Alliance Standard. (Linden, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 18, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 2, 1893 Page: 2 of 3
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J ▼ mat. Mitar Mi Tnrritto
A tttif.v struck Cisco ml Friday
ngtu and risooltabed tba town Sprea-
ding iccsib end liectrocuoo in its palb.
Cisco ia. or nu v thriving little town
na i|m T 4.K railway about one bun
and fifteen, milsa. weal ot Port worth
'•If tmt dews ratio faktt l« t lot* of country, but of party. Of
f fill,"—Tbi* has come to be a com- ; '■ourse we need not be surprised at
■son expression. even with democrats the legislation we are gelling. The
ibcmaelvea. The democratic party. ; whole country i* full of these slaves to
like everything else it made up with J party and with one exception they are
units, so long aa you look in vain for [ the greatest enemies to the country's
wisdom in tba individual units of the go®I that we have to contend against.
Wjii there is a law on the Statute
book* prohibiting card playing in
public places, yet tbe law makers en-
gage in card playing in tbe lehalative
lull while waiting for a quorum. And
lha people aland iu
Will some one kindly point to a
single act of the democrat party, eith-
er in the state or the nation, since
they have been in power, to entitle
them to the respect, much leas ibe
confidence of tbe people ?
iiivj pea.’efnt and on-'evly net ’ ,.i,f
i jrxxl government am a remarksbi# c»
ersauf civiliiatiua an.! p ditto ont, I
to t he lads
Tab people ought to rite all over
the Stale and demand an immediate
adjournment of the present legisla-
ture. it ia proving itself more and
more, every dey it continues, to be a
foul disgrace to civilisation. And
yet they expect tbe people to keep
them in power.
party bow can you expect uiadom in
the entire body. A clean thing can-
not come out of au unclean, no more
can aggregated wisdom spring from
—Our regular date of issue has
been Wednesday of each week, but to
meet tbe mails sad reach all of onr |
subscribers by Saturday after publica-
tion we have to get the paper off in
Wednesday morning's mail; to do
this makes it necessary to go to press
on Tuesday. Oar correspondents,
not understanding ibis, often send in
mutter tor the curreot issue, thinking
it will he published on Wednesday,
and it gets in just a little too late.
Here after we will dale the paper so
as to make the date of issue and tbe
day af going to press tbe same, i. e.
—Tuesday. All matter, to inaure
notice must reach us on Monday.
Hat the moat absolute slavery, and
tba moat far reaching in its results la
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iwerrlMss i.«r hws fcr her country-1
men ami lor the liberty of Immunity
moved her to despise her uvu danger, grea of civilisation an.!
In the effort t > do her duty to man- ami we point with pride
kind. that after nearly twenty-dve year* of
Perhaps her courage moved the ad- w< roan suffrage not one county In Wja
miration even of the brutal despot of ming ha* a poor house that our jalla
tbe Russia ns, flir instead of having her are almost empty, and crime, exsrpt
hanged he merely sent her to Blheria. ' that committed by strangers in the
If she had escaped him and had state, almost unknown, and aa the re-
enme to America; If It hail appeared to ! suit of experience we urge every eivll-
the c./ar that her let'er bail caused the! lied community on the earth to enfran-
Hetore chattel slavery was abolish- J(Wth of mwnber of hie family, shite its won en without delay.
ed in tbe United Statea, but anticipate aheoould have been extradited under-----
ing that result, tba financial Shylock* tbe treaty that has tweo confirmed by
, began to scheme to introduce a sys-
tem of slavery far sore universal and
Tbe goldocrat banker says we want
a silver dollar with a dollar’s worth of
Rbpbesentaitve Cain made another *‘Re"'n •*- goldocrat banker
well knows that it makes no difference
strong effort to call up the bill pro-
hibiting tbo employing of Pinkertons
in tbe State but again faded. Cain ia
a populist and tbe legislature is demo-
cratic, and Texas democrats arc ot
the opinion that they will need tbe
Pinkerton force “to do what Texas
citizens might refuse to do."
Tue (in) famous decision of Judge
Ricks iu tbe case of the Brotherhood
of locomotive Engineers lias been ap-
pealed to ttie United Statea supreme
court, as a test case, but it will only
terve to prove thut the supreme court
is just as much t..e tool of the money
power as are the Federal courts. .
Hoi It ud carbuncle* : o<lic*l« depraved blood
and tb* n**d of Ayer’s rtatMparilla
the United States senate against ai)
American prececfliita amt by the basest
ten fold more galling that chattel ala-1 •"J m<-t °°W?T*'y *° ‘“‘l
very cier was. j gverj. Randan Democrat who at* j
“****r^- SD English Jew banger . pjnjpts p, intnatuce Democracy in Rus-
wrote a circular in 1862, to American j his f* under Ruaaian law, a oonapirator
Jew bankers in New Turk, iu which , against the life of the caar, and when
we find this language. ! the cx.tr is killed for Ida villainy, as no
"Chattel Slavery ia likely to be !d,n,bt h> *° ln Urae' ever>' Ru*-
aboiisbed in the United Statea as a re-
sult of the war. Tbi* 1 and my Eog-
aian Democrat who escapes to America j
will be liable to extradition under this ,
treaty. No matter what nobleness of j
Iisb friends approve of, because the «oul these self-sacrificing men and.
owning of the laborer carries with it women uisy show in giving up home i
the control of labor. Our plan is to | and friends and risk exile, prison, tbe
lash and the scaffold In the oauae ot lip*
Tax District Court of Wichita Co.
opaoed at Wichita Fails last week
with do criminal docket sod the Jail
empty. The Grand Jury has not oeen
heard from but should it fail to get up
a criminal case Wichita would go into
history as the most civil people on
Since the 18th of April the legisla-
ture has done hut little for the Waal
of quorum. During that lime there
were nine whole days lost besides
parts of days when a quorum could
not he held together though they were
in the city, and yet tbe per diem goes
on. Tbe members amuse themselves
playing-cards and oilier games while
the sergeant at arms is bunting up a
quorum. And this is a democratic
legislature, elected on a promise of
reform! If tbe present administra-
tion don't kill the democrat party iu
Texas wbat will?
how much or how little silvei is iu the
dollar. He knows that it is the fiat of
law am' not the amount of tbe silver
that ma.tea ‘.be dollar; but be also
knows that be can thus feed the par-
tisan prejudice of a large class of vot-
ers and so keep a stumbling block in
the way of reform that he may contin-
ue to fatten upon usury. The people
may be deceived by a false theory,
galvauized over by well chosen soph-
istry but if tbe great masses of people
will just think for a moment they will
know that, practically, they arc not
concerned about what tbo dollar is
made of eo it is a dollar, paying a
dollar’s worth of debt or buying a
dollar's worth of property, and one
kind of a dollar will do this as well as
At present there is 4124 grains of
silver in a silver dollar, and it is just
as good as the gold dollar because
the law declares it to be a legal lender
for debt, and if there was only 100
grains of silver in the dollar it would
be a legal tender for ooe dollar. On
tbe other hand a thousand grains iu
the dollar would not mako it a legal
tender without the law; it would sim-
ply pass as bullion.
oontrol labor by controlling the prices
this we will do by controlling the
Here then U tbe scheme. Ot ccurac
tbe owning of the laborer (a* a slave)
carries with it Hie control of labor,
out we have a better plan. We pro-
pose to control labor without tbe
trouble and expense of owning tbe
laborer. To own the laborer we
would have to purchase bim aa chattel
property, which would be expensive,
and then we would have to take care
of him, feed, clothe and when be got
aick nurse bim, for we could not afford
to let him die, then, after all that
trouble and expense we would only
gel the profits of his labor. Now wc
have a scheme by which we can get
all tbe profits of his labor without any
expense or any risk on our part, that
ia "we will control his labor by con.
trolling tbe price of hi* labor, or the
pi ice of^vbat ever hia labor produces,
mud 4re will do this simply by cuntroil-
man liberty, the degraded American
senate says that we must hunt them
down am] turn them over to the czar
to do as he pleases with.
The senators who voted for this infa-
my would have voted to arrest and
surrender Cato. They would also have
aided with Oessler against William
Tell. They would have assisted toe
English gr rument In its att'nipt to
ing the volume of money in circula-
"We trill tLukc a great debt out of
tfiia wax» and Wc will have a national
banking system-in the United (states,
based upon bonds which will repre-
sent tbe National debt; ami through
Ibis h-mkiug system wc will gain com-
plete control of all the money in cir-
culation; wc can then dictate prices _. ... .
eo as to give us all the probts of labor
Jtr. WUUmm Ostons
30 Years of Misery With
A Frrfrct Cure by MOOD'S.
“About 38 yean ago I got overheated
...P. w while »t work In the bsrvcst field, sad wss
captures., xecute the traitors, Wash- ^my^t'^stolfo^ta^ nSSTtfiS
kidney trouble and chronic diarrhoea,
which has drawn on ms for over 35 years.
Just Think of My Misery.
I dared not eat anything more than would
barely keep me alive. For years I felt that
my May on earth would ba short. I have
time; * ithoutnumber been In such distress-
ful pair, and aching that I could not turn my-
self ln bed, end I would havs to ask my
Hood’s x Cures
wife to take hold of my hands and tarn
me. In all these years I employed the best
physicians but nothing gave me permanent
relief. I had an iron constitution, or I
could not have stood the drain upon me.
“ In tbe fall of 18871 was so weak I could
not work. I concluded I would try Hood's
Sarsaparilla. To my surprise and great
joy I soon found that It was doing me good
and whan I bad used 7 bottles I was per-
fectly cured. It is now 4 yean and tbs
Cure was Perfect and Permanent.
“For the pa.it four yean I have enjoyed
life and felt better and younger Plan In any
of tha 3i years preceding. I endured every -
r order- I thing a human King could and lire, and
. . . I w ill rw onuner.d Huod's Sarsaparilla long
depend , as I live. " Wu. Osnonx, Hibson City, till
HOOD’8 PlLLS curt Uvsr Ills, oonsUpaHoo,
biliousness, Jaundice, sick headset*. Indigestion.
ingtoii and Jefferson. Wherever plac-
ed they would have done all they could
to make liberty <*l|ju* and to punish
Democracy a* a sacrilege against the
divine right of tyrants.
The St. Louis Republic cannot he j
too severe in its criticism of the U. S. j
Senate oo the in fa nous Russian treaty.,
i In fuel the whole thing declares I
treachery, of the basest kind, lo our '
American institutions; but there is;
one point in tide treaty upon which
the Republic ia silent, that is tbe con-
ditions upon which it was made.
While the question was pending one
of the Senators said.
"We can well afford to surrender
these political reffugees if hv so doing
we can he assured of an qrray on de-!
msml that will shoot when ever order-
ed to do so and thut we cqp.
upon doing what our own soldiers
might refuse to do." Can the He-!
public see nothing ominous in this. !
The political bosses don't tike the
K of L and tbe F. A. meetings. Such
meetings have done more to uncover
the dark tricks of political bosses than
every thing else, no wonder they duiit
like them. Hence they are forever
talking shout the farmers neglecliug
their business and loosing their crops ] ” "^e
while attending these meetings. Tru-
ly, tboy arc wtereAted-deeply interes-
ted in the farmer, but'lhe fsrmtr is
not deueived, he knows that the little
time spout in these meetings once a
month is the best employed time of
the entire month.
Of* esteemed contemporary, The
Southern Mercury, jmls the five con-
gressmeu from South Carolina among
tbe reformers in Congress, because
they aw pledged lo support the Alli-
ance demands. The south Carolina
congressmen age democrats, elected
»• '“i— ••• - lay 'V-,4 they
* the denm
It was thought when the negro
rluves of the south were emancipated
that slavery was dead, at lca»l so far
as Hit United Stales was concerned;
bnt that was a mistake. Chattel sla-
very indeed is gone,' but there are
other forms of slavery which are just
ss absolute as chattel slavery and, in
some respects, far more profitable to
the masters than chattel slavery could
The muet despicable slavery that
has ever existed is political slavery—
rather, wc should say partisan slavery.
This is perhaps the only form of sla-
very that is voluntary ; a slavery that
au individual takes upon himself, of
It consists in that
blind |iarty prejudice that leads one
claiming lo be free to surrender bis
manhood to tbe dictates of a party.
It looses sight of principle and daro-
mors only for party Jt goes upon
the supposition that whatever tha
party does ia right and considers it a
mortal offense to vote against the
nominee of the party j and in order to
fix this idea of party fealty in the
minis of the jscople they are taught
by ti e leaden to believe that it is llie
highest treason to scratch a ticket.
Following this principle our present
representative boldly declarfft, is 4
public speech at Bivins last fall, ifeat!
ha would vote for a " vallar" deg J
■V nominee of the democratic
p*ft> ; thus declaring, i» substanca,
tfctl neither principle or patriot***
to bo -on .idered usias* it come
of whatever kind.
Under the chattel slave system it
only included a few million negroes
as slaves. But our system wijl make
just as complete bjsvcs of both black
and white, in every thing except the
name aud personsl ownership.—We
arc only wailing for the secretary of
the statu to make the recoroundation
to the American congress.—
The above plan of the English Jew
bankers was carried out to the letter
and the industrial classes both black
aud while, arc to-day as complete un-
der bondage Uy the money power as
negro slavery ever was to his master.
Financial Slavery, absolute and com-
plete is the heritage of the American
people, made so by a succession of
treacherous law makers in Hut balls of
Ike* poll mu Against Hem.
St Locus Cfptlblir.
Three years ago au educated und re-
fined Russian lady petitioned the czar
In behalf of the Russian people. Hhe
appealed to his conseienoe in support of
her plea that they be allowed to vote
and that a legislative assembly be in-
augurated to establish the Russian
government as one of law. Hhe begg-
ed for more aoimnlt, for freedom of as -
aeiubly and freedom of speech--for all
that among Democrats Is considered
the I nailable right of the people
"Your majesty,’' she wrote, In closing,
"Is owe ofsbe mlehtiivt monarch* of
.the wAriti-, while T am only a working
j. unit among the hundred iniiitou* whose
ftu* f bold In your hands. But
navertheleas t feel that it Is my moral
right ami my dqly to say Pi you what
I have aq)J.u
This heroic lady knew that she was
... .. ?*rtv. It wss rinkinr^nTr ilfc in thus entitaasing h.-r-
bca ~r> « •» •' ■ cV,. - of r ■ »p-i
witign tba tine of ch-
of Iowa Falls, Iowa, is a fraud Be-
ing afflicted with kidney trouble and
strong syintoms of nervous prostts-
llon. we accepted a proposition to
run llic ad of the above company in
consideration of one of their best,
belts, price $20.00. The belt wa9 to
I Hr forwarded as soou as tho ad ap-
peared regularly in the Standard.
)Ve have run tbe ad for two months
and now the company pays no altcu-
tjon to our letters inquiring why the
belt does not come.
Now and then we expect to be tak-
en in by frauds, as we prefer to treat
3.1 »s houest until proven otherwise.
Don’t forget it, the B. B. Jibes
Electric Belt Co. is a fraud.
Tbe following, if .rue, is a power-
ful argument iu favor of woman suf-
frage. And why not true? It is cer-
tainly logical. It is a false notion
that politics will degrade women.
This implies that politics is degrading
per- se. when the facts are that there
is no science more ennobling than pol-
itics and it is befiragled alone by the
vicious aufi ti*e vulgar Better dis-
franchise the pot-house politician with
4|l who abuse tbe privilege aqd give
it t£ those who from tbe purity of
their nat’ita will elevate it
Fine Bool**, Fabulously
Many of tin* choicest honks of Hie
world nrc now being issued in styles
sodnt prices to delight Issik.lover*
with limited purses. John B. Alileil,
Publisher, 57 Rose St., New York, who
was the pi nicer, mid is sUII tho lesder
in the “Literary Revolution," sendR u*
a copy of tlayard Taylor's famous slid
delightful “Views Afoot, or Europe
Seen with Knapsack and Hhtir.” as a
sample nfhishalf-nionsiongilt top style
in which he publishes some of the
worlds’* most famous books at prices
ranging from 30 to 60 cents each, the
same hooks being issued also in neat
cloth binding at prices ranging from lfi
cents up. These books arc always in
large type, printed on fine paper, the
cloth binding being of excellent quali-
ty, and the half-morocce, gilt top style
fit to adorn any library. A 32-puge de-
scriptive pamphlet may be had free, or
a 128-page catalogue, a veritably feast
for hook-lovers, may be had for a 2-cent
stamp. Addresa John B. Av.dkx,
publisher, 57 Rose Street; New York.
Who demonetized sifvyr in 1873?
—John Sherman, the leader of the
republican conspirators T. F. Bayard,
the leader of the democrat conapira-
ters. The democrats have. alt the
time said it wa3 the repyliljuWBX—*h.v
is it that Thomas F. Bayard'* -pane
follows John Sherman's? oq Unr re-
cord, in the report of Dm pyromittea
recumeudjug the passage fftjgje hill?
’ teewdred,!* the second R^lila-1 ^ ^ «*«»' him i1w ****"
tu/e of the Hate of Wyoming, that ffce """I’1,1 the «°r«n,meot. **'
possession and exercise of suffrage by DOlhing to do but play tb"
the women Jn Wyomjng for the past' lord among tbe E-
qu»rfprofa LCidory lias Ifwgbl no' draw Ills
barm und has dwa gr>'4i- good jn many L.
ya.v»; that it l>»» Mt'ftWy »i*M **• l**"
Ikhing efiftfe, u+Vi'fltio »nd *1'
this state, and tba! v»r, '
or oppressive legisU'i'Ui
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Erwin, J. W. Alliance Standard. (Linden, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 18, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 2, 1893, newspaper, May 2, 1893; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth523451/m1/2/: accessed February 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Atlanta Public Library.