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VOLYm. NO H
IMiA'lTSMOUTll CASS COUNTY. NKliKASKA. THURSDAY, , I ANUAUV 26. 181)3.
Si. 50 AYE Alt.
HAVING made arrangements
with the Cincinnati Soap Co
to introduce their Soap in this city
we will sell their best American
White Castile Soap-two cakes for
Five Cents for a short time only.
Remember this is the best Castile
Soap in the Market and is to any
Ten Cent Cake of Soap retailed in
this city. Don't delay but lay in
your supply of Soap at once as the
stock on hand is limited.
Iff IIILE selecting a present drop in
II show you something USKFUL
fcaby or for grandmother. Our line
fscriptions; Easy Chairs and in fact everything in the furniture line is
complete. We have the LARGEST STOCK and sell you CHEATER
than anyone else in the city
COUVCE iUSTD SEE US.
KEMEMBEK THAT WE A K E
522 Main Street, -
HOUSE-FURNISHING : EMPORIUM,
Where you can get your house fumised from kitchen to
parlor and at easy terms. I handle the world re
nowned Haywood Uaby Carriages, also
Improved " Reliable Process " Gasoline Stoves.
CALL AND BE CONVINCED. NO TROUBLE
TO SHOW GOODS.
Dr. SYDNEY NINCcR, Ptolessor of Medicine ct University College, London,
Author of the Standard "Handbook of Therapeutics," artuallu writes as follows:
"From Hut o.'irnfiil iiuulyhK
of 'rf. ATTftF.I.I) 111
VAN! HOUTEN'S COCOA
Im In no w:iy Injurious to lnittf It. ami flint, it ii uVeliloilly nmro nutritious than
nth'T Cowiiis.-lt is I'Kitiiinlv ' li i iv" ami highly iliirotilie. Thu iiuotiitton In vr
tiuu nilvertlseiiients ( from Trade rivals) from my ik m TlH'rupouties art) quite
niisletnlitiK. tiii'l cann.it im.Hsllily tti! v to Van H'iUtkn'h Cocoa."
Thf fait rrilertion on Van llotn kn'h Cocoa is thu vifectuaily repelled, anJ tht very
aii'iorilyi i7.i In injure it, i tlrrrUu priimptetl In gire it a fieri hamltmw testimonial B
and look over our stock for we can
us well as OKN A MENTAL, for the
of Ladies' Desks, Kockers of all de
FOR X-MA8 GOODS
- Plattsmouth, Neb
iiiul ntlior, I nm Kiiti.sOed Hint
A TERRIBLE HOLAGUST.
Frightful Loss of Life Caused
by a Collision.
A HORRIFYING SIGHT
Human Beings Burned to Death by
the BurnlngOil In aShortTlme
Cries of the Wounded
The Big FourWreck.
Last Saturday at Alton Junction
111., there occurred one of the worst
railroad accidents for years, caused
by a passenger train running
through an open switch into tin oil
train, causing the oil tanks to ex
plode mid scattering all over the
surrounding country, covering the
people who came to the assistance
of the wrecked train with burning
The total list of the dead is ns
Webb Koss, Mitoou, 111.
Hiram Cornellius, Iowa.
Edward Miller, Alton Junction.
Two Unknown Men.
William Shattuck, upper Alton 111
Henry Penning, Wantt, 111,
William ;Carthy, Alton, 111.
John Locke, Alton.
Edward Maupiu, Alton.
Daniel Harers, Alton Junction.
. William Mantz, Fosterburg, 111.
Charles Utt, Alton. '
W. II. Miller, Alton.
Charles Harris, Alton.
John Wilkinson, Alton.
Fourteen of the in juried are ex
pected by the hospital authorities
to die. They are:
Otto Hageinann, Alton.
John Hermann, Alton.
Fred Hermann, Alton.
Joseph Hermann, Alton.
Henry Pilgrin, Alton.
John Latrelle, Alton.
W. H. Richardson, Alton.
John Hurk, Alton.
Murphy, Upper Alton.
Roten, Upper Alton.
William Miller, Alton Junction.
A. T. Fraser, St. Louis.
Frank Iiarth, Hradford, Can.
Those who sustained serioti9 in
juries, but will probably, recover
Mrs, A. L. Willen and Child, Kan
Henry Wiggins, Alton Junction.
George Stnple.s, Alton Junction.
John MiPike, Alton.
Herman Muske, Alton,
Louis Deneau, Montreal, Can,
Henry Staples. Uniontown, Ky.
Dan Harris, Alton Junction.
Frank Harton, Stamford, Ont.
Louis Mcintosh, Alton Junction.
Willi am Mcintosh, Alton Junc
tion. John Monohan, East St. Louis.
James Mullaue, Alton Junction.
Charles Harris, Alton.
W. T, Harrison, Alton.
lletuplin Valentine, Philadelphia
Charles Hall, Alton Junction.
J. R Manhaus, Alton.
Pat O'Meara, Alton.
Z. I J. Job, Alton.
John Seisler, Alton.
Ephraim Richardsbu, Alton.
John Finley, Alton.
John McPike, Alton.
Evan Caldwell, Alton.
Patrick Find ley, Alton.
Charles Crowl, Alton.
Resides these, more than a score
sustained injuries of a more or less
serious nature, whose names could
not be learned.
All the dead were burned to death
by flaming oil.
Of the fatally injurfed, all are
more or less burned about the
limbs and body, but the worst in
juries sustained are fearfully burn
ed, heads and faces. There are also
many injitried internally from in-
haling Haines, which parched their
throats to such tin extent that their
escape from instant death is almost
miraculous. The other injuried
Buffered from burns on various
parts of the head, limbs and body.
The nwfulness of the catastrophe
arouses wonder that the casualties
are not twice as large as they re.
l?y (he wagon road, in a ditch
filled with snow, was found the en
tire cuticle of eight hands, with lin
ger nails attached as it potkd from
the bones as the sufferer in their
frenxy dashed into the freezing sub
stance. In one pile of clothing
ashes, with the flesh from a man's
lingers, V( to found silver half dol
lars, melted together. Several gold
and silver watches were also found
and returned to their owners or
Grass in neighboring fields was
burned by particles of oil falling
two thousand feet from the scene of
the explosion. Ever) thing possible
has been done tor the reliei of the
In the verdict of the coroner's
jury in the case of Engineer Koss
no attempt is made to fix the blame
although it is understood that the
brakeman, Al Getton, is responsible
for the open switch, and he has fled
to escape the consequences of his
neglect of duty. Coroner Kinder
empaneled another jury and has
been busy all day holding inquests
on the other bodies.
The bodies of the dead were pre
pared for burial and the funerals
will occur tomorrow.
The total loss to the companythe
officials state, will be between $l'i,
000 and $ 150,000. The company sent
the remains of the dead engineer
William Hammond, a Hig Four
track walker who was quite severe
ly burned, said: "There was noth
ing I could do. Water would do no
good, and so I stood looking on. I
had started away when the explo
sion occurred. I had not got sev
enty feet away before I was thrown
on my knees by the crash. I felt
the hot oil light on my head and
hands and felt the burning sensa
tion, To relieve myself I buried
my head in the earth and threw dirt
on my hands.
One curious feature about the af
fair is that when the tank exploded
the oil shot directly upward to a
height of 200 or 300 feet, then, as
though impelled by some central
force suddenly shot out in all di-rections.
THE LION AROUSED.
Wires Between Carioand Lon
don. Kept at a White
. Heat Now.
TUB LION AROUSED.
LONDOX? Jan. 23-The Egyptian
situation is assuming a gravity
which for a time puts all other is
sues in the back ground, The for
eign office has received a telegram
from Lord Cromer saying the Khe
dive has intimated his intention to
refer to Turkey and the treaty pow
ers the action of England in caus
ing the dismissal of Fakhri Pasha
from the cabinet. The natives are
more excited than at any time since
the outbreak under Arabi Pasha.
The cabinet held a long consulta
tion on the Egyptian crisis, during
which a stream of telegrams were
received from Cario. The prolonged
session is said to have been due to a
difference of opinion as to the ne
cessity of reinforcing the army in
Kgypt for the purpose of looking
after matters at Cairo and protect
ing the frontier against the Der
vishes. The British lorce in Egypt num
bers about '3,100 and there are 18,000
troops under command of British
It is officially announced that the
British government has decided
upon a slight increase of the Brit
ish troops In Egypt.
CHIEF IIAXDIT.i CYUfillT.
GALVeSTOX, Jan. 23. A special
from Rio Grande Bays: News was
received lure late last night from
an authentic source that Lieuten
ant DickuiMi, of Captain Hunter's
command, and Walker of Captain
Chase's command, acting in con
cert with Sheriff Stiell of this
county and villi the state rangers,
captured General Francisco Bena
vides, chiefj in command of the
Garza forcest and Pruleucio Gon
fcealcs, next n command. The cap
ture was malleoli the '21st, near the
Julian (Juarjias ranch, this country
Forty orniote of the revolutionists
were assembled at that place. It is
known that; Benavides assembled
his forces jvith the intention of
sacking t attiargo. Sheriff Stiell will
arrive here tlunorrow and more will
then be Ic arjied about the matter.
HAY I ks h! K VOLU 1 1 ' ). .
Pavana, an. 23. Mail advices
from llayti tbdayjeonurtned former
reports as hi the revolution. Hip
polyte is ni.iiing a strong effort to
crush the nj olutionists, who evi
dently exploded their plot prema
turely, and ijiet with only partial
success. A vast majority of the
people sympathize openly with the
revolutionist, and most of the
others assisithem covertly,
JUSTICE LAMAR DEAD.
In ExcellentSpirits at 8 O'clock
and Died an Hour Later.
A VF5RY SUDDEN DEATH.
Rose Steadily In His Chosen Profes
sion toTheHluhest Plnnacls
Brave Soldier In the Con
MC, Ga., Jan. 23. Associate
Justice Lucius (Jui tit us Citicinnatus
Lamar died here at 8:,"iO o'clock this
evening. His'death was a terrible
shock to the community. It was
sudden in the extreme, for although
lie has been ailing tor some time,
He appeared to be gradually gain
ing in health, He came from Wash
ington to Macon about a month ago
and has been visiting at the resi
dence of W. H. Virgin, in Vines
ville, a suburb of this city. This
afternoon about 3 o'clock Justice
Lamar took down his overcoat in
tending to go to the city, but was
met at the door by lr. Llewllyn, a
friend, with whom he returned to
the sitting room. At that time and
during all the afternoon lie was in
good spirits and at dinner at 0:50
this evening he seemed to have a
good appetite. Dr. Llewllyn left the
house about 8 o'clock ami a few
minutes later the justice was seized
with violent pains in the region of
LuciusQuintus Citicinnatus Lam
ar was born in Putnam county,
Georgia, September 1, 1821, and
after his father's death was taken
to Oxford, Miss., Where he received
part of his education. He gradua
ted at Emery college, Georgia, in
IS 15, studied law in Macon, and was
admitted to the bar in 1817. In 181'J
he returned to Oxford. Mis., and for
a year held a professorship in the
university of Mississippi. He re
signed and resumed, the practice of
law i n Goverington, Ga. He was
elected to the legislature in 1853
and iu ISM again returned to Mis
sissippi and settled on his planta
tion in Lafayette. Being shortly
tifterwards elected to congress as a
democrat he served from 18,"7 until
1HO0, when he resigued to take a
seat in the secession convention of
his native state. He cast his for
tunes with the ''lost cause" and left
the army with the rank of colonel,
after having shared in many en
gagements. He was again elected
in the university of Mississippi and
again took a seat in the house of
tepresentatives, and was elected to
the senate March, n, 1877.
March 5, 1880, President Cleveland
appointed Mr. Lamar secretary of
the interiorand afterwards elevated
him to a seat on the supreme bench
Mr. Lamar was perhaps as promi
nent a figure as any that has oc
cupied a seat on the bench of that
august body. He left Washington
for the south about a nionte ago,
I In had been for some time confined
to his home in that city and was un
able to attend all sessions of the
supreme court, his absence causing
some little delay in the rendering
of the well known lake front case,
wherein the city of Chicago and the
Illinois-Central railroad were the
participants. Just before his de
parture from Washington, however,
Judge Lamar was thought to have
considerably improved. It was not
without dismal lorebodings that his
friends learned after his departure
that he had been compelled to take
one or two intervals of rest before
arriving here and his death, while
itwill cause a very severe shock in
this community, where he was so
widely known, and affectionately
regarded, will not be in every par-
ticular a great surprise.
WKIXKKIl H Y DYNAMITE.
Romk, Jan. 22. Dynamite bombs
exploded almost simultaneously
this afternoon between the hotel il
Angeltorre and in the garden of the
lUllirilll O llllliat. III Hip ;l j,n
Claudio. The hotel was partly
wrecked. Every window and every
piece of crockery and glasswim.
and bric-a-brac in the hotel was
smashed. The front of the hotel
was cracked in three places to the
second floor, and in the door where
the bomb exploded a large holt
was torn. Nobody was injured, al
though the hotel had more than h)0
lodgers at the hour of the ex plosion
The people ran out into the streets
without waiting to get money or
jewelery. They were surrounded at
once by a crowd and a company of
gendarmes was required to keep
the street in front of the hotel clear.
At lirst the front wall was expect
ed to fall. After an examination,
however, the commissary an-
ninineed that there was no imnie-
ite danger and that the lodger
,Mi? return to pack their trunks,
era! women refused to return
1 their belongings were cared
ny the police. Before evening
had left for other hotels.
The proprietor said this evening-
it the Hotel and contents were al-
most a total loss. Not a wholu
piece of furniture was left in the
building. Walls of houses near th
hotel were cracked and all the win
dows were broken.
The proprietor's house in the Vu
n Claudio was less dauiatred. All
the windows were smashed for 100
yards on either side. No walls were
cracked, however, and but for the
breakage of glassware, crockery
and furniture, little harm was done.
n he proprietor of the hotel savs
he isconvinced that both the ex-
losions were caused by a man who
e discharged recently.
LAID TO REST.
Ex-President Rutherford B.
Hayes Laid to Rest Last
Fkemont, t).,Jan. 20. -Taps have
been sounded, the tingle has blown
n beautiful good night revielle, the
last salute has been fired and all
that is mortal of Rutherford B.
Hayessleeps beneath n mantle of
snow by the side of the devoted
companion of his life. The cere
monies of today were such as be
fitted, a typical American citizen,
soldier and statesman. The sim
plicity of the republic shone forth
in his life and was marked in his
obsequies. No eulogy was said
above him that is left for the
future to pronounce, ami all who
knew the man. lather and statesman'
unite in saying that it has been
wisely so. The pure, upright and
generous good dee Is which drew
so suddenly to a close Tuesday
night1 have noihing to fear from
the verdict of oncoming time.
In some respecls the occasion
was one of the most notable in
American history, The only re
maining ex-president, soon again to
assume the ma title of responsibility
stood by the bier of his tlead. The
two men had some notable qualit
ies in common, mid of all public
men few more sincerely mourned
than Grover Cleveland, who came
and went without ostentation. A
great crowd gathered at the depot.
waiting his arrival, but the word
wisely passed nround by the citi
zens' committee no cheering or
display there, and he left as quietly
as he came. Only a serious threat
of personal illness kept President
Harrison away and his regret is as
keen at his enforced absence as
ttmseexpressed on every hand by
the family; their friends and the
BABY RUNNING SORE
Worst Sight Ever 8cn. Legs, Hands,
Amis, Hotly One Solid, Deep,
HtKiin I'filiiR Ciitlcura. In Two Weeks
Great Improvement Followed
by a Complete Cure. ,
My child tif en to tie norc when two rnnnthn nlil,
Ki-zi'inu on hi (urn one) hi-ail. ll rapidly
pral over nil bin body. Every one who n
liuu Mii he wm lb.0 wornt il(hl tin y cvit i.
lie n ul to tic wouii'l
In hum cloltm ever p
many tirnca day, atxl
then hi would ntick
fut to hiH clothe, t
could not drtnit him
slono for motitlm. Urn
llttti. h'ifrt, hamU, and
arm wcrt' junl one solid
ilii i runiiiiiK tore : ha
wan aore all over, but
tht1 di'tvpt'at onea wero
on hi arm, Ii'iih, and
fad'. II ih dire aud mi
hud limit dut p crat k
tn the tli-tdi. utid Wfio
awollcnanthnt h did not look like a child. Illawcro
the wornt aorva I h.'tvo ever wen of the kind. Wo
t emi lining the ftTUt RA Kr miiiiks, und In
wii-ka we rould aee a pri-tit iuiprovttut'nt, and
now he la completely curvd. Ilia akin la amooth
und wliitemd he eeoma entirely well. We aro a-
lh:iuktil. nrtnol inelna, d. 1 would like to tell
hT.i' bu aaufTertnki tmhy aliout Ct'Tiruiu.
Mm. HIKI) HAKKETT,
WinhYld, lnirlinm County, Mku.
The new Hlood and Skin rurtlicr, Internally, and
C'Tirim, the ureat Skin Cure, and Ori'ici'Ra.
SoaI', an ri'imalle Skin Ueautilier, internally, Iu
td.vitiy relievo and aK'edily euro every dtaeaio aud
h'Miior of the akin, aenlp, and hlood, with loaa of
hair, from Uifuucy to ago, frum plmplea toacrofula.
Sold everywhere. Price, Citktiu, 50c.; Pur,
'2'ic; llKmn.va.NT, fl. l'repared hy the I'ottkk
lKt u AftuCliKMicALCoitpoiurioN, Boaton, M aaa.
So'" How to Cur Skin Ulaeaaea," M fifes, iO
lllu-irationa, and 100 teatiuionlala, mailed flee.
Hkin ami Scalp pnrttk-d and henutiflcd
by Ci.'Tici'Iu Soir. Absolutely pure.
In on ii mlnatei thi-Cuticura Ant I
I'aln I'lanter relieve rheumatic, aei- f
atlc, hip. kidney, cheat, and niuaculaC". i
paUi aud wtakueai. I'rtce, a', '