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About The farmers' alliance. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1889-1892 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 11, 1892)
An Appeal in behalf of the St. Louis Con-
vention, called for 1 eb'y 2Zd, 1892, to
- 0 ' r
nrovido for the radon of all labor orzani-
sationa into one grand Federation in the
name of universal progress.
Written for The Fabmbob' Almancb.
O workers, what truth have the ages
Implored ye ta hearken and heart
Te were deaf to the plea of your sairei, CD
And ye luffered on year opoa year
In the slavedem of life's ahadowed morning,
'Mid the wailing of Want's cruel cry.
Like the pibroch of fate rang the warning
Divided Yi O il .
"All are one, life is one; w'no would grade it,"
Nags the lord to the elave la the ditch.
All will bb one when Labor has made it.
But tot by consent of the rich.
Yea, U union eome forth of ur sorrow; -Every
man who doih take let him give.
And list the stars shcut oa the morrow
Curee the oause that has rent us asunder.
And made a the pl things of time;
Yea. now let our vooe ilka thunder
Speak the end ef the oenturiea' orime;
Let no thing within er without ua
Stay the righting of eur mighty wrong.
All life pleads above and about us
TJMITB AMD BR 8TROICO.
Ity the fetters of hell that have bound us,
Br the woe and the want of the put,
By the tyrants that trampled and ground us,
Let us strike for our freedom at last.
By the wealth ever robbed us for others.
By lb Justice that breaks on our sight,
By the Hope that the racemsy be brothers
Uit.0 Chits !
Cass county is short of coal.
Chjssd county will invoke artificial rain.
Gus Kohler was arrested at Schuyler on
charge of forgery.
Scarlet fever is raging in the southwest
pan ot x one county.
Columbus is preparing for the state en
campment of the u. A. K.
It now appears that depositors will lose
little in the Kearney bunk failure.
A German Kvangolical church la to be
dedicated this month at Falls City.
State Senator T. J. Day of Bos well was
badly injured in a runaway accident.
Kimball county will soon vote on ft pro
position to Issue (5,900 In bonds to build a
Uroek is to have a new bank, with a
capital of 20,000. It will be called the
Farmers' State bank.
E. D. Stewart, principal of the Ulyssrs
schools, was arrested 6b the charge of tin
mercifuHy beating his pupils.
Grand Island, Lincoln, Norfolk and
Flattsmouth signify their willingness to
form a state base ball league.
Rev. Mr. Oloott of St. Edward fainted
while in the pulpit and struck his head
on the organ, cutting a deep gash. ,.
On account of a spread of scarlet fever
in the south half of York county, -nearly
all of the schools have been closed.
A ranchman named Gabriel, living near
Platte Center, has been arrested on the
charge of attempting to kill John Reagan.
A colored man, stealing a ride on a Un
ion Pacific freight train, fell nnder the
wheels between Silver Creek and Duncan
and was killed. ,
While hauling a corn shelter between
Lin wood and Abie, the machine fell aver
on Frank Jelinek and inflicted injuries
which may prove fatal.
A female swindler is working the conn
try near Superior, selling common salt
as a chemical that will prevent kerosene
from exploding in lamps.
A gasoline stove exploded at Grand Is
land while being filled. Dan Flshburn
had one hand severely burned and i W.
Vass was slightly burned.
Mrs Cora Whltener, who beat little
Emma Walker nt Rogers, had her hear
ing before Justico of the Peace J. W.
Brown and was bound over in the sum of
Stephen Giimore, a switchman in the
B. and M. yards at Plftttsmouth, had his
hand caught while coupling cars, which
necessitated t he amputation of the thumb
and' index finger.
Several timber rustlers who have been
foraging on the Fort Niobrara military
reservation were hanled np before the
commander of the post and given a warn
ing not to repeat the offense.
A call has been issued for an election at
Norfolk to voto bonds for t30,00O in oid of
the Yankton, Norfolk and Southwestern
railway, conditioned on the completion of
the road before January, 1893.
The state assembly Knights of Labor at
its meeting at Omaha approved Congress
man Kern's banking bill, and instructed
its delegates to St. Ixuis to work to bring
the Independent national convention to
Joseph Searia, a wealthy farmer living
twenty miles northwest of Ord, was found
by a searching party lying beneath the
box of his wagon, its side resting on his
neck, his teaut and. dog standing beside
The annual election of officers of the
Clay County Agricultural society took
place: Charles Hoevett, president; W. B.
Smith, secretary; W. J. Gardner, treas
urer. It is the third term for each of
Joseph Nesbit, aged 88 years, and a pio
neer settler of Nebraska, dropped dead of
heart disease. He was aa ardent admirer
of Governor Boyd, and death came as he
was reading the announcement of Mr.
The Norfolk institute for the cure of the
liquor, opium, tobacco and morphine
habits received its first patient in the per
son of Conrad Hansen of Bajttlo Creek,
who claims the distinction of destroying
more bad whisky than any man in Ne
braska. A meeting to organize a racing circuit
was held in Chadron. R. Flanders was
elected president, L. A. Brower secretary,
and Charles C. Jameson treasurer. Craw
ford, Hot Springs, Hushville, Gordon,
Valentino, Harrison, and perhaps Oelrichs
will be in the circuit.'
Major D. Williams, one of the first set
tlers of Fillmore conuty, died at Geneva.
The major was well known in Grand Army
and military circles, being a prominent
member of the Grand Army and for sev
eral years drum major in the First Regi
ment band of Nebraska National Guards.
An attempt was made to suffocate the
family of Harry Bozart, living throe miles
south of Beatrice, A board bad been firm
ly fntitened over the top of the chimney
and the house was soon filled with gas. An
open window in the family's sleeping
mom permitted a sufficient amount of go3
to escape, thus preventing fatal results.
OPENING OF PMLIAilT
The Queen's Speech Bead
THE IRISH FACTIONS.
Negotiations Looking to a Reconciliation
Have Come to a Bait Argentine
Electors Engage In Blotlng and
Several Are Kilted.
Londox, Feb. 9. Parlaraent was
opened. The Lord Chancellor read the
Queen's speech. Her Majesty began by
expressing her gratitude for the expres
sions of sympathy upon the death of the
late Prince Victor. She reports her re
lations with the other powers friendly
and says an agreement has been con
cluded with the United States defining
the mode of settlement of the Bchring
Sea dispute. Parliament is notified that
proposals will be laid before it for
applying to -Ireland the general princi
ples affecting local government already
adopted in Great Britain. Measures
for increasing the number of small
agricultural holdings of land are
also foreshadowed. Notice is given
that legislation will be asked
on - assisted education for Ireland;
to improve the legislative councils in
India; to relieve the elementary school
from local r;ttea; for improving discipline
of the church of England and to amend
the law regarding the liability of em
ployers for injuries sustained by em
ployees. There was a email attendance
in both 'the lords and commons and
the speech was received with no en
The Irish Factions.
London, Feb. 9. The negotiations
looking to a reconciliation between the
Irish factions, which had apparently
progressed so far as to justify Mr. T. P.
O'Connor in announcing their virtual
completion, have finnlry been suspended,
without a definite result having been at
tained. The nominations, it seems.
reached a stage where further advance
hinged upon the retirement of Mr. Tim
othy Healy from a prominent place
among the McCarthyite leaders. That
is. in case of amalgamation of the fac
tions, Mr. Hcaly was to take a back seat
in the councils of the united Irish party,
The Parnellites could forgive and forget
nearly everything that had happened in
the past year, except the part played by
Mr. Healy. Healy, on his part, pro
fessed his entire willingness to efface
himself for the good of the cause, and
this point Reomed on the verge of satis
factory settlement when the Parnellites
renewed an old demand, which they ex
plained had always been a sine qua non
to any scheme of reunion, to the effect
that Mr. Gladstone should be compelled
to specify the chief points of his home
rule proposition betore the general elec
tion as a pro-requisite to any pledge of
lima support tor tne liberal party.
- The Dominion Debt Growing. - -
Ottawa., Ont, Feb. 9. For the
month of January the federal govern
ment spent $5,227,925 on ordinary ac
count and collected $3,932,873 of reve
nue. Tke revenue collected during the
first seven months of the fiscal year was
not nearly sumcient to meet tne expendi
ture. The government spent $21,873,-
744, while the total revenue for the same
period was $20,717,451, leaving a deficit
of $1,158,293, which will no doubt be
increased, as the revenue shows a de
cline each mouth. The fact that the
Dominion revenue is becoming insuf
ficient to meet current expenditure is
evident from the large increaso in the
public debt. During the last month the
net debt of the Dominion was augmented
! by $2.26' .637 and the gross debt is now
tai,Yfo,oi, who a pruspeci uiiw w wui
reach a round $300,000,000 before the
end of 1892.
Bcexos Aybes, Argentine, Feb. 9.
The congressional elections, which were
held in all the provinces, resulted in a
complete victory for the Coalition party.
They were accompanied in the parishes
of Santa Lucia and Piedad by raiting,
resulting m the killing or several per
sons and the wounding of others.
In this city the Coalition party ob
tained a majority of 1,900. This leaves
out the vote in Santa Lucia and Piedad
parishes, where the rioting led to such
confusion that the ballots have not yet
, ' i , i i . r , . . '
oeen counwju, unu eaca political taction
claims to have won.
An M. P. Emtnnlu,
London, Feb 9. In the old Bailey
the judge directed the grand jury to
find a true bill against George Wood yet
Hastings. M. P., for stealing trust
funds. The evidence showed that Hast
ings had embezzled 15,000 from the
estate of Major John Brown, of which
he was the only surviving trustee
Other allegations of breach of trust aro
brought against the prisoner,
Perpetual Dnty for British Colonies.
London, Feb. 9. Same W. Low
ther, nnder secretary of the foreign de
partment, a fair trader, Will give notice
in the house of commons of a motion in
favor of perpetual duty in the British
Eighteen Burled In a Darning Car.
Vienna, Feb. 9. Eighteen people
were buried alive in one carriage of a
Romania express train, which caught
Bin Money for Flyers.
LKHNaTON, Ky Feb. 9. At Wood
ward & Shanklins' sale fifty-three head
changed hands for $158,725, an average
of $2,957. Two thousand spectotors
were present. Among them were many
ladies, witnesses of the greatest com
bination sale of trotting-bred horses ever
had on the American continent. The
individuals averaged better and good
prices were sustained in more instances
than ever before known. Two brood
mares, Palo Alto BeJJo and May Mar
shall, the former in foal to Nutwood and
the latter to Allerten, each sold for
more money than any trotting brood
mares ever before bought at public out
cry. C. W. Williams of Independence,
la., disposed of thirty-two head for $75,
9s0, an average of $i,37i.
. REPORTED COAL TRUST.
Con-pealee Bald to Have Combined
Control tho Output of the Country.
New York, Feb. 9. Rumors of t
gigantic deal between the coal produo
ing companies continue current and reg
ular traders on the Stock exchange art
all believers in the report that an agree
ment lias been made by the ocnipaniat
with an immense syndicate which
agrees to handle the entire output and
pay the owners of all coal lands 25 cents
per ton royalty on all coal taken from
them. Provisions being made that the
syndicate shall have exclusive rights and
that the royalties shall amount in the
aggregate to $10,000,000 a year. It is
understood the syndicate will establish
a joint agency for the sale of coal at all ;
the large distributing points and thai
the present sales agent system will be
Morrlssoy for Secretary.
Lincoln, Neb.," Feb. 9. Governor
Boyd, it is announced here, has appoint
ed as his private secretary Frank R.
Morrfssey, the well known Democrat of
Omaha and writer on The World-Herald.
Jndm HitrcinH- who was first Annotated
a year ago, merely comes here now tH.
ftnirth n n the wnrlr In tho nfffoA. I 1
Tli Hons Decides to Investigate
Status of tho World's Colam-
Washington, Feb. 9. Senator Cul
lorn walked over to the Democratic side
and was the recipient of much good na
tured attention. Senator Butler re
marked: "Shake hands all round Cul
lam, I'll not be a candidate against
Mr. Coke of Texas remarked that be
would rather vote for Cullom than any
man he knew. Senator Cockrell of Mis
souri laughingly held the Illinois sena
tor in conversation for quite a time, and
Senator Morton of Alabama and others
Petitions were presented by Senatoi
Cullom of Illinois, Senator Blaekburn of
Kentucky and Senator Batler of South
Carolina in favor of the passage of the
bill prohibiting dealings in options.
A bill was passed repealing sections of
the revised statutes requiring the use of
life saving appliances on steamers, so
far as those sections applied to steamers
exclusively plying on the lakes and
A debate of some length followed the
offering by Senator Daniel of Virginia of
a resolution referring to West Virginia's
proportion of the direct tax money.
The finance committee reported ad
versely on a number of bills, among
them Teller's free coinage bill and
Peffer's bill to increase the circulation by
ironing treasury notes based on coin and
bullion. They were placed on tne cai
lendar. Mr. HiehoocVs bill to secure a
national currency by pledging United
States bonds, and Poller's bill providing
for the loan of money to farmers of
Indiana were also adversely ' reported
and indefinitely postponed.
' In tho House.
1 A number of District of Columbia
bills were passed. The house, in com
mittee of tha whole, then proceeded ' to
consider the Henderson resolution of in
quiry regarding the expenditure of the
world's fair and the substitute of the
committee on appropriations, providing
for an iavesrigation by that committee.
Mr Rielly proposed an ' amendment,
substituting the worldls fair committee
for the committee on appropriations in
the resolution of the latter, Lost yeas,
103: nays, 147.
Mr. Butler of Iowa offered an amend
ment providing for a secret committee
of seven members, which was also lost
yeas, 104, nays, 14.
Mr. Hopkins of Illinois moved that
nine members be appointed as a special
The resolution providing for an in
vestigation by the appropriations com
mittee was then adopted.
Washington, Feb. 0. In the senate
the following Nebraska' nominations
were confirmed: E. J. Holbrook, post
master at Falls City; W. H. C. Wood
hnrst, receiver of land office at North
Platte; Anson S. Baldwin, register.
Senator Manderson introduced the bill
for the relief of the heirs of Captain
Emmett Crawford. Captain Crawford
was on Jan. 11, DfeO, killed by Mexican
soldiers while in pursuit of Geronimo.
Congressman Bryan presented several
petitions in favor of the Conger lard bill.
Congressman McKeighan will intro
duce a bill providing for the abolition of
the present postal note. The bill author
izes the issue of fractional currency in
sums of 5, 10, 15, V!0, 25, 50 and 75 cents.
This shall not be legal tender. This cur
rency shall be issued under the direction
of the postoflice department. The pur
pose is to provide some means of sending
small amounts by mail without cost to
Senator Stewart's Silver Bill.
Washington, Feb. 9. The senate
committee on finance decided, by a vote
of 7 to 4, to make an adverse report on
Senator Stewart's bill for the free coin
age of silver. Messrs. Harris, Jones of
Nevada, Vance and Voorhees voted for
To Discuss Canadian Reciprocity.
Washington,, Feb. 9 . Secretary
Blaine has notified the Canadian recip
rocity commissioners by telegraph that
he will accord them a hearing at the
state department on Wednesday next.
Kentucky's Direct Tax.
Washington, Feb. 9 The treasury
department paid to the state of Ken
tucky her sharo of tho direct tax
amounting (o $800.1.
The gTand jury at Bangor, Me., hai in
dicted every rum seller in the city.
The national Democratic committee has
appointed Colonel Bright of Indiana ser-geant-at
arms of the national Democratic
At Salton's Mill, Ark., while a number
of persons were at the mill getting grain
ground the boiler exploded, killing four
By the explosion of an engine at Read
ing Road, in the npper part of Philadel
phia, George Ronsch and two unknown
boys who were stealing a ride, were in
stantly killed, and five men Injured, one
Alliance Teople Ironouncc in Favor
of Independent Political Action.
COMMENTS ON THE LETTER
of Prominent Politicians 01
Blaine's WithdrawalWhat They Sy
of Harrison's RenoralnAtlon The
Topes a, Can., Feb. B.-TU fight ta and cumngths throats oi tne
. . .M . ,f inusstes nule8 the demand was cotnpltod
the Farmers AUiance in this atnte over (Witfu W(.re ordinarily signed
the sub-treasury proposition has resulted 'Dynamite Dan" and closed with the
in summarily deposing the five delegates injunction "If you utter one word of
appointed to the St. Louis conference this, or try fa any wy to get ns canght,:
, M . , , , ... . . , the tortures of hell will be a pleasure to
Feb. In their stead will e appoint-, doom Mrs. 8pee HuminoneI
ed twenty-four delegates. The first del-, the police when her letter came and a
egates elected wore all opposed to the . decoy package was put in the designated
sub-treasury and land loan schemes, t w"le lHoemen hid behind a con-
, J ... . , . ... , iKmient dooa. When the follows came
Those who will be elected to succcedX get the cash they were promptly
them will be solidly for both schemes. I pounced upon. From letters found in
It is the most remarkable revolution
;he state baa ever seen. About two
. 1,1 4 111 ,
attention to the fact that tnn executive
board of the Alliance had appointed del
egates to represent the state at St. Louis
who would oppose the very scheme upon
which the People's Party had been mak
ing its fight. One sub-Alliance after
another called meetings and demanded
the resignation of the delegates. Presi
dent Biddle of the Alliance and the ex
ecutive board had acted npon instruc
tions received from the national Alliance
council, but this maxle no difference with
the sub-Alliance, which was determined
to have a solid sub-treasury delegation
from this state in favor of independent
Conventions were called by the bolt
ers in each of the congressional districts,
and the officers, in order to save the or
ganization from a bolt, which would
have completely disrupted it, called the
execntive board together and agreed to
allow the sub-Alliances to elect sub
treasury delegates by congressional dis
tricts. President Biddle attended the
Fifth district meeting and agreed to
appoint nothing but sub-treasury men
to fill any vacancies which might follow
the refusal of the men elected by the
various conventions. '
What They Say of Blaine.
Washington, Feb. 9, Democratic
members about the committee room, did
not soem to be surprised at the announce
ment of Mr. Blaine's withdrawal, as it
was generally expected, they say. The
request for their views in the matter was
received in rather indifferent manner, aa
they had not given the matter very
much thonght and' consequently had no
opinion to express.
Representative Ellis, chairman of the
committee on the revision of laws, said
it would undoubtedly tend to increase
the. chances of President Harrison for
the nomination. - . :
"But not for election," said Represen
tative Montgomery, who was pacing the
floor of the room. Judge Montgomery
expressed no surprise at the withdrawal
of Mr. Blaine. i
. SefiatoCagey-a Wromwg, Rep., had
all alongbelieved that President Harrison
was the strongest candidate the Repub
lican convention could name, that he
would be so named and be elected.
Representative Funston of Kansas
said: "The letter of Secretary Blaine. I
take it, settles the question of President
Harrison's renomination. I do not be
lieve he will have any opposition in the
convention. His administration is rec
ognized as one of the best the country
has ever known, and while Mr. Blame Is
popular in Kan Ms, the president is none
the less so."
Hot Elections In TJtah.
Salt Lake, Utah, Feb. 9. The mu
nicipal election was held here and
national party lines were drawn. Lib
eral (anti-division party) elected the
whole of the city ticket and probably 13
of the 15 councilmen, the Democrats
carrying only their precinct and the Re
pubficans none. THe city is divided into
five councilmanic districts, each electing
three members. Together the Division
ists would easily carry the Fourth pre
cinct aud perhaps one or two candidates
in the others. - A great deal of scratch
ing was done and it is possible the demo
crats may gain some members of the
council. Some Liberals will have 1,000
plurality. The Divisionists charge
wholesale fraud by city officials,
notably Water Master Ryan, in
colonization of "hobos'' for voting
purposes and massing them in the
fourth precinct, although that precinct
is really Democratic. Challenges were
innumerable and over 100 were excluded.
At ono time a riot seemed imminent.
Judge of Elections Weels was struck by
two alleged "hobos" and both were ar
rested Arthur Brown, a leading law-
frer arid Repnblican ws the chief chal
enger. Altogether the heaviest vote in
the history of thi city was polled. The
Liberals are parading the streets with
torches, bands aud horns. In Proyo, tha
Democrat! elect the entire city ticket and
all but three councilmen after a hot fight.
The Louisiana Ilomocrats.
New Orleans, Feb. 9. Ex-Governor
McEnery has written tot)ononel A. W.
Crandall suggesting as the condition of
the Democratic party in Louisiana is
critical, that an offer be made to the
Foster alliance combine to join the Mo
Enejjitos and withdrawing all the pres
ent candidates for state officers and be
gin over again for the sake of unity and
to defeat the Republicans, although he
knows his faction is in a majority Col
onel Crandall addressed a letter to the
chairman of the Foster alliance combine
KiigKesting that a committee meet the
McEneryites in joint state executive
committee and arrango for new white
primaries, no latr than March 15 to
elect delegates to a fresh state Demo
cratic convention. The Foster side haj
not yet replied.
Thinks It Will Help Holes.
Di'buqce, la., Feb. 9. State Oil In
spector Dunn, chairman of the Demo
cratic state central committee two years
ago, said: "The withdrawal of Blaine
will give a tremendous impetus to Boies'
candidacy for first place on the Demo
cratic ticket. Blaine is probably the
only Republican who could carry Iowa
against Boies, and lioies is Hie only man
who could carry Iowa. He is the only
Democrat whose nomination would
carry with it the addition of an other
wise Republican state to tho Democratic
FEU. II, 185)2.
THEY BLACKMAILED WIDOWS
la Caught While Trrtaf to
OrrrMW., Ia., Feb. 9 Two wretch e
who have been carrying on a somewhat
novel plan for extorting money from
widows of this city were arrested. The
selection of widows for their victims
seems to have been with the idea that
unprotected women would be more
likely to be frightened. The plan was
to deliver in person or introduce into
the house surreptitiously a letter which
threatened to rort to dynamite unloss
a sum of money, ranging from $25 to
to $100, was deposited at a certain point
within a given time. The letters wens
filled with threats of blowing up the
their possession, it is believed they have
HHI U1U UUWr WWUS W UW BUUWgiUIMI
MEMPHIS' BIO FIRE.
Orer One Million Dollars Goes Vp la
Smoke and Flame Several
Memtots, Feb. 9. A most disastrous
conflagration broke ont in the building
No. 230 Main street, occupied by the
Druz-Berne Hat company, at 0:80. The
building, which was of six stories, was
doomed, and all efforts were concentrat
ed in an endeavor to save adjoining prop
erty. At 10:15 the Druz-Berne build
ing fell in with a crash, and a few min
utes later the building of the Langstaff
Hardware company, which adjoined it
at the south, fell into the space formerly
occupied by the hat building. The
trunk factory to the north, occupied by
8. Levy, was then a mass of flames and
soon was a total wreck. The fire con
tinued spreading and by midnight
Lauhrman's hotel, the finest south of the
Ohio river, "Tho Ruby" saloon, and a
large harness factory and another build
ing were either burning or destroyed.
So far as known there has been no loss
of life. The loss will probably exceed
Perished In a Burning Mine.
Lehigih, I. T., Feb. 8. The Osage
Coal company's mine here is on fire and
two miners, Robert TBxOmpson and
James Smith, have undoubtedly per
ished. When the fire was discovered
early in tbe morning the miners all
started to make their escape, but the
mine filled so rapidly with smoke that
Thompson and Smith were overcome.
Their companions carried them for some
distance but were obliged to abandon
them in order to save their own lives.
Vast quantities of water have been
poured into the nine but tbe fire shows
no Bigns of abatement The Osage com
pany owns the mine at Erebs, where
the recent terrible accident occurred.
Three Killed By aa Bxplosloo.
Philadelphia, Fa., Feb. 0. When
half way between Wayne Junction and
Kicetown, on the Bound Brook track
of the Philadolphia & Reading railroad,
engine lfcO, while pushing freight train
504 up a steep grade, blew np with ter
rific force, killing George Rearden. fire
man, Harvey Moore, brakeinan and an
nnknormman. The injured are: Hugh
Dougherty, probably fatally: John J.
Moore, brakeman, probably fatally;
John Bvck, brakeman, badly; Jerome
D. Miller, brakeman, badly.
Four More Bodies Recovered. .
New York, Feb. 9. Laborers worked
all night in the ruins of the Hotel Royal
and four more bodies were taken ont
making sixteen in all. Of the four re
covered three were those of women and
one that of a man. All are horribly
burned and disfigured beyond recogni
tion. Boasted the Only Occupant.
Pottsvillr, Pa., Feb. 9. Fire des
troyed a small frame dwelling one mile
from this city and roasted to death Mrs.
Jane Redcoy, the only occupant. The
place bore a bad reputation and was
known as the "Lone Star HoteL"
4 Hurricane Battle.
Bait Francisco, Cal., Feb. 9. Three
thousand sports witnessed the welter
weight contest in the Occidental club
between Billy Mahan and Billy "Acme"
Gallagher. The weights were 140
ponnds; purse $1,000. In the first round
there was much feinting and Gallagher
landed a heavy right body blow which
knocked Mahsn down. Quick rallies all
in Gallagher's favor. In the second,
third and fourth rounds Gallagher re
peatedly knocked his opponent down.
The fifth round was of the same nature.
Malum getting a f earf nl punishment and
received his knockout by a ngnt nana
swing, knocking hhn insensible for over
Columbus, O., Feb. 9. Ed Gorman
knocked out out Jimmy Fielding, an
unknown from San Francisco, in the
eighth round. The fight was for a purse
of J&.000 under the auspices of the U
rumbus Athletic club. Gorman is a lo
cal lichtweisht of some note, while
Fielding won fame by his go with Mur
ray Mitchell and also with Bob Fita
simmons. New York Life rrealdent lleers retires.
New Youk, Feb. 9. At a meeting of
the trustees of the New York Life In
surance company, William II. Beers ten
dered his resignation as president and it
was unanimously accepted. Mr. Beers
retires on a pension of $,000 for life.
Bank Failure In Minnesota.
Minneapolis, Minn., Feb. 9. A
Moorhead, Minn., special says the Mer
chants bank of that city closed its doors
with $175,000 on deposit, including con
siderable of tho county funds.
Cigarettes Killed III in.
ncxTisoDON, Pa., Feb, 9. John
Romsport, a 14-year-old boy, died here
from excessive cigarette smoking. His
body is much discolored.
The Baroness Tells the Story of Her
HE MADE LIFE A BURDEN.
Her Basband Was Always Cruel and
Called Bar a Savage American-Strong
Evidence Against Actor Curtis on
Bis Trial for Murder.
" Sioux " Falls, S. ' D., Teb. .The '
De Bteurs divorce case began, Baroness
De Steurs and Count Seboroswki being
in court. The baroness was put on the
stand and quite won the hearts of her
hearers. She said her husband was al
ways cruel and irritable with her; called
her a "savage American," and in ths
presence of people said she did not know
how to act as the wife of the Nether
land's minister to Paris. Often at state
dinners he would become angry with
her and shout ont, "I wish to God I had
never married youP
Once when minister at Madrid, negoti
ating a delicate commercial treaty, be
asked her to play the coquette with the
minister of commerce) and make him
think he could do what he liked with
her. This base proposition she indig
Tho Irnron attribute! all the trouble he
bad with his wife to her peculiar nervous
affection, which has baitioa the best
medical skill. He declared that she
smoked cigarettes in spite of hlsobieo
tions, and even gave them to her chil
dren. When the kinir of Holland was ill
she complained that he took too long to
die, according to her husband.
At tbe evening session of tbe court the
attornevs read deoositions and made ar
guments, when the case was turned over
to tbe jndge, with the unuerstanaing
t hat depositions now on the way will be
received. Numerous exceptions to the
court's rulings were made, and in case a
divorce is granted an appeal will be
token, - - - .
Actor Curtis' Trial.
San Francisco, Feb. V. The trial of
M. B. Curtis, actor, for the murder of
Policeman Grant, was resumed. A
number of witnesses testified to being
in the vicinity at the time of the killing
and bearing shots fired, and James
Creighton, Barkeeper Joseph Denny, ex
tratnan in the fire department, and
George Kentz, compositor, testified to
seeing a man run away from the spot
where Grant was killed. They could
not. however, positively identify Curtis
as the man.
One of tho most important witnesses
was Mamie Golden, who resides just
across the street from where Grant was
killed. She testified that she had been
sitting np with her sister entertaining
company. "I heard two men talking
loudly and then scuffling," she said, "I
then heard shots and saw flashes. One
seemed to be on a level, the second flash
was pointed downward, and the last
flash was upward in the air. There was
no one else on that side of the street ex
cept the two men who where scuffling.
One of the men ran , away after the
shooting. I could not see where ho fled
to. At the time of the shooting I saw
something bright in the hand of the
man who ran away. He was standing
near the fence. I did not notice how
he was dressed and cannot describe
Aa Officer Kills Four Negroes.
Little Rock, Ark., Feb. 9. A
bloody tragedy is reported from Tolleo,
a small station ten miles east of this
city. The constable at that place went
to tbe home of a negro with a warrant
for his arrest. He ordered the man out
of the bouse. This was refused and tbe
officer then attempted to enter by force.
Five negroes were in the bouse, and on
. 500 Men' s S uits, new and stylish,
worth $10. and $12. each, your
choice at $7.50. Plain and fancy
worsted. Wood brown homespun
suits, fine grey and brown cash
meres. Suits in sacks and cut
aways and nobby black cheviot
suits all at one price of $7.50. No
matter who is governor we shall
continue in the even tenor of our
way hammering down prices.
Don't miss this sale if you want a
big mid-winter bargain. Mail orders
filled when $1.00 accompanies the
104-106 N. 10th Street
disTorering tbe officer's plant rushed ont
to the door firing on him with pistols.
The officer, aimed with a double bar
relled shot gnn returned the fire, lull
ing four of the crowd. Great excite
ment prevails and further trouble is
Defaulter Byer Salle.
Oakland," CaL, Feb. 9. Hyer, the)
Jersey City defaulter, who escaped from
Detective Dal ton in Ohio, came back to
Jail here Saturday. Jailer Schroeder
i ad some conversation with him, bat
failed to detain him. The affair ia m
mystery. Schroeder and Munlock, an
other jailer, have been suspended pend
ing an inverttgation. It is rumorea that
Carroll Cook, Hyer's lawyer, was to
meet him or have a man meet him an
supply him with money, and that wheat
he failed of connection Hyer came here.
It ia believed that Hyer sailed for Auev
tralia on the steamer Alameda Su&dsy.
Affairs of the Western Fan- Mertgat
Detver, Col., Feb. 9.-H. F. Gran
ger, through his counsel, Caypless
& Fisher and Jndge Bedford, bring a
against Receiver Griffith, of the Wes
tern Farm Mortgage company, making
divers charges against him and petitiosv
ing the court for an injunction tore
move him and appoiut another. Grif
fith is accused of conspiring with tho
wreckers of tbe company to swindle tho
fiieudsof the company. Several at
tempts were made to remove moneys
from the drawers of the office desk. Fi
nally Receiver Griffith walked np to tho
money drawer, coolly filled his pockets
with specie and started out of the office,
but was prevented from taking tho
money by a deputy sheriff, who had
been put in possession of the office.
Stolen from Under aa Officer's Koee.
Peoria, Bis., Feb. 9. A few even
ings ago, at the residence of Henry SL
Ottenheimer, a clothing merchant, all
the silverware, with other valuables fas
the house, were found tied on ins table
cloth in the hallway, the thief having
been scared away. A policeman was
put on guard in the residence to prevent
a second occurrence, but the thief car
ried away all the valuables.
Boo. John Jay Kaos Dying.
New York, Feb. 9. Hon. John Jay
Knox, ex-United States comptroller, is
not expected to live through the day.
He is suffering from pneumonia.
Chicago Grain and Provisions
WHE AT February, SW0' My, IWo.
(JOHN- February, 0Hc March, iUeONet
OAT8-iUy, SIHatfc. 1
PORK-Mny, tlfr , i
LARD Hav. S tt
Chicago Lire Stock.
Urion Btocs TAnrje, I
Cricaoo, Feb. S. f
CATTLB-Estunated receitita, 8,(U head.
N tires. Sil.TSTB.VM; rows and bulls, S.ma7j
Texans, 1.UU&; westerns, tlftu.W. Mar.
ket steady. . '
HCMiB-Estimated receipt, dim bead.
Li8bt.S18U4A.ifi; mixed and niediam. KUa
AW; nesvy, S.wa-HUi Strong.
BBKEP-Westerns, Htu?.lu; native BJJSJ
tta.ai; Teaaaa. ttwamu.
Kansas City Live Stock.
Kaksas CRT, Feb. f.
CATTLE-Estlmatcd receipts, llin need.
Shipments. z,e71 bead. Heavy steers were Ita
lower) light, steady: cows and feeders steady
to strung. Bales; Dressed beef andahlpptac
etM-rs,UanA4.&A: cows and bvilera, fl UQiasa:
lockers and feeders, tJ.75Saii . .11
BOati-KsUmatcd receipt. S.2M bead;sbip
mcnta, SK3 head. The market was actlvo
andte higher; bulk, St. 4(.60; extreme range.
HHt4rO-Receipts, 1,fC; Shipments, ISO,
About steady, sales at t,86.
Omaha live Stock.
Union Stock Tartw, I
Omaha. Feb. t. f
CATTLB-Estlmated receipts. tun nesst.
1.3U) to 1.800 lbs., ia4 ; 1.110 te LSOHIbsw
SS.0O&4.U0; Su0tol,lUI lbs.. a0ia&7&; ehoieav
cuws. Ssj.xTiia3.aO: common ouws. Il.(e)2.ar
Smd feeders, SZ 7S3:: common feeders, SAfl
i.&O. Market steady to a shade lower. .
HOGS-Estimst.-d receipts. T.lMhead'JIfkt,
tt.4Ufti.fi7V; mixed. heavy, Ksfta
4.40- Market li higher.
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