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Tlie Ouster County Repulilican
D. M. AMSBERRY , Editor
IJUOKBN BOW , . NEBRASKA
PARAGRAPHS THAT PERTAIN TO
ARE BRIEF BUT INTERESTING
Drltf Mention of What Is Transpiring
In Various Scctlonc of Our Own
and Foreign Countries.
Prosidcnt Taft will not appoint the
five judges of the court of commerce
authorized by the new railroad law
until December next , The law does
not become effective until August 18.
The ri > tt\\c \ \ building bill , carrying
JlD.y88.500 in authorizations lor in
creasing cost of public buildings , etc. ,
besides $ .1,095,000 continuing con-
tract1 , vtw passed by the house.
Former President Roosevelt tele
graphed bore to .Representative Scott
of Kansas that he will make the
Kansas speech ho recently promised
at Ogpawnttoinlu on Monday , August
.J. S. MeMurry of Oklahoma , de
clared positively that the charges
mndo by Senator Gore reflecting up
on him In connection with the Chicka-
hliitw bind and townslto cases were
H was reported that a large armed
vciKKel carrying munitions of war for
the Madriz government In Nicaragua
tailed from Now Orleans , and that
the Estrada insurgent representa
tives have appealed to the United
States to send a warship after her.
The comptroller of the currency has
authorized the following national
banks to begin business : First Nation
al , Laurel , Neb. , capital $40,000 ; F. A.
McCormack , president ; J. II. Coburn ,
vice president ; W. T. Graham ,
cashier ; C. D. Young assistant cashier.
The convention providing for the
iinmr.iuun 01 mo uispuio
the United States and Mexico over
the Chamlzal zone at KIPaso , Tex. ,
V/OH signed by the two governments.
Secretary Knox affixed his signature
on behalf of the United States nnd
Ambassador Do la Barra for Mexico ,
The senate passed the postal sav
ings bill by a vote of 44 to 24.
Former Governor John H. McGraw
ol Washington , died at his homo In
The Americans Interested In the
long and bitter light waged by rival
interests and German newspapers
against the D"utsph Vacuum Oil
( ompnny. ono "f the branches of the
Standard Oil company , have just
Krorm ) ii big victory , the public prosecutor
cuter , after a thorough Investigation ,
having decided that no necessity ox-
IfllH for action by bis oflleo against
HoiiBC conferees carried the day In
ieiurlng ; the Issuance of reclamation
Tex Riclmrd definitely announced
the Jeffries-Johnson light will be held
at Reno , Nevada.
The Scott anti-option bill to re-
Ktrict cotton exchange transactions
which do not Involve actual delivery
of the commodity was passed by the
The wholesale prices for rellned oil
have been reduced from ono and one-
half centB to ono cent a gallon by the
Sttndard Oil company , making the
prevailing price throughout the coun
try now seven and one-half cents a
gallon. The Standard controls moro
than seventy per cent of the refined
output of the country.
The public buildings Mil passed
dot'K not carry any money appropria
The house passed the bilt providing
for the continuation of reclamation
From the beginning the senate In-
ijulry Into the causes of high prices
was a foreordained waste of money.
Mr. Roosevelt , Gilford Plnchot and
Jiiint'8 R. GarJleld are declared by the
Oyster Bay Pilot to bo forming u
new national party.
Charles Edward Russell , maga/lno
writer of New York , was named for
L-fivurnnr Jit tlio wtntnmivnnflmi , > r
nivt-iiiui tit , mu suuu cuiivunuou Ol
the socialist party In Schenectady
Sunday. A full state ticket was
named , including one woman , Mrs.
Hcrtha Frazier of Brooklyn , who was
named as the candidate for secre
tary of state.
Nebraska had a fair representation
this year In the commencement exor-
clHcs of the Wisconsin university. The
following were given degrees : Gradu
ate school , Master of arts , Robert
Kills , B , S. , University of South Dakota -
ta ; Weeping Water , Neb , , Wilford
King , B. A. , University of Nebraska
Lincoln , Neb.
Democrats of Ohio renomlnated
Harmon for governor nnd endorsed
him for the presidency.
Insane over the Jeffries-Johnson
fight Kate Blanche , a well known
character actress , was committed to
the state asylum at New VJurg , O.
Twenty federal soldiers are reported -
od to IwVu been killed and many more
than that Injured when four curs of u
tr.iin In which Mexican troops were
being transported on the Mnnzanlllo
line of the national railways In the
Mate of Col I am broke loose from thu
IncmnutUo and dashed down a steep
Sweltering weather In the east
caused many fatalities.
Young Roosevelt , Just mnrrlod , goes
to work In Snn Francisco July 1st.
Two South Dakota ranchman fought
tvlth revolvers. One of them wan
Roosevelt hna now become editor ,
doing work In thl line for the Out
Wheat went up several cents In Chicago
cage on reports of dryness In the
Cooling nights and some rain In the
Wheat belt caused sudden reaction in
the price of that cereal.
Mr. Roosevelt made It plain to In-
tervii'worH that he was homo for rest
nnd ( pilot , and not to talk.
The Rtato department has sent a
sharp note in reply to the representa
tions of President Madrlz.
Secretary of Stale Knox was com
mencement orator at the University of
Joseph Wendllng , alleged slayer of
Alma Klllncr , the Louisville girl , has
been located on a ranch near Houston ,
Wilbur and Orville Wright , the Day-
Ion , O. , aviators , were each given a
degree of doctor of laws at Oberlln
It has practically been arranged
that the coronation of King George
will take place about the middle ot
May , 1011.
President Taft Is anxious about the
publicity bill and Is urging that con
gress secure its enactment before ad
Fight 1'iomoter Rlcknrd has a faint
hope that Governor Gillette of Cali
fornia may relent and lot the light go
on In San FrnnC'Isco.
Kvery member of congress counts
on being able to spend July 4th at
homo and not go back to Washington
again until December.
Winston Spencer Churchill , se"cre-
tary of home affairs , gave a dinner In
London In honor of William Jennings
Bryan at the house of commons.
Frank Grlllo , a "white slaver" , con
victing of holding young girls captive ,
was sentenced in Brooklyn to ten
years' imprisonment Jn Sing Sing.
Beginning July 1 , conformably with
law , there will bo organized n divi
sion of corporations In the ofllco of
the commission of International rev
Joseph Pulitzer , proprietor' the
Now York World and St. Louis Post
Dispatch , is said to bo on bin way
nacic to iMow York in a serious condi
Princess Fedora of SchleswIg-IIol-
stein , the youngest sister of Empress
Augusto Victoria , died suddenly of
heart disease. The princess was born
July I ! , 1871.
The resignation of Henry L. Hertz ,
collector of Internal revenue in the
Chicago district , was requested by the
treasury department at the Instance
of President Taft.
The house conferees receded from
their disagreement to the senate
amendment to the campaign publici
ty bill , and the act will provide for
publication of contributions after
The Spanish government has re
ceived by telegraph another note
from the Vatican in which it is stat
ed that the Vatican will reply to the
government's proposals which have
A valuable national asset is de
scribed in a bulletin issued by the
Department of Agriculture prepared
by Prof. W. II. Waggaman. It Is a
scientific review of the phosphate
Holds of Idaho , Utah and. Wyoming.
President Tnft says : "I nm elated
at the legislation which has been on-
i ( , HUH 1111-
tilled the pledges of the party. It Is
a great satisfaction to me that we
have accomplished so much. "
Witli the thermometer registering
In the 90s thousands of senior week
guests on Thursday watched the Cor-
7iell seniors march to the armory to
receive their diplomas from President
Jacob Gould Schurman. Degrees were
conferred on TOG graduates.
The senate passed n bill providing
for campaign publicity after elections.
Roosevelt says ho will keep silent
on political matters for some time.
President Taft says platform pledg
es have been kept and that congress
has mndo a good record.
President Taft was gratified over
the defeat of the amendment to ex-
3iupt labor unions.
Labor organizations lost their light
to gain exemption from prosecution
under the anti-trust and interstate
Theodore Roosevelt , Jr. , just mar-
. . . . . . . . .
I'lllfl Xt'lll ftlfllflk lltt ? 1..1 tn On. T
jit-u , mil uiunu uih I1UI1IU III Hail r Tail-
W. 13. Andrews denies that the
president has taken a hand In pushing
him forward for ofllce.
Senators will enjoy the services of
a masseur in the bathrooms In the
niarblo ofllce building.
The Alexandor-Rooaevolt wedding
took place at Now York.
The senate confirmed Charles F.
Hauko of Tacoma. Wash. , to bo second
assistant commander of Indian affairs ,
an ofllc.0 created by the present con
President Toft signed the bill mak
ing Arizona and Now Mexico states.
Representative Norrls gave the
| house a scare by threatening to Intro
duce a resolution to oust Speaker Can
non.A bill allowing homesteaders to
leave their claims until water is available -
able was passed by the house. The
pilvllego Is confined to bonu lido en-
Governor Slmllonbcrger says bo will
not call the Nebraska legislature to
pass a referendum amendment be
cause It Is too late to get political
endorsements at the primaries.
THE HOAD FAILS TO PAY ITS
DOESN'T OBEY STATE BOARD
Line Not In Good Odor Because It
Refuses to Take Heed of Com
Owing to the absence of Attorney
General Thompson It IB not possible
at thin time to got a statement from
the lc'iil ( department as to what
would bo done regarding the Rock
Island railroad , which has failed to
pay Its occupation tax , and Is , there
fore , under the law , Incapable of doIng -
Ing business In Nebraska legally.
The law which provides for the
payment of an annual fee by corpora
tions provides the following penalty
for its violation :
Section 8 ft shall be unlawful for
any corporation , delinquent under
this act , cither domestic or foreign ,
which has not paid the occupation
fee , together with the penalty for
sucb delinquency , as in this act pre
scribed , to exercise the powers of
such corporation , or to transact any
business in this state , after the 30th
day of November next following the
delinquency. Each and every person
who exercises any of the powers of a
corporation so delinquent , either
domestic or foreign , which has not
paid the ocupation fee , together with
the penalty for sucb delinquency , or
who transacts any business for or in
behalf of any sucb corporation , after
the SOtho day of November next fol
lowing the delinquency , shall bo guil
ty of a misdemeanor , and upon con
viction thereof shall bo punished by
a fine of not less than $100 , and not
exceeding $1,000 , or by imprisonment
In the county jail not less than fifty
days nor more than COO days , orfby
both such fine and imprisonment.
The Rock Island Is now In litiga
tion with the state over the railroad
legislation enacted by the legislature
of 1007 and over an order issued by
the State Railway commission to
compel it to construct a crossing at
Hallam. What effect the cancella
tion of its charter will have on this
litigation Deputy Attorney General
Grant Martin would not say , not hav
ing looked Into the question thorough
The Rock Island is not in very good
odor with the legal department of the
state or the railway commission be
cause of its refusal to carry out or
ders of the commission. In the Hal-
lam case , where the railroad was pc-
tltlpncd to construct a crossing in
order to save the citizens several
blocks' walk In going over the
tracks , the commission ordered the
crossing constructed. The railroad
appealed to the district court and
then again to the supreme court. No
decision has yet been banded down.
That case has been In controversy
about two years. The case involves
Normal Board Reorganizes.
The state normal board has reor
ganized and Dr. Shellhorn of Peru be
comes president instead of Mr. Childs ,
whose term has expired ; N. P. Me
Donald Is vice president , and Luther
P. Ludden is continued as secretary.
Files for Attorney General.
i.lm\7.o W. Terry of Beatrice llled
as a candidate for attorney general
on the democratic ticket. Mr. Terry
was in the race in 1908 for the same
office. So far his only opponent is
Grant Martin , deputy attorney gen-
oral. It is not believed that Martin
will have any serious opposition for
the republican nomination.
Complaint Against the Railroads.
Following up an application filed
before the state' railway commission
several months ago and turned
down by that board , lumber dealers
of Omaha nnd South Omaha llled a
formal complaint against all of the
railroads in the state , asking lor a
reduction of intra-state rates to Ne
braska points. The reductions asked
for arc on lumber and other articles
of the same class taking the same
rate and on doors and sashes and
other articles of similar class taking
what the complainants call arbitrary
The present rates are included In
the complaint by reference to them.
It Is complained that they are high ,
cruel , extortionate and several other
things and that the lumberman's
trunk lies helpless beneath the nailed
heel of the railroads. Yet no specific
reduction la sought. The lumber
companies merely want the commis
sion to look over the lumber trafllc
and then get busy , reducing the rates
to that point where the various ad
jectives applied to present rates will
bo no longer applicable.
County Convention July 14.
The republican county convention
jf Lancaster county will bo held In
Lincoln , July 14. At this convention
delegates to the state convention will
Denver Wants Our Help.
Denver Is bidding for the national
encampment of the Grand Army to
bo hold next year. Department Com
mander W. W. Ferguson of the de
partment of Colorado and Wyoming ,
has sent letters to the Nebraska de
partment asking It to support Den-
vor's claim on the meeting.
NEBRASKA IN BRIEF
News Notes of Interest From Various
A gasoline launch owned by W. 13.
Oarrett caught lire on the Dhio river
about a mile northwest of Ueatrlce
and burned to the water's edge.
The Dodge county republican cen
tral committee has issued a call for
the county convention to be held at
the court house in Fremont at 11
a. ni , , July ! > .
The Independent Infantry company
of the national guard recruited at
Heaver City has been assigned to the
Second regiment , and will hereafter
bo known as Company H.
Thursday morning when Mr. and
Mrs. William Mahallle , living north of
Holdrege , awoke , they found their 3-
months-old baby dead In Its bed. The
child had never been strong.
James Dllberry of Bird City. Kan. ,
was In Beatrice looking for his 16-
year-old daughter , who ran away
from home with a young man aged ,12.
The hunt was unsuccessful.
Repairs have been effected on the
different canals near Scotts Bluff and
a full head of water Is now running
in them all. Water was badly need
ed , as there has been little rain for
The Spade ranch near Gordon
shipped 1,500 cattle from Gordon' to
their ranch near Lusk , Wyo. Taking
fences from government land is les
sening the range for the big ranches
In that part of the state
Careless and fast automobile driv
ing on the streets of Arlington has
aroused the village board to action
and notice has been served that violations
lations of the speed laws will be
promptly prosecuted hereafter.
Joseph Iloxic of Falrbury was
called to Hollenberg , Kas. , by a tele
gram stating that his younger brother
and a couple of other small boys had
beenx drowned in the Little Blue river ,
near that place , while in bathing.
The dates for the 1910 Wlsner
Stock show have been Ilxed for
September 13-115. Tills annual event
has taken the place of the former
Cuming county fair at West Point ,
which has been discontinued for
Some persons unknown used dyna
mite In the wafer of the Beaver
creek for a mile or more one night
recently , and must have secured a
large number of cat fish , carp and
bullheads. Many dead fish are yet
floating on the water.
A. L. Blatchley , a farmer and ranch
man living near Thornburg , about
20 miles northwest of McCook , was
fatally Injured by falling from a hay
stack onto a pitchfork , ' the handle
penetrating his body about fourteen
inches. lie was brought to McCook
for treatment , but died.
Secretary W. 15. Bell of the York
County Independent Telephone com
pany , on account of rumors circulat
ed , Is publishing a statement that
the Bell Telephone company , has
purchased the Independent company ,
and that there lias been no thought of
Fifty loads of cattle were shipped
last week over the Burlington. The
Burlington furnished a special train
and a Pullman coach. This shipment
Is only one of many shipments from
York county , and represents nearly
$100,000 that seven of York county's
farmers will receive.
The 15-months' old son of Mr. and
Mrs. Roscoe Mulford , living on the
Barge ranch a few miles northwest of
Central City , got hold of some kero
sene and drank two or three ounces.
The little one immediately went into
spasms and , although medical aid
was hastily summoned , it died within
The measles , which has been epid
emic In West Point in a mild form )
for some months was rather lightly
regarded by the families visited with
ithc disease , but upon the advent of
warm weather those still suffering
( from this alflictlon were in great
danger. There have been one or two
An Oakland touring car belonging
to Henry Johnson was completely de
stroyed by fire near Gothenburg. Mr.
Johnson runs an automobile livery ,
and when about six miles north of
town with a load of people , stopped
at the bottom of a hill to wait for a
team. While waiting the lire was
discovered and attempts were made
to put it out with sand , but were'
"Flml the man who ran off with
my wife and you will find the man
who stole that horse. " This was the
statement made by Charles Durreen ,
lately of Hamilton county , when ac
costed by Sheriff Her of Merrlck coun
ty at Sterling , Colo. , and charged with
stealing a horse near Bradshaw and
selling It at Central City , Nebraska.
Detective Smith of Lincoln , a Bur
lington secret service man , was In
Ashland rounding up hoboes and
found a colored man reposing peace
fully In the jungles along Salt creek ,
east of the station. On searching the
sleeper the detective was amazed to
find the colored man was evidently
In the good graces of the railroads ,
having an annual pass over the Bur
At the annual election of the of
ficers of Central City Commercial
club G. H. Gray , who has been presi
dent of the club since Its organiza
tion seven years ago , was elected for
the eighth successive time.
Another case of forgery to which
a Fremont Jinn was a party , but not
a loser , came to light last week. A
check of H. K. Fields & Son drawn on
the First National bank of Columbus
and cashed at Muscatlne , la. , was
pronounced a forgery. It had passed
through a Chicago bank and In the
usual course of business reached the
bank on which It vas drawn
ASUMES POSITION IMMEDIATELY
IS TO BE TREASURY SOLICITOR
Chosen By President on Recommen.
datlon of Senator Brown An
drews Urged to Make Race
Washington. W. T. Thompson , at
torney general of Nebraska , will be
the new solicitor of the treasury , tak
ing office immediately after election.
The appointment was secured through
the efforts of Senator Brown. 'Mr
Thompson is ono of the closest per
sonal and political friends of the jun
ior senator , having been deputy attor
ney general when 'Mr. Brown was at
torney general. The iio ltion pays
$5,000 a year find is accounted one of
the finest positions for a lawyer in the
entire federal service. It has 'been
held for thirteen years past by Maur
ice D. O'Connell of Iowa , who recent
ly announced that he would retire.
The appointment ot Mr. Thompson
was not Intended to be announced for
some time to come , but rumors of St
leaked out in Nebraska and inquiries
in Washington developed the fact that
Senator Brown has for some time
( boon planning to secure this place for
'Mr. ' Thompson.
'Mr. Andrews Is seriously consider
Ing the advisability of leaving the
government service and entering the
lints In the state campaign according
to friends who have talked to him
within a day or two. It is now fliig-
gosted that Mr. Andrews has been
prompted to give the matter further
serious consideration upon receipt of
Information that President Taft would
like to see him make the race for
governor. The administration is ex
tremely anxious to get a foothold In
No Ice For Saloonkeepers.
Miller , 'S. ' D. On the eve of the es
tablishment of three saloons after a
"dry" porlod of three years , residents
of this section-who have been looking
forward to quenching their thirst with
a cool glass of beer , are doomed to
disappointment. They will have to
take their beer warm or not at all.
W. A. Haftery , a staunch prohibition
ist and candidate for the state sen
ate on the prohibition ticket , has a
monopoly on the Ice business and ho
has announced that he will not sell
.Ice directly or indirectly to the sa
loon keepers who will open their
For Prohibition Amendment.
Jefferson City. Judge W. H. Wal
lace of Kansas City , president of the
prohibition constitutional amendment
league , has filed 9,000 more hipnatureB
petitioning the submission of n state
wide prohibition constitutional amend-
jment at the 'November election. Al
together 489,400 names nro pigned to
'the ' petitions Hied1 with the becretary
of state and the amendment will 'be
jplaccd on the official ballot unless pre
vented by court action.
Still Having Trouble.
Bluefields. General Duron with ISO
men , has captured Pearl lagoon from
the Madrlz forces after a stubborn de
fense. The fighting lasted two hours ,
and ten men on each side were killed
and a few wounded. Two hundred of
me AIRCTIZ iroops tooic part in tne
engagement , and only the two leaders
made their escape , the others being
taken prisoners. They were brought
Washington Keeping Hands Off.
Washington. It was stated at the-
department of justice that there nro
not in contemplation any proceedings
to prevent the removal of the Oklaho
ma state capital from Guthrie to Okla
homa City. This statement was made
In response to a request from At
torney General West of Oklahoma for
Information of the , government's in-
Close to an Agreement.
Kansas City. When President Lew
is of the united mine-workers of
( America and James Elliott lesumed
their conference on the coal miners'
strike here It was understood they
had reached a tentative agreement in
which > both sides had made conces
Off to His Bummer Home.
Washington. President Taft left
here Monday to spend the next three
or four months at Beverly , Mass. , the
present summer capital of the United
Washington. Exports of manufac-
Mires in May were larger than in any
earlier month In the history of our
export trade , nnd for the full fiscal
year 1910will 'he ' larger than in any
earlier fiscal year.
All For Bleached Flour.
Kansas City. 'Any ' nitrates taken
Into the body through the eating of
bread made from bleached flour are
easily thrown off by an agent found in
all parts of the body , ncording to tes
timony given In the bleached flour
cases In the federal court by Dr. Al
bert W. Rockweed , -professor of chem
ical toxicology In the University of
Iowa. The agent , he said , is urea
This testimony was In direct opposi
tion to that previously made by ex
perts for the government.
Chicago. I1L "Iwant to toll you
what Lytua 33. Plnkham'a Vegetable
Compound did for mo. Ivas BO sick
that two of the best doctors in Chicago
Bald I would die if I did not have an
operation. I had
already had two
operations , and
they wanted mo to
go through a third
ono. I Buffered day
and night from in
flammation and a
email tumor , and
never thought of
seeing a well day
again. A friend
told mo how Lydla
etable Compound had helped her , and
I tried it. and after the third bottle
was cured. " Mrs. AIAT.NA SPELLING ,
1408 Clybourne Avo. , Chicago , I1L
If you arc ill do not drag along at
home or in your place of employment
until an operation ia necessary , but
build up the feminine oystem , and remove
move the cause of those distressing
aches and pains by taking Lydia Is.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound , made
from roots and herbs ,
For thirty years it has boon the stan
dard remedy for female ills , and has
positively restored the health o tliou-
eandsof women who have been troubled
with displacements , inflammation , ul-
cerationflbroid tumors , irregularities ,
periodic pains , backache , bearing-down
feeling , flatulency , indigestion , dizzi
ness , or nervous prostration. Why
don't you try it ?
Most UBcleso Ever.
"Can you imagine anything moro
useless than a comb without nny
teeth ? "
"Yes ; golf links without a club
house. " Birmingham Age-Herald.
A torn Jacket Is soon mended ; but
hard words bruise the heart of a
ROUTT COUNTY , COLORADO , LAND
Keen observers predict a big boom
In property in Wantland , Colorado , the
new town which is being built In the
center of the Little Snake River Val
ley In Houtt County , Colorado. A big
Irrigation system is being built to Irri
gate 60,000 acres of very flne land sur
rounding Wantland. The land Is be
ing sold by the State of Colorado for
60 cents per acre , under the Carey
Act , nnd water rights cost ? 35.00 an
acre , In ten year payments. Sugar fac
tories , flour mills , canneries , etc. , are
among the possible Industries to bo lo
cated at Wantland. Pull Information
con bo obtained from the Houtt County
Colonization Company , 1734 Welton
Bt , Denver , Colo.
Applause Is only the clacking ot
tongues. Self-respect Is better than
TIT riercf' PlrauBt Pellet ! niralfttn and Inrle-
orelo ilomarb llrer and bowels. Sugar-coat a ,
Uuj gruailo , cK > 7 to Uke acandy.
Some animals multiply rapidly and
some snakes are adders.
Ars Best For Your Table
Because they are made
of the choicest materials
and guaranteed to be
Ubbys Veal Loaf makes a
delightful dish for lunch
eon , and you will find
Vienna Sausage >
Pork and Beans
equally tempting for any
Have a supply of Libby * *
in the house and you
will always be prepared
for an extra guest.
You can buy Lbb/s at
"libby , McNeMI
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