Newspaper Page Text
UBSCRIPTION PRICE, $1.00 A YEAR. There is No Free Country, Unless the People Rule. PRICE, 5 CENTS.
VO]L. 11. NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA, FRiI)AY, JUNE 5, 1896. NO. 12.
Blood WI Tel.
Blood wll tell. King Bsmba's two
mlalsome, Princes Ferdimnao at
Boorbim, duie ot ClalibrCi, sad
rles, onas of the count of Caserta,
wh no-w clalm the thone at the two
Oedlles, volunteered to help Spain op
press the Ou·rn, aend hrve just re
ceived, on General Weyler's recom
mendation, the auars ac San Faando
crowned with Maurel. This is the high.
et mlltr7 deooration awarded by
pain and s only given Ito offieers who
lose at least e-third of their men In
deiding the Issue of a dibt or in aot
tinl their way through the ebenmy.
The New England Conservatory of Musle,
Franklin Square, Boston, Mass., I undoubt
edly the best equipped School of Music in the
world. Its pupils are always in demand as
teachers oM account of their superior musical
knowledge and their pratical readiness in
applying it. In addltlon, the Couerrato
offers the but instruction In Oratory an
Modern Lnuagaes The charge is extremel
mr ej a wl I its advantages as cmpaed wth
those offered by similar schools are considered
Prospeqs seat free upon application.
' .pal statue cs troaserm w
etteda in dton a long time ag
The elegant and cornect Bostetalans
polated out that a 4 , ,U .bat. a
mam wearsntr tmers. Others d
tese mteles ca auhlae rt wb
i"aln" aullb r elsepr er
s-oee, but ai t
taller were " In 1O dW
er. mII adse as
deotelon m 4 Jibjei. se a #sr
dared that _- . Ik
relerring to sma ta.b
uirt owor tU 4Sp )
abially eipa anether cothes
as "trousers," or el be ai te I
saject. .a. e.d e -
goes in kSi 'fltct, ds aa
"pants" will be the excluailve property c
W Iions, who Ma have them creased
oSme people spend so muea time
telling whatdie; latend to do, that
they have ho J left to co arything "
else . I
The s po snooeed by
clothbee attqtigte business b
T1ag l .s/ee a,
A Beastfirl s
Texas-: te g
Sas 2 D T\
9Vit- 1 AVRieh law; it Is con
Ps Flion s ruin, disruption and die
ý the aopsatm tfexhs must pitup
ty competent men.
Haste In polities makes waste the
- wW-sthhe tn. .
t And cooags coitilnue to do noth
ig in the me old way.
All men who recognise the necessity
totr Reorm shoud Join the People's
4F Ex-Gov. Hoa is ,again trying to
byptuaiase the bonit. unsuspeting
All mey dsounM be a full legal
tender, whether it suits the bemkera
'To fund a debt is only another way
e~o etMag- -M -p-o p elwlyr, but
eameree mld be dis
Believe what jit plese, bet do not
adv led la
lr gonemd Iw r.
Sot t i rold
ppi ginIh Wod buated by
any po- Im ityar.
e:s Tow D so S goldi
aM ee - as P ei-nld Cleveland
sobers up m/ eleUy he will amaage
+0W-em r loa sla ee.
ow bol *4't *inw. th
Si etaamr t sto as fIm. or
$lemt 9 a s plsea '
-t e# s ws declase wog
lei mas ?ýi as eeJines.
..R-ý. u ie.
In McLennan. Dallas and Upshur
counties the Democrats voted the ne
groes In their primaries. Poor old
Democracy, how fallen.
Money is a creature of law, and In
trinsic value has nothing more to do
with it than a livery stable man has
to do with the weather.
When the Democrats voted the ne
groes in the prmarlies In the various
couoties it was an acknowledgment
that they will be defeated.
Few of the old party leaders ever
learned the decalogue, and none of
them practice the golden rule. The
devil can have the whole lot.
If every man who complains of
money being scarce would vote the
Populist ticket we would carry the as
tion by an immense majority.
Lead men to see the folly of ens
taining their old party, by gentle
words. You can lead a horse to
water, but you can't make him drink.
The man who gives or offers bribes
to juries, voters or officials is the
agent of the devil and the anglsh, a
cemrMaution as ungodly as it is mesan.
We not only eave a Demoasatic de
Icleacy in Texas, but the Clevelanad
adminaItration has bequetbed as a
bonded debt. But such is Democracy.
Irredeemhble taury notes, based
on the wealth mnd patrot~Im of the
people, Is the best money that ean be
devised. The beakers coula at con
trl it. See'
"Old Dave" and "My Boy Charlie,"
hardly know what is best to do. But
if you think that they wtll surrender
Wlhoat a 'deapirate struggle you are
See a ,ai wo hits hatr out thrmugh
his It., hi t wrease 'ateted and
aseiag acew. mes, yetMa for
I"sorand" money. "how pity, Lord, or
Lord forgive him."
It is. tae l pim to bide by the
will of the majority: Thetf is no other
road to mccess In politIes. Stlk to
iatber, vote together, work to
getber sad pray together.
It Is ba poittles to drive aea M way
Pam the party, except it. be peasibhi
that the mesace to eanet pr-i
pij es would do so., In that event le
them gt. It Is a good riddasee
'And the colored troops votd the
Demataeetle et with great ease sad
gRaeem. ' 'igio boodler Is a rat
voter! -Ple I strietly In it, when there
is Dimoeratte measy sad whisky at
' t s . ir coast . east be ed anay
0s1r ware, At a .ond shpmsa san
dse It. aabry as ismaus votWe
pushtat, s Illlrt Ipa n , ades
L asieablip is lest. ) uow yell ets -
'*tired an b6at a' pl,- es - ere the'
iay 91', uea f*a4L .Of
0I 0 R e d1iery leo.adct odl ther Is
,A As Mast per pe at d ths
v 'have , we: are eeh reader
uM` i as trala every cs
1iiw i eiee Is Seem to take oa
bO tda at isk iot e -Ms ea
to, Is aec as emaiMr as ft Is so
I :dyeak at ata s dl Mpar
S he kr jMbags ianr·-e thIh ai
I! eeales, esh.w D rre
li . hi wmt emdj
,1, c~~lwr I
The making of a nomination for
congress by the Populists of the Ninth
district at Texas, prior to the meet
ing of the national convention, hence
the promulgation of a plattrm for
him to stand on proved to be a mis
And old Grandpa Roberts is the
"sonnd" money men's candidate, and
while thousands of free silver Demo
cits will vote for him also, yet he
has no anore chance to be governor
then a boy world have to outrun a
rabbit in a brier patdh.
Put in fromn mw until the ntkomal
and state eonventions meet - n ora
Izing. Never stop ntil a lPopuet
club flaunts tse baease to the breew in
every voting preeinet. ftapults amet
be represented on the board of else
tloo menagers or be couted out.
The oorruption o the votat Is aom
of the most serious qustiom now be
fore the Amerlkn people. He who
offers a bribe tI a meaner man and a
worse enemy to liberty and paa4ot
ism than he who accepts. The one i
a strong, e other . weak samidrel.
If the aer i not wteftaul, the
weeds wiv ehoke at smnall gras.
So it Is with the people in pohtltn;
it Is a otlanoal warhre agahLst els
legisation, whldh deslroys all popular
rights. Save the crop, farms, or it
will be useless to pleat amtbtr ye.
And mw or own dear Alsaaer
Whtkins Terrell the m- of "~aW
fame, is I trouble. Charges have be
ibed agatn4t him." He has got mixed
up with the intamaries in 'huey
and an explantan Is necessary. Por
Alse. he Is never Iappy os at a
ManPy Is the most subtle and -`
fined of dibur'slng aqufies; that tie
propit uirlo of moey is to serve
s public ame: and that to 'allow p
vate poras or coporlatiar to auIs
moone rid: oeptrio its relan and the
rates of laterest is to put the peopWs'
property in the hand of speeuletot.
If gold or silver Is not better armey
than l legal tender paper, why is
It that tn London, ns., our een
backs are worth a preamam hile gld
and siver are thnrwo da uthe d
and welnhed and go as bdlloa The
gree~maU etha not rede m ,e amot
1r to tow, b ot staoea to ~oeenlUdi
th ey a. ar
The eaath t the primary comre of
sabsbtaeae. Labor the primary seemes
of pnodcto. Tap otal tsti
meas at distUsibtlm property. Moep
is the medipa for eleag.l vaes.
Thur four ptospotl e oere the
whole Seld of hio enertioma These
prinalples e fay m L An the
rest asr oattrs at doitAL .
The Topeta Advocate well ays teat
the People's pasty Is i. re dagler
fma apoemed nsiove'r ries se
fraom ay oetAr oes, and If we wll
bat look cesemly ater our own behle
ad see that thy an not bhaterse or I
utisl r at r bbbttetv y, we wll I
rens car n ar- r e ats w (ia
the adaasea f hrnet aem if at a 1
parties. __ I
We buesesu thya the Topeka A&U*- I
cte, that an ts t people ge* ,IgmMy
Iatreted to amsing a esttlee I
4dtkrlt ais at the rplus paussles I
t laber. Ig e we bhse that'
tudiirat s a gabMe tf a.ee a
I St i.gst to bhe psiormed bye
alie eialt cad O t a iwsal
'a+ la t wa4 ftel'I
SMELLS TO HEAVEN.
THE RECENT CARLISLE MEETING
GqSlea Up by Walking Delegates Who
Siber Met-It Has Helped the Cause
of Silver a Thousand Fold - some
Probably no one thing of recent oc
rjrence has added more to the
b,-ength of the silver sentiment !n
Chicago than the so-called working
men's meeting addressed by Mr. Car
In the first place, it was not a spon
taneous movement of the workingmen
at all, but the whe le thing was en
gineered by the "sound" money club,
and a few bankers. The workingmen
who figured, In no sense represented
the great labor organizations, and were
simply "decoy ducks." In the sense of
being a workingmen's demonstration
It was an out and out fraud, for it was
patent that a large majority of the
wrkiangmen present were not in ac
cord with the speaker. The boxes and
a considerable portion of the parquet
were well filled with federal office
holders, bankers, and other horny
handed sons of toll whose flashiny
liamonds, spotless linen and broad
cloth lent eclat to the occasion, and
gave a somewhat patrician tinge to an
assemblage that might otherwise have
been too plebeian in character. These
representatives of the labor element
clapped most enthusiastically at every
r reference to "sound" money and "hon
Sest" dollars, but the chaps who actually
do the work-when they can get any
to do-who had none of those dollars
r hnd did not know where or when they
would get any of them-these men gen
erally did their cheering on the other
side. Secondly, the speech itself was
so weak, and so thoroughly permeated
with false and ridiculous assumptions,
that the average workingman saw
'hrough it at a glance and it fell per
Lastly, the meeting was conducted in
a manner altogether un-American.
I Numerous burly policem'n dotted the
hall, as if a riot had been expected.
Not a single attempt was made to In
Sterrupt the speaker, although the
hearty applause which followed his
references to free coinage may have
been deemed offensive to those who ex
pected all the applause to be on the
After the two hours' address was
completQ , Col. J. C. Roberts rose and
asked th( privilege of propounding a
question. He had to speak a number
of times in order to make himself
heard; but finallly fixed the attention
of the chairman and was about to ask
hib question, when he was abruptly re
moved from the hall by a policeman,
amid cries of "Shame! Shamer'
CoL Roberts is himself a speaker of
some repute. He Is as familiar with
the money question as Mr. Carlisle,
and has submitted to and answered na
numerable questions when speaking.
His summary expulsion was simply an
I outrage. Other gentlemen, knowing
that the'meeting was fraud upon the
workingmen, and that the great labor
organizations of the country are over
whelmingly for free coinage, quietly
passed around through the audience
sealed envelopes dootalaing the procla
Inatlon to worklngmaeQ, issued and
signed by Sovereign, Gompers, DIbs.
McBride, Robinson, Arthur, Butler,
McGuell, sad nearly or quite all the
heads of labor organizations in the
United States. The hall was open to
I the public for a public purpose. Those
desirlng to do so had jfot as muchb
ridght to distrlbute the proclamation
there as theywould have had upon the
street, provided, of course, they did it
without disturbingt the meeting, which
was a fact. But em sooner was it known
to th. management than the police, the
pherm, and others of questionable
authority were at once set at work to
stop the distributio. They did not
sueoed very well, bat they tried hard
enough, and the whole proceeding was
suggestive of "Darkest Russia."
A tfew more such meetings and
" sond" mosey will be about the
r 'deadest" thing that has ever polluted
the atmosphere of Chicago.--Ex-Con
I greusman Bartle in National Blmetal
0et6 De*eersis Tese.
The dilpatehea state that five hun
dred reptraetative gold standard
, Demerats met 4t Dallas on the 2lst,
I and rdolved to re-organie the Demo
I ert party tof Texas on a gold stand:
I rd aihes.
ri How extremely eoasclentlms and
I honeat amm people are!
i Here are fve hundred men whose
I1tigid devotiom to the prlnciples of
homer and jrstice tmpela them to take
theL stt bravely la favor of the pa'
meat of may debt at the rate of two
:d lLdr ars rme, bm debts at the rate
So fofouriolars for oem, aned all debts at
rates away above those at which the
Swere eatraceted. Not only are they
Ietermined to pay their own obligea
Stie. me appeelateod and appreciating
Smoney, hut their hsoeaty is aso exceai
We that they are determined to com
p. ev7 ',y ele to d to e same
The dispatches do not inform us
whether honest money I)emncrats actu
ally owe anything themselves, or
whether the "honest" dollars which
they so love are owing to them. A
man's opinion as to what constltutes
honest money is sometimes quite seri
ously affected by the position which he
occupies in life, and whc-ther he owea
somebody or somebody owes him. The
dl erence, of course, is only a trifle-
when stated on paper. Still it does
have an influence occasionally, and it
is entirely safe to say that if the bank
ers, money-lenders, and cukoo offce
holders he excluded from the enum
eration, the remainder of the five hun
dred "representative" Democrats would
make a rather thin assemblage, both iw
numbers and intellectual strength.
However, this movement of the
"sound" money Democrats will help
the silver cause, and those engaged in
It are entitled to our kindly encour
agement. Nothing can tend more
f strongly to a crystallization oi the sil
ver sentiment than the ixtreme atti
tude of those men who are determined
that the producer and debtor shall con
tinue to be robbed for the benefit of the
non-producer and the creditor, and
t that America shall be bled to death
for the enrichment of the money-lend
ing ( asses of Europe.-National Bi
A Rotbhrhild Pamphlet.
Silver Knight: There Is being circu
lated throughout the country a pam
phlet entitled "Plain Talk About Free
t Silver." which has been iasued for free
distribution by the gold bug lie-mill
of New York. Twenty millions of
copies have been printed and sent out.
Rothschild has paid the printer's bill.
I Local variations are used in the differ
ent editions distributed in the various
states. A copy of it has reached this
r offce. It is without the imprint of any
s publisher or printing house, and the
1 miserable prostitute who wrote it was
ashamed to place even a nom-dc-plume
r on it. The copy in our hands was sent
from Concordia, Kans., and has stamp
ed on its title-page and cover the name
of "Renard Bros., Groceries and
, Queensware, Concordia, Kansas." It
e is appropriate that Renard Bros.
should sell queensware, probably they
are subjects of Queen Victoria. The
s pamphlet is marked "Price, 2 cents,"
s but Renard Bros. give it away to every
e farmer who trades a bushel of corn for
a spool of thread.
e The national ban1'rs in country
towns have all received consignments
of this pamphlet, with instructions to
harp it given away to voters by their
local merchants, free of charge, If pos
r sible; if not. to pay the merchants.
When the merchants are in their dqbt
1 or have to refer to them for favorable
rating in the Rothschild-Dunn-Brad
street reports, they distribute it free.
If Independent, they either refuse to
disseminate such stuff, or asik a re
compense for so doing. If Renard
Bros. belong to the former class, they
have the pitying sympathy of the
Salver Knight-Watchman: If to the lat
ter, then the Silver Knight-Watchman
hopes they are well paid tor distribut
ing lying campaign stuff which seeks
to induce the farmers to ruin them
[ selves and thus ultimately ruin Renard
The highest bid which the Republi
can goldites of the east have made to
obtalh the votes of thi Pacifi coast
for gold monopoly is the offer to give
them the candidate for vico-presidept.
Senator Perkins' name is mentioned
as the man who would draw the largest
I number of votes to the goldites, and it
is proposed to offer him the pomination
Il exchange for a solid west for the
Rothschild combination. There is no
doubt that the west fully appreclates
the kindly heart and generous senti
manis of Senator Perkins; they realize
that he would like to be for silver if he
could, but they do not see how they are
to be benefited by making him vice
president. He would have no vote ia
the senate and no influence with the
administration, because the vice-preasi
dent never has had or never expects to
have any influence with the president;
he is always waiting for the president
to die so as to get his place, and that
makes the president mad, just as the
king is always jealous of the heir-ap
parent. It is a notorious fact that the
vice-president has less influence than
anybody else around the capitol. The
head doorkeeper of the cenate has so
much more power as to naturally ex
Cite the envy of every vice-president
who has presided over the senate. No
matter how much the west may love
Semtor Perkins, the suggestion of his
nomeination comes from the enemies of
the people, and we do not believe that
Mr. Perklas himself would like to be
vice-president at the price offered.
Roferrhsg to the recent scandalous
manipulations of Tobacco Trust stock.
Russell Sage says: "They will
strengthe the impression so goner
ally held that the morals of Wall street
men are below those of the rest of the
Scountry." Geod for you, Uncle Sage,'it
Sis refreshing to have you acknowledle
that the morality of the Wall street
gambler- la very low.