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DAKOTA CITY, NEBRASKA.
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OfeContliiuation of tho Homer Ilorald.
NEATLY AND PROMPTLY C;::3
DAKOTA CITY, NEB., SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 1904
WORLD'S DAILY NEWS
CAREFULLY COLLECTED AND
DYNAMITE AT RACES
PANIC . IN BETTING RING
Three PerioM Injured It la Sap
. Mltd Cmna XVmrm Thrown lntn
. Enclosure to Cronus Paalo and
Make Easy Robber.
, By the explosion of some - dynamite
. cap, and in the panic that followed it,
. three persons wer injured Thursday af-
ternoon at tho Hawthorne race track,
-. Chier.go. .
: It I ttnniWMMl thil th . mm wan
thrown on the floor of .the betting ring
with the idea of creating a panic, during
. .which the cash boxes of the bookmaker
, might be robbed. An attempt waa made
.. to rob one bookmaker, but it failed.
ifl8 iniunfl arc. rattle wimama. urr
I . . nrtin ' .
. foot lacerated; Mitchell Bruno, right foot
lacerated; A. M. Gill, received a severe
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c' wlf WUUIFU, OIIU WM UUUiJ uruincu ill
me imuic in iue niig, V
' None of the injured are seriously hurt.
' The first explosion was canned by Wil-
Hams, who, while walking tbrough the
It exnloiinl ' tenrfngr nfT im t.tirA sbiM
the noor witu a cry, end jwrstantly there
. was a shout that an insane man was
discharging his revolver at random. Im
mediately there was a wild panic, and
, while the bookmakers, seizing their cash
boxes, "bent low in their booths, the
crowd rushed across to the south aide of
; the ring in an effort to escape. Just as
" tha tMb ' till thmn. Bn.nV.oJ .1.1. .1.1
, . of. ffie ring somebody trod on another
cap, and the crowd bore back to the
olace whare it hod started nn the first
..run, McGill was knocked down during
this rush and was trampled upon.
i a imra explosion took place some
, minute after the panic had been allayed.
,It occurred just beneath a chair ou which
Bruno was sitting, and threw him to the
floor, and a portion of the cap striking
his foot, tore it badly.
- ! ; While the -excitement was at its
height a man made au effort to grab the
casn box of a bookmaker doing business
- under the name of the Chicago Club. He
was knocked down by a clerk and ran
' away before be could be arrested.
T . a search of the betting ring, made af-
: ter the injured had beeu removed, re
vealed a number of capa lying about the
There is no clew to the identity of the
person who placed them there.
TO FIQHT LAWLESSNESS.
" .Vigilance Committee of Sarpy Cani
ty, Neb., Incorporates.
An incorporated vigilance committee
ha made its appearance for the first
time iu the history of Nebraska, says a
Lincoln special. The Sarpy County Mu-
. 'tual Protective association has been or-
jganlzed, with no capital, to protect the
members from theft and lawlessness.
iThe executive committee may levy ssch
puma as are made necess try by the dep
recations oi thieve and criminals. The
Incorporator are: August Leaders, A.
Ifc Lund, J. M. Ward, N. C. Snider, J.
M. Martin, James Taunehill, Charles
Leader, J. L. Sutter and W. II. Fase.
DIES BEFORE HIS WIFE,
Am low Man Call Woman to See
Calling his wife into the back yard and
bidding her witness bis act, M. S. Boody,
Jt prominent speculator and stockman of
XUdora, la., placed a pistol to hi head
'. A Mt.lti 1.. . i 3 . .
mm yuiira 1UB integer, ocuuiug a Diuiei
crashing through the brain. He died al
' The cause of the trouble ia supposed to
hav been domestic trouble, coupled with
SHAREHOLDERS HARD HIT,
Hundred Per Cent Assessment A
gainst Grlnnell Bank Stock.
A Washington. D. C. sneclal un:
The first report of the receiver of the
First National Bank of Grlnnell, la.,
was filed with the comptroller of the cur
The comptroller authorizes the state
ment that owing to the great amount of
Xorgcd paper among the assets an assess.
meut against the shareholder is neces-
1 uw urcu It F 1111 ,
Oil Field on Fire.
A me-.age from Jennings, La., at 1 p.
a. Thursday, says three oil well. ar nn
-fire and five others are in dano-er. Thn
seemed to be little hope of saving the
peia rrom total destruction, although ev
ery effort wbs made.
Great wuhosti ou Baata Fe.
San Bernardino, Cat., dispatches an
nounce that the worst washouts ever ex.
perlenced by the Santa F Railway have
-occurred on the desert east of Bagdad
The extent of the damage is not known,
put is very serious.
Sioax City Stock Market.
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City stock market follow: Stockers and
-feeder. V.mt3.M. Hogs. 5.105.25.
Car Mechanics Oult.
At Kast Ht. Ixuis. 111., one hnndn-n
Wnlon car mechanics employed at the
packing house quit work Thursday in
mpathy with the strfkinc butchAri .!
.meat cutters and other unions belonging
jto the allied trade.
I A Sensational Report.
Advices from Las Falmas, Canary Isl
ands, state: Fishermen report three
jBusalan cruisers coaling from the Oer
ja.au steamer Valesia at Cap Jdby, off
Ith coast of Morocco.
TO SETTLE STRIKE.
Chicago City Aathnrltle Will
new Their KlToris. '
The Chicago city authorities are to
make a second effort to settle the stock
yards strike. ( - . ,
At a meeting of the 'city council Wed
nesday night a re-olution was passed em
powering Mayor Harrison, to appoint a
iumittee of eleven aldermen, who are to
make it their business to bring about a
U'tl lenient. '
There was some opposition to the res
ilution, and a number of the aldermen
(W-lared that In their opinion the mult
would be nothing.
The resolution, however, was passed,
and the committee appointed by the may
or. .-. , , j '
.Invitations were at once sent to the
leaders of the strikers and to the em
ployers, luvitiug them to meet the mem
bers of the committee Thursday.
The aldermantc committee ha not
mapped oat, any particular program, but
Intenda to see what it can do after it has
Utttened to the statements for bo h slde
Judge Brentano on Weduesday issned
au Injunction restraining the city from
interfering with the lodging of nou-uuiou
employe iu the packing houses. The city
announced au appeal would be taken to
the appellate court.
The packers resumed the Importation
of strike breakers on a large scale. Seven
carloads arrived over the Erie and two
carloads were brought in over the Motion
colored women strike breakers
left Wednesday morning claiming they
hod deserted. The packers, however, as
serted the work of the women Was unsat
isfactory and they were discharged.
A fire of unknowu origin In the glue
factory of Armour & Co. caused a loss of
The joint council or the teamsters nn
Ion met Wednesday niffht to consider
the advisability of granting further aid
to the sympathetic strike upon which the
stock yards teamsters entered some time
ago with tho idea of aiding the butchers,
who had gone out. Tho meeting wns
long, lasting until a late hour, and the
arguments were at times very heated. It
was finally decided to take no action rel
ative to the strike, beyond what has been
taken, and an application made by the
striking butchers for additional aid was
passed over insil-".ice.
A STRANGE SUICIDE.
Lincoln, Neb., Man End Life When
Pleasure Trip ia Spoiled.
Despondent becauso thieves had stolen
$101, his savings for many months, and
he could not see the St. Louis fair. Jo-'
seph Rice, a waiter at Bennett's lunch
counter, at Lincoln, Neb., took morphino
and waa discovered Tuesday morning in
a lireles condition, rhysiciaus worked
for several hours to restore conscious
ness, but their efforts were unavailing.
Rice died at 11 o'clock. He was scarce
ly more than 21 years of age. His pa
rent live at Edgar.
The money stolen was secreted in
Rice' room and was taken several weeks
ago. Efforts to find the guilty ones were
unsuccessful, and Rice at last saw that
his proposed trip to the fair would have
to be abandoned. After finishing his
work Monday night he went to his room
and took a dose of morphine.
"BLACK HAND" VICTIM.
New York Italian Murdered for Re
vealing Secret to the Police.
Salvatore Bossoto, aged 18, wa shot
and killed ia his father's restaurant at
New York by Carlo Rossato, aged 35,
Wednesday, because he had disclosed to
the police the secrets of the alleged
"black hand." His father waa knocked
down and choked into insensibility by the
boy's slayer, who then ran down the
street, followed by a great mob.
A thousand Italians later attacked the
Elizabeth Street police station, and would
have killed the murderer but for the ar
rival of reserve police, after three offi
cer had been injured.
The police say the murder was delib
erately planned by an organized gang,
who sent to Toronto for Rosntti, he ar
riving at New York Tuesday night. Bos
soto was an enemy of organized gangs.
PANIC IN COTTON PIT.
Due to Failure of One of the Lead
ing- Flnna at New Orleans.
A notlo was posted on the cotton ex
change at New Orleans Wednesday
morning thot H. F. Poge & Co., cotton
brokers, one of the most important firms
on 'change,, was unable to moet calls for
The announcement threw the trading
ring Into the wildest confusiou. Iu an
instant the prices soared, as traders en
deavored to buy cotton to protect them
selves. October and December, within
a minute's time, went to 31 and 32
Million Dollar Loss.
A special from Tony, Wis., says: Fur
ther reports from cruisers returning
from the forests Indicate damage to
standing timber tbrough the northeast
portion of Gates County amounting to
$1,04)0,000. Not a single tree stands iu
the puth of the storm.
F.leven Persons Injured.
A St. Louis and San Francisco passen
ger trulu collided with a westbound
freight near Sarcoxle, Mo., early Wed
nesday. Eleven persons were injured,
none, it Is believed, futaily.
Owes Half a Million.
The German-American Bank, the old
est financial institution in Sidney, O.,
was Wt-duexday placed In the hands of
receiver, the bank being unable to
meet obligations as they became due. It
liabilities ure $.km,000; aHt. Xl'OO.OOO.
Predicts Two-Dollar Wheat.
Junu A. I' lit leu, one of the heaviest
operator iu Chicago, just back from a
personal iuspectiou of the Minnesota,
Manitoba iul m lie it fields of the Dako-
tas, say be bt lit res wlieut will go to $2.
$30,000 PURSES AND PREMIUMS
Interstate Live fctoek Fair at Sioux
City, la., Kept. G to 10, Inclusive.
Sioux City is. making great prepara
tions for the entertainment of a large
crowd of people which,- it. is expected,
will attend the Interstate Live Stock
Fair to be held Sept. 5 to 10, inclusive.
Thirty thousand dollars iu premiums will
be distributed. .The railroads have con
futed to make a half fare rate, and on
some of the daye will run special trains.
In ennuecton with the fair visitor will
r given an opportunity to see the Patter-soti-Brainerd
Carnival Company, which
roiwiHts of Blackman' Glass Blower,
Professor Frank, In Hiudoo mystery,
with all the late oriental tricks; the Lou
don Ghost Show, Fire and Serpentine
Dances, Electric Fountain, the Edison
Klnodrome, and various other act and
performances. . They have also Just com
pleted arrangements with the Intrepid
Death Defier, Carlo, who performa the
Barnum & Bailey feature which It is
claimed is several stunts better than loop
Ihe loop. He indeed loopsa loop that hasa
gap of about twenty feet iu IU It ia de
cidedly the most dangerous stent ever
Lvery 1 day during the race various
acts will be performed in front of the
amphitheater; among these will be Diver
Johnson, who dive from a 100-foot lad-
! der into a almllow tank. The lia-ht-
winged flying Dunbars, the marvelous
Kinsners', equilibrists; the Oliphans,
comical Parisian eccentriques, and thu
trolley car trio.
. Lovers of speed trials should bear iu
mind that there will be seveii big trot
ting races, seven pacing races and eleven
running races, and in addition forty ama
teur horses in a new relny race ten-mile
dash. Some of these races are for $1,000
purses. Eshlbitiou speed trials will also
1C priven bv the celebrated fire team.
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v.oruett and Sullivan.
Large premiums are offered for stock
exhibits, agricultural, orchard, house
household, dairy, poultry and other kin
dred exhibits. The management antlel
pates the finest exb.bition of liv stock
ever gotten together In the West.
Autoists will be Interested to know that
preparations have been made for three
big automobile races, in which the swift
est machines made will test their speed
on one of the fastest tracks in the covin
TO LOOSE GREAT FLOOD.
Attempt to Blow Up Keservoli
Gates Bloodhound on the Trail.
Early Tuesday an attempt was made
to blow out with dynamite the gates at
Mary's reservoir atetnoiu etaoni aoiu
the head of St. Mary' reservoir at St,
Mary'a O. .The report of the explosion
waa heard for miles.
There are many who consider the res
ervoir a menace to the surrounding farms,
The attempt was made at 1 o'clock
Tuesday morning. If It had blown out
the entire bulkhead and opeued -the 'flood
gates hundreds of lives would have beeu
lost. Although a large amount of dyua
mite was used the bank was not broken
so as to give way. Bloodhounds or
with those in search of the dynamiters,
The reservoir is the largest in the world,
and the city is lower than the water, so
that intense exaitemeut exists.
FLOODS IN ARIZONA.
Great Damage Has Oooured
Ashfork, Ariz., advices state: The flood
of Monday has caused the greatest wash'
outs ever suffered by the Atchison, Tope-
ka and Santa Fe Railroad in Arizona
Six hundred feet of rond has been de
stroyed between Yucca and Havilaud.
Bridges, large and small, have been car
ried away, and the entire country be
tween Kingman, Ariz., and Needles, Cal.,
has been flooded.
The water is still rushing over the
tracks and great damage ha occurred at
MAKE A GOOD HAUL.
Robber Hold Up a Pennsylvania
Paymaster and Grt $ 3,000,
Four masked men held up Paymaster
White, of the Durke Construction Com
pauy, on the road near Peterson, N. J.,
and robbed bira of $5,000,
The paymoster, accompanied by two
other men, was on the way to the office
of the company, driving iu a buggy,, when
four men, one an American, masked
completely, and three Ita'laus, wearing
blue goggles, came out of the woods. The
American first shot the horse, and then
the paymaster was relieved of his caifh.
Mrs. Mayhriclt Arrives.
The United States transport Sumner
and Kilpatrick arrived at San Juan, P.
R., Tuesday with the Porto Rlcan school
teacher who for the past two moDths
have beeu visiting universities of Har
vard, Cornell and other educational in
stitution. The teacher were greeted
by an immense crowd. ,
Good are Seized.
Extensive violation of the customs
laws have been unearthed at San Fran
cisco by customs inspectors, who searched
the United States transport Solace,
which arrived last Friday from Manila,
Guam and Honolulu. Forty-one seizures
were made, amounting to the value of
several thousand dollars.
Win ihe First Prize.
1 ue name of tho first person to draw
at the Fort Totten reservation laud lot
tery at Devils Lake, N. I)., ia Brut S.
Warren, of Forest River, N. D., aged
Sea Wall Protect Galveston.
The completion of the Galveston, Tex.,
tea wall, the greatest structure of its kind
in the world, was celebrated by running
excursions from different parts of ths
state to Galveston. Cov. Lauham wa
present aud made an eulogistic address.
riritlsli Gunboat Wrecked.
A St. Johns, N. F., special say that
the British gunboat Columbine, one of
the vessels of the squadron petroling the
Newfoundland coast fisheries, struck on
a rock iu Snook's arm, Green Bay,
STATE OF NEBRASKA
NEWS OF THE WEEK IN A CON.
Apple May Prove kxpenslve Wo
man Shoot at Three Roys Hue
band Slashea Neighbor with Knlfs)
for Referring to It.
A very serious shooting affray took
place at the Cook farm west of Ravenua
a few days ago, which waa again brought
to mind by a catting affray recently.
Monday last Frank Kotel, a farmer liv
ing near the Cook farm, was passing
near that place and climbed over the
fence to get an apnle. He had no soou
er entered the orchard than he wa
scared by the discharge of a shotgun by
Mr. Cook, whom he had not seen before.
He ran aud was not Injured. Soon after
three boys, Harry Jungles, Frank Myers
and Robert Holmes, who were working
with a thrrJjer, passed thf Cafik farm
and stopped i$ get an apple. They had
gone a short distance in the orchard
when they were startled by the discharge
Of a shotgun aud Holmes fell. Jungles
ran to his assistance and as ho passed
within fifteen feet of Mrs. Cook she shot
at him, but missed. All three boys were
quite seriously Injured by the first shot,
and as soon as Holmes recovers they in
tend filing complaint against Mrs. Cook.
Saturday Mr. Cook went to the farm of
Mr. Hunker to secure the services of
Hunker Bros.' thresher. During the con
versation Mr. Hunker referred to the
hooting affray and Mr. Cook became
m enraged at the mention of it that he
drew a kuife and attacked Hunker with
It, inflicting a slight wound across Hunk
jr's nbd jpeu, A,1J parties concerned are
pi Juilueut farmer.
BIG ROBBERY AT CHADRON.
Woman Attacked and Four Thou
aand Dollar Taken from Her.
The house of ill repute conducted by
Mae JobnsoA at Chadron, was entered
through a window by two masked men.
Mhta Joh$.ti wHt In the hall and called
out to km as there wheu nn
inn wa !VJS around her aud the
fobber wiTWI"1 ''oilier hand choked her
o she could, . make an outcryy while
the other mart robbed her of $4,000 In
greenbacks which she had In au Inside
pocket of her drew skirt.
The men then went out of the back
loor, leaving Miss Johnson so stunned
die was hardly able to call for help. As
oon as poiwilile the police were called,
tut the robbers had made good their es
cape for the time. No one but habitues
f the place, It. is thought, could have
lone the deed, and the sheriff and city
authorities are conducting a thorough
earch. Miss Johnson has offered a $500
CAUGHT HOG. THIEVES.
Ranchman Find Two Hired Hand
B. M. Barbea, whose rauch is two and
i nn it mues sun in or Hloomlnirton. no.
ticed for the Inst two months that some
of bia hogs were bciBg stolen. He placed
a constant watch on his ranch and Snt
urday night his vigil was rewarded.
Accompanied by the sheriff he kept
watcu all night and about 4 o'clock in
Ihe morning observed two of bis hired
hands, brothers, loading a wagou with
vouwg shoats. He and the sheriff head
ed off the team, which was being driven
into Kansas by one of the thieves. They
arrested the thieves, who are now In tho
couuty jail for safe keeninir.
Mr. Barber claims he has lost over lOrt
shoat during the last two mouths. These
two brothers are supposed to be a part of
a gang wno make this a regular business.
WAS NOT MURDERED.
Jame Hanallp, of Deo itur, Victim
of Heart Disease.
ine reported murder at Decatur of
James llanslip by being choked to death
ny Arthur tngllxb waa proven at the
coroner's inquest to have been a mistake,
ana mat iiansiip death was due to
Dr. Nesbit, of Tekamah, was called to
conduct the autopsy, which showed con
clusively that the heart wa much enlarg
ed and fatty.
nansiip and English had a quarrel
over a horse trade. Hanslin became
enraged, struck at English and fell to the
Boor, dying instantly. Four witnesses
were present when the quarrel occurred.
The coroner's jury exonerated Kiivll.li
from all blame.
JUDGE SOAKS BRUTAL FATHER
Given Three Month In Jail
Abusing Hla Daughter.
T I X- l . . ...
-oue. a farmer living nun-
Kosclaud, was brought before (Vimitv
Judge Dungan at Hastings ou the
charge of assault and battery. The
charges were filed fcy his wife for cruel
ly beating their 15-year-old ilnil,i,.r
evidence in the case brought out the fact
that Mr. Nolle bad forced his daughter
to work iu the harvest field while he sat
around and took it easy. Last r.aturday
the defendant flew Into a violent rage
and struck the girl and then chased her
almut the farm with a pitchfork. He
was found guilty and sentenced to three
months iu the county jail.
Named for Legislature.
E. I. Voter, of Laurel waa iiumiimtofl
by the Republicans for representative
from the Niuteenth district at the ,n.
venlion at Itaudolph. The district is
composed of the comities of Cedar and
Old Soldier to Meet at r.l.in
A Sidney special says: The old soldiers
of this section of Iowa Villi meet at their
sixteenth annua) reunion at Kivertoii.
The reunion will last four days, begin!
liiug Tuesday. A good program has been
prepared for each day.
Child Drowned In Well.
The 2-year-old sou of John F..oi. ..f
Greeley Center, was drowned Monday Iu
a well. The father had aoue to tntt-n
two miles distant aud the mother was
Kwerles to suve her child. Tim litil,.
one in some way removed one of Hie
board on tho platform aud fell through.
Grave Goes to Kansas.
J. A. Graves, alias J. A. Kiel nlis list.
aliaa J, A. Middh tou, who has just com
pleted a jail sentence at Beatrice tt.r
talniug money under false pretense, was
ascn to ioia, ivau., Thursday
LONELY LIFE COMES TO END. t
Found Unconscious In HI Hut and
Never Rallied. .
-.Mike- Aictourt, an eccentric o!
bachelor living alone a short dint mice ou
of Table Rock, died at tl:05 a. m. Tues
day after an Illness of a few days, aged
Mweeu 05 and "0 years. He suffered
greatly in his latter moment until he
A few days since he was found nn
conscious lying on the ground near his
hut, was assisted to the house and was
soon better and thought to be able to lie
left alone. A day or two later he wa
found unconscious on (he floor, where he
had supposedly fallen In a paralytic
stroke. He had a bad bruise on his head,
which gave rise to a suspicion In the
minds of a few that he had been foully
dealt with, but It Is generally thought the
Injury was sustained by his falling to the
He wa very eccentric and miserly and
was generally supposed to have hi
wealth hid or buried about the premises.
which will likely be thoroughly searched
BOY FIRED FATAL SHOT.
Fire at Sign on Fence and Kill
" ' Man In Field.
Frank Ithodes, the man shot through'
the back at the Eugburg place near Fre
mont. Is dead.
Arthur Cnuaga, a Ill-year-old boy.
cnipe ta the sheriff's cilice at Fremont
and in a broken voice and with tear
streaming down his face confessed that
he probably fired the fatal shot. Tho
boy said: "I saw a ign nailed to a post
on the fence at the west side of the corn
Held, and I fired at that. I didn't hit It,
ami tne millet went into the cornfield.
guess that was the bullet that struck
Ithodes. I looked at the com field when
I aimed at the sign and couldu' see any-
j ne coroner s jury brought iu a ver
dict that the death of the deceased wa
caused by a bullet fired by Cauaga
while shooting at a mark, without any
intent or hitting Khoilcs, aud that Cana
ga did not know that Rhodes was with
iu range. . -
DOMESTIC BURNED TO DEATH
Voting Girl Who Start Fire With
Kerosene Meet Common Fata,
Miss Henrietta Staak, a domestic in
the employ of A. F. Kendall, of Syra
cuse, was fatally burned by au explosion
or coal oil. Miss Staak had built a fire
In the kitchen stove as It did not burn
wen she took a can containing a gallon
of oil and commenced to put the oil ou the
fire, when an explosion occurred. Her
clothing was saturated by the burning
oil. Mr. Kendall heard the girl's scream
and hastened to her assistance, extlu
guishlng the flames, but. not before she
wns terribly burned ou the body, face and
arms. Her Injuries were attended by a
physician, but ahe died. Her entire body
had been burned and in many places the
flesh fell off the bones. Inhalation of
tne neat ciinsed her death.
SERIOUS BLAZE AT HASTINGS
Implement Stock and Second-Hand
At an. early hour Monday fire at Hast
ings destroyed the N. F. Dam roil two
story brick building and damaged the
nerpolsiielmer Implement Company1!
stock to the extent of about 50 tier cent.
The building was valued at $5,000 and
Hubert Tressnelder's second hand store
was almost completely d.-wtroyed. No In
The fire broke out In the Herpolshelm
er rooms at 2:U0 In the morning and bad
a big headway liefore It was discovered.
It took four streams of water and thre
hours of hard fighting to extinguish th
names. Ihe origin of the lire is unknown.
Preacher Skip Out With Dootor'a
Wife at Broken Bow.
Church and social clrclea at Broken
Bow have been set agog by the elopement
of Rev; H. P. Morris and Mrs. Clinton
Day. Morris was the pastor of the
First Baptist church aud Mrs, Day I
the wife of the beat known physician of
Broken Bow. She was a member of Mr.
Morris' church aud one of the most active
or bis flock.
Up to the time Morris began paying
his attentions to her, Mrs. Day' bore au
excellent reputation. . Friend of Mr.
Day maintain that the preacher . must
nave hypnotized her. Dr. Day 1 brok
en-hearted over the elopement.
C A MP IS DESERTE D.
Tent Fall Promptly at Firing of
A David City dispatch ay: The
nrlng or u cannon uromutlv at (I nVlncb
Tuesday morning waa the siguul aud ev
ery tent or the First Nebraska on Camp
Victor Vifquain fell to the ground. Iu a
few minutes after the cannon's roar ev
ery tent of the Second Nebraska fell. In
a short time fifteen drays were busy
loading and hauling the baggage, aud
the various companies were marching to
the different depots.
During the forenoon the soldiers left
on regular nnd special trains, and on
or two companies did not get out of the
city until evening.
Mullen I Dismissed.
Al Mullens, who on Aug. 11 was ar
rested by Sheriff Hansen, of Dakota
County, on the charge of disposing of
mortgaged property, filed against him by
Mike Waters, u banker at Hubbard, ha
been releuiied from the county Jail, the
matter having beeu settled by Mullens'
relative to the satisfaction of the
bunker. ' -
Severn Storm at Fremont.
The Thomas Fox house at Fremont
was struck by lightuiiig durinir a In,,,
thunder iiihI rain storm earlv Knmln.
morning. The building was sliakei.
and a bed ou which one of the Fox chil-
ircii was sleeping was set on fire. It
was easily extinguished
Dakota City Girl Burned.
Miss Clara Ilerger, daughter of Gustav
Berger, of Dakota City, mot with a pain
ful accident. She was using a patent
gasoline clothes iron, when the top ef the
iron came off und the blaze of the gaso
line struck her on the hand and In th
face, burning her quite bardly.
Boy Drown In River.
Alvin Walworth, aged 14 year, onTy
son of George K. A'al worth, of Edgar,
was drowned whll swimming i tB
Blue. Other boy vilh him aw him go
dowu, but efforts to rescue him failed.
Th labor nnlou of Plattsmouth will
give their second annual picnic Sept. 5.
Martin. Schleicher' blacksmith ahop al
Fremont caught fire nnd was badly dam
aged. Schleicher's loss is about $150.
Walter B. McNeill, of North Platte,
wa nominated for congress by th Dem
ocrats of the Sixth Nebraska district.
Th Gage County Teachers' Institute
opened In Beatrice Mouday for ou week
with about 1(10 teachers In attendance.
A valuable horse belonging to Kilpat
rick brothers, which had been driven to
Beatrice, dropped dead on the street of
m The dry spell at Beatrice waa broke
Mouday evening by a timely rain, which
will be of great benefit to corn and crop
of all kinds.
. Report on wheat around Norfolk how
tht it will be a very poor crop and run
no inoreLon an average, thau 10 bushel
to the acre.
Burglar broke Into four resilience at
Nebraska City; aud secured about $75
la moucy, a gold watch and several other
article of value.
II. P. Low rev. a snrdeuer of Grand
Island, thinks he ha the record broke
on cabbages. ..He brought one to tht city
weighing 20 pound. -
At Sutton tho thermometer ha ranged
np to 100 degree in the shade for several
days past Corn Is standing it 111 waiting
for a much needed aiu.
The Palisade mill wo strnck by light
niug nnd completely destroyed by fire.
Th property wa owned by W. R. Cum
mins, of Palisade, and covered with little
or no lnsnrniie. . , - .
At Seward the tvmneratnr was lM
on Sunday aud on Mouday It was still
on me ascend
Korn i making a won-1 scuooi iuua, tnereoy aaaing to tne trens
A heavy rain with hail . oror'e ability to care for Mwly issued
cooled the atmosphere on Mouday even
Floyd Mitchell, who wa killed bv a!
train ou the Union Pacific at Council
Bluff Monday, wan for some time a res.
Idcnt of Fremont, having recently re
moved to Council Bluffs. 11 waa about
60 year of ag. ., -.. " j
further report from the urrotindlnit
country show that th center of the hail
storm wa in Graud Island, and that but
little damage, waa done, while the rain
wa of great benefit to a much target
BFcciou inau was visited by hail.
Th factory of the Lamr Cannln aiuf
Preserving Compauy at Beatrice openeT)
for the season Tuesday with a force ol
aDout lou men and women. The corn
pack will first be taken care of and later
tomatoes, pumpkin aud apple. , . i
A nice rain fell at Greeley, accompa-l
nled by heavy wind. The lint
of the past fow day I doing wonders foi '
tne late corn and good crop ts prom-
Irxl. Considerable small grain I being
threshed from the shock suit m.rW.t 7
Burglar ransacked the home of Mrs. JT,
W. Reiber at Nebraska Oitv M.mrH..
night while member of the family were "Kluhrft" to the granting ef this certifi-' N'
sbaent. Nothing of value was secured. cat nd tbe consequence was that better '
Toe robbers made au effort to break Into BTrf wortc wa on The number ,
the home of L. V. Utterback, but were ' certificate will exceed by far the .
frightened away. j number issued last year, although the u -
. Monday was closing day of the Central Prituderit I not yet able to give the .
Nebraska Chautauqua, which had beajmc fiur"' '' 'V' :' --'-f- ":t-,yy-running
at Fullertou ten daya and the 1 ' ' '
management is highly pleased at the out.
come. Fully 6,000 people wer on th
grounds on Sunday and all pronounced
the program excellent.
Saturday afternoon fire destroyed th
ru on tne farm of Sirs. Ueor-e An.
drews, two mile north of Syracuse, can,
lug a loss of more than HI HO wltK M
insurance, lnree head of horses, a num.
her of vehicle and a quantity of grain
and hay waa destroyed. s
A distressing accident occurred to th
5 year-old son of Henry Llttleman, a
farmer living a few miles southwest of
Leigh. Saturday. The child was nnht
Iu the tumbling shaft of a corn sheilet
ana oerore help could reach It the ma
chine had drawn the child In aud made aa
ugly wound on the right thigh.
Police Officer Waddick, of Graud 11
ind, ran in one Burns, who wa several
year ago sent to the nenitsntlsrv Ch
the larceny of a lot of silk from the store
of P. Martin & Co. No gaaver offense is
charged against Burns than drunkenness,
but it is the determination of the police
department to make Grand' Island un
comfortable for this das of men.
hut might have been a serious cataa.
Iropau occurred at the German Lutheran
rhurU at Battle Creek during th even
ing service Sunday. Some of the pipes
carrying gasolln for the lighting of th
church begau to leak and finally jecma
ignited. The congregation. numbeHa-
over 200, rushed from the building Is
uusie, out were soon recalled by th as
surance that all danger was passed.
. Max Spahr. who was sent to th t.
penitentiary from Norfolk for a thre
years' term to pay the penalty for cut
ting the throat of a uearro from ear ti
ear with Intent to kill and rob, after hav
ing beeu paroled by Gov. Mlckev.
:nped from his parole and ha been re
nrnud to the penltentiarv bv ShaH
Clements, of Madison, having been lo
cated in Pennsylvania through tho gncy
of n sweetheart.
The St. Paul Canniue- Com ninT nrian.
ed It new factory in St Paul Monday
afternoon with a trial run that pre red
entirely atlfactory. The plant 1 auip
cd with the latest improved mathimry
and appliances in every respect and th
company hts the satisfaction of catering
upon a vlgorou corn caunlug campaign
wim everyiuiug running smoothly and an
abundant supply of good corn. The daJi
capacity of the factory is 40.000, cans.
The sixty pairs of new shoes which
were fouud last week hid In the sloe dt
a bluff between Plattsmouth us k.
Burlington bridge which spans tho Mis
souri Biver by some boys while hunting
wild grapes, were tumed over to James
Malone, speclsl deiectivo for the Burling
ton, by Chief of Police Fitzgerald. THa
hoes were stolen while In transit from
'liicngo. Thus far the officers have no
lew un to who the bold thieve were.
Fire destroyed the larce harn nn th.
Aii jst llelnke farm, nine miles i r
Nebraska City. Three bead of horse,
several vMiides and a larce nnnntit. r
grain and hay were consumed. The loss
s estimated at over $1,200, partly cbv
red by insurance. The oricln of th fl.
The sale of a twenty-acre tract ad
iluing the Humboldt city limits s few
a) s since from Christ Beutler to Walter
layes at a rate of $170 ner aera ln.ll. i
ait s inai Kleli
chardsou County soil Is tUl I
eu If the ruts of assewimeatl
1 too high 1 I
In demand eveu
is pronounced too high
Gov. Mickey has Issued the following
Labor day proclamation: ?'A nation'!
greatness raaybe measured by Its capa-l
city for hbor. Other elements of poweri
are supplemented to it aud only become!
Important when tho genius of toil had ,
glveu them direction. Nowhere Is pern
fectlon attained without effort. Our ow -nation,
greater than any other, ha correal
pondiugly dignified labor in many ways'
and has also set apart a special execn-1
live department which ha to do with mtl
questiou pertaining to the great army of
wage earners. Further than that nearly
all the states, Nebraska included, hare'
by legislative enactment, designated a1 .
particular day Iu recognition of labor; aal
a public tribute to the importance of toll'
and the results achieved by it. Iu obe'
dience, therefore, to the mandate of law.
and to established custom. I, Abn H.
Mickey, governor .of the State of Ne
braska, do hereby designate Monday,
Sept. 5, 1004, a Labor day, and earnest
ly requent all who toll, whether witK
hand or brain, to take a brief respite.
irora their ordinary avocation and pass
the day In such a way aa will best pro
mote their special. Intellectual and phys
Notwithstanding the dnll time which ,
have been experienced In tua atate treas
ury during the past month, tho treasurer
has managed to collect enough money in
the general fund to warrant him In mak
ing a call for $.V),000 general fund war
rnut for Aug. 20, A large percentage
of thi money will go to th Dormaneut
warrants. With the redemptlog ef war
rant 103,000, which will take place Aor. '
M, the oldest registry will be Jan. 20,
1003. Thi will leave the atate jut nine,
teen mouth and six day behind in the
payment of iu debt. Ten month ago
th atate wa more than two yean behind
m the payment of Iu debts. The expend
iture by the last legislature were larg
ir than usual, so that notwithstanding
Ihe gain In point of time the debt hovers
irouud the $2,000,000 mark. ,
State Superintendent Fowler, who ar-
rived In Lincoln Saturday afternoon af.
making a tour of the junior normals
tu wtfru section ef the state, re- .
pon T0Bt tBe work accompliabed thi
,ear far exceed .thot of 1903. , While
toc Attendance waa only slightly greater,
a lrer percentage of the 1,100 teacher
who registered for the work stared for
tne tJtn' necessary to secure certificate
wu,cn wur entitle them to credit In other
,tatt '"itutions. A rule waa establish
d this year at all of the schools that at-
euaance- ior eigne - or th - ten j
weeks of the seniou was a ore ,
Saturday Secretary Rovse. of tba atata
banking board, issued hi annual report
showing th condition of building and
loan association of th state . for the
year ending June 30, 1004. The total re
sources of the fifty-eight association
show an Increase of $873,021.02, of about
12 per ceut, bringing the total np to $0,
217,350.40. There Ms also been an in
crease of 20,608 in the number of shares,
bringing th total to 174,922. There are
23,400 shareholders, of whom 600 are
minors. Secretary Royse stated that he
wa highly pleated at th showing made
In the report.
Friday afternoon the state board of ed
ucational lands and fund met for the
consideration of an offer of $15,000 '
Keith County bridge bonds, bearing 4
per cent They were offered direotl by;
the county officials without the Intense-1
diatiou of a broker, and th offer wa
sccepted. Th bond run without option'
for six years, and thereafter $1,000 is to
be paid each year until they are paid.
The purchase leaves only $22,000 i
available cash In the permanent school
Because of a failure of the railways
to grant further harvest rates, the Ne
braska labor bureau is not supplying har
vest hands for the North Dakota wheat
fields, although it is claimed thousands
of mn are needed. It ia believed that
tho failure to grant rate I due to the'
fact that there has been yery large traf
fie to th laud openings st Bonesteel and'
Devils Lake, aud the railway managers
were fearful that the rates would en
able land seekers to evade the published
tariff. . , ,
The lands belonging to the permanent .
chool fund bringing iu a big income (or '
the schools of the state, the entire
amount being distributed from the tern
porary school fund for the benefit of all
schools in the state in proportion to the
number of scholar of school age in each,
couuty. Th iucome for the biennlum
ending Nov. 30, 1002, the only available
figure until the report for tho past fren
ulum i complied, show that the reve
nue from tbia source was $1,504,079.13.
Attorney General Trout, for Auditor
Weston, ha a brief In the state supreme -court
In which ho contends that th stat
ute of limitation has run on $288 worth
of wolf bounty claim filed by the Lincoln
Safe Deposit and Trust CompajBT fof "
Lincoln. . ,.
Elijah Filley, the superintendent of -the
live stock section of the state fair
report to S. C. Bassutt; who has general
charge of the arrangements, that he has
applications for four times more sprcn'
tlmu he ever bad before.
According to Lincoln grocer, lour at
$2 s sack Is not an Improbability to the
u.r miure. cmuuarq, Drands that have
sold as low a. $1.25 a aack are now
quoted at $1.45, an advance of 10 cents
iu two weeks. A, year ago the Mine
braud were to be had on the local mar
kt for $1.15. The grocers sky ,t
wholesalers lnal.it millers are putting r.
the price purely from speculative r .
tires. Wheat I higher than It
b,ot non of na I
t,ruxtli ,nt0 " nt t'
Mut understand w'-t r
I wis have for Jact'
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