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u *, MQINES, AMONA, IOWA, WCT)frKSDAY* JUNE 15,189| tl/CXHU, IOWA, A HISTORIC collection of railroad tick- eta will be one of the exhibits at the 'world's fair. MASSACHUSETTS has more cities of over 25,000 population than any other state in the union. AT THE next presidential e lection it is estimated that more than 11,500,000 men will have the right to vote. NATIVE Christian women in China hare formed a society to discourage the custom of compressing the feet in childhood. RUBBER heele for marching have been introduced by a French army surgeon. The in f antry have tried them with good results. GERMAN railway officials are experimenting with rails made of paper, which are said to be as superior to steel rails as paper car wheels are to those made of iron. OUR national library now contains nearly 600,000 volumes and 200,000 pamphlets, and the yearly increase of books is from 15,000 to 20,000. MR. T.JJEFFEBSONCOOLIDGE, the H6W minister to France, has given $40,000 for a public library in Manchester-by-the-sea, and $115,000 for the Jefferson physical laboratory at Harvard. A syndicate of eastern capitalists, supposed to be headed by Paichell, the Pennsylvania oil operator, says a Richmond, Ind., dispatch, has completed a contract by which they secure about 10,000 acres of land in the center of the Indiana oil fields and will drill one hundred wells at once. THERE is said to be an oak in the Imperial gardens at St. Petersburg which was grown from an acorn taken from a tree growing near the tomb of Washington at Mount Vernon. It was planted fifty years ago by George Sumner, of Boston, the brother of Charles Sumner. THE 12th of October will doubtless be generally obierved in the United States; asa general holiday, as it will bo in Spain, Italy and other countries v?hich are particularly interested in the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America. The president will issue a proclamation before^long recommending the observance of the day. IT seems that the' Columbian exposition is to have a tower at last—or that there will be a structure of this character on the midway plaisance, which may be considered an attachment to the exposition. While it will not be as ambitious in height as the Eiffel tower, it •will be just as use- fui. THE $60,000 world's fair appropriation, which Greece has made, will be devoted in large part to the preparation for exhibit of reproductions ia cast of the many famous specimens of ancient Greek art now owned by the government. Taese casts, it is announced, will be preeenled to ore or more American museums after the fair closes. PEOPLE PKINT. TBE LATEST NEWS. GENERAL NOTBa DR. H. T. HELMBOLTJ has for the fifth time been adjudged insane. ~ HON. T. JEFFERSON COOLIDGB, minister to France, has sailed from New York. THE American sugar trust attempts to "bear" the market in Germany by refusing to buy German sugar at present. EXCITED Pierre, S. D., people seen a forty-foot serpent or fish in the Missouri river at that place. DEMOCRATS of the Sedalia District, in Missouri, have nominated John T. Hard for congres?. T. JEFFERSON COOLIDQB. the new United States minister to France, arrived in Paris Sunday. S. M. WILSON, the most distinguished member of tbe legal profession in San Francisco, died on Saturday. AN Indian from the White Earth 'reservation is admitted to the bar of the United States court of appeals in St. Paul. SYDNEY DILLON, the famous expresi- dent of the Union Pacific railroad, died Tuesday in New York City. HENRY WOLFER, of the Detroit (Mich.) beuse of correction, succeeds Mr. Garvin as warden of the Stillwater penitentiary. COL W. B. REMET, judge advocate general of the navy, was placed on the retired list Saturday, with the rank of colonel in the marine corps. SAMUEL M. WILSON, the most distinguished member of the legal profession in San Francisco, died Saturday. MR. WHABTON, assistant secretary of state, will by request of President Harrison, act as secretary, pending the appointment of Mr. Elaine's successor. COLORED citizens of Alton, 111., decorated the grave of E ijah Lovejoy, the first victim in Illinois of the anti-slavery cause, on Sunday. SEVERAL witnesses testified Saturday that they had paid J. Genmiller certain sums monthly for appointments in the bureau. T. Jefferson Coolidge, United States minister to France, was received by M. Rlbot, the foreign minister of the sister republic. THE republicans have carried Oregon by majorities ranging from 3,000 to 6,000 on the state ticket, and control both branches of the legislature. SECRETARY ELAINE jnet the Candian commissioners at tne state de:artment on Saturday and talked over the trade relations betweem the United States and Canada. Rev. Father Quigley, a Catholic priest, of Toledo, Ohio, has been indicted tor refusing to give the names o_f the pupils at a parochial school under his charge to the Board of Education as required by law. A COMPANY, which includes some of the leading Northern Pacific railroad stockholders, with a capital of $10,000,000 has been organized in New York to build a fleet of whaleback vessels to compete for ocean carrying freight. THE noted Osage Chief En-Tsa-Wah- Tah-In-Kah. _died Thursday at Pawhuska, of Bright's disease. He was just closing his second term as principal chief of the Osage nafion. White Horn, the second chief, will ascend to tho throne. Young Edwin Gould is in supreme charge of the Gould affairs in the absence of his father, Jay Gould, and hie elder brother, George J. Gould. » * * Boston is profoundly shocked because Bishop Phillips Brooks persists in wearing H bobtailed coat. This excitement is akin to that aroused by the mustache of Chief Justice Fuller. * * * Geneial Obrutcheff, recently placed in command of the Russian armies, is too stout to sit in a saddle and even wal ks with difficulty. Gen, Obrutcheff ia some 65 years of age. * * * M. Pasteur, the distinguished French physician, frankly admits that he has received inspiration and aid in his studies on hydrophobia from Mine. Greville, the clever French novelist. * * * A work on which Count Tolstoi is now engaged is called War and Government. He contends that "war between nations is ridiculous and illgoical." Asked what he would have soldiers do when ordered to fight, he answered: "They should refuse to obey orders." * * * For the first time since, as a young man, he began to take interest in political affaire, Abram S. Hewitt has left the country on the eve of a national democratic convention. He sailed last Wednesday for Europe, and he does not ex- .pect to return until tbe oinvass is practically over. * * * Ex- Congressman John T. Wait of eastern Connecticut, now 80 years of age, de livered tie memorial day address in Norwich tjiis year; and the papers say that his ?oicp was as clear and his figure as erect as they were decades ago, while his eye eight was so good that he needed no glasses to aid him in reading his manu script. POB.BIG-N. COUNT LEO TOLSTOI, the well known writer and philanthropist, is seriously ill. THE king of Siam recently cut the first turf for the first railroad in Bangkok. THE twenty-fifth anniversary of Francis Joseph's coronation as king of Hungary, was celebrated Wednesday. DELIVERY wagons, the motive power of which is electricir.v, are the newest vehicles in London. A green grocer had the Srst, IN Aberdeen, Scotland, tests are shortly to be made on cattle killed by electricity to ascertain if the current has any detrimental effect on the quality of the meat. TnE'meeting'oE the emperor and the czir took place Tuesday and wa? very cordial. The two monarchs inspected the garrison and reviewed the troops, THE eruption of Mount Vesuvius is increasing in violence. Wednesday an earthquake shock was felt. For a time the residents were panic strickep. TintEE hundred an^ ten houses in Pot- ouinki, which is 120 miles southeast of Nijui Novgorod, wwe burned Wednerday and most of the occupants are now dependent upon charity. The Oriental bank, of London, has assigned. The liabilities are about .67,250,000, besides the paid up capital of £6,000,- OuO. The bank hopes to pay in tull and to resume business. A REVOLT has broken out in the Moose- land Hasoun districts of Armenia. Turkish t oops sent to • the revolt have been defeated. The rebellion is spreading. A LARGE number of prominent and influential citizens of Brazil have been sent into exile by acting President Peixotto, be cause of public or private utterances regarding acts of the administration, which he construed as inflammatory. THE czar's intention tn meet Emperor William at Kisl, and his action in disapproving any a-uti German demonstrations at the Nancy fetes, are accepted as an evidence of a new friendliness toward Germany. MRS. Montague, who was sentenced at Dublin to a year's imprisonment in the Londonderry jail for causing the death o£ her three year old daughter Helen through the punishment iuflicted upon her for some trivial act, has been released from custody. ORIMB. POSTOKFICE safe blowers were arrested at Dubuque. SEA /ON bandits who were captured near Orizaba,, Mexico, have been executed. T. S. PLOW, a farmer of Paw Paw, III., committed sucide Sunday while mentally aberrated. DR. W. F. GREEN was held to tie criminal court in $1,000 bonds by Justica Porter, at Chicago, Mondny morning for an alleged assault upon Margaret Stech- barth. A MOB of 100 men Monday took Austin Porter, a wife murderer, from jail at Grason, Xy., and hanged him. HARRY DENT, a gaoibler, formerly of Chicago, was killed in a disreputable re-sort in Louisville, Ky., Saturday night, by William Bowling. SUCH extensive hone thefts are going on along the Arizona-Mexican border as to arouse tbe suspicion thai another Garza revolution is being worked tip. MILTON GARDNER, a preacher of the United Brethren denomination, was fined 120 by a magistrate at Huntingdon county Ind., Monday, for permitting a cow to run at large in the town. CASE & Co., of Chicago, who established a backet shop in Jofiet, 111., about six months ago, absconded Monday with about $9,000 cash belonging to citizens fot whom they were engineering deals. LIEUT. JAMES H. HETHEHINGTON, U. S. N., who shot and killed the English banker, Robinson, on the streets of Yoko- homa. has been ordered to Washington to stand a cour,t martial. A -WARRANT was sworn out for the arrest of R. C. Beggs, secretary of the Oakland, (Cal.) Consolidated railroad company »n a charge of embezzling $10,000 Beggs' whereabouts are unknown. THE simultaneous disappearance of Cashier Anderson, - of the Long Island Express company, and a considerable sum of money belonging to the company is reported. HIGHBINDER? in San Francisco have •warned Miss Culbertson, a missionary, who has been active in rescuing .Chinese women from lives of degradation, that she must cease her endeavors in that direction er be murdered. SAFE-BLOWERS blew open and went through the safe of Newman Bros, and A. M. Smith, Tuesday at Elkhart, Ind., but could find only a few dollars. The police exchanged about a dozen shots with tliem, but no one was injured so far as known. Mils. John Bunn, wife of a very prominent man of Arrow-smith, 111., took a dose of corosive sublimate Saturday morning, and died Sunday morning. She had been deranged for some months. She leaves a husband and two children. AT Lingston, Pa., dynamiters early Saturday morning blew up the house of E. J. K. Turner, a jeweler, killing Turner and Emma Shafer and seriouly injuring Turner's wife and two children. A posst is hunting for the guilty persons. . THE Rev. Thomas Dixon, Jr., of New York, pastor of the Twenty-third Street Baptist church, has been held in $12,000 bail on a charge of criminal libel preferred by Excise Commissioner Josepli ,Kock, who claims that the reverend geot'lemaii libeled him criminally in one of his recQnt sensational sermons. * FIRES AND CASUALTIES. THREE youne men were drownsd ia the Mississippi at Red Wing. T. S. REMSON'S carriage factory in Brooklyn, N. Y., was destroyed by fire early Monday morning. The loss is estimated at 850,000; insurance unknown. MARGARET CLARK of Dubuque, Iowa, fell down stairs Monday and broke her neck. FIRE at Eldon, Iowa, Wednesday, destroyed business property to the value of $15,000. A TEAMSTER named Wells, and three yoke of oxen he was driving, were killed by s stroke of lightning nsar Wextang, 111., Tuesday. JOSEPH WARD, a brakeman on the Cairo Short line, was kille_d Monday while coupling cirs at Metropolis, III. THE sewer-pipa wo_rkes of Robinson Brothers at Akron, Ohio, were destroyed by fire Tuesday night. Lass, $100,000. THE monslary loss by the Oil City and Titusviile fires will not exceed §500,000, but the loss of life is greater even than all previous estimates. IN South D.ikota, Mrs. K. M. Foote and three children, while returning from a visit, were drowned in attempting.to crass a ravine with their team. A tornado struck the little town of Auvergne, Ark., Sunday night. The academy building and new Methodist church were blown down and other buildings damaged. There was no loss of life as far as heard from. CONGHESS. SATURDAY June 4. HOUSE.—The anti-option bill was called up by Mr. Hatch of Missouri, for consideration. Tne point of no quorum was raised. Tellers were appointed but they tailed to show a quorum.* Adjourned. MONDAY, June 6. Mr. Hatch got his anti-option bill before the house again, which elicited a lengthy debate, Messrs Cummings, Herbert, Boatner and others made strong speeches against the bill. Messrs Hatch, Culbertson, L'inham, Funston and other members spoke in favor of the measure. Mr, Hatch" then called for the yeas and nays on the bill. The vote resulted in the passage ot the bill—yeas 168, nays 46. Bills were- also passed admitting New Mexico and Arizona to statehood, appropriating $50,000 for a W. T. Shennan monument for legislature appropriations. TUESDAY, June 7. SENATE.—The fceuate took up and passed the consular and diplomatic appropriation bill, and soon after adjourned. HOUSE.—The urgent deficiency appropriation bill (about $7,000,000), was passed. No further busiuess was transacted, and the house adjourned. THURSDAY, June 9. SENATE.—The senate today took up and passed the urgent deficiency pension bill. Mr. Morgan called up the bill for the free coinaee of gold and silver, and addressed the senate in its favor. Adjourned till Monday, HOUSE.—The bill to repeal sections of the lisvised Statutes regarding disloyal citizens, was passed, so far as to dispense with proof of loyalty during the war as a prerequisite of being restored or admitted to the pension roll, or to obtaining bounty on lauds to which the applicant had become entitled by service in the army previous 10 the war of the rebellion. *"o duperhuman Strength, bat Natural Vigor. To attain the muscularity ot the Individual who Bimps eteel ehacklee like twlge by simply bending his arm la vouchsafed to few. But to acquire ( reasonable amount of physical power and constitutional energy, to eat, tleep and digest well, to posuee* au equable, quiet nervous syjtem, is possible to the nervouo, enfeebled and dyspeptic invalid who begins and pureueg a courie of Uostet- t«rs Stomach Bitters. Tue fruition of hu hope*, is not remote either. Speedily lelt are the tonic 1 effects of the inimitable invigorant, nod the? are no less permanent thau prompt attainment fee bowels, the liver, the »tomacb, the Wdneyi-sll co-operate, under the benignant Influence of thii comprehensive medicine, To laeore those etablt guarantees of health, harmony regularity, rigor of action. Never wi» there discover** » medicinal wow* bett«r calculated te »cta»t« and k»ep moving tfc« wata (prince or a healthful vitalltr. Use HARRISON AND REID The President fienorainated on tbe First Ballot, filaine Men make a Talc Break to M'Kinley. Harrison, o3o 1-6; McKiniey* 182: Blalne, 182 1-6. Whitelaw Reid, for Fice-President, MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 10.—Benjamin Harrison was renominated for president on the first ballot. The vote was: HARBISON f)35 1-6 ELAINE 182 1-6 McKlNLET 182 REED 1 LINCOLN 1 The result was announced at exactly 4:36 o'clock this afternoon and was t received with tremendous applause, ^he convention at once adjourned until 8 o'clock, when Whitelaw Eeid, editor of The New York Tribune and ex-minister to France, was>nd*minated for vice-president by acclamation. The convention adjourned sine die. ONLY ONE BALLOT WEEDED. The Delegates Prove to be Stronger Than the Party Leaders. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Tune 10.—The battle has been fought and^won, and the administration of Benjamin Harrison is sustained by the Republican party in the renomination of the president for a second term. The result of this contest, which has been so stubbornly waged tor the past week, remained in doubt up to the very last stages of the ballot. Every resource known to political warfare was brought to bear by the leaders of the opposition to defeat the president's renomination, and for one brief hour in the middle of the day it seemed that the popular favorite of the Buckeye ftate was to receive the highest honor which can be bestowed by the Republican party. But men held steadfast to their faith, and this great contest, ia "the end, was determined ;by the instructed delegates frooi those ,sla e that tha.d given formal expressijn to their wishes ia the selection of a presidential candidate. It i= doubtful whether, any prev'ous convention in the history ot the party has witnessed more enthusiasm than was ceiled forth by .the name of Elaine to-day. Tbe consummate plans ot the organiz rs o( their movement lor the nominatiou of the ex-secretary of state were carried out in every parti^iMr, but the result demonstrated that a new era had arrived in national conventions and that the pre'er ences of delegates were no longer to be swayed by themanifesta i n? of the cheering 1 .thou ; ancls in the galleries Ac no time during U>e da> did l.henam? ofpresi dent of tbe Uaited States evoke tbe enthusiasm that was repeatedly called f'irtb by both the names of B nine and MvEm ley. ladced, the most fl tteriag civmiot. of the entire proceedings was prob ibly r >• ceived by the generom g ,ye.-nor of the Buckeye state when he insisted curving out his declarations of the pait and veto 1 .) for'President Harrison, in defiance of iht- expressed _ wish of his' colleagues fro'.n Onio and in opposition to his own interi;si as a presidential candidate It wa* a iv- pitition of the scenes of four years i-vac when _McKin]ey rrs? majestocal'y i-i tti< republican national convention at Coiurit,'", and declaring the Buckeye state wa- pledged to the candidacy of John Sherman —the greatest financier of the age—insisted that those who bore a friendship for himself from voting for him in the convention. The parallel between the action to-day and his actions of f mr yearn ag loses its analogy in the difference that his generosity of to-day was accentuated by the fac/ that Ohio was now in no wn'v committed to the Candida' y a the man for whom McKinley paid his loyalty. DELEGATES GBEATEK THAN LEADERS. The various members of the National committee, who have found such able cooperation in Es-Gov. Foraker. Es Senator Platt and Senator Quay, Wolc-jtt and Teller, maintained their powerful organization to the very last, but delegates were greater than the leaders in determining this contest and the votes pledged to President Harrison in the weeks gone by when Secretary Blaine was not a factor in the presidential race were at last delivered with fidelity in opposition to all the enthusiasm which the name of Blaine called forth. A half dozen conferences were held in the early hours by the anti-administration leaders to determine what was best to be doue. The proceedings of the convention show what the result of all these conferences was. It was determined to keep Blaine in the field until the spirit of the convention had been ascertained and then endeaver by a skillful mova to McKinley to stampede the convention for the governor of Ohio and the chairman of the national convention, ' McKinley was the very embodiment of the American ideal of statesmanship. He neither sought nor repelled the presidency, but pursued the even tenor of his course) with infinite justice in his rulings, regardless of the effect it might have upon him or his destiny. PENNSYLVANIA TUHNED THE TIDE. Pennsylvania was the first state to tur.i the tide against the compromise candidate, ushered fcrth by the almost solid support of the state of Ohio, and Matthew Quay to-day as in the four years ^one by, ia a prominent figuro in Republician politics. But to-day it was a demonstration that the delegates of the Keystone state were no longer plastic to his will, for it was the unexpected accession, of ten additional votes from this state to tho Harrison column_ that turned the tide iu favor of the president and caused so many Southern delegates as well as the states of South Dakota and Texas, a few minutes later to follow the example by giving a significant majority to Benjamin Harrison, practically assuring him the nomination. Up to the last William McKialey was suporb. When the nomination of the president became practically assured chairman McKinley beckoned to the stage Col Elliott P. Shepard of the Empire state and taking the floor, moved, that the nomination of President Hairison be made by ac- clammatioD. Tonight McKinley stands as having been true in the letter and the spirit pf/his fidelityJJD the president, and ao \t is but natural that'he IB the hero of the hour. Ei-Gov. Foraker of Ohio, .the fiery and eloquent fighter of American politics, generously swung the unanimous vote of the Buckeye state into the column for Mr.Kinley. No, this vote was not quire unanimous, for McKinley himself prevented it from being BO by refusing to yield the right of billot to his nl'ernate, and by casting his owa vote for Benjamin Harrison. TfILL WOBK FOR THE NOMINEE. , Of course,;there is a great deal of bitterness to-night, and probably much of this w !1 livijjdnring the campaign, but whether it will be sufficient to endanger the success of the Republican ticket is ve -f problematical . Cnairman Clarkson, Ex-Senator Platt, J. Sloat Fassett, Ex-Gov, i'or- aker and the others generally intimate tonight that their coals are off and that they expect to enter the political fray_ in behalf of the nominee of the Republican party. The rand and file of the delegates have had .their petty quarrels, their angry alternations on the strept corners, throughout the week, but for the main part they have shaken hands and made up to-night. Except in the cases where the presidential contest became the^asw for fierce factional disputes in localities, it is likely that all the animosity of the hour will be worn away in the early stages of the campaign. NOMINATING SPEECHES. tne iaWs, are me totmaation ot otrr -rce institutions, and the party will never r efforts until the integrity of the ballot and ,!' purity of elections shall be fully g na ra n J*S and protected in every State. Bua ™nt«4 We denounce the continued inhuman outran, perpetrated upon American citizens for ESS? cal reason in certain Southern States of tJ Union. "' We favor the extension of our foreten „<,» tnerce, the restoration of our mercantile « rine by homo built ships, and the creation "l a navy for the protection of our National IB. ests, and the honor of our flag; the maintenSl of the most friendly relations with an faJSJ* powers, entangling alliances with nonp « 5 the protection of the rights of our fisherman We reaffirm our approval of the Monroe cL. trine and believe in the achievements of tk« manifest destiny of the Republic In Its est sense. We favor the enactment or more Woleott Present! Blatne — Deptew and Spooner Speaks for Harrison. A sharp tap of the gavel at 11:35 checked the hum, and was followed a mo rnent later by Chairman McKinley order ing the aisles cleared and some sort of order established. The > prayer of Dr. Hoyt helped to produce silence and order. The reverend gentleman prayed that the man to be selected as the standard-bearer might be one chosen by tho Lird, and a man after his own heart. A little flutter of applause greeted the report by Senator Quay that David Martin of Philadelphia had been selected as Pennsylvania's member of the National committe*. M-irtin was Q lay's candidate, and his selection indicated the continued sway of tho senator in the Keystone state. A moment later Ccairman McKiuley said: "Mr. Qiay, of Pennsylvania, reports on the part of those opposed to the majority report, that they will make no further opposition to its adoption." Prolonged cheers followed this announcement of the tacit acknowledgment of defeat by the opponents of the majority report Jof the credentials comtnittp". and the report wa^ acopted by ac;lam (ion A separate vote was demandec! 'by the Mormon conte?tine delegates of Utah on their case, but tie- majority report was adopted and the Mormons declared ineligible. , MICHIGAN DELEGATES RETIRE. On request of Chairman Duflield, the A ! ger manager, the Michigan delegation vas allowed to retire for fittpen minutes for consultation, no nominate i speeches r.obe made until aftfir their return. At th's juncture a magnifi ;en* h^uj'iet was •jrfseoted to Chairman M'Kuiipy from -nrpy unknown one and he WH-I freely ap- "laudflrl. A colored geji'lfinian from Snush C.tnlinii said lhat under t'je rule« of the Fifty-brat eoogre"!. adopted •iy this convention, every contestant had > right, to o. hearing, .vet tho cntnmittee on credentials bud slammed fb<? doors in he facpfi of fire contesting AUbima delegation and said that fiey should not be 'iea.nl. Some one made the pi'n v t f order, however, that the oKs(rep'-riou.s Alabam• in w»s a.moniW of no delegation upon the fl >ar of 'his convention. an f l the c ''or d gentleman was forcsd to scbdle. Then fiVliiw^l tbe npminatinv speeches, S'n i f nr \Vvc"r nomini'iifr Blaine fand ••x sewtiry of ton navy, R W. Thotnp 1 FOTiiotnina'inu Harris m. -Tin ballot was then order"il aud I he roll of states began with tha abwe result. PLATFORM ADOPTED. Doctrine of Protection Affirmed aud Hitrriaon Indorsed. MINNEAPOLIS, June n. — The following is the full text of the platform as completed by the committee on resolutions: The representatives of the Republicans ot the United States, assembled in general convention on the shores of the Mississippi river, the everlasting bond of nn indestructible republic, whose most glorious chapter of history is the record of .the Republican party, congratulate their countrymen on the majestic march of their nation under the banners inscribed with the principles of our platform of 1688, vindicated by victory at the polls and prosperity in our fields, workshops and mines, and make the following declaration of principles. We reaffirm the American doctrine of protection. We call attention to its growth abroad. We maintain that the prosperous condition of our country is largely d.ue to the wise revenue legislation of the Republican Congress. We believe that all articles which cannot be produced in the United States, except luxuries, should be admitted free of duty, and that all imports coining into competition with the products of American labor there snould be levied duties equal to the difference between wages abroad and at home. We assert that tho prices of manufactured articles of general consumption have been reduced under the operations of the tariff act of 1S90. We denounce the efforts of the Democratic majority of ihe House of Representatives to destroy our tariff laws by piece meal as is manifested by their attacks on wool, lead, and lead ores, the chief products of a number ol btates, and wo ask the people for their iudK- ment thereon. . We point to the success of the Republican policy of reciprocity, under which our export trade has vast y increased and new antl enlarge dmai-Uets have been opened tor tb« Tpr£ ducts of our farms and workshops We remind the people of the bitter opposition of the Democratic party to this practical business measure, and claim, thafexecuted by a RcpubHcan administration, our present laws evIUcntly givjj us control or the trade of the The American people from tradition and interest favor bimetallism, and the Republican party demands 11,0 nse of gold and sFlver as standard money, with such restrictions an" under such provisions, to be determined bv 0 " 1 "'" * CCUr ° U '° raai »" * laws and relations for .the restriction of crlmi! nal, pauper and contract immigration. The Republican party has always been th» champion of the oppressed, and recognizes ih dignity of manhood, irrespective of faith coin, nationality; it sympathizes with the ca'usanf home rule in Ireland, and protests against th« persecution of the Jews in Bussia. The ultimate reliance of free popular trove™ ment is the intelligence of the people, and tha maintenance of freedom among its m ' cn ™: therefore declare anew our devotion to libert. of thought and consoienee, of speech and press and approve all agencies and instrumentalltlM which contribute to the education ot the chli Creh of the land; but while insisting upon th« fullest measure of religious liberty we are on- posed to any union of church and State. We reaffirm our opposition, declared la UM Republican platform of 1888, to all combine tions of capital organized in trusts or otherwise to control arbitrarily the condition of train among our citizens. We heartily indorse the action already taken upon this subject andosk for such further legislation as may be required to remedy any defects in existing laws and to render their enforcement more complete and effective. We favor efflcicn I legislation by Congress to protect the life and limb of employes of transportation companies engaged in carrying on inter-state commerce, and recommend legislation by the respective States that will protect employes engaged in State commerce, and Ia mining and manufacturing. Approve the policy of extending the town* villages, and rural communities the advantage of the free delivery service now enjoyed by the larger cities of the country, and reamrm the declaration contained in the Republican platform of 1888, pledging a reduction of letter postage to 1 cent, at the earliest possible mo. ment consistent with the maintenance of the Postoftlce department and the highest class ol postal service. We commend the spirit and evidence of reform in the civil service, and the wise and consistent enforcement by the Republican party of the laws regulating the same. Tho construction of the Nicaragua cansl Isol the highest Importance to the American people, as, a measure of national defense and to build up and maintain American coraracrcj, and should be controlled by the United States government. We favor the admission of the remaining Territories at the earliest practicable date, having due regard to the interests of the people of the Territories and of the United States, All the Federal officers appointed for the Territories should be selected from bona fide residents thereof, and the right of self-government should be accorded as far as practicable. AVc favor the cession, subject to the homestead laws, of the arid public lands to the States and Territories in which they lie, under such Congressional restrictions as to disposition, reclalmation, and occupancy by settlers as ivlll secure the maximum benefits to the people. The World's Columbian Exposition is a grcal National undertaking, and Congress should promptly enact such reasonable legislation In aid thc-reof as will insure -i discharging of the expense and obligations incident thereto, and the attainment of results commensurate with the dignity and progress of the Nation. We sympathize with all wise and legitimate efforts to lessen and prevent the evils of Intemperance and promote morality. Ever mindful of the services and sacrifices ol the men who saved the life of the Nation, we pledge anew to the veterans soldiers of the Republic a watchful care and recognition ol their claims upon a grateful people. We commend the able, patriotic and thoroughly American administration of President 'Harrison. Under it the country has enjTSyeJ remarkable prosperity, and the dignity and honor of the Nation, at home and abroad, bavi been faithfully maintained, and we offer the record of pledges kept as a guarantee of failh- lul performance in the future. "IF1 \VERE AMANV' Woman Recite* Some ot the Noble Thing* Slie Mlgut Do. Now, if I were a man, an;! 1 am prate- fuj that I am a wom-in. except; when it rains, ana I have a muff, a couple of books an umbrella, and a skirt to take care of, and the umbrella won't stay straight and the books will slide atterv/iird, and 1 have to let my skirt down in the mud to straighten things out, then l'think that to be a woman is "middling well us far as it goes," but I would like to be a man and wear—j >ckets. But it I were a man, I woujd get rich or no, not_so very meicanary, but fully appreciative of the value of money. Then I wouldn't talk about woman 1 ! wagging tongue, and then tell the latest piece of gossip. . Then, just because I was tryin to get rich, 1 wouldu't be mean and s'tingy. Then if I were married, I would have a home; not at thenewe.»t aurl most fashionable apprtment house, not at a hoarding house, not with my nnthar o: my moiber- in-law, but a real home, which I would try to make brighter every day for the little woman who took care of'it. I would tell my wife I would not wear darned stockings before she wasted a whole moining darning them. I would take her to the theatre every week and buy her flowers and candy for Sunday. I would not call lier extravagant just oecause she wanted a new hat and gown every season when she had plenty that wete just as good as ir-w. I would not be the kind of a man known as a "dude," who spends his time standing on comers ogling and making disrepectful remarks about woman, .6 miserable individual who has no faith "j woman or belief iu goodness.—Music und Drama. 1 f "' * CCUr ° U '° raai »'»e ol y of values of the two metals, so that -V.....1V.UU vuu wise anc ' «-»~°«JiJs already taken by-our uovern. Srr^^s&ssys ;£;XuK'ir •"""'"««~w LONG BHESSES A. Puyulclan Tells w hut Uo Thinks of TUl» Pernicious Continue, A doctor in Chicago win-, asked by a i*r porter what he thought about tbe tali about typhoid fever. He is one of tuosj doctors who can afford to l 'o brusque, an" your brusque mail is apt to be litest. He heard the question, and et'tll look"? over his book, never lifting his eyes, M replied: ''There are worse things thau typ" 1 * fever stalking the streets of Chicago, mean the long dresses which fashion l-ordered womjbu to wear. A Iwng drew OB the street fucks up all i bo refuse of U» I walks, aud (C|ie woman who wwsonec^. 1 nes enougU germ life to her bow? sicken th« whole family. I would ii?« see the*e ae0 ple who are ulwaynw" alert for spiAjuiius take cireof the""" 1 " and use a \littlo common sense- daughte* woW one of tl oblong ow which sha Joe« not to »>y !p°v' e S' w-4« ifcer take it off m P °»J

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