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October 11, lv4
TIIK WEALTH MAKKIW.
hould arouse the wlf-rpoei..i .
of onr state to a whirlwind of passion
against that party, or that gang of party
leaders, who would hold a threat to in.
jure over the beuds of citizens to compel
them to Tote for these self-same railroad,
named, railroad-owned candidates to
make and execute laws for us. The idea
that there can be no independent think
ing, no people's representatives, no party
but the old sold out machine, and that
the voters of Nebraska are to be bull
dozed into supporting the old gang in
power forever! The idea that one party
long in power and in consequence corrup
should charge the honest farmers, work
ers and business men who have been
forced out of it because of 'its corrupt
leaders, to the number of at least 80,000
the idea that these honest, justice-lov
ing Independents should be advertised as
a menace to the state, and people in debt
and people in business warned that they
will, if their representatives are elected,
ruin the state!
But the people of Nebraska can no
longer be fooled by party. names and
worn out lies. There will be a landslide
to the People's party this fall, and the
avalanche will bury too deep for political
disinterment the Majors, Moore, Bartley
Russell gang. The Democratic party is
dying in the east and west, the Republi
can party is dying in the west, and Pop
ulist territory and congressional repre
sentation is going to be very greatly in
creased at the next election.
PREPARED TO BOLT
Perhaps no event that has taken place
in many years, in Nebraska, has the sig
nificance, from a political standpoint,
that the bolting of the Euclid Martin and
Tobe Castor element from the late Demo
cratic convention at Omaha has. Every
effort had been made, by them, tocontrol
the convention in the interest of the ad
ministration, but as the pie had all been
passed around, and the platter cleaned
up, and still not all the "organized ap
petite" satisfied, it was found not so easy
to enlist men in the service as it was a
year ago, and hence, with all they could
do, by free passes, and future promises,
they could command but a small portion
of the delegates. To begin with they had
all the machinery in their own hands.
The apportioning of the delegates the
time, and place, of calling tbeconvention
seating the delegates upon the floor
and designating the temporary chair
man, &c. And they made good use of it
all, and played it for all it was worth
They even had planned their bolt, in ad
vance, and selected their place of meeting
and had it so arranged as to make it ap
pear that nearly all the delegates had
left. They had seated their bolting dele
gates In the center of the hall, reserving
a large space around them for which they
had issued delegate tickets to be filled by
their sympathizers, but who were not
fortunate enough to be elected delegates,
but who were to bolt, just the same,
making it appear that a majority had
really bolted the convention. The game
was only defeated by a change in the or
der of business, and freezing the contin
gent delegates out before the time for
bolting came,, which was to take place on
the nomination of Holcomb for governor.
The nomination came, but it came too
late and the bolt was a flat failure. But
it is still significant, and significant of
' good. Its leaders can no longer deceive
any body by masking as Democrats, but
will take their position where tey have
long since belonged, with the Republican
party. John A. McShane, Bill Paxton
and others have already joined the so
called "Business Men's Association'" to
help elect Tom Majors and the Republi
can ticket, aid Castor and company will
foJTbw suit. They have put up P, D.
Sturdevant as a stool pigeon, and a
blind, with no intention of voting for
him, but of trying to fool somebody else
to vote for him, while they help elect Ma
jors. The skin is indeed that of a lion,
but the ears stick out and reveal the
MODESTLY REFERRED TO THEM.
We would modestly refer the busi
ness men of Omaha, who have recently
revived the "Business Men's Association"
of 1890, "to protectthebusines8 interests
of Nebraska from the sad fate of the
business men of Kansas." to the volume
of business, im shown in Bradstreet's re
port, for the week ending Oct. -t, 1894;
and especially to that part relating to
Omaha and Topeka. And for fear it may
have been overlooked by them, or come
out after their organization was com
pleted, we will quote from it as it ap
pears in the State Journ al of Oct. 6, 1 894.
'The clearance record forOmaha, for the
week ending October 4, 1894, was $4,
434,015, a decrease over the same period
for 1893 of 2.8 per cent. Topeka's re
cord, for the same week, was $508,502,
which was an increase of 66.1 percent for
the same period last year. What does
this mean? If means that if the business
interests of Omaha bad been killed, like
those of Topeka, instead of her clearing
house receipts being less than four and a
half millions of dollars, for the week end
ing' October 4, 1894, it would have been
over seven millions; and we would like
to ask the business men of Omaha if
they would not like to have their business
killed, in that way, by the Populist .or
by any other party. Down then with
your sham cry of protecting the business
interests of Nebraska by defeating the
Popnlist ticket in Nebraska this fali.
We think a discussion of great moral
political questions is not ont of place on
the Sabbath, but the Republican party
has no such auctions to discuss, and
Strode's campaign addrjHS to a gather
of irreligious traveling men on Sunday a
week ago gives u nuttier side view of the
man. A man who cares nothing for the
laws of God, is not the sort we want to
make lawsJcr. 'ien. Let us have a man
hyp' Njv outward respect
lions and laws.
The Bee of Sunday exposes tho true in
wardness of the railroad business men's
combine, showing that its organizers are
bankers who handle the B. & M. deposits,
and Democrat Porkpacker McShane and
one or two lumber dealers who by trading
their influence to the B. &, M. in. support
of Majors and Moore can get the favor
reciprocated in the way of secret freight
rates or rebates. The railroads are the
real promoters and manipulators of the
organization. They are making the
greatest, most desperate fight they have
ever made in the state to keep the Popu
lists out of power, knowing that if the
Populist ticket is elected they can no
longer trample a freight law under their
feet. The active participants in this bus
iness men's combine are in their business
the special beneficiaries and dependents
of the railroads, and the railroad busi
iness is undeniably threatened with the
necessity of having to respect the law, a
law which will relieve the people of some
part of the extortionate rate charges
they have long suffered under. The rail
road business of dictating rates, laws
and politics to the people of Nebraska is
gravely threatened by the People's Inde
pendent party. And of course the big
shippers who receive big favors and the
bankers who handle the deposits of the
big railroads will stand together for
what they call Nebraska business inter
ests. The business interests of the Ne
braska farmers and stock raisers and re
tailers and mechanics and their families
are another matter, observe.
Sol Oppenheimku swears that I I e
Wealth Maker, whoever he may be,
"is not one of general circulation, in fact
that it was only created for campaign
purposes and is used more for scrap
paper than as a newspaper." It is not
surprising that Sol never heard of The
Wealth Makers. But for his informa
tion and other benighted mortals we will
state that The Wealth Makkiis is now
in its sixth year and that it is tbe princi
pal organ of 90,000 Populist voters, the
weekly paper of largest circulation in the
state. We do not of course include the
weekly issue of the Bee and perhaps one
or two otherdailies.. The Wealth Mak
ers is the paper of the greatest influence
THE OOTOBER AREHA-
Tbe Arena for October is a number of
very great interest and value. The
frontispiece is alife-like portrait of Henry
D. Lloyd, Chicago's most honored citi
zen, a man who commands the love fo
the masses and the respect and attention
of tbe classes in his fight for the rights of
humanity. A sketch of the great leader
is given bv Henry Latcbford, a newspaper
man of Chicago. Prof. Joseph Rodes
Buchanan has an article on The New
Education. Mr. Flower, the editor,
writes on Plutocracy's Bastiles. A
woman's symposium on The Land Ques
tion contains the opinions of twelve of
the foremost women of the world, includ
ing; Charlotte Perkins Stetson of Oakland,
California, Miss Catherine II. Speuce of
Australia and others. A valuable paper
by Rev. C. II. Zimmerman of Evanston,
III., entitled, "Tbe Church and Economic
Reforms," is one of several others, and
there is a men's symposium on "Tbe Un
employed," by leading thinkers and
workers. The book review department
' is also of great interest.
e are in n hurry to see the names of
those business men who, the State Journ
al informs us, have organized to avethe
state from tbe rule of the people, a Popu
list majority. We want to publish the
firm names of these business patriots in
every city, village and township in Ne
braska. They should have their good
though futile intentions in this election
heralded abroad, so that 90,000 Popu
lists and 30,000 Populist voting Demo-
".rata way know wb&t firms deserve their
atronage after Holcomb bas taken the
atb of ofBce. They should have their
roud patronymics placed on high for
leir noble effort to frighten and coerce a
ifficient number of the incumbered and
t pendent into voting for the railroad
bndidatea, Majors and Moore. It will
necessary, they think, to keep up tbe
arce of a free people, and majority-ruled
public some longer, as Rome did. But
e real people, those who count, those
o were born to rule, must rule hence.
h, and anti-monopoly vagaries of the
ulist mob must be suppressed by
tever force is necessary.
Vnderson, thegoldbug, the friend of
bondholders, and the foe of the Dread
ers who gave him power to serve the
porations, is desperately anxious to
e the state for his clients. He wants
conservative government" that is,
wants the railroad interests conserved.
e calls for "honest money" tbe Wall
treet wealth-absorbing sort And he
prays to have the state that is, the
eastern railroad stockholders banks and
politicians delivered from "the lunacies
of populism." Get out. Get off the stage.
Drop into your hole, Manderson. The
anti-monopoly lunatics will elect a man,
an honest man, to succeed you, a man
who will represent Nebraska workers, in
stead of Massachusetts millionaires.
"Majors will save our credit," was one
of the mottoes lifted on high by some of
the Rep standard bearers Friday. Poor
uninformed fool partisans. They didn't
know that Majors has the singular, sole
dishonor of introducing a bill in the state
legislature of 1887, Senate file No. 77, to
authorize, "the" county commissioners of
any county, the city councillors of any
city, the board of trustees of any village,
or the school board of any district" to
repudiate honest debts. They would
have been anthorized had Majors' bill
passed to scale, discontinue or compro
mise our honest debts, under certain con
ditions. Great man to save the credit of
LOCAL POLITICAL COMMENT
Prof. Jones and Hon. H. W. McFadden
spoke to a crowded house at Beaver City
October. . .
Mr. James Brooks, Populist candidate
for the state senate in the Eleventh dis
trict, is making a very successful canvass
and winning support from members of
all parties. He is an honest farmer, cap
able, and a through and through Popu
list. He is of the sort to make laws for
the common people.
Judge Holcomb is making an earnest,
dignified campaign. Heisnotacalamity
shrieker, and the charge that the credit
of the state would be ruined by his elec
tion is as foolish as it is false. Tom Ma
jors and his gang cannot defeat Holcomb
by slander and misrepresentation. The
judge has a warm place in the hearts of
Nebraska people, and no amount of rail
road abuse can stem tbe flood of favor
with which Holcomb is everywhere re
ceived. Papillion Times.
Tom Majors was a soldier, Judge Hol
comb was too young to be a soldier.
Majors is a forger, Holcomb was not.
Majors is a perjurer, Holcomb is honest,
Majors associates with gamblers and
toughs, Holcomb's society is always
respectable. Majors must dismiss tbe
waiter girls before telling one of his
characteristic stories; if Holcomb tells a
story it is one that any lady can hear.
Majors has grown old in crime as a bood
ler; Holcomb's record is spotless and un
assailable. Majors stands for railroads
and all that is base and corrupt, Hol
comb stands for the people and honest
government. Such are the characters of
the two men. Voter, which will you sup
port? Stanton Picket.
Yes, we believe in the millennium. And
we believe thatitwillbeareality through
out the world before children now living
are old enough to vote. The millennium,
which means the Kingdom of God on
Earth, is just ahead of us; in fact, is so
near that it can be voted into existence
at a single election any time the Ameri
can people so will it. And tlierearemnny
indications that our existing hell, which
is raging more furiously every year, will
very soon make it so warm for tbe ma
jority thut tbey will be willing to try tbe
millennium, at least for a while.
Every vote for tbe co-operative com
monwealth means one point for the' mil
lennium. And now, on the square, tell
us, poor, half starved, underpaid toilers,
wouldn't it pay you to stop laughing at
the idea and to join in making it a fact?
Would it be very bad, even if you are not
very religious, to have steady work and
plenty of leisure and a pension when you
are old and a thorough education for
every child? .
Yes; this can be and a thousand times
more wheu you decide to use the machin
ery of government in behalf of the com
mon welfare. Mrs. Annie S. Diuqs.
Deafness Cannot Be Oured
by local application!, as tbey cannot reach the
diseased portion of the ear. There la only
ne way to cure beafness, and that to by con
stitutional remedies. J eafnens is caused by
an Inflamed condition of the mucous lining of
tbe Eustachian Tube, w hen this tube gets ln
flamed you have a rumbllnt sound or lmpf
feet hearing, and when It Is entirely closed
Beatnees Is tbe result, and unless tha inflama
tlon can be taken out and this tube restored to
Its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed
forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by
catarrh, which is nothing bat an inflamed eon
dition of tba mucous eurfacet
We will give One Hundred Dollars for any
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POLITICAL POINTERS AND r-UbMS
Chambers or McKesson for the Senate,
which? Look up Mc's legislative record
and it wont take long to decide.
Chairman McNerny is marshalling his
men, in this county, in great shape, and
is meeting and routing tbe enemy at
every school house in the county, and
proposes to seat a good many in tbe
legislative halls and other offices after
tbe close of the battle. And John will do
it, and don't you forget it.
If the Journal had not said so we never
would have suspected that McKlnley was
not traveling around delivering "a speech
that he has spent gallons of midnight oil
concocting, and committed to memory."
It reads very much like tbe one be de
livered here once before. All the differ
ence we could see was in the punctuation.
Tom Majors punctuated it a little difler
ent for him.
The Journal says, "No one will deny
that the state institutions have been con
ducted, for the past two years, on a re
markably economic basis." We presume
there is some truth in this statement, but
to whom is the credit due? To the legis
lature, which made economical appropri
ations, for their running expenses, or to
the officers, who always expend all with
in their reach? Sometimes economy' is a
necessity, but even then it is not neces
sarily a virtue.
The Journal says, "If the past can be
taken as a criteron by which to judge
the future, Tom Majors will be the most
careful, watchful, and particular gover
nor, Nebraska ever had." It is his past.
dear Journal, we have been looking at,
and to which we object. Because he
happened to be acting governor when
the "Board of Purchase and Supplies"
adopted some good rules, don't make
him their author, nor should the Journal
rob the board of all credit by trying to
bolster up Majors.
We wonder if Commissioner Wescot will
feel as patriotic, when tbe Populists have
their rally in Lincoln, as he pretended to
be when his little tin god (.with a small
"g"), McKinley, was here. Watch the
court house. Loyalty to ones country is
one thing, and loyalty to another fellow's
party is a very different thing. Charley
Hoxie has as much of the first as Mr.
Wescot, but asks to be excused from be
ing compelled by a one horse commis
sioner to honor a political opponent by
decorating his office, or bavingitdecorat
ed for him, during a political parade,
and nobody but a politicial ass, as Mr.
Wescot bas shown himself to be, would
think otherwise. No, Mr. W., you can't
make votes in that way. The sensible
voter will pass you by, in November, and
take a little "Paswater" in hisen.
Bill McKlnley's corns and gone
Bnt Holcomb's boom goes marching on.
TOM BAS THE SHAKES.
Bays Tom to Bill, at Omaha,
It's a (rood while since we shook,
Let's shake again. I'm aching.
Just stop yonr little talk a minute,
And let this people see I'm in It,
And not ALOMC am shaking.
, Give me your hand, old boy,
"Twill calm my shaky nerves.
I've got a chill, I'm thinking.
I'vtt been before In many a game,
II nt never held a hand so lame
Shiike, for I feel I'm sinking. ,
And Bill took Tom's dexter hand,'
And gave It another shake.
As he'd Jnet done before.
And then Bill some water gutted.
And Republicans derisive laughed.
When tbe final shake was o'er.
0 no, not final, by any means;
The final shake's to come.
For which the people are aching.
For they'll shake Tom, at the ballot box.
And give him sncb political knocks,
He'll never more want shaking.
An Appeal to Voters.
, When the Republicans are in need of a
big crowd for celebrating, the railroad
offer them half fare rates and advertise
for their rally. But it seems when the
time comes free passes are given to all
good Republicans, some of our Populists
are proi e to find fault.
Rut if you will consider the reason that
the railroads are so much in need of the
election of Majors, Moore and tbe Repub
lican members of the legislature, you will
at once see that tbey are only paying a
debt that they owe, and more especially
is this true of Majors and Moore.
Let us look back to the session of 1891.
When in order to defeat the Newbery bill
the railroads needed some inside help,
Majors helped them and Moore by his
action said "me too', Taylor was spirited
away by Tom and "me too," and the
long and expensive deadlock was the re
sult. Again in the session of 1893, when tbe
Newberry bill was again in the Senate
Tom and "me too" came to the rescue of
the railroads and did everything in their
power to defeat all legislation pertaining
to the regulation of freight rates. While
the platform upon which they were elect;
ed favored such regulation, it might be
well to give this pair of parrots a name
by which they would be known through
out tbe state. I would suggest that it
be railroad Tom and "me too."
The railroads are perfectly excusable
for furnishing them half fare rates or free
transportation to their rallies, because
they have uever asked a favorfrom either
Tom or Me Too but what was granted,
even when tbe loss of respect of honest
people was endangered and party pledges
were thrown aside.
Yes, by all means, tbe railroads of
Nebraska are sorely in need of the elec
tion of Tom and Me Too, because no
honest men would sign a bill repealing
the Maximum rate bill that is now tied
up in court. Hence tbe stereotyped.
"Stand up for Nebraska," is wafted to
the breeze; but it simply means stand up
for the railroads. And here is the ques
tion for every voter to solve: "Are you
in favor of the railroads regulating the
state? If so vote for Tom and Me too.
But if you are in favor of the state
regulating the railroads, vote for Hol
comb, Gaffin, and all the Populist ticket.
In ordering goons, or in making in
quiry concerning anything advertisid in
this paper, you will oblige the publishers
as well as the advertiser, by stating tha
you saw the advertisement in Tu
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