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HER THftH EVER
NOW STANDS ABOVE ANY PREVI.
OUO FLOOD RECORD.
MADE PROVISIONAL PRESIDENT
Gomez Ordained Provisional President
of Mexico Mississippi River at
Highest Flood Stage
Vlckuburg, Miss'. From this place
south to New Orleans tho Mississippi
river is from half a foot to two and a
half feet above any previous flood
record stage. An additional rise this
week of approximately one foot from
New Orleans north to Baton Rouge
Is predicted by the weather bureau.
Soundings made by the United States
army engineers show that tho record
breaking volume of water In the big
river Is moving at tho rate of 8.1 feet
per second, or approximately ono mile
per hour faster than ever before re
corded in the Mississippi flood history.'
Danger points In the levees In Louisi
ana: Baton Rouge, Bonnett, Carr,
twenty-flvo miles north of New On
leans, Morrison, Plauuemlnc, Scotta
Landing, Cypress Hull, New Roadi
and Third District, New Orleans.
Juarez Provisional Capital.
El Paso, Tex. Emlllo Vasquez Go
me, a Mexican lawyer, was ordained
provisional president otVMextco Satur
day by proclamation of General Pas
cual Orozco, now at the front with
tho rebel troops threatening the fed
eral barracks at Torreon. Juarez Is
now tho provisional capital, but-this
probably will be shifted to Chihua
hua. Tho appointment, for In all es
sential)) that Is what It amounts to, of
the new provisional president will, It
Is commonly understood, Interfere In
no wise with the administration of
the affairs of the states of northern
Mexico by General Orozco and (Jon.
lealo Enrique, the rebel civil aud spo
clal faction at Chihuahua.
! Mlnla Brings More Bodies.
Halifax, N. 8. The cable ship Mlnla,
Which relieved the Mackay-Uennett In
the search for bodies of Titanic vie
time, reached here Sunday, bringing,
according to the wireless advices
, -which have been received, fifteen ad
ditional bodlos. , Soventcen bodies in
all were rocovcrcd by the Mlnla, but
two of them, supposed to be those of
flrement aud unidentified, wero burled
Air Men Drop Explosives.
Rome. Tho moat successful utse of
the dirigible na a weapon or offensive
warfaro took placo nt Assizlah, Trip
oli, when, uccordlng to an official re
port received by tho war mlulstry,
two of the new dirigibles circled over
tho camp and dropped thirty bombs,
completely destroying tho enemy's po
sition with resultant heavy loss of life
Collapse Causes Fatalities.
Toronto, Ont. Three porsotiB were
killed, ono is mlsBlng and more thun a
dozen aerlouBly Injured when tho walls
of tho William Nellaou company's live
fatory building collapsed, precipitating
a large number of workers to tho
basement and burying them in u
tangled mass of debris and machin
ery. Nearly all of thoBo hurt wero
Morley Receives Life Sentence.
Uncpln. Charles Morloy, on trial
hero for the murder of Warden Dola
hunty during tho sensational prison
delivery March 14th, was found guilty
as charged, and the Jury recommend'
d that his punishment be fixed at ira.
prlsonmcnt for life.
Wilson Leads In Texas.
Dallas. Returns from precinct con
tentions held In this Btate Saturday
Indicate that Wilson Is far In tho lead
on tho democratic side with Taft and
poosevolt about oven in the repub
lican. Republicans In many counties
(ailed to hold conventions.
Protection Against Missouri River.
Washington. Senator Brown broke
,the time rtoord for getting through
the senate the special bill for 150,000
to be used in protecting property on
(he Missouri river in Dakota county
rom further damage by water. The
bill passed the house and was brought
to the senate by a clerk at 2 o'clock,
fn are minutes the senate passed it
at flsnator Brown's Instance. The ap
propriation will be used as an
Express Messengtr Rewarded.
6an Antonio, Tex. David A. TrouB
dale, the Wella-Fargo & Co. express
messenger who, wbilo defending tho
company's property, killed two ban
dits that attompted to hold up a
Southern Pacific train near Dryden, in
rest Texas, on March 13, has been
presented by the company with a
jtheck for $1,000 aud a handsome gold
,"watcb, chain and locket, and by pas
angers on the tralu with a medal sur
saountsd by an American eagle, the
eanter being a five-pointed star set
Urlta a diamond.
TO RAISE THE BIN
METHODIST CHURCH DISCIPLINE
MAY DE CHANCED.
FLOOD CONDITIONS DESPERATE
Convicts, Business Men and Students
Working to Save Baton Rouge
Confederate Veterans to Meet
at Mccon, Georgia.
Minneapolis. Ministers of tho Moth
odlot Episcopal church appeared to be
pqually divided on tho question
whether the church law prohibiting
dancing, card playing, gambling and
going to theaters, circuses and horse
races should be abolished as recom
mended by tho board of bishops. On
the ground that their Investigations
showed that two-thirds of the 3,250,000
members of tho church either danced
or went to circuses utid theaters with
out regarding It as being sinful, the
bishops declare that the church law
against these diversions, In'fbrce for
forty years, had become obsolete.
Thoy urucrt that while the church
would continue to protest against
JOHN PAUL JONES.
This Is the statue of John Paul
Jones, first admiral of the American
navy, unveiled April 17 In Washington.
theso forms of nmuscmont, still It was
better not to have any spocltlc law on
the subject than to have a law which
Waters Threaten Baton Rouge.
Raton Rouge, La. Hundreds of citi
zens, rich and poor, worked all day,
sldo by side, with 300 convicts to hold
the levcoB against the torrential floods
In tho Mississippi creeping hourly to
wards tho crest of tho protective
enrthworks about this city. When tho
situation becamo so critical every-ablo-bodlcd
man and boy began carry
sing sand-bags and shoveling mud.
Five hundred students of the Louisi
ana stato university responded to the
call and Joined, with school boys, boy
scouts and soldiers working to do
their part In saving the levees. A spe
cial effort is being made to save the
city pumping station and waterworks
plant, and about a thousand persons
are assisting in building large mud
boxes about this property.
To Entertain Confederate Veterans.
Macon, Gn. Fifty thousand visitors
are expected In Macon this week for
tho annual national reunion of the
United Confederate Veterans. Realiz
ing that, by tho very forco of nature,
they will probably never again have
the opportunity to entertain tho sol
diers of tho "loBt causo." the citizens
of Macon are bending every enorgy to
make tho approaching gathering an
ovent long to be remembered. '
Philadelphia. Pa. Constance M. Sy
ford of Lincoln, Neb., has boon award
ed a graduate scholarship at Ilryn
Mawr college, Bryn Mawr, Pa., by
President M. Carry Thomas of that
Institution in recognition of splendtd
work done by her in English. Tho
scholarship Is for the college year of
1912-1013 and Ih valued at two hundred
dollars. Among those who won resi
dent fellowships Is MIbb Adah R. Roe
of Omnha, Neb., who won the honor
for special work In German.
Kansas City. Acocmpanlcd by their
faithful dog and nineteen-year-old pack
pony, Mr. and Mrs. Dodlght L. Wolff,
known as the "Walking Wolffs," start
ed from their homo In Kansas City,
Kas Wednesday on a 10,000 mllo hike
through the western part of the Unit
ed St ate b and Canada.
Bozcman, Mont. Seven inches of
snow has fallen here within the past
twenty-four hours and is still snowing
Thursday. This Is the third heavy
snowstorm here within the past three
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SEVERAL VILLAGES INUNDATED
THINK IT ENOUGH FOR METH
Hope of Saving Torras Levee Has
Been Abandoned Methodist Con
ference Wants Pastorate
Minneapolis. Limitation to fire
years na tho longest tlmo any minister
shall remain in a given church, It 1b
expected, will be recommended to the
Methodist Episcopal genoral confer
ence by the bishops bb a means of
stimulating the growth or the church.
Much opposition la expected to arise
over tho proposal. At present the 19,
000 Methodist Episcopal ministers
scattered over the world are allowed
to remain In any pulpit Indefinitely.
The now plan, supported by twenty
four active bishops at the conference,
will mcau a restoration of the time
limit abolished in 1900.
Abandon Hope of Mending Break.
New Orleans. Hope of patching tho
break In the Mississippi river levee at
Torraa, La., expected to cause the
worst situation In lower Mississippi
flood history, has been abandoned
Water Is rushing through the 600 foot
break at 'the rate of twelve miles an
hour and several small towns are In
undated. Tho dyko protecting tho
state penal farm at Angola let go
Thursday afternoon, but the flood will
be confined to a small section. Re
parts from other places show tho
gauge readings steadily going upward.
Raton Rougo has been made the con
centration point for persona made
homelosB by tho Torras break.
To Establish Parcels Post.
Washington. The poatofllce appro
priation bill, carrying approximately
9275.000,000, has been passed by tho
house. 227 to 5. Tho measure carrlod.
In addition to the appropriations nec
essary for the conduct of the depart
ment, a numbor of radical additions.
Among these were federal aid for good
roado, the compulsory publication by
newspapers, magazines and periodicals
of the names of their owners, and tho
establish of a parcels post in connec
tion with the rural -free delivery ser
vice. Laredo, Tex. Dispatches from Tor
reon say that ten Mexican Red Cross
nurses refused to care for a wounded
federal officer brought to Torreon from
the north. The nurses stated their
purpose was to mlntstor to volunteers
and revolutionists only. Several Red
Cross members have left Torreon for
Eagle PasB and EI Paso, Tex., en route
to Join the revolutionary forces.
Blame Placed on Anarchists.
Washington. Anarchists, not social
ists, were responsible for the flag
trampling Incident In New York Wed
nesday, according to Representative
Bcrger of Wisconsin, the socialist
member of congress. Ho denounced It
as a "frameup" by the industrial work
era of the world to bring the socialist
cause Into disrepute.
First Telegraphlo Order.
Newburgb, N. Y. Commemorating
the sending of the first railway tele
graphic order wired in 18G1 by General
Manager Charlea Minot, of the Erie
railroad, a monument and tablet were
unveiled at Hnrrtman Thursday and
presented to the Erie railroad by the
association of railway telegraph super
intendents and the old timers and his
torical societies. Tho exercises were
attended by notable railroad men and
telegraphers from all sections.
Mexico City. The seizure by the
Mexican police of thirty of the 1,000
rifles, shipped to the American am
bassador for the use of tho American
colony In the event of trouble In the
capital, Is explained by the governor
of the federal district to be pursuant
to an order of the secret police In
tended to prevent traffic In arms with
the revolutionaries, On application,
the governor says he will issue a per
mit for the continuance of the distri
bution of the weapons among Ameri
can residents, even at points outside
1 the capital.
FLOOD CONDITIONS GET WORSE
POLITICAL SITUATION IS WITH
OUT A PARALLEL.
8erlcus Break In Levee at Torras
Taft and Roosevelt Each Get 18
Delegates May Day
Boston. The refusal of the repub
lican dclegatos-at-large to accept
Colonel Roosevelt'B decision that they
should voto for President Taft at the
Chicago election, although elected as
Roosevelt delegates, has further com
plicated the situation arising from the
state primaries Tuesday. The situa
tion Is acknowledged' by party leaders
of both sides to be without parallel
in the political history of the common
wealth. Although the republicans of
the state selected President Taft as
their candidate for ronominatlon by a
majority of 3,655 over Colonel Roose
velt In the presidential preference bal
lot, at the same time they elected by
a decisive vote the entire slate of
eight delegates-al-largo pledged to the
former president. Colonel Roosevelt
secured ten more delegates in the dis
trict elections, and president Taft car
ried nine districts, so that Taft and
Roosevelt each have eighteen dele
gates from the state to tho national
Another Levee Carried Away.
Now Orleans. Another serious
break has occurred In tho Mississippi
river at Torras, La., on the west side
of tho swollen stream. Within two
hours after the break occurred 300
feet of the elghteon-foot embankment
had been carried away. No lives are
reported lost. A large orce of work
men and material were Immediately
ordered to the scene and an effort
made to check the crevasse. Unless,
It can bo closed, which appears doubt-j
ful, Inestimable damage will be added
to the already heavy tolls In property
destruction. A pormanent crevasse at
Torras means the Inundation of vast
sugar cane lands along the bank for
a distance of perhaps sixty miles.
New York. The stars and strlpoi
were torn down and trampled under
foot and a red flag substituted durlna
a fierce fight at a May day meeting
of the socialist party and affiliated or
ganizations In Union Square park
Wednesday. Responsibility for the
tearing down of the flag la disclaimed
by the socialists, who assert that
members of the Industrial workers of
the world committed the act.
Washington. Representative Clay
ton of Alabama, chairman of the Judi
ciary committee, haB Introduced a
house Joint resolution to provide an
amendment to the constitution fixing
the term of office of the president oJ
the United States at six years and
making him Ineligible for a second
Cleveland, O, Five men wero
burned to death and damage estimated
at $450,000 was done to boats and
gasoline on the docks when the Stand
ard Oil barge No. 88 exploded hero
Minneapolis, Minn. Eight hundred
and fifty delegates. Including twenty
one bishops from domestic and seven
bishops from foreign fields, who aro
said to constitute the largest assembly
of church notables of their denomina
tion ever held, aro here to attend the
twenty-fifth quadrlennlal general con
ference of the Methodist Episcopal
church. The conferenco will continue
for a month and during its sessions
many important policies pertaining to
the world are to be determined.
Hysrs and Brigga Bound Over.
Papllllon, Neb. Sherlft HyerB of
Lancaster county and Chief of Police
John Brigga of South Omaha were
bound over to the district court of
Sarpy county at the conclusion of tho
preliminary bearing at Papllllon yes
terday afternoon. John C. Trouton,
who, together with Orlggs and HyerB.
was charged with manslaughter In
connection with the death of Roy
Blunt, the hostage of the trio of es
caped convicts, was not bound over.
Bond was flxed at $2,600 each and was
BRIEF NEWS OF NEBRASKA
Robert Graham has resigned as bu
perlntendcnt of the Wayno schools.
Auburn will reorganize her brass
band under the direction of Clarence
Broken. Row is to have a sub-station
for Its fire department on tho north
sldo of town,
Cedar Bluffs has voted an 18,000
Issue of bonds for the Installation of
an electric lighting system.
Tho board of education of York will
make no change In the teaching staff
of the public schools for next year.
May 31 has been settled on ob th'e
date for commencement exercises for
the Fremont high school class of 1912.
Thieves'" broke into Shepherd
Rurko's warehouse at Broken Bow and
took several hundred pounds of flour.
Great preparations are being made
to entertain the Btate G. A. R. en
campment at Beatrice May 14, 15 and
Sitting in his easy chair, smoking
and Joking with friends, J. E. Howland
of Sliver Creek died suddenly of heart
John K. Returners of Wymore, aged
seventy-two years, wbb killed almost
Instantly Monday afternoon by the
kick of a horse.
Tho thirty-first annual convention
of the Nebraska state pharmaceutical
association will bo held at Beatrice,
June 11, 12 and 13.
Farmers all over the Btate aro cry
ing for more help to push the spring
work. Most of them are from a month
to six weeks lute with tho crops.
When R. S. Cleckner of Tecumseh
wbb sitting barefooted In front of the
kitchen stove, a pot of boiling meat
was overturned, burning him severe
ly. The Congrcgatlonallsts of Albion
celebrated their fortieth anniversary
with a banquet Thursday evening.
The local church was established in
The largo now brick First Presby
terian church was dedicated at Dun
bar Sunday free from all encum
brances. , It Is a credit to the town and
Miss Winnie Smith a Falrburj
young lady, contracted a serious case
of ptomaine poisoning from eating ice
cream and for a time her life was de
Rev. Edwin Darrow, for the past
three years, pastor of tho Peru Bap
tist church, has accepted a call to Mt.
Ayr, Iowa, where ho will begin his
work May 19.
Frank Bunnlng of Benkelman, who
accidentally shot himself with a 22
calibre rlflo two months ago and was
taken to a hospital at Kansas City,
Mo., died there.
Tho two-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs.
Roy Clark, near Broken Bow, was
drowned by falling into a hole four
feet deep which had tilled with water
from the late rains.
Tho smallpox situation in Wymore,
which created considerable excitement
about thrco weeks ago, haB been great
ly relieved as there has not been an
other case reported.
Six new residences are under erec
tion in the city of Stanton, ranging in
price from $2,Q0O to $5,000. The con
tracts have been let for several others
that will bo aa good if not better
' Lucy Ogorzolka, flvo-year-old child
of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ogorzolka, liv
ing near Cambridge, was burned to
death as a result of venturing too
near a patch of burning Russian
During an electric Etorm at Alns
worth the power house of the Alns
worth Electric Light and Power com
pany was struck by lightning and con
siderable damage waa done to the ma
chinery. Dale F. McDonald of York, who took
the civilian's examination for a com
mission as lieutenant In the army, hail
received notice that ho has passed
the examinations successfully and will
receive a commission.
A building boom, livelier than any
other in the last ten years, is on in
Fremont and scarcely a day passes
without groundbeing broken for from
one to four new homes in the resi
dence portion of the city.
. Dundy county was visited by one of
the darkest days known around that
vicinity, followed by a four-Inch rain
and farmers are feeling Jubilant as It
klmost Insures a good wheat crop as
well as an excellent alfalfa crop.
Graves of departed members of tho
Fremont fire department will bo
marked with bronze tablets bearing
appropriate inscriptions. The direct
ors of the department have appoint
ed a committee to select suitable
The new Lexington high school
building has been formally opened to
the public. Tho building cost between
$50,000 and $75,000 and 1b considered
the best in central or eastern Nebras
ka. While sowing oats In a field on his
father's farm near Fremont, Hans
Lass, aged 24, was seriously injured
by being struck by a rifle bullet of
large caliber which plowed through
his cheek knocking out two teeth. -The
young man was not found for several
June 16, Doano college at Crete will
celebrate Its fortieth anniversary, also
President Perry's fortieth year of ser
vice. J. W, Clark, a Burlington bridge con
struction foreman of Lincoln, was in
stantly killed a mile east of Tecumseh
'Saturday morning wbon a tunnel la
which Clark and his gang of six men
were working, caved In,
Prospects are bright for the success
of the Fremont bench show, which
,wlll be held May 9, 10 and 11. More
than 125 entries have already been
mads and officers of the association
say the number will reach 250.
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If n woman's Judgment Is bad she
trusts her Intuition.
Dyfpeptlos, defpalr not I Wbllo there's
Oarlleld Tea, there's hope.
When the nervous man renches tho
top, he Is apt to look around for the
"Do you believe she will love met
"Well, I know she won't love you
"O. W. Smith says be loves to live
In tho suburbs in winter."
"Humph! And the rascal was born
on Washington's birthday and named
after him, too." Judge.
No Blight There.
First Editor I see that there Is a
chestnut tfee blight.
Second Editor Don't worry; wo are
getting chestnuts by every mall.
Brown What reason have you for
Smith Well, you see, he's a relative
of mine, and
Brown Yes, yes, I know, but what
other reason? Harper's Bazar.
Roy S. Baker, tho author, In on ar
gument on immigration at Lawrence,
cited the marvelous speed wherewith
the Immigrant family, be it German
or French or what not, becomes as
Blmllatcd Into tho national life.
"An lnatanco of this assimilation oc
curs to me," ho said. "I know a
worthy Kcopolltnn, ono Pnoll Cencl,
who came to this country three yenrs
ago. Paolt's little son, Francesco, an
American citizen of seven, looked up
from his school books, the other eve
ning to nek:
"'Say, pa, what year was it you
Italians discovered us In?'"
. Knew Something About It.
The small boy of tho household waa
not notably proficient in sacred lore, '
but when his sister asked him, "Where
was Solomon's temple?" he Indignant
ly resented tho supposed impeach
ment of his stock of information, and
"Don't you think I know anything?"
She assured him that she did. not
doubt that he knew, but urged him to
state for her benefit.
Though not crediting ber sincerity,
be finally exclaimed, curtly:
"On the side of his head, of course,
where other folk's are! D'you s'poao
I'm a fool?"
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