Harrison press-journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1899-1905, October 10, 1901, Image 5

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'Theodon Hoosenfelfs Father.
Theodore Roosevelt is (he youngest
American cltlzeu who has ever been
cmlled to the head of our nation. He
was born in New York City, October
27, 1868, bis father, after whom he was
named, being a prominent merchant,
a patriot, a philanthropist, and a mov
ing spirit in the Civil War. The elder
Theodore Roosevelt went to Washing
ton after the first Battle of Bull Run,
and warned President Lincoln that he
must get rid of Simon Cameron as Sec
retary of War. with the result that
Mr. Stanton, the "organizer of vic
tory," took bis place. When the war
was fairly under way. It was Theodore
Roosevelt who organized the allotment
plan, which saved the tamllles of
eighty thousand soldiers of New York
State more than five million dollars of
their pay; and when the war was over
he protected the soldiers against the
sharks that lay in wait for them, and
saw to it that they got employment.
Through his Influence the New York
newsboys' lodging-house system and
many other institutions of public bene
fit and helpful charity were established.
There were four children in the Roose
velt family, of whom Theodore was the
second. There were two boys and two
girls. A younger brother wag killed in
a railroad accident, and the hopes of
the father were centered on Theodore.
At the age of five or six, Theodore gave
little promise of maintaining the pres
tige of the Roosevelt family line.
Che "President's Early Boyhood.
He was a puny, sickly, delicate boy.
Some one who knew him In those days
of the Civil War described him as a
"weak-eyed, pig-chested boy, who was
too frail to take part in the sports of
lads of his age." When he arrived at
the age of six, he wag sent to the
famous old McMullen School, where he
remained for eight years. It wan not.
however, in New York that the boy
Roosevelt spent with most profit the
months to which he looks back with
pleasure. The elder Roosevelt believed
that children best thrive in the coun
try. He selected a beautiful spot near
the village of Oyster Bay, on the north
shore of Long Island, and erected a
country house which well deserves its
title, "Tranquility." Here It was among
the hills which border tbe sound and
the bay, that Theodore Roosevelt and
bis brother and sisters spent the long
summer months. .At fourteen Theodore
was admitted to tL Cutler School, a
private academy in New York conduct
ed by Arthur H. Cutler. Here he took
the preparatory course for Harvard
University, making rapid advancement
under the careful tuition of Mr. Cutler,
and graduating with honors.
Hecomes an Athlete.
By careful attention and plenty of
gymnasium exercise and out-of-door
life his frame became more sturdy and
bis health vastly improved: It thus
happened that when young Roosevelt
entered on college life at Harvard, in
1875, he suffered little by comparison
with boys of his age. While he did not
stand in the front rank of athletics, he
was well above the average, and had
no reason to be ashamed of his physi
cal prowess.
Never for a waking moment was he
Idle It was either study or exercise
In addition to bis regular studies and
special courses he took upon himself
the editorship of the college paper, and
made a success of it. He was demo
cratic in his tastes and simple in h is
mode of living. Theodore omM
waa graduated from Harvard in 1880
with high honors. In
study, his health was but little im
paired, and he at once started cm a
foreign journey In search of Instruc
tion, pleasure and adventure. He dis
tinguished himself as a mountain
climber, ascending the Jungfrau, the
u.nhnm and many other peaks, and
was made a member of tbe Alpine Club
of London.
"Begins Study of Latv.
On his return to America he studied
law, and In the fall of 1881 he was
elected to the State Assembly from the
Twenty-first District of New York,
generally known as Jacob Hess's dis
trict m ,
By re-election he continued In the
body during the session of 1883 and
1884 He introduced important reform
measures, and his entire legislative
career was made conspicuous by the
courage and zeal with which he as
aalled political abuses. As chairman of
tbe Committee on Cities he introduced
the measure which took from the
Board of Aldermen the power to con
firm or reject the appointments of the
u ayor. He was chairman of the noted
legislative Investigating committee
which bore his name. In 1884 he went
to tbe Bad Lands In Dakota, near the
"Pretty Biittes," where he built a log
cabin, and for several years mingled
tbe life of a ranchman with that of a
literary worker. From l is front door
be could ehoot deer, and the mountains
around him were full of tug game.
Amid aucta surroundings be wrote
one of his most popular books. He
became a daring horseman and a rival
of the cowboys In feats of skill and
trangth. In 1M Mr. Roosevelt was
tbe Republican candidate f.r Mayor
against Abrtm 8. Hewitt, United
Democracy, and Henry Oeorge, United
labor. Mr, Hewitt was elected by
about twenty-two thousand plurality.
In 1M Roosevelt was appointed by
President Harrison a member of the
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United States Civil Service Commis
sion. His ability and rugged honesty
In the administration of tbe affairs of
that office greatly helped to strengthen
his hold on popular regard.
Tolice Commissioner in fieto
Vork.
Roosevelt continued In that office un
til May 1, 1895, when he resigned to
accept the office of Police Commis
sioner from Mayor Strong. He found
the administration of affairs in a de
moralized condition, but he soon
brought order out of chaos. Says James
A. Rlis, who is an Intimate friend of
President Roosevelt:
We had been trying for forty years to
achieve a system of dealing decently with
our homeless poor. Two score years be
fore, the surgeons of the police depart
ment had pointed out that herding them
In the cellars or over the prison of police
stations In festering heaps, and turning
them out hungry at daybreak to beg their
way from door to door, was Indecent and
Inhuman. Since then grand Juries, acad
emies of medicine, committees on phil
anthropic citizens, had attacked the foul
disgrace, but to no purpose. Pestilence
ravaged the prison lodgings, but still they
stayed. I know what that fight meant,
for I was one of a committee that waged
It year after year, and suffered defeat
every time, until Theodore Roosevelt
came and destroyed the nuisance In a
night. I remember the caricatures of
tramps shivering In the cold- with which
the yellow newspapers pursued him at
the time, labeling him the "poor man s
foe." And I remember being just a little
uneasy left they wound him. and perhaps
make him think he had been hasty. But
not he. It was only those who did not
know him who charged him with being
hasty, lie thought a thing out quickly
es. that Is his way; but he thought It
out, and, having thought It out, suited ac
tion to his Judgment. Of the consequences
he didn't think at all. He made sure he
was right, and then went ahead with per
fect confidence that things would come
out right.
His Ad) ice to Organized Labor.
Mr. Rlls says he never saw Roose
velt to better advantage than when he
once confronted the labor men at their
meeting-place, Clarendon Hall:
The police were all the time having
trouble with strikers and their "pickets."
Roosevelt saw that it was because neith
er party understood fully the position of
the other, and, with his usual directness,
sent word to the labor organisations that
he would like to talk It over with them.
At his request I went with him to the
meeting. It developed almost Immedi
ately that the labor men had taken a
wrong measure of the man. They met him
as a politician playing for points, and
hinted at trouble unless their demands
were met. Mr. Roosevelt broke them off
short:
"Gentlemen!" he aald-wlth that snap
of the Jnws that always made people lis
ten "I asked to meet you, hoping that
we might come to understand one anoth
er. Remember, please, before we go fur
ther, that the worst Injury anyone of you
can do to the cause of labor Is to counsel
violence. It will also be worse for him
self. 1nderstand distinctly that order
will be kept. The police will keep it. Now
we can proceed."
I was never so proud and pleased as
when they applauded him to the echo. He
reddened with pleasure, for he saw that
the best III them had come out on top,
as he expected It would.
Attacked by -yellotv"
papers.
It was of this Incident that a handle
was first made by Mr. Roosevelt's ene
mies In and out of the police board
and he had many to attack him:
It happened that there was a music
hall In the building In which the labor
men met. The yellow newspapers circu
lated the He that he went there on pur
pose to see the show, and the ridiculous
story was repeated until actually the
liars persuaded themselves that It was so.
They ould not have been able to under
stand the kind of man they had to do
with, had they tired. Accordingly they
fell Into their own trap. Jt Is a tradition
of Mulberry Street that the notorious
Beeley dinner raid was planned by his en
emies In the department of which ha was
the head, In the belief that they would
catch Mr. Roosevelt there. The dinners
were supposed to be hla "set."
gome time after that. Mr, Rlls was
In Roosevelt's office when a police of
ficial of superior rank came In, and re
quested a private audience with him:
They stepped aside and the policeman
nnka In an undertone, urging something
strongly. Mr. Roosevelt listened. Sud
denly 1 saw him straighten up as a man
recoils from something unclean and dis
miss the other with a sharp! No, sir! I
don't fight that way." The policeman
went out crestfallen. Roosevelt took two
or three turns .bout the floor. ""sgllnej
evidently with strong disgust. He told
me afterward that the man had come
to him with whut he said waa certain
knowledge that his enemy could that
night be found in a known evil house up
town, which it waa hla alleged habit to
visit. Ills proposition was to raid It then
and so "get square." To the policeman it
must have seemed like throwing a good
chance away. But it was not Roosevelt's
way; he struck no blow below the belt.
In the governor's chair afterward he gave
the politicians whom he fought, and who
fought him, the same terms. They tried
their best to upset him, for they hud
nothing to expect from him. Hut they
knew and owned that he fought fair.
Their bucks were secure. He never
tricked them to gain an advantage. A
promise given by him was always kept
to the letter.
Assistant Secretary of jay.
Early in 1897 he was called by Presi
dent McKinley to give up his New
York office to become Assistant-Secretary
of the Navy. His energy and
quick mastery of detail had much to
do with the speedy equipment of the
navy for Its brilliant feats in the war
with Spain. It was he who suggested
Admiral Dewey for commander of the
Asiatic station.
Dewey was sometimes spoken of in
those days as if he were a kind of
faHhion-plate. Roosevelt, however, had
faith in him, and while walking up
Connecticut avenue one day said to
Mr. Rils: "Dewey Is all right. He has
a lion heart. He is the man for the
place." No one now doubts the wis
dom of his selection, and naval officers
agree that the remarkable skill in
marksmanship displayed by the Amer
ican gunners was due to his foresight.
He saw the necessity of practice, and
he thought it the best kind of economy
to burn up ammunition In acquiring
skill.
A characteristic story is told regard
ing Roosevelt's insistence on practice
in the navy.
Shortly after bis appointment he
asked for an appropriation of $800,000
for ammunition, powder, and snot ior
the navv. The appropriation was
made, and a few months later be asked
for another appropriation, this time
of IfiOO.OOO. When asked by the proper
authorities what had become of the
first appropriation, he replied: 'Every
rent of it was spent for powder and
shot, and every bit of powder and shot
has been fired." When he was askea
what he was going to do with the 1500,-
000, he replied: "Use every ounce of
that, too. within the next thirty days
in practice shooting."
His Cuban War "Record.
Soon after the outbreak of the war,
however, his patriotism and love of
active life led him to leave the compar
ative quiet of his government office for
service in the field. As a lieutenant
colonel of volunteers he recruited the
First Volunteer Cavalry, popularly
known as the "Rough Riders." The
men were gathered largely from the
cowboys of the west and southwest,
but aUo numbered many college-bred
men of the east. In the beginning he
was second In command, with the rank
of lieutenant-colonel, Dr. Leonard
Wood being colonel. But at the cloie
of the war the latter was a brigadier
general and Roosevelt was colonel In
command. Since no horses were trans
ported to Cuba, this regiment, togeth
er with the rest of the cavalry, was
obliged to serve on foot. The regi
ment distinguished Itself in the San
tiago campaign, and Colonel Roosevelt
became famous for his bravery In lead
ing the charge up San Juan Hill on
July 1st. He was an efficient officer,
and won the love and admiration of his
men. His care for them waa ahown
by the circulation of the famous round
robin which he wrote protesting
against keeping the army longer In
Cuba.
As Governor of fet JtorA.
Upon Roosevelt's return to New
York there waa a popular demand for
his nomination for governor. Pre
vious to the state convention he waa
nominated by the Citizens' Union, but
he declined, replying that he waa a
Republican. The Democrats tried to
frustrate his nomination by attempting
to prove that he had lost his legal resi
dence In that state. That plan failed
y LIFE
and he was nominated In the conven
tion by a vote of 753 to 218 for Gover
nor Black. The campaign throughout
the state was spirited. Roosevelt took
the stump and delivered many
speeches. His plurality was 18,079.
As the campaign of 1900 drew near,
the popular demand that Roosevelt's
name should be on the National Re
publican ticket grew too Imperative
to be Ignored by the leaders. Tae
honor of the nomination for Vice-President
was refused time and time again
by Roosevelt, who felt that he had a
great duty to perform as governor of
New York state.
Says Cal O'Laughlin, apropos of the
Republican National Convention,
which was held in Philadelphia on
June 19, 20 and 21, 1900:
domination at Thiladelphia.
On the evening of the first day of the
convention, Roosevelt saw Piatt. "My
name must not be presented to the con
vention," he told him. Plutt was mad,
and mad clean through; but he acquiesced
and Roosevelt returned to hla apartment
to run into the arms of the Kansas dele
gation. "We do not request you to ac
cept the nomination," said State Senator
Burton; "we do not urge you to accept
the nomination, but we propose to issue
orders to you, and we expect you to obey
them." Throughout the delivery of Mr.
Burton's remarks, Roosevelt stood, with
shoulders square and feet at right angles,
his chin occasionally shooting forward,
as if he were on the point of objecting to
the argument that he alone could rescue
"bleeding Kansas" from demagogism and
populism. But he waited patiently until
the address was ended, and then appealed
to the Kansans to take his words at their
face value, and vote for some one of the
candidates. But h'.B appeal was useless,
for Senator Burton, grasping his hand,
congratulated hlrn "In advance upon his
nomination and election," and the dele
gation enthusiastically approved the sen
timents. So certain was Kansas that
Roosevelt would be the choice of the con
vention, that It had printed a huge plac
ard, bearing the words in large, blacK
type:
"KANSAS DELEGATION
FIRST TO DECLARE FOR
GOVERNOR ROOSEVELT."
And, when the nomination was declared
to have occurred, triumphantly carried it
about Convention Hall.
After his nomination, R-osevelt
said:
I held out as long as I could. I had to
give In when I saw the popular sentiment
of the convention. 1 believe it is my duty.
Now that it is all over, I want to say that
I appreciate fully the sentiment which
accompanied my nomination. The unan
imity and enthusiasm of the convention
for my nomlnutlon never will be forgot
ten by me.
During the political campaign which
followed, he traveled 16,100 miles,
flashed through 23 states, delivered 459
speeches, containing 800,000 words,
and made his appeal directly to 1,
600,000 persons.
His Capacity for Worl(.
Mr. Rlls says that the thing that be
clouds the Judgment of his critics is
Roosevelt's amazing capacity for work.
He says:
He can weigh the pros and cons of a
case and get at the meat of it In less
time than it takes most of us to state
the mere proposition. And he is surpris
ingly thorough. Nothing escapes him.
His Judgment comes sometimes as a
shock to the man of slower ways. He
does not stop at conventionalities. If a
thing Is right, it Is to be done and right
away. It was notably so with the round
robin in Cuba, asking the government to
recall the perishing army when It had
won the fight. People shook their heads,
and talked of precedents. Precedents! it
has been Roosevelt's business to make
them most of his lime. But is there any
one today who thinks he set that one
wrong? Certainly no one who with me
saw the army come home. It did not
come a day too soon. Roosevelt Is no
more Infallible than the rest of us. Over
and over again I have seen him pause
when he hud decided upon his line of ac
tion, and review It to see where there
was a chance for mistake. Finding none,
he would issue his order with the sober
comment: "There, we have done the best
we could, if there Is any mistake we will
make It right. The fear of It shall not de-'
ter us from doing our duty. The only
man who never makes a mistake la the
man who never does anything."
Enforcing the Lau
Referring to Roosevelt's strict en
forcement of the Sunday excise law,
the San Francisco Argonaut's New
York correspondent, "Flaneur," wrote
under date of September 2, 1895:
The law is not a Republican law. It
was passed by Tammany, as a means of
blackmailing saloonkeepers who refused
to yield up tribute. It Is a Democratic
law, was Introduced at the Instigation of
Tammany, was passed by a Democratic
legislature, and was signed by a Demo
cratic governor, David B. Hill. Senator
Hill Is now trying to make political cap
ital by abusing Roosevelt for enforcing
the law, but he places himself in a very
questionable position. When a man la
the leader of a party In a state, when his
party passes an excise law, and when he
himself signs It as governor, he certainly
stultifies himself when, to embarrass a
political opponent, he fights against the
enforcement of the very law which he
himself passed. The opponents of enforc
ing the law are having a rather hard
time. Nobody denies that the law exists;
all that they say Is that It Is "a hardship
to enforce It." Rut who Is to decide on
the relative severity or mildness of the
laws? Commissioner Roosevelt himself
frankly says that he does not believe In
such a severe Sunday law, but aa It la the
law, he Is going to enforce It. And ha
Is certainly doing so. There Is a good
deal of humor In the American people,
and In this great city there are many
thousand who are smiling sardonically
over the plight of Tammany caused by
enforcing a Tammany law. For Tam
many's revenues come largely from the
blackmailing of liquor saloons.
President Roosevelt naa been a stu
dent of political economy since boy
hood. He has been an omnlreroua
reader, and has pursued his studies
with the same teal and energy tbat
have characterized all his acta In civil
and military life. San Francisco Ar-
gonaut
TO INSPECTJ10SP1TALS
Tha Uewly Appointed Superintendent
Begins His Work.
THE NEW RILES AMU REGULATIONS
Oowlaa Bill for Support of High Schools
to He IteeoaaucDdad to tbe Legisla
ture Other Matter Her and Thar
Throughout Iowa.
LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 2. The act of
the list legislature, creating a State
Board of Charities and Corrections, is
beginning to bring forth results. The
board was organized July 1 and since
then an office has been kept open at
the state house under the direction of
Chief Clerk John Davis, who arranges
the work of the four advisory secre
taries and attends to all details in
connection with his department. Va
rious state institutions have been in
spected and recommendations made
looking to the betterment of condi
tions. Tie act provides that the governor,
commissioner of public lands and
buildings and superintendent of public
instruction shall constitute the board
and be authorized to appoint four ad
visory secretaries, none of whom shall
receive any compensation for their ser
vice. The governor acts as chair
man of the board, and the secretaries,
as their title indicates, is an advisory
capacity, though they all take an ac
tive interest in the work. It is made
the duty of the board to inquire into
the whole system of public charities
and the methods of and practices in
the correctional institutions and to as
certain the conditions at various times
by personal inspection. Plans for new
jail buildings or other places of con
finement must be submitted to the
board for approval. It is provided
that all investigations undertaken
shall be directed wholly toward the
betterment of methods pertaining to
the health, punishment, education and
reformation of tbe inmates of the va
rious institutions.
"With the new Board of Charities
and Corrections, and with the wide in
formation and enlightened convictions
of the present time," said W. A. Clark
of Peru, one of the secretaries, "we
look forward with hope to the reali
zation of better conditions in all our
state Institutions. It is estimated that
1,200 epileptics are living in Nebraska
outside of the state institution. About
10 per cent of the inmates of the In
stitute for Feeble Minded are epilep
tics, while not more than 40 per cent
in the Hospitals for the Insane are
epileptics. Some of us believe in the
colony plan for these people and hope
to make a movement toward providing
something in that direction in the
near future. We must confess that
Nebraska has been behind most of the
other states in the care of these class
es. Very little has been attempted in
the way of medical treatment and
very little also has been attempted in
the way of classification of the in
mates. These unfortunate ones have
received almost nothing besides the
food and shelter provided by the
Aged Cooplu to Wed.
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., Oct. 2.
A marriage license waa granted to
Thomas L. Fountain, aged seventy
one years, a resident of Cass county,
and Mrs. eannette M. Todd, aged seventy-one
years, a resident of this
county. The aged couple were mar
ried at the bride's home in Syracuse.
This Is the oldest couple ever mar
ried in this county.
Rata for Nebraska Cwone.
LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 2. The an
nouncement was made by the Rock
Island railroad that a rate of $5 to
Minneapolis and return would be
made for the Minneapolis-Nebraska
foot ball game, which will be play
ed In that city ectober 12. The rate
from Minneapolis to Lincoln and re
turn last year was $5.45.
Chautauqua Superintendent.
BEATRICE, Neb., Oct. 2. At the
last meeting of the board of directors
of the Beatrice Chautauqua assembly
Rev. C. S. Dudley of Chicago waa
unanimously elected superintendent
for next year.
Hornad by Explosion of Kerosene.
HUMBOLDT, Neb., Oct. 2. Norman
Bullls, employed as the Park hotel as
pastry cook, attempteutto kindle a
fire with kerosene and was severely
burned about the arms and face.
Import Nheep From Mew Mesleo.
TECUMSEH, Neb., Oct 2. John
son county feeders Imported a train
load of sheep, 6,400 In all, from New
Mexico to Tecumseh to fatten.
Charle Bhoda found Dead.
LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 2,-Charlee R.
Rhode, a recluse, was found dead In
the basement or his home near Kra
mer. He was lying on bis stomach,
with his head hanging In a hole. The
coroner's Jury found that he had
started to climb Into the bole and
becoming exhausted fell and waa un
able to crawl back, The man had
lived alone at his farm house. He
owned some properly and had about
fl.OOO deposited In a bank.
Deputy Assistant Watson I Beady to Be
Shown.
LINCOLN, Oct 7. The officers of
the state bureau of labor and indus
trial statistics are endeavoring to
formulate a plan by wblcb accurate
statistics may be gathered in Ne
braska. With this purpose in view,
Deputy Commissioned Watson has
been corresponding with statisticians
in various parts of the country and
the replies so far received indicate
that only a few of tbe states succeed
in obtaining a complete registration.
The following discussion of the sub
led was received from Chief Cressy
L. Wilbur of the vital statistics divis
ion of Michigan;
"Many other states have endeavored
to collect mortality statistics, but in
most cases with very poor success.
Some of these are: Pennsylvania,
West Virginia, Florida, Alabama,
Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee,' Illinois,
Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Califor
nia and Washington. There are two
states which have adopted modern
systems of registration, but so recent
ly that their results could not be pass
ed upon by the census, so I am not
sure whether they can be included in
the list of registration states or not.
These are Colorado and Indiana, Of
the latter I am quite sure that tbe
accuracy of the registration is very
good. I may say also that the state
of Illinois has adopted a new law by
which certificates of death will be re
quired. This law, if effectually admin
istered, may perhaps bring Illinois in
the list of registration states, although
it has some very serious organic ef
fects. "I hope that in the near future Ne
braska may adopt a satisfactory law
for the registration of votal statistics.
Snould any such legislation be under
taken, however, it will be of great
importance to avoid the very serious
mistakes which are very frequently
made. Thus, Iowa only a few years
ago adopted new registration laws for
the collection of deaths, which any
person at all informed in registration
methods could have said from the
start would be utterly worthless in
practice, as they have since turned
out to be."
A SENSATIONAL DIVORCE CASE.
Filing of a Petition Sets GoMlpIng
Tongues Wagglog.
IOWA FALLS, Oct. 7. The filing of
a petition in tbe district court by
Mrs. Fannie Wisner Crockett pray
ing for a divorce from her husband,
Frank W. Crockett, has created a
sensation in this county, where the
couple has lived for years, and where,
on account of their social position,
they have been prominent. In 1895,
Mr. Crockett married Mrs. Fannie Wis
ner, the widow of Oeorge H. Wisner,
a wealthy and prominent citizen of
this county. One child was born to
the couple, and the wife will ask cus
tody of the offspring. The charge al
leged in the petition is incompatibil
ity of temper. The case will prob
ably come up for trial at the next
term of court. Mr. Crockett was for
merly of Alden, and later principal of
the schools at Williams. For two
terms he was clerk of the district
court, and is widely known in cen
tral Iowa. The parties reside at El
dora. Triad to Kill Himself.
FREMONT, Neb., Oct. 7 An un
successful attempt to commit suicide
by hanging himself was made by Wil
liam Etherton, a resident of Fremont.
He became Intoxicated and secured a
rope and went to the Darn. He tied
one end to a rafter and put his neck
into a noose on the other end. When
he swung himself off, however, the
rope broke.
Capture a Horse Thief.
WEST POINT, Neb., Oct. 7. Sheriff
Philippe captured a horse thief from
South Dakota, west of the city. The
culprit Is a large negro, and had In
his possession two fine matched grays.
He refused to give his name, but stated
that he was bound for Kansas City,
where he had Intended to dispose Ol
the horses.
General and Mrs. Manderson Return.
OHAHA, Oct. 7. General Solicitor
Manderson of the Burlington returned
home from a three weeks' trip east,
which included the late presidents
funeral at Canton, the Buffalo expo
sition, New York, Philadelphia and
Washington. He was accompanied by
Mrs. Manderson.
To Strengths Institute.
8PRINGVIEW, Neb., Oct. 7. Dr. A.
T. Peterson and Professor E. A. Bur
nett of the state university addressed
a farmer Institute here and the farm
ers and stockmen were delighted wltlt
the manner In which those gentlemen
handled their subjecta. A county or
ganization waa perfected which will
In the future assist In creating mora
Interest In the work of this organiza
tion, Jv H. Myers was selected for
president; E. H. Williams, secretary.
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