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THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT.
July 9, 1896.
EARTH'S HIQH PLACES.
The Eiffel Towsr la 090 fet high.
Vesuvius, the famous Italian volcano,
Is 3.932 feet high.
.The famous Mount Hood, of Oregon,
la 11,570 feet high.
Pine Knot is the highest place In
Kentucky, 1,428 feet
The Washington Monument is 555
feet from base to tip.
The towers of the cathedral of Co
logne are 511 feet high. ; ?
The statue of Liberty in New York
harbor is 305 feet high. ,
Mount Shasta, the celebrated volcano
of California, is 14,450 feet
One of the highest peaks In the
Andes is Sorata, 25,380 feet.
The most extreme altitude In Alaska
is Mount St Ellas, 19,500 feet
Stromboll, the island volcano, off the
Italian coast is 3,850 feet high.
There are twenty-seven mountains in
Nevada more than 10,000 feet high.
Mount Washington, 6,288 feet high, is
the highest peak in New Hampshire.
The dome of the capitol in Washing
ton, is 300 feet above the pavement.
Wyoming has forty-four mountain
poaks, each of more than 10,000 feet.
Popocatapetl, 17,775 feet above the
sea, Is regarded as the highest elevation
The cross on the dome of St. Peter's
In Rome, is 448 above the pavement of
There is no mountain 10.000 feet
high on the American continent east
of the Rockies. ,
Mount Olympus, whose summit
Homer made the abode of the gods, is
9,754 feet high.
Pike's Peak, where gold was first dis
covered east of the Rocky Mountains,
is 14,820 feet high.
The pyramid of Cheops is 643 feet
but about thirty feet of the former tip
was ages ago removed.
Mount Sinai, the mountain from
which the law of Moses ia said to have
been delivered, is 8,000 feet high. .
High peaks are numerous in Colo
rado; there are In that state of mount
ains 178 peaks, each of which towers
above the sea to a height greater than
with God begins ia short
very close to the penitent
. The blackest devil outside of the pit
Nothing a bad man owns can be his
The right to do right is a God-given'
No man can walk straight who fol
lows a doubt
Faith used is as sure to grow as good
seed in good soil.
No man treats Christ well who treats
his brother wrong.
' Have more religion than you can
carry In your head.
No one can know Christ without
wanting to be like him.
Darkness cannot be made black
enough to destroy light
God knows how we love, while men
only know how we live.
The man who conquers himself has
had God for his helper.
No man can fall until he tries to get
along without God's help.
Hire people to be good, and they will
Quit when the pay stops.
It is hard to believe in the religion of
some very religious people.
The man who never praises his wife
would have a better one if he did,
Keeping too much In your pocket
may drive the Lord out of your heart
Philosophizing about how & man got
Into the ditch will never get him out
Pray much before you talk much
about how big a sinner you used to be.
If we are doing less for the Lord
than we can do we are not doing
Whenever the Lord finds a man who
can be trusted with money he makes
The windows of heaven cannot open
much for the man who keeps his Bible
shut. Ram's Horn.
A CURIOUS INCIDENT.
Ihe Son of th Baronst Wi High'
A gentleman had been staying on a
visit with a certain baronet, and when
leaving behaved very liberally to the
domestics, having distributed among
them a more than usual amount oi
money, says the Strand Magazine.
He was to proceed on his journey
alone on horseback, and just as be was
putting his foot in the stirrup to start,
the groom who assisted him and had
been a sharer in his bounty contrived
to approach him closely and whisper,
unpercelved, this startling warning In
his ear: "See if your pistols be loaded
as soon as you are beyond the domain.''
The gentleman, while riding on, forth
with did bo, and to his astonishment
found that the charges had been with
drawn. He at once reloaded the weap
ons, placing a bullet in each. By night
time he reached Wortham heath and on
coming upon it he was stopped by a
masked and mounted highwayman,
who rode up to him fearlessly and lev
eled a pistol at his head, intimating
that he must have his money. The gen
tleman fired instantly In self-defense,
and his assailant fell dead. To gallop
to the nearest habitation and give the
alarm was the work of a few minutes
on the part of the traveler. He re
turned within an hour with men and
lights to the Bpot, when, on taking the
mask from the bleeding corpse of the
highwayman, he to his horror discov
ered him to be no other than the son
of the baronet whose hospitality he
had so recently been enjoying. This
son had, of course, been one of his
friendly and social companions during
his stay. An inquest was held, when it
was found out that it was indeed the
baronet's son a gambler ruined by
play who had been in the habit ol
waylaying wealthy guests as they de
parted from his father's house.
An experienced man to solicit
advertising. Apply at this office.
Helped Other and Wai Left.
He was a small man with a large
heart and stood on the up-town plat
form of the 42d street elevated station.
There were others with him waiting
for the next train. When it came and
stopped he stepped back, raised his hat
and motioned to some women to pre
cede him. They did so. Then he saw
a young woman just entering to the
platform who was apparently in a hur
ry. He turned back, kindly put forth
his hand to assist her, and she reached
the car just in time to escape the clos
ing gate, which was shut in the face
of the kind-hearted man. With a look
of regret he watched the train move
away. The platform was again filled.
The kind-hearted man held his place
at the edge of the platform, and when
the train stopped he paid attention to
no one except himself. He was the first
person to get aboard, though he had to
crowd a little to do so. New York Herald.
Let the Old Maids Organize.
In the last issue of the Representative
Donnelly, after copying an item from a
daily paper relating how a young man
managed to get a marriage licence with
out paying for it, says:
The next legislature will have to pro
vide for free marriage certificates, or the
legal propagation of the human family
will stop in Minneapolis and many other
And yet, perhaps, it is only right that
the contraction of marriages should ac
company the contraction of the cur
rency. Let the old maids organize a crusade
against the bankers, and beat their
heads off with broomsticks.
The letters in the various alphabets
of the world vary from twelve in the
Sandwich Islanders' to 202 In the Tar
tarian. Four cities of Scotland have over
100,000 Inhabitants Glasgow, 650,000;
Edinburgh, 273,000; Dundee, 160,000;
Dr. Jameson's goods havebeensold
at auction at Johannesburg, very high
prices being paid by the Boer farmers
for the horses and mules.
Durham University has granted the
honorary degree of doctor of divinity
to Rev. Sukius Baronlan, archprlest of
the Armenians in England. v ' !
""Amsterdam has now municipalized
the water and telephone service of the
city. Next year it will take possession
of the gas works and, as soon as possi
ble, of the street car service.
FACTS ABOUT GAS.
A cubic foot of good gas, from a jet
one-thirty-third of an inch in diameter
and a flame of four Inches, will burn
A retort produces about 600 cubic feet
of gas in five hours, with a charge of
about one and a halt cwt. of coal, or
2,800 cubic feet in twenty-four hours.
Internal lights require four cubic
feet and external lights about five cu
blc feet, per hour. Large or Argand
- burners will require from six to ten
feet. ' ..'
In distilling , 56 pounds of coal, the
", volume of gas produced In cubic feet,
when the distillation was effected in
three hours, was 41.3 in seven hours.
37.5; In twenty hours, 33.5; lnitwenty-
For the Gigantic Tele.ro pe.
The block of glass which is to be
made into a vast mirror for the big
telescope which is to be one of the
features of the exhibtion of 1900 has
just arrived in Paris fron Belgium,
where it has been cast. This immense
telescope is to bring themoon to aa
apparent distance of fifty kilometers
from the earth and is being constructed
under the direction of M. Francois De-
loncle. The polishing of the glass for
the mirror of the telescope will be done
in Paris. From the European Edition
of the Herald.
Conducted bj J. T. M. Swigart. Correspondence
The assessment in the cyclone depart
ment has been coming in nicely; have
about two-thirds collected; have paid
one-half the loss and every body happy.
The expressions from each member
with remittances show a grand spirit in
the work. Hundreds of them expressing
themselves in their anxiety to pay their
snare in the loss and sending their sym
pathy to their Mlow members and
brothers in the work.
We might give you along list of indi
vidual sayings from different members
but will not take the time and space to
do so. It is gratifying however, to the
officers of this company to know that
our members are loyal tothecause; loyal
to those who hav had losses and are
responding as fast as thf y can. Many
of them are borrowing the money to do
There are a goodly number, however,
who have written that it is impossible
for them to raise the money just at this
time, but will do so at the earliest pos
sible date. Many of them have not
raised a crop for three years; have noth
ing to sell except a cow or horse and no
market for them. Iu this line we have
some very pitiful letters, but all through
them they breath the loyalty of good
and kind hearts in the cause for human
ity. Four members have cancelled out of
the company, but we have received in
their stead more than one hundred mem
bers. At that rate we would be willing
to lose any member who feels that bis
insurance is costing him too much, if
twenty-five new men will conclude that
our company is the best with which to
The Mutual Insurance Association has
made a call for a special meeting on Wed
nesday night during the state fair. The
place will be announced in this depart
ment a week prior to the fair.
The association will have head quar
ters on the ground and will be glad to
meet any and all persons who are inter
ested in mutual insurance, whether it be
life or fire.
Are You Tired all the time? Then
your blood needs tobeenriched and puri
fied by Hood's Sarsaparilla, the One True
Blood Purifier. It gives vigor ana vi
Hood's Pills are easy to take, easy
to operate. Cure indigestion, bilious
In the First District.
There is much interest being shown in
the selection of a candidate for congress
in the first district. It is almost.certain
that a good man who will make a live
and energetic ' campaign in that district
this fall can be elected. The present con
gressman is unpopular, is an outspoken
gold standard man with a most unsat
Lancaster county will recommend
either Mr. J. C. McNerney or Mr. G. W.
Berge, both attorneys in Lincoln. Lither
would be a very satisfactory candidate
and amply able to leave -'committeeman
No. 2" at home. Mr. Berge has
twice been a candidate for county judge
and made a good showing each time.
Mr. McNerney has been an active work
er for the party ever since its organiza
tion in Lancaster county, and in the
early days of the party was one of those
who accepted positions on the ticket and
stumped the county for the whole ticket
in the face of certain deteat. He is a gooa
speaker and would make a lively cam-
Pa,Sn- . ... .
Mr. tferge s support win oe among xne
younger meinners 01 tne party, in tne
city, while Mr. McNerney will have with
him the older members and the most 01
the country delegations.
Attention, Seventh Ward Populists.
The people's party electors of the Sev
enth ward are requested to meet at
Leavitt's coal yard, corner fourteenth
and Y streets. Tuesday, July 10, at
7:30 p. m. for the purpose of electing
twelve delegates to the county conven
tion to be held here next Saturday.
We offer One Hundred Dollar Reward for any
cane of Catarrh that can not he cured by Hall's
K.J. CHENEY CO.. Prone.. Toledo. O,
We, the undersigned, have known F. J. Cheney
Inr the last IB Tears and believe him perfectly
honorable In all business transactions and finan
cially able to carry ont any obligations made
by their firm. , , .
West Troax, Wholesale DruKRists, Toledo, O.;
Welding, Klunau & Marvin, Wholesale DrUR
rlste. Toledo. O.
Hall's Catorrh Cure Is taken internally, actlntt
dlrertlv on the blood nhd mucous surface of the
system. Price, 75c per bottle. Sold by all drug
gists. Testimonials tree.
FRGY & FReY,
I FLORISTS. I
WEDDING & PARTY
Telephone or Telegraph Orders Filled on
Store 12 & 0 Sts Phone 824.
Greenhouses 23d AG, " 322.
Hastings, Neb., July 7, 1896.
The merchants of this city report a
steady increase in trade.
Wheat will go about 40 bushels to the
acre. Oats about 75.
Hon. M. A. Hartigan orator at Rose
land this county on the 4th, B. M. Par
menter at Juniata, John Stevens at
Clay Center, Judge Cissna at Eustis and
Charley Tamey at Arapahoe and still we
had somegood oratory spoiling at home.
Bye and winter wheat have all been
harvested and farmers say that the yield
will be very Batinfaetory.
Sheriff Otto Otten of this county died
on the morning of the lstinst., at 10:49.
Mr. Otten was elected to the office of
sheriff of this cou,nty last November by a
very popular vote and so far as he has
performed the duties of that very im
portant office he had given entire satis
faction. Mr, Otten was 37 years of age
and had been in office six months within
a few days, He leaves a devoted and
loving wife and four children to mourn
his loss as father and husband, and very
many personal fr ends who will misB him
from their midst.
Miss Kittie Hartigan started yester
day on another elocutionary tour. She
is billed for Central City, St. Paul and
David City. She is making a success of
her talent along this line.
The St. Louis and St. Lincoln plat
forms with the two Macs, constitute
bright and shining marks for the hosts
of iree coinage in the coming struggle.
The nomination of McKinley and Mc
Coll and the gold plank upon which they
stand falls like a funeral pall upon the
g. o. p. of Adams county.
The mortal remains of Sheriff Otten
were interred in the cemetery northeast
of the city on the afternoon of the 3d
inst. There were 118 carriages in the
procession. The, religious services were
performed in German by Rev. Fretzie
and in English by Rev. H. O, Scott. The
A. O. U, W, lodge had charge of the fu
neral. The prohibition party of this county
met at the court house at 3 p. m. yester
day afternoon and after some sparring
it was concluded to disband the party
organization for the present.
The county commissioners of this
county appointed August Berge to fill
tne office of county sheriff until the fall
election on account of the death of Sher
Prof. Bruner, the state Entymologist
at the State University has a largo quan
tity of inoculated chintz bugs that he
will send out to farmer's desiring them.
Send and get a bottle of them.
Attorneys at Law, Lincoln. Neb-
Notice Is hereby given. That by virtue of an
order of sale Issued by the clerk of the district
court of the Third Judicial district of Nebraska,
within and for Lancaster county, In an action
wherein Anna F. Baker is plaintiff, and John G.
Dulingetal., defendants, I will, at 2 o'clock p.
m on the 11th day of August A. 1). 18, at the
east door of the court house, in the city of Lin
coln, Lancaster county, Nebraska, offer for sale
at public auction the following described real
Lot seven (7),in block two hundred and twelve
(212). in the city of Lincoln, Lancaster county,
Given under my hand this 7th day of July A.
D.. 1896,. v JOHN J. TROMPEN.
The mind, wearied with the day's
heat and toil, refreshes the
appetite with staunch
home cooking at the
ANNEX. Ever mindful of '
the hungry man and woman, careful
attention is accorded the eater at
133 South 12th St.
, . iltofogf if Iff vf
129 So. 11th St.
GALLERY ESTABLISHED IN 1871.
Lincoln.Neb. ; Work Guaranteed. Prices Low.
Wh ile you are not busy, suppose you
get up a club of subscribers for this
paper. Send us three yearly subscribers
with $3 ana we will sena you tnis paper
!rse for one year.
IiCft Hie G. O. P.
Quite a number of republican papers
in Oregon and Kansas have renounced
their allegiance to the party since the
adoption of the gold standard platform
dv tne national reuiiuin-tiu uuuvtunuu
and announced allegiance to tne peoples
Invading their Camp.
Eugene V. Debs, the noted labor agi
tator, is stumping the JSew Lngland
states in the interests of the peoples
Sufferers need suffer no longer. I will
send to any one the formula for a com
plete cure of this painful disease, the in
gredients of which can be procured at
any drug store for a trifK
Send f 1.00 in stamps or 1. 0. money
order. Address. C. M. Mackintosh.
Room 4 McVickcr's Theatre Bldg.
i? "Thurston on Silver"
One million copies advertised and cir.
culated from Maine to Alaska. Agents
w.inted everywhere to sell this power
ful pamphlet in favor of free coinage at
idealized by the chairman of the late
Repub ican National Convention.
It contains 16 pages. Copies by mail 74
W. B. CROMBIE, PUBLISHER, Lincoln, Neb,
THE GRAND ISLAND CONVENTION.
Half Fare Sates on all Nebraska Bail-roads-
Arrangements have been made with
all Nebraska railroads for a one-fare
rate to the , populist state delegate con
vention at Grand Island on July 15
This is an open rate for all and reqffires
no certificates. This rate has been
granted by the Western Passenger asso
ciation. Tickets are good sold on July
14th and 15th and returning till July
17. All visiting the populist state con
vention at Grand Island are entitled to
Arrangements have also been made at
Grand Island for first-class hotel accom
modations at $1.25 per day.
F. D. JSAGEK, I J. A. UiDGEHTON,
Secretary. I Chm. State Com
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Brass 0.kk1s and Fairbanks
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FAIRBANKS, MORSE & CO.,
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The Columbia you want is ready for you. Not a day's delay,
if you choose regular equipment. We have been preparing for
months to meet the present great demand.
STOCK 13 COMPLETE.
Suck quality at such prices is unheard of. But Hartfords are lead
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Branch Stores and Agencies In almost every city and town. If Columblas are not properly
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HAIL, CYCLONE, FIRE.
S. LICHTY, President,
Falls City, Neb.
I. N. LEONARD, Yice-President
I ; Ji--r' I ' nwp.jMw? """I I
Ihe Nebraska Mutual, Fire and Cyclone Ins. Co
Is four years old. Has nearly a million at risk. Has sus
tained nearly $1,000 in losses. Insurance has cost the
Members only $4.50 for $1,000. Who can afford to lay
awake worrying when $i.i2j4 has been the cost for
carrying jjSi.ooo for one year against a Nebraska blizzard. '
Remember our fees are but $3.00 for $1,000 and 10c for
each additional $100.
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