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No Man WD puts Country Above Party, can Vote In 1896 For A Goldbug Candidate For President.
PEOPLE VS. MONOPOLY, MY
r POCRISY AND FRAUD WILL
DE THE SLOCAN FOR THE
io. tmc riCMT or thi '
Ptortt vs. rvuTocACT
it os. on WMICM ftlOt Awf
j YOV T
RALEIGH. N; C, THURSDAY, MARCH 12. 189(5.
Why Free Coinage of SiWeriCan
not Be Secured Through the
RECORDS, FACTS, OPINIONS,
liili dhnw tlm ralalt? and Mrp""'"
.f It ii ratlr TofMlori ami I'lat
f..rm Tim tlena of the roule on thi
.,.. tl.... .ril.. liar What Thij Know
an. I What The Think
Tliin i.roponition i p broad and
open 11 1 sudi a wide lield for dia-i-tiMHion,
that one would hardly know
where to utop, nhoold he begin.
- nullified, the answer would
w very much like a woman a
m, sr, "Because!" Iiecauso what?
. naturally suggested. Bocause the
Ii, rmx ratic party has never origina-
n ! :nid tarried into execution that
. ii!ictd into law a single great
i v.onal principle or issue for the
i,. m tit or advantage of the people.
II. mis what the Alliance V indi
, .-. t'.r has to nay on thitt subject:
"A few weeks ago we published
: ,. lu inorratic platform in twenty
S itt s in lH'M, all favoring free coin
of Kilver. 18'J2 came and the
li, tuocraiic party gaiueu great
w try, securing the President, the
,-, i,:ite, and the House. What was
,1 no for silver' Was froo coinage
pi nvided for!
hi tin' Houso
New York Democracy make na
tional Democratic platforms.
ew lork Democracy is the um
of the Democratic machine.
New York hat furnished the Pres
idential candidates for the party for
The New York Democrats recently
declared "no free and unlimited
coinage of silver."
Confirming the foregoing, the
Democrats of Massachusetts have
spoken out in most emphatic terms.
Ab exchange referring to the atti
tude of the Democracy of the Bay
Htate, has this to say:
"The most unequivocal declara
tion in favor of a gold standard and
a bank currency that has yet been
made is found in the platform adop
ted by the Massachusetts Democrats
at their State convention last week.
The monetary plank of their plat
form reads as follows:
"We demand the maintenance of
the existing gold standaid of values,
and that the government shall keep
all its obligations at all timet) re
deemable in gold. We oppose the
free coinage of silver and any fur
ther purchase of silver bullion on
The Democratic platform of the
State of New York, upon which Sey-
Various Matters on Which The
Popular Opinion is Express
ed All Sections Interested.
are dixpUafrtd with the two old
Dirties (neither of which will have
anything bat the gold standard) and
ormg ine suver men ivgrmcr. ah
the silver men have got to get to
gether if they are sincere in their
profession, i ours truly ,
11. C. URK.GK.
LIVING ISSUES FORWARD.
Time For I'atrloU To Take The Itelaa of
(iuTerniiient-SLar In The Middle of The
lloaU-A Divided Ticket Manna Defeat
straight. Clean Cat leaae Wi.M-Uowi
With ioldloc. Straddle Liar aad Ru-
Mot The SlacU Standard IMp.
For The Caucasian.
Statesviixe, N. C. March C I
am a Republican, but not or. the
single standard stripe. I think your
paper deserves patronage for tne
good it is doing. Yon have my best
wishes for success.
8. A. Sharps.
Stay la The Middle of lb Koad.
For The Caucaoian.l
Waynesville, N. C, March 5. I
write to endorse your course in the
"TluirKor Patriots To TakeTf.e Kelna of
Kopek, Si. C. March b.l am
thoroughly convinced it is time for
every patriot to step to the front,
and wield whatever influence he may
have to take the reins of government CI TCIflM THAT
out of the hand of tne two old 1 UOIU11
parties. They have proved them
selves wholly incompetent to enact
laws to meet the wants of the Amer-
of hatrtd, alJ uuiLtr taith witei
up with yon. and wallowed welt In
the dough of serfdom. This. M!ow
citizens, would be of all at rritcde
the moct,.inenuv!; disfranchisement
by either educational or property
qualification or otherwise, and at in
some other States, a condition more
to be dreaded than free North i'aro-;
linians have ever drt-amed o'. A !
word to the wise is sufficient. i
As for an alliance with a party
that has pi oven iUelf to ua at ail)
times a faithful ally, I have only ) WHY
to say, while it is not my province
to dictate it is II my prmU-ge to
suggest that uutil they have dis
closed mure of tu-achery, M-lli -li
nes and infidelity thin we have y. t
seen of them, we have no causo to
distrust them; hence we are con
strained to speak out in the sinceri
ty of our love, that we as a repre
sentative voter are in favor that
THAT 99 YEAR
R. R. LEASE.
A Plain Statement of Whit Hu
Been Attempted and What
Hu Been Done.
SUIT WAS BROUGHT
scic rum rvaisi tale
U4. V- i ll !. I ecuio.nn
VAn will fit. v in tn. mirlsflM aF rh.1 1
A. M. Ratcliff.
i - - i a. I lcn nann A. Ir snoma In mt that
mour was maceu ior i resiueni in -r r. v. . . :. 1 ttl - r-
sm declared for "the payment of the Chief MaKIstrate and nia Secre-1 I lie lipiniOus OI a MUTcbpouucui l pendant extremity
' - . I a s. nAna Klla.uknBHakAl I .
the publie obligations in gold, only
when gold is nominated in the bond,
and in the lawful currency of the
country when gold is not specified."
Senator Brice, if no more honest
than his co-laborers, is certainly
more candid, for in his address to
the Democrats of Ohio, he said:
"A declaration in favor of free
and unlimited coinage of silver 10
No, on that question, to 1 made by this convention would
101 Democrats voted have no practical tffect, and it
n l 1 H Democrats voted nay. would mean an abandonment and
tary have lost all interest in the
welfare of this once glorious country,
and are trying to bring it down to a
state of pauperism. "When the wick
ed raw the people mourn.
Ibis country has never been in
such a state of unrest since 177G.
fc,ven then the state or. atiairs was
not so bad as cow. "To your tents
Oh Israel.7' A state of serfdom is
close at hand. But I see light in the
near future. I he morning star is
rising. God will raise up a Moses to
lead us out. I appeal to all lovers
On What is Being Said
Mthey do anything else on the . sil- disclaimer of the splendid results of f frfe form of govern.
M r question.' es. Demonetized your Democratic administration." h support of the
Ivi r Kc-enacted the crime of -Splendid results" is a new name free coinage of silver 1(3 to 1 candi-
l iur mu pttuio ui ioi J, ujuugui cuvuk I date
Tonfirming the foregoing, we hav Co'-operation with either of the
'""y ' r n . Cmia 04,6 m" 8 JU'm; u eld parties on a line of principle
, soin ot the leading men of that upon the treasury to carry out ,the w0 Jd bo very desirable. Bt it is
y.uiy. rscnaior v ear, ol i.uu. American deal, wnereoy iwemy-iour my nonest opinion that we had bet
has this to say: . a . hundred millions of silver bonds d own6ailing under our own
me. that if we loso
Can Matt B Takca Net to Let What Hat
Calata-Tbls Craachlai a4 Thcae Ovtrlart Ar I old dilapidated Vessel that
Mate Fer SlilHtr Parsew-'Oea'l Take Aay
For The Caucasian.
Caby, H. C, March G, 'UO. It is
evident that this is the time of all
times when it is necessary for the
people of North CaroHna to realize the .fusiou that' will accomplish
North Carolina which wi.'l cable
us, in our next legislature, to earrv
forward to perfection that system of
reform in our State government
which was so well begun by onr last
legislature, ever remembering that if
for once we should suffer ourselves
caught in the political meshes of onr
enemy, all we will receive as com
pensation for our folly will be the
of some poor
canine and perhaps a fi:ikni-i.y
WHISTLE from the political bosses
bidding as follow at their will.
We suggest to the presumptuous
silverite, dictating Democrat, who
has not nerve enough to desert the
vice as to OUR action in relation to
fusion comes in bad taste, and that
advice is best for Populists when
In conclusion this article is writ
ten in the interest of that kind of
fusion which fcses, and will fuse
tk Attorney tioneral'e Kail VeM Have
Tatlne Alllaaeo In a raleo Clltn -I'rlfiU
Stor kkal.1. ra lluk !- -A
Plain kltliin.! f a Wry Iaar1aal
KipcewaY, N. C, Much C-Kor
the information of the peoplo of
North Carolina, the following ae
count of the tfforta of the Farmers'
State Alliance to Lave the validity
of the lease of the North Carolina
T :l . .. . L . U t - : 1 I I.I V ...11 li.V. In. I'm.i.UiiI
Company for a of period ninety-nine and Tillman for tt-l 'J't- of snh Carohaa hate, ba l .(.
years tested in our courts of ju.tice This was aaid after h read the fa- miliUgi tfr fc ..)cml
Las betm prepartd. and cui us of mou Tillman speech. I f coui-L. UrtlfUr. Tb Statue eat. La.
the fame have been st nt to tie l'ro- had real bible apeeeh deliv.r-d ..u.OM ,Bh m ro...rl,oB tL
gresbive Farmer and to the News and at! ary. eletrJ t.ckrt f Nn. Carha a.
Uberver- , , L In eonveraaUon with another old tm t,,.,
The committee, appointed by the hfe-long lemocrat. to whom 1 lent UtruLWtt, roi.ul.au,' and ke
North Carolina Farmer.' Alliance the CaivaMan m which h. iwad tU Keptt4.rae. ... liat
atCary, rtachtd JCaleigh at tven speech of nator Butler, he SAid b. icket -onr.ju.vany rl-dtfed 1. 1!..
T 71 r uer6i "Tf mio twenxy-eign colo-r8 than to make any sacrifice,
the fight for hundred millions of gold bonds, and We are fast gaining strength. If
my position! the treasury of the United States "
tic. silver, wnai win ue my posiuoui tne treasury oi tne umiea oiaies u..;(i..uBmf.mu
I shall go to the next Democratic raided for gold to make a sinking b f President we, the silver ele-
...iMeuiiou Uu juuu w r; luwm.i w ment, will come out on top
lor the free and unlimited coinage bonds. It is a notable fact m tQl8 mote it be."
,1 miver. I l am voieu uowu a deal that somebody maae aooui xwo As for North Carolina she isasU-
nmst surrender to a voice oi a ma- hundred millions. "1S was ine nrsi Ver State.
j .nty or my party, n mj party gplend id achievement. ' Mr. Editor, I am not a prophet, but
u..iuuaieH ifom ow, to wuwiu lu; j w venture to prophesy just a lit
.uttiorm, i auaii uuw iu tu v iook ior reneii au ieiuwuawv tl If th Demsand Pubs bring
the truth of the assertion that "Eter
nal yigilance is the price of Liber
ty." When the lion, the tiger, the
leopard or even the common house
cat gets ready to bounce upon its
victim, you will always find him as
suming a crouching attitnde, mak
ing ready for the leap which is
to decide the destiny of his
prey and it seems that to-day we
nave oniy 10 iook into vue political
arena of North Carolina and behold
the counterpart of these beasts of
prey being illustrated. Not haying
the manhood to acknowledge the
error of their ways, and the justice
and truth of onr position, you never
theless see the great Democratic
party of North Carolina to-day
and keep in existence the same re
sults as did the fusion of !.
Brother Popnlist9 and friends,
don't take any chances.
J. Q. Williams
FROM A FARMER
He Tells How People Were
Kept In Ignorant Slavery
It. fcind mt ril. U.OMH1
and Ata of latOU fa-
f ! C.w le I
Far Tbe ( a-knecaa
'-This townahtp has heew rn of the
t'.roncbokla of tka old moaoooly td
dm. treat owned IWcaociacy. Uat
eiABy are opoatcg their eyea to tho
eooditt& ot the iople aaJ the fov
tramrtt. Tre, there la a elaas that ta
ae eatdeaed l.y prejitJtce. aad
there te aotue ieauaa-sey-daCJy
Drmocratt who wos't ate
Lear nor think tor tb tneeWea. They
Still chac to the rotten "fetk of their
Farty which i doosaed to eternal r
The Populutcaaao is growing aad
til poll more votes in the sett elec
tion than the moat ah re a J ealcalatot
ia aware of. la order to lot yon
know bow the aeBtineat i antonf
thinking Democrats, who think aore
of principle than of party name. 1
had a conversation with oeo who
A (kouiac Amcrkaa ami North
Carolinian Take hint
ttilh Mr. Piiuturd.
I we Tl 1
Alva wtlh tLe Urgy .st mt
iulereetiet: reaJiCf ae &.J t Tat
Cat 11A. I ass ftJ t aeo S.aatw
I'ntthard a letter of tLe XI. I ll
to hear froaa tae artta laa4
the frost raak of wtt roeet aaaeat.
ia rrpaid to tbetafwtat s
that are iaeretta7 tU vlo.
Hat I think the Senator ta a.aae
hat witr-l is regard to t aa
tioea! otoaev pt t lena." M ke tliaka
o'clock a. m., August l'ith. The
chairman of tLe committee with
Secretary Baines went at ourn to
the residence of the lion. Ku-hard
Battle for the purpose of employing
him to secure an injunction.
Mr. Battle said be was not attorney
for the Southern Railway and was
at the service of the committee. But
when the nature of the business was
made known, he stated at once that
he was attorney for a majority of
the private stockholders of the North
Carolina Railroad and that he might
bo embarrassed, lie assured the
committee that the directors wo
not lease the road without the con
sent of the pi irate stockholders, and
that there could bo no meeting o
the private stockholder within ten
days, as he, as their attorney, had
advised them not to meet with the
Directors of the North Carolina Rail
road in older to prevent the surren
der of the exemption from taxation,
secured by their charter. The irre
proachable character of Mr. Battle
forbids the thought that he was not
frank and honest in his statement.
was UeltcbieJ wiin mo peeen anu
alo said he wanted Senator Butler
for the next President.
Another said he wanted the 1'opa
list to get entire control of the 1. S.
iravernment i.t time.
llow do jou think such talk aa
that sounds when it cornea from
those who were our bitter enemies
two years ago? 1 like it because it
shows the cause ! Uelorm is gain
ing btrength and hypocrisy is losing.
Now, I will say a little about the
much talked of "fusion" in the nest
election. No doubt either of the old
nominee of the ht. I.aia Kefatd raa
Doea the Senator uj-that tbo
Popuhata of Ntth t'arulitt are all
foolaf la to at Ladiy eoataaed a to
think that we are o t.lmj aa t vte
for a goMtog for i'reeideat WoulJ
It be mending In At' era t) defeattog
a Dcturratie gwldbag. aad elccting
a Uepublican goldhucf hjiu (
have seen tie olj pattie are. aaoing
long enoufrh, and e ant that gatu
a tooted, lie an a at think that we
have fraaten the priariplee taat oe
uld parties would be glad of the chance ,L?1 -
on- to fuse with the Populists in order to " tack and embrace the .eu atd
i get their gddbug henchmen elected, i'gu.t.g
f and continue the present financial ""'5 7'. T V 1 ' "",
cold standard policy of Cleveland, 1 r"'hard.
Carlisle. Rothschilds, Morgan and! Aj;aiu h aa. "the lUputdicaa
company. But we Jon't need that j party of No.-ih Carolina will bevor
kind of lusion. We had better bole inaent to abandon its oijaaiaaUon
very paiticular on the line of fusion I and voto foi a fru silver itiJeend
and fuse with no party except it de-lent electoral ticket."
clares unconditionally to support no
man for auy office
vor of the free and
rho is not in fa-1
age of both cold and silver at the
He has never been blamed by the com- ratio of lb to 1. 1 favor eucu ic.ion
:it form. I shall bow to the will of look for relief I The Demecratic
' . . ... i . . . . . Lie. lime uuuin aiiu x uua uiiuki . . . ..... i . . o. n ... .i c-.i tu.
tluit majority and support xne nomi- party has failed to luinu its promises t standard men for Presi- croucning aown.maaing meir prep- - - - -(
..t ..... .... r,r mi tr nn what a. .,. kn mnnmrmipstinn. . I aralinim tor that Una . ratal I AaicrKaa rtcoie will iae saamiir iac en
u n; v i m) i' ifc j f yj ... v . . " -- -1 lv cufio vu .uvmw 1 i dent Xi orth tjaroiind can be carneui -
..i..f,., V.n Dtnn.ta Ttia nrinci nle. I .1 an nnma into nownr . ..' n ... I lean fif Allowed to do so) UDOn the I LHlee Facts Arc Koawa--Lel People t'aile la
lit'inocratic orincinle. and 1 now em-1 arrain. Consenuentlv. there can be! T i despised, accursed and already con- Grtai Brwberhaoa.
phatically state that no manor set no relief from that source. The Re- congratulating Senator Butler on demned (in their estimation) Popu -ForThe Caucasian.
ot men can drive me irom my pany publicans have never promiseu his manlv and patriotic course in ".SV' -a-uu uiwugu uut. .u oUuto.o
m - l' il. I l, exna-t-v rT I 1 0 Al I i:A 4 nw. t -n an1 AT I " - m I Aitl rr'T TM1 a VT1TOP TMoA ft K II II 1 K II II I V I . . .
or irom my lauu. nn m foj reuei me x ul.uus.ls uu..uu, the United States Senate. He has v .... : ; , r TV was a slave-holder before our ia-
my fathers and my party and I will course nothing can be expected from covered himsel with glory. I also t. raise hl? T,1C6 behal f h.u mented war, and understood the
'not be found out of it." that 30urce. OTfn ,n senator TillmnTi mv thanks friends and allies and warn them to mA,hnj thflt the sioV6-owners re-
Burgaw, N. C, March 0, "JG. I
i 1 Y 1 a ft
Thi settle the uuestion with us
and Senator Vest.
Commenting on the insincerity of
the Democratic leaders on the silver
(juostion, the Southern Mercury of
Pallas, Texas, says:
"Let us see if tho free silver Dem
ocratic loaders are honestly wedded
to principle, and are determined to
contend for it under any and all cir
cumstances, and in the ranks of any
political patty that advocates it.
Their record will settle this ques
tion, and should do so, because they
voluntarily made that record, and
To whom shall the people look for
relief! There is but one course to
pursue, and that is the course com
menced by the Populists to go for
ward, looking neither to the ngnt
nor to the left, but pressing forward me say t0 you jjr. Editor, you are
. my 1
for his "thunder and lightning'
speech in the Senate.
The Caucasian is an indispensa
ble factor in the great reform move
ment that we are making, and let
to the end
The Plaindealer in an elaborate
article reviews the action of Con
gress from the 4Sth Congress to the
present time, showing that the Dem
ocratic party had a number of op
portunities to pass a tree coinage
doing your part well.
A. C. Wentz.
Stay In The Middle Of The Road!
For The Caucasian.
Cleveland, N. C, March 5,-
bill, or mother words rehabilitate ong as I live I expect to take The
"a a an rJ Caucasian. I approve of the course
J.l I 111 Villi4
BsvkoawA T- AVTWTT TAA DITIII Tl TX1 M 1 I B V I . .
uewoic vi. otcxj f ""k sorted to to keep their slaves in
a common enemy. subjection. It was a principle gen
Populists know that if there is on eraiiy accepted that the more ignor
earth anything Democrats hate ant we COuld keep the negro of his
worse than the "Angel of Darkness" raA situation the less troublo we
it is a Republican, only I must add, WOnld have with him; therefore it
if there is anything they hate worse was decided that all the rudiments
than they hate a Republican it is a 0f education should be kept far from
ropuiisi. xueu wuy uii uiuuiug i nim. ne was toroiaaen a uook oi
Why this making overtures! and any tind in his cabin, and in all
why this crouching? It means some- cas6g when one was found it was
silver, and failed to do so every
by it they must stand or fall, in the ime t'ne opp0rtunity was presented
estimation of all intelligent, honest,
and liberty loving people.
The Democratic party cannot
plead that they have not had the op
portunity to enact proper silver leg
islation, "for did not the Demo
cratic party with 143 majority in the
The article is too long to quote entire.
It seems to this writer that the
foregoing views, expressed by some
of the leading minds in the country
ought to be sufficient to convince
.. .; .;. anv reasonaoie cuizeu mat meic io
itv-f econd Congress twice refuse to auJ ., ljoi.f; f,ftm
adJpt a free coinage law! Did not kVJSa bave
the Democratic par Jy m the "ty- opportunity on more
third .Vnffe81,WT01;GSP 'oea the than one occasion, and have failed
7 y It J2f,t, hrSr that to meet the expectations of the peo
ouly law on the statute books that M;,tsnM of the Populist
increase in tne money r - attributable to the
.??"trJ ' "d 'Ui! KoncomingSs 07f the Democracy. .
it takes lam for the "middle of
the road" neither turn to the right
nor the left to gain popularity; but
stick to principle all the time.
iravo an increase in
same time vote down a proposition
fer the free coinage of silver at the
ratios from 10 to I to 20 to 1 by over
Let us take a little Republican
evidence as we go along. Senator
Chandler, of New Hampshire, whose
Republicanism cannot be denied,
"The Democratic leaders the
meu who dominate and control its
national inlluence, patronage and
organization are cold monometal
The breach is now too wide to be
closed the bridges have been burn
lowu With tioldbuga, Straddle Llara And
For The Caucasian.
Reidsville, N. C, March 5. I am
a full blooded Pop. I like the course
of Butler and Tillman. Tell Butler
to ero ahead'. He is right Free silver
will save us. Down with the gold-
buers and straddle liars and rascals!
Stand by the country and liberty
I am sixtv-one vears old and am
readv to stand for the people. Tel
irLr jr-ir; Wa .u,. them to stay in the "middle of the
. .r .. ' i imoo a-nA An nn " Priam " nrnpnt on
that is to
land's cabinet, and one
thing. Now let us see if we can tell
what that something is.
In the first place, from past expe
rience we must inter tnai it means
mittee, and still has their utmost
confidence. The full committee, af
ter hearing Mr. Battle's statement,
directed the chairman to proceed to
Warrenton and employ Hon. C. A.
Cook to take out the injunction with
out delay. The chairman found Mr.
Cook tootsickto act for the Alliance,
and at Mr. Cook's suggestion, he tel-
If he ia correct on this toint.
which 1 doubt, how can he oiport
the l'opulia's to abai.dun thi iw or
ganization, AM. THKIK l'klV ir-i.c
Too, and voti for a pig in a poke,
which will turn out to be a goldbug
He attemMs to c.aioi that lioaa-
aa that, becautie it would put none
but Populists in office. No other
kind of fusion will do in my opinion.
Better stand single-hauded and risk I cial reform canto M-cur.-l t&rouich
the people to do right. This will elthe Republican party. We claim,
a campaign of eddcation with deter-and hold to the trait, that, "ltv
fKllTH Tl Mlll.L anoay
And aa their fruit baa been
mination to free the people and the! tuair
eovernment from the thralldom ot I thkm
increasine debt. Then let all who
graphed Dr. Cyrus Thompson to favor a change for the better and
mploy Judge Whitaker. This tel- who oppose the issuing of bonds by
mtrram rpanhprl Dr. Thomnaon abOUt 1 WiO uuuuiooa vi - J '
three o'clock p. m., August 16th, bo the Populists in
very unwholesome for anything but
goldbugs, we don't want any more
of it. .Vhy doea be try to make aa
believe that tho KcpuMican party
will give us free silver, h n ho aa) a
of Greensboro was employed in ad
dition to Messrs. Cooke and Whita-
promptly destroyed and he punish
ed. Yet, the little white boys of the
slave-owners would instruct them to
read and write despite this vieri-
(and thiz is not mere presumption) lance, and .when the war closed we
1 i. 1 11 is. A no .a i . 1 : .1 i. ll.
iui lutsv win ixj t,o uoviTG no learnea wim surprise Luat tuey wem . . r,:,i4j
iu aZ 1, inirMnoi ii ,1 ker. As it seemed impossible to find
tuoy uuD we 1 poswu uu iuir tru ?uuf tiou, nTsvat(1 stockholders willinir to
who connaea in any pieage I and had been waiting patiently ior r-y r 'r",--,'.
... . 1 a 1 - - . 1 nvinir Hnn. .111111711 tiruruua wv an a. aa
miffht malcfl. and attempt tO WOrK I lnnw.hnnAH.fnr rAftnlt. (Inr crrat- vl"S ! - T
O 111 I f - " - -
the utter ruin of our party and the de- itude and thanks are yet due them
struction of tnose principles wnicn 1 for tnejr docility and patience, but I
every true Populist holds dear, and j can not say as much for our goldbug
for which it nas always oeen a uem- an( political oppressors. Ihey are
ocrat's sacred pleasure to villify and vet striving to rivet the fetters, and
abuse us. I are ravins because the veil of our
we may see their oppression
their endeavor to I
LU a ava. U fc UOb A V A AA a OW I .fjl"
' . . - I t a. At - . i. . la aa aw. sVaAattVl ArT 1.41 . . . t .1. Is . A I
that it was impossible for Judge njoi me wrengi wai ua vv-. mauwo um mat ma itrj-oou
Whitaker to prevent the lease's be- against them by Demo-Republico can party of North Carolina will
ing consummated that evening at and Republico-Demo's of the present never voto for a free silver tirketl
Burlington generation of politicians, office bold- Once wore, lie claims that this
T. . 1 i , i ct,;t ers and plunder hunters who profess 'oational money problem' is "in-
J1 lSFvJ7v If ST. SI to be the friend, of the people. .igniQcant and unimportant.- Can
aker that the validity of the lease x am surprihed to read the speeches poasi bio that aVnan f intelh-
couiu ue wbieu oy u.. ou .u. of 8o-called iilver Democrat?. 1 do Kence and education can to ,D earn-
not consider them worth the paperlmt or is be joking when he makes
me or tne tease. thev ar0 pnatd on- If they were iUch . .tateoient! Tha thiuk.ur
.Jf.ltxvi friends to s.lverthey would men ot Xorlh Carolina know tLat
have the validity of the lease 'tested. I verlheir connvcliwn withlbat dear thi8 moD problem which henator
u Ur iv 1 -.X.-.v old party, knowing they do that rritchard would like to Lavo ua
brother Alliancemen, J udge Schenckl . nmwmt ... . chance L..rw.V i th- r.r..I.U aK... all
slip to "down' silver and they never others that deserves our eartiet at
will. To fool the people, keep as tention at this time, and we do not
many in line as possible, to strength- intend to be Aide tracked by any aurb
en the goldbugs, seems to be tneir advice.
thorized and directed to ask the At
torney-General for permission to
bring the suit in his name. Attorney-
ftaneral Osborne eave au informal
consent, but after a few days re
considered and decided to hear ar-
aim. Watch them.
AN OPEN LETTER
Whlrk Some Matters Pertaining
That Leaae Are JlenUoaod.
1. A Al.:. Csvae Vt rtW f i"V iiA Q H rl
dui one luiuK mi , . . t K..c0wa
lrr.lr Forward and hffht uivuoot iwuw. b j -
luvu a.w In , TTT
nrst. e are rig
01 iur. ievc
, V. . my neighbors. I want you and every-
OUL lis mu0k , tnUnnw
influential members, declares that J
LTiirra. 1 panv 10 iroiu LuououiciitanioLu. - e : . . . . , - .. , . neiuie mo an j .t
money silver Democrats may prepare to eat spuPP" at "es" L" ef " f e, larity of the slave-owner and the two "0 General lo bring the Buit and
rtd to their dish of crow. President of the United States. 1 whlch were then applied by them to olitical partie3 of this nation, n iniunction aeamst the
- 1 . t-. t-r- n-r .-v rian rxaTTAt n r. nrkaru tu in 1 . - j s A a h wavb aa t a i . .a iann f
the next national Democratic con
vention must declare for the gold
standard a currency depending
" 1--. I ... .. I.-" i Z-J
lists. President Cleveland and his upon gold tor its ultimate reueiup-
admiuistration are absolutely in the tion, and that he is in lavor 01 a oe-
Unrrrfln I olftratioTi souarelv committincT the
AAUUUa VI Allla V A. IVI'VUk I w- 11 A 11
and his syndicate of foreign bankers, party to goia monomeniauism
They are against silver as a
mata!. and thev are committed
pold monometallism." I close with the following quota
In an article in reference to the tion from the speech of a distm
actiou of the Democratic party in guished orator:
Missouri and Illinois, the Missouri "Hon. T. P. Gore, the ablest ora
World says: tor in Mississippi, iu one of his
"It is true, Democratic State con- speeches used the following eloquent
ventions in Missouri and Illinois de- language: "Was Judas a friend to
clared for silver, but these were not Christ; wa3 Brutus a friend to Ciesar;
nominating conventions and the was Cromwell a friend of Charles I;
enldhupa made no
ttimv Thxr ignored them. Strictly Gmteau a friend of Garheld; was
speaking, they were not conventions Money a friend to Elam; was Mar-
of tho whole party. The regular shall a friend of Dinkins? If so,
Dominating conventions are the ones then is the Democratic party a
that count." friend to silver and, like the Lord,
This is in keeping with Demo- whom it loveth it chasteneth?"
. ratio nratia and professions all Respectfully yours,
. a . I MwrnnT'O
11 AXSIV Oe
- . 1 - A. A A- .
mi enn thai " l 1 : t J ll..!. 1 CULUUl S IW U1S UUll lli Lliv
lueu bkuui o moi dot luvii i nnnrfissioE nas udbu raiseu nuu luon i ? . ... . . . l
hope of controUi futur, IjgisH- tI3 ad, m!. TL; STE
won in mo Bannwriung l. upon mo ... .u h c,rolin. KlHrol(l .nd
ir in .tiiAh wa litLTAl , . THa AlH&iiee petitioned the At-
UUI CIDfJtilV'U 1CU TV W TV aaavaa nw - i I A.i h 'avn hnO hOO tnlinil OT1 f i " .
we anv t ohieo.t. To ac- A,V"" ","".r:.rrrr0rT: tornev-Generalto allow the
' . . , 7. ,. I LaviQ or linguisi, oi wuicu our otaio i - u:
orwmrviieh this thfiv. Iik the lion. . 1 . i t lL .i his name to bring suit
rnlhe tiger" and the cat, are only 7t0Ve manto lot ou good the North Carolina Railroad Com
..!,;, .nn mnVincr ovrtnres to Ha"6 5 r 7, ' A . ..LrUiuiT from exercising an assume
ht. Nowyouknow ithat ruse to V"--c
youdont, write iojmake an opportunity to wipe w out fthd". nd re-ichoed throughout "ancnu,
of existence, and enact for us their rCfv"! land of freedom. nas under us cnarier to lu uiuu u
.'ii -i 4; 1 1 mis oroaa ianu 01. ireeuoui. r;i-t. fnmnmiv. a norr.oration
. " -n, 01 N m American freemen profit r": n.dVr Vhe lawV of Vir-
one more uniaur uu 0010 uo. I , e tu a cn p r.tU I - . . .
T, ii: I Dy me cause ui iuuuu..ui cinia .for the term oi nmeiy-nine
vv nen, my ibiiow uuMua, iD 1 Pfiat nations and come forth in their " ' v;rtnallv alienatintr
member for the last f ew years you .,.nd stretn .d destroy the f.r'l.ftV.nrt frMZ
have been taunted with being a . . - th-; Rabvlonish Dower. i."JL n.;i..r!..mnantr
. . -w- aa MTT 1 W IimUoaJ a a,Wvev - A ' IU KAIU UUUkUlU AVBlinWI J-
-rop," a -xiayseeaer, a auij ftr shall we submit and become more rru: firct ntition. was filed
ite," and ail sucn names anu epi- d--raded than tte American slave Ratinn rfi. of the Code,
. . 1 r l SB M m I UUUul a-r j v aa v a vwar
tnets names in wnicn you .uu vAfArA tha war? To show the simi- " ;t th tut of tho At-
J. D. Talley.
For The Caucasian,!
Merry Hill, N. C, March 5. I
favor co-operation with a non-parti-.
. i i i j i
san boara or electors, pieugeu io
a. m w
1.I- IWo I Tka. fArA-atavrsi .f Tl..a fimfifrv
A ltv w w a-v. a or wo aa. vvoati I aaaa
often been deceived, eonfuncd, and
misled by those who pretended to bo
I their fiiends, and encouraged to
contend with each other at tho lal-
I lot-box about Uestions that were of
little importance, while such ue-
think we had better co-operate in
the State and make , our election
laws so they cannot be changed, ex
cept by the vote of the people.
W. A. Capehart.
us in derision, now can you bo ir master keDt tUe negro ignorant ,M aa Tho A rtornv-General hav-
-r,nr,- .nirmnn in tor oat. VffflT I . Ui icooc.
wib. i , ; 1 i ; 1 of his situation oy power, uur pom
priue ui uiauuvvu oiiu iuu
citizenship as to form any
Kisstos, N. C.f March 2, 1S.
Jnartnna I)AViKI.g. Eso .
Dear Sir Yours in regard to the tions as tnis national money proo-
so-called Alliance suit against the lem, wnica ncnaior i rucnara woaia
ease of the N. C. R. R. to the ftoutn-l Iiave us uenevo is msignmeani ana
ern is received. In reply would ay unimportant was vveriooaed.
that the SUte Alliance at Cary or we rememiM-r in years insw
anywhere else has never authorial tne poiiucai paaera wouia nw
any one to bring snit in iU name j aad sweat while telling m of the
against any railroad, bnt Alliance l meanness oi mo ir pany.
gentlemen whose action I endorsed, I the evils of Uriff. Uies, ixrtkKAL,
brought suit, and since that time revenue, "nigger' role, and tu
have seen fit to withdraw it. Ana tnousana oiuer imnga. out tuey .
since the action of the Attorney-i.en- not ten us tut mo money oo
eral in the matter, I, as an individ- goldbng thieves of America and
nal endorse the withdrawal. I sup- Europe, assists uy tao
nose that the attorneys engaged the Democratic and Republican par
knew and did what was best. Furth- ties were arranging thxik -national
er than this your deponent knowelh money problem was to redueo tbo
nt . " . . i
tu. ...mo mail that Lroaeht vour
i.. iv,t mo a marked eoov of and paupers on the other,
ylTr paper which was headed "Why We mast look well to oor hut.
:rr:.fcM-f in which von and county government, but that
aav that "The State Alliance has "national mvaej problem- is th.
been a law unto iUelf, and at the Uaestion that retires oar unJmded
Mn:n ir, Curv it nve stringent I and most
earnest attention from
A Divided Ticket Means Defeat.
For The Caucasian.! -----
Tulls, N. C, March 5. I see
with the party that thus
honor (?) themselves (as they would
say) and jeopardize your political
interest for all time to comet Did
they not tell you that fusion with
.dependent of his situation by power. Uurpolit- . eipressed reluctance to bring mee ung in " tne ,iu-. DOw until it is settled, which I think
v SSaJce ical leaders have kept us ignorant by tll 8ui himself. underSection G8G, Mt"10"nt0 Jluuken "onr will be don. next November,
would ms strategy and promises. The "tariff" judge Schenck filed two other peti- In this you l are wU1 M 2J. Giujv.
would DIS- m. oonatitnt a vfiil. has b..j c: r.n-. inm cunning muendos, pressure, m
ana - neKro ouuuiuuu6 i, tion basea onoecuons ooj uu -. i;.i,.i..,;n,t
been kept over our faces for the K . and believing that if per- Tr Vllfinea mirtt mUm-..
last quarter of a century. ve "mission were given to bring this E""" 1 OQl ha4 Toa wanted This is a brand new Lineola story.
been torn maiaa oufiruuuiw suit. th prayer for asxuloit oi " thA naViol- of the and true, like all of this oeries:
a....l,r, 1.1, .iU nn. amnttrnruitAM :LV. onIIVOUr nuow w I r I . ... . ..,
luona anu i" ws vrumweu n itiouu ui vuonoa i, -.1 :j i . : t tn I ii.j.vi: u t I iucic, uui -rj 1 thb CHAKis.it miKut, 00 "kir,. ic . u.n iff.inil. and ia I 1'rosident Lincoln reacaeu Atoao
effort to control was Booth a friend to Lincoln; was a 7r " Ta"X ;f 1" rJlYr" j:.fc.'Tkil s. - irqI and. tne concentration oi inn vt an ISJCXCTIOn- auaisst the
wealth, of our glorious country into saDstituted.
It Is Dinibled-Barrelled For The Banks
uver tho c.ountrv.
That there can be no dependence
Till Pi.. 1 in tVio nrnmisfia and profes-
ti... nnrtir on the Exchange.!
-!i i! n .urn in thai TTfinrv Clews, a Wall street
silver quesrtiou ia iuhj ' . r " V, ja(o,l TTohrnarv
c.n .1 -, T.nm Ranatnr Stow- in his weekly letter dated Deoruary
art's paper, the Silver Knight: 15, '96, says: :i-ja
"With such a showing the silver "The treasury has very wisely de
Democrats, who propose to submit termined to place an imPrtn' Pr;
the question of free coinage to the not itMrweMjtwA loM on
1 .. .. ior,K ;nnr. donnsit with the banks that nave
ant of the situation or governed by most liberally subscribed
fm aolfiah nn sid ration. If. aS I DOnQS.
vor it bv all means provided it can I fusion - was dishonorable in 1894?
be done a long the line with Butler's And did they not tell you that we
plan, and I do not think we will were only a few a mere handful in
have any trouble if we do not , cross North Carolina? But has not that
the bridge before we get to it. 1 1 handful been sufficient to overthrow
think the Republicans know, as well the tyranny of their boasted Democ-
as we Pops do, that it would mean de- racy and put to night its despotism?
. i? i i i . i I . -i . i ... i i i xwr -
leattoput up a aiviaea electoral i Ana now Denoia me spectacle: no
the hands of the few have caused us
to awake, and at least learn the cat
achism of our finances: and we see
the deep-laid plan for us to be
caught in the same financial trap
that now holds England fast, never
to extricate herself.
, i. , ..J that you were fighting
When Judge ocnencs openea wc , an the Alliance.
ii.... . i U.H fT t n il! mil in I
LKAbB -v - .i , .,.,: nr FVt.-rabnro-. aoou after
thit von were fighting the leasee more a seri:ns battle io w hich abont 2,XX)
At .k. iii;.n iconreoeraies weio maoo pinuana.
M I Hall S.AATJ3 Alliauvw I . er.
argument befoie the Attorney-tjen- You say, " We write earnestly b-1 General Mead, was on ih. rreai-
nis enema um rl tnlv that a srreat I dent s jen ana toj. uefg at. ui-
Homus m a non-partisan electoral again lettered, ana oecome ine ourselyes iet us join together as a Ior "
banker, ticket. The last legislative work tools, the unhappy subjects of the band q rothergJ in the entire inter- ords'
too . harmonious" for me to be- same party thaf has so long held us Z$u. General respectfully applies
the are willing to take any in subserviency. !5 a C 55,1 lw.to..M,1.a.tt..
No! we ean't do it. We left that
- a . ) 1
execresence because tne sore naa
grown so large that the Democratio
doctor refused to maae tne piaster
large enough to cover it, and we
have long sinee learned tnat to neai
lieve thev are - willing to take any
chances of turning the State over to
the rotten Democratic party again.
P. H. Flora.
he stated that
I cnuac a-va - . -o- - a . .
not desire or expect to vacate the to f Qtnre generations has been gles on bis right, va tneir way w
chabtke but only to exjoin thi , one db ecause we are disappoiat- headqnarurs tney roaa to a pomi
t.iist. The Attorney-General, at-1 . .l. c.m tm h no desire I where they eould so the large a-
" ' ' .- va. I11AL LilLl U UW !" I m . . ... . . . ,
Oi priavacra. " iui i
prisoners were many coiorea
ants and laborers. -
-Mr. Llaeoln," said General Meade,
"I trness Raireles did not overesti-
mate th. number or men eaptareu.
Mr..Lincoln checked his horse, do-
I . . 11 I CU IU. l"v - , I , ,
ticket; but why say any more. The are again invited, to "walk back will ydu ,ub. ter hearing argumenyxom aat p, - rf h wrong." .ow.Bro. Joe
majority of the Republicans T we would be good to Peu -
w . . r . ' j leave to bring aeuon ia tuo uawo oi
leal strife and burst tne ieiieauut . . nrnose of vacat-
throw MtojotortiJtonXtStorUToi the North Caro-
power, ana esiaoitsu -J - i,-", Railroad, OB
for its permission in tne iouowing fl. ..ttj, .officers of the Alliance.
silver men contend, bi-metallism lies
at the foundation of Democratic
principles and is essential to the
. r a a aI a Vi rTr oin
riptmy oi w7'.."w";" ril.. . m.li;0n Hnllara of bonds:
lt.ith.mo.t weirtlr .tticle ol it. Th.; bank gets mtereU on .
th.t hJ been nublUhed. showing million M.
Hear til j Approved,
F or The Caucasian. 1
Swawboro. N. C. March 6, I am the sore you must make the plaster
lua cu A nf nnr Populist representation larire en6ueh to cover it. Then why
SnlddoSS. ItI.Tt ime t Congress, and heartily endorse try that same old doctor againT
thAA that are in it. A bank the course pursuea oy our unnea
Clews intimated in a letter five or
States Senator, Marion Butler; and
heartily approve the principles out
lined iu your paper.
J. M. Bkll.
Leadint? politicians may seek to
force our people to terms and meas
ures, but who - would do this must
remember that he is treading on
dansrerous srrounds; that; the aver
" f. mi
tern, purelv American in its princi
pies, and in the interest of the entire
people. This accomplished, an era
of prosperity will follow sucn as
never was experienced by any nation
since the foundation of tne woria.
POR STJCH OTHER
ht.tf. AS THE. COURT MAY SEE T
Oh What a Difference.
O, what a difference between
and this time of the Tear. 1892.
. . tm wo
Get some "pressure," "innaenccs.
"seen a great light" out ot your own
eyes, and then you can see clearly
m etAriw a ear ar sa n i iruwiv
OW""r:i"::; " Vv;;r .Wold- Ubwaul surveyed the field full of
ver cox y-- -i - - r-Z . 1 i j a ; m. the (-on
ers to the wheel ana onug im Kri oiUu . . - - --- -
7. . -i.il.:- ... nml lKnill. And AAld: " I CS U neTAl.
nwmir . it.itiki I n ipxc&l viK -. . . - -
n.ncDivTVTntPREiiisKS: Andttien .i...L.i..j.Af.Ai.. .ht imim hha nnmber Is her. in black and
m.v - , ' , i&ai us leausi. vi ivu -j i . . z.
f n v. : nB ovno fn, tho ,hnr an- 1. . . j ..l :. mn I aV.li
iouow nia i kwvu. v n 1 I to nave perpetraiea, m iu uuiuS w w
pucauon wiucu omci iciici ii von maw be or great Digsaitit. to
penuone" uuusmiuvu au i e people, yourseix anu uou;
to refer to an injunction against Tn' state"
THiLiASK. As there are only two I ,tfm,ma AnAa. ttJ1 Suppose
judgments which can be given in move in that direction.
such cases, the one ior At,iir , Vei
rrofkocy Throe Tee
Thomas Dixon, tne
I msst and the other for injunction.
the "other reiieV must necessarily
4. il. JlIWBUKaA.
r o . . i - - - . . ? . i . .... - - . i Hin.rnr miei iii a m aw
age voter, though humble in life, is you conld hear nothing saia, ouisiue Bav. pomtea to an iajuat-uu. Nation of the' bond swindle he rMl h.
J-day well informed as . other of . The Supreme urt
i-TAwn bv.i turi Hrii i ikkvi! lu aj 1111 ac aaaA , a ar -
I -Dt0H When tne government re-
power, inclinations anu P"oor rv. -- - . k gell
treacber, said three years ago that the
'opulist platform brought to toe front
th. questions tnat were-o.ua;
Ute the coming century aad that lacy
were op for settlement, ana coata ow
be pat aaiae oy ine gnoata 01
mt ana tne ciaidi oi iri iiuu
. . .
trmmn theWO lUCSUOnS ID A DC BaYC.
Jf the Democratic party, is one pub- calls its deposit in. t to yo my opinion about to seek for refuge
hhed in the Mercury, of Dallas, tototZ'iZi "fusion" in a few words? 'Let us not plaeos than in the
Texas. It is too long to publish, but W tor it to par r with f have a mongrel ticket on national is- Only let tiiem onec
jg the inves-1 rroaods, and nave suocceded mainly
will neglect I by waving the Woody birt and v-or-oh.mM.
I iar over tbe old tariff .ear. rww. B
I - . . ii .l
tbe new laeas are a-mininf; aui we
h. "' ". " : I It makes S4U.0UU a year
Tu. v i- i. t I tho a rr an crement lasts.
iu iew lora ieiuuvraj .u- - o
nishes political principles for the
Pwty in other States."
"Straight, Clean Cut." "J
For The Caucasian. t ;j - - !
Jamestown, N."C," March
U1U BUSl UVW IT . . . C - L.V1. .
Domoeratie ranks. "L ? IZSZZZ'ZZa Vst Raleih. well satisfied with
onee more control you I Tmf ini 99 than abnnt the Demo-lease. I rt ..r frimd of arood rorent-land tbe old partiew aw compelled to
f k. 0j.ht -AiAif-nt an Und legislate for tou again and yon eP.tic convention which. is set for 1 Within a day or twothe Attorney- . ' - t-w Th Cauda I take np tbe hwuea wbetber tbej will or
the arrangement lasts, uonaa " - 1 l-.l6 ' ot- Tbe world is movm
Mlo favored by many because mem. a vuuia i wu. " iT",, " ' k. n-.nHit 1, tn h in Chicaeo. Jufv 7.1 Coatinnod on ona
" rat-Aiffa. 1 respect and connaence 01 mose wnuipQumauj wiwu .u.M.-,-r -
01 tneao jiiwum