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MAY 1 J, 1893.
Til ME WAKING UP.
Oitiien' Industrial AllUncs of Western
Peasfjhanh Ietnes a Circular.
WAJTT A 4tk OF JULY CONFERENCE.
Organized Capital is Seeking to Destroy
Organized Labor. Laboring Men
Must Stand or Fall Together.
A Strong Appeal.
The Citizens' Industrial Alliance of
Pennsylvania at a recent meeting at
Pittdburg issued the following circular
to the laboring men of the country.
Gentlemen We, the officers Dd
ccembert of the Citizens' Industrial alli
ance of western Pennsylvania, coraoosed
of delegates from all labor organization?,
Independent and social clubs Knights of
Labor, etc., declare that the late action of
the court as affecting the P.rotherbood of
Locomotive Engineer, Switchmen's un
ion, the labor organizations of New Or
leans, the clothing cutters of New York,
the tyranny manifested in the trial of
the Homestead men and tbe subserviency
of the militia to the Interests of the cap
italist, warn us of an approaching crisis
In the history of America that will deter
mine whether the man that earns his liv
ing by "the sweat of bis face" shalt pos
wBS the Inherent right of personal liberty
or the bonduge of the slave. The
gradual usurpation of tbe func
tions of government by the capitalistic
claaies has been so imperceptible and
systematic that the great industrial classes
ombraclng every avenue of productive
enterprise, have failed to realize their
true condition until their subjugation was
almost com pletek We can now well un
derstand the deep laid scheme
of the monopolist. To encourage tbe
formation of labor organizations was
their first step, and while the working
men were honestly combining for the
purpose by increasing the efficiency of
their members, the capitalists were busy
attending political conventions, dictating
Dominations of men who were but ngents
In their employ, formulating laws to be
passed in their interest, influencing the
appointment or election of judges who are
but corporate tools and culminating their
treasonable plan by officering the militia
largely with a class of men wholly sub
servient to their slightest demands.
They have no further use for labor or
ganizations now. Entnroned behlud the
rinkerton and the militia, and hidden
beneath the gowns of the judiciary
that construe the laws framed in their
Interest, they tear oil the mask and inso
lently say to the Industrial classes, "you
have no rights that we respect." The at
tack that is now being made on your or
ganizations is nn attack on organized la
bor of all vocations. When your organi
zations are rendered harmlefs others will
.be assaulted until it will be destroyed,
and the employe will become as the litis
"elan serf. Brothers, the Citizens' la
dustrlal Alliance is composed of delegates
from local unions o! nearly all classes of
labor, who are banded together for po
litical purposes. We believe the only
way to recover our lost Industrial liber
ties is by the industrial classes combining
together for Independent political action,
and support only such men and measures
as will change the present conditions to
those which will permit us t3 enjoy tha
'wealth we create. We believe that the
railroad employe, the farmer, the me
chanic, the miner and all wageworkers
are the architects of of all that is virtuous
in society and grand and glorious in the
fabric of governments. By their indus
try and ingenuity the crude materials of
nature are formed for the use of man; by
their bravery and patriotism they defend
the homes and Institutions they have
reared against their enemies. We find,
permeating every element of society and
government, the most insi Jluous foe that
bas worked the destruction of every na
tion that has ceased to make history.
Unequal laws have ever been more
fruitful of oppression than standing ar
mlea. Unjust laws are framed for tbe
jmrposeof evoking the power of armed
Xorcea to enforce them. One of the most
Vital economic questions presented Unlay
for the American people to solve is
whether the railroads, tbe telegraph and
telephwe aytteuis shall own the people,
or the people shall own them. We be
lieve that If the goveramentcan take poe
eaalon of a railroad ryttem through a re
elver, and In a few months pay off lu
debts and put It on , a paying basis, ' It
conclusive evidence that It could own and
porattt;ta the best Interests ot the
DrottMrt, bad laws tuuat be repealed
and corrupt JuJijm displaced. It la our
only hope of future peace, proaperlty
and aapploo. Are we teady la use ev
rf effort to cooperate with all Industrial
rgauUaUi! and tta wganlitd labor of
all clae ot America la the formation of
a poll thai u.loo Uiat will ruir k
In tha people a government la keeping
with the spirit of out declaration uf lnJ
pKsvWnc? Brother, we a you to Join
ua la a call for the lndiMtrUl c-mh to
Meet la convention la the rlty f Chicago
on ta fuarUt day of July, lather to
formulate demand at a beats ff a ret
tuaaent political uulou lot the better ro-
treftan of tl Indu'trUl cIaMt of Amer
let. WlIUaK II. IE,
JL It. Fkt,
S. N. McCaRTBT,
CO MM I NTS.
The organized farmers of the west
and south should hall this sign of awak
ening in the east with joy. No doubt
the ideas of these men as to the best
mode of procedure are crude. So were
the ideae of the farmers two years ago.
It should be remembered that the
laboring men of the east know almost
nothing of the great populist movement
of the west and south.
The first thought of an enthusiastic
populist would naturally be that It Is
nonsense for these men to talk about
starting an independent political orga
nization, when the populist party is
already in the field. But a moment's
thought will show that these eastern fel
lows are just waking from their lethargy
just getting their eyes open, and they
are doing just what the organized farm
ers did two years before them: pro
posing to get together and talk over
what they had best do about it.
Tbe sentiments expressed In this
circular Indicate that the people's party
has nothing to fear and every thing to
hope from such a move. If this circular
should result in a great industrial con
fcreDce at Chicago, it certainly will re
sult in bringing into the ranics of the
People's party a great host of men
who now scarcely recognize its exist
TIIK INDUSTRIAL LEGION.
la To lie Made the Successor to the
Some two years ago a number of po
litical reformers, mostly in Kansas,
undertook to organize a political so
ciety under the name of the "Citizens'
Industrial Alliance." Their idea was
to do for the people generally what the
Farmers' Alliance had for the agri
cultural classes, namely, to organize
and educate them. While the motive
was good and tbe plan seemed excel
lent, the effort was not generally suc
cessful. The organization gained some
foothold in a number of states, but it
never gained that strength and per
manency which alone could make it a
The Industrial Legion was organized
a few months ago with objects and
plans substantially the same as those
of the N. C. I. A. That the work aimed
to bo done can be better accomplished
by one great organization than by two
rival societies must be evident. This
fact Is recognized by the loading work
ers in the older organization and thev
are showing a meat commendable spirit
in the move which the following letter
Washington, D. C.April 30th, '93.
MR. J. 11. TllRNlR. arliilt.nnt iranoitol
National Industrial Legion. Dear Sir
and Hrothnr: t'cnill
struggle in the interestof the indus
trial classes of last fail it was of course
Impossible for the ovor-burdened people
to give either time or thought to aught
else than the Dressing work of thn mm.
palgn. Uy common consent all work
for the future in the wav of
tion was dropped for the time being.
There was doubtless nn ht.ti.i. in.
strumentality for carrying forward the
work of reform than the National Citi
zens' AlliutlKP. Tt WHS tlio nllirirtan nf
- - - " ...v I'V'JVJ vA
the officers of that organization to un
dertake on a large and comprehensive
scale the enlargement of the order. It
was designed to push the work of sys
tematic and thorough education in eco
nomics hv mnftna nt mull ! .. .i
courses of lectures and the use of pro
gressive lesson papers prepared by the
best teachers and thinkers in the coun
try. The COmDOSltlOn and r-mrinllatlrm
of these papers were already arranged
for, but owing to the fact that the Na
tional President. Noah Alton no
called UDon to servn hi a atata In an m.
cial capacity and the duties of that
office, together with the peculiar and
unprecedented stress of the situation
in Kansas.absorbed his time and energy
be was unable to give the requisite at
tention to the N. C. I. A. In like man
ner my own time and thought were
concentrated upon the situation in my
own beloved state. It thus became es
sential that other persons possessing
tho leisure and better fanlHt.i
much needed service to the cause of re
form should step forward and under
take the service. It w as doomed best
by them to start afresh in the matter
of organization and the Industrial Le
gion thus became the legitimate suc
cessor of the Industrial Allianoe.
I have held much correspondence re
lating to tbe new organization and am
pleased and greatly encouraged to note
1U sulendla growtn. 1 hope in the not
far future to see my cherished plans for
ysiematlo atudy carried forward by the
Annie L Duma,
Nafl See'y N, C. I. A.
Lawyer for Bale or Trade,
Permit me to announce through the
columns of your valuable paper that we
have la stock for sale or trade four
halt baked republican attorneys-at-law
and one democrat which weoffor even
up for one good able ladependent at
torney. And ahould the lattof's friends
kick we will give boot by pledging our
aelve to elect inch an Independent to
the office it county attorney on the Ural
ballot. Ttuia blof pmuim will not
deacrlttti stock la question this time
and prohftblv not at all union parties
dealrv full tUucrtptloa which van be
glen la lh tt of atyla on ahoti
IVr further Information addrtaa
L W. Cioi)i vai,
KUU paper plea etpy
Illpana Tabulua tUl digeatlon;
wnwtott a sour atotaach; cur , liver
CKXEUAL WKAVKIfS IDK..
He I'rojKMws to Found a School fjr
roll! leal Education of Citizen
General Weaver has issued a circu
lar from which the following is an ex
tract Whether or not the scheme is
feasible, the great need of some such
work cannot be disputed:
"Every patriotic citizen whose mind
is awake U the necessity of economic
reform in the United States is pain
fully aware of the great lack of means
through which to reach the minds of
tbe people. They realize that the ad
versaries of human liberty those who
would rob hnd enslave the world are
full handed and have the attention and
control of the masses of the people.
They control tbe best trained intel
fects and most of the colleges and uni
versities of the country. So great is
the power of this state craft that a half
dozen of them thrust into power can
battle a majority of a legislative body
whhh is really bent on honestly serv
ing the people. Hence the over shad
owing necessity for general, thorough
and correct instruction of the great
body of the people upon economic ques
tions and the grave duties of cittzet
ship must be apparent to all.
"In view ot the gravity of the situa
tion I make tbe following proposition:
There shall be established at Des
Moines, la., an independent school cf
political science, with a five months
terra extending through the months of
November, December, January. Febru
ary and March in each year, commenc
ing November 1, 18!)3, in which shall be
established professorships with the fol
lowing cirrlculum: Land, public utili
ties and Inventions, nnance, transpor
tation, constitutional law and legisla
tion, suffrage, applied Christianity and
"This school shall be onen to everv
citizen, both men and women, without
regard to previous training or educa
tion, unce in two weeks discussions
will be held open to tbe public, when
any one of tbe proper standing who is at
variance with our economic theories
can, at the expense of the school, have
an opportunity under established rules
to meet an antagonist in open, court
eous aeoate Derore tue public and can
thus publicly compare his vlewj with
those regularly taught .in the Institu
tion." There have been from time to time
various kinds of roofing material in
troduced to the public and under names
which bear no relation whatever to tbe
material from which they are actually
manufactured, and our farmers having
once been victimized by these unscru
pulsus dealers look with with distrust
on anything of a similar nature, no
mmier now gooa ns quality may bo.
The Black Seal lilWilinor tnaniifunfn-
ea ov me vv. u. uamnn usr &.Mtcr r.n
. i . ... r. ..
of Kansas City, Mo , they say has an
unoroKen record oi iu years practical
use in all climates and kin da f
logs and have yet to hear of a single
case in which it has failed to give en
tire satisfaction. Tt. la tl, haaf- or,,!
- V VHV -- f U UUU
cheapest roof made.
Never Failing to destroy the worst case of
Worms in Horses
A Sure Remedy for Worms in Horses,
TT . ,..
xiugs, uogs, jjais, ana a spienaia
Remedy for Sick Fowls, or Roup,
and Is better known as
STEKETEE'S H0O GROLEBA CUBE.
ASK YOUR DRUGGIST FOR
STEKETEE'S HOG OHOLEEA CUBE.
Prlfl AO pant a hir mall Art
B8. $1.51), exnress oald: 6 lbs., am and i
your own express. U. S. Stamps taken lu
GEO. G. STEKETEE,
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.
Mention The Allunce-Independknt.
EAGLE BRAND THE BEST
Is unequaled for House, Ram, Factory or Out
Buililiugs and costs half the price of shingles, tin
or iron. It tg ready for use, and easily applied bv
nvone Send stamp for samples, and state size of
ClltU 1 . rOT u. ...............
A SO Dunne St., New York, N. Y.
CURED : FREE.
We will furnish medicine to cure
ONE HERD OF SICK HOGS
In each township in the United States FREE I
Give express office and number of Iiors. A trial
only costs you the express rhargrs and a report of
therrsuWof uamg the medicine. Adrc.oa THK
M, It ALL MEDICINE COMPANY, bt Louia,
Mo. Mention this paper.
Alt Xlads of 8i!ua!:e. Iroi Cutlets
Wire work, poultry nettlr.fr, yard and
garden fencing, window f uarda, oftloe
rail I tte. -nd for catalogue.
J. W. D, II ALL, St. JMPh, Mo,
Sr. JOSEPH BUGGY CO.
St. J oat th liugry t'u. Carriage aad
Hugirtcafti Lowa( pricva. I'atalagu
andiirUM Ut fr, tilh aad Mvaol
hU. bt. Jt. Mo,
WhlU bvana, honey, torghara mol
butter and egg to Mill on cotnmltwioa.
J. W, Hartlkt,
rH BUSINESS COLLEGE.
V. M. C. A. Bl.DC., Kaksas ClTT, Mo.
Mcwt Practical BusIlihma Oilleife In the
'West. Shorthand. Typewrltlnit. Book-f.-v
p-i by Mail. Three free Send lor
rfi our ttKCIAl SUMMtK OFFEK.
BUY "DIRECT FROM FACTORY" BEST
At WHOLKSAI.E PBICKH. Tl-llvrrd Vntn.
For Houses. ItarnH. KikiIs. all colora, & SAVE
Middleman's iirotlts. In me 51 years. En-
dariwd by GraiiKe & Farmers' Alliance. Low
prices will Hitrprise you. Write for samples
t. W. IHUUISIILli, i3i 1'JJ'tl
ytnouth St., Brook-
lyu, N. Y.
PRAISE FRO THE PACIFIC COAST.
Saw Francisco, CAr... Nov. 11. ihh.
The Howard Mediciue Co , Lincoln, Neb.
plylm? to yours of
the flth. would say
that, for aeveral
years, I have been
tllackheads and :i
Shiny Skin, and
have used all the
r preparations that
i heart of but
none of Uiem re
lieved me until I
used two bt i leg of
whii'h has reruov-
edullol the nesb
r worms and left
my face clean and
air.oot.h- ho that, 1
do not even use powder any more, and I must
bay that I think It 1 the best face preparation
a person can use. Mrs. J. VV. 1'kick.
617 Post Street.
1100 will be paid for an Incurable case of
blackheads or pimples. For sale at ail drug
gists or at
Corner 12t h andO
BEST I4K COLD FILLED
tUilN or WALTHAM
MADE. FOR $12.75
hm U fPUUlIM lJuelMS 14k ffuld filloti
mm. genu' or ladMi' ww, buDtiutt orpn-
w. mtim mtaA and Hrffl art, beutifully
"JttrsTm ty Aand, fltud with gvnutrw
Rin, iiampoan or nutDua BorttMNt,
fun jewclrd, ipftiwiua buuic. Aiitck
train, svljiwtsd, warrftotMl ao avvurats
ranilnit tbt tut to wear vj yar tuitl
Mrfa watch. Tht ia far bnur waib
tuan aa vrtt anliertitod befura, ttt;
hat ohIt bin Mid in thm brrt mail
rtoru sumJ rvrrr for Itm than
ftf.NI THIH A DVT, to ut ftnd wwill
end tho watch to jrou y oiprnv 0. O
t). Bultwct to oi animation, svnd if aafi-
112 76 and ttvnm ehami, aud it U
fkctorv. Nf ti'ir aDM-uil hU Wi..
youra, otsuerwuw dont pay a ocut.
SEARS, ROEBUCK & CO.,
.-.PtanooA, WMch or Chn Cttalagu
Meutlon Alliance-Independent when answer
Hit?. HARD - POTATO - PLANTER.
WORKS I'EBFECTLY IN
or SANDY SOIL
SOD or NEW GROUND.
Plants at any and uniform depth in
Makes holes', drops and covers at one
PLANTS TWO ACRES A
The Potato Planter Co.,
Traverse City, Mich.
3 And Upward
Fit like wax.
Wear like iron.
Send for Minplea and rulei (or ielf-mea8-urenient,
LIIICOLU PANTS CO.,
1223 O 8treet
Notica to Conuactora.
ttealetl ttld will b rm-vlvml a the offlr of
th iVuntjr flora ot Mirtiusa CouiiiT, at Ijiiu
City. Nali. until ll'0 of tho Ulh Uajr of June.
Kl for th iHinstructton nf lh a' ioai hea at
llm McAIdn bfUtg-a and the prolw. (miu l said
aiiiM he. Tha a'ir ha will mlatltr
by or mora feot lu letiath and iuusi sum.
rtoutly tkh for atr uUltr trawl Hidden to
furuuh Uii and lw Uli atinua and nitriit
their oors m 4id a raaiiaiJ tennih of
num. Tha t'ouinj rwwrvva tha rig hi lu rl I
any r il bM.
IWii.! this t dar uf April u
t;Al.l K II Kirrs t. County ( let a
swr -v. -f
l "vsj jr.
11 fi'fl"ftm' .w.
"DONT T08A.C0 IPJT OR SMOKK
YOUR LIFE AWAY"
talaatltlaot lk 1ul rM-atvml, ahlh
lll all St l Wf. tha ood.rtnl.
tttml auaraaierU I, )... habit rttr, ild l't
II T t Ura Ifiia to , l.lni'tdit. Nab., anaui
,StV 1 1 HI AO rwli but a lrin, ai4 I rm b
attta In null stht t n t bod Urtt. t call rai
got b ul H, a ii J trt ku rura t.lai H It
td undar an a lit u4fBi Itn ut ,l
fi'l( l!Ul aa4 rl It; It will M mm
rr) tjr lnd, If yott olttrwa Ida iunaft iu?ra
l'n Tai ia.i mmsi '!
Na, Uau4i.b at , (kt awu. U.
QrSi 9 n...
mammoih display at
turrra In the world that
AND PULLERS CONTROLLED WITH ABSOLUTE EASE.
This statement is now repeated by thousands who have purchased
BRITT'S AUTOMATIC SAFETY Bla
This Bit, by an automatic
HE CANNOT BREATHE, AND MUST STOP
SAFETY FROM RUNAWAYS ""
ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED WITH THIS BITIj
Anv home u liable
With it. Br its use
men could not
monials from all
m cut hom ii
and candid expressions about tho If 111 1 1 A 1 1 U
TWATIf! SAVF.TYTMT and its resistless
in subduing the most vicious horses
chronic runaways. t
The only b't in the world tliat is endorsed, advocated, used and sold by tho Society
for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, The Highest Authority,
DR. U P, BRITT, 37 COLLEGE PLACE, NEW YORK.
. Worsted dress goods from 10 fiRY
cents to$l 00 per yard. ln I
Ten thousand dollar stock RnflT5?
tow-lBctfrom DUU I O
Straw hats from 5c to II UATQ
each. nnl O
Our stock of groceries and queensware
give you the best
921 0 Street.
K Opixmlc Post-Ofllce.
J EM.....??. COMPANY.
Lansing Theatre Building, Lincoln, Nebraska.
CHAS. TRAPPER & CO.,
Feed & Hay Dealers.
Corn In car lots for feeders a specialty, t'ontlgnments solicited. Good sales. Prompt re
turns. Refer to Missouri National Bank.
12th 4- Hickory Sis,, Kansas City, Mo.
interest and a very small commission. Privilige given borrower
to pay in installments and stop interest. Money always on hand.
Write or call on us. QtuLLs BROSm
11TH AND N Sts LINCOLN.'nEBRASKA.
WYATT-BDLLARD LUMBER CO., Omaha. Heb.
JOHN B. WRIGHT. Pres. T. E. SANDERS, V. Pres. J. H. M'CLAY, Cashier
T H E :
Columbia National Bank
- - OP LINCOLN.
FroTn the Saw to the
f. r. johhsoh,
h. o. mi so.
, , af
Write us for Delivered Prices. - J?
JOHfiOr UUMBHB COMPAHYi OfflcslOOl OSt . Llncils.N.I
II 1 DOUBT
QanttaJ rMnr Ant,
CO., CINCINNATI, OHIO.
WJ) WAGONS or HARNESS
ro 9 from aay one until yoa have sees
7a our Nrw Grand Cstalog ut (or la)3,whic tt
is mailed free to any address. It shows over
one hundred new styles, with prices of vehicles
ranging froaa $30 upward, aad Harness from $5 upward.
.ruul . ... ..nnlw krf-nule aad full warranted for I wo
yean, aad our Spiral Springs are warranted for 13 yean. We are
reeoznixed manufacturers for the above organirations. Examine our
the World's Fair. In Chicago. Tha only maoufae-
aell their entire output direct to the consumer.
CO - iZaCincmnatl, 0.
device, closes the horeo'a nostrils.
to run. and should bo driren
ladies and children drive horses
bold wita tho old stylo bits.
Send for illustrated pamphlet containing testi
parts of tho world, and earnest 1
but harmless and humane Power
and controlling the most stubborn pullers am'
HnnnQ Our stock of wool dress goods U
OUvtlJ Just beautiful. v
flnH HflFQ A lare variety of gent's, ladle's i
OlIU OnUCO ni .,Ulrn! k!iSm
anrlPAPQ Gent's wool and fur hats from
OlIU VMr O. fiuc to 3 on ianh
is always complete. ur constant aim is to
goods at bottom prices.
The flneHt line of wheels lu the west. A
larpe lino of all grades and prices,
both new and second-hand, always
lrr stock, Uest repair shop west of
-nu -ago in connection.
Good Agents Wanted. Apply Early.
J. E. JOHNSON, Manager.
TO LOAN ON FARMS
IN EASTER NEBRASKA AT 6 PER CENT.
NEBRASKA. - - -
Men Please take Notice.
for Houses and Barns a Rniaaltu
a j ' X
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