The proclaimed purpose of the McKinley tariff is to enable American employés to pay higher wages to American workingmen. Yet diligent search and much challenging have failed to discover a single workingman who rejoices in any such benefit, while Mr. John De Witt Warner has collected for the New York Weekly World a traly startling list of cases in which reductions have been made in the wages of men einployed in the shops and mines of protected capitalists. His list inclndes reductions in 71 iron and steel factories, 13 in coal companies. 18 in woolen and worsted milis, 12 in clothing factories, . i in cotton milis or groups of cotton milis, 2 in pottery establishments, 2 in glass works and 30 in miscellaneous industries. The reductions have ranged from 5 to 30 per cent. and have affected thousands of workmen and their families.