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About The Alliance-independent. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1892-1894 | View Entire Issue (May 18, 1893)
J I AY 18, 1893.
THE MINOR STRAIN.
Nebraska Farmers' AlUanca.
J. H. Powiaa, President. CornslL
' W. a. Pora-rca, Vloe-Prcs , Albion.
J. M. Thompson, Stat 8ec'x, Llnoelo.
a. C. Faibchu-d. Lecturer. Oak dale.
B. r. Allik, Chairman, Ex. Com., Wabash.
SUBJECTS FOB DISCUSSION.
Resolved, That Canada should
annexed to the United States.
Should the World' Fair be open
SUBJECTS FOB ESSATS.
The model young man.
The model young lady.
Who is the greatest woman in
SUBJECTS FOR SPBECHES.
1. The Industrial Legion.
2. What I would do if I were a
3. The faith of the nation.
4. Building up a reputation.
The alliance was organized on great
fundamental truths. Many members
may cease to be s ch, but very few will
ever abandon the great principles of the
The alliance is not a partisan organlza
tion. but it is a political organization
with a ble P. The mmbors realize
that nearly all the changes iheydi mand
must be secured through political ac
Farmers, don't lose any opportunity
to talk your principles to your city and
Tillage acquaintances. You will find
many of them in Egyptian darkness re
carding the real poll ical situation.
They need light. Many or them are
willing to receive it. All they want is
to have it fairly and earnestly present
ed. Not long a0 a man who lives in
Lincoln did a iew days work tor an alli
ance man living a few miles out of town.
He came back to the city an enthusiastic
populist. Tnis Is merely an Instance of
what may be dne.
, y Alliance Revival.
-iLGlN, Neb.. May 6, 1893.
( pm happy to inform you that Ante
1 V, county after nine or ten months of
uuxuterupted rest begins to shows signs
of returning life and vigor. Oae year ago
the Elgin T. P. Alliance had at least 80
active members. For sonie cause, no
boby knows what, they quit holding
. meetings. Last week word was given out
over the valley that there would be a
meeting at the McKay school house on
Saturday evening May 6. S. C, Fair-
child was invited to be present. The
meeting was opened by a few remarks
by the writer showing the necessity of
farmers' attending to their own busi
ness and the great saving they cou'd
mane if they would. It is reasonably
clear that at least one-balf of all the
money now paid stock companies for in
surance would remain n the hands of
tne larmers u tney wouia insure mem
selves. We have 112 of these corporation
leeches in Nebraska that draw from
the people about a million of dollars a
year more than they pay baca to the
people in losses. This and the interest
on the farm mortgages mikes up that
capital we hear so much about "flowing
in from the east " We furnish it and
like simpletons give mortgages on our
After some more talk along this line,
Ml Falrchild was introduced, lie told
ht w foolish he was in staying in the G
O P. until the pro lucts of the farm
s ireely paid the cost of production
1 ten he was told it was over-produc
tion, l ben he began to tnina and rea
son. If there was too much of every
thing necessary to supply human
wants, all ought to have enough. This
was not the ca.-e. Destitution and
want prevailed more than ever before
He could not harmonize destitution
with over-production. Common-sense
rebelled at the idea. Because too many
suues dou uevu iuu cuuunsa were
barefooted. Because too many goods
bad been manufactured, tne people bad
to go half clothed! The cause of his
condition must be found some where
else. A little Investigation demon
strates the fact that the people have but
little to buy witn. lne value nas been
r' iched out of the productions of the
t lira oy contractions aou Guaveriuos oi
iur money into an interest ouaring
Tlebt, making it a burden to the people
'instead of k hipKtilncr. Ha than ahowiut
how the Beef trust was managed to rob
the producer and consumer alike. He
urged the importance and necessity of
organizing, for without thorough or
ganization, we can accomplish nothing
A rising vtte waa taken to see how
many favored re organli og. All
prang to their feet, Tuey then elect
ed ofiiuers who were du'y ln tailed af
ter which all present paid np thflr
dues and dispersed to meet next S tur
day for earnest work. M. Daly.
Abor tbe bam of happy tees
Amid the snow of the apple trees,
Tbe merry twitter of the wren.
Neat building in the elm again.
The low of cattle, well coutent
Knee deep In clover, all the blent
" Sweet sound of summer time, I bear
A moaning sigh, afar, anear.
From human herig who may not share
The springtime gladness everywhere.
Not theirs to home-make In tbe spring,
Nor garner stores for wintering;
They build vast domes that pierce the sky
And live in squalid buts close by.
They pile np gold they dare not claim.
Which greoy Idle hands retain.
Tbe very cows, dumb creatures they,
Fare better than earth's poor today.
Upon the door-mat Tabble lies.
With dreamy, half-shut, peacefully es,
while two white kittens, fat and sleek.
Flay in sud out at hide and seek.
Among tbe lilac's purple spray
A busy rolln sits all day,
While 'ueath the eaves. In soft warn nest
A brood of baby swallows retL
Fair scenes are these, yet tbey impart
A weight of sadness to my heart.
While little ones have pined and died
Where bomelv comforts were denied.
O, little bauds that never grasp
A sweet wild bloom in eager clasp!
O. little lives, aged without years
By cold and hunger, toll and tears r
My brother can you hear their cry
And nnresj onsive pass it byf
A MIGHTY GOOD IttiASON,
May 10, 1303.
KOITOR ALU A NCI INUEI'RNDPNT,
oQtRMAN County Alliance will
meet tt Loup City OA Saturday June 3.
1803, A one o'clock. Torre Is Impor
tant Duma to attend to, thervfore
all alliance are request! to send dele
gates. Jkukh K. Mirk ay,
Making Thl Move.
This floe weather has started bu-
as moving, We aotic4 at the E.
tag Clothing Co yssturday that all
hands were wry buy. ll.it It is aot to
be wondered at wfeea you take a look at
their immense skwk of II ae suits aal at
their eioepUofiAlly low prUn. 1)0,00
will buy a suit there no that will sur
prise y4. Tutr sunk of bau and far
aUhiog fouls are rvpiofa with ta lat
est aoisUlsa la the trsU. lka I ailtt
seUg tftelr Ilea Wot buyta.
V Northwtstera line v "hl
Uw rates, iut trsins. Ufflvw im
Why the Gold-Bugs Keep the Silver
Dollar Circulating Only la tbe
West and South.
Bancroft, Neb., May 8th, '93
Dr. Fish's article, in your issue of
May 4th, is a correct statement of the
distrlbu ion of silver. It is all in the
west and the south. JNo one ever tees
a silver dollar in tne east, lne silver
is all kept in the west and south by the
Wall street crowd, but the reason for
their action is not the one assigned.
They hope to come to the actual gold
standard in the near fu'ure, stop all
coinage of silver and demonetize it
completely. When they have done
that, the west and south will have
about 500 millions of silver on hand
which will be worth about twenty cents
per ounce, measured ny tne increased
gold standard. That is just what they
intend to do and no'hing else. If the
worklngmen will just keep on organiz
ing and striking and let'ing politics
alone, they will de it too. In that
happy day, tbe common laborer will get
about twenty live cents a day, and then
if he strikes be will be hung lor trea
son, imprisoned for contempt of court
or shot down as is most convenient to
the plutocrat. T II Tibbles.
A Great Summer School
A few days ago a representative of
The Alliance-Independent visited
the Linc.olanNormalUniver-ity and met
with a great surprise. The remarkable
growth made and tbe substantial
character of the institution is astonish
ing. It is all the more so since the in
stitution has made so little ado over
their possessl ns. The laboratories and
recitation rooms are as well equipped
as any we have ever seen in a normal
school The building has not an equal
in the college line in the statu. J he
course of study and faculty are without
parallel in western normal school
THE SUMMER TERM
All the energies of the management
are at present centered on the summer
school. It will be a great training and
review ecbool for teachers. Over
seventy-five different daily studies will
be given for the teachers to choose
from. A' y study required 'or a first,
second or third grade certificate, or a
state cert ncate can oe cnosn ir a
student wants to begin a regular course
be can do so. shorthand, telegraph.
book-keeping, and music departments
sustained. They are receiving students
every day. The best oi all is that they
are glvn g ail oi tnese superior xdvant
ages for the same price charged bv the
cheaper schools. They are now send
ing out their large new catalogue which
can be secured by writing them. This
will answer all questions relative to the
J. T. M. BWIQART, Secretary mt tbe
asoraata Mutual Cyclone, "tornado and wind
torm insurance Company, KDiTOH. U
.Kctnumcnuous on fire, Cyciuoe or Ball
(Qsurauce should be addressed to aim at
luaeoin, ne Drafts.
STATE ALLIANCE FIRE INSURANCE CO.
There are so many counties in this
state in which it seems almost impos
sible t get a fire and 1'ghtnlng com
pany started, and we have been urged bo
many times by alliaece men to encour
age a state company, that we have con
eluded to make the following proposal:
As soon as we have tbe names of fifty
men who will insure 850,000 or more we
ill submit articles of incorporation and
bylaws for their consideration and ap
proval. If such articles do not meet
tbe approval of the proposed member,
he is thereby released from taking a
membership in the proposed company.
We will endeavor to make this com
pany one that can be endorsed by all
alliance people and in fact we ask that
presidents and ex-presidents of county
alliances lend us a helping hand. We
dt not want to start this company isa
money making concern for any one, b .t
because we are asked to do so by me a in
counties that have no county fire and
lightning company but are being can
vassed by urfcrupul-ms agents for
money malting companies: The
State Alliance has only eadorsed oue
company and that is tbe Nebraska
Cyclone, Tornado and Wind Storm In
surance Company. We do not want to
interfere with any county mutual in
surance O 'mpauy, because there are
many advantages that they hare over a
state c ompany, while a state company
also has some advaatages over a county
We hope to hear from manv within
this month in counties where there is
no local company,
Applications have commenced to come
in for the AllUnce Hail ComDanv. We
should have men interested in everv
neighborhood in the state.
Ibis company is not a monev making
scheme ia any sense of the word, as the
agent gets no pay unless the applicant
wants w mage mm a Dresent of 25 or
50 cents. Last year we had an ex Deri
mental company that bad a limit at 10
cents per acre. If all had paid their
assessments promptly we would have
been aoie to pay 70 per cent of the ad
merelore this year we areasklnir for
15 cents per acre and taking obligations
mat are trooa. it m ffbt be well to find
out how much It cost per acre last year
iu tuy orag company.
Last week John O. Donnell of Davev.
Lancaster county, had his house struck
by lightning. Hi, hired man was burn
ed from wrist to foot on right side but
not seriously hurt. Little damace was
done to the bouse however.
If secretaries will send me account of
losses or anything of general interest,
the insurance department will became
more interesting to the general public
Agricultural College, Lansing, Mich.
says: The Acme-Hand potato planters
have outdone our expectations. They
will find favor among practical farm
era, as they are simple, cheap and save
a great d al of labor and do better
work. Please send u four more forour
spring work. S-e their advertisement
in another part of this pauer.
FOR SALE At a bargain, one of the
Dst paying p hotogrph Galleries In
the city of Lt- coin, Neb. Will teach
purchaser te trade If necessary. II .d
a f 00 trade past V.ar. For parti
oulars add ess, W. U. Cltnkenbeard,
Use Northwestern line to Chioipn
Low raws, last trains. Office 1133
Farms for Sale,
162 acrf s two ru les from Alliance
Xeb., GO acres In crop. Frame house
and stable. Good wU, One of the
fury best farms la the couaty. Will
give poaess oQ atonce. Cash price 110
I'iU acres 7 miles front Alliance, Web,
price .'OU UO. Othrriaad lmlor this
can be bougnt reasonable, for partic
lkvx 8.', AUIaae. Nth.
NORTH WKsTKRN LINE
Weild a ran Ru j
This tine no ohiWhi rate a ()';
Jacula taCok'a 1
" au-l rttura.... SJIU
HULmiS 10 ID
IUW tow M the l.lWa-L. aaJ tlma
fast m the ftat by hl num.
'"Mull partlovilus and slula va
aHHcutidUa eiutly cue tffl..
IU O itrwt,
W, M. HuirMi,
. a IW Aft.
A. ft. ImniMu,
itoi lAK-ner !ar4 i:tkU slrtwU
t . Miaa, TUl. Afftt,
Chicago Grain and Live Stock
Chicago, May 16, 1893.
Cattls -Receipts 4,600 head; market steady:
ooa to cnoice steers, sr unis i- others, tit OA
9f: Texans. 13 16(33 66: cows and hoifarT
t '3 40(a4 06
Hous Receipts, 10,000 hed; market 26 cents
lower; mixed and packers, 17 40
7 66; prime heavy and butcher's welRhts.17 6u
Q7 70; prime light, B7 607 66.
Shkkp Receipts, 12,000 head; market act
ive Prime natlv s, 15 60 $6 76! clipped,
4 6A6 SA; Texans, S4 60; lambs, K 0S7 36.
O bain Wheat, 73)4; corn, 43; oats, 29tf.
Omaha Live Stock,
Omaha, May 16, isss
Cattli Good to choice steers. 94 76:
others S3 7S4 50.
Cows- 0u&3 so; stockers and feeders, S 00
do7 207 36.
bHESP 4 0u6 65.
Use Northwestern line to Chicago.
Low rates. Fast trains. Office 1133
The Great Four-cornered Political
A most remarkable political discussion
lately took place in the city of Philadel
phia. The subject of discussion was
the following question:
"Which offers the best practical polit
ical means for the benefit of the work
logmen of this country, the democratic
party, the people's party, the republican
party, or the churchr
The speakers were:
For the democrats Col. Henry Wat-
terson, March 24.
r or the church-rKev. Russell 11. Con-
well, March 29.
r or the DeoDla's nartv Hon. J. H.
Weaver, April 6.
f or the republicans Hon. atewart L.
Woodford, April 13.
The four speeches have been publish
ed in full by the Iowa Tribune (General
weaver s paper) and are now irsu d in
pamphlet form This little boon should
le In tbe hands of every voter of every
If vou want it, sena cents to trie
Alliance Publishing Co, Lincoln, Neb.
MORSE'S HUSH MONEY.
-Me Kednces the 1'rlra or Monkey Jackets
to I'leasa I'metlcal Joker.
Senator Morso was too much of a
man to bo ashamed of his calling,
says Kate Hold's Washington, and
never failed to turn the tables on any
one who ch&fod him about it. A story
used to be told of a visit paid to his
store in lioston by a Washington
swell who had met him at the Metro
politan club hero, and who thought
to have a little amusement at his ex
pense. As the visitor entered Mr.
Morse was just in the act of bowing
out a customer to whom h had solo
a large bill of goods.
"Ha, Morse!" cried the Washinir-
tonian, "how I wish the fellows at the
club could see you now, I watched
tho way you handled that poor wretch.
It was artistic, but it wouldn't do to
tell away from home. What will you
give me to keep quiet about UP"
The clothier looked his caller to
the face without a smile.
"I must gif you bomoding to buy
your silence?" he asked, soberly.
"Certainly It's only fair that I
should be rewarded for holding a
good thing back."
Mr. Morse turned to one of his
Choseph," he said, "get down one
o' r'em monkey chackets ve sell for
two tollars and a quarter. Let dls
chentleman 'af it for one tollar and
Beventy-fifo cent he's frient
S2.49-SPECIAL OFFER I-S2.49
. TffO FINE CABINErS ml On Large CRAYON P0R1AI?
For $2.49 Finest Finish
02.49 iaie o Bt , i.inooin, web 02.40
$ RAWLINS MINERAL PAINT.
For Barns, Bridges, Roofs, Fences Etc. 85 PER CENT. IRON. Adopted
by Union Paclfio Railroad as their Stan lrd fr -lght car paint. B-st Paint la
the world. Protects I'on from runt, wo d from decay. Sold ready for the brush,
io five gallon cans at 60 cents per gallon. In barrels 50 cents per gallon.
Manufactured by Na lonal Oil Pal it CO. Omaha, Neb.
OUR Spring hnd Summer Catalogue is now
ready and if you have not received one
. we invite you to send us your name and
I address, and mention that you saw the ad
' advertisement in tl is paper, and one will
be mailed you free.
MILLER & PAINE,
ONE PRICE CASH DRY GOODS HOUSE f
Pigeons, as letter carrier tradV
Hon tells us. were employed at tbe
lime when Joshua invaded Palestine
s mediums of communication be
tween the headquarters and camps of
lands far off on the other side ll
Missouri Pacific are offering the very
lowest rates for round trip tickets to the
World's Fair, ood for return until
November 15 1393. A bo have placed
odsaie summer tourist tickets at the
usuai lorn rates as can be verified by
calling at office 1201 O 8te, Lincoln,
Neb., J. E. It Miller, C. T. A. or H.
C Townbknd, G. P tb T. A. St. Louis,
CHAUNCEY M. OEPEW.
The other day, in speaking of the Im
proved facilities for luxurious travel id
this country says:
"we are abandoning the old system
of lighting the cars with kerosene
lamps, and more than half the coaches
have already been equipped with the
most Improved and the safest system of
lighting known in this country or
Kuropo. With the new PlnUch lamps
there can be no possibility of dinger
from explosion or otherwise, as the
apparatus Is all out side and under the
car, and In the event of mishap, the
fixtures become detached and the eas
escapes Into the air."
I be brilliant l'lntsch hrht. the finest
car Ulumlnant In r xU'rno. now In use
on the Union P ino System fulfills all
the requl-lu conditions to hppily
noted by Mr, lVpew. '
AN ENTERPRISING MAN.
Macon, Mo.) April 1, 1892.
Queen City Silier aod Jiicktl Plating Co.A
JCaSl SI. lAHllt, iu.
I read Mrs. Bailey's experience sell
ing games, and I am tempted to give
my experience plating. 1 paid fo 00
for one of Queen Platers, for plating
gold, sliver or nicirei. i Dad no trouble
to tret all the knives, forks, spoons.
casters and jewelry I could plate. The
nrst week I made vil clear profit: the
second. $32 40, and am now aversfirinir
$45 per week. I have advised a number
of my friends to try this business, and
they are all doing well. The machine
is complete and does the work rapidly.
1 can make as much telling Platers as
plxting. Hoping my experience will
benefit others, I am
B. G. Stookey.
I you want to make more clear monev
man you ever made in your lire, send
for circulars and price of the Queen
Plater; for gold, silver, nickel, copper,
and brass plating; can be used by any
one. Plates beautiful, and equal to the
Bluest new work. Every class of goods
or metals. Twenty dollars a day can
easily be made. Address,
Queen City SHrer and NIckt! Plating e
13 N Main St., EAST 8T. LOUIS, ILL.
Mention this paper.
Our Spring and Summer :
PURCHASES OF CLOTHING
are Now Complete.
The Addition to our sto k in composed of the most
ii durable, handson.est and newest ite8 in clothing and Gents'
"J Furnishing goodn we have ever had iu tock and our Prices
are lower man ever, i ne itui in evident mat
You Should Invest Now
While the stok is new and complete and not wait un
til summer is on and then take the pick of what is left
Call and Pee Us Anyway. We will use y. u rurht Wo
have some exceptional bargains m Spring a d Summer
Overcoats and dusters. Strictly One Price and All
Goods marked in Plain Figures. '
""lw baker clothing hough.
Everyone Has a 'Pet Economy !
The Business Woman,
This Working Woman 1
In fact, women in all stations of life try to economize, but
it requires a brave woman to attack her
The constant demand of the traveling
public, to the far west for a comfortable
and at the same time an economical
mode of traveling, has led te the estab
lishment of what ia known as Pullman
These cars are built on the same gen
eral plan as the regular flrst-clasa Pull
man Sleepers, the only difference being
that they are not upholstered.
They are furnished complete with
good o mfortable hair mattresses, warm
MaukeU. snow white linen curtains,
plenty ef towels, combs, brushes, etc.,
which secure to the occupant of a berth
as much privacy as Is to be had la first
class sleepers. 1 here are I
toilet rooms lor ladies and
and smoklag la absolutely prohibited
For full Informatics) send tor Pullman
Colonist Hleeoer Leaflet.
j. t. mawn, c. t. a. mi a St.
R. II. SLOtoion, in. Art.
And really, they ought not do it at all.
It is a well known
BROAD'S DEPARTMENT STORE,
1124 O Street. Lincoln, Neb. .
U tho largust letaU ii.illmury houw iu th city. The most
elusive designs may be found here at 1 yes f the
i nad in nrst- v -wv t 1
tS2& Queenswaro Department
W are the recognized low priced Queensware house.
AT VERY MO DERATE PRICE0
I We Sell Direct (a tie Cosssou
AT WHOLIIAt l PSieiS.
' faints. lUra. Km aa4 Hrtd Patau.
Rueiall Paint Csv..
N W r Patillns a Klnk H, ). m.
ST. JOSEPH BUGGY CO.
81. Joseph lluggy Co. (Wrlagee sad
Ruggi at lowest pftoea. (awaittgu
an4 prtoe list trv. Dlh and MMsaale
Su , Ht. Jo Ha,
Fisher & Warfel's,
f poo at., uipcojp.
Mi hi Yea lo ExamlsB Oor Slock
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