Harrison press-journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1899-1905, December 25, 1902, Image 3

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hot sphincs sanitarium to be thing
of beauty,
depasture fhom
tional ui. es.
buikiMea IntercstfJ Alonj With South
DekuUMemhrs torcressman Cannoa
a tntaS of Ivujett.
Uaiiiinyti.il, it'C. 20. Doubtless
there are hundreds of did soldiers In
Hie west who fed a vital Interest In
ti.e it p ,se I saaitaiiuui w.iich Is to
be a uait of i,. branch of the soldi
t'h home at Hot Springs, S I).
Last winter countess made Hti appro
pi iat Inn in aid of the project. With
the opening of this session Ihe house
committee oo appropriations Is con
sidering the architect's tentative
plans for the various buildings of
toe sanitarium, which contemplate
a total expenditure .if half a million
dollars. These plans were drawn by
Thomas R. Kimball of Omaha, whose
ability as an architect Is generally
recognized. Nebraskans are well ac
qualnted with his work at the Oma
ha exposition In which he displayed
& genius f"r combining architectural
conceptions with pia:tlcal Ideas to
meet the requirements of the case.
The plans of the sanitarium met the
unanimous Indorsement of the na
tional board for the management of
soldier's homes. Hunt. II. E. Pal
mer, of Nebraska, a member of the
board, submitted tne tlans to 'Uncle
J.e" Cannon, chairman of the house
committee on apptopriations. slated
for speiker of the next house, who
did not hisitate to say that lie was
favorably Impressed with the unique
features of the plans. To have won
Uncle Joe's favor so readily within
Itself speaks volumes for the adequacy
of the architect's scheme.
Conventional Ideas of hospital ar
chltecture have been lost sight of Id
this case, Briefly stated the plan de
fines an elght-spoked wheel, the hub
of which represents a court or plaza
the diameter or which is annuo 200
feet, a colonnade through which the
inmates may walk under cover to
the various buildings which stand In
relation to It as di spokes to the hub
of a wheel. Beneath the colonnade
Is a subway, affording a conduit for
all plumbing, pipes and as a passage
way for supplies which are wheeled
upon trucks from the sotehouse. In
the cenier or the court Is a fountain
into which flows the hot mltuval
water whose medicinal pp'petles have
made famous the hot springs of
South Dakota. Standing at the spoke
which points toward the city of Hot
Sotlngs Is the administration build
ing two stories and basement, with
archltectuial adornments, furnishing
egress and Ingtess to the grounds.
Diaiuctilcally "pposlte or upon the
oilier side of the court, is the kitch
en, storehouse, guardhouse, bath
house, etc., which stands, of course,
In the rear. Between these two main
structures there are thr e hospitals
buildings on either side of the wheel
each taking the re aHve position or
as many spokes Jutting out from the
colonnade. Tnese are two story
structures having a capacity of over
fittv beds each. They are thlrtv
feet wide and possibly 100 feet long.
A porch runs al mg one side of each.
Inclined planes lead from the colon
nade Into these hopsltal buildings,
easy of ascent, there being no stair
way. There are many windows on
both sides, aft rding a siipcranun
danee of light The svstcm of venti
lation is exhaustive and gceti.iuglv
perfect, creating const mtly a fresh
supply of purr air. In fact, the con
triving idea of Ihe architect seems
to have been to attain the maximum
supply of sunshine and fresh air Up-to-date
Ideas of perfect sanitation)
down tot he smallest detail nave been
goggested. bnoglig to tear fpproved
scientific principles, ns an adbmef to
the curative pr. p"itlg of Ihe min
eral water which abounds, the valur
of which was reeogn1.-!! hv the In
dians long befoie ti.e white man
found lo them a remedy for many
Messrs. Martin and Iturke, South
Dakota's repreHcniHlve& In the low.
er house of congress, are doing itf'ir
utmost to gecuie a-i Increase In Ihe
appropriation for this great prj'K'.
wHh 'air proinl" of success tt the
pieser.t session. It is a rnn'ler which
is rngiulng Ihn Bt let ton of t he
memlM-rs from several western stale
for the (pas-m that the completion nf
the sanitarium will an Ideal
,ome for disabled veterans all over
the mil-west f .r whom there Is to.
day no room In government hospitals.
Killed to Savo Ml Life.
Heading I'a. Icc. 20. -Antonio
Tnddal. an Italian, aged sevenlee...
who on July '"St shot John Trayer.
Edward llartman tn.d Namtiel Silzel,
J(,ur,g men who h ad assiultcJ him
after having tried to pick a flght
with him. wbl e lie plsylng a
t, eel P no, and ah I Urea ''''
! iriseourntly died, was Hcqultlel l.i
1 qier loony TartrlMl claimed
Um three oieo U b,B 0WB
He Sir Much, Ate Plenty aal Enjoyed Hlm
Self Huiely-OffercS to Work for It.
Philadelphia, Dec. 20. During
the last seven weeks James Smith, a
vagrant, wh was arrainged before
Magistrate Kochersperger in the
central police court, has lived in
more ease and luxury thau has prob
aoly ever fallen to the lot of a tramp.
While tramping through Ilelfry,
Pa., seven weeks ago Smth happened
to pass the beautiful old mansion,
Lite country residence of Peter Say
boldt, a deputy sheriff.
mlth bad geu irnny .beautiful.
houses in his extensive travels, but
the old mansion Impressed him so
much that he decided to make it his
residence for the winter.
He made such elaborate promises
of working about the the place to the
old woman who was actii.g as care
taker to the house that she did not
hesitate to admit him. Once inside
the house Smith could nut be iuduced
tu leave.
He selected the choicest room in
the rnausion and proceeded to lix It
1 p tu suit himself. The ocd lo his
room was not to hi? liking, so he put
an extra feather mattress on it.
He also increased tne number of
pictures In his room by car-ylng a
few from other rooms In the house
atd hanging them on the walls or his
own room. Each day he. ate three
meals. On several occasions the
tramp tried to iuduce the caretaker
of the house to serve bis breakfast
to him In his room. Smith continu
ally talked about the wor he intend
ed doing about the place, but he
never did any.
Last Sunday Deputy Sheriff Say
boldt. accompanied by his daughter
aud till sister, took a trip to Belfry to
S"e that good care was being taken
of the house. The deputy sherill
was surprised and grew angrv when
he heard of Smith's presence In the
house. Although it was late In the
afternoon itaiith was still sleeping
comfortably In Ms room an I Sayholdt
pulled hlru out of lied without any
ceremony, sayboicit s nrst inougni
was to th'ash the tramp, but he fi
nally decided to have him arrested.
Smith admitted to Ihe maglsliate
that lie bad b-'eu living lu Savboldt's
summer residence, and also acknow
ledged that ho had stopped In the
nouso of correction for three months.
The latter place was thought by the
magistiate to be tht best for Smith,
and be was committed there for six
months more.
Boers are Coming to Colorado. ,
Denver, Coin., Dec. 20. Nearly
nine thousand!! ers, it is said, are
reparlug lo "trek" to America, and
will settle In Col iradi. New Mexico
and Texas. The representative of
tills movement is General Samuel
Pearson, late quartermaster general
of the South African republic, whose
headquarteis are In New York.
Colorado frienos of the Doers have
been in communication with the gen
eral in regard tu suitanle lands for
the settlers, and General M. De VII
liers, who is now looking over the
binds has expressed bim.tclf as very
fjvorably impressed with this state
The American Offer the Brt.
City of Mexico, Dec. 20. The Mx
lean government has received offers
fioin New Yors: financiers for a gold
loan for public works, the govern
ment having the authorization of
congress to contract such a loau. The
govcinmnct is in no hurry, and is
paying for the works out of its am
pie reserve iunds, and It Is not ex
pecteJ to contract the loan until it
can do so on tenns which will be
satisfactory. The government has
received from abroad Intimations
that It can secure a gold loan for
eitahllshlng a gold basis of currency,
but the loan for such a purpose can
not be rontrcleil without aulhuriza
tlou from congress.
Calls President an Enemy.
Chelsea, Mass. Dee. 20. "I want
a warrant ror President Roosevelt,"
said Charles 0. While, a well-to-do
citizen, today at toe central police
station. Addrcs-lng Police Captain
Grovcr. White continued:
' Me hired I'nu MiCarthy and John
Farey to assault rue thu other day
aud I was nssan'ted bf iliem on East
ern avenue. K'Osevelt was there in
his carriage and encouraged the men
while they were sti iking mo."
Then the speaker rambled Into a
long Hiring of iimplaluls against
President Roosevelt and Die coal
quetl"ii. The man whs luboilng un
der excitement and resisted arrest,
lie was overpowered and a loaded re
volver and a rxior were found on
hi in. He Is held for an cxamluatlon
by physicians.
Barrlnger Stabheil tit Ceath.
St. Louis. D-.i. 20 J. W. Hsrrln
gr, Ji. aged 27 years, n civil engi
neer In the em ploy id Ihe St. Louis,
Memphis St Soul hensturu railroad,
as sin obc.l tu dealh by S. M. Mor
ton. In thetirari'ts hiil'Hng. Morton,
who s u4i a Civil ei glneer, hut at
ire n' out of mp rum t. wui arrsted
ii d I ik' n to ti e p lice station,
lb '" Ii took a dime of poison, from
mi cb ue was given relit f at the el y
dUpeuaary. J h dead man wa tbd
too ofa piomlueut army uOctr.
Dewey Wltnli Striking Distance of Venez
uela Not Likely to be Needed.
Washington, Dec. 18. Disposition
of Admiral Dewey's fleet during the
holidays is to be made under the di
rection of the secretary of the navy,
in view of the increasing complica
tions arising In connection with
Venezuela, and the wishes of this
government not to arouse suspicion
unnecessarily by dispatching a large
naval force to Venezuela waters.
Admiral Dewev cabled toe depart
ment in regard to the orders for his
fleet during the Christmas holidays.
Orders are now In preparation for
the various vessels and will be for
warded to the admiral in the next
day or two.
No inflection upon Admiral Dewey
is intended by the navy department
In deciding to give up the orders fur
his snips, Instead of giving him a
Tree hand In the matter as It was ex-(
ected would tie done That there may
be a thorough co-operation of the navy
with the state department in the
handling or the Venezuelan situa
tion, however, It seemed that the
question could be more (satisfactorily
settled bete, as the navy depart
ment is in possession of all the facts
regarding the action of the allied
powers, and danger of conflicting
with the policy of the state depart
ment will be averted. '
It is unlikely that men of war will
be sent to La Guayra, the feeling .be
ing that the presence of American
men or war at this time might cuse
uneasiness among the allied powers,
as well as offer encouragement to
President Castro to maintain blffie
flant attitude. f
On the other hand the sit
has grown so acuta within t
few days that both
state ad., oavy
department otlicials are iigre,,ihat
it will not be umiss to rendevythe
fleet in ports within easy rauge of
the Venezuelan coast.
Puts Tax on Soft Drinks.
Washlntgoo, Dec. 13. Commission
er Yerkes of the internal revenue
bureau, has rendered a decision in
which he rules that druggists and
others who sell soda water duoks,
claret Soda, or similar beverages to
which distill d spirits, wine, or any
compounds thereof are added In any
quantity, however small, are requir
ed to pay special tax for retail liquT
dealers under the luteruai revenue
laws. .
Under the old rulings druggists
and others were allowed to add to
soda water and other soft drinks and
inappreciable quantity of distilled
spirits or wines fur flavoring pur
poses. The lonncr ruling is levoked
to take effect January, 1903.
Mistaken For a Burglar.
PlatUinoutt:, Neb.. Dec 18. Newi
has reached this city of the fag C(
death of Henry I'ierson, a former Cus
county citizen, winch occurred lc
cently i-ear Guthrie, Okla. It ap
pears that a burglar had entered bis
home and the noise made by the in
truder awakened Mr. I'b rsoD, Pro
curing a revolver lie pr.,ceeoed to
sorcli the house for the burglar.
While passing through a room occu
pied by a farm hand, the latter,
wno. had also heard the noise and
thinking Mr. Pin son was the Intrud
er, raised Ills revolver and proceeded
to make a target out of the crouch
ing form of his employer. Owing to
Ihe darkness of thu room his am was
D'lir. hut one of the bullets lodged In
Mr. Plerson's left side. The wound
resulted Inhlsdeath tw j weeks later.
Awful Act of Insane Man.
Lapeer. Mich., Dec. 18 John Dest.
nged twenty-eight yeais. 6lnglc, arnsp
from his bed during the night hi'e
Insane, and cut Jasper Clegg's hea I
nearly 'iff with a azor. danger ugly
wounded his own mother, wounded
nis sister and then shot himself to
death. Clegtf, who was sixty years
of age, hoarded at the lies', home.
Dest was com m It ted to the Insane
asylum about a year ago. but six
months later was discharged as cured
I (est appears to have arisen from
his iien and gone first to the leeping
room of Clegg. He attacked Clegg
with a razor, probably before the old
man awoke. The murderer then ev
hlently returned to his own room and
to bed. At a later hour he again
arose and went to the room of his
mother He struck Mis. liest a blow
with the oaruaged razor. She sprang
out of bed. got away fiom the crazy
man and made her way to the door.
Here she broke away from him and
ran lo a neighbor's, where she tele
phoned for the sheriff.
Returned to the Hospital.
Osceola. Net., Den. 18, Sheriff
Harfrnan took the train from here
for Lincoln Tuesday looming, hav
ing in cos ody EH Sainuclson, whom
he was Inking to the Insane aslviitn
al Lincoln. Mr Snrniielson had hi en
In the asylum before and was nls
rhHrifd n couple of years ago, cured
or at least harm less, but lately he
h4 got wnrs sgaln and it was
thnitrht that wl'b Ihe treatment he
would vet at the asylum It would
be itiucb better for him to be taare.
Severe Winter In Hungary Causine Many
Dcalbs Daily and Much Privation.
Lincoln, "Neb. Novel and unique
was tne story or a uooge couruy
woman who called on Governor !Sav-
agu luesuay arternoon 10 secure a
pardon for her hushaor. Hu had
been sentened for hoi stealing and
tne arguments were distinctly fern
lnjue. "My husband was sent to the pen
itentiary along with . They both
fct Oe hogs. Mrs. told me her hus
band would get out f?dav. She don't
need hlui any more than I need my
husband and I don't know that I'll
go away until jou let him out."
This statement of the case she re
iterated uver and 0"er again. She he
gan to cry. ller sobs were pitiful.
For more than E.n hour the crying
and presisteut repetition of her re
quest continued. Finally the gover
nor had formed a plan to get his vis
itor out of the Lflice. He called a
member of the office force.
"Tins man will take care of your
case," lie said. "He knows that the
other man hasn't been let out."
More discussion followed. Finally
the woman was assured that swine
poacher No. 2 had not been released.
Then she stopped.
".She ain't got any more rights to
her husband than I have to mine."
she declared as she was leaving the
Inquiry brought out the informa
tion that the woman had been mis
informed. When she heard of the
pardon of the accomplice of her hus
band she went directly to the capi
tol. No petlti'jn had been Died and
she entered the office of the governoi
without notice
This is but one of the long string
of applications that awaits the action
of the governor. Some of Hi em an
nure.lv Informal, but the many re
quests have been modeled in accord
ance with the statutes.
Gray-haired and bent with age. a
mother called on Governor Savage.
Her son was sick. He would surely
die if kept in prison any longer.
"He Isn't sick," responded tin
governor. "I have takeu the troubli
to visit him. I have had him ex
amined by doctors ne Isn't even
honest in his application. I cannoi
do anvthing for him."
This statement aroused her indig
nation. "That boy" had alway
been good. "They swore to lies'
when they nut him there. lie was
sick and he would die. In the mean
l ime a convict was Industriously rub
bing his limbs aud pretending to be
Fireman Killed In a Wreck.
Table Hock, Neb. Fireman Mir
icll was killed in a wreck on the
Southern division of the liurllngton
Tuesday night at Table Koek. The
ancldent occurred at 8:30 o'clock.
Freight trains No. 22 and No. 22(i.
In th extras, met in a "head on"
collision on the main track In tin
rallmaa yards, the engines of both
trains being badly damaged; little
injury was sustained by Ihe freight
can. According to the Durllngt' n
officials in Lincoln the indication.--that
the wreck was caused by one
of - the engineers, being asleep,
although fuilhir Investigation ma)
disprove this belief. As Table ltock
Is on tho southern division onU
meager reports were lecelved at tin
Lincoln headquarters. An Investi
gation will follow as soou as the Da lies
concerned can be bruught tefore
the superintendent
It is said that Moircll the mae
who was killed, claimed Table Rock
as his homo. When in Lincoln he
boarded at the Arlington hotel.
Foodstuffs Held the derms.
Han Francisco, Deo. 19. Advices
received from Honolulu show thai
Investigation proves that foodstuff
shipped to Honolulu from Japan and
China and San Francisco are lespi n
si de for the cases of plague recently
ap earing there,
Chief Five Crows Is Dead,
Pendleton. Ore., Dec. 19. Five
Crows,a noted Umatilla Indian chief
has been found dead near Athena,
It Is supposed that while tnloxi
cated he fell off his pony and fioze
hi death. He was seventy .tears ol.t
ind distinguished himself in the
i lan nock war of 1878 by killing th
famous lidlan Chief Kgan, of th
nako Indiana. He heiiaied Egan
ii to the hands nf the Umallllas, who
vsre friendly to the white
Operators Hold Out No Hope for Relief This
winter. Surplus Exhausted.
Philadelphia. Pa., Dec. 19. Offici
als of the Heading railway company
hold out no hope for relief in the an
thracite coal stringency this winter
despite the leports of the company
to mine and ship tu its full capacity.
"Under normal conditions,-' said
one of ihe officials, "the anthracite
production is nevei equal to the de
mand duringthe winter months and
the Heading and all the other an
thiacite c mpanie8 have been obliged
to draw upi n the stock at various
storage points to help out the de
mands of the trade7
' 'i'liis year there is not a pound of
coal at any of these storage points
and consumers are dependent entire
ly upon the daily output of the mines
The big dealers in New England,
who usually have in stock at thisi
se;iS m of the year from 50,000 to 100,-1
duo tuns, are dependent entirely udou
what is being shipped to them by
the various companies.
"Practically all the leading com
pany's collieries are in operation.
The company shipped from the mines
during the last two days nearly 1.900
cars of coal. This means a daily pro
duction of nearly 60,000 tons."
It is stated that the Pennsylvania
railn.ad has 3 000 of the Beading
company's coal cars on its tracks in
the western part of the state as well
as 2 500 belonging to the Central
Railway of New Jersey, and these;
are urgently needed in the anthracite
trade. Their non-delivery, it is
claimed, is causing much delay in the
shipment of anthracite to points
west of Harrisburg.
Readiiig company officials decline
to discuss the question as to whether
the advance of 50 cents a ton ma3e
in October would hold good during
1003, but they admit that it will cer
tainly rule beyond January 1, 1903,
the date fixed by Mr Baer for a re
duction tc the old rate.
An operati r, who attended the
meeting nf the operators in New
York stated that the advance would
be retained during all next year.
Washington, Dec. 19. A material
increase in the number of cases of
pneumonia and severe colds among
the people of this city is attributed
by physicians to the coal famine.
They say that In most of the houses
they visit only a few of t he rooms arei
neatcd,and even many well to do res-
Idents have abandoned their fur
oaces. i
Tne nrice of hard coal from the
independent operators today was!
1 12 a tun. Soft coal it retail brought!
$8 a ton and many of the dealers are
unable to furnish even small lots to
regular customers.
Bridgeport, Conn., De,c. 19. At a'
secret meeting here today of the Re
tail Co'il Dealers association of New
England plans for protecting the
members were discussed.
The secretary, G W. Sears of Ar
lington, Mass , said:
"We are discussing plans to protect
Ihe legitimate dealers against the
encroachment of companies and men
who propose to sell coal direct from
the railroad cars. We, with expensive
plants, cannot compete with them.
Our association starts from Chicago
aud takes in the entire east We
propose, to notify members of the as
sociation of sales to companies doing
business from cars ditect and they
will be guided accordingly. It is a
move for protection pure an simple "
Case Proceeds to Trial,
St. Louis, Dec. 9. Judge Ryan,
before whom Delegates Sheridan,
Denny, Albright, Dersch and Gutke
are being tried on the charge of
bribery, today overruled the demufref
of the defense to the Joint informa
tion. The trial then proceeded with
i he testimony of J. K. Murrell. also
indicted on the charge of bribery,
who turned state's evidence and told
about the suburban franchise deal
Muriel's testimony was a recapitu
lation of the well known story of the
deposit box and Ihe $75 Otio which he
his related at the other hearings.
The testimony of Philip Stock, leg
islative agent, was eon lined to the
sHtne sub 'ct and they did not vary
irorn the glory lie has r lated hereto
lore. He counted the S75.0O0 In
court After neatly every question
a-iked the deiense object i d and when
i he oojeci Ion was overruled an ex
ception was taken.
An Iowa Man Found Dead.
Boise, Idaho, Dec. 19 The body
of a man believed to tie either Eatl
ittlle or Andiew Hlttlo of Cedar
Itaplds. Iowa, was found near Moon
lain lloute, Idaho. The man is sup
p sed to have been dead seveuil
months In his po k"t was a rail
way ticket fioin Cedar Dapid lo
I' inland, Ore , and a purse contain
ing $i!H) . Th" P'tise bears the name
if Andiew Hittle.
Progress of Cable 5h'p.
San Francisco. Dec. 19 The Assn.
dated press has received tho follow
ing cablegram from Its correspondent
on boa id the riibli ship Slivertown
dated at noon today.
"Position at no n today, latitude
23 14 north: longjtudQ 133 3D west
Since noon yesterday 2u7 knots
ii'ile, have laid, making the totn
I ild 0H2 knots. The weather la gooi.
nd lie ship's speed eight kootl.
Nebraska Notes
Fremont Is to have a new demo
cratic paper January 1st.
Fire did $100 damage to Dr F. A.
Bryant's drug store at Norfolk.
The four men who robbed Tlayden
Bros., at Grand Island were captured
at Kearney.
The Anderson Mercantile company
of Neligh lost $10,000 worth of good
in a fire. They bad but $2,000 insur
ance. G. A. Baxter, the aged Grand Is
land negro, who smothered his child
piead-giulty and threw. himself upon
the mercy of the court. He was giv
en ten years in the penitentiary.
The eight children of the lata.
Thomas 'Campbell of Waco, have
been noticed that they have fallen
heir to an estate of $8,000 in Pitts
burg, Pa., by the death of an uncle.
Henry Pierson, formerly of Platts
mouth met a tragic death at Guth
rie, Okla. He aud his farm band
were searching for a burglar when
the later took Mr. Pierson for the
intruder and shot him.
Mrs. Barton, accused of murdering,
her father-in-law at Sheridan, Wyn.r
has been released on $2,000 bail, pend
ing her trial in February. Mrs. Bai
ton was formerly Miss Agatha Stull
of Plattsmcutb.
The Farmers' Grain, and Elevator
company of Virginia has purchased
property near the rigbt-of-way of the
Missouri acitic road at Beatrice and
will comtuense the erection of an ele
vator of 8.000 bushels capacity at once.
The Dempster Mill Manufacturing
company of Beatrice which employ
about 400 men, has closed down for
the annual invoicing season, during
which time only fifty men will be'
employed in the offices. The plant
will resume operations January 5.
Grief over the loss of bis wife is
thought to be responsible for the
suicide of William Kilkemeier ot
Hloornfield, who was found dead in
his ba;n He had banged himself to
a rafter in a uarn. He was wealthy
and several children survive.
Fire broke out in tb3 boiler room
of the Young Men's Christian asso
ciation building at Lincoln, and fir
a time threatened the building. Tn
firemen succeeded in coulioii.g the
tire t'j the double floor separaciug th
gymnasium and the boiler room.
The water supply of Nebraska Ultyv
which had been cut. iff by a cbango
in the chacuel of the river is now!
fully restored, The water works
company contemplates putting in
permanent improvements so thai
there will be no danger of a repeti
tion of a water famine.
Railsback Bror. opened tbelr new
elevator at Ashland. It Is one of tbe
largest elevators in the state and bas
been built after twenty years of con
tinuous business in Ashland. The
building is seventy-five feet bigb and
has a capacity in Its twenty-one bins
of 80,000 bjshels of grain.
To further the advancement of
art, hold exhibitions encourage ferfc
in the public schools, purchase pic
tures and statues for a permanent
art gallery and to give lectuies on
the subject, the Nebraska Art associ
ation of Lincoln, has been Incorpo
rated with a capital stuck of $1,000,
While Joseph IJostetter was going
to his home on the QUtsKi'ts of Har
vard, be vvas taken with a heq
orrhage of the lungs, lie was seen
to fall by some of bis frienos, who.
carried him to the home of Mr Gray
where he died in a few moments.
He leaves cne sister living In Svlts
erland. The Rev. Parker bas sued Gage
county for 20 per cent of the Ones
Imposed as the result of recent clos
ing of illegal saloons In Wymote. The
tines aggregate $2.'0 aud the statutes
provide for the Z0 per cent allowance
to thosR who are chiefly instrumental
In closing the banooms that bave do
authority to he kept open.
Inmates in the 'Soldiers' and Sail
ors' homes at Grand Island and Mil
ford are satisfied and in bai mony with
the officers, accoiding to a repirt
just made to he gov rnor by John
Ueese, president if tho boa'd. Dur
ing tbe year Hie men in the (Stand
Island home have increased from 341
to 41'). Cheap clothing had tube pur
chased for the veterans owlog to lbs
limited appropriation. At Mllford
I0ii Inmates were found to be exist
Ing satisfactorily on an appropriation
mado for sixty-eight. The Mliford
home needs a hospital, as the build
in erected fur that purpose can nut be
The attendance has decreased to si
tne German Baptist church at Omans
where the lialie-ltuch. tngeny no
cm red that it Is proposed to give us
worship ti.ee.
The Knights of Pythias order will
h"ld a district meeting; at Itestrlc
February 4, at whl.-h time tepresen
tiitives Irom Wymote, Kalrbmy, LH
c'tv, DeWlit, leeiimsih and othei
towns wli' attend. Several StaU
officers of tho order will slo attest
tiie m 'elitig.