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THE : LINCOLN : utlOCRA'T.
iT-- - -
Chas. L. Coon, fcditor.
S. G. Flnley, Manager.
By the way, all tho Populist A PRI 'JDPL-: OF JEFFERSON Froo Sltvor Passed iho Sonato. 1 What
Published every Friday at
LincolntW, N. O , by The Lin
cols Democrat Publishing Co
Subscription : $1 00 per year,
strictly ca8h in advance.
Advertising Rates: One col
umn, 1 year, Jpuu.uu; 1-2 column,
8d.00: 1-4 column, : less
letter. And while we ora to
think of it, -the Judge brother
"ha g ue Pop" siuce the Judge
4efc Nonh Cartliua. We saw the
letter and then the flop," bo we
take it tli at Walter's letter did the
work for hi brother, who it Bill
Day' law partner.
nonare ara mir.il CT J i' t'l.rk'a! Sm tnm-n nevi r tire of telling i A TtHe wi reacneu on toe oen- j
a a w w '- - . j- v
pei.pl that they are JtnVroiiinu :at last raturtlay on the benato
Democratic papers - Th distin-
HOW IS THIS?
For the benefit of thoee Popu-
TH.AN 1-4 column, $5.00 per inch, lists who say that thy Democrats
From these rates there will be haVH uo ideafl aurf 8tan,j for notD-
NO DEVIATION. n. . aj-vm n ssn enniuli
lug, n;ijuuw iiuui a twcui ojracvu
f Republican beuatjr leller, por-
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1896. traying lhe tate of things in the
Republican United State Seuate:
Patriotism is a much abused what I complain of is tint on
term. Some one ha said that it rhis side of the Chamber thb ma-
is the last resort of a fool. We are jority of the Republicans are abso-
of ai,fl0 nf thia tprm lately without a policy, ou have
. - t Tj not got any, you nave uoi aareu to
by a reference m the Progressive. havTnnv tui vmi not have
"uished founder of Democracy laid
down the principle in bit first met
sav:e to Congress that we should
have no national dtbt. We wish
to make the point that the green
backs some papers profess sucb
great love for is a national debt,as
well as the bonds Mr. Cleveland
has been issuing. The policy ad
vocated in some quarters of ie-ia
o .. i. : ...... t . i 1 - r-J n.it
Numerous amendment were of
fend, but rejected. Seuatar Hut-
liiitish Papors said In n I. 1 f U I I ' Tl n
.,jss.-e.. Send your Job wofK-io The Democrat
ibli-httnc th- opinion- of liv , J Ulg
British prt in lb3, jit sjou i
as lhe Mouro LKrrtrm- was an- '
oouncei bv thj iftsidnt in hi
lerot North Carolina oflVretl an j ui-txe. Then tho Bi tish w;o
amendment 'to pay outYilrer in ! Prtnligioiulv rnoviKi nd flf !y
rdeemiuK greenbacks, whether . trin. ?ct u!y.thr,v
.. ' yer aco ib-ir soi'tf u a HtlLrr
there was any parity Utwen it . 5lfr.WIS frotn their d fUnt and I
After much de- 1
and gold or uot.
bate the fulloving substitute was
paRrd by a vote of 43 to 35:
That from and after the piastre
suio the greenbacks when re- act the mints ot the umteu
, , m.t rii States shall be open to the coinage
deemed is serving notice that you ., . u n i j
. . , . e of Mlwr, and there shall bo coined
want aataudin' r-atioual debt of dottrjl of tho weight of four bun
many millions. The fuuding of jrw ,riCi twelve and a half graius
this debt in long time bonds aouldl Troy of standard silver nine-tentbi
ld vpntnnllv to it? Davment and provided by the act of Jsn-
consequently to the titne when we "rv ,Slh- Pon the same
, ; . J . . , . . truis and subject to the hmita-
! should have no national debt at lious an1 nI0viions oflawrecu-
all. Those who are not in favor ja ,R lue coinage and legal tender
Progressive. -"anS vou wiH uot he thia cau moke ver Pr quality of gold ; nd whenever the
Farmer of last week to the "patri- one now' Ycu dare not redeem showing of their adherence to the iu coins nrein proviaeu icr snaii
otic'I courseofMayorW.E.Foun- the greenbacks. That you know principles ot Jefferson. They ffiV ZX?EZV
ii i : r v .1 i . . . !" - ...... .jm. .w
wouia anoru you reuei . iou uare eliould suggest some way uy wnicn .i mailIier
tain, of Tarboro. A man need
onlv die to be praised A Demo-
crat need only desert his party
t become a patriot in the eyes of
Some two years ago the Virginia
legislature passed a law making it
a misdemeanor for any man to
- y-x . w m m m a a m. m a a a h a a k a rw ba k m m in r ia u w b m h
not go before the public in lbUb thi natioiiai debL he Greenbacks oiu,, o'Th.iih- rfrV r
with your candidate on that kind . rt akrtI,i,i ,i,ttTM...rl .K.ll .ti.
aplatform. You know where ...,?...... .Lr.l .iU.r AlUr- .n nr.r-
vou woo d land. You would be stop taiKing aoounuosw woo .
landed where the Democrats were its pavmentas if they were itepuo-r t r,? " Cxl Y'Z .ul
, , . , , i . , , I of section one of this act, trom the
lanuea ai me jubi eituuuu uuu lc2ng. mere is no use 10 uowj i -i 1 : 1
about contraction and bondhold- authority of the act of July 14th,
ers. The Bimple fact is the greeu- 1S1K), entitled Au act directing
backs is a debt It must be naid. the purchaso of silver bullion and
Then you ask how? The Populists lhe ,8V of i7
. u v 1 1 onta.ml for other purposes," that
klfl Ml 11 1 I .
tde debt alone. v ny win so-caneo vvuich represents the seigniorage
Democrats take the same view of I or profit to the government, to wit :
Tho diffrence between the cost of
the silver nurchased under this
where they expect to be landed
now it we do not make some such
blunder as that. You are afraid to
loiter around a female school for d that.
the purpose of flirting with the How will Popul'sts get "ideas'
school girls: Richmond furnished fusing with Republicans, then?
V A rot ' naaa f 1 "W i rl Vior How o T i-!
7, COL. SKINNER MISTAKEN.
on oMv fQOAOTfl Co1- Harry Skinner, who reiire- this question?
, , r .1 , .i aents tlie nrst district ot tnis estate
ine inai or tne onenoer me com- j
plaint was promptly vuhdrawn.
The teachers now insist on repeal
ing the law. You cannot stop
scran things. by law!
in Congress, lately introduced a
bill with a number of "whereases,"
among the number tba following:
Whereas the salaries of all gov
ernment officials and employees
Now that Butler and Pritchard were fixed and based upon prices
TEACH THE DUTIES OF THE act a,lt iU coinage value, and said
CITIZEN. I silver dollars so coined i hall be
We find the following in the wonTfcW lu.uin,u
xr , i c i it i rru- I expenses 01 me uovernmem; ana
new lor ocuooi jouruui. iuis for the purpoe of making the said
extract tells its own sad tale.
seigniore immediately available for
New YorkCitv intends hereafter use as money, tho Secretary of tho
have entim a free coinage law "d conditions existing prior to lu ucuiauu "u ttFF"v'W1' , . " u7 m.w .uy
nave gouei. a iree coinage law Unshin to b able to read and directed to utue s ver certificates
through the Senate, we call atten- : - ; write the Enslish lantruaee. to aciinst it. as if it were alreadv
tion tothe fact that the House is lhe present salaries ot all Con- k now somethine of the nurnoses coined and in the Treasorv.
largelv Reuublican as is also the gressmen and a great many other Gf the constitution of the United Section 3, That no national bank
NpnofA Tf th TTnna Ham nnt government officials and emploveea States, and know how the countrv note shall be hereafter issued of a
give us free coinage, the Democrats were nxed by tne act, Known as fu ; w -j - "77"""" 7
win nave a point against tnose "- ---J --- D. " .VMJ asked : "What is the Declaration outstanding of denominations less
Popuhsts who insist that the Dem- 1De aemonetizauon 01 Qf Independence?" ,4To celebrate than that sum shall be, as rapidlv
ocratic party should nat be given silver, according to the Populists, the Fourth of July." "Why is as practicable, taken up, redeemed
. - - - T?U 1 O "1 Q TO I 4 k n 1 A. A-rvl vn 9 t linn I n ....nil a . . I r.i n . f
nowpr hppniiap ir lariivirlpH ncrmnar were cuuuucieu uu jreu. xs, iao. i luuu wy t-3icuiuicui wctouso u wu;7ii;vi auu uw uuici ui iru
I -a 1 a . 1 i - I V A OTX a- Mm A O flVtf a-jVAltAfr Vm I 1 1 1 Ok ak A 1 K A 1 A M A V IMaftltJ-iMA
itself on the financial Question, popularly called "tne crime ot lis T""S -- " ! u: m ...
WBere is Republican unity? The 73." rur.
House will now swallow free sil- now drawing a salary fixed after TnaPnendenee ordered them to de- the Currency.
i .. . . - i i i j -
verl thaP'cnme 'was committed,and,ac- corate the graves of those who Section 4, That the Secretary of
cording to Mr. Skinner s own argu- fought at that time. Who the Treasury shall redeem the
I . a, . I W . a, 0 . -
For the benefit of the flickorv ment.fixed and based on conditions passed the constitution of the United btatei notes, commonly
" llIAJCi.A0 lin t! A I.J 11 ll- t 11.1
Mercury, who considers it a sin occurring alter the striking down Lun wa 1 T " Lf8n" ,ea KreenoacKs, and a so ine
01 silver, come rrouuiiBi siaies- o4;;9' t,rn..iAn. r k. t..i i i.u
nuu itau IUQ VUUOIUUIIVUI I pi U I 13IUUD Vli iUv IK VI W UI I 1 1UJ ,
man should study history a little "Yes: in small books." 4tDo vou 1S90. when nreaentiHl for rdemn-
carefullv before they ak I remember any of its parts?" -"'It lion, in standard silver dollars or
not to allow a person to use what
ever text books in the public;
schools he might desire, we would more
eall attention to the fact that the Congress to enact an error of fact eaid that everyone here should be in gojd colo, using for redemption
fusion legislature did not. fix this info law fr?e and everyone who came from of said notes either gold or silver
matter so that it could be gratified
until later- on. The legislature
passed a law making county pdop-
aV? A 1 T n 1 1 M . 1
tiou oi oocus an-1 j 1:1 2 l j j os
sible. And that is as near "indi
vidual liberty" as the' Salons of
1895 cared to go. If the Mercury
wants its own adoption 't will have
to hare a new law passed. -In the
meantime, we would suggest that
you obey the Jaw as a good, citizen
should and not "cuss" us about
this matter. We cannot help you
any. You ought have appealed to
Csesax when yoji had a chance.
Letter writing seems to be the
occupation of the Populist Sanhed
ran these days. A short time ago
the Butl er-Wood correspondence
came out; Only last Tuesday
morniijg the daily papers told us
of Mr, Butler's decree. In the in
terval ; between these two gathng
gun reports, June Fortune and Ed.
Kestler fired off some small guns.
We sympathize with the average
Populist, because he does not know
what to do. But we only wished
to remark that this correspondence
in wnicn 1 opuusis are now in
dulging, ought to make every Dem
ocrat in North Carolina heartily
f 1 A J 1 A f
sick or our oiaie piatiorms since
1890. Why ponder to sueh
crowd of spoilsmen ? The honest
Republicans- Qnht tu repudiate
the combination, and we believe
Judge Walter Clark has been in
.Mexico some time. He has been
writing letters back here telling
what a good place Mexico is all
because they have free silver down
there. W1 have not read all he
has written, but' we have never
seen where the Judge says any
thing about whether an American
dollar is worth two dollars in Mex
ican money or, not. Maj. Harper
of the Chester & Lenoir Railroad
said such was the case while he
was down there not long ago. We
should like very much to know how
this matter stands and why it so
We clip the following trom the I ate."
Progressive Farmer of last week :
We hardly ever find out how
good a man is until you read his
obituary. Senator Liudsey, of
Rockingham county,however, is an
exception. lhe moment Le sug
gested the idea of Populist-Democratic
fusion in the State, he be
came a hero in the eyes of certain
The man who proposes a fusion
between Democrats and Populists
"a hero in the eves of certain Dem
ocratic editors 1" The public will.
no doubt, remember and indulge
us a little while we repeat what
has often been said before, viz ,
that there are so-called Democrats
in North Caroliua, who are in sym
pathy with the principles of the
Populist party Those same Dem
ocrats have conceded and conceded
again, to Populists in the hope of
gaining them over to their Democ
racy. Tho above quotation tells
what the result of the courtship
has been. Tde Farmer makeo
sport of those Democrats who are
simple enough to lake Lindsay's
suggestion. But this reference to
certain Democratic editors remind
ed us that the only way for Demo
crats to treat Populists i9 to charge
them with error and prove the
charge and ask- them as honpat
men td return to the fold. We can
not express .in language strong
enough our detestation of that pol
icy which would try to gain con
verts to Democracy surrender
of principles, or by co-operation
so-called. Tho3e Democrats who
have followed tha vain phantom of
gaining Populists by makmg Pop
ulists of themselves justly merit
ridicule and . condemnation, and
they serve as frightful - examples
and a warning to all that pays to
have political principles and to
believe and defend them in victory
as well as in defeat.
other countries." "What is Con
v ess?" 4,The people elect Con
gress and Congress elects the Sen-
Asheville is to have a morning
paper. John P. Arthur is to be
ands, no difference which way it , editor. It appears about the 10th.
An Englishman was asked:
"What is allegiance?" 'Tocomo
to a free country and swear oil
from the crown of England."
'Have vou read the constitution
of the United States !" "It wa
read to me by mychildren who are
being educated here." "How i
Congress constituted?" "The as
sembly and senate makeCongre."
'Who elects the senate?" 4The
legislature at Albany." "How
long is the term of th president?"
"Five years." "Who presides
over the senate?" "The presi
dent." "Who declares war on
behalf of the United States?"
"Well, England at present."
The public schools aul all
secondary schools should supple
ment the history teaohing with
work on civil government. Maj.
Finger's book will answer thiapur-
coius, or both, not at the option of
the holder but exclusively at the
option of the Treasury Depart
ment, and said notes commonly
ralied "greenbacks, when so re
deemed, shall bo reissued as pro
vided by tbeaot ot May 6Jt, $16.
Senator Dutlor's tfanlfosto.
Senatcr Butler has sent out a
circular letter again. This time he
recites tho fact that the People's
Parly will nominate at St. Louis
oa July 1S9C a "patriot' for
president. Ho details a good deal
of history tbat the Silver men
haro been making and calls on all
North Carolinians who oppose the
gold standard to jolu the "People"
a d help to nocciaate a presiden
tial candidate who will favor the
16 to 1 business coder all circum-
stance. Mr. Butler takes tbo
ground that the eleven electoral
wir-likeathludu in lfVOI. '!!...
trmcts would maku cduutu -r t-i
of lhe Mieugr. Tbr haw
nothiog but endorsement ntid in-dic-to
what a rult tbrv is l--tn
Cauuinc, th Pnrniirr hi 1 nd
Salisbury, tho Prrmitr tu 1VG.
v toskr a IfW snort rtrc: . j
London Couri-r, l)rc;nl-'i 'J
'lhe question 01 incindipcn
d uce and recognition ot the :vuih
American States may nuw twcoii-sid-rrd
t s at rest. Grrst Britain
has, as we have rcpvatcdlv shown,
acknowledged their indinduc
d facto; and the United Sttr,
their ticarwt ticichbor, have not
only acknowledged it, but hao
given a bold and manly notice to
the Continental powers. Af
ter so clear and explicit a warning,
there is not one of the Continental
powers, we supj.e. tbat will risk
a war with the Uuitc-d Statn a
war in which not only they cjuIU
not expect to have either the a d or
good wishes of Great Uritain Vut
a war in which the good thc of
Great Britain (if tho did not
chooso to give more cthcieni uc
cor) would be all ou the ido of lhe
Q London Mormnc Chrmicle
"It is worthy ol the occasion and
of the people destined lo occupy
so largo a rpace in the future his
tory of tho world.
What contract ltfn th
manly plniuuc of this Stnt pa
per and thf MachiaVvlUrn and
nypocracy of the declaration of
the manif-Htoi of thv Gvvni
menU of this part of tbf world!
This union of Franc- and
Lugland in the gnat cau of
American independnc i atio;br
strong ground tor exii-ctnis: in
continuation of the hlrHtniM n
Jeace, and, consequently, an im
provemu it in thv public crHlit of
Bell Wwklv Mi--M-ns:T. l7tb
December. 1 f 221. aid
"We have long, verv lo:r'. nnt.-
cipattHt that th UnitM int-
would thu siKnk, and it put nn
end at once lo all r.ppr;h-nii $
as to anv attempt bv the nllioj
dvjots ujiun S.uth An -erica, for
how, can thv d -;ot r-mb!
any navy, which i-.r r:i in !r.si
can nu-et the American raw.
the South American t.uvv. uIm.
manned anil commani-d by Am
ican arn:i ami American n-v.i"
Tho LiverjMMd Advr!i-r .4 -out
in geneniui tribui" a" V .
give but n glunpe of ihv c r ',: .
indorsement in th brc .
whr.t i odttateful ti John Pull
now. Wilmington Mewno r.
child can become a good citizen
without the knowledge thus to be
votes of North Carolina must be
pose. We regret to see that that j cast for a silver man. To this view,
book is so little used in the public it seems.tho Republican politicians
schools in this locality. Why not are objecting They sy : "Divide
teach current history and civil j the electoral ticket, if you want us
government in the schools? No 10 heln " Thero nro ilmoo hn
predict that Butler will havo to re
cede from his present position as
to tho electorial tjeket if a fusion
of Republicans and Populists is to
be affected. It is all very inter
esting to read about this arrange
ment of the forces of the enemy.
Democrats can rest assured that 1
there wilt be co-operation again
this year. The spoilsmen in the
Republican and Populist parties
control matters and thy will see
that some arrangement is made by
which tho offices are captured.
Congressman Sottle has a negro,
who acta as his private secretary.
We suggest that the Populist Pre? a
record this fact and add their
The Penitentiary made a profit
of $20,000 last year. There are
1,237 convicts now at work on the
various farms. Supt. Leaier has
just made his annual report which
shows careful management of the
The Coroner's Jury holding an
inquest over the body of R. V
Murray, at Claremont, Catawba
county, returned this verdict:
"We'decide that he came to his
death from heart failure, caused
by protracted drinking, probably
hastened by the blow." J. W.
Setzer struck the "blow."
The gang charged with the mur
der of Bonner at Aurora, N. C,
have been found guilty of murder
iq the second degree and sentenc
ed to 80 years in. the State prison.
Judge Hoke presided. Court last
ed three weeks on this case alone.
We Duplicate Prices of Any Reliable
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Our Litif of Lndi.i U:,.. ? V. .
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no: a cati Ji.bi'v fr ; r.
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E. R. Chapman, hi r i I t-.
annr tjuestion nlel l-stn by
the Suat Committ' vh:h v.n
investigating llie cujar ira". f; z j u f
bern ent-nod to jaii for l?f d.iv
and a fln impnL
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CapU V. E. McBee has bwri
made General Superintendant of
the Seaboard Air Line Railroad
system. This appointment gives
general satisfaction. Cant. Mc
Bee was formerly connected with
the Richmond and Danville R. It.
before it became the Southern.
Ex-Scretary Bayard, nt pr. --nt
our Minister to England. 1 und r
fire in the Hou. Th Koreitjn
Relation- Committe ha- d.-cidl
to report a resolution lo the H.u
censuring Mr. Bayard for his ut-t-Jianco
in a o)iwch at Kdinburg
not long iuQf. It is said that if
the resolution pa-.-. Bayarvl will
resign. We hop Mr. Barard will
never resign for getting cnurl
bocau-e be aid wm? bad thtng
about Protection. Stay on and
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