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About The Conservative (Nebraska City, Neb.) 1898-1902 | View Entire Issue (May 29, 1902)
10 Conservative ,
GEO. H. DANIELS , New York. Ho
was a most excellent man and n fine
typo of the American gentleman. It
must always be a matter of consolation
to his sons that ho was an honor to his
O. W. SMITH , Pasadena , Cal. Ho was
one of the noblest characters I have ever
known brilliant in mind and over just
towards his fellow man. Ho was cer
tainly a statesman in its truest sense ;
the nation suffers by the loss of ono of
its ablest guardsmen.
W. S. WOODS , Kansas City. I want
to Fay to you that your father has loft
you a very rich heritage. Ho was a
very fine character , a noble man.
B. M. FREES , Chicago. The death of
such a man is a national calamity and
our whole country mourns with you.
Faithful to every trust and beloved by
all his friends , they will revere his
ADOLPII NATHAN , Chicago. The life
and career of your father were such that
all men who knew him , and who ap
plaud integrity , honesty and morality ,
in public as well PS private life , will
join you in cherishing his memory.
J. G. TAYLOR , Omaha. Ho was a
prince , and the impress of his mind will
be felt when his monument of granite
is dust and is once more with the ele
WM. DUFF HAYNIE , Chicago. His
life was full of purpose. He labored ,
not only for such substantial rewards as
would come to him , but also that others
might be benefited. The friendship of
such a man strengthens character.
B. B. PADDOCK , Fort Worth , Texas.
Ho was a patriot and a statesman , and
the world is a great loser by his death.
Suoh men can ill be spared in these days
of political mendacity.
W. F. MERRILL , Now Haven , Conn.
A man with the broadest intellect and
the soundest common sense , and of the
greatest charity ; in fact , I think it maybe
bo all summed up in saying that he was
of the very highest type of American
S. B. EVANS , Ottuniwa , la. He had
arrived at the weary stage of life when
he no longer feared death , but welcomed
its approach as a'friend. Ho had boon
successful as a man of affairs and had
troops of friends ; but the desire to
linger upon this beautiful and attrac
tive globe had faded. He had had his
measure of sorrows.
REV. J. H. MORRON , Peoria , 111. His
endowments , attainments and career
made him a conspicuous figure , not
only in his own state , but in the nation.
Yet rarer than his public services , his
gifts and honors , was his home life.
T. 0. CRAWFORD , Now York. I am
so unhappy over the fact that I had not
boon able to see him of late years , to
have ono more heart to heart talk , A
bettor man never lived , nor a more
EDMUND S. JOY , Newark , N. J. I desire -
sire to express to you and to your
brothers my sympathy in your affliction.
His death is a public loss.
ADLAI T. EWINO , Chicago. The
country can ill afford to be without the
abiding presence of such a thoroughly
FRANK TRUMBULL , New York. In
these luxurious times wo can ill afford
to lose men of rugged character like his.
TOM RANDOLPH , Sherman , Tex. His
ability , integrity , manhood and courage
had made him ono of the most conspic
uous men of the nation.
0 * OF RESPECT.
Department of Agriculture.
In the death of J. Sterling Morton ,
America has lost a staunch citizen , and
agriculture , forestry and horticulture a
faithful friend. As Secretary of Agri
culture he instituted many valuable re
forms in the department , and as Father
of Arbor Day , he has brought happiness
to thousands of homes. A devoted
father , a man of unswerving honesty ,
his loss will be felt by all who knew
Resolved , That the sympathies of the
officers of the United States Depart
ment of Agriculture , and others who
were associated with him , be extended
to the family of the deceased , and that
a copy of this resolution , together with
the full action taken by the depart
ment , be transmitted to them.
H. W. WILEY ,
D. E. SALMON ,
C. HARTMERRIAM ,
B. T. GALLOWAY ,
GEO. WM. HILL.
Chi Psi Lodge , Ann Arbor , May 1.
Whereas , God in his infinite wisdom
has taken unto himself our dearly be
loved brother in Chi Psi , J. Sterling
Morton of the class of 1858 ; and
Whereas , We , the members of Alpha
Epsilon , are , in his loss , bereft of a
brother , whose ability and pure Chris
tian character won our deepest respect
and affection ; and
Whereas , By his death wo feel that ,
as individuals and as a brotherhood , we
have lost a trusted friend and brother ;
Resolved , That wo extend our heart
felt sympathy to his bereaved family ;
and bo it further
Resolved , That the badges of our
Alpha be draped for a period of thirty
days and that copies of these resolu
tions be sent to the family nud printed
in the next number of the Purple &
Gold. W. H. CLAYTON ,
J. H. FERGUSON ,
L. P. BUCKLEY ,
For Alpha Epsilou.
Nebraska City Commercial Club.
Whereas , an All-wise and Over-ruling
Providence has removed from our midst
our distinguished and beloved fellow-
townsman and friend , J. Sterling Mor
Resolved , That it is but meet that
we , the members of the Nebraska City
Commercial Club , express our profound
sorrow at the irreparable loss to the
private and public life and welfare of
our city and citizens , in the death of
him whom we have been proud to know
as a friend.
Resolved , That we realize that no ex
pression can be framed which will in
any wise add to the fame or the dis
tinction of our illustrious and mourned
citizen , who in public and private life ,
by honesty of purpose and firmness in
the execution of every duty , has roared
to himself an everlasting monument in
the hearts of the people of Nebraska ,
and of our whole broad land.
The graceful groves that shade the
plain , and each of the myriads of beau
tiful trees which adorn our prairie
states , shall ever remind us of the
dominant thought and purpose of this
strenuous life which fathered and gave
to us our beloved Arbor Day.
Our public library , well-appointed
theater , and spacious park shall remind
us of the culture , polish and refine
ment of his mind and manners.
Resolved , That his distinguished pub
lic services , his high standard of public
honor , and his official and personal in
tegrity , merit the acknowledgment of
the people of this city , state and nation.
As a born leader of men , as statesman ,
as editor , as citizen , as friend , we honor
him and revere his memory.
"He did not fall
Like drooping flowers that no man
notice th ,
But like a great branch of some stately
Rent in a tempest , flung down to earth ,
Thick with green leafage. "
Resolved , That wo condole with his
family in their great bereavement , as
we grieve for our own public and pri
Resolved , That a copy of these reso
lutions bo furnished the family of the
deceased. N. A. DUFF ,
O. C. MORTON , President.
Nebraska State Officials.
Whereas , The best efforts of his life
were dedicated to the noble purpose of
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