Keep in the Middle of the
Road. No fusion with any
political party on earth.
hear and HEED DFPtW.
BE TELLS WHA T FIFTY
MEN IN THE VM TED
STATES C.LV DO.
Ed. Dawn :
Truth sometimes comes from un
expected sources. Mr. Chauncy M.
DePew, on a recent occasion, made
an utterance well worth attention.
It embodies a great truth, one of
immense weight in the present pos
ture of public affairs. For thirty
three years, the money power, un
der republican and democratic rule,
has attained gigantic proportions,
and under the nursing of our serv
ants at Washington, threatens to
become huger still, more than u
giant. Mr. Dej>ew the pos
sibilities incident 10 concentrated
"Fifty men in these United States
have it in their power, by reason of
the wealth which they control, t"»
come together within twenty-four
hours and arrive at an understand
ing, by which every wheel of trade
and commerce may l>e stopped from
revolving, every avenue of trade
blocked, and every electric key
struck dumb. Those fifty men can
paralyze the whole country, for
they can eontio? the circulation of
the currency, and create a panic
whenever they wish."
A pregnant fact, not coming from
4 People's party man, "a crank."
*a lunatie v " "a fool," but from the
head of a great railroad corporation
and one of the Vanclerbilt right
Here is food for thought, so in
tenge that it ought move to right
action. Note; thene almost omni
potent possibilities are in the hands
°f the insignificant number of fifty
wen. Our 70,000,000 people over
burdened and our vast ramified in
dustries wrecked by FIFTY men!
not by arms, but by cunningly de
vised plottings, the unholy use of
their wealth., much of it, no more
honestly obtained than are the pro
ceeds of highway robbery.
If such are the possibilities at
taching to FIFTY men, what are
the possibilities residing in the en
tire shy lock brood, national bank
bondholders and, their kinsmen.
ELLENSBURG, WASH., SATURDAY, NOV. 16, 1895.
A very important question which
comes homo to every man who i:-
not within the magic.
circle. Mow is the nation to cx-i
tract itf rlf from the toils woven I»y i
our servants a! \\ nshington, at tho
dictation of associated wealth?
' MiJy at the ballot box, and not
there, unless there l-c right action.
Our evils and possibilities of'
grc.ttcr . evils have come upon us!
through tlx 1 iiiu 1 legislation of both j
old parties. No relief can he hoped !
for from either. Both are corrupt!
and del .niched. We need new men I
from the loins of the people, in this, j
the crisis hour of the Republic.!
when perils encompass liberty and
human rights are converted as
stubble. Vote for republicans, you
vote ;i cord around your neck; vote
for democrats, you vote to thrust a
a dagger through your heart.
Parties are organization based on j
certain enunciated measures, and!
when mis-carried, they cease to be,
cf any practical use. They become'
mere machines run for pelf and
plunder and should die. This is
• he condition of the two old parties
1 hey antagonize one another iVr
show, to deceive the -plain folks,''
the better to subserve the interests
of their masters, the goldites. Men
of Washington, how stand ye?
Shall the money power be over- 1
thrown in '!»•;.? Jt must, or shy
lockism controls the councils of the
nation William Fostku. .li,\
Providence, U. I
; HA' II ILL SFXD
FOI! TEX VENTS!!!
j Direct Legislation Issue:
The Tacoma Sun will soon issue
a special number devoted exclusive
ly to the subject of Direct Legisla-,
tion and Proportional Representa- :
I tion. These questions are but little
I understood, and yet they are most
| important in the reform curriculum. j
• Populist speakers can make more'
! votes by an intelligent and earnest
j discussion of the Initiative and Hef
ierendum than in any other way.
; Post yourself on these issues by or
dering this number of the Pacitic
' Coast Populist paper. Single copy
| oc., per hundred $2. Orders must
be receivt ! at "iice. Address:
'i'j11 Srn. Tacoma. Wash.
POPULST FREIGHT TRAIN.
The election is over, and a whole
lot of people appear surprised.
Generally speaking, the result is a
bout as we expected. The demo
crats bit the dust and the republi
cans are on top. As the Populists
are obliged to get their returns by
slow freight, the result cannot be
learned for some time. The party
has made good gains in all states.
OHlO:—Coxey ran 100 votes a
head of his ticket in his own coun
ty, while the party made wonderful
gains ranging from 20 to 000 per
cent. It expected that the Coxey
vote on oiliciai returns will reach
fully 00,000. In many localities
the democrats wore so badly scared
that to make certain of Coxey's de
feat. they supported and openly
worked for the republican ticket.
KANSAS:—The Populists made
handsome gains, carrying 20 coun
ties ,md elected three Judges. The
democrats and republicans fused in
a number of counties. The A. P.
A. element voted with the republi
MISSISSIPPI:—The silver dem
ocratic plurality tor state officers is
estimated at .V), 000; large Populist
S EBRASK A: —The people of Xe
braska stood by Populism faithful
ly, giving Maxwell, candidate for
Supreme Judge, a very lage vote.
lOWA:—The party did exceed
ingly well in lowa, polling a vote
of fully 50,000. The vote in 1894
COLORADO:—The Populists, it
is claimed, made a clean sweep of
the state. They knocked the re
publicans of Denver higher than
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A crushiug arraignment of the present
social order, written in :i vein of gentle
tleness that does not offend. Sparkling
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The most convincing and thought-pro
voking work evar dublished. Will do
more to set old party men rivrbt than
auything you can po-wuly Five them.
Thousands have >.>ld at 50 cents a copy,
but it is now published in neat book
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Whoever controls the voltiEitt
of money in any country is al>
solute master of industry and
commerce.—Jas. A. Garfield.
Expeses of Kittitas County.
July 1, '89 to July 1. "90 $58,4'57.03
90 " '91 69,207.32
9j ' '92 43,023.85
!>2 "93 (>6,210.83
ito " ? i)4 37,999.99
July 1, 1889—
Hatfield ... 439.50
McDonald .... 319.66
July 1, 1890—
McDonald . . . 461.20
July 1. ]Sill —
Goodman . $526.69
July 1. I>W2—
Go'"-':' in . . . $ 104.85
Richards .... 410.40
Horan .. . 415.35
July 1. 1K93-'94
McCallum, > $1,739.15
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Regular Sessions of Court, Ist Monday ic
Jan., Mar., May, Sept., and Nov. Carroll
13. Graves, Judge; Martin Cameron,
\V. M. Stinson, Sheriff.
Regular Sessions, Ist Monday in Jan. April,
July and Oct. Alex. Pitcher, Chairman; J.
F. Brown and J. C. Goodwin. J. M. Raird.
White Salmon Nursery.
A. H. JEWETT, PROP.
I carrv in stock a f• ill assortment of choicc
Fruit trees, Small Fruits, hoses, Shrubs,
Vines, Ornamental treos & Etc.
persons in Kittatas county desiring
to purchase nursery stock of nie, can do so
by handing your orders to
Turner & Edgiugton of Ellensburg.
Send for our ISO.") Cm'aloguef
Our people are continually fight
ing orchard pests and yet they per
sist in buying trees from eastern
nurseries that are said to be infect
ed and diseased generally. Every
tree in the White Salmon nursery
is guaranteed to be absolutely free
from disease and pest of all kinds.
If you want to buy fruit trees and
desire to know more of this nursery
call on S. \V. Maxey, the fruit tree
inspector of this district, and get
his opii >n of the stock of the
1 rppa fro?" ?->i! >'■ I"-*
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