k J. Ii. EAMEY.
.Editor and Prop.
Qtie.year in ttilyui'ico
Clulu of five
Olulfsbf ten or roor,e
' ':. -TKUMS HTIilCTLY CASH.
of I MA J. GUAHAJl'inKPLY.
The" Watchman is organ oftlic Alli
ance in the 5th and 7th Cougrcssionu.
Districts. - .. . ' '
The Watchman has 50 per cent more
.citcujjitionihan any rupcr published in
Su1iohiry. ' . '" :
nten-d asswond-cliWmall at Salisbury, N, C.
THURSDAY, OCT. 1, 1891.
"the best; finance ax system
j . in the woeis!"
In another column will be found an
-I' I.. f,in ilia ruMl of Mill. W. A.
article v -
Graham, vhich'contains exlmcts from
the "laws- authorizing the prcseni
national bunking system, in which he
shows that the government does lend
money t,o tyanks, in some instances at
one oer cent, per annum
: Wei do not propose to attack the
noor. oppressed men engaged in bank
'in.r n'or do we-expect to say anything
'to increase ihe sufferings of their poor
barefooted 'starving children. But we
will "iye briefly the plan to be pursued
in starting a National Bunk;
In towns haying a population, p
morn than 0.000 and less than 50,000
banks cam be organized with : capita
qf $100,000; when the population is
over 50,000 the capital must not be
lvs. than &200.000. In a town of less
than 0,000.' a bank with a -capital o
50,000 may be started by a uspecia
permit from the ecetary of the Treas
ury." Let it be -understood that this
hits reference, to National Banks, pri
vate banks having nothing to do with
f inns from the words and writings
i . -. ..,i,v h-,va vpr lived
the irrearest men mv i . , TT a in
in favor of his pet scheme, are mtp National Banks?
unlets of wisdom and highly instruct j n ... . ,
tl No man in North Carolina has M. Editor: -Ihe following quo a-
yet mad a speech that will equal the tions are iroiu a pamphlet entitled
one he vill make at the Fair on Octo- utional Bank Act," 1$'J0, issued by
ber 22d. . the Treasury Department;:
A GOOD IDEA. Sec. 39 (5150) page 1G. Every asso-
, ' M1 i fn,.nA ciation ' having compli' d with the pro
In another place will bo -found a. Qf thjs tit,e preiiiniaary to the
1 miration. I i r il il i.:.... u...,:
new idea ,o me -m. coniiiieneeniein; or me wuhmy ou-
Our corespondent only gives a hint or ness'8hiill transfer and deliver to the
two and a brief outline. Hut ne ireasurer or uie unueu duum iyg
nroumes to follow it up with some ar- istered bonds to an amount not less
Lrunients later. We look forward to than one iourui oi tne capu-ai uck
these-who consiaerauie niwiwu mUm .
trust that we may get more light on Sec. 44 (5102) p 17. AH transfers
his important question. or oouus mane uy
r ,i- under the provisions of this title slialj
A Bold, Manly Letter Ifrom Prcsr ue made to the Treasurer in trust for
Idciix i'oik. tjie ass0clut1On with a memorandum
Thp following is. a true copy of a Ur;ntPrl or written on each bond.
letter addressed to the Atlanta Journal U A receipt shaJ.l be given by the
l.v PrpdrlHnt Polk; and winch is suuh (Vmintroller of the Currency stating
;ntlv olain tobe understood. Thu, Li,.. th bond is held in: trust for th
Vy&vvr-I - . . i , I -
standing that they can use it.
urplus banks are:
Journal is not the only paper thaUassccj;ltion and as security for the re-
1. ii i ... . j:..,- ii k.Ti.ii4ti Kit i i r
could nronc oy reaumy it. xim-
mightv and will, prevail:
Nutes In LL S. .
Iaahin:i In-JUnanuila, ln.
W'Hituey Xe.v Orleans, La !
Flr.-it ...Marlboio. Muss..
Meri'huUU'...OUMUa. Net i
I'lilrd Jereey CUv. N. J.;
(i.srilelJ New Yorkcit. . . . I
ilanovor NcV YorkC'liy...
Uf-YiubUc Now York ilty. ..
S .baard .Nc.v Yoi k ;it.v . . .
Liiiieu SUtcs.N'cw York (Ity.. .
Norwich Norwich. N. Y
Merchants'. ..Claclnu iU. O
Lifdjctte CtQoinn ui, O...
Fou rtii .t. . . . . P ii i la- i.el pula. -Pa .
Greenville . .Orecnvlllc, S. C. . .
Three times as much United States
money in use as they own. io this
could be added a list of the "general
depository" banks, but it would re-i
quire too much sp.ice. A few ex-
N61C8. i Depo'ta
Western Bank.New York Csty ...
I'lilrd liuIT ilo, N. 1
Nortu W;st'rn.clil.:agi), 111
SUawmut IJosiou, Ma.s3
, ;$ 24,91o'701,5S5
idennAiun and ixnment of any circu
ntwr notes that have been or may be
F.niTOR" Atlanta Journal: lie- g Uq (zigd ,,. 18. The bonds
fiiniin-T from mv trip West, I lind that f r rr lfi to and depcisited with the
" - " . - . . .1 ... I 1 , . .
vou liave oroducetl in your columns uie mi p ..surer uf the Uuiteil btates by any
slanderous press dispatches from Kan- ;lsS(,ci;ltion for the security of its cir
sas regarding me. As you tooK uiei cutting notes shall be held exclusively
pains to parade these charges in leaaed, for tnilt p,,rpose um the notes ar.
head-lines and give them prominent re(ieemed.
noKitioiiin vour paper, I trust, in the rP i(). n. 72. That unon a deposi
interest of justice, that you wfi allow of bon(j3 ;w (escribcd by sections 5150
me space to refer to them. .in(j 51QO the association
You'published that I was a brigadier- niaking'the same shall be entitled to
geiKjnih You tailed to coituaaicc u. reCeive from the Comptroller ot the
Did you believe it? You published (jlirreney notes of different deiiomiua
that I was in charge of the Confederate tj(ms m registered and counter
prison at Salisbury, N. C. Did you sjj,ne, us provided by law equal to
believe it? You published that as tlfJlety per centum of the .current,
commandant of that prison 1 was cruel ,narliet value, not exceeding par of the
to Union soldiers. Did you believe it ? United States bonds.
If not-, why did you not denounce it 111 3 cj5 71. 'j hat any national
the interest of fairness aild honesty and banking association now organized or
justice? ' herealter organized desiring 'to with-
-Again, in your editxmai, t resiuem (jraw circulating notes upon a ie
olk's Latest," based on other infamous- ;t f i..wfiil niouov with the Troas-
y false ..dispatches, and which you as-1 urt,r is authorized to deposit
sunre are truejyou charge that in my. lawful' money and withdraw a propor
speecheS; in Kansas that I made the tioii-ate amount of bonds held as se-
It was.nnder this authority tlnuPMr
Sherman, when Secretary of the 'ireas-
urv, loaned the Chase Bank, New York
city, whose paid upcapital was $250,
000, forty-three '.Hllion dollrfrs ($43,
000.000) of the people's taxes.
The case of the New York Clearing
House Association, of which the U. S.
Sub-Treasury at New York, is a mem
ber, could also be stated, but it seems
V. A. Graham.
Machpelah, N. C, Sept. 17, lfeOl.
PUT THIS IN YOUIi PIPE.
Sub-Treasury or Sticll(: Better
Correspondence ot tbe Watelvaan.
Wlvile I am an advocate and be
iever in the silj-Treusurv phui, an J do
not believe there has yet been, nor
ikely to be anything better, proposed,
he rpponentsiof the measure fail to
suggest even a substitute.
It has occurred to ine that the advo
cates of a credit Imsis issue might take
to Mich a system better than a wealth
T.i m m . .
1 tneret ore su crtrest lor what it is
worth, the following.:
bhouid Congress pass an act to loan
on State Bojids, say an amount not to
exceed one-fourth the taxable value of
the property (real ajw personal) in
each State, at one ncr cent, interest 01
less, the States to loan in "turn to its
citizims at three or four per cent., it
would give a sumcient volume of cur
rency, direct to the people, without
the intervention of amy eculative
manipulators and the profits arising
therefrom would ro a lontr way to-
1 1 1 v
wards abolishing State taxation.
There. is much that might be" said
for this system against the present
nervous one, but enough for the pres
Turn on the light g-ntleinen, and
lets try to give relief to the people.
The sul-Treasurv or something as
good or better we must and will have,
if we shall kill many of our states
men (?) in the attempt.
Su ij-Treasuuy A lliaxceman.
lialeigli, N. C., Sept. 20, 1S01.
Family - 10-Cent Diarrta Mixture
Unequalled for the Cure of
Dysentery, Diarrhoea, Choi-
We hav-o now in stordthe most-tnurmf
cxl.i;.itioa of l.igh class Dry (ioot!3 ?Cat
drvJ wares ever shown under one roof in x
SOUTHERN INTER-STATE EXPOSITION
To be held at Raleigh, Oct. 1 to Dec. , ig91
- Visitors" to the Exposition arc cordially "
vited to visit our rtorej where thev-win 'l"
kiiully, peditely and attentively waked upon
SIIOPPIXG BY MAIL. '-, :
To those v ho do not expect lor visit RfdeipW
during the Exposition or who desiro to mak
any jireparrttiun Ueforc that- time, we are m
to sxtvc uv tltu most satiifacturv wann. r' 1 '
era Morbus, Summer Com
plaint, Pains in the Stomach
and Bowels, &e.
The number of men must not be less
than five. To start a hank with say
-S 100,000 capital you wil I first purchase
100,000 worth' of bonds and deposit
with the Secretary ' of the Treasury.
You" will receive from him 890,000 in
". National Dank currency, made for that
purpose. On your 8300,000 Worth of
bonds the government pays you 4 per
, x;ent. At the end of each six months
'. you pay the government jone-half of
.' .' one per cent, or Tone per cent. 'per
At this rate you getr-, about 12 per
- cent on your capital invested. There
. . r is a premiuiu on bonds now. Some
Vprcmui'iiis run as high as 27 cents on
, the dollar. So this premium will re
duce your profit, but you get interest
V. von deposits, and exchange sufficient to
make up for this, and, in most in-
,x jj, stances, Sufficient to pay rent, book-
Jvceping, &e. Sv) banking is really quite
"a profitivble industry.
Now a Word about the National
Hanking system. We have shown
that every dollar C'iming through the
National Banks costs us 12 per cent.
.SoVwe actually pay this government
', 12 ' per cent, to furnish us a little
juoaey to use as it medium of exchange,
when it should furnish the money at a
'very little more ' than actual cost
Most of our leading statesmen have
opposed this in years gone by. Even
John Sherman opposed the National
Hanking system when it was first sug
When the law was first passed the
ji bonds, which are now worth a pre-
niium, were selling at from 44 to 50
vcenfs on the dwllar. So the capitalist
who bad foresight invested heavily in
the bonds, and not only made the 111
terest but made. the difference between
44 and 127 cents.
everybody could conduct Nationa
lJaiiis it woud be all rights but no
one in ten thousand get any. advan
tiiges. . The rest have to pay 12 per
I'eut. Jtor the money they use.
most abject apologies for my cc.n.nec- Curily.
tion with the Southern Confederacy, pronrtJie
and that I entered the Confederate ser-
above laws we see that a
n. 1 u.... T .;.,!, f if national oanu, in uimi iu -i nuu-s
vice 111 me uope nub 1 1:11111 iv
damage. That after grovelling in the for use, must Murtyage to the Lmted
dirt in this manner, that I proceeded States Treasurer and deposit with bun
to discuss the threatened strike of farm U. S. bonds as security for their re-
: 1 borers in the South, and appeared to demotion. It then receives 1 rum the
)B verv hannv at the prospect of such Comptroller of the Currency notes to
a misfortune to the planters' of this the amount of ninety cents 011' the
section. Did vou believe one word of dollar (face value) of the bonds. The
!if.p bnsfi sbmders? Has there been a government taxes -the notes one pel-
combination formed by which Radical cent per annum, which is but another
veimblican tools' of the north are to name tor. charging one per trenr. m-
n,.i..i,fr.,.hiro fio-uinxr. A liiimrenien. terest. Ihe bank cannot net its londs
moiiinutiui i i.v..w 7 i 4
in concentrate form, to be sent to deposited as security except by paying
certain. Democratic papers in the South to the Treasurtr of Hie United States
"lawful money to be Jiekl m then
place for redemption' of the notes.
- : HARSY SKHiNEH.
This brilliant advocate of the sul)-
' Treasury and the Ocala platform wil
!. fpeak at Salisbury on October 22d, the
, :5 .k third day of the. Piedmont Alliance
. .F.ir. Mr. Skinner is known. as :the
"father of the sub-Treasury." Some
"three years ago ho wrote an article for
a northern magazine outlining the
sub-Treasury scheme. It attracted
considerable attention, but not a single
' ; paper in this State noticed the article,
- There are a number of men in Salis
bury and Rowan county who have only
studied the sub-Treasury Scheme from
' one standpoint and are honestly op
.posed to the ideas advanced by the
" Alliance. They have reud the preju
diced htatements of opponents fhe
measure. Wre trust that every iuan in
" 'reach of Salisbury froni any direction
i and of any avocation will be here on
i hat day. -Mr.
Skinner is an eloquent orator;
1 " 1 : 1. ......
r ilie is euucaieu, iu; 1 oramv, ne is pos-
4 .ppssed of a large amount of niaguetisra.
His speeches arex taihl,) conservative.
'Jl will hold the undivided attention of
irty man for hours. H is logical,
-, Vuderful)y s; his reasoning, quot.i-
certain Democratic papers
to be elaborated and flavored for old
diseased and" ravenous- stomachs'?. Is
'air, is it honest, is it manly, is M i lie charter ot the bank runs i
- . P T A 1" t I i. .... .. 1 , I.1 ll... iw.ln hm t-
consistent ror JJen ocraiic napuis 01 m' "' cw.-. ilum. h.... i.
the South to assume that the bitter as- redeemed belorc tlie charier expires tin
s.-mlts made unon one of vour citweus United States sel Is the bonds aud re-
.... . . . , , .i
iv radical Republicans are true,, and deems tlie notes.
or vou to rusdi to their support in such Is not this 111 substance a loan, no
irticles as the editorial . referred to matter what technical name may be
You Claim-to be fair. A' straight for- applied to the proceedings t
ward, manly, honest answer to the It 1 deposit one huiidrca dollars
hove ouestions will go far towards re- worth ot cotton in a waivnouse ana
moving the impression made on the the government upon it as security
nublicmind that in this matter, - at issue me eightv dollars of its notes to
least, you have been anything but fair, be returned any time within twelve
And inasmuch as you have, labored months, charging me two per cent.
to substantiate these vile slanders, 1 interest per annum, the government to
hone vou will at least allow vour read-hell the cotton and redeem the notes if
ere to see the truth. unredeemed at the end ot the twelve
In mv speech -at Wichita, referring months; where is the difference?
to the fie that 1 had mistreated Union None so far as the loan lis concerned.
prisoners, I said: ul wish to say in re- although there is in the farm of the
ply to this charge, that lir its conception note issued. tint mere is a great
and in its utterance, it is a malicious, difference in this, that the government
premeditated and base lie, and 1 dare issues the note to tne national hank
the man who said so, to stand up in and it taxes the citiz'-n in the way of
this audience and repeat if." This interest for the use of the money at.
challenge was received with general up- such fate as it is able to extract from
plause by the large audience. 1 was him. In the cotton tne government
1 . .. - 1-1 ill T il 1 ll "l- f I II
never treated witn more coraiai ami 10 ins uirectiy 10 ine ciiizeu. in uoiu
uniform kindness and courtesy, and instances personal property.' Tin-
was as safe in city of Wichita as 1 property of the individual is security
would have been in the city of Atlanta, tor the loan a U. S. bond in one case,
The charge that I ever, on any occu- cotton in another, and in each case the
sion, at any time, or any where uttered security cannot be returned until the
a sentiment agains-t the south, or the notes are redeemed. 1 he Al iance po-
Southern people; that I ever, on any sition is that the government should
occasion, at any time, or anywhere, issue the money to the individual and
apologized for espousing the Southern not to corporations with power to tax
cause is a base slanderous falsehood in the individual.
everv particular, jas ever honest man If there is any ground for quibbling
aud woman whoever heard me speak, over the question whether the above is
will witness. 4 have have never ut- a loan or not there can be none cen
tered a sentiment in Kansas or else- cerning the loan to the "Surplus
where that 1 would not willinglv and National Banks.1'
readily repeat in any State iu the Mr. Fairchihl, as Secretary of ti e
South. Yon sav I was verv happy in Treasury, in 1SS7, in order, " as he
' ! I ' , . ..
Kansas over the prospect of the savs, to get the money into circulation
misfortune to befall my people which was accumulating in the Treas-
through the cotton pickers strike, ury Irom the taxes, selected certain
It may be uuBleasanfe to have national banks to which he loaned the
alL this beautiful plot, of Jna- money of the government in such
licious slander exposed and destroyed, sums as he saw tit, -without interest.
but trulh and justice demand it. Ihe banks ueiiosited U. b. bonds as.se-
What is the truth? I knew abso- cuntv anil they were loaned eleven
luteJy nothing of the alleged strike hundred dollars for each 81,000 bond
until my return to Washington City, deposited. This policy, although in-
Cottoh is already selling at a price augurated by Mr. Fairchild, has been
below the cost or. production, and to followed- by Ins successors 111 oliiee.
pay one dollar per hundred pounds for The last report shows 831,000,000 of
picking ypuld be an additional and these loans, which could have been
ruinous reduction of three cents per applied to the redemption of tie bonds
pound more. Do you believe that I which were continued on the first of
would thus faviir the ruin ot the cotton this month.
farmers of the South? j Mr. Windom says in his report 18S9
Do you -believe the course of the page 75: "It is manifestly unfair to
Journal m this matter .comports with tlie people to give the Uaiks the us of
the dignity of" .high-toned, manly jour- f heir money for nothing tclntc they; are
nahsni.? - Do you believe that the fair
Plain Facts and Sharp, THUiy Saying's
from Keform Tapers.
Will some one point out any article
storable under the Alliance sub-treas-
lry 'dan that is not stored now?
It is now in order for tiie political
bosses who bought ami paid- for the
Alliance split, to lignre over their divi
dends. -Southern Mercury.
If John Hull keeps on gobbling up
United Stales breweries, Americans
wili have to drink iiiitish beer or join
the prohibitionists. The Signal.'
It is amusing to see the ex-reps and
ex-dems spinning over each other.
Verily the mantle of plutocracy covers
multitudes of sin-;. Alliance tribune.
You ought to know that th-e people
on the earth are Fil debt to-day between
one hundred and one hundred and
lii'iv thousand million dollars. Ex
change. Corporations do a cash business, but
tlie masses have to do a credit business
on account of the small amount of
money in circulation throughout this
country. Pioneer Exponent.
The height of a human being is ex
actly six times the length of his right
foot. Exchange. If that Was true
we know mi editor who would be
Pursuant to a decree of Vlowan Supe-
1 HE grain speculators have not had rior Court. I w ill sell at the Court House
Mvm-vllmi.r tUir nvv.i lV:,v M Unnrrh UOOl' 111 SUI1SDUI Oil
v. , v . j ... "J, ...v..v..0..
it has not not been because thev have
not tried to. The failure of "Deacon
White's New York firm of brokers on
account of its getting too deep by those
at whose expense the grain speculator?
thrive. "Deacon1' White is the same
fellow w ho, when a member of Con
gress several years ago, had a private
stock-ticker placed in the House end of
the capitol building at Washington in
order that ho might take advantage of
his position as a Congressman to spec
ulate on the New York Stock Ex
change. In fact it .was believed that
to do that was all that he went to Con-
ninety-six feet tall. The Signal.
Canadian officials must have been
associating with the colony of crooks
from the United States who have found
asylum iu that country. At least that
is the natural inference when reading
of tlie exposure of crookedness on the
part of the aforesaid officials which is
of late tie.' principal subject of the news
from the Dominion. Perhaps wo shall
soon have a colony of C 01 ulian crooks
on this side of the line. That - would
1-e a reciprocity that, this country could
Saturday, the 24th day. of October, 1391,
(lie valuable lauds of C. C. Krider, dee'd,
situate at and near Ml. Vernon, Scoten
Irish township, Rowan county. The
lands have been divided into three tracts,
as follows :
No. 1. Containing 49 acre?, more or
less?, including the Krider Homestead,
Flouring Mill, Saw 31 ill, Cotton Cm
house, ice. Splendid water power.
No. 2. Adjoining No. 1, containing 11
8"-100 acres, more or less. No improve
ments No. 3. Adjoining No. 1, containing
113 acres, more or less, on whieh is store
liood?, Jloit-rv, Corse Is, Glove. ';, '..,.,.
Ciirju t-:, Ciirtidns. ie., kc. '
!Atur. ofitiijuiry rro:a;.t!y answerr.'; Wnj.
j.U-s chrrfa!!y. .iM.t. V.'hcn v. riiin- ipa)
jiK's our patrons will please he t!tinitc as to
the.kiml of irotvl i"fsired. hiUHint uiun
tion cum then be given their orders.
(Except Furniture riad C'roefci r .)
On all cash of ?.".00 and over we will Mirtr'f
roods Tree -to nee.rtst Kxpress ofHcc or. uuilro;i4
Uitioii. - - .
W. E & P.. S. Tr.cVer & Cp. '
Mention the Watrhman when yoiruiite.
Jewelry For Wfei it is Wtri
"If wevjth't niakr fn m lo to 100 per -'.ce.iU on
,.'(-velr we iloii't st 11 "
lo ou know dun 1 1: Is hns lor.fr lM'rn,i.ri-1 Mil ie
a cibin'ia wnli i. arly all Jeuelci? ;i Uiev ,u,,'j'
ilmille their iiionyy It 1h eon.-M. ie.1 ;,j','t;
liwrul." .Vw ay wnli suea old f.j.v l as. I
la ihe "ipiU-l; siles inli:i:!ll pioiii" fl
' ! is huMii' s. ;ui(! shitll alwajs sii.'-K t' it.-., ( i xn'
f.ll f t he jOe.Us a:.ii prlees quoted IvluW Willi th-re
Of ot h ir iW iil' i It mkI see for yourself.
1 have : i t received an Olea ill line of thortip.
brat'ed li liHKK W'A'i Cil KS -l!) hn'.h lull, s' ,,,!
liis' s, .- .-. piht. silver aud l!ek. l.dli et In i;: in--l.ielory
j.t'faitloii. hlo. Wint ln iu tla:.K -it T
1- .iili'iilly eajr.ived solid UK l.iiUe'p'-l Watt-It !,'t
Hi. r-icul.ii- pi lee or whteii is , rimv r -iin m
A tst a eoniplet e "line of 1 ulies' pohl wat-li- irtna-'
f JO to fl'io. Very 1 irre :isso; tment of i,i.-'
lilied and Kllver Wai.-his at prlees tli il j j
asi'.uilsh j"oti. '('li' iiui.-er Mlvetine Wat.-U, i;..
wlnilKi'. wliii Kim n. WaUhi.ia, l!at:ipl' er
noli i.e'vi ne ills at- J -. Hsu ijlv sells n.r . San
IIUUSU, raiu.ii. uweiini, ivo., i i.ii, .ut.voi , (. 1 eaa Sell :l l'110r I K fjol.l tilled W.lleii, W;ir.
Wilkesboro road, Luckey's line and i rsmtet for t went yeais, with a full - jeweled
n,,,...,. ,....,r.'.. I Elelk. V. a'lli.i.i or liny A'i rilnui lemjii.ei.t dt-
I OUlia c.ti.K. - ! Kired of sti:it: .r rr de lorf .'fi, r. ecuah Ji.i u;io ii i
Also, at same time and - place? 1 in- . have any w.-.n-u, you want au.i can sa.e j-n -.5
shin GO-saw cotton trin, 1 Cotton press. i l",1' u,,,t;. .
,A v . , ' iii I. ee-' Jli.e of (je-ts'ellMNs in va'tH. st e
iKUMS: One third cash, balance in q. u... ,.,.., s ci,.,rnis. .-M-arf PltH. M..t--eiual
install n icnts at G, 1- and IS months, and I'laln .eld Kln-i, and all oiin r Hn is of nrt
t,,,,,! -it S oer cent on -di ferred oav- ' H;-.--5 1;" Is. fufi I ui t -ms. ' '..liar Huttons.e.. W.
lllUlLSl ai ft pel Ctni. m- UlUUl lM ;A td.-clino (,f JxU KS-frola loe.-i.ts u-... i,.;.ti
meats. Jitle reserved till purchase .niu-e.i i i m iu mths. . Will sell tUwn'in veeBiy-
money is all paid. 1'lats and descriptions 1,1;'ll,;pl,',nV;- . ,. ,
.- 1 . . , .,. r ' , . .. All 1 ask I i a ell meo. 1 h i ve no rent nor rdfrV-i
may be seen at t lie ol.ico ot my attoi ncj , t) -,- s 0 m ,.-e lliy cv.oiLcrs t'.ie Wu-vx . u
Theo F. Klutiz. -sr. per e---.l. -
September 17, 1S01. Tiuuevl;,-you for past favors. I naln.ymirs n-
K il. v ILIA , S. A. L. JOHNSON.
Adiu'r and Com r. Main vireot, owostf I'esiontee".
minded people of this country will ac
cept misrepresentation, viiiih'catiou,
abuse and vile slander iu preference to
feason, argument, justice and truth?
Finally, permit me to say, that how
ever much Iniav be traducid and
slandered, I will not be swerveil from
my devotion to the. people and their
cause, but I intend to stand-by" them
faithfully, firmly ami fearlessly to the
end without ieganl to attachinents or
antipathies, or consequences to myself,
(Xfj-sonul or otlu rwis'.
Kesi.ee . fully, L. L. Polk.
required by the banks to nay from 6 to 8
per cent, intercut Jor it. barely no fur
ther evidence is needed in this ease.
Section 34 (5152), page 14, gives
the Secretary of the Treasury power to
designate such banks as he may choose
as United States depositories. In
answer to a resolution of Congress,
December 10, 1S00 he giyes the names
of one hundred and eighty-eight as
"general depositories'" which the gov
ernment uses in collecting the taxes
and settling accounts, and u'fteen as
"surplus," which receive ihrmy and
hold it until called for, with the under-
The entire land-tenure of the nation
must be changed, f'r it nt, the mort
gage companies will iiualiy own the
iaud and the iarmeis wiil be tenants,
like in Great Uritian and lreiand.
Knights of Labor.
Not one single county or sub-Alliance
in Kansas has repudiated the
Cincinnati conference, the lying demo-
republican press and little country edi
tors to the contrary notwithstanding.
We are attempting to do about a
half more business than we did twenty
years ago with the same amount ol
money. Hence your farm and its pro
ducts are two-thirds their former value.
The Common people.
The political bosses and their tools
who have for wont In, maneuvered to
disorganize the Alliance, can now con
sole each other as best they o.an. It s
their funeral, not that of the Alliance.
It strikes us that for an organization
thud, is iroing to the dogs, as the old
party papers claim, they Farmers1 Alii
ante m the boiilh is maUiug a oeai
trouble for the democracy in
Southern Leirislatuies. Edward
When Jthe negro slave was sold, he
was sold to some one having at- the
very least a property interest in him.
When a farmer is sold out he is cist
out on the street. Flutes are worse
than slave holders and tliey were bad
enough. Knights of Labor.
There are said to be over 1,' 00,000
men in the United States who cannot
get employment at any price. At the
same time there are twenty thousand
pauper emigrants being landed on our
shores every, week, and this is how our
laws protect our laboring men. iiiuus
The millionaires aided by their ' pla
tant tools in Congress, have, obtained
a hold on the currency of this count ry
and when they wfll it, contraction
steps forth and the farmers are forced
to sell their products at starvation
prices. Shall this always be? Pio
neer Ex pom nt.
A gang of bums and tricksters from
the cftieswith a few local politicians
from. the towns meet together at some
place vippoinied -by the party ring lead
ers, elect delegates to the State and
county conventions, ami call their
meeting a party caucus. This-is pop
ular representation? with both feet.
Farmers' Weekly. .
Y4i..:.r S1 lo oer bushel and the oc-
fmwtin.i nf tliH fab. Illlt V editor
Alliance organizer is gone, exclaims
i ust as well do without.
js in New Y
the voting strength of which are
this time doubt fu!, and if these fac
tions should unite with the farmer and
labor organizations in the support of
Lieut. Governor Jones as an independ
ent candidate, which is by no means
among the impossibilities although it
is said that Mr. Jones has refused the
use of his name, the movement might
prove a formidable one. Jones is not
the sorehead crank some people profess
him to be.
TlIK father of the Chicago g.rl who
h is been a participant in several more
or less scandalous lore affairs, two se
cret marriages and the same number of
divorces before she is out of her teens
might be excused for referring to him
self as the "daddy of a matrimonial
cyclones" and the fellow now filling a
husband's engagement to this girl will
prob ibiy soon w ish that he had her
securely locked up in u refrigerator.
KAISEIi WiLiiMbM will save-himself
much future mortiiication it! he' -can
prevail upon his anti-Queen .Victoria
to edit all of his public speeches, as
those he recently made in England,
which she insisted upon editing, are
about t he only ones he has made since
he became emperor that he did not ii; d '
it necessary to afterwards modify..
. The Tennessee legislature appeared
to have lacked the nerve to do what it
was called together to do abolish the
convict lease system, which is a blot
upon the good name of the State.
When Baby was eicfc, wo pare her Castoria.
When she was a Chill, she cried for Castoria
ftTien she became Miss, she ctung to Castoria.
When sbo had Children, she gadthem Castoria
J"- ""Vx E3 CZ) iD ' ,
"Will Imvo-sonv.'thin to Udl ymi
in lli is
W K'.i; v, Ihiit vou
FOUNDED IN 18S4 by the present execotlT 27 YEARS of continuous and fincresafnl mans?
r ment Increased annual attendance Now occupying four bnlldlnps-Stands unrivaled fn
facilities for edne&ting YOITNO MKN AMI) WOMEN for encceee in life. - In deciding upon
school forthoirehildrwi. DADTNTfi fthnnld nr-nd thm to THK 1JEST. becftn it !?. 11
may reonire the expenditure of a few dollare more at first, bntlt will prove the cheapest in thr cr.fl
CHE mP tnition ia very dear, becaose it means cbean teachers, cheap surroundings, inferior fsnl
itiert. and offers WO opoortunities for eecorine POSITIOSJS for its pupils and pradnatri.
Thia Institution, owing to itaKICH standard of excellence, has piaced in deairable positions nore
vouni? men and vromm from MarvTand. Virginia. North ('ju-olina. South Carolina ana Georgia. '.lia
all similar institutions combined. Catalogue and particulars mailed on application. .
"Address, W. H. SADLER, President, and Poonder; or p. A. SADLER, Secretary,
BUSINESS COLLEGE, 0,8, IO& 12 M.Charles St.. BALTIMORE. MO.
MvaUoa'i..if i. ;iU. liiiiuit wlit.-n wrlo.
I 9 1 1 j
liifora 8'--Ybur iarse!.
liring it alon;': the moie tiro- merrier We are prei'ai
HIGIIEU TRICES for SNOW W I UK CUKED than any oih-r
l'l"eiihts are ciiean. a mere trli'e ulivn increased orices are taken illio
Our railroad facilities are good. Send your tobacco to Oxford, N. "."
get good prices and ijiiiek returns. Buyers for a!! clasps aud from eejy
of the world are lottitcd in Oxford. You will find us. . . -
ALL BUSINESS AND NO PREJUDICE.
Hunt, Cooper S: Co., Meadows .Warehouse
liitllock ilitchell, Ihuiuer Warehouse.
Cozart. lingers & Co., Centre Warehouse,
l. V, Minor ,k Co., Minor Wareliouse,
11. F. Knott, Manager Alliance Wan rrouse,
L. (. Currin, Unyer,
O. S. Smoot, IJjiyer.
Wanted: Store-room inbusinesB part
of city, suitable for carrying on a .small
mercantile business. Apply at this office.
11 and 13 Commerce St.,
Not much. Had it not been for the ; 0wne( an( controlled by Alliaiiceineii
ucalaiiiityM editors farni'.-rs would h:ve j for handling produce,
.j. m. . urrin, liuver,
W. C. Heed, Buyer,
Wilkinson Bros,, Bn rs.
Meadows ivv Yancey, Buyers,
1). S. Osborn, Buyer,
F. O. Bransford, Buyer,
J. I). Bullock, Buyer,
.John .Webl), Buer,
W. A. B(djlitt, Buyer.
C. F. Kingsbury, Bjer,
B. Glenn, Buyer.
Beware of -imitations. Buy only the. on
genuine fixed' wire
sold their wheat at the same old price
and the speculators would have reaped
the benefit ot the advance as in former
The Farmers.' eckiy.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Costpriai
COTTON A SPECIALTY.
Don't .sell before writing for par
P. O. Box 212.
J. J. ROGERS, Mgr.
lanu lac tried by
Modern Tobacco Barn Co.,
AGENT? WANTED !
X.cntlon the W atchm m ..minjou mHc-.