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THE SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS-HERALD, PLATTSMOUTH, NEB., DECEMBER 16,1896.
The Semi-Weekly News-Herald
PUBLISHED WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS
... BY THE . . .
NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY,
M. D. POLK, EDITOR.
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TE LARGEST CIRCULATION
Ol any Cass County Paper.
ACCORDING to the Omaha Bee the
new state treasurer is experiencing
eome difficulty in raising a bond.
Thekk are now 247 inmatesin the
Grand Island soldiors' home, includ
ing: officers. Several more applica
tions have been filed and will be acted
upon at an early date.
Drive out the pessimists and en
courage the optimists, riattsmouth
would be a winner every day in the
week if her citizens would give her a
show. Stand up for Piattsmouth.
T. Dewitt Talmage is about to
take unto himself his third wife, and
some unkind fellow wonders what he
will do when he meets the trio at the
union depot of the celestial city.
The telegraph has not announced
the killing of General Maceo since
last week. There is something
wrong. It is not right to let the gen
eial go over two days without killing
him and letting him lay on the batt.e
It IS very gratifying to know that
Joe Edgerton has at last been "fixed
out" with a job, after a continued hus
tle for fifteen vears. The News has
not learned whether Milo S. Briggs
has sent him a letter of congratula
tion yet or not.
The Kearnev Hub savs: "It lcoks
as though Governor Holcomb's action
in connection with the canvass of the
votes on the constitutional amend
ments is intended to pave the way
for issuing certificates to the popo
cratic candidates for supreme judge
and trusting to the legislature to back
up the proceeding. But what would
the supreme court say to such an act."
WHEN they come to look around a
little they find more good cabinet
timber in California than they know
what to do with. The last one brought
to light is Judge Jeseph Kenna, who
seems to have a stronger following
than either Judge DeHaven or Wey
mire. He was appointed to the
United States circuit bench by Presi
dent Harrison and was iu congress a
portion of McKinley'a term.
TnE people of Grand Island are
making extensive preparations for the
entertainment of the Nebraska Press
association which meets there in
January. This is a great advertise
ment for a town one way or the other
according the way the b'hoys are
impressed, riattsmouth ought to
make a bid for their next annual
meeting, about all of the other "third
cities" in the state Laving had a whirl
at it. .
Many are the howls going up over
the state from the disappointed pops
who have been trying to crowd up to
the pie counter. The pops, as well as
the demopops, have a tooth for Die,
and the-way thoy are clamoring for it
there will no doubt bo many who are
disappointed and dissatisfied with the
result. And who we can count safely
on having with us at the next election,
the success which the aggregation
had this fall bids fair to De the means
of their own defeat two years hence,
as the clamor for pie can not bo satis
fied. The Kansas City World insists that
the only course left for Kansas is ti
secede from the Union cut loose
from the eastern plutocrats and gold
bugs. Whereupon the Emporia Ga
zette is constrained to remark: "Let's
secede I Let's tear loose from the
plutocracy and arrogance and respect
ability of the corrupt and unsyste
matic east. Let's srather to ourselves
here in Kansas all our jewels and
flounce out of the sisterhood of states.
Let's take our doll rags and quit civ
ilization and annex ourselves to bar
barism. Let's abolish interest; make
povery a felony; punish work with a
sentence of enforced silence; make
thinking a penal offense; enact brains
into buttermilk; paint over "ad astra
per aspera" with blue mud, and in its
place inscribe in letters of seething
grease: 'Vive la Lease I' "
It seems that nearly every county
in the state is making war against
feeding the unworthy people who have
been hanging on for years, depending
oa the county to feed them in prefer
ence to making an honest living for
themselves. Charity is a noble thing
when judgment is used in dishing it
up, but when it is given to people who
are too lazy to work or fool away what
money they do earn, it is doing the
taxpayers and the receipient as well
an injustice. If their rations were
shut off they would be obliged to go
to work and would naturally be much
happier. Cass county has many
county pensioners who are going to
be given a chance to work or go
hungry this winter. The officials have
become tired of being "worked." Too
much precaution cannot be exercised
in the handing out of charity. The
worthy should not be neglected, but
the worthless Bhould be choked off.
ABOUT THE SUGAR INDUSTRY.
The beet sugar industry is becom
ing to interest more people in Ne
braska every day, and is destined to
become a leading business in the
United States, with Nebraska fore
most in the enterprise, as, it has been
proved beyond question that her soil
is particularly adapted to the raisingof
sugar beets. Elwood S. Peffer gives
an artiple in the Chicago Record
which treats on the industry, a por
tion of which is found below:
"A beet sugar factory is an immense
concern, and when all depended upon
it are considered, sorxe estimate may
be made of its value to a community.
There is no better illustration than
the Chino (Cal.) factory. There is
nothing else of the town besides the
sugar factory. Six years ago the
Chino ranch apparently was fit only
for grazing land. There were only
herders on the ranch and a few houses
in which they lived. The owner ex
perimented with sugar beets, proved
that they could bo raised successfully,
and a factory soon was built there.
Today there aro about 3.0U0 persons
on the ranch, 000 of whom live in the
village of Chino. Nearly $400,000 is
paid every year to the farmers for
beets, nearly $20,000 every month dur
ing the working season for labor, aud
as the factory uses the residue of
crude coal oil for fuel, a large oil re
finery has been built on the ranch,
which manufacturers gasoline, benzine
"That shows the value of a sugar
factory to the Chino ranch, but in ad
dition to this must be considered the
immense amount of manufactured
goods consumed by a sugar factory
every year. The crop of 1S'J6 was a
very small one at Chino, but it used up
150,0( 0 sugar bags, 1,010 sugar barrels,
120,000 yards of filter cloth, 9.000 tons
of lime rock, 700 ions of bulk lime,
1,000 toDs of coke, oo,0C0 barrels of
petroleum, 10,000 pounds of tallow,
15,000 gallons of lubricants, 1.000
pounds of cup grease, and many
smaller item?, 6uch as 3,000 files,
1,200 pounds of twine, L0 dozen spools
of thread, l,S0O slicing knives, 4,0(0
gallons of gasoline, etc. Nor is the
item of freight by any means a small
one in connection with a sugar factory.
The shipping in of supplies and ship
ping in of sugar is an immense item
of expense. Jay Gould is said once
to have offered a sugar manufacturer
$75,000 if he would build a sugar fac
tory at some point on the Missouri
IF THE price oi corn would go up to
20 cents Nebraska would not eaten
for any other nation on earth.
An exchange sugggest that if the
populists of Kansas choose their
strongest minded man for the United
States senatorship Mary Ellen Lease
will succeed Peffer.
KANSAS Loasts oi a big corn crop.
having, according to the report of
the board of agriculture, about 221,
419,114 bushels. Nebraska will see
her and raise her 100.000,000 bushels
The important announcement has
been made that John D. Rockefeller
has bought a plat of ground on the
lake front at South Chicago, upon
which he will erect rolling mills to
cost $10,000,000. A certain Pittsburg
Scotchman may be deposed from his
position as iron king.
Although as a general rule popu
lism does not have a tendency to lift
up the reputation of a state is pretty
generally conceded that the incom
ing state officers are a level-headed
set of men and no action will be taken
in the legislature that would have any
bi.d effect on the business interests of
the state. What Governor Holcomb
says generally goes with the members
of his party and ho will no doubt 6ce
that nothing rank is done.
The Christmas edition of the State
Journal was issued yesterday. It was
a sixteen page edition, with a beauti
ful cover in colors, and was well filled
with the choicest of reading matter.
The management of the Journal 6pare
no laoor or expense in their efforts to
make it one of the best daily pauers
in the west. The period of financial
depression was felt in Lincoln more
than many other Nebraska points,
but from appearances it did not affect
The wiseacres are telling us that
the money question and the tariff
question ought to be relegated
to commissions of '"business" men
to settle and thus be "taken out
of the field of politics." But with
these and similar questions eliminated
from the "field of politics" there would
not be any field of politics at all and
we wouia oe iransiormea irom a re
publican government, which is sup
posed to be the best, to a bureaucra
tic government which all experience
tells us is the worst in the world.
From a mild sort of frying pan into
the hottest 60rl of fire. State Jour
It IS pretty certain that there will
be a change in the form of the Aus
tralian ballot in Nebraska before
many more elections are held. And
there should be. The average man
needs a towel tied about his head
when he goes into the voting booth
that he may concentrate all of his
mental faculties on the puzzle. The
form used in Iowa is very simple.
W hen the voter desires to cast a
straight ballot he has only to mark a
cross in a circle at the head, each
party having a separate column. A
still greater improvement would be
for each party to have an emblem and
print it at the head of the ticket In
this way a child could vote as intelli
gently as a man.
Mrs. L. E. Thorpet polico matron
of Topeka, Kan., advances some very
radical as well as-sensible ideas in the
matter of caring for the needy poor
of the cities, says an exchange. She
declares that the insatiate' desire on
the part of many well-to-do house
wives to save up money to send to
foreign missions is keeping thousands
of poor women out of employment.
She says that there are many house
wives in Toreka who do their own
washing in order to save up a little
money to send to foreign countries
to civilize the heathen. One-third of
this sum that is annually sent across
the ocean, 6he avers, would give
work to idle men and women, clothe
and school their children, and re
duce the number of men and women
who annually fall by the wayside be
cause of the enforced idleness. Mrs.
Thorpe is a member of the Methodist
church and feels at liberty to talk
freely. She says that a presiding
elder of her church recently told
her that the demand for money for
foreign missions is constantly increas
ing. She asked him to tell her when
the thing would stop, but he could not
answer. She is not- opposed to giving,
she s-iys. but in view of the great des
titution in the circles of the poor, she
thinks it time to put up the bars and
look first to the needy of our own
country. "America for Americans"
is her motto while people are crying
for bread and a chance to earn it.
A NEW mint has been opened in
San Francisco for the free and un
limited coinage of silver without the
consent of Uncle S.im. The new sil
ver dollars are made to contain 52
cents worth of pure silver and are
consequently a little more valuable
than the government coin. The eu
terprising projectors of this mint of
course make the difference between
the bullion and coinage value of the
dollar, which is evidence of their
business capacity. The coins, it is
said, cannot be detected except in the
The News is in -receipt of the
"Hard Roads" edition of the Mon
mouth, (III ,) Daily Review. Iu the
vicinity of Monmouth they have sev
eral miles of country roads paved
with brick, and the result is very
satisfactory to the fanners and ail
concerned. It is an annual saving of
no little amount to the farmer who
has grain to market. The edition is
a very creditable one and many points
in favor of good roads aro shown up
INFORMATION AND OPINIONS.
According to President Cleveland
the deficit for the year in government
revenues is $25,000,000. The president
is still deluding himself in the belief
that the law, if allowed to stand, will
eventually overcome all deficits. It
is hardly necessary to add that it will
not be allowed to stand. It may not
be all bad, but it contains serious de
fects that will have to be remied.
Omaha Trade Exhibit.
At Milbitas, Santa Clara county,
California, a palace has been turned
into a poor house. The palace was
built by a millionaire named O'Toolo,
who lost every thing soon after, and
is now living near by, e. poor hostler.
with the best possible prospect of
spending- his last days as a pauper
within a short walk of the beautiful
home he built in happier days.
Christmas will soon be here with all
of its accompanying pleasures. Do
not disfigure it by writing it "X-mas."
Cut this out and keep it. The Scien
title American gives this recipe which
the whole world should know. At the
tfrst indication of diphtheria in the
throat make the room close, then take
a tin cup and pour into it an equal
quantity of tar and turpentine, then
hold the cup over the lire 60 as to fill
the air with the fumes. The patient
on inhaling the fumes will cough out
the membraneous matter and diph
theria will pass off. The fumes of the
tar and turpentine loosen the throat
and thus afford the relitf that h.-is
baffled the skill of physicians.
The meanest hit of all on Bill
Greene is that he has been trying to
make a bonded ware bouse out of his
stomach. This is indeed an unkind
A correspondent at Canton says:
"A couple of old soldiers called on
McKinley, and treated them with as
much consideration as he did the dis
tinguished statesmen who were wait
ing for an audience." That is like
McKinley. lie drank from the same
canteen, slept under the same blankets
and endured hardships with that class
of men, and he is not the kind of man
to forget it because great honors have
come to him.
It is not enough, says the York Re
publican, for an editor to write so
clearly that any intelligent person
can understand him. He must write
so clearly that no infernal fool can
What has become of our old towns
man, John W. Cutright, who was act
ing as private secretary to the late
W. J. Bryan before the election? Was
he buried sodcep under the avalanche
that he was unable to extricate him
The secretary of the treasury recom
mends appropriations for Nebraska
federal business the coming year as
follows: For internal revenue service,
$34,000; support of Sante Sioux of Ne
braska as well as Sioux of other
tribes, $85,000; for Poncas in Ne
braska and South Dakota, $I5,5C0;
Indian school, Genoa, Neb.t $56,!JO0.
Secretary Carlisle in his report to
congress recommends the appropria
tion of $125,000 to complete the govern
ment building at Omaha This will
make an excess of $100,000 in the
amount of the original estimate. These
things always mount upward at an
alarming rate when the government's
money bags are open.
Mrs. Lease hurried to tho aid cf
Bryan during the campaign. Why
can't he now reciprocate? Twelve
hundred of the three thousand dollars
he is reported to get for each alleged
lecture he delivers would bring the
roses to Mary Ellen's cheeks agaio.
governor uoicomD nas onerea a re
ward of $200 for the capture of young
Detlefson, who murdered younr Gle
sing near Schuyler a lew days ago. So
far he has successfully evaded the
Chicken pox is prevalent at J uniata
Measles have ''broken out" in Nor
A farmers' institute will be held a
Neb raska City on the 19th inst.
Oliver Rordner of Dodge county
went crazy over the money question
j. iiere ai e lew prignter county pa
pers in the west than the Wayne Re
The prosecuting attorney of Brown
couuty spells her name Mae instead of
Ex-Senator C. L. Keckley of York
county used to favor the sugar bounty
now he opposes it.
Cedar county is trying to recover
by suit the fees that the county clerk
A paper called the Quill has been
launched at Carrol. C. A. Robinson
is responsible for it.
Sixty thousand bushels of corn have
been stored in Syracuse, to be sold
. when prices advance.
Peter Snyder, living near Albion
was so severely kicked by a horse tha
he died the following day.
Wayne has a school enrollment o
I'M, and an average daily attendance
for the past three months of 352.
The ten-year-old son of G. R. Head
rick of Nuckolls county was thrown
from a horse, and got up with a frac
Henry Smith of Oakdale fell agains
a wagon wheel while trying to stop n
runaway team, and fractured his arm
rvoith Platte needs more school
room. Some of the children have to
stay at home for want of a seat in the
Several carloads of cattle and bogs
from Seattle were lately unloaded iu
York county, to be fattened on No
It has been unlawful at Creighlon
for minors to drop a nicklo in the slot
machine where cigars are the reward
Evangelist Redding will go to St
Paul next month and pluck brands
from the burning in his usual able and
Scandinavian Sisters" Oiiarlet.
I he Misses Christian of Ashland,
who compose the Scandinavian quar
tet and who are on the road under the
management of Gus Hyers, appeared
at u hito s Saturday evening. Owing
to the fact that there had been an en
teriainmeni, in tne city nearly every
nigniuuring tne week a very poor
crowd greeted them, but those who
were there are loud in their praise of
the young singers. Miss Bess Gear
hart, a very able elocutionist of Uni
versity Place, is with the com
pany ana recited several pieces
which were highly appreciated. If
tho company should visit Piattsmouth
again it is sure they would be greeted
by a full house.
Is Rich Music
Armour Institute ok Techno
logy, Chicago, Sept. 2. I have had
the great pleasure of listening to
the Ottumwa Male Quartette two
or tbree times this summer and I do
not know when I havo heard such rich
and sweet music. They "present a
very artistic program, and aro a de
light to the ear of one who loves
good music. F. W. GUNSAULUS,Pres.
l ue aoove quartette will appear in
this city at the Presbyterian church
next Saturday evening, December 19
Take off the Horn.
The undersigned is now ready with
a good portable chute and tools, to re
move the weapons of horned cattle at
ten cents per head. It never gets too
cold to dehorn cattle. Any time after
fly-time, until tho first week in April
is the right tune. After that it is too
late. If those who wish to have such
work done will address me at Rock
Bluffs, Neb., they will be promptly
answered. s. L. Furlong.
Kheamatium Cared in a Hay.
"Mystic Cure" for Rheumatism and
iMeuralgia radically cures in one to
three days. Its action upon the sys
tem is remarkable and mysterious. It
removes at once the cause and the
disease immediately disappears. The
first dose greatly benefits, 75 cents.
Sold by F. G. Frlcke & Co., drujrirists.
Dissolution of Tartnership
Notice is hereby given that the
partnership heretofore existing be
tween J. W. Sage and S. IL Shumaker.
under the firm name of Sage & Shu
maker, was this day dissolved by
mutual consent. All bills due the
old firm are by agreement made pay
able to J. W. Sage who will continue
the business at the old stand.
Piattsmouth, Neb., Nov. 24, 18.
J. W. Sage,
S. H. Shumaker.
DeWitt's Colic & Cholera Cure.
Pleasant, quick rult. safe to use.
William Morris and Music
Some idiot, says a writer in The Sat
urday Review, takes it on himself to as
sure the world that William Morris had
no musical sense. As a matter of fact,
he had a perfect ear, a most musical
singing voice, and 60 fine a sense of
beauty in sound (as in everything else)
that he could not endure the clatter of
the pianoforte or the equalling and
shouting of the average singer. When I
told him that the Amsterdam choir
brought over hero by M. de Lange had
discovered the secret of the beauty of
mediaeval music and sang in with sur
passing excellence, he was full of regret
for having missed it, and the viol con
certs of M. Dolmetsch pleased liim
greatly. Indeed, once during his ilness,
when M. Dolmetsch played him some
really beautiful music on a really beau
tiful instrument, he was quite overcome
1 onco urged him to revivo the man
ufacture of musical instruments and
rescue us from the vulgar handsomeness
of tho trade articles with which onr or
chestras are equipped, and ho was by
no means averse to the idea, having al
ways, he avowed, thought ho should
like to make n good fiddle. Only neither
in music nor in anything else could yoa
engage him in any sort of intellectual
dilettantism. Ho would not waste his
time and energy on the curiosities and
fashions of art, but went straight to its
highest point in the direct aud simple
production of beauty.
The Child of a Tillage.
All the scenes and atmosphere of one's
native village if one is fortunate
enough to have been bom in such a lo
cality lie around the memory like the
horizon line, unreachable, impassable,
Even a socalled cosmopolitan man has
never seemed to me a very happy being.
and a cosmopolitan child is above all
things to be pitied. To be identified in
early memories with some limited and
therefore characteristic region that is
happiness. No child is old enongh to be
a citizen of the world. What denation
alized Americans hasten to stamp as
provincial is, for children at least, a sav
ing grace. You do not call a nest pro
vincial. All this is particularly true of
those marked out by temperament for a
literary career. Literature needs for its
material only men, nature and books,
and of these the first two are every
where and tho last aro easily transport
able, since you can pile the few supreme
authors of the world in a little corner
of the smallest leg cabin. The Cam
bridge of my boyhood afforded mo all
that human heart could ask for its ele
mentary training. Those who doubt it
might perchance have been tho gainers
if they had shared it. "He despises me, "
said Ben Jouson, "becauso I live iu an
alley. Tell him his soul lives iu an al
loy." Colonel T. W. Higgiuson in
Sladame'H Quiet Answer.
It would not do to specify the restau
rant. It is enough to say that it happen
ed in a French restaurant well patron
ized by thoso whose French consists of
"garcou," "oui" and "demi-tasse."
Tho place was well filled, and madame
at tho receipt of custom was busy mak
ing change, smiling to the customers,
frowning deep French frowns at the
waiters and shrugging her shoulders
and eyebrows at M. le Mari.
In a littH lull a man, evidently an
habitue of the place, walked up to
madame. In one hand he held a plate,
in the other a napkin.
"Look here, madame," he began. IT
held them up for inspection. The pla
was shining, but the napkin, where ho
had used it to wipe the plate, was
grimy, almost black.
Madame looked at him carelessly.
"If monsieur would wash his hands
before ho came here," Fho paid softly,
with a shrug of her shoulders, "then
But tho mail had gone back to his
scat, and madame made change for some
one else. Philadelphia Ledger.
Guileless Loie Fuller.
Loie Fuller has never worn a corset
in all her life. Her figure is round,
beautiful, firm. Her gowns are fashion
ed in the empire style, her hats are im
mense and beplumed, and her manners
are gracious and altogether delightful.
Her modesty is possibly her greatest
charm. She told the writer recently:
"I see posters about the street, and I
think Loie Fuller must be some one
else. I can't get used to the fame part
of my career. In Paris, where I became
known, I was driven to the theater and
home again without knowing how I
was being talked about. One day I re
quired some pocket handkerchiefs, and
my mother and I walked into a shop.
'See, mamma,' I cried, 'there are Loie
Fuller handkerchiefs, and there are silks
named after that person too. I wonder
who can have my name. It turned out
that I was the namesake of all manner
of wearable articles of femininity."
New Orleans Times-Democrat.
A Story of Lord AmpthilL
The following story is told of the late
Lord AmpthilL When he was a junior
clerk in the foreign office, Lord Palmer
ston, then foreign secretary, introduced
an innovation whereby instead of being
solemnly summoned by a verbal nies
sage the clei ks were expected to answer
his bell. Some haughty spirits rebelled
against being treated like footmen and
tried to organize resistance, but Odo
Russell, as ho then was, refused to join
tho rebellious movement, saying that
whatever method apprised him most
quickly of Lord Palmerston's wishes
was tho method which ho preferred
The aggrieved clerks regarded him as a
traitor to his order, but ho died an em
And She Went Quickly.
"Mamma has just cone across the
street, ma'am," said tho demure little
6-year-old to tho caller.
"Did she say when she'd be back?
asked the lady.
"Yes'm," as demurely as before,
"just as soon as you had gone, ma'am."
St. Paul Dispatch.
After hearing some friends continu
ally praising Chamberlain's Colic.
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy,
Curtis Fleck, of Anaheim, California,
purchased a bottle of it for his own
use and is now as enthusiastic over its
wonderful work as anyone can bo.
The 2-5 and 50 cent sizes for sale by
Sold the IHstillery.
The distillery at Nebraska City was
sold this morning for 560,000 to chair-
man Kenna of the reorganization
committee, it will thereforo continue
n theliands of tho trust.
m ri A 2 Yf k Fi ri 11 h to
for Infants and Children.
THIRTY yearV obwervattoa of Cawtoria with the pntrona;of
millions of person, penait rtn 1a speak of it xcithont Rnes-lng.
It is nnqnestiona'bly tha be.t remedy for Infants and ChUdre n
the world haw oT-er known. It is harmless. Children llkoltIt
gives them health. It will Bavothjslrlives. In it Mothers li live
omething which t absolutely - nSoajl jracjjoally perfect as a
Castoria destroys "Worms.
Castoria allays reverishnss.
Castoria prevents vomiting Sonr Cnrd.
Castoria cures Diarrhoea and "Wind Collo.
Castoria relieves Teething Troubles.
Castoria cures Constipation and riatnlency.
Castoria neutralizes tha effe cts of carh on io ncidga s or polsonons air.
Castoria does not contain morphine, opium, or other narcotic property.
Castoria assimilates the food, rognlates Jhoomftghfti?d bowels,
giving healthy and natural sleep.
Castoria is pnt np in one-size bottlos only. It is not aold in bulk.
Pon't allow any one to sell yon anything else on the plea or promise
that it is "just as good" and "will anrocrjrinrgot;
See that yon get C-A-'S-T-O-R-I-A .
Children Cry for
A Novel Suit Itf'KUii j
IlENKKKsox, Ky., Dee. Hi. An un
usual suit, which will bo.wa'ched with
interest all over lh" Lmted St:ii-,
was filed hero yesterd;iy, it b-ii.g
stated t q it tho point involved is
raised for the tirst time. The slate
seeks, under the alien land law, t re
claim property involved at $;Ji ,( (; be
cause tho owner afterwards became a
subject of Greal Rritain, the conten
tion being that ho thereby foifeiUd
his right to own propeity in the
Mrs. Mary. Newcomb and others are
made defendants. There are com
plications because Mrs. Newcomh is
the second wife, but this i'ocs no af
fects the particular point at i-su.i.
E. B. Newcomb, now deceased, owned
various pieces of property in and
about Henderson. At the breaking
out of tho civil war he tied to Canada,
where ho took an oath of allegiance
to the queen of Gr(,at Britain and
never returned tot hi.- country. He
became a British subject thirty-three
years ago. A contest of tho will iy a
son of Newcomb by nis lirst wile is
now pending in the higher courts.
Reorganization of the. Arena I'tihliHhiiig; Co.
On petition of tho creditors cf the
Arena Publishing company made Oc
tober 1, 18'JG, before Judge Dunbar to
appoint. a temporary receiver, A. D.
Chandler, esq., was appointed for the
protection and adjustment of the in
terests of the creditors during a reor
ganization of this company. The olli-
cers of tho company did not contest
the petition, feeling that it is for the
best interests of all parties concerned
as an equitable plan pending the busi
ness changes to be made.
The Arena company wiil be recapi
talized by experienced business men
and placed in new hands and on a (irm
financial basis, the magazine to be an
open court for the promulgation of all
authoritive and important opinions.
The business of the Arena, both as
magazine anu as a bjok-pumistmig
house, has made quite a phenomenal
growth, but had not sullicicnt capital
to handle the business into which it
had developed. With tho reorganized
company tne Arena will be eaablcil to
extend its growth and add to its repu
tation now so well established, in the
succe&s of which all readers and think
ers feel a personal interest on ace unt
of the national infiuer.ee which this
publication has attained.
Robert K. 13ui kc and Joseph S. Mar
tin of Chicago arrived in Lincoln yes
terday afternoon as representatives
of the Cook county silver demcc atie
organization to invite W. J. J5rjan to
speak at the Jackson day banquet cf
silver democrats to 1 e held in Chi
cago, January 8 Previous to the ar
rival of the Chic :go mt n a delegation
representing too Jaeksoni.iu club at
Omaha called on Mr. Bryan to s cure
his services at a banquet to bo given
in Omaha on the same date. The
delegation f om Omaha comp: i-ed J.
C. D.ihlman and Lee Herd man, presi
dent and tecreta.y of the oin undemo
cratic state central committee. ( I. M.
Hitchcock, of tho Woi Id-IIe.-al i, A.
P. Spitko, and Edwaid E. Howell.
Mr. Da h fin an and Mr. Howell were
the spokesmen of this delegation.
Both delegations called n Mr.
Bryan durirg the afternoon and ar;
raneements were made with Mr.
Bryan whereby he is t appear at both
banquets. The Chicago meeting wiil
bo held January 7 and the Omaha
meeting the night following. State
One Minute Cough Cure, cures.
That is what it was made fur.
We are now prepared for t iki;;g in
horses and colts for pasturing by the
M. AND A. A. "W ETKXKAIH'.
Children Cry for
Children Cry for
'r-j - '-n -, mri. 3?W. i ris- .i..-3
is on every
Comfort to aliloriiia.
Every Thursday morning, a tourist
sleeping car for Salt Lake City. San
l-'raaeiseo and Los" Anyeles leaves
Omaha and Linco'n via tho Burling
ton 1 touto.
it is c:ti peted; upholstered in rat
tan; has spring scats .and lacks ami is
provided with curtains, bedding,
towels, soap. etc. An experienced
excursion conductor and a uniformed
Pullman porter accompany it through
to the. Pacific Coast.
While neither as expensively
finished nor as line to look at .as a
palac.' sleeper, it is just as good to
ride in. Second class tickets aro
honored ami tho pr'ce of a berth,
wide enough Mid big enough for two,
is only ".
For a folder tri ving full p irticalars,
call at the noan-t B. & M. II. It. II.
ticket ollice. Or, write to J. l'Y.mcis,
(Jeti'l. Pass'r. Agent, Bulint-'ton
Koute, Omaha. Neb.
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Every intelligent family need! in
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iievs aper is the Toledo Weekly
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republican paper, but men of all poli
tics take it, becauso of its honesty and
laiiticss in the discussion of all public
questions. It is tho favorite family
paper, with something for every mem
ber of tho household. Serial stories,
poetry, wit and humor; the household
depaitment (be.-t in the vo: Id), young
folks, Sunday school leasons,Talmiige's
sermons, tho farmstead, tho question
bureau (which answers questions for
subscribers), the news of the week 'n
complete form, and other special
features. Specimen copies gladly sent
on application, .and if you will send us
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to r.i is..
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