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Pay Off The Debt

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It luis always been one of tue great maxima of ilie democratie party that "a national debt was nol a national bless Ing." So lirm lias been the democratie lonviction In this line that there wasconsi.lrrablc opposition during the Ws to the making oL a national ilcbt in order to push the war for the unión to a successtul tennlnatlon. While tlM republicau party was in power not a inoiHli paMed bj after 1870 we bellere, that dtd not see at least $10, 000,000 of the public debt p lid off. Uow is it now ? There lias been only one bond cali under President Cleveland' ndministration ! Wliat ha3 become of the revenne? Where does it go to v Large déficits, even, are reported in some de partmento! If the republicans couli gradilRlly reduce the debt, why can no the democrats also V 'I'liev have the same opportunlty. It is quite notloeabie that many of the democratie papers are demanding that Sccretaiy MünuUg lboald take the silver dollars the government is obllffei to coin, and pay otV the bondl with them Xot issue silver certifleates but send the lUver itself. And wbo is prepared to say that sueh a eourse would not be a wist oncV


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