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KEWS OF NEBRASKA.
Democrats Meet at Lincoln.
Tecumseh, Nob., Mny 13. J. D,
Douglas, chairman of the First con
gressional Democratic committee
malted a convention to meet at Lin
coln, Tltnrsrtfiy, June 15.
Requisition for Perry Meyers,
t.incojn, May 13. Governor MlcUoy
tauetl n requisition for Perry Meyers,
aviuaed or rape at Falls City, N'eh..
Lo tg now at Los Angeles. Two
acekrf ago Lieutenant Governor Mr
iill'ou, as acting governor, declined to
Kraut the requisition.
Nebraska Workmen Finish Session.
Omuhu, Mny 12. After atlueednys
business session the grand lodge of
Ancient Order of United Workmen
.irijotuneil. The following ofllcors were
alerted: Grand master workman. O.
J. Van Dyke; foreman, J. D. Hrnyton:
aveihcer, T. F. Martin; recorder, S. It.
Uartott, receiver, V. A. Green wald.
Magncy Grand Chancel.'or.
On.M.t., Way 11.-George A. Maguey
of Omaha was elected grnnd chancel
lor at the closing session of the grand
lodge. Kulghtr. or l'ythlns. The retir
ing grand chancellor's recommenda
tion for an increase In the per capita
tax was voted down. Mrc. Sarah Dim
mtck of Fremont was elected grand
chief of the Itnthhono Sisters.
Double Tragedy at Lincoln.
Lincoln, Mny 11. Peter Kathelzer,
x traveling wheelwright, shot and
killed Lieutenant Grace Townley, n
member of the Volunteers of America.
Kathelzer then shot himself twice and
died an hour later. The dead girl, who
s eighteen years old, came here from
Omaha, where her relatives live.
Kathelzer, who came from Sioux City,
-vas n suitor, but Miss Townley dis
Property Stolen at Rulo.
Kansas City, May 13. The priests'
tubes which were found In the home
-at James Patton, the Kansas City ped
dler who was shot by the city mar
ahnl at Gleuwood, la., have been Iden
tified as those stolen from the mer
chandise store of Herman Iloehmc at
Itulo, Neb. The police received a cir
cular a few weeks ago from Rulo, giv
ing a description of robes, cassocks
and surplices which had been stolen
lrotn that city.
Chamberlain Case May 29.
Lincoln, May 13. In the district
ourt C. M. Chamberlain, former bank
er of Tecumseh, appeared and report
ed that he wns able to secure but $!i2,
200 of the bond or $21,500 required.
The Judge then continued the matter
co May 21).
On that date there will be a hearing
an the eighteen indictments now pend
ing against Chnmberlain in an effort
an the pait of the defendant to have
some of them quashed.
Fred Hans is Acquitted.
Alnsworth, Neb., May ID. The jury
m the Fred Hans case, after being
-cm all night, returned a verdict of
not guilty. It was April 9, 1901, when
V. M. Hans, a detective In the employ
af the Chicago and Northwestern rail--road,
went to the house of David O.
Luce, a wealthy ranchman, a widower
with three small children, residing
oilghtccn mllej noith of Alnsworth,
and killed htm. Lure was accused of
wantonly shooting horses.
Bankers Union In Court.
Lincoln, May 13. Chief Justice Hoi
iromb of the supreme court Issued an
alternative writ of mandamus to com--pel
State Auditor Searle to issue a
Dcense to the Bankers' Union of the
World, or show cause for not doing !
so. The Bankers' Union of the i
"World Is a fraternal Insurance order
of Omaha and the action Is brought
hy Dr. E. C. Spinney, Its president.
The state Insurance department a
month ago refused a license because
nf alleged violations of the Insurance
Jury Finds Chandler Guilty
Bioken Bow, Neb., Muy lo.-Tho
Jury in the case of John E. Chandler,
charged with cattle stealing, after
lieing' out several hours returned a
Terdlct near midnight of guilty.
James B. Rhodes, alto mixed up In
the cattle stealing or last November
vent Into court and pleaded guilty to
the charges against him, after with
drawing his previous plea of not guilty.
Jndge Hostetler nays he will dispose t
f several cases before passing sen- j
tpnre upon Chandler and Rhodes. '
Blueh sympathy Is expressed forChnn
NEBRASKA CROP BULLETIN.
Heavy Rainfall Retards Progress of
Work and Some Corn Washed Out.
Lincoln, May 17. Copious rainfalls
wecuired In the central and eastern
sections and light falls in the western.
In many plnces the rainfall was quite
excessive aud greatly retarded the
groRress of all farm work. Considera
ble damage was reported by hall to
Hardens and fruit, especially in the
Antral and bouthwestern sections.
Corn is nearly all planted In the
auut liens tern purt of the state, hut
r'-w Vf -hrin drlayed In all gee-
(Ions by the heavy rains. In manr
places listed corn was washed out
and much replanting will have to bo
Wheat and oats contlnuo In very
good condition and fair growth was
made during the last week. Onts aro
reported a thin stand. Grass has
jjrown well and pastures nre In good
condition The full extent of damage
done to fruit by the hall cannot yet
be determined, but apple trees prom
ise to yield well.
Flood Danger Decreasing.
Lincoln, May 10. With the excep
tion of a washout near Archer, on tho
Aurorn line, tho liurllngton Is report
ed In excellent condition. No danger
Is apprehended from the Plntto at
Ashland. Much annoyance hns re
sulted from tho washouts along tho
Wreck on the Rock Island.
Lincoln, Mny 13. Chicago, Rock
Island and Pacific freight train No. 9
ran Into an open switch at Meadows,
nenr Louisville, Neb. The injured
nre: Engineer Thomas Gravlllo, Fair
bury, scalp wound, serious; Fireman
Bon Stuart, Lincoln, cut and bruised;
Fireman K. 12. Brown, Falrbury. Ly
man Durham, Leslie Dorham, G. W.
Curtis and Guy Davis of Tokamnh,
Neb., were riding In a horse car on
their wny to Wichita, Kan. They were
8chool Children Planting Corn.
Lincoln, May 15. Deputy State Su
perintendent Bishop has received
many requests for seed corn from
school children desirous of entering
the corn growing contest to 'oe held
at Lincoln in January. Prizes will bo
given. Under the rules governing tho
contest each appljcant Is sent a pack
ago containing approximately 500 ker
nels of seed corn. The corn from this
seed Is to be entered In the contest,
which, It Is hoped by tho officials, will
have the effect of awakening added In
terest In nature study and agriculture
among the children of the public
schools. The prizes will bo announced
ALGOE HELD FOR BLACKMAIL.
His Wife Figures In Suit Against Edi
tor Roaewater of Omaha.
Omaha, May 17. Morris S. Algoe, a
railroad man, has been arrested on a
charge of attempted blackmail. The
complainant Is Edward RoBewater, ed
itor of the Dee. He sets forth that on
various occasions the defendant had
approached Rosewater and used vari
ous means of intimidation in order to
extract 31.750 from the plaintiff.
Algoe on his reloase from jail swore
out warrants for the arrest of Chlof of
Pollco Donahue and Editor Rosewater.
The charge preferred against the
chief of police is that he threatened to
have Algoe arrested for blackmail un
less the latter surrendered the sum of
$250. Tho complaint against Ros'c
water charges unlawful relations with
Lillian Algoo, the wife of the com
plainant. Damages in the sum of
$5,000 is asked by Algoe In a suit filed
In the district court.
FIGURES DECEIVED GARFIELD.
Omaha Packer's Man Declares Profit
on Steer ia $8.
Omaha, May 16. That the packers,
by n peculiar method of bookkeeping
and by Juggled figures, deceived Com
missioner Garfield into the belief that
the profit on a beef steer did not ex
ceed 98 cents, is the published state
ment of u confidential man in a South
Omaha packing concern. The actual
profit, he declared, is 98.
Comparative tables are Riven, show
ing the debit and credit accounts on a
bunch of seventy-one cattle actually
sold In South Omaha Friday. The
first table shows the figures as they
appenr on the pnekers' books and in
the second table the figures are re
vised to show the actual values. Tho
differences appear in charge for labor.
which Is declared In the second table
to be 7o cents per carcass, Instead of
$2.75. as In the first, and In credits for
the byproducts. According to the
pnekers' tlguros, the offal Is credited
nt 35 cents per enrcass, whereas, the
man declares, "one beef liver alone Is
worth more than the credit allowed for
all the offal
SERIOUS FLOODS IN NEBRASKA.
Elkhorn River Is the Highest for Fif
Lincoln, Mny 15. Floods and wash
outs prevail In Nebruhka as a result
of heavy rains. At Grand Island,
Hastings nnd Harvard over four
Inches of rain fell In twenty-four
At Norfolk, the Elkhorn river Is tho
highest for fifteen years. Railroad
tracks and wagon bridges have been
washed out or damaged and there Is
danger that the business portion of
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. xuiiuui limy liu IllHH I'll. A I'llK in
the dyke which protects the town
caused an alarm of lire to be bounded.
f The brenk in the dyke proved to be
8mnll nnd was soon rennlred. Tim
waterworks station is partly full of
water and tho electric UkIu plant Ih
similarly sltunted. Mnny collars nre
full of water.
Between Scrlhner and Onkdalo, 1,.
000 feet of Northwestern rail mail
track hns been washed out. Portions
of bridges and one mllo of track bo
tween Norfolk and Columbus are gone.
Half of the temporary wagon bridge
ucross the Platte river near Fremont
was carried away by a torront which
came down that stream from the west,
flooding the lowlands west of town.
Tho Burlington haB a bad washout
of track on Its line between Grnnd
Island and Cairo, and the southbound
Pacific const express was delayed
there nenrly eight hours. Near
Wayne, Ixjgan creek overflowed nnd
the train from the east could not
reach that place. There wns a heavy
rain last night In Lincoln and south
Get 1,141 Birds in Two Days.
Elgin, 111., May 17. When Elgin'
annual crow hunt ended after two
days of carnage, during which butcher
birds nnd hawks as well as rooks were
f-laughtercd, 1,1 -11 birds were brought
to the police station In this city for
count. During the two days there
tvere 17C hunters In the field.
SNYDER DEATH LIST GROWS.
Four More of Tornado Victims Suc
cumb to Their Injuries,
Snyder, Okla., May 15. Four moro
of the persons Injured In Wednesday
night's tornado died Miss Mlze, Mr.
Paulson, John McCart and Miss Buser
bringing the total number of dead
to 117. A number of persons ate noos
ing and several of the Injured aro in a
critical condition. Sightseers mado
trouble for the guards and nurses.
Much more welcome were 150 men
who came from Hobart with tools and
building material nnd gave their free
services to putting partially wrecked
houses into habitable condition. Re
lief Is coming fiom many quarters
money, bedding, clothing and food.
This assistance Is urgently needed and
supplies nre being distributed judi
ciously. A pocket book containing $32
was picked up nineteen miles from
Snyder. It belonged to Mrs. James,
who was killed, and It was carried
twenty-three miles In the storm,
clear away debris, bury the dead and
care Tor tho sick, and the fate of tho
farmers struck by the storm has not
been fully Investigated. Estimates of
the number killed outside of Snyder
range from twenty-five to forty. Two
men dead and another barely alive
were found In a heap of rubbish piled
against freight cars near the station.
They had been there since last Wed
nesday night at 8:15 o'clock, at
which time every clock In town
stopped. Statements that 400 per
sons were injured are correct, but
most of these suffered only slight
bruises. Forty-five persons are re
ceiving hospital treatment.
Nenrly TOO corpses were buried
here, removing the most gruesome evi
dences of the tornado which nearly de
stroyed the town. Couriers who havo
come over the route or the storm say
they snw several places where houses
and barns had stood, but not a sign of
IN BURNED TFTIN.
of Harrlsburg Wreck Victims
in Critical Condition.
Harrlsburg, Pa., May 15. None of
the. thirty-four victims of the South
Harrlsburg railway collision and dy
namite explosion was able to leave
the Harrlsburg hospital. With the ex
ception of George Loeffler of Pitts
burg, Miss Anton PHer of Cleveland
and Harold Elfreth of Philadelphia,
all are believed to be out of danger.
Loeffler is In a critical condition and
may not live. The other two are ex
pected to recover. The railroad offi
cials say the report of the death of a
Mr. Shaw of Pittsburg was incorrect
and was due to a mistake of a Harrls
burg physician In reporting the death
of another victim. Tins makes tho
number of deaths twenty-two Instead
of twenty-three. The company can
find no trace of E. D. Edson, the New
York lawyer, whose body Is thought
to have been burned to ashes In the
Wreck Inquiry Concluded.
Harrlsburg, Pa., May 17. The tak
ing of testimony by the coroner's Jury
in the cause of the South Harrlsburg
disaster on the Pennsylvania railroad
lost Thursday, In which twenty-two
fives were lost nnd more than 100 per
sons were Injured, wns concluded.
Among the witnesses heard were tin
members of the freight crew, the sur
vivors of the express train and ex
perts on airbrakes and explosives.
Tie testimony showed that a freight
train was first wrecked by n sudden
application of nlr and that It was the
wrecked cars of this train Into' which
the Cleveland and Cincinnati express
crashed It was also shown that the
freight train had been flagged and In
stopping, two cars were "buckled:"
that one of tho freight cars contained
0 000 pounds of low grade powder,
which was exploded from a) blazo
starting from the wrecked engine and
not by concussion.
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time to plant them.
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