Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (April 29, 1909)
C. B. HALE, Publishor
Sm OFTHE WEEK
NKW8 OP THE WORLD BOILED
DOWN FOR BUSY READERS.
HEWS FROM HOME ANDABROAD
Doings of the Dusy World Which May
Bo Read In a Few Moments, Na-
tlonal and World-wide Events
Japan !b sending largo reinforce
ments Into Manchuria,
Presiding nt Liverpool at tho an
nual meeting of tho Cunard Steamship
company, Sir "William Watson nuitlo
no attempt to minimize tho unfavor
able showing of tho last year. Ho
attributed tho dlsappcarnnco of tho
dividend to tho rato war and tho
marked decrease In tho number of
Tho long promised bill for tho dis
establishment of tho church In Wales
.was Introduced In tho houso of com
mons by Prcmlor Asqulth.
A rumor that tho ship Dlrlgo, bound
for Baltimore, had gono ashoro on tho
coast of Molokal la without founda
tion. Ex-Prosldont Amador, who has
boon 111 for tiomo months past, Is not
"expected to uurvlvo for any great
time. Ills condition Is stated to bo
Tho appointment of Haron Mon
llonchour, the Belgian minister to tho
United States, to represent his gov
ernment at Constantinople, was offi
cially gazetted Tuesday.
The state of slcga that has been
maintained nt Dntoum for tho past
thrco yearn was rnlsed, tho disorder
and anarchy that mado tho original
decree necessary having subsided.
Tho Turco-Bulgurlan protocol was
signed nt St. Petersburg.
There was another big popular
manifestation ogalust tho govern
ment In Madrid.
Tho question of Jurisdiction over
Hecato straits on tho Pacific coast of
Canada, between Queen Charlotto Isl
ands and British Columbia, Is likely
to become an active issuo within a
Tho Cuban senate passed tho house
bill authorizing tho president to sus
pend at his discretion tho export du
ties on sugar, tobacco nnd liquors.
There Is no truth In tho minora thnt
tho British cruiser Argylo had met
with an accident '
The Brazilian government has con
eluded pernmncnt arbitration trestles
during the week with tho United
States. Franco, Portugal, Spain and
Tho death Is announced of Sir Don
nld Currlo, the well known ship owner.
Ho was born In 182!".
Max Johnson, the foreman of an
English factory In St. Petersburg, was
murdered by men In his employ.
Resolutions calling on congress to
removo tho duty on wheat wore
passed by members of tho flour trade
of tho New York produco exchange.
A protest of tho La Bello Iron works
of Steubenvlllo, Ohio, against tho re
duction of rates proposed In tho houso
Bhcet steel schedule was presented to
tho henato. Tho petition Bays tho
proposed reduction might result In
serious foreign competition.
Don Marlott, a wealthy man of Kan
kakeo, Illinois, was drowned.
, Tho Canadian Pacific Is to spend
more than n million a month for tho
balance of tho year on new construc
tion. t The senate coinmitteo of tho Mis
souri legislaturo on railroads voted to
import favorably tho houso bill giving
jtho railroad commissioners authority
fto fix passenger rates.
i Tho Florida senate passed tho HI1
burn bill for submission of stato-wldo
piohlbltlon to tho voters by 21 to 7.
Stockholders of tho Now York Cen
tral railroad nt their annual mooting
re-elected tho present board of direct
ors. Tho United States cruisers Califor
nia and Tonncssoo arrived from Mag
dalena Bay where thoy havo been on
gaged In target practice, with tho
other vessels of tho Pacific fleet.
A linndsomo memorial to tho lato
Henry Chadwlck, known as "tho fath
er of baseball" was unvellod In Green
wood cemetery, Brooklyn. A number
of men prominent In tho baseball
world attended tho oxorclses.
Mark Jardlno, Rockford's Illinois la
bor mayor, was ro-olcctcd, defeating
Charles 13. Jackson, twlco mavor of
Tho eighty-third nnnual Bosslon of
tho Episcopal diocesan council of Mis
elsslppl convened In Vlcksburg with
Bishop Bratton presiding. Rev. C. B.
Crawford of Bllo.iI, preuched tho open
FIro practically destroyed tho ham
let of Juda, Wis.
. San Antonio's annual spring cam
val, In celebrntlon of tho liorolo do
f cn8o of tho Alnmo, opened with- a
magnificent floral pageant.
Tho Walker-Otis anti-botting law,
.which It Is believed will stop all rac
lug In California, went Into effect
Business men of St. Louis, Kansas
City, St. Joseph, Joplln and other clt
Icb of tho stato entered their pro
tests against statowldo prohibition.
On tho sorcnty-thlrd Joint ballot for
United States senator In Illinois, For
mer Senator HopklnB received seventy-eight
Tho Royal Arcanum of Iowa elected
V. K. Ityuart of Ottumwn, aa grand
regent and choso Ottumwa no noxt
Wllllnm Lycott well known as an
artist and especially as a China paint
er, committed sulcldo by shooting at
his homo In Atlanta.
It was authoritatively announced
that tho Houston Oil company will
soon tnko over tho Waters-Pierce
company's Toxbb property. Tho com
pany will maintain Its headquarters at
( Interesting ceremonies accompanied
tho presentation to the North Caro
lina Htipromo court of nn oil painting
of Former Chief .lustlco Henderson.
Former Judge Robert W. Winston de
livered tho address of presentation.
A stato association of laundrymen
was organized at Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
to avert Inimical legislation nnd to
fight tho manufacture of shoddy goods.
T. J. Kimball of Waterloo was chosen
Almost tho cntlro buslncB.i section
of Las Crosso, Knnsas, was destroyed
by flro. Loss, $55,000.
A cablegram was received by tho
board of foreign missions of tho M.
E. church from tho Itov. Harry Comp
ton, missionary at Quito, Ecuador, an
nouncing that ho had been attacked
by a mob nnd severely Injured.
Unfamlllarlty with tho tiso of gas
caused tho death of two Greeks at
Counsel for Charles W. Morso op
posed a motion mado by United
Stntos District Attorney Stlmson that
tho United Stntos circuit court of
appeals fix upon a dato In May to
hear arguments on Morse's appeal for
conviction. No decision wob rendered.
Threo mon were killed In a freight
wreck on tho Grand Haven road In
Tho Lltlz National bank of Lltlz, Pa.
failed. It had a paid up capital of
John A. Benson of San Francisco
pleaded not guilty to bribery In con
nection with defrauding tho govern
ment. John Wnllnco, sixty-five years of
age, was shot and killed at Now York
by his daughter, Agnes. Tho motive
Is not known.
Tho United States court of appeals
denied a rohoarlng in tho railroad rato
cases of Alabama recently decided In
favor of tho stato.
At tho quarterly meeting of tho de
scendants of tho signers of tho decla
ration of Independence about 150 now
membora woro elected.
Tho grand Jury nt Knoxvllle, Tcnn.,
returned a truo bill against tho homo
stock company of tho Ordor ot Eagles
for selling liquor.
Members of tho Bonato connnlttco
on Irrigation decided to start from
September 1 on tho commltteo's pro
posed visit to nil of tho national Irri
gation projects In tho west.
An Invitation extended by tho WnBh
ington Monument association of Alex
andria, Vn., to attend tho exorcises
Incident to tho celebration of tho
anniversary of tho first Inauguration
of (Jeorgo Washington as president on
April JO, was accepted by tho houso.
Suppression of tho "white slave"
traffic "In this country wns ono of tho
topics of chlof Interest discussed at
tho annual meeting of tho arch
bishops of tho Roman Catholic church
Captain Goorgo C. Bunnell, signal
corps, United States army, Is dying
from tho effects of a bullet wound In
flicted upon himself at Laural sanita
rium. Muryland, whero ho had gono
suffering from a nervous breakdown.
Rolnnd P. Falknor hnH accepted tho
president's tender of membership on
tho Llberlan commission. Ho will bo
chnlrman of thnt commission which
will sail Saturday for Monrovia from
Mrs. Shorman, wlfo of tho vice
president, and Mrs. Wood, a friond,
narrowly escaped sorious injury when
a runaway holso tried to Jump over
the front end of tho Shormnn motor
car. Tho machine was slightly dam
Japan will bo represented at tho
opening of tho Alaska-Yukon-Pnclflc
exposition on Juno 1 by a training
squadron of two cruisers, commanded
by Admiral IJIchl.
Senator Tillmnn of South Carolina
paid his first visit to tho Wlilto houso
In seven years nnd received a cor
dial greeting from Presldont Taft.
An American named Baskorvlllo, a
teacher In tho Presbyterian boys'
school at Tabriz, who had boon ac
cused of complicity in revolutionary
revolutionary movemonts, wan killed
In battle nccordlng to a dispatch from
Consul Doty nt Tabriz. Tho Presby
terlnn mission disavowed tho acts of
Baskorvlllo, and ho resigned from tho
Word reached tho stato dopartment
that both Holland and Franco would
soon send ministers to Caracas.
Samuel T. Stevenson, convicted of
embezzling funds ot tho Now OrloanB
typographical union, was sontenced to
four years In tho stato pcnltontlnry.
Tho saro of tho Bank of Luclcn,
Okln., was robbed and $1,000 in cur-
IVIC nml notes t0 tho amount or
Within about two wooka Asslstnnt
Sccrotary Beokmnn Wlnthrop, of tho
navy dopartment, oxpectB to Inspect
tho Norfolk navy yard.
Tho sonnto commltto on foreign re
lations ordered a favorablo report on
a now patent treaty botween tho
United Slates and Gemiany.
CAPITAL CITY NEWS
ITEMS OF INTERE8T AROUND THB
STATE HOUSE. ,,
NEWS OF THE STATE CAPITAL
Doings of the State Officials nd
Other Happenings That Are
of State-Wide Im
portance. Big Class of Farmers.
Tho seventh annual commencement
of tho University of Nebraska school
ot agrlculturo was held Friday oven
lng at Memorial hull at 8 o'clock. Tho
address wns glvon by Acting Chan
cellor Samuel Avery on tho subject
"Agrlculturo ub Related to Human
A class of seventy-throo Is grad
uating, far moro than tho usual num
ber graduating from this course
Following Is tho list of graduates:
John Albert, Jr., Wahoo, Nobr.
Ephream David Allen, Clay Center,
Dolmar Henry Ankeny, Laurol, Neb.
Edgar Trlbblo Anthony, Lincoln,
Bernhardt Herman Asondorf, Craig,
Aloxander Henry Bcckoff, Thed
Otto Richnrd Bellows, Fairmont,
Earl Wlswoll Boydston, Holdrege,
William Tarbcll Brown, Scrlbner,
Ray Herbert Camp, Republican City,
William Lawrence Capron, Bol
Felix Stephen Carpenter, Poole,
John FHIub Carso, Council Bluffs,
Martin Fredorlck Chrlstenscn, Su
John Charles Coupland, Elgin, Nob.
Warren Androw Doollttlo, North
Herbort Roscoo Dopp, Hickman,
Porter William Dysart, Eagle, Neb.
Albion Brenton Elder, Rlvcrton,
David Robert Ellis, Crolghton, Nob.
Estello May Ellison, University
Lawronco Edwin Emigh, Dawson,
Dennis Cleveland Fowler, North
Halllo Claronco French, Arlington,
Frederick Trumbull Gates, Fort
Woodson Graham, Gibbon, Neb.
Phil Louis Hall, Lincoln, Nob., 1315
Jules Luther Haumont, Elton, Nob.
Eraorson Walter Holm, Dawson,
Mario Dorthca Hennles, Adams,
Ernest Herman. Hermlnghaus, Lin
coln, BOG So. 10th, Nob.
Franz Hofmoyor, Republican, City,
Paul Carry Hunter, Raymond, Nob.
Charles Wohstcr Hutchlns, Weep
ing Water, Nob.
Agnos Anna Ishnm, Buffalo Gap,
Harry Herbert Johnson, Lyons,
Max Wallaco .Tunkln, Lincoln, 1945
Russcl Joseph Junkln, Lincoln, 1945
Ira Nelson Kindlg, Holmosvlllo,
Alfred Frank William Kraxborgor,
Josoph Benjamin Kuska, Ohlowa,
Albert Leo Lamp, Inland, Nob.
Charles William LawBon, Santce,
Otto Hugo Llobers, MIndon, Neb.
Rudolph Henry Lucbs, Wood Rlvor,
Loroy Philip McArdlo, Washington,
Archie Donaldson MIddloton, Goth
ThomaB Wesley Mosoly, Lincoln,
1C20 E, Nob.
Clnrenco James Nelson, Pilgor, Nob.
William Mathlas Oils. Ord. Nob.
Ray Allon Parmontcr, Kenesaw,
Orcn Malcolm Pollard. Nnhnwltn.
John Lyman Pry. Loup City, Neb.
Robert Dolaflcld Rnnds, Lognn, Nob.
Nool Nicholson Rhodes, Crolghton,
Charles Roen Rlchoy, 4701 No. 24th
Goorgo Edgar Ritchie, Rising City,
Loron Cleveland Robertson, Iota, la.
Rav Rosonbaum. Kcnnnrd, Neb.
Rnlnh Stnnloy Saul, Superior, Nob.
Wllllnm Charles Schutle, Elgin, Neb.
Oscar Warner Sjogren, Punk, Nob.
John Pryso Thompson, Grand Is
Claudo Jones Tipton. Seward. Nob.
John Vnnsklvor. Davenport. Neb.
LIslo Loren Wnlt. Colprldeo, Nob,
George Allen White. St. Paul Neb.
Walter Edwnrd Wilcox, Arborvllle,
Robert Lorlng Williams, University
Pin co. Neb. I
Oscar Raymond Yeaklc, Fairbury.
Irving Snoll Young, Hnvolook, Nob.
New Rates Authorized.
It appearing to tho stato railway
commission thnt nn emergency exists
tho Burlington Railroad company nnd
tho M. & O. Railroad company havo
been nuthorlzed to publish a rato of
25 conts a hundred on whisky and nl
cohol In less than car load lots, from
South Sioux City, Neb., to Omaha.
Tho formor rato was 37 l-2o n hun
dred. Tho nnturo of tho omorgoncy
nt Omahn, asido from tho prospect of
daylight saloons, is not mndo public,
but tho rato goes Into effect immo-dlatoly
National Guard Changes.
Tho election of Captain George H.
Holdoman to bo major In tho First
regiment, and tho re-election of Ma
jors Herbert J. Paul and Walter F.
Sammons to be majors and Captain'
Otis M. Newman to bo major In tho
Second regiment, Nebraska national
guard, havo been approved by Adju
tant General John C. Hartigan, by 'or
der of tho governor. Tho .new officers
will rank as follows: Major Paul from
February 10, 190G; Major SammonB
from February 20, 190G; Major Now
man from February 10, 1906; Major
Holdoman from February 16, 1909.
Tho following regimental and bat
talion staff appointments nro ap
proved: Charles A. Bull, to bo cap
tain and adjutant; Captain Lon C.
Kcstcrson, to bo quartermaster; Cap
tain ThomaB A. DcNoon to bo com
missary; Rov. Henry HarrlB to bo
captain und chaplain.
Battalion staff of Major Paul: Lieu
tenant Jack Beason to bo battalion
adjutant; Lloutenant Addison E. Cady
to bo battalion quartcrmnBtcr.
Battalion staff of Major Sammons:
Lieutenant John P. Madgett to bo bat
talion adjutant; Lieutenant Harry
Schmidt to bo battalion quartermas
ter. Battalion Btaff of Major Nowman:
Lieutenant Myrl T. Mather to bo bat
talion adjutant; Lieutenant Edwin II.
Mullownoy to bo battalion quarter
master. Battalion staff of Major Holdoman:
Sergeant Dalo M. McDonald to bo first
lieutenant nnd battalion adjutant;
Lieutenant Clarenco G. Grimm to bo
Tho appointment of Colonel Conrad
E. Spcns of Omaha on tho staff of
Governor Shallenberger, to rank from
January 7 Is announced In general or
dor No. 9. Tho honorablo discharge
of Captain Brad P. Cook of Lincoln
assistant quartermaster, took effect
March 30. Tho order announcing his
discharge says: "Tho commander-in-chief
takes this opportunity to ex
press his appreciation of tho valuable
services of Captain Cook."
Tho election of officers of Com
pany II, Second regiment, nt Aurora,
has been approved. Captain James
M. Woodward was elected in place of
Captain O. N. Nowman, who was pro
moted to major, First Lieutenant Roy
C. Shankland In place of Lieutenant
Mather, appointed battalion ndjutant.
Albert C. Dahl was elected second
Invests State Funds.
Stato Treasurer Brian has received
$81,51)0 of county and municipal bonds
which havo been bought by tho Btate
as an investment for tho school funds
of the Btate. Tho municipal bonds are
bought under an act of tho last legis
lature which added such bonds to tho
list already authorized, which includes
Etato securities, United States and
bonds of other states, bond of coun
ties in Nebraska and bonds of school
districts in Nebraska. Tho newly re
ceived bonds aro as follows: School
district No. 1, Dawson county, $10,
000; village of Drosher, $12,000; town
of Wahoo, $34,000; Rock county
bonds, $5,000; Beaver City bonds,
In Memory of Dr. Canfleld.
Ono of tho most Impressive and
beautiful convocations of tho school
year was tho "In momorlam" for tho
lato Dr. James E. Canfleld, chancellor
of tho University of Nebraska from
1891 to 1895, at Momorlnl hall at 11
o'clock Friday morning.
"Andanto" wns rendered by tho
stringed quartet and organ, followed
by a prayer by Chancellor Avery and
tho responslvo reading. Prof. Cald
well, as tho representative of tho
alumni and tho faculty, oulogtzod Dr.
Canfleld briefly as a man of action,
ono who was a perfect dynamo for
work, and who accomplished results.
Dr. F. M. Fling spoko as the repre
Bontativo of tho faculty. In his opin
ion, tho work done by Dr. Canfleld
had not been fully appreciated by tho
people. Victor Rosowater, represent
ing tho board of regents, told a num
ber ot incidents showing tho human
sldo of tho man.
The Budget for the University.
A total budget approximating $581,
000 for the University of Nebraska
during tho year 1909-10 waB made up
by tho board of regents nt Its session
which concluded Friday forenoon. Of
this sum, $362,102.50 will bo applied
to tho payment of salaries. $164,864
to current oxpenses nnd maintenance,
$50,000 to comploto and equip tho en
gineering building and $3,275 to pur
chaso a four-ncro tract of land ad
jacent to tho stato farm.
In tho salaries total, $249,357.50 will
como out of stato funds and $112,805
from other Bources, chiefly tho UnltecJ
Lincoln Telephono Report.
Tho Lincoln Tolephono company has
filed Its statement of revenues of tho
Lincoln oxchnngo in Mnrch. Tho to
tal for Instruments connected with
tho oxchnngo was $12,402.41, of which
$184.67 was for tho govornmen't and
stato telephones, while $288.10 Is
charged off for discontinuance and no
service bills nnd $1,160 for farm lines
nnd telephones not In tho city, leav
ing a balanco of $10,829.65. To this
sum is ndded $1,553.90 for calls and
tollB, making tho total chargeable
with occupation tax $12,383.54. Tho
lax amounts to $247,54.
Want National Aid.
Tho railway commission has asked
tho Interstate coinmorco commission
for permission to co-opernto with that
body when it values tho physical prop
erty of railroads in tho Spokane rato
case, a caso that Involves tho Union
Pnclllc, tho Great Northern, Northern
Pacific and tho Burlington roads.
Tho Nebraska commission is soon to
begin tho work of valuing tho Unton
Pnclflc and Burlington proporty in Ne
braska, and It It can co-opcrnto with
tho lutcrstnto commission It may bo
able to Bavo some $40,000 set soldo
for that purpose.
SULTAN'S TROOPS RE8IST DUT
THOUSAND DEADAND WOUNDED
Fato of Abdul Hamld Uncertain but
He will Probably be Left a Nom
inal Ruler Pasha Wants No
Tho constitutional forces wcro In
complete control of Constantinople
Tho sultan is practically a prisoner
In tho YIdlltz palaco. His formal sub
mission has not yet boon given, but ho
and the troops with him aro at tho
mercy of the nrmy of occupation.
Mnbmoud Schefkct Pasha, tho com
mander in chief of tho invading forces,
desires to finish tho work without fur
thor bloodshed. Ho Is In negotiation
with tho sultan's representatives and
has extended the period of grace, with
in which the sultan must mako his
What disposition will bo made of
tho ruler of tho empire when ho Is In
the hands of tho constitutionalist! is
unknown to tho embassies, although
tho opinion is held In authoritative
quartors that ho will continuo as tho
nominal constitutional executive, with
tho officials of this household, largely
responsible to tho cabinet, who In
turn will bo responsible to parliment.
Heavy rifle firing Bhortly after 5
o'clock Saturday morning, mingled
with tho occasional rattle of artillery
from tho heights surrounding Ylldklz
Kiosk marked tho culmination of the
expected clash between tho troops of
tho Constantinople garrison and tho
army ot Investment, which began Its
advance on the city Friday afternoon.
Tho fighting started in the south
west part of Pera, near Ylldiz Kiosk,
botween tho troops under General
Mahmoud Shefket, commanding tho
army of Investment, and part of those
loyal to tho slultan.
Detachments of military cadets,
commanded by officers of tho consti
tutionalists, are protecting tho foreign
embassies and ovcry posslblo measure
has been tnkon to prevent distur
bances In tho city. Enver Bey, ono of
tho young Turk leaders, has sent a
company of Infantry to guard each le
gation. General Schefkot, commanding the
constitutional army, began it) occupy
Constantinople nt dawn. Word came
from tho city at midnight that ttib long
expected entry hnd been made, but
peoplo nevertheless went to bed skep
tical, only to bo awakened In tho Pera
quarter by tho sound ot nrtillery and
tho ragged crash of rlflo flro In tho di
rection of Ylldiz Kiosk.
A battalion of tho sultan's house
hold guard occupied Tasch Klschla
barracks about 800 Btrong and wns re
Blstlng tho advance of tho Investing
army. Expecting an attack the guards
woro deployed outside tho barracks
when an officer from Gcnernl Schefkct
demnnded that thoy surrender but
thoy refused. Within a mlnuto after
tho representative from tho constitu
tionalists returned tho firing began.
Tho Investment forces brought Into ac
tion ono battery of field guns and one
battery of machine guns, as waB
Judged from tho sound of the firing
enrly In tho morning.
At tho Tasch Kischla barracks the
sultan's mon were roturning tho rifle
flro steadily. Presently tho loyal
troops occupied tho military school
near by and fired on tho advances
whilo a considerable reinforcement
from tho Ylldiz Kiosh barracks Joined
tho troops nt Hasch Klschla, whom
the Salonkl Chnussours accused of
betraying tho constitutional causf
wcro defending themselves. Tho flrr
was concentrated on the barracks of
tho Chnussours. and they wero shown
Httlo quarter. Thoy put up a splendid
fight and many of them wero killed
By 10:30 In tho morning tho Tasci
Kischla barracks wero half destroyed
by tho shell flro, whoreupon tho firr
generally slackened. Ylldiz Kiosh nlso
hnd been subject to n shell fire.
In splto of tho surrender of tho YIl
diz garrison, where tho whito flng had
been hoisted, another detachment. of
tho sultnn'8 bodyguard quartered In
tho Tophanch barrncqs, continued p
stubborn reslstnnco for snnio tlnm
longer. Thoy barricaded UkjiubpIvp
In a mosquo but wcro finally over
As Boon as it was definitely knowr
that tho fighting wns at nn end tbr'
streets of tho city becanio thronged
with peonlo engor to get tho lates
news. Pickets from tho corpn under
tho commnnd of NInzl Boy, hero o'
tho revolt nt Rcsna last Julv, entore''
Pera at 1030 and woro loudly cheered
by tho ,ncflplo.
Ambassador Lelshnman sent the
party of sixty American tourists to r
Btonmcr nbout to leavo Constnntlnnplf
under tho protection of a guard or
soldiers rjppllcd him by tho loci'
command. Tho ambassador then vIf
Itod tho leading hotels whero Amorl
cans wero stopping to reassure thorn
that their part of tho city was secure
nnd that they wero In no danger.
Peter F. Collier Dies of Apoplexy.
Poter F. Collier, founder and pub
lisher of Collier's Weekly, died sud
denly Saturday of npoploxy at the Rid
ing club In Now York.
Poter F. Collier was tho founder,
chief owner nnd editor of Collier's
Wookly. In this ho was associated
with his only son, Robort J. Collier,
who with tho widow survive him. Ho
enmo to Now York moro than thirty
years ngo, whero ho started tho pub
lishing hoiiBo nnd amassed a largo for
tune In tho subscription book business
and by publishing periodicals.
State News and Notes In Condensed
Four applications for llccnso to sell
liquor tho coming year havo been filed
with tho city clork at Wahoo.
Tho erection ot tho German college
at Sterling has commenced. Mr. Dal
las from Auburn has tho contract
Thcro aro many cases of measles
among tho children of Fullcrton, but
up to the present tlmo nono aro sor
Tho Wnyno commercial club hold
tho most successful banquet in tho his
tory of tho organization at Odd Fel
McCook's new thoatro will open In
tho early fall, with L. W. McConnoll
aa manager. It will bo unequalcd this
sldo of Lincoln.
Red Willow county 1b now In tho
cnviablo position of having but ono
pauper, no prisoners and no criminal
cases on tho docket.
District court opened at Valentino
Monday with Judgo Westovor presid
ing. There are fifty-six cases on tho
docket, eight of which aro criminal
Alfred Anton, a well known young
farmer of Cedar Bluffs, committed buI- 1
cldo at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon by
putting two bullets in his brain with
a revolver. a-4
There is liable to bo a peculiar sort i5
of Ico fovor on In Auburn, as Bovoral s
new firms with their wagons aro out
aftor tin trado. Ico is to sell at 10
cents per bushel.
Delegates from tho Fairbury O. A.
R. post who will attend tho Btato en
campment at York next month will
mako an effort to bring tho 1910 en
campment to Fairbury.
Fire Friday morning destroyed tho
Miller and O'Gorman furniture houses
at Grand Island and Frank Miller,
senior member of the'flrm, perished In
tho basement of the building.
L. P. Alvord camo to Auburn from
Glen Rock to securo a warrant for
tho arrest of ex-Postmaster Wilson of
that place, who, he charged, drew a
revolver and threatened to Bboot Al
vord. Tho McCook Commercial club ex
pects to occupy Its elegant now quar
ters In tho Masonic templo and the
ater block, early In July, with a ban
quet, Bmoker and othor embellish
ments bb a house warmer.
A new" era In bridge building was in
augurated in Merrick county when tho
board of supervisors at Its session
last week ordered In soveral now
bridges In different parts of tho coun
ty and specified that all of them wcro
to bo built of steel.
Tho question of a largo modern ho
ici ior Aurora is Doing agitated nyj
number of men who hopo to erect
such a building soon. Plans have been
received and If enough capital can be
Interested, Aurora will Boon have a
second good hotel.
County Superintendent Elbrlght an
nounces that tho eighth grade com
mencement exercises of Lincoln coun
ty schools will bo held at North Platto
May 28. About two hundred pupils ot
tho rural schools havo successfully
taken tho examination.
If tho city council of Aurora passes
an ordlnanco guaranteeing that side
walks will reach all ovor tho city,
that tho business houses and resi
dences will all bo numborcd, tho
streets properly lighted, and named
and numbered. Aurora will soon have
Tho twenty-fifth annlvorsary of tho
founding of Fremont ocllego will como
in Juno nnd already preparations havo
been commonced to glvo tho ovont a.
notable observance. Tho celebration
will bo conducted undor tho auspices
of tho Fremont Commcrcllal club and
tho annual Commercial club banquet
may bo hold In connection with It.
Drainage district No. 2 was created
at a recent meeting of tho district
court of Richardson county. Tho now
district comprises some 6,000 acres of
fortilo land lying along tho valley of
tho Nemaha river, connecting with
district No. 1 which extends to tho
Missouri river nnd running from
thonco westward to the Pawnco coun
Tho barber shop at Loshara, belong
ing to W. Williams was wrecked
about 8:30 o'clock Thursday ovcnlng
by tho explosion of a gasollno lamn.
i no iront part of tho building, a snm:
rramo ono, waB almost totally wrecked
a holo being blown through tho coll
ing nnd the windows broken out Tho
damago Is estimated at about $100.
Tho barber shop Is conducted by Roy
Sampson, who with his family was in
tho back room of tho building wlien
tho explosion occurrod. Nono of tho
family was hurt.
Tho Independent Publishing com
pany of Grand Island will shortly be
gin construction on a now building a
homo of its own, on a sito opposite tho
now postofTIco building, 44x132 feet
Frod Heddlo, who was tho ownor of
tho paper up to ten years ngo, housed
tho Bamo In tho basement of tho busi
ness block owned by him. When ho
sold tho pnper rental arrangements
wore mado for tho same place. Tho
room has becomo limited. Besides tho
now building ubout $15,000 will bo in
vested In other Improvomonts.
Gcorgo Snoko, a young farmer from
west of Humboldt, was thrown from a
disc harrow by a runaway team or four
horseB Saturday and had a narrow os
capo from serious Injury. Fortunately
ho fell to ono sldo of tho knives, hence
did not Buffer Injury. Tho team was
also stopped beforo thoy did any par
Excavation work is nbout completed
for tho new building of tho stato bank
at Ravenna. Tho now building will bo
25x100 feet two storlos nnd a base
meut and Is to bo constructed of flro
proof raatorlal throughout
Powered by Open ONI