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Congressman John M, Williamson,
of Oregon, has been convicted on the
third trial of the land fraud charges
brought against him. In two previous
trials the jury disagreed.
The record of the yellow fever at
New Orleans up to September 30,
showed total cases, 5,000; deaths,
388; recovered, 2,372; still under
In the New York Insurance, inquiry,
Alfred W. Maine, one of the auditors
of the Equitable Life Assurance so
ciety, testified concerning a pool or
ganized by the insurance companies
for the purpose of looking after the
various state legislatures and provid
ing funds for the insurance lobby.
Washington dispatches say that
President Roosevelt may name Grover
Cleveland as a. member or the second
peace conference to be held at The
The United States marshal at Wil
mington, Del., on OctoDer 11, held a
sale of the personal property of J.
Edward Addicks, who became famous
in Delaware's politics as a candidate
for United States senator and is
known to the public as "Gas Ad
Washington dispatches say that
Robert Bacon, recently appointed as
'first assistant secretary of state and
who, it will be remembered, was a
partner of J. Pierpont Morgan,- may
he appointed secretary of tlie treas
ury to succeed Mr. Shaw "when he re
tires in February.
termlned to push his railroad legisla
Washington dispatches announce
that President Roosevelt will leave
Washington October 18 for n frin
through the south. It is said that
the president is not at all alarmed at
the warnings given in regard to yel
low fever and that he will govern his
Clarence H. Venner of New York
who holds a $50,000 policy in the New
York Life Insurance company, has
sent to various state insurance com
missioners, demanding that the New
York Life be barred from doing busi
ness in the states until President Mc
Call and Vice President Perkins have
resigned or been removed.
Richard P. Clarkson, for a third of
a century one of Iowa's best known
citizens and- for many years editor
of the Des Moines Register, died at
his home in Des Moines OctoDer 3.
Mr. Clarkson retired from the news
paper work three years ago, at which
time he was appointed to the pension
office of the Iowa-Nebraska district.
Hearst at the closo of a vigorous
speech. Mr. Hearst insisted that ho
would not accept the nomination.
Testifying before the Now York In
surance committee, Richard A. Mc
Curdy, president of the Now York
Mutual Life Insurance company, ad
mitted that $2,600,000 has been paid
as commission by hia company to two
members of the McCurdy family. This
is but a sample of the exposes that
are being daily made before the in
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Mrg. H. M. Bushnell of Lincoln,
Neb., was unanimously re-electol
president of the Nebraska Federation
of Women's Clubs.
Joseph Ramsey, Jr., was, on Octo
ber 5, removed from the presidency
of the Wabash 'railroad company.
This is a result of the fight between
the Ramsey and Gould interests.
Ramsey says the removal Is illegal
and he will fight it.
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President Roosevelt returning from
O.vster Bay to Washington, was given
a cordial reception by the people at
the national capital.
The czar of Russia has made M.
"Witte a count in recognition of his
services in the peace conference.
Newspaper dispatches recently re
ported that Alexander Dowie had
been stricken with paralysis. This
report is denied by Dowie's friends,
but it is not denied that he has been
a very sick man.
Dr. D. K, Pearsons of Chicago, who
has made many liberal contributions
to small colleges, has written John
D. Rockefeller a letter assuring Mr.
Rockefeller that he sympathizes with
him in the attacks now being made
upon him. Mr. Rocrcefeller has re
plied thanking Dr. Tearson3 for his
William Hepburn Russell, acting as
attorney for several policyholders,
has asked for authority to begin suit
against officers of the New York Life
Insurance Co. for the restitution A
$148,000 contributed by the officers of
that company to the republican cam
Secretary of Treasury Shaw is mak
ing - tour of the country delivering
speeches in behalf of the protective
turi ' system and also in favor of what
he calls "an elastic currency."
The man who defrauded the Na
tional City bank of New, York out of
$359,000 in securities, has been iden
tified as Henry O. Leonard, who is
employed by a New York firm of bro
kers as a clerk. It is said that Leon
ard returned a large part of the
money obtained and explained that he
engaged in the scheme simply to
show how easy it was to "beat a set
Pat Crowe, who became famous by
kidnapping the fifteen year old son
of Edward A. Cudahy of Omaha, was
arrested October 2 at Butte, Mont.
Crowe admits his guilt with respect
to the Cudahy kidnapping and also
that he fired the shot which wounded
Police Offiqer Jackson who recently
attempted to arrest him.
J. J. IZ1, president of the Great
Northern t railroad, in a speech deliv
ered re jlly at Portland, Ore., de
clared tlia,: federal regulation of rail
road rate;J would bankrupt the railroads.
W. B. Vandiver, Missouri's state
superintendent of insurance, says
that he will move for the revocation
of the license granted to the New
York Life Insurance company to do
business in that state. The action
will be based upon the discoveries
recontly made before New York's in
Willard Teller, for many years a
distinguished attorney of Denver, and
brother of United States Senator Tel
ler, died at his Denver home on Octo
Prof. Newson C. Dougherty for
more than twenty years superintend
ent of the city schools of Peoria, 111.,
and president of the Peoria National
bank, has been arrested on the charge
of forgery and embezzlement. He is
accused of misappropriating school
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Congressman Dalzell of Pennsyl
vania in a newspaper interview, de
clares that there is no necessity for
tariff revision and that none will be
New York dispatches say that Dis
trict Attorney Jerome, will ask the
grand jury to investigate Insurance
Untted States Senator John BQ
Mitchell of Oregon fa in a Portland;
nospltal suffering from a broken rib:
wis condition la not regarded as seT
United States Senator Burkett, after
a can upon the president, said "Mr;
oosevelt was more than ever de-
Property worth more than one mil
lion dollars was destroyed and five
hundred persons were made homeless
by the fire that swept over a large
portion of Rhinelander, Wis.
Testifying before the New York
insurance committee, President Mc
Call of the New York Life Insurance
company admitted that he obtained
a personal loan of $75,000 at 1 per
cent from the Metropolitan Life In
surance company, although he was a
director of the latter company.
The Municipal Ownership League
of New York, In session October 4,
unanimously nominated William K.
TTpjirnr to be mayor of that city.
JThe, nomination was made for Mr.
Mayor George B. McClellan was,
on October 5, renominated to be may
or of New York by the democratic
city convention. Mr. McClellan is
now Completing his first term of two
years and has been nominated for a
term of four years, the state legisla
ture having recently amended tne
city charter so as to provide for a
four years tenure of ofllce for the
officials of greater New York. Her
man A. Metz of Brooklyn was nomi
nated for comptroller, while Patrick
F. McGowan of Manhattan was nom
inated for president of the board of
aldermen. The platform adopted by
the convention which nominated Mr.
McClellan touches upon municipal
ownership and declares that it has
long been accepted as democratic,
saying: "Public ownership Is no
longer a catchword, but a principle
applied and in operation in this the
greatest of American cities. An in
telligent democratic administration
may be entrusted with the continued
application and the ultimate triumph
on safe lines on the principle of mu
nicipal control of municipalities."
General Jose Miguel Gomez, can
didate of the liberal party for the
presidency of Cuba Is in the United
States, and declares that it is the
duty of this country to interfere in
Cuba under the Piatt amendment. He
says that the Palma administration
The Massachusetts republican con
vention met October 6. Curtis Guild,
Jr., of Boston was named for gover
nor. The platform endorsed the
Boosevelt administration "and de
clared in a mild way for some sort of
The will of the late Mrs. B. D.
Band, mother-in-law of Professor
George D. Herron bequeaths $200,000
to found a school for socialism.
Steel Roofing, $1.50 Per 100 Sq. Ft.
Mew, painted both ildea, moit durable and teoti.imlca!
root covering for lloutea. Harm, atieda, etc. I ralshl Paid
is on roinia aaai or Colorado, excrpt
Oklahoma, Ind. Tcr. and Tm Price
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LOW ONE-WAY RATES
Every day from September 15 to
October 31, 1905, inclusive, the Union
Pacific will sell one-way tickets from
Lincoln, Neb., as follows:
$20.00 to Ogden and Salt Lake City.
$20.00 to Helena and Butte, Montana.
$22.50 to Spokane and Wcnatchee,
$22.50 to Huntington and Nampa,
$25.00 to Portland, Tacoma, and
$25.00 to Vancouver and Victoria.
$25.00 to Ashland and Astoria, Ore
gon, via Portland.
$25.00 to San Francisco, Los Angeles,
and San Diego.
Correspondingly low rates to many
other California, Oregon, Washington,
Montana, Utah, and Idaho points. '
Through Tourist cars run every day
on Union Pacific between Missouri
River and Pacific Coast; double berth
$5.75. For full information call on
E. B. SLOSSON,
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