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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 ftvn on tea lu a Dl Eazene 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 tlat and referendum Wo believe that this bill 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 llrst 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 twho hnd the ambition could take rtools and 8et up In business for h ic self But that day Is past Ev eavenue of labor Is monopolized by egreat corporations The man with es capital must work for someone ritory In the beginning ol the tronl 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 stratee 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 captu for ing one or two of the points whic an they now hold in siege It Is like iis that all of tho Dutch In South Afrfc 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 makln at it merely certain slnilns of crlm n te blood which bdng eliminated a a would go well coming still furth 10 awake begins to perceive that uiima Certain cond 1 A person caD have AUVnll MM in Jmy of s JJ1A A i iirnouatof 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 Tbere 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 premiumsand extra paoers and that J is what we are doing Our offeris genuine in every particJ ular You call and select your goods at casli prices before prpsentinjjr 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 GAZETTEEgUbliBbed IBS titB OUBTOK OrmKxKstsblMisd May li Coowliduid Jauuarr 6 OFFICIAL PAPER OP POUC SENATORIAL ordinary ditlona physical mental moral aoc a become exactly what mleht 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 ceptlon lo the rule Certain condition a produce criminals I 1s rSht l It has learned thai social disease re nrirea Othr reatnient Iban ahavlns What conditions produce criminals 1 How can we remove the condition and so exterminate the crop of crlm J Wbllo wo are studying those specin o conditions which develop crlmlna s and now on tho one hand lo cllm 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 crimeproducing and sub loct him lo years of childBardenlns have plain proof in gathered xh In crlmlnalilj r which Ihree or four years of kinder r gartcn training gives and the objec 1 t on made by parents to compulsor B elation at a later age doe not hold 1 n TBPMDAT 1U wood hotels begin to show evh em that the legislative session is BMIHM8 OmclIOWA hand senators and reperesentativ are dropping in at intervals to it UKFostoffiw at DM Hoi DIM 00CCNM OlaM I1 Mntlir ally to be Interviewed on the PER YEAR IN member Is very reticent and OBLT PEMOCIUTIC FMPER AT STATE ment of his position All the THE DEATH OP GENERAL LAV TON Major General Henry W Lawto 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 mannc torn he never shrinked a dut He declared when he was sei to the Philippines that It would take hundred thousand men and an Ir deflnlnte period to subjugate the coun iry but he obeyed tho orders of h Commanderinchief William McKin ley arid trailed through the pestilen lal aitAmps and cancbrakea 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 rwiblic The conquest of a people struggling for independence on their own BO ud the upbuilding of American em pm In the orient It was for this that mjor 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 swerlng letters and showing courtes e i to all who solicited his aid wlthou t considering the party affiliation of He has no chance to work un isomeone Is willing to let him wo c This IB a fact that it is useless fdeny What Is a man to do when it cannot obtain employment So cwho 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 dlfT s once between an honest man lookl 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 everywhera 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 Indlv ual one with praise alone to the ma who came out at the head therefor it IB not strange that there ahoul bo scarcely any feeling of respons bility 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 aelfpreMrratloD The thlnkera of the world have earned that thete wrong bia the pRttcM of it jnto 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 lonsihllity 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 umiine lines The laws designed to protect the weak from the rascality of the strong are being perected The number of those who are nterestlng themselves in their fellowlen are growing larger So none need espair who nre desirous of helping mman ty to progress for his lahor vil not be lost But he must be a ilosopher if he would achieve the rreitest 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 StilwllL 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 followerf Hector managed to turn the spout of the kettle about and the streaming contents beginning to splash on the storaaeh 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 iworn out by F Kr Cooltate a rXMBtr ttt who climrt o have a pair of trousers and a pair of Bhoea 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 mlllS D PICTURES SKAT OF OTHER ARTICL By a ipeclal arrangement can offer as premium to Gaietle subscribers old or new their choice of any Jl00 article from either of the four large stores of the W P Chase Co They have a store at 510 Walnut street one at G1CC18 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 fatiers to take The Gazette The whole family will appreciate it Bring us the for subscription and wo The Des Bislit ES SLEDS GAMI ES FREE AS PREMIUM will jrtre you fl00 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 sufc scribera 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 euar antecd 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 tflTH THE GAZETTE d Krttr firmer AToioSfi 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 oflico for them to call 1 for or mall them to their postofficc 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 Thinfi u Find Them Ihe man who deliberately walks ato what is almost cerUfn death when ft la known that notiilng caa be iilncdby It is not termed but rocfcardy Jh mu who wdold at libcrately butt his bralaa out In an attempt to knock down a stone wall that stood in hfa 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 Btorma 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 tliat makts 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 Vfe 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 bill has passed Uie House and it is certain to go through the Semite When President McKin ley puts the finishing touches to the bill 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 bill 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 bill 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 mlnei 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 bill 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 IlepuDlican party to promote bimetallism by Internationa agreement Had the Republican party dared to declare for the policy of this infamous bill it would have been overwhelmingly defeated It was not thought possible that the Republican party would dare to wipe out tho blondslained greenback but the ultimate effect of Hie bill will 1 do that very thine The bill 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 circulaF tlon will be the paper of the banks 1 on Which Uucle Bum has placed his a endorsement c It la significant that about the time this infamous bill was whipped c through the house that there was a t panic on Wall street several big failp ures and that the clearing house nso Hoolatlou 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 wlio 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 Rjilrit to assort itIn Keif We cannot believe that the American pooplo 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 eveilng for the election of officers tho ollowlng were elected President W Jayne vice president William Campbell financial secretary S A ontis recording secretary Frank treasurer M P Maher KUardn Joe Dippert guide Harry Mould rnstces Charles A Cook Thomas cNamara and Frank Gencser deletes to the Trades and Lahor Assemy W IT Jayne Frank Craig ThornFinn E J Mould and Frank Jones plicant 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 iffable and he enjoys large popularit n Des Moines His public career imltcd to one term in the lower house f the Iowa legislature The fact that he was elected by Democrats and actci 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 Indlng fault with him on this score ho fact that Mr Cummins supported he candidacy nf Horace Boies for ovcrnor is also urged against him Hit Mr Cummins in this respect is no lore subject to criticism than thouamis of other Republicans The only riticism of Mr Cummin course we avo to offer is for his failure to relain with tlio Democratic partv in he found himself very much at ome for a while at least As far as the people en masse are onccrncd it doesnt make much dtfereiice which of the two men is elect d senator Both represent the raiload corporations and both are pledged o stand by he Interests of the capullsl c classes of Uie country At the resent outlook Senator Gear would scm o have the best of the fight The epublican machine seems to be at Is back Senator Allison Is for him id the whole congressional delegation possibly Dollivcr and Laccy ho mve hopes of their own that ciri ins uncos may develop a chance for olr preferment In addition to these owerfnl influences all the federal fflcelioldors of the stato are working sr Senator Gears reelection In the language of the sporting frarnity 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 juiiding In the city was overrun with 1 em Since the law wai passed provid ng employment for those who were idle it has rid those placea almost entirely of loafers It baa also done touch towad lessening the petty thieving which hod formerly been so irovalent Tills work should not be considered IB ciarity It is the countrys 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 vltli 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 arnil ea till more remunerative cniloyment can be obtained When that me comes large sections of our jails m penitentiaries can be closed perinnently 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 speciucns are those whoso minds and jodies have been employed The child who has nothing else to take up Us attention is inoro 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 socletv gome j phases of behavior are palpably bad and must bo dealt with In some fashion else tho body politic expires Societys cnrly method was a r irompt excision of tho part affected b Was there n criminal Off with his hoad This system was simple cheap r md easy but nfter 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 itid applied but the crop reappears constantly h All this while society took tho rrim 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 lirgln to won 8 lor whoro it comes what makes L it Romo thought 1ms hern plvon to T nutting the lino of Individual crlm t nals That docs not work Crime is TT not hereditary In that senso and do h Rrco There aro not In the world 3 cheaper to rnnke provision for an opportunity for productive labor for everybody tban it Is to support poorSouses 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 lawlessless on his part and he given the c tenefit of his labor after paying for ihat he costs When men find that e iey can cooperate and save Crowds of People are pouring through this Wonerful Christmas Treasure for theres a Gift for verybody an article that suits you at any Price you are to pay a better article for the Price than can bo had mlopendcnt action thev will co f porate When they learn that moral v ty means an additional allotment of lappiness to him who practices it icn will be moral Hut these thinqs 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 brrast ll vorks of the encrav but the ono who ots conditions govern him If he r h nks an assault is the best way he nakcs 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 ortuuity 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 Klcment The same tactics must be ppltetl 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 I1L p have to a higher civilization Is the n reccpts which have come to us from in pnat nnd they have never been loptrd fully enough to determine y nw far they ore practical Thun WP i KM justly say that tho only jraMo IW o have IB our own experience Each SI e wo tnko la nn a H arch over untried ground It is not m ringo that under such clmim CI ancc3 progress is slow Men hnvo ways livrd much like tho beasts a struggle with their follow mnn herefore when it Is proposed that pi my live In brotherly love nnd hnr onv It Is not Rtraneo thnt 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 woudurful one 1 every num woman anil In Polk county should see noth K like it has ever lieun in tlie j cst hundreds ut uf all nations luscs mid turrets and an oleetricn i road with 11 hundred beautiful jats ilFTS FOR An casv chair P indkcrchlitfs Mufflers P oves Cuff buttons Pressing Jewel J Shirts fiUidi etc lianil mirror 1 av ng sets Traveling Companions 1 ress suit cases Grips Travuiinu i IS9 etc a Something for ss throupli the Hnuo of the Woods sotneiit Its all worth seeingwhether o Toys and liamea that the season 1ms jl5DR Strong mid well idc with round spring run CVpfx rfor 4Bo J3g HAMMOCKSGond earn well mado Me AjflllM JL All cortitf ons and kinds at lOo r sot up IOO KLY KOCKINO HSK Strong and woll for IIMVS WHEEL OAUTS V loot not tlic pnor kind I Iron aud Steel Tralns3 ic IPS iMigine and nil uxlrii Tin nt ISV n INTKD DOLLSUuod Mzcd neatly a 0o value anil tin exlni eti til for 10c House in the Woods The Snow Storm And Enchanted Grotto Tills is the Paradise for children nd lioro youll ti nil Toys find Games nd Dolls and NieNacs without end icturrs Faucv Hoxes Statuettes r ciibrac Chinawnre Cut Ghisg Silerwurc and articles too numerous to mnlion fur old and young OIFTS FOR LADIES Neckwear Olnvra Perfume s s Purse LeatbcrGoods Stationary iwcl ry Cliaine Charms Lockets ronclics Opera Glasses Card cages and GliiBses Shell goods Umbrellas uncy tioodR Dress patterns uf Silk nd colored Dross goods etc etc the Children down the Ltroitd Staircase Into tho yon mro to buy or not Here are all iroduced IOLLCnAtUSlDpTnkanfl JO blue enameled for iftj X BOYS1 HAY CARTSWith tJ 1 ouly to go at JOo JNTJ TOOL CIIKSTSFllled with X touls at 48c up 300 regular 10 cent panics for each 1c WOHK BENCHES for boys Kood eizo with vise planning ick nui for tools 8125 Tho very make with UK decorations 25c up ETALIAPHONEWth 10 to IB ot British aud the BoersThe recent victories of the Boers vwr tho British troops in South Afca would Indicate that these Dutch armerg know how to fight just as e 1 ns do the trained soldiers of the r tlsh Isles When it IE remembered lat he larger portion of them are rcctly from the farm and have ever until the present hail any In actual war it Is a mareoua thing Tho only advantage hlch tho Bocra can possibly have in Us contest Is their knowledge of the ountry But In numbers arms and xpcr ence It would seem that tho rilifih must have much tho advango Still the reports that are comg In would Indicate that the arms sed by tho Roers are In every way tjttat to those used by the enemy and iat the leaders of tho Hoer forces ossosfl n knowledge of military tac ca and a natural ability for strategy iflt R ronlly superior to that of the nfills i It Is Impossible to predict 1 i any certainty what will bo tho turo success or failure of tlio Boor rces but It la certain that up to o trcsent time the advantages are 1 with them They took tho iniatlvo and marched Into British For the Honest Poor Wo do not always reallzo what a rgo country wo live In and that iero are many things takine place hlch do not reach tho public till ng afterwards which arc of groat nportnnco to the world It Is gradually becoming apparent nil men hat It fs cheaper to prodo 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 tnoy   

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