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The Wealth Makers and Lincoln Independent Consolidated.
LINCOLN, NEBR.; THURSDAY May 6, 1897.
NO. 51.
VOL. VIII.
n
The Kansas Populist Succeeds In
1 Putting the Republican Party
On Becord.
THE SPEAKER GETS ANGRY.
Naturally
tain
the Republicans
their Speaker's
Bales.
8ns-
Bailey Attaints the Republicans.
In congress last Monday Hon. Jerry
Simpson arose to a question of personal
privilege and bad a. bunch of clippings
from New York papers sent to the desk
and asked to have them read. The clerk
began to read and when he had pro
ceded far enough to indicate the char
acter of the clippings, showing that they
consisted of attacks upon Mr. Simpson
for the policy. he had pursued in demand
ing that the speaker appoint the com
mittees and that congress proceed to
transact business, Mr. Dingley made the
point of order that the matter was not
a question of , personal privilege. The
speaker suggested that no member
should consume the time of the house
with such a batch of newspaper clip
pings and referring to Mr. Simpson said
that the attacks ot newspapers "do
not seem to impair the gentleman's use
fulness:" This angered Simpson and be
' proceeded to air his opinions concerning
the statesman from Maine, ne canea
him one of "the defendants of plutocracy
hastening to defend the interests of bis
friends.". '
.After a considerable debate and
creat manv motions, resolution and
points of order. Mr. Dingley . offered a
substitute upon which a vote was taken
The resolution was:
Resolved. That the speaker be directed
to immediately appoint the committees
of the house." V
The vote on the resolution stood 52
aye, 124 nay and 13 present. All of the
rminblicans Dresent except 6 voted to
aiiHtain the sneaker. This is regarded
as necessary for the reason that the
--enmity of the speaker would mean that
they wou la secure nine recognmou m
the, make nn of the committees. Thirty
three democrats under the leadership of
Mr. Bailev voted to sustain the speaker,
All'of the Dooulists and 32 democrats
voted with Mr. Simpson for the resola
t.inn. The silver republicans, did not
vnta. The surprising feature in the con
test was that Mr, Bailey should join
with the republicans. Mr. bimpson
' nlinmlv arraigned Mr. Bailey and his
followers for their action, saying that
he supposed that the democratic party
hn.il reformed bv ousting Whitney, Hill
and other gold democrats but that he
despaired of the reformation when be
aw them acting as a trailer to the
republican majority. He received great
applause from his colleagues.
GENERAL, MILES MAY GO.
Pnsident McKinlev Gives Him Peimis-
sicn to Visit the War In Europe.
President McKinlev, as commander in
chief of the army of the United States
has granted leave of absence to General
Miles. The order reads as follows:
"The president grants you permission
to proceed as soon as practicable to the
seat of war in the Orient, and if autnor
itv therefor be granted to you by the re
spective governments concerned, to visit
the TurKisn ana ureeit armies, or uum,
an in vour judgment may be desirable
The nresident furthergrants you author
ity while in Europe to visit such other
countries as in "your opinion may offer
the best opportunity for military oDser
vation and atf such times as you may
rlnutn in nut pxnedient.
Central Miles will begone two or three
months and will examine all the military
forts and fortifications to which he can
secure adniisHion. He will make a formal
report to the president upon his return
DINGLEY BILL AND CLEVELAND
An Oh'u Coheres tmtn Makes Soma
Pointed Companions.
The following extract taken from the
speech of Congressman J. A. Norton ,of
Ohio affords the best illustration known
of the manufacture of a "gem" by mix
tug two vile and unholy articles. Con
greseman Norton shook up the republi
can monstrosity and the democratic
traitor and turned out the following as
bis fluiahed product:
"VVhll thi, the nioet monstrous meae
are and menace to the rights of our peo
ple evr istrodtio-d Into an American
coiiKmM.wbri-(!y allutlrd to by permis
sion. I briefly indmt rlrml to on of
the mi m ungratelul ami un-American
character that ever fwiwt honors and
prlrmat at the hands of the America
twoi.W, The Imbcqmh by me on
Lttet ixviiai'Mt ha b uUI I to erlti
ptm. Very U. It rimy not h b
an ornate. dtMMtc or ce-ttaat In phrseol
nyy It emild have bwc. My apol.
ogy U that it wa the truth, and the
plain truth and simple, a 4 within the
tomprhn 'very Anwtosn nih
in, and Wiltvwl aad iihrd by not
uf the eame. It wa truth theetpr
Inn id which w jttttifted b thefuure
otUrover Cleveland as president rfh
United States. His financial policy was
British, republican and un-American;
was a breeder of trusts and a defense
of combines and unlawful corporations.
It ruined trade.enslaved labor,depressed
industries, lowered values of all things
but gold, and violated the law and the
constitution that be swore to. uphold
and defend. His foreign policy was un
patriotic and dictated by foreign and
domestic enemies to the prosperity of
the United States, and brought our flag
into the dead calm of the shadow of
shame. (Applause.)
But gentlemen of the majority, he
should be your ideal and your idol. He
was our Judas and your Moses. We
are justified in repudiating and execrat-
ng him. iou should glorify and honor
him. You should build monuments to
is infidelity. And I see you are not
slow to grasp the opportunity, and the
so-called Dingley bill, No. 37, should
be dedicated to bis memory and occupy
a place in his biography, for it is like
him in line, character and lineament.
Great In its monstrosity, outrageous in
character, deceitful as a whole, despica
ble in detail, false to government and
people, cruel in its application, without
mercy or humanity, vain of its power, a
servile, fawning scophant to the rich
and oppnlent, and a crushing, tyrannical
robber of the poor and toiling classes."
(Loud applause.
lie spoke the sentiments ot tnree-
fourths of the American people.
ERROR IN APPROPRIATION BILL.
The Salaries That Were. Reduced by the
Legislature Improperly Enrolled.
By an error of some one the salary
appropriation bill as enrolled provides
for the payment of $2,500 to each of the
three superintendents of the asylums
The report of the conference committee
on tbe bill shows that the amount was
reduced iu each case to $2,000 per year,
Tbe governor observed the change be
fore be signed the bill, but upon investi
gation found that by a supreme court
decision the will of tbe legislature could
not be thwarted by an error in enroll
ing a bill and for that reason approved
tbe bill as it came to mm.
The state auditor will pay only 82,-
000, per year to the superintendents i
and will require that their vouchers be
made out for that amount. The journal
of the house and senate both show that i
the amount was reduced to $2,000.
The governor gave, out the following
statement concerning the matter: "
"Apropos the salary appropriation
bill as enrolled, carrying $2,500 per an
num for the three superintendents of the
hospitals for the insane, instead of $2,
000 each, which it is claimed was all
that was appropriated by ; the legisla
ture, the error was discovered and dis
cussed jn the office when the bill was be
fore me for consideration.
"At that time nothing could be done
except to approve these items as pre
sented in the enrollment bill or disap
prove them and thereby prevent any ap
propriation wnatever lor salaries lor
superintendents for these three institu
tions for the biennium.
"Tbe bill was approved upon the
theory that the appropriation for sal
aries for these three superintendents
was the amount actually passed by each
brauch of the legislature, viz: $2,000
each per annum. This view is clearly
supported by the decision of the eu
preme court in the state ex rel. Casper,
et al. vs. Moore, 37th Nebraska, page
13.
"As to how the error came into the
enrollment bill I am at this time unable
to express an opinion." .
HARWOOD AND AMES OBJECT.
Do not Wish to be Sued on tbe Bartley
Bond in Douglas County.
Messrs. Harwood and Ames, residents
of Lincoln and two of the signers on Ex-
Treasurer Bartley's bond have raised
the point as to jurisdiction of the Doug'
las county district court, even though a
large number of the bondsmen are resi
dents of that city. All of the bondsmen
prefer to have tbe trial take place in
Laiicastercounty for thereason that they
have been uniformly successful in evad
ing conviction in that county. liar-
wood and Ames give as their reasons for
desiring the trial at Lincoln, that it is
the pluce of the illegal operations if there
were any, and that tbe Douglas county
district court hns no jurisdiction outside
thatcouuty. The matter will come up
for hearing in tbe district court of Doug'
las county on Saturday. The decision
wl indicate the probnbl course of the
courts in relation to the Hartley short
age. ; ' -
IN THE ONAHA POLICE COURT.
Ex-Suie Treasurer Bartley Bound Over
to Douglas County District Court,
Et-State treasurer J. H. Hartley was
arrested last wevk and taken to Omaha
where he was arraigned before Police
Judge tiorduo. Theeo jipltiint on which
be arreetrd we filed bv Attorn?
Mineral Hmytb. it rhargrj Iturll-y
with ritibrlxtattH'nt f load ol Mi Mate
received from the sale of the l0,tlMI
tat warrant drawn to rtMmbome the
bond bind lr ! in lb Capital
National bank. Hartley waived the
rending of the complain! aad the prelim
inary etsMiieatKin. Ji-ige tlonlwH IJil
the amount of the bond at 1 50, 01 Ml, it
mm inwl by Mtr, I'aitna, Towaly
andniinM.
Tbe dste al wtUfe fuuf mhmf iptwn
ipirt) u aisrard u jrii.r -r wr
the wrappr tht . N'ttk It rar
lutly and ered ta tbe dollar or two dol
lar the tmm tony require.
BANK MAY BE SID
Attorney-General Smyth May Sue
the Omaha National Bank for
$201,884.05 and Interest.
THE ILLEGAL TRANSACTIONS.
Bartley Cashed the Warrant
and
Kept the Proceeds for His
. own use.
Allowed Unlawful Interest.
Attorney-General Smyth and his dep
uty E. P. Smith have been busy investi
gating the records and transactions in
relation to the $180,000 sinking fund
warrant. As a result of their invest!
gation they have decided to bring suit
against the Omaha National bank for
tbe recovery of tbe amount lost together
with interest. This warrant was drawn
under authority of , an appropriation
made by the legislature of 1895 to re
imburse the sinking fund that the state
had been accumulating to pay the bonds
that came due this spring, for the
amouut lost by the failure of the Capital
National bank. State Treasurer Hill
claimed to have deposited in that bank
at the time of its failure $180,101.75 be
longing to tbe bond sinking fund, and
that was the exact amount of the appro
priation made by tbe legislature. This
appropriation became available on the
10th of April 1895 and Eugene Moore
as auditor drew the warrant in favor of
Mr. Bartley for that amount on that
date. Bartley registered the warrant at
once, so that it would begin drawing in
terest.
The warrant was then sold by Bartley
through the Omaha National to the
Chemical National bank of New York, at
a considerable premium. These trans
actions were all made within a short
time. Nothing more was done until
January 2, 1897, when Bartley called in
$300,000 of the outstanding state war
rants, among them tbe one for $180,-
101.75 together with accrued interest at
the rate of 7 pw cent from April 10,
1895, which would in all amount to
$201,885.05, for which amount Bartley
sent a check drawn on tbe Omaha Na
tional bank payable to the Chemical Na
tional bank of New York city. The
check was signed by J. S. Bartley and
was paid to the Chemical National by
the Omaha National and tbe general
fund of the state was reduced by that
amo.unt, according to the entries in the
treasurers books. The bond sinking
fund should have been reimbursed and
credited with that amount. This Mr.
Bartley never did. He collected the
money to put into tbe bond fund but
never put it in.
Tbe Question of the liability ot tne
bank comes from the fact that tbe check
which it paid was tbe personal check of
S. Bartley. The attorney-general
claims that a bank has no authority to
pay out state funds on the personal
check of i tbe state treasurer. The case
is without precedent in the courts of this
state and will be bitterly fougbf 11 be
gun it will be in the conrts of Douglas
county and of course will be appealed
finally to tbe supreme court.
WAGES IN THE KAR EAVT.
That Great Wave Has Reached the State
of Connecticut. ;
WiNSTEP, Conn., April 28. General
Manager W. J Martin of the Philadel
phia, Reading & New England railroad,
Poughkeepsie Bridge route, today made
tbe second reduction in wages this month
to take effect May 1.
All conductors and engineers are cut
25 cents a day, and brakeinen 10 cents a
day. A few weeks ago the road cut the
salaries of station agents and section
foremen $5 per month. The employees
may strike.
THAT HEROIC STATUE.
Of Abraham Lincoln Will be Constructed
but Not by Cunie.
There is a movemeut fast shaping
itself among the old soldiers to organize
a "Lincoln Monument Association," and
have it properly otticered havitig for its
objuct the construction of an heroic
statue of Abraham Lincoln to be located
on the capitol grounds. The board has
giveu informal asseut to the project, and
will give formal assent as soon as the
organization of the monumeut associa
tion is completed. The funds to meet
the exiiia of constructing the monu
ment will be raised by voluntary rontri
button, A coinjMtent sculptor will be
employed to do the work. John I'urrle
ha awptwl the f JOO appropriated by
the b-ginlatureto pay him for his Intfreet
in Hi" T'Uij marble and his labor In
enuring iu It ie intended to have the
taut unflWd during the Trane-Mie-
HlvMlppi eifKMlittOII.
0mhI Wwrd,
The Typographical Journal, the ittlrial
rgaa td the IsUraatMioal Tjp'rsptl.
rat IttUta, ha this to say aboet the re
peat MMiion id th legislature:
"AoteitMtaftiiing be advtre wm-
nitUd the eautt-rn prvea tt Work
ot the Xbr a Mniatttre, f sal ixlr
pMMd a few taws ta the Istvreet id
jwople whk'B it mlabt be wwl
for the law-matin paw ot
other atata to take Into oasida-
tion. The bill passed bv tbe Nebraska
aolons making an appropriation, for the
exposition itt 1898 contains a clause to
the effect that the pay of unskilled or
other laborers employed and paid out of
saidTetate appropriation shall not be
less than $1.50 each per day. Another
measure, which met with approval, re
quires vestibules to be placed on street
pars for tbe protection of motormen and
Conductors during the wiuter months.
Tbe right of the people to pass upon tbe
acts of their officials was also recbgnized
in the enactment of a municipal refer
endum law, under the provisions of
which ordinances, contracts, agreements
or measares may be proposed and sub
mitted to popular vote, on petition of
15 per cent of the qualified electors. It
ie also provided in the latter law that
asv act of the city government is sub
ject to the approval of the voters of tbe
municipalty.
i
Will Make an Investigation.
Ion. Otto Mutz, chairman of the leg
islative investigating committee and
Wm. N. Silver, secretary of the commit
tee have gone to Beatrice to make an
investigation of the accounts of the
institution for feeble minded youth
Tbe remainder of tbe committees are
engaged at the investigating work
at the state bouse. During tbe leg
islature it was reported that Super
intendent Armstrong was short in his
accounts about $3000. It was this
rumor that has led to tbe investigation.
Tbe committee will investigate all of tbe
institutions where there is any indication
crookedness.
State University Students Denounce
the Action of the Board,
of Begents. '
PROF. H. K. WOLFE REMOVED.
Tbe Season for the Hasty Action
of the Board is Not
Known.
Other Removal by the Board.
The past week has been a stormy one
at tbe state university. It was ail
brought about by tbe unexpected action
of the board of regents in removing
Prof. H. K. Wolfe, J, W. Adam and
Miss Mary Tremain. All three were very
popular with tho students. Prof Wolte
and Miss Treemain were graduates of
the university and bad been connected
with it for many years. They bavelots
of friends in the alumni and in all parts
of tbe state. 1
Tbe chancellor recommended in bis
report to the regents that Professor
Adams be requested to resign. Miss
Tremain had tendered her resignation
which the chancellor recommended be
accepted. In the case of Professor Wolfe
the chancellor made no written recom
mendation but in consultation with the
board orally recommended that be be
requested to resign and urged upon the
regsnts the necessity of their taking
action in the matter. Prof. Wolfe had
received no notice of the intended action
and none of those removed were given a
hearing by the board. The chancellor
explains actiou in the matter by claim'
ing that Wolfe was a disturbing element
in the faculty and meddlesome with
other departments. He denies tbe
charges made by many that Wolfe was
removed for political reasons and states
that tbe question of politics was not
discussed by the board. The Alumni
Association of the University held
meeting and appointed a committee
to wait upon he board of regents and
request them to reconsider their ac
tion. This the regents refused to do
and the matter can not come up again
until the board meets again in June.
As soon as the action of the board be
came known to the students of the not
versitv there was tumult on every hand
Dozens ol petitions requesting the board
to reconsider their action aud denounc
ing the chancellor for his part in tbe
matter were circulating in a little while
and several hundred signers were secured
in a short time, W hen the board ot re
gents and the chancellor appeared
at
chappet the next morning they
crested with cheers for Wolfe
were
and
Adams. The chaucellor attempted
to
address them concerning tbe action of
the board bnt it was sometime More
they ceaettd their hissing aud order was
restored. His explanation did not
to satisfy theatnileote and the petition
were circulated with greater energy than
before. The board of regents hastened
through their work and adjourned sine
die More the student had an oppor
tunity to be heard. Any hearing they
might have had would probably hav
t-a ol eo avail as th rviat oith
Alumni bad Uta reluemi.
Thei'hanoetlor' report roiiwnintt the
bueinvee it the uMlrity show that
the p! year has Nwa a prosperous
ontv 1 he numtwr t student ha in
rronamt from 1 5i U fur Ut year to litlH
lr till year, The ! tela litre of thi
year aiirotriatei td.tMHl at or lor t
eupiMirtol the university than the tr
ing IfgWatup. The anttoroity will r
rvive iroat the etthieat govern ntral
tbroti?i the aiwtll lusa l.tsHi rnre
lhae it Ud btitjvar. The reowrt
hu a rvdtif tioa tl abwtit & r a in
the salary rtM tt Ie erauot. He
rsencelior tpre binieelf a Uina
well saBd with the treetmeal by Ike
htfWlainr.
HISS
tbe
CHANCELLOR
IN SliSSlONiE HOUR.
Is the Becord of the National Con.
gross for the Week Just
Closed.
SIMPSON SUGGESTS NO QUORUM
Thurston touring In the South. Al-
Allen Working for the Sup
ply Depot.
The Wsata of Public Money.
Washington D, C, May 3d, 1807.
Congress has been In session less than an
hour this week, as of coutse tbe dlgnl-
taris must all go to the New York blow
out, and there waa an agreement be
tween the republicans and the' Bailey
democrats for a cessation of hostilities,
one of the conditions being that there
should be a quorum counted as present
whether they were there or not, but
that no question aside from that of ad
journment should be taken up, and that
should carry by an overwhelming
majority
Jerry Simpson waa not present when
this amicable understanding was had,
and did not propose to be bound by it
lie was unkindienough to raise the point
of "no quorum" when he clearly bad
right ou his side and tbe deputy shep
herd that Iveed left in charge ot nis hock,
hardly knew what to do about it. lie
tried to thump Jerry down by pounding
on the table with the gavel. -The few
republicans in tbe room tried to get
him down by howling "regular order."
Payne of New Nork, with a Payned ex
pression tried to enter into a vocal con
test with Mr. Simpson and altogether
thev had a lively time for a few moments.
Simpson was in tbe right of It but no
man can make an enective speecn in a
boiler factory, and he finally gave it up
leaving the deputy shepherd, Mr. Stoue,
whom tbe New York Journal describes
as being as lustrously effulgent as a pan
of douKb. to adjourn tbe house accord
ing to contract. .
We have tteou baying .rather a dry
enrinir here, but there was a fair rain
this week. Thurston is still pleasuring
in the south and Allen la working bard
for tbe securing of the Indian supply
depot for Nebraska. Allen is every
where regarded as a more mnuenuai
man than Thurston, though of course
the latter bas tbe pull with tbe adminis
tration so far as the distribution of
offices Is concerned.
Tbe flooding of tbe country since
election with supplements to newspapers
furnished by tbe currency relorm com
mittee means that they nave a plan to
propose in tbe near future, that will be
fully as obiectionable as the exploded
Baltimore i'lan," and they will develop
it at the regular session if they do not
Bret around to it before adjournment,
Mrs. George u. iiurr win arrive in
Washington some time in tbe early part
of May. She will go by way of St. Louis
and from that place will travel as did
Congressman Stark's family, over the
Baltimore & Ohio. This is tbe most
direct and pleasant route for Nebras-
kans in visiting the national capital
It is rumored that lines thinks ot re
sinning on account of tbe press of pri
vate business and that H. Clay Jbvans
of tbe pension department may be pro
moted to bis place.
There have been two changes iu tbe
pension procedure this week, one pro
viding that congressmen may call u
claims as often as they choose, instead
of once in three months as heretofore.
and the other revokjng the requirement
that those making affidavits must state
that it is in their handwriting, or that
the contents have not been suggested to
them by others, nor taken from memo
randa. These orders that have been re
voked are known as No. 226 and 229.
Tbe political changes in employes has
commenced here with the beads ot de
partments, and tbe higher salaried of
ficials, and the guillotine will work
pretty lively from this time onward
The people of Nebraska can form no
conception of the amount of useless and
semi-useless property owned by the gov
ernment in Washington. If the republi
can farmers of our state could spend
single month in the capital, and catch
glimpse ot the oceans ot money sqnan
dored in needlww expenditure, and the
insolence with which tbe plutocrats
spurn ths hands that feed them, the
next recurring election would see a silver
majority in our state of at least f0.OO0,
ATTSMP1 AT SUICIDE.
A Young Lsdy at rait bury Shoots Her
self, Hrobsbty Fatally.
Mim Nftti (llacoa a young woman
.Irt year of age living with hr unci Mr,
Wriiht, attempted In commit niHe
by booting bmir la the aide with a JH
calibre revdvr. ft ie Mi-vd that the
wound will prove fatal. Theeauee ot
the act t unknown, rihe wa a lady re-l-tml
by all. and bad hn employed
ia the Kearney rottoa mill.
Uea tteeaeew eaO ea Ma
Awe,
It yo ao to quit tobaea seinf
aiiy aad forever, he aiade well, trmc,
HiMtittei , full f ac life aud vl-or, take
I lUr, tU ftottdet Mfc, teat
amtea m iua lmn. Man ttw
tea pound la deje. Over t,,04H
turd. bet ,...Tr-li ol yrf druggie!
d guret to r, 60 o 1,
lUxiklet and sample mailed ft. Addreea
ateotet: IUudy Co., Chtosgu or New T,
.Two Banks Fall.
J. B.Wheeler & Co., a large banking
firm with two banks, one at Maintou
and the other at Aspen, Colorado, failed
last Monday and both the banks were
closed. Tbe assets are said to be morn
than the liabilities.
A Batch of Convicts.
Sheriff Knudson of Phelps county
brought four criminals to tbe peniten
tiary Monday. He waa aceomoanied
by his deputy Mr. Barr.
Tbe convicts areC. R. Ron-era hiiiI
John Wilson who will serve three years
for burglary, C. Cbristensen. who will
serve two years for embezzetnent and
jonn tonrad to serve three years for
shooting his wife.
Damag Salt at Beatrice.
Ada and Maggie Scisco hare brought
suits against Or. C. P. Fall for $1 1,560
damage for mal-practice. The first sues
for $10,000 for improperly setting her
son's arm, the second sues for tl.fiRO
which she claims ie due her for servir
and medicine in earing for the boy whose
arm was broken. Captain W. H. Ashbv
Is attorney for the plaintiffs. It ia not
thought that there is any good ground
for the suit, though it will take a trial
to settle the matter.
The Jury Flad Him Guilty.
The jury in tbe Goodmanson mbrder
trial returned a verdict Tuesday evening
finding Goodmanson guilty of
poisoning his wife as charged,
and recommended that the penalty be
fixed at imprisonment lor life. It only
required about two hours for them tn
reach an agreement. The verdict was a
surprise as most persons who have
beard tbe testimony expected tbat
Goodmanson would be acquitted.
Civil Service Examination,
The United States civil service com-
mission will hold an examination in Lin-'
coin on Saturday. June 5. 1897 harm.
aiog at 0 a. m,, for the position of clerks
and carriers in tbe nostofice depart
ment. The age renuirementa ara for
clerk 18 years of over, for carrier over
21 years and under 40 years. Applica
tions for the examination mast be made
out on proper blanks and filed on or be-
lore May irad i!7. . .. - -.-
b or blanks and instructions ad i?rs
J. Wbitmore, secretary of board of
examiners, Lincoln, Nebraska.
Bl- rire la flttsbarg.
On last Monday morning Are broke
out in the business part of Pittabursr.
Pa. Three large blocks extending from
Liberty street to Penn avenue between
Fifth and Sixth streets are entirely
burned. Among the more important
buildings burned were Jenkina wholesale .
grocery. Homes six-story dry goods
store, Homes office bnildinir. Dnonesna
threatre and the Methodist book con
cern. Ihe total damatre will be nearlv
$3,000,000. The buildings burned were
nearly all well insured. The fire origin
ated among some emotv barrels in t.h
cellar of the wholesale grocerv store.
Tbe cause ia unknown. .
An Exceptional Corporation.
There is a corporation in Lincoln tbat
seems to be an exception to the rule that
eorporations look only to their own in
terests and are entirely unmindful of
needs and welfare of the public. ; It Is '
the Nebraska telephone company. It
bas been steadily and continually im
proving the service to the public until
at tbe present time, there is no western
city that has a service eqnal to that in
Lincoln. .This is largely due to tbe car
ful and personal attention given to all
departments by Mr. Eicbe, the present
business manager. The charges are
reasonable and the company should en
joy a liberal patronage. The more tel
ephones there are iu use in tho city the
greater value of a telepboue to those
who havione. Every business man will
find that a telephone will save both
time and labor equal ia value to several
times its cost. Try it
A NEW DEPUTY.
Thomas Welah of Butler County
ill
be Deputy Warden.
The governor has announced a change
in appointments. Mr. J. B. Jones, the
present deputy warden has been ap
pointed Chief grain inspector to take ef
fect immediately. Mr. Thomas Wt-tsh
has been appointed deputy wardu to
nil the vacancy, Mr, VVeUh is a popu
list, and baa been a niemhvr of the Hut
Uutlrr county central committee tor
several year. The apiKiiutmeot re
garded a a very good ouw aad give ra
tire satisfaction. ,
AlOWN MU 1 UAL
T Fall Ci'f Mutual Insurance Com
ny te tt-(gaitd.
The Town Mutual laeuraai company
id Fall City ha ba given a charter by
Auditor Cornell Thi fowpany wu
organised c a rwtttaai company ia 1
end It ha now reorganised asdr It
law td 1U7, The drtm ere t), t,
lhrinat, V, II. J , il. C, Uv, J,
'. I ocueil, J. II. liilee, J. U IVaver,
W, .. lmrriHto, Kjraa and tint.
W, Carpenter. Tt Utter Uvea at tiro,
Kite nearly at! the utfcer live at I'm.!'.
City.
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