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VOLUME 3, NUMBER
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In the United States district court
at Bridgeport, Conn., on Septombor 12
suit was instituted against tho labor
union of the city of Danbury, Conn.,
by a firm of hat manufacturers, who
want ?240,0U0 damages for a boycott
and strike instituted against them by
the union. The suit was brought un
der the provisions . of the Sherman
The campaign for governor of the
etato of Kentucky was oponed at
Munfordvillo, Ki on September 12
by the republican candidate, Colonel
Morris B. Belknap.
Tho sixth annual meeting of the
American mining congress came to a
close at Deadwood, S. D., on Septem
ber. A total cf 789 accredited members-
attended the' proceedings of the
done to property. Many weeks were
reported along the coast, Ths city of
Tampa was struck by the hurricane
and much damage done to the lighting
apparatus of tho city, leaving it for a
time in total darkness.
Tho eleventh national irrigation
congress came to a close at Ogden,
Utah, on September 18. Senator W. A.
Clark of Montana was re-elected presi
dent and it was decided to hold the
congress of 1904 at El Paso, Tex. A
platform was adopted requesting con
gress to make needed modifications of
the existing land laws in order that
speculation and monopoly of public
domain be prevented.
The United States internal revenue
bureau recently , Issued an order call
ing for an enforcement of the law
which requires tnat cigars and other certain that Bulgaria will have the
tobacco products shall be offered for neip 0f any 0f the European powers
It was reported from Sofia, Bulgaria,
on September 1 that the Turlis had
destroyed the town of Kastoria, 36
mile3 south of Monastir, and had mas
sacred the population. It is believed
that about 10,000 persons were killed.
While this news has aroused popular
feeling to a high pitch, it is not yet
sale only in the "original packages,
or, in other words, in the box which
contained them when the internal rev
enue tc was paid. This order f was
- made by the department in order to
put a stop to frauds recently discov
ered in tho sale of imported cigars. .
Premier Combos of France recently
J made a speech on the occasion of the
" unveiling of a memorial to Ernest
.Renah, the historian and orentalist, at
his native town of Traguir, Brittany,
and some demonstrations were made
against the premier. A detachment
otr-oops was. required, to protect him
from the hostile crowd. It is believed
tLut' these unfriendly demonstrations
, wore instigated by tne clerical party.
against Turkey, as Russia, Austria
and Germany have all declared their
neutrality in the matter. A later re
port from Salonica gives the news that
three hundred Bulgarians have been
killed in a light with the Turks, be
tween Okrida and Dibra.
ornment against their acceptance.
Should this course prove fruitless it is
believed that Japan will break oft ne
gotiations with Russia and demand
tho evacuation of Chinese territory.
Sam Parks of New York the walk
ing delegate of the labor union,
against whom already four Indict
ments have been found, on Septem
ber 14 was. indicted for the fifth time
by the grand jury, being charged with
Plans for the forthcoming army
maneuvers at Fort Riley, Kas., were
announced at the war department on
September 14. These maneuvers are
to begin on October 15 and will con
tinue till October 21. A total of more
than 11,000 men will take part in the
Tho first session of tho annual meet
ing of the National' Irrigation congress
was held at Ogdeh, Utah., on Septem
ber 14, Senator W. A. Clark of Mon
tana acting as president. Every phase
of the subject of irrigation was dis
cussed and roninent speakers from
all over the United States were pres
ent Twenty-six states and territories
were represented by delegates.
On tho night of September 15 a gen
eral frost over the state of Nebraska
did much damage to the corn crop.
Forty-nino counties in the state felt
the cold wave and frost.
join with the Macedonians iiniN .
European powers intervene, it i8 Z
rumored that Servla and MoniM.J3.'
may unit against Turkey and la l
ifcing hi" troops and this is taken an
sign of impending strife. Tho Bulgar. I
mu government naa appealed to th
powers to step in and prevent uirtw
outrages, but up to September 15 m I
appeal has not been seriously consij, I
The Nebraska state university n.
gents have decided to locate tho west.
ern experimental sub-station at North
Platte. $15,000. was appropriated by
the 'last legislature for this purpos
and work on the equipment of tho sta
tion will begin in the spring.
The democrats and populists of tto
Ninth judicial district met in convex
tions at Norfolk, Neb., on September
15, and placed in nomination Judge
Douglas Cones of Pierce as their can
didate for district judge.
A dispatch from Wilmington, Del.,
under date of September 15, says: .
Miss Huldah B. Todd, postmaster at
Greenwood, Del., whose removal from
office by the postmaster general be
cause she was obnoxious to United
States Senator Alleo, attracted the at
tention of the entire country, has giv
en up the disputed office to Jacob L.
Houseman, who was appointed her
The republican, convention fOT the;
Eleventh judicial (district of -Nebraska"
met on September 18 and nominated
James A. Paul of St Paul and J. R.
Hanna of Greeley Center as judges.
The recently announced resignations
of ColonlaT. Secretary Chamtferlain,
Chancellor of the Exchequer Ritchie,
and Secretary for India Hamilton from
the British cabinet has caused much
comment- throughout England as well
an in other quarters. The London Pall
Mall Gazette describes tho present
cabinet crisis as the "most extraordi
nary in the whole history of conBtitu
Reports from the northern part of
Colorado indicate a heavy snowfall,
and reports of like nature come from
Montana and Wyoming. Even as far
south as Texas, the weather for the
past few days has been exceptionally
cold, freezing weather having prevailed
in some sections of that state.
On; September 12 it was announced
that Russia had requested permission
of China to postpone her evacuation of
one of the frontier provinces of Man-
. - . e . , I ivui y m cue n uuic i
cuurw iur eoveiai muumauuor u tional government." It is stated that
oer o, tne aate ror general wacuwion premier Balfour will fill up the vacan
ui miiuuuuiiu. it vrtvo uiuuc ivuwvru
later that there are several other con
ditions Russia wishes to secure In ad
dition to this privilege and the request
i3 under consideration by the Chinese
cles and carry on the government un
til he meets parliament in 1904.
The situation among tho coal min
ers of -Missouri is rapidly approaching
a critical stage. The district conven
tion that met to discuss their griev
ances has decided that they must re
It was recently made known that a
Carnegie observatory will be built on
the top of Mount Whitney, the high
est point in the United States. The
building is to be 120 by 130 feet, and
to be constructed of granite and nat
The troops on duty at Cripple Creek,
Colo., on account of the troubles with
the miners of that region, were re
cently supplied with a consignment of
rifles and ammunition. This equip
ment goes to the state guard and is
the first consignment to be sent to
Colorado under the Dick bill.
There Is little change in the Mace
donian situation. The powerd of Eu
rope 'are still undecided as to inter
vention and the reports from the dis
turbed districts show little of a start'
ling character. It was announced on
September 13 from London that Bul
garia has declared her intention to
A- Washington dispatch of Septem
ber 16 says: Secretary Moody's atten
tion has been called to the fact that
jio monument marks the grave of John
Paul Jones in Paris. In the event that
the remains of the distinguished naval
hero can be found, Secretary Moody
will order a warship to France to bring
A severe rain and windstorm pre
vailed In the Atlantic region on Sep
tember 16, at Atlantic, City tho storm
being especially severe Hotels and
cottages were wrecke3 ariflreat loss
to shipping on the Jersey coast is
The democrats of Maryland held
tneir state convention in Baltimore on
September 16 'and nominated the fol
lowing ticket: Governor, Edward
Dickinson of Howard county; state
comptroller. Dr. Gordon T. Atkinson ot
Somerset county; attorney general,
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TT.fau ovftio uuhttccu WU Uliuw.o Qnnt0mhni.1( olvo tliA (Tiiniint .
erty damage at about ?1 ,000,000. Sev
en persons are known to have pr
iahed in the storm, and almost the en
tire coast of Florida is littered with
the operators. It will be remembered
that President John Mltcheil of the
united mine workers of America re
quested the striking miners to return
to work, hut they refused and the
district convention was the result of
. " An investigation recently sot on foot
in the state penitentiary of Pennsyl
vania has brought to light startling
discoveries in that quarter In addi
tion to the exposure of gross irreg
ularities In the cigar department of
the prison, the illegal coinage of mi
nor silver pieceB has been carried on
for some time br the convicts in tho
institution. A thorough investiga
tion is to be made in overy branch of
ubecribers' Advertisios; Bepertraf
A strong hurricane swept the west
coast of Florida on September 11 and
12 and a great 'deal of damage was
On September 14 the postmaster
general of the United States was sub
poenaed at tho instance of the attor
neys of George Beavers, former chief
of the division of salaries and allow
ances, and now under indictment for
complicity In the postal frauds. Post-Jtory:
The testimony of those who have
availed themselves of this department,
and of other advertising space in The
Commoner, is unanimous. All have
been delighted with the results ob
tained. Investigation will dl close the
fact that Commoner advertisers are
regular that is to say, those who be
gan when The Commoner first re
ceived advertising are still numbered
among the regular patrons. This Is
due to the fact that they have se
cured results. The publisher Is con
stantly in receipt of letters from ad
vertising patrons, all expressing sat
isfaction with the results obtained.
The following letter Is self-explana-
master General Payne is commanded
to produce books and papers In the
case, but he has referred the matter
to the department of justice.
"It Is asserted that Japan and Great
Britain have exchanged views on the
latest demands made by Russia on
China and that they havo decided to
protest separately to the Peking gov-
St. Louis, Mo Sept, 16, 1903. The
Commoner, Lincoln, Neb. Gentlemen:
We are receiving more responses from
our advertisement in your "Subscrib
ers' Advertising Department" for our
Gumbacco than any other advertise
ment we have out, and we thin n
would be to the interest of all manu
facturers of anti-trust goods to ad
vertise in The Commoner. Very truly
yours, WETMORE MFG. CO.
Per C. D. M.
This is but one letter out of many
received by the publisher. The &i d
scrlbers' Advertising Department wot
established for the use of Commoner
subscribers. The rate is the lo
made by this publlcation-6 cents per
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