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INDEX TO VOL. I.
JULY TO DECEMBER, 1892.
America, Civil Relations of the Dis. Flinn, John J. The Keeley League
and its Purpose, 654.
dowment Craze in Massachusetts, 1 an Economic Factor, 148.
Foote, Allen R. The Foundation of
Brown, M. Fillmore. Is Prohibition 351.
of the Liquor Traffic Practicable? Futures and Options, 449.
Galbraith, w. T. The Non-Protec-
Man in Politics, 284.
Church Property,' Why Not Tax? of Negro Education, 295.
Horwitz, s. Gross. Trade and the
Howe, E. F. Chasing a Political
. Slavery, 471.
Industrial Slavery, 471.
Debs, Eugene V. Confederation of Jones, Rev. W. M. The Homestead
Labor Organizations Essential to Riot, 275.
Keeley, Dr. Leslie E. Drunkenness,
Keeley League, The, and its Purpose,
Local Question, 496. Labor Organi-
Farmers, Organization of, 320.
Lockwood, Belva A. Fourth Confer-
ernment and the Currency, 239. Exposition be Opened? 44.
Luckey, Geo. J. The Teacher's In- 'Secret Societies, The Folly, Expense
and Danger of, 48.
Merchant Marine, 587. Fallacies of Shaw, Rev. Anna. Woman's Right
to Suffrage, 309.
St. John, ex-Gov.John P. The Great
United States, 383.
Suffrage, Woman's Right to, 309.
in Morals, 466.
Increase Crime? 83. Is Corporal Tariff Policy, Our, 172.
Trumbull, Gen. M. M. Richard Cob-
War, How to Abolish, 492. The
Warner, Gen. A. J. Silver, 16.
Washburne, Hon. W. D. Dealings
in Futures and Options, 449.
Watchorn, Hon. John. Factory In-
Idea of Industry, 225.
Grange in Politics, 113.
National Council, 134.
Woman's National Council, The, 134.
Electing the President Republican? Woolsey, Theodore s. Concerning
our Foreign Relations, 351,
THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITIC
BY GENERAL M. M. TRUMBULL.
THE name of Richard Cobden is familiar to the American
I people, not because they know much about the man ; but because they have been frightened by that awful apparition of peace and plenty known as the Cobden club.
It is a perverse paradox and a very mockery of common sense, that the name of Richard Cobden has become an incantation for the use of political conjurers in the United States, a hobgoblin and a scare. As it was in his own country in his own time, so it is in the United States to-day; monopoly, aristocracy, plutocracy, caste, and privilege ridicule the name of Richard Cobden. As nursery maids frighten children by fictitious bogies, so in like manner do the nurses of the Protective tariff scare American laborers by the ghost of a mythical dragon which they call the Cobden club. This they pretend is the arch-enemy of American industry, animated by the spirit of Richard Cobden to overthrow American prosperity and degrade American labor.
It might be an exaggeration to say that Richard Cobden was the greatest friend the American people ever had in Europe, for John Bright and others were equally interested in the welfare of the United States ; but we may confidently say that he was the greatest benefactor the United States has had in Europe during the nineteenth century; and we may say more, that the only commercial friend we have in Europe with any