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THE 8EMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
SEWS OF THE WEEK
CONDENSATIONS OF QREATER OR
(National, Polltlc?l. Personal and Other
Matters In Brief Form for All
Classes of Readers.
' Opposition within democratic ranks
to ttao demands of labor for amend
ments to tho omnibus anti-trust bill
,vlrtually collaapcd whllo tho houso
'vraa concluding gonoral dobato on tho
Tho supremo court has dismissed
an appeal from tho supremo court of
Texas, which hold valid an ordinance
of tho city of Knnls, Tox., annulling
tho franchlso of tho lSnnls Water
Tho Oklahoma reciprocal demurrage
law was annulled as unconstitutional
by tho supremo court on tho ground
that the Oklahoma court hud held It
oppllod to Interstate commerce as
vcll as state commerce.
Tho house passed the Uuckor rosoi
lutlon, which 111 nITect, oxtmoretw the
democratic congressional committee
of charges I hut It violated tho corrupt
practices act In assessing sonators
nnd representatives for campaign con
tributions. Tho oxpoBltlon to bo bold at Pana
ma commemorating tho discovery of
tho Pacific ocean by Balboa will open
Novombor 3 next and lust until April
80, 1915, according to announcement
of tho Pan-American bureau at Wash
ington. Dr. Maurico Francis Egan, Ameri
can mintBtor to Denmark, Is serious?
ly ill in Washington. Dr. Egan camo
from Copenhagen recently for a vaca
tion to lecture through tho south and
ivoBt. All of his, engagements havo
ErneBto Nathan, former mayor of
Rome, now Italian commissioner, gon
oral to tho Panamn-Paclflo exposition,
toad an interview with President Wll
eon. Ho was accompanied by tho
Italian ambassador and Ira Nelson
Morris. Earllor the party called on
Tho administration antitrust pro
gram was doflnltoly etarted en Its
way to tho statuto books when tho
houso, with tho legislative machinery
working under forced draft, complet
ed consideration of tho Covington
Trado Commission bill and laid that
moasuro aBldo for final passage.
Organization cortlficateB incorporat
ing tho twelvo fodoral reserve bankB
havo beon received at tho Troasury
department. Election of director,
classes A and B for oach bank will bo
taken up at onco nnd it Is expocted
tho forms of tho ballots wllf bo aent
to tho 7,505 member banks nt onco.
The senato interstate commorco
committee began consideration of a
motion to report only ono nntl-truBt
bill at tho proBont session of congress.
Tho bill proposed tp rocolvo tho com
mittee's approval would croato nn In
terstate trado commission with powers
of Investigation to report to congress
next winter. '
Tho body of Senator Bradloy of
Kentucky, was takon from Washing
ton for burial at Frankfort. Both
houses of congross adjourned us a
mark of rospoct, resolutions wero In
troduced and eulogies wero spoken,
Tho funeral party Includod Sonntors
Jamos Galllngcr, Warron, Smoot,
Overman, Shlvley, Root, Kern, Martin
Poindoxter, O'Gorman, Pall, Smith of
Arizona, Hughes; all tho Kontucky
delegation of tho house oxcopt Rep
resentative Powers, and Representa
tives Austin, Kahn, Green Smith of
Michigan, Swltzer and Johnson of
Announcement of his candidacy for
to-olootlon has been mado at Dunvor
by United States Sqnatpr Charles 11.
Thomas of Colorado, domocrat.
An ostnto valued ut nearly $2,000,-
COO Is disposed of largoly to charity
by tho will of M8H Elizabeth 11. Ship
pen of Philadelphia who died u week
Tho fifth prlvato bank In Chicago to
fall In two weeks went under when
tho Jackson bank closed its doors. It
had deposits of $05,000. Prlvato
banks havo been under lire in Chicago
for soco time.
Tho Nlgara Falls conferonco nnd Its
dv.elopmonta Is receiving tho closo
Attention of olllclal in Washington.
V'hllQ nolthor wluto houso nor state
Ciopartmont olllclals dlscubS tho pro
rosa of negotiations, on evident ab
sence of tension and a general air of
liopefuluona prevailed among olllclals.
Under guard of United States env
airy, Ludlow, tho striking coal miners
tont colony, which was destroyed In
tho fatal battle between minors, ml
litt.i and mine- guards on April St, ho
II BOILING DOWN
Greater Now Tiork sponds $38,293,
408 on public schools yearly.
In tho United" States cities there
was last year ono bank to every 9,700
Tho dato of tho International avia
tion meet and start of tho around-tho-world
aerial raco at San Francisco
has been fixed for May 8 to 18, 1915.
Hugo Poyntor, son of Sir John
Poynter, president of tho British
academy, and a cousin of Itudyard
Kipling, has' arrived at San Francisco
on tho steamer Persia.
Forest flres that broko out along
tho Tamarack river In Minnesota lum
ber camps out of existence. Hangers
from Robinson and Ely wero sum
moned to fight tho names.
Granting of tho Saturday half holi
day bb u moans of a striotor observ
ance of tho Sabbath was urged In tho
report of tho committee on Sabbath
observance, mado to the gonoral as
soinbly of (ho Presbyterian church in
tho United States.
Tho body of Harry Weakley, a
rancher, burned almost to a crisp,
was found under tho wrockngo of his
nutomobllo on a highway near Frosno,
Cal. Nearby lay Walter Roblneon, un
conscious. Woakloy's machlno had
turnod turtle and burnod with Its oVn
or pinned underneath.
An awakonod public consclonee and
hlghor ideals of the people In tin
last scqro of years have made actum
criminals 6t many thousands, accord
ing to "William N. Gemmlll, president
of the Illinois Society of tho Ameri
can institute of Criminal Law nnd
Criminology nt Its unnual mooting (it
Chi oa go.
An. nvnlnnchn of claims for refund
of income Jnxps paid under protost,
and in excess of tho logal amount duo,
is expected by the troasury depart
ment In'thn near future. This Is the
intimation given by William 15. An-
drown, auditor for the treasury de
partment, a former niombor of cou-
giess from Hastings, Nob.
A man who claims to bo tho Rov,
Louis R. Patmont, a prohibition ad
vdcato, who had boon missing slnco
ho addressed a "dry" meeting nt West
vlllo, 111,, March 31, was found In an
abandoned farm houso near Columbia,
III. The man was found In tho house'
by farm hands who wore working
about tho placo.
Society is too roady to Intervene in
behalf of the criminals, acceding to
John B. Wlnslow, former chlcfjustlco
of tho supromo court of Wisconsin, In
an address to tho Illinois Bar associa
tion nt Chicago. "Tho un-wrltten law
or sontlmontul nonsense is Invoked
to provont adequate punishment," ho
Shan Chlng Shu, Chinoso consul
genoral at San Francisco, reported to
tho police tho disappearance of his
two daughters. Slao Qutil, 15 yearn
old, and Mln Lion, 8 years old. Ho
could not account for their disappear
ance. They wero later found In tho"
woods, where they had gon to gather
NowerB and had gotten lost.
Assorting that its ordor was made
necessary by the "plundorlng" of tht
United railroads of Snn Francisco of
upwurds of a million dollars by tho
corporation's former proBldont, Putrlck
Calhoun, on tho authorization of di
rectors and Btockholdors, tho- Califor
nia railroad commission gavo reluc
tant consent to tht burrowing of more
money by tho United railroads for tho
purchase of rolling stock.
Issunnco of a nation wldo call for
financial and moral support for tho
striking Colorado coal minors, en
dorsement of Congressman J. W.
Bryan's bill calling for fodoral owner
ship of tho Colorado coal mliles nnd
tho solectlon of Denver for tho next
mooting placo wero tho principal acts
of tho convention of tho Rockj; Moun
tain Association of tho United Mine
Workers of America at Seattle.
Tho Dutch Dockers' union has pro
claimed a gonoral strike of tho work
men employed by tho Holland-Amor-lean
lino nt Rotterdam.
Advices from Paris bring Informa
tion that tho lato Sir John Murray
Scott'B art collection, consisting of
(ho part that romalnod In Paris, has
beon sold by tho owner. Ladv Sack,
vlllo-Woat, to an art dealer for $1,-
Stoppago of tho TohauntoDoo rail-
way routo across Moxico has so In
croasod trnfllc across tho Isthmus of
l'anama that tho Panama railroad Is
almost unablo to copo with tho situa
tion. Practically every car tho rati-
ioau owiib is in service and still moun
tains of freight at tho terminals show
no Blgiis, of diminution.
After ft conferonco with Presldont
Huorta. tho minister of tho Interior,
said: "Tho president la highly Bi mi
lled with tho latest njws from Niagara
Falls. It soems that wo ar. noar a
Brought to a halt lu his march to
(ho south, Gen. Morolos Zaragozu, tho
dofoatod federal commander of tho
Tamplco gnrrlson, yI11 have to raco In
battle onco more tho oonsHtutioruljat
who diovo him out of this plaoa, or
outer tho wilderness of mountalno In
'ho HvUBteca G.str'ct to tho went.
NOTHING GIVEN OUT FROM THE
OP TO U. 5.
President Wilson Must 8ay If He
Wants Rebels Recognized. Offici
als Remain Reticent,
Niagara Falls. Tho South Ameri
can envoys, It became known, havo
virtually resolved to go ahead with
their plans for a two-party agreement
between the United States and tho
Huorta government and for tho time
bolng Ignore tho question of constitu
tionalist representation. Tho only
thing that might disturb such a course
would bo a direct intimation from tho
United States that It will withhold ap
proval of tho plans outlined for a new
provisional government unless disposi
tion is promptly mado of tho subject
of constitutionalist participation. Tho
Moxican delegates hav9 held no con
versation, with the mediators an this
Each side here Is waiting; on tho
other to make tho first mov. Tho
Huorta dolegates expect to receive.
General Huerta's approval of tho oe-'
sontlals of tho peace plan, together
with- his- opinion on some of tiJio
names suggested for tho new govern
ment. The United States delegates
recelvod much information along this
line from Washington, but no intima
tion ub to how far they should press
the subject of constitutionalist repre
sentation. Thoro Is to be a conferonco at 11
a'clock Monday, at which the attitude
of botho mediators and tho
Amorican delegates toward constitu
tionalist participation may bo more
clearly defined. Should tho Amorican
delegates consent to go ahead with
th!r earlier work on tho peace plan,
tho mediators will continue their cf
foits toward an agreement. Eventual
ly, It Is tholr purposo to answer Gen
eral Carranza's Inst communication,
but a change In tholr attitudo toward
(ho constltutionallss may result from
an Insistence- on the part of Ameri
can delegates that no agreement' can
bo signed until tho third element in
tho controversy Is given opportunity
to express its vlows. The American
dolegatos are firm In their conviction
that gome way should be found by
which tho constitutionalists would bo
represented here. They are prepared
to argue the point further with tho
mediators, but are awaiting definite
Instructions from Washington. ,
Want an Armistice.
Tho American viewpoint Is that
General Carranza mlsht be Invited
'igain to treat on International ques
tions nnd the international situation
could bo approached at tho samo time.
As the Huorta dolegatos already are
discussing Internal questions it is not
bolleved they would offes- any objee
tions to considering tho samo Issue
with representatives of General Car
Searching the Home of Winters.
Now Castle, Ind. Search tor a clew
to tho whereabouts of Catherine Win
ters, In connection with whoso disap
pearance more than a year ago hor
father. Dr. W. A. Winters; hor step
mother and W. A. Coqror, a boardor
at tho Winters' home, wero arrested,
was turned to tho former residence of
After a day spent In digging up tho
giounds nnd cellar xit the family's
present home, which resulted In tho
finding of a small red sweater, hair
ribbon and stained undergarmonta,
tho searchers opened a disused woll
nt tho former residence nnd dug out
a quantity of lime, without, however,
finding any new evidence.
So far no motlvo connecting any of
the pqrsons under arrest with the dls
appoiranco of tho child has been mado
public. It is said that tho girl was to
havo Inherited $3,000 from a grnnd
pnront, which would go to some othor
relative If not to tho girl.
I, W. W. Workers Taken at Tarrytown.
Tnrrytown, N. Y. Renewed at
tempts to hold a. nnotlng resulted in
clashes with polico, and throe addi
tional arreBts of Industrial workers of
tho world wore mndo, Increasing tho
number of prisoners to fifteen. None
af tho industrial workers of tho world
followers mado any attempt to ap
proach John D. " Rockefeller's estate.
Tho twelve prisoners waived examina
tion at tho city court nnd wero takon
to tho White Plains Jail, to await ac
Ion by the grand Jury.
Kllba-'j Knocks Out Challenger,
Donvo . -Johhny Kllbano of Clove
land, tho featherweight chnmplon,
knocked out Bonny Chaves, Colorado
challenger, In tho second round of a
Bchoduled fifteen-round bout hero.
Seek Primitive Horse In West.
Now HnvOn, Conn. To so'Jk moro
prlmltlvo forms of tho horso, nn expe
dition will sot out from Peabody mu
Foum at Yale' uulvorslty for tho bad
lands In tho Rosobud Indian reserva
tion In South Dakota and later It will
move farther west,
Trial of Aebert Finished. '
Havana. Cuba. Tho trial of Ernos.
t.o Asbort, formor govornor of Ha
vana, oharged with killing General Ar
mado Rlvns, chlof of tho national po
lico, Is ended. Verdict not given out.
BRIEF NEWS OF NEBRASKA
A new lco plant has been opened In
Sewer bonds carried by a majority
of 61 votes nt Ravenna.
Tho German Lutheran church at
Auburn was dedlcatod Sunday.
Heavy rains have put tho crops of
Jefferson county In oxcollcnt condi
tion. A stato officers' camp will bo hold
at tho stato farm at Lincoln, June 1
Tho state postmasters' association
will bo In session at Lincoln next
The annual state convention of In
surance agents will meet In Lincoln,
Juno 9 and 10.
Flro of unknown origin destroyed
several buildings In Plattsmotith, caus
ing a small loss.
Willard Swaney. aged 10, wns
drowned whllo swimming In the Blue
river near Hebron.
Tho Sundav schools of Nomahn
county held their annual convention
at Johnson, last weok.
A class of seventy-two, the largest
In tho history of the school, graduated
at Beatrice last week.
Tho German Lutheran church noar
Wausa wns struck by lightning and
uurnud to tho ground.
Vordon has erected a band stand
with a foundation of beer kegs in the
center of Its main street.
Tho cornerstone of tho new $10,000
Swedish Lutheran church seven miles
northwest of Swedeburg was laid.
Tho council of the diocese of Ne
braska of tho Protestant Epircrpnl
church will most in Lincoln tn 193 5.
Sixty-threo ' coyote scalps were
brought in to the court house at North
Platte for the collection of tho boiint
Transfusion of a quart of blood f rem
her husband's arteries, may save the
llfo of Mrs. Josoph Bent or Rosemont
Wolves aro getting to be n menace
In tbo neighborhood south of Beatrice,
and hunting parties nre a favorite pas
P. .T, Corcoran, an Omaha letter car
rier for tho past twenty-six 'years, died
Tuesday of tuborculosls, nged 57
From GOO to 700 delegates are ox
pectcd to attend the meeting of tho
stato P. E. O. at Lincoln, Juno 18
Tho Duff Grain company has
shipped moro than a quarter million
bushels of wheat from Nebraska City
Moro than hnlf of tho $700 play
ground fund desired to carry oa the
work at North Platte this summer has
Arthur White, aged 23 years; was
Instantly killed when he was thrown
from his motorcycle near Cozad. His
skull was crushed.
The Albion concert orchestra assist
ed by high school singers, presented n
concert at the Albion opera house bo
foro a largo audience.
J. H, Jones, Instructor of science
nnd athletics In tho Weeping Water
high school, has boon elected to a
position In tho Central City schools.
The building of the Farmers' Co
operative Grain company elevator nt
Greeloy Center has been started and
construction Is being pushed rapidly.
Arthur Wessburg of North Platte,
who had Just enlUted in tho U, S.
navy, and was on his way to report
at Grand Island, fell from a train and
was Instantly killed.
Roy Patterson, a well known and
prosperous farmer of Scotts Bluff
county, was killed by lightning Friday
night, as he drove Into his yard on
his return from town.
Franklin J. Crowell, confessed big
amist, hanged himself In his cell at
David City after he had been sen
tenced to sorvo from ono to four years
In tho stato ponltontlary.
Erwln Flnnigmler. a farmer naar
Konesaw, was seriously Injured when
a cow which he was haul'npr. Jumped
over the Feat and landed between tho
horses. Tho team becamo frightened
and. ran away and the driver was
thrown- under the wagon.
Edith Barker and Iva Seld of Ne
maha wore severely bruised when a
buggy In which thoy vjero riding
A class of fifty-five wns confirmed"
in tho Bancroft Catholic church, some
coming from Lyons. Pender and Wnlt
hlll. Bishop Tlhen of Lincoln was
Nebraska will have ono moro first
class postofilce nfter July 1. At pres
ent there nre four such offices: Lin
coln. Omaha. Grand Island and Fro
mont. Beatrlco will bo admitted Into
tho select circle when the now ordor
of classification Is made.
Plans aro being perfected nt Bea
trice for the erection of a $27,000 the
ater which will seat about 1,500 and
be thoroughly modern.
Rains at Verdlgre swelled the oreek
Into a torrent which Inundated the
town nnd caused a $25,000 property
loss. Many people, were barely awak
onpd in time to flco to safety.
C. D. Robinson of Table Rock has
Just marketed his first harvest of
Osage orange posts, from tho grove
that ho planted twenty-three years
ago. It eonslsted of about 40 000
posts, besides a great quantity of fire
Work will bo commenced at onco on
tho new Carnegie llbrarv at Burwnll.
AHcr a ennvass of tho city. Fre
mont is convinced that the business
mon want a festtvel during the sum
mer nnd a committee is nlrcady lay
ing plans for a comblnod Industrial
and agricultural show to bo held dur
lng August. Four counties will bo In
vited to participate n the fnlr.
H. T. Sexson. n Burlington car re
pairer at Lincoln, was caught under
ft car In the yurda there, bufforlng a
dislocation of the splno, causing
paralysis, from which he may not recover.
DISTRIBUTED ON THE BASIS OF
GOSSIP FROM STATE CAPITAL
Items of Interest Gathered from Re
liable Sources and Presented In
Condensed Form to Our
Western Newspaper Union News Service
A total school population of 279,926
children In Nebraska for the years
1913 and 1914 calls for the annual dis
tribution of $349 013 according to
tables announced by the stato super
intendent. ,0 tho amount tho three
principal sources from which tho funds
como arc as follows: Bond interest,
$164,931 ; interest dn school and saline
lands leaed, $83,001, and interest on
school and fnllno lands sold, $40,511.
Douglas county with 42,223 children
of school age draws $38.7S7 and regis
ters high placo In tho. state. Lancas
ter county, second, wlh about half as
many school chlldreu, will bo paid
$19 389. Banner and Grant counties
press each, othor hard for low place
HEBRASKANS IN THE PUBLIC EYE
RICHARD L. METCALFE
Recent Governor of Panama, who has
been appointed chairman of the
committee In charge of the formal
opsning cf the Panama canal In 1915.
with Banner just a shade In tho lead.
It has 383 school children and Grant
county has 38G.
! Alfalfa Pays.
Wm. H. Smith of the Seward Inde
pendent Democrat Is responsible for
the following item:
l "L. E, Ost, who acts as agent for
tho Burlington railroad in Seward
and raises a patch of alfalfa on the
sldo, is convinced that no crop grown
in Nebraska is more profitable than
alfalfa, and that gool alfalfa land Is
dirt cheap at' $150 -per acre.
' "Mr. Ost haB five acres sown to al
falfa, from which four cuttings were
made last year, tho yield amounting
to 21 tons nnd 680 pounds, and for
tho crop he has received $238.20. Ho
hired all the work donO in caring for
the crop, nnd this cost him $51 55,
which made the net receipts from the
five acres $18G,C5, or an Jncomo of
$37.33 per aero net, which is equiva
lent to almost 25 per cent on $150
Coct of Road Improvement.
Moro than one and three-quarters
-nllllons of dollars raised by taxation
was spent in Nebraska last year for
tho improvement of roads, according
to figures collected by Secretary Sey
mour of the state board of equaliza
tion from tho treasurers of tbo respec
tive counties. A slightly less amount
wns levied as taxes for the special
purposo of building nnd repairing
bridges. Secretary Seymour's returns
"ehow an aggregato of $1,759,044 ex
pended on roads during 1913. This
does not Include any outlay for paving
in cities. Tho total amount of taxes
levied for all purposes in Nebraska
was $22,4S7.791, so that about 8 per
cent of all taxation revenues went to
County Judges who have been ap
pointed to fill vacancies will hold ovr
until next January when this fall's
ouota of ollcials will take their places.
That hns bpen de'dpd by Secretnrv of
State Wait and Attorney General Mar
tin following Inquiry from Bcce
county. An oP.dnl there thought
voters would hnvn to elect a man to
fill the unexnlrpd term and the nw
term also. Thlc. however. Is not tho
cao under tho stne officials' viws
Tho new law permitting voting bv
mail will bo enforced for the first
tlmo this year. '
Many Horses Named.
Two hundred nnd nineteen horsos
havo beon named for the early closing
races of the 1914 Nobraska Stato Fair,
ns compared with 174 mado last year.
All the speed ovonts wero filled except
tbo two-year-old pace. Forty-two
horses wero named for tho two-year-old
trot, twenty-flvo fo'r the throo-j ear
old trot, forty-olght for tho 2:30 trot
and thrty-threo for tho 2:20 trot,
twelve for tho threo-yonr-old paco,
twenty-eight for tho 2:25 pace and
thirty for tho 2:14 pace.
NEWS FROM STATE HOUSE
Because the bids filed for creating:
Jho new building at tho Geneva Indus
trial school for girls wero all consid
ered too high, tho board of control has
rejected tho entire buuch and decided
Karle Gorlo of North Platte has.
brought suit against Ralph Garmnnvof
that city for $9,994 damages, nllcglng
that ho s permanently disabled as tho
result of being struck by Garman's
automobile last July.
Prof. Laurence Brunor, entomolo
gist of tho state university, has sent
an assistant to Preston, Richardson
county, to Investigate the alleged dam
age by Hessian fly to winter wheat in
that section of the state.
A. A. Reed, Inspector of accredited
schools, declares that great' benefit
hns been derived from tho freo high
school law. Lnst year moro than 5,000"
non-rcsldcnt pupils nttonded accred
ited schools, he says. This is a great
forward movement In secondary edu
Celebration of Flag day will como
this year on Juno 15, the ronl anni
versary coming upon-Sunday, June 14.
Tho announcement has been mado
that by general agreement, the formal
celebration of tho day will tnko place
on Monday. Tho'dhv wll mark tho
137th anniversary of tho congres
sional adoption of the flag of tho
- Deputy State Auditor Minor has ro
celved a list of Bitty homostoads in
the irrigation territory of "Sdotls Bluff,
Sioux and Morrill counties, which aro
stPl open to settlement. On some of
them a small amount of back water
tax is due. The tracts averago sev
enty five a,cros, and some of them run
about 100 acres of land subject to irri
gation, with attached acreage which is
outside the "Irrigable area. ' -
The first outbreak of an'hrax among
cattle in Nobraska which has beon
ofliclally reported In the last two years
has come to tho attention of tho stato
veterinarians office. In a hor1 of 113
nnlmnls nt Long Pine, belonging to a
stockman named Millard. Seven of
the caftle died within a week and moro
nre afflicted. Tho herd has been
placfd under ouarantine and will bo
vacc.nnted against tho disease.
While university authorities hav'
empirically denied that any move
ment Is on foot bv them to pnrchaso
Arbor Lodge, the home of J. Sterling
Morton at Nebraska City, and turn
it into a horticultural station belong
ing to the state, President J A. Yager
of the State Horticultural socletv de
clares that his organization favors tho
purchase and, In fact, has brn ne
gotiating with Joy Morton of Chicago'
to that end.
Modeled on a plan never before used
In tho United States, the'floral exhibit
at tho state fair this fall should at
tract attention everywhere. A noted
landscape gardener has been sccurca
and the center of Agricultural-Horticulture
hall will be soiled and sodded.
Instead of the custoniary display in ,
flowering pots, all plants will be plant
ed In the soil and be arranged accord
ing to the technical requirements of
scientific landscape gardening.
Alfalfa Is a profitable crop for tho
beef producers of eastern and south
eastern Nebraska, doclared Prof. R. K.
Bliss of tha state university farm. In
addition he declared that experiments
at the stato farm showed that whero
farmers in the eastern and southeast
ors sections of the state could ralso
alfalfa they had a distinct advantago
over feeds in Iowa, Indiana and Illi
nois. In these states, cold pressed
cotton seed cake and alfalfa ration
and corn, alfalfa and a light feed of
silage produced tho best results last
R. P. Tcelo of Washington. D. C,
who is making Irrigation investiga
tions for fhe department of agricul
ture, called at tho stato house re
cently In company wluh H. C. Dlesem
of North Platte, Neb., Irrigation en
gineer in charge of Irrigation InvcFtl
gatlons in Nebraska and South Da
kota. Mr. Tcelo was graduated from
the University of Nebraska in the
spring of 1897. He is now making his
first trip through Nebraska for the
purposo of Investigating irrigation in
general. Ho Is connected with tho
office of experiment.
Although the Southern Nebraska
Power company of Superior has. re
ceived permission from the state rail
way commission to issue stock nnd
bonds up to tho nmount of $333,000,
including $100 000 nlrendv In existence,
the company may bo compelled by the
state board of irrigation to revise Its
plans beforo its right to otjernto on
in enlarged bals Is established. Plans
on file with tho rnllwnv commlss'on,
submitted bv President David Guthrio
of the Superior rompnnv, Fhow that It
purposes to Riipply electric turrent to
dozen or moro In Nebraska.
Food Commissioner Harman has
word from the Burlington railroad
management thnt It will Install a din
In? car In connection with tho clean
and pure food exposition nt tbo Ne
braska state fair this year .and will
glvo regular dining nr service during
fnlr week ns a novel foaturo of tho
show. A lottor rcco'ved from Pason
?or Traffic Manager P. S. ICustia of
Chlcaso accepts the auKoatlou bv
wii'ii'tioiwigi "Utiuiwi u awi tl UU ij
Gxhlult nnd says tho details will bo
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