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Image from page 95 of "Frauds and falsehoods of the Republican party .." (1892)

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Title: Frauds and falsehoods of the Republican party ..

Year: 1892 (1890s)

Authors: Buck, A. [from old catalog]

Subjects: Republican party Campaign literature, 1892

Publisher: [Chicago and Philadelphia, H. J. Smith & co.]

Contributing Library: The Library of Congress

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sumers who constitute the great body of theAmerican people and pay the higher j)rices, notwithstand-ing Republicans are always insisting that foreigners pay thetariff tax. As we have stated before^ laborers in manufact-uring concerns should participate in the extra profitssecured to the mill men by high protection. But laborersin those concerns should not deceive themselves into thevain belief that^ because their employers are reapingimmense profits^ they will be permitted to share in thembarely above starvation wages. Every time the tariff israised the laborer, who is a consumer, must surrender apart of his wages to the owner in amount equal to theadditional per cent, levied upon the goods which he pur-chases from protected concerns, for the reason that the lawrequires it. But there is no law or power which compelsthe mill owners to share their profits with their laborers,and, as a general rule, the more they are favored by dis-criminating legislation, the more rapacious and ungener-

 

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Taken circa 1892