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Des Moines Gazette (Newspaper) - December 21, 1899, Des Moines, Iowa VOL 3 NO 44 DBS MOINES IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 21 1899 WHOLE NO 201 The Gazette Makes the Greatest Premium Offer EVER MADE IN THE COUNTY H on tea lu a Dl which makes this great offer payment of goods of any kind o the amount of 6 may select from the W P Chase Co Storej QUICK Get up a dub and earn any premium you j West 4th street Remember ii is the Des Moines BY S E servitude to the money power wh f prevails in Europe We must declare for the in and referendum Wo believe that this had been submitted to L electorate of the American people t w It would have been overwhelming become desperate from privation suffering and committed some cr ve and than go to the expense of glv if them a trial and then support tl ne as criminals So If there was at other object in view than one of e ly omy the method Is better t the last In years gone by when all n were poor or comparatively so keach man worked at his trade in cs pendently or perhaps hired one or at men to assist him there was not ea much need of making provision ip the unemployed for almost any n hnd the ambition could take and up In business for h ic self But that day Is past Ev of labor Is monopolized by corporations The man with es capital must work for someone In the beginning ol the me land they aro still holding it in sp Ing of the efforts of the English to d cm lodge them They have not yet be no t forced lo give up a single on point of which they have taken p session In point of prisoners tak they have taken hundreds where t nen English have taken one la numbe md killed and wounded it is evident th de their losses are no heavier If wo heavy as those sustained by the En so lish Should they succeed In for ing one or two of the points an they now hold in siege It Is like iis that all of tho Dutch In South m will take sides with the Boera W ry have not considered It probable th he the Boers would win In this war w i ut England for In numbers they are nc se very strong but It is hard to te ss what may happen A few more r rk verses such as has been inflicted witt to in the past few days and tho Englis lie will have such pressure brought 1 ne bear upon them at home that t ie ia may seek terms of peace but It en not likely Tho rich mines of th all Transvaal are a rich prize to wor no for and If there IB anything that wi sr put enthusiasm Into the work of Qg Briton It fa the prospects of at it merely certain of n te blood which eliminated a a would go well coming still furth 10 awake begins to perceive that Certain cond 1 A person caD have MM in of s A i money spent in i advertising Our offer in this weeks paper seems to be so e liberal that there must be a catch in ifc is no catch There is no larger advertiser in Des Moines tban Mr W P t Chase of the W P Chase Company If we can get 20 0 I 8 farmers around Des Moines to call and look through his J iv stock he is willing to pay for it We have taken the con tract If we cau secure 2000 subscribers we can afford to r spend some money in extra and that J is what we are doing Our genuine in every ular You call and select your goods at casli prices before your order You eet goods at the very lowest prices We hope to have YOUR subscription at our special offer s DES MOINES GAZETTE Tmi DEB Homes IBS May li 6 OFFICIAL PAPER OP POUC SENATORIAL ordinary physical mental moral aoc a become exactly what have bee B expected An occasional aero rests r tha conditions tor a lime but a to n generation of It reduce that rare e V lo the rule Certain condition a produce criminals I 1s l It has learned thai social disease re Iban What conditions produce criminals 1 How can we remove the condition and so exterminate the crop of J wo are studying those o conditions which develop s and now on tho one hand lo s Inato the conditions and on the othe k H resistance of the In dividual one thing we can do now i We can seize upon every child now a born In the surroundings which At 5 Know to bo and sub loct him lo years of have plain proof in gathered xh In r which or four years of kinder r training gives and the objec 1 t on made by parents to B elation at a later age doe not hold 1 n wood hotels begin to show evh em that the legislative session is hand senators and are dropping in at intervals to it at DM Hoi DIM OlaM I1 ally to be Interviewed on the PER YEAR IN member Is very reticent and AT STATE ment of his position All the THE DEATH OP GENERAL LAV TON Major General Henry W the hero of a hundred battles a brave a soldier us ever drew a swor a victim of the murderous spirit c Imperialism A soldier to tho torn he never a dut He declared when he was sei to the Philippines that It would take hundred thousand men and an Ir period to subjugate the coun iry but he obeyed tho orders of h William McKin ley arid trailed through the lal and of Luzo with a imall force In the mos arduous campaign of his life And what IB the consolation for th of great soldier of th The conquest of a people struggling for independence on their own BO ud the of American em pm In the orient It was for this that John A Logan and Colonel gave up their young lives and Lawton fell In the full flower of til fame blood of these gallant officers Vd of their comrades Is chargeable to spirit of Imperialism and to the administration which promoted It wt to the blood of the tallant in the Transvaal who are the Victims of a similar unholy purpose We have sown the seed and blood bubbles up out of the ground as me fruit of the the Dally News favors the cam dacy of Hon A B Cummins T News has maintained a neutral at i tude all along but because it has n s declared for Mr Cummins it is a cuscd of being an emissary of Senate f Gear r Senator Genr has the advantage f the largest personal acquaintance t any public man in Iowa and this a greatly to his advantage He has a ways shown the most obliging dispos tlon during his career in both the s er and the upper houses of congres and has always been prompt In nr letters and showing courtes e i to all who solicited his aid t considering the party affiliation of He has no chance to work un Is willing to let him wo c This IB a fact that it is useless What Is a man to do when it cannot obtain employment So do not understand the conditio r say let him hustle Yes but wh he starts out to hustle as they c f It he becomes a tramp There la f way In which we can tell the s once between an honest man for work and a worthless vagabond first sight One may be as ragged the other The only way is to off hem work Tho man will work wh the tramp will not If a place Is p s Tided where all who are willing c i obtain employment at wages whl e will leave a little surplus after and controlled by force until th government was formed Therefor t was not strange that when it wa formed it was in the o world predicted as a failure Con meroe nnd trade have always been game of cunning and trickery thcr fore It is not strange that man ca not take readily to the Idea that ther le any better way for men to dea with eafu other The struggle fo existence has always been an ual one with praise alone to the ma who came out at the head therefor it IB not strange that there bo scarcely any feeling of respons for the weaker onea who hav boon crowded Into the mire by thow who were forcing their way QTB them Men have always considers war as legitimate and Godlike an It it difficult for them to understan that It la the lowest Instinct In taa that take control when he commit murder either individually or a wholesale And that war only just fiable as a meant of The of the world have earned that thete wrong bia the of it the minds of the mum It slow Ant when we say the masses we do not mean the poor alone but the rich as well We aro making progress The world is growing more enlightened and moru moral The consideration for others is Increasing Tho res which society feels toward tho weak and infirm Is increasing The care the diseased la better Tho wanton murders among the beter c asses are decreasing The wars of the world are being conducted on more lines The laws designed to protect the weak from the rascality of the strong are being The number of those who are themselves in their are growing larger So none need who nre desirous of helping mman ty to progress for his lahor vil not be lost But he must be a if he would achieve the success nnd let his first bought be to control self No men eform the world in a day for years for one man to reform himself nut every good thought that is thrown out every good deed done every pure life lived will not only bear fruit In Its own generation but for all ages to come F W To Exterminate the Criminal le It Is about time to cease hoping fo perfection id anything but it IB neve too late to strive for Improvement 1 30 all things Whatever tha HOT WATER ON DETECTIVE Detective Ike Hector had an exciting bout with B H Dean proprietor of a boarding house at 814 Fourth street Tuesday morning during which Dean who Is a cook seized a kettle of boiling water and attempted to scald him In the struggle that Hector managed to turn the spout of the kettle about and the streaming contents beginning to splash on the of Dean he let go and the kettle fell to the floor Hector promptly knocked him down and put lira out of the light He was taken to the police station and locked up Charged with assaulting an oncer The trouble grew out ot an attempt by the detective to serve a search warrants out by F Kr a ttt who o have a pair of trousers and a pair of stolen from him Cooksie was not certain who committed the larceny and in order to recorer ie lost articles swore out a search warrant for the entire house This was taken by Dean as a severe reflection upon himself anil his family He will bo arraigned in police court this morning D D PICTURES SKAT OF OTHER By a arrangement can offer as premium to subscribers old or new their choice of any article from either of the four large stores of the W P Chase Co They have a store at 510 Walnut street one at Locust street one at 415117 Sixth avenue and one at 315 Seventh street With each 00 subscription we will issue you an order good for In trade at these stores The flOO will apply on a higher priced article or you can get several articles all to amount to Joys and girls you can get your to take The Gazette The whole family will appreciate it Bring us the for subscription and wo The Des ES SLEDS GAMI ES FREE AS PREMIUM will you you can go get you a pair of skate mittens books dolls or whatever yo may wish to the amount of Get up a club We can hardly affor to give a premium for a club bi If you will get up a club of five among your neighbors eac of the five to get i w will give you un extra order for your BICYCLES FREE We will give you a bicycle high grade for a club of ONLY FIFTY SUBSCRIBERS Each subscriber to have their OC order We will give you a sewing machine if you prefer Gazette over Dolls iS and HUNDREDS THE GAZETTE d firmer will subscribe at our treat offer If u yon will only see them You can give them the orders afterwards leave 1 them at our for them to call 1 for or mall them to their 1 The Gazette office is upstairs over B 411 Fourth street opposite Savery House Come in and subscribe Get up a club We give premiums for clubs all the way from three to fifty We do not have room to name them all here Any boy or girl can get fifty subscribers If they get out and work for them Everybody will subscribe ut our great offer Go to work quick All orders must be cashed on or before December the 24th 1 Fourth Mr Horace Fletcher Is preaching tnis movement and Die good sense the country ought to help It along The saving In money alone ought to appeal to the most sordid Criminals are a serious pecuniary loss to the stale We should offer reword for their extermination as we do for that of the Accept u Find Them man who deliberately walks ato what is almost death when ft la known that caa be It is not termed but Jh mu who at butt his out In an attempt to knock down a stone wall that stood in way because he could not remove It any other way would be considered n fit subject for the lunatic asylum 1C caught before IQ had killed himself But he wou d be but little more foolish than the man who works himself Into a passion and rants and nnd threatens to turn anarchist because the government IB not run on the 1 nes which he thinks It ought to be What cant he cured must be endured Is a wise saying It is the philosophy men happy and In the long run the most successful The reformer who appeals to the reason of his hearers instead of the r prejudices and passions Is the wise one We must take the world as we find It Then If we desire to Improve it go at it in a firm but quiet way must put reformation like pills in an attractive form Men must he led to understand that a certain measure will conduce to their happiness and profit before they THE INFAMY CONSUMMATED The financial has passed Uie House and it is certain to go through the Semite When President McKin ley puts the finishing touches to the with his signature the consummation of tho aim and purpose of t ie money power of the world will be plainly seen In a previous editorial we asserted that the main purpose sought by t ie Is to perpetuate the national debt of the United States ana to make the masses of the American people pay tribute until tho end of time to the interest eating class As the establishes the gold standard and makes all public and private obligations payable in gold alone it is apparent that it is a physical and econom c Impossibility for the debtor class to meet their obligations The most they can hope for is to be able to rake and scrape up enough to meet the interest charges It may be conceded that the production of gold Is increasing but if all the gold since Adam was born and that wil be mined In the next thousand years was available there would not be enough to pay the present and prospective debts of the world The which has just passed the house with the unanimous vote of the Republican is an in deli b e record of Republican perfidy and deception on the money question The Republican national convention of 1896 declared for International bimetallism and such men us Allison and McKinley aud Indeed every Republican speaker of note declared it the purpose of the party to promote bimetallism by agreement Had the Republican party dared to declare for the policy of this infamous it would have been overwhelmingly defeated It was not thought possible that the Republican party would dare to wipe out tho greenback but the ultimate effect of Hie will 1 do that very thine The provides that the of greenbacks outstanding when paid Into the Irons ury shall not be paid out again exc cept for gold and it will not be long before a greenback In circulation will 1 be a curiosity The bloodstained i greenback will repose on a marble 1 slab in tho treasury morgue and the s only Hind of paper money in tlon will be the paper of the banks 1 on Which Bum has placed his a endorsement c It la significant that about the time this infamous was whipped c through the house that there was a t panic on Wall street several big ures and that the clearing house nso was forced to come to the f rescue We predict that the adoption of the European style of finance in tc this country will be attended with Ir grave dangers and that before the presidential campaign of next year opens these conspirators will Dud that p they have overreached themselves It will be the duty of the Democratic party to face this question with the Ir undaunted spirit of lackson met t ft similar emergency in 1837 it is idle lo talk of subordinating the money question next year We must in k voke the national to assort itIn Keif We cannot believe that the American havo surrendered their financial Independence o tho money power of Europe and that they v arc prepared to accept the conditions ELECTED At the semiannual meeting of tho federal Labor union held Monday for the election of officers tho were elected President W Jayne vice president William Campbell financial secretary S A recording secretary Frank treasurer M P Maher Joe Dippert guide Harry Mould Charles A Cook Thomas and Frank deletes to the Trades and Lahor W IT Jayne Frank Craig E J Mould and Frank Jones This is one reason why Senator Gear has a personal popularity attained by no other politician in the history of the state Mr Cummins is also a man of engaging qualities He Is bright and and he enjoys large n Des Moines His public career to one term in the lower house f the Iowa legislature The fact that he was elected by Democrats and with the Democratic members in seen ng the appeal of the prohibitory aw is greatly to his credit but the cranks of the Republican party art irg ng this fact as an objection to hla candidacy As the Republican party if Iowa accepted Mr Cummins view o IB foolishness of prohibition and the mulct law it would seem hat they ought to be estopped from fault with him on this score ho fact that Mr Cummins supported he candidacy nf Horace Boies for is also urged against him Hit Mr Cummins in this respect is no lore subject to criticism than of other Republicans The only of Mr Cummin course we avo to offer is for his failure to relain with Democratic in he found himself very much at ome for a while at least As far as the people en masse are it doesnt make much which of the two men is elect d senator Both represent the corporations and both are pledged o stand by he Interests of the c classes of Uie country At the resent outlook Senator Gear would scm o have the best of the fight The machine seems to be at Is back Senator Allison Is for him id the whole congressional delegation possibly and Laccy ho mve hopes of their own that ciri ins uncos may develop a chance for preferment In addition to these influences all the federal of the stato are working sr Senator Gears reelection In the language of the sporting Senator Gear is a hot favorite 1 10 what the worker costs for support No honest man will tramp t will probably be a surprise to many of our readers to learn that there IB such a plan In operation in both New York and Boston Such s t ie case nevertheless aud it Is giving splendid satisfaction Before that plan was adopted the city was filled with tramps and beggars every winder Every police station and public In the city was overrun with 1 em Since the law wai passed ng employment for those who were idle it has rid those almost entirely of loafers It baa also done touch lessening the petty thieving which hod formerly been so Tills work should not be considered IB It is the duty o ts unfortunate members In the struggle to get to the front If Borne lo get ahead others must fall behind t IB always the weaker ones who fail least able to get up when nee down The day will come when every city f any pretensions will bo provided a public municipal employment tatlon where anyone who chooses o avail him or herself of It can get vork that will support them and their ea till more remunerative can be obtained When that me comes large sections of our jails m penitentiaries can be closed and the tenement hovel forever entirely free from the lawless and viciously Inclined but experience has shown that certain conditions or causes produce certain effects Therefore when wo can remove tho caus the effect must go with 1L We know that poverty idleness together with the idea that work is degrading has been tho cause of tho larger portion of crime Therefore it should be the object of society to eliminate these causes just as rapidly as possible No man should seek employment in vain No child should be allowed to pass hig youth In Idleness No man or woman should feel safe to trust their future with a companion who considered work as degrading even though In circumstances which do not compel them to earn a livelihood The Idle boy or girl can never reach the itgbest development either mentally or physically God intended that man should work and tha noblest are those whoso minds and have been employed The child who has nothing else to take up Us attention is than likely to get into mischief not because it Is vicious but for want of ai y thing else to do The same is true i of tho man or woman whatever may bo tho cause of idleness To ester minato the criminal we would recommend work To prevent the criminal the same prescription only in somewhat lighter doses Along this line Charlotte Perkins Stetson writes as follows In tho Saturday Evening Post As society grows selfconscious It becomes aware that some of itself docs not behave well Without touching on f all tho questionable shades and degrees of human conduct which are more or less injurious to gome j phases of behavior are palpably bad and must bo dealt with In some fashion else tho body politic expires Societys method was a r excision of tho part affected b Was there n criminal Off with his hoad This system was simple cheap r md easy but centuries of prac h t co it has dawned upon society that n criminally is much like a n t grows by shaving p Various depilatories have been t recommended applied but the crop reappears constantly h All this while society took tho n na as n dispensation of Providence w am never questioned but that ho must s ox st Today this ancient assumption n otters visibly wo gaze askance upon B mir criminal HUBS aud to won 8 lor it comes what makes L it Romo thought hern to T nutting the lino of Individual t That docs not work Crime is TT not hereditary In that senso and do h There aro not In the world 3 cheaper to provision for an opportunity for productive labor for everybody tban it Is to support for the old and penitentiaries or the lawbreakers it will be done icn it Is found that crime Is principally the result of environment lack of education and employment pro vis OHS will be made which will give no man an excuse to be idle and the j tramp can then he justly placed In D confinement nnd set to work ns a T preventive measure against on his part and he given the c of his labor after paying for he costs When men find that e iey can cooperate and save Crowds of People are pouring through this Christmas Treasure for theres a Gift for an article that suits you at any Price you are to pay a better article for the Price than can bo had action will co f When they learn that moral v ty means an additional allotment of to him who practices it icn will be moral Hut these annot be driven into mens heads a hey must be made clear to heir understanding The successful general fs not the 1 no who always assaults tho ll vorks of the but the ono who ots conditions govern him If he r h an assault is the best way he It If lie concludes that a ege la better he quietly sits down nd waits for the enemy to capitulate G f ie discovers that there is an op to flank the enemy and S omo upon him where he has no de enses ho adopts that plan If IIP U ice R an enemy which he known to o his superior In strength he evades In If possible until such time ns he lay meet him on equal grounds This not cowardice It is prudence good The same tactics must be by tho reformer If he would e successful bi Tho world Is yot In kindergarten tl UBS as far as civilization goes We m avo learned a little but wo have m uch more to loam only guide p have to a higher civilization Is the n which have come to us from in nnd they have never been fully enough to determine y nw far they ore practical Thun WP i KM justly say that tho only IW o have IB our own experience Each SI e wo la nn a H arch over untried ground It is not m ringo that under such CI progress is slow Men ways much like tho beasts a struggle with their follow mnn herefore when it Is proposed that pi my live In brotherly love nnd hnr It Is not thorn nro dr it ew who believe U to be practical g i ho human family always hare Carnival in the Alps Our Walnut street windows showing Carnival in the Alps is a one 1 every num woman anil In Polk county should see noth K like it has ever in tlie j cst hundreds ut uf all nations mid turrets and an i road with 11 hundred beautiful jats FOR An chair P Mufflers P oves Cuff buttons Pressing Jewel J Shirts etc lianil mirror 1 av ng sets Traveling Companions 1 ress suit cases Grips Travuiinu i etc a Something for ss the of the Woods Its all worth o Toys and that the season Strong mid well idc with round spring run earn well mado Me JL All ons and kinds at lOo r sot up IOO KLY HSK Strong and woll for WHEEL V loot not tlic pnor kind I Iron aud Steel ic IPS and nil Tin nt ISV n neatly a value anil tin eti til for House in the Woods The Snow Storm And Enchanted Grotto Tills is the Paradise for children nd youll ti nil Toys find Games nd Dolls and without end Statuettes r Cut and articles too numerous to fur old and young FOR LADIES Neckwear Perfume s s Purse Stationary ry Charms Lockets Opera Glasses Card cages and Shell goods Umbrellas Dress patterns uf Silk nd colored Dross goods etc etc the Children down the Staircase Into tho yon mro to buy or not Here are all JO blue enameled for X HAY tJ 1 to go at JOo TOOL with X touls at up 300 regular 10 cent panics for each 1c BENCHES for boys Kood eizo with vise planning ick nui for tools 8125 Tho very make with UK decorations up 10 to IB ot British aud the recent victories of the Boers tho British troops in South would Indicate that these Dutch know how to fight just as e 1 ns do the trained soldiers of the r Isles When it IE remembered lat he larger portion of them are from the farm and have ever until the present hail any In actual war it Is a thing Tho only advantage tho Bocra can possibly have in Us contest Is their knowledge of the But In numbers arms and ence It would seem that tho must have much tho Still the reports that are comg In would Indicate that the arms sed by tho Roers are In every way to those used by the enemy and iat the leaders of tho Hoer forces n knowledge of military tac ca and a natural ability for strategy R superior to that of the i It Is Impossible to predict 1 i any certainty what will bo tho turo success or failure of Boor but It la certain that up to o time the advantages are 1 with them They took tho and marched Into British For the Honest Poor Wo do not always what a rgo country wo live In and that iero are many things takine place do not reach tho public till ng afterwards which arc of groat to the world It Is gradually becoming apparent nil men hat It fs cheaper to work for homeless men and omen where they can earn an liont mod even their living for n mo than It la to wait till
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