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APRIL 13, 1907.
THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT
TOO HAW! JGQSQ! I
g::i you cou:it these dots?
SUCCESSFUL FMKIM WILL 61 VI TO THCSC WHO CAN COUHT
THE BOTS IN THE PIANO COWKCaY OR NEAREST CORRECTLY,
THE F0U0WINI LIST OF PHIZES: CAN YOU DO IT?
TktO Elegant FfcllSS. int to aMy and one to i tenttmi.
2nd. Two Hundred Dsllars Cssh.
3rd. Oni Hundred Dsllsrs Gash.
4th. Fifty Dsllars Cash.
5. Ten Dcllsrs Etch.
Hsxt 10. Fivt Dslisrs Essh.
Hut 25. Two Collars Each.
CONDITIONS 50 cent pay far en year ud eae
eeaet. $1.00 pays for tw. year m.md lares conata.
Ym cat f 50 extra if yen have three counts. It will
ay yea te hare three. 8ee ceaditiene below.
IP YOl WANT A PIANO OR OTHER PRIZES
ZFXlXSJa SEND YOUR COUNTS AT ONCE
If thisckart cats destroyed another
("i6e4opoa heavy Pfttier will be eant
Jopea reeerpt of acstaiup (or postage,
rnVniTinVC Sccnts Pf fora year's ssbscrlpttoata
VlliVl I lull J Bcrcsssrui. Fakmino and one count;
I1.B9m.ts for two roar, and three counts and makes you
eligible for the special I50.U0 priies given, to winners of Its prises if they
liM.it three counts. See below.
A W A D n S wUI b BULde as follows The persoa giving corrector near
An AKUJ est correotoonnt will get first prize. Wext nearest second.'ete.
550 pn I 7CC;"-We beliSTO ererybody sbonld bars three counts so they
itylLLD can hare one each side of what they think is corrcet to
more sure to hit it. To encourage this we will (ire $50.00 extra to win
ners of 1st priies if they have three coants. Remember if you hare one
count yon net piano on!v, but if yon nave three counts you get $50 extra.
TIMU DDI 7CC 835.00 Extra. We feel early counters should
IIITIE iKliCO be rewarded and we wiil aire 125.00 extra to the
persoa w in nisp piano if count is mailed by May 15th.
AI1D DECDAMCIRIf TVwrsPOn'tle business house, and
UUft ALOl UnolDILI I I every prize must be and will be paid as
stated. We refer to Iowa National Bank, Central 8tae Bank, German
Saying. Baak; in fact any Bank, Expre. Company, business house or
individual in Des Moines, as well as Dm or JBradstreets Agency, or the
publisher of this paper.
Iimrcc We hare wholly disinterested judges te award prises. Here 1.
(JU1UG3 what they say:
TO WHOM IT MAT CONCERN: W. ha v. .ten asks, hy the trtlUhera ef SUC
CESSFUL FARNHNfit ad s Wvt In their wnt.it and cm that prizes art. all
iwanM farrty. This w. will ifasl as auarantssittf sack esirtsitsni aksslirts fair
irMtmtnt. Sienst-W. W. MORROW, Trsasiirsr Stats sf tern; HUGH MEN NAN,
Jutis Bistriet Cert; Rtv. A. J. WKJUAMS.
In ease of tie we will write each person so tied asking them to make
as few words as possible from the letters of the alphabet, twin
letter of the alpkabat twice and only twtoo, end no one word more than
omce, each letter left over counting as one word. To the one tied in the
counting who gires us the fewest words as above will be awarded first
pnie. This practically eliminates all question of tie, bat if there should
by aay possibility be a tie ia this the prize will be divided equally be
tween these so tying. , ,
Subscription without counts is 25 cents per year, additional counts
after tou have three entered as per our terms in paragraph "condition"
aftovemay be entered at 2i cents each.
This contest is not to be confused with the (messing or estimating con.
tests. Our contest is a teat of skill in planning and counting and the
best person wins. Nobody connected with our paper will be allowed to W
compete. Contest doses June 80, but get your counts in at once. See '
about time prize sdovb.
mrs. l. w. mors.
PRIZE WINNERS IN PAST
A Diana far SI DA 8urlyPPisyter
riinnieT I. UU. your contests know lag
that they will receive (air treatment. Hew
glad I viae te win a plane for so small as
amooni and wholly unexpected. The paper
alone 1. worth all I paid.
HKS. L. W. NOTT , Marion, la.
He Wis i Pitno. waSwLaUwyou
are uoneat. l get a plan for a arise and
avr heard of you until I answered your ad.
Tour paper is worth twice the auhaoripUoa
prie. W. C ELLIOTT, Audubon, low.
Tint! fin Mm I St ray $108 aadlt wastes
wluU.UU rnZe. easiest I eer earned. The
dots are hard to count but I know the prises
go te those who win them fairly.
AMY R. BARN KB, Van Horn.lewa.
Ml MM P..L To WhsmltBsjOwieorBs
NBn wdUU Udsll. I won graadprisoof SIS
Cash in last contest. I was muck surprlaod. I
waattovoashaste 8uccsstul rarmlntr'a falroass to aary
and rybedy. JOHN A. OOODWiM, Klchmead, Va.
$50.00 for Canadi.TanVT.rh,rk,ni: Jr.il
. M.,t - . . I .III .... fte
Tjf,ps;r; UUWI A bwv(v ssm. sjvw b eviia us vejx u nivuev. aw n , m
agaia. MISS B. FORNIKB, Maatane, Queeoe W n i'Wf,
U.. .D!.., I rasaiKad the oiogant plan wuen i woa in
TlOn R rllnl.yeurracant contest, audall was perfectly
grand. I an recommending yu to all my Mends and you
are at liberty to use my name as reference any time you
wish. 1BAAG SHOT WELL, Koaklaad,0 Wo.
OTHERS WHO HAVE WONt
rB Hrra k. Furtman, Paaola,IlL E. L. Jones,
trianOS t Cottar At., Anionla, Coan. Mr. Lib
bieGreaUck,St.Faul, Minn. W, b, Kevr, .17 Frseman
Bt., Clnclanatl, O. J. OamachUch, Kentlngton, Kan. Edith
Hutchinson, Leonard. North Dakota.
fim fin Era I. Bncknr, Fredonla, Eas. CL S. Wyman,
fl UU Vinton, Iowa. K. M. Hail, Montrose, Ho. J.
W. gmltk, Kama, Okla,
fiCTft 8. Irving Stayer, M6 B. Bait. Baltimore, Md.
&Jit Btlnaoo. Areata. CsJlf. A. J. Pardua. Altooi
Albert Fetersoa, Uoldrogo, Me. Chaa. MoBiide, Peoria. 1U.
Jos. Unser, BoUotIow, O. Mrs. V. BU B toner, granger, la.
' THESE ARE BUT A PEW BP MANY. WE COULD GIVE A LIST OP HUN.
BREOS. YOU MIGHT AS WELL, BC A WINNER IP YOU 00 AT IT AT OMCE.
PPBlisher SUCCESSFUL FAnm, Ta at, bes Meines, lews.
I encloeo I..... ...i....... for sebseription to arccxssriJL Farmtno,
and I wtab tn enter the f write ladles' or ffents') Contest
If S1.00 is paid send three counts; if only 60c is paid seud ONLY ONE
count. The extra S50.00 go only to tnose having tukjus or more
My count is; (1) (S)
fiddress all letters to SUCCESSFUL FARfJUiG, 481 Tenth, St.. Des lloines, Iowa.
"VAC KING TMK BEC1I-
Attorney Gensral McCarter of New
Jersey accuses the president of quiz
zing proftp-etive federal judges on ttwHr
opinions and. probable decisions in
cases affecting his policies. Theoretical
ly this is a serious charge. When un
der former regimes people suspected
that federal judges were being appoint
ed with reference to their hostUity to
such policies as the president now
represents, their protest was long and
loud. Now the people do not protest,
hut the interests which had the sub
lime faith in the courts in that other
time are now frantic over the alleged
pHokirg of the bench. And unfortun
ately, wbnt have the lawyers to show
In cvii'ence that such packing of the
bench as the president Is accused of
doii.sr i not about as necessary to the
public welfare as "packing" the senate
with the riht sort of men? Even
President Lincoln decided after somo
experience that as between two candi
dates, one witli opinions that met hi
own ldiis of public policy, and another
who dul nut he felt a good deal ensitr
to appoint to the beruh the one who
uii. with hi:n. If the law wfre.a
t hin.tr to be inet'd out with a yardstlcK
it mH'lit b uHicreiit. Hut most of our
epochal supreme court decisions come
by about as close a vote as the presi
dential election. The people have no
ticed this. Mr. Dooley onc observed
that whether the constitution follows
the flag or not, he had noticed that it
usually followed the "miction" re
Tlurteeu Lincoln blocks make om
mile. A vehicle covering the distance
from street to street in one minute is
going a trifle faster than five miles
an hour, in a quarter of a minute over
twenty miles, in ten seconds between
thirty and thirty-five miles. The laws
governing the speed of automobiles In
Nebraska were passed with the sup
port of the automobile interests, and
cannot be said to be in any sense se
vere. The city is forbidden by the state
law to make any additional regulation
except as it applies to automobiles
kept fop hire. Owners are required to
register their machines with the secre
tary of state at an expense of one dol
lar, and display a number of piclfled
legibility. Tho speed limit in the most
crowded part of the city is ten miles
nn hour, more than street cars are
technically allowed. The necrelary of
state Is informed that the law govern
ing registration and numbering is not
being generally obeyed. Automobilists
recount as a common experience that
they lose all sense of speed in the ex
hilaration of rapid motion. The fre
quency with which the big machines
can be seen almost any hour of tho
day on the broad Eleventh street
pavement making their six blocks a
minute, thirty miles an hour, proves
the assertion to people who never set
foot in an automobile. Some laws are
too severe to be enforced. The automo
bile law seems to be too lax to be
STANDARD OIIS DEFEAT.
Standard Oil impregnability cannot
survive an indefinite number of earth
quakes like that in Chicago. Six
weeks ago the company was brought
to trial for something like two thous
and violations of the anti-rebate laws.
The trial was not a delvlog for proofs.
Those were matters of record and un
disputed; It was instead six weeks of
horseplay by the Standard Oil attor
neys with no Apparent end but to Htave
off the evil day for a time. First the
law was attacked because ofa flimsy
technicality connected with the now
interstate commerce law. Judge Lan
dia promptly squelched that motion.
Then 'the Standard attorneys proposed
to force the government to identify the
signatures on every bill of lading of
fered In evidence, some thousands of
them. Tho defense was set up of ig
norance of the regular rate. How
then, they argued, could they know
they were getting rebates? Judge Lan
dis instructed the jury that It was the
company's business to know the legal
rate. The jury voted guilty on the first
ballot. The minimum line is $1,463,000,
about three per cent of a year's net
earnings. The maximum is 529.260,000.
If this amount were levied, and the de
cision escapes all the deadfalls between
the court at Chicago and the court at
Washington, the line proof profits of
the Standard Oil company for this year
would be only a measly fifteen per
cent on the capital invested.
The return of the jurymen with the
announcement that they could not
agree, standing seven to Ave for a
verdict of murder In the first degree,
is a dash of salt water in the face of
the sentimentalists who wanted to see
Harry Thaw acquitted. Whether he
is eventually convicted, released or
sent to the madhouse, this failure to
acquit offhand will have a salutary
effect. It shows that it is not so easy
for a murderer to go scot free, even
if he has unlimited financial resources,
the most skilled legal defenders and Is
able to make a powerful appeal to the
"unwritten law" In a way to cause the
wells of sentiment to overflow.
Life Is held too cheaply in this
country. Homicide Is our national
crime. Acquittal in this case would
have encouraged scores of murders of
tho same kind in the next year. When
the presiding judge held the jurors to
a rigid adherence to the law, telling
them that they must And the man
guilty of one of three grades of mur
der' or acquit him on the ground of
insanity, he brushed away at one
breath a cloud of rose colored vapor
that had been hung about Thaw's de
fense. A verdict of guilty of murder would
have been better, but inconclusive as
it Is the failure to acquit adds to the
value of life and to the respect for
law In the United States.
Secretary Taft has left Cuba with Its
hostile factions and divergent interests
habiad Um. JTluuisb. ha i Ui nnf prnmlflB
the radicals an immediate election 0
the timid capitalists a prolonged Amer
ican occupation,, he seems to have sat
isfied everybody that everybody was to
be dealt with fairly, and no sore spots
are left behind. He is now in Porto
Rico, where conditions are not serious,
jnst a little fidgeting among the lead
ers because they cannot yet have' their
own way in all things; a trifle of re
sentment because congress declined to
quiet their title to be citizens either of
the - United States or of Porto Rico.
Secretary Taft will not apologize, for
the shortcomings of congress, but the
Porto Ricans know that he is fighting
all the time for justice for the scatter
ing Americas whose people have no
representation In congress and are
therefore likely to be forgotten by that
body. Here Is a sight the people of
the United States may wait long to see
again hence they would better take
notice now; a candidate for president
of the United States turning his back
on the American king with a vote, de
voting himself Instead to carrying the
square deal to unrestful wards in the
West Indies and the unfranchised
datto of the Philippines.
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Ono great food factory In the United
States Is provided thousands of people
with the Ideal wheat food which perfectly
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body without taxing the weakest diges
tion. This food IsMalta-Vita. It Is made .
form choicest whole wheat, throughly
washed, cleaned and steam cooked In
the cleanest food factory In the world
Since the enriient Hires wheat has been
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kind. HcicntiHis ((infirm this and hive
provt-d that It Is the only food on earth
pmdiH ts whfch contains every Hi men t
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Infancy to old ik In Malta-Vita the
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malt exlrwet which converts the March
ItiUi maltose (also called malt u(rr, or
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starch of ordinary food when tf.; n thro
ughly rhfwed, Thus Malta-Vita, "the
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It Is prompt v absorbed by th Wowl and
convert r-d Into frurpv of brain and Ndy
whl hf-r It m thrmigHty chewed ! not.
Maltn-Vlta hi'tN-r than nv other food
mpr'twnts every c-teinrnf riulrpd for
health and vigor. It Is d-dlrlotm to tha
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n'om.irh and I'iffkty nsxlndlatr .1 without
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