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About The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899 | View Entire Issue (March 3, 1898)
Homemade Low Wagon..
The accompanying illustrations, sup
plied by J. L. Newcomer To the Orange
Judd Farmer, represents a farmer's
wagon, which can be niade at home.
The wheels are from a binder truck.
In the first picture, a a are beams 12
feet long and 2x15! Inches, bb 4 fee long
and 2x6'3 Inches; the axles are 2 feet
from each end. The middle crosspieee
UNDER PART OR WAGON.
d is 2 feet back of the front bolster.
The front axle is 4x4 inches and is 24
feet long measured inside the wheels.
The height of the frame resting on the
"bolsters is 15 inches. The king bolt is
20Vj inches long and goes through the
bolsrer and axie at e and is kept in
place by means of a key. The short
piece of iron h is bolted to the cross
piece d and attached to the iron g. The
side boards can be taken off at will,
which leaves i.he top perfectly fiat.
These are 10 feet 7 inches lor.g on h"
side and 12 inches high. The end
boards are 4 feet 4 inches long with 2
Ifleb slats nailed on to keep ihem up
right. In Fix. 2, e is the sideboard, f
the end board, g the side Is-am. d the
cross beam, h the back axle and c the
tongue. This wagon cost me $3, be
side my own work, and I did nil of It
except the blaeksmlthing. Every man
who has a fair set of tools can build
SIDE VIEW or WAOilX.
this. It la very useful in hauling corn
fodd; ;, manure, stone or almost any
thing -Ml the farm. Tin' front aie is
mad-- short so that dc-re is less diffi
culty in turning.
A Farm Si inboard.
As a means by which the farmer may
make known his wants to his neigh
bors and those who pass his place the j
editor of the Michigan Farmer recom-
mends a farm signboard of planed and
matt-bet lumber Mirroimded by a mold
ing, with the name of the farm and its
owner painted in large white letters on
black background at the top, and with
Its lower parr painted with black paint
and liquid slating for using crayons in
advertising what you want to buy, pro
cure or dispose of. The aecornpariy-
F clptx 1
rive y?v Milch Cow&
CO JJuf (Mts.
ing sample signboard Illustrates the
Idea better than columns of verbal de
scription. Wintering Plants in Cellar.
Plants are placed in the cellar to
rest, not to grow. Nothing Is more
harmful to them when thus stored
away than water, and It should never
be given unless to keep the soil from
becoming dust dry. In early spring, if
the buds on the plants are seen to be
starting a little, do not give water,
which would only favor their growth,
but keep as dry and cool as possible,
until Mme to take them out of the cel
lar. Vlck'g Magazine.
Cnre tor Horse's Cold.
When a horse has contracted a slight
cold, almply producing a hacking
coogh, due to a t'ckllng In the throat,
a tablespoonful of the following pow
der will generally g!& relief: Powder
ed chlorate of potash, one-ha if pound;
pow dared aqullla and licorice root, of
each twooacea, and granulated sugar,
m pan ad; nrlx well all together.
Bmm wUl generally lick this If
trwa lat the feed box. If they do
DM, pvt little dry wheat bran or
decpad (Md 0Mn three tlraea per
1 .. w
day. If thin does not relieve, apply, t
stimulating liniment along the wind
pipe and upon the gland of the throat,
One composed of aqua ammonia, out
ounce, olive oil, four ounces, Is a good
one. Stockman and Farmer.
Mistakes in Strawberry Crowing.
I'lanting too closely.
Growing small berries.
Planting too many varieties.
Using dirty, second-hand boxes.
Not cutting strawberry runners each
Placing too high an estimate on prob
Not keeping close watch on the leaJ
Using newly turned sod for strawber
Allowing the small berries to go to
Not finely pulverizing the soil before
Not studying and watching the need
of the market.
Not taking two or three good horti
Not cultivating at least once per week
Employing pickers who do too much
talking while at work.
Not tfcing strictly honest In the meas
uring and grading of berries.
Allowing too many runners to grow
when it is intended to grow the fruit.
For the Ice Murveat.
Farmers are more and more coming
around to the plan of putting in a Rum
mer's supply of Ice during the winter
season. The cut shows a very conve
nient way of loading the ice from the
water directly upon the sled. The lever
picks up a cake and swings it around
upon the sled platform. Such a rig can
be fitted up in half an hour, and will
POK H A v M.J NO ICE.
be found a -.ery easy and expeditions
method of gat hi-ring lee. New Engr.
The first requisites of a -rood driver
are a cool head, a watchful and a ready
finger, with a quick understanding of
the needs and requirements of his
horse, says t.iur Animal Friends. He
must also Is- ready to detect any ob
ject by tiie roadside that vvuld tie like
ly to annoy the horse, and to compre
hend iu a glance the character of the
road that !: ahead of him. No quick
;mpere.. loud-voiced man cau expect
to hai a quiet, obedient horse, and the
undue haste of the Impatient driver r
i-orreet what seems to him mislebav!oE
is one of tin).- reasons why so many J
horses are dangerou to drive. Mucb j
of the abuse, however, to which the J
horse U subjected arises more from ig.'j
riorr' lif e ;ilwl f ;l reiew-m-x iiciti frrcn I
wanton mi'-py. Few person, give
jiroper atten; ;,.,-i to the details of driv
ing, forgetting that it is attention to de
tail which makes' the difference be
t .veen the expert Oliver and the un
skilled. The Cot of an Kick
The cost of an egg In the Eastern
States Is estimated at one cent, but this
depends on the prices of grain. If
meat, milk, cut Isme, chopped clover
and cooked potatoes are given, the cost
wiii be less; not be-aue the meat can
be purchased at less t:ian the grain, but
because the feeding of a variety and a
balanced ration will induce the hens to
lay more eggs. The greater I'm: u um
ber of eggs laid the lower the cost pro
protiouately, ami it is possible to pro
duce eggs at a cost of only haJf a cent
each. P. II. Jacobs, in Farm and Fire
side. targe Fruit Tree.
If the tree agent has a lot of large
trees '"that will bear fruit sooner," and
he asks only a littie more for them
than for nice threeyear trees six or
eight feet high, don't buy them. Such
trees are slower to begin growth and
slower to grow, and rarely prove sat
Involution of the 1'each.
The peach was originally a poisoned
almond. Ps fruity parts were used to
poison arrows ami for that purpose
were Introduced Into Persia. Trans
plantation and cultivation have not
only removed Its poisonous quaJitles,
but turned it Into the delicious fruit we
Purchase bran and oil meal to feed
with the straw.
A good dairy cow Is always a hearty
eater and drinker.
It is a safe plan to apply all manure
on a plowed surface.
' Fences on the farm are like a tax
they musrt be kept up,
The old-time grasses hold their own
against all newcomers.
The successful farmer now must be
a wide-awake business man.
Plan to grow as far as possible all
of the grain grown on the farm.
The advantage la grinding feed de
pends largely upon how It Is fed.
1 Do the most of the farm work with
good brood mares or growing coha.
When the bogs begin to bed close to
gether Is the time to look for lice.
During the winter comfort la an Im
portant Item In securing a good rain.
Buying stock and then buying feed
to feed them rarely proves profitable.
A calf will never get over the effects
of being stunted during Ma Irat Wl
RECORD OF POPULISM.
SOME GRATIFYING RESULTS OF
Two Htrona Populist States Deserve
Congratulation 011 the showing Made
Kvi.l.iice in the I.sttimer Masnacre
tshow-i Need of a Vt hulehtile Haii-flair
Tiie l.tfect of PopoHnm.
Kansas and Nebraska are the two
States iu which Populism Itas been
tried to the greatest extent, and as a
result they are the strongest Populist
States in the I tiion. The record of the
party in Kansas is well understood br
readers of the Advocate and News, but
the spletid'd record of the Nebraska
P'pulisr ndmiuMratS'.n l.ae tot been
frequently referred to, Whesi State
Trea urer Meerve tok clur-'P, one
year ago, he found a def.-ij-.i-ion on
the part of his prilv-.or of S-7,'i,r.'i',
and the trea-nry ett.pty and warrants
passing at alsuir. cents, a u.M-ount
of 7 per cent. This was certainly an
unfavorable condition to begin on. At
the end of the first fiscal year lie had
registered $ I. o21, ().".:!, compared with
$l,G24,n2o during the responding
preceding year of bis predecessor's
term. Slr;.-t and absolute economy on
his part and on that of his associates
in .State offices atl In the Legislature
brought about a reduction of $;X2.!.x;7.
This is just what any sane busluts
man would do in his private affairs, and
these Popuiist t.r!i--ers introduced sane
methods into pub!;- affairs. State war
rants were jiaid promptly and honest
ly as fast as money was received and
they soon rose In price until they now
bring a premium of three-fourths of 1
per cent., where they had previously
been discounted at 7 per c-"f. Then,
Instead of allowing these warrants to
be hawked almut, the treasurer bought
all that could be obtained with money
from the school fund, thus securing 10
the State the interest on them. His
j-ii-,)eees had allowed this school
t.e-uey to iie !:i ; inks where a little
interest w as .ill to the State. This
evidence of business sanity brought
g-.md fruit, as the interest: derived from
the seh'xd fund for distribution the
schools amounted to T'M'M. v. hiie the
average f.rr the previous yenrs had
been but t''i.-'Ci. lie also manigod
rhlugs so that he paid $74K'15 of the
public deu;. A ye-iir or two of such
management will put Nebraska on her
feet tiuajici-"lly. Instead of pui'ing
that Stats and ruining her cred
it, the PojvliKt officers hare given the
Stale a good 1 itue and have shown
their ability and disposition to givr the
public good, economical business like
service Nebraska should b congratu
lated for the selection of surh efheient
officers. Topcha News.
A Case fnr l(etribntir.n.
If the newspaper accounts of the Lat
tiiuer killings continue to be corrobor
a . -i by 1 he evidence. Pennsylvania
xi. eds a i bole . .lie hanging a badly as
a eommuoiiy oei needed aaythSng in
tiiis world. Jnurdi-r acvr walked In
rcore revolting fc.no. We do 'lot pr
judge litis case. We know evidence
has t -en Jtitro.'ueed which Uained le
gal cunning v. ill obscure it;ci juggW
out of its ijic.i tiing. J!ut If certain
tilings which tho district attorney rfe
rrlarcs lie is ab'e to prove, can be proved,
the law does tot provide peuatty too
harsh for their punishment.
Here are sou-t of them: The strik
ers cut liu.ini.ed. The deputies tired
for five luiniit- - One of the unarmed
men was shot live times in the head to
make murder more sure. The sheriff
seiz i a man wle arm had previously
been broken by a deputy, t,3e sheriff s
pistol went olT and the man dropped
dead. Ilefore these crimes, one deputy
said: "1 hope 1 vtli) drop s.i." Aa
'iiier said: "I don't see what the
sheriff means by taking us around all
day without a chance to tdioot these
The deputies ere not o:iy thorough
ly lmbuM with the spirit 01 the wofk
ahead of tlietn. They were enthusias
tic over It. If these assertions are true,
the utmost vugeanee of Uic Jaw Is
needed to defend the lives of free men
from hire.!, armed, and orgnnisM-d sit
sassins. If these assertion- are true,
the govern nent of Pennsylvania Is
government at thntw carried on by
means of murder.
The State of Pennsylvania has al
ready acquired an evil fame. It Is s
State Iu which criminal corporations
have so long perverted government and
have so long wielded the powers of ma
lignant tyranny that It more nearly re
sembles some despotic medieval duclif
than a free American commonwealth.
The nation will be curiou to note
whether Pennsylvania Is going to hanif
Its man-slayers, or guarantee protec
tion to murder as long as It Is commit
ted In the interests of Incorporated
wealth. Chicago Journal.
Several new trusts were reported dur
Ing December by the New York Jour
nal of Commerce. The or.a i .atloii of
the milk trust, known at the Farm
and Dairy Product OomiHny, with a
capital of J15,0Or),0iO, Is being perfect
ed. and It Is said that they will deal In
butter as well as milk and seek to con
trol the Eastern market.
Ten of the largest paper mills are to
combine and a capital of $fiO,(XJO,000 Is
under contemplation, details as to the
valuations they will accept for their
respective properties not having yet
The thirteen mwhndeti oil plants of
the Atlantic const are in process of
uniting, and three of the seven direc
tors of the new company will be En
glishmen. A machine has been Invent-.
ml which extracts more oil at a less
cost, and this Invention Is controlled by
the new company, which will be known
as the American Fisheries Company.
The annual product of Uic neuhaden
rompin! a mounts to about $S,OTO,non.
It Is said that the new company will
be In a better position to prevent the
passage of legislation and the enforce
ment of laws for the protection of the
f-mall fish which are used as an edible
The sewer-pipe manufacturers have
virtually reached an agreement, and a
pool Is to I formed with a central sell
The American Cotton Growers' Pro
tective Association has under consid
eration a plan for the reduction of cot
ton acreage. President Lane, who fa
vors it. declared: "Cotton to-day is sell
'tig at ! "-s than 5 cents, ami this means
l' cents a day for ihe labor of the man
who Is d,.-ti!ictively the cotton grow
er," The various establishments In the
raisin s.-..!lng industry, an Indtr-ttry
which l...s exi-ted but four years, are
to comiiine. New York dealers in mac
aroni are attempting to form a trust.
IJeattttb.'Ie an attempted trust, the
Heri-ioc H;,j Marvin Company, form
ed by a combination of ihe three
larg-t f aff., manufacturers, has failed,
and a receiver has been appointed.
The American Biscuit Company,
which now owns forty factories, ex
pects to h- able to secure the co-ojH'ra-tSon
of the outside factories and a com
pany with a capital of $S5,0u0,0OU is
projected.- New Time.
AYliere Io the People Come Iu?
The masquerading of golubug con
ferences and manipulating bankers, in
all their learned chatter about sound
currency, scientific banking, national
honor, money goxl in every part of the
world, and the like, leaves out of con
sideration the great mass of the Amer
ican people. The maskers want the
government to issue gold bonds, upon
wblch gold Inter.-st must be paid semi
annually to buy up and retire Sherman
notci), greenbacks, silver certificates
anil silver dollars, without even at
tempting !o prove that the bank money
they pro;,,se to Issue In the place of
the government money to be retired
would be better money than the money
which Is now issued directly by the
United States. The government pays
no interest on the money which these
manipulators propose to retire, but
would be co!i:js-l!.-.l to pay a very large
interest on this bank money. The kind
nf bank money which they propose to
substitute for governtii'nt money they
do not accurately describe. Most of
thetii want the government to issue the
money the same as ft now does, and
give It to the banks, and allow the
batiks to loan it to the public, and at
the same time pay the banks interest
on the gold bonds which are issued to
buy up the govern tieut money. If Ibere
is anything In this buggery muggery
g.a me but donations to the banks, not
only of cash direct, but of a grant of
power to expand and contract the cur
rency lu aid of Wall street sjecuia
tlons, the people ought fo I. now ft.
We have followed the statements of
i, age, Faireb'lds. Edmunds. Taylor and
others, before the coumiittee on bank
ing and currency of the House, of Ttep
reseni.ttiv.s, and we are sorry to say
that !u e;ery statement of all these
learned savants we find that they pro
pose 10 give the turkey to the batiks
a tid the crow to the people, or, if the
people prefer, to give the crow to the
people and the turkey to the banks.
If tie-re is anything else In the drivel
ing hearings before the committee on
banking and currency than a thin
veneertng of bankers' gteed, we would
like to know it. Silver Knight-Watchman.
Sena'or Wolcott thinks the President
is a bimetallist, and sometimes the
President thinks so, too. P.ut, evident
ly, Uv,h (Jf these distinguished states
men are mistaken.
In appointing Ceorge K. Kolwrts di
rector of the mint to nicctcd It. E. Pres
ton, McKiuh y proves that he is a gold
iiiouomotallist of the most pronounced
character, ft was a difficult task to
find a more bitter foe to silver thai
Pt-ston, but Roberts was discovered,
and he hates sliver with a tatred wh'ch
Is as fire to water when compared to
Iu giving the reasons why Itoberts
was appointed, a gold advocating editor
says: "Ills answer to Coin and several
of the smaller essays were called to the
attention of the President, who read
them with Intense luterettt during the
campaign. Recently vvheu he decided
to apK!nt a succes-ior to IMrector Pres
ton, he recalled the work done by Rob
erts and had copies of trie book fur
nished him anew."
Roberts is "-firmly committed to the
gold standard," says the authority
above quoted, "and his books and es
says show him to 1 In thorough accord
with the President on this question."
As the newly-appointed director of the
mint is a professional writer, the coun
try may expect an enia-rge-l liwrory
output from the mint.
Senator Wolcott ought fo go Into ct
ceutlve seslon and reco.tslder his tes
timonial as to the bimetallism of Ihe
President. Chicago Dispatch.
The Kiaht Will Triumph.
Oov. John It. Rogers says In the
Arena: Wise and determined Hction
will prevent all appeal to arms; while
the cry of submission to English mon
ey lord, heard from our modern torles,
If acquiesced In. will surely bring a
bloody struggle whenever the people
fully comiweheiwl the fact that In this
way freedom and Its opportunities have
been bartered away.
The conflict betwevn manhood and
mammon, which, although as old as
history, took on a more pronounced
phase In 1873, has now In Its present
form been before the people of this
country for near a quarter of a cen
tury. The time of decisive action ap
proaches, and everybody knows It
Klther the people are to regain the old
freedom of opportunity enjoyed In the
emrUsr years of the republic, or tbsy
are to sink lower and lower In the so
cial scale. The struggle Is of moral
rife-tit and moral worth against the
power of money. It has been aptly de
scribed as the fight of the Almighty
dollar against Almighty God. This Is
the truth. Cowards and flme-serven
will deny It, but they cannot prevent
It. Nothing can prevent It. And the
ultimate outcome Is not doubtful. Tht
right will triumph.
If the dealers in money are best fit
ted to control the laws with regard to
our money system, why not carry the
principle still further? For example,
let the Ini'totters fix the duty on lm
isirts; let the brewers and distillers fix
the internal revenue taxes; let the great
railroad corporations dictate the laws
providing for the condemnation of pri
vate land for the right of way; let the
saloonkeepers make the regulations for
selling liquor on Sunday in cities, and
let the popeo system of the cities be
turned over to the sole conirol of those
classes whose misfortune it Is to In- in
the conflict with the laws. We might
go still further and let every offender
of the law lie judged, not, by; a magis
trate, but by the shyster lawyer to
whom he may be able to pay a trifling
fee. All lliese Innovations would be
In strict accordance with the policy of
allowing th bankers to dictate our
laws relating to the money system of
May Hreed Good Rrsnlt-i.
The results which the senatorial elec
tion In Ohio has thus far had, Inspire
tiie ls-lief in certain minds that popu
lar election of members of the upper
house of Congress will be hastened
thereby. Our own opinion Is quite tht
contrary. The debauchery and corrup
tion Inseparable from the present sys
tem of choosing United States Senators
merely recommend It to the exploiter!
of the eople. The men who run our
political machines know that as long
as the present senatorial election sys
tem prevails they can hope to retain
control of the Senate. Allow the peo
ple to elect the Senators and there Is a
possibility that men of the Hanna type
may ie defeated. Consequently, th
financiers a 'id the corporations will In
sist upon t'.e maintenance of things as
they are. The more corrupt and de
basing an institution Is, the more like
ly It is to survive among us. Twen
Will He Hrnrd I.aUr.
Advocates of silver were refused a
hearing by the House Committee on
Hanking and Currency, which is coa
sklerlng tiie Cage bill and the fttlmina
Hon of the Indiana)!! gold -ornmls-s'on.
The committee had already made
up Its mind to rejsirt a bill "commit
ting the country more thoroughly to th
gold standard," and turning tiie gov
ernment out of the governing business,
and conferring upon the people the In
estimable blessing of being ruled by
the banks and money jrfiwer. So be !L
The people will be heard from later.
A ti Object !,eton.
In IMsl the lepartmeiit of the In
terior paid the pelt Telephone Com.
patty an average incbidirig salary of
woman operator- of IT. to each 'phone.
The department put In a system of Its
own, 110 iiui-s connecting scattered
buildings in Washington, and the cost
to the department now (Including extra
electrician and help) Is only 110.2," per
'phone. Still tiie capitalists t-H us
there is no economy Is public ownership.-
Reform I'retm Com mrnt.
It Is beginning to dawn uiou Mark
II anna that he is not the "wholo
thing;" that "there are others." Grand
Tell us the difference Is-tween Cleve
land's hard time and panics and Mc
Klnley's prosperity and reduction In
wages. Sliver Knight-Watchman.
Owing to tiie Increase of child labor
Iu New York State, Die percentage of
children attending the public schools
has fallen from 7(!.n of the school pop
ulation In 1S51 tof)7.H In 18!il.
Money cannot buy honor In the ad
ministration of public affairs as long
as the administration of public affairs
Is for the secure division of the dishon
orably gotten ijlls of labor. 'Die Peo
The percentage of bank failures to
all bunks was l.isi In lSlx", before "eon
lldeiyte" was restored and In, the ab
sence of "General Prosperity," but af
ter "confidence" and "Ue... ra! Prosper
ity" were fairly Installed in 1SU7 Ihe
percentage increased to 1.25. Han
An American woman In S)ain tells
this story In the Independent: "Bur
guerte is near one of tba mountain
passes leading Into Prance, and from
Its situation Is liable to visits from
various orders of tramps anxious to
avoid the customs houses along the reg
ular route. One of these gentry hap
pening to pass through the village tne
day a certain theft had been ripor!ed
was arretd on suspicion and whipped
severely to force a confession. As
msthlng but a denial could be wrung
from him, another vagrant was arrest
ed snd subjected to the same treat
ment, with the same result. It was
eventually discovered that a small boy,
hidden Is-hlnd the church tower, had
been the culprit. There was no redress
for the men; they expected none, and
would have been incredulous If lold
they were entitled to sny. Auiazed at
the Jndlffereuee with which this act of
tyranny was received, I expressed my
iwn indignation. 'What would you 7
was the reply, with a gesture Intended
to throw the responsibility of the act
ujiou the world at lorgc. They are
worthlees fellows; doubtless they hare
done other evil deeds If not tMa one.' "
Don't be visionary. It's foolish to
plant sunflower seeds with the expecta
tion of ralel ng re nbowa.
Miinr; unit A arlcult lire.
Just at the time when the world's
opulAtioii of bread eat.rs began to
vertake the I tier- 11-e in th wheat are
. h!.-h had tak-n place la Ihe decade
'tiding with l.sso, Indian exports to
Europe, Mimiibtcd by the depreciated
;oi.I value of the rupee?, suddenly and
They rove from about four million
)itnes in I'-" to over itiirty-seven
toiiioiis in iss-j, 3Dd In l-l. in spite of
1 gn-at fail In the gold value of wheat,
hey eve, ,.,,.,J thirty-nine m'lliou bush
i I. is vn-t increase was rendered
to-lile only l-y tin Ih.iius to the ex-,ot-:er
iiffoi-ded by the great difference
et.-.n tie gold price and ihe rupeu
),-iee of w heal.
The later remained steady, while the
Vrn.er fed greatly, so that Indian
routTs were j-it'sti'-d, while shippers
!on!d Ju-t carry on the trade In contte-jii.-iice
of the !iictva-d number Of
upet-s which tlicy could purchase for
saeli gold sovereign.
The eMris continued heavy up to
l:v-7, tthcii they reached nenrily forty
two milpoii bushels; but in that year
;he jjold premium on the Argentine pa-,,.-r
rii:rein-y unade Inconvertible-In
l-ss-oi had 1 gun to tell, the wheat area
at.Idiv Increased, and the exports
jtrew to suet, an extent a few years
Jiter that the gold pri. of wheat fell
too low to afford a satisfactory bonus
u Indian wheat.
It Is quite clear (hat the ryots will
aot grow w heat for export at a reduced
price In rupee., and it w hs only In 1891,
hen the j..id price rose for a time. In
consequence of the short crop In
France and the Russian famine lK-fori
the Immensity of the American crop
was recognized), that Indian wheat ex
ports became heavy orn-o more.
Put India, apart from famine years,
is preiired to k p ihe price of wheat
lu F.iirn) low; for, uiietieer there Is
a moderate advance iti prices ruinous
to Fiiropeiiii grower, the export bonus
becomes sufficient tn enable shlppvTO to
;lut the markets of Europe with Indian
Arg'ntlne, however, with the enor
mous gold premium on !:t currency,
was iib'e, without material help from
Ind'a. to export enough wheat to keep
the iiir.rii.-ts of tiie v.orid constantly
Slutted from 1M1 to 1MM, ktclu.five,
snd oniy a liad harvest In and dev-st.-itioii
of her crops by locusts in IS'SI
prevented j,w from contiuuiiij tb
lu ls7 r.-.-e-':.:i c.tiM.rted a little
over a million bushels of wheat, and In
I '" tic quantity eXccoUd s'xty mill
ion bti-iodn. her wheat area havlns?
b en trebled In lio- im-sniiitie, X
The evidence bnmght before tbs
com mission ei.-uriy demons-lratcs that
this i'i-,it expansion In wheat produc
tion for export was rendered possible
oniy hy ihe gold prein'uui, which coun
teracted the fail in the gold price of
f-ul.stlliileM for Money.
He It remembered by aU men every-wie-re,
there Is but one reason for using
cr.sllt as a substitute for money-It Is
Cheaper, IV-dli as a tool of coiiimetrcs
costs th:,n onc-bfticth part as
mucb a.s jold and silver.
A circulating credit bam-d on tbs
wealth, integrity and authority of all
tin people hm sound ami honest as
Ihe bonds of said people, for the basil
Is the same. Such a cr. dlt currency
we now have to the amount o(
Ties legal tender, national credit,
thai 1ms lioliu duly as litouey for t!)
prist thirty years to the entire satisfac
tion of nine-tenths of the people, is now
belli-,- (H-t upon ami hawked at by tb
hjnest l?J money credit seller who
wants to put his skin game substltut
In IU place.
There Is money In It; yes. a dozen
millions a year net profit In Interest
alone for the honest money patriots (?)
who are suffering for the opportunity
to lake upon themselves the bunb-n ol
maintaining this credit currency at a
pirlty with gold. They would rellevs
the govei-uiin-M of the danger of ths
W ho at any time has ever "worked"
the endless chain except these name
brassy, arrogant Pharisees now making
their phylacteries so broad 7 Like tbs
horse leis-b's daughter, these people art
not at!sfll. They would have n ab
solute, complete monopoly of all forms
of currency ami substliutt for money,
to the sole end Uiut their profit), l in,
creased at Hie expense of the people.
There Is not a grain of patriotism noj'
tn atom of common honesty in tin
w hole scheme as outlined by Secretary
Csge and Indorsed by the President
Hth (lold snd PHrer.
The supply of money from earMesi
times was co-extenolve with and de
pendent upon the supply of gold and
sliver; when these were abundant com-lie-ice
thrived; when they were want
Ing commerce was crippled and Hgrl
culluce bvugulshed. With the discovery
of the new world began a new epoch.
Throughout the last half of the six-to-iiih
century and the whole of the
seventeenth and eighteenth cewuTies,
money supply rapidly !wreaed,
prices more thtin quadrupled, com
merce I increased ss never before and
civilization look on a new life.
Together through all die ages of civ
ilization the two ineials, silver and
gold, js-rforiiws ihe work of money,
sinl together constituted lbe world's
standard of value. Thousands of pfecse
of lsth metals, but more of silver than
of gold, were fabricated Into money,
and with the extension of commerce
became tl art rib 11 ted to every part of the
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