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Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, August 13, 1972
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Crossword Puzzle CRYPTOQUIP Today's Cryploquip clue: G equals D A B C D D E B F G H C I G E B H O J G F A H F K I L B H L M N H B D ' O J D M B F K N M D Answer for Sunday, August 6, Cryplonuip: HE TREKKED ALL THROUGH DANGEROUS DESERT LANDS. ACROSS 1. News agency 5. Leather strip 10, An armed band 15. Warbled 19. Leather flask for oil 20. Communications medium 21. Flower £2. Mohammedan call to prayer 23. Den 24. Sphere of combat 25. Elevate 26. Roster 2*7. A Russian president ·29. State (Fr.) 30. Worry 31. Preference 32. Motion pictures 34. Tibetan gazelle 36. Word in the Psalms 38. Dance step 41. Neon 42. Mohawk, for one 44. Sailor 45. Perched 48. Hammed it up £0. Manufactured with skill 52. River of song 54. Certain prisoner (slang) 55. An alloy 56. Math, subject 58. Old or New 59. Shield 60. Tumbler 61. A crosscut saw 63. So be it 61. The Oregon box 66. Container 67. Guiding 69. A crushing blow 70. Winnow 71. Regan's father 72. Furtiveness 76. Russian community 77. Knee- sprung 82. Seed covering 83. Certain fisherman 85. Girl's name 86. Man's name 87. Emblem 89. June bug 90. Clamor 91. An acid 92. Preconceive 94. Lowers 96. Native of Candia 97. Biblical name 98. Indian 100. Classifies 101. Habitual drunkard 102. Compass reading -103, That is(L.) 105. Gypsy gentleman 106. Dutch painter 108. Small job 111. Rail bird 113. Man's name 115. Toil 119. Easy gait 120. Wild 121. Implements 123. Pigeon 124. Short- eared dog (Her.) 125. A preposition 126. City in Asia 127. Caesar's fateful day 128. Take out 129. Indigent 130. English guns 131. Lease DOWN 1. Transportation charge 2. Wings 3. Whirl 4. Fine line of a letter 5. Malayan pewter coin 6. Seraglios 7. American playwright 8. Famous ship 9. Grass related to wheat 10. A frozen dessert 11. Eskers 12. Enclosures on farms 13. Six-line stanza 14. Before 15. Girl's name 16. Sea of -17. Defense org. 18. To snarl 28. African river · 31. Electrical unit 33. Young boy 35. Blockheads 37. Jurisprudence 38. Biblical name 39. Ricardo's friend 40. Bulgarian . city 42. Refuse 43. To ascertain I * 3 19 B 72 08 IS" 73 40 0» 110 88 20 24 83 29 29 99 04 76 112 70 05 66 90 10 2S 30 61 13 121 26 30 II 77 114 45. Ragout of game 46. Ghastly pale 47. Inanimate object 49. Examination 50. Coarse, ._ heavy linen 51. Roman 551 53. Necklace unit 55. Reddened 57. Helmet- shaped 60. Rasp 61. Proscribe 62. A lariat 65. Barrel (abbr.) 66. Vehicle 68. Sacred vessel 70. Conifer 71. Unstrati- fied loam deposit 72. U.S. physician 73. Barter 74. Sea duck 75. Seaweed 76. Marshes 77. Shows pleasure 78. Title 79. The choice part 80. Miss Ferber, et al. 81. Lorna -84. Danish weight si 106 101 52 122 us- 85. They buf- row in oak trees 88. Musical study 90. Roman emperor 91. Russian craft society 93. Summer on the Loire 95. Ethically 96. Disease of sheep 99. Ancient ascetic 101. Slender branch or shoot 103. Roman goddess 104. Sweet, sticky cake 106. Popular author 107. The lowest point 108. Dressed 109. Cavity 110. Gem stone 112. Foray 114. Handle of joiner's plane 116. To portend 117. Furnace 118. Musical pause 120. Merriment 122. Member of the family \s 22 78 86 107 25 27 31 16 II 18 80 10Z. 20m in 47 SI Presidents of Manifest Destiny By Patterson Patrick When he returned to the helm 1 of the good ship America he had left sailing in gently rolling waters four years before, President Grover Cleveland found the centrury-old ship of state tacking haphazardly into t r o u b l e d f i s c a l a n d behavioral seas. In a quiet campaign notably different, from the rancorous one of. four years earlier, Cleveland had reversed the decision against Harrison by besting the colorless 'and conservative aristocrat with wide margins in both popular and electoral votes. Cleveland had profited from the campaign of the People's Party, headed by James B. Weaver, who had c u t s o d e e p l y i n t o Republican ranks .that he predicted, "The Republican Party is as dead as the Whig Party was after the Scott campaign of 1852, and can- n o t m a k e a n o t h e r campaign." The past eight years had been prosperous ones, but ominous signs warned that the nation's behavioral and fiscal policies were on a collision course with the future. Farm prices were falling, the flow of gold-to foreign markets had slashed the reserve to below $100 million, unemployment was rising, labor unions . were becoming strong and unruly and the large Philadelphia- Reading Railway had gone bankrupt a few days before Cleveland's inauguration. In his second inaugural address Cleveland met the issues head-on by singling out three symptoms of "insidious i n f i r m i t y t h a t threatens our n a t i o n a l vigor:" ^ The exposure to degradation of "a sound and stable currency," *f "The waste of public money is a crime against the citizen," and, i* The danger in the "prevalence of a popular disposition to expect from the operations of the government special and direct individual advantages." The President dwelt at length on the "unwholesome progeny of paternalism," and declared, "The lessons of paternalism ought to be unlearned and the better lesson taught that while the people should patriotically and cheerfully support their government, its functions do not include the support of the people." Three months after Cleveland took office the Panic of 1893 struck in full fury. The stock market collapsed, bankruptcies were common occurrences and gangs of angry, unemployed men roamed the country looking for jobs and finding trouble. It was men like these who made up "Coxey's A r m y " t h a t marched on Washington demanding a $500 million road-building program, and s u c c e e d e d i n g e t t i n g "General" Jacob Coxey arrested for trespassing on the White House grounds. Grover Cleveland (Administration: March 4, 1893-March 3, 1897) CHARLESTON, W.VA.. President Cleveland summoned Congress to a special summer session, then left for New York where he boarded a private yacht to undergo an operation to remove cancerous tissue from the roof of his mouth. A second operation was performed two weeks later, a rubber replacement for his upper left jaw was inserted and the President was able to address Congress later in the summer. Secrecy was used to avoid worsening an already panicky situation. Cleveland persuaded Congress to repeal the Sherman Silver Purchase Act, but only after a bitter fight that left the Democrats h o p e l e s s l y split. The following year the House passed a tariff reduction bill that met the President's approval, but the measure got such rough handling in the Senate that Cleveland disgustedly allowed it to become law without his signature. The President antagonized public opinion and thwarted "Manifest Destiny" by blocking the movement to annex Hawaii begun under Harrison's Administration. Instead, he asked Congress to find a solution to the Hawaii problem "consistent with American honor, integrity and morality." By January of 1895 the gold reserve had dwindled to about $40 million, and the Treasury Department's situation was desperate'. To b u i l d up the r e s e r v e , Cleveland arranged with a syndicate of New York bankers--Morgan, Belmont, Rothschild--to purchase a new issue of federal, bonds with gold. The reserve was replenished, but the interest rates were exorbitant, and Cleveland was w i d e l y criticized, apparently for underestimating human greed. So unpopular had Cleveland become by the end of his term that it came as no s u r p r i s e w h e n t h e D e m o c r a t i c N a t i o n a l Convention of 1896 handed him a double rebuff by formally repudiating his conservative fiscal policy and by n o m i n a t i n g as its standard-bearer the fre« silver crusader, William J e n n i n g s B r y a n o f Nebraska. Cleveland refused to support Bryan, but he also refused the "nomination of t h e S o u n d M o n e y Democratic Party, and he w a s p l e a s e d w h e n R e p u b l i c a n n o m i n e e William McKinley, a "sound money" m a n , defeated Bryan. Despite repudiation by his own party, Grover Cleveland is usually rated by historians as the best Democratic President between Jackson and Wilson. He carried this d i s t i n c t i o n a l m o s t o n strength of character alone, for he was as nonpartisan as a successful politician can be. The bull-necked, indomitable and sometimes profane Cleveland remained a mama's boy and moralist to the end. He said his only envy of President McKinley was the presence of his mother at his inauguration, and his last words to his wife as he lay dying of kidney and heart disease were, "I have tried so hard to do right." These eight words epitomized the story of Grover Cleveland's life. Copyright 1972, Los Angeles Times Sunday Gazette-Mail

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