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Indianapolis Indiana Phalanx (Newspaper) - February 19, 1885, Indianapolis, Indiana Indiana Phalanx ., Indianapolis Indiana. Eli f. Hitter. President. Sylvester Johnson Secrce tary and Eusner. Directors Bli Bitter bytes Tab j0un30s, j. Cut Kingsb uht m. N. Walworth Preston by d Elk Williau Euth Loii James Musta Iid Iii Napolia ind. Softli Bond Quot Crothersville Quot Dunreith Quot Bro i Ilii l be Quot Indiana 1? India a Phalanx ., Indian Quot Al Olis Indiana. Printers amp publishers. Advertising rate 1 line�?1 insertion 1 Quot 4 weeks 1 Quot 3 Montbl a suit Notrie a 10 Genta. 30 Jeo oled. Specs adj a t3=.o coxxsti.t-a.tic3a.cil a cans it Oak. Of tits tra� into Icatar get Vera Rae ajar. outlier Zwil Orcil sse�=x53=.= railway time table. Fol. /. 3. Indianapolis Indiana thursday morning february 19, 1885. $l00 per yes or. All i dil a of Book Aud Paui Pisut Woik corp Mercial a d Pustis Kirin tire in tue most api roved style. Prints reasonable. Address Sylvester Johnson business Manas or. Room it Thorpe Blu. B. Rains Hon a Cental stanza by trains marked thus r. C., reclining chair car thus b., Sleeper thus p., parlor car thus h., hotel car. Bee line c., c., c., amp Ludian Aitolu. Depart new and Boston express daily. 4 00att Dayton Springfield and new York express O.10 10 am Anderson Aud Michigan sex reas. 11 am Wabash and Muncie express. 5 j5 pm new York and Boston daily s., 7l� Pui bulk Atwood division. A Ottily. 4 00 am. 2 2gpm daily. 1.5am. 3 30 put daily.10 10 am. 5 i�5 pm let am. 7 15pui arrived Louisville now Orleans and . Louis expire is daily. 6. G 40 am Wabash it. Wayne Aud Luncie express.10 45 am Benton Harbor and Anderson express. 2 20 pm Boston Indianapolis and Southern express. 6 00 pm new York and . Louis express daily .11 15 pm Cli Cago 8t. Louis amp Ritts Birgta. Depart new York Philadelphia Wash Niton Baltimore and Litta Burgh express daily a. 4 25 am Dayton and Columbus express except Sandaj .10 4.5 am Fibla out . �?�4 00 pm it w York Phila thelphia washing j t on Baltimore and Pittsburgh a , daily s., a. 4 .5. 5 lira won express except sunday 4 55 pm a Rev 5�?richmond get cent sunday. 0 40 am inv a York Philadelphia washing a Baltin Ore and Pittsburgh sex Presb daily.11 37 am Colt bus and Dayton express exec it sunday. 4 35 pm new York Philadelphia washing toil Baltimore Aud Pittsburgh sex Friiss daily .10 20 pm Dayton express daily except Sun Dlf .10 20 pm Nasios via Kokomo A . L. B. E. De Prtrt Louisville and Chicago express 11am Louisville and Chicago fast express Daniks. 4 00 am Chicago and Louisville express 3 35 pm state Temperance organizations. W. T. Officers of Tiff. National woman Christian temp Hotance Union. President miss Frances e. Willard Evanston 111. Curri responding Secretary mrs. Caroline b in Ell. East Hampton it. Office in East 14th ., new York. Recording Secretary mrs. Mary a. Woodbridge Ravenna Ohio. Assistant recording secret any mrs. L. M Stevens Stroud water Maine. Treasurer miss Ester push 12g ii Walnut ., Cincinnati Olio. The women of the nation v3. The liquor trafic. Cinc in Natl Indianapolis . Louis amp j i Chicago. 1 Cincinnati division. Depaal Cincinnati and Florida fast line daily 8. And a. 4 00 am Cincinnati Bushville and Columba acjcoihodatiou.11 05 am Cinci Liati and Louisville mail O 3 45 am Cine a Lati accommodation daily. G 55 pm arrive a Indianapolis accommodation damy.11 05 am Chic Igo and . Louis mail A. .11 50 am Indianapolis accommodation. G 20 pm Chick and . Louis fast Ione daily Aud 10 45 pm Chicago Dit Siok. Depart Chicago and Bock Island express. 7 10 am Indianapolis and South Bond sex pros. 7 10 am Chicago i asthma lip. 12 10 pm Westi irn express. 4 5 pm and South Bend sex f press. 4 55 Jim Chicago Peoria and Burlington fast Lille daily R. 11 20 pm arrived Cine Curati and Louisville of test Jinfu a Aily And a. 3 35 am Lafayete l\comodatiou.10 55 am South Bro and Indianapolis express .3.10 55 am Cincinnati and Louisville mail 3 30 pm Cincinnat accommodation. G 42 pm South fiend and Indianapolis express. 6 4 pm Indiana Poilu amp Vinc Cnney. Depart mail and Cairo express. 8 15 am Vincennes accommodation. 4 00 pm arrived Nia Cennes accommodation.10 40 am mail and Cairo express. G 30 pm Cincinnati Wabash amp Michigan railway. Over the Bee line depart i am polio and grand Bap Michigan a a Louiselle Anu i baby a Spross. I Aioli a .1 1 ail a a 1 15 offices of the Indiana woman cubist Ian Union. Provide ctr mrs. M. L. Wells 129 Park Avenue Indianapolis. Vice la inside it at Laree a mrs. M. E. Ziilch Frankfort. Corresponding Secretary miss i Odie e. Beed Boom �4 Vance Block Indianapolis. Recording secret Aye miss Alice a. Vining la Porto. Treasurer mrs. J. , room g1 Vanvoo Block in Diana it . Vice . First District second District mrs. J. A. Metcer Sullivan. Third District mrs. Adelia Hill North Vernon fourth District mrs. Ausrin Thomson greens Burish. Fifth District mrs a. J. Neff Greencastle. Sixth District mrs. S. A. R. Boor new Castle. Seventh District mrs. Or. Siddall Indianapolis. Eighth distinct a mrs. A. B. Campbell Rockville. Ninth District mrs. Helen m. Gugar i Lafayette. Ten h District mrs. R. S. D Wiggins Henssel. Eleventh . Ella Rhodes North Manchester. Twelfth District miss m. J. Swayne fort Wayne. Thirteenth District mrs. M. E. Hume Plymouth. State Christian Temperance Union. Offices. President mrs. .t.r. Wood Indiana poll. 1st vice president Thomas Kava Nauth it. Wayne. 2nd vice president or. James Sewell Marion Cie neral Secretary a. B. Ross Indianapolis. Assistant Secretary mrs. R. H. Wilson Indianapolis. Treasurer John m. Bradley Zionsville. Executive Ile Bens. Col. S. Dobbins Shoals William Toner Muncie F. Carter Indianapolis mrs. A. E. Colly a Jefferson Villo mrs. Julia Overman Marion. Grand prohibition Council. Office a. President Sylvester Johnson Irvington. 1st View president or. James Sewell Marion. 2nd vice president judge Robert Denney Indiana oils. 3rd vice president mrs. M. L. Wells Indianapolis. Secretary mrs. R. H. Wilson Indianapolis. Treasurer or. R. T. Brown Indianapolis. I prohibition state Central com Mitten. us arrived Wabash and Indianapolis express.�. .10 45 am Cincinnati Aad Louisville express. 2a0 pm Indianapolis and . Louis expresa.11 15 pm Cincinnati Hamilton amp Indianapolis. Depart Cincinnati Daj ton amp Toledo 4 00 am Cincinnati Dayton Toledo and new York.10 45 am Coli Corsville accommodation. 4 25 pm Cin Climati Dayton Toledo and new York express. It 35 pm Arrivi Conn Oraville accommodation 8 30 am Peoria and . Louis____11 50 am i l.jiu.ia.i.1comm ovation. 5 00 pm Cincis Iupati Peona and . Louis. 10 40 pm Waii Asli . Louis and Pacific. Depart Letroit Aud Chicago Laii 7 15 am Tokyo i t. Wayne grand rapids and Michigan express. 2 15 pm Detroit express daily a. 7 �15 pm Droit thru if coach on St l. Amp i Quot. K4press .11 00 pm arrive a Detroit express daily a. 8 00 am Pacific express.11 30 am Detroit and Chicago mail. 8 55 pm Detroit through coach on St. L. Amp Pacific express. 4 00 am Vandalia line depart Indianapolis Aud South Bend press. 7 10 am mail train. 7 15 a am Day express daily H.11 55 am Terry haute accommodation. 4 00 pm Indianapolis and South Bend express. 4 55 pm Pacific expre., daily 10 45 pm arrived new York express daily. 3 50 Aiu Indiana Solis mail und accommodation.10 00 am South Bend and Indianapolis express.10 Cincinnati and Louisville fast line 3 new York express daily a. 4 South Bend and Indianapolis sex 55 am 30 pm 40 pm press. G 42 pm Jefferson Ville Madison amp Indianapolis. Depart Southern express daily a. 4 10 am Louisville and Madison express 8 15 am in ni8ville and Madison mail p a. 3 50 am Ijo Niville express daily. 6 45 pm arrived Indianapolis and Madison mail. 9 l5 am Indianapolis . I Ouis and Chicago express daily p .10 45 am new York and Northern fast in Preas r. A. 7 00 pm . Louis Chicago and fast ,daily, 10 45 am Indianapolis amp Western. Dop Irtz pacify a express and mail----7 25 am Kansas and Texas fast Lino r. C----5 05 pm Burlington and Rock Island express f Aily r. And a 10 pm arrived eat Tern and Southern sex Pribbs daily r. And a. 3 50 am Cincinnati special r. 11 05 am Atlantic express and mail. G 30 pm . Louis division. It Moori yield accommodation. 6 30 pin m l i and Day express. 5 2 pin , a it rail and Day express.11 00 am Morefield accommodation. G pm Eastern division i Irtz Eastern express mail daily r a. 4 20 am la express.11 15 am it Antic express daily And 7 i0 pm arrived i Pacific express daily And Ltd a Quot a Quot am Western express. 1 15 pm Burlington and Bock Island express daily And r. 10 3.&Quot pm Indianapolis amp it. Louis. Depart Day express daily A. 7 10 am. Paris express. 3 Quot it it pm Boston and . Louis express a 0 25 pm new York and . Louis ii press daily and 11 30 pm or River new York and Boston express daily A. 3 15 am local passenger a. 9 50 am express. 3 00 pm Dav express C., daily. G 25 pm Lon ii it Tiue new Albany amp Chicago. Michigan and grand rapids line or part Michigan City mail.12 45 pm Frankfort accommodation. 5 00 pm Michigan City night express daily 8.11 20 pm arrived Indianapolis night expire daily a. 3 35 am lianapoii8 accommodation.10 00 am Lidiana Alismail. 3i5 pm every prohibitionist Bhoni have a Pictor of in a cents in one or two it a Ivi Loewin Fleca ind., for t Cable Yoe phone with str fut. Account of the l.----toll we. Col. Eli f Ritter chairman Indianapolis. Sylves or Johnson Secretary Aud treasurer 17 Thorpe Block Indianapolis. First District Isaac keen Evans Ulm. Second John 11. Strain Narrows. Third of. E. Dishman new Albany. Fourth Grant Tobbs Lawrenceburg. I the Joel Jesup Friendswood. Sixth William Toner. Muncie. Seventh col. Eli f. Titter Indianapolis. Mrs. Governor Wallace and mrs. M. Wells advisory. Eighth or. John dare Bloomingdale. Ninth Abel Doan Westfield. Tenth a. F. Singleton Shelby. Eleventh James Sewell Marion. Twelfth a. B. Fowler fort Wayne. Thirteenth a. L. Murray South Bend. The Central committeeman in each District is authorized appoint one Comini Tiemin in Sacii county whose duty it shall be Call a convention of All those who favor the action Orthe a prohibition state convention held at English of i Era House Indianapolis. Jelv 1884_ft�dj Ltd j oui a Naif tue ticket Pitt in nomination for the ii Mise of appointing their county Cen Cial \ Iid of business As May come before the convention. Each committeeman Sha 1 see that the coun ties in his District shall be thoroughly Canon Steil for raising funds for the purpose of circus uting prohibition literature and defray the expenses of the Campaign. Each member of the state Central committee shall be chairman of the District committee which shall be composed of the county Central committeeman. Plan of local for prohibition. He commended by the National Comingtee. Preamble. Believing that the Best interest of the country require the suppression of the traffic in alcoholic drinks that the time has come for this and other needed reforms that responsible Hope can be entertained of these reforms being seriously Artemi ted by any but a party organized Aud Janned for this Purine a and recognizing the prohibition party As an organization adapted secure these Desir ble results we therefore unite As a club under the following Constitution Viz. Constitution or township Pron Ibitson Tab. Article 1. The name of this organization shall the. Club . Of. Township county state of. Art. 2. Its object is Hiromoto the Success of the prohibition party. Art. 3. Any person of either sex May become a member of it by Sig King the preamble Constitution. Art. 4. Each club can establish regular monthly or quarterly dues for local purposes if deemed Best but must open a subscription Book i on which shall be entered the sums voluntarily subscribed by members or others Lor local uses. A Art. 5. The officers shall be a president Secretary and treasurer who with two others elected by tile Chi but a regular meeting and shall hold office for six months or until their successors Are appointed. Art. A each club shall entitled elect one representative for every ten members of major fraction thereof As a Delegate the county club and the first county convention Aud until that basis is changed by the county club or convention. Art. 7. A regular meeting of the club shall held As often As once a month. Its meetings shall open but it May at Auy time hold executive sessions if a majority shall vote Ihus excluding All Bat regular members. Art. S. Tue local committee shall meet at least twice a month consider the interests of the club and i perform such duties As the by Laws my direct. A Art. 9. In any Corii rated City Ward or precinct. Clubs May organized and shall be treated in All respects As township clubs Art. 10. This Constitution May be altered or amended by the county club at and regular meeting. By Laws. Arviele 1. The president shall preside at All meetings when present i Quot i Ecial meetings at the Reid West of five members and perform such other duties As the Elna Nia it direct or that usually pertain the office in bin absence a president pro Teni May be elected. Art. 2. The Secretary shall keep air Ecru of All proceedings report immediately after a Ach local state or National t e votes cast for each candidate of each political ii arty in his township the National .ite and county Headquarters with such other i a fornication is May be desired. Art. 3. The treasurer Sha l accept Ali funds for local work Aud disburse the same Only of orders signed by the president and Secretary and make a detailed statement of receipts acid expenditures at the Quot Semi annual meeting held for the election of officers. Art. 4, the exec Tivo committee shall devise ways Aud Means for increasing membership raising funds and holding Public meetings distributing literature soliciting subscriptions fur the National organs and other Reform papiers Aud otherwise strengthening tie movement. Art .5. The regular meetings of this club from sept. 1 May 1, shall be held at clock .in.on. During june july and August the meetings shall be held at. O . Art. G. The regular monthly dues shall be per capita. Art. 7. These by Laws May altered or amended at any i regular meeting by a majority vote of those present. Obder of business 1. Call order and Reading of Minu is. Quot a. Report of officers. 3. Report of regular .  1. Reports of a Cecial committees. 5. Adrais8ion of member. G. Unfinished in Bonsi Ziess. 7. Common Catious and new business. 8. Good of the cause by arranging for a fib bar options the local funds b Public meeting. Or caucuses increase of membership in distribution of literature a subscriptions Reform papers f petitions and pledges r election of officers or delegates h strengthening and extending the ement i county Woik Etc. 9. Speaking and other entertainment. 10 adjournment. Thia order of business May be suspended in whole or in part at any meeting. Regular parliamentary rules will govern in the absence of Othera provided by the club. Whu admission of members is placed under b regular order of in sides it is expected that membership will be United any time Aud at any Albi a by officers and Mumbers. vote being required upon the admission of members. See article 3, of the Comuti tettion. National Temperance league. . B. T. Bp Era. This organization hailing from Boston promo is make itt Elf National with the distinctive feature of opposition a Safui native political Tina. If it were the design confine the work of the league the promotion of personal Temperance the establishment of a firmly fixed habit of total abstinence from All intoxicant this course is right. Temperance As a matter that relates the personal habits of the individual has relation politics and asks legislation in its behalf. But when the individual has by established habits of abstinence secured himself from the Demon of drink has he done his whole Dut ? he must love his neighbor As himself and while that neighbor is unable withstand the temptation of the Saloon and is being decoded by it into the ruin of Lii Seif and family it is the duty of every Good citizen labor benevolent work of removing the temptation from him. My first duty my drinking neighbor is persuade him form better habits in Short remove him from the Saloon by moral Power. If i fail in this my next duty is remove the Saloon from him by what Power the league says by moral Power and just Here is where they make the mistake. The Saloon is a Legal institution Aud makes drunkards according Law in this state. But who made the Law the legislature which is the offspring and creation of a political party. In this country at Thia time As the dominant political party wills there is legislation. The Saloon is sustained by its Alliance with some political party und its traffic can be prohibited Only by the conversion or destruction of the political Power that created and sustained it. Much is Suid about the Power of Public opinion in our country but if we scan carefully the eloquent harangues of politicians on the subject we will find a dangerous fallacy lurking beneath amass of faustian and froth. Public opinion May be omnipotent in social matters that Are not the subjects of Law but in the Domain of legislation Public opinion is a Power Only when it embodies itself in a political party. Take a single example Nineteen out of every Twenty citizens of Indianapolis Are opposed the maintain Ance of houses of ill Fame Quot Aud we have a stringent prohibitory Law against that vice and yet Banios flourish comparatively undisturbed by judges grand juries sheriffs constables and police. Is it a Lack of Public opinion that Provence the for Cement of Law in this Case Certa in Jiji. j that nominate the officers that we elect have not required it and the officer will More than his party requires. It is not Public opinion much that we Lack As it is an efficient party of moral principles that will demand the enactment of Laws for the Public Good rather than for the party interests and will require of the courts and officers in whose hands they place the execution of Law that every statute on the Book Shtull be enforced. A non partisan Triumph of prohibition placing it in the Constitution by oven a two thirds majority will Avail nothing unless there is an efficient party behind it nominate and elect courts and officers who believe in prohibition and will enforce it strictly. We have a failure of this kind in Iowa. A non partisan vote showed a majority of 30,000 voters for prohibition but Iowa is in the control of the Republican party and the politicians that work the wires of that party Are opposed prohibiting the liquor traffic. They procure the nomination of candidates who can be depended on net enforce the Law even at the expense of their offi Cial oath. Once nominated the people must elect them because they belong our party. Prohibition cannot be enforced in Iowa or anywhere else if the party in Power is opposed the principle and consent prohibition Only As a stroke of policy maintain the party Ascendancy. The National league meets this difficulty by resolving not vote for any candidate who is not in favor of prohibiting the quor traffic. This is equiv Lent resolving that they will not vote at All for both republicans and democrats will be careful Noi urinate candidates that a prohibitionist can not vote for Aud by this Short Road get Clear of this disturbing element but can we discharge our duty our country and our god by such a cowardly Retreat As citizens of this common wealth we have a select men of Correct principles and vote for them and we will it offend whatever party it May. Did you hear it j. 1. Scott. Diabolical dynamite what an outrage Olio has not Hoard of the attempt made blow up the House of parliament in Loudon ? fiendish attempt person killed. Ten seriously injured. Twenty four slightly injured and $70,000 damages. Lady ers Kine and her children had a narrow escape. Several children were among the injured. It is stated that the sight of the Pale faces bloody Heads and broken limbs of these children these innocent children called Forth cries from the excited crowd Lynch the Villiana and roast the fiends and the result might have been much worse. Hundreds of lives might have been destroyed. The damage Dune buildings might have amounted hundreds of Tho Asan is of dollars. As it is it is a terrible affair. Of course everybody has heard ail about the explosion178 p m the Telegraph has carried the news nearly every part of the Globe. And what sympathy exists for the victims of the outrage. Groat excitement in Berlin Vienna Home and Paris. In the Legislatures of Massachusetts new York Indiana Missouri and Kansas Bills have been introduced either restrain or prohibit the manufacture and Sale of explosives. In the National Congress a Resolution was immediately introduced expressing the sorrow of this country at the event. And senator Edmunds must have Quot Felt in his Bones Quot what was coming Over the wires when a few moments previous the news reaching the Senate he introduced a Bill making it a felony manufacture dynamite for use at Home or abroad. Now this state of feeling is All right. What has been said in the foregoing remarks is not meant censure Tho actions of these men in their attempt Pat Down the evil. They should be encouraged rather. But is this the greatest outrage this world Ever knew there has been a much greater wrong perpetrated in this land of Freedom. What is it where by whom some one says i can not guess unless it was the action of the poor Oklahoma Boomers. I not wonder at that being pointed out As a great wrong if we Are judge of the Quot enormity of a crime by the alarm exhibited in our state assemblies and National Congress. But there is a greater evil in the world. There Are men now right Here in the United states of America who Are dealing out death our people. Does not president Arthur know it he did not say a solitary word about it in his message Conrd m did not senators Edmunds and Vest know of it not the Legislatures in every state in the Union with the National Congress know that the liquor curse is carrying drunkards their Graves at the rate of 275 in a single Day thut it is producing widows and orphans at the rate of 350 per Day ? that it is bringing into this land idiots at the rate of 250 a Day that it causes persons become insane at the rate of one every hour ? they not know that it costs of at the rate of $ 2,465,753jjer Day let England Lay her $70,000 Down by the Side of our $2,465,753. How they compare what is the matter with old England what is she grumbling about her loss in the explosion is nothing Boyc w Little test pocket change in Compaq Len tour loss by the Dan on amount a a year Yei England does not express any sorrow or regret for us. Our president and legislators Are shedding tears Over her Little loss yet they seem by past actions have hearts As hard As Flint when we Tell them of our loss which is More than Twenty times As great. Carry England ten seriously injured and her Twenty four slightly injured followed by their sorrowing friends the Hospital and dress their wounds by the Side of our 275 lifeless drunkards our 1,043 inebriated our 24 insane our 250 idiots our 350 weeping widows and orphans made such in a single Day by the rum curse and behold the contrast. Deliver us from the liquor curse. If we were have inst ail of the liquor traffic a dynamite explosion every Day or even a score just like the London explosion every Day we would then save Over $365,000,000 annually by the Exchange. And besides we would save More than 75,000 lives each year. Let me assure our Law makers if they not help us and that right speedily free ourselves from the reign of this misery producing life and soul destroying tyrant there is a Day coming and that rapidly approaching when a London dynamite explosion will be a email thing compared with what this nation will suffer. Quot those who know John St. John personally and Well have never for one moment believed the rumours and stories regarding his having offered sell out the Republican National committee or any other committee for any sum of Money. Men May differ from each other politically they May be As widely separate As Tho poles and yet Ju. and honorable in the treatment of each other. Liere never has been at Auy time since the election a responsible statement made upon this subject. Personally nobody has said More than repeat rumours and political lies that ought have died with the Campaign. The capital during the Campaign condemned the cause of governor . John As strongly As any other Republican journal. The result of the election we believe be a National disaster for which. He was in part responsible. At the same time we should be Recreant the demands of personal Friendship and decent journalism not raise our voice against the continued irrepressible lying in regard a Man whose Public and private record is As clean and honorable As any Man in Kansas or out of it. The Republican press can afford be just John St. John or any other opponent and refuse accept unsupported charges of dishonesty and a a capital Republican. Quot gentle among Spring preparations not neglect that which is most important of ally your own body. During the Winter the blood absorbs Many impurities which if not expelled Are lab e break out in scr Fula or other disease. The beat Spring Medicine is Hood Sarsaparilla. It expels every impurity from the blood and gives strength every font Tion of the body a old by All lifer dealers lobby. A startling revelation of corruption at Albany an old Liq-ui2?-Dealor expose of How liquor legislation is secured. The methods which defeat Temperance lobby backed by �?���0,000,-ooo-How Short fakes Are paid Why votes Are dodged and achy members Utec Oliie sick physicians a bribed make affldavlf.?what we Mu. encounter As Louf As the liquor unit Lac is tolerated tue Vuice. Twenty and More years ago during several sessions it Washy Fortune Good j or bad appear in the role of a lobbyist at Ltd state Capitol in Albany As one of the j. Id agents of a powerful constituency Quot the new York liquor dealers association Quot representing an a Regaw capital of More than $20,000,-000, Anci for political purposes the most pop a and efficient org then l not a a Jujj a his was before the Day of the Quot whiskey King Quot which has obtained such powerful influence in the National Council that it presumes order and direct legislation in the hails of Congress in the interest of the rum traffic. Our work at Albany was on a comparatively i suited scale and the Brazen faced impudence and arrogant Assumption which has distinguished the Quot whiskey Bing Quot and Quot the Beer Congress Quot were unknown. We were modest unassuming men Well organized and did our a work quietly but effectually Seldom employing Money or strategy that did not produce satisfactory results. How elections were carried. In conducting a Campaign the preliminary step toward legislation the liquor dealers of new York were Twenty five or thirty years ago considered very sex part but with All their smartness they were never Sharp enough treat 8,000 voters up the Point of somnolence then by concerted action take them quietly the polls vote for our candidate for mayor change their e that it was cast for another candidate and elect Liviu the office by a majority of 9,000 10,000. It is said in political circles that something of this and was worked at the late election. \0n the morning of election our voters were seat out Quot vote Early and vote often Quot that was before any registry Law was in Force and they did As they wee directed going from poll poll and voting whenever they could. This was a enough when the officers of election we a Jug it oc<., had. Beear i amp de ii it Vas Oldgi Toad these Isbir election Serfi sex us in when possible. Tween. We knew v. were purchasable and Money would sometimes work wonders. The Only question with us was whom can we buy not what it would Cost buy him for Money was object. In this chiefly Lay the secret of our Success. Whether the Price was $50, $500 or $5,000 was not material the honest ? representative was bought up. Some we could buy at Low figures for others we had pay Liber it la. Lui Lurenee and unscrupulous servility graduated the Price. I venture the assertion and know i am right when i say that on an average two out of every Teu of the opposition were in the Market for a Price. The pay of both senators and representatives was $3c0 for a of one Hundred Days not enough pay their Board Bills. Why they reasoned should they not pick up a few of the crumbs that were scattered before them some of the.huudre�and thousands of dollars the lobbyists were a a changing for votes now mind you i am writing about one lobby Only that of the liquor dealers. Many interests besides that of rum were represented in the Quot third House Quot their experiences were similar ours. The natural result was when these members could make ten Twenty times their salary by voting a certain Way with the full Assurance that they could without danger of , the temptation was great and who can be surprised that it was sometimes irresistible Many of these senators and representatives were men of Small Means Aud came from their farms offices and workshops with the most honest intentions with idea of doing anything wrong. these the temptation was strongest. Others again were Quot uld rounders Quot rascals at heart ready and willing at All times take a bribe Large or Small. The in were Eom times used As Quot Stool rope in the fresh members. Large minority of these members were not too virtuous or too honest be approached with Confidence. The ways of making these approaches were numerous. If one plan did not work others were tried until satisfactory results were produced. If we could not induce the stiff necked legislator vote directly in our interest against Temperance Bills and measures we could sometimes persuade him Quot Dodge Quot or not vote at All. This was a half vote for us and a of these persuade de in jail let Curry of defeat a Bill we a in Lotfe a a hese Quot Idiku uld wok our next lies were presented with neat Little houses. Sometimes a member found an elegant suit of clothes with an overcoat hanging Over a chair by his bedside in the morning. It was All right. A popular system of bribery was for senator or representative receive a package by express from Troy or hoes or some other near by town. This package always contained a certain sum of Money and it was always arranged that one of the lobby should be with the gentleman when the package came hand. receipt was Ever taken from the sender in his real name but the receiver gave the express . One in his real name. we had All the Evi Dence we needed and the receiver dared not Back on the compact the transaction covered. From that moment he was at tue Piercy of the a Oliv and ceased be either an honest Man or an Independent representative. Sometimes a member became demoralized that we had reconstruct him. This we did in about the same Way the people of a certain county in Connecticut reconstructed their jail. The Story runs something in this vein. A meeting of the voters of the county was called take into consideration the expediency of building a new jail. After the meeting had been called order a committee of the Wise Heads was appointed draft resolutions the sense of the meeting. After due deliberation the committee reported a series of resolutions As follows "wheke.\.s. Our county jail has become unsafe for the keeping of our criminals therefore be it Kei olved 1st. That we will build a new jail 2d, that the new jail shall tand on the site of the old one 3d, that we will use the materials of the old jail construct the new one 4th, that we will keep the prisoners confined in the old jail until the new jail is sometimes when we found members obstinate and incompatible or. As we culled it Quot Bull headed Quot As a last resort we invited them with us on an excursion Down the River Over sunday. Then we dined them and wined them and Quot showed them the elephant Quot and the smaller animals and curiosities of the metropolitan City. A few Days Good Fellowship Wotila generally Hare the desired effect and they won id Back Ribeir legislative duties in la persuaded that the Bill before late re was Only <dnce?h6 constr Kiy a Quot they Fiad ome is Hority they failed find evidence convict or expel. bribes were Given openly and legislator taking a bribe had any certain and reliable evidence from whom he received it. The members of the lobby have never shown their hands and they never will nor they Ever expose those who yielded their Blandishments. Case has Ever been known where they have made any exposition of names or could any induce ment be Old out any one of them that would work a betrayal of conic Dence. Heij Are All sic urn Servi in and secrecy is their motto. They not have any . Ses Sious in their ranks men who not know How cover their tracks. If or. Sessions had been properly instructed by a member of the Quot old lobby Quot he would never have been caught in the act of bribing a fellow member. His education As a lobbyist must have been terribly neglected. Although the Lii for lobby during the last forty years has used millions of in Courett and bribery or More mildly in influencing legislation and never have made a secret of the fact yet member was Ever caught in the act and it is fair presume one Ever will be. There is Way dark they cannot find their Road through depth deep they Innot fathom it. You will always find the lobby present in Force at any legislative session and poor human nature will most Likely prove As of Alhale in the future As in the past and Money a the great Factor that shapes and moves legislation will be used As freely and As secretly As Ever corrupt and destroy the Independence of the legislator As Well As Debauch Dishonour and degrade the Man. Human nature has been a about the same since Adam tried con Vitice Lis maker that Quot the woman did it up t it like present time weak vacillating Chiah and Uncertain B. Cotten. Personal Liberty. Frieida review. Quot personal Liberty is now the watchword of those who from motives of interest themselves oppose the grow ing movement in mayor of tie sap Prea. Sion of the liquor traffic. Who on restricted. Personal Liberty the gentlemen from from a Quot stil our com Ailtee it went Albany at the opening Quot of the session find out who of Thoj whig or Temperance members went about with their open hands behind th6m, we spared pairs or Money promote Success. Our correspondents throughout the state gave us special and truthful descriptions of every one of the opposition members their Mode of life their habits their eccentricities and their religious views this was sometimes an important Factor whether they were heavy or moderate drinkers and with us in sentiment or leaning toward Temperance whether they were men that were approachable with a thorough analysis of their characters in every Way that we might understand our subjects in Advance. Our committee were therefore prepared act understandingly and soon found out who were purchasable and the Market Price of these honest ? representatives of the Sovereign people and in a few Days or a week at furthest As Many As possible were secured. Of course our lobby had keep them in line during the session. And if at any time they showed weakness in the spinal column we had put on an extra $50 or $100 Greenback poultice Brace them up. In this Way we kept them in the harness and worked them for All they were Worth. How Money was raised. We will imagine a meeting of the association in session some morning in december in any year a majority of Tho members being present. After the of routine business some member rises and addresses the presiding a cer somewhat in this Way Quot or. President the first of january is Nar at Haud Aud with it comes the meeting of Tho legislature. Now As a matter of course these Temperance fanatics will be on hand with their infamous Bills destroy our business. We must be prepared meet them and funds must be raised for use As needed. Heretofore we have assessed ourselves from $75,000 $100,000, put where it will the most after some further remark Somo Ore makes a motion which is put and carried that $100,000 be raised for the use of tilt committee by a pro rata assessment of All the members. The next Day the Secretary collects the assessment and before night has the Money in hand. These heavy assessments thus Laid upon the importing whole salting and manufacturing liquor interests for the purpose of buying up the legislature at Albany though sometimes onerous were looked upon As one of the Noces Sitio a of business and therefore promptly paid. We knew our profits depended upon the Protection of our customers the retailers and our business Success on the manipulation of the legislature. We always acted upon the idea that Quot every Man had his Price Quot and we were oftener right than wrong. Indeed there were some honorable exc options this role but they were Quot like Angels visits Quot few and far by these a Ere the most difficult manipulations we were called upon perform and required both tact and experience. But sick we persuaded him he was and surely you Coul d not expect a. Sick Man leave his bed and room Aid cast his vote could you ? of course not. If his sickness and his conscience were not in Accord we called in a physician reconcile one with Tho other and if the Case was dangerous the doctor would look the patient Over feel of his pulse look at his Tongue shake his head wisely and declare the patient be threatened with diphtheria dip Devil or dip something else and that it would be dangerous for him leave his room. But another trouble occasionally arose the fear that his constituents would think a had sold them out. The remedy for this was a sworn affidavit of the doctor cure the Case and ease the Man mind. When he went his Home and his constituents Quot kicked Quot or said he had betrayed the Trust they had reposed in him All he them was produce the physician sworn Aff Iila Vit and that settled the matter. His constituents confiding and ignorant of the Villa inies and corruption of legislation were satisfied and the honest legislator settled Down into his old life and took his place again with honest men. But these doctor certificates with affidavits attached Cost us anywhere from $25 $100 according the size of the lie sworn . There was one thing always noticeable and that was the suddenness of the recovery of these sick men. As frequent As were the eases of sic guess during the session they never proved fatal. The patient probably was visited by a member of the lobby in the Early part of his sickness and in the kindness of his heart for Tho lobbyist is always a kind hearted Many he raised Tho poor Sun Erer head from the Pillow smoothed out the wrinkles and carefully Laid him Down again. After the departure of his Friend the patient being of a suspicious nature most Likely jumped out of bed and after a Little search found a Roll of $100 Bills More or less in number under his Pillow. His recovery was rapid but he pocketed his bribe. Some very curious incidents came my knowledge and were Only known the lobby and the parties directly interested. Thase were not unusual during the legislative session. J Well remember a senator from an Interior District who was in great distress about a mortgage that was being foreclosed on his House amounting about $1,500. His family would be turned out of Honse and Home. This Man trouble came the knowledge of the lobby. Suddenly one of the lobbyists was missing and a few Days later Tho senator received his cancelled mortgage through the Post. He never forgot the favor nor did his tote u3 any harm afterwards. It was not an unusual event for mortgages on farms be cancelled. I knew of one Case and Beard of others. There were too cases where members of Famias a Rule these incorruptible ? whig Temperance legislators could drink As deep and As Long As the most experienced political Bummer and the effects would show on them for Days after they had ret Rii a their legislative duties. They Ulp be in a sort of a misty dreamy state. 1 Rem Emree a dinner Given by a liquor Loby a party of a dozen or of these Albany legislators at Delmonico It was one of these dinners for which Delmonico was very famous. We had brought his party Down from Albany for a Little recreation a the dinner being the culmination the closing chapter. I need not say that wine and stronger drinks were free As water. Among our guests was a leading Temperance Man at least he was regarded at Home Aud represented a Temperance constituency. Temperance men were not abstainers in those Days the part he acted under the influence of Strong drink was Sun remely and humorously ridiculous that it was talked of for a Long time afterwards. Lie has gone his Long Home May his faults and his follies be forgotten while his Many Good qualities Are Ever held in remembrance. The liquor lobby never betray Confidence. The Means As stated were employed defeat Temperance legislation As Well As carry our own measures. It was Many times a mystery our Taponen How certain effects a were procured and their Surprise at the result of balloting a when they had Quot counted noses Quot and were sure they were in the majority was Only equalled by their indignation at the concealed treachery that had Defeated them. There was a coloured gentleman in the Wood pile somewhere but they could t find him. Of course it was fun for us see Triem fume and Wrangle Over unexpected defeat. If our fanatics failed in the legislation and Temperance Laws were passed we wont Home defeat their execution. The officers designated execute these Laws were generally elected. If by ourselves it was All right. If by our opponents we had buy them up and but few were found who would not take a bribe. Thus you see we had a double leverage and it was not surprising that we were often successful. The liquor lobby at the session of 1878-9, admitted before a legislative committee that they had expended about $100,000 influence legislation. Charges had been preferred against several members of the House for receiving bribes i think it was on the Hallihan Bill a committee had been appointed investigate the matter with Power Send for persons and papers. They stun Money the liquor lobby before them and the members admitted the us of Money As above stated hut when asked name persons whom they had bribed they threw themselves upon their reserved rights not Criminate themselves or each other. Wife All their Power and a among the Between persons in if i fitted Tutti interfere prevent ively and punit ively its punishments being designed for prevention suppress everything which by the action of one is injurious others. Thus its authority Over Steps even the Domestic threshold the wife beater or he who is cruel his children is subject arrest and penalty. The storage and use of explosives Are guarded carefully by Law even our markets for food Are under constant inspection. How is it then with the business of the Saloon keeper has it not proved dangerous injurious destructive hundreds of thousands of Meu ? has tire Gunpowder dynamite or arsenic done a tithe of its harm human life besides All the moral misery of its victims and their Homes and while those dangerous agents have their uses which need Only precautions make them available notwithstanding their perilous properties the use of alcoholic liquors As beverages can claim benefits men be set off against the horrible evils attendant upon their abuse. Better that while the world stand eth All should miss the enjoyment of what is called moderate indulgence than that one promising life should be blighted or one Home wrecked by intemperance. Against the plea for personal Liberty Quot upon this question there has been Well and wisely placed that for Home Protection. There Are those who already drawn Down wish for prohibition in order that they May be protected from themselves and from those who tempt them. How much More effective ought the pleading of those whose Homes Are made miserable by that which prohibition is intended suppress personal Liberty must always be subordinate righteous Law in society that maintains and secure.the interests of All members of the come Unity. Individually True Liberty Cousis Tsiu deliverance from servitude sin whose wages is death into the glorious Liberty of the children of god through Christ Jesup our the hardest apprenticeship in thu world is learn How get along without work. The next most diff iseult is get cured of kidney disease or bilious complaint without using Victoria i ills. I hey Are As sure in their work As old father time is in his. A Missouri paper says that a girl in that state dislocated her shoulder by kicking at a cat. She must have struck All of its nine lives at once ? Many people think they have numerous lives and let coughs and colds take their course rather than take or. Bull cough syrup. Catarrh cured. A Clergyman after suffering a number of years from that loathsome disease Catarrh after trying every known remedy without Success at last found a prescription which completely cured and saved him from death. Any sufferer from this dreadful disease sending a self addressed stamped envelope or. J. A. Lawrence 199dean ., Brooklyn new York will receive the recipe free of charge Xueli sat in

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