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Bomo of tho Great Features of the lint
Greater America Exposition.
1HE SUPERB ELECTRICAL DISPLAY
,lfrom 4mIt 1 tti November
Omaha Will Welcome
1 the -city
Bltico tiro institution of tho first
rrlmltlvo fnlr for tho xchnns;a of
"wares nmong ancient tradesmen, It
lias born grander nnd mure Interfiling
than Its Immediate, predecessor. Tho
Orentcr America Exposition will bo no
exception to ilits rule. In the variety
and novelty of Us educational nnd
Amusement fcaturos it will without
question surpass tho exposition of 1898.
IU exhibits jira not only moro numer
ous, hut mora novel and Instructive
than were tlioso of a ymn ngo. Tho
amusement (nncesslonH, nlso more nu
merous, present many novoltleB nnd
all dro grander in design and propor
tions thim thoso ot iiuy former exposi
tion. Tho JlluinlnntlotiH nnd pyrotrch
nlcal display -will bo upon a scale of
magnificence heretofore lint utempted,
nnd a lino of Rpcclal fcatiireB and duyH
In contoraplutcd ot almost sensational
One of tho rrownliiR featurcn of
tho exposition 1b tho electrical Illumi
nation. The dlflplny of Inst year was
conceded to ho tho most effective ever
J2NTUANCE TO FlNB
arranged, nnd that has been vastly im
proved upon. Tho exposition is grand
and beautiful by day, bt when dark
ness spreads its sablo wings then n
fairy city springs into existence, ench
outllno defined, ench tower nnd min
aret clear cut and brilliant with my
riad flashing Btars of changing chlm
morlng llghtH. Last year 30,000 elec
tric lights wore used In the illumina
tion ot tho court ot honor; this bum
mer 5,400 lights Hush and gleam from
cornice nnd from nrch, from balus
trade to lofty spire, from pillared col
onnudo to gulldcd domo reared high In
Tho splendid electrical fountain nt
the western end of tho lagoon Is a vor-
Itablo rainbow ot chanRlni; lights, now
clearest green, and then from sprays
and showers of crimson to all the col
ors of tho rainbow mingled, shifting,
changing, a dream ot fleeting menuty.
Around tho court, gardens of tropical
plants bloom by day und blossom yet
moro brilliant hues by night. Over
3,000 lights clustered nnd colored to
represent tho full-bloom flowers, lights
tho foliage nnd gives tho t-ifect of fairy
gardens the like ot which tins novor
been equaled or approached. Conceal
od lights throw Into bold relief each
group and figure ot statuary upon the
The bluff .tract has 3.000 more lights
than last year and the horticultural
building stands out In a blaze ot ra
diant beauty. One hundred and eighty-seven
addltlbnal arc lights have
been placed about tho grounds, some
eighty of theso around the now bnlf-
The Indian band from Tucson, ArU.,
will ho in uttendanco at tho Exposition.
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mile rnco trnck which hns been built
on too north tract and where races will
ho run nt night. ThlB Is to bo ono of
tho novel features ot the exposition.
Enough to s,y that thy cxporlenco
of lust yenr has linen utilized to tho
full, that the dark plncea have been
touched hr xvlth tho wand of n wiz
ard, ntul thnt Electrical Superintend
ent KusOn haB prepared n fairy ceno
brilliant and gorgeous beyond compar
ison. In tho mater of exhibits tho First
Orcati-r America Colonial Expedition
haB been most fortunate. When tho
exposition wnB first talked ot bomo
douht wna oxprcHscd hh to tho posslbll
ity of sectirliiR a sufficient number ot
attractive exhibit o fill tho lmmenwi
buildings, but thnt doubt lino been oo
Hcurcd by tho necessity of -economizing
spaco In order that nil "who applied
might ho accommodated. Tho United
States government building contains
a special exhibit, Tho uiitlre contents
of tho famous IJlihy Prison War Mu
seum nro displayed, it Ib composed of
tho rcllrB of Uir wars of this nation,
nnd Ib of grout .historical Importanco
nnd value. In otic part of tho building
will be shown n ImmonBo collection
of tho relics and trophies of tho Into
war with Spain; tho campaign In Cu
ba nnd Porto Rico. Froi i the Philip
pine IbIihuIb will como four car loads
ot curloiiB and Interesting exhibits,
relics of Dewey's famous victory, tro
phies of the war in and j.bout Manila,
nnd Interesting objects collected from
various parts of the islnii'lR. In nilill
tlon to all this -will bo tha regular Rov
ernment exhibit of llfe-Bavlng nppnru
tiiB, etc., anil In i comer of tho bulld
inR tho flshorles exhibit will bo shown.
Tho display In all tho principal
buildings Rives promise of fnr surpnss-
ing .thnt of tho Trnns-MlPBlsBlppl Im
position. Manufactures building Is
filled with a bewildering display, and
Micro Is demand for more spaco than
can ho found. In tho wuv of live ex
hibitsthat is, machinery in operation
It Is probable that this exposition
will surpass, In extent nnd variety, nil
previous efforts. Machinery Hall will
bo filled with this exhibit. Silk weav
ing from tho beginning with tho raw
silk to tho completion ot the cloth;
tho manufacture of hats, irom tho raw
material to tho finished nrtlclo; In
short, a hundred different articles ot
commerce being mndo nt tho en mo
time, and under ono root. In tho elec
tricity building will bo seen all that
Is latest and most interesting In elec
trical apparatus and npplianccs; dyna
mos, tolcphono exchanges, exhibitions
of lighting, heating nnd cooking. In
brief, scores of Interesting nnd curious
thlngB such as can only be found In a
display of this kind, nnd which must
bo seen to be appreciated
The colonial exhibit will consist ot
many Interesting articles ot commerce,
Industry, and manufacture, from our
foreign possessions. Implements of ag
culture, arms, vohlcleB, nntlvo dress
and ornaments, products, plants and
fruits, are a tow ot tho many Interest
ing things now on tho way from Cu
ba, Porto Rico, Hawaiian islands, und
the far off Philippines. A large num
ber ot tho natives ot these several is
lands of the seas will bo at the exposl
tlpn, and will doubtless make ono ot
the most interesting features ot the
To those who aro Interested in the
national question of Imperialism the
villages ot tho natlvo islanders will be
at onco a revelation and a source ol
varied information. Whether the Fili
pino is capable of self-goYernmcnt or,
whether it is safe to offor his country
a plnco in tho sisterhood ot states life
questions best answered after a care
ful study ot the man himself, In the
nntlvo vlllago ho will live as in his
Island home. His dress, manners, cus
toms, ceremonies nnd religious ob
servances will not be added to nor de
tracted from, and tho dally occupation
by which he lives when at home will
be fultbfullr adhered to. As he is
THE RED' CLOUD CHIEF.
Tlio Navy Department Has at Lact
Decided the Question.
DESCRIPTION. OF COSTUMES.
Geld I.ee It the Most Frequent Kei
tura In tho Deicrlpllon Four fitnri
Where Other Hawo Only Two It
W1U He Complcatiei Knmifli
Washington, Juno 10. The new
regulations prescribing tho uniform
of naval officers have been issued.
Few material chnngos arc made In the
existing dress, but for tlus first time
In many years provision has been
made for distinguishing the admiral
from other Hag officers, and while
Admiral Dewey's modesty will not
be shocked by tho revival of the gor
geous raiment of tho oftlcer of his
grade, bo will be conspicuous
enough to satisfy most of his admi
rers. He will not need to make ninny
alterations In the eight costumes he
must wear on various occasions, but
his epaulettes, sleeve ornaments, col
lar dclccs and cocked hat will have
to be specially manufactured before
ho passes Gibraltar, for the regula
tions, which wero approved May b, go
Into effect practically as soon as they
are received by otllcurs and tho copies
have been mailed.
To distinguish the admiral tho fol
lowing points are to bo noted:
He will have ou his sleeve, near tho
cuffs, two stripes of two-Inch gold
laco, with one one-Inch btrlpo be
tween, sot one-quarter of nn Inch
apart. A rear admiral will have only
one two-luuli stripe, with a half-inch
htripc just above It. Captnltis have
four of tho half-Inch stripes nnd
ensigns have one. Tho epaulettes
of all flag oflleers are the same,
but those of tho admiral are
embellished with four silver stars
ot ilvo rays each, placed equidistant
from ench other in the middle of the
strap or frog of the epaulette with
gold foul anchor, one nud one-eighth
inches long, under ench of tho two
outer stars. The roar admirals have
only twostnrj, ono nuir each end of
tho frog, with a small silver foul an
chor in the center.
bimllar devices go on tho shoulder
straps, tha admiral's straps being
thrcc-clghts ot an inch longer ami
one-eighth of an inch wider than tho
straps of other oflleers. On each side
ot his collar the admiral will wear
four silver star, with a gold foul an
chor under cacti of the outer stars.
Hear admirals have two silver stars
tnd a silver foul anchor.
Tho cocked hat ot tha admiral will
havo a strip of two Inch gold lace,
laid ou Hat around tho outer rim of
the fans, passing lender the peaks.
For rcur admirals the gold luco Is half
an inch narrower. Tho admiral's
sword bolt is embroidered on each
edge with half-inch gold braid, nnd
has quarter-inch gold braid in the cen
ter. Hear admirals aro cutttlcd to
half the width of gold on tho sauin
Tho cap for tho admiral is exactly
tho same as that for rear admirals,
and his coat, waistcoat, trousers,
mackintosh, overcoat, cloak, cravat,
scarf, shoes, rubber boots, shirts,
collar and gloves nro tlie same as
for all commissioned oflleers in the
navy. His cravat is black ribbed
silk, not moro than thirty-six
nor less than thirty-two inches
long, not more than one nnd
one-quarter Inches nor less than three
fourths inch wide, tied In u double
bow knot iti front. Ills shoes, high or
low, shall bo of black calfskin or
patent leather, but in warm wcjvthcr,
with white trousers, plain white shoes
of canvns or buckskin or russet leath
er shoes aro allowable when service
dress Is worn. Only plain bosomed
white shirts are permitted when coats
re wora open.
A Cigarette Truit for Meilca
Austin, Texas, Juno 3 0. Leopold
Gchwnrzman, n cigarette manufact
urer of the City of Mexico, passed
through hero yesterday ou his way to
Montreal, Quebec. Ho said that the
negotiations for tho combination of
nil the principal cigarette factories in
Mexico Into a trust had been com
pleted. The capital of the new syndi
cate is 81,750,000.
It Wi One of the 18)4 Dollar
Hacink, Wis., June 31', A week ago
A. Altman, n clerk In a dry goods
store, received a silver dollar in pay
ment for 'goods. Ho has sold the sil
ver dollar for 81,00a Altman noticed
that Its date wus 1601 und sent It to
Chicago. Experts pronounced it gen
uine and bought It for 81,030. Alt
man says he does not know who gave
him the dollar.
Was Twice l'ostmaiter In MlnonrL
Cniu.icoTHK, Ma, Juno 3a Dr.
Josoph C. Waters, a physician, died
unexpectedly from apoplexy at his
home in Utlca lost night. He was
twice postmaster under President
Cleveland and at the tlmo of his death
was , a member ot tho board of
managers of the Fulton school for the
deaf and dumb.
Took UU lllule and TalUe to Jail.
, Linr.nTr, Ma, June SO. James M.
ifarrlB, a young farmer, had tho
choice ot paying flue and costs,
amounting to 20", or going to jail for
;rrylug concealed weapons. Ho
camo In from tho country yesterday
wth a valise and a bible und said he
preferred going to jiil, He claims
that ho did not violate- the law; that
Ills punishment is unjust und there
fore no disgrace. Ho will have to
ervo thirty dayu.
CLARK'S ARIZONA (WINES AFIRE
of IJnrnlnR Colin fell Into tb
145-Toot I.ctcI at Jeromo.
Jeiiomh, Ariz., June 30.- Firo broke
out in tho Verde Copper company's
rcverbatory Tuesdny night and was
burning fiercely up to midnight
Tho rcverbatory is tho largest In
the United States nnd back of it a
few feet aro n number of coke bins.
To tho north aro tho vitals of the
mine, tho power hinise, representing
an Investment of 8250,000. A frame
work holding 500 tons of coke fell on
the fire and tons of the burning coko
fell through an open shaft and set the
H&'foot level of the mine on firo. Thts
was controlled after a six hours' fight.
Tho loss is not known nt this hour,
but It will bo heavy nnd will fall upon
Senator Clark alone. Ills incomo out
of these mines is said to be 30,000 a
day. The firo originated from fric
tion of ono of the belts on tho furnace
blower. Twelve hundred men havo
been thrown out ot employment tem
TO SUPPRESS MORE WAR NEWS
Strict fiMtrncllon Again! Talking It
tied to omoen In the Deptrttnent.
Wasuinotox, Juno H). A censor
ship of the news was declared yester
day by tho War department in tho
promulgation of an order signed by
Adjutant General Corbin calling at
tention of oflLlnls and clerks to tho
fact that news was being given out
which had not previously been ap
proved by him, and adding:
"Under no circumstances will news
paper reporters bo furnished any data
on any subject except by o Ulcers of
the adjutant general's ofllec or by tho
Secretary of War or by tho Assistant
Secretary of War."
The order goes further in tho en
deavor to suppress news from tho
War department than wus considered
necessary nt any time during the war
DEAL IN MILLIONS,
Syndicate Formed to Develop Creek
Kansab City, Mo , Juno 30. Tho
leading ofllcials ot the Creek nation,
who have been in the city since Mon
day, met representatives of a syndi
cate which proposes to invest in agri
cultural and mineral lands in tho
nation as soon as the allotment now
in process is completed and tho indi
vidual citizens secure patents to the
lands. The dcnl, which involves mil
lions, will be n profitable one for the
Indians as well as for tho projectors,
according to the statements ot tho
Creek otllclnls, for It provides in every
case for liberal royalties. It mcan3
the rapid development of the mineral
region, which promises to become one
of tho richest in this country in coal,
asphalt aud petroleum.
BERNHARDT AT STRATFORD,
Ad Aodlenoeat Shakeineare'e IllrthnUce
Bee the Aetreai m Hamlet.
London, Juno 30. Mmo. Sarah
ltcrnhurdt und her company gave a
mntliico performance of "Hamlet" at
tho Shakespeare Memorial theater, at
.Stratford, to-day. A largo and dis
tinguished audience was present. Tho
mayor and corporatloa and a delega
tion of tho Inhabitants met the French
actress on her arrival at Stratford.
The town wus decorated in honor of
the occasion. After the perforraanca
the mayor presented Mmo. Ilcrnhardt
with a bouquet of flowers, and tho
uctress subsequently visited the his
torical spots in the noighborhoou.
Knnins Ccntut 1'atronage.
Toi'KKA, Kan., Juno 30. Republi
can politicians arc aroused over the
fact that Census Director Mcrrlain
lias Informed Senator liaker that ho
will designate Congressman Rldgley,
Populist, us the dispenser of the cen
sus patronago in tho Third district.
Mr. Merriam in a letter to Senator
Maker cxpluinos that the district is
represented by a Populist and the Pop
ulist p.irty is therefore entitled to tho
patronage. Mr. Uaker announces
that he will go to Washington to make
a personal protest to President Me
Iviulcy unlesb Merriam recedes from
McCnlloch a Candidate for niand'e Ftaee
fcF.n.u.iA, Mo., Juno 30, It is an
nounced that General Robert McCul
loch of Cooper county will bo a candi
date for Congress In the Eighth dis
trict to succeed the late IL P. Wand.
General McCulloch is major general
of the United Confederate veterans ot
Missouri nnd served In the civil war
us colonel of the Second Missouri Con
"Jumped" Coffey Til le Lota.
COKKKYVIIJ.K, Kan., Juno 30. A
strip ot land fifty by 150 feet, on the
mau street of the town, was "jumped"
here this morning by two citizens who
claimed it had never been tak,en np
before. They began the erection of
building at once, Tha town has
taken steps to make them give up tho
land, holding it belongs to the munici
pality. It is very valuable.
A Cannon Exploded at the CharlvarL
Mamstkk, Mich., June 3 0. At a
wedding on Oak Hill a large crowd
gntjierel to charivari the newly mar
ried couple. The outfit consisted ot
cow bolls, horns and a small cannon.
Tho cannon was loaded with an over
charge of powder and exploded, injur
ing three, men, 0.10 dangerously.
liUKSOH Avuks, Juno 3 0. Iho mln
lstcr of publio instruction hns pro
posed that Congress voto a credit for
sending fifty youths to tho United
States to study there in tho agi (cul
tural industrial colleges.
AFFAIRS OF STATE
EVENTS OF INTEREST TO
Timely Mention of the lining of tho '.
tlonal CotigreM, Departmental aoil Ex
ecntWe Official Actloni, nnd Stavsmcuti
of Army and Katy.
Frlilny, .Inne SO,
Oliver P. Carter und William A.
Johnson have leen nppointed substi
tute carriers nt Lincoln. Neb.
General Delaware Kemper, consul to
Amoy, China, under the llrst Cleveland
administration, died nt his home in
Alexandria, Vju, yesterday.
Secretary Long has blgncd an ordct
assigning Capt, II. C. Taylor to com
mand the Is or th Atlantic hqundron
during the month's leave of Admiral
.Sampson, which begins next month.
Surgeon J. C. Iloyd of the navy, ono
of the fulled States delegates to the
recent tuberculosis congress in Ilcrlin,
hns returned to Washington and Is
preparing a report for the department
on the work of the congress.
The United States cruiser Detroit
has arrived at New York. The Detroit
was at lllucflelds taking care of the
American merchants there whose lives
and property were endangered by the
unsettled state of Nicaragua's politics.
Secretary Hitchcock has nfllnned the
Innd ofllccdeeision in the ease of Henry
A. lllair ngalnst the Rtate of Nebraska
fiom the O'Neill land district. The
state's right to the laud in controversy
under the school grant is declared to b'e
superior to lilair's.
Tho first orders were issued yestcr
day for recruiting the troops under the
clause authorizing the enlistment of
3.VKH) men. The order contemplates
enlisting men for tho three skeleton
regiments in the Philippines. Recruit
ing oflleers have been instructed to en
list men with this understanding.
UtiinilHy, July y.
Winslow L. Ilah of Omaha has been
admitted to practice before the inter
A postofllec hoH been established at
Sclden, Rosk county, Neb., witli Win.
Selden us postmaster.
The monthly stutement of the direc
tor of the mint shows that the total
coinage for June was 810,478,1103.
The United Stntes transport Solace
has sailed for Manila with fortv-scven
oflleers nnd .ViO men for the Asiatic
squadron, besides a large quantity of
The transport Pennsylvania has
sailed for Manila with the Twenty
fifth Pennsylvania infantry and n
large number of recruits for the army
in the Philippines. Col. A. S. Hurt is
The cruiser Chicago, Rear Admiral
Howisons flagship, now in Delagoa
bay, Cupe Town, bus been ordered to
remain there until July M, instead of
proceeding south', us her itinerary
Gen. II. G. Wright, who made u
briliant rceord in tho lnte war, died nt
Washington after an illness of three
months. He also achieved eminence
as an engineer, serving as chief of
United States army engineers from
1870 until his retirement in 19S4.
Kundnj-, July 3,
The comptroller of the currency has
Issued n call for a statement of the con
dition of tho national banks at the
close of business June 30.
The war department has received the
intelligence that the customs receipts
ut Havana for June have passed the
million dollar mark. The total since
American occupation is over S.I.OOO.OIO.
It is stated at the war department
that no concession of any kind will be
granted in Porto Rico, and that the
whole matter of concessions und appli
cations for concessions will be referred
to congress at its next session.
A beautiful gift wus yesterday by
the president tliiojgh Secretary HaV
presented to M. Cnmbon, tho French
ambassador, in recognition of his
services tin the negotiation of the
peace protocol between Spain nnd the
United States. The gift was a beau
tiful loving cup encased in u hand
some jeweled box
The arrival of the steamer Nippon
Mam with the alleged cases of the Asi
atic plague aboard, has moused the
the San Francisco health authorities
and m r.ingements lire being made to
establish on Angel island a "enmp of
detention" for such regiments us are
found to have been exposed to contag
ion. The camp will accommodate
about 1,500 men.
Wedneeduv, July .
At Newport. Rhode Inland dm tin.
ul men celebrated Schley's destruction
of Cervcra's fleet July 3.
James A. Chambers hnKlwnntinrvr1n.
ed a watchman in the public building
"k'juuiu vmiuiiu ut 3ju,
Assistant Secretary of War Mclkel
John has announced himself a candi
date to succeed Senator Thurston.
David Williams of Webster, South
Dakotu, has been nppointed census su
pervisor for the custern district of
The revenue cutter McCulloch, with
Senator Fairbanks, a member of tho
joint high commission, and a lnrire
party on boari), dropped anchor in the
boy at Skuguay, and the Skaguay
chamber of commerce and city council
went on board and welcomed them, la
ter taking the. party around town, and
giving them a luncheon in the evening.
A semi-official note has been issued
nt Paris declaring that there is no
foundatipn for the rumors of a dis
agreement between the Ilrltish and
French aquadronb in Newfoundland
A collision between the two nmlcs
at San Fernando in the Philippines.
becms Inevitable soon. The insurgents
uru in-live uu around me, town and can
bo seen working in the trenches to
strengthen their position. Day and
night forces are at work. It is esti
mated that 3,000 men were seen march
ing in the road north of the town yes
terday morning. The Americnns turned
out and manned the defenses, expect
ing an attack.
ATJE COMING AT LAST.
FIRST NEBRASKA BOYS
itulfnril Notllles Ooernor l'oynter of
Their Departure Mut Give Them
Welcome l'rnclniiatlon Aftklng f(,r
Olmeriance Hancock Sails Willi 700
Governor Poynter lias received tho f
Mamii.a. July h 7:S2 p. m. Gover
nor Poynter, Lincoln, Neb.: Sail u.
day. Though Nagasaki, Yokohoma.
Acting on tho cablegram received
from Major Mulford, Governor Poyn
ter issued the following proclamation:
Lincoln, July 1. The executive
office is just in receipt of ndvlees that
the First Nebraska lias this day sailed
from Manila. The home-coming or
the gallant regiment is such n notable
event in the history of our state us to
call for otllciiil recognition and for
such a demonstration of welcome upon
their return as will fitly commemoratc
thclr splendid courage und fortitude.
As chief executive of the state, und
in obedience to the dictates of my own
feelings, I recommend that tho warm
welcome which the pcopl-j have al
ready prepared in their hearts for oui
returning heroes shall take shape in
an organized nnd concerted movement
nnd that such a demonstration be ar
ranged as will give ample proof to the
world that Nebraska appreciates hei
noble sons who have by their valorous
deeds made thelrnnmefamousthrough
out tho world. In testimony whereof
I hereby set my hand and cause to be
affixed the gro.it seal of the state of
Done at Lincoln, this first day oil
July, A. D. 1800. W. A. Povntkii.
Hy the governor,
W. F. PoiiTiiU, Secretary of State.
fatal Affray Over u damn of Cunh ut n
Sunday morning at 10 o'clock at the
district reunion at Elmwood", George
Jones was shot and killed, und Win,
Mnlonc and Joe Hart were wounded
by John Harris. The shooting was
the outcome of a quarrel over a game
of cards. The parties are from St. Joe.
Harris and Jones were playing sev-en-up
when they got into u dispute.
Harris claimed the stakes and put
the money in his pocket. Jones de
manded it nnd the two waxed warm in
their debate Harris finally pulled
a irun nnd shot Jones in the stomach.
Hart and Malono wero not engaged in
the trouble, but were hit by bullets
that missed Jones. Harris was ar
rested and, makes the plea of self-defense.
He says all three of the. men
pitched onto him. The coroner was at
once notified nnd his inquest may
bring out more details of tho affray
than arc now obtainable, and which
may shed a different light on the mur
der. COLE DECLARED NOfGUILTY,
Itf leaned I'rlioner Shake llamU Willi All
In the Court Itoom.
The jury in the Cole case at Illoom
Ington, after being out one hour,
brought in a verdict of acquittal.
When the verdict was read Cole jumped
from his chair nnd shontcil "Glory to
God." He then shook hands with ev
erybody in sight, und finally left tho
court room clapping his hands. This
ends one of the most sensational trials
ever held in Frankliu county. On De
cember B J. P. Krclchbaum disappeared
and Toomnn and Cole began to haul oft'
his live stock. Suspicion was aroused
und they were arrested. On December
14 tho body of Krelclibaum was found
In a hole In the stable on the Ktelch
baum place. Toomnn and Colo were
tried for murder and Toomnn was con
victed, the jury falling to agreo in the
case of Cole, und a second trial was op
dercd with the above result.
ot Lincoln fieeklnf
l'urt of It.
Mrs. H. C. llltteubender of Lincoln
is in Chicago attending a council of
the Mercer heirs. In-referring to the
meeting the Chicago Record says.
"JJy special arrangement nearly 1-S
people who are imbued with the idea
that they arc lawful descendents to
the property of Gideon Mercer, who
resided in Scotland In the Seventeenth
century, gathered at the First Metho
dist church, on last Monday afternoon
to devise, If possible, a means of f ur
thcrlng'thelr claims to an estate which
they estimate in round numbers to be
8200,000,000 chiefly consisting of
funds in the Hank of England, Scotch
real estate, a good sized tract near
Mercer street, New York, and thirty
acres of ground in New Jcraey," Mrs.
Ulttcnbcnder wus made chairman ol
tho evecutlvc committee of tho orgaw
Hurt Kyger, a workman in the Elk'
horn railway yards at Fremont, had n
leg broken while? unloading lusiber.
The knocking out of a brace In a pocket
caused the lumber to full and Kygor
could not g'et1 out of the way.
The Leigh Creamery association rev
cently lcasqd its 1,000 plant o tnT
WestrohH Creamery company for a
term of five years. The We-sl Point
company is going to put in Ulinining
stations at Creston und Clurlctfon and
ship the cream to Leigh.
Governor Poynter raado a demand
Saturday for the books and records of
the state insurance department, nd
Auditor Cornell refused to turn thein
over until the constitutionality of the
law is determined, apparently acting
upon tho advice of Attorney General
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