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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, CHIEF
4C0TT AND FUNSTON MEET MEX
ICAN WAR MINISTER OBRE
GON AT JUAREZ.
MEET IN THE CUSTOMS HOUSE
Majoi General to Pretent U. 8. De
mands nt Oncu Troops Guard
Street American Commander
Croat International Bridge.
El I'obo, Tex., Mr.y 1. MaJ, (Jens.
Hugh F. Scott an J Frederick FuiiBtou
mot Mexican Minister of War Alvaro
Obrogon In the customs houau In
Juarez on Friday Light.
The meeting was tho formal pro
llmlnary to tho opening of tho inter
national conference by which tho right
of the United Stales troops to continue
tho purHUlt of Villa und IiIh bandits
lu Moxlco Ib to be settled.
General Obregon.Btnndlng In a semi
circle formed by members of his Htnff,
all of whom were drnssed In servlco
uniforms, received tho American o Ul
cers at tho entrance to tho reception
room whero the conference Is to ho
Oonornl Scott, In civilian dress, ml
vauccd first and shook handB with
Obrogon in vigorous American fash
ion, then procooded to greet other
Mexican officers present. General
Kunston followed and went through
tho same formalities.
Sovcral other piomlncnt Mexicans,
who had been Invited to attend tho
first ccromonloa, Including Mayor
Prlsto of Juarez, were Introduced.
Immediately after this, Gonornls Scott
and Funston went Into un executive
conference- with General Ohrcgon.
This lasted an hour and General
Scott then curno out and announced
thnt tho meeting bud been purely so
cial. From tho hrldgo to tho customs
houso It Is about flvo blocks. Sta
tioned at ten paccB along tho routo
on both sides of tho street wero Mex
ican soldiers holding their rifles at
present arms. Tliero was no demon
stration except a mild cheer at tho
conclusion of a salute sounded by a
buglo corps us tho procession reached
tho pluco of the conference.
GERMAN AIRCRAFT WRECKED
Fokker Among Planes Brought Down
In Day's Campaign on the
Paris, April 2D. Numerous nlr raids
along tho western front In which Ger
man planes, Including a Fokker, wero
brought down, wcrt roported by tho
A French squadron dropped 18
bombs on I-n Ma:cho station In tho
Woovro. Ono Gorman piano nttneked
by tho French dropped near Douau
mont badly damnged, and another fell
A French aviator, piloting n NIou
port mnnoplnno, defeated n Fokker,
which fell behind tho Germnn lines.
Tho Germans dropped shells nt In
frequent Intei vals during tho night In
tho region of Avocourt. Esnes and
AIR RAIDS ROUSE THE SWISS
Action Demanded Because of German
Flights Over Neutral Soil Prom
ises Not Kept.
norno, April 29. Tho flight of n Gor
man aeroplane over Swiss territory In
tho region of Porrontruy, occurring so
soon after n previous similar flight
ovor tho snine territory, hns provoked
tho strongest indignation In Switzer
land. This Is reflected in all sections of
tho press. Tho somlolllclnl Uund snyB
the time has enmo to demand from
Germany something more than expres
sions of regret or excuses.
GERMAN WARSHIPS IN RAID
Teutons Flee When Pursued by Brit
ish After Making Attack on East
Coast of England.
London, April 27. Two British
light cruisers nnd a destroyer wore
hit In a 20-mlnuto engagement with n
German cruiser squndron nt daybreak
Tuesday, following a raid by tho Ger
man on Lowestoft Tho Gorman ves
sels escaped. Four persons wero killed.
106 BRITISH KILLED BY BLAST
Sixty-Six Others Injured In Explosion
of Kent County Munitions
London, April 28. Ofllclal announce
ment was mado hero on Wednesday
that 100 persons wero klllod and GO
Injured In tho recent oxloston In a
Kent county munitions factory. No
women wero among the victims.
Mrs. McLean Near Death.
Baltimore, Md., May 1. Mrs. Don
aid McLean, past-president of tho
Daughters of tho American Revolu
tion, Is said to bo sinking rapidly at
K hospital hero, Mrs. McLean has been
Ml for sovcral weeks.
Turks Kill 800 British,
nerlln, May 1. Turkish troops an
nihilated four llrltlsh cavalry squad
rons, about F00 men, In a battlo April
23 no.r Quatla, about twenty-tlvo miles
east of tho Suez canal. This Informa-
tlon was contained In an ofllclal report.
SEA AND AIR ATTACK ON ENGLAND
-.- L .ji a'jj- j.imm-'V.J I
it Is liellovod tho Zeppelins and the German cruiser squadron cooper
ated In tho raid on the east coast of England, tho airships nctlug ns scouts
for tho warships. 1 Shows tho probable courso taken by tho Zeppelins from
Wllhclmshavcn. 'J Shows tho prohiblc routo of tho German squadron.
3 German battlo squndron raldB English const at Lowestoft. 4 Zeppelins
rnld eastern counties of England and drop 70 bombs over Norfolk anil Suf
folk coasts. 5 Germnns mndo nlr raid on Dunkirk, Franco. 6 llrltlsh wnr
ships bombard Zeebruggo and Gorman batteries off Hoyst, Ulankenborghe
IRISH REVOLT QUELLED
TWELVE PERSON3 ARE KILLED
IN DUBLIN FIGHTING.
German Sea Raid Connected With
Outbreak Several Leaders Ar
rested, But Names Withheld.
London, April 27. Tho olllclal com
munication Issued hero on Tucsdny
concerning tho sltuntlon In Dublin
"At noon ycston'ny serious disturb
ances broko out In Dublin. A Inrgo
pnrty of men Identified with tho Sinn
Fein pnrty, mostly armed, occupied
Stephen's Green and took possession
forcibly of tho post ofllco. whero thoy
cut tho telegraph mil tolophono wires.
Houses also wero occupied In Sto
phen's Green. Snckvlllo street, Abbey
..a i .1 . i. !
street and along tho quayn
"In tho courso of tho day soldiers
arrived from tho Currngh nnd the situ
nMon Is now well In linnd. So far as
Is known hero three military olllcors,
four or flvo soldiers, two loynl volun
teers and two policemen hnvo been
killed and four or flvo military ofllcers
nnd six volunteers wounded. No ex
net Information has been received of
tho casualties on tho sldo of thu Sinn
"Roporta received from Cork, Lim
erick, Ennls, Traleo and Tlppernry
show that no disturbances of any kind
havo occurred In those localities."
Augustlno lllrrell, chief secretary
for Ireland, nnnourcod In the house of
commons tho disturbances lu Dublin.
Ho added thnt troops hud been sent to
the Irish capital nnd that tho situa
tion wns now well In hand.
RUSS CONTINUE TO PROGRESS
Drive Turks From Strongly Fortified
Positions In Mountains South
I'etrogrnd. April 29 Overcoming
enormous natural difficulties, tho loft
wing of Grand Duko Nlcholns' army In
tho Cnucasus has driven tho Turks
from their strongly fortified positions
In tho mountains south of Illtlis nnd l
now advancing toward Dlarbekr, on
tho Tigris river, according to ofllclal
advices received from Tlflls.
Hcsun, a small but strong fort built
at a height of moro than 3.C00 fcot
almost duo west of Illtlis, has fallen
Into Russian hnuds, tho garrison flco
Ing after defending the post for only
OFF THE WIRE
Now York, April 27. Mrs. Ida Snlf
fen Rogers is free. Tho Jury rofused
to bcliovo that sho a notoriously los
ing mother, could havo been In her
right mind when sh poisoned her two
children. "Not guilty on tho groundB
of Insanity," was tho verdict an
nounced In tho Ilronx supremo court.
Washington, April 27. Tho llrltlsh
ambassador, Sir Cecil Sprlng-RIco, re
ceived and referred to tho stnto de
partment an anonymous threatening
communication declaring thnt any
treatment of Sir Roger Casement
other than that duo a prisoner of war
of tho highest rank would be a sen
teuco of death against "him and other
English servants In this country."
Opens Milk Rate Inquiry.
Chicago, Mny 1. Goorgo M. Urown,
examiner for tho interstate commerco
commission, will begin nn Investiga
tion of tho rates charged for the ship
ment of milk In tho hope of establish
ing uniform rates.
Rejects U. S. Board's Wage Scale.
Seward, Alaska, May 1. Tho An
chorugo Labor union rojectod tho wnge
Bcalo offered by tho federal arbitration
board, endeavoring to settlo tho strike
nmong workmen on tho government's
railroad in Alaska.
U. S. MEN WIN BATTLE
SIX VILLISTA8 KILLED AND MANY
WOUNDED IN CLASH.
Two Americans Lose Lives In Engage
ment With Colonel Dodd'a Column
Field Headquarters, April 28, vln
wireless to Columbus, N. M. Two
Amerlenns wero killed nnd three
wounded in an engagement between
cavalrymen under Col. Goorgo A. Dodd
nnd 2C0 Villa bnndlts nt Tomachlo, in
tho centor of tho Slorra Mndres.
Tho Villa command under four
chiefs, Hnca, Cercuntcs, Domlngucz
and Iloss, was surprised In tho late
nfternoon nnd routed. Aftor tho bat
tlo tho Americans found six dead
Mexicans and nineteen wounded,
will Ifl n rtttfltlHf V if linfone firmu n ml
whllo a quantity of horses, arms and
equipment wns captured.
ItoportB received here mado no men
tion of Villa himself being with tho
band, although It had boon roported
provlously that ho was in hiding In
tho mountains in that vicinity.
Tho Villa bandits wero oncamped In
a Jagged, rocky defile when thoy
caught sight of tho American column
riding toward thorn, about 4:30 o'clock
In tho afternoon.
Immediately tho Moxlcan bugles
pounded thu call to arms. Through
tho mountain pass tho two commands
struggled, tho Villa bandits dropping
all cumbcrsomu equipment In a pre
clpltato light boforo Colonel Dodd'a
Onco during tho flight tho Villa
forcca recolved re-enforcements nnd
nttempted vainly to mnko a stand
ngnlnst tho Americans. When night
enmo tho pursuit boenmo increasingly
dlfllcult becnuse of tho nnturo of the
terrain, honeycombed ns It Is with
mountain caves, gorges and trails, in
which there aro many Jagged rocks
Colonel Dodd pursued tho Villa ban
dlts townrd Mluacn, his base, whore
ho Is now reported to bo awaiting sup
plies. Tho 19 Villa wounded taken In tho
engagement and tho 25 horses and
nrms enptured wero taken to Mlnnca
to await Genornl Pershing's orders as
to their disposition.
NEW BRITISH CABINET CRISIS
Secret Sessions of Parliament De
nounced by Press Universal Con
London, April 29. A brand new cnb
Inot crisis hns boon precipitated by
tho withdrawal of tho military serv
ice bill. Tho bill, which was Intro
duced Thursdny, was Immediately af
terwards recalled bocauso of tho un
rest In Ireland.
That the secret session of parlia
ment proved an utter falluro and
showed weakness on tho part of the
government wns tho vlow vigorously
oxprcBsed by tho press. Many papen
aro demanding universal conscrlptlor
without further uolny.
NAME TAGGART FOR SENATOR
Nominated for the Short Term by the
Democratic State Convention
Indianapolis, Ind April 28. United
States Sonntor Thomas Taggart wns
nominated on Wednesday for United
States senator for the short term bj
tho Democratic Btato convention.
No Troops for Anchorage.
Washington, April 29. Secretary o1
tho Intorlor Lnno announced that he
has requested that no troops bo sent
to Anchorage Alnskn, whero laborers
employed on tho government railroad
aro on strike.
Shoot Four Villa Men.
Columbus, N. M April 29. Foul
Mcxlcnn prisoners at Casas Grnmlnt
aro reported to havp beon killed by
American sontries on attempting to
Qscnno. Scores of bandits mn.ir,c
I nre said to bo hold at various point.
VILLA DEAD AGAIN
EL PASO DISPATCHES CLAIM NO
DOUBT IN REPORT
RURAL CREDITS LEGISLATION
Early Action by Congress Urged by
Nebraska Senators Remarkable
Bravery Displayed by
IVi'Rtfrn Newnpnpi-r Union New Service
El Paso. A new factor Is believed
to have been Injected Into the confer
ence over American troop dispositions
by tho receipt of fresh reports that
Franslcso Villa Is dead. Mexican Con
sul Garcia said Colonel Cnrlos Carran
ta has telegraphed from Cuslhulrlaehlc
that he had been unable to find Villa's
body, but that he had established be
ond dispute thnt the liandlt leader
was leal and ho hoped to recover tho
body In n few days. The telegram said
ali tho evidence tended to conllrm thu
dealh of Villa.
Bravery of Russian Women.
Potrograd The bravery of tne wc
men soldiers who have managLd to get
Into tho Russian army Is ugnln strik
ingly recalled by the decoration be
stowed upon n Russian sister of char
ity, Mile. Ivnnoff. nnd ilir proposed
decoration of Tanjn Kakouilne. n gtrl
sixteen years of age. Mile Ivanoff,
finding herself eloe to a company
which had lost nil its olllms. placed
herself nt its head and captured a
hostile trench before which the troops
were hesltutlng. Mortally wounded,
she was, by Imperial command. dco
rated with the Cross of St. Geoige in
enamel, a distinction to .. hlcli only
ofllcers arc entitled.
RURAL CREDITS LEGISLATION.
Early Action Urged by Both Ne
Washington. -- The enactment nt
this session of rural credits legisla
tion is strongly urged upon the sen
ate by both Nebraska senators. Sen
ntor Norris expressed some dissatis
faction, however, with the pending
hill, declaring that In his Judgment It
was "top-heavy" anil eo.t loo much
for its operation He insisted thnt a
mral credits system ought to ho
operated nt us low a tost as possible
In order to permit of low inteiest
rates. He announced his Intention
of offering as a substitute for the Hoi
lis bill his own hill providing tor a
bureau of farm loans, to be operated
largely by employes already In tho
servlco of the government.
Scnntor Hitchcock praised the Hoi
lis hill, declared it involved no ques
tion of unconstitutionality, nnd said
the bill had been so admirably drawn
that criticism of It was difficult.
Attitude Toward Armed Vessels.
Washington.- A statement defining
tho attitude of tho United States to
ward armed merchant ships is mado
public by the. state department by di
rection of President Wilson. It orig
inally was prepared as a circular noto
to other powers, hut It later was de
cided to issue it as a statement. Tho
Btntement holds to the right of a mer
chant ship to arm for protection only,
but declares that "merchantmen which
havo used their armaments for aggres
sive purposes are not entitled to tho
snme hospitality in neutral ports as
peaceably armed merchantmen."
Dublin Revolts Nearlng End.
London Field Marshal French, com
mander of tho home forces, reports
thnt the general postofllce nt Dublin,
which has been tho principal strong
hold of the Sinn Felners, has been
burned down. Connolly ono of tho
lenders of the rebels Is roported to
have been killed. Mnny of tho rebels
havo been tnken prisoners nnd the re
volt In Dublin is on tho verge of col
lapse. In tho rest of Ireland the sltu
ntlon generally Is assuming normal
London. Tho llrltlsh bnttleship
Russell has been sunk by n mine in
tho Mediterranean sen and a German
fluhmarlno destroyed and Its crew
taken prisoner off the east coast of
England, It is ofllclally announced.
Admiral Fremnntle, the captain and
twenty-four other ofllcers nnd 675
men of tho crew of the Russoll wero
saved. About 124 olllcers and men are
Asks for Rehearing.
Washington. Counsel for D. E.
Thompson hnvo filed with tho supremo
court a petition for rehearing in tho
Capitol National bank ense, in which
tho court recently hold Thompson
and others liable for $S0,000. Ofll
clals familiar with tho practlco of
tho court expect tho petition to bo
denied ns tho caso has been beforo
tlfo court threo times nnd a rehearing
under circumstances similar to those
in tho present case hnB not been
granted during tho last ton years.
Meat Prices Continue to Rise.
Chicago. PrlccB of meat animals
continue to rlso, an average Increnso
of 4.3 per cent from March 15 to
April 10 being announced nt Washing
ton by tho department of ngrlculturo.
Prices bolng paid to producers for
hogs, cattle, sheep and chickens on
April 15 averaged about 19,1 per cent
hlRhor than a year ago, 6 1 per cent
niguer man iwo years ukj, mm n.
nor cent higher than tho average of
I the last six years on that date.
BIG 8UMMER CAMP.
Medical Corps and Field Hospital to
Go to Fort Riley.
Adjutant General P. L. Hall ot the
Nebraska natlonnl guard has an
nounced dates for two encampments
of ofllcers of the Nebraska natlonnl
guard. Tho big summer camp for
tho Infantry Is not nettled, but It will
probably bo held nt Fort Robinson
about tho mlddlo of August.
The officers of the Nebraska na
tional guard medical corps will attend
a school of Instruction at Fort Riley
from Juno 5 to June 15, Inclusive.
Thirteen ofllcers from Nebraska will
attend this school. Olllcers from tho
medlcnl corps of tho national guard
of Missouri, Kunsas, Nebraska, Colo
rado, Wyoming, Arkansas, Arlzonn,
Now Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and
Louisiana will attend.
The Nebraska natlonnl guard field
hospital of Lincoln will attend a Joint
encampment nt Fort Riley from June
20 to July 6. Olllcers of the Colorado
Held hospital will also attend nt the
same time. Flvo olllcers and thirty
three men from Nebraska will attend
Alleges Unlawful Combination.
Complnlnt that twenty-three hall
insurance companies all of them out-of-the-state
concerns- hnvo entered
into a combination to fix rales und
make uniform commissions for agents
has been filed with the stnto insurance
commissioner by P. F. Zimmer and
E. 1). Reach.
Tho complaint charges that tho
combination Is unlawful and subjects
the offending companies to immediate
disbarment from this state. An Im
mediate hearing Is nsked and action
is sought, tho complainants say,
which will prevent tho companies
from enforcing tho nllegod-to-bo fixed
rates In this state.
Tho board has not decided when to
tako up the complaint.
Tho basis of the chnrgo Is a letter
received by one of the complainants
In which full detnlls of the allowed
"unlawful combination" aro Bald to
havo been contained.
Tho companies havo not been pub
licly named, but all of them are ad
mitted by Insurnnco Commissioner
Eastham to bo outside of Nebraska.
No state companies are In the least
connected with tho affair, ho says.
Many Schools Make Entry.
With tho Nebraska high school In
terscholastlc track and Held meet
again under tho direction of thu Uni
versity of Nebraska authorities, tho'
llrst entries reaching Athletic Man
ager Guy E. Reed Indicate that -'ouhlo
tho number of Nebraska high schools
will tnkp pait than for tho last two
years Although Mr. Reed sent out
entry blanks for tho moot only a week
ago, ho has received entries from
twenty-seven schools. Entries will
not close until May 5. and Mr. Reed
has still to hear from a number of
tho larger schools In the state, Includ
ing Omaha, which are situ to bo rep
New Use for Automobile.
Secretary W. R. Mellor, of tho Btato
hoard of agriculture, advocates the uso
of automobiles to kill gophers. Ho
does not mean to run tho gophers
down with nn automobile, but to run
I ho cxhnust from nn nutomobllo into
the runway used by gophers. Two or
threo minutes Is time enough for tho
exhaust. Then cover tho runway. This
method la said to bo sure death to
pralrio dogs also. Another method ot
killing gophers is recommended. With
nn end gate wagon rod or some other
ehurp pointed Instrument 11 nil tho run
way near a fresh mound nnd open up,
put In n pleco of cotton, n corn cob
or something which will easily absorb,
pour on n couple of tahlespoonfuls of
carbon blsulphldo and cover. Tho car
bon evaporates quickly and seeks tho
lower lovels of the runway, which
effectually puts tho gopher out o!
Tho question of calling n constitu
tional convention will be submitted to
tho voters November 7, according to
an announcement of tho Nebraska
Popular Government league. The
leaguo will fllo with tho secretary of
Btato, boforo Juno !. a potltlon signed
by tho necessary 15 per cent of tho
voters, or 40,000 names, usklng thnt
tho question bo submitted to tho peo
ple. Tho question ns it will bo sub
mitted provides that tho delegates to
tho convention shall bo elected on a
non-partisan ticket at the general
election In 1918, with tho convention
to meet In 1919. Tho work of tho
convention will bo submitted in the
form of soparato amendments to the
constitution, it Is snld.
Chancellor Samuol Avery, of tho
stnto university, hnR beon unpointed
chnlrmnn o tho nntlonnl commltteo
on education of tho National Con
servation congress, which convened
at Washington, D. C. this wcok. Tho
commltteo will consider departments
and mothodB In educntlon, with tho
Idea of increasing efficiency. J. L.
McHrlen, now connected with tho
United States department of educa
tion, and formerly Btato superintend
ent of Nebraska, will bo tho secretary
of tho commltteo which the chancel,
State Will File Briefs.
The aupremo court hns given tho
counties of Gngo and Stanton until
July 1 to Borvo briefs on exceptions
to n report of Reforoo J II, Uroady.
Tho stnto is to fllo brlofs by Septem
ber 1. The referee recommended that
Judgment ho given In favor ot tho
state for money duo from tho coun
ties for tho enro of Insnne patients
in stnto hospitals. On application of
the state thirty dayB additional tltna
was given In which to tako testimony
In an Injunction suit against the
Standard Oil company.
FILES CHARGES AGAINST FOR.
EIGN BONDING COMPANY.
FORTY YEAR OLDSTATE CU!M
Items of General Interest Gathered
from Reliable Sources Around
the State House. ,
Western Ntuciiapcr Union Nows Service.
A protest against licensing the
United States Fidelity and Guaranty
Bonding company has been filed by D.
L. Manning of Lincoln with tho state
Insurance board. Mr. Manning Is the.
son of Chaplin S. Manning, an em
ploye of a Lincoln firm. Tho cldor
Manning was employed on plumbing
work on tho Lincoln high school
building. It was alleged ho was hit
by a beam and suffered hemorrhago
of the stomnch and that his Injuries
will prevent him from performing
any labor the remainder of his life.
Tho bonding company had Insured
tho Lincoln firm's employes. Tho
company paid Mr. Manning weekly
payments under tho workmen's com
pensation Inw from February to Au
gust of last your, when he moved t
Elmlra, N. Y his old home, whero
ho hns a brother. Tho bonding com
pany ulleges hU present condition l
duo not to Injuries, but to his removal
to New York and refuses to continue
paying benefits. Labor Commissioner
F. M. Coffey advises tho llllng of u
protebt against licensing tho company
for the year beginning May 1.
A Forty Year Old Claim.
Division of the fund gathered In bj
tho state in the sale of Pawnee In
dlan lands by the government upward
of forty years ago camo to tho front
again when T. P. Kennard, secretary
of slate In 1SG7, asked that tho ac
counts he run over hgnln to bo cer
tain that tho amount of his claim Is
as high as ho fixed it.
When the lands wero sold In the
lato 'tiOs and early '70s, tho Btato In
sisted upon having a share. Tho fed
oral government Anally yielded to the
lequost and Mr. Kennard mado a trip
to Washington to prevail upon con
gross to share somo of tho Indian
land sale receipts with tho state, lie-,
finally got $32,000 for tho btato. It
took him n year's tlmo and cost him
about $4,000 In cxpeiibCH. When he
applied for a commission, tho state
Later on, however, the legislature
passed n bill granting him $1G,000
for his work. A senate secretary
pigeon-holed It In the shuffle nt the
closing of the session nnd It never got
to tho governor to Blgn. Several
times since Mr. Kennard has tried
without success to get a similar bill
through tho law making mill, but
Attorney General Fights Suits.
Attorney General Willis Reed ha
begun tho trial of a caso In the
Douglns county court In nn effort to
provent tho probating of tho will of
tho late James Rates, and to clulm tho
$50,000 estate of tho dead man for the
stato educational fund. Hates, nn
aged recluse, lived on his farm north
west of Renson, for many years. Alle
gations nre mado by tho stato that
the old man was mentally deficient
and that at the time of tho making
of his laBt will, ho was under gunr
dlnnshlp appointed by tho court. After
Hntos' death It was revealed that he
had willed his entlro property to Hans
Anderson, the guardian, and to rela
tives of Anderson. This will has been
filed for probate, and tho attornoy
general will fight it in behulf of the
May Pay Bond Premiums from Fee
Ctato Food Commissioner Harman
has received a written opinion from
Attorney General Reed approving the
practlco of paying tho cost ot fidelity
bonds for stato food Inspectors out of
foes collected by tho food department.
Each inspector 1b required by law to
give bond. The cost Is $13.50 a year
for each bond. It has been tho prac
tlco of the food commissioner to pay
the cost of tho bonds out of fees, but
slnco ho ia retaining all foes ot tho
food department to pay expenses and
Is paying nono of them into the stato
treasury, ho desired tho approval of
tho legal department as to tho legality
of tho expenditure.
Superior American-Made Glass.
Glass vessels and implements for
chemlcnl laboratories, which will
stand tho test of Intense heat without
breaking or crackling, nro now bolng
made in tho United States and will
supohsedo tho articles of German
manufacture hitherto In unlvcrsnl use
In thiB country, nccording to the ex
pectation of Stato Chemist Frlsbcc. A
shipment of these goods has Just been
received at tho laboratory of tho food
commission. In every respoct tho
glaBs goods of American mako appear
to bo as good as tho German.
County Clerk Earl of Dundy was r
tho first to send in tho ofllclal pri
mary returns to Socretnry of Stato
Pool. To voto of Dundy county is
not largo and it was Bpeodlly can
vassed and forwarded to tho state
houso. Some dorks really canvass
tho county voto as soon as it comes
in nnd then wnlt for tho Friday fol
lowing o cction to mnko It offlclal.-V
Othor county clorkB who nro sticklers
contond thnt thoy have no right to
open tho returns nnd eommenco the
work of ennvnssing until Friday fol
lowing election dav.
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