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Cor. UU aad M r?w liecoln.
h S the ht auty of the Ulllc
Cfcrii was born across tbe sea,
Witk gory iii Li bwwa
That tran'tigurcs yea and to.
; Let ut strive to make them frr,
I Raw God k niaroblig on."
Julia Mcri Iittxt.
Laurel crown cleave to derrt,
Ad power to him who Pecr
A ruddy drop of manly blood
The urging sea outweighs."
Be who cannot reaon Is a foci.
He who will cot won is a coward.
Be who dare cot reason is a slave
1 TO CORRESPONDENTS.
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'"'bion to Wltor
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1BE FARMERS ALLIANCE
mLIiHID WEIKXT AT
CORNER 11TH AND M STREETS,
." LINCOLN, J.E2RASKA.
- . PAPER IN THE STATE. ,
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Cell fcf People's Independent
The People's Independent Party will
meet in convention by its regularly ap
pointed delegates, -
Tuesday August 18th, 1891. at
at 4 o'clock p. m., for the purpose of
plasing in nomination one candidate
for associate justice of the supreme
court, and two candidates for Regents
til the State University, and to transact
any other business that may properly
come before the convention, Tbe ratio
of representation in tbe state conven
tion will be one delegate for every one
hundred votes or m ajor fraction thereof,
cast for Hon. John H. Powers for
governor in WJO. Counties will be
entitled to representation as follows:
Adams 15 Johnson 9
Antelope 33 Kearney 9
banner 1 K-ya I'ahs 4
H.alne 1 Kehh 11
Beau .. It KliabaU . I
Mot Bulla Knox 7
Brown 3 LaaoHfter ' . an
JiuBalo j 1 lucon 10
Mutlr S L'iu 1
Hurt It toup 8
4M 11 Muiitcn It
4ar 4 Mrr,c
aa 4 McPt.erton 1
Oerenne 1 Nn. f
VtMrf t N.maiiS It
Car ttKiuko.. IS
Colfax 7 (hoe U
'umtni' , Pinw " 6
Custer t 1 erkiL b
lMkuta 1 Pietve 5
Jw S Pbe.pa 14
Ttawwxi IS y .kUn n
rwl 1 i'aik 14
!iiea 4 Ret Wll.ow
) l ttivharCMib 11
IV)Unl )i Hock 3
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Hwxt 1 yr
M.l II .l..r 13
Howard hr i
j.fta 1 Vtta H
The U' tomniitu would rptl al
j romuin l thateoua'f coaveatioa
for the tltvtioa of Jlgate to the state
rosveatieB be Uld oo tur4ay. Auut
1 itit. and thtt lb rrtttar a for the
WiMi it tz!-i.'.zi t: tht -ry
wajrtJM U aeid a tat prwoediig Itu
day, kr ar auger, tat lv But al'
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TO THE FRIENDS OF THE RE.
i ' rnsu vnOTVTVT ICQ fif
THIS PA FES. "
Corr.e Up to tfce He!p oi Use Ut Afiirst
On Jace l:h tbl paper pricted the
first ntiinber of Hi third volume. The
pub',ibri bare fifuly tried to fulfil
tbe proiri- aaile to its reader when
It was started. They have enlarged it to
the size of the largest paper in the
state. TheT hare issued a clean paper,
ettirely free from tbe nleness which so
permeate apl demoralizes the daily
journal of the day. They have faith
fully represented tbe advanced senti
ment of tbe iople on the live issue of
tbe day, and have fearlessly discussed
all question of interest to the farmer
of the state. Tbl paper wa tbe most
potential factor in the late campaign,
and contributed, more than any other
Igency to it success. Its editor: ha
been assailed and abused and TWiCed
by the corporation press and striker as
no other man was ever before assailed.
But regardless of it all, he ha pursued
the even tenor of hi way, knowing that
when Time "brings round hi revenges,"
all truth will be vindicated and all
truthfal men find their reward.
We have only grateful thank and
kindest word for those noble friend
wbohave xtoodwitb. ns in, the battle.
But tbe paper his cot had the suppoit
it should have received. The organ of
a society having 0,000 member in tbl
state, our issues should have reached
60,000 or 70,000 copies. Had it not been
for the los of last year' crop we have
no doubt we would have reached at
least 00,000. .-. . ,,
We are about entering another cam
paign which is to be more hotiy con
tested than tbe last one, and which is
te r!!ermine whether the peeple or the
plutocrats shall have this state in 1892.
It it also to determine whether the
supreme court of Nebraska shall bo
power, or an honest and impartial tri
bunal to determine questions of law.
If you want a fearless and able cham
pion for this fight il you want a paper
that will tell trutk though the heavens
fall we ask yoti to support this paper.
We.ought to have 50,000 subscribers be
fore tne tirt of October. Give them to
us and the battle this fall will surely be
For those vrho wish to subscribe
now, but have not the money to spare'.
we will lurmsn tiiani; oruers lor me
paper one year, containing a prom
ise to pay for the same by October 1st.
But we wish it understood tbat these
are only for those who cannot raise the
money for advance payment.
Give n 50,000 subscriber and we will
double the value of the paper at once,
by tbe addition of editorial labor we are
now unable to employ.
Now, friends, if we have served you
honestly, HELP US. This paper should
be taken by every Alliance member in
the state, and then every one of these
should obtain at least one outside sub.
Much anxiety is being manifested in
certain quarters as to the legal ability
of the to-be-selected independent candi
date for supreme judge. Of course
the candidate must be a lawyer. We
sometime think this is unfortunate.
Law is, or should be, the embodiment
of common sense and we sometimes
think that men of good, strong, common
horse sense would make no such boggle
with new trials, demurrer, special
pleadings, etc., etc., which enttil such
enormous cost on people and clients, as
do the special class called l'yers. The
iatricacies of law.the judicial law based
upon decisions and aot upon statutes,
and the criminal expedients of criminal
law by which thousands of bloody deeds
go unpunished, are against the common
people and against society, and soluly
in the interest of a Urge class which
prey upon both, and which contain
fewer honest men In proportion to it
members thai: any other das in tbe
cuuittry. But the u?reme Judg imt
be a lawyer.
A to lha tracsceadtnt ability re
quired for lL position, let ut se. What
thought of the auia.y of a court
that will uitndamu the speaker of the,
boust cf representative to compel j
him to perform what It claimed was j
a purely nnuier.al fnci.on, when;
tbe swtitiaution provides that "the leg-
latum t.ttlog a a jsict ecavectloD, j
shall can its the vol, and when !
flnt aU of Ut first
that constitution, compos
meoitwrt of th eoiMtituCocal coavta
tioa. provided for the preparation of
tabulated sheet for tha . of lh
Utur ' uiak.ag the official catvtt?
Watt can UtaU o! 1ft aWUy ti a
owb toal-ht batibg Ut vet t ptwtr-
sta a Uta ittebt el la evaaiita-
I ua I IfettU at (ft tbt ct.a.t o! t
e,.rar ike V.at coattatloa ea-
. IZLuTx wait dtBd:Btl.paltkB d tat 4i W U wucU ,
prUliig ttSmt, any BrtUM watt- mi,K.h Um,, . ,A ! aad At-jy v pt l.t U-attd U!t.w
tttrf WnaltUaUUtBiiltl fcfcUty tta IW !rt,,iViUl-B.Biiirrtiahi
of a cr-. vUt A Wtnt an oplti. a p,wf " 7' Mum-wi . rBJ. !
r...l...d-!...r.i ,., . Wa pub'lt twitiwtat it would be taiUt uracy under Ut .vr viaag
rruw,vii v ,j . .-, ... . .,t oi euh: j 011.1 ai ia gi.ii 11 dili is i ruM
ta4t a thttett thall tiy tBUfM that tht pi tBl4 f.lai.attw'.'! I
wJt4S It l-f.'wm, b4 -t tB
rettT-cg govt rnr shall bold over until
it weeded VI ' it I
Tea, we want ability In our tnpreine
judg. "We want a man so well versed
in law that be will not run amuck ia a
political campaign for political pur
poses, tinder covert suggestion from
corporation strikers, a did the present
court, and thus make decisions and
hand down opinions that will be a last
ting disgrace to tbe bar and the state.
But we want something more.
We wixt a MAN i A man whose
heart -beats are keeping time with the
stride of the great plaio people a man
who will net dug the judicial ermine
into the slime and filth of corporation
politics a man who, sitting in the
highest place in tbe gift of tbe people,
will not receive whispered suggestions
as to the action of his court from any
raiiroad attorney a man who would
not by bis brazen partianship compel
justice to drop her scales and wet her
niant'e with shameful tears a man
who loves equity and right and fears no
earthly or devilish power whenever
questions of right and duty are involved
a heroic, honest man who would con
tradict the world rather than surrender
a conviction a niau with a pure heart
and broad honian ' sympathies, blame
less and spotless in all the relation! of
life, who would fan tbe flame of human
love and elevate the standard of civil
virtue a man who in tbe pursuit of
duty will take his life in bis band and
serenely approach the brink of that
gulf over which no enemy can follow
him. Ah, well! we want such a man.
Let us take the nearest approach to
him we can get, and place him there
among tbe judges; and next year let us
take another, until that vile nest is
cleansed, aud the people of Nebraska
need no longer look upon their highest
court a the instrument of plutucrata
and corporation thieve.
"l'aisilisefs uudertbe tbidowof swords."
"Mso is bis own tar; '! tbe soul that can
Bi nder so uonest and perfect man,
Commands al) light, all influence, ail fate; ,
Kotbloirto him fali too early or too lute.
Our acts our aiifois are, or rxd or 111,
Our fatal Shadows tbat walk by us tttil."
r, , A BVRMSQ SUMS.
We have on a former occasion alluded
to tbe fearfully demoralizing character
of tbe daily press, as at4 present con
ducted. : It is with the utmost regret
that we state it, but it ia unquestionably
true.that if the obscene libidinous matter
to be found in the news columns of
every dally wa published in book forx
it would be excluded from the mails.
This evil has reached a point where it
l is the concern of society. The tendency,
the undoubted effect of these article
is t demoralise our youth, and to
spread and propagate the very evil de
scribed. Take for instance the white
cap outrages which originated some
years ago in an obscure section of south
ern Indiana. That the appetite for
these outrages was disseminated by the
daily tpress there is no doubt whatever.
They successively took place at points
hundred, and in tone cases thousands
of miles apart, and were caused by peo
ple imitating what they had seen de
scribed in the papers. If this is true
it is also logically true, that if these
things hail been left to the local police,
as they should have been, instead of be
ing blazoned through the press, they
would not have found imitators through
out the land.
The editors of the daily press are
publishing obscene recitals and details
of rapes and adulteries and divorce
Their excuse is that they must
not only do not further the ends of
I mcr ility and justice, but they undoubt-
( edly dissiminate immorality and pro
, mote injustice. If there is any good
end to be achieved by their publication
we would be glad to have some able
d lily editor demonstrate it. That they
do accomplish vast injury would not be
diffcult to show. Man is a being of ap
petites, good and bad, and nearly all
persons have certain tendencies which,
while they are inherent in human na
ture, belong to tbe bad part of it, and
should not be developed and cultivated,
being depraved and, brutalizing. But
the publications iu the daily press tend
directly to cultivate and develop these
human intirmities. The daily paper is
a visitor in almost every household. It
is put into (he bauds In fact It cannot
be kept put of the hands of the young
boys whom every grown man knows
have sufficient prurient tendencies,'
without any artlticial stimulation.
Worse than that, the daily papers can
not be kept out of the hands of the
young g'.vlt whose every thought should
be pure and undetiled. and of a neces
sity cannot fall to bring lfore their
winds tbe unclean descriptions which
deiile their page. We consider the
condition of aftairs in this direction
tlmplj horrible aud In the last degree
corrupting and demoralizing. At an
editor, having the purity and honor of
I. mm-j m. kuatw UA Wtt mimt U , ' tl It.
. . . . .
the fathers and mother who hold the wel
fare of the'rchlldren dearer than their
ihe. do not a.scmble in public mm -
log tfaemwUM and protest in a wanner
that will rntarce attention.
Listen to Ui fact Tbe ndHett of the
kgalature vad.ripf ! intrv to be put
mjctd largely of "u." IZl I
,,, ',.. ' .of pt.bUc morals, while it I a fact that to tl
thy art 4Ic wore ta deusera'U pb-
lb? opinion and to corrupt and destroy
tbt lime tf tbt rUlag geueratkm tSta
ail otlier ageaclet Mat-!td. We t
Kit. without fff lf Mcrd xBtrt
oUZ-wittt a) Uft'.iey it.
It U tlloa tbtt X1U WttLt l.B l Ut
luttnaBe af IB.B ub)tvt. It it lint
I thai tht prwta fc14 btfB l 4 if j 4u
I UuBdtr g.B. Un fr?p4.t;Bat t U flBfl. NB tvttttUt IVt,
The! - questioE vaieb lappeal to
men bears, aud eLlit their sympathy
a well as their sense of jmtice, will al
ways remain prominent issue until
they are settled in accordance with
those principles which all men claim to enssea at ue caomet meeting ia n
f r .!day, and tbe conclusion reached was
make their standards but which so few . . , , authorizes the coinaire
really adhere to.
Such was the slavery 1
terests were involved in it. It was en
throned in tbe constitution and an
chored in tbe traditions of the nation.
It was entrenched in the creed and
championed by the fathers of the
chnrcbe. It was fortified by law. with
the power of the country back of it. At
the same time it wa a flagrant violation
of the rirt principles of the declaration
of independence and a standing refuta
tion of tbe professions of a people who
pretended to make li!erty th? corner
stone of it temple. Hide it as they
would, talk around it, compromise it
out of sight and cover it tip with a man
tic of biblical lore, every honest Ameri
can blushed for it in his heart of hearts,
and wished and prayed that its blot
c )uld be washed from our escutcheon.
It appealed to men's consciences and
their innate sense of justice and right,
dimming their divine vision and mak
ing them feel that their patriotism was
a sham though it was really their love
of country that made them ashamed of
the blot. Thus tbe issue wa "irrepres
ible." It w as a moral issue. It would
not down, and would not be put aside,
and no tuntil it -wa settled by the
destruction of slavery did tl.e cation
draw a pure and honest breath.
There is a moral issue before tbe peo
ple of the nation to day of as great im
portance as was that of human slaver'.
It presents many of the same aspects as
did that great issue. , Stupendous fican
cial interests are involved in it. It ap
peals to men' hearts and consciences
quite as strongly as did slavery. Tbe
nation is quite as much involved in the
t upitude of it because it Is bolstered up
by law and sustained by the dogma of
vested rights. The saloon stands to-day
with open doors, inviting our boys to
perdition, absorbing the meaner gains
of our orking men, eating up the sus
tenance of sunken-eyed women and
children, tilling jails and alms-heuses,'
and often wrecking the1 talents of bud
ding manhood and the genius of mature
years. By the saloon the nation is be
ing robbed of untold millions in the
wasted energies and squandered days
of it victims. Bui far worse than that,
tbe nation i being robbed by the mor
al depravity engendered in those who
eater in to these portals cf hell. It i at
war with civilization. Let those who
doubt this go into any great city andstudy
tbe curse of it. With eyes half closed
he may there find a majority -we almost
dare to say cf the young men leading
lives unspeakably depraved, with a still
darker side to the pictnie in which the
young women' are involved that we do
not care to describe.
This is a great public question a
gi eit moral public question. It appeals
to every honest man's heart and is a re
proach to every hone: mans con
science. - It wrings the very soul of our
noble mothers, who see a hell-trap set
by society on every corner lor the de
struction of their beloved. Politicians
may ignore it conventions " may keep
silent about it; but this issue is "irrepres
sible." It will not down. It claims a
solution, and it will have a solution in
accord with the dictates of humanity,
Christianity and civilization, before the
cries of its victims cease to echo through
the aching chambers of our hearts be
fore our consciences cease to cringe be
fore the shame of It.
How long, O brothers will it bo be
fore we will begin to be honest with
ourselves and with each other?
X0 MOKE SILVER TO BE C0IXED.
In The Alliance for April 80, last,
we pointed out that under the law of
July 14, 1S5'0, no 'more silver need lie
coined after July 1 of this year, and
quoted from the la-.v to prove our posi
tion. It appears now that suca is the
interpretation of the law by Secretary
Foster, and tbat his policy will be to
coin no more standard dollars, ex:ept
the re-coinage of the trade dollar bullion,
aud subsidiary silver which is abraided
below the standard.
Such was not the intention of con
gress when it passed the law, nor wa it
tiio Interpretation of the republican press
and the geld bugs when commenting
upon it. These people claimed that
under the law tbe total amount of bul
lion authoried to be purchased by the
secretarylof the treasury, viz : 4. "MXI,-
ounces per month, would be coined and
go into the circulation. But the? knew
that th'.t wai a false Interpretation, and
that the law was spechlly and cun
ningly deigned to deceive the people
and K'p tbe coinage cf f'.lver.
We clip the following frcra the
Omaha Art of April p:
The amount whU h the treaury
U required to purchase each year undrr
tit 0 law wui abr'J tbe annual
1 the mine m use l e4
1 bow u!og wored,
oM otnj.o,,?. .or r J.h
em ll MT , ,wa0 which iiuiiu the
u of tilvi'r In Ue cuneni y to the m-
put ia tui i U..U- , to .tc.
Invite tht atlt-etk-a of out reader
the cunning tnanevr ia hi. fa ti e !
ptr i t tw A ty. w taout act
j saying . that U-t total purvhat
vr g et ttta tat currency.
A lttt anuiUrcf tht Lit tit J'il
! tviaw w tatA4.rt. tiBB. tad wt h:ig
i lit tat t.htr tit'. at t ,u, le-t.
' i. - m,. tatt both o tfct raptrt
.At ttniA., 9xr fc.t ta Vt.ftw
p ir B'tfttt '.a w rtB.
of June 29, and under the leading of A BEAUTIFUL. R AJLRCAD stniMt.
The Treasury Policy," says: (
"Tbe conservative sentiment cf tbe Cobb to be Renominated ar.3 Tren
eonntry will undoubtedly approve the Slaughtered,
decision of the administration - cot to , The B. & M. railroad does not allow
continue the coinage cf silver after:. . . . . .. .. . , Q
July 1. This matter was very fully dis- j lU employes to dnnk, which i a very
cussed at the cabinet meeting last t n- j
0f trade dollar bar into standard sliver
dollars and the recoinage of thesubsid
iary silver coin into such denominations
as shall best serve to give it circulation,
but that the question of the continued
coinage of silver dollars as heretofore
is not a practical one at present.
Tne practical meaning of the
conclusion reached by the cabinet is
that tbe silver bullion purchased under
the new law will not be coined except
to such amount as the secretary of the
treasury may deem necessary to re
deem notes outstanding, and this will
exactly conform to the terms and tbe
intent of the law. The de
cision of tbe cabinet is further evidence
that conserv ative views regarding silver
sua control in tne administration, ana
. w n.i nSWer-. T reVvS-
1 nna that th nrcirint vt pdnint !
toward the extremists. The ;
end of the present month will bring the
stoppage of silver coinage, except under
the conditions and limitations specitied
in the law of the last congress."
Thus another step in the great con
spiracy is accomplished. The truth of
what we said on April 30 last is fully
demonstrated, viz: "The silver law of
July 14 is a ennningly concocted scheme
to continue the demonetization of silver,
put a stop to its coinage and the issue
of any ci;rrencT upon it, ana at the
saiue time deceive and pacitiy the peo
ple who demand free coinage."
The paper above quoted probably
did not see the truth .at thst time, but
accepted tbe misleading statements of
the gold bugs as law and go-pel. Now,
when the conspiracy dawns upon them
in all its deformity, they will eat their
own words and accept the dictation of
Wall street as their law.
The efl'ect on the people will be differ
ent. The demand for free and un
limited coinage will grow until it will
THE EXTEhl'klSE OF THE 0XABA
We have Wore us a confidential cir
cular of the Omaha Bee, addressed to its
special cOirespoadents in each county
in Nebraska. " The Bee proposes to pub
lish at an early date a special edition,
setting forth tbe wealth, population and
resources of every county in the state.
This is the way it proposes to do it, ac
cording to the wording of its circular
(the italics are ours):
"Ask every banker in your county to
give amount of deposits in his b;!nk.
Give us the TOTAL OXLY without
mentioning any bank in your report.
Then figure the amount of money per capi
ta in cicnulation in your aunty kaked on
rortxATiosr axi deposits. 1'his iatter
Item we want by all means. Rush this
matter to this utmost." Yonrs truly
MaXAGIN'U EblTOK OK THE BtE.
Great Scott! This is Wall gtreet-re-publican-go
Id-bug single standard
tinance with a vengeance. "Figure out
the amount of money per capita based
on population and deposits." We shall ex
pect soon to see a special edition of the
Bee figuring out the number of shirts in
Omaha, based on the number of clothes
lines and a stufted census or the vol
ume of currency based cn notes, mort
gages and other evidences of debt.
That the great Bee should turn imita
tor of the little Ros-y Hammond, Mr.
Richards' fugler, is amusing. Don't
the Bee managing editor know that
Itossy "figured out" 1 73 per capita cir
culation in Dodge Co., "based on depos
its," and that he has been ridiculed by
all the papers in the state ever since?
The "managing editor" ought to know
that deposits bear no fixed scientific re
lation at-all to volume of money. The
same S100 may represent $1000 cf de
posits on the same day, or it may not
be deposited at-all, depending on the
exigencies of business, convenience of
banking, character of population, etc.,
etc. Deposits are not money, snd they
are so uncertain and variable that stu
dents of finance base no sciectiiic prin
ciples whatever upon them.
ltosey had better come home at once.
The "managing editor" will hoodoo the
state, Bee building and all, pretty soon.
a bajaseVf Jiguead.
Our friend Holden, editor of the Lib-
erty Bell, of Kearney, published a letter
from Lincoln s:gnea "Admirer, :n
which a bad case of big-head which was
partly developed in the atmosphere
of Lincoln, and partly in that of Bufalo
county, l is excellently des.rioed. . A
man who puts out a little patent sided
sheet as "tbe oniv independent paper
published !n Lincoln," aud tries to bam
boozle advertiser Into the belief that he
is an authorized representative of the
Farmers' Alliance, has an unlimited
amount of gall. But friend Holden
mutt consider hi youth an ! inexperi
ence and not ) too hard on him.
Tha tfca'rroan and secretary of the
state committee recommends that Its
'member in the diner?ct count! see
to it at coce that judicial district com
mittee are organised and rails issued
far judicial conventions. Member of
the ": committee of .a dUtrk.
thould met an 1 farm adistrincor-im'V
te. In district where it !Uw ight d
tirade ldU!al district ctaventioE can
be tiled to It he'd at th same pia t
! aa 1 tinte a tbt ttate obvb!!ob. B tt
If thit I doe it thould be f illy under
stood 1 tbt ditri tt, and the !igfe
Ifv-.ed with tbt view tt tke.r a, t.!ig in
U th vtt'.istt.
i,l. W, I'LAKt, t 'aalraiaB.
O. II. Plant, stvrttary,
Utk'fhicf I at .h 'tw a
trrrii raia . N"inthevrB
wbWb i4 grtal 4etutiB ol rrop-
er.j. i b evutry wiur.t a ttn'.u ry
! IB itegta. MaBy aii) tl ruitrea4 Ua.'
tat wsay Bt dgtt It Ut wtjt.ieg tka tarftt WfC tl lUtntin,
- BWity. J 4aea ij rta?l is;?
gooa irung. cut n is not quuc duti
ful enough to extend this inhibition to
it political strikers, which is unfortu
nate. One of these fellow whose name
we can give, got a little tleht and his
tongue as a consequence got a little
loose. He opened the meil bag and re
leased tbe cat. He did this in the strict
est confidence, in a boosy man" whis
per, and with tipsy eye squinting direct
ly at the nigger in the woodpile. He
said the railroads would help renomi
nate Cobb. They had agreed to do it.
and owed it to him. But be said the
democrats would nominate a "trusty"
man, and tbe word would be passed to
throw oft" on Cobb and elect the dem-
"Pay Tour debt, bust rour creditor,
and wiQ J01"" tfiht, all with tae same
turn of the wrist." Of course editor
Gere and the other railroad republican
are in this scheme. Bu: he was not
sharp enough to have proposed it. It
bears tbe impress of the tne Italian
hand of John M. Thurston and tbe rail
road junta at Omaha, who propose to
j keep their clutches upen the governing
power of this state by hook or by crook.
The "trusty" democrat to be proposed
and the method to put him up only
conlirm our belief as to the origi
nators of the scheme. The man
the "trusty" democrat is John M.
Woolworth. U. P. railroad attorney, of
Omaha, and he is to be named for nom
ination as a non-psr:isan candidate by
the state bar association.
This is the most delicate streke of
railroad politics that has been set up in
Nebraska for many a year. It is possi
ble that the combine will nit dare at
the last to risk the nomination of Cobb
at all, their case being so desperate
that they could not afford to lose the
few votes he would get. In that case
they would sacrifice him without
John M. Woolworth is a U. P. pet.
As his practice is worth (i5,000 a year,
he would hardly be expected to take a
place worth only 12,500 unless tbe dif
ference was made up to him. This
could easily be done by the interest that
has engineered this ingenious deal.
And the chain of railroad judicial
power would be riveted about the peo
ple' neck for another term.
BUT, il the people understand these
facts as they should, the democratic and
the republican parties combined will
not have enough votes to elect a su
The following are tbe judicial dU
triets, as arranged by tbe Twenty
1st. Richardson, Nemaha, Johnson,
i an uvv., x ttftj . -at. vvu4 9VU inw
2d. Otoe and Cass, one judge.
3d. Lancaster, three judges,
4th, Dorglas, Sarpy, Washington and
Burt, seven judges.
5th . Saunders, Seward, Butler, York
and Polk, one judge.
6th. Dodge, Colfax, Phtte, Merrick
and Nance, two judge.
7th. Saline, Fiimore, Thayer, Nuck
olls and Clay, two judges.
8th, Cuming, Stanton. Dixon, Dako
ta, Cedar and Thurston, one judge.
fth. Wayne, Madison, Antelope,
Pierce and Knox, one judge.
10th. Adams, Webster, Kearney,
Franklin, Harlan and Phelps, one
11th. Boone, Ha'J, Wheeler, Greeley,
Gariield, Loup, Valley, Howard, Hook
er, Blaine, Tboniis and Grant, two
13th. Buffalo, Dawson, Custer and
Sherman, one judge.
19th. Lincoln, Logan, Keith, Chey
enne, Deuel, Seotts.' Bluffs, Kimball,
Banner, McPherson, Arthur and Per
kins, one judge.
14th. Gosper, Furnas, Frontier, Red
Willow, Hayes, Hitchcock, Chase and
Dandy, one judge.
15th. Holt, Rock, Brown, KeyaPaha,
Cherry, Sheridan, Dawes, Sioux, Box
Butte and the unorganized territory,
A CHEEKY FQLITICAL SCUEXE,
The scheme for the consultation of all
parties to nominate a non-partisan can
didate for district judge in the tenth
district, is a slick one, very slick indeed.
But it won't work. The independent
will not b bornswoggled into support
ing any repentant railroad attorney like
John M. Raguu for district judge. "No
Won" it !n the air. Fusion! fusion
all the same, even if it i sugar-coated
with a petition to chairmen of county
conim'.ttw, Thi petition i a father
les lantling. If the independents of
the tenth district are to be sold out in
this cheeky wav. they onght to know
who doe it. Trace it paternity and
you will unearth some Hastings rail
T. .'Sfr JXIJ SIS AC -
Much It w n taldlathtpuVJcprtt
tbout Mr. M rtfhart and hi band, and
rbarg f the tuott teriout Dutur have
b- a n-a '.t aga'.utt theiu. Among th
6rg.t art tut caumg oi tea erpar-
tloo of several .rred c U, ttt ua
l.it !aterfrvat with the b an a, rla
tloatof nu,lwr of Mi. MiBhart'
oaurva, aad tat cauing tf tht int-vaity
cl ttrl ptfton. itta'.td at a gh a
kin ) We havt th ight that tht rha,--gvt
ktvt l-twa recilettiy ntadf, wita
tut die pr?f tr tidtiy OS f- C ttf
I tintoty, nad w atte g'tva thut ao
jelrvulatMB 1b Tb AtiUBi l. awiag
tai ti.r art iw ti it to tvtry ue
Mr. tN.an.eMT, aw .he a
Kag tttB.t .a tit Sundty
rtitwg ttt vboIb r-VSttKt bb4 rttal
ti'lat trtkl tart coluuia aad a
BB'I tt teB,V.'.:ti.'--Bl,Ka IBB lg
to copy and as we have not published
the charges there is no neea to ao bu.
But we will say that it is logical and
.... . m.,t
convincing, ii h scows k "
is pardonable, considering the nature
of the charges made, umy one mem
ber of Minehart's chnrcfc ever Decarae
insane, Mrs. Wedge, and Mr. Mmehart
produces the ceniiicate of two repu
table physiciati sho w'ui g tbat her insani
ty wis c-usedjby organic dissase pe
culiar to women. As to the Warfel di
vorce suit, Mr. Miaeheart appeals to
the judicial examination soon to take
place for his complete vindication. A
to the charge of secret orgies by the
band, Mr. Minehart assures us that
their meetings are as open to the pub
lic as laose of any other congregation,
and give us a cordial invitation to at
tend any time we pleased to do so.
We have met Mr. Minehart on two
occasions, and bad conversation with
him. He is a middle aged man of great
intelligence, large information and un
doubted intellectual power prepossess
ing in every way. Looking at him and
conversing with him, the charge that
be is the master of ceremonies at super
stitious orgies seem ia the highest de
gree rediculous. Remember there are
two sides to every story, and no man is
so qubily nd fiercely assailed as be
who steps out of the rut of the ortho
We give our readers this week an
other gem from the gifted pen of Mrs.
Makv Baiki Fix'ch. With pure and
holy sentiment, fine rythm, and simple
and expressive words, her little poems
are revelations, and wake memories and
dreams which all men are better for be
ing able to recalf or experience. We
hope to receive further contributions
from Mrs. Finch.
GASLIX AXD XcKEIGHA. .
We have it on the most reliable au
thority that Mr. McKeighan is not in
favor of the nomination of Mr. Gasiin
for Supreme Judge.
tW We furnish our K. of L. readers
with a new column this week entitled,
"Labor Notes," and edited by Hon.
Anson H. Bigelow, Secretary of the
State Assembly of the K. of L. Mr.
Bigelow Is a writer of experience and
ability, and we trust he will continue
tbe Note in future numbers. . What is
of interest to the farmers is of interest
to the knights, and tiee teria.
n Where were you married? If
not in Nebraska, look the matter up
and see that the law of the locality
jibe with those of 'his state. Judge
Hall has opened the biggest kind of a
divorce mill, where no fees nor lawyers
will be required.
X3T The Bee replies to our comments
on the warehouse bill by reiterating
what it has already said; but it doe this
paper up completely by alluding " to it
as "an obscure weekly newspaper pub
lished at Lincoln." Good bye, fame and
tfWben you wearily wipe your per
spiring brow, just listen at the corn
growing. Hear it? '
CF Norman Cowdin, ofThayercoun
ty, writes us that the Alliance is grow
ingin his vicinity. Thayer is one of the
strong holds of the money and railroad
ring. A leader on the people's side is
wanted there. There are many able
men among her farmers, but they are too
poor to devots time to the good work.
I2 Hon. J. H. Powers will begin a
series of fifteen or more meetings In
Iowa on Monday, July 20th, in the in
terest of the independent movement.
After that time he will be needed in
Nebraska until the end of the campaign.
Happenings in Omaha.
The state oflicers of the K, of L. were
in Omaha last week and held a meeting
in Green's hall that was a grand success.
The first part of the meeting was open,
and over six-hundred enthusiastic labor
ingmen were present to hear the speak
ing. Hon. I. D. Chamberlain addressed
them on the power of mones', with the.
assistance of a chart he explained the
great accumulation of interest. He re
ferred to Rosewater's declaration about
pauper labor in decided terms, which
was greeted with k.ng aud loud ap
plause. The Bet reporter who was pres
ent became very angry, and played the
partofacurly talking loud, interupt
ing the speaker. State Master Work
man Dech and State Secretary Bigelow
made ringing speeches that were well re
ceived, after which the ladies of local
i r.o-i v -t r . - -1. .
""""J "' v ' pussewHon
i aBj tJMed tbe e,rowJ t0 Scream
strawberries and cake.
There U considerable stir pert in po
litical circle. The old pafy politician
art trying to keep the worklngnien out
of politic by telling them that it wlU
d grace their organization to go Into
Polltl-3. Tbat politic are to cnmmt
j tbat they should hold the name "labor"
abovt Doiitic. Bat tht workl 11 ffn.it ft
xl tc . U-at politic mutt be iad.
, purt and r, "..bit Wfura wa can
j hv bonet and pur gertninnt, and
; that politic e.eaiu bread and butter,
meat and potatoet, etc. Their eye art
j sow cin and a-1 tit combined corpo-
rttioa taI their willleg tool laaaot
keep them out of pol lict.
Mi-a Lva MclH-oaM Now 5!n, rranlt
Talatht will speak la Uinr.ha, July 1th,
ta tht ty:u.
It itamutiep to fctar wait of tut
but aett 4 ulk a'ut the rvx tf
htrd fimtt, Talt tiwt Ut yar tht a
trtft UnahaB o14 say It w oa ae
cwtat of aver pr4tt.Ut-tBat oar toil
u tBti rteli bb4 thtra u ta mioii
ptop, umiiag. Th'.t year U Kitral
ticiit givtft i ta auuat of oot
em- R U dot kt turn to Bait
m ?urTd t then: tfcat uadr or pr
tat me atar y tytttta It Utur to bt
br4 timet waUr t lttt ged r rv.pt
uit ptBf QBVt
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