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THE FARMERS' ALLIANCE: LINCOLN, NEB., SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 1890.
NATIONAL FARMERS' ALLTANCBi
President, H. L. Loucks, Dakota.
Vice-President. John II. Powers. Nebraska.
bceretary, August Post, Moulton, Iowa.
Treasurer, J, J. Furlong-, Minnesota.
Lecturer, N, B. Ashby, l)es Moines, Iowa.
NEBRASKA STATE ALLIANCE.
President, John H. Powers, Cornell.
Vic President, Valentine Horn, Aurora.
Secretary-Treasurer, J. M. Thompson, Lincoln.
Lecturer, W. F. Wright, Johnson county.
Asst. lecturer, Loj?an Mclieynolds, Fairfield.
Chaplain, Rev. J. S. Edwards, Wahoo.
Doorkeeper, D. W. Rarr, Clay county.
AsBt. door keeper, G. C. Underhill, Unadilla.
Beargeant-at-arrna, J. Biilingrsly, Sheiton.
. J, Burrows, chairman; B. F. Allen, Wabash;
w- "y3: ."ey: Albert Dickerson,
Litchfield; Frank H. Youngr, Custer.
Post Omen at Lincoln, Neb., June 18, 1889.
I hereby certify that The Alliance, a week
ly newspaper published at this place, has been
determined by the Third Assistant Post Mas
ter General to be a publication entitled to
admission In the mails at . the pound rate of
postage, and entry of it as such is accordingly
made upon the books of this office. Valid
while the character of the publication re
mains unchanged. Albert Wat kins,
THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE.
THE INDIANA STATE ALLIANCE,
A Letter From National Lecturer Ashby.
Ed. Alliance: The State Farmers'
Alliance of Indiana was organized June
5th, 1890, and becomes a member of the
National Farmers' Alliance. Alliances
have been so rapidly organized in the
.state and taking out charters from the
National Alliance that it was deemed
advisable to organize the State
Alliance and turn over the work of or
ganizing to the State Alliance. Chiefly
through the efforts of Mr. Kelsey a
meeting for the purpose of organizing
the State Alliance of Indiana was called
at Ft. Wayne for June 4th and 5th.
The meeting brought together about
150 delegates representing 7 counties
and 50 local Alliances. The meetings
were held in the K. of L. hall, who
kindly tendered the hall for that pur
pose. The morning of the 4th was con
sumed in examining credentials and
getting organized. The afternoon was
occupied by the public addresses of N.
B. Ashby, National lecturer, and the
evening by an address of welcome from
unmia representing tne iv. or L,.,
and reply by the chairman of the meet
ing Mr. J. C. Lawrence. After which
the National Lecturer spoke at length
upon the St. Louis meeting, and the re-1
lations existing between the K. of L.
and the Alliance, and between the
Southern Alliance ; and the National
The committee on constitution was
ready to report on the morning of the
5th, and the constitution was taken up
by sections and passed without materi
al change. The constitution is modeled
after the Nebraska and Iowa Alliance
constitution. Upon the adoption of the
constitution the convention proceded to
the election of officers with the following
results: Pres. J. C. Lawrence, of Coes
se; Vice-Pres. John M. Keefer, of Roan
oake; Sec. Wm. A. Kelsey, of Dunfee;
Treas. Thos. L. McKee, of Ft. Wayne.
Organizer, J. M. Wade, of Brush Prai
rie; and Executive committee, Joseph
A. Bush, D. N. Stough and , Samuel
The report of the committee on reso
lutions was then taken up and adopted
without change. The resolutions en
dorsed the platform of the National
Farmers' Alliance; calls railroads pub
lic highways, demands equal rights for
all upon the tracks. Asks that the in
ter state commerce law be mnde more
restrictive in preventing pools, rebates
and discriminations; opposes extension
of time to bond aided railroads, . and
suggests national ownership as the ulti
mate solution of the railroad question;
iemands that the forming of trusts be
made a penal offense, and all contracts
entered into by them made void and of
no standing in the courts; asks that
mortgagor and mortgagee be regarded
as joint owners of real estate for pur
poses of taxation; demands economic
administration of state and county af
fairs; payment of fixed salaries instead
of fees, and speedy payms-m ct state
debt without further increase; dcaio-ads
relief from "innocent purchaser" of
notes obtained by fraud.
The meeting was harmonious through
out. The officers selected are all good
men in the right place. The Ft.Wayne
Journal r aptly and fitly characterized
the delegates as follows: "Intelligent,
.successful fanners who have suffered at
the hands of trusts, combines and mo
nopolies until they are forced to arms for
In the selection of Mr. Lawrence for
president and Mr. Kelsey for secretary,
the delegrtes chose excellent represen
tatives, and men who are capable and
will be earnest in carrying forward the
work. The other officers are equally
worthy of confidence, and the Indiana
Alliance has started under most favor
able auspices. N. B. Ashby,
Gen. Weaver in Seward County.
Bee, Neb., June 14, 1890.
Editor Alliance: The regular
meeting of Seward County Alliance was
to have been held June 7th. The dele
gates met at the hour appointed, but
owing to the vast crowd that was in
town in anticipation of hearing speech
es from Capt. Trevelick and Gen.
Weaver, regular meeting was ad
journed until the 13th of this month. A
great number of people listened to able
speeches from the above named gen
tlemen. Gen. Weaver's remarks were
apt and to the point. In an able and
plain manner he portrayed the manner
in which the Gold Barons assisted by
those who should have been the people's
servants, have manipulated the finan
ces and financial legislation against the
interests of the masses of the people.
The speeches by both gentlemen were
well received by the audience which
wa3 composed mainly of the enlightened
thinking farmers of the county.
D. D. Remington, Sec.
Resolutions Adopted by Star Alliance
No. 1245, Custer Co. Nebraska.
May 24th, 1890.
Resohed,Zh.zX we heartily approve the
proposition for a People's Independent
State Convention, and if good men are
nominated we hereby pledge ourselves
to work for their election.
Resolved, That we are not in favor of
the government storage of grain and
farm produce under a Sub Treasury
Elan, believing it would turn out a gam
oling ring and leave the farmer and
laboring class entirely at the mercy of
the monopoly. Also that it would leave
the certificates onen for the money man
or banker, and that they would be able
to depreciate the value of farm products
find labor, and that it would injure
home trade. J. A, Michele, Sec.
Alliance Sewing Machines.
State Agent Hartley is now prepared
to furnish a first class Sewing Machines,
nicely finished, five drawers, with all
the . latest improvements. Price $30,
f. o. b. at JUU&coJja. : 51 tf.
cThe Omaha Bee and the Alliance.
Editor Alliance: Please grant me
space in your paper for a few words in
regard to the Eosewater-Burrows con
troversy. Mr. Rosewater seems tole
laboring under the impression that if
he can shake the faith of the farmers in
Mr. Burrows it will have the effect of
demoralizing the Alliance organization
in this state, thereby reinstating the
Bee in the affections of the people, and
also throwing the old time influence
back to the pretended anti-monopolistic
faction of the republican party, of
which Mr; Rosewater is the self-constituted
chief. Now, Mr. Rosewater wa3
never more mistaken in his life if he
thinks that Mr. Burrows is the only
fountain from which the Alliance draws
its inspirations, and that if this foun
tain Was cut off it would wither and de
cay; for the fact of the matter is there
is a fountain contained in the breasts
of hosts of true farmers and laboring
men in the state from which it draAvs
its sustenance, and therefore it does
not have to depend on any one man or
set of men for its sustainment. It is a
young but vigorous plant, as Mr. Rose
water and the rest of 'em will learn
later on. Now as to Mr. Burrows' re
lation to the Alliance organization, !
will give my own views, and I think
they are in accord with those of a
large majority of members; and if the
Bee will give these views impartial con
sideration I believe it will comprehend
that it has been barking up the wrong
tree. Mr, Burrows is a member of the
executive committee of the Alliance,
editor of an Alliance paper and an earn
est worker in the cause. The Alliance
recognizes in him a man who has its in
terests deeply at heart, and who is will
ing to devote his time and energy to the
promotion of its principles. As long as
he continues his present course, and
the course he has pursued in the past,
the Alliance will have naught but
kindly and grateful feelings towards
him; but if he should emulate the peri
odical example of Mr. Scented-water, of
Omaha, and undertake to -sell, give
away or loan the organization, he would
be quickly dropped, and the Alliance
would go on about it3 business, unaf
fected and uninjured, perhaps dropping
a tear at the fall of one in whom it had
reposed confidence, but the tear would
not impair its vitality or stunt its
growth. I have been for some time in
doubt as to what particular species of
the bee family the Omaha journal be
longed, but I am fully satisfied now
that it is at present a honey bee, offer
ing sweet words to the farmers, and
that it will soon become an humble bee,
supplicating partonage from the dear
producers, but, withal, a harmless Bee,
for it has lost its stinger.
D. M. Roberts.
Divided We Fall.
Editor Alliance: We have had the
pleasure of visiting a good many Alli
ances. They would we think fairly rep
resent the Alliances of the state.
There seems to be a general under
standing among the members that on
all political questions on which they
cannot agree they will not discuss to
any great extent. We also believe that
our county and state officers are follow
ing rather than leading the lay mem
bers of our noble order.
This is as it should be. The people
must unite, make their demands and
elect officers to carry them out.
The resolutions that appear in The
Alliance (our state paper) from week
to week, discussed and passed in all
parts of the state by intelligent men,
men who are making a special study of
the great principles they advocate, all
agree without a dissenting voice on the
money question. They demand in one
loud voice that even the U. S. Senate
will hear, that the government shall is
sue the money in the interests of the
whole people, and not in the interests
of Wall street and foreign bankers.
In his efforts to give the people mon
ey at two per cent a year Senator Stan
ford, of California, has the farmers and
laborers of Nebraska united and at his
The various resolutions are also a
unit on the railroad question. They
demand 1st lower rates; 2d, that the
government shall in the end own all
railroads and telegraph lines, and ope
rate, them at cost to the people.
We agree also that large holdings of
land must be got away with in some
shape.'1 : .. .;:..--.i' '.' ! -
W e have not seen a resolution asking
for more protection, for more free
trade, or tariff reform, for more whiskey
or for more prohibition. This shows
us that the members of the Alliance
cannot agree on these questions, and
have very wisely concluded to first try
and carry out the principles on which
they can all unite:
There is a srood book that savs "The
love of monev i3 the root of all evil
Then if we destroy the love of money
we do away with the evil tendencies of
human nature. This ' can be brought
about by legislation on the money ques
tion. Senator Stanford is on the right
track. The farmers of Nebraska must
keep united and continue at his back.
Farmer Gray Beard.
Resolutions of Fillmore County Alliance
After passing ; resolutions pertaining
to the Conger Lard bill and Butterworth
bill, the following were passed by the
Fillmore Co. Alliance.
Whereas, J. Burrows the able editor
of the Farmers Alliance has been at
tacked by a number of state and county
papers, who we believe to be owned
and controlled by the corporations; and
Whereas, Jbacn blow aimed at Air.
Burrows either by paper or individual
we believe to be against the Alliance
cause; therefore, ..
Resolved, That we heartily endorse
Mr. Burrows in his efforts to help the
producing classes to obtain their just
Resoivea, mat it is tne sentiment oi
this Alliance that the office should seek
the man, and not the man the office.
Resolved, That we do hereby heartily
endorse the proposition made in the
United States senate by the Hon. Sena
tor Stanford to loan money , on , rea
estate, at from 1 to 2 per cent per an
num, to the amount of at least half its
actual cash value, and we respectfully
ask him to push this proposition to a
vote.,. -i.,A:::::.,.,- - .;r; :;,-,-
Resolved, That we will not support by
our votes any man for congress or the
legislature, who will not support : Sena
tor Stanford's proposition, the unlimited
coinage of silver, and who does not
fearlessly advocate the principles of the
Alliance and other labor organizations
Resolved, That a copy of these resolu
tions be sent to The Farmers' Alli
ance and other papers for publication
and to the senat6rs and representatives
from this state.
(jr. M. PlERSON,
Sec'y Co. Alliance
Constitution in Swedish.
Secretary Thompson has made ar
rangments for a supply of State , Alli
ance constitutions in the Swede lan
guage, which he wul furnish on appli
cation free of cost.
BARB WIRE IN CAR LOTS.
TINWARE, JOBBER'S PRICES,
GASOLINE STOVES, "
ICE CREAM FREEZERS,
BOLTS AND SCREWS,
Special prices to the
sent us by mail will have" careful and prompt
Meeting of Cass Co. Farmers' Alliance.
The Cass County Farmers' Alliance
met in regular session at Eagle, June 7,
1890. The meeting was called to order
by President Chapman at 9:30 a. m.
Some time was consumed by the com
mittee on credentials in preparing their
report, which was improved by tne del
egates making short addresses.
Committee on credentials reported
140 delegates present and entitled to
seats. . After reading the minutes of
last session, proceeded to elect officers
with the following result: C. Le Mas
ters, Pres.; Sam'l Richardson; vice
president; B. F. Allen, secretary and
treasurer: Joseph Cox, H. L. Messner,
J. P. Murtey, executive committee; A.
S. Cooley, Lecturer; J. R. Linch, chap
lain; Sam'l Jones, doorkeeper; J. Hol
Dinner being now announced a re
cess wtis taken, and the delegates were
escorted by the Eagle Alliance to the
beautiful grove south of town where
the ladies had prepared a sumptuous
repast to which ample justice was done.
After dinner, at the request oi many
who were not members of the Alliance
but wished to hear the address of Mr.
Voldo it was decided to have him
speak in the grove, the hall being alto
gether too small to accommodate the
Mr. Void o spoke for an hour on the
live issues of the day, and was listened
to with great attention. The frequent
bursts of applause witnessed that his
address was well received.
After the address the Alliance was
again callea to oraer in me nan, auu.
after the transaction of a large amount
of business pertaining to the order it
was voted to hold a Farmers' Alliance
picnic and celebration in the Boating
ark at Wabash, on July 4th, and to
make it the grandest celebration ever
held in this county. A vote of thanks
was tendered to the Eagle Alliance for
the reception given the delegates, and
also to the ladies of Eagle for the long
tables so abundantly supplied with lus
A vote of thanks was also tendered
Mr. Voldo for his splendid address.
B. F. Allen, Secretary.
The Situation in Dawson County.
Lexington, Neb., June 9, 1890.
Editor Alliance: Will inform you
that the Dawson County Alliance met
at Lexington on June 7th, 1890 with a
arge attendance. Our court room was
filled to its utmost capacity. Hon. C
D. Schracler, of Logan county, delivered
an address in the afternoon, and also in
the evening. Mr. Schrader is highly
complimented for his stand and princi
ples, which he fearlessly advocates, by
both the Alliance ana tnose outsiue oi
We Alliance teorle of Dawson county
appreciate the worth of a man like Mr.
Schrader, ana teei mat tne tmra con
gressional district can do no better than
to nominate and elect him to represent
the farmers and laborers of the third
congressional district, as he is an old
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resment or JNeorasKa, ana Knows au me
wishes and needs of the farmers.
The contract was made at the con
vention with one firm to furnish, bind
ing twine to all of the Alliances in the
county. This deal alone will be a sav
ing of about three thousand dollars to
tne tarmers oi Lawson county.
We are glad to say that there never
was a time wnen tne iarmers oi mis
county were more encouraged. They
eel as if they had struct the Key note,
and it look3 very much at present as
though their efforts for this coming
fall's work will be unanimous. And we
insist upon the farmers working for
one thing, the law-making power, and
we w ill help ourselves.
J. H. Edmiston.
Meeting of Furnas Co. Alliance.
Cambridge, Neb., June 16th, 1890.
Furaas County Farmers' Alliance held
its regular quarterly meeting in Hart
ley's opera hall in Beaver City on Sat
urday, the 7th day 01 June, lne meet
ing was opened by President d'Alle
mand, with over a hundred delegates
present who were unanimously in union
on Alliance work. 1 urnas county iarm
ers are sure to go solid in all good Alli
ance work, when the time comes for
action. We did a large amount of
business with the very best of feeling.
Also elected new omcers for the ensii-
ing term. 13 ro. Aiiemana was re-eiectea
president, and E. B. Bachelder secre
tary. Meeting then adjourned, to meet
again in Beaver City on the last Satur
day in June at 10 o'clock a. m.
J. U. 1SACHELDER,
: County Sec'y.
Brother G. R. McCormick, of Valpa-
raiso, called a lew days ago. lie Drougnt
in a monster petition signed by nearly
every voter in his township, asking that
the Independent State Convention be
called. He is an Alliance man from the
word go, an enthusiastic worker and in
full sympathy with the masses. He se
cured a good list of subscribers at the
Alliance picnic last Saturday.
Bro. Daharsh of Hickman Alliance in
forms us that they will celebrate w ith
Hickman people July 4th. They are
making preparations for a big old fash
ioned time, and invite every body to
meet and enjoy the day with them.
Douglas County Alliance held their
regular meeting at Waterloo on Tues
day of last week. The Alliances of the
county were represented by an able and
intelligent delegation of farmers who
discussed the measures proposed in a
way that show they mean business.
The officers were re-elected for another
term, and A. A; Wolcott recommended
as county organizer. ,
In answering advertisements please
mention this paper. ,
NAILS IN CAR LOTS.
CAR LOTS.' .
IN SUITABLE LOTS.
Alliance. All orders
104 KORlHlOth STREET, LINCOLN.
Notice oi Incorporation of the Maxwell,
Sharpe & Ross Company.
The name of this corporation shall be the
Maxwell, Sharpe & Boss company.
The Drincinal Dlaee of transacting the busi
ness of said corporation shall be at Lincoln,
.Lancaster county, JNeDrasita.
The general nature of the business to be
transacted by this corporation shall be to buy,
sen ana exchange real and personal property
f every nature and kind
whatsoever in the
state of Nebraska or elsewhere as
ration may determine.
The authorized capital stock of this corpo
ration shall be ($150,000.00) one hundred and
fifty thousand dollars, divided into shares of
fifty dollars (f 50.00) each, stock shares shall
be fully paid up at the time they are issued,
and shall be non-assessable. The corpora
tion may proceed with the main design of its
organization when fifty thousand dollars
($30,000.00) of its capital stock shall have been
taken and issued.
The highest amount of indebtedness or li
ability to which the corporation shall at anj
time subject itself shall not exceed two-thirds
of the amount of the capital stock taken out
The affairs of the corporation shall be con
ducted by a board of three directors who
shall elect a president, secretary and treas
urer. Dated, Lincoln, Nebraska, this first day of
Maxweli Shakpe & Ross Compant.
By Frank Sharpe, Secretary. 6-w 2-1
The Suppressed Political Bombshell
Our Republican Monarchy.
An Unsparing Arraignment of the Politico
Capitalistic Machinery which has corrupted
our free institutions and prostituted the Re
public to the aristocratic forms and Indus
trial slaveries of Monarchial Europe. By
"We want all our subscribers to read 'Our
Republican Monarchy. This book is a scath
ing portrayal of the monstrously unequal and
unjust conditions now existing in the United
States, stated as the autnor says "with plain
ness, that the people may understand it." J.
Burrows in The Farmers' Alliakce, June
"The most startling political pamphlet of
the day which every citizen should read."
Hon. James B. Weaver, of Iowa.
Price 25 cents, sent post-paid from this of
fice. Or, we will send Thk Aixukce one
year and the book for $1.10.
An immense stock of Breech Loading1 Shot
Guns just received at
Maxwell, Sharpe & Boss Co.
A few Gasoline Stoves left at Maxwell,
Sharpe & Boss Co's, at very low prices to
close them out.
For anything in the Hardware line send
your, orders to
Maxwbll, Shakpe & Boss Co.
All the Alliance people and their friends to
trade with Maxwell, Sharpe & Boss Co.
DTo the Alliance people of
your orders for Hardware, Stoves
ware, Guns and Ammunition to
Maxwell, Sharpe & Ross Co.,
104 N. lOtn St. Lincoln, Neb
Read This. ,
Screen Wire Cloth.
Ice Cream Freezers.
Scythes and Snaths.
Guns and Ammunition.
Tinware, largest stock in Lincoln.
Graniteware, largest Stock in Lincoln,
Send your orders for any of the above
Goods or anything in the Hardware line and
save ironey to
Maxwell. Sharpe & Boss Co.,
104 N. 10th St., Lincoln, Neb.
"THE BEST HOG ON EARTH."
I have a large number of animals not akin
ready for shipment.
M. M. HALLECK,
Breeder and Shipper.
CENTRAL CITY, NEB. 49tf
T .T'V"B"j STCOI
&' W. SINCLAIR & CO.,
UNION STOCK YARDS,
Chicago, - - . - Illinois.
We do no business except purely commis
sion in fresh country consignments. No
scalper's work done. Every customer's stock
sold on its merits. All stock watered, fed
and sold by a member of the firm. No cheap
labor employed. Consign your stock to us
and get its value. Your money remitted as
you desire, and trip made as agreeable and
pleasant as it can be.
Reference: Any National Bank. Sltf
AMERICAN LIVE STOCK COMMISSION CO.
BOOM 34 EXCHANGE BUILDING,
IS CO-OPERATIVE AND SELLS
Consign to - " '
Care of A. L. S. C. Co.,
South Omaha Neb.
Hall County Alliance.
We have received a resolution from
Hall County Alliance, heartily endors
ing the action of the conference which
met at Grand Island, June 29, and is
sued a call for an Independent Peo
ple's Contention for the third congres
sional district.' Thus the battle goes
on, and the counties wheel into line.
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Edited bv Mrs 'S. f!. Ct. nvrmr nf siaa w
Street, Lincoln, Neb., of the Nebraska Wom
an's Christian Temperance Union.
The editor of The Alliance nlacea the re
sponsibility of this column in the care of the
a Dove editor.
Gov. St. John is campaerniner in Ne
braska for prohibition.
Quite a number of speakers for pro
hibition in Nebraska have waked the
wrath of the saloonist so that forgetting
to be polite, they have put forth what
Urov. St. John calls "their best argu
ment," which consists of rotten eggs,
brick-bats, and empty beer kegs used
as weapons. Hon. A. C. Rankin, Rev.
Power of Blair, and Mr. Jordan, the
colored orator, are among those thus
attacked. -aft, e--J a 1 i
Helen M. Gougar pays her respects to
t.TiA Ttnsinnaa ' ATaii'b As.artAin.tfrm wViiaH
was organized to oppose the Amend- J
ment, and which proclaimed loudly that J
no money would be received from the
saloon men to support their campaign.
Mrs. Gougar says: '
Mr. Her and the liquor trust fund are
back of this committees all of whom are
men of putty in the hands of Mr. Rose
water.';' It was purely for deceptive purposes
that the liquor men's association called
themselves the bankers and business
men's association, and a circular letter
and protest is being sent out from the
State Prohibition Headquarters, asking
the signatures of business men who be-
1 lieve that the adoption of the prohibi,
tion amendment "will greately stimu-
ate and benefit all lines of legitimate
The Xew Republic says: Never till
ast year was there a kick on the loca
tion of a saloon in Lincoln. This year
here have been five lusty kicks and
two or three of them successful.
Nebraska representatives in conerress
generally declare themselves in favor
of amending the inter state commerce
law so that the original package busi
ness shall not interfere with the liquor
laws of the state. The present con
dition is not likely to exist long.
The people of Cedar county have a
local fight on hand. They don't want
the law breakers of Dakota to establish
a liquor slum in their domain like that
at Covington. It is to be hoped that
they will succeed. Nebraska will have
to join the march and adopt prohibi
tion or else we shall be overrun with
the criminals driven out from the other
states. - -
THE BOGUS FARM HERALD.
A Whiskey Paper Helps to Expose
Fraud and Cheat. '
The postoffices of Nebraska are filled
with stacks of the bogus Farm Herald
a stupid sheet made up from plaits of
busted fraud papers, with a few dreary
essays from the pens of such asinine ig
noramuses as Atherton Turner and Tur
ner Atherton, the soft snap pensioners
upon the bleeders of the whiskey pool.
These stupid sheets of stale, dismal,
moribund dreariness cost almost noth
ing, and are mailed indiscriminately to
residents of Nebraska who refuse to take
them out of the postoffice after one dose
of condensed gloom tnd guazy pre
tence. Cincinnati South West (Liquor)
May 30. ;
High License a Failure in Nebraska.
Prof. Arley B. Show, of Doane Col
lege, Nebraska, writes in the Congrega-
tionalist an article in wnicn ne says:
Nebraska is quoted throughout the
land as authority for the surpassing
merits of the high license system.' Will
our friends please note that, after a fair
trial, we are anxious to be rid of it?
Some importance attaches to the fact
that the dominant party was compelled
to pledge submission in its platform,
and to redeem its pledge in the legisla
ture. The plain truth is, the high li
cense svstem in Nebraska is a stupen
dous failure. Many of our best people
welcomed its adoption as a measure of
relief from the most flaerant evils of
the saloon. It has 'proved no relief.
While it has lessened the number of sa
loons, it has not diminished the con
sumption of liquor, the amount of
drunkenness, nor the crimes and mis
demeanors traceable to intemperance
To auote Nebraska as an example of
the good high license will accomplish is
an unquaunea travesty ox num,
and we are beginning to feel very sen
sitive about it. Christian Statesman.
"X RED- POLLED CATTLE.
Import mmI brwl by L. BOC3, Iow
I I City, I. Vbm old " 1-Tb
1MM to Kiwtan PJ
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1140 O Street.
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IF YOU WANT TO BUY
DRY GOODS AI
AT LOW P SICES EOR CASH,
WE INVITE YOU TO CALL.
If at any time you are dissatisfied wi th a pur
chase made from us, the goods can be returned
and money will be refunded.
MILLER & PAINE,
f8 133 to 139 South 11th St. , Lincoln, Neb.
Strictly Advanced Registry Stock. At Clover-
dale Stock Farm,
JUNE 20th, 1890.
Catalogues free, and information about these
great cattle to every Alliance man, sent on ap
ALLIANCE GROCERY HOUSE.
Largest and most complete stock of Teas, Cof
fees and Spices in the west.
at prices quoted by State Agent's price list on
all mail orders sent by secretaries or busi
ness agents of Alliances.
Save 25 per cent on Groceries, and 50 per
cent on Teas, Coffees and Spicos by ordering
goods of uo. Samplos of Toas mailed on appli
S. P. STEVENS &
F. W. H0HMAN,
Oldest and most complete Music
House in ilie state, display
ing leading and first-lass
PIANOS and ORGANS.
A full line of Violins, Acoordeons, and Mu
sical Merchandise. Sheet Music and Muslo
Books. Agent for celebrated makes of
Brass Instruments.' The Alliance can save
from 13 to 20 per cent. Special Terms to
Clubs. Correspondence or a call solicited.
E TK HOIIMAN.
- 8am Coftmaw,
Stock Com. Co..
SALESMEN: D. C. (Shan) Paxsok, Cat
tie. O. W. Jackson, Hogs.
HONEY FURNISHED TO
Reference: Any bank in Nebraska.
Write us for any information to Room
9, Exchange Buildlag, 80. Omaha. 40tf
T. Cr. FERGUSON,
CO., 1207 O Strett, Lincoln.
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