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Jren Gents For
The Campaign, In Glubs of Ten. . Send Quick!
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Aril Receives Official Notifi
cation From The National Sil
ver Party as Tbcir Candi
date For President.
letter of acceptance
hi ll '"'l"" ''7 The If-morrat U
I ,, 1 1 y :M'ic-II!"mhi The I'lHt
l.irin a'"' t''il"" It - Not St-mnry to
1 lt 1 "," ' ""' 1 r ' I I Ori rut ion
u(tl.'l Kf r4-li from IIUI.Ur.
i..,..,s. N'eh. Sept. KAft.r :
hI1'"1' William .1. liryan re
I nriifl t hi" home cily to-day amid
, , . ; . - rat ion of entho?i)iMii.
In i.e " ' " -T '' recei vI the olHcial
until'"'1'"" "t hi nomination fur fhe;
p.nfii'-y t.j the Natioictl Silver1
Mr. Krvan vss metal Ashland, thir
ty iniles'f ruin Lincoln, ly a commit
. uiiipo-ifit of sixteen plain, common
t . . w ii -rn ri of bin. Mr. l'.ryan chunk
JihimN w ith the committee, told them
l ow glad he vvai to be pi j near home
nsrii'i. and that everything was look
ing well politically in the Knt.
li 'ti Lincoln wai reached .Mr.
i;ry:in wsh greeted with n mighty
rlii'i r, and :t,OO0 people nt onre fried to
,ri vent his reaching his carriage un
til lliMy IihiI ahaken hi hand. The
(ffiiri ino.-t pleased in the crowd wan
tin old Irifdi woman, who, having e
i nr'd posneHHion of hi hand for a mo
ment, was not i-ati.-fied with nhaking
it, hut raised it to her lips hefore its
owinT could remonstrate and c overed
il wit h kisses.
The procession that escorted Mr.
liryan to his home wan half a mile in
hMiifth, with two hand, two large
Hubs in uniform, carriages and citi
zens on foot. Ah he was about to enter
liis hou-e some one paid :
"Mr. l'.ryan, you really must say a
I'i'W words to theee people."
lit- could not rehi.t, am) said he was
glad to nee them and would talk, fome
iinre in the afternoon. Then the
ifuwd cheered. A man maid "Three
i lun-rs ior Her who will be the iirst
i.nly in tlie land after March 1." Mr.
liryan replied :
"If you will take my opinion for it,
she ban heen the tlrst lady in the land
fur the last twelve yearn."
Then they cheered and Jlr. l'.ryan
went mtodinner, for it was luon.
AK1KKNOON I'AKA lK.
It was a reat political parade for
Lincoln, me longest n nas ever uren,
they nay. 1 eople had heen coming in
Hll day Irom Hurmiinduig' towns. onie
ciime yesterday from York, forty miles
away, and drove all the way hecanse
the railroad would not pive excursion
rides an they do around Canton, O.
There must have been over a mile of
them in the procession when they
luially rounded up at the htate capi
tul and joined the crowd there that had
heen waitinir nearly two hours.
I he total nu m her that faced the stand
and yelled lor Jfryan vva.i over S,(MH).
I At .' .! rio feareu oo me fiiaiioriii
nvi Mrs. l'.ryan, Chairnan ;root and
inatH nnelly. Mr. J'.ryan was
i fitrimueed iy r. K. Itrown, Lincoln s
only free silver hanker. The crowd
'heert'd, and cheered again.
When he sMid that the farmers of
the Cst had found out that they had
as minMi rijfht to take care ot their
huftiness as the Wi.ll street broker had
to care lor his, the audience nearly
went wild. The applause continued
lhr.nih t tie speech. At last after the
crowds had stood in the sun for m-arly
two hours, he said. "Now I must
V hen he said to his nei;hhors," You
nisy turn against me if you will,"
nine a mar from many thousand
throats, "Never ! Never!"
Slt.VHK I'AltTV'rt NOTIFICATION.
The national Silver party, through
it- regularly appointed committee, at
tii;ht formally notified Wm. J. l'.ryan
nf his nomination hy its convention at
St. I.ouis. The ceremonies attending
the notification were in strong con
trast to those at the meeting at Mad-
Hon Square harden last month when
Mr. I'.rvan and Mr. Sewall were olM-
i:lly informed t hat they were the
In. ice of the Chicago convention.
The most marked ditFerence hetwe en
to-iiiyht's ceremonies and those in
New York was the fact that .Mr. Bryan
lid not read hid speech in answer to
the nomination given by th commit
tee of the Silver party. He made a
meech neither lonsr nor short w ithout
the aid of notes and was freeouentlv
RALEIGH, N. C, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1896.
Lincoln's appreciation of Mr. 15ry
in's first visit home since his nomina
tion was nhown hy the indefatigable
imraOingof free silver clubs, the dis
play of tire works, and the frequent
exercises of lung power through tin
liorns and the good, old-fashioned
It was S) o'clock hefore the first of
the llariitg tlambeaux, heading the
andidate's escort were spied by those
t the canitol as their bearers turned
into Fifteenth street, the thorough
fare leading to the stand. Twenty
minutes later Mr. Uryan appeared on
t tie platform and ttie crowd that had
increased with great rapidity after
ii tn ponuaf ml ? v a It i a uta 1 1 L rutnrn It cr
'ire was recognized. 1 he space in
!'ront of the stand and for several huri-
tred feet back was black with people.
Morris Humphrey, of Lincoln, called
'he assemblage to order, and in a few
words presented (ieorge A. (irout, or
'hio, chairman of the committee ap
pointed by the national committee to
'lotify Mr. Bryan.
it was 10 :20 o clock before Mr. Grout
oneluded and Mr. Bryan began, lie
"Mr. Chairman, Chairman of the No-
ilicatioii Committee, and Members of
' hf I nm m ilfuu f ct f t rwnl v a t. t li ! a
''Hie without the formality of a letter.
Hie nlatforni adopted by tlie Silver
"nvtntion contains but one plank,
'nil that plank the plank upon the
motley question, or upon the silver
!'fstion, is identical in substance with
e silver plank of the Chicago plat-
opni. As I have already discussed at
"nuth that plank, and it will not be
'pessary to enter into any extended
'seusjitin At this time. I beer to as sure
committee that I accept the nora-
jation so generously tendered by
"m on hehiilf of the Silver nartv. in
iirit in which that nomination
s ItnilerKil I pun annrwiatn the
'ling which animated those who as-
'"'tiled in that convention. I can ap
ff'iate the hesitation in which those
etnhled there turned their backs
'P'1" the party with which they had
ikiiow something of the strength
'' Parties, mid ht mom I vm In rut.
'tiltn Whert I li.r.kait furwanl t n'luw.
i ttl it y of like action on my part, I
u appreciate the depth of a convic-
fin i... k . . . . . . .
tea itieiii to place the inter
8 of their country above the welfare
"nr party. (Long cheering and
"""ts of good.')
"More than a year ato. when we
were erieaffed in thf
Democratic party to an endow
ment of free coinage, the question
wai put to me, whether in case of fail
ure I WOl'ld 'UiTtort ti lli.mrU
nominee ,i he were riorrjinitI un
gold standard platform. I never be
lieved that such rt
m the Democratic nartv. but w!.r.
these who questioned me were not con
tent with probabilities, but a-ked
again whether in the case of that event
i wouid support the nominee. I said
as you will remember, that under no
circumstance would my vote be given
to the man who would in -the execu
tive ottice use his influence to fasten
the gold standard iiimn thn
e-ople. ((ireat cheering).
-iy convictions upon this sub ect
are not -hallow collections. I may he
in error, my friends. None of us can
laim infallibility. Kut we have ex
perience of history to guide us and
our judgment and our consciences, and
l stand w here t he members of that Sil
ver convent ion stood. I would rather
have the approval of iny conscience
than the applause of the entire earth.
I may he in error, but l helieve tnatj
the gold standard is a coripiracy
against the iM'. -nrj uv. (t.reat cviv-
"1 v.ou!? no sourer join the ranks of
thoi who.-e t.uroor" it is to fasten
thai, upon tin American people than
to enlist in an army that was march
ing to attack my home and kill my
family. (Itenewed applause;. I can
ay, therefore, that I can appreciate
the spirit which .animated those who
have jur-t tendered me this second
nomination, arid i can therefore ac
cept it in the spirit in which they pre
sent it. And 1 pledge them that if
elected they .shall never have cause for
accusing me of being false to that
trust." (More cheering.)
Accel.! th It?iiiu rnlic Nomination.
Lincoln, Neb., Sept. 'J. T oday can
didate Bryan made public his letter
accepting the Democratic nomination
for 1'resident. Below we give a few
extracts from if.
Hon. Stephen M. White and others,
Members of the Notification Com
mittee of the Democratic National
Centlenien : 1 accept the nomina
tion tendered by you on behalf of the
Democratic party, and in so doing de
sire to assure you that I fully appreci
ate the high honor which such a nom
ination confers and tiierave respon
sibilities which accompany an election
to the Presidency of the Lnited States.
So tleeply am I impressed with the
magnitude of U power vested by the
Constitution in the Chief Kxecutive
of the nation and with the enormous
influence which he can wield for the
benefit or injury of the people that 1
wit.h to enter the oliice, if elected, free
from every personal de?ire except the
desire to prove worthy the confidence
of my country.
Human judgment is fallible enough
when unbiased by selli.sh considera
tions. and in order that 1 may not be
tempted to use the patronage of the
ottice to advance any personal ambi
tion, I hereby announce, with all the
empnasm winch words can express,
my fixed determination not under any
circumstances to be a cand:late for
re-election in case this campaign re
sults in my election.
1 have oareiully considered the plat
form adopted by the Democratic Na
tional convention,and unqualifiedly in
dorse each plank thereof.
Our institutions rest upon the prop
osition that all men, being created
equal, are entitled to equal considera
tion at the hands of the government.
Because all men are created equal it
does not follow that a citizen haa a
natural right to injure any other citi
zen. Tiie main purpose of government be
ing to protect all citizens in the en joy
ment of life, liberty and the pursuit of
happiness, this purpose must lead the
( Jovernment first, to avoid acts of af
firmative, injust ice, and, second, to re
strain each citizen irom trespassing
on the rights of any other citizen.
A Democratic form of government
is conductive to the highest civiliza
tion, because it opens betore each in
dividual the trreatest opportunities tor
development and stimulates the high
est endeavor by insuring to each the
full enjoy merit of all the rewards of
toil except such contribution as is ne
cessary to support the government
which protects him.
Demoeracy is iiulili'erent to pedigree
it deals with the individual rather
than witli his ancestors. Democracy
ignores differences in wealth neither
riches nor poverty can be invoked in
behalf of or against any citizen. Dem
ocracy knows no creeu recognizing
the right of each individual to worship
(iod according to the dictates ot hi
own conscience; it welcomes all to a
common brotherhood and guarantees
equal treatment to all, no matter in
what church or through what lorm
they commune with their Creator.
Having discussed portions of the
platform at th time of its adoption,
and again when your letter of notifi
cation was formally delivered, it will
not be necessary at this time to touch
upon all tho subjects embraced in the
TELEGRAPH AND LEPHOKE RATES.
f Making Mlillos
tL'nltd Ktata acd
$j United Htatea
July, lb'M, that
tag in all other
thm t'rrarot Mono)
lr Kt lo tl
It appears from
in Switzerland whl
countries than ouj
and telephones beiontr to the nost
cilice, the government has reduced
the rental of telephones to $S per
year to each Btibscriber. The gov
ernment in Kweden ch&rgtg $0 pr
year for u.se of telephone. The usual
charge for a telegram in all other
countries than ours is 10 cents. Just
think of the enormous difference to
the people of a postal telegraph and
telephones, with 10 cents tor a tele
erarn between any two point in the
I'tiiou, and telephones renting at $0
or .? per y tar. Why should not the
people of the United States have the
advantage of thcae rates like the peo
ple uTKler government less avowedly
conducted in the iaterest of the peo
ple. The piesent uionor. y is making
millionaires. Less than ."00 000 in
cash altogether has ever been paid
in by the Western Union stockhold
ers. The capital stock now is over
$100,000,000 and it is nil either water,
or not earning?, orci at ! above, the
largo annual dividends to stockhold
ers. The telegraph ia this country
originally be.lonjrtd to tho postoilice.
It was ilie.'?tljT turned over to a pri
vate corporation. Tre act of con
gress of 1SG7 give the United States
the option to take back the telegraph
at any tiuo, and every mile built
since then has been constructed with
knowledge of that option on the part
of the govornuent. Tho Western
Union is making millions annally
out of high rates nd poor accom
modations, while the people are
operating the antiquated, non-paying
part of the postofhee the non
electric mail at a heavy annual 1 js.
In all countries in which the electric
mail, i. e., the telephone, is h .art of
the postal service the po.-tcllice pays
a prolit. In Italy, the postotfice has
lately' reduced telegrams to 5 cents.
(Iteat Britain was the latest great
government to make tho telegraph a
part of the postal service, yet even
there it wa ? doue in 1870 twenty
six years ago and immediately pri
vate telegiams multiplied tenfold
(not merely ten per cent, but a thou
sand per cent.) and newspaper dis
patches multiplied thirtyfold.
W hat stands between us aud this
great reform'.' Answer: The control
of the daily press by the telegraph
monopoly and the control of congress
and other oll'ice-holders at Washing
ton by a powerful lobby and tele
graph franks issued to all congress
men and senators who will accept
them. All the influential offlco-hold-ers
around the departments in Wash
ington city are also liberally sup
plied with telegraph franks especi
ally m the postolhce department
When shall tho people conic, to
their rights in this matter Answer:
When they will it. "Who would be
free themselves must strike the
IvALEIGH, N. .,
HANNA OPPRESSES THE T0IUR.
K8jTh Oatral Labor Or(Btstla
of Ct"Iaad WfrklatztB Dac
New York World
Th Central Labor Union rKivd
yesterday from the Central Labor
Union of Cleveland. O., letter con
taining what purports to be the la
bor record of Mark II anna. T.ie
letter is as follows:
Jacob E. Hansen, Secretary C. L. U.:
Dear bir: In reply to youn of
the l!4th inst., in which you desire
to learn the attitnde of 31. II. Il&n
na relating to labor unions, I will
say that previous to the Republican
convention at St. Louis the 0. L. U.
of this eity propounded a number of
questions for the Republican work
ingmen of this country to ask of M.
II. Uanna. In that manifesto it
was charged that llanna had wreck
ed the Seamen's unions of the lower
lake region, that he had smashed
the union of im street railway em
ployees and refuses to allow them to
organize now; that he had assisted
in destreving the- Mineworkers'
unions of Pennsylvat ia; that he had
attempted to break up the carpen
ter's unions of this city by emyloy
ing scabs on a new mansion at a crit
ical time this spring when the eight
hour day was being put into effect;
that he had a strike of laborers in
tho shipyard in which he is interest
ed this spring and told a committee
of the men, who demanded the same
scalo of wages paid in a competing
yard, viz: $1.35 a day, that if tljey
voted tor McKinley they might re
ceive higher wages, and dodged the
Neither Mr. llanna nor any of his
satellites have dared to meet these
que&tions and they are unanswered to
day. Hero in Cleveland he is so
well known as a labor crusher that
not a solitary member of a labor or
ganization or in fact any other citi
zen, will attempt to defend the man's
I will add that several weeks ago
Mr. llanna attempted, through a
third "party, to have the president of
the Central Labor Union or myself
wait upon him to have a "talk," but
his overtures were treated with the
scorn that they deserved.
If Hanna has anything to say he
can come before the Central Labor
Union and say it. He has been
challenged to do so.
M. S. Hayes.
Corresponding Secretary C. L. U.
CiVES REASGKS WHY. !
Colrd HI4 A Ita
We bve been &k(?d why w pre
ferred Tom Watson to Mr. SwJl
vic-prf idential candidate. There
are several reaaona, chief of which
is. he has been tried, a a representa
tive of the masses, and foutd not
wasting, while we have no reason to
expect any favor for the masnes from
When tLe union of labor forces in
the Soath and West resulted in the
election of forty-one congressmen in
1S00, Tom Watson was one of that
number. These members were then
virtually Republicans and Demo
crats, but they bad pledged them
selves to decline to enter their party
caucus or be controlled by it in any
manner whatever. This pledge wan
exacted by the Farmer's Alliance and
other kindred and affiliated labor or
ganizations!. Of ihe forty-one mem-
oers elected oy tuis union or labor
forco it ToUO, thirty were from the
South and eleven irom th West.
When Cogreps convened in 'ill party
lines were closely drawn aud the
party caucus was all-powerful in
holding together the old party vote
u the organization of the House.
o the honor of the eleven estern
representatives be it said that every
one of them held firmly to their
pledge not to enter their party cau-
mocey scarce or plenty as
. . .1 t. . Tl .11 . 1-1
cus, and to the honor ot Tom V atson l"ey cuousei il nu ui us uau siuuieu
be it said he was the one of th thirty tQ19 money question long ago, and
Southern Representatives who held bad as much sense as 'God gave
his pledge to the people as a sacred u," about money and banks these
promise, lie was the candidate of oanKs wouia nave Deen urnstied rrom
the Western people's representatives place and power long ago. If we.
or the Speakership, when he knew t&e people, rule, men surely our own
it was a hopeless race and an empty due bills, L nited States notes, treas-
honor. but he welcomed defeat and ry notes, greenoacKS cai' tnem
accepted it in the discharge of what what you will issued so as not to
he felt to be his duty. exceeu sou.vu.per capita are periect-
Is it any wonder the people, the MY good in our Hands, lney are not
rank and file of both the Democratic Promises to pay but payment abso-
J 1-. a. Z J a? I lnra crt An! i n ati n t?A u n
ana x opuiist parties, auu larmera, - "1 rT. nuent recurrences to the fundamental
tne mecnanics ana common laoorers uiuw mwu wuUni. iuvu. principles of the government. It n
trust and honor Tom Watson? More Jefferson said so, John L. Calhoun absolutely necessary. I'arties go
than this, the toilers of the West and declared the same Baying, "But this wrong and we must refer back to get
South have long ago decided that the great source ot weaitn to tne nation right. 1 here has nothing been to the
South had been held at the repent- is positively abandoned to bankers front and stirred the people i nee the
anceseat long enough. The prime and brokers and is actually borrowed days or V. like the free silver coinsge
object of the Alliance movement was back by us at interest." Henry Clay .1" " tt? ilLT.
i ii a: tooiii n ttt iiinrv t n a (vMrarn m ti t ta i w m- j - '
o unite tnese sections ou common '",;u,"'6 ti.rht to-t.pr v.r tr-inii, o-r.mn.i
1 . f ml t' i m i mm 4nA niAMAVt 77 hall I " " " rV
political giounds ior tne Dencnt 01 i Vu. We must all come together on the sil-
all. t or thirty years tne democratic w ignore iuia great, iiuiui oay
party hadn't the honesty to leap the no. Then let us set Wall street and
barrier of sectional hate and prej- the banks aside; let tho people gov-
ndino snd name even one ca adulate em. L.et tne money as deuerson
on its National ticket from the South, said "rest on the power of taxation,
HANNA'S CORRUPTION FUND.
Randolph Cunty Cimyexvtion.
Asheboro, X. C, Sept. 5, '9G.
The Populists and Republicans held
their conventions here to-day in dit
ferent halls at the fsarfie hour.
A full representation attended the
Populist convention. A full, free,
and lengthy discussion was had
upou a proposition from Republican
representatives on the question of
co-operation in the county. While
this question was pending, a propo
sition was submitted by the chair
man of the county Democratic exec
utive committer agreeing to fuse
with us by giving half the county
ticket down to the magistrates.
This propositioa coming at the
eleventh Lour aud under cireuni
stances looking hko an unwilling
offer, the convention proceeded to
ballot on the question of accepting
or rejecting the tetins made by our
Republican friends which proposi
tion was accepted by a vote of 53 to
S. Fusion was thus adopted and
completed save naming eand states
The convention then proceeded to
nominate a. ticket, which is as rol-
Senate, Dr. D. LI. Parker; House,
J. White; County Commissioners,
An increase in the bonded debt of
the United States at this time is en
tirely without excuse. The issue of
interest-bearing bonds within the last
few years has been defended on the
ground that they were necessary to se
cure gold with which to redeem United
States notes and Treasury notes, but
this necessity has been imaginary
rather than real.
Instead of exercising the legal right
vested in the United States to redeem
its coin in either gold or silver, th?
executive branch of the Government
has followed a precedent established
by a former Administration and sur
rendered the option to the holder of
the obligations. This administrative
policy leaves the Government at the
mercy of those who nnd a pecuniary
profit m bond issues.
The fact that the dealers in money
and securities have been able to de
plete or protect the Treasury, accord
ing to the changing whims, shows
how dangerous it is to permit them to
exercise a controlling influence of the
Treasury Department. The Govern
ment of the United States, when ad
ministered in the Interest of all the
people, is able to establish and enforce
its financial policy, not only without
the aid of syndicates, but in spite cl
any opposition which syndicates may
To assert that the Government is de
pending upon the good will or assist
ance of any portion of the people oth
er than a constitutional majority is to
assert that we have a government in
form, but without vital force.
NATIONAL BANE CURRENCY.
The position taken by the platform
against the issue of paper money by
national banks is supported by the
highest Democratic authority, as wel
as demanded by the interests of the
people. The present attempt of the
national banks to force the retirement
of United States notes and Treasury
notes in order to secure a basis for a
larger issue of their own notes illus-
A. J. Tomlinson and D. M. Holliday
f ollowing resolutions wVre passed Jas. Creelman m IS. 1
without a dissenting voice:
"Whereas certain reports origina
ted by the spirit of malice or willful
tnpidity, have found credence and
reacted upon the honor and :nteg
rity of our county chairman ia his
conduct ot the last campaign and in
his prelimirary steps of the pending
The "Hoodie Bring Spent to Influence
Woiklngmen Who Favor itryan to Sup
The worst element in this cam
paign is the part which Mark Han-
na's fund is playing. Caador com
pels me to give the facts without re
gard to whether Mr. Bryan's elec
tion would be a good thing or a bad
thing. There is plenty of evidence,
in my opinion, to show that this is
rapidly becoming the most corrupt
and corrupting political struggle
known to the American people.
Bryan may be defeated, but the
influence of money and of Mark
Hanna's methods upon the voters of
Wisconsin, in common with the
voters of other States, will not dis
appear after election day.
Let me give one example. I speak
of a matter I know and understand
The Reliance Machine Works, owned
by the Edward P. Allis company
are situated in Milwaukee. There
are employed ia this establishment
something like l.bOO men. Here the
Bryan sentiment is very strong.
It is an absolute fact that lo worn
ingmen in this establishment are at
this moment on the payroll of the
Republican State committee as se
eret political agitators, lheir com
panions are ignorant of this fact
and do not suspect it.
The result is that these men nave
an influence which they could not
possibly wield were the truth known
The Republican committee haa
also, I am informed, upon its pay
rolls a large number ot men m an
other establishment, which employs
about 2,000 workmgmen. In severa
of the factories here gold standard
arguments are pinned each week to
the envelopes containing wages.
The Republican committee has also
sent men into the mining districts o
Wisconsin to offer $o in Mexican sil
ver tor 12. a m American money.
TNE EVIL OF NATIONAL BANKS.
Lm TW M T -Ummt mm Tmm rwr mt
THUw"-TlM rNrl 9m t Vmmm:
4 nM A IHimtt Vto br T
rmmU Vmmm All UmI Imim.
Ma. Kditok: National backs are
a caftecr on the body politic. Sarca
the Constitution of toe States asd
of the United States and tell t& it
yon find any place ia
justifies a man on oath
to support and maintain the same
to pive a vote to charter a National
bank or a State bank of sae! Tell
me where in all the nation's govern
ment is the power vented to coin
money, regulate the
and of foreign coin?
compelled to answer in the Congress
or the l nited Mate.-T Then .inswer:
1 a ad ro4 wi'h la Wy aot-1
h finally saw it a Lis fsttsrr did
they wsr werth bat 7 0 a&4 Mt
eorrespndinclj miserable over it.
Shortly after that the U u sb
AoiaainUBc aed shee4 bis hi
"'t-eeat dollars aed toM ni stotT:
and the eonrersatvon ceded by tbe
anjaaia'ane bnyisfr the col'ars of
the boy at sitty cBtsab. ILgLlj
hasCoogress the pw r to !r!-gate
that sacred trust reposed in it by
the people and for the people to l-e
used for their benefit, by their chosen
representatives and not to be voted
to corporations under the false uame
of National backs, that name to be
used to convey to a casual observer
the-idea that the banks are the gov
ernment's banks. It is true the gov
ernment's bonds are behind thttn,
but they are run and controlled by
stockholders and directors. They
area corporation, and have no soul.
TliSY ARE 1LLU1C ENEMIES. Why
shall they control our currency and
either that I elated at his rood stroke of bun ..
who swears I when he reached v bou. rothvc
into the boa and etelaitne!: "Pi.
what do yoQ tbiak! 1 foaed a fl
w jast Lie fool etougb to ffie see
CO cents at tree tot thoe . cent dol
Urs acl I let him have them It
vatne thereof I ai1 the air bas had a blue tier aed
Are you not I a snlpbaroos tmell around that fsrm
bouever since, and the tuan !nt
know which is the bigger fool-himself
or the boy.
MAI. CUTMRIE AT CMAKL0TTC.
lllii(ta AUB4rtlrtotl A4IimI
tmm rmtm mt fclatifewra.
J.M TtitirdsT I4sj. Wm. A. Cut trie
tirlivrrt-t! an 4Jr iu hrh4t t
fore lar auJirtao. I-i'C b-fore
the hour frthf peakinr, w-.pie
tlo setilti atu-- i'srk Iter Uh jwk
rf 1 to lliske thl pe li. lleaide
l'opulits thrre wen many Ivmncriti
and ICcpubiicaiis prrtit. i the
rostrum with Msj. GutLne were Mr.
Harvey WiUon, uirc Au-tin. Ir. J.
It. Alexander and Wsltt-r l; Henry.
We give below a brief sjnorMis of the
add re :
Dr. J. It. Alexander took tLeMsnd
and introduced Major Guthrie.
The speaker aid thai tie bad come
to Mecklenburg to catch, if lit could,
some of the inspiration that moved the
sturdy men of old who declared for the
Declaration of Independence in 1 77.
I have come to arouse patriotism
among men of all parties, creeds and
colors," said the jeaker. I came to
tell you that the IVople's party is noth
ing new, but contains the fundamental
principles of the constitution, like the
Declaration of Kights many years ago,
where it is said that there inuht be tre-
Vxrloui Mitten ca WUcli ih
Popular Option ii Exprtu-d-All
Sectiaat ItUrt itl.
UVIXQ ISSUES TOEWAKD.
mmmt tfc A vtUl w
I A- li V t I.LE. til., Krt. i. Get tie
men" I'lea m'l t dollar tt I tM
for wb eh n4 Tub t'i-u
for one )r aed Ue Wm raa
not do without it ti u cam of ibo
let tducali rct tb Stltb. at J IB
&ft of the I'aion. It r'. Ct uf ti,
glad tidirra f our standard lrni.
Hryan asd Watae. tU men mu
shoo!.! l iur neat I'resideat aed
vtee I'resiJcnt. Itryan, tcai k
represctts tb creat laU rei.- aod
Vtjo. tca he is it. uaiv tosu
of the South tLat Las Wca called on
to r cut pcp
dent since the lat
Southern man, cf
bkid, and would
yet for thirty years, with one excep
tion, received its solid electoral vote, currency.
For the past two years, if one meieves,
the only proper basis of the national h-hJ were cursing the Fopulhds for
7 ihe legalized money
the heads of financiers,
might judge by the utterances of tho presidents, casniers oi Banns, ewi. and they are coming to u-lt ui itiod
Democratic press and Democratic usurers, uanKers auu urun.er. are u- arjti feVm
politicians, there appeared to be a termined that the poor people shall "There aie several of us running for
thfl nurt nf ton Demo- never understand money and banks. I Governor, l ou are- the jury, out J
war. He u a
ruasM, EVKkr ectiok, ast bxkvi
NATloXALITY, itbf.taal riffkts to
all and scial privile-s M Mee."
All our ancestors were trictly
Democratic aod fought for the -ao
theyUiiTtd Tom riuht. and e.
too, dread to depart from the old
"landmark.' but we have worked
and shouted for Democrats until
had a majority in loth Houses, ami
they did worse than any Kepoblican
administration of our knowledge
So we can say boldly and without ftar
that we are no longer a Iemocrat.
So we can premise our Tar Ill
friends that with Guthrie for Gov
ernor and the Senate and House of
Representatives filled with members
of the Peoples Party, that you will
have better laws, more schools and
The third party is jut as nse-
ary as our daily rations. The Iord
must have directed Col. L. L. Polk
to get up some organisation tbat
would frPriLi? a new t-artv. 1I found
everything under the sun, from cranks itaoJ named it the Peoples Partv
uu u. Uliu uuw luri ii n ncim "r l,......,, . . ,1. . I.. l m
. ,. : i 1 1 .. , uriinroiinivi rl i'i nuru-
ver question. It was the l'opuliids
who started the move, and now the
country is for it. . Hut prejudice keeps
the forces apart. We have no confid
ence in the Democrats. Two years ago
cratic party to seek to unite the West Let them juggle, lie and cheat, it
and South; but when that party will not avail mueh after a little
named its National ticket this year more light is turned on. A direct
it was evident the union was to be vote by "Referendum" is demanded;
one of sentiment only, in which the it will save the country. The strug-
South had no representation. gie wiunoi te an easy one nor me
The nomination of Tom Watson by connict snort, oui numanity, justice
the Populists for Vice-President was and truth is on the side of the popu-
as much a rebuke to this sectional lar will of the people freely and
spirit as it was a declaration of Pop- fearlessly expressed.
. A. 1 A. A. A A I
ulist independence. Tom Watson quango tne onsutuiion oi iue
stands to-day not only as the choice United States and give us a direct
of the Populist party for Vice-Presi- vote of the people for President and
dent, but as a preference of a maior- vice-President and United States
it v of Southern Democrats. His re- Senators, and a cei tain class of laws
want you to be soft with me w hen yon
hand in the verdict,
"1 am not fighting individuals but
Then the speaker told of both Re
publicans and Democrats in 1S7 adop
ting the Stanley Matthews resolutions,
saying that silver was good for paying
bonds and interest on the bonds and
now they have deserted it. The re
solution," he xaid, "still stands and if
you had an honest Secretary of the
Treasury and an honest President, sil
ver would be good to-day. Now the
gold wing of the Democratic party
says it is not honest money. We need
honest men at the head more man
ucation mat wocil carry a man
through the world twenty years ago
will not do so now, just so with tb
old parties. Why not change' tbcmf
we cannot do any wotrt. We will
close by aying hurrah lor Hryan,
Watson and Guthrie.
U. M. Wawkis.
Will Ma4 lY r Natulan.
Kor The Caucaman.f
IlAKfti P. O., N. C, Kept. 10
Please find enclosed one dollar to
renew my subscription. The people
in this community will stand by our
nojiirees on National and State
ticket. We will support both Popu
lists and Republicans wherever they
m'ren with tia in f hir financial riaara
cord is clean, he is the tried and true to be ratified or rejected by the peo- honest money. John Sherman, under j nope yoa wju ag pod on
friend of the masses, and it the-Dem-pie; ucu as aro uauuuai, uui wcai, iriutui i-m voC this fubject.i
ocratic oartv cannot see its way clear general and not btate laws, lo sup
to removing obstacles it has placed ply the nation with money is one
in the way of his election it is a mis- qnestion ana wnai Kino, ot money is
fort.n u e for which the. Democratic another: to declare war is another;
and Lope every K pub-
party is alone responsible.
$1.00 will send Thk Caucasian every
week until after the election to ten
persons. Will you send ua a club?
Political Speakers and Audiences.
Many people are printing lists of
political-speaking appointments. It
would be hard to say how many
people in this State will attend them
in the next few weeks. The num
ber will be great. The efforts to
Whereas, we desire to denounce persuade the people will be strenn
Onsnect Last Week With Laree Attend
ance lie. Alileruian at Its Head Some
The University opened last week
with bright prospects of a prosper
ous year. The first week closed
with a total attendance of 504 in all
departments. These are distributed
as follows: Collegiate department,
2S0, Law 45, Medicine 2G, Summer
School 153. This means, if the ex
perience of the past is carried out, a
total enrollment of COO.
- The freshman class is particularly
promising, numbering already al
most one hundred. A comparison
with the corresponding day of last
year is very favorable, and justifies
the assertion that the high water
mark will be easily passed.
Dr. Alderman has his forces all
well in hand, and will make a most
able and conservative executive. He
outlined his policy in a formal ad
dress to the students.
The faculty remains the same as
ast year excepting the roiiowtng
Dr. Limscott, (.uni
to abolish all banks of issue, and to
keep Church and State, the sword
and money separate from execu
tive control is by referendum matter;
internal discord would cease. Man
arrayed against man, interest against
interest, section against section all
would cease by a high or direct vote
on the question. A low duty on im
sale of land to aliens, ownership of
lican that is nominated for the State
Senate and House will give as their
views on the finan e so we may know
what we are voting for.
S. F. Li MVK..
He then told what free ttilver meant
From this he took up the standard sil
ver, the gold and the trade dollar.
Explaining tbat the trade dollar had
420 grains of silver while the htvndard
dollar had 112' j grain, yet the latter
is worth twice as much as the former,
he said: "Now the Republicans in
their St. I.ouis platform declared that
every dollar how i worth as mochas
a gold dollar. It is not true. Now I
want to see a Legislature sent to
Raleigh that will make the tradedollar
1 1 ,nHo. tw thim SLtato I at nolri I Oi. .1 II
poods, foreign immigration. 1 1 ha i ;na an.1 ?ar aurh nin n I read by every Democratic
sneaker said that cotton was
railroads and telegraphs by the gov-1 going up because of the short crop.
ernment &c, &e. All national qnes- and continuing said: "The panic in
tions effecting the whole nation 1W was hard to overcome. It was
ought to be submitted to a direct not gotten over t.Il f"i coiiia w-r
T tit, . i made legal tender in this country.
vote. Who can enter a solid reason Xqw wnave cut off forei(rn coin',,
to oppose he will of the maionty have 9lopped the legal trade dollar
of the people. Let the great pulsa- anj money is scarce. We need money,
tion of the American people be That is what we want. When silver
felt, seen and heard on no- was demonetized by the Republicans
tional questions, and we will have in 1873 the country was struck a blow,
a happy and a free people all united started down. The Democrati i were
: t going to help us right affairs, but have
?-aiu"L YV lK a " Wt; hey done it? Xo I voted for Cleve
ican Eagle take the written Consti- ianS tneiast time and lam proud of
tutionof the L nited States with these jt did jt became Harrison was for
amendments in his beak and flyaway I rn forpt, b:n vow i will vote for
to some sky-piercing cuff
Rocky Mountains, and there
KndamiTb Art Ion mt TLe I'aaplaa ret If.
For The Caucasian. 1
Moscr, N. C, Sept. 10. I write
to thank you for your "Vahdictory
to the Democrats' in The Cat cakias
of August "J7tb. I wish it could le
the Slate. I think it would do tbetn
good. Surely if they could only see
themselves as others see them they
would be willing to show some con
sistency for once in their lives. I
think yoa ought to reproduce the
valedictory, and urge upon Popu
list the necessity of getting it into
the hands of every Democratic voter
in the State.
Hy the way why i it that lomt
Democratic papers did not give an
account of the Populist State con
vention? Waa it because there was
nothing disgraceful done nothing
that would discredit the party in the
of the and all who were there paid strict at- era's) tbat the Populist did the right
and condemn all such attacks upon
the representative of our organiza
ion as unworthy the conduct of
truthful and fair-minded gentlemen
Resoived, That we hereby de
nounce all such, utterances as &ian
derous and malicious, and as further
evidence of our appreciation of his
services and of him as a Christian
gentlemen, endorse his action, so far
as we know, in tho campaign of two
years ago and his endeavors to rally
the Populist forces for the pending
Resolved, Further, That we are,
and by this means assure our county
chairman, T. S. Folwell, that we
have confidence in his honesty, in-
grity and sincerity in the manage
inent ot our campaigns and our
thanks are hereby tendered."
Tne convention was a grand suc
cess and tne ticket named wm be
elected by majorities ranging from
700 to 1,000. It looks like our Dem
ocratic friends will not have a
'chance" this year.
Thos. S. Folwell,
Chm'n Co. Ex. Com. P. P.
More Spanish Troops for Cuba.
ous, more strenuous thanj m many
years. The campaign orator faces
his audience usually with two pur
poses m his mind: First, to arouse
his partizans, that they may exert
themselves in behalf of the party he
represents; secondly, to convert
thos9 who are not of his political
persuasion. An orator may seek to
accomplish these purposes m several
ways. He may excite passion, he
may sow prejudice, he may employ
ridicule, he may smirch the charac
ter of the representatives of the
other party to which ho is opposed.
But he will do none of these with
out presuming that the people whom
he addresses are unintelligent. One
who really seeks to inform the peo
ple will bear them a loftier message
There are principles underlying ev
ery political movement of the time,
and the true educator of the people
will discuss these principles in the
light of history and of present con
ditions. The people who attend pub
lie speakings should bear this in
mind. The citizen who would serve
his country should spurn -any low
aim on the part of a man who pre
suines to show him the best way. If
the cause is good, there is good rea-
a l.: t nr. w slope knocking the spray
yersuyot vuicagu,, aisuu, i . nn t. QTia "f the world.
R. Webb, (University ot JNortn Gar- .t"" " D " r J "
olina, '96), English; Mr. W. C. Smith, with the other wing res ting ; on the
,tt vr-n. Pacific slope crvine here are fellow-
umversuy ut auiui "" . Lu;... l l. rrTid rrlnri-1 Dr. J. B. Alexander Jtameet la Dis riaee
pedagogy; Mr. May, (Harvard), "7 nVl o reserve r.rth.8...u.
modern languages. I . . : ',i tfr;fa The executive committee of the 1'eo-
Madrid, Sept. 11. Tt is announced son backing it; and efforts "to make
inat jn auuition do ins u,oou iroops man, to arouse prejudice, to naiouie
which are to be embarked for Cuba at or misrepresent, either prove the nn
the beginning of the month of Octo
ber, a force of 25,000 men is about to be
organized for service in Cuba, if it
should become necessary to send fur
Continued on 2nd page
Now that Thk
the call send in
per copy $1.00.
Caucasian has met
a club of ten at 10c.
worthiness of the speaker or his cause
Cool heads Jn a campaign will frus
trate demogogs; cool heads will re
fuse to allow a speaker to lead
them blindly; cool heads will think
for themselves; and- one who wil
not think for himself is not worthy
sing a free people, a happy nation--equal
rights, equal laws. With his
head extending far down mid the
m -- a ft
orange groves or fioriaa, suimng
the breeze from the Gulf of Mexico
and the Island of Cuba, while his
tail feathers rest on the snow-capped
hills of the north, with one wing
stretching far down the Atlantic
of the Bryan because he is bigger than bis eyes of their readers, or weretbey so
sit and I party. We must all come together! stupid to think the people would not
and elect Dryan and defeat McKinley I find out what was done if it did not
We want free fei Iyer. We will get to- appear in their .paper. Ob! for
getber. some process to knock the blind par-
lie concluded by telling Democrats, tix4aigm from aome people and in-
r?uUX d.irfPJia 'r!!n -ron,! ject a little eommon sense into tbeir
out and bear and see Kryan. come .
and see a man once," be said. eraniom.
There wa a large number of colored I believe with Til CaicaMA
and white Republicans in the crowd (and I believe a majority of Popu-
to hear Guthrie. The crowd was large I list and thousands of honest Demo-
tention to the speaker.
MR, HENRY RESIGNS
thing at St. Louis by endorsing Mr.
Hryan and nominating Tom Watson
in place of Mr. SewalL The nomi
nation of Mr. Sewall on the Chicaro
platform reminds me of the Irish
man and I will wager he was a Dem-
tnoles had invaded
a and were playing
havoe with Lis potatoes, bat be
athletics will be under the super- - tV"", . nreserve pie's party of Mecklenburg county met too. Tbe
on of Mr. Mechlin, of the Y. M. faraee .and bl.J. In Mr. Henry's office last week. Mr. tato natcb
A. training school, Springfield, 'l0 Henry tendered hi. resignation of the wfth Lh
Mass. VV" -Iltl A nomination luriuf, -e-1 ,t . f-uu.,.,!-- foP thm intruder.
Th medical and law schools both lulions ana ireo gnuuui, i nation was given Dim oy acciamaiioa i 7" .
IneThZd lee. t 'ot our kw bright fcb tta ,. Wop'.rtr ..nn.ion U,
western snore ana aeiiver ub irum recem session, inu imcu ui mc - -- --
Ymss, principalities and powers I mittoe tnai tne stale constitution re- iitrmmea to pui it w aesui iu m"
4u.ri.rm . -na r;fflit to rule nn. ouired tbat he should nave been a resi-1 moat Crael and unaercilnl maauer
opened with good prospects
former haa forty new men and ten
bid ones back to take the second
year course offered for the fir3t time
with royal ancestors and noble ped-
mis year. i - Kf i f .t lihartv. free
mi. 1 I W an m I la 1 DCC a LI IAb AWal 1UAalWHWa - J T
a ne senior taw ciass, uuuiuohub " v . A 4l, :i.a ft
seventeen,, will apply to the Supreme JPJ press and he rights of
Court for license on the Uotb mst. -TXI ILVCn" , . ' . v. 7: Vi .V- r,blieAn. or vacillaticir Demoerat.
The Young Men's Christian Asso- ' Py TlT'. I'ZZ?1 liw - --Tie k-iT. u"Z r J. Mriluiw-Lir.
OVVltS aAVAA BjAVVO AfcO M mmt MM, mm mWm, aV f -mr-mm.
to the new students with refresh-
dent of this senatoaial district to I that he could think of, so he buried
twelve montns at tne time 01 eiecuon, i -t mT9
and since be came here to lire in March Uamh for Populism and free ail-las,.-was
ineligible. . L..ln7j.1i..rn.fmn.MMh.eRa.
Dr. J. It. Alexander was unanimous-1 ." "7 " . r. "
flickering light and the way-worn resignation.
ments and short talks, music &c,
Friday night in Commons Hall.
Commons Hall, nnder the auspices
of the University, opened the latter
part of last week. It promises to be
one of the greatest improvements in
troduced here for many years, not
wheel s of time shall cease to revolve.
J. H. For.
Father Glees His Bob Advice Tbat toe't
Work Both "Ways.
only because it will provide board I Rice County Eagle.1
at cost, but for the fact that it will I good story is told on one of our
bring all classes of students is closer I ff0ldbug farmers in the south part
relationship. of the county. He had
BlC Check rre 6I4 Xleer. w-B-
XTttr Vnr Rt.t. ft. Treasurer I KEHCKEX. U.. ept. 11. AUe
St. John, of the Democratic National goldbngs axe now working for all
Committee, to-day announced that they are worth to defeat the silver
he had received a $10,000 contribn- movement. They are like ants or
tion from a gold mine owner. He bedbugs ben hot water is thrown
declined to give the contributor's about tVj. Their literature is be
name, but made public his letter, ing scattered abroad among us f ree
whieh follows: oi eosx, wiung na w-- wHBlr7 w.
i uVa mttt nleaanre ininelosinc I be wrecked if Bryan is elected. 1 on
I j a a tin oaa -1 a&a kaa fnnnil Ant r Viora. thm
a soniyou a flew iors uraiuur tiv,vwn w T . c- " .
X nu money I miaery j ww u.avuunt
who has been at work, and as a re- campaign purposes,
suit brought home nfl
itVi Viim. TTa
trinmphantiytohis father who de- represented by the Eastern press as per. and oU
termined then and there to give him a silver miner. I hare not a dol- fjrJ
an object lesson on finance. He Ur invested in that class of proper- inj tc , ecjn
. i i u - i 3 i. Tam rrnA miner, end mare facttnatU
asked mm now mucu ne . - rr- --r ' ;r-r.v ,l. su ; u xr
VifffiCTi dollars said the boy. iNotat mis conincuuoD, not ior ua war hw . , " .
Skiifawtat call a ftoftheailTer miner, bnt tor the ouldnow eo-e together and elaaa
dollar is really only worWeenta. ofth toiling aa and th. Ih ouU .
l-ZZ'CrC:- .nrol- was taken from mother earth, and I and since we have foondit out, by
yiAJWOWs r--r;VL--A tnm not from individuals. I have been tbe great aid of your valuable pa-
r i . .
IN CLUBS OF TEN
9PERC8PK QC,PER COPt
S DURING THE CAMPAIGN
per. and others of reform, who have
last several years oeen laoor
eoovinee the people of the
and make I fact that tnese fold gamblers were
OO'OOOO'O'O'OOO'I so yon have but $7.50. He explain-1 country at large.'