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No Man Who iJts Country Above Party can Vote la 1896 For A Goldbug Candidate For President.
EOPLE VS. MONOPOLY, HY
POCRISY AND FRAUD WILL
to ta tout ftuttcaiev-
1 YlOj. TMC ftfiat am fat
BE THE 8LOCAN FOR THE
COlK VS. PiuTOCaCV
ISO. OH WNICN UOt Atl
RALEIGH, N. p., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 189G.
iui Talk From Ex-Congmaman
Joe. B. Cheadle A Promi
A FIGHT FOR PRINCIPLE.
Mo linuaml t rum Harrlaoa, MrKinl.T
)(eet Jtirlr VI.hi on lh Maeey
iurallnn N. Untieing Mill H
lor.t-Tli Tariff ChMluiil I. I'laietl
Out Tli. laaue Thla 1
flnaiit--If the Hii-celletl LasMiar Try
l l..ilfc II Thri III He rualird Aal.la.
Td tho Keptiblit .in voters of Indi
Tho inf lict before tho country now
.vV. tho financo and tariff taxation.
1 rii.iik tho easo in stated fairly when
I ,iy that, by nil means, the most
; rtant iuetion is
THE MOKEY QUESTION,
I , .i o money is to individual and
uHl prosperity exaciiy wnat
I ih to the human body its life,
tariff question is one of rates of
,',,iv only and the articles on which
, . ,'rt) to be levied. The Presi-iijv.-t
tendered an issue on the
m y 'jut-stion by his recommenda
;,v! that nil the national paper
,,,!,. v bit retired and destroyed, and
;h;it tiic tuition oe put permanently
nit tho .single roM standard. To aid
bis a and force tho issue, he is,
..lilN'. TIIK CONST IT I'TIONAti
v ti in ly refusing to redeem the
national iapor money, when pre
s nti J, iu silver, a right he has both
i,y Law and the letter of the contract
upon which t lie national paper money
1 Lave a silver dollar, coined by
tin- government in 1703, moro than
a century ago. It is coined and
: tamped by tho sovereign authority
l tho nation. On reading the words
-. .tamped on it these facts aro made
t li ar: first, that it is a dollar not a
piomi.ii! to bo paid by a dollar, but
the dnllar itself; second, that it is
"one dollar or unit." Unit of what!
P.y reference to the act of Congress
of April 'J, 17t2, I find that it is the
unit of the
AMERICAN MONEY SYSTEM.
Third, I iind that it is not only "one
dollar or unit," but that tho govern
ment says it is "ono hundred cents."
I read tho act of April 2, 1792,
a'ain, and I lind that every silver,
irold and copper coin authorized to
)u coined into money was measured
in and coined by tho "dollar or
uuit." Therefore, it follows that
! silver dollar of 3711 grains of
pure silver is our "hundred cent dol
lar, and must be an honest dollar
and a sound dollar. And as it was
made a legal tender in payment of
debts, and as there are more than
!ar hundred millions of these silver
dollars in our money system, I have
wondered, as many others have,
why the oflicers of the government,
our public servants, who havo sworn
to protect our interests, are, in the
lace of the constitution, the law of
t'ue contract, and the reserved
KIO UTS OP THE PEOPLE,
lvfusing to pay out theso silver dol-Ur.-i.
The President says that gold and
tfold only is money of ultimate re
demption in payment of the nation's
obligations. To enforce this view he
rceonimonds that fivo hundred mil
lions of gold bonds be issued and
sold for gold, and that with thi3 gold
all the national paper money be re
ileouied and destroyed. This is an
issue go plain that no one need be
misled. It is the single gold stand
ard of England vs. the silver and
cold standard of the United States.
The Republican party is pledged in
I'AVOR OF BIMETALLISM
which means the use of both silver
and gold as standard money in the
American money system.
When the President tendered this
issue what answer did the Repub
lican House make, whose speaker,
Mr. Rood, is an active candidate for
the Presidency! It made no answer;
dodged the issue clear; passed in in
decent haste a bill to increase na
tional taxes forty million dollars a
must accept the issue. We must
make that issue
AS CLEAR AN fiCSLIoHT,
so that the people can know certain
IT what they are voting for, if we
are to win. The one imperative
need of the Republican party is a
leader who has views on this issue and
the courage to express them. We of
the rank and file want a man for
leader who is, like the fathers were,
for America and an American money
If the gold standard is to prevail,
then the greenbacks and Treasury
notes of S'M) must be retired and de
stroyed. President Cleveland says
they must go. What do Harrison,
McKinley, Heed, Morton, Allison
say! Are they in
FAVOR Of RETIRING THIS JIOJIEV?
Have they no opinions on this vital
question! As they remain silent, I
say the ono imperative need of the
party is A LEADER.
If the gold standard is to prevail.
then in that event, it will become
necessary to increase the bonded
debt of the nation five hundred mil
lions of dollars. What are the views
of the Republicans named on this
bonded debt issue! The masses of
the party have views on this issue.
THESE MEN NAMED ARE SILENT,
and that is why the demand is going
up for a leader.
Out party has come to the forks of
the road. We have reached a point
where patriotism, honor and states
manship are indispensable. Our
fathers, when they founded the re
public, gave us a chart drawn by
masterminds. They made our money
system for us a system which they
intended should be as permanent as
the government. They intended it
AH HACKED AM THE FLAG.
I hold that to make war on that
money system is just as much an
act of treason as to make war on the
In an evil hour our leaders dis
carded the chart our fathers gave
as. They concluded that Sherman
and Cleveland know more about
money than Hamilton, Jefferson and
Washington. Sherman and Cleve
land listened to the siren song sung
by John Bull, who, nnable to con
quer us on land or on sea, proposes,
through these men, to make us
CAPTIVES TO HIS MONEY SYSTEM.
Our fathers were for America and
an American money system. They
adopted the great Declaration of In
dependence. It may be necessary
for us to adopt a second one in 1S9G.
Shall the Republican party return
to the chart onr fathers made, or
follow the one made by John Bull
and his gold-standard advocates in
America! We have
COME TO THE FORKS OF THE ROAD.
What answer does Sherman make to
Cleveland's gold issue? What reply
does McKinley, need, Morton, Alli
son, Harrison make? Can it be pos
sible that there is no difference be
tween Cleveland and these so called
If there be a difference, what is
it i we who are to toiiow have a
right to know just what the differ
ence is. The day of subterfuges has
ended. The era of make-shifts has
gone by. The masses demand bread,
not a stone; principles, not policy;
NOT TOADYISM TO ENGLAND
They are determined to have an issue
with President Cleveland on his
gold-standard an issue so plain
that he who runs can read.
J. B. Cheadle.
Frankfort, Ind., Jan. 31.
The Action of The National Alliance-
Chances in Platform
The National Farmers' Allianc and
Industrial Union, which was recent
ly in session eliminated the "sub-
treasury plan," and the demand for
an increase or the circulating me
dium to $50 per capita. Resolutions
were adopted opposing the refund
ing of the Pacific railroad debt, and
agreeing to meet next year at Dallas.
A BILL BY CONGRESSMAN STROWD
T Pre Id rr a 1'oata. Fractional Car-reary-What
It tooM and Waal ir
Congresrman Strowd "baa intro
duced the following excellent bill,
which, if enacted into law, would be
of great benefit and convenience to
the people, and no class of men
would appreciate the provisions of
this bill more than editors. As it
now stands they are loaded down
with postage stamps for subscrip
tions which not only cause much
trouble but entail considerable loss.
Postal notes are only obtained as a
rule in towns large enough to have a
bank and do not nerve the great
mass of our people who are com
pelled to patronize smaller offices.
If a postal currency could be
again given to the people it would
never be suffered to be retired. The
following is the full text of the bill
as introduced. Mr. Strowd hopes to
get it before the committee for dis
cussion: "A bill to provide a postal cur
rency, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and
House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Con
gress assembled, That on and after
January first, eighteen hundred and
ninety-seven, there shall be issued
by the post-office department a pos
tal fractional currency in denomina
tions of five, ten, twenty-five, fifty,
and seventy-five cents.
Sec. 2. That the issue of said
fractional ClirrfiTiAir elintl ho mnIa
under the supervision of th .post- M
f rn nk i ana vf m nr r anI olin.ll Ka fn I 0 J
nished to all postmasters in sums as fhe, ? bve '! n 'ro,n the
the Postmaster-General shall deem recent ,etter of 1Ton- ountam,
proper, having due regard for the mayr ot Tarboro, in which he an-
amoant of business transacted. nounced his renunciation of the Dem-
Sec. 3. That the said postal frac- ?rati,c Part;,and Jared that both
tional currenev shall b a Wl tn. old political parties were on the
I hi n nr Mammnn
sums less than one dollar, To sav tn4t M. Fount.in'a ,ur.
be redeemable in the law-1 had t.h ffwt nf a hnmhhn amnno
ful money of the United States to the crew of groping, party-blinded
the amount of one dollar; at any worshippers of decaying Democracy,
money-order post-office of the fourth s a mild statement of fact; but his
class to th amonTir of fiv dollars? course was not attended by those at-
at anv post-ofdee of the first, second, tempts at billingsgate and ridicule on
HON. W. E. FOUNTAIN.
"Both of the old rolitical
shown that they are on the side of Mam
mon. The People's Party was born of ne
cessity. Its mission is to work out the re-
iorms demanded by the multitude. It be-
tM tie pf4 aJ ta cm 14 rea
bne. we ar t r'C t rtif,
k J . V . V t .
IN rUolUIN. ttlb fcUW 4 tprt teaj
ttacvaprookiaisci? ta aJf tLa
rrvat roaaoi MitL aa J a raial
Press tnd People Declare Against harii. aj tyrBi tu
roiBbiBe. watt 1 aa a'f
m MetTiuTt rwitt
ee M l . t.
k4 at ? w av . . a.
m a Ha. I i,n tthi,h t
ciple" the Watchword.
Uta tf to ta. -
SlaW to Ik , mi taart it -
Ta -iiaavw tr
or third class to any amount not ex
ceeding ten dollars in any one pay
ment to any individual on the same
Sec. 4. That such postal frac
tional currency shall bo furnished
to the public on payment thereof at
the face value in lawful money of
the United States without cost or
Sec. f. That any person convic-
the part of the Democratic press which
have usually followed the men who
have "come out from among them."
On the contrary there was conviction
among business men especially those
who have "voted party" from motives
of local expediency and for the sake of
individual business conservatism that
a time had come for consideration and
thought. They knew that a man of
Mr. Fountain's calibre and character
could not be wantonly and recklessly
assailed; aad while they, for the nonce,
ted of counterfeiting said fractional could not climb above the foer of parti
currency shall, on conviction there-1 san prejudice, they were convinced
df , be fined in a sum not less than that he had penetrated it and was
one thousand nor more than five wnuiDg in a sun-crownea ngnt oi
thousand dollar?, or bo subject to whlcn theT b? " knowledf e ad
imprisonment for not less than five f"1."!' J, .y
years nor more than twenty years, mitted his superiority and ascendancy
as the judgement ot the court nav- but were incapable of comprehending
lug jurisuiciiuu ui me vnso uinjf ue- 11.
cide. Jrom the photo of Mr. Fountain,
Sec. G. That twenty-five thousand presented above, it will be seen that he
dollars, or so much thereof as is nec-1 Dears a marked resemblance to the la-
essary to carry this bill into execu- i"c n vnce Ds 2
tion,ybe appropriated for that vnr.JS;
P0!?' ' of oppressor, his earnest wish is to see
Ihe act of January 14th, 15, the oeonle all the neor eniov the
commonly known as the resumption full meed of hope, prosperity and hap-
act, provided for the redemption piness designed for them and which
Our 1Iom. ;
(nles.t the Kc ubarao Kad.r uf
this State refuse to follow in the
foorsteps of Urovt r Cleveland Itu
ocraey and tand with the com mo a
people, regard ! of the effect it
may have on their propct far fed
eral "spoils," it seema to un that
they and the Popujists have come to
the "parting of the ways." and when
they part the rank and file of tb
Republican patty will part com
pany with their leaders.
Frwsno, (CaL) Populist. J
Motto for Populists Kveiy man
to his post and no fusion.
Cairf. J. IS. Lloy.t.i
"We cannot cooperate units
along the line of the Raleigh Mirer
convention. Stand firm."
Capt. W. If. Kitclu n.J
"Our place is in the middle of the
road. Our light is for the universal
liberation and emancipation of the
human family. Our object ought to
be to avoid entangling alliances
with other parties. We ought to do
right or do our best at least, though
the heavens fall. We are now stand
ing on dangerous ground, we are
in our incubating btate. If we are
to become the majority party of thi
country, it must be by gatheting
strength from the two old partios by
convincing them that we are right
and that they are wroug. We can
not do this by co-operation or fusion
To fuse or co-operate with either, if
we are right and they are wrong,
will encourage the wrong and defeat
We believe the rank and file of
the Republican party as well as the
file of all parties in this State are in
favor of the free coinage of silver
and a currency issued by the gov
ernment; tney are in tavor or more
money, inis being the case, it is
proper and right that they should
vote together on these vital tines
tions. When political "spoils" are
Through his progressive and public
spirited energj numerous valuable en
terprises have been established.
lie organized the Tarboro Cotton
Factory and for a loDg while, and un
til.it was successful, was one of its
He organized the new "Bank of Tar
boro" early in 18'.)" and was elected
vice-Presldent of that institution.
lie is secretary-treasurer of the
"West Tarboro and Improvement Com
pany. Mainly through his eilorts the Tar
boro tobacco market was opened last
lie is manager of the express and
telegraph office and owns and oper
ates the telegraph line from Tarboro
to Washingtonand Greenville.
He is steward and trustee of the
flourishing Methodist church of his
He has been elected mayor of Tar
boro tight timet and is the originator
of all the leading enterprises that
have been established there during the
past ten years.
He has been a supporter of the Dem
ocratic party, and would be now but
for the fact that it has proven false to
pledges and people. Being a man of
unimpeachable integrity and a staunch
advocate of Jeffersonian Democracy,
his self-respect an honesty drove him
out of the present Democratic organ
ization, lie is an ardent lovnr of ami
sympathizer with humanity, and be- considered more important than the
lieves that Christian influences should vital principles of good government
ueexeneu iu pontics ana mat oniy true ana tne weiiare oi inepeopie.it is
oi now taat wiu vote a pri
of aa aiartoral ttcktt for a roil-
tanJard Prv.iJeM, aaJ bv!tv
true Popnttat will do it.
Tfu ' ilruav)y fur l'aa I
Oar object iv poiaU ahoU bo
ut. To right tL wrong aaJ )
d!o of 173 that dantcDttitoJ ailiar.
Jo J. To proviJa a rouj aaJ el-
ataatial papr earray, rul ia
value ta gold aad silver ruta aad
afScient in volume to do the bai-
oeaa of tho country tn a aafo ai:J
r uaioa should have for its obieet
the attainment of the above iot
principle, which tniut sot. under
any circumstance, be saeri&eed for
petty party purpneoe.
A. C. Went. Wathinrton eountj:
"I am perfectly satisfied with your
position. I think wo will come out
best in tho nezt election. Your pa
per meet with general approval
among your pattona in thii aoctior.."
I. M. Rodhck, Burke county: I
have seen several of my neighbor
and ahown them tho plan of eo-opet-ation
in the coming campaign aa aet
forth by the committee. All endorao
or sanction it heartily. I cannot see
row a better plan can bo devtard.
Angus Shaw, Robeaon count): "I
am proud to see your paper take the
stand it does. A "middle of tho
road" fight, for financial reform ia
the only hope for our party. Let
the fight be made openly and on
principle, so that persons wiahing to
vote for free coinage of silver in
earnest, may havo some ground on
which to tread in coming to o. No
co-operation with any party unlet
we ran thereby help to put down the
single gold standard, ia my motto.
On this line I am willing to make
the fight, and think I would be safe
in pledging my county in advance
to "vote her straight." I know ot
none who seem to be discouraged
at the prorpect of a square tight on
principle, except a few who think
more of office than of reform.'
TURN ON THE HINT!
and destruction of the original frac
tional currency. This was a crime
as well as a blunder. Not a single
petition was ever presented to Con
gress for their retirement, and the
object of the bill was unknown to
nearly all the people until the blow
was struck. The largest amount of
fractional currency outstanding at
any one time was $40,912,003, in
184. The amount outstanding in
1880 was $15,589,888. In 1879 an
act was passed declaring $8,375,934
of this amount destroyed. Since
which time about $325,000 has been
presented for redemption leaving
some $6,800,000 yet unaccounted for
which Senator Sherman recently de
clared was probably lost or destroy
Very few people, however, under
stand the cost of redeeming this best
of all small currency.
The act of 1875 provided that the
Secretary of the Treasury should
sell interest-bearing bonds and with
would be theirs but for the repression
and oppression exercised by Shylock
greed and monopolistic rapacity.
Mr. Fountain is a typical citizen
and a representative and influential
business man. He-has been and now is
a most potent factor in the development
and advancement of the section in
which he lives. He has been a citizen of
Tarboro for thirteen years and for that
time the town is indebted more to him
for its advancement than any other. I people.
pure anu nones men snouid be in
trusted with the responsibility of pub
lic office and government. He is a
man of fine business and intel
lectual ability, preposessing in per
sonnel and of a happy, genial and am
He is a busy business man. but be
lieves that business prosperity is more
or less dependent on legislation af
fecting business, and being a Jeffer
sonian Democrat, accepts as a truth
the Jeffersonian axiom "You can
legislate adversity or prosperity upon
Mr. Fountain is a man who takes no
step unadvisedly; and if there are
business men anywhere who think
they have no time to give to the inves
tigation of legislation affecting busi
ness, the best thing they can do is to
follow the lead of this representative
business man who linn taken time for
that purpose, and try to help him re
store prosperity to this country and
time to call a halt.
I.umberton Populist. 1
We notice that quite a number of
Republicans are canvassing the
State as candidates for office, all
claiming to be "fusionists." They
say they are in favor of free coinage
of silver and financial reform. If
this be true, they will soon havo an
opportunity to show their hand.
"Actions speak louder than words'
If they are in favor of free coinage of
silver, and honestly so, they can not
and wili. xot vote for a goldbug
candidate for the Presidency, nor
will they ask the Populists to do it
Char. People's Taper.
Some Republican papets are mak
ing a good deal of noise as to what
they can do without the Popu
lists, intimating that they don't
need Populist votes anyway. If this
lotaatlzatloa af Cartel a krheaaee
A neat (he Bead I.aae Wealed.
New York World.
In the general rejoicing over the
splendid demonstration of the na
tions financial independence the
scandals attending the bond sale
should not be overlooked.
An investigation is imperatively
necessary, lne public nas a rigm
to know the wherefore of all the
mystery and secrecy that attended
the syndicate negotiations. It ought
to know who invited Mr. Morgan to
Washington for consultation, whom
he saw there, how he learned that
tho "executive department" desired
to get not $100,000,000 merely but
$200,000,000 of gold, who gave him
the assurance that the bonds could
be had on "about the terms" of the
bunco sale of last year, and who
told him that they were to be for
twenty-nine instead of thirty years.
The country has an especial right
to demand that the Secretary of the
Treasury shall be made to explain
his extraordinary conduct or the bid
opening. by were some uiu
opened twenty-four hours ahead ot
Y hy was the general opening
Tee KotkMaiU ratiH'i, J
aaeaetu.ac e.lv a (.4 , (
goU, La 'lea ao Ua f.tf
tacaaaad e !!mh f alette tree
ie rroJa era aal d.atrtVat. r
aoJik. aaJ trrard it eef to t
thieve oho tit r at. J a.
age of Uo la ewteUiaa aa.a ataJ
of & aal !arr. l.rt!
tad.rittl), the ue'.f erf.
JtTid J a jatt of tr aa
the a-efr pre f t:rf aa4
Aaaetica- A Uar; - ., Ivi,
a Pari erreepva4t at of tUe .aa
YaV.k tifapaa ai4
"I hat iaJ.api.tab! eitdea.e ia
ay pativB tht iaoaa laaj
a raiaxl to bnag eU.t tte reaet
al adoption ! tk J aa.tal Ua..a
Tho nosey ontare aad -ul.tta!
oeoBotBiaU ia I.j&doa Pan.. IWti.a.
Frankfort aad Aaterda, at
either argued into tU aJo.it .(
the view tr arte parrtitted out
right, lit bee the attirlr ta Ihe
At the time that letter a writ
tea "tho eriaio of IsTJ had jut ta
diaeovered. aad aim oat the whole
proas of Uo I'nited h'.ate ;obal in
donoa&ct? it. lU&reitwea -
aary for the pirate of the a14 t
to ettond tho divuioo of their pwi!a
to tho newpapera of thi count r.
A few atrirtly hcgltau paper like
the New rk llvemrg Poat
iu nrai to alvorat turn x r tb
AmerH-an peopl But other
follow. In ls,7 a&d th N'w
York Tribune, onr the ojraa f
Horace tireely, had uak into the
chief apadaaain of the goidbaga. It
column teemed with apfal to the
banks of New Yolk atd New I'.ug
land combine aaraiaat tb Weal, to
cut off loans to Weateru tnarrbetiW.
and to givotho Ire :er aettion ot
the country an "objYri loo." u L
aa iu- v-ie-iauij an rireef. aiin
of lV.U tiually i.Uatreted. the
loth of Janaary, 17, theTubune
came cut thn.
"The capital of the c-iuiilr; .r
ganiaed at lat. atd auall
whether Coo greaa wi l dare t flj iu
Tho next day, January 11,
tho vaunt was repeated.
"Tne machinery it now furuiah
ed," said tho Tribune, ""by which. im
any tmergenry, the linaocial rr
porations of tho Kat ran at t to
getber at a ainglo day a tiotx-e. and
with such power that u act of i'ou
great can overcoiuo cr r it then
Only five years after tLit dialndt
cal admission by the Tribuno, ia
lbS3, tho diatiugutLvl juutnaliat,
John Swinton, atabai-Urt of nw
paper men, was railed u to rpeaV
to the toat, "The Ind teudei.t
Pre." II aaid:
a & wa a .
inereia no aura tiung as an iu
dependent preas, uttlens it ia in the
country towns. You are al! Iav.
You know it and I ko..r it. The:
is not one of you that dare t spree
an bonoat opinion. Th bumea of
a New York journalist is to distort
the truth, to li outrigh. t prevert,
to vilify, to fawn at the (retf Mam
mon, aud to nell hi enuutrv and hi
race for his daily brrad. We art
I am reminded of tl,.-o fa t a
"the anbsidized p" bow la and
tears ita hair over the i-r-ut aee-l
of Senator Tillman ol South Cain
Una. The iuteHet tutl proatitute
are plyiug their voati.n with gteat
inuusiry. nut never niin.l. itr
THEY HAVE COME AND ARE COMING.
Good Men Byerfwber Joining The Peo
ple's Party Thl Means People's Vic
tory. Fobtworth, Tex., Feb. 2. Hon.
Joe C. Terrell has bid farewell to the
associates and joined the ranks of
the Populists. He says this step
is the result of a careful study
of existing conditions and the
inevitable conclusion that if the free
and unlimited coinage of silver at
the ratio of 16 to 1, regardless, etc.,
For People To
Both honses of Congress have blind
chaplains. A case
leading the blind. Current
Millions for guns and warships
not one cent for "hog and hom
iny" to feed the hungry is the pol
icy of the present moneyarchical gov
ernment ' in America. Arkansas
lr ropuiists can t gci omce except lators were more than willing to pay nago ih, i oj
;ress have blind by voting a part of a ticket for a tnem handsomely! Why were the Oongreas from Co
of the blind goldbug Presidential candidate they biggest bidders permitted to put in "on Bulr. Popuh
irrent v oice. bad better never get another taste their bids hours after hundred of North Carolina, w
committee was appointed to ap- tlie Proceeds buy silver to coin into 13 veT 1
before the preper congressional ?m.all chnee to take the place of only oy
year, just as if that could be tor
tured into an answer to the gold that they were illegally evicted in fa
standard proposed by the President. I r of corporations, and the Alii
and then for party "taffy" enacted a 1 a,ace now proposes to call tthe atten
coin bond bill, that neither the Pres-I"n OI congress to inese cases.
NOR ANY ONE ELSE ASKED FOR.
naa, hafAM tha nranAv nAnmac(iinno
committee to complain of alleged .luls ouwouvy. iU"
nntnnoa muran tha V.r. OUl iniS lHSirUCllOIl IHB Deere
v. u.uv.v vuv -"- I x .j : j ii u i. atiK nnn nrn a
well land grant in New Mexico and "uul """T'
in Colorado, the Des Moines river Per. .cent- bonds running 30 years
grant and the Sierra forest grant in
California. Alliance members who
lived on these grants had com
plained to the national organization
is ever to be consummated, it will be
only by reason
reason of the triumph of the
and bought silver to coin into small
WEAVER TO TILLMAN.
How Is This
A tramn stmnV Mnhila n ml :n aoV.I nresent svstem of finances
nM iL. I- --i-i v i I . . K 1 r 1 -
auus are iuo peopie misiea oy me i ing lor a job was referred to parties
so-called leaders. I ownintr an exDensive nnmi). which
iucy uio wirou uiiaiou, " I nan conen ont oi orrtflr. and nn otia
proved by the elections of 1888, 1890, seemed able to fix it. His offer to
b92 and 1894. The people have fix it :for a few dollars was taken
been so misled that they have in at first as a joke, but finally he was
turn driven both republican ana oriven the iob. and when he had
Domocratic parties out of power, quickly set it rieht. he pointed out
We did not keep our party pledges to the owners his own name cast in
mado in 1SS8 and the people drove the iron.
us out m 1890 and in 1892. 'ihe He was indeed the maker of the
Democratic party has not kept one pump, and at the time was a prosper
1'ieusre maue in tne piaiiorm oi xou-j, i ous manufacturer, due - tosses in
and the people drove it out of power business,, together with other
iu 1S'J 4. reverses had reduced him to a
who will be driven out IN 189C! journeyman again, and hard
tj, n..:.? 4i,a nM times had thrown him out of em-
UU JL ICOlUTJUk AAJ (WAV 0 t AAV V114 . . . 11. A1
c.at..i..ri TUa;ieAmnn DiOYmeiu. xeavinir miu. imo tuuu
"iwVUViaiU OU l.UVl A AA V Oil f AAA VAA - ' , , 1 . 1
Uepublicans. Democrats and Popu- 8nas or others, unaoie to worit ior
i . . . - i a.KMMMiT a Aiinaua awn - wi o i wt v nvnon
lists n answer demand that silver oiucro, u uu .j iViv?
Mr. A. 11. Perry, Bladen county:
"The position or ihe Caucasian is
the correct one. Financial reform
The United States Senate opens as represented by the People's Party
with prayer and closes with war is what the country needs, co-oper
talk. hacker. ation or no co-operation with any
Among the leading Republicans Business failures increased last P"y. ight it out on these jmes
and Democrats of Iowa who have week and prospects are bad. Dun and prove the strength or tne silver
since January first left their parties, and Bradstreet fail to tell whether forces.
we note Hon. Fred White, ex-mem-J it was the direction or the wind or Texas Mercury. I
ber of Congress; State Senator Bol- the color of the moon that scared This is the supreme moment when
In 1907 when these bonds become ter, ex-State Auditor Lyons and edi- (ieneral Prosperity into his hole this au Populists should stand together.
due the people will have paid 30 tor Stuart, of the Chariton Demo- time. Current Voice. shoulder to shoulder, presenting an
years interest amounting to $42,000,- crat. Still they come. Owensboro The Western Searchlight rises to unbroken front to the enemy. Let
000, which added to the principal, Journal. remark that a free silver man in there be no wavering, no dickering
makes an aggregate ot $,000,000 Ex-Governor Gibbs, of Texas and either of the old parties is as much about platforms, nor flirting and co-
which the people will have paid for ex-Governor Buchanan of Tennessee out of place as the devil would be at quetting with bi-metallic leagues,
have both recently declared them- & Methodist prayer meeting. free silver Democrats, nor any other
selves as no longer Democrats and When a man is dointr nothinc to elements not strictly in accord with
will hereafter be found in the front advance production Cwhich is the OQr principles, for such a course is
ranks of the People's Party. Things source of all wealth) becomes richer effeminate and cowardly, and can
are coming our way this year. by the simple process of having his only result in confusion, disruption
He struck the Same Setof Scalawag That t armers7 Tribune. dollars erow biecer in his hands, it and consternation in onr own ranks.
Ware Twice Flogged in the Temple I mi.Tx - rw, nmrht tn ka nlaia that Iia !c Ar-r, ca I ....
Scene at Jerusalem. . Aa,e democrats oi Aexas are mourn- ZZZJLrJT n" -6.!. Warrenton reopie s raper.,
n T . . r, , mg tne loss ot three of their most in- ' Y" fop "ffTli",?" We can assure the curious that we
Des Moines, Ia., Feb. G. Gen. J.I rlnflntial momKors -v r Sonn to be equally clear that those other ;.,i . ,v, r.;
B. Weaver has sent the following Hon. J. B. Woods, Democratic chair- Pf0Pjee the ones who are doing ith E blican8 or Democrata , but
letter to Senator Tillman: I man of fourth Congressional dis- a11 of the work.-Bimetalhst. . -tfl ho love iibertv. nrosneri-
MyLear Mr: 1 have JUSt read driet. and AT-ttnvrnm- n;KKa TkaV The comnlAtAd mnrtMira Rtatia.k j :u :
. I , i a I W Visvww a as vv I j-- v" " . y BiiU W 1P11 4iA 111 V 1 vAOvU VUVUiatlVU
with care your recent speech dehv- have "jined the Pons." Ellsville tics of the country have been vnb- L th. .nrrAn.tn ioin n and nnt
ered in the Senate. God bless you patiiot. lished by the eensusJtmreau, and the their shoulder to the wheel and as-
for your courageous and masterful total amount of morttratre debt L;af i;ft;r.r tr, Stat and nation
shown to have been in existence on ont of the tracks worn roueh bv
triA F fi,; ;o; tK ;n v beeun on the evenine before the day are seen through their paint
A1UU VL iUlUK VVU11UUV0I iU6l Will VI. I - . a -al M . . - -
n -u anno nted? Whv were Doorlv caid l$ktS C L.4HK
givuu guiueu opofiuuii wsuww -rr- . , i
what they can do single-handed. cm j.uuueu i . V r a. Mta.
Imcht in nriRftARRion of information I lndeuenlenl (I.lnY.ln .l I M limn l".
Our Home. for th. hAtraval of which rich aoeca- l-ot-J
If Populists can't get office except I lators were more than willing to pay! Judge Boll, Popohst member of
v.4ioraia. aua mi-
ist Senator froui
were aeen alabdinir
of office. No army never won a vie- thousands of other bids had been I m the eorndor. They wero aoon
opened and Ubulated! How came surrounded by enthuniaMic Top.
it about that Mr. rierpont Morgan l iury uu'" , .
was able to make his bid-handed in Senator Butler aai J: -'W bld
almost at the last minute a bare a little conference u, Washington
f r.t;nn r.;rV.ae than tha n.T lar treat I aoa ii was oeciuea iut only two r
offer? Is he a mind-reader! Does
he carry an "X rayr about with him!
Unexplained, the facts of this mat
ter are scandalous. It is the mani
fest duty of Congress to exact an ex
planation. Turn on the light !
tory by surrendering half of its
forces to the enemy.
piece of criminal tolly,
is only a fair sample of
effort. Keep your whip in your hand.
It is the same one twice used in the
temple scene at Jerusalem sua you
struck the same set of scalawags.
Kespectf ully yours,
J. B. Weaver."
Kr! Speaking of Pools.
Referring to Tillman's speeeh
b Oil vl I.. ... .' m - I K.At AVflTl IT t I lm ari'd cnfinn r o
bo restored n u nlace in tha Ameri- him into tramping in searcn or wors. f X "
SnmlSTvrte Under the wPise(1) laws of Mobile -PjeuJ Itotoito-QloMm.
"On the part of the older, and es
;i tu " w ,.i t he could have been arrested ana
io, IUC1D can WO UV UCCU V tuv . J I . , . t . . , i
urement of one dollar Of the na- t"""8""" 1 nee.i&llv the Eastern Senators. thArA Democrat, rock-ribbed anrl thoronihJ lsm'on & narirv. Patriot
I I 1 J.J A.I. !il -T1 I
nr a waiwn iv m a n racrnn n tea nnvntra i v vs-aiii i i iih tu t n ir itiiaw i mmmm
in " - r - I J o ------- . " I The prospect that millions of
I repeat what means oi support, Demg ciassea as
nv.swer dn tl.A Called Republican vagrant, and thousands or men 1
tional paper money.
Dots on Democracy'
So the last sad rites over the re- January 1, 1890, was $2,209,148,431 Lftntinned oppression
mains of the Democratic party are on acres, and 3.fii n.53i.rVH nn rftta.
to be performed in Chicago. Noth. fn nttia tvf-i nv:v.fA Kansas Advocate.)
O I - viuav Va. VOW a. AAV a,W fA aaV A V M Sa I . m m
mg inappropriate about that Mer- debt of the United States secured bv Ane oest way tor parties to ruse is
enry. real estate mortc-ao-A i nver $f.000- nnder one banner and one platform.
Senator Hill: "I am still a mem- 000,000, or an average of about $100 Aben no rm can come rrom 11
ber of the Democratic party, or what per capita for each person in the Tenn. Current oice.)
mere is lert or it." country. Indianapolis BenUnel. A Free coinace Ueclaratlon in a
Congressman Neil, of Arkansas: "I The late bond issue certainly platform on which to make a State
was still a partisan, and I am vet a places Republicanism and Democrat- campaign to elect a governor and
i- i i . i . ... 1 . I .ii c . l rc v. :u .1 : tr .
Oilier oiaie vmciais, wiui a uiucicui
leaaers mako to the living issue!
this issue that will not down: that
can not down until it is ,
VINALLY AND PERMANENTLY SETTLED.
' an it be an answer as to whether
we shah obey the plain commands
"I: the Constitution in the use of
tJOth silver and cold ta
mi i 1 1 1 . . i T-h . I It 1 A. - .1 i . .
similar situations have, in the last xnat sucn language aoout tne xresi- u, mvnuim somewnat silver advocates heretofore adhering
few years, been sent to the rock pile dent should appear in the proceed- rattied and sken npas U were, to the old parties wiU vote the Pop
ortotheeoal mines, from all over S wa3 declared to be unprece- in my partisanship." Applause. uUst ticket this year is verv flatter-
or to the coal mines, from all over W .ws w Ar? aa I y. ippmuae.j ulist ticket this year is very flatter
t Jt MVa-ty KAVtof AVO I -.n WP ATail V I lO O Al-I . sT .T B? fTV I . mm -
the South. uouiw. i.iv....j u . io,au- congressman iuoisearmon oi x en- nig. Miss. Messenger.
E Q NORTOV. i miuiBiroiioii voiuwwow, wiuiuicu i nessee: x uave always Deen a
' " some of the Eastern Republicans as 1 Democrat. I have never scratched
There are numbers of people now to the advisability of a motion to I a ticket. I never will bnt I be-
standing by only waiting for the strike out of the record the more lieve the Democratic ' convention
increase Populists to gain recruits sufficient- brutal expressions. Ihey were ad-1 will declare for free silver. If it
declaration in your national plat
form, is a subterfuge that will de
ceive no intelligent voter.
We would regret very much to see
The-rerv worst trust in the United the machine r-lement of the Demoe-
m.. I mi AVitri rHAj1 a a a. yw ta m m ia I in a.
BUtes is trusting the old parties. VJ - v v,4ou
v.:,vn.i Vrm I We would consider it a great calam
ity, but we can conceive of even a
The Republican party is doing I greater calamity, and it is this
ariff duties! Can it be an answer to I ly to be able to control the offices to vised that it was best to ignore the j does not there is no chance of sue- about the same amount of crowing "The confiscation of the homes of
uie 1 resident s clean-cut issue to in-1 come over in ono giuu ,urge. o i duccuu. luaiwiuso "u w iu. i cess. Any uwr ueciarauon woum t ana uoasung mat me iemocratic I me woraing people ot not oniy mis
' rea.;e the interest-bearinir debt! never object to recruits, out me time me speech continues to oe tne up-1 be disastrous. party did in 1892, andlit will result State but of the whole L mon, by
poes any sane man think that Abra- that recruits do the most good is permost topic of discussion." New York Sun: (Dem.) "The Dem- about the same way.'The money! the inevitable effects of the gold
"am Lincnln onnl.l havA Ind th na- rinrinc- an active engagement, hi -as uncie aivis wouia say, n Ui nantio nrtv Mrrisd th PAnnrn in I power has both, old narties by the standard and bond svstem.77 It is
turn to victory bv dodtrinethe slavery I they arrive after the enemy has been I swan!7 What sort of a jackass 1892 and went to the devil in 1894." nap of the neck and seat of the against this state of things that we
1 ... . - r I - . 1 1 II . nn. aal BJl.imin I tJtl .a . . A nr. m . a I I I . . I . 1 I I K - 1 i. J
s3uo ironi lSfil in iSfi.Sf IIoab anv I met ana rePUisea, luoj ii.o. jim i auamwii wo u nm aij i luwnuiw ana ausoiuveir eonirois I xuito ior iuaxir years uaea wnieou
ne imagine that we can win this well remained where they were at j "ignore" a speech which has thrilled I Monopolies don't compete, they I them. If you want the people rep-ling and we voice the sentiment of
year bv brirJtrinw ani AnAtnnt thA first, so far as the net results of that the American people with delight I co-operate the people don't co-op- j resented in this government you I nine-tenths of the voters of this
mney issue! I engagement fcre concerned. Ban- and hope, and which continues -to erate, they compete monopolies win have got to put a new party in pow-1 SUte when we do it. Now that the
Mo. a thmiearwi r,ftf Xff I iiat of Liberty. i do ui uppermost topic oi uiscussion. every ume.-jriiioourg jwanun. .... . er. - lines are beinsr closely drawn be-
as had better come. Things are
pretty hot there and ned watching.
We are after the two fid parties and
have them on the d-fensiv now.
They plan to get op lit'le contest
upon insignificant de'aiU to make a
show of fighting each other. WLeu
they get it all filed then we pop iu
an amendment which brings up the
main question, and they flock to
gether instantly. Wo began th
tight the first day wo cot there aad
have kept it tip all tb time.
"First we tanned to Low op the
hypocrisy of the silver men in the
old parties by offer it; if to organire
the senate on a ailver basis. Wo
caught thein as th fell iw did tho
rat. W got their tail ta tho end of
a split stick and t wis ed it ontiJ
"Tho thing gets w&ttnrr every
day. Senator Allen wan'! to toot,
but we tbongbt be Lad tetter tay
Th Baak jt It At LaeU
Harriet Moore, of Lancaster, Pa.,
had no confidence in banks, and sol
carried $00,000 in notes and securi
ties carefully sewed into a belt
which she wore aronnd her waist.
A Lancaster dispatch of the 10th, I
savs of Harriet Moore:
Un baturday jf resident ttartman.
of the Lancaster Trust company,
was appointed trustee for the woman.
He learned from relatives that she
carried her entire fortune in a belt
around her waist.
The court directed the woman to
a a a .. I
bo taken to an asvium. wnere u
money will be taken from her and it I on guard.
will then be placed in the bank to I rJieie a ri
her credit." I A writer in the Tacoma. (Wash.)
How kind of the court to appoint Snn. a vs. "Moat of tha Pod take
a banker as "trustee for the woman." I PODalit t apers paUieued nearer
And how delightfully pleasant for home: some claim to be too Door to
the "trustee" to have that $00,000 take a n-wparer: thev are too ir-
placed in the bank to her credit' I norant to roaliie th tm-eaai'v of
so that the bank can have the use of I aaPDOrtinir the refoira t-rsi." There
itfor speculative and other purposAS. I jg gome truth in thi. Populist pa-
Served the woman right, of court, pen are usually poblitbed at a prico
She had no business with money I little if anv above the cost of pro-
which the banks can't control. duetion: without newspapers there
She had no business to lose confi-1 Can be no orranixsd mavement and
dence in the banks, anyway. I no success, it follows that he who
Liet it be understood that people I vill not tnpport ref urea tapers ia bo
who lose " confidence' in banks are reformer. Load pretentions of lor
apt U be declared lunatics, be fthy to the cause ar valueless in
chueked in an asylum and have this creat firht for freedom. If you
their money taken from them by I want to make Pcpuli.t votes you
force and "placed in the bank to mast support thotowhv are apread-
their credit" though "credit" may l9g the light. You huld aeloet
be the only thing they may ever aeo papers M will nr yea the
have to show for it. ' moat information about the reform
It isn't safe in this country to re-1 movement in your eoantv and State.
fuse to patronize the banks. land you abonld get vry neighbor
let all people who have more oowsible to take thos paoert. Then
money than they need from day to it is well to take papers oataide your
day take warning by the fate of liar- locality so far as yon can, to so how
riet Moore. the cause progress- elsewhere.
For "the eourt" and the banks Your local or State paper is a neeoa
run this country, and don't you for- sity, the ether is a sort of luxury,
get it. There are not 1.000 Populists ia
what can indue one
Farm ville Herald.
As soon as the
the Stat bnt
old parry man or more to take a
ret I Populist paper, and if they did what
thoroughly ont of power they will they eould do, this Stat would give
favor (1) everything the people de- a dear majority of 20,000 over all
mand. They area bettor "oat party for the Populists next year.1 wak
tfrw they are: "in." apand take a fall ut.-f joarseiL