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RED CLOUD. NEB.
PUBLISHED KVElir Fi.IDAY.
Kntertd In the PoainRlce m UkI Cloud. el
Second UInm MnttT
Paul C. Pharm
II II MS..
the confession, whoro Adams states
that It was nlwaya understood that ho
wa to get $1,000 for any Job ho did
for tho Wostorn Federation of Minors,
ho stated that this would Imply that
Adams had been engaged In similar
work boforo, and that a man who also
was to get $1,000 for tho removal of
tho head executive of the state would
not hesitate to bump off two alleged
Kclitor claim Jumpers for $300.
Manager qx (v)en Sentenced to Hang.
.Terforson City, Mo., March 0. Tho
Bttprcme court sentenced six men con
victed of murder to be hanged on
April 18, as follows: Martin Pauls
crovo. In Andrews county: Thomas
ncflflM nf" n i
UuuHr LjII fflllfl
TUMULTUOUS CCENES ON OPEN'
ING DAY OF PARLIAMENT.
DI80RDER IN ST. PETERSBURG
Several Encounters Between Police
and Populace Premier Stolypin
Taken Refuge In Palace to Avoid
SL Petersburg, March C. Tho open
!TTP Ki.S O? NEBRASKA.
Mungir's Name Approved.
Washington, March 2. The senato
committee on Judiciary ordered a fa
vorable report made to the senato on
tho nomination of Thomas C. Munger
of Lincoln to be additional federal
Judge for Nebraska. This action as
sures the confirmation of Mr. Munger
at the first executive session which
may be held.
Burglars at Valley.
Valley. Neb.. March 2. For tho
fourth time since Mons Johnson has
been postmaster an attempt was made
to rob the Valley postofflct!. Tho burg-
Clay, In Boone county; John Brooks, ing of tho douma, or lower house of lajg offcc,t(nl an cntrance through a
TILT ENLIVENS DULL DAY
THAW MURDER TRIAL.
RULES IN FAVOR OF DEFENSE
District Attorney Refuses to Cite Au
thorities and Court Sustains Objec
tions to Certain Questions Put to
Dr. Wagner Jerome Olicnds Delmas
New York, March C Interest
aroused in tho trial of Harry K. Thaw
by tho announcement that Mrs. Will
iam Thaw, mother of tho dolendant,
would take tho witness stand, was
quickly dullod by tho continued eruod
examination of Dr. Chatlos G. Wag
ner, ono of the alienists lor tho de
fense, by District Attorney Jerome.
While decidedly dull In the matter ol
testimony, tho sossiou was mauo nota
ble by a clash between District Attor
ney Jerome and JuBtice Fitzgerald, at
tko climax of which tho prosecuting
officer refused point blank to cJto ta
tho court tho authorities upon which
ho was predicating an argument. Je
rome was requested by the presiding
Judgo to submit to him whatever au
thorities ho bad upon tho subject.
"I havo such a high respect lor the
courts of this jurisdiction," retorted
Jerome, "that I will not submit au
in Iron county: John M. Crano, In
Kansas City; David Long, In Pemiscot
Raymer Held for Murdor.
London, March 6. -Horace O. Ray
mer, who assassinated William White
ley, tho meichnnt of Westbourne
Drove, Jan. 21, was formally commit
ted for trial on the charge of murder
NEBRASKA HAS ANTI-PASS BILL
House Passes Measure by a Vote of
91 to 2.
Lincoln, March 2. Tho house, by a
vote of Dl to 2, seven members being
ubsc-nt, actfd favorably on the anti
pass bill. All amendments were voted
down, and the measure was passed
as originally dralted It prohibits
tho ls.suanc-0 of free railroad trans
portation to all save bona ildo em
ployes and their Immediate families;
to rallioad surgeons and attorneys
actually employed by railroads at. a
salary of not less than $1,000 a year.
Inceptions are made in tho cases of
persons permanently Injured In the
lallrond service, or to widows and de
pendents of those killed In lailroad
accidents; to care-takers of live stock
and poriblnblo freight ISach month
the railroads must publish a list or
pas holders Tho bill carries tho
Governor Sheldon will permit tho 2-
tho Russian parliament, although, In
Itself, devoid of Incident, was made
the occasion of a great revolutionary
demonstration by the St. Petersburg
proletariat and students, which re
sulted In several encounters between
tho pollco and tho populace and moro
or less serious Injury to a number of
tho latter. Tho situation was such
that the authorities finally were forced
to fill tho streets with military patrols,
as In the ominous days of the Trepoff
Alter tho adjournment of tho houco
a tumultuous crowd, estimated to
number close to -10,000 persons, with
red banners Hying and nccompanled
by tho music of revolutionary chants,
Marled toward the cential quarter of
the city, where tho winter palnco of
tho emperor Is located. Few elements
of tho prelude of "Red Sunday" were
lacking and tho command "Fire"
would havo precipitated a similar mas
sacre'. But tho present prefect of St.
Petersburg, General Dracheffskl, fol
lowed another courso and dispersed
the procession by charges of mounted
gendarmes, armed with whips. By an
Imposing display of force ho prevent
ed the demonstrators from re-forming.
Tho pollco guarding tho Taurldo
palace ncted with great forbenranco,
giving tho spectators free vent in sing
ing ami cheering, and only Interfer
ing to prevont the peoplo from fore-
.icromu, wmt i win nut OUu...l ,... rjov,.,n0r s bee on wll permit tho 2- "";., . . i ' Yn
thoritles on a question of law which V naav nrcr faro bill to become a ,n- thelr mto hQ I,a,ac0
a nlotnmiinl in character and tin- ?UU ?".?"? .. I" .... TZ' When tho deputies emerge
on which tho authorities are so abun- mZZi T u.r da and 'under the Jho adjournment of the session tho
.in Hun t Hum, nrnamno tho learned . ' ' ... , i .. -.. tompcr of tho crowd was fired by
. .. Biaui'es win uutuiuu u ni uuAt i-- ;..,.. , ii ,.ittnt fc i-v.
members, a dozen of whom mounted
upon tho shoulders of their followers
and harangued those present upon
tho nocesEity of organizing to support
court knows of them."
n sday afternoon.
In a statement
With Hushed faco and sharp rap ol r..,opnnr ci.nlilnn said hn did not
his gavel, Justice Fitzgerald said 11 wan (o ho unierstood as opposing
the district nttornoy did not submit tl)t 2.rent farcs Hc waS ho &ai(li ln
tho authorities tho court would as
sume that he did not know of any. Jo
romo did not submit tho authorities,
and Justice Fitzgerald ruled ln favor
of the defonso on tho point at Issue,
which was tho question as to whethei
tho stale on cross-examination should
bo allowed to go further with an ex
pert witness than counsel for tho do
fenso vas allowed to go npou dlroct
District Attorney Jeromo was as
defiant In his tone ns ho was In the
words ho uttered. Justice Fitzgerald
Fympathy with the legislation in a
SO 0 W iu he fava re; ,t filament asa.n.t tho BvCrt.
state railroad commission, lie thought
there was some doubt whether the
courts would sustain the teductlon,
but said he would work tor the en
forcement of the new law.
CONGRESS ENDS SESSION.
cd as a general slogan, and simultane
ously red haudkerchiols began to
Huttcr above tho heads of the crowd
and then tho crimson banners ap
peared like magic. Tho crowd, sing
ing tho Marseillaise, and battle songs
of the llusfclan revolution, moved
door In the rear of the building. Tho
sale was damaged, but the men were
evidently frightened away, leaving
their tools, without securing anything
Winter Lightning Kills a Horse.
Grand Island. Neb., March 4. It Is
an unusual thing to have one's stock
killed by lightning while standing out
In tho snow. That, however, was tho
experience of Charles Harfast, resid
ing seven miles west of this city a
few 'iys ago when, In a sleet storm,
a bolt of Hghtnlnj' struck a horse ot
his worth $130. There was snow on
tho ground, ilect was falling and tho
clouds were heavy Tho lightning was
seen and the thunder heard plainly ln
Mother Saves Baby from Fire.
Herf'erron. Neb., March 4. The
fimlly ' r.ootge Palmer, a I nr lor
tho Noith western railroad, had a
heavy loss and Mrs. Palmer suffered
severe Injuries from a Are In tho depot
building Agent Palmer was In Oma
ha on business and In the night Mrs.
Palmer awakened and went to the
k'tehen. When she opened the door
she was confronted with a "het of
flames. Her mother was with her and
they soon roused tho children. One
by ono they were taken from the build
ing. The baby being left until the last.
Mrs. Palmer rushed through tho burn
ing building ami rescued tho baby and
was frightfully burned about tho face
MASKED BANDIT AT OMAHA.
Backs Clerk of Meat Market Into Re
frigerator and Gets Money.
Omaha, March 2. Charles narrow
er, clerk In the meat market of Joseph
Bath, reported to tho police he had
been held up by a man about 1 p. m.
Tho officers say some $00 Is missing
and they are on tho trail of the des
perado. The latter hacked the clerk
Into the refrigerator while ho robbed
the till. He wore a handkerchief over
his faco and had a pistol In his hand.
Will stop any counh that
can be slopped by any
medicine and cure coughs
that cannot be cured by any
It is always the best
cough cure. You cannot
afford to take chances on
any other kind.
KEMP'S BALSAM cures
MAi.nlan maV1 m. W f 3 S t ?
grip, asthma and consmnp- M
tlon ln llrst stages. 0
It does not contain alco
hol, opium, morphine, or
any other narcotic, poison
ous or harmful drug.
The GANADIAN West
is Th. lest WEST
l$y A of tons ot
during the past
year is that the Ca
nadian West is the
best West. Year
by ycur the agri
havo Increased in
volume and value.
and still the Canadian Gov-
ernmentoiters 1C0 ncres free
to every bona fide settler.
Tho phenomennl Incrcusc In
rnllwny mileage innln lines
anil brandies lias put almost
every portion of the country
within easy reach of churches,
schools, mnrkets, cheap fuel
nnd every modem convenience.
Tho ninety in II lion bus hoi
wheat crop of this yenr means
SGO.000,000 to tho farmers of
Western Camilla, npart from
the results of other grains as
well as from cattle.
For lltaratnre and Information xlrlrali
Superintendent or Immigration
or the tuthoilMdOuttrninint Ipnt,
W. V. HKNNKTT
801 New York Lire lluUJIng
Tho Incident began with an objec
tion interposed by Delmas to a ques
tion asked Dr. Wagner by Jeromo.
Tho district attorney wanted tho wit-
ifckAVd i 60
on direct examination. Ho was pro
ceeding at somo length to stnto the
position of tho defenso when Jeromo
Interrupted with tho remark that the
argument did not call "for a stump
Delmas protested against this "of
fensive language" by the district at
tornoy. Justlco Fitzgerald Interposed
Appropriations Practically Reach tho Bjowly rtmvn tho avenue, stopping at
Billion Dollar Mark. Intervals to listen to speeches and to
Washington, March 5. With a new sing.
rapped Boveral times with his gavel, r0pord for largo appropriations anu Meanwhile, tho autnoriues nau
twisted about Impatiently In his chnli far-reaching legislation, tho Fifty- hastily concentrated a strong force of
and It waa plainly with much effort ninth congress was brought to a close, gendarmes, which charged tho head
that ho retained his judicial compos- ti,0 total appropriations aggregate of tho procession when It reached tho
$!)19,!M8,U70.U3. The revenues of tuo utoiny prospect, ono in mw umm
government for 1908 are esumaieu in misiness uvonuus. i b'""''"-
$850 000,000, which, It was stated, plied their whips vigorously, and In
would leave a surplus of $20,000,000, ono case used tho flats or their sabers,
and not a deficit, as had been predict- Tho crowd made two unsuccessful at-
uess to ropoat certain convocations Cl in some quarters. tempts to roassemme.
ho had had with Thaw ln the Tombs. I The last few hours wero tame by Tho gendarmes by this time had
Delmas protested that ho had not been1 comparison with what had been ex- been reinforced by detachments of tho
allowod to go Into these conversations ' 1K.cted. Long before noon Senator chevalier guards, who cleared tho
G'lllingor's fight for tho passage of roadway amid curses or uension irom
tllo ship subsidy bill had boon aban- tho sidewalks. Finally a largo forco
doned and tho filibuster against It, of Cossacks, armed with lances, ar-
conducted by Senator Curmack, being rived. Tho spiteful, rort-nennoned
no longer necessary, ho surrendered woapons, which never before had been
tho iloor much to tno disappointment brought out In street demonstrations,
of tho galleries. took all tho heart out of tho crowd.
The prosldent was at the capitol for Another monstor demonstration wa3
mnm than an hour. Retiring senators held at tho university to celebrate tho
- " ww -- ... .1 ...., fl
in tho discussion and Delmas was wero received, and without exception "victory of revolutionary uunuuuu,.
soon lost to view becauso of tho turn tho president expressed regret that Tho quay along tho Nova and tho
affairs took. I thoso lawmakers wero to leavo tho streets In tho neighborhood of tho unl-
During his nrgument tho district at-' cervlce of tho country. Especlall) vorslty wero donsely packed, but there
tornoy placed himself on record byj warm was his reception to Senatoi was no interference by troops or po-
cnl'lni. (lint tlm Inirnl ncmm.nllnn tn. n - ...tin vnat llt-llft V nnlimilWnil Uirt whn nriIVO(l CtXl tile BC0I10 ill
""J"fi llK lU "b"' HDOIIUIJllUII U17 1 e'lHlUllUI, WJIW JVOIV..1...J - .., "..w ... i.
his voluntary retirement. strong forco only after tno uemon&uu-
tlon had como to an end.
PRESIDENT ASSISTS RUSSIA. It wns loarnud that Premier Sto
Appea, f.r c-.Wb.H-- .0 Aid Fam. X'ZSSLUX
Ine Stricken Is Issued. sWq Jn thQ TaurWo painco as long as
Washington, March 5. Declaring pariinmcnt is in scESlon.
that Russia has been a good rriond to Tno votig f0r a president of tho
America In tho past, President Itoose- lowor nouso showed that tho strength
velt In a letter to tho Russian famlno of the cons0rvatlvo contingent has
relief commltteo of Now York appeals b0Gn Bomowhat ovor-estlmated, the
for contributions In behalf of tho fam- monarchists and octoberists being
lno sufverers in that country. With a,)lo to mvi8tor on a joint ballot only
tho letter ho Bent his own check for 102 out of tno J2G votes with which
$100. Ho calls attontlon to tho "lit- they wero cre(iltcd.
ornlly unparalleled prosperity ot tho
country," and hopes that the people nnii.rpn FAMIMF K WORSE
out of their abundanco will glvo gen- UHlNtot rAmlfiC Id WuflOt
nt-niiiv on this occasion. His letter
foro tho court today Is that Harry K
Thaw Is Insane.
Justlco Fitzgerald declared the
present jury only has to do with the
quosllon of Thaw's sanity or insanity
on the night that ho shot and killed
ADAMS CASE READY FOR JURY
Addresces by Lawyers In Idaho Mur
der Trial Closed.
Wallace, Ida., March C. Arguments
both for tho prosecution and for tho
defenso to tho jury havo been closed,
and Judgo Woods will glvo the jury
final instructions today.
"Tho dofense thomsolves aro Adams'
enemies," Stato's Attorney Hawloy
bald, "and had not Adams' real Inter
est at heart. Thoy Induced him to go
back on his confession; to place him
self in tho hands of attorneys not rep
resenting hint, but three men Impli
cated In the murder of Stonnenborg;
to plnco himself In a position whoro
his Influence cannot bo used against
thoso men, nnd placed him whero, for
crlmo committed by himself, ho is
now standing before a jury with his
life- trembling ln tho balance."
Ho explained his own connection
RAILWAY MAN FEARS PANIC.
Mohler of Union Pacific Deplores
Wave of Drastic Legislation.
Omaha, March -1 "l believe this
anti-railroad legislation will shortly
produce a panic," said Vice President
and General Manager F. II. Mohler ol
the Union Pacific. Mr. Mohler has
just returned from Chicago. "The agi
tation already has greatly affected
railroad building, and I think I can
ay that the Union Pacific will do lit
tle new construction work for some
time to come."
PEAVY ELEVATORS ARE SOLD
Granaries at Several Towns In Ne
braska Go to Sherman Saunders,
li.uomfleld. Neb., March 1. Sher
man Saunders, until recently president
of the Farmers and Merchants' State
bank, and J. F. Westrand, a prominent
grain buyer of this city, have pur
chased the entire lino of elevators of
the Pcavey company in Nebraska.
The elevators are located at Bloom
field, Wausa, Magnet. Randolph,
Thurston. Pender, Bancroft. Craig,
Herman, Blair. Wlnside, Hnrtlngton,
Coleridge, Laurel and Concord. Tho
purchase price Is understood to bo In
tho neighborhood of ?laU.UUU.
Messrs. Saunders and Westrand will
Incorporate 'with a capital of $200,000
and tnke possession between May 1
and Juno 1 this year. The head ofllco
of tho new concern will bo located
either at Wayne or Wakefield.
INCENDIARY ATNORTH PLATTE
Anyono sending n tikctrli and description rany
quickly asrcrtnlii our opinion freo wlictnor mi
Invention H prountily p itontnliln. ('onuniinlrn
tlonaxtrlctlyromlcleiitl.'il. HANDBOOK onl'ntcnta
sunt fron. oldet ncciicy forni'rurinir patents.
l'ntimt taken tlirouuh Jlnim A Co. receive
tpcetal notice, without clinrco, In tho
A hnnddomelr llhutrntPd weoltly. Txrccat cir
culation jf any m-lenlltlo Journal. Terms, fi a
ynnr: four months, fl. Hold byull nowadonlurn.
MUNN & Co.3G,Broadwa New York
Uraucb Otllco. titt V EC, Washington, V. c
8oo policies represent
ing over $2,ooo,ooo in
surance in Webster
county. Mow is the
time to net in the
m t SmiKmMmg
Insurance and Notary.
Boll, No. 08.
Country, No. SG;
rin reply to one receded from the Women and Children Being Sold and
committee calling his attention to tno Shipments ueiayea oy uine.u.o.
Victoria, B. C, .March C Advices
from central China report famine con
ditions becoming worse. Middle-aged
urgent need of assistance
Conspiracy Case Postponed.
New Orleans, March C On motion women aro being sold for from $10 to
of United States District Attorney ik nmi children from $3 to $1. Corn-
Marlon Efwln for the eastorn district plaints nro mado that officials aro de-
of Georgia, tho hearing of tho appoal laying shlpmontB of flour sent by tho
of John P. Gaynor nnd Benjamin D. foreign relief commltteo. A corre-
Greono, convicted In tho United States spondont who toured tho famlno dls-
circuit court at Savannah, Oa., In April trlct' reports it denuded ot animals
of last year, on a charge of conspiracy ami lawlessness Is growing. In some
to defraud tho government In connoc- places dogs aro bolng caught by starv-
with tho caso and that of Governor tlon with tho improvement of Savan- tng pe0plo by means of traps and
Gooding and Senator Borah, Ho said nah harbor, was continued by tho hooks and aro eaten as soon as cap
Adams had mado tho confession with- ( United Slates circuit court of appeals turod.
out fv of coercion and, referring to I to th flrt Monday in April. '
Three Fires One Night Cause People
to Look for Party Responsible.
North Platto. Neb., March 5. An
Incendiary evidently worked here por
slstently last night. Firo was started
In ench of threo wards of tho city.
Tho first fire was ln tho Third ward
and started at 9 o'clock at tho resi
dence of John D. McWilllnms, which
was temporarily vacant. It was start
ed ln tho kitchen. An alarm was Im
mediately given and tho fire put out
beforo doing much damage. An open
window indicated whero tho "flrobug"
had gained entranco.
This fire was barely put out about
10 p. m. when tho flro whlstlo blow
for a flro In tho First ward. Hero
Frazlor's Ico house was totally de
stroyed. At 1:30 tho firo whlstlo again blow
for a flro In tho Second ward. Hero
a smnll carpenter shop, belonging to
Charles McDonald, situated within ono
block of tho main business street, was
entirely dostroyed. Tho fires aro re
garded as tho work of an incendiary.
against Fire, Lightnlim, Cy
clones ami Windstorms, soo
JNO. H. &TANSER,
agent for tho Farmers Union Insur
mco Co., Lincoln, Neb., tho best ln
uninco com puny inthe nte
Dado's Little Liver Pills thoroughly
clean the system, j oo 1 for lazy livers,
inalces clear comp'ex ons, bright eyes
and happy thoughts. Sold by Henry
Cook's drug store.
It Keeps the Feet Warm and Dry.
Ask today for Allen's Foot-Kaso, a
powder. It cures chilblains, swollen,
sweating, sore, aching, damp feet. At
all druggists and shoe stores, 25c.
To Mothers in This Town .
Children who aro delicate, fovcrisk
and cross will get Immediate relief
from Mother Gray's Sweet Powders
for children. Ti.uy cleanse the stom
ach, act on tho liver, making a sickly
child strong and healthy. A certaim
euro for worms. Sold by all druggists,
25c. Sample freo. Allen. S. Olmsteud,
Leltoy, N. Y.
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