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THE FA KM MIS' ALLIANCE, LINCOLN. NEH.. THURSDAY DEC. 31, 1K01.
STARVED IN THE GOLDEN CITV.
B. ttmd la Um Ooldn Htr,
Mid U its pomp aad sun,
Kor foBl oo frin to pity
Or nr blm from bl fl. ,
B aakwl mot of bM ifcbor,
Ii Korai to or crave,
Ha mmktd but tear to lalor. k
A ad found tottowl frrre.
Oh I Wboran toll tb foeliag
Ot attar grief and pain,
That through bia heart waa stealing
Whra round him cried is W
Tho children whom ha charfatlied ,
For breads could not give I
'Tba heart within him periibad J
Tba hero eaaaaj to lira.
2b thta the happy nation, '
Whara wealth and aplandor ba.
Wbera man in every station
V Haa plenty, and ia (reel ".
' 60 aay tba eons of Mammon,
; Tha pllf ring aelfiih train.
Who'd atifle tha criea of famine,
I That ring from the alum an lane'
That float on tha north wind sighing:
Of winter co'.d and grim.
From lips ot wretched dying
Of want in hovels dim;
In dens where snnlight never
Pierces the sullen gloom,
Bat fever and famine ever
Hurry the inmates' doom.
Eise from yr Heath-like 1 timber
To toilers in yonr might)
Bias in your matchlaai numbers
Till tyrants yield you right
Hicbaal McGratb in Labor WorUL
r Iat.ra.ta v. Those of the
Just bow it U the policy of certain
rgmaa supporting corporation in
terests to distort and misrepresent
facta to the end that the railway em.
ployea may combine in opposing the
political issues agitated and upheld
by tha farmers, says the Railroad
Train men's Journal, So clearly ia
this wool pulling manipulated that Id
certain parte of the country railroad
taea have already been induced to
organize themselves into clubs for the
avowed purpose ot fighting the farm
ers' interest The main argument
ajaed is. that the prosperity of railroad
corporation, ia threatened by the re
form proposed by the Alliance, and
that the wage of employes are lnflu
seed by the receipts of the employer.
This latter it obviously untrue, and
the fact that the idea is advanced by
organs which are pledged to the
support of corporation principles
should be sufficient warning to
the railroad employes. Wa?es are
adjusted by the ratio of supply and
demand of skilled labor and not by
the profits ot the employer. To make
this fact perfectly plain it is only nec
essary for the reader to oall to mind
the prosperous business firms with
which he is familiar, and compare the
rates of wages paid with those of
other less prosperous firms. He will
find that in the same city the million'
aire merchant pays the same wages as
the trembler upon tha verge of bank
ruplcy. So it is in railroad matters:
the prosperous road pays no more
than the road which is running upon
an unprofitable basis. It ia of course,
to the interest of a corporation to hire
Its help as cheaply as possible,
but the laboring man of to-day is in a
position to say to any employer.
"This is the standard rate of pay and
I will work for no less." The farmer
has no Interest in lowering the wages
of the workingman; in fact; it is for
his best interest to raise them. The
farmer is, to an extent; the producer
ot the common necessities which the
laboring man consumes. The wages
of the workingman means more prolits
to the farmer, and better facilities for
the farmer means cheaper products to
ell to the laborer. The hurder it . is
for the farmer to pay his debts the
more profit he wishes to make from his
farm products. That some of these
farm products must pass through the
hands of a manufacturer makes more
remote, but does not alter, the mutual
relations of the farmer and the laborer,
The railroad man should not be de
elved into the belief that in helping
a railroad corporation he is helping
himself. He stands in just the same
position toward political principles as
the man who handles the trowel. Ho
ia a wage-earner just as they are, and
will find that his dollar purchases no
more than theirs, though the dollar of
his incorporation is inflated to purchase
twice as much. Lot the railroad man
unite heartily with the farmer in de
manding such laws as will give his
labor the greatest purchasing power.
Forgets to Lie Sometimes.
The financial liar of the Chicago
Tribune opened his mouth and put his
foot in it on Novembor 23. Speaking
of the Russian ukase as likely to lift
the price of wheat here to a dollar for
the farmer" (over the left), he says:
The foodstuffs thus sent abroad will
have to be paid for,- and pay ineut must
be made either in gold or securities.
The people of Europe would prefer to
keep the latter on account of their
power to earn more money, but the
pressure may cause a dearness of gold
that the latter would be kept at home,
If they send us the gold it will be a
good thing for us, increasing the vol
ume of curency, thus expanding com
merce and stimulating the industrial
occupations with new life.
Now look at that? Why the liar
has been telling us all the time that
we have plenty of curreucy, and
more per capita than ever before!"
Oh! oh! Chicago Express.
An Honest Opinion.
1 Eoscoe Conklinjr, in his day, fully
appreciated the conditions and rela
tions of the two .old parties when he
said: "We have two parties in this
country, and what are they? They
have been going dowa down, until
they have almost reached the lower
depth. They represent two collossal
organic appetites "thirsty for spoils."
They are like wild beasts trying to de
vour each other. The American peo
ple are honest, intelligent and energetic-
The men who make the laws
for them do not represent them."
' The Brookhaven Leader: The man
who could attend the county Alliance
mettings all over the state and see the
large number of representative, sub
stantial farmers who compose them,
look into their i earnest, resolute
faces and hear their intelligent dis
cussions of political and financial
questions, and say the subtreasury is
a dead issue and the Alliance done for
as a political factor, might not be as
big a fool aajhompson's colt; but it
jrouldn t be worth splitting hairs ar-
Igulng that he waao L
THE EL HmOS 15 IISTUCIT.
Woman Suffrage ia the 8onth.
Mohoabtowk, Ky, Dee. 101
Editor Faunas' Atximci: The
pending efforts for reform seem to have
affected the South to a greater extent
than any former efforts.
It Is true we have not bad any severe
practical test at the polls in any South
ern stte except Kentucky, and in it
the reform (Peoples' Party) did not have
Our state convention was held in re
spose to a few unofficial calls. It met
the 20th of May and nominated a state
ticket to be voted for the ensuing August
election, which was the first Monday in
August. (At that time the only organ
ized political parties In the state were
the two old parties and the Prohibition
party. Several of our nominees declined
and their places bad to be hurriedly
filled. There were only two newspa
pers that supported our ticket. Of
course we bad no campaign fund, yet
for the office of Attorney Geneal and
for Lieut. Governor we polled over
twenty-six thousand rotes, and poiiea
more than twenty-five thousand for
Governor, which is more than was cast
in any other state this year for a state
officer on the people's ticket where both
old parties had tickets.
We made the fight here almost en
tirely on the financial issue. In fact
that is all there is of much value in our
For (he first time since the war the
election showed the Democrats did not
have a majority of the whole vote cats;
yet curvote shows that much remains
to be done before we have a majority in
My notion is that we have too much
platform. We are overloaded.
The question of suffrage belongs to
the states, hence woman suffrage should
rot be reft rred to in our National plat
form. I do not now propose to discuss
it on its merits, but will sav it may well
be doubted whether it ia right or good
policy to allow a class to enact laws or
adopt policies which they have not the
pbysicai power to eniorce. u may not
be good policy to convince or attempt
to convince the women, or men either,
that the women are being wronged by
the men, or that they will be oppressed
It ia believed by many good people
that the duties and privileges of mater
nity a id motherly care and attention to
famines, and otlice holding and voting,
cannot be well attend od to by the same
pen on. It will not be denied that wom
en are the only persons who esn dis
charge the tint named duties. But be
this as it may I think it certain that no
Sarty will ever control a state South cf
lason and Dixon's line that stands on
a platform favoring woman suffrage.
There has been so much trouble of
various kinds incident to nogro suffrage
in the South that it is absurd to expect
the Southern people to add a few more
millions of colored voters to the voting
population, which would be the result
of woman suffrage.
It seems to me to be little less lhan a
crime to load down financial and other
reforms with this suffrage question.
One great question at a time Is
enough for reformers.
If the February conference will pro
nounce for us, and if we will unload,
we will have a good if not a certain
chance to win. If I even endorsed all
of the Cincinnati platform I should still
be opposed to continuing it, because it
impracticable ana unreasonable to
expect a majority of all the people to at
once incur the risk of enacting into law
so many new and untried policies at
Conservative and thoughtful men will
not take the risks, and to such men we
must chiefly look for support.
11. L. D. Gvvri.
Does Interest Make Men Drink?
Editor op Tuk Voice: I have
watched for 40 years the light wazed
against wmsKey. wow, at tne age ol
55, and after having traveled pretty
well over the earth's surface, I am con
vinced that usury or interest on money,
is the cause of more drunkenness, crime.
sufferin, misery and unhappincs?, than
all the whiskey uistliJea.
in any country where interest eats up
the many aud favors the few, poverty
crime, and drunkenness prevail. In
those countries where tho toilers are
not robbed by the wealth-absorbers
such as Sweden, Denmark, Norway,
although liquors are distilled, and free
ly drank sobriety, honesty, virtue
prevail. The United States and Eng
land are types of the other conditions
and as the masses are more and more
depleted by the absorbing power of
high interest, they grow worse.
On referring to my books I find that
I have spent for liquors since 1805, just
$110 for whiskey and brandy, used
medicinally, aud probably $75 of that
was tax to pay interest on bonds, and
on c tpital employed in the manufacture.
On the other hand, I lind I have paid in
interest direct and indirectly the sum
of $10,0(0, besides losing by deprecia
tion caused by the contraction of cur
rency, and the consequent depreciation
of values and relative increase of in
terest, the sura of $17,950.
Mow the whiskey man did not get
this money, yet I am poor, so poor in
fact that two years ago I could not pay
my taxes and my home which 1 had
worked hard to make, with the help of
my boys for seven years, was sold to a
good temperance man for $11.00 taxes.
He now wants $500 fcr a quit claim
deed. So you see if I go to the poor
houso after a life of 41 Years of honest
and hard work, it will not bo on account
Mow is it that wouia-to-rcformers
simply skim over tho surface or try to
cut off a hair or two from the tall of
tho omniTerous beast which is eating up
Look at the lue-destroving rents in
New York. Dare you ventilate these
ideas as vou dare accuse the politicians
for ignoring the whiskey problem?
t RANK 111GEL,
Frem the New York Sun.
We find the following able letter from
a Mo. banker in the A". Y. Sua. The
Sun is so blinded by its gold-bug Wall
street proclivities that it heads the letter
Is This Banker Crazy? He Tkreatans
To the Editor or The Sun: Sir: Is
it possible that any one not a money
lender can read the proceedings of the
American Bankers' Association in New
Orleans and not be struck with the
utterselfishness, narrowness, and blind
ness of the majority of men who ex
pressed their views? Are they never
going to see until the most desperate
men who are suffering under thoir op
pression open thoir eyes with dynamite?
It is useless to answer that superior
force will be used: the existence of the
French republic, the child of the French
Revolution, proves that this cannot al
ways be depended on. Prof IlarflraJ
a id: "The railroad question in America
i, like the Irish land question. Ki
r ads are owned in the East and oper
ated in the West, just like the Irish
land is owned in England, and there Is
an effort on the part of the people who
use the property to fix the rates, in
stead of Jetting it be done by the people
who own it." This is a specimen of a
'wiM man from the East," who ignores
the fart that the railroads get their
right to run over peoples' preptrty only
by the power of the Slate, and the
State hence has a right to regulate rates;
and a man who seems not to know
that those who use the roads are com
pelled to pay three timea as much
aa ia fair, by as expedient that is known
as "water." Mr. Cos says: "The di
minished use of silver throughout Europe
has reduced its value below the anoieut
standard." Does he torget that our
silver dollar waa worth as bullion more
than a gold dollar when wo demone
tized it T Mr. Knox serves up strain his
'chestnut" so familiar to all bankers.
that the national bank system has re
duced the rate of exchange. He talks
as if the three or four billions of ex
change handled in the United States
annually were money shipped to New
York to draw against: it ia products
from the West and South and manufac
tures received ia return. As railroads
have been built and the freight on these
things fell the rate of exchange fell, of
course. And, again, Mr Knox jumps
with both feet on the corpse of State
banks of issue. When Missouri banks
were forced to retire their bills the billa
were worth 160 percent more than fed
eral currenoy per dollar: Kentucky
bills were retired at a premium over
the Federal curroncv; and lot any one
say that Mr. Coe's bank's bills were
worth any less when it was a State
bank than when it nationalized.
I do not believe that slaveholders
could have been convinced that slavery
ought to pass away except by the logic
that was used, and I am beginning to
think that avarice among moneyed men
will never give way before any milder
arguments than the one used in a
prominent financier's office in New
York the other day.
George Wilson, Banker.
Lexington, Mo., Dec. S.
Can't Get It Honestljr.
Whenever any man states publicly
that a man canno; amass a million or
ten million dollars in a lifetime and
get it honestly, some of the plutocrat
ic press are ready to jump upon him
and pronounce him a socialist or an
archist or both.
If Adam had received a salarv of
$2, 000 per month from the time of his
birth until the present 7, 000 years,
with all expenses thrown in, he would
still lack over fifty million dollars of
having as much money as John IX
Rockefeller has made off, the American
people in the last twenty years. -
flow, what do you think of that?
Two thousand dollars a month is
pretty govd pay for any kind of work.
That is nearly us much as the presi
dent of the United States gets, and
about 200 times as much as the aver
age editor and farmer gets nowadays.
Yet, if Mr. Rockefeller had been get
ting a salary ot $2,000 per month for
7. 0 JO years and all expenses paid he
would still lack $50,000,000 of being
as rich os he now ia Now, how much
has Rockefeller made per month dur
ing the past twenty yearsP Figuro it
out. Do you want conditions that
mako this possible to continue? If so,
just continuo to be a woak-kneed
Alliance man; let your party and pub
lic servants do us they please, and
you will soon bo a serf subject to the
direction of a fow Rockefellers. Pro
It filionld Re Broken.
One of the unwritton laws of both
houses of congress is that new mem
bers shall be seen, not heard, during
the first session. Imagine, if you can,
Jerry Simpson sitting in his seat for
months and keeping silence! Think
of Poffer contentedly stroking his
beard for months awaiting tho ter.
mlnat'.on of tho period that forbids
him arising and saying: "Mr. Prosi
dont, I move we now adjourn!"
Think of those mon fresh from tho
people, sitting like mummies and vot
ing like so many automatons on. groat
questions without the privilcgo of
voicing their sentiments! And why?
Simply for a rule that has . noithor
reason nor common sense to sustain it.
mfls w -
"We have more than 2,000 newspa
pers that are being read by a member
ship greater than the population of the
United States in 1776, who aro doing
valiant work for our cause. Every-
thing is hopoful and encouraging, and
when we take our bearings and com
pare notfs with four years ago itsoems
to mo that every member of our order
should bow himsolf in' the presence
of Almighty (Jod and pour out his
soul in thanksgiving for the success
we have attained and the blessed hope
that lies out boforo us. that ere long
we shall soe every vestige of section
nlism and hato forever buried, our
country once more united in fraternal
love, r.nd every man und woman a
The Home Sentinel: If you never
studied the science of government
how do you know which political
party is advocating principles of good
government? We venture the opinion
tnat if ono will inquire what aro you
reading, the answer will be, the
county paper of my political heliof.
Tho readers generally accept its teach
ings without stopping to inquire what
the editor knows about government or
what he cares about it. Such editors
generally pipe what the city editors
publish, and the city papers pipe
what the income class dictates; and
tho income class dictates what its in
terests are, regardless of tho voters'
interests, and this is the reason why
the many are dupod into voting for
politics advocatod by their local
The Toiler: In a New England
town the other day a newsboy, hardly
higher than tho platform, was run
over by a horse car and fatally hurt.
What did tho self-supporting baby of
six years do when writhing in the last
agonies of a terrible death? He
called pitoously for his mother. Why?
To shriek piteously for her breast?
That she might clasp him while the
surgeon worked? Ah, no: it was to
give her his day's earnings. 'Tve
saved 'cm, mother, " he cried; Tvo
saved 'em all. Hero they aro.
When his little, clinched, dirty hand
fell rigid it was found to contain four
WOMAN AND HER REALM
MATTERS THAT WILL BE OF IN.
TE.REST TO THE LADIES.
A Street Dree--Ti-Me and Stock
ings Havo You Cot Them A
Painty Chocolate Useful
Tights and Stockings,
'Every one knows that garters have
gone out, and girdles have come in;
but did any stop to trace the analogy
between the decadence of one and the
popularity of the other? asks the New
York Sun. It is the wearing of tights,
of course, that brings the garter into
desuetude; that is, that reduces the
number of garters worn by one-half.
If you see a awagger girl with a gold
ribbon one inch in width clasped
around ber waist you may wager
your bank account that she has its
mate clasped around her leg, just
below the Inae. What for? Oh, just
for the quaint conceit of the thing!
It is amusing to watch the pretty
girls shopping for tights. With the
perversity of things mundane, the hose
counters are presided over by men,
and it is very em harassing to have
them think you are a skirt dancer or
a ballet favorite. And so the pretty
girl gets tho tights on an order from
the country, or for a triend, or her
mother, or grandmother even. Then
she bustles borne and puts them on
her own slender extremities, throws
away her garters and harness of elas
tic straps, and in half an hour realizes
that she has never really lived before.
The lines of anxiety smooth out of her
fair brow, the shadows of care soften
from her eyes. She knows her stock
ings won't come down, and' battle,
murder, and sudden death lose their
terrors for her.
One of the most remarkable things
about a woman is the way she man
ages from little girlhood up to keep
one corner of her mind clear and do-
voted to her stocking in the midst of
the most distressing grief and anxiety.
As a child, no matter how much she
wants to beat her brother in the race,
she has to stop if her stocking comes
down. As a woman she may, in the
stress of her woe, let her hairpins fall
out, the may forget to eat or sleep,
but she never relaxes the vigilance
over her stockings. The amount of
nerve force consumed in a lifetime of
this constant, strict surveillance is
enormons. Now that the tyranny of
the garter is ended it is little wonder
that our girls are growing taller, and
that our women are stepping up
bravely into the world's high places
and winning laurels in lame s great
A Street Dress,
For ordinary street dress, the pre
ference is for a skirt with many gores
rather than for the bell skirt, which is
especially suitable to house and ele
gant dress, though it lias been worn on
the streets daring the summer. More
over, the use of a bell skirt on the
street necessitates a train, and the
best dressed women in our cities re
fuse to be chained down to such an
incumbrance in walking costume.
The skirt with six gores offers an ex
cellent model for street dress. It has
a narrow front breadth, gored on
either side, two breadths on each side,
and a narrow back breadth, gored up
the edges. A pretty way tl finish this
skirt is with a two-inch border of As
trakhan entirely around the bottom
and-half way up the three seams on
each side of the skirt. The back
breadth is held together half-way
down its length in close pleats, whence
it falls in a small fan-like sweep.
There is very little trimming on the
new skirts. Bell skirts are frequently
bordered with four and a half
inch box-pleating or niching, extend
ing across the front and side breadths,
but leaving the train plain on the
edge. Flounces put on in festoons,
as they were last eeason, or laid in
box pleats, to form Vandyke points
at the top, where they are beaded by
jetted saloons, are used on handsome
eilk and velvet skirts. In all these
cases, the trained back breadths are
left untrimmed. A popular finish for
the skirts of walking dresses is triple
rows of fur, either mink, Astrakhan,
or the more costly sable. The lowest
edge is put on the bottom of the skirt
and the other two rows are above it,
separated by spaces of two or three
inches. 1 lie width of such rows ot
fur is not above an inch or an inch
aud a half on tho pelt, though half as
wide again on the face. Helena Howe,
in Good Housekeeping.
While a nineteen or twenty-inch
Ivaist is a deformity in an adult wo
man, it may justly be doubted wheth
er the twenty-six-ine'ii waist of the
Venus de Medici is not somewhat too
large to be in proportion with the fig
ure of the average American woman.
It is characteristic ol women of the
highest types of the Indo-European
races to have wide hips and narrow
waists. In other races the hips are
narrower and the waists larger.
The American woman appears, in
consequence of her large hip measure
ment, to have a smaller waist than
she actually has. To the unskilled
masculine eye a girl with a waist of 22
or 22K inches may seem to have a
waspliko figure, when in reality her
measurement is very nearly what it
should be to satisfy the critical judg
ment of an artist or her family physi
cian. The Venus do Medici is 5 feet 5
inches in height, 20 inches about the
waist, 34 about the bust, and 44
about the hips. The women employed
as "cloak models" by most of the
great dry goods establishments in New
Yoik city are about the same height.
The measurements required of a
"model" 5 feet 5 inches in height in
One establisnment are the following:
"Waist, 23'i to 24 inches: bust, 34
to 35; hips, 45 to 47; base of skull to
waist, 16; bleep?, 11Y, to 12."
A prominent physician recently gave
the following as the correct measure
ments for a well-formed, well-devel
oped, and healthy woman of 5 feet 6
"Waist. 24 inches; bust, 33; to 34;
biceps 12 to 13; wrist UK to 5;; hips,
44 to 45: calf. 13 to 14, and ankle, 7
The doctor's "modul woman" has
smaller hips and a smaller bust, aud
about the aame waist aa the "cloak
Have You Got Thorn?
Every housewife should iuaLst upon
A step-ladder. .
A tidy husband.
Pure soft water.
Plenty of tinware.
A good cook stove.
A knife sharpener.
Hammer and nails.
Weights and measure.
Neighbors that do not gossip.
Clean, dry approaches to the house.
Flowers and time to cultivate them.
A good thermometer as well as a
Poultry fenced away from the door
yard. Fruits growing ia variety and
A prolific vegetable garden conven
ient to the kitchen. -
At least one good newspaper treat
ing upon subjects appropriate to her
A place outside the house to empty
slops, convenient alike in cold and hot
An assortment of good brooms with
screweyes in the handles and places to
An iron scraper at every outside
door, and mat with necessary instruc
A good clothes line and convenient
posts for the same, set close together
upon a grassy yard.
Easy cellar stairs, dry at the bot
tom, and means for thorough ventila
tion of the cellar and the admision of
perfect daylight when desirable.
Economy In a Family.
There is nothing which goes so far
toward placing young people beyond
the reach of poverty as economy in
the management of their domestic
It matters not whether a man fur
nish little or much for his family, if
there is a continual leakage in the
kitchen or in the parlor. It is the
husband's duty to bring into tha
house, and it is the duty of the wife
to see that nothing goes wrongfully
out of it not the least article, how
ever unimportant in itself, for it
establishes a precedent nor under
any pretence, for it opens the door for
ruin to stalk in, and he seldom leaves
an opportunity unimproved says the
New York Ledger.
The husband's interest should be
the wife's care, and her greatest am
bition should carry her no further
than his welfare or happiness, togeth
er with that of her children. This
should be her sole aim, and the the
atre of her exploits in the bosom of
her family, where she may do as much
toward making a fortune, as he can
do in the counting room or in the
It is not the money earned that
makes a man wealthy it is what he
saves from his earnings. A good and
prudent husband makes a deposit of
the fruits of his labor with his best
friend, and if that friend be not true
to him, what has he to hope? If ho
dare not place confidence in the com
panion of his bosom, where then is he
to place it?
A Dainty Chocolate.
The Rochester Democrat nnd Chron
icle tells a good story at the expense
of a society bud in that city. She
was at her first dinner party. She
was naturally a little nervous but
everything went off well, and she
soon became more at ease, and
talked rather brillantly to those
around her. The desert was being
served, and the stately colored
waiters were engaged in passing those
funny hLlle frosted cukes, which seem
indisnensible to the proper service
and deglutition of ices. They were
cakes with pink frosting. The waiter
came to where the bud sat and pre
sented them. She looted them over
and said: "I don't care for anv." The
waiter was about to pass on when
she saw what she thought was an
eclair on the side of the dish farthest
from her, "Yes, I will, too." she said,
reaching over for the eclair. "There's
one with chocolate on it." "Beg par
don miss," said the waiter, as she
tried topick the chocolate-colored cake
up "beg pardon, but that's my
thumb." And everybody laughed anil
tne young lauv spoke m monosyllables
nil the rest of the evening.
A Christmas Cake.
A pound each of sugar, butter, citron
and currants; two pounds of raisins,
seeded; one and one-half pounds of
flour, two-thirds of a cup of currant
jolly, twelve eggs, one teaspoonful
soda, the same of salt; one dash each
cayenne pepper and black pepper, and
one cupful of molasses. Divide the
flour into two parts; into one part
put one teaspoonl'ul of cinnamon; one
nutmeg, grated; one-fourth teaspoon
ful of cloves and two-thirds teaspoon
ful of allspice. Mix fruit with the
other half of flour. Cream the butter
and sugar, add the eggs, well beaten;
dissolve the soda in warm water, and
stir in the molasses. Mix all well to
gether, and put in pans lined with
buttered paper. This will make two
large loaves. Rake in moderate oven
for two hours. The result is a Christ
mas cake which will delight the heart
of a good housewife and please the
palates of those who eat it.
If the feet become frost bitten, soak
them for onehalf hour in strong solu
tion oi aium water; ana it one
application is not enough, two will be
Remove oil spots from marble by
covering them with a cream of cal
cined magnesia and benzine, and
brushing off the former after the dis
sipation of the latter.
Never bite or pass sewing silk
through tho lips, as lead poisoning has
been known to result from such a
habit, as it is soaked in acetate of
lead to make it weigh heavier.
To make a good lotion for the face
and hands, grate a fresh cocoanut and
put in a cloth and squeeze out the
milk. Then wash the face in this milk,
and rub the skin briskly for quite n
few moments, and wipe off with a soft
Tha Tt Wi rertlae Have Mihr4 tho
Depth, of Infaiar.
If you would throw a too of ipecao
into hades it would not vonr.it lorth
more treachery, hypocrisy and corrup
tion than are found among the leaders
of the two old parties. ' The Republic-'
ans have sold themselves to the pro
tected manufacturers, and the Demo
crats belong to the gold bugs of Wall
street Both parties are striving for
the same end the enslavement of the
toiling millions for the enrichment of
the favored faw; and as was conclu
sively shown in the western elections,
if it becomes necessary to overthrow
and crush the political power of the
people, these old enemies will bury
differences, combine their forces, and
unite upon and support one ticket
The Jeff arson ian Democratic (?)
movement in the Seventh Georgia dis
trict was the first outcropping ot this
feeling, says the 'Southern Alliance
Farmer, and from the empire state of
the South it has spread to the north
west In the hatred of politicians and plu
tocrats against the Alliance all past
differences arc forgotten, and enmities
of a third of a century, even fanned by
civil war, are forgotten in mutual
hatred of a struggling people. We
see Bourbons, Democrats, and Radical
Republicans clasping hands across the
chasm of sectional hate and working
hand in hand, in order to defeat the
Alliance and re-enslave the farmers.
And we also see so-called Demo
cratic (?) organs In Georgia crowing
over the victory (?) their party has
won. and exutting over the do w mall
(?) of the Alliance, and yet not one of
these papers has had the self-respect,
manhood and' fairness to expose and
condemn the unholy and ' infamous
coalitions their party has formed with
Brother Alliance men, what does
this show? Why it shows that the
Democratic press of Georgia are con-
doners of, and sympathizers with this
villainous conspiracy, and that they
would rather see the Republican party
triumph than the people! Secretly
they gloat over the degrading ends to
which their party has stooped to over
throw and discourage the Alliance
movement and if it becomes necessa
ry to defeat us they will join hands
with the Republicans in Georgia in
After reading this story of shamo
from Kansas, do you now feel a prido
in being called a Democrat? Study
C. M. LOOMIS
Hardware, Stoves and Tinware.
iHas lately moved into the Veith building epposite the Post Office,
en Call and see his line of
UniYersal Oaks and Brands Brilliant Base Burner.
He is desirous of Your Trade and will make it an object for you.
Will sell you
The Western Washer for only $4.50.
Boys Sleds and Skates; Roger Bros. Knives and i orks, Carvers and
Spoons. Come la and puy a present for your friends. Tin shop in
905 O STREET,
Mil Hals, Cans
BEATRICE, GRAND ISLAND, FALLS CITY, WEEPING WATER AND
17 ft 19 0 am
Solid, Whole Stock Kip Boots.
Name and price stamped on every
Boot Evidence of faith in the
quality of the goods.
ED. G. YATES,
112 O Street 1129.
WE HAVE GOT TO MOVE
SO WE OFFER
The Following Inducements:
Round Oaks, Cook Stoves and Base Heaters at a very low price, Washing
Machines at S4.50 each. We handle the
American Round Oak and Red Cross Stoves and Ranges.
We ask you to call and be convinced that we can sell you goods
' Cheaper than any body.
1210 O St. IP. S. WHITE,
(Suoccwor to Knise & White)
LEADER IN LOW PRICES.
that rword. and then tell us what is
the difference between the two old
parties? The Democrats have joined
forces with the Republicans to defeat
the Alliance, and lost sight of the
issuea that divided them so long. The'
truth ia that the leaders of both par
ties have become so vile and corrupt,
and are so linked together by selfish-
ness and greed, that it will take a first
class political chemist to separate
If you call that crowd of political
amalgamators ia Kansas, and the high,
kickers who brought out Dr. Felton.
Democrats in the language of Ben
HilL if we ever were a Democrat we
didn't mean to be.
The gulf that yawns between the
rich and the poor in this country, is
rapidly growing wider and deeper; the
rich are getting richer and tho poor
poorer; and tho farmers are with the
poor. In fact the time seems to be
coming fast when the rich will have it
all. and the farmers be reduced to a.
system of tenantry. We all know
this. The opponents of the subtreas
ury know it as well as the advocates
cf tha subtreasury. and aro just as
eager to obtain relief; but they do not
see relief in that direction. Is there
not then some line of action upon
which all can agree? We think there
ia Let us stop quarreling about a
mere method, and demand in a grand,
united voice, more money!
After all, that is the main thin?.
With more money, such a volume of
currency per capita, for instance; us
we had when the bulk of the debt op
pressing us was contracted, prices for
farm products would be so much bet
ter that every industrious man would
prosper. Journal of Agriculture.
The Arkansas Economist: Let our
Watchword be America for the Ameri
cans and those who are willing' to be
come such. Let us see to it that the
American eagle screams from the top
of the flag -staff, instead of the British
lion roaring at the bottom. Then we
can have prosperity and honor; then
we indeed can say with . truth that
every man can sit under his vine and
fig tree. Better that no man should
have more than forty acres of land
than that one should have a million.
Better for the country if every man
had to make his living on the farm
than that one should be supported by
tenants. Better that every man
should be equal than that one should
be able to grind his fellows.
and FbIi Goods.
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