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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 20 February 1902

1 , M r Tme Jacksn CIRCULATION 1000. iioo m ieah. B. F. LUSK, Editor. IN THE INTEREST OF THE 1'fSOPLE AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR IN 'ADVANCE. VOL. V. JACKSON. MISSOURI, THURSDAY. FEIUUJAHY 20, 11)02. NO. 15. I'V: i! i ten ft t Republican Missouri. Missouri i.s trembling In the political balances and from pies ctit indications will drop iritu the republican column of states if no mistakes arc "made. Thousands of democratic Voters, who Imve stood loyally by their party tiekut, belieying they were doing what was best for the state, h ive become convincd that the'r lead ers have been deceiving thum for years and robbing the people in the interest cf a very ftw hellish The above from the Stone political freebooters. Recent ! County Oracle in tint Po'itical events nnd public investigations IJ.yiew s'-ein t u- to be a fair have oiH'ned the eyes of the detn view of the case. If the republi ocrats, brushed away the cob c.,n8 wi.h to make a hard tight, webs of party pi'jj'i...

Publication Title: Jackson Herald, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Missouri, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 20 February 1902

Jackson Herald. KltrCBI.lt' A V IN I'OUTICH. t LVSK I'lllUMIKK Our Obligation! to Cuba. 21. It. F.lltHl.t Hi III utrtttv .t Jlll-Knn, Ho., --.iiiiI-i lm. timll'l .Nnvoinltrr . I1V7. Hkkai.d uru Un tot- I 1.00 Tcrun for U' nwn; Fur one year.. .. SI i iiiuii l In I hrce month pfllm kt'.liWur JACKSON. M., KKII, !k.: Kerens Talks for Harmony, l'utNi'KTON. N. J., Jan My Dear Mr. Farquliar: I have only " ufliciently recov ered from in v tlnes9 lo bo about a littlo ai.'l li l! out in a limited way. Tomorrow 1 hope to start .ht on a trii tu llit south, in tliu tx- iinrliitiiiri 1 hat mv health will b largely reinstated by tho outing, I received your letter .yesterday mid was niucli impressed by tho manner in winch yon discuss our relations uud our duty to Cuba. The iififiiini'iits un!d in opposi tion to tho tuiiir concessions she Mrs. Cooley Dead. U Hi The St. Joseph Daily News recently contained an account of j Implores, bused upon our material a visit National Commilteman interests, hi c ...

Publication Title: Jackson Herald, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 20 February 1902

( y (( ftttt iS LOCAL HAPPENINGS. 5 JHHH Uiiiii? W Ileal. ,Sct fur sixty pound wheat, le extra f.ir cucli adJitiou al pound over sixty. Aitliur Sunder in sick pneumonia. Tho now .John Duero planters at Meier Bros. with corn William (iockel's baby was quite sicli but is now better. If you want a htiL'sry buy a White Elephant from Meier Bros. I'A. Ki'ciihurdt, of tho Capo, paid Jackson a visit, yesterday. 1. M. Pickens and wife were visiting in Capo Girardeau Tues day. It is thought by many that llouck will yet build Lis road by Jackson. Papers of incorporation of tho Aritillor.-e Thief asocial ion wen; tiled for I'eroi d. Frank Mnitler went to Bloom field Monday on business, and will return to. lay. Uinkle Williams Mercantile Co. has jut received 11 car load of iS'oriliern Black seed oats. Sheriff Gociu-l is uttendintr to his duties in the eummon pleus court at the Cape this week. Co lo IlinKle Williams Mcrcm tilu Co. for Northern Hiack seed oats. Also clovor and grass ee!s. W. O. Me...

Publication Title: Jackson Herald, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 20 February 1902

1 3 . . 1 1 i i Jtrnr!cn Buckwheat Cakes. That good oll Amorlcan buclt wheat cakes, with rnaplo nyrnp, co ticklo an imperial palate is the latest' discovery mtidu by William 11.'. of Germany. Tho emperor learm-d'tho appc thng qualities of American cook ery during a visit" to tho new Humburg-Atierican yacht l'rin cess Victoria Louise, to which, for, the occasion, tho noted chef of the crack steamer DeuUculand, Uerr Fahrenheit, had b'icn. trans fer red. An American- breakfast was prepared for the emperor, which he likud so -well thut lie stayed for another. His niiijesty csm dally praisod the huck wheat cakes, which he dechir.d had proven , extremely piilatahle, ! unii (mxlly sent bis own chrf to tho Deuts'l,l:iiul, where lie took u two days' course in American cookery, duiiiifr. which. the Deutch land's chef says, ho was taught how to make American buckwheat cuke and other typi cal American ilUhes.- The American 'Mick wheat cake ns served on the t'em-chland.ainl which is to he hcreuf...

Publication Title: Jackson Herald, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 27 February 1902

The Jackson Herald CIRCULATION 1000. $1.00 PER YEAR.- 15. F. Ll'SK, Editor. IN THE INTEREST OF THE PEOPLE AND THE RElTULICAN PARTY. ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. VOlTv. JACK SON. MISSOURI, THURSDAY, FKHllUAUY 27, 1002. M. 1G. No More Colllslo.it. A practical demonstration of tho utility of a now departure, which effectively proves tho solu lion in a largo devi ce of tho rail wuy collision problem, wan made last night on tho Chicago, Mil waukee ud St. Paul road near here. The device consists of an exceedingly powerful headlight, which not only perfectly illumiu ates the track with au intensely brilliant shaft of light for distance of a mile, but also embraces the striking und novel features of a beam of light of utmost equal brilliancy, penetrating over seven hundred feet above, which can be clearly seeu ten miles distant. It is thereby possible for ap proaching trains to absoutely lo cate each other by this vertical bhaflof light, though miles apart, and it is this feature which r...

Publication Title: Jackson Herald, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 27 February 1902

Jackson Herald. MCCBMCA!f t! POLITICS. B. F. LUSIC... ..l'UHLISIIICR ntar. ll III pnummoo Jrlcn, Mo., M nnnd'Clui iimttrr Novembrr 4. ISV7. Tfrnn tor tbo Herald aro as fol lows: . , For one year 'n0 fill month Three month 3 rHOKMl Ofllc Ke.ld.nce. 1W JACKSON. MO.. KKH. 27. 11K.2 This paper In on file at tho office of The Chicago Inter-Ocean, lOC-lOH-lli) ITaat Unnrnfl fttrpflt. Clllcaim. wheTC our reader will be courteously grcet- I 1. n ... dam tf rail unfit. Tlin ru mill 111a ' " . up ..v. Inter Ocean for a tour of Inspection and ilKhturehiK through Its magnifl cent butldinff, In which can bo found cry mechanical mid scientific Im provement of the ago In connection with the needs nf a great newspaper. It In a rare treat to any one Interested in tho subject and should bo taken advantage of. The peoplo ut tho Capo want a new jail. Tboy will ask our county court for nnothcr appro priation. The democratic executive com mittue of tho fourteenth coagres gio mi I district is culled to me...

Publication Title: Jackson Herald, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 27 February 1902

2 LOCAL HAPPENINGS, S Wheat, 70cto for sixty-pound wheat, lc extra forcach addition al pound over sixty. Frco uardon seed at S. W. Brown's. Last Saturday was Washing ton's birthday. Tho new John Deere corn planters at Meier Bros. Tho family of ttcbett Littorer moved to the Capo this week. If you want a buejyy buy a Whito Elephant from Meier Dros. Judge Joseph Koebler spent last week in St. Louis oil busi ness. Mrs. John Sebastian, of Gor donvillu, fll Monday and broke her arm. Bom, on February 14, to Ellis IIopo and wife of Fruitland, a fine boy. Mrs. Loui3 Tobler, of Cape Girardeau, was visiting in Jackson last Sunday. Hon. J. J. Sawyer, of Fruit land, was in Jackson Tuesday. Tho judge is looking well. Mrs. B. M. Morgan was taken suddenly sick last Friday night but is better at this writing. Chas. B, Miller, of Pocahontas, moved into tho Fugato property in north Jackson yesterday. Mrs. D. J. Hamilton wont to Jonesboro, 111., Tuesday to visit Iier daughter, Mis. (J. E. Gholson. Plea...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 27 February 1902

Want Double Track. The "Weary Willies" of lhat hobo resort, Pcilur Bluir, aro Dot resting on easy street just at present, it we are to judge from the following tuken from the Evening Citizen of tliut place: "An unusual meeting was held among the hoboes that infest the woods south of the stock pens yesterday. It is said they met in convention assembled and paused the following resolutions; ''Whereas. Wo view with alarn: the frequency of wrecks, espe cially utiioug freights on the Iron Mountain syxtcui; und, "Whereus, Such disasters aro attended with loss of life and ure a source of danger to our profes sion ; therefore, be it "liosolved, That we tourists of America, do petition tho Iron Mountain roud to build double tracks, well bullustea, along their entire system, in order to pre vent sucti collisions, wrecks and similar calamities." Piedmont liauner. Sheriffs Ask Legislation. At a nieet;ng of the sheriffs of the state at Jefferson City re cently they voted the following resolution...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 6 March 1902

3 Jackson Meisalid), CIRCULATION 1000. $1.00 PER YEAR. Tw - B- F. LUSK, Editor. LN TIIE INTEREST OF TIIK PEOPLE AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. 4 ' -' -1 . . . n - VOL. V. JACKSON. MISSOURI, THURSDAY, MARCH G, 1902. M). 17. FIELDS OF HO L Y WRIT hitrv tut my daily rung Amnnit the pli'ii' uit fields of Muly Writ, I rulKlit Ucsimlr. Temiysou. International Sunday School Lesson. First Quarter. Lesson X. March 0. 1002. Acts VIII, 3-1.1. THE DISCIPI.K8 SCATTERED. It was Passion week for tbo infant Church: the burial of tbe first martyr, tbe dispersion of disciples, and the riso of tbe per secutor Suul. Dark, hopeless? No history docs not afford a moro remarkable example of good coming out of evil. Jt was the disruption of the nest which taught tbe eaglets to fly. These scnttcred coals were tho "blest incendiaries of tho worhi" Thin storm carried tbe seed which had been gathered in a single spot to many different regions, and in severul instances to a considcrubl...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 6 March 1902

Jackson Herald. ltKFUBMCAN IN POLITICS. B. F. LUSK. ...1ITDLIHIIKR Kntorte at til ponoifllra at Jurkitnn, Mo., mm mt nnui:iiw ntiirr ...duller . invi. Terms for tlio Hkkald are as fdl lows: For one year 1 1.00 rill eionth GO Ihree months 30 Office UN 1 K etlfleilCA.. JACKSON, MO.. MAIiCH . IU02. L- -i. . . A bloc "X" nt the top of thin col umn menus th.it your subscription litis expired, mid we kindly suggest that you renew We ilo mil want to drop your iibiiih from our list, but should you wish tn discontinue please, drop tis a card Just, as noon ns you see the blue "X", Then If you 'owo us we will send you a statement, ntid 8 soon an you pay us we will drop your name; hut if you owo iih nothing Just noon as we get your card tell ing us to discontinue, your paper will be stopped. This paper is on file nt tlto olllce of The Chicago Inter-Ocean, 100-Kw-llu Kast Monroe street, Chicago, whore our reauers win ie courteously greet ed who may rare to call upon The Inter Ocean for a tour of...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 6 March 1902

i LOCAL HAPPENINGS, m Wheat, 80cU for sixty-pound wheat, 1c extra forr-acft addition al pound over sixty. Freo irardi'ti need at S. W. Brown'H. Sheriff (jnckcl and wifo went oyer to the Capo Tutvday. The new .John Deere torn planters at Meier Urcw. ' Ii. C. Kncihcrt wont to White water Monday on busmen. lleury Taylor, of Gordonyillu, made our ofUce a visit Monday, If you want a Imgrsy buy a Whilo Elephant from Meier IJros. A protractud meeting will bo gin nt the Baptist church next Sunday. Fred Kits wont to 8t. Louis lost Friday on business, returning Sunday. Congressman Vandiver was in Jackson lat Friday locking after Lis interests. Friday, April 4, i.s Arbor day. Lot the schools of our county ob serve tho day by treo planting. What ever amount of garden weds that you buy of b. W Urown he will give you a like amount free. 1 hero will bo twenty -so en twn members initiated in the Maccaboo lodge at this place at its uext meeting. Now is tho timo for the farmer to sell his wheat. Tho ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 6 March 1902

County Correspondence. KUKREVILLE. . February 28 It b.M beea some time sine I saw any news from thu place. The snosf and ice are all gone, but It has left an awful mud. It is so muddy tbe people can cot travel with a team. Our wheat crops are (tains; to be short this year. The Sugar Grov school cloved laat weeli.i . We had a very poor school this year;' There has been some, -tailpi o 'fretting?-,! another teacher-to- teach another month. ii. W. Cobble has got his how mill at U. C. Maintz'sv Theyeot to saw only .one half a -day this month on account af bad weather. Laft Tuesday when i Robert Brown -aud Jotm Statlcr started Lome from Kurreyille the creek was very high and full of ice. Mr. Brown got through all right so Mr. Statler fled. Ho got Hbout half way across when a piece of ice struck his mule and threw him down. John fell off and got a good ducking, lie had his overcoat on his saddle and it foil into the-creek. It.was found' some dUdartcedowQ the creek the next day.; It : was ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 13 March 1902

Time JAGKSN MEIgALID), B. F. LUSK, Editor. IN THE INTEREST OF THE FEOFLE AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY. ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR IN ADVANCE- VOL. V. JACKSON. MISSOURI, TIUJlTsDAY. MARCH 13, 1902. ISO. 18. . i 1 . ' 1 1 : . ' rJ PLEASANT FIELDS OF HOLY WRIT Save for my dully mute Among Uia plenwut u?ldof Holy Writ, 1 mlitht dnspvlr. -Tennyson International Sunday - School Lesson. First Quarter. Lemon XI. March 10, 1902. Acts VIII, 'J9-39.! UIIH ETHIOPIAN CONVERTED. Wc may never know how the duBky proselyte was first con verted to the Hebrew faith. The Jews wero already scattered far and wide, especially in the capi tals and commercial centers of the world. Then, as now, they were money-lenders. Perhaps it was in his capacity as treasurer of the Abyssinian empire be carao in contact with somo first-century Rothschild, who was intent upon doing good as well as getting a high premium on his money Over the bonds and consuls the Ilebrow may have peered into the Ethiopian's heart, and, dis covering ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 13 March 1902

JAcksoN Herald. RKJTCSLICAK Ilf POLITICS. B..F. XTJSK, . ...FUBLISIIBK lntr4rUii)fj(oll' JackwMi, Mo M Mcnd-ciu. n.tter Nuranbcr t. 1st?. Term for ,ba. Jliut9. are m fol lows:,. For on year.. ,.. ......... 1.00 5I months. .6 Three months 30 Office. dance. .. Hi JACKSON, MO.. MA ttCfl 1.1. 1902. A blue. ''XV at thr topof this col umn mean .(hat your subscription hmi expire, iv4 ye..kijidly sutrest that you rmiow,, do, pot want to drop your,najiio..froA.1iiur, llat, . but should you wis,b to discontinue please drpp us a card juntas soon m you see the blue "V;- Then If jou owe an wb, will Ren 1 jou a statement, and si soon ss.-oti Lay.iis-w, will drop your name; but ft you tijwi us nothing Just as soon As we pet your DArd tell in? us to dbp'ojiynup, .your patter will be stopped. . , Tills paper Is on file at the office of The Chicago Inter-Ocean, 108-108-110 Y.tmt Monroe street, Chicago, where our readers will be courteously greet ed who may care to call upon The Inter Ocean for a tour...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 13 March 1902

I LOCAL HAPPENING'S. I Wheat, 80cU for sixty-pound wheat, lo extra for each addition al pound over sixty. Veo gardon seed at S. W. Brown a. Cha Hurst ia quite sick this week. Meier Bros, for White Elephant buggies. Andy Moll's wife, near Gordon vullo, is quite sick. Tom Metcalf is in St. Louis for metrical treatment C. W.. Haupt, of Oak Ridge, called on us Monday. Che. A, Volmer, of Allenvllle, is building a new house. . The new John . Deere corn plantors at Meier Bros. Born, on last Sunday, to Mr, Ledford and wife, a girl. Albert English relumed from a trip to Alabama last week. . B. F. Sutton returned from a yisit to Wayne county Monday. If you want a buggy buy a wnite Hiiepnani irom Meier Uroe. II. F. Haupt, of Kurrevillo, had business in Jackson Monday. Mrs. Jeff D.McLain was visiting the family of J. F. McLain this week, Mins Anna Hoeckle has re covered from a sioge of whooping cough. Herman Noimann, of Gordon ville, was in Jackson Monday on business. Jeff Howard is having a ne...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 13 March 1902

-:. Cjl.mjrte. and. Crop. Bulletin Vf the Weather Bureau, Missouri yection, Ifc 8, Department of Agrl . culture, for. the month of February. 19C2. Columbia March. l.-rTlie tuoDtb of, February averaged dueldedly eeldery-than. .usual throughout the state, and except h portions of the central and southwsst sections, the Pftoip(Utlon.ot,th mwtU waa also nunh below the uornae, nxwfc of the northern coimtlcs receiving.losa thn ooe inch. . . Over the loieriwrtlon of the state the ground was well covered with snow until the 22nd, and in Some sec tions during practically the entire aionth, affording ample protection to winter wheat, which is generally re ported Id good condition, except in somo ot the southern conutlee and la a few localities in (he northeast sec tion. In a number of the southeast ern counties, and alio Id the citrcnio southern counties of tho southwest section, tho thick coating of Ice which covered tho ground at tho olose of January remained unmclted during February, and I...

Publication Title: Jackson Herald, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 20 March 1902

.Jackson Memalp, B. P. LUSK, Editor. 1N THE INTEREST OF THE PEOPLE AND THE REPUBLICAN PAltTY. ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. VOL- V JACKSON, MISSOURI, THURSDAY. MARCH 20. 1902. hO. 19. FIELDS WRIT Haro fur my dnfly rmift. Among ths pk-usunt fluliln of Holy Writ, 1 mlKlit dmpnlr. Tenuyson International Sunday School Lesson. t'lrHt Quarter. LmhoiiXII. March 23. Kphesians V. J BEr.r-coNTHou ; : Q,io Vadis gives us a faithful picture of the state of Roman society at tbo dawn of Christianity, lit is viyid, photographic And tho conditions maintaining in the metropolis wore reproduced in the provinces. Greek and Roman morals were alike both at the lowest possible ebb. The Orphean, Elasiniao and Bacchanalian mys teries were inconceivably impure. In tho temple of Diana atEphosus there were a thousand priest esses whose ritual was prostitu tion. Tbe classic writors- of tho period, without intending it, con vict their age of incredible abomi nations. On this rotting dunghill of current civili...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 20 March 1902

Jackson Herald. REPUBLICAN IN POLITICS. B. F. LUSK Publish ek 1 1 ' Entw the poatofTlre at Jackaon, Mo., M hdMm ntwi November 4, 187. Tenna for the Ilcaxu are as fol lows: For one year.'. . 1.00 61 months 50 Three month 30 JAOKSOKrMaTlttAKClI 20. imj. CONVENTIONS... STATS NOMINATING. Tho republican state nominating conrentton will be held at Jefferson City June 24, 1902. JUDICIAL. The republican judicial convention Will be held at Jopllo July 15,. 1902. s KOCHTJIKNTH CONOKKSftlONAL. The fourteenth congressional oon Tentfon will bo hold at Cape Girar deau May t 1U02. OOUNTT NOMINATING. Tho. county nominating, convention will bo held at Jackson May 3, l'Jti.'l. ANNOUNCEMENTS... KOR CLKIIK OF COMMON I'LKAS COUItT. We are authorised I J announce Win. II. Haupt an a candidate for the office of dork of the Cape Girar deau court of common picas of Capo Girardeau county, (subject to the republican nominating convention. KOll COUNTY thkahuker. Wo are authorized to announce John G. PuU as a c...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 20 March 1902

S LOCAL HAPPENINGS. Wheat, 75cti for sixty-pound wheat, lc extra for each addition hi pound over sixty. Meier Bros, for White Elephant buggies. August (Jde went to St. Louis la.U Suturday. Dr. W. J. Miller wont to St. Louis lust Friday. B. D. Forbes, of Boe was in Jackson Saturday. W. 11. llaupt had business in Jackson lust Saturday. Tlio new John Deere corn planters at Meier Bios. Dr. R. T. Henderson went to Dunklin county this week. Judgo R- M. Woods, of Fruit land, is very sick this week. L. F. Cownn made a business trip to Whitewater last Friday. John Devore. of Whitewater, had business in Jackson Morality. If you want a buggy buy a Wnito Ji.Iepnant Irom Meier Hros. Miss Ella Taylor will close her school ut Clover Hill tomorrow. H. J. Behrens bus moved his store in the old Tom McFurland stand. Deputy Sheriff Ootnor made a business trip to Lutesyille last Friday. Wm. Paar went over to the Cape last Thursday, returning Friday. T. K. McNeely returned from a trip to southern countie...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Jackson herald. — 20 March 1902

The Lowest Bidder. . A Washington correspondent says the bouse of representatives is considering the report mode by tbo conmittee on postofllces and post roods o the bill chang ing the rural froo delivery from a salary to a contract basis. The large majority of the committee reported in favor of letting the routes to the lowest bidder bat the minority opposed the system and their report is receiving considerable support on the ioor of the house. While senators are naturally loth to express themselves on the subject of legislation under consideration in the house and which has not been officially brought to their notice, a number of western sen ators have said that, at 'this time, they are opposed to making the change, although they sny also that they are-open, to conviction. The minority are right. The letting of contracts to -the lowest bidder is a farce, and 1 ao imposi tion. It is a shield behind which those in authority bide, .and shift responsibility.. Many mail car riers now t...

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