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THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT
W an aBXtOM to Introduce our household remwllM Is.
very home throughout tho Americas, and are doing some
Mutational advertising to do thla quickly and titoroosnlf.
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monpT. Wnra wb Lite received the twiner for the medi
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la genuine CHINA, and has absolutely no trade-mark or advertisement of
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how yon got it. Absolutely noothorcondltions. Dishes packed andshippHL
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NBW YORK ASSOCIATION, DeptV Ul IJroadway.New York
I a ta James Barton Adam
Colorado Imperialism P...
The militia's come to our bouse to camp an' eat an' sloep,
'Cau-e the ownia are a pay in' fur its hire an' board ho' keep,
Ad the bugle are a sundio' an' the drums a beaiin' loud
An' the officers art m stei pin' mighty high an' miirbty proud.
You must mind what y. u're a doin' an' be keerful what you say.
You m us' only pak in whimpers when you'rs kneelin' down to pray;
Fur it's only to the gineral that you should be devout
An' he'll git you in the bull pen if
" out, '
You mils' bow in meek submission when the gineral is 'round,
You mus' kowN w in hi prei-ence till your forehead bumps the ground,
You, mus' tremble like you thought it was your own solemn knell
When you hear the noisy clapper o' the state militia Bell
You mus' go to bt-d instanter when the bugle sounds ta too
An' at tap- mu' blow your lights out, not a glim'mus' be in view.
An' you mus' n't do i:o tsn rtin,' fur the spies are on a scout
An' they'll git you in the bull pen if
. v out. .
MusVt speak unless you're tor to, musn't think without permit,
But mus' tand in dumb obej ence 'thout a champin' at the bit;
Though the dose in your opinion is too strong to tit the case,
You mus' swaller without gaggin' or a wrinkle o' the face.
They're iuiportin' muscled ointment for to heal the labors tabs
And have ordered that you mu-n't do bo pickin' at the scabs;
Mu.-'n't even aatvh the prows with your lips hung in a pout,
For they'll git you in the -bull pen if
watch ... .
The militia's come to our house, there's blueness in the air
An' bayonets are flashin' on the hillsides everywhere;
The watchfires are a gleamin' at the pickets' lo: ely camps.
But there is no gleam a c min' from the sturdy miners' lamps. -Every
labor limb i fettered by the military chain,
We are governed by the fancies of the military brain,
An' the wisdom o' that rule you mus'n't for an instant doubt,
Fur they'll git you in the bull pen it "
' don't ;' - ' ' .'-.J. .
. ,-, . ': ' out. .. ' '." "
RULED BY A SATRAP
A Most Astounding Condition of Affairs la
the KtaU of ClorHdU 111 it Re
sult la lliood Mtrtl?
There is a state of affairs in- Colo
rado that is perfectly astounding. The
republican governor has the whole na
tional guard cn duty, in a county where
the civil authorities have often and
officially declared that there is no dis-
order or insurrection, where the courts
are in session and all civil processes
are executed without opposition. But
since the military has come, the com
manding officers have defied the courts,
refused to give up prisoners demand
ed under the writ of habeas corpus and
filled the court room with armed sol
diers. During last week John Lynch,
marshal of the town of Independence,
was seized by the soldiers and thrown
into the bull pen. Mr. Lynch is rec
ognized as a conservative, energetic
official. No crime is charged against
him and none was committed. He is
said to have expressed the opinion that
the Cripple Creek miners are good,
law-abiding people and that sending
the national guard to the camp was
unwarranted and unnecessary.
The soldiers raided the hall of the
Free Coinage miners' union in Altman.
They broke open the doors and en
tered. Without arresting anybody they
William Dodsworth was seized by a
military squad and thrown into the
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military prison. No charge is pre
ferred against him and he has com
mitted no offense so far as anybody is
aware. He ased the officer the rea
son for his arrest, but was vouch
safed no reply. "
Mr. Dodswortli Is a very conserva
tive man. He is a large property own
er in Goldfield and is regarded as
among the best citizens of Teller
The only offense he can possibly
have committed is tliat he was recent
ly elected president of Victor miners'
union No. 32.
All of these invasions of sacred per
sonal rights were made with the
threatening swagger common to the
bearing of the military in dealing with
the citizens of the district.
Cripple Creek has been as quiet and
orderly as any city in Colorado since
the moment of the strike. For the
two weeks following the strike and be
fore the guards were sent there was
as little disturbance in that camp as
in any place of its size in the coun
try. Not a dollar's worth of property
had been injured, nor had any threats
to injure property been made. Yet. a
few min" owners who had determined
to destroy unionized labor in Cripple
Creek induced the governor to place
the entire military forces of the state
at their command for the purpose.
In whit country do we live? Surely
not in the United States, and yet the
governments of Russia or Germany or
Austria or T"rvev would break the
swords and strip the epaulets from the
shoulders of the officers who would
dare to commit such outrages upon
The root of it all is an unholy and
daptarrilv contract between the gov
ernor of the state and a dozen wealthy
mine owners to turn over to thm the
f "11 "strength of thj ptate'i military
nowr to cr'ifh o"t not dist'Tbartoe.
for there has been none; riot insurrec
tion, for there has be-n none: not a
conspiracy to in nnvvi Impede the
rlne PTPctlnn of the laws of the state,
for there has beo none but to tamn
tr Ufa nt of as legal a Ind'wtrbl
ofpnnteation as ever existed In nnv
co'irtrv and wh se number are the
ptrone. courageous, ind"Qtr'ons mpn
who have brought the wealth of the
mountains to the world's markets and
who, in case of menace to the gov
ernment frpm withcutr would comprise
the front ranks of an army pledged to
9t a f nnonooo ?wAOAfra I'l
On tho Right Road
Editor Independent: Enclosed you
will find $1 for which please credit
my subscription for 50 cents and 25
cents each for two trial subscriptions
enclosed. I would have stopped your
paper but for the Denver conference.
I think it a good thing the right
course to pursue, the best that could
be done. Now let us act in accord
ance with the conference and the mud
slingers can hit no ont so effectively
as themselves. Some would be afraid
of Jo Parker. I am not I believe he
did the best he could and worked for
the success of his cause, but the odds
were heavily against him. Boys, don't
consider him too severely. He did
much that others of us might have
failed in worse than ne did.
Now that the road has been opened
for the believers in the principles of
true government, let us all lend a
hand and we can make the people's
party greater than ever before, great
enough to win in the next great war
of November, 1904. Success to you and
Secretary Edgerton. Yon are on" the
right road now. A. F. FOREMAN.
A Cheap Farm
A half section in Red Willow county.
Eight miles from McCook. . All fenced
and cross fenced; 200 acres under plow,
8 acres ash grove, house, granary, ice
house stable, 2 chicken houses, well,
wind mill and tank, 10-acre hog lot,
100 acres in pasture; fences two ard
three wire; one mile to splendid
school. Crops this year yielded abont
as follows: Spring wheat, 25 bu., fall
wheat 30 to 35 bu., and 80 acres in
corn will make about 30 bu. per acre.
This is a good far i and will make a
splendid home for any one. Price $10
per acre. Any one interested in this
write to Weber & Farrir?, Lincoln,
Never Too Late
Editor Independent: Enclosed find
2C cents for which please send The
Independent to E. A. Edwards, ' Min
cie, Ind. Commence with the Septem
ber 10 number, as I wish him to get
your paper of that date. He is a
"red hot," "dyed in the wool" re
publican of the "purest ray serene."
As he is my brother and the only one
I have left, I would like to get his
eyes open if I can, although he is an
old man of 77. years. "As long as there
U life there is hope." Excuse nty pen
manship, for I am nearly 87 years old
and my eyesight is not very eood.
V'.", AMOS II. EDWARDS.
Bentonville, Ark. v '
Farm Land In Buffalo County
A24.' C40-acre farm, 5 miles from
town; 270 acres under plow; improve
ments worth $3,000; a splendid farm.
Price $18 per acre. Easy terms. Best
bareain in the st.te.
7D. 160 acres grass land. 5 miles
from town, rolling. $7.50 per acre.
. 53D. 80 acres, smooth and all under
cultivation; no buildings; 6 miles
from towni Price $20 per acre.
44D. 160-acre farm, 7 miles from J
Kearney; rolling; email, house and
barn; all fenced: 100 acres in crqps:
10 acres in alfalfa, balance hay land.
19D. 160 acres, 5 miles from town;
rolling black soil; house and barn; 50
acres under cultivation; balance in
pasture. Price, $3,000.
16D. 160 acres 145 acres under plow
balance pasture; 6-room house, gran
ary, stable, cow shed; mile and half
from Kearney; fine alfalfa and dairy
farm. Price $25 per acre.
The above for sale by Weber & Far
ris, Lincoln, Neb.
Horace Jerome, R. F. D. 1. Bridge
port, Mich., says the Courier Herald of
East Saginaw is very much disturbed
because "some fool papers have said
t hit Secretary Shaw has put $40,
000,000 more in the national banks,
and hastens to say it isn't true." Well,
it isn't. Shaw hasn't put in the whole
forty millions yet, hut he is making a
hole in it. The total deposits of U.
S monev in national banVs was exact
ly $164,400,316 on September 29. What
he did was to change the system of
bookkeeping and seegregate about
fortv millions of internal revenue al
readv in the treasury, and declare he
wo"ld deposit this in national banks.
This he has been doing at the rate of
about eight millions a week.
,' C. A. Carlon, Unland, Neb.! 0t
rae is boneless. We lack the main
tWne majority, and if you owned
Tioeenes' lamp, you could not. muster
that, amount of honest patriots in this
country. (Brother Cprlon Is rather
too pessimisticEd. Ipd.)
. ; :ii .u y :i- -. i ' v
Pjw John Samuels Paid a $3,oo ;
. Jonn Samuels lives in Brown coun
ty, Kansas. He Is a farmer thirty-five
years of age. He came to Kansas from ;
the East In '81, bringing a young wife, -two
children, and some money. The
money he Invested in 160 acres of land.'
He paid a good price six thousand dol
lars, two thousand down and a mort
gage back for four thousand. But it
was a well-improved farm and
There have been fat and lean year
In Kansas, and in 1902 John Samuels
still owed three thousand dollars on
his place. He had reduced tTie debt
one thousand dollars, an average of
one hundred dollars per year, and kept
the Interest paid up. His expenses in-
A fla) mk 4. fc. a. i. A S 1 -
His wife's health was not so -good of
late, and he paid an occasional doc
tor's bill. Some improvements and
extensions must be made on the farm
buildings. He would be fortunate if
he could make these additional neces
sary expenditures, keep his interest
paid up and continue applying one
hundred dollars per year on-the mort
gage. . "
rie realized at this rate he will be a
very old man before the farm will be
free from debt. If he dies the home
will be sold; perhaps at a time when
it may bring little, if any, more than
the mortgage. The savings of a life
time will be lost and the wife and chil
dren will suffer.
One day a stranger -appeared and
asked permission to explain life in
surance. Mr. Samuels listened intent
ly, conceded it was just what he need
ed, that he would like a policy, if he
could pay for it, but he owed three
thousand dollars on his farm, and it
was all he could do to pay the interest
and a hundred dollars a' year on the
principal. x As the premium on a pol
icy at his age would be $102.60, he did '
uot see how he coirld carry it
"Suppose," said the agent, "the per
son who holds this mortgage on the
farm should say to you: Tf you con
tinue to pay the interest as before, but
instead of paying, one hundred dollars
a year on the principal, pay me $102.60
per year, I will, if you die, cancel the
mortgage, giving your wife the farm.
If you live twenty years, I will release-'
the mortgage, giving the farm to you. ,
You surely . would accept such a propo
sition. Now, Mr. Samuels, continue
paying the interest, but instead of
paying one hundred dollars per year ,
on the principal, take a three thou-!-sand
dollar policy in the Old Line
Bankers Life Insurance Company of
Nebraska, which , at your age, . thirty-
five, will cost $102.60 each year for
twenty years. If you die, your life in-,
surance will pay the loan and leave
your home free of debt If you live
twenty . years, your cash settlement,
consisting of the guaranteed - reserve
and estimated surplus will 5 pay the
mortgage and leave you $210.45. You
have paid out $2,052.00, and have left
?210.45, thus paying a debt of three.,
Lhousand dollars with $1,841.55, or
sixty-two cents on the dollar, having
meanwhile a guarantee that, should
you die, the debt is canceled."
For more than a century, farms and
homes have been paid for in this man
ner, by policies in Old Line Insurance
Companies. Permit our agent to ex
plain the details more fully. If you
want more land, ask for Circular No. 1
"How Jones Bought and Paid for a
$6,000 Farm." If you are a renter, or
just starting in business, or working
for a, salary, ask for Circular No. 3.
showing how, without security on your
part, you may buy a bond on twenty
years' time, guaranteeing to your fam
ily a home, If you die, and to your
self a home if you live.
For further information address the
OLD LINE BANKERS LIFE INSUR
ANCE COMPANY of Lincoln, Ne
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