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ttcobi mm LINCOLN NEIJUASKA, Fill DAY, NOVEMHK1. 2u, Sjr. VOL. III. NO. 31 4f ft GO TO Capital City MEAT CO. 1014 P Street, for Low Prices. Choice White Lard, Cc Choice Shoulder Steak, rc Hologna, 5c Salt Pork, ric Dairy Butterine, -J lt for 25c. Give us a trial. Capital City Meat Co. 1014 P Street. W. M. SMITH, 1025 X STREET. Parlor Barber Shop. A clean, smooth shave for 10 cents. Guarantee not to pull them out by the roots. Latest style I lair Cut 25 cents. (Jive me a call. Poor Emits We buy for CASH and Sell for Cash. We will sell more goods for Less Money than any house in the City. We don't claim to have all the trade ; only part. Specials for Ttsto "SZTeelrs: (iool Flour 4!)c Can Corn Vinegar IS Pan cake Flour, package . 5 Onions bit 2'. 13B K Oats iW llaisins 4 Lye 4 1 'J boxes Parlor Matches 10 Corn Meal, per sack S 1 Har White Cocoanut soun 1 Don't forget the Place. H. A. BOWMAN, 1819 0 St. Goal-d. Coal - The wind may blow, closer u at rt-apniiablc prices with well J'iie sjccifll bu-iut'KH of WAUGH Yards 2lKt and M Streets. DON'T TELL ANY ONE TUt tiKnlMii; A. UAKKIi. ut vi OSiiect i ctiwl!v Sellnu' M'T" I 'KKII ami SALT M MAT, mid S THUS for th-- imf M ie y tlmii any Mir. l in l.iiK'nIii. George A. I3aker, ERNEST K tin; Wines, Liquors Tin- l i.i tS .1 !,idiMr Wlif'kV f ' 1'aiMllt Use t"ij "i in'.t v Now old man remember the next time patronize the Barton Fuel Go. BEST GRADES of COAL iu the Market at BOTTOM I MUCKS. 1024 O Street, Yard 16th and Y, Phone 301 der, Coal-dust! on ilraw In t he lire. To biijily screem - d fn?l to keep up this tire is & ALLEN. 1240 O Street. 1831 o St. HOPPE, iv and cisars. Il.itt'- I'rt i',,iitant!) mi hue! MORE. I. is i.i v N i MERRY ENGLAND. Now the Home Countless Thous ands of Degraded, Staging Wretches. EVERY TENTH PERSON A PAUPER. The Gold Standard Wrecked the Common People There It Will do the Same Thing Here. England in a gold standard country and has maintained the system lor a much longer time than the t'nited States. What are the results of that system there V One is iu the habit of thinking of England as a rich country. So it is.but the wealth of that country is in the hands of only a few men. In ISl'.i the bill was passed placing England under the gold standard. At the time the bill passed the land owners of (ireat Jirit ain numbered 100,000 persons. At the end of seven years after the passage of the act the number had fallen to 30,000 in consequence of falling prices caused by the gold standard law. At the pres ent time, according to the statement of the distribution of land ownership in England and Wales, from a work on political economy by Prof. J. S. Nichol son, of Edinburgh: "England and Wales total arei is 37, 000,000 of acres. A body of men not ex ceeding .1,500 own moiethan one-half. Less than 2S0 people own one-sixth of the inclosed land. Sixty-six people own one eighteenth part, or 2,000,000 acres. (Joe man owns 1S0.3O7 acres." ON LNTIIA'IT.I) W K U.TII. Tne following on the concentration of wealth in Kngland, is taken from the speech of Senator Jones of Nevada: "The concentration of wealth m that country is illustrated by the distribu tion of the national debt, amounting to over 83,"j(Hj,(KX,0tK, which, a short time ago the ollicial returns .showed to be held in the handsof only 120,331 persons thus averaging !?:J0,0UU to each person owning the debt." France is not a gold standard country and this is what Senator Jones says of France: "The greater prosperity of the French people is illustrated by the wider and more general distribution of the public debt of that country. Even so long ago as 1S07 that debt was held in the own ership of 2,0!5.fH3 persons, averaging but 2,0u0 each, and since that time It has obtained even a wider distribution." TIILY lIK OK Ht NUElt. This is what John Kuslun says of the condition of his own country: "Though England is deafened with spinning wheels, her people have not clothes; though the is black with the digging of fuel, they die of cold, and though she has sold her soul fur grain, they die of hunger." Now we will take the statements of some of England's most noted citizens. oxl-tlxtii a i : i ; r.u n:t:s. Again I quote from Senator Jones" lipicch: "(len Dooth then enters upon an esti mate, based upon an actual industrial census of Fast London, of the condi tions of the people throughout the coun try as a whole. Counting the houseless and starving, as well as the criminals and the members of Die pauper work houses -all who get relief, whether in doors or outdoors, as well ui tho.se who git neither and Including England only, without reference to Scotland or Ireland, after enumerating the actual liguns upon which Ins estimate:: are I used, he Minis up the ease as follows: Till! I K MILLION I li VMI's. "This brings my total to a,'','!, t.r. to put it rough!) , to on- tenth of thej population. j Art. riling to Lmd l!r.tluo:; ami Mr. i Nimiir! Miulli, In twten two and three' million of our popul item are uImuv pauperized unit degraded. ' j Mr. t hamheri tin ay I urn still! 1 1 1 1 .1 1 1 1 if troin Mr. liooth' IwHik' "Theiei 1 a population eqn it to that .f I he inc tiopolis th it is, tutttien four ilii'l live. II. tilloll Wl.trhti.ia It'lliUllied Colist.ml j ly iii t stu'r of abii'rt iui' ry and th ti lotion." ; Mr. liUtrli it lu -if iiitxlt r it. itr il.no Ui'.t i I l" it t odlititf f i. 1 1. f lu !!. . one in I. it- el 1 1 . 1 1 1 i .-i I I il.'. it iv r -n hi l i ( ti.i p.. put iH. . Mr, CiMi-o it. in t uM lie fiord million w Lit !i t i ii i on 'A.v li.rot r bio- lU'wiin Mr. t ti imU'ita it lour mil !.'!. 4int alt. I Ml, l.l'tfll Ol f III. it'll t l.'l.t b'll.illl'l l(l Mo 11" I, lo ll ' li.M.Ut .l) U t l oli'elil ok thl' - imHi .in i ifpr-t-titii i ti e I 'l tl mint I . M if t! I Ii t t r I Ir f l.t;li,. i).i:Ki:.sTKNii.M) may be said, then, to have a population about equal to thatof Scotland. Three million men, women and children a vast despairing multitude, in a condi tion nominally free but really enslaved these it is Whom we have to save." One may read statistics upon statis tics without realizing their force. When I WKXT TO i:.(iI.AM a few years ago, I had l ever given a thought, to the money question. I did not even know that Kngland was the greatest of all gold standard countries. I was curious to see her people and coin pare them with the American people. I judged of England through her litera ture and thought that the people would be in keepfng w ith that literature. The lirst tb'iig that struck me in the streets ol London w as the I'OVKIiKY sTUll'KKN appearance of the masses of the people. I am a small woman. Walking through one of the crowded streets of London 1 found myself head and shoulders above the majority of the pedestrians. Phys ically they looked as if they had been stunted iu their growth. Such speci mens of deformity as there was among th ml It did not seem as if Eiich crea tures could be human beings and they were to be .MKT W il li KVLKYW lll ltl.. in the broad well lighted btreets as well as ui the degraded portions of the city. One met faces constantly that looked as if they had never known better con ditions, did not even know that better conditions existed, and therefore could never even hope. New York is bad enough but London is w orse. In the congregations of the churches and. in the audiences to be seen any where, the exception was to see a well dresced perMin. The contrary was the case here at that time. ! did not won der afterwards when some Fiiglismen who had come over here and were tak imr in the streets of the city of Jloston asked. "Have ou no poor people here? All the people in these streets seem to be well off." Our country has not been under the gold standard as long as England has, and it has the advantage of beimra new cojintry with undeveloped resources. DWiltADICH .MA.ssKS. The masses of the people as compared with those of the United States were poor, ignorant and uneducated. I heard an argument at an Knglish dinner table between an English lady and an American. The English lady commanded that it was not good for the masses of the people to be educated, that it made them aspire "above the station in life in which (iod had placed them." I found that the education, like the wealth of the country, was con centrated, the comparatively few being very highly educated, while the masses of the people had almost none. I was continually surpried ctthe cheapness of everything. S1) imny thing? could be bought f,ra 'penny. " 'tkxny run i-:s" or low prices mean cheap wurkingnien. fan a workinginau earn living wages when the products of his labor are held so cheap? Low prices are caused by an insufficiency of the circulating medium for the needs of the population. The in8Ul!lciem:y of money is caused through evil legislation, and this evil legislation, makes millionaire on the one hand and tramps on the other. Evil proves the existence of good, us darkness proves the light. Such coudi tioiis as are described iu "Darkest Eng land" are produced bv evil legislation. 4 it'll. Hooth's leiuedy for thoM condl tioi.s seems to be chanty. -Many be lieve such conditions to be inevitable. They are net inevitable. Me populists contend that the mult 'millionaire and tramp, being produced in this country through bud legislation, the conditions can be swept aide through rij;ht h giv I iti in and throiivh the abolishment of the gold stand. ml system of liii.ture. Mi ll made the Uw, then fore the t on tilth n produced ) them are not in v liable. I'.iiii.iii Ev h. Uro. Todd and tho University. I iu, N I n , Vov, ivr., Ell II. Ii I.IM l A ' I MO I't'M'l I luclnsvd !ii d "1 iii oiisiilt r.iti..ii i i.r the " list tilt ri'llit'lit of pit Islitt- i- ii'Ued or your "time ol .ilr." In luy vievv the t br.i k o,ttr I in virity uaifejt humbug and niw.is hi Ue Ironist Ml In llliish I th Iv un mill In show on.- if. Il.it Itnilit j.-t full i In the '.' lit l re i f In tn .tie nn j.' Ite petiple l-iri' it b t 41.il . sf Uilffil. it Kt.ow Intuit li.ts Utliiot I tMi-il t-ll thf I'll )t I of .lk"rit ll!.ilt le.' wi ll kli'iMtt by .ill f illiHIt, YVrtaVe l l loi'l lo ll .1 l l ll Ull.ttf I'l I lllf .11 ) !ii;ul iiai 'lll.Hf. I In h pi U'ii' i.ti!l 1 m !-lrii', I ..tell) .mil t IV4ll"li ' ire th ptvpitt Pi thtc liieb'il I tit 14 ' 1 r-'b t .r t eoMtotii' l tli iw . il.it 11 - 1 l,.-i ( if ii.- on it 1) if .tint lie ttt ki on the legislative assembly for large and extravagant appropriations for ad ditions and expansions for library build ings and fixtures. All this is continu ally going on while honest working boys and old men are working early and lat,e through cold and heat for a bare living and to pay taxes to maintain these slick fellows who claim to know more than the common herd, but in fact know nothing by experience, bas ing their knowledge on books, written mostly by men of their own sort. This question of value is ideal. It is the nvidence of things not seen. When a man is without food; shelter or cloth ing these commodities of food etc., are of value to him especially. !n order to secure these valuable articles he works for the circulating money ot his coun try. When this money is obtained he goes to the market when the conditions suit. The articles to be procured are priced in such currency as circulates as money. Thus the value is settled by mutual agreement between buyer and seller. In fact, the potatoes are valued at what they will fetch, without regard to the increment of pleasure. Yours for common sense, L. i. Todd. .. . .... ... A WHOLE LOT OF POPS. They Held a Lovo Feast and Didn't go Home 'Till Morning. Omams. Nov. 20. Special Corres pondence.! -A 'arB' number of tie members of the Trans-Mississippi con gress are populists and this is the first time they have met since election. Sen ator Allen and (lov. Ilolcomb were at the Paxton, so they naturally gravitated there. Finally they all got into a room and began to tell of their election ex periences and what they were going to do in the future, They were all in the best of spirits. One thing developed and that was that there had been a lot of liALI.OT HOX STI I IIXIi, Especially was this proven in the election of I SIM, One gentleman as serted that some man had told him out in Montana, that they had been given free transportation to Nebraska and back and 10 each to come to Nebraska and vote that year. They all wanted the count watched ut every precinct next time. There were unlimited op portunities of cheating in the way that names were read off by one and tabbed bv another. The returns of the last election in McKeighan's district, com pared with those of lS'.M, show that the vote in that district was padded 1 or (i per cent. Voi' ci.rns. All of them were iu favor of going to workiiifctinter, forthwith, immediately, without any delay to organize populist clubs, especially in the towns and cities. The returns show that we made gains in the towns and citieK. The merchants are just beginning to find out what is hurting them and are willing to listen and they all agreed that the winter was the time to do that w ork. So we are going to have a pop club in every town in Nebraska, and we are going to some how the Lord knows how get the momy to pay postage and tend them some literature. Every lean felt that the state was at last within our grasp and we are going to take it. The great gain in votes and in county otlicers put all 111 high spirits. They got so full o' glee, that they didn't go home until the morning. There was H"l a eigir to mil .ke or a drop to drink in the room, but 110 one hit until the love least broke up. Tho Official Count. The ollicial count, im biding the til; 111im.1l figures from Furnas count) shows Ibe vote 111 etir.i-ka at the lute election to be for su n ine judu-. Ni r val, rep, T'.M'h'i; M ixwt ll. pop, 7',"7.V Mul.01.ev, .'oi l dun, IV'slV Phelps, ml j fr item, lu2ll.Mi Ifrlili.irgiT, pfohlb, l.'ill. Kfgfiit- Vite I iiivrriitv, lioolil, rep, M.iriill, np, m'.'.k'J': Peal tie. op. .Vl,:i."M, P.avstoii, p..pl"..'."'.:t. NorvaU .ur.ili!,Ho. ! .-ttte.i..uri..il Mtuij, .Ul atH,.t.fii,,t himself 110. lis 1111 il disri j ud lr truth, 4 of t . - - 1 .tin pmratitv H'.'.- II. w l.i-it .t s. i,!; jjnir cl)t j ,v)Ui (.,.r t j IVnili mi.l O nn.ler H. i M. ticket ll.t ..ti.tvd itt on show . 1 l"l,":",!l,(,,.,.. Anvtliinw' i tli' l'.itlr tf 110 ,.01 li e Vote f..r l!.e .U'.f ..n.e t.)e .!,. . I" ' "" .! " pi.piil.ts lnveii tie U " "'ti'. ..fla t rs t f .'.- I !. t it t Uirt 01 "f jl ip i.f lit I i. its .rt at lit 1 f U l I. t tli.ll. ll.t' WtTK. This Paper Fre p Wl I I t'ltl st U.i' I 'rr ' " )'' " WESTERN MEN MEET. The Tmns-Mississippi Congress Convenes at Omaha. Omv aa, Nov. 2H, 18!5. special Cor respondence.'! The great Trans Mis sissippi congress convened yeEterday in Creightou Jlall. The bankers knew what they were about when they said "We'll tlx them so they will not hold any great conventions or congresses, for they can't get the money to go." It was a respectable body but nothing like in numbers to the lirst sessions of the con gress. (10v.1101.co.V1n. (lov. Ilolcomb made a splendid speech of welcome. The World-IIerald re porter didn't like it. He said it was too populistic. After he got that down he lied about the people going away. (lov. Ilolcomb did honor to the state and the popul ist,'party, as he always does nhen he appears In public, lie is a man of whom the whole state is proud, save the World-Herald reporter. TllliKK IU XI)i:i:i MILLIONS. After the introductory aldresses and replies, the whole day was taken up with reading and referring resolutions to the committee appointed to report or squelch them as they saw lit. There were about a hundred resolutions Nearly every one of them asked for an appropriation. In course of three or four hours they had appropriated about three hundred million dollars, Xo one made a suggestion as to' where the money was to coma from. None of them seemed ever to have heard that there was not money enough now to pay the expenses of the government, and that it was running behind i!2,0(X), 000 a month. WHAT 'I'l IKY WANT1I Uesolutions were introduced to spend millions on the Nicaragua canal, tne Hennepin canal, for deep water har bors, for irrigation and for the general remodeling of the w hole western hem isphere. Neither God nor the railroads seemed to have lixed things as they 0ug.1t to be in regard to transportation, rainfall or deep water harbors, and they w anted congress to appropriate a few hundred million dollars to be bought with ten cent oats and thirty-five cent wheat to lis them as they ought to be. After that they adjourned until 8 p. m. 1 11 the evening they talked about statehood for the territories. Congress Personals. Church Howe was In attendance. He didn't say "The old ship is leaking now" but he looked as if he felt that the pops lmd punched another big hole in her, r. Steele of Hastings Was 011 hand and reported that the pops in Ids part of the state were putting their war paint 011 for the next fight. Ex-Senator Pointer was there, fuller of light than a Itocky Mountain wild cat. Senator Allen took the 5 p. m. train for Washington Tuesday. When he went into the convention he was imme diately, by an unanimous vote, made a delegate. Ex Congressman McKeighan attend ed the convention and was heartily greeted by all. lie U still in poor health and almost blind, but says he will light on till life ends. . J ISryan was heartily greeted everywhere. No one can help liking him. if lie won't quit running with the tail end of one wing of a dead party. Clem Deaver made one at the pop love feast. (!ov. lloleonib went honieearly Tues day morning, for thing uround the c.ipitol need close watching. Mr. Craig of California delnered a very tnlere-ting lecture Tuesday night on lli iu u, lie wants it nude a late of this union and an m ean cable Uid to 1 united it withvin Francisco, Their is a man iu the coiigrtss wh t miiiii.tiitle I u party of men from Mis souri tint c ipturt d the writer 'f thew u..' in I "'.'., court uutrtulfd him, and e Ctrl iced him t hung for bfllig till ;t!M.!iti.uist. The id Missourian a f tf ,,.,,., J.4tUT ,,,rh..r ,.f Truth mi.U. hop 1.1.014 Ki'M.I, l-W N'i'lV.1 lentil ntn-tt, ltuprir uu! I'elrr in Yiii" mul LiMti. Va1 M.lw .' lU-er, Kntnih tr.!' a j t . v'.ty. W nie f,.r j.n. . . I M.l . ttH fitl r.lunl..ni. I " O '1 .1,1. I I I.