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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (March 20, 1908)
ItATE LAW IS UPHELD
UPREME COURT HOLDS SHIPPER
GUILTY WITH ROAD.
For Receiving Rebate on Export Ship
menu Four Large Flrtna Mutt Pa
' Fines of $15,000 Each Justice Brevi
er Olsaenta from Opinion.
Washington, March 17. Th pro
seeding! by the government agalUBt
the Armoar Packing company, Swift
A Co., Morris & Co. and tho Cuilahy
Packing company, all of thetu operat
ing in KanwiB City, Kan., timlcr which
the cwnponleB were each fined $10,000
by tht United States circuit court for
h western district of Missouri, on
the charge pf receiving rebates too
trary to tho provlftiona of tho Elkics
ut, wae decided by the supreme court
of the Iftiited States udveraviy to
thoBe companies. The cowl's opinion
waB announced by .Justice Day, who
held that the Elklns net It applicable
fo transportation anywhere and thut
an offense is not confined to the initiul
joint. Ho hIbo held it applicable alike
to shipper and' carrier. Ilia announce
ment wan concurred in by Justices
JIarlau, White, McKounn uud Holmes.
The decision of the lower courts In
tao complementary case against the
Chicaco. Burlincton and Qulncy Rail
road company, holding th.it company
Tosnonsitilo for granting tho rebates
to tho puekerrt and lining that com
pany for the offense also wa? adit mod.'
Justice Brewer dissented from tlni
view of tho court on tlve ground that
the declBion would wot k a violation of
contract, "which," ho said, ".shocks
JiIk kciibo of justice."
The chief justice and Justice Pock
ham concurred in Justice Grower's de
cision. They alto held the Missouri
court to be without jurisdiction.
STUDENTS WRECK THEATER
Police and Fire Department Unable to
Quell Riot at Ann Arbor.
Ann Arbor. Mich , .March 17. Col
lege feeding among the .siuuVnU of tho
University of Michigan bmvt forth In
to a riot, last night. .Moie than a score
of Btudeuts were locked up in jail and
the Star theater, u 5-cent place ol
amusement, was lite: ally wrecked.
Later In the- evening, the mou ot .stu
dents, which numbered hilly '-.0i)(t, di
rer ted a college rush" agaln.t tho
iroal ot tbo Udfldihj, tearing away
wlnaowa and aoors and piaster ana
rolling the theater piano out Into tho
troet, where loaders of tho students
mounted the Instrument and per
formed a dance to the accompaniment
of mad cheers and' yells from the un
manageable crowd. The trouble dates
1ack to Saturday night, wheu a Btu-
dent in the audience, who persisted u
repeating tho Ann Arbor college yell
too often to suit tho management, was
cjocUd and thoroughly clubbed.
The trouble aturted with a flmall
crowd of atudents throwing egs at
the building. Thia diversion soon
gavo way to a fuaillade of rocks, and
when th police were called to quell
tho disorder tho yclle of derision sent
up bf the young men brought rein
forcementa from every direction. Ab
the attacking party grew wilder, Its
aim broadened proportionately, and
window of the upper Btorlea of the
building and those of neighboring
hiininB nlnrou heciin to crash. Find
ing ttwo police unable to subdue the j
rioters, Mayor Henderson summoned
the flro department. Sevoial police
officers had been felled with flying
misallPH and others fought on, hatless
after their helmets had boon stolon
to decorate some student's den. The
firemen had no sooner laid their lino
of hose to the scene to give tho mob
n drenchlmr. than, with a wild yell, a
I detachment of tho boys captured 100
feet of the hose and ran yeiung (town
the street with it. The disorders in
creased until the work of devastation
GENERAL HORNE ON TRIAL
Missouri Editorial Writer Answers In
Court for Killing H. J. Groves.
Kansas City, March 17 The trial
of General It. C. Home, charged with
the killing of II. J. droves, managing
editor of the Kansas City Post, be
gan in the criminal court here.
Nov. 2li last Oeueral Home, who
was ice picsldcnt of the Post Pub
lishing company, shot flioes and
wounded O. 1). Woodward, a part
owner. Giovea died three ilH3s latet
but Woodward iccovered. Home, win
had Invested his savings in the paper
asserted ho had been robbed.
DANGER OF WAR GONE
CHINA AGREES TO MAKE FULL
REPARATION TO JAPAN.
Feeling of Relief at Toklo Over Set
tlement of Incident Fraudulent
Passport Manufactory Unearthed at
Aomorl and Several Arrests Made.
Toklo, March 11. A satisfactoiy set
tlement of the Tatsu affair bus heon
announced. China has conceded all
the Japanese demands. Site will pur
chase the arms and ammunition on
board thw Tntsu snd will hoist the
Japanese flag over the vessel. While
the flag la being rehoAsted a Chinese
warship will fire a salute. There la a
general feeling of relief In conse
quence of the settlement of the in
cident. Th uovernment ban unearthed a
fraudulent paspot iiiumifuctoty at
Aomorl, a seaport town In not them
Japan. Several arrests haie been
made, Including two police officers,
who are charged with having sold
over 300 passports to America for 31)0
The final reply from Washington re
garding the immigration quest Urn ban
greatly pleased Jnpau.
Thw government of Japan, tlndlng
that the self-imposed burden of na
tionalized rnllioads Is likely to ptove
ton beavv. is now engaged In consid
eration of tentntlvo piojccts Tor re
lieving Itself and at the mine lime
serving the double purpose or building
up the Industries of the country, pro
viding additional exports for Its sub
sidized steamship lines and increasing
its own income by the revenues de
rivable from increased production.
Tho tremendous outlay on ainiy and
navy has been and still continues to
be the point on which statesmen, poli
ticians and financiers are quarreling.
RUSSIAN PRISONS OVERCROWDED
r,...n- orintpr Stllllncis Resigns.
Washington. March 17.-Publlc
Pi inter Charles S. Stillings tendered,
bis resignation to the president an ,
it has been accepted.
Large Number of Death Sentences
Have Been Passed.
St. Petersburg. March 1U. A large
number or death sentence-, were
passed in various parts ol Russia.
Those who will suffer the death penal
ty include ten lohhers at Krcineut
(hug. four lubbers: at Kiev, thiee men
who made an attack upon tin pus.tol'
lice a) Pioskuiov, three brigands at
t.iz, a peaant'of Karkov and two po
litical prisoner at Kursk.
At Yekaterinburg, seven men were
sentenced to bo hanged and one to
imprisonment for life for nn attack
upon tho counting house connected
with n mine, Iho property of one of
tho councillors of tho empire.
M. Chtcheglovltoff, tho minister of
Justice, has asked the dttiiia for $1,
000,000 for enlargement of tho Rus
sia n prisons, which are overcrowded.
The olllclal figures show that them
have becMi an increase in the number
of prisoners of 111 per cent alnco
11)00. In January, 1908, the total num
ber was 16fl.S37 and in FVbruory, 165,-
S88, of which 13,01)0 were political
IDWKLLS ARE CONVICTED
Promoters of Cold Motor Found Guilty
of Operating Confidence Gams.
Chlcato. March 1C Benson Hidwtll
and bin son, Charles F, promoters of
the lUdwell Klectrlc company, the so
ualled "cold motor concern," wore
round guilty of operating a confidence
Reason llldwell, who Is a brother of
George and Austin llldwell who de
frauded the Ilnnk of Kngland out of
$Ji,000,000 started tho electric com
pany in WOli. Ho declared Hint he
had invented an electric motor that
would not bum out. Inventois from
all patts or the United States an
sweied these advertisements, sending
into the company $225,000, accoidlng
I to the books ot the concern.
Two Bodies Recovered.
Natchez, Miss., March H -The day
has been one of ceaseless acthlty foi
city ofsclals and the volunteers en
gaged In searching the ruins of the
Nalencv. Drug company's five-story
building, which was wrecked by an
explosion of gas. causing the death or
eight persons The remains or two or
the victims have been recoveied, that
of Cleveland haul), the ihcmlM. In
charge cu the laboratory, and Inez
Netteivllle. one of the young uoinan
employed In that department
Go Somcvhei c
California. Trip Now
Low one way Colonist rats dairy
until April .TOtb to Utah, Gili
nia, (Orogon, Washington arwi
To tho South and Onlf 7ftsort
dally untilAprll 30th.
First and third Tuesdays of wwis
month to Colorado, llig Horn
Hash), Montana, uud tho North
west. The Big Horn Bnsln
The Kreiieb method of administering
castor oil to alilng children Is eliarae
teilstle. The oil is poured into a pan
over a moderate fire, an egg broken
into it and the nilxtuie well stirred.
I The omelet thus made is erved with a
little sail. Migar or a spoonful of eiir-
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Mr I). Clem Denver, LamKtb
seohor.H' Information llurojin,
Omnhn, will personally euiduet
laiidsceker.s to thin country tlio
first and third TuesdiiyM n
April. Write Mr. I leaver foi in
I'ormntiou about very desirable,
irrigated hinds in tho Ua.sin.sub-i'-cL
to homustead under the blc
fJov.ernmont Ditch or tinder pri
vato dltehoH. 100,000 iwres of
new Uasiii laud will come under
water in 1!K)S.
Business Openina .
Wo have u list of excellent busi
ness elinnoes in now growitiR
towns on Uiirlingfon extensions;
get established early ahead of
the coming population. Write
J. P. Knw.wst's Ticket. Agent.
L. W. Wakeley, Q. P. A., Omaha, Neb.
i Notice is borutiy Kbon. tlmi under mm hy
vlitiif or hii oritur of Hnlu lusucil fruni tlnMillue
ol tJco W. ItutclilMiii. C'li-rk of the lhtrli'l
t'onrt of tins Tenth .tuillelnl DlKtrlef. within
unit for 't'l)Ktcr county. Nciiriihlm. iiu.ii n ilu
ercu In mi nttlou icmlliit; tlietiiin. Mlivrttu
Kiluurd It. C'iiwIi'hIs iihilntlir am) nqnlnvt .lohn
i). lclM.rimil llcttlo I,. YflHer uro ilefniiilniiti.
1 hluill oiler for hhIu lit imhllc wuiltir In Hit
hlh'lieht lilli)er for eiisli In hniul. in the ih1
ilour of tho court l)(iue. nt He, iMiaul, In mill
Wutihtcr-county. Nubniiku, (tlmi bniiiK lt,c
ijullilliiB wlieruln the laM ten.) of miW i-nurl
wen lioldcu). on tho :!nl day of Muroli . !.
I fun, ut t o'clock p. in. or mii I a .lay, the fuilm?
Iiik duhcrlbt'd property, towlf The Mirtth
twunlj three (2.'t) roct or tot iihiotcen (19). I
iiiocKiuiriyonB(ai) inuioclty o: mil c'luucl,
Webster county, Nebrnnkn.
Olvoni uniler my Jiutul this 1Mb Ony ut Kebrw
try. A. I. 190d.
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the eyes and the fitting of
Many people suffer from headaches which would be relieved by the
use of properly fitted spectacles. Children suffer with inflamed
eyes, sick headaches, stomach troubles and many other ailments
which are relieved by the use of spectacles. For twelve years we
have fitted spectacles in this city and our best recommendation is
tne host oi satisnea custom
ers, many of whom have tried
other optometrists without
success and have paid from
one and one-half to double our
prices before coming to us.
In frame fitting our lonfe expe-
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