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TII03. J. O'KKBFJTfi, rnblUher.
OVER THE STATE.
VotiK Is pulling lor a free tnall deliv
Tub city schools of Norfolk opened
frith an enrollment of 000.
Colvax county has voted bonds with
which topurchnso a poor farm.
Ukal estate men of 1'icrco county nro
gathering samples for an exhibit uttho
A vkuv successful teachers' institute
of two weeks' duration was held in
Eifty acres of Innd in Lincoln coun
ty, under the ditch, yielded 4,000 bush
els of oats.
Nkmkln'b High school opened with a
decreased attendance compared with
one year ago.
Faiuikiis in Laucnster county can
see tho fair and a circus all for one
price of admission.
J. IL IIkitek of Purdum has an aero
of ground that this year produced COO
busuclo of potatoes. ' - -
HuAtx .JJowccso a farmer, by the irri
gation process, got 3,000 bushels of
onions from three acres.
M. Dowlino of North Hcnd is proud
of his success in raising u sugar beat
weighing soven pounds.
Mklvillk Mahtix, a Lincoln saloon
ltcopcr, was fatnlly shot by one Dalloy,
a printer, With whom ho hud quarreled.
HimiumKY dealers havo sold 830,000
worth of self-binders, threshing ma
chines, mowers and cultivators this
Two Youxa men of 1'owneo City made
tho trip to I'hillipsburg, Kansas, on
wheels, a distance of two hundred
Tiwnn is now in sight tho promise of
an acreago of 4,000 acres for sugar beets
for tho location, of a factory at Table
A YouNd school teacher named Rich
ards, residing at Clurkson, was arrested
for sending unmailablo matter through
Tiik stato bank has just been organ
ized at Falls City, with a capital of
550,000. It will open for business Sep
W. L. MKitcitANT and E. O. Orton of
rcorla, 111., were in Pawco City tho
other day, having rodo their bicycles
tho cntiro distance, 070 miles, in five
Will Youno, ono of Oakland's prom
inent young men, died last week, aged
i!2. lie hod just finished his course nt
tho law department of tho Stato uni
versity. A FAitMKit near Wakefield brought
fivo onions to town that weighed just a
pound apiece. A slate that can grow
such onions is bound to forgo ahead
under any financial Bystcm.
GitANi Mastkii Woiikman J. G. Tate
of tho Ancient Order of United
Workman has just returned from a
visit to his old home in England. His
health was improved greatly by tho
Hay shippers in tho vicinity of Chap
pell and .Kimball have been made hap
tiv br tho nation of the lTnion 1'acitic
S 1 J - 1. it- - il inji ! ft - at mekfw f
i cents ft ton from those points to f
I'o.ter Smith, who has irrigated his
farm on Shell creek, expects to gather
100 bushels of corn to tho acre. liefore
plowing tho land in Iho spring ho
turned on tho water and has flooded
the land but ouco bincc.
Degatuu pcoplo aro doeply interested
in tho roport that tho Illinois Central
railroad will cross tho Missouri river
over the new bridge at Sioux City und
build south through Homer, Decatur
and Tckamah to Omaha.
Thk bed of tho Platte river at Goth
enburg last week was almost dry, tho
only water flowing being a small stream
which flowed in tho north channel.
The irrigation ditches have been ab
sorbing about all tho water in tho river
Somk unknown party concealed a box
of parlor matches in a bundlo of grain
on a farm near Crcston. When tho
bundlo went through the machine the
matches were ignited. Tho machine
was pulled awuy from tho burning
smelt just in ttmo to save it.
Tiik Newman Grove Advertiser com
plains that their town is discriminated
ugalnst in tho matter of freight rates
to such nn extent that their buyers can
not pay within 8 to 10 cents per bushel
for wheat what neighboring townb pay.
Last spring thero were over 15,000
apple trees set out within a radius of
ten miles of Plattsmouth, aud the. pros
pects aro that nearly twice as many
will be set out next spring, A horti
culturalist said that experience had
proven Cass county to bo ono of the best
fruit counties in the state, aud no doubt
inside of five years the shipment of
fruit from there will bo immense.
The porfldous conduct of M. M. Stan
nard, who for several years ran a mar
ble shop In FuUb City, has just been
xnado public. It seems from reports
that whilo he left his family on their
placo a little way cast of that city,
ostensibly on the business of his trade,
ho really deserted them last December
and on May 1 ho married a Sioux City
widow at Millbank.
The bank examiners knvedlvlded up
the state into four sections, in which
they will work. Examiner Cline will
havo the southwest part und the Elk
horn line of road and Scribncr branch.
Examiner McGrew takes tho southeast
counties, and Examiner Dodder takes
the Union Puclllc line of road, the cen
tral counties north of that road east to
Central City, and several rlvercaunties.
Examiner Cowdrey takes the north
Asked to explain tho import of the
initiative and referendum, a western
paper says it means that "the horns go
with the hide."
a E. Scott and A. E. Kemper of
North Uend havo commenced to rebuild
their business houses recently de
stroyed by fire.
PUEi'AnATioxs are being made in
Ames for feeding a large number of
cattle the coming winter, und the first
shipment is expected about the 10th of
L L. Yokv of Harrisonburg, who fell
iroa his' horse the other day. breaking
his collar bone, has had the same bone
broken twice before.
lleemer CSets the lnltentlary Contract.
The board of public lands aud build
ings met yesterday, says tho Lincoln
Journal, and decided to award tho pen
itentiary contract to Warden llccmcr.
liuckstaff llros, of this city presented
seven different propositions in their bid
and Mr. llccmcr presented one, which
the board accepted as the best. In
brief, Mr. IJecmer agrees to care for
convicts at 40 cents per capita, tho stato
to furnish him all penitentiary prop
erty and keep tho satno in repair, lie in
return to account for all money re
ceived and paid out, and to refund to
the state all moneys coming into his
hands, less $3,000. lie is to pay lilsown
bookkeeper out of tho $3,000.
This proposition is construed by somo
to mean that tho board will be in con
trol of tho penitentiary contract and
conduct it for the benelit of tho state,
Mr. Ueemcr retaining as his sharo a fair
salary. Those who havo investigated
the proposition And no fault with it.
If the contract is worth whut the ap
praisers say it is under Mr. Beemer b
bid, tho Btato will got tho benefit of all
profits. Mr. llccmcr is considered ono
of tho best managers whoever occupied
tho position of warden, and it is gen
erally believed that under his bid tho
state has a good show of getting every
cent that can possibly bo made off con
A Reunion Note.
Hastings Dispatch: Tho crowd at
Camp Sherman was larger than over
today. Very few pcoplo havo esti
mated it at less than 50.000. Tho whole
camp was a mass of moving humanity.
Camp Logan also had a largo crowd
this afternoon. Thero is only about
sixty rods of vacant spaco between tho
camps and that spaco was literally
packed with people.
Tho Women's ltoliof corps hnd a vofy
interesting camp lire last night Mrs.
Mury It. Morgan presided. The wel
come address was tnadu by Mrs. Mary
J. Dodd and responded to by Mrs. C. E.
Adams of Superior. Other nddrcssor
were made by Mesdames Mollio O.
Hards, Itupler, Anna Potter and Mrs.
Mary R. Morgan. Miss Maude Dil
worth gave a recitation and Judge nnd
Mrs. lleall favored tho audience with
somo excellent music.
Attempted Sulcldo of a Nehrnskan.
Huffnlo N. Y.) dispatch! It. T. Allen
of Omaha, Neb., shot and badly
wounded himself on a New York Cen
tral train a few miles from liuffalo.
Allen was traveling with his wifo.
They had been to Now Jersey nnd were
returning to Nebraska. Leaving his
wife for a moment Allen went to tho
toilet room at the rear of the car, and a
moment later tho passengers wcro
startled by a pistol shot Several men
rushed to tho spot and found Allen
lying in a pool of blood, which oozed
from a bullet wound in his left side.
He was cared for as well as could bo
on the cars, and when tho train reach
ed Buffalo was taken to tho Emergency
hospital. Tho doctors found that tho
bullet had just touched tho apex of
the heart. The aim was well directed,
and had not the bullet struck somo
hard substance in his clothing and
glanced off ho would have been killed.
It is thought ho will recover. Later
While in the hospital Allen succeeded
in getting hold of a bottle of carbolic
ncld, swallowing a largo dose, with
fatal effects. His Inst words were:
p'Thisstfrije.rvo, closed tho ffamoior
K ceps. -
Tho llefit Sugar Crop.
Correspondence Omaha Tee: Tht
Oxnard Beet Sugar company of Grand
Island will this year, beyond any ques
tion of doubt, mako tho largest run In
the history of tho beet sugar Industry
W. II. Baird has been at work an
alyzing beets. Ho stated that tho beets
for their present condition as to matur
ity aro showing up splendidly, most of
them averaging from 10 to 14 per cent.
Tho lato rains, whilo not injuring tho
crop, have retarded its development.
And in view of this fact tho company
has dectded to give an additional price
per ton to those contractors who will
mako later deliveries. For November
deliveries tho comnanv will nav :
cents extra per ton for December beets
3U cents; lor January beets 35 cents;
for February beets 40 cents per ton.
u lien asiteu what, in his opinion,
would tho crop for this factory bo.
Ferrar stated that they figured on no
less than 35,000 tons. This, ho said,
was the lowest possible estimate. Tho
factory had about 4,000 acres contracted
at the beginning of the season. Sup
posing 500 acres in tho different coun
ties had failed, there still would bo
3,803 acres in good condition, and these
will certainly average moro than pen
tons to the acre. A few farmers who
havo taken good care of their beets ex
pect to harvest twenty-flvo tons to the
acre. The Grand Island factory ex
pects to begin tho manufacture of sugar
September 1 and run tlve or six months.
Two hundred men per day will bo cm
ployed, half of them on tho day shift
nnd tho other on tho night,
That Shnm Hat tip.
In regard to tho statement that Gov
ernor Holcomb issued an order prohib
iting guards from talting part in a pro
posed sham battle with tho Grand
Army men, Adjutant General Barry
said tho governor was not constated.
He and Major Feehet alone wera re
sponsible. He stated that the G. A, 11.
reunion committee advertised a sham
battle without any authority. The
committee llrst went so far as to get
out a program for the national guard,
but the chairman of that committee
kindly withdrew the programs from
circulation when so requested by the
militia authorities. The adjutant gen
eral states that a sham battle was op
posed from tho Start by Major Fchet
aud himself for various reasons, one
being the liability to accident as proven
by past experience.
STUB ENDS OF THOUGHT.
Clothes do not make the man, but
they have a good deal to do In making
To dally much with subjects mean
end low. proves that the mind la weak
or makes it so.
Some gentlemen poslns as reformers
would not be permitted to play In a
square crap game.
One half the world don't know the
number of patches tho other half weal's
under its ceat-tulls.
Those who denounce capita.! as a
curse always seem anxious to havt- the
corse come home to them.
ft BIG FIRE 10 BOSTON.
GREAT MASONIC TEMPLE
BUILDING IN ASHES,
LOSS IS OVER $1,250,000.
All Hat the First Floor Destroyed tn Les
Thnn Two Hours The Structuro
tho Scene of tho Itcccnt Con
clave of Knight Templars
Was Most Magnificently
Boston, Sept, 0. A passer by dis
covered fire at 10:05 o'clock this morn
ing in tho Masonic temple, one of the
finest Masonic buildings in the United
States, tho placo where the Knights
Templar triennial conclave was held
last week, and a fow moments later
an alarm was given from box 53, noted
as being locatod in ono of the most
dangerous fire districts in the city.
At almost tho same time nn nlarm
was sent in from box 7a in the Parker
house, and all the flro apparatus down
town hurried to that place. Tho hotel
blaze proved to be trivial, but the con
fusion resulting from the almost simul
taneous alarms gave tho fire in tho
Temple a good start before tho ap
District Chief Hugan, who was on
ton of the tower of tho Tremont street
side of tho building, found tho flames
curling up around him and was forced
to jump to tho roof, almost twenty
feet below. Ho escaped uninjured.
About the samo tlmeatubo on chem
ical engine No. 3 exploded and Lieu
tenant Madden, who wns working On
tho engine, was thrown to tho ground
and probably fatally injured. He
struck on his head and it was believed
his skull was fractured.
' In less than an hour the roof of the
magnificent building had fallen, car
rying down what tho flro baft left of
the thrC'O upper stories, and making
hopeless tho task of saving anything
but tho lower floor.
Tho toinplo waB ono of the most
magnificently furnished Masonic
buildings in the country and tholo3S
will be over $500,000. Tho buiUllng
cost about $750,000. Valuable papeis
in the safes on the second floor were
NEW CONSUMPTION CURE.
Consul Chnnccllor Iteport tho Claims
of an Italian Kxncrt.
"Washington, Sept. 0. A new cure
for consumption has been reported to
tho state department by United States
Consul Chancellor at Havre. Ho says
it was first brought to the attention
of the world at a congre&s of physi
cians nnd scientists at Bordeaux to
consider the question of combatling
consumption by vaccination.
Murlgliano, an Italian, read a papery
which, attracted much attention, claim
ing to havo discovered an eillcaeious
process for tho treatment of consump
tion by the injection of tubular serum.
which, he says renders the disease
Tho consul recalls the comparative
failures of other attempts to treat con
sumption successfully und says this
particular process Is s,ill In the "experi
mental stage. The paper is open to
several objections, for Professor Mnrl
gliano gives no precise- information as
to his process for obtaining the scrum,
which can bo had only from himself,
and his statistics aro incomplete and
Ex-OIllclaU of llutte, Mont., Klccted on
High l'rJnelpIcn, Accused of Forgery.
Burn;, Mont., Sept, 0. Warrants
have been issued or tho arrest of sev
eral ex-ofllcials of this city, a in oner
them ex-City Clerk Perrin Tivino and
his ussistant, Philip L. Miller, charg
ing thorn with forgery committed dur
ing their terms of office. The accused
aro believtd to havo left town as th6
police havo so far been unablo to lo
Tho administration of which tho
accused were members, was elected on
a reform tickut. -he treasurer, Simon
Jacobs, comrutted suicide several
months ago and was short iu his ac
counts over 850,000.
Liberia No "Promised Land."
London, Sept. 0.A. Burnett" and
II. Jumper, American negroes, have
arrived at Southumpton by tho steamer
Tagar, with a mournful btory of the
fate of tho party of negro colonists
which left Savannah, Gn., March 10,
on board tho steamer llenga'for Li
beria. Of tho U10 persons who com
prised tho company only two teeured
work in Monrovia. Half the entire
number died of fever, aggravated by
privations. The remainder, excepting
a few who were too ill to travol, mado
their way toward tho coast in tho vain
hope of finding means of returning to
Five Generations Under Ono IUiof.
SEVhitr, Kan., Sept 0. At the littlo
town of Climax u family of fivo gener
ations reside under ono roof. They
are: Mrs. Larklns, aged SC yeare,
who is a great-great-grandmother;
Mrs. Mary Temploton, her daughter,
is a great-grandmother; T. D. Templo
ton, Mrs. Terapleton's fcon, is Mrs.
LarlUns' graudsou; Mrs. Abe Russell
is a great-granddaughter, and her in
fant daughter is great-great-great-granddaughter
of Mrs. Larkins.
Coke Workers Jlay Strike.
Uniontow.n, Pa., Sept J). Indica
tions point to a general strike through
out the Connellsville coke region next
week or the week after. Last spring
the operators granted au advance of
tea pur cent to avoid ; threatened
EtHke. Since tlmt time the price of
coke has been on the jump and the
men now demand another advance in
wages commensuiate with the advance
in coke,- The operators aro unwilling
to accede to the demand.
HYPNOTISM IN CRIME.
Tho Subject DlncUBjcd by tho Medico
Nbw Yonic, Sept. 9. The third day's
session of tho Medico-Lcgnl congress
began by tho reading by Clark Bell of
a paper by Gustavo Bochm on "Tho
Brutality of Capital Punishment."
Tho author contended that tho death
penalty had no doterrant effect; that
it was a rclie of feudal barbarism, nnd
was merely an act of rovongo on tho
pi 1 ? ,no stttl0, Tm"o afternoon scs
sioiias'opencd with the reading of a
wpc by Clark Boll on "Hypnotism hi
the Coutts of Law."
Mr. Bell pointed out that It
appeared tho majority of medical men
in this country did not recognize hyp
notic traneo as an existing fact. The
lawyers and judges wcro on the same
grounds ns tho doctors. In the courts
of Europo tho contrary was tho fact
and men of the highest charnctor and
Erofcssional attainments devoted their
est efforts to its study and elucida
tion. As it wns with professional men,
so it is with tho jpeople.
Professor Carl Sextus of Chicago
wrote I o say that a natural criminal
could bo mado to do criminal acts
under hypnotic influence, but not a
person of real moral worth. Dr. W. L.
Howard of Baltimore said that hypno
tism was a reality. Ho gave several
instances of hypnotized persons in
Baltimore, including his own servant,
whom ho sent to a neighboring phj'sl
clan's laboratory to steal everything
tho doctor had. He restored tho fellow
whilo ho had tho articles still in his
possession. The doctor confessed that
it affected the man's brain somewhat,
but he always tookcaro, except on this
occasion, to get tho subject back into
a good mental stato before ho com
pletely restored him.
The doctor also hypnotized a bank
cashier nnd mnde him steal 845,000. Ho
performed an operation in tho John
Hopkins university with the patient
under hypnotic influence. Hypnotism
Was invaluable as a corrector of
morals. Dr. G rover of Massachusetts
told of a young woman in Boston who
had n tendency to tuberculosis being
cured by hypnotic influence.
The Horn! Syndicate Fulls to Keep
the Gold Itcscrvo Fund.
Washington, Sept. 0. A tolegram
received at the treasury department
states that 81,000,000 in gold has been
withdrawn for oxport from tho sub
treasury at New York. Slight gains,
however, were mado at Chicago and
other points, aggregating 180,000, so
tho true amount of tho reserve at tho
close of business was 808,513,520. Tho
cash balance was 8181,577,108.
The treasury ofllcials maintain their
usual reticence on tho subject, but
there is no doubt that they were some
what disappointed and surprised that
the syndicate permitted the business
day to close without making any de
posit. From the first the ofllcials havo
confidently believed 8100,000,000 was
tho lowest point which tho syndicate
would permit the reserve to reach,
and hence their inaction at this time
is not understood. There is, however,
UO-.&kH'av felt, as it is expected the
syndicate will come to the rescue on
tho flrsfvsign of uneasiness on the part
of the public
HURLBUT IS DEAD.
A Noted American Newspaper
Vafe.tca Away In Italy.
Cadenaihha, Italy, Sept y 9.-
liam Henly Hurnhft is dead.
lie became, connected with the New
York World in 1802, and in loOl pur
chased the Commercial Advertiser, in
tending to publish it as a free trade
paper, and his associates failing to
agree the paper was sold to Thurlow
Weed. He went to Mexico in I860, and
was invited to tho capltol by
Maximilian. lie represented the
Now York World at the world's fair at
Paris in 1607, and tho centennary fes
tival of St. Peter in Rome, and in 1871
accompanied tho United States expe
dition to Santa Domingo, during which
time ho published a very complete his
tory of that island. In"l870-8J ho was
editor-in-chief of the World, and in the
latter j'ear when Joseph Pulitzer
bought tho World he went to Europo
where ho has sinco chiefly resided.
Severe Storms Damage a Church, Resi
dences and Iluslncss House?.
Joi'LiN, Mo., Sept. 9. Joplin wns
visited by a cloud-burst shortly after 5
o'clock yesterday afternoon, ltain
fell at intervals all tho afternoon, cul
minating in a storm which was tho
worst known in twenty years. The
water ctme down in streams. The
rain was accompanied by a terrific
electrical display, and by a high wind,
which did great damage. Tho First
Methodist Episcopal church and sev
eral private residences wero damaged
by water. On Main street, for half a
block, on each side of the Willow
branch, several business houses wero
flooded. In all tho low lying districts
the occupants wero driven from their
houses. Tho railways suffered much
damage. Mauy mines wero flooded,
and the loss from this will be heavy.
Itepubllcaus Claiming Maryland.
NkwYohk, Sept. 0. General Felix
A. Angus, editor of tho Baltimore
American, says: "The state will go
Republican for tho first time sinco tho
war. Half of tho Democratic papers
In this state havo bolted the Demo
cratic ticket, and will support
Lowndes for governor. It is almost a
revolution In political sentiment, and
I venture to say that Mr. Lowndes'
majority will be anywhere from 5,000
toU'0,000. His election is u foregone
Artist Gibson and Fiancee Injured.
Richmond, Va., Sept. 0. News has
just reached here of a serious accident
to Charles Dana Gibson, tho famous
artist, and his nfliunced wife, Miss
Irene Laughorne, in u runaway. Mr.
Gibson's left wrist was broken and ho
sustained many severe bruises. Miss
Langhome's left knee wns broken and
sho was also badly bruised. Her in
'jurles will confine her to her room for
at least two months.
THEY DECLARE FOR THE GOLD
T. J. Mahoney of Omaha Daced at th
Head of the Ticket W. 8. Ashliy of
llllilrotli nnd J. II. Ames of Lincoln for
ltegents What la Set Forth In tho
riatform of l'rlnclples A Telegram
Tho Oold Wing of Democracy.
1'or supremo judge.T. J. MAHONKY.Omahu
For rn irnnt b J W. S. AHUIY. iilldrcth
i or regents j u AME8i ncoIll.
Lincoln, Nob., Sept. 7. Tho
"straight" democratic stato convention
met in this city on Thursday and placed
in nomination the abovo ticket. Euclid
Martin of Omaha called the meeting to
The presiding officer announced that
It. S. Bibb of Beatrice had been select
ed by tho committee for temporary
chairman, and C. M. Hubncrof Nebras
ka City as temporary secretary. Tho
convention accepted them.
The chairman appointed as o, com
mittee on credentials: O. U. Scott of
Thayer. Bon D. Thorward of Holt, J.
H. Miller of Hall, It. E. McMullin of
Dixon, and I. W. Uawes of Kearney.
As a committee on permanent organ
ization these wore uppointed: W. D.
Mellugh of Douglas, D. W. Cook of
Gage, R. E. Dunphy of Seward, G. A.
J. Morso of Pawnee, and Jacob Bigler
Tho committee on credentials report
ed tho list of delegates and n6 contests.
Tho temporary organization was
mado permanent with tho addition of
Ed McCullough of Butler as assistant
On motion of N. S. Harwood of Lan
caster a committee of seven on resolu
tions was appointed. These wero Is'.
S. Harwood of Lancaster, John A. Mc
Shano of Douglas, D. P. Rolfo of Otoe,
G. M. Shellenbaigcrof Douglas, George
P. Marvin of Gage, J. J. Mcintosh of
Cheyenuc, and F. G. Hadlcr of Web
ster. They brought in the following:
l'LATFOIlll OE lUUNCH'LKS.
The democrats of Nebraska, in con
vention assembled, congratulate tho
country upon tho sure signs of return
ing prosperity. In spite of the evil
predictions alike of protectionists and
silver inflationists, the country is stead
ily and surely gaiuing ground, thuB
justifying the wisdom of tho reversal
of the republican policies of protective
tariff taxes and coinage of a redundant
quantity of token-dollars. Tho fact
that tho wheels of industry, so long
silenced as a consequence of these poli
cies by a long and depressing panic,
have resumed their wonted motion and
that moro than 300,000 lnoorcrs are re
ceiving an increase of wages of 12 per
cent proves this assertion.
Wo send greeting and congratula
tions to Grover Cleveland nnd his cab
inet, not only for their wise and pru
dent course which has aided so much
in bringing about tho better financial
.condition, but alco for their firm and
fearless adherence throughout tho long
depression to sound principles of econ
omies', for their just conception of the
rights of tho whole people, and for
their unswerving fidelity in upholding
and protecting the honor and integrity
of tho nation against organized mob
A GOLD STANDAND.
Wo indorse the national democratic
platform of 1803 and the interpretation
placed thereon by tho president, and
we declnro ourselves unequivocally and
unreservedly for that metallic money
as the standard unit, the bullion and
mint value of which are approximately
the same, the purchasing power of
which, regardless ot government mint
age, is tho least fluctuating in all the
markets of tho civilized world. Wo
insist upon this policy ns especially
necessary for tho protection of the
farmers, laborers and property owning
debtors the most defenseless victims
of unstable money and fluctuating cur
rency. Free coinage of silver, 10 to 1, means
silver monometallism; it means poorer
money and Jess of it; it means less
wages for the laboring man and less
actual money for tho farmer and very
much less credit, us well as money for
the business man. It means bank
ruptcy for all, save tho mine owner.
ONLY ONE MENACE.
We recognize in the issue and reissue
of our treasury notes a serious menace
to the stability of the national finances
and we favor the retirement of all
treasury notes at the earliest possible
moment with proper and safe guaran
tees for maintaining the necessary vol
ume of the currency which shall bo de
vised by a competent, non-partisan cur
The constitution of this state pro
vides that no religious test shall bo
made as a qualification for office. That
provision we accept both in the letter
and in the spirit and we condemn every
attempt by secret societies or other
wise to proscribe any portion of our
citizens on account of their religious
beliefs or adulations.
T. C. Marshall nominated T. J. Ma
honey for candidate for justice of tho
supremo court The nomination was
mado by acclamation and D. W. Camp
and J. H. Ames conducted the nominee
to the platform.
Mr. Mahoney was greeted with ap
plause when he stepped to the front of
the stage to make his speech of thanks.
He said that whether locally the con
test was crowned by victory or defeat
he thought that the duty of the con
vention had been done by holding up
before the people the principles of their
party. Whether there was one vote or
100,000 for tho candidate of a party if
it was true to principle it was right,
temporary success did not measure the
success of a party.
The nomination of candidates for re
gents of the State university were
made. The candidates were: W. Si
Ashby. Hildreth; J. F. Canyon, McCook;
John II. Ames, Lincoln: h. S. Green.
Gage; F. P. Welton, Dakota. The roll
was called and the result announced to
be: Ashby 311, Canyon CO, Ames 401.
Green 402, Welton 118. Ames nnd
Ashby were declared the nominees of
The state central committee re
elected Euclid Martin chairman, and
J. B. Sbeean secretary.
A SPORTY MINISTER.
Organize n Sunday llarcbnlt Nine to
AraURp tho Workluguien.
Ansonia, Conn., Sept. 5,- There is n
decided sensation in religious circles of
this city over tho "advanced" position
assumed by Rev. Henry E, Davies of
tho Congregational church, in refer
ence to Sunday observance.
The recent opening of Housatonic
park, with various Sunday attractions,
cnuscd a crusade, led by all Catholic
and Protescant pastors, except Mr.
Davies, who defied his colleagues,
claiming that tho days of "Blue Law"
Sundays wero passed and tho peoplei
should now realize the fact and con
duct themselves accordingly. He said
emphatically that the laboring classes
should have amusement on Sundays
and that all who thought otherwise
These statements were emphasized
by tho formation of a baseball club by
the minister from among tho attend
ants at his church, and with them ho
played nt tho park. Tho church at
once took up tho matter, a division re
sulted, nnd at present the different
factions aro denouncing the attrudes
of each other. A climax was reached
to-day, when Mr. Davies presented his
Express companies aro fighting tho
occupation tax at New London, Mo.
Re-enforcements to tho number of
1,300 arrived at Havana from Spain.
Hail twelve inches in circumferenco
fell at New London, Halls county, Mo.
Louis Brcnnuu was thrown from a
train at Carrollton, Mo., and fatally
Utah women cannot vote till the
territory becomes a btate, say the
Ben Riser, jr., aud his wife arc in
jail at Bloomlngton, 111., for having
stolen two horses.
The revenue statement shows thnt
8117,000 moro reveuue was received in.
July than In August.
Mrs. Alice Fleming of New York is.
under arrest on suspicion of having
murdered her mother.
A bank has been organized nt Neo
desha, Kan., with 825,000 capital and
leading men as directors. ,
Dr. A. M. Hutchinson of Hutchin
son, Kan., has been appointed head
physician at the state reformatory.
It Is announced that Satolli, after be
ing made cardinal, will remain in tho
United States as pro delegato apos
tolic. Canadian cruisers aro seizing all
Newfoundland fishing schooners found
in Canadian waters. A conflict is
The Turks distributing scant relief
to Armenians that they had plundered
demanded a letter of thanks from each
Mabel Stanley, an American, con
fessed to stealing jowclry in London
and was sentenced to twelve months
Tho San Francisco board of health
has appealed to the national authori
ties to take precautions against cholera
in Japan and Haw ail.
YashoUts north of Sitltlllo, Mexico,
have caused the suspension of through
traffic It may bo some days befcro
the damage will bo repaired.
The interior department has decided
that tho accretion lands at the mouth
of tho Illinois river belong to the state
of Illinois, and not Uncle Sam.
Mary Jane Silberman and her hus
band wero arrested at Pine Bluff, Mo.,
because they got married before Mrs,
Silberman disposed of her former hus
band. Senator Brice has secured control of
the Clevolnnd, Akron and Columbus.
This is an important link in the trunk
line which ho is baid to be trying to
General Coppinger had a conference .
with Indian Commissioner Browning
anent Jackson's Hole. He recom
mends that it be annexed to Yellow
The Republicans of Sumner county,
Kan., have named W. H. Maddy for
treasurer, D. C. Millard for regibter,
D. A Lewis for sheriff, Charles Sadler
for clerk, Orvillo Smith for surveyor
and Michael Huffman for coroner.
Girl Jllcyclo llldur Killed.
Chicppee, Mas3., Sept. 5. Miss Car
rie E. Stoddard of this city was struck
by a horse while riding her blcyclo last
evening nnd fatally injured, dying a
half hour later. The 6haft of tho
sulky struck her in the side, forcing a.
corset steel into her bet t
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rheep Lambs, 3 00
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