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' o law w diint' do- tbis to prMsot-ourselves.
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pi.;-'- . fOa. MlWMi couitfy agjiirnifrtratiOB. s io mohoily,
f:JffiZZ'&-'- r1ej pla"eArty tnanf fawn i; jT
'-i t& tunV8'-t-eejyfabf iofttioi d local itiee and raise sjme funds, by col-r,'-"
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i Owrxe to our nVKiingablp tc-"o1fc.
1 pot. paatumed Ineor wnt3-up" oa"
:; .' gist pagkWi arS3rjr for ihU, bat
it was travtqdaJHii
s : WBX political party beeomes corr.
i - -j- - '? " j tTipt, it is not., a ' proper . tnstrjimont
'j is??:7r?f-- through wJiieh to gV good-pesarte and
J; &ouid be exchanzed for proper means
(4'V:y:'.'i'4sSttk3 end setghV-t i ' " -
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Ths eandidatesTdrJ&e . different pf-
'fr'7vt ..-:iipiiattoiSfl file throme with the
itSP- tuTpfopeP persons without delay,: ,
' C' :? splitting- nas paseed.- A man to now
'.iMi deta'iP' 8uu them, -.y:;
rTHsBacord mia is.a Iittl sore st
tara thag,hye taken. '!Hi wool
:". fruHing propensitifea Tfell, ihort. -T He' is
omiwhat' of a politician. Vhut 'still
' m'-? -J. ;flierc'arJBerrai'way9toikiHa'aV
'f r3-?"0B expeet big boom fou .their mov
f x : nfjn in tho south as a result of the aty
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iijS'V'V S: a 'AFTKtt-careful, and prsomvl, "Int?
f?5?r' ie W wjth th?" J"omine on thePeq-
k .fr-i 4i-5" ",wr' rjr W 4d with one or"
f X 'f. hJ-, Jk ' Vii-i-7 twb;exceptims that the neraiheW never
I H?'S & tttJ Kittai y jl contrary qtf
YrZii':"X3ao People's Party ticket notgiviitg
A . Jha aattaiaCMon iney snouiu, is notmog
V'.r '".T"- taattqs-loss than politiaal. baheombe
V .' . v ;'( fie preeuraes! ;.too toiwh Ion 'an:iotIIir.
V .. 1 1 i i" ent puohe' wnAn no. Jn? witn sucn
'i,'"V.i.-s,'-;-v .iAmriitnt.mil oi tne Buua qi ureson au-
t-:r m to bond, paying off all 'as to ba
l?i--rL2-.--i-LJ.tiZ itJniAstanding warrants and in the place . or
according to the
Times, if the pple don't quit talking
ing tho " debt question. The Time
wotUdo doubt, iike to have it hushed
f a question that has not very
pleasant i-tones for the Jacksonville
:-Vn uiist hush up the county dubt
cry, '. iaiys the Tim js. The People's
pjirt j- is; vnderiug. it far and wjd-a.
and iFVe don't get them quiet they
will come in with no uncertain sound
S. utec'tion day, and my! what will be-
oosn of pur nice little ring.
TH8 Times aud Tidings are still at it
it iinnnaior and tontrs auent the county
dabu .What a hornet's nest the Peo-
pl Party has stirred up in this re
epictt.to be sure. But with all their
figuring: the debt is as we first gave it,
anfliwUV st.viily increase until the
ting is cleaned out. "
f --THB Timas, with its usual propen
sity for lying, has several times of late
advanced the proposition that in
order to qualify a district attorney
and .circuit judge must bi admitted
50 the bar as a lawyer. This is a li-j,
out and out, but the Tinios exnetts to
make political capital by advancing it.
If Rumor has it from high officials
that the repablicaa party -can not
cariy in tho comin? cleetioa a single
state west of the Missouri river. It
i3 said that free coinage has divided
that party beyond hope of reconcili
ation and that a genuine revolt will
Lsccur at MiBnea;x!is. National Econ
;vTns People's Party voters of every
rwecinct should put out a full ticket
Wlthililf. f:iil "P.vf- rtt-oiiint nffii. loft
hblank will bi taken advantage of by
the opposition to show the weakness of
"that particular locality. Nominate
your precinct officers. The mode of
procedure is simple enough." A norni-
Bes should procure his certificate and
!Cura ten signatures to it, make aftr-
davit and file it with the county clerk
at least fifteen davs before election.
How to bring about a condition in
which every person shall actually have
.aa equal chani-3 with every other per-
Lson is the problem which confronts the
Makers of tha civilized world to-day.
Tho question is already attracting a
jrreat deal of attention, not merely
from labor organizations and farmers'
alliancrs,' but also from men in all
classes, and especially thoss who de
vote their whole time and attention to
tfie study of economic problems. ' Out
of all this thinking, discussion and
agitation, good will certainly come and
progress will bo made. '
The acquisition by th3 Sugar Trust j
Spreckels' Philadelphia refinery
&as raised the price of refined sugar
East half a cent a pound aud depressed
the price of raw sugar as the trust is
only buyer of tho latter; that is, the
price paid by the consumers is iucreased
ami that received by producers is de
pressed. "Raw sugar is free, but rufined
fays half a cent duty for '"the protec
tion of American labor I" This pro
ceeding, however, has generated a
of ZTiUlenCv,uov':ment r-PJl u,y " reS"tl
i Sugar, wnicn, u onca Deior ) vngress.
!he Republicans could not oppose with-
g tnemselves as upholeers
but hey won't let it go
Congress except iti be buri.-d in
has been s"iggestd that a date be
imed when all' the People's Party or-
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mass meetings in their respective
the expenses of the campaign. May 1
js 9 good day for that purpose, as it is
a day gederal'y observed by the indus
trial masses throughout the world, and
is known ss International Labor Day. It
bt, therefore recommended that the
People's Party organizatinds through
put the state hold mass m .-etings and
invite all to com and join them in
their, discussions, and thus bring the
cause of the working r eple before
each-and all whose heart still feels for
bis fellow human being. If every ac
tive member of the People's Party will
interest himseif or herself in this mat
ter our May day celebration will be a
grand success. See what you can do
towards it. Reform Journal.
-Z WAIT AND SEE.
,"We have heard tha belief expressed
that the farmers and laborers of Jack
son county are so poor in spirit that
they will be too cowardly to stand by
the Peoples' Party and their principles
When the party whip is flourised and
fh corrupt path of the old parties is
wheeled around to them. To all such
as entertain such false ideas there is a
revelation in store. " This movement
does not depjnd upon agitation; there
rri.fftV been no haste or enthusiasm.
Etery step nas oeen ine resun oi euuea
tio'n, deliberation thought and enlight-
rened judgement. Like the grip of the
fitoe, it is slow, but, oh, so surely bring
ing the powir of an Injured people to
bear upon corrupt political rings, which
f-nrst give place to justice and right.
Such being tne case, it can not oe siue
tracked by sham battles or by false
friends; the issue must be met and met
fairly. And those ' vho doubt either
the wisdom or sincerity of the great
common people to stand by their plat
form and elect men upon it next June
and November will learn something as
time progresses. Wait and see. .
SOME OE THE REMEDIES FOR
. : THE DEBT. " "
Pirst we must have a constitutional
invention;" aud why thi3 constitu'.
Lional convention? So as to amend' the
of 8 per cant, amounting to the sum of
$12,000 annually,' we would only pay-3
or 4 per cant interest with an annual
saving to the county of six or seven
thousand dollars. Now, iu ordeiv to
procure this convention we must have
men go to the legislature with the
ability . to do service, and not only
men of ability, but honest men men
with some stamina and force of con
viction to carry out vhatthcy baliove
to ba tha bast intarosfcsof the people.
Then again, we must have our state
laws so ninendsd as to reduce the fees
in all fee offices, and thoy will boar
definite reduction. No county in the
sUvts of Oregon pays larger foes than
Juckson and very few pay as much.
A very plain examplo of the feo out
rage b that of the sheriff of Jackson
county putting 111 a bill of so many
folios of writing for giving tax-payers
a recoipt for their taxes amounting to
a grand total of several hundred dol
lars,, or about ton cents for each re
ceipt ,'given. This exorbitant fee
gathering is a. result of the sheriff's
SUiti convention for the purpose of
united effort in capturing (?)criminals,
but the result seems to bi a closer
study of the fee law, for saltish motives
simply. The Tidings perhaps will
say, "Oh this was not our republioaa
sheriff, it was tin democrats that
mads the d jbt, aud do is the law not
allow this foa to bo collected, aud
would not you or any other man taka
all thj law allowj you?" We h ivo to
say, pirhaps, this is only too true, but
We doubt that being a legal fed very
much. Th j Times in an article of March
2-, in regard to the county debt ys
that Judge Boisj s decision only op-
plied to a special tax, which is true,
and then a little further on says that
in the face of Judge Boise's decision
it was useless to contsst, and tho bill
was ordered paid. Now this is vary
strange; who everh:ard of it bJing
useless to cantist acw in th; fa:e of n
decision by a circuit jude and that
decision have referencs tj an entirely
different case. The bill presented for
such work should have been ignored
and the pavm-jnt of it wis an ojtra a
oa an intelligent peep!?.
Tb-ja, again, admitting it to have
been in ref erence t the same case, th j
decision of a circuit judge is not su
preme, and being in another district,
would in fact have had but little bear
ing on this district, and would only
have been a decision of a circuit judge,
which is often reversed by a suprem ;
judge, which decision alone establishes
the law. Jackson county has an In
come of over tTH.OOJ annually, and give
us economy in the management of af
fairs, (we mean iu every branch, thi
circuit as well as the county court) and
it will only be a few short years when
Juckson ounty's debt will b a thing
of the past. But to do this requires
no child's play, but skillful s'-eorin
And summing up what the People's
party demands, and is geing to havo is
a constitutional convention, a reduction
of fees in all fje onl-e.s if not the
placing of all thj county officers on a
regular s:Uary.- Away with our pres
ent road systim. n-nend of the as
sessment laws: in fact, let economy be
written on every comer of our banner,
and victory is assured.
A brother from O.-egon asks, ia re
gard to tho sub-treasury plan, as fol
lows: la section 4 his bill provMfd that
this moiyy shall be a full legal tender
for all debid; both public and private.
Then why i-hould the bit! provide i-i
s -ction 0 for the d .-struction not onlvof
the monfy issued, but of an other
l.iwful money returned in place of that
issued? Now if the money issued is
b.isod on the products, and other law
ful moa-.-v recoived.and d troyed and
th-3 products released, where is your"
base to ths money Issued.' l on see
your base has been" rvdeem-nl ami sold,
removed, while the money issued on it
is still in circulation nd probably an
equal amount of gold ana silver or
other lawful mon y has been cancelled
and destroyed. Th-en why base money
on any particular product? When the
lav make-i money a full legal tender
for all debts and taxes, if it was yet
b tsed on all products of tho natiou and
th;n specified, it would not mike th"
money any bettir. for if tho law was
overthrown ' by an enemy., bo'h the
mony and the title to all products
would be worthless. And again, if
money is once created and made a full
legal tender, absolute money, why de
stroy it ally Why not ray it out again,
or loan it to someone els-;? I think
money once made should never be de
stroyed. In fact, all the finaieUl dis
tress of the agricultural nnd laboring
classes of this country to-day is th ? di
rect result of the destruction of th
trreenback and the convertuicr of their
allies into nontaxable intribt-be:tring
lion is. In th last part of section 5 his
bill provides that all wurehou-e re
ceipti shall lie negotiable by indorse
ment. How this gUvs tho specnlator a
chanci to buy up warehouse receipts
and corner the products. I ' would
strike out that provision and add the
following: No warehouse receipts
shall be issued to .ny one but the
actual producer of the products, and
receipts. shall not bo transferable. I
think this change is ef great import
ance and deserves your earnest cou-
sidcratoo. I alio bali-evo the amount
of money loaned to one person should
It is not tho intention of tho sub
treasury plan as advocated by the
Allianca that the money Issued upon
the non-perishable products of agricul
ture should bo any peculiar money or
in any way differ from other troasury
notes which are a full legal tender
Tho reason for destroying the auxili
ary volume or its equivalent is to pre
vent a relative increase in the volume
of menoy as it Is liberated from the
products of affrioulturo by their con
sumption. If the money so liberated
was loft in circulation, tho sarao dis
crimination against agriculture which
now exists would be Continued. The
tub-treasury does not propose a new
financial system; it simply proposes a
modification of tho present system, so
fair te all, and stop the d s
iminations against agriculture which
from violen fluctua'ionR in
tho relative' volume of money. To in
crease the volume of money some other
plan will be necessary.' Of course the
only money' that would ba destroyed
under the old bill would be treasury
notes, as national bank notes and coin
certificates are a peculiar ' money and
call for a specific redemption independ
ent of th government credit. Na
CHINESE AWAIT THE DAY.
Ready to Rush iu When Pars Shall
The Treasury Department is alarmed
at the grave and impending danger of
an overwhelming invasion of Chinese
coolies into the Pacific Coast States
from British Columbia. The Chinese
Exclusion Act expires by limitation
three weeks from the 18th, and uuless
some restrictive legislation is enactnd
in tho mean time there will be nothing
to prevent Chinaman from entering
tho Uuited States.
It is true that there is a division of
sentimeut as to tho time of the expira-
lion of tho Exclusion Act, but at the
Treasury DupnrtBvent to-day it is said
that the department will hold the law
to expire May 0th aud, of coursi, will
instruct its agent at the border in ac
cordance with this decision. Conse
quently, overy bar will be let down
aud they will swarm over the line.
Tho Chinesj Inspectors on the border
and iu British Columbia havo notified
the department that thousandsof Chi
namen who are congregating on , the
border are aware of their coming op
portunity, and will hasten to avail
themselves of it.
The Minister of Customs at Ottawa
has discovered a plot by which au or-1
giuiization in China is smuggling
nese into Canada on bogus certificates,
A large number of fraudulent certifi-
catcs have been captured, and are in ;
the Customs Denartment there. It is;
beleivcdthata larg-e number of Chi-i
nese have betn run into the United '
Suites in th : same way.
A state organization of th- National
Farmers' Alliance has been effected in
One of the strongest alli.sncrs in
Eastern Oregon is at Lexington. It
has over one hundred members.
The county alliance of Latah county.
Idtho. met ct Vollmer March I.'i.
Thera was a large af.eudauco from r.
parts of the county, and the meeting
was characterized bv harmony and
good feeling. The following officers
were chosen: President, J
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t t i
S. A. Garrison; treasurer, M. C. Davis:
lecturer, H. S. E;)perly; doorkeojer, O.
n-niw phmlnin. O. .T. Ri1h. s:nri !
M. ...w;.e -..j. - "';
nieet at Jameslon, June 1.. XL
ilrs Mary r.. tiobirt, leciuring
under the auspices cf the stste alliance.
is now in Columbia county.
.Jerry Simpson is coming cucvs'.ward
e; ved as
Mav 1st is going to b ; o!
labor day iu every part cf th
and in Europe rIso.
Jrrv Simiwon continues to warn !
congress that it is doing nothing for
he pxipie, but that it works assidu
ously for special interests.
The county alliance of Gaat c.v.infy.
Oregon, at a recent mec'.iag. dw'arou
in favor of the lota! prohibilioa of the
Jackson county People's comnsittej
want Mrs. Lease at four pljcs in that
county. Juckson is never behind in
, T. Syson Cundy, of Grant's Pa-s. is
energetically at work, pushing the
movement in that vicinity.
Ejw They Cornel
Amass mciiting about ";01 strong, at
Pontotac, Miss., prwsid-.-d over by N.
M. Bradford, endorsed the S.iint Louis
ulatform. and declared for independ
ent iioiitical action. They adopted
rosolutions to this effect, and appointed
four of tha brethren in sujxjrvisors"
districts to act ns county executive
committee. . Tho PKpe's party execu
tive committee later assembled, elected
C. M. Ro'.ton, chirman. and C. P. De
Jarnett, secretary, and aloptvd the
People's Banner of Pontotac, Miss.' as
ofiicial county organ of the now party.
Pemocrat Co live lit ion.
At the democrat state conven
tion, held in Portland on the 10th
inst., Col. K. A. Miller and W. M.
Colvig, of Jacksonville, were notn
inatcil as presidential electors and
T. (J. lleams as delegate to the
national convention. For circuit
judgf9 of this district, P. P. Prim
undll.lv. llannn, botli ot Jack
sonville, carried olf tho v plums.
INSIST ON HAVING
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder,
It Contains Neither Alum, Ammonia, or Any
Rithardfon't ''Distntet of Modern Life" The action of ammonia oh tho
body is that of an irritant and it tends to hold tho blood in a stato of fluidity.
It also interferes with the process of oxidation ot organic matter so that it
becomes an antiseptic, and it rapidly decomposes that allotropic condition of
oxygen which is called ozouc. Thus ammonia present in the atmosphere,
daily respired by living beings, is injurious aud we seo its effects in the pallor
and feebleness of ninny who dwell in houses in tho air of which ammonia is
' always present houses over stables, for example, or iu close proximity to
decomposing organic refuse.
Liebig . tho celebrated chemist, says of alum, that It is very apt to disorder
the stomach and to occasion acidity and dyspepsia.
For prosecuting attorney, of this
district, U. S. Mitchell, of Grants
Pass was nominated. V. II. Par
ker, of Jacksonville, was nomin
ated a member of btate Central
WHAT ARE WE FIGHTING.
Eiutok Soi riiEKN Orkoox Maji, :
The present political uprising
known as the People's Party, is not
iirraycd against the Republican
party, as eucli, nor the democratic
party, as such. In the rank and
tile of both old parties are honor
able men, and we give them credit
for good intention, acknowledging
the blight and curse which hangs
like a pam. over our fair land and
uesirous lor a remedy. We are not
tneir enemies. e make war
against a common foe, nnd in that
f03 (ENTIIROXKD CAPITAL) the in
lerest 01 every laboring man is at
stake. What I mean by labokixg
max is not oniy wnai is Known as
day laborers, but includes all the
legitimate business interests of our
country as distinguised from capi
tal. lieid only for ixeuest and spec
ulative purposes. "c only be
lieve that the rank and file of both
old parties are 'Penning upon a
broken reed that will pierce the
hand that leans upon it." Wc be
lieve we kxow that both old par
lies are hopelessly under the domi
nant power of enthroned capital..
To prove this needs no arguipent;
it is a self-evident fact, even the
m.ixn can fcc.
Wo arc arrayed against syxdi
Chi-jcATES, corners nnd monopolies that
are sapping the life-blood of our
nation, and against all laws that
permit these Plutocratic Buzzards
to nrev uivm the nation k life, the
results' of which must be. unless
checked now. the ruin and downfall !
pf our republic. We arc arrayed
against any foreign power dictat
ing to us our financial policy. In
fact we arc arrayed against every
idea of Plutocratic reign, the legiti
mate ppawn of capital enthroned,
and demand an immediate return
to the govennnent of our Fathers: i11'-1
"a government of the People andjj, this
by the People." Knough time has more. Se
elapsed since those war hounds fas- be had.
bv the People." Knough time has ;
elapsed since those war hounds fas-1
tened their fangs uiwn the life cur-
. , r 4- .
f"1 (money) of our nat-.on to con-!
vinee the most skeptical of the ut -
ter inabililv of eitiier of the old i
parties to give us relief.
',Mii hut oiw onnr-srt to nnrsun and
'iTHATwe are pursuing. t e have
rn n our tlag to the mnsthoad, anu
we want and "expect the intellicence
i . - , ,7 .
Mill! LIAIIIUIISIU tlMtUlll. lJ
rally under it, anil "on to the liicii-
nonj of our emancipation
, brothers, rally to vor.r st
once more: let the forked
nings flash the
news from every
ami Uie echoing
1., ,. ., i .i
thunders n.li the tidings along the
! valleys of a land once more KE-
! DT-KMED. I HA WaKEHELD.
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' ."I T . uutrr ;,o'
vi'.ie Alliance. No. -1-, is
- 11 llll 1 iitr .lil.UHr, i , is
in a fl.ilirishing condition. At our
last meeting it was decided to in -
rodu-.'e more literary work in addi-
tio:i to our regular exoreiros. It is
hope! that bv so doing the Alliance
will Income" more interesting and
attractive 'to the
o:nen. v.e want ute peop.e to
consider it a pleasure as well as a j NVversiut-ethedaysof reconstrcction
duty to attend these meetings. At : u;!s AlaK-tma. politically speaking, been
the same time, we want to arouse 1 turn by Use usions as now. For the
them to a realizing sense of the'hrst tu,e since the Democratic parry
freat rrenonsihilti v rcstins uixw us P1'1""41 control of the state after the war
"11 r ,..,f
When wc stop and take an unpreju
diced view of the governmental sit-
I nation of affairs we can see p.ainly
j that certain great changes must te
made, ana who tui tne iepie are
to produce these revolutions?
At our next meeting, amongst
our other exercises we intend to
discuss the silver question. Let
each member come prepared to of
fer something in the way of infor-
, , , . . , ,
1 niattoh in regard to this question
I which will continue to agitate the
I minds of the people throughout the
The Alliance meets the first
thiid S..turdav i ights of tha month.
The People's Party club holds its
r.ext meeting Saturday night, April
30th. and then its regular time of
meeting will bo the second nnd
fourth .Saturday night of each
The club is constantly, growing
n numbers and will poll a large
vote here at the coming election.
We are looking forward with con
siderable anticipation to Gen.
Weaver's speech, at Grants Pass,
May 11th. A Urge delegation will
go from this place.
. Woodville, Or., Apr. 19, 1S02.
Editor Southern Ouegox Mail:
It ought to be woll unlerstoad by
this time that those who earn their
bread by the sweat of their brow are
worthy of their hire, and are bound to
have it. If a man or set of men think
they can charge" two prices for tho act
ual necessaries of life and community
do no kicking, there is where they are
off. We are not quite slaves enough
yet to stand it. .x
Tho question now before the house is
as to where that mill shall be located:
whether at Central Point or Medford.
TI13 power li'js in the hands of the peo
ple of Medford to say where it shall go.
Central Point has raised a thousand
dollars' bonus and given the land to
buua on. Aow. what 1 nave to say is
this: If that mill gos to central Point
then an alliance store will go there too
sure too and other stores. "Large
streams from little fountains flow."
Medford better build the mill and
jive it outright to the ailwnce.
E. P. Hammo.-d.
Editor Southern Oregon Mail:
Dear Sir: Th 3 democrats in Flounce
Rock precinct, at their primaries, hold
on Saturday tho 9ih inst., had a turn
out of just three men, one of which
wai a People's Party man, who hap
pened to be' passing bv at the time.
They made out credentials and' sent
them 13 a neighbor who happened to
1 w . T ..1 : i
, . . . , !
when they discovered that the neigh-!
bor was in attendance on tho People s j
. . , t" . I . . '
I Partv convention at Central Point as a
delegate. We are having a little fun.
expense jusi do
P. P. MANN.
Etna, April 16. ISifl
Spikenard Spa; its.
Wet and cold weather has prevailed
The fruit is not all killed. Mr. R?y-
nolds r-ixrus the fruit on his farm ui-
l :;.,r.ui r..- !
J " . . . . :
new settlers nave locatoa i
KTiriTir. Thm U room for '
more. Several foothill claims can yet!
be had. They are well adapted to fruit i
District No. 30
'ors will probably
probably have trouble to col-
lect the tax voted on the 14th inst. ;
"e" rusneu a vot tnrougn lor an
etght-mill tax without giving legal no-
!. ,? ,, j - ?...
vice, inev caiieu a meeting lor me
purpose of raking a vote on the pro po
.smon oi levying a isx.
! . It was developed at the meeting that
tbore was an lrrejrularity in issuing the
or the meeting. It seems to be
impossible for some men to learn to
transact public ousiness properly. Pre-
i np'-wn ana indulgence are iwo very ;
Xow Try This. I
It wtd fit vou nothing and wi
,do vou eood if -voil have a
or any trouble xrith the throat, chc
or lungs. !.-. King's New Discove:
It wtd cost vou nothing and will
for consumption, coughs aud colds is!
'guaranteed to give relief, or money j
i irpinn., f , i , i 1 1 it i tK- tt!T,rr , ml
J undvr its i had a sjisc-dy and ierfect
! recovery. Try a sample bottle at tr !
exrvrnsaad Uam for vours-lf jifct howi
: mKni a thiug it is. Trial botues free
j at G. II. Haskin's drug store,
! size 50o. and fl.a.
I Auin: stirrro i-
! The ibmt prty movement is m
itSl':r f''l! iojA e south. ,
i costate more so tnau in Au:U!i
iiiairvi party urovcmeni is masing
Uama if a
Ulrt , , ...r,vvll
) it is thnsitened
bv division in its own
This Mate of affairs is primarily due
to the active part taken in state politics
by the Farmers" Alliance, and to the
farmers" determination to pot in their
candidate for governor.
L'p to this time Alabama has been so
solid in its Democratic majority, aud its
people have l-cu so uearlv unanimous in
! their allceianceto the Democratic nomi
nees, a split was a thiug unheard of and
almost undreamed of.
Dnt it now seems certain that Jones,
the present governor, will go into the
Democratic convention June 8 from fifty
to seventy-five votes ahead of Renben
F. Kolb. the farmers' candidate, and
. t . 1 T - , I . 1 . .
i ; iiiai meu .toiu wm uoii, uittaue a
' ! senarate convention and nr.t out a ticket.
In that event the campaign will be
one of the bitterest iu the history of the
state or the south. Already the pre
liminary fight is ou in earnest, the state
is being stumped by scores of speakers,
and every county is contested as stub
bornly as though the fate of a nation
hung iu the balance. .
Duriug tho hist session of the legisla
ture the state was redistricted and the
number of congressmen increased from
eight to nine. Nothing short of a miracle
can elect a Republican, yet the Alliance
will take a hand, and in many districts
seems to hold the winning hand.
With the single exception of Congress
man Joe Wheeler, iu the Eighth district,
every member of the Ahibniaa delega
tion who stands for re-election will have
to win his seat over an Allhuico man.
President Totk for the Third Pkrty.
The organ of the North Carolina Al
liance, The Progressive Farmer, of
which President L. L. Polk is the editor,
has declared iu a recent issue for the
third party and a national ticket. The
announcement is as follows: "The Al
liance is uot so particnlar about having
its principles in a stute platform. It
wants them in a national platform,
where they will mean something. It
knows that the men who are elected
state officers cant give the needed re
lief. It knows that Washington i the
place, and tho men who go to congress
aud the national administration are the
ones it must look to, and it will do its
best to secure the election of the right
men to these places."
Treat the Movement with Iletpect.
Some pretty sensible advico to poli
ticians and Democratic papers is offered
in an editorial in a recent issne of the
Atlanta Constitution. It shows that the
third party movement commands at
least the respect of farseeing men and
thoughtful writers. The article says:
The Nashville American says there
are some reasons w hy the agricultural
classes, above all others, should culti-
rate close allegiance to the Democratic '.
The American alludes to the tariff and
class legislation of the Rcpnbiican party,
and then remarks:
"The Oeala demands are as hostile to
the Democracy of Jefferson and Jackson 2
as is Republicanism.
"What is the subtreasnry scheme but
an open violation of the constitution,
the twin sister in principle of the force
"Government ownership of the rail
roads and the telegraph are the logical jrs.
sequences of Republican principles.
"These and sundry like measures ad
vocated by the Fanners' Alliance would,
if adopted, subvert and destroy all con
stitutional guarantees and safeguards,
change the very nature of onr institu
tions, and in the end substitute for state
authority the despotic dominion of the
This is a poor way to conciliate the
farmers and convince them that they
should stick to the Democracy.
The fact is. this is not a fair statement
of the situation. The Ocala demands
are not undemocratic, and they are not
unconstitutional. Government owner
ship of railroads is not one of the Ocala
demands. Government control and su- jm
pervision of railroads was asked for ax .
the Ocala conference.
The Alliance men know the history of
onr government and they know that it
has more than once loaned money tocor
pomlions and individuals, and sometimes
without interest and with no reasonable
prospect of being repaid. They know,
too. that the currency should te a me-
dium of exchange for the people, and
not be parceled out to nanoaal bamcs
oniJor wMch ny
amot to the financial .outlawry of the
In view of these facts The American
should abandon its licy of talking
down the Alliance men. Just such talk
has already driven Democrats into the
third party. The new organization is
the result of the bulldozing methods of
certain Democrats who have threatened
to thet Alliaace men out of the
P3?7' . .
U eeems th&t other wspapers and
partisans propose to rontmc-e tnc same
rr z I t: : . , fn -.
uu4en'u uitmiurtu wmw. iucj
anneal to the Alliance men to remain in
the Democratic partv and at the same
time tell them that they are the enemies
01 tae parrv ana are mating unueiuo
expecU to buUd a nw . cncotistircuonal demands
Massaebnttcf t IelcsU tTnmalcicas.
At the Grf state convention of the
People's party in Massachusetts. March
SO, a prominent figure was Edward Bel
lamy, of Chicopee. author of "Looking
Backward." The meeting was held in
Fancnil hall, and delegates were elected
to the uatiocal convention to be bold in
Omaha July 4. There were ninety -six
delegates present, and "every congres
sional district in the state was represent
r;. (K-rry Crown, of Charlestown
Indnsn-iat Alliance, was chairman, and
spoke Kt length on th- pruspects of the
These delegates at large were elected:
Henry Winn. Maldcu: Herbert Mcin
tosh. Worcester; T. A. Watson. Brain
tree: J. D. Cadle, WestSeld; W. J.
Sheild. Bostan: W. O.Westfield, Lynn:
i VlCO.ge T.
Washburn: E. Gerrv Brown,
Boston. Among the district delegates
s tdwarJ t3e:kimy. of Cfciotpee.
plarform adopted by the industrial
veatioa in SL Louis ou Feb. S4
vention in bL Louis ou Feu 24 was
Following the convention speeches
were made by Edward Bellamy. Major
Winn and others.
Why We rrvtrst-
Representative V. 1. Hatch, of Mis
souri, in a recent letter oa why labor U
protesting against the "two dominant
political parties, writes as follows:
The existence of these agricnltnral
and I.-.bor organization? is an eloquent
and earnest protest against the princi
ples and policies and results of the Re
They are seeking redress from legis
lative wrongs class, sectional and parti
san. They meet in convention, and in
consonance with our institutions detail
their wrougs and "demand" redress at
the polls and remedial legislation of
their servants. '
At the time of the convention of agri
cultural and industrial organizations,
held ia Louis a short time ago to pro-
test against the encroachments of capi
tal, and hence the hardens upon the
masses, we were startled by the sterner
protest of an army of compulsory idlers
and breadwiuners in one of the wealth
iest capitals of the Old World, demand
ing work aud bread, and carrying then
wants to the very gates of the palace.
DmorraU Mast Show Their Hand.
The question is asked. "How many '
Democratic papers in ' North Carolina
will come ont and indorse the St. Louis
platform?" That financial plank is the
great overshadowing issue Iwtwcen the
people nnd plutocracy. -Gentlemen of
the Democratic press ofNorth Carolina
show ns yogr hand on this great qnes-
tion. Let the people see where yon
stand. They demand that yon let them .
know yonr position on this greatest of
alLissnes. Progressive Farmer.
Tho Tl-orU r.arJcneL - "
The facLities of the p resect day for tjie.
production of everything that will con
duce to the material welfare and comfort
of mankind ere almost unlimited and
when Syrup of Figs was first produced
the world was enriched with the only
perfect laxative known, as it is the only
remedy which is truly p)easing and re-
freshing to the taste and prompt and
effectual to cleanse'the system gently in
the Spring time or, in fact, at any time
r.nd the better it is known the more pop
ular it b'omes. - -
Kotico to Painters and Contractors.
Notice Is hereby etven that senled bills will
be received at the office ot the Towix Recorder
up lo W m. (noon) ot May S. 154. to paint the - '
Meafprd Water Tower toue coat). Tho town of " -,
Medford to furnish the paint. -or f'v
The town board reserve the right to reject any i?"
and all bids. -t'
Bv order of the town board this nh daj
Aoril. A. D. ISii J.H Puns,
15-st Towo Ueeonter,
Vb. . - -W
foJ an . interest now rosult