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-THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 1902.
FILIPINOS A LEISURELY LOT
InhauiUnts of the Island ITot Easily
Moved to Hustle,
KNOW HOW TO WAIT IF NOT TO LABOR
Trouble Ahnat Friars Sot Likely t
Ite rlin and Effort to
Track Natives to Work
Likely to Pall.
BAC0U)D, Island of Negros, April 22.
To the E'lltor of The Bee: Father Mau
rlclo hag returned to hli pariah, where he
kid served a spiritual adviser of the peo
ple fur twenty-six years previous to the
revolution of the Inhabitants of Negros
gainst Ppaln. At the time of the uprising
Father Maurlclo, In common with all but
one of the friars, either fled from or were
forcibly expelled from the Island, taking
refuge In their convents in the city of
Father Maurlclo's return to bis old
pariah was attended with considerable ex
citement, owing to the opposition mani
fested by certain of the people against the
reappearance of the Recolote frtan, who.
In the day of Spanish domination, consti
tuted the Spanish clergy of the Island.
The opposition to the religious orders ap
pears to be intense among the natives.
with the exception of those of Spanish
blood, but, as with everything else In this
country, It is difllcult to tell with any de
gree of accuracy the real strength of the
Father Maurlclo appears to be a genial
old gentleman. I presume the opposition
manifested to hie reappearance is based on
political and religious rather than personal
grounds. The excitement attending bis
coming to Bacolod Is simply one Instance of
the contention that may be expected all
over the archipelago as the frlara attempt
to return to their churches and convents
claimed by the native padres as rightfully
their own as representatives of the Fill
plno people. In a rough statement of the
situation the conflict may be said to be
between the frlara and Spaniards and
Datives of Spanish blood on the one band
and the padres and Filipinos on the other.
Kemoval of Tariff Weils Help.
I suppose the most effectual measure to
reate content in this Island at the pres
ent time would be to put It on a trade
level with the United States by removing
the tariff on sugar. The planters are suf
' ferlng from financial depression, money Is
very scarce and sugar very cheap. The
planters have labored under a good deal of
dtarouragemeut, besides being greatly dls
appointed In the outcome of the sugar
crop. During the summer prospects were
unusually favorable. Everything favored
the growth of the cane, which promised
to be and was one of the largest
per hectare ever raised in the island.
Owing, however, to the dearth of cariboo,
which were swept off by hundreds by i
disease which broke out among them sev
eral months before the harvest, much dif
ficulty wsb experienced In harvesting the
cane, a good deal being left In the fields to
decay. Shortly after the commencement
of cane cutting long continued rains set
In, which not only delayed the work of
making the sugar, but depreciated Its qual
ity, and to complete the woes of the sugar
producer came the last misfortune.
great fall in the price of sugar in the Hong
. Kong market.
It has been said that the removal of the
tariff on Filipino sugar would raise the
prlco from 4 to 7 cents a pound. I am
not sufficiently acquainted with the condl
tions to know whether this statement be
correct or not and do not know how the
admission tree of the product - of Kegros
would affect our beet sugar Industry In
Nebraska. The effect on this island, how
ever, would be to create a financial revo
lution, doubling the prlco of lands anJ
clearing the haciendas from their heavy in
debtedness. I think that the attention of
capital once directed to the sugar lands of
the Philippines they are likely to in
definitely advance in value, as they are said
to be equal to those of Hawaii, at least
I was so informed by a gentleman from
Honolulu, referring to the lands of this
Island, who at the time was traveling over
the archipelago as a government expert to
elect the site for an experimental farm.
Teaebers Have Hard Time.
The teacher' institute is In session, or
normal school, as they call It, wherein the
native is instructed by the American
teacher. Last week the white gave a ballo
In honor of the brown teachers and this
week, I understand, the brown teachers re
clprocate. The attendance at the institute
is very good, larger than was anticipated
The proceeding, being entirely new to the
Filipinos, it was a matter of conjecture
s to how they would respond. The Fill
w plno teacher's path la strewn with briars
rather than roses. They are very poorly
paid and the meager stipend they receive
la grudgingly given. The school fund o
the municipality Is devoted to everythln
else first snd then, It any be left, to the
payment of the teachers. The assessors of
the different municipalities place as lo'
valuation on the property of their re
spectlve districts as possible, which pro
cedure la not, I believe, entirely unknown
to the assessors In the United States. Not
inly are the Filipino teachers poorly paid
and pay uncertain, but the contrast be
tween their emoluments and that of th
" viroto to Dr.
Picrco for hia
i The lady, from whose letter we quote,
got what she wrote for, and is a well
woman to-day as a result of following
Dr. Pierce's advice and using Dr. Pierce's
Favorite Prescription, the medicine
which make wtnlc women strong and
sick women well. "Favorite Prescrip
tion " establishes regularity, dries weak
ening drains, heals inflammation and
ulceration and cures female weakness.
Sick women, especially those suilering
from diseases of long standing, axe ia-
tescher from the states Is In glaring con
trast, the latter being psld by the Insular
government and receiving much larger rat
in gold than does the nstlvs In silver.
The teachers In this province are not en
thusiastic over the future outlook. TJie at
tendance Is dlscoursglngly lrregulsr. and,
while there are occasionally bright and In
terested pupils, the general Interest and
dvancement are not what might be hoped.
Considering the dense ignorsnce and pov
erty of the mass of the population any
sensible chsnge in their condition for be
better must necessarily be a work of con-
The United States has done much to de
velop the Islands, perhaps more has been
done since the American occupation In the
way of development of the country and Its
Inhabitants, than during the three cen
turies of occupation by a European power.
The government has established schools.
built school houses and sent over an army
of school teachers to occupy them and
If possible raise the people to a level with
the citizens of the most enlightened states
of the clvllUed world. The material as
well as the moral welfare of the people
has been looked after. Harbors Improved;
roads established; railways projected; tele
graph lines laid snd rivers made navigable,
mark the beneflclent sway of the United
8tates government In the Philippines and
give unmistakable evidence of a sincere
desire to permanently benefit the country
asd Its Inhabitants.
Land of Hassss.
The United States Is In haste to de
velop the country. The Filipino is Indiffer
ent whether the country Is developed or
not. To promise an Individual better food.
better clothes and better lodging, with
work, is but little Inducement to that In
dividual, when he Is satisfied with rice
and fish to eat, with bananas for dessert
and cares only for a nlpa roof to shelter
himself and family, and secures this with
as little work as possible. He Is content
with the country as It Is, and prefers thtt
woods, streams, harbors and roads remain
as they are, rather than they should be
Improved by means of his labor.
The people at home should not run the
risk of disappointment by expecting any
speedy radical change in the Industrial,
moral, social or political situation In this
country. One must make haste slowly in
the Orient. It Is difficult to hurry the
oriental and the Filipino is no exception to
the general rule. In dealing with the na
tives of this country we must "learn to
labor and to wait;" the last lesson the Fili
pino has learned to perfection, whether he
will ever learn the first is a matter of seri
The American In the Philippines, espe
cially the newcomer. Is inclined to fret,
everything moves slowly; the business man
is slow, the house servants move slowly,
and the laborers are slowest of all. The
American overseer frets over the mortal
slowness of the "hombres" working on the
streets and public works of the city of
Manila. The American housekeeper frets
herself almost Into a fever over the dila
tory movements of her servants, the Amer
ican judge and lawyer fret over the slow
ness of court procedure, the man from the
United States frets because of the delay
In closing up a business transaction, and
wears himself out in trying to hurry the
It is not good for the Christian's health.
To hurrv the Arvan brown.
The Christian riles; end the Aryan smiles,
And weareth. the Christian down.
The end of the fight, Is a tombptone white,
witn tne name or ine neceaseo. .
And epitaph drear; "A fool lleth here
wno irieu to nusue tne east.
W. F. NORMS.
PRATTLE OF THE YOIXGSTER9.
Auntie How many commandment are
Auntie And if you break one of them,
Btssle Then there'd be nine.
Little Elmer The preacher says there Is
no marrying In heaven. I wonder why?
Little Elsie I guess It's because only
women and little girls go there.
"Is that your mamma, little boy?" asked
the lady In the hotel parlor.
"She used to be mine," gravely replied
the little fellow, "but now I've got twin
sisters, so she's only one-third mine."
The caller had been descanting on the
advantages of cork soles as a preventive of
colds in cold weather, and the expression
had caught Kitty's ear.
"Mamma," she said, after the visitor had
gone away, "how can anybody with a cork
soul ever go to heaven?"
Little Alice had been put to bed and was
saying her prayers. This was part of her
petition: "O, God, make all the bad peo
ple good, and make all the good people
all the good people the good people
nice!" This la Indeed much to be de
"Well, Tommy," said papa, on his return
from the office, "what has been going on
"wny-er-mamma worked one of your
slippers and "
"Goodness! She isn't working another
pair of slippers for me?"
"O! no. , This wss one of the old ones.
She worked it on me."
Little Dorothy is 7 years old. She was
naughty the other day. and her mother
told her that she would have to ask God to
forgive her. The penitent little girl got
down on her knees by her mother's side,
k ... - in
f i 1" Lk
rited to consult Dr. Tierce by letter,
fret. Air- correspondence is held as
i atnct'.y private and sacredly connarn-
I tiul. Address Dr. SL V. Pierce, Buffalo,
1 N. Y.
. I .r ! ran truthfully saythat I. Pierce's Favorite
(J Trec.lpuuu im a wonderful nurdtcine and
I serves tiit crabc rtvra u wrtica Mrs. Kasma
tue crauc rnrm it
r-liuurr, of Lakrvirw, Montcalm Co., Mica.,
boa . M nuwk four aiuatha. asd lh santi
n ttrnrrturd by the doctors did aw no good.
Fioallv I wrote to Dr. Fierce for hia advic. He
antttcrc.l in a wry ktud Icttrr ioatrarttng me
what to do. I followed hia adno and to-Uy
an a well woman, thanks to lt. fierce.
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets should be
aed with " Favorite Prescription" wtaa
vor UuUive is required, ,
Jmnie learaece Sale
Our June Clearance
Sale is a winner. Not
prices alone but qual
ity and prices make our valuta so decisive that it has attracted the attention far and near of those in
queet of reliable home furnishings. An even steady trade fully warranted by the values this store oners. N s would be glad to pilot you through this big store,
and point out the special values. Whether you are a purchaser or not we extend you an Invitation to JbL,K IN & LOOK AROUND
The following are but few of the specials for each department. They are money-ssvers and the prudent house wife will take advantage of our Special June
Clearance Sale prices
Three-piece solid oak bed room suit; special, $13.85.
A special lot of solid oak dressers, bevel mirrors, at
7.75, $9.00, $9.43, $11.65.
Pretty bird's-eye maple dressing tablet at $3.00, $S.7 and
A special lot of 40-pound hair mattresses, never sold
less than $12.50; In this sale .each, $3.75.
June Clearanse Sale prices prevsll on all li
brary tables. The saving will be In some instance
as much aa one-half.
$24.00 mahogany library table, special, $12.00.
$29.00 mahogany library table, special, $15.50.
$40.00 mahogany library table, special, $22.00.
$46.00 mahogany library table, special, $21.75.
Made of choice figured, quartersawed golden
oak, finely polished, a special lot just received,
regular $16.00 value, special, $12.75.
Go-carts and carriages go in this Special June
Clearance Sale at reduced prices. Folding carta
with rubber tire wheels, $2.15 and $2.95. Full size
go-carts, $4.60, $6.80 and up.
Porch and Lawn Chairs
In great variety at June Clearance Sale prices.
Pretty porch rockers with splint seat, each 90
cents. Others at $1.35, $1.75,' $2.00, $2.25, $2.75 and
When you buy refrigerator you will want
the best. One that will give perfect satisfaction,
that will have a cold dry air circulation and a
provision preserver. All of that Is the Her
rick. We want to have the opportunity of showing
you the advantages contained In a Herrick re
frigerator over others, and we welcome you to
look. All sizes In the spruce, white enamel or
the opalite tile lined.
Reversible cushions., select oak frame. Special
June Clearance Sale prices, $5.75, $6.85, $7.35.
A big assortment of parlor divans and odd
pieces, all go In this special sale.
Illustrated Catalogue mail'
ed to out'oMown requests.
AT SPECIAL JINK CLEARANCE SALE PRICES We can
save you money on your purchase. It will therefore be to
your Interest to see us.
Saddle wood seat, golden finish, embossed back; special
price, 70c each.
Other patterns and designs In wood seat chairs, nicely
golden finished, at 75c, 90c, $1.00, all priced about one
fourth less than regular tor special June selling.
Cane seat dining chairs; special at 90c, $120 and up.
June Oriental Rua Sale
A magnificent collection of rugs an assemblage of rare proportions, a
variety upon which we've expended months of care. We ofTer most striking bargains during our
June Clearing Sale and quote herewith some of the rare values In Oriental rugs. We welcome you
to look. We have made up special lota of these rugs which we offer at a discount of 25 per cent.
Come early while the selection Is most complete.
ONE LOT OF 8MALL HAMA-
DANS Sizes about 3x4 feet;
price 18.25; June clearance sale
price, 25 per cent off.
ONE LOT OF ANATOLIAN
MATTS About 1 foot 6 inches
by 8 feet, $8 to 110 each. June
sale price, 25 per
ONE LOT OF QENOES Sizes
rnnge 3-6x5 feet, at $17 to $-2.
Special June clearance sale
price, 25 per cent on.
ONE LOT MOSSL'L STRIPS
3 to 4 feet wide, I to I feet
long, ranging from $3o to $45.
line clearance sale
ONE LOT OF BELOUCinSTAN
RUGS Sizes from 2 feet 6
Inches to 3 feet 6 Inches In
width; 4 feet to 6 feet in
length, ranging in price from
$.'0 to $25. Special June clear-
ance sale, 25 per cent off.
ONE LOT OF BOKH A R AS
Sizes range about 3-4x4-6:
S rices $22 to $27.50. Special
une clearance sale price, 25
per cent off.
Rrice, & per cent off.
E LOT OF JJAHISTANS
3 feet to 4 feet 6 inches in
the width, 4 feet 6 Inches to
6 feet 6 Inches in the length,
prices ranging from $20 to I0.
Special June clearance sale,
2o per cent off.
ONE IX)T OF IRAN Sizes 8
feet 6 Inches to 4 feet In
width, 4 feet to 6 feet in
length, prices ranging from
$25 to J 13. Special June clear
ance sale, per cent off.
ONE LOT OF KHIVA Rang
ing about 6x9 feet, price iU.5t.
Special June clearance saie,
2a per cent off.
ONE LOT YHORDES About
9x12 feet, ranging: in rrlce
from $90 to $125. Special June
clearance sals price, 25 per
ONE LOT PERSIAN 8AVA
LANS Varying from 8x11 feet
to 8x13 feet; prices ranging
from $125 to $1. Special June
clearance sale price, ih per
ONE LOT OF IIAMADAN
CARPETS Sizes ranging 9x14
to 11x15 feet, prices ranslng
from $!0 to $125. Special clear
ance sale price, 25 per cent off.
Lace (Curtains, wlndow Shades
Our stock of lace curtains and upholstery goods is larger than it should
be at this season of the year and we are, therefore, offering the goods at June Clearanse Sale prides to
reduce theN stock. Special money saving values in new, clean, desirable goods. Note soma of the prices
for the Special June Clearance Sale.
Brussels curtains, a big assort
ment, from $3.50 up to $4.00 per
Arabian, French and domestic
"Domestic from $4.75 up to $12.W.
r rencn irom t. is up to 46.u.
j ney are wortn twice
$3.50 valance for $1.95 each.
$75 curtain for $4.50 each.
15c Bllkollne, only 10c per yard.
15c cretonne, only 10c per yard.
15c denim and crepe, only lOo
30c denim end English cre
tonne, only 2oc per yard.
15c curtain Swiss, 10c per yard.
&c and 65c Swiss. Imported. 3s)o
the per yard.
All sizes and kinds worth up
to $2.00 each, all go at 25c each.
Summer Curtains and
Snowflake curtains In stripes
and plain, just the curtain to
replace your heavy winter ones
for doors and windows. All col
ors, from $1.25 per pair up to
$1.50 hammock for $1.00.
$2.60 hammock for $1.50.
$3.50 hammock for $2.50.
$5.00 hammock for $3.95.
Hammock hooks. 10c each.
Cushions, S for 25c
Square top, golden finish, special 6-foot exten
Others In oak at $4.95, $6.35, $8.35.
Tretty round tables in solid oak, $1.85, $9 00.
These are all marked at June Clearance Sale
prices at a saving In price ftom the regular.
Special golden quarter-sawed oak. finely pol
ished buffets, $30.00 regular, June Clearance Sale
$32.00 regular, June Clearance Sale price, $23.85.
$40.00 regular, June Clearance Sale price, $28.75.
We show a large assortmeut and quote some
very attractive June Clearance Sale prices.
A special sideboard at a special price. This Is
A large, massive sideboard made of choice select
oak, finely polished; has large bevel plate
mirror and one that you can compare with any
$30.00 sideboard on the market. Our June Clear
ance Sale price, $22.75.
Golden quarter-sawed oak, finely polished, ad
justable shelves, special at $12.65.
A full quarter-sawed bent end glnss china closet,
rich, pretty design, special at $18.50.
Special June Sale prices on parlor furniture.
A three-piece raahoga ny finished suit, uphol
stered in satin damask. Special, $17.00.
Five-piece spring edge suit, upholstered In
atln damask; fcpeclal, $29.75. '
A big lot of fancy parlor rockers In this . sale
at a saving In price of over 25 to 33 per cent
Large comfortable, roomy rocker made of hard
wood, with arms nicely finished, - Special June
Clearance Sale price, $1.60.
This store will close at one o'clock Saturday
afternoons during the months of July and August.
rchard Wllhelm Sarpet ompany
L "r-"'iTITrLI"H r
and, after she had prayed In silence
short time, arose.
"And did God forgive you?" asked the
"No," replied Dorothy; " He said He was
blzzy and asked me to call again!"
A gentleman visiting a Coylay (Pa.) min
uter was asked to attend Sunday school
at his host's church and address a few
remarks to the children, relates the Phil
adelphia Times. He took the familiar
theme of the children who mocked Elijah
cn his journey to Bethel how the young
sters taunted the poor old prophet, and
how they were punished when two she
bears came out of the wood and ate forty-and-two
"And now, children," said the speaker,
wishing to learn if his talk had produced
any moral effect, "what does this story
"Please, sir," came from little girl
well down in front, "it Bhows how many
children two she bears can hold!"
weekly, walking a distance equal to twice
the circumference of the globe. iSixty
thousand letters are written a day, con
suming thirty gallons of Ink. Ten thousand
miles of overhead telegraph wires almost
shut out the smoky canopy which spreads
above the London streets, and the number
of telegraph messages received in London
last year was over S,000,)0. Ninety million
gallons of water are consumed dally.
Something like a profit of $3,000,000 has
just been realized by Senator Quay, his son,
Richard R., and ex-Senator l)on Cameron
out of the sale of the New Castle Traction.
Electric and Gas cpmpanles to the Pennsyl
vania & Mahoning valley Railroad com
pany. The -Quays and Don Cameron pur
chased the properties a few years ago for
$1,0o0.0u0. ana now the deeds of conveyance
show a cash consideration of $1,197,510, be
sides which there is a mortgage of $3,637,500.
OVT OF THE ORDINARY.
F. N. Finney of Milwaukee. WU., has
purchased the famous rug known as the
Empress Eugenie's prayer rug. It is made
of silk and was given to the consort of
Napoleon III by the shah of Persia.
Ervln Pfuhl. a citizen of West Pittston,
Pa., has filed a petition In court asking
that hia name be changed to Folmor. The
petitioner says he desires the change be
cause the name he now bears readily lends
Its aid to the manufacture of various silly
attempts at punning, such as "fool" and
"full, and besides it is not easily pro
nounced, all of which is very annoying.
To protect the sultan of Turkey from
possible poisoning the most rigorous pre
cautions are taken in the preparation of his
food. Palace officials visit the kitchen to
inspect the dishes, which they first taste
and then seal up with long ribbons, the
ends of which are held by the major
doino. Guards, re-enforced by a strong
armed escort, then carry the food to the
In London a child Is born every three
minutes, and a death Is registered every
flw minutes. The city contains over 7')
rallwnv sis Urns, nenly Mm miles of railway
line and eleven railway bridges span the
Thumes. Dully 1.(O.ii0u persons travel on
the underground railways, and 2.5iO.OoO In
S.0P0 omnibuses, 7.0 hansoms, 14.0W) cabs
l.and 7,H) tram cars. The total population
Is between 6.W,0uO and i.OtO.0.0. Four tnou
sand postmen deliver 10,000.000 letters
LABOR AND ISDISTRT.
The United States produces 29 per cent of
the world's coal.
It is told- that the gross membership of
the labor organizations who are connected
with the American Federation of Labor
The Amalgamated Society of Engineers,
whose headquarters are in London, Eng
land, had a membership at the end of last
year of 90,943, and the cash balance on hand,
The cornerstone of the Labor Lyceum,
which Is being rebuilt In Brooklyn, N. Y.,
wa laid Friday (Decoration day), accom
panied by appropriate ceremonies. Including
a parade, in wnicn tne Mannauan ventral
Federated union lolned tho Brook I vn Cen
tral Labor union. The new building will
cost about $:i0,000.
Thirty years ago the census found only
four plants in the whole country for the
manufacture of Ice, and they were all lo
cated In the southern states. In 1!U0 the
number had Increased to 77 (not counting
concerns which manufacture ice for their
own use exclusively), and only about one
half of them are located in the south.
8inee 1S90 the amount of capital invested
In this Industry has increased from $9.M6.
46S to $;!8,204.164. or by 28 per cent; while
the value of the product has Increased from
$4.9U0.!3 to $13,874,613, or by 183 per cen
The highest paid officials of a labor union
in Chicago are those of the Bricklayers and
Stone Masons' union. The wages of the
president, secretary and the two business
agents have been sdvanced $1 a week and
are now $d, $5 and $4 a day. respectively.
President Perkins of the Ctgarmakera'
International union states that within tha
past month twenty local unions of cigar
makers secured increases in wsges. Seven
unions in different parts of the country are
on strike or voting on the proposition to go
on strike to secure the bill of prices.
Condition of the Miners
Impartial View of Situation
in the Anthracite Region.
Charles B. Spahr, of the editorial staff of self-respecting little home I do not know, they had previously bought tor $1.75
the New York Outlook, publishes in that but the fact remains that not only In Ply- ton they could ' not buy today for less
magazine the result of an investigation mouth, but In the mining towns I visited than $2.15. The increase to them Was
conducted by him Into the condition of the later Ufar Scranton. the great majority of more than 20 per cent. It furnished them.
the Diners seemed to be living in decent
miners in the anthracite f.cld wh- are on
a strike for more wsges and ehortcr hours.
Mr. Spabr's sttltude Is one of sympathy
for the strikers and he criticises the "In talking with the men there was
operators severely for refusing arbitration. , similar contradiction In the testimony re
Following are excerpts from the article: ceivrd. If they were speaking about their
"The Civic Federation's committee was
not ready to pass upon any of the ques
tions submitted. It was, however, con
vinced of the righteousness of Mr.
Mitchell's demand that the employing rail
roads should be willing to submit these
questions to arbitration. 'It was not a
question of arbitration by our board; we
recommended arbitration In which one
party select one arbitrator, the other party
aocther and these two select a third, but
the railroad companies flatly rejected it
The fact that these companies are
chartered by the state and given state
powers of eminent domain makes their re
fusal the more indefensible.'
treatment, their wages were too small for
them to live upon; if they were talking
about their ability to hold out for a six
months' strike, they were all surprisingly
affluent. When I reached Oliphant, which
is the center of the union In the northern
district, I wss particularly struck with the
men's statements as to their ability to hold
out. The unmarried Hungarians and Poles,
I wss told, had nearly all money saved
ahead, and many of this slement had al
ready set out for New York, Philadelphia
and other cities to get work as unskilled
laborers while the strike lasted. The men
who remained near the mines were some of
them able to get odd jobs upon neighboring
In fact, with one of their favorite tllus
trations when they were claiming that the
10 per rent advance In wages secured In
1900 hsd been entirely eaten up by the In
creased cost of living.
"Among the 'miners' strictly so called
there Is no concern whatever for the eight
hour day. In Oliphant, for the first time, I
came across men who actually worked the
short hours which newspapers hostile to
the union try to represent aa typical. In
the little mine where this fireman was
employed most of the miners came out of
the mines before noon and It was the ex
ception when the miner stayed beside
his labor for the whole ten hours. The
mine boss, in fact, told me that two and a
half hours represented the average time
spent by the miners lasids of this mine.
"When the various Impressions which I
had received simmered down the lmpres
Show the Proportion Borne by Various
Interests in 1900.
Just What the Farmer, the Merchant, the Manufacturer, the Banker, the Pri
vate Corporations and the Railroads Paid Into the State Treasury.
(Issued Under Authority of the Railroads of Nebraska.)
KIND OF PROPERTY.
Improved Lands Acres
Unimproved Lands Acres
Improved Lots Lots
Unimproved Lots Lota
R. R. Property
Mules and Asses
Manufacturing Tools, Material, Machinery, etc
Merchandise on Hand
Properly of Companies and Corporations
Money and Credits Stock and Bonds
Household and Office Furniture, etc
Investments, Real Estate, and Improvements
All Other Property 11
r rancnises .
Water Crafts '
All Property Returned for Tax in State
Value Cent of
Cnita. Value. Per Total
Unit. Tax Paid
17.445.819 $ 60.459,47!) 3.47 35.2
14,379,21 17,5X4.677 1.22 10.2
211.223 27,034,487 127.99 15.7
28S.S72 fi.U3.91R 21.18 3.6
636,995 4.31,317 $.79
2,169.409 1U.11H.478 4.6
41,930 . 311. Kt4 7.41 9.8
371,275 274, 29H .74
1.752,163 1.74.1,2'H .90
2.41 -4. 17
83 2,668 1.6
$171,747,593 ( 1 100
A summary of the foregoing statement will show For the purpose of reducing the size of this table
that the following Interests were the ones that paid tax
In that year, in the following proportions: In the first summary, we have Included all the
Farming Interests paid 45.4 per cent of the tax . , , ...
City. Town and Village steam engines In with the manufactories and marhln-
I'roperty paid 19 3 per cent of the tax ery. We have put the 12.710 pianos, valued at from $5 00
Railroad Interests paid 15 4 per cent of the tax . ... . .. ........ .
Live Stock interests paid 9.8 per cent of the tax t0 N-30: the vast number of $1.76 watches that ware
"XftSXkt&'lnZU 4. per cent of the tax "T'l maCh'n": r
Bankers, Money Loaners, Bnd melodeons; the $4.79 carriages and wagons; ths
pi ?.rodpe?J'ynd.s::::::::::l I? ce SJ lES III a,a.e- ,dHlaTm?" rd irelryi the four
Various Miscellaneous Prop- . thousand $9.69 safe; the billiard tables and bar flx-
e"y paid 2.1 per cent of the tax tures, all together with household and office furniture.
ion Wa have combined the other Items In "All Other
a c. REDUCED AGAIN. Property." Details will be given later.
Farm and Stock Interests. .paid 66.2 per cent of the tax
City. Town and Village In- KfRnmri
terests paid 29 4 pr cent of the tax AOMlA'
Railroads paid 15.4 per cent of the tax r,,i.i ,.,,. , . . . ,
Population, 1,058,910; 38.2 per cent living In lncor-
10- porated cities and villages, 63.8 per cent on farms.
RAILROADS PAY 15.4 PER CENT OF THE TAXES IN NEBRASKA.
, farms, and sometimes upon farms belong'
"To surprising extent I found that
these miners about Plymouth were not in
danger of being evicted, for most of them
.lw Jt Ik km. mm AWMui all ... K. lk.m..1...
or by their parents. The situation In this brought, made the summer much the best The workers never expected 20 per cent
iime tor a etr.se
Ing to members of their own family. The lo lnal remained was mat. except In
amount of work which the men could ,ew 'alltle and among few small
secure In summer, and the great reduction ele of workmen, the present strike la
In living expense which the season "leny a sinus tor an advance in wages.
respect was In marked contrast with that
t Latimer and aaost of the towns about
Hailetoiv which I had aeen In previous
vislu to the coal fields. Furthermore,
most of the houses In th Haxlcton dis
trict and th number that had garden at
tached showed that most of th miners
would not b entirely dependent upon th
tort supplies. Just bow men receiving
"When th men were talking about the
greater cost of liring la the winter, they
emphasised ths cost of coal, and I wss
not entirely displeased to find that, in
common with other consumers, they had
felt th advenes which followed th last
strike. Th prlc of coal had been ad-
tha was- Mid to anthracite coal miner vanced 40 cents toa at th mine, just
accumulated money eoeuga to buy laa m It had been at seaboard, aad th coal ppod to this tsp.
advance. It a I per cent advance hsd been
offered them it would gladly have been
accepted, but now that the strike la on
it may be continued Indefinitely unless
some substantial concession Is granted.
The strike fever has been gaining. Most
of the miner with whom I talked wish
President Mitchell to call out the care
takers asd allow th mine to be flooded.
President Mitchell, however, is strongly
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Three sizes laundry,
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pertaining to the Lake of Minnesota,
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