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THE ALLIANCE -INDEPENDENT.
DEMOCRATIC STATE CONVENTION.
J. T. M. 8 W 10 ART, Secretary f the
Nebrukt Mutual Cyclone, Tornado and Wind
Btorm Insurance Company, EDITOR. All
Insurance should be addressed to him at
If you ever see a mutual insurance
company making a great display you
may at once conclude that the members
have to pay for all and as a rule If they
were asked would object.
Large advertisements are au evidence
that the concern is a rx oney making
scheme. And further, all agents who
are working for a strictly and purely
mutual are not ashamed to tell you how
much fees they will get out of you if
thoy writo your insurance.
There are over two hundred insur
ance companies, of different kinds,
now doing business in this state and are
represented by over six thousand
agents. If all this business was done
on a strictly mutual plan it could be
done at one-tenth the present cost out
side of the actual losses.
All companies must pay its losses but
as purely mutual companies need but
little to pay expenses none of thsm are
charging a large membership fee.
Neither are they expending money by
the handful for advertising.
We will have headquarters in the
AUianco buildiog on rtate fair ground
during tho fair, and nope to see many
oi our people ana pernaps nave a meet
ing on Wednesday evening at this
' There are twenty-eight farm mutuals
now incorporated in this state, renre
sented by one hundred and fourteen
There should be one in each countv
or else there should ha one in which the
people have confidence covering the
x By the way, at our next St?.te Alli
ance tils subject may be talked up and
maae a permanent ieature of the alli
An Enterprising City.
A lull State and Electoral Ticket Nom
The democratic state convention met
at 11 o'clock in Funke's opera house,
Lincoln, and finished its labors at 6:30
p. m. .
The following is the t'eket named:
For governor, J. Sterling Morton of
For lieutenant governor, Sam Wol-
bach of Grand Island.
For secretary of state, F. M. Crow of
For auditor, P. F. O'Sullivan of
For treasurer, Andrew Beckman of
For state superintendent, J. A. Horn-
berger of Madison.
For attorney general, Matt Gering of
For commissioner of public lands and
buildings, Jacob Bigler of Chase.
For prtsidential electors, John Sher-
vin, X. Piescki, Albert Watkins, Ed
gar Howard, George II. Thomas, It. E.
Dunphy, Albert Gordon, 1. B. Golden.
Mr. Morton, who was nominated for
governor by acclamation, is a well-
known old democratic warhorse. He
is a goldbug of the strictest sect, bit
terly opposed to free coinage of silver,
and stands well with the corporations.
He Is a bitter partisan and has no sym
pathy with the independent party
With the exception of Wolbach, the
Jew clothier of Grand Island, the nom
inees are men of little notoriety.
The platform endorses the Chicago
platform, favors an elective railroad
commission, declares for a just and rea
sonable freight rate law, condemns the
pedltentiary oontract and denounces
the republicans generally.
Kearnev the "Midwn.v Citv" nf tho
plains deserves all the reputation she
has secured. The superior enterprise
of her citizens has Bushed Kaarnfiv t.n
tho front among the manufacturing
itinera oi me west.
A reporter for the Alliance Inde
pendent paid Kearney a flying visit
last week, took a whirl around the city,
saw her erep.t canal and beautiful laWs
her great cotton mill, her elegant opera
house, her various other fanrnrips and
made the acquaintance of some of her
enterprising citizeiis. lie found every
where evidences of steariv
business enterprise. The following are
s)me of the interesting notes taken:
Kearnev Hall, a lmmn Krrmi far Knfh
sexes, has been established for the pur
pose of placing a liberal education
within tho reach of all. The expenses
arts very iow ana me ouiidings are new
throughout, with steam haniin nil
The school starts Sept. 6th. with a
jHrge ana superior faculty of experi
encea teachers and DrnfAssma Tho
school is under the jurisdiction of the
tu. uev. Anson It Graves, Bishop of
the Diocese of the rlatte. Clarence A.
Murch, of Kearney, is the Supjrlntend-ent.
One of the most genial and courteous
citizens of Kearney is C. J. Burke, who
has become famous for hlsereat success
in hydraulic well work. He will bora a
wen ana guarantee to get water where
others have tried and f oiled. He also
haS the AflmnftV fn iha famnna rKi.
longe Windmills. Mr. Burke has one
oi me most comfortable and home like
residences in Kearney.
Mr. J. T. Anderson, a stroncr Tnrie
pendent, is the proprietor of the finest
and best equipped livery in town. It is
situated just cno door west of the opera
The principal farmers1 hnfp.la n iho
Beckett House, (feed barn attached,)
Geo. W. Bryant, proprietor, and the
National Hotel, John Adams, pro
prietor. Henry Dodge is the inventor of a new
and valuable harness oil which he will
soon place on the market.
Oa the whole, Kearney is a city for
Nebraska and the west to be proud of.
Grand Island, Sept. 1, 2 p. m,
Greenwood, Sept. 3, 2 p. m.
Omaha, Sept. 5. 2 p. m.
Sartoria, Sept. 6, 2. p. m.
North Bend, Sept. 8, 2 p. m.
Genoa. Sept. 9,2 p. m.
Schuyler, Sept 10, 2 p. m.
Davht City, Sept. 13, 2 p. m.
Humphrey, Sept. 15, 2 p. m.
Seward, Sept. 17, 2 p. m.
Holdrege, Sept. 19, 2 p. m. .
Trenton, bpt. 20, 2 p. m.
Imperial, Sept. 21, 2 p. m.
McCook. Sept. 22, 2 n. m.
Indianola, Sept. 22, 8 p. m.
Arapahce, Sept. 23, 2 pm.
Oxford, Sspt. 23, 8 p. m.
Alma, Sept., 24, 2 p. m.
W. J. WROUGHTOIM & CO ,
Cambridge, Furnas County, Nebraska.
Shire, Cljde, Percheron, flelgiaiij
German, and Oldenberg Coach, French Coach,
Yorkshire Coach, and Cleveland Bay Stallions.
Wc Handle More Horses Than Any Firm in KebrasKa.
We Import onr own horses thus saving the customer the middle man's profit Buyers
have the advantage of comparing ail breeds tide by side fit our stables.
We Have 40 Good Young Acclimated Horses on Hand.
Another Importation of 4Q vt! 1 arrive about October 1. We guarantee ail our horses In
every respect. We make farmers companies a specialty, having a system whereby we
can organize companies and insure absolute success.
We Will Send a Man to. Any Part of the State,
On application to assist in organizing companies. We give long time thus enabling pur
chashers to pay for horses from services. Correspondence promptly answered. Men
tion tliis paper. Address,
W. J. WROTJGHTON & CO., Cambridge, Neb.
The Arena for September presents a
rich and varied table of contents, as
will be seen from the following: "The
Future of Islam," by ,Ibn Ishak; "Old
Stock Days," by James A. Heme, with
full page portrait of Mr. Heme; "Psy
chical liesearch." by liev. M. J. Sav
age; "The Communism of Capital," by
Hon. John Davis, M. U; the third paper
in the Bacon-Shakespeare controversy,
by Edwin Reed; "Successful Treat
ment of Typhoid Fever," by Dr. C. E.
rage; "Under the Dome of the Capitol
by Hamlin Uarland; "Walt Whitman,',
by Professor Willis Boughton, Ph. I).;
"Bricks Without Straw' a story of the
modern west, by John Hudspeth; "A
Symposium on Woman's Dress Re
form," prepared under the anspicies of
the National Committee of Women of
the United States, containing papers by
may iigai. oewan, rresmeni ci me
National Council; Frances E. Russell,
chairman of the Dress Reform Commit
tee; Mrs. Jenness Miller, Mrs. Eliza
beth Smith Miller, and Frances M.
Steele. The editor writes on '.'The Men
ace of Plutocracy," and the books of
the day are critically reviewed. The
Arena should be read by thoughtful
people, especially if interested in the
new thought or the aire and the reform
I ativo impulse of the ho ar. ,
To intending purchasers of this breed T can show them as good a lot of
young stock from yearlings up, .as there is in the west.
THOROUGHLY ACCLIMATED. LAST SHIPMENT 1890.
Their breeding is from the best strains of prize winning blood in England
coupled with superior individual merit. My imported mares are superior to
any in the west; they are all safely in foal.
All My Stock Guaranteed, and All Recorded
and Imported by Myself.
Tf vnn wnnt. a TTfifWnpv Stallion. T havn as winn as vva? over irrmorted.
CoT3o and see what I have got, and if I cannot show you as good stock as any
man, will pay your expenses. Prices as low as the lowest. 44-6m
OBTAIN CHICAGO PRICES FOE ALL YOUR
SHIP YOUR WOOL ggffjg, 3
the value there is in it. Hundreds if Woel Growers have
shipped us their wool in the past and will do so again
this so.asnn. Whv nan't. von'"' And t.ho.v nrn p.nt.irftl v sit-
S-3 ifitd with the results We are almost daily in receipt
of letters from some of them ordering sacks for this season's shipment, and
thanking us for the way we have handled their shipment. Write us for our
Woo! Circular. It gives the range of the market. Our terms for handling and
other valuable information.
SUMMERS, MORRISOM & CO.,
COMMISSION MERCHANTS, 175 South Water Street Chicago.
Reference: Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago.
ALLEN ROOT, Stock Agent. Nebraska State
Fanners' Alliance. Oflice and Financial W
GEO. S. BROWN,
SHIP YOUR OWN STOCK
ALLEN ROOT AND COMPANY,
LI YE STOCK COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
South Omaha, Neb., Room 34- Exchange Building.
Before Yen Ship Send for the Market.
Refehknoes: First National Bank of Omaha: Packers National Bank, Omaha: Commercial
National Bank, Omaha; Nebraska Savingsnnd Exchange Bank, Omaha; Central City Bank, Central
Shippers can draw sight draft on us for 9() per cent of cost, bill of lading attached.
WESTFAI I nnMMISIHN Rd General Produce Merchants (legal representative
HtOITHLL UUiiiNUOOlUli UU., for Kansas' Alliance.) Special department for
hides and game. Free cold storage and special salesman for butter, egas, cheese and poultry.
Receivers and shippers of car lots of potatoes, apples, onions, hay and cabbage. Give ih a share
of your consignments. W c get the highest Hiarket price and make prompt returns. Direct all
communications and ordors to.
46if Westfai Com. Co., 423 Walnut St , Kansas City, Mo
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