The farmers' alliance. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1889-1892, April 04, 1891, Image 4

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    THE FARMERS' ALLIANCE, LINCOLN, NEB., SATURDAY APR. 4, 1891.
5lje Jarmcra' Alliance,
rabuh4 rT turaaj by
Tint AniAirci Publishing Co.
Cot. lit u4 M Iineoln,
.Editor
J.lCTBOIUMOli Bust Mumw
la the bmaty of th lilliM
Chriat wm bora aoroM the Ma,
With a glory In his bosom
Thai traniflgqrM you and me.
A ha strove to make men holy
Lat u strive to Baka them free,
Siaea God if marohlng on."
JulU Wv4Hvm.
"Laurel erewn aloaro to deeert.
Aad power to him who power exeru."
"A ruddy drop of manly blood
The forging aea outweigh."
Xnurm.
"He who oaanot reaaoa is a fool,
He who will not reaaoa ia a coward,
He who dare not reaaoa la a slave."
TO CORRESPONDENTS.
Address all buafneas communication
to
AddrvM matter lot publication to Editor
W ' i llionii
gmrmvrw j i ... ...
Artloles written on both side of the paper
caanot be used. Very long oommuuioationa,
at arula cannot be uaea.
MEN OP THE PEOPLE FOR 'oa.
Hon. Jamee B. Weaver for President,
It if none too toon to be casting about
for our standard bearers for the great
conflict of 1892. The new party the
great Independent party is to be not
only an important but possibly a con
trolling factor in that contest. The
character of the men it is to put for
ward m iU repreeentatiree, as the ex
Bounders of its principles and as the
exemplars and samples of what the ac
tual administration will be when it
comes into power, is of the first lmpor
tance.
They must not be unknown men,
They must be men who hare made a
record before the people; men of prob
ity and honor; men of great ability;
men who will commamd the respect of
all men, even their opponents.
A fatal step would be to take op
dark horse on the ground of expe
diency. This was shown in one of the
nominees of the Cincinnati conven
tion of 1888. We need not name him
We must not put forward men whom
we will blush for when they appear
on the stump; Dor men whose mouths
must be watched by a committoe; nor
men who need to go into hiding through
a campaign.
In looking about for the head of the
ticket we find no man so pre-eminently
qualified in every respect as Hon.
Jamks B. Weaves, of Iowa.
Mr. Weaver is a man of broad cul
ture and great ability. Ilia achieve
ments in the political field are of the
highest order. He is a lawyer of great
ability. He is a parliamentarian of the
very highest class. He Is brave and un
flinching in bis duty, and has proved in
a hundred ways and in many stations
his entire devotion to the interests of
the great plain people, of which he is
one. He is hated as well as dreaded by
the plutocrats as no other man is hated
and dreaded.
If he is placed at the head of the
ticket we all know that war to the knife
and the knife to the hilt will be the
watchword in every state.
We now present his name as tha of
the one man whom we know who stands
pre-eminently above all others In fitness
for the position. We have no shadow
of personal interest in tho matter we
bard had no communication with him
in regard to it. We are no hero-wor
shipper, and can support any other
rood man. But we name him as the
man whom we now think the best.
For the second place there is more
difficulty In making a choice. It seems
that it must be a southern man. Tow
dererlv would be a irood one. But he is
not a southern man, and he is also for
eign-born. Loucks of South Dakota,
would suit us; but the same objections
apply to him. L, L. Folk, of North
Carolina, is a man of the people. He
is an orator of the first class. Weaver
and Polk would be a strong ticket. But
we fear there are some Insuperable ob
jection to l'olk. The Washington
Junta, headed by Macune, have opposed
the new party, and favored affiliation
with the democratic party, which
stronK in the south. It Mr. Tola is 01
the same mind, of course he is Uo
lutely disqualified. No man must 1
put forward who has not absolutely ab
lured all affiliation with either of the
o!d parties, and who wilt not fight
them to the bitter end. II we we re as
sured that Mr, rolls would do this we
should unhesitatingly pronounce in hi
favor fur the second place oa the ticket
Not knowing, we hold our Judgment in
abeyance.
But lt us have no new men, no ua
tried men, ao unknown men. The beat
Umber the eouatry can afford U de
manded tr the battle of lwl.
MatK rifjyavtrAnot.
There are many Taylors, but only
traitor tl that nam, Thla should be
borne ia mind, and swob staling and
honorable as Taylor id .flutter
rounty aad Taylor of Johnon county,
both member "I the hou rt rpr4
UUvta, should not It any war be 'aU r
mlagted with the vile traitor from U.p
eouuty, who reward should t a halter.
CALHOVX OX THE S1TUAT1QX. !
The following is from the Lincoln Her
ald of the 28th. It is refreshing in its
frankness. We greatly admire the
sturdy independence and frankness of
Bro. Calhoun. He says what he thinks
in ringing words, the meaning of which
is unmistakable.
Of course, we do not always agree
with what he thinks. But in these days
of hypocritical Journalism, when three
fourths of the papers are muzzled by
corporation patronage, the editor who
frankly speaks out his own real views is
to be cherished. We wish there were
more Calhouns:
Between the railroad politicians and
the republican and democratic senators
peculiar and pitiful bunch of mixed
knaves and chumps that they are, tbe
dominance of the Alliance in the poli
tics of Nebraska is assured. They un
dertook to deny the people of this state
the right to legislate 0n railroad rates.
Tbe railroads reached out the strong
nana ana laid it upon tbe legislature,
ordered one branch of it to do no more
business, and the republicans and dem
ocrats in the senate backed the demand,
as subservient to the railroad bosses as
if they had been track hands, lhe re
sult will be a wave of indignation that
will sweep the two old parties out of
existence and crush the railroads. The
party that does not emphatically repu
diate the action of its senators will be
dead and damned, and the pity of It is
that the senators themselves cannot be
more personally and stringently
aamnea than the customs 01 our mil
and water civilization allow.
A GEM IROM VAX WYCK AXD A
REPLY TO IT.
Nebraska Citt, March 21, 1801.
Jar Bukkows, Esq.: In your Ksue of
March 21, 1801, you republish many
falsehoods. I have a long time borne
them in silence, but now desire to brand
them as they deserve, and ask the cour
tesy of an answer in the paper in which
they appeared.
An early reply will much oblige,
Yours, etc.,
C. H. Van Wyck.
Lincoln, Neb., April 4, 1801.
C. H.VAJf WrcK: Your line of March
21, by the bands of Chaplain Diffen
bacher, was duly received.
Permit me to say that as to the falsity
of the statements you allude to as hav
ing been published in my paper, you
are under a gross misapprehension. I
am prepared to prove by affidavits, and
by incontrovertible documentary evi
dence, the absolute truth of every state
ment I have made in regard to you.
In regard to giving you space to reply
through my paper, I will say that when
you desired to attack the ticket you
promised the convention you would
support, you had no difficulty in getting
access to the public through the press.
You pledged yourself to the state con
vention to support Mr. Powers for gov
ernor, iou not only assailed him
through the columns of the public press,
but you had tbe articles published in
circular form and sent them by mail
broadcast over the state, and to every
Alliance member whose address you
could obtain. We have copies of those
printed circulars with which to confront
you at any time. I have no doubt the
press is as open to you now as then. It
is certain that if you wish to say any
thing against Jay Burrows, the World
Herald and Omaha Bee will welcome your
effusions with delight.
In view of these facts I do not feel
under any obligations to give you any
space in my paper, and decline to do
so under any circumstances. .
Permit me to add that if you persist
in your attempt to keep yourself before
the people of this country as an anti-
monopolist and friend of the people,
I shall continue to meet you with the
truth as to your vile treachery in the
late campaign. That treachery delib
erate and premeditated, and inspired
solely by blind revenge lost this state
to the Independents. It is part of my
mission to smite bribery aad treachery
wherever I find them. This duty I shall
not shrink from. Hope of favors nor
fear of revenge cannot deter me. Wher
ever you go with your demairoflrio
mouthlngs, will I follow you with the
flaming two edged sword of the truth
Yours, etc., J. Bukkows.
THD JOK'A TK'IM'XX QUARTER I Y.
We have Just received from the pub
lishers, No. 1 of "The Iowa Tribune
Quarterly Issued b the Iowa Tribune
Publishing Co. This is a neatly priuted
pamphlet of 128 page., and Is full of val
uable matter upon "the Supreme Isue,'
fin a nee. It is edited by J. B. Weaver and
K.H. Gillette, We are glad Indeed to see
this publication. No man in tho coun
try Is better able to edit It than Hon.
J. B. Weaver. The money question
the supreme Usue, and the demand for
tit Wue of special publications to edu
caie the people upon it U an augury of
great good.
fin mi 1 1
RRCRUITS fOJt Tilt J.WSXPXXT
Paul VanJervoort has written a long
letter to the public In which he formal
ly severs his connection wui the re
publican party, aud Join hU political
fortune to the independent. Among
other tblnn he tayai "I am going to
leave a pa'ty whteh simply in ihU state
reft-weeoU a streak of rv4 eluding
front l.uoo mi: of itltway, and ha tvr
In foundation the rtd'ea, taveuoua,
robbing, black walling baud if eormol
anuana vuiurea or vne iwneury (
, ..... . . fc. ... 1 1 .... I
Hat " HU Mter U vrt rbHitieat,
though quite an ,taU vf Pul
Vand4tvoi1
XEEDED IMPROt EMKXTS AT
THE PEMTEXTIARY.
Tbe appropriation for the new cell
house at the penitentiary ought to have
restrictions thrown around it, and the
cells built according to the civilization
of to-day, rather than build them in the
style of seventy-five years ago. The suc
cessful contractor for building the new
cells must have as large an amount of
the $40,000 left to line his pockets as
possible. If you want to see celt life as
it was generations ago go down to the
Nebraska penitentiary cella narrow,
111-ventllated, no convenience for at
tending to the calls of nature save an
old bucket that is used year by year,
and from tbe nature of things, sends up
a stench unbearable to the uninitiated.
Yet, from the time the men come in
from their work in the evening until
the hours of work next morning, two
men in many cells, must eat, sleep and
Inhale the fumes from the cell bucket
And yet we say penitentiaries are re
forraatories.' Not much reformation
under such conditions. This we term
penal not reformatory.
If the $40,000 will not put in the cells
with a modern water-closet in each one,
then add 14,000 more, for that is the es
timate for 100 closets, and have them
built properly. If the $40,000 is enough
all right, if not add some more .
It would be only another disgrace
Ko Nebraska to build tbe new cells in
the old, antiquated style of the present
ones. Let all our legislators, when they
go to dinner to-day, place their food on
a plale, and with a cup of coffee and
some bread in the other band, retire to
the outhouse to enjoy it, and we believe
thev would then decide this article
worthy their attention. And let them
continue to eat their meals under the
conditions mentioned, three times
day, for 865 days a year, and we are
sure common decency would be looked
after in building the new cell bouse.
This legislature ought to build a din
ing hall, with place for chapel and
school and library room up-stairs. Also
a small sum should be allowed for pri
mary school books; extra books for the
library, as no books have been furnished
them by the state for many years, al
though there have been some additions
by gifts. The present contractor gave
them some the last year. If the
new dining ball and chapel building
cannot go through this year, then
small sum ought to be allowed extra.
For repair of rooms now used as
place of public gathering, $200.
For school and singing books, $100.
For library books, $200.
For musical instrument to be used in
public services in the chapel, $200.
QETTIXQ TOGETHER.
If anything is to be accomplished in
1802 the imperative necessity exists for
the different reform organizations of
the country to get together. That
these organizations are in substantial
accord upon the leading questions of
the day upon the money question, tbe
transportation question, and the land
question there is no doubt whatever,
These questions embrace the labor ques
tion in all its phases, and embrace as
well the complex relations of labor and
capital. But the number of these or
ganizations is so great, the ambition of
their leaders so pervasive, and the num
her of issues their members desire to
embrace in a political platform so nu
merous, that great practical difficulties
exist in the way of their getting together
These difficulties must be be surmount
ed. A platform must be adopted em
bracing only a few leading principles
upon which all can unite, and some
men of the people must be found to put
upon that platform as candidates for
1892. If this is done we believe victory
will crown our banners.
The plan put forth by the National
Alliance at Omaha embraces only six
propositions, and these probably the
ones upon which the very largest num
bcr of reformers in the United States
can unite and agree: It also provides a
simple and complete machinery for de
termlning public opinion on these
Issues, and for practically carrying out
the wishes of the signers of the declara-
tion, without creating any tyrannies
committees or any centralized power.
and wtthout putting any society or any
set of men In advance of others. Noth
ing prevented the general adoption of
this ilan and immediate and efficient
work upon the lines laid down by It,
but the untimely call for the Cincinnati
conference of May U'th, But that call
UUaoed and the conference will
held. We shall attend It, and strive to
have the Omaha plan adopted by It
l alllag in that, we shall Join heart an
soul In any plan upon which tbe major
it aifre which iromle uccea. vv
are for unity. must gt ltthtr.
We subjoin an extract from a private
letter from a leading Independent
the state of New Turk, which voices
the doubt whU h many now feel. Hu
while fu? friand I somewhat dWeeur
aged he will K he aiajortly. ami
work heart and sou) for succe,
e
March tt, 1H,
isiiMt Brwi,
I M today tike writing row a ramV
ling, toaaMentlal letter, 04 the palUlcal
ttalek.
Immediately after the puU.eatloaof
aOtnh Ittti-Atutio rumfi-
! m ttere wa
a brlA demand in our
tut lor ropie to orculai M
I ttt, but a swa at th peopl learned
TUS
that there was to be another conference
on May 19th, 1891, there was no further j
use of trying to get endorsers to said
Declaration. I
So everything is again at a stand still.
All are discouraged. Chaos has come
again.
The people now confront their
monopolistic enemies, and have within
their reach their last opportunity for a
peaceful ballot solution of the problem
of the plundered.
Unless "the Gods" do not want to de
stroy the Independent movement, the
Cincinnati conference will be troubled,
like the builders of the tower of Babel,
with a "confusion of tonjrues." As
when the sons of God came together,
with them Satan came also." so it will
be at said conference. When honest
reformers meet, with them 'the restless
devils of discord" will come also.
If none but honest reformers go to
the National conference there will then
be danger of an overloaded platform.
Iubbard will insist on "a broad plat
form" with his latest hobby "Hill's New
National banking system" that recog
nizes only metallic money, and guaran
tees three (3) per cent on money depos
ited by hoarders of capital.
Norton will want greenback, with a
big G inscribed on the party banneis,
and in the platform.
The single tax men will be on band
with their narrow plank.
The prohibitionists will bolt if their
unseasonable issue is rejected. And so
on to the end of the chapter.
The fact that those who ride these
hobbies are honest, increases the danger
of it.
The Stanford boomers will be on band
touching elbows with the brazen apos
tles of Delay.
But I shall not worry about it.
If the conference lets well enough
alone, by endorsing the National Far
mers' Alliance plan of organization
and Declaration of Principles, no harm
beside the loss of three months will re
sult from that meeting.
Let us wait and see. Yours Truly.
B.
TWO IXTERESTIXQ 0CCAS10XS.
Two very interesting events took
place at tbe state house last week which
would have been noticed in our last is
sue except for the illness of the editor.
Tbe first was the presentation to Mr,
Pirtle, chief clerk of the senate, of a
beautiful silver tea set by the employes
of the senate, as a token of their re
spect and esteem. The presentation
speech was made by Mr. McCall, clerk
of the committee of the whole. The
presentation speech was a neat and
happy effort, and was happily respond
ed to by Mr. Pirtle. No tribute could
possibly have been more worthly be
stowed.
The second event alluded to was tbe
presentation of seventeen silver
medals to the seventeen senators who
so nobly stood by their guns during the
late dead-lock in which the corpora
tions tried their bulldozing tactics to
accomplish a defeat of the Newberry
bill. This presentation took place on
Thursday evening of last week. It was
to have taken place at the Lindell ho
tei, out it was louna mat there was no
room in the house large enough to ac
commodate ine participants, so an
adjournment was made to the senate
chamber. The occasion was a very
happy one. The presentation speech
was made by Congressman McKeigan,
and was one of his pleasantest efforts.
Addresses were also made by other dis
tinguished gentlemen, and responses by
many of the senators present.
la ten all in an it was an occasion
long to be remembered. Greatly to
our regret our illness and wrong infor
mation as to the date prevented our
being present.
LOOK OUT FOR FRAUDS
We have not set ourselves up to pro
tect the public against frauds. The con
tract would be too large. But of all
things we despise it is to see a popular
er growing public sentiment taken ad
vantage of by a fraud as an advertising
dodge, A quack doctor, who adver
Uses himself as a "specialist" and whorte
advertisement to the amount of some
thing over one hundred dollars, we re
cently refused a place In The Aluaxck,
Is out with a prospectus for Tfo Wester
Xa t tuna lit t. and parades a list of con
trlbutnrs which contains some respect
able names. Of course this is purely an
advertising dodge, and should be so un
derstoud, If people wUh to pay for ad
vertlslng sheet they have a pcrtecl
light to do so, ,
t tT The IKik Cot xtt I.kaokk
Is
the name of a bright Independent pa
tier Jut started at Fremont Neb. It
editor U Mr. J.W . hherwood, formerly
of Uucola. Mr. Sherwood i an able
and trenchant writer and wltt give our
lMd couely friend a good paper, It
devotion to tho cause of tho Independ
bUhU U of the Srt order. Tut
Lrit bt printed at this office and ha
to patent aide edited by monopoly
nwppr union, By thus saving the
Investment of t ewill plant, Mr
hrrwaod ran give his reader a better
raner al a lower eot aad raa devote
all hi time to editorial work and bi
aea luttead of bothering to Pflul on
rr two pad of lpr at great
pene.
THE CTIZEXSr TICKET.
As we have advised, a combination of
citizens without regard to party f has
been made and a ticket put in the field.
This ticket should receive the support
of every man who is in favor of honest
government and opposed to boodle
rule.
Voters of Lincoln, and all of yon to
whom packed primaries are not equiva
lent to an election; to whom the con
tents of your purse is more dear than
the gratification of foolish prejudice
and the adherence to the shells of party
lines in city affairs; all of you who hate
the domination of bosses and those who
brand you because you dare to think
for yourselves and protect your inter
ests; all of you who are opposed to vet
eran political cormorants who claim to
manage our city affairs as of right; all
of you who are in favor of an improve
ment in our municipal affairs, and the
election of men who will protect and
advance concurrently the interests of
all; all of you who are opposed to the
sovereign medicine of corporate money,
electric jobbery, city bond jugglery,
paving robbery, fire limit favoritism,
and Councilman Rice's prairie irriga
tion schemes with city money; all of
you who are opposed to the disposition
of office holders and seekers to take ad
vantage of the natural public patience
and apathy ; all of you who are not blind
and deaf to the notorious and manifest
facts concerning the venal and merce
nary condition of our city government
during the hist two years; and all of you
who are not blind to the fact that the
nominations of the late so-called repub-
ican convention mean nothing of im
provementmean no reformation for
two years to come; yea, all of you who
are mindful of this and these matters
should be active and prepred in due
time to foil at the polls the consumma
tion of the sanguine hopes of the lead
er's, Benton, Alexander and Thomson;
and the objectionable part of the spawn
of Saturday's so-called republican cen
vention. Do you not see that already
they stand with open, sordid hands
behind them; that they are sworn
friends; the friendship of mutual cupid
ity? Do you not see by their bland
smile and expectant gaze, that already
in hope and belief they have devoured
the booty? Is there one of them in
whose power you would place yourself
individually? Then why will you trust
your financial interests to them collect
ively?
To oppose such men as these is the
duty and common cause of each and
every citi zenbecau.se such men are a
common danger, and their hopes and
expectations of boodle, like a conflagra
tion, must be put out. For they are
men to whom an oath is a joke, evi
dence of their guilt a plaything, your
opinion of them a shadow; men who
place all their credit and reputation ia
politics and their triumph and profit in
spoils. The contagion of their corrup
tion spreads more widely than you
think; more are implicated than you
believe.
Voters of Lincoln, beware lest you
pull the Trojan horse filled with such
men into the city.
Voters, array yourselves against
Alexander, and first of all oppose to
that worn out, defeated, perfidious and
disappointed tool and politician your
best and strongest efforts; and then
against that band of hovering buzzards
which follow him, bring your remaining
available force.
If you wish to avail yourselvesuf the
strength at hand you will learn that
you are strong, and Alexander and his
gang weak; for the conscience of the
people of this city is a potent force.
Compare the cause of Alexander and
Weir. On the one side fighting pro
tection to tax payers, on the other side
robbery of them; on the one modesty,
on the other wantonness; on the
one honesty, on the other fraud; on the
one piety and religion, on tho other
wickedness; on the one honor, on the
other baseness and perfidy; on the one
those who defeated Courtney for county
attorney, on the other Courtney him
self and bis gang. In short, equity, law
and order and all the civic virtues are
contending in the coming election
against iniquity, against indolence,
agalust boot lie and all the civic vices;
and last of all the well founded hopes
of success are contending against the
ring's and Aleaxnder's despair. Indeed
In the contest now being waged in the
Interest of a pure city govern
ment it must be apparent to every voter
that the manifest, notorious and num
erous vice of the present city adminis
tration will find a fertile soil in Alexan
der and hi confederate, unless he and
they are defeated by the dUgust, indig
nation, activity, seal and combination
of all the cltUen of Lincoln at the poll
w htt love the reign of law. honeaiv,
order and sobriety, and the good fame
and prosperity of thl city.
IT The eight hour taw ha pad
both houae. and U realy for the lgna
tare ot the governor. No party In Ne
braska ever fulfilled the pledge of It
piatfurra ao nearly as ha the independ
ent party, and no party ever showed
such sterling honeaij la It effort to
fulfill them.
I" 1 ' 1 "mw
tW More our nit Uu the legU
laturewlll have adjourned, ,V will
gi net! week k fKittpUU review of
the wotk rl the eatoa.
ta Itiuh of IUwm.b) county killed
ten wild got In Bv thou.
THE BEGIXX1MG OF THE EXD.
airfield, Neb., March Z
Hon. S. M. Elder, Hon. Loean McKey-
nolds, and Hon. Valentine Horn:
Dear Sirs and Brother Toilers.
AU the employes of the G. I. railroad
(Union Pacific system) located at this
point had orders to be at the depot on
the arrival of train due here at 6:45 p.
m. to-day to sign a petition to Gov. (?)
Boyd praying him to veto tbe Newber
ry maximum rate bilL This petition
was sprung on them unexpectedly, and
many did not even read it, but signed
without any hesitation, at they all knew
full irell that if they did not sign it, their
services would be dispensed with in the near
future. Hence, as all of them are heads
of families and part if not all of them
are in debt some, they could not help
obeying the mandates of the bosses.
But it is a shame, that in this so
called country of the free, the sons
of honest tail in the employ of a cor
poration are forced under penalty of
being thrown out of employment, to
sign a petition so repugnant as this la
and in tbe manner it was rushed on
them. The Newberry bill was rightly
named the "maximum," and tbe cor
porations fighting it in the underhand
ed way they have done and are now
doing, show that the bill is intended fo
tbe benefit of the many instead of
the few. There ought to be indigna
tion meetings held in every city, town,
village and school house in the state by
the people and let their servants at
Lincoln know: That the cry stalked
sentiment of the toilers ofXebraska is with
them in their struggle for the masses and
against the classes, and by so doing ex
ecutive officers will fear to thwart tha
will of tho people. Fraternally,
Laborer.
Brother McReynolds handed us the
above letter which gives in a few word
the situation of the railroads.
Other evidence is being being brought
to light that proves conclusively that
the men were given their choice between
a time check and signing the petition
referred to. How long will an intelli
gent people permit such tyranny and
unwarranted use of power on the part
of the railroad kings of the country.
Is it not indeed time to look for the
beginning of the end, viz: Government
ownership and control of all railways, tele
graphs and telephone lines. In this lies
the only solution of this problem, and
such experiences as Nebraska has passed
through in connection with railroad
legislation this winter is changing the
opinions of hundreds of thousands of
our most intelligent citizens, and it
means a complete revolution in tho
near future. t, i
tn T
CJIAXGE OF MAXAGEMEXT.
The Independent, published in this
city, has changed hands. Under the old
management we had no confidence in it
in either a political or business sense.
But its present proprietor is S. E.
Thornton, a true Independent and a
young man of much push and energy.
While we candidly doubt his ability to
make the paper a success, handicapped
as he is by entire ignorance ot the busi
ness of printing, he will certainly de
serve success. We most heartily wish
that he may succeed.
DOXY FAIL TO REGISTER.
Saturday, April 4, is the last day for
registry of voters previous to the city
election. Persons who registered last
fall do not Lave to register now. Don't
fail to register.
STATE XEWS.
A fire at Miller caused $4,000 damage.
The Peru schools have closed for a
vacation.
Alma's city ticket is divided on the
saloon question,
The prosrram for the Crete Chautau
qua will be announced soon.
The first installment for the beet
sugar factory at Norfolk has arrived.
The wagon bridge across the Platte
at Schuyler was swept away by float
ing ice.
Calhoun & Woodruff are issuing the
Lincoln Herald daily during the city
campaign.
The famous Marine band of Washing
ton will visit Lincoln April 21. At
Omaha on the 22d.
Kearney's new opera house has Wen
leased to Kobert McReynolds the Lin
coln manager, and will be ojiened with
in a month.
Bishop Bonacum has purchased the
Judge Dundy residence in Falls City,
und will convert It iuto a convent.
The recent heavy fall of snow and
rain throughout the state ha caused
considerable damage to live stock, but
Insures to tbe farmers an abundant crop
forlWl.
The Cutter Cvunty fiearon of March 34
contalu tweuty sts notice uf sheriff's
sale, and enough other legnl advertising
to make the average Nebraska new,
paper man green with envy.
At a special meeting of Lincoln Typo
graphic I'uiuu No. '". It hunday.
O. lL Kigg was choaen delegate
to the International, which convene at
IUnUiu neit June. Sereuty alt mem
ber were present.
(1. K, Mctil.l of Kxney ha Invented
and paleuied a new and very aiiupl
machine for pumping water. The ob
ject U to dUpetuMt with all windmill
and water pump, aad pump all water
by meau ot routprewted air, It U so
atranjrd that it make no dttlerrnce
how tlM'p th Well 1. lb result wilt ba
jut IN aaiit a d a strong a current of
water can I pumped frvnu a welt
feet deep a fruut vu only twenty feet
Ihl 't'oiupreaMttt Air t.levalof. a It
U railed, U a imple n-jrtMite and can
be manufactured and Mild cheaper that
the ordinary pump.