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' / 1 By F. M. KIMMELL.
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ki- ' I . For President ,
* ' ; j" William McKinlev of Ohio.
' C- > ' ' , For Vice President ,
. j . Garrett A. Hobart of New Jersey.
'jigS I < For Presidential Electors ,
> ? < At Large J. E. Houtz of Lancaster
" ; , > At Large F. J. SANDILEK of Saline
\ \ \ t First District A. J. Burnham of Nemaha
'M - * Second District A. C. Foster of Douglas
\ > \ Third District. . . . Solomon Draper of Knox
iV Fourth District G. A. Derby of Seward
> : ; \ Fifth District. . . .J. L. McPheely of Kearney
! , . . I Sixth District M. L.FRIESE of Valley
! § l- For Congressman Fifth District ,
' ' % > \ William E. Andrews of Adams County.
XI- For Governor ,
" ' J. II. MacColl of Dawson County.
For Lieutenant Governor ,
Orlando Teft of Cass County.
. . For Secretary of State ,
Y J. A. Piter of Harlan County.
> - , * 'For State Auditor ,
: ; ; P. O. Hedlund of Phelps County.
i * ' ' For State Treasurer ,
f. . C. E. Casey of Pawnee County.
i - ' • " , For Attorney General ,
* * - > A. S. Churchill of Douglas County.
; : * k | For State Superintendent ,
i $ ' II. R. CoRnETT of York County.
! ? i\ For Commissioner Lands and Buildings ,
.s ; ' II. C. Russell of Colfax County.
j f" For Supreme Judge 4 years ,
j * Robert Ryan of Lancaster County.
For Supreme Judge 2 years ,
r' ' ' N. P. Kinkaid of Holt County.
For University Regent ,
W. G. Whitmore of Douglas County.
' - : For Representative 65th District ,
R. P. High of Lebanon Precinct.
For County Attorney ,
, , j. Harlow W. Keyes of lndianola Precinct.
For Commissioner First District ,
j Alex. D. Johnston of Valley Grange Prec.
I j It is becoming' quite evident that
I , r the "Little Parson" can't be beaten
| j by the combine , as'the days go swift-
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] I There will be no gold Democratic
| I electors named in this state. The
I Sound money Democrats will support
I McKinley in Nebraska.
I I The way the Sound money Demo-
I crats are joining McKinley clubs all
I over the state must be anything but
I reassuring to the f usionists.
| A government report shows that
I the consumption of corn in 1895 was
I only about half what it was in 1892.
I Not much wonder the price declined.
Judge Maxwell will lead the combine -
§ bine for congress in-the Third district.
I The Judge is ever willing to lead
1 even a forlorn hope. The Democrats ,
I 1 Populists and Silver Republicans have
I 1 united on the Judge.
' § ' The fusionists are not so "cock
. -j sure" themselves about carrying Neb -
< b braska in November as they were in
$ i the beginning of the campaign. What
i | will be the state of feeling when the
| | present lively and earnest campign
§ 1 is closed ?
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II Congressman Andrews' speech ,
II last Friday evening , was well received
I by the large audience gathered to
j , hear him on the money and tariff
* I questions. He is clear , frank and
* convincing and his hearers were with
1 him in the movement.
- § Few men now stumping in Nebraska -
§ ka have the faculty of simplifying
1 8 and making clear political questions
like our present congressman , Hon.
! W. E. Andrews. He is earnest and
energetic in his study of the problems
I of the day and carries conviction
with his utterances. He is a safe
man to reelect.
The Fifth district congressional
committee met in Hastings , Wdnes-
day , for the purpose of organization
of the "committee and to ascertain
the state of affairs in the various
counties of the district. Practically
the old organization that made the
I successful campaign of 1894 was cong -
g . tinued. Reports from the several
counties indicate that Congressman
Andrews' reelection is
tain. Gains are reported in most of
; the counties and few defections. The
district as a whole is in good shape.
Any means of showing eastern people
ple samples of the agricultural pro
ducts of Nebraska this year cannot
fail of bearing rich returns. Every
year there is in states east of us a
large class of men ready to come west
and rent or buy land. They go wher
ever the promise is brightest or in-
j ducements greatest. Nebraska rail
roads will this fall carry sample pro
ducts free to county fairs in Iowa
and Illinois , so the people may see for
j themselves the wonderful fertility of
Nebraska soil and the products there-
; of. Omaha Bee.
I ' The Secretary of State will not be
entirely satisfied , that the legislature
acted wisely in taking from the governor -
# ernor the authority to place the pub
lication of the amendments to be
voted upon at the coming election ,
until the votes are counted in Novem
ber. If he used as much poor judg
ment , exercised such a lack of fair-
I ness and exhibited many cases of
breach of promise , all over the state ,
j as he did in Red Willow county , he
i has some occasion for unrest , or there
! are more poltroons among- Nebraska
j Republican'newspapermen than we
„ , ; believe there are. I
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Under the present state laws it is I J
necessary that all proposed amend
ments to the state constitution should
be published in a paper in each coun
ty for three consecutive months prior
to the flection'at which they should
be voted upon. With each amend
ment the governor's proclamation is
making withal a very
fmblished . This fall twelve such
amendments are to be submitted to
the voters of Nebraska , and the esti
mate cost , judging by former publi
cations , was $90,000. This work of
publications falls under the super
vision of Secretary of State , Joel A.
Piper , and he has demonstrated again
his ability to look after the interests
of the state.
Mr. Piper has devised a new form
for publication which has been de
clared by the legal department as
fully satisfying the law , which prints
the governor's proclamation but once
for the entire twelve amendments.
This changes the estimated cost to
the state from $90,000 to about $23 , -
000 , making a saving of $07,000 in
While it would have been very easy
for Secretary Piper to follow the old
custom and form , and distribute the
extra $07,000 to the newspapers
which had given political aid when
he was a candidate for the present
office , he rightly chose to serve the
state as a whole , and should receive
the hearty endorsement of every cit
izen for his' effort to save the state as
well , even if to his own political dis
advantage. This great common
wealth made no mistake in entrust
ing her business into the hands of
Joel A. Piper , as will be further at
tested at the ballot box in November.
The above laudatory editorial is im
portant if true. The fact however
that the Progress gets the job of
publishing the amendments may have
something to do with the Progress.
Now while our honorable Secretary
of State was working in the interests
of the state at the expense of the Re
publican papers he could easily
have saved the state another $15,000
by letting1 the contract to the lowest
responsible bidder among' Republican
papers. And as the Progress seems
to think it a virtue in the honorable
Secretary to disregard the claims of
the Republican press he could have
let the job to Independent papers and
not cost the state over $5,000 , and he
could have gone still further and
made a better deal with the Kelloggs
and others. On the other hand the
honorable and strictly honest Secre
tary could have published the pro
posed amendments in all the Repub
lican papers in the state for a no
greater sum than he pays one paper
in a county.
It was openly charged in the Re
publican county convention in this
county that Joel A. Piper entered in
to a deal with the McCook A. P. A.
ring a few days before the conven
tion. As this charge was not denied
and as the A. P. A. organs in this
county are publishing the amend
ments , we are certainly justified in
conclusion that the charge was true
and that Piper is a tool of this un-
American , anti-Republican organiza
tion. lndianola Reporter.
Perry Stone was among us , Monday ,
buying stock hogs.
Charley Burton was down from
Hitchcock county , fore part of the
Eugene Dunham and family took
dinner with J. H. "Wade and wife ,
Anna Hill began a five months' term
of school , Monday , over in the Hartman - ,
Jacob Crocker was down near lndi
anola , fore part of the week , helping
his brother thresh.
That rain Sunday night was a good
one , only it came four weeks too late
to do us much good.
Walter Higby and Milton Frost of
McCook attended services at this
place , Sunday. Come again , boys.
Mr. and Mrs. Chambers , who haye
been visiting with J. M. Hammond's
family for the past three weeks , de
parted for their home in Pennsylvania
Jimmie Crockford is working for
Political enthusiasm caused Neigh
bor Quigley to inflict upon his young
est born the name of Free Silver
Bryan Watson , so we are informed.
Lightning danced over the precinct
in an unpleasant fashion , Sunday
night. It killed several hogs for Wm.
Byfield and struck fences on the Tay
A pleasant little surprise party took
place at the Meyers home , last Satur
day evening. Everyone was properly
surprised. It was in honor of Mrs.
Elegant set of dish
es for a niere songat
Our readers will find with this issue
a very interesting supplement of a
political nature exclusively.
The Republican club rally , Wednes
days evening , was largely attended.
The Hon. A. F. Moore of this city de
livered the principal address. The
meeting was held in the new and ele
gant club. rooms.
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OUR ASSISTANT EDS.
The Weekly Happenings of Neighboring
Towns and Country. *
LOCAL ITEMS BRIEFLY PUT
The Little Things of Town and Country Life
in Cod ! Type If Your Neighborhood
Isn't Repiesented , Why Just
Tell Us About It.
George Cramer took in the county
seat , Monday.
Larry McEntee visited McCook
friends , Saturday last.
Prof. Dobson of Frontier county had' '
business here , this week.
. Hon. John J. Lamborn returned
from Wilcox , Wednesday evening.
Prof. L. W. Smith was a county
seat business visitor , Wednesday.
0. Frost , the Bartley banker , was
in town on business , Tuesday evening.
Mrs. E. C. Burkett and children of
Nebraska City are visiting friends in
Mr. Burgess of Lebanon , a veteran
of the late unpleasantness , called on
the pension board , this week.
Misses Lulu Beardslee and Clara
Happersett visited McCook friends ,
Saturday. Also Miss Ora Smith.
Ed Smith came in from Colorado.
Tuesday evening. He has been out
there for a number of months.
W. R. Starr spent some time with
his family , friends and business asso
ciates , the fore part of the week.
James and Will Dolan and John
Beck took in the Bartley-McCook ball
game in the latter town , Saturday.
L. J. Shippee , a prominent farmer
of Tyrone precinct , came over to
lndianola on Wednesday of this week.
E. C. Burkett of the Otoe Chief
Sundayed with friends here , return
ing to Nebraska City , Sunday evening.
County Attorney Keyes attended
the session of the board of county
commissioners in McCook Saturday.
Congressman Andrews will speak
here tonight , and a treat of pure Re
publican doctrine may be expected.
Mrs. Dennis Fitzpatrick was the
guest of relatives here , Tuesday. She
returned to McCook on No. 5 that
The county fair premium lists are
ready for distribution. Write * or call
on the Secretary , J. H. Berge , at
Lottie Lamborn returned , last eve
ning from Oskaloosa , Iowa , where she
had been for some weeks visitin g rel
atives and friends.
1. A. Sheridan was an active partic
ipant in the Populist congressional
convention in Holdrege , Tuesday.
"Phil" is a host , too ,
Mrs. J. E. Berger aud daughters
came down , Tuesday evening , from
McCook , where they have been visit
ing G. S. Bishop and family.
The Republican county central com
mittee meets here , Saturday , August
29th , at two o'clock in the afternoon ,
when plans will be laid for a success-
sul fall campaign in Red Willow
The McKinley Club has secured
Congressman Andrews to deliver an
address to the people of lndianola on
Friday night of this week. A good
meeting and turn out is anticipated
as Mr. Andrews is very popular here.
C. S. Quick went east to Council
Bluffs , last week , to attend the fun
eral of a nephew. He is expected
home Friday evening. Miss Flora will
return with him from her outing with
friends in Omaha and Council Bluffs.
W. H. Smith , M. Morris , Will Dolan
and others went to Bartley , Thurs
day evening , to attend the McKinley
meeting , J. L. McPheeley of Minden
being present to deliver an address
to the McKinley club and people of
Mr. Reynolds , the gentleman from
Indianapolis that came to start up
the paint factory , has gone to get
some more machinery and other ap
pliances necessary to put the plant
in successful operation. He prom
ises some pretty large developments
for the lndianola Paint and Ochre
On account of illness in his family-
Prof. Cramer , the gentleman engaged
as principal of the lndianola High
school , asked the board to relieve him ,
providing they could get a satisfac
tory substitute. The board learned
that Prof. W. J. Dobson of Frontier
county was not engaged , and lost no
time in securing him for the position.
Prof. Dobson has had much experi
ence in high school work in some of
the best schools in Iowa , from where
he comes with excellent recommenda
tions , and no doubt our schools will
continue under his able management
to retain the high standard that has
heretofore been the pride of our peo-
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W. J. Kirkendall left on Wednesday
evening for Red Oak , Iowa , where
he has secured work on a farm.
E. E. Smith , our stockman , shipped
two cars of stock to Omaha and one
car of hogs to Denver , Tuesday.
William Smith , editor of the Bart
ley Inter-Ocean , was a Lincoln visitor.
Monday , returning on Tuesday night.
John Stephens , Republican nominee
for county attorney of Furnas county ,
was the guest of E. L. Dennis , our
genial lumberman , Monday of this
Wilbur Joslin and A. J. Lohr are
each rejoicing over a "new boy" ad
ded to their homes , Monday. Thus
the demand for home consumption
continues to increase.
J. L. McPheely , presidential elector
of the Fifth district , will discuss the
issues of the day under the auspices
of the Bartley McKinley club in col
lege hall , Tuesday evening , August
20th. Full report next week.
Our McKinley club continues to
grow both in numbers and enthusi
asm. The great question at issue ,
free silver , 5s beginning to be under
stood as a democratic dodge for of-
fi ce as free trade was four years ago-
Rain , rain , rain. This section of the
country was favored with 1.58 inches
of rain , Saturday , which will mater
ially aid the corn that stood the past
three weeks drouth. Many farmers
report corn that will be benefited by
Christina Keist and son Charles ,
who have been visiting relatives at
Crete , Nebraska , and Howard county ,
Iowa , returned on Monday. They
made an overland trip and report
Nebraska's crops as the Egypt of the
Saturday afternoon in Bartley
promises to be one of unusual inter
est , which will be brought about by the
games of ball. The single men who
play the married men are as confi
dent of success as their opponents ,
and the game between lndianola and
Bartley also promises interest.
Our ball team went to McCook , last
Saturday , "and met the enenry and
they were his'n" . The game was a
spirited one , and while our boys met
defeat at the hands of McCook , 3'et
they were pleased with their trip and
speak in highest terms of the cour
tesy shown them by the McCook
team and consider another game
in the near future.
Miss Mary Kite of this place and
Mr. Charles Broman were united in
the holy bonds of wedlock at the
home of the bride's parents iu Bart
ley on Wednesday at 4 p. m. , August
19th , in the presence of a few invited
guests , Rev G. C. Ma3 > field officiating.
Your correspondent hereby extends
congratulations and hopes their mat
rimonial sea may be one of continual
W. H. Frost and wife of Adams ,
Nebraska , were the guests of his
uncle and aunt , Mr. and Mrs O.
Frost , arriving on Wednesday. W. H.
is station agent at Adams and has
been so faithful to his trust that he
has held the position the past five
years and is now out on a little recre
ation trip , before the great rush ot
business when corn moves. They left
on Thursday evening for a trip to the
M. H. Cole is doing his fall plowing.
Mike Coyle cut his millet this week.
Wm. Sharp threshed on Thursday of
W. Rozell took a hog to market ,
Wm. Heum took some hogs to mar
H. .Caruthers laid in in a suppl3 * of
plums for winter.
Worth Coleman of McCook is spend
ing the week here.
Farmers are getting ready for win
ter by cutting up corn.
Maud Coleman spent Tuesday af
ternoon with Mabel Wales.
A. Prentice and I. B. Stryker were
in the county seat , \Yednesda3' .
Mr. and Mrs. Lowman of McCook
drove out through this townrecenth- .
H. K. Bixler and wife broke bread
with Mr. and Mrs. Osbough , Sunda3' .
Wm. Sharp and famity took dinner
with Mr. and Mrs. R. Johns , Sunda3 %
H. Simmerman took a trip north of
the Willow and gathered a lot of
That rain was a fine one. It put the
ground in excellent condition for
Three or four wagons went from
Zion Hill Sunda3' school to the picnic
Bob Johns finds the soil in excellent
condition and is turning the ground
Mrs. and Miss Anna Co3'le spent a
short time with Mrs. Wm. Coleman.
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A. N. and N. B. Bair of Chicago ,
arrived , Wednesday night , on a visit
to their brother E. Bair of this town.
Mike and Tom Coyle , Frank and
Roy Coleman , went to the Willow ,
Tuesda3r , and got three bushels of
Mr. Russell Corner led the Young
Peoples' meeting on last Sabbath
evening and Miss Maud Coleman leads
on next Sabbath evening.
" " slim account
The "pick-nick" was on
of rain , Tuesday. Some four or five
Sabbath schools were to have met on
Spring creek , but the inclemency of
the weather kept most of them away.
The elements are right after Uncle
Billy. The lightning struck his fence
Sunday night and started for the
house. It splintered eight posts , then
missed two and split another , then
missed four and split another , then
one and split one and stopped.
Not So Funny After All.
Two little fellows struck a mine of
amusement one day last week and work
ed it for all itwas worth.
Their plan was to stand at the street
corner , and when a pedestrian got in
good range they called out excitedly ,
pointing to the victim's feet :
"Say ! You dropped your footsteps 1"
It was great fun for the boys.
Presently an old lady approached the
corner. She was fat and looked impor
tant. The boys hugged themselves in
sheer delight. This time , to prolong the
enjoyment , they began :
"Say , missus ! 'Sense us , but you
dropped soniethink ! "
"Dear mo ! What ? Such nice little
boys , I'm sure. " And she stopped and
picked up a silver quarter lying directly
before her and sailed on. Philadelphia
Costly Society In the Navy.
A commander in the United States
navy says that the heaviest drain on the
resources of the officers comes from so
cial obligations , especially in foreign
ports. They are invited to dine with a
king , a prince , a governor , and as a rep
resentative of this nation they have to
go. Then in return they must invite the
potentate to dinner with them. They
must decorate the ship brilliantly and
provide a sumptuous "spread" not only
for the king , but for as many ministers
and hangers on as he chooses to bring
with him , and every time this is done
each officer must go down into his
pocket for $25 or more. San Francisco
Napoleon's mother was as much of a
soldier as her great son. On one occa
sion , when he wanted his own way , she
gave him to understand that the first
duty of a soldier was obedience and
that if he wished to be a soldier he
must , first of all things , learn to obey.
He had , to the end of his life , the high
est regard for his mother. At his court
she was styled "Mme. Mere. " Speaking
of the influence of the mother on the
character of the. child , he said , "The
future destiny of the child is always the
work of the mother. "
The Retort Courteous.
The essence of all fine breeding is the
gift of conciliation. A man who pos
sesses every other title to our respect ex
cept that of courtesy is in danger of for
feiting them all. A rude manner ren
ders its owner always liable to affront.
He is never without dignity who avoids
wounding the dignity of others. Lord
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