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THE ALLIANCE - INDEPENDENT.
Bowdjism Rampant in Georgia General
Weaver and Party Shamefully
Mis Weaver Struck With a I?ottf n Egg
Mr Weaver and Mrs. Lease Re
fuse to Sp-ak in Atlanta.
An Address to the Nation.
Fair-minded patriot'c mn in all
parts of the country are fllled with in
dignation at the treatment accorded to
Gen Weaver by the old party element
in Georgia. After vainly endeavoring
to fill his appoint men U ii that state,
General Weaver on the evening of
September 23, is tied the following ad
dress to the people f he nation:
Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 23.
To Mr. R. D. Irwin, Chairman State
Committee People's party, Atlanta.
Dear Sir At the urgent request of
y ur committee I entered this state on
on the 20ta inst. for the purpose of ad
dressing the people of Georgia upon tha
political situation and the issues in
volved in the present nationai cam
paign. The places named for said meetings
were: Wnycross, Albany, Columbus,
Macon, Atlanta, Madison, Augusta and
Elberton. I find the sp'rit of organ
ized rowdyism at some of the points
visited within the state so great as to
render it inadvisable for me to attempt
to fill the engagements at the points
not already reported,
Personal indignity was threatened at
Wavcross, but was suppressed by the
attendance of a large number of our
friends and the careful management of
Mr. Reed, the local chairmin.
At Albany we met a howling mob,
which refused to accoid us a respectable
and uninterrupted hearing. Our meet
ing at Columbus was a grand success,
thanks to the superior management of
Mr. C. J. Thornton. About 3,000 peo
ple attended the meeting and gave us
respecuui ana eninusisue attention.
MRS. WEAVER STRUCK.
At Macon, the conduct of the mob
which greeted our advent into that city
was simply disgraceful beyond description.
Rotten effffs were thrown prior to
the introduction of the speaker, one of
winch struck Mrs. weaver on tne neaa
Eggs were thrown repeate tly during
the continuance of the meeting, the
crowds continuing to howl until past
MOB AT ATLANTA.
At Atlanta a similar crowd of row
dies gathered at the point of meeting,
bent on tumult and disorder.
Learning ef this Mrs Lease and my
self refused to appear, either in the
forenoen or in the evening. I am con
vinced that sinjilar treatment awaits
us at the points not visited.
I decline te meet such appointments.
The members of our party, although
apparently in the majority in the state,
are unable to secure for us a peaceful
and respectful hearing.
ROWDIES INCITED BY POLITICIANS.
I wish to call special attention to the
fact that the disorder is almost exclu
sively confined to young rowdies who
infest, the towns and who are incited to
violence by persons who keep ia the
background. The country people are
uniformly respectiui. it is specially
worthy of note that the disrespect does
rot proceed from these people, lne
police forco at these disorderly points
named made no efforts at resistance.
I think it is but fair to say that many
people, who are not in sympathy with
the people's party, openly denounce
these outrages, but tney are powerless
to assert themselves.
J. B. WEAVER.
On the eveniner of the 23rd a crowd
of several thousand, consisting
largely of the rowdy ele
ment, assembled at the capitol
Jn Atlanta to hear General Weaver.
waeviflea! serious, .distur
bances would occur and General Wea
ver refused to appear. During the day
Tom Watson had endeavored to speak,
but had been howled down. Democra
tic jolitieians took possession of th
nr eting, a' d democratic speeches were
made, one by Governor Northern who
is a candidatH for re-election.
It is evident that all th disgraceful
proceedings resulted from an organized
schema on the part of the democratic
politicians. What, the immediate
effect will be cannot be foreseen, but in
the end it must react with terrible
force against the promoters of such
The Power of Truth.
' Know je tho truth and the truth
shill make you free." These words of
scripture are as well applied to politics
as to religion.
But how can we distinguish the
truth from a lie? No true Christian
man should do the bidding of a l'ar rr
set of liars. But some people explain
this away by saying political lies arc
not sinful. To thos.-1 wish to say that
a political he is the foulest lie that
Satan could invent. Because it ii in
tended to deceive tho masses.. Then
in order to be free wo must know tho
tru'h and seek th's grea'est of all
The church going man that prays a
long prayer on Sunday and votes for
millions next November docs not know
tho 1 ruth or else the truth is not in
him. It becomes tho duty of every
good citizen to seek the truth in poli
tics a in everything else. Tho old
parties have run this government on
lies, deceit and broken promises. Now
the honest citizens have lost all confi
dence in them because of their lack of
truth. Tho new party has started out
with truth as its basis and we are keep
ing right on in the middle of tho road
cleaving right and left, preaching
truth and exposing lie?. And after
next November o d plutocracy can
never fly again; we shall have all the
feathers plucked from its wings, noth
ing but the quills shall remain; little
Benny and big G over, etc. Jbecause
we know tho truth it shall mako us
free. M. Ban A HAN
J. Sterling Morton is campaigning
for Crounso. Ho knows ho s'ands ju6t
about as much show in tho race as a
ball of wax has in the lower regions,
but he thinks he can help down Van
Wyck and keep monopoly on the neck
or the people for another two years
His speeches, if nothing else, prove
this. It has been understood from the
start between the Siamese twins of
monopoly that Morton's nomination is
for no other purpose than that for
which a billy goat is kept around a barn
yard merely to kick up a stink. Uma
non. Chas. McKenzio of Dunlap, Ia ,
is tho people's candidate for attorney
general. He is one of tho finest lawyers
in the state, is a graduate of the
"Keeley cure," and is making a won
derful campaign for the people' party.
Hon. Daniel Campbell who was nomi
nated not long ago by the people's party
and the democrats for congress in the
11th district has written a letter to Hon
A. J. Westfall chairman of the people's
committee declaring his endorsement
of the Omaha platform. Some of the
democrats don't like this very well, but
they will nearly all support him.
Gen. Weaver and Mrs. Lease have
canceled their dates in Iowa. Tney
evidently think it is not worth while
trying to wrest tho state from the old
Gov. Boies is making a great cam
paign and meeting with a great recep
tion everywhere. He is talking tariff,
and has nothing to siy on silver.
OF AN IMMENSE STOCK OP
T 1 1 1 nffnn tni tYta nnf 1 fi lava ?n nnr mnt discount on all WORSTED DRESS
GOODS, ranging in price from 12c, to $1.00 per yard. Our goods aro marked
in plain figures and as hw as tho lowest. In addition to our already very low
prices, will give you 20 per cent off, which reduces $1.00 goods to 80c, T5c.
goods to 00c., 50c. to 40c., etc. Remember the above special silo will only last
lor 10 days, uur stocic is also complete in tne lonowiu uupai iiutuw.
Jeans and Cotton
Hats and Caps,
Best Grade Live Geese Feathers,
Large Stock of Groceries,
Wo mako a specialty of handling tho best makes of
BOOTS AND SHOES.
Our prices aro aUow as can bo bought anvwhero for first-class goods. Try
a pair of our school shoes and be convinced. There aro none bettor. Come and
inspect. If you find wo do not tell the truth, then do not buy.
FRED SCHMIDT, 921 0 St., opp. P. 0:
ir nnno the ohly alliance store
.11 DLiUU.. IN THE WEST.
Great Reduction of Prices for this Week.
McKeighan at Superior.
Congressman McKeighan spoke at
Superior September 22nd, both after-
The largest linen stock in the west.
Get our prices on napkins and table da
mask, they are tho lowest evt-ry time.
We don't alrow any house to undersell
us no natter what the cost. We buy di
rect from the makes and aro in position
to back up our statements.
Ladies Jersey Ribbed
In this department we are overloaded
on accouus of bad weather. We will
to-morrow commence a great clearing
sale in this department.
Ladifs' 15c vests, reduced to 8c
Ladies' 20.J vests, reduced to 10c
Ladies' 25c vests, reduced to 15c
Ladies' 40c ve3t3, reduced to lc
Ladles' 50c vcst3, reduced to 25c
Special sale of L'idies'
Special Sale of Ladies9
and Children's Hosiery
1 lot of children's fast black cotton
hose, dei by ribbei, only 15c pair worth
Children's fine imported hose, only 25c
pair, worth 40c.
Ladies' fast black cotton hose.
Richelieu ribbed, onlyl2Jc pair worth
Muslins and Sheetings
Muslins are down. See our bleached
muslin at 8Jc and 5c yard.
fit ujij wu unci aspt'uiui uargam eijum
if not better than Lonsdab or
Langdon G. B , 12 yards for $1.00.
Finetf6inch wide cambric, 12 yards
Pillow case muslin a d sheetings in all
the different widths and grades at prices
lower thap they hav? been.
Red, whito and blue bunting for decora
ting, 5c yard.
All size in fliers, from 5c a dozen up.
Wash Dress Goods.
New striped bedford cords, 12jc.
Pialn bed ford cord in plain colors,
leautiful sUado of cream, etc., 15c
Fincy printed bedford cords, 25c
S itia striped sateen, 35c yard.
laia ecru crinkled seersucker, 10c
Fancy printed crinkled seersucker
Side band armadale zephyrs, 40 .denes
wide, in plain colors, 15c yard. ,
ohictong pongee, in remnants from
2 to 1 3 yard, only 10c yard, in dure.
Special s:tle on Scotch zepbyr ging
ham 32 incnes wide. We have too many
of th ra and have reduced the price to
12 j yard. The best bargain offered
ihU season on fine gingham 12 c
yard, . i
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