ik Wlitk Uni a4 tb ig ia
.tify down troat tbdaai
Aautbe tl Mk II a' bM ba
iual Wa pat lat evattm. It
ee4 i W a'l tb liotw ol tb mtry
A diaaAt ewlUI V4t Pwlre aa.
kkbN I'M I belled 'IVr .Oet
a" Mail kt aslilibi Wrtwef Tb
um u m wwrt mii. swa a waJHi
atlb AA Wlkbl he a
TtrtMtbMtfb ttt Ittt a
HikbbiMt loae) lleA
U m tf WnPUncj i l aig tb
f itktta 1 irf Sa t tkl tl 14 Witawl
titb bbIWw. la a fbtw
alsaV. wf ak4 tail t b
M 4. M W4 IN ba ftbt
M'taae.l Ma t lktb
tbat wrtu .
SOHB OMAHA CONDITIONS,
Tbe Western Laborer, published at
Omaha, which is supporting Judge Hay
ward for governor and may therefor be
regarded as good authority ou tbe par
ticular brand of prosperity prevalent ia
that city bos the following remarkable
picture of conditions in Omaha today in
its last week' editorial. It ongbt to be
read all over this state. Republicans
will attempt to explain It by shouting
"real estate boom," but it wont work.
There was a real estate boom in Omaha
ten year ago. There was also a panic
Ave years ago. Hue since then Nebraska
has had three good crops and two years
of McKinley prosperity, Omaha has had
an exposition in addition and this is the
picture presenbta in that city todav by
an Omaha newspaper:
When one come to realize th situ
tion of Omaha tlna' cially be will find it
to he deplorable. Bet ween 39,000 and
40,000 parcels of real estate In this city
are advertised for sale for county and
ciiy general taxes. The amount due on
these several parcels foots uo to the
enormous sum of f 1,000,000. And
when it Is considered that the assess
ment against a large pcentage of the
city tots is more than the lot are worth
on the market, It will be seen that the
collection of these delinquent taxes Is
doubtful if not Impossible. For exam
ple, there are lots in the north vnrt of
the citv that are not worth to exceed
1100 each on which there are special
taxes to the amount of ittOO to 1400 on
each lot. As a result the owner has vir
tually abandoned th oionertv. This is
only one of many like instances: The
consequence is th city tin a vast
amount of uncollectable taxes,
FRfB SILVKIt PitOfUKdf K.
During the last flfty years the science
of politlcul economy has become so
nearly an exact science that those wjio
understand it can predict economic re
sults about as accurately as an astron
omer can foretell an eclfps of th sun or
moon, Take tbe following which was
written by Heyd in 1872:
"Tbe strong doctrinism existing in
ngland as regard gold valuation is so
blind, when the time of depression sets
n, there will b this special feature: Th
authorities of the country will refuse to
sten to tbe cause here foreshadowed,
ud every possible attempt will be made
o prove that the decline of commerce
due to all sorts of causes and irrecon
cilable matters, Tbe workman and his
strikes will be the first con run l nt.
target; then speculating and over trad
trad rig will bave their turn. . Later on
when foreign nations, unable to oayin
silver, have recrurse to protection; when
number of secondary causes develop
themselves, then many wouldbe wise
men will bave opportunity of pointing
to epeelflc reasons which in their eyes
account for the falling off of every branch
Every man who is familiar with the
arguments of the gold bag advocates.
now that tbat is as complete deecrlp-
ion of their sophistries as could be
written today and it was written two
years before silver was demonetized.
Many other economists foretold 25 and
80 years ago just what would happen if
the gold standard advocates succeeded
u their plans. It has all come to pass.
The time is not far distant when the
gold standard advocates of todav will
be looked upon with tbe some contempt
s those who derided Galileo and de-
lured "that the sun do move,"
THE ClliAN DEBT,
As predicted hitherto the sticking
point in the iieaee negotiations at Poris
as been reached and it is the assump
tion by the United States of that part of
the Spauisb bond issues secured by
mortgage upon the revenues ol Cuba.
The proceeding in tbe peace conference
are secret, but enough is known to be
sure tbat Spain's representatives insist
tbat the United States shall assume the
lebt or require th new Cuban govern
ment to assume It. As is welt known
Ibis action ol tbe Spanish commission
er i dictated by th French bondhold
er who hold thee securities. Th total
amount ol the bond ia between f 100,.
0(10,000 and 1500,000,060. A larg
part ol tbl sum waa squandered by
Hpanisb ofnVUI and wasted In jobbing
war roa tract. The whole of it is the
product o cruelty, corruption And op-
oreaaion. Tbe American eommieeioners
outrht not to wast a slug! hour la di
ruselow til tb lufanitia pmpoeitioa
tbat tbt blood money debt b vaddled
upon a igla foot ol thoil ol Aateriea.
One ia a wbli a gold ia Urd paper
nl tell lb trttb, bml lhaa eewMiow
are very rare aa I bea It doe. It i gen
erally AA laod'eM, tt Wevaf bp-
pra when tb Aioaey aieatioa I under
aldeeatkiA, A f old taadd him,
ththtday difaig tba bttai.
aea roapet ia iVria Res bea t Ia
Advltlf threw Ia lb fBwis
Imm "At pet lb rxnt h4 I
Ktm ma a'itt of tb etiy nf mwAev,
lbaeMilki BHbl It lrnalai.
lbwe)kl ama It baf Ii" la tbal
ht tb lt id lb W bob atawey
waaltttA, tlbAt4i)b4 bA Wtl.
If lA lb MMe A,ttla, AW
tAW WufcUl bAA b tt4
Tb a!b4 M T4r4Ukt
ft.f4tl! 44 tb WAINS M tht,
laki 4 tt ittyybt !
t v4 4ti,wl tatpte It M,
" I View tt I iwi wp"tJI Wal w
iait tbal It i.te-eai," Jl lb)k l
Ibat a4 eb4A ttf tb I tki b
bA 4eeiti Ibat iiy was kew
vt MkkaWy wm )t4l Frw
perity? Well, ebe is not exactly here
after all. Then go to work and help us
change this financial system so we can
all say tbat the is exactly bere. The ad
vance agent has been out here several
times but prosperity bos never put ia
an appearance even one.
'BE IT ENACTD."
J. Sterling Morton bas . got the "be-it-enacted"
again. That disease seems to
attack him about once a month with
grsat virulenc. He and Cleveland went
Into a "be-it-nactd" scheme once.
They wanted congres to causa it to "belt-enacted"
that gold bonds hould be
Issued ond offered on premium to tbat
body of 116,000,000 if it would only
put the "be-it-enacted" to their plans.
If no one could get any value from that
"be lt euacted," why did Cleveland Mor
ton and the bankers spend so much
time and put no so much money to get
it done? Why? I. "be it-enacted" at
tached to laws cannot ffeut values, why
not let congress go ahead and give the
people all the "be-it-enactede" that
tbey want? Why not? If "be-it-en-
ncted" cannot tffrct your property or
your salary, what are you making all
this fusa for? Seriously, Mr. Morton,
did it not ever occur to von Hmr vnn
had a habit of making an idiot of your
self every time you took up your pen to
write on an economic subjeoi?
IIUYAN V MEIKKLJOIIIT.
Col. liryan ha never left his post of
d aty for one moment to assist in this
campaign, In which he has perhaps, a
greater personal interest than any other
man. He went to Washington to plead
for the discbarge of some of bis sick and
disabled men, and wo taken sick him
self, Before he was fully recovered ha
was permanently ordered back. While
at Washington he was denounced by
tbe whole republican' press for neglect
ing his duty and a cry went forth that
he should remain at bis post of duty.
Hcretary Alger and assistant secre
tary Meiklejohn, both holding immensely
more important positions have left their
posts of duty and are out campaigning.
wot a word is said by a republican ed.
itor about their neglect of duty. Bryan
Is only a colonel. These men are the
very bead and supreme authority in tbe
whole war department. There waa
never anything on the face of the earth
since the days of Judas Iscariot that
equalled the bypocricy of tbe republi
J. Laurence Langhlin is making an
other desperate effort to aid bis gold
bug paymasters. He says: "In 1806,
tbe long suppressed socialistic spirit re
fused to be controlled and spread itself
over tbe Chicago platform," and he fore
tells tbat socialism will in the.near fu
ture overthrow the existing ideas of
government and property. He admits
tbat so long as tbe price delusion re
mains, doubtless some phase of tbe
money question will appear as a politi
cal issue. Laurence has dropped his old
falacies of late and bas gone to talking
about "price delusions" instead of
"silver lunatics." It will ail amount to
nothing. American citizns will not be
frightened by his socialism bogy man.
Republicans are "the queerest critters"
on earth. Tbey will fill columns trying
to prove that "value cannot be created
by law," and then they will turn right
around end declare that the nrinciDal
part of tbe wealth of the United States
was created by tbe tariff laws. They in
sist that if we had bad free trade laws
in the past instead of tariff laws, the
whole country would now be in tbe
depth of poverty. Not a day passes
now tbat tbey do not declare tbat the
Wilson bill destroyed values, and that
tbe Dingley law has added untold mil
lions to tbe weultb of this country. In
almost any republican naper can be
found tbe two statements value cannot
be created by law aud the Dingley bill
bas added million to th wealth ol tb
Tli ditouim ute prtMM-nled to th court
when Senator Quay was bound over
Irav little hop lor tb escape ol tb
great republican boas. In A little waile
the repubhrAB will bave an entirely
new e of leader, both Mat and na
tional, lor most ol tb oid one will bw
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4uwr rwwived a majority wl rpAbliA
votes la lb )! rvpaMtetin biltnr.
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