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THE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE. NORTH PLATTE. NEBRASKA.
INTELLIGENCE HERE GATHERED
COVERS WIDE AREA.
GREATER OR LESSER IMPORT
Includes What Is Going On at Wash.
Ington and In Other Sections of
Twenty-one naval ofllcers woro
placed on t'.ic retired list, fifteen of
the number hnvliiB been selected by
tho plucking board, whllo the other
nix oluntnrily asked retirement.
Favorable reports on thrco of the
flvo federal reserve board nomina
tions tent to the sonato by President
"Wilson were agreed upon by the
banking and currency committee.
Vlrlch Duvlvler, the minister from
Haiti, Informed Secretary llryan that
he had been recalled by his govern
ment and that ho would he succeed
ed by Solon Moijoh, whom he replacod
at Washington In 1913.
An Hem of $100,000 for the boring
of artesian wolls In arid districts for
the purpose of discovering the exist
ence of supplies of water available
for Irrigation purposes, has been
dropped from the agricultural appro
President Wilson will take no action
In the strike situation at Butte, pond
ing further developments. Federal
troops will not bo moved from Van
couver barracks to Fort Missoula to
be In readiness In cbro of trouble, for
Tho administration trade commis
sion bill was further supported by
Senator Cummins, republican, who
continued his discussion of Its consti
tutional phrases. Ho particularly de
fended tho provision of tho bill mak
ing "unfair competition" unlawful.
Senator Davllmar Theodore, tho
Haltlon revolutionist leader has been
killed In a battle with fifty of Ills fol
lowers near tho domlnlcan frontier.
Captain Eberle of the cruiser Wash
ington so reported his Information
from awo members of tho Haltlon
Letters of commendation for con
Eplcuous gallantry during the occupa
tion of Vera Cruz woro written by
Secretary Daniels to Goorgo II. Boyd,
quartermaster, and Augustus J. Hall
berg, gunner's mate, of tho cruise"
Chester. Both men have been ad
vanced to tho. rank of potty olllcers.
An official Intimation of tho purpose
of the United States to begin negotia
tions with Russia for a now treaty to
roplaco tho ono abrogated a year and
a half ago, was conveyed In a state
ment at tho White houso that George
T". Mayro, tho newly-appointed am
bassador to St. Petersburg, might take
up that subject.
America, tho Rodman Wannmakor
trans-Atlantic flyer, tobo from tho wa
ter Jn a recent test, with ten passen
gors, establishing another weight-carrying
record for hydro-aoroplanes.
Tho germ which caused pyorrhoa
and a euro for tho disease haB been
discovered Jiy Dr. Michael P. Barrett
of Philadelphia, according i to an an
nouncement mado at tho annual moot
ing of tho Pennsylvania state dental
Hopo for an oarly sottlomout of tho
etrlko of tho Wcstlnghouso employes
at Pittsburgh was chocked by tho de
cision of 7,000 of tho strlkors not to
accept tho tonus mado In signed
btatpmonts by tho heads of tho affect
Guy Phillips, associate secretary of
tho Missouri Pacific Railway Co., shot
and killed hlmBelf in tho offices of the
company on the eighth floor of a Now
York office building. Ills physician
fcald ho had been a sufferer recontly
Tho saloons In tho Colorado strike
district will not b,o pormlttod to opon
no long as the federal troops aro In
tho field. Tho order Issued by tho
fcdoral commander upon ontorlng the
district last April Is final. iThls Is
tho word that camo from tho secre
tary of wnr, to whom tho city nnd
county officials recently nppoalod.
There aro 290 railways In tho
United States, operating 120,901 mllos
of track which last yoar carried
409,808,488 passengers without a sin
Dr. Holbrook Curtis, tho throat
specialist, has told Colonel Roosevelt
ho would have to rest six weeks. Then
after tho colonel had mado a fow
speeches as a test, tho doctor suld,
lie would bo able to toll more dell
nltly just what Mr. Roosevelt could
do in tho campaign.
United States in 1913 imported
3,207,323 pounds of mica.
The fourteenth International Sunday
school convention hns opened In Chi
cago with 4,000 delegates
Walter W. Davis, Jr., and his
brother, Fred, wore found dead In a
field on their farm noar Peabody,
Kan. It Is believed they were struck
by lightning In a storm.
Chief Wallace of tho Charlotte, N.
C. fire department nnd ono fireman
were killed ami thrco others wore
seriously Injured by a dynamite ex
plosion in a small' fire. .The dynamite
stored by a contractor was Ignited by
a fire In a barn.
What Is claimed to bo n record In
walking recently from tho summit of
Pikes Poalr to tho cog station In Man
Itou was made by Maurice Kubby ol
Omaha, Neb. Kubby walked down
tho mountain, according to tlmors. in
nn hour and thirty minutes. Thrco
hours wore required to walk to tho
summit from Manltou.
An aoroplano will bo used by Prof.
David Tod-I of Amherst college In ob
serving the total eclipse of tho sun,
August 21, according to plans an
nounced. Prof Todd will make his
observations at Riga, Russia. With
tho aid of tho flying machine he hopes
to bo able to rlso above any clouds
that may hinder observations from
A carload of beer and whisky hilled
as gravel wis seized by stato and fed
oral officers at Bartlesville, Okla. It
was tho biggest seizure of intoxicating
liquors ever mado In ' this section
Twenty barrels of beer and twenty
flvo cases of whisky were seized. As
no ono claimed tho shipment, it Is to
bo destroyed. It was valued at near
Tho Federal lcaguo will Invoke tho
Shorman nntl-trust law In Its flgljt for
tho sen-Ices of Marsans nnd Chase,
according to a statement made by
President Gllmore. Chnrgcs that Or
ganized Baso Ball Is a combination op
orating In restraint of trade will be
mado by "attornoys for tho Federals
when tho next Btage in tho Marsans
case, now In tho federal courts, Is
Tho announcement that 400 Japan
ese laborers from California aro com
Ing to locate in' Alger county, Mlchl
gnn, Vas started an antl-allon land
law agitation there and it Is reported
an attempt will be mado at tho next
session of the stato legislature to en
act an nntl-allen law similar to tho
ono In California. Tho Japanese will
oncace In vecctable farming when
thoy nrrlvo In Alger county.
Six thousand baited rat traps aro
doing service In the infected zono of
Now Orleans, Fla., wTloro they had
been placed by direction of health au
thorities In their campaign to eradl
cato bubonic plague. Two hundred
omployos placed tho traps, rat-proofed
residences and business houses
and aro keeping a general survell
lanco in tho prescribed area.
Georgo McDuffoy, a deputy shorlft
of Hoppner, Ore., fought a single
handed battle with train robbers in
tho mlddlo of a chair car fifty miles
east of Pendloton, Ore., killing ono.
anil wounding another and missing
death himself when tho westerner's
Inevitable pocket comb in tho uppor
loft-hnnd pocket slowed down a bal
lot aimed at his heart. Tho car was
Oregon-Washington (Railroad and Nav
Igatlon passenger train No. 5 westbound.
MEXICANS TAKE BUT LITTLE IN
TEREST IN VOTING.
REBEL LEADERS STILL AT OUTS
Representatives of the Two Factions
In Conference and Hope for Peace
ful Solution of Quarrel,
Mexico City. Elections for presi
dent, vice president, deputies and sen
ators were hold In that portion of the
republic controlled by the Huerta gov
ernment. Indlfforcncc was manifest
General Huerta appoared to bo tho
favorite candidate for the presidency
and General Blanquet for tho vko
President Huerta, it Is reported, re
ceived a virtually unanimous vote of
confldonce. Tho returns Indicate tho
re-election of all present members of
tho chamber of deputies and the
Tho lightest votes in many years
were cast In both tho capital and
Sco Differences Eliminated.
Torroon, Coahuila, Hex. When the
Carranca-VIlla conference adjourned
after a long session, both sides were
apparently confident that whatever
differences had existed between the
two constitutionalist leaders were in
a fair way of being eliminated.
While nono of tho members of tho
two commissions would discuss any
phaso of tho negotiations, it was ovl
dont that they were in accord on
whatever mattorB there had been be
Protests to Villa.
El Paso, Tox. Expressions of opti
mism received from Torreon upon tho
question involving tho ownership of
constitutionalist national currency
aro not echoed locally, Roberto Pes
qulera, Carranza's conldentlal agent,
haB sent a strong protest to General
Villa regarding what Pesqulera termed
tho "criminal act3" of Villa's agents
In making away with Carranza's first
paper currency on this side of the
It was learned that Carranza had
outlawed all flat paper of tho national
Issue not put Into circulation by his
officials. This will affect several mil
lions of pesos which tho Villa officials
havo confiscated and stamped.
NEBRASKA IN BRIEF.
Joseph Burton, tho negro who was
recently captured In a spectacular at
tempt to blackmail tho Cunard Steam
chip company in New York, was sen
tenced to fifteen years lu Slug Sing
' Moran was no match for Jack John
son, and tho black lighter retained hla
title after twenty rounds of easy
Simon W. Strauss, who has spent
several months in Europe Invostlgnt
Ing for tho American society for tho
promotion, of thrift, will bring back to
Aniorlca many suggestions. Ho has
found much material in Great Britain.
Nedoljo Gabrlnovlch, who threw n
bomb at Archduke Francis Fordlnand
and his wife, whllo thoy wcro pro
ceeding to tho Sarayovo town hall,
has mado a completo confession, ac
cording to dispatches received from
Emperor William abandoned his In
tended trip to Vienna to attend tho
funeral of Arcliduko Francis Fordl
nand. It was announced that ho was
BUiferlng from a severe cold attended
with symptoms of lumbago.
Tho troubles of tho Amorlcan-Pan-ama
Joint land commission, which la
endeavoring to Bottle lnnd claims,
havo grown serious, according to tho
legal olllcors of tho canal, who mado
no secret of their expectation that tho
work of tho commission would result
Two hundred coal minora woro on
tombed in 'tho Vlclle-Marlhayo col
llory, noar Liege, Belgium, when tiro
broko out. -Two hundred of their
comrades escaped when tho alarm
Counsel for tho ownora of tho
Storstad, in IiIb oponlng argumonts
at tho Inquiry, stated that ono of tho
vossels was to blamo for tho sinking
of tho Empress and that tho Inquiry
would fix thut blame. In other words,
tho catastrophe was en avoldablo accident.
Anarchl6t Plot Revealed.
New York. In tho ruins of the ten
ement wrecked by tho explosion or a
bomb, which, It Is believed was in
tended for use against John D. Rocke
feller, Jr., tho authorities havo found
ovIdenc6 that Arthur Caron, who was
killed with threo others, had used his
apartment as a center for the distribu
tion of Inflammatory literature and
that It wan filled with death-dealing
oxplo3lvca. A small printing press,
revolutionary pamphlets and circu
lars, an electric1 dynamo, two electric
batteries, cartridges nnd bits of steel,
woro among tho articles uncovered,
which tend, in tho opinion of tho po
lice, to show an anarchistic plot Two
of thoso killed in the wrecked build
ing woro agitators, who woro to bo
placed on trial at Tarrytown on
charges of disorderly conduct Sn con
nection with tho demonstration In
augurated against Mr. Rockefeller, as
a protest against his attitude in tho
Colorado coal mlno strike. Tho body
of tho fourth victim of tho explosion
has been found. It was that of
Charles Borg known in Industrial
Workors of tho World circles as tho
"big Swedo," associate of Caron.
Many Questions for Voters.
Denver. Colo. Soventeon legisla
tive questions, consisting of eight Ini
tiated bills, six referendum potltions
and thrco proposed constitutional
amendments, aro on file In the office
of Secretary of Stato J. B. Pearco for
submission to tho voters of Colorado
at tho Novombor election. Threo of
tho referendum potltions relate to tho
public utilities bill. Silk to prevent
tho submission of these petitions has
Among tlm bills to bo referred is
ono to prevent tho appointment of
deputy sheriffs or peaco officers who
havo not beon residents of tho stato
for at least ono oar.
Among tho Initiated measures are
to provide a half mill lovy for roads,
allow probation to ndnlt prisoners,
allow a majority of Jurors to decide
civil suits and to establish stato-witlo
Clark Made a Doctor of Laws.
Washington. Speaker Clark has
boon notified that ho had boen mado
a doctor of laws by Bothany college,
tho West Virginia school from which
Armo nnd Ammunition Landed.
Dublin. In tho absence of tho po
lice, tho Irlah National Volunteors
Bucceodcd In landing bore 400 cases of
ammunition, and 800 cases of rifles.
Tho arms nnd ammunition woro takon
from on board a boat which had been
hovering about tho coast off Dublin.
All In Favor of Prohibition,
Boise, Idaho. Planks favoring stato
wldo prohibition were incorporated in
tho platforms of tho republican, dem
ocratic and progressive parties assem
bled In convention here.
The Wlsncr Chronicle has ordored
a standard linotype.
A new theater erected by Loul
Meyers, has been formnlly opened at
Tho annual session of the Madison
county institute will be held at Madi
son, August .1-7.
A. Zlotkey has purchased the Ruwo
block at Fremont, tho consideration
A $9,200 bond Issue for water works
was carried by a vote of forty-one to
olghteen nt Clatonla.
A $12,000 bond lssuo for tho exten
sion of the wator servlco was defeat
ed at Albion, 127 to 89.
Tho People's Banner of David City
has moved into new quarters and In
stalled some now machinery.
Twenty-two 'Nebraska counties
which havo reported already show
only slight Increases In assessments.
An automobile stolen from tho
Haynes automobile garage of Omaha,
was found, deserted, north of Fre
mont. G. E. Johnson, city electrician of
Falls City, has received a pulmotor
which will bo kept for emergency
Wheat cutting noar Stella has been
finished, threshing has been delayed
by havy rains. A bumper corn crop
Walter Henry, twenty-two years
old, committed sulcldo at tho family
homo noar West Point whllo tempora
The city council of Kearney has
awarded to the United Trust Co. of
Omaha $45,000 5 . per cent funding
bonds at par.
The Alliance Times and Alliance
Herald each Issued special illustrated
editions during tho Nebraska Stock
F. W. Alstadt of Norfolk has begun
action in district court for divorce
from his wife, Ethel G., and the cus
tody of their child.
The new German Lutheran ZIon
church, four miles northwest of El
lis, was dedicated Sunday Threo
services were held.
A bond lssuo for the erection of a
municipal light plant has been car
ried by tho voters of Lyons by a
majority of 148 to 35.
A now mall route starts from Chad
ron July 1, going to Antelope, Pep
per Crook, Esther and Manchester,
making rural free delivery en route.
Christopher Courtrlght, the last sur
vlvlng Mexican war veteran In this
county and possibly tho state, died
at the residence of his sister at Mil
ford. that he sustained an Injury by said
railway company which resulted in
the loss of a foot. J, J. McCarthy and
M. F. Harrington are attorneys for tho
Editor F. W. Brown of tho Kearney
Morning Times got out a special edi
tion to boom Kearney's Fourth of July
celebration. It was printed in red
and blue Ink.
Subscriptions aro bolns given for
tho building of a narrow' gauge subur
ban railroad to the Table, twenty
mllos southwest of Chadron. Surveys
aro being mado.
Fremont gas users havo petitioned
tho city council to provide" for a dol
lar rate on gas charging that dis
crimination Is shown In the present
Nellie A. Llchty has applied for a
dlvorco from Georgo W. Lllchy at
Boatrlco. She alleges desertion and
non-support and asks for the custody
If tho two children.
M. II. Marble and Frank Kovnnda,
r., havo been elected members of the
Tablo Rock' school board to succeed
C. I. Norrls and C. J. Wood, whoso
terms had expired.
Tho Farmers State bank of Clarks
has Incorporated with a capital of
20.000. 1. J. Wohrman Is president:
D. Rhodes, vice-president, and J.
R. Chamberlain, cashier.
The body of Albert John Bahr was
brought to Chadron for Interment
from Hirdosty, Canada, where he had
been killed while on duty as conduc
tor for the Canadian Pacific Railroad
Saunders county fnrmprs aro busy
harvesting ono of tho biggest wheat
crop this county has over seen. The
acreago Is larger than usual and it Is
estimated thnt tho yield will bo from
thirty to forty bushels.
Potltions havo been filed to havo
tho names of 11. N. Colmnn and L. H.
McKllllp placed on tho primary ballot
as candidates for county judge and
county attorney of Seward county, on
tho republican ticket.
In nn auto accident one milo north
of Ogallnla Bruco Reed, aged 27. was
killed when his Jugular vein was sev
ored by tho broken wind shield. Carl
SImnon, Tom Cooney, R. C. Young nnd
Bruco Stafford woro Injured, but not
fatally. Rood loaves a young widow
and two small children.
with ono automobile for every
twenty-five of Its inhabitant, Ne
braska heads. tho list of states in the
number of nutos per capita. Iowa 1b
second nnd California Is third. Ac
cording to estimates, SO per cent of
tho Nebraska mnchlnos nro owned by
A hall -storm passed over the coun
try west, north and cast of Callaway,
completely destroying crops within
its path. Many farmors who woro pre
paring to hnrvost. lost nil of tholr
small grain. Corn was also damaged
to a great extent, but may recover.
Charles K. Bassett, proprietor of
tho Grant County Tribune at Hyannls,
has been sued for $10,000 by Burt S.
Claire of Omaha for alleged defama
tion of character. Papers woro served
on Mr. Bassett whllo ho was attend
ing tho meeting of tho Nebraska
Press' association at Lincoln last
HIS DUTY OUTLINED:
ASSESSOR MUST FIND VALUE OF
MORTGAGES IN FULL".
CASE FROM FURNAS COUNTY
Jasper L. McBrlen Pays Hurried Trip
to Nebraska, Making Talk at
Lincoln. It is the duty If an as
sessor to got the actual value of mort
gages and determine tho same Ir
respective of their face. value, accord
Ijig to an opinion of tho attorney gen
oral In nnswer to an lqutry mado by
County Attorney R. J. Harper of Fur
In the case referred to tho land haB
an actual value of $1,400 for taxation
.purposes. There aro two mortgages
on the land vnlucd at $1,400 and also
a IJitrd for $250. Tho attorney gen
eral holds that the first two mortgages
should bo held at their face value,
which is the value of tho land and
that tho third mortgage should net bo
assessed because It has no real valuo
over and above- tho value ,of tho two
valuo of tho land.
which cover the
To Push Norfolk Building.
Norfolk people aro getting anxious
to know when the State Board of Con
trol is going to begin the erection of
the new hospital building at tho asy
lum for the insane, near that city and
Editor Huse of the News was at tho
stnte houso In ah endeavor to gather
sorao Information which ho could take
back to tho homo folks. The board
was out visiting stato Institutions
nnd as tho governor has several times
refused to Instruct the board what
they should or should not do, It is not
supposed that he got much satisfac
tion out of tho executive.
Commissioner Kennedy said that
tho board was waiting to get the track
laid to tho Institution because of thb
saving It would make oil hauling ma
terial to thb place, and that proposi
tion alone would bo qulto an Item in
tho matter of submitting bids. When
It was understood that the track
could be completed at some specified
time, and Architect Stltt had the
plans completed, the matter would be
pushed rapidly. Commissioner Ken
nedy thought that August would see
SIX GRADES OF CORN NOW.
State's Coal Bill.
The stnte board of control Is busy
trying to determine who are the low
est bidders for coal for state institu
tions. Fourteen bids were submitted
to tho board. Another bid was shut
out because It came too late. As tho
board asked for bids on coal for stato
Institutions for a period of ono year,
moro than usual interest was shown
by coal dealers throughout tho stato.
Tho stato uses but 25,000 tons of coal
'annually. Most of it is steam coal
and tho toal cost is about $75,000 a
year. Last year Mr. Miles got most
of the contracts. Tho board at that
timo decided not to permit substitu
tion at a higher price In case the
dealer was unable to furnlBh the kind
bid upon. This plan is being followed
again this year. Tho specifications
call for different kinds of coal but
make no provision for substitution. If
a dealer Is unable to furnish steam
coal bid upon, he must' furnish some
thing better at the price of the steam
New System of Standards In Force
by Department of Agriculture.
Six sample grades of corn are now
recognized by the olilco of standard
ization of the United States Depart
ment of Agriculture, whoro heretofore
only four grades woro used In desig
nating tho value of the cereal. Yellow
white and mixed corn will run maxi
mum per cent of moisture in tho Bix
grades as follows: 14, 15.5, 17.5, 19.5,
21.5 and 23, whllo tho allowablo per
cent of damaged product will be
regulated by 2, 4, G, 8, 13 and 15 per
centages. In regulating tho amount of foreign,
material in tho grain tho following,
percentages will prevail: 1, 1, 2, 2, 3
and 5, while cracked grain will come
under a regulation of 2, 3, 4, 4, 5 and
7 per 'cent.
Eleven other ruloB prescribed by
the deparment aro:
Tho corn in grades No. 1 to No. 5,.
Inclusive, must bo sweet.
White corn, all grades, shall bo at
least 98 per cent white.
Yellow corn, all grades, shall be at
least 95 per cent yellow.
Mixed corn, all grades, shall in
clude corn of various colors not com
ing within the limits for color, as pro
vided for under white or yollow corn.
In addition to tho limits indicated
No. 6 corn may bo musty, sour, and. ,
may also include corn of Inferior
quality, such as Immature and badly
All corn that does not meet tho re
quirements of either of six numerical'
grades by reason of an excessive per
centage of moisture, damaged ker
nels, foreign matter or badly broken
corn, or corn that Is hot, heat
damaged, fire-burnt, Infested with live
weovtl, or otherwise of distinctly low
quality shall bo classed as sample
No. 6 and sample grade, reasons for
so grading shall be stated on the in
spector's ticket or certificate.
Finely broken corn shall Include alt
broken particles of corn that will pass
through an 8x8 mesh wire stove, the
diameter of the wire to bo twenty
fivo thousandths of an Inch.
Badly broken or "cracked" corn,
shall Include all broken pieces of ker
nelB that will pass through a 4x4f
mesh wire to be thirty-six thous
andths of an Inch, except that the
finely broken corn as provided for un
der rule 8 shall hot bo considered a&
badly broken or "cracked" corn.
It is understood that tho damaged
corn, the foreign material, Including
cob, dirt, finely broken corn, other
grains, etc., and the badly broken or
'cracked" corn as provided for under
the various grades, shall bo such as
occur naturally in corn when handled
under good commercial conditions.
Moisture, percentages as provided
for In these grade specifications, shall
conform to results obtained by the
standard method and tester described
in circular 72, Bureau of Plant In-
! austry, United Sates Department of
McBrlen Pays Hurried Visit.
J. L. McBrien mado a hurried trip
Into Nebraska tho other day and
visited the normal schools at Peru
and Kearney. Mr. McBrien Is. now
government Inspector of rural schools.
Ho was met at Peru by Stuto Super
intendent James Delzell, who was at
Poru to address the school manage
ment class In tho absence of Presi
dent Hayes, who Is suffering with an
atack of gout. .
Complains of Charge.
J. W. Shorthlll, secretary of the
Nebraska Farmers' Co-operative
Grain and Live Stock association of
Hampton, has filed a complaint with
tho state railway commission ugainst
tho South Omaha Stock Yards asso
ciation, claiming that tho stock
yards company makes yarding charge
of 8 cents on hogs when but C cents
is charged by Kansas City and St.
Fined for Using Seines.
Special Deputy Gamo Warden S. A.
Bowers went to Scott's Bluff county
thiB week nnd captured four men who
were seining contrary to law. Tho
men pleaded guilty to tho crlmo and
were lined $1 and costs ach. Tholr
names wero W. II. Harding, C. J.
Shadden, Clarence McCord nnd Frank
Refusing an offer of $250,000 for a
formula for a fertilizer, which ho has
discovered, a former Nebraska boy,.
Earl S. Bishop, is well on tho road to
fame and fortune. Mr. Bishop is tho
son of Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Bishop of
University Place. Ho is 25 years of
age, and was born at Imperial, Neb.
Ho graduated from tho Imperial High
school In 1904, from Wesloyan in 1909,.
the University of Nebraska in 1911,
and from tho Queen university, Kings
ton, Ontario, in 1913. He was a chem
ist in the Nebraska experiment station
before going to Mellon institute,
Pittsburg, Pa., where ho Is now doing"
research work In chemistry. Mr.
Bishop got the first idea regarding his
later discovery while still in Nebras
ka. Ho says that tho valuo of the
new fertilizer lies in the fact that it
can bo produced at much less cost
than any other nitrogenous fertilizer
now on tho market. It Is said that It
Is made from by-products which. were
Nebraska Bids for Maneuvers.
Lincoln. Adjutant General Hall Is
repoited to bo pulling wires to bring
regular army troops and national
guard troops from other states tp Ne
braska for maneuvers. Tho war de
partment first planned maneuvers at
Camp Dodge, nenr Dos Moines, and
Issued orders for tho Nebraska stato
troops to participate. This order was
held in aboyence ponding a settle
ment of tho Mexican trouble. Now the
matter Is bolug considered nnd Gen
eral Hall asked that the maneuvers
take place In Nebraska.
Under the Nebraska bank guaranty
law, the semi-annual assessment on
stato banks for the benefit of tho de
positors' guaranty fund, was made
July lT by tho state banking bonrd.
The levy Is 1.20 of 1 per cent of a
bank's average deposits during the six:
months period preceding tho lovy.
Tho levy thiB time will raise $54,
029.11, which Is a little loss than tho
amount of the fund that was used to
pay tho depositors of the First Sav
ings bank at Superior, which failed a
few weeks ago. The amount taken
from the guaranty fund to pay Iosscb
of the Superior State bank wns $54,
52C.17, which left a total of $810,101.20
In the guaranty fund. Tho new levy
will bring tho guaranty fund up to
$872,229.30, which is used to guaranty
payment on the total of $91,023,018.11
avernco deposits In tho 720 stato
J. H. Hale has been olectod presi
dent of the Dawson county poultry
and pet stock association for the
Samuel Bowers of Columbus, deputy
state gamo warden, has reported tho
arrest of four men at Gerlng charged
with seining and using a trammel net.
The men arrested wcro Messrs. Hard
ing, Shadden, McCord and Flshor. The
deputy game warden said ho received,
llttlo help from county officers In tho
prosecutlon, but oach of tho accused,
was fined $1 and costs. No fish were
found In possession of tho men. An
other man who had coffee sacks,
fastened to a seine was released bo
cause he said he was merely selnlna.
I for minnows, 'which is lawful.
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