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5 DAILY PERSONAL NEWS t
& Short Items of Interest From Fri
day's Evening Journal
RIOT AT EAST ST. LCL'IS
Mrs. G. F. S. Burton was a
passenger for Omaha, where she will
spend the day.
George Rlre was a Glenwood visi
County Judge Beeson was a visi
tor in Louisville today.
Victor Anderson was a visitor In
Omaha yesterday afternoon going up
en No. 23.
L. L. Patton was an Ouaha visitor
yesterday afternoon going to that
city on No. 23.
John Edmunds of Murray came up
this morning to again take up his
task as a juryman.
Henry Jess who visited with his
folks over the Fourth returned to
Wahhill this morning.
Mrs. H. H. Tartsch wus a pas
senger this morning for the north,
going on the early Burlington train.
Miss MeNamara of Omaha, a guest
at the Dovey-Falter wedding, re
turned to her home In Omaha this
Wm. DelesDernler, the Elmwood
attorney, Is attending to business to
day in the city, coming in last
Mayor John P. Battler was in
Omaha yesterday afternoon visiting
with friends, going up on No. 23 on
Miss Phyllis Pelts, of Lincoln, who
was in the clty.a' guest at the Dovey
Falter wedding, depnrted this morn
ing for her home.
W. O. Ogden of Weeping' Water
came in last evening to once more
resume his duties as a member of
Tom Scydlltz of Havelock was
among those from outside who came
to the city to visit with friends over
Charles C. Parmelo and A. S. Will
were passengers yesterday afternoon
for Broken Bow where thpy have
business matters to look after.
S. H. Atwood and wife spent the
Fourth In this city with relatives
returning to Lincoln this morning
on the early train.
"W. W. Coates and family are
spending the day in Omaha, being
passengers for that city this morn
ing on the early train.
N. K. I'eoples and Rex Wilson
who are busy at Pacific. Junction,
departed this morning to resume
their work after the Fourth.
J. V. Egenberger and brother, F.
., departed this morning for St.
Joseph and Kansas City, Mo., where
they have business matters to look
Charles Grimes, ye cheerful para
grapher of The Journal, was among
those who looked after unfinished
business In Omaha yesterday after
toon. Ed. McMaken and wife departed
last evening for their home at Sheri
dan, Wyo., after a pleasant visit
with Col. II. C. McMaken and other
Henry Homple, the Lincoln res!
estate broker, spent his Fourth of
July In this chy returning to tlie
prohibition town this afternoon.
iieorge ii. MotKer was among
those who spent his Fourth of July
in Omaha going to that city yester
day afternoon and returning last
Hans Tarns departed this morn
Ing for Oakland, Neb., where ho will
do some work for the Burlington,
after resting over the Fourth with
his family In this city.
George Cook of Alvo, one of the
prominent farmers of that section and
a member of the jury, came in Inst
evening to attend to court matters.
Like the rest of us, Mr. Cook Is
hoping for a let up In the ruin which
Is deluging this section.
John Gerry Stark, cashier of the
American Exchange Bank of Elm
wood and prospective candidate on
the republican ticket for county
treasurer, is In the city today attend
ing to business.
Miss Fay Farthing, of Creston, W
spent Saturday In this city, the
guest of Mrs. Mabel Smith, depart
ing Sunday morning for Nehrask
City, where she will visit her brother
Clyde Miss Farthing resided I
this city when a little girl, being
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry
Prof. J. W. Gamble spent tho
Fourth In this city with his family
returning to his duties at the I'nl
Verslty summer school this morning
Prof. Gamble was a visitor at Lak
Mannwa Saturday and wan anion
those who were out on the lak
when the sudden storm came up. 11
raised blisters on his hands beating
the storm to the shore, but he made
J. H. Oltrocgge after taking a
few days rest In the city with his
family, departed this morning for
Miss Elizabeth Kunsman was a
passenger this morning for Glen-
wood, where she will spend the day
Harry S. Northcutt and family
came down to visit with Mrs. North
cult'B folks over the Fourth, return
ing to their home at Omaha today.
George B. Lehnhoff and family
spent the Fourth In this city with
his mother and sister, returning to
their home In Omaha this morn
Mrs. Schall and her daughter,
Miss Laura, spent yesterday in this
city, the guests of Mrs. M. Fanger,
returning to their home In Omaha
A. W. Hallam and family spent
the Fourth in this city, the guest
of Mrs. Hallam's mother, Mrs. Kate
Oliver, returning to their home In
Lincoln this morning.
C. II. Henry and family, of Shen
andoah, la., who have been visiting
with Raymond Henry and family for
several days, returned to their home
this morning. Mr. Henry Is their
Gus Kopp and Bert Spies, two of
the city's dashing and captivating
young men and the latter the pride
of The Journal office, spent yester
day afternoon In Omaha attending
to proper celebration of the Fourth
Airs. II. JJ. Weld man was a pas
senger this morning for Omaha,
where she will visit her sister, Mrs,
Lillian K. Hasse, who Is at Imman-
uel hospital where she recently was
operated tipon. Mrs. Hasse's many
friends hope that she will soon re
cover from her Illness and will be
able to be about.
Mrs. Ellas Sage, of Maywooc, who
has been visiting In the city with
her nlereH, Mrs. .las. Sage and Mrs.
O. M. St night, returned to her homo
this morning. Mrs. Sage, who was
resident of I his city for many
years, moving to Maywood four years
go, had a delightful visit while
ere wnn om rnenas. i
District court convened In this
ity this (Tuesday) morning with
ludgp L. M. Pembertson of Beatrice
n the bench. Judge Travis who
as been suffering front an Indis
position for sometime felt as If he
ould not risk setting on the bench
and Oiled lit Judge Pemberson. There
"o a .lumber of cases Jor heating
hlch will be duly noted as they
Charles Beverage, the well known
fanner from southwest, of the city,
rove In this morning and was a
passenger for Lincoln, where he has
business to attend to. Mr. Beverage
Is much disturbed over the continued
wet weather and Is commencing to
bo uneasy over the crop situation,
lie hopes for a period of hot, dry
I Two Wh'tc Vcn V.'-u-icd sni Nerro
I kri F ivt v.k. killed, j
I East St. ;..r..s. jj:y 4. la a tUX
I it the .:i'. x; -i'j;k Yards here
! Chief of 1 : ictives Kya'.i ?hct and
killed V.;iliuUi Jaues, a ttj.ro. Two
j wtitt? nu n wviv iiin.!e.l aud five
mules were Killed. The wounded are
S. T. Byrne of 01n'y, and William
Rice. Both received bullets In the
hips and were bystanders. The trou
ble began during a horse trade, the ne
gro threatening to shoot a horse trad
er. City detectives went to the trad
er's assistance and James began fir
ing. He took refuge In a barn and a
riot call was turned in. Citizens
joined the police in the shooting,
which the negro returned. James was
killed in the barn while hjding behind
IN PEACE TALK
Josseraod and Brycs Speak al
RESIDENT TAFT ALSO TALKS.
I DAILY PERSONAL NEWS!
BANK CLERK SHOOTS NEGRO
Alleged Forger Fatally Wounded
While Fleeing From Bank.
Oklahoma City, Okla., July 7. Earl
J. Littecr, assistant cashier of the Se
curity National bank here, shot down
and fatally wounded A. G. Hudson, a
negro, on Broadway In the business
district. The negro had been charged
with forgery and fled from the bank,
with Littecr after him.
Labor and Fraternal Organiza
tions Excluded From Law.
All Voice the Hope There Never Again
Will Be Another War Day of His
toric Incidents at Old Fort Ticotv
deroga -Celebration Takes On In
ternational Scop and World-Wide
Bluff Point, N. Y., July 7. With the
arrival of President Talt, Ambassador
Jusserand of France, Ambassador
Bryce of Great Britain, Secretary of
War Dickinson and Vice Admiral Urlu
of Japan the celebration of the 300th
anniversary of the discovery of Lake
Cbamplaln, which had been confined
during the past few days to the states
of New York and Vermont, took on an
International scope and a world-wjde
For Ambassadors Jusserand and
Bryce and President Taft all commit
ted their respective countries to poli
cies of peace, and In the shadow of
an old fortress, which bad witnessed
some of the bloodiest battles in all
history, they expressed the hope that
never again would the peace among
Had a Fine Time.
Swallow Hill last Sunday was the
scene of a festive gathering which
celebrated the Fourth of July in
their own way and had a celebration
at once nappy, safe ono ane. The
party was taken to the picnic grounds
In several carryalls and proceeded
to have a tl mo of It. The day was
spent lu fishing, bathing, boating and
enjoying the pleasant shade of the
hi:: :reL' on h hills and a flue
picnic dinner wus had upon the
green, the. entire pnrty having taken
along enough eatables to feed a
regiment. Coffee, was made over an
open Blr Are, and with appetites
whetted by the outdoor life, the
party fell to and soon made the lm-
prevlsed forest tabl nothing but a
Those who constituted this merry
throng Included Misses Shlelds.Spcl-
ni a n, Hlggs and White and Messrs Al
bert and William White, Fred Arant,
HiniiK't Hawkins aud Guy 11. Reese,
all of Omaha who had come down
Saturday afternoon for the express
purpose of having this good time
with the McMnken and Mr. and
Mrs. Baylor and Mrs. Eva Reese. In
addition to the above the party ron
Med of Col. II. ( McMaken, Jos.
McMaken and family. Guy H. Mo-
Milken and family. C. W. naylor
and family, Mrs. Eva Reese, W. II
S-r.it and family and Ed, McVor.cn
and family of Sheridan, Wyo.
Washington, July 7. Completing the
tariff bill in the committee of the
whole, that measure was reported to
the senate so that legislation provid
ing for customs duties la now regarded
as on the home stretch.
Senators generally desiring to ob
tain a reprint of the bill as amended
before further considering Jt, the sen
ate adjourned to afford senators an
opportunity to look over it before tak
ing further action. The adjournment
was taken with the understanding that
when the body reconvenes all sections
of the bill that senators do not desire
to reserve for further amendment
shall be agreed to en bloc.
The senate then will consider the
tobacco tax, the only amendment not
adopted In the committee of the whole.
When that Is disposed of senators will
offer and' votes will be taken on nu
merous amendments they have re
served to be acted upon when the bjll,
In a parliamentary sense, shall be in
Among amendments to the tarlfl
bill agreed to was one exempting la
hor organizations, fraternal bene
ficiary societies and organizations ex
cluslvely for charitable and educa
tional purposes from the operations
of the corporation tax provisions.
FIGHT BETWEEN TWO UNIONS
Three Thousand Mine Workers Go Out
In Dominion Mines.
Sydney, C. B., July 7. When the
whistles sounded at the Dominion Coal
company's collieries over three thou
sand members of the United Mine
Workers' organization refused to enter
the pits, and the long expected coal
strike was on.
The company employs over six thou-
sand men In the mines, but nearly half
thjs number, all members of the pro
vincial workmen s association, re
mained loyal and proceeded to work.
About 2,000 striking miners from the
various collieries congregated about
the mala entry of No. 2 mine. The
crowd made no violence, but as the
miners who had worked during the
day attempted to leave for their homes
they were followed by crowds of men
and boys, who hissed and Jeered
them. Several mjnor clashes occurred.
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FIVE DROWNNEAR MARYVILLE
Vehicles Swept Away When They At
tempt to Cross Swollen Stream.
Maryvillc, Mo., July 7. While at
tempting to cross a swollen stream
near here, a bridge was washed away
and Charles Dunlela and John Brewer,
farmer boys, with their teams, were
Three other persons are missing
and are supposed to have been drown
ed in a similar manner. .
MINE BLAST KILLS NINE
Fatal Explosion of Gas In Colliery
Near Trinidad, Colo.
Trinidad, Colo., July 7. Nine men
were killed' by an explosion of gas la
the mine of the Codar Hill Coal and
Coke company at Tollcrvllle, near
here. Alt of the dead were foreigners
except Albert Noah, an American.
Kane's Trial Is Postponed.
St liouls. July 7. The trial of
Thomas Kane, on a charge of first de
gree murder for killing Fred Mobrle
In the corridor of the criminal court
building here, was postponed until
Sept 7. .Bacauseof the Intense fual
Ing amused by the political feud out
of which the shooting grew, the de
fendant was not brought Jnro the eonrt
Serious Flood at Chllllcotne.
Chlilloothe, Mo.. July 7. The floods
here are sertous. Three poople are
reported dead at Pattonsburg and al
most all the residents, having taken
refuge In the upper storjes of houses,
are without food. A relief train
with supplies was made up here and
will try to reach the sufferers.
tho great nations of the world be inter
rupted by a war. The president and
the other distinguished guests had a
day of continuing interest from the
moment of their arrival by special
train from Albany. The visit' is were
takejj to old Fort Tleonderoga, where
the principal celebration ot the day
See Ruins of "Old Tl."
The president and the ambassadors
and the members of thejr staffs wen-
shown through the historic ruins of
"Old Tl." m the natives call tht
stronghold, which la now In course ol
restoration. There was historic inter
est in the old place, alika to" I" r ftp
rssentatlves of Great I:ri'.u!;i, ot
France and tho United Stat , lr the
rocky pronionltory wn nei.1 lu t.:ru
by the French, the Eiifillsh wvl the
American revolutionists. Some ct the
old cannon were In place and hundreds
of rusty relics were on view. Some
of these were reminders of the days at
Indian conflicts, others were links' of
history leading back to the bloody
fights of Montcalm, Aberconible aud
Amherst, to the famous taking of the
plaoe by a band of eighty-three Amer
ican coloulsts under General Ethan
Alleu, and to the naval battles which
helped to make 'famous the waters of
the lake discovered thr:e centuries
ago by Samuel Cbamplaln.
One Hundred Years of Peace.
Ambassador Jusserand in his speech
was most felicitous In his expressions
of peace and good will toward Amer
ica, toward Great Britain and toward
all the world. He referred with much
feeling to the fact that France and
Great Britain soon are to celtbrate
the passing of 100 years of peace.
Ambassador Bryce took up thjs
theme and declared that, although he
was preceded by scenes of martial
strife, he hjmself was a man of peace.
Ambassador Bryce declared that the
English r,nd French in the fighting
about Tlcondcroga found each other
worthy foes. "And while we all ad
mired them," he said, " for their cour
age, we hope they will never,. never
do ft again."
President Taft concluded as follows:
"I echo and emphasise the statements
of the two ambassadors and repeat
their prayer, that never again may
this great valley be given a name In
history by reason of Its being the seit
of bloody war."
J. E. Latta of Weeping Water
is looking after business matters in
the city today coming in last even
Hon. R. B. Windham is looking
after business matters in Omaha to
day going to that city on the early
Lee C. Klrkpatrlck, one of the pro
minent citizens of Nehawka, came
in last evening to look after business
matters in the city.
John A. Hennlngs, thewell known
Eight Mile Grove farmer, spent yes
terday and today in the city being a
member if the Jury.
Misses Helen M. Gorder, Daisy A.
Smith and Mary E. Lovern of AVeep-
lng Water are three ladies who are
registered at the Perkins House.
Commissioner Charles R. Jordan
returned to his home at Alvo this
morning going from here to Omaha,
where he will take the Rock Island.
Former Congressman E. M. Pol
lard is in the city today arranging
the details for the transfer of his
paper to the stock company which
Is to take it over.
Wm. Grebe was a passenger for
Omaha this morning going there to
close up his work and return to this
city where he will live with his
mother until the return of his folks
Former Lieutenant Governor J.
E. Harris of Talmage, Neb., is In the
city called here by the funeral of his
brother-in-law, B. F. Stout who died
recently In New York City and who
formerly resided in this city.
Wm. Puis, Jr., the prominent young
Murray farmer and business man,
was in the city yesterday and paid
the Journal one of his pleasant and
much appreciated calls. Mr. Puis
Is hopeful of a spell of dry weather
and that the farmers can soon get
Into their fields and tend their sev
A west bound freight train early
this morning pulled a draw head out
of a car after it had crossed the
bridge and delayed, the train for
quite a short time owing to having
to run to this city with the de
fective car. The accident was rather
unusual in that it occurred while
the train was going down hill on this
side of the bridge.
A very large number of people
from the west end of the county came
In lust evening to look after various
matters at the county court house
nd to attend to other business.
Among those who are In the city
re Otto F. Lau and wife, Edwin K.
Hall, Herman Lau, P, Henderson, J
H. Clapp and C. P. Hall all of Elm
wood, II. E. Smith and Frank Cle
ments of Eagle and Eli Bogenrelf of
Two ladles enroute from Denver,
Col. to Omaha by mistake came in
to this city this morning on train
No. 10 and were compelled to re
main here from three to almost nine
b'olock before they could get to
their destination. Train No. 10 is
the new Denver-Chicago train and
does not run by way of Omaha but
comes over '-he old main line. The
If.d'is did not know this and were
much uneonvlenced by the delay.
SHERIFF TO KEEP THAW
Counsel for Prisoner Secures Partia
Victory In Ruling by Judge.
White Plains. N. Y., July 7. Coun
sel for Harry K. Thaw Bcored a par
tlal victory at tbe hearing to deter
mine his sanity, held before Justice
Mills, by obtaining from the court an
order removing Thaw from Mattoawnn
n.t tl:u ina him In the custody ol
Sheriff Henry Schert of WTijte Plain
cntll the hearing is concluded.
President's Landlord Dies.
Boston. July 7 -Robert l. Evaus
landlord of ITesldent Taft and
hb text rtwr nejghbor In Beverly
died at the hospital of Injuries re
telved bt If'.ng thrown from his bore
George F. Oehlerking from Elm
wood, is In the city today having
business matters to attend to.
Dr. J. M. Neely of Elmwood, is
looking after business matters in the
city today, coming in this morning.
T. Roope, superintendent of motive
power of the Burlington, was in the
city yesterday on company business.
Emmons RIchey is spending the
day in Louisville being a passenger
for that city on No. 29 this morn
ing. D. C. Curtis connected with the
Burlington road at Aurora, 111., is in
the city attending to company business.
T. R. Jewell of Weeping Water
Is among those having business mat
ters in the city to look after today.
Miss Mollie Godwin was a passen
ger this morning for Glenwood where
she will make a visit of several
Dr. I. C. Munger of Elmwood Is
in the city today, havics cme in
ii.s monr.ng on important business
A. J. Rosmon Is in the city today
attending to business matters, com
ing in from his home at Elmwood
Charles Gerlach, one of the pop
ular members of the Jury from Man
ley town, is looking after court busi
ness this week.
C. D. Kunz of Elmwood is
among the large crowd of west end
citizens having business to look af
ter In the city.
Mrs. W. H. Venner and daughter,
Miss DeEUa, are spending the day
in Omaha being passengers for that
city this morning.
Hon. G. W. Berge of Lincoln, who
is interested in a case for trial in
district court here, came down this
morning from Lincoln.
Miss Bertha Thomas of Omaha
who has been making a visit with
Hans Tarns and family, departed this
morning for her home.
Miss Agnes Foster who has been
spending her vacation at home in
this city with her parents, returned
to Omaha this morning.
A nice place to go and take your
friends. The White Co. and picture
at the opera house Monday, Tues
day and Wednesday, July 12-13-14.
Adults 10c, children 5c.
Mrs. Sarah Harding and Mrs, E. J.
Coleman of Glenwood, la., who have
been in the: city making a visit with
a son of Mrs. Coleman, Mr. R. E.
Coleman, departed this morning for
Lincoln where they will visit with
other relatives. Mrs. Harding Is the
mother of Mrs. Coleman and a grand
mother of R. E. Coleman.
Mrs. Wm. Wetemkarap, son, Roy
grand-doughter, Miss Mabel, and sis
ter, Miss May Howard.departed this
morning for Omaha from which point
Miss Howard will return to her home
in Buffalo county. Miss Howard has
been making a visit of several weeks
with Mrs. Wetenkamp. The re
mainder of the party expect to re
tur to the city and their home this
F & M 11 ll ?
Let us show you our line of Hay Tools. We are
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can compete with anybody, no matter where located,
on prices. Let us show yon the
London Hay Fork Returner
and snatch pully, which saves you almost half the
time and labor necessary in unloading hay in a barn
at an expense of less then $5 00. Once used it will
never be discarded. Also mower sickley and sections
of all standard makes.
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