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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA. CHIEF
Warships and Merchantmen Are
Sunk in Conflict in the South
OTHER LOSSES REPORTED
Transport With Fifteen Hundred Ma
rines Is Said to Have Been Sunk by
Japanese Kaiser Declared Recover
ing From Indisposition German Ad
vance in Poland Checked.
London. Dec. 12. Tlio kulHcr
Buffeted further Iobsch at sen.
Tlio Blnklng of tho German con
verted crulBor Prims Eltol Frledrlch,
with 1,500 marines nboard, by u Japa
ncHO warship In South American wa
ters Ih reported from Valparaiso,
Tho German armored cruiser Fried
rich Knrl Into boon sunk In tho Hnltlc
by n mine, according to an olllclal
Btatement of tho French ministry of
marine nt Paris today. Tho sinking
of tho Frlcdrlch Karl is said to have
occurred two weeks ago and most of
tho crow of C57 ofllcers and men uro
ttnld to have drowned.
Tho completion of tho raid by an al
lied fleet on tho German squadron oft
tho Falkland Islands In tho south At
lantic n fow days ngo Is reported In a
dispatch from Montevideo, Uruguay,
stating that tho cruiser Dresden had
taken rcfugo In tho Argcntlnoport of
Bantn Cruz In a badly battered condi
tion. It is believed tho Dresden will
be interned thoro until after tho war.
Nuernberg Falls to Escape.
London, Dec. 11. Tho German cruis
er Nuernberg which withdrew from
tho battlo off tho Falkland Islands and
attempted to mako its cscapo with tho
cruiser Dresden whllo thd- British war
ships under Vloo Admlrnl Sir Freder
ick Dovcton Sturdeo wore destroying
the cruisers Scharnhorst, QnelBcnau
and Leipzig, was hunted across tho
water by units of tho British fleet and
sunk tho snmo day.
Tho main action lasted tiro hours
Tho Scharnhorst sank nftor throe
hours and the Gnclsenau two hours
No loss of any British vessel Is re
ported. British Squadron Heavy.
London, Dec. 11. A dispatch from
Buenos Aires convoys tho Information
thnt tho British squadron Includes
nlno big warships, notably tho battlo
crulEcrs Lion and Indefatigable. The
admiralty declines to verify or deny
that theso grcnt ships aro In foreign
German Cruisers Sunk.
London, Dec. 10. Information re
ceived in London indicates that tho
destruction of tho German fleet in tho
South Atlnntlc, with tho sinking of
thrco crulBcrs, was preceded by the
sinking of thrco German merchant ves
sels. This information comes from Buenos
Aires. Tho mcsBogo said n division of
warshlpB aggregating five Ironclnds
and ono transport, on tho morning of
December 6 snnk ono of tho German
vessels In tho rondstend of Plcton Is
land. Two othor stenmers woro Bent
to tho bottom tho same evening out
side tho harbor of Pnntalon, near
Reports on Naval Battle.
Tho fate of tho merchantmen Is not
mentioned in tho Btatement given out
by tho BrltlBh ndmlralty. which said
that tho Germnn cruisers Scharnhorst,
Gnclsenau and Leipzig, were sunk In
n battlo with tho British fleet under
Vice Admiral Sir Frederick Sturdeo
off tho Falkland Islands in the South
Admiral Von Spee Is Lost?
Tho ofllclnl statement makes refer
ence to somo survivors rescued from
tho Gnclsenau nnd tho Leipzig, but no
mention is mado of any of tlio crow of
tho Scharnhorst, which wnB tho ling
Bhlp of tho German admiral, being
saved, nnd It Is thus presumed that
Count von Speo, his ofllcers nnd men
went down lighting.
As tho Scharnhorst nnd Gnelsenau
ench carried a complement of 765 men,
the Leipzig 280. tho Nuernberg 322, nnd
the Dresden 2G1, tho total Germnn loss
Is estimated nt not far from 2,000
Tho British cnsunlties wero ueven
men killed and four wounded.
SAY KAISER IS IMPROVING
German Ruler, Who Has Been Seri
ously Indisposed, Reported to Be
London, Dec. 12. A dispatch to tho
Evening Nows from Tho Haguo Bays:
"According to Information reaching
hero through prlvato sources, Km
poror William's condition today
showed mnrked improvement. His
temperature this morning waB normal.
Ills physicians allowed him to sit up
for a fow hours."
A mossngo from Paris says the
crown prince has been summoned to
the bedsldo of tho kaiser, according
to tho Echo do Paris!
Illness Held Serious.
Rome, Dee. 12. A roport received
from Berlin says no ono la allowed
to enter tho sick room of tho knlser
nnd that all war nows Is withhold
from tho omperor, who Is extremely
nervous and restless. Ills Illness, this
message adds, Is moro sorlous than
the omclnl bulletin would lend tlio
people to believe.
CHECK ADVANCE, IS CLAIM
Russian Advices Are That Forward
Movement of the Kaiser's Forces
Has Been Stopped.
London, Dec. 12. Of tho flvo Aus
troGorman columns which for some
days appeared to bo making steadj
progress In their Invasion of Poland,
three havo suffered checks, according
to tonight's official roport from Rus
.Tho column which wus making n
downward stroko from Mlawn, on the
Knst Prussian frontier, nnd which was
reported In ono dispatch from Pctro
grad today to bo within flftaon miles
of Warsaw, was repulsed after an
enorgotlc offonslvo, and under counter-attacks
from tho ItusslnnB was
compelled to rotlro nt Bomo points.
Tho uttneks of tho main Gorman
column, which hnd Its front on the
lino between Lodz nnd Lowlcz, nnd
which enmo down diagonally from
Thorn, woro dellvorcd with great
force, but, according to tho Russian
account, wero repulsed with heavy
Iobsch to tho Invaders.
Tho Germans attach the utmost Im
portance, It Is said, to securing n do
clslvo result In tho east boforo tho
Russians' nro able to mako tholr num
bers, which military men bellovo must
already bo suporlor, so overwhelming
that tho better moans of transporta
tion poflsesBed by tho Germans will
German- Official Statement.
Berlin, Dec. 12. Tho Germnn urmy
hendqunrtors staff today Issued the
"Thoro is no chango in the Bltua'
tlon In tho cast of Mnzurlan lakes In
East Prussia. Our attacks in north
ern Poland aro progressing. No news
is at hand from southern Poland."
Tho latest reports from tho fight
ing zono around Lodz, according to in
formation given out by tho German
official press bureau today, show that
the resistance of tho Russians In that
region Is by no means broken. The
now1 Russian positions on Mlazga cut
aro only twolvo or thirteen miles to
tbe eastward of Lodz, which' demon
strates, it is Bald, that much yet re
mains to bo dono before tho Rus
sians can bo considered definitely do
Allies Hold Trenches.
London, Dec. 12. That tho Germane
aro determined to cut through the
allies' lines In West FlandcrB, if bucIi
a thing Is possible, was demonstrated
again today when tho forces In the
vicinity of Ypres mado a violent nnd
continued attack, only to bo repulsed
with heavy losses.
A dispatch from Berlin signed by
tho chief of tho nrmy administration
insists that tho Germans havo made
progress in Flanders, but thoro 1b no
Inkling of tho point where this ad
vanco was made.
It also Is usscrted that French at
tacks In tho forest of Lo Pretro nnd
to tho west of Pont-n-MouBsoi were
Attack Harbor of Dover.
Dovor, England, Doc. 11. Tho city
of Dover waB thrown Into excltomcnt
today by tho announcement that tho
GermanB early this morning attempted
a submnrlno attack on tho harbor
works nnd tho fleet nt anchor In the
A heavy rnln nnd hnzo made search
light work dlfllcult. At six thirty
o'clock tho observers sighted what
they believed to be a fleet of about
six submarines several miles out In
tho channel. ,
Tho channel forts commenced firing
in the direction of tho supposed sub
marines and kept It up for almost hnlf,
nn hour. At tho same time a torpedo
boat destroyer flotilla put to sea.
whoro It romnlnod all day.
Sees Italy Joining War.
Rome, Dec. 12. Slgnor Cnnepa, a
membor of tho chnmber, hns an
nounced thnt ho desires to withdraw
IiIb request that tho government join
with tho United Stntes in n protest
against Germany's violations of tho
agreements of Tho Hnguo conferences.
Slgnor Canepa said slgnlflcnntly thnt
ho hoped action by Italy wns Immi
nent and hence n protest by this coun
try nt tho present tlmo would bo use
Decline Christmas Truce.
Berlin, Doc. 12. The proposal of
Popo Benedict for n truco umong tho
warring nations during tho Christmas
holidays Is said by tho official press
bureau today to havo been declined
Tho German press bureau had an
nounced that Germany was willing to
ngrco to a Christmas truco, provided
the other nations at war gnvo theii
Press Austrlans Hard.
Rome, Dec. 12. Tho Servian lega
tion announces that the Austrlans
havo beon driven back on Shabatz and
nro being hard pressed by tho Ser
vians, who nro nttncklng toward Bel
grade. The Austrian prisoners of war
In Servla number 300 otllcors nnd 30,
Derlln. Dec. 12 (by wireless).
"Word has arrived from Bucharest
that Prlmo Minister Brntlano of Rou
'mania has rejected tho demand of tho
triple entente that Rourunnln attack
Bulgaria If Bulgnrln should provent
Greece from going to tho usKlstnnco of
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TIME NOT RIPE FOR PEACE
MEXICAN FACTI0N8 RESUME
Overtures of Holland and the United
States Should Be Delayed
Killed Mother in Fit of
Western Newspaper Union NVws Service.
El Paso, Tex. Fighting botween
tho Carranza antlj Villa troops has
been in progress south of Pnrral, Chi
huahua, according to reports received
hero. Persons arriving here Friday
said that tho Carranza troops under
Gen. Luis Herrera had captured the
town of Ballezt, exterminating tho en
tire Villa garrison of about GOO men.
Later Villa reinforcements numbering
about 2,000 men engaged Herrera
troops, which numbered 1,800. Heavy
fighting was In progress when the ref
ugees left the region. The Villa agents
there Issued a denial that tiio Carranza
troops had captured any of tho towns
where Carranza victories have beon
Killed Mother In Fit of Rage.
McCool Junction, Nob. In a lit of
rago over a fancied grievance, Otto
(Bellows, twenty-threo years old, Bhot
And killed his mother,' Mrs. Frank Bel
lows, wounded his sister, Lorenn, nnd
then shot himself through the head at
tho family home five miles southwest
of this village. His sister's condition
Is not thought to be serious, but it is
thought that Bellows cannot recover.
Earl Wldeman, a formor student of
tho medical college of the stato uni
versity, narrowly escaped death. Bol
lows fired seven shots at hlra.
TIME NOT RIPE FOR PEACE.
United States and Holland Should De
Now York. The tlmo has not yet
come for cither the United States or
Holland to make peace overtures to
the belllgorcnt powers of Europe, in
tho opinion of Dr. Henry Van Dyke,
United States minister to Tho Neth
erlands, who wns the guest of honor
at a dinner given hero by tho 'Lotus
The Araorican diplomat, who re
turned to this country for a brlot
respite from his arduous duties,
praised tho attitude of neutrality of
the United Stntes and Holland. Ho
said he hoped the tlmo would come,
and corao soon, when tho nations
would get together nnd aid each other
In bringing about an honorable
Sudden Death of Congressman.
Washington. Ropresentnttvo Sere
no E. Payno of Now York died sud
denly of heart failure at his apart
ments hero at 11:15 o'clock Thursdny
night. Mr. Payno hnd retired to his
room apparently in robust health. He
telephoned to tho apartment house
clerk about 11 o'clock, asking that a
physician bo sent for. When the clerk
reached tho room tho congressman
wns dying and life was extinct boforo
1 the doctor arrived.
All But Two Perish in Flames.
Barrow, England. Wrapped in
flames and with the sea about her
ablazo' from the cargo of gasoline she
was cnrrylng, only two men of her
crew of thirty-six escaped death when
tho British steamor Vedra piled on the
shoro near Barrow during a heavy
gale, broko up and was consumed. Tho
two men rescued wero severely burned
whllo swimming through the flaming
sea to a tug. Tho majority of tho crew
woro trapped In tho forecastlo of tho
Vedra and perished.
Merlco City Is Quiet.
Washington. Mexico City Is "quiet,
orderly and well policed," according to
official dispatches received by tho stnto
department. Few political arrests nro
reported, although flvo well-known
Mexicans have been oxecuted by mill
tnry order on n charge of counterfeiting.
Thoro have been no confiscation or
occupation of prlvato property, necord
,lng to ofllclnl dispatches. Tho cablnot
of Provisional President Gutierrez hns
.not be-in finally completed, tho port
folio of foreign relations still being
NO EMERGENCY FOR GOVERN
House Resolution to Extend Dominion
of United States Inhabitants of
Lodz Destitute of Food.
Western Newspaper Union News Service
Washlngtonir-Thnt there Is no emer
gency which JtiBtitles government as
sistance to farmers directly through
tho use of government cash or credit,
was tho position taken by Secretary
Houston of the depaitment of agricul
ture, In dlsciiBSlng rural credits in his
nnnual report submitted to President
Wilson. Secretary Houston's state
ment was regarded as Indicating the
policy of the administration. Secretary
Houston pointed out that the new bank
law "takes Just and particular knowl
edgo of the farmers' requirements."
He suggested that any credit needs of
the agricultural community beyond
those cared for under the federal re
servo law, should bo cared for by a
system of co-operative credit associa
tion, financed with private funds, by
means of which the combined credit
of farming communities could be util
ized, and by a system of land mort
gages, banks, likewise, privately capi
talized. Were Out of Food.
London. A Petrograd dispatch to
Router's Telegram company says the
Polish town of lx)dz, ut tho tlmo of its
evacuation by the Russians, was com
pletely destitute of food. Tho popu
lation quit the town en masse, fearing
the Germans. Thousands proceeded
to Warsaw on foot. Accounts of tho
fighting between Lodz and How show
that the Germans attacked In close
formation in tho twilight and a fog,
hoping to catch the Russians un
awares. The Russians, however, were
forowarned and allowed the Germans
to ndvanco close, then Bwept the Ger
man lines with a hundred searchlights.
Dazzled by the glare, the Germans In
dense columns offered an easy target
to machine guns nnd rifle Arc. Thoy
lost enormously nnd finally retired.
LAY CLAIM TO NORTH POLE.
Resolution in House to Extend United
Washington. Extension of tho do
minion of tho United States to the
frozen lands and senB surrounding the
north pole is proposed in a resolution
Introduced In the house by Represen
tative Smith of New York. Tho meas
ure woufd provide that the priority of
tho discovery of tho north polo bo
established and declared by congress
so that these lands' discovered by
Americans in tho far north may be
designated and described as the terri
tory of the United Stntes,
Condition of the Nebraska Banks.
Washington. The abstract of the
condition of tho natlonnl banks of Ne
braska, exclusive of Omaha and Lin
coln, at tho close of business on Octo
ber 31, as reported to tho comptroller
of tho currency, shown tho average re
serve hold Ib 15.58 per cent; loans and
discounts, $52,877,004; gold coin, $1,
357,559; lawful money resorve, $3,310,
089; individual deposits. $4S,349,480.
Students Go on Strike.
Enu Clnlre. Wis. Ono hundred nnd
fifty students of tho Enu Claire high
school wont on strlko as a protest
against tho action of the school board
in ordering under pain of expulsion
twenty-threo boy students to sign a
statement apologizing to Principal F.
M. Jack for making demands of him
to publicly npologlze to Florence
Blood, a flftoen-year-old girl student-,
for a remark recently mado to hen
The striking students marched
through the principal streets of tho
city, but remained quiet and peaceful
Nebraskans to Get Iron Cross.
Fremont, Neb. Rev. nnd Mrs. F.
Blegcr and daughter of Yutan will
havo tho kaiser's Jron cross bamb In
exchange for their Jewelry, which they
sent to Now York, from whenco tho
proceeds of tho gold will bo sent to
Germany for the rcllof fund. Tho fam
ily sent all Its Jowelry and Ib certain
that the emperor's iron symbols will
bo received In return. Row Blegcr Is
pastor of tho Salom Lutheran church,
which was destroyed by tho tornado of
BRIEF NEWS OF NEBRASKA
Havelock Y. M. C. A. hns a member
ship of over 200.
Sprlngvlew is preparing to install a
now electric light plant.
The Dodgo county automobile asso
ciation has beon disbanded.
Chimes are being Installed in the
new MethodlBt church at Hastings.
Tho Nobraska art association Is
holding Its annual exhibit at Lincoln.
Seward now has three papers
Russell & Craig bolng the Inst to en
ter tho field.
Flro In the opera house at North
Bend caused a damage of several hun
The Goehrlng hardware Btore nt
Bownrd wns burglarized and a small
amount in cash taken.
Box Butte county's new court house
Is practically completed and will be
dedicated December 2S.
Tho LoomlB mill and nn elevntor
adjoining were destroyed by lire with
a loss of nearly $50,000.
Scvernl deaths have resulted from
whooping cough which raged as nn
epidemic nt Dorchester.
Elks over tho Btnte held their
memorial services for departed mem
bers Sunday, December G.
Tim annual meeting of the state fire
men's" association will be held nt Ne
braska City, December 19 to 21.
George Aldrlch, son of former Gov
ernor Aldrlch, and Miss Alberta, Wyntl
wero married In Omaha last week.
Chief of Police Harm of Hastlngt
threatens to closo dance halls there bo
cause morals of youth are endnngered
Conrad Denneckcr is dead at hit
borne near Rulo from blood poisoning
caused by stepping on a rusty nail
The Stanton commercial club helc
Its first nnnual bnnquet Inst week and
over a hundred members wero present
William Heldemau is dead nt tht
homo of his pnronta nenr Tccumset
from injuries received In a runawnj
The big boulder on which will be
placed the Nebraska D. A. R. bronze
tablet, has been put In position r.t No
Extensive arrangements are bclni
mado for tho second annual coursing,
meet to be held in Fatrbury, Decern
ber 17, 18 and 19.
The pupils drilled out In regulni
order when a Are was discovered In
the schoolhouse at Dunbar, The flr
loss waB nominal.
Burns she received when a pan ol
blazing floor wax set her clothes on
flro caused the death of Mrs. Alice
Stafford nt Omaha.
Fire of unknown origin destroyed n
number of business houses, including
tho postofllce, at Palmyra, causing a
loss of nearly $50,000.
C. W. Beeeher, for over twenty
years a resident of University Place,
Is dead nt tho homo of bis daughter
at Elk Mountain, Wyo.
William Hlnton, of Curtis, 83 years
old, was stricken with paralysis on
board a Burlington train enroutc home
from a visit to St. Louis.
Five horses and a quantity of hay
and grain wero destroyed when tho
barn on the George Pearson farm,
near Tecumsoh. wns burned.
Box Butto county hns orgnnlzed n
farmers' nssoclntlon, nnd expects to
havo nn agricultural agent or demon
strator by tho first of the year.
Delegates from nenrly every stnto
In tho union were In nttendnnco at the
meeting of tho farmers' society of
equity held in Omaha Inst week.
Tho nnnual show ot tho Dodgo
County Poultry association nt Fre
mont last week was the most success
ful exhibit over held by that organiza
Delegates from Colorado. Montana
Iowa, Michigan. Knnsns and Nebraska
will attend tho meeting of the German
Prayer brotherhoods to be held at Lin
coln, December 2G to 28.
Richard Rutherford, left halfback on
the Nebraska football eleven for tho
past two seasons and a Junior In the
university in tho collego of arts and
sclenco, has been elected to captain
tho Cornbuskers during the gridiron
campaign of 1915.
A lono bandit held up tho proprietor
and a number of guests at an Omaha
cafe, securing $65, but was captured
after an exciting chase.
Crawford haB Just completed lte
magnificent flro department building
and city hall, and wants tho meeting
of the stato firemen's convention to be
Tho only known renl Son of the
American Revolution. In tho west, and
one out of a very small number In tho
United States, has Just been discov
ered In tho person of Nelson Mooro of
Hnvolock, whose father fought in the
war of Independence.
University Place choral society Is
rehearsing "Tho Meslah," which they
will present shortly.
Harry Wales, a Plattsmouth lad,
had an arm broken during a "rush"
in n football game.
Edwin Rells, a Junior In the univer
sity of Omaha, waB awarded tho Irene
Sullivan memorial prize qf $25 foi
the best written article on tho tem
Kennedy Gillespie, n Nemaha county
farmer, has completed husking and
cribbing over 10,000 bushels of corn,
tho yield being about fifty bushels pot
aero and of good quality.
School teachers of O'Neill, Atkln
ion, Stuart, Newport, Bnssett, Long
Pino, Wood Lake nnd Vnlontlno will
moot in Alnsworth, January 16 nnd
17, to form an organization.
Steward Gutzman nnd six patients
at tho 'Norfolk Insnno hospital, have
mild cases of Rmallpox, nnd tho In
stitution has boen plnced under quar
antine. Whllo in a dollrlous condition A. J.
Mooro of Lincoln Jumped through n
window nt his homo, scantily clad, nnd
it wob only nftor a long chaso over
4he city that howas overtaken nnd
returned to his room ,
ON A PAYING BASIS
POSTAL SERVICE WILL NET BIG
PROFIT FOR LAST YEAR.
NEBRASKA HAS PRIZE HEN
Record for Egg Laying In Competition
In Nebraska Nebraska Irrl-
gationlsts Win in
Western Newspaper Union News Service
Washington. Asserting that for tbt
first tlmo slnco its organization by
Benjamin Franklin, tho postoillco de
partment Is on a self-sustaining basis,
Postmaster General Burleson has sub
mitted to President Wilson his an
nual roport. it records enormous
growth in the department's business
beeauso of tho parcel post nnd postal
savings bank divisions and recom
mends a program of postal legislation
to Increase tho scope of tho depart
Mr. Burleson features his roport
with nn cstlmute that a surplus of $3,
569,545, the second of his administra
tion, will be shown for tho fiscal yrar
of 1914 when nil clnlms nnd charges
have been mot.
NEBRASKA HAS A PRIZu HEN.
Record for Egg-Laying In Competition
St. Louis, Mo. The result of the an
nual egg-laying contest, Just conclud
ed nt the stnto poultry experlmont sta
tion nt Mountain Grove, Mo., shows
that the record for laying previously
beld by n Missouri hen, Lady Show
yon, has been eclipsed in tho last year
by Lad Lay-more, owned by Oscar E.
Hennlng of Mead, Nob. Lady Show
you's record was 281 eggs In 365 days.
Tho Nebraska winner scllpsed thnt by
flv eggs, a total of 28G for tho year.
Both the present and tho former
champions aro Whlto Leghorns. Lad
Show-you is valued at $1,000. No
prlco has been put on the new
For Nebraska Irrigators.
Denver, Colo. A decision Involving
all Irrigation projects In Colorado and
with a wide bearing on similar cases
throughout the United States was
handed down in tho federal district
court when Judge R. E. Lewis decided
that state boundaries havo no bear
ings on water rights and that the Btate
has no special claim on tho water of
tho rivers which spring up within It3
boundaries. The doclsion was given
in the case of tho Pioneer Irrigation
company of Nobraska against John E.
Field, state englnoer, his assistants
and all users of water, from the Re
publican river in ColoraW The plain
tiffs claim priorities on the river ante
dating many of those held by Colorado
irrigators, who havo beon taking water
from the stream before it passes out
of tho state. Tho court decreed that
the Colorado users must leavo twenty
nine feet of nater In tho river where
it crosses Into Nebraska,
Germany Favors Christmas Truce.
Berlin Among the nows items given
out by the German official press bu
reau was the following:
"Immediately after Germany re
ceived the suggestion of Popo Bene
dict for a truce among tho warring
nations for a truce during the Christ
mas holidays nn affirmative reply was
rent to the Vatican. Tlio reply, how
over, was conditional on tho acquies
cence of all tho other belllgorents in
the pope's suggestion."
Balance of Trade In Our Favor.
Washington. A balance of trade In
favor of the United Stntes of $21,852,
342 wns shown nt the close of th
week ending December 5, marking n'
gain over the previous weefc of $5,493,
017. Theso figures were given In a re
port Issued by tho department of com
merce based upon returns from the
twelve ports of the United States
which do 80 per cent of the nation's
entire export nnd Import business.
For Organized Belgian Relief.
Lincoln. 'Neb. Mnyors of all the
cities nnd towns in tho stato have
been asked to attend a meeting at
Governor Morehead's office, December
20, nt which Belglnn relief work will
bo tho subject under discussion. The
intention Is to orgnnlzo Nebraska to
carry on this phase of charity
Find Counterfeit Coins.
Beatrice, Neb. Three counterfeit
stiver dollars havo beon turned over
to the local nollcc. They wero found
In n house formerly occupied by Mike
Smith nnd MIrron Seltzof, who wers
recently arrested In thiB city by B. H.
Mills of tho government secret ser
vice nnd taken to Kansas City. Thi
dollars nro Just as they c:tme from the
mould nnd still havo tho burr marks
around tho edges. They aro all of the
date of 1901 nnd aro In nn unfinished
Nebraskans Win In Judging Contest.
Des Moines, In. The team repre
senting tho Nebraska Agricultural col
Ioge defentod the Ames collego toam
in tho Judging contest nt tho Iowa
Horticultural association meeting. Th
Nebraska toam, In chargo of Prof. J,
R. Cooper, wns composed of C. W,
8mith, O. W. SJorgren, Stephen Whlse
dd3, H. A Jones and P. A. Stewart.
Judges were Prof. Cady of Minnesota,
Prof. Hanson of South Dakota and Vic
tor Seltor of Do Soto, la.
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