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LINCOLN, NEB., SATURDAY, DEO. 13, 1890.
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CREAM OF THE LATEST NEWS.
The republicans will
bill. "Whom the gods
push the force
they nrst make mad."
Mrs. Samuel Fosa, living near Liber
ty in Gage Co., committed suicide Dec.
7. She had lost her child.
W. C. Yarnall was kilied by a runa
way team Dec. 6. He dropped one line
and frightened the team in trying to re
II, W. Graham's team backed the
wagon off from a high embankment
resulting in the death of one child. This
occurred near York.
The wagon and carriage wood 3tock
manufacturers have formed a trust.
There was a wreck on the Alton road
Dec. 3, but no lives lost.
Senator Stewart has introdoced a free
A bill to make a permanent tariff com
mission has been introduced in the sen
ate. A joint resolution was passed by con
gress to issue arms to the states of
North and South Dakota, Wyoming and
Nebraska, and one was introduced in
the senate to investigate the causes of
the Indian trouble.
In the house Bland introduced a bill
requiring the secretary of the treasury
to Ui'euare a new series of treasury notes
commonly called green backs, and issue
them in sums equal to the amount of
national bank notes from time to time
surrendered for redemption or cancella
Bland also introduced a bill author
izing the issue of a series of legal tender
notes to meet any deficiency in the rev
enue of the government.
Representative Hausbrough of North
Dakota today introduced a joint resolu
tion appropriating $500,000 to be ex
pended by direction of the secretary of
agriculture in the purchase anuuistriDU-
tum of seed wheat for the benefit of res
idents of North Dakota, who lost crops
by reason of the drought of 1890.
The National Colored Alliance bobs
uo seranelv at each meeting of the
southern alliance, but is never heard of
at any other time.
A big fire at Pittsburg destroyed $150,
000 worth of property.
A Newport widow of 71 years has just
married her young gardner. Probably
she wanted an heir.
The treasury department claims an
import dutv of $16,500 on the celebratec
pt.intiner. the Anerelus, it being valued
Plenty of snow in Minnesota ana
North and South Dakota,
Church Howe bought the notary o
his contestant, gathered a crowd of his
heelers, bulldozed the attorney who at
tended totake evidence, would not al
low a witness to be examined, nor any
record of anv kind to be made. His
notary would not even enter the objec
tions or exceptions of contestant's at
torney. Church made a stump speech
and the mob broke up the examination
without even the formality of an ad
iourument. No more shameless nasco
ever occurred in Mississippi. I his is
not by anv means the last of the case,
as the contest will be brought into the
legislature on affidavit. The dispatch
pent from Auburn to the Associated
Press is a tissue of lies.
Col. Colby, of Beatrice, tendered his
services to Gov. Thayer to put down the
Indians. Sitting Bull, on hearing of
this immediately sent his squaws to the
rear under a strong guard. Sitting
Bull is a level-headed Indian.
The citizens of Ashland made a sys
tematic canvass of the city and sur
rounding country for the western suf
ferers and raised $178 in money, about
$300 worth of clothing and provisions
and 500 bushels of corn. The corn was
sent to Chase an the provisions to Per
The K. C. & O. railroad, after accept
ing a bonus of $7,000 from Spring
Ranch precinct, closed its depot and re
moved its agent, not even providing
for the delivery of the mails.
Ingalls proposes to buy his way into
the United States senate, and Boyd pro
poses to buy his way into the Nebraska
Frank R. Morrissy says "the dispell
ing of the black cloud of prohibition
has restored confidence, in the future of
Omaha." That's a fact. The drunk
and murder record proves it.
In the contest case between R. L.
Bowe and J. B. Miller, on the Otoe re
serve in Gage county, the entry of Bowe
was vacated on the grounds that he
made no actual settlement. The de
cision was adverse to Bove. If this de
cision is sustained it will make mu h
trouble and many contest cases, as
much of the land is beld on a title as
frail as Bowe's.
British poachers have almost exter
minated the seals in Alaskan waters.
They have taken 50,000 sea s while the
legitimate American company has se
cured only 21,000.
Two men were killed by an accident
at a paper mill at Watertown, N. Y. on
Oscar Myers and Miss Maud Grant
ham, students at the university at Cam
eron, Mo., were drowned whiie skating
The cavalry is raiding the Cherokee
strip and expelling the ooomers.
Excited meetings were held in Ire
... land Sunday, at which prominent anti
Parnellites were burned in effigy.
Bud Blake, an Arizona desperado,
was shot and killed Saturday by two
A Cincinnati clerk, who claims rela
tionship to ex-President Cleveland, has
confessed to embezzlement of funds be
longing to his firm.
It is rumored the state treasurer of
Arkansas is short $65,000
The Woodward Lumber Manufactur
ing Company failed at Chattanooga on
December 6. .Liabilities $04,000.
A package containing 750,000 francs,
consigned trora an English bank to
Amsterdam, was stolen while en route,
the robbery having taken place be
tween Osteud and Antwerp.
Another of the victims of the collision
on the Wabash and Chicago & Alton
railroads died at the hospital at Jack
sonvilie, III. He was W. B. Knight, i
well-known civil engineer of Kansas
A gravel shoveler at Fort Dodge. Ia.
has been left a legacy of about a million
The northermost school in America
nas been started, bv the government
agent in Northern Alaska.
The southern alliance at Ocala de
clared against the formation of a new
party. Democracy seems to be good
enough for all southern organizations.
but republicanism 13 not good enough
or the north.
An oW man named Morse was killed
and robbed at North Lawrence, Kan.,
Martin 1 iverbeck was killed at Oma
ha while driving before a M. P. express
train. Drunk with a bad woman.
A cattle train was wrecked on the M.
P. near Omaha on the 8th. Two men
njured, and many cattle killed and
Another advance of rates has been
ordered between Chicago ad St. Paul.
The little devil is getting there.
Senator Paddock says the Indians are
always hungry. Probably true.
The farmers have bought an elevator
at Hooker in Dodge county.
Parnell goes to Ireland to secure the
return of men to parliament to t. ke the
places of his enemies. His Lnglish ca
reer is ended for a long time. This
means a division of the Irish patty, and
internecine war in Ireland.
Mrs. Colby- of Beatrice, was badly
burned about her hands and arms bv a
fire in her editorial office. A spark fell
into the waste basket, igniting it and a
bed. Waste basket stun is not gener
I. W. Funke has begun proceedings
in the Gage county court to contest the
election of Senator G. F. Collins, inde
pendent senator elect.
The president will appoint a demo
crat to succeed Judge Savage as U. P.
director. How would Jim Boyd suit?
The newcoert house at Kearney was
opened December 8.
A boy of 14 named Robert French
was killed at Fremont December 8 by
falling from the top of a moving freight
The Bee approves of Mr. Kern's
The insurance ring is now proposing
to exclude from Nebraska a large num
ber of companies that are not techni
cally complying with the law.
The Bee approves President Gompers
and disapproves Powderly. Score one
Look out about sending clothing west
which has been worn during illnesi,
notably scarlet fever and diptheria.
Arrests in Omaha during month of
Oklahoma is covered with snow from
five to twelve inches.
A boy at Chanute, Kas., killed a com
panion by throwing a stone, striking
him on the head.
The farmers in seven counties in
South Dakota, are more or less desti
tute, caused by drouth.
Jacob Antrim, a farmer, was run
over and killed by a train at Atlantic,
la., Monday afternoon.
Washingtor McLean, editor of the
Ciuc nnati Enquirer, died in Washing
ton Monday evening at the age of 74.
William R Waterman, a young grain
dealer at Paye, Neb., shot himself Sun
day night, presumably from disappoint
ment in a love affair.
Three masked men bound and gagged
the watchman at wigwam theatre in
San Francisco, opened the sate and
stole $1,900 in cash and jewelry.
The will of Daniel B. Fayerweather,
the New York millionaire leather deal
er, which was hied Monday, gives $2,
100.000 to different colleges, and $95,-
000 to hospitals.
Rev. Dr. J. P. Strong, of New Bruns
wick, jn. j , was stricken with apo
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plexy while in his pulpit on Sunday,
and died Monday morning.
Mrs Cornelia V. E: Miller, ho was
charged with receiving a sum of $132,-
000, alleged to have boen embezzled by
the firm or J. 11. Jfie'd & (Jo., ot Lon
don, and whose extradition was soi ght
oy the Bnti-u consul, was discharged
by United States Commissioner Shields
at iNew xorkon Monday.
Ihe State Dairymen's Association
holds its annual meeting at Pawnee
City, Dec. 16th, 17th and 18th.
The bill for a public building at Be
atrice has passed both houses.
The American National Bank of Ar
kansas City has suspended. r
Chairman Dunnellof the census com
mittee has introduced a new apportion
ment bill. It gives Nebraska three new
Ihe proposal to moveUrant s remains
from New York to Arlington was de
feated. The press dispatches now show the
U. P. to be a very poverty stricken
road Quite natural. Jay Gould fixes
The hand of Miss Nellie Dewey was
drawn between the rollers of a mangier
in a Lincoln Laundry Dec. 8. aud ter
Another workman fell from the Kan
sas state house at Topeka, 100 feet, and
was killed. I his is the ninth death on
Zanzibar, Dee. 5. Emin Pasha, at the
head of the German expedition, has ar
rived at Lake Victoria. The expedition
had a number of rights with Aral) slave
traders, but it was successful in all the
The citizens ef Tecumseh in response
to the mayor's request collected and sent
about $500 worth of goods and mer
chandise for the benefit of the suffering
people in the western part of the state.
The goods consisted of clothing, flour
and groceries. About $100 in cash was
donated for groceries and provisions.
Lisbon, Dec 5. The cork factories in
Algarve are idle. Since the new tariff
law went into effect in the United State-
the exports of manufactured cork to
that country have ceased.
St. Louis. Dec. 5. The cable attached
to the freight elevator in Davis' whole
sale dry goods house broke this after
noon and the elevator with five employes
in it fell from the fifth floor to the bot
tom. All of the men were injured se
riously and one may die.
To the two-per-cent-month fellows:
The devil has no objection to your going
to church on Sunday.
The president is attending strictly to
business. He says this is no time for
trifling. Brooklyn Eagle.
THE MORAL IMPORT OF THE FARM
Pulpit Review of Current Events by
Re?. Thomas Dixon, Jr.
New York, Dec. 7. Rev. Thomas
Dixon, Jr., pastor of the Twenty-tliird
street Baptist church, was greeted this
morning by the usual crowded house in
Association hall. The sermon was the
beginning of a new series for December
on the subject "What Is Religion?"
The sermon was preceded by the fol
lowing review of current events:
The real sensation of the year 1890
Is the advent of the National Farmers1
alliance. It is no mushroom growth.
It is here to stay. It is the resistless
movement of millions under the op
pressions of centuries. Its motive
power is social, economic, religious
and political. The advent of them em
battled hosts is the most pregnant
event of this generation. It is the be
that will shake this continent and move
The first time they gathered around
the ballot box was the 4th day of last
November. They polled between two
and three million votes, elected the
governors, sent forty men to congress
scared the life out of hundreds they did
THE MORAL MEANING
ot this great movement?
1. It is the protest of the patient
burden bearers of the world, who have
toiled through weary years, struggling
beneath the wrong of economic and po
litical superstitions. In America the
farmers have literally become the
beasts of burden oi the nation. Their
business has been to feed over 65,000,-
000 people, together with the hosts of
the old world, with the products of the
year's work, and then through the win
ter eke out a miserable existence wrest
ling with their
MORTGAGES, CYCLONES AND FLOODS.
While they are doing this we laugh,
and grow fat, dance and make merry
in this, and bet how much they will
make next year, buy and sell their
crops fifty times before they are plant
ed, and charge old "Hayseeds1' with
all our losses.
The question is whether these men,
the freest of the free, the authors of
this country's liberty, shall assert their
rights and obtain justice, or degener
ate into the condition of tenants and
serfs. The conditions of labor in all
other industries have undergone mar
velous development and change during
the past hundred years. The farmer
works under the same stern conditions,
perishing in the midst - of boundless
prosperity, for others. He has deter
mined to effect a change in these con
ditions, and re-adjust himself on a liv
ing basis to the new civilization.
2. This movement means the
EDUCATION OF THE MASSES,
as masses of the farmer as a farmer.
It means the assertion of the manhood
of the yeomen of the nation. This is
real education. The accent of our ed
ucation has hitherto been to get on,
"to rise." We have been taught to
climb out of the -humble sphere in
which we were born into some so-called
higher sphere. The smith learns to
despise his anvil, and the clodhopper
to look with contempt upon the plow.
They rise to "higher" things. They
become lawyers, and doctors, and
preachers and bankers, railroad men
and politicians. We now have fully
eight million men in this country edu
cated to be presidents of the United
States. We only need about a dozen
presidents in a hundred years an aw
ful waste of i-a'w material.
The farmers are learning and teach
ing it to their children, in this organi
zation, that the work on the farm is
as sacred, as noble, as honorable as
that of any sphere in life. Women,
too, are admitted to the onler. Well
they may. There are more farmers'
wives in the insane asylums of Ameri
ca than any other class. They have
actually recognized the fact that
WOMAN IS A HUMAN BEING.
A reporter once asked an old farmer
in the west what he thought about the
question, "Is marriage a failure?" He
replied, "What, marriage? Well, let's
see. lhere s Lucmdv o-ets nn in th
mormn' ki les the fire, milks six cows,
starts four ouildren off to school, tends
to three others, skims twenty pans o'
miiK, reeds the hens, hkowise the hogs,
looks after some motherless sheen.
gets breakfast, washes up the dishes,
gus dinner, et cetera hy, man, do
you think I could hire anybody to do
all that for what she ge-? Not much!
it s a great success, sir!" Ah! these
patient, sad-faced, -veary millions of
women! Ihe pathos of their lives!
ihey have entered this organization
with their cheeks flushed with hope.
many of them for the first time in their
life. May God lead and bless them.
3. This movement means
UU-UfJfiliATION AS AGAINST COMPETI
It is in this principle of socialism that
the order has its strongest foundation
l hey are rjpledged to co-operate with
each other in the production of econ
omic goods, and not only so, but to co
operate in the distribution of these
goods. The alliance stores for supplies
are a prominent leature of their work
lhese stores contain the germ idea of
the great industrial co-operative so
cieties or workingrnen in Great Britain
They are asserting in life the principle
that it is better for men to fight for
each other than against one another.
Ainfjr ,re teaming me secret OI asso
ciated power that in union there is
strength. It is in the light of this fact
that we solve the apparent paradox
that while they cry out against trusts
and monopolies, in the same breath
they demand that the government press
its functions to the very verge of state
socialism. lhese cries are not incon
sis tent. They are the assertion of
fundamental principles. They recog.
nize the important faot that govern-
meat is not something separate from
the people, but when normally admin
istered is simply the people governing
themselves-that it is not a power to
be forced, but a power to be utilized
for the happiness of all.
4. The organization means brother
hood. It is a fraternal and benevo
lent order with principles of love and
fraternity, wide as the world, universal
as the rose.
The fifth and sixth articles in their
declaration of purposes,
A SECOND DECLARATION OF INDEPEN
DENCE, read thus:
, "5. To constantly strive to secure
entire harmony and good will to all
mankind, and brotherly ' love among
"6. To suppress personal, local, sec
tional and rational prejudices, all un
heal thful rivalry, and all selfish ambi
An ideal as high as heaven an echo
of the life of Jesus of Nazereth. They
have determined to "bear one another's
burdens and so fulfil the law of Christ."
They pledge themselves to alleviate
suffering and pain, to care for the
widows and educate the orphans of
their dead. This is climbing the
heights of life. This is pure religion
They have gone into politics not be
cause they are a political organization.
They have been ili
FORCED TO GO INTO POLITICS.
because their principles were social,
economic and religious.' All social and
economic questions have become polit
ical questions and all political ques
tions are religious. The political
arena is where all the questions of to
day and to-morrow must be fought and
settled. Let no man deceive himself
by believing that this organization is
but a passing episode in politics. Re
member its foundation is not primarily
political, but social and economic. It
is the embodiment of grand moral
ideas it is the movement ot a revolu
tion. It will not go backward. May
God give its leaders wisdom.
Read, the Following Resolutions
Adopted by Various State Allian
ces and. other Organizations. ,
INDIANA FARMERS',. ALLIANCE.
Extract from resolutions passsed by
the National Farmers' Alliance of the
state of Indiana, at its meeting held at
Fort Wayne, June 4 and 5, 1890:
"We endorse the "Uonger bill," to
prevent the adulteration of lard."
I testify the above to be a true copy.
Seal. W, 4.. Kelsey,
SOUTH DAKOTO FARMERS ALLIANCE.
I hereby certify that the following
was . adopted by the, South Dakota
Farmers'-alliahce,'! irT session at Huron,
June 4, 1890:
That the convention endorse the
Butterworth and Conger bills and
pledge our earnest support."
Ssphia M. Harden,
Secretary S. D. F. A.
IOWA BUTTER, CHEESE AND EGG ASSO
I hereby certify that the following
resolution was adopted by the Iowa
Butter, Cheese and Egg association,
in its 14th annual convention, held at
Fort Dodge, Nov. 5-7, 1890:
"Whereas, The farmers interests
suffer in common with those of the
dairymen from the adulteration known
as lard compound, therefore,
Be it Resolved, That we respectfully
ask the passage of the Conger lard bill,
the aim of which is to apply the prin
ciple of the olemargarine law to this
important food product."
J. W. Johnson,
Secretary LB. C. E. Ass'n.
IOWA STATE FARMERS' ALLIANCE.
"Whereas, The fraud practiced on
the farmers of Iowa by the unholy
combination of Chicago pork packers,
western ranchmen, southern planters,
and the cotton seed oil trust has great
ly decreased the price of hogs, and,
Whereas, The Conger lard bill brings
this fraudulent practice under the di
rect control of the revenue department
of the government, therefore,
Resolved. That we demand the pas
sage by the senate of the United States
of the Conger lard bill, already passed
by the house."
I hereby certify that the foregoing
is a true copy as adopted by the Iowa
State Farmers' alliance, in annual ses
sion at Des Moines, Iowa, Oct. 29th,
seal. August Post,
NATIONAL FARMER'S CONGRESS.
"We demand of our United States
the passage of sroh laws as will effect
ually prevent the buying and selling
of agricultural and mechanical pro
ducts, with the sole view of settling the
difference of price between the market
value of such products at the time of
purchase at and the time of the con
1 nereDy certny tnat tne above is a
true and correct copy of the resolution
as passed by the national farmers' con
gress in its tenth annual session at
Council Bluffs, la., August 26-29,1890.
B. F. Clatton,
Seo'y Nat'l Farmers' Congress.
Dated this 20th day of October, 1890.
IOWA farmers' alliance.
"ttesoivea, inat gambling in op
tions' and 'futures' destroys real
values and makes the farmers' prices
depend upon the chances of the game,
instead of supply and demand; and in
asmuch as board of trade gambling
has no more claim upon the law mak
ers' consideration than any other form
of gambling, we demand the passage
of the 'Butterworth option bill, or
some other measure still more drastic,
if such an one can be devised."
I hereby certify that the foregoing is
a true copy as adopted by the Iowa
State Farmers' alliance in annual ses
sion at Des Moines, Iowa, October 29,
1890. August Post,
A Plague of Mice.
With reference to the plarue of
nice in central Australia, xne aiun-
doora correspondent of the Kapun-
da Herald writes as follows: "On the
2d inst. I visited the wheat-stacks,
and I find that over eighty bags of
loose wheat have been scraped up to
day in moving only a small portion
of the stack. During my visit the
wheat was running from tho stack
in such quantities as to sound like
steady rain. Parts of the. outside of
the stack that had been cleared,
now have the wheat on the out
side three feet high. Hundreds
ot bogs within sight are almost en
tirely empty; many, in fact, do not
contain a hatful. Thousands ot the
bags will never be used again,
and a great quantity ot the
wheat is destroyed. The five
mice were in such numbers that
it was only necessary to lift an emp
ty sack and one hundred or more
would be prancing about your feet.
The dead mice are past counting; the
trround is strewn with them, and in
many places there are thousands in
a heap; so that the smell is horrible,
and caused me to dispense with one
sense by making a handle of my na
sal organ when a couple of chains
from the stacks. On Monday
morning the men found the mice in a
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small ueiaciieu hiuck. uenu iu me in
tervals between the bags in such
numbers that at least 10,000 must
have been taken out that morning.
From Saturday to Monday morning
quite sixty bags of wheat ran out of
one of the stacks. A larmer had
140 bags in his barn, and when he
cleared it out he found that only ten
of the bags were worth mending, and
captured a wheelbarrow lull ot mice
during the operation. Three boys,
the eldest being 12, spent their last
holiday m catching mice, and they
caught 6,520. Several farmers have
been catching 0.000 a week, ana a
lriend of mine caught twenty-four in
agin bottle, It contained a little oil.
and thev went after it until the bottle
was full, and the top one had been
partly eaten by his comrades. They
irequently eat each other, and the at
Fort Broughton, I bear the rats eat
the mice. If the weather contmnes
cold e shall get rid of them by the end
of August. Already the cold and wet
weather of last month, which save
us three inches of rain, has killed
vast numbers. If the thermometor
falls below 50 degrees Fahrenheit the
mice become very sluggish so slow
that they can easily be caught, and
they then come out to feed in the day-
time when the sun shines. Ihe leert
they particularly require must be
somewhat scarce, for they are very
bold at present." '
CURED OF SHEEP KILLING,
k Boston Lkdr Tries a Successful Experiment
With Her St. Bernard. v
A lady had a valuable St Bernard
of excellent pedigree carefully trained
and in all respects of well nigh ideal
excellence, save for one fault he
would kill lambs. He was bcaien and
Wnile matters were in tnls state a
friendly farmer, who had upon some
ccasion got into his head the f;ict th it
i.he dog's mistress was fond of pets.
sent her a cosset, gay with ribbons and
looking as innocent as innocence itself.
The lady was in despair. She expect
ed that her &02 would fall upon the
lamb; but, having in the past had
much experience with pets, she said
that if this catastrophe was to happen
she did not propose to have it post
poned until she had become deeply
attached to the newcomer, and so de
liberately led the lamb up to the dog.
8 ud to him that it was her lamb and
directed him to watca it. The dog
looked at her rather wistfully, evident
ly requesting permission to tear the
pretty innocent, but she sternly shook
her head, and, departing, left the pair
together on the lawn. She is willing
to admit now that the trial proved suc
cessfulthat she had no idea that it
would, and that she expecled to find
the lawn strewn with the dismembered
fragments of the lamb. When a few
hours later she returned, however, the
dog was found to have taken the lamb
into his especial favor and under his
especial protection. He lay down with
it, followed it about and seemed to
have become uncommonly fond of it in
a way not at all allied to carnivorous
instincts. In short, the lamb and the
dog became the closest of friends, and
as long as the two did live they con
tinued to dwell together in peace and
And the remarkable part of the tale
is that from that day the dog no more
molested any lambs whatsoever. It
was a plain oase of similia similibus
curantur. The dog was at once and
forever cured of his vice, and his fond
mistress relates this story to admiring
friends with mingled pride and affec
tion. Boston Courier.
A Most Felicitlous Farewell,
London Society Time.
There lived a certain cantankerous
old clergyman who did not exactly
hit it off by long chalks with his con
gregation, and so at last he applied
for and received the appointment of
"chaplain to a larere penitentiary:
He determined to have his revenge on
sundry of his parinhioners who bad
arouMed his ire, so he preached aiaie-,
well sermon not a word of which
Hiuld any one object to except the
singularly inappropriate text, which
rave great offne. It was: "I go to
prepare a place loryou, so that where
lam ye may be also.'
FR11T MIL SCHOOL
aiuffirffl'i'Hv .fT'J'Tv ,jf!?r,, lTt!t,irk
Everybody is Taking" Advantage of our Low Rates and this is Right.
Not Pay Extravagant School Bills.
NO VACATION YOU CAN
Now that the fall work is nearly done,
ters, for a few months, to school.
$31.50 in advance will pay for board, room rent and tuition for a term of
$37.00 in advance will pay for board,
$45.00 in advance will pay for board,
S60.00 in advance will pay for board,
fiST" If you are not prepared to pay
and the balance will bearragned to suit
These terms will admit you to all
$2.00 will pay for all your books,
chase a single book. All the students have access to a very excellent library
and if you have any good reference books bring them with you.
Our Business Course is the same as you will find in any commercial school.
We have five fine offices and one College Bank. Our commercial work is so
arranged that we have an actual Business class each term. We have 80 ac
tive students" in the Business department now, and this is sufficient evidence
of the thoroughness of the work and
$23.00 Life Scholarship in the Business Department.
20.00 Life Scholarship in clubs of two trom the same familyor neighbor
hood. If you are not advanced in your studies come along. We give you
private and close instruction. Many
ginning of their studies. We have
who desire an education and will take
A Toy's Essay on Oirls.
Girls is great on making bleere.
She will make bleeve a dol is a live
baby. She will make bleeve she is
orfull sweet on another girl or feller,
if they come to see her, and when
thy are gone she will say, "Horrid
Girls is olways fooling a feller. She
can't llck yer, so she gets the best of
yer that way.
If yer don't do what a girl tells yer.
she says yer horrid. I drather be
horrid than be soft. If you do what a
girl tells yer, you will do all sorts of
Girls can be good in school every
day if they feel like it I shud think
they would git tired nd have to do
sum thing wonse in a while; 1 know a
feller does. Girls say fellers acis
orfull, but when a girl gits a goin,' it
she acts orfier than any feller durst.
They don't care for nothing.
If a girl wants a feller to carry her
books home, she ain't satisfied unless
she gits the same feller the other girls
want, whether she likes him or not.
Girls is great on having secrets. I
mean telling secrets. They m ke a
secret out of nothing at all, and then
tell it round to all the other girls,
orful quiet, just as if it was sumthing
Girls olwys' git their goggr'ry
lessons better than h feller, but if they
are going anywhere they are sure to
If two fellers has a fite, the girls all
go for the feller that licks, no m itter
whether he is good for anything else
If a girl don't feel like doing a
thing, you can't make her, no m-itter
whether she had orter or not If she
won't, she won't, and she will git out
,t it somehow. That is all I know
about girls this time. Metropolitan.
It is said that Harrison is making
slow work with his 'message. He has
not yet digested the message he has re
ceived from the people. 1 Mobile Regis.
ENTER AT ANY TIME.
why not send your sons and daugh
room rent and tuition for a term of
room rent and tuition for a term of
room, rent and tuition for a term of
all in advance you can pay part down
you. Do not stay away, but come.
the departments of the Normal Schools.
and many of our students do not pur
the popularity of the course. Satisfac
of our students commence at the be
organized our school e.pecitlly for those
pride in making the work to suit you.
Address, W. H. CLKMMONS.
Food for the Legislature.
GiiACCiius Alliance, No r.G9,
in regular session assembled, by
unanimous vote adopted the following
Whereas, Corporations, capital
money loatiers do not pay their j
portion of taxes, thereby workine an
injustice to the fanners and laborers of
the state, who pay taxes on property
owned in part by said corporations. .cap
italists, and money lenders, therefore
Kesohed, That action should le taken
by our next legislature, that property
covered by mortgage or note should
only in part be assessed, to the holder of
said property. And he it further
Resolved, That all notes given and
coming due iu that year shall be stamp
ed by a stamp provided the as-essorfor
that purpose, and all notes found not o
stamped shall he null and void when
presented for payment.
No. 2. I hat Whereas, The town and
city schools receive the full benefit of
all' license money from saloons, thereby
schools, therefore be it
Resolved, That all saloon license money
be placed In tho general school fund
of the state.
No. 3. That Whereas, U'e believe that
to a certain extent the defeat of tho in
dependent stnte ticket was duo to the
fraudulent and lying misrepresentation
of the public press, therefore be it
Resolved, That we will not give our
support to any paper, that is opposing
the independent movement, either di
rectly or indirectly, and especially does
this apply to the Omaha lie?, tr'ord-er-ald,
and that other O so clean shet. tho
Lincoln Journal. And be it further
Resolved, That we endorse the action
and course taken by the Fa hm Kits' Al
liance of Lincoln, and our Home paxr
the Litchfield .Monitor, for their manly
and courageous attempt tospna lthe
truth over the head of all opposition
and underhanded games the opposing
parties resorted to, and lespeak for
them our continued support.
J. W. Hbapy,
Dr. Harrison himself should see to it
that binding twine and tin plate are
K laced on the free list. Has ho not
eard the voice of his own state of In
diana? Atuistille Courier Journal
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