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About The courier. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1894-1903 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1898)
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LINCOLN. NEB., SATURDAY. JANUARY 1. 18L8.
tnrlnm. Tlin iilv:ui(l wrirv :inrt mil- ionised thiHii to irn into n-t iriMiiiMit :nil sinii discovered tli.-it if tlicv ivncti'il
CvsF- nacious Call, the canny News and tiic at night the gentlemen of the cloth to accomplish anything they must
Peeksnillian Post are all pushing aim were to Ik: seen strolling about the online their study to one hook of the
pulling hard on the Auditorium fund, streets in harmless leisure. lint these Jiible. No one who has elected to
jt s'linc men are busy now. Thcv are study modern commentaries, cspe-
Councilman Mockctt's crushed busy and at the same t!ime secure from cially by the German scholars, on the
Kxteccd ix the tostofkice at lincols as feelings have been stiffened up bv the intcrruptiuii. It is impossible to have books of the Bible, can sav that
bECOND CLASS MATTEE. ... , ,,. . ... . ,. , ....... .... . " .
invitation to stand godfather to the friendly and protitable dealings with his reverence for the wonderful
.,..r,c,.n,-v,-n.-c,T.v new well. A ''subsidized'' press has lawbreakers without becoming an book has been diminished. On the
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also united m congratulating him accessory and this is why the gam- o her hand the attention of scholars,
TUC PnilDIED D01UTIKP Min DI1DIIQU1NP HH upGn the quantity and quality of the biers can snap their lingers at the who are .notoriously indifferent to any
IHt bUUnltn PHINIInu flBU PUoLlonlriU LU water at the A street station. It was -newspapers and the law. All the law .subjects connected with the emotions,
largely through Mr. Mcckett's belief in theworldisnegativeuntilcxecuted- has been directed to the investigations
Office 1132 N 6treet, Up Stairs. i an Antelope location for the city And the gamblers know that on ac- of thee divinely patient writers.
. . , "QA water supply and his efforts in the count of their previous dealings they They have begun to study the Bible
leiepnone 30-t. council to spread that belief that the need not fearprosecution. The grand for themselves, noc in the Uippant
test of the well was finally accom- jury with its liberties of secrecy and sucrficial Y. M. C. A. style but after
oouLauiielleu iJusincss Mna'cer pH1cd. But if he had not been aided unlimited summonsing power is the the "Kiiustaking truth-seeking Teu-
' : by what it pleases him to call 'a sub- only danger that menaces both the tonic method. The result in Germany
Subscription Kates In Advance. sidized press" it is very doubtful if gamblers and the city ollleials. Under is seen in the new reverence with
Per annum V." 51 00 Ir. Motkett would have been able to the present circumstances there is no which that nation of metaphysicians
Six months 73 prevail against the saltwater side of hope from anything else but thegrand is reading the Bible. Criticism oi the
Threeraonths 50 the council. Tiik Couuiki: by keep- jury. Therefore there is a very gen- higher critics should take into account
One month 20 -nS everlastingly at it convinced its eral expression of the hope that the the estrangement that miraculous In.
Single copies ................. 05 readers (and the readers of Tiik judges will assemble it before the terprei.ation has caused between the
CouKiKitnre the most intelligent of next February term or court. eillegian and the most valuable Boole
the residents of Lincoln) that it was ever written and compare it with the
rWVQ0f''9 useless to expect a flow-of fresh water What has been called the higher new light thrown upon it by the
a nocPDUATinwc O from a salt (lenosit Arose(1 t0 :l criticism, appreciates beauties and learning of the higher critics.
O OBSBtVATIOiN. g knowledge in the council the opposi- meanings that the slaves of the Book .
0 $ tion advised compliance with fresh- arc blind to. The scholars who com- The old colored man dragging a
4.'O0' water plans. For very loncsomcness puse the body called the higher critics burlap bag and cramming it with
With the beginning of the new the "old salts"' subsided and Mr- arc gradually bringing the Bible into scraps or nigs and paper that he found
year the promoters of the Auditorium Mockctt was allowed his A street well relations with every day life f nan on tlie streets, was 'discontinued" at
enterprise have begun agaui to urge and his triumph is consummated and which zealous bigotry has always tried the last council meeting. He looked
and to secure subscriptions in order recognized by all the council present- to exclude iU The higher criticism like Daddy Jack in the "CneleKeuius"
that when the spring season opens, ing the christening honors to Mr. does not deny- any essential truth. -stories He appears like a very old
the fund will be large enough to war- Mockett. On the con t ran it opens and lights man. He isbent and his small, sharp
rant the erection or a line building. ot the way so that the most practical and eyes are set very deep in his head, but
Subscriptions rrom the larger business The gambling rooms are running commonplace recognizes the unity be- he h not so feeble as he looks and he
houses have been generous, and in again unrestrictedly. It is idle to ex- tween this life we are living and the certainly picked up "a powerful lot of
many cases unexpectedly large. The pect that any law, however explicit, wanderings of the children of Israel, trash." He was earning a meagre
thousands of small subscriptions will can lie enforced without the aid or the Dr. Dunning has been endeavoring to living and at the same time he kept
more than double the amount already executive. There arc certain citlm- show to a llock that would rather hear the citystreets fairly Tree rrom papers,
subscribed, and the people's audi- siastic feminine theorists who think about Christ and his teachings, that The doings of the council atoncses
torium can be a thing of beauty and that the law is at fault, and that gam- the higher critics arc blasphemous sion are curious reading. Last Mo:i
convenience as well as a civic joy. If bling would be exterminated ir the because their researches have con- day the voted, in spite of a vigorous
Senator Allen accomplishes his pur- laws were right. To be sure there arc vinrcd them that Moses did not write opposition to buy ."So.ooo bricfc, 430,000
pose finally in the senate, and the only a few who hold such opirions, for all the books of the Pentateuch and ""-' than there is money to pay for.
directorsor the Auditorium continue even women have been looking into that many of the interpretations Such a migrant contempt or economy
to be successful in adding to the fund the laws regulating saloons and gam- which the church has put upon pass- deserves the condemnation it is re
two public buildings will rise simul- bling. They have found that gambling aj-es in the Bible cannot be true un- ceiving rrom all classes or citizens,
taneously this next season, giving. js a penitentiary otTense. Iiutwhen less by miraculous interposition. The News of Tuesday evening sug
meanwhile, employment to many the mayor or the city says that he Christ's very parsimonious use of gested that the city be enjoined from
workmen of all degrees or skill, does not see any gambling, and at miracles showed that he regarded carrying out a contract so unwarrant
Their wages will be given to mer- the same time the mest superficial ex- them only as a last resort. Yet in ably entered upon. A certain faction,
chants and landlords and thedelin- animation reveals gambling rcoms in many cases a miracle is insisted upon the majority at present, in the
qucnt tax list will lose some of its many down-town blocks, there is cer- by the old school where it is not so council seems determined to bankrupt
frightful proportions. Everybody tainiy reason forsuspectingthc mayor .stated and where it is unnecessarily the city. Their plans for expenditure
who gives to the auditorium fund is of collusion with the gamblers. impertinent and ungodlike. The mod- lick proper consideration of the limits
but lending a few dollars at a usurious The disclosures or Melick have been ern German and Scotch writers on the of the income. It is surmised that
rate of interest, which will begin to curtailed by acivicappointment; oth- Bible have thought it worth while to feelings of revenge towards the repub.
make returns just as soon as the foun erwise the fear of thegrand jury's in- study the mummied languages in or- lican party have induced certain
dations are laid. The most cheerful vestigations would restrain the mayor derthat they might read and under- members or the council to decide
part or the whole matter is that the rrom open contempt or the law. There stand the manuscripts or the Bible, to do whatever will hurt the
contributions show that in spite of is doubt that .since the fear or the From the ethnological research or a party in this city. This brick: con
bickerings we arc a united people. To grand jury was allayed, gambling has liretime they have been able to re- tract ha.s all the earmarks of boodling.
erect so large and extensive a build- nourished more openly than ever. For build Palestine as it was in thedajs ". Webster reminded the council
ing requires self sacrifice, energy and a time, when Melick was out of a job berorc Christ. They have verified the that they were now paying on a ccal
united effort and we have shown that and possessed or any amount or figures wanderings or Abraham, they have contract one dollar and firty-nine
we posses all of these. Even the in regard to the arrangements the established historical and ethnical cents per ton more than the coal is re
evening papers are outwardly harino- gamblers have been able to make with proors or the sc-called books of Noah, tailing for in the city. --Mr Webster
nious in matters concerning the Audi- the "proper authtritics,"' the latter Members of this class cf scholars long Couiiuutu ou PdgeSJ
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