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About The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 29, 1901)
Weekly News Summary
A dispatch to the Chicago Tribune
reports that on November 13th an
earthquake was felt in Utah. It is
estimated that half a million dollars'
worth of damage was done. In several
towns buildings were wrecked.
Col. J. H. Mapleson, the oldest oper
atic manager, died at London, Novem
ber 13th. He became famous as the
manager of Patti.
A. M. Lawrence, managing editor,
and H. S. Canfleld, a reporter on the
Chicago American, were sentenced to
forty and thirty days, respectively, in
jail by Judge Hanecy in contempt pro
ceedings. The parties are contesting
the court's order by habeas corpus
Newell 0. Rathbun has confessed
that he engaged in a plot at Jefferson
vllle, Ind., to swindle the insuranco
company. The body which was
thought to be palmed off as that or
Rathbun has been identified as the
body J of one James Goodman, and
Rathbun is under arrest.
Three more of the convicts who es
caped from the federal prison at Fort
Leavenworth were captured at Bazaar,
Kas. In the fight one of the convicts
Andrew Carnegie has contributed
two million dollars as additional to
the endowment fund of the Carnegie
institute at Pittsburg.
It was recently reported that among
the old papers of Captain Kidd lti
"- Boston were discovered tne airecuoua
for finding Kidd's burled treasure.
The coast of England was recently
swept by a fierce gale, causing large
damage. A" number of vessels were
Minnie Maddern Fiske, the great
actress, recontly-addressed the Nine
teenth, Century club at New York, in
which' address she declared that the
theatrical trust was destroying art on
Governor Yates of Illinois has ap
pointed a committee to visit the
Vicksburg battlefield and mark out
the location of Illinois troops.
A battle took place near Madlson
villo, Ky., November 17, between strik
ing miners and non-union men, in
which one striker was killed and an
other fatally wounded.
A wreck occurred on the Great
Northern railroad near Blair, Mont.,
November 18, in which ten men lost
their lives and others were seriously
President Roosevelt has placed six
teen hundred civilians in the war de
partment on the civil service list.
Near Vincennes, Ind., November 18,
an engagement occurred between
Old Men and Women 'do Bless Him.
Thousands of people corao or send every year
to Dr. D. M. Byk for his Balmy Oil to euro them
of cancer and other malignant diseaBos. Out of
this number a great many very old people, whose
agei range from seventy to no hundred years,
on account of distance and ir.flrmitios of age,
they send for home treatment. A free book is
sent, telling what they say of tho treatment.
Address Dr. D. M. Btk Co., Box 825, Indiauapo
lis. Ind. If not afflicted, out this out and send
it to some suffering one. J
striking miners and non-union men
in which two men were fatally hurt
and several others seriously injured.
A battle occurred on tho evening of
Novomber 19. The liberals in Colom
bia made an attack on the city of
Colon. After a battle of two hours
duration, tho liberals gained posses
sion of all the public offices in the town
of Colon. Twelve men were killed
and thirty were wounded.
A London cablegram to tho Chicago
Tribune says: A striking discovery
has been made during excavations
which wore necessary to raise one of
the monoliths in the farrfcus prehis
toric group at Stonehenge into an up
right position. Tho mon engaged in
the work have found numerous neo
lithic implements which evidently had
been used in cutting and squaring the
stones, and, when blunted, had been
turned into the bedding on which, the
stones are supported. The discovery
is held to prove that tho unique spec
tacle of Stonehenge is anterior to
tho bronze age and that the structure
still visible was certainly built bqfore
1500 B. C. . -
Governor Babcock, republican, in an
interview on November 14, saidi , "My
idea as to tariff revision is simple. It
is this: Where by changed conditions!
tariff' duties have become exorbitant,
far beyond tho needs of protection, 1
wouhl.put them where they, would
protect labor, but not to a point that
would create a monopoly of trade and
raise prices to consumers. In other
words, if it costs $1 to produce an ar
ticle abroad and $1.40- to produce it in
this country I would favor a 50 per
cent duty to protect our workmen, but
I would not favor a duty of 200 per
cent, which would simply afford a
margin for increasing tho price to our
own consumers. There is no departure
from republican protective tariff prin
ciples in that. I am as ardent; an ad
vocate of the republican doctrine of
protection to American industries ' as
there is In this country. The question
this congress will be called upon to
answer is, Will It permit a tariff duty
to remain in force so as to enable a
trust to pay dividends on ' watered
stock? I want to give the small manu
facturer all the protection ho needs.
These small concerns, legitimately
capitalized, can pay dividends with a
rate of tariff upon which the steel
trust would have to pass its dividends
on its common and preferred stock."
A London cablegram to the Chicago
Tribune says: Preparations for King
Edward's coronation are already tak
ing definite and costly shape. Mrs.
Bradley Martin is having a tiara made
in Paris, it is reported, at a cost of
25,000 ($125,000). It is a replica of
the diadem which shone on the head of
Empress Josephine. Queen Alexandra,
not to be outdone by the resident
Americans, is having the Koh-i-Noor
diamond set in hor new crown. The
inclusion of this sjtate will make her
crown the most valuable in tho world,
(Continued on Page Eleven.)
The last Unitod States Mortality Bulletin
shows a marked doorcase in tho number of
deaths from Consumption.
Ton years ago tho official record showed tho
annual numbor of deaths out of 100,000 popula
tion to bo 245. The rocont Bulletin shows that
only 100 now annually fall victims to Consump
tion out of tho same numbor of inhabitants.
In 1890 tho averago lifo was 31.1 years; now it
is 35.2 yoars.
Thoso facts point unmistakably to tho actual
rotroat of tho grim monstor, Tuberculosis,
which is responsible for tho largost numbor of
denths from various disoases.
Tho honor of thus offoctively arresting tho
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