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THE FARMERS ALLIANCE, LINCOLN, NEB., THURSDAY MAR. 24, 1892.
SPECIAL TEN DAYS SALE
Experience of County Officers With th
RushVille, March 13, 03.
Editor Farmers' Allianci: Some
time ago ( noticed several article in
your paper on the tree pats business. I
will here give you a brief description of
any experience of the free pass, and why
4t Is giyen to coujty officers.
And I will say right here that I have
food reisons to believe that there are a
great many more used by county offi
cer and Judges of courts than the peo
ple are aware of and willing to admit,
and that they are given as a 'bribe of
alienee it for no other reason. That
there can be no doubt as to the case in
point I will show.
The writer held the office of county
commissioner of Sheridan county. Neb.,
the last year as chairman of said board.
By glancing at the state map you will
aee that this county is traversed by the
F. E.& M. V. R. B. in tho northern part
of the county, and on which are located
three thriving towns, at all of which
towns The Pioneer Town Site Co..
have large interests, and In fact owned
the original site, and still own a large
hare of the best lots. Rushville the
county seat, where said town site com:
Eany own over 200 acres right in tne
eartof the town.
Their assessment (the railroad lots)
was extremely low last year. In fact
so much lower than ether property sit
uated farther from the malu business
portion that one of our county officer
made a complaint, and the agent of the
Town Site Co. was notified that the tax
would have to be raised.
How mark results. Thatoountv officer
tad ted a fret mis for four years. Bar
within 48 hours alter, their agent was
aotided that this county officer had hit
mu recalled, with the reprlmaivl. that
kMld hart left their tax alone.
M. F. Wxsxcwd.
CAN NOT DENY IT.
& Flatoeratle Fapar It Farea te As.
The inquiry of the census bureau In
to the ownership of American farms
and homes has developed faots that
must startle even those who have
feeen disposed to take a gloomy view
of industrial conditions, says the Chl--oago
Complete returns have not yet been
received by Mr. Porter's bureau, but
those already in Indicate pretty clear
ty what the whole will showthat
America is rapidly becoming a nation
ot landlords and tenants.
The figures of two respective dis
tricts have been officially given out
One consists of a group of ton neigh
boring counties in Kansas, a little west
of Topeka. The other embraces ten
counties in the southwestern part ot
cOhlo and Includes Cincinnati and the
, manufacturing centers of the Miami
(alley. The two districts are believed
( fairly representative ot their respec
In the ten Kansas counties there
.were found to be 18. 879 farms. Re
ports were returned from all but
about 7 per cent ot these and results
.are thus summarized by Mr. G. K.
.Holmes of the census bureau:
Kanaat Paroentaga of hind farm, 1890. 81
Eanvu Peroentaife of hired farm. 1H80. IS
Uhio Paroaatam ot hired farm, 1880 17
,Ooio FmcenUiso of bind farm. IS)
. Kansas Paroentaga owned farm , SQbjMt to
Ciii t erufUU owuad fariui aubjeot tola-
combrinrw.. , , K
Extending the percentage obtained
in the ten counties over the whole
. state of Kansas, it appears that ot ev
ery nine farms two are free of debt
three are worked by tenants and four
are occupied by owners and are sub
ject to an incumbrance of 38. percent
of their value.
In Ohio, on the basis of these re
turns, out of every eight farms four
are held free ot debt, three are worked
by tenants and one Is occupied by the
owner and is subject to ah incum
brance of 37 per oent of its value.
The returns regarding homes are
equally interesting. No less than 48
per cent ot the homes ot the Kansas
district are hired, while in the Ohio
district (Including Cincinnati) 70 per
cent ot tne bomes are hired. Kxclud
ing uincmnair, ou per cent are so
held. In Kansas 41 per cent ot the
owned homes are subject to incunv
brance and in Ohio 22 per cent ot the
bomes are mortgaged.
These remarkable figures seem to
offer a degree of justification for the
' calamity howlers," who forced the
government into making this inquiry
oyer the protests of the optimists, who
ineitd that everything was all right
and everybody prosperous.
No one can look upon the facts and
till say all is right Something is
wrong when in ten years tenant farms
Increase from thirteen to thirty-three
la each hundred farms in a new state
like Kansas; and things cannot be just
as tney sruia be when In prosperous
Ohio onl t 20 per cent of the people
own tne t mes tney live in.
' A Bias. "' .'
Old Gent (tsW-jg from the head of I
Daughter Yea, papa. :
Ob. Gent Is Harry down there yetf
Daughter Yes, papa.
Old Gent Tell him to wake me np for
tae t s'elock train as be goes oat, will yea?
C g ssw vwnu free frees.
"DARNLEY BOY" (7634) 4884.
Brown, foaled 1988. "bred by Jas.
Scott, Scotland, Imported 1888 by Frank
lams, St. Paul, Neb. Sired by the fa
mous show horse "Tullock" (18S2), dam
the royal winner 'Zenett (7810) the
greatest show Clyde mare in Scotland;
winner in 1899 of 1st at 1 armantlne nnd
also the "Challenge Cup;" 1st at Dun
dee, 1st at Aberdeen and silver medal,
and defeated the great 13,800 Darnley
tilley; -Zenett" (7810) is by the great
and only noted "Darnley" (222) and
"Darnley Boy" bas a right to wear the
Blue ribbons, has never been been de
feated in the show ring, and won the
gold medal at Aberdeen at 1 -year-old,
1st at Nebraska state lair ot law ana
1801. He is a strand, big, flashy, blocky
draft horse that is a credit to Nebraska
or any other state. Ue is a good one
from end to end.
"JAQUES COUERER" (14039) 1603s.
Black Percheron bred by Felix Mor
rul, foaled 1889, Imported by Frank
lams 1800, and sired by Due Duvlld
00232), by Confident (397), by Brilliant
(756); dam, Margot 21377, by Coco II
(7ii. ue is a winner as wen as 01s
srreat ancestors. Having won 1st in
France aud 1st at Nebraska and Kan
sas state fairs of 1890. He is a srreat.
big, smooth, toppy, flashy draft none
01 qnauty ana style, ana win oe snown
at Worlds Fair fams has more black
Percherons than all Importers of Ne
braska. Kngllah Domination In Jjtp,.
Of the Eiryp'-- with" an rabtyi
4 arun an mpij 4
EnglUh dot' "lonTm?!! P8, true merit, is always rewarded,
consul general of tho United" '5CT"l,$p.?Ts has been proven by tho firm's in-
Cairo says, in words that might aU
most apply to Ireland:
"Oh, the Egyptian pays for every
thing. The fellah, in spite ot the fact
that h lives in the richest country
under hoavea with four harvests a
yean I kept always in poverty by the
loads of taxation he carries. He even
pays a tax of 60 cents a year on the
palm tree, which gives him food and
shelter. His money .does not come
back to him in another shape like
the American tax payer 'a but it goes
to the high-salaried foreign financiers,
who collect and disburse it; to the
foreign speculator who makes a foot
ball of his country's misfortunes;
to the small army of redcoats who
stand guard over everything and
everybody English, and are billeted
on tho populace; to the foreign court
whioh dispenses what he is often com
pelled to consider Injustice.
it is tax. tax, tax, with every
mouthful he eats and every breath he
draws. Is it to be wondored at that
he is spiritless, or that he would rather
lie nil day in the sun than work for
his living, when he knows that every
penny he earns beyond the mere needs
of his body for tne moment wilt no
sooner come into one hand as wages
than it will go out ot the other as
Tilden citizens have brought suit
against the Norfolk Beet Sugar company
for 11,530, The product of thirty-eight
acres of beets was shipped to the factory
from Tilden last fall and the company
has refused to pay for them. Last year
the company not committees in towns
around Norfolk to urge farmers to plant
beets, promising them $40 per ton profit
In case the bounty should be paid the
oompany agreed to divide up with the
committee, but in ease of its repeal then
the same amount would be deducted from
the price of beets.
William Winegar, a young man with
Mormonistio tendencies, ran - away from
Lincoln with Laura Merecham and Llllie
and Minnie Lobough, girls of 15 and 18.
He also stole a neighbor's horse, bought a
prairie schooner, and when overtaken was
enjoying his new position as the head of a
harem, ten miles from the nearest town.
When brought bock the Lobough girls'
father tried to shoot Winegar, but was
prevented by the officers.
State Alliance Business Agency Can
Furnish Anything Needed on
WE QUOTl THIS WEEK
Pure flax seed, perbu tl 25
' german millet per bu 60
' timothv. per bu.... 1 50
Sweet corn, perbu 1 20
Kea clover seed, per bu 7 to uu
Blue grass seed, " 2 50
Low grade flour, per 1C0 1 85
vfooauraca " " " l w
Extra " " " " 2 20
The finest pat...." " 2 50
Sugar is higher.
C, per 100 4 to 4 50
Gran, per 100.... 4 87.
White Russian soap 8 85
Filrbanks Standard. 100 bars. ... 2 50
Horse Shoe, per box
Cal. evap. peaches. .
fcvap. b tk. berries
Bird seed, per pac ,
Gloss starch, per pac
Canned string beans, per doz. . . . 1
" 8B tomatoes, " " .... 1
" 8tb pumpkin, " " .... 1
Pall Jelly, York State
Pure White, (inblls.)...
w. w ..
Perfection, " "
HeadLtaht " " j.
All prices subject to change without
Cash with order in all cosqs.
Send for price list on machinery.
J. W. ILum.iT, St.Agt
A Representative Nebraska Firm.
On our last trip to Omaha by request
of an old friend we paid a visit to
the store cf Hayden Bros. We had been
there before on different occasions, but
never had been so impressed wilh the
magnitude of this increasing business as
at this present time. It is truly a regu
lar Bee Hive. This establishment is a
Seat benefit to the people of Nebraska,
ayden Bros, believe in patronizing
home industry, signs of which you can
see all over their store.
In their grocery you find Nebraska
tomatoes, corn, peas, &o, and Mr. Hay
den says there is no state in the Union
that can beat Nebraska on vegetables
In their harness department you find
only Omaha made harness, which Is
more durable and substantial than those
made in the east,
Harden Bros, have just added another
branch to their large business. They have
the largest lino of stoves and ranges in
the United States, their Dry Goods de
partment is the largest in Nebraska.
There is no disputing the fact when you
see the stacks after stacks
piled on the floor and boxes, that
they carry by far the largest stock of
Dry Goods of any house in the west.
Their building which is 182 foet square
and five floors, is chock-full; they car
ry an Immense stock of carpets, wall
paper and furniture; a whole floor is de
voted to clothing, bats and caps. They
do the leading boot and shoe business in
Omaha. Their mall order department
Is incraaftlnir so ranldlv that thnv are
forced to add extra help in order to get
0nt their orders. Honestv is the best of
crease in business the past few years
Hayden Bros, have been working
hard for the farmers' trade and have
made their store the leading farmers'
store in Nebraska. Whether you go there
yourself or send your mail orders your
Interest is well taken care of. They have
the largest display of general
merchandise in tho west and they
are worthy of your patronage.
A Slip or the Tons.
The Alliance Tribune wishes that
all the gold in the world was at the
bottom of the sea. A very foolish
wish. The world's money supply is
none too large as it is. and the with
drawal of the gold would largely re
duce it We Kansas people want
more money, not less. Emporia Re
public. Our friend, the ex-governor, is try
ing to pick a fuss with us. But say
now. honor bright do Kansas people
want more money? Isn't the money
supply too bigP What becomes then
of your Inpessant ranting about the
great amount of money in circulation
more than ever before, and the
magnlfloont prosperity of our people?
How can we reconcile your state
ments in such a way as to preserve
respect for your integrity P We didn't
wish the money supply in tho bottom
of the sea, did wo1 Didn't we simply,
with a little pettishness perhaps
wish the gold in the bottom of ihe
sea so that the hallucination that the
metal was a necessary base for money
might be obliterated from the public
mind? Give us a sufficient quantity
ot good, square, honest legal tender
money, independent of banking thlevs,
made out of silver, copper, tin, allum
inum or paper, which ever is cheap
est and most convenient and the dis
appearance of gold to the bottom of
the sea or elsewhere, will not disturb
our slumbers. Alliance Tribune.
The Bye and Ear
Are two most delicate and complicat
ed organs t without the eye we could
not guide onr footsteps nor observe
the beauties of nature; without the ear
we could not hear the voices of our
friends nor enjoy the sweet sounds of
music, sno one is so neipiess as tne
blind and more deserving of pity than
the deaf. Many persons lose sight or
hearing by neglect, which timely aid
mtffht prevent. Anions tne specialists
who treat those organs none have been
more successful than Dr. Dennis whose
officeis is over the First National Bank
Lincoln. Mr. C. M. Marshall who has
been in the employ ot the bis furniture
dealers, Gruetter & Co. was deaf in one
ear from which was a constant offensive
discharge for twenty-five years. The
ur. cured it entirely in one montn. Air.
Willis Short, Clerk in the Mo. Pacific
R. R. offices. Mr. George Carter, com
mission merchant. Airs, f.awara
Grouse, wife ot a steam fitter with Pern'
erine & Cooper. Mrs. Chas. Hook, fire
man on o. & M.. Mr, X. . blatteriy,
guard at the penitentiary, and dozens of
other well known Lincoln citizens have
been cured after other specialists had
failed. Dr. Dennis' is a graduate of Rush
Medical College. Chicago, the Post
Graduate Medical College, N. Y. City
and the Polyclinic Hospital, N.Y. City.
A New Song Book.
We have received a sample copy of
"Songs of Industry," words and music
by Charles S. Howe of Michigan. It is
a choice collection of songs for farmers'
alliance and Industrial and labor re
form organizations, temperance meet
ings and the home. Alliances and others
getting up entertainments will find it
valuable as the music Is new and the
words well adapted to tho inspiration
so desirable In songs of this character.
The book can bo ordered from this
office or of the author. Charles 3. Howe,
South Allen. Mich. Price 25 cents per
' copy, or 20 cents a copy by the dozen.
Wanted Blacksmith: Shop and
tools furnished if desired. For particu
lars address, John Rose,
Pure Bred Poultry.
Bro. W. J. Hickoxof Alma advertises
in this issue the celebrated Brown Leg
horn. He is an extensive and successful
breeder and can be relied on for straight
His offer of 12 chicks with a mother
to raise them is a new one to us, but is
undoubtedly an exceptionally good one.
Don't forget us in writing him.
The Nebraska Stato Fair Association
will Issue policies June 1, 1893. Any
one wishing hail Insurance at cost
should addras J. M. Sanford at Fair
field, Neb., enclosing stamp.
Give him your name, post office, sec
tion, town and range, with amount of
insurance desired. He will make out
and send proper papers and return for
your signature should you wish to be
come a member. Address,
J. M. Sankord, State Agent.
41 9t Fairfield, Neb.
F. G. Yule writes us that in Light
Brahmas he has sold everything he can
spare, and tells us that as an advertis
ing medium The Alliance cannot be
beaten. We know Mr. Yule to be a
painstaking breeder, and can say that if
you favor him with an order he will do
his utmost to please you. Elsewhere
will be seen his "ad" in which the
price of eggs has been reduced to (2
, Fat the Germans.
The first and only work ever written
on currency reform in German is "Geld"
by Robert Schilling. It is a translation
and enlargement of his "Silver question"
and sure to make converts. The retail
price is 25 cents, but it will be furnished
to reform organizations and agents at a
greatly reaucea rate, a sample copy
will be sent for 15 cents. Address
Alliance Pub. Co.,
20tf Lincoln, Neb.
You will And a complete line of gar
den, field and flower seeds at Griswold's
Seed Store, 140 South 11th.
J. W, Kdokrtok. K. T. Farkswortb.
EDGERTON & FARNSWORTH,
Attorneys and Counselors at
Roox 814 Nsw York Lin Bun.ama.
OMAHA, : i : : NEBRASKA.
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The Tocsin Is an 8-eajro. 484olumn People's
party paper, filled with tne best reform mat
ter attainable, and with the choicest news
matter generally that oan be procured. Its
Srioeia only $1 a year, or 26o per quarter,
end for free sum ole eopr. Address,
OMAHA TUCMN, Omaha, Neb.
The Handsomest lady In Lincoln re
marked te a friend the other day that she
knew Kemp's Balsam for the Throat and
Lunga was a superior remedy, as it stopped
her couth Instantly when other oouarh reme
dies had no effect whatever. So to prore this
ana convince you or hi merit, any arugin
will rive you aSamnle Bottle free. Large
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J. I. CASE
Center Crank Stationery and Traction
Send for Catalogue.
The Great Cheap Sf ore, 1211 O St.
CommenciDg Thursday morning at 9 o'clock we will inaugurate the
greatest ten day special sale ever attempted in Lincoln. These prices
are without doubt the lowest ever quoted and should attract not only
the attention of everybody in Lincoln, but all merchants and consum
ers in the state.
25 pieces French sateens, always sold
for 25c, sale price 7Jc.
15 pieces white Roods, regular 16 2-2c
grade, tney go at 7c. uneapest wmte
goods ever offered in the state.
3 bales Lawrence L. L. muslin at 41 a
yard during this sale.
2 cases Fruit of the Loom bleached
muslin only 8c.
2 cases Lonsdale muslin only ?o a
Turkey red table linen worth 80c,
only 17c a yard.
Very best table oil cloth only 15c.
Guaranteed very best grade manufac
ured. 10 pieces of cashmere worth 40c a
yard, during this sale we will offer
them at 12io. Come early as we only
have ten pieces in stock, and they are
sure to go early.
20 pieces of novelty dress goods
worth 88c, only 19o a yard.
Apron check ginghams only 5c a yard.
Our very best Scotch zephyr ging
hams worth 18 and 20c, at 10c. The
styles are splendid and all are guar
anteed fast colors.
An endless number of very best
brands of dress ginghams, regular lOo,
12lc and 15c goods, at only 81c for your
Complete line of Shantong Pongees,
at only 7c. Look as nice as any China
silk. Fast colors.
Extra help employed to wait on .the large crowd that will attend
this sale. Out of town orders must allow for postage.
THE LEADER, '
1211 O ST., LINCOLN, NEB.
THE CHEAPEST STORE IN THE STATE.
Tree Planters of Lancaster County.
I shall have at 54th and R street, one
mile east of Wyuka cemetery grounds,
East Lincoln, a full supply of apple,
cherry, plum and shade trees, small
fruits of latest varieties, evergreens and
ornamentals. 100,000 soft maple, one
and two years eld, choice for grove er
windbreaks. My stock will be ready
for sale about April 1st if weather is
favorable. I offer for sale only what is
adapted to the climate, and all stock
warranted true to name. I expect to
start a fruit nursery at above place in
the spring. Call and see my stock, or
address me at Bethany P. O.. Lancaster
county, Neb, W. F. Weight, Propr.
THRESHING MACHINE CO.
The following special bargains in our
hosiery department for this sale only.
No such figures ever quoted on stand
ard hoisery before.
80 dozen fast black seamless hose sold
for 30c, during this sale they go at 17c a
Our 40c children's Lisle thread hose
only 20c a pair, warranted fast black.
Sizes from Si to 9.
Onr 15c children's fast black hose at
Our 50 gents' Lisle thread hose at
only 25c a pair.
Our 50c fancy linen towels at only 25c .
Turkish towels only 3. 5, 7, 9. and 12c
worth double this amount.
Our 11.25 Foster kid gloves for 753.
Ladies' pure silk vests only 50c.
50c buys a good muslin night gown,
The gowns we offer during this sale
at 65c are regular 11.20 gowns and
those at 80c sold for 11.50.
40c buys a splendid muslin skirt neat
Ladiei' drawers at 25c, never sold for
less than 45c.
Ladies' drawers at 40c, worth 75c,
nicely trimmed and well sewed.
Dr. Warner's high bust health cor
sets, only 75c, slate color and full line
JOHN B. WRIGHT, Pres. T. K. SANDERS, Tice-Pres. J. H. McCLAT, Cashier.
COLUMBIA NAT'L BANK
A. 8. RAYMOND.
JOHN B. WRIGHT.
HANS. P. LAtJ.
GTJS STATES, General Agent, Branch House Lincoln. Neb.
75 sample suits for boys, sold all the
way from S3 to $3. Your choice out of
this lot for 11.15.
65 sample boys' suits sold for $3 to 15
your choice for only $1.85. These are
the very best bargains we have ever
offered in our boys' clothing depart
ment and are sure to go early.
87 youths' three piece suits, ages 12 to
19, worth from 15 to 18, your choice of
the entire lot at only (3.48. Buy your
boy's clothes now while they are cheap.
360 pairs men's
1150 to $3 a pair,
pair in the lot.
pants worth from
11 takes away any
50c will buy a gord night shirt nieely
trimmod in embroidery.
85 dozen gents' new spring ties, regu
lar $1 goods. We will offer them
during this sale only at 35c. All new
spring patterns can be found among
Another 20 dozen of those 65c corsets
fast black, to be slaughtered during
this sale at only 29c.
Rockford socks sell everywhere at
two pairs for 25c, only 6c at the Leader
during t his sale.
Embroidery at half price.
Laces at half price.
Everything at reduced prices for this
CHAS WEST. THOM AS COCHRANE.
JOHN H. McCLiT. EDWARD R. BIZKR.
FRANK L. SHELDON. T. E. SANDERS.
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