The Wealth makers of the world. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1894-1896, May 17, 1894, Page 3, Image 3

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    May IT, 1S94
THE WEALTH MAKERS.
9
Successful Cooperation Dincusaed
The executive committee of the Ne
braska F. A. & I. l are anxious to
hare the members learn by trial the
benefits of co operation.
In order to stimulate thought, and
work in this lice they instructed the
secretary to issue an address on the
"various phases of, co-operation found
successful in this state." This properly
includes a history of the state and every
enterprise in it. There is nothing worthy
of mention in the world which can be
called the product of a single lndivl
dual's effort or thought. There are
many things, however, from which one
derives all the benefit. Infancy is not
more dependent upon others than is the
one who performs the simplest act of
toil. Distant toilers must dig the iron
ore, others mine the coal, and still
others fashion the plow before the far
mer can turn a furrow. Co-operation
is "acting or operating together for one
end
It was by the work of a large number
for one end that our public highways
were put (and are kept) In condition to
quickly transport produce to all parts of
the earth. But that end at present
seems to be to eaable a few to draw big
dividends and, not to accommodate the
general public.
Our poetofHces are one of the success
ful examples of co-operation, and show
the benefit of having the work "by the
people, for the people," benefit all the
people ae equally as possible. Imagine
the postmaster general charging all the
postage "the traffic would bear" for the
benefit of himself and a few friends.
Our school system is a partially sue
cessfui co-operation phase, and its fault
is that while each tax-payer in the
state co-operates for the purpose of hav
leg good schools, our haphazard district
system does not allow equal benefits to
all. Consevuently one district has nine
months school in a year and the next
three, and an ignorant class of neigh
bors and citizens is the result. But
probably the intention was to somewhat
limit the article to the forms of co oper
ttHUH among Vue ittlllicio ui luc dibic
and that is a small matter compared
to what "it might have been" or ought
They co-operate with nearly all other
toilers for the production of wealth, but
apt for its distribution. Consequently
.while they produce an immense amount
of wealth, they are able to retain but
very small share.
The time was when the farmer was
nearly independent. Our competitive
system by forcing each to do what thy
can do best and cheapest has forced the
grain raisers to co-operate with me
chanics to furnish improved machinery,
weavers to supply clothing, etc., etc
These toilers receive but a bare subsls
tence, by inr the largest part of all the
wealth they both create being consumed
in the exchange.
How to prevent that is now the ques
tion.
Modern politicians are not supposed
to have any of the ati rlbutes of Divinity;
but they certainly do "help those who
help themselves." We would have com
manded more respect from our law
makers if we had set ourselves to work
to right every wrong which lay in our
power. It is partially our own fault
that we are poor.
What has been done by one could be
by all.
There is one club of farmers in Kear
ney county, mostly of foreign birth,
who have a shipping club and have for
years shipped all their own cattle, hogs,
etc., and they have made it pay them
well.
One eiife-Alliance shipped In three
cars of coal one winter and saved their
members just fifty dollars on each car
One Alliance bought Sour from the
mill by ihe ton and saved fifty cents a
sack from 'he retail price. One Alli
ance buys nearly everything in the
grocery line at wholesale; they keep
the goods in an unused chamber, and
each member takasvhat'they wish at
wholesale price. This is a store on a
small scale and has the advantage of
not paying any clerk hire, etc., etc-
xney write mat uiey are going to snip
their eggs, butter, etc., hereafter.
SfWman and Nuckolls counties have
Alliance co-operative stores owned by a
stock company and managed by a board
of directors elected by the stockholders.
They have been In lueoessful operation
for some time. I will sand a copy of
the articles of Incorporation to any
Alliance secretary who applies.
10 sneriuan county tney nave a pur
chasing i ureau. r'ach sub Alliance ap
points a purchasing arot and they form
a county orgaohatleo, electing their
own o!'.:evr. eicept th president, who
Is the president of ths county Alliance.
Thry bulk the purchases of the entire
Alliances n: the county, and report a
grettf)eg taertby; this U a good
pla t, specially oa machinery, as we
ea get a very considerable reduction
by ordering la quantities area If of dlf
fertnt cnaktt. Another plan which has
worked etoeedlafiy wl! wbtre mem
twrtdo net hare tiWiene buying
tad caadlUg goods Is to rrl?t aid
fiven the merchant for jour trade.
H your AUIaaee has twenty families
their trade is mat va bidding for and the
nerchiats will doll pecl'.ly it they
can keep you from putting Ia co-opvr
at ire store. They generally eoBJraot to
supply ail p.tteaUnjt a mooDmhlp
eud fer tea per eeal a'wv coat price
allowing a comssiw to laatoa their
books when they desire. This saves in
vesting any capital, and if you deal with
a good experienced firm is a very satis
factory way. It is not the wealth
person or a class create, but the amount
they retain which makes them prosper
ous. ,''.".'-:''
There are many things which we can
not right except by co-operation at the
ballot box. But that Is the best of
reasons why we should do all in onr
power to give immediate financial ben
efits to our members. Legislation in
necessarily slow, and we can benefit
ouselves thousands of dollars worth be
fore election if we will. We hope to
the day when every industry -will be
well organized and their representa
tires ferm a grand co-operative com
m-nwealth. Then idleness will no
longer tax Industry for support but "ho
that will not work shall not eat."
Mrs. J. T. Kelue, .
See'y N. F. A. & I. U.
The Kallroads'the Great Beggars.
Oakdale, Neb , April .10, 1894.
Editor Wealth Makers:
Here is a text which I hope you will
use for the benefit of Judge Hubbard
aDd his road and give them the scoring
they so richly deserve.,, The railroad
which the great judge has the honor to
(mis) represent was secured by charity.
He says, 'Why, If ws were to carry this
crowd (Kelly's) over the Iowa railroads
we would be compelled to carry 10,000
more idlers out of the state like them,"
(admitting having 10,000 Kelly men in
Iowa! But we guess there are ten times
that number). They would swamp the
road and they could do nothing but a
charity business. Out roads wen not
built for charity." Let us see where the
charity plea comes In. The Iowa rail
roads received as charity, as a free gift,
one-eight of all the domain of Iowa,
which means many millions of acres of
land and many thousand dollars in
charity bonds, at the rate of $16,000 per
milo. That ain't charity! oh, no! It
was a violation of the constitution of
the state, all the same, the court hold"
ing that the state could not issue bonds
for private corporations but the
counties, towns and cities could do so
Hefty reasoning that.
What constitutes a state? We think
it's the counties.
What a swell head he, Hubbard, must
be. "Ditch the train if it destroys
every man on it and hurts a lot of cars."
That is the kind of charity they the
road beggars) should have received at
the hands of Iowa settlers. It becomes
them to swamp the road and do a
charity business, a free gift of all that
wealth, and extortion in passenger and
freight charges and must appoint re
ceivers to do their business. That's
why the cannot turn Kelly's army on to
Washington. Gold at a premium. Hu
manity at a discount. Hayseed.
An Old Soldier Spetke.
Hakrisburg, Neb., April 27, 1894,
Editor Wealth Makers:
I am glad you changed the name of
your paper as I know that there are
lots of men that would not take the
second look at it. My time is out and
has been for some time, but like lots of
others I do not like to be without the
paper and will send money as soon as I
can and may send some more names.
It has been a good while since I sent in
a list; but we out here are nearly all of
us feeling a slight touch of that little
depressions in the financial and business
departments of this country, which we
have been rsading about.
But say; how long, oh, how long must
we must this Infernal, hellish work?
How long before we can get enough
voters to open their eyes enough to see
so they will help us to send man to con
gress to legislate in our (labor and pro
ducing class) interests instead of truck
ling to England and the bond holders
and Wall Street.
Mr. Editor, I am a stranger to you all
but I hve been cn deck a good while,
and while I used , to .be a good Republl
can and am yet, I hope, or I know, that
am a genuine Abe Lincoln Republican.
Still, from the standpoint of the party
to day, I am an anarchist, a coclallsf, or
some other dsspisable thing that ought
to be driven from the face of the earth.
We are, Mr, Editor, or once was,
supposed to be a free and Independent
people. But my Clod, is it so? Can it
be possible that we still rettln the free
and independent principles that our
forefathers fought, bled and died for.
and bequeathed to us as the greatest
and most sacred bit stings ever bestowed
on posterity? I say, can It be possible,
that we as a people itltl retain a spark
of those principles?
I tell you, Mr, r'.dttor, it looks to me
as if the answer must be, No, For have
we not time after time for the l&tt thirty
years been tending men to our Congress
who have Invariably and systematically
done the bidding of lotfUod and tie
money lords and fhylecks of this coun
try? I tell you, sir. It looks like the
free and Independent part was mighty
sr petered out of any aatioa or conn
try, whore thsy will allow any other
salUn to dictate what ihey shall or
hall not do, especially concerning their
most vital Interna, as has been the
case with our law makers and Keg land
well I tm t already made this too
Iobj a U oa jur valuable time but
pUa eicuse me as this Is the firt
time. y, I would like to shake the
hand of comrade Judf Wilton, Ha
hit nt all or. I was a number f
Co. A. 14lrt P. N. I., and I know that
he has the same patriotism in his veins
that coursed in them in them in 61 to
65 they are the men for me. Then
there is poor Uncle Tobe I would like
to offer him some consolation, but will
say to him come oyer on the Lords side
and be saved. Yours truly,
Old soldier
Report of the Work In Baundei s.
Editor Wealth Makers:
r riaay nignt oi last ween 1 reorgan
ized the Alliance at Colon, Saunders
county, with twenty-three members,
and established the "Aid degree." This
makes the Alliances and three degrees
for Saunders county the past month
Brother Teachman of Caresco will carry
forward the work in the county,
Speaker Gaflin and wife and Brother C.
M. Lemar and wife were a along the
number at Colon. Brother Lemar
one of the executive board of the State
Alliance. Saunders county is the baa
ner Alliaace and People's party county
of the river counties of the state, and
to their success, as such, is largely to be
attributed the fact of their co-operative
work. Saunders county has In success
ful operation six fire and lightning mu
tuai insurance societies, which are
saving annually to the farmers fully
110,000.
They have also seven co-operative
shipping firms in the county, Speaker
Gaffln being in charge of the one at
Colon. He Informs me that as manager
of the co-operative society he has
corn for the month of April kept the
price of corn at least two cents per
bushel higher than it would have been
if their co-operative society were not in
existence. The farmers shipping
through this society receiving at least
two cents per bushel more than they
otherwise would haye received; and in
addition to this extra two cents per
bushel, he cleared above all expenses
for the month of April 1323, which will
be divided pro rata among the stock
holders. The other shipping co-operative
firms lam Informed, did equally
well. Sunders county snd Furnas
county are waking up to the benefits of
co-operation. Other lines will be taken
up soon. The county treasurer, Brother
Olson, has complied with the law in re
gard to loaning the county funds. He
Informed me he had out 165,000, and In
a few days would have 83,000 more,
making $70,000 that the county gets
four per cent Interest on. If the aver
age dally balances keep up to that
amount the county will receive $2,500
to $2,800 as Interest on the funds, sav
lng the people that much in the line of
taxation to pay running expenses.
In many counties of the state where
Republican and Demccratlc county
treasurers holds the cash box, the law
is not complied with, and those countlc s
are losing the interest on their money
and the swag paid these officials by the
banks for the county funds deposited
with them goes into the county tress
urer's pocket and as much as is neces
sary is used to elect himself to office
again. Great Is the Rep-o-Demo o sys
tern. But its all on account of the tariff,
you know. The New Era of Wahoo
has now at the helm a live and earnest
set of Pops who, are -waking things up
lively. Having the largest circulate n
in the county they are doing splendid
work. Every reformer in Saunders
county should rally ta their support.
The meetings of Brother Wardall and
Lmyself were well attended In that
county and much interest awakened by
Brother Wardall In co-operative work,
Saunders county will not be found want
ing or wait ng when called upon for
her share of ammunation for the com
ing battle. . W, F. WliGHT,
State Organizer
To Call the State Convention.
Lwoolw, Neb., April 14, 1894,
The State Executive Committee of the
People's party of Nebraska has been
called to meet at the Windsor hotel, at
Lincoln, on Friday, May 18, at 2 o'clock
p. m. The object of the meeting Is to
fix time, place and basis of representa
tion for the coming state convention.
The state central committee at its
meeting In Hastings on January 3d,
delegated the power of cidllng the con
vention to the executive committee.
Nevertheless we cordially incite to be
present at this meeting all members of
the state central committee and all
other Populists who have any speolal
ideas to present concerning time, place
or any other matter perUlnlnir to that
convention. J. N. Gaffih.
J. A, Kegihto:, Chairman.
8 cretarT,
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W, BAKIR & CO.Dofcheiter, Urn.
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Use Njrthffteia line to C&ufiw
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The Sultan Buys a Binder.
, His Most Gracious Majesty, the Sultan
Abdul Hamid Khan Gazl II., Sultan of
the Ottoman Empire, successor to Mo
hammed the Prophet, and ruler of the
unspeakable Turk, has bought a Deer
ing twine binder for ubsoh his Imperial
domain. This purchase was tho direct
result of the World's Fair; and a direct
result of this purchase may be the uni
versal adoption of Deering binders in
every wheat field in the vast Ottoman
Empire. A machine that is good
enough for the Sultan, will,, of course,
be the one used by every faithful sub
ject. Hon. A. G. Asdlkian, the Sultan's
agricultural commissioner at the Fair
as a member of the famous harvest ex
oursion to North Dakota, watched
thousand acres of wheat on the Elk
Valley farm at Larimore, melt away in
a single day before a eavaloade of forty
three Deering binders. He was deeply
Impressed, and after examining all
other makes of machines, reported to
Sultan that the Deering binder was the
best made in America. His August
Majesty thereupon signified that it was
hia wish to possess one of these
machines, and the wires were straight
way laden with messages to that effect
As no ordinary adornment was deemed
suitable for the Royal gaz, the Deer
lng people at once prepared a binder
embelished with gilt and silver, gor
geous in hand-painted design, and In
scribed on its deck -cover with a suit
able dedication to his Imperial Majesty.
THEN FOLLOWED SOLEMJf FORMALITIES
No correspondence can reach the eyes
of his August Majesty, the Sultan, that
Is not pen-written in black Ink, on a big
square sheet of perfectly white paper of
a certain quality and weight, folded in
a certain way and enclosed in a certain
size and shape of envelope properly
addressed.
After the binder was packed and ship
ped the Sultan ; was appraised of the
shipment by means of the following
letter which religiously complied with
all of the formalities just spoken of.
Chicago, III., Djc 29, 1893
To His Most Graciots Majesty, the
Sultan, Audit. Hamid Kahn Gai
Tl , Yildiz Falaoe, Constantino
ple, Turret,
Your August .Yaj ' sty;-' W e wish to ex
press our sincere thanks for the high
honor that your Majesty has conferred
upon us by ordering the purchase of
one of our Self-Binders for use on your
Majesty's domains. We have this day
snippea ra;our Majesty's First Becre
tary Sureya Pasha, the machine in ques
tion.
We feel highly complimented to learn
mat your Majesty's Agricultural Itsore
sentatlve at the World's Columbian
Exposition. Mr. A. G. Asdlkian. who
has carefully studied throughout the
World's Fair all the exhibits of agri
cultural implements, has come to the
conclusion that our Self-Blnders are the
best and of the hlehest grade in the
United States, and that he has so re
ported to vour fllaiestv's Commissioner
General, Hakky Bey,
we trust that you will have such
success In your harvest as will convince
vour imperial Majesty that your reo-
resen'atlve here was not mistaken in
his judgment.
In bihalf of my company I slfrn mr-
self as
Your Majesty's Most Obedient Servant,
wir-LiiM jjeerinw, president.
This was not alL Formal And care
fully prepared letters were addressed
to "His Excellency, Hakky Bey, Im
perial Ottoman Commlssloner-Ganeral
to the World's Columbian Exposition,"
and to "His Excellency, Sureya Pasha,
First Secretary to H!s Imperial Msjesty
the Sultan, both being addressed to
Yildiz Palace, Constantinople, Turkey.
The present Sultan is energetic and
progressive in his ideas and is laboring
strenuously to advance his people in
every way. His use of the Deering
binder on his farm will probably bring
about a great and beneficent revolution
in agriculture, that will e before long
ffect the entire convalescence of a na
tion that is sometimes spoken of as
The sick man of Europe."
To Send a Speaker to Oregon.
opuwst Headquarters, Lincoln,
Nebraska, April, 21, 1S94:
There is a movement on foot to send
speaker from Nebraska to Oregon.
be Oregon election takes place in June
and there is a splendid chance of Popu
lists carrying the state. If they could
do so, It would create a popular tidal
wave to the People's party, The Ore
gon committee Is too poor to far
peakers, threfor, the national com
mittee Insist that strong Populist
states like Nebraska shall choose some
of their best speakers and cay their
expenses and some little compensation
to taite part In the Oregon campaign.
The money could not be expended to
better advantage, for vlo'ory In Oregon
In July will dt more to bring about
victory In Nebraska than a dosa
speakers could do.
Therefore, the state committee, while
It wakes no aetnieotfor the purpose,
ak Populists to all parW of the state
ta contribute what they are able loan
Oregon fund, Kven though it be but a
mite, every little will help.
The money should ha sent to J. V,
Wolfe, Llntfola. treasurer of the state
en uttiew, and should be marked
"Oregon fod,
J, A t'lHlMToK. 1), Cl?m iiiii i
h!iUrj. Chairman,
AGEHTG
Wauled, lihaeaj
!". Al Bttul
Twain ulttM ir
V U XUktm, AutiU. u
REVIEW OF TRAOE.
Warm Wathrr h.n r-tiuiulateil fcul in
eaonable l inva.
New okk. May 14. JSraiUtreet'a
review .if tW ttate of trade says
"Prolonged warm weather has stimu
lated farm work as well as hales in
seasonable lines of merchandise, but
renewect tariff imeertainity tends to
prolong the peruKl during which mer-
chant will continue to buy for actual
needs only, evidences of which fact
have appeared. Bank clearings this
week amount to $1)03,000,000, a de-
crease of 5.5 per cent from the week
before (which showed an increase)
and a decrease of 34 percent compared
with tne Kecond week or May last
year, wnen 'total clearings were
among the largest on record.
Clearing Honna Return.
Nkw Yoiik, May 14. The following
list, compiled by itradstreet'a, gives
the clearing house returns for the
week ending May 10, 1804,and the per
centage oi increase or decrease as
compared with the correspond lng
week ot JHU3:
WEEKLY
CUiRS Clearingsj Iiift Deo
kana Cily...... W.S.WT 'i'.6
Omuha ft,l:,t!21 Stlt
Vtmver 8,ir,47.' 41.
tit ,T0Mspl l,62-i,64ft 33.8
Lincoln .., , . 43,l-.f , 10. T
Wkhlta 400. TU3 21 S
Toptku 473,57 1 1 II
Naval Appropriation.
Wasiiixoton, May 1. After
tion
on some minor bills in the house ut
12:17 p. m. yesterday, went into com
mittee on tho whole to consider gen
eral appropriation bills (Mr. Kit-hard-
son of ienneshee iu the chair), and
the naval appropriation bill was taken
up. Jinc debate on the bill took a
very acrimonious character, ami
charge and counter-charges
d
colonization ' in the navy van:
were freely passed between Mr. Heed,
Mr. Itoutelle mid Mr. Ciunrnings. At
o oeioeic, trie nouse took a recess
until 8 o'clock, the evening session be-
ing devoted to private bills.
Awteiubllug of CongreH.
VVA8MSGTON, May 14. The bill of
Representative ('rain of Texas to
change the date for the assembling of
ennrri-i'Ks wnw f n vi ii-n hi v vamwtnA in
the house yesterday. Democrats
and Kepublicaris of the commit-
tee joined in unatimous report. The
vui proviueti mat tne nrsi session or
eacli congress -shall bearin the first
luesday after March 4, instead of
waiting until the following December.
The second session is to beo-in on tho
first Monday in January instead of De-
ceinuer as at present.
Poatal Telegraph Advocate,
Washington, May 14. Mr. Marion
C. Butler, president of the Farmers'
A lit. A T.l. ....!! ! I-
an Urcrlliiient, before the irmti iiitm.
mittee on postofflces yesterday in sup-
port of postal telegraph legislation.
The Alliance favored the postal tele-
B1aiu buiicuib ucrauae n wuum wrrecii
an evil of monopoly. Representative
Maguire of California also spoke m
1- , ..1 . V 1 A , , .
continuation of his argument on the
suDject, wmcb lie began last week.
f.lrl Killed by a Dog.
KARnonsBL'nri, Ky., May 14. The 13-
year-old daughter of John Brand,
living in Washington county, met a
horrible death yesterday. Hhe had
gone to Joel Chamlin's, a neighbor, on
an errand. As she entered the. crate
tne dog grabbed ner by the throat.
tearing it open and otherwise lacer-
ateu tne oooy. jne itosr also killed a
calf near by.
The wrecked fiedaiu iiuuk.
Skdalia, Mo., May 14. - Kxamina-
tion into the affairs of the
. t 1-,- ..A I
National bank grows more interesting
daily, i esterday it is asserted that
Receiver Latimer will be compelled
to order au assessment of 100 per cent
on tne capital stock, winch means
that the stockholders will have to
raise :J50,000 to pay off the depositors,
To Investigate the t'oxey Movement.
Washington, May 14. Chairman
McGann of the house labor committee
has completed the report favorable to
an investigation by a special joint
committee of the senate and house on
the depressed condition of labor and
of the Coxey movement. Hie report
advocates immediate action.
Shot Himself Through the Head.
Sr. Joseph, Mo May 14. Iouis
Martin, who until recently kept one
of the most splendid bars in this city,
committed suicide oy snooting a
bullet into his head with a pistol. His
wife died a month ago, and since then
be has been despondent.
The Klehant lead.
n:w joiiK, juay n. up, the man-
eating elephant, who was given poison
vesterday.gave up the ghost at 4:30,and KD,B0"6rtomd for the express pur
died without a atrut-irle. After hi P0" of getting reliable reform lltera-
demise the nuthorities waited an hour
l,M ivu. tiro ihnt Tin nn, ,...( cl.nm. I
tning before they permitted the mem-
uer of me prtw to view the remain
The Interior Decorative Campany Is
one of the leading and perfectly reliable
business houses in Lincoln. They
advertise with us too, and you should
patronize them liberally.
We want fifty thousand new subscri
bers to Thk Wsalth Makers. Will
each one of our present subscriber
help us by sending two new numes?
you are unable to
burs, send them in for three or sit
months. See out special offer In
another column.
Touiista bom Minnesota. Ftunts.
Commencing October 5th, a Tourist
whtoh will hold at that polat for ar
rival of the 11. C. R A N. train oarry
tnt that tr, and via Kansas Citv arrive
at l'uebto soooad morning.
lieftaalBf Octobnr iota, ToorUt ear
will lve Albert ia every TudaT
worvilwg and run via Minneapolis it 8V
UmU lit, through Anir us to Dm Molaea.
arriving at Bigot, ana there lay over
i T. a. a V . .
and ha taken west oa "lilt rite ri
dar morning, and ma via Omaha, Ui
cola and Uellevtlie to Puebla
as Uisnnila 7n ThtnTt Tn, mM Ib Compiled T N- A.
mr. M NMfU. and will U the bVst work
H". tT Colllbu?Juihi IU t, ,l kiB PWla. wlU contain
riling al l about pages and will be sold for Si
-.7: 1 Pi mi u .1?. Hw..t! wU a eopr- eoplre for It 00. and ia
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The People Are Befog Bobbed
The discussion, started by "Ta
Wealth Makers" on the present state
of the Newberry rate bill has stirred
up the Republican papers, and the ar
vigorously explaining that the
neys for the state are hurryiogthe mat-
ter as fast as possible. Perhane the
are. but it Is nevertheless true That if
thll . , "j10 lan ir
ls Td he people of the state
re j3n"Obbed of thousands of dollar
"lew freight rates, and there ouh
to be some way of stopping ItTahU
Rock Herald.
Both the Democratic and Republican
parties have established head-auarter
fnd are today preparing millions of
campaign documents to be sent out dur
ing tUs campaign.
It is the opinion of the shrewd
politicians at Washington, that if the
People's Party takes advantage of th
blunders and infamy of the present
administration, there will be no troublo
In electing Populist members enough
.to hold the balance of nower In. thm
next Congress. It is alto admitted b
the closest observers among both the
uemocratio and Republican Dollticiana
that the next election of president will
be thrown into the Housewhich will
lve the Populists the power to dictate
who shall be the next president of tho
United States? The election In the
state of Oregon comes off in June, and
in Aiaoama In August. .We are al
most absolutely sure to carry Alabama.
and we stand an even chance with either
Of the Old Parties in Oreann Tv t..in
10 ca5ry 0re6'on nd Alabama is to help
pui me ana entnustasm in our party in
every state in the Union.
The People's Party is composed of
the great common people of the country
who are poor and honest. It has no
millionaires, bank or railroad corpora
tions upon which to call for campaign
funds.
The National Committee has estab-
lieled head-quarters at Washington
wnere u can procure an unlimited
I amount of campaign literature at
small cost. One thousand dollam
in our party will do as much work as a
hundred thousand dollars In either of
the old parties.
After carefully considering the above
facts and tho bright prospects for our
party in the coming campaign, we feel
It our Imperative duty to appeal to our
people everywhere to come to the aid
ue nauonai committee in doing this
votk. in tne last election our
IP4 polled more than a million vote
"r president.
I WOT
w e now earnestly appeal to 1000 of
that nnmW -i ...a. . 'V7
DUm .5 40 f176." 15 wch- N-000
o vo u at eacn, jw.uuu 00 cents each.
20,000 25 cents each, and tho remainder
of the one million to give us 10 cents
and 5 cents each. We alto earnestly
appeal to all People's Party Clubs. Le
gions, and Leagues to raise what funds
they caa for the committee, by takin?
up collection, giving entertainment
eto. We make this request because we
uviicto in our amy to ao so. if our
party ever attains success, each mem
ber of the party must contribute to that
success not only with his ballot, but
with whatever means he can tniM tv
. . .
respond promptly and liberally means
success that will bless the nation for all
time to come. .
All contributions should be sent to
M. C. Rankin, Terre Haute, Ind.. who
is Treasurer of the National Committee.'
v ery Truly Yours.
J. H, Turner, H. i. Taitbrvrtv
Secretarv.
L.J. McPakun M.C. RANKnr. '
becretary. Treasurer.
Send your name and address on a
postal card for Information regarding
this enterprise. You may become a
charter member and secure a home and
permanent employment without money.
A start for a New and Nobler Civiliza
tion. Thb Coming Nattdw
Greensburg, Indiana.
This . errand
national paper will bo
13 weeks for l." cent
furnished for
u among tne people.
UD SS larfftt a filllh aa nnatfVli
J4 offer will only be good for 60 days!
Send alt monies and inaka n
Unces payable to the .,
National Watclimaii Co,
Washington, O. C
EVERY POPULIST
oud air copy ef ist
Campaign : Book
Now belti UcjrJ under lae tirv
ttua ift tae-
People's Party Iiileul Comnailtee.
lots of 100 or more special price will b
made. Any one desiring to become aa
agent can place an order and make a
deposit of tW and at any time they
wish t dlcoaUaue agoey all unsold
ocples will be taken bark and mosey re
funded. A special discount wiU bo
aiiowr l to all who at ell themselves of
this sstsr. Addrtss,
NATIONAL WATCHMAN.
NATIONAL WATCHMAN CO.,
Washing tos, U. C,