October 16,1896 – P. B. Van Trump

Washington Standard

O Yes, Mr., Editor, I nearly forgot one of the speakers at the goldbug rally, and that was P. B. Van Trump of Yelm.  He told how the Democratic party had run off and left him away out here in the wood, and you could almost see the tears running down his cheeks.  The poor old man got lost in the wilderness chasing the goldbug.

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