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RED CLOUD. NEB.
PUBLISHED BVEKY FItlDAY.
ICntorcd In the I'dBtolllco nt Itcd Cloud, Neb ,
nit Second Clnni Mutter.
PAUL C. PHARES.
CONDITION OF CROPS
GAIN SHOWN IN CONDITION DUR
ING THE MONTH.
Preliminary Returns Indicate a Crop
of About 493,434,000 Bushels Ne,
braska Leads With Estimated Aver
age Yield of 23.2 Bushels Per Acre.
Washington, Aug. 11. The crop re-1
porting hoard of the bureau of sta
tistics of tho department of ugrlcul-'
ttiro Hilda from the reports from tho I
correspondents and agents of the bu
reau as follows:
The condition of corn on August 1 ,
was S8.1, ns compared with 87.fi last '
month, S9.0 on August , I'JOR, and
a ten-year average of 81.0. The con
dition In Inwa was in"; Nebraska, SI;
Kansas, 88; Missouri, 812; South Da
Preliminary returns Indlcato n wit ,
tor wheat crop of about -lOIt.KM.OOO
bushels, or r.n average of 1C.7 per !
acre, as compaied with 1-1.3 per acre,
la.st year as finally estimated. Tho '
estimated nverage yield per acre In
Kansas Is lu.3 bushels; Missouri, 1-1.8; !
Nebraska, 23.2; Illinois, 19.5. I
Tho average condition of spring
wheat on August 1 was 80.9, as com-1
pared with 91.1 Inst month, 89.2 on Au
gust 1, 1005, and a ten-year average
of 82.C. Tho condition In Minnesota
was 85; North Daokto, 88; South Da
kota, 90; Iowa, 92.
Tho average condition of the oats
crop on August 1 was 82.8, as com
pared with 81.0 last month, 90.8 on
August 1, 1905, and a ten-year aver
age of 84.3. The condition in Iowa
was 80; Nebraska, 78; North Da
Tho proportion of the oat crop of
last year In the hands of the farmers
Is estlmnted at 7.1 per cent, us com
pared with 0.2 per cent of the crop
of 1901 In farmers' hands one year
ago, 5.1 per cent of the crop of 1903 In
farmers' hands two years ago and a
ten-year aveiage of 7.2.
The average condition of barley on
August 1 was 90.3, ngalnst 92.5 one
month ago, 89.5 on August 1, 1905, and
a ton-year average of 85.3.
Tho average condition of rye on Au
gust 1 was 90.8. as compared with 91.3
one month ago, 92.0 on August 1, 1905,
and n ten-year average of SS.2.
Tho average condition of potatoes
on August 1 was S9.0, ns compared
with 91.5 one month ago, S7.0 on Au
gust 1, 1905, and a ten-yenr average
Preliminary returns Indicate a de
crease of 1.0 per cent In tho hay
FILE AND WAIT FOR WATER.
Shochone Homesteaders Are Given
Time to Make Improvements.
Lander, Wyo., Aug. 13. Homestead
ers on the Shoshone reservation lands
are to ho allowed to wait until the Ir
rigation works aro completed before
making their Improvements.' This hi
the announcement just made by Coin
mlsstoner Klehaids of the general
land oillce. Tho Central Wyoming Ir
rigation company, which was awaided
the contract for tho principal ditch,
will have the work under way Insldt
of sixty days, but It will be n year
before water can bo placed on any of
the land, two years before a majority
of the claims can bo watered and
throe years before water can bo sup
plied to tho entire tract. Those who
drew claims are now making theii
selections and filing will begin on
CLEVELANDERS SEE MIRAGE.
Canadian Shore of Lake Erie Spread
Out Before Them In Sky.
Cleveland, 0., Aug. 13. Residents
of tho Heights, In the eastern part of
tho city, witnessed the most remark
ablo mirago of which there is any rec
ord in this part of tho country. Won
derfully clear and distinct, the Cana
dian shoro of Lake 13rto, sixty miles
distant, waB spread out before them
In the sky- The phenomenon lasted
for moro tl'ian on hour ond attracted
the notice of thousands of people be
fore It faded. Tho Inverted atmos
. pherle picture was so clear that tho
city of Rondeau could be plainly seen,
tho chinch spites and principal busi
ness houses standing out In bold re
lief. Tall trees ami a river emptying
Into tho lake could also be seen.
ton to n Ronton wool firm. The clip
weighed 1,500.000 pounds, nnd forty
four cars were required to carry it.
Tho owner refused an offer of 24 cents
a pound for the wool.
Sulten of Turkey Improving.
Constantinople, Aug. 13. Tho offi
cials Inform callers at the palace that
tho sultan was suffering from the ef
fects of a chill during the past week,
but that he has now completely recov
ered. Sensational stories of the sul
tan's lllnoss aro in circulation hero,
hut In bejt Informed circles conllnna-j
tlon Is given the statement thnt there
Is a slight Improvement In his condl-'
tlon nnd that he Is in no immediate
Perelano Granted National Assembly.
Washington, Aug. 11. The Persian
minister received ofhclal notification
thnt the Persian government hnd Is
Hiied n decree granting to the peoplo
of that country a national assembly.
PRINTERS READY FOR BUSINESS;
Convention of Union Called to Order
at Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs. Colo., Aug. 14.
The fifty-second annual convention of
the International Typographical union
opened here. Mayor Hall and six
other prominent citizens welcomed
tho 300 delegates who represent 40,
000 union printers, nnd President
James M. Lynch of tho union re
sponded. The chief event was the
formal presentation of books to tho
Amos M. Cummlngs library at the
Unon Printers' home, which is located
The chief business before the con
vention, which 'will continue all tins
week, Is the consideration of plans
for further carrying on tho fight of
the union for an eight-hour day. The
organization has expended up to date
about 800,000 In conducting this fight.
begun lure. Mrs. Blrdsong Is charged
with having shot and killed Dr. Thos.
11. Uutlor of Montlcello last November?
Tho cause of the shooting has thus far
Fatal Explosion in Powder Mill.
Fontnnot, Ind., Aug. 14. Two hun
dred kegs of powder exploded at a
local powder mill, wrecking the press
mill of the powder plant nnd Instantly
Killed Frank Hamilton of Xenia, O.
Hamilton was at work repairing a ma
chine lh the plant nnd wns blown a
hundred feet by the force or the ex
plosloii. his body being cut to pieces.
The press mill In which the explosion
occurred wns blown to the ground,
causing a loss of $35,000.
Floods In Southern Texas.
Houston, Tex., Aug. 13. The Hood
In the Colorado river, which stinted
from the torrential rains In the San
Angelo country a week ago, Is now
reaching the lower valleys and the
farmers are endeavoring to save what
they can of their crops. Despite every
effort tho loss will be heavy, ns there
are many farms In tiro bottoms from
Austin to the river's mouth.
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STORM CLAIMS TWO LIVES.
Downpour of Four Inches in an Hour
Causes Flood at Meridian.
Meridian, Miss., Aug. 14. The loss
of two lives has already been reported
as the result of a storm which preci
pitated nearly four Inches of rain
within an hour and caused thousands
of dollars of damage to property. Wil
liam llarton, n 0-ycar-old hoy, was
struck by lightning and killed and a
negro was caught and drowned In tho
rise of a small creek near the city. In
outlying portions of Meridian scores
of people were driven from their
homes and in parts of the business
section water rose to a depth of moro
than a foot on the tloors of stores.
The storm wns apparently confined to
the immediate neighborhood of Meri
dian. WABASH CUTS GRAIN RATES.
Missouri River-Toledo Tariff Is to Ap
ply on Shipments Via Chicago.
Chicago, Aug. 13. The Wabasn
road announced a tariff effective in
thirty days applying the Missouri
river-Toledo rates on grain via Chi
cago. Loral tralllc olhcials of eastern
roads say they are unable to fathom
the reason for this step by the Wa
bash and declare they will tako no no
tice of the cut rate. The assumption,
however, is that the Wabash, with Its
own connections In the west, has de
cided to tako care of tho heavy grain
Iniying at Omaha and St. Louis which
followed the settlement of the recent
war on proportional rntes between
the Missouri river and St. Louis.
LONGWORTHS HOME AGAIN.
Congressman and Bride Return From
Oyster Ray, Aug. 13. Representa
tive and Mrs. Nicholas Longworth,
who arrived from Kurope by tho
fit tamer St. Paul, reached Sagamoru
Hill and will remain the guests of
President Roosevelt for several days,
when they will proceed to Cincinnati
by way of Washington. President and
Mrs. Roosevelt and tho members of
the lnmily were at the pier in Oyster
Hay to welcome tho party, who camu
from quarantine on the naval yacht
Sylph. Supper was waiting at tho
parental home and the party repaiied
WILLISTON'S MAYOR CONVICTED.
WOOL CLIP BREAKS RECORD
Forty-Four Cars Required to Carry
Shipment From Billings Farm.
Helena, Mont., Aug. 11. The largest
Individual wool clip ever grown on tho
American continent was shipped from
Billings, this Btatej, over tho .Burling-
Crew Rescued From Sinking Barge.
Chicago, Aug. 13. Captain .1. Mc
Caffroy, his wife, son, daughter and
crew of nine men were rescued from
the barge J. H. Hurd, which was In a
sinking condition on Iike Michigan
six miles off Gross Point, by the
FIGHT ON HARVESTER TRUST
One Suit for Ouster and One for Dam
ages Brought In Nebraska.
Center, Neb., Aug. 11. Two of the
most Important nnd far-reaching suits
ever filed In this county were Insti
tuted here. County Attorney Berry
man, upon Information supplied by
W. H. Green of Creighton, began quo
warranto proceedings against the In
ternational Harvester Company of
America, charging It with being a
trust in restraint of trade.
The second case Is substantially the
same as the first, but Is brought by
Mr. Green personally for $2,000 dam
ages. Ex-United States Senator Will
lam V. Allen drew tho petitions and
has been retained by tho prosecution.
In addition to the foregoing over a
score of tho debtors of the Interna
tional Harvester company aro resist
ing payments of their notes and ac
counts, citing as their defense section
10 of tho anti-trust law.
DO YOU GUT UP
WITH A I,AMB BACK?
Kidney Trouble Makes You Miserable.1
Almost everybody who rends the news
papers is sure to know of the wonderful
cures made by Dr.
Root, the reat kid-
I ncV, liver and blad-
It is the great med
ical triumph of the
nineteenth century ;
fliscnvcM i!il iiflorvc.'irn
j of scientific research
by Dr. Kilmer, the
eminent kidnev mid
bladder specialist, and is wonderfully
successful in promptly curing lnmu hack',
uric acid, catarrh o'f the bin lder and
Hright's Disease, which is the worst
form of kidney trouble. . '
Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root is not rec
ommended for everything but if you have
kidney", liver or bladder trouble it will be
found" just the remedy you need. It has
been tested in so many ways, in hospital
work and in private practice, and has
proved so successful in every case that a
special arrangement has been made by
which all readers of this paper, who have
not already tried it, may have a sample
bottle sent free by mail, also a book tell
ing more about Swamp-Root, and how to
findoutifvouhavekidueyor bladder trou
ble. When writing mention reading this
generous offer in this paper and send your
address to Dr. Kilmer
& Co., Ringhainton,
N. Y. The regular
fifty-cent and one-
dollar size bottles are Homo of Swump-Iloot.
sold by all good druggists. Don't make
any mistake, but remember the name,
Swamp-Root, Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root,
and the address, lliughamton, N. Y., on
of a woman's life Is the name often
Iven to "chance of life" Ynur
menses come at long Intervals, and
crow scantier until they stop. The
change lasts three or four years, and
causes much pain and suffering,
which can, however, be cured, by
Woman's Refuge In distress
It quicldy relieves the pain, nerv
ousness, irritability, nil:,erableiiess,
fainting, di.lius, hot and cold
Hashes, weakness, tired fitting, etc.
CarJui will bring you safely through
this "dodi'ing period," and build
up your stioi.gth fur the rest of vour
You can get it at all druggists In
SI .00 buttles.
"2VE7YTHINS BUT DEATH
1 buifvtoj. ' writes rn i liib i of I ast
ern. M 1 . "until I took (. nrdul. which cured'
i i'io ill. vit mit'I-'oJ my doctor, .lio
cuii i ni'.uiv i was taKirttf it."
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Bryan In Lincoln on Sept. 5.
Lincoln, Aug. 13. Mayor Brown re
ceived assurances that W. J. Bryan
would be in Lincoln Sept. 5. The re
ception has been definitely set for
Rent Yacht t0 Meet Bryan.
Omaha, Aug. 11. The Nebraska dele
gallon, which will go to New York to
welcome Bryan on his return from hie
trip around the world, has chartered
a private yacht to meet Bryan miles
out in tho ocenn in order to bo the
first to shake hands with him on this
side of the Atlantic.
in every style. Ca
tering to parties and
dances a specialty.
Fresh Bread, Pies,
Cakes, Candy and
The Bon Ton
W. S. BENSE. Proprietor.
ngoinst Firo, Lightning, Cy
clones and Windstorms, seo
JNO. B. STANSER
agent for tho Formers Union Insur
ance Co., Lincoln, Neb., the best in
surance company iuthe s4to.
INFLAMMATORY KHF.UMATISM CURED IN
Morton L. Hill, of Lubiiuim Ind . snys; "My
wife hint Intlttiuuintorv Rhuiimtitlim in cvwy
rnuvpli! mid Juiut. tiur Mitl'erhiK whs terrible
niul her b uly and fncu wcro myoIIcii nlmosi bf
yohtl rccoiciiltlon: Intil been tn hetl nix weekw
una lnul flclit pliiklclnns but recehed no
benet!t until uho tried tliu Mystic t nro for
IthuuniHtlNin. It RRve Immediate relict nut
she was able to wnllc about in tlireo lvn. i am
sure It Miwd her life." Sold by II. 'ii. Grico.
Druggist. Itcd Cloud.
Found Guilty on a Charge of Receiving
Wllliston. S. p., Aug. 10. W. W.
Denny, mayor of Wllliston nnd a prom
inent lianKer, has been found guilty on
a eharto of receiving stolen property.
The case has been before the public
for about a year. It was charged by
the authorities of Valley county, Mon
tana, that Denny was the head of a
band of horse and cattle rustlers, and
that ho disposed of the booty surrep
titiously acquired by tho gang. Denny
Is out on SlJ.uOO bail nnd It Is said
that an appeal will bo taken.
MRS. AGNeTbIRDSONG ON TRIAL
Niece of Ex-Governor Longlno of Mis
eisslppl Charged With Murder.
Brook Haven. Miss., Aug. 14. Tho
trial on a charge of murder of Mrs.'
Agnes Blrdbong, a nleco of former.
Governor Longlno ot .MlsslsslpnL was '
Fugitive Banker is Caught.
O'Nein, Neb., Aug. 10. P. Ilnggerty,
soventy years old, president of tin
Eluhorn Valley bank, which failed
two years ago, ha3 llecn captured In
southern Texas, where he Is In tho
hands of ollleers awaiting tho action
of the Nebraska authorities. After the
failure examiners found the assets leit
after the flight of the officers were
only C cents.
NEBRASKA CROP STATEMENT.
Corn, Winter Wheat and Oats Havo
Lincoln, Aug. 10. Labor Commis
sioner Bush has Issued a detailed
statement of Nebraska crops. The
acreage of all crops has increased
308.877 since Inst year.
Corn, wintor wheat and oats havo
Increased vcieage, while spring wheat,
barley and rye have fallen below tho
acreage of last year.
MORE MONEY IN NEBRASKA
Assessors Find the People Better
Fixed Than In the Previous Year.
Lincoln, Aug. 13. Investigation of
tho work of tho state board of equali
zation shows the peoplo of Nebraska
have moro money on hand than last
year; havo more money loaned nnd
secured by mortgages, and more notes
not secured. Money In corporations
has also increased and so have booTj
ONCE A WEEK NOT SUFFICIENT
Railroad Amendments Must Be Pub
lished by Dallies Every Day.
Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 10. Deputy At
torney General Thompson has ren
dered an opinion that publication of
the railroad amendments once each
week In a dally paper Is not sufficient.
If published first In a dally paper It
must bo published every day until
election to Insure validity.
Soven dallies published the amend
ment last Saturday but not since.
Thompson ruled tlio publication in
supplements valid. GaluBha says all
papers published the notice last week.
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We aro district distributers of tho A. B. CHASE
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T. J. WASHBURN.
EtublUIied in 1868.
Do you know that it will pay YOU, as
well as US, to buy your Building Ma
terial and Coal at ouryards? Not only
that our prices average lower, or at
least as low, as those of our competit
ors, but deoause we tako espocial cure
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Goods Delivered to any part of the city.
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