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Red Cloud Chief.
Ono row In lliu trust Is worth two
on tho farm.
Honor bright, wouldn't you bo n .1.
Plerpont Morgan If you could?
The crow of tho Chicago evidently
menu to live up to the name of their
Hh I p.
Indentions are flint If Paris were
Franco It would bo a cold day for tho
Evidently the Russian peasants do
not cotiHlder It good fun to sit still and
starve to death.
Ilaltliuoro htm mobbed an utnplro
already. Who says InturcMt In tho
i;aino In waning?
Why not let William Waldorf Aslor
stop Into tho peerage? No man ever
paid dearer for a whistle.
A new Hleeplng car In provided with
n hath for each passenger, but the
into of It Ih not compulsory.
The nnme of tho Austrlnn cruiser
Szlgotvnr and that of Capt Prnprotnlk
aro nltnoHt equally formidable.
As the sultan of Turkey gets only
1.10.00(1,000 a year It Ih no wonder that
ho cannot pay Ills personal debts.
It Ih understood that tin hobo com
bine will not mnko any effort to op
pose tho formation of tho soap trust.
Pntlerowskl, the prlnco of pianists,
cleared $12fi,000 In three montliH. Al
most a good day's work for J. I'lorront
llaseball rules should bo revised In
Ktich a wny iw to permit each captain
to give his legal counsel a chair near
As Hummer advances thoro Is tho
usual revival of Interest in tho prob
lem of getting Into closer touch with
tho north pole.
"lie vhtuous and you will be weal
thy" hays the venerable Russell Sage,
, enjoying a ictrospect of his own
Newspaper wrlter.i aro at last mail
ing a ooncuislon to ordinary rondo's
nnd talk about steorablo balloons in
stend of dlriglblu ones.
Now It Ik a Worcester man that is
at work on a Hying machine. Tho
aerial bacillus Is getting In its work
all around the country.
Prlnco Henry seems to luve carried
homo with him from tills country tho
repreheiiHlblo practice of riding his
blcyclo on tho sidewalk.
W. K. Vanderbllt. Jr., has bought
the fastest automobile In tho world.
(Set out the l.anduges and keep tho
surgical instruments handy.
Padorcwskl wept when ho stnrteil
for Kutopo last week. Perhaps he
was afraid that beforo ho could como
back again Morgan would have it all.
A Chicago man lost $8,000 plnylng
tho races on "tips" that ho received
from spirits. It's n wlso spirit that
knows Just how tho Jockoylng is to bo
A Kansas man has named his baby
daughter E. Plurlbus Unum. Ho isn't
as crazy, however, as might at llrst bo
supposed. Sho Is his eleventh, and tho
other ten arts living.
"1 lovo Americans," said Paderewskl
oh ho railed away with $125,000 netted
during tho past season. Kubellk says
nu rovoir In the same way. These mu
sicians can agree on something after
Ilorr Most caused a riot In Now
York Sunday ovenlng. As a public
nulsanco Horr Most has already brok
en all records, and there Is no reason
to hopo that ho is anywhoro near
The decision of the American Alkali
company to reduco Its capital stock
from $30,000,000 to $3,000,000 seems to
bo a senslblo move. Thoro nro other
corporations whoso cnpltnl should bo
divided by ten.
Nicholas of Russia hnB bounced his
minister of war and foreign affairs.
Ho gives no explanation. That'B ono
nlco thing about being a czar. Ho
needn't glvo oxplnnatlons If ho doesn't
feel like doing bo.
After two farewell tours and a "fi
nal" farcwoll Actor Mansfleld snys ho
will leave tho stage and devote him
self to writing plnys. What will some
of our critics do when he 1st no longer
bohlnd tho footlights?
A New York doctor argues that In
digestion Is at tho bottom of tho lying
habit. If pepsin tablots may bo pre
scribed as a euro for prevarication,
tho manufacturers may bo Justified in
announcing a considerable rise In
Anothor dividend hns boon dcclnrod
by tho Standard Oil Compnny, which
Bhows profits of 30 per cent on Its
$100,000,000 capital for tho past six
months. People who own Standard
Oil stock will coutlnut) to havo moat
on tho table,
PERISH IN FLAMES
Father, Mother and Child Burn to
THEIR HOME BURNS I.I THE MIGHT
Clmrrril Itemiilii tint Illnrnirred In l)i
lirU Two Oilier Mcipln( liimiitr
Arntmril ntnl llneiipe Willi Injur
ies Oilier New of Interest.
About 2 o'clock Thursday morniiiK
tho Imiilement store and dwelling of
John P. .Incobson, of Laurel, Neb., was
consumed by lire, burning to death Mr.
and Mrs. .Incobson unrl baby, who were
sleeping on tin second Moor. A hired
man nnd another child barely escaped
the same death.
Tho bowling alley of Carl Qulst also
burned nnd Mr. Qulst. who was asleep
in the bulhllng, narrowly escaped with
Had it not been for the timely und
effective work of tho fire depaitment
a large portion of the village would
have been consumed, while as It was
but three buildings were burned, with
a loss of $5,000. Tho cause of the Hie
Tho charred remains of the victims
were found later and reiovorcd by the
WILL KEEP PLEDGE .;
I'lttii nf liideprndeiiru for Culi.in Itrpiilillt
Mill Tnko llfficl.
A Havana, Cuba, May 15 dispatch
says: Plans for the evacuation of Cuba
by the American troops are practically
complete. The formal transfer of the
government Into the muds of Presi
dent Paltna will occur at the palace
next Tuesday, when the American and
Cuban forces will assemble, present
anna, listen to the national salute and
watch tho American Hag como down
while tho Cuban staudurd goes up. To
(icneral Come, has been ulloted the
honor of raising the Cuban Hag.
After the ceremonies all but live bat
teries of artillery will embark on trans
ports for the Culled Slates. These live
batteries will be sent to American nav
al stations, where the American Hag
Pnlmn Is holding dally tonferenccB
witli the leaders In nu endeavor to se
lect his cabinet, but la llndlng It a hard
The cruiser Brooklyn has sailed for
Havana, where she vtill lire tho (list
salute when tho Cuban Hag Is formally
hoisted over Moro lastle on May 20th.
On her return sho will bring Governor
HE KILLS HIMSELF
Aci-d IlrlliTiiiitl I'ltlrn TnkfH lne. nf
R. Geonlg, aged seventy-two yenrs,
was burled In tho Redwood, Neb., cem
etery Monday. He committed suicide
a few days previously. Ho was found
dead in the brush on the island north
of his icsii'ence, about six miles north
west of Redwood. Ho leaves a young
wife, about twenty-five yearn of ago.
nnd t.ewMHl Hinnll chlldieu; also, a
large family of grown-up sons and
daughters. In his vest pocket was
found a bottle of strychnine and a
razor, and the greater part of the bot
tle of strychnine was gone. Family
ttonblc ifa wild to bo the lause of Ill's
He to one of tho oldest settlers in
Hutler lou'.ty. was honest and respect
ed by even body. Financially spenk
ing lie was ery well fixul.
i:mpnrl:i Ketone Seemid I'rle.
The Emporia chorus held a meeting
nnd drew up a set or resolutions in tho
endeavor to correct leituin misstate
ments printed In tho Kansas City pa
pers concerning Its nitlon ut Hie Kan
sas City May festival. The Emporia
choniB believes It should have had first
place and refuses to accept tho second
priyo, a $500 piano.
C County Mini Innne.
The board of Insanity at Plnttsmnuth
examined C. H. Goodale and pronounc
ed him Insane. Ho was taken to the
hospital at Lincoln. Mr. (loodulr Is
the father-in-law of County Superin
tendent C. W. Smith, nnd until a short
time ago was a pntient at an asylum
Hnlildrs In Theatre.
At Knschnn, Hungary, during a per
formance in a theater a rejected lover
of the prima donna arose In his scat
and committed suicide in full view of
the uudlence. A panic resulted and
many persons were injured in the rush.
Tire Sweep n Town.
Fire nt Ceredo, W. Va., destroyed the
u. y. rtfineoy & uo.'s lumber mills,
tho sub-statlon of the Camden Inter
state railway, twenty dwelling houses
and all the lumber in the mill yards.
The loss is estimated at $220,000.
Plenty of ICiiln In lUnsim.
In many Knnsns districts rnln hns
fallen. A cloudburst uear Concordia
caused much dumage. Several places
report railroad tracks aud small
bridges either washed out or damaged.
From Manila comes word that the
case of tho editor of Freedom, who Is
charged with sedition for publishing
remarks censuring tho rule or the
United States Phlllpplno commission,
will not he tried before August. The
derenso has notified the court that It
will probably BUinmon M0 witnesses.
A. J. Murphy, 181-1 St. Mary's avenue,
Omaha, was sentenced to ninety days
In Jail for beating his wire, Mrs. Mur
phy Is In tho matron's department with
nor face cut and bruised lip cut open,
her noso badly mushed and a largo
bruise on her hip as a result of her
husband's kicks und blows.
Tlicmo of Went I'urt of Stato llulil it Mrel
Iiir of Intercut,
The western Nebraska stodfmcn'n
convention began Monday nt Crawfora
und Is largely attended. Tho represen
tation from Fouth Omaha came on a
spcilul Pullman car and delegates from
tho stock associations of all western
stntes ure present. The principal busi
ness was that or getting acquainted.
At n short general meeting In tho
afternoon ufter the Invocation by Rev.
(1. L. Shull nnd address or welcome by
Rov. C. W. Ray. ProfrsBor Lyon of tho
experiment station led in nn able and
nbluable discussion on "Forngo Plants
for Nebrnsku," giving as bis preference
for pasturage the brome grass and for
fodder .-Ural To.
I. C. Fort read a paper advocating
Congressman Neville's two section
homestead bill and declaring the lense
bill to Ik1 a dead letter.
In the evening Professor llurnctt de
livered an mldrcsu on what the Ne
braska experiment station Is doing for
COULDN'T SAY IT
A lndge Offered to .Subtract it Year If
l'rlviiier Wnulil lt-priit l.onl'H I'rnyer
A l'ort Scott, Knn dispatch says:
Had she known tho Lord's piuyer and
been able to repeat It In court HIrdle
Mi Catty, a professional female horse
thlef. would have had her sentence re
timed from live years In prison to four,
in answer to inquiries she told the
(ourt that she was tuught to go to
i hurch and that sho knew the Lord's
prnyer. After passing sentence the
court offered to reduce it a year If she
could repeat tho prayer. Sho hung
her head, but could not recall tho first
line. Tho sentence stood. Sho ban
served a term In the Missouri peniten
tiary, having been sent up from Hates
county for perjury. Hero she stole u
horse und buggy and with a man ac
complice got to Ilnxter Springs beforo
she wan caught.
IN MEMORY OF DEAD
I'ornrr Stone I. u) hit In Honor of Wll
llnni Me Kin ley.
In the presence of a large audience
President Roosevelt laid the corner
stone of the MeKlnley memorial Ohio
college of government of tho American
university, located a few miles out
side in the northwestern part of the
District of Columbia. When completed
the building will be devoted to studies
embracing diplomacy, municipal gov
ernment, arbitration, ilvie and inter
Cutllti DjIiik Prom Mimsc
D. P. Ashburn or Gibbon Is nt Grant,
Neb., Investigating tho Itch or mango
among tho cattle. This troublesome
disease has been quite severe in Grant
county during the past winter and a
largo number of cattle have died. One
man has lost ninety-tour head out of a
herd of 100, another fifteen out of sixty
and many others havo had severe
losses. There aro several dipping vats
in t lie county und the cattle have been
dipped repeatedly, but dead cutcusses
are lying nround us evidences or fnll
uro to cute. Mr. Ashburn Is urging a
more systematic and thorough treat
ment and thinks the disease can bo
eradicated entirely by perseverance in
Uimlo- Daughter llt.
After hours of intense suffeiing dur
ing which, by the Inexorable rules of
"Zlon," she was denied mrdlcal atten
tion, Miss Esther Howls, aged twenty
live years, the only daughter of John
Alexander Howie, "overseer of the
Christian Catholic church, ' died early
Thursday morning from burns icceived
while curling her hair beside an alcolil
Prayers were offered up by all tho
members of "Zlon" throughout the city,
but only death mine to tho stricken
woman's relief. None was more pa
thetic than that spoken by her white
halted lather who knelt by her bed
side. OnliTH the ltoo7t) Spllloil.
"Hoc" Shepherd, n jolntlst of tho
town of Lamed, Kansas, was con
victed of violation of the liquor law
aud fined $100 nnd coats and sentenced
to 30 days in jnll. Threo barrels of
bottled beer and six gallons of liquor
were seized nnd will bo destroyed by a
committee selected for that purpose by
the police Judge.
Ship I'wtl Due U Sitfr.
A Freomantle, Australia, May 15 dis
patch says: Tho Rtitlsh transport
Uoverle hns been sighted iu tow. Site
failed from Melborne March 21st for
Natal. On May 8th a life boat with
the first officer and three men of the
steamed, arrived here and reported
tnat the steamer had lost her pro
pedor. The men had sailed 1,500 miles.
MiOuilirrm Killed In Knee.
Archlo McKaiiiern, the Canadian
cyclist, was killed at Atlantic City, N.
J., while ruclng behind a motor ridden
by Ilrooke and TJioraiwon. Tho chain
of his wheel broke and he was hurled
violently to tho ground sustaining In
juries from which he died at the city
hospital an hour later.
Flro destroyed the business part of
Cnibondnle, Kan., about twenty-flvo
mMes south or Topeku.
At l.uemurarl, a new town on tho
Rock Island extension In Kansas, threo
men were killed in n fight.
A race war Is on In tho Indlnn ter
ritory between tho whites and blacks,
because of the recent attempt of seventy-five
blacks to wipe out a white set
tlement of fifteen families near llrogg.
Tho splendid monument erected nt
Lebanon, Mo to tho memory of tho
Into Richard Park lllnud will bo un
veiled June 17. Hon. W. J. Ilrynn and
Former Governor W. J. Stone and
others will be preseot to deliver ud
HOME AND FASHIONS.
GHAT ON MATTERS OF INTEREST
TO THE FAIR SEX.
Tho Styles of Iho Day I'rctty Waists
f Oririiiidlo 1'iirlK llxposltlnn of
I "Women' Work" Timely Tip Worthy
.w.. A Lingerie tloun
Among tho "lingerie gowns," r.s
Paris calls tho dainty feminine frocks
much elaborated by tho i-klll of tho
needle, tiro the costumes of veiling
made lovely with broad bands of
drawn-work which send their price
speedily up In the hundreds.
A lovely costume sent from Paris !
of white veiling, the Bklrt gathered
below tho belt nnd garnished on each
side with two very broad baniU of
drawn-work done on tho fabric. Tho
bodice Is of white linen gauze, em
broidered by hand, buttoned up tho
back and belted with a short sash of
green taffeta, with ends tied into a
bow at ono side of the back. Th'n
bodice Is unlincd, but It worn over a
fitted and boned low -necked and
.sleeveless slip of white taffeta bor
dered and encrusted with lace to con
ceul the seams and fastenings. Thor,
is n coat to wear with this. It Is al
most of knee length and of the white
veiling, finished with drawn-work and
accordion-pleated. Down each side of
tho front there Is n stole of Irish
embroidery on linen gauze, finished
with deep white silk passementerie
fringe. The shoulder collar nnd tho
pleated and pouched sleeves nro richly
trimmed with drawn-work.
I.siro on Wedding I)rrae.
ncrthns, fichus und fancy draperies
aro a feature of the corsages of wed
ding dresses, while some or the newest
and certainly most unusual models nro
a series or lace ruflles. railing ono
above the other, so that the figure
seems to be wound In soft filmy
masses. Sometimes these rullles are
quite narrow and extend fro.n tho
waist to hem, nnd again there may be
only threo of graduated depth, each
one having a dainty edging of orange
blossom applique. With such a gown
SMART STREET TOILETTE.
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or blue cloth, with trimmings or
the train may be or plain white satin
or of fancy brocade.
Vitney Will it.
Beautiful evening waist or pearl
gray taffeta embroidered with open
work embroidery nnd made up over
"oso silk. The upper part Is Iu tho
form of a sort or bolero edged with a
rulllo or pearl gray gauze. Neuesto
Word of Whilom.
Snya a noted artist and critic of
things sartorial: "No color Bhould bo
selected with more euro than brown,
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despite the time-honored tradition that
anyono can wear this color. Blue and
even green nro much safer selections
for the average woman. Tho wrong
shndo of brown enn effectually tnk)
the light out of bnlr and eyes and
make a sallow complexion look lt
worst. On tho other hand, brown can'
bring out nil the golden tints In
brown hair and eyes, and tone down
n sallow complexion. Tho ordinary
rule Is that brown In Its strongest
Blindes Is for the bt own-eyed girl
and her gown should bo chosen to
match her eyes, but It Is always well
to try the effect of the goods against
tho face and hair before buying. No
woman with drab or colorless hair
should over select brown for a cos
tume, except It bo one of a certain
shade of velvet."
I'rett.v Holier Conn.
House gown of lilac voile, fitted In
at the back and sides with many roV8
of shirring. Tho fronts aro bordered
with a band of skunk or chinchilla
and trimmed with straps of yellow
The narrow, looso front Is or tho
same material, or of taffeta, trimmed
with Vh of tho yellow lace. The bot
tom is finished with a wide band of
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black velvet, and under petticoat of
tucks, headed by a tand of tho laco
arranged In points. Im Costume Ele
gant. 'Wool Yelling anil Tiiffeta.
Two distinguishing gowns recently
from Paris show combinations of
wool veiling nnd thin tnfTctn. Tho
skirts aro of tho veiling, and tho conts,
In the Louis XV. style, are of taffeta.
Cluny luce Is used profusely on theso
gowns nnd wherever n bow enn Le
nttached with any degreo of nn ax
cuso thero It appears In long loops
tied tightly In tho center.
Much accordion plaiting may be
Tho exaggerated simplicity or tho
tailored gowns Is particularly con
spicuous. Pale blue gowns tor arternoon and
evening wear aro features of tho spring
The uso or jet on black net cos
tumes Is very Blight and appears prin
cipally In sleeve and collar decora
tions. Laco Ib used for the hnndsomo col
lars, resembling yokes, which nro put
on demldress toilets. The lnces most
used are Irish, gulpuro nnd Venetian
In lino with tho simplicity of tho
white silk Is that or tho white cloth
costumes which aro to bo determinedly
pushed for tho spring. They are sult
ablo for indoor and carrlngo wear.
Galloons aro positively assured of
favor on woolen robes. Horsehair
brnlds, either plain, shaded or varie
gated, aro used in tho. decoration of
tho moro serviceable outdoor cog.
AS THE WORLD
HARD CIDER AS BAD AS WHISKY
Judge Ilemley of louu Decides It Mail
Ho 8a (Jlitiinr. M
Judge 11. M. Rom ley, whoso declsioifBjy,
thnt hard elder must no classed as"""
whlBky under the Iowa law has given
rise to mucn discussion und some ml
understanding, docs not, of course, In-
elude sweet elder In his Judgment, as ft
was mistakenly stated. Judgo Rem
ley's ruling wns bnscd on tho ovldencu
that tho grocer iu tho enso had actual
ly sold hard elder and thnt tho men
who drank it hoenmo Intoxicated.
Furthermore, the stuff was analyzed
by a chemist, who found thnt It con
tained 0 per cent of alcohol.
Crlmn In I.'ncland.
Some interesting facts concerning
crime and criminals woro disclosed in
an oHlclul publication just Issued. Iu
Kngland nnd Wnlos:
Thoro are fi.'Jfit; criminals at largo.
Four thousand one hundred nnd sev
enty woro thieves and HOT receivers.
Ton thousand aud one hundred and
forty-nlno tried on indictments last
Twenty death sentences woro
Five of thoso commuted to penal
No free pardon was granted.
Seven hundred and twenty-eight
poisons sent to penal servitude.
Six thousand four hundred and
thirty to imprisonment.
Twenty-four underwent flogging.
Thoro aro 11,8011 under police super
vision. Three-fourths are now living hon
estly. About 1.000 of tho "supervised" are
SINGER WHO CAPTIVATED PARIS
Mli ltu4l Alilmtt, no Ainerlenn Ctrl,
Wltinlni; High lloiuirn.
Miss llesslo Abott, who by speclnl
invitation sang at President Loubet'a i
recent muslcalo to King Oscar of
Sweden, Is n charming American girl
whoso voice was discovered by Jean de
Reszke. Sho captivated Paris and Its
critics when, a short tlmo since, sho
made her debut at tho Grand Opera
as Juliet In Gounod's "Romeo and Ju
liet." She Is an entrancing brunette,
nn engaging actress and a Blnger of
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Tree Thnt Tnrnn to Htone.
There Is a treo that grows In Mexico
called tho "ehljol," or stone tree. It
Is of enormous proportions, both in
circumference nnd height. It hns a
number or branches spreading out
widely and carrying loavcB of a yel
lowish green color. The wood Is ex
tremely fine and easily worked In n
green stnte. It Is not given to either
warping or splitting. Tho most re
mnrkablo thing nbout it Is that after
being cut the wood gets gradually ?
harder, and in the course or a few
yenrs It Is absolutely petrified, whether
left In the open nlr or burled In the
ground. From this timber houses can
bo built that Mould in n fow years be
come completely flrcproor. nnd would
last as though built ot stone.
Orlcln of Stogie.
Tho stoglo owes Its nnmo to a cor
ruption or bonestaga, tho nnmo given
wagons such ub tho above, which wero
much used In traveling In tho first half
of the nineteenth century.
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