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THE RED CLOUD CHIEF, RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 1894.
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iiEN. KELLY'S ARMY.
PEACE SOLDIERS WET TO THE
IN A QUENCHING RAIN.
Governor Jiicksnu Criticised For Calling
Out tho Iowa Mllltln Uoernnr's Side of
the Story Second llrlundo Coming From
tlio West Hutte Contingent Organized.
MANY THOUGHTTO HAVE PERISHED.
Dentil I.lt of tlio HtifTnlo Glncosa Works
Flro May Hit tartce.
Duri'Ai), April 14. Tho full extent of
llto ls by tho burning of tho American
Qlttcoso works is Btlll uncertain. Aliout
50 men wcio nt work in tho building
when tho fito broko out, but how ninny
.racapod nnil who nmong thorn jicrlshed
cannot yet bo determined. Sio, to
void dentil in the burning Inffdlng,
Old 'cnl)C( IX,,n lM0 windows, only to lo
whnt noitlpr militia uu"l u u ,""'" "? r " "'"
Bcnttored K iley's Cftnn' on'v to Imbedded Into tho mud.
- . r.. Turn itmn tvlin 4nntmA ft-nm llin Imrn
, ...v,.., ,..u j.au.rv a.v... ;..-
Ing building into tho canal, wcro but
lightly hurt. Tho following arc missing:
t Council Bi.UFrs, In., Aprils.
nor cotirta could
nrmy. uaro uougus auoruju out nt
tlo sholter from n Missouri vnlluy rain
Btorm, nnd tho nnny now knows just
how much water enn como from n cloud
when it nil conies nt once. During tho
cntiro day Tuesday tho mon clung to
their cainp in tho timber nenr Park's
mill, waiting llko Micnwber for some
thing to turn up. Rations were npt to
bo curtailed in n fow hours, for tho un
certainty of dolay suggested tho certain
ty of hunger. And then tho rain enmo.
It fell in torrents for a fow moments and
Boon scattered tho men in search of
Shelter Wt Eitremety Source.
Tho militia occupied tho only build
ings in tho vicinity and would not allow
n Kollyito to enter. As a result tho en
tire command was soon drenched. Tho
shower ended, tho Bim camo out wnrm
and bright nnd tho nrmy gathered again,
mud besmeared and bedraggled, and
something of a feeling of desperation de
veloped. General Kelly was in Omnhn,
whoro ho hnd been all day, and his re
turn to camp at nightfall was anxiously
awaited by tho men. When Kelly went
back to camp ho took with him f 100 in
cash and threo wngona loaded wtth pro
visions, subscribed by tho citizens of
Shortly after Kelly's return to camp
rain begnn to fall steadily, and it looked
like tho shower would continue all
night. This rendered tho situation of
tho men almost intolerable.
Four loads of hay furnished by sym
Dathctio farmers wero spread on tho
rain soaked sod, and hero tho men rested,
Hall camo with tho rain and tho misory
of bruises was added to tho suffering of
soaking. Colonel Mount of Sheunudoah
says ho is acting under orders of Gover
nor Jackson and will havo his men shoot
down any Kellyito who attempts to tres
pass on railroad property.
Governor Jackson Criticised.
Quito a sentiment has been developed
in Council Bluffs against Governor Jack
son for his action in calling out the mi
litia. Tho citizens angrily protest that
thoy havo boon put to unnecessary ex
pense. So far thero has been no clash
between tho authorities and Kelly's men
and nono is expected. Papors wcro pre
pared for on application for an order to
restrain tho governor and tho militia
from further interfering with tho nrmy.
Tho papors wcro not filed, however, as
tho expediency of such a movo was
Governor' Hide of the Story.
In an interview Governor Jackson do
nied that tho troops wero called out on
his motion. Uo said tho request camo
f- '!! 0,'erlff Hazcn of Pottawattomto
i. Imv, who said ho would noed tho mi
litia to maintain order during tho stay of
tho army in his county. Governor Jack
son says ho was not requested by tho
railroad companies to protect thoir prop
erty. Second negliucut Moving Eastward.
San Fkancisco, April 18. Tho second
regiment of tho industrial nnny stnrtcd
cost Tuesday night in U0 Southern Pacific
box cars for Mojavo, whoro thoy aro
turned over to tho Atlantic nnd Pacific.
The total cost of transportation per car
is $100. Tho army is largely mado up of
mechanics' and caro had been taken in
solectlng tho quota of Sr0, thopolico
taking pains that tho vicious and pro
fessionally unemployed elomont is elimi
nated as far as passible. Tho city pays
tho expenses to the east upon representa
tions that tho men woro attracted hither
by falso hopes of obtaining work and
havo no means of returning homo.
Packed Into a Itefrlgcrator Car.
Cheyenne, April 1&. A detachment
of tho Kelly industrial army, numbering
80 men, undor Captain Gorman, reached
hero from tho west enrouto to Washing
ton. Tho mon woro packod into a rofrig
orator car and wero badly cramped for
room. Thoy woro fed at Red Buttos.
Two hundred moro aro enrouto between
Evanston and Choyenno.
Itutto Contingent Organized.
Buttk, Mon., April 18. Tho Butte
contingent, 500 strong, of tho common
weal nrmy, which styles itself tho Mon
tana commune, did not start for Wash
ington as per arrangements, Marshal
Hogan concluding to wait for tho Coeur
d'Alcno, which numbers 400. Tho com
mune will travel via tho Union Pacific.
COMPLETE" VICTORY FOR WAITE.
TOLI) IN A FEW WORDS 'rm of firemen killed intho Hunter XKWR OF NEBRASKA, fe
EVENTS OCCURRING IN ALL SECTIONS
The Mnnj Huppi-iilng of Soven Day Re
duced Front Columns to Mnes Krery
thing hut Facts F.llmliMited For Our
OLD WAGES ORDERED RESTORED.
ludge Dundy Declare! That Judge Cold
well Misstated Facts.
Omaha, April 14. Judgo Dundy has
ordered tho wages of Union Pacific em
ployes restored to tho old rate This ap
plies to all tho employes of tho Union
Pacific whoso salaries wcro cut last Sep
tember. Tho order directs tho receivers
torestoro tho old wago schedule "so far
as it relates to tho mon represented by
tho petitioners and others similarly situ
ated; and in cases where tho men roceivo
less than 00 per month, tho increased
pay shall commence on March 1 last,
and in all cases where the men recolve
fOO per month or over tho increase pay
shall commenco on tho first of tho pres
ent month." Tho opinion rendered in
connection with tho order is a very ox
tonslvo one, covering tho entire history
of tho wage troubles on the Union Paci
fic road and tho hearing before Judgo
Caldwell. Judgo Dundy declares that
Judge Caldwell in his famous order mis-
stated facts and took malicious ploasuro
in passing strictures fnx him.
MADELINE WINS HER SUIT.
Awarded Fifteen Thousand Dollar! Dam
ages From Congressman Breckinridge.
Washington, April 10. Foreman
Charles R. Colo of tho civil court jury
at 4:45 o'clock Saturday afternoon an
nounced a verdict for the plaintiff, Made
line Pollard, for- $15,000 damages from
Congressman W. C. P. Breckinridge for
breaking his contract to mary her, thus
ending tho long and exciting Brcckin-ridgo-Pollard
breach of promise trial.
Sensations had fairly crowded into tho
last day of tho trial, there having been
onio of tho most dramatic scenes which
ever stirred tho dingy littlo court room,
reeking as it was with tho memories of
celebrated cases. There was an approach
to a personal collision between Judgo
Wilson and Attorney Charles Stoll dur
ing tho magnificent closing argument of
tho Washington lawyer, followed by
talk of a duel, nnd Judgo Bradley in his
charge to tho jury scored Colonel Phil
Thompson as a lawyer is seldom spoken
of in court.
PEIXOTO WILL LIQUIDATE.
Court Issue tho Writ Dusting
the Old Hoard.
DENVr.it, April 17. Tho supremo court
lias issued tho writ of oustor in the
tiro and pollco lxmrd controversy and
ordered tho old Itoard to turn over the
otlliTS, This is n complete victory for
Noithcrn l'artllo Strike Situation.
St. Paul, April If. Tho end of tho
fourth day binco tho American Rnilway
union declared u striko on tho Great
Northern Hum finds tho striko extended
over all tho lines of tho company, except
it short distanco from this city, and of
tho -1,40:1 miles of tho system not to ex
ceed 200 miles are in operation. Tills
has been accomplished thus far without
anything threatening bloodshed nnd tho
men say there is no dnngcr of any
trouble. Thoy nro determined, however,
and will nllow no trains to bo mado up
or to bj moved.
dike Striken Demoralized.
Uniontown, Pa., April 14. Tho strik
ers nro demoralized by tho dtsapieiiranco
of Barret, president of tho organization.
Ilase Hull nt St. Joseph.
St. Josei'H, April 10. An exhibition
gim'm of base ball resulted; Sioux City,
7 St. Joseph, 0,
Will Fay Uruguay All Fassage Money and
Buenos Ayiiks, April 17. Advices
havo reached hero from Montevideo to
tho effect that President Peixoto of Bra
zil has informed tho Uruguayan govern
ment that his government is prepared to
pay tho "quarantine expenses nnd passago
money of all Brazilians who quitted
their country in consequence of tho in
jurrection nnd who nro now desirous of
returning to their homes. It is added
that a general amnesty will bo granted
all insurgents, with tho exception of the
leaders of the rebellion.
Fivo of tho wnrehips that belonged to
tho Brazilian insurgont fleet, commanded
by Admiral do Mcllo, arrived off this
port Monday night. It is supposed they
camo direct from Kto urando do Sul
after Admiral do Mcllo found ho could
not capture that city. Tho vessels aro
tho Republica, Meteoro, Iris, Urano and
FOUCHT HER LIKE A BEAST.
An Italian Mites an Omaha Woman Seven
Omaha, April 18. Russo Frank, an
Italian, went to tho house of J. West, at
,723 North Fourteenth street, and ns
laulted Mrs. West. Ho had roomed
there and had been put out for mnking
Indecent proposals to Mrs. West. When
ho sought an outrago sho resisted, so that
ho could not accomplish his purpose. As
a result he fought hor like a beast. Ho
bit ono largo mouthful out of hor cheek,
then seized hor loft arm in his mouth
and tore it as n dog would. Ho bit hor
u both thigtis, tearing out largo pieces
of ilesh and then, jumping with both
feet in hor face, throw a lighted lamp nt
her. Mrs. West's bcrenms brought as
sistance just as tho lamp exploded.
Frank was locked up. Mrs. West's in
juries nro dangerous, Sho was bitten 17
LATEST MARKET8 BY TELEGRAPH.
Chleugo Grain and Provision.
Ciiicaoo, April 17. Wheat after a weak
start beciimu strong and held Uriu until tho
i-nd of tho session, closing weak and tired with
May unchanged and July iio lower than yes
terday. Kansas rains llttured In tlio opening
weakness, crop damage In California causing
tho Interval of llrima-Hs and uouiu awing at the
llulbli caused the weary closing. Corn was
Unit, cloning Jtfo to o higher and oats gained
(. Provisions were weak, losing yesterday's
WHKAT-Kasy. Cash, (Wo; May, 80
no; July, K.'o; September, BIMo,
COKN-r'Irmcr. Cash. OOo; May, 09ci
July, tojfici September, 41Uc
1'OltlC-I.owcr. May, UX.tC'K; July, $13.42),-
I.AHD-Iiwer. May, 7.82K; July. I7.7J.
Mlltf-Lower. May, 0.60; July, fO.tSK.
fiouth Omaha Live Stock.
South Omaha, April U.-OATTLE-Ho-
relpts, n,Aothead; WW to 1500 lbs., ?1.75HI.:VJ;
mum mi IN., i..va:i.75; (km to niw lbs.,
UAttWI.fV); rliulio cons, '-.'. HWI.-'tt; common
Iuhh, fl,TSS'.'.W; good feeders, fl.UW.74;
loinmon feeders, J'.T.VyJJ.UJ. Market lOu to
II(Kl.S-ltccelita,8,5icJl,e(Ml; light, $3. Witt
1.25; mixed, M.SOaa.r.'; heavy, fJ.20a4.27X.
Market blcady, closed lower.
SilEKl'-Uecelpts, 1,000 head; muttons, 3.W
Gl.tW; lambs, f t.WOS.iU. Market stronger.
Thursday, April 11,
Rx-ConKrcHHinnn Ferris died at Glen
Falls, N. V.
The Aspen N'ntlonnl bank of Anpou,
Colo., has koih! into lliiuldntlnu.
Tlio Wisconsin State I.nbcl Clgnrmak
crs' league is in nnuunt convention nt
Fanner Uriah Srnnlnn wns flogged by
while eapHiu-nr lloiirlmn, Intl., because
he hnd tll-t rented lilt wife.
John l.itnlinck of Dyersville, la., nnd
Miss Clara Ziuunerinnu of Guttvnburg,
la., were married.
The city of Henderson, Ky., lias sued
the Henderson Hridgo company for (CO,
000 hack taxes.
Willie Kite shot a innllnrd duck nenr
Dallas, UN., mid found a gold ring in lis
The Hov. Hayden Ttnyburn and Mrs.
Hayburn celebrated the (Kith wedding an
niversary yesterday at Kokonin, Ind.
Jack Mellows was held to await the ac
tion of the grand jury on the charge of
murder at rort Dodge, In. He was al
lowed ball in $15,000, n practically prohi
Kansas Populists havo decided to make
the freight rate Uestlon the issue in the
A bill giving women the right to vote
In school elections was passed by the
Ohio senate by a'voto of 20 to 0.
Tho Populists of Klckinson county,
Knnsns, wilt uso the Swiss referendum
method in nominating county ofllccrs.
Hon. W. Ogden will be tho successor
of Hon, X, W. Mlnuchardln congress from
the Fourth district of Ixniistana.
After a 10 days' trial tho jury In the
case of Martin Kenvln, charged with tho
murder of Frank-Wnrr, returned a ver
dict of manslaughter at Dubupue, la.
Mrlgndler (jeneral Andrew Welch has
ordered his full fctnIT of officers nnd five
csmpanies of tho Third regiment, Illinois
National guards, to report in Rock ford
during the coming G. A. It. encampment
Mny in, 10 and 17, and take part in the
A. K. Pike, a prominent Mason of Xew
Hampton, In., and a Imember of tho lint
Knights Templar comtnandery organized
In the United States, died Wednesday.
The Canadian government has decided
not to ask parliament to grant a subsidy
of fn00,0ti0 a year to establish n steamship
line between France and Canada.
News has been received in San Fran
cisco that tho Mrltish ship Capo City was
wrecked in tho China sea nnd half its
crew drowned, including Captain T. A.
Friday, April IS.
Thelndlrtun gerrymander suit was tnken
under advisement by Judge lirown of In
dianapolis. Frank Iench, 24 years old and newly
married, was killed at Nllcs, Mich,, -by a
Ignatius Donnelly and Walter Sims,
tho A. P. A. lecturer, held a joint debate
Delia Latham, alias Carey, was killed
with an ax by somo unknown person nt
The Republican state convention of
North Dakota has been called to meet in
Grand Forks July II.
Charles Mines awoke at Sheridan, Ind.,
to find his wife dead nt his side, heart
failure being tho cause.
The primary convocatlonjif the Episco
pal archdeacons of tho uorni and midwest
assembled at Kansas City.
John Clark, of tho well knowu thread
manufacturing firm of Paisley, Scotland,
Is dead. He was 117 years old.
Mamie Stroup, aged 13, of Des Moines,
died from a criminal operation. A negro
and her mother aro under arrest.
Delegates from tho Michigan colored
Masonic grand ludge havo selected a site
near Monroe for a Masonic home.
The examination of Frank nnd Patrick
O'Xcil for the murder of Timothy Dillon
has been fixed at Manitowoc, AVis., for
Tho wool growers of central Wyoming
met at Casper, Wy., and organized n
Wool Growers' association, with Luther
C. Morrison president and W. F. Dunn
The sight of Olllc Roberts of Sednlla.
Mo., nged 12, was ruined by tho explosion
of a cigarette loaded with powder by an
Colonel Wntterson in Tho Courier-Journal
makes angry protest ngainst the
speech of Phil Thompson in the Urecklu
A circular is nut announcing tho ap
pointment of William Hogg as commer
cial agent of tho Missouri Pacific at
Students of tho Northwestern univer
sity, Kvnuston, Ills., had a disgraceful
slugging match in whloh several profes
sors got hurt.
Saturday, April 14.
The Texas Y. M. C. A. is in session at
Kx-Senntor Sam C. Major dlod suddenly
nt Fayette, Mo.
Dr. William O. Hammond, dean of the
St. Louis law school, is dead.
Musincss men of Milwaukee have won a
fight with the Wisconsin Telephone com
pany over an obnoxious rule.
William Much, u manufacturer of La
Porte, Ind,, was killed by a train while
crossing the Lako Shore tracks.
Long distanco telephonic communica
tion between Washington and the Chicago
postofllco has been established.
Newell M. Parsons of Saginaw, Mich.,
tins been arrested on n churge of stealing
103,000 worth of railroad lionds.
Charles Herschfeld has been arrested at
L'larksville, His., for n brutal and prob
ably fatal assault upon his wife,
Charles Gustafsnn, an employe nt Grace
land cemetery, Chicago, dug n grave nnd
fell dead In it from a stroke of apoplexy.
Near Vandalla, Ills., Henry Drake shot
and fatally injured bis brother-in-law,
who was harboring Drake's wife and
Father Phalau, editor of the Western
Churchman of St. Imls, has mado pub
lie apology for his criticisms of Arch
The Missouri, Kansas nnd Texas Is
about to begin n line from Green Ridge
In Hnlden. Mo., which will give It a St.
j.ouis-Knnsas City lino.
Governor Peck has written a letter to
the chief of tho Milwaukee fire depart
rueut offering histervlcM in aid ottua
Forty of the leading ladles and gentle
men of Platte City, Mo., havo been in
dicted by tho grand jury for Indulging In
George Taylor, nt St. Joseph, Mo,, re
fused to plead not guilty to attempt to
kill when urged by the court to no so nnu
was sent to the penitentiary for twoyenrs.
John .1. Ingnlls ami others havo been
charged with fraud In connection with
certain debenture Imnds Issued by tho
now defunct Kansas Trust nnd Hanking
Monday, April 10.
Abner Wood, n farmer of Grluucll, In.,
fell dead from heart disease.
A Mrs. Campbell was burned to death
In her home nenr Charleston, Mo.
Dennis McCarthy wasarrested at Cham
berlain, S. D., for a robliery nt Cherokee,
Metween 6,000 nnd 0,000 coal miners in
the district about Hirmlngtmm, Ala.,
John Duddleson and George Mart,
were severely Injured nt Portland, Ind.,
by tho explosion of n gas well,
Tho West Mud Idtud company of Nash
vlllo made an assignment. Liabilities,
1160,000; assets valued nt f 100,000.
Gladstone's sight has grown so dim he
Is unable to recognl.e friends. Complete
collapse of the ex-preinler is predicted.
Karl Kimberley proposes to offer amend
ments to the Mrltish Merlng sen bill to
meet objections to It raised in America.
John Klelufeldt was killed nnd four
other persons injured by explosion of an
oil tank in the St. Paul yards, Chicago.
William ItUBsell attended the funeral of
P. H. Mest, a suicide, near Stewart, Ky.,
and at the grave fell back dead.
A corruption fund of 17,000,000 Is said to
havo been raised by the sugar trust and
other interests to defeat the pending tariff
Hhody Shlel, ex-President Harrison's
particular friend, wns defentcd for tho
nomination for county treasurer at In
dianapolis. Harry Fensan, n notorious character of
Ramsey, Ills., stabbed Robert Chandler
while Chandler was trying to eject him
from his place of business.
W. J. Guyman, secretary treasurer of
tho United Mine workers of Illinois, says
tho miners of northern Illinois, who nro
well organized, will striko April 22.
Kd Morrill, who aided in the escape of
Chris Kvnus, the California bandit, has
been convicted of nibbing City Marshal
Morgan of Fresno, Cal., of his pistol.
August Popcz, a Moliemlau of noblo
birth, who had to leavo Mohemla on ac
count of his politics, obtnlned n divorce nt
Omnhn from the wife ho left in his native
Jack Crews, murderer of four jHjrsons
of Gainesville, Tex., was taken townrd
Fort Worth for snfekeeplug. On tho
wny ho wns taken from his guards ami
Tuesday, April 17.
A war on whisky is raging nt Jackson,
Dr. Edward Sucssot Vienna is out in u
defense of silver.
Charles and Hose Coghlau havo mado
up and aro to play together again.
The funeral of Samuel C. Major at
Fayette, Mo., was largely attended.
The fiftieth ntmlversnry of St. Joseph's
Catholic church was celebrated at bt.
It is said there is to Imi a bitter fight over
the succession to Senator Vance of North
Reports to tho French naval commis
sion show that country's ships to be in a
In tho elections to the Portuguese cham
ber of deputies the government secured n
majority of about -10.
Jere Sands, n Tennesseo mountaineer,
fought a bear single handed and killed
the animal with a knife.
Hill's autl-Deiuocratlo speech has, it is
said, hurt him In New York ns much as
other pnrts of the country.
More than 600,000 collected by Sioux
City from saloonkeepers may have to bo
turned over to tho county school fund.
At St. Louis Lulu William killed her
15-year-old sister, Mamie William, with
n bullet Intended for Lumiuda Gardner.
It is announced that Wash Jones will
bo the Populist candidate to succeed Htm.
Richard Coke ns United States senutor
Albert Reed, indicted for complicity in
the wrecking of the Indianapolis Nation
al bank, has refused to become n govern
Tho town of Greenville, Ala., has
brought suit against Schlnss and Ktthn,
liquor dealers, for f 17,-100 for violation ol
n license ordinance.
A change iu the militia system of Kan
sas which will place tho troops more
directly under tho executive control will
bo recommended by Governor Lewelllng.
A convention to nominate n candidate
for attorney general held at South Pitts
burg, Teun., lasted from Tuesday till Sat
urday night, and 1,250 ballots were cast
before a nomination wns uinde,
Wednesday, April IB.
August Rockery, 17 yenrs old, wns
drowned while swimming nt Albln, la.
Tho grand lodgo of tho Knights of
Pythias of Texas will convene at Paris.
Kentucky refused a pardon for Defaul
ter Tate, and ho did not see his wife, who
lsdend at Frankfort. ,
Chicago eastbouml shipments show a
decrease for last week, compared with the
same period last year, of 0,000 tons.
Captain John Turner of Kl Dorado,
Kan,, promised to marry two Sedalla
Indies, but skipped. They are looking for
Ex-Governor nnd ex-United States Sen-
ntor JnmesM. Harvey of Kansas died at
his home near Junction City, Kan.
James II. Torrance, marshal of Girard,
O., and a brother of General Torrencu of
Chicago, died from heart disease.
The Democratic state convention of
Pennsylvania has been called to meet at
Harrlsburg June 27.
The Thirty-first district Republican sen
atorial convention will bo held at Prince
to, Ills., July HI.
The Republicans of Elwond, Ind,, In
dorsed Charles L. Henry for congrcs .and
J, W. Iivett for attorney general.
Miss Rattle Miller of Indianapolis died
from a ruptured blood vessel while going
through ealistheulc exercises utltockvHlle,
Myron Morrow, son of thu owner of the
brick and'tlb) factory at Marneu City, 'la.,
was thrown into the mud grinder by the
Midden lunge of a horse and fatally in
jured. Governor Pattlsou of Pennsylvania
rig M'tl warrants for tho hanging of James
Newton Hill of Allegheny and Jannw 13.
BRIEF BUT PITHY MENTION OF THE
HAPPENINGS OF A WEEK.
News Whlrh Tell the Story of Seven DuyV
Crimes nnd C.mmltliM and Oilier Impor
tant Matters Arranged Attractively mid
Given In a IVw Words.
Mr.imtANii. Nob., April 18. Itobliers
Mow olT tho siifo In O. Fnstennus' saloon
nnd secured ulsiut r50. Tho perpetra
tors cleaned out everything iu tho safe,
oven carrying off tlio Inrnks.
Smalls Hells thn I'remout Herald.
Fm-MONT, Nob.. April U. N. W.
Smalls, who has owned and conducted
tho Fremont Dally Herald for tho last '-.'0
years' sold It to Dr. ,1. S. Dovriiw, an old
mnvspaiMT mini, Ho contemplates going
east iu a few months to remain,
Munii Went to .lull,
Nr.im.vsiCA City, Nob., April 1H.
fleorgo Mumi, charged with shooting
with intent to kill his nteson, Arthur
William, was liound over to tho district
court. Not lieing able to secure tho
necessary Iwnd of fSOO ho went to jail,
One Year I'or llorgliiry.
SlPNUV, April lb. John Dominium
nnd Peter Able, who burglarized tho
grocery store of William Peaso last
week, pleaded guilty In tho district
court nnd wero sentenced by Judgo
Neville to ono year each iu the peniten
tiary. Clew to Crawford llmiU Itnlihrrs.
CilAiuto.v, Neb., April 10. A reward
of $200 nnd tmu-thlrd of tho stolen
money is offered for tho capture of thu
Crnwford bank robbers. Tho olllcers
think thoy hnvo a clow to tho robbers
nnd their suspicions point to Dawes
Next Interstate. Iteunlou.
SuiT.ition, Neb., April II. Ninety
two delegates from tho Grand Army of
tho Republic posts in Kansas and Ne
braska met heio and voted unanimously
for Superior its tho location for thu next
interstate rouuiou to Isi held iu
August. O. E. Adams was elected com
inuudcr. A riiysliiun Stricken.
ClIADltON, Neb., April 14. Dr. A. N.
Jackson, ono of tho lest physicians in tho
city, was suddenly stricken with appen
dicitis, nnd ho wns taken to Omaha un
der tho enro of Dr. Weir of this city nnd
Dr. .Tuliun of Itushvlllo, where they liojio
to havo a surgical operation performed
that will save his life.
High Witter nt Dccntur.
DiccATim, Nob., April 18. Tho Mis
souri river lias been oonstantly rising for
several days, anil hits reached a height
not nttainod "before since lbBl. It Is cut
ting badly just north of town, and If it
continues nt high water it is feared that
quite n numltor of town lots will tnko a
strldo toward Omaha.
Campllrr and Iteeepllon.
SUPFJUOM. Neb., April 11. Old AIkj
post, Grand Army of tho Republic, gnvo
a reception nnd campuro in Honor ui nut
election of C. E. Adams to tho tiosltion
of senior vico commander of Nebraska.
Addresses wero mado by Hon. Church
Howo, department commander of Ne
braska; Governor Crounse, General E.
J. Dilworth, Hon. Louis Hnnbnck and
11 rave I Iced of firemen.
Fnr.MONT, April 18. A niiphthn tank
was dissovored on lire on tlio Union
Pacific track nlwut 5 p. in. Monday
causing consternation to tho whole
neighborhood. Tho lire department was
called out, but no witter was thrown.
People iu tho neighborhood wero warned
that nu explosion was momentarily ex
pected. At this juncture two bravo iiro
lucn, George Mayer and George Snegor,
seized a blanket, and, climbing upon tho
car, smothered out tho flames.
Ileatrleo Chautauqua I'rnj;riim.
Dkatiuck, Neb., April 18. Tho llo
ntrico Cliautauciun association makes the
announcement of its program for this
yenr's assembly, tho dntes of which aro
I Juno 21 to July 4 inclusive Tho list of
attractions include such celebrities ns
Joseph Cook, Frank Heard, James
Clement Ambroso and many others. 9"
July 4 a discussion on "Protection
Against Freo Trade" will tnko place lie
tween It. G Ilorr of Massachusetts and
Hon. Mr. Whito of Chicago.
Long and Much Needed Italus.
Omaha, April 18. Reports received
from all parts of tho state show that
heavy rains havo lwen falling for tho
past fow days. These rains wero much
needed nnu hnvo been 01 uuioiti vaiuo to
tho farmers of this section. They hnvo
left tho soil in n splendid condition, per.
haps lwtter than It has lieen nt this sea
win for several years. Cnptaiu Georgo
E. Hart of tlio weather bureau will ihsuo
his crop report this week, and It is ex-
liecteu to UO ll most oxceiieui miuwhik.j
NEBRASKA CROP "REPORT.
Farm Work Well Advanced, With Soil In
Omaha, April 18. Tho fhsUcrop bul
letin for Nebrnskn of tho stata weather
service, co-operating with tho United
Stntes weather bureau, has ls'eu issued
by Captain Georgo E. Hunt, tho director
at Omaha. Tlio report is as loiiows;
Tho wool: just closed has lieon n very
favorable ono. Beneficial rains havo
fallen In nearly nil sections, putting thu
soil in good condition for plowing nnd
greatly lieneflting wheat nnd oats, crojw
which woro backward and looking poor,
having suffered from drouth and also
D?on injured by tho cold weather and
high winds of tho latter part of March
nnd ilrst fow days of April.
Seeding is uliout completed; potato
planting has lwgnn in somo localities,
and farmers aro busy preparing their
ground for corn planting. Tlio rains im
proved meadows and pastures, grass la
es of t'oiiRres Adjourn Ont of
llrspeet lo Senator Van re.
Washington, April 11. Tlio ngroo
rncnt between Senators Harris and Aid'
rich wont into effect Wednesday, nnd
from 1 to 5 o'clock tho tariff bill was
under discussion, and Senators Halo
(Mo.) nnd I'effer (Kan.) spoko against it. i
The tlino of tho senate from 12 to 1 and ,
from 5 to 0 p, m., when it went into ex
ecutive session, was tnken tip in consld-J
erntlon of tho urgency deficiency bill,'
but without reaching any conclusion in
regard to it.
Washington, April 11. Mr. Reeii
held tho house nt bay for nu hour nnd n
linlf Wednesday, on a motion to dls
chnrgo tho warrant issued to tho ser-gonnt-at-nrms
during tho fight over tho
contested election cases to arrest ab
sentees. Tho Republicans, under his
leadership, refused to vote, and tho Dem
ocrats being tumble lo muster n quorum,
yielded to nn adjournment. Tho Demo
crats fear this movo on tho pnrt of Mr.
Reed is in pursuance of a carefully
formulated plan to foreo tho constant at
tendance of a Democratic quorum horo-,
iiftui- Tim 1tiniiititliiiiiri ilmiv (lint, nnv
such plan hns'liccu agreed tiKn. )
Washington, April 12, Moth sides of
tho ciiamlsr showed a very good attend
niico when tho senate met Thumlny.
During tho transaction of tho routine
morning business, Senator Kylo (S. D.)
introduced a joint resolution proioslug n
constitutional amendment relative to
marriage and divorce, which was re
ferred to tho committee on judiciary.
Tho urgency dollciouey bill was taken up
and was about to lie put on its flnrtl pass
age, when tlio Hour ol I o tiocic arrived
nnd tho question went over, while tho
turiff bill was laid Ixjforo tho senato.
Mr." I'effer was recognized and deliv
ered tho third installment of his speech
on tho tariff bill. He announced his
purioso of offering at tho proper time n
sulistitute for tho ondltig bill, based on
the principle of taxing tlio articles used
by tho rich, while exempting those arti
cles of prime necessity used by tho poor,
whether manufactured abroad or not.
Ho would relievo tho ioor of all taxation
and put tlio tax on articles used by tho rlolu
Tho Democrats in the house wero una
ble to mmtcr n quorum to net on tho
now lino I rule and fludiirg them
selves tumble to proceed, n resolution
was offered to rovoko leaves of nbsenco
and compel tho attendance of ulwentoes.
Washing ton, April IU. In tlio homo
tho prospect of u quorum today was
heirless, and as it had Imjcii decided to
call a Democratic caucus to consider tho
rules, Dockery moved an adjournment
nnd nt 1 o'clock tho houso adjourned.
The Democratic caucus met immed
iately after adjournment, Mr. Bland
suggested an a remedy for absenteeism
tho "docking" of meiuliors for such dnys
as they may bo absent. Tho suggestion
was unanimously adopted.
Iu the senato, Mitchell (Or.) sioko in
opposition to tho (tending turiff bill.
Washington, April 14. SenntorQuny
nddressed tho senate iu opposition to thn
pending tnrlff bill. Ho reviewed at
length tho history of tariff legislation in
tho country, showing the effects of high
tariffs and low tariffs in tlio industries oC
the country. Ho sisiko with emphasis
and apparent earnestness of tho ruin
which tho passage of tho Wilson bill
would bring to tho industries of his state.
Washington, April 1 1. Filibustering
was resumed iu tho houso ns soon as it
Tho first call of tho
tho Democrats lnckod
At 12::i0 tho houso
roll showed that
d7 of n quorum.
Washington, April 10 Owing to tho
death of Senator Vance tho house trans
acted no public business Monday. Reso
lutions of respect to tho memory of tho
distinguished North Carolinian wero
adopted and tho houso as a body partici
pated in the funeral ceremonies in tho
senato chamlier. Appropriate resolutions
wero also adopted in honor of tho mom
ory of General Henry W. Slocum, tlio
gallant Union general, formerly a mem
ber of tho house, who died in Brooklyn
Inst Saturday, and then, ns a further
mark of respect for the late Senator
Vance, tho houso adjournal.
Washington, April 10. Tlio senato
Monday paid its respects to the momory
of Senator Viuico of North Carolina. In
his oiicnlng prayer, tho chaplain alluded
to tho deceased in words of touching
sympathy and honor. Appropriate reso
lutions wero adopted. At tlio conclusion
of tho ceremonies tho senato adjourned.
Washington, April 17. .Tho houso
Tuesday, by an overwhelming vote, de
cided to adopt a quorum-counting rnlo,
which for all practical purposes is tlio
same ns that which Speaker il?cd of
Mnino inaugurated during tho Fifty-first
congress and which won for him a
world wide reputation. Neither undue
excitement nor tumultuous scenes
marked tho crushing of tho old legisla
tive barriers. Mr. Reed and tho Repub
licans generally were in u happy humor
over tho victory they had achieved.
Washington, April 17. Senator Lodgo
offered an amendment to tho pending
tariff bill Tor tho imposition of retaliatory
rates of duty ngninst Great llritiau, pro
viding that when not in contravention of
existing treaty, any article- not admitted
freo, if it is tho innnufacturo of Great
Britiau or any of its colonies, should pay
double tlio duty heretofor imposed and if
admitted freo, u duty of !l.i per cent bo
imposed, except on wool, which should
bo admitted under tho duties of tho act
of 1800; and that theso retaliatory and'
discriminating duties should remain in
forco until Great Britiau consented to
tnko part in an agreement with tho'
United States for tho coinage of silver
and when such agreement wns mado tho
discriminating duties should coaso.
Washington, April 18. Thopresidont
sent tho following nominations to tho
senate; Postmastors George Roo.f
Valojo, Cal.; Folix G. Cockroll, East St.
Louis. Ills.: F. K. Threlklld, IllggiiiE-
ville, Mo.; James B. Rich, Slater, Mo.; i
putting up nicely, aud as the winter was William E. Colo, LaPlntto, Mo.; Georgo.
mild and comparatively short, llvo p carred, Wnhpoton, N. D. ;
stock, as a rule, is in good condition. To i rccolvors of public monoyo:
Of the fruit crou UDllleS and Cherries nrOiij rrwi.lf TVs Mnlnna-J. F. Ashbnrv.
CaivmUr of Juuuitu, Tuesday,, Juus H.jj j promising, IJoaomau, MoUi I
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