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THE SCEANTON TMB CUETHURSDAY MORNING, OUTOBJCH 17, 1895.
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BCIRANTON. OCTOBEK 17, 1SS3.
Ktl'lllLlCAN STATE TICKET.
l or Indues of the Superior Court:
CHARI.KS K. KICK, of Luzerne.
E. N. Vll.LAni. of Lackawanna
HOWARD J HKKPKU. of Northampton.
JAM Kit A. MKAVKR. of Center.
JOHN J WICKHAM. of UK AVER.
UKOItGE B. ORLADY. of Huntingdon.
I or Stnto Treasurer:
BENJAMIN J. HAYWOOD, of Mercer.
REM BI ICAN t:OtXTY TICKET.
SAMT'EL P. LONGSTREET. SI. !
EDMUND A. BARTL, of Scranton.
Election day. Nov. 5.
Tfre Times is rlirht. The Investigation
ft Horrlntr should Ibe made public. If
he be guilty, publicity would be his
worst punishment; If Innocent, his best
vindication. It is always a suspicious
circumstance when trials of public of
ficials are conducted on the star-chamber
As to General Harrison.
Because ex-Preslilent Harrison Is ex
pected this week to visit Washington,
Triiere he Is to argue a lesral case before
the Supreme court, numerous gossips
have It that his real mission Is to In
trigue for a renomlnatlon. This view of
the subject is little less than Insulting.
If General Harrison shall next year be
chosen as the standard-bearer of his
party, It will not be because he has
solicited the honor or has worked se
cret wires to secure It, but because the
conservative Judgment of the massos
of his party, overruling the personal
attitude of politicians now hostile to the
ex-president, shall demand his nomina
tion as the one safe and wise outcome of
the convention's deliberations.
It Is of moment In this connection that
there is hardly any contemporary dis
cussion of convention possibilities
which omfts the name of Benjamin
Harrison. The eminent Indianlan has
evidently impressed his personality
upon the minds of the people very much
as Grover Cleveland did In the days
preceding 1S92, when, although the lead
ing Democratic politicians were hostile
almost to a man,' he was chosen as the
nominee of his party by more than a
two-thirds votedespite even the adverse
solidity of. the delegation from his own
state. This historic contingency may
not be repeated next year, with Gen
eral Harrison substituted as the bene
ficiary; but tt Is not without Interest
as a guide to present conjectures touch
ing the Republican convention's work.
Closely analyzed, it will be found that
mo3t. If not all, the exvressed oppo
sition to General Harrison among Re
publicans dates back to personal dis
appointment arising from the placing of
patronage. Upon broad grounds of em
inent fltnrss there Is nothing whatever
to bo sarld. General Harrison, patron
age apart, made almost an Ideal exe
cutive. He was firm, liberal, patriotic;
his grasp of puMic iroues betokened
mental breadth and high Ideals of pub
lic duty; and his speeches and ntate
papers rank among the very best In our
history. Among all the leaders of his
party today he stands easily first; nor
Is U likely that his priority will be se
riously questioned by the future. There
may be reasons next year why his nom
ination would be impolitic; but at this
time It Is decidedly premature to con
clude that he Is no longer to be con
sidered In forecasts of the probable re
sult. It Is to the credit of even the "cuckoo"
press that It cannot work up a feeling
of sycophancy sufficient -to Inspire It to
applaud Attorney General Harmon's
gratuitous Impertinence about the ex
ercise of free speech In th.h country in
sympathy with Cuba.
The War on the Mormons.
Thepubllecensurlng by the three head
officials of the (Mormon church of two
candidate on the Democratic ticket in
Utah, because they had not obtained
the church's sanction of their candi
dacy, lias very quickly aroused the
Gentile population of Utah to a reali
sation of the dangers of statehood when
coupled with ecclesiastical dictation.
Th proceeding is entirely natural, and
In keeping with the1 Mormon church's
past policy and traditions. The Utah
of today is in large Yneasure creation
of that hiirch; and It Is hardly to be ex
pected (hat a sway which, oily a little
while ago, was absolute In affairs tem
poral no less than spiritual, would be
utterly relaxed in a few months.
A the same time it Is readily con
ceivable now distasteful to the Gentile
element in Utah would be the effort of
this hierarchy to interfere openly with
the personnel and policy of the ex
pected state government' - 'While It
' fairly deserves to be said that Presi
dent Woodruff and his two counselors,
George Q. Cannon and Joseph F. Smith,
have advanced good reasons tor their
expression of censure upon Candidates
Moses Thatcher and B. H. Roberts,
who, It ems, are under the pay of
the church and who therefore owe to It
their time.consequently not being free
without its permission to occupy civil
office, the effect of such expression is
bound to be the same upon the preju
diced GeDtUe mind as if the so-called In
terference were inexcusable and gratui
tous. The old warfare will re-kindle,
and In the end Mormonlsm will be de
feated. We must, by the way, confess to a
fetllng of high admiration for the Mor
mou people as a whole. Their tenet of
polygamy, even they now concede, was
morally wrong, although at the moment
of Its promulgation a social necessity
to the splendid scheme of empire formu
lated in the brain of Brlgham Young.
In no other way could the handful of
colonists who founded the new Eden
have built up In the same length of time
a community equal to 'tho labors per
formed by the Mormons In Utah. But
this apart, they are a strong, vigorous,
brave and determined race, heroic in
coinixsltlon yet cultured to a high de
gree, and In the main morally superior
to the majority of their critics. It is
unfortunate that In a lund of religious
tolerance they should be forced, In self
defense, to maintain a clannlshness
which they would be broad enough to
surrender If let alone.
A ruling of considerable Interest was
made last Tuesday by Judge Kennedy,
of I'lttsburg, who held that berore a
secret society of aliens could receive
a charter It must agree In writing to
keep Its minutes, books and reports in
the English language, and therefore
intelligible to all persons authorized to
insiiect them. The ruling, although un
usual, seems entirely proper. Kngllsh
Is the legal language of the lanu. ah
legal documents, therefore, should be in
A Cold Blooded Administration.
Patriotic and liberty-loving Ameri
cans are compelled to conclude that
there Is not a particle of the genuine
spirit of Americanism In the Cleveland
administration. What could grate more
harshly on the average freedom-living
citizen of this republic than the recent
deliverance of Attorney General Har
mon In which he says that "inasmuch
as we are at peace with Spain and have
a treaty with her. It behooves all
American citizens who have respect for
the laws and obligations of their coun
try and regard for its honor, to be
neutral in word as well as in deed."
This Attorney General Harmon wrote
In reply to an Inquiry whether It would
be lawful for Americans to meet and
express sympathy for the brave patriots
In Cuba who have struggled so long
and so valiantly for Independence from
Attorney General Harmon could not
advise that it would be unlawful for
Americans to meet and express sympa
thy for a struggling people, but the
cold-blood, un-American spirit of the
Cleveland administration Is clearly
manifested In Mr. Harmon's depreca
tory declaration. Astounding and hu
miliating as this deliverance is. It
should occasion no surprise, for Is not
this the same administration that made
the attempt to overthrow the newly
established republic of Hawaii and re
store the rotten native monarchy of
Mr. Harmon talks about our obliga
tions with Spain, as though the provi
sions and stipulations of a treaty with
a foreign power ought to dull the In
nate love of political liberty that
abounds In every true American heart,
and crush out even the sympathy
Americans naturally feel for any and
every people the world over who seek
to attain the same measure of liberty
and Independence we enjoy, and for
which patriotic Americans have been
arrd still are willing to fight, and if
necepsary, die. Such a declaration
as that made by this representative of
the present un-American administra
tion strikes a chill to every fervid,
liberty-loving American heart.
In this, as In everything else, the
Cleveland administration Is entirely
out ot accord wi'th the people of this re
public. The people do and will continue
to sympathise with tflie Cuban patriots,
n J there la no reason why they should
not fully, clearly and emphatically ex
press that sympathy. They would not
be true to themselves If they did less.
The struggling Cubans deserve more
than sympathy, they should be accord
ed the rights of belligerents by our
government, and we shall not be sur
prised If, when the new Republican con
gress meets next 'December, a move
ment in that direction Is Inaugurated.
A cold-blooded, unpatriotic administra
tion at Washington cannot crush ut
the natural love of liberty In the hearts
of the American people. When the peo
ple of Ireland chafe for Independence
we sympathize with them, and not only
express that sympathy In words, but
aid them In every way we can. When
the people of Cuba engage In a struggle
to throw off the tyrannical power of
Spain we sympathize with them. When
the oppressed people of far-off Hawaii
threw oft the oppressive native mon
archy the people of the United States
sympathized with them and a patriotic
American minister (then under the
Harrison adminlBtratlon)asslsted them.
When the present Democratic adminis
tration came Into power one of its first
acts was an attempt to restore the
fallen monarchy and to degrade and
humiliate the patriotic . minister, tMr.
The American people are -chafing for
the time to come when this disgraced,
un-American Democratic administra
tion can be turned out of power and be
succeeded by one whose policy and acts
will be In accord with the spirit of lib
erty and Independence that pervades
the masses of the republic. Happily,
that time 4s approaching. With a Mo
Klnley, a Reed, a Harrison or an Alli
son at the head of the administration
at 'Washington there will be the true
spirit of .Americanism In the govern
ment as well as In the people of. this
Walter Wellman assures the Chicago
Times-Herald that "unless Don Dickin
son is mistaken, and he rarely Is when
it comes to paralleling (Mr. Cleveland's
thoughts, the president is a CIsclple of
the new American polloy of oversea ac
quisition, of tearing down the walls of
tradition which have circumscribed us,
and of going out for territory and for
trade. If this la a correct dlagonshi of
the president's views, If be Is to become
a leader of the new American Idea
which, without question, has taken Arm
hold of the people, the announcement
is one of the most important made In
this country In a long time." As a mat
ter ot fact, it probably is not within a
dozen leagues of the truth. But if It
were, iU would e a case of "too late
repented." Deathbed penitence rarely
succeeds. In politics.
Andrew Carnegie intimates that if he
were a judge or juryman he would bo
tempted to stretch the law In favor
of the man who should go out with an
axe, some dark night, and demolish half
of the big board advertisements that de
face the pretty surface of mother earth
In many directions. The Iron king ut
ters a solemn truth, confirmed by long
experience, wthen he eays that the only
really beneficial kind of advertising
these days Is In the columns of reputa
ble newspapers and periodicals.
The latest argument advanced In New
York by advocates of Sunday desecra
tion is that since three-fifths of the peo
ple of the state live in the large cities,
the residents of those cities should be
left free to regulate the liquor traffic
to suit themselves. On the same prin
ciple they could also ask to vote upon
the question whether theft should be
taken from the category of crimes.
The t.tory In another column that
President Cleveland himself read and
approved in advance the Bpeech wherein
Don M. Dickinson, several months ago,
severely arraigned the lukewarmneas
of the administration's foreign policy,
which was then ostensibly In charge of
Secretary Grecham, will need a good
deal of corroboration before It can be
Attorney General Hendrlck, of Ken
tucky, predicts that the Democrats
will win In that state by 25,000 majority.
If they're as sure as that, why are they
so unconscionably scared?
WAS CLEVELAND FALSE?
From the Chicago Times-Herald.
It will be remembered that not many
months before Beeretary Gresham broke
down, not to recover, Don M. Dickinson,
member of the president's cabinet during
his tirst administration, and always re
puted to bo his closest personal friend in
politics, delivered a speech, In which, In
effect, he savagely uttacked the foreign
policy of the state department. His call
for a more vigorous conduct of Interna
tional questions was so loud, so well for
tified and so wide in Its scope that it com
pelled general attention. Hy some It was
accepted as an indication that a large sec
tion of tho president's party were weary
of tho bungllna; at Hawaii and of failure
on the part of the administration to up
hold, morally and physically, the fair
name and real strength of this country.
Once more Mr. Dickinson has appeared
as the apparent critic of the administra
tion. He wants a more dlrecct and effect
ual course In relation to Cuba. What
gives the Cuban ideas of Mr. Dickinson
gravity Is Mr. Dickinson's explanation of
the real motive ot his assault on the state
department while Secretary Gresham was
at its head. Mr. Dickinson, according to
William E. Curtis, delivered that speech
with the president's knowledge and ap
proval. That is to say, Grover Cleveland,
president of the United States, entered
Into an Intrigue with a man of his own
party but not in his cabinet to assail in
public a man who was in his cabinet, his
own subordinate, Walter Q. Qresham.
It Is scarcely possible; that Mr. Dickin
son realizes the bareness of the position In
which his assertion places President
Cleveland. It was In 'his power at any
time to ask for Mr. Gresham's resigna
tion. Was he afraid to do so? In personal
and political cowardice did he condescend
to conspire against the peace and honor
of one of his own official family? If Sec
retary Oresham knew of the Intrigue
against him, with the president, his chief,
as its Inspirer, it Is not strange that, har
ried by conirresa, mocked for the miser
able blundering at Honolulu, surrounded
by associates alt political, and many of
them personal strangers to him, he sick
ened and died. Otllclal mortality of Mr.
Cleveland's cabinets has been painfully
striking. Mr. Dickinson himself having
had one term of Intimate official connec
tion with the strong personality In the
white house, could not be persuaded to
have a second.
Since, according to Mr. Dickinson, the
assault on Gresham's management of tho
state department was with the president's
knowledge and approval. Secretary Olney
may well be pardoned for raising his eye
brows when he reads Mr. Dickinson's
opinions about the duty of the United
States to Cuba. It is a suggestive coin
cidence that, Just when Mr. Dickinson's
voice calls for help for Cuba, it Is given
out that Mr. Cleveland end Secretary Ol
ney are about to take some step in recog
nition of universal American opinion on
the subject. For President Cleveland's
sake, It may well be hoped thot Mr. Dick
inson will modify his anparent accusation
of treanhery by Mr. Cleveland to Wnlter
O. Gresham, who sacrificed all his ambi
tion for Mr. Cleveland's benefit.
CARNEGIE ON CUBA.
Interview In Pittsburg Commercial.
"I think it Intolerable that Spain should
continue to exercise dominion over any
part ot this continent. The western hemi
sphere belongs to America. If I were
President Cleveland, as the beat friend of
Spain, I would suggest to the Spanish
minister what Secretary Seward suggest
ed to the French minister. This was when
Napoleon was trying to seat Maximilian
upon a throne In Mexico. After tho war
he asked the French minister to come and
see him, and put to him this question:
'Don't you thing that Mexico Is a pretty
good couhtry for Frenchmen to migrate
from?" And Napoleon took the hint. Sew
ard was a good friend of France In do
ing this. So would President Cleveland
be the best friend of Spain If he followed
COMMENT OF THE PRESS.
Tho Social Evil.
Pittsburg Commercial-Gazette: "Whllo
It would be absurd to contend that the so
cial evil can be wholly got ton rid of by the
enforcement of existing laws, any more
than can gambling, drunkenness, larceny,
and other Illegal practices, yet the lesson
taught by New York city, since the power
of Tammany has been broken, Is that
these evils can be suppressed In large
measure by an honest enforcement of the
laws, while the practice of regulating
them tends to Increase tho nuisances and
leads to the general demoralization of the
police force. The only legal method of
dealing with these places it to suppress
them. Tho taw declares them public nuis
ances, and the faithful officer has no al
ternative except to live up to the require
ment of bis official oath. It Is not his pre
rogative to say that this or that law Is
Impracticable of enforcement, and that
society will be 'benefited by disregarding
It. Such arbitrary and Illegal ruling has
been the proline source of blackmail,
bribery and outrageous discriminations
against Individuals, to say nothing of the
fearful Increase of the social evil by giv
ing It official countenance and protection.
The question Is not whether the laws lis
they exist are adequate to the total erad
ication of the crime of prostitution. No
one contends that they are. Neither are
the laws sufficient to prevent other crimes
which Inhere In depraved human nature.
Itut such laws as we have were made to
be enforced, and those charged with their
execution cannot eet them aside as worth
less or obsolete without incurring the
guilt of moral perjury."
On the Wrong Side.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat: "The Brit
ish revenues are In unusually fine shape,
having Increased considerably In tha last
six months. The promiaed clover of the
Cleveland administration appears to have
sprouted on the wrong side of the At
lantic." It Is flerloas Business.'
Washington Star: "The disposition to
regard reform as a fad In New York Is
receiving less and less encouragement."
Ignore the Chief Obstante.
Pittsburg Commerelol-Gaiattet "Presi
dent Cleveland's friends, In assigning rea
sons why he doesn't want to be president
again. Ignore the over-mastering reaeon
that the people stand as an Insurmount
able obstacle In his way."
No Danger of a Third Terra.
St. Louie Globe-Democrat: "There haa
never been the least probability of any
man being nominated for a third term of
the presidency since Grant was denied
that honor, ami all talk to the contrary is
fudge and rubbish."
Time for Uim to Repent.
Washington Star: "Unless the sultan
of Turkey makea arrangements to with
draw from the game he Is In dunger of
feeling a good deal like the center-rush In
a foot ball eleven."
TOLD BY THE STARS.
Dally Horoscope Drawn by AJaeuhns, The
Astrolabe cast: 1.48 a. m for Thursday,
Oct. 17, 1ISW.
A child born on this dny will feel real
sorry If Colonel Colquitt should allow "the
government" to escape from him while in
Mr. Herring may be excused If hereafter
he nhould substitute an "f" for the "t"
in spelling Inturnul, when referring to the
Scranton wing of the revenue ilepurtment.
Mr. Amelle Rlves-Chanler, by the re.
cent turn In the tide of his domestic nf
fairs, becomes of less Importance than the
manager of a losing base ball club at the
end of the season.
Although it Is a little lute, no doubt all
will Join with the temperance ludles ut
Harrlrburg In advising Mlra Frances Wll
lard to "husband her strength."
Do not aspire to an ofllce that necessi
tates frequent attempts at performing the
"loaves and fishes" act.
G W 1 LY aTg WENT.
(Read at the unveiling of his monument,
Oct. in. im.)
On Cambria's Druid heights of ancient
Music composers grand and bards sub
lime, And Celtic masters of the latter time,
Woke from their dreams, when Death
announced thy name .
In Shadow-Land (whence songs Aeolian
To hear thy anthems roll, thy glee-notes
As erst they rang, In music's golden clime,
When thy "Yr Haf" set Summer's heart
Hither sweet singers from thy native
Have come. In Gwalia's name, -her chosen
To heap Kuterpe's flowery tribute higher,
As o'er thy tomb her glorious tears out
pour; Till lo! she greets thee, with a smiling
Glee-king of music's most melodious race.
D. M. Jones.
Wilkes-Barre, Oct. 14, 1895.
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