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AY'- fFl & c r A CONGRESSIONAL Murcifi .. MOORE VS. P4.UNKETT ent crisis the Philadelphia platform is (the second volume, entitled, 'Democra ! politic, nor is it Affi ' .. .. DATES. The return of Hon. E. W. Martin tin WEEKLY PIONIER-TIHES cy, you wm nna ati me nereeiee ui .which the evidences rf ignored, patriotic , , the Chicago platform practically an to the Hills at the dose of his brill ill. noiinced and the dreadful conse - SOfc'TH DAKOTA t-EADWOOD - Few voters, if any, in South Dakota realize that Judge Joseph B. Moore, candidate for congress from the Black Hills district, is a newspaper man. Nevertheless be certainly is, and should be treated as such. Of course be is not kDOwn as editor or the appeals of sound rT in th? mad re,..-... quences of Ftriving to put these false doctrines into operation are rcordel in ljmmiace whir- should become the ever cost. From ,v : COSjid J2 00 PER YEAR euBsriufTioN t c r. , but a text for aJl political education. CO Tr ,.,, Hr 'it seems, therefore, that there is no longer any room for doubt as to the even proprietoi. but th fa. ts r'-majn That v-ry much more acceptable than the platform of the Kansas City convention. It may be a choice of evils, but it is certainly lesser evil to continue the government i nthe hands of the republican party for the next four years, than to encounter the perils which would confror.t us in case Kryan and his followers -houM have the opportunity of puv:ng in practice the insane policy t.. whi.h they are committed." o WILLIAM A. ZINK, Republican County Auditor and Candidate for Re-Election. William A. Z.nk is comp.'-tiri-- :.;s Entered a 8f-. Dd-r)aR mailer at tkt ,-- ertr.lo,, tJ Ilea.lwood i'ljitoffjcf. Le the ; ic b wind; h i wind. wifn n.uny alren.!-. throat, with Ciarl; of Men- course which should be taken by men who believe in true democracy and desire to preserve its principles for -tubborn :.;tr that Kv ning iised by r t to the UslIieSS. has Call h m -n put his h d ;.i.h m- :ty d thin r.; The benefit of those who are to come after us. Wt- are compelled by every RURAL FREE DELIVERY. The rural free delivery mail tern established in ttjc Spoarfisb l -i:ig Li orn.p. .. i an 2 o;f,. l"3 r,ppa:i onsideration of honor, of duty and of . 11 e pure has.-He has 1 tirst to .iiitulv ;, interest to repudiate Bryanism and all ian; and successful campaign east of the river w as a signal for the rallying arid concentration cf the voting forces in the Hills on the maiD point at issue, i. e., to carry the entire Hia.k Hills for the republican ticket by a rousing majority. The enthusiastic reception accorded Mr. Martin by his f. iiuw townsman, and by the tizi:n.s of Lead, is but a pre-lu I,- to the nthusiasm his speeches w il . : ate thruo-.it the Hills, and the ma or.tv to be accorded him at the pol.s As a c andi. late Mr. Martin has .i. oin;ilishe.l two thing never before a , oniplisl.p by any c ongres.-fma) . .cie.id.ite from this section. He went I. t;,,. st.it, '-onvintion with the en-t . It:-,- k Hills uiibd upon his nominal:, n lb- was nominated by the convention by acclamation without oppo-itic!: Mr Martin lias not only maintained hi- hold upon the confi ley is an example of what tin- ir-.- nt . 1 ::h that it represents The oinaL'e o! titrol. s. the piar. n figuring the p.i;.. : - an 1 i- c.o;.s , ,;' not und rnc.c rat If on-Law:-. ;. b .- :i.o:- o lourtti year . - auditor ior u:oi. whose- pastor,, cited 1 oyorid the most sre and with the . . casting , !. lie may w. !i . from iuv '-, . silver at the ratio of ; to 1 is th" least of the false doctrines in this .'at-form, hut it re ce ssanlv occupies the first pbv-e. You ask whetto r 1 r ' 1 i - v. - - s.-ar. h th. int. v. He ;s first ted to :. -a ) hac!oT I IV he position in U.'l. and nt :! ,mui Jan. it- n I. Iv7. He ...ls again 1 led two ;n the coinage of silver at the ratio or o 1. You might as well ask nr- s ago, in Hi- administra whether I belli ve that an ounce should tion reflect- credit upon nis made to pass for a pound in the or cutive ability and mark- the good '-at on- republican administration haa done for the farmer am! other class'-s.of tli' country preoin-ts. All the fanners of the Spe-arfish :i!!ey ivmiw their mail daily fur six days in tin- k .m l th-business has !ou t J - Ve-ral tunes is i n e it was i i f ;n operation, giving the strongest possible v. i ) 11 - of its appreciation by Iiom- who rw'ivc its benelit.v Not on ! is t'i.:r nia:l '!-liver' d daily, h :t nil. louis of mail a'e 1- . and rs gr.' tle-m all the advantage s of 'ho postofficc epartnient.. incliid.n;-- tin- i -egistrat mn of .-tt-rs. and l' - sal- of .-tamps and po' fal orders. i r j 1 1 homos are visited very day by a moving potoflioe, and they are given every advantage Moore n i..-. or i-any k.nd of p i ! 1 ; !'e. was rii.i !- Irnin II. ('oruni an I then tin- pr.-sent i dito: shn m return t;v.-.-i ontrac t lor on any time lie might W I - to F. ' i A. r Pott- r or publishi r. ' he worthy ju.'.i:e ialf iM'erest at jlldtfHK nt of people who lie. ted dinary transactions of commerce. The ratio is a false ratio The value " -" ans;0..,l It Wl-'d Judge Moo:-,. A his offi. ,. , congress ;,, h ; m . of silver measured by cold is as ev- ca- ':t he f,.- ... The affairs ryone knows-, not 11 tn 1. but 'I- to 1 the auditor's offi. intricate, ami re- are exceeding The proposition of the platform there so demand. Pot-responsibilities of ter accepted the fore, is to declare that an cents shall 1 i who iaj bled to pun:-rash Tiewsp;,j dulge in . r,t ( 'uy Journal bv law tie made ccina to $1. This ab with the same, unassuming -ii - o! tin- paper Quire a man ot superior tact and nusi-ness ability. Mr. Zink possesses the iie H.ssary qua!. tic ations. and the of surd proposition is based upon the professed belief that in 1S7S. when silver was demonetized, a crime was com HfTordeil those wno live in the citi r-UoiLANu cyamoI Since I'resi.li nt Mi Kin!, y was in o.cv Wdmae Plant at GjyJ auguraled over two thousand rural ror Uperationi free delivery routes have been estab lished In the Cnlted States, and a mill ion and a half families living on an av ine i,.-w 1V-;,IW (,u Gayvilie is i t., startl Waiting the , -f,lpetin of,' spur which i- iiMiiik , T,-..,.l 1... manner that has characterized many idh. r of bis grabs, and start, d in to kill off Matt Plurikett, the present efficient sheriff of Lawrence county. Of course the judge furnished the copy and each morning brought forth a n-w hatch of slanders on Mr. Plunked. This happened a little over two years ago, or before the fusion con venticm was helci at Whitewood. The fight became so bitter between the two pop actions that guns were brought out. cleaned and loaded, and outsiders' awaited the results with awe and other things Ttie "poor editor," (Mr. Potter) had no six-shooter, erage of two milea from postof rices receive their mail every day some of i I v Hie-, i, i,.f,:n r : : : j. them twico a day. In six months more the number will be increased to P1 this morniiiLr ;un ,t -; finished- within a w.-ck. mitted by which te c reditors benefited at tho expense of the debtors The fact is that silver was then overvalued, ami hence its demonetization was a relief to debtors and of no benefit, to creditors. "This extraordinary thine is that1 the Kansas City platfor proposes to commit the very crime which it falsely denounced as having been perpetrated in 17.1. It proposes to substitute a Ml-ent dollar in payment of debts which ought to be discharged with 100 cents to the dollar.. This is robbery, and therefore a crime in which no honest man can have any part. The pretense that te bullion value of silver could lm raised to its coin '" 111 at one- two million families. The benefits rec eieved thru the es dence of his friends and' of the public, hut Lis influence and popularity has le.n constantly augmented. In his spb luiid campaign east of the river the large audiences that listened to his addresses and the hih enconiums paid him by the press and by the people, att.-st his power as a campaign speaker, and confirms the judgment of his friends at home, that they had pushed to the front the right man for the right place, and to various jj the right plac e, and is moreover pro-phedie of the successful career he is destined to achieve in the national councils. It was a proud day for the Ulsiek Hills delegation when the Sioux Kails convention amid rousing cheers confirmed their choice for a c ongressional candidate. It will be j still a prouder day when the votes J are counted and F. W. Martin shall, L'tke f-'pla'rfi. fls ,- of the j-epre- ' seiitativcs from South Dakota in the halls n inimivs Th'.- Ulack Hills also appreciates and places hiuh val no iincni the recent visit of Hon. ' 11. llurke of Pierre. Mr. Martin's run-j ning mate. Mr. Huiki- has always ' lieiui a favorite in this soi-tinn of the tablishment of the nvsten.1 have been troni the. Lord. in, in;R,. a will begin "p. n.tions t. could be Mart. ,i !n ti, c there was anv w.iv of ,,,;, "re. The , apa. m ,,f t numerous. One of the most import ant has been the improvement of the rural highways. It is necessary for the maintenance of a route to keep not be d din known 'i in.!.. !i;i; the road in a passable condition. In deed, that is one of the tirst consider ::. s.-vr-t: ations in establishing a route, and in age value bv the fiat of the government, is ridiculous. In fact, we have 'i.'Uni mtne-'- in tV many instances the applications for so the kindly judge of the ICi-'hth ju die ial c ircuit kindly loaned him a Smith Ac Wesson, with instructions to iim' it on tho sheriff of the county on tin- slightest, provocation. This will not be doiiied. bec ause it is true. A week or so of a dri '.zliii- l am cooled the murderous ardor of both sides and a sort, of compromise was effect ill between the bailers, because all tried the experiment by purchasing more than $r,oo.ono.onn worth of sil ' :i:,d a-! I'll.-!! II ,l, -. . .',. ver in order to preserve the paritv be run has I.. . between tiff, a -due. The 'he be-t p,o now wiili i ', iti.-s for th.- Will I aim;' 'IT. mil! w b :i cyan id . the Hallei'.,.. and w.-e - complin v I ' i . tween silver and gold at the ratio of 1C to 1. Wo have seen the price of lice will stand the most critical inspection at any iiine. Always reaih to oblige, always at his post of duty, ho is in ever way a conscientious guard of the public affairs, lie is in every way the right man for the position. Iver steadily in Whe face of these ' ' e M ; l II' . larire purchases The United States .y 1 1. -rei wm: , : i i .1 la K. strained its abllitv to the last thread of tension in this effnr.. Universal distress existed, and we were only re state, and never more so than during his recent visit. His record in congress as the colleague of Mr. (iambic is one of wbic h every young man ! i-t -linm-t-r a' to li:.. n ! isfa. bean pur., coinpaiiv il be-t adipt. Port land or ' ..r.i-1" a. to 'li.- tre a-r. Mr. Mn rke is a pro might be proud lieved from general bankruptcy by the repeal of the Sherman act. To repeat this experiment In a time when business is good Is an act of folly so glaring that It is difficult for a sane The Edwards CjsJ pop votes would be needed to carry Ihe coiiiintr, election. Judge Moore pulled off his candidate for sheriff, Tim Foley of Lead, promising him the nomination "next time," and Plunkett was nominated by acclamation and re-elected by a majority of over 13(10 votes, and he was the only fasionist on the ticket who was elected, with the exception of Miss Kate -Murrin, whose recognized ability and general popularity carried her thru by a margin of less than 50. All others were defeated. Mr. Plun-kett's magnificent majority was always credited to the dirty, unmanly and underhanded political methods of man to understand that the proposition could have received a single vote The . a-... of the Mate v Kd ward ;. c haiv.-d with rrn in the convention. found thinker and a strong and logl cal speaker. His plac e- in congress is already won. and well won. and his success in the future is assured. The lilac k Hills, together with the capital city en the Itig Muddy, as well an the entire state, will never rue the day when they return Charles H. Purke to congress ami place by his side the brilliant ami versatile Martin. tempt, ca iii i . on I'm hcai'ia.' You ask me whether tho present afternoon liefuie the nr administration Is likely to establish an imperialistic form of government Judge Moore piv -idinc. f I appearing for the prowl over this country or In its new posses Judge (iranville ii lie-tic' sions. defendant, w ho made a v.-: I answer that tue Constitution of cat ion for a c haute of jmld grounds of the pri juilio tho United States is too strongly intrenched in the affections of the people to permit its possible violation by the administration, and that if such an siding jtidue. w hie li was lic He was born in Ohio, of Herman parents. He. came to the lllack Hills with his father, Nicholas Zink, iln 1X77, and resided at Central City for several years. lie afterwards removed to a ranc h on Spring creek, a few miles from Spearflsh, and subsequently became a member of the grocery firm of N. Zlnk & Sons, of Spearflsh. Ho possesspsj a splendid business education. Thoroly honest, and a constant laborer at his duties, he merits the hearty support of a great majority of the voters. . n SMITH'S DENIAL. H. H. Smith, recently of Kentucky, who has made strenuous efforts to introduce the political methods of his state into South Dakota elections, denies that he was arrested in Sioux Falls last spring for corruption in connection with the city election. Probably not. Our Informant may have been mistaken as to that, but if the carges made by the Sioux Falls Journal, a democratic paper, were trti, he ought to have been. Smith also says his wife is not being entertained at the Soldiers' Home at state expense. Arthur l.inn, son of the commandant of the Home, and editor of a pop paper, says that she was there, but came to Deadwood yesterday norning. It is not the policy of court. .licL-e H.-tinett thc;l a reiisonahle tune in wh two and til.- his aW1 chaiiL'.. of judo s. that the-j attempt were made the supreme court of the United States would surely interpret the constitution in the spirit of its founders and for the preservation of the constitutional government the reasons as.-irned mist' li-cord. and aN time in 'i iKirc an all -u r mi drrhirsl to which we owe our stability and WHO IS R EPSON Si BLE ? Mr. Htyan's order to "cease firing," issued on the occasion of the attack made upon (iovet nor Roosevelt at Vic to--, needs to be repeated. The same c lass of men attacked a republican parade last week in Chicago and laid out half a dozen victims on the pavement with bruised bodies and broken heads. On the 11th inst. at Fort . Wayne. Indiana. c'.overnor Roosevelt ami his supporters were again brutally attacked and the governor and Col. (iiuhl wore seriously injured. Where is Colonel Bryan or some of his lieutenants, that they do disclaim all responsibility for these our prosperity. Personally I regret dor to show c .i:l-e The ju.U. . in. d nt f-to fori M t! iw.n'd, .MX very much that we. have acquired the Philippine islands, and so "far as I might ave any influence I would exert il for the purpose of divesting our llKli ;it 1" 11 Joseph R Moore, and he kept pretty quiet for some time afterwards. After the convention, Tim Foley pulled off his coat and not only worked unceasingly for the success of the fusionists, but has been accredited with spending more money from his personal funds than any candidate on the ticket. Tim was working, not only for party success, but for the nomination for sheriff two years hence. They have passed anil Sheriff Plunkett's deputy during the time ho held the office, has been nominated for his chief's position, and Mr. Foley is now perhaps waiting for Sure Thins Joseph to be elected to congress, when he will receive some cabinet position under Bryan, or, probabl- Minister to Dahomey. Whether Messrs. Plunkett and Foley are taking this thing as a matter of course and will remain with the whisky-soaked old raft and whoop- trial. 1 nt tin. ing until .i' iN . It: that i ( fit , i ps-n-' , ne hi'!.!" lllt;l tonr selves of the ownership of these islands. 1 believe that our system of government was not designee! for the administration of colonial possessions. So far as Cuba is concerned we are . fi l'l tl will )t Eimi iistroli'-. l.i v m" noon, he i ing uiuil o'eloi 1; ; a the establishment of routes are accompanied by pledges from county commissioners and others in authority to keep the rnads In good condition and fit for the passage of the mail carts. This is of inestimable benefit to everyone who has occasion to use tho roads. The Introduction of the rural free delivery system has increased the amount of mail handled In the districts affected from. 40 to CO per cent, and it Is becoming necessary to Increase the facilities for handling mall on all the routes. The largest Increase has been in tho newspaper mall, which in some parts of the country has been 300 per cent. The next largest Increase has been In fourth class mall, or merchandise purchased by mall orders, which has grown in gome places by 90 per cent. For three years during the Cleveland administration attempts were made to secure the establishment of rural free delivery, but the matter was ignored. The postmaster general of Cleveland refused to carry out the provisions of the postofflce appropriation bill designed for rural free delivery. Postmaster General Wilson, of Cleveland's last administration, tried forty experimental routes, but did not deem them of sufficient Importance to make any reports on them. Postmaster General Heath realized the requirements of the farming communities, and as soon as he took his office he began establishing the routes. The appropriation made by congress for the present fiscal year was inadequate, however, and Instead of $1,750,000, It should have been four or five times that amount, proving that the democratic postmaster generals, who announced themselves opposed to the system In making their reports, and endeavored in every way to prevent congress from making further appropriations for It. were not alive to the situation. ' Under a republican administration the rural free delivery route will be a permanent part of tho enormous mail system of the United States, and will be extended as rapidly as necessary to meet tho needs of th farmrs. o ' ABRAM 8. HEWITT S POSITION. Arraigns "Bryanltm" and Arraigns the Republican Alarmist. The following letter was written by exMayor Hewitt in denning his position in regard to the presidency: "The political situation at this time is of a very different character from that which presented . itself four yean ago. At that time it seemed possible to maintain a distinct democratic organization based upon the fundamental principles enunciated by Jefferson, and which had continued to govern the party in all previous presidential elections. The nomination of Palmer and Buckner was not made' with any idea that they could be elected, but in order to preserve an organisation about which sound democrats could rally In case the teresles of the republican platform should he repudiated by a subsequent convention - professing to be democratic. The recent convention held at Kansas City, has, however, Tendered all snch expectations hopeless. The party which . calls Itself democratic la In reality popullstlc and based upon doctrines, which. If carried into effect would - produce political 'anarchy. No doubt you are familiar with Taine't. - Hit-, vtory of the French Revolution. In under pledge to refrain from its acquisition except by he will of the people of Cuba. lie i ,,; Eriameel cause ot lac k of training, or of too much training along certain lines, persist in imperiling the right of free speech in this country. Mr. liryan and his followers may disclaim all responsibility for these repeated outrages, but - the people As to Porro Rico and the Hawaiian Islands, they happen to be geographi the Pioneer-Times to misrepresent any one or to unnecessarily criticise him while a guest in the city. The testimony of a number of newspapers of Smith's own party 1st that he Is a bad lot. and the language of his denial Is confirmatory. His denial as It appeared over hfs own signature indi . ,.;, the R'l' cally so related to this country, and in St V p.ilic I.ouis an ; night to the Hill- r. & p r tn-1 w-nt H I'h. themselves are of 'such small area, that I do not think and danger to our political Institutions will come from 'm-up for the disciples of Col. Frog who demand the right of free- dis- ..,. ;!' r List m is 1 c gett, we cannot say. Joe Moore wot usfions are beginnine .to inouire ii..,.,, -take mills visit ' 1 J .A of .!;, P-rty if f.on now out for congress and if promises will avail bim anything they will be fotrheoming by the score. personn. 1 C. C. Pin their possession and their administration. With the Philippine islands, however, te case Is altogether different. They are practically foreign to us in race, in locality, in Interest. ',i H Hart nn hi Murphy (ireensfel l. r Ctitts. R ters Havih" Circumstances, however, to some ex jistf tent made us responsible for the estab it 1 iav, lishment of a stable government In Free Timber. i. of the ,.., the tin1 . , .. tn 'I ii i" , i -a.,. ...s.witiU That pen i lation pen. : tion which 1 towns and v reserve, the has been rev tied to th- .,-ivilcee of- fr ,,.,1 Ttifr1! h ft timber ' 5. " ' Ol The Sunday World-Herald of Omaha not long since contained a very flattering double-column photo, supposed to be a likeness of Judge Moore. In explaining the picture the inscription read: "Judge. Joseph B. Morse." If the signs of the present times are not most wonderfully deceiving, and we have no reason to think so this year, the World-Herald made'TmIsiTaEe""by not holding that cut back until after election, labeling It "after taking," and calling it "Judge Joseph B. Remorse" that Is what he will be If he resigns his position as Judge. The idea of Joe Moore not having some kind of an office will simply stun Black Hills -voters. to Mr "1 ind Cntis 'set it by appliea' est supervi-o Ines and a 1 ' I i'te-'l li welf1 cates that he had attained the rank of Kunnnel before he came to the land of Lakotahs. THE COUNTY TICKET. The republicans have before the voters this year a county ticket that appeals to the business sense of the voters of all parties. It is made up of clean, strong men, who axe capable of administering the affairs of the county that may come within their respective jurisdictions, to the best advantage and the highest satisfaction of the tax payers. They are men whose characters stand out free from blemish, and if elected the convention that placed their names on the ticket will have received commendation for the pains and deliberation it exercised, and the sense of fitness It observed in selecting them. Several of them have been before the people, have been tried and not found wanting in any particular. Others have not sought political favors before, but they entertain the full confidence of their friends. Their records In business, professionally and in common life have been such as to entitle them to the most thougtful consideration of the suffragists, who are assured that .1 who is to blame. No doubt but these murderous attacks are made by gangs of hoodlums, thugs, etc ', as is generally charged hut why are these creatures always mustered under demo-pop auspices? This ambush, dark alley method is always aimed at republicans, never at the demo-pops, as a species of political warfare it Is becoming most startlingly one-sided. The republicans muster no thugs. They have no dark alley methods. They make no attacks, but simply stand by their guns. An enlightened public opinion as well as statute law, holds the man who starts a prairie fire ft responsible for the damage done, no matter how unwittingly he may have kindled the blast. On the same ground Mr. Bryan cannot escape responsibility for these outrages. His speeches made from rear platforms are not arguments, but groundless assertions upon which are based appeals made to the passions and prejudices of his hearers. He overlooks ihe solidarity of the American people, which fact is an internal principle in all republican legislation. By his appeals to different sections and different conditions he disintegrates the populace into classos and proceeds to array class against class. A strife is will be e.-I'c '(""V many penpl- m tl" ,ih- ' 1 1 . reserve. these Islands, and I believe that the administration will necessarily do all In Its power to establish such a government in order to get rid of the responsibility of permanent administration." "Lastly you ask whether a democrat by voting for McKinley and Roosevelt could be considered false to the interests of democracy. I answer that I do not see how a democrat who la true to the interests of democracy can in the present exigency take any other course than to vote for the republican ticket I propose myself so to vote, and I (So this because I am- a demcrat who feels that Bryanism and all that it stands for is diametrically opposed to the principle! of the democratic party as they were enunciated by Jefferson and as they have been construed by all the great men who have led the democratic 'party up to the time of the holding of the unhappy convention of 189(, when the eld organisation was broken np. I have but little sympathy with . the republican 200-Ton Cyf' fish "P . The Spe. l : tl,. ... r- on if rS" "l I,,., freeSJ piant vu e . y. . i in eMicratioi oq nQPITV Ol - ' bsf j ,s are horse teat . h ilie- Flandreau Enterprise: Mr. Martin began his speech a trifle after 8 o'clock and finished- np a little before 10. There was a large assemblage of people present and they had the pleasure of listening to one of the most logical speeches ever delivered in Flandreau. Mr. Martin as a logician, and earnest speaker, has but few peers in the west. ' . lie'-m? D crusnei terday and tn- -.. or.,1 eneinW party, and as a rule have founds its i tl leaders to be opportunists and . not place an'. K statesmen. Nevertheless, in the' pres- they will be true to their trusts. for the root

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