Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The farmers' alliance. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1889-1892 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 4, 1892)
THE FA KM E ItS' ALLIANCE. UNCO I N NKR.TIII'IWIIAV. FEII. 4. 12
Tk Old-Tim Wail.
1 Am MrH.m ar patca afebr 1
nu of tanaer' AiUaaaa Mrtlu la
InM m mmWIm ssostiy of" Ue aid Mb
SHU DM bata ao acae. Broke fcl ahua
Bto feasts ara tooabM and hi pleasure
toraUil a aranfrcatoioeawttaoutBambcr
TIm oHVUaia wall.
Ttcy gather retta ald, and town, eadeflr,
Tka aaaa'a tooounte. bitter, pale;
Aarf atcnaar of epprcaUoa, pain and pity,
to earn aid wall.
Am weary OItm. Jaded la an pleasure.
Finding theeodfeas clamor breaome (alf.
Would flad'.r gtv a part of hla wld treasure
T4tettBato!4 waU. -
Hdf TtcaseldsaKcrpt. Bouadlng lowly
tram caked adlllooa la tea desert, hid.
Marring aad hle diag whu thej build slowly
Tka Pkaiaoh'i pyramid.
Am aU as Bcms. That endlsu empire' tain
tee Bated ever at d again that lama dull erf,
Aad erra Cawar'i eagle beat his pinion .
Walla it disturbed Ute tkr.
Am old a the dark area. Th lean peasant,
Ifeaawroua, patient, U1I a tlma want br
Wad ii hM tord' pasUn something leas thaa
With that unceasing cry.
It Brew la volume dowa the crowding
Unheeded ttlll and anappeaatd. It swelled,
Aad bow It pleads la pain, aid bow It rage
r still withheld.
A century ago it shrieked and elamored
Till treaibled emperor and kings grew pale;
At tateacf palace It roared and hammered,
ate eld wall.
It aat bo teal answer, tboegb II passion
Attare the face of Europe, monarcbs slew:
Bat era II sank to silence, la torn fashion,
l walling, tool
And bow la broad A merlca we hear it
Proa crowded street, from boundlea hill
ear, WeiJ Bto ye not some cause to
Thia old Urns wallf
Loader my brothers t Let us wall no longer,
Like those past sufferer whose hearts did
Wa are a wiser race, a b rarer, stronger,
Let ua not ask, but take.
Co Dire shall have no dlstreis soever,
Ho sound of anguished voice br land or sea;
Ike eld-tlme wail shall be (tilled forever
And dive (ball not be I
CHAKLOTTB PCRKIBft BTSTSOH,
OhJand,Cal., Jan-.T'. In the New Nation.
AI UDEPEKDEST CAMPAIGN lUUD
A Propotition to Saiw it, By The Alliance
The moat exciting and important po
litical battle ever fought in the west
will take place In Nebraska during the
present year, It is none too soon to
make preparation for that campaign.
state oomniittee cannot carry on
successful political campaign without
money. The only dependence the com
mittee has for money is upon personal
voluntary contributions. This is not a
safe and reliable resource, and even
when It succeeds results in putting the
burden of the fight upon a few individ
uals who are patriotic and devoted, but
often least able to bear it.
We do not beliere in assesssmonts
upon candidates or oflloials. They are
corrupting in their tendency, and un
just in their application. All the people
should contribute to needed campaign ex-
The Alliance Publishing Company
will now make a proposition for the
raising of a campaign fund whioh shall
be a burden to no one, and shall be lim
ited only by the efforts of the Indepen
dents of this state, viz:
For every new subscribes sent to
va from this time until election, ' at our
tegular price of 11.00 per year, we will
pay 20 cents to tho treasurer of the In
dependent State commlttoe, and will re
quire of the Committee vouchers show
ing the proper expenditure of the
One thousand new subscribers will
raise two hundred dollars for the cam-
1 paign fund. There are one hundred
thousand people in the state who eught
to have Tax Alliance, and who will
take it if properly approached
The Independent committeemen of
every county and precinct in the state
should take hold of this work at
The opposition to the independent
cause will be fiercer and more unscru
pulous this year than ever before. Ev
erything depends upon this fight. Elec
tors, U. S. Senator, congressman, legis
lators, are to be elected.
The Independent state committee
most have money. We show the way an
abundant supply can be obtained with
no burden to any one.
Jfoutsthe time to begin. A fund of
twenty thousand dollars can he raised by
this means mthin the next too months.
, D you believe in itf
Will you do itf
Alliance Publishing Co.
By J. Burrows, Editor,
Pernicious School Boots,
Editor Alliance: la your reply to
the monetary articles recently published
in the Century magazine, you lay stress
(and I think deservedly) on the fact that
its influence and circulation has weight
with a great many readers This reminds
me of a fact that has recently come be
fore my notice. It is simply this, our
district schools are now required to
apply all their school books, to the
cholars, and amongst them, I came
across a political eoonomy entitled
"The American Citizen, "and in its con
tents there are sections so partisan and
vcfair in their construction, that they
are a disgrace to the average intelli
gence of the readers thereof.
I will here give a sample of these vap
idities. On page 148 in the section head
ad "Popular crazes" we find these words
"Bat the popular idea may be hasty and
mistaken. This is the case of the green
back delusion when the multitudes Im
agined that the poor might be helped
to be rick, if the government would
print sufficient quantities of paper dol
lars. Again he goes on and adds, "it
I a erase when the farmer or others
think that it is a part of lha duty of the
govern met to lend money, and so tempt
every one to run Into debt." tte ae-
vo'.fe a chanter to what be is plensed to
call "Honest money," and in one of his
sections beaded A moral question" be
says, "When the government stamp a
coin, and make a legal lender," that is
good money to pay debts, the stamp U a
sort of guarantee or pledge that the
coin has as much value in in it, as it
says on its face Thus the gold eagle
ays, "I am honestly worth a fixed sum
in the markets of the world." So again
he adds, ' If the government coins silver
dollars, and puts less value into tms
coin than it puts into its gold dollars,"
the silver dollar would not tell the
truth," unless it has as much value as
the gold dollar contains. i will only
add one more illustration of this writer's
economics in a section beaded "The mo
ney of commerce" he says, "Govern
ments coin money, but the commerce
of the world fixes its value." It would
lake up too much of your valuable
space to quote any further, but I will
just give you one more sample) of his
unbluehingegotism and conceit. On page
105 under tbe caption, "What the pub
lic school should not teach,' he has this
high sounding, but very truthful com
ments. "It would be unfair, that any
teacher who is employed at tbe public
expense should urge his private opin
ion upon tre cniluren of parents who
may think differently " He (roes on and
says it would not be fair for a teacher
wno was supiortea Dy an tue people to
try to persaude the children of demo
crats to become republicans, otherwise
our publlo schools would become par
tisan. Now as a citizen of this republic and
as a member of the general community,
I protest against tbe unfair and unjust
mode of introducing such text books
into our public schools, the errors (as 1
consider them) that this author would
inculcate into the minds of our children
are partisan, bigoted and utterly unfair
and talking over his lust quoted section
they are most condemnatory.
Trusting this will meet the eyes of
some of our school boards, and make
them cautious in introducing such
works into our schools. i remain an
enemy te partisan b'gotry.
JOHN 8. AUIBEN.
Palmyra, Neb., Jan. 10, 1893.
The Alliance Money Plank.
Beatrice, Neb., Jan. 20, 1803.
J. Uikrows. Lincoln. Neb : I sea
by your paper that the State Alliance
at a moetlLg held at LIucoln, January
18, 18B3, adopted certain resolutions.
one of which was upon the money ques
tion, describing how the money should
be loaned to the people. This resolu
tion I regard as the only feasible theoiy
yet presented by the reform move up
on this question, yet I would suggest a
change by giving the postal banks
mentioned a inrcrar rirnHr. ht torn rav
cent instead of one, as they must assume
me uaouiiy oi me loans, tnat would
give them the same profits that western
bankers now receive for handling east
em capital. And as a delegato to the
convention I hope you will advocate
the thennr. Avnant nmlrtnvtkA nk.nn, T
suggest, as by such a change I believe
m wui imjiisi nuuureus oi people to tne
3ause. MnlrA t.hn nnr nanr. in thn nnv.
ernment two Instead of three, that will
maae toe cost to tbe people the same.
And in tho Pnnvflnilnn T hnna nnnv An.
mands may be reasonable and consist
ent. Tbe people's party in the great
contest for right should move cautious
and wisely, and if they do that victory
is certain. Respectfully.
J. E. Bush.
Poynter for Governor.
Eoitob Farmers' Alliance: I nm
heartily in sympathy with your editori
al of last week regarding Hon. W. A.
Poynter. In the first place he is hon
est beyond a doubt. In tho second place
he is thoroughly able. I believe, Mr.
Editor, that Hon. V. A. Poynter would
be the best man we could name for our
candidate lor governor, and if he is
nominated we can elect him. With Mr.
Povnter thnra wnul.l ha nn faotinn, i
quiet, for 1 believe every Independent
ii iuo ainie nag me most tnoroiigr. con
fidence in him. Ha la vnuntr ami
could make a vigorous and telling cam-
an. Jiunui, WO WttlH io win
this rail, and we will have to work
hard if we do. Thn cnmliinnri nnrnnro.
lions will do all In their power to de
feat any one we nominate for governor,
mm w wani to oe ready lor the tight.
With Hon. W. A. Pnvntprnsiniir louiW
we ean open up a o unpaigh of reason
uu ruuimuu souse mat even tne itoggon
and ltoeewater medicine cannot com
bat. I would liku In h
throughout the state. I have talked
wim several people who think Air.
Poynter is the most popular man in the
D. Clem Deavek.
Lancaster County farmers' Club.
The regular meeting of thn l.nttr
Countv KarniRrs' nlnh met at tho raal.
donee of Mr. and Mrs. N. T. Chambers
in btockton precinct January aist, sit
ting down to an excellent club dinner
to which all did justice. "Corn Rais-
ing" was tho subject discussed, Mr.
Beardsly, Mr. Greeuamyer, Mr. South
wick, Mr. Chambers and others taking
Mrs. Greenamver aiurgested that
farmers and their wives had better quit
wora evenings anu read.
Musln was iiirnkhnri hv Frnont ami
For the March meeting the subject
chosen is "Rotation rf Omni nm) Tama
Grasses." The February meeting will
oe noiu ai me state university the third
Thursday in the month.
Tor The Campaign,
Resolutions from Alliance No. 812.
At a regular meeting of this Alliance
Jan. 23, Chas. Nash offered the fol
lowing: Whereas, Tbere is a great nccossity
for fighting for principles, that the com
mon means r f aggression be forthcom
ing, viz. funds,
Kesolted, That the members of this
Alliance agree to help towards raising a
fund to be donated to the independent
party for use in the coming presidential
campaign. That each member feeling
the above a duty agrees to plant one
acre of his land this year and devote
the gross proceeds towards the above
The resolution was adopted and or
dered forwarded to The Fabmers'
Alliance of Lincoln, and Peoples Rights
of Seward for publication.
R. M. Robotham, Sec'y
The above is praiseworthy and all
right. But as a means for raising edu
cational and campaign funds it will not
prove anything like so efficient as the
plan we proposed in last week's Al
liance. The work that would raise and mar
ket an acre of produce would obtain 100
new subscribers for The Alliance.
This would put twenty dollars in the
fund, and carry tbe gospelas preached
in Tbe Alliance into one hundred
Endorsing the Action of our Congressmen
in the Sossiaa Appropriation Business.
The following preamble and reaolu
tions were adopted by Taylor alliaace
at the regular session held on the fourth
Saturday in January, imr.!:
Whereas, Certain corporation fed
newspapers are condemning the action
oi tbe Aebraska congressmen in voting
against the appropriation of money out
of the United States treasury to aid the
neoDle of Kussia: and
Whebeas, Congress refused to vote
money to aid tbe people of Kansas and
Nebraska when in similar circumstances
upon the ground that it was in violation
or the constitution to do so; and
Whebeas, Some of our bankers and
business men who are now so loud in
their professions of sympathy for, and
protuse In their proners or aid to the
people oi nuisia, opposed every meas
ure looklntc toward the relief of our own
people during last winter and spring;
thererore be it
Besotted, By Taylor alliance No. S45:
1st. That while we de ply svnipa-
thlse with the people of Russia in their
uofortunate condition and are willii g
to, and wui, extend every means or re
lief consistent with the demands of our
own people, we believe that charity
begins at home, and that if it was un
constitutional to vote money out of the
United States treasury to aid c:iiizeun
and taxpayers of the United States it Is
equally so to vote money out of the
same treasury to aid the people of a
2d. That if snfficieut aid is extended
to the people of Rusiia to enable them
to continue their productive industries
the commerce of the world will be
greatly augmented and the transporta
tion companies will be tbecbier gainers
thereby, and we bolicve that if the peo
ple of this country donate liberally of
their products to aid the suffering peo
ple of Russia the transportation com
panies should rurnish free transporta
tion for all articles donated and properly
consigned to Russian sufferers.
8d. That if our bankers and business
men are so much more concerned about
and interested in the welfare of a for
eign people than they were their own
people wuen in aimiiar circHmatances,
we believe that if the farmers donate
corn and other trrain or food products
they ought to be willing to advance suf
ficient money to pay all transportation
charges without burdening the public
treasury in case the transportation
companies refused to carry the same
free of charge.
4th. i bat as our present unequal
revenue system places tbe larger share
of the taxes upon those least able to
pay them, and as the revenues ciettei
thereby aro Insufficient to meet the
ordinary expenses of the government,
and as we are opposed to increasing the
alnady expensive burdens of the labor
ing classes of the United States, we
heartily approve and endorse the action
of our member of congress Hon. O.
M. Kern, in voting against the afore
6th. That a copy of these resolu
tions be furnished to The Fabmehs'
Alliance, Lincoln; the Loup Valley
Alliance, Burwbll, and the Custer County
Bencon, Broken Bow with a request that
the same be published and also that a
copy be mailed to Hon. O. M. Kem.
. A. wihsio. secretary.
Wm. Evans, President.
The Truth Comlux to Light.
It is very seldom that tho daily sub
sidized papers ever speak tho truth,
and in their editorial columns it need
nevor bo looked for. writes Hugo
Proyer in tho Plow and Hammer. IV
however, comos out occasionally in
tho local columns in a ropori ef some
Such a enso came to light in tho
Cleveland Leader, of Nov. 2H, 1891,
w here Director of Publio Charities,
Mr. Morrison of Cleveland, makes a
report in which he states that last
week tbe city bad to keep in fuel and
food 2,013 families. This number
would seem small if not analyzed.
But let us see what it shows:
The population of Cleveland is 230-
000; this divided by 5, the averngo
number to a family, gives us 46,000
families In Cleveland. Dividing 46, -000
by 2,023 shows us that ono family
out of every 23 is a pauper, kept at
publio expense. Docs this indicate
Again in tho same issue wo find a
report of Rev. Mills' meeting1, in
which it is stated by thoso who have
investigated the aTairs of which thoy
speak, that there are in Cleveland to
day 4, 000 men out of employment and
on an average now 1,600 porsons aro
obliged to sloap out of doors, having
no home to go to, or money to buy a
night's lodging. Think of it! This
statement made by minixters of Cleve
land. Yet when we humanitarians
show up a similar condition we ara
called 'calamity howlers.1
Let every reform paper copy theso
statements, and let every reform
speaker quote them. Get a copy of
tho Leader of that da to and show the
people the actual condition of society
in tho largo cities.
Good friends, get your calamity faots
and continue to howl ihem until the
preseut condition of society is changed.
Our duty to God and humanity de
mands it of us, who have a spark of
humanity loft, to do all in our power
to assist our brother maa not alone
by giving him alms, but by removing
the legislation that has brought about
this condition of socioty. Then, up
and at it again, brethren. Give no
quarter until the victory is won.
A Gem of Hare Setting;.
Our dubts stand for our invest
ments, and not our losses. They rep
resent our enterprise, and not our
misfortune; our property, and not our
poverty." This is the quotation from
the address by the Republican State
league during the late campaign that
has bocomo famous as one of tbe
greatest absurdities ever enunciated,
an impracticable theory, and so thor
oughly nonsensical that it has become
the batt of ridicule throughout tbe
state. The reform papers seized upon
it and have pounded it poked fun at
It and Jaugbod at it until tho d. o. p.
organs are ashamed to even quote it
any moro. Our speakers made sport
of it and even the neighborhood cor
respondent kicked at it And yet
irhen it made its first appearance it
was considered a gem of rare setting.
The sentiment was elegantly clothed,
but the people who are looking to the
prautical things of this life have so
thoroughly stripped that quotation of
srl sentimentalism that the poor thing
is almost naked and disowaed. It
certainly would be interesting to know
who was or is the real author of that
fern. Ho should be embalmed in his
tory. Alliance Tribune.
James Carter, a farm laborer living
near Terre Haute, was gored to death
by a boll recently.
YOUNG FOLKS' CORNER
INTERESTING READING FOR THE
Hunting; tha Kangaroo How Rob-
bla Rod After Hla Faiher
Soma Amusing Experiment
What ha Would Say
Hunting tha Kangaroo.
The term "kangaroo" which is used
generally in most of the world to de
scribe any animal that has a pouch
for carrying its young, and a long
tail, and that proceeds by jumping on
its hind legs, is of limited applicat ion
Tbe kangaroo is differentiated by
many exact particulars from bis cous
ins, the "wallaroo," the "wallaby,"
and the "paddymelon," all of which
strangely named animals appear to
the uninitiated only as smaller indi
viduals of ttie kangaroo's immediate
Kangaroos are found in all sorts of
country in the open wood, on the
plains, in the dense "scrub," and in
rocky ravines. They are variously
hunted on horseback, with qr with
out dogs, and by stalking, cither with
riHe or shotgun.
A kangaroo hunt on horseback is an
exciting and often dangerous pastime.
In timber, where it usually takes
place, it is particularly hazardous,
owing to fallen logs and low-set branch
es, which often sweep the incautious
hunter over his horse's tail and
drop him in an undignified position
on the ground behind.
Firearms are not employed in this
pursuit, and when the gameis cornerd
it is killed by a blow from tbe butt
end of a heavy riding wiiip or from a
stirrup, which is unshipped from the
saddle for, the purpose. The dogs
used in the chase are a rough breed of
large orey hounds, which have not only
the strength necessary to pursue a
flying ioangeroo for miles, but also to
attack him when brought to bay.
In addition to being timid and in
offensive by nature, the kangaroo is
poorly provided with offensive weap
ons, llis powers of biting are not
formidable, and his forepaws are so
weak as to seem almost rudimentary
members of little use. His hind legs
are muscular and strong, but are
apparently of use only to assist flight
from his enemies.
In these hind legs is found, however,
a most formidable weapon in the
shape of a long claw, as hard as steel
and sharp as a chisel as terrible to
dogs as the scythe chariots of the
ancients were to their enemies.
Ho fights pluckily when cornered,
and if he can find a stream or water
hole in which to await his foes, will
station himself waist-deep in it, and,
pushing the dogs under one by one as
they swim out to attack him, either
drown them outright or compel them
to retire for want of breath.
Against human enemies, armed only
with clubs or stirrup irons, the kan
garoo often shows himself a clever
boxer, warding off blows very dexter
ously with his fore paws, and now
and then making forward bounds,
with rapid play of bis dangerous hind
feet, which are dWlicult to avoid.
The common opinion that kanga
roos use their strong, muscular tails
as a means of propulsion in their Hy
ing leaps, whioh often cover from 20ft.
to 30t't. each, is at once seen to be
fallacious by any one who joins in a
When sitting erect in attitude of ob
servation, the tail is used as an im
portant factor in the support of the
body, and when the animal is feeding
(at which times it moves about in a
lazy, crawling gait upon all four of its
feet"), it drngs limply over the earth.
In running, however, it is curved
gracefully upward to clear thegrouud,
and never once touches it during the
kangaroo's llidit, being seen to fulfil
the ollice of a balancing pole, and pre
serving the animal's equilibrium by
shifting positions according to the
nature of the ground.
So iniportunt is the kangaroo's tail
in his rapid progress that experienced
hunters with guns aro accustomed to '
lire at the point where tins appendage
joins the body when, the tail being
disabled for its ollice ol balancing, the
animal is as effectually stopped as if
hamstrung. Hit elsewhere, except
with a nlle bullet, or at point-blank
range, the kangaroo is pretty likely to
When the early settlers entered
Australia they found the country
swarming with the marsupial tribes,
and as there was not enough pastur
age for sheep and kangaroos, a war
of extermination was waged against
the latter. They were slaughtered by
millions, until, at the present day, a
kangaroo is, in most districts, as
scarce as the buffalo in America.
Now that kangaroo leather is a
valuable commodity, tho settlers are
mourning their recklessness, and tak
ing means to preserve the animal from
How Robbie Rode After His Father.
Uobbio's father was going to the
city, and going on horseback, too.
Robbis wanted to go very much, but
it was a long way. Robbie was very
little, so he must stay at home with
mother. Ho watched his father ride
away, and he did not cry, as every
body expected be would. O, no, for a
fine plan had crept into his umall
After his father was out of sight,
Robbie looked around until lie found
his stick horse. He didn't look for
his hat, for he didn't like to wear it.
He onfy kept it on because mother
said, if he did not, he must wear a
So, in his red dress, Robbie went
trotting off through the front gate.
Nobody was on watch just then, and
Master Rob got well out of sight be
fore any one missed him,.
He had made up his nfind that he
would go with father, and expected
every moment to catch up with hiin.
The stick-horse trotted bravely
along the muddy road. Father'shorse
had cone through the mud. Robbie
could see the tracks of the hpofs, so be
would not turn aside either, but
splashed along through every mud
hole. At last the stick -horse did not trot
so merrily. He fell into a walk, for
Robbie's shoes were so heavy with
mud he could scarcely drag them out
of each miry place. His hands were
very red and cold, too. Surely he
would soon find father, so be trudged
along the muddy road. At last he did
ce ft man and on horseback, too.
Rut he wa routing toward Robie.
When at last he came up to the at irk'
bora and its tired rid?r he stoptied.
"Where are you going?" be aeked of
"I'm going after father, and he'e
gone to Richmond, said Robbie.
"Well, I wouldn't go any farther to
day," said the man. "You get np
here in front of me and we'll have a
fine ride home."
At first Robbie did not want to
turn back, but the kind neighbor per
suaded him, and took him, muddy
shoes, stick-horse, and all salely home.
Whether mother had missed Robbie
before he got back, I don't know. But
I do know she was glad the stick-horse
had not carried its little rider on any
Robbie was washed and kissed and
petted, but he never rode after father
again. Our Little Ones.
Soma Amusing Experiment.
TO SWEEP A CENT OUT OP THE HAND.
This seems a very easy trick, but if
done fairly, it is really difficult.
Open the hand naturally and place
the cent on the palm of the hand, then
ask some one to brush it out with a
After repeated efforts, it will prob
ably be suspected that the cent is
fastened in your hand in some way.
In order to prove that it is not, let
the sweeper place it on his own palm,
and he will find that it remains as im
movable there as when he tried to
sweep it from tbe hand of the other
A few persons have fat palms. The
cent may easily be swept off from
such palms, but they are not common.
TO PICK I'P AS APPLE WITH A SPOON.
It requires not a little patience to
accomplish this trick. Place a large,
round apple, stem up, on a smooth
floor; then try to take it up with a
spoon, The very effort of trying to
get the spoon under the apple starts
it rolling, to the amusement of the
onlookers. If done quickly enough,
the apple can be taken up while in mo
tion; but the proper way is to wait
until it ceases to roll, and then care
fully push the spoon far enough under
the apple to get the center of gravity
over the spoon, when there is no diffi
culty in picking it up.
TO CL'T AN APPLE WITHOUT BREAKING
Thread a needle with strong thread.
Insert the needle just under the skin
of the apple, take a stitch, and fare-
fully draw the needle and thread
through to within six or seven inches
of the end. 'Then insert the needle
again, this time in the exact hole it
was withdrawn from.
Continue the stitches in this man
ner around the apple, withdra wing the
needle the last time through the first
hole made. The thread is entirely
around the apple now, coneealed by
its skin. Take a firm hold of each
end of the thread and, holding both
of the ends well together, to prevent
tearing the skin, pull gently.
The thread cuts its way slowly
through the apple until it is in two
pieces, when the thread is withdrawn
through, the tiny hole made by the
If this trick is donecarefullyenough,
the breaks in the skin will not be dis
cernible on the closest inspection. In
deed, the only convincing pi-oof that
the apple has been cut in half, will be
to pare a narrow strip of skin where
the needle and thread have traveled,
when the apple will fall apart.
Papa Ate It All.
Coming borne to dinner and learning
that his wife was out making calls,
the head of the house notified the
servant he would have his dinner at
once and alone, presuming that his
small boy, aged 4, would dine with
his mother. The smnll boy had a
different plan, and,acting on it, climb
ed up into his high chair and waited
to be served. The father supposing
that the young man was simply keep
ing him company, gave him nothing
to eat. With a puzzled expression on
his face the boy saw the meal disap
pearsoup, meat, and vegetables his
own plate all the while empty. As
the servant brought in the desert the
boy.s anxiety greatly increased, al
though he said nothing. But when
the last morsel of cherry tart had
gone out of sight the little chap broke
down completely. Throwing himself
back in his chair, he cried to the serv
ant. "Oh, Mary, Mary, papa has
eaten the whole businessi" New York
Harold had a bad habit of crying
at bedtime, and saying he didn't want
to go to bed.
One afternoon, about four weeks be
fore Christmas, his Aunt Lizzie came
into the room where Harold was play
ing, and told him she had just been
hearing a letter from Santa Ciaus
read, and in the letter Santa Claris
said that every night about six o'clock
he heard some little boy crying and
making a great disturbance because
he didn't want to go to bed, and he
was going to try and find out who the
little boy was, because he shouldn't
bring any presents to sueh a child as
Harold hung down his head a minute
and then said, "Aunt Li7zie, you can
tell Santa Ciaus 1 was that boy, but tell
him I am not going to cry any more."
He kept his word, "and I know that
on Christmas morning he found a
Rtockingfnl of presents by his crib:-
What He Would Say.
Dick is a sunshiny boy, always good
natured and full of fun, and nearly
always ready to do his share of help
ing; but he doesn't like his nightly task
of getting kindling for the day's fires,
and is pretty sure to shifk it when he
can. One day, before Christmas,
Aunt Nell was lecturing him a little.
said she. "What would you say if he
should put a stick in your stocking?"
Dick's brown eyes twinkled. "I'd
say, "Hello! here's a piece of kindling
wood for Aunt Nell!' ' he laughed.
Aunt Nell laughed, too; how could
she help it? And Dick didn't get a
stick in his stocking; but h'e found a
bright, new hatchet, sharp enough to
cut kindlings with, hanging up beside
it. Youth's Companion.
?j P. AN0 fOREST TREES.
S Kmc J la S
"V r K. (Kaon AOM
Hrm. it Ui La tnM ftiA u.
4, OUwr sum ud rartnue la pn.
turUa. uie m nutua lar ale.
Jf Sea laeal aeaim Wunta.
iHUtatera-rwa SseeUUst, Daaate, IIIImI.
L. A BELTZER, Manager
OSCEOLA STAR ftUKSERY,
A genera) line of fruit and ornamen
tal stock. Send for our contract card.
Fair prices and honorable dealing. (32f
PLANTS AND fREES.
A full MSortnent of
FORSCT AND FRUIT TREES,
Plant Tinna mil. f k.Mt A. vr-
braeka. Special prices to Alliance societies.
rcuu l"r pn tsw ul to nottTM NUHHBR1K8.
North Bend. iHxig Co., Nebraska. Kstabllsheti
1S73. J. w. BTCVKHSOH. Prepr.
ALLIANCE THE SEED HOUSE
Pkt's2to4 cents each,
other seed cheap in
H flTTH C fresh and best quality
aa v u tJXJ, y oae gegdmg 2 cents
to pay postage and packing we will
senu sample pt t oi our seeds, special
club rates to Alliances, try us. Send
for catalogue. Alliance Seed Heuse.
81-tim Uove City, Kansas.
I (-row and BTe for sale a large stock of
Fruit and Ornamental Trees,
Grape Vines, Small Fruits, Flowring
bbrub and Forest Tre Seedlings
for Timber Claims.
I do not belour to anr syndicate or combi
nation, and my oricas are very loir. Beinva
member of tne Alliance ar this place t would
refer any ena to tbe secretary of our lodge
here Price list free. Write me in Bnirlish
or German ar d address, 31-Sm
Jefferson Co. Bower. Nebraska.
You who are in need of
Forest Trees for timlier Claims
Shrubs, Grape vines or small fruit will
save 50 per cent by buying of the Jan
Nursery grown ash, one year old, 59c
to 75c per 1000. Everything else as
cheap in proportion.
A nice book telling how to plant given
with every order. Write for price list;
Jan sen Bank, Jansen, Neb.
Harbine Bank, Fairbury, Neb.
Address Jansen Nursery,
30 8m G. B Gailbraith, Prop.
Mention this paper. Jansen, Neb.
Forest Tree Seedlings, all va
rieties; nursery grown.
A Full Line of Nursery Stock.
No Agents; Deal direct with cus
tomers, .state waat you wish and
send for prices. 84-Sm
FOREST PARK PLACE HURSERISP,
ROBT. W. FURNAS, Manager
So& Hoaaquarters lor Alli,
' i rwn. Ml in MrIm Dourha
S 3 Biue Gross St'crt. Kansas
g i Claims. EVERTTHIKG
Cataloaue Mailed FRgE.
Garden, Tree, Field and Grass Seeds,
SEED ORAINS-ONION SETS-1'LANET JR. GARDEN TOOLS.
TnUNIBULL, STREAM & ALLEN SEED CO.,
J42B-1428 St. Louis Aventig,
tSend for Our Illustrated
McBETH & KINNES0N, Garden City, Kansas.
Nebraskang arc pleased to learn that the eensus ranks their favorite state third among
the seed producing states of the Union. A full line ef these fresn and choice seeds is car
ried by 27tf DELANO BROS., Lee Park, Custer Co., Neb.
Oldest and Largest seed Growers in the State. Catalogue free on application.
Over lull.OOU l urini rn ui tell you that Salzer'sl
northern f.Mvn K.... nM, nVbT Ini- n , I aii! nnH
climes. Tiwtr unsolicited testimonials attest to yields of
". Sprlne Wheat, 64 hp. Burlev, ISO bn. Corn,
18 1 bn. Oats, 4C0 bu. l'otatacsand 5 tons liar per
. KtuufcynMiucnessisauoioniy rnro in irrowmp.
Only Seedsman in America nmkini; FA12M Seeds a
J-peelalty. Cultivate 6,000 acres. Jlnnlii .ent stocks.
Ji v' reiffnts clleap. When you sow you wsnf. to
reap. That's etern&lly riuht You can't reap bis crops
l rem poor seeds. That ymi irnivliovoelorious harvests
I otter youny Vteoroa, Proline MEEDS.
In nrrlpr tft IntrodtlCe
1 rug, jneiow,
1 Pkg. KndUh,
1 Pkte. Iettueei
1 Pke Tomato,
& Pkr. Kletxant
FmfCuta lop, con tains 4 CoIM Plate, fie.
Stamps. Catalog1 and above 9 Pkga., l?c. 1
OBTAIN . CHICAGO -. PR1CFS -. FOR -. YOUR
The way to do this is to ship yonr Butter, Poultry, Eggs, Yea
Hay, Crain. Wool. Hides. Beans, Broom Corn. Green and
Dried Fruits. Vegetables, or anything you have to us. The fact that you
may have been selling these articles at home for years, is no reason that you
should continue todo so, if you can find a better market. We make a specialty
of receiving shipments direct from FARMERS AND PRODUCERS, and
probably hare the largest trade in this way of any nous in this market. Whilst
you are looking around for the cheapest market in which to buy your goods, and
thus economizing in that way, it will certainly pav you to give seme attention to
the best and most profitable way of disposing oi your produce. We invite cor
respondence from INDIVIDUALS, ALLIANCES, CLUBS, and all orgonimtions who de
sire to ship their produce direct to this market. If requested, we will send you
free of charge our daily market report, shipping directions and such iaforaatioK
as will be of service to you, if you contemplate shipping. When so requested
proceeds for shipmeeta will be deposited to the credit of the shipper with any
wholesale house m Chicago. Let us hear fro as you. ll-3m
SuincERs, Morrison & Co.,
COMMISSION MERCHANTS 175 South Water St., CHICAGO,
Baferenoe: H atropolltaa Natlanal Bank, Chicago.
BEST $150 AND Si oo PER OAT
HOUSE IN THE CITY.
E. JENNINGS, Pieprieter.
Cor 9th & Harney, Omaha, Neb.
W. C. T. U.
138 S 12th St, Lincoln.
First clasa table and attendance.
Lunches at all hours, SOU
THE BOSS SPRAYER
A new and complete spreyiua; outfit for
orchard and vineyard MSe. Also invaluable
for aardens and ail kinds ef vegetables.
. Write for information about the destruc
tion oi i he appie worm. Addreea
BOX 25 CV KTIS 4 H CBBKLL.
83 4t Llticolen. Neb.
EGGS FOR HATCHING
S. C. White Leghorns and Barred Plym
Took first premium at last State Fair on
above varieties of fowls. Em $2.00 per IS
from prize winners only. SMITH BROS..
3at I Lincoln. Neb.
EGGS FOR SALE.
Orders for egg now booked for batobiof
from the famous
Birred Plymouth Rock
S. C. White Leghorns.
tl.SO per 13. $2.50 per SA. Stock for sale
alter October 1.1H93. 33tf
E. S. Jennings, Box 1008, Lincoln, Neb.
C0BNISH INDIA GAMES
MARKET AND FARM FOWLS.
Eg-ps $3.00 per 13. Send for circular.
ai6N.3:!dSt. L. P. HA KRIS,
34 3m Lincoln, Neb.
THE PERKINS WIND MILL.
I the Lightest Running
Wind Mill now Made.
BUY IT I TRY IT I
After 31 years ef suoeesa In the uniiti,.
tare of Wind Mills, we have lately made a
complete change In our mill, all parta being
built stronger and better proportioned and a
self lubricant bushing placed In all boxes to
savo the purchaser from olimbing high tow
ers to oi lit. The lame principal of self gov
erning retained. Every part of tbe Mill, fut
ly WARRANTED, and wiU run without mak
ing a noise.
The reputation gained by the Perkia Mil
in the past has Induced some unscrupulous
persons to imitate tht mill and even to take
our name and apply it to an lnferiormill Be
noi aeceiven. none genuine unless stamped
as below. We manufacture both numninr
and geared mills, tanks pumps etc,, and gen
era. Wind Mill supplies. Good Agents want
ed. Bend for catalogue and prices. 41-6m
1'IMHISS, W1AU AULL AX CO., .
Mention Farmers' Aixianob.
CHEW aid SMOKE Ullaled
NATURAL LEAF TOBACCO
JIEBI1VET1IKK A ( O.. 1arkville.
.aw mi sr -i-i ? iKEMrvtrh
KANSAS SED HOUSE, Lawrence, Kan.
Japan and Bs)erstU!Clov-r, JcrnsalcniandKamr
Oane and Millet Semi; Johnson, Bennuda.und Tex.
Stock Melons. Tre Seeds for Nurseries and Timber
tuk srrn K imp.
F. BAlii J. !.); A CO., Lawrence Ean.
KANSAS CITY, MO.
ni tir nnmte
Catalogue FREK. DLUE UHAd)
(Alfalfa Quart this yeaa'e growth. In car lots or less
MUClHd OCeil, BiBck Hulless Barlev. Spring Wheat.
Flax, Millet and Cane Teens. Kaffir, Rice, Milo Maize
JeruRale Torn and Onion Seta.
FOR 8 CTS.
I'll mall 10 Rum
ples Farm Sccdfc
Gc Catalog and
10 eamplcBa 18c
111V (mlentlid NORTIIER'S
In no Catalog In
Powered by Open ONI