The Nebraska independent. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1896-1902, March 12, 1896, Image 1

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The Wealth Makers and Lincoln Independent Consolidated.
NO. 40.
He Visits the Omaha Corporations
And Goes for More Boodle.
Churchill Joins the Eastern Extor
tionists to Down Nebraska.
Twelve Thousand Farmers Hot on His
' Trail.
Churchill and his gang of thieves hav
ing been prevented by Got. Holcomb
-and Warden Leidigh from farther rob
bery of the penitentiary looked for other
opportunities to fill their pockets. They
concluded thatithey would go in with the
ricli insurance companies of the east and
down the farmers mutual insurance or
ganizatiou. They see a big haul in that
game. But that sort of thing is a little
too rank for the average republican edi
tor to endure, especially in the beginning
of a presidential campaign, consequently
the Evening News has some remarks to
make on that subject, and makes them
as follows:
When attorney General Churchill re
turns from his pilgrimage to Washington
lie is very liable to bear something drop
in the immediate vicinity of his flam
boyant boom for re-election. It is re
corded that the attorney general, just
prior to leaving for Washington, ren
dered an oral opinion on the points in
volved in the controversy between the
old line companies and Farmers' Mutual
Insurance company, and that opinion
was to the effect that the Mutuala could
do business in Nebraska and were doing
so strictly within the law. Hut, lo, upon
arriving in Omaha, the general's mind
underwent a sudden change. In fact, it
was a case of lightning like transmagri
flcation that occurred within the portals
of the attorney generals dome of thought
'Jolouel Churchill is generally regarded
4.8 a weak sister in the sacred temple of
politics, and it is figured out down here
by thoafwbo love him not, that when
the einljaries of the old line companies,
Harry Broine and others, came at him
with the proposition that if he expected
to get the Douglas county delegation for
reuomination he had better decide against
the k armers Mutual, he promptly got in
line and reversed bis former decision
Colonel Churchill knew that Mayor
itroatch desires to be governor and
wants the Douglas county delegation to
be all his own, and knowing this, his
gelatin vertebrae -at once assumed the
rigidity of molasses, and he gave expres
sion to the decision against the farm
era' Mutual.
In placating the old line sharks, how
ever, Attorney General Churchill aroused
the animosities of the twelve thousand
and some odd farmers who hold policies
in the farmers Mutual and other mutu
als and they are now mounting his frame
and tearing down bis political fences
with that cheerful abandon that marks
the acts of the Nebraska farmer when
florae venal corporation treads on his
poms. If the attorney general, when he
returns, will put his ear to the ground,
he may hear the rumble and grumble
and roar of the approaching storm.
'j Auditor Eugene Moore has granted a
certificate to the Nebraska Farmers'
Mutual Insurance company, giving it
permission to continue business until the
supreme court passes upon the questions
raised in the recent suit brought by a
representative of the old linecompanies to
prevent the r armers Mutual from issu-
ing policies in this state. Consequently,
Attorney General Churchill's recent de
cision agaiust the Farmers' Mutual will
not preclude the company from doing
business at the old stand until the su
preme court passes upon the points in
volved in the controversy. President
Woods stated today that the suit was
instituted at the instigation of the old
line companies, who are envious of the
Farmers' Mutual, because the latter is
doing a greater amount of business in
Nebraska. lie believes that the supreme
court will decide that the company has
kept strictly within the requirements of
the Nebraska insurance law and can con
tinue to do business "as heretofore.
What the Great Republican Senator
' Plumb said About It.
Let us see therefore, how much money
ip available for actual use among the
people. From the total of $1,560,000,
000 arrived at as above, must be first
deducted an average of $260,000,000
which the treasury always keeps on hand,
and about which something has hereto
fore been said in the debate on this bill.
That leaves as the maximum which by
any possibility can be used $1,300,000,
000, There ought, in fairness to be deducted
from this $150,000,000, error in esti
mate of gold in the country, which would
reduce the money outside the treasury
to $1, 150,000,000. From this is to be
evJbtracted the $700,000,000 kept as a
reserve (in the banks,) as before compu
ted. Leaving a balance of but $550,
1 000,000 which is available for delivery
' or other use in the transactions of the
business of all the people, or a trifle over
$8 per capita. But the force of my ar
gument is not materially weakened by
conceding the gold coin to be as estima
ted by the treasury department, which
would leave in actual circulation $700,
000,000. In order to make Up this
amount all doubt must be esdjved ir
favor of the treasury and again
people, both the doubt as to the lost and
destroyed notes and that as to the gold
supply. If I were deciding this case up
on what I consider the best evidence,
would be bound to say that I believed
the money in actual circulation did not
much, if at all, exceed $500,000,000. As
quoted in apendix to Congressional Re
cord, page 3U4 voiumn 20 part a. spec
ial session 189o.
Something Wrong Somewhere What is it?
Editor Nebraska Independent: Midst
the growls and kicks of the people at the
present time, it is amusing to hear the re
marks made by first one and then an
other. "Hard times" says one? "Yep,
can't be any better times until McKinlev
iselected president." Another says, "not
until Cleveland brings on a war with
England over Cuba and Venzuela." An
other says: "Hard times is an epidemic
disease similar to smallpox. It comes
and it goes and no man knoweth whither
it cometh or whither it goeth. Yet it
leaves a scar." Another hayseed says,
"it is a failure of crops. When you have
nothing to sell you have no money. An
other hayseed says, "it don't seem to
make any difference how much you have
to sell you get no money for all you may
have, and to sell, it wears yourself out to
get it to market." Eve says, "its. Adam
drinking too much beer." A politician
savs."its a cold basis." Another says "its
the dishonest dollar." Another says,
"lack of confidence." Another "its too
much confldnece in the banks. So much
so that uanada ana boutn America is
being glutted with bankers and United
States gold."
A banker sa.vs. "the basisis not broad
enough, give us more bonds." The bor
rower says, "its too muoh usury," The
real estate man says, "its because of the
calamity 4howlers. Stand up for Ne
braska." The homesteader says, "its
the cut throat mortgage, down with the
land sharks." Others say,"for God's sake
whatever it is give us a change.
W. F. Wright.
. An Open Note to Luther P. Ludden.
Veedon, Neb., March 2, 1896.
Editor Nebraska Independent: Will
you please let me have room enough in
your paper fo enquire of Luther P. Lud
den what he means by saying In the Semi-
Weekly State Journal of February 28,
that the number of farms mortgaged (as
shown by the census of 1890) in Ohio
was 53,830 and the amount was $70,-
744.771 and that Nebraska baa43,wai
farms that carry an encumbrance and
are encumbeied for $47,678,182.
' Neither statement is correct. The
number of mortgages on Ohio farms was
119.730 and the amount $134,107,706,
while the number on farms in Nebraska
was 107,175 and the amount was $90,
506,958. Perhaps you can explain what
you mean and make it plain even to a
1 am a buckeye by birtn, due a tree
planter by acclimation and am ready to
stand up for Nebraska at all times and
under all circumstances if I do not have
to do violence to the map of veracity.
I have before me an abstract of the
eleventh census and I see so far as lots
are concerned you are very nearly correct
in regard to Nebraska. But there are
four things you left out and I will men
tion only one; that is the per cent of in
crease for the decade' 1880 to 1890. In
Ohio it was 43.48 percent. In Nebraska
it was 381.01 per cent If this meets
your eye and you will kindly explain
through The Independent or Journal
or both, you will oblige, Yours for more
light. Geo. Watkins.
Our Hebrew Brother.
The Jews of America, backed as a race
by their foreign money power, as well as
by their genius, are rapidly under the
gold-standard, absorbing trade and, in
a growing degree, dominating or intimi
dating the metropolitan press. The Jew
in Europe is said to command the bourse,
the press, and the telegraph. With these
three factors, plus the major part of the
gold, as a basis of western credit and
mortgage, they more and more rule the
carnal universe. This country ,since silver
demonetization, whereby the Jew and his
'Christian" allies can corner one metal,
is the biggest and fattest goose left for
Hebrew plucking, and it must make the
Jew laugh to see how the President, po
litical parties, newspapers and large
communities, punctuated by chambers
of commerce and boards of trade, are de
livering thespoilof the Gentile to the chil
dren Israel and making fierce war on all
men who would save their fellow-citizens
and their government from the yoke.
James H. Randall in the Catholic Mirror,
A Two Edged Sword.
The Nebraska Independent, editorially
speaking, is a great improvement over
anything the Populists have yet had to
represent them at the state capital. Mr.
Tibbies' editorial paragraphs are bril-
iant and pointed, and some of them cut
ike a two-edged sword. The Indepen
dent tills a broad field, strikes hard,
and with proper management and sup
port there is no reason why it should
not soon become the leading populist
paper of the west. Weekly Tribune.
Lincoln'! Idea.
I hold that if the 'Almighty had ever
made a set of men that should do all the
eating and none of the work, He would
have made them with mouths only, and
no bends; and if He had ever made an
other class that He had intended should
do all the work and none of the eating,
lie wouia have made tl.era without
mouths And with all hands. Abraham
Chairman Taubeneck a Badical of
I the Radicals.
The proposed consolidation of the reform
forces at St Louis in July baa been caus
ing some uneasiness among the reform
editors. Some felt that leaders in the
movement were negotiating with the sil
ver men with the view of throwing all
the Omaha platform overboard except
the financial plank. Others still more
alarmed, feared everything was to go
overboard except the silver plank. On
the other hand there were those who be
lieved the stalwarts in the party were in
clined to be altogether too stalwart Tor
the good of the movement.
The matter was very generally and
most thoroughly discussed at the Dallas
meeting and on the Galveston excursion
of the populist editors, and when a full un
derstanding was reached it was found
there was very little difference of opinion
between the so-called extremes. Fake
interviews were in reality at the bottom
of. this misunderstanding and uneasiness
Chairman Taubeneck attended the
meeting, and went with the editors on a
little excursion to the salt water. They
bad a round up in a hotel one evening
and a talk over matters in general
Upon this occasion Chairman Taube
neck of the national committe was pres
ent, and he joined m with: "there is
cause for this contention going fur-
tber, as it has been well talked over on
this trip and should now be thoroughly
understood. All admit we need a union
of forces to win this fight, and the thing
for us to do from this timeout is to
train our guns on the enemy, not on
each other. The first thing to do is to
select delegates lor the bt. louis con-
vnntion of well established integrUjs,
thoroughly honest, conservative and well
balanced men
What is your idea as to the plat
form? " was asked.
It is not just the proper thing,
think." he replied "for a member of the
committee to influence the coming con
vention or to attempt to shape the plat
form, and what I say now is merely my
private opinion as between us here, I.
think we should adopt the essential fea
tures of the Omaha platform. Some have
thought, I believe, differently. I on may
have thought so. But if I had my own
say in the the matter l wouia nrst iook
out for the financial question, then the
discontinuance of those bond issues, then
the income tax, then for direct legisla
tion and some other planks I do not
now recall.
'This plank for direct legislation is an
exceedingly important feature of reform
work, ' he continued. "It is the ouly
plan I know of whereby the government
may be brought near the people. My own
definition would be that 20 per cent of
the legal voters of the nation on na
tional matters, and the same per cent
in the legal suoai visions oi tne govern
ment on local matters, by petition should
have their measure submitted to a vote
of all the people. This plan would in
my opinion, abolish the third house the
pestiferous lobby, and it would destroy
government by political parties."
"Do you obiect to my reporting your
words?" asked the writer.
No, I think of no objections now," re
plied Mr. Taubeneck, "if you state that
these are merely my personal opinions.
The convention, not the committee
should attend to the platform making.
Further," he added, "as to the St. Louis
convention at our committee meeting
January 17, we were confronted with this
condition, a prospect of two conventions
at different places and at different times
for practically the same purpose. To
avoid this scattering of strength, we
sent a sub-committee to Washington to
nvite the silver people to hold their con
vention at the same time and place that
we held ours. In this the committee
had gone to its outside limit and cannot
go further. I think we did our duty when
we gave the twoconventiops an opportu
nity to meet each other face to face.
"So far as the two conventions getting
together is concerned, that is a question
for the delegates who are selected by the
people. The committee has nothing to
do with that, whatever. We discharged
our duty when we gave the two conven
tions the opportunity to meet each other
the same city and on the same date.
The balance must be done by the dele
gates representing the two parties. The
committe is not representing the two
parties. The committee is not responsi
ble for what either of the conventions
may do.
"The committee, furthermore, has no
plans for the two conventions to pursue
in effecting a consolidation. That has
ever been discussed in the remotest de
gree by the national committee or any
member of the committee so far as I
now. The question of coming together
devolves entirely upon the two conven
tions and not upon our committee."
News, Joliet, III.
Unsubsidized Editor.
The corruption of the commercial press
has not entirely deprived the people of
the blessings which a tree press bestows.
The annual meeting of the Natioual Re
form Press Association held Id Dallas,
Texas, on February 22, brings to light
the glorious news that there are in the
United States editors who have not been
subsidized; they have not the backing of
the combined wealth of two continents,
they have not the patronage of the
hunk wnrt Hai wwjtlent boards o
trade they are excluded from all partic
ipation in the patronage of the govern
mentjthey are ostracised by the cuckoo
and magpie politicians; in short, the en
tire power of the Rothschild organiza
tion is arrayed against them. But they
have more than all these. They have
manhood, they have courage, they have
patriotism. They love the American
people and are devoted to theircouutry
and when such men speak the power ol
the truths they utter sends terror to the
ranks of monopoly no matter how thor
oughly entrenched. The unsubsidized
independent press association is the salt
of American journalism, and from it will
spring in tne near luture a press more
powerful and influential than all the
mouey of two continents can buy. Sen
acor tstewart in silver Knight. ,
Eight Thousand Millions of Ameri
can Property Pays Interest
to Foreigners.
All the Armies of the World Could
Not Harm Us ao Much.
Sixty per cent of the stocks and bonds
of. the vast Pennsylvania railroad system
is said to be owned in Europe.
Nearly all the Illinois Central railroad,
extending from Chicago to New Orleans,
with great city properties and branches
and laterals, is owned in Holland. j
Great ownership in the immense prop
erties of the New York Central Railroad
Co., and all its vast railroad connec
tions, is held in Europe.
A controlling interest in the Great
Northern railroad, running from Lake
Superior to the Pacific Ocean, is owned
in England.
A controlling interest in the Northern
Pacific railroad, lying south of, and as
extensive as the last named railroad, is
owned in Germany.
Large, if not controlling, interests in
every other important railroad in the
United. States, are owned by European
The immense Carnegie iron works at
Homestead, Pa'are owned principally
in Scotland.
The controlling interest in the famous
Pillsbury flouring mills at Minneapolis,
the largest in the world, is owned in
The great iron mills of the Lake Su
perior region,, said to produce 10,000,
000 tons of iron ore a year, are largely
neia Dy nngiisa investors.
A controlling interest in the Grant
smelters in Denver and Omaha, the larg
est in the world, is owned by English
Foreigners own immense interests in
the breweries of the country, largely if
not controllingly.
1 he largest bankers of New York are
foreigners, or representatives of foreign
banking houses. These are the great
gold shippers.
A large percentage of our fire and ma
rine insurance is in foreign insurance
i lve-sixths of all our freightage of our
foreign commerce is carried in foreign
Foreigners own millions of acres of our
farming lands.
They own many millions of dollars in
value of our city properties.
1 heir mortgage loans overspread the
face.of the country.
foreign capitalists own hundreds o
millions of United States bonds, and
state bonds; and they own untold mill
ions of city bonds, and other municipal
obligations in the United States, and
vast amounts of other properties not
here specially stated.
So great has become the aggregate of
all these ownerships in United States
properties, by foreigners living in foreign
countries, that the aggregate cannot be
less than S or S8.000.-
000,000. with an average of earnings of
not less than five per cent per annum.
Uesides, there are great numbers of
wealthy people who are annual tourists
to foreign countries; tourists who live
expensively, and invest large sums of
American money in European luxuries
and costly productions. The sums so
expended have been estimated at $100.-
000,000 yearly. This is probably ex
cessive, but the amounts are known to
be very great.
1 be aggregate of all these European
dues on investments in this country, and
expenditures by our tourist classes, may
with tairness and moderation be placed
at 1100,000,000 each year. This is
Europe's annual money demand upon
the United State, to be responded to. in
gold, or gold values, in new railroads or
other investments, or trade balances.
All the nations of the earth in armed
conflict against us could not financially
and industriously harm us as much as,
by unwise legislation, we have harmed
ourselves. Let, then, Americans protect
American rights, and all equitable Amer
ican interests, against the world. Thus
will freedom preserve her glorious inher-
tance and the highest results of civiliza
tion will be continued to future genera
tions in America. Anson Walcott in
National Bimetallism
Keep Cool.
Keep your heads cool. Be true to
principle; but determined that all men
who hate plutocracy shall vote together
at the ballot box; and that the monstrous
despoilers and bloodsuckers of humanity
shall be dragged away from their bleed
ing prey.
What is the use of pickinir flaws in
each other while the common enemy is
picking your pockets?
United we win divided we fall. The
Who Evolves his Socalled Policy in
the Dizzy Maze of a Duck Shoot,
As he Goes
Floating to Buzzards
what the Massachusetts People's Party
Have to Say.
The action of the Massachusetts state
convention of the peoples party Satur
day merits a few words relative to the
"irrepressible" conflict and impeudiug
The Cincinnati conference of 1891 was
the greatest political uprising of the com
mon people in this country. All Bhades
of reform were there. It adopted what
was substantially the Ocala platform;
and as every reformer knows what that
is, it is not necessary to outline it. A
national committee, representing this
Cincinnati conference, was instructed to
attend the national labor conference,
which had previously been called to meet
at St. Louis, February 22, 1892, and if
the St. Louis conference did not call a
national nominating convention the Cin
cinnati committee was to do so. At St
Louis the farmers' alliance, which, by its
representation according to its roll of
membership, was a practical majority
in that conference, demanded the sub-
treasury and the $50 per capita and
government CONTROL of railroads,
which was the Uincinnati-Ocala plank.
The Knights of Labor and others de-
demanded government OWNERSHIP
and a more radical land plank, but did
not favor the sub-treasury. The compro
miseand the history of all great move-
meats is a temporary compromise Until
theend desired can be obtained was that
each accepted the extremes of the other,
and that made the St. Louis platform
which Was adopted at Omaha with
out change, because it was the po
litical demand of the farmers' alliance
and others in the conference. This is the
history of theOmaha platform, and has a
bearing at this time because the farmers'
alliance, which was and is a controlling
factor in the people's party organization
in a number of strong states, has, at its
February (1HUO) national session
dropped the sub-treasury plank, the f i0
per capita, and placed itself upon the
Ci-rnnati-Ocala planks of government
C TROL of railroads and against alien
ownership of land. It is significant, be
cause the great force that made the plat
form for Omaha, as representing its po
litical demands, now changes and re
writes them. Will the people's party
continue to voice the political demands
of this great organization? We have
come to the point where, instead of look
ing backward to the Omaha platform, we
must look forward to St. Louis in
July. It is a waste of space to discuss
what Mr. Taubeneck is saying or is ac
cused of saying, or to Bet up the man of
straw that the silver men are to swallow
the people's party, or to be swallowed by
it, or to be at cross-purposes over that
indefinite syllable "isms" which nobody
has defined. The real issue of the hour
presents itself in this recent action of
this great national body of the farmers'
alliance, and can be concentrated in this
question "Will the people's party accept
what is substantially the Ocaia-Cincin-nati
platform as a common ground of
union of all forces for 1896? No princi
ple is sacrificed. Death to monopoly is
our war cry, and government ownership
can be attained more speedily with gov
ernment control in the platform, because
it ensures the victory to the friends of
that measure.
The "man of the hour," with his pitch
fork at Washington, has both feet on the
Ocala platform, and he represents many
in the old parties, and ic made the very
substantial ground from which he pitch
forked the Wall street tools that control
both the old parties, and the democratic
renegades, the "Judas from; Kentucky,"
and the "besotted tyrant" who evolves
his so-called American policy in the dizzy
maze of a duck shoot or in a banker's
yacht floating in a champagne breeze to
Buzzards Bay. 1 he writer has attended
every conference and convention, and all
the meetings of the national committee
down to and including the recent Wash
ington conference. Although but an edi
tor of the reform paper in the dismal
swamp of Massachusetts, we appeal to
brother editors in the common cause to
so shape the discussions as to take them
out of personalities regarding men or
movements. No one at St. Louis in July
would be heard in a request for a platform
with but a single plank. There will be
planks on finance' transportation, land,
Munroe doctrine, American national poli
cy, the supreme court, graduated income
tax, etc., but the real contest will come
on sti answer to this "Will you take the
shibboleth of the people's party 'govern
ment Ownership, which some coming
op t of the old parties cannot pronounce,
er ill- you modify it to "government
COKToL," which the whole army can
proclaim in one glad voice, and tbusunited
march to Victory? This is the question
why Ugnoteit? The cause of humanity is
invoiced i,it the decision. Which side are
you o i? Brockton, (Mass.) Diamond.
i ' J Brightest and best
TmNR'0 iaska Indkdependent is one
of the brightest weekly papers published
in the Uriite.l States and is deserving of
a large circulation.
Failues Continue to looms in the
United States and Canada.
Gold Bonds Afford No Belief.
The report covering the failure for one
week will be found below:
B. 0. Dun & Co., in their weekly review
of trade say:
Failures for the week have been 285 in
the United States against 234 last year,
and 68 in Canada against 58 last year.
This showing makes an increase of 51
more failures for last week than for the
same week last year in this country and
10 more in Canada. When, ob, when,
will that boom in business commence
that Senator Thurston predicted would
go rolling over this country as a result
of the 1100,000,000 bond sale. This
prediction is the worst one of the four
bad breaks he has made since he took
his seat in the senate. A man living west
of the Mississippi river would not make
any such a prediction who had any re
gard for the truth.
I presume Mr. Thurston thinks that
his bill to pension the ex-slaves would
boom the business of the country. It
will take something more than $100,
000,000 bond sales or a bill to pension
all the ex-slaves to bring back prosperity
to our country. There will have to be a
large increase in the money volume be
fore there can be any prosperity west of
the Mississippi river. The State Journal
would have criticized and ridiculed Sena
tor Allen for days if he had introduced a
bill to pension all thecolored people that
hand been slaves. The Journal will never
mention Thurston in connection with
that pension bill.
The Boodllng State Journal.
The Independent has been calling the
State Jonrnal company boodlers and the
paper a boodling sheet. We do not like
to apply such terms to individuals or
corporations without proving beyond a
doubt that such person or corporation
has been connected with sohemers to put
dishonest men in office, or to defraud the
public by conspiring to rob them of their
public money. We do not have to go far
to prove that the State Journal com
pany is guilty and for years has been
charging exorbitant bills to the city,
county and state for supplies and using
all their influence to elect men to office
that would help on their steals. One of
the most bare-faced conspiracies that
was ever attempted on the state treasury
was attempted in 1893, by the State
Journal company. The object of the
conspiracy was to rob the state of about
$16,000. Iu order to show that we have
evidence enough to back up our state
ment, we. print below the comparative
charges for 1891 when the state printing
was done at a reasonable price, and the
prices that the State Journal bid in 1893
and was accepted by the board. The
comparisons are as follows:
1881 isos
l,f00 assessment books... ....... ... IKK) 14.8(H)
225 tax books 258 2,880
400,000 schedule ot assessments 424 1,000
80,000 treasurer's tax receipts 88 614
2ft0 school laud receipt books 50 600
300 teachers' second grade certlS-
cates, SO 1,600
150 teachers' third (trade certificates, IS 760
10,000 copies school laws 376 937
6,000 courses ol study 2 228
8,000 Institute manuals 603 1,308
1,000 educational directories 37 126
600 Institute directories 16 68
Blanks lor superintendent 1,308 5,708
Blanks (or land commissioner....... 170 720
94,328 $21,117
The board that accepted this bill was
composed of the following state officers:
secretary of state, auditor and treasurer.
After the contract had been practically
awarded to the State Journal company,
the typographical union of Lincoln, No.
209 got onto the facts in the case and the
matter was so thoroughly exposed that
the board was forced to advertise for
new bids. Every line in the bid showed
conclusively that there was collusion be
tween the State Journal company and
the board.
Cut this list out and show it to your
neighbors. The people have been, and
are yet being robbed by the republican
gang of politicians. During the last
twenty years the state house ring and
penitentiary boodlers have robbed the
people of this state of more than f 1,000,-
000 in connection with the penitentiary
alone. Does the State Journal ever ex
pose any of the steals that are being per
petrated by any of the republican gang?
Allen Can be Elected.
The assertion at the head of this ar
ticle doubtless strikes as a startling an
nouncement, yet after careful thought
we believe it is as true as gospel. Sena
tor Allen today stands as the leading
man in American politics. His tenacity,
his clear, bright, able mind and his hon
esty of purpose has commanded for him,
his party and his state the respect and
admiration of the world. The populist
party of the United States, comprising
nearly two million votes will support him
to a man. The so called free silver party
money reform democrats and republi
cans will be found in line for him, the
old soldier boys, of whom be is one and
for whom he has made such a gallant
fight, will give him their work and their
votes, and the laboring element that
portion of it that canaot be purchased
with whiskey and boodle will vote for
him, Allen is the Lincoln of this new
emancipation crusade. He has the abil
ity and integrity to lift the people from
the mire and deliver them from the hands
of our British oppressors. The New Era
Delinquent subscribers must pay up, s
least in part.
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