Hemingford herald. (Hemingford, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1895-190?, August 09, 1895, Image 2

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THOS. J. O'KI'.IJIWE, 1'uliUatier.
Cy Warman, author of "Sweet Mafic,"
eaj-B he shall In tho future wrlto only
for his own pleasure. That, alas! is
what ho did before
Horses have taken to going craz
whenever they see a woman In bloom
ers. Not without reason la tho horso
called man's best friend.
Chicago is trying to stop bnsoban
playing on Sunday, and Now Yorkers
say they Intend to seal up every saloon
on Sunday. Such is reform.
Chicago papers claim that efficient
polico work has caused half tho crimi
nals to leavo tho city. Unless sho is
careful Chicago will get below tho two
million limit in population.
It Ib now charged that a dying man
was put out of a hospital In Chicago
because he could not hand over tho $10
demanded for a week's lodging. Thank
goodness none of them has yet got to
the state where it is accused of throw
ing out the corpses that fail to hand
over a fee for embalming. That seems
to bo coming, howover.
The people residing in the vicinity of
Curtis, Nob., have formally repudiated
tho appeals for further assistance- for
them on account of tho drouth of last
year. Tho real drouth sufferers oro too
busy with their promising new crops
this year to pay any attention to
the misleading statements which a few
professional beggars arc circulating.
Tho convicts In Sing Sing prison aro
"laying for" McLaughlin, tho Now York
polico Inspector sent up for extortion.
It appears that a good many of them
were sent up under McLaughlin's re
gime, and they havo sworn to get even,
if they havo to lynch tho unhappy in
spector In tho prison to do it. The
threats aro so numerous and so de
termined that tho prison authorities
havo taken tho matter up with a view
to tho proper protection of tho ex-Inspector.
The old settlers of Portage County,
"Wisconsin, had a reunion at Plover a
few days ago. Among thoso present
was Benjamin Ellis, now 82 yenrs old,
who was a passenger on the first train
of cars run in tho United States, be
tween BoBton and Lowell, sixty years
ago. Mr. Hills was born in tho State
of Mnin, and was in Boston when tho
first experiment in railroading was
made. A track was laid around Fan
euil Hall and a car placed on It. Tho
power was applied by men who turned
a crank, and ho was one of them. This
was bIx years before tho railroad from
Boston to Lowell was built.
At a recent mcelng of tho French
Sennto Commltteo on tho Colonies M.
Chautemps, tho Minister of Marine, be
gan to read a bulky report on tho pres
ent condition of tho colonics. At tho
very first wo"ds sovernl sonators
showed signs of restlessness, and finally
one of them, bolder than tho rcast, cab
"Pardon me, M. lo Mlnlstre, but you
oro reading nn old ropprt with which
we aro well acquainted, na It wns road
to us by ono of your predeccssoora."
Soveral members of tho commltteo be
gan to smile. M. Chautemps muttered
an apology and, folding up his papers,
bowed himself out.
The average expenses of tho students
at Yalo Collcgo, according to the senior
class book, are $912 for tho freshman
year, $943 for the sophomore, $912 cad'
for the Junior and senior years. There
are many students whoso expenses are
much less than theso amounts, but
thero aro many others whoso expenses
' aro much more, to raise tho averago to
more than tho earning capacity of tho
average graduate for soveral years at
least after ho leaves college. Theso
figures would requlro an earning ca
pacity of from $18 to $20 a week, or
more than $3 a day for tho six working
dayB of the week. How many college
graduates can secure positions where
they will earn $20 a week?
Tho English Liberals are still assert
ing that they wero turned out of power
by a "snap vote." As it is evident that
the whole question of the political com
plexion of Parliament will shortly be
settled by an appeal to tho country, It
might be tho wiser part for tho Lib
erals to strive to show cnuso why they
should bo restored to power rather
than to waste time in whimpering over
the way In which they wero deprivpd
of It. At this distance it docs not seem
that tho lato Liberal regime In Parlia
ment has produced any tangible re
sults. None of the reforms promised
lias been effected. Under Gladstone, as
under Rosebery, tho Liberals wero Im
potent to overcome the Inertia of ex
isting conditions. A Conservative Par
liament, it it wero to assume a reac
tionary policy, may accomplish more
for real Liberalism In England than
lias the Liberal party as It has been
constituted of late years.
"At Waldo, Mnlne, the sheriff hat
made all tramps who have sought as
sistance pay for it by washing their
own clothes. The result has been that
there Isn't a tramp to bo found within
twenty miles of the town," says an ox
change. This story Is llko the tramp.
It won't wash.
Mr. W. L. Smith, a White Plains, N.
Y business man, did not take a single
holiday for ten years. Last week he
was Induced to stop work for one day
and enjoy himself at the seashore. He
jwent in bathing and wp.s frowned.
Tiik citizens of Wuyno havo taken
steps for tho organlr.ation of u board of
CuHTisit county has a great crop of
smull grain and corn is in excellent
Mid Haut, wife of n Plattsmouth
physician, litis been adjudged insano
and sent to tho nsylum.
Tiik town of Randolph is enjoying a
building boom, and most of the new
structures aro of brick.
Mils. CifAM.KS GniKit tiled whllo In a
dentist's clinlr in Omaha, she having
taken chloroform to alleviate pain.
A MAV living n short dlstnnco from
DecutUr had three fine work horses und
Ecvciitccn chickens killed by u stroke
of lightning.
Maskkd burglars robbed tho post
ofilco at Central City of 801 by drilling
tho safo. Tho men wero overtaken
and urrested in a corn field.
A man by tho name of Anderson com
mitted suicldo at Argo, 'eight miles
(5011 til of Oakland, by shooting. Tho
cause was illness, lie loaves ti wife.
Wiiu.K bathing in tho Missouri river
near Decatur, Charles Phillips, nged 17,
tho only son of a widowed mother, was
drowned. Ills body was recovered soon
Tiik total ncrcago of sugar beets
within a radius of six miles of Fremont
is 1,3(10 acres. Tho entire acreage in
the county will very nearly, reach 2,000
Mn. Julia. Dlkimkistkh of Nlcker
son wns taken violently insane recent
ly and wuh brought to Fremont for tho
purposo of being sent to the usvluin at
Tiik management has changed tho
dates of tho fourteenth annual tednr
county fair. Instead of September 2J,
'-: and 20, tho dates will be September
10, 11 and 12.
Hi:v. D. F. HnoiiKS, a retired preach
er of the Christian church, and a lead
ing member of that denomination In Be
atrice, died InBt week. Tho deceased
was 70 years of age.
Tiik corner stone for tho Masonic
temple at Indlnnola wns laid last week.
Grand Master Honry II. Wilson of Lin
coln officiating. A largo number of
visiting Masons wero in attendance.
lloas owned by somo of tho farmers
In tho vicinity of Schuyler nro dying of
cholera. Three hundred head owned
by Representative J. C Van llousen
aro tho laBt ones reported attacked.
Tiik farmers in this section, says a
Gothenburg dispatch, have been in tho
midst of the harvest this week, and
from every direction comes tho report
that small grain Is much better than
Gkoucik KKi.LAn, a German bachelor,
of Norfolk, disappeared a weok ago
Sunday, and fears tiro entertained that
in n fit of despondency he had killed
himself. He wiib n hermit and perpet
ual motion inventor.
Mas. Matlaxd, of Omaha, was last
week shot and killed by Fred Wnhl
gren, a man with whom sho had co
habited for four years without being,
married and by whom sho had twin
boya Tho murderer is in jail.
E. E. Day, a general merchant of
Weeping Water, who has been in busi
ness for eight years, was closed up lust
week by Kllpatrlck, Koch & Co. of
Omaha, through their agent, W. II.
Gates. Tho amount Is not known as
Pktkii S. Duttkii. residing ten miles
northeast of Schuyler, sustained seri
ous loss by the burning of two largo
outbuildings, a barn and Implement
wnreroom and feed and meal grinding
establishment. Tho loss aggregates
Tiik annual reunion of Southern Ne
braska Grand Army of the Republic
association will bo held at Cuinp Slo
cumb, Fairbury, August 12 to 15) inclu
sive. The association, which comprises
eight counties, is making extensive
preparations, and expects to entertain
u large number of visitors.
Miss Maiitha. Howlanh, of Omaha,
aged 34, suicided last week by cutting
her throat Tho woman had been la
boring under u species of dementia,
urising from fear of tho loss of a finan
cial investment and further worriment
over a brother who wns recently taken
to tho insano asylum.
A youno married woman, Mrs. Hells
of Decatur, and the mother of threo
children, wrote a letter to a young
country lad asking him to meet her in
a certain place and they would elope.
Tho boy's father got possession of tho
note and notified the woman's husband.
Tho elopement has been indefinitely
William Eg ax, tho 10-year-old son
of Patrick Egan, who lives near Leigh,
Colfax county, wns killed by lightning.
Ho was hauling grain from the .fields
to tho thresher and wns struck when
tho wagon was half .loaded.
A Gkhman boy about 14 years old,
named Chalk, was drowned in Bryant's
lake, a small body of water two miles
cast of Chndron. His clothes were
found on tho bank, but at this writing
his body bus not been recovered.
Mns HiLDRKUUANn and Mrs. Gowey
of Burt county met with 11 serious acci
dent wlillu out driving. Tho horses
ran away, throwing the ladies from tho
buggy, one of whom sustained a broken
arm, the other having ono leg and ono
shoulder broken.
A Wanukkixu Willie tramp, who was
working-out u sentence of thirty days
ou tho streets at Bancroft, wearied of
the monotony and skipped out. taking
along with him the ball and chain at
tached, with which the authorities
had labeled him.
Tiik state board of transportation
ha issued to the Burlington an order
to open a station nt LaPlatte. in Cnss
county, within thirty days. Tho sta
tion at that p'.ace has been maintained
by the road from tho time It was opened
in 1871 until January 21, 1805. Then
it was closed
Tiik Russian thistle in to be found in
only u few townships in York county
and the road overseers of these town
ships ure taking the proper steps to
see that the thistles are exterminated.
The overseer of Baker township, N. M,
George, found quite a few along tho
Elkhorn railroad and on the farms near
by, which wero promptly attended to.
Company F, First regiment, Junlatn,
and company F, Second regiment,
O'Neill, Nebraska National Guards,
havo been ordered mustered out by
Adjutant General Barry. .The inspect
or general has been' detailed to take
possesion of tho state nronertv and
j forward the samo to the cnpitoL
Tli Knlctitu of AW-Siir-llen nt Omnhn.
Samson, Lord High Chamberlain, hns
ordered that publication bo given tho
His Royal Castlii, Omaha,
the 20th dny of the 7th I '
month In tho f.GD year of f
the reign of Ak-Sar-Bcn. J
Do Editor, Most Noblo and Valued sub
ject: By Decree of Ak-Sar-Ben, tho King:
All hall the King. (Why don't you
hull?) I, Solomon, Lord High Cham
berlain to tho King, (now all hall to
gether.) ask your aid In bringing thb
many subjects within your province to
tho king's rev.cw, to take placo at
Omaha. Nebraska, as evening falls on
the night of September tho 11th, 1805.
By publishing the enclosed clipping
from the Omaha Word-Herald, or as
much as your types will stand without
dire injury thereto, you will Incur the
eternal thankfulness of tho Lord High
It is tho pleasure of Ak-Sar-llcn. the
King. All hull the King. Mall the
paper to Samson, Box 777, Omaha, Neb'
Given under tho hand seal of
Lord High Chamberlain,
By tho Grnco of God, King of Qui
vera. Duke of tho Seven Cities of Cibo-.
In, Defender of tho faith and Knight of
tho Royal Host.
To our faithful subjects everywhere,
behold our royal edict.
It Is our command that tho week of
tho present year, beginning September
1(1 and ending September 21, be set
apart for the occasion of our royal visit
to our beloved city of Omahn, Province
of Nebraska, for the purpose of cele
brating this year the Feast of Monda
inin, tho Good Spirit of tho Harvest,
the King of Corn. It is decreed that
this be a time of high carnival, dnzzlinir
pageants and magnificent fetes, pre
pared by our loving subjects for tho
plcnsuioof ourselves and visiting pil
grims from many lands, and that on
Tlimsday, the nineteenth day of Sep
tember, lib evening fnlls, the entrance
of our royal hosts through the gates of
the city will bo made. It is therefore
enjoined upon all who owe us alle
giance, whether In this land of corn, In
tho mighty east or In foreign lands,
that they assemble in tho city of Oma
ha on this occasion to enjoy with us
the gorgeous spectacle, and royal hos
pitality tendered by our loving sub
jects. By order of the King.
. Samson,
Lord High Chamberlain.
To Mnkn Mm Farmer (Unci. -A
copy of tho official seal of tho De
partment of Agriculture at Washing
ton, adopted June 21, has been received
ut tho otllce of tho secretary of state.
In the act of congress approved August
8, 1S1U, it is ordered that the official
seal, which Is green in color, shall be
described in heraldic terms as follows:
Two and three-eighths inches in diam
eter, nzure, a shock of corn (or) upon 11
baso (vert), an American plow proper.
All within double Armulet (nrgent),
outer roped, inner beaded, charged
with the Inscription nt the base, scroll
bearing tho legend, "Agriculture Is the
Foundation of Manufacture and Com
merce." 1802, 18Sii(or) a diapered back
ground of forty-four stars (urgent) for
tho states of the union. The seal also
bears tho inscription "Stnto Depart
ment of Agriculture."
TI10 riont in ruriulr.
Regarding the parndo of floats at
Omaha on tho occasion of the State
fair the commltteo desires that every
county in the state bo represented. A
circular has been issued, from which
'tho following has been taken:
To raise the standard of these floats
this association offers n cash premium
for two of the best productions. Find
prize S75, second prize 50. Douglas
county floats will not compete with
other counties in the stute for prizes
We will furnish horses to draw tho
fionts while on tho streets in the par
ade. Wo suggest that theso lloats be
built on running gear and loaded on
cars and brought to Omaha ready to
enter the parade. The maximum
height of any float must not exceed
fifteen feet, so as to admit passing un
der trolley wires.
Tho parade will pass through tho
principal streets of tho metropolis of
Nebraska; one-quarter million people
will witness the passing pageantry.
Fireworks and electric displays will
light and beautify the line of march;
bands will discourse, excellent music.
No such display will ever have been
presented west of St Louis or Chicago,
and we uppeal to your citizens to join
us in making this the proudest day of
our great slate, and the beginning of a
new era in our prosperity,
Stntf Fulr KxhllitlH
Secretary Holmes of tho Manufactur
ers and Consumers' association returned
last, week from a trip to several of tho
towns in the state in the interestof the
manufacturers' exhibit at tho state
The Omaha manufacturers aro not
going to lake the ehuiee of sites in ttio
manufacturers' building, for they con
sider themselves the host, and the out
of town men will be given tho best
locutions. Nearly every factory in the
stute will be represented', and the ex
hibit will be one of the star attractions
of the btute fulr. The majority-of the
manufacturers are going to put ma
chinery into the building and make
their products right there.
LiniiTNlXO struck in five places In
Grand Island the other night. The
residences of Councilman Schauroup,
Rev. F. Gapert, George Burrows und
Andrew Burg were damaged, us was
also a bnrn beloning to William Pcp
der. Fortunately no one was injured.
Nebraska Hand L'nloo.
The nunual encampment of the Ne
braska Band union will take placo at
Hustings the same week as the G, A.
R. Reunion, August 20 to 31. It is ex
pected that from the forty bands now
1 elonging to the union there will be no
less than 000 musicians In camp. Many
applications aro being received by Dr.
Chaflet.J'2. Barnett of Archer, who is
secretary of the association. Many
publishing houses and instrument
uiukeisare sending in prizes for the
contest uesldes the cash prizes already
Grave renra Felt nt tho Headquarter ol
the Foreign Hoard of Methodist MIs
lonarle In New York City It Is
I'cnred Tliat American Wom
en Are Anion); Those
Tlmt Wero Killed.
Shanghai, Aug. 0. Advices from
Foo Chow aro thai n telegram received
thero declares that a massacre of
Christians has occurred at Kit Cheng.
Five foreign women are among tho
New Youk, Aug. . 5. The telegram
tolling of tho massacre of Christians,
Including five women, at Ku Cheng,
excited the gravest fears nt the head
quarters of tho foreign bonrd of
Methodist . missions in this city
to-dny. Tho Motliodists have a
mission nt Ku Cheng. It is in charge
of Miss Mabel C. Hartford. Her as
sistant is Miss W. H. Rouse. In ad
dition to these It is feared that two
other women, Miss Mabel Allen and
Miss Sarah Peters are also in tho vi
cinity of Ku Cheng.
Corresponding Secretary A. B. Leon
ard of tho Methodist board of missions,
who has spent considerable time in
China, said to-day:' In view of the
fact thut wo havo received no cable
gram from China, wo can only hope
for the present that our people are
safo and well. Had any of our people
been massacred I am sure that the
Rev. W. II. Lalry, our representative
and treasurer at Foo Chow, from
which place the advices wero received,
would have cabled to us without de
lay. Wo will not communicate with
Mr. Lairy until wo receive information
of tho alleged ninssacro fr'jin him.
Miss Hartford is a resident of
Dover, N. II., and hns spent several
yearBasa missionary in China. Sho
was somo time ago put in charge of
the women's work at Ku Cheng. Miss
Rouse, her assistant, came from Luke
field, Minn.
Tho Rev. Jacob Gillcson, secretary
of the board of missions of tho Pres
byterian church, said to-dny that his
board had no missionaries within 260
miles of Ku Cheng. Ho expressed the
opinion that tho massacre affected
most seriously the church missionary
society of England, which established
a mission at Ku Cheng In 1847. Tho
mission is attached to the church of
England nnd has two houses there.
The society maintains twenty-two
schools in tho province. There Is also
a small church for lepers In tho leper
village just outsido of tho south gnto
of tho Methodist Episcopal compound.
Tho Itev. E. E. Chivors, secretary of
the Baptist board of foreign missions,
said that the Baptists havo no mission
aries neurer the scene of the alleged
massacre than So Chiang, which is 000
miles distant, utner missionaries are
located at Chi King, which is about
00 miles from Ku Cheng.
Washington Hoports.
Washington, Aug. C. The state de
partment has received a cablegram
from United States Consul Jcrnigan,
at Shanghai, stating that one Amer
ican female missionary was wounded
and four British femalo missionaries
killed at tho mission of Ku Cheng. No
further details aro given in the dis
patch. The place is in the province of
llogpe, far up on the banks of the
Yang Tse river, beyond the reach of
men-of-war, and about 400 miles north
of Cheng Tu, where the last missionary
riots occurred. Tho stato department
will take steps in the matter at once.
Under instructions from the state
department, United States Minister
Ucnby is now engaged In investigating
the damages sustained by the Amer
ican missions at Cheng Tu, China, dur
ing tho rioting there. The Chinese
government has already given assur
ances that it will pay a suitable in
demnity and has taken steps to ascer
tain for itself through a commission
the extent of the losses sustained by
.ho foroigners. ,
Tho Herman Tldu to America.
Washington, Aug. 5. A roport by
Commercial Agent Stem at Bamberg,
Germany, to tho stato department,
shows that in 18'j1 Germany sent to
the United States J4,2lO emigrants.
The largest emigration was in 1881,
numbering 000,179 persons. In 1803
there wero 75,102. During the twenty
years covered by tho report tho Ger
man migration to tlio United States
amounted to l,78j,S14D, more than 00
per cent of tho total from tho empire.
The imperial government is making
every clfort to turn tho tide to the
German colonies in Africa, but so far
havo met with but little success.
Kansas Furmore' Congress Delegate.
Torr.KA, Knu., Aug, 6. Governor
Morrill has appointed the following
persons to represent Kansas at the
National Farmers' congress, to bd held
at Atlanta during the Cotton States
exposition theie this fall: A. W.
Smith of McPherson county, A. P.
Forsvthe of Montgomery, Joshua
Wheeler of Atchison, C, 1). Perry of
Clark, George M. Munger of Green
wood, T. A. Hubbard of Sumner, II.
V Grinstead of Lane, Frank Hols
inger of Wyandotte. James Shearer of
Marshall and Martin Mohler of Oy
A Xon-I'artbmn Movement.
Toi'KKA, Kan., Aug. 5. There was
presented to Governor Morrill for his
signature to-duy a petition bringing
out David Martin us a non-partisan
candidate for chief justice. It had
previously been signed by ex-Governor
Lewelling, a Populist, und ex-Governor
Glick, a Democrat, und it vas desired
to secure tho signature of Governor
Morrill so as to give it tho stamp of a
non-partisan movement. The governor
took the matter under advisement till
Sheriff Stanley Receive Ono In Regard
to tho Taj lor Ilrottient.
Cahiiollton, Mo., Aug. .'..Sheriff
Stanley received a letter this morning.
The envelope wus postmarked St.
Joseph, and was indorsed "In behalf
of tho Taylor bays." It was as follows:
"We, the undersigned, do solemnly ;
swear tnnt tho Taylor brothers aro
not tho murderers of tho Mccks family,
as the majority of tho people think,
but the men who committed tho deed
aro as follows: Vcrney Taylor, Bill
White, Enos Williams, Tom Williams.
We heard that tho Taylors had given
81)000 to Gus and wo took this method
of getting tho money. By throwing
them in George Taylor's hay stack,
all the suspicion would bo thrown
on him, thinking ho could
clear himself. We have been
wanted for murders, robbery and a
number of othtr crimes, but have nev
er been caught. Wo are now on our
road to New Mexico and, If you can
catch us, you may havo us. You will
hang two innocent "men. Wo have no
relatives, and if wo como to tho gal
lows it won't bo as bad as if tho Taylors
do, for they are Innocent. Hoping
that you will not hang tho innocent
brothers for that crime we bid you
It is regarded as a rank fake sent
out by some of tho friends of tho
Taylors to start a search and feeling
in their favor. No.ther Prosecutor
Bresnehen nor Sheriff Barton ever
heard of Verney Taylor or the Will
inrases or White.
llccunso Sho Had the Toothache.
Ai.yA, Ok., Aug. Ti.Mrs. Grant, the
yifei)f Michael Grant, a prominent
farmer, was found hanging from tho
ridgepole of her dugout, her husband
being a homesteader. She was 30
years of age, and only recently moved
to the farm. Sho stood on a chair,
fastened tho rope around her neck,
and then kicked tho chair from under
her. No cause Is assigned for the sui
cide except that sho was suffering
from a severe toothache.
About Missouri Crop.
St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 6. J. It. Rip
pey, secretary of the state board of ag
riculture, reports as follows: Wheat,
damaged 0 per cent in shock. Corn,
area, 110; condition, 108; estimated
yield, forty-one bushels. Oats, area in
creased two points; yield, thirty
bushels; estimated vield for state:
Wheat, 17,000,000 bushels; corn, 270,
000,000; oats, 34,000,000; hay, 3,000,000
tons; tobacco, 7,000,000 pounds; pota
toes, 10,000,000 bushels.
Ilrnln ricrcctl by a 1'ltehfork.
KinnsviLLE, Mo., Aug. 5. While
loading oats on a wagon on a farm six
miles north of this place, Stephen, the
15-year-old son of Rev. M. B. Horton,
was accidentally killed by the man
pitching tho bundles. Thinking the
boy at the rear of the wagon he threw
tho fork to the front of tho load and
one of tho tines pierced his brain, re
sulting in death shortly afterward.
80I011 O. Timelier Seriously III.
Lawhknck, Kan., Aug. 5. Judge
Solon O. Thacher is lying seriously ill
at his homo in Soutli Lawrence. He
returned a week ago from Colorado
where he had gone for his health, feel
ing much worse, and continued to de
cline. Dr. J. D. G-'tlith of Kansas
City is attendiug him. Mrs. Thacher,
who has been visiting at Genciee, N.
Y., is expected homo to-morrow.
Mr. Harrison Decline an Invitation.
Oi.n Foiiok, N. Y., Aug. 5. Messrs.
Fulton and Monk of Wntertown, rep
resenting tho New York State Grange,
called at the camp to invite ex-Presi
dent Harrison to go to Clayton August
20, when the grange holds its annual
session there. Mr. Harrison declined
the invitation on the ground that ho
had thus far refused all invitations to
go outsido of the camp to speak.
Mlnei-H Win a Illg Victory.
PiTTsnuno, Pa., Aug, 5. The biggest
victory ever made by organized labor
was won yestcrdny in Pittsburg by the
miners. Almost every demand was
granted and tho operatives gave a writ
ten guarantee for the fulfillment of
the contract. The papers were signed
last night, which increases the wages of
lOfi.OOO miners in Pennsylvania, Ohio,
Indiana and Illinois.
Killed an Outlaw.
Ai.VA, Ok., Aug. 5. Special Deputy
Sheriffs Marion Hildreth nnd J. W.
Muir, nccompnnied by others, arrived
here with tho dead body of Isaac Black,
the pal of Dick Yeager. Yeager made
his escape and every ablo bodied man
who could procure it horse is now after
Dick und aro determined to capture
him nnd every man in his gang, dead
or olive. ,
After tho Christian Gang.
South McAlkstuii, Ind. Ter., Aug.
5. Tho Christian brothers' gang of
outlaws, eight in number, robbed
Marks' store near Lumpee, Ind. Ter.,
lust night. United States Marshal
McAlester, with twenty deputies, left
on a special train to-day for tho pur
pose of capturing or exterminating tho
I'otsoned by lluttermllk.
GuTitltiK, Ok., Aug. 5. Seven mem
bers of the families of William nnd
James Brooks, twenty-five miles north
(west of here, were poisoned by drink
ing buttermilk thut had stood in tin
caiiR. All are dangerously sick, but
physiciuns have been working hard
with them and think they muy recover.
In gulls for Free SUer.
Cai.dwku., Kan., Aug. &. John J.
Ingalls addressed about 1,500 people
at tho Chikuska Veteran association
gathering. After paying a tribute to
tho old soldiers and tho cause they
represent, he closed by declaring in
favor of tho free coinage of silver.
Ileiiiuark'K King Seriously III.
Cor-KNHAOKN, A tig. 5. King Christ
ian is suffering from a recurrence of
cutarrh of the bladder. It is hoped
that the attack is not a seriouB one;
but his lllnes--, in view of his age, U
causing anxiety.
Daughter of the Rlchent Man In Maion,
Ohio, I troths Up n Church.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Angl. A few
days ago Miss Ida Colcmun, daughter
of the richest man in Wnrrcn county,
nnd organ'st of tho Methodist church
at Mason, bought a wheel. Then sho
appeared at tho baso ball park in red
bloomers. Tho pastor, the Rev. J. J.
Wadsworth, smiled nt her, but others
derided her. Saturday night a com
mittee waited on tho minister nnd com
manded him to denounce bloomers tho
following day. Sunday Mr. Wads
worth did not refer to Miss Coleman,
bicycle or bloomers. That night ho
was told that ho cither had to de
nounce Miss Coleman's riding habit or
resign. Ho was given until last night
to do so.
Last night a prayer meeting wns
held, Parson Wadsworth was in the
pulpit. The benches and aisles wero
crowded. Miss Coleman waited until
tho audience became restless for music.
Then she strodo down tho aisle dressed
in bloomers as red as tho sun and took
her scat at the organ. Some familiar
tunes woro sung nnd played, but be
fore the minister could begin to pray
his audience, or at least the most of it,
had dispersed As they wore leaving
tho building they wero hissed. After
ward Parson Wadsworth and Miss
Coleman's friends continued tho Lcr
Wyomlnp Settlers Auk for Aid Against
tho Indians.
Ciieyknne, Wyo., Aug 1. The In
dian scare is spreading far to tho south
and east of Jackson's Hole and settlers
in Fremont county aro becoming
alarmed. Governor Richards last night
received the following from Dr. W.
Lovejoy of South Pabs, in ho Miners'
Delight mining district:
South Pass, July 30. Thero is a
band of from 100 to 300 Indians within
a half day's ride of this place. They
arc nil bucks and things look shadv
here. We havp plenty of ammunition
and men, but need guns. Can you send
a few stands of Wms?
Shortly after Ihc receipt of tho above
the following wits received from Lead
stone, in tho sn&ic district:
Lkwiston, Jufor 30. Can you send us
guns? Indians Are near here.
E. A. Gustin.
Tho governor sayB tho Indians no
doubt nro Utcs) from Duchesne, who
aro hanging around in tho hope that
there will be a big fight with the Ban
nocks which will' give them an oppor
tunity to make an attack upon theso
settlers and get back to their reserva
tion beforo the trdops could interfere
Willi tncm.
fto Truth In tho Kcirt That tho l'otto-
wutonilcs Were oR tho Waroath.
Toi'ejca, Kan., Ag 1 The Indian
troubles on the PottSivatomie reserva
tion were not so seKous as indicated
by tho press dispatches from here. Tho
governor was not askSU for troops, and
there is not tho slightest danger of an
outbreak of any description. Indeed,
it Is the impression her)that some ono
imposed on tho reporters
Colored Vomen atgez.
Boston, Aug 1. Mrs, Ifinflln pre
sided at the second day of ttie confer
ence of the Colored Women ofc Amer
ica. Tho first part of tho ftessrji was
for women only and was in secret
second part Mrs. Booker T. Wash!
ton, wife of tho president of tho Tus
egee Institute, at Tuskegeo, Ala., i
a paper on "Individual Work for
Moral Elevation." She spoke of the
adaptability ot tho cojored women for
better conditions and told of tho great
work of tho institute.
Quotations from New York, Chicago, St.
I.ouls, Omaha and Klsoivhere.
flutter Creamery separator.. 14 J5
butler I ulr lo good country. li 4J ;13
t?Kb-l"resh 10 W 1014
Honey California, per lb 14 t U
Uens-Uve. por lb 6 'iU 6
Spring Chickens, per lb ll'ii 12
Lemons Choice Messlnos 4 0) iu C 2.
Apnles-per bbl 2 00 ft 2 23
urunires Klprldas, per box ... 2 50 ti 2 00
Potatoes Now , X kit M
Wutermelons por dozen 2 5) ffl 3 00
heuns Navy, hnnd-plckod.bu 2 00 46 2 20
liuy Uplanil, per tou 6 SO to 7 69
Unions l-or bu , 50 4fl 75
Clieeso Neb.&Ia., full cream 10 U
Pineapples per iloz 1 73 to 2 is
Tomutoca perl-basketcrato 83 O
HuRb Mixed packlnc 5 00 tb 5 10
Rons Heavy welphts 4 05 (it .1 00
beeves- Mockers und Jeoaeri 'i 40 to 3 to
beef fctcers 4 00 a h 00
Hulls. 2 13 (14 2 40
fctags 2 7.1 & 3 00
Llwe& 2H ii 4 23
Lows 100 48 00
Heifers.". 1) & 3 00
Westerns 125 u 3 CO
fcbueo Lambs 3 00 -a 5 00
tiieep-Cholco natives......... 2 50 u 3 73
Wheat No. 2. spring CO KH
torn Per bu 41 u 4an
tutb terbu 2J 4& . rax
lork. 10 37 ftiiosu
Lurd 0 60 0 55
hops 1'ackers and mixed 4 60 u, 5 10
taitlo-fctecrs extra 3 40 , 5 M)
theep 1'innht 3 00 '5 60
beep-Natives 2 uO 4 10
Wheat, No. 2, red winter 75 75'
Lorn No. !... i bi
Uaib No.2 . 3S Hi 32H
1 ork 12 23 12 65
Lard , u 60 is, ti C754
wheat No Ired,cash 70 tt 70',
Lorn Pcrbu 40 4oj
Oats l'cr bu 22 Sig
Hops MUd packing., 4 & 4 90
Lultlc Heft steers 4 23 6 00
tbteti Mixed natives 2 7ii n ;i to
Lambs 3 03 4 60
Wheat No. 2 bard C.tVt'fc C6
lorn-No.S 37 t
oats No.: :i (j jj
tattle Mockers mid fecderi.. 2 is m. 40
Lo Mixed pucker 430 4i4jo
Would Sell Ills Vote.
Wichita, Kan., Aug 1. J, P.
Faront, county commissioner of Sum
ner county, had a preliminary hearing
at Argonin and was held in the sum of
S'.'.OOO. He is accused of corrupt prac
tices in oilice. He is alleged to have
agreed to give his vote to the Sumner
County Standard for the county print
ing in consideration of tho fact that
the Standard, as the Democratic organ,
would oppose fusion between Demo
crats and Populists in the election of
1804. Farou. is a Republican. It is
. me nrst case instituted under tho
Douglass corrupt practice act.