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SOUTHERN' STANDARD-MCMINNVILLE; TENNESSEE. SATURDAY, SEPT. 20,1801.
The importance of purifying the Wood can
not be overestimated, for without pure blood
you cannot enjoy good health.
. At this season nearly every one needs a
good medicine to purify, vitalize, and enrich
thq blood, and we ask you to try Hood's
p 1 1 1 1 3 r Sarsaparilla. It strengthens
r CLU Hal nn(j buiidj up tho system,
creates an appetite, and tones the digestion,
while it eradicates disease. The peculiar
combination, proportion, and preparation
of tho vegetable remedies used give to
Hood's Sarsaparilla pecul- "T"y Ifr plf
iar curative rowers. No " I15CII
other medicine has such a record of wonderful
cures. If you have- mado tip your mind to
buy Hood's Sarsaparilla do not be Induced to
take any other instead. It is a Peculiar
Medicine, and is worthy your confidence. ,
Hood's 8arsaparil!a is sold by all druggists.
Preparod by C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass.
100 Doses One Dollar
MIMVILLE PRODUCE MARKET,
Corrected weekly by Mead & Ritchey.
Officb Southern Standard,
McMinnville, Sept., 25 1891.
In most respects the produce mar
ket is unchanged. Eggs are lower,
13 to 14 being their value, with pros
pect or lurther decline. They are
quoted du I at Nashville at 14 cents,
stocks accumulating. Dried iruit, in
consequence of the large quanti
ties dim poor quality being offered,
is r.o better.
Wbeat, $ bushel new, 85 to 90
Corn; bushel to 80
Flour, $ barrel...., $4.50 to $5.50
Meal. 33 bushel 80 to 90
Oats, " 30
Eggs, dozen 13 to 14
Butter, 59 lb 8 to 10
liens, 53 lb
Spring Chickens 8 to 12
Turkeys, 33 lb ;
Ginseng, lb to 2.50
Beeswax, 13 lb 21
Feathers, 53 lb 35
Tallow. 53 lb VA
Green Hides, $ lb...: 2 to 3
Wool, unwashed, "ft lb 20 to 23
" tub washed, 30 to 35
Stock Peas, bushel
White Beans, 53 bushel
Dried Apples.53 lbs 2 to VA
Peaches, $ VAtoW
Blackberries, VA to VA
Green Apples, per bushel
NASHVILLE MARKET REPORT.
Corrected from the Nashville American
every Thursdav evenine.
Wheat, from wagons, 29 to 88
Corn 73 to 85
Oats 42 to 40
Hay, prime timothy, per ton $14 to $10
Dried Apples VA
Dried Peaches, halves a VA to 3
" quarters 2 to 2 12
Dried Blackberries 3
Feathers, prime.... 3ii(a-"0
Ginseng, dry to $2.75
Butter 9 to 16
Eggs to 14
Chickens, frying $1.32 to 2.16
" heus $2.16
Irish Potatoes, per bbl 75c. to $1.
Wool, unwashed, 2Uto'2l
' tub-washed, 30 to31
BUILDING and LOAN
There was organized in McMinnville on
Sept. 1st, a Local Board of the National
Home Building and Loan Association, of
Bloomington, 111., the object of whieh is to
furnish a safe and profitable investment for
small savings, and at the same time offer
cheap money to good reliable borrowers,
who have good real estate to offer as securi
ty. Our Board had two loans granted on
the 8th of Sept. For particulars and for
shares, call on or address
W. A. JOHNSON, Ae't,
Y. A. Crisp vs. M. A. Dudley.
IN this case, now pending before me, at the
suit of Y. A. Critp vs. M. A. Dudley, in
which it is alleged that M. A. Dudley has
'removed himself from the County of War
ren, privately, and that he has absconded,
so that the eidina'ry process of law cannot
be served on! him, nd said cause having
been set for hearing on
Saturday, October 24, 1391,
lit niv house in said
county. Now this is
A. Dudlev to appear at
to notify the said M
my house on said day nuuQnend this uit,
r the same will be proceeded with ex
as to him. This Sept. 24th, 1891
M.FIIAZ1EK, J. T.
J. H.Iloaeh vs. M. A.Dudley.
I N this ruse, now vending before me, at
L the suit of J. If. Itonrh vs. M. A. Dudley,
in which it is iilledired that M. A. Dudley
bus removed himself from the County of
Warren, privately, and that he has abscond
I'd. so that the ordinary process of law can'
not be served on him, mid said cause having
been set lor hearing on the
24th day cf October, 1S91,
at my home in said county. Now this if to
notify the said M. A. Dudley to appear at
ii' v house on saitl day mul ilefriid this suit,
or" the same will he proceeded with ex Tarte
:i to him. This Sept. M, 15!,
T. M. FIUZIER, J. P.
UNDER TWO FLAGS.
What the Alliance Professes to Be,
and What it Really Is.
By Oaa of Its Own Members.
The following article was written
some weeks ago lor The Toiler, but
refused publication because not in
accord with its policy. Its author is
ex-President of his county Alliance
and a prominent citizen of his eom
After the wonderful results that
iave been achieved by tho Farmers'
Alliance in tho last few years, it is
painful to see the strife and dissen
sions that are working so much mis
chief in its ranks at this time. Its
enemies are warring against it with
Increased energy, and it is no time
for internal wranglings. I write,
therefore, solely in the interest of
harmony and duty,
What is the cause of the trouble
and what the remedy ? Upon this I
must speak plainly. The cause in
ray opinion is due to a violation by
the Alliance leaders of its funda
mental principles, and the remedy is
a speedy return to first principles.
The founders of the Alliance
recognized the importance of leaving
everv member free to think and act
politically as he pleased. They knew
that it would be absurd to propose to
intelligent men to 'join a secret or
ganization that claimed the right to
dictate their political beliefs or ac
tions. Therefore in the ritual which
is used in the Initiation of all mem
bars, the initiary officer is required
to "assure" the candidate for admis
sion, as a condition to his taking the
obligation, that nothing in this obli
gation shall in any manner "confllict
with his religious or political
. It was hero clearly understood that
both. Democrats and Republicans
could be brought together as AlliaHce
men, and their religious or political
opinions were not to impair or
abridge in any way their rights or
privileges in the order.
The same principle is set forth in
the first section of the declaration o
. "We propose to labor for the educa
tion of the agricultural masses in the
science of economical government in
a strictly non-partisan spirit."
Here was a proposition for men of
all parties belonging to the producing
and industrial classes having in
terests in common to come together
and investigate in a "non-partisan
spirit" the bearing of all political
questions upon their interests. Al
sectional hatred and partisan feeling
were laid aside in consideration of
questions of such vital interest.
The wholesome changes in public
sentiment a3 a result of this course
were evidenced to some extent by
the results of tho late elections. Al
this was not the result of force, but,
"education in a non-partisan spirit."
All members were free to think
and act as they chose politically,
without affecting their relations with
The National Convention met
at St. Louis in December, 1889, and
passed some resolutions in favor of
certain political measures, and urged
their indorsement by the Alliance
This action was perhaps only in
tended to bring those questions
prominently belore the people for
discussion and investigation.
My purpose here is neither to in
dorse nor to criticize those measures,
but to consider the action of tho lead
ers of the Alliance with reference to
The National Council again met at
Ocala last December, and there the
The discussion of those measures
had developed the fact that members
of the Alliance were being much
divided upon them.
Some people having strong convic
tions upon political or religious sub
jects, think it strange that every one
does not think as they do, and when
mild means have failed to bring
others to adopt their views, they are
ready to employ force.
On the fourth day of that convene
tion tho following resolutions were
".Resolved, that this National Con
vention of the F. A. & I. Union do
hereby most earnestly and emphatic
ally indorse the St. Louis platform
adopted last December, and with
equal sincerity and persistency de
mand that all subordinate bodies con
nected with this organization shall
not only align themselves there
with, but co-operate with this organi
zation and sustain tho same.
2. That any national oflicer or or
gan, either State or national, that
shall not conform fully with the fore
going resolution ishall bo suspended
by the National President."
The word demand is a Btrong word,
t requires and exact obedience and
arries with it authority.
This resolution demands of all
members of the Alliance that they
sustain the political measures
)ut forth by the Council, whether they
think them right or wrong. 'And
this is demanded of men who. on
their initiation, were "assured" that
there was nothing in the obligation
prescribed for them to take as a con
dition to their admission, that would
'con-flict with their political vieV3."
The legitmate work of the Alliance
politically is educational. Its con
ventions may bring political ques
tions before the country for discus
sion and investigation, but, the mo
ment that they undertake to blend
them with its organism, as its declar
ed policy, their action is clearly in
violation of its fundamental princi
A demand should be accompainied
with the power to enforce it.
The resolution does not state what
shall be done with the "subordinate
bodies" that fail to "align them
selves" with this platform, but we
see no reason why they should not
receive the same treatment as "na
lioual officer or organ that shall not
fully conform to it," who are to be
suspended by the National Presi
Resolution 2 virtually renders any
member of the Alliance, who cannot
conscientionsly support every politi
cal measure set forth by the council,
ineligible to the higher offices
of the order. Now, brethren, let me
ask you in the name of common
sense, how are we to expect harmony
under such circumstances? When
men belong to an organization they
like to think that Jhey enjoy all
the rights, privileges and iru
munities that other members do,
and that they may aspire and attain
to its highest honors.. Will it be ex
pected that men, entering proper res
pect for themselves, will consent to
continue their connections with an
organization in which they stand
thus dishonored ?
Had it been understood that relig
ious or political opinions were to be
held as a test of qualfication for mem
oersnip or ornce in this organiza
tion, there could not have been
found a dozen intelligent men in
Tennessee to have joined it.
A secret organization meets in gen
eral council and makes a platform of
politscal principles or measures, and
demands of its members an uncon
ditional indorsement aud support.
Now what have we here? A se
cret, oath-bound political party.
This is not a very popular thing in
this country, and few who read this
have not been called on to defend our
organization against such a charge
What defense did you make? You
said that according to the terms of
your admission, the Supreme Coun
cil had no authoriry or right to de
mand of you or any other member i
support of any religious or politica
platform they might make.
jnow in an Kinaocss, i wisn to say
to our brethren who are trying to
carry out this force policy, unity
desirable, but not an enforced unity
iou can pursuaae anu lead men
more easily than you can force them
If you undertake to suppress and re
tire every member who cannot fully
"aligu" himself with your politica
platforms, you will engender strife
and bitter contentions, and do much
to defeat the purposes to be acoom
plished by our organization.
Make no more platforms, but leav
that to the political parties ana en
gage with renewed energy in the
great work of carrying out the origi
nal purposes of the Alliance; of or
ganizing the producing and iudus
trial classes into one great brother
hood, and educating them in.a non
partizan spirit to a knowledge of their
true interests by a proper system
lecturing, the dissemination of Al
liance literature, and a lree, unmuz
zled press, and by fraternal co-opera
tion offering an intelligent resistance
to encroachments of powerful and
They can then go into party con
ventions, not as Alliancemcn, but as
American citizens, freed from un
reasoning party spirit, and through
them do what they can in shaping
the policy of our (government in ac
cord with the interests of the great
masses of the people. ' II.
Murfreesboro, Tenn., July 0, is'jl.
The heat tind drouth is becoming a
very serious matter thoughout Illi
nois. Wells, cisterns and streams
art! dry and pastures are burning up.
Similar reports come from portions
of Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnes
sota, while in souio portions gresit
forest and swamp tires are raging.
f . S. LiTO & m,
EleganT 1 HandsomE
PARLOR H il
East Main Street, -
IMIOKIFORID Sc BILES,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IX
AND FARMING IMPLEMENTS.
Agents for the Buckeye Mower, Star Thresher, Empire and Kentucky Grain Drill
Giant Cane Mills, Tennessee Wagons, and Spring Wagons.
A large stock of Stoves, Plows, Iron, Paints,
MORFORD & BILES, old stand. We buy with Cash from first hands for Eiuiill profits.
The Golden Harvest Stove is the Best Stove Made.
Rflflfl flflRTC 3
liUflU Willi lUlfl i I
Corner Main and Chancery Streets.
Is now ready for the reception of guests, and solicits both regular board
ers and transient custom. Newly furnished throughout.
FIRST CLASS f FAEE,
Polite attention, Reasonable Rates.
MIIS. O. W. HOODENPYL personally superintends every department
and will spare no pains to please every guest.
Do Not Fail to
of FRANK G1VENS, 228 N. COLLEGE St,
Where you will see displayed tire handsomest stock of Bedroom Suits, Tarlor Sets, Waid
robes, Side Boards, Hat Barks, Chiffoniers, Book Cases, Desks, Folding Beds, Sofa
Lounges, Extension Tables, mid every article kept in a first class Furniture House,
nt prices lower than can lie found elsewhere, and every article warranted to
lie just as represented. Special inducements uttered to merchants.
Mil. A. M. ST. JOHN has permanently connected himself with us, and will
lie nlnd to see nil his friends and will take creat pleasure in waiting on them
aud showing them that he can make it to their iuserest to see our goods and
j;ct our prices. All mail orders will receive the most prompt and careful nt ten tion.
No. 228 N. College St., - Nashville, Tenn.
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xDINIM ROOM SETS, t
WILLOW WARE, ,
Bacon, Sugar, Cyflee, etc., always on hand at
your buertrv. parrinffp. wiiwrn arwi
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farm implements of all kinds to
and have them
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' ALb&uMimwiL flAuufl anu uarutiiUTii
done Promptly and Cheaply.
J. P. GARTNER.
Spring Street, McMinnville, Tenn.
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