Southern Mercury. (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 14, 1899 Page: 3 of 16
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Sept 14, 1899.
monopolist. Private monopoly must be It can be sampled equally as well as
a bane, government monopolization of the square bale; that It saves 8 per cent
natural monopolies must be a biesit in waste; that it unwinds to the core
ing. perfectly, and saves much labor in the
We call upon the good people of Peu opening room. Mixed or false bales are
nsylvania to rise in their might and never found. For the planter, ginner
cast down Quaylsm that in corrupt al- and manufacturer it is the greatest in*
liance with the corporations and Demo* vention of the age."
cratic machine has fastened upon our *
state a government that tolerates a-
mong public officials dishonest and un-
patriotic practices, that supports and
protects industrial trusts and other un-
lawful associations, that does not en-
force the laws when transportation
companies violate them but connives
with such other corporations to bleed
the people, the machine bleeding the
corporations and giving them in turn a
free hand and help in bleeding the peo-
So we do prolcaim our position, as
standing for the above things, for a
rule of love on earth not of greed, Cor
liberty, equality, fraternity, the broth-
erhood of man, do we, putting our trust
in the Infinite, with firm faith that the
truth must in the end prevail, that
might will not triumph over right, and
awaiting the issue with confidence,pre-
sent our candidates and ask the suff-
rages of free men.
Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 7, 1899.
In my opinion the present contest is
merely a sham battle between the two
old parties to drown out Populism, ana
a greedy scrap and scramble betweeu
themselves fcr the spoils of
office. We have got to either
denounce Jesus Christ and
deny his teachings, or oppose the two
old parties. If Christ was right* both
of the old parties are wrong. .A pop-
ulist who would desert us now and go
over to the enemy seems to me to to
worse than Judas Iscariot I have
made this public assertion, and chal-
The masses of the people in Est ill
county seem unconcerned over politi-
cal matters, and it is going to take
hard work to get them aroused. They
do not care much who is elected, as
both old parties bave always betrayed ltnge every Democrat or Republican in
them. What we need is literature to Laurel county to contradict or refuse it
educate the people. —Legislation molds the system under
While in the past this has been a which we live ,and the present system
barren field for Populism, I am happy is so arranged, under the legislation of
to report that my feeble efforts have the two old parties, that the laborera,
not been entirely lacking of results, the producers of wealth, only get
and in the near future I will organise
here a referendum club. I think that
when Blair speaks at Owensville the
ball will be started. I believe we are
driving on the right road, and think
we should unceasingly push forward.
—J. M. Colliver, Salt Lick, Ky.
The many friends of Jim Hindman,
one of our most efficient workers in the
ranks of reform,will be pleased to learn just like that was between Vince Bore
that he is recovering from the para-
lytic stroke which attacked him some
weeks ago. He is at present at the
city hospital in this city, and doing as
well as could be expected.
BETTER PRICE FOR COTTON.
The New Roundlap Bale Worth $2.00
More to the Mill.
Mr. T. W. Pratt, President of the ♦
West Huntsville Cotton Mill, Hunts- Hon. J. H. ("Cyclone") Davis, we are
ville, Alabama, who is known as one of informed, is now in Kentucky, doing
the most progressive business men of WOrk for reform. When the Goebe.kes
Alabama, in addition to his extensive meet him in debate, the understand
otton manufacturing interests is run- Why he is called "Cyclone."
ning what is said to be one of the larg- ■# —
est cotton ginning plants in the world.
Mr. Pratt has made a thorough inves-
tigation of the Roundlap bale in his
mill, and recently published a letter in
which he said that cotton in this form
was worth $2.00 a bale more to his mill
than square-bale cotton. Recently he
telegraphed as follows:
"After two years experience with the
Roundlap bale* of the American Cotton
Company as a manufacturer, I can pos-
itively state that my experience is that
erican railroad magnate, one of the
wealthiest men in the United States,
died suddenly of paralysis at his home
in New York on Tuesday last. He was
in his 56th year of his life.
J. S. Atkins, chairman of the Peo-
ples Party county committee of Carl-
isle county, suggests that Thos. 3,
Pettit, ex-Populist, who is now stump-
ing Kentucky for the Goebel Demo-
cratic ticket, meet Joe A. Parker ai
some prominent place and discuss
thoroughly the points at issue between
the Democratic and Populist parties
The Mercury will speak for Mr. Park-
er, and say that he is ready and wil-
ling to meet Mr. Pettit as stated, and
will do more—he will pay one half the
expense of stenographic report of the
debate, and publication of 25,000 cop-
ies for circulation.
GOOD CARE BESTOWED ON A
bought from our well made, beautifully
finished and superb style carriages
will make them last a century, like the
"Deacon's one hoss shay." They are
put together with the skill and finesse
that a watch is, and are light, strong
and handsome. We have new styles
in buggies, surries and phaetons that
are most attractive, as well as our pric-
Write for our new Vehicle Catalogue
which will be sent free of charge.
There is much dissatisfaction among
the Democrats in this section, and
some among tha Republicans, also
With a good, clean ticket, such as we j^ew yorij witness the reception
have, the Populists ought to maka
substantial gains this year in Ken
enough of their own products to eat to-
day so as to be strong enough to work
again to-morrow. There are not ten
farmers in Laurel county that have a
clear dollar at the end of the year,
and every evil which confronts the
people of this country today may be
lain directly at the doors of the two
old parties. That is a sham battle be-
tween Bryan and Goebel, and Taylor,
ing and John D. White in this dictrict
last year—to keep the people out of the
The principles of th*> People's party
are right, and will some day be enact-
ed into laws. At the start, its enemies
resorted to slander and misrepresenta-
tion; then they refused to enter into
joint discussions, and they found that
wouldn't do; so they now have resort-
ed to sham battles in their own ranks
so as to get up a big excitement and
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CHARLIE HODGES. Prop.
JOE LAYNK. Day Clerk,
Cornelius Vanderbilt, the great Am- draw the attention of the people away
from the great political issues. Here
is my plan:
Let us spread our doctrine all we
can; meet the enemy everywhere we
can; expose their hellish record on all
occasions, and show up their hellish
conspiracy to "make the measure small
and the shekel'great; explain the land
question more than we ever did, and
challenge the world to down it. We al-
most have them believing that gov-
ernment ownership of transportation
is right now. Our first relief will
come through direct legislation, but
we must not overlook the other planks
in the platform, which are equally im-
portant. In my mind the land plank
the basis of all animal life, and we
the basis of all <animal 1 ife, and we
must have access to the land, or per-
ish.—A. J. Bowman, East Bernstadt,
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ever witnessed in ancient or modern
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