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Aug. 6, 1896.
THE NEBRASKA INDEPEDENT.
Heart Disease Cured
By Dr. Miles' Heart Cure.
Ffcintln. Weak or Hungry SpelU. Irregu
lar or Intermittent Pube, Fluttering or Pal
pitation. Choking Sensation, Shortness of
Breath, Bwelllng of Feet and Ankles, are
symptoms of a diseased or Weak Heart,
MRS. N. C. MILLER.
Of Fori Wayne, In(5 trrlte oa Not, 29, 18X:
"I was afflicted lor forty years with heart
trouble and suffered untold agony. I had
weak, hungry spoUt, and my ueart would
palpitate so hard, toe pain would be so acute
and torturing, that I became so weak and
nervous I could not sleep, I was treated by
several physicians without relief and gave
up ever wins well again. About two years
ago I commenced using Dr. Miles' Eemedies.
One bottle of the Heart Cure stopped all
heart troubles and the Restorative Nervine
did the rost.and now I sleep soundly and at
tend to my household and social duties with
out any trouble.
Bold by druggiHts. Book sent free. Address
Dr. Miles Medical Co., Elkhart, Ind.
Cr. Miles' Remedies Restore Health.
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within ten days.
If you want a good watch for yourself
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Tfca American Federation.
Federal Union, No. 6332 moved into
' the commodious hall, being out of debt,
and having no rent to pay, and having
large membership of upright and use.
ful cititens, invitee all workingmen, all
men engaged in any useful occupation,
regardless of nationality, color, class or
party, to mite with the American Fed
ration of Labor for mutual education
b regard to all questions affecting the
Material welfare of all. Meetings every
Friday at 8 p. m. at 111 4 0 street. No
NEBRASKA CROP REPORT.
FINE EAIN8 AND GREAT CROPS
Excellent Crop Prospects is the Gen
rh Week Ending Monday, Aag-ut 8, 1896
Rainfall for the Week,
The temperature of the past week has
been about normal excepting on the last
day when it was several degrees above
making the weekly average about one
degree above the normal.
The rainfall has been generally h?avv
falling in showers accompanied by high
winds, and in a number of small areas bv
distructive hail storms. The rainfall to
the extreme southwestern counties was
between a quarter and a half an inch
while more than an inch fell over the rest
of the state and in the lower Platte river
valley the rainfall was from two to four
and a half inches.
The showery week has been unfavor
able for stacking and thrashing small
grain, and some slight damage is report
ed from growing in the shock or heating
in the stack, i tie past week has been
very favorable for corn and it has made
a rapid growth and the crop is now in
unusually promising condition and is
well advanced for the season of the year.
in portions 01 tbe southwestern coun
ties corn has suffered severely from lack
of rain and the crop is permanently in
jured. Generally, however the early
planted corn is now considered sure of a
good crop and there is a feeiing among
the reporters 01 the Service that a good
corn crop is sure and an excellent pros
pect for the largest crop ever, raised in
Pastures continue in good condition.
The wild hay crop is being cut and is a
largecrop. Millet is an unusually good
REPORT BY COUNTIES.
Butler The rains of the week insure a
good crop of corn as far as moisture is
concerned, retarded thrashing and stack
ing, and put the ground in good condi
tion for fall plowing. Clouds of grass
hoppers flew over on the 29th.
Cass Corn has made excellent pro
gress, some damage to shocked grain
by rain and thrashing delayed.
Clay Wild hay excellent. Corn grow
ing rapidly and bids far to be thebimrest
crop ever produced in the county. There j
is a large acreage ot sorgum, a good
crop. Plowing for wheat in progres and
ground in good condition. A large
acreage will be sown. !
Fillmore The rain early in the week
has made early corn. Small grain crow
ing in shock and heating in stack. Hail
did considerable damage in southern
part of county.
tiage liain and wind storm of the
29th blew down the corn aud cane badly
but is now straightening up pretty well.
But little plowing done yet on account
of too wet ground. Thrashing is progres
Hamilton- Hail extended over a large
area doing much damage to corn. Small
grain with the exception of oats a fair
crop. Soil in fine condition for plowing.
Jefferson The corn crop is practically
assured with fair weather from now on.
Fruit is plenty and quality good. Fall
ohnson Small grain injured in the
shock by wet weather. Corn blown down
somt by high winds on the 28th but has
straightened up much since. The corn
crop promises to be a large one.
Lanoaster Another fine week for
corn. Early p.anted almost past dan
ger. Some fall plowing done. Millet is a
first class crop. Apples not so many as
Nemaha The storm of the 28th blew
down cane and corn stalks, and blew ofi
many apples. All grain in shock is dam
aged and aii stacks more or less wet. -Nuckolls
During storm of the 28th
corn and cane was badly blown down.
All thrashing machines are running at
their full capacity.
Otoe Week has been hot with frequent
showers. Corn growing rapidly, ears
forming two and three on each stalk.
Rains have retarded stacking and
thrashing, bulk of grain in shock still
and some danger of spoiling.
Pawnee Corn damaged by heavy
storm of the 29th by being blown down
and many stalks broken quite off. Small
number of grasshoppers passed north
east on the 31st.
Polk The rain of the 30th and 31st
will make the corn crop. Ground in
good condition for fall plowing. Pas
ture freshening np.
Richardson Favorahie weather lor
tbe splendid corn crop now growing.
Early planted corn in roasting ears.
Saline Another good week for corn
but hard forstackingorthrashing grain.
Pastures in good condition, also ground
for fall plowing. Corn growing very tall
but shooting wetland seems sure of a
Saunders Corn in unusually promis
ing condition aud all crops doing well
except for an area of about ten Bquare
miles including all ot tbe city of Ashland
which was visited by a most disasterons
hail storm on the afternoon ot July 31.
Seward Corn progressing finely and
the indications are for an excellent crop.
Some are plowing for fall wheat and rye.
Apples are falling badly. -
Thayer Corn still in good shape but
in southern part of county seeds more
rain. Early planted is safe. Stacking
mostly doue and fall plowing begun.
York Small grain about all stacked
and thrashing well under way. The
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rain of the 30th and 31st has helped
corn out wonderfully and look tor a nig
I crop. Second crop of alfalfa and millet
Boyd Harvesting completed. Stack
ing in progress and a few thrashing ma
chines have started. The rain of tbe
28th seems to assure th heaviest corn
crop ever known in the county.
Bert Small grain in shock waiting for
weather to dry it. Corn is doing well
and the early planted is in roasting ear
and promises a full crop. Millet very
heavy. Apples plenty. Second crop of
alfalfa and bay doing finely.
Cedar Heavy wind and hail has done
much damage to oats, wheat and corn.
Some corn leaves mostly torn off but
most of the corn is doing finely. Pas
tures look finely. Millet good.
Colfax Corn received the required
rain this week and is in very promising
condition. Small grain all harvested
but yielding poorly because of the rust
Potatoes good. More hay than we need,
Cuming Tbe wet weather has made it
hard to save small grain. Better for all
crops without any more rain for a short
time at least.
Dixon Wheat and oats in shock and
the continuous rains have damaged the
grain some. Some damage to corn from
Dodge Harvesting and thrashing
Lave been delayed on account of wet
weather. Pastures abundant. Corn in
flue condition. Flight of grasshoppers
noticed on the 28th moving eastward.
Douglas Potatoes will average very
good. Wind on night of 28th blew fruit
off trees and blew down corn some but
not much damage done. Corn in fine
Holt Grain mostly cut but little in
stack because of wet weather. Millet
about all cut. Flax and buckwheat
looking finely. Second crop of alfalfa in
bloom. Corn is extra fine. Some rye
Madison Corn continues to promise
an unsurpassed crop, stacking well un
der way. Second crop of alfalfa cut.
Pierce The rains of the past week
have assured a corn crop. Harvest is
nearly over. Hail in the northern part
of county on the 28th did considerable
damage to corn and standing grain.
Wild hay being cut and a full crop.
Platte Rains very damaging to hay
and grains in shock but with seasonable
tall insures the largest corn crop this
country has ever produced. Ground in
fine condition for fall plowing.
Sarpy Corn growing rapidly and look
ing better than for some time and pros
pects for a heavy crop. Small grain is
in rather bad condition as most of it is
in the shock still because of the wet
Stanton Harvesting is all done and
some grain thrashed. The quantity is
good but the yield is not what was ex
pected. Corn is growing very fast and is
Washington Too much rain this week
for wheat and oats, some damage done
to hay. But for late potatoes and corn
it is a maker.
Wayne Harvesting nearly all done.
The continued rains and cloudv weather
will damage grain before it can be
Boone Hay crop fine: pastures good.
Some apple trees loaded with fruit. Fine
rains of the week insure the biggest crop
of corn ever raised in this county.
Buffalo Thrashing in progress but in
terrupted somewhat by rain. Rye is a
good crop; also potatoes. Corn is in un
usually good condition.
Custer Thrashing commenced and
small grain yielding better than was ex
pected. Corn much improved since the
rain and now in good condition.
Dawson A showery week for thrashing
out of shock. Corn generally looks fine
ly but there is a strip four or five miles
wide in part of county that will be al
most a failure.
Hall Wheat is more than an average
crop. Corn is the best for this time of
tbe year that this county ever had.
Howard Small grain all cut and
Blacking in progress but somewhat de
layed by rains. The rain came just at
the right time, as it was getting dry.
Corn never looked better at this season.
Loop Corn looks fairly well. Harvest
about over and stacking and thrashing
Merrick The rain of the 30th will help
corn much. Oats light in amount and
weight. Grass, millet and alfalfa doing
Sherman Thrashing is general. Late
rains have improved the corn, and it
seems that the crop is now assured.
Valley Thrashing commenced. Most
oats light and poor; wheat good yield
and mostly good quality. The rain as
sures a good corn crop; it is now in the
Chase Week hot and dry, with only
local showers covering small areas. Corn
drying np, also grass, potatoes and gar
dens. Dundy Thrashing commenced: small
yield. Corn needs rain; some fields burnt
up. Late corn still holding its own.
Furnas Some fields of corn in the
south part of county damaged by
drouth. The rain of tbe 28th extended
over the county and helped the crop
much. The crop will be very streaked,
some fields good and some poor.
Harlan Corn in some fields badly
burnt and some corn injured by being
blown down in storm of the 28th. Gen
erally, however, the condition of corn is
Kearney Too wet for stacking or
thrashing grain. Potatoes rotting some.
Full crop of hay from both wild and
tame grasses. Present indications are
for the largest yield of corn ever raised
in this county.
Phelps Corn in good condition and
the rains of the week will probably in
sure a crop.
Red Willow The showers of the week
have been local, leaving many places
without much rain. The showers have
kept the corn green, but many patches
are past saving.
Webster We received a good rain this
week and corn never looked better or
cleaner. The early planted is about
Cheyenne and Deuel Hay harvest un
der full headway, with prospects for a
big crop. There will be a large crop of
potatoes. Corn is good and pastures
Keith Splendid showers have insured
a bountiful corn crop unless we have un
usually, ary, hot weather from now on.
Lincoln Local showers very benefi
cial to corn and late potatoes. In some
places corn badly damaged by drouth.
Pasture and upland hay excellent.
gan Harvesting much delayed by
wet weather, put now neany nnisnea.
Ripans Tabules cure torpid liver.
Prospects excellent for a largecrop of
Scott's Bluff Wheat and barley har
vest began. Corn growing well. Wild
bay being cut.
Box Butt A good week, with heavy
rain. Crops are doing finely again.
Small grain being harvested for hay.
Cherry Grain about all harvested and
a good yield. Corn doing well; potatoes
a fine crop.
Keya Paha Wheat about all cat and
some being stacked; a light crop. Corn
looking well. Gras in good condition.
Rock Still fine growing weather; pas
tures good and corn splendid. Hay
crop light. .
Sheridan Harv.-t in well under way.
Yield is good in smite localities and very
poor in others. Corn is at least two
weeks earlier than usual and is in good
condition. Rain has spoilt much hay
and retarded the work.
G. A. LOVELAND,
I). P. Sims, dentist rooms 42, 43 Burr
Bl'k., Lincoln, Nebraska. ' 14
To Clnr Patrons-
The following is a list of the principal
business firms that place advertisements
in this and other populist papers. You
should remember tbein with your pat
ronage. They are not all populists, but
they are liberal-minded, sensible business
men who concede the right to every man
to yrink and act and vote with any po
litical party he may desire. Give them a
call; they will treat you right:
Miller & Paine, dry goods, Lincoln.
Alliance Store, groceries, 245 S. 11th
Boston Store, department store, Oma
ha. Browning, King & Co., clothing, Lin
coln. Challenge Wind & Feed Mill Co., Bata
Dew Moines Incubator Co., DesMoines,
Fairbanks, Morse A Co., pumps, en
gines, etc., Omaha.
Kitselman Bros., wire fence mfg's,
Lincoln Business College, Lincoln.
MoCormick Harvesting Co., Chicago.
Nebraska Clothing Co., Omaha.
Nebraska Seed Co., Omaha.
Summers, Morrison & Co., Commis
H. S. Williamson, hogs, Beaver City,
J. . Wolfe, hogs, Lincoln.
Cat this list out and put it in your
pocket for reference.
Notice tbe Cheap Bates and the
Number of Excursions to
be Bun This Year by
To Denver, Colorado springs and Pu
eblo, only $24.15 round trip.
To Hot Springs, 8. !., JSU4.80 round
To Yellowstone National Park, special
To California and to Europe; besides
these, manv personally conducted excur
sions to points of interest. -
On August 3lst ana September 1st w
will sell tickets to St. Pant and return
for $9.90. account annual encampment
Grand Army of the Republic.
If you contemplate trip anywhere,
before purchasing your ticket please aK
low us to quote you rates. Full infor
mation at is. & M. depot, 7 th streets, oe
tween P and Q streets, or city office, cor
ner Tenth and O streets.
G. W. Bonnell, C. P. fc T. A
59-8 Lincoln, Nebraska.
HuntihK the Wild Goat
Thawfiito trnnt. nr Rockv Mountain'
goat, as it is indiscriminately culled, is'
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a species ol Dijr game rareiy nuoiwi uy
annnfamoil Thin 1H tint. RO iniich beCaUHO
OVI fct !- ' - -
of the difficulty of killing the animal, nor
because ot its actual rarny. id
nirt animal, easilv shot when once found.
It is not, however, found in the UHual
hunting grounds, as are near, aeer, ei k,
etc. It is remote from the common, lo
calities, but where found is in goodly
numbers. It ranges very uign up m
mountains, above timber line usually.
among rocks and cliffs. This requires
great labor to get at It, out once mere,
the hunter will get his game nine times
out of ten.
T vnn ihm n rend of At coat hnnt
made in the Bitter Root range in Mon
tana, in the tall ot iwo, sena si cents
to Charles S. Fee, General passenger
agent. Northern Pacific railroad, St.
Paul, Minn., lor wonaenana vo, witrew
recounts such a hunting expedition.
On the morning of the 4ta a boy of
this city left his home. He is 14 years
old, small, well built, large grey eyes,
light hair, rather stooped shoulders.
Any information aa to nis wnere
abonts would be gladly received.
Address Independent office. 11
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MONDAY, AUG. 24.
Dedication Day, at which Governor Holcomb and all ex-governors,
and all state officers of Nebraska, will be present. Judge Hayward
of Nebraska City will deliver the dedicatory address and turn the
camp over to Commander Culver.
TUESDAY, AUG. 25.
Shiloh Day. Speakers General Prentiss, of Missouri; Ex-Governor
Thayer, and Hon. H. C. Russell, of Nebraska.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26.
Chicamauga and Chattanooga Day. Speakers General Palmer of
Illinois, and General Manderson of Nebraska.
THURSDAY, AUG. 27.
Gettysburg and Vicksburg Day. Speakers General Sickles of New
York, Senator Allen, Senator Thurston, and A. V. Cole, of Nebraska.
FRIDAY, AUG. 28.
Appomattox Day. Speakers General Henderson of Iowa, Paul
Vandervoort and Hon, J. L. Caldwell of Nebraska.
SATURDAY, AUG. 29, Breaking Camp.
L.C. PACE, Chrn.; C.H. RUDGE,
Location4i!ommittee O. W. Webster, Chairman; J. D. Garner,
John W. Ben, J. D. Woods.
Committee on Tents and Barracks
Joseph Teeter, Joseph Burns, J.
Concessionary Committee John McClay, Chairman; H. Herpol
sheimer, J'. H. Wescott, C. H. Rudge.
Quartermaster Supply Committee C. M. Parker, Chairman; Brad
Slaughter, Dr. Hoover, R. W. Johnson.
Committee on Transportation and Finance O. W. Webster, John
L. McConnell, C. M. Parker, John McClay.
HALF FARE OHM ROADS
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CITY OFFICE I 15 NORTH I2TH STREET, LINCOLN, NEBR.
DYE WORKS 126 SOUTH IOTH ST.
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Cleaned and Nicely Pressed.
Only First-Class Dye
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Then Gome and Take Advantage of These Un-i
paraded Prices Before it is Too Late.
Per Dozen: Little Queens 50c; Cabinets $1 ; Very Best Cab'ts. $2.
The Zenith Studio. 938 P St., Lincoln.
We don't care to come before the public with the stereotyped "best on earth"
proposition. We wish to state briefly that we are making and selling a wheel
that's right, and although tbe price is f 100, we put honest value in it; don't fail to
remember this point. We would like to send you a catalogue. Its to be had for
H. A. LOZIER & CO., Cleveland, Ohio.
BRANCH HOUSES-337 Broadway, New York City; 330 Arch St., Philadelphia,
Pa.; 304 McAllister street, San Francisco, Cal.; 18 Holburn Viaduct, London,
Place de la Madelaiue, Paris.
FACTORIES Toledo, O.; Thompsonville, Ct. & Toronto, Junction, Ontario;
(Mention this paper.)
Treas.; J.H. WESTCOTT, Secy.
John I. McConnell, Chairman;
and Cleaning Works
Works in the City
We will take your pho
tos at greatly reduced
prices. Bead and see,
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invitation or admission will be charged.
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