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I ti:e kechasxa iri defer deht CSPTElIBEn 17, 1S03. NEWS OF THE WEEK f r. . is i . . : . D..iiv vifn) Nmwabv the Editor y ( A weeaty kbshwo v . - "r One of the most violent and destruc tive storms ever known swept over En gland last week. Many ships were lost and hundreds of bodies have washel ashore. Great damage was done in the interior. In the parks in London many trees were destroyed and much d:mage done to buildings. The crops in many sections were ruined. In Montana there was also severe dam age done by a snow storm. Snow . .. ... -.il. (nntioa it ieii to ine ueyiu w tis" w.w the uncut wheat, which has been ruined. There seems to be no end to the disasters by storm and flood this year all over the world. The refusal of Governor Durbin to honor requisition for ex-Governor Tay lor and other criminals from. Kentucky is liable to produce a sort of anarchy iu this country. A requisition made on the governor of Arkansas for a crim inal from Indiana has been dishon ored, the governor of that state de claring that he would return to crim inals to Indiana until the Kentucky criminals are returned. If that prece dent is followed, a criminal will only have to make his escape from Ind iana to some other state to escape all punishment Orders have recently been sent to all recruiting officers to hasten enlist ments as there is urgent neea oi in treaty by the Colombian congress. 1 he sympathetic writing in some ui the dailies of -this country is .ivi& the movement much encouragement Thorn bapttis also to be troubles on the southern frontier of Colombia and Castro is sending large bodies ot Vene zuelan troops in that direction. A suit has been instituted against Mr. Gompers, other officers of the federation of labor, the united hatters' union and the members of the local union of hatters at Danbury, Conn., claiming $125,000 damages for boycot ting that firm, which caused wholesale lealers to refuse theit goods and re Mll dealers not to offer them for sale. The case is brought in the United States court, where capitalists al ways have a pretty sure thing. , The Aim bringing the suit claims that its business has been damaged to that ex tent by the charges made against it, both in this country and Canada. If the court decides in favor of the firm it will destroy organized labor, for the only weapon they have against un fair employers i; the boycott. Radium still keens all scientific cir cles in a tumult. The scientists have drnnned the term "mystery of radium" and have substituted "the miracle of radium." An English scientist says: "The discovery of what seems to be an TncTira n i iihi h in m lcul uvvu i - . . fantry soldiers in tropical countries, everlasting production of neat m an wnat na aaypeueu -rl Isfft ' n, of radium compound is fo P;np to cause mis uruei ju uc wouvv. - - .. . nes to c-use tmo oi amarine that even now that many of no one Knows. opportn-ity ot seeing Three million dollars have been with our own eyes a heated thermo ac'ded to money in circulation during meter, we hardly are able to believe tfce last five years by tne coinage oi c. lou me ldbi ve yeai ... t, ,gh d from the discovery of per ceni . petual motion, which it is an axiom The United States transport ship of science to call impossible. .. J.-I 3 -. - 1 l Tinr VvtOr 1 Q Bt I ' " iiiDainuiv urn veil- i" cw ... i - xu o.. i Mn,ino ihe After much braeeine: over the cup bodies of 300 soldiers who had given defender as a Yankee boat with a xi.. i- . notuHsm That Yankee crew it has turned out there . i x v. woo oirrlwas not a Yankee in the crew. The bi ought home in one ship. Meantime captain of the Reliance .? Scotch recruiting stations are being estab- man. The first, second and third mates ,, rmn-irniiT,r men wt-re Norwegians. Of its crew of for- tJ go over thero and sacrifice their ty-two men; thirty-seven are unnatur- i 1J.. MnM. j. v Anion I niiKed and two naturalized Norwegians. lives iu me a.iue uuuuij wiuovt i . , - twA iinnatiiTnU7.ftfJ Swedes, and one an The Scotch are not relishing the po- unnaturalized Dane. There was -not a ultion of paupers that Carnegie nas s:ngie Aiueuwu wudiu mTnTooo-VS KiS" tcking Americans, incl iding this city Hawkesbury in New South Wales of Lincoln which is adorned with one Australia, for some months between of the Carnegie libraries. A writer, in egg-laying hens. Jhe hens sent from . t,....! tLt,i T?a-Dttanif I.oun Citv. Neb., by Mrs. A. H. Hansle , . ... , i . A.oct arp sn far a lone wavs In the lead. nim ann ms kiiio 111 ucxvicoi, muu- - It calls him "a corrupter" and The contest is under the superv s on other things of that sort He says that of the Australian gover nmen t At tha Carnegie's gifts to the Glasgow uni- end of the first month (the contest is -Vih. .i.iu..ii r-iaA tn t last ; for a year, ending April 1, sVcur yaeTubeUncJ or thT unlve? 1904), Mrs. Hangers hens took the sity" and are "a sure preparation for lead and have held it. ever since. At i p ott,'cVi eota iho last reDort they were 21 esgs aneaa i wmi Gtioni disdains of. all com neti tors. The. third In tne AlJ i mn.i.n, imarinr. TfirR are also from the United States. 111-. n h fJ tha mminn- The hens of Mrs. Hansel sent were aires with servile thanks and hold out rose combed Leghorns. Pif-rpRnfirtlne Notts' . The decadence and superstition In high society grows more alarming eaca Morgan and Baer have defied the year. The Chicago newspapers an- that. : there are ten times as j. it. i0 v,oari manv "nalmists' in that city as there lllt'lll ui wmtu whw;vu io "vu ... .jr. . ... ;, ... . " the Information that it is entitled to vere a year ago and tnat all of them under the law and now the railroads are mahing money mu t.uui aumu vo ic,A ,t,f, Aafv Thov havp U.tinc fortunes. Books on the subject nfupcd to bid for the transportation fiil a large space in the putlic library . . .c o. 4T, ,rtT,D,w,cci iron. land are read bv thousands of the Ui UUUjJO W VllO lilA 11 V- II I .v " ( tucky and have formed a pool in which youth of that city as well aa by they agree not to put in competitive adults. God made the country and b:ds at all and make the government the devil invented the city. In the pay the same rate for the transporta- cities Is where superstition reigns su- tion of troops that is granted to the pi erne, general public This government is getting to be a mighty weak thing in Some of the Bostdn teachers who the hands of the republican party, were induced to go to the Philippines "What do you suppose would happen have got back and they are talking to the railroads under any other gov- pretty hot about the way things are ernment that should attempt to act run over there. They have brought that way? b&ck the circular which Sunertnten- Affairs In the isthmus of Panama i tteir accusations by quoting from the ooooow I tto Fall and Uinlor Fa8lite.g v l. - - o o o o o o o o o o - o $ Skim. Our new Fall and Winter 1903-1904 Catalog i now being printed and will be mailed within the next few dayi to all patrons. If yoilr name is not already on the list send it in at once. Every staple and every new novelty will be found among it's many pages while if you are in the market for a New Jacket Or a Fur Scarf our price on same will be found to be 25 per cent cheaper than quoted elsewhere. Send for a copy at once and compare our prices. incoln's iHressivc Store LINCOLN, NEBRASKA. oooooooooooooioooooooooooo o o O D o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o than ever. The eastern Pennsylvania state nenitentiarv. where counterfeit ing was extensively carried on by tne convicts, was investigated ana every officer was summarily .removed. The institution is now in cbarg- or tne chaplain and some doubts are ex pressed abcut him. There is a great social democratic congress in Dresden. It is announced that a new program will be promul- gs ted consisting in a "change in the theory of socialism, which has been made necessary by modern conditions, especially those affecting industry and agriculture, to which the socialist tne- ories of the past were no longer ap plicable." That iu .what The Indepen dent has been saying an tne ume about the German social democracy. Tho Tipvt 'dav after the landing of the transport that brought the bodies of SEC dead soldiers from the Philippines was a day of great sadness at the pier where the ship lay. it , is saia trnt the shin and the dock was cov ered with weeping women In black vho had come to claim tneir aeaa. The sorrow was one of the fruits of imperialism which is being constantly witnessed, although suDsiaizea, imper ial, plutocratic papers keep very quiei alout it - . glove." Of the platform that seems to have been prepared longln advance, the same paper sayst "As a literarv production, shorn of the one live Issue f Ti state affairs, the nlatform will no dfubt be ably composed and read beau tifully." The "one live issue" referred to is whether the Massachusetts laws preventing the issue of watered stock shall be repealed and the state turned into a plutocratic mill to turn out I trusts on the same plan as New Jer jsey. The Gastonites will not object and that is the uind or democracy tnat they have done in Massachusetts. seem to be in a very precarious state There is talk of secession there on ac ctunt ot the rejection of the Panama C ( circular. They say as long as a teach er wants to draw United States pay, that teacher must turn a blind eve to the tragedies going on under Ameri1 i- -iis . can rule. Any blabbing to people in Hnrhnra VI liters . tht United State, will be followed by a . . ... n . I rl.Mtnr.Al T n far cnwia raanrinra xar Vt ri or A History or Monetary urimes," I uiciuina. - iu im i., oumv. .i. " by Hon. Alex. Del Mar, formerly U. J have written home how they were f. uommissioner pi vmmer una i ArCiivai arA wirnlnf? other tearhers Navleation: member u. s. Monetary ' . , . 1 . Commission; author of "A History not to fall into the same trap, have of the Precious Metals," "iTiatory of Den discharged. The teachers are not v. . : ..... i enit mnrco fiTT man anv mnpr PTTiTiinvPH of lifir sliver: tub uoininj? mil buj r. - Trade; Parbarn illlerg, the King's Mistress; presg free gpeeca and a free press. The CoinaKe Bill; Surrender of the Coin- r. r ,V Jit :Ltcf , if AtA f . wb Prerogative by Charles II: ' Bribery; It could not exist If It did not rrimo nf 17? Olme of lfi.H: Crime of 1870: ; Crime of 173: Equitable Money: Crime of iwo. scandals In Quay's baliwlck have cambriie E!WTCLbpjiA company, I always been numerous, but of late .Box 160, Madison Square p. o., New York. J years they have been more numerous nurtntr thp last twenty years Ameri can girls have transferred In dowerles something over ?200,uw,wu to me titled husbands in isurope, tne ias.i. 9M ono.OOO of which goes to the im pecunious Duke of Roxburge, whom May Goelet has agreed to marry, .oium Goelet beinj the only heir to her fthpr's millions, she will transfer the whole fortune to England. Engli ti oTicrr.rafir heinsr nut on a souna basis from the proceeds, of the toil of American workers,- which s has been filched from, them by tariffs ana spe cial privileges. And the toilers con tinue to "vote er straight" a Tninn rkbk cram says that a ship carrying a regiment of English sol diers to India was lost m a storm anu the whole regiment drowned. That Is what will happen to some of the trans ports carrying soldiers to our "colon- itP" some of these aays. iney nave to be transported 7,000 miles over the open sea. v ; I " . After mature consideration and. con sultation, In person and by mail, with hora nf hoth the senate and the house of representatives. President Roosevelt- hai abandoned the sugges tion that congress be called into ex traordinary session in urrooer. ine extraordinary, session which he an nounced many months ago would be held this fall, will be called according to present plans to meet on Monday, November 9. . - The mrnnrations have complete con trol of the democratic machine In Massachusetts. Gaston sun runs thlnes. In commenting on some or the latest tricks plaved s there the Ft.ringfield Republican ; - remarK?: ''What fools these mortals bet Sub stitute for the word mortals, Gaston ired democrats of Massachusetts, and you have a comment which fits like a Admiral Dewey wants a larger navy larger than it will be even when the erormous reinforcements now in pro cess of construction are complete. Flf- " teen cruisers of 5,000 tons displacement . are to be recommended to the L next congress by the chief of the hureau of navigation, and twelve of 3,000 tons displacement It seems the Oregon, which gave the nation so much reason to be proud of -er in 1898, when she rounded Cape Horn in record-breaking time, is now "obsolete" and may soon need to be replaced as well as supple mented indefinitely. New invention make old fleets obsolete. Armies of men are taker, from productive em ployment tv produce these Instru ments of death, another army is re quired to man themand so the world is robbed of the services of its chil dren, while the burden of. the supporC of all their unproductive armies must, fali on the shoulders of the remain ing citizens. " Senator Clay of Georgia . has also gone over to the republicans, for he is advocating the nomination of a man for president who favors everything a man who is a high protectionist, gold standard, railroad man. This is what ' Senator Clay says: "Wc nave ! talked the subject over among our selves, and we have about conciuaea that Senator Gorman is not only , the strongest man in the party we can nominate, but we believe there is an excellent opportunity of electing him.' 4 ."-.-"' in - - t - A detachment of cavalry rode up to the residence of the county commis sioner of Teller county, Colorado, sur rounded the house and a sargeant weut to the door and knocked. The weathsr vas very cold and it was snowing. The commissioner was sitting by the tire holding his baby, his wife having gone to a neighboring store. When the knock was heard the commissioner went to the door with the baby in his aims. He was made to mount a horse and the cavalry rode away with their prisoner. He was informed that he was arrested because he had denounced tho militia for breaking up a peacef-.il meeting of the citizens. The commls- sirrer claimed that free speech ana the "right of the people to peacefully assemble" was guaranteed ty the con solution. He was informed that the constitution did not follow the flag of the militia, and that if he made an other remark against any action of the militia he would be permanently con fired In the guard house. What great ; n J 1 1 1 v win tail aiiruuuii vuia unuir pllng of the constitution under; foot by a military satrap? But you find it in. The Independent.