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Entered at the NorthPlntte (Nebraska) postofflce as
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 1894.
THOMAS J. MAJORS, of Nemaha.
R. E. MOORE, of Lancaster.
For Secretary of State
-J. A. PIPER, of Harlan.
For Auditor of Public Accounts
"EUGENE MOORE, of Madison.
J. S. BARTLEY, of Holt. ;
For Commissioner i .
"H. C. RUSSELL, of Colfax.'
A. S. CHURCHILL, of Douglas.
For Supt. of Public Instruction
H. R. CORBETT, of York.
For Congress, 6th District
M. A. DAUGHERTY, of Keith.
For Senator, 30th District-
W. R.AKERS, of Scotte Bluff.
For Representative, 54th District
R. D. HARRIS, of Keith.
A. E. HUNTINGTON.
For Commissioner, 1st District
R. D. THOMSON.
: Ten populists Kimball county
in convention assembled, passed a
resolution endorsing" "W. J. Bryan
for United States senator. That
settles it: Billy will be the man.
If, as the London Chronicle says,
the Gorman bill will give a great
impetus to English industries, how
can it help but increase the number
of idle manufacturing concerns in
The press in this senatorial dis
trict has many good words to say
for Captain Akers, the republican
candidate for senator. In fact
every oncacquainted with the Cap
Italn admit him to be a brainy man
and a strong candidate.
Judge. Neville did uotrfigure as,
prominently in the pop convention
at Broken Bow ' as some expected.
It is to be regretted that a nonentity
like Kem should be chosen in pref
erence to men like Judge Neville.
No one is better pleased with the
renomination1 of Kem than Matt
Daugherty. The latter gentleman
is after the former's "hide," and he
will get it with the head and tail
intact it will be a complete skin.
Wheat, and there is very little
of it, is selling in the local market
at fcfty-three cents a bushel. This
is less .than one-half what the dem
ocrats promised the farmers they
would get in case Cleveland was
elected. ' :
The republican county central
committee will hold a meeting in
this city next Saturday afternoon.
A matter of much importance will
come before the meeting and a full
attendance is desired by the-chairman.
Rosewater yells: "Save the
republican party." Well, it will be
saved, and that too by kicking out
of its ranks such men as Rpsey who
for years has stood with knife in
hand ready to strike candidates
who were nominated in violation to
his dictation. Rosewater's policy
of rule or ruin has been brought to
an abrupt end. The pops are wel
come to this would-be dictator.
JijdgS HdiicoMB, the populist
candidate for governor, may poll a
strong vote in western Nebraska,
but he will full ten thousand short
of defeating Tom Majors in the
state. Holcomb polled a larger vote
for supreme court judge than
he will for governor.
'Two years ago the Omaha Bee
supported Crounse for governor
and fought Majors for lieutenant
governor; and yetfthe latter received
3,000 more votes than the former.
This is the full measure of the 4ih
flooence" tlie' Bee wields in 'Ne
braska politics. It is better to
have Satan against' you' than for
The nomination of Dr. R. D.
Harris for representative is satis
factory to' rthe republicans" 'of'- the
district and ? he ' will receive their
united support! In addition to
this he will receive democratic and
populist votes on account of his
popularity and fitness for the posi
tion. Dr. Harris is all right and
will be a winner.
The republican convention in
Omalia last week put up a strong
ticket: one that will be elected by a
handsome majority. The npmina-,
tions were as follows: Governor,
T. J. Majors; secretary of state. J.
A. Piper; lieutenant-governor, ,R.
E. Moore; auditor, Eugene Moore;
treasurer, J. S. Bairtley;" commis
sioner, H. C. Russell; superinten
dent public instruction, H. R.
Corbett; attorney general, A. S.
The republican platform which
was unanimously adopted at Omaha1
favors bimetallism and demands
the use of both gold and silver as
standard money. It adheres to the
doctrine that all railway lines are
subject to regulation and control
by the state, and demands "such
legislation as will insure fair and
reasonable rates to the producers
and consumers. It denounces all
combinations of capital organized
in trusts or otherwise to arbitrarily
control the action of trade and rec
ognizes the rights of laborers to
organize and use all honorable
means for the benefitting of their
The failure of John E. Evans to
receive the nomination for secretary,
of state is a keen disappointment
to the many friends of that gentle
man, and especially those of 'this
city. Starting in with the second
highest vote, victory for Mr. Evans
at one time seemed to be assured,
but an apparent trade between
other candidates seems toliavebeen
made and there was a landslide to
Piper, the successful candidate.
Though defeated in the convention,
there is not a "sore spot" on Mr
Evans he is not the kind that
sulks. During the many years Mr.
Evans has been identified with the
party in Nebraska he has been an
earnest, heart' worker, and this he
will continue to be during this
campaign and for many years to
come. He appreciates the hearty
support given him from many coun
ties and he trusts, these same dele
gates will unite with him and all
other republicans in rolling up a big
plurality for the republican ticket
from top to bottom.
In his speech before the late re
publican state convention, JohnM.
xumawu uutunea xne Kina or a
platform he would frame for the re
publican party, and it would mean
this: . .
The supremacy of the costitution
of the United States. -,-'
The maintainance of law and
, J?M ,sPRr.essin, ojt anar4iyand
The protection of every Ameri
can citizen in his' right to live, to
labor, arid to vote. '
A vigorous for'eTgn'policy.
' The 0611 of the Monroe
doctrine' ' ;.''
Safety under the stars and'stripes5
on jeyery sea and in every port.
. The restoration.of.mefrchantsma
rine. .v. ,.-..- .
T; tariff, of.rWi,lliam -McKinley
and the :.reciprocity..:qf James G:-
American markets for American
products. " ' '
The protection of 'the American
farm, the American factory and the
American mine from1 foreign'pauper
competition. ' ' ''
Siich legislation as will
Joe Beeler has frequently inti
mated that he was a populist for
revenue only, and the avidity with
which he snapped at the nomina
tion for county attorney is conclu
sive proof of his intimations. No
one believes Beeler is competent to
fill the office for which he is a can
didate, and the ballots cast for him
will come from those who would
vote for the devil were he on the
Western Nebraska did not re
ceive the recognition in the repub
lican state convention the deserved,
but the disappointment will not'
deter republicans from pulling off
their coats and,, working fpr the
ticket Populists who are predict
ing coolness toward the candidates
by the republicans of the western
counties ..should not . allow their
imagination to run riot. This is
the year western Nebraska is to be
everlastingly redeemed from popu
list misrule and demagoguery.
Another evidence of "reform" is
displayed by the publication of
Treasurer Buchanan's semi-annual
statement, the printer's fees for
which will 4 be cool two hundred
and fifty dollars. Under' republi
can administration of county affairs
the publication- of -the statement
ver,cost over -fifty dollars. Mr.
Buchanan could have condensed
liis statement as is done in all the
eastern counties of -the state, and
thus have saved the county at least
two hundred dollars. Two hundred
HnllarR. Mr. Buchanan, would have
Tinrrba&ed a larsre amount of flour
and coal for the destitute people of
As was predicted in these columns
last week,. Kem has. been nominated
by the populists of this congres
sional district. Inmaking his
campaign. tw,o years ago Kem
apologized for his record in con
gress the proceeding two years by
saying that' it took one term for a
new member to get "onto the ropes."
Assuming that this is true, we are
now anxious to hear him tell his
constituents what he has done since
he "got onto the ropes." The fact
is Kem has been ' nothing greater
than a "seat warmer" in represent
ative hall, and 'The Tribune
challenges any populist paper ( to
show wherein he has rendered, any
material assistance to: .his consti
tuents or to the country ,at large.
If the people of the Sixth district
return Mr. Kem to congress it .will
be tangible evidence.that a score of
fool-killers are badly needed, in
tee. steady employment and good
.wages to the working -men of- this'
country. " !,! .;.
A -free, ticket to. China for any
man who insists upon his rights to
buy. the fproduct of human lab6r
witbout.paying a fair price to the
brain and brawn which produces'
it,. r.v . . ' . '
The enactment of federal legisla
tion adequate to secure a free bal
lot and a fair count in every voting.
precinct or tne 'union. . . .
A one-term presidency."
The election of the United States
senator by direct vote of thepeople.
- The establishment of a postal
The government supervision' and
control of transportation lilies and
rates.. . ...
The protection of the people from
all unlawfull combinations and: un
just exaction of aggregated capital
and. corporate power .
War on the, tliree great democra
tic trusts oil whisky and sugar.
The abolition of all sectionalism;
one people; one country; one flag. '
A political crop failure tor calam
ity howlers and fusion jugglers;
A pension 'policy just and gen
erous to our living heroes and the'
widows and orphans bf their dead
comrades. " ' "' ,: :
The utmost expahsibn'bf our cur
rency consistent -with the main
tainance of .the equal purchasing
and, dehtTpaying power, of; every'
American -mints , .for" American
;Th'e free cqiridge of the American
product'of sllverana'gbld ' into hon
est money.' ' "
An American welcdme to every
Godrfearing liberty-loving, consti
tution respecting, law: abiding, la-tbor-se,eking,
decent inanJi. i
The deportation-andjexelusion of
any whose birth, whose,blood,wIlose
condition, whose teachings, whose
practices .would menace the ,-Pr-'
manency of free institutions,,, en
danger the. safety of Ameri(n.soci-
i it . . i ! r-i
ety or lessen xne opportunmesor
American labor. e
An American flag forievery
American school house. ' -gf;t '
A deathless loyalty to American
institutions and a patriotism "Ster
na! as the stars." ' .
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In an editorial presenting John,
M. Thurston as a candidate for
Hub in part says: Republicans of
Nebraska are overwhelming, for
John M. Thurston for the, senate.
Even those who haye not; been
favorably disposed toward him in
the past are swinging rapidly
around to his support, believing
that this is a Thurston, yean and j
It is generally , understood that
ihe sudden epUpse of the Gaffin
ffubernatorial boom in the Grand
Island convention was a regular.
cut and dried affair. It w,as repre
sented to Gaffin, and his adherents
that Holcomb only wanted the-
nomination for governor fb help,
boost him into the senate, and that
it hatl been determined by the pop
spejf binders that if they 'succeeded
in carrying the election and getting
the legislature theT would elect
Holcomb senator, Billy Bryan "to
the contrary notwithstanding, and
then he, Gaffin, being lieutenant
governor, would slide into his place
and rule Nebraska all the same for
the next two years. Now, did the
Holcombites keel-haul brother- Gaf
fin when they gave
sort or did. they ii
feeling: confident of his
muster a republican majority ,when
the senate shall meet next January.
No matter what the likestl or dis-
likes of Mr. Thurston he has ever
been'a sulker hdf "a skulker. 1 .s a
republican too,;:he has'tlie courage ;
01 uis convictions ana tne inaepen- j
dence to defend them. His 'policy
is never reactionary. He isTarsee--
4ng, outreaching and -progressive.
In short!' he represents the cotifag-
eous republicanism of the west1 and
the highest aspirations of'fepubli
carii s'm everywhere. In hisyerson-.
alityhe rises uperior tosHrround-
ings, towers above -cliaes and;
factions; and-is the only republican
III LUC. M4.1C yT utUjucifUWUlU'
ninety .:;per' cenb- or -mpjeSfjLthe
.loyalty apd enthusi5?ipafj
swerving aevonuu 10 u. man ana sc :
principle.' - - J g$f
The Cramps are biljffijivp
ocean greyhounds for tlieipef
can line that will probablyMe iie'
fastest boats of the Atlwrfic fleet.
The builders have the? moit?-liberal
, . ITiahol .Nuggets.
. . Mr.. Miner, the proprietor . of the
town.site stoi;e atHersiiey, severely
beat a demented bov named Nott a
few days ago. The. boy's parents,
who reside near that village, sent
for an officer to arrest Miner, but
the latter got wincf'of his probable
arrest . and with iiis wife had
skipped the country, leaving' the
store in charge of h'is' clerk. It is
said that 'Mirier has-, been located
at his former home' in Belvidere
and that an: effort will be made to
secure his. arrest. The victim of
his assault is about sixteen years
old. ' ;
We are Jnfor.med. that Paxton &
Hersh'ey. have rented several eighty
acre tracts a .niile; or ho north of
this station, to farmers from the
south side sand hills,. -who will take
possession soon. The land, is wild,
but it wijl.be, -supplied with water
free, the -..renters to furnish and
erect.thejr own 4v.ellings and to
receive.all the,crpp from .the land
the first s.eason. .After tliat time
they have the first chance to rent
..or.purchas,ethe..land. . .
f Our, schopl, ..house .will be thor-.
oughly rejnpvated th;s and
reseated w,fth;double .seats.
! W.'O. Thom pson.Jind -Louis Toil
lipnjea,eh took-a load of old cornj to
lhetrtn3?-1ate mMiet .Saturday
and receied;$1.25' perhundred.
'iKtee 'vwlMif. attended the dance
at thelv. QiT; M". hall; at- Hershey
Friday, eventngfreport a venr pleas
aiit ,'trm&'"jjii'few were tip from the
Pla'tte.'andla iew down from Suth
erland.'' Several "cai; loads of rties were
side-tracked at this station'recently
and haveiiSince been distributed
along the line."' f
School in -the Stoddard ' district
will begin.next Monday, and will
be held in i the old' school house
until the rtewione is completed.
, ?J.:B. iMcKee was up from the
PiCgfcte t?he latter part of. the week.
We" understand ihe has ugain sold
his iarm- mear here; this time to a
German-ibr 53, 000.
The hay. cropjis "panning out bet
ter than afc firsb anticipated.
On Wednesday "evening of last
eek a ligyht ' shower prevailed in
this ncinity, while at Sutherland a
perfect deluge wa's; reported and
northeast of 'theVe the storm par
took of a cyclonic nature'.
Wray ' Stuart: 1 who has resided
with his grand mother Mrs. Brown
since he ; was an infant, has gone to
North Platte-to reside with his
father: ' ' '
"ivC J. Cruzen,' of North Platte,
will preacli' here Sunday next at 11
a. mv.easjtern time.
Mr. " Campbell and family of
0othenb'urg.were the guests of J.
W. XiUis'the fore part of the week.
The shipments of hay from this
station are iiot decreasing to any
perceptible, degree., .
Oats are being rushed into market
"asfastas.' possible, for fear there
miitbeV decline in' the present
' .The new depot at Hershej
about .completed and adds
to tnV appearance' "of that station.
Xaief, oiilionand family' at-
iniun a.L xVi lii x-iauLc oun-
da)' Wm. Patterson and wife,
of the Platte, were the guests of
Mrs. M. C. Brown one day last
week . . . .Walter and Lyn Lay ton
have returned to their home in
Keith county ..... Henry Brown
came down trom the ranch Sunday
and will probabty return to-day . .
Mrs. G. R.' Sullivan returned a few
days since from a visit in Brady
Island We understand the ditch
! company will rent for two-fifths in
the future instead of one-third, as
in the past W. O. Thompson
threshed 1900 bushels of oats from
fifty acres of ditch land W. H.
Sullivan is cutting the third crop
of alfalfa off a piece' of dry land,
and the yield is fully up to the
average. . . ."Some emigrant passing
through the' country recently turned
a blind mule out on the prairie to
starve. ' Pat.
Last year the United states pro
duced gold to the value . of $35,955.
000. It is estimated that the out
put will b.e increased by more than
$7,000,000 in 1891. With the yellow
metal coming out of the ground at
the rate of more than forty millions
a year there is no call for worry
over the export movement. We
shall be shipping gold back from.
Europe in a', f ewMveeks. If not, -we
will be -able to take care of our
selves by digging it out bf the
mountains. This nation may get
in the dumps now and then, but
there is no danger that it will not
come out in good order in due time.
All we need to put us on the high
road to prosperity again is republi
can ascendency and one or two good
crops. It is neither necessary nor
wise to complicate the situation by
giving the patient big doses of the
alleged silver cure. State Journal.
During thirty-three years of pro
tection, 1860-93, the savings of the
people in the United States in
creased from $4.75 to $26.63 for
every man, woman and child in the
country. Is not this individual
gain of $21. 8S in savings a satis
f actor' proof that protection is a
good thing- for the country?
During thirty-three years of pro
tection, 1860-93, the annual value
of the manufactures in the United
States increased by $9,565,000,000.
Is not this enormous growth, with
its consequent increase in the em
ployment of labor, a satisfactory
proof that protection is a good
thing for the country?
If a defeat by ten thousand ma
jority isn't decisive enough to
quench Judge Holcomb's ambition
to hold a state office, it will be the
duty and pleasure of the republi
cans this fall to make it twenty
thousand. The republicans strive
to please. Ex.
Homes for the Homeless.
The opening of two Indian reser
vations in Northeastern Utah to
settlers opens up over three and
one-half million acres of fine agri
cultural and stock raising land for
The Uintah and Uncompahgre
Reservations are reached by the
only direct route, the Union Paci
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