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About Custer County Republican. (Broken Bow, Neb.) 1882-1921 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 13, 1900)
THE t OFHRIOIALVOTE. .
Abstract of the Vote Cast in Nebraska at the General Election Held November 6 , 1900.
OOlcliil Vote Cast In tha Six Nubrnaka
Following is the' ' oflVclarrvottf 'for
congressmen tn , obrnska pt.tlic clpc- , ,
Vlfth UlNtrlrt ,
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Kitili > iiiln Well III llanil.
BEATUICK , Nob. , Dec. 10. The
board of health u few weeks ago , when
It was feared that diphtheria was bo-
comlni ; opldcmlc , took active measures
to prevent It , In which they have suc
ceeded , and Chief of Pollco Moore in
formed a correspondent that all cards
had now boon taken from the houses
In the Infected district. lie said that
the present was the first time In several
oral months when -there was. not one
or more cases In the city of either
diphtheria or scarlet fever.
Iliilliilnj ; mid Loan Association.
LINCOLN , Dec. 10. Dr. P. L. Hall ,
secretary of the State Banking Board ,
has completed his report of the Ne
braska bull'i'ns ' nnd loan apsoclatlons.
The appended summary , taken from
the report , shows In tabular form the
remarkable growth of this class of
Institutions. It takes the associations
from the first year that nnthor-tlc re
ports were mafio down to tne i > i :0iit |
year , which period Includes 1892 , re
membered for Its expanded credits and
wild Ejaculations , and embraces no
years Io93 , 1S94 and 1895 , which vm-e
narked by panic , drouth and destruc
tion of values , and the years 189G to
1900 , Inclusive , which have been years
of reaction and restoration of values.
The summary follows :
No. of No. Total
Year. AHM'IU ) . shiirus , asuots.
1892 72 13,012' ' , ! . * 2.902,537.G7
1893 SI 01,961.1 3.033.09G.83
1891 81 ! 71.231Vj 3.8SS.001.31
1893 81 70.013 3,929.778.27
1S ? 73 GIMli 3,771S33.r > 3
1897 GS ' 07r.97'-b 3.534.788.03
1S98 04 79,973 3,428,728.11
1S99 GO 89,492 3,332.781.07
1900 CO 103.023 3.G07.33G.CG
In commenting upon this summary
Dr. Hall said that It was the best f > vl-
dcnco that could bo found which
would show how well the building and
loan associations of the state stood tue
strain of disastrous commercial condi
tions and how certainly they are mak
ing safe , conporvatlvo Insls for fut.ire
growth and strength.
lory Not Ah'o ' to Atjrpi' .
"SIDNEY. Nob. , Dec. IO After beIng -
Ing out thtrty-alx hours the jury In
the Watklna cattle ttoallng cure re
ported to the court that they could
not agree sxnd were accordingly dis
charged. They are reported to have
stood eight for conviction and four
for acquitti ! . The next icgnlar term
of court will he In Folruary. and the
case will be tr'.ed agiln at that time
Court has adjourned until December
2G , when It will reconvene to try thu
case against .John BiutlUig , accused
of horse etoallng.
More Interest has centered In the
WatkltiB cane than any trial for ye-ara
in the district court. A number of
Lincoln and Alliance mec have been
hero as witnesses or spectators , as
well as cattlemen and cowboys fron :
all over the western and northwest
ern parts of the state.
Bmnllpox Oilmen School * .
GRAN DISLAND , Neb. , Dec. 10.
The public schools of this city were
closed on account of smallpox which
Is breaking out In many parts of the
city.At a special session the board of
health contracted for the Immediate
erection of nn emergency hospltnf and
every effort possible Is being put forth
to prevent the disease from spreading
further and to stamp It out of the
Hess D. Hogs , nn inmate of a house
of prostitution In the northosat part
of the city , died yesterday , being the
first to succumb to the dreaded mal
EXPENSE TOR A BIEIVNUM.
i-tuto Auditor 1'IU'S Summary of ICstl-
mxtrs for Ilio Nrxt Two Y < mrn.
LINCOLN , Neb. , Dec. 10. The fol
lowing shows the appropriations that
will bo asked for and the aproprla-
tlons that wore made by the last leg-
Is laturq :
Kuiul. Asltod for. In 1899.
Lvfftelatlvo expenses. . . . $ 130.000 $ 130.000
Govornor'H olllce 21.030 23,500
Hoard of public lands
and buildings 23,130 27.300
State penitentiary 31.210 32,9:0
National Guard 48.COO 32.U3
Secretary of stutc 1S.3CO 17.830
Auditor 23.4CO 23.400
Insurance department . . 9.000 9.0CO
BtutB treasurer 14.COO 18.000
Labor commissioner . . . . 9,600 8,000
Attorney Bonural 14,301) 14,300
State superintendent . . 18,000 18,200
Land commissioner 31.000 29.100
HnnklnK board 7.SOO 7.800
Hoard of transportation 14,200 13,800
District court 224,000 221.000
Supreme court 34,400 33,700
State library 16,511 1392"
Hospital nt Norfolk . . 96.100 119.330'
Hospital at Lincoln . . . . U2SiO ( 1G2.930
Asylum at Hastings. . . . 272,800 223,800
Girls' Industrial school ,
Geneva 3'j.CO'i 33,790
Industrial home , Mllfonl 31,230 18,920
School for the blind ,
Nebraska City 50,175 3Gil3
School for feble minded
youth. Ueatrlco 140.400 121,102
School for Deaf. Omaha 92.750 102,630
State normal. I'eru 60,140 55.437
Industrial school for
boys , Kearney 97,000 83,120
State university C13.500 490,000
Soldiers' and sailors'
homo , Grand Inland. . . . 100.SOO 9I.S.O
Soldiers' and sailors'
home , Mllford 21.COO 37.474
Fish commission 23.MW 6,800
Hoard of educational '
lands and funds fi.GOO 2,500
Hoard of purchase and
supplies 301 300
Historical boclety 13.0WI u.OOO
Hoard of health 3.0CO 200
Food commission 9.700 10000
Miscellaneous 79.SIW 126.516
Hoard of Irrigation . . . 14.1WO 13.SOO
Homo for friendless 41.0CO 32.000
Totals $2.721.001 $2.591.373
The mlawllaonons oxpetulltnrcs es-
tlnmteil are :
Kovt'line boohs and blanks $ 3.000
Transcribing abstracts of land 350
Advertising f < - ftuti ) p'rlntlnt , ' 230
Laws , lonnuils printing let by
contract , clerical help and expenses - _
penses of printing board 1. > .000
1'rlntlni ; supreme- court reports ( i.OOl
Support board of tiKrlculturo 4 TOO
State J'onltry association 2000
Dairymen's assoalatlon 2.000
County treasurers' mlleiiKe ,000
Cnttlo DUvuRn fntllrt * I.o .
NORTH LOUP , Neb. . Dec. 10. The
ruttlo disease Is working sad havoc
In thlr section of the country. Far
mers and feeders report tno IOSR or
from three to twenty or more out o7
their herds. It Is also reported that
forty-five hides nor week have been
brought Into Ord for several woks , all
taken from cattle that died In stalk
Antnno'ft Aim W Very 1'oor.
PLA.TTSMOUTH , Neb. . Dec. 10.
Charles Antom > . one of Plattsmouth's
old citizens , wont home about i2
o'clock and shot himself through Ihe
left shoulder. His wife says ho In.
tended to shoot her and their child.
Ho was under the Influence of liquor.
Ho may recover unless blood
sets In. i
Ilullet Wound Troves Fa till.
COLUMBUS , Neb. , Dec. 10 Soren
Oleson , who was Gentleman's first vic
tim In the shooting affair at Platte
Center , died here. Gentleman will
now have a charge of murder to face.
Olesou was 35 years of age , unmar
ried and his parents lived at Fremont.
He was known as a quiet and peace
able man , sober and industrious , and
the people are very indlgannt over
Nick Gentleman , who did the whole
sale shooting at Platte Center , is still
In jail here. He has engaged coun
sel , but has so far made no statement
In his own behalf and what his de
fense will be Is not known. Henry
Tangn , who was the most seriously
Injured and who was brought to the
hospital here , is said to be in a seri
ous condition. The bullet has been
located with the aid of X-rays and Is
lodged close to the spine In the mid
dle of the back. It may be removed
later on , but It Is believed that Tanga
will be paralzyed in the lower limbs
even If he recovers.
Ilurgo anil ICIdur Killed.
PLATTSMOUTH , Neb. , Dec. 10
George , the 9-ycar-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. Wash Young , residing four miles
west of this city , had his neck broken
and his lifeless body was discovered
by his father several hours after the
The boy , after returning from
school , mounted his pony and went
to the pasturu after the cows. Ho
did not return , and when the father
came home from the city , about 0
o'clock , ho started to search for him.
His first o.uest was fruitless , but ho
went out again , taking the dog with
him. The animal led him at once
to a slight hollow , where the boy and
horse were both found , the latter ly
ing upon the former , and both having
their necks broken. The horse un
doubtedly stumbled and fell , with fa
tal results to both.
Second Cull fur Mnyorx.
FREMONT , Neb. . Dec. 10. Mayor
Vaughn n has called a meeriiig of the
mayors of Kearney , Hastings , Grand
Island , Beatrice and Nebraska City , to
take plnco 'n ' Fremont December 13
when a second attempt will he made
to frame an Incorporation act for cit
ies of this class. The first attomp
was made some weeks ago , when a
meeting was held at the Lindell hote
In Lincoln. Owing to the small at
tendance .it that time nothing wa
accomplished and the representative
from the different places adjournei
Oroeli-y Mnn < lrt * Appointment.
GREI2LEY. Nob. , Dec. 10. M. J. Mr
Glrr received notice that ho had beoi
given a place as clerk In the pensioi
office at Washington , Ho took th
civil service examination two or thrc
years ago , but was npt looking fo
lightning to strike him at this Urn
of the year. Ho has been a succcssfu
school teacher In this county and hi
many friends are congratulating him
on his appointment.
Winter Course in Farming.
LINCOLN , Dec. 10. Preparations
re now being made for the winter
ourse In agriculture at the University
f Nebraska. This course offers simple
nd practical instruction In agricul-
ure for eleven weeks at a season of
he year when farm work Is least
> rcssing. Requirements for entrance
s simply a good knowledge of the
n-lmary English branches as taught
n the district schools. The subjects
hat will be pursued the first year are :
The soil , dairying , horticulture , stock
aising , diseases of animals , plant
) osts , engineering and carpentry and
) lacksmlthing. In the second year the
student is given an opportunity to.
pursue work in field crops , soil labor-
itories , farm accounts , horticulture ,
stock breeding , injurious insects ,
mathematics and agricultural engi
neering. The estimated expense for
ho eleven weeks' cours is between $35
and $40 , proportioned as follows :
loom rent , $9 ! table board , ? 24 ; books ,
13 ; shop deposits , ? 1 ; registration fee ,
> i. This is certainly an excellent op-
jortunlty for a young man who IB
obliged to spend most of his time in
actual work on the farm to take eleven
weeks of lecture work combined with
actual practice In those branches re
quiring skill and knowledge. The at
tendance the last few years has grown
rapidly and all Indications point to
loublo the number for the coming
session. The course will begin Jan
uary 2 , 1901 , and continue until March
In tlio Tollg.
PONCA , Neb. , Dec. 10. Today a
sonEatlonal trial will be begun hero
n the district court Elmer Johnson
will be placed on trial for assault with
intent to Inflict great bodily Injury.
This realls a riot which occurred
on August 7 , this year , at Emerson ,
when four brothers named Johnson , t
attacked the city marshal , Lou Mar
shall. He was felled to the sidewalk
with a blow from a piece of gas pipe.
A week ago he died and an autopsy
was held to determine whether his
death was due to the Injuries received
In the fight. Dr. .Tepson of Sioux City ,
held the autopsy and found the man
had died from the rupture of a blood
vessel In the chest. Ho Jell dead on
the street. Elmer Johnson , after
striking t Larson , filed and was cap
tured in a conrfiold by a sheriff's
posEe. Joh.ison being shot in the
Mny To o Kntlro Arm.
CALLAWAY. Nob. , Dec. 10. Post
master .1. J. Douglass , who has been
seriously 111 from the effects of an op
eration that was performed on him
when fifteen years old , at which time
a portion of the bone between the el
bow and the shoulder was removed ,
was again operated on and ns a re
sult Is testing much easier , though
bomowhat weak from the loss qf blood
and the effects of the chloroform.
The arm was cut open and the dead
part of the bone removed , but as the
diseased part Is EO near the shoulder
joint It Is fearal that sooner or later
the arm will have to be amputated
at the shoulder. i
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