Good Old Days: October 31, 2019
October 31, 2019
125 years ago
November 2, 1894
At Garfield Monday night, Col. James Hamilton Lewis, of Seattle, addressed the largest and most enthusiastic audience of the campaign in that city, on the issues of the day. The eloquent orator spoke for two hours and a half, and his telling points won round after round of applause. He arraigned the republican party for misconduct of governmental affairs that had brought about the panic of 1893, and for favoring the Fricks and Carnegies and that class with high tariff legislation and letting the masses shift for themselves. The speaker wanted equ...