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SAN FRANCI8CO FACE8 8ERIOU9
SHORTAGE IN PROVISIONS.
Seven Hundred CarloacU Have Been
Distributed and Only 103 on the
Way Check on Waste Four Build
ings Wrecked by Dynamite.
San Kranclsco, May 1. A feeling
ttltln to consternation was created at
the meeting of tho general inuulcipnl
coin in ItLuo when Mayor Schmltz staf
'd Hint tho city laced a shortage In
the food supply. It had been tho pop
ular belief, and that of many otllcials
also, that San Francisco, through tho
Kencruti3 aid of tho nation, had been I
Iilnced In a position above wont for a I
long time, and tho mayor's declara
tlon cunio in tho nature of a naintul
surprise. Mayor Schmitz Informed
tho committee that from' Information
in his possession it appeared that 700
carloads of food and supplies of varl-'
oils descriptions hud been distributed i
since tho morning of tho earthquake
AN mANCISCO FLATS SUNK ONK BTOIlV
on April 18, and tho railroads had In
formation of only 108 cars on the way.
"If," said tho mayor, "this Informa
tion is correct, and I have no reason
to doubt It, wo will soon bo worse off
than we wero a week ago. If tho
information has gono abroad through
out tho country that we aro amply
supplied, it is most unfortunate, for It
is apparent that wo aro not."
It was decided at a confer
ence held by Governor Pardee, Con
gressman Kahn, General Greoly and
Mayor Mott that tho distribution of
relief supplies In Oakland should be
iilso placed under military direction,
fcimilnr to that In San Francisco.
Oaklanl. being tho nearest large placo
of rcluge from this city, has been
obliged to attend to tho task of feed
ing and housing thousands of unfortu
nate people and It Is stated that tho
flamo misuse of food by unscrupulous
and mercenary persons has been un
The plan of General Greoly for dis
tributing food to people In want was
commenced In a number of tho newly
created districts and there was some
diminution noticeable in tho output of
An unfortunate happening was the
destruction of a number of homes In
the saved section on Van Ness ave-
line. Tho blasting gang was notliled
that certain insecuro walls were a
menace to pedestrians, and In order
to blow up an unusually solidly con
structed Tncado, was obliged to use a
large quantity of dynamite. As a rc-
CITY ItAIX AKTEH THE rillK.
eult of the tremendous explosion, four
houses on the other sldo of the city's
broadest thoroughfare wero utterly
Signs of renewal In industrial activ
ity were apparent in many parts of
tho burned district and tho work of
clearing nway debris preparatory to
rebuilding was In progress In a score
It was suid that plans for over
thirty largo buildings will bo drawn
nnd will be submitted to tho author
ities Immediately after the building
laws aro promulgated. Tho mayor
notified tho board of supervisors that
lie would appoint a committee, con
sisting of engineers, architects, build
frs and lawyers, to preparo plans for
laying out streets and boulevards and
reconfetructlng San Francisco.
Street car lines aro being extended
In all directions and tho United Rail-
wa'B hna Promised to glvo tho people
within a Hhorttlmo a boUor system of
transit than existed before tho fire.
At tho meeting of the flnnnco com
mittee no plans were submitted for
solving tho flnnnclnl troubles of tho
city and that question still remains
open for future consideration.
Chairman Rouse Is Dead.
Cleveland, May 1. Henry C. House,
chairman of the board of directors of
the Missouri, Kansas and Texas rail
way, died hero of pneumonia, i
NEWS OE NEBRASKA.
Butte Postoffice Is Robbed.
Tlllifo Mnl, At,rll Ji Vim r.nr '
flco hero was robbed of about $1,100 '
In stamps and money. Tho robbers
broke open the door from tho outside-
Into the Gazette odlce and from there
broke Into tho postofllco. The safe '
was broken open
Mrs. A. Armstrong
Woman Ends Life at O'Neill.
O'Neill Nob., April 30. Mrs. Helen
E. Howe committed suicide at tho
Dowoy hotel In this city by drinking a
quantity of carbolic acid. Sho died
almost Immediately. Tho woman was
the wlfo of C. II. Ho.vo, living in Mc
Cluro township, this county. In Au
gust of last year sho was sent to tho
aBylum at Lincoln.
Another Chamberlain Case.
Tecumseh, Neb., April 30. Begin
nlng May 7, ono of tho several cases
of embezzlement against Charles M.
Chamberlain, who was cashier of tho
failed Chamberlain banking house of
this city, will bo tried in tho district
court of Nemahn county at Auburn.
Tho case wns taken from this county
on a change of venue.
W. H. Thompson Goes to Europe.
Grand Island, Neb., April 30. W. II.
Thompson and Mrs. Thompson will
leave In tho early part of May for a
trip to Europe. They expect to be
gono about six weeks. Mrs. Thomp
son has not been In good health for
some tlmo and tho trip is taken for
her benefit. Mr. Thompson expects
to bo back In time to participate in
John H. McColl Is Dead.
Lexington. Neb.. Mav 2. Hon. J. H.
McColl, who has been a prominent
citizen of Lexington slnco tho early
'70s, died hero. Mr. McColl was a '
Mason of high degree and was a conn-1
ty olllcer for several years. He was
a candidate for governor in 189G, but
was defeated In the wavo of Populism. '
He was a bachelor and lived with his '
sister", who cared for him In his sick
Democrats Win Omaha.
Omaha, May 2. James C. Dahlman i
and tho entire Democratic ticket, ex- I
ccpting ono councilman, wero elected
in the municipal election here. Dahl
man defeated E. A. Benson, his Re
publican opponent, by 2,796 majority.
ZImnian (Ilep.) won out for council
man from tho Third ward by a major
ity of over 1,000. It Is tho first time
In sixteen years that a Democrat has
been elected mnyor.
Champion Cow Among Shorthorns.
Lincoln, May 1. Florence Alrdrla
VI, a splendid rod shorthorn cow at
the Nebraska experiment station at
the state farm, has produced 10,487
pounds of milk during the last year,
which made -182.84 pounds of butter.
This makes her the champion short
horn cow of the world, according to
statistics compiled on the subject by
Professor A. L. Knocker. In an Inter
esting contest conducted during thu
last year between this cow and tho
pure bred llolsteln cow, Karon II. it
wnc fmmil Hint t lin Ilrilutnttt nniltino.l
more milk, but the shorthorn more
Governor Eoyd Is Dead.
Omaha, May 1. Former Governoi
James E. Boyd died at his residence,
190S Davenport street. Tho end camo
calmly nnd without pain after a long
struggle for life. At the bedsldo wero
tho governor's threo children Mrs.
Blerbowor, Mrs. D. O. Clark and
James F. Boyd of St. Louis. Tho
death of Governor Boyd follows close
ly upon the death of formor Governor
Thayer, whom Boyd succeeded as
chief oxecutlvo of Nebraska and with
whom ho was embroiled In ono of tho
most bitter political contests in tho
history of tho stnto. but with whom
ho became cordially associated In
STATE RESTS GRAIN CASE.
Referee Pemberton Will Announce i
Date for Argument Later.
Lincoln, April 28. Tho state unex
pectedly rested In tho grain caso after
tho testimony of J. V. Holmqulst of
Omaha had been Introduced. Mr.
Holmqulst testified that If ho had over
received any V cent for loading grain
he wns unconscious of tho fnct, not
withstanding other witnesses said it
was tho universal custom of tho rail
roads to pay this sum to tho shippers
and tho producers Indirectly received
the benefit of tho fee.
Tho defendants asked for a fow
days in which to consult and proba-
bly will agree not to introduce any
testimony. Refcreo Pemberton will
announce a date for tho argument
INDIAN GET8 THIRTY YEARS.
John Walker Goes Up for the Murder
of Nathan Lyon, a Tribesman.
Omaha, April 28. John Walker, an
Omaha Indian, was sentenced to thir
ty years' Imprisonment in tho Ne
braska penitentiary Thursany by tho
district court of Thurston county for
tho murder of Nathan Lyon, another
Omaha Indian, tho murder occurring
In December last. Tho murder of
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homo. The body of Lyon was subso-
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! to Walker.
Noonan Guilty of Manslaughter.
OmRlin. Anrll fin. KVnnlr Wnnnnn.
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charged with tho killing of Charles I
Carlson In South Omaha, Dec. 29, was
found guilty of manslaughter. To tho
verdict was attached "a very strong
recommendation of leniency."
Drowned on Mother's Farm.
Llnwood, Neb., May 2. Miss Agnes
Tomanok, eighteen years old, daugh
ter of Mrs. Frank Tomanek, a widow,
was drowned In a slough on her moth
er's farm, three miles south of hero.
With a sister twelve years old, Agnes
had crossed tho slough to milk tho
cows. Returning home they failed to
notice that tho heavy rainfall tho
greatest over known here had swoll
en tho slough to a dangerous depth.
Agnes lost her footing nnd fell. Sho
caught at the dress of the younger
sister to save her, but tho little girl
was unable to pull her out and ran
homo and gave the alarm. Tho body
was found three-fourths of a mllo
down the slough.
MANY FAMILIES HOMELESS.
Loss by Tornado In Phelps and Har
lan Counties, Nebraska, $25,000.
Oxford, Neb., May 2. Complete re
ports of tho tornado Indicate a wider
range nnd greater loss than first re
ported. The storm extended Into Har
lan and Phelps counties, covering ter
ritory two miles wide nnd fifteen long.
Fully forty persons lost their farm
buildings or dwellings, in somo cases
both. A number of families were left
homeless, without as much as a
change of clothing. Valuable stock
was killed and miles of fencing de
stroyed. Tnat there was not consid
erable loss of human lifo is mirac
ulous, while added to tho list of In
jured are Fred Drews and Henry
Lucking, both painfully bruised.
Those previously reported arc out of
danger, with tho exception
of tho '
younger Harman girl
A consorvatlvo !
estimate of tho property loss is $25..
000. Somo of tho victims wero
EDWARDS OUT ON BOND; IS SHOT I
Dead Girl's Brother Attempts Murder
of Man Held for Her Death.
Kearney, Neb., April 30. Everett
Edwards, charged with manslaughter
In connection with the death of Miss
Anna Grosh, wns released rrom tho
county jail, his bond In tho amouut
of $2,000 being signed by A. U. Dann. '
A few hours later Somers Grosh,
brother of tho dead girl, attempted to
kill Edwards by shooting. Edwards
was on his way to the train when ho
was met by Grosh, who pulled a re
volver and took a shot at Edwards. I
Tho shot hit him on the left side, but .
on account of a heavy overcoat the
ball did not penetrate his clothing.
Ho wns knocked down by tho force or
tho bullet, but otherwise was unhurt.
Bystanders interfering was tho only
thing that saved Edwards' life. Grosh
was arrested by the sheriff and taken
to tho county jail, while Edwards was
taken to tho city jnll for safe keeping
until tho time for his train to leave.
Edwards Is to appear on tho first day
of tho next term of court.
HALF DOZEN TRAGIC DEATHS.
Six Percons Come to Unnatural and
Some Violent Ends at Omaha.
Omaha, April 30. Last week In
Omaha was an unusual ono for unnat
ural deaths, six persons in all meeting
tragic ends. In addition to that two
persons aro now in hospitals, having
narrowly escaped death, ono through
Intended suicide and tho other being
Injured in a serious stabbing affray.
Sunday evening, while driving over
a railroad crossing at Florence, Mlsa I
Anna noising was msuuiuy iviueu
while merrily singing "Hollo, Central,
Glvo Mo Heaven." Mrs. Mary Jano
Toko Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
Seven MDSon boxes sole" fa pest 12 months. ThlS Signature, &'
ling LteStomaxhs ond Bowels of
ness and Resr.Con tains neither
Aoctfccf nemedv Tor Constitu
tion, Sour Stomach, Diarrhoea,
ncss and Loss OF SLEEB
Tac Simile Signature of
EXACT COPT OF WRAPPEB.
Bennett, an aged woman, fell from a
second-story window at 71(i North Six
teenth street and died shortly after
wards in a hospital. Herbert E. Na
son drank a fatal draught of carbolic
acid while despondent over tho loss of
his property in the San Francisco dis
aster. Edward J. Croft, a young
switchman, was fatally crushed by a
railroad car. Johnnie Hartley was
killed by an automobile. Dr. W. S.
Bridges was kicked by a horse and
died of his injuries at tho hobpital.
PRINTING BIDS A SURPRISE.
Big Firms Who Usually Monopolize
the Work Out in the Cold.
Lincoln, April 30. When the state
printing board mot to let the contract
for printing state supplies to last dur
ing tho year and for tho printing of
bhnnial reports, the Omaha and Lin-
ccin printers whe acr.aliy g(.t this
wor- n onto a new proposition, and
u mo uuuru juis uiu coiurucis io uiu
lowest bidders these bis firms will
not get a look in on the big jobs,
with tho exception of the supreme
court reports wn.cn wil go to ho
State Journal company, the printing
of biennial 'reports all go to the Ham
mond Printing company of Fremont,
J. L. Claflin of University Place and
to Lee J. Howard of Belmont. Tho
bids filed by these firms were in many
Instances from 50 to 100 per cent low
er than the bids of the big concerns,
while the latter Arms had bids only a
fow cents apart. Tho board tabulated
the bids and will meet again Wednes
day to pass upon them.
At ono stage of the game Claflin,
who is a printer in a small way at
Unlrslty Place, got cold feet when
ho saw how much lower ho was than
tho big concerns, and he asked permis
sion to withdraw his bids. Tho rep
resentatives of tho big concerns
promptly filed a protest nnd after tho
noon recess Clallln withdrew his re
quest for withdrawing his bids and
asked that they be tabulated.
CHICAGO GRAIN AND PROVISIONS
Features of the Day's Trading and
Chlcneo, Muy 1. Wet weather la tha
northwcHt, u decrease In the world's lsllile
bupply and lilelier prices Tor easli wheat
combined to form a steady wheat inarUct
here today. At the close the July option
was up U-', torn was up I4('i.'i oats worn
unchanged and provisions were unchanged
to Be lower. Closlni; prices:
Wheat-Muy, 8u", July, 70io; Sept.,
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l'ork-Muy, ?l..r..; July, ?l.i.8.i.
I.anl-Mny, 8.(-J; July, ifb.io.
ICIhs May, .H.I.; July, b.iiiVQ.
chlemro Cash lMlees No. hard wheat.
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