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VOL. XXI. ,: INDIANA 10, 1896. NO. 165 JULY- Is the nonth for Great Dry Goods Bargains. Shirt Waists at 5oc on the Dollar. Wash Goods at Less Than Cost. ONYX HOSIERY Our Big Window is full of Imported Onyx Hosiery no pair of which is worth less than 40 Cents. Your Choice for 25 cents. Sprfts Rule the Nfationa Democratic Convention. ' ' ' THE§WEN. ARE NAfVED Who \^JU be in the Struggle for the,Nomination Today. Our Own Claude Stands a Very Slender Chance to Win. B.lieved'.That Bland or-Bryan-Will be / ! - : --- the Nominee. 400-411 BBOADWAY. Clothes up to Date . . \ Have been in great favor at our establishment. Fact Is no one hag a finer line of woolens and worsteds to-select from than our*. • ' . » ImportantJFeatures ... In the make-up of our clothes work their superiority. not the cheapest tailors but claim to be the best. We are Carl W. Keller, Tailor and Draper. 311 Market Street. LOST By Paying $100 for. your bicycle when you can get OUTINQS for $85 and $65, We have an assortment of SECOND HAND MACHINES which must be Sold, Call and make an offer. CYCLOMETERS .OILS CEMENT ENAMEL TIRES ENAMELING BELLS VULCANIZING LAMPS GRAPHITE REPAIR .KITS SADDLES TOE CLIPS BRAZING LOCKS OLD TIRES Made Good as New ZINN & COMPANY. . Chi'ong'o. July 9.— Spec!;il.— Tho' Ch!-. <.'!i;;o convention lins boon ..one ol! tiie most remarkable in the liistoi'.T.of tlie country in that it marks tlie'clissolutliin oil. the. Democratic party anil .tlii>. . ?'n- liremacy of The South. Many earnest., ' S06 t'rou silver advocates vrlio .won t. to Clii- FOtJRTH ST. cajjo to advocate flint policy h;i've awnJs-', onod widely 10 a r^nlizatlon'of ihe truth and arc sadly returning, limnc, Tlic bitter sectionalism that has con- STBinlly cropped out as the struggle has ffono on is the subject ot' much 'comment. They are thoughtful uieni'wbb arc inclined to lake a pessimistic view of the situa-tiou. Gray-haired nicu, .who have boeu identified with tho rrolli'ics of the country for forty years', say. that just prior to the break between' the North and the South over slavery, bitterer things were not said against the North! than have been said here against the East by the men w.iio are representing the Sowth, The cry lias been, on. the part of 'the .South, "YVe'liave become slaves to the -money power of the East, and wo propose to break away, never to return." An InfU.anlun, who served many years In Congress, bait who aid not .care to have his name used Jn connection with tlie subject, saJd today that he had seen this tiring coming for six years. "Samuel J. Tilden once said that the Democrats would elect one President. of tills country and the South would then assume control of the party, and another, would jpevor be elected," said he. "That proiiecy Is comJng.to'bc true. . If lias, been plain to Northern Democrats. wh'o/ii'nve. served In. Congress with the Southern men that they Intended to take.-.ith'e control of the 'party ..In- .their hands/ ; Ihe^.Soutlrern leaders are now. maktog-ttoeufree silver craze tlie pretext' for puitingfthelr long cherlshecl plans •In operation;: And the sad thing about it ali;lsythat Illinois, Indiana and ^Ohlo arc joining hands with the South in this movement to control for .all tiiu.e to corae/ilte'Dexnocratic party," • . tworth-trds of the speeches •tlori-'ahduld be trite':to r -ltBTeBponslbllltlei .•and'bravo- tor its''duties.:, that In its plat- .furm;..lt should sot forth.truths founded or tire• "iirlnciples of ,truth and jusilce, that- 1 if. will:. rcdoun<J...to t+io benefit of al! th(',-people and.to thc'upllftlng of humanl- .'t'y. ' He" also, prayed that' the candidate ol' the convention for. the_chlef magistracy 'Of .the republic: should be'aman with clean hands .and a pure heart, that through his tllorta' tho people njlftht be lifted nearer tc Heaven, and finally that the ansrels of l;OacQ and prosperity shall bless the whole Jtind. . '. •' .Jleport of Flatfurni Comraitcoo. Representative Richardson, • of Tennessee, was 1 called to the chair. < Senator Jones,, of Arkansas,, chairman of the com- on resolutions, read 1 the-platform as Jiii'tilly adopted by that committee. The applause called out by the opening passage' yaB.o'C a.yery perfunctory'character, being thrown in wherever the speaker paused al tho'end of a sentence, without much regard to-the sentiment expressed. Tho difficulties of. hearing In the; vast hall were made plulnly'apparent and'Mr. Jones' voice wa In very bad condition'.. At the mention o free.-cojnage there was a cheer, not very or. ionjj, however, A delegate in tlv as):.,; that this'plank be read ove: anil Mr. Jones complied. ' .1, .1'^aUoy amendment AS to natlona banks i! was substituted for. the plank pro vlou.-ly published. It was-as follows: Amendment u» to Nntioptil Wunk». "Congress nlone' has'the power to coin (nil issue money, and tlils:power cannot be :olrj«iiod to corporations--or individuals. Ac-, t.Vreiore, denounce the Issuance ol r.-tlon.nl bank notes as In-derogatlon of'th- onstltutlon,'-and deniund that, I® paper i;u:i; legal tender 1'or debts and for the nymirot of dues to the Uhked States shall • • K*n»d by the- K'o.vornment of the Unlt?d tales, • • ... , .-.. . ;^-.iflfiW AS r-hc.rending proceeded Jt was apparent y comparison with- the "platform pub- shed Weilnesdny,-tH-at 1 some-one hud gone, vor m-.a amended the grammatical con- smiLMlon of tho sentences .In numerous 'particulars. .Even the. ; denunciation of "Boverjimirnt by Irj.luncUqn," supposed to bo peculiarly of .Chicago issue, failed to rnlsi! r. response,fr4)ni tlie railleries, prob- tiWy for the re'asbi-.' that". Senator Jonc^' voice had becomcf-'so";:inc!lstinct that the allusion may 'not 1 •have 1 been - heard. \V!ien the Cuban plank,wa,'sreach<-u"some- one In the front n'islft unfurledHCuban f!nj? ur.d w.ivcd it, but WIsL effort at theatrical' 1 .effect was promptly suppressed by the chairman, who rapped sharply and cbm- mnnded the s'crscar.t-a't'-nrms to "haul down .'that fins, 1 ; "This wns Immediately done, and the Incident was .brought to an ' Ignominious close.' '. •' As ,h'e finished .(Ik-, reading, of the platform 'Serintor Jones 'stated't'ha't'at the request.-.of a minority: of the committee' on resolutions he would no\v present'curtain amendments that were proposed by the minority; also, two amendments that would btl proposed 1 by Senator Hill, of New York. All of them would now'be-, read,, after si'nlt.-h, b'y ttprreement,',wo. hours anil forty mlr.'.iton \voulu be nllo.Vc^''?,',r debate, ono houj'"-an{I.'twc-3tv 'minutes' 'on:, each side. tne majority in acrgctivt in ramnK to maxc any recoRnmon oKhe honesty, economy, courage and fldeHfsf of the present d«mb- nrRtlc admlnlstraBon! and they therefore offer the following declaration as an amendment to the: majority report: . "We commend the honesty, economy, courage and fidelity of the present democratic national administration. "(Signed) David B. HIM, New York: William F. Vllas, Wisconsin; George Grav, Delaware; John PrcntlHS Poe. Maryland: Irving W. Drew, New Hampshire: C. O. Holmnn, Maine: P. J. Parrel I, Vermont Lynde Harrison, Connecticut; David 8 Baker, Rhode Island: Thomas A C Weadock, Michigan;.James E, O'Brien, Minnesota, John E. Russell, Massachusetts; Hobcrt E. Wright. Pennsylvania: William R. Sleeh!, South Dakota; Allen McDermott, Now Jersey." • • .An amendment ^Indorsing the administration of ClevelandNyas read by the secretary and cheered. Ml\ Whitney rose with tho New York delegation and Joined In the cheering, but Mr. Hill retained his seat. Hill'* Amendments. The amendments proposed to .be offered by Senator Hill were then read, as follows: First amendment; "But It should be carefully provided by law at the same time that any change In the monetary standard should not apply to existing contracts." Second amendment: "Our advocacy of tho independent free coinage of silver be- ir.f ban d on the belief that such coinage will effect and maintain'a parity between, geld and silver ut the- reilo of sixteen to' one, wu declare as .". pl^rifi 1 '! of our sincerity HUGH WALLACE. OF STATE OF WASHINGTON. that if snclv'fre'e coinage^shall fall to effect such parity 'v-lthin one\Tear from its en- Rutmeiit.by law .such coinage shall thereupon be 1 suspended." . .\\ . • TILLMAN'S j&KECll. hat.^ It Is Delivered Amld-.Vliupiltlc.uce nnd The chairman then-announced that Sen- aroi Tillman, o't South Carolina, would no'vv ofl!er, ajj. amendment and would be hi-ard 1'br'GO minutes. ^1'his statement met the invpr of the audience, and at 31:30 Sen- h.i/ii- Tlllna.n. mounted tho platform amid aoa Sixth Street. onages," so rar as tne aormeusL is concerned, and we have turned our, faces to the west, unking our brothers of tlie western mates to unite with, us In turning the government over to the condition In which cur fathers left It, and the west has responded. But you o*. the west must get the republican iilver men of the west anil : the populists .to Indorse your plaform, or you are beaten. He knew appeals would he made to them by time-serving politicians not to listen to the mouthlngs of this South Carolina ranter.but he warned them that unless they repudiated Cleveland's administration they would go before the country stultl- llcd. "Therefore," he said," "oiler as a substitute this resolution. Xow listen and be Quiet," he added. "It any considerable number of these delegates deny the truth of Jt tliey can express It by their votes. But those of you who know It is true are called upon to express your knowledge by your vote." The Tlllmun KftMolutiun. Mr. Tlllman then read his resolution, as follows: "We denounce the administration of President Cleveland as'undemocratic and tyrannical, and as a departure from those principles which an: cherished by all Hb- trty-lovlnjj -Americans. The veto power has been used to thwart the .will of the j'popk- as expressed by their representatives In congress. The appointing: power bus been used to subsidize ihe press, to debauch congress and to overawe and cojitrol citizens, in the free exercise of their constitutional rights as voters. A plutocratic despotism is -.hug sought 10 be established on the ruins of the republic. We repudiate the construction placed on the linanclnl plank of the last democratic national convention by President Cleveland and Secretary Carlisle as contrary to th«plain meaning of Knfjlish words, and as being :in act of bnd faith, deserving the w- vori'st censure. The issue of bor.ds In time of peace v.-ith which 10 buy polil to redeem c-.iin obligations payable in silver or gold, a: the option of iho government, and the use of the proceeds to defray the ordinary expenses of the government are both un- 1,'iWfui nnd usurpations of authority deserving Smpcachmnnt." Cheers, and hisses interspersed the read- is;', and'Mr Tillman said: . "One word more and I will relieve these howlers who have come here on tickets Klven them, of the disagreeable duty ot listening to me." .A delegate from Maine rose and called our'ploase explain to Maine"—but the chair ruled that Mr. Tillman co'jkl not be inter- tuiHed, and the delegate took h!s seat. Mr. Tillman went on to say that the democracy now had the platform that they wanted [Cheers.] . , Xnt a Sectional Issue, Mr. Tillman concluded here, and a cheer v.'t-nt up as he left the platform and Senator Jonos took the stand to speak for tho platform as submitted by the committee His first sentence brought cheering. Hs si,ld he disagreed with the senator froni South Carolina in his statement that thl» WHH a sectional Issue. . Me was a southerner, but he loved tha whole country and was willing to • lay down his life for it. [Wild cfieerlng] This question was not sectional, but Involved every country. The democracy believed as he did, in liberty,.in union. .Ho •believed that the . whole . people should stand together. ( ..... HILL DEMONSTRATION. Convention He At- Straws That [Show Which~Wa> the Wind Blows Stow that lit must have blown a tremendous gate towards FJsb.er'8, for they bare straws of all the new, shapes and sizes, straws In straw, color and any otlier color you wish piled on their shelves and waiting: to be called ."the last straw" in the newest style bought at Fisher's by every pleased resident of Logansport Light Derby's, light ' nobby straw, hats and jaunty handsome bicycle caps are wMt we have a big run on now. . that/ia've been made np to this time hav«;;been made by Southerners. They Starte^vOTit.to take bbth the .temporary chaJijaiSn 'and the permanent chaJi'man, but afte'.r ; \the cry was raised that this was'toofi&uch, they, abandoned the idea of making Senator Harr.Is the perina- nent chajrrnan. The consummation 'of their hopes! will be the nomination of one of .their own number, Bland, of Missouri, for 'President. The old 'tune of "DlxJcV .has been the favorite -one !n the conv9ntion'.V' : ' . THE'DAY'S PROCEEDINGS;' ' • '••'••••:'••',' ,=/CONVENTION IN SESSION.. mtly to^wha^Wt^bc read, and "^ '"S"^. " e , ten patlen said: '.'. TUB Full Text of tho Bo«olntlon» Offered by tt..Scores Hill and . tbi?.-Latter '';' "Gets Back." riORRIS FISHER - THE HATTER. hvltatibns " W Are .klwayi appreciated and-especially so when they are 1 •'-tRBt'efaU'y gotten np. * THE JOURNAL Job Prlnttbo; Department Is making a •peolaltyof - . " ...>.'. •"• iHVITATIONa, PROGRAMS, LETTER HEADS, MOTE HEADS. BILL HEADS,' STATEMEiSITt, CARDS, CIRCULARS, IET C. Mtecrt Styles in Fancy Typ? and Material. Convention- Hall, Chicago, July, 9.— The man who created, a commotion by .unfurling the Cuban, flag and'.waving It under the'chairman's desk after the Cuban •ympathy plank had been read .was W. I>. Evans, of Bcnhettsvllle, S. C. 1 , a dels- gate from that state. Ho Is- an' old man, thin and short/In stature, and the silken folds almost hid hlpi froni view, asi he waved the.emblem aloft from a'big pole. When Chairman 1 Richardson 'shouted his pwemptory.command:. VLower that ban : ner; take It.away," Mr.:Evans waa Immediately surrounded by police officers and officials under orders of the sergeant-alarms. .They gently but firmly-compelled. • him to furl the-flag of llb'orty; iwhich waa then laid out of Bight under the,soats ot the South' Carolina delegation/ who occupy B. front row to.the left of the platform. He dld'not complain; .and was .not txcltod In the leant by the Incident, saying; ; -'•'.-, ••'-• ''••'•• ' : ', -:^,: ; i-M-'; ..!">• "The South Carolina delegation la solidly : ln favoijgf-Cuban:Independence,!butlwo' took no formal action authorizing me' to wave-the flag.,V - :•-"••',.• '^'.-.K:-••..*.,?'••;••.•,',.•.•<* : Tho Incident : wa» :raerely -noted by the crowd, but-.evoked .ho enth«»jMm;-., iiV,^ Chalrmitn ?Chlt« Calli to.Ordcr. v . .,' ' At flye minutes before 11 o'CloclcJ-SenatorT •White, of California, the perinkheBi^reiit. dent of tho convention, called Uje-aisembly to order,.and Btat*d, : that th«;day'i pro- coedlngs would be opened with prayer by "'''"-'' : ' The minority report'-was- : then read by one of the secretaries;oi'.the'.conventlon, aa'.follows: ' v.-'J'-.':,'';* • '''-•'•,' "To 'tha Dem'ocra'tlc'rNatlohnl Convention:, Sixteen delegnte's^'constltiitlng thp minority of the-cdmnilttee-on resolutions, find 'many declarations,, in the .report of the majority to- wh.lch 'they cannot give their assent. Somb, of ".these are wholly, unnecessary. Some"are-:ill-cpnsidered ami ambiguously phrasedv-^hlle others are ex- treme'and revolutionoTjtfof'.the well recognized principles of thc.party. The mliiorlty content -themselves -with,-.this, general expression of their dlssent : 'Wlthout,golng Into fl.specific.statement o( these objectionable featureavOf'the report of the majority; ,, .,r'.'-fV^The.Financial 1 Qnuntioni .' "But;upoh the financial question, which engages at this time the chief share of pub- .110 attention,,.-the; views of the majority dlJfer iso ' fundamentally from, what the minority,' regai-d- as. vital-democratic'doc- trines'as to demand a distinct statement o' what they hold to as the onlyjustand true expression .of democratic faith upon,thin paramount .Issue, as follows, which ,1s offered- -as a. substitute for the financial rt&nka.-ln the majority report: .'We dcclan; our belief'that the experiment on the part of the.'United States-alone of free silver coinage,'and a change of the existing standard of value independently of the action -of other great nation's, would not only-Iniperil our finances, "but would retard, ,«f:'enttrely prevent the establishment 6f 'International ; blmetnlllsm,;to' which the efforts of the irovernment'should.be steadily directed... It would ;place:thlf Icountry at 'once :upon a! sliver basis. Impair contracts; disturb, budlness,, diminish the pur- / ohailntf'Sower of'tho va«.eS'Of labor-and innict .Irreparable evn»-;;«|>Bh'..o.nt. 1 nation's commerce and Induiitjpr^jstjtjy^** •••-.•.. ., F»Tor. Maintenance of ><3b'l<l 'Btandarcl. sam tnaf. ne could do no more than make partlal- : Bllusfons to tha Important planks of the platform. He would begin by introducing -himself to the representatives of the democracy of the United States "as'M am—and not as the lying newspapers hati? taught you. to think me.". [Cheers.] He ijoped they would carry away from the convention a different idea of "the pitchfork man of South Carolina" from-that which they now held. He c«me; from the land of secession, from South Carolina. CA\hlss.l.-. ."Ah, '( said .Mr. TlUaian, turning In the dl- .rcction '-from which \the offense came."there are but'three things'in tho world that hiss—the goose, the'serpent, and tho man." [Cheers and laughter.] He did not know whether he could say he -was a tepresontatlve of all the southern states, [Shouts of yes and no.] He had gone through 14 southerrt states since April last announcing, a new- "declaration of Independence"—free silver, afsliteen to one. [Cheers.J ':; "Until 'j inta'rnatlonaj' copperattonyamong' leading; nation's for -tae^cnlnage of sliver . can be: secured we favor .the-rigid malnte • nanoe ,'Of the existing-gold-standard as :eBBentlal : '.,to the;, preB'er.vatloh. of our.na- .tlonal credit', thtf-redemptlon of oiir-publlc pledges and th» -k«eping.-,lnviolato.of our country's, honor..;-"VVe.'ilnBlst^that-'all our paper.-,and sliver.,currencyilshall be kept absolutely, at a;'.parity.'Wuh'-'gold. ' -Toe democrKtl'c party-'WV*he*tTiarty of hard ,.__ , --'-^ "- s -ga|,tender.pa- _ , or- permanent a therefore favor money.-andi Is. .„ ..... per monVn as a part' < financial nvstem. Senator Tillman. w.iiint on to give figures- from the census by way of comparison, In order to show how the 'eastern states had gained In wealth over the'western and louthern states for .the last decade. He kbld he knew that thfc newspapers would not.publish his figures,'but ho would state them to his hearers,. It had been asserted Wednesday by a delegate from Massachusetts (Mr. George F.,.WIlIiams) that thl* was not a sectional Issue, but that he (Mr. Tillman). asserted' that It was. [Shouts of "No! No!"].. "The thith Is mighty,and will prevail," he, quoted, and went on with his figures'. ' "•/ , • • •.-•'••' .... ' . •• Theso'flfifures, he said, proved the truth ot^what he had said, that the people of the^bu'th: an4 west we're nothing but hew—- f ; wood and drawers of water for the »nd, that their, substance had been! ast by reason of the financial f republican'leKlftlatlpn: 1 ' this, time Senator .Tillman had failed', to. iitfr up, any sympathy, or en- thuslflsm\,lh'.';hls audience, and the latter began:-to [(five evidence of Impatience and disappolnkme^nt byr- Bhouts of "time," •'Ume;'.'rafthoxikh he' had only occupied 20 out of hla CO minute*., : ; ,vr :loji_plnialy Irritated him, i Btltt;m"6re aroused when . ^ the gradual retirement f and cancellation Bev.. Episcopal church of.Cedar Bapldajfja;," .cama'' .'tclorjO'man••.-.'. jwho. : pttere4V-prayer' Wednesday.;; i^,;:v.:^:<,., / -':''i;^Ky-;-".r.:^' : vv! .'. >Tti hlfl '.m*ftv'*k> fi*^o iiV*^">h*t ,4h»')»\*««*^ri»««—';' .of all United States notes .e.'nd treasury •notes, under such JeglBlatlve' f wUsloni 1 ai win prevent undue contraption ' "We demand that the national'cJWfllt shall bf • resolutely •< maintained >at oil times and undtr all circumstance* f - Admlnlitrmtlon ' 'Hii This dcnionstratli but his anker was stflKmore aroused when a band in the vestlbule'tegan to play a popular air. The sergeant-at-Rrms shouted out . to.. sdrne, of hla subordinates: "Stop that bftnd.f' but the. music/went on In spite of those orders ' Where,"/ Mr Tillman asked, as soon ne he could be heard once more, ' nhero IsNew jTTprk now? [Cheers ] TV1wfro\li lt» leader?" (a silver delegate —"In .the \SOUD"—laughten.) ^.oolc to tha W«t th? jiouth iive x "burned .our Goes Wild Wtien . tempt* to Speak. . 'Just then David B. Hill mounted the platfoA-m to speak for the substitute planlri&and a scene'that approached In enthfip|S'jm that of Wednesday night wheis5Ss]ff;v;York cast her 72 votes for the minority report of .the credentials committee began. Delegates stood on chairs and waved hats, fans and handkerchief*. Mr. Whitney rose with the rest, and the sight of his erect figure brought many, to their. feet. The galleries seemed to rise as a man and the waving sea of hats, newspapers and everything at hand that could be made 'conspicuous rose .and fell all over the hall. The attempts of. the chair to still the tumult were unavailable, and although most of the delegates resumed their seats after several minutes of cheering. the galleries would not be quiet and yelled and shouted with hearty good will. ' ' All this time the object of the demonstration stood calm and. cool facing his enthusiastic friends. He showed no feeling^ In facial expression and glanced straigh ahead. Then gradually the tumult end and finally silence reigned. . A Democrat But Not » Revolutlonlif 1 Mr, Hill began In slow and distinct tones, saying that following the course of the senator from South Carolina he would Introduce himself by saying: "I ani a democrat, but I am not a revolutionist." [Cheers.] Without Intending to especially reply to the remarks, of the distinguished senator from South Carolina, he would only say that It was a waste of time for him to assume that we were so Ignorant as-not to know that It was South Carolina that In If CO attempted to destroy the union. His (Mr. Hill's) mission here to-day wai to build up, not to destroy. He knew ho addressed a convention that did not agree with all tho views he held, but ha knew they would hear him for his cau»e. New York made no apology, to South. Carolina. [Cheers.] She did hot need It. Need he remind this great convention that It was New York city, whose wealth had hccn so decried, that had always been the Gibraltar of democracy. . .Speaking of the deficit of H0,000,«00 which, had arisen .because a tariff bl!l passed by the democratic party had not "as yet," (as he Bald with emphasis), yielded enough revenue for the necessities of the government, this was a .foolish issue to have raised. It put the democratic party on the defensive in every school -district la • th'e country. The burden Imposed upon the eastern states by this sliver plank was' all they could reasonably be expected to . carry without Imposing on them all these additional Issues. He did not believe In driving men- out of the democratic party [cheers] to make room for a lot of republicans and whlgs and populists who have never voted the democratic ticket In their, lives. [Loud cheering.] "I .tell you," h« added, imprfesslvely, "no matter.who your candidate may be, with one exception, your populist friends will nominate their own "tickets aiid your forces will, be divided. [Cheers. A voice back In the hall cried "No."]' . . -"''•" Turning, Initial direction Mr. Hill said with bitter iEtejnatlon: "My friend says no." Then raising his voce to Its, full pitch. he asked: "Who Is'thcre-to apeak forth* populists/ In a 'democratic .convention?!' [CheerB renewed again and again.] Senator, Hill brought-his speech torn close by a recapitulation.of the defects no found in the platform and sald'lhera was still time to remedy them In part. 1 As ho returned to his delegation he war cheered as no .other speaker. hadV;been .since, the opening of the .convention: THM Spe»k«. .The demonstration over Senator Hill wa» at Its height when Senator Vllas ascended the platform to support his New York.col- league's 'argument. Mr. Vllas was, applauded -as', he was Introduced, >: The; question-about .to be decided warn momentous—painfully so. If the majority persisted in .Its . revolutionary .methods, they were sure, to meet a fearful penalty*, (Continued on Fourth Page.) "><• .'

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