The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922, March 01, 1895, Image 2

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j Slaughtering :-: Sale !
Star Clothing House.
Having a few odd sizes left in
heavy SHIRTS and DRAWERS and
as we need room wtc will sell them at
slaughtering prices. Men's white
merino at ,25 cents; men's natural wool
color .at 25 cents. All heavy weight
goods at same reduction. Come at
once and get your pick.
Mail orders promptly attended to.
Drugs, Medicines, Paints, Oils,
Tincio w Glass, Machine Oils,
Diamanta Spectacles.
Older by telephone from Newton's Book Store.
(Old Van Doran Stable.)
MSIfe Good Teams,
Comfortable Higs,
Excellent Acccxnmcdatic&s for the Famine Public.
"Northwest corner of CourthouBe square.
Dr. N. McCABE, Prop. J. E. BUSH, Manager.
Orders from the country and along the line of the Union
Pacific Railway Solicited.
Steam and Gas Pitting.
Cesspool and Sewerage a Specialty. Copper md Galvanized Iron Cor
nice. Tin and Iron Roofings.
Estimates furnished. Repairing of all kind3 receive prompt attention
Locust Street, Between Fifth and Sixth,
jSTortli IPlatte. - Nebraska.
Mt JSfcmi - 3if ffety fcribuue.
IRA It. BARE, Edito rand Proprietor
One Year, cash in advance (1.25.
Six Month;, cash In ndrnnco 75 Cents.
Entered at the NorthPlatto (Nebrmka) postofflce as
second-class matter.
is centrally situated in the triangular figure
bounded by lines drawn from Omaha to Cheyenne,
thence to Denver, from thence to starting point.
It is 291 miles fiom the first named city, 223 miles
from the second, and 2S0 miles from the third.
Having n population of 4,000 people It is tho head
quarters of both freight and passenger divisions of
the U. P. R'y Co., and is the home of about I00
railway employes irhose monthly pay roll amounts
to some $35,000.00. Almost 200 miles of irrigation
canals are rapidly nearing completion, which will
bring into tho highest state of cultivation U0.CO0
'acres of the most productive land upon which tho
sun's rays shine. The citizenship of North Platte
is that of the best afforded by tho older states, and
her people are ncUve, progressive and prosperous.
To tho industrious, energetic home-seeker from
tho crowded east North Platte mid Lincoln county
presents unusual advantages. Thousands of acres
of vacant government land, in close proximity to
those already being brought under irrigation, may
be obtained by consulting the United States land
office in NorthtPlatto. A letter of inquiry to "U.
8. Register, North Platte, Neb.," relative to the
above will be courteously answered. Irrigated
fanning is no longer an experiment, but has
reached the point where it is acknowledged as
pre-eminently the safest in all seasons method
of conducting agricultural and horticultural oper
ations. The salubrious and life-giving climate of
Lincoln county, where mal.-.ria is uuknown and
where pulmonary troubles are unthought of, Is
another incentive to the location therein of those
who are anxious to enjoy the good things of this
life as losg as possible. North Platte churches
and schools are above those of eastern communi
ties, the latter being ono of the few in Nebraka
permitting tho graduate thereof to enter the State
University without nn intermediate preparatory
training. The people of the commuuity gladly
welcome the honest, industiloti eateru citizon
who is engorto betterhis condition and assisting in
the upbuilding and development of a comparatively
new country.
For information regard
ing-the Great Irrigation '
Belt of Lincoln Co., write;
: the Lincoln Co. Immigra
tion Association, North
j! Platte, Nebraska.
A police commission in Chicago
has caused the discharge of 211
patrolmen because they could not
satisfactorily pass a civil service
examination and secure a rating of
65 per cent or better. Great is civil
service reform.
The treasury gold reserve is in
creasing again, and will continue to
do so as long as the proceeds of the
new bonds are being received; but
there is no assurance that another
depletion can then be prevented
without negotiating another loan.
The republican silver senators
have more sense and public spirit
than their democratic brethern, for
the oompelled the abandonment of
the free coinage bill, which gives
the appropriation measure a chance
to pass.
To-day the new senate organizes
and great interest attaches to the
contest for the protein presidency,
and silver vs. silver promises to be
the paramount issue. Stranger
things may happen than the election
of Senator Teller, of Colorado, to
this position, which will be consid
ered a victory for the silver forces.
The Nebraska legislature has
before it a bill which will prohibit
the sale of cigarettes within this
state under the penalt of a line of
$100. Similar legislation has been
adopted by many other states, and
for the health and welfare of the
rising generation of Nebraska it
would be well for the legislature to
take the same action.
W.m. L. Wilson, author oi the
present tariff bill under which the
country is rapidly going broke has
been nominated b' the president
for the position of postmaster
general, vice W. S. Bissell, resigned.
There will be more changes in Grov-
er s Household within the next two
yei r.s.
The Cincinnati Commercial-Ga
zette has been gathering presiden
tial preferences in the south, and
finds the Republicans of Georgia,
Tennessee, Virginia, and South
Carolina are for McKinley; those of
Louisiana are for Reed, the leaders
in Florida are for Harrison, and
those of North Carolina are divided
between Reed and McKinley. The
south promises to be good cam
paigning ground since Governor
McKinley 's tour last fall and the
enthusiasm with which he was received.
It is alleged in New York that
there is a great breach between the
president and Postmaster-General
Bissell over the appointment of a
postmaster at Utica in that state.
The president insists on restoring
ex-Postmaster Bailey to the place
whence he was removed by the Har
rison administration, and the postmaster-general
is willing to com
mission anybody but Bailey, It is
alleged that the war is likely to
culminate in the resignation of Bis
sell. One would think that these
old chums would match nickles for
the place rather than break upon so
little a matter as the filling of the
Utica vacancy. , Great minds should
not go to pieces on so small a rock..
Lincoln Journal.
Monday J. H. McColl and E. B.
Penney, of Lexington, were in Lin
coln trying1 to get the legislature to
appropriate $100,000 for the pur
chase of seed grain for western Ne
braska drouth-stricken farmers. A
bill of this characfer should be
passed, as it will be for the best
interests of the state to have a full
crop grown by her farmers. This
sum will not cover all the needy
cases but with what other help can
be secured will go a long ways in
this direction.
The senate in committee of the
whole has recommended for pas
sage Pope's pure food and drug
The senate has ordered en
grossed for a third reading the bill
consolidating the city of Lincoln
into one assessment precinct, and
the assessor thereof to receive an
annual salary of $3500 which, sum
covers the pay of what ever help he
may need.
Senate file No. 252 relating to
highways and the distribution ot
the road fund has been placed on
the general file with the recommen
dation that it be passed.
Lehr's bill, No 258 in the senate,
has been recommended for passage.
The bill allows county commission
ers to adopt a general plan for the
building of bridges and the- may
let a contract for the building of
all bridges thereunder for a period
of one year from its adoption.
A bill regulating the practice of
law has been introduced in the
legislature which is rather heroic
in its treatment. It provisions, at a
certain date practically knocks out
all the attornej-s in the state, who
are re-admitted to practice by the
supreme court and commissioners.
Should it be adopted what a lot of
pop lawers it would disqualify.
The last batch of bills were put
into the old 'legislative machine
Wednesday and the iist has now
been swelled to almost 650. Great
Gods! Here is an average of six
and one-half laws for each states
man, probably not more than one
fiftieth part .of wh'ch is of general
interest to the people of the state.
In the senate fourteen out of the
sixteen constitutional amendments
proposed were recommended for
passage in committee of the whole.
The rejected measures pertain to
amendments to the state constitu
tion and to the- ratification of city
charters by a vote of the inhabi
tants. Doc Ricketts the Senegainbian
statesman frojn Douglas county
will next Mo nfy.. present to each
member of tlflipfcfibuse a cop of
Coin's Financial School," given by
the Capital city bimetallic club of
Lincoln. The' chances are that
Tom Reed, who will be the speaker
of the next house, will so organize
his committees that this book will
be a be a back number for the next
two vears.
Among the supplies for the relief
of the destitute which have been
received at this depot, was a pack
age containing a large supply of
smoking tobacco. The effect which
this would have on an empty
stomach or shivering form would
hardly be as salutary as that of a
sirloin of beef or a buffalo-skin
coat, but as a solace to an over-burdened
mind its effects are well
known. The large-hearted donor,
in sizing up the situation probably
had an idea that there would be
those who. being used to the seda
tive influences of the weed, would
be unable to procure the same, and
while others were attending the
physical wants he would act the
Samaritan's part by supplying one
of the superficial ones. Habitual
users of tobacco never feel more
destitute or forlorn than when
without the pipe or quid and the
means wherewith to procure them.
O'Neil Frontier.
The Kansas City Times speaks
about the financial ability of Mr.
Bryan the leader of the demo-pops,
in the following way: "Mr. W. J.
Bryan, a statesman, objects to the
resolution authorizing the president
to buy gold with gold bonds on the
ground "that the secretary of the
treasury redeems United States
and treasury notes in the kind of
coin selected by the note holder."
whereas under the provisions of
the law he might elect to redeem
them in coin other than that se
lected by the note owner. In other
words, while the note owner de
mands gold, Mr. Bryan would have
the government pay him in silver, j
The effect of such an interpretation
of the law by the secretary of the i
treasury would be to create a pre
mium on gold. The only beneh'c- j
iaries of suc a result would be the j
Wall street gamblers who might
find fine pickings in buying and
selling gold as they did on Black
h nday, and before and after that I
Selected by the President to Succeed
liissell as Postmaster General.
West Virginia Congressman Rewarded
With a Place In the Cabinet For IIU
Services In tho Tariff Tight
In the House.
Washington, Feb. 2S. Tho presi
dent sent to the senate the nomination
of William L. Wilson of West Virginia,
to succeed Wilson S. Bissell as postmas
ter general.
William L. Wilson is best known to
the country in connection with his re
cent tariff work in congress. Ho has
been a tariff student since he first en
tered congres
sional life in 1882,
but it was not un
til the present
congress that he
became chairman
of the ways and
means commit
tee, and as such
the official leader
of the majority in
the house. Prior
to his first elec
tion to congress
1882, he
taken little part in politics, except in be
ing a delegate to the Democratic na
tional convention at Cincinnati and sub
sequentiy an clector-at-large from West
Virginia. Early in 1S32 ho was chosen
president of tho University of West Vir
ginia. This would have fixed Mr. Wit
son's sphere of work had it not been for
a part' split at his home at Charleston,
W. Va., which was settled by the op
posing factious uniting on Mr.
Wilson lne campaign was a
hot one. Mr. Wilson finally won
by nine votes. Ho was then re-elected
to six successive congresses. Ho received
good committee assignments from the
first, going on the judiciary, appropria
tions and ways aud means. His experi
ence shortly after the war as a profes
sor ot law m Columbian college equip
ped him for the work on the judiciary
committee. In the four congressional eras
of recent tariff changes the Morrison
bill, the Mills bill, the McKinley bill
and the Wilson bill Mr. Wilson took a
leading part. He did much of the work
of constructing tho Mills bill, and he
aud Representative Breckinridge started
on a successful tour of platform speeches
throughout ihe eas.t, endorsing Presi
dent Cleveland's tariff revision message.
During the Mills-Crisp contest for the
speakership Mr. Wilson cast his lot with
Mr. Mills, and when Mr. Crisp Avon ho
designated Mr. Springer chairman of
tho ways and means committee. When
re-elected sfo.ik r, however, Mr. Crisp
named Mr. Wilson chairman of the
ways and means, and in this capacity
he framed tho measure which was the
ba.iis of the present tariff lav,-.
The fact the President Cleveland in
tended ro appoint Mr. Wilson to the po
sition has been known for several days
to the most intimate friends of Mr. Wil
son and in Mr. WiL.on himself. The
selection is one which the; president
made of his own motion, without anv
urging from Mi. Wilson's friends aud
largely in recognition of hi 4 services in
the tariff light in rhe house.
Twenty-Five Bodies Taken Oat of the
White Ash Mine.
Los Cerrilos, N. M., Feb. 28. At
3 a. m. today it was believed that all the
victims of the White Ash mine explo
sion had been taken out of the mine.
The dead number 25 aud the injured 18,
some of whom may die The names of
the wounded are not known, as they
were takon to their homes as fast as re
moved from the mine and' no record was
made of their names in tho excitement.
Late at night 11 of tho miners were dis
covered huddled together in one drift,
where they had been overcome by tha
gas. The list of dead is as follows:
J. Ii. Donahue, pit boss.
Johnnie BoCK, trapper.
Sam Hardestv.
M. Elungswortu.
Boy Phillips.
William Jones.
Sam Jones.
John Sweeney.
John E. Tiiorne.
Tom Holliday.
JCLES Desirant, father.
Henry Desirant. sou.
Louis Desirant, son.
Anoelo Rukfati.
Richard Deiro.
Emil Homkl.
George SPAinc.
AuorsT Leplat.
Henry Harben.
Mike IIyan.
alexander kelley.
Oue whose name is unknown.
Case Will Trohahly io to the Jury Next
Minneapolis, Feb. 28. Tho ending
of the drawn-out Hayward murder trial
is in sight. The defense concluded its
case today, the state will take two days
for rebuttal and the defense half a day
for surrebuttal. The addresses to the
jury will consume from two to three
davs and the charge part of another
day, so that the case will probably go to
the jury Thnrsday of next week.
Tho first witness today was James
Ward, and his evidence was intended to
farther impeach .that of M. D.Wilson,
tho liveryman. He declared Wilson had
told him that Harry Hayward conld not
be touched, as the man he had seen m
the baggy with Miss Ging was. not
Harry at all. Deputy Sheriff Warren
swore that Blixt. had said when asked
how he kept his foet from getting bloody
after the murdc had replied: "By keep
ing them ont of the buggy."
Blixt was sut for from the jail, and
pending his arrival his two statements
were read to the jury, with some omis
sions passed on by the court.
Shortly afterward the defense rested,
having secured a denial front Blixt of
tho assertions of Warren.
Governor Holconib Sends In Another
domination to the Senate.
Senator McKesson Rubes n Fotnt Against
the Selection of a Nevr Superintendent
For the Lincoln Asylum Last Day
For BUU In the Ilouse.
the Smith Da-
crn.VN- ixsrr. gents defeated.
KcIipI I.':nler ?!anucl Garcia Killed )urlng
t!u Eii:::;i-iiiciit.
Madrid. Feb. 2S. According to of
ficial dispatches received here from Ha
vana, Cuba, the rebels in tho province
of Santiago do Cnba number about 120
men. Ir was added that the town of
Baire has declared in favor of the rebels,
but a later dispatch from ofiicinl sources
nuunuueed that the insurrection at Baire
had biT-n quelled. It is also oflicially
aunounred here that the Spanish troops
defeated the band of rebels reported to
have assembled in the province of Ma
tauzas and these advices confirmed the
report that Manuel Garcia, tho notori
ous rebel leader, was killed during the
engagement. The Spanish troops are
aetiv.-'lv pursuing the rebels.
Sijprrul T-inorin;j of Aluminum.
Qrmir.r, Feb. 2S. The successful
tempering of aluminum so as to give it
the consistency of iron is the triumph
of F. Allurd the L-.-vis blacksmith
whose rediscovery of the lost Egyptian
art of hardening copper startled the
mechanical world three or four years
ago. He has made and hardened a can
non which has ju.-it been tested in the
presence of Colonel Speuce, the Ameri
can consul hero, and a number of others
with success.
.TiHi- EvartJntlnjr Wc-i Ilni We!.
Cm: Foo, Feb. '2. The Japanese
are evacuating the advanced positions
about Wei Hai We:, and they have
abandoned Ning Hai. Tne greater part
of the .Tapaune army, which has been
operating on the Shan Tung peninsula,
has re-embarked on board transports
bound for Tal Ciu Wan, north of Port
Arthur, on tho opposite side c-f the gulf
of Pechili.
Kx-Loril Jfaynr Trncitt Dying.
London, Feb. 28. Sir Francis Wyatt
Truseott, who was lord mayor of Lon
don the year President Garfield died
and who "had the Stars and Stripes car
ried in the lord mayor's show, is dying.
He was born in 1 S2 1 .
Au-(r;i-iliii:gnry Will Accept.
Vienna. Feb. 2S. The Friemeud
blatt, a semiofficial newspaper, says it is
certain that Austria-Hungary will ac
cept an invitation to join in an interna
tional monetary conference.
Ainbnmlor I'ayarrt III.
London. Feb. 2S. United States
Ambassador Bayard is snfforing from
influenza and is going to Bournemouth
in order to seek recovery from his illness.
Ilaso Hall Meeting.
Nnw Yokk, Feb. 2S. Not moro than
eventful day from the time that the j haf 'a ,lozen' 'i'balf men -ere to be
government suspended specie pay
ments until it resumed ag-ain, Mr.
Bran, who is trying- to make the
public believe that he is the repre
sentative of the people, is really
the representative of no one but the
He is assid-
Wall street gumblers
uously carrying; grain to their mill,
and so far as appearances indicate,
lie is doing- it without compensation
to 'himself. Grand Island Independent.
seen around the benches in the corridors
of the- Fifth Avenue hotel when the
hour of reassembling of the National
league had arrived. Fred Pfeffer was
early on hand looking a trifle anxious
but still confident of a favorable decis
ion on hi.s application for reinstatement.
The arranging of the schedule for the
season will be tho heavy work to be
done by the magnates today, uul a hard
fight for pickings will be made by eauh
of the 12 clubs.
Int rod u rod In
kota Senate.
Pierre, S. D., Feb. 28. A resolu
tion was introduced in tho senate today
providing for the investigation of sworn
charges made by C. K. Lane, formerly
of Redfield, S. D., and now of Ohio,
against Judges Corson and Kellam of
the South Dakota supreme court. Lane
declares that ho has been deprived of
his property through a decision basod
on misrepresentation aud fraud, and
that the judges were aware that it was
so based when it was so made. The orig
inal case was an attachment proceeding
brought bv Boves Bros. & Cutler of St.
Paul, against Lane for drug-:. Lane has
repeatedly made charges ba: little at
tention has been paid to them. He has
made them so publicly now that it i3
thought bt-st to have them investigated
to protect the g-od name of tlft court
and. its judges.
Tmlor Iron Work- Starting t"i.
St. Louis. Feb. 2. -At the Tudor
Iron works in East St. Louis, the spike
and bar mills have resumed, giving em
ployment to -10 nonnuion men, who
came from Pittsbnrg. It is expected
that an attempt will be made to run the
other departments before the end of this
week, as Colonel Meyseuburg. president
of the company, announces that he has
enough men to take the places of the
000 strikers. To prevent trouble the
men now at work are taken care of at
the iron work- plant, where beds and
eating places have been prepared. A
high fence has been built around the
plant and guards have been employed to
protect the men from any possible at
tack oti the part of the strikers.
Striker I'n-paring a Manifesto.
New York, Feb. 28. The board of
walking delegates met to consider re
ports from th" committee on buildings
in which strikes are now taking place.
Notes were received from the architects
of the clearing house building, asking
that the striker' side of the trouble be
oflicially explained. A meeting will be
held today to prepare a manifesto.
Neither side has as yet considered plans
of arbitration.
Ran Applies Only to Lire Cattle.
Paris, Feb. 2S. Contrary to the re
ports cabled hero United States Ambas
sador Eustis has not received instruc
tions to protest against the French ex
clusion of American cattle from this
country. It seems that there is a mis
apprehension in the United States in re
gard to the scope of the decree, which
applies only to American livo cattle,
and which docs not affect tinned or
dressed beeL
Taylor Trying to Compromise.
Redfield. S. D., Feb. 23. W. C.
Kiser, who has always leeu a close
friend of the defaulting state treasurer.
Taylor, is agent for Taylor at Pierre to
negotiate a compromise with the state
A letter from Taylor, of recent date, en
gaged Kiser to manipulate the scheme.
If Kiser wins he is to receive $2,000.
Kiser is now at Pierre.
Dry OooiU Failure at I'uclilo.
Pceblo, Colo., Feb. 28. The Paul
Wilhon Dry Goods company, wholesale
and retail, have failed.
Lincoln. Neb.. Feb. 2S. Governor
Holcomb Wednesday morning sent to
the senate a communication announc
ing the appointment of Dr. L. J. Ab
bott of Fremont to be superintendent ol
the Nebraska asylum for tho insane at
Lincoln, the appointment to take effect
March 10. Tho senate in executive ses
sion referred the appointment to the
committee on executive appointment
with instructions to report no later than
March 10.
In the executive session Senator Mc
Kesson ra;sed tho point that the super
intendent of the Lincoln asylum held
his office for a term of six years and
that there was no vacancy.
Representative Allan (Douglas) is the
author of a bill to appropriate $10,000 to
bo used in employing counsel, procuring
"Witnesses and defraying all other neces
sary expenses incident to the prosecu
tion of the parties charged with the
murder of Barrett Scott.
The senate took up bills on third read
ing and passed the following:
Senate file No. 07, by Pope, amending
the law relating to fees allowed to coun
ty sheriffs. The old law gives these offi
cers $1 for an arrest under a search war
rant and 5 cents a mile for all distance
traveled in serving processes. The new
law, as passed by the senate, gives them
$2 for serving the warrants and 5 cents
per mile for the first five miles from the
courthouse and 10 cents a mile for each
mile thereafter.
Senate file No. 40, by Smith, pre
scribing the same penalties for daylight
burglary that the present law prescribe'--for
bnrglary committed in the night.
Senate file No. 47, by Dale, to author
ize school districts with less than $5,000
assessed valuation to levy a higher rate
of tax for school purposes. The total
levy, however, shall not in any case ex
ceed 35 mills on the dollar in any one
Senate file No. 103, Graham's bill pro
viding that each county shall provido for
furnishing clothing to f'jeble-minued
children ent from such county to the
state institute at Beatrice.
Senate file No. 124, Senator Tefft's bill
to pension members of paid fire depart
ments. Senate file No. 120, the joint resolution
asking congress to pass the law to pen
sion soldiers of tho late war who were
confined in rebel prisons, and give them
pay for the time so confined.
Iu the senato tho resolution offered by
Mr. Dale directing the attorney general
to commence suit against the state treas
urer and ex-stato treasurer to recover
the interest collected by those officials
upon state tunas was relerreu to tne
committee on finance, ways and means,
against the vigorous protest of Senator
The house consumed the morning in
bills on second reading with the excep
tion of four bills introduced, read for the
first time. The reading of tiie general
appropriation bill consumed the greater
part of the time. It is understood that
the numerous amendments to the bill
which are ready to Ihj otfered will tend
to largely iucreae the amount.
The house relief committee met and
amended Conway's bill to appropriate
JJOO.OOO, by making the amount $200.
000. The bill is also to be amended so
as to provide that this entire sum is to
be used for thf purchase of seed grain.
jEarl of Cowley Dcaii.
London, Feb. 28. Tiie Earl of Cow
lev is dead.
Fignres Up Ufa Damage.
Nebraska City, Feb. 28 John H.
Price, whose stock of millinery and
fancy dry goods was damagedby smoko
and water, estimates his lop at $S?000.
Gorernor Holcoinl3ll.
Lincoln, Feb. 28. Governor Hol
comb is confined to his bed as the re
sult of a severe cold, following a long
continual strain of overwork.
Death of 3Ir. Mallallett.
Kearney, Neb., Feb. 28. The esti
mable wife of J. T. Mallalieu, superin
tendent of the reform school, died after
a short illness.
Oamblrr Donnelly or Onmlm Refute to
Toll the Cr.ind .lory Whom He Rrlhetl.
Omaha. Feb. 28. The work of tho
grand jury in investigating alleged
municipal corruption developed some
sensational features. William Don
nelly, a gambler, admitted having
bribed a city official, paying $1,800, but
refund to name the man. District
Judge Scott remanded him tqjjail until
he answered with this admonition:
"I will makes you answer if I
have to keep you in jail for tho re
mainder of my term. You must an
swer. Why do you refuse? It were
batter for yon and better for society had
you strapped a couple of pistols at your
belt and made people do your bidding
with them, than that you should take
an oath to tell the whole truth before
the grand jury and then set
Ready to Pay Depositor.
Grand Island. Neb.. Feb. 28 The
Security National bank which closed
its doors in November, 1S04, has been
granted authority to liquidate and R. R.
Horth has been appointed by the stock
holders as trustee. He has taken charge
and commenced to pay depositors. All
indebtedness of the bank will be paid in
Cnitn Klerator llnrncil.
Dannecroo. Neb.. Feb. 28. The
elevator of G. B. Salter & Son was
burned. Insurance on the elevator
amounts to $1,700, on the grain $."00, but
this does not pay tho loss on the grain
Burglars robled the po.-toftice and two
stores at New Providence, In.
Clans Sprecklcs was elected president of
the San Joaquin Valley railroad.
The woman suffrage bfll was killed in
the Montana sennte by a vote of 18 to i.
Postmaster General Bissell has placed
his resignation in the hands of the presi
dent. The funeral of Judge Blake occurred at
Laramie, Wyo. The state officials were
all present.
The Minnesota legislature has asked
congress for the site cf old Fort Snelling
for a museum.
Dr. Jennings, secretary cf tho Missouri
state hoard of health, reports 32 cases of
smallpox at Hot Springs.
"Cherokee Bill" was found gUty of
murder by a jury at Fort Smith, Ark.,
and laughed contemptuously.
The Chicago board of trade has taken
steps to raise money to buy seed for
farmers in the drouth-stricken portion of
Nehrasku. Armour & Co. head the bit
with 5,000.
General Mason Brayuiun. aged 81, ox-
governor of Itlaho, the oldest Mason Iu
the United States and former associate in
legal practice with Abraham Lincoln, dletl
at Kansas City.