Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (May 26, 1899)
THE RED GLOUD CHIET.
WIDE WORLD NEWS.
HAPPENINGS OF VITAL IN
TEREST. A Ilrlef Bnnminry of F.rent In Which
People, nro Deeply I-iUtoiIpi1 Short
Kditmirrt Cmni) Inn it World of In
fonunllon In Our Ituiulrn.
Tlnirmluv IMur 111.
General llairlson h.is left for Pnrls.
Hear Admiral Schley has ltf t Wash
ington foriivlHU to General Mnnderson
Fire in tlm lumber district if C'hloii
go destroyed nearly 8'il)O,0DO worth of
Ily ii vote of twelve to nine the Ton
nei'tleut senate Iiuh rejected a measure
piovidlng for woman suffrage.
Montpeller, O., was tornndo swept
mid four persons were Icilled. 'I'lie
iioii'rty loss whs considerable.
The Baxter senatorial Investigating
committee of tliu Illinois legislature Is
In Chicago. It Is Investigating police
Mrs. John O'Kccfe of Norfolk, V.,
Ijavo birth to thrco sons. The father
piomptly nninctl lliem Dewey, .Schley
At West Alexandria, O,, Frank Camp
hell hot nnil hilled his wife and sister-In-law
and then himself. Mr. and
Mrs. Campbell were tceeutly divorced.
Near Mansfield, la., a limited dis
trict was tornado swept and four per
sons were hilled mid a number more
Injured, rami houses were torn to
Ex-State Senator J, L Hose o' I.os
.Angeles, Cal., one of the best hnown
liowe breeders- and winegrowers in the
iitnle, committed suicide yesterday. No
cause is now hnown for the deed.
I'rlilny, M.iy III.
Paris postmen me out on a strike.
The president has leturned to Wash
ington. An agreement lr. hoped for in the
.lohn W. Jorgcusou, or "Jnck-the-hnlr-cllppcr,"
committed suicide In
Carey Castle, olllelal residence of
llilllsh Columblu'H irovcrnor. at Vic
toria, II. C, bmned.
Ex-Senator l'etfer of ICiiiimis has re
Itirned to the parly to which he tlrst
belonged the republican.
A southern white girl shot her negro
assailant. The assault was made near
the town of Twelve Mile Post, Ala.
Tho steamer llaibaiosia which left
New York for Soul hamptou was obliged
to put back on account of a tire in her
Fred Hurt, n fanner nt Lnngdon, ?.
Y., yesterday shot, and fatally wounded
Ms four-year-old sou and then blew
out hl.s brains.
The forces of Agiilnaldoare whipped
into submission, and it Is said that he
has made now ovorture.s to General
ItesolutlotiH petitioning the peace
conference. atTho.llaguoto take initial
stons In establishing a court of nations
mid asking tho senate ratify an arbi
tration treaty with. Great Britain were
mlnnted at a public meeting at Phil
mlelpbia held under the auspices of the
E angelical alliance and the national
Kultirilny, May 20.
The peace conference of the nations
uhsemlded yesterday at The Hague.
AH efforts to settle the strike at Buf
falo, N. Y., have been abandoned, and
it will have to wear itself out.
.Addls-on Parker, a well known turf
man, committed ,siilldo' iy shooting
himself at Heaver Crossing, Vts.
The Ohio Federation of Lnborof Cln
ciiinnti Is talking strongly of running
Mayor Jones of Toledo for governor.
At Port Collins, Colo,, .lames lT. Du
bois, secretary of the state board of
:igrUMilture, commit td suicide by talc
Herbert Williamson and Tlioman
Mullock were drowned by the upset
ting ot their boat while ilshing at St.
Andrew, X. 11.
Miss Harriet A Furrand, for thirty
.years assistant editor of the Advance
:md author of several books on reli
gious subjects, is de.id at Chicago.
The Maryland Steel company yester
day shipped UMi tops of steel' iliils to
the Australian government and will
ship another consignment to that gov
The trouble at Paua, 111., between
the mine operators and union miners
hns been settled. All negroes must
leave the e(ty, and only union men
will be employed.
London papers throw cold water on
tho peace conference They say that
the great success of the 'conference
will be tho establishment of a perma
nent court of arbitration.
Sunday, Jltny SI.
Tho American section of theosophlsts
aro in session at Chicago.
Hoston confectioners are attempting
to combine all concerns east of St.
The big liner Paris is ashore on the
Munaclcs, off the Cornwall eoast, near
An Incendiary tire at Jacksonville,
Fla., destroyed tho (lato Cigar manu
factory. Loss 3in,(H)0.
A combine of the ice companies of
ten states, with a capital of Slo.ooo,.
000, now seems assured In spite of de
nials. A state association, an auxiliary of
the national association of letter 'car
riers, was perfected In Lincoln, Nb.,
Tho business portion of Jerome, Ari
zona, a town of 3,000. was almost en.
tlroly wiped out by lire.
Noah II. Swayno declines to have
his name considered as a candidate for
tho republican nomination for gov
ernor of Ohio,
Tho Texas house has passed a bill
.-barging nn Income ti of I per cent
on all personal Incomes in excess of
Si',000 per year.
Tho reported offer of an English
yndlcate to buy all cotton yarn mills
of Jlrlstol county, Mass., has been ao
ecptcd. Seven mills are Included with
h cnpitallutlon of 80,0.10,000. The
mice paid is said U be 3d,4GO,0OO.
The United States t-ansport Mcatlo
left Ponce, Porto Itlco, yesterday with
the Nineteenth infantry, bound for
A terrible hurricane on the north
Queensland eoast destroyed eighty-six
iinning siiuicks, nearly -iisi iiives were
lost and a large stretch of country
was laid waste.
Tomorrow a horseless carriage, con
taining the Inventor, Alex Wlnton.
and n companion, will leave Cleveland
for Now York, a dlstunce of 800 miles.
The trip Is expected to be made In five
'I'lm lltal VnliPfihln t.in rrtli.wl f-nm
SatiFernaudoto Calumpit Saturday for
a thirty days' rest. The regiment
numbers but .100 weather beaten veter
ans. Two of the companies are mere
squads, and the battered canteens and
shiny clothes show unmistakable
marks of rough campaigning. Hut
the soldlcrA are happy. When they
boarded the special train at Calumpit
bound for Manila they yelled like
school lxys, and the other troops went
to their stations and cheered heartily.
Mmuliiy, May S"J.
Patent leather manufacturers aro
llxlng up a combine.
(leneral Funston has been given the
command of a brigade.
'Mill Mttrillll till, f.filiiiulltili. tvlwi linu
been critically ill, Is convalescent.
A monument to Sadl Carnot. fourth
president of the Trench republic, was
unveiled at 1)1 Jon.
A ease of smnllpov was yesterday
discovered on Illackwell's Island, X. Y.
and In consequence 10,00(1 persons have
been placed under quarantine.
The Spanish cruiser Kiena Mercedes
Is at anchor In Hampton Itoads, having
just arrived from Santiago in tow of
the Merrltt Wrecking company's tugs.
At Kansas City, Levi Moore shot and
perhaps fatally wounded Mrs. Jennie
Campbell, Mrs. Emma l.audis, and Mrs.
Anna Meek. The Campbell woman,
who was a divorced woman, hail de
serted Moore for another man.
At Joplln, Mo., Andrew Woods a ne
gro barber, resented remarks made to
his wife by Hewitt Leonard, a white
man, and started after him with a re
volver. In the melee which ensued
Woods was killed, and several bystand
ers were Injured by stray shots.
Eduartl Sellek, for thirteen years
paymaster in the Xew York customs
house, committed suicide by shoot inir
himself. He was aged 7:.'. Two months
ago he war replaced by a republican,
nun inn urns III Ills position anil III
health Is believed to have been the
cause for the deed,
TucMiiur, May :j:i.
The Missouri legislature adjourned
sine die yesterday.
The big liner Paris Is still on the
roeks. Divers have discovered several
large holes In her bottom. Her cargo
will bo transferred. Passengers will
go on other boats.
The 1'nlted States Philippine com
mission has submitted the following
written proposition to the Filipinos:
"While the final decision as to the
form of government Is in the hands of
the congress, the president, under his
military powers, pending the nctlon of
congress stands ready to oll'er tho fol
lowing form of government: A gov
ernor general, to be appointed by the
president; a cabinet, to be appointed
by the governor general; all the judges
to be appointed by the president; the
heads of departments and Judges to be
either Americans or Filipinos, or both;
and also a general advisory council,
Its members to be chosen by' the peo
ple by a form of suffrage to be hereafter
carefully determined upon. The pres
ident earnestly desires that the blood
shed cease and that the people of the
Philippines at an early date enjoy the
largest measure of self-government
compatible with .peace and order."
The United States commission nro.
pared the scheme ami t)io president r
v:iii)iuii dim imnmvin m tiu mrm or in
Wftlnrfttliiy, Sliiy ! I,
Queen Victoria is eighty ycarti olo
The steamer St. I.ouls, sailing for
Kurope today, takes out i:i:t,()00 ounces
William Jennings llryan addiessed
an audience of ten thousand people at
The London Dally Telegraph an
nounces the discontinuance of its Sun
day edition, recently inaugurated.
The bubonic plague is Increasing In
Hong-Kong. So far this month there
have been 413 eases and a.U deaths.
The Michigan legislature will not be
able to adjourn on May 'M, the date
set, on account of press of needed leg
islation. The town of Pullman is to be aban
doned. Fntler the quo warranto pro
ceedings the Pullman Palace Car com
pany has live years to dispose of Its
The report that the Fnited States
cruiser Detiolt had fired upon th
Nicaragua!! gunboat San Jacinto and
sunk it Is untrue. Everything Is quiet
nlong the Atlantic coast at Nicaragua.
Divers who have examined the
steamer Paris believe the ship can
never be floated. Powerful tugs have
been summoned. The ship is resting
easily, and unless tue weather gets
very bad and rough, may be saved.
Charles Hutehlnsos. a young man,
was shot by his wife during a family
quarrel at Arcadia, Intl., and Instantly
killed. The woman pleads self-defense.
She is but twenty-six years old and
Hutchinson was her fifth husband.
Yesterday saw the general breaking
up of the dock strikes at DufTalo.N. .
The settlement of the grain shovelers'
trouble, as has been anticipated, was
quickly followed by the disintegration
of all the other strikes along the water
Tomorrow tho Illinois Central Hoad
will begin laying track on the Ft.
Dodge and Omaha line.
Adolph Telkainp, a Hamburg, der
many, merchant, has sued the Akron,
()., Cereal company for 3."i,000 damages.
He bought a lot vf cereal foods, but
could not sell them becauso the face of
the empress of llermany was noseless.
The conference between tho United
States commission and tho Filipino
commission cdntlnues. The military
and civil elements of the American
commission differ regarding the wis
dom of continuing the conferences.
The military adheres to demand foi
AFFAIRS OF STATE
EVENTS OF INTEREST
timely Mention of the Doing of tlm Na
tional L'oncrrM, Ileiar(uiniiUI nml Ki
ecutlrc OfllcUl Action, it nil Mot uicutt
of Army nml Navy.
TliiiMiluy, Miiy 1H.
(Jenernl Mcrriam has sent word to
(lie war (lci)artmcnt that. In tu ..I, ,,..!.
aiding the the governor of Idaho to
The society of Hough Hitlers will
hold their tlrst annual reunion at Las
Vegas, X. M June St. (lovernor
Hoosevelt and stnu" will be present.
The Illinois Steel company has noti
fied the navy department that It will
not bid foiymuor for battleships owing
to the heavy pressure of private work.
"Near-Admiral John (!. Watson, who
win relieve Admiral Dewey In com
mand of the Asiatic squadron, has
sailed for his post on the steamer City
(lovernor Stevens of Missouri hns
signed a bill placing a license of SI on
all foreign corporations which desire
to do business In the state, In addition
to the present tax.
Postmaster (leneral Smith has Issued
an oisler permitting commercial papers
and samples of merchandise to be sent
In the malls to Cuba, Porto Itlco and
the Philippines at universal postal
I'rlilny, May 10.
Joseph It Archer of Fremont and
Carl Myers of Wlsner, Xeb.. have been
appointed railway mall clerks.
A postofllee has been established at
Cascade, Cherry county, Nebraska and
Azubah, X. Cady commissioned post
master. The war department officials' expect
that within the next two months the
Pacific transport licet will be on its
way homo from Manila with the last
of the volunteer regiments.
The secretary of war has chosen a
distinctive flag to be displayed by boats
of the transport service. It consists of
red, white and blue in diagonal lines,
with the insignia of the quartermast
er's department, surmounted by an
Snturiluy, Muy 20.
The secretary of the treasury has ad
vised the postofllee department that
samples Imported In quantities and in
tended to be sold by jobbers are duti
able. The secretary of war has received
from Judge Advocate (leneral Lleber
an opinion confirming his right to loan
or give to municlnalitie.s.d. A. It. posts
and other patriotic organlations such
of the camion captured from the Span
iards In Cuba ami Puerto Hico as are
Letters received in Washington In
dicate that Senator James K. Jones of
Arkansas, chairman of the democratic
national committee, had n pleasant
voyage across the Atlantic, and that
his health Is much Improved. It i.s
likely that Senator Jones and .family
will sojourn on the Isle of Wight 'for
Secretary of the Navy Long Is deep
ly interested in the result of an exper
iment which i.s to be made tinder the
direction of dipt. John M. llawley,
for the enlistment of .100 to Il.io men n
the middle west and we. t for the navy.
The recruits will be sent to the re
ceiving ship Independence at San
Francisco for several months prelimi
nary to "shaking down." ami then
will embark upon the Hartford for
Xew York, either by way of Cape Horn
or across the Pacific to China.
Mencral Otis cables the war dera-t-inent
as follows: Manila. Mav is
Adjutant (ieneral. Washington: Kep
resentatives of the Insurgent cabinet
and Agulnaldo, who is in the moun
tains twelve miles from San Isldro,
which was abandoned tho loth Inst.,
will send In commission tomorrow to
seek terms of peace. Majority of the
forco confronting MaeArtliur at San
Fernando has retired toTarlue. tearing
un two miles of ml hi n w tlitu f,.,-,. i,.,,.
decreased to about i.."00. Semiilm-
parties and detachments are moving
today In various directions. Kobbe is
with a column at Cundava on the ltlo
Orande. A great majority of the in
habitants of the provinces over which
troops have moved are anxious for
peace, anil aro supported by members
of the Insuigent cabinet. The aspect
of affairs at present is favorable.
nuuuuy, .liny , 1 ,
The president hopes to avoid an ex-
Tuesday. Wednesday and Thursday
of the coming week, at the national
capital, will be devoted to a peace ju
bilee. Nearly every Nebraska n who goes to
Washington makes it a point to call on
Comptroller Dawes, who is easy of ac
cession. F. A. V. Carsey has been designated
as a member of the board of civil ser
vice examiners In the postofllee at Ne
(leneral Otis cables: "Commission
ers of Agulnaldo arrived this (Satur
day) morning. Wish to consult Fnited
States commissioners, which they will
do on the ,'.'x'd Instant. Their power is
limited and apparently an armistice is
a condition precedent to negotiation.
Agulnaldo askes a cessation of hostil
ities to ascertain the desire of the Fili
Monday, Mny '-!''.
Word has reached the United States
that a native servant of (leneral Whea
ton mado nn attempt to ussaaulnate
htm but failed.
Lleut.-Col. Marlon P. Mans, Inspce-tor-goneral.
formerly on the staff of
General Miles, has been ordered to San
Francisco as inspector of that depart
ment. In nil public land states, compiislng
much of tho territory west of the Mis
eouri, where unapproved surveys have
been made, examiners from the gener
al land office are now at work to re
port on these surveys.
Acting under orders from the war
department, Maj. William Langfltfa
corps of engineers has made a com
plete survey of Honolulu harbor and
prepared a map of the harbor llnea
similar to those of the United States.
An order has been promulgated for
the establishment of rural free deliv
ery service ot Elk City and I!cuc?a
Douglas county, Neb., on June 1.
The steamship Meade, which left
Ponce, 1'. It., Saturday evening having
on board the Nineteenth Infantry, re
turned Sunday morning, a leak having
developed during the night.
Ilcfore leaving Manlln, Admiral
Dcwev. In nneaklncr of tlm Hlimitlmi.
said: "I believe we are near the end.
The insurgents are fast going to pieces.
The sending of a third commission
shows that they believe this commis
sion means business."
Captain Walker, commander of the
Concord, the last of the commanders
who entered the bay with Dewey on
the morning of the battle, went to the
admiral and said: "Don't leave mo
behind." He was relieved of his com
mand and will come home on tho
There was a rumor In Washington
that there had been a hostile meeting
at Minefields between the Nlcaraguan
gunboat Son Jacinto and the United
States cruiser Detroit, which Is look
ing after the interests of Americans In
that vicinity. The report lacks con
firmation so far as official advices are
obtainable, the statement being made
In responsible quarters that up to 11
o'clock there had been no information
received in regard to it.
Tiit'Htlay, Miiy S3.
Comptroller of the Currency Dawes
has approved the First National bank
of Lincoln as a reserve agent for the
Central Nebraska Xatlonat bank of
David City, Nebraska.
The last act of the Missouri legisla
ture, which adjourned sine tile yester
day, was the defeat of the revised
revenue bill which sought to tax fran
chises of public and quasi-public cor
porations. The state department has cabled to
United States Consuls llanna at San
Juan, Porto Ulco. nml Williams at .Ma
nila to close up their olllccs on July l.
After that date neither of these ofllclals
will be in the service of t.hc United
States, and consulates will be abolish
ed. Director of Posts Vallle, at Manila,
has notified the postolllcc department
unit ne uas estnuiisnetl tlie railroad
post service between Manila and Ma
lolos, the former Filipino capital. This
is the Initial move in the direction of
building up n railway mall service In
In anticipation of the prompt return
of the volunteers in the Philippines,
the secretary of war has telegraphed
Instructions to (leneral Shatter, com
manding the department of California
at San Francisco, to establish a model
camp at the Presidio for the accommo
dation of about four thousand volun
teers from Manila pending their mus
In nn opinion handed down by Jus
tice Milras the court confirmed tho
opinion of the circuit court of appeals
for the Second circuit In the case of K.
Iv. Ilayden. receiver of the Capital Na
tional bank of Lincoln, Xeb., vs. the
Chemical Xatlonal bank of Xew York.
The contention of Mr. Ilayden was
that he had a right to recover "n be
half of the Xebraska bank on remit
tances made to the New York bank,
which were enroute when the X'ebras
ka concern Jailed. The decision in
this was adverse to his claim.
Wi'ilni'Hilny, Jlny IJJ.
A postolllcc has been established at
Ivlump, Custer county, Nebraska, with
Jane P. Ivlump as postmaster.
Xebraska postmaster appointed to
day: Itelgrnde, Nance county, Elwood
1). Morris, vice Robert L. Osborne, re
moved. Final arrangements have been comj
pletcd at St.ljouls for the greaU anti
trust dinner th which 1,300 gu'es.tsfwill
participate jF1 !J ft?" 5-
The United States cruiser Olymnln,
with Adiniral-D6weyzabonrdJf."has -arrived
at Hong Kong from Manila. It
was. saluted by the ships of all nation,
lleginning with mi imposing parade
of military and other uniformed or
ganizations and closing with a display
of fireworks at night the national cap
ital today Inaugurated a three days'
Charles F. Hrush.'the inventor of the
are electric light, of Cleveland, has been
awarded the lluniford medals for the
practical development of aro electric,
lighting by the American 'academy of
arts ami sciences of Hoston.
Nobiaskii patents issued today: Fred
X. Ilu lilgh, Friend, adjustable fasten
er for s'lirt bands and collars; Thomas
It. Whittlesey and F. Y. MoKinstry,
South Omaha, machine for skinning
fat meat: James A. Yarton, Omaha,
oil gas lamp,
Hon. Peter White of Mnrquctto,
Mich., lias been selected to make a col
1 'stion of copper specimens "for tho
Paris csposltlon in conjunction with
Senators Wolcott anil Clark. Tho
Michigan college of mines at Houghton
has been designated to collect all gen
eral minerals coining under the head
of "native elements.
In the land ease of Samuel W. John
son from the O'Neill district of Xebras
ka, Secretary Hitchcock rendered n
decision that will be of Interest to nil
settlers on tho big Sioux reservation,
who have resided thereon fourteen
months or longer and have otherwise
complied with the laws relating to the
opening of the land to settlement. The
secretary held that patent should Issue
to Johnson upon the payment of the
amounts due under tho third section of
the act opening tho laud to settlement.
The decision is reached In aceortlanco
with a provision of tho sundry civil
act of March 3 last, which relieves set
tlers of the necessity of residing on
these hinds for llvo years, us In the
cuso with other lands.
Representatives of the leading tablo
manufacturers of the United States aro
in secret session at Mllwaukeo and
have, decidetl on an advaneo In prices.
In response to nn urgent request of
the Industrial commission, Senator
Kyle has consented to continue at the
head of the commission, and according
ly has withdrawn his resignation as
The prosldent Is satisfied with Gen
eral llrooke's conduct In reganl to the
payment of the Cuban troops, and has
liad the secretary of war cable to tlon
oral 1 1 rook e to proceed with the pixy
meat. The arms nro to be stored in
tho arsenals at Santiago and Havana.
NEWS OF NEBRASKA
CONDENSATION OF IMPOR
TANT NEWS ITEMS.
Short ml Pithy Paragraph Which Tell
of What Hits Happened or Will Hap
pen In Our Conimnnnrenlth Th New
Tliurmlny, May IH.
Colonel Vlfquain of the Third Ne
braska has returned home to Lincoln.
Mike Dowtl ami Isaac Polwosky, two
bad boys of Lincoln, have been sent to
the reform school.
C. II. (lortlon of Chicago has been
selected to the supcriutcndcncy of the
city schools of Lincoln.
(Jovernor Poynter has reappointed
0. W. Hoxle as superintendent of the
Kearney Industrial school.
The Donald-Porter Wholesale Oro
cery company' of (Irand Island has
filed articles of Incorporation. Capi
tal stock 8.")0,000.
Hen Hrooks, a paroled convict work
ing for Mnylon Leidlgh near Xebraska
City, has been arrested for attempted
rape on Mr. Leldlgh's little daughter.
Chris Hanson, nn oltl resident of
Howard county, committed suicide re
cently. Ills wife left him the first of
the year. He was formerly postmaster
Frank Paul of Chatlron accidentally
shot himself, and fenrful he would die
a lingering death, deliberately tried to
end his existence. He Is in a hospital
and may recover.
Nebraska City bicyclists hnvc become
so reckless it has been found necessary
to pass an ordinance to Iceep them off
the walk and limit their speed. The
penalty Is a fine from 515 to Sr.
The body of a man was found in the
river near Plnttsmouth. S300 In gold,
S20 in currency, and a gold watch was
In his pockets. Two fishermen made
the find. The body hns not vet been
Fairmont people were surprised re
cently when they found that a saloon
man had secured the requisite number
of signatures to his petition for license
and it is said that as a large majority
of the board are in favor of It they
will have a saloon.
Miss Lethe Watson, elocution teach
er at Cottier university, was found
bound and gagged in a room of the
building. She claims the work was
done by partes whom she had sur
prised in theTict of attempting to bet
tire to tlie building.
biitiircluy, May SO.
Platte county farmers declare that
only about 4 .1 per cent of their wheat
Tom Itarrett, an nged citizen of Wy
more, has been arrested for stealing
brass, etc.. from tho Iteatrlce water
works. Judge William V. Allen will defend
Sheriff Dargan of Chatlron, indicted
for taking two deserters away from an
ofllcial. The deserters were wanted
Near Auburn the little three-year-old
child of S. Carson, was crushed to
death under the hoofs, of one of the
horses her older brothers were driving
up from the pasture. The animals
were coming up a lane, and the little
one tried to avoid them by Jetting to
A big reception was held at- the state
eapltol building in Lincoln last Friday
night In honor of the members of the
Third Nebraska which recently re
turned home. The receptlqn was held
In represent at ivo hall, refreshments
being served in the senate chamber.
Adresses were made by members of
the Grand Army, ofllcers nml privates
of the regiment and Win. J. Hryan.
Siinilny, May si.
Oinnha's Ak-Sar-Ilens are making
elaborate preparations for their festival
celebrations this summer.
Thomas Crlger, charged with forging
a 82.1 check on tho Diller bank, was
given a sentence of thirty days In jail.
Win. Hanks, colored, of Ft. Scott,
Kansas, hau been placed in the emer
gency hospital at Omaha. He has the
The people of Ashland are agitating
the matter of building a bridge across
the Platte connecting them with Saun
The X'ebraska grand council of
United Commercial Travelers adopted
a resolution against trustsatits session
The Omaha reception to Schley was a
grand ovation from start to finish.
The admiral stood the ordeal well and
seemed to enjoy it.
The Murray hotel at Omaha has been
Bold under foreclosure proceedings to
satisfy a claim of 80.1,000 held by the
Mutual llcneflt, Life association.
Joseph H. Ccrny, a newspaper man
employed on the Pokrok Zapadu of
Omaha, has gone back to his Itohemian
home. Ills father wanted him to coino
back, ani deeded him property valued
at S700,000 as a consideration to do so.
Ho has a wife and two children.
Lightning Friday night killed "Mrs.
John Hayes of Near Loup City; S. P.
McCorkle, a farm near Hostwlck; and
mortally shocked 11. Sehulalbers near
United States Deputy Internal Rev
enue collector E. M, Jenkins found at
Nebraska City several thousand collars
worth of the counterfeit Jtnmpcd el
gars. He seized them at once.
Rear Admiral W. S. Schley nrrlvcd
In Omaha Friday to pay a long-expected
visit to his friend, (leneral Marnier
son. Ho was today accordetl a public
reception by the city of Omaha
Dr. C.I.Krlckbaum and W. .1. 0'Hrlcn,
citizens of Ceresco, were nrrested for
Illegally selling whisky and beer. A
search of their places of business re
vealed several cases of beer.
Recruiting stations nre springing up
ull over Nebraska. Soldiers are wanted
for service In the Philippines. It Is
said many of the volunteers of the
Third will enlist In the regular army.
Tneilny, lax S3.
The Lincoln city council last night
let contracts for repaying O street
from Eighth to Sixteenth.
Hurt county's prospects for n great
crop or small grain are said to be bet
ter than ever before known.
Safe crackers made a failure of their
attempt to blow open the safe of the
Omaha Xews company.
The business men of Omaha met
Rcnr Admiral Schley yesterday at a
reception held at the Commercial club
The slnte board of Irrigation has re
appointed Secretary Wilson. T. J.
O'Kcefe, editor of the Hemmingford
Herald, was appointed under secre
tary. The dead body of John C. Martin, a
Hastings shoemaker, was found In the
Medicine river near Stockvllle by some
boys who were fishing. The supposed
cause of death is suicide.
Hlake Co., of Lincoln were award
ed the contract for building n boiler
house and setting boilers at the deaf
anil dumb institute at Omaha. The
contract price was S(!,(M1, while the ap
propriation made by the legislature
for the purpose was 87,700.
Judge Holmes of the district court
of Lancaster county has decided that
Superintendent Abbott of the Lincoln
insane asylum Is entitled to tho addi
tional 8.100 a year salary provided for
by the 1807 legislature, notwithstand
ing the fact that It was erroneously
engrossed. The judge refused to go
behind the enrolled bill.
Weilnemlny, May SI.
The students of the state university
had their annual night gown parade
Excavation has begun for the found
ation of the new 812,000 school build
ing which is to adorn the town of
Jesse Foster, aged twenty-two. ot
Sidney, was thrown from a horse ho
was breaking and received injuricj
that may cause hlsdcath.
Morgan Rice of Wakefield swallowed
a sufficient quantity of concentrated
lye to produce eternal slumber. Ho
was in 111 health and despondent.
Johhule Gannon, residing with his
parents at Greeley Center, was smoth
ered to death by being caught in a
badger hole, the earth caving hi on
The romance department of tha
state university is to form a class or
two In Spanish language. An instruct
or will be procured through the bureau
of education of San Juan, Porto Rleo.
Auditor Cornell has announced thnt
he will appeal the case of Dr. Abbott's
salary claim to the supreme court. Ho
will fully, test the question whether
there is any way to go behind the en
rolled bill signed by the governor.
The past week has been cold, cloudy
and wet. Light frosts occurred In tlm
northern counties, but no dnmnge was
done. The rains of the week have re
moved all drought conditions, and
have been very beneficial to oats,
wheat and grass.
The state military authorities aro
hoping to perfect arrangements where
by a guard of honor, consisting of
members of the First Xebraska regi
ment now at home, may uccompany
the remains of the late Colonel John
M. Stotsenberg to New Albany, Ind.,
where they are to bo burled. The re
mains arrived in San Francisco last
An insane man was found rushing
around In the wheat fields of a couple
of farmers near Lincoln at an early
hour the other evening. He was taken
to the county jail. It is believed he
had jumped from a passing train. On
his person was found a ticket from
White Sulphur Springs, Mont., to Ash
forth, Ariz. Ills name was not learned
by the ofllcers.
To Proiurve Plant.
Salt hay is used In winter for cov
ering various kinds of plants that grow
close to the earth. It has a long staple
and It serves this purpose well. Straw
with long staple Is still used for bund
ling up plants and shrubs having
(italics. Salt hay Is used In cemoterle3
to cover up Ivy-clad graves. The Ivy
Is thus kept In better condition than If
It wero left exposed to the blasts and
tho cold of winter. The brown hay Is
laid lengthwise upon tho grave In a
covering of-uniform thickness all over
It, which Is heia in place by bent rods
settled down upon It nt intervals, hoop
like, and with their ends In tho ground
on dither sldo.
In Abyssinia It is tho law that tho
murderer be turned over to tho rela
tives of the dead person, they If they
please, to put him to death In the sanio
manner In which the murdered porson
Giant PUnlnir Machine,
Our readers have doubtless seen Iron j
planlng-machlnes In operation remov- -Ing
narrow chips of Iron from tho piece
thoy planed, in Buffalo, a planer Is In
operation which at each cut removes
a shaving full twelve inches wide from
solid cast Iron. Tho knife Is between
twelve and thirteen lnchoa wide. '
l'nttlnc Uuwu Young Mr. Hraan
"Exciiio mo," said the lly young
man, "but havo wo not met beforo?"
"Very likely," roplled tho up-to-dato
miss, "but I was merely a guest of tho
head keeper's daughter."
Powered by Open ONI