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WEDNESDAY. JULY 23. ltl.
Heiiubliran tMisrfcdon:l Convention.
The republican elector- of th Third congres
sional district of Nebraska are requested to Bend
delegates from their seeral counties to meet in
convention in the city of Norfolk, on Tuesday,
August is, lsyi, at 7:30 o'clock p. in., for the pur
pose of placing in nomination a candidate for
congress from said district.
The wveral counties are entitled to represen
tation as follows, leiag bawd upon the votecat-t
for Hon. 1. M. llaymond for presidential elector
in IS.'.!, giving one deleat-at-lurK- to each
county ami one for each 11M vntt- and the ma
jority fraction thereof:
Cnnuty. Del.HVmnty. Del.
Boone 10 Merrick '
"Hurt. ... . I Nance
Cedar M Pierre.
Colfas 7, Platte 10
Cuming It Stanton 5
Dakota li Thornton rt
Dixon fcWajne 8
Knox II' Total l.5
Dated Norfolk. Nebr., June IS. Ifc'.U.
HuitT M . '- C. McNish,
Colfax county fair. Sept. 1P-22.
Htate fuirat Lincoln, Sept. 7-11.
1'latte county fair, Sept. 2."., LII. 27.
The republican plate convention will be held
at Otnaha August 22, 10 a. in.
People fctate convention at Grand Inlntid.
Wednesday, Aug. 1.1, at 10 a. m., I'latte count
entitled to 10 tlelegati, Madihon 10, Stanton 1.
Colfax 7, llntler 13. Folk 12, Merrick 7. Nance
Jloone 11, of the 751.
Chancellor Can-field has tin offer
from the state university of Ohio nt an
The Fremont Tribune says there are
surface indications that Chancellor
Canlield would not bo averse to rep
resenting this slate in the United States
Ax Englishman named Mowbray has
come over hero to "urge anarchism pure
and simple." He says he has spent nine
months in prison at Norwich for inciting
to violence, and he does not deny his
From a bushel of corn a dealer gets
four gallons of whiskv, which retails for
SIC Of this the government gets S3.G0,
thd retailer gets S7, the distiller gets S4,
the railroad gets SI, the farmer who
raised the corn gets forty cents, the con
sumer gets ten days or more in "the
cooler." New York Tribune.
Mits. W. P. Jones diea suddenly July
15 at Mt. Morris, 111., of Cholera morbus.
She was born sit Washington, Vt., Dec.
31, 1833. She graduated at Holyoke
seminary and afterwards had the degree
of M. A. conferred upon her by the
Northwestern university at Evanston,
111. In 1884 she came to Fremont with
her husband, who founded the Normal.
For a year after his death she managed
the school. For the past two or threo
years she acted as secretary for Miss
Francis Willard. Mrs. Jones had a host
of friends in Nebraska who will never
cease to cherish in memory the recollec
tion of her goodness of heart and rare
BrtVANand the younger bloods of the
democracy generally will fight the ad
ministration and its cohorts, and it
verily looks now-as though it might be
a fight "to the finish" and "without
gloves." Secretary Morton has lately
been in the stale, and whilo hero doubt
less held some consultations with his
followers as to the anti-administration
program, and how it may beat be met.
We used to hear a great deal about the
influence of the "federal brigade" dur
ing republican administrations, but that
was not a caution, at any time, to what
we may expect when the democratic
forces come together in state con von
tion and "get a gait agoin'." Collector
North must gel his brigade in trim
pretty soon if he expects to cope stie
cessfullv with Billv JJrvan.
The scientific method is coming more
in vogue in public matters- gather the
facts of the situation, find the wrongs,
and then set about in a systematic and
effective manner to remedy them. Ne
braska communities especially are get
ting aroused to their needs and are dis
cussing ways and means to supply them.
The first thing is to agree upon the
things most indispensable- the second,
of course, to concert measures to secure
the first. If the right steps are taken,
success is sure to crown efforts put
forth, and one success is almost suro to
,be followed by another and another.
Measures are something, but men must
be elected who will further the will of
the people, and not undertake to boss
the job according to their own ideas and
not in compliance of the laws of the
etale and the ordinances of their citv.
Passenger Trains Moving:.
Buttc, Mont , July 24. Passenger
trains are moving under guard of regu
lars on the Montana Union and Union
Pacific railroads. No resistance has
been offered or violence threatened by
strikers. The crews operating train"
were brought from distant divisions oi
the Union Pacific road. Northern Pa
cific employes reported for work, about
115 per cent being reinstated. It is
thought Montana Union employes will
also decide to go to work. President
Calderhead. of the local A. R. U., say
the strikers have lost on accouut of the
Noteworthy Forthrominjr Di.cu.ion.
In the forthcoming (August) number
of The Forum, there will be three strik
ing articles treating of the three recent
startling manifestations of crime the
Great Railroad Strike and its Causes;
the Assassination of Carnot; aud the
Police Revelations in New York. Dis
cussions of these subjects are grouped
under the general title, "The Sentimen
tal Dealing with Crime and its In
. crease;" and following these is a fairly
startling review of the recent world
wide increase of crime, by Mr. Henry
Charles Lea, of Philadelphia. These
make one of the most noteworthy groups
of strong and timely articles that have
ever appeared in our periodical litera
ture. Another subject that will be
treated in the August Forum by two
writers is "Laboratory Mipd-Study: the
Beginnings of a New Science." Presi
jdent" G. Stanley Hall explains why the
new psychology, or mind-study, is the
necessary and entirely revolutionary
- basic of the education of tho future; and
Professor E. W. Scripture, of Yale, sets
- forth in detail the methods of experi-
mept and training followed in his own
Jaboratory for mind-stndy.
What Abont Railroad ?
There is no doubt but the recent
troubles have aroused attention as never
before to the seriousness of the practical
railroad problem as it has appeared to
intelligent patriots these many years.
Of course the state of the country
now is a complication of the money
problem plus the railroad problem, and
both of them pulling in the same direc
tion, the effect is seen to be worse than
There is no question but the American
people, under providence, are able to
settle these questions and set them aside
so that they may get at the work which
the nation is here to accomplish.
But it does seem that, unless the pub
lic mind is at a fever heat, indifference
to anything like questions of vital in
terest is the rule. Only during danger
to the exisenceof our entire governmen
tal fabric, do the common people have
the inclination to get together and
think on their problems.
It was Gnizot who said that nations
never do right except under the com
pulsion of necessity, but this ought not
be so. Nations must learn to obey the
mental and the moral laws of God's uni
verse just the same as they try to learn
and obey the physical. Appetite and
the thing's of appetite cannot long usurp
the place of reason and conscience, and .
appetite for gold is no exception to tlie
rule. Not even for a single moment
could appetite exercise the sovereign
functions of conscience or the guiding
power of reason.
It must bo apparent to all now, that
Americans very much desire to have
their affairs settled peaceably, war is too
costly by far, and that ought to be
stifiicient for those who cannot see a
Government ownership of railroads
may be far off in the distance. Until
we fix upon a safe plan for manning
such a stupendous business without in
terfering with tho just administration
of the government, it would bo well to
suffer tho ills we have, than to Hy to
others that we know not of.
Government control, however, in a
much more extensive and intensive
manner than has ever heretofore been
exercised, must characterize the future.
Tt will not do to have repeated the
deplorable lustorvof tho past few weeks,
and to prevent it, conditions must be
changed. The interest of one is the in
terest of all. it is true, and sympathetic
strikes are inevitable consequences of
"sympathetic" combinations of capital
ists. Tho general public must see to it,
that neither violates tho lav.. As Pro
fessor Swing (who preaches some great
sermons) recently remarked, "our gov
ernment is all we have." and each citizen
and each interest must so use their own
as not to interfere with the rights of
Railroad? must bo under governmen
tal control to the extent of making
reasonable charges for passenger and
freight rates and no discrimination
against persons or communities.
The necessity for such a rule is abso
lute. There can be no qualification of
it. either. What would we think, or
what a people would we be. if our com
mon wagon roads were owned and con
trolled by private corporations: Just
think of it for a minute. Not allowed
to drive a horse or run a wagon to your
neighbor's without paying a price and a
heavy one at that! And yet here are
the railroads, almost without interfer
ence, working thoir will on the country,
on tho principle "charge all the traffic
will bear," so that no matter how much
or how little is raised, tho operators of
railroads skim the cream of the whole
This is what makes the ugliness of
the situation always the feeling of bit
terness against the roads it was so in
'77; it was so in the late struggles.
It must not continue.
"Obedience to law" is the proper prin
ciple to preach at all times whether to
combinations of workmen endeavoring
to secure their rights in order to earn
bread for their dependent ones, or to
combinations of capitalists endeavoring
to earn a big per cent on their invest
ment of money.
Tho best way is to emphasize this
principle when men's minds are not
stirred by anger.
Our laws with reference to the rail
roads, and tho decisions of the courts
upon them aro in tho main right, proper
and good for the country, if they were
enforced -first and best, by the rail
roads themselves, second, by the gov
ernment in tho interest of the general
All our evils are evils of administra
tion, and a change must be made.
Shopmen Return to Work.
Sach vmento. .July :.'$.' Over bOO men
went to work in the shop? Monday aud
1,(KI0 applications were received. The
boilers and moiildr shops were opened
for the first time since the strike.
George W. Vice, vice-president of the
A. R. U. was arrested by United States
Marshal Baldwin on charges of obstruct
ing the United States mails, conspiracy
and insurrection. Vice is a candidate
for the assembly on I lie ticket of the re
organized Democracy. He was released
on $".Hi. bonds.
Fined For I-atighiu!; at Bloomer.
Chicago, .luly -.'4. Emanuel Bug
stroiu was fined 2-'i for laughing at
bicycle bloomers. The bloomers be
longed to Mrs. .lane McCollom. Mrs.
McC'ollom was ridiiiL' a cycle in Lincoln
park. She testified that Engstrom
hooted at her and made sport of her.
Engstrom protested that he only laughed
and did not hoot a .-.ingle hoot. The
court took the prosecution's version and
filial the defendant.
llavemeyer Will Not Answer.
New Yohk. .luly 24. President Have
meyer of the sugar trust says that he
does not intend to answer the open letter
of Congressman Harter, requesting a
statement of the earnings and actual
capital of the trust and other informa
tion relating to it.
Only Three Kt'-mrted For Duty.
Chicago. July 1:4. Contrary to ex
pectation the AHpu car wheel works did
not start up at Pullman. Out of the oO
men expected to go to work, only three
reported for duty.
Seizure of an American Vessel.
Sandusky. O., July 24. The steamer
Louise was seized just east of Point
Pelee island by the Canadian revenue
cutter Petrel. The Louise is an Ameri
Embezzler Fenley Sentenced.
Ashland, Wis., Jnly 24. Judge
Barden gave Embezzler Edward Fenley,
the Democratic county clerk, a sentence
of three years aud six months in the pen
itentiary. Join the Fopulists.
Topeka, July 21. The Topeka Daily
Press, the leading fusion paper in Kan
sas in the contest two years ago, hoists
the Populist state and congressional
Miners Return to Work.
St. Lous, July 24. The coal miners
of the Belleville subdistrict, who de
serted the mines last week, returned to
work on all scale-paying mines.
Congressman Cannon Renominated
Chicago, July 21.-The Twelfth dis
trict Republican convention nominated
Hon. J. G. Cannon of Danville for con
gress by acclamation.
Negro Hanged by a Slob.
New Orleans. July 24. Vance Mc
Clure. a negro aged 23 years, was taken
from the parish jail at New Liberia and
hanged by a mob.
Killed by a C-Y ear-Old Lad.
Pittsburg, July 24.-David Wilson, 6
years old, thot and killed Nettie Lee,
colored, of the same age, at iedtown.
SCORES THE PRESIDENT
Gorman Makes a Personal At
tack on Cleveland.
HE DIS0U8SED PAETY SECEETS.
Said Carlisle Had Been Consulted at Erery
Step and That Cleveland Had Sanctioned
All That Was Done SirJaliaa Pannce
fote a Listener Conference of Party
Leaders Washington News.
Washington, July 2 L Perhaps no
more remarkable scene was ever wit
nessed in the United States senate than
that which occurred, there Monday when
for two and a half hours Senator Gor
man, the Democratic leader on the floor,
delivered his speech against the president
and in defense of the senate tariff bill.
The galleries were packed to the doors
and so great was tho interest in Gor
man's speech that the members of the
house flocked to the senate end of the
capitol and the house, being unable to
hold a quorum, adjourned.
Discussed Party Secrets.
Senator Gorman, with a frankness
that amazed those present, discussed
party secrets, opened the door to party
caucuses and flashed his searchlight into
the dark corners of party history. The
president was assailed with keenness
and vigor by the leader of his party on
the floor of the senate. He defended the
senate tariff bill and its preparation and
charged that both Carlisle aud Cleve
land were not only aware of the conces
uions made In that hill to procure its
passage through the senate, but that
Carlisle has beeu consulted at every step
and that Cleveland had sanctioned all
that was done.
Senator Gorman is a cool, easy talker,
but he gives tone and gesture a dramatic
turn that thrills the auditor. Monday
he was at his l-st. One byone he called
Senators Vest, Jones and Harris as wit
nesses to the truth of his statements.
Then, having freed himself from all re
straint, he told the inside history of the
conference over the tariff bill. He even
went back and told the secrets of the
Mills bill and the St. Louis and Chicago
platlonns and the demands made upon
the national Democratic committee by
the sugar senators in lb!"2.
Personal Attack on Cleveland.
His personal attack on the president
was full of the most sensational charac
terizations. He told how he had dared,
when other men faltered, to walk with
Cleveland through the "filth and slime
of the campaign of 18S4:" how he and
his colleagues had fought for tariff re
form "when cowards in high places
would not show their heads;" how Cleve
land had tried to "gibbet the senate be
fore the eyes of the country;" aud said
his action must bo attributed to "con
suming vanity"' an action that was
echoed bv those who "chirped when he
His references to the president created
bo much commotion in the galleries,
Eometimes of applause and sometimes of
disapproval, that the presiding officer
was obliged to repeatedly caution them
to preserve better order. He was listened
to with rapt attention throughout his
speech, a deep feeling of excitement be
ing printed on every face.
Panncefote a Listener.
Among those who listened most earn
estly was Sir Julian Panncefote, the
British minister, who was in the diplo
In conclusion Senator Gorman prac
tically warned his colleagues that on the
material points it must be the senate bill
or nothing. Senator White (Cal.) was
the only other speaker of the day. While
personally in favor of free coal and free
iron ore, he, too, declared it to be the
part of patriotism for the Democrats to
Btand together for the senate bill.
After he concluded the senate
adjourned with the situation seem
ingly in as choatic a state as ever.
Conference of Ueuiorratic Leaders.
Immediately after the adjournment of
the senate there was a conference of
Democratic leaders of that Ixxly in the
room of the committee on appropria
tions. Among those present were Sena
tors (jormau. Brice, Cockrell, Harris,
Ransom and Blackburn, comprising
most of the Democratic steering commit
tee. The senators had a long talk and
when they departed no conclusion had
been reached as to the best way out of
the present delicate position in which the
majority found themselves. The propo
sition for a caucus was discussed and
eome of the senators thought it would be
wise to have a general conference of
Democratic senators before any step was
taken. The matter of calling a caucus
was left for further consideration aud
will no doubt be discussed among other
senators and their views ascertained as
to tho advisibility of taking such action.
Senator Vilas will insist upon his motion
striking out the 1-Bth of a cent differ
ential on sugar aud several senators will
hold that it is incompetent to instruct
the conferees to recede from any portion
of an amendment as though it were an
entire amendment. The point will be
made that the conferees can be instructed
ou any item by the senate.
Den Moines New Postmaster.
Washington, July 24. The president
sent the following nominations to the
senate: Charles H. Robinson of Iowa,
to be pension agent at Des Moines; Louis
F. Pearson, to be agent for the Indians
of the Pottawattamie and Great Nemaha
agency in Kansas. Edward H. Hunter,
to be past master at Des Moines, la.
President and Cabinet Confer.
Washington, Jnly 24. Secretaries
Gresham, Lamont, Smith and Postmaster
General Bissell were in conference with
the president at the White House Mon
day evening. The tariff situation waa
reviewed, but so far as can be learned uo
conclusion was reached.
Xot a Tariff Visit.
Washington, Jnly 24. Senator Gor
man said that bis visit to the president
Monday had nothing to do with the
tariff as has been rumored.
TARIFF LOW, EXPORTS LOW.
Contrary to Free Trade Belief, Protection
It is a free trade theory that we do
not and cannot export manufactured
goods unless we have free trade, the
statistics of the treasury department to
the contrary notwithstanding. The Lon
don Iron and Coal Trades Review has
the following to say npou the subject:
"There are many good people who
will not admit that there is any real
likelihood of the United States becom
ing in the near future a rival to onr own
country in neutral markets. They argue
that the high rate of wages paid in the
United States and the great distances
that generally separate the raw mate
rials from the finished product will al
ways stand in the way of successful
competition with England, where the
rate of wages is generally much less,
where the materials are usually found
in close juxtaposition to each other and
to shipping facilities, and where we
have the command of a larger supply of
highly skilled labor."
The Review then goes on to prove the
fallacy of this free trade belief both here
and in England, showing that in 1860
the total value of our exports of Ameri- I
can mannfactuxed goods amounted to '
46, 000, 000, or 12& per cent of tho to
tal exports of this country; that in 1880
we shipped abroad $103,000,000 worth
of American manufactured goods, and
that in 1801 such shipments had risen
to $109,000,000, or about 19 per cent
of our total exports of all lands of com
During the period under review oar
tariff was lowest in 1860, when our ex
ports of manufactured goods were low
est The tariff was highest in 1891,
when onr exports of manufactured goods
were highest and when wages were also
highest It is gratifying to find a Lon
don authority acknowledging that pro
tection has been tho means of increas
ing onr export trade in American manu
factured goods, while it has also in
creased the rate of wages paid to Amer
measure has been prepared on tho llnea
suggested in my message. President Cleve
land's Address to Congress. Dec. 4, 1883.
I sing the sons of protection.
The greatest, the best on earth.
A blessing it's been to this section
Until it gave rise to the birth
Of "my measure."
Work in abuntlu:;ce it gave us.
Good wages aud chip living too.
Bat Grover then came to amaze us
With all that he threatened to do
With "my measure."
We were happy, contented und rich.
But he thought that we wanted "a
So he plunged us all into the ditch
Of starvation, and there let us range
On "my measure."
It isn't good eating, we And,
And no work rolls up pretty poor pay.
But even if once we were blind
We'll reckon up some other day
By our measure.
Our homes now uro desokite, bare.
Our furniture's sone into pawn.
But Wilson and Grover don't care.
Since they've labored and brought forth
Such robbers existing to rob.
While living in comfort apd wealth,
Turning honest men out of a job.
Should have a regard for their health.
We've their measure.
C. R. Buckland.
Free Traders and Mugwumps.
The Lexow investigating committee
has shown that New York city is the
metropolitan center of political disease.
It is also the chief agency for free trade,
and as a result of the corruption which
has been shown there, at Gravesend and
in Brooklyn, free trade presidents were
elected. The "holier than thou" free
trade Mugwump attempts in off years
to purify local politics, but in presiden
tial years ho accepts the co-operation of
corruption to fasten free trade upon the
Kara the Income l'lr.st.
The mass meeting held at New York
to protest ugainst the passage of an in
come tax would have been more praise
worthy had it demanded the postpone
ment of all tariff discussion in order
that labor might be given tho uninter
rupted right to earn au income. A frac
tional tax upon possible savings is as
nothing compared to a loss of $2 or .$8
in a man's daily income.
Increase of National Mcbt.
The outstanding interest bearing debt
of the United States is being increased
at tho rate of 8 cents per mouth for each
man, woman and child in the United
States, being equivalent to about $60,
000,000 annually. The amount for last
year from March, 1893, to March 1,
1894, was $59,905,070.
Seuator Hill appears to be the ouly
real Democrat in the senate, Philadel
No, thuro must be other?. They will
show up when the scratch is reached.
New York Sun.
They are already on tho scratch, suf
fering from tho Cleveland itch.
GOLD BALANCE GETTING LOW.
Reached tln .ourit Point In It History,
ltoud Talk Again.
New Yokk, Jnly V4. Uaring, Magouu
& Co. shipped to Europe 500,000 in
gold which was engaged at the sub
treasury. This, with the $l,.r00,K)0
taken from the gold reserve last Friday,
reduces it to the lowest point iti its his
tory, something over $G0.500,0'0. In
commenting r.pou this condition a prom
inent banker declared that while there
was no use in urging another bond issue
until the tariff muddle was straightened
out, a serious condition is threatened.
It is possible, he said, if the gold re
serve fell a few more millions for a com
bination of capitalists to make heavy
loans with the banks, call for bills and
make such a draft on the gold in the
treasnry as to force up the price. He
did not consider such a thing probable,
but it was posible unless the adminis
tration took some action soon. Foreign
exchange has gon up and fin ther gold
shipments are expected this wepk.
Forest Fires Getting Worse.
DurxTK, Minn., July 21 Forest fires
are getting worse and now threaten to
destroy the crops and buildings of hun
dreds of farmers scattered about the
woods near this cit'. Sunday the fire
department was called out to protect
farm property and is still at work. It is
stated that not for many years has there
been such a dry season as this. Heavy
and continued rain3 are the only thing
that will save hundreds" of thousands of
dollars worth of property of farmers in
this district. Many farmers are losing
their all and will have no provisions for
Cherokee Payment at Illinois.
Illinois, I. T., July 24. The Cherokee
payment for the Canadian district has
begun. Not less than o,000 people are
present, and it takes on the nature of a
big protracted picnic. There are hun
dreds of refreshment stands and tempo
rary stores on the ground, but the In
dians are not buying much. One child
was reported drowned in the Arkansas
river and four women accidentally shot,
but their wounds are not serious.
His Testimony Sared Him.
Des Moines, July 24. John Krout,
the third of the Ridpath murderers, was
released by Judge Balliet upon motion
of District Attorney Davis. Krout
turned state's evidence, and upon his
testimony George Weems and John
Hammil were convicted and sentenced
CAPTURE TWO CON MEN
Nebraska City Police Arrest Al
leged Veteran Crooks.
00NPIBSN0ED MISSOUBI FAEMEB8.
Caaght a Viotlaa Near MarysTllle Tor
S5,O0O by the. Bogus Farm Sale Dodge.
Worked the Same Game Near Oskaloosa.
Seem to Have Plenty of RIoney Harvest
lag In Dakota County Nebraska Doing.
Nebraska (Jity, July 24. Monday
the police made an important capture in
the arrest of David C. Hall and T. Wil
son, who are believed to be members of
a gang of expert confidence men. Last
May a fanner living near Marysville,
Mo., was confidenced out of 5,000 by
the bogus farm sale dodge. He sent des
criptions of the men to all points and fol
lowed them some distance, losing their
track in Iowa.
Shortly afterwatds the same dodce
was worked near Oskaloow, la., and de
scriptions sent from there answer to
those of the Missouri sharpers. The sus
pected men registered at the Watson
house and were arrested as they were
about to leave town. They seemed to
have plenty of money, employed an at
torney and sued out a writ of habeas
corpus. After hearing the evidence
Judge Eaton held them on the com
plaint. Missouri officials will be here to
identify the men. There is a reward of
500 for their arre3t.
Robbed a Postontco.
Harrison, Neb., July 24. The post
office at this place was robbed and the
safe blown open. Abont $ 115 was se
cured aud a registered package, some
cbecks, warrants and other papera taken.
The stamps were not disturbed.
New Church Dedicated.
Beatrice, Neb., Jnly 21. The new
Methodist Episcopal church at Ellis, 10
miles west, was dedicated. Presiding
Elder Davis preached the dedicatory ser
mon. The church cost 2,400, and was
dedicated entirely free front debt.
Harvest In Dakota County.
South Sioux City, NeL., July 24.
Wheat harvest is in progress in Dakota
count aud the indications are that the
yield will be above the average. Corn
prospects were never better, but the hay
and potato crop will be short.
Anbum Bank Quits Business.
Auburn, Neb., Jnly 24. The Farmers
and Merchants National bank has gone
into volnntary liquidation. Its notes
have been purchased by the First Na
Important Legal Battle
uienced In Chicago.
Chicago, Jnly x4. What is considered
by labor leaders and their counsel to be
one of the most important legal battles
in the nation's history was begun in the
United States circuit court Monday when
President Debs, Vice President Howard,
Secretary Keliher and Director Rogers,
of the A. R. U.. by their attorneys, W.
W. Erwin, S. S. Gregory and A. S. Dar
row, filed their answer to the contempt
rule issued by the court against them
last week, and came themselves into
court to make a return to the writ.
The defense proposes to carry the case to
the supreme court of the United States
in event of an adverse decision here and,
if defeated there, to appeal through con
gress to the people. The policy of the
defense will be to question the right and
power of the court to issue injunctions
like that obtained by the railway com
panies against Deb3 and his associates
and theu imprison those enjoined, if the
injunction be violated. It will be
contended that what the court has done
amounts to an usurpation of power not
given to the federal judiciary either by the
constitution or the law. The defense will
follow closely the lines of the report of
the Boatuer committee of congress
which investigated the injunction and
contempt proceedings by Judge Jenkins.
Labor organizations throughout the
country will contribute money to defray
the expenses of this legal struggle. The
American Federation of Labor has given
$1,000. Other associations will follow
and the contest will be carried to the
bitter end. If the circuit court declares
the injunction aud contempt method to
be good law, congress will be asked,
local labor leaders saj-, to amend the
statutes and curb the power of the
courts, and every candidate for congress
will be aked to pledge himself for such
Serious Wreck In Texas.
Texarkana, Tex., July 24. Brief re
ports have reached here of a serious
wreck on the Texas and Pacific uear
Queen City, Tex., in which the engineer.
Express Messenger Fred Marshal, Fire
man Allen and the train porter, together
with three passengers, whose names
are unobtainable, were killed. The
wrecked train was the northbound
passenger train from Dallas. A
relief train, boarded by J. A.
Lightfoot and a sufficient corps of aids,
left here for the scene of the disaster.
Charged With Slander.
Irokwood, Mich., Jnly 24. Organizer
A. M. Nottou, who came here to manage
the strike of the Gogebic mine employes,
was arrested on a capias, charging him
With slander. In default of 5,000 he
Dose of His Own Medicine.
Mount Vernon, Ind., July 24. Geo.
Powell weut home intoxicated and at
tempted to cut his wife's throat. She
broke away, seized a club and crushed
his skull. The woman was arrested.
CoorERSTOWN, N. Y., July 24. A
quadruple drowning occurred at Otsego
lake. The victims were: Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. Edwards and son and a book agent
whose name is unknown.
Rosebud Mill Destroyed.
Cripple Creek, July 24. The Rose
bud mill, one of the most complete gold
ore reduction plants in the country,
burned. Thalissia fully $1."50,000.
Photographers at St. I.ouis.
St. Louis, July 24. The 14th annual
convention of the Photographers' Asso
ciation of America are in session here.
Santa's Trial Deferred.
Paris, July 24. The trial of Santo
Cesario, the murderer of Carnot, ha3
been deferred until Aug. 2.
Chicago Firm Assign.
Chicago, July 24. A. H. Blackall
Co., extensive dealers in tea3 aud coffees,
piade an assignment.
Monday Baseball Games.
Chicago, 6; Pittsburg. It. Stratton and
Schriver: Killen and Merritt. Umpire, Lynch.
Boston, 9: New York. o. Staley and Con
naughton; Gerccan and Wilson Umpire, Mc
QuaiJ. Brooklyn. 7; Philadelphia. 3. Stein and
Kinslow; Taylor and Grady. Umpire, Emslie.
Second Game Brooklyn, 3; Philadelphia.
1. Daub and Kinslow; Weyhine and Buck
ley. Umpire, Emslie.
Louisville. 8; Cincinnati, tt. Knell, Mtnefee
and Weaver; Chamberlain. Holiiday and
Vaughn. Umpire. GaUney.
WESTEUX LEAGUE GAMRS.
Milwaukee. 3; Toledo, i. Frazer and Fields'
Ferwau and McFarland. Umpire, Charles.
WB-STEnX ASSOCIATION' GAMES.
Des Moines, 12; Lincoln, 4.
ci. Jceph, 18; Omaha, 1.
William Ramsey was killed by the cars
at CrostTttJe. Dig, .
THE NEW YORK HERALD'S DELIBER
ATE FINANCIAL DECEPTION.
A Tol Writer Who Caaaot Distinguish Be
Iweea Debits aad Credits 4. "atlnaal
Poliey Advocated That Would Rata
James Gordea Bennett Editors, Beware.
The New York Herald, which is now
notorious for the deliberate deception in
its editorial articles on political sub
jects, has let one of its writers loose on
the national ledger, from which it im
parts "a lesson. " If there is one sub
ject upon which The Herald editorial
staff w ites more falsehoods than upon
any other it is in its dealings with the
national ledger, and it is a mighty
good thing for The Herald that the
theories of its editors are carefully ex
cluded from its business department
We all remember the complete de
struction that came over the country
last year through the Sherman silver
law, so The Herald said, but it was un
fortunate in not discovering tho damna
ble effects of that law during the unpre
cedented prosperity of 1893. We all
know the ridiculous prophecies for a re
turn of prosperity immediately the Sher
man law was repealed. But that law
has been repealed for a year now, and
the restoration of prosperity has failed
to materialize. It was followed instead
by the distribution of free clothing from
The Herald's advertising fund to those
who were freezing to death from actual
distress and want
Now we find the same apologist for
the Cleveland hard times squirming
around for another excuse because the
era of prosperity promised by The Her
ald when it induced the people to vote
for free trade has not eventuated. In
its agony of despair it has taken up the
statistics of our import and export trade,
deploring the decreaso in our imports of
foreign goods, saying that from its (the
foreign) point of view "we did better
in 1880 and nearly as well 20 years
ago. " It then goes on:
"No better proof can be desired to
show that the McKiuley tariff has had
a 'prohibitive' effect upon importations
and has thus been a grand success in
checking, crippling and dwarfing our
international trade, which, in the judg
ment of economists, is the chief factor
of a nation's wealth and business pros
Undoubtedly the McKiuley tariff has
had a "prohibitive effect upon im
portations." This was intended, and
this made the country so prosperous
from 1890-3. Our international trad
during those years was neither crippled
nor dwxrfed. It was much larger than
usual, but if we read The Herald's "our '
to mean the English, French and Ger
man interests, and luore especially their
shipping interests, because there was
less foreign freight offering to be car
ried in fereign bottoms at the expense
of Americans, then we can understand
its regret for the "crippling and dwarf
ing." But this cripple is a dwarf to the
following palsied decrepit:
"But they (protectionists) ignore the
fact that this (import) trade is indispen
sable to the extension of our export
trade, and also that the former is as
much a source of wealth as the latter.
Thus England imports annually $150,
000,000 worth of raw cotton, out of
which she manufactures. enough cotton
goods and yarns to supply tho want3 of
her own people and to make a surplus
of f310,000,000 worth of cotton goods,
which she exports and sells in all parts
of the world. Certainly in such cases
importation does not mean ruin. "
The proprietor of The Herald, who
has lived abroad, should hasten to in
form his stay at homes that England
doe3 not grow cotton, hence is compell
ed to buy cotton just as sho buys her
raw wool, not being large enough or
able to both produce and manufacture,
and finding the latter branch of trade
the more profitable. How mnch iron,
how mnch coal, how much salt, does
England buy from us? These she has in
abundance and is not compelled to bny
them; cotton sho cannot get elsewhere
and must buy from us, and therefore
does so for her own immediate gain be
cause she can make money by buying it
here and will sell it back to us in the
shape of manufactured cotton goods as
soon as the tariff has been lowered by
The Herald's political destructionists.
In tho United States we possess in
abundance every raw material except
sugar, and there is no earthly reason
for us to purchase abroad, but by our
protective tariff we prohibit the impor
tation of foreign raw material in order
that American labor employed in work
ing on our raw material may not ba
compelled to slave like Europeans at
starvation wages and in order that
American women may not be compelled
to work in the mines as they have to do
in England m order to get bread enough
to keep body and soul together. This is
the condition to which The Herald
would degrade American labor while
posing with double faced hypocrisy as
its friend. The writer then goes on to
"As well might tho 'protectionist'
argue that the less stock a merchant
buys the more profit he will derive from
his business as to argue that the smaller
a country's importations the richer it
Tho Herald's business apprentice is
ignorant even of the very ethics of
trade. Does he not know that Tho Her
ald's prosperity is duo to what it sells?
Every copy of the paper and every line
of advertising matter more that is sold
by The Herald each day and each year
increases its profit. Its expense account
does not Such a deliberately false theory
as The Herald's editorial writer advo
cates, if put into practice in The Her
ald's counting room, would soon bring
its proprietor flying back from Europe,
and it seems a pity that he cannot be
induced to take a similar interest in the
advocacy of a system that would be
equally advantageous to the American
people as it is to the pockets of James
Gordon Bennett American Economist
PRISONERS BY THE WHOLESALE.
Two Ilnndred Citizen of Pond Creek,
Okl., Arrested for Train Wrecking.
Wichita, Kan., July 24. A special
from Pond Creek states nearly 200 of the
citiiens have been arrested for train
wrecking. Sheriff Hage was the first
man taken and Mayor Franke the
second. The arrests were made by seven
deputy marshals backed by a carlotd of
federal soldiers. At first the Pond Creek
lookouts, stationed on the top of build
ings, saw 20 soldiers marching from
Pond Creek station and so reported.
The citizens took their Winchesters in
high glee to give them battle, but while
they were waiting, drawn up in line, for
the soldiers to demand their surrender,
two unexpected companies of soldiers
rolled off a train that had just come
from another direction in great ha3te.
The citizens then grounded arms and
Burrendered. It is said that when the
soldiers were putting the citizens under
arrest, other citizens with vengeance in
their hearts, rode oat of town hastily
and it is expected they are scattered
along the unprotected line of road, ap
plying the torch to bridges and culverts,
The schooner Robert H. Mitchell
off the New Jersey coast, the crew betqs J
Castoria is Dr. Samuel Pitcher's prescription for Infants
and Children. It contains neither Opium, Morpuino nor
other Narcotic substance. It i3 a harmless substitute
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fevcrishncss. Castoria prevents vomiting Sour Curd,
cures Diarrhoea aud AViud Colic. Castoria relieves
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Castoria assimilates the food, regulates the stomach
and 'bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Cas
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"Castoria Is on excellent modlcino te- Vi
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Da. U. C. Omoob,
Castoria Is the best remedy for children of
which I am acquainted. I hope the i!uy u i ui
far distant when mothers will courier the real
Interest of their children, and u& Cas:oria in
stead of the variousquaclc uosiruina u hieh art;
destroying their loved ones, by forcing opium,
morphine, soothing syrup and other hurtful
agents down their throats, thereby bending
them to premature graves."
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Make colloct ions of foreign inheritances and sell Mtrtuihhip tickett, to aud from all par
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Saltan Duly Installed.
Fez, Jnly 24. The sultan, the mem
bers of his court and an army of fiO,00(
men entered the city iu solemn pro
cession and concluded the ceremonies
connected with the accession of the new
ruler. The sultan was greeted with
hearty manifestations of loyalty.
Saved From .Suicide.
Des Moines, July 24. Bert Latimer,
aged 20, attempted suicide because Miss
Kate Gelay refused to marry him. He
swallowed a dose of carbolic acid, but
was pumped ont just in time, the young
lady helping the physicians.
Striken May Go to Work.
Kansas City, July 24. At a meeting
of A. R. U. men from Argentine and
vicinity held here it was mutually agreed
that all strikers except Santa Fe men
might consider they had permission to
return to work.
Forty-Nine Strikers Arraigned.
Minneapolis, July 24. Forty-nine
ttrikers were arraigned in the United
States court, charged with conspiracy
and interference with the mails during
the late strike.
First Train From ltuttr.
Salt Lake, July 24. The first
through train from Butte, carrying mail
and passengers for 21 days, arrived
Granahoppers In Utah.
Salt Lake, July 24. Grasshoppers
have arrived in large numbers in several
localities in eastern Utah and are doing
TELEGRAPH NEWS IN PARAGRAPHS.
There was a 50,000 tire at Bozzatown, a
section of Alton.
The latest labor project is to unite all
organizations in the American Labor
Culberson is ahead in the race for the
Democratic nomination for governor of
The switchmen at Kansas City formed i
an organization to succeed the Mutual '
Aid association. Debs was censured. I
Nonunion butchers were attacked by
strikers at the Chicago stockyards. Sev
eral were injured and three will die.
A false report that the Kickapoo conn-try-had
been opened caused 5,000 people
of Chandler, O. T., to stake out claims.
W. T. Stead has published a book deal
ing with the recent strike in America.
The Island of Saghalin is Russia's latest
place ot deportation for her worst crim-
The police axe watchici- Anarchist
" Ctoria U so well adapted to children that
I rccuuitncud it SJuperiortoauy prescription
kuuu to me.'
II A. Ancnc, M. D.,
Ill So. Oxford St., Lrooklyu, N. Y.
" Our physicians iu th? chilJreu's depart
ment hao spoLea highly of their experi
ence hi their outsiJe practice with CostorU,
uud although e ou!y bare among our
itudvMl supplies what is known as regular
piOviiK'ts, yet wearw frco to coufess that the
merits of Castoria has ou uta look with
f.or upon it."
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AtiEN O. Hxrru. JV.,
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M lir:i I'irffiillt tit X York unit will
hrre-t f:!iii it ln i;,-t- violent.
Tli.t ! Shdlirlil. Ixiiuiil from Ht.
Luiti- tt 1 !i Ten nese.' river, sank in the
Ohio. X-x-iit ins hurt.
A rolon-il fliif)! teaclu-r in Alabama
hit b-eti Yiuri't-ii hy K. !C. K. men tlmt ha
must ce t v.nr!;iii fur Oat-.
Tiie tt-htx-iit-r ioMeu Hiile, from thtf
West l:i"ii. ' for liuitoii, wus wrecked
Her creiv ol .-even Is believed to have been
Allen S. .Matthews, u member of the as
sembly from Franklin count. New York,
lias been U'le-.'e'l, charged with siuugud
K. K. Strai-t and Arthur Wells were in
jurt-il, probably fatally, hy ait explosion
of Kii" iu the Strant building ut Lynn,
Mav. The building wu damaged $50,000.
Commander iiaIIiii!ton liooth, of the
Salvation Army, who arrived Saturday
from Europe on the Lticauia, brought the
news tit the defenders of the faith that his
father. General liooth, would visit Ameri
ca next fall.
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