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JUNE 4, 1903.
THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT
was known as the "advance agent of
prosperity," Teddy appears in tit
role of traveling salesman for ship
Millers' national federation in ses
sion at Detroit Discussing flour car
rying rates. -
Textile strike at Philadelphia vir
tually complete. Not half a dozen in
operation of the 550 plants which re -
fused the 55-hour week. More than
60,000 idle in the Kensington (carpe:;
Deputy revenue collector takes
charge of White Mills distillery and
50,iva barrels of whisky at Louisvillt1,
Ky. half a million dollars' worth
because of replacing old whisky with
Gold shipments Thursday will b'j
$4,700,000: Heideibach, Ichelheimer &
Co., Goldman, Sachs & Co., L. v:m
Hoffman & Co., and other "patriots
with hook noses and unDronouncab'e
names get the rake-off. How long can
'this last before the squealing begins I
The Duke of Argyll has sold Ion-
island. Hebrides, to the Carthusian
monks, recently expelled from the
monastery of the Grande Chartreuse,
in France, bmgie taxers rememoer
the Duke's debate with Henry George.
General svnod of Evangelical Luth
cran church in session at Baltimore
Kentnckv federation nf women's clubs
at Lexington. Annual meeting of
chainmakers union at Columbus, u.
State reunion of ex-prisoners of the
civil war at Granville, O. King's
Daughters at Detroit, Mteh.
Group Na lr Nebraska bankers' as
sociation, announces meeting at Hum
boldt, June 10. Dr. P. L. Hall, cash
ier of the Columbua National bank.
Lincoln, will read a naner entitle I
, "Tax on Deposits to Protect Deposi
A dispatch from Tokio, via Victor
ia, B. C, dated May 22, says that
the Japanese diet Has been prorogue:
for three, davs and that the land ta-3
bill was turned down by Marquis Ito's
President Roosevelt unveiled a
monument to- Lincoln at FreeDort. Ill .
and a sqldiers and sailors' memorial
hall at Rockford.
Ambassadors JoseDh H. Choate and
Robert S. McCormick arrived in New
York. The latter pooh-poohed the
story about bis "court dress," but ad
mitted that there "was some gilt oh
Thursdav Moraine. June 4. Presi
dent Roosevelt spoke at' Freeporl,
Rockford, Rochelle, Aurora,, Joliet,
Dwfeht. Pontiafr. Lexinerton atid
Bloomington, III., Wednesday. The
democratic mayor ot Dwight is said t.i
have, promised Teddv to support hiiii
for re-election but, then, Dwight U
8, "gold cure" town.
Senator Foraker tells the Milwau
kee Sentinel that he is opposed to th;
"Iowa idea." being "opposed to an
general revision of the tariff."
It is said that Gould. Harriman and
Rockefeller have secured the Em
railroad, crowding out the Pennsvl
vania railroad and will make the Erie
eastern connection for Burlington, U,
P., St. Paul, and Gould systems.
National conference of old order of
German Baptists at Goshen, Ind., with
5,000 in attendance, votes to prohibit
their members from using telephones
in their homes.
State of Ohio, City of Toledo, Lucas
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he
is the senior partner of the firm of F,
J. Cheney & Co., doing business in the
city of Toledo, county and state afore
said, and that said firm will pay the
sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS
for each and every case of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by the use of
Hall's Catarrh Cure.
FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed
in my presence, this 6th day of De
cember, A. D., 1886.
(Seal) A. W. GLEASON,
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken inter
nally and acts directly on the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Send for testimonials, free.
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0.
Sold by druggists. 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best ,
A Summer Trip Unsurpassed on the
The trip to Salt Lake City or to
the Pacific coast via that point over
the IV nver & Rio Grande and the Rio
Grande. Western is the most beauti
ful in America. No European trip of
equal length can compare with it in
grandeur of scenery or wealth of
nove't interest Then Salt Lake City
itself is a most quaint and picturesque
place and well worth the journey. Iw
Mormon temple, tabernacle, tithing
Cfflce and church Institutions; its hot
sulphur springs within the city lim
its,' its delightful temperature, sun
ny climate and its Great Salt Lake
deader and denser than the Dead S;a
in Palestine are but a few features,
of Salt Lake City's countless attrac
tions. There are parks, drives, canons
and beautiful outlying mountain and
lake resorts. Imagine if you can, a
bath in salt water a mile above sea
.level and in. water in which the hu
man body cannot sink. Inquire of
your n'earest ticket agent for low
tourist rates to Salt Lake City, or
write ' for Information and copy of
"Salt Lake City, the City of the
Saints," to S. K. Hooper, general pas
senger agent, Denver, Colo.
Offllg pMtril fnmmltlnA L'(!hm 1
viuiw wuiiiiui uuimmiibB iiiueiiiig
The state central committee of the
people's independent party of Nebras-
Ka is hereby called to meet at the
Grand hotel, Lincoln, Neb., at 2 p
m Tuesday. June 23. 1903. The pur
pose of this meeting is to fix time and
place for holding the state convention
and the transaction of any other bus
iness that may properly come before
A cordial Invitation is extended ti
all members of the party who possi
bly can to be present on this occasion,
as a general conference will be held
and all matters pertaining to the wel
fare of the party discussed.
Questions of vital importance will
come up for discussion at this meet
ing, and members of the people s iu
dependent party are 1 earnestlv re
quested to make some personal sacrl
fice, if necessary, to be present and
taice part in the deliberations.
B. R. B. WEBER,
J. R. FARRIS, Chairman.
L. Ward, Syracuse. Neb.: I have
been a patron of The Independent
ever since its foundation. Have nev
er believed in its fusion doctrines, but
voted the ticket because I believed in
the majority ruling. I am through
doing that now.
INVESTMENTS THAT PAY
32.0-aere farm one mile from Aa
new. Lancaster countvr 260 acres ue
der plow; good improvements Price
Choice farm. C80 acres: good im
provements-: 200 aeres in pasture: one
mile from Huntley. Harlan countv:
aiiaira land, trice 23 Tier acre tut
quick sale. $8,000 or $&.000- cash, bal
ance plenty of time. No 740.
Great ranch of 980 acres: 120 acres
in alfalfa, which made 6 tons per acre
last year. First-class improvement?.
Located near Alma. Harlan cotmtv.
Price $18 per acre. No. 733.
Adams county farm of 1C0 acres.
nearly all under cultivation. Cose to
town: eood improvements. 45 aers
wheat, 45 acres oats and balance corn
which goes with the place if taken at
once. Price $4,500. There is a mer?
gage for $1,000 due in five years at
5 1-2 per cent so it only requires $2V
wu to take the place with crop all li
the ground. No. 731.
400 acre farm five miles from enod
town in Harlan county. Alfalfa land.
140 acres in cultivation, 220 in pas
ture, 10 acres in fine timber. Splendid
improvements: near school and
church. Owner in poor health and
must sell. Price $14 per acre. No.
This is one of the choicest farms in
Nebraska: 320 acres 2 milrs from
Huntley, Harlan county. 300- acres
as level as floor. Good improvements
some alfalfa growing, vetted for t.l;
year and crop goes to the purchaser
a mighty desirable farm and the
crops now in will pay half the mice o
same. Price $23 per acre. No. 707.
Choke ranch in Knox countv. 10
miles from Creighton. 440 acres: C0
acres in cultivation; good improve
ments; running water. Price $20 psr
acre. One-third cash and plenty of
time on balance. This Is a snap.
240 acre farm 2 miles north nf
Huntley, Harlan county; good im
provements; close to creamery, and
will make splendid dairv farm. Prirv
$4,500. No. 680.
160 acre farm 3 miles from Hunt-
ey; 70 acres cultivated: plenty of hay
and; no buildings. Wheat last vea'r
made owner half the nrice. Pri
i,wv. No. 679.
175 acre farm in Harlan countv
Close 10 good town: 125 arrpa iin.tr-
plow. Splendid buildines. Prir $4 -
000; $2,800 cash and time on $1,200.
320 acre farm in Harlan rountv
near good town; 1C0 acres under plow,
buildings new and eood. PHp is
per acre. Remember this county U
in the great alfalfa belt No. 661.
Weber & Farris, Lincoln, Nebraska
have all the above properties for sate
and will be pleased to furnish any in
formation desired. It only costs you
a stamp to get full information re
garding property we have for sale,
and it may save you several hundred
dollars, in the price of a farm. Writ a
us what kind of property you want
and the amount of money you desire
to invest and we will submit some of
our very best propositions. Harlan
county lands have increased 20 pe
cent in 8 months; as the acreage of
alfalfa Increases the prices Jump no.
The choice pieces are being gobbled
up. The man who wants to enjoy th
unprecedented raise in prices oMhes)
lands must act quickly. You will
make more money in the rapid in
crease of a piece of this land bought
now than you will make off a farm in
the rext ten years.
We have eight customers each who
desire to buy a good farm. If you
moperty is for, sale send us a de
scriptionit may just suit one of
mem. we Der & Farris, Lincoln, Neb.
N. J. Slater, R. F. D. 2, Indepen
dence, la.: I am a populist -and why
not? I lived for 13 years In Nebras
ka. Glad that our organization has
been maintained, because we surely
can stay and feel at home If the "ro
organizers" get the cavel awav from
Bryan and his colleagues. Bryan is.
ail right and is making, a grand fight
to hold the party loyal to the Chicago
and-Kansas City platforms and demo
cratic principles but he may lose.
John Halligan of Albion, Neb., was
on Tuesday's market with a load of
18 head of mixed cows and steers
which sold for the fancy price of $5
per hundred by the well known firm
of Nye & Buchanan Co. Mr. Halli
gan expresses himself as extremelv
well pleased with this sale. . , . -
The materialistic conception of his
torysee Karl Marx Edition, Julv
A Free Advertisement
Editor Independent: Are you real
ly independent? Do vou wait for nub-
lic opinion to form before you allow
your paper to speak of a new propo
sition 7 The most of the newspapers
are followers of the small sheets that
have fought through the pionetr
stage for the idea. You will read part
of the Bulletin and get an idea; don't
read it all you might ret two of
them. J. H. HANLY.
Attorney at Law.
215 N. 6th st, Quincy, 111.
(Mr. Hanlv's "idea" seems nrimar-
lly to get a little free advertising for
himself and his real estate business.
Well, The Independent is independent
enough to Indulge him thfs once.
Mir. Hanly publishes a neat HttT
monthly called the Farm and Hnmo
Bulletin" to boost his large real es
tate business, -his 'law practice, and
his civic union an organization In
tended, as he says, to enable men tn
"pull your own weight in your own
party." He tried to eet the dmn.
cratic nomination for the legislature
m 1302 but was defeated; yet in
tends to try. try aaain in 1904. Hin
fad is "medical attention and medi
cine at public expense." Good "idea."
But what's the matter also with "food
and cooking at public expense?"'
wo, The Independent doesn't wait
ror public opinion to form before it
SpeaKS. It helPS make public nninfnn
Particular attention Is called to thn
special bargain offered by Branch Sr.
Miner Lo. in their crocerv comhinn
tion advertisement in this issue: Thn
goods are first class and full weight
send wem ro-ir orrter today. The In-
depenclent guarantee satififar'tiniv
Your mcnev back if vou are not saf.
isfied. The Branch & Miller Co. are
valuable natrons of The rndnnpnrfpnt
and we want them to have the libe'-al
patronage of our readers that thoy
Union, Union, Union
Editor Independent: I am srivinar
the three papers vou sent me a vrv
close and interested reading. I have
been talking with ex-populists, learned
something of your policy. You ara
on the road leading to the right track,
if you will only proceed. You show
up the injustice v of our present ad
ministration in glaring terms. You
appear to have a heart of humanity
in your bosom that yearns for the re
lief of suffering humanitv. Th t-
populists here tell me that when thev
espoused populistic ideas they looked
for relief, but saw the giant, popul
ism, aie. borne ot them are mourn
ing and refuse to be comforted, oth
ers have allied themselves with other
Look back and in your Imagination,
see the healthy, robust, beautiful pop
ulistic "babe." It grew to manhood,
went to our capitol, but was theia
handicapped for lack of company.
Lived a few years and died. Now
why try the physiological feat of re
surrection? If you bring it to life it
will only die again. It must starve.
There is not room for such a large
family of political children. There la
only air enough allowed to aeriate
the vital fluid in a healthjr conditioa
of two parties. In your mind's eye
look down into November,, 1904, and
witness the large family of politicians
asking admittance, knowing that only
two healthy ones will be admitted.
Why be so foolhardy as to struggle
on to certain defeat In union ther i
is strength! With republicans in the
lead, then socialism followed by dem
ocracy,, populism. prohibition!::,,,
greenbackers, gold democrats am
perhaps a few more parties that will
rise up. It is plain to be seen, that
the dissentions and wrangling out
side of the republican, party will givo
the republicans their desired victory.
xou are wielding a powerful weapon
for victory if you will change your
tactics. Unite with the largest po
litical body now that advocates the
principles almost identical with yours.
If you are honest in endeavoring to
upbuild the human race there Is no
other alternative. You have the fixed
attention of thousands of ex-populisU
that have never grasped the situation
that be a platform ever so far-reaching
toward giving the greatest gbod t
the greatest number, it will never bo
of effect unless sustained by the ma
jority vote. You may succeed in ral
lying thousands of ex-populists around
the old standard, while you are da
ing that, the democrats are concen
trating their numbers. The socialists
are drawing from the- republicans,
democrats, prohibitionists and eouni
ing their recruits by the thousands.
With five or six political parties in
the arena the republicans will havs
another "walk away" equal to No
I think the republican victory of
the 1002 election waa attributable to
the socialist migration from the dem-'
ocratic party and by one. party con
tinually weakening another, the stai
warts will keep in power. Our past
history shows us the unreliability of
trusting an . elected few to make or
administer laws. When the laws caa
be made and administered by the
voice of the people we win
efficiency of legal enactments.. I can
not learn by your policy that you ad
vocate only a partial reform. If oth-'
erwlse, why not unite fnrof with
party that demands a radical reform?
A government that would control the
iana ana all the utilities. It can be
made a more successful success nivm.
erly managed than the partially auc-
ceBsiiu enterprises: eapltalistkally
I have the best of eood will toward
any party that advocates alleviation
from the slavery and extortion that
the proletariat is groaning under now.
I admire the effort of reform narHowi
endeavoring to peacefully secure ttif
wu-given-ngnts oi the soil and its
productions to supply happy homes
mica, wun educated, families unre
strained by selfish plutocratic oppres
sion. To secure freedom by ballot too
""wise man changes his mind often,
a fool never." I was once a repub
lican, about forty times a democrat
and all I ever received for howling
was a set of sore bronchial ore-ana t
am now allied to a party that his
given me priceless benefits in the form
of logic. I use4t in my financial af
fairs, in my arguments, while visit
ing, in my future prospects. The mora
used the brighter and more efficacious
It becomes. - -
Since writing the above I received
another copy of your valuable paper.
I do admire the strike you are mak
ing for justice. But the National
Economic league has attacked its
greatest foe, socialism. For the gool
there i3 in socialism, you and all oth
er reform parties come to the rescue.
Nothing will give the league mow
strength than division of the reform
ers! Notice the "people's rule" in
Massachusetts urging reform, but
what can it do alone? It takes a very
brave man to shift when he
position, though won by strenuous ef
fort ,appear untenable; why not all
join the populists? The N. E. I
would all skin their throat
ing that they intimidated the social
ists, une vietory they could claim.
Now why not help defend th HtaHei
they have attacked? Yon never wnitld .
belittle yourself an atom! It would
produce unspeakable consternation in
the ranks of the N. E, L. to read that
all reform parties had loined. n-.xf
this is enough. You see my aim
union, union, UNION!
Send an order to the Farmers' firn-
eery Co. for one of their comhl nntfn-n
orders of groceries. Hundreds nf em
readers have found their combination
bargains exactly as represented and
entirely satisfactory. Mention th
Issue of June 11 the critics win ha
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