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lIl.lllMllH-l'll Irjf H.II1. J, W. OlI'lTl Wo ho!d these inilJj to lu rtolf evi-1r.-;tli;it i''cvlli hh taxation is rob- fj', idul uo'.'JJi'hh ri'tjtrietiuu tyranny tuul snbiirription to both, slavery, 'j lat whether tJu'Ho abnormal claims uo irrigated or usurped by kingship tir by combination hi no wise miti gates the crime, and, whereas, trade combinations under various names have of Into I Mm formed throughout our land, whoso open purpose and ppiHicnl effect in to tat consumers of noroKnarios of life by restrict iuu a'i' caiMuu out trudu competition; " thus enabling tho said associations to place arbitrary, unwarranted and n erous prices upon their monopolized product and thus exorcise the two highest functions of the most despot ic government, therefore U" it JU'Holml, That it is tho sense and wish of tho North Carolina Farmers' State Alliance iu convention assom bled, as we have roason to leliovo it to be of nil other associations looking only to self-protection against unnec essary greed and rapacity, and of the great army of consumers generally in their individual capacity, that some thing must bo done ami that right speedily in the interest of our people, or against monopolistic extortion and robbery. iii'Hohnl, la furtherance of above resolution, Hint if any dutiable article has been or Khali hereafter be made one of combination by those princi pally interested in its manufacture imd sale, for tho purpose of shutting uit or controlling legitimate compe- t 'hon, and thus establishing a monop oly on such article, bo that eombiua tiga known as truat, pool or combine or by amy oMior name, style or dosig- p,:tJi'M: whatsoever, the import duty on f ic.'i article or articles should at onct bo reduced at least fifty per centum on rate then existing' under tho tariff Hchedule, for tho first year thereafter and placed on tho freo list at tho expi ration thereof if tho grievance is not in tho meantime abolished. h'i'Holnul, further, Wo hold that whoever enters into Mich combination with such obvious intent should bo deemed guilty of ,a misdemeanor, if not a felony, and bo punished by ade quato line or imprisonment or by loth. KmoImI, That wo request, nay urge and insist that our senators and reprontatives in Congress shall go to the extreme limit of Constitutional prerogative in carrying out by means suggested or by any other more pfllca lions, the wish herein emlxxlied, that as monopolistic combination of cap' hope that UM'h'ci committee will be authorized by each House ofCongreHu to t.lk rxclnni'vn cognizance of this tlU cognate nubjvcii, Ui'mh'ril, Tliat n copy of these res olutions bo furnished to tho North Carolina delegates to tho intor-Stato Fannies' Association, and also to the delegates of this Alliance and to the Farmers' undLaWors' Union at St. Louis in December next, with request to ask their adoption by these bodies Adopted unanimously. ProgrmH' ire Fanner. t.l for linn umimnP wvfnrtimi 1n nntuf Ving evil which has had birth under government, the curso of tho age j tho shame of tho land, may re- 1 .0 its deat h blow nt tlio earlie.-tdav licable. Win, That wo request the oar- o-operat ton or other Mate Alh ! All and of tho Interstate F armors fall Pm( ion, which is to meet during T.Iv'miig week at Montgomery, and O i !Tey,rgauizations generally in fur- Corcr ' ,n'H mos iuy nu rtriot Vi Vc4caKua demand.' A ccr v''' na' "l v,ow of ho mag- X, Si tho ovil complained of, wo ' v'ltt A Wall Htieet Helium. Nstv Yuwc, August 20.-Th World alleges luat a synuicate h . , i lamkers has been formed controlling $80,000,000 of government bonds will the view of compelling tho treasury to pay exhorbitant premiums for bonds which it accepts. In case tho treasury refuses all offers of bonds. the syndicate will create a "stringency in the mony market, iu the hope of forcing the government to buy bonds as tho only method of averting u pan ic. , IiEitK is a practical illustration of the effects of monopoly, that in worth noting. During tho investigation of tho railroad rebates in tho mummer of 1S87 it was developed that tho .Stand ard Oil Company had drawn iu re bates in sevontivn months from four railroad companies the enormous sum of $10,151,2 1& That is to say, for the transportation of nn eq-ual amount of oil other relhiers had to pay these four railroad companies over !?liy.KH), 000 more than was paid by tho Stand ard Oil Company. Of course tho re sult is that competition was crushed out and a huge mononolv remains master of the field of industry. Dur ing the same year tho Standard Oil Company declared a dividend of 0 per (Tilt, on a capital stock of $1)0,000,000; or ill other words a profit of more than !?8,(KK),000on a cnpital stock two thirds of which was water or a profit of 8,000,000, on uu actual capital of $30,000,000. During the name invest igation it was shown that a private refiner was charged JJ.1 cents freight between certain points while the Standard paid only 10 cents for th(? same service. The monopoly was not only not satisfied with this 250 per cent, advantage, but demanded that this overcharge bo paid to them, which was done. Such are the ways of mou opoly, and this is called whrowd busi ness management.- Xtttional Econo mist. IVviMiUK'iit li ik! t of lrH,.;,u Son. l;io'ho(Ariz.)Wlv'rlvit. Pewms who havo watched the pro- i . ii . . gresss oi irrigation in iitio west ami observed how civilization mid wealth havo followed in its wako havo been impressed by tho uniform permanency 1 il il m ami sieauy growin or tneso oases dotting tho wildernoHH of Band com ' I .1 ! . I.. il l prising wnni is kuowu an uio and ro- . mi i. gion. i no unvarying, aioeit some times slow, progre;s of these, agricul tural communities has been in marked contrast with tho erratic course of mining townu, which as a rule havo experienced alternate periods of ex citemont and depression. Those facts Iiavo impronjcd tUenujelvot upon tho r(flectivo mind, and many, doubiier.."!, have indulged in tho dream of the ultimate subjugation of the arid re gion to tho purpose of agriculture and have pictured to themselves tho won drous, beauty of the groat west when prairie mesa and valley havo been clothed in amaranthine garb. Wisdom from a Child. In Stanford, Conn, two children nt tended service at tho church of which Iter Mr. Vail is pastor. Mr. Vail re peated tho words: "Thero is nowhero no place, that God is not. In an aud ible whisper Paulino said to her broth er: t4IIo don't know about it, dooshe? But I'll toll him after church." Just as tho preacher descended tho pulp steps a breathless little liguro caught hold of him and said, pautingly: "You don't know about Ood, Mr. Vail, an' must toll you. Ho isn't everywhere like you think Hois, 'cause tho bible says: 'God is not in tho thoughts of the wicked.' That's why he don't al ways get into me, but I'm going to try to bo very good this week, ho Ho'l come." Ana as iur. v ail took the bright-eyed littlo one into his arms ho added, naively: "You dontknow every thing do you, Mr. (N. Y.) Freemam. u:h: vvu:a is wit. Vail." Kingston W1IKN TO SIT AND WHEN TO SET. A man, or woman either, can Hot n hen, although they cannot ait her; neither can they nit her, although tho old hen might sit on them by tho hour if they would allow, A man cannot set on t he wash bench, but ho could net the basin on it, and neither tho basin nor tho grammarians would ol- ject. He could sit on the dog'a tail, if tho dog were willing, or ho might set his foot on it. But if he should Bot on tho aforesaid tail, or sit his foot there the grammarians as well aa tho dog would howl. And yet, straugo as it may seem, tho man might sot tho tail aside and then nit down, and neither bo assailed by the dog nor tho gram mariaus. Chrktain Union. Ho Wanted a lltrd. Col. Clockwoll is very proud of his little son, and nover loses an opportu nity to exhibit his precocity. Sevaral nights ago tho Colonel had company. George, tho bright young ster, entered tho room. "Don't you see tho ladies and gentle men, George ?'' "Yes." "Well, why don't you speak t" "'Cause I don't want to." "You must not talk that way. What havo you learned at tho kiudergarten ?" "Ain't learned nothin'." "Oh, yes you have. Who is Presi dent of tho United States?" "Harrison." "Say," said tho loy, looking up with sudden interest; "I want you to get mo a bird." "What do you want with a bird!" "Bido on it" "You can't ride on a bird, son. You aro too heavy " "No, I ain't, 'cause miunma said you went out on a lark." Tho examination was brought to a precipitous close. Arkansaw Trav- ler. A Texas horseman, convicted of a capital crime asked tho judge if he couldn't bo hung in his own houso since he was always trood on the homo stretch. Ex. A fool may perchance put m)3o thingiu a wise man's head.-Old Proverb. Yew; and it may perchance cost tho wise man n quarter for a fine tooth comb to get it ont Twenty-two millions of our acren are said to bo tho properly of alien land ownvrs. Tin's is too much of a-lien on our oil for our own goxl. Tho reason that tho umall boy doerf not wear a bathing nnit in becaiiHo nothing is good enough for him. Terra Haute Express. You make a good many dough-nuts Mrs. Small," remarkod the utax board er. es," she replied "that in be cause I know them to be holesorae." Timo. HardShell Logio.-Dick-"Jack aro you an optimist or a rM'ssiniist?' Jack "Depends upon thu btatoof my liver, and amount of cash in my pock-et."--Drake'H Magazine. Miss Bunker Hill "I supposo tho soldiers take care of the Indians out on tho reservation V Sir. Western "Indeed they do, but the Indians tako hair of the soldier ever chance they get" Texas Sittings. Visitor "I presume it was becans you were sadJy tried by adversity that you are confined herof Prison er "No; it was because I was tried by a granger jury that couldn't b bought" Omada World. Didn't you tell mo you could hold tho plow?" said a farmer to an Irish man lie had taken on trial. "Bo aisy now." says Pat. "How could I honld it nn' two horses pullin' it away?'' Just stop tho crayturos an' I'll horthl it for ye." Ex. "What do you like tho bout?" said Mr. Diffy Dent to his girl, as they stood togother at the soda counter. "Oh, I liko ginger alel" sho answered 'Wl shampagne. Anything that that -that that " She didn't finish tho sentence, but sho blu shed ; and DifTy popped that night. Puck. Wife (suspiciously) -Cyrus, my nose never deceives mo. lou ve neeu Jrinking again. Husband (rather thickly) It's on my clothes, Emely. Tho car was crowded, and I had to occupy a seat with an internal revenue collector. Chicago Tribune. Tucker Why do I look so troublod T Well, last night I dreamed I died and was buried, Parker, and I saw tho tombstone at the head of my grave. Parker Saw your tombstone eh? - And what of it? "Why, Tm trying to live up to the epitaph I saw on it" N. Y. Sun. Nagley You wanted to get married bad enough, Lord knows, when I took you. xou'd a married a tool. Mrs. Nagley (meekly) Well don't twit me with what I havo done. We all make mistakes. Ex. Buyer (confidently) Say, boy, are you suro this horse won't scare at a ocomotivo? Stable boyScare? Not much 1 Why, sir, three different men havo been killed because that there horso balked in tho middle of tho track jest to enjoy seem' the enjino comin'. Ex.