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THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT.
JANUARY 8, 1903.
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A ; SUCCESSFUL HOME LIFE IN
SURANCE COMPANY DOING A
BANKER YEAR OF ITS LIFE
Nebraska's Strongest Life Company
Leads All Competitors for
Business in every line has been ex
opticrIly good in this state for sev
eral years. Life 'insurance has never
before been so much in demand. Peo
ple, are seeking safe investment. Lif?
Insurance, companies stood the test of
panic and' disaster better than any
other form of savings institutions.
Therefore, life insurant isnow sought
by men, not only for protection, but
r fpr investment. It is the safest fdrm,,
of investment, as time has demon
THIS HOME COMPANY
offers policies not only securing pro
tection to the family; but which are
first class investments for those who
are seekirg interest-bearing securities,
t A policy in the -Bankers Reserve Lif?
Association is better than a govern
ment bond, because it is as safe and
the percentage of increase is more
than double the rate allowed on gov
ernment bonds. The investment is
BETTER THAN A GOVERNMENT
also because the beneficiary in one of
these policies will receive the face of
the policy no matter how small may
have been the number or amount of
premiums paid. The future of life in
surance in Nebraska is assured. Th-3
ttate laws governing the management
; of Nebraska companies
PLACES SAFEGUARDS AROUND
the assets, surplus and reserve of Ne
braska companies jvhich will steadily
" strengthen the companies as the
grow in power and importance. The
Bankers Reserve is conservatively
'principles and wrices upon thorough
ly, tested plans policies which are un
excelled in the world. . ;.
is an old life insurance underwriter
and expert He is building'this com
pany for all time. It is his life work
, Wo infonda that tt tVntl V. t '
ment. He wants good agents to as
sist in pushing the good work. Write
him at, McCague Building Omaha,
. Neb. ; "' ' , '
- Bargains in Grass Lands
MO acres near North Loup, Neb.;
250 acres of which are . good plow
' '320 acres splendid grass land near
North Loup, Neb. Price, $2,240.
480 acres good grass and farming
land near North Loup, Neb. Price,
' $3,500. . - .;;'
320 acres flno. grass and pasture land
near Arcadia, Neb. Price, $2,240.
We have a fine line of splendid com
bination stock anJ tarm land3ln-Howard,
Greeley, Valley, and Sherman
counties which we can sell on easy
terms. Write to us for particulars
stating kind of farm you want Van
Decar & Bradley, St Paul, Neb., or
Editor Independent: In your issue
of December 11 you have an article
published, "Groping in the dark." And
tfter reading it over, I felt that it was
my duty to dispel the darkness. So
cialism not only stands for the produc
tion of the necessaries of life, butalso
for the 'distribution of the same.
Therefore we are obliged to add to
your "200,000 millionaire class and 80.
000 army and navy, all of those, now
engaged in the retail business, but a
su3cient force to operate one govern
ment department store in each city of
not more than 10,000 inhabitants.. ,
As it is the design of socialism , to
rid society of all of the parasites, that
now infest it, we will further add to
the . above list, the banker, broker,
scalper, real estate agent, all insur
ance agents, doctors of law, with thou
sands of country editors whose only
business it is to advertise the wares
of the middle men which would not be
necessary under socialism. "We will
also add the traveling salesmen with
all of those now engaged by the. gov
ernment in the manufacturing of im
plements of death and destruction
used simply to open up new fields for
commercialism, and with the tramp
element that would show a willingness
to work would all be organized into
a mighty industrial army sufficient to
eliminate every woman and child now
employed under capitalism.
I will admit that wherg capital has
exploited labor, you will find the most
scientific and up-to-date machinery
that the human intellect can devise,
but so far the capitalist has not in
vaded the rural distritts only in cer
tain localities. So we have one-half of
the people of the United otates on tic
individual plane without the aid of
capital. Therefore, are forced to spend
their energy on machinery that would
be wholly ignored by the capitalist.
For instance, the average farmer goe,;
to his field to nlousrh with a snan
Tbiorses harnessed with chain tugs
nitcneoj-io a piow ana alter following
them alPdaylie finds that he has only
turned overaisout two and one-half
acres; he then proceeds to sow. his
grain, which is harrowed in separate
ly. But the capitalist Operates th3
Big Bonanza wheat farms oKNorth
Dakota, California and Washirigicji
with a combined steam plow, seeder
and harrow, and instead of cutt'ng
shocking, stacking and threshing hi?
grain separately as does the small In
dividual farmer, he proceeds with a
combined steam reaper and thresh er
and thus reduces the labor-time in pro
ducing one bushol . of wheat from
32 4-5 minutes to 2 1-5 minutes.
What is true of raising grain, is also
true of stock raising. It is the idea
of the socialists for the government to
own and operate farms, with the latest
labor-saving machinery that can be
procured. Socialism goes farther than
That: it touches the inner circles of
the home. It proposes to build public
laundries" and bal erie3 and lift the
heavy burdens that now weight down
the shoulders of the housewife an;!
You have named three causes that
have brought about. the present exist
ing evils of society, and they are n
doubt real evils, but you have failed to
mention one that is greater than eith
er of them, namely, the exploiting of
the laborer by his em plover. Accord
ing to the census bulletin 150, Unite!
States government report, the avera.ee
production per laborer was $2,451 per
year while the average wage paid was
$437. Each laborer has been robbed
of $2,014 of the product of his own
labor. TTnder-socialism that vast army
of 125.000 miners that have beep idle
all summer would have been emp'oved
by the government and would have re
ceived the full product of their toil.
Under socialism the labor-saving ma
chinery ' of the nineteenth century
would be a blessing to mankind in
shortening , the hours of labor. Bui
under commercialicm thev are a curse
for the wage slave is forced to work
these giant machines and give tht
drones that own them the lion's ahart
while 'he receives just enough of th
necessities of life to sustain his phy
sical existence and produce his kind
in ordr that the future generations of
drones may be permitted to revel in
the luxuries of their fathers. Under
socialism we will not reduce produc
tion, but on the contrary will in
crease it With the farms operated
with labor-saving machinery run bv
steam or electricity fully one-half of
those now engaged in farming could
be placed in other field3 of produc
tion. TJae trusts have taught, us the
lesson of collective ownership of tb.3
means of production and it will not be
very long before they will teach us an
othert that of the collective ownership
of the means of distribution, unless
the middle man and wage slave
awakes from his lethargy... The wage
slave, should face the future with a
bright hope. He can free himself if
he wilL He has nothing to lose bu5
his chains, and. a world of happiness,
peace and plenty to gain. He has cre
ated all wealth, therefore, he should
own all wealth. .
FRED E. BARNARD.
Grand Island, Neb.
Wild Cat Issues
Editor Independent: Since subscrib
ing for your paper I can hardly wait
from - one week to another for it. I
think it the. best paper I have ever
read and only wish I was able to have
it in the homes of many more of our
people so that they might learn the
truth about the affairs of our great
country as J find it . shown up in The
Independent .When I read mine I
hand it to some of my-neighbors so
that I may get them interested in it.
I am anxious to see and hear what
you say in regard to the bills intro
duced now in congress on the money
question allowing the national banks
to issue 50 per cent over and above thr,
amount of bonds they have deposited
Is that not going back to the old wild
cat banking system of years ago? If
I understand the bill as introduced this
is certainly the way in which I would
understand it. W. B. ESSICK.
North Benton, O.
(It is really difficult to guess just
what bill will finally become a law,
but it is no trick at all to forecasc
the nature of the financial legislation
if present tendencies are not checked
The bankers are determined to have
complete control of the issue of all
currency, and before they can secure
this they must destroy the greenbacks
and silver dollars in some way just
how, remains to be seen. Yes, the
drift of all recent bills is a return to
the old wild cat idea, with some modi
fications so the blame for trouble can
be thrown . upon the government
Prizes for Stock Judging
One feature of the live stock judg
ing parliament that is to be held in
Lincoln, January 23-31, is a contest
for prizes. Several prominent breed
ers, including' Thomas 'Mortimer of
Madison. Riley. Bros, of Albion, Will
iam Ernst of Graf, W. A. Apperson of
Tecumseh, O. P. Hendershot of Heb
ron, Col. F. M. Woods. U. S. A., the
"Nebraska Duroc-Jersey association.
and Professors Burnett and Smith of
fer sums aggregating over $100 for
those showing, the greatest proficiency
in judging different classes of animals.
The contest will taktilace on the last
day and will te open toailwho enroi
for the parliament.
Two carloads of choice young, firf-ed-ing
-bu!ls Will be shipped. in for prac:
ice work in the selection .of .sire.3.
Many of these will be available for
purchase should they be wanted.
Frpetire will also be given on the
splrr-tion of steers for the feed lot.
The progr.-tm of thf various agricul
tural meetings which .are to he held
in Liiiro!:i. Janv.nry 20-23, promise to
be the most interesting ever given.
The half rates on railroads are good
until the close of the judging parlia
ment following the meetings, it is
expected manv will take advantage of
the opportunities offered by attending
The indications are favorable for a
large and enthusiastic gathering of
AN OBJECT LESSON
G. S Floyd, box 562. Seattle, Wash.
T have read populist and greenback
literature ever since it was first pub
lished and realize the necessity of giv
ing those publications a living sup
port, seeing that it for the lack of this
that so mny abte champions r,f the
pponle's cause have beep forced to suc
cumb and cease publication. This
leads m to congratulate vou upon
vour ahility to survive the misfor
tunes that have come upon our. Dartv
and to hone that populist- princiole
may yet. prevail. T have lost trad
of the Nou?onforniit and other f?v
orjf pprtv organs, but. snw (h
Knight Watchman, as the Nat lorn I
Watchman, pti flown before th r?trl--H"n'
caste of -th eiof. (Tha tn,rPor
for"tt is now the Central Ffl.rtner.
nnbljahed at Omaha: Prof n. Vincent
editor and pronrietcr. Ed. Ind.)
F. M. . Marrs. Ptephenville. Tex.:
Hvine read vo"r three samnle copies,
and being a democrat, I eandidiv sav
I do not lPe them. (What sort of
democrat? Ed. Ind.) !
, In a Restaurant. . ,
A physician puts the qiicry.r,'Have you never
noticed in any large restaurant at lunch or din
rert tnethe large number of hearty, vigorous
o l men at the table?; men whose ages run from
6o to 8o years; many of them bald and all per
haps gray, but none of them feeble or ten He?"-
Perhaps the spectacle is so common as to have
escaped your observation or comment, but never
theless it is an object lesson which means some
thing. . -
If you will notice what these hearty old fel
lows are eating you will observe that they are
not munching bran cratkers nor gingerly pick
ing theirwav through a menu card of new fan
gled health foods; on the contrary they seem to
prefer a juicy roast of beef, a properly turned lorn
ot mutton, and even the deadly broiled lobster
is not altogether ignored. .
- The point of all this is tha a vigorous old age
depends upon good digestion and plenty of
wholesome food end sot fon dating and an
endeavor to live upon bran crackers.
There is a certain class rf fcod cranks who
seem to believe that meat, coffee and manv other
good thingsare rank poisons, but these cadaver
ous, silky looking individualsare a walking con
demnation of their own theories
The matter in a nnfciii 'c ihoi ir it., rimnu
secrets the natural digestive juices in suffic ent
Quantity any wholesome food will be promptly
digf-sted; if the stomach does not do so, and ce.
ta n foods cause distress one or two of Stuart'a
Dyspepsia Tablets alter each meal will remove
all difficulty because they supply just what eacit
weak omaoh lacks, pepsin, hydrochloric acic,
diastase and nui. . , ',,
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets do not act upon the
I OWt'ls and. in faof aro yrx ct. ,',1. n ... :
as thev act almost em , r i).. tA
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aigtsling it thoroughly and thus gives a much
Siviuj tii nyucuic ior inc next
Of Deo tile who travel in -.if n ,,c
. 1 - - . " ' UUi V VI.U UJV.
S uart s Dyspepsia Tablets, knowing them to be
i j i " 'sluu'ctl aBy I'lJie, ana aiso raving
tound out by expetience that they are a safe
guard ncnit.st inrlio-pvt;, n in on .,A
nig as they have to. at all hours and a 1 kinds of
loud, the traveling public for years have pinned
their faith to Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets. -
All drUPCISta fifll thftn at rr, f..1t
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- i vpjwiuu were usitca, wm say mac
Stuart S Dvsnerisifl Tahlftcie tc-f ..u.
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The Hotel Walton
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WANTEDFAITHFUL PERSON TOTRAVEL
for well established house in a few counties,
calling on retail merchants and agents. Local
territory. Salary $1024 a year and expenses,
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Fruit Farm For Saitr ...
A most desirable fruit farm, con
sisting of one hundred and sixty acres,
located immediately on the west bank
of the Missouri river, . in extreme
southeastern Nebraska, where crops
of no kind have ever failed. No bet
ter fruit soil. Write Robert W. Fur
nas, Brownville, Neb.
Fire Proof Safe
Large fire proof and burglar rro6f
safe, 414 feet high, 3 feet square 'for
sale at a bargain. Addres&rP.'F. zim
mer, 116 South 10th st-Lincoln, Neb.
Hon. W. A. Way, state senator from
the 12th district, visited The Inde
pendent Monday and spent a pleasant
hour discussing the probable course
of legislation during the present session.
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