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BENKCHOTER * GIHSON, Eels «nd Pubs.
LOUP CITY, - « NEB.
During the "bombardment of Fort
Matanzas" at Syracuse, Tom Duron
had his thumb and two fore-Angers on
his right hand badly lacerated by u
Perry Black, an 18-year-old son of
J. P. Black, living eight miles north
of North Bead, met with a serious ac
cident. While riding his wheel down
a steep hill the wheel struck Borne ob
ject In the road and threw him. He
ruptured u blood vessel, which result
ed In his death.
Mr. 1. A. Baker of York, who has
a son witn the First Nebraska, has
succeeded in getting the War depart
ment to issue an order that in case
of the death of any of Nebraska’s sold
dier boys on board ship while coming
home they will not he buried ut sea,
but their bodies embalmed and taken
to their homes.
A. C. Yocum of Trenton Is the cham
pion grasshopper catcher of that part
of the county. He has caught thirty
bushels off 149 acres of wheat and is
still running the catcher, which throws
the hoppers into a vat of kerosene.
A great many of these machines are
now being run In that section. Poi
son is also being freely used. Both
druijjlsts have exhausted tk-dr sup
ply and ordered more.
The Blair school board has recently
bought one-fourth of a block of land
which Joins tne grounds of the Central
High school building. The alley will j
be vacated and on this site will bo
erected the new $30,000 school build
ing for which the contracts will bo
let cm July 15. On this piece of ground
were two residences, which were
bought and will he repaired at a cost
of about $500 each.
The eleventh annual assembly of
the Beatrice (’huiitauqua closed In a
bluze of glory. Despite the disappoint
ment of Shaffer’s failure to till bis en
gagement the attendance was fully 10,
000 and a varied progrum full of old
fashioned Fourth of July fun app"ar
ed to please the crowds. A fine ora
tion was delivered by Dr. Fletcher L.
Whorton of Lincoln In the afternoon,
which was followed by one of the most
successful balloon ascensions ever
mude In the state.
The recent school census of Hast
ings shows that there Is an Increase
of over 300 children of school age In
this city over that of last year. At
the close of Hastings’ public schools
every school and every room was
crowded, besides extra rooms were se
cured In the business portion of the
city and converted Into public schools.
It is ulniost certain that the great
Increase of children of school age in
that city will call for the erection of i
another large school building before
By the looks of things Osceola will
lie out of an open saloon for this year,
though at the spring election the
matter of licensing saloons was sub
mitted to a vote and there was a ma
jority in favor of license and a board
elected favorable to carrying out the
wish of the voters. A saloon petition
was filed with the board and a re
monstrance also. The board heard the
case and the remonstrators won, for
It was discovered there was no ordi
nance that would permit of granting
The mayor and council of Pawnee
City have the thanks of every tax
payer In the matter of the refunding
of the water bonds of $27,000', drawing
6 per cent Interest. They have been
refunded for 4 per cent bonds and were
sold to the Plrst National bank of that
place for $27,035, being a premium of
$35. This saves to the city annually
$540 in Interest. The new bonds are
serial and optional. $1,000 each, after
one, two, three and four years, $8,000
after five years and $15,000 after ten
years, the last $23,000 maturing in
Table Rock dispatch: Captain R. P.
Jennings of this place, who was a cap
tain in the confederate service during
the late civil war and who was one of
tho fir t to raise a company of cavalry,
a year ago. Is again striving to get a
commission for active service. In which
he Is being aided by his numerous
friends In this vicinity, lie will tnko
anything in the fighting line from a
captain tip, and is a fine specimen of
robust health and physical soundness,
lie was captain in the confederate ser
vice liefore he was eighteen years of
age, having enlisted us u private fif
teen days liefore his sixteenth birth
day. Mis many friends here are try
ing to aid him.
Tin* worst hall and windstorm ever
known passed over this part of tho
country this afternoon, says an .Vna
worth dispatch. Muih.Uin ■* measuring
ten Inches around fell, piling up two
and three feet deep In places, breaking
every window gla-s and *o*h cm th«
north and east sides of buildings Ths
largest plate glass nmasuting *itQ
feet und a quarter tn< h think, w»r«, do
med ishert 14 mica two ‘itches thick
were stripped ftom tries Hailstones
went through many roofs. destroying
the nnit*nt; within. Tta nuts s«r«
blown otf and carried manv rials away.
Shingle rot f» were eoni|ili«tid> def'iul
Ishe.l Hogs cattle and horses levs
Iteen klilni and litany of ftvoee tod
killed have their eyes knocked out,
Alt kMtda of i ru|u are Im.iH-ii luUi the
ground and ruatplnlelf 4<wtr*.»l
where the hall felt
Conrad gchurtwr id Martltigt.n,
while In n partially tntoshalnl ism
dltton. was knocked down and run
over by a team of homes hitched to
• load of wheat Hr waa trampled
upon b* the horses and the wagon
pe«—I u«»r his body, breaking sevre
al riba and thin ting Internal injurt#*
Tbe |u«g protracted llllgatbui be
tween Keith itHiiily •bi Pat kin* sume
ty waa brought to a bpiyi lermtaa
ttu* by IVrbtua eowisty agreeing to
ya| Keith founti lb# sum id W.M4
in man I his nugatton sruea >04 >4
the awtthrmeM between the two ><usa
lien gl the time is kin* county waa
farmed tn !»•'
Events Chronicled of Greater or Leaser
THE OUTLOOK REGARDING CROPS
<iov. royntcr Kitrrlin IIIk I'ritllrp nnd
rardous Two Cnnvletn on Indepeod
once Itujr—The Fortunate I’rluonera—
MI»<<IIui.<iiip< llattm Frun> the
Cupttiil and Other I’ortlona of the
Wenlher (‘top lliilletln.
The past week, says the weather
crop bulletin, has been WPt, with tem
perature about normal. The average
daily temperature departure has been
less than 1 degree In most parts of the
state. The maximum temperatures of
the week were generally about 90 de
The rainfall of the week has been
normal or above In most sections. It
hits been deficient, however, In the ex
treme southeastern corner, and In
parts of the western portion of the
The past week has been an excellent
one for the growth of vegetation In
all except a few northwestern coun
ties, where lack of ram has paused
considerable dumage to small grain
nnd retarded the growth of grass. The
heavy rainfall of the last few weeks
has been very favorable for small
grain. Wheat has improved In condi
tion. Winter wheat has filled well,
and, while the crop Is small, the qual
ity Is good; harvesting hua com
menced In southern eounties. Oats
have continued to Improve, and now
promise rather more than an avciage
crop. Corn has grown very rapidly
during the week, and cultivation has
made good progress In moBt counties.
Considerable corn has been laid by In
southern eounties free of weeds nnd
In unusually promising condition. Corn
in all parts ot the state Is in excep
tionally good condition.
Lincoln Journal: The governor has
issued Fourth of July pardons to two
convicts, Andrew Jackson of Lancaster
county and Ole Anderson of Brown
county. The law permits the governor
to pardon two convicts on the Fourth
of July. In this case the pardons are
really commutations of sentence with
civil rights restored.
Andrew Jackson is a colored man
who was serving a sentence of thirty
years for murder. He waa received at
the penitentiary November 17, 1889.
He was first in for burglary, but while
serving time killed a fellow convict.
He was with a force of men working
in the penitentiary foundry and while
thus engaged a fellow workman inten
tionally or accidentally poured 6ome
melted metal in his shoe. Jackson
struck the fellow on the head with an
iron tool he had in his hand and the
blow caused death. For several years
Jackson was insane or feigned insan
ity and was kept in a cell under the
hospital. On several occasions he was
severely punished by wardens, being
confined in the dark hole and other
wise punished for unruly conduct.
Warden I.eidigh cowed him and prac
tically made him confess that he had
feigned insanity. After that Warden
I.eidigh had no further trouble with
Ole Anderson was received at the
penitentiary February 20, 1889. He was
convicted of murdering his wife and
was sentenced, for life. His wife got
after him with a broomstick and while
in a passion he killed her. His sen
tence was commuted to fifteen years,
one month and eight days. Prom this
is deducted good time amounting to
fifty-five months and thirteen days.
Jackson's sentence was commuted to
seventeen years, five months and
eleven days, from which good time Is
alRo deducted. Both convicts will bo
Murks an<l Ilriintls.
The new brands and marks commit
tee is receiving applications from
stockmen, says the State Journal.
Three applications were on file yes
terday, tlie second one being the appli
cation of one of the committeemen,
R. 1*. Del >n tour of Lewellen. The first
firm to file an application was the Mill
dale F'arm and Live Stock Improve
j ment company of Council lSluffs, which
has large holdings in Nebraska. The
brand is a combination of the char
acters, "7 11 L." L. It. Jewett of
llroken Flow has filed an application
for permission to use the letter "L"
on the left shoulder and a square crop
out of the left ear.
The brands committee has div ided
to charge a fie of fl.f.O for each mark
and the same for each brand. Some
stockmen use tmth a mark and brand
and in such cases they will he required
to pay the fee for each. This uoo*
strurtion of the law hi Imams! ujsrn the
Section 3. The secretary of statn
shall as (non as practicable after the
luoieuge of this iu t procure a suitable
book or tsaiks in which all brands and
marks shall b* recorded. Kurd* person
desiring to have Ills brand and mark
recorded, .a* hereinafter provided, shall
pay Into the office <»f th. secretary of
state a few of tl to for recording such
brand or mark. per cent of all of
sue h flies hi paid Into R4ll office shall
he paid to each member of said state
brand and mark committee as t„..
compensation for their iurvkvi, and so
per cent of said fees shall constitute a
hind out of which to defray the es
pease* of the m Malt i f 41*1.. t*|.
denlhl to the dha barge of hl« duttew
as a member of Mill commute*
Una member ot the roinmitt** who
In a practical stinhmaa adtuiwi that
them will b* l»4wi brands Hied hut
manning Ik* doubts h*s that wilt km
pail this would bring In |J.>s« u< «s* k
merntmf of the •oMlnlltee
-—rr—i-1 mi il
As a result uf a Agkt st iwgoaat
j iWk H I* (lain A H t\»m»t»«-k Ilea
gt Us home la a prw* art- u* ‘s>«diit*m
• kala struck klm on the left 44s of
' the head with * plvt kuMUes, Weak
tag the skull fur aa task and a I alf
with a fra* iur* running downward Ik*
length of two and a half larhas
Supplies for State Inntttatlonii.
Tho state board of purchase and
supplies has awarded contracts for
the supplies for the state Institutions
for the quarter ending Septjmber 30,
Feeble Minded Youth, Beatrice—
Meat, Cudahy Packing company;
bread, S. J. Pearsall; coal. Victor
White; groceries, Cook & Scott.
Industrial School, Kearney—Grocer
ies, Raymond Bros.; flour, Chauucey
Abbott; oil and gasoline, Wallace
Bierce; leather, Lincoln Leather com
pany; dry goods, C. B. Finch.
Girls’ Industrial School, Geneva—
Meat, Cudahy Parking company
Nebraska Industrial Home, Milford
—Groceries, Kenngy & Kinsinger;
meat, Cudahy Packing company; coal,
C. J. Miles, and Victor White.
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home, Grand
Island—Four, Hastings Milling com
pany; burial cases, W. K, Stevens;
drugs, Tucker & Farnsworth; m< at,
Cudahy Packing company; coal, Victor
White; fancy groceries, Hargreaves
Bros.; staple groceries, Raymond
Bros.; dry goods and shoes, S. N. Wol
bach; clothing, Worestenholm &
Stein; clothing, Gus M. Friend.
State Penitentiary, Lincoln—Staple
groceries, Hargreaves Bros.; hard
ware, Hall Bros.; flour, Zwonechek <4
Aksamlt; fancy groceries, Raymond
Bros.; meats, Cpdahy Packing com
pany; drugs, B. O. Kostka; coal,
Whitebreast Coal company; dry goods,
Herpolsheimer & Co.
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home, Mil
ford—Fancy groceries, C.. L. Laune;
staple groceries, C. L. Laune; meats,
Henry Pfeiff; coal, Victor White;
clothing, Globe Clothing company;
shoes, Mayer Bros.
Asylum for Chronic Insane, Has
tings—Coal, Victor White; flour, Has
tings Milling company; drugs, A. H.
Farrens; staple groceries, Charles H.
Kipp; fancy groceries. Raymond Bros.;
dry goods, William Bruch.
Home for the Friendless. Lincoln—
Fancy and staple groceries, .1. W.
Smith; hardware, Rudge & Morris;
tea and coffee, Gleason; stock feed. E.
A. I’egler; coal. Whitebreast Coal com
pany; drugs, Harley; Ice, Lincoln Ice j
company; plumbing, Korsmeyer;
bread, C. A. True; meat, Gettler; dry
Insane Asylum. Lincoln—Coal,
Whitebreast Coal company; flour and
bran, Elevator Roller mills; staple
groceries. Raymond BroB.; meat. Cu
dahy Packing company; drugs. B. O.
Kostka; fancy groceries. Hargreaves
Bros.; dry goods, Herpolsheimer &
Co.; clothing, Globe Clothing company.
Insane Asylum, Norfolk—Groceries,
staple and fancy, Raymond Bros.;
crockery, W. R. Hoffman; flour, C I).
Bridge; drugs, George B. Christofh;
coal for range, C. W. Braasch, coal
for steam, Glen Rock Coal company;
dry goods, Baumn Bros.
Ilody Sent to Ktivlil City.
St. Joseph (Mo.) dispatch: The body
of Frank Bastl, who was killed by a
Kansas City, 3t. Joseph & Council
Bluffs train in the St. Joseph yards
Sunday night, was sent yesterday
morning to David City, Neb., his desti
nation, and where he has relatives.
Telegrams were received late last
night from the Central Nebraska Na
tional bank at David City directing
that the body be sent there.
The mother and brother of Bast!
live near David City and they were
notified of his death ns soon as the
telegram was received there by the
bank. It is presumed that Bastl used
to live at David City.
The first telegram received from the
bank said that Bastl was known there
and directed that tho body be held
until further orders were sent. Bater
a telegram was received by Under
taker Heaton directing him to send
the mangled body of the unfortunate
man on the first train. It was for
warded on the Burlington & Missouri
River train, leaving here at 12:05
o’clock this morning.
Nothing more has been learned
about the dead man, except that he
was on his way from Carlisle, Ark.,
to David City, Neb. He was alone
and it was with considerable difficulty j
that his identity was established from
the papers found on his person.
Narrowly Avert* u Wreck.
Ainsworth dispatch: What might
have been a serious wreck here this
afternnon was happily averted by the
presence of mind of the engineer of '
No. 27, westbound. As the train pulled j
out of the yards a span of horses got j
In front of the engine and ran swiftly
down the track. A few yards ahead
was bridge 429, spanning llone creek,
about sixty feet in length.The horses,
instead of leaving the track, made
straight for the bridge. One crossed
In safety, but the other making a mis
step. fell between the ties.
The engine was barely »top|**d with
in a few feet of the bridge The uni
mal struggled to its feet and toppled
over and down the creek, some fifteen
feet, breaking Its back on the cross
beams. In Its struggles It plunged
Into tire creek, front which It was
tpvulod before drowning only to die a
few moments later. The passengers
and some of the crew left the train at
; first alarm but the engineer plueklly
stayed at his post and saved perbupu
a ueMt dumagtug wreck.
Sckraak* In Hrief.
N<wih Platte Is astir over five e*ide
ment of Mrs |l. p. Doe like, wife of
; a prominent grain dealer, with Will
iam tlauf, the hired man They went
to Denver ami were arr-eted by the
padtre there. The women left a good
, home and eleven children 1 In-re was
j no domestic irouide. thiuf was a Dor
• Dt In Ihs employ of lk«|ikc eight
months The couple w| lei brought
(apartment (Vimiivaiab r John
Kv ana of Voalh Platle hsa appoint
el William laider uf North I’Salte as
quarter master and form ally aanounr
«d the appointa>*at uf W A lU'gsr
as aeal-taal aljuiaet *-s«-naI (hand
i Amy uf the ttepuhltr for the v port
men! uf Nebraska
t'raip -'a ii ttlloia* || (Nimlng ,aa»n*>
I even thing oiMklmal. were never
better than at preeeut *i ui* um
j of tks yswr ('aura la a trtrta be- a
•wf and auMe Aetata are eeanty, bet
the i>*-* eae Mitt letur asd It M
growing Anely. ebtls small grain and
garden atwt la attaining a Mamasutb
l The News Briefly Told.
Advices from Dawson say that the
.teamer Rebort Kerr left there June
£0, with over *3.000.000 worth of gold
dust for St. Michaels.
Lieutenant I.awson N. Fuller, ord
nance bureau, lT. S. A., has been order
ed to the Philippines as chief ordnance
officer in the field of the army operat
George W. Julian, the famous aboli
tionist, died at ills home in Irvington,
Indiana. He served several terms in
congress. In May, 1885. lie served as
surveyor general of New' Mexico.
Four new cases of yellow fever, all
in the city of Santiago, were officially
reported. Two deaths were reported.
No official report was received trom
Jioniato camp, but it is known that the
situation there Is serious.
Admiral t'ervera and the other enm
manders of the Spanish licet destroyed
in the batle of Santiago, whose con
duct has been the subject of inquiry
by special court-martial, were acquit
ted and formally liberated.
Word comes from Dawson that par
ties arriving there from Edmonton
route report a sad state of affairs on
the Wind river, a branch of the Ihele.
Anout Beventy-flve prospectors were
wintering there, wild their camp was
invaded by scurvy.
The convention at San Francisco of
the Association of American Agricul
tural Colleges and Experimental sta
tions (he section on botany and horti
culture have elected the following
officers for the ensuing year: Presi
dent S. A. Beach of New York; sec
retary, P. H. Rolfs of Florida.
The president brought before the
cubinet the plan for officering the pro
visional army. 1 he decision to ap
point the colonels and lieutenant col
onels of the volunteers from among
the regular army officers who served
during the Spanish war and the volun
teers officers from among those who
eerved in the volunteer army with
credit or distinction, was heartily ap
proved by the menibere of the cab
The English government announces
that it will contribute £45,000 to the
Antarctic expedition fund
Today's statement of the condition
of the treasury shov.s: Available cash
balances, $279,608,571; gold reserve,
The Venezuelan arbitration commis
sion resumed its session in Paris. Sir
Richard Webster, the Britah attorney
general, continued bis argument in be
half of the case of Great Britain.
Consul General Osborn In a letter to
Senator Thurston under date of June
10, from Apia, Samoa, states that Mrs.
Osborn and his son will be compelled
to return to the United States on ac
count of ill health, the climate being
very severe on white women.
The War department has granted
the request of the governor of Texas
for aid for flood sufierers. Such gov
ernment boats as are available will
be placed at the disposition of the
governor and the rations asked for
will be issued at once.
A general meeting of western stove
manufacturers was held in Chicago
behind closed doors. President Stan
hope Boal of the national association,
who presided, said the general ad
vance in the raw materials used in the
construction of stoves was discussed
and the western manufacurers agreed
to an advance of 5 per cent, to take
effect immediately on all stoves and
In an attempt to saw her child from
death Mrs. Frank I^ausinan of Chicago
and her 4-year-old daughter Hazel
were fatally injured by being struck
by an Illionts suburban train. Mrs.
Lausman jumped directly in front of
the engine and clupsed the child in her
arms, but before she had a chance
to escape the two were hit by the
swiftly moving train and huriod thirty
feet from the tracks.
The Brooklyn Eagle received a let
ter from Governor Roosevelt today, ac
companied by a check for $25. for the
Itewey fund. In his letter the gov
ernor says: "I enclose you a check
as a slight token of my appreciation
of your efforts to get some memorial
and to give recognition in whatever
shape rtie admiral himself deems best
to services to the country which have
Justly rendered him the man of all
nluce the civil war who stands hlgl»e»t
In popular regard."
The state of Georgia has begun a
var on the oil trust.
Cecil Rhodes says he l* not In favor
of force against the Transvaal.
The proposed strike at the Home
stead plant has been abandoned.
Richard Riahl, musical director of
Italy's theuter, died suddenly from
heart disease at his home In Sew \ork.
lie became 111 while In Chicago with
"The Runaway Olrl“ company upon
the receipt of the news of Mr. Ualy'a
In order to make m<*re effective the
Quarantine against tic* Introduction of
yellow fever from Vera t'rus and other
Infected Mesh an cities the i»«irg«»n
general of the marine hospital esrvtcs
has located Assistant Suige««n l. I*
Cofef at the city of Mexico. He ts
Instructed to ki’ep watch upon ths
railway trayel to the I’nlted Hint** to
give cortlfl s'ea to paeemger* and k»
superintend dUinfv-td<a» when u«*«e
tVptair* Rrerwton of the Twenty
fourth Infantry who PHtlngubbed
hlmeelf during the dent loo* campaigu.
Is to be appointed to the colons try uf
one uf the volunteer regiments.
Ths news from Ths Hague a a nouns
. lug the unanimous vote «»l the pswes
! itskristv In fnvo# of holding a sps*
MilfffAkt ^ *1Ud Hi
fraeduai from rntsurs of private prop
•sty M sen tn Hsu of wnr ts a •*"*»«•
*•# ytMi mi t hta id i I In* *
IPs The Amsrksn dstegstes hast
n».*r* In Is rest in this gu«»*k»n than
any other, perhaps, heists the »*►
Last week more than 1,000 tons ot
war material and fodder were forward
ed from the Woolwich dock yards to
A special dispatch to the Chicago
Record from Washington says General
Wheeler will receive orders to go to
Chas, Vtrl er Cherbliutz, the novel
ist, literary and art critic, and a
member of the French Academy, died
In his 70th year.
The latests news of the Olympia Is
that the ship stopped at Colombo to
enable Admiral Dewey to recuperato
his health In the hill country of Cey
A statement has been prepared at
the navy department, showing that
during the fiscal year Just closed 16,123
men enlisted in the naval service, of
whom 2,147 were enlisted for the war
The steamer Tees arrived at Van
couver from the north with a large
party of returning Dawson miners.
Wallace Haywood, a sergeant of local
police, brought out $55,000 in gold
dust. Eight others had heavy boxes
of the precious metal. Captain Gooso
reported $1,000,000 on board.
The Mexican consul at El Paso, Tex.,
has Informed the embassy at Washing
ton that the hearing in the case of
Mrs. Rich lias been concluded and that
the United States commissioner prob
ably will announce his decision on the
Question of extradition some time this
week. The case will then go to the
president for final review.
The San Francisco Examiner prints
In tabulated form a statement showing
the cost of the transport service on
this coast since the war began. The
total is $5,090,218, of which $4,223,400
was expended In chartering twenty
two vessels. The umount spent on
these transports when not in actual
use, being held in port either here or
In Manila was $738,951.
Acting Postmaster General Heath
says the postal service In Cuba, Porto
Rico and the Philippines has been
thoroughly reorganized, and that effort
is being made to cut down expenses.
With that view, no more Americans
will be sent there, that many already
in those island will be recalled, and
the service gradually turned over to
the natives of the Island.
An Incendiary fire at Summit, N. J.,
did $150,000 damage.
General Harrison Gray Otis, of Cal
ifornia, arrived In Washington.
Chicago has a "John Collins" who
was sent to the penitentiary for kid
Last week more than a thousand
tons of war material an l fodder was
forwarded from the Woolwich dock
yard In England tc South Africa.
A call for a meeting of the national
democratic committee, to take place
July 20 at the Sherman hot e In Chi
cago, was Issued at §t. Louis and a
copy mailed to each member.
A private telegram from Assistant
Secretary of War Meiklejohn tells of
the condition of the members of the
First Nebrasku regiment, which tailed
from Manila, pronouncing it good.
Forty-two officers and 8t2 enlisted men
embarked. Only one private was left
behind on account of illness.
Detective Norris, of Ohio, arrived
at HarHaburg, Pa., and made informa
tion against John R. Green, of Terre
Haute, Ind., charging him with being a
fugitive from justice from Illinois,
where he is wanted on five charges of
bunco swindling. Green was arrested
a few days ago for buncoing a Walla
Walla. Wash., man out of $5,000.
At St. Louis, Henry Yankee, a dis
appointed lover, lay in wait for Lee
Klrwin and Miss Annie Mayford,
while they were returning from a hall
in upper Alton, 111., and mortally
wounded Kirwln. Miss Mayford lied
to her house near by, followed by Yan
kee, firing as he ran. She escaped to
the house without being hit, and the
police are looking for Yankee.
John Dyson, one of the most noted
confidence men in the country, was
found dead In a miserably furnished
houseboat on the Wabash river rear
Terre Haute, ind. Dyson's cotton
swindle in 1870 was perhaps the great
est swindle perpetrated up to that time
In the went. The Missouri Pacific rail
road company lost upwards of $uoo uoO
by the work of this man. wlios« scheme
was to secure bills of lading for con
signments of cotton requiring two du
plicates and an original hill for each
consignment, and then to sell the du
plicates, which hud lawn doctored, to
brokers on the cotton exihunge.
Henry Vilas, only non of e*-Unlt*d
States Senator William F. Vlltw, died
at Madison. Win.
The first attempt ever made tn the
I’nlted Htutes to collect mail with an
aootmohtl* was nuwle In buffalo yea
With the conclusion of the volkeveat
at I'lnclnnatl the s«eiig«rf<et at tlw>
North American Socugvrbuud wan
It la aald that the Hawaiian cnm
mlaaluneri have decided that Mallet>«a
Tanu shall go t«> FIJI and Multnu tw
Madame hrcyfus had a third Inter
I view with her husband ithe found
| him much better. lie received her
with smiles Instead uf teat a.
Although 0»e street car strike was
i settled m« Thursday In Wheeling. W.
Vs , there have been disturbances In
1 t’pper Iktufrd, h*t t«el»»w the city,
halurday and today
Ouvsiimt Ptagrve dtepeteked a Wi
le* tw He- retail Alger, ta which he
deaWa the mWus<w «f a recent news
paper artteW whbh pwri«*fted lu he an
tale*view with hMn The iptvwrawr
declare* that he at no lime aho.-d
pr.»i |.a« w..htal-- *«-t ati-aitav
t« the fw< that he has supported the
administrate* la M« genera) policy,
hut has disagreed wtlh the president
ug the Philippine wgr.
At an assemblage of noted men a
year or two ago. a lawyer who con
ducts the legal business of a great rail
way system tried to “guy the parson"
in the person of the late Bishop Will
iams. of Connecticut, by malicious
quizzing. At last he said: “Why don't
you get these railway managers to }
give you a pass over their roads, bish
op? You can pay for it by giving
them entrance tickets Into heaven.”
"Oh, no," gently replied the bishop; "I
would not part them so far from their
counsel in the other world.”
The man who does no harm in the
world does but little good.
The women are wearing trains that
arc big enough to step on but not big '
enough to see.
Last wpek the United states patent
office Issued 413 patents to Inventors
—^ of the United Slates,
and ot th! ; number 122
1 sold a part or their en
tire rights Ip their var
ious patents before the
same were issued. This
would show that over
| 25 per cent of the In
_ ventors were successful
In disposing of the whole or a part of
their inventions. Amongst the large
concerns who bought these patents
wore the following:
Avery Stamping Co., Cleveland, O.
Op.n Arc Electric New York
hick & Haffnmn Co., Marcedon, N. Y.
Illaslus Table Slide Co., Watertown,
Stirling Co., Chicago, III.
Foster Engineering Co., Newark. N.
Iteeves & Co., Columbus. Ind,
Bankers Electric Co,. Chicago, III.
Hoe Printing Press Co.. New York
American Graphaphone Co., West
Electric Signal Co., West Virginia.
Universal Loom Co., New York, and
many others. For Information in re
gard to patents address Sues & Co,,
Registered Patent lawyers, lice build
ing, Omaha, Neb.
The old Lino laws were probably
enacted for the purpose of preventing
people from painting the town red,
MRS. J. BENSO V,
'410 anil 418 Mouth Sixteenth St., Omaha,
DO YOU KNOW It will pay you to
come and see how cheap we are selling
handsome mid-summer Goods, Para
sols, Shirt Waists, Dress Skirts, Under
Skirts, Underwear, Ribbons, Hosiery,
Children’s Caps, Coats and Dresses.
The largest stock of Shirt Waists In
Franklin county, Pa., has a new re
ligious sect called the Fire Baptized
Association. To obtain extreme sanc
tification the members are pledged to
go through fire if necessary. They are
also to keep away from buildings of
public worship on the ground that
churches of the period are temples of
idolatry; that money expended In
erecting them could be better expend-*®’
ed In helping the poor. The new sect
prefers holding their meetings in
barns or along the roadside—blizzard,
C«*»N C onKli liitlftam
I* the oldevt and I out. It wi i t*n ak tip a cold quicker
than anything clue. It )» alimy* reliable. Try It.
The value of repentance is not in the
depths of its feelings, but in the perm
anency of its fruits.
$118buysnew upright piano. Sehmol
ler & Mueller, 1313 Farnam St., Omaha.
Perhaps more young women would
marry If the girl’s father could afford
Are You Coming to Omaha? d
Be sure to visit Hardy’s, “The 99
Cent Store,” 1519 and 1521 Douglas
street. Toys, Dolls, Fancy Goods, etc.
You can’t persuade a woman who
has three children that a woman who
has one, has anything to do.
Cat on All lUllwiiit —P. II.
Ticket Broker, 1505 Farnam, Omaha.
The hen need no longer brood over
her little troubles, thanks to the in
Is mpidly superseding the old style starch
es. It saves La!sir. saves money and makes
cottars and cuffs look like new. All grocers
sell it; lurge package 10c.
A dog's pants may indicate warm
weather, but they don't bag at the
“Do Not Grasp at the Shadow
and Lose the Substance."
Mdny people 4<t but shadows of their
former selves, due to neglect of heelth. ^
Look out for the blood, the fountain of
life, the jctuel substdmcct keep thet pure
by regular use of Hood's Sersapor.lid end
robust hedlth modi be the result. Be sure
to get only Mu/s, becdust
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