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WEDNESDAY. JULY 10. 1888.
There has been an unusual demand
lately for corn in Europe.
Sunday night, a shock of earthquake
was plainly heard at Farmington, Me.,
anting half a minute. Dishes were rat
tle on their shelves.
State politicians are getting ready for
the conventioiLT Judge KeeseV term
will be out, also Regent Mallalieu's.
The former is understood to be a candi
date for re-nomination, but the latter is
decidedly not a candidate for the place
he has so satisfactorily filled.
Ki-nrT claims to have secured the
great cotton mill, with a bonus of $250,
000. If she gets the mill her future
prosperity is doubtless assured, and
there is no reason why Nebraska cannot
support successful cotton mills as well
as any other state.
There seems to be a lively time ahead
among the republican politicians of
Fremont, on the theory that two large
trees cannot grow and flourish when
they are close to each other. Outsiders
don't know much about the matter yet,
bat are likely to be well-informed be
' fore many moons. Keep your weather
eye on the movements of Congressman
Dorsey and Chairman Richards.
Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Phillips were
pleasantly surprised on their 25th anni
versary by their friends. There were
some elegant presents presented them.
P. W. Hess, formerly of the Genoa In
dian school has been secured as princi
pal of the Platte Center school.
Miss Josephine, daughter of John
Hennessey, while attempting to milk a
. young cow, was kicked near the ankle,
and broke her leg. She is getting along
Viaa Anna Hamer closed her school
in district No. 11, the 29th of June, with
a picnic for the scholars.
Platte Center is to have a K. of P.
lodge. They will start with about
Dr. Arnold of Columbus was in the
Center Saturday. Argus.
From the Hon.
Herbert Powers tells us that his forty
acres of sorghum looks splendid. Last
year he manufactured 5,500 gallons.
This year's crop will make 7,000 gallons
unless some unforeseen event happens to
Bod McKenzie, an old time resident of
this county but now of Madison, was in
the city Monday. Like many others he
has got the Washington Territory fever
and departed on the evening train for
Spokane Falls to look over prospects
David Leger, of Shell Creek precinct,
was here last Saturday. Mr. L. is man
ufacturing a large amount of cheese this
summer and succeeds in selling a con
siderable of it here. The cheese made
by Mr. Legler is the finest in the market
and consequently is in great demand.
He is this season using the milk from
about thirty cows. He finds cheese,
making a profitable business.
District 44 aad Viciaity.
Eyes heavy, head dull, cross and foot
ore, is the condition of a majority of
the denizens hereabouts, who celebrated
on the glorious Fourth.
The clover crop, which is nearly all in
stack, is said to be the heaviest ever
grown in this part of Nebraska; timothy
is light, wheat will probably average 15
bushels, oats well filled but short straw,
corn is beginning to tassel out and looks
as well at that stage of its growth as we
ever see it.
Have you considered it carefully, and
can you afford to put off sowing that
patch to buckwheat? those who have no
ground idle at this time, will remember
that immediately after cutting wheat or
rye, the shocks may be set wide apart in
straight rows, and an acre of ground
plowed between, one half bushel to
three pecks of seed will sow it.
Anne Hamer of Columbus, who has
just finished teaching her first term of
school near Platte Center spent a part
of last Sabbath in these parts.
Now that cholera has appeared among
the chinch bugs in Kansas let us hope
that it may work its way to our wheat
fields and thin out the ranks of the
In the street parade of the Fourth the
Farmer Protective Association had a
large wagon rudely constructed and dec
orated with small sheaves of barley,
oats, corn, clover, flax, timothy and such
other produce as is raised on the farm;
the wagon, which was filled with mem
ben of the association, was marshaled
into line immediately after the carriage
staining the county officers. As the
i passing up .Olive street some
man (whose name we did not
get) presented the outfit with one box of
cob pipes, one box of matches and a
large cloth sack of tobacco, all of which
was highly enjoyed by all of the old
aaembers and some of the younger ones.
WhQe panning down Thirteenth street,
E. D. Fitzpatrick, who never does things
by halvespresented them with a bunch
of flags. The farmers enjoyed the whole
thiag hugely and declared at every
saing in a loua voice mat ineir wag
represented the mudsills and the
i or inane county, ana toe carnage
.Bead of them contained
The officers seemed to
to wiDiag lor the farmers to have a good
tiaa, aad took it all in good part.
Hike Sheeny ia now a 'subscriber to
iL, H lean rhat Charlie Bbser, about 11
-aanokLand a son of Fred Blasor. sr.
e4m day last' week had his leg nearly
1 from bjs boay, in a mowing ma-
; the partknuara we could not
1 WAT DDIffl
An Infuriated Mob Fired Upon
by the Police.
CLUBS, STONES, SUNS, BAYONETS.
it lata BaaBlalrlan aad a Den-
to ataa. CamMcc Basaee
Farther Trouble Expected aad the
aUlltla Ready Ar War.
Dultjth, July 9. The laboring men's
strike, which has been in progress sev
eral days, culminated in a bloody war
between the strikers and policemen.
Thirty determined policemen were
pitted against 3,000 desperate strikers
armed with pistols, stones and clubs.
At 3:90 o'clock a crowd of strikers
reached Third street and Tenth avenue,
west About 4:30 a mob rallied and
started back for the sewer trench. They
were infuriated by the presence of the
police. Half an hour Jater they made
a rush for the cordon of police. The
police drew their clubs ana revolvers.
A volley and one striker lay dead,whilo
seven more were wounded. One
policeman was shot through the
jaws. Three men are dead and
twelve or fifteen wounded.
The strikers started from Twentieth
avenue, while another body came down
from Third street by Fifteenth avenue,
and made a rnsh with clubs and rocks.
The police stood their ground. As the
strikers made the rush a single shot was
fired, then crack, crack, crack, went
the rifles of the police, followed by a
fusilade from the strikers' revolvers.
After the first fire came an awful
hush. On the walk in front lay a man
shot In the head. Several more were
bleeding from ghastly wounds.
At 5:45 company K, of the state mi
litia, arrived, and with bayonets drove
the crowds from Michigan street Th9
mayor then made a speech, ordering
the crowd to disperse. The police and
militia then drove the crowds from all
A Later Report.
Dulcth, Minn., July 8. The day
light does not lessen the hideousness of
yesterday's report of rioting, except
that but one death has occurred instead
of five. The other four and two addi
tional are expected to die at any time.
The wounded will greatly overrun first
estimates, and it is now estimated that
at least fifty people received bullet
wounds. Three nave bayonet wounds
and about a dozen were hit by rocks
and bricks. The police injuries in
clude sixteen officers here, two of
whom will be off duty sometime. The
others did not realize their hurts until
an examination revealed them.
A fresh danger threatens. The strikers
have stolen a Tot of dynamite from the
blasting contractors, and it is believed
that in the event of the expected con
flict to-day this explosive will be
brought into action The police will
watch the strikers with Winchester
rifles and revolvers, and the militia will
respond in an instant The regular
force will be all detailed for this duty.
The specials taking care of the quiet
portions of the city. Prominent citizens
are offering their services to the police
and if troubl comes the bluccoats. sore
and and wounded as they are. will be
strong enough to take care of it.
A l)COY LKTTB
A Floater aad a Letter with Reference
to Cronln's Murder.
Niagara Falis, N. Y., July 8. On
Thursday afternoon the body of a man
was found floating In the whirlpool,
having evidantly come over the falls.
It was that of a man about 40 years
old, 5 feet, 8 inches high, and weighing
about 150 pounds, with dark hair and
mustache. The body was nude except
for a black checked necktie. The body
has not beep identified. Sunday two
boys found a letter among the rocks on
Third Sister island, which seems to have
some reference to the Cronin mystery.
It is written in a fair hand but the
spelling is bad. The word "the" before
"trunk" in the letter is underscored.
The letter is as follows:
Western ITotkl, J
Xtaoaba Falls. X. Y Hay 30, "89. J
Deak Brother: I know that what I am about
to write will drive the blood from your heart. I
am about to bring an end to all my trials aad
trouble. God knows life, until recently, was as
sweet to me as to any one, but the strain of late
has been too much for me. I can't go into the
presence of our Holy Father with my mind so
strained. I must ease my mind. Why are you
not with me so that I can talk to you? You hare
been a true friend. I never bad more to say to
you than I have bow. What a fearful tale I
could tell, but dare not put it on paper, for all I
know punishment will never ba metel out to
me in earth for the part I took in it You can
not imagine how I have been tried since I left
you. Hay God forgive it alL When I left you I
went right to Chicago, and you can guess from
reading the papers as to C being missing how
all came out in ridding ns of tbat devilish traitor
and spy of our actions. God only knows why
such a fearful change has come over me since
that night. I left the city at once and hurried
here to finish the part that had been given me.
Hy brain is on fire. O. I have waited so for the
trunk to come, each day's delay has increased
my frenzy to the highest pitch, and now I know
the plans, for all they were so carefully laid,
must have miscarried, and I dread the conse
quences. I can't stand it any more. I am going
to end it. All I want you to remember Is that I
have been loyal to Ireland's cause but now I am
sick and all broke up Ever since that feaful
night my sleep has been filled with fearful
dreams, and now after removing from me every
thing they cant identify me, I shall free myself
from any more by suicide, which here is so easy
one step into the swift currant aad all is
done. Hy body, instead of his, will be picked
up and buried with the unknown aead if ever
found. Good bye. Ed.
P. & "Always be true to Ireland and"
(The rest of the writing was obliter
ated. GROTJKD TO FIKCKS.
Drmrnke Btem Baa, Dswa by aa ZhgdM
-While Ragweed la a Fight.
Ohaha, July 6. At 8:35 engine No.
2W left the Missouri Pacific depot for
West Side, about six miles wast of
Omaha, to take a number of loaded
stock cars from that place to South
Omaha. As the engine .was rounding
the curve north of the fair grounds
three men emerged from the roadside
evidently intoxicated and fighting.
They were clutching and striking at one
another, and so overcome with rage as
not to notice that they were moving
straight toward the track, and that a
train was coming. When the engine
was but ten feet away all three of the
luckless party fell squarely between the
rails. A moment later and their man
gled bodies madeof the track as ghastly
and utterly horrible a spectacle as can
be conceived. The engine was running
eight miles an hour and so was brought
to a standstill almost immediately. The
wheels and trucks of the locomotive
aad caboose were literally dripping with
blood and wound about with strips of
flaw aad entrails. It
all power of description. "I
to God." exclaimed the esurinser
m speaking of it afterward, "that Til
never have to look upon anvthing
half or even a quarter as bad again."
The coroner was summoned at once,
aad meantime the crew made aa exami
nation of the scene. One of the bodies
must have been that of a tall man of
BBBfificeat physique. His left leg was
torn from the body which was muti
lated almost beyond recognition. An
other had been of slight build. The
shapeless trunk was breathing when
first found, but this faint evidence of
life ceased a few moments after being
found. The third man was found twen
tvfeet from the track and alive. Drs.
George B. Ayers aad A. P. Gian were
summoned aad hurried to the oae sur
vivor, reaching him ia company with
the coroner. He oouldnaally speak
vm tae greatesT enon, taouen
i the greatest
fc: .',;-. ., .;.
Charles SfcEbor. bat he could tell
nothing of the awful accident, not even
of his dead companions. He was taken
to St Joseph's hospital, where, after
further medical attention aad the ad
minlatratkm of stimulants, he revived
suflacieatly tosaythat the asms of oae
of the other men was Charles Daach-
erty, ana mat ail of tnesa aM
TWO TOWHS BDBHRD.
A HOUIow Dollar aVaas as BakaraslaM.
CaL Aa Iowa Tm ha Raima,
Bakebbtield, July S. Fire broke
out in a new frame building just
erected in the same block as the South
ern hotel. It spread 'to the adjoining
buildings, then to the Southern hotel,
with the final result that every business
house in the town is burned and about
forty dwelling houses, involving a loss
of perhaps $1,000,000; insurance, 3900,
000. The fire department could not
cope with the fire. Thirteen blocks are
wiped out. No hotel, restaurant or
business house is left. As soon as the
fire subsided measures were taken to
feed the homeless. The fire came on so
suddenly there was no time to save
Carsoa la Rains.
Carson, la., July 9. Fire destroyed
' twenty-two buildings at 1 o'clock, a.
m., including fifteen business houses,
the hotel and city buildings. The esti
mated loss is 96o.000, with about $32,
000 insurance.' The cause of the fire is
Fomr Persons Killed.
Randolph, N. Y., July 6. A passen
ger train collided with a freight train
on the New York, Pennsylvania and
Ohio railroad near here. Freight En
gineer Eiseman and Baggagemaster
Wentz were killed. The firemen of
both trains were seriously injured. But
one passenger was injured.
Later Two passengers were killed
and fifteen received injuries more or
less serious, but none will like prove
fatal The collision was caused by the
engineer of the freight train disobey
Lincoln, Neb., July 6 Black Hawk
and White Water, two' Indian life con
victs at the penitentiary, were pardoned
and released under the act of the legis
lature, giving to the board of pardons
the power of pardoning two life con
victs each Fourth of July. Black Hawk
is about 00 years old, and has served
nineteen years' for a murder committed
twenty years ago. White Water is 54
years old, and has been in the peniten
tiary seventeen years for the murder of
a number of white men in the western
part of the state. They expect to leave
for the west in a few days.
Draak From the Wrong; Battle.
Alliance, Neb., July a. James Silk,
Sr. , an Irish f armfar aged about 40 years,
living twelve miles north of this place,
left town in an intoxicated condition
alone, and shortly afterwards was
found dead about one mile out He bad
a bottle of liquor in one pocket and one
of carbolic acid in the other, and had
taken a drink of the last named, either
through mistake or with suicidal in
tent The coroner's jury brought in a
verdict in accordance with the above
The "Cob" Man at Work.
Ohaha, July a Henry Beed of
O'Neill, a retired farmer on his way to
Marshalltown, la., met an agreeable
young mate in this city, and on very
short acquaintance loaned him $100.
taking a bogus check for security. Reed
waited six hours in a stairway while his
new found friend went to see a man,
and finally concluding that he had been
duped reported the matter to the chief
of police. .
Brewery i-iant Destroyed.
Milwaukee, Wis., July 6. The
Falk, Jung & Borchert brewing plant,
located on South Pierce street, between
Twenty-fourth and Twenty-fifth ave
nues, was totally destroyed by fire.
Not a building of the great plant was
spared. The fire originated in the malt
house and spread with great rapidity,
destroying the malt house, the brew
house, the offices, the bottling depart
ment, and finally spreading to the beer
cellars, which are still burning. The
total loss is estimated at from $700,000
to $800,000 and the insurance reaches
only half of this sum.
Kansas' Great Wheat Tleld.
Popeka, Kan., July 6. The crop re
ports received by Secretary Mohler, of
the agricultural department, say that
the wheat harvest is almost finished.
He now estimates that the' total yield
will be 94,000,000 bushels, which is just
double last year's product The crop
may now be said to be successfully har
vested. The largest yield is in Sumner
county, which will have nearly 8,000.
000 bushels, and Ellsworth county will
have about 2,000,000. Salina, Dickin
son, Ottawa, Clay and Ellis also have
Market Quotations Fahlie Property.
Chicago, July 7. The motion of
Judge Sidney Smith, attorney for the
Board of Trade, to dissolve the prelim
inary injunction restraining the board
from withholding the market quota
tions from the bucket shops, was de
nied by Judges Horton, Tuley and Col
lins. Market quotations, the decision
said, were of such importance to the
public that they could be considered
public property and if the injunction
was dissolved the tendency would be to
create a monopoly in the big board.
Fally IS Person Were Iajored.
Oklahoha City, July 6. The num
ber of victims of the Fourth of July dis
aster is greater than at first supposed.
It is now estimated-that about one hun
dred and fifty people were more or less
injured. Fully a dozen were danger
ously hurt and are lying in a critical
condition. It has been rumored that
three of the victims died, but diligent
inquiry fails to confirm the report.
Louisville, Neb.. July . A Swede,
named Nelson, a workman in the quarry
here, was found dead behind a saloon
in town.- His death is supposed to be
caused by a protracted spree.
A Wean 1b the Case.
isISraska City, Neb., July . A
man named Lair fatally shot a farmer
named Harrihan at a dance at Ham
burg, la., twelve miles east of here.
The men quarrelled over a woman.
Left a SobsbUob Behlad Hlas.
Canton, Om July & R E. Reynolds,
resident manager of the National Build
ing and Loan Association of New York,
has left a large sized sensation behind
him here through leaving town in com
pany with pretty Adeha Goetz, head
waitress of the Burnett house. A large
number of creditors mourn his sudden
departure, and his accounts with the
New York company are in.a bad way.
Aveaged aa Iasalt.
Brooklyn, July 8. Mrs. Mary Sib
lev of No. 16 Garrison street, on being
told by her daughter that a man had
acted indecently before her, seized an
axe, ran into the yard, and struck the
man an the head, fracturing his skulL
His name was Frank CordelL an Ital
ian, aged 21 He it dying, and Mrs.
Sibley is under arrest
Sorvlvors off Maaoeacy.
Washington, July 4 The survivors
of the battle of Monocacy will meet at
Frederick City and the battlefield at
Monocacy on July 9. the twenty-fifth
anniversary of the battle, and will
there form a national association.
Flood Losses at Will!aapnrt.
WiluaMSPOET, Pa., July a City
Controller George had filed in his office
1801 flood loss claims, amounting to
$1,458,6V9. which he says does not repre
sent 40 par cent, of the actual loss here.
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ALL OYER HEBBASKA.
Grlt of Ocenrrences
Geant, Neb., July. Miles Henry,
who murdered Edward CLMaharia Cass
county in April, was tried before Judge
Cochran at Imperial, convicted of mur
der in the second decree, and sentenced
to life imprisonment in the penitentiary
The circumstances of the crime are
about as follows: . Mahar went to Im
perial to prove up his claim, and Heary
was a witness for him. Mahar secured
a loan of $400. He left Imperial for
his home and was seen no more until
found with .a bullet in his brain.
Henry disappeared and suspicion
rested upon him. He was traced
to Box Butte county, where his
wife was found, and lodged in
jaiL He wrote her a letter, which, fall
ing into the hands of the authorities,
led to his capture. It was expected
that the jury would hang him. but ic
brought in a second degree verdict It
caused intense indignation. The pris
oner was hustled into a carriage and
spirited away t avoid a mob. He was
broucrht to Lisbon, this oountv and
hidden in the baggage car. It is re
ported here that a mob was formed at
Madrid to lynch him, but he could not
be found. The prisoner confessed his
guilt after sentence had been pro
nounced upon him.
Western Reads Consolidate.
Lincoln, Neb., July 5. A certificate
was filled with the secretary of state
setting out the consolidation of the
Kansas City, Wyandotte and North
western and the Leavenworth and
Olathe railroads. They will, when com-
Sleted, form a continuous line from
lathe, Kan., to Beatrice, Neb. The
filing of this certificate indicates that
the road will at once push to' comple
tion the Nebraska portion of the route,
upon which work has just commenced.
The capital is fixed at $4,250,000. The
officers, among others, are Newman
Erb of Memphis, Kirk K. Armour of
Kansas City, E. Siunmerfield of Law
rence. The road may be in the inter
est of the Kansas City and Memphis
Aa Unprovoked Marder.
Rulo, Neb., July 4. Frank DeLong
shot and killed Meyer Schiminsky, com
monly known as "Mickey," on the re
serve a few miles south of Rulo.
Mickey was sitting in his waeon talk
ing to several others by the side of the
road. DeLong and a man named Henry
Morris came driving by and Mickey
hailed him, saying he wished to speak
to him. DeLong stopped his team,
pulled a pistol and fired point blank
into his victim's face. Mickey feli out
of his wagon into the road, and DeLong
drove his wagon over the body as he
started up his horses. DeLong is in
the hands of the United States marshal.
Farmers Alarmed for Their Corn.
Craio, Neb., July 4. The farmers of
this vicinity are becoming alarmed over
the appearance of the corn worm again.
They did considerable damage last year
to the corn crop, and it was hoped that
they would not appear again. They
cut off the roots of the corn, and unless
a heavy wind strikes the corn it remains
upright, but the ears when developed
are light and chaffy and the yield very
light They only work on old ground,
or where corn was in the year before.
A change of crops kills them. This
some of the farmers did, but those who
neglected it will suffer.
A WeU Digger's Narrow Escape.
Nebraska City, Nob., July 5. Thos.
Sands, Nebraska City's veteran well
digger, added another to his many nar
row escapes from a horrible death. He
was cleaning a well in the western part
of the city and had been in the well
about an hour, when he was overcome
by foul gas. His assistants could get
no reply from-him, and concluding some
thing was wrong, one of them went
down and found Sands unconscious. A
rope was fastened around his body and
he was hoisted up. It required over an
hour and the assistance of a physician
to restore him to consciousness.
Nehawka, Nob., July 3. The barley
harvest has commenced here. The
stand is generally very fine, and the
heads are long and well filled with a
plump grain. The prospect is for an
average oats crop. Wheat looks well,
but not heavy. The late rains have
brought corn to the front in fine shape.
The stand is fine and the ground is
clean. Corn prospects were never bet
ter. Fruits and grass promise a heavy
An Important Arrest.
Nebraska City, Neb., July 3. Frank
Fowler, the jailed crook, made two des
perate but unsuccessful attempts to
break jail by digging through a walL
He is now fastened with shackles and
hand-cuffs. He is wanted for many
different robberies, one of which was a
large silk robbery to the amount of sev
eral thousand dollars at Leavenworth
veveral years ago.
Aa Unsatisfactory Verdict.
Grant, Neb., July 3. Miles Henry,
who murdered Edward C. Mahar, in
Cass county, in April, was tried before
Judge Cochran at Imperial Saturday,
convicted of murder in the second de
gree, and sentenced to life imprison
ment in the penitentiary. The prisoner
was hustled into a carriage and spirited
away to avoid a mob.
A Catting Affray.
Nebraska City, Neb., July 6. A
Burilngton and Missouri engineer
named Phillips cut Walter Rooch, one
of the old engineers, with a knife, in
flicting an ugly but not necessarily dan
gerous wound. Rooch followed Phil
lips about town calling him a scab.
A Mad Dog Scare.
Orleans, Neb., July 3. Word
reached here that on Tuesday a mad
dog made its appearance at Willis
WiUiams'.eight miles southeast of here,
Lewisburg township, and bit bis dog
and a number of cattle.
Congressman Laird Returns Home.
Hastings, Neb., July a Hon. James
Laird returned home. He is looking
and feeling well except from the fatigue
incident to the long journey. John
Jackson, his nurse, returned with him.
Kenesaw, Neb., July 5. Just after
the national salute had been fired, a can
of powder exploded, killing Eoiil
Shultz, a young blacksmith of this
place, almost instantly. What caused
the explosion no one seems to know.
The blacksmith shop where it occurred
is badly shattered, and the window
lights broken-in adjoining buildings.
iseggs Will Stay la -Tan.
Chicago, July a Judge Tuley re
fused to issue a writ of habeas corpus
for John F. Beggs. lawyer and senior
warden of Camp 20, Clan-na-GaeL The
refusal is based on the ground that the
Etition prayed for Beggs' absolute re
ise from jail and did not ask for the
alternative of relief by admission to
Black Diphtheria la Minnesota.
St. Cloud, Minn., July 6. A report
comes from the village of Albany,
twenty miles west, that black diphtheria
has broken out in 113 fannjiwa. Both
the churches nd the schools are closed
and the celebration which had been ar
ranged was abandoned. No deaths
have occurred so far.
Wllkle Collins Condition.
London, July 6. Dr. Carr, the physi
cian attending Wilkie Collins, the nov
elist, states his patient's left side is
ToaralTzetLand connrfarintr l; .-.-.aiwI
yean it is doubtful whether be will J
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The Lomg Talked of Battle m
' Matter of History.
FOUGHT IN OLD MISSISSIP.
Kilrain Wins First Fall and First
Blood as Well
SULLIVAN ALL ELSE.
The 3Xitchell Tactic Adopted and Sail!
Tan Led a Foot Race Through Nearly
All the Bounds Kilrain Badly Paa
Ished abont the Ilody and Vaahlo to
Call Out the Reserve Force of the
New Orleans. July to. The Sulli
van -Kilrain fight occured at Rich burg,
Mississippi, 10) miles distant from
New Orleans. Sullivan won in the
seventy-fifth round. Neither of the
combatants was seriously injured, al
though Kilrain was very weak at the
close.. Kilrain won first fall and first
blood. Sullivan got the first knock
down. The fight lasted two hours and
The first information of the result
was brought to New Orleans bv a
epec:al train, which made the run of 105
miles in three hours and ten minutes.
There Was No Interference
and Kilrain was the fir.it to shy his
castor into the ring. He was seconded
by Charlie Mitchell and Mike Donovan.
John Murphy was bottle holder. Sulli
van followed a minute later, and was
roundly cheered. His seconds were
William Muldoon and Mike Cleary;
Daniel Murphy of Boston bottle bolder.
Pat Kerrick of New Orleans was sug
gested fur referee by Kilrain, and John
Fitzpatrick. also of New Orleans, by
Sullivan. After slight wrangling Fitz
patrick was mutually agreed on for ref
eree. Kilrain won the toss for posi
tions, and selected the northeast corner,
Sullivan taking the southwest
Just before time was called Kilrain
stepped over to Sullivan and offered to
wager $1,000 on the result, which was
promptly accepted by Sullivan, and the
money placed in Referee Fitzpatrick's
In the fourth round both men were
panting heavily and there were loud
cries of "Sullivan is licked f Before it
ended Sullivan made the firs, of his
famous rushes, driving Kilrain to the
ropes. Kilrain recovered and succeeded
in getting John's head in chancery.
"While in this position Sullivan gave
Kilrain a good blow in the nose and
both went to the ground, Sullivan on
In the sixth round, when Kilrain
drew li st blood, Sullivan went at him
! right and left. Kilrain retreated but
H hill m Chl f-.aaJ a. ---. ---. h JM ---fc -t--. B-. M-M-h
oiiutt au iuuuwcu iuui up uuu nave uiiu
a rigut-nanuer in the necs, followed by
his left in his stomach, which laid Kil
rain flat on his back.
During the progress of the ninth
round Harding shouted, "Five hundred
on Kilrain!" "Taken," responded Sul
livan, as he handed out the money in
crisp $10 bills. The tenth round was
a disastrous one for Kilrain. Sullivan
delivered heavy blows on Jake's chest,
neck, ribs and nose, and finally sent
him to eartlu
In the thirteenth round Sullivan beat
Kilrain all around the ring and finally
with a lioavy breast blow felled him
like an ox
At the opening of the nineteenth
round the referee demanded that Kil
rain wash his hands as he believed he
had resin on them, Donovan protested
but Kilrain complied.
In the twenty-fourth round Kilrain
succeeded in giving Sullivan several
powerful breast blows but before the
round ended he received in return one
in the neck which floored him and for
a moment he was thought to be sense
less. In the twenty-eighth round Kilrain
came up smiling to the scratch. "Easy
little fellow," he remarked to Sullivan
as the latter gave him a stinger on the
left cheek and an equally strong deliv
ery in the left ribs. Several more blows
were exchanged and Kilrain had to
drop again. The same story was now
repeated round after round.the exciting
crowd yelling derisively, and suggested
that Jake ought to fight only a woman.
It was apparent that Kilrain was de
termined to be game so long as he could
keep on his legs, but the crowd was not
in humor to admire his courage and
brute tenacity. Now and again he
managed to get in some good blows
on various parts of Sullivan's
anatomy, but he invariably dropped
when retaliation seemed inevitable. In
the thirty-fourth round a blow behind
and under the right ear felled Kilrain
like an ox. There was some good fight
ing in tlie tnirty-nitn round, Kilrain
getting two tremendous upper-cuts that
caused the occupants of the stand to
give vent to a prolonged "Oh." In the
thirty-sixth and thirty-seventh rounds
Kilrain walked around too much for
Sullivan's patience and a thousand
voices in the crowd yelled, "Cowardl"
It was light touches on both sides,
walk-arounds, clinching and dropping
on the part of Kilrain from now on.
Sullivan evidently pitied his opponent,
for times without number he gently
pushed him away with his open bands
when he could 'have delivered blows
that would have settled the mill then
In the thirty-eight round the referee
again insisted that Kilrain should fight
and not walk around. Donovan objected
but the spectators howled him down.
Sullivan delivered two terrific body
blows in this round and a third in the
breast that sent Kilrain two feet back
wards to the ropes, where he fell in a
heap. In the forty-fourth round when
Sullivan began to vomit the Kilrainites
shouted to their man to go for Sullivan
in the belly. Kilrain could not be per
suaded, however, to put up his fists
until his opponent had indicated his
readiness to proceed. In return for hie
consideration he got a blow in the neck
that felled him like an ox. So it went
on, round after round, every one ending
in iviirain going oowa.
in tne nrty-rourth round nnrain suc
ceeded in getting in on Sullivan's face,
but the latter got Kilrain's head in
chancery and pummeled him to his
heart's content The next round end
ed by Kilrain falling to the ground
completely exhausted while endeavor
ing to spar. Kilrain was knocked down
in the sixtieth round. In the sixty
second he wound his arms around Sulli
van until the referee was forced to tell
him to break away, and Sullivan him
self urged Jake to be a man. In the
sixty-third be received a telling blow
just under the heart, and in the sixty
fifth Sullivan went at him with a rush.
In the next round the Boston boy forced
him against the ropes and banged him
right and left. In the sixty-seventh
and sixty-ninth rounds- he knocked
him under the ropes, while in the sixty
eighth he sent in two frightful upper
cuts. While falling in the sixty-ninth
round Kilrain caught hold of Sullivan's
legs. Somebody in the crowd shouted,
"He's dying, John; hit him hard." Sul
livan's only response was to turn
toward the direction from which the
voice came with a look of disgust,
From this on to the' seventy-fourth
round Kilrain dropped at the slightest
movement of Sullivan's fist A breast
blow felled him in the seventy-fifth
and when time was next called he
failed to rise.
Mrs. Nellie Kuoy. wno was saot in
Omaha last week by Frank Neebe, is re
covering and refuses to prosecatfv
The Rev. Sam Jones, the avsafaat,
fa the drawing card at tae
Fred Del c ibawbubc near
oris. HJa, saicidrd by haafiac
Hiarca. the new United States
tor at CrmetsnHaoals. nrasaatei als
dentials to the stiHaa.
It is authoritatively denied that Mr.
David Belasco will give lessoae ia
work to Mrs. Leslie Carter.
Miss Ella Anderson of Das
visiting in Chicago, fell down a stair.-
way and was ptcKed ap dead.
Mr. auusacey M. Denew aad his
Uy sailed for Europe ia the Adriatic Ha
will retura early ia September.
The Rev. W. A. McQinley, a Coagre
gatieaal pastor at Pbrtaaioath. N. H.,
has accepted a call to Emporia, Kaa.
Avestibuled train on the Cheaspsake
aad Ohio road was wrecked near Oaa,
W. Va. The engiaeor aad flrsmaa wara
The carpenters, painters aad smith
of Copenhagen have joined ia a general
strike attributed to the agitation of the
In a fit of jealousy, near Pine Inland
station. N. Y., Eber Pilgrim mortally
stabbed a young granite cutter aamed
John Randolph Tucker has abandoned
politic to become a professor of law ia
the Washington and J-e university at
Contracts were awarded ia connec
tion with the constructioa of the addi
tion to the Soldiers' Orphan Hoave at
The Baltimore and Ohio road has de
cided to make the rate on wheat aad
corn on the basis of 20 cents from Chi
cago to New York.
The Hon. A. C. Forbes, member of
the legislature and Minnesota advocate
general died at Marshall, Mian., of ca
tarrah of the stomach.
The parochial schools of Milwaukee,
Catholic and Lutheran, have aa enroll
ment of more than one-third as maay
pupils a the public schools.
The German government this weak
placed orders to the amount of 8,000,000
of marks for repeating rifles. They
will be made in German factories.
The report is confirmed that the
Northern Pacific railroad intends to is
sue $1000,000 new bonds, probably ia
the shape of a collateral trust loan.
Hervy Laubs, the cashier of the prov
incial treasury at 8tobbfn, in Prussia,
has absconded with 45,000 marks. It is
believed that he has gone to Amorim
A fire in Y'redenhagen in Mscklea-berg-Scwerein,
fifteen houses, ten barn and a church.
Two hundred people are rendered home
less. Howard Nicholson, aged li years,
son of H. L. Nicholson, ticket agent of
the Pennsylvania railroad at Aitooaa,
Pa., was instantly killed by a train at a
At Brazil, lad., Mrs. McManus, whose
husband bad gone to work in one of the
mines, was assaulted and beaten by
Mra. Brinton, whose better half is still
on a strike.
William Robinson Finlay died at Al
toona. Pa, aged 78 years. He was a
physician for fifty-eight years, a promi
uent Mason, and well known through
out the state.
A heavy thunderstorm passed over
Holidaysburg, Pa., causing a flood. Ta
Juniata river rose to fifteen feet above
low water mark, within two feet of the
Hood of May SI.
The German gunboat Wolf has been
dispatched to the Marshall Islands to
brink back King Malietoa, whom the
Germans carried off from here a pris
oner two years ago.
Two boys named Corbett and Bennett,
while herding cows near Dubuque,
Iowa, took refuge from a storm ma
barn. The barn was struck by lightning
and both boys killed,
Detroit has decided to send a special
delegation the Grand Army of the Re
public encampment at Milwaukee for
the purpose of securing next years en
campment at Detroit
A number of charred bodies have been
removed from the debris of the wreck
on the Norfolk and Western railway.
The names of seventeen persons who
were killed have been ascertained.
Two hundred miners were killed by
the explosion at St Etianne. Two pits
were affected by the explosion. One of
wese is inunaaiea; tne outer on nre.
Sixteen bodies have bean recovered.
It is stated that Robert Bonner offered
$65,000 for the famous trotter Axtell.
who lowered the 3-year-old record at
Minneapolis, but that the owner, Mr.
Williams, refused to accept those fig
Loved wlta HU Ufe.
Washixotox, July a Artie Shirley,
a tile-layer, commited suicide by
throwing himself under a tram on the
Long bridge. He had been working in
Richmond, but a month ago when his
sweetheart went back on him he throw
up his job. His suicide is attributed to
"Viae Work" by Haekla'a l"rieada.
SpsntaFiKLD, July 4. The governor
pardoned Joseph C Mackin, who wss
sentenced to the penitentiary for ballot
box stuffing. He accompanied the par
don with a review of the papers in the
case, in which he stated that the appli
cation had stronger support probably
than had ever .been presented to a gov
ernor in a like case.
Sunday's playing put the
club in the lead in the Western
put the Omaha
The DervUhej Again Boated.
Cairo, July 6. The Egyptians under
CoL Wodehouse sgain defeated the
Dervishes, 900 of whom were kaUed
aad' 700 deserted or taken prisoners.
Charley Gushington I tell you, Jack.
she grows sweeter and dearer every day.
Jack Byancelle Perfectly natural, my
dear boy; sugar is advancing. Pittsburg
Chicago, Jaly 8. Wheat
higher, cloaBMe to lWc better taaa Batardav.
Fiaeharreetiag weather fat tae soathwestwas
offset by lnsber cables, and tae keUef that the
rams la the north west are too late to preTeat as
rioos crop damage- The decrease ia the Tiaftle
sapply M46.0M bushel wasakoarpodbalash
inflaeace. KeosipU were bat IS earn
Cora was strong; Baderagood caahdsssaad
bat without material change fat prices, new lata
M8 can. The visible supply d-cranna .
Oats were caster, closing Jb lower for the
aear futures. Receipt S18 ears. The sbbb!
increased 07.000 boshsla
Provisions were only fairly active wKham a
malt range aad closed a triae lower for pork
and slightly higher for lard sad rth
1:15 r. a. vbicbs.
aSOrtobarS?It: JUl"t, 5
POSK-Jnly. tltet? Aagatt, SOB;
oar, aii.aK uoooer. sie.es.
LARD-Jaly, SS.SS; Angwa. UMlXyti 8ep-
Msaaer. aa-es; ucsossr. a-
September, taJSM; October. JS.7SJ;
Cnox Stock Tabus, I
Cskuso, Jaly a.
fairly steady. Natl
US: T si a steers, taSfc23.7V; oows
HoSs-Eatlrnsteri receipts. 18,009. market
aad acorn. In a general way ordiaary
rades sold aroaadatSS, while prima
heavy, aad butchers' readily com
manded iLKM toSta?; mixed hogs sold at a
range of SiJt to S.47) prtadpaUy at SA.48 for
desirable droves; aorta of light hogs Brought
SIM for HO pounds down: t5 for Yorkers se
lected an aa to averge about IBS poBBBt. aad
tAW to 14 forth fancy siage sort. Prices are
qaoted: Light grades, ai5SaS9; rough seek
tag. $4J0a-: mixed lota7i.90U; paokmg
and shipping lots," ftft
St Lewis Market. .
Sr. Locm. Jaly & FLODK-QjBiat sad aa
Bhangad. XXX 9vaSJB.
WrDSAT-Bigher. JbUv TSWfc Aagaat, TIM.
CORK-Dan, Aagast, atejTsptsmhar, aJts,
OATB-Weak. Augast. Sta.
lakd Prima sua, sais.
wa tar reeordias 235 deeds
a aa 4hBr anaaasi
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M ? 4po-rerof attorney
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a a m -m-rMtJa.
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Reeeircd in coanty warrant No. 715 prop trias -Hmit books.
Faid salary of uepaty and assistants
w sMy gauicuto. . . , ....... ...............
Z. " articles or inciirpordtioa'
M M , swiua
. " 11 mechanics luw
It . ". 2 certificateeof partnership
" iliac 340 ebattel mortgages
" " - 10 bill of sale.:!?
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" 20 marginal cancellation
,., . "miscellaneous records, certificates and copiea.
Pa idnalary of deputy and assistants....
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. Waieh for safety. conTemence.cIeajJ lterabodiestho
simplest principles in philosophy and take the rank above all Ijimp Filler. No danicer or ix
ptodacs. Absolute safety snaraateed. No piUing.watinK or dripping of oil n the nW. table
or oatstde of can. Use it once and yon will nut be without it for five timeti its cost. It work ia
large cans as well as small .ones, thereby savin the frequent and annoying tritw to the store with b?
smsllmn. Every can made of the very best tin. and warrnted to work satisfactorily. Callandae.
sample can and cetonces. "
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tStrlt yoa bay it yon getlOO rods of fence from
Ualoa FMiae aad Midland Facile B. B. Lands for sale at from s.etora00Beraciforcsat
lot nf OtBSr lit. 1r ' " -- p '- - '" - " -wi ' tanas. AIM
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OMAHA MEAT MARKET!
We have jast opened n meat market on NEBRASKA AVENUE, where we will keep the very
best of all kinds of
We ask the people of Columbus to jsive ns a share of their patronage, which we hope to
deserve by koaest dealinK and Just scales. Measeivensacall. --,-- -Mrneev
dec5-88tf TURNER sfc CARSTENS.
By virtue of aa-order of sale directed to me
from the district court of Platte county. Ne
braska, ob a Judgment obtained in .our said
eoart at the regular May, A. D. 1889. term thereof
of Platte county, Nebraska, to wit. on the 28th
day of May, 18W, in favor of the village of Lind
say ae plaintiff, aad against James 11. Milslagle,
Fred J.Bmith aad J. H. Hansen as .defendants,
for the earn of oae thousand and three dollars
and sixty-eight cents, and costs taxed at $20.05
aad accraing costs, I have levied upon the fol
lowing lands and tenements taken as the prop
ertyof said defendants, to satisfy said order of
sale, to wit: The west naif of sections twenty
foar (24). township twenty (20).. north, rang
three (J) west of the sixth principal meridian,
ia Platte coanty, Nebraska. And will offer the
same for sale to the highest bidder, for cash in
hand, oa the
13th Day or Jolt, A. D., 1889,
la firat nt th rmnrt hnnm in ColnmbUS. Platte
coanty. Nebraska, that being the buildingwhere-
in thA la, tann of mart was held, at the hour of
oae o'clock p. m. of- said day, when and where
dee attendance will ne given oy ine uBoersigneu.
Dated Colambaa, Neb. Ju .gfjgfr
12jbb5 Sheriff of said Coanty.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Land Office at Granfl Island. Neb., )
June 28th, 1889. J
Notice is hereby 'given that the following
named settler has hkd notice of Ids intention to
make anal proof in support-of his claim, and
that said proof will be made before Register and
Receiver at Grand Island. Nek, ob Angust 11th,
I88BL via: Reuben P. Cratty. homestead 17308 for
He names the following witnesses to prove his
coBtinaoas residence upon and cultivation or,
said land, viz: Charles H. Augee, Charles W.
Blair. Alexander Htcen, George L. Diefenbach.
all of Silver Creek, Neb.
Any person who desires to protest against the
allowance of such proof, or who knows of any
substantial reason, under the law and the regu
lations of the Interior Department, why such
proof should not be allowed, will be given an
opportunity at the above mentioned time and
place to cross-examine the witnesses of said
claimant, aad to offer evidence ia rebuttal of
that snbmitted by claimant.
Sjf-lys J. G. H1QQ13S. Register.
In the coanty court of Platte county, Nebraska,
lathe matter of the estate of Bennett Hansen,
Notice ia hereby gsvra to all persons interested
ia the estate of Ben- Hansen, deceased, that
Aagaat F-kT" executor of said estate, has
made application to said county court, to have
the time for paring the debts and legacies of said
& . I a . ... on... .,.. -w ikutnMiu. lyyu
Said matter will be heard before the judge of
said county coart, at his office in Columbus.
Nebraska, oa the 19th day of July. 1889 at 10
o'clock, a. m of said day, when and where all
desiring to oppose may appear uu w
Dated Jane 22, 1S8B.
H. J. HcDflo..
To Joha Browser, or whomever it may concern:
Tea are hereby notified that the property de.
scribed as follows, to wit: Lot number five (5)
ia block number two hundred and eleven (211)
ia the town (bow city) of Columbus. Platte
niw Hi7rth iUt of November. 1887. at pnb-
Naw.. was Dnrcnasea oy ueorge n.
UesaUat the treasurer's office of Platte county.
for bbs assessed oa said lot for the year 1880,
that said lot was taxed in the name of Jojtn
r aad that toe time ror redemption wiu
m the 7th day of November. 18U9.
.d, Xa?Bamricllfcux-ai Vro- .Tri.-ni
1, 1890, to July St, 11
.... sauM 15 $art is
STOVES AND .
ALWAYS FOR SALE AT " .
HIST i MUllS V
STEEL BARB WIRE.
100 pounds of wire, which no other will do."
ERNST fc SCHWARZ.
for the sale of
a complete Hnnnw uu wu- .--- -.-
CHEAP, ONLY $15.
Woven wire and slats, cut willows, split boards
or anything of the sort, used; after posts are set.
fence can be made and stretched on the ground,
in the winter, by a boy or ordinary farm hand.
10 to 40 rods a day. and can work it over any
ground. The man who has one of these ma
chines can build a fence that is more durable aad
safe than any other, and make it at leas eosC
The machine and a sample of its work can bo'
seen ia the city oa 11th street or at ray farm. ars.
west of Patrick Murray's, any other day. WOI
sell machines, or territory, or contract to pat sp
LAND FOB SALE.
A FINE IMPROVED FARM
for sale ia Shell Creek valley.,
near Colambaa, containing 2US
acres of land: abont 12b aerea
under cultivation; 10 acres heavily timbered, re--
mainaer mosuy in clover ana nine grass nastare
and hay land; ISO fruit trees. apples, pears, '.
cherry, plnms, etc., some bearing; all kiana or
ornamental trees and shrnhs: 150 falLhearia
grape vines. The farm entire is fenced, and di
vided into smau neide Dy fence, uweuiag i
of seven rooms, granary, corn cribs, large hot
stable with hay-mow. cattle barn which holds 8S
tons of hav: how honse: 2 wells: maniac '
in pasture. For farther particulars inoaire afr
Jocbxai. office, or address. H. B-, care of Jora
!al. Columbus. Nebr. 22maytf
Blue Grass, Clover,
Grass Seed, etc. at
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