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THE FARMERS' UNION.
Volume IY. MEMPHIS, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER Z2t ISM. Number M. Humphrey's Green Front. I A.TTT 10,000 Men, BoysandCWldren to call at my Store and examine my Mammoth Stock OP- Clothing, which I have just received, and which has been pur chased under a prospect of a low tariff and bought the 'oods awav 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 MY 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 (or another stock, which 1 expect to buy in the near future, even lower than ever if possible. Call early and see me if you wish to Save Money Remember, Old and Young Ladies' Shoes and Slippers a specialty. 1 am yours as ever. M. Humphry, Green Front, North Side, Memphis, Ho. The Future is Ours. The late election was not a Repuli- can victory so much as it was a De mocratic defeat, and it was more an expression of the anjrer of the popu lar discontent, so widespread and deep, and so prolonged, since its first great manifestation occurred in 1890, neither of the two old parties offers any remedy. They do not even pre tend to offer one. The Democrats won the election of 1802 upon denun ciation of the "robber tariff and when got in power straightway pro ceeded to pass a high tariff act em bodying, only in a slightly lower per ceutage, the very protective policy which they had just denounced as fraud and robbery. The Republicans then made a campaign devoted almost entirely to denunciation of the Demo cratic tariff law just passed, and are no sooner given the control of the house, and in greater majority than they had hoped for or demanded, than their leaders and newspaper an nounce that the party will not at tempt to make any change in the con demned Democratic tariff'. Was there ever such wholesale hombuggery practised upon anv other civilized nation on earth? More than this the old J party in power in the administration, with the expressed consent of the old party just elected to power in the lower branch of congress.al ready announces its purpose to add to the burdens of a suffering people by another issue of bonds is at the behest of the money leaders of the east, as an investment specially provided at the expense of the taxpayer for Shylocks idle capi tal. Surely ,'infthe case of both the con federated old parties these strange actions can be nothing but the insani ty which preceeds destruction. "Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad." Now, therefore, is the grand oppor tunity of the People's party. The people are casting about for a way out of the Dismal Swamp of hard times, where they are still sinking, and into which the twin like policies of the two old parties have led them, and, the people having placed each of the old parties in the lead in turn, without result, except to plunge them in deeper, it is but natural that they should now look 10 the People's party for guidance and be ready at last to give an attentive hearing to its pro posed measure of relief. On, then, with the work of educa tion! The future is surely ours,if we will but act promptly and assiduous ly taking advantage of the splendid opportunity which the present situa tion (which could not be better if we ourselves had devised it) affords for the education ot voters. Farmers Tribune. Now that sufficient time has elapsed to permit a study of tbe returns from Wisconsin it appears that the Popu list party is the only one of the four that gained anv votes. The Popu list gain in the State is estimated by State Chairman Schilling at 45,000, or about four times the vote oast in 1S92. The victorious Republicans have fewer votes by several thous ands than thev had in 1S02. Milwau kee county is a fair sample of the State Here the total vote for Har rison two years ago was 24,002; Up ham received 23,648, a loss of nearly 1 .000. Cleveland in 1 S02 had 24,607 ; Peck this year had ouly 15,393, a loss of 9.204. eaver in 892 had 1 .2So, Powell this year had 9,129. a gain of S,193. The total vote of Ohio on the Popu list ticket is about 51.000. Last year the candidate of that party foi governor received 15.503 votes. Toe JumpJ in the vote this year was due to disaffected Democrats. Those of them who believe in free silver voted the Populist ticket. Toledo Blade. The Populist vote in Milwaukee in creased from 3000 last spring to 8000. gain of ftOOO in a fw months. Another Bond Issue. Cleveland and his friends, the bank- j ers, who have idle money they want j sota tarn out some exceedingly dis to loan, but can t, in cofiseguence of ' trust! 113 figures. There was a very th? hard times have created, have de cided upon another issue of bonds. Cleveland, now that his party is a corpse, appears to think that he might us well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb. It is possible that he has not yet quite paid off the debt of gratitu de incurred bv the bankers' contribu tions to his campaign fund in 1892. and that they are pointing out that the trusts are given their return for similar favors in the recent tar it! legislation. Anywav, Cleveland is doing all that the money lenders are asking of him. and he insists Unit there shall be "no unnessary delay." But win n the bond issue is over with, what will it amount to? The gold paid for the bonds can be gotten back again by the buyers the next day, by their demanding gold for greenbacks at only United States sub treasury. Indeed, if a would-be buy er has not the gold to buy with hel: can get it from the government's small stock for gteenbacks as above suggested. So that, viewed according to either possibility, the government may have noittore gold when the sale is a week over than it had before the sale was made. What. then, be comes of the pretense that the pur pose of the bond issue is to increase the gold reset ve? What the transac tion amouts to therefore, is simply to obligate the nation to pay more tribute to the money lenders, and pile up the burden of natu nal indebted ness upon this and future genera lions, redeemable 111 a scarce form of money. Is this agony to be inflicted upon an impoverished people every time the money dealers shall see fit to so arrange that the humbug gold basis shall be drawn out of the public treasury? "How long, oh Lord, how long?'' Will the people tneyer see through their villaiooous pretenses, and rise up and overthrew the power which employs them to extort tribute from the nation? Our only remedy for these evils is in the political education of the peo ple. Kramers' Tribune. Should be Populists. It is only the party that stands for the true interest of the wealth-pro ducers. After twenty-five years of Demo cratic and Republican rule, we toave a debt of 132,000,000.0 0, with 9.000. 000 mortgaged homes and 4,000,000 out of employment, with 1.024.701 tenant farmers and 2,000,000 t lamps. During these twenty-live years the two old oarties have sriven the rich rail r.j vnoi-oinn in l onmmh toirir us all a farm. In 1800 the farmers and wagework ers ojvned 7. per cent of the wealth of the country. To-day they own less than 25 per cent. In tlii last ten years our farmers and toilers have increased our nation al wealth $22,000,000,000. and every dollar of it has gone into the hands of plutocracy. Both the old oarties are controled bv Wall street, in the interests of banks, corporations and trusts. Neither of the old parties otters a remedy. History does not record a single case of an old party demanding any righteous reforms. Edina Inde pendent. Two years ago Donelly, Populist, ran ahead of his ticket for Governor of Minnesota and received 39,863 votes. At the recent election Owens. Populist candidate for Governor, re ceived 84.704 votes. The increase is over 100 per cent. Tiie Democratic vote in that State is only a little more than half what it wasrtwo years ago Missouri World. m m . and. Missouri World. New York dispatches stated that m Wall street men were gratified to hear From the chicken coop to the soup of the defeat of Lewelling and Waite. house that is the distance traveled We don't doubt it for a minute. j by the unemployed on election day. Missouri World. 1 Nonconformist, Result in Minnesota. The election returns from Minne- exciting campaign 111 1890. The fate of the presidency and control of the government was dependent upon it. Does any one believe that that vote could, in an off year be increased 42. 410? That is what the official returns show! That Republicans they cannot create'' money but they seem to be able, whenever occasion requires it. to -create'" votes. They have, per haps, learned the trick from tbe south ern Democrats. The vote as returned this year is as follows: Republicans 138.084; Pope- Mats 7fl Till 1 ..,.,.,..,.., V! (it 11. .mi list gain 18,242, and a Democratic loss of 30,810. There can be but one conclusion drawn from these figures. A large part of the Democratic party voted the Etepublicrn ticket, and was i a big factor in the Republican gain of 54,378. What the Populists have all along said, that the two old parties are twins and alwavs come together whenever the interests of plutocracy reveres it is lure demonstrated. This is the last of this business. The Democratic party in the western states is a small third party now. and will soon disappear from the face of the earth with none to mourn its de parture. Nonconformist. That Bond Issue. A correspondent at Omaha. Ned., asks w hat proof there is that the last Republican administration were about to" issue more bonds when Harrison's term was about to expire, but put off doing so in order to place the burden of blame upon the Democrats. The fact is made clear in the following letter from Secretary Carlisle: '1 UK AS I :! V 1) E PA KT.M EXT. 1 Office of Sfcretarv. Washington. Sept. 17, 1894. To Mr. Geo W. Dunn, Tiffin O. Dear Sir: Your favor of the 14th inst, is received, and in response you are advised that Secretary Foster, be fore he left the department, ordered plates for the issue of bonds to be prepared, but the 5.000.000 of bonds issued in February last were not en graved upon the plates that is to say. the plates which Secretary Foster had prepared were changed in order to make them conform to the character of the bonds issued in February. Very truly yours, J. !, Carlisle. Wr.at the Merchant Does. The merchant turns his back to the future, rubs his eyes a few times and looks back through the fog of the dead past and imagines that he sees in dim tetters in the tomb of dead i promises, Republican or Democratic greatness: he turns then to his day book and and writes his own death warrant, signs it and walks to the polls and votes that is be executed with all the cruelty and dispatch pos sible. No difference does it make, how hard pressed he or his custom ers are. nor how low prices drop or how scarce money becomes, the dim vision of the past, stimulated by an indifference to the welfare of his lirulller man miod dwarfed by cruel visions, competitive system are sufficient to make him willing to sacrifice his home and all. for, the sake of a party that once had some sober patriotic men in its ranks. Commonwealth. Populist majority over the Demo : crats in Kansas about one hundred thousand. ! PopuIit majority over the Detno i crats in Colorado sixtv thousand. Populist majority over the Demo crats in Nebraska about forty thous and. Populist majority oer the Derno- j crats in Minnesota thirty one thous- For Very Shame. Railroad men going to work a' Little Rock are asked to make oatl that they have withdrawn from the A. R. I", and they will not join any laboi organization nor take any part ii politics fr five years! So writes ont of the victims. Laboring people, do you know what this means? This is more damnahh j slavery than chattle slavery. This i the result of private ownership of rail-1 roads. This is so much better thai the "political patronage"' of govern rnent ownership! No king of whon history tells us wanted his subjects t take anv part in politics, either. Am that is just why King George III sen' his Hessians to this country. Our fore fathers desired to take some part 111 politics but he wanted to do all that business himself. And now the railroads are compelling American citizens to abow monopolies only to take port in politics! And this is America! This is the country over which the eagle screams for liberty! (By the way, the Romans had an eagle.) This is the United States where all men are supposed to have the same political rights! To such degradation have the children of the patriot fathers sunk. Shame! Shame ' Shame! ! ! Coming Nation. Superior to Imported Wines. 29 West 42nd St., N. Y .Dec. 11, 1S93. Alfrbd Spbcr, Prest. Dear Sir: I can say emphatically that I like your wines far better thin any of the imported wines. Your Claret, Sherry andtSauterne are very fine and agreeable. The latter is ray favorite. I am yours truely, S. V. How LAND. Complete returns from all precincts of San Francico Cat, give Adolph Sutro,PopuIist eandidate'for mayor, a plurality of 18,000 in a total vote of 09,000. Opposed to; him were five other candidates, and he has polled a clear majorty of 2.000 over his op ponents. Sutro was elected on a plat form of opposition to the Souther Pacific railroad and the funding bill. There is nothing but encourage ment for the People's party from the recent election. Its vote almost doubled and one old party "busted," are certainly two things that ought to give hope to all Populists. Missouri World. The Democratic is the third party in the States of Washington, Oregon Nevada, the two Dakotas, Wyoming, Idaho. Kansas, Colorado, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Oklahoma Territory. Missouri World. The Populist vote in Georgia is as follows: 1892 42.947. 1894 77,060. Gain of 34,119. m m m There is a strong probability that a Missouri State League of base ball players will be organized shortly after the New Year holidays, and that Sedalia will take the iuitative. Cleveland, having become a million aire since he entered the presidency, needn't feel ery bad over the defeat his party. And be doesn't. Bland arrived at the parting of the nays sooner than he expected. He rni, --. . , r I he stock is new and the lowest was defeated by a country doctor. possible price asked for good goods. Missouri World. The country trade especially solicited. , , Moberly is in financial difficulties, pll IHII I UVOmmmmmmmm PFTDPRP and seems co be unable to keep up her UUXlUIlflO juUJtlJl!' electric light and water-works SS Yean? Bxpertem lniSatlng an Tart- M ttM of Rupture enables us to guarantee a posture core. Question Blank and Book Wanted. tree. Call or write. An active agent each county in the TO-MEDIOO APPIX4HCE OO. United States to solicit subscriptions - BT. LOUM. MOB for the twiee-a-peek Republic. A lib- IfinfAnfltt F Tun OTDIPTflDf!! eralcomnlsson will be paid to hustlers. IIOilluUuLLL Anil ultublUllr Address, Superintendent Circulation, wa u ba exwawmese, itrmnrr. imt The Republic, St. Louis, Mo. trnSk sassswjpa i a, Sssjasssssa j Sttontry.wHaswr of tb SOMHL cettMls- S4 wpld'y eo4 by lafeaxdri y cxtti xl . Cure poittiraly &CIL"r WATO INSTITUTE. Snf , a kma O mien Sink and Book fwa. CJ fZO M. CiMth SL. ST. 'JHRS- WHK m k9oz ML B. B. BUTTS. iPianoswJiSMsOrgaiis Prfl PALPITATION OF THE HEART. Shortness ing of of Breath, Swell Legs and Feet. "For about four years I was trou bled with palpitation of the heart, shortness of breath and swelling of the legs and feet. At times 1 would faint. I was treated by the best phy sicians in Savannah, Ga., with no re lief. I then tried various Springs, without benefit. Finally 1 tried Dr. Miles' Heart Cure also his Nerve and Liver Pills. Af ter beginning to take them J jdt better! I continued taking them and I am now in better health than for many years. Since my recovery 1 have gained fifty pounds in weight. I hope this state ment may be of value to some poor sufferer." E. B. BUTTON, Ways Station, Ga. Dr. Miles' Heart t'ure is sold on a positive guarantee that t tie tirst bottle w Hi benefit. All draggtstssell it at i. 6 bottles forts, or it will be sent, prepaid, on receipt of prleo by tbe Dr. Miles Medical Co.. Elkhart, lud. Cheap and Safe Insurance ! The Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Scotland county. Mo., and the Missouri State Mutual, against TornaJ dos, Cyelones and Windstorms. Pat ronize your own cause and protect your homes against forked Lightning, storms and flames Better bejsafe than sorry. Costs but Little to lo safe. May t lots to be sorry. $9.00 wlii J membership in both companies una in sure (1,000 for five yea. s on the mutual plan against Fire, Lightning, Tornados, Cyclones and Windstorms. .J. L. DlJS nal. Secretary and Agent, can be found at his office in Memphis on Sat urdays. For further particulars see or write to the Secretary or Home of the following' officers on lire and lightning insurance: J oseph M i llek. Preside at,Gra n ger. Joel Kwinu. Vlce-Pres., Memphis. I sol. Allen, I C. J. Alexander, " Board i 3 AS. T. MOOHK, D. F. Ball, Kilwinning. I A. S. Myeks. Pleasant Uetreat. Or. Frank Evans, Agent. Band Hill. On Tornado, Cyclone and Windstorm insurance, see or write J. L. DuitXAL, Agent for Scotland eountv. JAMES E. PULLIAM, Blacksmith, SHOEING AND REPAIR SHOP. Repairing Neatly and Promotiy Done I make a specialty of okseshoinG-. Shop Southeast Cor. Square, old Perkm's Stand, Memphis, Mo. J. M. Kloetzer, MEMPHIS, MO., First Door west of the Citizen's Dunk building, invites thepuhl c to call on him when wanting to buy HARNESS, SADDLES, Halters, Bridles, Whips, k.