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About The Conservative (Nebraska City, Neb.) 1898-1902 | View Entire Issue (May 1, 1902)
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Entered at the pmtofllcc at Nebraska City , Neb. , ? Second Claw Matter , July S3 , JS.9S.
VOL. IV. NO. 48. NEBRASKA CITY , NEBRASKA , MAY 1 , 1902. SINGLE COPIES , 5 CENT S
ANNOUNCEMENT TO OUR READERS.
J. Sterling Morton , founder and
editor of The Conservative , died at
4UO : p. m. on Sunday , April 27 , at the
homo of his son Mark at Lake Forest ,
Illinois , of cerebral thrombosis , or the
formation of a olot in an artery of the
brnin. Mr. Mor-
for the existence of The Conservative
ceases. He was the Conservative. The
paper was started upon his return from
Washington , to furnish him a vehicle
for addressing his countrymen and con
genial occupation for his declining
tive. As soon , therefore , as a fitting
memorial number can be prepared ,
publication of this journal will be dis
continued. This will be about the end
The memorial number will contain a
ton had lost of Mr. Morton , I
strength rapidly written by his
since the death of life-long friend , Dr.
his youngest son George L. Miller of
Carl a little more
Omaha , together
than a year ago.
with comments o u
He followed his
life-long habit of his death and esti
activity , however , mates of his life work
until within a few from various sources.
weeks of his death. It , as well ns the in
He spoke at the tervening issues , will
Live Stock Convention bo mailed to all persons
vention in Chicago
sons now on the Con
last fall , against servative's mailing
his friends' wishes ,
and contracted a list.It
It is not felt that
matters of business
tion which annoyed
are first in importance
ed him to a considerable
today , but all contracts
during the winter. tracts for subscrip
He made a trip to tions and advertising
Mexico in March will bo properly met.
to seek relief from Business affairs will
this disorder , and be treated of in our
during his absence next issue.
his strength de
The death of two
old and valued
friends , of which The accompttnying
he learned on the portrait of Mr. Mor
day of his return , ton was taken in
made a painful January , 1901. It
impression upon shows him in an attitude
himand after that
which any one
ho only visited his
who has met him in
office once. His
his office will recognize
rapidly progressing -
ing emaciation nize as character
alarming his fam istic , loaning back ,
ily , they removed meditative , while
him to Chicago to receive the care of
specialists , but human skill was power
less. Ho sank with such frightful
swiftness that before those about him
realized that his apparently limitless
vigor was permanently impaired , he
was hovering over unconsciousness.
His end was peaceful.
With Mr Morton's death the reason
years. He took a deep interest in it ,
and often spoke of it as the last work
ho should undertake. How well it has
served its purpose , what influence it
has exerted over the minds and hearts
of men , it is for the future historian to
judge. But no other hand can wield
his pen , and no other voice shall speak
through the columns of The Consorva-
1ns caller states his cose.
ACKNO WLEDGM ENT.
To the very many friends of Mr. Mor
ton who have shown by tactful Expres
sions of sympathy and grief 'their sense
of loss in his death , the members ofhis
family hereby return sincere thanks.
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