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THE FARMERS' UNION.
Volume IY. MEMPHIS, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, NOYMBR 15, 139. Number -13. MHufflphrey's Green Front. 10,000 Men, BoysandChildren to call at my Store and examine my Mammoth Stock OF- Clothing, which I have just received, anil which has been pur chased under a prospect of a low tariff and bought the oods away down, the equal has never been known in Northeast Missouri. I am prepared to sell you GOOD GOODS, Even below your own ex pectation. Those Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Neckwear, Furnishing Goods, AS WELL A NY Clothing Stock Are all Fresh, New Goods, and purchased under the re cent decline in the eastern market, and, positively, will be closed out to make room ior another stock, which 1 expect to buy in the near tf uture, even lower than ever if possible. Call early and see me if you wish to Save Money ! Remember, Old and Yonng Ladies' Shoes and Slippers a specialty. 1 am yours as ever. M. Humphry, Green Front, H Side, Memphis, Mo. 1 The old party which is in power showed such stupidity and incapacity, and such open and startling sub serviency to the trusts, that the peo ple deserted it eumasse for the other old party in revenge and disgust, as the lesser of two evils and hence the results of the election. The hard times which have prevailed since the return of the Democrats to power had aleo a great influence in favor of the Republicans, under whom times had happened to be better. But the election, look the field over as you will, settle nothing; it was contested nominally on the tariff question, but (as proven by a comarison of the McKinley and the Gorman-Wilson laws) the struggle was not f( r any principle, but over a mere difference in precentage of the duties levied. One made them average 47 per cent the other 37. As we said, the result shows only the widespread popular dissatisfaction toward one of the old twins, just as the election of 18112 ex pressed in still greater degree the popular dissatisfaction toward the other. Beneath all this popular dissat isfaction, and its overwhelming and angry expression, ''directed in both instances against the party which was in power, the thoughtful man will see the dominant factor of popular discontent; in each instance the peo ple, like a bound and dozing giant, awakened for a moment by the in creased pain of their shackles, and striking'down of representative of the ruling authority which at the moment stood over them. It shows that the people realized, though most of them as yet only in a vague way, what it is that hurts them bad laws and bad government. This is the true lesson j of the two unusually great parties in the short term of two years. It contains the cheering promise that this people, when they get thoroughly awakned and enlight ened as to the cause of their condi tion, will overturn both of the old parties for good and establish the one which is pledged to their emancipa tion from the Shyloek bonds which oppress and pain them. The most conspicuous feature of the election, after the great Demo cratic overturn (though the old party papers strive to keep itain the back ground, or give it small mention), is the imraence gains in votes made by the People's party, particulaily in the south and west. In a great many localities the People's party is the second party in point of votes. Here in Iowa, tellegrams recevied b- the Tribune, samples of which e print in another article, show Populist gains ranging from 5iHo 700 per cent. Well informed observers in both the old parties already admit thut the tight hereafter for national control is between the Republicans and the Populists, each of these parties attrac t ing to itself, regardless of past party atliliations, the voters who incline to their respeetive4beliefson" the money question. Farmers Tribune. Noah After the Flood. The first fruit planted by Noah when he left the ark was tha s?raie. c r 7 . the most healthy of all the products of the earth. AH through the Bible we .read of grapes, and wine from grapes being recommended as the first remedy for the ills of life, but it is pure juice wine, not watered and su - The General Result. gared juice that the Bible refers to. j be restored to the same right that it Sugared wines are highly alcoholic had as a money metal from the fouu and starchy: the sngar making excess I dation of the government down to of alcohol aud other products not be-! 1873, when it was deprived of that longing to a healthful wine. j right by fraud and stealth, and that Speer of New Iersey. the oldest it again be coined at the mints ou the wine grower in the United States has same terms with gold. Tills is practi studiously avoided water ami sugar or any foreign substance whatever, but has his wine fully matured by great age aud careful handling. The election of 1894 has come and gone. Begin immediately the cam paign of 1S9G. Let there be uo wav ering of ihe lines. Nonconformist. Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska. Privately the Tribune all alonii had great doubts of the Populists carrying J Kansas; and we rather expected the defeat of Waile for governor in Colo-! rado. Leading Kansas Populists bad informed us that they feared the , money of the Republicans used upon j the most impoverished class of vot ers. The Republicans in Kansas had money in abundance, the money power of the east being resolved to crush out the Populist party in 'hat state at any cost, not only for the purpose of wresting the state from the people's control, but also in the hope or discouraging the financial reform movement in other parts of the country. Hence the tremendous offort put fourth, such as few state elections in any part of the country has ever exhibited. In Colorado, Governor Waite's ex treme radicalism bad alienated the conservative element of his party, resulting in the bolt le I by the lead ing patty newspaper, the Rocky Mountain News, which continued to fight him until within a few weeks of election. Waite himself confessed that he had probably been too radical, in his speech 'accepting thejienomina tion. Thoughtful Populists felt that his radicalism would beat him, as it has, and it had much to do in pulling the party in Colorado down with him. But, as regards both Colorado and Kansas, the; Republican party itself has been defeated in States which were Republicans strongholds,'and has also won them back the next year, time and again. Take Maine, and Massachusetts, and Illinois, and Iowa, for examples. Such changes are the common lot of all political parties. Next year Kansas and Colo rado will be all right again. In both Kansas and Colorado, the money power employed the tactics which are based on the maxim. ''Divide and conquer." by running full straight Democratic tickets on Republican money. By this maneuv er many Democrats who were Popu list in .principles were fooled into throwing away their votes, while the gold bug Democrats secretly voted with the Republicans. But tricks like this are effective only the first time tried. In the future the free silver Democrats will not be caught in this trap, Nebraska has done better, electing a Populist governor, and possiily a legislature which will put Bryan and his pronounced Populistic platform in the United States senate, after a fight never before equaled in Ne braska. In all of these three states the Peo ple's party are in good shape for the battle which is to be fought in lS'.M!. strengthened as they will be in the meantime by accessions from the old parties as the people become more and more educated upon the money question. Kven oue state might give us the balance of power in the choice of president: but after the next two years spent in proper ed ucational work among the voters, we ought not oi ly to recover Colorado j and Kansas but add to them Nebraska I several other states of the south and west,and this there is every reason to believe we will do. Farmers Tribune. What is meut by free coinage, a contemporary asks. The demand of ' free silver coinage men is that silver cally all that free coinage means, and the demand is in the interest of every farmer, workiugman or producer iu the country. Farmers' Tribune. Sympathy for the masses, directed by intelligence and enforced by cour age, is the guiding star of the Peo ple's party. Nol conformist. Nonconformist Election Echoes. Up and at 'em again, boys. And 0 rower killed the party. Did the Democrat lose his vote? Of course Wall street isn't kicking. Who lost his vote. Mr, Democrat? Th ; London bankers climed the Hill with comparative ease. Ob, yes! how about that Democratic returning of prosperit ? Don't be fooled, boys. We have made heavy gains all over. That '-sugar" bill didn't pan out to be such a winner after all. And Minnesota! How we did die up there. Pops were thicker'n flies. Did that Republican landslide ligh ten the mortgage which hangs over your head? From this time forward you will either have to be a Populist or a Re publican. (j rover can now take Tammany to Buzzard's Bay. Suckers are plenti ful bown there, Did that Republican landslide stop the rapid concentration of wealth into the hands of the few? Wilson, Springer, Dolman, Outh waite all voted for repeal, eh? And they'll take a vacation now. David Hill linallyjuet his match. It has demonstrated that he isfnot as big a man as the state of New York. But what is to be gained by the Re publican landslide? Will prices of farm procucts and wages 'raise as a result? Certain Democratic congressman have learned that it doisn't pay to yell free silver before and to vote for gold after election day. Reports from Miiwaukeesh"ws the Italian hand of Robert Schilling. Bob's a good one and Wisconsin Pops feel proud of him. Did that Republican landslide sweep the hard times before it? It you think it did just wait until the soup-houses open up for business. Democratic "watch dogs," "wah bosses," "chieftains" and sick like can pass the remainder of their days in cussing G. Cleveland, of Buzzard's Bay. DIED Nov. G, 1S!4, of political blood poisoning. Grandma Demo cracy, aged (7 years. Interment at Buzzard's Bay by her twin brother, the Republican party. There'll be no more Democrats, There'll h.- no more Democrats: For between sea and sea In-the land of the free There'll be no more Democrats. The Ownership of Railroads. The indictments against certain Santa Fe directors brought in by the federal grand jury Friday add extra counts to the general indictment against certain phases of private ownership of railroads in th's coun try. In reports just made to the German government, and iu a circular now being sent around in that country, tht bad practices prevalent in the management of American railroads under private ownership are con deme J and the effect is to exchange an existing lack of confidence abroad in American railroad securi ties. Since the government took con trol of the railroads in the old. con servative monarchy of Austria the benefits to the people have been general. Rates of fare have been r duced one-half, the business of the ' roads has nearly, if not quite, doubl ed, life and limb have been safer b reason of the great improvement in the system of operation. The gov I erument has also been directly bene- fitted in the way of revenue. Under the system that prevails in Austria there are no construction companies to be paid exorbitant values as in America: there are no rebates, and S consequently no discrimination be tween shippers: there is no watering 1 of stock whereby the officials of the j road swindle the public while they I enrich themselves. There are no i subsidies, no second and third mort 1 gages; there are no receivers and no federal court injunctions. Best of all, there are no strikes, because em ployes are fairly and justly treated, as are government employes in all civilized and wisely governed coun tries. The virile young republic of Amer ica, where the people's proud heritage is the right to govern themselves, may in the instance emulate the ex ample of Austria, which is one of the oldest and most conservative of Eu ropean monarchies. It is rather sur prising that the system of govern men! ownership should not have been inaugurated in this progressive country rather than in a European monarchy where ulta conservatism and traditional practices are suppos ed to characterize the ruling powers. Since it cannot take the initiative, the next best thing is for the American government to follow a wise example, All comparisons between private ownership and government ownership of railroads show unmistakably the wisdom of the latter policy. Chicago Times. Outlook for '96. The election of Tuesday demons trated one thing in paticular the Re publican and not the democratic party is the organization against which the Populists will be arrayed in 1890. Of course the Republicans now claim that the presidency is witin easy reach ami they present figures which on their face would seem to justify the claims put forth. But when an ana lyasis of the vote is made, it is readi ed! that their defeat in 1896 can be accomplished, and under favorable circumstances with ""greater ease than now supposed. There are 415 votesMn'lhe electotal college; neceesary for a choice, 223. The following states were carried by the Republicans Tuesday: Connecticut, 0; Illinois, 24; Indiana, 15; Iowa, 13: Maine, 0; Massachusetts, 15: Michigan, 14, Minnesota, 0; New Hampshire, 4: New Jersey. 10; New York. 30; Ohio, 23 Pennsylvania. 32; Rhode Island. 4; Vermont. 4; and Wisconsin. 12. Total. 227. If the same states should go Repub lican in 1896 it would give its candi date for president 227 votes, four to spare. IPWiseonsin and Minnesota should be carried by another party, the Republicans would receive 20G votes, thus lacking 17 votes of the number required. If either one of these stales should be carried against them they should stilt lack S or 5 votes, the result depending on which was carried. It will be observed from the above calcolatioos-now that the Democratic party is dead-that for the new party to defeat the .Republicans in 189G is not among the range of improbabili ties. A landslide swept the country two years ago as well as on Tuesday, and why not iu 1896? Will a change riot be desiied then as much as it was ou election day? Nonconformist. The Republican victory shows the faith of the American people in pro tection, say ex-President Harrison. Bah! What, then, do you think the similarly great Democratic "victory " of 1892 show, won upou a platform which declared protection uncon stitutional aud a fraud? Fact is, neither overturn was or is a victory having either a principle 01 perman ency, but simply shows that the peo ple feel the pinch of oppression but as yet know not the real cause. and so in turn and impartially strike at each old party after it has got into power. Farmers' Tribune. Wanted. An active agent each county in the j United States to solicit subscriptions for the twiee-a-peek Republic. A lib j eral commiaaon will be paid to hustlers. I Addreas, Superintendent Circulation, ; The Republic, St. Louis, Mo. MauaxAjrT Diinw Ct RED vi'hont InwC if OnMtioa Blsnk and Book frsa. CaJ or writ I&. B. B. BUTTS. Pianos W.CCanstUs UCIGUK Organs iaTK The thumb i an nnfailinc ittctex character. 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