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THE ALLIANCE - INDEPENDENT.
Kem and Whitehead at Ord.
In ordes to get a crowd tho republi
cans skirmished all around over three
or four counties and brought in all the
boys they could get on free passes, still
we had a majority of the voters.
Kem met all Whitehead's arguments
with ease. Any school boy ought to
able to answer anything he aid. . I
think he should bo called light head
instead of Whitehead. Kem don't need
to pay any attention to his record. It
is all ri ghtand 'speaks for itself.
J. M. Devine at Newport.
Newport, Neb., Oct. 8, 1892.
J. M. Dovino spoke at this place last
evening to an appreciative audience.
Tho issue before the people were ably
handled. It was a surprise to many to
here such a volume of the past history
of issues that have been before the
people, flow in such eloquence, and
from such a small man. The audience
felt doubly paid. The 'meeting closed
with great applause, after which he
sold quite a number of badges for cam
paign purpoes. W, F.Bowrer.
' Kem Victorious.
Broken Bow, Neb., Oct. 10, 1892.
I see the republicans claim that
Thurston had an audience of 10,000 at
Broken Bow. Tho audience claimed
were here attending Ringling's show.
The audience Mr. Thurston spoke to
was not over 180 by actual count, and
they were mainly independents, whom
The republicans can't get a crowd
here any more.
Five thousand people came to hear
the Kem-Whitehead debate on the 8th
instant. Kem utterly demolished
Whitehead, and the republicans are
stampeded, many coming over. Kem
was carried through the streets, etc.
Each party had a street parade on
foot, and the independents were three
Count Custer county 1,000 for f the
people's ticket. Western Nebraska is
alive with enthusiasim. Kem's majori
ty will be between six and eight thou
sand in the Sixth district. We are
truly making gains here. '
-fatromze ome iVLanmacTOries.
patented October is, isso.
The Perfection Gear "Wagon,
Simplest; Short Turning, Hangs Low, Absolutely No Rattle. First Class in Every Respect.
Just the wagon for Farmers, Grocers, Milkmen in fact anybody. . ..ti
D. W. CAMP & SON, Corne,1!lS&K.;
Kem and Whitehead of Alliance.
Alliance, Neb. Oct. 7, 4892.
The joint debate between Hon. O. M.
Kem and Hon. James Whitehead took
place here yesterday. The crowd be
ing too large for the hall a "bowery"
was made wher all listened attentively
to both speeches.
Mr. Kem surprised his independent
friends by the way he fairly wiped the
ground with his opponent, and it was
plain to be seen that two-thirds of the
people gathered at this republican
stronghold were with Mr. Kem. One
hearty cheer after another went up
from the eager farmers, as they heard
Mr. Kem tear down the props that Mr.
Whitehead had placed under his argu
At the close of the discussion three
cheers for Mr. Kem was given with a
will, after which he (Mr. Kem) was
picked up bodily by the boys and car
ried about amid the shouts of his happy
friends and to the discomfort of the g.
o. p. (Greedy Old Pup.)
The outlook for the people's party up
this way is good. This being a rail
road town will probably not be carried
by our party, but the country is strongly
independent, " and will roll up a nice
majority for Van Wyck and the p. i. p.
on the 8th of November.
J. K. Sturgeon.
We received a postal note from Val-1
paraiso last week dated October 3rd.
Will the party sending same kindly
give name and address as no letter ac
companied the note.
160 acres improved land in Webster
county, all fenced, good buildings, wind
mill and 13-acre hog lot, two miles from
Rosemnt, six miles from Blue Hill.
Address, C. Lyon,
I have 44 head of horses which I will
sell at very reasonable prices. Any one
wisnmg to purchase a horse of any de
scription should'write to me at .once.
, Joe Hebert, Sidney, Neb.
Crest City Farm.
L. Banks Wilson proprietor of the
above noted stock farm is too well known
to need an extended notice. The repu
tation of this firm guarantees to the
farmers and breeders the very best
stock to be found anywhere. Their list
of prize winners includes some of the
best horses in America. See their adv.
in this paper and write for catalogue.
The Westfall Commission Company
of Kansas City have a new adv. in this
mi - i
issue, i nis nrm is tne jegai represen
tative for the Kansas State Alliance,
and will handle grain, hay, etc. for our
people guaranteeing fair treatment.
Correspond with them and mention the
Nebraska liars are not all at home
at present JThere is one in Washington,
D. C. But he lies to Nebraska people
through the medium of the Omaha Bee.
His name is Perry S. Heath.
! ' - NOTICE. . '
The Fillmore , County Alliance is
called to meet at Geneva on Saturday,
October 22nd, at 10 a. m. A full repre
sentation is requested.
Fremont Normal. -Lincoln,
Neb., Oct. 10, 1892.
It was our good fortune, while in
Fremont lately to visit the; Fremont
Normal school, and we were more than
pleased with the general order of
things and air of refinement which
seemed to prevail in every department.
That its faculty and complement of
teachers are unsurpassed is evident.
This school offers superior facilities for
securing a general education, it is
evident that no pains on the part of the
faculty, will be spared to make this the
ideal school of the state.
Its sessions continue throughout the
whole year, so that the student may
begin at any time during the year, an
obvious advantage over many others
Another featuro which we especially
noted, was its splendid facilities for
boarding and lodging its students. The
extreme neatness of the dining hall and
culinary department is noticeable.
food for TlibusuftV
I don't want to go to school," sai3
a six-year-old Boston boy the other
day. "I've been learning Cat' al
the term and I know it, , and I wan
to wait till they begin to learn The
uat.' " ihe incident carries its own
commentary on the parrot-like
methods still to be found in some of
our schools. .
VARIOUS KINDS OF TIME
Why the Watch of a Traveler Going: West
Seems to be Fast.
Turning upon its axis in the period
which we divide into twenty-four
hours, the sun appears to cross the
meridian of each place on the globe
once in that interval The moment
at which it crosses the meridian of
any place is termed 1 'local apparent
noon" at that place. This would all
be very well if the earth and sun re
mained fixed in their relative posi
tions: or if the earth, completing as
it does an annual revolution about the
sun, did so uniformly in a perfect cir
cle and that circle were in the same
plane with the motion of daily rota
tion. Then the successive intervals
between the meridian passages of tho
sun at Greenwich would all be equal
and a perfect chronometer set at 12
hours, 0 minutes, 0 seconds, when the
sun passes the meridian today, would
indicate precisely the same instant
for 'apparent noon" every day.
But the earth's path around the sun
is not a perfect circle; it is an ellipse,
and the motion in one portion of the
ellipse is more rapid than in another,
causing a slight variation in the in
tervals between the solar passages.
Again, the plans of tae earth's path
around the,, elliptic, is inclined
22J degrees to the plane of the equa
tor, in which the daily rotation takes
place, and consequently twice a year
the intervals of 'apparent noon" are
each about twenty seconds greater
and twice a year about twenty seconds
less than twenty-four hours. To ex
plain just why this result would re
quire more of an investigation into
astronomical principles than is here
contemplated, but it is so, neverthe'
less, and any text book will elucidate
the reasons. A combination of the
two effects causes the sun apparently
to slow fourteen minutes in Novem
ber. But in the course of a year the
1 1 . t m
average is preserved, and tnereiore a
'mean solar day'1 of exactly twenty
four hours is adopted in the almanacs
and is used for all purposes. This
accounts for the differences between
mean time and sun time. A regulator
keeps the former; a sun dial indicates
A few years ago every large city in
tne United btates had its own local
time, says the San Francisco Exam
iner, and this was for each place the
true mean solar time, obtained as
above indicated. Consequently, a man
traveling westward from Washington
would find his watch fast as follows:
At Chicago, 42 minutes; at Omaha,
1 hour, 16 minutes; at Denver, 1 hour,
52 minutes at Salt Lake City, 2 hours,
20 minutes, and finally at San Francis
co, 3 hours, 2 minutes, -It will readily
be recalled how much annoyance both
to trainmen and travelers was occa
sioned by all these various corrections
Within the last decade a great reform
was Inaugurated. To-day a traveler
going westward finds his watch fast
from time to time, but only the hour
hand is in error. The hour is changed
for each fifteen degrees of longitude.
Washington time is five hours slow of
Greenwich; Chicaaro, six hours; Den
ver, seven hours; and San Francisco,
eight hours. All the intermediate
cities and towns are run on one sys-
tern or the other, according to their
location in latitudo, the standard be
ing Eastern, Central, mountain and
Pacific time. All the time-pieces on
the coast are set by Pacific standard
time, which is eight hours slow of
Greenwich mean time. Therefore a
watch which is set at San Francisco
solar time by means of a corrected
sun dial is still 9 minutes, 42 seconds
slower than a Pacific standard time,
because we are that much in longitude
west of the 120th meridian, which
forms the eastern boundary of. North
ern California, and on which only is
the "Pacific time" coincident . with
"local mean time." "'; J . ;
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