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WHY SHOT IN RIOT
6,000 FIGHT POLICE IN FRONT OF
MILL AT YOUNGSTOWN,
MOB BURNS TEN BUILDINGS
Strikers Apply Torch to Eight Struo
tures in Business District and De
stroy Two Factories Stores Are
Looted Troops Restore Order.
VmiHitalAH-n 1 Tntl 1A If mi r I
persons woro shot dead and 19
wounded, four probably fatally, ono
of them u woman, when n mob of
tf.OOO, mostly foreigners, battled with
prlvato pollco nt tho plant of the
Youngstown Shoot and Tubo Works In i
East Youngstown and looted and
burned a groatcr part of tho city last
Looting followed tho attacks on
business buildings and all tho liquor
In ono saloon was passed among tho
Sheriff J. C. Umstcad requested
that Btato 'troops bo sent. Ills mcs
Bago to Governor Wlllla said: "Lives
aro being taken and wo aro helpless
in trying to copo with tho situation."
Tho estimated lire loss is moro
Threo rcglmonts of itho Ohio Stato
Guard finally restored ardor. They
wero sent by Governor Willis.
Tho local companies of tho gJard
woro not called upon to tako part In
tho strike troublo.
Shoriff TJmstoad, who with Briga
dier General Speaks and other Nation
al Guard officers wont to East Youngs
town, waB attacked by a mob. Iled
popper was thrown In tlio suorm a
eyes and ho was badly bcaton.
Tho llro companies which attempted
to check tho lames In tho East
Youngstown business district woro
beaten off by tho mob. Many shots
woro llred, but tho firemen got back
safely to Youngstown.
All of tho nineteen Injured porsons
woro taken to hospitals hero.
Tho troublo started early In tho
ovening, when tho day shift, among
whom wore Bald to bo a number of
strike-breakers, left work. Tho mob,
composed of both men and women,
formed at tho entrance to tho mills
and hooted nnd Jeered as tho work
ers loft tho plunt. A number of tho
workers wero stoned and bcaton.
Tho prlvato pollco forco of tho mill
was lined up on n bridge across tho
rlvor leading to tho main works of
plant Somcono In tho crowd throw a
Btono which struck ono of tho mill
Immediately soveral of tho guards
drow their rovolvors and fired to
frighten tho crowd.
Then tho real troublo Btartcd. Ito
volvers wero produced by rnon In tho
crowd and answering shots woro sent
baak. Tho guards nnBwercd by fir
ing Into tho crowd. Mon nnd womon,
wounded, fell amid tho rain of bullets.
Finally tho crowd fdll back nnd
vontcd Its fury by applying tho torch
to buildings In tho neighborhood.
Eotrolt, Mich., Jail. G. Henry Fold
loader of tho pcaco mission to Tho
Uaguo, roturnod to Detroit. IIo avoid
cd a delegation of citizens who had
planned to welcomo .him homo and
present to him a floral piece in rocog-
nltlon of his pcaco efforts.
Now York, Jan. 7. Announcement
that Col. Theodoro Itoosovolt will
Btatr on February 15 on a. trip to .tho
Wost Indies, from which ho will not
return until April 1, was mado hero,
IIo will bo acoompanlod by Mrs
Now York, Jan. 10. In that part of
BtJgluni still frco from German occu
patlon, thoro aro 200,000 residents and
rofugocs. All depend on charity, says
Chevalier AloyB Van do Vyvoro, Uol
glan minister of finance).
MuBkogco, Okla., Jan. 10. Tho To
as special, fastest train on thp Mis
Bourl. Kansas & ToxaB between St
Louis and Texas points, went Into tho
ditch noar Rontlcsvillo. A dispatch
from DallaB declares no ono was hurt,
Washington, Jan. 10. Tho proposal
of tho Chicago & Alton to cancel Joint
rates on coal from Toluca, 111., to
points In Wisconsin, Iowa and Mlnno
BOta, was declared not justified by tho
Interstate commorco commission.
Now York, Jan. 7. Congressman
Frank Buchanan of Illinois, Indicted
on charges of conspiring to fomont
strikes In munitions plants, surren
dored hero on Wodnosday and was ar
raigned. IIo plendod not guilty and
was roleascd In $5,000 ball. Fodoral
Judgo Clayton granted Mr. Buchanan
until January 20 to change his ploa
Ho 8a Id ho know of no movement to
Big Revolt In China.
Poking. Jan. 10. Practically tho on
tiro provinco of Yunnan Is now In ro'
volt. Communication with Yunnnn
has been entirely Interrupted for tw
days, Tho robels aro reported
number nearly 50,000.
Sees War Between Sexes.
London, Jan. 10. Warfare bctwoo
tho soxes biicIi aB has been unknown
Blnco tho days of tho mythological
amazoitB Is predicted for England after
tho war by Prof. Marlon PhllllpB, D,
Hc of this clt).
WHERE NEXT GREAT
Sketch map of Salonikl and tho
sIiowb tho probable first lino of defense
hills Is given In fcot.
ASKS FACTS ON LINER
PRESIDENT PROMISES FULL IN
QUIRY ON SINKING OF PERSIA.
'Nation's Executive Taking Every
Means Posslblo to Obtain Informa
tion on Torpedoing of Vessel.
Washington, Jan. C. Official an
nouncement that tho government will
net in tho mowost phaso of tho oubma
rlno crisis brought on by tho sinking
of tho Persia was mado at tho Whito
Houso on Tuesday nftor President
Wilson's arrival from Hot Springs, Va.
Secretary Tumulty Issued this Btato-
mont for tho president:
"Tho prcsldont nnd tho secretary of
state aro taking every means posslblo
to obtain tho full facta In this gravo
matter nnd will act as booh as tho
Information la obtained."
In tho nbsenco of detailed and spe
cific Information on which to baso tho
noxt step, President Wilson cancolcd
tho cabinet meeting which was to hnvo
been hold, but conferred with Chair
man Stono and somo members of tho
sonato foreign relations committee.
For tho first tlmo since forolgn rela
tions boenmo dollcato during tho war
Prcsldont Wilson conferred with tho
loaders of tho congressional commit-
tooa which deal with tho subject. Thla
action met tho approbation of many
senators and roprosontntlvcs, who
have been contending that In such a
serious situation as tho present prom
ises to becomo congross should bo con
sulted In any movoa which may In
volvo tho country In measures short of
Tho administration Is depending
largely on tho Inquiries which Ambas
sador J'enllold has been Instructed to
make at Vienna nnd that which con
suls aro gathering olsowhoro, to estab
lish tho nationality of tho submarlno
which is said to havo sunk tho PorBla
nnd to dovolap tho facts In tho caso
BRITISH RECRUITS CALLED
.Four Groups of Lord Derby's Men
Called Up 2,829,263 Heod Their
jjonuon, Jnn. o. uiiicial announce
ment of tho resignation of Sir John
Simon as secretary of stato for homo
affairs wns mado In tho houso of com
mons by Premier Asqulth on Tuesday,
A government proclamation was is
Bucd, calling up the sixth, Bovonth,
eighth nnd ninth groups of rccrultB
who enrolled under Lord Derby's ro
cruttlng Bchomo. Tho mon will begin
roportlng for aervlco on February 8,
Of 5,011,141 mon of military ngo In
tho United Kingdom, only 2,829,2G3 en
listed during tho Lord Derby rocrult
inp campaign, It was announced. Tho
figures show that 1,150,000 unmarried
men and 1,G70,2C3 married men pro
sentcd thomBolvos for service
FIRE IN U. S. BUILDING
Flames Cause $2,000 Damage In State,
War nnd Navy Structure at
wasnington, Jan. i. tnro on
Wednesday night caused $2,000 dam
ngo In tho bnBemont of tho Btnte, war
and navy building. Stories of iuceu
dinrlam woro circulated, but olllclnls
Bald, nftor Investigation, spontaneous
combustion generated In n pile of old
rags, started tho blazo. Prlcoless pa
pors, Including tho original copleu of
tho Declaration of Indopondenco nnd
tho Constitution, nro stored In tho
building. It Is soparatcd from tho
Whlto Houso by only n narrow street,
Mrs. Bryant Gets Children.
Chicago, Jan. 10. Mrs. Harold J
Ilryant was awarded custody of tho
two children of hor marrlago with
Charles W. Glllett, by Judgo F. A
Smith following tho hearing of Gil
lotjs suit for tho children.
Canada's Quota Full,
Ottawa, Out., Jan. 10. Lord Derby's
rocrultlng plun will not bo applied In
Canada. (Ion. Sir Sam Hughes do
clared tho preBont systom will provldo
tho half-million troops which will con
stltuto tho Canadian quota.
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MARSHY A -LSALONIKI :.
THE 8EMLWEEKLY TRIBUNE.
FIGHT MAY OCCUR
Pdulbaba. Hill '
surrounding region. Tho dotted lino
of tho allied forces. Tho height of tho
AGAINST DRAFT BILL
JOHN REDMOND STARTS FIGHT
IN HOUSE OF COMMONS.
Declares Irish Party Will Not Support
Conscription Measure Kitchener
In Plea for Action.
London, Jan. 7. Opposition so vio
lent as to menaco seriously tho pas
sago of tho newly-completed BrltlBh
conscription bill dovclopod In tho
houso of commons on Wednesday
when John Redmond declared the
Irish party would not support tho gov
ernment's bill for compulsory military
sorvlco, oven though Premier Asqulth
had exempted Iroland in tho bill to
Premier Asqulth introduced tho bill
for conscription of certain classes of
In offering the hill the prime minis
ter declared that the government does
not plan to draft Into service at this
tlmo nil men of military age.
Under the terms of tho bill all
males between tho ages of eighteen
and forty-ono who nro bachelors or
widowers without children dependent
on them nro llablo for military sorv'
Spcnklng strongly in favor of con
scrlptlon, Earl Kitchener, secretary
for war, insisted beforo tho houso of
lords that tho proposed measuro should
not bo considered a menaco to tho
continuation of tho voluntary system
In tho future.
Dcforo tho conscription fight dovel
oped the houso passed a bill designed
to facilitate tho output of munitions
TWO HUNDRED ON LINER DIE
Italian Steamer Blown Up by a Mine
Montenegrin Recrult3 Are
Paris, Jan. 10. Tho Montenegrin
consulato issuod a statement to tho
effoct that an Italian steamer from
nrlndlsl with 425 Montenegrin rdcrults
from tho United States and several
hundred tons of foodstuffs ran into a
mino near San Juan do Medua and
was sunk. Two hundred of tho pas
Washington, Jan. 10, Official circles
aro Inclined to believe it was a Ger
man, not an Austrian, submarine that
sank tho P. and O. liner Persia and
sont nbout 300 passengers and crew
to their death.
An incidental clause In a note loft
by Count von Hornstorft at tho stato
department In n final effort to settle
tho Lusltanla controversy and tho gen
oral question of submarlno warfare
may chango entirely tho nttltudo of
tho United States toward Austria and
flhlft tho negotiations caused by tho
latest series of sea horrors, back to
MANY DIE ON RIVER BOAT
Steamer Turns Turtle Near Parkers
burg, W. Va., and More Than
Score of Persons Lose Lives.
GnlllpollB, O., Jan., 7. Itoports re
colvod hero said that moro than twon
ly porsons woro drowned when tho
Btoamor Kanawha capsized in the
Ohio rlvor near Purkeraburg, W. Va
Of tho slxty-fivo porsons on board
tho steamer only fifteen had been ac
counted for, It was said,
i i .i i i ...
jl ib uuciuruu mo accident was
caused when tho Kanawha Btruck a
plor at Dam No. 20, sinking In thirty
icot or water.
uno hoat wns owned by tho Ka
nawhn Packet company of Parkers
Editor C. W. Knapp Dies.
now vorit, Jan. 8. Charles W
Knnpp, aged slxty-nlno, treasurer o
tho Now York Tlmos nnd formerly ed
ltor and publisher of tho St. Louis Uo
public, died suddenly In tho Times of.
llco from heart dlsenso.
Vesuvius Is Active.
London, Jan. 8. An Exchange Tolo
graph dispatch from Romo says that
I'rofossor Maladra, government ob
sorvor at Mount VcbuvIus, announced
tho volcano has boon In active orup
tion since Monday.
JKJ GdktiiU- .'1800
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
BARES WAR TRAGEDY
GENERAL HAMILTON TELLS OF
REGIMENTS ARE WIPED OUT J
Commander In Chief of Allied Troops
Says Men Fought Llko Beasts,
Dropping Arms to Choke Each
London. Jan. S. Tragedies, disap
pointments nnd heroism of the Brit
ish, tho fnnatlcal bravery of tho
Turks, fiat disagreement over tho
withdrawal from tho upper positions
on Galllpoli peninsula between Gon.
Ian Hamilton and Lord Kitch
ener all nro told in a report of Gen.
Sir Inn Hamilton, disclosed to tho
world's view In tho Olllcial Gazette
Despite his recall, General Hamilton
tells of tho bravery of his troops and
tho efforts Great Britain Is making In
tho fact of a storm of criticism. Ho
ascribes falluro of tho campaign at
Anzac covo and Salva bay to tho fact
that tho allied forces thcro consisted
largely of untried troops undor gen
erals Inexperienced In tho new war-
faro and partly through tho falluro
of tho water supply. Tho sufferings
of tho troops for lack of water make
Tho most stirring passages of tho
document describe tho Ill-fated land
ing at Suvla hay and Anzac early In
This operation began on August 6,
tho report sayB. Tho climax was
rcuched at daybreak on tho 10th,
when the Turks mado a grand attack
from tho summit of Chunnuk Balr
hill upon a short front held by two
battalions of tho Sixth North Lanca
shire and the Fifth Wiltshire regi
ments, which General Hamilton de
scribes as weakened in numbers
though not In spirit.
"First, our mon woro shelled by
ovory enemy gun," ho says, "thon as
saulted by a huge column consisting
of no less than a full division plus
"The ponderous mass of tho enemy
swept over the crest and swarmed
round tho Hampshlrcs and General
Baldwin's brigado had to give ground
and wero only extricated with great
difficulty and very heavy losses.
Now It was our turn. As succes
sive solid lines of Turks topped tho
crest of the ridge, gaps wero torn
through their formation and an Iron
rain fell on them aa thoy tried to re
form In the gullies.
"Not hero only did tho Turks nay
dearly for their recapture of tho vital
"Enormous losses woro Inflicted
and of tho swarms which had onco
fairly crossed tho crest lino only a
handful ever straggled back to their
own side of Chunnuk nair."
"At tho same time strong forces of
tho enemy wero hurled against tho
spurs to tho northeast, whore thoro
arose a conflict so deadly that it may
no considered tho climax of four days'
fighting for tho ridge.
'Portions of our lino were pierced
nnd tho troops were driven completely
down tho hill. At tho foot of tho hill
tho men who wero supervising tho
transport of food and water wero ral
lied by Staff Captain Street. Unhesl
taungiy tlioy followed him back.
whero they plunged again Into tho
nldst of that scries of struggles In
which generals fought In tho ranks
ana men dropped their scientific
weapons and caught ono another by
FREAR FIGHTS PORK BARREL
Wisconsin Representative Attacks Ef
fort to Put Through Big Rivers
and Harbors Appropriation.
wnsnmgton, Jan. 8. Pork bnrrol
river and harbor appropriations wero
denounced in vigorous terms by Rep
rescntativo Frear of Wisconsin, who
resumed his fight In tho houso against
waterway improvement legislation.
Ho particularly attacked tho effort
to put through tho present session of
congress river and harbors appropria
tions aggregating about $46,000,000.
"Tho country has no waterway pol
icy present nor prospective," said Rep
resentative Frear, "but only a politi
cal pork barrel steered by a power
ful lobby, now actively at work In
Washington; n lobby that causes us
to waste many millions of dollars of
public funds annually on useless or
prlvato projects, somo of which aro
not even distantly related to com
morco or navigation."
Liner's Passengers Landed.
Now York, Jnn. 10. Following a voy
ago as thrilling as any In tho momory
of vetoran mariners, 177 passengers
of tho crippled and abandoned Grook
liner Thessalonlkl, and two of Its crow,
arrived hero on tho steamship Patrls.
Cigarettes for Soldiers.
Savannah, (Jn.. Jan. 10. Twelvo car
loads of cigarettes aro hero awaiting
shipment to England for British sol
diers nt tho front. Thoy wero shipped
from Richmond, Vn., nnd will bo sent
tc Llvorpool on a British steamship.
$300,000 Paper Money Burns.
Cincinnati, Jan. 10. Tho pollco woro
told $300,000 In papor money was de
stroyed In llro that loveled tho Adams
Express company's gcnoral ofQco and
warehouse on Friday. Tho flro startod
from crossed electric wires.
OF INTERE6T TO ALL.
A barn, together with ten horses,
much vnluublo harness and a lnrgo
quantity of hay, was destroyed by fire
on tho John Belrmun farm, near Lind
say. The loss amounted to over
John Bragg, mayor of Haldrege,
died from the effects of a wound In
the faco which ho received while
hunting. The accident occurred as ho
was crossing a fence, pulling a gun
Robbers broke Into tho Guy Butler
drug store at Holbrook recently nnd
stolo fifty-two rings, eleven watch
chains, threo watches and" somo cuff
buttons. Tho loss is estimated at
At a meeting of the members of
tho MIdstato Poultry association nt
Kearney, II was decided to erect a
building nt tho Buffalo county fair
grounds for the display of tho annual
Steadily Increasing activity was
dlsplnyed at Lincoln by Dan Cupid
during 1915, when 995 marriage
licenses were Issued as against 925 In
1914. Tho birth record was about tho
same as in 1914.
Tho Nebraska association of Title
Men will hold their annual convention
In Fremont, Tuesday and Wednesday,
January 25 and 26. W. W. Barney Is
head of tho association A very large
delegation is anticipated.
Joseph Cllne Is In a hospital in
Lincoln,, with two feet badly frozen,
facing amputation of both. Cllne
said tho marshal of Ravenna drovo
him out of town and he had to walk
twenty miles In tho snow
William Osterman, owner of the
Dexter hotel at Fremont, recently
gutted by fire, announced to the
Commercial club a plan of remodeling
the building on a largo scale intended
to give Fremont a 100-room hotel.
A plan is being worked out nt Te-
cumseh whereby there will bo a
summer race meet at Auburn. The
proposition is to havo a circuit of six
towns and hold a meet in June and
tho early part of July of the coming
Twenty-three cases of smallpox
wero reported to the Wymore board
of health Inst week. A rigid quaran
tine is being enforced nnd the mov
ing picture shows, billiard nnd pool
halls, churches nnd schools have been
Commercial interests at Beatrice
aro hoping that the Missouri Pacific
can be induced to build to that town
from Virginia, during the coming sea
son, and a director of tho road is
quoted as snying that the construction
should be started during the new
For the first time in its history the
state of Nebraska lias become heir of
an Omaha man. It will inherit the
$2,000 estate of the late Karl Mauch,
as the result of a decision by County
Judgo Crawford that the dead man
left no legal heirs. Mauch died, with
out leaving a will.
Tho County Board of Supervisors of
Dodge county have refused to accept
the offer of the nineteen insurance
companies holding policies of tho
county court house, which recently
was destroyed, by fire at Fremont. Tho
adjusters offer to settle for $35,000.
The county asks $17,000.
Tho first filings for the primaries to
be hold noxt April were made in Gago
county when a petition was filed ask
ing that tho names of G. W. Steln-
meyor and D. S. Dalby be placed on
the ballot as candidates for tho re
publican nominntlons for members of
tho lower branch of the legislature
from tho Thirty-first representative
Tho Nemaha County Republican
nnd tho Auburn Granger have been
consolidated. R. E. Cunningham pur
chased the interests of his partner,
Mr. Do Wolf, in tho Republican, and
later mado a deal with J. II. Dundas,
whereby lie becamo the owner of tho
Granger. Mr. Dundas retires from
the Auburn nowspaper field after
thirty years of active service.
Tho salo of tho Lincoln Western
leaguo baseball club by Hugh L.
Jones to tho Lincoln Baseball and
Amusement Co., a stoclc company,
was completed last week. Tho salo
prlco of the club was announced at
$12,500. Gcorgo R. Stono, formerly
a big leoguo player, now a banker at
Coleridge, is tho new president of tho
club. William (Ducky) Holmes, man
ager of the Lincoln club In 190(1 and
1907, will manago tho team.
A small, carefully mado black cof
fin was left on tho porch of the homo
of Mrs. F. E. Brown of Fremont re
cently. Tho coffin contained Mrs,
Brown's namo in red ink. It had ben
constructed in n Bkilful manner nnd
covered with black enamel. It wnu
turned over to tho county sheriff who
claims to havo found evidence indlcat
Ing who tho sender Is. Mrs. Brown
has been very 111 for somo tlmo and
tho Incident Is looked upon with ex
tremo gravity by relatives.
Eloven thousand dollnrs in old so
curlties were unenrthed at tho homo
of Peter Bradenborger, an aged ro
cluso, who died on ins tarm near
Lincoln n fow days ago. No holrs are
known, but efforts aro being mado
to locate relatives of the dead man
The Nobraska City council has re
fused to pay tho blllu of tho water
nnd light company until tho latter
pays Its occupation tax, which
lias been delinquent for tho past sov
eral months and amounts to nearly
$700, It is thought a lawsuit may bo
the result of tho controversy.
t iifi ii r.n noo shorn are bPinfT
wintered this m'ufion in the vicinity
Arrnnllnir to renorts of health au
thorities there arc over 100 cases ot
carlet fever In Oninnn.
Herb Stillwell, Otoe county farmer,
oporta the Iosb of eighteen head ot
cnttle by somo unknown disease.
Over four hundred young furmors
are taking a abort course in agricul
ture at the Wayno Stato Normal.
Herbert Howe, son of tho Into
Church Ilowo, bus been elected head
of the First National bank of Auburn.
Tho town of Ravenna has a new-
auto regulation which requires cars
to be parked in tho center of tho
W. A. Overhnge and W. W. Moore
havo purchased tho Schuyler Sun. b
Ralston Mooro will continuo as local
The record for moisture precipita
tion at Beatrico last year was 35.9'
inches, or 12 inches moro than in?
A. L. Cavlnoss, secretary of tho
Stnto Normal board, has been elected,
superintendent of the public schools
Tho Blair National bank lias sur
rendered its federal charter and rein
corporated ns a stato institution.
Thcro is no chango in officers.
York county's treasurer lias issued'
more than 600 automobile licenses
during the year 1915, giving York
county third place in the stnte.
V. B. Rogers of Giltner lias pur
chased the Gibbon Reporter from R
A. St. John. Mr. St. John expects to
engage in the banking business.
penny lunch, consisting of soup,
vegetables and bread, is being pro
vided for Omaha school children by
a woman's organization of tho city, l
S. C. Webber sold 40 acres of pas
turo land two miles northwest ot
Schuyler recently to Jim Pavllcek,
for $150 an acre. The land is not
Five thousand bushels of grain
were consumed when fire completely
destroyed tho Babbs grain elevator at
Beatrice. Tho loss will aggregate
Nearly ono hundred guests were
driven into the frigid night air thinly
clad when fire destroyed The Grand
hotel at Arlington. The loss is esti
mated at $20,000.
Nebraska City movies have been
notified that there will be no moro
vaudeville there because of the fall
uro of that particular feature to mako
good on the clrcuiL
Tho dates for the annual tourna
ment of the State Bowling association,
have been set for the week beginning:
April 3, at Lincoln. Lincoln had the
meeting last year.
A new milk Inspection ordinance)
lias just gone into effect at Beatrice.
The ordinance provides for testing:
dairy cows, as well as their milk.
Dairymen have offered no objections.
The annual report of the Beatrice
Y. M. C. A. for the year 1915 shows
that the attendance at tho various
department meetings for the year was
32,736, a llatterlng increase over1 tho-
Union evangelistic services are be
ing held in the huge tabernacle just
completed for that purpose at Paw
nee City. The services commenced
Now Year's evening and will continuo
through the month of January. Tho '
tabernacle has a seating capacity o
The Rev. Fletcher L. Whnrtonr
pioneer Methodist minister of Lin
coln, received a substantial New
Year's gift from business men of that
city. He was given a canceled mort
gage on his homo for $3,500 and $220
in gold, or $3,720 in all.
Charles Olson, 32, a young farmer
residing two nnd one-half miles north
west of Cedar Bluffs slipped under a,
trnctor engino which he was taking,
to his homo and was fatally injured.
IIo lived but a fow hours. His skull
was fractured and lower limbs
Edgar Howard, editor of tho Colum
bus Telegram, Is confined to his homo
with scalp wounds, a wrenched back
nnd possibly internal injuries re
ceived New Year's night when an au
tomobile, traveling at high speed,,
struck him as ho was walking on tho
street in Columbus.
F. H. Bnrclay of Pawnee nnd C. C.
Westcott of Plattsmouth, president
and secretary of the Nebraska Retail
Clothiers' association, woro in Omaha
last week arranging for tho first con
vention of the organization, to bo
held in the metropolis February 15
and 16. Tho association was organ
Ized last March and a delegation of;
several hundred is expected.
Hog breeders of Johnson county
and the northorn half of Gago county
nre pleased with the work tho gov
ornment is doing at tho Tecumseh
stntlon In its efforts at eradicating
hog cholera. Since April 1, 1914, tho
work lias been carried on under tho
direction of Dr. S. E. Cosford and four
assistants, government veterinarians.
Tho result has been the reducing oC
tho loss In 1915 to approximately
1,000 head of hogs, or hut one-sixth
tho loss of tho year before the work
A number of cases of smallpox;
having developed at Wymore, a moot
Ing or tho mayor nnd city council nnd
the physicians of tho city was hold
Inst week for the purpose of consider.
Ing plans to prevent the spreading of
Bob Foster, a barber of Kearney,
died at his homo suddenly, the drnth
having about it an air of mystery. It
is bclloved lie consumed n quantity
of hair tonic or otherwise swallowed
tho poison by mistake. When found
by tho physician ho wns In a delirium
from which ho never recovered.
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