The Nebraska independent. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1896-1902, April 10, 1902, Page 3, Image 3
April 10, 1902. THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT. mmrnmi WIN - Xsri V - sfi btfcfb 2 A REMARKABLE TEST INDISPUTABLE PROOF Dkar Sirs : Eight months ago I bought the sctubbiest pig I could find in my locality and made a special test of "International Stock Food." I wanted to see just what it would do for hogs. This little runt was eight months old and weighed ten pounds, and was the worst looking specimen of a runt you ever saw. The other hogs of the same litter were ready for market and weighed about three liundr2d pounds. I put this runt in a pen by herself and fed ''International Stock Food' as directed, and at the end of eight months I killed her and she dressed 500 lbs. I have handled "International Stock Food" for over 7 years and never had a package returned, and can say that your preparations speak for themselves in our com munity. Very truly, W. O. OSTRANDER, Dealer, Bennington, Kansas. "I5TER3iTrOFC.il STOCK FOOD" ciiki Hops, Cattle, Borne and Sheep, to grow very rapidly and make them Big, Fat and Healthy. It it used and strongly endorsed by over 500,000 Farmers. II U sutd oa a Spot ('MB Guarantee to Refund our JS oy in ay eaa of failara, by over 30.000 Pcalsrs. It will tusks you extra money in Growing, FatteniDg or Milting. Owing to its blood parifying and Kltr slating tonic effect, it Cures or Prevents Piseue. We paid f 4U,(XMI War Tax on keeout of being Hlh ( ! sdieatsd Ploek Vou4. It is a safe vegetable medicinal preparation to be fed in snail-sized feeds in connectioa with the regular grain. It is absolntely harmless, even if taken into Mis human system. It Fattea Stoek la 80 te fts I'avs Imw line, beca.ua It aids Digestion and Assimilation. In this way it saves a large amount of grain. The use of "IJiTKKN HTIOSA1. STIH'K FOOD" only costs Ui t I fcEDH for OSE CINT.-. ,tsk vmir dealer for it and refuse any of the manv chean and inferior substitute or imiUtions. It always pays to feed the best. "I5T2KNATI0S AI STOCK KOOU" is endorsed br ovt r 10o leading Farm Pupers. The United States Government included "IXTEKSATIO.NAl. STOCK FOOD" in the Government Exhibit at the Parin Exposition in 1W), and it was given the Highest Award and Medal. The Minnesota State Agricultural Society gave "I1TEH1AT10SAL STOCK F001" a diploma for "Superior xelleaee." Other Agricultural Societies ftlW ecdotw it as reliable aad worthy the confidence of stock raisers. J-rOB YOU AND EVERY HEADER OF THIS PAPEB.55 We will give yon $14 .00 worth of "1.1TER5ATI05AI. STOCK FOOD" If Book is not exactly as represented. Thil Book Contains 1R3 Large Colored Cngravinj! of Horses, Cattle, Sheep, UogJ, Poultry, etc. It tout as $3!KX to have ear Artbt and Engravers maxe the if raving. It contains a finely illustrated Veterinary Department that will save you Hundreds of Dollars. Uivcs description arid history of the Breeds of Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Bogs and Poultry. Tlis Vd Iter of thia Paper will tell you that you ought to have a copy of this nnely illustrated Book for reference. TBIS BOCS FKEE. Postage Prepaid, Ii You Write Ut Octter or postat) and Answer 3 Questions: '9 2ad How moeh stock have yon? 8rd Did JOU. ever use "HTPRJATIOSAI. STOCK FOOD" for Horaes.Cattle, Sheep, Hogs, Colts, Calves, Lambs or Pigs? aui wcr sua o uuvbwuub unu ww- nruo us ti vncs lur ijook. .jlrt Same this Paper f Largest Stesk Pood Factory In the World. I c i hi ) Capital Paid in, $1,000,000. INTERNATIONAL STOCK FOOD CO., S!SK.f.0sL.,I: wmm THE PHILIPPINES rhe FUajf th Recognized Siffn of the liawdy Iioua- Soldier's Letter Ex ploiters do not Want Chinese Excluded Washington. D. C. April 8. 1902. Special Correspondence.) The sen ile has passed the oleomargarine bill ri.-; 3-eported from the house and the discussion of the Chinese exclusion measure is now in progress. Without question, the Mitchell-Kahn bill. which extends the time of operation of the C-eary act, will be passed, but it Is meeting much opposition from the protected manufacturing interests of the country who see in a great influx of cheap pauper labor much benefit to themselves. The "infant industries" that wax and grow fat by reason of the protec tive tariff legislation of the republican party express much concern lest their business be destroyed by the impor tation of foreign manufactures, but are singularly silent as to the question of an influx of cheap foreign labor. According to trust philosophy, an American manufacturer that can un dersell his foreign competitor both in foreign and domestic markets needs the protection of a prohibitive tariff against the competition of the foreign : r-nufacturer. yet the American la ! r,,-or whose skill enables his employer to win the world's markets needs no protection against the pauper labor of Tie old world. In this connection, a reproduction of an editorial which I clipped from a retort issue of The Critic, published in Manila. P. I., will b? interesting: "The Chinese exclusion bill which th-? Pacific Coast representatives have agreed to support is a direct menace to tbo very best interests of the Phi! inpine islands and if it should pass would render well-nigh impossible the exploitation of these islands by the Americans and would cause an irre trievable loss of much capital now in the archipelago. The bill denies the right of entry to the Chinese not only into the mainland ports of the United States, but also into any of the in sular possessions, including the Phil ippines. The cumulative evidence of many years proves that the native labor is not to be depended upon. If the business of the archipelago be de veloped as it can be, and ought to be, the services of the Chino are absolute ly necessary. It is to be hoped that the memorial of the American cham ber of commerce and the recommenda tion of the commission will raise up some friends for the Philippines in congress. It is late to contemplate the idea, probably, but an authorized dele gation of business men in Washing ton would be very valuable just now." This editorial is interesting for two reasons: First, as showing the ten dency of capitalistic interests to op pose the re-enactment of anti-Chinese laws and their support of lax immi gration measures; and, second, that the evident purpose of capital is to exploit the Philippine islands for the money there is in it, without regard to the equities of the case. Chinese labor will enable them to do this on a cheaper scale, hence the opposition to the Chinese exclusion law. The republican majority in congress is so allied with corporation interests that the Mitchell-Kahn bill would be defeated by them, did the individual members dare to face the wrath of the voters at home. The American people are learning many things about thi3 Philippine bus iness that seems to affect them but little, yet years ago the publication of the details would have stirred the country from center to circumference. As the poet says of vice: "We first pity, then endure, then embrace." A late development of the situation is emphasized by the innumerable pe titions before congress protesting against government licensing of the social evil in Manila. The American flag has become the sign of the bawdy house keeper, as familiar as the "three balls" of the pawnbroker or the red flag of the auctioneer. It has been the practice for medical examinations of prostitutes in the Philippines to be conducted under supervision of United States officers, but the protest against this was so strong from the people at home that (Secretary Root cabled a modifying order to General Wright at Manila. The message is dated at Washington, February 19, and is as follows: "Wright, Manila. It Is considered advisable that upon medical examina tion of prostitutes no fees be charged and no certificates of examination given. Medical officers can keep their own records of name3, descriptions, residences and dates of examination, and it is believed that the necessary protection against disease can in a great measure be secured in this way without the liability of a misunder standing and the charge of maintain ing a system of licensed prostitution. "ROOT." In 1896. the republican party made the American flag, plastered over with republican portraits, the badge of "na tional honor." In 1902. after five years of republican rule, the American flag is the badge of dishonor and the pro tection of the prostitute in the Phil ippines! I have had occasion several times to call attention to the similarity of the warfare waged by the United Stat es in the Philippines and by Great Britain in South Africa by compari son of official dispatches dealing with the situation. In the last national campaign, Rudyard Kipling's poetry was made to do service for republican campaign thunder. In fact. I believe I am safe in calling the English rhym ster the poet laureate of the g. o. p. This being true. I submit that, to re publicans at least, Kipling ought to be good authority. In a letter under recent date he says: "All you say about the Philippines, the conflict there between the Ameri cans, military and civil, and the pig headedness of the military and their habit of setting 'bulldogs to catch rabbits.' is immensely cheering to me. because it is precisely what we are doing in South Africa. "You cannot persuade a big coun try full of prosperity that it does not know everything. When it has lost a few thousand sons and a few thousand millions sterling, it may, if unusual ly enlightened, begin to understand that it has tuken hold of the wrong end of the stick. But that is a great deal to hope for, and probably will not come in our time. "I am very glad to learn, on your &P PELTS.. S mm mm .1 t;.,v,r.;.i liat ITotir Soil Needs To maKe it give the very best results, is intelligent fertilizing j6s Farm, Field and Fireside Soil JD System Tells what to do, and what not to do. It is a. Money f MaKer and a Money Saver For free question sheet address - ' TV Howard JT.rl showing, that the American seems to be 'constitutionally incapable of ad mitting himself wrong .and frankly putting himself wrong and frankly I did not like to think of the Ameri can as any more logical than our selves. "Of course, what a new country wants is a high toned despot of un limited powers and absolute integ rity. But as America and England are both free peoples, we must just muddle along in the expensive, wasteful, butcherly fashion that attends our methods." I believe the American people are entitled to all the information they can get on this question of imperial ism, and that, with full information, they will finally come to a realization of its horrors and dangers. Filipinos are not the only sufferers from the administration's Philippine policy. Many of our own troops are at the mercy of tyrants, as the follow ing extract from a private letter writ ten by Corporal H. W. Perry, Co. C, 13th infantry, to Miss Emma Carter. 430S Hunt ave., St. Louis, Mo., will testify: "Last week in one of the southern provinces, a young soldier was killed by his company's commander. It was pay day, and the young man was in the prison with some other boys. They were talking in a loud manner, having been drinking something or other. "The lieutenant heard them and told them to be quiet, but this order they disobeyed, whereupon the lieutenant returned and ordered the sergeant of the guard to bring one of the young men outside and bind and gag h'm. "Not satisfied with this, he ordered the sergeant to bring him a bucket of water, ice cold. This done, the lieu tenant began1 to drop the water on the helpless soldier, drop by drop. "This finally choked the boy, but the lieutenant continued his barbar ous treatment until the boy began to bleed at ears,1 nostrils, and mouth. The lieutenant then began to realize that things were coming to a crisis, so he ordered the boy released from the ropes and gag, but it was too late. He had gone to another land and had passed all earthly torments. "A day or so afterward his com rades bore him to his last resting place, where the last rites of a soldier were administered and 'taps,' the sweetest of all bugle notes, were sounded. This call always puts me in mind of that song. 'When the roll is called up yonder I'll be there.' " History fails to record instances of greater brutality even under monarch ical governments. In contradistinction to a policy har boring such un-American practices, the democratic members of the sen ate committee on the Philippines have formally agreed upon a substitute for the Philippines government. This sub stitute is in harmony with the last na tional democratic and populist plat forms, and is as follows: "It provides that subject to provi sions, which are set forth, the United States shall relinquish all claim of sovereignty over the Philippine archi pelago,, but that the United States shall continue to occupy and govern the archipelago until the people there of shall have established a govern ment, and until sufficient guarantees have been obtained for the perform ance of our treaty obligations with Spain and for the safety of those in habitants who have adhered to the United States and for the maintenance and protection of all rights which have accrued under the authority thereof. "A constitutional convention is pro vided for, the members of which are to be elected by voters who speak and write English, Spanish or any of the languages of the archipelago. This convention is to number three hun dred persons, and is to meet in Manila not more than a year from the cessa tion of hostilities in the islands. "This convention is to proceed to form a constitution and organize such government as it may deem best adapted to promote the welfare and secure the peace and happiness of the Inhabitants of said islands, provided that said convention shall provide by an ordinance, irrevocable without the consent of the United States. "First, that there shall belong to the United States and continue to be the property thereof such lands and waters as the president of the United States shall designate to the said con vention for naval, military and coal ing stations and terminal facilities for submarine cables, the same to con tinue under the control and sover eignty of tlfe United States. "Second, to carry into effect the treaty obligations of the United States with the kingdom of Spain and for the maintenance and protection of all rights and property acquired under the authority of the United States. "Third, that no inhabitant of said archipelago shall ever be molested in person or property on account of his or her adherence to the United States. pendence of the people of the archi pelago. "The president is also authorized and requested to negotiate an agree ment between the United States, the Philippine archipelago and Great Britain, Germany, France and such other powers as he may deem best, providing for the perpetual neutral ity and inviolability from all foreign interference with the territory of the archipelago and also for equal oppor tunities of trade between the archipel ago and foreign countries. Full amnesty is granted to all the inhabitants of the islands on account of political offenses and the bearing of arms against the United States. "Within sixty days from the election of officers under the Philippine consti tution and their inauguration, the president is to cause the armed forces of the United States to be withdrawn from the archipelago as speedily as possible." II. W. RISLEY. MILLIONS ft YEAR Incredible Amount of Money Lost by the Working Classes The money lost annually by skille-1 workmen of all occupations figures up to millions of dollars and is becom ing greater every year. This amount of money represents mainly time lost and the serious effect upon the social comfort of the workingmen and their families is evident. Mr. George V. Hammond, of No. 610 N. State street, Tacoma, Wash., said the other day: - "I have lost my share of time, but I. am thankful to say that I have not been losing any of late."' "You don't look as if you had lost much through sickness." "No, and I don't feel so. But the fact remains that I was a very sick man. I took cold along in 18S9 and rheumatism settled in my arms and shoulders. I suffered for three years and nothing relieved me until in April, 1892, I began to use Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People, and found re lief in the second box. I took five boxes in all and now am entirely cured and have had no occasion to use them since." There is a popular idea that rheu matism is caused by exposure to cold and that some localities are infected with it more than others. Such con ditions frequently promote the de velopment of the disease, but. from the fact that rheumatism runs in cer tain families, it is shown to be hered itary and consequently a disease of the blood. Frequently an individual, in whose family rheumatism has not occurred, develops the disease, and when a diagnosis of the case is made, it Is generally found that the ailment is due to a derangement of the blood. External applications may afford temporary relief, but to cuie the dis ease it is necessary to treat it through the blood. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People go directly to the seat of the disorder, purifying and enriching the blood by eliminating poisonous ele ments and renewing health-giving forces. They are a positive specific not only for rheumatism, but for all diseases 'arising from poor blood or weakened nerves. They are sold at fifty cents a box or six boxes for two dollars and a half and may be had of all druggists or direct by mail from Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Sche nectady, N. Y. ALMOST PERSUADED The Interstate Commerce Commission Gor a Long Way on tUe Road to Pop ulism but Stops Short of Salvation The manufacturers and merchants have long been the most bitter and persistent opponents of the populist party. They have fought it, constant ly and persistently and have voted the republican ticket as often as they had a chance. They have derided the prin ciples and maligned the leaders of the party. Now they are forming associa tions to protect themselves from rail road extortions and discriminations, whereas the evils of which they com plain would all have been prevented if they had adopted populist prin ciples and helped the party to gain power. These railroad extortions and discriminations have become so intol erable that the merchants of several states have organized associations to protect themselves. There is such an organization in the state of Illinois and at a recent meeting they invited the most distinguished man on the in terstate commerce commission to ad dress the. The address of the speaker, Mr. Prouty. was an astonishment to them. He started out stating the same facts so often printed in The ers of this paper are very familiar. He said: "You cannot secure satisfactory rail way competition by law. You may compel it in spots and spasms. You may secure it upon the surface, but actual, effective competition, competi tion which competes, will soon be a thing of the past in the railway world. The quicker we appreciate this fac the better shall we' deal with the problem." One would have thought that after making that statement, which has been made scores of times In The In dependent, that he would have taken the next plainly logical step and told these merchants and manufacturers that competition being out of the ques tion, the only recourse would be gov ernment ownership, but he did noth ing of the kind. He said: "The railway is a public servant. Its rates are subject to public regula tion. The government not only may, but should, compel the charging of just and reasonable tariffs. That rem edy is perfectly . adequate, perfectly just and perfectly capable of applica tion." Instead of that remedy being "per fectly adequate" the truth is that af ter fifty years of trial, by both state and national governments, it has proved to be a perfect failure. The citizens of Nebraska know what a failure it has been in this state and in other states it has proved even more inadequate. But Mr. Prouty is evidently an hon est man. Strange as it may seem he believes in his remedy and the only way that he will he convinced that it is no remedy at all, is to let him try it a while longer. A New York paper recently said that the accumulations of great for tunes out of railroads was long passed. Mr. Prouty gave some facts that show such statements are utterly unfounded. A little knowledge of facts shows how fortunes of hundreds of millions have been accumulated in the last six years by the manipulations of railroad oper ators, assisted as they were by the bankers' panic of 1893, which was pre cipitated for just such purposes. In regard to this Mr. Prouty said: "In March. 1897, Northern Pacific common was worth ?12 a share; it is now worth something over par, an ad vance upon $80,000,000 of stock of $72, 000,000. At the same time Northern Pacific preferred sold for $35 a share. That is now worth par, an increase upon the $75,000,000 of stock of nearly $50,000,000. Great Northern in 1897 was capitalized for $40,000,000, and was worth substantially $48,000,000 upon a market value of $120. It is now capi talized for $100,000,000 and sells at $180. an addition of about $132,000,000. "Burlington sold for $72 a share. That has been retired upon a basis of $200, an advance of $128,000,000. mak ing in all a grand total of almost $400, 000,000 enough money to build and equip two lines of railroad from the head of Lake Superior to the Pacific coast. About how long before the public is to taste the magnanimity of Mr. Hill?" As long as railroads have been in existence these sort of things have oc curred and they will continue to occur as long as the roads are owned by private parties. It is a very easy thing to do when you know how. Let the banks control the volume of money and they can bring on a panic at any time. Then the roads go into a receiv er's hands, stocks become of little value, a reorganization takes place, the volume of money is suddenly in flated, times begin to boom, the new stock doubles in value and, presto, you have some more multi-millionaires. The populists have often told the merchants and manufacturers what was in store for them and that the time would come when they would he more radical antagonists of the rail roads than ever the populists were. They may continue for a while to dream about controlling freight and passenger rates by the government with the railroads in private hands, but at last they will have to come to the populist plan of government own ership of railroads and money to be issued by the government only, with out the intervention of banks. The sooner that. they come to these con clusions and go work to get them into law. the sooner they will get re lief from the evils of which they com plain. If, however, they preter to wade a while longer in the sloughs of high rates and discrimination, dream ing dreams that will never come to pass, about the government regulat ing rates, they have the right to do so. Teh populists can only watch and wait and suffer with them until they como to their right minds. THE STEEL TRUST Will Retire Two Hundred Millions of Pre ferred Stock and Issue Ronds in In Lieu The steel trust is arranging its plans for a final smash-up, and those who hold its stocks, feeling insecure, have demanded that $200,000,000 of pre ferred stock be retired and instead of this that $250,000,000 in bonds be is sued. As the preferred stock bears interest at 7 per cent and the bonds will bear only 5. this will apparently be an advantage to the holders of com mon stock, inasmuch as it will leave a larger portion of the net earnings to be divided after paying dividends on preferred stock and interest on the bonds. But the real test will come when the bondholders are obliged (or claim they are) to foreclose their mortgage and take the property. Then the common stockholders will find their holdings worthless. At a recent meeting the directors of the steel trust gave out a statement of net earnings, which were arrived at "after deducting each month the cost of ordinary repairs, renewals and maintenance of plants." These for th year, ending March 31, 1902, amounted to the enormous sum of $111,067,195. HEADACHE r m "VOULOIIT THAT JAR YOU?" PRESEND-DAY SLANG HAS THE MERIT OF DIRECT AND CON CISE EXPRESSION OF IDEAS. THE BANKERS RESERVE LIFE Excuses This Street Parlance in an Advertisement Because of the Reason for the Remark. "Wouldn't that jar you?" This Is the laconic comment heard from the lips of a member of the Nebraska Un derwriters association, the Nebraska representative of the Life Insurance trust, when he saw the annual report of the Bankers Reserve Life Asso ciation. It was an exclamation of dis tress and surprise, for that report showed conclusively that the "NEW COMPANY IS A PEACH," to quote from the second explosive evidence of astonishment. Then he went on to say that the alien agents were a unit upon only one proposition at their secret meetings, and that was hostility to the Bankers' Reserve Life. We have spent oodle3 of stuff in the attempt to down that institution. We have spared nothing that venom and malice could conceive or selfishness contrive, but to all appearances WTE HAVE SHOT OUR WAD against a stone wall and wasted all our powder in vain, for this young company makes a better showing for 1901 than any competitor in the Ne braska field. The more we kick and squirm and the louder we shout our denunciations, the more the people ral ly to support the home company. It it folly to deny that no organization in Nebraska is doing so much to edu cate the people to insurance indepen dence. "B. H. ROBISON, PRESIDENT of the Bankers' Reserve Life, is not only full of energy, but he is resource ful as an insurance expert and enter prising as an advertiser. Evenr time we have entered the field with a docu ment intended to damage his young organization he, has turned the tables on us most cleverly. What we ex pected would destroy the reputation of the Bankers' Reserve Life and Injure him as an insurance man has recoiled upon us invariably." "WOULDN'T THAT KILL YOU?" and again he pointed to the report showing $119,000 income, $2,000,000 of new business, lowest death rate of any American company, all bills paid promptly, every loss adjusted on the date of the receipt of proofs, an ad visory board of the best citizens of the state, a field force which is unexcelled, unsurpassed accounting and voucher system and modern, liberal policies. No wonder the alien was astonished at THE BANKERS' RESERVE LIFE - A Correction The Nebraska Independent had an advertisement in the Appeal recently. It got many replies from Appeal read ers to some of whom it wrote asking if it could not convert them to pop rlism. Several who made replies that were not printed have sent me copies. It makes me smile. The Independent evidently don't know what socialists are. Convert them to populism! Why they have evolved out of and higher than that, else they were not socialists. A socialist once a socialist always. Appeal to Reason. The Independent had not intended to mention the matter, but now that Jlr. Wayland has opened the subject, we'll talk to it. The Independent did put an ad. in the Appeal for business reasons to increase its circulation. It was greatly disappointed in the Appeal as an advertising medium. An ad. in The Commoner, costing $28, brought in 15 times as many replies as the Appeal ad., for which we paid Mr. Wayland $13.20. An ad. in the New York World, costing $36. brought in 12 times as many replies. But that does not matter; it is a closed inci dent. Mr. Wayland's readers have misin formed him as to the letters they re ceived from The Independent. All were sent an invitation to subscribe that is all the invitation to" "convert them to populism" made to any so cialist or anybody else. Readers of The Independent either ara or become converts to populism as a rule, but we waste no time writing to any man, socialist or otherwise, coaxing him to become a populist. Populists are not made that way. 1 . The Independent admits thai it is difficult to keep track of all the various cults among the socialists, but is in clined to be a little skeptical about the "evolution." It has printed a num ber of letters from socialists, espe cially where they evinced a desire to discuss questions instead of calling names. By the way, Mr. Wayland. recent copies of the Appeal seem to Indi cate that you are becoming converted to populism yourself. Your editorial. on national bank Issues, direct legisla tion, and other matters give color to this view. 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' It is illustrated and con tains an accurate map. It tells about the lay of the land, character of the soil, products, yield, irrigation and opportunities. If you're interested, better write for a copy. It's free. J. FRANCIS, Gen. Pass. Agt., Omaha, Neb. ILLINOIS CENTRAL HOHESEEKER'S EXCURSIONS Twice Each Month During April and May, Io02. OnilTU fhf Illinois Central will run Hun uUU I Ii neeker'R Kxeurr-lons to certain point la lh M)Uth n the linen of th il.hotU Central and 1 azoo & .Mlsi-lsrlppl valley' Kaiiroaii. from all their stations wci of and including 'I ara. and from points on the Albert l.ea.tedar Jajid, t;njw and Moux tails branches. March Ml. April it. Ma? 5 and 10, HHi'J, and from all point cant of and in-ludin t ort I;odtf April 1. 1.'). May ti and '.'. 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