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GOLDSBORO, Iff. C, THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1893.
-l CP.K.ON OF THE EDITOR ON THE
ISSUES OF THE DAY.
Thy Democratic governor of New
.! r-cv has appointed Wm. Walter
I'iit-IjH, a former republican con--r.-.-.-iii.in,
anil more recently Mr.
I l;irri.-:on's minister to (Jermany to a
judgeship. How fast the two old
! .allies arc coming together.
It isn't t-ilvei- money; it isn't j taper
money the gold bugs are afraid of
t is more monev, better times for
lip: masse."?, a higher range of prices,
j, .,,!( paying their debts and free-u-j
themselves from interest tdavery,
lightening the burdens of taxation
an 1 transportation charges, that
jr. plutocracy the nightmare.
A few months ago silver coinage
;i. Locates were jeered and laughed
;it v. hen they declared that the sil
. r .jiiestion was an issue and the
in .-t vital and important question
h. fore the American people. How is
it now!"' The I'ritish parliament, the
American senate and congress, the
president and president-elect all
i uiici-de now that silver is the most
important question of all. The
tariff is forgotten. lloeky Mountain
We said but last week that we
did not believe that Tom AVatson
mid Congressman Winn has said that
j if the Democratic party carried out
the Chicago platform that there
would be no need for the People's
jaitv. Col. I'olk used to say (when
ask'-d about statements in the daily
partisui papers) ;wait a week and
hear lb' truth" after a week again
u" i" i the truth. Watson and
U i i it are both out in cards branding
(In publications as untrue. They
siv that the Democratic party will
have to give equal rights and jus
tice to all before there is no need of
(lie Peoples party.
In 181)2 the U. tf. Senate passed a
resolution instructing the committee
on agriculture to investigate and re
port on the causes of agricultural
depression. The report which lias
just been published, referring to the
eotw.n crop says: "There arc causes
I'ov this low price coming from leg
islation now in force, and there are
other causes coming from needful
legislation yet to be enacted." This
is exactly what the Alliance has
claimed and charged from the be
ginning. And if the committee had
gone on to specify the real causes for
depression, the bad laws to be re
pealed and the remedial ones to be
passed, it would have been bound to
have practiced the Alliance doctriue
Mr. Jacob Buttle, Senator from
Nash, is evidently trying to bolster
the Legislature and forestall public
opinion upon the conduct of that
body in the railroad back tax case.
Mere what he says in the Carolinian
Iiu his review of the work of the Leg
islature: "It has been charged by
soiuj that we oppressed the W. & W.
Mailntad Company. I am sure they,
tlie railroad, do not so regard it.
They, the railroad, came forward and
showed ;i most commendable spirit
in ivpect to settling this long vexed
'iiu 4ion.'' This reminds us of how
we u-ei.l to manage our little brother.
We would get to playing and he
would get hurt and begin to cry, and
1 had to do was to pretend we
v iv ii u i t worse than he, and it would
'it once pacify him, and he would
I begin to laugh. This is Mr. Battle's
idea, lie knows the masses are go
lug to cry two years from now, and
he is trying the experiment of pre
tending that there are some who are
saying, "we oppressed the railroad
company." If there are any outside
f 'hose who are directly under the
iutliK iice of the railroad who claim
that it was oppressed, we have got to
''ear from them after now. The
(,,nitdaint comes altogether from the
other side. The "oppression" was
J j "
'"After the decision of the United
States Supreme Court it would have
U,'L a pusilanimous thing if the
'I'loaeutatives had surrendered the
fmiU of that victory. No one ex
pected them to do it." Most assur
edly no one, not even the . railroad
company itself expected them to do
it. It would have been pusilanimous
indeed, and there is rather more pu
Bilanimousness than their ought to
in their surrendering as much of
taat victory a3 they did surrender.
This fake fs too thin, Mr. Battle. If
the members have no harder job in
the future than defending themselves
from oppressing the railroad compa
nJ5 who, according to your own say
8o do not regard themselves oppreiss
fc(l, then they, indeed, may consider
WHAT WILL AMFRiCA RF IN f
Since Columbus discovered the
New World there has not leen in
any country such rapid progress in
wealth and material development as
in the United States during the past
forty years. There has also been no
table evolution of ideas looking to
social reforms. The thought of this
wonderful growth, just as we are
preparing to take its measures by
the biggest exposition the world has
ev er seen, naturally leads to the query
What will America be in 1803?
That is the question the American
Press Association has propounded to
some of the most prominent men and
women of the time, and their an
sweiv, prepared with thoughtful care,
have been arranged for publication
in leading newspapers. We have ar
ranged to publish these answers. The
tirst installment appeared in week's
before last issue. Look out for them
WOMEN IN WYOMING-
Be it resolved by the Legislature
of the State of Wyoming, That the
possessson and exercise of suffrage by
the women in Wyoming for the past
quarter ot a century has wrought no
harm and has done great good in
many ways; that it has birgely aided
in banishing crimes, pauperism and
vice from this State, and chat with
out violent or oppressive legislation;
that it has secured peaceful and or
dely elections, good government and
a remarkable degree of civilization
and public order, and we point with
pride to the fact that nearly twenty
five years of woman suffrage not one
county in Wyoming has a poorhouse,
and our jails are almost empty, and
crime, except that by strangers in
the State, almost unknown, and ta
the remit of experience we urge
every civilized community on the
earth to franchise its women with
Lesobed, I hat an authenticated
copy of these resolutions be forward
ed to the Governor of the State, to
the Legislature of every State and
Territory in the couutry, and to eve
ry legislative body in the world, and
tfhat we request the press throughout
the civilized world to call the atten
tion of their readers to these resolu
tions. Daily Call.
We publish the above by request,
without comment. We will say this,
however, we do rot know that fe
male suffrage in the South would be
best, but we are far from saying that
the fair sex in North Carolina could
not, or would not vote as intelligent
ly as the men do. In fact, if they
did not vote with more intelligence
and more right than many of the
men do, it is about time for the devil
to step in and close his mortgage.
JANUARY 28TH AND APRIL 1 3TH.
On January 28th the gold-bugs
and monopolist up North, who are
masquerading as Democrats, met to
celebrate "Old Hickory" Jackson's
birthday They made speeches prais
ing the old hero, while in their hearts
they hate his pure democracy. In
an editorial we exposed their hy
pocracy at the time. We now see it
announced that thev will celebrate
te birthday of Thomas Jefferson on
April the 13th, which is to-day. The
idea of monopolists and national
bankers celebrating the birthdays of
Democrats like Jefferson and Jack
son, who were bitterly opposed to the
very crimes ihey are to-day cemmit
ting in the name of Democracy! Will
any of the speakers on that occasion
quote and endorse the following:
Shall the currency of the country
be legal tender issued and its volume
controled by the Government, or shall
it be non-legal tender issued and con
trolled by banking corporations ?
Or the following:
The question has been asked, and
ought to be looked at, what is to be
the recourse if loans cannot be ob
tained? There is but one "Cartha
go delenda est." Bank paper must
be suppressed and the circulating me
dium must be restored to the nation
to whom it belongs. It is the only
fund on which they can rely for
loans; it is the only recourse which
can never fail them, and it is an
abundant one for every necessary
purpose. Treasury bills bottomed on
taxes, bearing or not bearing interest,
as may be., found necessary thrown
into circulation will take the place of
much gold and silver which last,
when crowded, will find an efflux
into other countries, and thus keep
the quantity of medium at its saluta
ry level. Let banks continue, if they
please, but let them discount for
cash alone or for treasury notes.
They will not, for they don't be
lieve in such Democracy. But the
bulk of the Democratic South does.
Will such honest men, and there are
over 50,000 of them in North Caro
lina who believe in that kind of pure
Democracy, continue to sacrifice their
principles and follow the eastern
mugwumps and gold-bugs, or will
they join with the people in a fight
for honest government.
The plutocrats are satisfied with
things as they are, the people are
not. If the plutocrats were suffer
ing an extra session of Congress
would be called at once.
The dishonesty and deception
practiced by tin Eastern goldbugs
to prejudice the silver cause is il
lustrated by the following figures
read by VilJard before the New
York chamber of commerce and
sent broadcast to bankers and boards
of trade east and west. Silver js
quoted as a commodity at so much
per ounce. There has been purchased
by the treasury:
(Tinier the Bland act of
1H7H :W,474,7G23oj, 135,4!7
Under the Sherman act of
Totals 1 18,401, i!7 $4.-J2,;i72.!07
Market val. of the lot Jan. 25, "M. "l,4o7,&7
Loss to the government $0,!ilG,(r0
Average yearly loss (more than) 5,000,1)00
The silver purchased by the gov
ernment under the .Bland act was
for coinage, and as there is said to
be only 70 cents worth of silver in a
dollar, the go vein merit made a large
prob't instead of suffering a loss.
When the silver now accumulated in
the treasury is coined the govern
ment will realize at least $50,000,
000 clear profit. Why don't the
goldbugs tell tlie truth?
BAYARD, OF UNITED STATES, AND PAUN
CEFATE, OF ENGLAND.
. THOMAS F. BAYARD,
Ambassador, Court of St. James.
Mr. Bayard has gained the honor
of becoming the first American Am
bassador and has received the mis
sion in London. The nomination is
a recognition of tlui courtesy shown
us by England in promoting' Sir
Julian Pauncefate to the rank of
Ambassador. He was born on the
29th of Oct. 1828: . He was elected to
the U. S. Senate in 1809 from the
State of Delaware. He was a can
didate for the Democratic nomina
tion for the Presidency in 1880 and
again in 1881. He "was defeated
both times by the Jackson Demo
crats in the convention on account of
his pronounced views against green
back and in favor of the national
banking system and a gold standard.
But Cleveland has proven to be no
SIR JULIAN PAUNCEFATE,
British Ambassador to the TJ. S.
Sir Julian is the first Ambassador
who ever was accredited in Washing
ton; as such he will have precedence
above all the other Ministers from
foreign countries. Until now Sig
nor Romero, from Mexico, was the
Dean of the Diplomatic Corps of the
Be it resolved that "free silver
coinage as a cardinal principle of the
party, and that we condemn Mr.
Cleveland's antagonism to it, and
pronounce his hostile attitude and
encroachments upon the right of
congressman to the expression of
their convictions free from presiden
tial intimidation, as at war with the
spirit of democracy and in conflict
with the plrtfoim upon which he
was elected." Democratic Conven
tion, Denver, Col.
The Mother and the Auuty of Monopoly
Mr. Bissell, Mr. Cleveland's Pest
master-General, is the president of
several railroads and monopolies con
nected with the Reading combine.
Anti-monopoly, you know!
Hoke Smith, Secretary of the Inte
rior, is interested in a National bank
and a railroad. Anti-monopoly, you
Air. Ulney, Attorn ey-lienerai, js
attorney for five or six of the biggest
railroad monopolies in the country.
Dan Lamont, Secretary of War, is
president of a street railroad combine
and monopoly in New York city. Oh
it 19 anti-monopoly, you know!
Yes, ye si the incoming administra
tion is Auuty monopoly that is while
it isn't the mother of monopoly it is
the Aunty of all it can cover with its
benign wing. Liberator (Wash.)
According to the partisan Demo
cratic papers a partisan is one who
has strong faith in one of the old
A farmer is a curse to his family
who votes for less money, when he
can't pay his debts and educate his
If you want to find out what is the
matter with this country straighten
up and feel in your pockets and the
mystery will surely be solved.
What will the "disinterested visit
ing statesman" get from the Cleve
land pie counter? Or will the Wil
mington & Weldou railroad have, to
provide for him?
If you want all American farmers
to become paupers, demonetize sil
ver, borrow money at 8 per cent in
terest, give mortgages on homes, and
the thing is done.
A Democrat writes that he thought
we ought not to have said what we
did about Gov. Railroad Carr. If
the Governor didu't say "me too," we
will gladly make the correction. Wrho
will inform us?
Do you remember hearing Jarvis
(that was before he became a "disin
terested visiting statesman,") howl
ing on the stump about the Radical
"gagers?" He won't
say it anv more.
For thirty-two years the Demo
crats have not had a chance, they
say. Then why not call an extra
Session of Congress at once and undo
some of the infamous wrongs com
mitted by the Republican party?
Do you remember Vance's "long,
red-legged grasshopper," which he
used to take around on campaigns in
a bottle? Wonder if the Democrats
will use this mode of warfare in the
next campaign? Or by that time
will they be converted as to the fea
tures of the "infernal" Revenue?
Watch the Federal appointments
that Ransom is manufacturing. He
is laying his plans to be re-elected
United States Senator. In addition
to the Government money voted for
cleaning out creeks, - branches 4nd
mud-holes, the public pap is now to
be used for electioneerinsr schemes.
The partisan Cleveland organs are
now saying that Cleveland must at
tend to the appointments is the rea
son he hasn't time to call an extra ses
sion of Congress. Which is the most
important, to call an extra session to
change the bad laws and give all the
people relief, or to let all the people
suffer while he quenchas the thirst
of hifngrv office-seekers?
Why is it that Cleveland does not
call an extra session of Congress to
repeal "the infamous acts of the Re
publican party" and enact laws in
the "interest of the great common
people?" We understand that the
Congressmen are drawing their $14
a day (now $18 a day since 4,hey vo
ted to increase their pay) and they
pocket this whether they are at work
TOO HARD ON THEM.
(Correspondent The Caucasian.)
Mr. Fditor. You are too hard
on congressmen for increasing their
salary to $6,200. Most of them did
an extra twelve hundred' dollars
worth of lying in the last campaign.
And surely you don't expect them to
work day and night trying to get
their office-seeking constituents
"fixed'' for a, paltry five thousand.
do you. - F. J.
occasions teach new. duties; Time
makes ancient good uncouth.
They must upward still and onward who
would Keep aoreast 01 iratn."
Xew Occasions, a magazine of
politics and economics, will appear
in May. It will be edited by B. F.
Underwood, for many years editor of
the Boston Index and later of the
Open Court, and will be published
by Charles O. Kerr & Company, of
Chicago, who after May first will be
located at 175 Monroe street Arti
cles will appear in early numbers
from Dr. Lewis G. James, Dr. Ed
ward Montgomery, Mr. C. Stani
land Wake, Mr. C. C. Church and
other specialists. The editor and
publishers of New Occasions believe
profoundly in the present need of
reforming the social conditions
which deprive the worker of his just
earnings, and while New Occasions
commits itself to no one panacea, it
will offer a free " platform for all
who have some particular suggestion
to make, and can put it into concise
and forcible form. There are
enough high priced magazines of
social science: New Occasion will
compete with none of these, but will
be offered at ten cents a copy or one
dollar a year, in order to reach the
great mass of thinking farmers and
LETTERS FBOH THE PEOPLE
ABOCT SALARIES OT COSCKRgMMKX.
Tit I'ltUIre-Wc Kmw (M Ihlag
Wauk, Cumberland county N C.
April 1, 189X Editor Caicasiav,
Dear Sir: About a year afro I heard
a prominent Democrat of this (Black
River) Township, say that the salar
ies of Senators and Congress men
beis were too much, that Congress
should at once reduce the salaries to
$2,500 a year. He among the few
of the township roted the so-ealled
Democratic ticket last November.
We wonder what he now thinks of
the Democratic (T) Con press increas
ing their pay $1,200 a year. We
have not yet heard of a single man
expressing himself as regretine vot
ing the fopuhst ticket, they say
they will do it again, but we
have heard of several who voted the
so-called tickets say they will not do
it again, but will vote for Molly and
the baby next time.
W ell, the North Carolina Letrisla-
tute done their sowing in the months
or January and february of this
year, and we fee! sure they will reap
a reward they richly derserve the
latter part of next year.
Most of the people of this section
know a good thing when they see it.
Many have seen The Caucasian and
say it is the best paper in the State.
Several have already subscribed and
many others will With many good
wishes for The Caucasian's future
J. C. Baik.
Howl It Mow?
Oh Mr. Democrats where are we at?
During the campaign of 1892 the
popular song of the Democratic press
was, " We love Grover Cleveland for
the enemies he has made." Will
the Democrats of this year of grace
lyj help to sing that song! Grover
Cleveland has made enemies of the
men who worked hard to elect him.
Grover Cleveland has repudiated
his friends, has proved traitor to
men, politicians who stood true to
J. N. M.
Concord. N. C. Mch. 30, '93.,
1 he Caucasian is the best paper
published in North Carolina accord
ing to my judgment.
W. M. Batemax.
CAN'T SPKIX TURKEY.
A Little one Horse Kditor "Goes Foot" at
a Spelling Match.
Hadleys Mills, N. C, March 29th
1893. Mr. Editor. About the time
that the last legislature convened
the Chatham Record seemed to take
great pleasure in giving publicity to
the false report that 'Mr. A. M. Self,
one of the representatives from
Chatham, could not write his name;
and when a letter containing many
misspelled words and pretending to
have been written by Mr. Self was
published in the Sanford Express,
the Record, apparently with much
eagerness to expose the defects in
spelling, copied it. Recently some
ladies in the town of Pittsboro got
up a "spelling bee" for the benefit of
the Methodist parsonage in which
Mr- A. H. London, editor of the
Record, participated. v When, the
word "turkeys" was given him to
spell he said "t-n-r-k-i-e-s," and of
course was told to retire. I under
stand that arrangements are being
made to have another "bee" soon
and Mr. Self has been sent for to
spell aginst Mr. London. Wagers
are being offered that Mr. Self will
win, but as yet no one has been
found to take the wagers.
From Wire Grass Region of Georgia.
Moultrie, Ga., March 20th 1893.
Mr. Editor. I have seen one copy
of your valuable paper, I like the
manner in which you down the
monopoly, I hope you will have good
success and do much good in the
cause of poor down trodden man.
Mr. editor, please send me one copy
of your valuable paper 6 months.
I am a wire grass boy. but I love to
hear the truth. . I hope that God will
bless yon Mr. editor and help you
to hold torth the truth as it is. , .
fc -J. S, Baldy.
Concord, N. C, March 27th 1893.
The Cabarrus county Alliance will
meet at Mt. Gillead, (instead of at
the court house) on the 10th and 21st
of April (instead of 13 and 14.) . Mr.
Butler will be present to dehvei an
address on the first day- The breth
ren are urged to be present to hear
the address, a good time expected.
J. B. White.
Jno. W. Pratt, Morven, N, C,
says: Yott.print the best paper in
the State. Will send in more names
The time has come - when men with
hearts and brains
Must rise and take the misdirected
Of government, too long left in the
Of tricksters and of thieves. He who
v stands .
And sees the mighty vehicle of State
Hauled through the mire to some ig
noble fate, -And
makes not such bold protest as
Is no American.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
The Dekota Buralist One Year For Sl.OO.
The Dakota Ruralist is one of the
pioneer. Alliance papers of the north
west. -"It is edited by H. L.Loucks,
president of the National Farmers'
Alliance and Industfal Union, with
J. R. Lowe, president of South Da
kota Alliance, as associate editor,
which is a sufficient guarantee that it
will be a stalwart advocate of the Al
We have made . special arrange
ments whereby we will furnish The
Caucasian I and the Ruralist for
$1.75 per year.
A RIGHT TO QU:T WORK.
The htbor world is again Wing
disturbed by a most remarkable de
cision rendered by Judge UkVf, o,
Ohio, ia the cast of the Toledo Ann
Arbor and Michigan railroad cor
poration a&ainst their employ.
A refusal on the part of the
road to giant more pay for ex Ira
work done by tlie employt has pre
cipitated the trouble, 1. M. Ar
thur, Chief Engineer, itir alltgvd
issued aa order to the Brotherhood
of Engineers to refuse to handle
freight on this road. The nun im
mediately quit work, and the rail
road appealed to the court to re-
stiaiu Arthur from isuiug or
deraor in anv wav interfering with
the men in their employ.
Judge Kicks, in obedience to the re
quest of the railroad, ordered Ar
thur into court to show cause why
1 "A f- , I 1 .
m- luieriereu in oenaii 01 the em
ployee. The court held (the most
extraordinary and usurpatory deeis
ion we f ver heard of) that as the
railroads are common carriers used
for public benefit that the railroad
employees are "quasi" public son
ants and cannot quit work wheu
they wish to, in order to force an
adjustment of the difference between
themselves and the corporation. Un
less there is an equitable and satis
factory adjustment, to both side?,
me tuiure noius witnin tne grasp
many serious difficulties of this char
acter which may material Iv affect
the puolic welfare.
As long as railroad corporations
are permitted to place on the bench
their henchmen to interpret the laws
in their favor then the laboring peo
ple need not expect justice.
To deny the employees the right
to quit work when they see fit, is to
take from them their most sacred
privilege, their freedom, their liberty.
This case is without precedent or
parallel. It is revolutionary, and
meant to destroy the rights of the
iucic uevei win ue perpetual
peace between the railroads and the
men who operate them until the
roads are owned and operated by the
Government. This question is a
fruitful one for discussion at this
The action of Judge Kicks only
makes it more necessary for the rail
rsads to be takan out of the control
of combinations. The employees
need not expect justice as long as
the roads are owned by corporations
who dictate who shall preside over
the courts when thair interests are
If the railroad Judge holds that
the men haven't the right to quit
work, he should hold also that the
reads haven't the right to discharge
their men unless they are willing to
surrender their position.
JAMES B. EUSTIS,
Minister to France. .
'James 3. Eustis,. who has been
named as Min;ster to France, was
Mr. White's predecessor asa Senator
from Louisiana, and is a rative of
that State; about p9 year of age and
possesses legal ability of the highest
order. During the Civil War he
served on the Staff of Genenl Joe
Johnson and afterwards resumed his
law practice at New Orleans, He
was a prominet figure during the re
construction era in Louisiana, having
been one of the committee which
came to Washington to confer with
Andrew Johnson on the subject. He
served two terms in theU. S. Senate,
his services expiring in 1891, since
which date he has been engaged in
the practice of his profession. He is
well equipped for his post; is a man
of high culture, is very wealthy,
speaks French fluently and was,. dur
ing his services in the Senate, a very
prominent member of the committee
on Foreign Relations. As 13 well
known he married into the family of
the Washiagton millionaire and phi
Ian troph is t, W. W. Corcoran, but is
now a widower with two grown sons
and one married daughter.
The silver fight in the British
parliament is getting to be red hot,
The bimetallists are mail the politi
cal parties and they threaten to
break or disarrange political lines.
Mr. Harrison and his friends, Roths
child and Sherman, did mort good
than they intended in calling that
Brussels monetary conference.
Oat Aa 04a! tttr.
IlEAtfARTKas, National !str
tki al Lemon or t JS. A.
circular so. 1.
The Legion springis? into f tist-f-nre
in all part of the Union, must
t rr?ruitiog ttiou of tb lrpl
Party. They mut deviw way and
iuranto intrrvnt metulwr so lrvng
ly that nun will fail to attmd -acb
meeting. Have live meatures di-
eued by gocnl spe akers, not permit,
inir leneiliv reeehe onlv fnm those
eeeially invited tooeeupy the even -
uig. Have joint delates on iue -
tions of local and national interest,
make trrial provisions to interest
the young mem)r of the order;
have them furnished music, read e
ays, deliver declamation, recita
tion, enlist recruit, and thu learn
from the tx-ginning the prominent
part they are to take in the work of
4 1 a a
uve me wium ii a lanre Mace iu
the work, in lrovidiir entertain-
lueni, in eviitir way to imiitt up
a fond for earn pa urn work. I tilixe
their service in every way iMmsible,
and eneouraire them to feel that thev
have a Urge hare in the great work.
iMscouratre. anarchist ttcntiment.
disobedience to the law, overriding
the will of the majority, appeal to
lynch law, and invite no xiH-akc r of
that class, mir tolerate wild-eyed fa
naticism a mong the ntemhertt. We
seek, bv peaceful moans, the ballot
auu reiteai 01 oonoxiou law, l lie
1 , m 1 ! .1
end we desire. We mean to win bv
umest means, and will not resort to
bribery, ballot-box ftufuug, false
counts, fraudulent rejection of votes.
ntimidation, or any of the countless
methods used bv the old parties to
accomplish their ends.
Hut we must become ao strong that
we can prevent such terrible crimes
from being perpetrated. Our lack of
organization was fully shown in Kan
sas; there in a State where we polled
oO.OOU votes we were riddeu over by
the iron hand, and men sworn to de
fend the State joined the mob and re
fused to execute the command of the
lovernor and rightful commander-
in-chief of the militia. .
The Legion must make the law su
preme. Ihey must protect the bil-
ot, see that a fair count is had, and
the result declared honestly. See to
this at all hazards. We must reform
at the ballot-box or the republic will
lo accomplish the results named
above we must have a Legion in eve
ry voting precinct, l en devoted men
can insure the scanctity of the ballot
at eoch box. We can organize these
egions, but not by lying down su
pinely and permitting the enemy to
walk over our sleeping bodies. Not
by fearing that the Legion will take
the place of some other order, not by
waiting until the election of 'U4 is
upon us, but by uniting in one grand
ffort in every locality in the nation
The 1,000,000 voters hint fall are
the vidette of the mighty armv that
will win victory in '90. To gam that
result we must increase our voto to
at least 2,000,000 in 04. To do that
we must organize, build up strength
en, and recruit. W herever the Le
gion has been planted it has at once
demonstrated its peculiar fitness for
this exact period in the history of the
eople s party.
Jiefore it is a week old in any com
munity it shows vigor, discipline and
is at once eager for the Tight. Cali
fornia is ablaze with enthusiasm.
ha earnest Gillespie puts in a Le
gion every day. The regular State
Conference held at Sacramento on
March 11th, and participated in by
members of all industrial orders, al
most unanimously endorsed it as the
ery best method of political organi
zation, and at the meeting of the Or
egon State Alliance, held a few days
since, a resolution was unanimously
passed endorsing the Legion and ask
ing each eounty to recommend the
name of a suitable person to be com
missioned as a county recruiting
No organizer must take a commis
sion nnless he means to plant it ev
erywhere he can reach in his territory
Every one who has tried has succeed
ed. We must have earnest, fervent
work from each man hoiking a com
mission. o drones in the Legion
hive. Our doors are wide onen and
the back stairs greased to permit
traitors to slide hastily from view.
We have no secrets, no ritual, no
oath. We are as open as the dav
and mean to march in the bright sun
shine. Certain mtn claiming to bold un
expired patents on all movements of
he people are trying covertly and
craftily to prevent the Legion from
being organized. It is needless to
mention them, but the grand work
will go on- The people's movement
cannot be stopped by mortal man.
oiitical revolution is. in the air
The "Stalled Prophet" who e xpects
to even gain a third term by the
union of all the gold bug and plu
tocrats in both old parties is opposed
to the Industrial Legion. Ilia co
horts are organized. We must be,
or the "Jngernaut" will roll over us.
and human-liberty will die, and the
poor will be chattel slaves and serfs.
Would you be delivered then f
Let the blazing torch of education
shine on every path, illumine every
house. Our appeals will touch the
great throbbing heart of all men
and women not utteily turned to
stone. ' Let each Legion at once
have a library and reading room
wherever it can be done: let all con
tribute a little. . Even the widow's
mite may saYe her little ones, bereft
of lathers care, from a life of gloom.
individual effort is what eounts.
Each member must gam one vote
for the party; eaeh man, woman, all
the yonng must do something. Take
paper, book, a word with soul in
it, and drop all in the boundless sea
of discontent, and the waves will
roll over the two old parties, and
the people will rule, and the power
of Wall street and dominion of Shy-
locks will end. We must build up
and that speedily, or night will come,
when no man can work for freedom,
because liberty will be lost.
The old Dominion State, the moth
er of Presidents, ' has a State elec
tion thht fall, and under the call of a
host of patriotic men, whose names
have ever been held in honor in. the
grand commonwealth, a herenlean
effort will be made to wm victory
fr our party. Start at po.
ifele in tTry legion a Virginia
The hom of Thorn Jefffrson U
owned by a Jrw, mho ha rhaagr4
hi name to Jriferiwm. 1-t u rr
cnetheSUU! It i the grrat im
portant work of all this year, and
victory mast b woh. Th 1.1 party
leaJcr are dismayed. Th KrpuW
lican party Uparaljtrd. jt, r-8a,
tfraud men ha teller are right.
We mast win them. Ketmit alt
along the line. The humblest and
poorest can gir a vot or win a rote.
The missionary sniril mini Am nnr
a w " "
1 The DrtmH-ratic party must Ik
iurme ia every ciie. ibev made
promiaeaall over the nation thev
will never redeem. Cleveland and
hi Cabiuet represent in petn all
the great corporation and tnnu in
the nation. Il mn .. tw. ti.-
Czar of thia land-he aend hi dic
tate to CongreM even before h u
ume control. Ilia imperial edieta
roll forth on the ear of a lone f
fering people day after dav. He and
hi party mutt be eruhl and crum
bled, and ererv alert member mut
contribute to that enJ. Let u rally
on old "Virginia's shore." and te
deem the fair land that gave u
Washington, Jefferson, MaJjon an.l
M on toe.
The Legions of Itoiue conquered
the World. A solid phalanx of In
dustrial Legion from ocean tooecan,
from gulf to culf, will rl. -m our
enslaved people from the throttling
hand of the money power.
I call the attention of the 1W
ple's party everywhere to the follow
mg request of the National IVoplr-V
party Executive. Committee:
LCM A ISKI.I'INii HASH.
Wo kindly reouent that the Peo
ple' party State, county and local
committee in eveiv .State in the
I nion do all in their wower and lend
a helping hand to organize tho In
dustrial Legion. l'u!i the organi
zation into every State, county, pre-
cinct and school district in the land.
II. K. Tai'iiknki'K, Chairman.
J. H. Tl'KNKK, Secretary,
M. C. Kaskis, Treasurer.
I'At L Vaxikkvmkt,
I.IMTKKN CAHOI.lNA TK1 t KKK'M
ArrangeiurnU- Important m
Kaisom, X. C, March 31, IK'KI.
Pursuant to an adjourned meeting
the Eastern North Carolina Trucker's
Association met at this place to-day.
Most of the shipping points were rep
resented. The report of the Committee on
Transportation was submitted, which
culminated in the Associations adopt
ing the proposition of the hxpress
Company to run a regular freight
train. The day of the mouth and
hour of leaving Wilmington to Ik
eontroled by the Association Commit
tee on TrausMirtatioii. The charges
for these services to be 1 .IKi per crate.
This train to arrive on time in New
York and about three hours sooner
than the passenger train. The re
frigerator ears will hold to old rates
of 104 per crate to Net? York.
Committee to confer with "The
Fruit and Prduce Trade Associa
tion," of New York, submitted a long
report from the Association, the pur
port of which is that the Association
have resolved and reresolved that
they will not buy any Wrriea in- re
turnable crates. After a thorough
discussion of this report this Associ-
tion resolved not to ship any berries
to any market or commission mer
chant who would neither pay for nor
return standard crates.
No other business before the Asso
ciation it was adjourned sine die.
W. J. HILL, Pres't.
II. J. FaIRon, Sect'y.
1KHTKI CTIVK FllttCP.
A N-rt NU-aU 30U and l ArreU..I.
Mingo, Sampson Co., N. ('.,
April 3rd, 1WI3.
Hon. M. Uctler, (Joldsboro, X. j.
Dear Sir: On Saturday, 1st inst.,
fire broke out about one mile from
Antioch church, in Cumberland eoun
ty, burned to the church and burned
the church, doing much damage to
plantations and turpentine trees;
crossed Black river below Starling's
bridge, reaching about four" miles to
near Giles' mill in Sampson, doing
considerable damage. Another fire
started near Wades Station, I am in
formed, and burned to Black river, a
distance of about eight miles, doing '
much damage; burned Mr. Martin I).
Demming stables and bam and 3
mules. Another broke out in Har
nett, one and a half miles from Dunn.
doing considerable damage.
One day last week a negro, named
David McDonald, entered the dwell
ing of David McAlister and carried
off $300. lie was arrested and con
fined. Mr. McAlister got all his mon
ey but $19, which the negro had
If you can conveniently, give a di
gest, or the substance of the bill
passed by the Legislature to encour
age the killing of hawks. Mixuo.
II ATSEKOEK "RODRICK" AtTERHKNr
A TUB COOFKK.
He Call I psa ta fcenator tm Iteay What
Me Had to Kar About Hint It Urn Caa.
Special to The Oaacasian-l
Bio Blue Swamp, X. C.
We suppose that Senator F. IL
Cooper says that "Ilodrick" has been
makiBgpersonal flings' at him, and
he doesn't like it If we have nsed
hia name but twice we don't remem
ber it We stand ready to substan
tiate and defend anything we have
said in The Caucasiax. If Mr.
Cooper will say that we cut at . him
in any other paragraph in which we
did not use his name, and will men
tion the paragragh and substanceof
same, we will make an explanation.
What was it that tie Democrats
said they pat a tag on and sent off
last January? We have most for-
fotten it ft was something, for we
eard them Fpeak of it