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UNION. Volume IY. MEMPHIS, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, AUGUST 1G, lSO-i. Number 30. M.Humphreysj i Green Front. 10,000 Men, Boys and Children to call at my Store and examine my Mammoth Stock OF- Clothing 5 winch I nave just received, and which ihas been pur--chased under :i prospect of :i low tariff anil bought the goods AWAY iMtw.v the equal baa never been known in Northeast Missouri. 1 an pit-pared to sell you GOOD GOODS, Even below your pectation. Those own ex- Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Neckwear, Furnishing Goods, AS WELL AS MY Clothing Stock Are all Fresh, New Goods, and purchased under the ret-out decline in the eastern market, and, positively, will be closed out to make room for another stock, which 1 expect to buy in the near future, even lower than ever if possible, fall early and see me if you wish to Save Money Hemember. Old and Young Ladies Shoes and Slippers a specialty. I am yours as ever. 1. Humphry, Green Front, lorth Side, Memphis, Mo. CHAIRMAN'S ADDRESS. An Appeal to the Committeemen and the Voters of the People's Party of Missouri. It has been said, that - eternal vigi- lace is the price of liberty,' and that men should ' watch as well as pray." Therefore, this is a time for work not, words. Every patriot understands the in. t me of our political ills and likewise the remedies whicli must be applied. The present deplorable conditions are the results of many deplorable causes and will continue, so long as these causes exist. Hence to remove un equal and unjust conditions, we must first remove the causes which pioduce then?. The sovereigns of the country, have, by their ballots, placed their gov ernment iu the hands of soulless cor poration and money kings and by their ballots they must retake their govern ment from these kings and corpora tions. This is the only safe remedy and the highest aim of the People's Tarty is, to teach the voters how to ap ply it. To do this requires patient painstaking labor and thorough and systematic agitation, organization and education. In furtherance of these requirements and 111 coinpliauee with plans recommended by the the Peo ple's Party of Missouri and adopted by the state committee, I desire to offer a few general observations re garding the condition and needs of the party at this time. Since the January Conference and the state convention, as near as we can estimate, over six hundred Clubs and Legions have been organized through out the state. Several reform speakers have been in the field; considerable literature has been circulated and the campaign of education has been pro gressing stead Iv forward. New re emits are commit)", to our ranks daily from both the old parties, but we are hampered for lack of funds to carry on our work. At this time, only a very small portion of the money subscrib ed at the State Convention has been paid over to the treasurer of the State Committee and only one club has con tributed a dollar. These in brief are the conditions that confront us. Noth ing further can be done from head quarters toward sending out literature and speakers until financial assistance is received. As we have no corpora tions or banks to draw upon, and would not draw upon individual and voluntary contributions. Now, as to the needs of the Party and State Committee: It is evident that the first and greatest need is funds for propaganda and educational work. Various plans have been been suggested for raising the same, but since the Clubs have thus far failed to respond w ith dues, we believe that the old fashioned way of taking up a collection at every Populist meeting should be resorted too. It is the simplest way and appears to be about the best method of securing funds. J f However other plans should not be neglected. Especially should Clubs be called upon to contribute at once. We would advise the the chairman of each County Committee, to ask each candidate i-i his county to contribute at least $1 to the State Committee and that he instruct each township eomtmiteemen to proceed at once to ; take and collect, campaign subscrip 1 tions in each township. All funds for ! the State Committee should be sent to I the Treasurer. W. R. Littell. Rockport. We thus enter into detail, believing that the importance of the case justi ! ties it. ami we would otter a few other ; suggestions on PLANS OK CAMl'AlOX WORK. Every member of the State Commit- j tive work of the campaign should be tee should see that each county in bis jou. Many are already impatient district is properly organized and re- j witu lue delay and are asking, -Why port the condition promply. Kaeh j stand we here idle? ' Let us move for county chairman shoule do likewise . warj at once, ajtogather with the by his townships and each township committeeman the same by his school districts. Educators or solicitoi should le appointed, one in each school district, by every township committeeman and their names and addresses forwarded to the Chairman of the State Commit tee. It should be the duty of such educator to solicit campaign funds, distiibute reform litertu re, and take subscriptions for People's Party news papers. He should poll the votes in his district and report the result to the township committeeman who 111 turn should report to the County Sec retary. Where possible, each educat or should established a circulating library of reform books and papers. Where townships are well organized outdoor rallies and picnics are recom mended. Glee clubs should be formed and a short musical program arrang ed where practical to enliven the meet ings. Stand priviledges can usually be sold to defray all expenses. County rallies or camp-meetings should be held at some central po:nt in each county during the campaign, good speakers secured and the county can didates induced to be present. Such meetings might be held, one or two days, and be productive of great good. Where a school house campaign is desirable it should begin about two weeks before the election and be wag ed sharp and fierce to the end of the campaign. Every county chairman should see that there is a strict compliance in his county with what is termed the "Cor rupt Practices Act," passed by the last General Assembly to prevent cor ruption during the campaign at the polls, ami also with the Australian ballot system known as the "Missouri Gag Law," so the names of all our candidates may be properly printed on the official ballots. Instructions and blanks pertaining to the same will be sent by the chairman upon ap plication and we desire to call special attention to the fact that the correct name. '-Peoples Party," and the "Populist" should be used in all certi ficates of nomination and all eertiti cates before being filed should be submitted to a competent attorney. Having thus outlined a few general plans, in order to succeed in carrying them out, we sumbit a few NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS. 1. We must have the name and ad dress of every reform speaker in the state who is willing to do work in this campaign, with terms required. 2. We must have the name and ad dress of the chairman and secretary of every county committee and every township committeeman, where not already received. 3. We would like the name and ad dress of every candidate; state, con gressional, senatorial and county, where not heretofore reported. 4. We want the name and location of every reform publisher who sup ports the People's party ticket and would be pleased to receive his pub lication where not already doing so that we may keep posted and in touch with the party everywhere in the state We expect frequent reports from committeemen and workers all over the state and we solicile advice from each on all matters pretaining to the welfare of the party. t. W e urge a continuation of the work of organization, either of People's- clubs or the Industrial Legion. Both, have the earnest endorsement of the state committee. 7. Chairman are request to. at once. j make a report of the conditions and j prospects of the party in their various counties, and where speakers are needed, state about whom is desired and when. S. We want the name and location of every club and Legion. togather with address of officers. The time is at hand wheu the ac- j ,ope that success will crown ou.- labor. Hoping to receive the cordial co op eration of the party all along the lines indicated. I am. Faithfully Yours to Command. A- Rozelle. Chairman, Sta'.e Ex.. Com. Peoples Party. Tarkio, Mo., August 1, 1894. JOINS 1 HE POPULISTS. Noted Kansas Republican Hands in Ad- .hesion to the New Party. ' Ex-State Senator II. B. Kelle of Lawrence, Kans., who has been an honored leader of the Republican par ty of Kansas for nearly twenty years, holding mauy positions of honor and trust, has withdrawn from his old party and tendered his services to Chairman Breidenthal, of the Popu list party. He has been wavering in his political allegiance since the state convention, but the Republican lead ers tried in vain to hold him in their ranks. In his letter to the Populist Chair man, Senator Kelly deals in an ener getic manner with the absorption by corporations of the productive indus tries of the country until this aggres sive power to-day exercises a greater control u-v ir the freedom of labor than any exercised by king over subject. He says: "The contest in industrial pursuits, jeoparding the public wel fare, has become so intense that a de mand is growing for a standing army of European proportions to bolster up a vicious industrial system, which. while accumulating millions in the hands of corporations operating it, leaves the laborer of the shop poorly paid and discontented, while the sta ples of agriculture for a decade have been telling each year at a lowering range of value, leaving the farmer to enquire what interest he has in the gold s'andard protective tariff, or the millions of corporation wealth. The Populist party and kindred lalior or ganizations, with all their mistakes and defects, constitute the only polit ical organization to day looking for a remedy calculated to save the gov ernment from confusion or the domi nation of force. The contest, as I view it, Is between the rights and privileges of the citizen and corpora lion domination. In view of these facts, I cast my lot with the People's party, and thereby tender ray services in any manner by which I can advance its principles. ' This is a hard blow to the Kansas Republicans, and they fear that other disaffections will follow, as Senator Kelly has been popular among the masses of the party. m m m The repeal of the purchasing clause of the Sherman law by the Democrats in "113, was the last act in the crime of '73, in which both the Republicans and Democats were partners. The names of John Sherman of Ohio, on the pait of the Republicans, Thos. F. Bayard of Dele ware, on the part of the Democrats, were both affixed to the conference report iu '73. the ad option of which without a dtssending voice by both houses of congress, sus pended the coinage of the silver dol lar at a time when silver bullion was worth three per cent more that gold Such was the crime of '73 for whicl the leaders of the old parties must be held responsible, and the crime of which was led by the Democrats and in forced by the Republicans was log cad outcome. As national organiza tions both of these old parties are and for years past have beeu working into each other's hands iu the service of corporate greed, moneyed and otherwise. Hence, no matter what position on any question that they may assume iu local and state politics, it follows as the logical result of the siuation that every vote that is cast for either of these old party tickets is a vote cat for the perpetuation of the jreseui system under the operation of which organized greed control every branch of the government, legislative, executive and judical, to trample the rights of our common humanity into the dust. Such a condition of affairs could not exist, if it were not for the fact that so many people who suffer from this condition continue to vote for its petutation, because they have not the courage and intelligence to sever their connection with their old parties. They do not realize that the time has come when loyalty to party is equivalent in its effects to treason to ail the best interests of home, fam ily and country. Missouri World, Memphis College, No Better School in the Land IP o Short Practical Courses of Stutfy. Twelve Departments: Preparatory, Normal, Elocution, Commercial, Actual Business Practice, Penmanship. Stenography, Typewriting, Pen Art and Con servatory of Music. T U llOJT $10.00 in advance pays tuition for one $30.00 in advance pays tuition for one IvCTJSIO TTXITIOHnT. All lessons private except Harmony. Single lesson One lesson each week, ten weeks Two lessons each week, ten week ZBOIRID FOP, The people of Memphis Lave kindly onencd tin 'ir homos lit llu vtmltita ht Memphis College ami will accommodate them with the best ,,f r,.o..J nicely and neatly furnished, ami board per week. This is the greatest favor affords them the family society and iiouseiioKi, wnicu is iar more pleasant For particulars and catalogue, address, J. W. BENCE, Both Alike. The Republicans established the na tional bank system, based on govern ment bonds. In order to have a nat ional bank currency we must perpe tuate a national debt. The Demo crats advocate the same system and lest the debt should become too small for the purpose of these bankers, is sued $50,000,000 of bonds in a time of profound peace and are now get ting ready to issue more. In order to limit our volume of money of final redemption the Repub licans suspended the coinage of the silver dollar in '70. The greeuback agitation compelled them to grant limited coinage in '78, but the Demo crats drove the last nail in the coffin of silver in '93 and all the Republi cans said amen. The Republicans have been pre eminently the champ ons of high tar iff, while the Democrats denounced the McKinley bill as the culminating atrocity of the age. Now the Demo crats aie trying to pass a high tariff bill as much like the McKinley bill as poss We. The principle difference seems to be that the McKinley bill gave the people free sugar and the Democratic senate now wants to im pose a duty. The Republicans have been the ad- Lvoeatesof legislation which would en able the federal autnorites to inter fere in in local affairs. To this end ttiey atlvoc'ite! a lone bill but failed to get it Cleveland with a Dt mo Congress, removed the obstructions that stood in the way. Contrary to law, he used the federal troops in the late strike, against the protest of the local authorities, ami a Democratic tongreas legalised this interference 1 by a unanimous endorsment. The Republicans, like the Demo crats, have always claime.l to h-j bt mctalists, but in this connection have ordinarily advocated an increase of the raito: and now even free silver Dick Bland is willing to increase the raiio so as to meet the demands of1 Sherman. Cleveland and other rep j resentatives of Wall Street. We might fill columns with similar comparisons, showing that there is no i differance between the old political parlies on a single vital issue, but fact has becme so obvious to even the most casual observer that it seems superfluous. Both are alike the ser rants of the corporations, ana every i vote cast for either i a vote for per-! petuating ine present system which honors wealth without merit and dis honors labor without cause. Ifc Scientific, Literature, BATES. term of 10 weeks, except music. year of 40 weeks. 1 .1 r, SO 12 00 StTTHDEITTC at the exceeding low price of $2.50 that is nossihl.O for stn Ut ..u ; gives them the privacy of a single :.nd profitable than a b. ardtng hall M. S., A. M., Pres., Memphis, Mo. FARMERS' EXCHANGE -car Memphis, - Missouri. o- H. (J. PITKIN, President. A. H. IMTKIN. ashler. o Paid up Capital, $25,000. o PlTKIX. II. u A . Simon. . II. I'lTMN, W.M. UltKKIil.OVK. .1. s. Pitkin, IMrectore. o Does u general banking business. Buys good negotiable paper. SH-clal attention given to collections Nortlicust Corner Public Square. JAMES E. PULLIAM, Blacksmith, SH0E1NC AND REPAIR SHOP. Repairing Neatly and PromDtiy Done I make a specialty of HohseshoinG-. Shop Southeast Cor. Square, old Perkin s Stand. Memphis, Mo. J. M. Kloetzcr, MEMPHIS, MO., First Door west of the ('it,.: n's Bank building, invites the pubic to call on him when wanting to Nit j II TivrCC C HIM TC II u ' oAUULL?), llillll'iS, i Bridles, Whips, &c. The stock is new and the lowest possible price asked for good good-. The couutry trade especially solicited. FEMALE PILLS. Brant - W A,A .-V' 11 ' "H ff.lt. . ..u.,n uia rv ila. lot gold by Bro wn & Dawson. Meraphi ; ! CYPH I LI?iT" uc-rtulpret.r Twana ecntfeatht. Cm I20M.6tt St. MXMMk. OP. WZHtl IMTItim WAITED.