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Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - July 22, 1896, Albert Lea, Minnesota Times '   " ' ‘ ** ' > $ e | # # * $ e I s s Twenty Thousand Eyes See the Standard Every Week of the Year. Standard Advertising Is A’ot Lowest in Price, ! But Is Highest in Value. 1    i VOL. XNXIX.ALBE I CT LEA, MINN., WEDNESDAY" JULY    180(5. Silver Dollars Cli /    7 \i Sr w Is STRAUSS’ price for the Best Suit in America. It’s an Imported English Clay, of which every yard weighs 20 ounces, made up elegantly fit to the Queen's taste; they are as black as the ace of spades, in sacks, square and round cut and Chesterfield Frocks. They are yours for TEN SILVER DOLLARS t.Tm m Don't confound them with the light-weight, thrashy kind of Clays offered by others. A casual glance at them will at once mJ    .    n convince you of their-intrinsic worth; their superiority stands out in unfading color above all others. YOURS FOR TRUE WORTH, MCCORMICK Open Elevator Right Hand Cut Harvester. I Iii* IjIltGNf .    I Iio X 11    . rJFllC* Si rOllO’i^Sil . By means of a third or middle Roller in the lower elevator, we have a very low elevation, with a very high and v\ Itle JVIAIIV WHEEL Making it a very powerful, light draft machine: it has roller bearings, and is absolutely the lightest draft binder ever manufactured. Get the latest. Left hand binders are a back number, they will not be manufactured after this season: if you buy one you will be out of date next year and that is why they are sold so cheap, they are behind the times, ti ley are bkt a last Years biid-nest. Steel platform, all bearings oiled from the outside, perfectly balanced, automatic adjuster and all the latest conveniences. Pay a few dollars mors and get the best .    0 Ji^JSLrjrJK^LJS?--iTes we have them for all machines, old and new. Come and see them. A. U. MAYLAND. A WYER. ROOM 2, FAIR STORE BUILD-1 lug, Albert Lea, Miun.    2l»f W. E. TODD, Lawyer, office in the new opera house blocK, Albert Lea, Minu. HENRY A. MORGAN, A TTORNEY AT LAW. COUNTY ATTOR-x:L 11 ev. Ottiee in OulOr&uUson Block, Broadway, Alberi Lea, Minu. BUEL A CHURCH, IT BAL ESTATE, LAW. INSURANCE, b Luaus and Collections Houses for Sale and Rent. Ottiee in Opera Block, Albert Lea, Mbn>_______  _    _    8    mb R. S. FARNSWORTH. Attorney at law. practices in all the courts, Careful attention given to commercial and other collections. Ottiee iii Wedge & Barlow Co., Block. Rooms I aud 2. Albert Lea, Minn.    39-94. J. M. TODD, M. D. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. OFFICE in rear of Briggs’ Drug Store; hospital on Fountain street, Albert Lea. W. C. MERRILL. Dentist, office in new opera bouse block, rooms 3 aud 4, Albert Lea Miun, H. A. PAINE, Architect and builder, plans drawn and contracts taken for all classes of work In city aud country. Albert Lea, Minn.    15yl AD    In answer to many inquiries directed to us during last month, we will say that the HIKriMN BOCCIES Have arrived. Come and see them. Will give Rock Bottom Prices.  WE ALSO HANDLE_ Baker Perfect Barb Wire, Reliable Gasoline Stoves, Lion Brand Paint, Building Material. Tin Work a Specialty Y ours for Good Stock and Low Prices, Hellie Hardware Co. His Silver Tongue. Speech That Won Bryan the Nomination. REPLY TO SENATOR HILL An Eloquent Defense of the Platform. His View’ on Finance, tile Income Tax, Tenure of Office, the Tariff anti Business—He Delares He Is Ready to iYleet the Gold Standard Hen on Every Point. All that imagination picture of Utmost fit nts tint/ Cfcero, all that we hti ct Itta rd of the great orators of the English tongue inns realized, ll ES ll Y U Elf RUE, Th e deli gat* . sat as if t wha ated. It leas a display of ehnpience part anti a wit filed. fftnit/ ('lay himself etui I ti not hart created so great a /'afore. AMOS J. Cl MMI NUS. h teas th finest / hi NO. 30 y»m come before us and tell us that we si ta) I disturb your business interests, we lepijf that you Lave Disturbed oui* business interests by your course. ‘Great applause and cheering) We ay to you ti int you have iii.ole too limited in its application the dc tin it ion of business man. cannot dn ell I time. (Erica ot The man w ho is em-  .......  , ployed for wages is as much a business that mere is no intention man as is his employer. (Continued I those contracts, which, according to a^er iii my limited : *i Jo on, cfo on.") I.et I me call at I Clition to two or thi re gi eat I things, rise gen Heman f rom New York says that, be will propose an amendment, providing that tins changa in our law shall no! aired contracts already made. J,et roe remind him of affecting cheering.) The attorney in a country I the present laws, arc made payable rn tow Ii is as m»ch a busings man as the gold. But if he means to say that we Bryan's v/ err listened to. JOHS P. ALTH EU). Chicago Inter Oeean; During Die excitement following ex-Gov. Kuase I Us speech W. J. Bryan of Nebraska, ascended the platform, and as soon as the audience recognized him lie was accorded a great reception. The chairman whispered to him some directions in regard to making ids speed) as short as possible, and Mr. Bryan took his water) from ins pocket and laid it on the stand in front of him. The Bryan men in Die convention and galleries undertook to get up a demonstration for their candidate for Die presidency, and with arms aud hats and handkerchiefs, kept the tiling going three minutes. Whoa the boom collapsed and sufficient quiet was secured to enable Mr. Bryan to he Ileal d lie addressed Die convention as follows: "Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen of This Convention: I would he presumptuous indeed t»i present myself corporation counsel in a great metropolis. The merchant at the cross roads store is as much a business man as the merchant of New York. Tim farmer who goes forth in the morning and toils all day, begins in the spring and toils ail summer, and by the application of brain and muscle to the natural resources of this country creates wealth, is as much a business man as the man w ho goes upon the board of trade and bets upon the price of grain.** The sentiments of the speaker w ere cheered again and again, and the galleries seemed to lie h mass of w lute l>e-cause of the handkerchiefs waving. The cheers were renewed again and again, and it was some minutes before Mr. Bryan could lie be int. Ile proceed mf as follows: “Use miners who co a thousand feet into the earth or climb 2,000 feet upon the cliffs and bring forth from their hiding places the precious metals to he poured iii the channels of trade, are as much business men as the few finan-cia! magnates who in a hack room corner the money of the world.” Hie free-silver delegates at this point broke forth in tremendous cheers, standing on chairs and waving their hats and hauliers frantically. Older was finally r. stored and Mr. Bryan continued. “We coma to speak for this broader class of business men. A Ii, my fnends, we say not one word against those who live upon the Atlantic coast; hut those hardy pioneers who braved all the dangers of the wilderness, who have made the desert to blossom as the ro.->e those pioneers away out there, rearing their children near to nature’s heart, w here they can mingle their voices with the voices of the birds—out there where they have erected school houses for the education of their young, and churches cannot change our monetary system without protecting those who have loaned money lie fore the change was made, I w ant to ask him where, in law or in morals, he can find authority for not protecting the debtors when Die act of IHT.! was passed, but now insist that we must protect Die creditor. Ile says he also wants to amend this law and provide that if we fail to maintain a parity within a year that we will then suspend the coinage of silver. We reply, that when we advocate a thing which we believe will he successful, we aie not compelled to raise a doubt as to our own sincerity by trying to show w hat we w ill do if we Can. I ask him, if he will apply his logic to us, why lie does not apply it to himself. Ile says that he wants this, country to try to secure an interna-I tional agreement. Why doesn’t he. tell us what In* is going to do if they ; fail to secure an international agree- * merit ? There is more rea rm for him to do that than for us to fail to maintain the , parity. They have tried for thirty | J ears for thirty years—to secure an j international agreement, arid those are waiting for it most patiently and don’t i want it at all. (( beefing, laughter, long continued.) Hie chairman rapped for order, and a pause of considerable length en sued before y»e speaker could proceed. Mr. Bryan continued: “Now, my ; friends, let me come to the great paramount issue, lf they auk us here whv j 1 it is that we say more on the money I question than we say upon the tariff1 question, I reply that if protection has slain its thousands Die gold standard 1 has slain its tens of thousands. If: they ask us wi»y we did not embody j all these things in our platform which I we believe, we reply to them that1 w hen we have restored the money of I OTTR. Midsummer Clearance Sale Is at High Tide. Dress Goods and Silks Never so cheap as at this s.iIe; come anil see for yourselves. F orang ont Surplus lock in.... Ladies’ Capes and Jackets. Prospective Buyers of Home Furnishings • Make a mistake if they do not take advantage of this Clearance Sale. In Carpets and Draperies; come and visit this department as it will save you money. The sent pn price doe one-half :tion. s not repro the cost of Groceries. GREAT REDDCTION in CRACKERS. Ladies' Shirt Waists. VSS* «it*    sa Per Lb. If. G. Soda Crackers,    3l*c II. G. (linger Snaps,    dc L Creams,    5c Assorted Cookies, -    5c By tht feed Coffee Cakes, per lh Crystal Coffee Cakes, per lb Assorted Jumbles, per lb Honey Jumbles, per lb By the Box. Se 3^c 4Mc Box ie Le** Sc - He He - 8c cemeteries where sleep the ashes of their dead-are as deserving of the consideration of this party as any people in this country. (Great applause 1 PROCLAIMS A DAY OK DEI IA NCB. “It is for these that we speak. We do not come as aggressors. Our war is not a war of conquest. We are fighting in the defense of our homes, our families, and posterity, liquid applause) We ha vt petitioned, an.! nor petitions have been scorned. We have em Teated, and our entreaties have been disregarded. \\ e have begged, and they have mocked, and our calamity came. U e beg no longer; we entreat no mon ; we petition no more. We con-1 against the d'.s’ingmshed gentleman , to whom you havalistened it this were < them! (Great applause and hut a measuring of ability, but this is bi»«n in the silver delegations.) not a OOI)test among persons. Tile j I be gentleman from Wisconsin humblest citizen in all the laud, w hen j 51 (J1** that he fears a Robespierre. clad in the armor ol a righteous cause i 'ne;,J. in tins ketd of the flee is stronger than all the whole hosts of -error that they can bring. I come t«» j speak to you in defense of a cause holy I as the cause ut liberty—the cause of * humanity. (Loud applause) When this debate is concluded a motion will ne made to lay upon the tabla the resolution offered in commendation of tile administration, aud also the re-mlu-tion in condemnation of the administration. I shall object to bringing this question down to a level of persons. I lie individual is but an atom ; he is born, he acts, he dies; but principles are eternal, and this has lieeu a contest of principle. Never before in the history of this coon try has there been witnessed such a contest aa that through which we have passed. Never before in Die history of American poll- has My need fear no tyrant who will spring up from among the people. What we n»ed is an Andrew Jackson to stand •is Jackson stood against Die encroachments of aggrandized wealth. (Great applause ) I'hey tell us that this platform was made to catch votes. We reply to them that changing conditions make new issues; that the principles upon which rest democracy are as everlasting as the hills, but that they must be applied to new conditions as they arise. Conditions have arisen I and we are attempting to meet those conditions. They tell us that the income tax ought not to tie brought iii ! here. that it is a new idea. They criticise us for our criticisms of the supreme court of Die United States. My | friends, we have not criticised. W tics has a great issue been fought out, have simply called attention to w hat McCormick NEW NO. 4 MOWER. The light running, easily handled new I 'OO C LIFT MOWER. Hitches either above or below the tongue. I lie machines are right, the prices are right, (lie terms are right, i'll treat }ou rig it, call around and examine. More McCormick machines are running in Freeborn county than all other kinds put together; they keep running too, no matter how old they are, for we see that the\ are kept in order. It pays to buy McCormick goods.    J Binding Twine, The best that can he made, always on hand at reasonable prices for new stock. I W. S. KREBS, Albert Lea, Minn as this issue has been, by tho voters themselves.    $ “On the 4th of March, 18(15. a few* democrats, most of them members of congress, issued an address to the Democrats of the Nation, asserting that the money question was tire paramount issue of ttie hour; asserting also the right of a majority of the democratic party lo control the position of the party on this paramount issue; concluding with the inquest that all believers iii the free coinage of silver in the democratic party should organize and take charge of and control the policy of the democratic party. Three months later, at Memphis, an organiz e Don was perfected, and the silver democrats went forth openly and boldly and courageously proclaiming their belief, and declaring that if successful they would crystallize in a platform the declaration w hich they had made; and then began the conflict w itll a zeal approaching the zeal which inspired the crusaders who followed Peter the Hermit. Our silver democrats went forth from victory unto victory until they are assembled now not to discuss, not to debate, hut to enter up t he judgment rendered by the plain people of this country. (Applause.) In this contest brother has been arrayed against brother, and father against father. The warmest ties of love and acquaintance and association have been disregarded. Old leaders have been cast aside when they refused to give expression to the sentiments of those whom they w ould lead, and new leaders have sprung up to give direction to tins cause of truth. (Cheers.) Thus has the contest been waged, aud we have assembled here under as binding and solemn instructions as were ever fastened upon the representatives of a people. We do not come as individuals. Why, as individuals we might have been glad to compliment the gentleman from New York (Senator Hill), hut we knew t hat the people for whom we speak would never he willing to put him in a position where he could thwart the will of the democratic party. (Cheers.) I say it was not a question of persons; it was a question of principle; and it is not with gladness, my friends, that we find ourselves brought into con dict with those who are now arrayed on the other side. The gentleman who just preceded me (Governor Bussell) spoke of the. old state of Massachusetts. Let me assure him that not one person in all this convention entertains the least hostility to the people of the state of Massachusetts. But we stand here representing people w ho are the equals before the law of the largest citizens of the state of Massachusetts. (Applause.) When you know. If you want criticisms, read the dissenting opinion of Die court. That will give you criticisms. < Applause.) t hey say w> passed an unconstitutional law. I deny it. The income tax was not unconstitutional when it was passed. It was not unconstitutional when it went before Die supreme court for the first time. It did not become unconstitutional until one judge changed Ins mind, and we cannot be expected to know w hen a judge will change his mind. ( Applause, and a voice, “flit Vin again. ) Die income tax is a just law. it simp!) intends to put the burdens of government justly upon the hacks of the people. I ain iii favor of an income tax. (Applause.) W hen I bud a mart who is not willing to pay his share of the burden of the government which protects him, I And a man who is unworthy to enjoy the blessings of a government like ours. (Applause.) Ile says that we are opposing the national hank currency. It is true. If you will read what Thomas Benton said, you w ill find that he said that in searching history he could tim! but one parallel lo Andrew Jackson. That was Cicero, who destroyed the, conspiracy of Ca tai I ne and saved Borne. lie did for Borne what Jackson did when he destroyed the hank conspiracy and saved America. (Applause.) We say in our platform that we believe that the right to coin money and issue money is a function of government. \\ e believe it. We believe it is a part of sovereignty, and can no more w ith safety he delegated to private individuals than w-e could afford to delegate to private individuals the power to make penal statutes or levy laws for taxation. (Applause.) HE STANDS WITH JEFFERSON. Mr. Jefferson, who was once regarded as good democratic authority, seems to have a different opinion from the gentleman who has addressed us on the part of the minority. Those who are opposed to this proposition tell us that the issue of paper money is a function of the bank, and that the government ought to go out of the banking business. I stand with Jefferson, rather than with them, and tell them, as he did, that the issue of money is a function of the government and that the hanks ought to go out of the government business. They complain about that plank which declares against the life tenure in office. They have tried to strain it to mean that w'hieh it does not mean. What we oppose in that plank is Die life tenure that is being built up at Washington, which excludes from participation in Die benefits of the humbler members of our society. I _     jury    I reforms w ill lie possible, and that nu-1 til that is done there is no reform that i can be accomplished. (Cheering ) SS by 1 is it that within three months such a ^ change has com#* over Die sentiments ’ of this country? Three months when it was confidently asserted those w bo believed in the gujd stand aril would frame our platform nominate our candidate, even the ad j vorates of the gold standard did not j think that we could elect a president; but they had a good reason for Die suv , pinion, because there is scarcely a state I here today asking for the gold stand-: a rd that is not within lite absolute! control of the republican pal ty. (Loud I cheering.! But note the change. Mr. McKinley was nominated at >t. I. uhs up in a I platform that declared for Die niaiuti -1 nance of me gold standard in.(it it 1 should lie changed into bimetallism lo j an international agreement. Mr. McKinley was the most papular man among the republicans and every!**!) three months ago in the republican j party prophesied his election. Dow \ is it lodav ? Why, that man w ho used 5 to lioast that he {(Hiked like Napoleon Daughter and cheers), that man smut- I ders today when he thinks that he was nominated on the anniversary of the battle of Waterloo. AI the suggestion of a coincidence! lietween McKinley s nomination and the fate of Napoleon at Waterloo, Die silver men showed their appreciation ot the p»iht by a yell and an uproar which for twenty or thirty seconds prevented the speaker from proceeding. At length, when things calmed j down a triffe, he resumed as follows: “Not only that, hut as lie listens he can hear with ever-increasing distinct- I ness the sound of the waves as they heat upon the lonely shores of >ij Helena, (('beers j WI by this change? I Ah, my friends, is not the change evi- S dent to any one who will look at the matter? It is no private character.! however pure, no personal po polarity, | however gieat, that can protect from > the avenging wrath of an indignant j people the mali who will either declare 1 that he is iii favor of fastening the gold standard iiputi this people or who ! is willing to surrender the right of I self-government and place legislative • control in th#* hands of foreign poten- ! Lites and powers. (Cheers.) My friends,! the prospect ” The continued cheet mg made it im- j possible for Die speaker to proceed. It 1 w’as renewed as tile chairman vainly j and repeatedly rapped fur order. Fi-1 nally Mr. Bryan, raising his hand, (detained silence bing enough to say that ! he had only ten minutes left, and lie I asked Die audience to let him occupy ! that time. He then resumed: We hi are the the a* house ods. that New Novelties to select fro rn. H. J. Heinze’s Pickling Vinegar For sale by Nelson Bros. Do not take any other. ago, -j Good Goods, Low Prices, our Motto. Hell Bn’s D OP (]. Here we are again and with just what you need in...... db CLOTHING, HATS And Furnishings. \ ou can't afford to pass us bv mopey on anything in our line. \V hyf Because we save you Reason enough, aint it? YOURS FOR SQUARE DEALING, W. W. JOHNSON * (0. JOSEPH KEENAN VISTI >, AIIAX, Agent for the Minneapolis I SIM; Colombia Victory Separator, Minneapolis Engine, J. I. Case Threshers, We go fmiicoiifliii-nt tint we shun i Uuthilo Pitts Separators and Engines. Tile onlv house *    \\    by    ?    Because    upon    tin*    nan-    •    o *1    \t-    »    .    .    J in Southern Minnesota that carries a full line of Repairs for these machines. win. mount issm* in this campaign there is not a spot of ground upon which the enemy will dare to challenge buttle. Why, if they tell us that the gold standard is a good thing, we point to their platform and tell Diem that their platform pledges the party to get rid of a gold standard and substitute bimetallism. (Applause.) I (the gold standard is a good thing, why try to get rid of it? (Laughter and contin-1 docs ued applause ) lr the gold standard -and I might call your attention to the fact that some of the very people u ho are iii this convention t**day, and who tell us that we ought to declare in favor of international bimetallism and thereby declare that the gold standard is wrong, and that the principle of bimetallism is better, these very people four months ago were open and avowed advocates of the gold standard, and telling us that we could not I legislate two metals together even with all the world. (Renewed applause and cheers.) I want to suggest this truth, that if the gold standard is a good thing, we ought to declare in favor of its retention and not in favor of abandoning it; and ir the gold standard is a had tiling, why should we wait until some other nations are willing to help us to let go? (Applause.) Here is the Hue ot battle. We care not upon which issue they force the light. We are prepared to meet them on either issue or on both. Jf they tell us that the gold standard is the standard of civilization, we reply to them that this, the most enlightened of all General Agent for Die highest grade of RUBBER BELTS, as well as the Only Genuine GANDY BELTS made. Why deal with anyone hut a house that keeps a lull lint* of repairs for the machines they sell, when you can just as well deal with a house that Continued on Fonrtli Case. Mr. Keenan is also agent for the Parsons Feeders, the only feeders on the market that gives general satisfaction. Ile also carries a lull line of Carriages, Surreys, Buggies and Goad Wagons. I hey are tine and no mistake about it! Mr. kcenan can ais#> s#**l first-class second-handed traction Engines of almost any make.   — — —- Summer Stoves. ( all ami see the New Process, Iii ne Flame, Kerosene Stove. Built like a gasolene stove and safer. The strongest flame of tiny stove made. Albert Lea Hardware Co.

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