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RED CLOUD, NED.
PUBLISHED 13VBUV FRIDAY.
Entered In the I'oatonico nt Hod Cloud, Neb t
nc Second CIhmj Mutter
PAUL C. PHARES, EDITOR
IS 1 1
Iddit, Martin Olns of Chicago; vice
IrHllont, U Robhahn of Now York;
recording noerotnry, M. huigohun of
Cleveland; financial hcereinry, .1. Zlm-
j merman of Toledo; treasurer, F.
' KarlliiK of SI. Paul; trustee, C. Teubel
of Knnsns City.
Rev. Soltau Resigns as Pastor.
Sioux City, Aug. 2!). The Rev.
George Soltau, pastor of the First
IlaptlHt church, tendered his reslgnn
lion, to take effect Sept. 9. II u will
tnko up blhlo Institute work, with
headquarters In Chicago. Ho came
here a year ago and Is well known In
Philadelphia trust company!
CLOSES ITS DOORS. j
Presbyterian money involved
(Hinted That President Hippie's Death
Friday Was Not Natural and That
He Had Made False Statements Re
garding Bank's Condition.
t Philadelphia, Aug. 29. The Real
(Estate Trust company, organized In
J885, the depository for nearly a
million dollars of the lunds or the
a'resbyterlan church and holding $300,
00O of the money of the city of I'hlln
.phlii and $175,000 or state deposits,
closed Its doors. The failure was
caused by heavy loans made by the
late president, Frank K. Hippie, to
vAdolf Segal, promoter, on InsuIUclent
security. A desperate effort was made
to save the Institution by the board of
directors through an appeal to the
'Clearing house association, but that
ibody declined to subscribe u guarantee
fund of $7,000,OUU, because or Insuffi
Tito liabilities nro placed at $10,
'000,000, with quick assets of $;t,r00,0u0
Hind doubtlul collateral amounting to
George K. Knrlo, Jr., President of
the Finance Company of Pennsylvania,
was appointed receiver, and in a state
ment to the public ho expresses tho
hope, thnt he may soon bo able to rec
ommend a plan to tho dlposltors that
will better serve their interests and
terminate his services.
President Hippie was always re
garded as a conservative financier,
but following his sudden death last
(Friday an investigation by the direct
ors developed the fact that his loans
to Segal had been mnde regardless of
proper security and that ho had mnde
fulso statements to the directors of
tho lxink's condition. Friends of the
president express the belief that Segal
exercised a hypnotic Influence over
Although the cause of Mr. Hippie's
death was given by his physician nnd
1he coroner ns cerebral hemorrhage,
It is intimated that ho may have com
Persistent rumors that President
Ilipplo committed suicide were borne
out when it was authoritatively stated
that ho took his life at his home last
Friday morning. Mr. Hippie is said
to have taken a dose of laudanum,
with suicidal Intent. While still con
bdous he filled his bathtub with water
and later was found apparently
Tho lato Frank K. Hippie was one
of the best known llnnncicrs of this
tlty and was also prominently identi
fied with many cliarilablo Institutions
nnd was active in tho affairs of the
Presbyterian church. Ho was born
In this city In lSJIO and was admitted
to tho bar in ISM. At the incorpora
tion of the Real Estate company in
1S85 ho was elected its president,
which office ho retained until his
death. Mr. Hippie was also a director
of the Franklin National bank, Meas
urer of the general assembly of the
Presbyterian church In the United
States, treasurer of the sustenation
commlttoo of the synod of Pennsylva
nia, treasurer of the Presbyterian hos
jiltl here and American trensurer or
tho western section of tho Alliance or
tho Reformed Churches, holding tho
The tailurc undoubtedly menus that
hundreds of persons have cut short
their vacations and aic hurrying hack
from seashore and mountain resorts.
Tho institution was a invurlte depos
itory for women and lor well-to-do
men who make use of purely personal
accounts. The company was pnitlru
larly attentive to this class of business.
Steal Woman's Body From Grave.
Keokuk, la., Aug. 29. Ghouls
robbed tho grnve of Mrs. .Teremlnh
ForBvthe In tho Hickory Grove ceme
tery. They dragged the body through
tho wet grnss for 200 feet to the road
side nnd then drove off.
jured. Tho occupant of the chair I
had formerly occupied was killed on
tho spot. I then went Into the garden,
where I came face to face with M.
Stolypln. He had complete mastery
over himself and was perfectly calm.
I urged him not to go back into the
house, saying thnt there might be an
other bomb there, but ho insisted on
returning, saying there may be wound
ed persons in there. The premier's
face was bespattered with Ink, tlitown
there by the force of tho explosion."
PALMA VIRTUALLY A PRISONER
MIN IS. ASSASSINATED
SHOT BY GIRL ON STATION PLAT
FORM AT PETERHOF.
Thirty-two Persons Killed by Bomb
President of Cuba Has Not Left Pal
ace for a Week.
Tampn, Fin., Aug. 25. The stoani
'ship Gussic arrived here from Hnvana,
loaded to full capacity with tobacco,
which Is being rushed out of the isl
and by importers. Information re
ceived from private sources by this
boat state that President Palma Is
virtually a prisoner in the pajago nt
Havana nnd tniit he has not left it
for a week. Indications nre that the
situation on tho island ts much worse
than Is known to tho outside world.
Tho revolution has also extended into
Snnta Clara province and has broken
out in Matanzns.
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All Bodies Are Awfully Mangled,
Explosion Wrecks Villa.
South Dakota TrOonc Start for Home.
Aimed at Prime Minister Stolypln.' Fort Riley, Kan., Aug. 27. The two
battalions of the South Dakota Na
tional guard left for home. Each had
completed a full week's work at the
FOUR MEN STRUCK BY TRAIN.
Threshing Hands Run Down While
Walking on Track.
Stanton, la., Aug 29. Four men
were struck while walking Into town
here by train No. 14. They had been
threshing southwest of here.
Tho injured: Dan Hultqulst, log
' broken and skull fractured, may die;
Ed Bergren, hurt internally; Roy
Stnckhouse, ribs broken and head cut;
Dave Lawson, hand crushed.
Tho train was a little lato and was
running about twenty miles an hour.
I Krelgerbund Elects Officers.
Dubuque, Aug. 29. Tho business
sessions of the Deutschor Krelger
bund of North America closed. Tho
following officers were elected; Presl-
St. Petersburg, Aug. 27. Saturday's
unsuccesslul attempt on tho lite of
Premier Stolypln, with its sickening,
useless slaughter of thirty-two per
fcons, was followed last night by sm
other revolutionary outrage in which
Geneial MIn, commander of the Semi
novsky guaid regiment, and who,
since ills promotion to bo u general,
has been attached as a personal ad
jutant to the suite of the emperor, was
killed on tho station platform at Peter
hof by a young woman, who fired llvo
Bliots into his body from an automatic
revolver and then, without resistance,
buumiited to arrest. The capture of
tho girl was effected by General Min's
wife, who held her until tho arrival of
This was tho third successive at
tempt on the life of General Min, who
was condemned to death by the ter
rorists immediately after the Moscow
revolt laBt December, on account of
stern repression practiced by a bat
talion under Ills command, and espe
cially for tlto wholesale execution of
persons condemned by drumhead court
martial for being caught with arms
in their hands.
The daughter of Premier Stolypln,
who was injured by the bomb explo
sion in the premier's summer home
Saturday, and who was erroneously
reported to have died, is still alive
and passed a quiet night under tho
effects or an opiate. Tho premier's
son, who also was hurt, is better.
Four more persons injured by the
explosion died during the night, bring
ing the total number or deaths up to
thirty-two. Twenty-six persons wore
It appears that tho assassins were,
well supplied with fundi. They pain
$123 in advance for tno rooms they
engaged. Before leaving them they
disguised themselves' and made the
house porter drunk.
The oxt inordinary power of the ex
plosion may bo judged by the fact
that houses on tho opposite side of the
river Neva weto shaken and windows
It wa fully half an hour before a
beginning was made systematically to
clear the wreckage, during which tho
injured suffered agonies. At dusk
torches were lighted and by the Jltiul
light from these the work was con
tinued and tho walls were supported
up with stiong beams.
Many trees in the avenue wero
blown down by the force of the ex
plosion and the aspect of the house's
grounds was one of complete desola
tion. Parts of human bodies wero
tin own a great distance. An officer
chanced to knock against a small tree
and a bloody, dust-covered hand that
had lodged among tho brandies fell
at liis teet.
M. Mnukhnnoff, a member of tho
lnte parliament, who, at tho time of
tho explosion, wns waiting to see Pre
inlet Stolypln, sujs.
"I was .sluing, with some twenty
other visitors, including several
ladies, at a long table in the waiting
loom, M. Stolypln then being engaged
with M. Potivanoff. After waiting for
somo time, I changed my seat and
joined M. Pnsltkoff, a chamberlain of
tho court,' in a bay window overlook
ing tho avenue leading up to the
house. A few seconds after tho ar
rival of the carriage bearing tho as
sassins, which attracted my attontion,
because visitors usually come in
smnllor carriages, I was suddenly
hurled bnckward against the wall,
which my head struck. I wns so
stunned that I did not even hear the
explosion. When I recovered con
sciousness I snw that the celling and
one of the wnlls wore gone and that
the room wns heaped with debris from
tho floor above. The first words I
heard came from the lips of a mother
superior, who wns standing amid tho
ruins In a corner of the room praying.
Showusone of six who escaped unln-
NEWS OF NEBRASKA.
heavier Shipments In 1905.
Lincoln, Aug. 29. Live poultry and
potato shipments in 1905 exceeded tho
shipments of 1904. Flou, mill feed,
butter, eggs and dressed poultry show
decreused shipments during last year.
Farmer Killed by Train.
Fremont, Neb., Aug. 27. Ed Hayes,
a farmer who lives near Hooper, was,
struck by the caboose or a freight
train on the Sioux City and Western!
lino, ten miles north of Fremont, and '
Retail Merchants' Meeting.
Fremont Aug. 27. If indications
count for anything the meeting of re
tail merchants of Nebraska in this
city on Sept. 11 and 12 will be one of
the best meetings of the klndever
held in tho west. Arrangements are
being made by the hotels here to ac
commodate several hundred mer
chants, who are expected to bo here
from all sections of the state.
The Cause of Many
There is n disease prevailing in this
country most dangerous because so decep
deaths nru r.-mcoil
I? by it heart dis-
hpy ease, pneumonia,
& heart failure or
apoplexy nre often
the result of kid
ney disease. If
kidnev trnulili i
'.rilS. ?S. ct ttlnnri will nl-
lack the vital m-imtia r.-nit.ii.ir nintt-ti f
the bladder, or tho kidneys themselves
break down ami waste tiwny cell by cell.
Bladder troubles almost niuavs result
from n derangement of the kidneys and
n cure is obtained tiuickest by a proper
treatment of the kidneys. If you nre feel
ing badly you can make no mistake by
taking Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, the
great kidney, liver nnd bladder remedy.
It corrects inability to hold urine and
scalding pain in passing it, and over
comes thnt unpleasant necessity of being
compelled to go often through the dny,
and to get up many times during the
night. Tile mild und the extraordinary
effect of Swamp-Root is soon realized.
It stands the highest for its wonderful
cures of the most distressing cases.
Swamp-Root is pleasant to take and is
sold by all druggists in fifty-cent and
one-dollar size bottles. You may have a
sample bottle of this wonderful new dis
covery and a book that tells all about it,
both sent free by mail. Address, Dr. Kil
mer & Co., Hinghamton, N. Y. When
writing mention reading this generous
offer in this paper. Don't make any
mistake, but remember the name, Swamp
Root, Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, and the
address, Biiighuuitou, N. Y., on every
can be greatly increased by giving
special care to the health of every
animal and fowl on the farm.
Sick poultry, sheep, cattle, hogs,
horses, etc., depend on their livers
to keep them well
Stock and Poultry
keeps their livers working and
therefore keeps them well.
Black-Draught Stock and Poul
try Atedlclne is a pure, natural,
vegetable, blood purifier, and acts
by regulating the stomach, liver
It prevents and cures Hog Chol
era, Chicken Cholera, Colic, Dis
temper, Coughs, Colds, Constipa
tion, Pevcr, Loss of Appetite,
Wasting Away, and all the com
mon stock diseases.
It is a perfect nrdlcine for gen
eral farm use. Try it.
Price 25c for a large can, at
all druggists and dealers
BUTCHER PAINFULLY HURT
Stumbles and Impales Himself on
Aurora, Neb., Aug. 2S. Mr. Steph
ens, a butcher at Stockham, was car
rying a quarter of beef from one room
to another when he stumbled nnd fell
in such a way as to throw himself on
to tho heel' hooks two of which
caught in his back and one in his arm,
sinking three inches into the fiesh
nnd making serious wounds. He is
resting easier, but suffers great pain.
HENRY STEELE CAPTURED.
Arrested at Wayne Neb., for Missouri
Wayne, Nob., Aug. 27. Deputy Unit,
od States Marshal Haskell of St. Jo
soph, Mo., accompanied by a detective,
arrested Henry Steele on a charge or
robbing and burning tho postoffice at
Barnard, Mo., several months ngo.
Steele, tho officers say, has been a
fugitive since he escnped irom a Mis
souri jail. He was located on a farm
near Wayne, where ho has been work
ing several weeks. Tho officers took
their prisoner to Missouri.
in every style. Ca
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dances a specialty.
Fresh Bread, Pies,
Cakes, Candy and
The Bon Ton
W. S. BENSB. Proprietor.
against Fire, Lightning, Cy
I clones und Windstorms, see
JNO. B. STANSER
agent for the Farmers Union Insur
ance Co., Lincoln, Neb., tho best in
surance company intho ste.
INFLAMMATORY IUIEUMATISM CURED IN
Morton L. Hill, of Lebanon Intl.. sayn; "M?
wife had IntlRininutorr KheumatUm in every
muscle and joint: her Mjffcrlnr was terrible
aud her budy and face wore swollen almost be-
Vntlrl rpnncvnlllnfi fiaH l.acn (n tiAt .1 .trtW.
rf" n ...ua. . .... ,.. ... veil Of A VVUOAV-
and hHd eight phj-RlclanK. but received no
beneBt until she tried the Mystic Cure tor
Rheumatism. It gave immediate relict anO
i she was able to walk about In three davs. i am
. sure it saved her life." Sold by II. 'a. Grlco.
Druggist. Red Cloud.
Send tW oar
TIE ON TRACK IS BOY'S REVENGE.
Denied Leave to Draw Water, Lad
Seeks to Wreck Train.
Troken 13ow, Neb., Aug. 27. Town
er Wuehtor, tho seveneteen-yonr-oid
boy who placed a tie on tho track of
tho Union Pacific road near Lomax,
and came near wreaking a train,
was brought to this city by Deputy
Sheriff l.owe and Deifctivo llov rs or
Giand Island. WaehtiT was driving a
water waion lor the Brown thresher
and asked leavo to fill the cart I torn
the railroad tank at l.omax which
was refused. It is supposed he placed
tho tie on the track out of revenge.
Tho boy admitted his guilt and after
wards denied It. Judge Humphrey
bound him over for a hearing next
Easing IIIm Connciencr.
The Itev. Mr. Goodmnn (inspecting
himself In mirror)-Cnrol!ne, I don't
really believe I ought to wear this wig.
It looks like living a lie. Mrs. Good
manBless your heart, Avery, don't let
that trouble you. That -wig will never
fool anybody for one moment. Chi
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St. Joseph, Mo.
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Established In 1868.
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