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    THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT
Docember 20,1900
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Editor Independent: I take It for
mcW that il mea not blinded by
political prejudice realize that a great
industrial destroying malady Is ras
ing le oar coontry. and without pres
ent hope of abatement. Looking out
OTer the arts of political strife aal
turpitude. e ULo'd conditions aal
environments that sicken the stoutest
hearts of those who love jatice and
jart covernmt. et mea with
otherwise leTl besls rr-en who In
otfcer - mm Iters exercise the best of
jssdfcjoest ffoae oad stark scad upon
the mct vital questions that eTtr con
fronted a t-ecple. Others are either
placid or woopinr it op for a mott
led aristocracy that no not hu
manity, knows no political party as
s'jeh. kr.os ro religions creed, yet
panders to th?ra all; knows no God.
t?st th rod of Mammon pirates
banded tojreth-r. Democrats when It"
to their Interests to be ruch. Kepubll
cans tea that psrty caa best serre
them. Slaking political prostitutes of
both. s pen-ling millions upon millions
of dollars to deceit and debauch the
pcr!; co rclon. bribery and coloni
zation with tncra become respectful el
ection methods, w'th political cam
paign a tething caoldrca of intemium
strife. Reason la dethroned and the
brat Instincts of man regn supreme.
This is an absolute necessity for
there who exploit the laboring masses,
otherwise tees Japes would vote for
their Interest. To unmark these hy
pocrites Is both one of te problem
duties of the day. When this is
done and the people brought to a real
isation cf the stupendous frauds. the
perpetrators will la&e their present
power to Etal by law.
The pc-cp!e mean to be politically
honest and would be if political shy
sters would let them be. The republi
can voter believes that he Is voting
for the principles of Lincoln. The
eastern democrat believes that h is
voting for the principles of Jefferson
and Jackson. Hence plutocracy seized
the reins of both of the parties. Tet It
Is aa Indisputable fact that about all
foundation which the republican voter
has for his faith la the -party of Lin
coln" was buried with that great man.
When he was assassinated the Intent
was to also assassinate his principle
with the same dicker, with which
they put him out of their way. Sub
sequent events attest how well the
assassins did their work.
The eastern democrat has faith in
the party of Jefferson. Yet about all
f the foundation fohat faith was
destroyed by the cohabitation of that
party with the great slave oligarchy,
and was buried beyond hope of resur
rection by Cleveland.
The cream of both of these parties
Is now cominjjled In the parties of the
Independents of Dry a a and Teller and
Town. The undeceived masses of the
people have faith in these parties, but
a vast cumber of them have no faith
la the name democrat, and another
great mass of them have no faith in
republicanism, and still others have no
faith in populism. This and the rea
sons therefor Is plain to every observ
ing mind. The hope and aspiration of
ail of these classes are the same the
triumph of tve principles upon which
the republic was founded.
To believt that the republic will be
retomi to its former purity, or lr
made in fact what its founders intend
ed It fhould be. through either the re
pallicsja party or the democratic par
ty cf the east is to have faith that
would remove several mountains. Our
democratic" friends cf the west and
south will have to have much of this
kind of faith to believe that the
masses of the reform fortes will
loncer look to those la any way al
lied with Wall street for relief from
Wall street robberies. Nay. if I right
ly understand or rightly judge the
temper of tbote suffering: from thos
robberies la the west they win prefer
to dl like men upon the high plana
of right than to die like sheep la a
plutocratic meaagery. If this is trea
son to furioa make the csot of it.
Fusion with magnates of plutocracy.
No more such attempts for me. I am
a fuslonist. always was. I want to see
fasioa that will fuse. I do not want to
see any more trials made at mixing:
of oil and water. Fusion of Interest
fasioa of hearts that beat in unison l
the only f us Sen that will fuse. This
stand would perhaps cause our repub
lican friends to rejoice la treat glee,
believing tait they tee their long
chenshed hopes attained the separa
tion of the democrats and populists.
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Lincoln, Neb.
But, my good sirs,' don't ' cross the
bridge yet. Democrats and populists
as such may b3 separattd,.but patriots,
as patriots will be together. Fusion of
these that can fuse and should fuse
will be perfected a something that
has never been. Plutocracy will then
be forced to sail under Its true colors.
Wall street magnates can then ride
la Hanna'a boat or in that of the
Clevelands and the Hills. No one will
be necessarily deceived. Of course the
parties of the great American im
mortals. Jefferson, Jackson and Lin
coln, will still be prostituted as In the
past. Robberies will still be attempted
In the name of virtue and high heaven.
Four years more of unconstitutional
war and gatling gun Christian civili
zation will arouse the latent manhood
of this nation and the pulses of for
eign nations, and the predicament in
which our country will be found will
bring a revolt against wars of con
quest and greed. The time will be
ripe for the fusion of the oppressed and
robbed of every party into one grand
and mighty party of the producing
masses. When such party is formed
and not until then will the great east
ern monled oligarchy and trust kings,
enthroned behind the bulwarks of the
old republican and democratic parties
be hurled from power. Either this
great party formation or' the destruc
tion of republic is coming. My friends,
let us get in line to do battle In this,
the second great struggle for American
Independence. ...
Shall Nebraska lead In this great
fight for civil, religious and industrial
freedom? She has .been in the fore
front In the past, though now tem
porarily checked by frauds of the most
stupendous nature, the tpirit of her
people la not phased in the least. The
greatest of living statesmen, her owu
Bryan, will lead and, the hell-fire or
commercial , greed, though belched
forth in torrents, will not deter her pa
triotic people from following where
Why hot throw to the breeze the
freeman's banner. Not its a populist
banner. Not as that of the democrats.
But as that of men determined to be
free. Inscribed upon that banner
shculd be: Humanity, civil, religious
and industrial liberty. Eternal war
upon a civilization, and a religion born
of the Infernal regions.
JONATHAN HIGGINS.
Cambridge, Neb.
We Can Stand It
Editor Independent: Enclosed please
find my subscription for another year
to The Independent. We got beaten in
the election, but I think a great many
who voted the republican ticket will
have plenty of McKlnley soup in the
next two years enough to ' be eaten
with a quart spoon. We have the con
solation of knowing that the minority
can stand it If the majority can.
If Dietrich i3 an upright man, then
I am deceived by the looks of a man
for the first time in my life and I am
now sixty-seven years old. I think
that we shall see some wonderful
changes In politics in the next two
years. The people who have indorsed
the McKinley administration will have
enough of it and a little to spare. I am
thinking that the English lion will be
hanging his head and tail before an
other two years mark it.
If we will shut our eyes when we
cast our ballots, we will have to swal
low some strong and bitter dregs, but
we can stand it as well as the repub
licans. GOTTLIEB BALLMER.
Gothenberg. Neb.
Hem Give Up
Editor Independent: You will here
with receive my subscription I feel
sorry that your earnest work for our
cause did not produce a different re
sult, but so long as there are so many
rascals who wiU sell their votes, we
never will win. They are worse than
the mullet heads. One of those great
rascals will shake hands with a man
who offers him a cigar or a drink, and
say: Oh! he Is Euch a nice fellow."
These chaps have been trying to civ
ilize and educate other people, but I
think there is more need of civiliza
tion and education here at home. 1
did my share and the. township where
I have been committeeman elected all
our officers by a great majority. I felt
Joyful about our election, but when I
came to Mlnden and heard the re
tarns. I was so miserable and angry I
could not sleep.
But we must not stop our fight. I
will not trouble you any longer, be
cause I know you have plenty of
work. If I would WTlte all I have In
my mind it would take me a week.
CHRISTIAN BROTHE.
Minden, Neb.
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OPTICAL GOODS.
Tte Western Optical and Electrical
Co.. located at 131 North 11th street, is
composed of old citizens and thorough
ly acquainted with the business, hav
ing fitted eye for twenty-five years.
Certainly they ought to be competent
to do jood work. They are perma
nently located with us and that mean
ranch to the pcrchaser of eye glasses
and pctaels.
Estray Notice
Taken np One bay horse, about 14
year old. weight 1,000 lbs; one gray
mare, about 14 years old. weight 1,000
Its. Owner can have same by calling
at the farm of Wm. Werger, Martel,
Neb and paying feed charges and
costs of recording and for the publica
tion of this notice. Wm. Werger, M ar
te I. Neb. -
LOW RATES WILL BE MADE FOR
ROUND TRIP TICKETS
via SL Joseph & Grand Inland Rail
way for Christmas and Nevf Year toll
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Democrats Insist on Tax
Reduction.
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ECONOMY THE WATOHWOKD.
Vast Revenues Collected a
' Source of Peril. . .
BUT THEIB PEOTEST 13 IN VAIN.
JHepnlil leans Sneer mt Economy, and
Appropriation of Public Money
Are Growing Vaster Senator Frjre
Indictment of Ulm Party's Policies.
,. Hor the Country May Accoutre a
. Merchant Navy Remove Tariff
From Shipbuilding: Materials Phil,
ipplne Outlook-Ratio of Represen
tation Eagan Whitewashed.
Special Washington Letter.
' If It be true that imitation is the sin
cerest flattery, it must be particularly
gratifying to our American imperialists
to learn from the declarations of a
member of the British ministry that j
the burning of houses, sacking of
towns and other outrages perpetrated
against the Boers are only imitations
of our performances in the Philippines, j
Like teacher, like pupil! Fine exem
plars truly of Christian civilization In
the closing days of the nineteenth cen
tury I
Hon. James D. Richardson and the
other minority members of the commit
tee on ways and means do well to in
sist on a $70,000,000 annual reduction
of taxes instead of the $40,000,000 cut
suggested by the majority. "Economy
in the public service that labor may be
lightly burdened" was one of Jeffer
son's tenets, and it is a tenet of his fol
lowers today. "Lower taxes and more
economical expenditures!" is and should
be the battlecry of Democrats every
where. It is just as necessary to econ
omize as It is to cut down taxes on the
principle contained In old Ben Frank
lin's sage saying, "A penny saved is a
penny earned."
The minority report very properly
and tersely declares that "the vast rev
enues now collected and the expendi
tures now made by the government, if
not remedied, must ultimately become
a peril to our home and foreign enter
prise and business. The pruning knife
should be applied vigorously to both
taxation and expenditures."
The minority, however, might as well
have saved its breath and economized
its ink, for extravagance will continue
to be practiced all the same. There will
be no economy in federal expenditures
until Democrats once more control the
machine.
Food For Reflection.
Nevertheless the appropriation bills
for this session of congress should af
ford much food for reflection to those
palpitating patriots who In the melan
choly" days of November voted a new
lease of power to the Republicans.
There has been a vast deal of splen
diferous talking done about our com
merce growing by leaps and bounds.
So do our appropriations. They grow
after the fashion of Jonah's gourd vine.
Economy and economists are sneered
at. The cry Is that "the people in
dorsed the administration in every re
spect," "the administration," I suppose,
being intended to embrace congress.
So they appropriate the public money
In tast sums, ever growing vaster, be
cause they were Indorsed at the polls
In November, don't you know.
An Outraareous Steal.
Hon. William P. Frye, senator from
Maine and president of the senate. Is
one of the ablest of the Republican
chieftains. His parts are solid rather
than showy. He does not figure In the
public press so much as some others,
but he is universally regarded as a man
of rare good sense. That he is a pa
triot no one will seriously question.
Nevertheless It remains for him to for
mulate a most serious indictment of
the Republican party and its policies.
It was in his speech in favor of the
Payne-Hanna or Hanna-Payne ship
suj)8ldy bill. I really do not know which
of those eminent Republicans attained
wLat Milton denominates "the bad em
inence" of fathering that outrageous
measure. That really is not a question
with which the general public is con
cerned. No matter who concocted it, it
I is here and Is quite likely to become a
i law. I invite . everybody not only to
read Senator Frye's indictment, but to
ponder it thoroughly. It is found in his
exordium, which is as follows:
Yt. President Our present condition aa a great
maritime nation ia humiliating; beyond expreaaton.
With thousands of miles of aeaooaat equipped with
fine harbors, boundless forests, iron and coal
enough to supply the world, skilled mechanics,
enterprising ahipbuilders, the largest exportationa
of an country in the world, imports amounting
lat year to $840,000,000 and abundant capital we
have permitted other countries our commercial
rivals, our inferiors in most of these regards to
seize upon the pathways of the oceans and hold
them to our practical exclusion. Lest year we
carried under our ftag to and from Europe only
per cent of our exports and Imports; to and
from the world a fraction over 9 per cent. We
paid foreign nations, principally Great Britain
and Germany, $500,000 a day in gold for trans
porting our foreign commerce. "
I fail to see how any one can be blind to the
dangers of our position in this regard. Our short
and decisive war with Spain compelled us to hunt
the seas over for transpcrta and colliers; to pur
chase or charter 0 ships from foreign nations.
Suppose the wsr had lasted a year or had been
with a more powerful nation and neutrality had
bern enforced, as it should be, we would have
been in most serious straits. As it was, our pro
ducers paid heavy penalties in increased freight
rates. Great Britain in her war with the Boers
hai transporta enough; but even then rates were
seriously advanced in the east. Suppose there
should be s European war r s conflict between
Great Britain and Germany, what would become
of our enormoua export trade? Who would be
ur carriers 7 Who would pay the war insurance
premiums en our cargoes even if carriers could be
found? We should suffer almost as seriously as
either of the combatants. Out farmers, manufac
turers and wage . earners would pay almost as
touch as a coat of the war sa they. i-
From s purely commercial point of view in
peaceful beura could anything be less helpful to
us than the employment of agencies whose inter
ests were entirely antagonistic to osrsf Bow
would they help us to find markets for our prod
ucts? Could we expect them to be ambitious to
extend our foreign trade? ,
Resw.lt of Republic Rule.
Now, be It remembered that for only
two years since 1857 have the Demo
crats even theoretically had posses
sion of all of the three lawmaking
branches of the government at one
time the house, the senate and the
presidency. Even then, from March 4,
1893, to March 4, 1895, there were
enough so called Democratic senators
acting with the Republicans to nullify
all attempts to enact any genuine Dem
ocratic laws. So that it Is not unfair to
charge that all the evils complained of
and so tersely stated by Senator Frye
are the direct result of Republican
legislation. To show more clearly how
great are their sins of omission and
commission in this regard it is only
necessary to state that in the spring of
18C1 we had the second largest mer
chant marine. Our ships floated on ev
ery sea, and our flag fluttered on
mastheads In every harbor of the
world. Consequently the Republicans
cannot escape condemnation at the bar
of history for bringing us to the woeful
plight over which Senator Frye utters
his Jeremiads.
After delivering the foregoing exor
dium Senator Frye says, "I have been
trying for many years to find a remedy
for this unfortunate condition."
Tet the remedy ia as plain as the sun
shining in his meridian glory, and It
will be found In removing the tariff
from every article that enters Into the
making of a ship. We have shipbuild
ers and sailors equal to any on the
whole face of the world and If given a
fair chance would soon not only restore
but increase the glory of our merchant
marine.
' Take Oft the Tariff.
Take off the tariff which has driven
our flag from the high seas and aban
doned that rich empire to our competi
tors in commerce, and at ence from a
thousand lips will Issue the command:
Build me straight, O worthy master,
Stanch and strong, s goodly vessel
That ehall laugh at all disaster
And with wave and whirlwind wrestle I
Take off the tariff on shipbuilding
materials, which has made us feebler
on the water than Turkey or Morocco,
and in scores of shipyards this splen
did scene will be witnessed every year:
When the master,
With a gesture of command, . j
Waved his hand, .
And at the word
Loud and sudden there was heard
All around them and below
The sound of hammers, blow on blow.
Knocking away the shores and spurs.
And seel She stirs; -
She starts; she moves; she seems to feel
The thrill of, life along her keel,'
And, spurning with her foot the ground.
With one exulting. Joyoua bound,
She leaps into the ocean's arms!
'
And, lo, froth the assembled crowd
There rose a shout prolonged and loud.
That to the ocean seemed to say:
"Take her, O bridegroom, old and gray!
Take her to thy protecting arms,
With all her youth and all her charms!"
How beautiful she is! How fair
She lies within those arms that press
Her form wfth many a soft caress
Of tenderness and watchful care!
Sail forth into the sea, O ship!
Through wind and wave right onward steer!
The moistened eye, the trembling lip.
Are not the signs of doubt or fear.
Sail forth into the sen of life,
O gentle, loving, trusting wife.
And safe from all adversity
Upon the bosom of that sea
Thy comings and thy goings bel
For gentleness and love and trust
Prevail o'er angry wave and gust,
And in the wreck of noble lives
Something immortal still survives!
Most assuredly there is not much
comfort for the American people in the
following dispatch from San Francis
co: "It will be IS to 20 years before the Philippines
are on the same footing aa the United States."
This statement is made by Captain C E. Polk
of Company I, Forty-third infantry, who arrived
in thia city today on the United States ahip
Xinuck. Be is invalided home on account of
wounds. Speaking of war in the Philippines, he
said:
"I wish that the people of the United States
could understand conditions that exist in the
Philippine Islands. It will take 15 or Z0 yeara
before those people are on the same peaee basis as
we are here in the United States. The conditions
at present are such that the United States govern
ment cannot say to any one city or town in any
of the islands, 'Come here; I will protect you!'
because of lack of troops.
"It will take 75,000 men to establish peace as it
should be, and aa long as the United States hesi
tates about sending this number there wiU be the
same kind of warfare that ia now being conducted.
"The truth of the matter ia the Filipinos have
come to think Americans 'softer' than anything
they have ever had to do with before. Of thou
sands of prisoners that have been taken during the
war there are but few who are not at the present
time on the line fighting.
"The volunteer regiments want to come home,
and unless they are allowed this privilege none of
them will re-enlist. So far aa Senator Hale's bill
is concerned, extending the time of the enlistment
of volunteer regiments to three years, I can aay
that there is not an officer in the volunteer army
in the Philippines that will be governed by it.
They win all resign even if it is done ss s matter
of principle.
In perusing the foregoing the reader
should remember that the words were
not uttered by a candidate or spell
binder in the heat of a campaign for
the purpose of winning votes for him
self or his party, but by a brave soldier!
who proved his devotion to his flag and!
country by sacrificing his health inj
service in the Philippines. CertainlyH
his words present a dismal prospect for
the American .people. Twenty years of
wartnean the shedding of much pre
cious American blood, the wanton sac
rifice of many valuable American lives
and the expenditure of many hard
earned American dollars.
. .. .
Ratio For Representatives.
There is likely to be considerableof a
fight over the bill to fix a ratio for a
representative and to apportion to the
representatives among the states under
the new census. The present ratio is
173,000 and a few hundred. Mr. Chair
man Hopkins of Illinois suggests rais
ing the ratio to 209,000, which would
leave the membership of the house at
about what It is. now, 857 representa
tives. Truth to tell, there Isn't room
for many more unless the rofgwttton of
Hon. Thomas B. Reed to remove the
desks is acted on. Evidently Mr. Hop
kins has' decided In his own mind by
the help of skillful statisticians that
the ratio of 209,000 is the one which
will give the Republicans the greatest
advantage in the fractions of the ratio,
for a major fraction gives a represent
ative as well as an entire ratio, but
while he is figuring he should remem
ber that the ratio of 209,000 will work
to lessen the present representation In
certain rock ribbed Republican states,
such as Maine and Ohio. Perhaps the
Republicans of those states will make
one grand kick, .as no state likes to feel
that it is falling to the rear. Maine
started In with seven representatives
In 1821. She now has four, and the
Hopkins plan will reduce her to three.
It will be interesting to see Hon.
Charles E. Uttlefleld tackle Hopkins In
a fight for his political life. Nous ver
rons. :.
Senator From Minnesota.
Governor Elect Alexander Monroe
Dockery of Missouri has been visiting
and resting In Washington, the scene
of his labors for 16 years. He seems
cheerful even if the country did go Re
publican, but his troubles are in the fu
ture, for Bryan's defeat will cause a
dozen good men and true to solicit of
fice from Dockery where one would
have solicited favors at his hands had
Bryan been elected.
Governor Llnd of Minnesota did him
self and his state proud by appointing
that brilliant and courageous young
statesman, Charles A. Towne, to the
senate, vice Hon. Cushman K. Davis,
deceased. Towne made as much repu
tation in a single term In the house as
an other man ever did, not even ex
cepting Bryan himself, who leaped Into
national fame during his first session.
Towne's manly, patriotic and self ab
negating course In declining the vice
presidential nomination in order to
help the good cause by harmonizing the
fusion forces endeared him to the
hearts of Democrats everywhere, who
hail the new senator with delight The
pity is that he Is in for only a few
weeks Instead of for the full term of
six years.
Delaware Polities.
The probabilities are strongly la fa
vor of the proposition that at last the
senatorial ambitions of Hon. "Gas"
Addlcks of Delaware will be gratified.
The legislature stands about one-third
Democrats, one-third Republicans and
one-third Addlcks Republicans. There
are two senators to elect one for four
years, the other for six. So it would
appear to a mere looker on In Vienna
that the Hon. "Gas" is master of the
situation and has made his calling and
election sure to a curule chair. The
regular Republicans will have to com
bine either with him or with the Demo
crats. For years they have been de
nouncing the Hon. "Gas" as the foulest
corruptionist unhung, as the personifi
cation of all villainy, and so forth and
so on, but the chances are that they
will eat their own words and swallow
Addicks.
This complexion has Delaware come
at last Delaware, the home of the
Bayards, Saulsburys, Claytons and Mc
Lanes! There will be no question about
the right of the Hon. "Gas" to his seat
for according to Hon. Anthony Higgins
he will hold It by right of purchase.
Twice before he has been strong
enough to defeat any election, though
not strong enough to elect himself.
Terhaps Hon. William Eaton Chandler
of New Hampshire, chairman of the
committee on privileges and elections,
who made such a great show of virtue
in the case of Senator William A. Clark
of Montana, will be too busy frying his
own fish to pester his head about the
corruption of the Hon. "Gas," for "Gas"
is a Republican, don't you know? And
very much depends on whose ox Is
gored, don't you know? And the Hon.
William Eaton Chandler may not be re
elected himself, don't you know? This
Is a strange world, my masters, don't
you know? And according to Josh Bil
lings the best place to have a boil Is on
the other fellow's back, don't yon
know?
General Charles nenry. Grosvenor of
Ohio, the sage of Athens, has long en
joyed the reputation of being the only
major prophet now on earth, and it
was confirmed to him by the fulfill
ment of his long range prediction fired
Into the world from London last sum
mer to the effect that Utah would go
Republican. Even Republicans poked
fun at the venerable prophet and the
Democrats laughed loud and long, but
he laughs best who laughs last So the
general Is happy.
General Eagan has been completely
whitewashed or, as he expresses it,
"vindicated" by the action of the presi
dent in first restoring him to duty as
quartermaster general and then retir
ing him. Such things are not well cal
culated to promote good order and dis
cipline In the army. Either Eagan was
gnilty and should have been punished
or he was innocent and should have
been acquitted. There should have
been.no farce In the court martial.
California's Redwood Trees.
Some at least of the great redwood
trees of California will be preserved,
the state having recently come into
possession of about 400 acres of red
wood forest through the will of the late
Colonel J. B. Armstrong of Cloverdale.
Sonoma county. Tne tract Is to be held
as a public park.
His Treat.
"Ah!" he exclaimed, meeting her at
the stage door. "You look sweet
enough to eat"
"So kind of you to mention It Mr.
Jonney," she replied. "I do feel fit for
a nice hot bird and a cold bottle."
Philadelphia Press,
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It found perfectly satisfactory, exactly as represented, sneh a dress patten ss yon could not buy from j our store
keeper at horns st lees than sLOft, s class of roods tsatis seldom fooad Is country stores at any price pmiouneed by
eryonetnosnrestestvainsevsrsnownin your eeettos, then ipay the express sront 601 SPECIAL OFFER PlCKll 5 1.93
and express obuis, The express onsrges will sverass Mto 60 cyntu) Jljese socfo vary txom 38 to SO
Uchssiav width. If mors than 7 ysxds are wanted. SO CBNTS PBJt YAKJS KXTRA.
ftllB CDCfMAI CI OA BfllfC "U rwe patters off ysrda Is based on the actual ooeit of the en.
UUN drCvlAL ls9U rill UC tire lot to a at a forced each le under the hmaer.omn freight to Nw
York, rail freight to Chicago, and but our one small percentage of profit added. We could sell the en t Irs lot to any
wholesale dry goods house in Chicago today at able; profit, bat ws want to stIts ear esateasers the be sett of
tads irksM, give you for tl.M sneh a dress pattern as rom could not bey elsewhere at less than M.U0.
4)Ki:R TODAY. TMIN'T DELAY. Dea't wait te writs far samples. These goods will go quickly, and
when they are stone there will be no more. TJMPEBSTAN'D, yen take ao rUk. If they don't sou yes when
examined at the express office, don' Stake them and don't pay a sent, bat order at aaoe. If yon willeuete your age
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JAidQUE.
Aaarees,
Of
Course
You are coming to Lincoln to buy your .
CHRISTMAS PRESENTS, and of course
you will call and see our splendid line. 1
You will be welcome
Lincoln Crockery Co.
135 So.
3th St.
The University of Nebraska
SCHOOL
OF MUSIC. . ...
Is the leading institution of its kind in
the west. It offers complete and thor
ough courses in all branches of Music.
It has a corps of twenty instructors and
a fine building for its exclusive use,
and would ask you to send for catalogue.
WILLARD KIMBALL,
DIRECTOR. ,
, LINCOLN, NEBRASKA-
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SEND US YOUR
Length
No, L Col. dbL Roaster, 14 in.
No. 2. " " M 16 M
No. a 13 "
We hare
CARVING SETS $L50to$3.00.
5 KATES 75c to to t2.50. All sizes.
COASTERS (Ball Bearing) tl.00 to $10.
TOOL CHESTS 40c.to$6.50.
GEM IDEAL bteel Ranges f 25.00 and up.
MAJESTIC SPECIAL Steel and Malleable Iron
Ranges, $23.00 and up. Useful Xmas gifts.
II R sm s aass. 1308 O StfOOt,
InJALL o Li
$1 BOTTLE ISL- -49C
Li'sterine 19c
1.00 S. S. S. . 79c
$1.00 Peruna 69c
$1.00 Wine of Cardul 69c
25c Bromo Quinine 15c
50c SjtuP of Figs 35c
50c St. Jacob's Oil 39c
25c Garfield Tea.. 19c
75c Hall's Catarrh Cure 59c
50c Blrney's Catarrh Powder 39c
50c Stuart's Catarrh Cure. ..39c
$1.00 Ayers Hair Vigor... ,...79c
50c Kid-ne-oids 39c
$1.00 Kilmer's Swamp Root 69c
We are agents for Hurd's and Craln's
fine stationery; Gunthers and Huy
ler's famous chocolates and bon
bona.
RIGGS,
Druggist.
Ftinke Opera House. ,
12th and O 8treet,- Lincoln, Nebraska.
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER CHAT
TEL MORTGAGE.
Notice is hereby given that by Tirtue
of a chattel mortgage dated on the
20th day of July, 1899, and duly filed
in the office of the county clerk of Lan
caster county, Nebraska, on the 26th
DREGS GOODS OFFER.
glt9 wm farpMk m Ml drosa pattern .f f y srd,
rsralsn at nil srosa saltern or T yards
tsMFreoca mercerised fabric, rsgnbtf value. Oar farelars rr bearht
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tneee sTOOOS lorrea mmi uuir luuiuucr.iw atLma
DJuniue
SlrxxfrMtk MMfBeiarar, rrMfc fta the resell Ioom at mkeel '
the reach, steamer
Touralne. They are
patter
r Tit Ions than
s. fc,i7iATn 3ULA ntaMknta. THESE GOODS ARE GO
on vrEiGiir,
Tosns'orold.sndror a-U seasonal lrmlrwTi,trt.
ren with s. handsome raised erepon effect, such fabrics as
shionable city stores the coming- season at fancy prioes.
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OFFER. S5teokrtojfor combination of colors
vos bis foil dress pattern of 7 yards of this n ne, ne w sty is
SEARS, ROEBUCK & CO., CHICAGO.
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Height
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60o.
70c,
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day of March, 1900, and executed by
W. H. Gorham to A. W. Stevons &
Son, said mortgage is duly assigned
and transferred to A. W. Stevens Co.
of Marinette, Wis., and upon which
there Is now due the sum of $560.00,
default having been made In tht pay
ment 6f said sum' and no suit or other
proceeding of law having been insti
tuted to recover said debt or any part
thereof, I will sell the property here
in described:
One 16 horse Stevens traction en
gine No. 1835 and all fixtures belong
ing thereto at public auction at the
house of T. J. Charles, Yankee Hill
precinct, in Lancaster county, on the
27th day of December, 1900, at 2
o'clock p. m. of said day.
A. W. STEVENS CO.
Dated December 6, 1900.
Whiten the Teeth and
Sweeten the Breath
, - " 1 1 1 i 1 s
Try a Tooth Wash made by a ,
Lincoln Dentist. Ask for a
Sample Bottle.
Dr.F D. Sherwin,
Dentist.
Offles ltcrars 0 to X 1 to 5. Second Floor
Bsrr Block, Corssr room. .
LINCOLN - - NERDASKA
days.