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VOL XXIX. NO 3.
IMATTSMOTlU'ASSl'Ol'NTY. NK 1UIASKA. Til I IISDA Y SKl'T KM KKU I. s)-2.
SUO A YKAU.
IT WILL TAKE YQ
LKSS THAN F1VK MINI' TICS TO
KMC A I) THIS AND I.KAKN
I'liiit wo are again prepared for 1 1
Whip Cords, English Serges. English i J
Broadcloths, Finest all-Wool lien- jj
SHOT BY her L0VERj;;:!;";;:;:sr!::;;'
An Omaha Waiter Shoots
Mistress and Himself.
And vordially invite you to look
over our handsome aii'l well se
lected line of DRKSS COOPS in
NEITHER CAN RECOVER.
Larceny. Jealousy and a Ycimg
Cirl's Waywardness Comtim cl
Causes a Double Tragedy
at Omaha Yestf iday.
forgive her," and that was-all. The
f w word had exhatite 1 him and
he k-ll back mi the pillow. The
hospital physician expect death at
any moinvnt as the man is Meed in g
internally and .milling fail le done
to stop it.
ABOUT THE CONVENTION U
Sterling Morton Nominated
WOLBACH FOR SECOND.
HI NO I-INC. BKUS CIHCUS.
f'Ultsmouth Secures Ht-r Share of
the Honors in tho Various
Committee s Appointed - An
Doctoral Ticket Chosen.
riettas. Wool Brocaded Crepes, Fancy
Fancy Sailings and Black Silks.
Trimming Surahs, Velvets, Crepe De
Chene, China Silks and Burgalines,
Silk Girdles and Dress Trimmings.
UN Till'. HANK t'l Till: PANlx IvIVl.k'.
A shooiing nlfrav which will no , va
doubt result latallv occurred iit !
o'clock v-elcrd.iy morning at i
Omaha in the Andersnn hloek, cur- filnl,
Tl.e O ecm A .i..ir?.i'ino i to l.f l h 1 1
in tlii" City.
Tin' aniinnneement that the Ring
liny Hro'hcrs' world's Greatest
shows, the largest and most exten
sive exhibition ever seen under can-
i-to it in riaiisiiioiu n .-,iiui-
day Sepp-.nl.er ". v ill he gr.itih iug
news to thousands to whom the
,,. luring as temporary chairman
At II o'clock v i -.-.tenia the chair
man of the central committee
called the Convention to older anil
announced the lion. Matthew
d this aggregation is lamili;
Sixteenth and Davenport 1
FINKST LINK OF LACKS IN C ITY,
Chenille Table Spreads, and Curtains,
Damask Table Spreads.
CHIFFON LACES, LINENS.
st fee is.
George Fost, a chop house waiter,
shot his mistress. Laura Pay, three
times and then shot himself.
The primary cause of the shout
ing .was jealousy. Fust ami the
Day girl have been going together
for some lime and not long ago the
. We want to call your attention to a Choice
lot ol Udas ana anas irom our
SHOE DEPARTMENT AT ONE-HALF PRICE.
About 250 pairs in all sizes for Ladies', Misses'
find Children's. It will pay you to see them.
E. Q. BOVEY SON.
SEE J. 1. UNRUH -
HE W-A.NDL.ES THE
WHITITUT - BABY - CAREIACESj
AND CAN C.IVK C.OOD HARGAINS.
PARLOR SETS, DINING ROOM SETS
HKD ROOM SKTS. AND KVKKYTIIINC, KKPT IN
A M KTKOPOI 'TAN KSTAHLISIIMF.NT.
T. Z. TT IfcT IB XT ZE3I,
iTHE : GREAT : GOOD : LUCK
n of I-IEN13KIE
t i JIE HARDWARE MAN OF PLATTSMOUTH.
AT LESS THAN
f 22-3 Jentc on ttLO IDollar.
, II .CNDKK. the I'l.illsmouth Hardware man has iurchased the en
I ire stock of the Omaha 1 1 ard ware Co., of Omaha, ami at such
price.'' that it can and will he re sold in IMattsmouth at
retail direct to the consumer ill from
FEU TO 25 GENTS ON THE DOLLAR.
All the common and unsaleable stock was
sold as scrap iron and llcndee bought all
be Shipped to Plattsmouth at Once,
over took a watcli irom .miss wnv,
which some one else had iviii her,
ind pawned it. This caused trou
ble mid resulted in th" t; i r I making
(Complaint at police head pinrtcrs
of the occurrence. The police have
been on the lookout for Fost for the
last three or four days, but could
not lay their hands on him.
Sunday iiij;'ht he went to room 10
in the Anderson block, which was
occupied by his mistress, and re.
mained several hours. Early yes
terday morning he goi up and left
the building, but returned in
short time. A discussion of the
watch deal came up and trouble
followed. In order to enri the mat
ter riht there the waiter drew a re
volver and said that they would die
As this remark was made the trl
jumped from the bed and started
for the south window, which opens
out into a small court. When
within a few feet of the window a
shot wits fired and the bullet passed
clear through her abdomen and
dropped onto the floor; another
followed ind' lodged in her breast.
Then Fost pointed the weapon at
his own heart and pulled the trig
ger. The bullet struck about three
inches below the left nipple and
lodged in the body. As the would
be murderer fell to the floor the
woman, who was still able to stand,
reached the door and rushed down
the hall scraming at the top of her
The shots attracted the attention
of the inmates of the block and a
call was sent for policemen and
doctors. In the meantime the
dying girl was placed on a bed in
another room and lier lover was
picked up "h the floor and laid on
the bed in the room where the
crime was committed.
Laura Day was tpiite a pretty girl
and lived part of the time with her
stepfather, a man named Kelly, at
3470 Lake street. Notwithstanding
the fact that the girl hail a comlor
table home she spent most of her
time leading a fast life and nearly
every night occupied a room Jin the
Anderson block with her lover
Fost was a regular hasher and was
under the constant espionage of
Laura Day occupied a cot in
ward No. 1 and was resting com
fortably. The young woman wa:
pist recovering irom the last dost
of morphine and was able to talk
for a moment. She said that Fost
was je dous because Frank Light
foot, who lives at lv) St Marys
avenue, had given her a watch, and
admitted that Lightfoot was her
"other" lover. Then she told about
the shooting, and her tale w is .sub
stantially the same as was printed j
above. Coil nuiug, Hie poor girl j
said th. it she had been cruely
t'cated at home by her mother i 'td j
her steplather and that for a year!
past she had lived mostly down j
town, fearing to go home on ac
count ol illt rt-.tt in,-ii t Irom tier pat
The sisters at the hospital hac
hopes ol sav-ug the girl's lite.
In the next ward oung 1-ost lay
lying. His cut was pushed up
close to the window, in order
that he n'glit catch the
slightest breeze, host win lying
with his face turned toward the
window and breath ing Ilea vily. A
stimulant wa- given him, and in a
whisper he 1 1 ied lo tell his story of
the awful crime. As each word was
whispered the blood, from the
internal bleeding, gurgled r.p and
his words were not intelligible.
The doctor told him he must die.
md to oilier illoUsMllds who will
; welcome the opportunity to see it
' in all its magiiiiiceiit completeness.
This great aggregation require
three railroad trains to transport it
i Iroiucitv lo citv. while the exhibi
tions an given in three rings, on
two el.'valed stages and upon a
great third-of a-iuile track, under
the large-t canvas pavilions ever
erected. The menagerie is the
most complete zoological collection
in America, while the circus per
formance is a constant succession
of wonders. The acrobats, g m-
nasts, aci ialists and riders number
over HIX) of Kttrope and Americas
The chair appointed a committee
on credentials as follows: S. S.
Alley of Saline, Julius Meyer of
Douglas. Dan Cook of (iage, Judge
Patterson of Sheridan, James Hub
hell of Jefferson.
The following delegates were up
pointed the committee on perma
nent organization: J. A. Connor of
Douglas, K.S. Itibhof (lace, J.M.
Patterson of Cass, J. M. CosU llo of
Holt. Judge Wilbur of Dakota..
A motion to appoint a committee
on resolutions was declared out ot
order until the convention had
been permanently organi.ed.
At 2::id the convention met and
highest salaried artists; while the nominated J. Sterling Morton for ,)n,sk,, owning the
nicturesuue features of the exhibi- governor. S. T . Wolbach of (iraud
tion embrace a realistic revival of island was me unanimous choice
ii, urmiip mill limimdromie snort for second place. F. M. Crowe of
Draper i a veteran democrat
Jacksonian description and
he admits thai he isn t feeling jubi
lant over the fact tli.it Irovt r Cleve
land is inclined lo mub the eld line
boy and hobnob with such mug
wumps as Schuiv. of New York ami
tjuiney of Massachusetts. Cleve
land practically tells the old and
uenuine democrat, thai he i better
than they; better than his parly;
that he and hi mugwump friends
represent the only true democrats;
that the cotiutiy is afraid to trust
the old crov il. t ic. For the benefit
of Mr. Draper and other democrat
of; the ild school Till: III KAI.D
prints M r. Cleveland's letter to the
lion. Win. ( . Whitney.
AXXIul s TO 1 1 1: A IV I'ADpoi'K.
Senator Paddock has received an
urgent reipiesl from the republican
state central committee ol I llinois)
to parilcipate in the campaign in
that state. Chairman Claik write
that the committee ha many call
for addresses from Senator Pad
dock, especially . irom the farming
regions. The senator ha replied,
regretting his inability to accept
the invitation, lie states in hi
answer that all the time hi otlicial
and private business will permit
him to use will he employed for re
publican siicces in Nebraska.
Senator Paddock will make an ex-
tended series of HpeecheB in Ne-
lleatrice early in September.
of ancient Koine, a magnificent
spectacle, entitled Caesar's trium-
nhal rntrv into Koine, a series of
thrillinir hinnodromic races, and
an aggregation of other new, rare
and striking features such as no
other tented exhiintion has ever
nresented to the uublic. The visit
Adams wa nominated without op-
position for secretary of state.
The first contest occurred over
the choice of a candidate for slate
auditor anil there were four aspir
ants: II. M. Weis of Thayer, P.
O'Sullivan of Cuming, W. (. Nye
of HufTalo ami lohn Converse of
of the Ringling lirothers' great Jefferson. On the second ballot
circus will be an event never to be
forgotten in the history of this city
LOOKS K'ATHKK M VSTEK'IOIS.
About 10:3d o'clock last night the
Mr. O'Sullivan was nominated
Andrew Hcckinan of Hurt and Jacob
Higlc r of Chase were prcst nted for
slate treasurer. Heckuiau secured
J.A. Ihnnberg of Madison was
body of an unknown man was nominated for superintendent of
found lying along side the main ,,uhijc, instruction.
line of the Hurlington near Second Mr. Hibhs of fiage county, in the
and (5 streets. There wa a deep i.( .,, ,.(11 made at the session, of-
gash on the left sideof his face near fm., ,,e imu. f Matthew (lering
the ear and his head wa badly ,,f countv and he wan nonii-
bruUed aud cut. There wa noth-
ng on the body to reveal the iden
tity of lie 'dead man, the only
things on his person being a knife, I
a naner and la cents in money. The
iiiited by acclamation. He was ac
corded the privilege of making a
siicr-cl i and he very cleverly ami
astutely made it brief.
No time was lost in the selection
body wa viewed by Deputy Sheriff ()f candidate for presidential dec-
lloagianu ami men removed to iv tor. The following geipiemeii
T. Koberts' undertaking room. L...... iwnitired: At larirc. lohn Sher-
l'he most acceptable theoiy is that vin n( d,,,. . Piasecki of How
the man was killyd by a Hurlington inI; )irHt district, Albert Watkins
train. However, it number ot peo- ()f j,.,cnstcr; Second district, Kdgnr
pie iire of the opinion that the man owar,j ,,f Sarpy; Third district,
was murdered. An impiest will be (it.()rRl. ( Thomas of Colfax;
Held today and an ettort made t Fourtli district, K. K. Duniphy of
list-over the cause of the fatality. s(.w;ir,i; Fifth district, Albert
A Hiikk'UlI.lC I i: A T 1 1 .
Hiram Abbott, one of the oldest
and most respected citizens of St.
lvdward, Neb., watt dangerously and
probably fatally injured by being
dragged with hi, foot fast in the
stirrups a distance of. about '!
yards through a grove by a vicious
bronco. Mr. Abbott was thrown
against a tree with Hiich violence
that it broke the one hud a quarter
inch etirrup strap, thus liberating
him. He is still unconscious alter
thirty-six hotirf. No hopes of hi
recovery nre entertained.
That able editoral in the World-
Herald about "Mr. (iladstoue's
Dilemma" is good and able and all
that sort of thing, but what the peo
ple want to hear about more par
ticularly is "Mr. Hitchcock's Dilem
ma." There is a rumor current that
he doesn't know whether he is a foot
or on horseback, politically, Lin
The Journal seem to have lost
sight of it presidential candidate
in il enthusiasm for the Young
Mrs. Ann Luce, a Plattsinouth
woman, who made herself justly
famous in her native place by in-
TAK'IKK AMI VA;i;S.
AuiANY. N. Y.. Aug. 2H. The H. Golden of Holt
ninth annual report of the bureau F. II. Spearman of Red Willow
of statistic of labor of the state of county at this point took the plat
New York contain the result of a form and stated that Jacob Higler
had declined to be ii candidate for
feci of the tarilf on labor and wages, the office of conimissionerof public
Commissioner Charles F. Teck tlis- lands ami building. The place
tributcd 8,000 blank to as many was atonce filled by the nomination
wholesale separate establishments of Jacob W iggtns of Hayes county
throughout this state, and of this Frank J. Morgan was selected as
Gordon of Furnas; Sixth district, T. dulging in red-eye, has struck for
larger fields, and is now cutting a
figure in Lincoln police court.
Nebraska City Press.
number (i,000 or ." per cent, were re
turned with full and correct
answer. The period of investiga
tion includes, the year immediately
prior to the enactment of the Mc
linle bill, ami the year immedi
ately following its becoming a law.
From tabulated statements accom
panying the report it appears there
was a net increase in w res ol iV
;i77.,.L'.'"i.1 .'.i in the P'll, as compared
with the amount paid in lvm, aud a
net "ii Tease of production of T-'d,-Hl.l.l
iil' " in the M'.tr 1VH over that
of 1 i
A'lalvsi of the t.ibh 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ' I
shows that of the sivt seven in-I.
j .liist'ic cinetcd therein 7."i per cent !
i ol 1 1 .fii i show an increase t ithe J td j
!' the wanes or producl. or both, and
! that tlii re ' vere 0 717 instances of!
i iialn nl lal increase.-of wai-e tlui j
ing 1 l.i same yea. i
' At KosS I UK W A T i : Iv' !
I HxMil'K'ti, Aug. . The official j
S retui n-show thai on Fridav there!
were r ported in this city 110 new i
cases ol cholera and FiOdenth. I'p ;
to noon jestt lday 1JS hew cases
and lid v five death weie repotted,!
but the return arc not to.npeh
Prayers were olfered m all the
churches today for a cessation of
the scourge. Whole households
have been sent to the cholera hos
pital. Relief committees have been
formed ami appeal for subscrip
tions issued throughout the city.
Nebraska Weather and Crops
CkKTi:, Neb., Aug. :) -The weather-crop
bulletin of the Nebraska
weather service, 'sslled from the
central office, Itoswell observatory,
Doane College. Crete, for the week j
ended Tuesday, August HO, says:
The past week has been slightly
cooler than the normal, with a
large excess of rainfall, but the
week has been, as a whole, favoi-
able tti crop interest.
' The tempera! ill e has been beitiw ,
the normal in nearly all sections of ,
the state, being It - in "le northeast
section, I- in the soiilheasl and
over the remainder ol the stale j
unite IliiilorinU about below ;
(he normal. !
.... i , , I .,..:.! I , . . i
I he I a in l.i ' I his in i ii net it. cm
above the normal in all sections jind
has gcticiallv exceede 1 two inches,
hut. varying i.oni an inch and a
half ;'i 'he northeast lo neatl four
inches in the south .central pai I of
Coin has improved in condition
the past week, but i- still very
backward, and needs much warm
weather to mature the t top.
The rains of the past week have
generally put the ground in good
condition for fall plowing, which i
now progressing rapidly, with a
prospect of a largely increased
acreage of fall grain.
A vowitvj " r'ln-tln
overworked, weak, ihtvoiis niol
hilitnteil - that's a woman tli.il
Pit rce's Favorite 1 'i e.-crintinii
made for. It gives In r health
Mi'ciigtli. All woman's wcakim
and all woman's ; i 1 im-tit s ;;rc el
by it. It's a lcg-itiiii'ite nn dicin
not a beverage ; an invigorating,
Htorative tonic and a soothing
strengthening nervine, free 1'ivia
coliol and injurious drug!. It
juris tone and vigor to the v,
J'or all functional irregulari
jierioilical jiains, organic tlisjil;
incuts and uterine diseases, u'
Arid a fuarantitd one. If
doesn't give satisfaction, in cv
rase, tin; money jiaid for it is
funded. No other medicine,
women is gold on tbeso ter
That's because nothing else
"juflt as pood." Perhaps
dealer will offer something th
"bettor." He means that it'
ter for him.