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RED CLOUD. NEB.
PUBLISH ED EVERY FHIDAY.
Kntercil In the I'oRtonire nt Hod Cloud, Neb .
tin Second CIiisa Mutter.
PAUL C. PHARES.
NEWS OF NEBRASKA.
Infant Accidentally Poisoned. '
Scotts Bluffs, Neb., May o.Tho
elglitoen-inontiiB-olri boy of 11. K. '
Prickolt, living northeast or this ,
placo, ilrntik from the contents of a
bottlo containing horse liniment and
Record Price for Farm.
Albion. Neb.. May J. Pittlncer i
Bros, have told their beautiful Btock
farm Just outside tho city limits of
Albion for the highest pi:ce that any
piece of farm land has ever Bold for
in Boone county. This farm contained
218 acres and sold for $125 per acre. ,
The purchaser was Homer B. Robin- i
son of Columbus. j
Alden Confers With Governor.
Lincoln, May 7. Superintendent Al- '
den of the Norfolk aBylum was In Lin
coln conferring with Governor Mickey
over the affairs of that institution.
Some time ago tho governor went to
Norfolk and investigated tho Institu
tion, charges having been made
against somo of the employes. It Is
understood there urc still more com
plaints coming in.
N. E. A. Postponed for Year.
Lincoln, May 4. The annual conven
tion or tho National Educational as
sociation has been postponed for a
yenr. This announcement was re
ceived by State Superintendent Mc
Brlen In a letter from President
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iNauinn u. scnaciicr oi me associa
tion. Tho earthquake is deplored and
the hope is expressed that tho asso
ciation may yet meet in San Francisco
at some future time.
Recover for Sugar Plant.
Omaha, May 9. Upon applicat'on
of the Old Colony Trust company of
Boston, Judge Munger or tho federal
court appointed a receiver for the
Standard Beet Sugar company, with
hcadqunrtcrs at Ames, and a largo
plant at Leavltt, Neb. William H.
Ferguson of Lincoln was made re
ceiver and W. D. McIIugh or Omaha
solicitor for the receiver. The hitter's
bond was fixed at 10,0(K). Ho was
ordered to assuruo Immediate charge
of the plant, all its assets and prop
erty. First Crop Report.
Omahn, May 8. Tho first of tho
crop reports of tho scaBon was re
ceived by tho Burlington from its Ne
braska and Wyoming divisions.
Throughout the entire country cov
ered by tho Burlington tho reports in
dicate plenty of moisture ana the best
kind of weather for the growing crop.
On the Alllanco division winter
wheat is coming on in iine shape.
Sowing spring wheat is about com
pleted. The acreage Is increased over
last year and the prospects are ex
cellent. Tho beet crop promises bet
ter than ever before.
f Doctors Meet in Omaha Next.
Lincoln, May 4. The Nebraska
State Medical association will hold Its
convention next year In Omaha. I. N.
Pickett of Odell and R. C. Moore or
Omaha were choson as delegates to
attend the national convention to be
held In Boston In June. Tho following
officers were elected: J. L. Greene,
Lincoln, president; C. F. Burchard,
Falls City, vice president; F. A. Iong,
Madison, vlco president; A. D. Wil
kinson, Lincoln, recording secretary;
II. Winnett Orr, Lincoln, correspond
ing secretary; A. S. von Mansfolde,
Governor to Live in Omaha.
Lincoln, Mny 5. Governor John H.
Mickey contemplates making his homo
in Onialia after ho retires from ofllco
in January. Today the chief executive
will go to the metropolis to deliver a
deed to his ranch property In Keya
Paha county and take in exchange a
deed for some 800 acres of land in
Iowa, locnted across tho river from
Florence, two miles from Crescent.
It Is tho governor's intention to re
side with his family in Omaha, and
from that city direct the work on his
Iowa farm. The governor still retains
his numerous farms In Polk and other
counties of the state, disposing only
of his ranch property.
Traveling Men Go Home.
Lincoln, Mny 7. Tho traveling men
of tho state havo gone homo to melt
at Hastings next year. The following
officers wero elected to servo during
tho next year: Lewis 13. Mny of Fre
mont, grand councilor; H. A. Bailey
of Lincoln, grand junior councilor; M.
L. Dolan of Grand Island, grand pnst
councilor; C. J. Lyons of Omaha,
grand secretary; D. C. Hewitt or Hast
ings, grand treasurer; F. A. Schilling
of Holdrege, grand conductor; W. A.
Sain of Lincoln, grand page; S. F. Er
sklno of Norfolk, grand Bentinol; C. C.
Patrick of Omaha and It. Bock of
Grand Island, members of grand
executive committee. Past Grand
Councilor E. W. Gotten of Omaha ncil
Grand Past Councilor M. L. Dolan or
Grand Islnnd were chosen to repre
sent Nebraskn at tho supreme council,
which will meet nt Columbus, O., Juno
28, 20 and 30. Tho trnvellng men
want a 2-cent fare from the railroads
and iinlfKS it Is given without a fuss,
they Intend to go to the legislature
with their troubles.
Rural Carriers' Convention.
Beatrice, Neb., May 7. Tho rural
mall carriers of Gage county mut hero
and selected 0. W. Plumblln of Wy
more as a delegate- to the Btato con
vention to bo held at Hastings on
July 1. The question of improving
the public roads occupied tho moBt of
the time and tho farmers were urged
to lmprovo the highways IT they de
sired to receive the most benefit rrom
tho rural mall service.
Rosewater a Candidate.
Omaha, May 7. Tho Boo announce!
the candidacy or Edward Rosewater
Rates Will Remain as Now.
Papllllon Neb., May 5. At a special
meeting of the Independent Telephone
company held here it was decided not
to lower the rate to Sarpy county
farmers from $1.50 per month to $1,
as petitioned for by about 100 farm
ers. Killing Frost In Nebraska.
Lincoln, Mny 7. There was a kill
ing frost in parts of Nebraska last
night, but the damage done cannot
yet be accurately measured. Fiost
covered tho ground In this county
and at Broken Bow Ice formed. Tho
principal dumagc will bo to fruit.
Bankers to Hold Meeting.
Lincoln, Mny 7. A rate of one faro
plus 50 cents from any part of tho
stato hns been announced for tho an
nual convention of the ilrst group of
tho Nebraska Bankers' association,
which will meet In Lincoln, May 10.
Tho Lincoln clearing house will ten
der the association a dinner at 6:30
on that date.
Burlington Lets Contract.
Lincoln, May 9. Tho Burlington
Railroad company announced the let
ting or the contract to Kllpatrlck
Bros. & Collins for new yards in Lin
coln and the rebuilding and double
tracking of tho lino between Lincoln
and Miirord. The yardage in Lin
coln will be quadrupled. Tho contract
cnlls for an expenditure of $2,000,000.
Omaha Jury Gets After Officials.
Omaha, May 9. An Investigation of
alleged violations of public trusts was
asked by Judge Sutton m his charge
to tho grand jury. He mentioned spe
cifically the allegations of inilucnco
over public officials by corporations
of this city and their alleged partici
pation in the recent city election.
Charges of ballot box tampering and
jury bribing also were ordored Investi
gated. Governor Mickey Makes Appointments
Lincoln May 8. Governor Mickey
appointed R. B. Windham of Platts
mouth a member of the board of con
trol of the institute for the deaf and
dumb at Omaha, and also for the in
stitute for the blind at Nebraska City.
Ho will succeed Mr. Nownes of Papll
llon. Frank L. Haller of Omaha was
reappointed a member of the public
library commission. The appointments
take effect May 15.
Talked Stocks and Bonds.
Lincoln, May 9. Stocks and bonds
and tho theories or taxing them
formed the theme for debate at tho
meeting of the state board of equali
zation. The bonds of tho Union Pa
cific railroads were discussed. Tho
lists or the various railroads will bo
studied until Auditor Seurle returns.
Tho latter has been absent for moro
than a week and tho actlvo work of
tho board will not begin until his re
turn. Attack Rebate Charge.
Lincoln, May 8. Alleging that tho
rebate chnrges In the nntl-trust grain
cases Is proper subject matter for tho
interstato commerce commission, tho
Central Granaries company of Lincoln
filed an answer in the supreme court.
The answer says that tho defendant
company "does not receive and never
has received this elevation charge un-!
less tho grain went through the de
fendant's elevator; that said V cents
was only paid in interstate ship
Water Flows in Big Ditch.
Whalen, Wyo., May 7. Water was
turned into the first section of tho
Interstato canal. A special train was
run from Bridgeport to tho head gates
and several hundred people In west
ern Nebrnska and eastern Wyoming
who aro Interested In tho territory to
be reclaimed wero present. Brier exer
cises wore carried out with addresses
by prominent citizens, among them
Bnglneer J. Fields, who has charge or
tho cntiro Pnthllndor project, and John
Powers, president or the North Platto
Valley Water Users' association.
FENCES COME DOWN
CATTLEMEN GIVEN SUMMARY OR.
DER TO LOWER INCLOSUREO.
Must Take Down Illegal Wires In Five
Days or United States Will Twenty-Five
Men Affected by Order, In
cluding Rev. G. G. Ware.
Omaha, May 9. By an order issued
by Judge Munger twenty-Jive cattle
men are given live days In which to
remove their unlawful fences trom the
government domain. If the illegal
wires are not down ut tho end of that
period, Marthal Warner is ordeied to
pull them down and destroy than at
tho expense of the cattlemen. The
cattlemen uro also permanently en
joined from constructing fences upon
tho public domain.
One of these restraining orders was
Issued against Rev. George G. Ware,
president of the U B I land and Cat
tle company in Hooker county. Eight
other defendants are included In the
suit and tho injunction, operates
against all of them. Their illegal in
closure comprises over 111,000 acres
of government land, and all the unlaw
ful homestead entries within the in
closure have been recommended for
A similar order has been issued
agninst William E. Black, T. B. Hord
and fifteen other defendants to oblige
them to remove their fences from the
Dismal river forest reserve in Thomas
county. Their lnclosuro comprises
about 85,000 acres.
In the Niobrara forest reserve tho
Federal Cattlo company, with ten
other defendants, has been ordored to
remove fences from 100,000 acres
acres of government land.
Likewise a judgment has been
taken against Robert Gillespie and
Jacob W. Steller in Thomas county.
Three cattlemen In Blaine county
have also been ordered to abandon tho
unlawful inclosures. They are II. S.
McMillan, Joseph Demil and S. M.
Cooper. In Custer county, Charles
and Ernest Guthrie are commanded
to take down their fences, and in
Cherry county Robert Gillespie and
Jacob Steller are obliged to do tho
The injunction suits which have re
sulted in the issunnce of these de
crees wero filed last fall. At last re
ports tho fences were still up, and
this is tho first order of the court
which has been issued to clear tho
government domain of unlawful
MINERS RATIFY AGREEMENT.
John Mitchell Presides at Convention
of Anthracite Workers at Scranton.
Scramon, Pa., May 9. The conven
tion of anthracite miners reassembled
here and ratified the action taken by
its sub-scale committee In conference
with the operators' committee lu New
York declaring operative the award
of tho coal strike commission of 1U02
for a further period or three years,
ending March 31, 1909.
Tho convention was presided over
by John Mitchell and tho report of
the agreement with the operators was
road by Secretary Gallagher. The re
port of tho committee's action was
Notices wero posted by the Dela
ware, Lackawanna and Western, Dela
ware and Hudson, Erie, Pennsylvania
and Scranton Coal companies announc
ing tho resumption of work next Mon
day. Sheriff's Wife Heads Off Jail Break.
Fremont, Neb., May 4. Mrs. A.
Baumnn. wife of Sheriff Bauman,
headed off a jail delivery last night
by seizing a shotgun, dashing to the
jail and driving four prisoners back
into the corridor. Mrs. Bauman fired
one shot into tho air and the men
hastily retreated. Tho prisoners who
mado the attempt to escape aro Frank
Trogaard, awaiting trinl on tho charge
of bigamy; Eddie Penn, a federal pris
oner, serving a year's sentence here,
John Howard, serving thirty days for
stealing clothing, and John Spencer,
held on suspicion. Armed with two
knives and a stove poker, tho prison
ers broke the lock of the feed gate to
their cell and climbed out through It.
From the corridor they climbed to tho
tower, where they pried open an old
door. Tho noise attracted the atten
tion of Mrs. Bauman, who cowed
them with the shotgun.
Kicked Flag In the Dirt.
New York, May 9. An unknown
man, who walked down tho main
street of Hoboken, kicking an Amer
ican flag along in the dirt, was
mobbed by citizens, clubbed by a po
liceman, sentenced by a court to six
months and put to work beating
stones in a penitentiary before the
day was over.
Insane Mother Kills Daughter.
Now York, May 8. Mrs. Waters en
tered tho room where her two daugh
ters, Agatha and Ruth, lay sleeping,
and shot aail killed Agatha, tho eldest
and her favorite, and without attempt
ing to harm Ruth, then killed horsolf.
Temporary Insanity, duo to worry over
tho daughter's HI health, is asslgued
as the reason.
Often The Kidneys Are
Weakened by Oyer-Work.
Unhealthy Kidneys Make Impure Mood.
It used to be considered that oiilv
urinary and bladder troubles were to be
traced to the kidneys,
but now modern
science proves that
nearly all diseases
have "their beginning
in the disorder of
these most inipoitaiit
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Wjj'IIJP The kidneys filter
and ptr.il y lliemoou
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Therefore, when your kidueysaru weak
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how every organ seems "to fail to do its
If you are sick or " feel badly," begin
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If you are sick you can make no mis
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The mild and the extraordinary effect of
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