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THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT
April 30, iBrj.
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Nebraska will furnish the dark horse
for the republican nomination. His
name ia Bud.
Would yon rather forsake your coun
try and join hands with aliens than tor
take your party? Would you?
Every man of common muse knows that
the populist party is the only party that
would bring free coinage of surer if given
Every party in the United States will
split wide open within the next six
months except the populist party. That
is as solid as the everlasting hills.
When the bosses have reduced a com
munity to such a condition that the
voters dare not scratch a ticket, the
bosses are in heaven, but the people in
the depths of perdition.
Bud don't seem to be able to get any
one act as his second in his fight with
McKinley's enemies, and John U. P.
will have to bold the bottle and handle
the sponge himself.
Sixteen thousand Italian immigrants
landed at the port ol New York during
this month and McKinley still promises
to raise wages if we will only elect him
president. . -
This two most able and distinguished'
men in the state of Nebraska are popu
lists, Senator Allen and Gov. Holoomb
They both have national reputations
and are everywhere respected.
Pettigrew is keeping his promise to
stand in with the goldites hereafter. He
was among the foremost the other day
in objecting to the consideration of Fef
fer's bond investigating resolutions.
Toe Independent has no fight to make
upon Hon. Bud Lindsey on account of
his color. It is other reasons altogether,
which leads it to think he is not the
proper person to help select a presiden
There are plenty of democrats who
would promise the coinage of paving
blocks if the populists would only sup
port them for the presidency. For one,
we have bad enough democratic promt-
Truthful Annin says that Secretary
Morton's "sarcasm is deep." The sar
casm of other men is infected with irony,
ridicule, satire, scorn, contempt and is
sometimes said to be keen, but this Mor
tonian sarcasm is "deep." It is like his
financial policy, something entirely new.
There are some strong and pregnant
sentences in Senator Allen's great speech
against Gear. Here is one of them.
"That class of statesmen who sail under
false colors, who give their words to the
people and consecrate their lives and
their votes to the corporations."
According to the Associated Press liars,
if the most feeble minded senator should
call the most brilliant statesman in the
United States to order, the said states
man would be forever disgraced; even if
the senate should decide that he was in
order and permit him to proceed.
Put the populist party in full power in
this state and within a year we will have
an immigration boom. Farmers all
over the United States will come, for
they well know we will have just freight
rates, taxes reduced to the point of an
' economical administration, and the
. trust and combines put underjestraint.
The republicans are going to make a
straight fight for perpetual debt and the
single gold standard. They "will be so
badly whipped and demoralized that they
. will not be able to regain power for
twenty-five years. By that time the Old
Guard will all be dead, and then it will
make no difference to us if they do.
The Western Swine Breeder comes to
us this week with a cut of J. V. Wolfe and
the announcement of his editorship of a
department of the paper. Now that will
never do. . If he edits the paper for a
year, he will have the Poland Chinas and
Berkshires contesting for prizes at the
The republicans of the first district
searched every county for a fit man to
represent them in their national conven
tion and by a large majority choose
Hon. Bud Lindsey of Lincoln. After ex
amining the record of the party for the
last twenty years, the Independents is
inclined to think they did the best they
could, that their decision is right and
that Bud is the best man the rotten con
cern can find in its ranks.
Lfiat Thursday night the populist tnem
bers of the houne and senate held a cau
cus and made a very important an
nouncement. There were present, Sena
tors Stewart, Feffer. Allen, Butler, Jones,
Kyle and Representatives Sbufford of
North ' Carolina,, Kem, Boll, Stroud,
Baker, Skinner, Goodwin and Howard.
Senator Stewart was elected chairman
and Senator Butler of - North Carolina
secretary. A statement was issued by
the caucus, so the dispatches say, to the
effect that the purported interviews with
people's party senators and representa
tives to the effect that the people's party
might support the nominee of one of the
old parties for president are incorrect.
As Messrs. Bland, Bryan and others
are making a desperate effort to carry
the national convention, evidently with
the hope that the populists will support
their nominee if they were successful!, it
is only meet and proper that this no
tice should be given them now.
These democratic free silver men will
be woefully disappointed if they base
their hopes on the idea that any con
siderable number of populists can, by
any means, be induced to vote for a
democratic candidate for president. A
very slight knowledge of the feeling in
the populist ranks ought to convince
any one that that is a thing impossible
to accomplish. Even if the populist na
tional committee should endorse the
democratic nominee, which it will not,
even if all our members of congress should
go over to the democrats, which they
will not, even if half of our populist pa
pers should endorse such amove, and not
three of them would do it even if the
national couvention, the members of
congress and editors shonld combine in
in favor of such a movement tbey could
not carry with them into the democratic
party 100,000 populist votes. No man
who knows even the epidermis of a popu
list would ever dream of such a thing.
The Independent has the very highest
regard for Mr. W. J. Bryan. It knows
him to be an honest and able man a
man whom threats cannot intimidate,
whom power and money cannot influ
ence, whon flattery and the hope of power
cannot swerve from whathe believestobe
the line of duty, and it is only fair to
him to say, that the populists of Nebras
ka can in no way be induced to support
a nominee of the democratic party for
president. That cannot be done and it
no use to try it.
E PLUKIBUS UNUM.
Mr, Harvey reiterated the false and oft-ex
ploded charge that the act of 1878 was secretly
smuggled through congress without debate and
all publicity of Its enactment corruptly sur
passed, when be certainly knows and must hare
known that the bill In question was pending In
congress for over two years and the discussions
of its provisions cover forty-eight pages of the
congressional record, Omaha Bee.
This statement of the Bee is one of
those things commented on elsewhere in
these columns a double distilled lie, be
cause it is a half truth. While the dis
cussion of the act of 1873 occupies about
that number of pages, yet the demone
tization of silver is not mentioned once
in all those discussions not once.
The act of 1873 did not demonetize
silver. It stopped the coinage of the
silver dollar, but it left the silver dollar
a full legal tender with all the money
functions attached to it that it ever had.
Now comes the Bee and says in effect
that that demonetization of silver was
discussed to the extent of forty pages in
the Congressional Record, when no such
publication as the Congressional Record
was printed at that time. If any gold-
ite editor can crowd more false state
ments into one sentence, the Independ
ent will give him a year's subscription
to this paper free. It is an E. Pluribus
Unum sort of a sentence.
ROSEWATER AND HARVEY.
It is hard to decide which should have
the leather button, in the contest between
Coin Harvey and Mr. Rosewater of the
Bee. The statements of both men con
tain so many inaccuracies that the whole
thing is laughable. Mr. Harvey said in
his speech at Creigbton Theater, Omaha,
"Silver was demonetized February 12,
1873. I now offer a reward of $ 100 to
any man or woman who will find a word
about' it in any newspaper published in
in the month of February 1873. You
will find the newspapers of that year in
your public libraries. It was the salary
grab congress that did it. Let no man
claim that the act was honestly and
openly passed till he can claim the reward
Now Rosewater claims the f 100 reward
and prints as his proof that he is entitled
to the reward the following extracts from
the Bee of January 18, 1873, and Febru
ary 7, 1873:
"Mr. Sherman called up the bill to re
vise and amend the law relating to mints,
assay office and coinage of the United
States, which was amended and passed."
"Senate The report of the committee
on conference on the mint and assay
office bill was also concurred in."
Silver was not demonetized in 1873,
but in 1874, when congress adopted the
codified laws into which four or five dis
reputable lawyers inserted a paragraph
not in any statute ever enacted by con
gress which limited the legal tender power
of silver to five dollars. There is where
he secret work was done, no member of
congress, excepting Sherman and two or
three others knowing anything about
it. The revised statutes were' adopted
as a whole, and that thing had been
stuck in there by these lawyers forming
the commission. Of course they haS to
commit perjury to do it. It is to that
transaction that economists refer whs
they call the demonetization of silver "a
secret act of perfidy."
Mr. Uosewater's extracts are a fair
sample of what appeared in the the daily
papors at that time. They do not refer
in the remotest way to the fact that the
bill relating to the mint and assay office
stopped the coinage of the silver dollar,
aud it is doubtful if any newspaper in the
United States ever contained the an
nouncement that the coiuage of silver
dollars had been stopped or that silver
had been demonetized until after General
Warner returned from England in 1875,
he having learned of that fact from a
The Independent decides that Harvey
shall pay tbeflOO for being so inaccurate
in , his statements, and that Mr. Rose-
water shall pay another $100 for print-
such extracts as those he takes from the
1873 issues of the Bee as proof that the
demonetization of silver was fully dis
cussed at that time, and that the money
shall be expended in extending the circa
lation of the Nebraska Independent bo
that the people may get accurate infor
mation on this subject.
THE YANKEE DEMOCRATS.
The Massachusetts state democratic
conyention was held on April 21. The
convention praised President Cleveland
for his "statesmanship and broad-mind
edness," and lauded his "fidelity, cour
age and capacity."
The platform, straight and strong for
the single gold standard, contains this
"When the democracy again came into
power in 1893 they found an empty
treasury, a want of confidence on the
part of holders of American securities in
all foreign countries which threw these
back upon our markets, forcing individ
uals and great corporations into liqui
dation." Platforms are supposed to be declara
tions of principles, and as a declaration
of a principles that beats anything that
ever came from "the wild and woolly
west." In the first place it is a double
destilled lie, that is, it is a half truth.
If English holders put a few American
securities upon the market in New York
no one was "forced" to buy them. How
could the selling of these securities
"force" individuals and great corpora
tions into liquidation? The only men
who would have to "liquidate" were
those who owned no securities, but who
go down to the stock exchange, stand
there and bet for an hour or two on the
rise and fall in the quotations. If the
English offered to Belli at a lower price
than had been current, then the fellows
who had bet on a rise would have to
put up more margins or "liquidate." If
a few gamblers were forced to"liquidate,'
did that wreck the country. These Yan
kee democrats will have to invent some-,
thing more plausible than that to fool
the wild and woolly west.
A COSTLY FAKE.
The comptroller of the currency, that
little fellow who not only controls the
currency, but thinks he controls almost
everything else in this wide world, has
decided that no part of the $100,000 ap
propriated for the Venezuela commission
can be used for rent. The matter was
brought up in the senate, whereupon
Senator Allen said it was singular that
the Venezuela commission had not taken
quarters in the state department instead
of renting private quarters.
Senator Gorman expressed amazement
at this condition of affairs. Amid great
excitement and on the advice of the pres
ident, congress had made an appropria
tion for the Venezuela commission. It is
designed to settle a conflict between two
of the greatest nations on earth. And
yet here steps in a comptroller of the
treasury and says this momentous com
mission is without power to pay its rent.
"There is a feeling prevalent through
the country," added Mr. Gorman, "that
the emergency in this Venezuela question
is past,' if indeed it ever existed. At all
events it is gratifying to know that this
grave question has dwindled down to a
question of rent of quarters for the Ven
Gorman didn't tell anything new, at
least it was not new to populists. They
all said at the time that it was a costly
A STORY WITH A MORAL.
The New York World has come to the
conclusion that the next presidential
contest will not be a walk away for any
candidate. It says:
"A fool is born everyday, and we
know no way to exterminate the race.
But if you are a well-informed, thinking
man you know in your heart that the
greatest uncertainty prevails about this
It seems to have just found out that
there is trouble in the the two old parties
and announces that "the democratic
party cannot carry all the democrats for
the single gold standard; nor can it carry
all democrats for free silver. The same
can be said truthfully of the republican
Mr. Pulitzer and his big newspaper are
away behind the times. Any backwoods
pop editor could have told him that a
year ago. Mr. Pulitzer does not read
populist papers. That is why he is so
far behind the times with his news.
Populist readers wouldn't stand that
sort of newspaper work at all. It will
do for the old gold bugs who are about
a hundred years behind the times
in all their ideas, but it wouldn't do for
wide awake, up to date populists. Popu
list papers published that news a year
ago and now it has just got around to
the New York World. Moral. If you
want the news take a populist paper.
TELL i n WHO THEY A HE.
Sound Money says:
"It is UHelens to dinguise the fact that
many of the best workers in the people's
party are uneasy, disgusted and even
alarmed at the boldness of some men in
their efforts to switch the party off on a
single plank platform and abandon the
Omaha principles." .
la the same column it asks:
"Where is the paper in our ranks of a
general circulation that is considered a
national paper, that countenances the
elimination of a single plank from the
The Independent asks in all serious
ness: Is it not time that reform editors
stop filling their columns with this sort
of trash? When and where did any
leader in the populist party ever say he
was in favor of substituting a single sil
ver plank for the Omaha platform? The
Independent has asked this question a
dozen times and no one answers. The
whole thing started from alleged inter
views sent out by the Associated Press,
which in every case have been repudiated.
Why does Sound Money useits columns
fighting a man of straw? It says there
arejio papers advocating it. Who are
the men "at whose boldness it is alarmed?
Who are tbey? Please name them, so
that we may go and kill them.
The only effect of all this writing is Jo
create distrust among a body of as hon
est men as ever banded themselves to
gether to fight for humanity. ' For God's
sake stop it, or else tell us who these
viilians are that want to fight on a sin
gle silver plank.
A NEW TARIFF SCHEME.
The editor of the Independent has re
ceived an invitation to attend: "A Con
vention of Commercial, Manufacturing,
Labor and Agricultural organizations of
the United States to be held in the City
of Detroit, opening Tuesday, June 2,
1896, and continuing from day to day,
until the business brought before it shall
The time of the conventinon will be de
voted to "the discussion of ways and
means for taking the tariff question out
of partisan politics and making it a bus
iness question, instead of a "political
The letter is signed by the presidents
of a great many "boards of trade" and
"chambers of commerce," who are so pro
foundly ignorant, that they think there
are only two political parties in this
couetry for they say:
The plans adopted by this convention
will be pnt in proper shape, and a com
two great political conventions to be
held in June and July respectively, and
urge their embodiment in their respective
It looks to the editor as if there were a
plan on foot to get the "two parties" to
put the same tariff plank in both their
platforms, and why shouldn't they?
IT WOULDN'T DO AT ALL.
, That lying old concern, called the As
sociated Press.has a verypeculiar way of
sending election returns. If a town or
city goes republican it says: "John Jones
(rep.) was elected mayor by a large ma
jority. The city council and school
board are also republicans." But if a
city or town goes populist, it says:
John Smith was elected mayor. The
council and school board are of the same
political faith." Of course people living
fifty miles away don't know whether
Maoor Smith is republican, democrat or
populist. The Jew who edits the Asso
ciated Press dispatches kno ws it wouldn't
do to let the people know how many
cities and towns the populists carried
this spring. The only place any one can
get the news these days is in the popu
' WON AGAIN.
Secretary Lamont, is said never to have drank
a drop of liquor in his life, and Secretary Carlisle
has drank no Bplritlous liquors since he has been
In the Cabinet, and does not allow them in his
home. Omaha Christian Advocate,
Weill Weill That beats them all 1 Kelly
you can't have the belt which was awarded
you last week after all. Sorry, but it
will have to go to the Christian Advo
cate until the next fellow is heard from.
PLEASE TELL US.
It the gold bugs shonld capture the Chi
cago convention will some one please tell what
they would do with it? Minden Courier.
If the Bilverites capture it, please tell
us what they will do with it?
It will only take six weeks to make
democratic or republican voters out of
the 16,000 Italian laborers who landed
in New York last month, but it would
take ten years to teach them enough
about free government and political
economy to make them Intelligent popu
lists. While we are educating Americans,
the gold power imports enough foreign
ignorance to offset our work.
A half truth is a double distilled lie,
and this is the stock in trade of the
whole goldite crew. Here is a sample or
two. "There were only 8,000,000 silver
dollars coined from 1892 to 1873. "The
gold standard secures to laborers and
all producers money of the highest pur
chasing power" etc., etc. Such half
truths are the most damnable lies a man
Mr. Rosewater says that: "The volume
of gold and silver currency in the United
States at this day will approximate $1,
250,000,000 and the amount of coined
gold alone exceeds $625,000,000." Will
Mr. Rosewater please tell us where that
$625,000,000 of gold is. There is about
$175,000,000 in the banks and $125,
003,000 in the treasury. Where is the
rest of it?
The Chadroo Signal auks this quention
and is waitingfornn afcswer:"The repub
licans of the sixth district denounced the
demonetization of silver by the demo
cratic administration as a crime." Three
fourths of the republicans in congress
voted for the act. Now are three-fourths
of the republicans in congress criminals
or are all the republicans in the sixth
If any one knows who the man is who
wants the populist party to make a
single silver plank platform, for heaven's
sake tell us who he is and where he lives,
and we will go right straight there and
shoot him fuller of holes than a skim
mer. After that we will be saved the
trouble of reading all this trash about
"a single silver plank." -
Four years ago the editor of the Inde
pendent was makiDg a speech at Jeffer
son square Omaha, when some democrat
called out, "Give the democrats a
chance," and the editor replied: "If we
do, you'll make a bell of the whole coun
try." . They got the chance. Didn't
they do it? Now they want another
chance. Not much. '
The gold bugs ought to hold a conven
vention and come to an understanding,
so they could all tell the same lie. Some
of them say it is the deficit in the rev
enue, others that it is the adverse trade
balance, still others that it is lack of
confidence and so on. As it is now, no
two of them are telling the same lie and
that has a tendancy to confuse things.
Compositors and puding-headed proof
readers may think that there is no differ
ence in the words "decrease" and "in
crease," but there is. "The per capita
production of the great farm crops for
the whole word had decreased and the
price, had also fallen," is the way it was
written in the article on Senator Hans
brough. What became of John U. P. Thurston's
proposition "to coin the home produc
tion of silver" in the late republican state
convention? Is there a man in Nebraska
now, so much of an idiot as to believe
that that proposition will ever be heard
of again. It was used to catch suckers
and it caught them.
The Lincoln News remarks that: "Po
litical parties do not seem to be at alj
happy unless they have some idol to
worship." That- is true of the two old
parties. They are worshipers or men
some of them very bad men but it is
not true of the populist party. Its idols
are not men, but principles.
Frank Jones, who has led the liquor
interest in every fight for twenty years
in New Hampshire, was lately elected
trustee of the Maine Wesley an Seminary,
a theological school of the Methodist
church. The church and the liquor in
terest seem to be coming to a mutual
The Iowa populists held their state
convention the other day and elected
their full quoto of delegates to attend
the St. Louis convention. It was by far
the largest convention of the party ever
held in Iowa. Gen. Weaver was chosen
to lead the Iowa lovers of Old Glory and
A farmer who votes for the gold stand
ard and consequently for thirty cent
wheat and ten cent corn may do it with
'good intentions," but because he carries
around with him chunks of the pavement
of hell is no proof that he is not a witless
There is not an institution that so de
serves the wrath and vengeance of all
honest men as that organization called
the Associated Press, but we will never
be able to wreak vengence upon It until
the government owns the telegraphs and
All the east is bowing to the altars of
Massachusetts, God forgive her. She's a-kneel-
Ing with the rest."
Just as she did to the altars of human
slavery until Phillips, Garretson and
Whittier aroused the New England con
This paper and the National Reformer,
German populist paper published by
Robert Schilling at Milwaukee, Wiscon
sin, both for one year for $1.40, six
months for seventy cents.
Chairman Taubeneck's "book, "The
condition of the American Farmer" is
receiving very high commendation and
sometimes from very unexpected quar
ters. The National Bimetallist says of
it: "All in all it is one of the most valu
able of the recent contributions to the
discussion of the money question that we
have seen. H or sale at this office, rnce
10 cents. '
A Suicidal Policy.
. Millions of men are anxious to form a
new political organization for the pur
pose of compelling governmental affairs
to run according to the policies of
Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln.
They ask for nothing more and will take
nothing less. It is suicidal to undertake
to patch up either one of the two old
parties. No great reform has ever been
brought about by any old political
party. A new and vigorous organiza
tion is absolutely essential to progress.
Not the Only Thing.
Free-silver is not the only thing that
should be put back on its ancient basis.
The whole spirit of our modern age is
cold-blooded knavery and rotten cor
ruption. It leaks like an old ulcer and
stinks to heaven. It needs the surgeon's
knife more than poultices. The Repre
oua eoosomio EDinojr.
(Sokmal) Lincoln, Neb., April 27, 9L
To the Editor of the Independent: I
only want to tell you how much I appre
ciate . the Independent in general and
the economic edition of April 23 in par
ticular. The economic edition is what 1
call a "hummer." ......
I have never seen its equal short of the
expensive magazines. In fact it is su
perior to them, for it presents foundation
principles of economics and the best
thought of of the best writers and think
ers in the most usable form. That which
would be obtained only by months of
patient research through extensive libra
ries is here presented in such form that
the reader in a few hours can know what
tne great economic writers of the world
have to say in regard to monetary
I would not take a "fifty cent" silver
dollar for mv ennv if T onnM nnt nf
. fr'.F w... .VV
another. I have literally transferred it
inio my scrap dook. Long live the Inde
pendent to fiflrht the hn.tr.lea nf
in the state and nation.
G. H. Walters.
Populism Brings Prosperity.
Loup City, Neb., April 23, '96.
Special to the Nebhaska Indepen
dent: This, the county seat of Sherman
county is a very nice and prosperous
little city situated a little north of the
center of the county, in the rich valley of
the South Loup. The county offices are
all occupied by the friends of populism,
and Sherman county may be depended
on for a good round majority for the
people's independent ticket at the com
ing fall election. As a proof of the ability
of the populists party to control public
affairs, it is only necessary to say that
old Sherman county under populist rule
is paying cash for all she wants, and her
people are enjoying a degree of prosperity
far beyond what the most ardent Ne
braskan could reasonably hope for under
the conditions which have obtained in
the last three years. J. M. D.
Honor for Bud.
Bud Lindsey of Lincoln, a gambler,
saloon keeper and all around BDort of a
low order has been honored by the re
publican party as a delegate to the St.
Louis convention. He is a tegro but for
that he is not to blame. A party that
lavs Claim to all th nnritv avfnn ha
gone as low as it is possible to go. Mr.
ijinasey nas money ana keeps up appear
ances, but if rennrta
none more vile or debased. Francis
Martin of Falls City declines to be his
alternate Minden Courier.
. Raised The Freight Rates.
Air. Paul Nelson of Pilger, Neb., send
ing in a list of subscribers to the Inde
pendent adds these words to his letter.
'I shipped some stock Tuesday. The
rate charged on a car of hogs from Pil
ger was $6.50 higher than before the
change and the weight of the hogs 220
pounds less, after the heat fpoHi rur T pvon
got at the stock yards, than on the F.
A. scales. A load of cattle cost $3.20
more than formerly and a light load at
that onlv 22.500 nonnrla. Tha fpoiirVi
rates are no higherl Oh! no. Only just
1: j j t . .,, '
equalized, uuo i you see:
Tillman Not a Populist.
The following is taken from an inter
view with Tillman in the St. Louis Re
public: "You are getting to be somewhat of a
"Well, the populists say I am good
enough to satisfy them. But I am not a
populist and never will be. They are too
radical. Thev want to nnnnmnliah tnn
much at once; they are too radical, and
tney cannot accomplish it at all."
And vet Tillman owes his net, in t ho.
senate to the populists and farmers
aiuance. - .
How do Yon Likeit.
The official returns of the assessed val
uation of all the property of the United
States shows a decrease of $210,671,153
in the wealth of the trans-Mississippi
states and territories; $111,655,252 in
the central western states, and $90,284,
580 in the south, or, a decrease of $412,
610,985 in the tax valuation of property
in these states, against an increase of
$314,568,307 in the taxable value of
New York, Pennsylvania and certain v
New England states from 1893 to 1894.
Bud Lindsey's Alternate.
Judge Martin, of the First congres
sional district used to be a democrat but
he fell from grace and joined the republi
cans some time ago. His new friends,
wishing to compliment him, appointed
him as alternate delegate to St. Louis,
Bud Lindsey being his principal. Strange
to say the Judge won't haveitthat way.
He dont want to play second fiddle to a
saloon keeping darkey. It is a little
tough on his democratic antecdents to
make him number two when a disreputa
ble coon is made number one. Central
Why They are for Bud.
Down at Lincoln they don't seem to
make any distinction on account of
color or morality. Bud Lindsay, the
notorious negro ex-dive keeper was
chosen delegate to the national republi
can convention, over u. O. Wheedon, a
comparatively respectable citizen. It
has long been known that things were
mighty rocky down there, but that is
laying it on pretty thick. Still, we sup
pose they must catch the support of the
burnt district, and Bud is the fellow who
can bring it about. Bertrand Times.
Hurrah for Bud.
Bud Lindsey, a notorious negro saloon
keeper of Lincoln, is running the republi
can party in that congressional district.
It makes some of them squeal, but as
they associate with that class of people
they must take their medicine. Hurrah
for Bud. West Union Gazette.
The clergy of New York have now oc
casion to be at once scandalized and
hilarious. The pastor of a leading
Episcopal church took the stuffiing out
of an old Uuitarian sermon and served it
up to his own flock on Easter Sunday as
a child of his own orthodoxy.
Bud Lindsey, the negro dive keeper and
gambler is the high authority and dic
tator in republican circles at Lincoln.
Something fdr decent people to be proud
ff sure. Falls City Populist.
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