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RED CLOUD, - NEBR
RECORD OF MOST IMPORTANT
EVENT8 TOLD IN BRIEFEST
AT HOME AND ABROAD
Happenings That Are Making History
Information Gathered from All
Quarters of tho Globe and
Given In a Few Lines.
A hjhtJmI dispatch fiom Salonlkl
Buys that Sultan Abdul Hnmld has
handed tin' authorities there n check
for $5,000,000 which will ho devoted
to the needs of the second and third
army corps. Ahdul Humid wished
$:!00.000 of this amount to bo devoted
to purchase the vlllaya where he re
sides, but tho request wan refused on
the ground that as the nation's prison
er ho cannot own property.
The correctional court of Audi flno.J
Archbishop Hlcnrd $100 for making
public a pastoral letter in which he
denounced Kcculnr education a? antl
Christina and nntl-pntrintlc. Six
priests of the diocese also were ''.ned
$'.() each for complicity with tho arch
bishop, The eccloslasts refused to
pay and tho court ruled that If they
did not comply with Its orders thoy
would be Imprisoned for tho minimum
Count Zeppelin Intends to make nn
effort to n.ich the north pole In !.s
nlrshlp. The emperor accepted pro
tectorship over tho undertaking, after
listening to n report on tho subject
recently at Kiel by Prof. II. Hcrgosoll
of the University of Strnsburg. The
plan embraces a thorough exploration
of tho polar regions by means of a
Zeppelin airship, before undertaking
to reach the polo. A craft of special
strungth will be built for tho purpose,
and tho expedition will bo fitted out
under tho management of Count Zep
Tho strike of tho amalgamated as
sociation of Iron, steel and tin work
ers, as a result of the "open shop"
order is effective in practically all of
tho union mills of the American Shoot
and Tin Plato company.
Kentucky now has hut twenty-four
counties in all parts of which liquor
can he sold.
It is practically certain that tho
Rock Island railroad has secured an
option on the properties of the New
Mexico Central, which has a lino from
Torrmce, on the El Paso & South
western, to Santa Fo. and is building
nn extension to Albuquerque, and to
the rich I lagan coal Holds In the San
Harvard defeated Yale in tho an
nual 'varsity boat race on tho Thames
The New York police think It Is only
a question of tlmo until I.eon Ling, the
Chinese murderer, will be caught.
C. S. Paine of Lincoln was elected
secretary and treasurer of the Missis
sippi Valley Historical association
which met at St. I.ouls last week.
A temporary Injunction, enjoining
the governor of Nebraska and tho
other defendants named in the bank
guaranty case, has been issued and
restrains them from enforcing any of
the provisions or the bank guaranty
Tho Holllday state-wide prohibition
law went Into effect in Tennessee, .Inly
The Alpha-Portland Cement com
pany announced a ten per cent In
crease in the wages of Its 1.000 labor
ing men. The company says the ad
ditional pay is granted in considera
tion of the high cost of living.
Application was mado by District
Attorney Lamb for a perpetual Injunc
tion restraining tho Standard Oil com
pany from operating in Mississippi and
seeking to collect $11,000,000 penal
ties for the alleged violation of the
C. B. Oiilst, a wealthy retired farmer
of Wichita. K'as., was found dead un
der a culvert live miles from Burton.
Joseph H. Brown wns Inaugurated
governor of (ieorgia at noon Saturday.
After the lapse of eight months,
digging was resumed on the Gunnoss
farm in order that It might be settled
positively whether or not anv more
victims of Mrs. Wn ounnoss lav
hurled In the private burial ground
fiom which ten bodies wore taken.
Former President Charles V. KUot
of Harvaid University, has been elect
ed president emeritus of the Institu-
Tho Nebraska Securities company
has been organized for tho purpose of
taking over and financing tho Omaha
Independent Telephone company.
, Governor Stubbs sonod not'lco on
tho directors of the Topcka club that
ho will cancel his mombershlp unless
the plan of keeping liquor at tho club
Mrs. Albert Pulitzer, wife of tho
well known journalist, died In New
Two men In n black automobile
robbed tho postofllco at Winona. 111.,
of $1!00 In currency and about $800
worth of stumps. The Interior of the
postofllco was wrecked.
The new Carnoglo sclonco building
at Doano college, Crete, Neb., Is to
bo dedicated Tuesday.
Two negroes were killed nnd flvo
others wounded at Klplcy, Okla., over
a crap game.
The report of the natlonnl cotton
glnnera' association gives tho cotton
average up to Juno 21, as 75.0.
The collection of a fund of $5,000
has been begun by Omaha saloon men
to test tho validity of the 8 o'clock
A collection of COO rare coins was
stolen from tho Utlca (N. Y.) public
Joseph llertticcl, alleged black hand
slayer, was sentenced to twenty
years In tho penitentiary at Chicago.
Mrs. Howard Gould was granted a
divorce and $30,000 yearly alimony
by a New York court.
It Is now thought that Leon Ling
Is on a steamer bound for San Fran
cisco. Charles R. Richardson, of Pittsburg,
a broker convicted of conspiracy In
connection with the alleged attempts
of Chnrles S. Cameron, president of
the Tube City railroad, to bribe Coun
cilman W. A. Martin, was sentenced
to servo one year and three months
in tho western penitentiary
John Qulncy Adams Ward, tho old
est living American sculptor, entered
upon his eightieth year Tuesday, and
was kept busy receiving congratula
tions from many friends and admirers.
Mr. Ward Is reported to bo In much
better health than ho was a year ngo.
Governor Hoke Smith of Georgia
suspended from olllco Chairman D.
G. McLondon of tho state railroad
commission bee mso of McLendon'n
recent decision refusing to order tho
railroads to reduce rates betweon
Savannah and Atlanta.
W. II. Haskell, warden of tho
Kansas ponltentlary, forwarded his
resignation to Governor Stubbs. Tho
resignation takes effect July 1. No
reason Is given. Mr. Haskell's
fourth year as warden would have
expired September 1.
Two baby antelopes, sent by ex-pros-Ident
Roosovelt to his daughter, Mrs.
Nicholas Longworth were brought
on tho steamer Vadorland, arriving
from Antwerp nnd Dover.
William J. Bryan, Jr., nnd Miss
Helen Virginia Berger were married
at Grand Lake, Colo,, Thursday.
Rear Admiral William F. Potter,
who commanded the fourth division
of the Atlnntle Hoot on its voyage
around the world, became chief of tho
burenu of navigation, relieving Rear
Admiral John E. Plllsbury, retired.
About 2,000 employes of the bureau
of engraving nnd printing were shift
ed from tho monthly payroll to tho
per diem basis. This was done by
Secretary of the Treasury MacVeagli
and Director Ralph, with a view to
placing the bureau on what they be
lieve will prove to be a moro strictly
business system by tho order.
Tho new copyright law marks a
'llstlnot advance In copyright legisla
tion in the United States. One of tho
most interesting changes from the old
law is that which affords copyright
protection for subject matter prepared
for oral delivery, such as lectures,
sermons and addresses. Ileretoforo
printing hns been necessary boforo
copyright protection could be ob
tained. Tho new law nlso expressly
provides that copyright control shall
extend to perforated music, phono
graph records and similar mechanical
Tho president sent to tho senato
the nomination of Samuel 0. Morti
mer to bo receiver of public moneys
at Bellefourcho. S. D.
The comptroller of tho currency au
thorized tho following national hank
to begin business: city Natlonnl bank
of Omaha, capital $200,000; John F.
Flack, president; J. A. Sutherland,
vice-president; W. S. Hlllls cashier.
Preliminary work already has begun
at Panama on tho locks of the Isth
minimi canal. By tho end of tho sum
mer construction In force will com
mence on these important adjuncts for
the great waterway.
Following full discussion by tho
general board of tho navy of tho ques
tion of the establishment of a per
manent naval base In tho Philippines.
Secietnry Meyer soon will take up
the issue with President Taft for final
decision. The permanent location, It
Is believed, rests between Manila and
Senator Brown, or Nebraska, has
succeeded in having paper and wood
pulp put on tho free list In the now
Conferees on the census bill wero
in session but did not come to n full
agreemont or the differences on tho
bill. The only question which re
mains to bo settled Is in connection
with tho gathering or statistics In tho
turpentine districts or tho south,
There is n strong probability that
President Taft will find It necessary
to postpono until next year tho Alaska
tour which he had been planning for
next August and September.
The excess of government disburse
ments over receipts for tho fiscal year
to dato Is $113,173,000.
Wrlglit brothers announce that tho
tlrst aeroplane to be sold In America
has been contracted for by tho son of
tho late Russel A. Alger, at a price
Owing to a hlgli wind tho Wright
brothers did not make their expected
aeroplane, lllght Monday.
DON'T HURT FARMER
PRODUCERS ARE IMMUNE FROM
HAPPENINGS OVER THE STATE
What Is Going on Here and There
That Is of Interest to the Read
ers Throughout Ne
braska. TTastlngs, Neb. -Officers of the win
tor wheat growers' branch of the
American society of equity, whose
headquarters for the Btato of Ne
braska, Kansas and Oklahoma are lo
cated hero, declaro thnt tho decision
of tho federal court in Knnsas City, Im
posing a penalty for tho organization
of a llvo stock pool, will not affect the
wheat pool which they have promoted
"Fanners nre Immune from prosecu
tion under tho anti-trust law because
thoy are actual producers," said Na
tional Director Davis. "Tho differ-
enco betweon tho live stock pool and
tho wheat pool Is that the live stock
pool was mado by comm'sslon men or
brokers while the wheat pool Is ex
clusively the work of producers. There
Is a decision by tho supreme court of
tho United States declaring expressly
that farmers may pool their own pro
ducts." Tho pennlty Imposed on the Kansas
City organization Is $58,000.
Fall From Horse Is Fatal.
Chadron, Neb. Whllo riding his
horse on his ranch near here, Prof.
S. F. Wright was thrown to the
ground with much force and died from
tho result of his Injuries.
Professor Wright wns driving some
cnttle when tho accident occurred.
His horso shied and threw him over
a gate. He fell on his head and broke
his neck. He did not regain con
sciousness and died six hours later.
Professor Wright was formerly prin
cipal of tho Kansas City schools for
several years. Ho had recently pur
chased tho ranch. A wlfo and two
children survive him.
Tho body has been tnken to Bod
ford, In., where relatives of tho de
ceased live, for burial. It was accom
panied from hero by Dr. Pay ton, a
brother of Mrs. Wright.
Men Fall From a Steeple.
Central City, Neb. To fall from a
church steeple and suffer a broken
leg throe days after his wedding, wns
tho misrortuno that foil to Fred Cum
nilngs ntHordvlllo, Tuesday afternoon.
Cummlngs and an assistant wore
painting tho steeple of tho Swedish
church, when the scaffold supporting
them gave way. They fell fifty feet
to tho ground. Cummlngs suffered a
very sovero fracture of tho leg, nnd
was taken to his homo In Polk. Mr.
Mlldcrbach, his assistant, wns injured
intcrnully nnd was cared for in Hord
ville. His Injuries may prove to bo
of a serious nature.
Drowns In Platte River.
Shelton, Neb. In company with
sovoral other employes from the lower
Melsner ranch nenr hero, Milt O'Nell
was drowned in tho Platte river Tues
day morning. Ho was In tho river
bathing, nnd wns saved onco from go
ing down in a deep hole. Ho again
went into deep water and snnk. His
companions have sourchod all day In
vain for his body. He was twenty-six
yonrs old and unmarried. Ho camo
from Chicago about threo months ngo.
Kills Self in a Cellar.
Crete, Neb. J. W. Scdalcek, a mnr
bio cutter of this city, shot and killed
himself sometime between Suudny
night nnd Monday morning. Tho body
was found in tho collar of his house
by his wife. Death was Instanteous
and financial troubles aro given as the
reason for his suicide. Tho deceased
was a member of tho local 55. C. B.
Aged Man Found Dead,
Hard, Neb. Hiram Cramer, the
senior membor of tho firm of II. Cram
er & Sons, wns found dead, lying on
his fnco in his back yard Tuesday
morning between ten and eleven. lie
felt as well as usual In tho early morn
ing and hnd helped put out tho family
washing. Ho was sovonty-soven years
old. Ho camo to Nebraska in 1S90
Introduce Sliding Scale.
Fremont, Neb. Tho city council at
Its regular monthly meeting Tuesday
night passed a water ordinance pro
viding a sliding scale. Under tho or
dinance tho consumer of over 200,000
gallons a quarter gets a rato of eight
cents, whorens tho smal consumer of
less than 50,000 gallons pays fifteen
cents for tho samo service.
Farmer Murdered In Bed.
Lodge Polo. Neb, Antono Kruplts
la, living southeast of hero, was mys
teriously murdered In his bed Wed
nesday night. Friends havo no clue
as to who did tho shooting.
Fairfield to Have Plant.
Fairfield, Neb. Everybody in Fair
field woro on tho street Tuesday night
celebrating tho success of tho eloc
tlon held to bond tho city for tho pur
pose of installing a system of water
works and electric light plant. Out
of 245 votes cast, 20S woro for tho
bonds. Tho city lias awakened from
n slumber of mnny years and tho pros
poets or its futuro is unusually bright.
A commercial club was organized a
short time ago, and is doing good
work for the advancement of the town.
State News and Notes In Condensed
Tho Fremont postofllco hns been
granted an additional clerk and Cnrl
Byroth hns gone to work in that ca
pacity. Forty-two marriage license wore Is
sued In Juno by the Dodge county
Judge. This is the record for any
month in tho history of the office.
A new stnto hank was organized In
David City, to bo known as tho Butler
county state bank. Tho capital is $35,
000, which Is fully paid-up.
The Midwest Life of Lincoln wnnts
a local agent to represent It in every
town in Nobraskn. For particulars
write the company. It pays good
Whllo working nround a threshing
machine nt Dlller, Delbert Monasmith
had a linger so badly smashed in a
gearing that amputation was neces
sary. Thomas Cole and his wife, pioneer
settlers of Nebraska City, wero thrown
out of their buggy on their way homo
and both seriously injured, it la feared
that Mrs. Cole is fatally hurt.
D. M. McEllilnnoy, former mayor of
Hastings and pioneer settler was
stricken with paralysis in Santa Cruz,
Cal. His condition Is critical and his
son has been called to the bed side.
Owners of camp grounds on the
Platte and Elkhorn rhers, near Fre
mont have formed nn association for
their own protection. A fund Is to be
maintained for tho purpose of prose
Work on the excavation for tho new
government building at Kearney has
been started. The Northwestern Con
struction company has the contract
for tho building. It is to bo finished
by the last of May next year.
Charles D. Dcnsmore, formerly of
Wymore, died Sunday at his homo in
Oketo, Kan. Mr. Dcnsmore was one
of tho oldest residents of Wymore.
He was at one time employed as a
llreman on the Burlington.
The oftico of the Grand Islnnd steam
laundry was burglarized and eighteen
dollnrs In cash were obtained. The
thieves tried unsuccessfully to get In
to the Inner cash box of the safe and
thus missed obtaining $300 more.
A number of sninll whirlwinds,
formed into a tornado southeast of
Beaver City Friday evening and raged
over a territory of two miles wide
and thlrty-flvo miles long, extending
from Beaver City to Woodruff, Kans.
Dr. Mark Davis, a pioneer resident
or Beatrice celebrated his nlnetyllfth
birthday annlversnry Saturday. Ho
has been in reeble health for the last
two years, but was able to entertain
several of his friends on his anniver
sary. Frank Trailer, tho nine-year old son
of John Trailer, of Beatrice was shot
under the right car by Deo Hardin
while the two boys wero playing with
a pistol shooting blank catridges. It
Is not expected that tho wound wilt
prove serious, although tho services
of a physician woro necessary.
On the 2Gth day of April, 1900, Tho
Midwest Life was authorized by tho
Insurance department of this stato to
do a general life insurance business
on the level premium, legal reserve
plan. Tho stockholders nre Nebraska
people, associated together to insure
Nebraska people, and thereby to keep
within Nebraska the premiums paid
for their insurance. Tho business
methods of The Midwest Life are clean.
It sells and always has sold life in
surance ns life insurance. Homo of
fice 1007 "O' street, Lincoln. N. Z.
Snell, president. Write for an agency.
Seth, the llftecn-year-old son of Mrs.
J. Magloy, living fifteen miles north
of Mead, went to tho barn Monday
morning to harness a team of mules,
preparatory to a day's work In tho
Hold. About half nn hour artorwards
the boy was found between tho mules
and tho side of the barn. Medical aid
was summoned nnd after examination
It wns found that his Injuries consisted
of six kicks.
Tho recent rulings of tho Nebras
ka insurance department, through tho
auditor of public accounts, tho Hon.
S. R. Barton, did not nffect Tho Mid
west Life, In tho slightest degree. It
had novor used "estimates"; sold
"special" or "board contracts"; plnced
misleading "statements" on tho fnco
of its policies or elsewhere, as to how
or In what manner Its policies woro se
cured; or, sold "stock, bonds or se
curities' of any insurance or agency
company as an Inducement to tnko
llfo insuranco with it. Tho rulings
against such practices aro in harmony
with tho position publicly taken by
Tho Midwest Life ever since Its or
ganization. Homo olllco 1007 "O"
street, Lincoln. N. Z. Snell. presi
dent. Write for nn agency.
Dulrng a thunder storm Frldny,
lightning struck Ed Whachter's resi
dence In North Mndlson, tearing off a
portion of tho roof and some of tho
plnsterlng. Fortunntoly no ono wns
nenr enough to bo hurt.
A gnln of $1,083,000 over last year
1b shown by tho returned 'list of tho
assossment of Adama county. Tho
entlro nniount this yenr is shown to
bo slightly over $2S,000,000.
Tho carriers of tho rural mall routes
of Cuming county hnve Just mado a
showing of their work during tho past
three months. Tho number of pieces
of mnll collected was 14,097, and tho
number delivered by them was 138,100,
making a total of 152,800 different
pieces of mall matter handled. Tho
county Is completely covered by tho
rural mall service.
PUTS ONJHE TAX
SENATE VOTES FOR THE CORPO
THE FINAL VOTE WAS 60 TO II
Aldrich Back in Charge of the Bill,
and Hhlngs Move With Accus
tomed Regularity Doubt
Washington. The corporation tax
amendment, suggested by President
Tnft, drawn by Attorney General
Wlckcrsham and piesented to tho
senate by Mr. Aldrich, chairman of
tho committee on linanco, is an inte
gral part or tho tariff bill as that bill
After much tribulation the senate
reached a vote on tho proposition
shortly before adjourning nt 7 o'clock
Friday evening, and tho amendment
was agreed to by the large vote of GO
to 11. With all modifying amend
ments disposed of, many democrats
voted with most of the republicans
for the amendment. Only threo demo
crats voted ugalnst the provision on
the final vote, but some refrained
from voting at all.
The test vote was on the substitu
tion of the corporation tax amendment
for the income tax provision, and on
that vote forty-five senators cast their
ballots In the affirmative and thirty
one In the negative. On this ballot
all the democratic votes were cast in
favor of the income tax which also re
ceived the support of a number of tho
Insurgent republicans. Tho income
tax question disposed of, the senate
Saturday will enter upon the adminis
trative features of the tariff bill, prob
ably taking up tho maximum and mini'
mum rato provision.
Tho reaching or a vote camo as
somewhat or a surprise to a largo
majority of the senators, but not to
Senator Aldrich, and his Intimate ad
visors. Mr. Aldrich hlmself'had been
confident from the time of his arrival
In the senate early In the day, after
a brief vacation, that ho would suc
ceed In getting a vote before adjourn
ment. Tho result shows that while
the situation seemed extremely criti
cal for a time, tho chairman ot the
finance committee did not count with
out a thorough understanding or the
situation. He thererore kept his lieu
tenants busy holding tho supporters
In the chamber and at no time during
the day was the senate without n quor
um. Air Ship Has a Mishap.
Washington Resembling a great
bird swooping down upon its prey, the
Wright aeroplane, after the motor
which propels it had come suddenly
to a standstill, glided gracefully to
earth Friday after having made two
The machine was on Its way around
the Fort Myer drill grounds for tho
ninth time in Its second lllght when
tho motor stopped, sixty feet above
the earth and exactly in the same
place where the propoller blade broke
last Soptember, which resulted In the
fatal accident which terminated the
trials nt that time. In gliding to the
enrth, tho machine struck a tree, and
was swerved around with such force
that tho skid was broken nnd the
right wing badly ripped. Mr. Wright
was not hurt.
Body is Not Ling's.
New York Tho body supposed nt
first to bo that of a Chinaman, which
wns found In the Hudson river Thurs
day night wns not that of Leon Ling,
who is charged with tho murder or
Elslo Slegel. After an autopsy Fri
day, Dr. Thomas Curtln, coroner's
physician, declnred the body was
that of a white boy, not moro than
sixteen years old. The discoloration
following long Immersion gave tho
body tho appearance of that of a
Mongolian and It was not until after
the careful examination that the po
lice wero convinced that the search
for Leon was still unfinished.
Higher Tax for Tobacco.
Washington. Decision to recom
mend tho prohibition of prize coupons
In tobacco nnd snuff pnekages, and a
practical agreement of Increases on
most of the sections of the tobacco
schedule for tho administrative por
tion of tho tariff bill were reached at
a long session of tho republican mem
bers of the sub-commltteo of tho sen
uto flnanco committee Friday. Tho in
creases will bo mado not only In tho
tnx proposed by tho house on cut and
plug tobacco, but also on cigars, tig
arettes and snuff.
Told To Return to Work.
Pittsburg, Kns. An order was is
sued here Friday by the local board of
the united mine workers of America
Instructing tho strikers in the Knn
sas district, 8,000 In number, to re
turn to work pending the outcome or
a conrerenco or miners nnd opcratwrs
requested or President T. L. Lewis
Thursday. But few of tho mines re
opened In response to tho order, liu
it Is believed thnt eleven will start up
Tuesday, next, following tho Fourth
of July celebration.
Orders Rich Men to Jail.
San Francisco Henry Miller, multi
millionaire, head of the firm of Mil
ler & Lux, among tho greatest cattle
ranchors in tho world; J. Leroy Nickel,
Edward T. Allen, Louis Montonglo
and Gustiivo Gotschnll, millionaires,
and trustees ot the firm, wero ordorod
put in jail without ball for falluro to
comply with a court order issued
threo weeks ago to pay Mrs. Melissa
Potter $22,002 dividend on her stock
In tho firm. Thoy wnnted her to take
stock In tho company's Nevada corpor
ation in lieu of cash
NEWS FROM 1HE CAPITAL CITY
ITEMS OF INTEREST AROUND THE
Ralston Rate Case.
Tho hearing of the application of
tho Missouri Paclllc railway company
to cancel its switching rate of $5 n
car between Omaha and Ralston was
concluded Wednesday before tho state
railway commission. J. H. Van Dusen,
attorney for the romotistrntors, con
tends that insufficient reason has been
given by tho railroad company for a
desire to change from a switching raty
to a flat rate. He nllegcs that the
switching rate has been in force for
ten or lirtcen years and combats with
proof the assertion of the comany
that tho present rate In unreniuiiora
tlve. It Is asserted that tho proposed
rate would bo prohibitive upon several
now industries that litno started in
business at Ralston "nnd thnt the pro
posed In-rnto to Ralston will work a
hardship in that it will be absorbed
only on freight arriving over the Mis
souri Pnclllc nnd would not be ab
sorbed by any of the other railroads
entering Omnha. The line to Ralston
or Seymour Park was formerly a part $
of the belt lino nround Omaha on
which industries nro located and on
which a switching rato now applies.
The Missouri Pacific has bought and
now uses n part of tho belt line that
runs to Hnlston. Tho matter has been
taken underadvlsoment by tho rail
Kearney Normal Pays Salaries.
Dr. Thomas, principal of the stato
normal school at Kearney, was at
the sLito house Wednesday. Dr. Thom
as has paid three months' salary to tho
employes or tho stato normal under
his control, in spite of the fact that the
state auditor refused to honor claims
from cither the Kearney or the Peru
stato normal schools until the courts
decldo which of the two contending
boards of control Is the legally consti
tuted board. Ho has begged, borrowed
or raised from his own bank account
$10,900, which hns been paid to em
ployes of the state. He will pay tho
fourth month's salary, and by that
time it is hoped tho suit Involving tho
vnlidlty of the new board of control
will have been settled by the supreme
Increase In Express Revenues.
Rate Clerk Powell of the railway
commission has completed a compila
tion of tho revenue received by ex
press companies during the month of
April. All tho companies operating
in Nebraska received $01,477.85 dur
ing the month of April, 190S, and fo
tho same month of the year 1505, re
ceived $103,828.70, an Increase of $12,
350.85. The Pacific Express company
showed a small loss in business for
April, 1990, nnd the American and tho
Adams express companies show tho
greatest gain for that month. The
reduced rates provided for by the Sib
ley act went Into effect by Injunction
Issued by the supremo court of Ne
braska In the middlo of the month of
Governor Shnllenberger has listened
to delegations from South Omnha and
after giving duo weight to all that has
been told him has nppolnted James
J. Fitzgerald and John J. Ryan mem
bers of tho firo and police bonrd of
the packing house town. The appoint
ments tnko effect July 2 under tho
terms or tho charter which Senator
Tanner has passed but railed to get
It passed with an emergency clause at
tached. Tho two members with the
mayor comprise tho fire and police
board. Tho South Omaha delegation
In tho legislature differed from tho
Omaha delegation in that the pack
ing town men did not want their fire
nnd police board elected by the voters
of tho city.
State Buys Bonds.
Tho first county bonds bought for
some tlmo by tho stato Is n purcTiaso
of $00,000 of Otoo county refunding
bonds. Tho county of Otoo hns refund
ed so mnny times thnt'lt bard to keep
pace with Its steps. This time tho re
fudlng bonds benr 4 per cent Interest
nnd tnko tho plnco of an Issue bear
ing g per cent. The original Ibsiic was
$78,000. Treasurer Brian hns received
$12,000 of bonds bought by the state
from tho school district of Clay Center.
Tho first of July tno county of Doug
Ins will deliver to tho state $100,000
or nn is8iio or $1,000,000. Tho stato
bought $S00.000 or tho Issue.
Need of Harvest Hands.
Tho stato labor bureau has received
a request from n man at Holdrego for
fifty men to work In tho harvest fields.
Tho bureau hns no means of furnish
ing men or transportation to laborers.
In tho past whenever tho bureau ad
vertised for men to work in any cer
tain locnlity tho employment ngencles
of Lincoln and other towns usually
took advantage of tho offer and col
lected fees for sending men to such
places. The samo information would
bo furnished by tho stnto labor bu
Three New Banks.
Threo now banks woro authorized
to begin operations Tuesdny and given
charters ns stato Institutions. Tho
Boyd County Stnto hank of Anoka, cap
ital. $10,000. with Will D. Forbes, R.
B. Forbes, Herman Bauinan nnd R. L.
TIenken, Incorporators, Is to succeed
tho Natlonnl there, by tho same men.
At Glenvlllo tho Farmers' Stnto Vank
has been organized by George W.
Flessnor nnd sixteen others, cnpltal
$10,000. Tho Butler County Stato
bank at Datld City will have $35,000
capital, and is Btarted out by Joseph
Shramok and forty-eight others,
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