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THE FARMERS' ALLIANCE: LINCOLN, NEB., SATURDAY, MAR. 8,. 1800..
"Who enn pot where Echo dwells? -
In mime mountain-care, niethinks.
Where the white owl a'ts and blinks
Or ia cl'i. fequetei ed del's
Where the .o.Vilove hnn its bells,
.Tliantom or 'ie rrystnl Air,
Daughter of sw-efc Mysteryl
Here is ore lisis nerd ol thee,
Ijpad hi to to thy seVret lair,
JUjrlle blinds Le lor ili.v hair
Hoar his prayer.
T3cbof H't thy drowsy berl
And repeat its charmed w ord
Thou must needs have overheard
Yester e'en ere, rosy ml,
Lfcaphne down the vallpy flpd
Urea the thevows she sinoe denies!
She hath broken every vow;
What sho would she would not now
Thou didst hear her per.'uries,
Whuiper, whilst I shnt my eyes.
Those sweet lies,
Thomas Bailey Aldrich in the Atlantic
PLAYING WITH FIRE
"Look here, Bevan," said Superin
tendent Clarke, "I will give you just
one more chance. I am going to
end you . lown to Henderson. If
you bebave yourself there, and show
xhat you have any of the true stuff
in you, I will give you a better posi
tion in time. If not, 1 will wash my
;liands out of you, and you will re
ceive no more employment from this
lie looked after Bevan somewhat
.Tegretfully, as the great, handsome
fellow went out. Superintendent
"Clarke was inclined to like him; but
Bevan's conduct m ade it impossible
to show him much fai or.
A week later Bevan went down to
Henderson and opened the little tele
graph i office over which he was to
ibe sole manager for how long?
Telegraphy was more of a curios
ity then than it is now, and he found
himself regarded as a sort of lion by
the people there. He tried hard to
be steady and sober, and really suc
ceeded very well. He struck up an
acquaintance with the station agent,
who was a steady, thorough-going
voung fellow and an excellent com-
rpsinloTi. He was greal ly taken with
the mysteries of telegraphy, and very
much to his deliirht 1'nvan offered to
teaeh him and had soon ti n nslorrued
:2iira into a tolerable "plusr."
One evening about two weeks after
: Be van ! in d been in possession or' the
Henderson office he was attracted to
the sounder by hearing Riehport. the
.bove Henderson, calling furiously.
The big fellow walked leisurely back
to the 'table and answered in his
-slow, drawling fashion, which always
: set the other operators alonr the
.Jute nearly distracted. He was re
warded by the following:
T .f. R. Chuule, President Henderson Rank:
The bullion has arrived. Do you wish it
sent by milk train to night? I shall not send
.it un!es I receive direct orders at once.
. William Klmm. Cashier H Dank.
lie copied the message, enclosed it
in an envelope, directed it in his
.round, bold hand and called to the
messenger, who was in the outer
"Be sure and get an answer, Wil
"Faith, I will," William replied.
Bevan followed him to the door.
The moon had "one down and it had
; grown very dark. The station was
a.lout a mile from the village, and he
,couid just see the lights ol t he near
est house in the distance.
In half an hour William returned.
'Rather a lonely walk, Will," Jie--van
"Yes, sir. I came back across the
shields, and so shortened it."
Which in ail probabiiitv saved his
Bevan tore theenve'opecontuiuing
'the answer open and read it.
"You can go home, now my boy,"
Tlia mess aire read:
TFo William Klein. Cashier Rifhport Dank:
No; do not send 1 lie bullion to-niiit. I
will Rive further orders to-morrow us to its
J. It clauive. r?esident Henderson Bank.
He had checked the message, and,
standing by the tale, had streched
out his hand toward the key to call
Iliehport, when an arm was thrown
irouglily around him, pinning his
-'hands to diis sides, and he felt the
pressure ofcold steel upon Ms temple.
"Move, shout or speak but a single
word, and I will blow your brains
out," said a harsh, determined voice
. un a low tone.
Bevan was as brave, perhaps, as
ojiost men, yet he was throughly
frightened scared almost to death.
lie could hear the muffled tramp
of men in the office. One of them
hlexv out the kerosene lamp and
turned a dark lantern so that It
rshown directly in Bevan's eyes, al
most blinding him. Another man,
low in stature, thick set, with a long
llack beard and a black mask over
the upper part o." his lace, placed him
self directly in front of Bevan and
produced a pair of handcuffs, which
&e secured upon his wrists. Hisnrms
--were- then released bv the man who
Siekl them. He with the beard, who
eemed to be the leader, then by the
light of the lantern hunted over t he
table until he found the message,
. which he r ad and carefully placed in
2ii.s breast pocket.
"You are sure this te'erram has riot
sbeen sent?" 'he said, addressing an
other of the men.
"I know it has not," was the
answer. "He was just getting ready
to send it when we entered."
'Very good. ''Now," hecontinued,
. turning to the white, "horror-stricken
. operator. "I want you to under
stand that we are going to secure
the treasure which was to have been
sent down from Riehport to-night,
and you will '.ielp us. Ifyou have any
objections this little persuader will
silence them. As bespoke he tapper!
the butt of the revolver significantly,
which projected from his pocket.
"He then took up a pencil and
proceeded to write out a mcrsage on
d. soft sheet. While he was thus em
ployed Bevan took occasion to
rianee around. There were eight
men in the room, all of whom wore
masks similar to those worn by their
chief. He could just make out their
forms in the dim light. A hand
dropped upon his shoulder shewed
that even the turning of the head
had been observed.
"There." the leader said, "you will
send that instead of the other mes
sage." He held up the blank before Bevan.
To William Klein. Cashier E'chport Bank:
Yes send the bullion ly the milk train to.
night without fail. My cashier with a guard
will be at the station to receive it.
J. II. Claude. President.
Bevan looked down at his mana
cled wrists. The irons were heavy
and the chains connecting the two
rings not more than three inches long.
"I can't send it with these on," he
"You must!" said the chief, grimly.
Bevan resolved to try. Taking up
a pencil he managed to count the
words and scrawled the check on the
message with some difficulty. He
was going to remark from force of
habit that it should be written on a
message blank, but under the con
ditions bethought himself in time.
"Stop! What is that?" said the
chief, pointing to the check.
"The numl)er of words and the
amount paid," answered Bevan.
"Is this necessary?" he asked of the
man to whom he had spoken before.
"Yes, sir. It is all right. They call
it the check and put it on every mes
sage." "Very well, then; go ahead. This
man is an operator; he will watch
you closely, and at the first sign of
treachery I will put a bullet through
your head. Smith, stand out of
range, or you may get a taste of it,,
Bevan sat down at the table, the
leader pushinghis chair closer. Open
ing the key he commenced calling
"It." He again felt the cold barrel
of the revolver on his forehead, and
it made him so nervous that he could
hardly manipulate the key. "It"
"That is good," said the man ad
dressed as Smith who was the oper
ator. "Send slow. I can't read fast
sending," he added.
Bevan proceeded very slowly, and
Smith pronounced each word as he
made it. The leader glanced alter
nately at Smith and Bevan uneasily.
It was evident that, this was the
crisis of their bold conspiracy. "R':
broke Bevanln the middle of a mes
sage, wanting to know why the deuce
he sent so slowly. Bevan closed the
kev and took his hand away nervously"
"What did he say?" demanded the
"He wanted to know why I didn't
'Tel! him you have a sore finger,"
Poor Bevan spelled this lie out
ylowly, Smith reading it aloud, then
went on and finished the message.
"R" gave a sharp and distinct "O
K," which the renegade operator
Tiie leader gave a sigh of relief
which Bevan promptly echoed as lie
felt the pistol barrel removed from
his head. The chief then unlocked
one of the handcuffs, removed it,
placed Bevan's hands behind his
back and reclasped the ring around
his wrist, thus rendering him perfect
There was nothing to be done ex
cept to wait. The men disposed
themselves on the various chairs
scattered about the room, the leader
still guarding iievan, revolver in
hand. As Bevan thought over the
events of the last half hour he was
filled with rage at the dastardly
deed he had been compelled to com
mit. This money which now would
fall into the hands of these mis
creants was the honest property o.
honest farmers, wives and orphans,
and he had assisted to rob them.
Rotter far to have sacrificed his Hie.
If unharmed, how could he ever hold
up his head again? Oh. that he had
refused to bo their tool! Was there
no way to undo what he had done?
Stop! The key which he had fixed
op in the dark corner under his table,
connecting it to the main line pre
cisely as his other key was connecting
to play a joke on the good-natured
station agent. He had at odd times
practiced sending with his foot and
found it not half so difficult as one
would suppose. He had bent the cir
cuit closer so that he could move it
easily, and the rest was merely a
matter of practice. He had perse
vered until he grew quite proficient
in t his novel method of transmission.
He opened the key with his foot
and made a few dots.
"What is that?" said the leader.
"Only some one practicing," an
swered Bevan, readily.
The leader looked at Smith, who
Reran called "R" rapidly.
"What did he say there?"
"Practicing the letter 'c' " he an
swered glibly. "Do yon wish me to
read aloud all that passes over the
"No. it is not necessary,"
"I can read most of it," said Smith;
givingBevan a penetrating glance.
Bevan had his own reasons for
doubting this statement however.
"It" answered. Be-nn said, sending
as rapidly as he could under circum
stances: "Has that message been delivered
"Yes, long ago."
"Then go after it and stop it. That
bullion must not be sent to-night."
The key at "R" opened and re
mained so for nearly five minutes;
then it closed and he said, "All right,
the bullion wi;l not go. What is the
"The matter is that this ofneeisfull
of armed highwaymen. I was forced
to send th-it message with a loaded
revolver at my forehead."
"Good heavens! Wait a minute."
Bev&n turned and met the eye 'of
ihe robber chief. He could no'o heVp
b -anting sarcastically.
-he -ciiiei was on h'm fsefc ia an in
utnnt. "By God," he said, "if you have
played us any trick, young fellow,
you will pav for it with yourbfe."
"He has "not said a word." re
"It is well for him," said theleauer.
"If That bullion arrives all right you
will be released uninjured. If it fails
to come, or if there is as;gnof treach
eryyour corpse will be found on the
floor to-morrow morning, with your
brains spattered on that wall.
Belvan shuddered at this picture,
which was beginning to loom up as a
black reality before liim.
"The chief of police is here,"
ticked out the sounder, "and wants
to know how you are situated."
"My hands 'are handcuffed behind
me, and a man sits beside me with a
loadedand cocked revolver," Bevan
"Thundor! Then how can vou
"Iam sending with my foot on a
concealed key under the table which
was rigged up to play a joke on
"What can' be done to save you?"
"Nothing. But capture these rob
bers, if possible. When does the
"In ten minutes."
"Then hold it. There are eight
heavily armed men here. Better
have twenty-fiveorthirty well-armed
men on the train. L"t it stop just
above the curve and have them walk
downand surround the station.
"It's" key opened a moment then
"It will be done. What will they
do to you?"
"Iam doomed will probably be
shot the very first thing. But some
one will swing for it."
"Good odl Is there no help?"
"No, none. I would like to have
you bid the superintendent good-bye
for me. Tell him I had resolved to
live a better life. And tell Mason in
the morning of a trick I played on
"I will; I will. Is there nothing
"No. I had better stop now, or I
may arouse suspicion. Good-live old
"What is all that about?" demand
ed the leader of the highwaymen.
A couple of students practing," Be
van replied wearilv. A deep silence
followed, broken at last by the sound
er clicking out:
The train has just left with twenty
eight policemen and citizens aboard."
"0 K," Bevan answered.
It would make the run in forty or
forty-five minutes. A distant church
bell chimed out 11 o'clock. Where
would he be at 12?
"The train is due in ten minutes,"
said Smith. Just at that moment
Bevan caught a sound which escaped
the less practiced ears of his compan
ion. The train had arrived and
stepped at the curve!
His blood coursed like wildfire
through his veins; his heart thump
ed against his side as though it
would force its way out great; beads
of perspiration out on his forehead
like pearls; ev?ry nerve was alive
it ca me a t last. Roth doors of the
station were burst in with a tremend
ous crash a wild rush was made for
the inside oflice a loud voice ex
claimed: "Surrender in thenameof thelaw!"
"Betrayed!" limited the leader.
He placed the barrel of his revolv
er to Bevan's ear the hammer fell
with a dull thud. It had misd fire!
With acurse he raised it in the air.
and brought it down upon Bevan's
head a bright Hash passed before his
eyes, the room sank away from him
all was oblivion.
"I think he looks n little better,
Dr. Thome," said a sweet voice.
Bevan opened his eyes.
"-Where am 1" he asked. His
voice was low and weak.
"You must not talk. You are in
the hands of Iriends and all is well."
He soon fouiwl t hat he was in the
house of the President of the Hen
derson Bank, and that swreet voice
belonged to his daughter. Miss Mari
Nursed by such hands his recovery
was rapid. When able to get around
he was provided with a clerkship in
the bank, whence he has risen to the
the present high position of cashier.
The eight highwaymen were all
captured and tried, and sentenced to
various terms in the state prison.
The ring-h ader received ti life sen
tence, and is there still.
Bevan never found out how
had obtained intelligence of
shipment of the bullion.
Miss Claude? Oh, she is
Knew The Value of Advice.
When I). K. Tenney was admitted
to the bar lie was out? of the ''boys."
He enjoyed a irood tinif as well as
any one and the following story is
to'd of him: He v.uit to a country
daiirenear Madison. Wis., one night
nnd became smitten with one of the
eountry girls, lie danced with her
nearly all the evening, regardless of
the fa:-t that a certain six looter in
the'rouni kept watching hitn threat
eningly. Finally a friend ap
proached. ."Dan, "he said, "do you
see that l.i'X fellow on 1 he other side
of the room?" "Yes." "Well, he's
goimr to lick the life out of yon."
"What or?" asked 'Fenny. "You've
Iven ilancinu with his girl all the even
ing." "I didn't know it. What
shall I do?" "Well, if I were you,
I'd put on my coat and mnkea sneak
lor home. I'd get away from here
just "s quick as I could." The em
bryo lawyer said never a word, but
reached down in his pocket and
pulled out a two dollar bill. "What
are you fioing?"asked the friend.
"Take it." "1 don'twantanv money."
"Take it," repeated Tenny. "I've
taken five dollars for a blamed sight
worse advice than that." Chicago
TtP - f 1 tf
Tr;o Alphabet in one Verse,
The twenty-first verse of the second
chapter of Ezra contains every letter
of the alpha be,f, and is the only one
thus distinguished: "And I. even I, Ar-
taxerxes, the king, do make a decree
to all the treasurers which are be
yond the river, tha t whatsoever Ezra,
the priest, the scribe of thelaw of the
God of heaven, shall require of you,
is to be done speedily."
Prophecy In a Poem.
A Texas member of the House tells
t lie following story on ex-Governor
It seems the former Governor ot the
Lone Star State knew more of brave
ry than of books and was better up
in politics than in poetry. Accord
ing to the Texan, Go venor Ireland
sat one night alone in his offics. Be
ing in a somewhat pensive mood he
picked up a school reader, glanced
over it carelessly and finally stopped
breathless, his eye caught by some
chance words. His secretary en
tered as he finished the reading, and
looking up at him. he exclaimed:
"Jones, why do they stick such a
fine thing as" this away in a child's
reader? It'o an outrage, a shame
that people suffer such a gem to be
buried just because some poor devil
wrote it who was not a Longfellow
or a. Shakespeare. Til write to night
to some of these Eastern magazines
and inclose it. Talk about genius,
why, it fairly blisters out in that po
em. and yet people are such brutes
thev can't see ir.
" What's the name of it?" asked the
"I don't remember, but I mean to
write half of it down and quo from
it in my next speech. Here it is. It's
called ''Gray's Elegy in a Country
Church Yard.' The - very name is a
poem; but listen to one of the verses
here. Could anything he truer ot our
own fate?" and the Governor squared
off and read in his best voice:
'Full many a pern of purest ray serene
The dark, unfa rhorned caves of ocean bear;
Full many a flower is born to b'.ueh unseen.
And waste its sweetness on the desert air."
"My , man, that's prophecy."
Deep inhalation is said to be the
key to health and beauty. Breath
ing, like learning, is a dangerous
thing taken in small draughts.
Breathe, as well as drink, deep if
vou would be refreshed. Men of
science frequently assert that,
breathed properly, we would
no impure blood.
How is this deep breathing done?
by what process? "Simply thus.
Stand, inhale deeply, fully, complete
ly. As vou do so, let the waist ex
pand, and don't be afraid to have
the abdomen protrude. At the last
of the inhalation let (don't make)
the chest expand. Let the air out
gradually, and repeat the operation
five or ten times. He who thinks he
must begin inhalation by making
-the chest spread, falls into a serious
error, because this course prevents
complete inhalation. Thirty or
forty deep inhalations every morn
ing in as pure air as possible, will do
more to keep the circu'ation of the
blood good, the blood itself pure, the
lungs well and strong, and the move
ments of the secretions active, than
11 i-l . 1 : . . ! . .... 'tnl.n "
it 1 1 Hit? IUf LI lUlllt it ll Ullf-: Veil!
JLn dies who incase t hemselves m
corsets winch narrow their waists to
painful proportions, or no propor
tions at all, cannot practice deep in
halation. Neither is it for th j tailor
made girl; she has all she can do to
breathe at nil. and stagger under
the weight of heavy skirts which
hang upon her bustle. Hall's Jour
rial of Health.
Undersold the Owner.
The proprietor of a country store
was noted lor being particularly
obliiriiiir to his customers, and hehad
a clear headed ami smart young man
for a clerk. One day ore of the best
customers of the house called to buy
a dress pattern. The price was seventy-five
cents, and after a long talk
the clerk closed the bargain at sev
While the clerk was selecting trim
ming, etc., in another part of the
store, the genial proprietor came
along rubbing his hands, inquired
after the family of the customer,
praised her taste in selecting that
particular piece of goods, and as . a
special favor to a. good customer let
her have it lor sixty-eight cent per
The clerk returned, and the lady
told him olthe reduction the proprie
tor had made. The clerk was luri
ous, but not in the least disconcert
ed. He saw that if the customers
thought he was selling higher than
others in the store they would avoid
him and his discharge would follow;
so he said:
"I just looked at the bill and can
sell you that piece at sixty-five cents
When the sale was completed the
proprietor was as angry as the clerk.
"Do you know that I made the
price sixty-eight cents?" asked the
"i'es," replied the clerk, "nut I
want you to understand that no
man can undersell me in this store."
He kept his situation.
The Vanderbilt Linen."
Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt gets all
her house linen from Paris, woven
and decorated from select patterns
submitted by the manufacturers.
Her sheets are considerably finer in
texture than the tablecloth that a
.$10,tK)0 a year housekeeper could
afford, and the drawn work, fringing
and edging with which they are
finished are models in needle work.
These wonder .ul pieces of the loom
are made with a lap end some six
teen inches deep, to b turned over
the edge of the bedclothes as a
finish for the spread. Some have
an arabesque pattern in open
applique, . others are embellished
with laid embroidery and some have
the monogram in Kensington or
di-iiwn work. The sheets for the em
pire bed are trimmed with a thread
lace flounce or a ruffle of open em
broidery, and each, when laundered,.
is folded the size or a handkerchief,
tied with colored ribbons and laid
away between sachets of sweet lav
ender. The pillow'cases, also of the
very fruit ot the loom, are trimmed
at the open end with lace, some of it
a hand deep and as lovely in texture
as the ruffles of a pictured marquis,
nn in one side is the monogram
representing a sort of mosaic in
thread and the labor of raoitlis.
Farmers in Power.
Des Moines, la., Varch a The Inaug
uration of Governor Boies is at last a
reality, the commute s have been appoint
ed and the business of the session is well
under way. The republicans hare control
of the fire leading house committees that
will largely control legislation. The only
Important committee of which the demo- j
crata will nave a mfclDritr is composed or
Dayton of Allamakee, gmlth ot Boon,
Beem or Keo&ufc, woods or TVebs'er, Hor
ton of Carron, DU of Crawford, Gardiner
of Clinton. Hotchkiss of Davis, and Hl-
brook ot I wa, democrats, and Ojasa of
Hamilton, Oobson of Buena Vista. Mack of
Madison, Ejkles ot Marshall, Saipu-y of
Guthrie. Saeske cf B tler, Tnoroburg of j
Dallas, and Pachal of Taj lor. Mr. Dayton
Is a lawyer and a pronounced anti-monopolist,
lie was a member of the howe two
Tears ego and took an active iarC in the
railroau legislation unacted by that body.
Mtssrs. Beem, Wooas, uorton, iMYta,
Ho-chkls. Halbrook. Dobson Mack,
Eckles, Tnornburg and Paschal are all
setving tneir i-ecooa term ana an nave
been acdvely identified with aati-monop
oly legislation. Of this committee no less
than elgnt or at most a mBjorny are rarm
ers, and bills restricting railroads will go
through this committee with a rush and
not meet with mueh opposition on the
floor of the house.
Tne corporations will not get much com
fort from the state senate committee on
railroads. This is composed of Merervey
of CbTokee, Harsh of Uoion,.Prtce of Madi
son, Finn of Taylor, McVay cf Calhoun,
Caldw ,il of Dallas and Beeds ot Delaware,
republicans Bay lets of Ciayfcon, Dodge oi
Des Moines, Groneweg of Council Biuffs
and Cleveland of Shelby, Tnese are all old
members ana two years ap-o. witn tne ex
ception ot Caldwell and D jdge, they ail
favored tre two osnt tare Dili ana maxi
mum tariff. Gronew. ' has already Intro
duced a b 11 red mm g passenger fare to 2
cents per mile, 1 tvo years ago long wlnaea
corporation lawyers succeeded in staying
tfi action and holding tne senate a fuil
Kionth in discussing an unimportant
amendment, and unless these tactics are
successfully followed this session all of the
dt minds ot the Farmers' alliance reep joc-
ing railroad legislation are lately to crys
tal z j into law.
Tne house insurance committee Is made
up largely of farmers and is strongly ia
tvor of the valued policy bill and other
Bil;s prohibiting usury under heavy pen
aides, reducing rates of interest, taxing
mortgages, repealing the innocent pur
chaser ciaose on notes and matters of like
character have been introduced in the
house. The Farmero' alliance seems to
have complete control of this assembly.
Sealing Rights Leased
Washington, Feb. 28. Secretary Windom
has directed a lease to be made with the
North American Commercial company of
New York and San Francisco for the exolu
sive privilege of taking fur seals upon the
islands of St. Paul and St. George, Alaska,
for twenty years from May 1.
The company will pay an annual rental
of $61,000 for the lease of said island", and
in add it on to the revenue or tax of 82 laid
upon each fur sealskin taken and' snipped
byittromthe islands, the company will
pay 1fi4 apiece for the skins, ai I r as
may ba practicable and consistent with
tf.o interest of the trade. It will encourage
the dressing, (trjiitr and marketing of
sealrkins with tbe TJaited States. Tne an
nual revenue to the government under
this lease, on a basis cf 10',' 00 skins per
annum, will be about $l,0u0, as against
$300,UM under the present lease to the
Alastta Commercial company.
An Exporting Combine.
New Yobk, Feb. 28. A number of Newark
manufacturers mc t in tliat city tonight to
consider the feasibility if organ z ng an
exporting trust similar to those run by the
F. G. Wheeled company, which hs branches
m nnb&n, q let nsinua ana nyaney. l
was propose to form a trut wit - a eaui
tal of $50.0t.0,000 and it is to ba reoresenta
tive of na?h hraooh of trnde. Its object
win re to il3triDu',e sucu American goo is
as can be advautareouly expiree i.
number of arms have already expressed a
wuiiognosH to go into it.
W. D. NICHOLS
.GENERAL DEALER IN
Have some Fine Bargains in Improved
Lots For Sale In Every Addition in the City.
OFFICE. 505 COURT ST. TELE. 83. iftf
H. C. MARTIN, the Auctioneer, will conduct
STOCK AND ADMINISTRATOR'S SALES
at Reasonable Rates. Dates can be made at
this office. For particulars and terms Ad
dress ii. c martin,
35tf UZ6 O Street, Lincoln, Neb.
WE BOUGHT AT A
2,300 Cases Gallon Cans Apples.
Cnrtis Bros., Monroe County Brand, which
is a guarantee of the quality.
We will share this with our patrons and
Price $1.50 per Dozen.
They will sell fast so don't delay ordering-.
H. R. EAGLE & Co.,
68 WABASH AVENUE, CHICAGO.
In the STEVENS we have the most remark
able STRAWBERRY ever introduced. It is
the earliest and best shipper of any berry In
existence. At this writing (Jan. 18,) at its
home in Alabama the vines are loaded with
green and ripe berries, wbile Michel's Early
along side will not be ripe for a week, and
Crescents are just eoimng into bloom. fck
you see what a treasure the STEVENS is. It
does not melt when over ripe like other 6orts,
but dries up as if evaporated,, making it the
best shipping berry in existence. Send for
description and prices. Also inclose 1 cent
stamp for sample copy of Peninsular Horti
culturist. It is full of just su eh reading mat
ter as you need. Address
ALBERT H. CLARK, Cambridge Md.
Im33 Box 111.
J. C. McBKIDE H. S. BELIj.
McBRIDE & BELL
Office, 107 S. llth St.,
LINCOLN, - - - NEBRASKA.
Agent for M. K. &Trust Co. nouses Built
on t-u years' time. Debt cancelled in case cf
Death. 'Anything to trade let us know of it.
J. D. Henderson,
VV. Jewett Henderson & Co.
BREEDERS AND SHIP
PERS OF PURE URED
POLAND CHINAS of the
most- popular strains.
Fijrs furnished in pairs
and trios not akin. Prices
t,h verv lowest
Personal inspection invited
and conespondence solicited
GO TO THE
Lincoln Book Emporium
139 South'lOth St. under Y". H. C. A.
For good and cheap Books and Statlonerr of
all kinds. FAMILY, TEACHERS' and POCK
ET BIBLES a specialty. PAPER TABLETS,
SLATES &c. &c. L6m361 T. FA WELL.
are grown en our trees. The largest stock ef
for Timber Claims in the world. 350 acres i n
Nursery btock. All kinds of new and old
Fruit. Forest. Ornamental Trees and Shrubs.
1T A T1Q and fcmall Fruits at bard
VTJXAITJO times prices. IWA paper
devoted to Fruit-Growlnjr. 1 year DD
to all who buy $1 worth of stock. JD SXJLJLJ
Our Nurseries are locatea within nity nines
of the center of the United States, and our
shipping facilities are unexcelled.
SPECIAL PRICES TO FARMERS' ALLIANCES.
tafSend at once for Price List, to
CABPETTTER & GAGE,
3tn3 Fairtrary, Nebraska.
ARTISTIC ; PORTRAITS.
Wm. Daily & Co.
Cattle, Hogs, Sheep
CASH ADVANCES ON CONSIGN
MENTS. ROOM 34, Exchange Euildino,
Union Stock Yards, South Omaha.
References; Ask your Bankers. 18tf
THE NEW WHITE GRAPE,
Originated by Willis W. Jones. In point of
hardiness equal to the Concord. Flavor eeoond
to none now in America.
Tiie Cliiea.o Express,
Published at 192 Madison St., Chicago, III., for
S1.00 per year and one of these Vines sent to
each new subscriber as a premium.
Remember this liberal offer only holds
good until March 20. 1890..
JOHN M. STEWART, H. F. ROSE.
Ass't Att'y Geu'l.
STEWART & ROSE,
ATTORNEYS & COUNSELLORS AT LAW,
Rooms 15 & 16, Montgomery Block, Lincoln.
Special attention given to Railroad, Insur
ance and Corporation Law.
We attend personally to litigation in any
county in the state, if desired. Correspond
ence Solicited. Reference: Judges of the Su
preme Court, Attorney Gen. Leese. 31tf
German Millet Seed
For Sale, any quantity.
J. W. HOLLENBECK. Elmwood Neb.
JOTICE TO MILLERS
A Roller Flourins mill ter
power, one mile from Lin
A. J. SAWYER
The Iowa Steam Feed
The most practical, most con
venient. n.ost economical, and
?n every way the BKST STEAM
FEED COOKER MADE. A
glance at the construction of it
is enough to convince any man
that it is far superior to any
other, tor descriptive circu
lars and prices apply to N. F.
Sl'K.tR, Omaha. Neb., or MAR
TIN STEAM FEED COOKER CO., Manning,
"W,0 3R. Jl S
CHA'S HEIDHART, Proprietor.
618 EAST COURT STREET, N. E. OT
MARBLE AND GRANITE MONUMENTS,
HEAD-STONES, TABLETS, VAULTS,
SARCOPHAGI. & CEMETERY
WORK OF ALL KINDS. 20tf
Branch Yards. BrownviUeand Rock Port, Ma
GEO. A- BELL.
C. W. MCCOY.
T. C. SHELLY.
S. F. McCOY.
(Successors to Bell & Co.)
Live Stock Co
Room 39 Exchange Building. Cash Advances
references ask your bank.
Union Stock Yards, South Omaha,
H. C. STOLL,
w BREEDER OF
Tbe Most Improved Breeds of
Poland China, Chester White, Small Yorkshire
and Essex Hogs. Satisfaction guaranteed If.
all cases. P. O. Address. BEATRICE
21APX.E WOOD FRUIT FARM AND
Covinoton. Ohio. Established 18Jr.
GRAPE AND STRA WriEUll Y SPEC! ALTI KH.
20 Apple Trees, 4 year, first class - . ft.ro
Sample Grape Vine, by mall, f o
v-oneora urapes, per juu, - -
MAIL OR EXPRESS EJfEE.
Fine descriptive catalogue and our wrholf.
sale trade list to every farmer or farmer
6on who names this paper In ordering.
Sm.T3 MESH CASSEL, Prop.
25 Million Nursery
Grown Forest Tree
No agents. Deal direct with customers. S:vo
commission middle-men. Send for price Hsu
Also GENERAL NURSERY .Stock.
ROBERT Y FURNAS,
6m31 Brownville. Nebrnfkn.
49,000,000 FOREST TREES,
ALL NURSERY GROWN.
200,000 Grape Vines.
We have a complete Stock of everything in
the Nursery Line, which wo offer to Nure
rymen. Dealers and Planters at
Bed Rock Prices.
100 J 1.00 Collections by Mall.
20 to 50 per cent discount on List Price
Send for Price List. Address
(3m31) YOUNG BUS & CO.. Geneva, Neb.
Members shipping stock to Allen Root, arc
of Uell, Shelly A: McCoy, Onmhu. will .- t ml
there lain it. Give the ajjcnt notice win n
shipped. W. R. Bennett & Co. will mU trro-ccrifS.-etc,
to the Alliance at Jobbers rate.
Send ail orders to Allen Root. Miii'tix-nit of
vegetable fruits or poultry, fhonld be lulled
to Mr. Root, care of iovman, William &
Price-List of Oils to Alliances.
l.V) test, medium white coal oil, HVin-nt.
.-i0 " prime, " " Wt "
175 Y. L, W
74 " stove pasoline " ll't "
These oils In barrel lots. Tbo bent hrne
oil in either one or five (ration cans. cent
per (rallon. Pure Neat s loot oil in one to flvi
irailon cans, cents per (rnuon. in narn i
lots, mi cents per (raiion. ixie Krt'ttfH', ininy
slx boxes in a ease, $ l.KT.
Allen Root, State Acnt.
Lightning V'iiUSii.ki;i;r MjrMncry.
. T - . - . . I I 1 1 . . . r . ,
k (v Art.ji.... V.... I I M-
. eiiBo; i icir- w ili. .11' llur.. Iniui-
i ' i. n -.-. if ; 1 1 .;, j'MUlttiiKI. t.M1
Wlr.iAi.. An ENCYCLOPEDIA ol
. it vji , iii ! nin im .1 inrr
La, Jliivou Lieht, (inil()oll
ZhirZlG" Honk iSet.
Kenesaw, Adams County, Nkuu.
Breeder and Shipper of Recorded Poinn-t
China Hors. Choice Breeding ctot k l
sale. Write for wantH. Mention The Alliance.
T. W. LOWHEY,
Will bo pleased to quote prices for grain to
members of tli various Alllunces. and "II
parties interested. Ho has been eiijrafrtH!0i
the grain trade in Lincoln for alnnit eljrMiHMi
years, nnd knows all the best market. He
GRAIN ON COMMISSION,
Will pay sight drafts for all reasonable
amounts on consignments. He w PI also clean
grain at his elevator in Lincoln at reasonable
prices. His references are First National
Bank, American Hxehange Bank, er any
bank in Lineola. He will bo pleated tocor
rcspond with all malingers of Fanners' Alli
ances, and solids the same. :itf
THE L1HC0LH WEEKLY CALL.
The only Fearless Anti-monody Paper
Among Nebraska's Metropolitan Journals.
The only Independent and Unsubsidizei! Po
litlea! Newspaper In the Stats.
With no poetical or corporation entangle
ments.the Call holds itself free to speak with
utter fearlessness on all subjects tou'-hintr
the welfare of the people of the state. Ixwi.k
ing to the producers of th ate for it pat
ronage and net to politicians or corporations,
it watches the administration of the city,
county and state governments with a jealous
eye. and allows notntug to pass umr.tioi-d
which it believes to be contrary o the Utt
interests of the people of Nebraska.
THE WEEKLY CALL
WILL BE FURNISHED TO Sl'IiSCKI BEKJ or
AT SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS A YEAR, or Ti
Alliance and Call will be Font one your
to any address for fl.T,
To those who prefer to receive tickets en
titling them to participate in
THE CALL'S PREMIUM DISTRIBUTION,
which will take place March 81, the Ca li. will
be sent for f 1. The list of premiums is us fol
lows: One Lincoln City Lot - f
Marseilles Power heller ... 12.',
Celebrated Deering Mower - '
Pekin fculky Flow - -
Bonanza Planter ..... ;;"
Sinirer tewing Machine ....
Tin Top Cultivator -Victor
Malk Cutter ...
Bradley Road Cart
Sulky Hay Rake
Grand Detour Flow
Improved Harrow ...
Subscribe and get your winter's roadingand
a chance in tbe premium drawing. Feud sub-
ecriptlons and remittances to
THE CALL TU. CO.,
X6A EAT-WESTERN-FECO -STEAM tffl
Great Western Feed Steamer
AND TANK HEATER
Cooks one to three barrels Teed at nnn nilinir.
F box surrounded with water on top and
sides. Any kindof fuel. Easily managed and
cleaned as a box stove. Send for Circulars.
Agents wanted. BOVEkJ H. M. tXl..
hnli . Tama, Iowa.
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