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THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT.
August 22, -.19QL
Sept. 2 to 7, at LINCOLN,
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TALES OFTHE BOER WAR
Interesting Incidents Described
by Colonel Arthur Lynch.
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Successful Business Men of Nebraska
(Hi J. W. Josksto.v)
SUCCESSFUL, ni'SINCSS MEN..
PERCY LEE KNIGHT.
Perry Lee Kclgfct. of the firm of P.
L Keisbt & Co.. Crete, NeU., waa bora
la the village of Walnut. Bureau coun
ty. Illinois. November 30, 1S72. His
ear!y eOucation was in the Tillage
school, after hieh, at the ajre of 13,
hi father harlns removed to Chicago,
he attended the hUh school of that
city four years, when he entered the
grtAi dry rool firm of J. II. Walker &
Co. of that eity. Cm engaging in a
humble position from which he grad
ually artt to the ribbon department.
He remained with this firm nearly five
years when they retired from bufi
teas, when he engaged with Carson,
Irie. Scott &. Co.. later going to St.
Louis, acreptins a ijosition with the
sreat feolraie dry roods house of
KTy. Waiker St Co. cf that eity. After
owe year he returned to Chicago, where
he was one year In the retail store of
Carton. Perie. Scott & Co. He was
Uer one year ia Ie Moines with
Marshall f!ros. in th5r dress goods dc
parttnent. Oa i'tbniary 1, 1 ('. he purchased
the store of Jamrt S. High ton of
Crete, Nth., to whicu he has added un-
' - 1 1 - .it.
v ,4 r t
til he now has one of the largest de
partment stores in the state. On Aug
usi i, ifcyo. Mr. J. E. Bonter became
associated with him In the business,
and this partnership has continued
most pleasant and profitable since. Mr.
Knight was united in marriage Jan
uary 17. 1900. to Miss Maud, the ac
complished daughter of Mrs. Jennie S.
Stevens of Crete. He is a member of
the Congregational church of which
he is a trustee, and also of the elevat
ing social order of Knights of Pythias.
In politics he is a republican. Mr.
Knight is highly favored physically
and a fine specimen of physical man
hood. His habits t.re exceptionally
correct as he does not indulge in the
luxury of smoking and drinking. He
is a wejl-balanced business man
whose exceptional experience enables
him to carry his large business well
In hand,, directing every detail most
horoughly and Is building up a vol
ume of business of which a much older
man might be justly proud.
He enjoys the comforts of his well
appointed home with his charming
wife and her mother, M'rs. Stevens,
and has every promise of a continued
fcappy and prosperou.3 life.
Cnlova Cases of Some Wko Have
' Recovered From Wo an da Daont
Imi Courage of a Mad Artist Ileal
Meaning of the Word "Imp I" as
Told by KafDr Slave.
Colonel Arthur Lynch of the famous
Irish brigade of the Boer army, in a
forthcoming book, says Collier's Week
ly, relates the following anecdotes:
The best of the Boers fired not only
very accurately, but very quickly, and
I have known a burgher to bring down
a soldier firing while sitting In the sad
dle, holding the rifle with one hand
and the bridle with the other.
As to recovery from wounds, I can
cite some curious cases. One burgher
recovered after a Lee-Metford bullet
had gone clean through his brain, en
tering at one side of the head and pass
ing out through the other. I knew an
other case in which this happened and
where the patient, - an Irishman, had
got so well that he used to stroll about
the streets of Pretoria or even dance
a Jig. He got into a drinking bout,
however, one day, and that was the
beginning of the end.
I saw a man whose jaw was smashed
In three places, but who soon recover
ed. I knew another whose leg was so
badly shattered that It had to be am
putated subsequently, but who sat
stolidly loading his Mauser and blazing
away at the enemy. One of the most
curious cases I know of, however, was
that of a man who received a bullet in
the middle of the forehead. By a
happy combination of the thickness of
the skull and the inclination of the
bullet the missile did not enter the
man's brain, but circled around his
head to the original point of Impact,
scoring off skin and hair in its passage
and so furnishing him vrith a crown
more curious and more durable than
that of laurel.
Another curious member of my bri
gade was a mad artist. He used to
spend bis spare time drawing, with
various colored chalks, the most ex
traordinary pictures I ever saw," filled
with a fantastic imagination. He used
to prize these productions enormously,
and I believe he thought that one day
they would win him fame. Now, on a
certain occasion my brigade occupied
an exposed position, and it was intend
ed to make a stand. Subsequently a
range of hills farther westward was
selected as a better line, and my troop
was left high and dry, and the English,
in vast force, were coming rapidly on.
Receiving the order to retreat," we soon
had everything in readiness, and I was
about to mouut my horse. The shells
were already falling about us, and
some rifle practice had taken place and
some men had been killed. Just at
that critical moment my mad artist
sallied from under a wagon and came
up to me. He was calmly indifferent
to shell and bullet. In his hand he
held a strange cartoon.
J "Colonel," he said, "I hope you will
like that one!"
He also later paid the forfeit of his
Innocent but dauntless courage.
The cheeriest Individuals about the
laager were the Kaliir boys. They
were virtually slaves, though we did
not call them. so. We "commandeered"
them, we did not pay them, and that
for a good reason namely, that, con
trary to what has been said, none of
our men were mercenaries. Neither I
nor, of course, any of the troopers re
ceived or asked a penny of pay. There
fore I did not pay my Kaffirs, of whom
I had about a score to do the menial
work of the camp and to look after my
horses and those of my officers. Now,
there is something in the black at
least In those climes that makes him
content to be a slave. Service implies
protection, and that is a condition he
perfectly appreciates. One of my boys,
Pete, was a black hero. lie would go
through anything fighting (of course
in a passive way, but that is the most
difficult trial), fatigue, hunger and
thirst yet he would never utter a
word or give a sign of complaint. On
the whole he liked fighting best, for he
was of one of the tribes of Zulus.
I would like to give a chapter on
Tete, but I will now mention only one
curious detail. He told me the real
meaning of the word "impi," usually,
employed by war correspondents who
want to show how deep they have gone
as equivalent to horde or troop or
"commando" of Kaffirs. I asked Pete
what it meant. He opened wide his
mouth and showed his ivory teeth. His
yellow eyes opened also with wonder
and rolled in. their sockets, and he
laughed. "Impi," said he, with a deep,
thick utterance, "that is war." And,
the way Pete brought out the word
war made me feel that Impi or war to
Pete was the consummation of every
thing that made life terrible and yet all
that made life worth living.
A UN lVERSITY'S PATIENTS.
Kew Hospital to Improve Harvaurd'a
Medical Tlsltatlom System.
A new infirmary is in process of erec
tion within easy distance of the Har
vard yard for the exclusive use of stu
dents of the university living in Cam
bridge, including, that is, the Law, Di
vinity, Lawrence Scientific and Gradu
ate schools besides the college proper.
The building Is In a quiet portion of the
city, not far from the home of tis poet
Longfellow and overlooking the Charles
river, and has been made possible by a
gift of $100,000 from Mr.-. James Still
man, well known as tho president of
New York's largest bank.
Harvard has long felt the need of
such a special hospital, especially in
connection with the very complete sys
tem of medical,-. visitation which has
now been in successful operation for
several years and which Harvard was
the first among American colleges to
adopt. A physician of standing is em
ployed by the corporation, to whom all
cases of illness are Immediately report
ed and to whom any student may go
with the assurance of finding in him
both friend and medical adviser. It is
not Intended that he shall take the
place, unless specially requested to do
so by the student himself, of the young
man's regular physician. His province
rather is to have a general care of the
health of the university,; to guard
against any epidemic and exert such
influence as he can tactfully and with
out Improper Interference in favor of
sound hygiene and healthful living
among the undergraduates.
The work of the medical visitor, as
he Is officially called, varies naturally
very greatly. Occasionally he has al
most nothing to do, while at other
times he may be called on to pay as
many as 60 visits in a single day. The
total number of visits for a period of
four years, as recently tabulated, was
8,403. Of course not all or anywhere
near all of these cases were serious.
FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM
Plea Made by President Hyde
of Bowdoin College.
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ABKS AGAINST BOOKEPELLEEISM
UNCANNY. BET BY GIANTS.
Waarer of One Hundred Dollars Made
aa to Weight of Their Skeletons.
The most remarkable and uncanny
bet ever recorded was made at FIndlay,
O., a few days ago and drawn up by
attorneys In, shipshape order, says the
Chicago Inter, Ocean. It concerns the
weight of the bones of two men, the
bet of $100 to be taken from their es
tates at death and paid to the home and
hospital, a FIndlay institution.
The men making this wager are two
of the best known oil men In this field.
Both are giants In stature, John Steiner,
measuring 6 feet 6 inches in his stock
ings, and weighing 346 pounds, and
Bert Bowlby, measuring -6 feet 3 inches
and weighing 230 pounds. The decided
discrepancy in their weight and ap
pearance led to a . heated discussion the
other night iiv a FIndlay cafe.
Bowlby coEtended that although Stei
ner weighed much more than he, yet
his bones were heavier than Steiner's.
To make his assertion good he counted
out a roll of bills on the table ($100 in
all) that his skeleton was heavier than
Steiner's. The latter covered it at once.
It was then that the agreement was
duly drawn up and signed.
Bowlby is a noted athlete, having
stood before Kid McCoy for five rounds
a few years ago at Springfield, O. Stei
ner comes from a family of giants
dwelling near Bluffton, O. The men
are much In earnest about their wager
and, it Is likely, will donate their bodies
to some v medical institution that the
skeletons may be carefully weighed.
The only trouble is neither will ever
know which one has won the bet
GOLD FROM RIVER SAND.
Successful Working: of a New Process
For the last 40 years miners have
been endeavoring to discover some
practical method by which the fine
gold which exists in paying quantities
in the sand along the Snake river in
Idaho might be saved. There is almost
an inexhaustible quantity of this gold
bearing sand, the bottom land along the
river varying from a few hundred feet
to four miles in width and the rich
sand running In depth from 10 to 40
feet and extending for at least 30 miles
up and down the river.
A Robert Lilly a month or two ago
put In a small plant and Is now taking
out $50 to $60 a., day at an expense of
about $25, says a Sioux Falls (S. D.)
dispatch to the (New York Post. In a
short time he expects to quadruple his
capacity without Increasingthe operat
ing . expenses, except as to fuel. At
present he raises the gold bearing sand
with an eight Inch centrifugal, from
which the lighter part floats away and
the heavier part which passes through
burlap, is worked with a hand rocker.
If Mr. Lilly's process proves to be the
I success anticipated, a stampede of gold
j seekers to that region will occur before
the summer is over.
JJaldwln to Take BaJloona to Arctie.
Explorer Evelyn B. Baldwin will take
with him on his polar expedition an
extensive outfit of balloons for meteor
ological and scientific observations. He
was at Quincy, Ills., the other day In
conference with his cousins, Samuel
and Thomas Baldwin, aeronauts and
balloon makers, who are preparing the
airships for him, says the New York
Sun. About 40 small balloons have al
ready been shipped by them to Trom
150, Norway, for the expedition.
A Breakwater For Gibraltar.
Gibraltar is to be strengthened by a
breakwater on the east, where battle
ships can coal under complete shelter
by means of a light railway through a
SCHLEY PRAISED SAMPSON.
"He's av Gallant Officer and at Good
Man,' the Admiral Said.
Rear Admiral Schley received an ova
tion at the Maritime Exchange, In New
York, the other day, where he went to
'visit his former flag lieutenant, J. H.
Sears, who has -charge of the hydro
graphic office. He was recognized by
President Kunhardt and escorted out
on the floe r of the exchange. There
were cheers for the admiral, and some
"What's the matter with Sampson?"
"He's a . gallant officer and a good
man," said Admiral Schley. '
An Auspicious Omen. . .
The capture by Mr. Whitney of the
blue ribbon of the English turf ought
to be a good omen, says the Hartford
Courant. for the defender of the Amer
icans cup, ajid we guess it Is. '
Man Who Glvea Money, He Says, Has
No Right to Prescribe What Shall
Be Taught Others Have Rights.
Duties of the State Statns of Pro-
President William De Witt Hyde
of Bowdoin college made a strong ad
dress at the commencement exercises
of Boston university, which were held
in Tremont temple the other afternoon,
says the New York Times. "Academic
Freedom" was his subject He said in
"The last decade of the nineteenth
century raised the question of academ
ic freedom in several cases at Brown
university, Chicago university, Kansas
State Agricultural college and Leland
Stanford university. This question of
academic freedom did not arise so long
as the colleges were content to teach
Latin, Greek, mathematics and a little
science and philosophy, for the simple
reason that nobody cared much one
way or the other what was taught
about these things.
"Interference with liberty comes only
when the subjects taught are those for
which the people care. Now that eco
nomic and social questions have come
to the front it is with these that trou
bles have arisen. It is no accident that
all four cases cited arose In connection
with utterances of economic and social
"Social and economic questions, how
ever, are destined to divide the public
more sharply than ever before. To de
fine accurately the rights and duties of
the parties to such university educa
tion, securing reasonable liberty for all
and absolutely free course for the
truth Is the most pressing educational
problem which the nineteenth century
has handed over to the twentieth for
"Who, then, are the parties to uni
versity Instruction? The parties to
this partnership are six: First the
founders, donors and benefactors; sec
ond, the state; third, the trustees, re
gents or overseers; fourth, professors
and Instructors; fifth, the students;
sixth, the constituency of the college,
that portion of the public from which
money and students come."
At this point the speaker sounded a
warning against the spread of "Rocke
fellerism," as he termed it, saying of
the man who gives money to institu
tions of learning:
"He has no right whatever to dictate
the specific view which the institution
6ball teach. The moment a donor has
given his money he has entered into a
partnership with the five other parties
of the institution, and his rights must
be limited by the rights which belong
to them. Neither may he legitimately
draw up a creed or statement of opin
ion which the professors of the institu
tion shall be bound to teach. To do
that would be like sending a boat to
sea with the tiller lashed in position
and with instructions to the sailors on
no account to touch it even though the
boat might be making straight for the
icebergs or the rocks."
Further along In his address Dr.
"It is the duty of the state to protect
the public against misdirection of funds
and the cheapening of degrees. An in
stitution founded for the propagation
of Christian Science, theosophy, palm
istry, astrology or alchemy would have
no claim to exemption from taxation or
the conferring of degrees, for some of
these subjects have been proved to be
without foundation, and others, to say
the least have jet to make good their
claim of public confidence.
"There Is no reason why the public
I at large should contribute to the sup
port of such institutions or place confi
dence in their graduates. Further
more, the state should refuse charters
to institutions which attempt to dupli
cate means of, instruction already ade
quate. The state should not support
ten colleges when five are adequate to
serve Its educational needs.
"The state should refuse to grant
charters for the. promulgation of indi
vidual prejudice. It should not allow
an institution to bind Itself to teach
either free trade or protection, the gold
standard or the free and unlimited
coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1.
"Either Imperialism or anti-imperialism,
either private or municipal own
ership of public service corporations,
either trinitarianism or unitarianism. ei
ther universal salvation or the endless
punishment of the wicked, either so
cialism or individualism, either sacer
dotalism or independence of the local
church one side of these questions
has as much right to be Impartially
presented as the other. Consequently
the state should not enter into partner
ship with either party."
Taking up the subject of professors'
status, the speaker said: "Removal of
professors for incompetence Is a duty
of trustees and presidents which they
have never half lived up to. To 6hlft
this duty to students or to the elective
system, as Is being done at present, is
cowardly negligence. The incompetent
man should be dismissed at the first
opportunity. Academic freedom de
"Academic freedom Is as necessary
to the students as to any other party
of the institution. We can never make
men out of the boys who come to us
unless In some form or other we give
them a career in which to work out
freely what is In them. Wherever pre
scription and paternalism undertake tc
domineer the life of the students wt
are sure to find either lawlessness oi
good for nothing, effeminate nambj
TRIES ACCOUNT FOR IT
There is a strip of country x lying
along the Missouri river that has fair
,ly. good crops. Both to the east and
west there Is an almost complete fail
ure of the corn crop, while in this
region of country the ears, are large,
heavy and well filled. In this excep
tional year with the sun above 100
degrees for many days in succession,
why is It that it did not have the same
effect' in this region that it did both
to the east and the west? The soil is
substantially the" same and the hills
are higher and steeper, but up and
down these steep. hills there is corn.
Why? The Independent answers:
How else can it be accounted for?
The hot wave swept over this part of
the country with as much fierceness as
elsewhere: - But there is corn here
nearly an average crop and but little
or none elsewhere. A little east of
Fremont the trees begin and the corn
has ears on it The country from there
on is rough and hilly, but there is
corn. Every little' draw is full of
trees. In some places there is a sec
ond growth of the original trees. The
farmers have planted out groves and
there is corn. Up on the. Logan valley
there is more corn and a big crop of
wheat and hay and there are trees al
most everywhere. All the conditions
seem similar except the trees. Where
the trees are few or none, there is lit
tle or no corn. Where they are plenty
there is corn.
If some of these republican editors
'could see themselves as others . see
them," or realize how ridiculous and
silly they appear when they write
about fusion, it is probable that they
would drop" the subject. One of them
discourses in this fashion: "It was
not the object of inaugurating reform,
but with the one end in view of acquir
ing 'the spoils of office. If that were
not the real object of fusion, . how
could apparently intelligent men
stand on three platforms, representing
three different and often diametrical
sets of principles?" There is omni
science for j-ou. This chap knows
what are the motives and objects of
every fusionist. He has the power to
look into men's hearts and minds.
Along with that he lies as calmly as
a thirsty man would take a drink of
water. The only difference between
populist and democratic platforms has
been that the populists have demanded
some things that the democrats have
not. Neither party has ever had a
plank in its platform that the jother
opposed -since fusion began,., and
when republican editors assert-the
contrary they only make themselves
If you desire to know something of
the discovery, history, people, climate,
productions, resources and possibilities
of the vast island possessions that have
come under the protection of the Amer
ican flag since the Spanish-American
war, you should read "Our Islands and
Their People." Ihe Independent de
sires a reliable agent in every county in
Nebraska. Write us for full particulars.
After a Comparison of the lies sent
out by the Associated press concerning
the democratic state convention in
Virginia, it seems that the row was
over nominations and not over tne
platform. The platform on national
issues is as sound as a platform could
be. Among other resolutions were the
"The democrats of the state of Vir
ginia in convention assembled reaffirm
their allegiance and unfaltering devo
tion to the national democratic party
and declare their admiration for its
leaders from Jefferson to Bryan, who
have borne the party standards In vic
tory and defeat.
"We are in favor of the enactment
by the general assembly of a bill mod
ifying the fellow servant doctrine so
as to impose a just and reasonable lia
bility upon hazardoustransportation
companies in respect to their em
ployes. "We declare unalterable opposition
to the criminal trusts and to every il
legal combination of capital. We de
nounce such trusts as a serious men
ace to public welfare, restricting the
opportunities and absorbing the sub
stance of the people. We arraign the
republican party for both its failure to
enforce existing laws and to enact oth
ers against the trusts.'
"So they've arristed Schley. As soon
as th' book come out th Sicrety iv th
Navy issued a warrant again' him,
chargin' him with victhry an' he's
goin' to have to stand thrlle f'r it. I
don't know what th' punishment is,
but 'tis somethin' hard, f'r th' ohince
is onusu'l. They'se sure to bounce
him, an' maybe they'll give his job to
Cerveera. As far as I can see, Hln
nissy, an' I cud see as far as me fel-low-vithran
Maclay, an' some nine
hundherd miles farther, Emanuel is
th' on'y wan that come out Iv iat
battle with honor. Whin Schley was
thryin' to give up th' ship, he was
alongside it on a stagin makin' dents
in th' armor-plate , with a pickaxe,
Sampson was off writin' letters to him
silf, an' Bob Ivans was locked .n a
connin'-tower, with a life prisoner
buckled around his waist. Noble ol'
Cerveera done nawthin' to disgrace
his flag. He los' his ships an' his men
an' his biler, an' lvrything except his
ripytation. He saved that be bein'
a good swimmer an' not bein' an offi
cer iv th' United States navy."
"I shud think Schley'd thry an' prove
an allybi," M'r. Hennessy suggesteu
"He can't," said Mr. Dooley. "His
frind Sampson's got that." "Mr. Doo
ley" in Harper's Weekly.
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A Nebraska Republican
The republican always thinks he'3
rich. If he owns a half section of land,
nine horses, seventeen cattle and a top
buggy, he is a wealthy man and goes
around smoking ten cent cigars, while
If his debts were paid there wouldn't
be enough left to bury him. He goes
in the hole on every deal he makes
and brags about our "foreign trade."
He growls at his wife because she
spends so much money and defends
the trusts that rob him every day. He
is kept going by money sent him by
relatives back east and writes a check
with as much swagger as if he were
a millionaire. He is always bragging
about prosperity, but never pays for
his county paper. He wears a white
shirt to the county convention, gets
shaved at the barber shop, reads the
New York Tribune because his father
took it when Horace Greeley was edi
tor, believes this, country would go to
the devil if it wasn't for the tariff on
corn, lives on a farm and buys eggs
and vegetables at the grocery, thinks
there has been a glorious rain when it
sprinkles, brags about his fast driving
horse that was spavined before he
bought it, believes bis land will be
worth $100 an acre sometime and
never gets alarmed about the mort
gage, is cheerful as an idiot on the
street and cross as a bear at home
you know him, the fellow who is the
bulwark of republicanism, the main
stay of M'ark Hanna. Jefferson Coun
Negro Majorities Vanish
The New Orleans newspapers are
rejoicing over the fact that the reports
of the new census show Louisiana to
be a "white state" having, for the
first time, a clear preponderance of
white popualtlon. In 1880 the state
had a negro majority of 27,374; in 1900
the white majority was 78,808.
The Picayune finds in the returns of
that and other southern states sup
port for its theory that the diffusion
of the negro population throughout the
territory of the union Is the only hope
of relief for the congestion of that
element In the southern states.
The returns of race population, ac
cording to the last census, are given
for five southern states besides Louis
iana. In Alabama the white majority
has increased, in round numbers, from
43,000 in 1870 to 173,000 in 1900; in
Arkansas, in these three decades, from
239,000 to 577,000; in Kentucky, from
876,000 to 1,579,000; In Maryland, from
430,000 to 717,000.
The excessive death-rate among the
blacks and a white immigration to
some of these states will account for
part of the changes, but the Picayune
thinks when all the returns shall be In
it will be found that "there is a very
decided increase in the negro popula
tion of most of the northern states,
caused by the movement of southern
negroes into them." The better
wages and wider field of employment
at the north have attracted many, but
the diffusion has been so general as to
attract no attention in any particular
Uncle Hiram (just back from the big
city "I don't think that nephew of
our'n is got as much money as he
makes out he has."
Aunt Emuy "Why, I thought you
said he had such a nice home in the
Uncle Hiram "But I didn't tell ye
nothln' about him havln' both them
little girls o' his'n playin on the same
planner at once. I tell ye he's a-glt-tin'
hard up. San Francisco Chronicle.
Mrs. Hoyle "I can read my hus
band like a book."
Mrs. Doyle "You must have good
eyes to read such a small type." Sep
tember Smart Set.
3 ife . VI
Genuine stamped C C C Never told In bulk.
Beware of the dealer who tries to sett
"something just as good."
A nrn cro
all the corn
1 SHRED TOUR FODDER,
lJ, SELL YOUR HAY.
be twice nrefltsbla
crop. The new way is to rua
can be no
where fodder Is pre
pared with our ma
chine. You can make a
ereat deal of money husking
for neighbors. Costa less than
a third as much as a thresher,
but makes more money.
Write for Free Catalocue.
T m?r be Pntable without saving the fodder, but It will 1
d. The new wetuod of handling corn uvm th .ntir.
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Corn Husker and
It hunks out all of tha
Corn clean, and hrl
all the fodier h
name time. Makecit,
healthful fowl. a the
patented epreen in ttie
teed elevator take out
all the dust, lrt,
Go to roar aeartst
dealer and sec one.
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