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WAILY PHABOS SATURDAY, KOV. 20. '8 97 - BBHJ. T. LOBTHAIS . JOHN W. HARRIS. Lonthaln * Barnes. WJ1TORB AK0 PBOFRMTORB. TKRMB OF SUBSCRIPTION - Dally ™ lO°ent«;periDomb40c<mt«: per per Phro« therwo formic the 2SSSS: tlJ* » year.trtetly m advance. Kntered at the Lograngport, In^ class mall matter, aa provided by law. HABK to the cannon's roar! But the cannon in Court park will never roar. ^^__ IT is now given out tnat McKinley's message to congress will give little encouragement to tbe Cuban patriots. BROTHER STTJTKSMAN oimu an- novmces that he will be a candidate for congress. He Is a lively young man and will give Major Steele a close race, THE Chicago Tribune now sees grave danger in retiring the greenbacks and issuing bank notee, because "the necessity the banks would be under of satisfying the demands of the note holde.-s would make it much harder to meet the demands of the depositors, because the depositors, knowing this fact, would want to draw out their money before the bank broke." Is It possible that tbe great advocates of "sound money" are going to turn their backs on the \»anks?, An eflortTwill be madeTat the coming session of congress to repeal the «lTil service law. There comes an awful wall of disappointment on account of President McKlnley's inclination to stand by and extend the law. As matters now stand, Democrats occupy most of the minor positions in the government service and there Is no way to get them out. Thousands of aspiring politicians •ontended for McKinley and "sound money" expecting that they would be provided for and given rewards commensurate with their services. Now they find that they can get nothing unless the civil service law is repealed. It leaves the poor congressman 1n a very bad position. It they Tote to repeal the civil service law the mugwumps will desert them and U they don't make am effort to repeal the law the disappointed office seekers will be after them. The next •ongress will be full ot new faces. THERE has been a general reduction in wages at the Haverhill shoe factories, varying 10 to 20 per cent.. In one factory ihe wages of cutters have been reduced from $15 to «12 a, week. This is a strange performance In a country blessed with a tariff the avowed purpose 01 which was to Increase wages and to bring in prosperity. It muss be thai, Mr. Dlngley was not sufficiently careful of the interests of tbe men tbat make shoes. A 20 per cent raduction in wages is a serious thing In some cases It may mean the difference between happiness and prosperity and misery and adversity.— Indianapolis News. There is nothing strange about a cat in wages. The laboring people are pal3 in gold and as tbe purchasing power of gold continues to Increase wages must correspondingly fall. The tariff has nothing to do with wages. roan I've no use for. A man who would desert bis party would desert his country, aud a mugwump cannot be trusted. "There Is such a thlog as fashion !n politics, and these Mugwumps, whnseguldtiiK'principle IB that ^ he best dressed citizen la the best, citizen, lure to them many weak, would- be fashionables who, with, pasts t<. cover up, find in Mugwumpery *hai they deem to be a garmeut uf respectability. "Usually :i Mugwump Is a hypocrite, false to everybody but himself. It bis nation 18 in a war, dne-t be defend her—does ha eolut? Never. No man ever found a Mugwump with arms ia bis hands fighting for his country. No battlefield of any age ever saw the co.or of a Mugwump's blood. None ever will, ia this country your Mugwump is generally an An^lomaniac; alwa ; s licking Brlttsa boots. Oae of your Mug- wump's earmarks is to reprove patriotism as jingoism." VKHAT DDES THIS NBN? How Mcltinley's Prosperity Affects *k« Workingraan. DEGEAI/ATIOIT OP WHITE LABOE. FRED R. KKTCHAJI, of Chicago, recovered a judgment of $21,000 against the Chicago & Northwestern railroad this week for damages. .He was formerly an employe of the road. The company discharged him and he was blacklisted . He could secure no employment. Without mercy he was followed by the railway officials The verdict he obtained will have a salutary eflect upon corporations There Is nothing meaner thaa the system adopted by railroads for pre •renting men to secure employment. If a man who follows railroading for a livelihood, secures the ill will o railway managers, his chances for securing employment a'terward are Terysllm. The victim who is black listed finds he can get no work. Ttu railway company that, does the blacfe listing is liable for damages, but it ii a very hard matter to secure proof on which to base an action for damages The victim knows that he is black listed, but how can he prove it? i seems that Mr. Ketch am had th proof and the judgment of 821,000 1 not excessive, when it is considered that a man's right to earn a living i Involved in the controversy. Farming In Georgia. Correspondents of the Atlanta Con- ititution have described two model farms tbey visited in the state whose citizens call Chicago the Atlanta of the north. These accounts show that in Georgia at least there is as much money in farming as in anything else if the agriculturist uses his brains. One of the farms was a large cotton plantation in Sumter county. Its owner, Mr. Keill Ray, is a native southerner and a self made man. He did a good job in the making too. When he became of age, he bought a farm for $5,000, paying $2,000 cash. The rest was covered by mortgage. Eay worked nt of that mortgage when hundreds of anners north and south were losing heir^ids and going into bankruptcy. 5y sheer grit and industry, with shrewd management, he got out of debt. In the business of agriculture and that alone, mainly cotton : raising, he ecame a rich man. Last year he sold 20,000 worth of cotton. His laborers are black. He does not find them either azy or drunken. A negro and a mule o together, and with this combination Mr. Ray makes ins farming pay He aises 25 acres of cotton for every mule, lis laborers are summoned to and from vork by a big bell, and they must an- wer it to the minute. As punctual to i'me and as faithful to hours as factory work people are the laborers oa Ray's arm, and he requires them to be so. Ic s tho only way to be successful, he ays. After a tour of the farm he invit- d the correspondent, Mr. P. J. Moran, o dine with him at a table on which %-ery article of food except the salt was aised on tho farm itsell The other model farm is described by Mr. Edwin R. Sharpe. The money that vent iuto it originally was acquired in rade. but that makes it none tho less elf sustaining and successful now. It s near Carrollton, Ga., and. is devoted mainly to* stock raising and dairying, although there are on the farm a gristmill that pays the owner $1,200 a year and 2,000 fruit trees. The owner of the arm, Mr. Joseph Kingsbery, has been able to refute the notion that Jersey ows will not thrive in the south. He has a flue herd of registered Jerseys, also a large number of blooded horses ind swine. The equiue specialty of this beautiful place is fine driving horses, for which there is always a market The father of the present owner bought the farm/in 1S27, riding to visit it upon Morgan horse that traveled 90 miles a day. It is a pity there is not more of this game Morgan blood among horse stock of the resent day. The fine old Morgan's descendants are on the Kingsbery farm to this day. Croker . on Richard Croker whose name i somewhat familiar to the American people, has no love for Mugwumps la a recent Interview he said: "I've no patience with sniveling •hallo w-ches ted' Mug wumprey, I ca respect a man like Platt, who fight, for his convictions and follows hi lag. But these between the lln fellow*, these better-than-the-part people, these wolves of politics, wh an so hungry and rapacious of oflfic that, laying convections aside, the will go to anj party which will feed ttMtti Wtd follow both, and! beg from both ftloaoa; that Mufwunjp form o of Chines* Imported to Take the Pl»ce» of IlH:noi« Miner*—Sad Plight of the Men Who Voted For McKinler. A Sample of Kepablicaniam- That is a singular piece of news which the Chicago -Times-Herald gave to the public through the Associated Press Nov. 7, says the Atlanta Constitution.. There is a strike among the coal miners in what is knowu as the northern Illinois district. These men—white men, and Americans at that—have been laboring for years under the depression brought about by the infamous gold standard. During that period they have twice combined to overthrow Republicanism in their state, although it was the party which held their traditional allegiance. When in 18% the issue between the people and their masters was Say of the Of Trenton, N. J. recently Assigned and offered for sale by the O / T / TO SHOR & GLOTHINQ GO. "The Stock is Entirely Fresh and comprises the best Manufactured goods and consists Entirely of Staples. 3 cicariy lurincii, mo .I.I.V.^L*.^....^***"' -•—- , ^ to those old time comrades and with the | ChlldrCDS SDOCS promise of international agreement in j /yyjgseS ' one hand and of immediate prosperity j MJccpc in the other they induced these men to < ''»*• J'lisscs Baby Moccasins worth 50c for 10c 75c 1.00 1.25 in te oter tey nuc < . vote for the election of the Republican Ladies Warm lined Slippers ^r.i__i rm. « »» »»-rt/M-. 1 ivies onnr»(icirf 111 TVTi^- \ w i*__ i £ «•• !•• ri ^ e ticket. The appeal was successful. Kinley -was elected. He took his place • in the White. House. He has had a full j session of congress through which he ' has passed that much vaunted protection bill. For one entire year. Republicanism and gold standardism have been in unqualified possession of the high places. The country has passed from winter into the vernal season, from that into autumn, and the harvest has been gathered, added to which the country has been blessed .with dollar wheat, owing to au affliction of Providence in, the old world, and no thanks to Republicanism.. Yet, after all this, what is the situation? The editor of The Times-Herald is the close personal friend of McKinley. He was one of those who carried on tbe incipient campaign preliminary to the national Republican convention and made possible the nomination of bi» friend. He, of all men, should be the. first to be able to paint in glowing colors the success of this Republicanism which was to do so much for the prosperity of the people. It is from the peu of this editor that the following information comes: Chinese miners are to take the place of Americans in the northern All agreeable spots for tourists run through a series of changes. First, they are simple and sensible in their accommodations. Prices are reasonable. Those who visit them are intelligent people of moderate means, literary, artistic and professional. These guests remain outdoors, dress once a day, eat plain, wholesome food and go to bed early. Then comes the next stage. Other people, the rich, have heard of the paradise and sigh for novelty They invade the paradise in swarms. Immediately prices go up; the beauty and simplicity vanish; women and men, too, dress six times a day, and tbe literary and artistic individuals who used to find their haunts there have resting place no mora "Society" has drawn its poisonous trail over all. It turns night into day; it is on dress parade every moment Every beautiful spot on this continent and in Europe has thus been ruined by "society. " But fate takes its revenge. All the world rushes to see the Four Hundred on parade. Vulgar rich and vulgar poor elbow the exclusive. The nickel fakir and the dime niioseum follow tt.s carriages of the millionaires. The place becomes the resort of the cheap excursionists. "Society" flits to some other beautiful spot to drive up prices and drive away nice people who hate dress parade, flallow eve, the night of Oct. 31. -was anciently among pagan nations the beginning of a three days' feast of the dead, solemnly commemorative o! the souls of tbe departed- This year the last day of the celebration, Nov. 2, was especially commemorative of the departed —the departed hopes of hundreds of candidate* for office. Illinois district. An attempt will be made to break the strike that exists, and the skilled Celestials have been picked up for tho work. They all bear arms, live inside a 40c 50c 75c shoes 50c Dress Shoes... 89c " $2 shoes 125 Spring Heel Lace ' ?5c Extra Fine Warm Lined 85c Finest are Proportionately Cheap Men's Leather House Slippers 35c ' Good quality artics 7Sc ' Drtss tr work shoes 98c ' Satin calf, coin toe I SO ' Real calf, new rope stitch 1.9& Winter tan, patent leather 2 9g ' Dress congress.boi calf & enamel * Boys and Youths sample pairs all finest Shoes one pair of a size worth $2 for.. 98c Boys best Rubber Boots 150 Little Gents Fine Dress Shoes ~ We We disnlav as many Styles outside in front of our store as our space will accomodate '«6» he that may remand to giv,, you an inkling ot the Gamine* of the Greatest Bankrupt; Bargain Sale now . China and W Glass' iven away. Free with Cash Sales at Regular or Bankrupt Pnce*. : The Otto Shoe & Clothing Company. Another Civil Service Decision. Atlanta. Ga., Nov. 20,—Major J. M. Couper lost his fight in the United States court yesterday *or the place of assistant postmaster, not because the civil service laws did not protect Major Couper, but because Judges Newman and Pardee decided that a court of equity has no right to interfere in matters of the kind and that such questions must be decided by the civil service commission at Washington. Suicide of a Cliicasro Man. Escanaba, Mich., Nov. 19.—J. D. Cook, of Chicagro, representing- the Cosmopolitan club of the American Encyclopedia and Dictionary, committed suicide last evening at the Oliver House by shooting himself in the right temple with a re""Un equipped Stockade and | volver. Cook left a note addressed to the coroner directing- that his remains be buried ir the potters fiejd. jfectlnR of the Cabinet. Washington. Nov. 20.—The cabinet was in session for two hours yesterday devoted largely to a discussion of the annual reports of the different members, and the financial question, upon which there was a variety of opinion as to details. Best Ship of Her Class In tlie World. Washington, Nov. 20. — Commodore ^«..**«.~-~« •• --- - - Dewey, president of the naval trial Tuesday and Others SOOn as provi- board, has returned to Washington from . , t . , „ „„„. „« the sea trial of the Iowa, which he de- be made to take caie oi c , lareg is the best shlp O f her class in the be bodyguarded by 100 former Chi cago police. An agent of the Chinese Six Companies was in Chicago last -ss-eek and made a contract with the General Wilmington Coal company to deliver 800 Chinamen at the mines of the Wilmiagton-Braidwood district. The first consignment oi Chinamen will be there on next sion can them. Arrangements for an additional 1,000 Chinese miners have been made conditional on the success of those engaged. Elaborate preparations have been completed to take care of the first 800 China- men and to give them ample protection. What a pretty picture this description makes! Thousands of Americans, with thousands of women and children dependent •upon them for support, are to-be turned out of employment, tnrced out of their homes in the cold and pitiless winter, to go starving or begging as they may, -while their places are to be taken by Chinese slaves, imported for the express degradation of white labor. These slaves are to be guarded by gat- ling gnus and a regiment of police. Shot and shell and canister await the appearance of the trembling Americans if they should venture to come within sight for negotiation. Not only this, bnt the information is given that another thousand of these slavish laborers are to be imported upon the success of the present movement Then we will be presented with a sight of white Americans, men, women and children, crying for bread, as the pitiless winds of the great lake region ruthlessly pelt their forras as they wander through the valleys of northern Illinois. The stars and stripes will be run up over the worse than convict camps of slavish Chinese, working for starvation prices smd protected by the American uniform, while all around them will be .mounted the frowning gatlings to mow down those very men who voted for Mr. ilcKitiley last fall. There is Republicanism ! Take it, size it up, measure it and pass your judgment upon it. Mayor Elect Van Wyck's timely assurance that he will put none but Democrats on guard in New York ought to be a guarantee to the citizens of the metropolis that they are going to have a clean and honest government during the next four years, The DLniley Deficit. The Dingley deficit is now f28, 000,000, and if appropriations were not being "held up" it would be even greater. The Dingley atrocity ig evidently trying to eclipse ev«n the f75, 000*000 d«fieit erf the MoKinliy tariff in 18S4. ' world. Great Scott! What Jfext? Vienna. Nov. 20.—Vienna is threatened with a beer famine. ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. Secretary Sherman has appointed a woman temporary consul at Edmun~ stone, N, B. The potato crop -of Colorado is estimated at 3,000,000 bushels. Some fields yielded 199 sacks per acre. Kichard Croker has decided to stay at New York all winter. Tammany affairs demand his presence. Governor Drake, of Iowa, has ap-. pointed C. A. Bishop to the place vacated by Judge W. A. Spurrier. The cost of maintaining- the home for the feeble-minded in Chippewa Falls, Wis., for the past year was $135.792.28. The boiler in Milton Artley's large wood working factory at Carleton,Mich., exploded, killing the fireman, Edward Craft. Camden Knight, a captain in Caster's famous cavalry regiment, died at his home in Custer Park, Ills., of pneumonia. A hicycle with piston rods instead of a chain is the lastest invention. It will be marketed at $100, and is said to work perfectly. Vice Chancellor Stevens, of New York, has teen asked to decide who owns a body after death, tbe husband or wife or their parents. Sixty students of Vassar college are reported seriously ill, all having been taken sick two days ago from eating improperly cooked veal. It has been discovered that the system of distributing pencils and penholders in Indianapolis schools is responsible for spreading diphtheria. The Oshkosh, Wis., common council has sustained the mayor in his veto of the street railway franchise. 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Nothing like a complete announcement of its literary features Jan be attempted now.Dr. •weir Mitchell, whose novel of the American KeTOlution, -Hugh Wynne." is the great iuc- cese of the year, nas written a new story for the present volume It bears the piquant title: " i he Anventures of Francois: Foundling Adventurer, Ju»gl«r and FeDCtoff-Maeter during the French revolution." • he rale IB full of romance and adventure Mrs. Burton Harrison contributes a new novel of r-ew York life, called "Good Americans," in wUch contemporaneous social types and tendencies are brightly mirrored and described. There will be a group of jlever stcriee about horses and people who like borsef . under the general title of "Gallopi' " "A Women Iteml- niBcenees of th<» French Intervention in Mexico" will be given in a «eriisof graphic and highiy picturesque papers by Mrs. Cornelius Stevenson. 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