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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, October 21, 1896
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GOBNEB. D« fall and winter underwear, he ban •ow cornered the largest lot of underwear ever brought to Logansport at turd times prices for cash. These , (tods are direct from the factories nnd •f the best values in all linos for ladies, (•nts and children; go and Investigate and It will not take you long to decide where to buy your underwear. ffrtUihed every day in the week (axcopl ^S-^dny) by the' Locansport Jour- Tiiil Company. ,_ • •nr-nTClT.TT Prftsldenl y- Ji M>? :..... .Vice President •t W^QRAVES SecrotBi-y £ g" BOTBB.. • —'.T"""""" ftle» per Annum **; 40 Vrlee per Month •_•_ Offlclol Paper of City and County REPUBLICAN TICKET For Governor e V ' State tlcan. c, , or Marion County. 17 Z. WILEY, of Benton County. For CongroBS. GEORGE W. STEELE. IN'S AIOQBFTAN.CE. Uiulec.ita-iiit.y Is the prolific parent of mischief to all business. Men do inodling, ibc-euuse 'they are unable to •make any oalculaitiions .on which they may siifcHy rely. They undertake nothing; because -they fear a loss in cvory- 131ing They would 'aL'tcimi>t. Tltcy hope and wait. The- uiorchaivt dares'jiot buy Tor tlie future consmnp. .tioni oC (lilis customer. The ma,n,uif:ic- turn-da res .not-make fabrics wU'lch •may aiot rofumd his ouitl'ay. He slvut* •his' faotor.v nnd discharges his workmen. OiupStiilisflj! cannot loud on security <lllii\v consiilpr unsafe, .-»ul ' tliclr fijiidfc lie almost without 1«uw.f t. Men of wvterjn-i-si' W.lo> have f.rod.i't or ,socuri)nieH -wiiiBl no-t .borrow. Tho people iiii'od to'lanow tlmit .Ilie Governmemt is moving 'hi tiro direction of 11 ltJina.ro saiVr.v itml. prosperity, and that ;t Is doing wo "through prudent, sa.l'ca.ml con- .siM-va;t.lvc incithods whldh.w'ilU be sure to inflict no new sacrifice on it-lie business of the country. Then 't:hc .luspira- Ition oC now life-.-iml well-founded confidence will 1ia.aton the restoring pro- cossos of -naifcure ami aTrosperity will boffin to retm.-u. —T:'!de.ii.'>s Icttter of acceptance, 1S7C. ME. B/RiTANIS LUCpDrEY. Our esteemed- contemporary the ".Toura'ail." In its well-directed enter- pi'tec of .prlnitJug verbaithni reports of Jlr. Bryan's daily .speeches, quotes tho ojigci^ourist as -having summed up t!he fn-ee silvor argumcait at Kokomo yesterday 1ni his llraijrossdve utterance; FJILMCON .3BBDLTI' OEPWiYP VBlSftl It -wffl be obsoi-ved from this that Mr. Bryan's yiews of. onanco grow roore lucM as 'tlto campaiS-B advances. On the Other occasions his utterances nave (been vague and meanlngfless, but at Kokomo lie appears to have risen to tho full [height of .the emergency and dealt t-lic. .gold «*a,ndiard a stinging blow sqnnrely bc*\vcan it'llo eyes.;' The Increasing clearness of th« Boy Orator's urtd'ersitautiil.rjig of the great priwciple.s of cotnnge and fi'mince is reassuring, •Hi's Kokomo ui-gumen-t is a mirror •wliicli Tofleate the -\Vhole Populist philosophy 'in all its rugged beauty .-Mail and Express (New York). Sterling R. Holt's Open Letter to I nd iana Democrats . He Gives Reasons Why He nnd Others Can Not Support . «V Repre.entatlve-^HARLES B LONG- W ^MaHID£uER. COMPARE THEM "The Republican party Is unreservedly for sound money. It caused the ..nwrtment of the law providing for the .«romption of specie payments in 1879; ;,lnce then every dollar has been as good as gold. "We are unalterably opposed to •Tery measure calculatea to debase ' .tor currency or Impair the credit of •or country. We are therefore opposed to the-free coinage of silver except by •International agreement with the leading commercial nations of the world, which we pledge ourselves to promote, ,mnd until then such gold standard mnut • to* preserved. -'• "Air our silver and paper currency BUBt be maintained at parity with •old »nd we faror all measures de- ^Igned to maintain Inviolably the obll- -Cattons of the United States and all onr tmoaey, whether coin or paper, at the present standard, the standard of the »ott enlightened nations of the earth.' —Bepubllcan platform. "We demand the free and unlimited Coinage of both gold and silver at the ^r»ent legal ratio of 16 to 1, without -waiting for the aid or consent of any ,0tb«r nation. We demand that the .rtuidard silver dollar shall be ft full tog»l tender, equally with gold, for all debts, public and private, and we fav- •mt Bnch legislation as will prevent the •demonetization of any kind of legal tender money by private contract"•••Democratic platform. "We demand free and unlimited ., eolnage of stiver and gold at the present legal ratio of 16 to l."-Popnllst , .platform, 1802. "We hold to the use of both gold and ••liver as the standard money of the cwntry, and to the coinage *of both jold and silver, without discriminating .against either metal or cnarge tor mintage, but the dollar unit of coinage •f both metals .must be of equal Intrln- •lc and exchangeable value or be ad- Justed through International agreement or by such safeguards of legislation as shall Insure the maintenance •f tho parity of the two metals and the tqual power of every dollar at all times In the markets and In payment of debt, •<nd w demand that all paper cm-rency •ball be kept at par with and redeemable In such coin. WE MUST IN«ST UPON THIS POLICY AS ESPECIALLY NECESSARY FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE FARMERS .AND LABORING. CLASSES, THE JTIRST AND MOST DEFENSELESS 'VICTIMS OF UNSTABLE MONEY AND A FLUCTUATING CUR- [jy.—DemQcn»;tic,;pIatform, 1892. A BUSINESS S:tIANDPOIiNl\ Tho -UpUolstcrer, ' -a non-political trade jowrnalsnys: •We don't believe that there is a quosftfoii oC doulbt tta't « JIcKlnlcy Is i>rcta!<lQnt, tails country will cn- tw immccliately upon a mosit rc-.niarkn- ble era of prosipM*^ "It 'is not nocessary to go tolo'any aibstruso discussion of Che prlmelples involved by tlie mon-ey question. As business men we have to deal wMi facts, and mo lawyer, pollitleiiui, farmer, day laboiw, mechanic or professional mans Is 'in 'a position to ju<l?o of tlie con- d'lliions from so clear a standpoint as that of tlhio man 1m business who moots nml conifers clay .aJter tiny with money ami merc'h'n.nits." IT IS NOT AT ALL PROBABLE THAT THE NEXT HOUSE WILL HAVE A MAJORITY FAVOUABLB TO THE FKEE COIN1A.CTO OF SILVER AT A RATIO OF 16 TO 1. TVHEN IT BECOMES A DEMONSTRATED FACT THAT THERE IS NO DANGER OF THUS COUNTRY ADOPTING THE SIIiVER STAND ATOD IN OONDUOTING THE BUSINESS OF THE COUNTRY, PROS- BJRITY WILL 00MB AGAIN AND, WITH LOWER TAXES ON THE NECESSARIES OP LIFE, EVERY KIND OF BUSINESS WILL BOOM AGAIN.—Bharos editorial, March 12, 1898. The Wheeling, W. Va,, Intelligence, Bpeaktag of Bryan's las* Indiana tour refers to the Logansport visit and says ifiiait 'Bryan clhiareetl $10 per mltauite or iflOO .per hour for- Ms gpeecb'cs when he'laCt the itrata. This fact, which has •become a national scandal, was first <Tliscloscd'-.by The Journal in its quotation of Dr. -Baititery's renmrk on the sulbjectt. TMs tod to 'an Investigation -vvMch 1 showed drat tlie charges v,-ere_ anade cvorywhere dm propOTWom. It lias (bean a matter of comnncrtt all over tfho TJmftod 'States and' tho Ixjganspuit case Us -allways refoa-red to. No bank wiill loan a d'oHv-u-. All is being koirt for depositors if Bryan is elected. No man who' owes «i dollar cam borrow enough to pay; Interest. Every ntortgaige will be foreclosed in dorauilt of payment of 1 uterus* rf Bryan is elected. Are you fioinfr to vote for this sort oiCii panic? Bryan and the Fusion Electors --Bryan a Populist. "1 .have \va,'tched with iaitense intur- est and greattimKie-t}- the recent political .•vi-owoaii.i.gs In-the Stailc of Indiana. 1 !i;m ai pariiy man, bt-Heving thsit we _.ui onliy .«!cci>mii)liish ccoiiO'inJc policies and achieve awli-l'lcal .reforms Dy organized aiul co-itecrted action. There are somo rules dwe.lopeid by the history of political part'ius which', though custoan- •ary ia origin, yelt lvi.ve the force at laws, Sin thii .matter at organization, flue rogu'lanlifcy ami the government.of parties. Among these accepted customary .rules there is one which, declares thaic no convention 1ms a right radically no depart from the accepted and essential doctrines of the piu-ty,an'd thereupon ckvim the ri'glut.to bind Its mamibers. Another-oi' 'almost equal jcreng-thi and 1 loiojortiunce .is ..that, 110 party lias a right ito go outside .of its nicnuibei-sliii) to sccm-e a caiiKKOate as. a iiomilmee for an office.,. A-nd last, .but no* least, is tho rule tlwit the prqceed- oif the party.In convention and thereto, in order to en.p.Ue respdct on the ground, of regularity, regular according to the party usages amd.costumes. ..-..- .-. "I have "been opposed to the free an'd iiwlapenxleat coinage of «old amd-sllyer iby tho United Staites alone on the ratio of 1C to 1, -wlion the inan-liet ratio was 32 to 1, and, .therefore, fett much dls-. .tin-bed wh«a the Chicago platform iulli v, u ^^- -such a doc'trtne; but 1 confess ithtait I d'H not appreciate fully the if met which I have -sluice nsce-vtohied, that this ptiibfbrm d'id make a radical departure from itbo accepted doctrine of .tii'e Deimoeni'tic parts' oil this partfcutar sulijccit; -lilowe.vor I nuln- ibilned'tmy relation ships -to the party despite my feeliaig ol* opposition to this partiiculair ptank, tliiinfciitg Uiac there auiish-t 0)0 oithen- auestlcas 'which would take distinctive foinn as issues In the coin-so oif 'Hue campnlgm. But wo havu crt a ipoiat) today which, in the of limiJOi-tant events just trans- pi'i-ed, as ft pairty man, believing In party regularity, 'deserve . the most serious consiideration, nnd, iai. my .opinion, the earnest cona'CirotitioiS of .every i-ogulai- Daui'oci-at. XO STAlN'MXG ROOM "Tested by tlie a-ules laid governing the allegiance of party mcu, there is not: the slfeMcsb _ standlus . -round left for the free silver.organi- sation 'in Indiana to claim the support oC raiy Democi'at. "The Icaxl'lng question, pi-escntcd, as made obvious by current dobate, concerns the ratio upon Tvlikh silver and gold should: be coined. The Ctocago platform awl the debate 'before .the people on 'th« part of -its ndlM-rcnts en-, tlrely repudiate the doeti-ime laid down bj- JoffersoH, Madison,' Ben-ton, 3ax-k> son and the naitlonnl .plaDfprms of the party wherever these in the pa sit have liad occasion to speak on the subject. Jefferson- declared that 'the proportion -between the values of gold and 'silver Is a mercantile .problem, altogether.' And, further, .-that 'Just .principles will tead us to disregard legal .proportions altogether, to Inquire into 'the market iprtioe of goW in; the several 'countries, with which Tve ' 'shlaill' •''principally, ,bc con-ncoted.; in ' com.merce, GRAND OPENING SALE OF EXQUISITE UNDERWEAR at the WHITE HOUSE, TODAY Everything from] a £50 cent Suit to the Finest Garment made. We'solicit an inspection. GRACE & Co. The White House Clothiers and Furnishers 316 Market Street. .Tito OMcago platform dcidfa.res If a raJlroad attempts ito-,go through your property you shall' n'ot nave flic artghlt of Injunction, TlMt.is what Is •meant by /its opposition to injunction." •How do you 'like dotog 'away with Jaw? , . . . • y! ,c and talke an average from them,' Madison later said of ifchc same subject: 'Jit IB essential 'that tho 'nation should possess a. cuiTcaicy o* equal value; credit and use, wherever It may circulnte.' Later still Andrew Jackson TvaS' confronted to Ms administration with this gaime question of .ratios. The -chief spokesman of President Jackson was air. -Benton, and' in' ''the Senate in 1834 to the discussion -of -tMs question, the real and true policy- oi! tho Do'mocratlc party was thus brougb* out by Senator Bonton, as repotrted toy 'himseif, and I, therefore, use Wslanguapo: "Mr. Ecn- ton made Ms -acknowledgments fo ' tho great a.postle of Amoricaii liberty (Mr. Jcifferson) for tine wise, i>mcticul Idea that .the value of gold w,is a commercial question, altogether, to jbe •seittled .•by ite value in other countries. He had seen Uiat romark. ini- tlie works of that great wan,. mi* treasured it. up as teaching the- plain and ready way oC Every govornimenti on. oarth has struggled ito uKulntala"- tine •. parity, of gold mad Bllver. France .changed tue raifcto ono tainidred /tftmes wT»n;tb'e vari- laition was only a cent. 'No man, not one, believes' that 16 to 1- can be majo- talued now when the ratio Is 32 to 1. .. object, and'-.herfullyf Jconcurrwl with the Semator'tmnj-: Noi-th Can-ollna (Mr. Cfilh'oim.) tlint'e-'oW.'in.'th'c United States ou"M to 'be tKc (profon-ed mcstuil.' - . . "H'we we have iroin tlie first adniin- •istratioii of Wasliiugton. Jown tni-ftugh that of jQcbwD-, 'th'e cbiwtnaOy reiterated doctrine that the cotoage ' ratio atouM follow tlve conmn-Tdal.-or bul-' lion- ratio .of gold and silver. . Or course ' this ' . doctrine ' 'would' secure ' '•gated 1>y the national Democratic party at Chicago, which- called for the coinage of gold and silver, there is this, anno distinctive idea clearly brought out ia the demand- that 1m the coinage oif the two, there must be a recognition of the.'equal, intrinsic and excbangea- We value' of the two, or such an adjustment by International agreement "or by .safeguards of legislation, 'as stall! insure the maintenance of the parity of the* two metals and the equal power of every dollar o.t -all times in tlie .market and in tiro payment of debt,' •and thus avoiding explicitly any risk, any dc.pendieh.ce on tlie mere 1 desire-,' or 'I hope,' or, 'I expect,' swell' as Mr. Bryan constantly uses, in securing an honest dollar. The C MOT go- platform departs entirely from the tinnc-honored and honest doctrine of the true Demo- ertitic party. "lit lias beea inside *o appear also very distinctively, hi the coursii of this that the Ch'loaigo platform, adopted, comtradtets the _ tlie DeiiwcwLtic party, which declares nguri.tist class legislation in any nnd all forms. I't now seems as if the most active, atolc, efficiouit and.earnest supporter* oif Mr. Bryun consist of. what is called the 'Silver mine-owners. or.ga.Di/ed, it would .appear, in form of a, 'trust. W-lrtlc I do not believe that •the free coinage 'of silver will really (beueftc this class permanently, yet Mr. Bryan, says, -hi effect, 'th'a.t it will, and these gentlemen, conslitut'fcug the trust, seem to thiuik so, and are putting up a. laii-ge fund in the way of liwcstmcnt in the presidency. I have earnestly believed ami still -believe that the effect of the free coiningo Of silver would 1 be to cut an/wo tho wages of fifteen millions oC wase-earners, and, as 'the Democratic .party in.the past has always, extended! the hand of fellowship and.' of sympathy to -this class, 'it must follow ttait the Chicago platform--In this pantlcutar antagonizes the old and earnest traditions of the party. BRYiAN VCWJQD F»R "Another tilling has been made to appear of late which was not known some time ago, and that is, that 1n 1802 the silver Democratic candidate for Presi- dent'before the P«°P le ' alr - B rc' an) voted for General Weaver, the Populist candidate, in apposition to the Demo- cratfe nominee, when' there wa-s ft Democratic electoral ticket in the field la.js'elbrastoa ta that cajnpalfin, which received almost the entire Democratic vote of the State, saving and, exceptins that of Ma-. Bryan, who. had some sort of a dicker with tlie Populists in order :tthat he might 'be elected to'Congress. Again, ,ln 1893, Mr. Bryan bolted,.K he was a Democrat, the regularly nominated Democratic State ticket in, the State of Nebraska, 'Before the Populist national convention to St. Louis, which) nominated Mr. Bryan, General •Weaver. 'Who plowed his name bc.fore thkt 'body, and others secondly that nomination, asserted to pos"*™ terms that Mr. Brya n was a Populist, and -had lbeen such for years, ami -this fact waa recognized by the con.ven.tton in: nominating Mm lor President _ Mr. Bryan has. accepted' this nomiinatJon. OaTCKEDOiFF FIVE DKMOOBATS. "•UKl fnrt-h'cr, ami what is much more to Hie ipohif, so far 'as I am co,v •ccrn'od in this 'matter of regularity in this -State, recently, itlie Populist committee wont to live Democratic State .committee,- and, In substance, said: 'Is -it tnia yow have ted conventions oi the Defm'oeratl'c jim-ty, <md your poopk have nominated. ' nftecii presidential electors. Your conventions have adjourned sinci die; .now- we demand of you-thjif you -kick off of your ticket five cerbvhi aioniinees as electors, anil thait you place in their stead five coir-, tain Fojpu'llsits wjiom.wc say must go In the place of the Democrats put off.' '•' "In this matter 'rhc'.Populists did not ftdcord to tho Democratic corn- made a ticket suitable to the Populists, to be voted for by the Democrats. "Xow, Democrats of Indiana, let me •ask you, what 'becomes of the plea of regularity? Is'not thus claim' a mere sham and ai delusion and a fraud ? Is it not clear 'beyond a reasonable doubt that if this electoral ticket gets n. single Democratic/vote in .the State on the plea of regularity that it is obtained by false pretenses? "I might go oil ond point out the same decree of Irregularity in congressional districts in Indiana, 'but I need not do so, as the policy, conduct and actions of the .party of late -have violated the long standing customary laws .that govern- regularity; I insist, therefore, aiwl -say to the Democrats of Indiana that as self-respecting men they are ab- «olv«W from all duty to support the Democratic electors." PROSPECTS ARE BRIGHT. Major Steele Sees Much'to Hope From Sound Money Converts Major George AV. Stce'-c spoke at Gal- v«?.toni laslt nigli.t to an :',udJeivce that fillod 'blie hall, and ^-0*11 cxiwcssed the approval of tlite talk for Republicanism in ewtlhretaseic <4ieers. The Galvcston Young I^idtos' Gilee clnb sang vi aum- bar- of 'taictir catchy songs, and, taken all ai-oima, ilt was ono of 1ihc host nieet- inngs Hhat Las 'been. lic» at tot poiiut. Speaktng of 'the situation.generally, Major Steele as gi-caiffly.encouraged as to IJifc size of «ie majoriity the Repr.bli- can Wekcib will roll up. AVucreas two wooks ago tlhc senttoemt for Sound Money'Which, ttiais. been, ra.mpa.nit in the cities- for tthe -past three months, had .Jvan-dly o'b'tajnod. a foothold in inc coun- itiT, lie now'finds many -Democrats Tviho have imdc open expression of a.d- aieren'c.e -to tihat 'truth, and- tho few Bo- publicans who were Inclined to go oft on tlte sfflvor wa.gon Wave reconsidered their first thought of the question and :i,re flow worMng with 'Oielr_party. "The sttoation I* good," said Major et«fle, "and it Js M.pldly growing be*•ter. McKlnJ'ey fwiBl have a majority ia flue diiBtuBdt -whiclh will 'be a surprise to the opposition. I fl'nd tta,t the Pop- uBabs -are very mud* dlssaitisfled with the trenitmen.t.they have received at tlie Qibfflds of -the nemocwits, and there are many of them wbo will bolt tJbe'dlc- tato of the Democratic.managers. The Sound Money sonltHroent is not confined to ifflie Democrats of the cities, I find, .but the Democratic farmers are thlnk- inig the questioni out .for themselves, ami itihere -B« be a vote cast against tlte 'Bryan- tfcket from this ditrectlon •n-Oil'ch. wfllil 'be a surprise to the Dem oeratic mianagcrs." _. , "Ho|w will dhe dilsibrllct go, Major?' •\vas asked. •"W«ffli, I'm not making any figures,' he answered, "but you can safely Dg- iwe ttet lUie Eleventh will cast a good iwnd' miajority for flw HepubUcan ;ket. It Is naturally Republican, and ,,ie fusion, of the Democrats, tfbat is •the free silh-«r Democrat nnd the Pop mMst tickclts will not make any dl-f ;atast tlie Pittgbua-g, Citfclnnatl, Chicago & St. Louis .Railway company md the Toledo, Peoria & Western Rail- vay company, has been transferred from the Xewton Circuit court to the- Federal court. Martin was a. railway mail clerk running on the T. P. & W- betweeni Lognnispo^t a - n<1 Peoria. He- was injured Sept, 21, 1895, in a wreck near Gitoan, HI-, and brings suit foi 550,000 damages. It is averred that lie defendant companies operate the ine jointly and are jointly responsible; Dhat the engine which puHled tlie train was knoVn by the defendants to be defective and inclined to jump me track •\vlien going at a high rate of speed; ithat the traju was behind time an« «-as running at a rate of Sixty-five jnilos an 'hour, and jth'e engine did ,,.,riip the trade and cause the wreck. Mnrtin -wns tenibly bruised and man*1. He lay for two months in an unconscious condition in a farmhouse- near Hie scene ojC the wreck. IN THE FEDERAL COURT. Charley Martin's Damage Will be Tried. Sui Mdtana-poliS. Journal: The su.it o Charles I,. Mavtin, of Logan-sport JOHN CARTER L Burglar, Says He Lives in Logansport. S'aiiimlay iiigint a bold, tod -burglar en-tered- Moore's hotel at Elwood and. ecured two overcoats and $8 in money and a gold watch. W'hile he was ransacking the -house he came in contact witih one of tflKS-boardeirs who happened to be awtdce. He irashed a revolver iraUder the boardev's'nose, -told, -him to keep quiet or he would kiU l>"un, and continued Ills work. He was arrested at Anderson Sunday and gave the officers there no little trouble. He brok* ay from tlie officer and gave him quite a chase before he was recaptured. He said that W'9 name was John Carter and that 'his home was in giansport, that he toad lived here for fourteen years. Ho was not able, to name any one who lived here and could oiot tell the street he lived on. He 1s- ln all probability a professional thief. He is not known here. MONTHLY Superintendent of Police, Michael Morrlssey, has rendered Ms report for t!he month of September. It gbOws 65 arrests, 5T men and 6 women. Assault and battery 1, asa&ult -.ritb intent to kill 1, drunkenness 20, bouse- 1, keeping houee of Ill-lame , 1, lairceny 3, selling liquor •wMlhout license 3, vagrancy 9, vliolating liquor laws 2, prostAtmtion 5, puttie tndecewcy 2, jumping on trains 1, loitering •*. 'rhe following disposition was made of the above cases: Appealed 1, fined 14, scmitence suspead«*4' 4, DoanG over to grand jury 2, dismissed and discharged 35, committed to county jail 7. •Nwmlber of persons given, lodging to jail 14, at an expense of $12.40. pay roffl. ?S44.14; patrol, printing, eftc., ?10; fttrtflJ, $S54.14. .Amount of personal property report- od stolen, ?216.30; amount recovered, .. Amounilt received for liquor licenses. $3007.50; amonnit received for hotel runners, ?20; amount received from city pound, 50c; mimbor of saloons last report, 50; nanriber opened since last report, 2. Frank Keiwly 'has also opened •asp, inskins a. total of 03 now in operation. ,W. K, ilcKeen, of Tea-re llauite. rc- •cwtily celobratcd) •his' sixty-seventh 'bfrtli'dfiy anniversary. Highest of all in Leavening Strength.-Latest-.U; S. Gov't Report PURE

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