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I'UBLIkllKDKYKHY KM DAY
Pavi, C. I'hahks
Rnttrcd Rt ti o pott omr at lied Cloud. Neb.
ooond clan wall miliar.
Kiiriilnhcil on nppllcntlou.
""ELEPnONE. SEVEN - TWO
OVER FIFTY DEATHS
EASTERN STATES SWEPT BY
Of Three Hundred Persons Who Were
Prostrated by the Heat in New
York, Philadelphia and Pittsburg,
Forty-four Are Dead.
Now York, July 19. An area r op-prt-HHlvo
heat, that brings to mind
with uneleaHant vIvIuiiohh the record
breaking Hummer of 1001, has settled
down over the eastern and New Kn
gland states, already numbering hun
dreds among its victims and causing
indescribable suffering to thoubands
in this and other cities.
l'Yom all points came the story of
tho hottest day of the summer attend
ed with frequent prostrations and not
a few deaths. Philadelphia reported
a maximum temperature of 08.!), the
highest figures olllcially noted. In
this city tho weather bureau's high
marl; was DO. The oiilclal thermom
eters located in exposed placet) above
tho street did not. however, lndlcato
tho temperature In which tho ordinary
mortal moved and many street ther
mometers Indicated a temperature of
100 or higher.
All records for tho summer wero
broken for high temperature, but
mercifully tho humidity was com
paratively less. Only for this, the to
tal prostrations and deaths must havo
In this city there were 100 prostra
tions and 2(1 deaths, in Philadelphia
GO prostrations and 5 deaths and in
Pittsburg GO prostrations and 13
In New York the suffering was In
tense, especially In tho crowded ten
ement districts, where scarcely a
breath of air relieved tho stilling at
mosphere. Thousands who could af
ford tho holiday flocked to tho
beaches, but even In tho consequent
crowds women nnd children fainted
and men wero overcome, making the
trip from homo a doubtful experiment,
as far n securing any comfort was
concerned. It was a busy day for
tho hospitals nnd the ambulances
wero continuously on tho street.
"Jako" Cook, keeper of tho monkey
house at Central park, famous as an
elephant trainer and tho Idol of the
children who frequent the "zoo," was
among tho victims. The other keep
ers had complained of the heat, and
Cook, volunteering to help them with
their duties, over-exerted himself, was
Btrlcken and died.
To add to tho unavoidable physical
Buffering, Brooklyn was threatened
with a water famine, while the wholo
city was stat tied by the prospect of a
stvlko of the Icemen. The water sup
ply In Brooklyn was reported as near
Ing the danger point and the watr
department took Immediate precau
tions, asking that street sprinkling be
temporarily suspended and warning
households to bo very economical In
tho use of water.
It was different with tho Ico ques
tion, though an expected strike did
not materialize. A tew Ice wagon
drivers stopped work, but dollveilcs
Prompt measures were taken by tho
police and park commissioners to al
leviate In some degree the buffering
of tho public. Orders were Issued
keeping open throughout the night
the park gates and peimlttlng thoso
who would to spend the night In these
places. "Keep Off the f!nss" slgni
wore, by permission, disregarded mid
thousands of men, women and chil
dren deserted crowded nnd stilling
apartments lor a bed on the cool
grass. Thotisnnds of others, too ex
hausted to reach the recreation
grounds, slept on the pavements in
front of their homes.
HOT WEATHER HELPS CORN.
Humanity, However, is Sweltering
and Several Deaths Reported,
lies Moines. July 19. Hot weather
Avhleh has prevailed over this state
for tho last four days has caused four
deaths nnd a largo number of prostra
tions. While tho weather has caused
humanity to surfer severely, it has
ninilo millions for the farmers In tho
growth or corn. Clnrlnda is the hot
test city In the state, tho temperature
there being 100. At Grundy Confer
Theodore Biosmith, a farmhand, wns
overcome- with tho heat while pitch-
InK hay and died a few hour later.
In this city .Mrs. Marguerite Casper,
while her mind was affected by tho I
lwnt, drank carbolic acid and died,
There were n number of prostrations
in this city and others are reported
from Marshalltown. Waterloo and else
where. The three-months-old Infants '
of John Doollttle and Daniel Marmon
of this city are dead from the heat.
Hottest Day Thus Far.
Chicago, July 19. This was tho
hottest day of the year for this city,
the mercury registering 0" degrees
for two hours. The humidity was
high and the result was a great deal
of suffering. A strong wind blew
from the southwest all day, but It
was stifling lot and felt as though It
had Just come from an oven. Five
deaths and thirty-eight prostrations
have been rejiorled to the police.
No Relief Just Yet.
Washington, July 19. There will bo
no material relief from the present
high temperatures throughout tho
country for three or four days, ac
cording to the weather bureau.
Nine Parisians Drowned.
Paris, July 19. Nine Parisians wero
drowned while shooting wild fowl at
the mouth of the river Loire. The
bout containing them was :erturned
by a squall.
Strikes a Live Wire.
Superior, Neb., July 18. W. B. I,cc,
manager of the Superior ElectricLlght
company, was fatally shocked while
making a new wire connection. Hopo
of life is given up
Kills Brother With Gun.
Stromsburg, .July 13. Karl Noyd.
the three-year-old son of It. S. Noyd,
living two miles west of here, was
accidentally killed by his five-year-old
bi other while playing with a shotgun.
Two Prostrations at Lincoln.
Lincoln, July 17. Sunday was tho
hottest day of the year in Lincoln, 99
degrees being tho maximum recorded
at the government station, whllo
street thermometers showed .101.
There were two prostrations.
Boy Is Burned In the Barn.
Fairmont, Neb., July 17. Tho six-year-old
son of James Foulon was
burned to death while playiny in tho
bain. It seems that the lad had got
in the barn loft and the supposition Is
that he had matches and started the
Accident to Veteran Fatal.
Ciriind Island, July 18. Lewis Stan
tor, the Inmate of the Soldiers' home
who accidentally fell Into a bathtub
before ho had turned on tho cold
water and was badly scalded before
relief could come to him, di.ed as a
result of his injuries.
Boy Drowns In Missouri
Plaitsmo-uth, Neb., July 18. JJohnnlc
Svehln, aged 8 years, was drowned In
the Missouri river opplsite tho Burling
ton depot. Johnnie was in bathing with
two companions nnd two brothers,
aged 10 and 12. Tho other boys nar
rowly escaped being drowned.
E. W. Nash Near Death.
Omaha, July 19. K. W. Nash, the
Omaha banker and millionaire, who
has been near death for two months
as the result of a paralytic stroko
whllo dining at the residence of Her
man Kountze, the haulier, Is lying at
his home here in a critical condition.
Traction Engine Explodes.
Lincoln, July 15. Four ni"n wore
Injuied, one fatally, by the explosion
of a traction engine at West Lincoln.
The Injured: Will Allison, engineer,
ot .Maryvllle, Mo., legs broken, abdo
men cut and whole body scalded, fa
tal; Fred Howard of West Lincoln,
badly scalded and bruised; Frank
Klrliham of Alva, Ia scalded; Phil
Thompson of Lincoln, scalded.
Little One Strangles to Death.
Bloomlngton. Neb.. July 13. Tho
infant child of William Houtz, a ranch
er living four miles southwest ol this
place, was strangled to death In ape
tuliar manner. To prevent Its tailing
off tho bed, as It had done several
times niter a nap, Mrs. limits: pinned
Itw fll'Oriu tn till hml nlnHiliio 'Plm
child was found suspended over the'
side of the bed and choked to death
by the neckband of Its dress.
Rnllronds Also Accused.
Omaha, July 15. Having chnrgod
deliberate conspiracy on the part of
tho Nebinskn drain Dealers' associa
tion to freeze out tho Worrall drain
company and the collusion of the rail
roods in refusing to giant eleuitor
sites to this company, T. D. Worrall
continued his testimony belore Notary
Pearsall in his endeavor to prove his '
charge of combination In restraint of .
trade against tho line elevator firms of j
Nebraska. The further taking of
testimony wns adjourned until Monday.
Fatal Flames at Guide Rock.
Guide Rock, Neb.. July IS. Tho
eleveu-yenr-old son of W. L. .Million
n inrtner and stockman about three
miles south of this place, was so bad
ly burned by tho overturning of a
Often The Kidneys Are
Weakened by (fter-Work.
Unhealthy Kidneys Make Impure Mood.
It used to be considered that only
urinary and bladder troubles were to be
traced to the kidneys,
but now modern
science proves that ,
nearly all diseases ,
have "their beginning t
in tne disorder or
these most important
The kidneys filter
and purify the blood
that is their work.
Therefore, when your kidneysare weak
or out of order, you can understand how
quickly your entire body is affected and
bow every organ seems to fail to do its
If you are sick or ' feel badly," begin
taking the great kidney remedy, Dr.
Kilmer's Ssatnp-Koot, because as soon
as your kidneys are well they will Help
all the other organs to health. A trial
will convince anyone.
If you are sick you can make no mis
take by first doctoring your kidneys.
The mild nnd the extraordinary effect of
Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, the great
kidney remedy, is soon rcali.cd. It
btantls the highest for its wonderful cures
of the most distressing cases, and is sold
r,i tin t, if, rite r nil GfsK
druggists in fifty-cent
and one-dollar sie
bottles. You may
haven sample bottle HomoofSwaminoot.
by mail free, also a pamphlet telling j on
how to find out if you have kidney or
bladder trouble. Mention this paper
when u riling to Dr. Kilmer & Co., Umg
hamtoti, N. Y. Don't make any mistake
but remember the name, Swamp-Root,
Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, and the ad
Iress, IJinghaiuton,N. Y., on every bottle.
lamp that death resulted. Three chil
dren of the family were sleeping on
tho floor by tho window, when one of
them, In getting up, overturned a
small stand on which a lighted lamp
was standing. The other two chil
dren wero only slightly burned be
fore their parents succeeded In put
ting out the blaze.
i Lone Robber Holds Up Five Men.
Omaha, July 19. A lone man, Frank
Leonard, held up five men in Clark's
drug store, Twenty-fourth and Sew
ard streets, and, alter taking nil their
valuables, was chased by the victims,
caught, beaten to a pulp and turned
over to the police. As a result of the
fight Frank Bundle is badly cut about
the head nnd Leonard is a mass of
wounds and bruises. During the run
ning fight Leonard took five futile
shots at ills pursuers and used tho
butt of the revolver over Handle's
head. Leonard is from Peoria.
KNOX ASKS FOR A DECREASE.
Non-Taxpaying Indians in the County
Given as Reason.
Lincoln, July 19. Tho state board
of equalization listened to J. B. Sni
delar, county assessor, tuul County
Attorney Maple of Colfax county, and
to Assessor Baker of Knox county,
tho former two asking that their
county assessment be not Increased
nnd tho latter asking for a flat reduc
tion of 10 per cent. Mr. Baker, as an
excuse for asking n 10 per cent reduc
tion in tho assessment of Knox county
said his county nnd to pay the cost of
looking after some 1,300 Indians that
other counties didn't havo to look
after. Owing to tho fact that there
are yet six counties out the board can
not get down to business as it would
like to, but will, until theso counties
get in, figure up tho assessment cf
cattle, horses and hogs.
Senator Clark's Condition.
New York, July 18. Though scarce
ly perceptible, the little change noted
in the condition of Senator William A.
Clark is in fnvor of the patient.
Since tho radical operation of Satur
day, tho senator has exhibited re
markable recuperative powers and has
rallied steadily. Should tomorrow
pass as satisfactory as the preceding
days, tho attending physicians say
that they will have little anxiety as
to the ultimate result.
agaiust Fire, Lightning, Cy
clones and Windstorms, see
JNO. H, &T&N&EZR,
agont for tho Farmeis Union Insur
ance Co., Lincoln, Neb., tho best in
surance company intbo sl,to
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SILK TISSUES, per yd 25 and 50c
4-INCH CHANGEABLE SILK NECK
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DOUBLE TIP FINGER SILK GLOVES,
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