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THE KIiK(vriON NEWS.
A BniEF SUMMARYOFTHE
Triumph for Triiiniioii) hi Olrittrr Xmi
York lUnnn ii I'rob ihlti Vt Inner In
Ohio Nmt Vnrk Male tirntnrriitle
Nkw Yohk, Nov. 3 Willi tlio dawn
of ilny preparations for the opening of
the poll began. I'ho sides were dark
and lowering nml thu falling ruins
presaged a long ntul disagreeable
day for tlio workers ut tlio polls.
There Is a weather tradition tittncheil
to New York stato polities, which Is
believed by ninny to hold good In this
munlclpnl struggle. Fair wcntlicr Is
railed "Itcpubllcnti weather"' and
ralnv weather "Democratic."
Robert A. Vim Wyck .Democratic:
nominee for mayor, votoil nt 0:40
o'clock, casting liallot No. 10. Ho
spent thirty seconds In tho booth.
Thero wns no crowd at tlio polling
plnce nnd there was no demonstration.
Nearly two hours later Soth Low np
pen red nt the place where ho was
registered, lie spent two minutes In
the booth. Ills coining and going
were not marked by any demonstra
tion. Tho ante-election "claims" of the
thalrmcn of tho four leading cam
paign committees arc as follows:
Democratic Vun W.vclf a majority
over all other candidates combined of
20,000, nnd plurality over Low, the
the next highest, i.-id.lKX)
Republican Tracy a plurality of
Citizen's Union Low a plurality of
Jefferson Ian Democracy George a
plurality of fi.,000.
A l.ii ant, Nov. X The country roads
are muddy and tho rural vote will bo
lighter than In several years. In some
towns tho voto will not run much
orer half that of last year. In this
city it Is generally conceded that .lull it
O. Gibson, Democrat, will be re-elect'
The following aru the icsiilts of
rlectlon so far obtainable!!
Stato dcmocintlc; estimated plural
ity for Parker foi chief judge of the
court of appeals, .'0,000. Van Wjek.
Tammany candidal); fur mayor of
Greater New Voik, wins by u plural
ity of 80,000. The total voto of the
city being: Vim Wyclt .M3,7.V. Low
14ll,8'.M, Tracy 100,00s, George i.'ti.SM'i.
Returns not yet known. Woleott.
rep., probably elected.
Returns ineagie. Weaver, dein..
elected mayor of l.onWxilln by about
3,100. Shuchlcfoid, silver dein., for
clerk of thu court of appeals elected.
Gold dcmociatie. vote, extremely light.
Result lu doubt. Ilolh sides claim
tho election. Returns coming in very
slowly. Democratic gains aiu report
ed. Hamilton county elects fusion
candidates for legislating
The election in Iowa has given the
republicans a scare. Their majority
of (15,000 last year has been cut down
to 17,000 or less. Chairman Walsh or
the democratic Ma to eenlial commit
tee Is making no extravagant claims,
but thinks later returns will phieu the
tate in doubt. Chairman Miller of
tho republican committee claims the
republican plurality will be 3."i,000.
Returni llldhiitr III Ulcillim by
Jnrlly or lO.OIIO to .n,i)0t.
At this hour, S a. m. Wednesday, it
fs impossible to give a complete report
of the returns received from tho state
of Nebraska. The voto of the pre
cincts heard fioin. a majority of which
show fusion gains over the vote of Inst
year, indicate Judgo Sullivan's election
by a majority of 10.000 and over.
Douglas county has probably
ed republican county otlleers.
bonds are safe. In this county
van ran ahead of his ticket
Lancaster county is undoubtedly ie
publican, electing nil county officers
except icglhter of deeds.
Light Voting In Colorado.
Denver, Col., Nov. 3. The weather
was clear nnd cool to-day, but the
roads are so muddy In the city as well
M In the country on account of the
heavy snow storm a week ago that
many voters will not take the troublo
to go to the polls.
Rtny In Pennsylvania.
riiir.AtiEi.riilA, Nov. 3. Rain has
fallen almost continuously since yes
Urday morning. This had Its effect,
Mid oven a lighter vote was cat In the
arly hours than had been anticipated.
Light Voting In lorra.
Drb Moinrs, Iowa, Nov. .To-day
vraa cool and crisp in all parts of this
Ute, bat early reports from all towns
showed light voting.
Meetrlo Cars to Leavenworth.
Tjeka, Kan., Nov. :. -Articles of
incorporation wore filed to-day for
the Kansas Clty-Leavenvvorth Elee
trie, Power and Mining company. The
purpose of tho company Is to build,
quip, operato and maintain a rail
wayllna commencing at a point in
Wyaadotto county, near the state
lino between Kansas and MUhonrl,
running thenco through Kansas City,
Kan,, Leayonworth, Fort Leaven
svorth and Atahiiou, In all soventy
lirt allies. Tho company Is also to
mImcoaI and generate and supply
yower. Ti cipltaj stool: U 90,000,000.
Cincinnati, Nov 3. Tho polls
ftpened promptly at rt o'clock and In
many precincts long lines wero in
waiting at that hour, but by 8 o'clock
tho crowds wore disposed of and vot
ing was proccdlng slowly with no
manifestation of special Intorest in
the way of bringing out tho vote.
The law prohibits crowds assembling
nearer than 100 feet of tho voting
places nnd beyond that limit there
was no disposition to assemble in me
Itulu fell all oer tho stale thlt
morning, making the outlook for a
heavy voto In tho country bnil, but in
tho towns thero was almost as much
Interest as ever.
Ci.rvrt.am, Ohio, Nov, 3. The day
In Cleveland opened with a rain full
ing steadily and during tho early
hours the voto was hIow In coming out.
Voting up to II o'clock was light.
There was some scratching. Tho In
terest in thu contest was not as keen
as It was a year ago by any means.
Thero is some fight being made on
Senator llanna here, but his friends
have no fear of the result la thlr
Kenturky'a Hot Fight.
Li:xinotun, Ky., Nov. 3. The elec
tion In this city and county Is bitter.
The Republicans nnd National Demo
crats, led by V. C. 1'. llrccklnrldgc,
have a fusion ticket opposed to the sil
ver Democrats. lit cry hardware store
yesterday sold out its stock of fire
arms. No trouble, however, had
arisen at J) oYlock.
l.onnvii.i.K, Ky., Nor. 3. Never in
the history of the city have party lines
been drawn so closely. Tho Repub
lican nominee, Mayor Gcorgo D. Todd,
has only a portion of tho city machine
ry In his hands, the police and fire de
partments being controlled by the
Democrats. In addition to Die feeling
between the two political parties the
contest is made all tho more bitter
from the fact that tho A. I'. A. is
solidly aligned for tho Republican
ticket and the Catholic vote equally
us solidly for the Democratic ticket.
Last year Mr. MeKlnloy carried Louis
ville by over 1 2,000, but Mayor Todd
carried It by only I, .100, falling away
behind his ticket.
Hail Wrattier In Maryland.
Mai.timoiik, Mil., Nov. 3. The polls
opened this morning during a perfect
deluge of rain that appears to havo
extended to all parts of the state and
effectually checked the voting in the
tlrst hour. It also had a tendency to
keep tho party workers away from
the polling places, and the result wns
one of the quietest times ever sect)
here on such an occasion.
Very (Jalet In Virginia.
Richmond, Vh.. Nov. 3. The weather
is cloudy in Richmond and nil over the
state, with rain upon 'the coast The
negroes sire not voting and everything
This morning at Staunton Colonel
James Cock ran, the Republican sena
torial candidate for the Ninth district,
expired suddenly, after n vigorous
EXPERTS MUST TESTIFY.
I lie IlllnoU Supreme Court Afflrmi a
Derldlon to Frofriilnnal Men.
Srm.NoriKt.n, III., Nov. 3. Dr. J. N.
Dixon off this city, who wns called ns
nn expert witness in a personal injury
case against tho city, refused to testi
fy unless he was first paid a reason
utile fee for his service, claiming that
his professional opinion was his own
property and could not bo taken away
from him except by due process of
lnw, as nrovtdcd In the stato constitu
tion. Judgo (irelghton ruled agnlnst him
i(ud lined him for contempt of court
Tho court held that his piofesslonal
knowledge was not proparly within
the meaning of the constitution and
that in the exercise of thu right of the
court to summon witnesses nnd com
pel them to testify, no distinction
could be made between kinds of
knowledge. To make such a distinc
tion would defeat the ends of justice.
The ense was nppcnlcd and yester
duy the finding of Judge (irelghton
was upheld by the supreme court.
Murdered InCnlil Itlooil.
El'HKKA, Kan., Nov. 2. Joseph
New, 11 well known farmer living
thirteen miles southwest of this place,
was murdered in cold blood last night
nhout lu ociock. i lie iiumly was
awakened by the noise of someone
prowling about tho house. Then a
tone was thrown against the build
ing, whereupon New lighted a lantern
and went out o Investigate. When
about flftecn.'fcet from tho bouso he
was llred upon, n chnrge of buckshot
patting through his stomach and liver.
Death resulted almost instantly. A
coroner's inquest was held, but no ar
rests havo yet been made.
Tnklns Cenin nf the Creek.
Mfscor.KK, Ind. Ter., Nov. 3. The
Dawes commissioners havo located
hero nnd rented offices in the court
house. They will remain here until
Congress meets next month. For the
past month they have le,en taking a
census of the Creeks, and will likely
not com pic to the work until after
Congress convenes, as the Creeks are
very slow in enrolling and have re
fused to furnish the commission with
a roll of their cltlr.eps.
Workmen Hurt by a ratlin Scaffold.
Sr. Lotus, Mo., Xbv. 3. Willie sixty
five workmen were on a largo Scaffold
extending the wholo length of tbo
Wabash building, which was recently
partially destroyed by fire, a section
gave way, carrying eight mun into
the debris on the floor below. Otto
Leyh's skull wus crushed and Herman
Wertholm was internally Injured,
Four others were hurt.
Mite Ulllanl Ke-F.lrcteil.
Hun'AT.o, N- Y., Nov. 3. Miss Fran-
ees E. Wlllard was to-day re-elected
president of tlio Najlonul W. a T. U,
WRECKED ON A TRESTLE,
freight on the Warsaw Itonil Drralled
The Cnclnrrr Ik Killed.
Waiisvw Mo., Nov. X Tho mi.scd
passenger and freight train on the
Scdalta, Warsaw A, Southwestern mil
road, was wrecked nt the tie
tie three miles north of here nt about
12 o'clock to-day. The fast freight
car jumped the track near the center
of the trestle, taking the. engine and
eight freight, baggage and passenger
enrs from the highest point of the
trestle, which Is about forty feet
abovo the ground.
Tho engineer jumped to the, right
and the fireman to tho loft. Tho train
fell to tho right and tho engine fell
on the engineer, John A. Miner, kill
ing him Instantly. Ono leg of the lire
man, Charles MeComas, was broken.
An nnklo of William l'rlce, head
brakcinan was broken; W. L. llass,
tho conductor, was slightly Injured
about tho head nnd legs; Fred.
Sehweetman, of Lincoln, Mo , whose
head was injured, was tho only pas
senger hurt, tho other passengers
escaping by jumping.
BRAVE OFFICER KILLED.
One of the Captor of Kninry Mormnn
nf llenton County Accidentally Kitted.
Waiuuw, Mo., Nov. 3. Yesterday
afternoon Constables Reeves and
James Urlflln brought here l.inory
Norman, who killed Creed Moore
in the southwest part of Hen
ton county Sunday nnd dellcd tho
olllccrs for a time, but wits finally
forced to surrender.
Lato last night as the two men
were roturnlug home they became
cold nnd stopped to miiko a fire.
In getting out of tho buggy
Jlceves' revolver fell out of his pocket
and It wns discharged, shooting Griftln
through the nock, causing death in no
RIOT IN KENTUCKY.
A Frankfort Fireman Klllril and Thrcn
Other Men Kxpeeteil to file.
rnANKKonT, Ky.. Nov. 1. lien Mar
ihnll nnd other Democratic political
workers started about midnight to
tho country with a load of negroes.
Frank Egbert, a fireman of this plnec,
organized a baud nnd started in pur
suit. As Marshal and John Smith
wero returning from the country
Lgbcrt llred, wounding Smith, prob
ably fatally. Marshall rccognlcd
Marshall s friends and tho friends
of Smith armed themselves and from
l'J till 1 o'clock fifty men were located
in various parts of tho town, commis
sioned by County Judge Williams as
deputy sheriffs. At l:t.1 o'clock Eg
bert camo down Main street with
Walter Coins, both brandishing their
revolvers. Egbert began firing and
Deputy Sheriff Deakin fell mortally;
wounded? Instantly fifty sbots were"
llred and Egbert was riddled with
bullets. Walter Coins fell close b
BURIAL OFHENRY GEORGE
Final Ceremony Over the lloily of
Dead Philosopher Very Simple.
Nrw Yohk, Nov. 3. After a short
elmplo funeral service the body of
Henry George was finally laid to rest
in Greenwood cemetery yesterday.
Only a few persons were present ut
tho family residence. Tho ceremonies
were the antithesis of Suuday's. In
tho home overlooking tho Narrows,
where Mr. George had lived and
worked, there was no traco of mourn
ing. In obodlencc to the expressed
wishes of the dead man, every trace
of mourning hud been removed from
the house. Dr. Kramer, of Hath
Reach, conducted tho funeral service.
After reading part of tho Episcopal
service for the dead, Dr. Kramer paid
a touching trlbuto to Mr. George.
After the Lord's prayer had been
said by all, Rev. Dr. McGlynn also
paid 11 personal tribute to the dc
THE COMPETITOR CASE.
Spanish Cabinet Decides to Yield lu the
Demand of the United State.
MAiutin, Nov. 3. The Competitor
case was taken up by Foreign Minis
ter Gullon, Colonial Minister Moret
and Naval Minister llcrmejo, to whom
the matter hod been referred by the
cabinet. The communication from tho
Unltod States government touching
the affair was carefully oxamlned, to
gether with tho Spanish evidence that
tho Competitor was a filibuster. After
mature consideration, tho ministers
named reached tho conclusion, in view
of tho precedents established in the
case by the Duke of Tetunn while he
was foreign minister and'by tho Con
servative cabinets of Senpr Canovas
nnd General Ar.carragn, that Spain
must satisfy the demands bf thcVAmer
lean state department.
flheSleld' Cutlery Trad Injured.
SiiRrriRt.n, Kng., Nov. 8. The ex
ports of cutlery from Sheffield to the
United States amounUd to only too,
000 for the last quarter, as compared
with 1130,000 for tbs same quarter,
July. August and September, of )8ift.
This is the worst showing made of the
cutlery exporters of this city for seven
May I'rohlblt Football.
Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 3. In tho house
of representatives to-day a resolution
was introduced to abolish football
playing in universities and other in
stitutions in Georgia receiving aid
from the stato. Senator Allen intro
duced n bill in the Senato prohibiting
football playing in the state.
A I'ottal Clerk C11U III Throat.
Atciurov, Kau., Nov. '. - William
Williams, a postal clerk committed
suicide at H o'clock this morning by
cutting his throat with a r.zor. Do
' "tl trou 8 cnuM'
UM)ER THE WHEELS
B. S. HELLER ACCIDENTAL
The Victim of it I'lylng Switch railed
Sep ApprnnchliiR t'urn unit Trlrit to
t'roM the Track Vtllh III Truni Wm
h I'romlnriit farmer.
A pall of gloom wns cast over Co
rcsco late last Thursday afternoon
when II. S. Heller, ii'promlnent farmer
and ono of its most respected cltlcns
wns thrown under the cars nt the
crossing in the northeast part of the
town ami instantly killed.
As near as could be learned at this
writing, tho freight crew was making
a flying awltch. This engine and part
of tho train had passed the crossing
when Mr. Heller either did not notice
tho enr npproachlng and started to
firlve across the track, or tho team be
nine frightened and unmanageable
and ran in front of tho loaded ear
which was being switched. Tho car
collided with the wagon, carrying It
several yards along tho track, com
pletely wrecking It, and throwing Mr.
Heller tinder the wheels, three of
which passed over him killing him in
stantly and luaitgling the body in a
fenrful manner. The horses escaped.
WILL TRY IT OVER.
Itnrllrj L'uae to lie llranl I.nle In Nnvrui
her llpforr .Imlgn Dlcklimnn.
Tho dismissal of the suit against ex
State Treasurer llartley'nnd his bonds
men at the request of Attorney-General
Smyth, aud the tiling of a new suit,
Is to be followed by n motion to set the
case down for trial November 'JO. At
torney General Smyth prepared such a
motion Friday and It filed in the dis
trict court. Notices have been scut to
attorneys of Hartley's bondsmen that
this motion will be called up before
Judge Dickinson on November "7. Tho
case is now on Judge Dlckjnson'n dock
et. It was not put there nt the re
quest of either side and even the state's
attorneys nro quoted as saying they
would rather try tho case ngain be
fore Judge l'ow ell bcciuso he is more
familiar witli tho sub.'".:t. The motion
to set the case down for trial on No
vember 20 is made by tho attorney
general under eectlou 1113 of the civil
code of 1807, which provides that state
;ases aud cases of public importune
may be advunced.
FEELING STRONG AGAINST.
trial of (irorce Knight to llrnln mrni
On September 28 the little town of
Arlington lost over hat)f of its busi
ness houses by lire. Lust Tuesday
Sheriff Menekc arrested George
Knight, n business man, whose build
ing was nmong those burned, and Mrs.
Harbour, a woman with whom it is
charged he lived, as the fire bugs who
tired tho city. Yesterday Mrs. Har
bour made a confession of the facts in
the case which set aside all doubts as
to thu origin of tho fire. Mr. Knight,
she says, is the guilty person. He sat
urated tho store building, she says,
with kerosene, und shortly after 4
o'clock in the morning lie applied tho
match. The trial is set for November
I, at which time, it is believed, Knight
will be placed on tho road that lead
to Lincoln. He is over sixty yeaiBold
Feeling is intense against him.
INSANE ON THE TRAIN,
l.mly Traveller llii to be Locked up at
Mrs L. Mulcomson, a mlddlo nged
huly evidently of means and refine
ment, was taken from the Union l'a
clfic train at Omaha Friday because
she had become violently insane, aud
Is now confined In the city jail,
was en route from her homo in
Francisco to York I'a., and her
ady first manifested itsolf as 6he
crossing tho mountains. All that was
found in her possession wus her ticket
and her gold watch.
Daniel Campln, nn old Lancaster
county settle r, dropped dead at his
farm two miles south of Raymond last
Friday. His home is at another farm
two miles north of Raymond, nml he
had gone to the second place to look
after some things requiring his atten
tion. Ho was engaged in grinding an
axe when he fell over. Ho had been
in the very best of health, so his death
came unexpectedly. He wus abou t 45
years of ago nnd hud been a resident
of the county for over eighteen years.
Ho leaves a wlfo aud several children.
llenton Maret, ,the governor's privato
iecretary, tho other day received a let
ter from Ed. S. Hlackburn of I'olnt,
liedford county, Pennsylvania, who de
sires to send a colony of twenty per
sons to Nebraska. 'Arruugemcnts will
probably be 'made to have the party
scttle'at Lexington, v
Will Nelson, of Butte broke his arm
while wrestling with a heavier man.
Manama! rand, Started.
New Yon, Nov. ), The World has
opened a fund for the erection of a
memorial to. IJcnry George. Joseph
Pulitzer subscribed 51.000, Mayoi
Strong 50, Mayor P. J. Glcnson, ol
Long Island City, 950, and Chnrlci
Hteckler, leudcr of the Munhattuo
An Iniane Ulrl'i Crime.
Mkxico, Mo , Nov. J. Miss Llzi
Gibson, daughter of T. Gibson, of this
city, became Insane and tried to kill
her little baby brother. She war
turned over to the sheriff.
HotvlE patronage people
Tianonef of Alminfiu titrrm' unil L'oimiitif
The Nebraska manufacturers1
consumers1 association held its annual
meeting and bauipict at Omaha last
Tuesday night at the commcielal club
rooms. About a bundled wete pres
ent. N. 11. Kendal) of Lincoln, presi
dent of the Nebraska millers' organ
isation, discussed "The Nebraska Mil
ler." and Chancellor MucLcau delivered
an excellent address on "A Nebraska
miido Educutlon.'' W. S. Popploton
discussed the exposition and its rela
tion to the association.
D. II. Thomimon Flnril.
I). 15. Thompson, the Lincoln gas
magnate, paid a line of S. and costs In
police court Tuesday evening for using
Innguage liable to provolto an assault
towards George J. McArthui, inspect
or of the Lincoln water department.
The trouble vvhleh caused a warrant
to bo Issued for Thompson's arrest
arose over a report made to thu coun
cil Monday night by Inspector Me
Arthur which stated that tho llraeo
block, which is controlled by Thomp
son, had paid no water rent since Octo
ber", lh'J7, ulthough still connected
with the water mains.
The annual report of Commissioner
Herman of the general land olllco nt
Washington, just made public, shows
that theic are 10,000,3.13 neres of pub
lic laud in the state of Nebraska that
are vacant aud open to settlement
These lands are located in all sec
of tho stntc nnd It'ls expected that in
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report also sayn that during tho year
ending June 30 last, patents wero is
sued to tho Union Pacific Railroad com
pany for 1)95,455 acres of land m Ne
braska. Troulile for the HoniU.
The carpenter's union of Omaha met
last Tuesday night und appointed a
new utriko committee to look uftcr the
strike now on at the exposition. Rep
prescntatives of nil organized labor
are to meet tonight, Wednesduy, to
take final action as to whether to voto
for the 8100,000 bonds for the exposi
tion or ngainst them. It is believed
that trouble is in store for the bonds,
as organized lubor is opposed to tho
supcriutcndcncy of Diou Geraldiue.
Attempted Hunk Itobhrry.
An attempt was mado fast Tuesday
night to burglaric tho Hank of llrom
field, as Hroinflcld, ten milcs'southeast
of Aurora, which was unsuccessful.
Tho burglavs succeeded in forcing open
the outside vault doors, but they either
could not get any farther or wero
frightened away. They then stolo a
team belonging to Mr. Chrisholm, und
took their departure. There is no
Hum Ilorr anil Itarn.
The large farm barn belonging to
Mike (.'oilcan, a mile and a half north
of I'uirbury, was entirely destroyed by
lire the other night, together with Its
.ontents, consisting of a fine teum of
horses, a lot of farm Implements, and
grain. The building was insured for
Its value, but the contents were n total
Carl IL Korff, of Nebraska City,
w Idle- sitting at the dinner table last
Tuesday, fell backwards and after a
few gasps was dead. The cause of his
death was heart failure. Tho deceased
wns an old citlen, having been a resi
dent since IBM. Ho was mayor of the
city one term, in 1873. His age was
SnoiT, Sleet, and Italn.
Word was received in Omaha Tues
day night from many points in Nebras
ka to tho effect that the storm of
snow, sleet and rain that has been
traveling eastward had been making
its presence known. Trains are de
layed and in some instances are block
nded. Negro Shot.
William Crutchford, colored, who
tended the pool rooms in a saloon at
Twelfth and Dodge streets, Omaha,
was shot Tuesday night by the bar
tender, Tom Lewis. The bnll struck
Crutchford over the heart and he will
die. It is claimed that the shooting
A foot of Snow.
A furious storm prevailed at Ains
worth Tuesday. Ovor twelve inches
of snow fell, accompanied by a cold
The Beatrice Korn Karnlval which
wbs to havo been held Thursday, Oct.
28, has been postponed to Friday, No
vember 5, owing to inclement weather.
Wallace has a full crop of rattle
snakes this season. The other day
Ted Funk shot nine of the bhlny rep
tiles within a few rods of the school
A hunter nt McPherson lake, east of
Columbus, shot and killed a flno speci
men of a bird of the grallatorcs, or
wader, variety. It measured five feet,
nine and a half inches.
Tho Columbus school board claims to
have discovered a trust among the
local coal dealer and likewise to have
outgeneraled the trust in getting coal
cheaper than hitherto for the school
Action has been brought ugnlnst the
commissioners of lloono county to ro
cover to tho county the money invested
in tlio poor form, stock nnd improve
ments for tho same, and cnjolnlning
them from expending more money;
also to declare the deed null and void
on tho ground that they exoeeded
their authority in the.se transactions.
KILLED WITH A CLUB.
right llrlwerii Ilnys In Nriimha minty
Knit In A Trgril.t.
Word reached Auburn late Saturdny
evening that the twenty-year-old son
of Heuy Taylor, an old resident of Isl
and precinct. Nemaha county, wa
killed by means of a club in the hands
of u neighbor boy. A fight wns in
progress and tho Taylor boy had in
jured two other with a knife beforn
ho was struck. Olllcers have gone to
look the matter up.
Held n I'nlon Meeting.
A union meeting was held nt the
.uthern church at Yutan recently in
In the interest of tho American Ilible
society. Their secretary, 13. 0. Condit,
ijavo a good lecture on the Illblo, gir
lug it history of tho same, showing the
iidvautngcs of having the lllble in
'very home and knocking tho spots off
from tho so-called disadvantages of
amo that Is brought forth by the
Ingersollltes. Mr. J. Render, repre
senting the Lutheran church, was re
lalned as president of the society there:
I. W. Mengel, representing tho Free
Methodist church, wns elected for
ilcc president; and Julia Duerrbaum
of the Reformed church was elected as
Ilril of Stljchnliir.
Junes l'ngin who baB been in the
niploy of Hugh Murphy, an Omnhn
paving contractor, died at the police
itallon from the effects of a dose of
itrychnlne taken with suicidal intent.
i'urcciulted love Is the cause of tho act.
Several vears nco Faein lived nt Te
.Human, vvnero ne uecamc imneneu io
vounir ludv with whom he has ever
i young Italy vvitn whom lie nas
ilnce corresponded. Ho was simply a
laborer and was not possessed of means
to visit her frequently. Recently thore
tppears to have been an estrangement
mil to thla is attributed Fagin's down
'all. I.lttln 51rl Kndly Injured.
Quite a serious accident occurred in
lumboldt Saturday evening. Arnold
Hehwctz, oue of Richardson county'
lending farmers, with his fuiuily was
litting In a spring wagon in front of
I'rane's jewelry store when another
farmer drove up behind him and
taught his wheel in that of Schwltr.
hreaklng of the spindle and throwing
his little eight-year-old girl out.
Roth wheels of the wagon passed over
tier body and she was picked up uncoil
teloiis. She was soon rcstoied by a
Icllmt of u I'rlilcy llore.
Mr. nnd Mrs. W. (5. Frocsheland Mr.
Mary CIoos were severely Injured late
b'uuday evening at Fremont by being
throwii out of a buggy. Mr. Frooshel
was driving a frisky horse, and in
prancing about the horso tipped the
vehicle over. Mrs. CIoos was Injured
the most, her right arm being broken
and bad bruises about the head. She
ivas taken home in nn unconscious con
riltiou. Mr. and Mrs. Frocshlo were
bruised badly but no bones were bro
il e 11.
Collided will, i Train.
Four vounir neoolo at Norfolk, I)
Hooker, (). Farly, Agnes Hogg and an
other girl named Simpson, on the way
to a dance in the eon try. camo into col
lision with an incoming Unlou Pacific
I train south of Norfolk, thu other even
ing. The engine struck tho wagon
near the rear, w recking it and throw
ing the occupants out. Farley and
Miss Hogg were considerably cut and
bruised, and Hooker wus hurt in thu
jhest. Miss Simpson escaped with
Hurl I" ' Itunanay.
While out in the country near Wa
verly a Mr. Clark ' horse became fright
rncd nt somo dogs, and in tho melee
the harness broke, the horso began to
kick and Mr. Clark, in jumping from
his car, fell, bruising his shoulder and
injuring his spine, compelling him to
use a walking stick.
Tho annual ball given by the ladies
liiarity club of Fremont has been ar
ranged to be given on the evening of
Tuesday, November 10. This ball is
always the social event of the season.
Killed by the Can.
While switching in tlicyaids at Al
Alliance last Saturday forenoon, S. R.
Cannon fell in the center of tho track
in front of an engine. Ho received in
ternal injuries from svhich ho died.
Oullly of Aimult and Itattery.
In the case of Joseph Richards of
DeWitt charged with ussault on Mrs.
Riesewith criminal intent the jury
found him guilty o assault aud bat
tery. Hen OTerby a Tram.
Saturday noou last Tike, the seven-year-old
son of Liveryman t. T. Dus
tin of Auburn, was run over by an un
known man driving a grny team to r
spring wagon. The boy became un
conscious a few moments afterward,
and his recovery Is doubtful.
Guilty of Hattardy.
Herbert Perkins, a resident of Sew
ard county, charged with bastardy ou
complaint of Miss Helen Milton of
near Friend, was found guilty at Wil-
ber. The parties are of good social
standing and in comfortublo circum
Leon, the'llttle son of II. F. Cady, a
tvcll known Omaha lumberman, who
was attending tho Worthiugton mili
tary academy at Lincoln, died the oth
day from uu uttack of typhoid fever.
George Cranson, on trial nt Harri
son for murder of u neighbor, was the
otherday acquitted of tho charge. Tin
testimony of his wife, who was an e,i
witness, and his own confession, ma"d
before tho coroner's jury, was exclud
ed, and as this was the testimony or
which the state elected to stand, it lef
the prosecution vilthoutu case,
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