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THE RED CLOUD CHIEF.
AFFAIRS OF STATE
EVENTS OF INTEREST TO
Timely Mention of the Doing of tho Na
tlonnl Cnnnrex, Departmental ami Kx
ecullre Official Action, and MuMuienti
of Army nml Nary,
Thuridny, June 1.
John Bndakcr of Omnhn lias been
granted a patent piston-rod packing.
President McKlnlcy has written to
llic pollco board declining tho invltn-
tlon to he present at the annual parade
of the Now York police force, to bo
Captain Wren has organized n com
pany of Mncabobcs as scouts. Tlicy
jvcar United States army shirts nmi
trousers and are timlci' Wren's person
Tin cruiser Boston wilt soon willTor'
the United StatcH.wlth Captain Barker,
'tcinpVmirlly In command of the Asiatic
wmudroiii and the departure of tlutt
officer will leave Captain George I
Wilde, now In eoinmanil of the Itoston,
In supreme control until the arrival of
Rear Admiral Watson.
Most i Ntlbraskiuis In Washington
will attend the funeral of Colonel
Stotsenburg held today. President
McKlnlcy has ordered u llornl trihnte
placed on the colllii, as has Assistant
Secretary of War Melklcjohn and
others. The funeral will lie one of the
most Imposing of any of tho heroes of
Tho new Spanish minister, .Mike
d'Areos nnd tho Duchess d'Areos ar
rived at Washington yesterday evert
ing, and for the JlsL tfino since Minis
ter Polo demanded his passports and
retired just before the outbreak of the.
war the Spanish government was di
rectly represented In Washington by
one ol Its own countrymen. Accom
panying the duke were Secretaries
Jtlnno and Pastor. Tho Spanish party
was mot at tho depot by a small party
of Intimates. There was no effort at
, l'rhhty, June 'X,
Thogold production for May of the
Oriole Creek district was Sl.il'.'.'.ooo.
Paris weut wild over the return of
Major Mnrchahd. tho African explorer.
The IfoiigKong and Shanghai bank
lias paid to Agulnaldo's representa
tives 81100,000 which had been deposit
Marlon Clark, the ?U-months-old baby
kidnaped In New Yorlc ten days ago,
was found at (Jnrncrsville, New York,
nnd resjorcd to her parents.
It Is said that us u rehult of the pres
sure brought to bear by Ambassador
Choatc, the English authorities may
release Mrs. Florence Maybrlck.
At Mack'sburg, la., the genera! slorc
of Edward Townsend was destroyed
by lire. The explosion of gunpowder
killed one bystander and Injured sev
Albert Pack, a Detroit capitalist and
late a republican candidate for senator
to succeed Burrows, died from tho ef
fects of a surgical operation for the ve
moval of gall stones.
Near Fontnnclle, la., the home of A.
Decker was demolished by a tornado,
.lohn Ilerr's house was destroyed anil
a son killed, and .lohn Glndy was found
deud in a Held after the storm.
The original Idea of the Dewey home
memorial was that the house purchased
should be the home, of the head of the
nuvy and not a gift to Dewey. The
admiral will occupy it as long as ho is
the head of the navy.
The will of the late Sam T. .lack,
the theatrical manager, contains this
remarkable provision: "It is my wish,
tlrbt and foremost, that my brother,
.lames, and my wife, Emma, shall be
come husband and wife."
At Thorntown, Ind., a farmer
' named Well) became Insane and threw
four of his boys into a well and at
tempted to drown himself in a river.
lie was rescued and arrested. Three
of the boys are dead and one was not
Saturday, Juno :i.
At its meeting yesterday tho cabinet
decided there was no need at present
for tho enlistment of volunteers.
Threo members of the South Dakota
regiment were wounded at San Fer
nando in an encounter with insur
gents. The United States Philippine com
mission gave n brilliant ball to the
natives of Manila Thursday night,
Spain has ceded to Germany the is
lands of Mnrrianne, Caroline, and Pa
laos, retaining only tho island of
. Fernando Po, and dependencies on the
General Charles King, who has just
returned from Manila, says It will re
quire a large force of men to subjugate
the Filipinos, lie paid a glowing tri
bute to the volunteer soldiers.
General Smith has punished the in
surgents at Ksealunte.lslnnd of Negros,
for the murder of Captain Fllley of the
signal corps. He burned the town and
killed a number of members of the
bands in the neighborhood.
There is much comment in Havana
over tho fact that Cuban oillcers have
been demanding 8S as compensation
for identifying Cubans who have been
applicants for the S7r allowed by the
United StatcH. The practice was stop
ped by the American authorities.
Huiuhty, June 4.
South nnd Central American mem
bers of the diplomatic corps left Wash
ington yesterday for Buffalo, whero
they will be entertained by the Huffa
lo exposition authorities for several
Dcwoy will sail from Hong Kong
next Tuesday. Ills health is Improv
jog. Lieutenant Letcher TIardeman.Tcnth
United Slates cavalry, who was colo
nel of the Sixtli Missouri volunteers,
recently mustered out ufter service in
Cuba, left St. Louis to rejoin his rcgl
raeu? JtjVf on duty in Havana.
Acting Secretary of War and Adju
tant General Corhln had a conference
with tho president after midnight last
night. Thoy had been summoned by
the president, it was understood. What
tho nature or result of tho conforenea
was ca,n only bo conjectured us yet, Kb
the parties to It declined ta.discuss it.
President McKlnlcy has designated
Asslstand Secretary Cortelyou as sec
retary during the absence of Secretary
Porter, who sailed for Km ope yestef
day. Hear Admiral Schley, nccompanlcd
by Bis wife, arrived in Chicago yestcr
day from Omaha. A body of Chicago
reserves who fought at Santiago, a
committee from tho Loyal Legion and
a multitude of citizens welcomed him
at the station. The party received an
ovation all along the route from tho
station to the Palmer house, where an
Informal breakfast wan served.
Monday, June 8
The steamer Olinda and tho trans
port Dixie nrrlved at New York yester
day from Cuba with nlnety-flvo dis
charged or furlonghed soldiers among
their passengers. Hotli vessels are
held in quarantine for examination.
One of the exhibits of Commissioner
General Peck in tho United States
building at Paris in 11)00 will bo a bust
of President Mckinley. A Chicago.
sculptor ii:u hceit selected to maito it.
The president will begin sitting for
the sculptor in a few days In Washing
ton. Secretary Alger said "that the' 'mat
ter of calling for volunteers for service
In the Philippines has not been decid
ed yet, bnj, probably would bo when
President McKlnlcy returned from
New England. General Alger was
asked if General Otis has said that
30,000 troops' were sufficient to subju
gate the natives and ho replied that
General Otis had at no time said that
he required more than 30,000. He said:
"We have still S5.000 regulars, count
hig the artillery, that wo can call on
to reinforce the army of General Otis,
if needed, wo could send oft 5,000 of
thcas In a week."
Tiiemliiy, .Tunc 0.
Tho 'French cruiser Sfnx will carry
Dreyfus from Devil's Island to France.
President McKlnlcy has consented to
include Milwaukee In his western
Senator Allison thinks tho coming
congress will pass some kind of a
The Oregon volunteers will leave
Manila this week and will bo mustered
out at Portland, Ore.
Ity direction of the president Briga
illcr Charles King has been honorably
discharged from the volunteer army,
to take effect August -. p
Commissioner Hermann of the gen
eral land olllce has decided to refuse
the request of the wool growers of
Utah and Wyoming for n modification
of lis former order prohibiting the
grazing of sheep on the Ulndah reser
vation in Utah.
Tho attorney general lint rendered
nn opinion in which ho holds that the
secretary of the treasury has no au
thority under the law to compromises
suits brought to recover additional
duties on goods which have been un
dervalued whero no Irregularity Is
shown on the part of the Importer.
Tho war department bun solved tho
question as to tho disposition of the
artillery captured from Spain In Cuba
and Porto Itico by turning the whole
matter over to the governors of the
states. One will be nllotcd to each
state and the governor Is asked to de
cide what disposition shall bo make of
tho gun for his state.
The arbitration committee of tho
peace conference held a meeting under
the chairmanship of S. M. Leon Hour
gols. Messrs. White, Paunccfoto and
do Staal, with all tho members of tho
committee, were present. Tho secre
tary of the drafting committee read
the draft scheme of mediation It hud
had under consideration.
Wrilnrnility, Juno 7.
Tho Industrial commission has re
Mimed Its sittings at Washington.
The United States refrigerating ship
(i lacier, on her way to Manila, has ar
rived At Glbriilter.
Tho navy department announces
that the Solace will sail from San
Francisco for Manila about July 1.
A postofllee has been established at
Colclesser, Sheridan county, Nob., and
Henry Colclesser commissioned post
master. The navy department hns directed
tho enlistment of 'J70 naval cadets, 40
of which will be recruited at Chicago
and 30 nt Cincinnati.
The German government has nomi
nated and President McKlnley has ac
cepted Karon August von Ilruck as
consul for Germany at Havana,
The cruiser Yosemltc, enroute to
Guam, carrying Captain Hichnrd P.
l.eary, the. newly appointed governor
of thut Island, readied Port Said yes
terday. Regulations allowing volunteers to
purchase the arms and equipments
which they carried during the Spanish
war will be continued in the case of
volunteers returning from Manila.
Nebraska patents Issued: Charles II.
Boepl. Grand Island, device for proving
addition; llcdulph II. Krummer, Colum
bus, water wheel; llernhnrd II. Noelt
ing, Nebrnska City, caster socket; Ord
Olson, Ord, windmill; Louis Vnughan,
Itlair, convertible tray and portable
Secretary of State and Mrs. Hay last
night entertained tho new Spanish
minister and the Duchess d'Areos at a
brilliantly-appointed dinner at which
were preccnt several of the mot-t prom
inent members of the diplomatic corps
and a few personal friends of the host
and the guests of honor.
Stricken In Iha Common.
LoxnoN, Juno 7. Robert Wallnce,
Liberal member of Parliament for East
Edlnburg, who, while- speaking dur
ing iv debate in tho House of Commons
yesterday, was seized with cerebral
parnl;'sls, is dead.
rroductlon of Coffee Incnnflnf;.
Tho production of coffee is said to be
fncrcnelng rapidly tn South America
and to bo assuming largo proportions
In Central Africa. In tho IUo district
alotio the augmented output for tho
four ;cars rndlng 1S97 was equal to
l.OOO.O.'iO sacks, or about 240.000 toss.
Much lluplUiMl ltuliy.
A pauper woniuu in Paris has been
convicted of having had her child bap
tized fourttrn times as a Catholic and
twelvo times a a Protestant for the
rurpoEe of securing flvo franca and a
dress each tltco
WIDE WORLD HEWS.
HAPPENINGS OF VITAL
A Ilrlef flammnry of ErenU In TV1ilcl
l'eople are Deeply Intcreitcil -Bhort
Sentence Conveying n World of In
formation to Our Header.
Tliiirndny, .limit I,
There maybe a new strike at Huffalo,
The steamer Klnshu Maru brings
news to Victoria, II. C, that Japan is
preparing for war with Russia.
The New Orleans board of health
has been unable to find but the one case
of yellow fever Heretofore mentioned.
While on Us wny from the navy yard
to Grant'a tomb at New York Tuesday,
the cruiser Hrooklyn struck a snag.
The cruiser was damaged slightly and
will nave to go to tne dry dock.
A special dispalch from Labuan an
nounecs that severe lighting isreported
between Americans and Filipinos on
the island of Mludano. The principal
city on tho island, Zamboangn, has
been bombarded and burned und is In
ruins. The same dispatch reports
trouble In Sulu, The Americans have
blockaded the port. A Itrltlsh steamer
was denied admission, nnd was es
corted seaward by tho United States
Information has been received that
satisfactory results have obtained from
the movement among members of the
volunteer regiments in Manila for the
establishment of ti largo American
colony In the Philippines. Four thous
and of the volunteers now In the is
lands are reported to have signed a
petition to the president and secretary
of war praying that they receive their
discharges in Manila, Instead of at the
places of enlistment, and that they bo
allowed travel pay to the place of en
listment. l'rlilitv, Juno 3.
The Nebraska volunteers if mustered
nut at San Francisco, will receive from
S7ltoS117 travel pay; if at home,
transportation to place of muster out.
At the personal request of General
Otis, Brigadier General Swan, chief
assistant of Adjutant General Corbln,
has been assigned to duty In the Phil
ippines. The insular commission appointed to
investigate alTuirs In Porto llico, say
the Porto Hlcan population are ready
and willing to accept American insti
tutions and ideas.
It will cost 88,000 and require twen
ty days to repair the injuries sustained
by the cruiser Urooklyn in touching
tho bottom of New York harbor off the
lluttory on Decoration day.
At Kiel, Germany, tho emperor nnd
other distinguished persons were pres
ent at the launching of tbe new battle
ship Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse. The
grand ilueltcss ol linden did tne cnrisi
enlug. Tho total cash In the United States
treasury on June 1 was 5808.0(17,00:1,
against which there are demand lia
bilities outstanding amounting to S031,
181', 1)1)!), leaving a net cash balance in
treasury of S'-W,r84,004.
A Manila dispatch says General Law
ton has been given command of the
defences of the city and troops forming
the line around Manila, which will be
his division. General MacArthnr com
mands the outlying garrisons and the
roops holding tho railroad and river.
Katurdur, June 3.
Governor Kllerbec of South Carolina
died last night.
Joliaun Strauss, the waltz king,
aged 78, is dying at Vienna.
The Smith Wagon works at Pekln,
111., burned; loss 8100,000.
George M. Nash was yesterday nom
inated for governor of Ohio.
The Chilean ministry has resigned.
Internal affairs remain quiet.
II. II. Irwin, a Lincoln, Neb, evange
list, was robbed of S000 at u hotel In
Harvey Alexander of Hcd Oak, la.,
blow the top of his head off with a
Reginald Heintz, an English tourist,
jumped from a private yacht Into Lake
.Michigan and was drowned.
A combination of manufacturers of
printing inks is being formed. The
capital stock Is to be S-Vi,000,000.
Win. Shultz, jr., of Nebraska hns
been appointed a laborer In tho navy
department at &.48 per day.
The old Wall street banking firm of
Morton, Bliss & Co.. lias been dissolved,
nnd will be succeeded by the Morton
The limits children a Rapid City, S.
D., who killed their cruel father, will
not bo prosecuted. They will be taken
to the orphans' home nt Sioux Falls.
Preparations have been made for
transferring Former Captain Alfred
Dreyfus, imprisoned on Devil's island
in charge of oillcers from Paris who
are sa Id to bo on the French steamer
Lafayette, and who will take the pris
oner direct from Devil's Island on her
return voyage to France.
handily, June 4,
At St. Louis a man nnd u child were
killed in a street car accident.
The kidnapers of Marlon Clark, the
New York baby, may not be prosecuted
on account of the expense.
Congressman Henderson of Iowa has
received enough pledges to elect him
sneaker in place of Reed, who has re
signed. Two hundred miners In the Brother
ton und Sunday Lake mines at Wake
field, Mich., arc on a strike for higher
Congressman Dick Bland of Missouri
is very sick.
In view of the continued publication
of intlaminntory editorials in the San
tiago press, General Brooke has direct
ed the appointment of a press censor.
I'rcKidoni i.ouoet of I'ranco was
jeered at und assaulted by a mob nt
the Autell races amid cries of "Vivo
rAnuee." "Vive Loubet" and "Abas
Loubet." Many arrests have resulted.
A concerted movement has begun
aguinst the Filipinos, and it is not to
stop until the country Is cleared. Tho
r;t ,Z o . ;B,i
taking place, the rebels being defeated
Tn their report to tho war depart
ment, Generals Otis nnd MacArthnr
eulogize the work nnd soldierly quali
ties of Colonel Stotsenburg.
Two people were killed and two
others injured in n fierce storm general
throughout Kansas yesterday. Many
barns and outbuildings were demolish
ed. Diplomatic relations with Spain were
resumed Saturday. The new minister
was formally presented, and the usual
ceremonies at the White house fob
Monday, June 5.
Three of tho Union Pacific holdups
arc said to bo in custody, being cap
tured six miles from Casper, Wyo.
Senator Fairbanks of Indiana and
Comptroller Dawes have left for Seattle,
Wash., from whence they will go to
Tho American union of Swedish
singers, nt their biennial convention
at Worcester, Mns., have decided In
favor of .Johnstown, N. Y., ns tne place
for holding the ltiol festival.
, Robert, Jennings, jr., ,a prominent
Veterinary surgeon Of Pittsburg, Pa.,
committed suicide Sunday by taking
poison. Domestic troubles nre thought
to have been responsible for the act.
At Yonkers, N. Y., John Flanagan,
champion hammer thrower of the New
York athletic club broke his own
hammer throwing record of lfi8 feet K,
by throwing the hammer 101 feet 10
Tucnduy, Juno 0.
Chlcngo Is suffering from the hent.
It is 00 degrees.
Frank Thompson, president of the
Pennsylvania railroad, died yesterday.
Geo. Trott, one of tho six founders of
tho Union League of Philadelphia, is
It has developed that the attack on
President Loubet at the Auteul races
was a plot of the royalists.
The condition of Congressman llland
is much more serious today, and fears
are entertained that ho may not re
cover. The English house of commons
grnntcd Lord Kitchener '30,000 (150,
000) for his distinguished services in
Tho democrats of the District of
Columbia will present to Mrs. W. J.
ltryan on her birth day, Juno 17, a
marble bust of her husband.
Jnhaun Strnuss, the "waltz king,"'
died in Vienna, aged seventy-four. He
had composed 400 melodies, the most
notable being "Heaul if ul HI ue Danube''
The Now York grand jury hns in
dieted the kidnapers of Marion Clark,
but it is said the Now York nuthorl
cannot get hold of the three persons
indicted until they have been tried in
Misses Ruth .lepson, Florence Spies
nnd Helen Jack, students of McKeu
drec college, Lebanon, HI., were
drowned in Silver creek, two miles
north, while in bathing. Miss Jepson
got beyond her depth, and the other
two went to her rescue nnd all were
Wi'dncKtlny, Juno 7.
The condition of Congressman llland
is some better.
The exodus to the Klondike region
this year is almost as great as last
The resignation of Thomns II. Reed
as congressman is sai'd to have been
sent to the governor of Maine.
Representative Sherman of New York
withdrew from the race for speakei
and tho Empire state will support
It is reported that all the chief mine
owners in Missouri and Knnsas arc
about to form a combine to control the
entire coal output of those states.
Negotiations now pending in Wash
ington on tho three now reciprocity
treaties for tho Hntlsh West Indies
are said to be progressing rapidly.
Haven Metcalf, instructor of botany
at Urown university, Providence, R. I.,
hns accepted the call to Tabor college,
Tabor, lu., to take tho chair of biology.
llartlett Tripp, American represent
ative on thcSamoaucommisslon,cablcd
the state department that Mutaafa if
disarmed, over 1,800 rebels surrender
ing. Martin O'Malley, an aged flngmnn
on the Milwaukee & St. Paul road in
iiiicngo iosi nis me in saving nine-year-old
Mabel Smith from being run
Louis Howies nnd Emile Hoffman,
aged twelve and fourteen, respectively,
were drowned in the White river at
Decker, Ind, The body of Howies was
Investigation shows that tho twentj
Hungarian immigrants who arrived at
Philadelphia from Antwerp last- Friday
were brought to thls country unde'i
contract to work for a western smelt
ing company. They will be deported.
Joe Hazen, the sheriff who was shot
In a skirmish with tho Union Pnoifk
train robbers north of Casper, Wyo.,
Monday, died at Douglas last evening.
A posse of mounted volunteers left
Casper last evening to assist In cap
turing thu bandits.
So.Uot All Over Her rtody.
Sauna, Kan., Juno 7. It has just
been learned that a 14-year-old girl
named Walker, who lives with hor
parents near Solomon City, fourteen
miles cast of Sallnn, is suffering from
a terrlblo affliction. Since her birth
sho has had what tho doctors call fish
skin, scale i like thoso of a fish having
completely covere.1 her body. Her
eyes aro red and inflamed and have
never been closs.l. Tho girl belongs
to a we'll-to-do faintly, and they have
spent a great deal of money in having
niMnfwUnu Taper Money.
The Savings Bank in Brussels, saya
tho Revuo Sclentlfique, has recently
adopted a process of sterilizing all
hank notes which pass through Us
hands. Tho money Is exposed for sev
eral hours to the vapor of formalin.
Tho Revuo suggests that books lent out
from public libraries should bo simi
Htlll lit) Vnrunt Seats.
The London places of entertainment
would hold all tho inhabitants of Edin-
burgh, and then there would be several
I tnoueaud vacant seats.
NEWS OF NEBRASKA
CONDENSATION OF IMPOR
TANT NEWS ITEMS.
Short and rilliy 1'ni-BRraphj Which Tell
of What Han Happened or Will Hap
pen In Our Commonwealth Tho Now
TliUMiliiy, June 1.
The cash drawer of tho Union Paci
fic depot at Sidney was robbed of SSL
Mrs. Win, Ilrown of Red Cloud was
accidentally but not seriously shot by
someone who was practicing with ti
At Omaha Frnnk Williams fell from
n wagon and tho wheels passed over
his body, inflicting injuries from which
ho has since died.
John Caruthers fell out of a Hurllng
ton sleeper between Hcnkelman and
Mnx and a dislocated shoulder and sev
eral body bruises resulted.
The Union Pacific Is tearlng"ip"tnof
Omaha bridge and terminal company's
tracks to prevent the entrance' of the,
Illinois Central into Omaha. -C $
Hradsha,. knows what a tornado is
itself, and easily subscribed SU0 for
tho victimrf'of tho storm which - swept
ncross north Hamilton county.
Gcorgo Darby, a farmer near Arapa
hoe, while on his wny to town on
horseback, secured n broken leg by
reason of his horse stumbling and fall
ing upon him.
Charles Hartgrovc, a Lincoln bicyc
list, collided with a horse and buggy
at3 a late hour last night nnd his
nose was broken nnd he was otherwise
injured about the face.
Three boys, ranging In nge from 12
to fifteen years, ran away from their
homes in Ncligli and their whereabouts
Is not known. Their names are Field,
Stevenson and Shidelcr. The Steven
son boy's mother Is a widow, and the
boy took with him all the money his
mother had In the house, about ..".
f-iitunl.iy, June tl.
During a shower at Talmagc Phillip
Specht was killed by lightning.
Chnrlcs Edwards, a well known
farmer near Auburn, wns kicked by a
horse Decoration day and died from
E. 13. Hardin, for many years cash
ier of the Bank of Liberty, committed
suicide by hanging himself. Tho loss
of -his property is assigned ns the
State Treasurer Mcscrvc says he has
paid out over 8173,000 for state war
rants iu the past six months. The pre
mium now paid by the state is 2 per
David Cook attended a dance at
Brninnrd nnd got into a quarrel with
John Stnnek, during which Stunek
wns shot twice. Cook- escaped on u
John Pile of Omaha has been arrest
ed charged with Having attempted a
crlmlnul assault upon the six-year-old
daughter of W. G. Drake. He has ad
mitted his guilt.
Hans Wiggins of Omaha died the
other day and his widow supposed she
had very little left to her, but upon in
vestigation it was found that Hans had
S'JO.000 on deposit in one of the banks
and thut Ills real estate holdings were
worth about that much more.
The resignation of Capt. Jnnscn of
Omaha, assistant surgeon In the First
Nebraska, has been accepted by the
governor. Tho cnptaln returned on
account of poor health.
Mondny, June IS.
John C. Buess, a farmer six miles
from Nebraska City, sustained two
broken ribs in a fall.
Charlie Crawford of Humboldt, aged
fourteen, had n foot crushed under the
wheels of a Hat car while playing near
The livery barn of Reams & Wright,
Mlnden, was destroyed by fire, togeth
er with twelve head of horses nnd a
quantity of harness and several bug
gies. David Garrett, a seventeen-year-old
youth of Greeley Center, was kicked In
the stomach by a horse and received
Internal injuries which caused his
The project of Columbus citizens to
erect a monument In Frankfort Park
to commemorate the deeds of tho vet
eransof the civil war, is assuming defi
nite shape, and nenrly enough money
hns been subscribed to assure Its suc
cess. Citizens of the state aro making big
preparations to give the First Nebras
ka boys a rousing reception on their
return home. It Is not known just
when the regiment will return, but it
will be in tho latter part of July or In
Tuesduy, June 0.
A free klndergnrten has been started
at North Bend under the auspices of
tho Woman's club.
Central City authorities will compel
the hoboes work on the streets or live
on bread and water.
Horace Onderkirk's store at Ilildrcth
was broken into tho first of the week
nnd ubout 845 worth of watches und
other property taken.
Captain Claude Ough, discharged on
account of wounds lecoived m the
Philippine war, has arrived at Geneva.
While tho captain is looking well he
hns not fully recovered from his
Tho city council of Tekaniah hns tin
ordinance under consideration for the
calling of an election to vote S10.000
railroad bonds for the new Sioux Cltv
& Omaha road.
Tom CVJllns, an Omaha laborer, af
ter a protracted spree, committed sul- "
cldc by cutting his throat.
August Drees, a blacksmith at Bow
Valley, received a broken leg by tho
bursting of an emery wheel.
The identity of the baby boy left on
the door step of Mr. and Mrs. A. A.
Lnsch of Lincoln is not yet known.
Anton Zuber of Ilarneston hns been
taken In charge by the authorities and
will bo examined by the insanity M
A man named Stlcklcy stabbed n A
man named Close In n quarrel nt a
country dance near Albion. Stlcklcy
The transcript In tho caso involving
the validity of tho Cherry county
court hoiKc bonds has been filed In tho
Mrs. Martha Newell ended herllfo nt.
the home of n friend In Omaha by tak
ing morphine nnd laudanum. Des
pondency was the-cause.
Gov. Poynter has ordered the rcmov
nl of Dr. C. G. Sprague as superintend
ent of tho instituto for feeble-minded
youth at Beatrice. Dr.Lang of York
has been appointed to ill0the placo'i
I 'it ' -S nr y
DEPEW ISGOINGFJO PARIS.
French HUtory Mude.
LosnoN, Juno?; 7. Senator-elect
Chaunccy M. Dcpow, with his son,
Mr. Chaunccy M Dcpow, jr., lenvo for
Paris to-day. 1
"It Is hnposslblo to Bay what will
dcvclopo In Franco ns tha outcomo of
tho presont political conditions," ho
remarked, "and I propose to watch
events thoro for a week or so myself,
and sea mo.lcrn French history made.
"It looks to mo as If tlu young ex
quisites who attache 1 M. Loubet may
find themselves in n tight place. I
imagine that nn attack upon tho chief '
magistrate mlht lead to a long im
prisonment. Tho miin olomsnt of
doubt ns to tho punishment of theso
royalists Is what a Fronch jury may
do. A man hisses and cries 'vivo In
Franco' and 'vivo l'annaj,' and it
makes no difference whatovar tho evi
dence may bs, ho Is ncqultto.l."
Mr. Depew prodlcto.1 suscesi for tho
American campaign la tlia Philip
pines, which ho said would undoubt
edly bo removed from politics baforay
tho next Presidential conventions.
With regard to trusts ho remarked:
"Tho tendency now Is not to form
tructs, but to avoid the legislation ex
isting against them by simply making
great corporations trusts."
"Ihis will bring its own cure, how
ever, in a toadoney to O7cr-capltalizo,
so that the smaller firmi can com
pete." Mr. Dcpow mentioned tho sugar and
whisky trusts as instancsj.
WASHINGTON SURPRISED. f
Struteglo Value of tho Coition of Spain's
I'aelflo Iitanili to Uermnny.
Wasiunoto.v, Juno 5. Tho an
nouncement at Madrid in tho speech
from tho throno to tho cortcs that
Spain had ceded tho Carolluo islands
nnd Palaos and tho Mnrinnnos was re
ceived with surprise her a Tho cess
ion marks the relinquishment of Span
ish possessions in the far East, savo
tho island of Fernando Po and depen
dencies on the African coast.
Tho strategic valno of this cession
to tho German Interests in the Puciflo
is evident from tha fact that tho La
drones and Palaos and oven tho Caro
lines uro in practically direct lino be
tween Hawaii and tho Philippines and
will form excellent points of supply
for Germany. Tho American poaca
commissioners at Paris last December
vainly sought ono of tho Carolina
Islands on account of its bciu? In a
lino with Hawaii and tho Philippines
nnd its adaptability as a station 'Mr
tho proposed Pacific cable to connect
tho Philippines with Hawaii and tho
United States. Falling In that, how
over, the American flag was hoisted
over Wake Island, 1,330 miles cast of
MRS. SAivTt. JACK AS LEGACY.
The Theitrlcal Miuijor Willed lilt
Wlfo to IIU Urotlier.
Nkw Yomc, Juno 3. Sam T. Jack,
tho theatrical manager, willed Jits
wlfo to his 'brother, James C Jock.
The Inst testament of Jnck, who died
April 27, was filed for probata yester
day. It contains this romnrkablo
provision: "It is my wish, first and
foremost, that my brother James, and
my wife, Emma,, shall become hus
band and wife"
Mrs. Jack, tho "Emma" of tho will,
was Miss Emma Ward of tho old Lily
Clay Burlesque company, which 'was
playing at Niblo's in 18U2, when Sam
T. Jack married her.
James C Jack was asked if he w'tfdd
accept tho bequest of his brother, but
ho would mako no statement.
Tho estate is valued at 375,000, of
which 800,003 is said to bo in banks in
this city and Chicago. Sam T. Jack
left one-third of his property to his
wife, one-third to his brother, James
C. Jack, and divided tho remainder
Ileuounoe tho l'reiHsnt.
Nmv Yoiik, Juno 7. Tho National
Civil Scrvlco Reform league has Issued
a statement denouncing tho PrcsWont
because of his modification of tho civil
t'unr untl Trotelhiir. "
The czar is not less careful of his
llfo than his predecessors, but ao
idopts auiereiit methods tor safeguard
ing himself. Instead of having threo
trains ready when ho Is going fi. a
lournoy nnd leaving tho anarchists to
suess which train Is convoying him. s
his father did, ho simply allows no ono
to know his plans. The route tyuub
llshed, but ho never kcons it.
Ato with I'lnger. ,
Until tho reign of Henry VIltT Eng
lish sovereigns, as well as their sub
jects, ato with their finger.
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