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.The Valentine Democrs
Valentine , Neb.
1. M. Rice. Publish *
HTJNGEJft DRIVEN OF
JIG CAIGOES or FOOD PIIED i :
Jltit- Charity Isn't Overdone llomelc
People Must He Assisted Indefinite'
A Busy Day in the Ruins Worl
men Begin Clearing Away Debris.
Had it not been for the sight of it.
rude altars set up in the open ai
wherever San Francisco's homele :
thousands Avere camped , one AVOU !
have some difficulty in finding an
of the peaceful associations of the Sal
bath in that city Sunday. EA'erj
where throughout the burned as AVC
as the remaining- section of the cit
there Avas the greatest activity. Streei
Avere being cleared of debris , laborei
Avere repairing broken water pipe ;
seAvers and gas main ; electricians Aver
everywhere seeking to untangle th
almost hopeless confusion of Avires ; i
Tact , San Francisco Avas in the fin
stages of its regeneration.
There Avere no hungry people ther
Sunday night ; the gaunt specter ha
Tjeen banished by the generous re
spouse of the nation to the appeal
'that went out for assistance. Food b
the carload and by the boatload pour
ed into Oakland Saturday night an
Sunday in sufficient quantities to over
whelm the committee Avhich has 3
charge its distribution. So great wa
the volume of foodstuffs brought int
the general depot at Oakland Moletha
'the general committee Sunday mad
an appeal for skilled labor in th
handling- these supplies.
Grocers , butchers and commissioi
men haA'e been requested to secur
men who are familiar in the handlin :
of foodstuffs in order that the distri
bution at the stores of stations estab
lished might go on without confusion
The homeless people are no longe
obliged to subsist on bread and ca'n
.ned stuff entirely , as they had beei
during the preA'ious days of their try
ing experience , but Avere Sunday giv
en hot coffee , canned meats and eAei
cakes and oranges.
Oranges haA'e come in plentiful sup
ply from southern California , and th <
sight of California's famous produc
Avas everywhere hailed Avith Avords o :
It must not be understood by th <
charitable people of the country tha ;
there is a surfeit of food for the suf
ferers. While the supply is abundani
at this writing it is Avell for the public
to remember that the homeless thou
sands must be fed and cared for bj
the organized relief committees for ar
indefinite period. It is desired , there
fore , the contributions be continued
everyAvhere until the people who have
been rendered helpless can care for
LODGINGS IN THE CHURCHES.
.Refugees Sleep in Sanctuaries of
Oakland , Cal. , is caring for 75,000
people rendered homeless by the San
Francisco disaster , and is prepared to
care for twice as many. The height
of the influx has been reached and the
number of the refugees is slightly de
creasing. Although they are still com
ing in in large numbers , still more are
leaving on trains for other points. The
requests for transportation are being
investigated as closely as possible and
all the dcserA'ing are being sent aAA'ay.
"Women and children and married men
who wish to join their families in dif
ferent parts of the state are given
"WILD WEST" ' SHOWMEN SHOT.
One Killed mid Another Fatally
Wounded at Richmond , Mo.
"Skip" Wilson , one of the proprie
tors of a "Wild West" SIOAA % is dead
at Richmond , Mo. , and his partner ,
"William DuA'all , is fatally injured as
the result of a battle Avith officers on
the public square at a late hour there
Saturday night. The fight AA-as betAveen
four officers on one side and a band of
coAA-boys. led by Wilson and Duvall ,
on the other. None of the officers Avas
The fight was the result of an at
tempt to arrest Wilson for an offense
it is said he committed Avhen his show
appeared there last fall.
Destroyed by Fire.
Fire SAvept the tOAA'n of Mariquina in
Hizal province , P. I. Many thousands
homeless and starving and dAvellings
are ruined. The government is rush
ing assistance to the sufferers. Fire
also destroyed Pasii , near the
Sioux City Live Stock Market.
Saturday's quotations on the Sioux
City liA'e stock market folloAv : Butch
er steers , $4.40S ( > 4.60. Top hogs.
Italian TOAVII Evacuated.
A Florence dispatch says : The
whole of the population of Poggibonsi
Saturday night camped out. The
toAA'n has been evacuated. The sick are
housed in railway carriages at the sta
tion. There Avere seven more slight
shocks of earthquake Sunday.
Tonialcs in Ruins.
A San Fafael , Cal. , special says that
the town -Tomales is a pile of ruins.
Two children \vere killed.
NEW PERIL IN WIND.
Gale Sends Flames Toward. Wat
It Avas reported at Oakland at 11 :
p. m. that the fire in the neighborhoi
of the merry building at San Franci
co had been checked.
Plunged into absolute darkne ;
Friday night at 10 o'clock San Fra
cico had not seen the conclusion
the devastating Avork of the confiagr
The fire that started at Neb hill ai
worked its Avay to the north bea <
section , SAveeping fhat section clean
buildings , AA-as later A'eered around 1
a fierce Avind and made its Avay soutl
erly to the immense sea Avail shed ai
The flames Avere heading direct
for the immense ferry building , tl
terminal point of all central , oA'erlar
and local trains of the Southern P ;
The darkness and the wind , whic
at times amounted to a gale , add (
fresh terrors to the situation. Tl
authorities considered conditions j
grave that it Avas decided to SAvear ;
immediately 10,000 special policeme
armed Avitli rifles furnished by tr
federal gOA'ernment. In addition 1
this force companies of nation !
guards arrived from many interk
It Avas reported Friday night th ;
thirty-five men had been shot and kil
ed while trying to Avork their way inl
the ruins of the subtreasury on Con
TAA'O Chinese Avere shot and killeen
on Market Street for refusing to obe
orders of the soldiery.
Six hundred laborers from tli
ocean shore arriA-ed Friday night t
look after the city's seAvers to prever
an epidemic , and the United Raihva\
Company commenced its efforts t
clean up some of the streets.
Late Friday afternoon the polic
broke open every saloon and corne
grocery in the saved districts an
poured all malt and spiritous liquor
into the gutters.
The problem noAA- confronting th
city gOA'ernment and federal author !
ties is IIOAV to feed the multitude c
destitute. Supplies are coming in b
the trainload , but the system of dis
tribution is not in complete workin
Scores of bodies are being- found i
the collapsed buildings.
THE IOWA SCALE IS SIGNED.
Miners and Operators of the Stat
Reach an Agreement.
The scale committee for the IOAVJ
operators and miners Friday in De
Moines signed a scale on the 190 ;
It Avas ratified by a joint conventioi
The international executiA'e boar <
of United Mine Workers of ! Americ ;
Friday in Indianapolis rejected thj
proposition of the operators of Avest
ern Pennsylvania , Indiana , Ohio anc
Illinois , Avho are opposing the pay
ment of the 1903 Avage scale to th <
2oal miners and Avho , through J. M
Winder , their chairman , offered tc
submit the difference to arbitration.
HURT WHILE SEEKING AVORK.
Fliirly 3Ieii Arc Injured on Dulutl
At Duluth thirty laborers were in
ured , several seriously , by the giA'ing
vay of a trestle that connects ore
locks No. 1 and No. 2 of the Duluth ,
tfesabe and Northern RaiUvay. The
iccident happened Friday when aboul
LOO men , applicants for positions on
he docks , AA-ere croAVding to get to the
oreman , who AA-as doing the hiring.
: n the rush a portion of the rail on
he trestle ave AA'ay , thirty of the men
icing precipitated to the ground be-
OAAa distance of about forty feet.
TO AID SUFFERING.
'he Cabinet Takes Action at a Mcet-
At a cabinet meeting in Washington
n Friday it Avas decided that Secre-
ary Metcalf should proceed at once
3 San Francisco as the representative
f the national gOA'ernment.
Metcalf left Friday afternoon and
. Avill be his effort to consult with
ie governor of California and the
lunicipal authorities of San Francis-
o and to advise the national admin-
stration Avhat , if anything may be
one to alleviate the distress there.
Important Grain Ruling.
The appellate court at Chicago
hursday decided the purchase of op-
onal contracts by one member of the
sard of trade from another is illegal ,
he effect of the decision is to do away
ith "bids and offers. "
Millionaire Ends Life.
William Beckers , a millionaire of
ilAA'aukee , Wis. , Committed suicide
Mobile , Ala. , Friday.
10,000 Messages Filed.
Secretary Taft at Washington says
1,000 messages haA'e been filed in San
rancisco to eastern people.
Discoverer-of Radium Killed.
At Paris Prof. Curie , discoverer of
dium , AA-as run over and killed by a
Conflagration in Luzon.
Fire has SAvept the toAvn of Mari
na , in Rizi , province of Luzon. Many
ousands of persons are homeless and
irvlng. TAVO thousand dAvellings are
ruins. The gOA'ernment is rushing
sistance to the sufferers.
Kansas City Generous.
The business men of Kansas City ,
) . , subscribed $10,000 for the San
ancisco sufferers , and an effort AArill
made to increase the amount to
VAST HEAP OF ASHES.
Little Left for Flames in S :
An Oakland , Cal. , special , dat >
midnight Thursday , says : At tl
hour the fire in San Francisco do
not appear to have diminished. Tl
entire sky is illuminated by the gla
of the unchecked conflagration. The
is no Avind and only the faintest su
picion of a breeze but it is said th
there is a stiff breeze bloAving ov
San Francisco. A gigantic column
smoke hangs over desolated San Frai
Cisco , the apex forming fantast
shapes thousands of feet in the a
sloAvly drifting aAvay to the nort !
A San Francisco dispatch says : Sz
Franpisco is the city desolate ,
seemed that the acme , of its misei
Avas reached at dusk Thursday , AVK
the flames burst from all sides of tl
beautiful Hotel Fairmount.
Surrounding that lofty pinnacle <
flames far as the eyes could see to tl
south , to the east and far out to tl
Avest lay in cruel fantastic heai
charred and smouldering all that r <
mains of the prosperous city.
This Avas another day of an uneA'
struggle of man against unconquei
Thursday there was a hope that tl
worst had been nearly reached an
that the end Avould soon come , bi
the hope AA-as faint , indeed. If tli
flames can be barred in their deA'asti
tion of the Washington addition the
"finis" Avill be Avritten to the gret
But San Francisco is not discoui
aged. Its best people haA'e alread
begun to plan for the relief of th
destitute. Arrangements were mad
for the immediate relief of the need :
The baking of 50,000 loaA'es of brea
daily has begun. ' Free transportatio
is provided by the Southern Pacifi
for destitute persons Avishing to get t
the interior points.
MYSTEKY IN SUICIDE.
Gco. E. Charles.Supposed to 3fail fror
Ida Grove , la. . Kills Himself.
A Sioux Falls , S. D. . special says
Coroner L. D. Miller has returne <
from Hartford , near Sioux Falls
where he Avas called to take charge o
the body of Geo. E. Charles.'Avho com
mitted suicide by firing a bullet fron
a , 3S-caliber revolver into his head.
Charles apparently Avas about 2i
years of age. He A\-as from Ida Grove
[ a. , and friends and relatives then
liaA'e been advised of his tragic end
He first attempted to have his lifi
crushed out by a train in the Hartfon
ards , but lost his nerA'e and steppe <
from the track Avhen an approaching
Lrain Avas only a feAV feet from him
Then he returned to a Hartford hotel
ivhere he some hours later fired th <
aullet into his brain. As he had th (
mm of $143 in cash , and appeared tf
ae in good health , the reason for talc
ng his own life is shrouded in mys-
MORE SHOCKS ARE FELT.
disturbances Recorded on Instrument *
A Washington , D. C. , dispatch an-
lounces that the Aveather bureau
rhursday issued a bulletin saying tAA'c
mall earthquake shocks AA'ere record-
id by the seismograph at the bureau
here at S:4C o'clock Thursday inorn-
ng , and 2:03 o'clock Thursday morn-
ng. The first shock was decidedly
tronger than the last , although both
fere very slight compared to the orig *
TO CARRY SUPPLIES FREE.
ro Charge for Food and Clothing Sent
to Stricken People.
That relief supplies for San Francis-
o Avill be , carried gratuitously by A'ari-
us transportation companies Avas in-
icatecl when the export shipping
ompany announced through its pres-
lent , F. G. Bailey , of Chicago , that it
ould agree to take supplies to the
nffering municipality free of cost. Mr.
alley said that clothing and food sup-
lies Avould be transported as fast as
Teachers' Plans Unchanged.
A Winona , Minn. , dispatch says :
2cretary IrAvin Shepard , of the Na-
onal Educational Association , Avho
sceiitly returned from San Francisco ,
ates that , notAvithstanding IICAA'S of
ie terrible destruction by earthquake ,
3 change is contemplated in the
ans for holding the next convention
: the National Educational Associa-
on in that city in July.
To Express Supplies Free.
The Wells-Fargo Company an-
mnced at NeAV York Thursday that
ey Avill transport free of charge sup-
ies for the sufferers of the San Fran-
VESTERN LEAGUE BASE BALL.
hcdule of Exhibition Games to Be
Played During April.
During the month of April the
aux City Packers will play exhibi-
n games as follows :
At Sioux City
aterloo April 24-25-26'
iluth April 27-28-29
The Duluth team holds the cham-
mship of the Northern League.
Daring Lincoln Robbery.
At Lincoln , Neb. , daring burglars
ednesday night looted the jeAvelry
ire of Charles Fleming and secured
000 ! n diamonds. The thieA'es broke '
t the skylight and slid into the
ilding by a rope.
Navy Yard Escapes.
According to a Washington , D. C. ,
scial , a telegram Thursday from the
nmandant of the Mare Island navy
d reports $1.000 Avill cover the
-nage done there.
STATE OF NEBRASE
NEWS OF THE WEEK ITT A CO
Fireman Day , of Clmtfron , Is Scalil
to Death Caught Between Boil
Head and Tender of the Engine
\Vreck on Northwestern.
A Long Pine special says. Pinion
between the boiler head and tenth
Avith scalding water pouring from
broken water gauge upon his face ai
over his shoulders and breathing fie
flames issuing- from an open fire be
Fireman L. . E. Day , of Chadron , Su
day night died a horrible death <
Northwestern freight train No. 1
two miles west of Merrlman. He w
in the act of shoveling coal into tl
fire box when the engine stmck a si
foot washout and came to a sudd <
stop , causing the fireman to be caugi
between the cab and tender ai
breaking off the water gauge , besid
the coal from the tender poured dev
upon and covered the lower part of h
body. In this helpless position he ei
deavored to speak to his engineer , b ;
failing , waved a farewell with his 01
free arm and succumbed.
O. P. Masters , the engineer , wl
had a miraculous escape from deal
also , was unable to render ary assis
ance to his suffering mate , as he. to
was cramped into his cab corner ui
able to squirm out. He was dazed t
a hard knock he had received on tl
Nine freight cars were piled on to
of one another and smashed almost 1
kindling wood. No other members (
the train crew were seriously injure !
and the road was soon opened ft
through passenger trains , which m <
at the wreck and transferred.
MAN 31YSTERIOUSLY KOIT.
Either Falls. Jumps or is Throw
from a Second Story Window.
Horace Whitmore , the head of a
insurance company at Lincoln , whic
he is now organizing , Thursday nigl
was the hero of a most mysterious ac
cident which may result in him bein
a cripple for life. He was picked u
in the alley back of a rooming hous
at Tenth and P Streets suffering fror
injuries received from having jumpe
or being thrown from the second stor
"Whitmore had engaged a room a
the place early in the evening. Mr ;
Spencer , who was in charge , escorte
him to the room , and upon leaving i
ran into her husband , who started
quarrel over the presence of Whit
more in the house. Spencer the :
broke into the room and asserts h
found it empty. Whitmore said h
became sca-ed when Spencer kicke ,
in the door and jumped out of th
window. One knee was disjointed , on
ankle broken , his eyes were blacken
ed and swollen shut , and his nose wa
broken in the fall.
GIiAXDISKS IX NEBRASKA.
Horse at Magnet Known to lie Infect
ed Was Shot.
A horse belonging to Mr. Ilessey , o
Magnet , the implement man , was fount
Lo be afflict'ed with glanders and wa ;
promptly shot by Dr. Severn , of Kan
'lolph. It is rumored that there maj
be other cases and they will be deal ;
ivith in the same manner.
At Bloomfield glanders has beer
round among the horses on the Tndiar
-eservation and the Indians keep their
n hiding to prevent the state veteri-
larian or his deputies from shooting
.hem. In this way the disease is gain-
ng a foothold in that section.
Painter Commits 'Suicide.
The body of Charles Tl. Ivory , n
minter and paper hanger living at
Council Bluffs , was found at an early
lour Monday morning in the north
; nd of Rohrer Park by a teamster.
DAVO bullet wounds were found in the
eft side of the body and a 32-caliber
evolver was held in the right hand ,
he officers think clearly indicating
Soldier Has Smallpox.
Private Hill , of Company I. Twenty-
ifth infantry , a prisoner in the guard
louse at Fort Niobrara. was taken to
he hospital on Thursday morning suf-
ering from smallpox. He had ' been
n the guard house for only one day ,
o it has been necessary to quarantine
Jompany I and a guard has been
laced over the barracks.
Trainmaster Tloach Dead.
Franch Roach , trainmaster of the
'Ikhorn division of the Fremont , Elk-
orn and Missouri Valley branch of
iie Northwestern , is dead at Fremont
f pneumonia. The deceased was
rominent in railroad circles in Io\va
Daring : Lincoln "Robbery.
Daring burglars Thursday night
> oted the jewelry store of Charles
leming at Lincoln and secured $1,000
i diamonds. The thieves broke out
ie skylight and slid into the build-
ig by a rope.
Hartingtoii is Prosperous.
The records of the Hartington post-
nee show that the receipts for the
jar ending March 31 were $5,537.61 , j
an increase of about $600 over the
Devious year. The receipts are three
mes as much as a dozen years ago.
Photograph Gallery Burns.
Fire at Beatrice Thursday rnorn-
g destroyed the Begole & Vanarsdale
lotograph gallery and for a time
reatened the dry goods store of
For Lack of Coal.
At Chadron the Chicago and North-
jstern has taken off all gravel and
her extra freight trains , only the
gular trains moving , and they are
loaded they can hardly move , cause ,
; k of coal.
Cedar County"s Population.
The Cedar County commissioners
ve instructed the county assessor to
Ice a census of Cedar County while
ting the assessment of the county ,
ere has been no census in Nebraska
ice the national census of 1900.
LIGHTING PLANT PAYS.
cs Lighting City Turns Cash In
A Hastings special says : The m
nicipal electric lighting plant , whit
was installed early in 1901 , has bc >
successful beyond expectations. Tl
report of the city clerk shows th
its receipts during its live years
operation , up to April 1 , were ov
$13,000 more than its disbursemeni
Not only has the plant more thr
paid its current expenses , but it h ;
also given the city street lightl :
which woull have cost many thousam
The plant supplies 76 street a
lamps. For this service the city fo
merly paid a private enterprise (
per lamp per month , or $7,269 a yea
The total cost of installation with a
permanent improvements up to Api
1 was $70,901.
Since the gambling institutions an
other disreputable resorts were bar
ished the police business of the cil
has diminished several hundred p <
cent. In 1901 approximately $3,50
was collected in police court fines an
costs. Since that year the revenue
of the police court have steadily de
creased , being only $495.70 yast yea
GUILTY OF MURDER.
Yediet of , Tury in the Case of Job
Walker at Pendcr.
The jury in the case of John Walk
er. charged ith the murder of Natha
lyons , on Dec. 11 , 1905 , came to a
agreement Saturday at Pender. afte
being out about four hours , flndin
John Walker guilty of murder in th
second degree. The trial lasted fou
Walker and Lyons are both Omah ;
Indians and the killing took place a
Henry Woods' house near the agenc ;
about 4. p. m. The evidence showei
that Walker killed Lyons with a sticl
of stove Avoid in the door yard am
then leaded the body into a wagoi
and hauled it away. He told the fam
ily that if any of them told of th <
crime he would treat them in the sam
Walkerisan ex-convict , having serv
ed one year in the penitentiary semi
INDIAN'S BODY FOUND.
Yoir.ss Man AVas Drowned in Rive
Four Months Ago.
A Pender special says : The body o
Byron Preston , a young Indian. wh <
lost his life in the Missouri Rivei
about four months ago , was found b ]
Paul Thomas , an Indian , while fishing
The body was near the Omaha agency
The coroner of Thurston County , Hen
ry Rockenbaugh , has been notified ol
the discoveiy. The body was not mov
ed until he had made an examination
Thomas will get the reward of $100 of
fered for the body by the father ol
The young buck was drowned whilt
crossing the river on the ice in com
pany with a party of Indians who had
been visiting a bootlegger's camn
icros3 the river.
reriliet of Not Guilty in Case of Al
leged Holdup Man.
After having been out for seventeen
lours the jury at Omaha , in tht casa
igainst Joe Warren , one of the 'four
Tien charged with the killing of Sa-
oonkeeper Lausten on the night.of
Fan. 20 in a holdup , Sunday returned
i verdict of not guilty. Warren ia
icltl for further trial for complicity
n the burglary of a South Omaha
Of the other j-oung bandits charged
vith the Lausten murder. Jay O'Hearn
las been sentenced to hang. Leo An-
rus has begun a life sentence in the
> enitentiary and Ray Nelson , who
urned state's evidence , has not yet
Iavin - Workers Strike.
Twenty-five shovelers employed on
he Fiftli Street paving job at Fre-
nont struck Monday morning for 20
ents an hour. They had been getting
7Vi cents. Foreman Jones refused
heir demands and wired Contractor
lichael Ford at Cedar Rapids for or-
ers. The reply Avas not to pay over
7 % cents. They refused to "go to
; ork and the foreman succeeded in
etting four men to take their places ,
nd soon expects to have a full force
t work. The strikers made no dis-
jrbance and assert they Avill Avin out ,
hich is not very probable.
A Big Job.
At Ilumboldt the big- steel railroaa
ridge over the Long branch Avas
loved to its new concrete foundation ,
ie structure being- raised and placed
pen rollers on regular railroad steel
nd by means of Avindlasses pulled to
s new location , the A\-ork being ac-
jmplished Avithout delaying traffic ,
'though ' the structure weighs nearly
Stranger Found Dying.
William Searson. residing east o.
Ida , found a man along the right of
ay of the Union Pacific railroad four
iles east of Alda , evidently hurt from
lling off a train. The man Avas tak-
i in the buggy with Mr. Searson , but
jfore he could find out his identity
hoAv he Avas hurt , the man had ex
Hastings Preparing for Druggists.
Druggists are preparing for the en-
rtainment of the 300 or more drug-
sts A\-ho AA-ill come to that city to at-
nd the annual convention of the Ne-
aska Druggists' Association on June
6 and 7.
Held for Illegal Voting.
Walter Ashby , Avho Avas arrested for
ting illegally at the spring election
Tekamah , has been bound OA-er to
e district court under $ SOO bonds.
PriA-ate Rogers Sentenced.
Private Edward Rogers. Troop A.
nth caA-alry , stationed at Fort Nio-
a.ra , Avho was tried by the general
urtmartial , has been sentenced to
: hteen months in the Leavemvorth
nitentSary and dismissed from the
Farmer Drops Dead.
Stick Anderson , a farmer Jiving
ith of Oakland , dropped dead in his
d lot Saturday evening , AA'here he
s found later by his son. Death
s due to heart disease.
Brlckx from San(7.
A correspondent of Cardiff , Walesj ,
reports tlmt great sand dunes extend-
for miles along the north coast of the-
British Channel. These , in addition to-
being utterly worthless for all pur
poses , are also a menace to the narrow *
strip of lowlands between thjin and
the hills. A company of business men-
have determined to put the sand to
some use , and if their works prove-
profitable an industry \vill be built up
on the dunes. The plan is to manu
facture bricks from sand. The experi
ment has proved a success on thu conti
nent where the bricks are produced im
several colors and take a ghmsatis -
factorily. Some experts cLntn that
these bricks made of sand a : l ihiio-
will be the building brick of th future-
In Wales and the United Kingdom.
CAN'T STRAIGHTEN UP.
Kidney Trouble Cause * "Weak Kurlc *
and Multitude of Paln.t uuO.
Col. R. S. Harrison , Deputy Marshal ,
710 Common St. Lake Charles. La. ,
says : "A kick from a horse first weak
ened my bark and
affected my kid
neys. I became very-
bad , and had to go-
about on crutches.
The doctors to hi me-
I had a cas > or
but I could not be
lieve them , anil"
finally began using :
Doan's Kidney. IMlls-
for my kidneys.
First the kidney secretions came moro
Ireely , then the pain left my back. I
went and got another box. and that
completed a cure. I have been \vell for-
tAvo years. "
Sold by all dealers. SO cents a box
Fostor-Milburu Co. , Buffalo , N. 1' .
Kridpre to Span Koyal ttorjje.
The highest bridge in the world Avilt
be built across the top of the famous *
lioyal ( Jorge , near Canon City , I'ol. It
Avill be i-VSOO feet above the hanginsr
bridge of the Denver & Ilio ( Jrando
Railroad so high in the air that the-
roaring of the Arkansas Riv * > r below
will not be heard. The structure will
be erected in connection with an interurban -
urban system of electric railways in ?
Fremont Comity from Canon City to *
Florance and the top of Royal Gorge-
Work was begun this week and it is ex
pected that the line to the top of the-
Royal Gorge Avill be in operation some
time this summer.
RUNNING SORES ON LDIES.
Little Girl's Obstinate Case of Eczema'
Mother Says : "Cuticura Rem
edies a Household Standby. "
"Last year , after having my little-
girl treated by a very prominent physi
cian for an obstinate case of eczema , t
resorted to the Cuticura Remedies , antf
was so Avell pleased with the almost
Instantaneous relief afforded that AVQ-
discarded the physician's prescription.
and relied entirely on the Cuticnm
Soap , Cuticura Ointment , and Cuticura.
Pills. When we commenced with the-
Cuticura Remedies her feet and limbs-
were covered with running sores. In-
about six weeks we had her complete
ly well , and there has been no recur
rence of the trouble. We find that the-
Cuticura Remedies are a valuable-
bousehold standby , living as AVC do-
twelve miles from a doctor , and Avherer
It costs from twenty to twenty-five-
dollars to come up on the mountain.
Mrs. Lizzie Vincent Thomas. Fair-
Mount , Waldeu's Ridge , Teuu. , Oct. 13r
Taking Xo Chance * .
The visitor had asked permission to in-
pect the extensive works.
"Certainly , " said the superintendent ,
'You Avon't rnind bfing searched b forcy
ou begin , I presume ? It's merely a 'or-
"What do you want to se.irch HIP for ? *
Do you think I liaA'e bombs concealed1
ibout me ? "
"Worse than that. You might hnA-p a.
tote hook and pencil , you know.- < -Chi-
. O. O. F. and Rcbeknh Assembly , Hot
Springs , S. D.
For the aboA-e occasion the C. & N.
V. Avill run special train to leave
iioux City May 14 at 7:30 p. m. . ar-
iA'ing Hot Springs next morning at
0:15. $12.00 for the round trip. Ex-
eedingly IOAA * rates AA'ill be made from'
lot Springs to Rapid City , DeadAxoocF
For further information apply tc
ity ticket office , corner Fourth and
rebraska , or new passenger station.
Full to Iluiiiiliifjr Over.
The little girl was sitting in a Sun-
lay school class one Sunday , and , ,
rowing very thirsty , asked her teach-
r for a drink of water. The teacher
rought her the glass of AA'ater and the *
ittle girl , in her eagerness to drink , ,
pilled some of the Avater down the-
rent of her clean dress. Handing the-
alf-filled glass back to her teacher she-
"I must be so full now I'm running :
ver " Judge.
sk Your Dealer for Allen's Foot-Easer
powder to shake Into your shoes. It rests
ie feet. Cure < Corns. Bunions , Swollen ,
are. Hot , Callous , Aching , Sweating feet
id Ingrowing Nails. Allen's Foot-Ease
akes new or tight shoes easy. Sold by all
ruffglsts and Shoe. Stores , 25c. Sample-
ailed FREE. Address Allen S. Olmsted ,
e Roy , N. Y.
Mr. Cra-wford' * Endeavor.
"W. B. Yeats , the English poet , got
I a good thing when he Avas at the-
ranklin Inn for lunch the other day , " "
Jd the Literary Man. "Of course he' *
1 for art for art's sake , but he told
' . a woman Avho once said to Marions
rawford , the novelist :
" 'Have you ever Avritten anything"
at will live after you have gone ? '
" 'Madam , ' CraAvford replied , 'what
am trying to do is to write some-
Ing that AA'ill enable me to live while
ain here. " " Philadelphia Press.
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