The Southern Mercury. (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 6, 1893 Page: 15 of 16
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H. L. Louok, President, South Dakota.
Marion Butler, Viee-PresidentjN. Carolina.
D. p. Duncan, Seoy-Treas., Columbia, 8. C.
Ben Terrell, Leoturer, Texas.
H. L. Louek, Chairman,
L. Leonard, Missouri,
Mann Page, Virginia.
I. B. Dean, New York,
B. C. Demin?, Pennsylvania,
P A.8outhworth, |
_ B. QolO ®
B. W. Beck, t Judiciary Department*
M. D. Davie. j
L. P. Featherston, I
Mann Pave, > Legislative Committee.
W. P. Gylnne, )
Tbe Secretary and Cbalrman of Executive
Board are located at 289 North Capital street,
Washington, D. 0.
The President's office Is 844 D. street, Wash-
ington, D. C.
President, B. ▲. High, Blooming Grove, Texas.
Vice-President, s. V. Cranberry. Austln/Tex.
Sec-Treas., Miss Fannie Moss, Cleburne, Texas.
G. L. Clark, Huckaby,
J. W. Biard, Lenore, Texas.
Evan Jones. Dublin, Texas, I
Jno. C Byrne, Glade water Texas >
B, F. Sterling, Anahuao Texas, j
Adopted at Ocala and Beaffirmed at Indian-
apolis and Memphis.
1.(a) We demand the abolition of national
(b.) We demand that the government shall
«establish sub-treasuries in the several states
which shall issue money direot to the people
<at a low rate of tax, not to exoeed a per
.cent per annum, on non-perishable farm
¿products and also upon real estate, with proper
limitations upon the quautity of land and
amount of money.
ic.) We demand that the amount of the cir-
culating medium be speedily increased to not
less than 950 per capita.
2. We demand that congress shall pass such
laws as will effectually prevent the dealing in
futures of all agricultural and mechanical pro-
ductions; providing a stringent system of pro-
cedure in trials that will secure prompt
conviction and Imposing such penalties as
shall secure the moBt perfect compliance with
tllg lft We
3. We oondemn the silver bill recently pass-
ed by congress, and demand m lieu thereof
the free and unlimited coinage of silver.
4. We demand the passage of laws prohibit-
ing alien ownership of land, and that congress
take prompt action to devise some plan to ob-
tain all lands now owned by aliens and foreign
syndicates, and that all lands now held by rail-
roads and other corporations in excess of such
as are actually used and needed by them be re-
claimed by the government and held for ac-
tual settlers only.
6. Believing in the doctrine of equal rights
to all and special privileges to none," we de-
(a.) That our national legislation shall be so
framed in tbe future as not to build up one
industry at the expense of another.
(b.) We further demand a removal of the
.existing heavy tariff tax from the necessities
(of life that the poor of our land must have.
(c.) We further demand a just and equitable
«system of graduated tax on inoomes.
(<L) We believe that the money of the
(country should be kept as much as possible
in the hands of the people, and hence we
demand that all national and state revenues
«hall be limited to the necessary expenses of
the government eoonomieally and honestly
9. We demand the most rigid, honest and
Just state and national governmental control
and supervision of the means ef public com-
munication and transportation, and if this
oontrol and supervision does not remove the
abuse now existing, we demand the govern-
ment owners nip ot suoh means of communi-
cating and transportion.
7. We demand that the congress of the
United States submit an amendment to the
constitution providing for the election of
United States senators by direot vote of the
people of each state. á
First We demand a national currency, safe,
sound and flexible, issued by the general gov-
ernment only, a full legal tender of all debts,
public and private, ana that without the use of
hanking corporations, a just, equitable, and
efficient means of distribution direot to the
people at a tax not to exoeed 2 per cent per an-
num, to be provided as set forth in the sub-
treasury plan of the Farmers Alliance, or a
better system, also by payments in discharge
of Its obligations for public improvements.
We demand free and unlimited coinage of
silver and gold at the present legal ratio of 16
We demand that the amount of emulating
medium be speedily increased to not less than
960 per capita.
We demand a graduated Income tax.
We believe that the money of the country
should be kept as much as possible In the hands
of the people, and hence we demand all state
and national revenue shall be limited to the
neosasary expenses of the government eoonom-
We demand that postal savinas banks be es-
tablished by the government for the safe de-
posit of the earnings of the people^ and to
TKA MB POST ATI ON.
Second. Transportation .being a means of
exchange and a public necessity, the govern-
ment snould own and operate the railroads In
the interest of the people.
by the government in the interest of the peo*
Third. The land, including all the natural
Soutoes of wealth, is the heritage of the people
and should not bo monopolised for speculative
purposes, and alien ownership of land should
All land now held bv railroads and other cor-
porations, <n excess of their aotnal needs, and
all lands now owned by aliens, should be re*
claimed by the government and held for actual
New Service on Queen ft Cresoent Boute
On May 28th, 1893, the Queen & Cres-
cent Route will inaugurate a new ser-
vice of magnificent vestibuled train
and sleeping cars through to Chicago,
without change, from all principal
points in the south.
A solid vestibuled train will leave
Ne«v Orleans 7:50 p. m., Birmingham 7
a. m.. Chattanooga 11:40 a. m., carry-
ing sleeping car through to Chicago,
via C. H. & D. and Monon Boute from
Cincinnati, arriving Cincinnati 10:40 p.
m Through sleeping cars from Sav-
annah and Jacksonville via S. F. & W.
and E T. V. & G. Bys, pass through
Macon and Atlanta, joining this train
at Chattanooga, and run through to
Chicago via C. H. & D. and Monon,
leaving Savannah 8:10 p. m , Jackson-
ville 6:20 p. m. and Atlanta 6:35 a. m.
Additional train service is afforded
by the "Chicago Limited," a solid vest-
ibuled train which leaves Macon 11:10
a. m. via £. T. V. & O. By., Atlanta
2:10 p. m., Chattanooga 7:25 p. m., and
arrives Cincinnati 6:30 a. m., running
through to Chicago via the Big Four,
arriving Chicago 4:35 p. m. This train
is joined at Chattanooga by a sleeper
coming from Birmingham, which runs
through to Chicago. The Asheville
and Knoxville sleeper to Cincinnati,
leaving Asheville 4:15 pm., and Knox-
ville 8 pm, is also-attached to this train
at Oakaale. Sleeping car leaves Chat-
tanooga 7:25pm. for Louisville, arriv-
ing Louisville 8 am. Sleeper leaves
Asheville 4:15 pm, and Knoxville 8 pm,
arrives Louisville 7:59 am.
Sleeper leaves Shreveport 8:30 am.,
' Vicksburg 4:50 pm. for Chattanoo-
ga. Sleeper leaves New Orleans 7:50 p
m, and arrives New York 2 pm. Train
leaves New Orleans 11:20 am, arriving
Cincinnati 7:20 pm. Trains leave
Chattanooga 11-40 am, 6:10 am, 7:25 p
m, and 6 pm for Cincinnati, arriving
there 10:40 pm, 7:20 pm, 6:30 pm, ana
This increased service will make it
possible to reach Cincinnati, Louisville
Chicago, or any other point in the
north, east or west more rapidly and
more comfortably than ever before.
Buy your tickets via the Queen &
Crescent Boute. For tickets, sched-
ules, etc address,
D. G. Edwards, Cincinnati, O.
GREAT QUADRANGULAR DEBATE.
Question:—"Which Offers the Best
Practical Political Means for the
Benefit of the Workingmenof this
Country,—The Democratic Party,
the Peoples Party, the Republican
party or the Church."
This, the greatest debate of modern
times, was held at Philadelphia, Pa.,
under auspices of the Chatham Lit-
erary union by the following speakers:
Democratic party—Col. Henry Wat-
terson of Kentucky.
The church—Rev. R. H. Con well of
Peoples party—Gen. James B.
Weaver of Iowa.
Republican party—Col. 8. L. Wood-
ford of New York.
The four speeches complete are prin-
ted in pamplet form and will be sent
to any address a receipt of 25o.
The Mercury, Dallas, Texas.
Santa Fo's Columbian Foldor.
The passenger department of the
Santa Fe road has just issued for pub-
lic distribution a very interesting and
artistic folder, containing accurate
maps of the city of Chicago and of
Jackson Park, the latter showing a
complete diagram of the exposition
grounds and its buildings. It also con-
tains a *'key" to Midway Plaisance,
giving the location of all the oosmo-
politan exhibits displayed there. The
folder gives some very interesting and
important suggestions to visitors. The
lithographs of the World's fair build
ings, and especially the bird's-eye view
of the entire exhibit, lore highly artis-
tic and pleasing, write or call on
Suite Fe agent for copy.
I. V. VAUGHN 4 GO.
Fine Pianoh and Organs sold
on easy terms, or very low for cash.
Write for Catalogues, Prices, Terms, &c
Address, 291 Main Street,
Refer to Mercury.
TIOD-Sl Of every description, Newfovnd-
|UvVJO lands. Mastiffs, St Bernards Grey-
hounds, Full, Fox, Skye and Sootch Terriers,
Collies, Pugs. Spaniels, Beagles, Foxhounds,
Setters and Pointers; also Ferrets, Maltese Cats
pet animals, fanoy pigeons, poultry. Send
stamp for price-list Live Foxes wanted.
Herman Roesch, 275 Market St., St. Lou'u.
Have you seen the adv. of the Mer-
cury Sewing Machine in another col-
umn. Look for it.
Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe R'y
DOUBLE DAILY TRAINS.
Commencing April 2d, 1993, the Santa
Fe will inaugurate a double daily ser-
vice between Galveston and Houston
St. Louis, Kansas City and Chicago.
THE COLUMBIAN LIMITED.
A solid vestibule train, will run from
Galveston and Houston to St. Louis, via
G. C. & S. F. Ry. and Frisco Line.
Catrying Pullman Palace Sleepers, Free
Reclining Chair Cars, Day Coaches and
Dining Cars. This train will also carry
a Pullman Sleeper to Kansas City vie.
Ft. Worth, Purcell and Newton.
THE KANSAS CITY EXPRESS.
From Galveston and Houston to Kan-
sas City via Purcell, ia solid train of
Pullman Buffet Sleepers, Free Beclining
Chair Cars and Day Coaches.
For time cards, tickets and other information
apply to any agent of the Santa Fe orto
W. S. KEENAN, O. P. & T. A. Galveston.
ST. JOSEPH, D£NYER,
ST. PAUL and MINNEAPOLIS.
With Dining Cars, Vestibuled
Drawing Boom Sleeping Cars.
Beclining Chair Cars (Seats Free.)
Through Sleeping Cars Prom
TEXAS POINTS via HANNIBAL
Via Missouri, Kansas and Texas B'y,
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy B. B.
Only One Change of Cars to the
And Eastern Point*.
4 Trains Dally between St. Louis,
St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Sleeping Car St. Louis to Omaha.
H. C. O BR.
AsftGenfL P. A T. Agt KANSAS CITY, MO.
D. O. IVES,
G. P. sad T. Agent, ST. LOUIS, MO.
Cotton .Belt Route
(St. LonlsSouthwestern Railway.)
MEMPHIS.CAIBO & ST.LOPIS
The Only Line with Through Car
Texas to Memphis
Connecting with Through Trains to
all points East, North and Southeast.
TWO DAILY TRAINS
With Through Coaches and Pull-
man Sleepers from
FT. WORTH TO MEMPHIS.
Through Coaches and Pullman
Vaco, Corsicana and Tyler.
ALL TEXAS LINES oonnectwlth and
have Through Tiokets on sale via the
COTTON BELT ROUTE.
For rates, maps, time tables and all informa-
tion apply to any Agent of the Company.
A. A. GLISSON, S. G. WARNER,
Trav. Pass r Agt, Gen'l Pass A Tkt Agt
Ft Worth Texas. Tyler, Tex.
Ft. Worth & Denver City R'yCo.
UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM
The only line passing through the
Great Pan Handle Country of Texas.
The Greatest Wheat Growing Country
in the World.
CHEAP HOMES FOB ALL I
The Only Direot Boute to
Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana,
Colorado, Wyoming and all
PaoHio Coast Point .
We take yon direct to the Health Resorts o
Colorado. Send for copy of our Summerlands
For full information address,
I, Li LOMAZe
G. P. A. U. P. Ry., Omaha, Neb.
D. B. KBKLBR.
G. P. A. Ft W. & D. CL Ry., Ft Worth. Tex.
Comfort and Speed Com-
bined When Traveling
THE Ml & PACIFIC RAILWAY
■ L PASO ROUTS.I
THE SHORT LINE TO
NEW ORLEANS, MEMPHIS
and points in tub
Take "The St. Louis Limited,"
12 HOURS SAVED
Ft. Worth, Dallas and St. Louis
and tus bast,
THE DIRECT LINE TO ALL POINTS IN
Mexico, New Mexico, Arizona,
Oregon and California.
Through Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars
Dallas, Fort Worth and St, Louis,
New Orleans and Denver,
St. Louis and San Francisco,
New Orleans and St Louis.
For rates, tiokets and all Information apply to
or address any of the ticket agentri or
W. A. DA8HIELL, GASTON I
Gen. Pass. A Tkt Art.
L. 8. THQRNE.^q^nenü Superintendent
Trav. Pass. Airt.
The supply of Alliance and Labor
Songsters with music has been exhaus-
ted and we are unable to secure more
as the publishers will not get out a new
edition for some time. We can supply
the Alliance Songster without music at
10 cents per copy, or $1.10 per dos.
Mbbouby, Dallas, Texas.
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Park, Milton. The Southern Mercury. (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 6, 1893, newspaper, July 6, 1893; Dallas, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth185523/m1/15/: accessed May 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .