Cherry County independent. (Valentine, Cherry Co., Neb.) 18??-1896, December 22, 1892, Image 11

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Cherry gouhty moepekdehi
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lAU Snrv vors of tho Jtattlo r Shlloh
Will Meet on llmt Historic ISnltlclicHt
tlio Thlrty lirist AniiIxorfiary To
Mop the 31o iig of Soldiers Kcinalns
To Jlohorvo Shiloh Field
5 MouvlcelloTll special Tho survivors
of the battle of Shiloh will meet on that
hiMoric battlefield on tho tUirty first anni
versary of the flght April 0 and 7 next
Tiic e will be appropriate services held at
the national cemetery at Pittsburg Land
ing All the survivors of the various
divisions that took pait in that bat
Xle Ctorth and South will be invited
io meet on the battlefield together
lo maik the positions held by their
comrades This will Include the old Auny
of the Tennessee commanded by Gen
Grant the Army of the Ohio commanded
by Jen D C Buell and the Confederate
-Army commauded by Gens Albert Sidney
Johnston and G T Ucauregard There
will be an effort made to preserve this bat
tlefield as others aie being preserved and
to stop the desecration of the graves of the
heroes burled there There are 4000 Union
dead the most of whom have been taken
up and buried in the National Cemetery at
the Lauding but there are many of these
who were not found aid are still scattered
over the field There arealso 4n00
Confederate dead who are burled all over
the battlefield from the Shiloh Church to
the Landing Parties who are improving
small tracts of land on tho battlefield are
plowing up the remains of these Union
and Coufedt rate soldiers Some measures
vifi be devised by which this historic old
battlefield maybe preserved
o -Quarter Will Ho Shown tho Garza
aien if Thoy JReslst
San Antonio Texas special A dispatch
from Cirrizo Texas received here says
the state troops of the United States
soldiers from Fort Mclntoali aud a larce
posse of United State deputy marshals led
by Eugene Ygla elos one of the bravest
officers on the Texas frontier are on the
trail of tho bandits who had the engage
ment with Mexican troops opposite San
Ygnacio The outlaws number about two
hundred having gained strength since
their successful raid into Mexico The
trail leads almost directly north and a
courier who has just arrived at Carrizo
says the soldiers and deputy marshals are
but a few miles behind the fleeing bandits
It is generally believed that a desperate
resistance will bo made by tho so called
revolutionists if they are cornered and
their capture attempted If the troops
and deputy marshals come upon the ban
dits there will bo no quarter given If the
Garza men offer any resistance The ac
tion of the authorities at San Ygnacio
in holding as United States prisoners the
VIcxlcunaoltHctT Tro wro captured ami
brought across the river by tho bandits i
severely condemned by the American
icsideuts of this place It is believed that
the Mexican Government will demand
satisfaction from the United States for the
action Two thousand Mexican troops are
being rushed to the frontier to protect that
country from further invasion The other
side of the Rio Grande Blvor from Nucva
Laredo to Matamoras is already well pro
tected with Iturallas and Mexican troops
who have been on duty ever since the
Garza campaign
Kobbort by a Detective
Meridian Miss special At last the
veil of mysteiy surrounding the Southern
Express robberies lias been lifted Cliarle
O Summer a detective who was prominent
iu the capture of Rube Burrows and Eugene
iBuncb the notorious train robbers pleaded
guilty to abstracting the S5000 packages
from the Southern Express here Dec C
Summer had a key made in Chicago which
fitted the lock of the and after break
ing into tho oinco had no trouble in ab
stracting the money Summers pal was
arrested with his person
Fierce liattlo Ilctiveen Gypsies
Madrid special A prolonged combat is
reported between two rival bands of gyp
sies at The struggle
hvas conducted with knives and revolvers
-and was of such a sanguinary character
ithat three of the combatants were killed
and twenty wounded before a body of
soldiers arrived ana put an end to the
scene Thirty of the gypsies were arrested
lie I rayed Ity a Hoy
San Antonio Texas special Tom Kelly
13 ycurs old who was taken away by tin
detectives from a gang of crook lies in
the City Hospital A few weeks ago a
gang of professional crooks from Chicago
began to work the city systematically
fThey took lodgings at several cheap
in the city never -laying any
Jeugth of time at one place The sang had
Kelly with them They stayed firt at the
Adaun House and came eeal times
about 2 oclock in the morning after the
boy- Every time they came for the boy a
burglary was committed In
1xwn 4ind in each instance the lad had
been put through the transom to open the
door for the men outside The detectives
captured the boy Then he was made to
play another role He wa dresed so that
the gang would not recognize him and was
thus utilized In securing some of the crooks
whom ho pointed out to the Kelly
became ill and was transferred to the
City Hospital He says his father is a
wealthy contractor and that he lives in
Englewcoa 111 The boy run away from
- home when 10 years old aud lias been
homebut twice since He met the gang of
burglars with whom lie came to Texas in
a low resort on Dearborn Street in Chicago
Suggests Xcw Itleiis oV hcoI
Red Lake Falls Minn special J B
Carle a veteran CS years of age died here
The funeral service was held in St Jo
sephs Catholic Church Sunday at C a m
Father Arpin pastor went into the church
and there before him stood John B Carle
in his rsual attire but with his face as
black As charcoal Ho talked to the priest
a few minutcs and then disappeared Fa
ther Arpin told this to his congregation
Carle had once been a Catholic but for
years afterward had lidiculed the church
and priest At the visitation lie told Far
ther Arpin the change in his color had
come about through concealing his sins at
confession and receiving tiie first commun
ion in a state of sin Fatiier Arpin is i
very devout and cicientous piiest
Jftfctc tires Itovcnl nn Alleged llot to
Ioisnn Nonunion Men
Pittsburg special If detectives in the
employ or the Carnegies are to be believed
a conspiracy of massacre which has never
been equaled in this country has developed
In connection with the Homestead strike
It was a plot to poison by wholesale the
nonunion workmen at the Carnegio Compa
nys steel plant and the developments im
plicate members of the Advisory Commit
tee members of the Amalgamated Associa
tion and officials of tho labor organization
As a result of the plot it is alleged that
thirty or forty perrons lost their lives
while scores are still suffering in hospitals
and at their houses from the effect of drugs
Nine or more persons aie under arrest os
tensibly on trivial cli rges but really to
aveit suspicion until all their fellow con
spirators have been secured
The many cases of illness in the mills at
the time of the occupation of Homestead
by tho military were attributed to bad river
water It is two months ago since tho first
suspicion was entertained that the people
were being poisoned It was not until le
ccntly that the evidence was deemed strong
enough to warrant the taking of legal step-
The object of the plot was to make life in
the mills unendurable The price to be
paid wlien the mills were closed was S500U
Robert J Beatty was arretted in Louisville
on the charge of poisoning nonunion men at
Homestead He had previously been ar
rested in Pittsburg but c capnJ The in
formation on which the original arrest was
made was sworn out by J II Ford a Pink
erton detective and charces the prisoner
with administering a deadly poison to Will
iam E Griffith chief cook
It was learned that special officers have
been investigating the matter for the past
two months and have worked up a uool
case against several of the union men as
well as men who were employed in the miil
with Beatty It is understood that Beatty
supplied all the cooks implicated with the
poison they used and was middleman be
tween the works and others engaged in the
Ocean Kates Will Go Up
New York special The steamship asents
of this port have outlined a plan of action
which will be enforced by all the great
trans Atlantic lines in icgard to the carry
ing of steerage passengers The traffic is
to be shut off entirely and for the purpose
of making up any los es that may accrue
from the cessation of the iminiiiraiit traffic
the companies will compel the cabin
to pay higher rates for their accommo
dations In regai d to the advancing of
cabin rates John A Wright Second Vice
President of Hie intcr nftioLit Navigation
Company said that the Red Star Line
would carry no more steerage passenger
until the immigrant question is lie
said that it was not in the way of retalia
tion and does not believe it will inline the
Worlds Fair project declaring that a mat
ter of a few dollars advance in the steam
ship fare will not stop iiist ciass traffic
Other agents spoke in a similar manner
At tho Mercy ot lmliiui
Chihuahua special A courier who
rived here from Onavas a small town si
ated in the mountains in the State of
nora brought the information that the Ya
flui Indians to the number of two thousand
have banded witli several bundled Mayo
Indians and that many outrages have been
committed by them on the Spanish and
American settlers in the valleys of the
Yaqut and Mayo Rivers during tiie pa t
three wecKs Near cue viiluo or liio do
Jaco the hacienda of Pablo Muoiendo a
wealthy Spaniard was attacked and in the
engagement two of his sons and six Mexi
can peons were killed The handful of
Mexican soldiers in that section are unable
to accomplish anything in the way of bring
ing the Indians under subjection and thoy
have not yet had the courage to meet the
red men in bartle A force of live hundnd
troops will be immediately sent to the
scene of the depredations
Had to Ho Carried to tho Guillotine
Paris special Eugene C auipon was guil
lotined for the murder of two men who
were pursuing him as he was running away
from a wine shop which ho had just plun
dered Tho execution was one of the mo
horrible witnessed in Paris in many years
The culprit as soon as his eyes caught
sight of the guillotine as tiie procession
emerged from the prison fell to the ground
In abject terror groveled on the flag stones
begging piteously for respite He became
so absolutely limp that tiie executioners
assistants had to take him up and carry
him to the place of execution lie contin
ued to struggle and shriek while they bound
him to a plank placed his head leneath
the knife and only ceased when the head
rolled into a basket t was a lare treat to
the ribald crowd who saw it
Hold Hut Unsuccessful
San Francisco special A young man
with a small box under his arm walked
into a Kearney Street pawn shop and ap
plying the lighted end of a cigar to what
appeared to be a fuse announced that the
box contained dynamite and unless he
was given all the money in the establish
ment lie would blow it into piece- Duncan
McKee cashier drew a levolver and the
man weakened He dropped the box and
started to run but was overhauled by the
police The box was carefully opened but
was found to be empty with a piece of
common rope sticking out to imitate a fuse
The man gives his name as George Johnson
and says he was without money and desper
ate and took that means to make a raise
He came here from Los Angeles
Homes in the West
Washington special It is stated at the
General Land Office that during the last
few months theie lias been an almost un
precedented call from the Western and
Northwestern States for information as to
the location of unoccupied government land
and as to what steps were necessary to se
cure them under government laws This
fact is regarded by the officials as indicat
ive of a growing desire among the unom
ployed to secuie homes in the far West and
it is confidently expected that within the
the next few years nearly all of the desira
ble holdings in the new and terri
tories will have been tiled upon as peima
nent homes
Stabbed Ity a Waiiiac
Chicago special Charles ONeill is dying
in St Lukes Ho pital his throat having
been cut almost from car to ear by a mad
man who after as aulting OXeil drew the
knife acro s his own tin oat The tragedy
took place in a lodging liou e on State
Street Tho manac who went by the
name of Mori which is supposed to be
assumed while ONeill was was washing
at a stand stole up behind him grasped
him by tho hair and drew the knife across
his throat Morris then -lashed his own
throat Botli men will die
A Preacher Charged ivi t h Murder
Wellington Ohio special Rev John
Arnold of the United Brethren Church has
been arrested for the murder of his wife by
IJev J It Alilllgan Pastor of a Ifeinrmed
Presbyterian Church at Allegheny Pa
Kxpellod lor ExeroIlng Ills Privilege
ol Voting at a State Election
Preachers Cannot Vote
Pittsburg special Over a year ago the
Rev 1 R Milligan pastor of a Reformed
Presbyterian Church in Allegheny was ex
pelled for voting at the previous state
election When expelled lie asked for
three months salary due him which was
refused He sued for the amount 525
The trial of the case has began The de
fense tiied to non suit the case on the
ground that the Rev ML Milligan by vot
ing pot himself out of the church and was
not entitled to any back salary Judge
Collier did not see it in that light and
ordered the case to proceed
Fcai lul At orlc of the 31 alia A oar ew
New Orleans special The details of a
hortible crime supposed to be the work of
tho Maiia have l cached this city The
tragedy was a triple assassination and
took place at Convent St James Parish It
is one of the most loneiy spots in the par
ish Deputy Constable Joseph Mouten
while liding along the levee came upon a
man wounded and nearly dead The man
after a time recovered sufficiently to tell
the following story
My name is Stephen Aieta T and two
friends one named Antonio Pacli and an
other whose name I dont know met four
men at the French Market The men as far
as we know are Luiz Lugio Sabbilo Ma
re w and two others induced us to go to St
James Parish under promise of getting us
moie work We left New Orleans and took
the train checking our baggage for Con
vent Station When we got to the levee
Lugio shot me in the back and the rest of
the men stood around us As Lugio shot
me the sixtli man drew a knife and slashed
the young man near him He fled with his
assailant in pursuit He stumbled and fell
near tho cane brake and the man chasing
him cut his throat from ear to car While
this was going on Marew crept near Paoli
and shot him through tho head Lugio
thought I was dead and ran awny The
others did likewise and I crawled to the
farm house of Mr Kahu Areta will die
Kcir a Mexican Xavy
City of Mexico special The Mexican
government is beginning to realize tiie
of a navy and the present Congress
will take some impoitint steps toward se
curing the accomplishment of the new
movement The lack of a national navy in
Mexico lias been due principally to tho ab
sence of harbor facilities This important
defect is to be overcome as rapidly as pos
sible Congress has voted an appropriation
of 830G4000 to be cxiended this year on
impiovements on tiie harbor at Vera Cruz
A heavy appropriation lias also been made
for improving the harbors at M inzUlan
aud Coalcavatos The work of securing
deep water atTampico has been practically
concluded greatly to the satisfaction of
the Mexican government
Made Bogus lottery Tickets
Chicago special Detectives unearthed a
concern that for a long time lias been turn
in nut thousands of bogus tickets for tho
Louisiana Lottery and others B Stuii
ger who was found on the premises was
held to the Grand Jury in 1000 bonds
Lithographers tools and stones worth
ti000 were found and immense piles of
bogus tickets were gathered up Stanger
was the only workman in charge and who
is behind him is not known The counter
feits are perfect It is estimated that the
counterfeiters have disposed of half a mill
ion tickets at full prices
Closed Its Doors
EgNewton Kan special The Newton Na
tional Bank closed its doori posting upon
them the notice Bank closed in the
hands of the Government The officers
are in this city but will see no one The
only information secured concerning the
matter that the funds gave out and the
officers voluntarily closed the bank The
bank closed November 21 1890 in failure
involving banks at Guthrie White Water
and other places In July 1891 it reopened
under an agreement with its old depositors
A your for One Hundred Murders
St Petersburg special Midwife Ged
warska found guilty of smothering 111
babies whose bodies were found buried in
her cellar lias been sentenced to only one
years imprisonment Great indignation is
moused by the fact that the powerful in
fluence of some of her former patrons was
able to save her from the full penalty for
her crimes As she has been at such work
nearly twenty years there is but little
doubt that her victims number liundieds
To Kcdtice tho Output
Milwaukee special The Eastern millers
have agreed to tho propositions aisoussed
at a lecent meeting of Western millers in
this city Another meeting of Western
millers will be held to further consider aud
agree that all mills shut down at least four
weeks in the year to reduce the surplus and
that all mills shall have a uniform price
Were Xot Lightning Hugs
Cynthiana special Richard Sims
a horse trainer was instantly killed by
touching a telephone wire which was
crossed with an eiectiic light wire He
thought the sparks from the wire were
lightning bugs and reached out his hands
to catch them
Crazed by Uor Ilabes Death
Fargo N D special Mrs Ole R Al
bertsou of York Benton County left her
house for a short time While she was away
some paper caught fire from the stove pipe
and the room was completely filled with
smoke which suffocated her two little chil
dren The mother has become Insane
Cattle Common to prime
Hogs Shipping grades
Wheat Cash
Corn Cash
Butter Western dairy
Egg Western
Cattle Fat steers
Cattle Feeders
llCtlu i
5 27
Cattle Common to prime 200
Hogs Shippers 620
Cnm v
Oats Western 36
0 n2
t 655
ffl -180
S 340130 30
O 325
Xow York Having Trouble Collecting
From Itlch Men
New York special The joint special
committee of the General Assembly on tax
ation and retrenchment met at the Hotel
Metiojoe Tax Commissioner Thomas L
Feitner told the committee that state and
local taxes should be separate A per
plexing question was that of assessments
on estates because tho executors often
lived out of the state and could not bo
reached He also stated that the state lost
largely by not being able to assess such
properties as the Western Union Telegraph
Company Reverting to the question of
estates a member of tho committee asked
Mr Feitner what was the person il assess
ment of Jay Gould and lie replied that for
four years it had been SoOOjCCO but for
many years prior to that it was only 259
C00 and Mr Gould complained not a little
about the increase Mr Feitner said that
the difficulty in getting at the taxable
propeity of wealthy men was that they al
ways pleaded heavy indebtedness no
said that on one occasion Cliauncey M De
pew had told him that Commodore Vander
biit often carried a indebtedness of 5-0-000000
and saved from 5 to 7 per cent on
his investments by dodging taxes through
the debt
saved hx a iiak GIItL
Over Two Hundred Passengers Narrowly
Escape Instant Death
Tacoma special A brave girl with a lan
tern saved a heavily loaded Southern Pa
cific passenger train from total destruction
near Grants Pass Oregon the other even
ing Wreckers had removed the outside
rail over a high trestle and had not the en
gineer been signaled the train would have
plunged to the bottom of the rocky gulch
forty live feet below The train reached
Grants Pass at 7 oclock In the evening
It pulled out on time but when about half
way to Glendale it stopped suddenly As
the train approached the trestle the engi
neer noticed a signal to stop by some one
swinging a lantern He reversed the air
brakes as quickly as possible bringing the
engine to a stand still just in front of the
trestle A young girl name unknown told
the engineer that some one had removed a
guard rail from tho trestle and that if tho
train had gone a few hundred feet further
it would have landed on the rocks in the
bottom of the canyon He made a hasty
examination finding her story only too
true Tho train consisted of twelve cars
made up of the usual complement of bag
gage and passenger coaches and contained
50 souls all told men women and chil
dren The girl in company with another
girl and an escort was raturtiins from L
social gathering when she discovered the
removal of the rail
Had Method in His Mailuoss
ClintonUo r Toojii Levi II irtiey a
veteran of tin war of the rebellion and ic
eenliy an inmate of the Soldiers Home
made a desperate and piobably successful
attempt to assassinate Postmaster J Kei
ser here About noon Mr Keiser stood at
the general delivery window his back to
the opening trying to decipher a signa
ture Hartley walked to withm six feet of
him and fired three shots in rapid succe
sion T 11 Bates a bystander sprang for
ward and wrested the pistol from Hartley
hand Two of the shots took effect one
three inches below the right shoulder the
other two inches lower Hartley calmly
remarked -I did it I had to do it lie
was placed in jail Some years ago Hart
ley was declared to be of un ound mine
and was sent to the Soldiers Dur
ing his absence his wife secured a divorce
and married Keiser whose attentions tc
her had caused much scandal Hartley re
turned home a short time ago and has re
peatedly made threat against the post
master The doctors are of the opinion
that Keiser cannot live
Chinese and tho Jeary Law
San Francisco special Information was
received frcm tho Federal authorities that
word was sent by the Chinese Six Compan
ies that there would be no futther resist
ance to the Geary Registration Law At
tho Chinese Consulate however Secretary
Tang Gang denied that opposition to the
Geary Act would be withdrawn By the
last mail from China he said the Consul
ate had received the official icply from the
Chinese Government to the monster peti
tion sent by the Chinese of this country to
the Emperor asking assistance The reply
says the Emperor pledges his word to make
overtures to the United States Government
with the view of opening negotiations thit
will lead to a reasonable modification nf
tho law affecting Chinese subjects as it
stands to day The Chinese here were as
sured that there will be no delay about
measures being taken by the Emperor to
secure speedy relief and the Six Companies
have in nowise counseled to abandon the
opposition heretofore maintained against
the law
Meteor l rom Mexico
City of Mexico special The large t and
most remarkable aerolite ever seen in
Mexico has been brought to this city rrom
Jiminez in the state of Chihuahua The
stone or metal weighs 40000 pounds and
is owned by Miruel Andiscc The aerolite
fell about four months ago about forty
miles from Jiminez It struck a cliff in its
descent and in its comse down the moun
tainside plowed a deep furrow in the earth
and rock revealing a rich vein of silver at
one point of its wake The claim w is Im
mediately taken up by a practical mining
man and is being worked with great profit
The cost of trau portiug the aerolite to
this city was 900 It has awakened great
interest in the scientific circles throughout
the Republic
Fought -with a Desperado
Flagstaff Arizona special At Snow
flake in Apache County forty miles south
of Holbrook Charles Flake and James
Flake attempted to arrest Tom Taylor
Taylor killed Charles Flake and wounded
James who in turn killed Taylor The
Flakes are merchants and leading members
of that section Taylor was a desperado
and recently robbed a bank at San Marcial
and was wanted at other places for crimes
eriou Pun
Brigeport Conn special Miss Minnie
FricKmann saw an advertisement lor a
wife in a New York newspaper six months
ago and answered is -just for cfun Her
correspondent proved to be Daniel H
Landou a prosperous young Michigan
farmer The correspondence was kept up
and photographs were exchanged and
young Langdou came on here and the pair
were married
After Twenty fiva Years
Chicago special George Moore arrested
at Los Angeles Cal is wanted at Jollet
III for tho murder of Wright Garlick
committed over twenty five years ago
Hoarding House Hums with Throe
St Paul special Mrs Facims boarding
house at Union Park a suburb burned
and Mrs Facims and her two children were
burned to death
ows or Everyday Xife or a Groat tato
withered and Condensed in a Xutshell
appenings lor the Past Week Mom
All Over tho Statu
Concerning Ireo Silver
About seventy five delegates were In
attendance at the State Grange which
was held at Kearney The fclloviiip is
the personnel of its officers O E Hail
lawnee City Worthy Master John 11
Cantlin Webster treerctary S R
Spiker Spiker Treasurer A P Jobe
Tekamah Assistant Steward L R
Fletcher JJiair and II lague of
Craige Executive Committee The
meeting was held in tiie City 31 all
which was appropriately decorated by
the citizens for the occasion Among
the decorations is the lirst plow turned
out by the Kearney Plow Factory
seeds fruits aud flowers arranged in
the room
The Secretary reports the momber
ship of the State to be 5000 confined
principally to the Eastern and South
eastern part of the State Resolutions
demanding the enactment of a law for
tho free coinage of silver was intro
duced and its features were discussed
The majority of the delegates favored
the re olution Tho ownership of land
by aliens was another matter that de
manded attention The freight rate
problem was also discussed in all its
phases and it was the sentiment of all
delegates that rates should be reduced
Figures Showing Experience ol Sugar
Jlect Kaisers During the
The result of beet raising as far as
the beet raiser is concerned has been a
bone of contention The following
figures will explain themselves being
the returns for the yuar on beets raised
by farmersdoing this business at Grand
Fred Itaby
Casper Meier
Henry Schimmer
Christian Niebnreer
Tonii H tJteinlioak
Henry Obermeler
Dick Hennecke
Pa 1 Traucn
arl Daluns
Michael Kroger
Mrs Dncnnermunn
Carl Diechmann
b Gurbers
i n Sondermeier
Henry Lelienthil
Gustav fiabv
1154 1541
ips 3il3i
i is vj a
3 looiia a
i39313 1
298 99
21 Olio
2l7a 80
lll 7117
5s i
lf9 07
101 97
15u OS
iOl 5U
loi n
90 57
L41 27
4S 02
5081179 5 221 3J 73 80
j9179 14- 80 71 90 j
141 J OH I
70 8 7o i
CO in CU 09 f
Two A en
at Crawtoril Quarrel
7i I
5 5 53
54 til
5i 02
il iu
9i KI 40 If
These are the figures of some of the
most prosperous beet raisers in the vi
cinity of irand Island this year
Others could be mentioned who received
all the way from S4t4i to SIO per acre
Thus Mr Gustavo Cochlcr of Irand Is
land raised thirty live acres and re
ceived an average of 37 S2 per acre
These figures are not pretended to be a
clear profit per acre but include the
cost of labor On the average this will
not at the highestestimate be over 20
which would in Mr Radys case be a
net profit per acre of 53 SO A number
of the above contractors havo already
signified their intention to double their
acreage next year
Over a
Game of Card-
Ed Moore of Crawford attended an
entertainment at Fort Robinson re
turning to Crawford some time during
ing near stepped up to Moore and per-
suaded him to go to a room near by In
a short time Talton followed him and
the quarrel was renewed
Talton struck Moore over the head
with a whisky bottle then Moore com
menced shooting The first three shots
missed the victim but the fourth took
eireet the ball entering the left side
and coming out near the right nipple
As Moore commenced shooting TaJton
started out of the saloon and was just
going around the corner of Meyers sa
loon when shot While shooting Moore
siid When a man does me dirt he
must die and it might as well be done
now as any time
A physician was summoned and in a
short time had the ictim resting easy
Moore tried to escape but was cap
lured by Marshal Morrison He was
placed in jail At first he wa very
cool but when he learned the true con
Jition of Taiton he broke down and
cried like a baby Moore and Talton
ire termed bad men and have a record
They were soldiers in I Troop Ninth
Javalry a few years ago and while
stationed at Fort McKinney became
involved iu a quarrel with a cowboy
over a game of cards The cowboy died
with his boots on At Fort Riley Moore
TaJton and a soldier named lackson
rvere mixed up in a killing but no con-
ictions were made I
There was some talk of hitching but
here i no danger apprehended for the
A A arriage Iottponeil
Di Eiic Mi mc an oculist at Omaha
is in trouble through his peculiar taste
in mixing love and finance tt the mani
fest discomfiture of both Cupid and
Mercury not to mention the intended
bride and her rather irate father
Dr Munk who had been but a short
time in Omaha had engaged to marry
the daughter of a wealthy Swedish
farmer who lives near Oakland In
order that the coming of the bride
groom might be properly arranged Dr
Munk borrowed 1500 from his father-in-law-elect
the money being deposited
in an Omaha bank with the under
standing that it was not available as a
part 01 luunus assets tin tne mar-
nage had been celebrated Eut this
and when- the farmer pressed for mar
riage or settlement theoyo doctor in
duced a young friond to give him anoto
for 51050 which was deposited to off
set the hole iMunk had made iu tho
original fund
hut the eyes of tho Oaklaud farmer
by this time were in sufficiently good
repair to enable him to seo that the
do tor was not doing what was right
and lie swore out a warrant for flunks
an est on a charge of obtaining money
under false pretenses Detectivps
Haze and Savage arrested tho doctor
just as he was boarding an eastbomid
I orgeil His I at - ami
C J Cahlsteix son of ACariste n
a farmer entered the First National
Bank at Oakland and asked the
C K Cull if he could get a loan
stating that lie would give a lot of good
notes for collateral Mr Cull looking
over the notes noticed that they v re
negotiable notes amounting to a little
over 2200 and were signed by A Carl
stein his father The cashier knowing
that the young man had always biMn
straightforward aud honest allowed
him t1300 on tho notes Shortly ifter
he had left the bank the cashier again
examined the notes and having A v arl
steins signature compared the signa
ture on the notes with the original and
discovered at once that the whole lot
was forged To make certain he sent
a messenger to Caristein who returned
stating that the father did not sign the
notes A warrant was issued at once
and the forger was arrested at Craig
where he intended to take tho train
The prisoner was taken to Tekamah
Crazed by Adversity
Aitr daylight John Fischer living
seven miles Southeast of Indianola
hanged himself in his granary lie had
eaten his breakfast and bis wife asked
him if he was going to town He re
plied Yes as soon as 1 havo fed tho
colts He was looking for a handker
chief at the time and as soon as he trot
it started for the granary as his v ife
supposed to get feed for the colts He
did not return in an hour and his wife
started to the stables to find him on
opening the granary door she found
him hanging within with the handker
chief around his neck and a small rope
fastened to it His little boy about
twelve yeass old got a knife and cut
him down but he was dead having ap
parently slowly strangled to death He
was somewhat in debt and his crops
not being large he was afraid that his
property wouid be sold
Nebraskas lrlson ICeport
Waisdes Mailons biennial report to
the Governor shows that there are at
the present time in the Nebraska peni
tentiary 1G convicts During the past
n fr i year 107 were received and 171
5J 55 j charged on good time six remanded for
Is 25 a aew tna twenty tlii ee discharged on
4rf 02 1 commutation eight pardoned one died
one discharged on habeas corpus and
one killed while attempting to escape
The report shows a net surplus of J0
2S3 iu the amount appropriated by the
Legislature two years ago Tho follow
ing appropriations are asked of the
coming Legislature For maintenance
of convicts during the year
April 1 lb93 40 cents per diem for
350 convicts 51100 for year begin
ning April 1 1SJ 40 cents per diem for
360 convicts 554F0 for photographing
convicts 100 for delivering prisoners
400 total 1073S0
Iijtircil by Exploding Gas
Hapuv Wilson- who was to have
given a stereoptican entertainment afc
Doniphan for the benefit of the Congre
gational Church met with a very dis
tressing accident While at home gen
erating gas for the occasion the ma
chine exploded with fearful results
Mr Wilson may live though horribly
j mangled One hand is almost cut off
j and his face is badly torn from the
t mouth to the ears and his upper teeth
knocked out The whole interior of
me nigni ite commenced urimcing the building was blown out by the ex
upon his return and became very aous j pi0sIon the report of which was heard
ive About 5 0 clock in the morning he aij over town
snot x nomas xaiton and the victim is
in a very critical condition with little I
hope of recovery Moore and Talton j
are old chums and have enjoyed many I
a spree in the past They were room- j
mates at the time of the shooting
Moore run a tub game in Meyers j
loon and Talton is a common gambler 1
The row started over some chins while j
playing a game of stud poker Moore
was abusive and slapped Talton in the
face after a few remarks Moore pulled
Or lnlcreHt to Nlriski Pearler
Four nirarods of Edgar have gone
Arkansas on a bear hunt
Many hogs are reported dying of the
cholera in the neighborhood of Mer
Superiors starch factory s now in
process of construction but it will not
be completed until spring
Ceorge Godfrey a Dode County
his gun and struck Talton over the farmer raised 30000 bushels of corn
head with it cutting a Ions gash over i tin year frora 400 acres t is worth
the left eye Tom Hill who was stand-
Two Gibbon citizens who took coal
from a passing train were arrested and
fined Several others who vere en
gaged in the operation escaped
Chancellor Creighton and the trus
tees of the Wesleyan I tiiversity will
visit McCook to investigate that citys
proposition in the seminary matte-
J M McKissick a Boone County
farmer received a premium of 55 for
owing the largest acreage of wi iter
wheat in that county Ho pui in a lit
tie ovar eighty four acres
Daniel Ellison a well known Hitch
cock County farmer wsi found dead in
his house by a party of hunters who
had stopped there to get a drink It is
believed he was kicked by a horse and
died before he could summon assistance
Fred Xovotny a School District
Treasurer in Hayfs County has been
bound ovar to the District tourt on the
charge of embezzling 171 He claims
tiie cash was burned when his house
met destruction and thinks the district
should stand the loss
A 10-year-old Schuyler school boy
named John Irwin found tha bank de
posit book of a little girl and tried to
draw 5 by presenting it at the bank
The cashier told the lad he would have
to have an order from his mother He
left the bank and soon returned with
an order properly signed for 478
wnicn amount wa given him It was
some days before trace of the cul
jprit could be found but Cashier Folda
I got his eye on him at lat and he will
probably be sent to the Reform School
Says the Weeping Water rriHlUnn
F F Rexford sold Too bushels of sor
tiiium seed gathered from Lis crop of
urty acres of cane lie recehed 35
cents per bushel on track The seed
will very nearly pay for pluming and
cultivating the crop At his Maple
Grove Sorghum Works this year Mr
Rexford made 0000 gallons of the fin
est grade molasses The works were
in operation twenty eight days The
proprietor is well pleased with his ven
ture and hopes next year with the as
sistance of the farmers in the country
who may grow a crop of cane to be
able to run double the number of days
and twice as many hours each day
tnus quaarnpnng the output without a
didnt deterpiunt He used the mouey corresponding increase in expenses