Good Old Days: October 31, 2019


October 31, 2019

125 years ago

The Commoner

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...

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