The Nebraska independent. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1896-1902, March 27, 1902, Page 2, Image 2

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March 27, 1902
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A Miraculous
It seemed that nothing short
of a miracle could save my little
daughter from an untimely
death,' says City Marshall A.
11. Malcolm, of Cherokee,Kan.
" When two years old she was
taken with, stomach and bowel
trouble and despite the; efforts
of the best physicians we could
procure, she grew gradually,
worse and was pronounced in
curable. A friend advised
Maes' Mervine
and after giving it a few days
she began to improve and final
ly fully recovered. She is now
past five-years of age and the
very picture of health."
Sold by all Drufglats.
Dr. Miles Medical Co.. Elkhart, Ind.
and the question arose, What next?
we had not learned how to act with
the powers with respect to our in
terest in the far east. The next year
when the boxer rebellion broke out
In China and our ministers were in
prison together with those of the pow
ers, we learned how to act in con
cert and to jointly occupy Pekin. We
can do this now with respect to the
Philippines. The powers (in 1899)
wanted to divide China among them
selves, but the United States; through
. McKinley, said "No,": and the powers
concurred. We can now say. "The
Philippines are ours. There is to be
no division of territory, but the native
people are to have the right to make
their own government and no one
must be allowed to interfere in this
respect.". This would be treating the
Philippines as we have agreed to treat
China It will give us all we fought
for in the Spanish war which lasted
. three months and end a war that has
lasted nearly three years. If it be
asked, What will induce the powers to
unite with the United States in paci
fying the Philippines? the answer will
be. Equal trade with them as with
Democrats, now, have no plan ex
cept to hold and govern the islands
until "the people thereof have estab
lished a stable form of government."
.. .This is shown conclusively by the
v.. vote of all the democrats in the sen
ate on the substitute entitled, "A bill
to promote the prosperity and estab
lish the Independence of the Philip
pine islands." This was a substitute
for the bill of the republicans entitled,
"A bill temporarily to provide revenue
for the Philippine islands and for
other purposes."
, . If we say to them that our inten
tion is "to promote their prosperity
and to establish their ' independence "
.they may think, that if our object is
only their prosperity and indepen
dence, we ought to get out at once
and not attempt to occupy or govern
at an.
The republicans boldly declare that
the Philippines are to have no inde
pendence and that their prosperity
must depend upon being territories of
the United States instead of colonies
of Spain. The first step in the repub
lican program is a system of tariff
taxation "for their benefit." The
. democratic program is, first, to de
clare that the "archipelago is foreign
territory," and, second, that during
the "temporary occupation all trade
shall be free between the United Stat
es and the islands' ' The . democrats
., want the archipelago treated as for
eign territory and yet there is to be
. free trade, as If they were a part of
the United States. This Is inconsistent
with the decision of the supreme court
which declared that, under the recent
treaty with Spain, the islands are do
mestic territory and that there can be
no free trade between them and the
United States unless congress shall
eo enact, or, what amounts to the
eame thing, free trade will exist under
the constitution until congress enacts
to the contrary.
Our present Dingley tariff law of
1897 provides that there shall be im
port duties only on goods from "for
" eign countries." The archipelago, be
f ing domestic territory, there can be
no duties with respect to the Philip
pines until congress so declares.
' The republican ' plau puts the isl
ands under the control of congress, so
; f,ar as their foreign trade is concerned
at leasts The democratic plan starts
.out with good intentions for their
. . prosperity and independence, but
:- .leaves them under the control of con
gress for an indefinite time. It re-
: We offer One Hundred Dollars Re
ward for any case of Catarrh that can-
not be cured by Hall's .Catarrh Cure,
r :: F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props..
Toledo, O.
- We, the undersigned, have known
-.cIV J. Cheney fcr the last 15 years, and
I believe him perfectly honorable In all
!luisiness transactions and financially
able to carry out any obligation made
; by their firm.
- 'Z ;West & Truax, Wholesale Druggists,
ii Toledo, O.
- ' Walding, Kinnan & Marvin, Whole
. .. sale Druggists, Toledo, O .
a Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken "inter
1 nally, acting directly upon the blood
1 and mucous surfaces of the system.
1 t rrice, 75c per bottle. Sold by all drug-
mains to be seen whether, or not the
Filipinos have any faith in the demo
crats, if they should get control of the
government We would like to hear
from them on this point. r
After all, how long will It take to
establish a permanent government in
the Philippines? Our forefathers were
89 years in establishing a-permanent
federal government,. after they con
cluded to rebel against Great Britain
and declared their independence. They
were not only seven years fighting for
their Impendence but they, were work
ing all that time on the articles of
confederation, which were found to
be worthless for peace and next to
nothing In war. It took nine years
more to acree upon the present con
stitution. It took seventy years more
to decide whether or not it was . per
manent government. Finally It was
decided In the spring of 1865 that all
the power of the slaveholders-could
not destroy the United States. This
showed at last that we. had. a "stable
government This " was the best our
ancestors could do in this country, af
ter centuries of struggle for liberty
In the old. It took France eighty
years to pass from monarchy to a re
public, that was stable. If there is
any science in sociology, it will take
the' Philippines a hundred years to set
lip a republic that will stand alone.
These people speak thirty different
languages and sixty, different dialects.
Before we can commence teaching
them the science of government, we
shall have to teach them the English
Great Britain has the largest, trade
of any nation in the world with the
Philippines, and she is therefore more
interested in a stable government
there than any other nation. Her
trade there is more than three times
that of Germany and nearly three
times our trade there. China has the
largest trade there of any other coun
try, except Great Britain. Therefore
China might be invited, by the pow
ers, to come forward and assist the
Filipinos in establishing a stable gov
ernment. It may turn out that the
Filipinos will desire an empire, after
the fashion of the Japanese. If so,
thev ought to be allowed to set up
just such a government as they want.
One thing is certain, that a republican
form of government has not been fav
orably received in the east, and even
in the west it is difficult for republics
to stand alone.
Governments cannot be made, but
must grow. Society grows, but is not
made. Civilizations have grown and
passed away, but none of them were
made. - JNO. S. DE HART.
Jersey City, N. J.
to bleed the common people and in
crease royalty is counted good repub
Hcan policy. Well, a majority of the
common people vote for it and of
course they ought to have. it.
slice of
As long
For over sixty years Mrs. Winslow's
Soothing Syrup has been used by
mothers for their children while teeth
ing. Are you disturbed at night and
broken of your rest by a sick child
uffering and crying with pain of Cut
ting Teeth? If so send at once and
get a bottle of "Mrs. Winslow's Sooth-
ng Syrup for Children Teething. Its
value is incalculable. It will relieve
he poor little sufferer Immediately.
Depend upon it, mothers, there is no
mistake about it. It cures diarrhoea,
regulates the stomach and bowels,
cures wind colic, softens the gums." re
duces inflammation, and gives tone
and energy to the whole system. "Mrs.
Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for chil
dren teething Is pleasant to the taste
and is the prescription of one of the
oldest and best female physicians and
nurses in the United States, and is for
sale by all druggists throughout the
world. Price. 25 cents a bottle. Be
sure and ask for "Mrs. Winslow's
Soothing Syrup."
Lodge Censorship
(Continued from Page One.)
sra 1 nave never seen. But as I said
there was a watchful man on the Ne
braska delegation. He heard the
wrath of the democrats, who were out
spoken against the statement of Mr.
Bryan as misrepresented, and he im
mediately telegraphed Mr. Bryan the
real statement of facts, and Mr. Bry
an's reply, made after, a thorough un
derstanding of the facts, was of course
in harmony with his party. This
placed him in the right position, and
the democratic members were profuse
in their apologies. They could not
understand Mr. Bryan's first telegram,
but the second dispatch placed him
right with them and they were happy.
The man whom I referred to as the
watchful member is Hon. William
Ledyard Stark, one of the real leaders
of the minority, not a democrat, but
a populist. He is one of the shrewdest
men in congress and is easily the lea
der of the western members in the
lower house. Hooray for Stark!
It is reported here that Hon. Elmer
J. Burkett of the First Nebraska dis
trict is not to receive a renomination
this fall. Who his opponent is, I don't
know, but "E. J." goes around with
an absence of smile that really
amounts to worry. I have it from good
authority that he is not to be renomi
nated and what the republican state
bosses decree, generally rounds out.
Hardy's Column
We consider it a sin and almost a
crime to give bread to a hungry man
with tobacco in his mouth or liquor
in his stomach. To give one's earn
ings to such a man that he may spend
his own earnings in debauching him
self makes two debaucheries.
The heaviest business done in Lin
coln in any one line in three hours is
done in our saloons after 9 o'clock at
night. .
A carload of insane soldiers went
through to Washington the other day
from the Philippines to be housed by
the government. It is reported that
they are hopelessly insane, caused
by the torid climate.
What is the need of keeping three
or four hundred men ten years to copy
and publish the census taken in a sin
gle month once In ten years? We see
no need of it only to make places for
planting more party officers for life.
The census of any ten years can be
copied and classified and published in
a single year as well as not. The
most important part of it is generally
Russia is bound to have a
the northeast corner of China.
as it is the policy of all strong na
tions to gobble everything weak, how
can England or America oppose any
such measure. Russia Is now in such
a fix that if England commences an
other war she will have five thousand
miles of fighting line in place of one
city as In the Crimean war. Russia
has her territory all in one chunk and
can live a hundred years without send
ing out a shipload or receiving one
jNeitner ungiana or Germany can
live without importing food, and the
rest of Europe Is nearly as bad off
The ship subsidy bill has got through
the senate. Many of it3 corners were
knocked off , and several republican
senators, representing the common
people, voted against it. The two
from Iowa were among the number.
Now "we will see whether the Iowa
speaker and other members of the low
er house from that state will follow the
lead of their senators. We expect, of
course, that two of our members, of
the lower house, will vote for it be
cause they are owned by high tariff
and trusts.; The chief argument used
in favor of the subsidy bill was that
the republican high protective tariff
in no way protected our sailors and
ship owners. They now have to com
pete with the pauper sailor and ship
owners of Europe. So in place of a
high protective tariff they must have a
subsidy and thus bleed the common
people direct instead of through thf
tariff channel. The next republican
reform will be to give the bankers a
subsidy. They have no protection from
the tariff. Pauper money loaners of
Europe come In here and loan their
money free and our bankers ought not
to be compelled to compete with them.
How cruel to make a sailor or banker
vork for European pauper wages.
Paupers of Europe are the chief ene
mies of this country. If in the bill
a provision was made for running a
line of steamers down to South Ameri
ca it would have one good feature,
for now we have to go to England in
order to get passage to South America.
There is no good reason why we
should not be able to go direct.
Lawyers have become so numerous
in Lincoln that our district judges
have to bleed the taxpayers exces
sively in order that they may have a
top shelf support. Last week a man
was tried for killing two of his near
relatives here in Lincoln. One of the
victims did not die immediately, but
lived to tell the story. Neighbors
were near by, who heard the shots
and saw the pistol- in the man's' hand.
He was arrested at once in the very
doorway where he did the killing.
The criminal himself admitted that
he did the crime. He had no money
to pay a lawyer. Judge Holmes or
dered five hundred dollars to be given
to two lawyers for defending the vaga
bond. He also ordered a hundred to
be paid another lawyer for defending
the raper of a twelve-year-old girl.
Judge Holmes must be carrying out
the pure doctrine of republicanism.
The lawyers get no more protection
from the tariff than sailors do and
they should have . a subsidy and the
farmers of the county should be made
to pay it. Perhaps next time a dozen
lawyers will get two hundred and fifty
dollars each.
to Back Him
The saloon question, like the slavery
question, years ago, is becoming more
and more prominent all over the coun
try and we might say all over the
world.. The chief object of govern
ment and law is to better the human
race. Patriotism and Christianity de
mand that everything that works in
jury and no good to the human race
should be prohibited and everything
that works good and happiness should
be sustained and protected. It Is a
satisfaction to look back upon the
reforms that have been established
since our own memory had its origin.
Slavery has become outlawed, duelling
and prize fighting, lotteries and gam
bling, polygamy and prostitution are
all outlawed. We can remember when
they were all legal and honorable.
The next reform will be the outlawing
of the saloons for the same reasons,
and we are steadily gaining all the
time. The plea of personal liberty is
made. Tliere is vast difference be
tween personal liberty and trade lib
erty. W eallow a person to go into his
room and make obscene pictures and
read obscene books, but let him come
onto our streets to sell them and the
law will burn his books and pictures
and scorch him. It is the selling of
intoxicating liquors on the streets we
want to stop.
Plugged With a Pen
When Bryan goes after G. Cleveland,
O then,
'Tis good for the optics of gods and
of men
To see ponderosity plugged with a pen.
When Bryan goes after G. Cleveland.
It fills us all full of a glorious glow
Of happy hilarity, only to know
A just retribution is certain though
Bryan goes after G. Cleveland.
J. A. Edgerton.
The American Mule
Hurrah for the mules, American
mules! '
Their timely stampede against British
From an impulse swift and wary.
Has served as well as the wiliest raid
That was ever In stress of warfare
.... made,
And won the day for Delarey.
Now surely these mules by their
change of base
Canceled forever the slur on the race;
Well earned their meed of the glory
That follow? fast in wake of the Boers,
The humblest pr a y-ers, the proudest
- do-ers - v - ;
That ever were praised in story.
T D. H. Ingham. 1
When writing to advertisers do not
fail to mention The Independent. If
The Republcsma Prepare
and Introduce Three Separate Bill
the Anarchy Billthe Kaot Bill and
Militia Organization
Washington, D. C, March 22, 1902.
Although there was already plenty of
matter to indicate the state of confu
sion' and disruption into which the
republican forces have fallen; yet
here comes General Miles and stirs
up the worst sort of a row over Secre
tary Root's proposed army bill. It is
a good thing for the country that Gen
eral Miles had the courage to show the
true Inwardness 6f the proposed meas
ure. While it evidently aimed to re
tire him, yet the animus of the whole
bill was much more important than
Its effect on any one person. The
scheme was to make the army the ap
panage of the president and hence an
auxiliary to the party in power. It
proposed to inject militarism Into pol
itics with a vengeance. Under it any
officer could, in a week, be raised to
the highest rank."
The protege of the president was to
be the commander-in-chief of the
army, so that it would always be at
hand ready for use either at home or
In addition to this bill it must be
remembered that Congressman Dick
has a militia reorganization bill in the
bouse which provides that any state
can have 100,000 of its militia under
government control. That is the ex
pense of this militia practically a re
serve of the standing army are to be
paid by the national government and
always at the call and under the dicta
tion of the aforesaid national govern
ment. Take in connection with these
two measures the fact that the anti
anarchy bill has a clause allowing the
president a military escort when he
travels abroad, and it is easy to see
with what alarming strides militar
ism has been advancing during the
present congress. That the attempt
has been carefuly scattered through
three bills shows how insidious are
the methods of the trust-controlled re
publican party. In regard to the Root
bill, it is feared that General Miles'
open attack on it ha3 killed the meas
ure. The public conscience is not yet
so deadened that It will stand for any
thing of this sort knowingly. But the
whole idea was to have it passed with
out letting the people know its real
intent until it was too late to pro
Up to this time the public has
known practically nothing of the Dick
militia reorganization bill. It rests
with democratic newspapers to arouse
the people to the menace of a reserve
standing army fastened on every state
under the direct control of the war de
partment at Washington. When the
trusts get ready to defend their posi
tion this army will be a mighty handy
adjunct. In fact It does not take much
reflection to discover a number- of
ways in which this military institu-
ion may be used to deprive the people
of their right3.
Then chis proposition of a military
escort for the president means that
he may take 5000 troops with him
when he travels .about the country, if
he chooses. No Imperial potentate of
the old world can awe his subjects
with so great a military display as
will be permitted to our president. The
one ray of encouragement is that none
of these bills have yet become laws
and the democrats intend to fight them
The beet sugar forces continue to
hold out against the autocratic ways
and means committee. No compromise
is practically their motto. The com
promise brought forth by the ways
and means forces is not acceptable to
the senate and will not be accepted by
Cuba. Besides the fact that it would
force Cuba to reorganize her whole
revenue collection . system for a beg
gaily two years of alleged help, the
more serious objection is that under
the resolution Cuba Is required to ac
cept our Immigration law. This will
bar her from importing negroes from
the United States. Yet they finish
picking cotton just as Cuba can use
them in the cane fields. Without the
ability to import this labor temporar
ily during the busy season Cuba can
not handle her sugar crop at any
So oppressive are becoming the pro
tected trust exactions , that even the
manufacturers' national association
has declared for the Babcock bill.
Scores of illustrations could be cited
to show the lengths to which the. re
publican majority is willing to go to
protect the trusts and fleece the people.
The sturdy revolt of decent republi
cans simply Insures a democratic
house next time. The attempt to pass
a force bill through the Crumpacker
resolution is - about the last thing
needed to solidly unite the democratic
. The democratic national committee
Is about to reorganize with Ben T.
Cable as probable chairman and the
prospects are bright for a rousing and
successful democratic congressional
campaign.-rD. P. B.
and was natural and beneficial under
the Individual system of production
the hand tool system. It was
adapted to the day of stage coaches
and freight wagons. It was proper to
the "one man, one shop" system of
production, but it utterly fails to
meet the requirements of the age of
machinery, the railroads, the factory
system, the telegraphs and telephones.
mese cannot wen serve their pur
poses at all by competitive methods.
Competition does not at all comport
with machine production. Without
mutuality, the modern factories, rail
roads, etc., could not even be oper
ated, and equity is impossible short of
collective ownership. I submit that
competition has been dying ever since
the age of machinery began, and mu
tuality has been taking its place. The
fullness of mutuality is socialism.
Dryden, Mich. -
(Let us see if competition has been
eliminated from the family, or wheth
er it is inherent in human nature or
not. Two children are at play. One
says to the other, "I can beat you run
ning to that tree." They start off and
make the race. That is competition
They go to' their studies. One says,
"I can get my lesson first." That is
competition. It is born in them. It
is inherent in their nature. Eliminate
it and they would scarcely be human.
The animals have no such impulse.
Eliminate the spirit of competition
from the human race, and it would
degenerate toward the lower animal
kingdom. It would take all the zest
from life. It would produce a state
of stagnation and utter dullness. A
man with any of the spirit of man
hood in him would, want to emigrate
to some other world. It is very hard
to conceive how any one can get him
self into a state of mind that, would
make such a condition seem desirable.
It presupposes a reversal of the laws
of nature. There is competition every
where. It is found as well in the vege
table kingdom as in the animal. In
the thick forest the trees compete for
the sunlight. If all desire to excel
and all efforts to compete were elimi
nated it is hard to tell what sort of a
condition would result. Such a con
dition is unthinkable. Ed. Ind.)
It la Invented to Help Socialism "ICeu
trality" la tm Take the Place of
, Competition
Editor Independent: Have been re
ceiving The Independent a few weeks
under your liberal proposition, and
am interested and amused by your
little knocks on socialism. For in
stance, you say; "Competition is an
inherent element 1 in human nature."
I guess not. That element has been
outgrown by many people in the fam
ily, in the trusts, labor unions, church
es, mutual insurances, municipality
owned public utilities, etc. If compe
tition were an "inherent element" it
could not be eliminated; but elimina
tion is actually taking place. Mu
tuality Is being substituted.
You continue: "All populists ask !s
that the public own and operate those
lines in which competition Is at best
only feeble and impossible long to
By this you admit that In many
things competition is not an "Inherent
principle in human nature," thus con
tradicting yourself.; You propose the
substitution of the principle of mu
tuality for the principle of competi-
Mr. Bray Propounds a Query Regarding
the Cantte of Tenanta and Trampa
Editor Independent: Permit me to
ask a few questions. I was brought
up in western New York and Pennsyl
vania. For miles around where I lived
in thes e states, when a boy, there was
not a family but owned its home, cul
tivated its own soil, and worshipped
under its own vine and fig tree. There
were no renters going from place to
place every year. During my boy
hood years I never saw a tramp go
ing from house to house begging bread
Mortgages on farms did not exist in
our country. Neighbors used to lend
money to each other once in a while
in small amounts, and but seldom took
note; and I never knew one to fai
to pay it back when the time came
There were no robberies in our neigh-4
borhood in fact, it seemed that ev
eryone was honest and the people
trusted each other.
Now, why is it that everything is
changed? About one-half the people
seem to be renters and have no perma
nent abiding place, and everybody
seems to be trying to beat his neigh
bor. Tramps are going over the coun
try begging, stealing, committing rape
and murder and doing everything else
that is bad. In fact, crimes of all
kinds are prevalent to an alarming
degree. Now, what in your opinion
is the cause of all this great trans
formation? Your opinion on this sub
ject will be of interest.-'
Table Rock, Neb.
(Many things might be cited as the
cause of the changes Mr. Bray men
tions and to discuss all of them would
take all our space every week. In
fact, if Mr. Bray will read The Inde
pendent carefully every week he will
flud these causes discussed. Primar
ily, the rapid concentration of wealth
in the hands of the few may be said
to be the immediate cause of the
trouble; but this in turn Is only the ef
fect of other causes. The rapid con
centration of wealth is the result of
special privileges tariff privileges,
transportation privileges, banking
privileges, all in turn the result of un
wise or vicious laws. It may be said
that these laws are. the logical out
growth of placing the power of mak
ing laws wholly in the hands of rep
resentatives (frequently "misrepre
sentatiyes") with no provision for the
people to exercise the veto power.
But back of It all, ignorance of eco
nomic and political questions is the
real cause. Until the people become
well enough educated in these mat
ters so that a "full dinner pail" will
cease to be one of the most potent ar
guments, there is little hope of much
reform. Ed. Ind.)
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item. Send for a trial order. You can save money. Look
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$1 OO
Good Sugar, 26 pounds.. ......
Best Rolled Oats, 8 pounds
White Navy Beans, 8 pounds 25j
Fancy Japan Tea, 3 pounds OO
Good Smoking Tobacco, per pound , 15 o
Best Clothes Pins, per dozen.. jc
Lion or Arbuckle Coffee, per pound j0
Good Prunes, 6 pounds.... 25o
Four 10 cent packages Mince Meat. , 25o
Good Ink, per bottle........ , jc
Early June Peas, 4 cans. 25o
Fresh Crackers, per pound........ , 5C
Fresh Ginger Snaps, per pound ....' 5C
Sal Soda, per pound....,.....,..... c
Sour Pickles, per gallon..... 20c
(flentloa The Independent.)
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To the Boers.
Written for The Independent.
IleeD up the struggle, ye who fight
Against the overwhelming might,
Of hellish greed and plunder.
List not to those who bid you yield,
For on each hard contested field
You've ' challenged mankind's won-
;' der. ' - ,
If moments come when spirits sing.
Then I beseech you to bethink,
Of those of ancient story.
Who from their homes by tyrants
Of wives and babes, all earth ties
Had nothing left but glory.
When victory comes as come it must.
To those who have their quarrel just;
Be this your proud reflection:
That you've unaided stemmed the tide,
And your republic free ana wide
Is of your own erection.
Baltimore, Md.
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five "Liberty Building" Fostal3 and get
up a club of subscribers. There is no
..r-rni . if
The Schiller Piano has always been the favorite with people wishing
a really good Piano at a moderate price. In short, it has not a
single equal at the price. Their success along this line has in
spired the company to attempt something higher. The new High ,
Grade Schiller is the result. This, like the medium grade, is the
best yet produced for the money. The price is necessarily some
higher, but just as low in proportion to quality.
Write for description and prices to the
Matthews Piano Co.
Ware room
1120 O Street
tlonanr thus yn woiitilegtrayq petition
r. Jam Cog-rT A.ttmy at taw' :
' NOTICE. ; ' ;i ' '
To Jam Milton 0 ranger, non-residsnt defn
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You are hereby notified that oa the 11th day
yon on the ground that yon have willfully aban
doned the plaintiff, without good cause, for the
term of two years last past, and aluo as a fur
ther irround allearinr non-support. Yon are re
quired to answer said petition on or before
Monday, the 21st day of April. 1902. .