Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The independent. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1902-1907 | View Entire Issue (June 4, 1903)
THE NEBRASKA INDEPENDENT
JUNE 4, 1903.
. ' . . .- . - j
. AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE
What The Dyspeptic Saw la nil Morula
rpr M Dt Grumbled Om Uli
Friday Morning, May 29. Joe
Chamberlain asks for a mandate to
tax food and power to engage in &
tariff war "with Germany on Canada's
account and to fight the American
trusts. It looks as though England
might reach the protective tariff
stage about the time America gets
Melazgherd. in the valley of Erz
eroum, on the Euphrates, Asiatic
an earthquake and about two thou
sand people tilled.
The Presbyterians at Los Angeles
. finally cut infant damnation out of
United Presbyterian general assem
bly met atTarkio, Mo. .
Former Governor Savage calls on
Governor Mickey of Nebraska and the
twain engage in a red-hot discussion
over some of Mickey's gossip about
bribery which occurred in preceding
Postoffice department busy probing
into scandals, but no further arrests
Gen. Henry T. Allen, chief of the
Philippine constabulary, has a plan
io Increase his force and thus give
additional jobs for impecunious "sons
of their fathers."
Minister Leishman at Constantino
ple repoTts that the Turkish authori
ties acted admirably in the recent
clash at Salonica.
United States coast line is divide-:
into thirteen naval defense districts.
under recommendation oi Admiral
War department ha3 purchased iif-
reichstag have published a manifesto
attributing Crotian disturbances to.
sad condition of affairs, because their
national rights have been violated.
Rev. Edward J. Vatmann, chaplain
of the 29th U S. I., is in Rome from
Manila, interviewing members of the
sacred college about his report on
Denver national convention B. R.
T. declares against sympathetic:
strikes. Philadelphia textile strike
begins ahead of schedule time. Chi
cago freight handlers of Lake Shoro
road go back to work on 4 per cent
President at Salt Lake, Ogden and
Charles H. Cramp Indignantly de
nies that he ever said that the Mor
gan ship combine had resulted in the
United States outstripping England
in shipbuilding or tonnage.
Present indications are that thj
Yukon output of gold will be one to
three million dollars greater than last
The Delaware Surety company of
New York, with capital stock $1,000,
000, has been dissolved.
Governor Mickey's gabbling gives
him more trouble. Fred Beckman
called on him and denies attempting
to bribe anybody in the oil inspector
Group 8, Nebraska bankers' asso
ciation, in session at Crawford, de
clared against branch banking or the
issue of currency secured in any oth
er manner man oy government
bonds. Next meeting, Alliance.
Sweet girl and boy graduates all
over Nebraska tell how things ought
to be tun. .
Daily News reports that the Bulgar
ian revolutionists have a supply c
India plague bacilli and are deter
mined to infect Constantinople. Sa
lonica and even Berlin if the powers
fail to interfere in their behalf.
John Mitchell has hopes that the
anthracite troubles may be settled
Policemen of Erie, Pa., have gone
on a ftrike for higher pay.
Sunday Morning, May 31. North
i Topeka scourged by fire and flood.
Probably 200 lives lost.
Exciseman Hoskins of Lincom.
ty 3-lnch field guns from Dusseldorf, Neb., calls , on State Journal and
The Wisconsin Central railroad has
raised its trainmen's wages 12 to 13
President Roosevelt visits Boise and
rocatello, Idaho; and goes on to Salt
Secretary Hoot has whitewashed
Majors Hunter and Howze for cruel
ties practiced in the Pnmppmes.
claims he has been made a scape
goat. Says that Mayor Adams told
him that $1,000 license was hign
enough and that he Hoskins) agreed
to stand by the mayor. When the
vote came the mayor "flunked" and
voted for $1,500 in order to hold his
lob as hat-passer in the St. Paul's
Brooklyn Eagle claims government
Is paying half a million yearly too
Iowa prohibitionists nominated the mucn for nastoffice rentals in New
following ticket at Marshalltown; York state
Tuesday Morning, June 2. Gaines
ville, Ga., and suburbs hit by a tor
nado; 85 persons killed, 40 fatally
injured and about 150 more wounded.
President Roosevelt passed throug'i'
Nebraska over Union Pacific, speak
ing at Sidney, North Platte and Kear
Illinois Judicial election Monday.
Fifteenth district (Freeport) three re
publicans elected circuit judges; at
Jacksonville, three democrats; Eighth
district (Quincy) three democrats; at
Chicago, three republicans and four
teen democrats; First district (Car-
bondale) three democrats.
Binger Hermann, republican, de
feated A. E. Reames, democrat, by
about 2,000 votes at special election in
First Oregon congressional district, to
fill vacancy caused by death of Thom
as H. Tongue.
Judge Ilanecy, of injunction fame,
Chicago, was defeated for re-electicn
at the judicial election Monday.
Flood receding at Topeka. Kansas
City the center of flood now.
Philadelphia textile strike is nov
on. At least 55,000 refused to go to
work. Two firms granted a 55-hour
week, but the others refused.
After nine weeks' strike about 4.
000 out of 18,000 have gone back ia
work in the Lowell cotton mills.
Half a million dollars in gold or
dered for shipment-to Europe Thurs
day. United States supreme court decided
case of Hawaii vs. Osaki Mankiehi
against the defendant, a Japanese who
was convicted of manslaughter and
sentenced under the old laws of Ha
waii. Justice Brown wrote majorii-y
pinion, with Justice Harlan dissenting.
Philadelphia loses its- tax case
cgainst the W, U. Telegraph company.
Deputy Auditor Anthes reports that
appropriations made by the Nebraska,
legislature amount to $3,557,3bl.29.
Is the time to take up
work at the Modern Com
mercial School. They
five special work this
summer in all branches
At A Is 4 nri si 4
s ri aari jdqq ,
Governor, J. P. Hanson oi Managua
county; lieutenant governor, J. II.
Scull, Henry county; superintendent
public instruction, J. A. Ward, PoLk
county; R. R. commissioner, E. Dew-
ey, Woodbury county; attorney gen
eral, Wm. Orr, Page county.
" Floods in Des Moines, la., Salina,
Topeka and Abilene, Kas., La Crosse,
Wis. Several people killed in Ind
iana storm; Alexandria, Walton
Hammond, Greensburg, Frankfort,
Thornton, Decatur, Windfall, Cam
- dom, Geneva and Indianapolis, among
the cities suffering loss.
Government scandals at Victoria,
B. C result in resignation of sev
President Charles Moyer reporting
. to western federation of miners in
session at Denver finds fault with John
Mitchell and recommends a "renewal
of the declaration in favor of social
ism. The St. Louis teamsters are out on
Two hundred thousand textile oper
atives in Philadelphia threaten to
strike, asking a 55 hour week instead
; of the present one of 60. -
Saturday Morning, May 30. Worst
flood ever experienced at Beatrice,
Neb.; Bine river rising rapidly. To
peka flooded and 5,000 people of No.
Topeka homeless. $200,000 damage at
Madison, Neh. Kansas City, Ma;
Guthrie, Okla.; Winona, Minn.; and
Council Grove, Kas., also report much
Postmaster General Payne makes
public the reply of Postmaster Merritt Kansas North
.of Washington, D. C, to the Tulloch
. charges, and tries to catch Tulloch in
his own trap.
The Presbyterian assembly at Lo3
Angeles adopted a caustic resolution
attacking the Mormon church and
asking the senate to expel Senator
Reed Smoot something in violation
of the agreement made between the
Mormon church and the republican
London is all stirred up over Joey
Chamberlain's protectionist propagan
da. A general election seems prob
able within the next year or eighteen
The London Times correspondent
has been expelled from St Petersburg
for "general hostility of the Times
toward Russia." -
Celebration of the M-centenary of
the founding of St Petersburg began
Crotian members of the Austrian
Beatrice, Neb., and Des Moines, la.,
in grip of a flood.
Attorney of San Francisco board of
trade has gone into United States cir
cuit court asking that the Copier
King Mining company be declared an
involuntary bankrupt. Liabilities
541,000; assets, $2oO,0'0.
Albert O. Mathes, for 35 years treas
urer of the Stafford Five Cents Sav
ings bank (N. H.) is a defaulter in
the sum of $15,452.
Consul General McWade reports
that the famine in Kwan Si, China,
is appalling. Hundreds are dying.
Chaplain Vatmann reports to Car
dinal Rampolla at Rome that arbi
tration in matter of buying the friars'
lands is not looked upon with favor
at Manila. The friars deny the pope's
right of interference.
The St. Louis teamsters' strike i-5
Charles R. Keyes, for two years
past instructor Df German at Univer
sity of California, has resigned to ac
cept a similar position in Cornell col
lege, Mt. Vernon, la.
President visited Cheyenne an!
Laramie. Took a sixty-mile horse
back ride into Cheyenne.
Associated press summary of flood
to date: Homeless: Kansas North
Topeka, 7,000; near Emporia, 500; Sa
lina and vinicity, 800; Lawrence, 500,
Kansas City, Armourdale and Argen
tine. 10,000. Missouri Harlem and
Sheffield, 700. Iowa Des Moines, 6,
000: Ottumwa, 200. Uebraslca Bea
trice, 200 families). Financial losses:
Lawrence, $100,000; Concordia, $100,-
O00: Abilene and vicinity, $300,000'
Salina and vicinity, $15,000; Solomon,
Chapman, Detroit and Woodbine and
intervening country, $400,000; De3
may take as' many studies
as you choose and pay ac
cordingly. Individual In
struction is a strong point
with them. Call at the
office and see what nice
work they can give your
or tliey will be glad to
send you one of their lat
est catalogues for the ask-
MODERN COMMERCIAL SC3001,
1309 St., Lincoln, Nebr.
llftl I CfiCP Chillieotke Mnsical College
UULLLULO Chiiiicothe College of Oratory
For free catalog address ALLEN MOOHI
Pres't, Cliillicotke, Mo. Car fare paid.
Ckillieothe Normal College
Chillicothe Commercial College
Chillicothe Shorthand College
f&illicothe Telegraphy College
Laullieotbe Fen Art College
' Monday Morning, June 1. The Jusa
of life and property at Topeka is ap
palling. Probably 200 dead and four
millions In property destroyed. Kan
sas City seriously damaged and other
Missouri towns are threatened by the
Postmaster General Payne has made
public the reply of former P. M. C
Smith to the charges of Cashier Tul
loch. German Baptist brethren in session
at Belief ontaine, O.; 25,000 in attendance.
Chicago restaurant keepers threaten
a lockout against union employes
Sofia correspondent of London
Wednesday Morning, June Z
President Roosevelt visited Dubuque.
Another ""falve" telegram from Enid,
Okla., via St Louis, says that Junius
Brutus Booth has identified as his
uncle, J. Wilkes Booth, the remains
of David E. George who committed
suicide at Enid January 14.
A. E. Ames & Co., one of the lead
ing firms of bankers and brokers in
Toronto, Canada, closed their doora
Tuesday. Liabilities, ten millions,
assets, "ample under normal stoei
market conditions!" Their notice
posted on the door says they suspend
"owing to the continuous severe de
cline in the securities market."
The worst of the flood is over at
Kansas City and Topeka, but the riv
er is at the 30-foot, or danger, poiut
at St Louis, with predictions that it
may reach 34 leet by Friday. Dam
age at Kansas City: Loss of lire es
timated at S to 35 persons; and ten
to 25 millions in property. Topeka:
greatly overestimated; Known dad,
48. Governor Bailey has issued a
proclamation calling for help.
The Buskin -university of Chicago
bas accepted Walter Vrooman's res
ignation as trustee.
Perry S. Heath also engages in an
open letter to Postmaster General
Payne regarding the Tulloch charges.
Says Tulloch lied about the lady
friends on the pay roll.
Svend Schibsby of Kansas City, a
postal derk, has been removed be
cause he dug up an old law which &1
lows postal clerks traveling expenses
while away from home on duty, it
would cost $1,500,000 to settle with all
postal clerks, and the government
too busy spending money on tne navy
and army to think about it
Northern Securities case set oown
for nearing in United States supreme
court December 14.
Such investments are not peculator. The
south is not a new country. Market and ship
ping facilities are adeqnate and flrat-nlast. The
climate is mild and favorable. Notwithstand
ing these and other advantages, southern laud a
are selling lor prices far below their real value,
and at present prices set large returns on th
investment. For a free set of circulars, Nos. 1
to 10, inclusive, concerning tne possibilities of
lands in Kentucky, West Tennessee, Mississippi
and Louisiana, on and near the Illinois Central
Eailroad, for homeseekers and investors, ad
drees the undersigned. "W. H. BRILL,
District Passenger Agent, Umaha, Neb.
Wednesday Evening, June 3. Lan
caster county, Neb., republicans meet
and nominate the following ticket a
"dog-fair in the tussle between the
machine and bushwhackers: Tor
judges of the district court, Lincoln
Frost, Lancaster precinct; Albert J.
Cornish, First ward; Edward P.
Holmes, Fourth ward. For clerk of
the district court, Will C. Phillips,
Sixth ward. For county sheriff, Nich
olas Ress, Fifth ward. For county
treasurer, Benjamin F, Knight, Stev
ens Creek. For county clerk, Walt
Dawson, Fourth ward. For coxint
judge, Frank B. Waters, Third ward.
For county commissioner, First dis
trict, Fred Kinyon, Little Salt For
county assessor, J. R. C. Miller, .Den
ton. For county superintendent, Oscar
R. Bowman, Waverly. For county
surveyor, Winfield S. Scott, Fourth
ward. For county coroner, Dr. F. A.
Graham, Sixth ward. For justices cf
the peace, Phil F. Greene, Fourth
Fritz Westermann, Fourth; Geo. H.
Risser, Second ward. For constables,
E. Hunger, Sixth; A. M. Bartram,
Second; W. A. Bentley, Fourth war. L
For sanitary trustee, N. A. Bacon.
Missouri river, at Kansas City be
ginning to fall. Gauge this morning
at 34.4 feet a fall of 6 feet since
Tuesday morning. Rising eastward,
3L2 at St Louis. North of St. Louis
river is rising slowly. Lower Arkan
sas a foot -or two above danger line,
Pension Commissioner Eugene Ward
("Ironquill") marooned at Topeka.
Berlin advices from Odessa sa7
Jews in Russia are arming themselves
and preparing for any future troubles
like at Kischineff.
President John Gordon of Tabo.'
college, Iowa, has resigned to accept
the presidency of Howard university,
Washington, D. C.
Non-partisan civic ticket makes a
clean sweep In Denver over republi
can candidates, electing 21 lelegat?3
to a new charter convention for con
solidated Denver city and county.
Ohio state republican convention
meets. Effort made to break tha
slate by raising cry against third
Anthracite situation grave. Wilkes-
barre operators refuse to meet Nich
olas Fahey and Duffey, the district
presidents, recommended by Mitchell,
but Mitchell "stands pat"
Believed that Grover Cleveland has
taken Roosevelt's "race suicide" talks
seriously. Pittsfield, Mass., gossips ra
port that he has leased "Sweet House"
in Taringham In anticipation of
stork's visit. But. this may be a
scheme to swell his boom for a thinl
President itoosevelt's speech at Du
buque In behalf of a greater navy sug
gests the fact that whereas McKinle
Powered by Open ONI