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It is the ex-Confederates' attuck on the property of the Xorlli, as of yore. The way tlie pensions are pouring i uto Michigan is an aetonNher. Is Hiere a rea8on for thls? Yes, there la a reaflon. Can auy one gucss the reason ? Oh, no! When Mr. Stearns goes to firing statÍSÜC3 at the editor of the Ypsilantian, lic should be pretty we II posted. In the last issue he gels terribly roasted on wool statistics. He honUlu't roo] witli cdged tools. Never in the history of this nation, has there been such reckleas extravagance In the general tfoveriiment. The expendIturc are inany millious more than ever before. Tlie 35T. Y. Sun, democratie, for authority. In Detroit, Chicago and other cities republicun parades are being stoned, peltcd with bricks, rotten cgr;s, etc. Sueh tlii iifrs are diserraceful, and go far toward lbowing the desperate cliaracter of the oppositioti in this campaign. They say Stearns has qatt telling saereligious stories and ahusing his politicül opponents in his speeches. WIibii tlie devll was slck The devil n Saint would b When the devil got well The devü a Saiut was he. J'mtection to domestic industries was forbidden by the Constitiition of the Confederacy whlch Ro-rer Q. Mills swore to support. The Contitution of the United States has no such provisión. Tlie free trader is as uiuch an anachronisui in this age as a coat of m iil on t Confedérate Treasury note. The Ypsilanti Scntinel takes the Deuionrat to task for an item complimenting Mr Clark Cornwell, the repuólican candidato for senator, upon his good qualltie. And the !entinel accuses soine of lts republican contení pora lies ot being mean! If that is not the quinlessencc of liltleness, where do you flnd it '! The laboilng man who votes for free trade or anything that tends to free trade, Of any legislativo orexecutive ofrlcer who favors free trade, votes the bread nnd butter out of his own mouth. We have trled this buíinessbefore, and want, destitution and misery Ulied the land. Wliv agaia altempt the costly experiment. The U S. soldiere leep under EnglUhmade blankct", because Sec'y. Whitney could boy them a few conts cheaper. When we ret Aiistralian wool for 7 cents alb. then our happiness will be suprome, won'tit? All who favor free wool, in cühipctKtüfi wltii 7 cuntí n Ih. Aiiti!ilian and South Americin wool ehould vote the democratie ticket. ThoCouRiKn can concoct more mllu. meiits lor lts editorial notes ttan any paper we over saw. It dousu't distiuuish betweeu act and ImaginHtion. Wo are sorry to matte thU statemeat for outftde of politics the edl tors of that paper woulU not so demcau tuemst'l es. - Aiiib. Yes, it is a sorry statement to make, for it is not a truthful one. Tlie Argns can not p-lint to ¦ inisstatement made In the CoUBlBB II it not a sluuieful charge to brinfr againsl a man that he is a "températe muil V" Here is a gentleman running fur Congraaa who does not get drunk ! ft will never do! Down with him! Hespectable men have no business in Conirress! We must beat tuis one at any cost. We want a man a la Chipman. And so on through the chapter. Pretty picture, Isn't it ? On Feb. 28, 1887, President Cleveland by a pocket veto, refused to sifrn a bilí that prohibited the purchase of convict made (joods by the government. The next diy h sent an order for 400 govemnient wagons to Chcrry, Morrow & Co., of Nashvillc, Teiin., whose hired help are the state convicts for whom thcy pny the state 25 cents a day, while the Suulebaker of South Beml, Ind , pay union hands from f 1 .50 to $3 per day. Laborng men should remember these things. Contract convict labor should be abolished, and li can't be dono too quick. And no man should be elected to office who does not lavor its abolishment.


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