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The Washtenaw Post in extollm; Mr. Sulsbury as u eaudidate for concrese says: "At Huilson, wliere Iho publisher of the Tost forinerly roalded. Mr. Balibnry occupied positlon sof trust mid respoiiKiblllty rboae polltlcHlly anlnisonlHtic siili rt-suected hls maiUluess, lutegrtty aud abllily." Tiiis sounds grandly, bnt wliy does not Mr. Lieseuier, the etlitor of tliu Post, state ('acts. Wlien he resided in Hudson tie workad in this office. Mr. Salsbury did not liold positloni of trn-t ntul Integrity. Politically lie was n republlcan, and It was af ter Mr. L. k-ft Hudson that Sulsbury changed lus politics and was imuieiliately noralnated for prosecuting attorney l)y the democratie party and now tliose who were at that time "politically antagnostic" to him have nominated him for conrress, and Mr. Liesemer braga of his good standing wlien lie was a repubMean. As Mr. Salsbury has been placed on ihe ticket by the demócrata at every election siuce he has afflliated wir.h that party, and the old wheel-horsesin Htidson do not support him beartlly, as tliey give him credit for belng a detnocrat for office only. - Hudson Post. The Clinton Hepublican dedicatos the followlngpat couplet to damooratta and green hack fusión: "ïffd souls witli but on6 appotito, Two liearts that beat lor spolla." The state of Missouri adopted a high tícente law about three years ago, and a marked tliininution of the number ofsaloonshasfollowed. The St. Louis Kepublican(dem.) ayt: "In 1882thre wcre 3,601 saloons In the stato, paylDg tn Hggregate of $457,000. Tlie number was not large Tor a popidation of 3,300,000. NavertheIt. 99, in fom years, it had been reduced nearly oiie fourlh, the number on ,lnly 4th, 1S86, belng only 8,800. The 2,801) nuw in the state yield in license fees al)out $1,500,000 - nearly three tinu's na mueh as tlie larovr uumber vleled in 1882." The Poutiac Gazette lias llie foll wing article of interest: The Crozier third [larty mrettng at Clinton Hall lust Frlday niglit was not largely attended. The speaker dlsclaimed veheniently against the Gazette for the statement that the thiid party lemlers at the session of tlie last legislature opposed submlssiou. So far as tlie last ltgislature s concerned, he is the only third party leader we have seen wbo denles it, and Ij e tacitly admitted it In his speech bv hls apologetie uUeraooefc The repnbllcan tnenibers of the last leisltuie, with three or fonr exeptions, some of wliom were absent, voted for submisslon. Every person in Lansing at all familiar witli tlie election on the question, knous that the ïhird party leaders on the floor and In the lobbles, workedarainst snbmission, using the argume'it that tlie spring elettion was not au oportuno time to vote on the question. The people werejust as ready and as well qnallfled t vote on it In tlie spring as the foll. Tlie argument was slniply au excuse on the part ol the third party agitators who saw greater benefits ui continulnff the agitation. than by closing it up by a vote. The republican party asks the people of this district to elect Edwin P. Allen to congress because he is a strong, unswerving, consisteut, fearless advocate of its doctrine of protection to American industries. There can be no doubt as to how hie vote will be when the fate of the wool growers of Michigan is before the house. Can anybody teil what Mr. Salabury's vote would be, if possiblylie should be elected ? He is on both sides of the question and in favor of neither. Like the old toper on the temperance law he "is in favor of the law but agln its


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