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Crop and Live Stock Gains of Over a Billion
Dollars in Value.
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A Marvelous Statement by the Department of Agriculture,
Which Shows W7hy farmers Are with the
The United Suites Department of Ag
riculture hns just issued its statement of
the value of nine of the principal crops
of the United States. Comparing this
value with the value of the same crops
ill 1890 and lidding the increased value of
live stock already published, there is an
increases! gain of over one billion two
huudred million dollars.
It is the difference between prosperity
and depression between Republicanism
and Democracy.
The increase is given below:
Increase in Nine Crops $ 7 l(l,72t!,liI 7
Increase in l<i ve ' tock .. 501,441,474
Total Gain to Form
The value on the farm of the nine prin
cipal crops raised in the United States
was $719,722,017 larger this year than
in 1899
Tlie figures are supplied b.v the Depart
ment of Agriculture, those for 1900 hav
ing just been completed. The details by
crops follow:
They received nearly $104,000,000 more
money for their cotton than they did in
ISitii. This year the mills were open and
there was a demand for cotton.
American farmers received nearly S12,
(Mld.OiM) more money for their crop of
oats this year than they did in IMIMi.
They received nearly $!i»,000,000 more
money for their potatoes this year than
they did in 1S1M1. People could afford to
lmy potatoes this year, as the mills were
open and good wages were being earned.
They reeeived over $14,000,000 more
money for their hurley this year, and
barley is one of the smallest of tile sta
ple crops.
They received almost $<1,000,000 more
money for their rye crop, which is an
other of the small staples.
American farmers have also gained
over $.->00,000,000 this year in the value
of their live stock as compared with
IN!Mi. according to the Department of
Agriculture's figure*. Thu* .we hare
Increase this year, $710,7-11,017 in nine
staple crops.
Corn ...
Oete ....
75,07 1,362
1 8,204,000
102,1 $7,500
1 4,242,500
07 1,000,000
lucrenae in
1 14,301,100
4 1,038,01 I
$7 I 0,722,01 7
\meriran farmers received almost
L5,000,tH>0 more money for their wheat
_* year, nailer lieptiblieun prosperity,
than they did in IS!MI under I leiuoeratie
depression. Tills year the people run
afford to buy bread. In lMai thousands
of them were starving and begging for
The American farmers received .S.Tltl,
000,000 more money this year for their
corn crop than they did in 1806.
Increase this year, ,44-1,474 in live
1 <>t a I increase, $1 ,Ul'J,1(!7,0!tl in (arm
er's property in lllOO.
The funnel's will not throw away the
substance for the shallow. They will
vote for a continuance of Republican
prosperity as again-t a return of Demo
cratic adversity. They will vote for Mc
Kinley am! Roosevelt, They will not
vote for Bryan and Stevenson.
Shown by the Activity of Railroads
and Factories.
Tli<? increase of earnings of the South
ern and Southwestern railroad systems
of the South and Southwest is an excel
lent indication of the improvement of
business conditions in that section of the
country. The advance since 1SOU is shown
in the table below:
in August. ISfW. 1900.
Southern .$<;.584,2C.5
Southwestern .. 5,911,77(1 8,432,0(14
Total .*i2.1!m,oil
Money has loaned at lower rates of
interest; both agricultural and manufac
facturlng Interests have been stimulated
thereby; and what stimulates these inter
ests directly stimulates the business of
railroads. The out-bound shipments of
tin* raw cotton may not have been heavier
because more was used in the Southern
mills; but the out-bound shipments of
textile goods have greatly increased. Also
the in-bound shipments of the luxuries of
life have increased enormously, and this
class of freight is the best paying of all.
Opening up new markets in Cuba, I’m
to Kico and the Philippines for the pro
ducts of the South has given great addi
tional stimulus to the Southern railroads,
which, geographically considered, derive
unusual advantages front the expansion
The extent to which new factories have
been erected in the States of West \ ir
ginia. Kentucky and Virginia is shown
by the numlier of establishments started
along the line of the Norfolk and West
ern road during the past year. These in
Three new eotton mills.
• toe -ill. null.
Three knitting factories.
One pulp mill.
due eotton and linseed oil.
One coke hi product plant.
Four iron and sti-ei works.
One hosiery factory.
One Hour mill.
Two canning works.
Three peanut factories.
One furniture works.
Four wagon and buggy woiks.
One handle factor).
ttin* stave works
Three plantug mills.
Sixteen >aw mills
The future of the Smith is in devtloping
It. uiauiifiii-tiirltig interest* and there are
thousands of K-Milbern, i« who till ad)
treatise this atol who are alive to the
value- of the protective tanIT
Tii limrrN lt»r t*htl>|i|ilnaa.
Tltajr Min' l’hitn>|>lti***i »lll h<*I I# |»i
(Ptliiil li* ur »rrf» ut >l(V|i< Mill
mil l«> kiii-ii n futrfMMH
rrg'il«ti«l l»> law, h 'hi»it» #.liiiini»ii ■ • i|.
nr hmi i ‘*tnin• nit* MaiiMi, Intatiiiu
a-lm.11111 » it hunt iIKuhi it* n »f mh ia|
*>u 'fiti •» fiirilngi til ig'ligr*t»4 wm*hi|^
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vyd LIBERTY i„
Views of a Noted Jewish Publisher on
the Country's Future.
As f;ir as human judgment can fore
see -at least so it seems to the writer—
the next four years should he more pros
perous than anything this country has
ever before seen. There will he an enor
mously increased demand for our natural
prod nets, such as iron, and just now coal;
and our manufactured products are also
rapidly making their way, in certain
lines, such as agricultural implements,
tools and light vehicles, in fact whatever
it is necessary to combine lightness with
strength, we are away ahead of the rest
of tiie world, and it is only because we
have not cultivated the foreign markets
with sutlicient assiduity that wo have
given our competitors a ghost of a show.
In other lines than those mentioned
above, such as ladies* line shoes and
others that the writer could mention, we
also form a class by ourselves superior to
I lie rest of the world. These conclusions
|are drnwu from personal observations in
many countries.
A second point which ought to he
well presented is that of expansion. You
no doubt are aware of the greater or less
persecution which the .lews have under
gone in all the countries of the world, and
are still undergoing today. Therefore
one of the tilings that we desire to see
established above all others is the univer
sal principle of the right of any decent
man to go anywhere where he thinks lie
can improve his rendition and enjoy all
the rights and immunities of a native,
without being put to any disadvantage
lieenuse of his religion. There are really
only two eouutries that give this privi
lege; these are the I’nlted Stales uud
(treat Itritain.
We know that freedom for all, equality
for all, and safety and protection for all.
are guaranteed wherever the Stars and
Stripes tloat; hence we were expansion
ists from the start and will he until the
end. Wherever a country is practically
under American jurisdiction, it,is a good
tiling for that couutii : it is a good thing
for Immunity, and a thing that is so good
in mad fuil to bo a good thing for the
country itself in the end, though it may
hi costly ilt tile iH'gintlillg
These are the points which we think
ought to to* emphasised. The «|itestlotis
ought to Is' treated in the very broadest
nut; details do Uol cotiut.
f *ltl< il»lt:ll I Ohio, Sept, ll, ItkSI
Il.illruml fiir M> Klnlr),
Hi* an anil 11*<- |'h|*» IItBiih i allr
hiti lui't rltitulu thr r«Ur«.ii| *»tc tbi*
tear, ••!«■« iali» • >»»t 11 K»h*i« tin tUr
iraiu g-ing .1 I •|n ku a * ilat* ago tin
• Mn<l>*< lur, l> akfiwan «i*«l rtigiiti-rf *«••»*■
all fi.imtl in t*r * nf tut»i*«tt<* It• (••«.•an*
Hlali-ii* ttgi h* * »tn>4 l U«* !m«* arf# j|*>i
I • l* faithful ll' tmliliv it,. iu< l
** -rhing DM mg thi «« rail- >a>l fi u n l« (in
i| l\>ti!i It- i .mi at tin *a - * »l**t 4-t
I hr nhwtr i»,lr.«»4 «•»(*
tua »'*•*•«! In I mill f>tr |»r**»|* rn»
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Value Of MM
Leading Crops
i Increase In
Value of Farm
| Animals
1 $501,441,474
Total gaio tins year
. to Farmers Oy
; KepuDiicanism
j $1,212,107.01)1
Not a Political Farm, but Managed in an Able Man*
ncr, and the Place Is a Noted One in
the Countryside.
President McKinley owns a farm. A
Croat cioal huw been written nbout Mr.
Bryan's farm, but heretofore no descrip
tion of Mr. McKinley's broad expanse
of corn fields, meadows, cow pastures
and orchards, which comprise l(S2,/4 acres.
His well-kept barns, corn cribs and wag
on sheds show care and thrift. The wool
on the bucks of 200 sheep shines with
cleanliness, for McKinley's farm is n
model one and a modern one. Unlike the
famous Nebraska farm of the Democratic
candidate for President, the public
knows little about it* Two miles from
Minerva, one mile from Bayard, Ohio,
it stands on a slopinc parcel of ground
surmounted by the orchards of Baldwin
apples. The Cleveland and Pittsburg
Railroad crosses n corner of the farm and
the Hie Sandy canal courses through the
field at one side of the main road.
ealres is also an occupation. Ten tine
horses nro constantly employed. These
are all draft horses. Two hundred sheep
graze on the hillside. One season 175
sheep were sold from this place. This
shows what a good market there i« for
the wool anil mutton which collies from
the President's farm. The chickens num
ber more thim 200.
The man who lias charge of Mr. Mc
Kinley’s farm is \Y. J. Adams, formerly
of Canton, but who was raised In Penn
sylvania. He is a farmer who under
stands his business, and it is said, in the
vicinity, that there is not a more prosper
ous farm in nil that section, lie has a
half interest in everything. The fences
are all kept up and there is an appear
ance of neatness which marks hik work.
Mr. Adams lias lived on this place for
the tins' twenty years, and Mr. McKinley
is delighted with him.
The Main Barns on President McKinley's Farm.
McKinley's farm is a profitable one.
In any season when crops arc good it
yields richly. This year's potato crop
will probably aggregate 2,000 bushels.
The corn fields have been known to pro
duce as high as 3,.V)0 bushels in a single
year. Last year the meadows produced
1<H) tons of hay. The oats crop this year
aggregates some 700 bushels.
This is apple butter making time in
this section of the country. Many of the
apples on McKinley's farm, just at the
present time, are being made into apple
butter. The large orchard is an impor
tant part of McKinley’s farm. One good
year 1,700 bushels of Ha Id wins were
I gathered and as many more of other
I kinds kinds, making a total yield of noar
j Iv :j,r>0O bushels, l’art of the produce of
the farm bus been shipped to Canton
from*time to time to the McKinley home,
but-mute has ever been sent to Washing
ton. Canton is about twenty miles from
the farm.
Selling milk is one of the industries of
the farm. There are twenty-five head of
cattle. There are nine milch cows. Some
of them are blooded stock. liaising
I'h«* residence is n two-story structure,
built sixty yours ak°- If is now getting
quilo old in uppearnnct*. I t shelters eleven
rooms. Tin* porch is about the size of
M Kinky's fa moils front porch at dan
toil, otid then on to the upright part there
is n wing which is n story anil a half in
hi ght. The lawn is well kept,- and
morning glories grow upon the fences ut
one side.
Besides the house, there are six build
ings on the farm. There is the main
burn, the sheep barn, the two large wag
on sheds, the scale house and the pig pen.
The accompanying picture shows the
main barn to the right and the main
wagon shed to the left.
The McKinley farm is visited eueh
year liy people who, on passing through
that section, hear of the President’s farm
and are curious to sec what kind of a
farmer lie is. One visitor once asked for
a fence rail for a souvenir of his visit.
The Adams family has heroine used to
kodak fiends and fully realize that to re
side on the President's farm is to be, in
a sense, in the public eye.—\V. Prank
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Issues Are Now Just the Same as They
Were Four Years Ago. \
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Bryanites (let No Consolation from the Pormer President,
Whom They Claimed Was Lukewarm in the
(len. Benjamin Hnrriaon is emphntieiil i
ly for the re-election of President Me
Kinlry. lit* ailenced all statements to
the contrary by making lus views known
through the medium of an interview,
"Is it true, general, tlint you have con
sented to make some speeches ill the
campaign?” he was asked.
t ’a mpa igoIog Itttj'H Over
"No, that statement lias not I.. au
thorized by me," was Ids answer. "1
have said to everyone who lias spoken
or written to tne on tin- subject that I
could not do any more campaign work.
I began to make lb-publican speeches
the year I began to vote, and have bad
a laborious, if unimportant, part in every
campaign, State and national, since until
"In 1S!M1 T submitted myself to very
hard usage, and then made up my mind
and so said to tny friends that I would
do no more campaigning. Following tins
conclusion I declined to take a speaking
part in the campaign of lffltN. My retire
ment dates from that year, not from this.
His Work for Party.
“Few men have made more speeches
for their party than I have, and no i \
President, I tun sure, has made more.
Since I left Washington tny retirement
from all participation in party mintage
trier,t has been complete. All that i
have left toothers, and I think the) have
very generally and kindly accepted my
sense of the proprieties of the case at
least between campaigns.
“In a word, I have vacated the choir
loft and taken a scat in tin- pews v\ it It
a deep sense of gratitude to tny forbear
ing fellow countrymen."
“lint, general, it is said that you arc
not altogether in accord with your party."
As to I'orto Itico.
“Well, I have heard that my silence
was imputed by some to that cause. Now,
tin* only public utterance I have made in
criticism of tin* policies of the party was
contained in the interview, consisting of
one rather short sentence, that I gave
to the newspapers while the Porto Itico
tail was pending.
“It was. in substance, that I regarded
tiie bill as a grave departure from right
principles. I still think so, I do not
believe that the legislative power of t’oti
gress in the territories !■> absolute, and I
do believe that the revenue clause relat
ing to duties und imposts applies to Porto
In n le gal (Question.
“These views. I know, are not held by
many able lawyers. It is a legal tpies
tion—one that the political departments
iif tin* govern turn I cannot fully adjudge.
The final and eoiiti'ulllng word upon tin*
i|iicslinu i* with tln> Supreme ('mill of
the I'liited Staten (’asen involving the
<|iin*finn are, I understand, pending, and
a decision In whieli we all miMt ai ifHiesre
(•annul lie much deferred.
"I think, therefore, that voters might
to vote with a view to the right derision
of those i|iie*tion* that are directly and
finally in the eoutrol of tin President
and Congress.
Firm Against Bryan.
“The general rrnsoiix I gave hi my C.ur
negie Kail speech in IHfKI why Mi Hi'yatt
should not Im elected still hold good with
ini', His election would, I think, throw
goveiiinienlal and business affans into
"We should not aid the election of a
I ‘resident who would, admittedly, It lie
could, destroy the gold standard and oili
er things that we value even more, upon
the deceptive suggestioti that he has liccn
hound arid that the llepuldicati party'will,
after defeat, still have strength enough
to save the temple.
"It will hi1 much better not to allow the
man with destructive tendencies so much
as to lean against the pillars,
(Juntos from the Pant.
“Perhaps it will save you much trouble
it I give you. and underwrite as ol this
date, this extract from my Carnegie Kail
" 'When we have u President who be
lieves that it i« neither Ids right mu ins
duly to see flint the mail trains are not
obstructed, and that interstate commerce
lias it- frei way, irrespective of Stain
lines, and i milts Hint fear to use their
ancient and familiar wills to rest ram and
punish lawbreakers, free trade anil flee
silver wiil he appropriate accompani
ments of sip h an administration and can*
liiit add appreciably to the niitiohiil dis
tress or tlii' national dishonor.'
Prosperity In filed.
“The economic policies of the Repub
lican pmty have Inin vindicated fry the
remarkable and g> ocrnl prosperity Hint
lias ilcvelopi d dm ii . Mr. McKinley's ail
min is! rat ion siicce. ding a period of great
depression. A change of ailininisli utimi
lids fall would alniost certainly re new
eonditioi.s from which hi have so hap*
pily escaped.
“This lull dinner bucket is riot » sordid
i lllldein. It has a spiritual significance
for tlie spiritually minded. It menu*
more comfort for the wife and family,
more schooling and less work tin the
children and u margin id savings Im sule
ness and old age."
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How It Helps the Northwestern Slotk
Kaiser to Compete with Canada.
Kvery on*1 in t'uss County. S. !>., knows
.lanil's S. Lnnders of ArgusviHe, nntl lie
is pretty well known in the Siuic. lie
has lived here some twenty years, is a
most successful farmer, ami attends
elosely to his farm Intelesta. Ileing of
Kllglish deseelit, however, it Would be
natural that In- might favor free trade
ideas, but lie has evidently been studying
the effect of protection and free trade on
the furrner, and lie sends in the following
letter for publication, which is worthy
of close perusal by all.
Argliaville, Oi l.
I raino clown to Fargo to hrar the* Hon.
.1. It. Son ill a 11, nucl his speech was tlir
best argument 1 ever lirurcl on a political
topic; then* waa no gas and no wind
just solid facts.
I can give you a good illustration of his
arguments, which 1 picked up on the
train going to Fargo; it was a freight,
and on the train wus a cattle man from
Manitoba, and lie was along with lOU
head of ^ year-old steers, lie had ship
ped these from his home, eighty miles
west of Winnipeg, to lind a market in
this country. It had cost him ftkMl for
duty to enter this stock; his freight was
-.‘IMj rents |ter hundred from Neehe to
St I'nul, and then he had to rr«lli|i to
Chicago, lie had been five days on the
way when lie reac hed Fargo,
Now here is the point for my brother
farmers to study a little: This Manitoba
farmer ships his rattle from the other
able of the line to Chicago, pays heavy
duty, pays the freight, feed three times
on the way, suffers heavy shrinkage, slid
then sees a better profit at tin* end than
Ice esit get at home and after pay mg alt
these expense*.
Here is where we free trade farmer*
are blind to our «wn interests, when we
want these cattle to e«uie in free, an I if
this was allowed what would We get for
our stock? They would not be worth the
raising and we would return to beggary,
where thousands were* tcefore, unth r free
Now, I am interested in cattle, ami f
hate tievii ttit stricting starting in
raising in the Canadian N irthwead, where
you * arc raise a steer until tee- is three |
years eeht f**r a' eiit SI** b*rt w oat t an j
y«lt gel for him ttutt? lie is w orth aleout j
two cents a pound and be his |o hr a !
geeetel eiUe to bring that.
tlh Ne», | gurse I It iidt t t that, hut
I'll stay m North lywhotn and lot. for '
M* Kiwirv ** I prott 'de a |Ihnt is geHut
enough for i*o,
J t M tiff IK I A N Hilt
: to tie: took.
Only Ihmagoyucs Will Try to Incite a
Contest of Money.
I mi- in those vehicle* wlinti iiitry la
Itit- people sentiments from high places,
plain <li ilnrntieiis Unit tin present i nn*
In ver') is lint n strife hcMvicii itc part
of tin- roinlntii ity mill nliotln i 1 lu-ni it
Imiii•*ti ll that tho pom- hate tin I n li C
know that utolei the rover of tin inofs*
of tin . lipitiil within the Inst twenty
foui- hours. mining ineii sent hei e to <le
vise menus fm tin public safely anil tint
pullin' good. it Inis been viililiteil forth ns
n mutter of boast mill triliniph that olio
i-ause existed powerful enough to sup
port evi rythiiiK anil to defend eviry
tliing: ami that was tin nntniiil bulled
of ilie poor to the 1 i<-li. I premium ■ Him
uutlior of -neh sentinients to he (Uilty
of attempt iiit. a detestable f th hi I on the
community, a ilonble frinnl. u fraud
which is to ebi-at men of then ptcpcrty,
mnl out of tin earnings of theii Inhoi l y
llrst clieutiiig -them out of their'under
The nattirnl hntreil of tin- pom fi t ilia
rieh! It shall not lie until Itn last inn
nient of ni) existence that I will In In vn
tin- people i f tin- I'mtiil Slates rnpiililo
of lieiiiL' effectnslly ih Inch'll eajoleil mot
driven ii I mil t in lierils h> sinTi ah- hi inn lile
frauds us this. * * * I iiilnioinsli tho
people ngniiist tin ohjert of mill t ies like
this. I admonish eveiy imlusti ions hi
hnrer It tic miiilry te lie in In- y limit
uguiiist kUcIl a ilelllstnii I tell Inui the is to play oil Ins pass intis
a gain-1 In- llltl tests mill ti pill ml on
Inin in tin- 11111111- it liberty to innm amt
alHiet his ia.,in try a ml in tin uuun - I in
dependence to destroy I bat uid*-pt-i.«|. hi e
ninl to iiiuki I 1111 a beggar noil a sla'c.
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