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KJLY . NEWS.
VOL. XVI '().:
NEWS. EntabliBtiwl Not. 5. 1891 ' Consolidated Jen. 1. 1896-
NKWS-HEKALD. Eatiibliahod April 18. 1S64 I "n
PIiATTSM)UTHf NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 190?
For Annual Registration.
City Clerk Drat ton and City Attor
ney Button, of Hastings, are preparing
a measuro for submission to the legis
lature providing for registration of
voters in Hasting and other cities
from 7,000 to 2. 00) population, after
the manner of thu now provided for
Lincoln and Omaha. Under the pres
ent laws applying to Hastings, and
other cities hi th cla.s named, only
those voters who have moved from
one ward to another, lirst voters and
new voters are required to register.
Once registered a person need pay no
further attention to registration un
less he moves into another ward. As
a result of this inadooime method of
registration the boo!:s contain about
2.500 names while the largest vote
ever east in Hastings was approxi
mately 2.O0O. Tho proponed measure
will tj provided for annual reglstra
tlon of all voters.
Try to Ereafc Into Station.
An attempt was marto to break into
the Uurlingten station at Heaver City
at 11 o'clock Monday night. The
agent lives over the depot and was
awakened by tho noipo ma le by the
burglars who were trying to fore;? an
entrance through one of the windows
m the ticket office. Mr. Irwin, the
agent, telephoned t.. the sheriff, who
organized a posr and started for the
station, which i: nenrly a half mile
from town. Ills approach was no
need by the intruders and they made
n hasty retreat to ihe ou.-:t and were
not captured. There was a consider
able sum of money on hand at the
time, which is supposed to have been
known to them. No clue to their
Identity has been discovered.
An agriculture and good reads
meeting of great importaa-e was held
at the -,)urt hoi!;e in Tecuiu-eh Tues
day afternoon, the attendance being
good. These meetings, which are be
ing held in each county of the First
district, are under the ampices of
Congressman Pollard, who has done
a great work for the farming interests
of bis constituents in the national
Boy Was Ki'led Instantly.
Monday after:n;oa at about lour
o'clock. John Prilchard, a boy about
tirt-en ;--- old. M.n of John Pritch
ard of Weopiag Water, accidentally
shot himself fatally, 'ihree or four
loys were out hunting with shotguns,
and besides hi.s gun lie had a pistol.
A the Ur-ys u.ve resting the Pritca
.id boy was examining his pistol and
leokinu t''i 'he iiiuzz.e when it was
in son! way discharged, the bullet
nter'mg ti;e ijgin eye. killing him in-.-.tantly.
The boys were ajout three
miles rrnr.i town when the accident
TRAIN'S G01NO KA.ST
No. '.U Pacific Junction 2:65 p. m
No. 2 Loral Cxxrt-sii. to Iowa points. Clii-
curo nd the nut 6 .03 p. m
No. 4 Lincoln to PnciSo Junction, con
necting with points north, raat
and south (Except Sunday) 9:."4 a. m
No. 23 From Omaha 3:65 p. in
No. 30 Freight to Tacific Junction 4:15 p. id
No. 6 Throuffh vestibule express 8:0S a. m
No. 14 From Omaha 9:30 p. ni
TKAI S GOIvG WF.ST
No. 19 t-cx-al pxpreu. daily. Ornaha. Lin
coln. Wray. Co!., and inteniKi'iate
ntntiona a. m
o. 7 Fast mail. Omaha and LlnxIn
(Except SunJay) 12 2C p. a.
No. oT Ixcal r xpns. Louisville. Ah!i'rp1
W.ihooardSchuyU-r 3:30p. m
No. LK-al frtisrht. Oinr Cr-k
Loutvillw and i-cuth IT -nil 7:10 a. r
lM:ly. excf pt Sunday.
TRAIN'S 'JOlNt. .ORVIl
No. I0j Omaha Km tc-"
No. 103 NVbriuka Mai!
Nv lo-J Local Frc'urht
trains :oinc; SOtTTH.
'-45a m j
!:0;5 a. m-
!'-4" a. m
25 j Vo
Nov. 2 I will give
por ce;it oft on
all brimmed hats.
MONEY FOX SStt LOANS.
if m md "-' ! nBfTt4 Fm
a I'm f oi
1 ' '-r M
ltd tt rwfcS f laurett. Writs I
208 titi.a .ifffiM Tuit JViii'-i . I
ITEMS OF INTEREST AROUND THE
THE WORK OF THE LAW MAKERS
Legislative Facts and Gossip News
of the State Capital.
Conventions Scheduled for January.
Lincoln's convention season will be
gin early In the year 1909, and from
the present outlook this city will en
tertain more large gatherings than In
any previous annum. The first one
to take place will be the Lancaster
county good roads convention, on Jan
uary 4. This meeting Is to be prac
tically a state affair, as many mem
bers of the legislature, officials of dif
ferent counties, automobile dealers
and owners will be present, in addi
tion to the farmers of Lancaster coun
ty, for whose benefit the meeting was
primarily arranged. George I. Cooley,
a noted government expert on- good
roads, will be present, and Congress
man Pollard will speak on -the .need
of state legislation in order to take
advantage of a federal appropriation.
On January 13. 14 and 13. as the
dale have been provisionally fixed, the
Nebraska Independent Telephone as
sociation will hold its annual session
In ' Lincoln. Organized agriculture,
with its seventeen auxiliaries, will de
scend upon the city during the week
of January IS to 23.' and the state
poultry show, with its -accompanj'ing
association meeting, will be in pro
gress at the same time. .. .
The Nebraska federation of retail
ers is scheduled to hold its state meet
ing here on February. 9 and 10, but
the dates may be changed to a month
later. On February 10 to 1", Inclu
sive, the Nebraska cement users' as
sociation will have its convention
Following are the dates and some
'.! the program features for the organ
ized agriculture meetings:
Association of Agriculture Students, i
Monday, Jan. IS.
Nebraska State Veterinary Medical
association. Monday and Tuesday.
Jan. IS and 1!. . .
NebrasAa Poland-China Breeders' as
sociation, Tuesday, Jan. 19
Nebraska Duroc-Jeraey Breeders' asso
ciation. Tuesday, Jan. 19. . Evening
session only. . ";
Nebraska Red Polled Ureedefs asso
ciation. Tuesday, Jan. 19.
Nebraska Aberdeen-Angus Breeders"
association, Tuesday, Jan. 19.
Nebraska State Board of Agriculture.
Tuesday and Wednesday. Jan. 19
aud 20. '
Nebraska Suite Horticultural society,
Tuesday. Weduesday and Thursday,
.Tau. 19, 20 ana 21.
Nebraska Dairymen's association,
Wednesday. Tnursday and Friday,
.lau. 20. 21 and. 22.
Nebraska. State Poultry 'association.
Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 19 and
j Nebiaska State Bee-Keepers" associa
tion. Wednesday, Jan. 20.
Nebraska State Swine Breeders asso-
, ciation, Wednesday, Jan. 20.
j Nebraska State Home Economics as
sociation. Wednesday and Thursday,
i Jan. 20 and 21
Nebraska Improved Live Stock Ureea
I ers' association, Thursday. Jan. 21.
; Nebraska Corn Improvers association,'
Thursday and Friday. Jan. 21 and 22.
: Nebraska Farmers' Institute confer-
j ence, Friday. Jan.' 22.
j Nebraska Shorthorn Breeders' assocla
' . lion. Friday. Jan. 22.
! Evening Meetings. Joint sessions
I ol all agricultural-associations. Mon
! day - Evening Annual address before
the association or -agricultural stu
; i'phis, .Governor A...C. Shallenbevger.
: Tuesday -Evening Dedication of the
new Woman's Hmli'ling at the ttniver-
slty farm. Dedicatory address by Prpf;
i Ellen 11. lllcnarus., institute or recn
; nology. nosron... Music and reception.
x7R. m. ' Wednesday .Eveuing At the Univr
r-rtCp. ni. sity Temple. Tvk-eltth and R streets.
. ..2:02 p. m. i agricultural tusioii. Prof. P. G.
Holdeu. .Aineti. Thursday Kveniug
Illustrate. lecture. Country Life in
Foreign Lands.'G. W'. Wattles, Omaha.
iand Grain Moving.
lJie statement .siiuwnig tue car con
ditiens in Nebraska for the twenty
four hour period ending December 22,
compared with the same, day ; last
year, prepared by Rate Clerk Powell
of the state railway commission,
shows an Increase in the number of
stock and Brain cars loaded. The
comparative statement is as follows:
' ' ' 1907 1908
Stock cars loaded 163 210
Empty stock cars on 4iand.2,UlS 2,10:
Empty stock cars ordered. 301
Empty box cars on hand..2,G5S
Etapty box cars ordered. .1.271
Cars -of grain loaded . 231
Cars other material loaded 690
Va renortlU.lii for the Chadron Ai-
t viclnn nf'.ttio A'nrtliu'oytpi'n r Tmi it
Price .Wants a Recount.
W. B. Priced of Lincoln, the unsuc
cessful democratic candidate for state
i auditor. Is said to be still of the opin
ion that he ought to ask the legisla
tor" i to give "him a recount of the en-
i tlrrf -nte of the state. Ho han an ldei
that many Illegal votes were cast ho
I being the loser, lie will bare to over
' come' one . of the biggest majorities
! riven any state oQcer ia order to
I thow that.he and . not Silas R. Larton
j wa elected state auditor A recount
. Bhallenberger 'Makes Appointments.
"Governor-elect A. "C." -Shallehberger
ias announced the following addi
tional appointments 'for bis adminis
Joseph Percival, Omaha, super
intendent hospital for insane at Norfolk.-
;Dr..H. L. Wells, West Point, first
assistant to Dr. Percival.
: Dr. J. F. Steele, Hastings, first as
sistant physician at Hastings hospital.
. Dr. Crutcher, Mount Clare, second
assistant at Hastings hospital.
Dr. Halle, Ewing,. reappointed sec
ond assistant physician at Lincoln
hospital for Insane.
Dr. E. L. Roe, Beatrice, superin
tendent of Institution for feeble mind
ed at Beatrice.
Emma C. Johnson, superintendent of
Home for Friendless, Lincoln.
Sir. Ernest O. Webber, Valparaiso,
first assistant physician at Lincoln In
Charles Fernland, .South Omaha,
deputy food inspector.
" E. W. Carson, Edgar, deputy food
J. E. Bodle, Lincoln, deputy food in
spector. . On governor's staff: Quartermaster
general, Allen D. Faulkner. Omaha;
aide-de-camp. Fred W. Withartz, South
Omaha.. Colonels: J. W. Kelly, Goth
enburg;. Parris Cooper, Crawford;
Robert S. Oberfelder, Sidney; II. J.
Hill. Lincoln; J. E. Miller, Millerton;
V. F. Webber. Omaha; William Man
dedote, Omaha; - Patrick Walsh. Mc
Cook; James-E.' Martin. South Omaha;
E. J. Shiff, Lincoln. .
Union Pacific's $50,000 Fee.
The -effort of the secretary of state
to require the l;iiion Pacific Railroad
"company to pay a fee of $50,000 because.-the
.company has increased its
capital stock an. l has not yet filed
amended articles in Nebraska show
ing that' fact.' may not be without re
sult.' " The legal department of the
company has replied to the request
for . fe'e under pain of not being al
lowed to exercise the right or emi
nent domain iu this state. While the
fee has not lnjen paid, the conipan
is fitting up and taking notice of the
demand "or the state. The suggestion
has been made that the company can
i extend its lines and condemn prop-
ty and evade the law by forming
separate corporations. nenever a
new line has to be built It can bo
buiit by a new company, which the
Union Pacific will later control or
Corporations File' Answers
The Missouri Pacific and the West
ern Union Telegraph company have
commission replj ing to the complaint
of W. F. Gillespie, of Maynard. who
is engaged in the grain business there
and who felt "himself Injured when Ihe
telegraph company and the railroad
cut out telegraph service at that
Tin defense of the companies is
that commercial service, h purely In
cidental service, Is not compensatory,
the revenue from commercial tele
grams for six months being only $3.63.
The office was maintained and the
operator was paid by the Missouri
Pacific. This same operator acted for
the Western Union when commercial
messages were offered.
No Judge This Year.
Governor Sheldon announced again
Thursday morning that he would not
rppoint a judge to fill the vacancy
created by the. resignation of Judge
John J. Sullivan from the supremo
bench until after January 7.
Wednesday night a delegation called
in the interest of former Judge Silas
A. Ilolcomb of Broken Bow. In this
delegation were C. C. Flansburg of
Lincoln, Judge Sullivan of Broken
Bow, C. O. Whedon and several others.
Tho .delegation put in from 5 until 7
o'clock telling about the good quali
ties-of Judge Ilolcomb and of his rit
ress for the place.
New Insurance Comp-ny.
The German Fire Insurauce com
pany of Omaha, a new stock company,
has been organized and filed a cer
tificate of its officers and presented
its securities in cash to the state
auditor and will receive a certificate
of authority to do business in Ne
braska. The company has a capital
stock of $100,000. John Wall of Ar
cadia is vice president aud C. Hicks
i. MMTQLary. .Mr.Hifk.s u aU
tarv of the tret-man Mutual company
ofvOmaha. It is reported that the
mutual' company will reinsure its busi
ness with the new company and gc
out of business.
Trouble Over Treasurer's Bond.
The fight, between bonding com
panies for .the privilege of signing
State Treasurer L. G. Brain's one mi',
.lion dollar official bond may become
.so fierce that the treasurer will be
"obliged to make a canvass among his
friends for a personal bond. The lat
ter- cours will take some time and
'trouble, but It will save the state u
premium of $3,000 which Is paid everj
two years for a guaranty com pan j
Governor Sheldon has commuted the !
five-year sentence of J. D. Adkins ol
Omaha to three years, six months and
eighteen days, which will give th
prisoner his liberty December 31
Adkins has been a cook thirty-flv4
years and Is now 61 years of ago
He. was convicted of a criminal of
fense against a young girl in Omaha,
'whom he took to a room . in a hotel
The judge who sentenced him and th
'"T'lrilM.'ig gfTT'?X ?'T',Taenfl
NEWS OF A WEEK i
Epitome of the Most
Gathered From All
Points of the Globe.
Reports from the earthquake-stricken
district of southern Italy and Sicily
indicate that about 200,000 persons
perished In the appalling disaster. In
Messina and Regglo alone the dead
number 110,000. Another severe shock
completed the destruction of Messina
and It was feared killed more persons.
The survivors were reported to be suf
fering terribly for food, clothing and
surgical attendance. The king and
queen personally aided the victims. It
was feared many Americans perished,
as there were 90 in one Messina hotel.
The report of the death of Consul
Cheney and his wife was confirmed.
The American Red Cross society voted
$30,000 to the relief fund, J. Pierpont
Morgan sent $10,000 and the king of
Italy gave $40,000.
Good progress was made with relief
work in southern Italy and Sicily,
many soldiers and sailors being util
ized, and hundreds of refugees being
taken to Naples and other cities. The
report of the destruction of the Li-
pari islands was unfounded.
more earthquake shocks were felt at
Messina. The kinw and queen were
tireless in the work of aiding the suf
ferine. American contributions were
. . i " i . .!.!.. T n ;if
ndr.a where there were manv Anieii-
A violent earthshock. lasting three
seconds, and during which the Strom
boli volcano began eruption, occurred
on Stromboli island. The houses on
the island were badly damaged and
the populace fled to the streets in
panic, but no one was hurt. Iteiiel
measures for the quake sufferers
progressed well. Ambassador Griscotn i
taking a prominent part. The Atlantic
battleship fleet arrived at Suez aud
began passing through the canal in or
der to reach Messina speedily if need
?d. Two vessels were sent ahead with
supplies. The king and queen of
Italy returued to Koine.
Congress unanimously voted $S00,
ono for the relief of the Italian earth
euake sufferers, iu response to a
message from President Roosevelt
Ambassador Grisconi at Rome char
tered a steamer for the work of aiding
the survivors. lie delivered to Count
Taverna. head of the Italian Red
Cross. $250,000 sent by the American
Ued Cross. The king proclaimed mar
tial law in the devastated district, and
Messina and Regglo were ordered
J. Harry McMillan, a millionaire
miner, was arrested in Tonopah. Nev..
on charges of passing worthless
Former President Castro was op
crated on by Dr. Israel in P.orlin and is
Wilbur Wright, the aeroplanist. won
the Michelln cup by a flight that cov
ered 73 miles and lasted two hours
and nine minutes.
E. A. S. Blake, the San Francisco
contractor convicted of attempting to
bribe J. M. Kelly, a prospective juroi
In the Ruef bribery trial, to vote for
acquittal, was sentenced to four years'
imprisonment in the penitentiary at
The Paris court ruled against Count
Hon! de Castellano In his suit for the
removal of his three children from the
custody of their mother. Princess de
Wanted In Chicago on a charge oi
embezzlement of moneys intrusted tc
his care for deposit in a bank three
months ago, Herman Paley, a theat
rical agent, was arrested in Seattle
and admitted his guilt.
W. M. Williams, bishop of the Apos
tolic African Methodist Episcopal
church, was arrested in Omaha. Neb.
Austria, through its 'minister to Bel
grade, demanded an apology from M
Milovanovlcs, the Servian foreign rain
ister, for anti-Austrian utterances in a
speech before the national assembly. "
Fire destroyed the large elevator oi
the Western Milling Company at Cal j
gary. Alberta. Loss. $73,000. j
Francis J. Heney of San Francisco j
who prosecuted the "graft" cases . it J
that Hy. In a speech at the City clut
or Philadelphia, declared that M H j
Harriman of New York, through his j
control of the Southern Pacific rail j
road, was responsible for the "graft ;
and corruption in 'Frisco.
Charles Weatherhead of Peoria, ill.,
was drowned while skating.
With his wife and 12-year-old son as
Wlttc, 39 years old, an electrical work
er. was stabbed to death at his home
in Chicago by Daniel Rogers, 4f
years old. a boarder.
Arizona's ontput of finished coppef
for 1908 was 274.000.000 pounds. Mich
Jgan's 220.000,000 pounds and . Mon
The Park opera house at Erie, Pa.,
caught fire during a performance and
a terrible panic wagVbarely averted
V wm aiTii UiTTJ i&JtaSi B
The supreme court of the United
States refused to review the $29,000.
000 fine case of the Standard Oil Com
pany, rejecting the government's peti
tion for a writ of certiorari.
By a divided court the supreme j
court of the United States decided the j
rebate case brought by the govern
ment against the Chicago & Alton
Railway Company and Vice-President
Faithorn and Treasurer Wann of that
company, in favor of the government
Th federal grand jury in Washing
ton returned an indictment against
Jules M. Waterbury, charging him
with false pretenses in the securing of
money from United States ; Senator
Burrows of Michigan, Representatives
Hull of Iowa and Bartholdt of Mis
souri, and Assistant Attorney General
The country's forests now cover
."30,000,000 acres, or one-fourth of the.
total area of the United States, ac
cording to data compiled by forest
service agents. One-fourth the total
forest area is owned by the govern
ment. Congressman Theodore Burton of
Cleveland was given tho Republican
joint caucus nomination of the Ohio
general assembly for United States
senator to succeed Joseph B. Foraker
in March next.
A million dollars in round numbers
was spnt in the United States last
year in the campaign against tuber
culosis, according to the annual report
of the National Association for the
Prevention and Study of Tuberculosis.
Mary Evelyn Moore Davis, a popu
lar southern authoress and wife of
Maj. Edward Davis, editor of the New
Orleans Picayune, died.
More than six thousand persons at
tended President Roosevelt's New
The court of claims has announced
its findings in
the case of the state
j of Oregon against the United States,
j and awards $200,000 to the stale for
moneys expended by it during the
civ'l war in protecting the adjoining
i :fr'itnriic . . T U'oalilnatnn 4n.l Irlntin '
In the Ohio senatorial contest C. P.
! r;,ti 'i,hu. ,.. ,h .at. f n9rt
! harmony and his example was fol-
J lowed by Foraker and the minor caudl-
dates, leaving a clear field for Theo
dore E. Burton.
The lirst detachment of homeward
iound troops of the American army of
pacillcation sailed from Cuba for Phi!
Count von Bernstorff. the new Ger
man ambassador, was formally pre
sentee! to President Roosevelt.
Henry C. Potter, Jr.. vice-president
jf the People's State bank of Detroit.
Mich., and former secretary and treas
urer of the Pere Manjuette railroad,
committed suicide by shooting himself
through the head.
mer hankers of Pittsburg accused of
grafting were indicted by the grand
Dr. Edward R. Snader. a prominent
physician of Philadelphia, and his
negro chauffeur lost their lives whea
an automobile in which they were rid
ing plunged over a 40-foot embank
ment in Fairmont park.
The plant of the Puget Sound Mills
& Timber Company at Helllngham,
Wash., the biggest shingle mill in the
world, burned. Loss. $415,000. W. L.
Cleveland, a saw filer, was burned to
In Whan Chang, tho Korean who
shot and killed Durham White Stevens
in San Francisco last March, was sen
tenced to 25 years in the state peni
tentiary at San Quentin.
The strike of cabmen and chauffeurs
in Now York city was officially de
The First National bank of Rugby,
N. D.. closed Its doors by order of Its
Rumors from Central America said
a Nicaraguan army was marching on
Honduras to overthrow President
Davila's government. The gunboat
Dubuque was sent to Blueflelds.
The prohibition by the police, in
deference to Hindu feelings, of Moham-
medan sacrifices of cows, led to seri-j
oils riots at Titteghun. just outside
Calcutta. Troops fired upon the riot
ers, several of whom were killed and
1 00 seriously injured.
William Sorsby, who killed Post
i Oflice Inspector Charles Fitzgerald at
, Clinton. Miss., September 29 last, was
i captured near the scene of th trag
The funeral of Father John of Cron-
stad' wns attended bv thousands of
Chinese in tho Puget Bay region
charge that! United State, .soldiers Tne Rafter .MercantUe conipany ot
have been making brutal and unpro- j sterling epects to discontinue busl
voked attacks on tbem. noss after thc fl Jftnliary.
Foreign ministers to China were .... , ,. .. 7 . .
greatly disturbed and vexed bv the Tbe ""l!f'3 throughout the state
dismissal from office of Yuan Shi Kai i
Rrand councillor and commander-in- J
chief of the forces. It was asserted,
the action endangered peace and was I
an affront to the powers. i
Three persons in Denver, CoL. were j
almost killed by poisoned candy sent
through tho mails. 1
Samuel T. Warfleld was convicted In j
Chicago of defrauding Mrs. J. A. Pat- '
ten in a "de luxe" book deal.
Great aniiety : being felt by the
inhabitants of Greenbank, a small
town In West Virginia, over the stead
ily increasing appearance of a burning
crater of seemingly volcanic nature,
on the side of a neighboring moun
tain. Capt. Harvey C. Daly of the schoon
er Freddie W. Alton, and Philip M.
Springer, a Boston florist. Were found
guilty in the United States district
court at Boston of conspiracy to smug
gle Chinese into the country.
Fire in the wool warehouse district
of Philadelphia caused - a - Iocs of
ITEMS OF GREATER OR LESSER
IMPORTANCE OVER THE STATE.
THE PRESS, PULPIT AND PUBLIC
What Is Going On Here and There
That Is of Interest to the Read
ers Throughout Ne
braska. Central City After It.
Central City Is preparing to make a
strong bid for the proposed Odd Fel
lows' home which Is to be located
Eomewhere In tho state soon after the
first of February. The officers of the
order having the location of the home
in charge, insist upon a site which is
all in one tract, and which is located
in a part of the rtate adapted V'the
raising of fruit, t mall fruit and vege
tables., and where general farming will
be profitable. Central City Odd Fel
lows are setting about in a business
like manner to secure it. They have
reveral tracts in view, one or two of
them being splendidly suited for the
purpose, and they have already se
cured an option on them. Already
there is money enough in sight to pur
chase, and when the offer for Central
City goes in it is probable that it will
carry with it th donation of a sire.
Terms of District Court.
Judges Pemberton and Raper have
agreed upon the following terms of
district court for the various counties
comprising the First judicial district,
the first and third dates to
Gage county Februarv 1:
: -ffe'-on county February
-'i : May
Ju ue 7;
i 21: September 21
j November S.
Nemaha county .March
j H ; November 20.
: Pawnee county February 2:1;
j 7: September 27.
j Richardson county Februarv
May 17; On oner IS. .
Gotnenburg Banker Injured.
S. L. Bursen. president of the Goth
enburg National tank, started to drive
to Farnam Monday. When about half
way over on the J. G. Piersol place
his team ran away and threw him
out or the buggy over the dashboard
find as he had the lines over his
j f.houlder the team pulled him about
: one Hundred yards, badlv bruisiug h:s
ta. ,,hc.u,arr. ; . . ... , .
, I " - '' i'i " ijn y i i iiuil-
ing him internally.
ws and Notes
Laurel has organized a commercial
K. C. Burkett will start a newspa
per at Norfolk.
Fire destroyed the home of T. M.
Lawler at Alliance.
Plans have been comnleted for a
new bank at Arlington. ;;
Arapahoe will have a farmers' in-i
stltute Janary 4 and 3. i
Trenton had a $3,000 fire during the ;
week with $3,300 Insurance.
The Falls City chautauqua will opeif
July 24 and close August 1. !
The Cedar County News has raised
Its subscription price to $1.30 ir
There is much complaint of the;
grippe from every portion of ihej
A movement will be madi? to take
the kinks out of Waboo creek near j
F. C. Holbert will erect a new busi-j
ness building at Plain view. It will he
' 23x90. '
Citizens of L'ehling want a ditch to
drain the Logan valley in the vicinit
of that town.
C. W. McCabe lost his home near
Hartington by lire. He es-tininte his
loss at $700.
Five burglars were sent during the
pat week from Jefferson county to
- Articles of incorporation of tun
', Holdree hav-
' preparations ror observins
thw!ekJf J':"a-vekr next week'
' Dowl,uS has gone Into part-
nersnin wltb-W. V. Allen in the law
buslns t Madison, and the firm will
be known as A11n Dowling.
Tne annual institute of the farmers
m the vicinity of Wisner will be held
at that P,aee on January 13 and 16.
Leigh's handsome new school build
ing is about completed and will be
ready for occupancy -the . first of the
Guy Spurrier has purchased the M.
Byall farm in Dawes county for $1S,
000, $10,000 cash, the balance on two
C. A. Snyder killed a large gray
wolf in Johnson county one day dur
Ing the week. They are very plentiful
in that section.
The store of M. II Alderman at
Newman Grove suffered & loss by Are
during the .week- Axel Johnson's home
was also damaged by fire.
A sheriX sale of lumber at Ft.
I $4 ir There were 30.C0 fet of it
lland $t was soid"for freight."
The material for the new steel
' brid to be built oxer the Cedar went
of Primrose, has arrived. Its construe
Hon ill be commenced at once.
1 u.n Daggett of Salem, got his foot
so seriouslv mixed up in the tnachin
erv cf an electric light plant that he
had to have the member amputated.
' Tho countv judge of York county
I has appointed K. R. Kos.-iter guardian
or his rather. George Rossiter. who
has been rendered incompetent by iM
! John Wineri of RicharJon county
i sold two or three days ago forty fat
' steers to a Kansas stock dealer for
$7 per hundred. The cattle averaged
j about eleven hundred.
Mr. Christ!, the O'Neill fruit man
; and J. B. Menuey. both agree that tht
sandy uplands of northwest Nebraska
will become known as the home of the
apple tree in time.
Jefferson county will receive
$2S3.26 inheritance tax from the cs
tae of John Warren, who llvel at
reatr!ce but who owned considerable
land around Fairbury.
The high diving dog owned by P.
E. Kryger. at Nellgh. was accidentally
poisoned two or throe days ago and
farce very near dying. Prompt, reme
dies, however, saved him. ;
Edwin Andrews has sold to C. L
France a quarter section of land in
Otoe county for Sli.n.io. .jr. Andrew.-,
also sold to Warren Andrews another
quarter section for $10,300.
The Genoa Times i -i I about a man
who is being sue-d for divorce. The
grounds are that he set a steel tra
in his trousers pocket. hnriR the gar
ment on the bedpost and went to bed.
He caught his wife before midnight
It is reported that eighty a-rs of
land on the bluffs north of Fremont
have been sold by E. . T. Ierby tc
Rasmus Johnson at about $113 per
acre. the. price including taxes.
Nothing has been heard from the
notorious "automobile" bank robler
wbo so sucessfully robbed the bankt
at GIblon and Keene last Friday
morning and at. Orcseo Saturdav
morning. All sorts of stories regarding
the affair have been published but tii
clew which throws any light on th
matter has been brought to light.
: Fred Henriehs and H. F. Iilythe. o!
l)iller are shipping cattle from Colo
rado to feed on their farms near tht
One hundred and lifty new mem
bers were taken into the Woolme-.
camp at Holdrege Tuesday night. Tu
attendance upon thi occasion from
'surrounding towns was very large
there Iwing something like 3'i visit
ing Woodmen. A banquet was sej-veo
The creamery industry of this state
has made a remarkable growth durin;
the past rive years, and has adde:
many thousands of doilars to th
ircalth of the farmers. The Beatrice
Creamery Co. has built up a wonder
fill business in this line and ships Ne
hraska butter into the principal mar
k-ts of the worb.
Round Trip Rates
Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday
Ruti Limit 25 Day1
Whe-t tie whent is gathered, tako
a trip to tiie cixirtry of Icw-pricvd
lamln. ami s e what is offered to
you thoie. Ask for particulars
and l.t . : ..;i:'v.
ttuh Norton, fluent
M. P. Kailwav.
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IT'S VERY UNUSUAt
to see such handsome turnout? -
goes from Manspeaker'a Uve-y
stable. Our rigs are up-to-jrfsite.
our carriages are swell in tjty!"
and comfortable to ride inJ a:d
our horses are always v'll
groomed, well dressed and W-'ll
fed. When you want a !jri'e
come to Manspeaker's for toJr
turnout. . i
Jonc-s' Old Livery Earn
Serenth 4 Main SU. Plattnoth. ?N' b. .
j v ri T i
iw- -Iha hud to Kj K i
icrate some exorasa for th atst
commantlon of sentence.
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