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    Ang. 27, 1896.
THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT.
110 VAY TO
BEATBRYAIJ.
What Electoral College
Figures Show.
FIFTEEN STATES CERTAIN.
Populists Cannot Fail to Add
Four More.
J. FAIR FIGHT FOB THE BEST.
OknW In Political Sentiment That In
anr Damoeimtie Success Aocarat Com
putation Baaed en Assured Data Great
T Part of Doubtful State Lean Toward
Silver Bryan Could Win Without New
York, IlllnoU and Indiana.
From the New York Journal.
It baa been Bald that the political flguren
may as well give up their calculations this
year, as the election Is one in which the
Issues are novel, party lines broken and
new deals made In the game of politics.
While this Is in a measure true the con
clusion reached Is Incorrect Except in a
few states the Democracy is as powerful as
ever, and in some parts of the country,
whore it has formerly for years had barely
a standing, its strength has greatly In
creased. The marked enthusiasm of the
large majority of the Democratic national
convention means something. It indicates
a Democratic revival In the west and south.
The Populist power Is shown by the elec
tions of 1809 and 1894. Its union on the
Democratic candidate is Just so much solid
gain, If the bolting Democrats should put
a third candidate into the field, Its oulycf.
feet would be to draw to the ballot box the
few Democrats who, dissatisfied with the
action at Chicago, but not prepared to
wallow protection, plutocracy and pater
nalism In MoKlnley, might otherwise re
main away from the polls.
If no third candidate should be in the
Held, some disaffected Democrats might
vote for McKlnley, but quite as many
would vote with their party rather than
lose their votes. Hence there is good
ground now for an Intelligent judgment on
the outlook, based on former votes and the
ascertained strength of parties.
The questions that present themselves
In considering the chances of success are:
L Have the Populists lost or gained
strength linoe the election of 1893f
& Will the Populist support of the Dem
ocratic candidate for president, William J.
Bryan, be general?
8. Will the defection from the Demo
cratic party, caused by the action of the
Chicago convention, be great enough to
offset the increase of strength gained from
the Populist voter
! 1. An the Fopnllst growing-?
1 The total popular vote in 1893 was as
follows:
Dem 00 ratio.. 5,556,018
Republican 6,176,106
Populist 1.041,038
The Democratic and Populist vote com
bined was 6,607,940, or 1,421,888 in excess
of the Republican vote.
The total Populist vote In 1894 was
1,888,453, or 823,424 larger than in 1893.
In view of the large Populist vote, it is
significant that the Democratic vote in
1892 showed an increase of 18,685 over the
vote of 1888, while the Republican vote de
creased 364,108 from the vote at the elec
tion of four years previous.
In the states whloh will be the battle
ground of the election the increase or de
crease of the Populist vote in 1894, as com
pared with 1892, is as follows;
In- De-
' tn 1892. In 1894. crease, crease.
California 85,353 61,1)01
25,952
Colorado 63,584 82,111
Idaho 10,520 7,121
Illinois. 22,207 60,703
Indiana 22,808 29.868
Iowa... 20,595 82,118
Kansas (1886).. ..168,111 118,829
Michigan 19,802 80,012
Minnesota 29.818 87.981
Montana......... 7,884 15,240
Nebraska. 83.184 97,816
Nevada 7,264 5.623
Worth Dakota... 17,700 9,854
Ohio (1896) 14,850 62,675
Oregon 26.986 26,038
South Dakota.... 26,644 26,668
Washington 19,165 25.140
West Virginia... 4,166 Fusion
Wisconsin 9,900 26,604
Wyoming 7,722 2,176
28,527
87.885
7,180
11,623
10,120
58,618
7,906
14,681
8,895
44,782
1.741
8,346
"'OK
37.825
24
5,976
5,546
These figures do not correctly show in
all oases the actual Populistio increase or
decrease. In Colorado, for Instance, the
Populist vote of 1803 shows the fusion
Democratic and Populist vote. In 1894
(the congressional election) the Democrats
had no candidate and divided their votes
between the Republicans and Populists. In
Idaho the Democratic and Populist votes
were bunched together in 1893 and sepa
rated in 1894. The Kansas vote of 1893
shows the combined Democratic and Popu
list vote, while in 1895 they were divided.
In Nebraska in 1893 there was a bitter
aght among the Democrats over the ques
onof fusion on the Populist electoral
ticket, the local Democratic leaders fearing
they might lose their power in their or
ganization if fusion prevailed. The com
bination was defeated, but the Democratic
vote, whloh had been 80,552 in 1888 and
71.881 In 1890, dwindled down to 24,943.
In 1894, on a union with the Populists on
governor, It was 97,815, and 6,985 votes
were cast for a silver Democratic candidate.
The Democratic Populist governor carried
the state.
In North Dakota the Democratic and
Populist votes were counted together as
Populists in 1892 and separately in 1894.
In Nevada in 1894 the vote of 5,523 was
east for Governor Jones, the silver oandi
data Seven hundred and eleven votes
were cast for a Populist.
In arriving at the total Populist vote of
1,863,462, in 1894, some Democratic votes
an therefore included in cases where Dem
ocrats supported Populist candidates. But
this is offset by the fact that in North Caro
lina, where the Republicans fused with
the Populists in electing a chief justice of
the supreme court, and in other states
where the Republicans combined with the
Populists in electing judges and congress
men the votes were counted as Republican
and no enumeration was made of the Pop
ulist votes. Hence the total of 1,868,453 is
as nearly accurate as possible,
The extent and enthusiasm of the last
Bt Louis convention, as well as the proof
given by these figures, show that the Popu-
llct strength has not "diminished since its
large vote ai 18U3.
f. Will the Populist sopport
of Bryan
be fonerelT
It is as ridiculous to suppose that the
Populists will not support Uryan as it was
to imagine that the Chicago Democratic
convention would not avail itself of its
ample majority to make good its two-thirds
vote, to lay down a platform in accordance
with its own views and to select its own
standard bearer, or as it was to predict thot
the St. Louis Populist convention would
throw awoy its chances of success and
nominate a candidate who could not be
elected In preference to a candidate with a
good prospect of success. ,
From the first the Populist convention
was iu favor of Bryan's nomination, but
its members desired to act In a manner
that would preservetbeir own organization
Intact and not merge It in the Democratic
organization. The Texans were more ear
nest than others on this point, because of
their great strength In their state and the
much larger strength of the Democracy.
But with them, as with all, the talk of a
middle of the rood candidate for the presi
dency was as nonsensical as the talk of a
"side ditch" bolt from the action of the
convention is now.
The nomination of an independent Pop
nlist candidate for vice president accom
plishes all the so called middle of the road
delegates wanted. It preserves the identity
of the party, and Instead of injuriously af
fecting the president's vote will serve to
Increase it
The last vote in Texas for governor was,
In round numbers: Democratic, 843,000;
Populist, 160,000, and Republican, 65,000.
A Populist bolt in Texas would mean the
cutting down of the Populist vote 80 per
cent and the consequent increase of the
Democratic vote. . .
With the Democratic vote in the west
strengthened and increased by free sliver a
straight Populist nominee for president
would only lose the Populists the four
states they carried with Democratic help
In 1892 Colorado, Idaho, Kansas and Ne
vada.
S. Will the defection of the gold Dem-
defeat Bryan?
In considering the amount of danger to
the Chicago ticket from the disaffection of
the gold Democrats, It is important to re
member that such disaffection is serious in
only a limited number of states and Is
scarcely of any account whatever in the
west
Of the New England and middle states
Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Mas
sachusetts and Pennsylvania elected the
Republican electoral tickets in 1893 and
may be conceded to the Republicans now.
Any gold Democracy movement in those
states is Immaterial If half the Democrats
should repudiate the Chicago candidates,
they could only swell the Republican ma
jorities. Connecticut, New York and New
Jersey are, on the other hand, very im
portant Democratic states. With Dela
ware, Maryland and West Virginia, their
electoral votes were east for Cleveland in
1893.
It is claimed that the gold Democrats
Will turn over Connecticut, New Jersey
and New York to the McKlnley Repub
licans in this election.
In the section most affected by the silver
and Populist movements through the
mining and agricultural interests, five
states ran no Democratic electoral tickets
in 1892 Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, North
Dakota and Wyoming. In Nevada, al
though a Democratic electoral ticket was
In the field, the Democrats generally voted
with the Populists. Colorado, Idaho,
Kansas and Nevada were in consequence
carried by the Populists by pluralities in
Colorado of 14,964, in Idaho of 1,921, in
Kansas of 5,874 and in Nevada of 4,453.
In North Dakota the Populists obtained
181 plurality in the state, but the three
electoral votes went one to eaoh candi
date. In Wyoming the Republicans se
cured 782 plurality.
In the other western and Pacific Btates
a combination of the Democratic and Pop
ulist votes in 1893 would have made these
changes in the results:
California, carried by the Democrats by
144 plurality, would have given 25,496
plurality over the Republicans.
Illinois, carried by the Democrats by
26,993 plurality, would have given them a
plurality of 49,200. v
Indiana's Democratic plurality of 7,125
would have been Increased to 29,333.
Iowa's Republican plurality of 22,905
would have been reduced to 2,870.
Michigan's Republican plurality of 20,
413 would have dwindled to 520.
Minnesota's Republican plurality of 21,
903 would have been changed to a plurality
of 7,410 against the Republicans.
Montana, instead of giving 1,270 plural
ity for the Republicans, would have given
a plurality of 6,064 for the Democrats.
Nebraska's Republican plurality of 4,093
over the Populists would have given a
plurality of 20,850 against the Republican
ticket '..
Ohio would have reversed the Repub
lican plurality of 1,072 to a plurality of
18,778 for the other side.
Oregon, which gave a mixed vote, show
ing a small plurality for the Republicans,
would havo given a plurality of 6,206
against Harrison.
South Dakota's plurality of 8,344 for the
Republicans would have changed to 737
against them. L
Washington's Republican plurality of
6,658 would have been wiped out and a
Democratic and Populist plurality of 12,
607 would have turned the state to the
other side.
West Virginia's Democratic plurality of
4,174 would have been increased to 8,340.
Wisconsin's Democratic plurality Of 6, 544
would have swelled to 16,453.
Wyoming, which gave Harrison 732
plurality, would have doled out to him
only 202. '
Allowing to the Chicago Democratic
candidate only the states that are believed
to be certain for him, whatever the gold
Democrats may do, the following is tho
list of
DEMOCRATIC STATES.
Electoral vote,
Alabama 11
Arkansas
Florida
Georgia........ ...
Kentucky 13
Louisiana 8
Maryland 8
Mississippi 9
Missouri ; 17
North Carolina 11
South Carolina... 9
Tennessee'. 12
Texas 15
Utah 8
Virginia 12
Total.... .i 153
Add the Populist states:
Colorado 4
Idaho 8
Kansas 10
Nevada 8
Total 170
Conceding to the Republicans the states
likely to be affected by a Democratic bolt,
although the surrender of New York at
least is strongly and vigorously protested
against, McKlnley Is given the following
states:
KEPIBI.ICA 3 STATES.
Connecticut 6
Maine... 6
Newanr....'.'..".'.'.'.!!!!!!!!ll!!"!! 4
New Jersey...; 10
New York 83
Ohio 23
Pennsylvania 82
Rhode Inland... 4
Vermont.... 4
Wyoming 8
Total......' 148
This leaves unplaced the following states:
UNPLACED STATES
California 9
Delaware 8
Illinois 24
Indiana... 15
Iowa .,, 13
Michigan U
Minnesota 9
Montana. ,, 8
Nebraska 8
North Dakota
vamjMmjm o
urwKun '
South Dakota 4
Washington...;...... 4
West Virginia 6
Wisconsin 12
Total.... i ' ."SI
Where Will the Unplaced States Oof
Of the unplaced states, where ought
California to go!1 In 1892 its electoral vote
was given to Cleveland by 144 plurality.
The combined Democratic and Populist
vote was 25,406 over the Republicans. In
1894 the Democratic governor was elected
by 1,206 plurality anl the Democratic and
Populist votes combined had a plurality of
62,510 over the Republicans. It is a sig
nificant fact that much dissatisfaction pre
vailed, and while the Democratic governor
was elocted the other state officers went to
the Republicans.
Delaware has gone Democratic seven
times since 1876 and Republican once.
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Michigan
have In them some Democratic disaffection.
Judgment, based on ascertained facts,
would be justified in placing Illinois, In
diana and Wisconsin In the Bryan column.
.There is certainly good ground fof believ
ing they will maintain their combined
Democratic and Populist pluralities under
the Impetus of union and the promise of
victory,
. The rest of the unplaced states are on
the crest of the great western tidal wave of
the free silver movement and are believed
to be prepared to sweep away all opposition
to Bryan. Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska,
North and South Dakota, Oregon, Wash
ington and West Virginia are all counted
on to give the Chicago candidate their elec
toral votes.
Thoy are placed In the Democratic col
umn for good and convincing reasons.
Minnesota, because the Dumocratlo and
Populist vote of 1892, with both those
parties inharmonious and dissatisfied, was
7,410 larger than the Republican vote.
Montana, because without the prestige
of union and free silver coinage the Dem
ocratic and Populist vote combined was
6,064 larger than the Republican vote in
1892 for president, 2,489 larger in the con
gressional election of 1894 and 7,257 larger
in the last election for governor.
Nebraska, because the combined vote
was 20,850 larger than the Republican
vote in 1892, 10,187 larger in 1894 for gov
ernor and 19,614 larger last year on su
preme court judge.
North Dakota, because fusion without
the prestige of a solid union defeated tho
Republicans for governor iu 1893 by 1,729
plurality. j .
South Dakota, because the Democrats
and Populists together had a plurality
over the Republicans iu 1892 under ad
verse circumstances that kept Democrats
from the polls and reduced their vote more
than 60 per cent -
Washington, because it has shown large
Democratic and Populist pluralities over
the Republicans iu 1892 and all subsequent
elections.
West Virginia, because its straight
Democrats gave Cleveland a plurality, be
cause all its state officers and judiciary are
Democratic and because in eight elections
only one has boon Republican in its result.
The probablo results, based on the fore
going facts, are thus stated:
TBI DEMOCRATIC FORECAST.
Assured Democratic 153
Populist states of 1892 20
California 0
Delaware 8
Illinois 24
Indiana 15
Minnesota 9
Montana 8
Nebraska 8
North Dakota , 8
Oregon 4
South Dakota 4
Washington 4
West Virginia 4
Total ........"iffi
THE REPUBLICAN FORECAST.
Conceded Republican 143
Iowa ; 13
Michigan 14
Wisconsin 12
Total 182
Electoral vote for Bryan.. 265
For McKlnley 182
Electoral majority for Bryan 83
Conld Win Without Illinois and Indiana.
The concession of Illinois and Indiana
to the Republicans would make the follow
ing result:
Eepublican probable states 182
Illinois 24
Indiana , 15
Total 221
Or, in accordance with other Republican
figures and claims, this result might be
foretold:
Btates probably Republican 183
Delaware
Indiana 15
West Virginia 6
Nebraska 8
Oregon ' 4
Total. 218
Other Republican prophets give up the
western unplaced states except Indiana,
but claim for their ticket Delaware, North
Carolina and Louisiana. This would give,
with the states assigned to the Republic
ans: Assigned votes 182
Delaware , 3
Indiana , 15
North Carolina..... 11
Louisiana 8
Total 219
Still not enough to elect McKlnley.
On the other hand, it is seriously ques
tioned whother New York, with its deadly
Republican local feud and a Democracy
growing in enthusiasm for Bryan, whose
only crimes appear to be his youth and his
eloquence, will bo found In the Republican
column. Many Democrats deny that Ohio
can be safely counted for McKlnley, while
every man with a knowledge of politics can
judge whether It will not be more probable
that Iowa, Michigan and Wisconsin will
be found rolling on to the Democratic
shore on the great western tidal wave
than that Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Ne
braska, North Carolina, Oregon and Louis
iana will range themselves in the Republic
an column.
FIGHT FOR PRINCIPLE
Rousing Meeting of the Free Silver
Eepublican QhA.
ATT'Y BAINBOLTS SEASONS
He Defines the Three Classes of Re
publicans Very Aptly.
They're AH For Bryan.
The free silver republican club held a
large and enthusiastic meeting ou the
west side of the government square last
evenine. with Attorney Rainbolt as the
principal speaKer.
The meeting was called to order by
Chairman Laws. , C. Y. Long read the
minutes of the previous meeting. A mo
tion was then made and carried at the
suggestion of Mr. Humphrey that a com
mittee of nine be appointed to take com
plete charge of the exercises to be held
here on the 8th of September, when
Bryan and Sewall will be notified of their
nomination by the silver party of the
United States.
The meeting was then opened by a few
excellent selections by a free silver glee
club, composed of University students.
"What you go'in to do Uanna, what
vou iro'in to do?" brought down the
house.
Mr. Rainbolt then discussed free silver
from a republican standpoint. He
said there were three kinds of republi
cans here. First, those who are willing
to cast off party prejudice for a time and
look only to the good of the country;
second, those who were born republicans,
rocked in a republican cradle, and who
bad come to be a mere bundle of preju
dices; third, there were the office seekers,
or those who expected to be office seek
ers simply because Lancaster county was
a republican county. With the last two
classes there was little hope of salvation,
but he believed the rank and file of re
publicans were looking for light.
By means of a chart he showed that
the United States produced the great
bulk of the silver of the world, and added
that John M. Thurston was not in favor
now of American mints for American
mines and that ' he doubted his other
statement that his patriotism was as
eternal as the stars.
He said: "I have never before taken
part in politics. My republican friends
now come around and tell me what a
nice young man I am and that it is too
bad I'm leaving the party just as it was
ready to give me something. I have
never asked any party for an office. The
republican party when it met at St. Louis
deserted me without just cause or provo
cation and if it doesn't come back and
apologize to me and my friends I may
seek a divorce. A statesman is one who
looks beyond state or local interest,
sees a grsat principle, then advocates it
without the consent or aid of any party
on earth. A politician is one who
watches public sentiment and rides on
the tides of affairs. In this campaign
W. J. Bryan is the statesman. McKin
ley was nominated by the people but in
order to be president he accepted 4he
plank made by the same syndicate that
controlled the Cleveland administration.
In closing he said: "They tell ue that
gold is the honest money. Did it ever
pay a soldier or do anything lor trie com
mon people? No, it hid like the coward
it is. Gold is a deserter and a spy that
was never hung."
Great applause and enthusiasm greeted
the soeeker all through his speech.
U. W. Kerge was then called lor and
responded in his usual forcible style, after
which the meeting adjourned for one
week.
BRYAN ENTHUSIASM.
Voters oi Danbury and Beaver Pcecincts
Will Work for William J.
Danbury, Neb., Aug. 25. (Special
Correspondence.)The voters of Danbury
and Beaver precincts met in the city hall
in the city of Danburj August 22 for the
purpose of organizing a free silver club.
The house was called to order by W. A.
Winnear. who stated the object of the
meeting. J. W. Leisure was cbosen
temporary chairman and S. Simonson
temporary secretary. The club then
proceeded to permanent organization by
electing S. W. Stilgebauer president, J.
W. Leisure, vice president; ti. vv. vva-
den. second vice president; E. B. Lister,
third vice president; U. if. uowdown,
secretary; Wm. Sandon, assistant secre
tary and S. S. Graham treasurer. C. P.
Underwood and P. J. Bastian were ap
pointed a committee on music.
The president ana DOtn secretaries
compose trie executive committee, a
subscription was tanen up ana $d.o
subscribed, $16 of which was spot cash,
turned over to the treasurer.
The secretary was instructed to send a
report of said meeting to The Evening
Post, the JNebraska independent, tne
Weekly World-Herald and the McCook
Courier.
The next meeting will be held at the
school house in Danbury September 5,
1896.
A roll call was read of those who had
previously signed the clubbing list, re
vealed 95 names which number has been
raised to 110 at the present writing. It
was decided to have a two days' rally
the last of September and another four
weeks later and to spend our money on
nothing but first-class speakers. W. L.
Greene and G. L. Laws are two speakers
desired. This clab is composed of noth
ing but voters.
S. W. Stilgebauer, u. . uodown,
Pres.
Sec.
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F. D. Cornell, C. P. & T. A
H. C. Townsend, Q. P. & T. A. St Louis
Blpant Tabules cur liver troubles.
4
To 8t- Paul, to 8t. Paul, to Bt- Paul
Only $ 9.90 to St. Paul, Minn., and re
turn by the Northwestern route the
Short Line August 30 and 31 account
a i a s am iuti iwr n upu a i iih iii-h
aa huvA nn y tonriari limit- to S?DtembeC
Jll U Oil UUUU1 lUUHJ id i -' v
arirn nmnnn' th Itikpfl flll(i BtreaHlfl of
Ml.tv..-ifii anil W isnnn.t'n. tmrnnc- nna
UIU Ui-DW VMS ua - a
hunting, at a very low cost. Get pam
phlet on "Hints to Tourists" at city
office 117 South 10 street, and make
your arrangements for this delightful
trip. 9-4
It is Just Wonderful
The time the Union Pacific "Overlaid"
FAST mail No. 3 makes to Ogdeh, Salt
Lake, Butte, Helena, Portland, euttle
Baa Francisco and Los Anfreles. This
Daily Meteor has the finest equipment
consisting of Pullman Palace and Uphol
stered Tourist Sleepers, Free Reclining
Chair Cars, and Diner. For full informa
tion call on or address E. 11. Slosson,
General Agent, 1044 O St., or J. T. Mas
tin, C. T. A.
WM. LEESE,
Attorney at Law, Lincoln, Neb.
Sheriff Sale
Notice Is hereby .riven, that by virtue of an 1
order of sole issued by the clerk of the district
court ol the Third Judicial district of Nebraska,
vituin and for Lancaster county, man action
wherein the Woonsocket Institution tor saving
Is plaintiff, and Flora E. Grimes et al., defendants
I will, at 2 o'clock p. m., on the eighth day of
September A. D. 1896 at the east door of the
court house. In the city of Lincoln, Lancaster
county, Nebraska, offer for sale at public auction
the following described rent estate to-wlt:
Lots one (1), two (2), three (8) and four (4), Id
Lincoln Land Company's subdivision of lots one
(I) and two 12), in block one nundred ana lour
(104). In the city of Lincoln, Lancaster county.
Nebraska.
Oiven under my hand this 80th day of July A.
0,189. JOHN J. TROMFEN.
9-6t ti&erin.
rflivMmsS
i
FOE SALE CHEAP
Soo Railway,
on line of the
RfllRIE LANDS 'SS:1
TIMBERED LANDS Ss:
You can obtain Talnable information by answer-
1- Which STATE do you prefor?
2- Do you wEnt TIMfiKKKD or TRAIEIE landT
J-How MAN Y ACRES do you dosiret
4 What TEAMS anrt '1.WLS nave you7
5 Have you NEKtHBOKS who will join you iu
forming a SMALL. CU-LOaX, U the right .
location is foundt ... .
W 1.A.TA Inmla m.hti.1. Will Clllf "CfWI Rltlin.
IID uavc jie.i...o ..i.i.. v . .
in the RICH HARDWOOD country or on the
FERTILE PRAIRIES.
TT:mArrl T .on, 'a of frrtvri $1 Ift $11) nflT
acre depending upQ- QUALITY tud. LOCA-
Homesteads in North Dakota.
C for Home Seekers aud
Soticrs,
REDUCED RATES cit Household Goods, Tools,
Teams, Catl!etSheep, and Hods.
SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS
to any one who will bring a colony.
ArMrpaa. T. T. HURT). Land and Colonization
Agent, Soo Railway, Minneapolis. Minnesota.
FIVE FACTS.
Great Rock Island Routs!
Cheap
Outing Excursions.
First For the National Educational Heetlna .
Bt Denver, openlns Jnly 6th. the rate will be on
fare plus $2.00 for round trip. Tickets good to-
return ana time np to ana including aep. ist.
Second The regular Tourist Car to California)
via Kansas City runs once a week, and leave
Chicago every Thursday at t p.m., Kansas City
at 10.00 a.m. every Friday. Tickets based on
second class rate, and car runs on fastest trains.
and known as the Hbilllps-Kock Island Tourist
Excursions. Car arrive at Colorado Spring
Saturday, 7:M a.m.
Third Home-Seeker' Excursion to Texas
and New Mexico. Next one June lltfc. Rate, a
fare for round trip. Tickets good twenty days.
Keurtn for Mexico city tne iiocn isiaaa
runs a through sleeper from Kansas City daily
at 8:40 p.m. via Toprka, McFarland, Wichita and
Fort Worth and Austin to San Antonio, iwo
routes from there ar International B. H. to
Laredo, aud Mexican National to the City or
Mexico: Honthern Pacific and Mexican Interna
tional via Spotford and Eagle Pass to City of
Mexico.
Connection ar also mad at Fort worth via
th Texas Pacific to El Paso, and over th Mexi
can Central to City of Mexico.
Fifth Send to addres below for a Sourenlr
sailed the "Tourist Teacher," that -iTe much.
Information to tourist. Sent free.
JOHN 8EBASTAIN, G. F. A.,
Chicago.
Notice the Cheap Bates and tt
Number of Excursions tt
be Bun This Year by
The Burlington.
To Denver. Colorado Sprinjrs and Pu
eblo, only $24.15 round trip.
To Hot Springs, . v., f 24.au round
To leliowstone national rare, special
rates.
To California and to Europe; besides
these, many personally conducted excur
sions to points of interest.
On Aujrust 31st and September 1st
will cell tickets to St. Paul and return.
for $9.90, account annual encampment
Grand Army of the Kepubiic.
If you contemplate a trip anywhere,
before purchasing your ticket please al
low us to quote you rates. Full infor
mation at B. & M. depot, 7th street, be
tween P and Q streets, or city office, cor
ner Tenth and O streets.
G. W. Bonnell, C. P. & T. A.,
69-8 Lincoln, Nebraska.
National Encampment Q. A- E. Et- Paul,.
Minn.
The N. E. G. A. R. to be held this year
at St. Paul September 1 to 4, will at
tract an unusually large attendance of
old soldiers, as well as all classes of peo
ple, from this territory, as the oppor-
tunity to attend such a reunion at a
low a cost as only $9.90 for the rouu
trip from Lincoln, will not soon be pr
sented again. People who have nj
w"ii inmr Buiuiiivr vacation can (JO
at this time at a very low cost and
TtVT 1 ff H 1 iBnan - A.! xl
u hiMinHo in T.ilVn, J . i. i
with fine game, fish, and a country that
affords splendid bunting for those who
like that sport. As most of these re
sorts are ou the Northwestern-' line, the
direct line from Lincoln, no doubt that
great railroad will do the business. 9-4t
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