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THOS. T. O'KKKKFK, I'lilillilner.
HEMIXQFORD. ; NE1WA5KA.
OVER THE STATE.
has been or-
A t iik.uikkv company
ganized nt St. IMwards.
Tin: Roll! found near lturrrUlo was
nssayed nnd yielded 513 to the ton.
Jin- Young Men's Christian Associa
tion has been organised in Auburn.
K ANOKJ.tsr Sunday is conducting a
very successful scries of meetings at
O.vk dav last week C'hever llnzolct
i-enta telegram from O'Neill to Ger
many nnd received a reply in three
V Wii.sonvii.m: dramatic company,
composed wholly of homo talent, has
put on "Undo Tom's Cabin" in that
Chuck" Woorii.ii, who made an us
fault on Miss Miss Carrie Taylor of Ne
braska City Is In jail nnd later on will
lie in tho penitentiary.
I'mi.T.ii'M dlspatcli reports renters
plentiful but farms hard to get in that
locality. Nearly all who left in 161M
have coino or aro coming bad:.
Wim.iam Uiti.MM, who mysteriously
disappeared from llellcvuo last sum
mer, and who, it was thought, had
committed suicide, has turned up in
Tub lUoomlicld Stato bank, R. L.
Oxford, president and A. P. Oxford,
onslfier, wns closed last week and Is
now in charge of Hank Kxnmlner
Vi:ti:iiax soldiers of Holt, Drown,
Hock, Kiiyn Puhu and Royd countlus
will hold a reunion at a doto to bo tlxcd
nt n meeting of a committee at Long
Pino on June -I.
II itiii80N McConi) of l'lattsmouth,
with thcaidof nnnblo assistant, caught
n boat load of channel cat tho oilier
day, tho largest of which weighed
lit HiM.es men of Omaha arc wrestling
with the question of high insurance
rates. It is possible home insurance
will be resorted to before rates will bo
liiiH) has been discovered on the
Pintle river, in Hnll county. Speci
mens of the rock were tested by nn old
Colorado gold miner and colors were
found in every sample.
At Nebraska City 01 Leonard and
illiam Miser hnd a uillloulty and in tho
end Leonard came in contact with some
kind of an instrument that cut a deep
gash in tho side of his face and nearly
severed an ear.
Whim: rii filing a well in Stanton
county August Selfert claims to have
penetrated a four-foot vein of coal.
Hold has also been discovered on Union
creek, and tho rcsldonts of that county
are feeling very much c.atcd.
Sr.N vrou Ai.ixn 1ms introduced a bill
in the senate granting to tho incorpo
rated town of Valentine, "berry coun
ty Neb., 720 acres of land located with
in tho limits of Fort Niobrara to be
used for public parks and other public
Nmiuakka Is rapidly getting back all
the people who left the stato a yen- or
two ugo, and in addition many who
woro never before residents of tho
state Tho drouth scare of '01 like tho
grasshopper scare of '74, is now a thing
of the past.
mii'THI'Aki Nebraska county com-
mb-sioncrs' meeting was held at Jsor
folk, pursuant to a call issued from
.Madison county. It was decided to
form a permanent organization with
tho object of bringing about uniform
methods of conducting business.
Tin. amount of conildenco that exists
nmu.ig the farmers throughout Cass
county in tho matter of a crop for IS'.HS
was never greater than now. Consid
erable spring planting has been done.
Everybody "s ready to commence tho
scattering of seed at the lirst advent of
At Fairmont Joseph Layton, dames
Layton and Annettii had their prelimi
nary hearing on tho charge of stealipg
'( u load of coal from a Kansas C'ty and
Omaha ?ar. Annetta was discharged
fo- want of evidence. Joseph and .lames
pleaded guilty to petit larceny and
were each lined S25 aud cost., to stand
unmmlttc'i until paid.
Tin. delegates of tho Grand Army of
tho Republlo and Woman's Relluf corps
mot in convention nt tho court house
ut Falls City In tho matter of the dis
trict eneampinct? to bo 'lcld next July.
Tlie Commercial club of that e'ty made
them a proposition, guaranteeing 5U00
to defray expenses, and as a result tho
encampment will be held there.
A VitiHiKiiir.i: dispatch says: Hun
dreds of immigrant wagons aro passing
lur.ugli this town on their way to
Do.sd county, as many as nineteen be
ing put up fit loon! livery barns at ono
t me the other day. Tho people are
coming from Iowa and slates cast of
thcic, aud at the present rate promise
to maku ltoyd one of the most populous
counties In the state.
Tjikiik nro now thtce petitions circu
lating agitating irrigation down this
vndey, says an Oconee dispatch, the
District, Farmers' Mutual and Compa
ny Control. Meetings tiro being held
nnd 6pirited debates on tho respective
merits of tho organizations make tiie
gatherings interesting. It will be
known thortly wulch company will
Wim.iam Axkjan, receiver of the
Hank of Commerce, 'Grand island, tiled
a report la the otlicc of the clerk of tho
district court. I no jace vaiuo oi assets
is given at S2.r,7.-ir.l.y0; tho estimated
value ntS7v,!K:a8l, and the liabilities,
5156,037.01. The receiver requests an
order to proceed against the stock
holders for the full amount in which
they are liuble.
Tub trial of Hesekiah Klliott at
Weeping Water i-n the charge of
adultery preferred by J. I. Looker,
with whoso wife he was too intimate,
was concluded Inst week before Judge
Harnett nnd Elliott wns bound over to
the district court. Tho sherilf took
biia to the county jail.
Anoiikw SonKW.ix. who was arrested
nt Cowles on complaint of his step
daughter, Rosa Soderlln, charging him
with being the father of her unborn
child, was arraigned before a justice at
ltcd Cloud lie waived examination
Hnd was placed under bonds to the
mountof 8500 to appoar at the next
y-m of the district court
' SVw IIup for lrnkn Itrrt.
Fremont dispatch: W. C Peterson,
who has been experimenting in devis
ing a process for the manufacture ol
crude sugar from beets, has succeeded
ill making crude spirits from tho juice.
This afternoon at his residence In
Saunders county in the presence of
Deputy Collector of Revenue Mathews
of Omaha and a number of Fremont
business men ho operated his still for
tho lirst time, and succeeded in obtain
ing a spirit which was tested by W. II.
Ilrmicr and- reached the high point ol
Tho lulco Is Hrst treated by a chemi
cal process, upon which Peterson has a
patent, which removed from it till the
albuminoids and salts and is then
allowed to ferment, after which it goes
through tho still. Tho still used to
day was a very small one, there being
only forty feet of pipe In the coll. The
liquor obtained with only one distilla
tion was of a light milky color and was
said by Mathews to bo more like rum
than any other spirits. It had the gen
eral smell and appearance of raw spir
its and hud iio vegetable taste. Doth
Mr. Mathews and Mr. Peterson are
of the opinion that by running It
through a larger still and by redistil
lation the highest grnde of alcohol can
be obtained. The beets used in today's
test were of 8 per cent sugar content
The purity coclliclcnt was not deter
mined. Mr. Peterson says that beets
of as low a grade as 1 per cent stiff nr
can lie used, but ot course tlio larger
tho sugar content the better the re
Tho cost of tho spirit, ho claims, is
much less than that made from other
substances and ho docs not think that
for the manufacture of tho raw spirits
an extensive plant Is necessary. Those
posted on tho manufacture of spirits
are of the opinion that a high grade of
alcohol can bo biade from the juice and
that a large additional demand for
beets will thus be made.
The juice used today was extrractcd
from the beets by pressure and the
salts and albumoids removed yester
day. ' It only fermented about twelve
hours. Tomorrow Peterson will exper
iment, with some syrup he has obtnineii
from the Utah beet sugar factory anil
from which sugar cannot be made.
The experiments have been conducted
with a view to obtaining alcohol, and
nil present are of the opinion that they
wetc a success. Mr. Peterson is still
experimenting in tlio manufacture of
crude sugar ami plans are being ma
tured for the erection of a factory. He
allowed some syrup which he had made
from lieels. it in better than that which
he had tit tlio state sugar convention
clear in color aud with very Utile veg
etable taste. It closely resembles toe
best grades of sorghum. Pnrtias who
have tried it for cooking purposes are
much pleased with it.
A MATRIMONIAL FEATURE
W, C, T, 0. WOMEN ORGANIZE TO
SECURE GOOD HUSBANDS,
UNCLE SAM'S MILITIA.
NAPLES PLAN ADOPTED.
l.inlli- of Virginia Take tho I.r.ut In a
.MoiRiiirut Tlmt Il.n for It Princi
pal OliJiTt the Securing or Tom
prmte unit IniliiUrlntii litis
IiiiikU Tor Ctrl With
hit; In Marry.
Nultrot.K, Va., March 10. The wo
men of the W. (', T. V. of Portsmouth
will organize shortly the "Naples Ma
trimonial Society." They think that
the orgtitiVtitlon of tills society in this
city will b followed by the organiza
tion of s.milui societies throughout
tlio country by tlio W. ('. T. U, and
that thi'v eventually will take the
place of the vui inns matriiiiiiiiial bu
reaus now in operation in some of the
In Naples girls II veursold and over
assemble once every year in one of the
churches of that city, iiuil tho unmar
ried men. who so desire, go there and
choose wives. Tlie proposed society
will curry out n similar arrangement
lieie, except I hat the girls who desire
to assemble in a church to be thus
chosen will have to register with the
society three months ahead of the
date, ihat llic society may satisfy it
self that they are girls of good moral
character, and the men who are to
nppl at the church on those occasions
to select, 1 1 rules will be required to
reg sler three months prior to the
dale of choosing, that the society may
investigate their characters for the
put pose of ascertaining if they are in
dustrious ami temperate. Only men
who have these qualities will be al
lowed to choose a wife. Those who
register will be Informed fifteen days
in advance ol their standing. .Men
will be requited to pay a registration
foe of til. but girls will be allowed to
register free. The hit ended brides
will probably be required to wear
white instead of Mack, as in Naples.
The principal object of the society
Is to all'ord girls who desire to marry
an opportunity to secure temperate
and industrious husbands.
REPORT TO THE GENERAL.
An Army ot n,r,00,D()O onlil t'titrr tho
I'lrlil In ii !' Hour.
Washington, March Hi. According
to a report on the organized militia of
the United States, which has j-rst
been prcparcu by the War department,
the United States. In need, can put
9,-7,001 men in the Held. At the close
if.l8'J."i, every State and territory, with
the exception ol Indian territory and
Alaska, had an organized national
guard. Total force of the militia num
bers llS.tiOD.of which lO'.'.OOl composed
the infantry, .",'JI."i the cavalry, t,W!
the artillery, rttll the special corps, and
there wore 1,H'I generals nnd stall'
ollloerrt. The total appropriation al
lowed the militia amounted to $100,00(1,
while the states during the same
period spent S2,srn.')7(i on these organ
izations. It is estimated that the
mobilization ot the militia could be
affected in the different .states und
terrritorics in front three hours in the
District of Columbia to seventy-two
hours in Oregon, other state organiza
tions assembling between these two
New York is far in the load of the
number of men enlisted in the na
tional guard, its strength amounting
to l'.,l'(il officers and men. Pennsyl
vania is second with 8,15'.', Ohio third
with ii, 1.1.1, Illinois fourth with 0,22'.,
Missouri eighteenth with 2,l07 and
Kansas twenty-second with 1,81.1.
lahoma ends tin; list with 15.1.
IOWA PRESENTS ALLISON.
NelirimUn (lull CiikIi Pnc.
The Nebraska club announces an ex
tens'nn of time to April 1 ne. within
which ti i articles for prizes offered
may be submitted. This action is
prompted by pnrtiu desiring to contest
and who were unable to prepare tho
contributions, owing to the short no
tice given last month. Tho conditions
of the v ntcst are as follows: The ar
ticles shall in on the subject oT Nebras
ka; Its resources rt.d the udvan.agesit
offers to liotnescckcrs They must not,
exceed 1,000 words in length; must be
accompanied for .subscriptions to one
share of tho club, 'ntitlln,; the sub
scriber to u membership: slnll become
the properly of tho club, and must l'
sent to the secretary of the club. Deo
building, Omaha, Neb., on or before
April 1, next.
The 'ii'ticles will be submitted tc the
publication committee of t if club, and
cash prizes uwt..ded as fo'.lows: Sl.l
for the brat artw-le; S10 for the second,
ind S5 for the third. The publication
eommitteo consists of Uoss 1 Ham
mond, e.vliovirnor Furnas of Drown
vl'le, and Hon. C. 11. Morrill of Lin-:oln.
Tho foregoing will bo of interest tc
our readers beoauso among them are
many, no doubt, possessed of a taste
for this sort of work as well as thu
ability to get up a strong contribution,
and win the prize uffcrcd. The Ne
braska Club is a most worthy move
ment and even if the prio'is not cap
tured (it cannot be by all) there will
remain tho satisfaction of having eon
tributed to a worthy cause and receiv
ing a membership in n good organiza
tion. You may also have the pleasure
of seoing your articles published by the
club or named by tho committee as one
of special merit. Sharpen your pencil
and votir wits and enter the oont-.-st.
Unfits Slrr liill:ir.
Orand Isluud dispatch: ltesidouts ol
Hall county who have lived hve us
early as ls7S and lsst). still remember
the capture by government otlicia's of
(corgc Clark and ono F.vnns for coun
terfeiting, i'lie men were trb.d. but
for some reason were acquitted. They
,ro said to hn-c hadi rendezvous neat
the Hamilton county bridgu over the
Platte river, about live mi'-'s east of
this city. Last Saturday while .1. II.
Sprinkler, who has a farm just south
of this cltv, vas doing some grading in
tho ptuffs, he dug up a bundle of loth
ing and rags. Thcro was a jingle of
metal in tlio bundle and on opening
the saiuo I'M, spurious dollars, bearing
tlio imprint of ISSO nnd 1S7S, woro
found, and it is believed they wore the
hidden product of these counterfeiters.
Mr. Sprinkler has allowed none of th
pieces to pass from his hands aud ha
duly uotiticd the government.
runner Awful Ilratli.
Petersburg dispatch: Jules .luleson
a young Norwegian farmer living eight
tuilea cast of this place, was discovered
early this morning by his wife lying
dead in his yard, will Ills clothing
partly torn from his body and a wound
in hU right side.
The O crcrow ilcd llonpltulii.
Lincoln dispatoh: Superintendent
l'obert Dameiell of tho Hastings Hos
pital for the Insane was at the btute
house today. Dr. Damerell reports that
there are now in the hospital more pa
tients than ever before in the history
of thnt iustimtion. the exact uumber
being 52ft Ho says that numerous re
quests are received from the county of
ficials throughout the state for the ad
mittance of patients which it is impos
sible to comply with. The crowded
condition which prevails nt the Hast
ings institution is also reported to exist
at Norfolk. The Lincoln asylum is also
t'olniirl Moil Hi-turns I'roin Chicago to
New York mill Sail for I'uropp.
Ni:v Yoiik. March Ii!.- Colonel Alex
ander Nicol, the special representative
of tlie international headquarters of
tlio Salvation army to the Unite 1
States, sailed fo- linginnd on the
Luoauia to-day. The colonel arrived
from the West yesterday after
noon aud was sdicdtilcd to
speak at Hi' 1-ig etiiig in
FourtoonMi street to-morrow. At th"
national headquarters nothing could
be ascertained as to the nntiii J of the
coionel's lei'vetaking. It was said,
howevor.thut Commissioner Kvu Dootli.
Commissioner carle' on a d Colonel
F.udie were busily engaged with Colo
nel Nleol duri'-.j tlm greator part of
tlie nig.it. It is stated that Colonel
Nicol found the affairs of tlie army in
tlie i, neighborhood of Chicago to bo
in ti turbulent condition- that the
London otllco hud been so Informed
and that Oeneral Dooth had decided
to summon his special agent home
Hint the exact situation might be made
clear to him.
Cniiwtio. March II An officer of
the Northwestern division of tlie Sal
vation army says that I'allingtou
Dooth is coming to Chicago within a
fortnight : nd that when he comes
there will bo secession.
lie continued- "0 .e declaration of
loyalty won't s' md in the way an in
stant when tho question of higher
usefulness and duty comes up for de
cision. Tito War l ry scandal is a dinti
ng! ng thing to us while we remain tin
dor tlie Ihig. it never was ItaUing
ton Dootli's intention that tlio inti
mate causes of Ms revolt should be
come public. The del lis of Ins dif
ference willi his father retlocted no
credit on the general, am I'alliugton
willingly w-'ihl ha i spared hi-'i pain,
but some over-zealous friend has let
the secret leak out."
Ili'lomo Inlliii'iii-cil by Ulney.
"A Asiiixino.v. March 10. From a
source which is considered reliable,
tho information comes that the admin
istration is responsible for the state
ment given out by the Spanish minis
ter criticising Congress. He submitted
the manuscript to Olnoy and was
urged to publish it. Certain Senators
talk bitterly in private of the Admin
istration's course, but the proceedings
of the Senate on the subject have sud
denly lost the sensational character of
two or three days ago.
ltcnl .lien Claim Cutlirlr.
(iiuiiiiii:. Okln.. March (.. The lie
publican caucuses and primaries were
uproarious affairs. Itoth the Darnus
and Iteed factions did their best to
cnptiiru the organization and carry
things their ow n way. Tlie Hoed luo'n
claim to have a large majority of the
city delegates, but tlie county, outside,
of the city, will undoubtedly be large
ly for MclCinley, and the county con
vention will bo hotly contested.
Slu.irL OITcri-il M'.'.OOO.
Ni w foisK, March Hi. Dan Stuart
and Martin .hiliau had a meeting at
the Imperial Music hall and the Texan
lost no time in offering a S1-.000 purse
for a battle between Corbettand Fitz-
siunuor.s. .-stuarl agreed to forfeit the
entire purse if he failed to bring off
tlie light on the date scheduled and
w ithoiil interference, but Julian would
agree to nothing until Corbott whips
.Mrl.aii(;liliii MiihI (in ( 1'rlson.
Ni:v YoiiK. March 10. Inspector
McLaughlin's sentence has been af
llrmed by the court of appeals. Mc
Laughlin was couvictcd last May of
extortion in receiving 5"0 from Fran
cis .1. Seagrist. jt-, while captain of the
lirst police precinct, lie was sentenced
to two years and s'x inoiitl s imprison
ment. A stay was granted him and
later a third trial ordered.
The State Convention nt ties Molnei !
for tin, Scimtor.
Df.sMoi.nks, Iowa, March 12. Tho
district conventions for each Congres
sional district woro held nt 0 a. m.
nnd dclccatcs and alternates were se
lected for the National Jlcpublicau
convention at St. Louis. The Fifth
nnd Tenth districts were the only
ones having contests.
The State convention was called to
order nt 11 nnd tho call read, then
came tho singing of tho "Allison
March." for the lirst time. It made a
great hit. Congressman J. P. Dolll
ver, temporary chairman was Intro
duced. Mr. Dollircr said: "The demand ol
the hour is for somebody who under
stands the every day business of the
government of the United States; who
can read tlie account books on both
sides; what we Hike in and what we
pay out. We offer to the national
service a statesman trained In the
public business, who has left the im
press of his practical wisdom on every
revenue measure enacted since the
Thirty-eighth Congress, and under
whoso eye every item of every appro
priation bill for nearly a generation
has passed. A training like that, sel
dom approached in American public
life, would of itself bring hope and
deliverance to the uneasy treasury ol
me united States.
"Tho need of theso times Is not so
much for a leader to rally the people
to tho Republican banner, ns for a
master of the art of administration,
conservative and strong, ablt, to hold
the victory after it is won. Nothing
can keep thc American people from
voting against the Democratic party
tills year. No man has been proposed
for tho nomination whose election
would not bring lienor to the chief
olllce of the people, but among all tlio
illustrious men who arc. presented for
tlio favor, of the party, in this year of
hope and victory, not one outranks in
ripened preparation for its duties the
unassuming leader of Republicanism
in lown. His name is on the lips and
in tlie hearts of all the people to
The address was interrupted fre
quently by applause, especially at
every reference to Allison. Four
thousand people were present. The
convention was the most enthusiastic
in the history of the state.
The resolutions instructed the dele
gates to the St. Louis convention to
work for Allison's nomination as long
ns his name was before that body.
TRIP THROUGH MOST PICT
tnry of nn InterrKtlng Ittiu Acnun the
Continent on Hip "Otrrlttn! Itouti-"
The Itrnutlrt of Colorado, W'yiiiiiln;; '
Iilahn mill the (Irc.it Nortlnvit.
Sal. I to 11. ui' Sulmllpd 1,000 IVi-hoiih.
Xr.tt Yoniv. March if, tieorgo Hurt--nan,
the bogus insurance eollc-tor-was
arraigned to face the complaints
of more than DH) victims of his meth
ods. The detectives who brought him
into court said that thcio wore more
than l.o'O cases they could prove
against hint, lie pleaded guilty. Sen
tence was post poncd.
DR. BROWN'S CASE CLOSED
Vlie ConrrKatloiiiil Council In llatlotliii;
for a ViTilIi-t.
San FitAMisio, March Id. Hie Kev.
I. O. llrown is waiting for the verdict
of his ecclcciastical jivJges.
Two oNocntivo sessions of the coun
cil 1 ave been held, but a verdict has
not been reached on all points in
volved. Tho charge of immorality, so
far as Mrs. Stockton is concerned, is
The second vote was on the eliavje
of intimidating a young woman mem
ber of the church. The deliberations
of tho council developed the fact thnt
the charge- of iiitlmhlatlon made
against tile pastor by the young wo
man tire nmong the most "serious of
all. The council is more nearly unan
imous upon this point than any other.
l'l-Mlutkter XrlKnn llcail
Tr.iiUK lf.vrrK. Iud , Ma roll Id
Colonel Thomas II. Nelson died here
this morning. He bus been u conspic
uous leader in politics for over half a
century. He was a brother of lien
erul William Nelson. From 1SG1 to
loiiO lie was minister from this coun
try to Chill, and took an active part
ns mediator between Chili and Spain
in the war of lSoi to ISOO From loVJ
to!S73ho was envoy from this coun
try to Mexico, lie was bum in Mason
louuty, Ky , in If".'.'.
ITactiire.l HU Wife- Skull.
St. .Io.skimi, Mo., March Id. John
'reeu. u variety uclor and clog dancer,
recently of Chicago, returned home
and quarreled with ids wife over tlie
attentions paid her by a neighbor, and
with a brick beat tlio woman into in
sensibility. Physicians found the
suull had" been fractured and boiievo
bho will die Ui ecu escaped to Kan
KotllHI'lltltlH -Ull(lH (illil.V.
Moiikiii.y, Mo., March lfi. Abe
I'otliscbilds, alias Henry Suiythe.
pleaded guilty to tho charge of forgery
in Judge John A. Ilockaday's court
here and was sentenced to four ears
in tlio penitentiary Rothschilds is
tho man whom the United States olll
eials had been after for years for using
the mails for fraudulent purposes.
ILillinSton lto.it li" CulL
W.siiiNiiroN, March 10. There is a
prospect that llallington Dootli may
accept a call t Washington. Nego
tiations are now under way looking to
his tailing charge of the National
llospel Mission Union, which was
organized in Washington about a year
ago, aud tlie headquarters of which
are in Washington.
FORCED TAX RECEIPTS
Thousand of Dollars l'llclicd I'rom the
Chicago City Treasury.
Chicago, March 12. Thousands of
dollars have been filched from the city
treasury through a clever scheme con
cocted by three sharks, a clerk in the
comptroller's oflice and another in the
bpccial assessment bureau. The steal
was accomplished by forging special
assessment tax receipts. It is another
grab at the special assessment fund and
while it is not known just how much
money has been obtained, it is possible
that 820,000 or SS.I.OOo slipped out of
tho people's vaults before the con
spirators were detected. Invcstigu
tlnn hns. ilovoJnned that tlipv olitniiied
at least SH.000. Neither Comptroller monument, erected
The story of the "Overland Route"
has been told in prose and poem by
those who have a right to claim the hest
knowledge of It; those who tolled over
the plains drliing oxen in span3, which
pulled great caravans of freight; those
who hopefully bore the heat and burden
of the day, btiojed up and encournged
by the hope of an 121 Darndo in the
mountains of the west great, noble
hearted men who sought in tho glorious
west the reward which seemed never to
come near their doors In tho populous
Just. They wcrebrave.andklnd-hearteil,
bold and gentle, and the writer loves to
dwell on their adventures and depict
their hair-breadth escapes, and toll of
ihelr hopes and their disappointments,
in one sense theirs is tho story of the
lives of many who read, and a chord of
sympathy Is touched by tho skillful tell
ing of the story. Everyone who his
read these tales of tho west has felt an
instinctive desire to sec tho Fpots, hnl
lowed nt least In memory by Borne story,
which hns served to pass an hour away;
nnd each one lias longed for an oppor
tunity. Those of the present day have
the best of the earlier members of this
mutual admiration society, for they can
now make tlie trip In comfort, free from
peril, and surrounded by all tho luxuries
incident to modern travel. Instead of
tolling over the calcined track of thoso
who preceded them, the traveler of the
day simply selects "Tho Overland
Route." the Union Pacific system, and,
as much at homo as though in tho quiet
of some New England village, glides
swiftly over a splendid roadbed, and al
lows his eyes to feast on the magnificent
The route thtotigh Kansas is a varied
scene of thrift and growing greatness,
agriculturally, and when night has low
ered her shinies' and the hours of rest
are passed, the grander beauties ot tlio
Rocky Mountains aro In view, nntl one
instinctively prepares hiniBelf to drink
in the wonders which nature has strewn
in profligate plenty within touch, al
most, of the passing train. From Den
ver to Cheyenne there is spread a pano
rama of hills and Holds, dashing rivers
"and tho complaining brooks that made
tho meadows green,' and mountains
whose piiow-cappeil tops scorn to reach
to the very skies and mingle their glis
tening peaks amid the shadowy clouds.
The highest point on this "Overland
noute" across the continent is S.1M7
feet, at Shei man; hence those who fear
the results of great altitudes are re
lieved ot that apprehension, as very lit
tle difficulty is experienced. Ono ot Hie
wonders of the American continent, ar
tificial but interesting. 13 tho Ames
in remembrance of
Wetliereu, tity .treasurer Wolf not
Chief of Police Dadcnoch will give tlie
names of those implicated 'n the fraud
The tax sharks have been located,
however. It is probable thr.t several
nrrests of those connected with the
mutter will bo made to-day.
(liny i:miary In AUImm.i.
DiitMlNGiiAM, Ala., March 12. Will
Iain 'J'. Ferguson, colored, of Washing
ton, I). C. arrived in the city this
week, and will work among the lead
ers of the Republican party in Ala
bama in tho interest of Senator
Mnttliow S. Quay of Pennsylvania for
tlie presidential "nomination. He will
take the Held against McKinley. hop
ing to get promises for Quay as second
Aiitl-Optloaii lllll Dead.
Washington, March 1" The House
committee on agriculture, by a vote
of J to C, decided to-day to lay upon
tlie table the onti-opt'ons (Hatch) till!.
This practically kills the measure for
The territories each send a delegnt
to congress, who has the rlulit of de
bate, but not the rlKht to vote.
Tho vice-president, who ex-offlclo
presides over the seinte, has no vote in
that body except on a tie ballot.
i.i vi: STOCK AM) rKOIHJCI .UAIIKi:i':i
Two liiiiir;eiit l.i-ailrr Ueail.
IIavan . March 10. Confirmation
lias been received of the reported
death of the well-known insurgent
leadir, Harillo Uuerra. He was shot
in the forehead with a ritle bullet nnd
died instantly. Zayas, auother leader
ol th insurgents, is suH'ering from a
serious rille shot wound in his face.
I hu Chilian Duty on l'ii;,rtt IncreuRrcl.
Wasiunoton, March Id I'nitct
Slates Mini.ter Strobel at Santlagi
has informed the Slate drpartment
that tho irovernment of Chili has in
creased lite duty on cigarettes from
St.H per 1,030 to :.30 pel- 1,001).
Ilancril for I1U SUti-r'fc Murder.
I'lioitiA, 111.. March 10. Albert Wal
luou was hanged at Pekln to-day for
the murder of his sister, Mrs. Dowlby.
Dissatisfaction over the disposal of
their father's estate was tin; "cause of
A I'olnttr For Man it cmou.
Lincoln, Nob., March 16 . At the
Republican nrima.'ies here si ballot
was takeu on presidential preferences,
resulting as follows: McKinley. ?,
W7; Mandcrson, 278; scattering, "Jo.
Instructed for lturlmii,
I.sWiiHNCK, Kan, March 10. The
Douglas county Republican conven
tion mot to-day and instructed eleven
delegates for" W. J.' llucluin for Con
gressman of the Second district.
Mark Twain Not Scrloutly III.
liouiiw, March 10. Mark Twain,
the American humorist, will resume
Ills lectures on Wednesday next and
wil1 le ive India tor Africa on Aril 1,
(Quotations I'rom Ni-w York, Chlo.ii!
l.oult, Oinaliu und MM-Mhore.
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Kbrs 1'iesh s a
ChlrUen.-llrcsM!d, iiertti S l
Turkeys -Per 12
Keinous Cholco Mcsslnas .TOO ii
oraim'e.s-l.-rbov ....Sir, u
Honey Fancy white, per lb... II "
Apnles-rorblil 2 H B
sweet potatoes -liooii, per Ubl 2 .'.( S
Potatoes Tor bu 4j
lleuns Nuvv. liiuul-nlei eil.liii 1 40 i
I'ranborrlos -i upo Cod, pr.ubl s .M
liny I'piand, pur ton..
Onions - l'ornu
llroom Corn Urcon, per fc
llozs -.Mixed naekliiK
Iiojrs Heavy Wolelits
Hooves Mockers and feeders.
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Oats l'cr liti
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Oats No. 2,
Wheat No. 2 red, ca-h
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Wheat No. 2 hard
Corn No. 2.
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the work done by Mr. Ames In connec
tion with the building of this groat cast
and west artery of commerce hnd which
reminds one of the Pyramids of Kgypt,
and makes one wonder whether they,
too. commemorated ability and power
as well as served to keep the sacred re
mains of their projectors. The Dale
creek bridge is another magnificent
specimen of human skill, and one com
pares the handiwork of man with that
of nature, which all around vies with it.
Idaho is entered at Dorder Station, an
appropriate name, and ono then thinks
of the groin mineral productions of tho
country through which ho Is passing
and stares anew nt the creation of natu
ral force, the Shoshone Falls, the great
geysers which abound in the parks, the
mountains ever seeming higher ad
fuller of poetry and romance, anil chal
hnglng comparison with anything th-t
lir.s yet been t,oen. It seems to tlie trav
eler that what conies after must be a
icpetitton, or some reproduction of
something that lias been scon on this
delightful journey, and lie guesses that
tho stories of iho parks of the Kroat
northwest must be talcs of fancy, for if
these cannot tause tlie mind to revel,
indeed, must the best part of man. his
Imagination, be dulled and ho an object
for pity. When, therefore, the grand
est scenery of North America, the won
derful YellowBtono Park is reached,
what a pleasure to feci that the power of
appreciation has been whetted rather
than dulled, and thnt tho grandeur ami
beauty of the sin foundings awaken now
and embellUhed ideas, and give tho
heart and mind a greater degree of ap
preciation. So tho who'e route is an
education, and an enjoyment at tho
same time, while the glow of new h"alth
heighten the color and drives; away tho
weariness which, perchance, was the di
rect cause for tlio Journey. While tho
route just described has been through
Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho and tho
Northwest, I ha.o not been unmindful
of still another pleasant journey, which
every traveler through the west should
take, viz.- To and through Utah, the
youngest state In tho union. While
still in her maidenhood, she is by no
means the least in Importance of our
states. For scenery Echo, Weber, and
Ogden Canons cannot bo excelled. Tho
valleys of Utau are ricn in meir pro
duction of fruit, vegetables and cereals,
while the mountains are dally disclos
ing ii mineral wealth which will yet
cause the world to marvel.
The climate of Washington nnd Ore
gon is delightful. The western slope
seems to bo a chosen spot for plenum e,
health and comfort. Ono forgets the
many hundreds of miles covorcd by the.
ever-turning wheels and simply enjoy,
a treat to be found nowhere else in the
universe. It is u trip which overyo-iu ,
should take, varying the climate, th
altitude and general environments of
business und care, and It can be taken
to comfortably und at such rensoiinble
oxneiiM in tlie splendid cars of th Un
ion Pacific System that It should b de
cided upon at once m the one next to b
undvitab-n. F. V. DAKFIL
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