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Sterling Standard (Newspaper) - November 20, 1890, Sterling, Illinois it SViW a Aittrtlttotq rote on tepjM erffon at SaHtfaetifrn puttrtintftd on HS STEBL1K Notetriber Is sometimes ftnnoy ingly WE all admire except in the South jit is too THIS country should never fogct the good fight that McKlnley IT Is often the survival of the unfit test instead of the survival of the of the REPORTS say that Canada and Eng gland are very juhjlant over the Demo crafic victory In the it is diffi cult to make rdany of our voters be Heve that loves us for revenue IT wasnt the McKinley bill in Speak er Reeds nor in Henry Ca bot Lodges district and hardly in McKlnleys own district when he came within a few hundred of overcoming a Democratically gerrymandered EXPRESIDENT Clevelands speech at the Allen Thurman banquet last Thursday evening was a free trade ha quite out of place on such an As the seemed more of n Cleveland boom than a Thur man a antitariff speech may have been one of the pre monitory symptoms of the ExPresi dents WE still ask the What will the poor do now They have a big majority in the or will have after next 4th of but what can these poor Democrats do They can neither pass or enact new They nay oust a few Republicans from bull dozed and then talk big about what theyre going to do these poor Tune MeKfatey bin will on trial ontit and the jwopls can uiwt ft up sy that L London Times Is reported as say g that Cleveland will be the rifett resident of the This a case where wish U father to he THE total vote of the State at the ast ejection was about against two years or a fall ng oS of of which the Kepnb Icans lose and the Democrats The Republican nonvoters ex ceed those of the Democrats by about TIs ever thus ft the years be CLEVELAND says the Democrat c party is in full sympathy with the demand for cheaper How about cheaper and wheat corn It ooks as though the Democratic party Bunwillingly in sympathy just with general cheapening of products that the farmer has to Cheapness a not always the first BOTH Democratic and Republican chuckle over what they claim have accomplished in the last elect by voting the Democratic The financial Interests of our govern ment have always been more or legs shaky under Democratic Clevelands Administration was con trolled by the Wall street Since late election monny matters are tighter than they were showing that capital has no confidence in Dem The price of grain is off from two to five cents per This is a fact that the farmers of the country should note Manufacturing cen are Many factories that ntended to Increase their capacities and employ more are decreasing heir Republican success pro duces confidence in money whereas Democratic success creates distrust and IF a man has a thousand dollars in the bank and he wants to raise fifty dollars for a certain he may scratch round a little among what he considers his small but he knows that he can fall back on his Bo it is with the Democratic It has a solid South to depend on that is its bank account All it has to like the man wanting to raise fifty is to skirmish round among the Nor thern that a sheep is a goat and a horse is a and beat on iron pot and call it music and the danceis TUB Democrats claim that the Demo cratic party is the party of the people be cause it is a cheapening Since the stocks are down the price of the pork the farmer has to sell has fal len twenty cents per hundred the price of grain is off and unsteady mon ey baa become more capita lists are shy about making large invest ments owing to the unsettled state ol and trade is inclined to be un settled because it is expected that the Democrats will be tinkering at the ta riff Democratic success is evi dently not a commercial success free trade is at a premium stocks are at a discount GEORGE President of the American Humane Education So ciety and theSociety for Prevention of Cruelty to says that it has been found that boys who treat dumb animals kindly are kinder to each oth to smaller boys and to everybody and to everything that One English schoolmakes its boast oat of about seven thousand boys have been sent carefully taught to be kind to not one has ever been convicted of any crime Out of two thousand convicts In our inquired of a few years Ii was found that only twelve ever hat any pet animal in his THERE probably never was more Democratic misrepresentation in any political campaign than there was in the last In McKinleys district in Ohio they hired many tin ware peddlers to go among the farmers with wagon loads of tinware and ask the farmers wives just double the regu lar for cake at the same time in forming the people that it was too bad but the McKinley bill doubled the prices of all household The move had a good Democratic The farmer and bis wife both declared that the McKinley bill was holy hor ror and they would down ita creator by giving vote to the Democratic ON account of the McKinley Buys a Democratic canned fruit will be dear thto Let us The duty on tin does not take eSewtuiitil next Why advance price now On the other jj the duty fa taken off of sug la a three pound can of fruit it is satd ftot cuehalf pound of sugar is waedCouutlng the extra duty on Uu p to the prios to the coat about six centra dozen than ttwy do If the Urifl the same botU they afrot fox the sugar IB these ue cet of lilt fair for the the fair dtninant factor in the n3 perhaps in the industrial situation f and more especially of Eng Meanwhile what 19 to be the utcorne of the higher rates exacted in and especially in England The write trill not on the grandeur and purospSctlte pre mlnetice of that glorioos American republic in which Europe enviously eeks its model and tremblingly forsees ts masses of the nation have ren dered a and the Republican party stands convicted and awaits Its sentence before the mighty tribunal of public Dont hoodwink yourself and readers in this dear you know too well that the masses do not believe in Democratic On sober sec ond thought the people of this State are not against our public yet Raab was elected by nearly ma Pennsylvania people do not be lieve in free yet the free trade Governor was elected by major Tbe provisions of the McKinley bill were greatly misrepresented the school question in this State and in Wls consin was made both a political and a religious and some other States the Republican voters determin ed to free themselves of certain objec tionable Republican princi ples are as good as they ever and Democratic principles are as bad at they ever and the late election went as It did In spite of both of Eclectic Magazine of this with Its other solid contains a paper on American Railways and British which will be read with1 interest by everybody interested In economic It says in sub stance that to our railroads have been due the serious depression in the com mercial and industrial world outside of ths United States the revolution in the source of the food supplies of Eur opean the general cheapen ing of the cost of commodities through out the worldf and the remarkable de preciation that has been witnessed in the value of land and the products 01 agriculture in England and in other There is no source of ger threatening Englands industria supremacy and her commercial pres tige from which she has more to fear The article shows that our railways carry traffic muchcheaper than do the English On British railways from 1871 to traffic increased from 264 millions to 38 while in the same period in traffic in creased from to 700 millions dol From 1880 to 1888 British traffii on the railways increased 19 per while that of America increased more than 100 cent Between 1874 and 1881 the rate of carriage of a bushel of wheat from Chicago to New York was reduced one In 1888 our railways carried a larger volume of traffic than all the railways of the continent 01 Europe taken including Rus They carried six times the ton nage of the railroads of three times those of Germany and ten times those of They carried ten tons per beil of the as compared with only seven tons per head the United four tons irr Ger many and three tons in The average freight rate here is less than onethird that of the United an4 the profit is less that onefifth thai of British railroads per ton per The locomotives of this country draw more of a paying load than do the en gines of the English because the English roads carry twenty per more deadweight in their more bur densome Within fifteen years tbe amount of traffic on our railroads has increased from 200 to 690 millions During the ten years ending in 1869 the annual of exports carried to the coast waa 858 millions of In the ton years ending In the same value of exports waa millions of It eaems absurd and impos sible that with yield of wheat of 13 busbeia per acre we can send it and compete saceeea fuliy with EugUflb grown wheat that yields double number of bushels pef This is done by wnat tbe witter the cheaper tariff on The English rftil looks on GUI freitfUt rato flrstiehes of Owemmentnntll March snd hntil March the harp control of the Senate snd ths The lemecraM will be powerlflea Sn the flottss a Jemocratic President is elected in fhe Democrats ttot dnt of the woods by a long the Democrats can claim a great deal from the late election s no political precedent that will war rant them in expecting much of art sto Blaine says that rom the time of John Quincy Adams to Abraham Lincoln during the last two ears of every presidents term he was onfronted by a hostile majority In one ir both branches of This tosttllty has been but In 840 when the Whig Harri was bis first Congress or what may be called Democrats during tne 842 Congress 09 ami In 1844 a Demo had a Congress of 70 and 35 In 1840 it stood and Democrats In Tay a had 111 Whigs in Congress nd 119 Two years later he Whigs had and the In a had 1 and 15J Democrats and in the Whigs or Republicans tad and the with quite a mixture of members claiming to belong to other In llu had a Congress of Democrats and 92 In wo years afterward the Republicans had 114 and the Abra lam had in Congress and but 42 with 28 In 1862 there were 102 Republicans and 5 In 1864 Congress con alned 145 Republicans and 40 Demo and In still the war there were 143 Republicans to 48 Demo In 1868 when Grant was elected the first Congress stood 159 Re publicans and 61 In 1870 ihere were 131 Republicans and 06 Dem In the second termof Grants administration he had a Con gress composed of 105 Republicans and 88 and just two years later there were 168 Democrats to 108 Re In 1876 Hayes had 140 Re publicans and 153 In 1878 bis Congress was still against there being 140 Democrats to 130 Re In Garfield had a Con gress of 152 Republicans and 130 Demo Two years afteward Congress was composed of 200 Democrats and 110 Cleveland bad 138 182 Democrats the first two and in 1886 there were Republicans and 160 Right after this In Harrisons first two both branches of Congress were Republican and during his second two years the House will be overwhelming ly Taking this fiftyyears since and it will be seen that it is more the rule than the that the second two years an adminis tration has the House against the LAST we gsre the opinions of Flfer and Cnltom on the political and atnce then Sena Farwell is reported as making the ollowing He ascribes ur defeat to thefollowing causes The first is the almost universal mis understanding of the McKinley bill by he Their own misconceptions Tightened the but if the bill sad been understood the vote would have been entirely different The sec ond eanse In my the more wtent It Is the belief on the part of nany former Republicans that the Compulsory Education law in Illinois bould be It waa for this eason that many former Republicans the Democratic ticket The third ause is the opposition manifested by be Farmers Mutual BenefitAssocla In the result was due entirely to the Bennett whichwaa 10 earnestly opposed by the n Pennsylvania the Democratic vlc ory was to the quarrel between he two Republican and per mps to a dislike of some to Senator Quays On the I think lie result manifests nothing that should discourage the Republicans in o their chances of success two years By that time the McKlnloy bill will be and I think it wilt OUB Democratic friends carry their jubilation over the last election Into the autumn of Have they any ground for this At present our rep resentation is based on one representa tive for every of The next apportionment will change There is a bill already intro duced in Congteas making the basis of representation In all proba bility the present will pass this This will filve the North At lantic States 06 the South Atlantic States Cen tral States South Central States and the Western States 17 New South Ohio and Indiana each lose one total New Oregon and California each gain and Min nesota gains and Nebraska 3 total Each State will have in the Electoral College two morevotes than her number of Those States that are pretty sure to go Re publican in with their are North 3 8 6 New 4 i 4 31 22 23 11 IS Soutli 4 Those States that are pretty sure to go Democratic are MUaUslppi New 10 8 North 11 South S 4 12 10 8 i 11 With the following as doubtful to both parties 6 8 Weot The total electoral vote is and it requires 216 of these to In the intoxication of their joy over this last election the Democrats claim that such States Kansas and Pennsyl vania are doubtful Such thing is almost beyond the possibility of Democratic if the Republi cans carry either jor West or or New or both Delaware and they are and the Democrats must carry all the States given and all the doubtful States except either Delaware ox easy The Demo cratic pongresa will not take bold until the fiwfc ifonday in Indorsed by ftll thinking In WKfttd to the election in Illi nois in tte Republicans are morally pntttted to TO ets joint ballot the Legfsatw wtti enntJet of ofie hou and three msresentatlves of the I befinre thist the result will be tatorable to the Repobll can Although will dowbtlesa ba the only tteraomtie I think that his Rnppott will be rather reluctant and M there are many promlrtent better entitled Domocratie nomi nation fof the The liwt to which Iulmer was given hint by the votes of The mnny friends here of fora long time a citizen of this will be pained to learn of his deatu in lie was one of tho old citizens of this and well and favorably known In the north eastern part of the He leaves a wife and The Pnsndena Dally Evening Star of 12th says The death of which occurred last evening at his residence on North Marengo removes one of tho old residents of this city and an highly respected Roberts came to Pasadena eight years and ever since his residents here had been an enterprising He erected a number of build ings In the northeastern section of town and Improved all the property he His death Is a sod blow a devoted wife and The STANOAHDS premium tells you how to build nti DOUBLE FRONT CLOTHING HOUSE IN THE While the now Tariff Bill that has become a law raises the duty on Clothing and other lines kept in a Clothing OETTINGERS DODBLE FRONT Takes pleasure in announcing to its patrons that they purchased their Fall Stock weeks so the new Tariff Law will have no effect on their Below Is m List of a Pew the Many 33 13XT WE OFFER Suits from Good Boys Boys up 1 1 None Such Ever Brought OEHINGERS DOUBLE FRONT CLOTHING HOUSE AT HALF GUT IN THE Ml DOLE I It gives us great pleasure to say that te have a large lot of Ladles Newmarkets and Childrens Goats that we have reduced onehalf that A garment at worth A garment at worth A garment at worth A garment at worth AND SO These are firstclass No no Come and Buy and have the whole win We really giving you in November a clearing sale which most stores have in Bouncing Davis d r TOY WAGONS All Sizes and AT PRICES SO LOW That you cant afford to be yvlthout Cheaper Than Ever Before DROP IN AND SEE Opposite Quit S t Vj ;