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About The Falls City tribune. (Falls City, Neb.) 1904-191? | View Entire Issue (Oct. 30, 1908)
What the Republican Party Has Done
V III l For Nebraska Since 1906
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of» the positive guarantee
that if it does not give sat
isfaction we will return the
entire amount of money paid
us for it.
We ask all those who are
run-down, nervous, debili
tated, aged or weak, and
every person suffering from j
stubborn colds, hanging-on
coughs, bronchitis or incipi
ent consumption to try Vinol
with this understanding.
A. C. WANNER, Falls City. Neb
A very strong follower of Win.
J. Bryan eiune into the implement
establishment of one of Burt
county's thriving towns one day
lust week and purchased a lumber
wagon for which he paid Sd) rash.
After paying for it In* remarked:
“Let’s see, didn’t I buy one of
these same wnirons of you a little
over fourteen years a^o for
The dealer replied, “1 think you
“Tlmt shows what the trusts are
doing to the farmer,” Hsid the
purchaser. The denier studied a
moment and said: "If you remem
ber you hauled me btlO bushels of
corn to pay for that wagon, too,
didn't you? Now if you will haul
me hOO bushels of corn this week
or next l will let you have this
wagon, give you a new two seated
carriage, a uew two seated spring
wagon, n cream separater and give
you back the $70 you just paid
The farmer had nothing more
to say. He went out and hitched
his team to the new wagon anil
drove home to get another load of
60 cent corn.—Omaha Bee.
THIS is not a store that ever
emphasizes anything which
does not come up to the
standard of excellence at any
And right here is where we
prove to you the salient grasp
we have upon the subject
PRICE. Jewelry, watches and
Silverware at popular prices.
In all cases, while realizing a
living profit for ourselves, we
give you goods of undoubted
Dispersion Sale of
W e will otter at
at our farm six
of Falls City, on
3d, u)08, about
Henry Hahn & Son
A few more colts to break.
TO THE PEOPLE OP NEBRASKA:
! submit for serious consideration the following statement show
ing what the republican party under the present administration has
done In Nebraska since 1906 for good government and the public wel
Reduced the state debt from $1,917,000 to $600,000.
Reduced passenger fares to two cents a mile.
Reduced expre. s rates 25 per cent.
Reduced freight rates on grain, live stork, fruit, lumber and coal
15 per cent.
Saved shippers and passengers in reduced rates $6,000,000, with
out reducing wages of employees or preventing reasonable earnings on
Increased the value of railroad property for purpose of general
taxation $5,65( 441,
Increased the value of railroad property for municipal taxes in
cities and villages, by means of terminal taxation law $18,627,525.
Passed an act to prevent corrupt lobbying and corrupt practices
affecting leg lallon.
Abolished the free pass evil by enacting and enforcing the anti
Enacted a state wide primary law requiring political parties to
nominate their candidates, Including congressmen and United States
senators, by direct vote of the people.
Controlled railroads and ilxed rates through the railway commis
Put nn end to rebates and discriminations in transportation of
freight and passengers.
Compelled the railroad companies to get permission from the
railway commission before changing rates.
Established the right of the state to enjoin corporation from vio
lating state laws to the Injury of the public.
Placed telephone, telegraph, express and street railway companies
under the supervision and control of the railway commission.
Htopped the sale of short-weight packages and adulterated food,
by enacting and enforcing the pure food law.
Increased the rate of Interest on state funds deposited in banks
one per cent.
Increased the state revenue by foes imposed on foreign and do
mestic corporations $40,000.
Increased tho rate of interest on bond investments of the perma
nent school funds one-half of one per cent, or $10,930 a year on invest
ments since January, 1907.
Abolished speculation In unpaid state warrants and increased the
permanent school funds with the interest thereon.
Kept the state institutions in a first-class condition, provided the
best of care for the wards of the state and munaged the institutions
Passed and sustained in court a law to prevent unfair discrimina
tion in trade for the purpose of driving a competitor out of busi
Made railways liable to employees for injuries resulting from neg
ligence of fellow-servants and other employees and repealed the statu
tory iirovlttlon limiting to $5,000 the amount recoverable for death by
Unacted laws to create a juvenile court with power to provide
proper care for neglected children; to provide free high school privi
legos, normal training In high schools and to assist weak school dis
tricts In maintaining school at least seven months each year; to pro
hibit pooling by bridge contra tors and compel them to produce books
and papers; to remove officers for wilful neglect of duty and failure
to enforce laws; and to require r»ilro»ds to furnish equal facilities to
all shippers of grain and other commodities.
Taro has been taken to have the laws of the state properly ob
served. and caution has been exercised in the use of executive clem
This is the record briefly given of legislation and administration
during the last two yeai'S, through the republican party. All this has
been done In the interest of the people of this state. The republican
party continues to stand for those things, is legislation and adminis
tration which will promote good government and prohibit any person
or corporation from enjoying special privileges at the expense ot the
public. Our concern is to deal with all questions as they arise in a
way that will best promote and conserve the general welfare of our
state. There shall be no retreat.
I ask that the record of the republican party of deeds done in this
state during the last two years he placed for consideration beside tho
democratic promises of the past and the present, and atipeal to the
people of this state to stand by the new deal and for the party and
the men who steadfastly with honesty of purpose and without malice
have done so much for the common cause of good government.
OKOItdE LAWSON Si! -.1.DON.
If the Pocket-Book is to Remain Filled
The Farmer Must Protect it
With His Vote
The farmer vote has always been
the backbone of republicanism. New
York state has always been a pivotal
state. New York City has always
been democratic. The Tammany
tiger has dominated the cttv. Re
peaters, and other fraudulent prac
ticos. have kept the big city demo
cratic. What the state would do has
depended upon what the honest
farmer rote of the up-country did,
aad this Influence has nearly ulwaya
favored the republicans, so that only
4wi«e In forty-eight years have the
democrats won. The great agrricul
tiiral states of the west have always
been Gibraltar* of republicanism.
This year, more than ever before,
In the history of the country, the
fanner finds reason for supporting
republican policies. He never was
so prosperous. Never did ho receive
such high prices for hfs products of
every kind. He will therefore, not
vote for a change, for he doesn’t
want a change.
The Tribune herewith gives some
figures that contain overwhelming
arguments on the farmer's side
showing why he doesn’t want a
The farm value of the corn, wheat
and oat crops of 1907 wa* TWO
AW ONE-HALF TIMES LARGER
than of the same crops of 1896. In
15*07 they were worth $? 258,000
Q0« and in 1896 they were we i $943,
The value of the corn crop alone
for the four years of the 'first Cleve
land administration (1884-88) was |
$2,570,000,000. for the next four '
years under Harrison, $188.8.131.520.-:
000—an INCREASE of $261,000,000;
for the next four years, under Cleve
land again. $2.182,000.000—a DE
CREASE of $649,000,000; for the next
four years, under McKinley. $2,434,
900,000. an increase of $232,000,000.
For 1907 alone the value of the
corn crop was the enormous sum of
$1,337,000,600. Four years of thai
kind would make it worth more than
$5,000,000,060, or more than twice as1
much as for any previous four-year
Let the comparison be reduced to
• simpler form, involving merely
prices, and not the incomprehensible
figures showing total values, and
the matter of the farmer’s present
splendid condition becomes the more
Taking Fremont, Neb., prices as a
fair average for all Nebraska inland
markets, as quoted in the Tribune
for the date of October 10 in three dif
ferent years the contrast is so marked
as to lie startling.
Fremont prices Oct. 10, 1890:
That year Candidaie Bryan said:
“1 cannot understand how a man liv
ing upon a farm can be deluded with
the idea that the gold standard has
anything but misery and suffering
tor him. Haven’t you independence
enough to leave your party in order
to save your homes and your families
from the gold standard?"
Fremont prices Oct. 10, 1900:
| Hogs .$4.65
That year Bryan for the presiden
cy again and prices of farm products
i going up steadily. But that year
imperialism threatening to "change
the form of our government,” as he
\ said, and no more 4fh of July cele
brations if the democrats lost.
Fremont prices Oct. 10, 1908:
This year “Shall the people rule?”
Bryan again, and the farmers get
ting 550 per cent more for corn,
280 per cent more for wheat, 400
per cent more for oats, 210 per cent
more for hogs than they did under
: the last democratic administration
j when 'cyan warned the far’.-.ers
they would go to ^the poor house if
they didn’t elect him president.
The farmers know they are a long
j ways from the poor house. Neither
i the gold standard nor imperialism
I has captured their home or their
j tamilies. They know their safest
1 course to be in supporting Taft and
the policies under which they have
prospered as never before.—Fremont
Choicest of the Season's Outer
Garment Styles and Qualities
The Suit and Overcoat
The best sign you can have of highest quality and best
styles in clothing is the Hart, Schaft'ner & Marx label.
They’re THK brand of clothes! We
are proud to show you such abso
lutely perfect garments—guaranteed
in every respect, absolutely all wool
or wool and silk fabric. You’ll like
the price as well as the clothes.
Suits and Overcoats from
$18 to $251
Young Men’s and Boys’ Suits and
Overcoats, all the new Fall fads,
$10 to $20
A Harmless Cap and Ball Cun
FR = E
With every purchase of Hoys’
.Suits, from 3 to 14 years, we will
yive one of these Guns
Copvripht 1908 hv
Hart SSihaifner & Marx
Duck Coats Duck Coats
water proof, felt and sheepskin lined; also leather and corduroy coats, our price
from $1.50 to $8.00
Fashion’s Most Dependable Models
The distinction, refinement, superior quality and
ij exclusiveness of designs, have made this store a J
h criterion on fashionable Cloaks for Women and I
New Coats Just Received *
Beautiful new Black Kersey, with satin trimming,
semi-fitting back, s- inches long, worth | fi
Light-weight Kersey, full satin lined, trimmed
with satin braid, worth $20.00, $10
Children’s Bearskin Coats, ^
in all colors, from.&&*/ 3 10 $ I U
Misses' New Empire Coats, in all shades—blue, j
brown, green, red, tan and caster $5 to $155
Women’s HighGrade Skirts
We are showing this Fall a complete line of Black and Colored
Voiles, beautifully trimmed with satin bands and buttons. All
*e"e'v.fu":!'w:p.Skk's:.$5, $7.50, $10, $12
The new Coat Skirt, made in I Panama Skirts in all the new
all the new weaves and colors Fall shades—satin trimmed,
—the best fitting Skirt on the at
aCkct $8 and $10 $4, $5, $7.50, $10
The Shoes of “Quality”
Our new Fall lines of Queen Quality are all in and we are now
able to show you some decided novelties in Women’s Foot
^ wear. New lasts and shapes are in strong demand for Fall
^and winter wear. We have them in all prices, . $2 to $4
Boys’ and Girls' School Shoes, the kind that will hold' them. $1.25 to $2.50
Underwear from the Factory to You
You pay no jobber’s profit when you buy the Munsing Underwear of us. We <^et it
direct from the mills.
Women’s Union Suits in grey, natural and pure white—the best
fitting suit on the market today, at
75c, $1, $1.25, $1.50, $2, $2.50
Children’s Union Suits in ,tfrev
?:ln:m,ra':. 50c to $1
Women's Fine Wool and Merino
Vests and Pants,
“Set Snug'' Vests and Pants, in
Children’s Cream Colored Vests
nL'^nts: 10c to 40c,
Mail Orders Are Always Given Prompt Attention
SAMUEL WAHL S
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