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JULY l& 189
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TbJS AlilANCX PUBLISHING Co.
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B.B. Ta-oawros, Free. H. S. Bowers, y. Pre.
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AS EARS EST APPEAL
To dl trut Independent Xibratka,
I address myself to none bat the faith
ful, and am glad to belie there are but
ww of anjr other kind among na. My
policy has been with reference to that
few to let them severely alone. The
feet of justice and truth may be slow,
but they tread straight and narrow
paths, and sooner or later will overtake
the swifter feet of him "that loveth and
maketh a mischievous H.
We are nearing the third anniversary
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oi our Dirtn as a party organization.
Our grwth has been as marveAous as
bolder. All tho no w con nected wi
the paper hare shown their good fai
and loyalty by agreeing to step out
t reorganized cowpany bball dema
It. I have no Interest la this paper
cept the interest which evert truer
dependent should have. I do not n
a dollar's worth of stock, aad neve did.
But I realize that if the paper spod
go to the wall, our cause wouw to
certain extent, go to tb wall with it.
Now I think, I ave said enough,
and perhaps more than enough
but it 1 have attribute it to mv zeal
and interest in the cause the paper re
presents. Now let this money be raised
WIIKLY Circulation far art
02 Wawka, Ending March 30,
ne sabeoriptkm tfrlc at the AwjAsas Is
ssrawoawt to SI 00 per year, invariably in ad
aaoe. Paper will be promptly dUcontlniuxl
a expiration of time paid for aalees wt re
set? orers to eoaUaue.
Aoaare In soliciting subscriptions should be
Vary e artful that all aams ere correctly
fWled aad proper poitofflce given. Blanks
fat retorst subscriptions, return envelopes,
ale,, eaa be had on application to this efflee.
aiwatb sign yeur name, no matter how
our birth. Conceived in luisitv. born at once and sent In and don't wait to be
mid the pangs ani Vhroes of oppressed called upon by some one personally for
&1ed on the milk of industrial costs money to travel. The stock can
emancipation, we have grown in less be taken in shares or half-shares or
than three years to national Importance; en fourth shares by one or more indi-
and to us more than to all other party "duals. Several have contributed as
organizations are turned the eyes of D,ah one hundred dollars apiece.
oppressed labor throughout the world, ivemember It Is not a donation but stock
Three years ago when I threw off the I w be issued and there is no reason
shackles of old party affiliation ard why that stock should not be a good
joined this great movement, I said that Pvng Investment in a short time
in my judgment it was the last hope of Blanks for subscriptions to the stock
mankind in this country to redeem it- w111 a found elsewhere in this issue,
elf from industrial bondage, except Put down what you feel able to invest
that of revolution itself. I believe so and see your neighbor, tht-o cut out the
yet, and Gxl grant that it may not fail blank and send in at once to
and leave to us but the final choice.
But we will not, we must sot, we can
not fall if we are true to our cause, our
children, and ourselves.
In view of these facts, are there not j
great responsibilities resting upon us?
Has not every man and every woman
- J. V. Wolfe,
Box 335, Lincoln, Nebr.
TOE 29TD OF JULY.
The Birth Day of the People's Party to be
Celebrated by the Independents
TO BALLY FOB FBEE SILVEE-
The Stats Central Committee Recom
mends the Holding of Meetings in
all Parts of the State.
Let ns Have a Revival.
The 29th of July, being the third an
niversary of the birth of the People's
A PIECE OF TILL AISY.
For some time past Holden and Bur
r iws have been making cowardly in-
uuations against my private charac--t.
Inasmuch as these things may
r.4vecorae to the njtiee of a few re-
s ectable people. I thitk it entirely
I roper that I should notice the matter,
I I rei;rd ft tbe&e insinuations and
lh.ii,ooft. I wilt say that they are as
flse and villain' us an the hearts of the
tm u who made hin.
I'jiry contain wot a particle of truth
i or a snacow of fouadation in fact.
Harrows and Holden are actuated only
l y the basest motives: a desire to re
enge themselves on me for exposing
their treachery and corruption, and the
I ope of frightening me into future
In Burrows last issue, I find the
n i unpin nn rn
ft A Mm W
M It k
toil import of the So-called Investiga
tioa bj th Excutive Committee
of the State Alliance.
OVEB-CHABGES OP H EARLY $4,00
Made by Burrows and Thompson
Thompson no Longer Secretary
Ad Attempt t Whitewashing.
The Case Laid Before the People,
While striving with all my might
At the State Alliance Executive
party in Nebras ia. we have thought it (:mmUtee meeting held in Lincoln during the past six months to expose
V I t, la maa1 m Intlil m l Ink kail Vvk n M I iL. 3 9 1 a
emlnenUy proper for the independents tJn Tv' aVenS mn in this citTto tP ?' r!P"b lCn
lev. N. H. Blackmer, and by hm sent .... . , wiua
' some other parties, was found to be " wouId 60011 become my duty to ex
n the hands of the chairman of tte pose similar crookedness in connection
ommittee. This letter cnarir'd Thorn- with the manarnmnt nt nnr att aiit.
ru" ance. iiut as an honest mtLn. rn.nA
Oaavoaor AODaaas. Sabscrlbers wtshlax
iv fmancs tasir poatomce aaareae mast always
nn weir ion
ireas when cb
tajraMe to TUK ALLIANUK PUB. 00. ,
0 haam t
Ive their former as well aa their premat ad-
ibanaawlll be nrouiDtur made.
I letters and make all remittances
THE DIVIDIIO OP THE WAYS-
Am rica hat reached a crisis. For
rn raur nama. No mLtr hnw I - - ' . . lu Wiin Lime in nr nuurv iiruiA
von write as do not neglect this imnorv- amoas us sacrea a u ties to aerlorm? To , 3. , ...
aat matter. Bverv week we receive letten ....... . . .. . -u vt wiui u caiia w aw WltD
wit Incomplete addremes or without signs- 01 MM uuues lei me Oirect your the financial Question. Of th
it la anmaaU ma illfflotilf. ts 1waa l,dAKAiAU - a.. I " s"v
w w" wwww tv svwwif I tLLHUIilllu HIT BS. ITl 1 1 m H Fl I, I f
' - , , previous sessions, one was called by
Our first duty is to examine ourselves President Van Huron t.hA nlrr
nil jy If ... I i a I .... '
" " " " uvuouuv buu elder Harrison. Rut n thar f
earnestly in the work, and eadeavorieg dealt with such momentous issues as
oy ... means w our power, to esuDiish the session called to meet next month.
we principles, ana to promote the cause Before them u wa8 merejy , ttfttter of
oepvueeu. were proiesswns the federal bank. Now the question
no longer oouot in anytmng, -joushow presented is that of a radical change
u.vvi uu niMivui fwur woth, ana and a rudlnl nnnWt An In
T 1 1 1 , ... . ' ..I wmv.wvh.w u HUQ
i wui snow you my iaiw ny my works," rency.
asapP loaoie in poutiosastn religion. Itdoe, no good n0frtocPltU.lM the
"ur "7 " lBUT V,; Zllgloa loe President, or questioa his motives,
the word means a imp y "to bind anew." Whftt U demded is that every Amer-
it ii i nHW LTiiN rw i t. n a ffAansi rr em i
. . 1 " m r" B"" v lean, wnn nnnnHpa tha rnonl
IB MB TYxxTW cM 9mm 1 tm ..1 Mff . A I M i-t i I 1 Tr"" w- w w V
. nM m3 U1 u cooanews to laoor. Men may say they Sherman law art and act nnWrW
Wromr whvdid th a nnmmittOA nnmn1 I a ea frtss 4 Vi I n V a a. U..d. a 1 il I 1 ' "
-ii ' " w ""f" I w Ivl VUM Wt AWft UUBIfa UUL. I1UL DV LHHlr I rflL. M L. A ilil - a I.
Mm trt i.ain i- L...v . . f. uo gu pewwanaau agitation
wurui. out bj tneir worKS, snail vcu 1 1.. t n ...
-.uun M.OIU. ncuuuut gamer grapes tr If th nnnnla a Annn,., U
C.W.Moshbb received a five years' of thorns aor figs of thistles in this Lld hi- tw ahn,,M nLai v,(.
entence. Theaentenoe was the lowest day any more than they did eighteen congressmen, and appealwith force
That. Slsll 1 1 f hA ivImmh vTVf, t I lk tltin Mm4 aeMMMM TD it I. 1 . I '
w"" 0 Konorai "u.to cr0 gu. uy mis rule 1 nnn na .n V.of t,
. I..J 41 ... .... I - ! HUM
"!"""' v nw uiiuu iree vuau ue I nuu ujr it biu willing ai I heard.
erervea. s times to be iudircd. T hva mAa nn
Study that table of overcharges on
printing. It li full of information,
Mb. Burrows' desire for an investi
gation cooled off very rapidly during
at anv tima to anvthlmr
aootner ooiumn is a BianK lor sub- but honesty of purpose, and I am will-
It Is not a matter of party. It is a
matter of patriotism. If silver is un-
conditionally stricken down, the price
jcriptlon to stock. Are there 200 men ing now and at all times, that every a3t 0f every American product will
In Nebraska whn wll fmennnri nm Ulm.. .h. i.u .li. , I . . .
wif".::: 'rr . " r r ; . 7 .r ru 1 . aown with "? tbesuver states win be
i c 'JZHi "T" :t:Ur .:e"e D IT ml . nr0Wn. UP.n can depopulated, and the west
pecially will suffer from the blow,
We are at the dividing of the ways.
J vuv nuv uina iu ui ivr Ml ID worm ID read. 11 DOS'
o t only htl i to save our paper, sibie I would be willing that mv antin
v ,i in u ... i .. .... a j l ait vue uiviuidk oi tne wavs.
b 1 will become a life subscriber to the being, soul and body, should be lighted Both roads may finally lead to free sll-
uV Wiu .MBa o, electricity, ana ver coinage. But one lies through a
....umwitiug loviteu w iook land of so munh m In Ami ...to, lUt
. . .. . . ... I ... . I luai
, wco sows ine wma will reap the "Pn me rtcora it wowa reveal. it is hard to nonmniat onnt t,,n,v,
whirlwind. Let the Dowers that be be. I When we are satisfied that we our- tw aii., v,j. L
ware. There is a day of Reckoning. I "elves are rights our next duty is to go should reach the promised heights be-
iu ue peopii or Amer- " w wbviuoo aou convert otners yood. If the country ever once i?oes
.v- v.uau. u trwnpwa OUt oy " uw wo La ao in various to the gold standard, it means the im
-Miwojewsanagoia ougsinexlstence. ways ounn no way more successfully poverlshment of the masses and
r.... IK,DU 1U im j ouuuui -aytog moniea oligarchy, it means a system
past and will assert itself in the future. tho who proclaim our doctrine, and of Industrial slavery equal to that of
CDlviuy vuuH9 wno spean to us weemy England or Germany. It means a stil
luauinfcerview m pen is maeea farther fall In prices, a still farther
we worio-iieraia, expresses the opin- migower man ine sword, aad we have losing of the homes of the people, and
Ion that there wlUbt along and pro- " army of good and true men and financial ruin and disaster to all but the
mouiwu ngn in congress oeiore the re- w"""n, wno are gaiiantiy ngntlng our favored few
- - 1 0 At. 1-11 m - I V., AAl 91 I
pmuui tneonerman law. ue does not "es, ana wno weexiy present our That the American people would long
- "r unwnumonai repeal - worm, i ne peo-, submit to live under such a system, we
-... .UQ -u.ro, ho ouye tnai i0ur - v j- ri" u neurnsna unue- j d.o not believe. But the money power
of the state to celebrate the occasion
by holding public meetings in the var
ious counties. There should be at
least one meeting In every county in
the state, and in some counties It may
be well to hold more than one.
At tnese meeting it will be appro
priate for the speakers to review the
history of our grand young party, and
Inn urllh i.hu itmtflABt Immnrnllts In
..lain I la .,otA .W. , BUU M
rlter did not ask the matter to be con- un.jta buu jubucs, i can not,
Idered confidential, as be was fully re- without stultifying myself, cover up in
xponslble for what be said and was pre- our own ranks what I condemn in the
parea to prove ftls statements." ranks of our nml.
The fact is that the letter referred to tr tha .to ,an ,4t. ...
ww vavvuvitv vVUiUilliKM UttU
A tA A V. I . n
recuua, iim cnieTSmeni8. we Wui written hv tt trfni.emn hut j V. , . .7 . .
upon ine statute Dooics man v lmnortant v. r r. 4i . v. v BUU wma
avoiaea. iut mat committee fell so
t. A. .1 I.. J . .
rule, and finally elected a grand man to mlttee , ' told that J B r . 7 7v I , Uiy' Da maaeuca me"
the United SUte. senate. f. -B. f thf. W-ho1 matte,V Jatlce to
' - - ... .- iitei. b hki h. i 14 r w m. n mm rHHi in mn I j I m.i . ...
Is an auspicious time for a eatherln of " r TZ " Z ' I, 7' w The publication of
oir forces for a new onset on the ranks 'fw a.a St.,;. 'Z """""miy secure me the con
of monopoly. The events of the past 7 7 ; ' . "uem nation or some alliance people; but
few months have iustided all the ore- took reat care 40 ftb8en' himself at to mv mind there l- nn mm.. ...i-
dictions made by independent speaker?, that time. life tb for ft to d hI fl
We have prophesied ca amity, and now Rnmn .m ..( .1.1 . . . " w uo m aaiJ re
calamity haf-come. In solte Tof all the IS"' concern nation. I would
"prosperity shriekers," we see the com- "7 " rTT ratner spend the rest of my days ia
ineree anu inausiry oi our country pros- "7 , B uo Poverty and obscurity, knowing that I
tratnd. Fal ur et hunks, hnalnat. Ichftrcfl. Thla fa annt.Vior a Thuu . . . V. a x
houaaa and ma;.. CUty. tnan " rise to
ZZt St' mlttee without my knowledge. I found
wwvw eaa wtaa muwmuwi AW VUtlaOUf
and widespread suffering is bound to
run . ...
ine toois ana slaves or the money
power are loudly demanding a further
(tnnt.rnot.1nn nf t.ho KiiFmiui. aa tha nnls
remedy for existing evils. Congress Tne fact 14 that the attempt to Injure
rifla VuaA.n rta'HaA f vwiav In A(.n ...1 I m opwvl noma (a aa irrnnt
to carry out the dictates of Wall and villainy n. ereP MMntAH h, . oue,I fewryTliompson. Thlsdls
Lombard streets. It is high time for Aat,n T j i.i, ' T satisfaction arose from two causes:
the people to rally and speak with no " ?BgB m.M.HlMt,, 0,i.u.
linnrt.Aln .n Th- nn1. BUrrOWS tO PUbliSft the identirtfl.1 Iftn. ... . ' muuwu
witn Jay Burrows and attempting to
intelligence tdat wui make their voice a coward snd a liar, let him prove it by T 7 "T" Fttper 01 our oraer'
heard in Washington. L,.. .l.. v.. . ' Second. A general susDicion i
8. Edwin Thornton.
this out after the committee had ad
journed. Then I secured a view of theso
mysterious affidavits. They substantiate
wealth and fame by being a coward and
a traitor to my own sense of right and
CALL TOR INVESTIGATION,
During the past six months there has
been a deep and growing dissatisfaction
among the alliance people over the con-
On the 29th dav of Julv let the Den-
pie of every county meet and pass reso
lutions aemanainc tnat tne Hherman
taw be not repealed unless absolute
free coinage of silver at the ratio of
18 to 1 be substituted in its Dlace. All
fiends of silver, regardless of party.
senators and four teen congressmen will serving our support are so few that I
Attend the populist conference, neea not stop to name them. They
have probably already been given too
IT may be possible that the action of mucl1 notice. They may be known by
the British offlolals in striking down inelr oltter attacks upon the chosen
liver in India may have an effect candidates and the trusted members of
exactly opposite from that which was 0Mr movement. They seek to tear
intended. The English bankers may down, rather than to build up our cause
have overreached themselves. This Tne U88 tnelr columns to quote from.
ountrydld not achieve her lndepen- and tne,r slander are quoted by, our
denoe-of Enriandin two wars to sur- wrst enemies the papers of the old
render It now without a struggle. parties. What support they receive is
largely from those who would wreck
The financial outlook of this country our cau8e 1 know tna some good and
waa never darker than now. The policy
of money contraction hag gone steadily
forward bringing in Its wake bank
ruptcy and ruin. We are approaching
the crowning act in an infamous con
piracy, The next stop to be taken by
tne money power Is to place Mm coantry
oa a gold baals. This means still
further rula. It means that the gold
bugs will become the financial despots
of the coantry; and that our people
will virtually become their slaves, The
question is, will the American people
permit this thing to ootue to pass.
It bow transpires that according to
ihwUhol the president, Sprtnger
U to be Muioved from the ckalrtoaoihlp
of ways aad means committee, b
aM be ia too radtoat for tariff Moo-
woo. HulmaaWto be removed from
the oaalrmaashlp of the cemmllk on
approprta'4oas bevau at Is too eoo
ornSoAl, iilaad U to ia rtaw4 from
the chalrmaathlp of the e4aa mm
alttae) Uoum ktUi fa tUver aaa,
It U tae first tima la th klstorv of the
Cvraiaat that the prwldealatwapv
kisoopal to dUUi4 the orgaaUa-
5o of aoagraaa. Hat Graver Is uetsg
Mm iwUio patmag cUh fur what it ts
wwth aal la briaglag raoaloUraat
4atorati (NMfrwesai lata Uh,
Thank 0j, aowever. th thlm prtrva
ft th eaat raeh th pwfh ami tht a
th UMii eplaloa Is btBo!og U mi
true men among us believe otherwise.
and give them support. I also know
that sooner or later they will be unde
ceived. I know also that my oppor-
tunltes for knowing some of these men
have been greater than have been
offered most others, and therefore am I
charitable. I would do bo one aa in
I.. .41.. A 1 . . .
justice, out wouia win an u tne cause
I need not speak oi the county press
and the service it U doing. We owe U
a hearty and loyal support.
Wt must however have and maintain
a state paper, and ia Tat Attunes-
uoti'MDMT we have oca that Is
worthy f our support. I do not say It
has uade no mistake, but I do say that
it has always baea loyal to our candi
date and to our can.
All tha reader of Tut AtLUNC-
iNDirKNPKXT wer laformad of Its
taaaoial ooadttloa two weeks aco,
Tb rough bant times aad th slrlatavr
w iaa njoaey msrusi, it is la grat
Janger of gotag to the a-alU lufrUatls
aald rally to lt support aad rally
ukkly. ltd affairs have bee iaft
ffau4 by a oommUte, aal a plan hr lis
rwargaaUattot propM4, This plan li
mootlag lta great eneuuragemeak It
is simply to rate liW la rah., to pay
off la ladehleaasws aa4 to Usue sti
it sharat of IS) aoh, ftl.y paU up aad
aeaaaesMsbl, Tha edl Wlal aad bu
ae 1,14.1 ley of tha pspef will be taUraly
would then be In a more impregnable
position than ever before. And to
dislodge it would require a revolution
There is but one way to prevent such
a calamity, it is for the friends of
silver to force the passage of a free
silver bill at the coming session of
senator Allen has requested us to
state that on account of the early
assembling of congress he will not be
able to fill any more appointments in
the state at present. All Intervening
time will be spent by him In preparing
to do bis share in the coming fight.
And The Allance-Independcnt
sends him a (iod-speed in his work and
only regrets that the United States
senate does not contain more such men
fc.vr.RY alliance man in Nebraska
should read our report of the alliance
investigation. It Is very long and It
may bs somewhat tedious, but It Is solid
facts from beginning V end.
Word come from David City that
tha Impeachment commltte will move
for a rehearing of the case against
Allen, Hastings and Humphrey. It Is
not thought that tha rcurt will grant It
ader the avtirol ot U new te?k jwmutMT
!:x-8snato Urn. F, :eiBD. of
srmott, declared recently that silver
should bo remoaeUied and that th act
of l?3 was a mUtakt, though ha voted
for it, list Is aaothor righteous olo
la Sukta Sentiment teem (a bo
ail.,..j ILJIJII. (JJIU.MIII
Tub Auuxcb Iipbi-tusxr ealU
eplal atttlUt It two artloUe la thU
week's Usm Th firetU oa rdral
Ownership of telegraphs aad Wlpho
al it taken In-ot th Arvaa, Tht
other U ot th silver qMti from tn
a of Veaalor J. M iHtraer.
ii i J...I .unmimiwiiiii.t
UuWr1bto TBI AUUNCl (MDI
When a man votes for what be don't
want just to be with his part-e-e, he
fill Orll f. in Vi a V. Yli. .aA a it a r mA 4e.
enouia turn out ana lane part in tnese him from wiltimr
n ... i i i ...
lucowugB, wuuiy auuiouai cuiumittees
mo uiueu vo arranireior mesemeetinsrs . i.i o,...' n
at once, and report their action to this Solt and in flooks the free silver r i T?ii vi: , V , l' Y' WU1 meet a
committee. The securing of speakers Congressmen are falling into line
wiu do Jen entirely to the local com- with Cleveland's antUilvar noll,.
general suspicion that-
Thompson had sacrificed thebest in
terests of the order for personal ad
vantage to himself.
On May 20thf I received the follow
ing letter which will explain itself;
o r, WabasH, Neb., May 19, 1893.
S. Edwin Thornton, Lincoln, Neb.
iBAK oik;! ne executive committee
; - , .... ' w, ntu meet at
the Llndell hotel T.fnnnin nn t.,j
J une 6th, at 2 o'clock p. m. At this
mlttees. Let there be a grand revival
of enthusiasm along the whole line.
G W, Blake, Chairman,
C. II PiBTtE, Sec'y.
Give 'em a "chance," boys.
Under the above head the United
States Investor, one of the leading real
Wheat has gone down to 63 cents in
Chicago, the lowest, probably, it ever
has been. Money has not gone down,
neither has bonds and notes.
Aetata nana. t aqi a .vJ thk piuies see anytflmg else in you may oreDare aunh en.ifl
western railroads for their proponed re- T u 7 "d pfooer' SW' V ma de
taliatlnn lna. tha mav,mL ,J haven't got they ought to ask for it. fe" lay before tne committee.
meeting a thorough invtstiaatian of t.h
management of the affairs of the office
of the secretary will be made. All
chargej against Bro. Thompson will receive
attention. There are also serious charges
against Bro. Burrows that also demand
attention and investigation as tbey .have
bad a tendency to hurt in no small de-
a ico ttiunnce interests. I therefore
notify you of the meetlog in order that
law. After commenting nn th- t.bi Cl"land is their huckleberry.
off of trains in the Aurora district, the
article goes on to discuss the law gen
erally. It says:
A flash of silence among Demo
cratic papers always precedes a batch
As a matter of principle it mav not of dTUtry among the bosses. Keep
be right for legislatures to control or your eye on th bosses now, "there'a
coerce the management of any railroad a hen on."
corporation, but it matters not in'this
instaBce, so far as concerns a policy of
retaliation. The railroads for vears
have, iu the estimation of the people of
Si A A 1 . a . .
me west, taaen aa vantage or tne pro
ducers shippers and passengers in
Nebraska. Becoming desperate at
wnat they considered the continued
oppression, in the legislature of I892-'93
the populluta and democrats joined
nana ana passea a very much modified
maximum freight rate bill, and Gov
ernor Crouase, a conservative business
man and a republican, anproved the
bill, and it is now a law. If the Drovl-
tisn of this act are unjust and Inequit
able In their effect upon the earnings of
rauroaa companies, the attorneys of
tne rnails can easily seek redress In the
courts, and will be very likely to obtain
renei. sue a a course win be mexpen
etve and ought to satUfy bath sldos
western railroads make a previous
mistake In thus bitterly antagonizing
the people at every turn. It is this
pugnacious coarse which railroad man
arvsm ouraue uiai nit iiieiortMl the u.
friendly feeling now existing in those
Touching lightly upon these thlaa-s
and passing on, It can be said that it
the pruning kntft Is applied to western
roads, and Ihey ar relieved of th
burden, Of support! of and trananortlD
dead-bsada. lawytra, wsrd-aeotert, cor
rupt pulitloiau. lobbyist, and th
couatie army or amp followers and
otoer nartaoitt, ta huin of carry
ing rrelfht and Me&ri wilt be rv
oluUonu4, Hy such a rr adjust ment
th farmer will b oalWd upon to pay a
rcaeottaal rato for his aervio read.
red to him alone, laetaMwl of hi being
eft ?! enow h mor ta makt uo tr
T 1 . . f . , . ,
ivw..viu i mm wuuiu ave re- i " uou oeen on tne
I 3 . . . . . ,. . ... MmmfHi. ...1 . t . . j --m.
muflRU nrii m y.fi T.nn l n I...... a .Ka wuiuiilwd uurinir T na na, h -, "
: w .a uui- I O luuu VUVDrfiQ
log men there never would have been m? charges, and for the further rea-
any labor organization. What we 80n tnat tw0 members of the committee
need now is a party that will represent nad alroady passed judgment against
their interests. me in the matter.
A four dan. of ... . V : t-.
.... ..,OWKI iruio, duitowi Mma
onoTEB Cleveland is a convert and ou m ns sheet with a blast, givinir the
uwiiuiuivuuu oucrmsn. ue advo- r'" investigation publicity. He
cates and is carrying out th sam 8tatd that Thornton had been defam
financial policy with the same reu- ng Thompson and himself thrnnK
larity and more perslsUuo than Pre. jTHE ALUANCE-Inukpendent. and by
.vu. ..uu, fii.in tciujra iwnion wsa i . x . . ,
Aesurinar you that thA innr,;
de conducted impartially and for the best
interests of the organization, I am
Yours Truly and Fraternally,
B. P. Allen,
Chairman Ex. Com.
In reply to this letter I wrote to Bro
Allen frankly stating that I hesitated
to appear before the committee because
4VaAn f 1 1 e . .
"U1OTW " members Had been on the
tht dead heaJ,
TtiKHt art several tana la Kehraaka
who wool4,rlhr w th al llano organ-
lailoa go to rula, than to help rid It
of WevhetaeJ ax grinder.
Tut amooat of mouy which Ikr
rows and Thoupeoa wuk fr th suu
lilaaoe) treasury In vrrharM It th
at thrt yrt Is ltl. Nt woader
the people skp4 aeadtag la dua
when tne farmers understand that
w furnish Rogland cheap silver with
waicu tw buy wheat and cotton In
India, and that thU whsat and cotton
Is pat on th market ia competition
with th Atu'iriaan product, they will
voU agalast a party that discrimi
nates against silver.
IIabn V... -! - , . I.
wvi OTMan leuarea tnaa eter
waa known tutor, but it prosperity
that's doing It Thers U too nueh
prperlty. There'a an ovrprodetlo
fit bat tie all on oa eld. Aftr
wbtl when th peonia quit plalos
soeker aad out their votes wfc
tbey iU do th aieet good it wlU be
raaaioisT aavtt.ta has never
Waa advoeat ot fre trad. His
eWelaratWot ta favor of rva r
levw mad hint ttttr bau that
U vm Mpalar, Th mnat h has
r pri4 wat to rtraov th bur
M of ta proMMttv tart a he
hat raiiy aao.ae4 that th stlvtr
prthaatg law -was th only Ugr
whleh maaea th wtilar and are
pritf ot th !" aa aerMtu ...
Walatlag atfwity t ui pk
th wpl, w saay a4ld that U
hat teoMed there ar ao Vsifdsa
eka tug laUe tariff w.
that he and Thompson had demanded
an investigation. He further stated
that Thornton was a "low down dt
fsmer" and a "dirty dog," and that If
ht ever appeared before the committee
he would mskt a miserable failure.
After reading this t felt that thrt was
but one right courst to pursue, and that
was to file charges and trust to tht
honor of the members of t committee
to deal fairly In thmattV!.
The following art the clarge filed
with tht oommittet. A fw txplana.
tory notes havt been Inserted ia
ets. I ask tht alllaoc poopl of tht
Uto to read the, charges carefully
aad It t spirit of fairness:
Toth tiecutirt oommlttM of tha
tat alltaact of Ntferaska:
Nearly threo aks ago I recalved a
rlttoa request from your ahaima.
!! m to prop(te and prat to
thU meUag spiclttlt charg agalast
th premat awrelari trasurr. ou
of rpt fr tht l.a of your chair
manaa4 a siaour dealro ta pmusot
tht f cm4 of th ord-cr, I havt eomttit.i
a well as 1 could uadar th truat
tanoe. It order to do so I htvt
ompeSled. to devoto mwk Mmt which.
mn " Pt tor tht port, t
Uaiie4 a rira pas
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