The news-herald. (Plattsmouth, Neb.) 1909-1911, December 02, 1909, Image 2

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    The NewsHerald
A Bailing Down of the More Impor
tant Events Here and There
An Individual believed to be Insano
nnd having an Imaginary grievance
against the war department, shot and
seriously wounded General Verand In
Paris on tho Bteps of the Hotel Con
tinental. It was later discovered that
lie had made a mistake in his man.
It is nineteen days Blnce the Her
rera lino steamer Maria Herrera left
Santiago, Cuba, with a cargo of cattle,
bound for Ponce, Porto Rico, where
kIir wns expected to arrive November
11. The steamer, however, has not
been heard from nnd it ia believed
that she was foundered.
The Invitation from tho United
States for Oreat Br'taln to partici
pate In an International conierenco
with a view to regulating the killing
of seals In the international waters
of North America has been referred
through tho colonial office In panada.
The London foreign office learned
Indirectly that Germany bad Informed
tho state department of the United
States that she had agreed to the
terms by which the British, French
nnd German groups of financiers were
each to surrender a portion of their
Khnres In tho Chinese railway loan In
order to enable tho Americans to par
ticipate. The more liberal section of the
Trench eplseopnto. headed by Archblsh
Ip Turlnnse of Hancy, are beginning to
question the wisdom of tho mllitnnt
lection which began tho formation of
n league of Cntholic voters In tho com
ing elections. Instead tho former ad
vocate a broader union, which shall
Include, with the Catholics, other con
rervatlvo forces.
Senator Brown says tho Insurgents
will be in evidence at tho coming ees
uion of congress.
The president will exert all his In
fluence looking to changes in the in
terstato commerce act.
President Delano of tho Wabnsh
railroad, is said to have been profered
the Chinese mission.
A Greenvillo (Ohio) mnn killed his
mother and a deputy sheriff, wounded
two others And committed suicide.
Senator Aldrlch says the panic of
1907 cost tho country $ 2,000.o0.0(i0.
Sec. Meyer has proposed sweeping
changes In the navy.
Attorney General Wlckersbnm, Sen
ntors Elkins nnd Cummins conferred
on changes in the Interstate commerce
After hearing Samuel Gompcrs
Rpcak at Cooper union 200 members
of tho Lndies" Waist makers union de
cided to go on strike for shorter hours
and higher wages.
George Crocker, youngest son of tho
late Californfa millionaire, Charles C.
Crocker, Is slowly dying at his homo
In New York from a malady said to
bo a cancer.
Bloodhounds proved so far unsuc
cessful in running down the assail
ant of Beventeen-year-old Myra Smith
at Limn, Ohio, who was attacked In
the streets, that there caino near be
ing a lynching of tho wrong man.
Tho gunboat Prlncton was ordered
by the navy department to sail for
Corinto, Nicaragua, to join tho gun
boat Vleksburg, already at that port.
Speaker Cannon, In a Bpeech at
Kansas City, defended the rules of
tho house.
Serious rock and snowslides on the
Canadian Pacific railway in tho Rocky
mountains have compelled the cancel
lation of all trains.
The Great plains reconnolssance
party of the United States bureau of
soils, Is assembling at Victoria, Tex.
During the winter work will bo dono
along tho Gulf coast north of Corpus
Ijow fares have been secured for
the National Corn Exposition that
opens in Omaha December 6th.
Congress will turn the light on the
water power problem.
Heavy loss of life Is feared as the
result of an explosion In a coal mine
nt Onoura, Kukoko province, Japan.
Fifteen men are known to hnve per
ished, while 228 miners are entombed
In the workings.
Congress Is to bo assayed by re
form organizations within a day or bo
cfter It convenes.
Governor Dencen of Illinois, it was
made known recently, will postpone
convening the general assembly in
special session pending the outcome
of the Investigation of the Cherry
mine disaster.
Congressman Do Armond of Miss
eourl, who lost his life in a fire at
his home, had served nineteen years
In congress.
The United States and Chile at last
have reached final agreement as to
the terms of a protocol referring to
King Edward for a definite settlement
of the celebrated Alsop claim.
Twenty Japanese were killed and
fifteen Injured, several of them fatal
ly, in the wreck of a work train on
tho Great Northern railway between
Vancouver and New Westminster.
In a fire at Kansas City 140 horses
were burned to death.
l'lve members of family killed and
two fatally hurt when trolley car hits
an auto near Los Angeles.
The government faces important
problems relating to channels and
terminals in proposed waterways Im
provement Congressman Carter of Oklahoma
Is critically 111.
Rear Admiral R. R. Ingorsoll. a
member of tho general board of the
navy, will be placed on the retired list.
James J. Hill has offered to give the
Huron college at Huron, S. D., $50,-
000 of its endowment fund.
'1 nomas Meagher.of Manila, P. I.,
son of tno Irish patriot, died oi pneu
monia following an attempt to com
mit suicide.
Five miles of the Panama canal
have been opened to navigation. This
Includes tho channel from a point in
the Ray of Panama. Steamships ply
ing between San ranclsco and Pa
nama nnd the west coast ports of
South America rnd Panama are using
this part of the canal dally.
James Freeman Curtis of Roston,
now United States district attorney
and once intercollegiate golf champion
of the United States, has been chosen
assistant secretary of the U. S.
Mrs. Roosevelt and her daughter
have returned from Europe.
Customs frauds at New Yolk are
not limited to the sugar cases.
What appears to have been an at
tempt upon the lifo of Daron Albert
Rothschild of Vienna Is reported from
Schlllcrsdorf, tho Rothschild hunting
scat In upper Silesia.
Oslerlzatlon of army officers to a
radical degree was recommended to
tho war department by General Leon
ard Wood, In command of tho depart
ment of the East. Ho wants an eli
mination law enacted, so that officers
above the grade of captain will attain
grades on an average of at least ten
years younger than at present.
The Chilean government hns again
announced its desire to subscribe to
a protocol submitting tho Alsop claim
to The Hague tribunal for arbitration,
and hns deposited In London $1,000,
000 to the order of Tho Hague per
manent court.
Nicaraguan Insurgents are preparing
for a final struggle.
Lyman J. Gage, former secretary of-
the treasury, was married at San Dl
ego to Mrs. Ada Ilallou. Gago Is 73,
his wife 35.
Tower of revolutionists Is gaining
strength in Nicaragua.
At this writing, November 27, Presl
dent Taft has not dono anything on
his forthcoming message to congress
It may be- many weeks before all
bodies are removed from tho Illinois
mine, wherein they were killed by
blnck damp.
Morgan Chambers, a negro, wns
and Deputy Joe Camp at Median
Miss., by n mob of 200 masked men
and his body riddled with bullets.
The forthcoming report of the spe
cial naval board, of which Rear Ad
nilral Swift is chairman, it is lie-
clared, will submit recommendations
to the secretary of the navy that will
revolutionize the operation of Ameri
can navy yards. Officials refuse to
give any Idea of what the report will
be, but experts are of the opinion that
concentration will be the burden of
tne report.
Practically every small railroad In
tho country carries tho LTnlted States
malls at a dead loss, according to
Ralph Peters, president of tho Long
Island Railroad company, who called
upon President Taft to pay his re
spects. The appropriations made by
congress for carrying tho malls, Mr.
Peters declared, are utterly Inade
quate and he stated that bo would
take up the subject with that body
this winter.
"I shall cheerfully aid you In your
proposed temperance movement In the
army," promises General Frederick
Grant, in command of the Department
of tho Great Lakes, in a letter ad
dressed to the Rev. Wither F. Crafts
of Washington, Btiperlntendent of the
International Reform Dureau.
President Taft said he enjoyed his
Thanksgiving dinner because nc
speechmnking had to follow.
Secretary of Agriculture Wilson,
outlining work mapped out for cer
tain bureaus of the Department of
Agriculture next year, said that a soil
survey would be made of tho western
part of Nebraska and Kansas In the
development of a plan comprehending
the survey of tho entire United
Tho Interior department has with
drawn from disposition, as containing
water power possibilities, about 9.C04
acres of land along the Smith river in
.Montana. This tract will be held in
reserve pending action by congress,
which Is expected to enact legislation,
governing the disposal of power sites
on the public domain. A portion of
tho lands withdrawn are unsurveyed.
alter Wellman calls Dr. Cook a
fraud, and says his claim to the pole
discovery is bogus.
Cubans are becoming dissatisfied
with the administration of President
Gomez, and want him displaced.
Dr. Cook, of Arctic fame, is said to
be on the point of a nervous break
Secretary of the Interior Balllnger
has made his annual report.
In a street duel with knives at Al
lea, Ark., Miss Nora Owens was fat
ally injured by Miss Stella Delk and
died within a few minutes.
It la thought that bodies of many
men In the Illinois mine will never
bo recovered.
Six summary dismissals were made
at the New York customs house.
The general counsel of the Stand
ard Oil company sees tho bright side
of the court decision.
Castro is accused of trying to fo
ment trouble In Venezuela.
Set Forth In Letter to Washington,
but Nothing Received From
Mexican Capital.
Mexico City. A suggestion for a
peaceful solution of the Nlcaraguau
trouble has been made by the govern
ment of Mexico to the United States.
This was admitted by Minister of For
eign Relations Ignaclo Marlscal.
Mr. Marlscal said that no definite
agreement had been reached up to
this time and that he bad not received
a reply to his letter sent to Washing
ton about six days ago.
Mr. Marlscal refused to discuss the
nature of the suggestion In question,
which, he said, was purely voluntary.
At a late hour Tuesday night he made
the following statement:
"About six days ago I wrote a letter
to Washington In which I made sev
eral suggestions regarding a peaceful
solution of the Nicaraguan troubles.
No agreement of any kind has as yet
been made up to this time. The mat
ter rests purely in the form of a vol
untary suggestion by the government."
Mr. Marlscal is suffering from a
throat affection and has not been at
the foreign relations office for sev
eral days. Despite his lllmss he at
tended the presidential banquet to
Ambassador Thompson, but remained
only a short time.
Washington. No announcement of
the plan which Mexico is said to have
proposed to the United States for a
peaceful settlement of tho Nicaraguan
trouble was made here. Assistant Sec
retary of State Dilson announced no
development of any Importance had
taken place.
Two Men Executed.
New Orleans. It was reported hero
by George S. Lacoya, a planter near
Leon, Nicaragua, that Francisco L,3pl
nosa, father of Rudolfo Esplnosa, for
mer Nicaraguan minister at Washing
ton, nnd of Emll Espinosa, one of the
lenders of the revolutionary movement
In Nicaragua, had been executed by
order or Zelaya. According to La
coyn, Esplnosa was siezed on his ar
rival at Corinto from Washington,
whero he had been visiting his son,
was taken to Grenda and there shot
Prohibition Amendment Defeated by
Large Majority.
Birmingham, Ala. All Indications
point to a majority of between 18,000
and 20,000 In Alabama against the pro
hibition constitutional amendment
Chairman J. Lee Long, who has been
In charge of the fight against the
amendment, claims that tho majority
against the amendment will be fully
The early returns indicated a land'
Elide against the amendment and sue
ceeding bulletins fully bore out the
enrly Indications.
Jefferson county, In which Is Bir
mingham, the largest city in the state,
in spite of the fact that tho fight has
been concentrated here, gave a major
ity of over 1,000 against tho amend'
Twenty-three Hundred of Them Quit
St. Paul. After fifteen days of ne-
gotlatlng between the Switchmen's
Union of North America nnd the joint
committee of railroad managers rep
resenting thirteen railroads of the
northwest, a strike involving 2,300
switchmen became effective at
o'cIock Tuesday night. The men are
employed by the various railroads run-
nlng west and north of St. Paul from
Lake Superior to the Pacific coast and
unless speedily settled will mean
serious interruption to traffic.
The first effect of the strike was a
sharp bulge in the price of wheat in
the Chicago grain market As the
roads entering the Twin Cities and
Duluth and Superior aro largely grain
carriers from the west the prospect
of a long Interruption to this traffic
will mean something.
Egan at Cook Hearing.
Copenhagen. Rector Torp of the
University of Copenhagen extended an
Invitation to Dr. Maurice F. Egan
United States minister to Denmark, to
be present when the Nortn polar rec
ords of Dr. Cook are examined. The
Cook records are expected to arrive
hero about December 6.
Plan to Murder Rockefeller.
Cleveland. Acting upon Informs
tion given by a man who said ho over
heard a conversation In which plans
to assassinate John D. Rockefeller
were discussed. East Cleveland police
guarded Forest Hill, the oil magns'-'s
home, all night
Banquet for Thompson,
Mexico City. American Ambass
dor David E. Thompson, formally va
cated the diplomatic office Tuesday
to assume official charge of the affairs
of the Pan-American railroad, which
he recently purchased. A sumptuous
banquet In his honor was given by
President Diaz. The occasion as
sembled a large number of Mexican
officials, members of the diplomatic
corps and their wives. Until the sue-
cesBor of Mr. Thompson is appointed
and arrives, the embassy will be In
charge of First Secretary Bailey.
One of the Important Features of the
Corn Show Soon to be Held In
Governor Shallenberger ha3 Issued
a proclamation calling an election In
tho new county of Garden to be held
January 10. The polls open from 8
a. m. to 6 p. m. Polling places shall
be the same as at'the last general
election. At the election the location
of a county seat shall be determined
and the following officers chosen
County clerk, clerk of the district
court, treasurer, judge, sheriff, as
sessor, surveyor, superintendent, three
commissioners, and all township and
precinct officers, except those prcvi
ously elected and quallifled In the
county of Deuel from which the new-
county has been formed and whose
terms of office shall not have expired
at the time of the election and whose
esldence In embraced In the limits of
the new county, shall continue In of
lce until their terms expire. Tho
notice of election shall bo published
for two consecutive weeks preceding
the election In a newspaper of gen
eral circulation In the county, nnd by
posting In a consplcious place at euch
polling place at least two weeks bo-
fore the election.
Lincoln Has Corn Show.
One of the Important features of
the State Corn Growers' show, to bo
held In tho Lincoln Auditorium Jan
uary 17-21, will bo an exhibition of
wheat. Up to date corn has always
bad precedence in both local nnd
hatlonal shows, but the Nebraska
Millers' association, realizing the Im
portance of wheat to tho state, has
decided to assist in a movement to
ward increasing its quantity and qual
ity. With this end In view the mil
lers have arranged to co operate with
tho Corn association and have offered
valuable trophy for the best ex
hibit of wheat, to be given at tho an
nual show each year. Much of the
widespread interest In corn through
out the state Is due to the efforts of
the state association. It Is hoped
that tho society will be as successful
with wheat.
In addition to the Millers' trophy
several cash prizes for wheat ex
hlbits have been offered. Tho Mil
lers' trophy for sweepstakes, will bo
b large silver piece of a special de
sign mounted on an ebony base. The
base will be hollow and a sample of
tho winning exhibit will bo kept in
it and shown whenever the cup is on
display. The trophy will be formally
presented to tho association at its
annual banquet to be held In connec
Hon with the show. After this It will
be awarded annually.
Majors Does Not Want It.
A friend of Senator T. J. Majors
has reported that Mr. Majors does
hot care for tho appointment on tho
old normal board to fill a vacancy In
Ihe term of Mr. Hays of Alliance
Which has expired. It was reported
that a movement 13 being started In
tho Third congressional district in
favor of the appointment of Mr. Kohl
a real estate dealer of Wayne. He Is
a well known democrat and repre
sented his district In a national dem
ocratlc convention.
A Fine Picture.
Will M. Maupln, head of lib state
labor bureau, has received a lino pic
lure of the delegates attending the
American Federation of Labor ron
ventlon taken In a group at Toronto
This picture is llfteen inches wide aw
about sixty-five Inches long, and the
face of every delegate can be plainly
recognized, Gompers, Mitchell and
Morrison, tho Indicted labor loaders,
occupy prominent positions. Tho pic
ture will bo placed in Labor temple.
Union Pacific to Issue Bonds.
The state railway commission held
a conferenco with Edson Rich, at
torney for tho Union Pacific Railroad
ronipany, nnd Issued an order grant
ing permission for the company to
Issue $141,508,000 of first lien and re
funding mortgngo bonds for tho pur
pose of buying and constructing new
lines, douhlo track, rolling stock, real
estate, terminals, yards and shops.
Governor Sells to State.
Coupland, a special commlttecshrdl
The state farm, through Regent
Couplnnt, a special committee with
power to act. has bought of Governor
Shallenberger four shorthorns, raying
therefore, $1,040. The animals will
be used for instruction purposes.
W. R. Patrick Resigns.
Ex-Senator W. R. Patrick of Sarpy
county has resigned from the board
of trustees appointed to control tho
state school for blind at Nebraska
City and the state school for deaf at
Johns Dismisses Complaint.
The complaint of John Johns of
Constance against the Chicago, St.
Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha railroad
has been dismissed by the State Rail
way commission. John Johns alleged
that the town of Constance needed a
station, and it needed certain side
tracks and a few other things which
be alleged It was the duty of tho rail
road company to furnish, bo he filed
his complaint A hearing was had
and testimony Introduced, after which
the commission decided John Johns
had failed to make his case.
Improvement in Method of Testing
The Nebraska butter market Is,
within 3 cents of the Elgin market,
Instead of within 4 cents, the differen
tial which has ruled for years. Dur
ing the next year this means $250,000
for the Nebraska farmers. The efforts.
)t tho Nebraska state pure food com
mission to get absolutely correct tests
of the butter fat percentages have
brought this nhout.
Elgin is tho butter market of the
world. Tho Nebraska buyers, In pur-
hasing butter, have paid 4 cent3 un-
er the Eliiin market for butter fat
rhis margin Includes freight and other
losses. In the latter one of the Im-
portant items la dishonest, careless or
ncompetent grading by tho local test-
?rs. l.mclency in cream testing iius
shaved the margin 20 per cent, and
his difference now goes to the butter.
fat producer. .
The difference of 1 cent a pound has
proved a formidable item. Duwng
1908, 37,111,000 pounds of butter were
hipped. A difference of 1 cent a
iiound on this means $371,410. A
juarter of a million dollars in in-
reused returns to dairymen Is re
garded as a conservative estimate of
the saving.
Food commissioner Mains has been
working for several months on the
cream testing proposition. The Im
provement in testing methods has
been rapid, and since the beginning
of the term of Governor Shallenber
ger, the system has been entirely re
volutionized. The testing Is now a
science. False grading is punishable
ly a heavy line. Testers r,'ist prove
their ability, nnd they lose their per
mits if they are caught making mis
House Journals Printed.
A half dozen copies of the house
journal. compiled by the Hon. T. Cone,-
chief clerk of the late houso of repre
sentatives, have been received by the
secretary of state and It Is not near
Hnm fur the mt Fonslnn tn convene
The Journal contains 1.1(17 pages; the
r,lot,irPi nf tho RtntP officers, officers
end members of tho legislature and
as a new feature a record in tabulated
form of every official act of every
member of the legislature during the
session and a tabulated record of
every bill Introduced. Tho table refers
to the page on which ever; motion
was made regarding each bill. There
i another table in the book whicn
gives the epitomized title of every
bill together with it3 number. At least
300 of the journals will be bound In
heavy cardboard with leather covers.
The book Is much smaller than those
of previous sessions and the paper
on which It Is printed Is of better
quality. Mr. T. Cone has made it pos
sible for anyone to secure the official
record of any members with little
Nebraska an Apple state.
Nebraska fared well at tho national
horticultural congress at Council
Bluffs, Secretary C. G. Marshall of the
state horticultural society, assisted by
Clyde II. Barnard, made a display for
the Nebraska society that placed Ne-
braska in the front rank as a fruit
crowing state. For general display
by any state, the Nebraska society
took second premium, $130 in cosh,
Iowa w as first In general display only
defeating Nebraska because It had a
larger number of variety of apples.
The Nebraska state horticultural
society was first and won a $300 silver
loving cup for havin? the best display
bv anv state horticultural society. It
was also lirst in the most artistic dls-
nlav and won a nold medal over such
competitors as Mnlnnd. Virginia and
North Carolina. The latter state was
second In artistic display.
On Its display of home orchard col-
lection of aimles. Nebraska was first
nnd won a silver lovlnc cun.
School Compilations.
Mate Miperinienueiii . jjibuij-.
was back In his office after an absence
of several d:fcs out over the state. At
ine present time no is coiiipmu a ni
or me scnoois oi me hihib uavm
normal school brandies, mere win
be more than n hundred Nebraska
schools In the list,
Water Bonds Registered.
Tho city of North Platte had the
state auditor register water bonds by the republican candidate,
that city to the amount of $100,000. A cornhusker unknown at Tender
State Treasurer Brian promised lnf,t was killed south of thnt place by the
summer to buy these bonds for the northbound passenger train. The en
state as soon as he had sufficient glneer says he stepped Into the track
funds on hand. The city still depends Just In front of tho train. The upper
upon the state to make the promised
purchaEC If possible.
Is Out for Congress.
G. L. Shumway of Winter Creek
precinct. Scott's Bluff county, has
filed his name as a candidate for the
democratic nomination Tfor congress-
man in the Sixth district of Nebraska
Mr. Shumway filed his name with the
secretary of state together with a re
celpt from the treasurer of Scott's
Bluff county for the $10 filing fee
Commission Slow to Act.
Because of the failure of the State
Railway commission to report the
name of Adna Dobson to the attorney
gcneral for Investigation as to his
right to recelvo a pass, as reported by
the Burlington railroad, Mr. Dobson
has been placed in a very embarrass-
lng position. The report of the Bur-
lington showed that ho had received
a pass to Madrid. Mr. Dobson said
ho has never received any pass from
tho Burlington or any other roatl
since the anti-pass law became effect-
Religious, Social, Agricultural, Polit
ical and Other Matters Given
Due Consideration.
The corn yield in Taylor county hns
given a boost to land in that vicinity.
One hundred citizens of Genoa met
and reorganized the commercial club,
An industry for the manufacture of
cement posts has been put In at York.
Company K of Wymore has been
reorganized by Major Hollingworth.
Tlie nati0nal corn show at Omaha
openg December (ith and continues un-
til the 20th.
Owing to bad weather the first an-
nual Modern Woodmen log rolling at
liroken Row was not well attended.
Mrs. Charles Boudegard of Hamil
ton county, died from the effects of
carbolic acid swallowed through mis
A fine showing of Aberdeen-Angus
cattle were shipped from Red Willow
county to the Chicago Live Stock
Tho Corn Show In Nebraska City
was a success in every way. bx-
hlblts were more than double those ot
the previous year.
The government exhibit at the Na
tional Corn Show was tho first to be
put in. Most of the showing conies
from the Seattle exposition.
Religious revival services are being
held In a number of Nebraska towns
aud others will get busy in the same
direction in tae near future.
Fred T. Robinson, a Lincoln barber,
shot and fatally wounded his wife
and attempted to tako his own life
at Beatrice. He is thought to be In
sane. William, the ten-year-old son of B.
A. Richards, a ranchman of Hillside,
forty-live miles north of Ogalalla, was
""-'u ? UU1US urusgeu aim kickuu
by a broncho.
During the past year the Omaha
Child Saving Institute has placed six
ty-two children In homes for adoption,
according to the repotr submitted by
Superintendent A. W. Clark.
Edward S. Miller, whose corn mills
were burned in Beatrice, states that
he will rebuild the plant provided the
city council will run a water main
to the structure.
Arthur Nlckols of Odessa was taken
to the asylum for Insane at Hastings,
he having become violently insane.
This is the second time Nickols has
been confined In that institution.
The annual exhibit of tho Nemeha
Valley Poultry association closed at
Adams after a three-days run. About
400 birds were on exhibition, and the
show was ono ot the best ever held.
John Mandcry. a former saloon
keeper of Tecumseh, was accidentally
killed by the discharge of a shotgun
which he had between his legs, as
the team he was driving tried to run
Burlington passenger train No. 14
ran into and killed L. C. Brant, when
about three miles west of Dawson.
Brant was flagman for a dirt train
working out of Dawson nnd was Bent
ahead to nag the passenger.
Leo Lung, proprietor of the Chinese
restaurant In Grand Island, and Miss
Lulu Amsler, a white girl of Omaha,
were married in Cheyenne, and have
Just returned to Grand Island to re-
side, 'ine two allege mat tney have
been acquainted ror two years.
U li. snepnera oi Arlington, a pio-
neer business man and prominent cit-
Izcn and United States commissioner
to AiasKa unuer me into rresiuent
McKlnley, died at the home of his
(laughter, Mrs. ruuer, in Arlington,
last week.
The Union Pacific has secured per
mission rrom me state railway com-
,. nnd ,pflin(1ni, mortcaen hnnrto
Thft mnnpv win tn ,.
ne8i nmke tcnB,ong and impr0ve.
Ehnllenberger has ap
pointed Charles C. Ellis of Sterling
adjutant of the soldiers' home at
Grand Island. Mr. Ellis was the dem
ocratic candidate for county treasurer
0f Johnson county at the late election
and was defeated by W. C. Redfield,
part of his body was so badly mutl-
lated that he could not be recognized.
In his pocket was a quarter and a
husking pin.
An accident which culminated in
the death of the 2-year-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Nelson at their home
In London precinct, Nemaha county,
occurred recently. The child was play
ing In the kitchen with a toy wagon
and wa8 backlng along tne floor wlth
It and watching It, when he backed
and fell Into a bucket of scalding
The dedication of Wayne's hand-
enmn nnrl mnrlf-rn hleh school blllld-
ln tnni. n,.Pft ,nst -aeu attended by
limhPr citizen of Wavna
and vl8itor8 Irom abroad,
A re8olutlon urging congress to es-
tabllsh a natlonai paric 0n the home.
Btead of tne Iato Daniel Freeman,
iocated ix mne9 west of this city, has
been unanimously adopted by the city
councn. a special council committee
of tnree wln bo named to present the
council's action to Congressman E. H.
njD8baw and urge upon him tho ad-
ylsabllity of pushing his till to secure
the desired recognition