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Keep in the Middle of the Ed. No fusion with any Weal party on earth. VOL. 2- ABRAHAN LINCOLN SPEAKS Rl IMs of Warning to The Amsrican Peo j'e He could Plainly see Where We were Drifting Thirty Year's Ago, But We Heeded Not Abraham Lincoln was a man was profound, pos ting that mental make-up which rendered him highly intentional. Hi? vision was clear, taking in cau se? and sequences so thoroughly thai he war! in the relm of prophe cy. A few days before his assasin ation, the heavy load of the war lifted frorfi his shoulders, he clearly discerned the trend of things on monetary lines, and uttered in his sententious way his warning words as follows: '•I gee in the near future, a crisis «pproaching that unerves me ami <auses me to tremble for the safety of my country. As a result of the war, corporations have been en throned, and an era of corruption will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor m pro long its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people, until all wealth is aggress ted in a. few hands and the Republic is destroyed. I feel at this moment more anxious for the safety of my country than *ver before.'' Alas! his forebodings were true, already ie this nation in the hands of the allied money powers, more to be feared than the allied powers of Europe bunded to overthrow Xapo k°n. Money, when associated, forks in devious ways. It is self- Mh,seniious, seductive. For thirty three years now, it has been pchem «ig; while the people have been a -Blt% it has sown, not tares, but dragonVteeth, which have sprung than a viper's sting. This money power has suborned ditorswho have become prostitutes; % have crucified their manhood, & a }»ng their editorial columns for mis information and • le ß, like a deluge. This money power ban profaned *• White House and the Capitol, flaking the Executive and Legisla te branches of the government ita to execute its behests. The record of the financial legis- the past thirty-three ve.nr* THE DAWN. KLLEXSI'.rkO, WASH., SATURDAY, NOV. 30, 1895. is most disgraceful: and to set ii forth in mi adequate manner, one! would need a pen dipped in the! fire* of hell Let tlx reenll two or three events which give character to the present money dynasty. Tampering with the greenbacks was one; abrogating their legal-tender functions solely to diseredil them, nil through the years pursuing an antagonistic policy, til! now the democratic cuckoos and republican brigands are conspiring to retire them alto* gather, to go on a gold basis. Why thi- hostility to the greenback? k was the savior of the country, car ried us triumphantly through the war of the rebel ion, Without it. the rebel border would have over run the North and the rebel rag would have floated ivw the Capitol, j Demonetization of silver in 1873, was the spawn of the money power. Mow was it done? Clandestinly, j so secretly, that not half a dozen' persons outsid the conspirators knew or even dreamed of it, until month* elapsed Gen. '-rant, then ['resident, was ignorant of th< great ' crime as Secretary Carlisle before*! he became a Cleveland cuckoo characterized it. Grant could cir cumvent rebel generals, but the generals of the money powe** wer< too much for him. Th* tragedy of 18SKJ was one of the hatchings of the money power. I call it tragedy, for the black pall of a panic was spread over tin country wrecking industry and beggaring labor Cleveland came into power in 1803 through a ''flap doodle campaign, as did the Whigs in 1840. He had scarcely warmed his peat in the Executive chair, be the machinery was set in motion to produce a panic. March 12, eight days after Cleveland was inaugura ted, James Buell Secretary of the National Hankers .Association. f?enl a circular to the banks, to line them up to their work of wrecking Fie declared at the outset that the Na tiooal Banks required immediate legislation by Congress, to the end that silver, silver certificates and greenbacks should all be retired,! their place to be supplied by na- ! tiona.! bank notes based on gold. It would be necessary to issue new bonds to the amount of $500,000, 000 to $1,000,000,000, thus much j increasing the public debt. Head vised tlmt the banks retire at least one third of their circulation and call in one-half of their loans, caus ing such a stringency of money, that a panic would ensue, in the throes of which, the coveted legisla tion would he xtoled from Con gress. The panic came, terrible as a cyclone, but the onspiratorc did :...t si cure only ■■> n inority oi what wasaimtdat. They had all possi ble aid from the President and Sec retary of the Treasury, but they were handicapped by that $100, •00,000 gold reserve and have in* creased the public debt some $200, 000,000 and with this superadded burden upon the people, it has been impossible to keen the reserve at high watei mark. This brief sketch of out monetary policy is sufficient to show the pre science o," President Lincoln, and measure of the issue thrust upon us. Our statesmen ar" debauched: the old parties are on their knees before the money power, .John Sher man adjutant of the republican wing and John G. Carlisle adjutant □f the democratic. Well might President Lincoln -ay—"l feel more anxious for th*- safety df my country, than ever before." Willi \m Foster, Jr. Pmvidance, R. I irr.W i KD: -Several trustworthy gentl men or In *T die to travel in Washington for estahli* lied reliable hou«e. Salary *7«0 and cv,*,.*,. Steady position. Enclose referenceand sell addressed stamp •pen»elop. The DomiuUn Company, Thiid Hoof Omaha, Bldff , Chicnpo, 111 (1.1) The Pawn one year for 60 pounds of wheal sacked and delivered at our office* Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is ab solute master of industry and commerce.—Jas. A. Garfield GOVFRNMEKT OWNERSHIP. TN Government Should Own and Uperau The Railroads and Telegraph Lines Millions o f Dollars Could Bf Saved Every Year to The Arnrr wn People. By It. This statement has about thf (same effect on a so-called republi can or demw rat that a red fag has or a mad bull, yet every time one of these pet railroads get into the narrows, they rush it under the protection of th* government and give a lot of dead-beats a chance to walk over the rights oi decent pec pie. Then why is it that men with good common sense on every other question, when this question [of government ownership come up thej must call everybody that fa vors the ownership of railroads and telegraph, the same as the mails arc now owned and operated, cranks and fools? In my judgment, the trouble ir that they locate the fools in th* wrong men 'Now iei us for a moment '.oitsid er what it costs the United State* to operate the telegraph Lines own ed and operated b\ the Signal Serv ice during the year 1890. No of miles at end of yeai 1 .-JoT Sea ( oast lines. till Total No. of miles operated l,i)5N Receipts for work a< gm era men t '< lis #7,1 *7.21 lolls collected from e< u necting lines and turned over to the United States Treasury f i 1 ,ttl2.Bfl Total receipts for all services, $J8,800,0N There were received and sent over 600,000 message- , apart from bulletins, weather maps & etc. Rate charged for sending a message 400 miles and over 20 cents oi ten words 150 miles and under 400, 15 cent* for ten words. Under 150 miles. 10 cents for ten words. Making the net receipts to the gov ernment, after doing all the Signal work, and defraying all the expen ses of every kind. $7,187.24. And yet, would-be statesmen will have the in pudence to tell an Continued on second page NO. 16.