Valentine Democrat. (Valentine, Neb.) 1900-1930, December 29, 1910, Image 4
* * VALENTINE DEMOCRA1 I. M. RICE - Editor and Propr Mark Zarr , Foreman. A Weekly Newspaper published every Tliiin day at Valentine , Nebras. Subscription - § 1.50 Per Year Local Notices , ocper line per issui Entered at the I'o.stolllee at Valentine , Neb. for transmission through the malls , as secom class matter. > Thursday.December 29 , 1910. The fratertial orders are a na tional blessing. They promote thirft , economy , sobriety without freezing the soul into selfishnes : as is apt to bet he case in the usua struggle for wealth or high socia position. They bring men intr closer social relations , 'and cherisl those feelings that thrive and pu forth blossoms in each other' * welfare. They teach us the re ligion that breaks bread to thi hungry , gives a cup of water tr the thirsty , watches at the bed o : the sick , visits the fatherless anc widows duties thatare sadly neg lected , and for a long time wen supposed to be confined to the church. Troy Chief. . . . " TREASURERS' ASSOCIATION Initial Meeting to Be Held in Lincolr Jan. 18. Lincoln , ) ec. 28.-r-Tlie formation o a Nebraska county treasurers' associa tion will bethe _ purpose of a meetiuj of county treasurers to be Iicld in Lin coin-Jan. 18 arfd 19. Seventy-live o : more treasurers and deputies are es pected to attend the initial session o the association. Letters from over th < str.te indicate that the money care takers are much interested in tii < move. Included in the list of question : which the treasurers are to discuss an several matters der-Mng with propose : changes in the stsvutes governing ta < conduct of their oflices. A move to ra peal the law prohibiting the contim ; ance in office of one treasurer fo ; longer than four consecutive year : may be considered. In several coun ties it is said that good treasurer ; are about to be throv/a out of office on account of the inflsxible cliaracts : of this requirement. Another question in which t"ie treas urers are much interested is that o salaries. Higher wage provisions ma : be urged upon the legislators as a ra suit of the gathering of' officeholders MAN KILLED IN GRAND ISLANE Peter Peterson Run Down by Psssen ger Train at Walnut Street. Grand Island , Neb. , .Bee. 27. Pete : Peterson , night watchman fcr th < TJnion Pacific at the Walnut stree crossing , was run down and instantl : killed by the engine of a passenge train -as it was cut loose from tin train and was backing down anothc : track. The new engine for the trai : * was at the same time backing dowi in the- direction of the crossing t < couple up , and it is supposed that Pe terson became confused and stepno- in front of the first engine , one pai ; of the trucks of the tender runiiuij over him. GOTCH WISHES TO COME BAG ! Farmer Burns Will Back Him Againc : the World. Omaha , Dec. 28. Farmer.J3urns oi Omaha will back Frank A. Gotch foi $20,000 against any man in the world George Hackenschmidt preferred , win ner to take all of the wrestlers' shan of the gate money or purse. Burns makes this challenge on the authority of Frank Gotch , champion of the world , from whom he has receivec word that he will re-enter the arena if Burns arranged a. match for him. Adair's Sentence Commuted. Lincoln , Dec. 28. Governor Shallen berger has committed the three years sentence of Lowell L. Adair of South Omaha to two years. Adair was con victed of burglary. He is a one-armed man , but served a previous sentence Kis wife is in poor health and is struggling to support herself and three small children. The governoi commuted the sentence of Regnai Aabel of Harlan county from two years * to one year. " "jCabel took goods from his employer while he was managing a store. Governor's Reception. Lincoln , Dec. 28. Major E. H "Phelps , who is to be adjutant general of the Nebraska national guard , has charge of the inaugural program. He has not completed the program , but is ready to announce that the recep tlon for the incoming state officers and the farewell reception for the out going officials will be held at the state house on the evening of Jan. 5. Music and refreshments arc on the program , / Governor Pled Aldrich has not ap pointed a military staff. Advertise in THE DENOCBAT Report ef Union SteelYards Yards Company. THREE MILiOfi SHEEP SOLO. Largest Range Sheep Market in the World Seventy Per Cent of Hogs and Almost Half of Cattle Received Are From Feed Lots of Nebraska. Omaha , Dec. 26. That Nebraska has sold 67,000 more cattle on the South Omaha market during J91C than during 1009 and that 70 per cent of the hogs sold 'in South Omaha dur ing the year just closing are from the feed lots of Nebraska , will be shown by the annual report of ths Union Stock Yards company when it is pub' lished , Jan. 1. This means Nebraska produced ] ,494,000 of the 2,135COC hogs sold in South Omaha and almost half of the 3,124,024-cattle received on the South Omaha market. Receipts at South Omaha represent shipments from twenty states in the west , and that the market in Nebraska is growing is shown by the fact that large increases in the number of - animals imals shipped to South Omaha ar < ? shown from territory strongly com petitive. Fronu Iowa , the Nebraska market drew 35,000 more hogs'than in 1909 ; 10,000 more cattle and 30.00C more sheep.- Western ranges are filling with sheep rapidly and the increased flocks have boosted live stock receipts , the number of sheep reaching a tremendous deus figure , making SouthsOmaha the second largest sheep market and the largest range sheep market in the world. Practically three million sheep were sold in South Omaha during 1910 ! Another interesting part of the re port will * be the , showing that there will be more fed stuff on the market the coming year than for many years. During' 1910 , 450,000 cattle and 1,700- 000 sheep and lambs were sold ia South Omaha for country feeding. The total receipts at South Omaha for 1910 , as compared to last year , fol lows : 1910. 1909. Cattle . . .1,231,041 1,124,618 Hogs . . . < , . . " 1,894,687 2,135,493 Sheep 2,995,013 2,167,014 Horses 29,879 31,711 PEEPING TGiVI PUNISHED * Kicked Out by Osmond Young Men After Apology Is Forced. Osmcnd , Neb. , Dec. 27. Social fes tivities in Osmond the last week have been troubled by the activities of a "Jack the Peepe/ , " who would inter rupt the gayeties of the occasion. Dur ing a social entertainment at the Neal home in this place , he was seen peer ing into the windows. Watching for an-opportunity to catch him in the act , four young men hid in the shade of a nearby building. The peeper took to his heels , but the young men were too swift for him and after a chase of five blocks they 'captured him. He was taken back to the house , where he was forced to apologize , after which he was bodily"kicked from the door. / WOMEN CONVICTS FIX DOLLS Lincoln Charitable Organization. Aided - by Female Prisoners. Lincoln , Dec. 26. Charitable or ganizations , of Lincoln provided for the -vants of the poor in af bountiful way. way.One of the interesting incidents of the holiday season was the voluntary action of women convicts at the state penitentiary , located near the city , of proffering their services in dressing dolls sent to them by one of the or ganizations.- Numbers of the playthings for indigent digent- girls were sent undraped to the prison and the female prisoners for a weeir have been providing them with dainty gowns and modish bonnets , re turning them for distribution. Patrick Cooney..Pleads Not Guilty. Kearne3 % Neb. , Dec. 27. Patrick Ed ward Cooney , charged with the killing of Elmer Mercer , a Kinkahl home steader , in Kearney last week , pleaded hot guilty to the complaint of man slaughter filed against him by the county attorney. He was bound over to the district court in the sum of $5,000 , and found bondsmen at once , several men of influence in Kearney and his relatives , who are wealthy , going his bail. Grain Rate Hearing in Omaha. ' Omaha , Dec. 2.6. A" conference , which will give the Omaha , grain men a chance to protest to the interstate commerce commission against the dis crimination that is practiced in favor of Minneapolis by railroads running from South Dakota towns , will be held in the Commercial club , Dec. 27 , and B. E. Clark of the interstate commerce commission will be present to repre sent that body. . , . Fcr Pay of Teachers. Lincoln , Dec. 26. State Superin- . .cnrlent Bishop announced the semi annual state , school apportionment. A fetal of $261,512 95 is apportioned be tween the various counties of the state , the funds to be used in paying ( teachers' " salaries. " The money is ap portioned on a basis of school popula tion. There is .a total of 372,833 per sons of sch'ooV age ill the state. The rate per nerson is a fraction " over ? 0 ' ARCH HOXSEY. One of Most Daring Air Men In the Country. , © 1910. by American Press Association. BOMB OUTRAGE EN TENEMEN1 All Windows in Structure Broken and Stairway in Lower Hall Torn Out. New York , Dec. 28. Two hundred occupants of a tenement in the Italian quarter in East Fourteenth street found their escape to the street cut off when a "Black Hand" bomb ex ploded in the lower hallway , tore out the first floor stairway and broke every window in the structure. The excited tenants who were . pitched from their beds by the shock , which rocked the building , rushed for the exits and when they found their way blocked , scrambled to the fire escapes and 'the roof.Salvatore Cotolanio , a lace manufacturer on the ground floor , told the police tlmtjhe had received recently a letter demanding $1,000 un der penalty of death or destruction of his property. MOUNT ETNA SHOWS ACTIVITY Villagers Are Alarmed and Keep Close Watch on Volcano. ' Catania , Sicily , Dec : 28. Mount Etna is showing considerable activity. There have been no earth tremors , however , but redhot material has been erupted , making a striking con tract with the snow-capped volcano. The villagers living near the crater , remembering former experiences , are keeping a close watch on the volcano in fear of being overwhelmed. THREE KILLED. IN WRECK "Red Hummer" on Alton Line Runs Into Freight Near Farber , Mo. Kansas City , Dec. 28. Train No. 9 , known as the "Red Hummer , " on the Chicago and Alton railroad , which left Chicago for Kansas City , ran into a freight train near Farber , Mo. Three trainmen were killed. The dead : B. Davis , passenger en gineer ; M. Jl Crab tree , passenger fire man ; H. M. Flora , freight brakeman. None of the passenger was injured. t i * THE MARKETS - Chicago , Dec. 27. Predictions of rain or snow where most needed in the winter wheat belt made the mar ket here heavy today. There was also a big increase of the visible supply. Late sales were % @ \ * > c to : > 4c under the previous close. Corn finished a shade to } c down , oats unchanged to J/tC decline and provisions the same as Saturday night to 20c below. Close : Wheat Des. , 91c ; May , 95c. Corn Dec. , 46c ; May , 47c. Oats Dec. , 31c ; May , , 34@344c. Pork /an. , $19.70 ; May , $1S.92 > 4 Lard Jan. , $10.70 ; May , $10.35. Chicago Cash Prices No. 2 hard wheat , 911X @ 94c ; No. 2 corn , 4G ! @ 47c ; No. 2 oats , SlViC. Chicago Live Stock. Chicago , Dec. 27. Cattle Receipts , 3,500 ; shade higher ; beeves , $4.65@ 7.30 ; western steers , $4.00 @ 5.90 ; stockers and feeders , ' $3.40(0)5.80 ( ) ; cows and heifers , $firstname.lastname@example.org ; calves , $email@example.com. Hogs Receipts , 15,000 ; 5c higher ; light , $7.GO@S.OO ; mixed , $7.fi5S:8.00 ( : ; heavy , $7.GO@8.00 ; rough , $7.6C@7.75 ; pjgs , $firstname.lastname@example.org ; bulk , $email@example.com. Sheepr-Receipts , 10,000 ; 5@10c higher- natives , $2.GO@4.35 ; westerns , $2.75 < g.4.30 ? ; yearlings , $4.75 @ 5.SO ; lambs , $firstname.lastname@example.org. South Omaha Livestock. South Omaha , Dec. 7Apattle Re ceipts , 2,800 ; strong ; beef steers , $410 @ 6.10 ; cows and heifers , $ S O@500 ; stockers and .feeders , $4.i\5.GO ; bulls , $ < J.email@example.com ; ca es , $4.00 8.00. Ttogs Receipts , 3,100 ; 5c higher ; heavy h S moved around $7.60@7\70 , with citxed around $7.75 ; smooth lights and butcher weights brouglA the high prices , several loads topping ] at $7.90 : Slieep-r-Receipts , 2,500 ; 10g ) } 5c higher ; , lambs , $ p.25@.G.Oq. ; wetJi- era , ' | 8iBS@4.25twbB,1 / r4S4.WjS Reaches Hslghlefl 1,474 , Fee in - Airsiiip , _ IN 49-MILE BALE , Wind Wrecks Latham's Machine anc Keeps Other Aviators From Flyinc at Los Angeles Meet Crowd Make : Hero of Hoxsey. Los Angeles , Dec. 28. Seventy-five thousand people saw Arch Hoxsey o.1 the Wright team of aviators break the world's record lor altitude here. He soared more than two miles up intc the sky , his barograph registering 11,474 feet , cr almost a thousand feel above the altitude of 10,499 feet re cently attained by Legagneux at Pau : France. This is the second time the existing world's altitude record has been brok en in Los Angeles , the first time being last Januar , when Louis Paullian rose a little over 4,000 feet. Hoxsey accomplished his feat in a forty-mile gale that wrecked Hubert Latham's Antionette monoplane and kept more cautious aviators on the ground. Koxsey sailed into the sky at 10 o'clock. At 2:45 , his barograph showed the greatest height while he soared over Venice , a seashore resort more than twenty miles from the aviation field. Coming down , he made a series of thrilling spiral glides while thou sands of feet in the air. Before he came lightly to earth , the crowd was on its feet cheering. He was lifted from his biplane b'y fellow aviators , who paraded up and down before- the grandstand bearing the intrepid flier upon their shoulders. LOM8 TERMS FOH KIDNAPERS Italian Man and Womsn Given Twen ty-Five to Forty-Nine Years. New York , Dec. 28. A biovto the kidnaping bands who have been work ing in this and other cities was ad ministered by Judge Fawcett in the county court in Brooklyn when , after unmercifully scoring Maria "Rappa and Stariilao Patteuz as a menace to the community and "deserving of the death penalty , the court gave them an in determinate term of from twenty-five ' ; o forty-nine years in state's prison. They were convicted recently of hav ing abducted and held in captivity Giuseppe Longon , eight years old , and Michael Rizzo , seven years old. They are children of well to do Brooklyn Italians. The Longo ' boy's parents received a letter demanding $15,000 for the return of their child. .ILLEGAL VOTERS SENTENCED Wagonloads of Men Plead Guilty to Participation in Election Frauds. West Union , O. , Dec. 28. Wagon- loads of men indicted for alleged par ticipation in the wholesale election frauds of this county continued to ar rive in the court house. They went before Judge Blair to plead guilty , re ceived suspended sentences and were disfranchised for five years and paid fines of from $5 to $25 and costs. The grand jury returned 124 indict- me its. The total is now 752. About 220 have pleaded guilty and only two not guilty. One of these , Thomas Poe , a young farmer , declares he did not sell his vote. The other is John Sofer , a negro , eighty-five years old and a former slave. six MILES ON ENGINE PILOT Ohio Farmer Only Slightly Injured in Accident Which Killed His Wife. L monye , O. , Dec. 28. Thrown on the pilot , of the engine when the southbound fastHocking _ Valley pas senger train struck , and demolished the buggy and instantly killed his wife , who was riding with him , John Bartelsheitz , a wealthy farmer , was- carried to Pemberville , six miles dis tant , where he alighted dazed from the shock and exposure to the cold , but otherwise uninjured. When he alighted from the engine he still held part of the broken lines In one hand , together with the laprobe. FOUR TRAINMEN ARE KILLED Ccilision Near Parkersburg , Due to Mistake rn Reading Orders. . Parkersburg , W. Va. , Dec. 28. Four trainmen were kille'd and three others injured , one of them probably fatally , 5n a collision of two freight trains on the Ohio river division of the Balti more and Ohio railroad at Mercer's Bottom , W. Va. It is said the crew of one of the trains made a mistake in reading its orders. The dead : R. H. Kantz , William Stefiey , engineer ; T. J. Moffatt , brake man ; B. P. Bradham , fireman. Strike Likely on Italian Railways. Rome , Dec. 28. More than SC.Ono railway employees in Italy have just completed the taking of a referendum to determine what attitude they should assume in order to bring about an amelioration of their condition. By R , great majority the men declared in favor of a strike. The railroads all announce special reducp-d rates to-Denver and return for the National Western Stock Sbow , which is held during the week of. uary 1G-2L i REDUCTION In all Winter Goods such as Clothing 1V 1 - * Cloaks Underwear Duck Coats Outing Flannels / We offer you these goods at bar gain prices to cleanup our stock before inventory. Be sure to call at Co. Cigars1 and * Soft Drinks 1 JOHN G. STETTER - PROP. Good' Meals $1.00 Per Day ON HOTEL Valentine , Nebr. Warm Beds Clean Rooms MING \ The Show That's Different s - * * America's Clever Magician - and Company 7 3 - * . . an embryotic endeavor , bolstered up wtih tiresomely - somely repeated ideas , resurrected from an out classed past , but positively only new and original offerings in the most sensational and bewildering TRICKS and ILLUSIONS. * ' * / ) uigey ! Opera House , Thursday Jan. 5. Prices 25-35-5Oc. .1 A DENVER HO'RSE SHOVPROBLEM. . thy Does the Little Man Always Exhibit a Big Horse and 'trie"'Big . Man \Shpw a Pony ?