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About Hemingford herald. (Hemingford, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1895-190? | View Entire Issue (June 19, 1896)
TIIOS. J. O'KHKFFE, PnlilHher.
OVEK THE STATE.
Tub Crete Chautauqua holds from
July 3d to 15th.
TiimtK was a largo attendance at the
Tin; old settlors of Otoe county held
tholr annual picnic last wcolc.
TiiAVKit county's instltuto com
mences June 22 and will lata ono week.
ThK Norfolk district of the Kpworth
league will hold their next meeting at
Tub residences of Dr. Anderson, Wa
lioo, was entered by burglars. They
got a watch and S4 in currency.
Oaoi: county's teachers' Institute had
nn attendance of 250, which was larger
than that of tiny previous meeting.
Akiiuiin wns temporarily without
police protection because of a disagree
ment between the mayor and council.
A sow owned by a farmer in John
son county hns smashed the record,
by giving birth to sixteen nice, healthy
Tin: annual Methodist conference for
the- western part of tlio stato will bo
held lit Ogulalln, commencing Septem
Pat Sullivan, a former Hastings
boy, has been arrested in Cripple Creek,
charged with robbing tho postofllce of
Tin: Carrico postofllce will bo dis
continued on tho 15lh of this month
nmt the mail for that oflico left at
!uy homo mtulo goods and build up
home Industries, is h good policy. Kar
tell's Fire Extinguisher, mndu by I'ar
rcll & co., Oinuha.
Tannic wus n tremendous rainfall In
On go county last wcclc. Scores of
bridges wero washed out, though crops
did not suffer much.
C S. Hay of Thayer county was ar
rested for violation of the fish law. Ho
was let go on promise to bo more cir
cumspect in tho future.
Hknuy Backnkh of Nchawka wroto
nn unseemly .latter to a lady and tho
federal court adjudged ho should pay a
line of 810 and costs.
Businkss men of Grand Island have
taken in hand tho matter of celebrat
ing tho Fourth nnd propose to havo a
putriotlc and enthusiastic time.
William Kkam, of Thurston county,
is In jail at Pender on tho charge of
stealing cattle from tho reservation
nnd shipping them to South Omaha.
Buiigi.aus entered Morris Mnvcr's
store at Norfolk and carried away three
silk dress patterns, somo sill: handker
chiefs, n suit of clothes and a valise.
Suhveyoiis aro at work laying out
cddltlonal cuttla pens at South Omaha.
Tho extensions will bo bucIi as to uc
commodato about sixty cars of cattle.
Duiigi.aiis entered a number of 'resi
dences in Hastings tho other night,
but in nouo of them did they secure
much of that for which they wcro
John Hill, one of the first settlers
near Lanhatu, (Jugo county, was found
dead in1)cd. Uo had bcou in ill health
for several years and his sudden do
miso was not unlookcd for.
Tin: Nobrnska Stato Sunday School
association, which was to havo met in
Norfolk Juno 14 to 10, has been trans
ferred to Omaha, whero tho annual
convention will bo held July L'8 to 3a
J. L. Buott, near Marengo, was
6truck by lightning and Instantly
killed while working In tho field near
Ills house. Tho horse wns also killed.
Mr. Brott leaves n wlfo and five child
ren. Tub army worm is ravishing the ryo
fields In tho various parts of York
county. .Postmaster Brndhnm of Bene
dict tells that tho worms destroyed a
twenty-five aero field of ryo near that
Ed CnoBiir, for somo years in the
hardware business at Fullerton, lntely
Committed suicide at his homo in New
York. Ho made an unfortunate mar
riage in tho west and his life has since
been a burden.
OnoTii TnuiMKit. editor of tho Fillcy
(Neb.) Republican, wus drowned in
tho Cottonwood river at Emporia, Kan
sas, while bathing. He was in that
pluco attending commencement exer
cises of tho Stato university.
Tho following pensions havo been
grunted for Nebraska John C. Logue,
Stromsburg; William M. Knotts, Oma
ha; Henry A. McCune, lied Cloud;
Thomas Moore, Macon; William G.
Smith, Stratton; Peter P. Head, North
Tin: governor of Texas asked of Ne
braska but one carload of supplies., but
three wero sent. It was all contributed
and the railroads made no charge for
carrying. Tho Nebraska Club took a
hand in tho work and largely helped
to push it along.
11 F. Cahtkk of Gordon and J. 11.
Fenny of Ainsworth left last week for
Oregon, whero they expect to purchase
10,000 sheep and will tell them to farm
ers and stockmen of Nebraska. This
will put about 50.0CO sheep on the
range near Gordon.
Pktkh Johnson, of South Omaha,
while intoxicated, drore lu front of a,
freight train on the Klkhorn road und
was killed. The team passed the track
in safety, but the wagon was badly
wrecked ond Johnson killed. He leaves
& wife and children.
Vallky county's mortgage indebted
ness for the month of May Is as fol
lows: Farm mortgages filed. ST.S33.-
fc2; satisfied, S3.H8; town mortgages
nieu, i-,,.u.w; sausuea, 5250; US chat
tel mortgages filed. 818,307.20; seven
teen released, 81,832,08; six sheriffs
Tim residence of Will I'aco in West
Beatrice was struck by lightning dur
ing a heavy thunderstorm and badly
damaged by tire. The household goods
were also badly damaged by the com
bined elements. Mrs. Pace was stand
ing near the cook stove when the bolt
came und was severely stunned.
PAHTlcuLAns of the tornado which
wrecked the village of Lynch, Boyd
county, are to the effect tout every
building in the town was shattered,
only a purt of the hotel being left
standing. Only one man was injured.
About a mth ago fire destroyed part
of the town and now wind completed
Mi'.s. John Wilson of Hayes county,
whilo drawing wntor from a cistern,
slipped nnd fell breaking n limb.
Hans Pktkh Jpnskn. 23 years of ngc,
whilo bathing with others In Baldwin's
Itilto in Dodgo county, wns drowned.
Ills father, in Atlantic, la., wired that
ho would como for tho body. Deceased
wns single nnd had been employed as
ii farm iuind in Dodgo county for two
STATi: MuI'RMNTKNDRNT OF PUKLIO
Insiiiuction Coiiiiktt hns mado tho
regular Juno scini-annuul apportion
ment of the state school fund among
tho several counties of tho stato on tho
basis of the school population of the
counties. Tho amount to bo distribut
ed is 8200, 110.12,
Conoiikhsman Kijm washungin cfllgy
at Benson, n suburb of Omuha. An al
leged picture of him was obtnlncd and
attached to the figuro with inscriptions
upon it Then, after being hung, it
was set on fire and riddled with bul
lets. Tho congressinun'fi action re
garding the Trnns-Mtsslsstppi exposi
tion bill aroused public feeling against
Dh. C. P. Fall of Bcatrlco mado a
practical test, of tho Uoentgon rays in
surgery. Tho patient had Buffered for
two years from the effects of a necdlo
in tho hand which could not be lo
cated. Tho ravs produced a shadow
graph which plainly showed tho nee
dle, broken In two pieces, and with
this as a guido tho mctul was success
Tub election of members of tho mis
sion board by tho Auguslana Swedish
Lutheran synod, hold in Omaha, re
sulted as follows: Kev. F, N. Swan
berg of Oakland, Kev. E. A. Fogcl
stroin of Omaha, Bov. Keren of Sioux
City, Bov. J. Torell of Swcdcnburg,
Nob., J. F. Helln of Omaha, G A. Fnlk
of Council Bluffs, G. A. Otslan of Stan
ton. la., Prof. S. M. Hill of Wahoo,
1Iah.nk.sh thieves mado a raid on sev
eral farmers southeust of Beatrice and
confiscated several sets of harness.
Blood hounds wero put on tho trail,
which they followed to tho Lilllc farm
James Lilllc, n son, who lives in Hano
ver, Kns., wits suspected, ho having
been homo on u visit for bcvcrnl days,
and when search was make he was not
to bo found. Later ho was arrested
and the goods found in his possession.
Evkiiy bridge on tho North Loup
from Scotia to Fullerton, w 1th tho sin
gle exception of tho Burlington it Mis
souri railway bridgo, was curried out
by high water. Scores of low lying
farms wero Hooded, thousands of dol
lars' worth of llvo stock, farming Im
plements, etc., swept nwny and ono of
the prettiest and richest valloys In Ne
braska made a scene of destruction and
Tub first move In tho way of appli
cation to tho governor for a commuta
tion of scntcuco for Claude Hoover.
of Omaha, convicted of the murder of
Sam Du Bois, and sentenced to be
hanged August 7, was mudo Inst week.
No petition has been forwarded to Gov
ernor Holcomb, but Messrs. M. A. Aeh
cson and James A. Powers, attorneys
for Hoover, havo sent a letter asking
for a. hearing of the case.
John Samuki.sox, a farmer living
near Swede Home, a small settlement
seven miles northwest of Stromsburg,
met with ft peculiar accident. While
driving homo from town Famuelson's
team becamo unmnnagcnblo and ran
into a row of trees at the side of tho
road. Tho shock broke tho tongue of
tho wagon and tho horses tore away.
Samuolson wns thrown to the ground.
He struck on his head, dislocating his
ncclc and receiving severe internal ill
juries. A n ALU englo was shot last week by
Charles Anderson of Cass county, whilo
attempting to carry off u pig It had
stolen from his herd. Tho bird Is re
garded as a very largo ono of its vari
ety, measuring over six feet across
its wings. Tho bald euglo is not a com
mon bird in this part of tho country,
and when the successful shot of Mr.
Audcrson becamo known u large-sized
congregation of nolghbors convened to
so tho purlolner of little swine, which
had been at work for sometime lu that
ExtknhivB preparations are boing
made by the local committees of the
Epworth league to entertain the Stato
league, which meets in Nobrasku City,
Juno 24th to 20th. Several prominent
league workers will bo present, among
others: Bov. Kdwln A. Schell, U D
general secretary of tho Epworth
League of the World; Kev. J. F. Berry,
D. D.. editor of tho Epworth Herald;
Kev. W. P. Murray of Omaha, and Hon.
A. G. Wolfcnbarger of Lincoln. The
Wesloyan male quartet of Lincoln will
furnish tho music
Tub general merchandise store of F.d
Flfield aud tho postofllca at Kldorado
wore entered by burglars. They took
tools from a blacksmith shop with
which they twisted the padlocks from
the door. Five dollars In pennies were
taken from tho cash drawer. The safe
was blown open with giant powder.
Several sacks of Hour were piled around
it to deaden the sound of theoxploslo.n.
Fifty-five dollars in stumps wero taken
from the safe and a registered letter
containing a small sum was also opened
und the money taken.
Tin: Masonic grand lodge of Ne
braska elected the following officers:
Charles J. Phelps, Schuyler, grand
master; John B. Dlnsmore, Sutton,
deputy grand muster; Frank II. Young,
Broken Bow, Grand senior warden;
grand treasurer. Christian Ilurtman,
Omulin; grand secretary, llliam 1L
Bowon, Omaha; grand chnpluin, Kev,
Henry C. liurmon, Nebraska City;
grand orator, ramuel K. Smith, Indian
ola; grand custodian, James A. Tul
leys, Bed Cloud; grand marshal. Wil
liam W. Keysor, Omaha: grand senior
deacon, Albert W. Crites, Chadrou;
grand junior deacon, Frances E. White,
riatismoutu; grand tiler, Jacob King.
Papillion. The next session of the
grand lodge of Nebraska will be held
Washington dispatch: Representa
tive Hniner of Nebraska, just before
tho adjournment of congress, succeed
ed in pa&sinir a joint resolution ex
tending the time of payments due from
settlers and purchasers on all ceded
Indian res-ervations. The resolution
provided that the homestead settlers
and settlers who purchased with the
condition annexed of nctuul settlement,
on all ceded Indian reservations, be
granted an extension of one year in
which to make payments as now pro
vided by law. Mr. Hairier thinks that
the resolution will be the means of
settling the Otoe and Missouri Indian
PROBATE DELAY ON CREDEN
TIALS AND PLATFORM.
MAY CONTINUE ALL WEEK.
Sonntor Thurston of Nebraska for Per-
mnnrnt Chairman II. 'clny Kvniis
AVIlli(tmT In Favor of Holmrt
for tho Vice I'reslilcncy
Hratlley Mny lie Dropped
St. Louis, Juno 15. Tho Republi
can national convention will bo called
to order at noon next Tuesday by
Chairman Carter of tho national com
mittee, nnd tho day will bo consumed
in tho r. udlng of tlio call, tho install
ing of temporary officers and tho ap
pointment of committees on creden
tials, pcrmanont organization, order
of business and resolutions. It Is not
known whether Chairman Carter will
make any remarks in opening tho con
vention or not, but it is safe to Bay
JOHN M. THUBSTON.
that tho temporary chairman ho will
present will make tho best speech of
which ho is capable, and tho proceed
ings of this session nnd. of that which
will follow in tho evening will prob
ably bo interspersed with oratory.
Wednesday morning tho report of
the committee on pcrmanont organiza
tion and order of business will prob
ably be presented and acted upon and
tho permanentofllccrs will take chnrgo
of the convention. Tho permanent
chairman will probably be United
States Senator John M. Thurston of
Ncbrnbkn, u far fumed orator. Pend-
Lnlj UVj IS 'P1 ill0 report of tho
coinmlitee on credentials tho sessions
will bo devoted to general conven
tion business, interspersed with
oratorical efforts by famous ora
tors of tho Republican party in
attendance. At all gf tho sessions it
is probable that resolutions will be
received and referred to the commit
tpc on resolutions with or without
reading or debate, as tho convention
may direct. Whether the money ques
tion will bo precipitated upon the con
vention beforo the report of the com
mltleo on resolutions shall bo
received is questionable, but, regard
less of any rule which may be adopted,
tho tension of this question is so
great that tho question is liable to bo
precipitated at any time and is threat
ened by some silver men.
It Is hardly to bo expected that the
report at the committee on creden
tials can bo prepared and presented to
the convention before Thursday night
or Friday morning if the contests aro
cotisldeied as thoroughly as by the
national committee. There are 168
fiKNATOK FOUAKBIt OK OHIO WHO WILL
TLAC'K M'KINLKY IN iOMINATION.
contests and it Is doubtful if the com
mittee can give any reasonable atten
tion to the facts short of three days
and threu nights, unless the report of
tho nut onl committee should bo
adopted. The report of the commit
tee is likely to precipitate a heated
Next will probably come tho report
of the committee on resolutions.
This committee will havo clear sailing
until the currency question is reached.
On that interest will be intense and
oratorical efforts pronounced. A
member of the national committee,
discussing the probablo length of the
convention, said: "Considering tho
whole situation, it Is difficult to see
how the repoit of the committee on
credentials und the committeo on res
olutions can be disposed of before
midnight on Friday by the convention;
therefore, according to the natural
order of things, tho presentation of
candidates will not occur until Satur
day morning. Owing to the interest
taken in the money question,
the convention will scarcely de
fer action on the platform until
after the nomination of the candidate.
It is well known that when 10 nom
ination ot the candidate takes place
the convention rapidly disintegrates
and the gold standard men, who seem
to predominate in the convention, will
not take -liunees o leaving the silver
men in possession whqu the platform
is to be passed upon. This rctull may
obtain, or indeed any result may be
-'s&m J&L mi-
predicted, if tho ruFbptlon of the plnl
form should bo deferred until uftcr
the nomination of tho candidate no
one can predict what the platform
would bo In such an event,"
Wnrner Miller nnd Depcw Discredit
the "ltoV Toner.
St. Lorts, Mo., June 1ft. Ex-Sena-tor
Warner Mitlor, one of the dele-gates-at-largo
from New York, ar
rived to-day. When asked what ho
had to say regarding tho New York
bolt talk that had been indulged in
slnca tho arrival of Mr. Piatt, he said:
"There is not n Republican in the New
York delegation that will holt or walk
out of the Republican national conven
tion. And further, there Is no man in
the delegation who can take ton of
the New York men out of the conven
tion under any pretext whatever."
To-day Mr. Piatt expressed the
opinion that tho national committeo
would place tho Morton delegates in
contest on the temporary roll. Ho
also referred to tho fact thnt in one
district the contest against his men
had been withdrawn. Ho said there
was no reason for making a contest In
tho other live districts.
Chnuncey M. Depow said that there
wns no talk of bolting in the New
NOTABLES ON THE SCENE.
Vorakcr, Depcw, Huttings of Pcnnyl
vanlu nnd Other Arrive.
St. Louis, June 15. Every incoming
train to-day brought crowds of dele
gates and others to attend the Repub
lican national convention, and tho
immense waiting rooms und midway
of the Union station presented a scene
Among tho notables was ex-Governor
Foraker aud party of Ohio.
ForaUe.r will placo Major McKinley in
nomination beforo the convention.
Chnuncey M. Depew, vho is to
nominate Lovl P. Morton, camo in his
private car on the Big Four.
Governor Daniel II. Hastings and
party of Penusylvaula camo in later
over tho Vnndalia, nnd Congressman
U. C. Loudcnslager of Paulsboro, N. J.,
and party arrived on the same train.
The whole town is assuming a con
vention aspect, as everywhere can be
seen decorations in which tho red,
white and blue pictures of Presiden
tial candidates predominate. In the
leading hotels tho decorations are
especially fine, the different head
quarters being elaborately draped and
the corridors hung with bunting und
BRADLEY MAYBE DROPPED
Friends ot the Kenlucklan Concede thnt
McKlnlejr Will Win Kindly.
St. Louis, Mo., June 15. The friends
of Governor Bradley of Kentucky are
confident that McKinley will be nom
inated on tho first ballot, John W.
Yorkes, national committeeman from
"W. O. BRADLEY.
Kentucky, to-duv expressed the opin
ion that the Ohinan will have WiO
votes that cannot be moved He is of
the opinion that Bradley's name will
not be presented, though he was
chosen to nominate him should there
seen to be any show for a dark horse.
COLORED DELEGATE SHOT
C. M. I.oeo of Texas Mistaken for a
Footpad unit Wounded,
St. Loris, Mo., Juno l.V About 1
o'clock this morning ChnrlcsM, Losee,
a colored delegate from Texas, who
has been stopping at the home of a
brother at 2008 Lucas avenue, while
on his way to his brother's house, be
coming confused, halted pedestrians
and lnquiied the wuy. Robert W.
Thiet, one of these, it is claimed by
the latter, drew a revolver from Ills
pocket and fired five shots, one of
which tooic effect in Losee's right
shoulder. Losee wns taken to the
home of his brother, where hi-, wound
was dr .ed and pronounced not seri
ous. Tiiiet is in jail. He claims that
he thought ha was about to be held
up and fired to save himself from per
GOV. HASTINGS TALKS.
Kays lie Will I'resent Quay's Name to
iNDiANAi'oi.is, Ind., June IS Gov
ernor Hastings of Pennsylvania and
party passed through the city on their
wuy to St. Louis at 8 o'clock this
morning. Asked if Senator Quay's
name would be presented at the con
vention for President, the governor
said: "It will bo most assuredly. I
am authorized to present his name
and that I will do to the best of mv
When informed thut despatches
stated thut Senator Quay's name
would not go before the convention.
Hustings said that he had not seen
such dispatches. "I can say, how
ever," he replied, "it Is mistaken, for
1 am to present his name myself."
"Will Pennsylvania staud solidly
"Ho has sixty ont of the sixty-four
delegates. Surely a candidate could
not complain of that, and the dele
gates will vote for him to the last."
"If McKinley is nominated will
Senator Quay uccept second place?'
"I iiiii not authorized to say any
thing on thut polut. We arc going
there to nominate him for President,
and not to make any compromise."
EVANS OUT OF THE RACE.
The Tcnneeccan Retires In Ilnbitrt's
favor for Second l'lnce.
St. Louis, June 15. It was said
after the ndjournment of the national
committeo for lunch to-dny that II.
Clay Evans had been induced to with
draw from tho race for Vico Presi
dent in favor of Garrett A. Hobnrt of
Now Jersey. He Is said to hav taken
this sto,. in deference to the Wishes of
tho McKinley managers.
As a reward to Evans, the Postmas
ter Generalship will be given to him
in case of McKlnlev's election, it is
MORTON VERY POSITIVE.
The florernor Will Not Accept Second
I'lnco Under Any ClrcumtUnces.
Sr. Louis, Mo., Juno l.V Chnuncey
M. Depew of New York, who arrived
to-day, received the following tele
gram from Governor Morton: "Pleaso
announce that I stated to you beforo
you left New York that I would not
under any circumstances accept a nom
ination for Vice President."
Mr. Depew will place Governor Mor
ton In nomination for President.
Morrill Men Defeated.
McPhkhso.v, Kau., June 1C Tho
antl-Morrlll men carried McPherson
city at tho primaries last night, 19 to
7. Returns from other precincts glvo
tho antl-Morrlll men 70, Morrill 33.
The indications aro that Morrill will
bo defeated in tho convention and
that Royal Matthews will be indorsed
for senator, but that A. V. Williams,
Simpson's candidate, will probably de
feat A. W. Smith for representative.
For Matthews find Free Silver.
South Bend, Ind., June J5. Demo
cratic caucuses were held last night in
tho county of St, Joseph for the selec
tion of delegates to the State conven
tion. A solid silver delegation of
forty was selected, bound by a resolu
tion declaring for the free coinage of
silver, C. W. Matthews for president
and B. F. Shlvely for governor.
MRS. COCKERILL MARRIED.
Tho Widow of the Noted Netvspipennan
Remains Single Only n Short Time.
New YonK, Juno 15. The Commercial-Advertiser
announces that Leon
ora Cockrill, widow of the lute
Colonel John A. Cockerill of this city,
has been married to Walter Louis
Llneau, son of the late Rudolph
Llneau, who wus president of the Ger
mania bank in Brooklyn. Mr. Cdcker
lll died suddenly In Cairo, Egypt, on
Firemen's Race nt Weir City.
Wr.ni Cm-, Kan., June 15. Joplln
won first money and Galena second lu
DMH and 02:Ji respectively in the
couplers' contest at the Southwestern
Firemen's tournament yesterduy. In
tho 20o yard hub to hub race, timo
was made as follows: Joplln. O:-.1; 1-S;
Weir City, 0:5 4-5; Webb City, 0:20;
Ottawa, 0:20 3-5; Columbus, 0:27; Ga
lenn, 0:27 2-r. Ralph Martin of Colum
bus won the 15U yard race in 0-10 2-5
Hawkins of Joplln ran off a tlo for
second money with Dennis of this
place and won in 0:17. A picked team
ran low yards against time in 0:10 2-5.
In the chiofs' 1 0 yard race J. W.
Costly of Webb City finished first in
0:11' and W. J. Benton second.
Kansas Voman's Fortunate Discovery.
Wichita, Kan., June 25. Mrs. H.
II. Leonard, whilo looking over old
papers yesterday, found where the
sum of 810,000 had b"en deposi'cd by
her brother in a bank nt Trenton,
Teun., in ISO J. He was killed in a
battle a few weeks ufterward. A local
bank wired the Tennessee bank and
received a reply frttiting that tho
money was still there und that they
had been hunting the heirs for twenty-five
yeurs. Last fall Leonard pro
cured a divorce and married . other
woman. The first Mrs. Leonard's for
tune, .with interest, is now estimated
A Gould Claimant In Court.
New York, June Jo. Sarah Angel,
who claims to have been married to
the late Jay Gould April 10. Is53, and
who is suing for her dower, upplied to
Justice Beach yesterday for a commis
sioner to take depositions of aged and
infirm witnesses nut of the State und
obtaii.ed her inclination, it the
judge declined to give a direction us
to promptness as was asked on account
of the condition of the witns, hold
ing that as the petitioner had waited
forty-three yenrs he i ore bringing suit
she was rot entitled to consideration
In the matter of promptitude.
No Recojcnlt.on for Cubans.
Washington, I). C, June 15. Tho
announcement is made without qpalt
ficatlon, from the Mate Department
that President C.eveUnd intends tak
ing no action with respect to tlio Cu
ban revolution. Neither he nor Sec
retary Olrey deemed it advisable that
this lnf" -nation should become pub
lic until tongrebs adjourned, is it was
feared thut were it known the session
would be protracted until a joint res
olution recognizing Cuban beligerency
could be rushed tnrougli both houses.
(rosvenor nnd Foster on Hand.
St. Louis, Mo , June 15. General
Grosven r, who gained a good deal of
prominence by publishing every Mon
duy during the delegate contest a ta
ble of fit' res sh w'ntr the owth of
the Mkiwinley bireiij, h, urrived last
night with Charles Foster, secretary
of the treasury under President Har
rison Made Rich by i frtorro.
St. Joseph, Mich.. June 15. George
Do Long, a berry picker, had a rich
uncle killed lu the St. Louis cvclone,
and hu received word that he has
been left a fortune of 8150,000. He
proved his heirship by telegraph. He
is about 30 years old.
Carnesle to Make Ills dans.
Pittsburg, Po., June 15 The Car
negie people have decided to build an
addition to their works cos Ing at
least 81.UJ0.0O0 T . new riant will
be for the rapid construction of heavy
A POSTMASTER'S WIFE
A LEEDS WOMAN WHO ASTON-
ISHED HER FRIENDS AND
ffear to Month but Restored So Completdy
That She Has llrrn Acccptoil ly n l.lfo
Insurauco Company as a Uood Risk.
From the Journnl, Lowlelon, Mc,
A bright little woman, rosy nnd fresh
from her household duties, dropped Into
n chair before the writer nnd talknl
with enthusiasm ehlnlng In her snap
plng, black eyes.
The jipople In the pretty village of
Leeds Centre, Me., have watched with
some Interest the restoration to com
plete health of Mrs. V. L. Francis, wlfo
of the postmaster. So genornl were tho
comments on this interestlnf- case that
the writer who visited Mrs. Francis and
learned from her that the statements,
regarding her troubles and her subse
quent extrication therefrom nro entirely
true. All of her neighbors lshow whnr
has been the agency that has performed
this cure, but that others may be bene
fited by her experience, Mrs. Francis;
has consented to nllow her story to ap
pear In print.
"If there Is anything on earth I drend
more than another," Bhe said. "It Is to
see my name In the papers. But in this
case I conquer my repugnance nnd glvo
publicly the name credit to the savior
of my life us I would to ono who had
dragged mo from n death beneath tho
waves. In fact, I have extolled my
preserver so enthusiastically and un
reservedly, have sought out sufferers
and recommended the remedy to bo
many friends nnd acquaintances thnt
already my nelgl bors Jocularly call me,
'Pink Pills Francis.' But renlly. my re
covery Is something that I consider
wonderful. I know that thcro are so
many testimonials of medicine In tho
papers nowndnyH that people do not pny
as much heed as formerly, but I do wish
folks who are suffering would remem
ber that what I say comes right from
the heart of a woman who reels thnt
she had a new lease of happy life given
"Eleven yenrs ago I was afflicted with
nervous prostration. My existence until
two years ogo was one of dragging mis
ery. Anyone In the village will tell you
of my condition. My blood scorned ex
hausted from my veins and month nftcr
month I grew weaker. I was able
to undertake only tho lightest household
work, and even then I could perform It
only by slow and careful movements.
During all these sorry months and
years I was under tho care of this doc
tor nnd thnt, but their medicines helped
me only spasmodically, and then I fell
Into relapses more prostrating thnn
"In the night I used to be awakened
by the most excruciating pains In my
hear.t nnd side, and was obliged to use
pellets ot powerful medlclno that tho
doctor gave me for relief In such nt
tacks. At ?ast my condition became so
grave that I went out only Infrequent
ly. We live upRtalrs, you notice, over
my husband's store, and in descending
the stairway I frequently was obliged
to sort of fnll and slide over the stops,
lu order to descend, such was the strain
on my system resulting from oven this
slight esertion. Occasionally I visited
the neighbors, but I was obliged to sit
and rest to recover breath while nscend
Ing any elevation. In short. It did not
seem that I could live, such was my
complete physical prostration.
"One day I saw an advertisement or
Dr. Williams' Pink PIUb for Pale People,
and although my faith In remedies wn
weak by that time, I sent for a box nnd
tried them. That was two years ago.
Now I call myself a well woman. Isn't
"I haven't had one of those excruciat
ing pains In the heart for a year nnd a
half. Why. even the first box of pills
helped mp. 1 can walk miles now; can
do my work easily; havo gained In
weight constantly, and you would
scarcely believe It, but a little while
ago I was examined for endowment life
Insurance nnd was accepted unhesi
tatingly after a careful examination by
"Do you wonder that I'm shouting
Pink Pills' all through our vlllage7 I
haven't taken any of the remedy for
some months for It has completely built
mo up, but nt the first sign of troublo
I know to what refuge to flee.
"Last year my aunt, Mrs. M. A. Blos
som, of Dlxfleld, P. O., was here visit
ing me. She was suffering from a lack
of vitality nnd heart trouble, but she
was skeptical nbout my remedy that I
was so enthusiastically advocating. At
last, however, she tried It and carried
some home with her when she went. A
little while ago I received a. letter fuitn
her. and In It said, 'I am cured, Uinriku
to God and Pink Pills.' She nlso wrote
that her husband had been prostrated
but had been restored by the remedy.
One of the persons to whom Mrs
Francis recommended Pink Pills Is Sta
tion Agent C. H. Foster, of Leeds Cen
tre, and the reporter found him patrol
ling the platform awaiting the arrival
of the morning train. Mr. Foster, who
Is one of the most trustworthy, capable
nnd energetic men In the employ of tho
Maine Central railroad, appeared In un
usually good health and spirits and wo
made Inquiry aB to the cause.
"Do you know," replied he, "I think
I've made a discovery, or at least Mrs.
Francis has for me. I havo been In poor
health for a long time with a heart
trouble variously complicated. We
have been bo fully interested In Mis.
Francis' wonderful recovery that I at
once determined to glvo the mdlrlne
recommended n thorough test So, about
two months ago. I bought tho first box
of Dr. Williams' Pink PIIIb. Only two
months, please note, yet already I am
bo much Improved, so much better able
to fulfill my duties, so sanguine thnt I
am on the road to recovery, that I feeli
like a new man.
"I can now walk without the fatigue
I once experienced, my heart nffectloni
appears to be relieved, and I have
joined the Pink Pills' Band In our com-
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain all'
the elements necessary to give new life
and richness to the blood and r-storo
chattered nerves. They aro for sale by
by all druggists, or may be had by mull'
from Dr. Williams' Medicine Company,
Schenectady. N. Y., for 50o per bcx, or
six boxes for $2.50.
Shouting in church is sometime one
kind of religion, while paying thepreach
ei's tack salary is another.
Shaw's Harden Wrecked.
The Missouri Botanical Gardens, es
tablished many years ago by Henry
Shaw, a wealthy citizen of St. Loul&,
now dead, were devastated by the storm.
These gardens contained the rarest
collection of shrubbery and dowering
plants In the world, with tho possible
exception of Kew gardens in London.
The most valuable of the plants im
the Shaw gardens, as it was commonly
called, were uprooted and swept away
by the wind. Hothouses and hotbeds
and outdoor beds of flowers were torm
up and scattered In the storm. The
money damage is estimated at 8100,000.
The loss of rare plants is irreparable.
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