Custer County Republican. (Broken Bow, Neb.) 1882-1921, March 14, 1901, Image 4

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nVrwl nt tlin jKwtofllco Hi Drohan How. Neb. ,
u ptswiid-clacu matter fur tran mlf eloti through
the U. a. Malls.
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THURSDAY , A1AKUL1 14 , 1001.
"Since Alpha Morgan baoamo
manager of ( Juiriu'rf latididauy >
note with sorrow llio decrease in
the Curric vole from 24 to 14
Bolter oorao homo , Alpha. " An -
loy Chioniolo ,
The csteeint'd Chronicle leorun to
have been very muoh imponod upon
or was laboring under a very severe
disorder of the liver hat week
The facts are Alpha Morgan is not
nor hat ) not at any time been man
aging Senator Carrie's oaudid&uy
for the United States Senate , The
management lias from the first buen
in olmrgo of Mr. I. A , lionoaii of
this city. Mr. Morgan is a friend
of Senator Uurrio , and , no doubt ,
would have'done Anything he could
at'tiny time1 to assist Mr. Currie in
his oaudidauy had his aHhistanoe
been solicited. Olio time , a few
weeks ago , when Mr. lioneau de
sired to como home to look after
hU private mattord , at his and Mr
Ournetj solicitation , Mr. Morgan
remained over and kept Ctirrio's
headquarters open a couple cf days
Aside from that he has had uothing
to do with the management of Mr.
Currie'u oaadidaoy. Those from Bro '
ken Bow , who have been at Lincoln
from time to tiuio , looking after the
normal school bill , have put in a
good word for Senator Currio
whenever the opportunity was pre
sented , but , Mr. Morgan nor nouo
of the others have had anything to
do with the management.
To the editor of the Chronicle we
feel it our duty to mate that a
membur of the republican
county central nommittee whos
business it is to attend the meetings
of the committee , and help dibtato
ita policy , is tbo last one thut
should complain of the aoliou of
the committed when he fails to
attend. Mr. Royse , ox chairman
of the committee , slated to the
writer that ho notified each member
of the date ot the last mooting ,
when the resignation ol the chair
man was accepted and Alpha Mor
gan was ohossn to ( ill the vacancy
Two other members of the committee
toe , Mr. II. II Andrews , of Calla-
way , and J. O. Taylor , wore solicit
ed to accept the chairmanship , but
both declined , stating they had not
tirao to give to it. Mr. Morgan
was elected by the unanimous vote
of the members present and accept
ed. Mr. Morgan is a man whom )
character is irreproachable , and a
mail of good business ability
and oujoyu the highest esteem
of all who know him personally.
Since ho booauio identified with the
party ho has boon loyal to the
party , and a faithful and efficient
worker. While , we wore one , who
did not think ho was entitled to the
position thrust upon him , in the
eonato two years ago , from the fact
that ho had not been an active republican
publican prior to that time , wo
have had the highest respect for
him as a citizen. And most certainly
approve of his manifest willingness ,
inoo he has enjoyed some of the
honors and emoluments of the party
to help boar the burdens. Tha
chairmanship of the county central
committee is far from being a snap ,
and ho , who fills the position fuilh-
fully , will have lots of work and
no pay. lu accepting the position
Mr. Morgan did it as a matter of
duty and not from desire , and in
performing this duty deserves , and
should have the support of every
loyal republican , and especially the
members of thu central committee
If he does nnt , it matters not how
many "good men" may be nomina
ted on the ticket , their chances for
election will bo lessened to just the
extent of the ioiluenco of thooppo
sition , Mr. Morgan is now , by the
vote of the committee , the servant
of the party in dialer county , and
to oppose him is to oppose the
party he represents ,
The approach of the city caucus
has awakened thu usual intercut in
the probable nominees for the sev
eral places to bo tilled. Thus far it
seems to bu a case of the ofllcos
seeking the men , rather than inon
seeking the offices. In addition to
the n'iinos mentioned last week in
the KKfUHucAJf , who are being
discussed for the office of mayor ,
are A , R. Humphrey , J. M. Kim-
borliug and F. M. Rublee. The
two latter have positively declined
to be candidates , as has also G.V. .
Apple and Q H , Thorpe , two who
wo mentioned last waek , The
others have not personally entered
a protest at thin office against their
names being used. The list of
poflsibie candidates that will , in all
probability , bp brought ont in the
CAUCUS are A. R. Humphrey , J. A.
Harris , Alpha Morgan , W. J.
Woods. There may be others.
TlicBO men all have , business inter
ests in the city , and should either
be soleo'ed ' for the important posi
tion , he would take pride in giving
the city the beat government possi
ble under the circumstances. Ow
ing to the revenues for the past
several year ? being low there la no
Hurplut from which any great
amount of public improvements can
bo indulged in. The main work of
the mayor will not bo to make a
display , but rather to keep the expense
penso within the receipts of the
city. We are informed that the
expense of quarintining against the
small-pox the past winter , and
caring for the patients , have cost
the city about $800. As this item
'of expense was not anticipated , it
put the city revenues in anything
but ilatlertng circumstances. These
conditions , however , make it moru
than ever necessary that good men
of business ability be chosen , at-
well as men who will take pride in
seeing that law and order are re-
ipeoud and strictly observed. Be
sides the mayor , ia to bu nominated
a olerk , treasuier , police judge , and
one councilman for each ward to
fluooeed J. M. Kimberling , in the
first ; E. R. Purcell , in the second ;
and A. R. Humphrey , in the third.
Whether each of these men shall
succeed themselves , or whether
others are preferred , is a matter
that each ward will be called upon
to decide at the ward caucuses to
be held in conjunction with the
convention. In view of the im
portance of the situation , it is a
matter of duty that every citizen ,
who affiliates with and believes in
the principles of the republican
party , owe to the city to attend
these caucuses and assist in the
selection of men of your choice for
these several positions , and then
use your influence and best ou-
oeavora to aeo that the nominees
are elected. Remember the drte
and place is on Friday , March 16 ,
at 8 o'clock , at the court house.
Congressional Apportionment.
The following gives the list of
counties of the several congres
sional districts as approved by the
new apportionment bill that was
passed last Thursday :
First District The counties of
Lancaster , Otoe , Nomaha , Pawnee ,
Richardson , Seward and York
Hhall constitute the first district.
Second District That the count
ies of Douglas , Sarpy and Uass
shall constitute , the second district.
Third District That the count
ies of Burt , Dodge , Washington ,
Curaing , Stanton , Madison , Pierce ,
Wayne , Thuraton , Dakota , Dixou ,
Cedar , Knox , Antelope and Boone
shall constitute the third diatriot.
Fourth Diataiot That the
counties of Gage , Saline , Jefferson ,
Fillmore , Thayer , Clay , Nuokolls ,
Adams , Webster , Kearney. Frank
lin and llarlau shall constitute the
fifth district ,
Sixth District That the counties
of Brown , Rook , Koya Paha ,
CherryShoridan , Dawes , Sioux ,
Box Butte , Sootts Bluff , Banner ,
Kimball , Cheyenne , Deuel , Grant ,
Hooker , Thomas. Blaine , Loup ,
MoPherson , Arthur , Logan , Keitlu
Lincoln , Ouster , Dawson , Buffal0l
Phelps , Oospor * Furna * , Frontier ,
Rod Willow , Hayes , Hitchcock ,
Dundy , Chase and Perkins ohall
constitute the sixth district ,
Wanted , 85,000 Recruits.
Recruits are wanted. The war
department has need of 86,000 youaq
men. They must bo between the
nges of 18 and 3r > years , and be
physically Hound That is to say ,
they must l e the claHH of men who
can get a day's work anywhere and
bo able to do it ; they must bo a
class of men who now at the anvil ,
at the forge , at the laitho , in the
warehouse and on the scaffolding
with the trowel or in the Htone yard
with mall and chisel.
The war department wants these
men and may have some trouble
to secure thorn. The country is
to3 prosperous , The now army
will not bo composed of starvelings
No outpourings almnhouso and
"poor devils" unable clnowharo to
earn a emit will bn duoctnd to the
enlisting officers. In the land < > f
Famine , of trade depression or of
agrioutural distress soldiers are
never lacking. Then men enlist
for the very cloth to wrap their
bodies in. In the fie'ds ' of uuim-
p > eyed labor results are easily
found , the number being limited
only by the supply and physical
fitness of the offering. But in this
buisy land , with factory stacks
belching their clouds , with furnaces
glowing with the heat of oommeroo ,
with miles upon miles of freight
trains burring with their precious
burdens and ports sending out fleets
of ships with their rich Cargoes
in auch a land the war departmen ;
may expect to find real work ahead
to secure reouits for an army , and
it will be well for those who laugh
at the teudium of the work to re
member why roouita are hard to
find Kansas City Journal.
More or Less Poraoual.
It is not surprising that Gover
nor Dietrich should withdraw his
recommendation lor a new peniten
tiary as eoon as he saw the real
condition of the old plant. The
reports sent out to the eastern
newspapers during the excitement
ootneoled with the fire mis-led him
into the belief that everything had
been burned up. When he madr a
personal inspection he found the
entire plant iutiot , with the excep
tion of the west cell house and
the administration building. I1
did not tsko him moro than a
few minutes to HC that it would
not pay to throw away the
east cell house , the shops , and valu
able machinery , tte walls , the
hospital , the stables and other
minor buldiuga , and he promptly
decided to roccommend repairs in
stead the expenditure of a third of
a million dollars on an entirly new
The truth about the peniteutary
business is that the present site ia
both healtful and convenient. A
fine buldlng would make a more
imposing appearance on the hill a
short distance to the south , or over
in the neighborhood of the asylum ,
but the institution would not be
paatiolo more useful or healtful
there than in its present location.
It is true that the ground seema
low , but it is almost as high as the
greater part of city of Lincoln.
The worst floods over aeen in the
Salt crook valley never approach
the walla. There were some faults
of construction in the old prison
that gave it an uuhealtful odor
under the best management , but
these can bo avoided in rebuilding ,
If the old cell house was so low in
the ground an to be damp , thu new
one can bo built higher. The
odors that clung around the ad
ministration building woae largely
due to the cooking of enormous
quantities of vegetables , including
oadbige , onions , turnips and carrots
in the kit clien in the basement.
This kitchen can be put in a aeper-
ate building without much addi
tional expense , and the air of the
whole place will be vastly improved
In fact almost every fault in the
old institution can bo corrected
while the rebuilding is going on ,
if the authorities will take the
pains to install the most moddorn
plant that can be procured while
they are about it.
It has amused the people who
know all about the prison to read in
the Omaha papers grave , state
ments to the effect that the ground
around the building is not adapted
to agriculture , and therefore a
remove ! to some other place would
bo advisable. The ground cultivated
almost up to the prison walls on all
hides , and some of the biggest crops
grown in the state are harvested in
the imtnodittj neighborhood. If
agricultural pursuit1 * are wanted
for trio prisonerfi there is plenty
of land in the vicinity that can bo
hvl on reasonable terms An old
tjird was tolling a jjroop of men in
the Lindell thu other evening why
farming doea not go well in con
nection with a penitentiary.
"I see that they want to mike
the convicts raise sugcr boots. " he
said , "That is all right for about
three mouths in the year , but what
are they going to do with the men
the rest of the time ? Nothing
kills off the coviots worse than
having nothing to do. It would
mak o tlnm insane to go idle in the
winter , when there ia nothing to do
in the fields. There was a time
when the contractors oou > dn't use
all of the men , and the idle ones
wore frantic to get out of their cells
and into the shops. You might as
well kill a man at once as to coop
him up for six or nine months in a
year. The only way to give n
regular work all the year around n
to do it in the shops. Than thu
men can get their exercise every
day without regard to the weather.
It is this regular work that is the
beat feature of prieou life. With
out it half of the men would come
out mental and physical wrecks.
State Journal.
Lincoln , March 11 , 1901.
Nebraska now has pointers from
three elates on the senatorial ques
tion. At the last moment the
Oregon legislature dropped the
leading candidates and elected a
dark horae. Montana did the aamo.
Delaware had a few republicans
w'uo held out againat the corpora *
tion boss who was trying to buy in
to the senate , and the logialatuio
adjourned without electing.
If the proson ) , legislature felt in
clined to put the stale to the ex.
penso it might provide a committee
to investigate the defunct fusion
administration. The disclosure
would hit nearly every "reformer"
who has held office. Meserve could
be made to tell about the intenst
on the school money , and about the
price of his bond. Porter could be
question id about his illegal foes.
Cornell could be asked to explain
how he saddled his relatives on the
slate , and allowed them to double
up on salaries and fees. Wolf
would have much embarrassment in
telling about the school land deals.
The board of purchase and supplies
could explain the purchase of
the worthless clothing and the
12,000 pounds of rotten butter for
the Hustings aaylum. The priul-
ing board would have a chance to
toil about tbo purohaso of worthless
( stationery. The real price paid for
the new carpets and wall paper
might be ascertained. The public
oculd cet a lesson in "reform"
which would last for many years ,
but the investigation would cost a
good deal of money.
The noent report of the "hold-
up" committee of the legislature
puts in a moat unfavorable light O.
S. Moran , a former "reform" rnem-
.ber of the legislature. It seems
that he started a sort of bucket shop
to control the price of legislative
votes on corporation bills. It will
bo remembered that this is the same
Moran who was a member of the
notorious "Matt sniffling commit
tee" appointed by the fusiou legis
lature of 1897 , to besmirch the
characters of republican ottioial ? .
Under thn present conditions the
outlook for the election of senators
is not promising , and it is quite
poasible that a movement may be
made for all of the candidates now
in the race to retire and let the leg-
lature pick up acme new material.
The folly of attempting to force tin
election of any man against the
protests of any part of the rank and
tile of the party is now apparent.
In oa e the most objectionable can
didate does not boon retire , it is
probalilo they will all have to get
out befoio an election can bo had.
Llttln lOYiiiOIil Murjr Urbunrt' * tnnolf
The circle of American young people
hns been added to by the arrival ot
Mary Urhano from Austro-Hungary ,
eays thu Young People's Weekly. The
remarkable thing nbout It la that she
cnmo ull the way over land ami sea
alone. "I am Mary Urbana. Send mete
to Hnzlcton , Pa. , U. 3. A. , " wns writ
ten on the tag attached to the waist
band of this llttlo ten-year-old woman.
That and the tickets for her transpor
tation was nil the safeguard she had
for her journey. Mary's parents were
dead , and as she had expressed the
desire to go and llvo with sorno rela
tives lu Hazleton , certain of the people
plo of her native town procured for her
the necessary transportation nnd wrote
the directions.Vhllo this new Ameri
can girl could not speak ono word of
nny language but Hungarian , she un
dertook the journey with resolution.
The tears filled her eyes as she sailed
away from Europe to the mysterious
land that nwnit/ her far beyond the
blue seas , but she gave no other signs
of childishness , nnd the officers of the
ship 011 which she came say that they
never had a passenger who caused
them less trouble. Of course , every
one on the great vessel was kind to
her whoa It was learned how brave a
journey she was making , nnd nil the
passengers tried to make the trip as
pleasant for her as possible. She ar
rived in safety at Hazleton , a little the
worse for the unpleasant incidents of
tha rough seas which assail nearly
every one. She was met at the railway
station by her relatives , and made nor
gladness apparent by a free expression
of her feeling in her native tonguo.
She was soon fitted out with the Am
erican style of clothing , and she is
now striving resolutely to master tha
Intricacies of the English language.
Ttv KiiKplckera ( ilenn Toi-tniics Ktorj
Veur lu 1'arli.
A duty of primary Importance is
discharged by the ragpickers of Paris.
Working at night , busy under gaslight
with hoop and pannier , the va ue of
what they collect Is estimated at. ? 10-
000 a day. Assuredly one-half 'it the
world does not know how the other
half lives , says a Paris correspoidcnt.
Of course , the conditions of Pas Kf. *
are exceptional. Thn populatii n is =
very closely packed ; the tall lou'es
are crammed with Inhabitants , there
are ao gardens , as with us the-'c av
but the houses and the streets. The
Parisians have a wav of emptying nil
kinds of lumber and refi'-a in o tlu
streets , and then the ragpicker.r.f c ;
In their harvest. A use is fo
everything , and metamorphosps neve'
ceasu. Rags go to make paper : brol-
glast Is pounded and serves .is ih
coat ng for sand or emery papa
bones , after a process of cleaning : ii
cutting down , serve to make nai. b ush
es , tooth brushes and fancy button ,
little , wisps of women's hair are c.
fullj unraveled and do duty Co.- .
hair by and by ; men's hair , coJc- .
outside the barbers' shops , sei\-J i- >
filters ; bits of sponge are cut uj ; ,
used for spirit lamps ; bits of o.- .
are carbonized and made into tc i
powder ; sardine boxes are cut up int.
tin boldiers or into sockets for cand o
eticks. A silk hat has a whole cVpt ° ;
of adventure iu store for it.
J , J , SNYDER ,
AttorneytLaw. .
- Notary Public. -
mid Justice of the Pence , { -pedal attention glr.
en to collcci'.nns. Ucpo-Hlor.n tafccn , pcnrlon
vouchers nunlly t xrciilud ami all klmlci of
| iiiots nrllcn , Office woet elilu rqu to ,
Broken now. Nab.
Clinton Day ,
Broken Bow , Neb.
Oillco let donr north of A.V. . Drake's
second hand ntore , west side sqimru .Renl-
denwfitli houeo westof Unplipt church.
Lunch Counter ,
Er rVnl'.oy , Prop'r-
All kinds if soft drinks. Best
brand of cigars , lat building east
of Farmen bautc.
All Kinds of work In our line douo
promptly nnd In tlrfit-clnaa order. Red
Slup on the corner , west of the hoe
house. Give us a trial.
Any on" wlnhtrjE n now watch increment In an
r , ' 'ill ou
Of the city , located In Uycreon's grocery store.
Dr. E. M. Hogan , v
Graduate Dentist
Ofllca over W. H.Swan's Grocery store.
Broken Bow , - Neb.
i and estimates on short no *
tlce. Broken Bow , Neb.
Itouis 8 9JRoalty block , llroken Dow , Nab.
Win. F. Hopkins ,
Flans and Specifications on abort noVco. Ma
terial fill i.lslK-d and buildings completed cheaper
than any inrm lu the state. Satisfaction gutran
teed us to plitis nnu epcclflcatlons.
Dr. Chas. L. Mullins ,
2d stairway from west endin Realty
block ; , 3rd weal M. E.
church , Hanin Hide of street.
Dr. J. M. McLeod
1300 O street , LINCOLN , Nrra.
( General Surgery
( Diseases of Women
First-class hospital facilities. J&n3-I2t
Having bought the stock formerly owned by A. Wallace ,
we have added a complete
* * '
And are prepared to sell as CHEAP AS THE CHEAPEST.
PltlTXT , OVSTKilW nild CiX.iilY IN MI5AHOM.
Butter and Eggs taken in Exchange.
Goods delivered to any part of the city. Give us a trial.
F. C. WOUNALL , 1'rcslilent. J. A. I1MUUS , Cnshler
A. J. KOBKKTSON , Vleo-I'rea. W. D. ULACKWELL , Afis't Cwhlor
Farmers Bank of Ouster County ,
Transacts a General Bnn'dng Business. County Claims and
Warrants Bought.
You eau remove the cause by wearing one of our
Th y are gold under * poaltlro enmutve
UUCUMATIO CO. , Ilartford , Cone
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