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WILLMAR TRIBUNE.!
Published c\trv TUCM1H.\ nl
WILLMAR, MIXNKSOTA.
Tuesday, April 180.".
CHRISTIAN JOHNSON, Editor.
jr O I 1\ KAKWAND.
(Joiioral I.UHiiM'ss Agent for the Will
niar Tribune. Oilice at the old
Sperry Maehinerv JUiildinjA, Will
mar. Minn
Subscriptions nia\ be paid to Gml
mund 1' Knrwiind Kovad\ertisinji
rates in the Wilhunr Tribune in
quire of Mr Karwand
Local Agents for Willmar Tribune.
S .1 xnderson
11 am pen l»us
Peter Larson
.lolin Quani
K. 1'. YanVorst
Owre
New London
Helmade.
Xtwatei
Nor\\ii\ L.iKe
11 a\Si ick.
Lake Lillian
^I'l^CRlPTlON PKICES
$1.00 per annum in advance.
$1 2" if ii(t paid in .idxancv
Outside of the countx cts e\tia
for postage.
Redemption of Farm
g-es.
Mortga-
Thos. ('. llodoson has a com
municatiou in the last issue of
Farm, Stock and Home on the
above subject After teferrine to
the unsatisfactory methods of
collecting statistics he sa\s
"Now, I \enturc to say that
neither the department at Wash
ington or St Paul can answer
the follow ino questions.
(1) How main men who mort
gaged their farms for all they
would bear e\erpai the mort
gage themselves?
(2) Of these, how main paid
the mortgages out of the prod
ucts of the fat ins so mortuaged?
(3) What proportion of farm
ers so mortgaged were obliged
to sell the farm for what
they could get over the mortgage
and move west, oi somenheie
else?
Now. I submit that exact sta
tistics on these lines would fur
nish a basis for some sound doc
trine in political economy Ob
servation during twenty-one
yenis ot pioneer life in southern,
and luriug that many \eat in
western Minnesota, constiain.s
me to sax thatxei few faimeis
who mortgage for all thesecuiitx
will bear e\e succeed in lifting
them: perhaps not one in ten.
it is than likeh that
not one in ten of these ate ex er
foreclosed. As a rule, onlx those
are foreclosed which will not sell
for as uiui or more than the
amount of the mortgage. 1 ad
mit at fanners who mortgage
for only a small amount and foi
a temporary purpose will often
be successful in redeeming Rut
when a fanner turns his farm
oxer to the moitgagee bx agice
ment, wheie the latter sells to a
man who has mouex and can
and does pay off the mortgage,
it goes upon the recoid as "le
deemed," and the fact of such le
demption is cited as a sign that
"farming paxs, and that 'fann
ers are prosperous." A large
proportion of the farms in South
ern Minnesota have been redeem
ed ill some such wax as herewith
indicated, alwaxs lestilting in
the dispossession of the oiiginal
mortgagor who was usuallx
succeeded by a man able to adopt
a. "dixersified system" of farm
ing, and by keeping out of debt
attained a fair degree of pros
])erity. There is no doubt at
the same men with the same
a of money could have
gone to Russia or China and
(lone fully as well or better. If 1
am right in this then all that has
been done in the xvork of gather
ing mortgage statistics counts
for little else than to obscure the
economic principle involved."
By a somewhat careful study
of this question the editor of the
Tribune 1ms come to precisely
the same conclusions as Mr.
Hodgson Th readers of the
Tribune know at we have al
ready set foith the subject in
much the same light We are
pleased to have an old and intel
ligent man like Mr Hodgson
corroborate this view from pi ac
a experience. We have as
serted time and again that a
man heaxily in debt on his farm
is not likely exer to be able to
pay it. If this has been true in
times past, in good times com
paratively speaking, what shall
we say now in these hard times
We xvant to gixe good conscien
tious advice to our poor debt
ridden fellow men It makes
one's heart bleed to see these
men and their families work on
year after year against the moun
tain of debt, wearing themselxes
out paying interest, and \vt
finally succumb to theinevitnble.
Noxv, as xxe have said before, xxe
do not advise any man in debt
xxith a fair prospect of getting
out, to saciifice his property in
order to get out. But xxe do say
that our farmers must as a rule
get out of debt to make this sec
tion of country prosperous. ()ur
farmers in debt must sell off their
surplus land to somebody at
can pay for it. AVe are also sat
isfied at land here is held at
prices low enough compared
with other sections, at this
selJiug off is possible without
great loss to the present owner.
As Mr. Ilodoson snys. Southern
MitmesotM went thiou^li this
IIKXVSS tlioiifih in iiwmx ihcs
dis])oss»^si')ii of the oii^'nuil
nioi to-Mjior," ,'unl tli»' mi oiniuo
fanner boini out of deht. and
Koepiiio out of dclit, nttiiined a
fiiir d(0.ree of |jro»peiit lierittiH'
in shape to prosecute a dixeisi
fiedMsteni of fanniuii We in
sist that the iii"psii'\ essential
is the "o«t tino out of deht and
keeping out of debt" foi a
kind of pi o.spei it undei inn
tein of f.uiniiio As lon°, as our
farmei must send east as inter
est dl the make this locality
can not piosper. Th epei it ion
of this tnattet max seem trite to
some, but it is of such supieme
itnpoitam not onlx lor the
fniinei himself, but for llie towns
and business men and MUX home
iuteiest that we m«»\ be excused
for refer inu to this matter lime
and a^ain
lleie is what a Rip Van Winkle
down-eastern j»olll'ii«» Republi
can has to sa about the silxer
piesi ion
i)i:M'xci m\.
II xi i:x xi Di:i*i:w is
n:w i:n ON TIII XLI.- vissomt
IM. MI.X oi I.STION
riii.i: (U\ x(.i: XLL KM.HT XS
I'XI). HI W I I NO FIOI \l\]
IN I'OLI IK
Chicago. Ill Apiil 1.—In an in
terview xesterdax, Chauncex
Depew, talking on the silxenpies
tion, said
"The question of fieecoinnge is
not taken sei iouslx in the Last
ern states It is not mentioned
in politics It is not discussed in
the papeis I will xentuie that
Oi) per cent of the people in the
Last ai in fax or of the gold
jstandai without inn apologies.
I Wheie the allege 1 issue of silxer
coinage is thought about at all.
lit is mei el that it is all light for
I one to take up as a hobbx if he
has time.
"I do not wish to be bigoted in
(lexiewin he sit nation because
I I know that in the Soul the sen
timeiit is ix neailx unanimous
for adopting the silxer hasis.
And the West also clamois for
the same en 1 But it lemnins
true that the Last does not al
tai inui impoi tain to Ins
fact, nor do our p« ople \pe.
any sei ious step towai the
change
"Max not the two se lions
unite on silxer and make it the
one issue?
"The Demociats will have to
make a stauger at endoi sim fiee
coinage to hold I leinoci at ic
states, but it will not be conse
quential The Republicans will
steei leai of the quest ion Lither
part.x it is safe to sax. will onlx
treat the mutter so fa'* as politics
max demand, to hold their own
stienglh and to keep the wind
fi mil 1 he sjiils of a 1 liii I pai
"But some of the part leadeis
in the Last haxe declared for the
lestoration of silxer to its old
monetaix function." it was
uiged.
"None of them mentioned the
fact that thex weie landidates
Nothing but a ii a an xxrest
tiiuniph from the Republican
paitx
GROWTH OF POPULISM
Causes for Renewed Interest
the People In its Princip'es
By
Said I, \Y. I'russlhis morning:
It will lie remcmheicd that prior
to last fall's election, the Repub
lican orators predicted «reat
elm no-os for the better in the then
existing depressed condition of
the business interests of the coun
try, provided they weie elected
to power—la\ish promises were
made, of better wages to work
ing men. ]ileuty of work to the
unemployed, greater activity in
business and more prosperous
timesgenernlly. They contended
at all that was necessary to in
suiegoo times wns Republican
success at the polls and confi
dence. Five months ha passed
by since thatovei whelming land
slide of last November but in
stead of the promised improve
ments in business, wages, etc.,
the very re\eise has taken place,
as evidenced the almost entire
suspension of business in the mill
ing distiict duiiiiii a it of
last wintei, the eduction in
wages of thousands of our work
ingmen and the general stagna
tion and distiess that prevails
almost e\ei wheie. It has been
disco\eiod that 'Republican
rule" is not a a to "bus
iness a it\ and that "confi
dence'' is not equivalent to
''cash." As a consequence the
thinking portion of our business
men and wage earners, many of
whom were scaied into voting
the Republican ticket for fear
that the country would go to
everlasting destruction if an hon
est man was elected governor of
Minnesota, ai be«rilining to ask
themselves whether the Popu
lists were not right after all: they
are beginning to discus the econ
omic questions advocated by the
Peoples Party in a rational and
respectful manner tlw.viio longer
shout "anarchist or "crank"' at
the man who proclaims himself a
Populist and they are entirely
done with swallowing* the rot in
the shape of editorials upon the
financial question at erninates
from the Journa and the Tri
bune office. Quite a number of
them have already allied them
selxes to some of the Peoples'
Parly leagues that have been
and are being organized all oxer
our city.
It is strange, but not at all to
be wondered at that even some
of the big millers aire beginning
to get it through their dusty
cianiums that it is tough work
to make the ends meet on a con
tinuously falling market. Here
and there one of them begins to
icalizethe fact that xxith ai con
tinuous contract ion of the volume
of money, prices must continue
to fall and that at the present
iate it will not be long befoie
wheat will be down to l2() cents a
bushel. Thex see that the money
allies ot their splendid propei
tios have shrunk until it is doubt
ful if one of them could be sold
to-dax for one-half of xvhat it
cost to build them. This makes
some of them question very seri
ously whether it would not be a
prettx good thing for them after
all to haxe a little I'opulistic in
llation of the currency. And
INTI:I{- whether it woirld not bet their
best interests to have thegox em
inent control the railroads, there
by removing the power of the
railway corporations to close
down the mill by simply ordering
an advance in rates of freight,
and at the same time remove the
power of labor organizations to
paralyze all businessbyjnaugur
ating stiikes upon lines of trans
portation These things have
produced a feeling of lesp* et for
Hie People's Part whore former
ly it was held only in contempt,
and has caused a study of the
piiuciple of the party which, if
persisted in, will result in the ulti
mate triumph of those principles
and the salvation of the country.
Penny Press
A movement has been started
to organize a political silxer par
ty, makiiiii that the sole issue.
The issue is big enough on xxhich
to accomplish what is undoubted
ly the gioatest fundamental IO
toi in demanded by the times,
but thoie are other letoi ins at
must go with it hand in hand
and these ai well embodied in
the plat foi ot the peoples par
t\ The lattei was the first to
make a national issue of the sil
ver question, and it takes an ad
"wuiced position on other great
and vital questions which will in
me its permanence as a nation
al pai ty a party in truth of the
people Its prog-pensancHts"fain
in acquiring the eoutide^R-e of the
masses, tho*common p&ople, as
Vbraham Lincoln railed litem,
has boon marvelous, and it*»
and povv^ej-.-is recognized
by all thinking m^i ancj hereaf
ter it must bo takeuffti account.
It cannot bo subdued, swamped
oi swallowed up by any one-idea
movement, because its leading
Ipiinciples ai based on liberty,
human lights and a demand for
equity and the highest welfare
and happiness of the people.—Al
beit Lea Standard
Vfter a notable contest and a
uallant fight by the friends of the
nieasuie. the bill to tax unused
railroad lands passed the senate
last week and lien signed by the
governor will become a law. One
senator, Cronkito. skulked the
vote, and escaped from St. Paul
so that he could not be found,al
though to excuse himself he
claimed to be against the bill.
Cronkito was elected as a Popu
list, but ho is not one. He is a
tiaito and has brought shame
to his constituents. If he did
not get his price, where boodle
was so fieoly offeiod to defeat the
bill, his course inxolves him at
least in grave suspicion. Brand
the men who betray their trusts,
or else, in the words of Oliver
Wendell Holmes. "Then Liberty,
good night! Pack upyou ballot
box and go to blazes."—Albert
Lea Standard
Buy your Flower and Garden
seeds at the Western Pnion Tele
graph office. Nothing but the
best.
You can get the celebrated
Atwater brand of flour only at
Bodlun Bros.
liodlun Bro*-s. are sole agents
for the Prizewinner of the world.
SOME BARGAINS.
I will sell at cost:
Owen's No. 4 Seed Cleaners,
Tiger Shoe Drills, Kvens Lever
Harrows, Keller's Boss Har
rows, Monitor Breakers and
Stubble Plows, Tw Horse Culti
vators also many other imple
ments, which must be closed out
as I haxe gone out of business.
Respectfully,
A. S
I have a quantity of Minnesota
grown seed corn, Dent variety,
which matured in 8 0 days in
1894. I yielded 5 0 bushels
shelled corn to the acre is tested
and guaranteed to grow.
A. S E
DR. P. NELSON,
Veterinary Surgeon,
"WILLMAR, MINN.
Marlow House,
(Norsk Hotel)
Ok J. Beck, Proprietor.
Good accomodations for trav
elers and good stabling.
WILLMAK, MINN.
MONEY SAVED!
By ha'xing yourrepairiiigdonea
A W N S
Carpenter and Jobbing Shop.
Storm xxindoxvs and doors re
moved. Screen windows ami
doors made and put up. Wood
turning aiud scroll sawing, saixx
filing, general machinery repair
ing and practical boat building.
Satisfaction gimrautecd. Shop
east of Swedish Lutheran church.
Address LOCK BOX 0 1
illinar, Minn.
A. F. MANTOR,
DENTIST,
WILLMAR, MINN.
AT WILLIIA2 TEE FI2ST 15 DATS EACH KONTH,
0*FICI. i\ IJVNKOI X\ n,LM\ii. HOLDING
AT BE1T30N 08 16, 17
OFFICE IN
Capital$4o,ooo: undivided profits$6o,oco
Does (icmral B.'inkhiji Business
Money Loaned on Real Entate and
and other securities
Drafts on all Hie principal cities of
the world.
Passage tickets from and to all parts
of Europe.
WILLMAR, MINX.
BRANDS:
Anderson
DR. E. S. FROST,
Physician & Surgeon.
Office over Carlson Iiros. & Frost'
Drug Store or Residence on Becker
A venue.
WILLMAK. MINN.
OTTiEe
E
Great Blood Purifier
And Liver Regulator
200
Th
18,19 nnl EACH JICNTE,
Vns-rmcT RLCKK
AT QLENWOOB C1T 27, £8, £9 and CO EACH MCiTTH,
Oi KICF IN Jtir.o Hi or
r. mei:, puns. HVNDY, cvsn.
c. i: I.II:N. I: I»RI:S.
Careful Attention to Collections
Bank of
Willmar
Oigani/ed Under the State Laws.
SI
DAYS TREATMENT
\lonzo (). bliss o., Pi ops,
Washington, I). ('.
Sold only bx
Mrs. J. P. Madison, Agent,
YVillniar, Minn
WATCHMAKER
AND ENGRAVER,
OFFERS A
Revolution. mPneas
on & .JEWELRY AND
IW SILVERWARE.
From to day and during the spring
ou can have anything in Jewelry,
Solid Silver or Plated Ware at a cut
down pi ice from
25 to 35 per Gent!
Also Oculist's Spectacles and Eye
(ilasses, Thermometers, etc.
Watches cleaned, fust-class work,
7 5
Novx spline in x\atch, 7 5
Location beiween Kandixohi County
Johnson, Q,uam & Karwand,
Hank and Dale & RoiseV Store.
Willmai, Minn
WILLMAK, MINNESOTA.
OIFIC IN TIII: OL SPI:I:KY BUILDING
We invite those who have Real Estate for stile or exchange to list their
property with us.
If you want to buy a farm, or a home in the village, or business property
here oi eKevxhere, or lent a farm or a house, just call on us and
xve can help you out.4
TUILLMAR OTEAM TAUNDRY,
S. C. Bogart, Prop.
Equipped with Latest Improved Machinery
Operated by workmen
extended experience.
Bros•p
JEWELERS
Willmar, Minn.
A
DIAMONDS, WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELERY, $ILVERWAf!E and SPECTACLES.
REPAIRING AMD E0imflN$l
CALL IN AND
0ETM
A rums.
Williams & Davies,
$
Dealers in 1&&
DRY GOODS, NOTIONS,
Hats, Caps, Crockery,
Glassware, GROCERIES Confectioneries.
All kinds of Farm Produce taken in exchange
(Joods, delivered Promptl to all parts of the city.
of
COODS CALLED FOR AND DELIVERED.
Only First-Claas Work Guaranteed.
Benson Avenue baek of Dale & Roise's Store.
WillmarRoIIerMills
Capacity 100 Barrels Daily.
FANCY PATENT, FAMILY STRAIGHT,
STRAIGHT and EXI'OR'I
These flours are Manufactured from Best Varieties ot Hard Spring Wheat.
Custom Work a Specialty* Feed Cround at all Tir»-es
WILLIAMS & BARNSTAD, PROPS.
You Will Save Money by Buying Your Goods oi
-DEALER IK-
Croceries, Drugs, Oils,
Window Glass, Crockery,
Silverware and Glassware,
My stock of staple and fancy groceries is the largest and most omplete
in the city
Highest market price for Butter, Eggs, and other Produce.
The Drug Department is complete in every respect, and is in charge ol
a Registered Pharmacist. Special attention will be given
to this branch of the trade, pnd satisfaction
guaranteed.
STORE-Mossberg Bros, old stand,
WILLMAR, MINNESOTA.
JACOBSON & PETERSON,
GENERAL
MERCHANDISE
Peter J.
I XCAI^ON
Merchant Tailor
DOMESTIC and FOREIGN GOODS kept htock and a Luge
variety ahsajs on hand. I make suits as cheap as
they can be made. All work Guaianteed
SHOP OPPOSITE KANDIYOHI CO BANK WILLMAR, MINN.
Jacobson & Olson,
Dealeis
GROC
Dry Goods, Boots
S O E S A S
Spicer,
J. N. QUAM & SON,
•DEALERS IX
Lamps Etc.
GROCERIES and
Benson Ave., between4th and 5th St. WILLMAR, MINN.
DRY GOODS.
ENERAL ERCHANDISE
Hardware and Medicines.
Come in and we will *on\ nice xou that v\e do as x\ell by xou as
am one eKe
Norway Lake, Minn.
Farm, Garden and Lawn Fences.
Cheap, Strong, Durable and Safe.
Can be put up to turn all kinds ol stock, including Ho«^ and Sheep,
almost as cheap as barbed xvire fence If you intend putting up fence in
the spiing, xve shall be pleased to quote ou bottom pi ices
Nels Q,Uam, Gen Agent.
Norway Lake, Minn.
O OLSON
A S
Minn.
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