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AKSISOX, - NEBRASKA.
A Rochester paer nays that "the
dives die hard." Well, they lire that
Tboa far the Congressional Record
has not yielded to the women's edition
Taw Cliatfe don't know how to make
war or peai-e, but they are great at
making tea uud tracks.
The news that Worth, the man mil
liner, died in a fit recalls the fact that
he used to make pretty good ones.
Worth, the I'ari-ian into mi liuer. will
be missed, but there are plenty of de
signing creature still left over there.
An Aurora paper remarks that "the
Chicago jrirls dress out of si'h!." (Vr
tainlv; where do the Aurora jiirls dress?
Col. Breckinridge is lecturing on "The
Froblem of the la,v." It is supposed
to refer to dodging a $l").ti jinluj-ut.
The admission of free broomsticks
Into Canada ought to boom the cause
of the "new woman" in the iineeu's
A Denver woman has started a Week
ly papier .dii-d the Ki.s. if she is g.HHi-
lookiug and young we are willing to ex
change. Considerable interest in this country
has been manifested In determining the
value of Mr. Lily Langtry as a theatri
- Actor John Drew now parts his hair
on one side. As he approaches the close
of the third act. however, he generally
parts it all over his head.
A dispatch from Paris ays that the
French match makers have gone out on
a strike. This eomen too late to save
the Gould family, though.
Why try to perfect a submarine war
boat? The crying need of the hour is
for cruisers which can le kept from
Impromptu submarine operations.
The New York Herald says that
"there is no danger of catching any
thing from kissing." But you can"t
make a divorce-court lawyer Indie ve it.
A Virginia man has been sentenced
to the penitentiary for life for stealing
a few cents" worth of bacon. Why
didn't they give him the limit of the
Press reformers met at Kansas City
the other day, called each other names
and went home still big with ideas.
And the press is in as bad a way as
It would be Just like Spain to want
to apply the Veragua relief fund of
$1.6!) upon any claim for Indemnity
Uncle Sam might make for the Allianca
The perambulator is all right for the
baby; but, after the baby stage of ex
istence is passed, one cannot hope for
success who depends upon others to
push him ahead.
Patrick Sullivan, of Fall River, Mass.,
went to sleep the other night with three
gold pieces in his mouth. And tt
was impossible to apply the money on
his funeral expenses.
Mrs. Peary Is now raising a fund of
$12.X0 to fit out an exedition to rescue
her husband. This is the third time he
has been saved at public expense. Why
not chain him the next time he reaches
The slnkiroj of the Heina Itegente,
the big Spanish cruiser, off the coast of
Morocco again calls attention to the
fact that the modern man-of-war is
most destructive to human lire in times
of profound peace.
The St.' Imis Chronicle prints a pic
ture of "D. Jose Fraguela. who gave
Garza, the Cuban bandit, his first fatal
wound." of course Garza was killed
eight or nine times afterward, but the
chief credit falls to the man who start
ed the series.
In a recent divorce case In-fore Judge
McAdam. of New York, it was shown
that the defendant husband was out of
work, while his wife was earning S22
week. The court decided that under
the circumstances' the plaintiff ought
to pay alimony if she secured a divorce.
The "new woman" will take notice.
A Chicago yonng mau who stole a
jeweled gold watch and afterward eoii
" feaaed vm in court to answ er to a
charge of larceny. "What did you do
with the watch V' asked the court.
"Gave it to a girl on the street." "What
girl?" "I don't know never saw her
before." "What did she give you for
Itr "Nothing." "What did she say?"
Thanka." And he was dlwharned be
cause be smoked cigarettes.
. A vigorous opposition to the Standard
(Ml monopoly has been established la
New England. One large and several
small ratoerles bare an output of 2.V),
OflO gallon week, which l about ouc
foartk a all used in f he New RUnd
Wats, Tw Mrs out lit competitors
ffce ftaafard la. sailing oil at 1 cent a
safest It aaaay villages where tha rrv.
airy la ssaat aetlvs. . ralllag to bar eat
nf drive) owt tta eoaspatKor, tha MbbjsV
ard la tryJaf as atatva tfcear aat. m
(key sa that thej wl sot starve, sad
that they w ill ti e away oil ratlin than
mi-render to the trust. If the trut suc-
eds iue u lrni; its rivals it wi I charge
higher prices for oil to recover it I hwhi
iu Heliiui: it for vviil a gallon. It li.; -
never been defeated in any previous
battle, and 'he progress rf this will lje
watched with Interest.
General Horace Porter made the best
speech of hi life at th Parkbuivt ban
quet. He isaid: "No man can make a
good si-ecb at midnight ami I will not
try." If all post prandial talker will
adopt that as a principle after-dinner
siH-akiuK iu this country will attain a
higher level than it now displays. No
dinner party is In a condition to hear
speeches at mldllU'bt. and lio talker
ought to try to speak after h's audience
is unable to appreciate speech.
Vice should excite shame fr its own
sake, and not for the -ciiuie whi. h it
may incur from nth. is. Tin- virtue of
him who is guarded from temptatlou
only by the fear of the u..-M and the
probability of detect, .ii, is certainly
fortified ti.V fovble defcuei . ,ti,i if
such a otie has the g 1 fortune,
through the various vioi.ii.l.-s .f his
liie. to preserve tie- bic-sii-;; of :i good
cotisciel.ee and the jeMel of a good
name, he may Weil coii.-iih-r tmit lile
is a series of miracles.
The Swedish journey of arctic ex
ph. ration which is the latest proposed,
is to be by ball. M.ti. '1 h- id .1 to viart
from tie- uoi'ihcru cast ol .spiizocp u
and g' right out the pole to some point
in the n.-ighliorhood of Boring strait.
From the most northerly j i t i!i Sj;i!?.
bergell. NU-, degrees, to the northern
coast of Alaska. 71 degrees, is barely
2,i miles, a distance that is short by
comparison with many of the ocean
voyages that have Is-cn made since the
discovery of the New World. It is,
however, a long Journey for a balloon,
and especially so when the route lies
over a country hitherto unexplored and
through tenieratures which must be
expected to be far Is-iow zero. .Bulging
from the proposal arrangements. It
would seem that tb Intense cold is the
one thing most to be feared from the
difficulty of maintaining a living tem
perature for the voyagers through the
four days or more that must be mou
lded in the transit under the most favor
able conditions. But the extreme cold
would be endured only a portion of the
time if the Journey were undertaken
in the season of midsummer warmth,
and the travelers would have the ad
vantage of sunlight all the w ay across.
The scheme certainly seems to be the
most feasible fine yet offered for reach
ing the North Pole, and It is Just possi
ble the result will make ample amends
for the trouble and risk. '
There has been Uiis winter a revival
of the "chains of charity" Idea, which
a few years ago grew to be an Intoler
able nuisance. In its latest form it
Is combined with the "million stamp"
myth the notion that by collecting a
million cancelled postage-stamps a
cripple or aged, person can in some
mysterious way find a home in a hos
pital, or, as some forms of the myth
have It. that a little Chinese girl can
In wime. equally mysterious way le
rescued from slavery by the million
stamps. In the recent application of
the chain the originator of the scheme
writes letters asking each of two per
sons to send some cancelled stamps,
and also to write two similar letters
(No. 2 In the chain) to other frteuds;
these to do each the same thing; and
the chain to continue until It reaches
No. (VI. Applying the solution of the
old problem of the nails in the horse's
shoe, we find that If the chain were
completed the numls-r of leters writ
ten would Ih' many billions. In prac
tice, of course, many links fail, and
many duplicates of the letter may
be received by the same person. The
Idea is ingenious, no doubt; but In the
loug run if is wasteful, and finally be
comes an affliction and a lsire. The
most serious objection to the "chain"
idea, however, is that It encourages
giving without personal knowledge
about the object. This sort of giving
is not charity; it Is merely careless
good nature. Fraud and Imposition
thrive upon It.
GRIZZLY WHIPPED BY A COW.
Hoeay Housed to Terrible Rage In De
fense of Her OffsprinK.
"Csually a cow does not stand much
chance when she engages in a hand-to-hand
conflict with a grlzxly bear." said
Michael Ayers. a Colorado stockman, to
a writer for Pumb Animals, "but sev
eral years ago one of my cows killed
one of these animals and came out of
the struggle without a scratch. The
cow hail recently given birth to a calf.
It being her first-born, the mother was
exceedingly vicious, and It was unsafe
for a stranger to approach her, as her
horns were long and isilnted. The cat
tle shed had a thatched rsf, and was
scooped out of the hillside a short dis
tance from the house. One night a
bear, hiving smelt the presence of a
cow and calf, mounted the roof of the
shed and proceeded to force an entrunce
by scratching through the thatch. The
cow at the same lime detected the pnn
ence of the bear and held herself In
readiness to receive the Intruder. The
noise of a terrible struggle aroused me.
and grabbing a lantern I rushed from
the house, and opening the abed door
found the cow In a frantic state, but
ting and tossing to and fro some large
object which," evidently bad lost all
power of resistance. It turned oat to
be a good-slsed g rluly, which hsd been
rtin through and through the body by
the rourageous mother. The little call
was nestled In a corner, sleeping peace
fhUy. and seemed unmindful of the did
ternai struggle. I suppose that as soon
as the bear gained an entrance through
ra roof It was alnaed to the ground by
the ctnr's bortos before It bad time to
4a aajr damage."
CmiTLK Cbkkk, Colo April 12.
Tl:8 mail a-nl txpres wagon wnch
connects wiili the MidUui Tormina
rilrortU at Grissv, was boarded yester
ila :-'xut two miles from ihU city bi
to men, who overpowered the driver
lU.heii ,-milli, secured an expresi
1-m kngv containing 10,OXJand escapee
'on liorsehack. The bo.dup took pUc
about y o'clock on the summit of Ten
derfoot hill on the highway betweec.
Cripple Creek and Grassy a station oat
the Midland Terminal railroad. Tlx
mail and express wagon, drawn bj J
four horses, bnven by Itobert Smith,
was en route from Grassy to Cripplt
Creek with the mails and express mnt
ter received at Grassy ou the morning
train from Denver and Colorado
springs. Two men sitting beside tht
road accosted niith, asking for a ride,
lie drew up his tram and one of tbt
men climb-d up to the seat beside him,
white the other mounted the baggagt
behind. As soon as Smith started to
drive ou the man behind st: tick him
ou the head several times with a re
volver. Tne bloos "stairaered, but did
stun him. The man sit t ng beside him
also drew a revolver, and leveling it at
him commanded him to net dow n, walk
to t he t.em.'s of the horses and hold
their brinies. He compiled, and while
he was covered with their guns they
rip!d open and rilled the mtil ami ex
press potic es. 'After securing Jl'i.OlO,
which was litig shipped to one ol tiie
Crippie Cieek national banks, and sev
eral other valuable packages, they un
hitched it. e t wo leading horss. mounted
them and rode oil raiidly into the
mountains. Smith, mho was verj
weak and bieeamg profusely, drove lu
to the city as quickly as possible. When
lie drew up in front of the Kargo ex
press ollice he faulted and fell from Hit
Up to 8 o'clock last night nothing
has been heard from the pnrty in pur
suit of the men w ho robb"d the Well
Fargon wagon. There are over
well firmed men iu the party. Tht
thieves are riding horses they had con
realed in the timber near Giliete hav
ing abandoned the eipress horses
They are headed west towarJ the Ar
kansas valley. Superintendent Slubbf
at Ienver says the amount stolen if
tuuch less than reported.
la lrc-lfcr lndeolnce.
New York, April 12. A specia.
cable dispatch to the Herald from
Kingston, Jamacia, says: "News hai
beeti received from Santiago of thre
encounters between the government
troops and the insurgents led by (ien
eral Maceo. In every instance tiie in
surgents were defeated. The first
battle was near Dos Brazos on Sunday,
the next on Tuesday near La Alegria
ind the third near J'alenbue Wednes
day. A band of VtQ rebels entered the
camps of the Juruaga Mining company
bear Santiago Wednesday night. They
confiscated all the arms which the
workmen had. In a battle near May
assi the insurgents were defeated,
(iuilleromo Moncado, the insurgent
leader, who died Tuesday, will U
buried iu Mucaral on Monday."
A Hecorder special from Washington
lays: "According to Infurmstiou re
ceived in this city a meeting was to be
held Wednesday at Guatarno. in the
province of Puerto l'rinclpa, for the
purpose of declaring the independence
of Cuba from Spain. One of the first
steps of the new Cuban republic will
doubtless be to ask recognition from
the nations of tiie earth. Toe first,
natiou appealed to will doubtless be
I'uited Slates. To such an appeal the
adminislraliou cannot give a favorable
rekponse unless the revolution has pro
greased so far as to make it evident
that the new government is able to
maintain control Against the recogni
tion Spain is sure to enter protest.
"The formal announcement of tha
new government will have a tendency
to increase the activity of the revolu
tionary party in the United States and
so bring about repeated clashing be
tween the two governments on the sub
ject of American interference in Cuban
affairs. It is a question that the ad
ministration will have to meet and it is
not looking forward to it with any
A l'lirauuiial Advance,
Oil Citv, Pa., April 12. The fourtn
consecutive day of the phenotnenal ad
in the price ol oil wm passed and the
boom in petrofeum oil markets this
week stands without a pirallel since
The first quotation on the certi
ficate oil market yesterday was fl.30-4
and the first sale was at gl.tio, an ad
vance of 10 cents over tiie closing
prices of the previous day. The mar
bet broke to I1.4S at 10:30 a. rn., then
advanced to Sl.tW at 12:45 p. m., the
highest price since December 20, 177,
when 11.8 1 4 was touched. About l:i
selling orders came in from Bradford
and other places by persons who have
been carrying certificates since the
market left 60 and 70 cents, and the
price declined quickly from II.) to
ll.fli. resenting to 01.73 soon after 2 p
m. It fluctuated wildly ouring tht
last hour, reaching 11.65 bid at 2:30 p.
m., declining to 9I.7H near 3 p. m., and
closing at 11.69 bid.
A Fall la tha Prtra af OrB(aa.
Los Anoelka, April 12. At a mast
ing of the protaetivo board of the frail
exonsBjgs hold yesUrdsy tha oraoge
market was discussed at length. Thi
baavy shtpmsats of Messina and Val
aaata fruit havs mads eompetitioi
brtafc and It was dsciasd to maks lot
feUowtag ahaagss la lbs pries of sssd
lags: Those beid at 91.10 eat to
OMU, Umss at !. to (0 aaata an
.Utasa.atll.aO to $1. There wars n
chaacas la ethwjrariatka.
Mealing of Cuhaa Hf ial l cra.
Tampa, Fia.. April II. The LioCu
btno was the scene ot one of the most
enthusiastic meetings last night ever
held here. The occasion was the eeie
bra'lon of the twenty-sixth anniversary
of the constitution of the Cuban re
public Ther were 3,0X1 people pres
ent, including several hundred ladies,
who joined most heartily in the dem
onstration. The hall was packed with
an eager throng. The streets for near
ly a block were thronged with Cubans
and their friends, and all around the
prople stood iu great numbers. The city
was gaily draped with bunting and na
tional emblem. The Cuban and
American flags were gracefully
.wrea.hed about the pictures of Cuban
patriots on the wails and on the stage.
'Among those who h id a place ou the
p.atform were liamoti H veru.president
of the society, Dr. Valdt-s Demiuguez,
Fernanda Figueredo, lei.ier of the
party here, Lurique Callej i, Gu tUeric,
iarcia, and Jose ll-rrea. n r Rivera
editor ot Cuba, wa master of ce-re-moiiies.
The apeeche ab minied witu
patriotism and the reading" of tne pro
clamation of the republic in lvT.i by
Colonel Figueredo was enthusiastically
interrupted by applause. Due speaker
declared "Spam woul 1 nev-r JaKe her
hands olT the turoat of Cuoa until her
grasp was severed bv the, hi .od oi (a
bans." Another said: "iue coming
of Campos means the re-esiabiishmei.t
of the regime of the revohit.on whose
a r iversary this meeting is called to
honor. Then they garotted ana shot
the patriots, outraged thPir wives and
daughters and burned their homes.
The same fate now lianas over the
heads of our fair native ise and our
blood-kindied there. The. will be sub
jected to the basest crieilie ever
heaped upon the heads ol a llberty
jloving people, and they w ill ue called
upon to wa-ie through seas of blood,
but over aud beyond it ail lies tne pearl
of great price liberty for Cuba.
IAl:t.i to no i n Kl t: woitvr.
"Let tbem do their wort. we arepre-i
pared for them. We have made up our
minds fully to the great struggle and
we are determined to win the freedom
of Cuba and redeem her from Spanish
bondage at any and every cost. When
garrotiLg and shooting and outraging
our women and the burning of our
homes begins we shs.ll piy them in
kind lor their hellisliness. Mark you,
we shall not begin these blood curdling
utracei and shall only eondesceud to
meet tnese devilish things ou an equal
footing when we are forced to do so by
their own example."
The speech was greeted with con
tinued applause. Other hpe, chos were
made bv Sotero Alfonso, Noler L. Car
bonell, Kduardo lteina, Fiancisco Diaz
aud u Spaniard, Sanxaiia Iiomella.
(One of the principal leainres of the
evening was the spe-ch ot Miss Lulsa
Sanchez, a charming and intelligent
blonde. The speech was made extem
pore and her patriotic eloquence raised
a storm of enthusiasm iu and around
he hall. At the close of the meeting
resolutions were unanimously adapted:
i Kesoived, That the Cubans assem
bled in mass meeting iudor.-.e the action
of the councils in selecting lose Marti
asdelegate and lienj-imui I. Guerra
as treasurer of the party and accord a
vote of thanks to the secretary, Gron
7.al de Ouesada, for his woik through
Florida in lepresentation of the Cuban
1 The resolution was at otice wired to
Queseda in New Vork. liejamin
Guerra, the treasurer, is in the city, but
was unacle to attend the meeting on
account of lllnest.
Ic-liJ-tllr Warm In Ctilia.
Nkw Yoi:k. April II. Among the
passengers arrived here yesterday on
the steamer Seneca, from Havana, was
H. D. Neili of Brantford, Out. Mr.
N ei 11 said that in Havana, where lie
had been f ir some weeks, the situation
was extremely uncomfortable. For
two whole weeks lie was followed by
government spies, who bounded bis
every movement. The war or revo
movemetit Is growing rapidly and
Is undoubtedly extending over the
whole island, and the Spanish recog
nize the (act only too well.
TAd.l.AJiA.ssKK, Fla., April 11 In the
senate yesterday a resolution by sen
ator C'hipley extending sympathy and
encouragement to the Cuban revolu
tionists was adopted.
Chicago, April II. Dr. Robert I).
'Locke, sou of Jtev. Dr. Clinton Locke,
theeminet Episcopalian minister, who
was compelled to resign from the
pastorale of Grace church on account
of throat trouble, was arrested early
yesterday morning in his apartments
at 2M'. Indiana avenue on the charge
of assault with a deadly weapon.
While intoxicated Tuesday night he
tried to kill M. 8. Kichardsoti, a watch
man In Yon Hermann's drug store at
ThirtT-lirst street and Indiana avenue.
The drink-crazed man flourished a
big revolver and jumped on his in
tended victim. In self-defense Rich
ardson fired three times from bis re
volver, one of the balls lodging iu Dr.
Locke's leg. Tha wounded man then
walked to his rooms aud was arrested
la bed. Richardson was also arrested.
EaeapfMt Vrotnan Aaj-lnm.
POl'G H K KKI'M F, N. Y., April 11.
Perry, the noted train robber, whose
exploits a few years ago whils trying
to rob tha car of tha American Express
company on tha Xsw York ('antral
railroad caused groat excitement at
tha lima, with Qva other inmates of
4 he Matawan state asyium, escaped
Cross that Institution at a lata hour last
Igbt. Thay assaulted a kspsr and as
biped through lbs scuttle. Ilia names
f tha asso . are McGutre, O DonneU,
Qubjfer od Davia.
Man Llva l.ul.
Srw Whatcom, Was i., April 10-
Only two "f the twenty. five men wh
were iu tho mine at B ue Canon w .en
the explosion occurred lived to te:l tin
story of the frightful catastrophe and
their own miraculous escape. The two
men wh escaped are EiwarJ Gellot
of Fair Haven, who was working at
the outer switch in the mine in cos
pany with George KoberU an J Jarae
Kerus. The latter was wonting with
'Ben Morgai in room I, off the gang
way, the outermost of all the works.
The explosion occurred shortly be tors
3 o'clock, when the shift would have
been changed, aud the miners were al
rady climbing the s'eep hill from thi
bunk house to take the places of the
men killed. The disaster was undoubt
edly caued by an accumulation of fire
damp, wiiich w is exploJei by a b! ist
in the breaH of the. gangway. The
bodies ar not disfigured and indicate
tint dea h was Instantaneous, The
physician and miners sy th it the
men working in the bretH man have
been killed bv tha suock of the explo
sioii, while others succumbed to alter
d imp as they sli 1 down from rooms tc
the gangway, then fillel with deadly
gas. Tni gangway is r-ache 1 by a
tuiiuei 7s l feet long and the distance
from the intersec ion of the gangway
to the breast where the explosion toot
place is about 1,ij0 let t. i'he main mi
shaft reached the gangway ab 'il 10)
feet from the .tunnel aud air Usunplied
by water p ivver. Tins w is not alfecte i
by the explosio.i. Aii that is now pos
sible is teKi.r done to alleviate tiie di
tress of the families of the deceased
The president of the co mpauy, M. K
Downs, now in New YorK, has beet
notified bv wire. Collins have been or
dered and after an inquest the. bodlei
will bfa brought to this city.
An Important D pitch,
Nkw York, April 10. An important
cable dispatch was received by Dr. J.
H. WnrJmati, which may throw Borne
light on the missing bicyclist, Frank 0,
Lenz. Lenz went on a bicycle tour
around the world. He left New York
June i, iy.2, and went through Chins
India, liurmah and Persia. He wai
last seen between Tabriz and Kreroum
In Armenia. A correspondent of Out
ing succeeded some timeago iu tracking
Inz nit far as Chilganl, a village ou
the plains of Aiashgird.
The camblegram received yesterday
by Dr. Wordman from the correspon
dent announced that Ienz arrived at
Chilgani safely about May !i, H'Xi. He
became the guent of a man named
ALak Parsagh and was in god health
and excellent stunts. The inhabitants
came to see Ins bicycle, at which ihey
marvelled greatly. He left Chilgani
the following morning aud told hla
hostile was going to Erzeroum. A
mouth later the villagers heard that he
had been killed in the vicinity of the
village of Koord All, a village in the
mountain through which Lenz had to
Dr. Wordman, who was seen at the
Hotel Majesty, said he aid not think
Lei z was dead. "I think Lenz was
cnrrled away by the Kooras to captivity
and they are awaiting for him to be
ransomed. I have hopes that he will
turn up all right,"
L-nz Is a native of Pittsburg and is
about twenty-seven years old. There
are some who think he was killed by
the Koords in the Armenian massacre
A Terrlbl IJIaaatnr.
Whkkunu, W. Vs., April 10. A
few in i ii at t-s past 8 o'clock yesterday
morning au accident occured which
threw the city into the greatest excite
meiit. I'he live-story buildings, Nos.
1220 and 1222 Main street, occupied by
T. T. Hutchissoti A. Co., w holes4le hard
ware aud saddlery dealers, and W. JI.
Cuapman it Sous, wholesale painters
snd builders' supplies, collapsed with a
deafening report, burying ten men be
neath the ruins. To add to the horror
of the situation, the debris took fire
fromja natural gas leak and a dense
cloud of smoke arising, the efforts of
the rescuers were greatly impedeo.
The greatest loss of life was among
employes of Hutchissuu & CoM all of
whom were at work. There were six
persons killed and four injured.
Kl( Nnaw Hlwkadea.
Dkn VKlt, April 10. The storm of
now aud sand on the Kansas prairies
and eastern Colorado has been the
worst known In those parts of this sea
son of the year. Many passenger trains
are forty-eight hours late aud snow
bound in Kansas. The suuw in cuts
on the Union Pacific within seventy
live miles of this city is ten to forty
feet deep, telegraph poles being buried
in sorne cases. The first Hock Island
train from the east to arrive in sixty
hours came in here yesterday. Tratlic
Is Improviug today on all lines. The
gangs at work clearing the tracks in
northern Colorado and Wyoming were
forced to cover their faces on account
ot the lacerating sand, which cut
through cloth almost liks a knife. It
is estimated that 20 per cent of the cat
tle in some parts of sastern Colorado
havs perished. Many ware driven be
fore ths wind over two buudrsd milss
lulo Hugo and perished there.
8ht by Bura-lara.
Dkkvkk, April 10. Philip Gaffrot.,
a wstchmakac, was shot by burglars.
Gafflron was aroused from sleep by his
wifs, who told him thsre wsrs burglars
In the bousa. Gaffron jumped out of
bed, secured a revolver and ran Oown
stairs In his night aloUssa, Una of tha
burglars gred at him twice and ha fail
dangsroosly wounded In the abdomen.
Two man than jaasped from a window
and Joining a third ona, who waa on
wsteh outside eacafisd.
I STATE NEWS ITEMS.'
Hon. P. Draper is siowly recovering
from a stroke of apjp.ex) .
Nebraska paper are having nothing
to say this spring oi the crying need of
The First Scandinavian Evangelical
Lutiieran church ol Fremont lias been
1 he Methodist church at Valentine,
costing about 1,X0, u is been dedicat
ed free ire in debt.
S. C. Basset of the Gibbon Beacon
baa taken to writing poetry and some
Ot it is very good.
The Bank of BUl-u has oeeu closed
by the State Bunking board Over
SIO.OOU is due depositors.
The fail claims that Pierce has a
population ot one thousand and no one
tienies the accur ay of the figure.
A St Louis linn lias olien-d ." fur
nish the tanners of ( ht yeime county
bach enough suramin seed to plant au
Two children of K. stuck! of Genoa
te wild patsiiips. Due is te;.i, but
the doctors hope to save t:.e i le ol the
W. L. K rk I. 'is k
tion with the Ki'.li
become one ot lie ei
fere.l hi coliuec-
cvaiice and ha
I!. .I-, ol the Nehglt
Ye'. In. in.
Martha, tic d.iugi.t'T of II.. n. .1. '.V.
Zuik, was lately m.ttriel to ilnaui A.
Haze, au enterpiisiiu' )'uii,' farmer of
slier man county.
Philip McNeil, a farmer near Hum
uoldt, while lulox catej ielt from his
buggy and received injuries which re
in, ted iu his death.
By an oversight no city engineer was
elected at Edgar last week, and as a
Consequence the old ollicer will hold.
Dver lor another year.
Drouth and busine?s sta.'rrtio i were
responsible for the closing ot the Bank
6f Axteil. No statement of the assets
Itid liabilities has been made.
W. W. Graves, one of the pioneers
t)f Cass county, recently died at the ripe
I ge of seveu'y-sn. '1 en children, si-ven
boys and three girlssurvive him.
William Bickley, a pioneer of Marti,
lou comity, died at his home in Madi
Km at the age of ;o years. Ife was a
member of the legislatiira in 1.
While boring a well for Dr. Hutchin
lon of Madison gold-hearing gravel
was found at a depth of sixty feet. Kx
litemenl over the line is nol at lever
A Cherry county justice ol the peace
is charged with chi.r;iiig a fee for
making out applications for aid. This
is in direct violation oi the law and the
Batter mil be investigated.
About lifty farmers in the vicinity of
Crete have decided to raise one acre of
lugar beets this year for the purpose of
lestlug whether It will pay to raise the
beets as a crop.
Two prominent citizens of Bostwick.
tiecame engaged in a little war with
lingletrees for weapons. Due of the
;ombatariis is laid up with a cracked
nead and the other is suffering from a
A cow belonging to Nicholas Scrlvo
jer of Nemaha City was attacked with
hydrophobia last week and was killed
ifter it had gone into spasms. A mad
log had been loose in the town and It
Is supposed that the rabid animal had
bitten the cuw,
Six of the men arrested In Burt
eounty for the murder of Squatter
Phillips have lieen discharged upon the
motion of the c.iiutv attorney at Teka
tnah. There are five men still to be
tried for the crime, and it Is under
Hood that the men discharged I,
jsed as witnesses lor the state when the
;ases come on, April 2'.l.
The Kearney council has re bleed the
4alaries of the city officials to the fol
lowing notch; Mayor, gl.' jer year;
3lerk, t'JtH); treasurer, $bxi;clty m.
torney. i3o); counciluien, $hX); pollce
Tien, per month. The chief of
police haB been cut off after April 1.
That official was permitting gambling
and the social evil to run riot and it
was concluded to save his salary.
The stories of starvation in Nebraska
continue to be published In the eastern
para and some of the tales told are
bloodcurdling. The New York Times
of the hth inst contains over a column
gave an account of the awful condition
of the people of the state, and among
other things it says: "The lean, gaunt
wolf of hunger looks in at '.he doors of
the striken homes of Nehra-ka. When
the great, black-winged demon of hun
ger takes his Might over the land he
points with bony finger and says: 'Ne
braska is my masterpiece." The old
laying that -pestilence walks In the
wake of famine' is being verified in the
west. Tim constant use of one kind of
food is resulting in a peculiar stomach
disease that always precedes the lain
me pestilence' of India." In addition
to ths above "truthful tale" the Times
contains a letter from Frank W. Con.
ley of the Callaway Tribune telling of
his woes in ths same old style that has
already been shown up m Its true light.
Tha whole matter makes iuterestln
readin' lor people who don't know any.
thing about the situation in this state.
Bill Parker of Tildsn wsnt out In a
boat to Bib aud was precipitated tola
tha river. He saved hia life, but loaf
bis right lag In the water and had ta
whlttla out a new limb before ha eaubj
hap around as lively as ever.
Tha Union Pacific railway Is larlag
par track to too Obaafaidsr iraaaa
jquarry at Sidnsy fend will aavslap that
Einatry. Tha product af this awasfi
MM to bs a vary high grade at buS
! steaa, far which taars la avaaTlZ
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