The North Platte tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1890-1894, April 18, 1894, Image 1

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And the Leading Daily Papers.
O. Iu TXTilliaro-s'
Great lily Sa
Commencinsr Thursday, ADiii 12th, and Ending
April 23d. Beyond the shadow of a doubt this sale will
outdo any sale ever instituted in .Nebraska. It is impos
sible to mention one-tenth of the bargains we offer at
this sale, but will give a few of our prices. Kead our
prices they suit the times.
All colors and black Frederick
Arnold's Henriettas, made in Grietz,
Germany, silk finished, full 46-inch
wide; these goods are sold at $1.50
per yard, our price for this sale 92$
cents per yard.
All colors of 38-inch Henriettas
sold everywhere at GO cents, our
price 27$ cents per yard.
The best of all we will sell 36
inch suitings and 36-inch Cashmeres,
worth 40 and 50 cents, at this sale
for 20 cents per yard.
Ten pieces fancy brocaded dress
goods, regular price 20 and 25 cents,
our price for this sale 12$ cents per
All colors silk finish velveteens,
worth 65 cents, at this sale for 42$
cents per yard.
All colors silk plush sold every
where at 81.25 and 1.50, our price
at this sale 87$ cents per yard.
We have a full line in colors of
Hercules Braid, the latest novelty
for dress trimmings at 3, 6 and 8
cents per yard.
Curtain Poles, with brass fixtures
complete, worth 50 cents, our price
25 cents each.
is now in progress. Ojr stock of
these garments is admitted by la
dies who have seen them to be the
largest and most varied in the state,
and in order to supply the wants of
the people in tnis line we offer
One-Fourth 0
our regular prices, for this sale only.
All sizes ladies1 Oxford Ties pat
ent tips, regular price $1, at 7a cts
a pair at this sale.
. Full size lace curtains, worth 2,
our price 1.25 per pair.
.3.00 lacecurtain3, our price 1.75
per pair.
Chenill curtains, worth $5.00 our
price 3.00 per pair.
krc-stfocR-of laces and embroider
ies is the. largest iu the city and our
prices are always the cheapesfcr
20 dozen ladies1 fast black hose,
regular made, regular price 25 cents,
our price 15. cents a pair.
Ladies1 black hose at 6, 9 and 12$
cents, worth double the money.
Children's fast black ribbed and
seamless hose, regular price 25 cts.,
our price 15 cents. All our bicycle
hose, sizes from 6$ to 9, at 25 cts.
Ladies1 muslin night gowns at
50c. 75c and 1, the muslin alone is
worth more than we ask for the
Ladies1 gloves in black and all
colors regular price 25 cents, at this
sale for 15 cts. We also carry a
fine line of ladies1 kid gloves in
colors and tans.
1.50 ladies' Oxford ties afc fl per
pair. 2 ladies1 Oxford ties 'In tan
and black at 1.35. All our $2.50
and 3.00 ladies'-French kid Oxford
ties, the finest made,' at this-sale for
2 a pair.
Ladies1 fine shoes, patent tips,
regular 2.00 shoes for 1.35. La
dies 2.50 shoes go at this sale for.
1.95. All our 3,00 and 3.50 fine
shoes at this sale for '2.50.
Your choice of airbur 4.00 arid
4.50 ladies' kid shoes, French or
English toes, lace or button, the
finest shoe m the state, at this sale
for 3.00 a pair.
Men's calf skin shoes, lace or congress,
worth 82 00, at this sale for $1.50 per
pair. Men's $3 Bhoes at a pair.
Children's shoes at 10, 50, 60 and 75
cents a pair.
Boys1 long pants suits, sizes 10 to 18
years, worth $5.00, our price at this
sale $3.00.
Boys1 knee pants suits, sizes 4 to 13
years, worth $2.50 at this sale for $1.65.
Boys' knee pants worth 40 cents we
sell at 25 cents.
Men's outing shirts at 20, 25 and 30 eta
Boys' cheviot waists worth 50 cents,
our price 29 cents.
The only cheap store with good goons in Lincoln County.
North Platte National Bank,
Paid -up Capital,
All business intrusted to us handled promptly, carefully, and at lowest rates.
Order by telephone from Newton's Book Store.
Dr. N. McOABE, Prop. J. E. BUSH, Manager.
Successor to J. Q. Thacker.
le country ajra axong tno use oi wo union
Pacific Railway Solicited.
Ths Mmmy Happealags of Sere Days Re'
duced From Columns to Uses Erery
thlag bat Facts Eliminated For Out
Readers' CoarealeBce.
Wednesday April 11.
Clemens Higley, 24 years old, was kicked
to death by a horse at Lafayette, Ind.
He was to be married the next day.
M. Armbrnster and Son, scenic painters,
secured an attachment on the scenery of
the Tide of Life company at Columbus, O.
The John Scott legacy medal and prem
iam was awarded to John T. Wilken, a
Connersville, Ind., mechanical engineer,
for his method of generating and planing
eycloidal surfaces.
The schooner Lottie Cooper was wrecked
off Sheboygan, Wis., and Ed Olson, one of
the sailors, was drowned.
A female keeper of a toll gate near
Brownsville, Pa., refused to permit the
passage of Coxey's army 'until $1.89 had
been paid.
General Henry W. Slocum is lying
dangerously ill with pnenmonia and a
complication of ailments at Brooklyn.
Cold and stormy weather has had the
effect of reducing General Frey's indus
trial army from 678 men to 407.
Refusing to comply with the' Illinois
law the license of the American Employ
ers' Liability Insurance company has been
Gold to the amount of 335,000 francs ar
rived. in New York from Europe destined
lot Cuba.
Wheeler and Tappan, pump manufac
turers of Chicago, hare assigned. Liabil
ities, $30,000; assets about the same.
Cholera is stated to be increasing in
European Turkey. Calliadi Bey, chan
cellor of state, ie one of the latest victims.
The Kansas board of commissioners has
invited all traffic managers of railroads in
that state to meet the board for a confer
ence on the 16th inst.
Captain Thomns Davison, the last sur
vivor of the battle of Stonington, when
the British fleet bombarded that town in
1814, died at his home in New London,
Conn., aged 93 years.
The case against M. J. O'Bryan, the de
faulting supreme treasurer of the Catho
lic Knights of America, was settled in the
United States circuit court by consent of
judgment against his bondsmen for
Dictator Wilhelm of the Freeland Afri
can expedition has settled down to wait
for the arrival of William Astor Chanler
before proceeding with the expedition.
The latter gentleman proposes to remain
in America for six months.
Thursday, April 12.
Ex-Congressman Ferris died at Glen
Falls, N. Y:
The Aspen National bank of Aspen,
Colo., has gone into liquidation.
The Wisconsin State Label Cigarmak
ers' league is in annual convention at
Farmer Uriah Scanlan was flogged by
white caps near Bourbon, Ind., because
he had ill-treated his wife,
John Limback of Dyersville, la., and
Miss Clara. Zimmerman of Guttenbiirg,
la., were married.
The city of Henderson, Ky., has sued
the Henderson Bridge company for $G0,
000 back taxes.
Willie Rice shot a mallard duck near
Dallas, Ills., and fonnd a gold ring in its
The Rev. Hayden Raybnrn and Mrs.
Raybnrn celebrated the GOth wedding an
niversary yesterday at Kokomo, Ind.
Jack Bellews was held to await the ac
tion of the grand jury on the charge of
murder at Fort Dodge, la. He was al
lowed bail in $15,000, a practically prohi
bitory amount.
Kansas Populists have decided to make
the freight rate question the issue in the
approaching campaign.
A bill giving women the right to vote
in school elections was passed by the
Ohio senate by n vote of SO to 6.
The Populists of Kickinson county,
Kansas, will use the Swiss referendum
method in nominating county officers.
Hon. W. Ogden will be the successor
of Hon. N. W. Blanchnrd in congress from
the Fourth district of Louisiana.
After a 10 days' trial the jury in the
case of Martin Kerwin, charged with the
murder of Frank Marr, returned a ver
dict of manslaughter at Dubupue, la.
Brigadier General Andrew Welch has
ordered his full staff of officers and five
csmpanies of the Third regiment, Illinois
National guards, to report in Rockford
during the coming G. A.R. encampment
May 15, 16 and 17, and take part in the
A. E. Pike, a prominent Mason of New
Hampton, la., and a member of the first
Knights Templar commandery organized
in the United States, died Wednesday.
The Canadian government has decided
not to ask parliament to grant a subsidy
of $500,000 a year to establish a steamship
line between France and Canada.
News has been received in San Fran
cisco that the British ship Cape City was
wrecked in the China sea and half its
crew drowned, including Captain T. A.
Friday, April 13.
The Indiana gerrymander suit was taken
under advisement by Judge Brown of In
dianapolis. Frank Leach, 24 years old and newly
married, was killed at Xiles, Mich., by a
lolling log.
IcmatiUB Donnelly and Walter Sims,
'the A. P. A. lecturer, held a joint debate
at Minneapolis.
Delia Latham, alias Carey, was killed
with an ax .y some unknown person at
Anaconda, Mon.
The Republican state convention of
North Dakota has been called to meet in
Grand Forks July 11.
Charles Hines awoke at Sheridan, Ind.,
to find his wife dead at his side, heart
failure being the cause.
The primary convocation of the Episco
pal archdeacons of the north and midwest
assembled at Kansas City.
John Clark, of the well known thread
manufacturing firm, of Paisley, Scotland,
is dead. He was 67 years old.
Mamie Stroup, aged 13, of Des Moines,
died from a criminal operation. A negro
and hermother are under arrest.
Delegates from the Michigan colored
Masonic grand lodge have selected a site
near Monroe for a Masonic home.
The examination of Frank and Patrick
O'Neil for. the murder cf Timothy Dillon
has been fixed at Manitowoc, Wis., for
May 33. r
The wool growers of central Wyoming
met at Casper, Wy and organised a
Wool Growers' association, with Luther
C. Morrisoa president and W. F. Dunn
The sight of'Oliie Roberta of.Sedalia,
Mo., aged tt, was ruined by the explosion
of a cigarette loaded with powder by an
other kof.
Coloael Watterson in The Coarier-Jour-
Ml makes angry protest against the
oeeca of Phil Thompson in the Breckin
ridge case.
A circular is oat announcing the ap
pointment of William Hogg as commer
cial agent of the Missouri Pacific at
Paebte, Cole.
flfaaaatoef the , Xertkmtsra aaiver
Sls had a diswraoafal
Passed over his head at
13 IB 3fcT 3" 3E E S I.
Rennie's Immense Line of
Now being opened. $10,000 in new novelties.
Our store jammed with' goods and at panic
prices. Eennie just home Jxonf theTeastern mar
ket and he has selected the most choice goods.
"We did not have time to Toqk up any. but the
latest and the best quality of goods and invite
all ladies to call and make an inspection of the
line now being opened. Our store is jammed
with goods up and down stairs. Silver dollars
good enough for us; bring them in and get the
choicest goods for your money in the west.
Carpets, Millinery, - Dry Goods and Ladies'
Waists, Capes and JacKets. Rehnie, the lead
er of western Nebraska. Special sale on Sat
urday, all our Dress and Check Ginghams at
Five Cents per yard. .
slugging match m which severar profes
sors got hurt.
Saturday, April 11.
The Texas Y. M. C. A. Is m session at
Fort Worth.
Ex-Senator Sam C. Major died suddenly
tt Fayette, Mo.
Dr. William G. Hammond, dean- of the
St. Louis law school, is dead.
Business men of Milwaukee have won a
fight with the Wisconsin Telephone com
pany over an obnoxious rule.
William Buch, a manufacturer of La
Porte, Ind,, was killed by a train while
crossing the Lake Shore tracks.
Lonj; distance telephonic communica
tion between Washington and the Chicago
postofnee ha3 been established.
Newell B. Parsons of Sauinaw, Mich.,
has been arrested on a charge of stealing
$463,000 worth of railroad bonds.
Charles Horschfeld has been arrested at
Clarksville, Ills., for a brutal and prob
ahly fatal assault upon his wife.
Charles Gustafson, an employe at Grace
land cemetery, Chicago, dug a grave and
fell dead in it, from a stroke of apoplexy.
Near Vandalia, Ills., Henry Drake shot
and fatally injured his brother-in-law,
who was harboring Drake's wife and
Father Phnlan, editor of the Western
Churchman of St. Louis, has made pub
lic apoiogy for his criticisms of Arch
bishop Kane.
The Missouri, Kansas and Texas is
about to begin a line from Green Ridye
to Holden. Mo., which will give it a St.
Louis-Kansas City line.
Forty of the leading ladies and gentle
men of Platte City, Mo., have been in
dicted by the grand jury for indulging in
progressive euchre.
George Taylor, at St. Joseph, Mo., re
fused to plead not guilty to attempt to
kill when urged by the court to do so and
was sent to the penitentiary for two years.
Governor Peck has written a letter to.
the chief of the Milwaukee fire depart
ment offering his services in nid of the
families of firemen killed in the theater
John J. Ingalls and others have been
charged with fraud in connection with
certain debenture bonds issued by the
now defunct Kansas Trust and Banking
Monday, April 10.
Abner Wood, a fanner of Grinnell, la.,
fell dead from heart disease.
A Mrs. Campbell was burned to death
in her home near Charleston, Mo.
Dennis McCarthy was arrested at Cham
berlain, S. D., for n robbery at Cherokee,
Between 5,000 and 6,000 .coal miners in
the district about Birmingham, Ala.,
have struck.
John Duddleson. and George Martz
were severely injured at Portland, Ind.,
by the explosion of a gas well.
The West End Land company of Nash
ville made an assignment. Liabilities,
$150,000; assets valued at $400,000.
Gladstone's sight has grown so dim he
is unable to recognize friends. Complete
collapse of the ex-prenner is predicted.
Earl Kimberley proposes to offer amend
ments to the British Bering sea bill to
meet objections to it raised in America.
Jphn Kleinfeldt was killed and four
other persons injured by explosion of an
oil tank in the St. Paul yards, Chicago.
William Russell attended the funeral of
P. H. Best, a suicide, near Stewart, Ky.,
and at the grave fell back dead.
A corruption fund of $7,000,000 is said to
have been raised by the sugar trust and
other interests to defeat the pending tariff
Rhody Shiel, ex-President Harrison's
particular friend, was defeated for the
nomination for county treasurer at In
dianapolis. Harry Fensan, a notorious character of
Ramsey, Ills., stabbed Robert Chandler
while Chandler was trying to eject him
from his place of business.
W. J. Gnyman, secretary treasurer of
the United Mine workers of Illinois, says
the miners of northern Illinois, who are
well organized, will strike April 22.
Ed Morrill, who aided in the escape of
Chris Evans, the California bandit, has
been convicted of robbing City Marshal
Morgan of Fresno, Cal., of his pistol.
August Popez, -a Bohemian of noble
birth, who had to leave Bohemia on ac
count of his politics, obtained a divorce at
Omaha from the wife he left in his native
Jack Crews, murderer of four persons
of Gainesville, Tex., was taken toward
Fort Worth for safekeeping. On the
way he was taken from his guards and
lynched. i
Tuesday, April 17.
Charles and Rose Coghlan have made
up and are to play together again.
A war on whisky is raging at Jackson,
Dr. Edward Suessof Vienna is, out in a
defense of silver.
A change in the militia system of Kan
sas which will plnce the troops more
directly under the executive control will
be recommended by Governor Lewelling.
Albert Reed, indicted forcomplicity in
the wrecking of the Indianapolis Nation
al bank, has refused to become i govern
ment witness.
More than $500,000 collected by Sioux
City from saloonkeepers may have to b
taraed over to the county school fuad.
The fiftieth anniversary of St. Joseph's.
Catholic church was celebrated at St.
It is said lucre is. to be a bitter fight over
tne succession to senator Vance of North
Reports to the French" naval commis
sion show that country ships to be in a
deplorable condition.
jln'thc elections to the Portuguese cham
ber of deputies the government secured a
majority of about 40.
At St. L-mis-Lulu William killed her
15-year-old sister, Mamie William, with
a bullet intended for Luminda Gardner.
A convention to nominate a candidate
for attorney general held at South Pitts
burg, Tenn., lasted from Tuesday tillSat
trrda7 night, and 1,256 ballots were cast
before a nomination was made.
Refuse to JTove Great Northern Freight.
Seattle, April 17. An officer of the
American Railway union says that the
first move made by the Great Northern
to hire nonunion men will be met by a
strike on the Northern Pacific and Can
adian Pacific lines, thus blocking abso
lutely all traffic. Northern Pacific men
refuse to move Great Northern freight,
although it jstnnds in the Northern Pa
dflcTyartis arirbbstructsT)usirics3. They
declare they will go out before they will
move the freight.
Lieutenant Mancy" Trial.
Chicago, April 17. In tli9 trial of
Lieutenant Maney for the shooting of
Captain Hedberg at Fort Sheridan, the
hearing of testimony was begun today.
Captain Hewgarden, assistant surgeon
of the post, described the wound which
caused the captain's death. During his
testimony Mrs. Hedberg was overcome
and was led weeping from the court
room. The Czar Refused.
Paris, April 14. Tho St. Petersburg
correspondent of Le Petit Parisien says
that, with tho assent of the king of
Italy and the emperor of Austria, Em
peror William asked the czar to convoke
a congress of the powers with a view to
a general reduction in their military
footing, but the czar refused.
The Golf Election In Court.
.Denver, April 17. Ex-Governor John
Evans filed a bill in the United States
circnit court asking that the election of
Gulf directors recently be set aside; that
a new election be called from which
Union Pacific stockholders shall be ex
cluded and that the.directors be enjoined
from foreclosing mortgages.
Denver's New Police Board.
Denver, April 17. The decree of the
supreme court has been carried into ef
fect and Gov. Waite's police and fire
board has taken peaceable possession.
Hamilton Armstrong is chief of police
and William E. Roberts chief of the
fire department.
Los Angeles Shaken.
Los Angeles, April 17. There was a
terrific explosion here shortly after mid
night. Three stores with brick fronts on
the northwest corner of Spring and Fifth
streets were entirely demolished. Cause
of the. explosion unknown.
- Doubts Its Truth.
DCbuque, April 17. United States
District Attorney Sells sa-s he has no
knowledge of the alleged disappearance
Van Leuvcn, the Lime Springs pension
agent, and does not think there is any
truth in the report.
Kearney Wants to Be on the Line.
Denver April 17. The board of trade
of Kearney, Neb., writes to the chamber
of commerce of this city asking
that Kearney he put on the line
of the proposed extention of the Jules
burg branch.
Last of Its War Loans.
Boston, April 17. On May 1 the state
of Massachusetts will pay off the last of
its war loans. The entire loan, known
as the bounty loan, and dated May 1,
18W, amounts to $8,403,148.
Three Children. Killed.
Montreal, April 17. The ceiling of
Riverside school in Point St. Charles, a
Montreal suburb, collapsed this morning.
Three children were crushed to death
and several wounded.
Started Up After a Year's Idleness.
Poplar Bluff, Mo., April 17. The
F. G. Oxley Stave company and the
Alfrey Heading company have started
their machinery, after lying idle for
nearly a year.
5 Hill aad Geary Denounced.
San Francisco, April 17. Three
thousand Democrats met in mass meet
ing and passed long resolutions denounc
ing David B. Hill and Thomas Geary.
Far the Marder of a Sister of Mercy.
Berlin, April 17. A man -who is sup--posed
to have been the person who 86
Mulbd and murdered the young Sister
f Xsrcy hm fcseti arrested.
House by a Vote of 212 to 47 Decides
to Count Members Present.
Time for the Completion of the Work Ex
tended Until March 4 Next Presi
dential Nominations To Dis
continue Small forts.
Washington. April 10. Tuere va3 a
verv larce attendance on both sides and
in the galleries when the house met to
day in anticipation of the fight over the
new quorum counting rule. Gatchmgs.
from the committee on rule3,' secured
recognition before the journal was read
and after withdrawing the rule reported
last Thursday presented the report
agreed upon just before the house con
vened, as follows:
"Upon every roll call and before the
beginning thereof tte speaker shall
name two members, one from each side
of the pending question if practicable,
who shall take their places at the clerk's
desk to tell the names of at least enough
members who are in tho hall of the
house during the roll call who do not re
spond when added to those respondiug
to make a quorum. If a quorum does
not respoud on the roll call then the
names of those so noted as
present shall be reported to the
speaker who shall cause tho
list to be called from the clerk's desk and
recorded in the journal and in determin
ing the presence of a quorum to do busi
ness those who answered present shall be
considered. Members noted may when
their names are called record their votes
notwithstanding the provisions of clause
Dne of this rule.
"Amend clause one of rule eight by
adding this to the following words: 'And
an a roll call should he not vote he shall
answer present' ao as to read: . 'Every
member shall be present within the hall
Df the house during its sittings unless ex-
:used or necessarily prevented and shall
rote on each question put unless he has a
lirect personal or pscuniary interest in
tho result of such question, and on a
roll call, shall he not vote he shall an
swer present.' "'
Catching3 suggested an hour and a
half as limit for debate but Wells of Wis
jonsiu, a democralio opponent of the
rule, objected strenuously to such brief
Quorum Couutinff Kule Adopted.
The quorum counting rule has been
idopted by tho house by a vote of 312 to
17, the Republicans votiug for it.
Presidential Nominations.
Washington, April 17. The president
sent the following nominations to the
senate: Postmasters George Roe.
Valejo, Cal.; Felix G. Cockrell, East St.
Louis, Ills.; F. K. Threlkild, Higgins-
ville. Mo.; James 1J. Rich, Slater, Mo.;
William E. Cole. LaPlatte, JVIo.; George
F. Carred, Wtihpeton, N. D.
To be receivers of public moneys: W.
H. Turbit, Des Moines; J. F. Ashbury,
Bozeman, Mon.
The Eleventh Census.
Washington, April 17. Census offi
ials are certain that'a thoroughly satis
factory adjustment of the work of tho
jleventh census will result from the car
rying into effect of the bill which has
just passed through congress providing
for the extension of lime for the comple
tion of tho work until March 4 next.
To Discontinue Small Ports.
Washington, April 17. Some legisla
tion is probable during: the present con
gress looking to the abolition of the
afnees of collectors of customs at a num
ber of small ports and the transferring of
he business transacted by them to the
larger offices
Insurgent War Vessels Delivered to the
Brazilian Minister at Uuenos Ayrcs.
Buenos. Ayres, April 17. The re
mains of the Brazilian rebel fleet com
manded by Admiral de Mello which ar
rived off this port last night, are the sub
ject of extensive exchanges of telegraphic
messages between the authorities of this
place and the Brazilian government,
irongh the Brazilian minister here.
The rebel ships are tho Republics,
Meteoro, Iris, Urano and Esperanza.
They are in a very dilapidated condition
and the rebels on board of them are suf
fering from sickness, wounds and lack
of proper food supplies. Their tempo
rary wants havo been supplied, with the
consent of the Brazilian minister,
who has received advices from
Rio de Janeiro saying that a general
amnesty will be granted to the
insurgents, rank, and file, and that tho
Brazilian government will pay the quar
antine expenses of tho ships if they are
surrendered to the Brazilian minister.
Consequently the Argentine government,
with the consent of tho rebel leaders, is
now superintending the delivery of the
five war vessels to the Brazilian minister.
Woli Known English Artist.
London, April 17. A dispatch from
San Romalo, Italy, announces tho death
there of Mrs. Lucy Rosetti, a well known
English artist.
Queen Victoria at Coburg.
Coburo, April 17. Queen Victoria
was received in great state by tho Duke
and Duchess of Coburg-Edinburgh.
Passed tho Remaining Clauses.
Buda Pesth, April 17. The lower
house of the diet passed the remaining
clauses of the civil marriage bill.
Sir Charles Russell Succeeds Lord Bo wen.
London, April 17. Sir Charles Rus
sell, attorney general, has accepted the
post of lord justice of appeal.
Joiners' Strike Failed to Materialize.
Vienna, April 17. The proposed strike
of 10,00i joiners of this city and neigh
borhood has not taken place.
Russia's Aotitontinc Insurance Law.
St. Petersburg, April 17. The anti-
tontine insurance law went into opera
tion today.
Wyoming Pipe Line Company.
Casper, Wyo., April 17. Articles of
incorporation for the Wyoming Pipe
Line company have been recorded in the
county clerk's office. Casper will be the
principal place of "business, other places
named being Denver, St. Louis, New
Orleans and Pittsburg. The pipe line
will extend from the Salt creek wells to
Orin Junction, northern terminus of the
Denver and Gulf railway system, thence
to Fort Laramie, whence oil will bs
shipped in bar
The best MEN'S S
SHOE?evep made.
Inquire of your shoe dealer.
f DEeZCK-sLIEeiD BEOS., 4.
Have the exclusive agency for the sale of these Shjpes
in North Platte. Come and see them.
Doth Branches of Congress Adjourn Oat mt
Kespect to Senator Vance.
Washington, April 10. In the house
bills were passed for the protection of
game in the Yellowstone park and for
the punishment of crime in the park by
the extension of the law and jurisdiction
of the Wyoming United States district
court to its territory; to grant chief
justices in the territories power to ap
point commissioners to tako proof cf
land cases.
In the course of the debate which fol-f
lowed Mr. Bryan (Neb.) took the floor,,
and ostensibly speaking on the amend
ment, made a reply to the recently
published letter of Mr. Mr. C.L.
B. Vaughan.of Hutchinson, Kan., in
which He criticized Mr. Bryan for using
in his speech made in Denver an extract
from one of his (Reed's) Boston tariff
speeches. In that letter Mr. Reed com-,
plained that the extract taken from its
contents conveyed a wrong impression.
Mr. Bryan stated that the extract he
used had not been taken from its con
tents; that he had used all of the pub
lished report of the speech Moreover,
he stated, that Mr. Reed's letter of ex
planation was written deliberately and
reiterated practically the idea contained
in the speech from which he had quoted.
Washington, April 11. Tho agree
ment between Senators Harris and Aid
rich went into effect Wednesday, and
from 1 to 5 o'clock the tariff bill was
under discussion, and Senators Hale
(Me.) and Peffer (Kan.) spoke against it.
The time of the senate from 12 to 1 and
from 5 to 6 p. m., when it went into ex
ecutive session, was taken up in consid
eration of the urgency deficiency bill,
but without reaching any conclusion in
regard to it.
Washington, April 11. Mr. Reed
held the house at bay for an hour and a
half Wednesday, on a motion to dis
charge tho warrant issued to the ser-gcant-at-arms
during the fight over the
contested election cases to arrest ab
sentees. The Republicans, under his
leadership, refused to vote, and the Dem
ocrats being unable to muster a quorum,
yielded to an adjournment. The Demo
crats fear this movo on the part of Mr.
Reed is in pursuance of a carefully
formulated plan to force the constant at
tendance of a Democratic quorum here
after. Tho Republicans deny that anv
such plan has been agreed upon.
Washington, April Vi. Both sides of
tho chamber showed a very good attend
ance when the senate met Thursday.
During the transaction of the routine
morning business, Senator Kyle (S. D.)
introduced a joint resolution proposing a
constitutional amendment relative to
and divorce, which was re
ferred to the committee on judiciary.
Tho urgency deficiency bill was taken up
and was about to be put on ita final pass
age, when the hour of 1 o'clock arrived
and the question went over, while the
tariff bill was laid before the senate.
Mr. Peffer was recognized and deliv
ered the third installment of his speech
on the tariff bill. He announced his
purpose of offering at the proper time a
substitute for the pending bill, based on
the principle of taxing the articles used
by the rich, while exempting those arti
cles of prime necessity used by the poor,
whether manufactured abroad or not.
He would relieve the poor of all taxation
and put the tax on articles used by the r. c
The Democrats in the house were una
ble to muster a quorum to act on the
new fine rule and finding them
selves unable to proceed, a resolution
was offered to revoke leaves of absence
and compel the attendance of absentees.
Washington, April 18. In the house
the prospect of a quorum today was
hopeless, and as it had been decided to
call a Democratic caucus to consider the
rules, Dockery moved an adjournment
and at 1 o'clock the house adjourned.
The Democratic caucus met immed
iately after adjournment, Mr. Bland
suggested as a remedy for absenteeism
the "docking" of members for such days
as they may be absent. The suggestion
was unanimously adopted.
In the senate, Mitchell (Or.) spoke in
opposition to the pending tariff bill.
Washington, April 14. Senator Quay
addressed the senate in opposition to the
pending tariff bill. He reviewed at
length the history of tariff legislation in
the country, showing the effects of high
tariffs and low tariffs in the industries of
tho country. He spoke with emphasis
and apparent earnestness of the ruin
which the passage of the Wilson bill
would bring to the industries of his state.
Washington, April 14. Filibustering
was resumed in the house as coon as it
convened today. Tho first call of the
roll showed that the Democrats lacked
rf7 of a quorum. At 12:30 the house
Washington, April 38 Owing to the
death of Senator Vance the house trans
acted no public business Monday. Reso
lutions of respect to the memory of the
distinguished North Carolinian were
adopted and the house as a body partici
pated in the funeral ceremonies in the
senate chamber. Appropriate resolutions
were also adopted in honor of the mem
ory of General Henry W. Slocum, the
gallant Union general, formerly a mem
ber of the house, who died in Brooklyn
last Saturday, and then, as a' further
mark of respect for the lato Senator
Vance, the house adjourned.
Washington, April 16. The senate
Monday paid its respects to the memory
of Senator Vance of North-Carolina. In
his opening prayer, the chaplain alluded
to the deceased in words of touching
sympathy and honorAppropriate reso
lutions were adoptgfl. At the conclusion
of the ceremoniethe senate adionrned.
! continued its consideration of the pro
j posed legislation for the payment of th
indebtedness of these railroad to the
United States. Chairman Riley was in
structed to request the presence before,
the committee of the receivers of the'
Union Pacific and of Hon. George Hoad
ley, tho special counsel of the United
States, the committee to get from thr
persons information of the present stat J
Farm Work (a All Parts of the State Weil
Des Moines, April 17. This week's
Iowa crop bulletin says: The rainfall
has been sufficient and was well distrib
uted. The conditions were favorable for
farm work, which is now in all parts of
the state well advanced. An unusually
large acreage has been prepared for corn
and the farmers will be able to take ad
vantage of the first favorable weather
for planting. The soil is ia
excellent condition. Spring cereals are
coming up nicely, and the damage from
the March freeze will not materially re
duce the acreage of oats. Iu the north
ern districts flax seeding is in progress.
Live stock is generally in good condition.
There is an abundanco of forage on hand
and grass is making a fair start. Tbe
outlook for orchard fruit is better than
was indicated two weeks ago.
sensational shooting affkat.
An Indianapolis Law Oflco the Scene of
Bloody Encounter.
Indianapolis, April 17. The law
office of Miller, Winter and Elam was
the scene of a sensational shooting at
noon. W. B. Copeland of Madison, Ind..
shot Addison C. Harris in the arm, in
flicting a painful wound. He also shot
W. H. Bruning of Madison in the face.
Mr. Harris is one of the most prominent
lawyers in the state and is one of tho
Iron Hall attorneys.
Burglars at Bertraud.
BertranDj Neb., April 18. RobtefS
blew off the safe in C. Fasten au3' saloon
and secured about $50. The perpetra
tors cleaned out everything in the safe.
even carrying off the book3.
Ono Year For Burglary.
Sidney, April IS. John Dennahan
and Peter Able, who burglarized the
grocery store of William Pease last
week, pleaded guilty in the district
court and were sentenced by Judgo -Neville
to one year each in the peniten
tiary. Clew to Crawford Bank Robbers.
Chadron, Neb., April 1(5. A reward
of $200 and one-third of the stolen
money is. offered for tho capture of the
Crawford bank robbors. The officers
think they have a clew to tho robbers
and their suspicions point to Dawes
county people.
Next Interstate Reunion.
Superior, Neb., April 14. Ninety
two delegates from the Grand Army of
tho Republic posts in Kansas and Ne
braska met here and voted unanimously
for Superior as the location for tho next
interstate reunion to be held in
August. C. E. Adams was elected com
mander. A Physician Stricken.
Chadron, Neb., April 14. Dr. A. N.
Jackson, one of the best physicians in the
city, was suddenly stricken with appen-r
did t is, and ho was taken tpUmahirns---.
der the care of Dr. Weir df this city and
Dr. Julian of Rushville, where they hope .
to have a surgical operation performed
that will save his life.
High Water at Decatur.
Decatur, Neb., April 18. The Mis
souri river has been constantly rising for
several days, and has reached a height
not attained before since 1681. It is cut
ting badly just north of town, and if it
continues at high water it is feared that
quite a number of town lots will take a
stride toward Omaha.
Campflre and Reception.
Superior, Neb., April 14. Old Abe
post, Grand Army of tho Republic, gave
a reception and campfire in honor of the
election of C. E. Adams to the position
of senior vice commander of Nebraska.
Addresses were made by Hon. Church
Howe, department commander of Ne-.
braska; Governor Crounse, General E.
J. Dilworth, Hon. Louis Hanback and
Brave Deed of Firemen.
Fremont, April 1H. A naphtha tank
was dissovered on fire on the Union
Pacific track about 5 p. m. Monday
causing consternation to the whole
neighborhood. The fire department was
called out, but no water was thrown.
People in the neighborhood were warned
that an explosion was momentarily ex
pected. At this juncture two brave fire
men, George Mayer and George Saeger,
seized a blanket, and, climbing upon the
car, smothered out the flames.
Beatrice ChaataHqua Program.
Beatrice, Neb., April 13. The Be
atrice Chautauqua association makes the
announcement of its program for this
year's assembly, the dates of which are
June 21 to July 4 inclusive. The list of
attractions include such .celebrities as
Joseph Cook, Frank Beard, James
Clement Ambrose and many others. On
July 4 a discussion on "Protection
Against Free Trade" will take place be
tween R. G. Horr of Massachusetts and
Hon. Mr. White of Chicago.
Will iRTf&ttcate the ITbUm.
)JT, April 18. The house
Patifip raUroaik Monday
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