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MARCH 28, 1907.
5 THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT IV I I " - I- I M 1 ' ftf .... m-&r - V? - ; - i ll. -A 'Si v j t HAULING CATALPA POLES TO MARKET. These poles, from the Robinson catalpa grove, found a ready sale at 50 cents each, acres brought a cash return of $5,23S10i- . y The total crop on twenty served as great natural resources. Works designed to control bur water ways have thus far usually been, un dertaken ,for a single purpose, such as the improvement of navigation, th development of power, the irrigation of arid larrtis,, the protection of , lowlands from floods, or to supply water for domestic am?, manufacturing purposes." The first meeting of the new Trans vaal parliament occurred on Thurs day. This parliament marks a be stowal of a limited autonomy upon J the territory which was the Boer re public. A representative bod is elected by the settlers A governor under the title of high" commissioner Is appointed by the English govern ment, and he in turn appoints an up per legislative body. General Botha a prominent Boer general in. the war premier, and-another Boer, General Beyers, was elected speaker of the new assembly. In the British par liament the projuct to contract a tunnel to connect England with the mainland of Europe was defeated. Fear that the tunnel might be- made a means of foreign invasion was the principal argument advanced against the t cheme. MILLIONAIRE WHO THINKS RICH SHOULD PAY ALL TAXES Thomas F. Walsh, mining magnate and ten times millionaire, would make monev eettiner a franchise ana sen it at a high price. "You favor a graduated tax on ac cumulated fortunes?" he was asked. "Yes, and on those, which are in the process of accumulation. We shall always have rich men; they are a part of civilization. The world has never stood still and never will. Conse quently,, while great fortunes are un avoidable and indispensable I think the rich should pay for the privilege of making money. And it is a priv ilege, say what you will. E. H. Har rlman goes, into Wall street and turns a profit of $16,000,000 in a single day. .The people buy his shares and bonds. Their patronage is compelled, not phy sically but morally, because of the in strumentalities which he controls. They think they see an opportunity for gain through him. His railroads span a continent. Thus his reputation grows month by month and year by year, and thus his privilege increases in its possibilities aad value. Every dollar he gets comes from the' public, and the only difference between him and the butcher and grocer is that he doesn't deal in necessities. When a man makes $16,000,000 in a day by reason of his advantageous relations to society, to his fellow creatures, the state should demand a good part of it. To honest wealth already acquired, we should say: .'We purpose to respect every dollar you have, and shall close the account of the past. But there must be a new account for the fu ture, and you must share more liber Pliy.with your partners, the people.'" "Does the possession of great wealth promote aolfrshnoss and arrogance?" "My observation Is that it d-8 not. Human nature in a cottage is about the same ns human nature in a castle. The rich man, if he Is normal in his head and heart. Is neither British nor arrogant, having ow been poor him self. Now. lot uh look at him for a moment. If he gives his money to his frlrtmN th problem of wlxe and hen OAfuTOTlXAi ti la lird Yin Ifci A!v,in txi OAQTOSlZAt lft thi Tl Kiel Y Km Alm eficial distribution goes unsolved. They are made comfortable, perhaps, but society receives no gain. libraries are i excellent, but they don't meet a cry ing need. You can buy the best book that was ever written for 25 cents. "The accumulation of money has al ways taken care of itself. To distrib ute . it Is a wholly different matter. Men tell me that I am fighting in the cause of union labor. I reply that I am thinking wholly of the future. I may be worth ten millions, but my gradchildren may not have a cent. That particular sort of distribution is going on all the time, but it isn't what I mean. I hold that there is no good reason why any worthy man or woman in America should ever be naked or hungry. There should be penalties against idleness and improvidence, but there should be no want "We improve conditions hereN.Hours of work are lessened and wages are in creased: Word immediately goes to Eu rope, and fresh swarms of men are soon on the way. So long as we are developing the country we can take care of the immigrants who are pour ing through our ports in almost end less streams. But hard times will throw hundreds of thousands of men into idleness and we shall then seo a condition which may i?ecome permanent unless the movement to improve the circumstances of the working classes Is world-wide. We get a few Immi grants from France. There the 'poor may owji land. On the other hand, the crown and church control the land In Austria, and in Russia the rich iiave ft massed in great estates. There must bo economic changes In Europe or we shall have grave problems in the Uni ted States. The American gets high wages, works eight hours a day, and has meat with evory meal. Tho Ger man has low wag(, works from twelve to fourteen hours, and fats meat for dinner on Sunday. Can we endure such competition when the time comes for us to halt to for the markets of tb world? "Huropo muxt come to our Ntandard of life, or we must finally fall to Ha aridard. A Iremcmlously Important pmtitom In economics confronts us. "There ought to be a int rental move ment for a Jut dMributloti of wealth. I don t mean a division of property, for thrn tho pnmg would bo perpetual the many may be idle. I know I shall be called a vLsionist from Utopia, and lawyers, no doubt, will say I am out side of the constitution, but I shall preach my doctrine none the less, and reply .that if the constitution obstructs justice our plain duty Is to change it." , "But how would you' evangelize' the world?" "By example first, then by "the pres sure of circumstances, and finally by organization. I would tax the rich and let the man or the woman who has a little home and Is rearing a family go free. I am sure wealth would not com plain If the taxes which are collected were honestly, and prudently spent for public purposes. We give liberally to Christian associations, to the churches, and to benevolent' Institutions, because we believe that our money will be ex pended by good men. But it is not so with taxes. Public money is spent oy politicians, many of whom are cor rupt, and nearly all of whom will bt unbusinesslike if they can thus pro mote their own interests. According ly some rich men dodge their taxes because they think the money which is obtained from them is squandered by legalized extortioners. Make the public offices in this country, from township to nation, a roll of honor and you will not hear much about the bur dens of government. "I also believe in giving worklhgr men lifo insurance at actual cost. I would have the government establish an insurance 'department for person of moderate means and earning ability. Then I should empower every postofllce to be a bank of deposit. By such means as I have mentioned I should try to make thrift a national virtue and justice a national expectation. Herein would be example. Other countries would be driven to more enlightened government. The pressure on Russia from the world without will bring a constitution and a free parliament. Lib erty la marching on, and America, torch in hand, has been lighting the way. I want it forever to lead the procession. By organization I. rnenn cohesion to a principle by the rich,, themselves In all the nations. Let me tell you of an experience which gave me a view into the heart of the com mon people. I journeyed up the valley of tho Rhone and into lhe Slmplon pass over the road once traversed by the armies ef Rome and France. I asked peasants and villagers if they were not pjoud of the 1 memories of Caesar and Napoleon. Then they pointed to the monastery of St. Bernard and said: 'The good dogs of the monks have served us much better.' I haven't tlnvi to develop the idea, but you can ;o what I mean." "Is the man who has $50,0O0,(K)0 or $100,000,0(0 a menace to the country?" "Not if he 13 honest. Any dishonest, man, however, is dangerous if his cap ital consists of no more than a dark lantern and a jimmy. Disgrace ought to go with money unfairly obtained. I know men who could have borrowed funds on bonds, opened mines, pocket ed millions, and left empty shells In the mountains for the bondholders. They scorned such knavery. But similar practices are going on In other things above ground. Cry villainy aloud, no matter if it moves In polite society, wears a silk hat and a frock coat, print it, pillory it, and drive it out of busi ness and finance, as well as personal conduct." A SEVEN DOLLAR BIIX. A. E. - Lowry, of Norwood, has a eeven-dollar bill of the . colonial issue, now considered one of the rarest pieces of money that was ever put In circulation in this country. It was the property of Mr. Lowry's mother, wh died recently, and it was found in an old chest among her treasured effects.. It had been given her by her grand father, who died at a green old age. The bill Is-the color, .of ordinary book paper of the cheaper and flim sier variety, musty with age. The letters on it are remarkably well pre served, as is the bill. It was issued In Tnlv 177fi signing of the Declaration of Indepen dence. It is numbered 8,447, and . Is sued by, :he United Colonies. On one side are these words: SIW DISEASE HUMORS IN THE BLOOD When the blood is pure, fresh, and healthy," the kin will be soft, smooth and free from blemishes, but when some acid humor Ukes root in the circu lation its presence is manifested by a skin eruption or disease. These humors get into the blood, generally because of an inactive or sluggish condition of the members of the body whose duty it is to collect and carry off the waste and refuse matter of the system. This unhealthy matter is left to sour and ferment and soon the circulation becomes charged with the acid poison. The blood begins to throw off the humors and acids through the pores and glands of the skin, producing Eczema, Aoae, Tetter, Tsoriasis, Salt Rheum and skin eruptions of various kinds. Eczema appears, usually with a slight redness of the skin followed by pustules from which there flows a sticky fluid that dries and forms a crust, and the itching is intense. It is generally on the-tfack, breast, face, arms and legs, though other parU of the body may be affected. In Tetter the skin dries, cracks and bleeds; theacid in the blood dries up the natural oils of the skin, which are intended to keep it soft and pliant, causing a dry, feverish condition and giving it a, hard, leathery appearance. - Acne makes its appearance on the face in the leered withEezemaforforty ? m. ol. PimP and black heads, while year and could find nothing to 1 sonasis comes in scaly patches on differ- SIlHS'tttS-tSif&hi Jnt Part? of the body One of the worst inland burning: pustules would lorms of Skin trouble IS Salt Rheum: J&,SfiSSffd?SSIi5 its f?roritc Point of attack is the scalp, the skia and when crashed, off sometimes causing baldness. Poison Oak S5t xViffiE 3 iaP the d Iyy J11 agreeable types of skin long years I was afflicted, but disease. The humor producing the trouble &T?t.VSA5 ? formant in the blood through the any return of the trouble. Winter to break out and torment the Ctockaan. N.b " JiVANS' suflcrcrwith the return of Spring. Thebcst 7 treatment for all skin diseases is S. S. S. It neutralizes the acids and remove's the humors so that the skin instead of being irritated and diseased, is nourished by a supply of f rcsh, healthy Mood. External applications of salves, washes, lotions, etc., while they sooth the itching caused by Skin fiffcTiitjii::. nr-ivr fiir ih. because they do not reach the blood. S. S. S. goes down Into the circulation and forces out every particle of foreign matter and restores the blood to itt of skia cat hco (3 PURELY VEGETABE and r-roKruM -would Mop, iw-ttr arrt normal, pure condition, thereby permanently curing even form of fsudfr rnniiitif.n for thw who to.i affection. l!ook on Skin Diseases and Guy medical advice desired sen mus-t h'l by tiarr.nur tornrif-ranrf mid 17r SWIFT SPLCinG CO., ATLANTA CA economy. A (ow fchoulj but work t;it