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RED CLOUD CHIEI
A. C. HOSWEW, Proprlotor.'
MSB CLOUD. . - - NEBRASKA
Judge" Buxce, the centenarian
Democrat, died at Port Huron, Mich.,
on the 8th. He was born in Hartford,
Conn., November 14, 1787.
The Mexican' Government has sent
two bhorthand reporters to Washing
ton to take down the deliberations of
the Pan-American Congress.
The approximate cross earnings of
the Atchison, entire system, for Sep
tember, are $2,647,343. against $2,475,
64 for the same month last year.
John McCluke, next to the last
surviving" juryman who condemned
John Brown to death, died near Sum
mit Point, Va., recently, aged eighty
three. TnE marriage of Edward A. Achorn,
the young lawyer, and Miss Apenes
Zela, the Swedish opera singer, took
place at Trinity Church, Boston, on
The first day's registration of voters
in New York City produced 58,672
names on the list of voters. On the
first day last year the number was
The Chinese blackmail and murder
society, the "League of Heaven and
Earth," has made its appearance in
San Francisco and six victims are said
to be on their list already.
J. K. Talmku. the Mexican train
robber reported shot at Guaymas,
Sonora, Mex., recently, was not exe
cuted, but was respited at the last
moment, after he had attempted sui
cide. The Central American Congress has
so far held threo sessions. The dele
gates are working harmoniously to
ward compiling a. list of articles ap
plicable to the future Republic of
Central America. -
The opening of'the pottery exhibi
tion at Philadelphia, took place on the
8th at Memorial Hall. William Piatt
Pepper delivered an address on Ameri
can art and American workmanship in
the industries represented.
The two Commissioners appointed
by the United States ,'and Venezuela
for the settlement of claims against
the latter country have chosen Hon.
John L. Findlcy. of Baltimore, as the
third Commissioner. Mr. Findley has
accepted the position.
A New Yokk paper says that Tam
many Hall offered to make ex-President
Grovcr Cleveland its candidate
for Conjrress in the Ninth district to
succeed S. S. Cox, but that Mr. Cleve
land declined the honor. The same
paper says that Amos J. Curamings
was slated for the position.
Tun Berliner Tageblatt finds a sig
nificant augury for peace in the recent
action of the Russian military officials
in adopting small bore rifles for the
use of the army. The Tageblatt points
out that the change can not be effected
in less than two or three years and
the project is the best possible proof
which Russia could furnish of her
A day laborer named Dovault found
$20,000 in bank notes while digging in
Lincoln park, near Red Bank, N. J.,
the other day. The notes were issued
by the bank of Concord, X. H., many
years ago. Sixteen engraved plates
were found with them. It is con
jectured that the notes and plates
were buried by a bank robber named
Sherman who once lived in that
vicinity and was drowned twenty-five
The Indiana Supreme Court has de
cided for the defendant in the suit of
the supreme sitting of the Iron Hall
vs. Fritz Steille. The case is of in
terest to insurance companies in that
it is held by the court that wherein an
officer of insurance companies fails to
do his duty the lodge or company can
not take advantage of that neglect. In
the case in question the appellant had
a right, it is decided, to go at once
into court without tho intervention of
the supreme sitting.
Among recent morning callers
on the President were the commit
tee of the National Colored Baptist
Association held at Indianapolis, who
came to present resolutions adopted
by the association asking the Presi
dent to do what he could toward sup
pressing the alleged outrages commit
ted in the South upon the black men.
Tho committee was given a careful
and respectful hearing and upon de
parting expressed themselves satisfied
with the-result of their visit
ATTACH3i'ENTS have been issued in
Paris against the property of nine of
the directors of the Comptoir d'lfe
compte, whteY.i was ruined by the fail
ure of the eop per corner. Six of the
responsible dire ctors of the institution
nre now imprisoned, having been con
victed of violating' the Banking law in
advancing the funds of the bank at
loans upon copper certificates, and sen
tenced to pay to th liquidators of the
bank for the benefit of its creditors
tho sum of 7C0,0tX) ant.1 to stand com
mitted until the amount .is paid. This
means a life sentence to rx'ost of those
convicted, as they were Ihemselves
ruined by the calamity thetr illegal
action brought upon the bank.
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
OlMiMd by TUgrpk and MatL
FKKSOKAI. AXD POUTICAC
The report that Geaeral James R. Chal
mers had resigned the Repablicaa nomi
nation for Governor of Mississippi has
been confirmed by a letter he addressed
to Captain A. T. Wimberly, collector of
internal revenue. New Orleans. Chal
mers complained that the right of free
speech was denied him ia the State and
therefore it was aseless for him to con
tinue the canvass.
Gkhiral Lb Brck, of France, is dead,
Whtxk Charles B. Bishop, who assumed
one of the characters of 'Lord Chnmley"
at the Lyceum Theater, New York; was
changing his coitume the other night he
was suddenly taken ill and died almost
immediately. Mr. Sothera dismissed the
Prof. Joseph E. Noubsc, for many
years connected with the United States
Naval Academy and recently on duty at
the naval observatory in Washington, is
dead, aged seventy years.
Judos Bakeb has refused to release
Woodruff, one of the Cronin suspects, on
habeas corpus proceedings.
Bub-Prefect Vebzot, of Croatia, Aus
tria, has charged Bishop btrassmayer
with diverting several millions of
florins of Church funds to bis own uses.
Governor Beaver, of Pennsylvania,
has appointed a commission to determine
the feasibility of constructing a ship
canal to connect Lake Erie and the Ohio
President Harrison received nearly
fifteen hundred persons at his tri-weekly
reception on the 9th.
James G. Fair has resigned as presi
dent of the Nevada Bank, Ban Francisco.
J. L. Flood was elected to succeed him.
Editor Reed, for many years connected
with the Cincinnati Commercial-Gazette,
died on a steamer October 6 while en route
to Europe for the benefit of his health.
Ihe Czar arrived at Berlin on the night
of the 10th.
Victor Napoleon has expressed him
self hopefully for peace.
Memorial services over the late 8. S.
Cox were held at Cooper Union, New
York, on the night of the 10th. Ex-President
Cleveland presided and after an ap
propriate address introduced Proctor
Knott, who paid an eloquent tribute to the
deceased Congressman. T
A significant incident in the banquet
to the Cr ir at Berlin was his response in
French. His manner was formal and
cold and created au uneasy feeling.
The Pan-American delegates reached
Albauy, N. Y., on the 11th, having finished
their inspection of New England.
The silver question was before the Cab
inet at Washington on the 11th. It is pos
sible that the coinage may be increased to
the maximum amount $1,000,000 a month.
Official returns from Indianapolis
gives Sullivan (Democrat) 1.579 majority
over Coburn (Republican) for mayor.
Swift (Democrat) for city clerk has a
majority over Taff (Republican) of 1,253.
The Board of Aldermen comprises fire
Republicans and five Democrats and the
Council ten Republicans and fifteen Dem
ocrats. News from Bay St. Paul, Quebec, states
that six inches of snow had fallen there.
There was also a slight fall at the River
Apierre, and a fisbinz party just returned
from Great Lake Jacques Cartier, near
the summit crest of the Laurentides, re
ports winter almost set in there.
- While a priest was saying mass at the
altar of the Cathedral at the City of Mex
ico recently he fell upon bis face in a dy
ing condition. Tho Archbishop and others
went to his assistance and physicians
were summoned, but life was already ex
tinct. The Supreme Court of the Chickasaw
Nation has sustained the constitutionality
of An act of the Legislature disqualifying
"squaw" men, or white men with Indian
wives. The latter were much incensed
and threatened to work for the opening of
the Territory and the abolition of the tribal
' The magnificent residence of Mr. Clem
Studebaker, recently erected at South
Bend, Ind.. has been destroyed by fire.
In the case of Kemmler, the Buffalo, N.
Y., wife murderer, the court have held
that death by electricity is constitutional.
A decision of ex-Commissioner Tanner
by which that official doubled all pensions
of $2 per month has been revised by Sec
retary Noble. The act of Tanner in this
matter was one of the causes of his re
moval. The steamer Herman Winter ran into
and sank the lighter, Manbatten in New
York harLor recently. The fifteen men
on the lighter escaped.
At Davis & Lamar's kaoline mine, near
Atkin, S. C, a mass of clay caved in, fall
ing on Thomas Woolly, the superintend
ent, killing him instantly.
The fertilizer factory of G. Ober, Sons
& Co., at Locust Point, near Baltimore,
Md., burned recently. The loss was esti
mated at $200,000.
Advices received at the Marine Hos
pital state that there are several cases of
yellow fever at Key West, Lut that there
is no danger of the disease spreading.
The largest double track drawbridge in
the world, which spans the Thames river
in Connect. cut, was formally opened on
Governor Lee has respited Simon
Walker, colored, of Chesterfield County,
for thirty day 8. He was to have been
hanged for criminally assaulting a white
girl about twelve years of age.
The only saloon iu Lafayette, O., was
wrecked by a mob the other morniug.
Every thing was ruined.
The Methodist Cburch South met in an
nual conference at Murfreesboro, Tenn.,
on the 9th, Bishop Keener presiding.
Kxiohts Templar have elected J. P. S.
Gobin, of Pennsylvania, grand master and
Hugh McCurdy, of Michigan,deputy grand
The Inman steamer City of New York
got stuck in a mud bank in the lower bay
near Sandy Hook on her last trip. The
passengers were taken off by tugs.
A freight train oa the Baltimore Ss
Ohio road, at McKeesport, ran down two
women and a small boy at the Martini
street crossing. The boy, Willie Jones,
was fatally injured.
The "conscience' contributor who cast
a slur on the late Mr. Manning concerning
a payment to the treasurr a few vari
ago has been rebuked. The Treasury
Department, finds that the money has
been properly accounted for.
Commaxder Goodrich, chairman of the
trial board, has telegraphed Secretary
Tracy that the test of the dynamite cruiser
Vesuvius has been successful ia a decree
Among the passengers arriving by the
City of New York was Mrs. George
uouia, wno was quite sick. She had beea
delivered of a tiU.born child daring the
Admiral Jocett reports the cruiser
Dolphin ia admirable condition, "clean
The Woman's Congress adjourned at
Deaver, CoL, on the 10th after the elec
tion of Julia Ward Howe, of Rhode Island,
Johh Bisenberoer, the wife beater, has
received punishment of the lash at the
whipping post in the Baltimore city jalL
The six white sarvivors of the negro
riot oa the island of Navassa, in the West
Indies, arrived at Philadelphia on the
10th. They were rescued by a British
cruiser in response to an appeal from the
American Consul at Kingston, Jamaica,
The heavy demand for steel rails has
caused a sharp advance in prices.
There has been a bulge in the Chicago
wheat pit, No. 2 red passing 85c.
Earl North, a blacksmith, viciously
assaulted two men and a woman on the
West Side at Chicago the other night. He
was overpowered by a mob and was about
to be strung up when the police rescued
Five hundred miners have struck at
Lens Arras in Belgium and are inciting
others to the same course. It is thought
that the strike will be successful.
Interest is again revived in the plans
of the Boulangist element in France by the
report which is current that General Bou
langer has dispatched bis trusted friend
and companion in exile. Count Dillon,
from the Isle of Jersey to Belgium, on a
The trotting match between Belle Ham
lin and Harry Wilkes at New York on the
11th was won by the former in 2:1GX first
heat and 2:19V second heat.
AxrELL won a race atTerre Haute, Ind.,
on the lltb, trotting a mile in 2:11X.
The Knights Templar conclave ended
at Washington on the 11th with a grand
Four members of the family of Patrick
Daily were killed recently by a natural
gas explosion at a village thirteen miles
from Bradford, Pa.
Eighteen men were hurt, one fatally, in
a collision between a miners' train and a
freight near Martin's Ferry, O., on the
Disastrous floods are reported in the
department of Jura, France.
Jcdge Ralley. of Carrollton, O . was
killed recently. He fell from a tree while
Half a million pounds of tobacco have
been ruined about Flemtngsburg, Ky., by
Business failures (Dun's report) for the
even days ended October 10 numbered
214, compared with 206 the week previous
and 227 the corresponding week of last
The twelve-year-old daughter of Mr.
Rydabaugb, living near Carlisle. Pa., was
gored to death by an infuriated bull.
Another child was severely injured.
The president of the Alaska Commercial
Company says that the great increase of
illegal sealing in Alaska has largely de
stroyed the profits of the company, and a
renewal of the lease will not probably be
An electric lineman was instantly killed
by a shock on the corner of Center and
Chambers streets. New York City, the
other day. The force of the current
caused the blood to flow from the body
suspended in midair.
The National conference of miners of
Great Britain have decided in favor of a
working day of eight hours with the al
ternative of a strike after January L
A Welsh rector headed a pnrty of
bailiiTs and an auctioneer in an attempt
to collect tithes recently, but was igno
miniously defeated, although he vigor
ously used a club on his opponents.
The croj report of Ohio shows a more
encouraging state of affairs now that
wheat has been threshed.
James Gross, a student, tells a strange
story of th- murder of another student by
Father Peters in a conveut at Marienfield,
Three bodies were found at Johnstown,
Pa., on the 11th by workmen while mak
ing an opening to a sewer outlet Tho
work of search has been stopped although
the stream is believed to contain many
dead bodies at the bottom.
The Brooklyn Tabernacle (Dr. Tal
mago's) was destroyed by fire on the
morning of the 13th. The loss was $111,000.
Seventeen years ago the old tabernacle
was destroyed in the same manner.
Tns conspiracy to bribe the Cronin
jurymen was found to be widespread.
Six were indicted, a bailiff named Haaks
being one of those implicated.
Ferrets will be used to clean the White
House of vast numbers of rats.
Ihe lumber town at Serpent river,
ninety miles from Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.,
was destroyed by fire recently. Loss,
S3 K), 000. AU the residents were homeless.
The St James Hotel and other build
ings at Rico, CoL, were burned recently.
Three lives were lost.
The Washington Post says that Secre
tary Noble has rendered a decision to the
effect that Senator Manderson's rerating
was illegal and that under this decision
Senator Manderson hat returned the
special certificates given him by Commis
The Ameiican flag was his-ed and the
red emblem cheered by a meeting of An
archists at Chicago on the 13;h.
Clearing house returns for the week
ended October 12 showed an average in
crease of 9.0 compared with the corre
sponding period of last year. In New
York the increase was 12.5.
Money was easy and business active on
the London Stock Exchange during the
week ended October 12. The French and
German bourses were weak. At Havana
sugar was declining.
lur. Philadelphia express loft tho track
near Rahwny, N. J., recently. There was
a terrible crashing for 200 feet; when
the couplings broke. The passengers were
ruucb frigbteued, hut the only persons in
jured were two ladies cut by flying glass.
The boiler at Hughes' planing mill,
Chattanooga, Tenn., exploded the other
day. Charles Bradsbaw, a negro, was
At Rapid Run, on the Pig Four, near
Cincinnati, a collision occurred. Fireman
Ed Morris was killed and Fireman Jake
Whetstein was fatally injured. A brake
man and two tramps were also killed.
Mr. McMillan was killed at Shell
Prairie, near New Orleans, by a steam
boiler explosion. Two negro employes
were also killed.
Br the col lapse of a steam derrick clear
ing away a freight wreck at Lansing,
Mich., three men were crushed to death.
Ehastcs Wiman entertained the Pan
American tourists at Niagara Falls on the
A treasury report shows the circula
tion to be about $2,400,000,000.
Br a collision between the steamships
State of Nebraska and Norwegian off
Glasgow, Scotland, the fcrmer vessel was
badly injured and driven ashore.
Hon. N. W. Nuttiko. Congresissaa.
y xor awwie
resigned because of ill health. Anelec-
tion has been called for November &
NEBRASKA STATE NEWS.
The other day as Miss Lydia Nelsoa a
student at Nebraska Central College at
Central City, was returning from the
steer which had escaped from a herd met j
and attacked her furiously, throwing her
about tan feet in the air. She was very
Two Plattsmouth lads the other day
discovered a mound on the Platte river
bottoms containing heads, bones and
teeth. It is believed to be an Indian
When Rev. and Mrs. Risdall, of Fre
mont, returned from church the other Sun
day they found a young woman tn
the house who was very sick with
diphtheria. Her name was found
to be Christina Hansen, a servant
girl, nineteen years of age. who,
having nowhere on earth to lay her head
and being too ill to longer stand up. went
into the elder's bouse and took possession
of a bed to await results.
The trial of Joseph L. Weber at Fre
mont for forgery, resulted in a verdict of
not guilty. Weber was arretted several
months ago in Arizona for utteriug SIS.OtO
worth of forged notes in 1374. He was
brought back and has been lying in jail
ever since. His trial came oil the other
day on one of the tifteen-year-old indict
ments brought against him. Wetter was
indicted on fifteen counts in 1874. being
convicted on one ami sent to the peniten
tiary, but was pardoned by Governor
Furnas five months after his incarcera
tion. He was pursued by a creditor whom
he owed a few dollars and who vowed to
have tho money or again send him to the
penitentiary, but he has "got left" '
The Rjpublicin State convention runt
at Hastings on the 8tb. Judge Norval
was nominated for the Supreme Court
over Hon. M. B. Reese, the vote s anding,
Norval 515. Reese 2C9. Charles H. Morrill,
of Polk, aud L. J. F. Knight, of Webster,
were nominated for Regents of the State
University. The resolutions congratu
lates the new States upon their advent
into the Union under a Republican ad
ministration; commends the policy of the
National Administration n ellorts to se
cure closer relations with neighboring
nations; commends tho action of Con
gress in its efforts to redeem arid lands;
also for passing tho Disutility Pension
bill; condemns any theory of States'
rights which prevents tho Government
from protecting all its citizens in the en
joyment of thp'ir rights, aud favoring Chi
cago for the World's Fair.
THE Democrats of the Second Congres
sional district have nominated C I, Cas
per, of Butler County, to liil tho vacancy
occasioned by the death of Congressman
The agricultural implement house of
Churchill Parker, at Oniah-i, was recently
destroyed by lire. Tho loss was $20,000;
covered by insurance.
William Brandes, an employe at
Platz's brewery, near Schnyler. commit
ted su cido the other day by blo.ving tun
top of his head off with a shotgun. Un
requited lovo was thought to have been
John Hickey. an Ohiowa ycunc man
who sic it the saasoii with Cole's circus,
started for home several weeks ago from
Toptkn. Kan., with four spans of horse
and $400 in cash. Since then all traco of
him has been lost mid fears are enter
tained that ho has been foully dealt with.
Tns other day about noon Mrs. Huttlo
Ubel, a grass widow of frty, made an at
tempt to kill R. M. Patterson, a young
Omaha real estate ag-nt, by shooting him.
She went to his edict) on tho second floor
of tho National Hank building nod
knocked. When Patterson opened tho .
door Mrs. Uhei screamed: "If I've got to j
go to the penitentiary I'll put an end to j
you." At the same tinr she drew a revol- j
ver and fired. Tho uine'y slamming of
the door by Patterson saved his life. The
woman had previously had Patterson iir-
rested upon a serious chaig hut he was ,
released and then be bad her arrested for .
pet jury and the trial was soon to come j
off. Her friends claim that ajie is insane. I
An Omaha woman recently asked for i
support without a decree of divorce. The
defendant demurred on the ground that
no alimony could be allow o J unless a di
vorce bo granted, and the Supreme Court
decided that alimony does not depend on
a divorce, and that defendant must sup
port bis wife.
The other day Private Edson J. Stevens,
company K, kigbtb infantry, was acci
dentally shot while out hunting with
General Crook's party near Fort Robinson.
He was thirty-eight years old and serving
a fourth term of enlistment His death
was caused by one of the party snapping
a supposed unloaded gun at him. The
bullet entered his forehead, killing him
The store occupied by Joseph Klova
toky and several other firms at Crete was
recently destroyed by fire. Loss. $10,000;
Charles Lee, of Harbino. Jefferson
County, is in jail because he stabbed Jo
seph Wiiilhaber, tho postmaster, with a
table fork. Lee, who was a tenant of
Wildbaber, was about to be ejected when
ho made the assault.
Bertie Robkktsov, an oighteen-year-old
resident ot Uiolland, Kan., has been
held in $10,000 bonds nt Heaver City for
borrowing a horse from a man near Ox- '
ford and thon trading it oft. I
The residence of K. G. Allen, near Mil- j
lard, was lately destroyed by lire, with its J
contents, too llamo-: originating from a
The receipts of the Furnas County fair
were $759.50, which will put tho associa
tion on its feet.
Daniel Umreriiacer, of Syracuse, has
a deed from the Indians
tract of land near uermantown. 1'a., and
dated 1C7, 202 years ago, or just four
years after the first settlement of German
town, recently celebrated by the Germans.
It is signed with emblem representing
the names of the Indian chiofs, an eagle,
a tomahawk, an arrow, eta
Armed parties are searching for a
mountain lion in Red Willow County.
One man on horseback was attacked by
the monster, but made bis escape.
Between twenty-five and thirty thou
sand bushels of flax seed have been
shipped from Papillion this falL
The Governor has issued the following
proclamation: 'Being convinced that the
danger of Texas fever from tho Kansas
City stock yards does not exist the orders
heretofore issued' establishing a quaran
tine against the Kansas City stock yards
are hereby revoked and the quarantine is
Clara Vane, a woman of ill repute,
suicided at Beatrice the other day by tak
The President has appointed Alfred
Lundvall receiver of the iand-offlce at
The little daughter of William Loy,
living near Chambers, recently caught ber
nana in a sorgaum milt, crusning it so
badly that amputation was necessary.
, LIKE A TINDER BOX
Burning of Dr. Talmage's Brooklyn
The Firemen Work ta Save Adjolatag
rroperty Dr. Tlac Issue
ca Appeal For a New
New York. Oct 14. The famons Brook'
Ivn Tabernacle, of which Rev. T. DeWitt
Talmage, D. D.. is pastor, was yesterday
for the second time in its Llitory to
tally destroyed by fire.
At 2:1.-1 o'clock in the morning a police
man discovered flames issuing from the
email windows over the main entrance
and rushing to tho nearest signal box sent
in an alarm. The firemen found the fire
had assumed large proportions and addl
tional alarms were sent in. It becani
evident that the edifice was doomed to
destruction as it burned like a tinder box'
and the firemen despairing of saving it
directed their efforts toward saving ud-
Many of the inmates of the neighboring
residences were nlreadv awnke. Tiit
three storj frame structure. iZS Schermer
horn street, adjoining the church on the
east ride, followed. On the west of the
church tho Hemes extended to two brie!:
dwel ings and on the opposite side of
Scbermcrhom street a row of thre-story
brick dwellings numb-red 3CS to ZiS, suf
fered from intense heat, window glas be
ing broken and woodwork scorcheiL
The residents of tho neighborhood
awakened cither by the roar of the flames
or by the pounding of the police upon
their doors, became frightened and
rushed out half dressed or in their night
clothes and the police had great difficulty
in assuring them thai they were in no
danger. Fortunately there v as no loss of
life or limb. The p dice carried out one
lady eighty years of age from S'S! Scher
merborn street and placed her m a houso
at a safe distance. All the other inmates
were able to care for themselves.
While the firemen and police worked
for the salvation of property the doomed
church building was rapidly being con
sumed, and in an hour's timo only the
tottering walls remained. No church
j services were held ye-terday, but a notice
at the corner of Third and Schormerhorn
streets announced Sunday school in the
hall of tho Young Men's Christian Asso
ciation, where about COO teachers and
scholars assembled in the afternoon.
The origin of the fire is unknown. The
loss on the church building including the
organ, which was one of tho finest in the
country, is JjluO.OOO. It is said to be cov
ered by insurance in a number of compa
nies. The building was of fourteenth
century Gothic architecture. It had a
seating capacity of 2.800 and was always
fully taxed at the Sunday services.
Tiio previous structure, which was built
of conugated iron, was destroyed bv tire
on Sunday morning, December 21, IfeTi
It was at first said the flames originated
in a defective flue, the statement being
made that tire had been started in the fur
nace Saturday nieht to heat the
building for yesterday morning's ser
vices. The sexton, however, denies
thore was any fire in the build
ing all day Saturday and it is now
thought that during a thunderstorm ir
the night lightning charged the wires and
caused some of the woodwork of tho in
terior to ignite.
At a nieetiug of the trustee of the
church Fire Marshal L-jwis. who was
present, stated bis belief that the fire was
caused by the electric light wires. The
trustees recalled the fact that the tusur
anco companies had settled their policies
immediately in the case of tho burning of
the Catholic Cathedral last spring and
expressed tho hope that similar prompt
ness would be shown in this case. The
insurance amounts to$129.4V) in Ameri
can and English companies. The liuild
ingcot 5118.000, the organ $20.t, furni
ture ij-G.OOO. improvements :JS7.G00. orua
mntation $10,000 and carpets $2,000.
Dr. Talmuge has is ued an address to
the public appealing for aid. He says the
ci urch has n ver confirmed its work to its
own locality. It has invar been large
enough to accommodate all who came and
i continues: "It is now d'sired to build
I sorro bing worthv of interest and of the
I cause of GjcL We want $H)O,O0O, which
added to the in-uranc3 will I uild what is
j need id. I make an appeal to all car
friends throughout Christend m, to all
denonrnations, to all creeds and those of
no creed at all. to come to our assistance.
I ask all readers of my sermons the world
over, to conlribut?. What we do as a
church depends upon the immediate re-
I spouse to this call."
I Dr. Talmage adds that he will postpone
his trip to the Holy Land on account of
j The trustees adopted resolutions to
! erect a sufficiently commodious stiucture,
its size, locality and style to depend upon
j the amount of contributions received.
Services will bo hereafter in the Brook
lyn Academy of Music, though a letter
was received from Dr. Abbott offering
Plymouth Church for Sunday evening
John Hull Wants to Lunch OIT tho Mauv
rliusrtlx Um Companies.
Boston. Oct. 13 The Commercial Bul
letin says that representatives from vari
ous local gas companies are having con
ferences with representatives of the Con-
i solidated Gas Company and the Imperial
Gas Company, both of London, with a
view to au investment of English capital
to his great- j in the American plant. The local com
conveying a : panics in quetion are those out.ido the
i Uiy btate Company's control, namely:
The Brooklyn, Charleston, Ches-n, tast
Boston, Jamaica, Maiden and Melrose,
Newton and Watertown and Wnlthatu.
The Lynn Company is also understood to
be under consideration. Tho aggregate
amount nsked tor the company i stated
at $:t..100 000. The Bay State is also trying
to secure these properties. The English
representatives have also ex i mined gas
properties in the West which they could
buy on a basis yielding 10 per cent while
the Boston companies at the valuation
given would yield 5 per cent
SonVrinc Iu Dakota.
St. Paul, Minn., Oct 1!! Owing to the
extreme drought there was a failure of
crops in Ramst-y County. Dakota, und in
consequence over one hundred families
are reported to be without any
means of subsistence during the com
ing winter. Mr. N. Kellner, presi
dent, and Mrs. C N. Pickering, secre
tary or the Ramsey County relief
committee, have arrived in St. Paul to
personally urge the came of the sufferers.
D -zens of men. women and children are
without shoes and stockings, and many
of the little ones have no other covering
than an ordinary gunny sack, with bolos
cut for the head and arms. Cslief Is
1 urgently needed. '
The Flelfta In Which the Ministers Will
Labor the Comme War.
At the recent Methodist cocf jrenco held
at York the following assignment of min
isters was made:
W. R. Jones. 1'restding Elder.
Alexandria. W. Wlllanl (supply).
Ayr. John M. CorrelL
Ulue Hill. Leamler Morrison.
Carlton. K. J. liirU.
C esicr. It M. Hantaan.
Clay Center. David Fet.
Cowlcs. John l MeVev.
Davenport. K. UVlls.
Doniphan. J. A- Chapin.
KtlKar. V. It. Alexander.
Falrtleld. C. K. Kovve.
Guide Rock, C. 11. I..-nfet
Hardy, G. G. Morrison.
Harvard, G. Jt. Jones.
Hastings L. F Hritt.
Hebron. A. A. K.imlalt.
Inarale, A. L. FoUlen.
Juniata. Hiram CurtU.
Lawrence. E. L. Wolff.
Kenehav, to be suppl.cd.
Xelson. J. W. Koyse.
Phillips and Hrantlcld. Francis Teal.
Red Cloud. 11 J. Kami ill.
Reynold, and ilubbel!, G. L. Uurbaa'.:, f-n-
Superior. II. A. Ewell.
Sutton. V.'. J. Burger.
S. D Robert. Ire-idi!ig Kld-r.
Adams, M C. Smith.
Beatrice, Centenary Church. J. W. Stsarf ;
West Beatrice, J. 51. Darby; Beatrice circui:.
to be supplied.
Blue Springs. X. II. Davis.
Crete. W. II. Vance.
DeWltr, G. S Jfiner.
Diller. to be supplied.
Dorchester. Charles 51. Shepherd.
Ellison, to be supp'ieil.
Exeter, T. 11. Worley.
Fairbury, J. It Woodcock.
Fairbury circuit. L. T. Hawkins (supply)-
Fairmont, IC C. Adams.
Filley, S. Goldsmith (supply).
Fnend. J. A. Barker.
Geneva. G. H. 5Ionltoiu
Gratton, C S. Kathan.
Holmesville. A. J. Calvert
Liberty. J. II. Beery.
Odell. U. S. Villars.
Steele City, to be supplied.
Strang. William Fierce.
Tobia. J. W. Lewis (supply).
Western. 11. 51. Laney.
Wilber, W. J. I'ltihford.
Wymore, G. W. Abbott.
W. G. 51iller, Presiding Elder.
Ashland. F. A. Campbell.
Bennett, Clay Cox.
Cedar Bluffs, John Branston.
Cheney. Frederick A. Stuff.
Davy, George O. Ferguson.
Eagle, W. 1L Turrell (supply).
Elmwood, Charles II. Gilmore.
Emerald. Wilson J Marsh.
Greenwood. L. T. Guild.
Ithaca. Latham Ins'hnni.
Lincoln, Asbury. E. W. Baughman (supply) ;
B- thel, C. L. 5Iyers (supply) : Emanuel. F. VV.
itrass (supply); Grace. J. S. W. Djati: St.
Paul. F. S. Stein. Trinity. II. T. Davis; Uni
versity Place. D. L. Thomas.
Louisville,.John W. Miller.
5lanlcy. W. K. Williams.
3Iead, D. T. Black (supply).
It Pleasant. D. C. Phillips.
Palmyra. L. G. Parker.
Plattsmouth. J. D. 51. Buskncr
Raymond. F- 51. Estabrook.
Roca. George Shuman.
Sharon, E. B. Crippen.
Valparaiso, C. II. Dalrympto.
Wahoo.T. A. Hull.
Waveily. L. C. Lemon.
Weeping Water, C 51. Haddaway.
C. F. Crctehton, chancellor Wesleyan Uni
versity. I. L Love, professor Weslevan Univer-dty.
W. T. Cline. professor Wesleyan University.
C. 51. Kllingwood. professor Weslejan Uni
versity. II. Bmch, financial agent university.
G. S. Dans, editor Nebraska .MethodlsL . j
NEUItASKA CITY IlISTIUCr. '
G. A. Smith. Presiding Elder.
Auburn, Arthur II. Whitney.
Brock. J. A. Nichols.
Hrownvtlle. J. C. H. Hobhs.
Crab Orchard. Peter Van Fleet
Du Bois. J. 51. Richmond.
Elk Creek. John W.Swan.
Falls City, G. W. Haley.
Nebraska City. Asa Sluth.
Pawnee City. Richard Pearson.
Peru. J H. Presson.
Ktilo, C L. Smith.
Salem. George C. Hicks (supply).
Shuliert, J. G Walker (supuly).
Stella and Howe. D. II. Lake (supply).
Sterling, James William.
Syracuse. George 51. Gates.
Tabic Rock. J. F. Kemper.
Talmage, Edward Hawes.
Tecumseh. John Gallagher.
Union, James G. Day.
A. a Ca'klns, presiding Elder.
Arborvillc E. W. McMillan.
Aurora, A. C. Crosthwaite.
Beaver Crossing. Enocti Holland.
Hellwood. J. K. 51axtlcld.
Hradsbaw, W. II. Prescott.
Urainard. J. It TretL
David City, (5. 51 Couffer.
Garrison. Lewis F. Smith.
Germantown. J. W. WarfleliL
Gresham. To be supplied.
Hampton. E L. Wells.
Lin wood, 5Ioss Anderson (supply).
5Iarquctte. C L. Hamilton (supply).
5IcCool. George L. Hosford.
5IilfYrd. D. T. Wilson
Osceola. P. C. Johnson.
Rising City. G. II. When.
Seward, J. W. Seabrook.
Shlby. William Corv.'ey.
Stockholm. G S. Abern (supply).
Stromsberg. G A. Hobson.
Ttiayer. David 51. Buckner.
Ulysses. David 51. 5Iorey.
TItica. II. C- H.irman.
York, T. B. Helton.
Waco, To be supplied.
Communion Wine Poisoned.
Oneipa, N. Y.. OcL 11. Rev. Father
James Kedev celebrated mass in the rinic
nnd partook of r.bjut two teaspoontuls of
the wine when he was at once sizod with
great pain and a burning sensation of th
stomach which ho regarded as symptoms
of poisoning. Ho quickly retired from
the nitnr and making known the situation
at a drug store took an antidote, but ho
was deathly sick when conveyed to his
home. One of the parishioners went to
Syracuse to have tho wine in the bottle
analyzed. Several tests were made, each
disclosing the presence of arsenic in large
quantities. The theory is that some on
entrd the rink, by means of a false key
Sunday and put the deadly drug in the
small bottle of nine left there, as arsenic
was found scattered on the taLIe on the
A Weighty Response.
Wichita, Kan., Oct 1L Harry HilL of
"Wild West" fame, pounced upon Georze
Morgan, a horseman, yesterday as a re
sult of a dispute over a business matter,
when Morgan hit Hill on the side of t be
head with a weight The injury is thought
to be very serious and Hill's physician
says his recovery is donbtiul.
Randall Ifopelea Condition.
Washington, Oct. 1L Spuei J. Ran
dall's days on earth are nu" iered. Word
has been received here by a warm person
al and political friend of the distinguished
statesman that he was hopelessly ill and
that his doab may ba expected at any
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