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C. B. HALE, PubllBhor
TURKS FIGHT HARD
OFFERING STUBiORN RESIST
' ANCE TO MONTENEGRINS.
UPRISING SUDDENLY ENDED
Honduran Revolution at an End J a I1
Delivery at Wyoming Prison
Sanitarium Patient Ran
Down by Train.
London. Tlio Turkish troops on
(ho Montenegrin frontier uro offerlnij
stubborn roslstanco to the Montenct
grin advance or Scutari, according to
tho latcBt advlcoB from Podorltza. Tha
fighting has been of tho moat Bovorn
character, both armies losing heavily.
Tho Montenegrin army is advancing
in two columns, ono commanded by
Crown I'rlnco Danllo of Montenegro,
operating to tho north of Lake Sett
tarl, and tho other commanded by,
Genernl Martlnovltch at Antlvnrl, to
the south of Lako Scutari.
Convicts Still at Large.
Rawlins, Wyo. Ten of tho nineteen
convicts, who, led by tho notorious
Jim Dalton, member of tho Whitney
gang of bank robbers, escaped through
a broken fenco In tho penitentiary
yard 'Saturday afternoon, aro still at
large, and tho possibility of their re-capture-
Is remote, slnco they are bo
Jlevcd to havo gained tho hills north
of town beforo nightfall. Tho town Is
being patrolled by armed citizens and
men and women Bit In their homes
with weapons closo at hand listening
RISING HAS SUDDEN ENDING.
Revolt In Honduras Comes to Traglo
"Washington. An uprising against
tho Honduran government, started by
participants In tho Nlcaraguan revolt,
camo to a sudden end beforo tho ex
pedition got out of Nicaragua. Tho
refugees, 200 In number, under Josq
Rafael OBorJo, woro overtaken by Nlc
araguan government troops at Somo
tlllo ns they approached tho Honduran
border. Forty woro killed; many oth
ers, Including tho leaders, wero
wounded. All gave up their arms and
the entire movement was speedily
Five Periston Fire. i
Now Yofk. A Bpcctacular fire,
caused by an explosion on an oil
laden Bteamer, threatened tho water
front of Bayonne, N. J., destroying sov
eral piers and a numbor of barges
Burning oil was scattered in all direc
tions when tho explosion occurrdd,'
and in a Bhort timo a largo area of
shipping was aflame. Thrco men, a
carpenter on tho Bteamer Dunholmo,
and two laborers on a pier, had per
ished, whllo a number of other men
wero roportcd jnlsslng.
Tight Dresses Caused It.
New York. Tho Jackson-"Mnck Man
ufacturing company, ono of tho largest
makers of silk petticoats In Now York,
Jhas gono Into bankruptcy. Tho fail
ure Is tho culmination of a widespread
(complaint among manufacturers that
(the cIobo fitting dresses now worn by
.women havo so reduced tho demand
for petticoats as to mako them a glut
Ion the market.
Drops Dead on Street.
(Weeping Water, Nob. William II.
Tool, father of ProfoBsor Raymond J.
Pool, of the state university, dropped
dead while conversing with a friend
on the etrcot horo. In falling ho
struck his head on the cement side
walk, resulting In a cerebral hem-'
orrhago, and It Is not known whether
bo died from this cause or from heart
disease. Mr. Pool was sixty years of
D. A. R. to Meet at Lincoln.
Lincoln. Extensive preparations aro
oelng made by tho local chapters of tho
Daughters of tho American Revolution;
for the entortalnment of tho state con
ference which meets hero October
Run Down bv Train.
Collego View, Neb. Tho badly
mangled body of Ella Harper, daugh
ter of L. P. Harper of Lincoln, was'
found Saturday morning lying upon
tho Rock jsland tracks a quarter or a.
mllo directly cast of the episcopal res-'
Idenco of BlBhop Tlhcn on Capitol
hill. Miss Harper had been under
treatment for mental trouble for a'
long timo, and had latterly boon nnj
inmato of n local sanitarium. Sho.
disappeared Friday evening, and it
was somo time during tho night that'
sho was run down by a passing train.
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Excludes Saloon Keepers.
Los Angeles, Cal. Tho California
grand lodgo of Masons has adopted a
resolution excluding from membership
any ono engaged in tho saloon busi
ness. Slsseten, S. D. The dead body of
Charles Grovor, 12 years old, drowned
in gasoliuo, has been found at tho bot-j
torn of a bugo tank of gasoline. The',
lad had climbed up on tho tank, which,
was on a car consigned to the Stand
ard Oil agency, and, looking in, was
overcome wKIi the fumes and fell. '
wMmMuumw '. ,
VICTORIOUS MONTENEGRINS FOL
LOW UP ADVANTAGE.
MESSENGER FOILS BANDITS
Montenegrins Capture Turkish Fort
Express Messenger Fights
Off Four Train
Podgorltza. Tho battle following
tho capture by tho Montenegrin forces
'of tho Turkish position on Detchttch
mountain and the fort on Schlpchtnck
'hill, dominating tho town of Tushi,
continued Friday. Tho fighting Is gen
'oral nlong tho wholo cxtcntof tho
;Turco-Montonegrln frontier. General
Martlnovltz, with tho southern army,
is operating with success against tho
'strong Turkish fortress of Taru Itoch,
which dominates Scutari from tho
south. At noon tho Montenegrins cap
tured tho Turkish fort Ilogomc, near
,Tushl. Tho hospitals here aro over
(flowing with wounded men brought In
tfrom tho battlefield. King Nicholas
visited tho hospital and kissed upon
(thoIr foreheads tho dead and badly
wounded men. Afterwards ho ad
addressed tho wounded In tones of
deep emotion, saying ho thanked all of
his bravo troops in thn namo of tho
KING OF MONTENEGRO
King Nicholas of Montenegro was
elected by the Balkan coalition to
start the hostilities against the Turks
and declared war on the ground that!
the Porte would not settle the boun
dary dispute between the'twe coun
tries, fatherland. I'rlnco 'Mlrko, second son
of King Nicholas, personally carried
several wounded men Into tho Iiob
pltal. Tho bccucs In Podgorltza are
Puts Up Good Fight.
Fort Smith, Ark. Four masked men
held up and attempted to rob tho
north bound Kansas City Southern
pasenger train No. 2, near Potter,
Ark., about 1:30 a. m. Friday. As n re
sult, ono of tho robbers is supposed to
have been fatally shot by Express
Messenger Burgett of Kansas City, and
'Burgctt was bo badly beaten by the
wounded bandlt'B companions that ho
is reported to bo dying.
Jules Lumbard Dead.
Chicago. Jules Lumbard, a famous
singer of civil war days, Ib dead hero
in his eighty-eighth year. He has
been 111 for several months and to a
considerable degreo dependent upon
tho klndnesB of friends, though he
had n pension of S45 a month allowed
him by tho Pennsylvania Railroad
company. President Lincoln and Gen
eral Grant wero among thoso who
praised Lumbard's work as a singer
of patriotic songs.
Ames, la. A now strain of silver
corn, yielding at least eighty bushels
of corn to tho aero, and which reaches
maturity far In advance of other varlo
ties grown In northern Iowa, has been
produced by Ames experimentalists.
Constantinople. Tho sultan went
to Top Kapu palaco to pray ovor tho
relics of tho prophet treasured there
ifor tho success of tho Ottoman arms.
Washington. A flat charge of pack
ages, whatever their contents and
.whatever tho distance of transporta
tion, was advocated by James L.
iCowlcs, secretary of tho Postal' Prog
ress leaguo, before tho Interstate com
jmerco commission. '.Mr. Cowlcs said
,tho American Express compauy nt
presont was carrying parcols from Eu
rope up to cloven pounds weight at a
flat rato of 27 cents to auy part of tho
United States. Ho bolloved that such
orvlco could bo glon to tho people
of this country at a profit to tho car
rloro. Frightened to Death by Snake,
Scottsbluff, Nob. Tho sight or a
hugo snako colled and, as sho be
lieved, ready to spring upon her, so
frightened Mary Khntz, n Gorman girl,
tfiat she died. Tho young woman was
assisting with work In tho beet flolds
near hor mother's homo when sho
camo upon tho reptllo.
Avoca, la. Tho Avoca Canning com
pany's, factory wob burned Wednes
day Bight,. It is supposed to havo
been struck by lightning. Loss,
vc, '.. pa
"3 " " " ifStfn,,va Avr
imposed Upon the Chinese
MONTENEGRO CLAIMS TO HAVE
WON INITIAL BATTLE.
Customs Weigher Sells Bogus Opium
-Chicago Observes Fire Preven
tion Day Odd Fellows
I.ondon. Montenegro claims the
first victory in tho Balkan war by tho
capture of tho strong Turkish position
on Detchttch mountain, whose com
mander surrendered with tho bulk of
his force Montenegrins also crossed
tho frontier near Bcrena, and, accord
ing to tho Turkish account, havo been
repulsed. Tho situation meanwhile Is
as pu7llng ns before. No declaration
of war has been Issued by the other
nltled Balkan states, and Micro Ih no
nowa yet of their ministers hnvlng
left Constantinople. It cannot there
fore bo definitely said whether Monte
negro has acted Independently, with
tho motlvo of, forcing a conflict so ns
to render tho powers' cfflrts to pre
sen e peaco nugatory or In accordance
with a strategic plnn arranged by the
Observes Fire Protection Day.
Chicago, III. Tho Fort Dearborn
massacre, October 9, 1S12; Perry's vic
tory on Lake Eric, of tho samo date,
and the Chicago fire, which started
October 9. 1871, were commemorated
here Wednesday by public ceremonies
and in 'addition the mayor and Gov
ernor Dencen set tho day aside as
"lire prevention day" and exercises of
an educational linturo in guarding
ngalnst flro woro held in the public
schools. Tho anniversary of the great
fire was commemorated In all tho
schools and public oUIccb of tho city.
Customs Weigher Sold Them Axle
Grease for Opium.
San Francisco. William II. Hoburg.
assistant weigher of customs of the
port of Snn Francisco, who waB
trapped by customs officials In the act
of receiving $1,000 from a Chineso in
payment for fifty opium tins filled with
axle grease, has confessed that ho had
beon regularly engaged In filling five
tncl opium tins with axlo grease and
selling them to Chinese as contraband
Girls Jump from Burning Building-
Chicago. Girls Jumped from sec
ond story windows, and more than 300
young women, boys and men fled in a
panic from the plant, of the Haggard
& Mnrcusson company, bed spring
manufacturers on the south side, when
flro attacked the building. Tho fire
spread rapidly, filling halls and stair
ways with smoke. A number of wo-'
men had narrow escapes from suffo
cation. Tho police believe, however,
that all got out.
Dcs Moines, la. Woman suffragists
of Iowa havo gone on record hero in
favor of a mother's pension law for
the state. They adopted a resolution
by which their association Is pledged
to work for that cause. Other resolu
tions fav tho petitioning of the next
legislature for a vote on the suffrage
question and opposo tho affiliation 'of
tho association with any political
Havana, Thursday bolng tho forty
second nnnlversary of tho beginning
of tho ten ears' war (1868-1878) for
Cuban Independence, tho day was ob
served as a genernl holiday. Business
In Havana was largely suspended and
all public and many prlvato buildings
wero decorated In honor of tho occa
slon. On tho wholo, however, tho
celebration was not nttended with nB
much enthusiasm as usual, owing
piobably to tho present disturbed con
dition of tho country nnd tho uncer
tainty over tho rosult of tho approach
ing presidential election.
Omaha. N6b. Eighty stalwart
Creoles, too Impatient to wait for
otders to talto up arms against tho
Turks, loft Omaha Wednesday oven
lug for Now York to embark for
Grccco. Fivo hundred subjects of
King Georgo In Omaha stand ready to
go, and will leavo on tho flrst train
after word is received from Embassa
dor Klfka7oglau at Washington.
Aberdeen, S. 1). J. F. Scott, a har
vest hand living at Whltmoro. Oklaj,
struck by tho Bryan spoclal Wednes
day, will probabjy die.
HARVESTS WILL BE BUMPER FOR
THE COUNTRY OVER.
Will Surrender Under Conditions
Opens War Against Turkey
Striking Miners Go
Washington. Never beforo havo
the great cereal crops of the United
States been so bountiful as those of
this year. Records of production for
almost every cereal havo been sur
passed, In some Instances by mil-'
lions of bushels. The October crop
report of tho department of agricul
ture shows that spring wheat, oats,
barley, ryo and hay all havo exceeded
tho beet record productions, while the
crops of corn and potatoes, from
present indications, also will bo tho
greatest ever harvested.
Opens War on Turkey.
Podgorltza, Montenegro. Tho Mou
tenegrin army opened war against
Turkey Wednesday morning by at-,
tacking a strong Turkish position op
posite Podgorltza. Prince Peter, tho
joungest son of King Nicholas, ilred
tho first shot. This was tho signal,
for firing all along the line, and an ar
tillery duel ensued. Within twenty-ono
minutes live Turkish guns were si
lenced and tho Turks retreated from
their first position on Mount Plan
lnltza. By noon the Turks had evac
uated tho mountain.
READY TO ACCEPT AMNESTY.
Rebel Chief In Mexico Will Surrender
Cananea, Mexico. Miguel Encisco,
a rebel chief leading thirty men, reni-
nants of his former command, has'
sent word here that ho, wishes to Bur
render and accept amnesty. The Btato
government offers amnesty If tho men
will go to their homes and their chiefs
be banished temporarily to tho United
Striking Miners Go to Work.
Bingham, Utah. After three weeks'
tie-up of all the copper companies In
Bingham, the Utah Consolidated Min
ing company's whlstlo broke the long,
silence Wednesday and forty former
employes responded to the call. Sixty
striking miners, headed by organizers
of the western federation of miners,
were on hand to intercept thoso going
back to work, but deputy sheriffs
swooped down on them and in the
meleo one of tho organizers was felled
to the ground and blB followers were
driven away. No shooting occurred
Lincoln. The flfty-flffh annual see-,
sion of the grand lodgo of the Odd
Fellows of Nebraska will convene in
Lincoln October 15 for a session of,
two days. The grand lodge of the,
Rcbekah state assembly will meet in
regular session October 16. Tuesday,
October 15, the regular session of the
grand encampment of the Independent'
Order of Odd Fellows will open. A
public welcome and reception will be
held by Lincoln Rcbekah lodges at
representative hall in tho ptato cap!
tol building. There aro 25,000 Odd
Fellows in Nebraska and 10,000 mem
bers of the Rebekahs, the auxiliary
$200,000 Mysteriously Dlsappeara.
New York. Postoffico .authorities of
tho United States and Cuba are en
gaged In a hunt for a registered mall
packago containing $200,000 which is
said to havo disappeared mysteriously
between Havana nnd New York last
week. Tho money was consigned to
ono of tho big downtown banks hero.
New Orleans. A well developed
caseiof yellow fover was takon from
tho British steamer Chaucer when tho
vcasel arrived nt quarantino "station,
at tho mouth of tho Mississippi river,
To Protect Housekeepers.
Chicago, 111. An ordinance protect
ing tho housowifo ngalnst poultry,
eggs, butter, fish and other products
that havo been kept fn cold storago
over-long, awaits tho slgnaturo of
Mayor Harrison, It fixes tho limit of
time for keeping eggs and poultry in
storage at ten months, twelve months
for butter and six months for fish. A
fino of 1200 for each violation Is pro
vided. Every article must be tagged
or stamped to show when it entered
the storage house,
MwAiMhlAtf $rjMk$fe te& tf. $&&& f tf H.jivto!te
UHl&F NEWS OF NEBRASKA
Hogs are dying by hundreds around
Auburn, and there seems llttlo hopo
Tho City National bank of York bas
increased its capital stock by tho sum
Claus Mutnm of Dloomflcld, 60 years
of age, died In a Chicago hospital fol
lowing an operation for cancer.
Twenty-six greyhounds from Ne
braska have been entered in the
coursing meet nt St. Joseph, Mo.
York will again havo Sunday dcllv
ory of malls, Postmaster .Shlcek
claiming the public demands it.
Alliance wants a new courthouse
and will probably hold a special elec
tion to raiso $75,000 to build one.
A big touring car, belonging to Dr.
Coppersmith of Omaha, exploded
whllo climbing a steep hill near AbIi
land. German day at Lincoln was a grand
success, thousands of visitors being
attracted to the city to witness tho
William Sell a farmer near Lincoln,
got caught In nn ensilago cu'tcr and
had his arm torn off before, tho engino
coul'i bo stopped.
JoRn R. Dowty, a former member
of tho legislature, eighty-three years
old, was killed by tho Missouri Pacific
fast train nt Straussvllle.
Farmers of Gago county havo been
hard hit during tho past two months.
Tho horso disease Is practically
stamped out and now hog cholera has
Tho horse show at Auburn had to
bo postponed for ono week because
of tho rain. Over fifty entries had
been mado for premiums before the
rains set in.
There have been no new caseB of
tho horse disease reported around
Garrison for several days, but hog
cholera. Is fast cleaning out a largo
number of herds.
According to word received by Mrs.
Paul Clark of tho Woman's Progres
sive league at Lincoln, Miss Jano Ad
daniH will be in that place the even
ing or October 23.
Dr. Schmcla'a automobile struck a
dog in tho main street of Hooper nnd
was overturned. Tho machine was
bodly damaged, but Dr. Schmela
escaped without Injury.
Jules Lumbard, formerly of Omaha,
whoso remarkable singing of "Tho
Battlo Hymn of tho Republic," sent
thousands of men and boys into tho
union army during tho civil war, is
dead at Chicago.
Honry Collett, who apparently went
suddenly Insane nt Thayer and who
was taken to York for safo keeping,
woke up uftcr a healthy sleep in his
right mind. Ho cannot account for
his temporary abcratlon.
Superintendent Fisher has an
announced that the Aurora schools
will be closed from November 6 to 9
so thnt the teachers may attend tho
state meeting in Omaha. All of tho
teachers of Aurora will attend.
F. D. Hcnld, former professor at the,
university stato farm, has been ap
pointed to the position or pathologist
In tho Pennsylvania chestnut treo
blight commission, which is connected
with the University of Pennsylvania.
E. II. Splccr, formerly cashier of tho
Sheldon National bank, Tuesday
pleaded guilty beforo Federal Judgo
Munger, at Lincoln, to a charge of em
bezzlement and was sentenced to
servo five years In the federal prison
at Leavenworth, Kas.
Tho A. O. U. W. of Nebraska Is
planning a general celebration of tho
forty-fourth anniversary of its found
ing on October 27. The order, which
has now over 38,000 members, is plan
ning to Increase the number to 40,000
by the time that tho grand lodgo
meets next May at Hastings.
The annual state convention of the
young people societies, to bo held In
Kearney on October 24 to 27, prom
ises to be the most successful of the
state's meets. More than 700 dele
gates have given promise to be on
hand, at least two delegates repre
senting each county in the state.
Assurance has reached tho county
board that the now bridge across the
.Platto river south of Fremont will
be gotten under way at once. The
bridge has been out slnco the flood in
March, but farmers have been ablo to
cross'by means of a ford.
Peter Smith, who resides near Ar
lington, brought to that place a num
ber of pipe-shaped gourds. Mr. Smith
eays he makes a business of raising
gourds which an eastern firm con
verts into pipes sold as "Callbash
pipes" for a high prico, under repre
sentation that they are "Imported
Firo destroyed Frank Werner's big
barn near Tecumseh, together with
three horses, wagons, harness, and
fifteen tonB of hay.
Georgo Johnson of Dorchester sold
his 160-acro farm, lying two miles
north of town, to Jona Steckloyof
Mllford for $175 por aero. This Is tho
record price for land In that locality.
Mrs. Susannah Parrlsh, aged 102
years and two months, died nt tho
homo of hor son, Harvey Parrlsh, in
Seward, Saturday. She wbb In full
possession of hor faculties up to tho
time of her death and her last illness
Mrs.' Mat Honsloy of Konosaw was
seriously and possibly fatally injured
when an automobllo driven by her
husband ran off a bridgo ovor a dry
crook bed n mllo north of Doniphan.
Arrangements aro being mado for
tho cntortainmont of about 1,500 Odd
Fellows and Rebekahs who aro expect
ed to attend the annual sessions of
tho grand lodgo at Lincoln next weok.
The warm weather of the past week
was a boon to tho farmers who aro
harvesting their potato crop. It is
estimated the crop In Box Butto
'county will reach half a million
IN THE BACK
Point to Hidden
Have yon a
lame back, ach
ing day and
Do yon feel a
sharp pain after
When the kid
neys seem sore
and the action
Pills, which have
fBcav ""7 Wfw
J. It. Le, 411 W. Walnut St, Cleburne.
Tex, : "For four yeira I endurro
tnlitry from gravel. Morphine vu my
only relief. 1 had terrible pain In my
buck nnd It oi hard for mn to pan tho
kidney accretion!. Doan'a Kidney Fllla
cured mr and iltico I took them I have
Cat Doan'a at Any Drug Stora, Me a Bos
FOSTER'MILDURN CO., Buffalo. New York
W. N. U., LINCOLN, NO. 42-1912.
SHE COULD ANSWER FOR HIM
Little Comfort for Candidate In Rea
son Assigned by Wife for Her
Mr. WIUlaniB, ono of fivo candidates
for the ofllco of sheriff In ono of tho
northern counties of Wisconsin, was
making a house-to-house canvass of a
rural district, soliciting votes. Com
ing to tho house of Farmer Thompson,
ho was met at the door by the good
housewife, and tho following dialogue
"Ib Mr. Thompson at homo?"
"No; ho has gono to town."
"I am very sorry, as I would have
liked to talk to him."
"Is there anything I can toll htm
"My name is Williams, candidate for
sheriff, and I wanted to exact a prom
ise from him to vote for me at the
"Oh, that will bo all right. I know
ho will promise, for ho has already
promised four other candidates the
same thing." Norman E. Mack's Na
Protected Both Ways.
Two conservative ladies or old
fashioned notions wero traveling in
tho west nnd, becoming Interested in
a young girl on the train, finally asked
why sho was making so long a Jour
ney alouo. They wero greatly shock
ed at her blltho explanation:
."Well, you see, my mother and step
father live at ono end of the Journey,
and my father and stepmother live at
tho other. They send mo to each
other twice a year, bo thero isn't a
bit of danger with four parents all
on tho lookout!"
Call to Arms.
"Bang!" went tho rifles at tho ma
neuvers. "Oo-oo," screamed tho pretty girl
a nice, decorous, surprised llttlo
scream. Sho stepped backward into
the surprised arms of a young man.
"Oh," said sho, blushing, "I was fright
ened by the rifles. I beg your par
"Not at all," said tho young man.
"Let's go over and watch the artil
lery." Serious One.
"What waB the last operation that
famous surgeon performed?"
"He cut his wife out of his will."
If you r what you like others
may not like It
A Confirmed Coffee Drinker Takes to
A housewife was recently surprised
when cook served Postum Instead of
coffee. She says:
"For the last five or six years I bava
been troubled with nervousness. In
digestion and heart trouble. I couldn't
get any benefit from the doctor's med
icine so finally ho ordered me to stop
drinking coffee, which I did.
"I drank hot water whllo taking the
doctor's medicine, with some Improve
ment, then went back to coffee with
tho same old troublo as before.
"A new servant girl old mo about
Postum said her folks used it and -liked
It In place of coffee. We got a
package but I told her I did not be
lieve -my husband would like It, as be
was a great coffee drinker.
"To my Burprlso be called for m,
third cup, said it was 'good stuff' and
wanted to know what It was. We
have used Postum ever since and both
feel better than we have In years.
"My husband used to havo bad
spells with his stomach and would be
elck three or four days, during which
time ho could not eat or drink any
thing. But since he gavo up coffee
and took to Postum, bo has had no
more troublo, and wo now fully be
ltovo It waB all caused by coffee.
"I havo not bad any return of my
former troubles slnco drinking Pos
tum, and feel better and can do more
work than in tho last ten years. Wo
tell everyone about It somo say they
trlod it and did not llko it. I tell them
it makes all tho differenco as to how
It's mado. It should bo mado accord
ing to directions then It Is delicious."
Namo given by Postum Co., Battle
Creek, Micb. Read the book, "The
Road to Wellville," In pkgs. "There's
Kter read the above letter? A awW
one nppenra (rum time) to time. Titer
are Krnulnr. true, and full of feuauua
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