t . ' I i in ! I ! .
J.L.RA:i5BY. " Editor and Prop.
TP-iS STRICTLY CASH.
jVh-ue the fariiWs haven-i ail ' pred 'himself .pposed Ip it,and ,thatj WAKM-.X. JtH
;ood man v "honest. r:iti iohc farmer. Wi7w, setil;g fcrlh hislgec- ; ' ;Sa
w'auxeiiv citor KULiii-mxi
The Watcuman is organ of the Alli-1
.-.Jein the; otb and ?W Uougressioiiu
-Districts. . 1 l- "' - " ' ;
The Watchman has 50 per cent tire
cii tmlation th?n any paper iuhhshed in
Salisbury.- " .
,Enten;d asseepadelaH3 bail at Salisbury, N. C.
THURSDAY. OCT. C, IB02.
Til ere seem to be a good deal, of
Frick-tioh irp about Homestead.
f A fto'jtiag vote usually requires an
.anchor of hard cash to hold it steady.
j-o-olwl iirw.n to Lob ui when
the other f Hows yuil "the idling.
Thev ale still hurrahing for the V great
Inainy men who have "run the conn
try" Tor the past twenty-five year.'!
And they are praised a:'-" compliment
ed, and fed hard boiled molas,- aud
held up a modehs of of industry and
The campaign in Kentucky is mov
ing aloDg all right. It has reached the
ree barbecue -stage. "'
ItAlE ybur own supplies. It is the
only chanee. . Buy nothing you can
efc along without. ,
Col, Harry Skinner will address Per-
'quiniMiis county Alliance it Dimwits'
Neck on the 18th. .
W; do not hear so muck about over
.rrtrl.if.ioii nk f did: It would be
hard work to nmke tiie man whosleeps
in a f raw stack believe that he is suf
fering from an over-production of cosy
towages, spring beds, woo!-inattre.-ses
and niotiair blankets. The. man who
is hungry does not think he is suffer
ing from over-prod ucl ion of In ef, pota
toes and bread. The man who is freez
ing does not think he is buffering from
toy much coal and too many flannel
undershirts and beaver Jiuits.
SOHTHINGJTO THINK ABOUT
A correspondent of the' ' People s
Journal, of Pickens, S. C, gives the
followincr ideas and-advice about the
situation in the North at present :
Are you aware of the fact that we
have one of -the shortest crops ever
raised? And with the low prices will
have less money. Men will buy corn
who nrohablv never boucrht' anv. and
It is reported that Col. Ji:n Cook, of ni:inv wjl sell less than ever before.
the Concord Standard cpn templates a Will fre not -have to water our whis
trip around the world in'the year 1900. key and coffee pretty heavy ? Drop off
ii- j i :.. x
a iftw.uogs, ami ju xact uo moie Jigu.
. i ii -
MavorWUI X CW. of MoMcsvilln. Saving in more pi aces uian w ag evei
Miiiinii.I rt V I (rnrul will irrnw
. 1 I 1 m 1 j i I ia vi t m. v-av-v f D
lias never oren pimsen wnce .uoroeu .t 0f thisis I believe Providence
whipped. Sullivan, at New Orleans. 8ends the fhort crops to force the ieo-
Mayor Coley and Sullivan were bosom pie to do more hard thinking, since it
'friMtiriY li ' is taught that a man can do more hard
study on an empty stomacue this
NTnr that 'TiUtftnunt' PrV uVul'l thing has'beefl coming on for several
.party have returned safely from the ice W t" "VW-
r . ,, , ., , , ., ejections suyw.
legiouH, vvoutuii t n ue a goou mea 10 We must make the State and JNa
stop the-Arctic expedition foolishness? tion touch our nurses much more li"ht
- . . -
ly. N e must iielp ourselves a grea
deal too. , It seems at the prtsen
-? " scludule We will have to ?o back to the
campaign, ,a lien home-made wool hat. that will la
that will lay every day will be ja big Uhree to h've years; home-made cloth
thing. Who can invent one? ing and shoes, to -dode ..the , tariff
Come out men, with your advice sti
JThis country will never 'be asi ' UP )ourcleel.t thoughts and tell us,
nuuiuau a.T lb mi "lib until e II a 1 1 U If I i ; a , 1 i 1 1 I
jp ,,.,... t . .: i ..i. , . J - . j
i uuuyciifciuus learn to snoot fastest.
two-handed, and use a big pistol tor a
demands of the
IWIi.i rw . -------
larniers; Part of his letter is -.puLIi.-li-d
in iinother column of this pt'per.
Mr. Oates Fays 4 hat the Vub-trei-sury
plan is unconstitutional. -
WAniiia like to a-k Mr. Oat is a
few questions on constitutional mat
ters: Is it constitutional for the
government to levy a tax on the clothes,
food and implements of. farmers' in or
der to protect and enrich the manu
facturers of New England? Is it not
that' class legish.tiou? Isjt constitu
tional for the government to take or
deposit bout's held by a National bank
and issue it money at one per cent in
terest? Is it constitutional for the
Government to build, school houses ut
every cross-road in the country ? Is it
constitutional f '-r the government to
4rmii hit-P-M s?iinis of money in banks
without charging interest?
If thess things -are' constitutional,
why islt not cousiitutional for the gov
ernment to issue money to larmers
with their products as security?
There is lust.as mucli sense in len i-
ing money io farmers at one per cent,
s any other clasp, and t Here is niucii
more -Justice in it than in rtqtnringia.
certaiu per cent, ot everything farnieis
buy. to gd mto the private pockets oi
manufacturers. If a scheme to benetit
manufacturera is constitutional, why is
v scheme to benefit faimers uncon.xti-
The manufacturers have had the
favor of the govern nient now for half
a century, and it is about time for a
Onerof the tilings the government
must do, constitution or no constitu
tion, it must either wipe away the tar
iff and other statutes which oppress the
farmers, or provide some relief for
them such as the sub-treasury plan
Now that eggs are used in arau-
meiits during the
Repot t$ from S3 counties indicate a
good outlook.; A majority of the can
didates have ripened very early Many
of them were thought to be sl grteu
that trpAt AVOiil.l..fje sure to, get ihehr.
But lhank the U&rd, all danger is over.
Frost lias det enniiied to stay away un
til after the election.
'Possums are liovv heiiig fed to can
didates in tire Western district, Ltaiu-
fall-4 inches. New brandy abundant.
It is hid Out so the revenue men can't
get a smell. r Candidates active and no
danger from early frost. One tf the
. . . ... .-i t .1
candidates .called anotiier a liar llie
other day.' , The crowd said that was a
ehestnut. . that all candidates were
Sixtv-four postal cird reports, from
the riedmont U;stnct indicate no.
rainfall, 'out candidates are billing in
the estimaTioti of the public. There
are four candidates to cnery voter now,
and more will be brought out. Snakes
are going into their dens and camp-
meetings will soon be over
.; The (Centra) Uistrict has been show-
erv. I:Ue,cauaiilales cannot get any
body t(k hear theiv siik;, . They club
uw.aiid listen to each other discuss the
. ' i i i ' i i'i j i . rti:
orce mil ana tne rarm racicef. -men
they form clubs and swear they will
vole for the g. o. p., the d. o. p., or the
o. p. or bust, which means that thev
ue looking for a sott place to ial
when the thing is over.
Many reports have come from the
East dieephead are biting well, ant
rattlesnakes are plentiful.- Peanuts
THE SAME SOIIG; ;
i, a ii : k..-
I, - , ii i i ,1 iui rt jeai oi imu mu iiii.iuue u.ia
jAIIOR itrnrlii.fi nil wa'.IiI. naf lU, - J -
w f vm V.J MVUIHl. TLII C ii UOt; Ii "Ii " i i' l-" '
Willi il.iL- n.,n ,Ii..f..l-.i . .I,..-:!,.,
-iv viv " wi a viiii Viltlatc lis UIS111UU
t ioii a,nd share largely ; and this is the.
No other agency has done so much in
reason of the poverty of those who do , , , -mi
i Oi i i ,i , already been visible.
For se'eral months the Alliances
BUT finally the farmer becam H. ai,a LUe,r orS:ins nuve cnea 0111 v,Sor-
cou'eerted. What an absurd thing for OUly , agilinst bloody silirt Politics-
him to do after jdl that had been done "me ! -U1 luem wei,t w " 5ts- lo y
for him! How ungrateful to the fel- that no campaign orator could expect
lows who had taken the job of un .Un audience irinat racket ; was, raised
mug the country" off his hands' iespne an tnai in is campaign
- I 1- I i IT l 1
uas oeen one oi tne diruesi ever seen.
The tram grand the millionaire are ejy nlis ,jeen said on issues.
thy SiameVe twins of perverted indus-1 Hired carxip.dgn or.dors have .belched
trial conditions. The longer thev out the most absurd and mean section
al slanders. When you cast your vote
I see that it is not for men nor parties
that try to retain -or get power upon
the dead memories ot the past.
grow together the more painful the
.seperating surgery, which alone can
restore peace between themr
The merchants and professional men
of the country jvre too much at the
mercy of organized capital to eveu pro
test against existing evils but most of
.them will fall into line whenever they
.become convinced that the farmers
will stand together.
A Wirunun ,.1 1 I - i
mvmx.u ui &Leais, large in tne a
gregate, have been discovered in N
braskii. The State Government there
. seems to be yery rotten. The State
officers, in some instances, have char
ed supplies, bought for penitentiary,
and other concerns, at twice what was
The fellows who are "running the
country'? had got used to that sort of
thing. They thought it would always
he so. They came to look. on the farm
er as sn inrioeent,.credulous individual
who had no rights except ta produce
ail lie could, take what they were will
nig to give, him for his crops, and pay
As . long as the farmer attended
ftnciiy to ins plowing, he was the
'honest, patriotic farmer," but so scion
as he got. discontented, and liejjau t
intHfere in political affairs, he became
'a "Si ?1 fari'iim." o :.. r i.
-i 1. 1 cuuiatur, a ca-
lamnity howler," "disgruntled, offite
s-eker, an "itgitator," a "crank,
nii.atic," a "fiat moi ey lunatic,'
AN INCOME TAX.
A graduated income tax is a peculiar
v lair tax.
Under it the man who profits most
most by the favorable conditions main
iiined in the republic will pay mo4 of
he republic's support.
Under it the taxes will be placed
where it will be most easily borne
Unlike other taxes it falls upon result:
achieved, laying no embarrassmen
upon' the endeaver.
Under it profits will be taxed and.
wages extmjit; busiiie.-s enterprise will
be free to earn and will make its con
tribution to the public revenues only
Out of its surplus earnings.
Under it wtalth will no longer es
cape while .poverty is made to pay.
' ; Under it prospertj will : be invited
where it is How discouraged.
No plan so equitable has ever been
devised for riiising necessary revenues.
W hy should not the present Congress
have levied; such a tax as a part of the
reform work it had been commissioned
to do? A. Y. World. (Dan.)
Correspondence oi tne Watcninan.
Washikgton, Oct. "1. Uncle S un
nrooosesto excel everything previously
attempted" in the same line by his ex
hibit at the World s lair, this is only
natural when it "is remembered that
liis exhibits are lobe housed in $1UO,000
building at Chicago, whereas the builu-
inn erected for his use at the centen
nial exDositioii olily cost $8U,t)0U. A
rive times more cosily building wascer
tailv incentive calcuh.tedMo producs
an exhibit five times better, from even
point -of view, .than was shown at Phi!
i i i
ideiphia, and present indications are
hat it will do it. Already La mi gross lias
appropriated $708,250, exclu.-ive of the
juildmg, to. pay tor I the goverunieii
exhibit, aud it is ejxpecttti that tin
amount will be considerably mcreusci
at the coming session.
E ich of-the Executive department
ire preparing separate .cxhibiis. tin-
iuo eiaouraie -ana .most ., u.-eitu oi
which will probably that oLthc agri
culture department, wjiich h.id been uV
otted cloO,0!DO ui the nioie-y ajiproprjr
ated. This department wdl spread he
fore the visitors to the fair a. miniature
United States, showing the products ot
of every section, lnulunmg tiie god
things as well as the bad. things, ami
for the special benefit of foreign visii-
ors tne system oi meat inspection win
be fully shown. The Smithsonian In
stitution will also be allowed to, spend
$150,000 upon its extensive and instruc
tive exhibit, much ot which is already
completed. Ditto the Fish Commis
sion. Ihese will be the-most extensne
exhibits but the War and Navy De
partments, which are given 140,000
each, will not be far behind them. Tne
rest of the departmental exhibits will
be somewhat smaller, but they will in
every case be as complete as it is posi-
purlins ix Y(jbi iPii'ii.
lain Faetg and Sharp, Pithy Sajiiij
.' from Iteforni Papers .
If a political party does not serve
he interests of the people.it should be
smothered. Farmers Voice.
Thn democratic lloiue defeated the
fjref- coin age bill and passed fifty-seven
rivate peiision b:l!s.the same day.
This must be a peaceful revolution,
is a revolution of bloodshed has always
been thp negation of hope to the poor.
Are not the mines of the west as
woithy of the fostering care of the
gener.il g vernment as the looms f
the east? Ihe Ctiluaope. S
Gen. Weaver went down into Geor
gia and they rotten egged him. Hot-
ten ecfiis are-a strong but after all a
weak argument. Farmers Voice.
people hike jnslice into their
ds. Xeic Forum, St. Louis.
ire nearly-ripe, ami tne nayseeaer
sowing his crop of -wild oats and re
is last as he can
Candidates are too numerous for, tne
asture. They are feeding them on
imported turtle soup, which comes in
free oi tariff, and is laddled out to
those who are trying to die with the
force bill cramp colic. Ihe tire coin
age of silver has not struck that coun
try yet. They are sliil trying to find
uut whether the war is owr or under.
1 see by the papers that General
Weaver was ejjged in Georgia. That
seems to Le a new issue. I suppose
the party that gets the oldest eg,;s will
win. i his thing wul keep on until
some of thun will be swinging Shang
hai roosters around to knock out opo
iitMits. One of my neighbors slid he
was tor the party- that h.al the real
chickens to tight with .Rotten eggs
are uncertain. It is- not believed by
many of we hay seeders that much re
lief. w ill bo given by a party that
throws nothing but. rotten egs. True
a .speech on the'turiff or the loice bill
is about as. nasty, and the breath of
sojUie of the speakers, is us stale as eggs
ever et. 15 u t till- egg; canipaigii is
i J a
acW to ine Jiui 01 Us. it one time
ifipeeied to vote the D mocrai ic
jlt;kvt this year, but- t his egg-campaiu
has been sninng ni tire conntrv. v iih
In the United States theie are forty-
four pi-ople in every hundred who are
uimaged in agriculture, as compired
with ultv-six ,n Canada, seven m
England forfv-eight in Fronte and
seventeen in Germany. Leadeille Star.
The silver republicans of Colorado
who were betrayed both at Mmneupo
lis and Pueblo will quietly but firmly
insert the, r knives beneath the httl
rib of fhe Harrison electoral ticket..
Lead ci lie Times.
The history of this country does not
contain an instance wherein, the farm
ers were arrayed on the wrong side of
a political question. Leadtille Star.
An Oklahoma editor writes: "The
wind bloweth, the farmer soweth, the
subscriber oweth, and the Lord know-J
eth that we are in need of our dues."
Perhaps there is a hell hereafter
But the hell which the partisan politi
cian raiseth and the hell which the av
erage voter playeth with own interests.
are they not sufficient! Vnula Jour
nal. It is useless to try aud convince r
man that it is to his interest to vot
for a candidate who has in public and
iu private shown. that he was owned
body and soul by the enemv. Alabama
If llie Pink' rton'sdi not go tollnni-
sle.al So kll. Wliv were they armed? If
hey w ti t t here Ink il l, W hy are they
not guilty of .nurder? If they are guilty.
hv are the men who hired the in not
qually guiltv? Arrest every mother's
sou of them and execute the lawyir let us
s wea r w e h a ve n o I a w .w r t h n i e n t i n i 1 1 g
The forcj bill is th' pet theory oF
the easjern dvmocrats and republicans
to keenthe South solid heuce vote.-i.
for the money power. It won't woik.
Gentiemn; the south west and north-r
west are all opposed to it and these
.-actions having formed an alliance will
never permit it to become a law, but cn
the contrary will burv Cleveland and
Harrison and tjie iorce bill in a common
grave. Southern Mercury.
When public sentiment calls for
any measure in tones so loud that
there is no mistaking which is the
popular side then .the republican and
democratic congressmen ; may
always be expected to ct ; as is reeu
by the scurrying to and fro" in the
House to introduce bills' for the
suppression of the Piukertou thugs.
This rule, howev-r. does not dndd
good where -bribe money comes in to
play, as is the case in the demand for
an increase of currenc'v; or the
opening of The Cherokee Strip, public
sentiment is then trampled upon.
Polk County, (Mo.,) Farmer.
Stetson Hats for k 9
If the banker may use the pnb!i
nnmev without paving any interest
why not the farmer, the mechanic,
the builder, the state, countv, town
ship ami city be permitted lo use it by
paying interest ? 1 he Lall.anpe.
Twenty-two fhotisand dollars' a day
1 hat is what it costs Fen nsvl vatnu ti
keep the -Homestead workers fronu-arn-
ing bread for their families. How
long will ihe taxpayers stand it? Kin-
Let 1 1 s shoot our !;;! lo's fast and
with pnei-i-Mi at the Carnegie, prick
.1 1)' .i. ..j - ' 'I I il
ami iineiion vi;i;;ins. lnis is tne
3,000 pairs new sam
ple Shoes and 1,000 new
sample flats juat arrived
When Baby was sick, rre gare her Castoria.
When she was a Child, she cried for Castoria
ATien she became Miss, she clung to Castoria.
Wten she had Cliildren, nhc gae thom Castoria
Near Stand pipe, Opposite Julian k Co.
Th t Watch, clock or piece of jnvt.rv
which you have laid away a iist!vs
can be repaired ami .made as MJ .)S
new by ' .
ft,,, V-Vmi Lj i-i. -
fllete is in ncii' room iir ihrnbt as to re-
ieTffom the -gg brigade. With, a
Iftindrvd and til'tv majority in the
lotl-e and plenty 'uf rollen eggs out
rtfrt-v' might-relievo soun: ol the. bnr-
deus with which the Republican parl
ias .-addled the country, but hop gets
mighty, weak. 1 hey mighr be .b!e to
ketjptiie force liiiits at. at a s;i!e di-
6, ... ii i
ance, they inigiit not. I ernaps tliey
could reduce the taiili on wijuI asni
rotten eggs in the sugar, and
make It some Clieaper, out l leel Ullle
ibout it They could t brow enough
rotten ggs into the f ice coinage of sp
it be on a part v. but it
bleito make them in the time at flu
disposal of those engaged in the work
of preparing them. A good n attired
rivalry ex hists among omcials to outdo
each other in this work.
Among the nntions which.have for
mally accepted the lvitation of the Gov
ernment to send vessels to participate
in the great International Naval lie-
view to b'3 held, in New York harbor
and in Hampton Itolid, in April next,
in connection with the opening of the
orld s r air, are Great Britain, Ger
many, France, Russia, and Italy. Just
how big this affair will be will depend
iargely upou the view that: Longres-
will take of it whii an appropriation
is" asked for to defray its expenses.
llie small appropriation made at the
last session was merely tor preliminary
K-'p'ublic ti i ; President und Senate,
1 1 1 u
y which t
!e.-troy tlie enemy of fi'-e
Adair County Farmer.
Now, voters of Aipeiiea, There arc
numerous plat I't'.ruis In foi e you. l'u!
your mind and
home love into t l:t
vote your ho
p 1 11 1 y T .
oi pootiie or i- sm-iii. L a tzai.
il.'l'V thousands of , -business U!CU
are learning that poor cows do jlioJ
give much 1:1 i lie, and as he producers
-.2. vi 4 r-r
Cures all Funulo Complaints una iioniniy
irregularity, LcvioorrhaacrV. Jiitcs, Pamin
Back or Sides, strengthens the feeblo, builda
up the whole systcnu It Las'cured tboiuanda
Bnd will euro you. Drugr;ist3 -havo it. Send
Btamp for book.
DiL J. V. BKOSG0CW 4 CO., IcshvKIs, St.
Having graduated at 4 lie host h-Iscm.Ts
for watch uiakers in America, we uo
hot hrsit :te to offer a h.a.dsonie
Gold Watch M
le.u t and sou! aii;
intei pretai ion and
est iHiivii-tuiii, regardless
I lavif-er (iii-nitt"! simihihj
ta IV ! (ii'iiu'.iii Mil. (.!, .ci' -I.
in- i lniiiis :;jiiiit ?:u l i ?
tii-d tc jT'v-'i'i.t l!i ia !';ir
t!;i- 20r!i duv of Julv. ! -c'
if ilt'vl ill l:t r of th- ir !'i-c.;v
iin!cLt''d to r-.ai ! c.-l.itc-.nv o
lKUiii'iiiau- j:; iacnl J
?t:nt )r il:h!i t'iC
I j L I- I
01 i ne country j urnisn
it 1 1 1' 1
the low n calves Iim v
bet ter feeding.
cows should liave
tl:e milk for
ire milling that
Point to a single "measure pl
ver to make it te on a p-o t v
wouldn't be. sound moiiev, after
ott-en egg treatment. If Clevel Hid is
lected he could sit down on a basket
Pull of roiten eggs and break them, but
in my poor weak state, I cannot assure
lie people that eveu that won id make
he country prosperous, lam willing
o admit that rotten eggs are an effect
ive wtardi on the stump, lor no candi
date can stand their logic, but when our
p rty gets out of sound reasoning, so'id
argument, ami has nothing but, eggs
left, I must confess that 1 feci shaky
about sticking to it. First thing we
common .people know, the leader w il
till their pockets with rotten eg
carry the convent ton their own way,
We wont get nothing but a scent, and
it Won't be on a parity with roses. 1
really don't know egg-aetly what to do
''' ' Yours on t he f ence.
lo.m Sherman:' "You can't
legislate money into a man's - poscket."
And Carnegie fittingly jlJusirairoTlhe
jem.u k by teiting the story of thelaw
TEE "TIMES" HAS CHANGED.
'The Meckjfnlury Times has ceased
to be an Alliance orgn, and is dispos
ed to say hard things about the meas
ores advocated hy the Older. Below
is an editorial that appeared in that
paper April 25th, 1800, in which thel
euitor argues in favor. of the Sub-Treas-ury:
We recently saw in a Washington
paper that according to Col. L. L.
t oik s estimate only forty members of
Correspondence 1 the Watchman.
Mr. It. C. Lentz, one of south Iredell'
best farmers, gathered from one acre of
laud 1,500 pouuds of cotton, as result of
Mr. Bob. Thrash, of Williamsburg, paid
our comrauuny a uying visit last Weuucs
Rev. Juo. Ballard, of Doolie, preached
in jlhe Baptist church here last Sunday
night in the absence of the pastor, who
is Assisting in a revival meeting at Trad
injrFord, llowan county, this week.
Kev. Dr. Wharey preached at Center
church last Sunday morning, after w hich
communion was administered. The pro
tracted meeting which was to be held
there this week yvas postponed until
some lime in this mouth.
Farmers are busy plowing since the
Preparations are bein
y:Twimiuformed hh client 1hat thev HouSftot IPntafiyes are in
. , , . .... f ' ' .. iU"v1" favor of the sub-treasury pan, and of
eoiildn t jhi! Imn for so hght an oi ,llese McCI:unmv is ih(, ' . '
m - - - ' - .. . . . J wua
jei.se. "Uut bed .-ui, sawi the prisoner,
"they have me here now." And a
ymile went rjund ihe board as they
drank anotiier bumper -to "proteejion
to the A f fl e r ican w ork i n g m a n r
, Children Cry for Pitcher's Castonal
Nearly every Congressman has le
ceived letters asking for his
views m re-ard to the suli-treasurv
James B. Weaver.
ogrrcs'OjBcknc j or tao WatcliiaAa. ,
Mr. Editor. I have just Lecn read
ing in a suppk'ieu.t to, m State Chronicle
under the caption of "weaver as a Ty
rant,' some of the statements' sud ccrlifi
cates relative lo General '.Weaver's ud
ministrations at Pulaka, Tenn., during
the lute war.. '1 his the Chronicle calls
lyrany. No doubt these things are put
in their darkest hue; and with that ex
ception they arc very complimentary o
tne man whom the Lliromcle wishes to
defeat. L t us fcc : You will remember
that then he was a general in the Union
array, whose business it was lo bring the
Collin hack into ihe Union: Did he be
tray his trust? I answer no: Did he
not do what he could to accomplish that
w hereunto be was sent? I answer yes.
Now w here is the w roug? It oulv shows
that when the General undertakes any
thing that he does it with ajj his might.
Now he has taken a staud for reform and
fur the -people and w e believe he will go
for it U the ext at of his power. "Hurrah
Ifor Weaver," where couid wc get a better
oy the i urn penneuts two years ago as
in the interest of the people and likeiy
to effect corporations, I hat when the
independents attempted to pass in -the
legislature, the republicans and demo
crats did not combine to defeat. The
Even a Pinkerfon thug sometimes
icks backwards. One of them named
Lelar. has sued his employers for $20,
000 damages on account of iniuries
received from the workiurriieii at
Homestead. Carnegie ought to use
his influence with the president to gel
the man a pension. People s Advocate.
Carnegie wires irom his castle 111
oconanu mat urass snail :riw over
his works iu Pennsylvania before in
1 1 1 " 11 t
win cmpioy union lauot. crear- is
protect iiui! How American labor is
protected against the' competition, of
European paupers J ope La Adtccatt
T. V. Powderly roundly denounces
the governor of Pennsylvania for send
ing State troops to assist capital against
labor in the Homestead riot. It plain
ly shows that our militia is controlled
by Wall street and must go at tire?'
bidding. A revolution is in sight.--Labor
i or l,i !
US ll tuf wo!
i v. AP i" rsoas
&? 1 1 p
to the person who can bring usjyw.itelf
or cloci; wjiicli we are 11 n atleN-uVet air.
Those eves which have Lecji"niii"
you trouble, or causing a 011 pan r
headache, can be properly tit with
glasses which .will emdjar-van o
perfectly, and at a price way below tU
traveling quack or peddler.
Our lino of JEW'ELUY ami SIL-
EtiWAUE is the most c -tuplete ir
Sal sou ry. atches were never so
cheap. We are showing a no -si beiti-
t;i if iue. You will a! way- fiml ns ;ii,
L'Mik f"i" the bh.e!.et id -1 1 1 TTi um.
Stcpin, end we'll tieat you v.-i:t. 'l
Aiway.- o"v,rs Iu4ias",
IT HOT BETTER
To have jvitr fruiting dtvt
The (he t
' . T ' , . , , J manner, even if you havc4o
j pay jnore for it ?
j Well, we do not charge any
I move for our work, ltd guar-
I ha Best and s-vuest treatment on earth
for 1.00. Sola oi:lv r I j
lb S. Colle-e St.
Cliarlotte, N. C
(intccjhc finest work duid m
Salisbury; and as fine irarl
ti our Una. a t cm he dine
RPftWH L Wfid d 1 TI ?f h il & tO. - V "'here. Oitr motto is: -
1 1 1 UViVllAiQl
made for a wheat crop, w hich will be a
Mr. Pat Brawley had the misfortune of i man?
losing his tobacco barn by fire recently, J Suppose I l al been a rebel soldier,
together with a. fine fot of tobacco. The ; Would I not have tried lo kill every
cause of the hre is not fully known. J Yankee within the limits of my power?
Mr. J. H. Tharp left for his home iu It I had not, no doubt these veiy Uemo
north Iredell last Monday,- after a very crats who are breathing out tl reiluings
pleasant stay with us. Mr. Tharp has ' against Mr. Weaver, would have stigma
won many friends by his visit, who ' ' tkjed me as a coward, a traitor, a lory, a
Wish him success iu the future. May he hypocrite and peihais as inauy ofher
come again. epilheis as th y could thiuk ot. And
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Shuford, formerly " now because Gen. Weaver was ou the
of this vicinity, but nowof .Kich Hill. Mo.. 1 other side, and done iust what thev
arrived here last Friday and w ill sneuda ' Wt u'd have me do. thev are trvinf ti
bill, but very few of them have had 1 month" visiting relative and . frieiuU. , I h i.ud him as a tyrant. Every subject
Ihe coun.ge to speak out. Fortv mwi- ir if p 1 1 L a T .eoooeDC". m n.-w two waea.. Uan they suw any where
Um have mt. Lt u.u.ue to his
1 1 - uuujuuuim; scccnu oaooutn in 1
measure nnu only one man Im ex-Aber. : i
Civilization is a nice thing when it
has to be sustained by Pinkerton thugs
and State militia! All hail to cur
law makers! "The conflict is nearing."
The Mountaineer sniffs the battle from
afar and is ready for the fray. Moun
taineer. As the U. S. government is a large
customer of the Carnegie mills, and as
Frick, its manager, has determined to
operate the same with non-union men.
they will be patrons of a scab factory.
Union men, how do you like that.
Plvw and Hammer.
This old world of ours is considera
bly out of plum, 111 a moral way. Ad
am, with the best of influence about
him, had not strength ep.o!ig!i to pre
serve Ins manhood, and from Adam
until to-day, man has been an easy
1 .... 1 j ...... 1 j r
prey 10 vice aim temptation. farmers
i Once and awhile some farmer w ho
has pumped himself full of politics
that h can hold nothing else, declares
that it is utterly useless to attempt to
instruct the producer in advancing
agriculture so thai ho may be able o
grow more and In Iter crop -so long as
1 4. 1 . 1 : 1 1
11 e pi eseui social, pou-ical anu eom
meniul conditions exit: Farmers
We hayc just received a lare lot of one
pound butler moulds, price 2-Vts, also
a large lot of oval and round Bread or
Dou-'h Trays. The celebrated fcwing
Dairy Churns, Cylinder and JJashcr
Churns; all can be suited.
The best assortment of Table and
Pocket Knives, Table aud Tea spoons iu
I he State.
Brass, and Porcelain lined preserving
Kettles, and at such low prices that no
lainily, need be without them.
1 l . 4 ..r T; .v.,-n
A very uii jn a.-soi i mqi i
Puts, Skillets, Ovens and other house
We have the best Cypress Tubs that
are on tire market. Why should yon
throw away -money on an old painted tub
hen a small amount more will get a
Call and see us when you want any
thing in our line.
BKOWN, WEDDING-TON & CO.,
20 East Trade Street,
Charlotte, N. C.
Call on us, looked ourmvh
les, hear our jjriues, and It.
convinced that who I ''ire scuj
is true. V 'cry truly, ,
Watchman Job OfficA
E. B. SPRINGS & C0,
I,o. 14 N.iCoIlerc St.,
Subscribe "t o the
To Mliancem'en and all other
w. .v. i 11, ,t wt arc B"
O t' lil ill! IO O-lV 111 ',
prepared for the Spring-tr;.;e on
' FERTILIZERS. '.
We are Agents for the Ci:arH.!u;
and Fertilizer Co., nnd cfi-K1
prices as well as sell th? oet.
1 1 n 1
in tne Dinte.
Our Fertilizers hfive'ivci
istiletion to all nd wc nn
lullv upio the fctnnd:irl.- '
lai'e business with t! c m
f his sc tioaT.lid w nun! ' - '' ' -.
it. Beniumber that tla- s. 1'7(D ,i
Station gave us the hi' -, -,:l,,L ,.rt ;
...". .. . .1.-1 f
. 1 . i... . 4 1 1 ; , ,
1 nrit-ciaie. vi " " . 1 . ij;
- ti. kt-rp
c '-' 7 ,
jrade on AuinmniatcU
this State-last car.
rite ir prices
Is one of the issues of the campaign
Wo arc in the thickest of the fight with- a lirsH-I " -t,,l1
Silver Dollars ,viil go further in our store for-FA e,:
than anywhere in the country. We also carry a han"-
Hats, Trunks and Umbrellas
-1 11? 1 11 11.. : t-l4--s.no
very -cheap. e unaerseii art eompuuiuio.