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About The Conservative (Nebraska City, Neb.) 1898-1902 | View Entire Issue (April 4, 1901)
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bers , at or near O'Fallen's Bluffs intend
ing to give the Pawnees fits. "
"The charges on dispatches from St.
Louis to Fort Kearney are two dollars
for the first ten words and 15 cents for
each additional word. "
The editor worried through the winter
and began bravely in the spring advo
cating his Great North Platte Koute ,
but could not keep it up ; his last num
ber , dated , curiously , August 1st on the
outside and July 4th inside , is rather
the most interesting of the lot. He gives
on the front page a lurid prophecy of
Joseph Smith's , and then launches into
flaming and fervid editorials in the same
line as the prophecy "which we heard
with our own ears as the words fell
from his mouth. "
"Our boasted union is broken , severed
and destroyed , never again to arise.
Our national doom is sealed * # #
The blood of saints and prophets has
gone unavenged * * #
doom is coming down on our nation in
tempests , blood , sorrow and death
* * # Let those who would not have
blood upon their garments , refuse to
take up the sword against his brother
and neighbor , and flee to the west , to
the mountains where peace and justice
"Friends and patrons , adieu. We
have accessed , and tomorrow shall start
westward and shall probably become a
citizen of Utah # # * We go from
turmoil , strife and bloodshed to seek
quiet in the happy , peaceful vales of
Utah * * * We are off for the
boundless west , still chasing the Star of
Empire on its flight toward sundown ,
and hope in some quiet mountain dell ,
to make a little Eden-like world of sun
shine , flowers and happiness , where
peace and plenty abound , and the
clangor of strife and bloodshed may
not be heard. Come then , ye who are
weary of strife , who are sad and sick at
heart come to the mountains where
the oppressed shall find a welcome.
"Come then come to peaceful , happy
A. T. R.
The fiction announced by Messrs.
Houghton , Mifflin & Co. , for the spring
lias a surprisingly wide range of interest.
Boston appears in a humorous story of
the "The Successors
servant-girl problem ,
ors of Mary the first , " by Elizabeth
Stuart Phelps ; Chicago in a Tolstoian
novel by Will Payne called "The Story
of Eva , " and Paris in Eugenia Brooks
Frothingham's "The Turn of the Koad. "
Kate Douglas Wiggin's "Penelope's Irish
Experiences" surveys Ireland ; Colonial
Virginia appears in Burton E. Steven
son's romantic "Soldier of Virginia , "
and Europe in Clara Louise Burnham's
"MissPritohard's WeddingTrip. " Alice
Brown paints a part of New Hampshire
in "King's End , " and for the sea there
is "Dog-Watohes at Sea" by Stanton
i/ / ; .
From Kansas City , Tuesdays , until
In tourist sleepers and chair cars.
There are veritable underground
lakes of oil in southern California.
Fortunes made by tapping them.
Go out end look the country over.
Santa Fe Route
Address Gen. Pass. Office , A. T. & S. F. B'y , Topeka.
Is the whitest , purest and strongest of all Starches ; is peculiarly
adapted to fine Fabrics and Laces , and gives to all Clothes a beau
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AEGO STARCH is packed in all styles and sizes of pack
ages and can be obtained of all Leading Grocers.
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NEBRASKA CITY , NEB.
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