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Macro's Forces Are Waiting
Just Outside of Juarez.
BUTTLE MAY BEGIN SOON.
Insurrecti Leader's Latest Statement
Not Clear a to When Attack Will
, Be Made Text of President Diaz's
Answer in Doubt.
El Paso, Tex., April 22. The armies
t1 Diaz a nil .Madero are marking time.
Madera's army In wing just outside
of Juarez, well armed and numerous.
Irudde the town, heavily fortified, are
the 750 loyal soldiers of Diaz, waiting
for the attack. The federals, after a
ulct night, undisturbed by shots or
war Indications of any character, are
ready for the battle, they declare, any
time Madero opens it. Outside the
town Madero and his men are waiting
for Porflrio Diaz, president of Mexico,
to send word that he is willing to re
sign the presidency. This, they de
clare, ix the only thing that will pre
vent an attack on Juarez.
During the cay persons attempting
to bring about an armlstlco for the
discussion of peace obtained from Ma
dero the statement that "I will wait
NIL0?J will not de freed
Iowa Man Mutt Serve Seven Years in
Story City, la., April 22. Niels P.
Niolson. tlie iow:i man whose impris
onment at Colmnbiio, bus Interested
many pconl in th's vicinity, must
se. vp out his seven years' term, ac
c. : Jing to news just received from
Judge Cushing. who presided at his
trial. Jude Curbing is said to have
found ttat Nit-lson is an oid jail bird,
having doii-j time in Juliet twelve
Nielson's ruse presented some re
markable features, and he was on the
point of being released, upon Judge
Cushing's recommendation, when evi
dence pointing to a previous criminal
career came to light. When It was
first learned that he was in an Ohio
jail his relatives and friends here
raised a fund to send the local attor
ney, J. C Jesaen, to Ohio to see what
could be done for him.
Mr. Jensen took with him affidavits
testifying to Nlelsou's good reputa
tion while he lived here.
The prosecuting attorney of Cincin
nati has now proved that Nielson once
before has been convicted of a crime
similar to the one of which he was
charged In Ohio.
Thirty Thcusand Cellars Raised
(3 Builj Monument
TROOPS GALLED OUT
AT MUSCATINE PLANT
lien at Bulton Works.
Muscatine, la., April 22. The col
lecting of several thousand persons
around the button plant of the Auto
matic button factory caused Sheriff
VunnntU to call out .omrany C, the
company here, of the Fifty-fourth regi
ment, Iowa national guard. As the
ro'npany appeared ne-ir the factory
the soldiers were greets! with howls
fiom the mob. Captain I,ange called
upon the crowd to disperse and the
soldiers, with fixed bayonets, prepared
to charge, when the crowd scattered.
Sheriff Vnnnatta does not anticipate
further trouble, but ihe militia men
were kept under arms all night.
SIDNEY AGENT BLAMED
STATE TO GIVE TEN THOUSAND
Inquiries FrOti Various Cities in Iowa
Reveal That Moon Law Decision
Will Cause Great Shakeup No At
tention Paid to Act
Des Moines, April 22. Information
received here is that all of the $30,000
which the people of the state were to
contribute for the proposed monument
to the late Senator Allison In this city
has been secured and the monument
Is a certainty. The state two years
ago made an appropriation of $10,000
for the building of the base of the
monument. It will be erected on the
liver front in Des Moines.
Moon Law Causes Shakeup.
Inquiries are coming from all over
the state to the attorney general In
regard to the decision of the supreme
court some time ago In regard to the
limit of the number of saloons In a
city. It appears that In most of the
cities no attention has been paid to
the law and they are Just finding out
about the decision of the court as to
its application. In half the cities of
Iowa where there are saloons there
nre some of the licenses affected by
the law and the decision.
Six-Year-Old Girl Burned to Death.
The "six-year-old daughter of the
Rov. Joseph Burkheimer of Fifth and
Davis streets. South Des Moines, died
from the cffectB of burns received
when her clothing became inflamed
from a bonfire about which she was
playing with several other children,
in the ynrd at her home.
will soon be ready to cut, and you will need to
sharpen your old sickle. This grinder if furnished
with a carboundum cone fore grinding sickles.
Carboundum is 26 times faster than ordinary
grinding. The machine is also equipped with a disc
harrow and plow coulter attachment, and in addi
tion to these it has a stone for grinding all ordinary
tools and a wheel for polishing. These machines
can be seen at
THE HARDWARE MAN
I0WAN WEDS IN CHINA
twenty four hours longer for Diaz to
decide If he will surrender the presi
dency." There has as yet been no Indication
that the answer of Dlai Ih to lie favor
able. Al the offices of the El Paso
Junta there appears to be no jubilation
such as might be expected If tho code
messages coming from its confidential
Kent lit Washington were of a charac
ter Indicating a compliance with the
wtnlies of the Insurrecto president and
The Juarez, military officials appear
confident of 'bo completeness or their
fortifications and American army offi
ers compliment them as excellent
pain pies of engineering work. Not.
only Is the town foi tilled to defend
Itself, but It b;is several Held guns
and three or four rapid lire Runs, cal
ulated to prove most effective in
Mattering 'he enemy when the guns
nre put In ad Inn.
Man Indicted for Wife Desertion Sues
Des Moines, April 22-Laying the
hlame for his indictment on a charge
of wife desertion to the negligence of
the tlckit taker of the Chicago, liur
llngton and Qulncy railroad at Sidney,
Neb., W. W. Moloney filed a petition
In the district court, In which he astts
that lie be given Judgment of $1,90.1
against the rompnnv for his alleged
According to the petition on file
Maloncy and his family were living In
Kheildan, Wyo. He was unable to
find work there and, leaving his family
with n small amount of money to take
crire of their Immediate needs, he sei
out In seai i b of work and finally land
ed In Sidney.
After working there, he declares, he
placed transportation In the bands of
the railroad company's agent at Sid
ney to be forwarded to his family In
Sheridan. He declares the transporta
tion never reached them.
Professor Robert Clack and Miss
Georgia Gordon United.
Mason City, la., April 22. Surround
ed by a brilliant company of univer
sity attaches, American officials and
Chinese dignitaries, the marriage of
Miss Georgia Edith Gordon of Tien
Tsln, China, to Professor Robert Wood
Clack, head of the mathematics d.v
pnrtmcnt of the University of China,
and son of Dr. and Mrs. W. R. Clack
of Clear Lake, la., was solemnized on
March 21. The romnnce which ter
minated so happily began six months
ago nt Peiteiho, a well known water
ing place In northern China.
COUNTY BOARD IS CENSURED
From Saturday's Dally.
Lee Nickels, from near Murray,
was in I lie city today looking after
some business matters.
The little daughter of Charles
Chriswisser, who has been ill for
some days, does not improve.
Miss (ieoi gia Creamer of Mur
and registered at the Perkins,
lay was in the city this morning
Miss Villa Caperi of Murray was
a visitor in this city last evening
and was a pleasant caller at this
Mr. Henry Keil of Culloin was
in (lie city this morning and
transacted business with Plaits
Judge Travis and his son, Earl,
returned from Nebraska City last
evening, having adjourned the
court over until Monday.
route home from Omaha, where
they went the day previous.
Mr. George Cook of near Mur
ray was looking after business
matters in the county seat today,
and while here was a pleasant
calle rat the Journal ollice.
C. Tlengen, from near Mynard,
was in the city yesterday looking
after some business matters. He
says that he is gaing strength
slowly from his recent sick spell.
Mrs. Mary Evcrs and daughter,
Christina, accompanied hy Mrs.
James McCulloch, were Omaha
visitors today, where they looked
after business matters for a few
Clerk of the District Court
James M. Robertson and wife ex
pect to attend the funeral of Mrs.
I.ee Mayfield, which occurs to
morrow fSnnl:iv nl fei-muin ul t
j o'clock from the residence.
Mrs. R. E. Foster and little
Blr.tt and Converse Released.
Mexico CUy. April 22. President
Ha, ordered t!ie release of Hdward H
Piatt and Lawrence !'. Converse,
American, who were arrested by gov
'nment troeps and Imprisoned In
.l iarer. It wpk asserted In defense of
the ni'ii that they were arrested on
American soil nud taken Into Mexico
AHERN BODY AT MURRAY
Former lowan Who Died In Chicago Is
Murray, la., April 22 The body of
Mlth:iel II Ahem, whose death In
Chicago revealed the fact that he was
the head of two separate families, was
burled In the Murray cemetery. It
was brought here by Michael Ahern
and Albert Ahern, sons of the deail
limn, who reside here.
Michael Ahern of Charlton, another
4i.li, and Molly Ahem of IVs Moines,
a daughter, also attended the funeral.
JOHNSON DISBARMENT CASE
Control Board Criticises Condition of
Hamilton County Home.
Webster City, la., April 22. The '
utate board of control, In a report Just
(submitted to the board of supervisors
in this city, censures Hamilton county
for the condition of the home main
tained nt the county poor farm, it Is
designated as the worst county home
in lowa. No fault is found with tho
manner In which it Is operated by the
steward, but the county Is seve.ely
eriUdseri lor maintaining a home
devoid of modern Improvements.
' Big Balloon Has Mishap.
Brunswick, Germany, April 22. The
dirigible balloon Parseval VI. met
with a mishap ten miles north of here
nod was forced to make a rough land
ing. The passengers escaped Injury
and the airship was not seriously dam
aged, though It lies partly in a swamp
nd will of necessity be dismantled
and sent to Hit Infield by train. .
Black Hander Sentenced.
Chicago, Arrtl 22.-C.iana Alongl,
who was churged with being a mem
lr of the P.lack Hand society, was
fentenced to five years' Imprisonment
in Fort I,oavenworth pentlentlary and
ordered to pay a fine of J1.000 by
Judge land Is. Alongl w as found guilty
f sending threatening letters through
Attorney General of South Dakota Be
ing Tried Before Supreme Court.
Pierre, S. 1)., April 22 The su
prcme tout! toiini was tho center of
attraction :t the stiile house because
of the hearing on the dlsbai incut pro
ceedings which have been brought
against Attorney Genciul Johnson.
The whole ease appears to binge up
on Johnson's connection with certain
civil cases, having prosecuted as
Mate's rttoiney the same parties In
criminal actions. The prosecution de
pends evidently more upon record evi
dence than oral testimony, as only a
few witnesses were called and they
Might to connect Johnson with the
(.(induct of a civil case which was con
ducted by T. V. Auldrege, a clerk In
the office of Johnson, and In which he
was assisted by A. II. Fairbanks of
r'alrbunks testified to bis employ
ment by Auldrege and that he had no
conference whatever with Johnson In
regard to the case, except to ask John
run why he did not take part himself,
villi the reply he could not do so as
lie had been connected with the pre
ilmlnary hearing In the criminal coin
plaint. Johnson took the stand In his
own defense. The court has taken
the case ui'der advisement.
Dispute of Unions Causes Strike.
Marshalltown, la., April 22. A dls
agreement between tinners employed
on furnae? work and union plumbers
ns to who should do the steamflttlng
connected with the heating boilers In
the Scheller block precipitated a
w:ill(ont of all the hulldlne trades
i itttlun ninln-or,a wrirklnir nil tho lititld
Ing. The plumbers allege that thev
should be allowed to do the Hteamlk
ting and the tinners claim that this
work belongs to them. It Is expected
that the woi-V on the building will be
tied up for some time until national
arbitrating bodies ass on the case.
near Murray was in the city for a
few hours today, boarding the fast
mail for Omaha, whet r lie was
called on business.
Mrs. 1!. . S:i!idi!l of
Nebraska, vim ha been
her old neu'iiliors. Mr. and Mrs.
Leonard Horn, for a few days, left
for her hone this morning.
Charles Knelkemeir and wife
from near Weepinir Water were
the city esleidav evening, en
Miss Clara liookmeyer came. ; daughter, Dorothy, Miss Esther
down from Cedar Creek this ( Larson of Fnion and Miss Mattie
morning and will spend Sunday j Larson of Nehawka came up last
with her mother and sister. t evening for a short visit with
Mr. Charles Countryman ,,f their parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. fi.
Colonel Seybolt. of Murray, C.
I. Quinlon, Ered Morgan audi
John Libershall were Omaha
Oakland. passengers tbe afternoon train
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Adam Schafer returned home
yesterday evening from Ferguson,
Neb., where he had been for the
past two weks visiting and look
ing after some business matters
fit the Schafer ranch. He says
that everything in the western
part of the slate is looking fine.
Roy Thompson of Fairmont ar
rived today to look atfer business
matters for a short time.
Conrad Meismger and wife re
turned home last evening from a
two weeks' visit in Oklahoma.
Most of the time during their
visit was spent at the homo of
their daughter and son-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Volk, at Ren
fro. They report a most pleasant
Mrs. Perry Marsh went to Oma
ha on the morning train today to
visit her little daughter, Nettie, at
St. Joseph's hospital, where she
was operated on some days ago
for appendicitis, and will under
go another operation the first of
Mr. W. L. Furlong of Rock
RlufTs was a Plattsmouth visitor
today. Mr. Furlong is the gov
ernment agent for keeping track
of the rainfall, and reports tho
lack of moisture. He has noted
also that the Hicks' prediction is
for a dry season, and Mr. Fur
long hopes the prophet is mistaken.
Mr. R. R. Nickels oT near Mur
ray was in the city last evening
and attended Ihe big show at the
Parmele. Mr. Nickles is a pretty
good judge of violin music and
knows a good clog dance when he,
sees it. Mr. Nickels is an old
resident of this vicinity and
knows Ihe old-time players and
Hahn Dies of His Wounds.
Muscatine, la, April 22 Peter
Hahn, who attempted to murder his
young wife Hint then kill himself, died
cf hli self Inflicted wound. The
woman will recover.
Welch Going to Hampton.
Humboldt, la., April 22. -Superin
tendent V. A. Welch, for the past five
years In charge of tho Humboldt pub
lic schools, has resigned. Tho reslg
nation has been accepted and will
take effect at the end of the present
school year. Professor Welch has
been selected hy the Hampton school
board to be superintendent of their
nubile schools for next year. No suc
cessor has been named.
Road Settles With Shaffer.
Iowa Falls, la.. April 22.-The 25,
000 damage fult of W. E. Shaffer of
this city against the Chicago and
Northwestern Railway company has
been settled out of court, and the
plaintiff Is given $3,700. Mr. Shaffer
was In the employ of the railroad com
pany when tbe engine on which he
was riding went through a bridge
near Sanborn. Minn.
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NO MORE BURNS
SOILED RAGS OR APRONS
Inturrectos Attack Parras.
Kaglo Pass, Tex., April 22. Unoffi
cial reports received here say that
Mexican rebels attacked Parras, to
Coahulla They nre said to have
Mown up a church with dynamite
when the federal soldiers had con g re
cated In Ihe snic(ure. It Is claimed
many fedenls were killed.
Judge's Wife Passes Away.
Delhi, la., April 22 Helen M. may
ton, wife of Judge J. M. Brayton, died
at her home here after an Illness of
two days with capillary bronchitis.
After funeral services at the family
residence, the body was laid to rest In
Railroad Man Takea Poison.
Perry, la., April 22 Carl McUien,
an engineer employed hy tho Milwau
kee Railway company, Is seriously 111
at his home fiom the effects of a dose
of poison, taken, It Is believed, with
With this Lifter
You can carry hot
Plates, Tins, Meat Platers,
Bowls, Pic, Cake, Bread, P.Round or Square Pans.
Special Sale k
J It" With every one sold we will
Hive a neat and handy yard stick
FRIK! Call early before the sup
ply is exhausted.
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