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THE ItED CLOUD CHIEF.
IS HAYWAED OE OTOE
FLOCK TO HIM.
Ttoll Only racially Cnttml Hatcrr of
DuagU Morn to Mnkn It Unanimous
A Iteprrnrntntlvn Itrptitdlran Ticket
rimtform mid ItloKrnplilrnl Hkclclie.
Lincoln, August 11. Thercpubllcnn
Mate convention wns called to order
in tlic Oliver tlicntro yesterday a little
after tho tlmosct, but ns soon as or
ganization wns effected business pro
ceedod with senroeiy n brculc.
Congressman Dave Mcreer called tins
convention to order and slated the
committee bad selected nn temporary
chalrrann 0. W. Conklin of Teknnuili.
Mr. Cpuklln delivered an address,
which bad tho single fnult of being
longer than tho convontlou wns In u
humor to receive. It hud tho effect of
hming him tho pormiinent chairman
whip, for which honor .Senator Thurs
ton was selected.
There were no contesting delega
tions and the Hut of delegatus as pre
pared by the secretary was accepted.
Am soon as permanent organization
wns effected and it committee on reso
lutions nud platform appointed, tho
convention proceeded to ballot for
governor. One county after another
swung into line for Hiiywurd. Doug
las gave her 103 votes solid for Halter,
while Lancaster gave lier 53 to llay
ward. .Madison county elected llay
ward by giving him 1 1 votes and linker
two. At tills point Mr. linker arose,
nnd said that to him it was evident
thnt the convention thought ho could
serve tho party best on tho bench
rather than as governor, and moved to
suspend tlie call of tho roll and mako
.Judge llaywitrd'tt nomination unani
mous. Tills was received with cheers,
.lodge Ilnyward appeared and thanked
tho convention in n short speech for
the honor conferred.
On roll call for lieutenant governor,
.Senator Murphy of Kent rice and Mayor
(IllVcrt of West' Point wero tho only
starters, but .Murphy forged so far
ahead tho cnll was suspended and the
nomination tendered him unanimously
Lancaster county was reached on
roll call for treasurer before the con
vention camu to tho conclusion Unit
("crick Duras, u llohemluii citizen of
Saline county, ought to have It by
T. L. Mathews of Fremont had a
dear Held anil a straightaway course
in his run for the nomination for au
ditor and It was given tj him by ac
clamation and under a suspension of
For treasurer it was necessary to
cnll tho roll twice before u selection
could be made, l'ctcr Mortoiisen, n
Dnnlsh-Amerleiin citizen and bnnkcr
of Ord led the cliaso and ut tho conclu
sion they undo it unanimous
I'or superintendent of public In
struction the roll call resulted in tins
choice falling o" J. I Savior, at pres
ent superintendent of schools for the
city of Lincoln. Olher. run, but Sny
lor proved lleetest.
.fudge X. 1). .luekson was so far
in front In tho race for tho attorney
generalship that tho convention treat
ed him as it had the. others, and on
motion of tho chief of tho imposition
it was made unanimous.
Douglas county, which felt some
what glum when linker went down
wus tiiolllltcil when told It could uuiiie
tho treasurer, but falling to agree on
anyone for thut olllcc, accepted the
Innd commlsslonership, nnd on its mo
tion the convention named A. 1'.
Williams of Douglas county.
The convention adjourned at nbput
!trlr lllciKraphlriil Sketch..
. .lodge .Monroe L. Ilnyward will be
fifty-eight years of age on the V'.'d of
December, lie. wns born In Wlllsboro,
X. Y., but ciimo to Nebraska in 18(17,
settling at Nebraska City, where ho
low resided ever since, practicing lnw.
He was u delegate, to the. constitutional
convention In 187.1, nnd has presided
over severnl state conventions, lie
served as Judge of tho Second judicial
district. He served two year in tho
wnr, enlisting in 1801 In tho Mini
Now York infantry, served afterward
in the cavalry, and was honorably
discharged for disability. Itcud law,
and nftcr a year spent at Whitewater,
Wis., enmc to Nebraska.
(Seorgo A. Murphy, of Itcntricn nom
inated for lieutenant governor, Is u
bright young lawyer. Ilo wus un ac
knowledged leuder of the republican
tilde in the. state senate In 1S!7. Ho Is
nn orator of great power nnd a good
parliamentarian. Mr. Murphy was
born In Stark county, Ind., Christmas
day, 1H,"8, At un enrly age ho taught
school and attended1 the northern In
diana college nt Valparaiso, Ho grad
uated In 1H8I, read law two years In
Chicago and begun pruetleo at Knox,
Ind. After live years' practice he
went to llcatricc.
T. L. Mathews, qf Fremont, nomina
ted for auditor. Is forty-right yours old.
He in a Pennsylvania by birth, but
spent his youth nnd early manhood In
Illinois. He. hns born in Nebraska u
portion of the time for fifteen years,
having rande his home nt Fremont for
eight years, being in tho loan uud real
.ludgc N. D. Jackson, nominee for
attorney general, Is one of the giants
on the list, treasuring six feet, threo
nnd one-half inches In height, lie was
iwrn in lown. took n scientific course
in 1854 in Oxford county, Me , spent
his curly life in lowu, Wisconsin and
Minnoiiotn,,and graduated in 1870. Ho
camu to Cedar Valley seminary In
lowu, read law in the law department
of tho University of Nebraska the
same year, located nt Onkdale, and re
moved to Nellghln I81U.
Peter Mortonscn, nominee for stnto
treasurer, is u Dane. Ho camu to this
country a ncunilcss youth, took a
homestead In Nobrnskn and hns rondo
n success in life. Ho Is president of
the. First National bank of Ord.
C'cnck Durus, candidate for sec re
of state. Is u llohcmtnn. Ho wns n
member of the stntc senate in 1887 and
has served several terms as county
treasurer of Sallno county. He is con
servative, gives Important matters duo
consideration, but when he makes up
his mind ho takes n determined stand
A. F. Williams of Douglas county
was tho cholco of the convention forv
hind commissioner. Ho wns called
Farmer Williams, an appellation right
ly applied to him, as he is n priJotlcul
farmer and owns one of tho finest
farms in Douglas county. Ho is ouo
who has not failed on the farm. Ho
served six years as county commis
sioner of Douglas county. Mr. Wil
liams was born In Louis county, New
York, February la, 1811. His parents
were farmers and ho spent his early
life on tho farm. He cumo to Nebras
ka in 1878,
.1. F. Saylor, superintendent of tho
Lincoln public schools, Is tho nominee
for stntc superintendent. Mr. Saylor
was formerly connected with Lincoln
Normal, lie Is well known to edu
cators of Nebraska nnd Iowa, where
he has spent most of his life.
Tho following platform was adopted:
We, the republicans of Nebraska, in
convention assembled, congratulate
tho people of the state upon the ful
fillment of the pledges mudo ut tho
national republican convention nt St.
I. ouls. Our industries have revived,
our finances have been maintained,
our national credit is restored and ev
ery dollar Issued by the government
Is ou a par with gold.
Our laborers ai employed, our man
ufacturing establishments have re
sumed operation, our mines are being
worked to their full capacity, tho
masses of the people arc prosperous
and are consuming onco more to tho
extent of their needs the products of
the farm and the fuctory.
We reaffirm unswerving allegiance
to the principles enunciated in tho re
publican national platform of lB'Jt).
Wo arc In favor of tho maintenance of
the present gold standard and unal
terably opposed to the free and unlim
ited coinage of silver.
We favor the. payment of our sol
diers and sailors in the same money
as Is paid the bondholders.
We congratulate the nation upon
the successful issue of tho war with
Spain prosecuted under the direction
of William McKlnlcy, commander-in-chief
of (ho army anil navy of the
L'nltcd States, with the loyal support
of brave volunteers on both land and
Wc emphasize our hearty approval
of the wNc foreign policy of President
McKlnlcy and also of tho terms de
manded of Spain aus the conditions of
Wc pledge. If restored to control of
the state government, nn honest nnd
economical administration of public
affairs nud the introduction of strict
business methods Into nil stntc otllccs.
Wo pledge the abolition of all un
necessary or sinecure stnte olllces.
We pledge a comprehensive revision
of the revenue laws of tho state with
n view to more equitable distribution
of tax burdens.
We pledge legislation for stato con
trol and regulation of public corpora
tions in the Interest of all tho people.
We pledge the necessary steps to
ward u revision of tho state constitu
tion. Wr call attention to the sham re
forms of the tripple allied fusion par
ties who have secured victory at tho
polls under false pretenses and whoso
pledges are proved by experience to
bo unreliable and utterly worthless.
Wo invite the co-operation and sup
port of not only.nll who bcllcvo in re
publican principles, but also of nil
who wish better government, to lh.3
end that Nebraska may bo no longer
discredited by being classed among
the states in subjection to populism.
II a raited for SO Tear.
There Is a Jew, a native of LltsTi,
Uiissla, living In the East End or Lon
don, who has fasted for twenty yuan,
his solo dally diet during that time
constating of six pints of milk, three
pints of beer nnd a half pound of
Demerara sugar. Ills name Is Morrla
I' ox. He In nn excellent Talmudtcal
scholar, and In spite of his frugal meats,
ho Is tho most healthy. Intelligent nnd
wideawake person In his Quarter. He
Is now over forty. At tho ago of seven
teen, It appears, ho cauijht some ling
ering fever, which shattered his con
stitution nnd entirely destroyed his di
gestive organs. Ho took many kinds
of treatment from many physicians,
until his stomach became luured to nil
medicine. At tho Kleff ho-s'Sal they
vulnly tried to cure him by sponging
and electrolysis; nt Vienna his physi
cians Included tho well-known Drs.
Albert and Northnagel. His treatment
nt CarUbad won a failure; then he trav
clad to Konlsborg, when the physi
cians decided that ho must live on
BUgar, milk and beer. Ho adopted
their prescription, and soon regained
normal health. For twenty yeara no
solid food has passed his mouth.
Couldn't lis In Two rUew at Once.
Doctor Your wife must have chick
en broth three times a day, and you
must give her a spoonful of this medi
cine every hour during the night. Mr.
Jackson (dubiously) Wn'al, doctah, I
doan' nee how yo' expee.' roe too pervlde
hrr wif chicken broff an gib her dat
medicine at de same time.
Too Ilnr Friend.
From Harper's Iiatar: "Hawley,"
said Tomson to his most Intimate
friend, "111 make a compact with you.
You tell me my faults and I'll tell you
yours." "My dear fellow," Hawley re
piled), "I can't. My voice always civet
:u. after I've been talking six hours.'
UNDER TUB PROTOCOL
PARAGRAPHS OF THE WAR
Happening; n ttoinnnnil KUewhere Since
lliifttllltlrft Ilnt Crimed Army nnd
NiMjr Motemrnl nd Kiecutlv and l)r
Wrdnmdny, AilffR.H 10.
Secretary A ger bus determined to
enforce every regulation which will
Improve tho health of the various
camps of the nrmy. nnd has Issued per
emptory orders demanding thut all
sanitary precautions bo taken to pre
vent tho spread of such diseases inci
dent to encampincfits of large bodies
of men. such ns typhoid fever, malaria,
diarrhocu und dysentery.
The disposition of the troops which
tiro not now needed for active service
Is being considered by the war depart
ment. It Is thought the troops will
be moved north where they will be In
u cooler climate, and stationed in camps
not yet definitely selected. Orders arc
expected to bo Issued very soon which
will move many of tho troops and
spread them about the country in new
camps or upon practice marches.
The first shcddlngof American blood
on Philippine soil occurred last Sun
day night when eleven were killed
anil forty-four were wounded during a
skirmish at the Mulat'o trenches be
tween Cavlte and Manila. Tho Span
iards made tho attack in an attempt
to turn the American right, but were
repulsed after nn hour's fighting. The
troops engaged were the first battalion
California volunteers, Tenth Pennsyl
vania, first battalion of Third regular
artillery and I lattery A of Utah. It
Is said the first Nebraska wns also in
tho engagement, but press dlspntehes
do not mention It.
Tliurnlay. AiiRUNt 1 1.
lloth Sampson and Schley are to be
rear admirals, Sampson to lie one point
uhcad of Schley.
Major-Oenerrl Henry Lawton has
been assigned to the command of the
Fifth army corps, and (.Scucrnl Shatter
will come north.
Mnjor-Ocncrni Lawton has been
made military govemorof tins Province
of Santiago. llrigiidier-(!eneral Wood
will be governor of Santiago City and
Hrlgadler-Oeneral K. P. l'wer.s has
been appointed governor of (.Suuutau
a mo. ,
Advices from Honolulu are that Ad
miral .Miller arrived there on August
4. Tho admiral went there for the
purpose of raising the stars and stripes
over the Hawaiian Islands, but will
not do ro until the commissioners ar
rive there on the 17th lust.
The Stcumer Morgan City, carrying
recruits of Idaho and Nebraska volun
teers, had a lire in her hold on the
way to Manila. For nearly two weeks
tho heroic crew fought the fire, which
was not put out until after tho ship
reached Manila. The crew kept the
matter quiet, and thesoldier boys rode
over the blazing furnace blissfully un
conscious of their perilous situation.
I'rldity, A ii cunt IS.
A general order hns been Issued at
the adjutant-general's oflleo granting
one mouth's furlough to tho sick and
wounded soldiers and transportation
to their homes. At the expiration of
their furlough, If lit for duty, the sol
diers must report to the nearest army
post, camp or hospltnl, for the purpose
of being sent to their regiment'
Rutnrduy, AiikiikI 13.
After three months and twenty
one duys, the United States nnd Spufn
yesterday agreed to cease hostilities
and the French ambassador and Sec
retary Day. In the presence of the
president, signed the protocol which
will form the basis of a definite treaty
of pence. Orders have been sent to all
army and navy commanders to cease
hostilities. I lie lilocUadcs of Cuba.
Porto Klco and Manila are ordered
The orders to Dewey were not. made
public, (iener.il Shafter has replied
that he will notify tho Spanish forces
and will try to reach Havana. He will
also notify tho Cubans. The vessels
that have been doing blockade duty
around Cuba are ordered to assemble
at Key West. The New York, llrook
lyn, Indiana, Oregon, Iowa, and Mass
achusetts are ordered to Tompkinsvllle,
N. Y. The basis of tho pcueo treaty
First Thnt Spalu will relinquish
all claim of sovereignty over and title
Second That Porto Klco and other
Sp.inlsh islands In the West Indies und
nn island in the Ludroncs.to be selected
by the United Status, shnll be ceded to
Third That tho l'nltcd States will
occupy and hold the city, bay nnd hnr
lxr of Manila pending the conclusion
of a treaty of peace, which shall de
termine the control, disposition und
government of the Philippines.
Fourth Thut Cuba, Porto Klco and
other Spanish islands in tho West In
dies shull be Immediately evacuated.
and tnnt commissioners. 'to tie appoint
ed within ton days, shall within thir
ty days after the slgninir or tho proto
col, meet nt lluvana and San .luiin, re
spectively, to arrange und execute the
dctniln of the evacuation.
Fifth That the United States and
Spain each appoint not more than five
commissioners to negotiate- and con
clude a treaty of peuce. The commis
sioners are to meet at Paris nl later
than the first of October.
Sixth On the signing of the proto
col hostilities will be suspended, and
notice to that effect will lie given as
soon as possible by euch government
to its military and naval eommnndcr.s.
Tho Union Pacific is arranging fo
an excursion to Honolulu next month.
First nnd second class tickets wljl bo
sold. The rates have not been an
nounced. Mrs. Cora Cox of Table Mock was se
reroly burned yesterdny by tho ex
plosion of some gasoline, which she at
tempted to pour Into u boiler of hot
water while doing a wushing.
doseph Kriimenncher Iwft Fremont
two weeks ngo for Oinnhu and Lin
coln, and has not. been hoard of since.
When he left he had 8700 in money.
Ills family have been unable to find
any trace of him.
Sunday, Anc'i't M.
Fltzhugh Lee wns summoned to
The censorship on nil enblegrnms,
except In Cuba nnd Porto Itlco, has
The ports of Cuba and Porto Itlco
are now open to tho merchant vessels
of the world.
The transport City of Sidney, one a
the llrst fleet to carry troops to Manila,
has returned to Sou Francisco.
The expenses of tha war thus far
hnvo been Sl.r..000,(00. of which S98,
UOO.COO bus been uctually paid out.
Dullness nuil stagnation marked of
ficial quarters In Washington yester
day as a result of the sudden transi
tion from wnr to pence.
The wnr department hns been ad
vised through the Cuban junta at Now
York that the Cubans In the Held will
accept the terms of the protocol.
Private La Duke of the Second Wis
consin, who shot and killed Private
Stafford of the rcgulnr army, at Ponce,
Porto Klco, won court-martialed und
The cessation of hostilities will allow
all our battleships and cruisers to be
dry docked and scraped and over
hauled. All will, put in first class
The (Senium press is coming to the
conclusion that the recent war has
given the United States a name, and
hereafter this repullc is a power to bo
llcport of the signing of the portocol
reached General Miles in Porto Klco
too Into to prevent u very warm en
gagement between the opposing forces
Itoth the United States nnd Spain
have thanked France for in good of
fices In bringing about the rcapproach
ment between the two nations leading
to the cessation of hostilities.
Cuban troops nnd other citizens ot
Cuba needing food will at once be sup
plied with the same through tho com
missary department of the army until
other arrangements aro made.
The Cubans In New York arc happy
over the signing of the protocol, nnd
the nnsition taken by the United
States in Cuban affairs. Word hnsf
already been received from the Cubans
in thu 'field that they have accepted the
armistice, nnd arc no longer lighting
Admiral Cervera visited '.he Spanish
prisoners ut Portsmouth, N. II.. yes
terday. In the evening Cervera and
his staff were tendered u banquet at
the Hotel Wentworth. Today the ad
miral again visited tho camp where
the a, 000 or more prisoners are kept,
and distributed S3.,000 among the
The San Francisco, the. flagship of
Admiral Howell, of the blockading
squadron, got too near-Mono eastle, off
Havana, and was struck In the stern
by a ten or twelve-inch shell from n
shore battery, which tore a hole about
a foot In diameter, completely wreck
ing Admiral Howell's quarters and
smashing his bookcase to fragments.
Monday, AtiK"t Li
lt is stated thnt Ambassador to Eng
land Hay will succeed Day us secretary
(Sonera! Shaffer sent word yesterday
that the general health of his command
Tioops stationed at San Francisco
and destined for tho Philippines, have
been ordered detuined until further
Shutter's men nrc rapidly filling up
Camp WikofT at Montauk Point, L. I.
They could never have recuperated ut
The usual Sunday quiet prevailed at
tho white house and In tho army and
navy departments yesterdny. This is
a condition that has obtained since the
.Maine was blown up.
Commodore Howell is fast nssenv
bling theshlpsof the blocktiding sqund
run at Key West. The hole tern in the
stern of his flagship, San Francisco, has
been neatly patched.
Spanish newspapers now mourn
peace and say Spain has tumbled to a
third rate nation. They predict that
tho respite from war isonly temporarj",
fearing internal strife.
The advance of tho American army
in Porto Klco has stopped on receipt
of the president's orders to cease hos
tilities. The soldiers generally re
eelved the news with delight.
Tho uprising of tho Carllsts in tho
province of Castellon do In Plana,
which wus at first regarded as unim
portant, is a great deal more scrlouy
titan the government cares to ndnilt.
The United Stntcs government yes
terday received the llrst congratula
tions 'from a foreign power upon tho
successful termination of the war with
Spain. It came from Italy through
ambassador Iinron Fava.
Turiiluy, AiiKUit 10.
The mines In the harbor of Key West
have been oxploded to allow the free
movement of the ships from tho block
The president and cabinet are busy
these days formulating plans for tho
reconstruction of Cuba, Porto Klco,
and Spanish West lndlcu.
The president Is cnnvasslng public
sentiment as to how much.of a stand
lug army thhvnatibn' ought to keep up
after the treaty of peace is executed.
A telegram to tho. London Dally
Mall from lllarrlt. says: "Accounts
sent to Spain by visitors to Don Carlos
at Lucerne have created the greatest
alarm, and despite tho public denials
It. Is apparent that everything Is ready
for u great Carllst uprising upon the
conclusion of peuce. It is believed
Don Carlos will wait for the return of
th i Cuban army liefore ordering an In
surrection, because he believes the
army will return disheartened and
ripe for revolution. Carllsts have been
working In Cuba for months past."
As a result of a conference between
American nnd Cuban leaders at Santi
ago the Cubans are to Ik; paid off by
tho United States and disbanded. It
will Involve tho expenditure of about
81.000.00O, but it is iraportuut' to th'e
prosperity vif tho Island, as no one will
want to cultivate his land while in
surgent bands nrc ruidlng tho island.
Yes(rdny She state department re
ceived from Consul-Oeneral Wlldman
at Hong Kong a dispatch that Captain
Ceneral Augustl of tho Philippines
reached Hong Kong on the Oermau
warship Knlscrln Augtistin. Ho snya
that Dewey bombarded Manila Satur
day and that tho city surrendered un-
NEWS OF NEBRASKA.
SUCCINCT SUMMARY OF A
Mont Important Happening of the Pt
fii-Tfii Day llrlrfly .Mentioned All Por
tion of the Ntiite Cohered A Thorouch
Ilritilim of Nebrunloi Xew.
Wrdnrsdny, AiiRimt 10.
Mrs. A. K. Urimtli of Lincoln, who
dome time ngo went to Chlekninaiiga
to nurse her son Private Mode (Srllllth
of Company F. Second regiment, who
wns crltlcu'lly ill with typhoid fever,
expects to leave camp soon for haiiicj
bringing her son with her. Tho fever
Is broken, and he Is able to sit up.
The olllclal weather report Issued by
tho University of Nebraska shows that
the past week hns been cool with
heavy rain In most parts of tho state.
The average dally temperature defi
ciency was about four degrees. The
dally maximum temperature general
ly exceeded 00 degrees on only one
day, and the average maximum of the
week was but slightly ubove SO de
grees. Tho rainfall has been heavy,
exceeding an Inch In all except a few
southern and western counties, ex
ceeding two Inches in a large portion
of the northern and eastern counties
and exceeding threo inches in parts of
several central counties. The past
week has been unfavorable for stack
ing, threshing and haymaking, but
very favorable for the growtli of corn,
potatoes and other crops. Corn has
suffered considerable permanent In
jury from the .Inly drouth in the cen
tral and southern counties, while in
the northern counties little if any
damage has resulted to corn The
greatest damage amounting to from
(0 to 70 per cent of the crop, has oc
curred in Fillmore, Saline, Jefferson,
Thayer and adjoining counties. The
rains of tho week have placed the
ground In excellent condition for
plowing and the preparation of ground
for fall wheat has generally com
menced. Tliurndiiy. Atigtmt It.
The question of a new jail for Otoe
fount y is bciinr uiritatcd. the estimat
ed cost to bo S10.000. Tho old lull is
damp and unhealthy.
P. Ct. Lewis, a member of company
L, (Thurston Kifles) of the First" Ne
braska, was killed in the eiii'Mfi-incnt
at Manila last Sunday.
lames Callahan was badlv cut at
Omaha by Matthew Lane, a colored
gentleman, in a quarrel over a woman.
Callahan's wound Is dangerous and he
may die. Lnne was arrested.
J. W. Millcr.who has been working
fnv ir l .,.. ..no- n... .1,1 r-i,,. .......
.w ... ... .. f .i... ..ri it. w , , . out.
ccssfnlly passed some forged checks
bearing Mr. Long's signature, and
wnen tlio ameers wnnted to see .Miller,
it wus found he bad suddenly left for
Friday, Augunt 13.
At the First district conventions of
the fusion parties held at Plattsmouth
today .lames Maunhan of Llueoln was
selected as nominee for congress.
The Strahle (rcnerator company has
filed articles of incorporation. Tho
capital stock is SHOO, nnd they pro
pose to generate a now gas for light
A collision between two engines and
a switch engine occurred ut North
Platto yesterday Injuring Kngineers
dim Hums und John Schnnnau ami
Hrakcman Murphy. The engines and
a number of cars arc almost totally
Saturday, Au-uit 13.
Lnnrence Se"nrs, n young bid of Lin
coln, was drowned In tho lllne river
nt Mil ford while in bathing. He got
beyond his depth nnd drowned boforu
help could be summoned.
Fred Schroder of IWlin was arrest
ed yesterday charged with assaulting
M. II. Day, a school teacher. Schroder
Is manager of thu lumber j'.ird and el
evator and vice president of tlic Hank
Win. Dall3, one of the leading stock
men of the state, Is in Omiha urging
tho cattlemen of tho stntc to organize
to control tho price of feeders, aud
will probably Issue a call soon for a
meeting tho latter part of next month.
An affray took place on a farm six
miles northwest of Klsing City tho
other duy between William Armwgost
nnd Clnud Krcssnal, In which the first
named is alleged to have kicked tho
latter in the stomnch and back,
llressnal went to David City to swear
out a warrant, beeame insensible nnd
wns taken to the hotel and a physician
summoned. Ho wus insensible about
two hours. "The doctors fear thwt-pix
itonltls may set in with fatal results.
Complaint has been tnnde charging
Ariuagost with assault with intent to
do great bodily injury, and he was ar
rested and held to answer the charge
under 9300 bonds.
HumUy, August 14,
Horace, son of Orrln Smith of Platts
mouth, went down town after dinner
yesterday and since thut time no traco
of the boy can bo found und his par
ents are very much alarmed ove. his
Hoy F. Johnson, a baby fourteen
months old was accidentally drowned
yesterday In a tub of water at 1032
Vinton street, Omaha. His mother
had gono to a neighbor's to borrow
'some papers" nnd" When she returned
she found tho boy lying heud down in
tho tub of water. A doctor was culled
but it was too late.
While working In John Clues' brick
yard at Keatrlcc the wall of tho clay
pit caved in on John Orabowskl, cov
ering him to the onus with dirt. He
was badly injured in the groin. The
full extent of his Injuries cannot ba
ascertained for a duy or two.
Louis Kamin of Lanenster county
wns artcstcd yesterday, charged with, f
incest with his sister, who kept house (
for him. lie gnve bonds. "
J". II. Campncll of Mncon, Mo., wan
bitten by a mad dog on tho (ith Inst.
He arrived at Fairmont last night nnd
went immediately to Alfred Ityburn's,
where tho mad stone was applied. It
wiw llrst soaked In new milk. It ad
hered like u leech und filled Itself with
poison seven times, being soaked in
milk each time, it turned tho milk a
dark green color. Mr Campbell start
ed home tliU morning feeling very
Mrs. P. tS. Clark, wife of Dr. Clark
of Herman, was drowned at Lake
Quinnobaugh, sixteen miles north of
Tckamah, yesterday. She, with her
husband and two children had gono
there for an outing. It Is believed sho
died from fright, as she did not riso
after ,'joing under uud no water was
found on her lungs, us would have
been the case had she died from stran
gulation. The body was found about
forty feet from where she went down. t
On th? 1.1th day of December, 1S'J7,
Thomas .latisen, a very wealthy man
having loans In western Nebraska and
Kansas, left Indlanola, whero he, had
been staying for several days. Ho
was never seen afterwards. A toward
of five hundred dollars was offered for
Information as to his whereabouts,
dead or alive. Some parties from
Slookville began to investigate tho
matter and from evidence which they
secured decided that certain parties in
Frontier county had committed mur
der and concealed the body in an old
well about ten miles southeast of
Stockvillo. Thoy began excava'ing
and after removing a load of manure,
and part of a load of hay they found
the body. Dr. K. S. Case, tho coroner
of Frontier county, empanelled a jury
and began the investigation of tho
ease. The jury has not yet reported
the verdict. It will be one of the most
exciting murder trials ever held in
western Nebraska. Mr. Jansen had
several thousand dollars with him.
The object was robbery. Andrew
Hawkins of .Frontier county, who IllleiJ
tho well, litis been arrested.
. Moudny, AiiKiiHt i.
Will Thomas, colored, of Nebraska
City, was sentenced to the reform
school last evening by Judge Joyce for
stealing a can of paint from Whito
Mr. Cohen, living at 1513 S street.
Lincoln, reported to the police last
night that his tcn-yoar-old boy was
missing. The boy went up town yes
terday morning and had not been
heard of when the father reported.
As tho family recently came to Lincoln
it is believed tho boy wus uuablo tu
flnd his way home.
Tuexday, Auguif 10.
George Wright, who lives in Ilocle
Creek precinct, Otoe county, had 1,!!U0
bushels of oats in stack burned. In-
dicutions poiut to incendiarism, and
the Lincoln bloodhounds wero called.
At Fairmont while W. C. Henry and
family were, absent from home two
small boys, aged seven and nine years,
broke into the house and ransacked
tho bureau drawers. They destroyed
A plush dressing case anil a small
bank. It is impossible to tell what
was taken until Mr. Henry returns.
It is reported that the father of one of
tho boys Is insane over it.
John Orabowskl of Heatriee, who
was Injured In Clact' brick yard last,
week by the cavlug In of a wall of
clay, Is not. expected to live. Hist In
juries, which wero in the groin, havo
grown serious, peritonitis soon fol
lowed the accident and although it
consultation of physicians has been
held several times the past few days,
It Is not hoped to save his life.
Arrangements for the funeral of II.
S. Hotchklss havo been made by com
mittees representing fraternal organ
izations of which ho was a member.
As Mr. Hotehkiss was grand master of
tho Odd Fellows at the timo of hl
death it was decided to leave the
wholo matter of details to tho execu
tive committee appointed by thnt or
der. The funeral will be held in Lin
coln on Sunday, September 4, ut rep
Congressman Stnrlc has Informed
the adjutant-general of Nebraska that,
tho per diem account representing
about Sl-'.OOO paid by the state of Ne
braska to members of the First and
Second Nebraska voluntcerN, has been
referred to the pay department at
Washington. Tho pay claims havo
been audited nud us they huvn been
referred to the department which han
dler the cash it is believed tho stntc
will soon be reimbursed.
At Omaha Julius Johnson, a fore
man over a gang of men digging a
sewer trench on Fowler u venue, near
U7th street, started to let himself
down into the trench, which wan
twenty feet deep, by bracing his el
bows on either side aud dropping
down. A surveyor's steel .-oil stood
uguinst the embankment in such a
manner that it struck Mr. Johnson In
the abdomen, entering nearly four
Inches, passing through tho peritone
um. He wus removed to the Imman
uel hospital, where he was attended
by Dr. Davis. Mr. Johnson's suffer
ing is intense uud his' injury is ex
pected to prove fatal.
Dr. J. M. Harrow of Lincoln was in
Nebraska City last evening. Ho in I
searching for his daughter, Kittle, who '
was taken from homo in Lincoln some,
time since. Ho has an Idea thnt she in
concealed in this city or vicinity.
The news of peace was received at
Weeping Wnter with grvat rejoicing
Saturday, and anvils wero set boom
ing all over the city. A ban tiro whs
orgauizod uud speeches wero mado by
various citizens. Young America waa
demonstrative to such a degree that
all boxes, barrels und crates of any
kind in tho city not under lock und
key were added to the bonfire.
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