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THE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE. NORTH PLATTE. NFRRAQKA
ASKED TO I U a
PRESIDENT CALLS ON BUSINESS
MEN TO PLAN FOR NATIONAL
OVATION BY 1,100 0HI0ANS
Chief Calls Himself a "Militant Demo
crat" Says U. S. Is Reserve Force
of the World Nation Also Great
Peace Influence Makes Two Talks.
Columbus, O., Dec. 13. Prepared
hcbh by business men to rooblllzo
tlio resources of the nation us a
measure- of national dcfeiiho was
urged by President Wilaon hero on
Friday In i. ringing nddresn bo
foro tlio Columbus Chamber of Com
merce. Ills words were given added
Blgnlllcnnco by tlio disputes pending
between the United States and Austria
The president declared that If the
United States preserves Its solf-pos-scsslon
In tlio present crisis It will
have great Inffucnco in reconstructing
tlio peaceful courso of tlio world and
in bringing tlio nations tjgethor ugaln.
Tlio president's address was ap
plauded by a nonpartisan audlonco of
1.100, including many of tlio leading
olllclals and business men of Ohio.
Whllo ho had not written it out In ad
vance, ho had thought It over careful
ly. Ills themo was tlio "Statesman
ship of Industry." Tho president told
tlio business men that it was Impossi
ble to ffoparato business and life. Tho
history or busln ss In tho United
States, he said, vas tied up with tho
history of tho nation.
Need of Bhlps to carry tho commorco
of tho nation was emphasized. Sinco
tho War of 1812, ho declared, tho Unl
ted States has purposely attended
first to internal affairs. Soma business
men, ho declared, sought foreign
trade, but many disregarded It.
Tho banking and currency law
passed during tho present administra
tion was lauded by tho president oan
great aid to foreign commorco. Until
It was pasncd thoro wero hardly any
foreign branches of American batiks.
Ilo criticized tho policy of protec
tion. Business, ho declared, should bo
cfllclcnt, but It should not bo organized
in order to securo monopolies.
Ilo opposed tho Injection of politics
into business. Ho described himself as
a "militant Democrat" and added that
tho Democratic party wanted to help
Repeating tho idea expressed In his
last mcssago to congress, tho presi
dent said that ho bollovod in liberty of
all peoples. Ho doclared aggressively
that as long ns ho was 'president Mex
ico would bo allowed to chooso its own
Tho European war, ho declared, had
put tho United States In a now rela
tion to tho world. This nation will
havo to bo tho rosorvo forco of tho
world, ho assorted.
Ills mcssago to tlio valuo of tho
church as a forco to savo Bocloty was
given by President Woodrow Wilson
In his address at tho closing session
of tho Conforcnco on Church and
Country Llfo when ho spoko to moro
than four thousand pcoplo who
packed tho great Memorial hall hero.
Alter his address, which was applaud
ed repeatedly, tho president loft for
It was his second address of tho
day, tho first bolng ona to business
men at a noon-day luncheon. In addi
tion, ho mot 5,000 Ohloans at nn after
noon reception in tho Ohio capital.
Tho audlonco at botb mediums
cheorod tho president.
"Enact a law," tho president cnld,
"that docs not rolloct tho moral Judg
ment of tho community, thnt Is tho
moral Judgmont only of a small minor
ity, nnd tho pcoplo will not understand
It. Law is only a record of uchlovo
mont. Christianity Is tho only forco
that can transform llfo."
Ills tribute to tho church as tho or
ganized instrument of Christianity had
boon given earlier In Ills nddrcss,
when ho doclared that whllo Christian
lly might savo tho soul of tho Individual
to himself, it was only tho church
that might savo society.
KAISER RECALLS ATTACHES
Emperor Has' Personally Withdrawn
Captains Boy-Ed and Von
Washington, Doc. 13. Emperor Wil
liam has porsonally withdrawn Cap
tains Hoy-Ed and Von Papon, tho naval
and military uttachos of tho German
embassy hero, and has mado a per
sonal request that tho United States
securo safo conducts for thorn and
their successors. ThiB wob formally
announced on Friday by Secretary
It waB mado plain by tho ambassa
dor that tho recall of tho naval and
military attaches was perfectly satis
factory to Emporor William, who han
dled tho caso hlmsolf.
Freedom for Turk Women.
Berlin, Dec. 1'.!. Turkoy's participa
tion In tho war Is bringing a greater
dogrco of freedom to tho Turkish
women. Tho Turkish mlnlBtry an
nounces that women aro to bo cm
ployed In tho money-order post olllcos
One Killed In Shop Blast.
South Rcthlchom, Pa., Dec. 13.
Ono workman was killed and fifteen
tollerB woro Injured by an explosion
in tho plant whoro the Bethlehem
Steel company wns'.niaktiig shell fuses
for tho cntento allies of Europo.
THE BATTLE LINE
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s.i.-. . ie iron ui ieot mm
The Champagne district has been the sceno of ''onstant fighting slnco
tho big French offensive of last September. Tho Germans recently cap
tured COO yards of trenches on hill 103 on Hutto do Uoualn, but tho French
almost immediately regained tho lost ground.
U. S. ASKS INDEMNITY
DRASTIC NOTE SENT TO AUSTRIA
IN ANCONA CASE.
Pay Demanded for Deaths Washing
ton Requests Reparation From
Vienna for Sinking of Liner.
Washington, Doc. 10. Tho United
States government hns sent a nolo of
a peremptory character to tho Austro
Hungarian government, to bo pre
sented by Ambassador Pcnlleld at
Vienna, demanding full satisfaction for
tho Iosb of American lives when tho
Italian liner Ancona was torpedoed
by an Austrian submarine in tlio Med
iterranean. Tho communication is
couched in terms regarded ns much
moro sovcro than either of tho notes
on tho Lusltania caso to Germany.
Tho demands mado aro theso:
1. Complete disavowal of tho act.
2. Punishment of tho captain or tho
Austrian submarlno and any others
who may havo been responsible Tor
3. Full Indemnity .for tho families of
tho American victlmB.
4. In vlow of tho fact that Germany,
Austria's ally, has discountenanced
Biich mothods of warfaro, tho United
States cannot understand why Austria
ongoges in it, nnd asks for assurances
ngalnst any repetition of tho act.
NEWS FROM FAK
Washington, Doc. 10. "Anyono who
thinks wo can bo beaten Is talking
through his hat," said President Wil
son addressing members of tho Demo
cratic national committee at a lunch
eon at tho Whlto Houso on Wednesday
at which party prospects In Uio 11)10
eloctlon woro up for consideration.
Tho president said ho thought it
wasn't necessary to use parliamentary
language in talking to tho committee.
Tho Democratic party, ho said, should
bo In good order for tho 1DK5 campaign
becausa It had carried out its pre-election
Now York, Dec. 0. Gold Imports
have reached tho total of $400,000,000.
Tho stcamor St. Louis brought from
Loudon SO boxes of gold sovereigns
valued at ?2,000,000.
STEAMER C0MMUNIPAW SAFE
American Vessel Reported Sunk Has
Been Taken to Unnamed Port by
Warship, Says Page.
Washington, Dec. 10. Tho Btato de
partment received n second dispatch.
from Ambassador Pago at Homo on
Wodnesday stating that ho had boon
informed that tho Communlpaw hud
been captured by a warship nnd taken
to n port unnamed In his message. Tho
sourco of his Information and tho na
tionality of tho captora woro not men
tioned. Earlier advlceB from Ambassador
Page reported that an American ship
"hold to havo been tho Standard Oil
tanker Communlpaw" had been tor
pedoed and Bimk off Tobruk, Tripoli.
Moro dotallH aB to tho Communl
pnw as well as tho Standard Oil tank
or Potrollto, reported attacked by a
BUbmarlno In tho Mediterranean last
Sunday morning, aro bolng awaited.
Navy Yard to Build Wnrshlps.
Washington, Doc. 13. Tho two bu
pordreadnaughts authorized by tho
last congrosB will bo built by tho Now
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tit it t..i. ..i.i.vi lommi iiuvy ynnis.
fVnifnjita f f, l lit, ali1,n ... t .
tjuiibi u.i. .w. ouiia wuru lei ny
Secretary Danlols on Friday.
Town Fire-Swept; Loss $200,000.
Cltrouollo. Ala., Doc. 13. Fire hero
In tho busluoss district on Friday did
damage estimated at $200,000. A ho
tel and olght stores woro burned.
Soveral gueatB at tho hc.'el woro res
cued by flromcu.
lotiacan ., .-"i
. T en nerrtent
TallUre 'Amende ChimottJ1 ,
WOULD END WAR PLOTS
CABINET ACTS TO PREVENT VIO.
LATION OF NEUTRALITY.
Members Confer Wlt.'i Secretary Lan
olng on Hunting Di wn and Pun
Washington, Dec. 0.--Plans of the
administration to provt'nt or punish
violations of Anurican neutrality were
discussed at a long conference in tho
office of Secretary Lansing between
the members of tho cablnut whose de
partments nro most closely connected
with such subjects
The meeting wan called at the sug
gestion of Prcsidont Wilson, who de
clared In his mcssago to congress that
"tho hand of our power" should at
onco cloco over and crush out "crea
tures of passion, disloyalty and an
archy," who seek to mako the United
States n hotbed of European Intrigue.
Attorney General Gregory, "Postmas
ter General Hurloson and Secretaries
Garrison nnd McAdoo spent moro than
nn hour with Secretary Lnnslng. They
went into detail as to tlio befit ways
to carry out tho president's expressed
Every member of tho ofllclal family
Is directly concerned In preventing
neutrality violations. Tho post oflico
department, with Its corps of Itispcc
tors, tlio treasury dopartmont through
tho secret sorvlco and tho department
of Justice through Its bureau of In
vestigation aro. equipped to tinted nnv
offenses of this character.
As recently announced by tho attor
ney general, tho facts gathored by
agents othor than thoso of tho depart
ment of Justlco will bo turned ovei to
that department for action, but elich
branch of tho government will lcok
Into any suspicious circumstances
coming to its notice and whoro thcro
Is ground for further action it will ho
ST. LOUIS WINS CONVENTION
Democratic National Committee Votes
In Favor of Missouri City
Washington, Dec. 9. Chicago lost
tho Democratic national convention to
St. Louis on Tuesday bocaiiBC Senator
Itoed of Missouri needed help In his
nenntorial candldncy and becauso tho
Democratic national committee did
not think Chicago Bhould havo both
conventions. Tho deciding vote was
St. Louis. 28; Chlcapo, 15. and Dal
las, 9. .
Democratic committeemen woro
told that It In a foregono conclusion
Chicago will bo given tho llepuhliran
convention whon tho G. O. P. commit
tee moots In Washington next week.
Tho Democratic convention was pro
Bontcd aa tho only chanco St. Louln
had,, becauso tho word had boon
passed around that tho Republican
convont'.on would go to Chicago.
Sonator LowIb, Govornor Dunno and
Roger Sullivan addressed tho commit
tee In behalf of Chicago, but, as ono
of tho Chicago delegation expressed It
nftorwards, tho "cards woro stacked
On tho llrst ballot St. Louis got 25
votes, Dallas wns second with 14 nnd
Chicago trailed with 13. Lacking n
majority, a second ballot wns neces
sary. On tho second ballot Chicago
gained two votes nnd passed Dallas.
Hut St. Louis gained three and had a
British Sink Turkish Warship.
Paris, Doc. 11. Tho French war of
flco announced that an English subma
rlno had torpedoed and sunk tho Tur
kish destroyor Vnr Hlssar In tho Sen
of Marmora and captured two officers
and 40 men of its crow.
Fire Sweeps Genoa Quays.
Genoa, Italy, Dec. 11. A dovastnt
hig lire, fed by oil and cotton, swopt
tho quays hero. Thousands of barrols
of oil stored In the warehouses ex
ploded. Seven thousand bales of cot
ton woro destroyed.
0 PEACE PROPOSAL
GERMANY'S IMPERIAL CHANCEL
LOR TELLS REICHSTAG WOULD
BE FOLLY TO OFFER TERMS.
NOT A WAR FOR NEW LAND
Impossible to Reach Agreement In
View of "Guilt and Ignorance of
Statesmen" and "Confusion of Opin
ion" Among Enemies.
Herlln, Dec. 11. Germuny will mako
no peace proposals to tho allies, but if
tlio entente powers offer terms com
patible with Germany's dignity nnd
safety, tho German government is will
lug to discuss them. Imperial Chan
cellor von Hethninnn-I loll wee so nn-
nounccd In tho relchstag on Thursduy.
uio chancellor .viib cheered us ho
rose to mako his promised renlv to
tho socialist Interpellation on tho quea-
lion or pence, und ho wnn cheered
nealn na ho frankly stated tho gov
ernment's position. Ho had Just re
turned from a conference with Em
peror William nt army headquarters.
"As long as In tho countries of our
enemies tho guilt nnd Icnoranco of
statesmen nro entnngled with confu
sion of public opinion," said tho chan
cellor, "It would bo folly for Germany
t : make peaco proposals which would
not shorten but lengthen tho duration
of tho war. First tho masks must be
torn from their faces.
"At present they speak of n war of
annihilation against us. Wo have to
rockon with this fact. Theoretical ..r
guments for peace or propositions will
not advance us, will not bring tho end
"If our enemies mako pence proposi
tions compatlblo with Germany's dig
nliy nnd safety, .'ji.n wo shall always
be ready to discuss them
"Fully conscious of our unshaken
military successes, wo decline to ac
cept responsibility for continuation of
the misery which now fills Europo and
thn wholo world.
"Nobody enn say that wo continue
tho war boiuuso wo want still to con
quer this or thnt country.
"Tho longer our e.iomies continue
this ?vr with bitterness," he said, "the
moro guarantees aro needed by Ger
many. "Wo don't fight In order to sub
jugate other nntioii3; wo fight for tho
protection of our life and liberty.
"The war has always remained what
It wus at tho beginning; a war of do
l'cnao for tho German nation and for
"Tho war can bo terminated only
by a peaco which gives human cortl
tudo that it will not return. We all
agree about that. Thoro is and thcro
will always be the root of our
Tho relchstag voted full approval
of tho government's position as re
gards peace, which was set forth by
tho Imperial chancellor. Dr. von Beth-mann-Hollwcg.
BIG FIRE IN POWDER TOWN
Flames Sweep Hopewell, Va. DuPont
Plant Periled $3,000,000
Richmond, Va., Dec. 11. Flames of
mysterious origin nearly wiped out tho
town of Hopewell nnd threatened tho
great DuPont powder plant Just out
sldo its borders following tho arrest
of n man caught whllo placing a high
oxploslvo in a DuPont warehouse,
whoro a largo quantity of guncotton
was awaiting shipment to tho Anglo
Tho entire business section of Hope
well wns destroyed, Tho loss Is esti
mated nt ?3,000,000. Thousands of
families nro homoless. Ono negro
caught looting was lynched. Looting
and rioting marked tho progress of tho
flro through tho business coctlon. Con
sequently n riot call wns sent to Rich
mond. In rosponao Btnto soldiers wero
rushed to tho sceno from Petersburg.
NEW ENVOY FROM MEXICO
EMoco Arredondo Named by Cnrranra
as Ambassador to U. S. Fletch
er Slated for Post In Republic.
Washington, Dec. 11. Ellsco Arro
dondo, General Carrunza'a confidential
representative In Washington, has
btien solected to bo tho next nmbassa
dnr from Mexico to tho United
Socrotary Lansing formally an
nounced receipt of services announa
lug Mr. Arredondo's appointment
on Thursday. Tho now American um
baasador to Mexico, Socrotary Lun
sing snld, would bo announced later.
Ilb'nry P. Fletcher, ambassador to
Chile, Is almost certain to go to Mex
Tho appolntmont af ambassadors re
stores full diplomatic rotations be
tween tho two governments.
Mr. Arredondo is Cnrrnnza's cousin.
Rulers Congratulate Mackensen.
Herlln, Doc. 13. Emporor William
and King Fordlnand of Bulgaria havo
sent autograph letters to Field Mar
shal August von Mackensen congratu
lating him upon his brilliant campalgi:
In tho Balkans.
Capture Austrian Position.
Udlno, Italy, Doc. 13. Italian troops
boforo Gorltz strengthened their posl
sltloiiB on Thursday afternoon by cup
turlng a strong Austrian defensive
work on Calvary heights, west of tho
OF INTEREST TO ALL.
A cniBade has been Htarted by the
Beatrice Board of Education to Btop
tho snlo of tobacco to minors.
Tho postonice at Pony Luke, Rock
county, bus been discontinued, mail
hereafter must bo sent to Thurman.
The new $20,000 city hall at Genoa
nas occn accopted by tho cltv build
ing commltteo nnd Is now opon to
tlio public. v
A new record for money orders
was made by the Columbus postofflce
for tho month of November, when
l.OoO woro issued.
Tho annual meeting of count v us
sensors of Nebraska will be held In
tho stuto capitol building, Lincoln,
January 19 nnd 20.
At the end of the third week of tho
Hamilton ovnnKlistie nicotines In Sew.
ard 228 decisions for the Christian
liro have been registered.
Kearney was selected as tin- next
meeting place of the Nebraska Stu
dent Conference, which held its 1015
session in Fremont recently.
Fiire destroyed tho large "frame fur
nlturo and hardware store of Curtis
& Davenport at Callaway. The loss
win amount to about $15,000.
Judge Graves in the district court
at Ponca sentenced Hoy Watson to
twenty years in the penitntlary for nn
nssault upon a farmer's wife, Nov. 8.
Beatrice vocalists are planning on
the organization of u Inrgo chorus
choir in tho nenr future, for tho pur
pose of providing entertninment for
The nnnunl poultry nnd pet stock
show nt Gibbon Inst week proved a
grent success. Kenrnoy exhibitors
carried off seven Bilver cups at tho
The University School of Agricul
ture winter short course will open nt
the university fnrm, Lincoln, Tuesday,
January 4, 1910, and continue for six
William Mellor, secretary of tho
state agricultural board, was agnln
looted president of the Americnn Fairs
and Exposition nssoeintion nt n meet
ing in Chicago.
Tho matter of establishing n hospi
tal in Falls City is being revived. A
meeting will be held soon by enthus
iaslists to decide if sufficient funds
can bo raised.
Tho committee arranging for the
democratic press n3Sociution banquet
nt Lincoln January 11, havo received
favorable reports of attendance from
all over the state.
Lincoln folks celebrated the open
ing of two new schools last week,
when the new high school, a $000,000
structure, nnd the Bancroft school,
costing over $200,000, were completed.
According to the United States Cen
sus bureau tho city of Hastings in
1914 had 544 persons working in fac
tories, using 358 primary horsepower
and having n capital of $1,314,000.
$315,000 was pnid in salaries during
As a result of nn agreement enter
ed into by meat mnrket proprietors
of Fremont, their places of business
will be closed on Sundnys herenfter.
Tho ngreement will bo in effect until
April 1, 191C.
The Security Stnto bank of Broken
Bow is now locnted in its new bend
quarters. The new bank building is
22x70 feet, of reinforced concrete und
steel, nnd Is ono of tho finest struc
tures in tho city.
Fifty thousand dollars In bonds for
a new junior high school wns voted
by citizens of North Platte nt a re
cent election by n four-to-one majori
ty. The new building, will be a four-tecn-room
affair modern In every way.
Tho Slate Irrigation association at
their annual convention in Bridgeport
recently endorsed the Iloldrego trl
county conservation project to divert
flood waters of the Platto river upon
wnste lands of the central part of tho
Mayor Friday of Norfolk is leading
a campaign for the removal of tho
Madlaon county sent from Madison to
Norfolk. More than 3,000 namea of
voters of the county have been seem
ed on a petition asking for an election
tin the proposition.
Mrs. Estolla Glaze, a blind woman
living at Plorco, has Htarted suit in
Pierce county ngaiiiBt 75 saloon keep,
era located In Pierce, Oamond, Mc
Lean, Niobrara, Vortlel, Foster, Ne
llgh. PetorHburg, Elgin, Norfolk, Fre
mont, Omaha and Columbus. Sho al
leges that hor husband, Elonzo Blaze,
has becomo a habitual drunkard as a
roHtilt of visiting tho places mention
ed In her petition.
The town of Franklin Ib forging to
tho front. During the past ten years
15fi homes, costing $300,000, business
buildings to tho extent of $120,000,
nnd publltKjjiiprnvemontB of $80,000, a
total of over $500,000 has boon spent.
Tho population of the town nnd tho
nHHessed valuation havo also doubled
In that time. A now modern fireproof
hotel to cost $10,000 la aoon to bo
built, also n new library costing
$5,000 will bo erected In the spring.
Fire, thought to havo originated
from a lighted cigar stub thrown Into
n spittoon, destroyed tho $80,000
Dodge county court house nt Fre
mont. A temporary headqunrters has
lxcn obtained and n combined county
nnd city building Is being ndvocnted.
A enr driven by John Petker. in
which wero his wife, three children!
nnd Henry Ilebnrt, turned turtle in tho
village of Henderson, killing tho 5-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pet
ker and seriously Injuring tho baby
boy. Mr. nnd Mrs. Potkor were both
Nebraska will have Its state fall
for 191C at the usual time, September
4 to 9, at Lincoln.
Work bus commenced on the new
Northwestern passenger depot nt Bee
mer. The building will bo modern in
ull its appointments.
An eleventh grade has been added
to the Stapletou school and the citi
zens of that town tiro fellcltlng them
selves on the achievement.
At a meeting of representatives
from the various organizations of Pe
ru it was decided to havo a community
Christmas tree in Peru this year.
Two machinists employed In the old
engine room at tho Swift Packing Co.,.
South Omaha, wero Instantly killed,
when an immenso llywheel burst
Tho new postofflce building at Pe
ru la nenring completion and when,
equipped will bo one of the neateBt
oiliccs In southeastern Nebraska.
Nebraska Master Builders associa
tion will hold their annual conven
tion In Omaha January 11 nnd 12. An
elabornto program Ib being arranged
for tho occasion.
Citizens of Arlington havo asked
that they be given privileges of the
Fremont public library, and the libra
ry board has tnken favorable action,
on tho matter.
Coach Ewald O. Stlolun or the foot
ball squad of the University of Ne
braska conllrms tho report from
Bloomington, Intl., that ho would go
to that school next year.
Having pleaded guilty to stealing;
an automobile, Earl Inman, a paroled
convict, was sentenced to from one
to aoven yenra in the state penitentia
ry nt North Pintte.
Lincoln is to havo a municipal
Christmas tree. Tho tree will bo lo
cated on tho Capitol grounds and
merchants of the city have pledged
sufficient funds for the occasion.
Acording to figures compiled by
jtho Nebraska Anti-Saloon leaguo
there are more dry county seatB in
tho state than wet. The figures
show 54 dry county seats and 38 hav
Three hundred and ten citizens of
Albion and Boone county havo just
sent to Congressman Stephens and
Senator Hitchcock a petition nskinff
them to do their part in checking tho
"prepare for war" craze.
The first block of asphalt paving la
the city of eKarney has been opened
to traffic. The newly finished street
is part of the Lincoln highway. Kear
ney now has three miles of paving,
with bids being asked for two miles
Theron II. Steen, connected with
tho American embassy at Vienna,
Austria, who is in Kearney visiting,
says that tho Austrlans can seo
nothing but victory ahead In tho
great war and they did little if any
mouring for thoso killed In battle.
Tho plant of tho Nebraska Gas and
Electric company at Blair was badly-
damaged by fire and put out of com
mission December 4. The company
recently sold its entire street and
buiidlng service equipment to the city,.
which is erecting a municipal plant.
Patrick Harmon, a New York City
man nrrlved in Kearney a few days
ago on a trans-continental walk. Ho
claims if ho walks backward fifteen
mile8 a day for tho entire trip he will
recolvo $20,000. His average so far
lma been eighteen miles per day.
The touriat who liks something to-
drink on tho sldo whllo he is travel
ing will be in "hard luck" through
Nebraska after January 1. The going
into effect of tho prohibition laws of
Iowa and Colorado will do away with
tho sale of liquor on railroad lines
going into and out of these statea and
most of tho Nebraska lines llkowlso
run Into dry commonwealths.
Holdrege expects next year to
have a gardening club in connection
with its public schools. It will bo
under the general supervision of tho
Agricultural college at Lincoln. Ar-
rangementa havo been mado by tho
extension sorvico of tho college of
agriculture whereby any village or
city in the atato wishing to organize,
gardening in connection with public
Bchoola, may receivo aid from the ex
tension service of the college of agri
Tho second annual meeting of tho
Nebraska P.'ngineerlng society is to bo
held at Lincoln, December 17 and 18,
according to announcement of tno ex
ecutive committee, conslating of Wat
son Townsend of Omaha, O. J. Fee of
Lincoln and H. A. Mark of Oshkosh.
In tho vicinity of Snyder, whero
farmers havo been unablo to securo
tho necessary help to gcther their
corn, cattle and hogs are being turned
In the fleldB to do the husking. As
much as C cents a bushel has been of
fered for buskers, but even this fancy
prlco has failed to bring out tho-
Members of tho Eno hotel project
at Fremont claim they will succeed
In ralalng the sum necessary to erect
a modern block on tho Eno site. Tho
Eno committee Is seeking to get the
hotel located on Sixth street. Sub
scriptions of over $80,000 have been
made nnd several more thnt will swell
tho found to $100,000 have been prom
ised. It Is the Intention to erect a
A poultry show will bo held by tho
Lancaster County Poultry association
December 28-31 at Unlveraltv Place.
A hall has bcon secured and arrange
ments nro about complete for the
Potter country roads in Dougluscoun-
ty will bo provided if the p'ans of tho
county commissioners nro carried out.
they havo decided to submit a bend
proposition to the voters of tho coun
ty at tlio spring primaries on Anrll 18.
abking permission to Isaue $1,500,000
of paving bonds und 1500,000 of grad
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