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THE JIKI) CLOUD CHIEF.
STRIKERS LOST IN A HIGH
ffhrlr nojinll, In Prrtrnt IJr of Mnililnrn
In m Conner liop llilnrnl llleciil by
JudRri 'lli)-r ii nil Sunburn ,tnd;
Caldwell Shh tin f.iilior'n Onl) sVenpuii.
Br. Louis, Mo., Nov l.s - This
morning nn opinion was handed down
In the United States circuit court of
appeals In this city thnt tlio boycott
WM not a lcgnl weapon. The decision
was In the caso of tho Oslcy Stnvo
company of Kansas City, Knn., nffiiltint
II, (1 Hoshlus ami twelve others, nil
members of the Coopers' union No. IS,
nncl tlio Trades assembly.
Somo of tlui defendants wore cm
ployed In tin" O.vlcy Stnvo coin puny.
In January, 180C, tlio stave company
placed In their plant n innehluo to hoop
barrels. Tim defendants, after ro
questing thu stare company to with
draw tholr machines mid having their
request refused, causcil u boycott.
The stave eoinpniiy went to the
United Stntes district court nnd se
cure! an Injunction ngnlust tlio de
fendants, restraining them from push
ing the boycott. The defendants ap
pealed to the ('tilted States circuit
r6u"?t of nppetilx, which now affirms
the decision of thu lowcrcourl.
Judges Sanborn nnd Thayer, In do
Ing bo, said the men hud no right to
form a conspiracy to deprive the com
pany of Its own rlifhti to manage Its
own business, u alien u tiling whs
lawful, then a combination mar bo
organized for the purposo of prnvent
ing.the in V typesetting machines,
presses, harvesters, threshers ami
thousands of other useful Inventions.
Judge Caldwell dissented from his
associates In a lengthy opinion, In
which he Raid:
"The only weapon of defense the
laborer can appeal to is the strike or
boycott or both. These weapons thoy
have au undoubted right to uso no
long ni they use them' in a ponconblo
and orderly manner. This is tlio only
lawful limitation upon their use. That
Umltutlon is fundamental and ruiiHt le
observed. It was oberved In the enso
at bar to Ita fullest extent. If these
weapons are withheld from them,
then, Indeed, are they left nuked to
their enemies "
CARR'S TRIAL VERY SHORT
Rl l.unrri' l(ffiii- in MhUk u llefrne
Admit ilu Chiirge MhiIc.
Libkrtv, Mo , Nov, ir. Whon this
rase of tho state ugalusl William Cnrr,
for tho murder of his 3-year-old child,
was called In tho circuit court this
snorningcx-Jmlgn Sundushy nnd D.
0 Allen, Carr's attorneys, snld that
Jhey had no dofensn to make, that the
defendant admitted his guilt, but do
clad that when ho left hit homo ho In
tended to kill the child, and that his
mental suffering was so grunt that he
did not euro how .soon his punishment
Tho state hud subpu'iiiied about
twenty witnesses, nnd Judge llrouddiis
ordered Promicutlng Attorney Wood
on to present evidence to establish
the death of the child and the guilt of
the defendant. Carr was then brought
up from the jail by Sheriff Hymer.
He bad on a dark suit of clothes und n
white shirt aud collur.
Coroner T. D. lied ford of Jackson
county testified as to tho autopsy held
on tha child, and described tho wounds
on tho head and limbs. Ho was of
the opinion that tho child wns dead
whon thrown into the river, that its
death could havo resulted from tho
wounds on tho heud or from strangn
latlon caused by tho ropo around Its
Assistant Prosecutor Mastln and
Chief of Police Hayes of Kuusas City
stifled that Curr mudo his confession
without compulsion und of his owu
frae will. The only promise made to
htm before tha confession was that if
his wife came to Kansas City ho would
be allowed to see her.
After a "few other witnesses had tes
tified tho ease wus closed. Judge
llroaddus will probably pass soutenco
next week before the close of thu
TRIES TO BUY A NAVY
Bpajn Negotiate for tha I'lin-haae ol
London-, Nov. 1.1. In connection
with Spain's hunt for warships. Amer
ican diplomats huvo learned Unit
Xpain recently endeavored to make an
Arrangement with Japan whereby, in
the event of war with tho United
Ntates, the thirty ur mi warihlp. now
building in various hhipyarJs for
Japan would bo transferred to spiu
Upon the failure of the negotiations
tho Spanish government entered upon
deal with Chili for thn transfer to
the Spanish flag of several vessels
about comploted for tho Chilean re
public. Tha diplomats ru furred to express
tho opinion that from the standpoint
ol international law, the completion
of such n ileal might bo regarded its
an unfriendly act toward tho United
Betides the Itothsuhllds, other prom
inent finaiiolnrs of Iondnu and Paris
favo entirely out off tho monetary
npplles whleh Spain has hitherto suc
ceeded In obtaining.
I. A. Inl lllr lii uii Aiylam.
riAWKK.scK, Kan.. Nov. in, P. A.
Dolbco, the Douglas oouuty fnrmer
and politician, who was ndjudged In
sane ton days ago, died this morning
at S o'clock in tho asylum at Tnpcka.
He had been violent ever lnco ho was
taken Micro, but his death ciiuio at a
Nt. .Insppli rtllxcii tdllril
St, Joski'ii. .Mo., Nov. I A. -Albert
lslnger, uged 03, and woll-kiiown
here, was killed nt tho Jiurllngtou
Monterey atreet crossing last night by
DIED TO VERIFY A BELIEF
Jahn It. Iliilllll, ,lr, U Cnrloas
t.rarn the Fnlnre.
Nrcw Vonir, Nov. M. John C. llul
lit, jr., of Dttluth, Minn., was found
dend to-day In a room nt tho Central
Ilnllroad hotel on Liberty street The
man had npparcntly committed huI
cldo, us bottles containing hydro
chloric ncid, eynadldo of potassium
and nitric acid wcro found on n tablo
near tho bed upon wlilch tho corpso
lay. A latter found in tho npnrtment
addressed to Joshua 1 llullltt, jr.,
nig Stone Oap, Wise county, Va., read
"Doar Joshua:! have decidod to
end it nil. You will, I know, bo in
terested In knowing how a person
feels who In nbout to step Into the un
known world. Ilunce, I will tell you
what nir feclluirs are.
"I wonder, 1 doubt, I hope, but
over nil tho wonder nnd tho doubt nnd
tho hope, a feeling of Intense cirl
olty provnils What Is tho future? I
bellovo I know, but it Is only n belief.
1 am very curious to verify it Tho
fee! I n if of fear Is ulifccnt I am going
fiom here to tho Kdcn Museo to play
chess with the automaton. This fact
Illustrates my mental condition, per
hups, more than a volume of my writ
ing would. Dciith seems to me to be
merely an event of no more import
ance, say, than break fust I lova
life nnd hate to leave it, but the sum
mons hns been served and I must
answer. And now, good-by. Wo will
meet nguln. Your brother,
John G JJtjj.i.irr, Jr."
THE NEEDS OF THE NAVY.
Mis Himicvult Points Out tin, I'rMant
WaakriMi of This Country.
Nkw Yonit, Nov. 10. At tho annual
banquet of tho Society of Naval and
Mechanical Engineers, Mr. Roosevelt,
assistant secretary of the navy, made
tho principal speech. In part he said:
"We need a large increase In the force
both of officers and enlisted man, but
tho most crying neod of tha navy
at the moment la tho need of first
class dry docks. Next cornea tha
need for an ample quantity of emoke
less powder and projectiles. We need
a powerful fighting navy a nay In
cluding an atnplo number of torpedo
boats, an nmplo forco of seagoing
battleships, and also armored cruisers
which should both possess endurance
und in addition carry an abundance
of rapid flro guns, our deficiency in
torpedo boats being particularly
"Unless wo aro willing to be put in
tho contemptible attitude of those
who bluster without being able to
back up their words by deeds, wo
must provo that our tittltudo about
tho Monroe doctrine is not a sham.
To provo this means that wo must
havo a powerful navy. If we annex
Hawaii wo Mini I need nn adequate
navy to enforco our position on thd
Pnclllc. if wo do not unhcx Hawaii
wo shall uocd a much larger navy, as
Hawaii cannot stand ulono, some
other power must necessarily toko it,
nnd that moment mennco our wliolo
KANSAS CITY FEDERAL PIE,
Knllng-ir, Kctitngar anil Beott Slated fo'
the tlnod I'lacv-t
Washington. Nov. 15. It Is under
atood that V. L. Kessingor lias beea
ngrci 1 upon for surveyor of the port
of Kansas City. Ho is" strongly sup.
ported by Secretary Sherman, Ropro
ontatlvo Grosveuor and other Ohio
men. Itcforo moving to Missouri, Mr.
Kesslnger was u resident of Ohio and
a member of tho loglslaturo whon Mr,
Sherman was a cnudldato for tho sen
ate. His vote was oast for Sherman
nta critical juncture.
It Is also understood that P. K. Kel
logg, of niuli Hill, has been decidod
on for collector and Sum. Scott for
DR. SUSAN A EPSON DEAD.
Tha Woman Who Attended lrnrl Car
flnld Snocumbs to Heart tlUeain.
Washington-, Nov. 15. Dr. Susan
A. Kdkon, horacopathlst, many year
tho Garfield's family physician, died
nt her home horo yesterday of heart
disease at 75.
After General (inrfleld was bhol
Mrs TMson attended him at Mr. Oar
field's roquest, although tho alio
pathlsts resentod her presence, and
she was nt the bcdsldo moro than any
of tho other physicians. It was said
.mi-, limine also had great confidence
la her. Her first record was as an
NEGRO ASSAULTsTa GIRL.
i:ip. rroui thn sheriff Wlilla llrlng
Taken to Jail.
iMlEfKNIIKNCK, Kan., Nov. J3. Till
U-ycur-old daughter of Jl. F. Level,
who lives south of this city ou the
Miller farm, was assaulted late yester
day afternoon by "Snow" Duncan, o
negro. He was arrested by Sherlfl
Moses nt his home m tho western part
of tho city and was being brought t
Jail whon ho Jumped from tho buggy,
Tho sheriff fired twice at the negro,
but he escaped, running west through
tin woods nlong the banks of Rock
oreuk. Soveral officers and cltitent
aro in pursuit of Duncan. The people
here are very indignant over the affair
and If tho negro Is caught ho will be
frltls fur ti.lnrabla.
Panama, Nov. 15. The political
fcltuatlon In Colombia Is critical.
Fear arc expressed in official circles
thnt tho Conservatives aro conspiring
against tha govcrmnoiit and these ex
pansions liao aroused gonoral tin
easiness. It "llnrcroril" In l.nrlt AcMu.
Atlanta, tin., Nov. n. Alexander
Pulkey fell dead here last night His
daughter, .Mrs. J.uscollcs, is his solo
heir nod tho cstatu is estimated at
5175,000. Just what this means to tho
bogus "Lord lloresford" is not clean
HE 'BROKE HIS NECK
ENGINEER FRED NADEN'S
A find Wreck nt Itrnken How An Rxtra
1'rrlght lltina Into u Itrpnlur nn tha
Ntdlnc l.-nitln'cr's Nrrk llrokrn Iti
JninluK fniiu the 'h.
A .ad vrcek occurred at llroken
llow nt3 o'clock Sunday morning. An
extra freight going east ran into tho
second section of 48, also cast bound,
which was switching in tha yards.
Several cars wcro thrown from tho
4i-acL nnd badly smashed and tho en
f.'lnc of tho extra is almost a total
I'rcd Nadcn, cxglnucr of tho extra,
Was killed in jumping from the engine,
his head striking n brakebcam and his
braiuM were ficatteicd for many foot.
Tho fireman and head br.ikcmau of
tho special had miraculous escapes nnd
wore uninjured. Tho wreckage wnr
cleared nwny by noon ho that trains
could pass. The coroner's jury found
that the blamo lay with the dead en
gineer, who did not linvo his train un
der control nnd was running at u high
rato of speed when tho led hlgnnl was
out to stop.
Eugiuccr Nuden's remains were
taken to his homo at Lincoln.
FREMONT SUGAR FACTORY
Slept lleliiK Taken to hrciira inn A
Tho Hoard of trndo of Fremont is nt
present considering a proposition of
eastern capitalists to build a sugar fac
tory in that city, nnd for several days
representatives of the capitalists have
been conferring with Fremontcra and
looking over the ground for a suitable
site. The other night a meeting of
tlio board was held and tho matter
wits talked over fully. Tho idea given
out by tho representatives was that
their people would como to Ficmont
and erect a 750 ton factory for n bonus
of 8100,000 and a hlto of forty acres of
ground. It had been ascertained that
tho capitalists aro of good financial
standing, for tho board has had all it.
wants of windy promoters. A resolu
tion was finally carried that It bo tho
sense of tlio meeting that an olTcr be
made of 830.000 cash nnd forty acres of
ground. Whether tho capitalists will
uccept the proposition or not is nof
MAY CLEAR THE MYSTERY
l'oitlMllty that tho Dend 3ln Found
Near Firth Mar ho Identified.
Although tliero were no now devel
opments in the Firth murder mystery
today several rumors gained currency
in effect that thu identity of thu dead
niun found near thero the other day
hud been established. One story was
that the deceased was tlio man Doyle,
who suddenly disappeared from Itliica,
Neb., several mouths ngo. Tho de
scription of one tallies very closely wit!
tho other, even to tho clothing. Dr.
Urandhoft' of Fhth called upon Coro
ner Miller at lieatrlco and said that a
recent issue of a Modem Woodmen
paper contained a inscription of a
young mnn who was missing which
corresponded close'y with tlio one
found. It is thought that tho publicity
given tho matter by tho newspapers
will eventually result in clearing up
tho mystery. Tho coroner's mail has
already assumed big proportions.
ROBBED HIS BEDFELLOW.
sVandrrlnK Corn llimker llecainia From
it Farm nr I'lntl union th.
H. S. Flock, a farm hand working foi
Waltern Vallery, near Plattsmouth is
a sadder but wiser man than ho was a
fow days ngo. Saturday morning a
strong nnd healthy looking wandering
Willie, giving his name as Frank Heftt,
asked Mr. Vnllery for a job husking
corn and was put to work by Flock.
The two got along very well together
and thut uight shared tho sauio bunk.
Out of pure gratitude to Mr. Flack tho
stranger decided that tho bed was
rather crowded and accordingly picked
up his shadow and departed. Flock
awoko later and noting tlio abseuco of
his bedfellow instituted a search which
revealed the loss of n revolver und a
wallet containing S7t In cash. Flock
iiottlled all neighboring towns and un
less the fellow avoids all settlements
ho will probably havo to liquidate.
THROWN INTO THE RIVER
Illfttrrtlnic An-ldrnt Ciisllnc it T.lfe .M
A most distressing accident ocourre.d
at the west bridge across tho south
channel of the Platte, river nt Fremont
last Friday, in which Mrs. Nelson lost
her life. Mr .and Mrs. NelBon wero
driving to the city to trade when, in
decendiug tho hill leading to tho
bridge, tho harness broke and the ve
hicle lunged to ono side, throwing tho
woman aud her babe into the river.
Mr. Nelson plunged in to aavo them,
but the mother drowned. All attempt
to bring her to life fulled.
Ilulldlnc a Solid Itoad Hed.
S, 0. fjuwtell, a contractor, has a big
gang of men near Plattsmouth at
work tilling tho approach of tho It. &
M. to tho river at thnt point und mak
ing it a solid roadbed instead of a mile
of trestlo work. It will take a year
to complete tho job,
l'rotil nn Alltil,
Frank McKcnna, ono of tho youths
defendant in tho Kills rape caso which
has been ou at Auburn, was Saturday
lust declared not guilty, tho Jury hold
ing that he had Proved nn alibi.
THE SCORE 6 TO a
ft ferae Cornell Hevliat Ills Deetalon la
Kantat-Nebratka. Football (lamtw
Lincoln, NeU, Nov. It). F. D. Cor
nell, referco of the Nobraskn-Knnsnt
football game, in a signed statimon
reverses his decision, giving the gntna
to Nebraska, by n scoro of ft to 5 Instead
of 10 to 5. Tho gnmo nnd its
outcomo has greatly stirred col
lego circles, also leading to the nr
rest of M. K. Harmon, a law student
In tho Kansas university, nnd
his confinement lu tho county jail
Harmon, it is alleged, wus stakeholder
in many bets and refused to turn ovor
the money. Tho warrnnt for hi ar
rest charged "wagorlng on a gamj of
chance," but this, it Is olnlmcd, was
simply a subterfugo to hold him.
Money held by him was roplevlucd
nnd Into last night Harmon was ro
leased. Ho says, however, ho will ro
jinin and flgKt tbo caso in tho courts
Curl J. Fosberg, a young man from
fioukford, Minn., eurouto to Lincoln,
-net death from usphy.xhitlon nt tho
stuto hotel, Omaha' some time Satur
lay night or Sunday. Ho registered at
lh hotel Saturday morning aud went
lo his room about 10 o'clock. Somo
time along about midnight the night
:lork, George Do Franco, heard
groans issuing from the room, but did
lot think that anything serious was
the matter mid no more attention was
paid to it until noon Sunday, when a
:linmberniiiid studied gas und whou
tho tloor was opened Fosberg was
dead In his bed. Ho had blown out
the gas. I (Otters in his vuliso disclosed
the fact that his wlfo lives in Rock
ford, Minn., und that ho has relatives
named O. A. Sldwell at Iloldrcgo and
Johnson, Ht Kearney. Tho remains
wero turned over to thu eoronor nmf
(ho relatives notified.
I If. Illllll't F.IHll.
Mrs. S. P. Wilson, an elderly lady
ivingat 1719 Dodge street, Omaha,
ivbs run down by a huck driven by
lack Kirby of Reed's hack lino last
Saturday afternoon while crossing the
Intersection of Fifteenth nud Furnain.
I'lio carriage polo struck her in tho
back and knocked her under tho feet of
the team. When shu scrambled out
with assistance tho driver coolly tried
lo drive auuy, but iudigiiunt by-ttuudct-s
stopped him nnd held him un
til a policeman came. A complaint
wus filed ugaiust him. It is claimed
that he was drunk. Mrs. Wilson's in
juries ore supposjil to bo quito serious
Ilarelnry ut llnrtliigtnn.
Lato Saturday night burglars broke
mto tho back door of Carvoy ,fc Car
mack's saloon at llurtingtou, nntl
plundered the safe of 5100 in cash and
papers, valued at over S1.000. The
valuable papers and money drawer
were found the following morning in
in outhouse adjoining thu snloou.
Whllu no arrests have been made, cor
talu persons living in town aro sus
pected ns being tho thieves.
CaiiKhl n lluriieiiH Tllcf.
12. J. Katon, living west of Rivcrton
three miles, went to tho barn ami
3tiu set of harness, a buffalo robe, n
pnir of horse blankets, and two riding
bridles, he discovered, wcro not iu the
places usually reserved for the in. He
tracked thu thief cast seventeen miles,
taking a constable with him. They
caught up witli the thief seven miles
south of Red Cloud, with tho goods in
his possession. Tho captors took thu
fellow to Kloomiugtou.
Claim MiootliiK Wan Miillrlim.
The young man, Oscur Dyers, who
was shot through tho left lung last
week at Kdgnr, by Ralph Glazcr, as was
first biipposed by accident, is apparent
ly getting well. It Is now claimed
thnt tho shooting wns malicious ami"
Glncr has been arrested and bound
over to thu next term of district court
to answer the charge of malicious as
anlt with a deadly weapon.
Allahr Kill Ilnrlf.
Raymond, tlio thlrtceu-mouths-olil
son of Jcphtha Cox of Wllber, died re
cently from tho effects of a somowliut
peculiar accident. While ut play nbout
ten days ngo he accidentally dislodged
a pair of shears that wore hanging ou
tho w nil, tho points penetrating hiy
(iuuthot Caniei Death.
Riiiehart Mcnsii, a boy about eleven
years old, living with his parents ton
miles southeast of Sownrd, accidental
ly shot himself with an old army mus
ket tho other afternoon while out on a
hunt, from thu effects of which ho
died snvural hours Inter.
Trciiinnrh Man Ileclwred Innniie.
John L. Clark has beon adjudged in
sane by the authorities of Tccumsoh,
and will be taken to the asylum ut
Lincoln. His wife wns the complain
ant ugainst him.
Hrainard people huvo subscribed for
tock for a co-operatho creamery, to
be established tbero.
Tho twelve-year-old- dnughter of
Mrs. W. II. Sehryock of Plattfltnotitli
was kicked by a horse and very se
verely injured. She will probably re
cover. The superintendent of the horticult
ural department of the state's exposi
tion exhibit hns secured sixty-seven
varieties of apples for the exhibit tliun
early In tho proceedings.
Ross Ii. nammond is uow comfort
ably ensconsed in tho Fremont post
office. Mr. Currol durrng his four
years rclgu was necommodatlug nml
generally liked. Mr. Hammond will
endeavor to keep up thn high standard.
Saturday night tho uow porMunster
took tho ofQco forco und tho retiring
postmaster to Wnlr't pallors, whcrolic
SURE IT WAS MURDER.
nty's I-atriil Mynterv Crttmlnc
The finding of tho remains of nn tin
Anowti matt near Firth t hi week has
brought a Hood of Inquiries to Coroner
Miller's office nml in nddltiou a lot of
proffered solutions to tho mystery,
none of which aro considered the least
plausible. Ono man writes that about
sixteen yenrs ago a young man disap
peared from that section of the coun
try nnd expresses tho bellof that tho
remains of tho unknown aro his.
That they had been burled somewhero
snd had been taken up und placed in
that out of thu way place. This is a
fair sample of more thnn a scoro of
solutions whleh havo been heard given
of tlio mystery. That the case is one
of murder is not questioned, und peo
ple generally aro hoping it will bo
solved, but at present such a result
appears very rumote. The caso has
rovived discussion ovur tho apparent
easiness with which iiiiirdern nro com
mitted in this county without fear of
detection, u number having occurred'
during tho past few years, whleh in
clude tho murder of Henry Thlosscn,
near IJllis, Davy Jones, near Wymore,
and tho one at Fllley, neither of which
ever enmo to light.
FARMER KILLS HIMSELF.
round Sllllni; lu n (,'litilr Willi ii KetoUer
111 Ills Hand.
Kdward Ridtler, u farmer about
thirty-five years or uge, living nenr
Fnlrbury, committed suicide in John's
livery office nbout 1 o'clock Mondiiy
afternoon His body wns found sitting
upright in it chair, lu his right hand
ho held a thirty-two calibre revolver,
while ills Ufa blood was pouring from
s ghastly hole iu his temple. Kidder's
wife left him about three months ago
and it is thought that that, together
with financial trou tiles, caused melan
choly. Ilu left no explanation of his
rush net. The coroner's jury returned
a verdict iu accordance with the above
;oinwntrd inn Sentence.
Governor Holcomb Moudny commut
ed tho sentence of James Hardick, who
tomo time ago was sentenced to three
years in tho penitentiary for entering
school house and carrying away fivo
joints of stovepipe, a lump and water
bucket He was received at the peni
tentiary February 7. Since Hurdick's
imprisonment his wife nnd fom- chil
dren have beeu supported by the coun
ty. Several persons interested in tho
prosecution and many citizens, includ
ing Judge M. L. II ay ward of Nebraska
City, petitioned thu governor to pardon
tho prisoner. Governor Holcomb com
muted the sentence and Hardick way
Judge Kdgnr Howard, who was re."
eently re elected county judge of Sarpy
county, is destined to give the most
expert divorce court a lively chase.
Tuesday morning ho had gone to the
depot at I'apillion to take the train
for Omaha, when his asslstaut came
runuiug down ufter him with the in
formation that there was a couple
there at the office who wanted to be
married. Ho bad sunt them to a hotel
and started after the court. Judgo
Howard hastened over to tho hotel,
performed the servico nnd returned to
the depot iu the space of just two min
utes and in time to eateh his train, nof
wait lug even for his fee.
A Xmel Kiprilltlon.
Captain .More tti, who operated the
Venetian gondolas ut tho Nashville ex
position and bus secured the conces
sion for thu trans-Mississippi exposi
tion, lias embarked for Omuhu and
expects to get there with his fleet of
gondolas in about a month. His crew
of gondoliers will row the boats
through by wny of the Cumberland,
Mississippi und Missouri rivers and ex
pect to get through before (he leu
Honor Fur Wnrrlnr Hold.
George D. Melklejohn, assistant
secretary of war, will arrive in Lin
coln next Monday. Company F.
Second regiment, Cuptuin Campbell
commanding, will tender Sccretnry
Melklejohn a reception in tho company
armory on Tenth street, Lincoln.
Governor Holcomb will be present as
commander-in-chief of the Nebraska
uatloual guard, and other stato mili
tary authorities will attend. Invita
tions ami tiekets'to a banquet will be
IJiHilnood Man Die nt Franklin.
James Johnson of Deadwood, S. I).,
who bad been at Franklin, Neb.,
u short time on account of poor health,
aud to visit relatives, was buried Mon
day by the Odd Fellows lodge, of
which Mr. Johnson was ti member.
His death wits caused by consumption
which was contracted by working in
smelters in tlio Rlack Hills. He has
considerable lifo insurance.
Illni Very Suddenly.
Mrs. Fred Wcstfnll died suddenly
Sunday morning at 1 o'clock at her
home iu factory district Fremont.
She was apparently ns well as usual,
but in the evening sho wus taken with
a terrible pain iu the head. Mcdieal
aid was summoned, hut to no uvull.
She leaves a husband und five children,
Slayer Walker UoeaFiee, '
George Walker of Chadron, it colored
soldier indicted for the murder last
spring of Sandy Touruug.i, colored,
wns recently acquitted in district
court at Chadron, The e.vldunce
showed thnt Toiiruage had assaulted
aud threatened Julia Fuller, n white
woman, ami in fear of her life she
called upou Walker to assist her.
Walker drow n revolver and killed
Tournago Instantly. The judge in
structed tho jury to acquit Walker on
motion of (bo dcfen.be,
THE PLAINTIFF TESTIFIES
Ml er;e Tell Urr lldr of thn fontro-
very nil It Dr. llnstnin
Tho SI 0,00 breach of promise case of
Miss Marie llergo vs. Dr. Ilaslam, now
on in district court at Fremont wai
fairly started Tuesday. Monday even
ing Dr. Ilaslam was on the stnud. The
contract of marriage was ndtnlttod by
defendant's attorneys aud the wltncs
Identified certain letters and papers
introduced by the plaintiff. ,
The plaiutlfT was next placed upon
the stand. Sho testified that when
tho contract of marriage was made she
was fifteen years of ago; that tho first
knowledge she had of tho contract be
ing broken was wheii tho dofendant
was married Iu 180:tj that the defend
ant visited her after her removal to
llecmer. Her nttorneys uttempted to
Introduce a hunch of letters written by
tho defendant but tho judge ruled thi
out. It came out in her testimony
thut tliero were no signatures to the
letters, or addresses either, for tlio
pluiutlfl', in returning photographs and
letters to the defendant, had cut them
out, not caring to write them in her
bund. She testified that on ono oc
casion the doctor had asked her to
come to Fremont and get acquainted
with his friends, but she nover had,
owing to his coldness. She had. con
tinued to love him nml said thero was
no one llko him. After his marriage
she staitl in the, house and did not go
in company for a year.
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A PROBABLE lYlUKUtK. f
Ituil of a Man liiuod In the Undertint
er Ada in.
The remains of an unknown roau
were found Wednesday between Ad
ams and Firth. They were lying In a
draw near the Nemaha und were cov
ered with underbrush. The wero dis
co ered by hunters, who notified the
coroner of Gage county. The man
had been dead so long that the flesh
had ull decayed. A bullet hole was
in his skull. The inference ia that he
-was shot. It is probable, from the
kind of clothing and its condition, that
tho remains had lain there at least sla
months, aud maybe more. The re
niains were tltose of a young man, ap
parently about -'5 years old.
The caso is as yot shrouded in abso
lute mystery. No one has been miss
ing from that section of the eouatrr.
nor is there apparently as yot any clue
us to who the man was. Coroner Mil
ler has ordered the remains aud cloth
ing sent to Heatrloe and will place
them in the vault iu tho court hou.e
b.iseineut, hoping at f-otne future time
to bo able to unearth tho mystoty.
Arrratu in llTiWRiilWt 1" the Mldtt n'
Rev. M. K, Palnieter, lecturer, evan-
:;rlistand ltaptist minister tnauo ni
nniieiiriincc at Mct'ool Junction a week
or two ago. At first h lectured on
I European subjects charging an ad
mission, but only it few attended. He
then commenced a revival meeting and
I,.. vrxiu Intrrntiuteil himself into the
good will nnd homes of most of the
ltaptist people of the place. Sunday
uight last he announced that he
would preach tho following night a
usual. Monday morning Sheriff Price,
came down and arrested Rev. Falmotcr
ou a reported serious charge, taking
himtoYoik. Constable Oug of Mc
Cool Junction received a letter from
the sheriff of Guruett county, Kansas,
asking if the Rov. Palmcter was there
and if so to shadow him and if he at
tempted to leave to nrrest him as he
was budly wanted by persons at Oar
HARD TO SECURE A JURY
Trial of Fllli Jlaiie Cmei Ilrjtlni In Die.
trlct Court at Auburn.
Tho trial of Frank D. MeKenney for
stat'itory rape upon Ruth Ellis was be
gun in " Auburn Wcdncsduy before
Judge Stui). Tho regular panel and
somo twenty-five talesmen wero ex
hausted. When court adjourned in
thu evening the state had used one
challenge and the defense four. The
state has two and the defense four
challenges yet The sheriff went into
the country west of Auburn Wednes
day night after special talesmen.
It is expected that the Hoy King
oae, another one of the Kills rap
eases, will go ovor to the next term.
Mrs. Mary Wlckllne, aged Hfty-thre1sl
j cars, Qta at. ner noma m mi
City the other day of malarial poisoning
She and her husband were wembors of
U,e soldiers' colony at Fitr.gnrald, Ga.,
wherw the malarial fever was contract
ed, They came from there overland,
reaching Nebraska City but a few days
While threshing at N. S. Hyatt a
farm near Monroe Tuesday afternoon,
August Lindners; had his baad caught
in tho (earing of the horse power and
ground up his arm to tho elbow. Tho
power had to be taken apart before
lie could be extricated. He was takem
to the hospital at Columbus. .
The heaviest fall of snow that haaV
fatyen In the past two 'years fell at '
atjHyanuls Tuesday. The fall was
fully one foot, and extended about
sixty miles cast and west over that
section of tlio country.
A lamp exploded in Kunz A, Nelson's
saloon at West Point, and blowout the
handsome plato glass front. Several
persons wore burned. Dnrango, about
The funeral of tho triplets born to
Mr. and Mrs. George Kngcr, near Grand
Island about three weeks ago, took
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