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GRILLS TAFT ,
Says He's ' "Made Out of Put
ty By Roosevelt. "
SHE'S ' GOING TO FIGHT HIM.
The Kansas Fanatic Called at the Taft
Home In Cincinnati and Called the' '
Republican Presidential Nominee a I
Coward. < ' , / , ]
Cincinnati , Sept. S -irrlu Nation1
of Kansas arrived hmft -iv seeking
Judge Taft and deelat o < ju to bo j
"mado out of pulty by\ < 'isevoH. " j
She designated Taft IIH\ ' & ward , " >
declaring that ho ( lecllnciV'ft-A'ycnss ,
( luestlons asked him and > J % > ox- '
ciiHCil himself. & /J |
Carrie emerged from the Tafi man- j
ulon with snapping eyes.
She demanded of Judge Taft
whether ho believed In the restraint
of the canteen. Tuft explained that
ho must refuse to discuss the matter ,
as ho was handling national questions.
Then ho smiled courteously.
Carrie replied : "Well , so am I. I've
come to toll you I'm strongly and dis
tinctly nntl-Taft. I believe you are a
representative of the liquor Interests
und I'm going to do all I can against
you in the Republican party. "
A caller terminated the Interview.
WINDSOR DEATHUST IS TWELVE ,
Man Who Threw Lighted Match Into
, Powder Succumbs.
Sednlla , Mo. , Sept. 17. Five addi
tional deaths , as a result of the ex
plosion of black powder at Windsor ,
Mo. , occurred at the hospitals In Se-
d'ulla. This brings the total dead up
to twelve. Among those who died
was Conductor A. F. Horschborgor ,
who , according to testimony brought
out at the coroner's inquest , threw
the match whlcii caused the explo
sion. Ten other injured are reported
as showing improvement , and M but
one or two will recover ? Those who
died are : A. F. Horschboreer , Sedalla ;
Jbn Walker , negro hotel porter ; Ira
JMsJjono , miner ; J : Q Hall dayman ,
fledalla ; Ernest fgo , baggageman ?
* * * ' _ ? . "
Onvjha Bank to Build Skyscraper.
Omaha , Sopt. 17. M. C. Steele ,
who Is one of the organizing commit
tee of the new Central State bank , an
nounced that the Institution would be
ready to begin business within a very
short time , and that a twolve-storj
skyscraper would be built at once , In
which the bank will be located. The
bank will have as its stockholders Ne
braska people almost entirely.
y , . - , ,
To Finish Omaha Auditorium.
Omaha , Neb. , Sept. 17. Contracts
have been let for the flnibhing woi 1.
on the Omaha Auditorium. The build
Ing has been In a semi-completed state
since Its erection , and enoiigh bondh
have now been sold to finish it up and
make It one of the handsomest audi
torium buildings in the country. The
work will be completed in sixty days
Newby Disbarment Case Dismissed.
Lincoln , Sept. 17. Disbarment pro
ceedings instituted in the supreme
court against William L. Newby of Saline -
line county have been dismissed. The
.court was not satisfied with the evi-
idouce either of Newby's innocence or
.guilt , but as the presumption of inno
cence applies in disbarment cases , the
proceeding was dismissed.
Farmer Fatally Beaten at Picnic.
Lincoln , Sept. 17. A report from
the town of Eagle , eighteen miles east
ot Lincoln , says that at a picnic , In
which a number of celebrators became
intoxicated , Charles Burns , a farmer ,
was assaulted and so badly beaten
lhat he died. His assailants were not
arrested and it is claimed they are
Franklin Waterworks Tested.
Franklin , Neb. , Sept. 17. The new
waterworks system has been tested
end turned over to the city. The test
was made from engines and fire plugs ,
and water was forced sixty feet in
the air. The plant Is the air pressure
system and Is considered second to
Army to Hunt for Aged Woman.
Omaha , Sept. 17. Bent on finding
some trace of Mrs. Mary Ann Me
Gulro , the aged woman who disap
peared so m > tsterously ! a week ago
last Sunuay , an army of 500 men will
scour the cornfields and ravines west
of Benson next Sunday.
Likes Wisconsin Plan.
Lincoln , Sept. 17. Chairman Win-
nett of the state railway commission
has , returned trom a trip to Chicago
and'Madison , Wls. He came back very
much impressed with the Wisconsin
way of conducting the railway com
Carpenter Killed by Fall.
Grand Island , Neb. , Sept. 17. W ,
W. Sheror , a carpenter , aged sixty
eight , was killed by falling from tin
eecond floor of a residence In course
of construction. Ills home is in Kcar
Favor Postal Savings Banks.
Chattanooga , Tenn. , Sept. 17. li
the postmasters' convention , resolu
tlons were adopted urging congress t (
.Adopt the postal savings bank bill.
Report ol Bureau or Labor.
WiiRtiliiKtun , Sept 17. The average
wages per hour In the principal manu
farturlng and mechanical Industries of
the country wore 3.7 higher In l'J07
than In IDOli , while retail prices of !
food were 4.2 per cent higher , accord-i
Ing to the report of thu buieau of la
bor , i
Conference of Nebraska Methodists.
Auburn , Nob. , Sept. 17 The No-j
braska conference of the Methodist
church has begun , with 2uO ministers
In attendance fiom all parts of the
state lllshop Mclntyre Is presiding
Aside from i online work there will
be an evening program each night.
ZIEBACH AND WAGER
Judge Garland Names Them he
As Federal Commissioners.
Sioux Falls , S. D. , Sept. 17. Special ,
to The News : Judge Garland , of the
United States court , has made the fol
lowing appointments of United States
commissioners at points In the state :
F. M. Xlolmch , at Lamro , Trlpp
county ; Geo. W. Clarke , at Stonevllle ;
Anson Wagar , formerly commissioner
at Gregory , transferred to Dallas ; Guy
Kenaston , at Hl.xby , Dutto county ,
vice William Miles , resigned ; John H.
McCord , at Pierre.
All of thq appointments nro made
for the full term of four years.
BRYAN'S ' PHYSICIAN
ADVISES M TO REST ,
But His Managers Insist That
He Keep On Talking ,
Now York , Sopt. 17. Bryan's phy
sician advised rest for the Democrat
presidential nominee Upon his arrival
hero today , but his managers Insisted
that he continue upon the stump. Mr.
Bryan may be sent to the Pacific
He continued to Wilmington , Dela. ,
today to speak there and Sunday will
bo a guest at lunch of Judge Parker In
his homo at Esopus. Sunday night
he will confer with David Jayne Hill
at Wolfort's Roost.
TRYING TO GET JURY
IN SPRINGFIELD CASE ,
Almost All Talesman Prejudiced
Against Negro ,
Springfield , 111. , Sept. 17. Abe Ray-
mor was placed on trial today , charg
ed with the murder of William Dun-
negan , a negro lynched on the second
night of the riots.
The regular panel of jurymen was
soon exhausted. Ono man who was
accepted , was later excused. All tales
men were asked regarding prejudice
against negroes and with few excep
tions they declared they would give a
white man the benefit of their pre
A special venire will be summoned
tomorrow. In the meantime court ad
EMPLOYES mm HILL AT 70 ,
Banqueted by Men Who Worked for
Great Northern Since 1880.
St. Paul , Sept. 17. Surrounded by
seventy of his faithful workmen , some
of whom hold but nominal positions !
in the great railroad system of which
he is the head , and all of whom have
been lu the employ of the same since
1880 or before , James J. Hill , chairman
of the board of directors of the Great
Northern railway , was the guest ol
honor at a banquet given in honor of
his seventieth birthday. The banquet
was held at the Lafayette club house.
Lake Miunetonka. The party lett St
Paul In a single coach , hitched behind
the "William Crooks , " the first engine
used on the system , and which was
brought to St. Paul iu 1802. The en
gine was run by Al H. Smith , who has
boon employed by the real since 18GS
The banquet tables were arranged
in the form of a horseshoe and were
j profusely decorated , a miniature loco
mothe standing on tracks of white
roses being the principal decoration
Mrs. Hill was the only woman pros
ont. Among those present were engl
neers , blacksmiths , machinists , boiler
makers , and in fact representatives
from almost every department and
from all points on the system.
Kills Sweetheart and Self.
Fairbury , Neb. , Sept. 17. James
Greenwall , a well-to-do young bust
ness man of the village of Helvoy , ir
this county , shot and instantly klllet
Hilda Simonson , daughter of a farm
er. The young womau was employee
in the village. Greenwall , after kill
ing the girl , shot himself , dying soot
aftar The two had boon regarded a :
sweethearts , but recently , it Is said
the girl refused to have anything lur
ther to do with him.
That Form of Campaign Officially
EAGER TO START ON HIS TOUR ,
Judge Taft Abandons His Pilgrimage
of the Fifteenth Ohio District , Be
cause the Railroads Refused to
Cincinnati , Sept. 17. The Taft front
porch campaign was olllclally aban
doned today. Judge Taft Is eager to
start on his tour. Ills pilgrimage of
the Fifteenth Ohio district was today
abandoned because the railroads ic
fused to grant excursion rates for the
people- who might come to the speak
Cincinnati , Sept. 17. Judge William
II. Tail will make thtee campaign
tours. His tlrsl will begin heie Sept
23 and end Oct. 7 at Galesburg , 111.
This tilp \\111 ti , him through Wlb
cousin , Minnesota , Noith und Soiitn
Dakota , Iowa , Nebiaska , Colorado ,
Kansas and Missouri. He will make
one or mote speeches In each of ihese
states , and 1111 In with numerous short
adduj'ios Mom the rear platlorm ol
his special Main. He will speak In
Omaha on the evening of Sept. 30
and In Lincoln Oct. 1. '
The second trip will take him Wa
Kentucky , Tennessee and possibly
The last trip will be In the east.
New York city will be visited , and
speeches will bo made In Maryland ,
Pennsylvania , West Virginia and
Ohio , which will bring the candidate
back to his native city for the election.
After the conference Chairman
Hitchcock expressed himself generally
on the manner of the campaign which ,
has been decided upon , making it
plain that beginning wltj Mj ? .Is * ? j
Oct.oJ.ier. the ' 'racket and red'fire"
fealur'uS Will bo fast enough and
strenuous enough to silen e all crit
Sun/Ivor of Indian Massacre Dead.
Thief River Falls , Minn. , Sept. 17.
Mrs. August Yanke , a pioneer resident
of this city , died at the hone of Ivqr
daughter , She with her family -were
early arrivals In the Birch Coulee
country. Her family was nearly exter
minated' in the Indian massacre at
that point. She was left for dead by
the Indians , with the marks of seven
teen kulfe and bullet wounds on her
body , and after remaining out for two
days unconscious , was found by a
soldier and carried to Port Ridgley ,
where sha finally recovered.
' ' ' - ' ' " ' " ' " "kVr *
Hear Hlsgen and Hearst.
Louisville , Sept. 17. The Kentucky
campaign of the Independence party
was opened at Phoenix Hill park by
Thomas L. Hlsgon , the candidate for
president , and William Randolph
Hearst. It was the first public ap
pearance in Louisville of either of
the speakers , but each was given a
cordial welcome by the crowd of 1,500
Commander Flees From Troops' .
VJtnna , Sept. 17 A dispatch re
ceived hero from Agram , Crotia , reports -
ports the arrival there of Suleyman
Pasha , the Turkish commander In
Novlpazar , who fled from his own
troops at Plevlle after they had threat
ened to kill him.
Lightning Strikes Oil Tank.
Houston , Tex. , Sept. 17. At Sour
Lake lightning struck the five-acre
earthen tank belonging to the Texas
Oil company , The tank contained
about 40,000 barrels of oil. The loss
Twenty Injured In Texas Wreck.
Austin , Tex. , Sopt. 17. A Missouri ,
Kansas and Texas passenger train
was derailed two miles north of San
Marcos , the engine and tender jump
ing and dragging with it two Pullman
cars , two chair cars , a mall car and
a combination car. Twenty persons
Killed ay Fall ; Two Arrested.
Sheboygan , Wls. , Sopt. 17. Anton
Krajuc was killed , supposedly by beIng
Ing pubhed off the porch at his board
ing house while asleep. Two fellow
Lithuanians are under arrest.
Chicago's Population Is 1,924,000. ,
Chicago , Sept. 17. Chicago's popu
lation was placed at 1,924,000 by the
offlcloJ school census.
YESTERDAY'S ' BASEBALL RESULTS
At New York : R.H.E
St. Louis..0 0000101 0 2 S 2
New York. .00003102 * 0 9 1
At Brooklyn : R.HE
Cincinnati . .00000000 0 01 7
Uiooklyn . . .10020000 * 3 3 0
At Hoston : R.H.E.
Chicago 00001000 4 5 5 1
Boston 00000000 0 0 5 3
At Philadelphia First game : R H E
Pittsburg . . .11000000 0 2 C 3
Phil'phla . . .01022000 * 5 9 3
Sfrond game : R.H.E
Pittsburg . .00010000 1 2 10 0
Phil'phla . .00000000 0 0 4 3
American League ,
At St Louis- R.HE
Detroit . . .102000001 4 12 3
St Louis. . .00000100 0 1 7 2
At Chicago. RH.H
Chicago . . . .10000000 0 1 3 3
Cleveland . .20020000 3 7 9 1
FOREST FIRES STILL BURN.
But No Towna Are Reported to Be In
Calumet , Mich. , Sept. 17. Forest
and brush llres In the upper peninsula
have been gaining during the past two
da > 8 , though no towns are reported in
danger. The residents of several
towns , however , are busy protecting
BETS HUGHES ,
$50,000 , to $60,000 , Offered
On His Election ,
New York , Sept. 17. An offer made
InVnll street today of $ : > ( > .non to $ ( ! 0- ,
000 on the lei'left'on ' of Hughes , was
not accept' d
BRYAN AND TAFT MAY
MEET ON PLATFORM
notation To Bryan to Meet
Taft At Galesburg.
Galesburg , 111. , Sept. 17. An olllcial
Invitation was today extended to Mr.
Hryan to appear on the same platform
with Judge Taft October 7 at the
celebration of the Lincoln-Douglas de
Mayor Shumway was assured that
Mr. Bryan would come if ho would bo
able to get back to Chicago In time to
attend the Commerce Association ban
quet on the same night.
\The \ invitation was extended
through Chairman Mack.
BRYAN MAKES HIT
IN g YORK ,
Journey Through Empire State
a Triumphant .One ,
MAKES SEVENTEEN SPEECHES ,
Judge Parker Pledges Fealty to Na
tional Ticket Chanler Nominated
to Oppose Governor1 Hughes John
A. Dix for Second Place.
Rochester , N. Y. , Sept. 17. As the
culminating icatiuo of the Democratic
state convention , theie was a notable
demonstiauou here last night in honor
of the paityb national standard bear
er , William J , Bryan , who addiessed a
mass meeting in Convention hall and
several over/low / meetings.
Judge Alton B. Paiiter , the presi
dential candidate of lour years ago ,
took advantage of the occasion to
pledge his earnest tealty to the na
tional ticket. As Mr. Bryan and Judge
Parker stood side by side betore the
great assemblage , which choked the
hall .to all its capacity , the cheering
swelled up lu a deafening roar. Mr.
Bryan acknowledged Judge Parker's
pledge of his own support and the sup
port of the united Democracy of the
Empire state In words as gracious as
the pledge had been extended.
Mr. Bryan axpressed his gratitude
for the nomination of Lewis Stuyve-
sant Chanler as head of the state
ticket and paid a personal tribute to
On the stage with Mr. Bryan and
Judge Parker were the state leaders ,
William J. Connors of Buffalo , Leader
Charles F. Murphy of Tammany Hall
and National Chairman Nornan E.
The downtown streets were thronged
all evening long and the progress of
the candidate from place to place was
made dlfllcult by the crowds which
pressed about him.
Mr. Bryan's journey through the
Empire state was a triumphant one.
Everywhere along the lines of the
West Shore and New York Central
railroads immense crowds turned out
and greeted him with cheers , hand
clapping and the waving of flags and
banners. At each place a speech was
insisted upon and when he had gotten
through tor the day he had spoken
seventeen times. He never lost an
opportunity to flay President Roosevelt -
volt and Mr. Taft.
Mr. Taft ho characterized as Presi
dent Roosevelt's "appointee , " and ho
declared that Mr , Roosevelt's Indorse
ment of Mr. Taft "was the Indorse
ment of a bankrupt agaln&t whom one
could not collect. "
Utlca , the homo town of James S.
Sherman , the Republican nominee for
vice president , vied with the other
places In the greeting to the Demo
Following Is the ticket nominated
by the Democratic state convention :
G-overnor , Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler
of Dutchess ; lieutenant governor ,
John A. Dlx of Washington ; secretary
of state , John S , Wlmlen of Monroe ,
comptroller , Martin G. Glynn of Al
bany ; state treasurer , Julius Hauser
CHICAGO FOG ,
At Least Two Dead , And Twenty
WRECKS TO STREET CARS ,
Dense Fog In Chicago Caused Severn ! j
Small Wrecks to Surface and Elevated - '
vated Cars Illinois Central Subur
ban Train Killed Two.
Chicago , Sopt. 17. Fog Caused the
deaths of at least two persons and In
juries to a Bcoie of others , two of
whom are djlng , In u number of small
surface and elevated railway wrecks
Don Peterson , a railroad laliorer ,
and an unknown man wore killed by
an Illinois Central suburban tialii.
LURED TO LONELYSPOT AND SHOT
Woman Slain by Grain Inspector at
Oklahoma City , Okla. , Sept. 17.
Lured to a lonely spot In Central park
addition , a lew blocks east ot the
Dello Isle street car line , Mrs. llarr >
Pearson was shot and latally wounded
by Harry Parker , a grain inspector
irom lola , Kan. Parker escaped.
According to a statement by Mrs ,
Pearson beloro her death , Parker took
her to see some property for which
he wanted her to act as agent , saying
he was going away and would glvo her
halt of the sales money. When they
reached an out-of-the-way place he
asked her to lly with htm to Mexico
She refused , and he shot her three
times , took two of her Diamonds ,
valued at $200 , and fled. Mrs. Pear
son crawled on hands and knees to a
house a quarter of a mile away , where
she told the itory of the tragedy.
MAINE AND ALABAMA AT NAPLES ,
Vanguard of American Fleet Given
Naples , Sept. 17. Far along to
wards the completion p the 9lrcult * oj
the globe the battleships \Iatae aj
Alabama , the vanguard of the Aiuer-
Ican Atlantic licet , arrived her s and
were given an "enthusiastic welcome.
.Thousands gathered at the wateT1
/rout when the Sound" the l Sus ,
booming salutes was heard , and later ,
whetl officers and men came ashore ,
the inhabitants of Naples received
them with a hospitality that indicated
a tliorough appreciation of tne visit/
The government and naval ofllcials
have made arrangements to give thw
American visitors a royal entertain
ment while they arc here and there
are many decoiatlons vto _ be st'ni ' on
public buildings amfa pneDisplay of
the Stars and Stripes. ,
Retail Druggists in Session.
Atlantic City , N J. , Sept. 17. The
National Association of Retail Ding-
gists heard the report of the commit
tee on national legislation , which ex
plained its endeavor to have passed
a reform bill prohibiting the granting
of patents to foreigners on terms more
liberal than foreign countries grant
patents to American druggists. It
also dwelt upon the transportation ot
cocaine and poisons through the mails
James on Witness Stand.
Springfield , 111. , Sept , 17. Joseph
James , a negro , on trial for the mur
der of C. A. Dallard , and whose al
leged deed was largely responsible for
the recent race riots , told a story of
disgraceful orgies , in which he partic
ipated , in negro resorts on the night
of Hallard'a death , and how , after
reaching a state of Intoxication , he
had forgotten what happened during
the rest of the night.
Wyoming Miners Return to Work.
Dutte , Mont. , Sept. 17. According
to a telegram received here , miners In
Sheridan , Monarch and Carney , Wyo. ,
have returned to work.
New Market for American Flour.
Washington , Sept. 17. A new mar
ket for American flour has been found
WIDOW CHARGEDWITH PEONAGE ,
Negress Alleged to Have Been Held
Prisoner for Thirty-Three Years ,
Kansas City , Sept 17. At the in
stance of Mrs. Manila E. RoberUon , a
negress of Slater , Mo. , the district at
torney issued a warrant charging Mrs.
Belle Kays , a widow of Mount Leon
ard , Mo. , with peonage. Mrs. Robert
son , In her complaint to the federal
officials , says that her sister , Mary ,
has been hold a prisoner against her
will by Mrs. Kays for thlity-three
years and that Mrs. Knys refuses to
permit anyone to see the imprisoned
woman. A Unficd States marshal was
dispatched to servo the warrant
Cannon Defends House Rules ,
Independence , Kan. , > Sept. 17.
Speaker Joseph G. Cannon ot 'the na
tional house of representatives made
two speeches here , at the opening of
the Republican state campaign in Kan-
saa. He made a defense of the house
rules , declaring that the rules of the
present house have been substantially
the ruloa of the house under the con
trol of all parties for more than a
nit CONDITION OF THt WCATIKR
Temperature for Twenty-Tour Mour .
Forecast for NenrarK * .
Condition ot the weatnrr record
cd for the twenty-four hour * ndln
at 8 R m today
Chicago. Sept. 17. The bulletin Is- \
( wed by the Chicago Btanon of thr
United States weather bureau gives
the forecast for Nebraska as follow *
Partb cloudy tonight and Friday.
Not much change In temperature.
COURT DECISIONS ,
Anti-Discrimination and Anti-
Pass Laws Upheld.
Lincoln , Sept 17. The siipiemu
coin I ot NebiasUa , in decisions ren
deied last esening , sustained the
validity of what Is known lib the King
antl-dlscrlmlnatlon law and the null
pass , law. Hoth are enactments ol the
last leglslatitie. In the antl-dlscrlin
Inatlon opinion the court holds thai
In the ease ol a lumber dealer con
trolling yards In two towns he mubt
not , in 01 del to meet competition or
destioy competition , sull ut a lower
price In one town than in the other.
In the anti-pass decision the rul
ing is not so dliect. Complaint was
made against a Union Pacific surgeon ,
whose baluiy Irom the railroad was
but $ L'5 a month , that he was tut-
nlshed an annual pass contrary to the
law , which provides that to be an em
ploye ot the railroad and entitled to
Ireo transportation the holder must
give the major part of his time to the
service of the company. The surgeon
was acquitted in the lower court and
the supreme court finds the ruling
faulty , but permits of a rehearing.
One Man Killed and Eight Seri
ously Injured Near McAlester.
McAlester , Okla. , Sept. 17. A pow
der magazine , used by a Wholesale
powder company jand the Samples
Mining company foi the storage ot
powder , was struck by lightning , the
explosion killing one miner , Arthur
Richards , and seriously injuilng eight
others , Klclmtds' head was complete
ly severed Mom the body. The shot-K
of the explosion shook the country lot
a radius of several miles , broke win
( lows in practically all buildings w.t !
In a ip.ilius ot 4W yards and even
cracked plate glasses in the luislnesj
section ot McAlcsUr , nearly two
miles away. A number of miners
houses near the mine wore complete ! ; ,
< lemoibhed ! , as well as a long stimy
of bosonrs on a siding. The explosion
tore a hole twenty-five lect deep anc
a hundred leet aciobs.
IN MANILA ,
Thirty-One Gases and Twelve
Deaths Have Been Reported ,
Manila , Sept. 17. Thirty-one cases
of cholera have been reported in this
city in all , and the death record up
to the present time is twelve.
The health bureau was given a free
hand in its campaign against the dis
ease and 100 additional inspectors
were started out on a systematic In
spection of the sanitary conditions
of the city. The bureau is devoting
every effort to the work of stumping
out the p/ague before it gets a grip
on the city. The churches and schools
are co-operating in this work , a gen
eral movement to check the spread
of the disease having been set afoot
by the authorities , and the health of
ficlals declare that they are not
alarmed , but are confident that the
city will be thoroughly cleaned up and
the plague situation under complete' '
control within ten days , or a fortnight )
at the most. j
Another case of cholera has been
reported on the transport Sheridan.
So far the cholera cases have been
confined almost exclusively to the1 1
Filipinos. ! j I
Four Sailors Perish In Frozen North ,
San Francibco , Sopt. 17. The bark
online Fremont , which arrived from
tht ) Arctic , brought news of the piob
able death of tour members of the
crew who deserted on May 10 and
started to leach Unalaska. A search
wab made lor them , but without sue
cess , and hevoral days later the dory
they had occupied was picked up at
Dublin bay. It is believed all the men
Missouri Pacific Strike Settled.
St. Louis , Sopt. 17. The strike ol
the car repairers of the Missouri Pa
clllc and the Iron Mountain systems
which has been on since May 27 , was
settled The company has agreed to
take the men back without prejudice
as soon as vacancies occur.
CORN CROP IS
UNDER WIRE ,
Can Give the Laugh to Mr ,
Jack Frost Now ,
PRACTICALLY ALL OUT OF WAV
The Corn Delt Farmer and His
Cousins In Town Hrnve a Sigh of
Relief , Now That the Danger of
Frost Is Over A Satisfactory Yield.
The corn hell has come under thou
u Ire looking over Its shoulder at .lack
fl'lio great bulk or tuo corn crop IH
already completely matured alid u
week or ten days nioro will finish I ho
It Is estimated that perhaps 10 per
cent of the corn , made susceptible by
spring rains , has been infected by the
hoi , dry weather of September. That
corn will be "ehallV
Hut the greater portion of the yield
Is up to standard and the crop , on the
whole , while not a "bumper crop" In
the usual sense of the woid , Is highly
Gregory's Crop Matured ,
Honesteel , S. 1) . , Sept. 17. Prac
tically all corn In Gregory county Is
matured. There Is very little damage
resulting from dry weMhor and that
Is confined to late planted corn.
The yield for the county will prob
ably average from . ,0 to : < li bushels.
Nebraska Corn All Safe.
Dakota City , Neb. , Sept. 17. All
corn Is practically out of the way of
frost In Dakota county. The recent
hot , dry spell has been just what wan
wanted to mature crop. The yield
promises to be one of the biggest ever
picked In Dakota county.
Drying Corn Rapidly.
Wlnsldc , Neb. , Sept. 17. The nn.
usually hot weather of the past ten
days accompanied at times by hot
winds Is doing some dnmago to late
corn In northwestern Nebraska , but
unless It continues for some time will
not affect the yield to any great extent -
tent while It might deprcclato the
quality some , 'Jf |
Some farmers even assert that
thorn has not been and cannot Ijc any
ill effects. Early corn is In excellent
condition and Is well out of the y/ay /
of frost. Nine 6iU Gf eYpt'y ten far
mers say that a bumper , crop is as-
sured. , r.
Pierce Averages 35 Bushels. "
Pierce , Neb. , Sept. 17. About all of
the corn crop in Plerco county is out
of the way of the frost. The yield
will average fioni 35 to CO bushels per
acre. The hot and dry weather of the
past two weeks has dried the corn too
fast. Some of the late corn the hot
weather damaged Is drying It out be
fore It was fully matured. The corn
crop on a whole Is somewhat behind
the crop of former years.
DCS Molnec Man Sued for $50,000. ,
Det > Moiiu M , Sept. 17. Notice ol a
suit foi $ jUuuu hub bedii suivud on
George G. SYiighl , a piomlni-iit and
wealthy leul ebtato dealoi , who is
charged with alienating tue afteetlons
ot Mis. A. H. Brown , her husband be
ing the complainant. The IJiowns
have been separated some time and
Wiight lb charged with being respoti
slble lor the separation. The suit
has created a stir in boriul circles In
thib suit Hrown declares Wright inllu
enced his wile to leave her homo.
Evans to Go on Supreme Bench.
Dds Moines , Sept. 17. Judge Will-
lam D. Evans of Hampton has sent in
his resignation as judge of the district
bench to Governor Cummins. Judge
Evans will be appointed to the supreme
premo bench , on which there is now a
vacancy. The appointment will bo
made as quickly as a successor to
Evans can be found , both appoint
ments being made simultaneously to
avoid a break in the work of the courts.
independent Gets Franchise.
Maishalltown , la. , Sept. 17. FollowIng -
Ing a two years' fight the Independ
ent Telephone people have succeeded
In getting a fianchlse ordinance
through the city council , 8 to 2. Tha
oidmunce provides that the Iranchise
shall be put to a vote ot the people
Nov. 3 It has been one of the bitter
est fights ever waged between the
Hell and Independent interests.
Survivors of Third Iowa Hold Reunion
C'fflar Falls , la. , Sept. 17. One hun
dred survivors of the Third Iowa regl-
mont have been holding a two days'
reunion , the occasion being the mini-
veisary of the battle of Hlue Hills ,
which lasted two days. The old vet
erans wore accompanied by theii fam
ilies , and the entire party
nearly a thousand persons.
Suicide of Iowa Farmer.
Webster City , la. , Sept. 17. Spencer
Lund , a prominent young farmer , wns
found dead In a vacant house near
Stratford by his brother. A note leu
by him Indicated that the young man
had committed sulcldo by taking
stryfhnlne , but gave no reason for
Colonel Newbold Is Dead ,
Washington Sept 17 - Lieutenant
Colonel Chailes Nowbold I' S. A. , re
tired , died In California while en
route to Colorado Springs , according
to advices recolved here.
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