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J H TIlE FALLS CITY TRIBUNE April I ,
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1 , : ( , -A----&rib'U-t to Burett
The I 'remont Tribune speak !
, as follows of Hon. E. J. Burkett :
! The con gressiocal directory
i gives this condensed sketch of the
; member from thc First Ne1Jra ka
I < list ! ict :
Elmer Jacob Burkett , republican -
: can , was born in Mills CcuntyIa.
: on a farm December 1 , 1857 ; at-
tcndcd public school and after-
\ \vard'1'abor college 'l'aborIa , .
from which institution he gradu-
! ated in June 1890 , upon his graduation -
; uation wa elected rincipal of
thc schools at Leigh , Neb. ,
1 which position hc held two years
J when hc entered thc state uni-
I venity of Nebraska for a law
; course ; received from this insti-
i tuti01t the degree of LL. B. in
t 1890 and 14T.b 1\1. in 1895 ; was ad-
'r - r
f Ae Vj , % P
. . . . . . '
( mittcd to thc bar in Lincoln in
193 , and has practiccc } law there
' , \'vcr \ sin ( c ; was also elected trus-
tee of i i : aln a mater 'J a'or
co'lege : } in 18 .5 ; \ as ( feted a
mcmbe-r of the state legislate r ;
in 189 ; was eJccted to the fifty-
sixth and tiflY-Se\'enth congre s
es' and re-elccted to tl e tifty-
eighth congress receiving 1,534
vet . s to 11..03 for P. H. Hanks
fusion , 579 for : e. B. l 14'ra7.er. pro
hibitionist and 30 for Chris
Christensen , socialist.
It will thus hc seen that vIr ,
Burlictt : was bit tllirty-onc year
old whcn he was first sent .to con
gress. lIe has ei.\'cd for fiv (
FRUIT IN SEASON
Try Our 1775 Coffee
High st Market Price
Paid for Butter and
First Door North
of Post Office. . .
A. G. HOPPOC
years ih that capacity and was a
few days ago nominated hy acclamation -
clamation for a fourth tcrm. lie
ranks high in the lower house of
congress , being one of thc most
influential members of that body.
He is a warm friend of Speaker
Cannon , who gives him frequent
rccognition. Hc is a member of
thc committee on appropriations ,
one of the best committees of thc
Mr Burkett occupies the distinguished -
tinguishcd and unique position of
being a candidate for two offices
at one timc. Already nominated
for another term in thc lower
h ) use he is also being vigorously
pushed for United States senator ,
in which he is carrying cvery-
thing before him.
In Dcccmber last year thc tl ri-
bone brought him out for this
position , being thc first newspaper -
per to urge his promotion to the
higher place Since that day his
candidacy has bccn espoused by
nu fewer than one-hundred-fifty
republican newspapers ! and hosts
of republicans in all parts of the
statc. There has been a singular
unanimity of sentiment in favor
The state central committee at
a meeting held in January declared -
clared in favor of thc nonination
of a . e mtori candidate by the
state convention and recommen-
dcd that thc matter bc referred
to the county conventions for ac-
1.on.tl'hns far about fifteen l
counties have held conventions
and nearly all have declared in
favor of thc nominating plan.
The number of delcgates that
have been instructed in the matt -
t r is 3H. , or nearly onc-third the
entire convention , and 300 of
t1HS : arc for \Ir. Burkctt. It is
evi lent that thc convention will
Decide bv an over-whcll1.in ! ma-
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jority to make a nomination and
" thc nominee will be l 1\r. Burkett.
. 'rherc was never it more popuh r
candidate nor political progTam.
, 1\lr. Burkctt is alJ indefatigable
; worker , is a clean and capable
man. He is a campaigner of exceptional -
: ccptional a hili ty. Two years
ago hc made his first political
I speech in Fremont and the ra'ly
R ; ( ddressed by him was a memor-
able occasion. IIc was fresh
from a two months stumping tour
in Maine and was loaded to thc
him with republican thundcr. Hc
took his audience by storm and
that speech has been thc talk of
the town ever incc. It resulted
in a call for him to deliver } an ad-
dress to the high school graduating -
ing class thc following Junc. On
this occasion he demonstrated
that he could speak equally wen
on oth r than political topics
That NIr. Burkctt would grace
a senatorial seat is conceded by
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EM A3 MAUST & . 'SONS. - , . : . _
PHONE NO. 38. . . .
Falls City Lodge No. 28 A. O.
U. \V. adopted thc following resolutions -
Whereas , It has pleased Almighty -
mighty God , maker and creator
of all beings , to call from our
lodge , Brother G. H. Neal , therefore -
fore be it
Resolved , That in the death of
Bro. Neal } this lodge lost a true
and faithful brother Workman ,
the country an esteemed and hon-
ored citizen , the family a loved
one ; whose loss is irrcparaqle.
Resolved , That the charter of
tills lodge be draped for thc'p . r
ioc1 of sixty days and a copy of ' Ii
these resolutions be spread upon
thc minute book of said lodge , a .
copy be published in the city papers - . .
pers < : and a copy be sent Lo the
bereaved family of thc deccased.
Yours in C. H. & P. ,
George Rcichers ,
C. \V. Brcithaupt ,
Geo. H. Parscll ,
Wanted to Rent.
A good four room cottage near I. . .
business center in a nice neigh- .1
borhood. Enquire at Thc Tri- a
bunc 0 n" ICC. . "
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