Weekly Montanian (Thompson Falls, Mont.) 1894-1897, May 02, 1896, Image 4

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.111MININININSP . AM.\' ... 4.111111011=11111111.11 IN HOUSE AND SENATE t% %L APPROPRIATION BILL IUN.- DER ONSIDERATION, The House ee ILL % etc on the Pension Hill Toita). According to the Washington, April 27. -Senator Chandler today made a sunplementat report from the comnrittet on privileges on the Ala- bama elections. He states that the Lew typort was made because the minority es not forthcoming after a lapse of 10 days. The 'supplemental report recites the state- ment made by Senator Allen of Nebrasaa in his speech February 11, Ma, chargieg that 34,000 votes were cast for Oates in 15 black belt counties, which, being deducted, would overcome Oates' apparent majosity and show the election of Kolb by about 5000. The report also claims that the Kolb legislature was in fact elected. Eliminat- ing all frauds, there was, it is asserted, an actual populist and republican majority of 29, making Morgan's election invalid. - The naval appropriation bill was teen taken up. The main features of the bill are the items for sea -going coast -line bat- tleships designed to carry the heaviest armor and most powerful ordnance, to cost $3,750,000 each; three torpedo boats. having a speed of 30 knots, to cost $800,000. and 10 torpedo boats, to cost $500,000. Senator Quay offered an amendment in- creasing the appropriation for reserve guns for auxiliary cruisers from $250,0)0 to $400,000. Agreed to. Senator Perkins moved an amendment appropriating $100,000 for a naval training school at Yerba Buena, Cal. Senator Gorman made a vigorous objec- tion on the ground that the project might cost from one to five million dollars, and was brought in without an estimate. After further discussion Senator Per- kins withdrew his amendment. Senator Chandler offered an amendment making it unlawful after June 30, 1897. for naval officers to take service with con- cerns furnishing armor or other equip- ment for the government. He said the practice of allowing retired naval officers on three -fourths pay to enter the service of contractors dealing with the govern- ment was very objectionable. Senator Gray contended that it was un- just to restrict the services of naval ern- cers on the retired list. There was no rea- son, said the senator, why an officer re- tired by a superserviceable retiring 'leant, anxious to magnify their own importance, should be reduced to beggary by being de- nied the right to enter upon private work. Senator Allen asked for informatien as to the irregularities. It was explained by Senators Chandler and Hale that the te- suit of the investigation had not been made public. Senator Hale said, however, that no chr- ruption had been shown against naval offi- cers. Senator Chandler said that when the naval committee asked for the naval offi- cers conversant with affairs of the Carne- gie works and the Bethlehem works two officers had appeared who were supposed to represent the government. But, beheld, said Senator Chandler, it turneu out that the two officers were on the retired 1st and were in the service of the Carnegie and, Bethlehem works. Senator Tillman said it was neither de- cent nor in good taste for these officers to serve those interested in robbing the government. \I am unwilling to see these millionaires grow richer by thrusting their hands in the pocket of Uncle Sam,' de- clared Senator Tillman. Senator Hale pointed out that the bureau officer who took part in making contracts for armor was able to look ahead to the time when he would be on the retired 1.st and might enter into the service of con- tractors. In answer to a question, Senator Hale said the experts before the naval commts- sion had shown that the cost of produc- tion for armor was $250 per ton. After further debate in which Senators Chandler, Gorman and Tillman took part, referring to contracts and committee in- vestigation, the bill was laid aside and at 5:15 the senate adjourned PENSION DISCUSSION' t;OES ON Special Order Providing for a Final Vote Today. Washington. April 27. --This was Dis- trict of Columbia day in the house and the general pension bill was sidetracked un- der an agreement to give the district the first two hours. Several district bills were passed. Mr. Henderson of Iowa, chairman of the committee on judiciary, gave notice that he would call up the bankruptcy bill to- morrow as soon as the pension bill was disposed of. Mr. Henderson, from the committee on rules, then brought in a special order for the consideration of the Pickier peneler bill for One and one-half hours this after- noon under the five-minute rule, tne pre. vious question then to be consideration, at ordered, on the bill and pending amend. ments with a provision for a final vote tomorrow immedietely after the reading of the journal. Mr. Crisp of Georgia characterized the rule as a remarkable one. He said it pre- tended to do one thing, but did another, as only such amendments as were adopted in committee could be voted on. The prac- tical consequence of the adoption of this rule would be to force the house to vote en the bill without amendment. Mr. Dingley of Maine replied that the rule was almost a literal copy of the rule adopted by the last house when the Wil- son tariff bill was pending. \That rule permitted the house to iote on the pending amendments when the time for debate expired,\ said Mr, Crisp. \The gentleman is not candid.\ Mr. Dingley insisted that the spirit of the two rules were the same. Mr. Henderson said he made no guise of the fact that the purpose of the rule was to bring the bill to a vats. He said the situation in the senate must be taken Into consideration, and also the president Its the White house, and urged all the triends of the tad soldiers . to sta.i y the ulll as the best that could be writ 1,11 VU the statute books at this time. Mr. Crisp reiterated his statement that the purpose of the rule was to destroy the right of aineedment, and followed this with the charge that the bill had been framed, not by the committee on pensions, but by the leaders in control of the house. who had resolved that the house should puss till& bill as drawn, or nothing. - The committee on pensions,\ said he, \spent days and weeks perfecting a bill, and then the gentlemen u ho control leg- islatiou and manage the affairs of this house made this bill out in the speaker's room. This certainly is not the bill re- ported by the pension committee. Then hose gentlemen brought in this rule to orutect themselves against this 150 re- eublican majority. If you adopt the rule you must take this bill as it stands or nothing. If you like the situation you ire welcome to it.\ Mr. fiehderson ridiculed the virtuous indignation of Mr. Henderson. \We now hear,\ said he, \the solemn voice of the star chamber committee roles of the east, whose rules were clad in steel appe ding for no time. I have no concealment to make, and the gentleman says he ap- peals for ornortunity to amend this biii, presumably in the interest of the oil sol- dier. In the same interest I ask for ac- tion.\ Mr. Cannon of Illinois said th t as one of the lae majority he favored the rule. He had voted for the act of 1890, he said,which had placed 400,000 new mimes on the pension roll. When the pa 'sent itimInistration assumed control of the pension office, at the stroke of a pen 20.000 names had been stricken from the rolls and three hundred odd thousand pension - :as had their peneions placed in jeopardy. This bill did not perhaps go as far ns he wished, but it was the lei -t that could be passed until the republican party ob- tained full power. Mr. Hepburn of Iowa opeosed the adop- tion of the rule. If there was any ques- tion on which a republican house could be trusted, It was that of pensions, and he protested against the interference of the committee on rules. The bill ought. he said, to be amended. The rule was adopted -119 to S.S. Thirty-four republicans voted ageinst the adoption of the order, as follows: Blue. Bowers, Burton of Missouri, Cal- derherid, Connelly, Cook, Cooper, Craw- ther, Danford, Dewitt, Eddy, Fenton. Graff, Hager, Hartman, Henry, Hepburn. Johnson of California, Kirkpetrick. Mc- Clure, McLachlan, Miller, Miner of Wis- eonsin, Smith, Southard, Strong. Tuna - way, Tracewell, Updegraff, Van horn, Wenger and Wilson of Idaho. When the vote was announced, on mo- • don of Mr. Cannon, chairman of the ap- propriations committee, the senate amend- ments to the sundry civil bill were con- curred in and the bill sent to conference. KILLED FIVE PEOPLE Is; lit ST Maniac Who Seemed to Desire Ev- erybody's Life Is Dead. Rockville, Ind., April 25. -Pete Eebert, rie carpenter. 22 years of age, unmarried. this morning, without apparent preesoca- tion, shot and instantly killed Mrs. Her- man Henke and her two children, next door neighbors. He then reloaded his gun and going up town shot and killed Sheriff W. M. Mull and Deputy Sheriff William Sween, whom he found in the Na- tional bank stairway. Egbert then es- caped to the fair grounds, just outside of town. Fifty men, armed with shotguns, rifles and pistols, surrounded the grounds. Eg- bert refused to surrender, and was fired on. He ran into a stall and sent a load of buckshot into his breast, dying instantly. Egbert's sister at the same hour died of typhoid fever. Young Egbert once was confined in a lunatic asylum, but was ditcharged as cured. No reason is known for the killing, ex cept that the man was insane. THE ARIZONA CONVENTION TODAY Republicans There Will Declare for Free Silver Coinage. Phoenix, Ariz., April 28. -The Arizena territorial republican convention meets in Phoenix tomorrow. Tonight the McKinley faction has apparently the call on organ- ization and there is little doubt that the convention will indorse the Ohioan. A strong movement was started today for a non -committal money plank, in the sear that a strong silver plank might jeopard- ize statehood. This is fiercely opposed, however, by the delegates from all the mining regions, and the platform will in- dorse silver coinage at the 16 to I ratio, and will probably instruct delegates to St. Louis to labor for the advancement of the cause of the white metal. COMPELLED TO WORK AT RESCUE Peons Finally Brought Up Fifty Dead Miners. Denys r. Colo., April 27,-A special to the Times Le :n El Paso, Tex., says the gov- ernor of Chihuahua sent a regiment of troops to Mina Viejo to compel the peons to obey and rescue the miners. He had the police gather all the unemployed men In the city streets and march them to the mine to work. Of 61 entombed, 50 were taken out dead. The disaster was caused by encroaching for ore on the pillars sup- porting the roof. POPULIST STARS ON THE WAY Colley, Weaver. Sovereign and Others to Talk in Oregon. Portland, Or., April 27. -General Cexey. General Weaver, Genera] Master Work- man Sovereign, Sergeant Whitehead and Private Davis of Texas are the populist stars that will be thrown into the breach In Oregon during the com!ng campaign. These men are either here or on the road. ONLY ONE HOPE FOR HILL TAYLOR Respite Frown Governor Stone the Last Recourse. Washington, April 27. -Justice Brewer of the United States supreme court refused this morning to interfere in any way with the judgment of the Carroll county circuit court, which senteneed Bill Taylor to i.e hanged April 30, for the murder of the Meeks family. The Only hope left for Tay- lor is that Governer Stone will grant a respite. ROAD IS TO BE SOLD Noli'l liEHN IsAt iric To BE Pl. tuiliD HEIR HE HAMMER. Neve...10 of nes It ne- velt errs of the T..4) courts Done tisit S i Milwaukee. April 27. -The decree of sale of the Northern Pacific railroad under the consolidated mortgage of the Farm- ers' Loan and Trust Company, has been decided on, and will be signed by Judge Jenkins as soon as it is printed. Special Master Alfred Carey will conduct the sale and arrange the preliminaries as rapidly as possible. All the different interests have agreed to the decree. The matter was settled in the anited States circuit court this ev- ening. The sale is to take place at West Superior, Wis., at such time as shall be fixed by the special master. The Northern Pacific will be given 10 days in which to pay the claims against it, but there is no expectation that this will be done. The property is to be sold in three parcels, for which separate bids are to be made, which must aggregate no less than $12,500,000. A stipulation in the Nerthern Pacific receivership matter was agreed to late this afternoon an.1 signed by all the par- ties and approved by the court. It in ef- fect sanctions all the payments that have been made by the receivers. The necessity of an accounting between the receivers of the two courts is done away with and their disposal of the moneys is not to be further inquired into, beyond the usual inspection by Master Carey. The stipulation states that owing to the ex- pectancy that the decree of sale is about to be made 'it is desirable to avoid the expense and the difficulty attendant upon a separation of the funds, so that all pay- ments made and to be made are approved. The parties to the stipulation, however, may withdraw at any time. Notwithstanding the apparent unanim- ity of all the factions, there is a decided objection to the decree at this time, and in place of getting through with it and securing the signature of the court in a few hours It promises to be a number of days before the matter is satisfactorily arranged. Judge Jenkins evinced opposi- tion to the course adopted by the attor- neys, and is apparently determined to tecroughly dissect the proposed decree, having ordered that it be gone over sec- tion by section. STANDARD MINE 114)DIE, ON FIRE The Main Shaft is Now as Itogitair 'Furnace. Bodie, Cal., April 2a. -A fire broke out in the Standard mine this morning before the day shift went on. The fire started in the 3e0 -foot level and the flames are still beyond control and the main shaft is a burning furnace. Miners are doing ev- erything in their power to bulkhead all slopes and crosscuts to prevent the fire from spreading to the Bottle mine, with which it is connected. The electric ma- chinery burned is that put in one year ago. The miners can not ascertain the extent of the damage and map not for several days. The loss is thought to be very great. No one was in the mine at the time the fire started. The Standard is one of the principal gold mines of the state and the stock is mostly owned by New York people. A Iii.:11fluit '.TIC SPLIT IN IOWA G o ld standard People Won a Victory in Boles' Home County. Omaha, April 26.-A special to the Bee from Waterloo, Iowa, says: The gold standard people won a victory In Boles' home county yesterday. They outnumber the silver Boles men 3 ro 2. The convention was characterized by the wildest scenes. In the outset the Cleve- land men captured the convention. Just as the organization was perfected Chairman Scott of the central committee entered the hall, ignored the proceedings and called another convention. Thus the two conventions proceeded in the same hall simultaneously, each howling the oth- er down. The disturbance continued for more than an hour. Each convention adopted resolutions on the money question, the difference being as great as possible. HIS 4 DieltoteISE !Witte' IS 1 %LID Decision lo rotor of Henry Brown by the Stspreme Court. Washington. April 27. -In the United States supreme (\our today an opinion was rendered in the came of John D. Fee, plaintiff in error, vs. Henry C. Brown, in- volving the construction of the act of ;K2 concerning half-breed Chippewa scrip is- sued on account of the treaty of 1845 with Chippewa Indians. The case grew out ef a dispute over 80 acres of land in Pueblo county, Colorado, which had been lo- cated by Brown with Chippewa scrip. It was contended on behalf of Fee that the scrip could only be used within the terri- tory ceded by the Indians. The case was tried in the state courts of Colorado and Brown's title was pronounced valid by the state supreme court. This decision was affirmed by the opinion of the United States supreme court, which was handed down by Justice Brown. BUILDING AT CRIPPLE CHEEK Quarter. for the PosstoMee-Sporting thilli4.1 Will Mote. Cripple Creek, Colo., April 27.-A con- tract was made this morning for a tern porary building for the postoffice, to be finished in 24 hours. No mall bag will be opened until the office in ready tomorrow. Chief of Police. Mareel denies the report that the fire was of incendiary origin. Mayor Steele says the sporting class will not be allowed to reoccupy Meyers avenue, Tales Told to Madrid. Madrid, April 25.-A dispatch from trey- rine says 2500 insurgents besieging Fort Zanza, near Manzanillo, with artillery, were defeated by General Manes. The in- surgents are said to have lost 100 killed. IT IN A HOT FIGHT IN ILLINOIS -- Cook County Machine Co )1na to Down MeKinle,. Springfield, 111., April 28. --The circum- stances that have brought about the pres- ent remarkable condition of affairs among the republicans of Illinois. and which has caused the eyes or the party throughout the country to be directed toward the state capital today and tomorrow, can be told in a nutshell. Pot years the party In the state has been dominated by Cook ccunty or Chicago politicians, known as the \machine and who for the past two se are have se tightened their grip as to almost hold the party le tee state as ill a vise. Of the five people that compose the machine, one is an ex -Canadian, whose naturalization papers are still fresh and crisp; another an ex -Philadelphian of comparatively recent importation, an.] the third a German who is compelled to do nIne-tenths of his talking in his mother tongue; while the others are Illinois boys bred and born. Over a year ago, at the very outset of popular discuss!on concerning presiden- tia' possibilities, the machine gave It out fiat -tooted the', while it had no particular candidate to bolster at that time, yet it was \agtn\ McKinley, first, last and all the time, and in pursuance of this policy an alliance offensive and defensive was effected with Dave Martin, the king bee of the Philadelphia combine, and who at the time imagined that he was a \big- ger\ man in the state of Pennsylvania than Senator Quay; the understanuing be- ing that the Illinois and PennsyLvania delegation would work together at the na- ttered convention in the interest of any , ndelidate outside. of McKinley who would be prepared to pledge to the two machines the federal patronage of their respective states. The first blow to this deal eame in the form of the turning down of Dave Martin and his cohorts by Senator Quay, after a fight which is now a pert of the political history of the country. Thus deprived of its powerful ally. the Cook ceunty machine a few months -ago de- termined to put up Senator Cullom untieu guise of a favorite son, but in reality as a stalking horse. The republican states- man who is famous for his resemblance te Abraham Lincoln swallowed the bait and word went out to the henchmen ce the machine in every congressional dis- triet that \Cullom for president\ was to be the keynote of the campaign. About the same time State Chairman Caotale John R. Tanner's candidacy for governoi was announced, and the machine at opted his boom in the belief that his smutted strength In the central arld lower portions o' the state would carry the Cullom move. !tient on the top wave. So confidenf\ was the machine that this program wane' go through without a hitch or slip that when the Cook county convention to elect dele- gates to Springfield was held a couple of menths since, the formality of instructing for Cullom was regarded as unneccalary Just about that time, however. the Mc- Kinley people awoke to the fact thet thei were apparently surrendering th.• state to the machine without a struga'... and hostilities were at once inaugurate I. Ttu first gun was tired in the Firet cow -rays - Iona; district, the seat of war of th - ma- chine, and which the McKiniesetes email by an overwhelming majority. Then . arm the famous fight in the Seventh district. also In Chicago, and in which Conarees- man Post and the hicKinleyites g;itned an overwhelming victory. From that time on the battle was waged in every (-mints and congressional district without quar- ter on either side. Senator Cullom's: ow ri home went against him, and the nieshin. has been turned down in some of the most dyed-in-the-wool republican dis- tricts of the state. A peculiar feateee of the contest has been that most of the con- ventions that instructed for Tanner fot governor also instructed for McKinley. and compelled the proposed delegates to stand up in meeting and solemnly eiteigi obedience to these instructions. The out- come of the contest throughout the etate, as it was figured down today, and subject to a few unimportant variations, is as follows: Total number of delegates, 1335; Instructed for McKinley, 607; instrected for Cullom, 67; uninstructed, 661. It will be thus seen that, apart from the com- bined uninstructed and instructed Cellom delegations, the McKinleyites lack but 61 of a majority. A rough canvass et' the delegates without instructions, however, has, it is claimed, developed the fact that nearly one-half of the number are ter the Ohioan. This would give him in the neighborhood of 900 votes, while rzti is a majority of the convention. Still another set of figures shows the alleged situation at noon today: Neces- sary to instruct, 668; instructed or imiors- ed for McKinley, 672; instructed for Cul- lom, 54; uninstructed, fon. The Mei< inley- ites are basing their expectations on this tabulation, while the machine, coeced- ing the fact that the Ohio candidate has 6(5 votes 'pledged, are concentrating their ef- forts to prevent his securing the number lacking from among the uninstrueted forces. THE 11tH LEIGH PEOPLI: IN tine; Overcame the Opposiiisso of the Squire Supporters'. Seattle, Wash., April 26. -One of the hot- test fights that has ever been waged in King county closed tonight at the repub- lican primaries, which chose delegates to the county convention. While all were pledged to republicanism, the skirmish was the opening test of 'he sympathy of the people toward a successor to Senator Squire. From the returns which the Post- IntellIgencer hail at midnight the Flur- leigh wing of the party has defeated the adherents of Senator Squire and will go into convention with a working majority. BERING SEA FLEET To SAIL Will Leave Port Townsend at Noon Today. Port Townsend. Wash., April 27. -The Bering sea fleet has been ordered to sail from this port at noon tomorrow. The fleet, five vessels in all, is composed Of the Bear, Corwin, Grant, Bush and Wol- cott. In all the fleet carries 35 officers and 185 men. The Bering sea patrol proper will consist of four cutters, aside from the Bear. The latter will go to Point Bar- row, which is the most northern point of the Unitel States possessions, to break up a smuggling gang which has leng oper xted In that vicinity. SIR POWELL IS ot7T Ilea liesigued as Pretni..r of th, Dominion of Canada. Ottowit, Ont., April 27. -Sir Mackenzie Powell left the privy council department for Rideau hall this afternoon to tender his resignation as premier. Lord Ater - teen will send for Sir Charles Tupper to form a new cabinet. WOMEN WERE DISMISSED oF SLO'11\1 DEA EL- oPED INDEC1 ‘'I' LL1'1\111111%. Ohlection After Objection trigued is Lid stai', eerie] ed-Det evil e Celils ton the stand. Newport. Ky., April 27. -Not only was every available seat in the court room Oiled at the Jackson trial today, but the oactipancy of the standing room in Liarrvw passages was permitted. Ten witnesses were examined, making 52 up Ls the present time. Much of the time was devoted to debating by counsel. Many questions put during the day by the com- monwealth were ruled out. The number of objections made by the defense and o‘erruled was too great to enumerate. Twice during the day the jury was re- quired to retire during the debate. For the first time during the trial the court gave notice to women to retire, because tac letters of Will Wood to Sesta Jack- son were not proper for them to hear. It has been the policy of the prosecution to bring out the bloody garments of the dead girl every day since the beginning of the trial, and today was no exception. The testimony of several witnesses was to strengthen links in the chain that has iiready been forged. Detective Crim tes- hilied to having seen tracks on the back of the cove where the body was found which seemed to have been made by the rubbers Pearl Bryan wore. He was pres- ent when Jackson and Walling were ar- rested, and also at the private examina- tion in the office of Chier Deitsch. The lefense moved to rule out everything tes- tified to which was not in the confession. rile court ruled that the jury could give no consideration whatever to the testi- mony of witnesses which detailed whet inc of the defendants told about the oth- er. The question was raised regarding mother private examination held in the room of detention. The defense argued that Crim'e testimony concerning the ad- missions of statements at this inquisition was not competent until it was shown that no threats or inducements had been em- eloyed before Jackson was brought into :he court room. IA% IsTER KILLED MANY PEOPLE satursiss's Cyclone of the Most Se- % ere for 1 ears. Concordia, Kan., April 27. --The cyclone which swept through this section of the state Saturday evening was probably one of the most severe that Kansas has ever experienced. Its path was about 400 feet wide and extended fully 20 miles. It formed about 7 o'clock Saturday evening near the little town of St. Joseph, in the esetern part of Cloud county, and pass - eel in a northeasterly direction through the northern part of Clay and probably nto the southern edge of Washington county. Fortunately it struck no towns, but its course was through a thickly set- tled portion of the Republican valley. The first victim of the storm was Eli Balthazar and wife, living about a mile east of St. Joseph. The family were just preparing to seek refuge in the cellar when the storm etruck. The family were all more or less injured, and it is thought two of them will die. About a mile further east the home of Julian Trembley was destroyed amid he was killed. The greatest loss of life occurred south of Clifton, some six miles. Two farm - ere -E. B. Peterson and J. I. Haynes - were killed, and a number of others whose names could not be learned. At me place a woman and child were killed, and at another a 5 -year -old boy. The body of the latter has not been found. Several are reported seriously injured south of Palmer, and some of them fa- tally. The number killed and who have died from their injuries is reported to be 11, but the list will doubtless be in- creased. Over 25 persons are said to have sustained serious injuries. Over 20 fain- thes were rendered homeless by the storm. The suffering of those injured was in- creased by the severe hall and rain that closely followed the cyclone. UNITBD STATES CAN RECOVER Salt Decided Austinost the North Anseriestn Commercial Company, New York, Apnl 27. -In the suit of the United States against the North America Commercial Ccmpany, lessees of Pribyloty islands, St. Paul and St. George, Alaska, for $132,189, with interest, for rentals, under the contract, and also for royalties and taxes on 7500 seals taken during the season ending in April, 1894, Justice Wallace of the United States court today decided in favor of the United States. He holds. however, that the modus vivendi with Great Britain was a breach of contract on the part of the United States with the North American Commercial Company, and therefore awards judgment for $94,- 587. and says the North American Com- mercial Company has a claim against the government for about $140,000, to be col- lected through the court of claims. The modus vivendt f.nrled in 1894. The effect of the decision will be to enable the govern- ment in other suits to collect about 4200,000 from the North American Commer-ial Company for the years 1:'!5 and 1896. SURE OF it EPI'lli.IC AN Slief'En4I4 Committeeman Perkins Interviewed et ('lilt -ago. Chicago, April 27.-S. A. Perkins of Ta- oma, Wash., member of the executive committee of the National Republican league. Is registered at the Palmer house. Mr. Perkins says the political situation In Watehington is rather mixed, although lie is confident the state will give a good round majonty for the republican ticket this fall. Although there is a strong sil- ver sentiment In the state and the dem- ecrats and populists hope by eombineig on this Issue to elect it state and electoral ticket, there is a strong sentiment in fa- vor of protection, and the republicans are confident that by making the fignt on this line they v. ill carry the day. The producers on the Pm -tile slope are begin- ning to make up ttp ir mines, Mr. Per- kins says, that protection Is worth more to the m than free silver, and that Amin with protectien is much to be preferred to free trade with sliver. If you are praying for a revival, lon't let somebody else do all the work.

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