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WEDNESDAY. OCTOBEB 9. i8.
SUtt RiftlirCM Ticktt,
For Justice of the Supreme Coart,' --
-- . T.1L. NOBVAL, Seward. -. .
For Regents of the State University,
. - C:H. MORRILL, Lincoln. .
- H. L. GOOLD, Ogalalla. -
j JanUclal Ticket. .: ..""
" F orJndfl4s Sixth District;-
WILLIAM MARSHALL, . -JOHN-PATTERSON:
;. Cttfaaaw C ty Ticket.; : '
''-': . -of" Lost. Creek; .;-..--"
'For County Clerk, '-'" '.'
EMIL POHL, . '--.
-, -; .-: of Columbus.
Tor Sheriff,- " -". ':
-.' .DAVID A. HALE, '..
.of Humphrey... - -.
: For Clerk of the District Court,' '-'- --..-
-: -of Lost Creek. ".
For County Judge,
-". J. N. KILIAN; .
of Columbus. .'
' For Superintendent,
;,.-. SARAH brindley; "-
..".' . of Columbus. --'.-"".
"of Craeton. --'" . -
. For Coroner.
AiA intelligent people are. now.s6u'nd-
ing praises of the good qualities that
governed . the late French scientist Pas-
' tear during his eventful career. He is
'.classed with the greatest benefactors of.
'-. fais kind. " "
Hon Dave Mebceb, in his little speech
in the republican-convention the- other
day declared the only protection of the
. American workman from being reduced
to Asiatic wages was a protective tariff.
The people he had lately been traveling
amon, he said lived oh -. three - cents a
. day." He believed in an aggressive for-.-'.eign
policy and protective, tariff laws
''that would keep mis .cheap labor and
'.cheap products. -
TBE-Teiegram says: "A woman as
-county superintendent, ' wherever she
-.'has been tried, has always been proven
" dismal failure." This is a' base false
hood " There are at the present time
- sixteen lady superintendents in the state
giving 'excellent satisfaction, and as
U many more before the voters this fall.
' The Telegram either willfully misrepre
sents the faets, or is not posted. Vote
"HET TRIEO TO BEHEAD : HIM.
VftXt Ifmkea. a Murderous jaaault Oa
.. OArer Baltl win at Omaha.
OauHA, Oct. 5." Patrolman Dainel P.
Baklwin was cut in .the neck three times
and seriously injured by Sani Sydney, .a
Jeegto'.'whom he had arrested at Twelfth
and Chicago streets.- After asking the
negro 'to .accompany him to the ' patrol
box the officer met with, resistance and
was 'compelled to' grab his man.- They
-grappled -and during the scuffle, that
ensued.Syuney drew a razor- and slashed
Baldwin twice, making three bad gashes.
Baldwin'drew'his revolver after' he was
cat, and placing it to the negro's head.
"was about to fire, .but 'decided not to."
.Hfe put his -revolver in his pocket, and
although suffering great pain .and grow-
- lag Intensely weak from the loss of
:bkod, he Held his prisoner and took him
--to the patrol bpx. on the neighboring
SECOND WIFE OF AN OLD MAN.'
That Wat Bald Tor May Malta
Troahle For Some'Oae. ' '.
IfewusKA .City, Oct. 7. in July, of
the present year an-old man 'named,
Horace Howard, whose wife had died a
few- months before, came to this city in
'aeazch of another .wife. - He offered a
boams to any one procuring one for him,
aad as he 'was .worth" about .$50,000 he
was soon successful, marrying a woman
jaiated Delaney. It- is said he presented
ker with a large sum of money-prior' to
and after the marriage. -
'Jaines Brown, a' -son-in-law-came to'
the city to investigate. He claims that
the woman was" never divorced from
kerftrst husband and is. consequently
gmflry-of bigamy:- He' also. claims that
tkore is a' ."big" .coaspiracy to fleece the
oldiaan, Who is over .80 years old, out.
of kis wealth and. he proposes to cause
aareral arrests as soon as' ho procures
aatae ajdditaoBal'erideBqe. Mr. Howard
to WeH known in this county.
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! GQLD IN A GRAVEL. PIT: . . '-'
Ffad la' ma Abaadoaed Barllagtea
' Lrxcouct Oct; 6. A raging gold fever
kai 'settled down on this. section of
jconatry over a startling' discovery; of
faacer treasure .in Seward 'county,' about
Bf-auies west or tais ary. r
' Tkree "mike" from Milford, a small
.pleasure resort on the 'Blue River, an
jcad gravel pit", oat of which' the Burling-;
torn railway has. for years been ballast-
tag its tracks, has been found tobe
. xick in gold dustl ," Sand and gravel
' fromseveral adjacent farms have given
equally rich promises.
Many assays have been made, some by,
Denver assayers and others by Professor,
KtckoiadB of the State university in this'
city. In all of them the yeild -has been
JGt to $196 to the ton.
Many of .-the farms- changed hands';
daring the last" 10 days, before the secret
leaked oat. -One farm of lGOacreswas
ajuckased by .Grocer Taylor of this city',
Sot $12,000. .Two weeks ago it oouai
kave beea bought for $d0-an acre. . j
J&frajsaamAa CfMt IgvaaCaVaaMaaW
Jaczsok, TSeb.,. Oct. 7. Michael Keav
aelry,. aa aged pioneer of this county.
as a result, of a dose of arseaic giver
by kis wife through mistake, foi
" TLTaWaaai aaaJ Isbbm faBBa. ataa SaBBatta
ALE BY ACCLAMATION
NEBRASKA REPUBLICANS ' QUJCKLV
. NAME A TICKET. .
Jatee Nerval Kcaeaakaato Far Km
'" Jadce-Caarlaa A. Merrfll sad H. I.
6Mla.rT KtpaU af "State (Talveraltjr.
JaettoeBapreme Court. ,T. L.KOBTAI.
BegeateStateUnirewlty.. Caa uoScD
Lincoln', Oct; 4. The Republican j
state convention was called together by
Chairman-Morrill of the central com
mittee, "who requested Secretary Tiifi
Sedgwick to read the call, which wat
done. Chairman Morrill then intro
duced .as temporary chairman -.Hon.
John t. Webster of Omaha, who de
livered an eloquent address on accept
ing the gavel.
. The temporary organixatioh was made
-permanent. The work of the convention-
was by acclamation and' goes down
in the political history, of Nebraska 'as
-the most harmonious "state meeting of
Republicans.- All nominations were by
.The platform was adopted with great
enthusiasm. -After denouncing the fal
lacies of all other, political, parries and
declaring in favor of--liberal-pensions,
the measure says:
We call upon all patriotic people, .irre
spective of former political affiliations, to
join in assisting to 'bring back prosperity
to the state and nation by re-enacting
'protection to American industries on the
basts of that splendid, law known as the
' "McKinley. act," thereby securing "an aae
.quate revenue while guarding the Amer
ican market .for American-products and
, furnishing steady and permanent employment-
of American labor at. American
wages;, and -returning to.. the beneficial
system of" commercial "reciprocity with,
'our sister American republics. .' --.Favoring
the use of both gold and silver
' standard moneyi we oppose, all monetary
legislation that would result -in either
gold. or. silver monometallism, andde--maad
the maintenance of a' national cur
rency, ever dollar of which, whether, gold,
silver or paper,' shall .-be' of equal vakie
and of equal debf 'paying or purchasing
We denounce the. Democratic national
administration for "its supino neglect -of
-American Interests In its . foreign; policy,
and iti ' cowardly . abandonment" of - the
doctrine of: the. .fathers "of the republic,
.that -guarantees '-the "friendly -.offices of
this government in-' favor of. the inde
pendent states 'of the American continents
threatened with spoliation or conquest by
an European power. Wo most heartily
sympathize with the people of Cuba in
their desire to attain independence and self-.
government, and. domand incase, bpain
makes good its threat "towage a 'war. of
extermination. against them, the. recog
nition of the belligerent .rights of. the
-Cuban republic by the United States. "'.-"
: .The Republican party, always foremost
n the march of progress, recognizes .'the
importance of irrigation to the people of'
the western part of the state, and we
pledge the party to the same friendly
-spirit in the consideration of the future
legislation as 'it exhibited' toward these
interests la the enactment of the first gen
eral irrigation law in 1889, ' and again in
1895. upon its return to power in both
houses of tho legislature,- when it greatly
extended the features "' of - the law of 1889
and included provisions for .-the organiza
tion of irrigation districts.
'--And we hereby ask the congress of the
United States to enact .such laws as will
determine the .rights between citizens of
several states in tho use of water for irri
gation purposes from streams flowing
through two or more states.
. To further aid in the development-of
irrigation, we would respectfully request
our congressional delegation to urge the
passage of a law granting to the state for
- this purpose the remaining 'public lands
undisposed of within our borders.
- 'We congratulate" -the people upon the
restoration of the sugar bounty and. the
wonderful Impetus given this.industry on
account thereof, but we demand that the
books "of those that receive the benefits f
the bountyof state and nation should .at
all times be open to the. inspection of law
ful authority and .that sworn statements,
of costs of production should be furnished
in order that justice may be dono to the
people, as well as to the recipient: .
Deep Water Convention:
Topeka, Oct. 3. The speakers at the
deep water conference were" Professor
L. N, Haupt of Philadelphia,, on "Deep
Water Engineering;" Governor William
Fishbackof Arkansas on Transconti
nental Liues," and M. F. Hartigan of
Nebraska on '.'Our American Merchant
Marine." "The resolutions were as fol
lows: Whereas, From the progress ol the
work now being done and the results al
ready attained, deep water" is an assured
fact on the Texas coast, on the Gulf of
Mexico, anil .
Resolved; That a permanent Commit
tee, composed of five' "members from each
state and three -members "from each terri
torry west of the "Mississippi river, to be
known as the permanent deep water utili
zation committee, be selected by. this con
vention, the delegates from each state and
territory -naming the members, thereof,
be it further
Resolved, That this 'committee have
power to call other conferences or conven
tions, to suggest national-:and state legis-.
latlon; to gather and. disseminate in
formation; to correspond with chambers
of commerce,, mercantile agencies, steam
ship lines, etc., in this and foreign coun
tries; to' obtain from transportation lines
the best possible freight .rates, and to
guard against any discrimination therein; -to
call an international commercial congress,-
if ..they deem, it advisable, 'and to
take such'steps as it. deems wise to encour
agejthe extending and building of north
and south railroads; to provide for. the
holding of an international exposition at
such time and place as they see proper, '
Champion Sant'OBt.the Spiders.
Baltimore, Oct. 8. The champions
tasted the sweetness of .' revenge .' by
shutting the Spiders out without . a run.
The-playing seems to indicate' that the
home team will make it. three" straights
here. More than 10,000 people' saw the
game and the enthusiasm -was un-
. bounded. It was purely a.pitcher'scon-
test, in which Esper had the better of it.
Cuppy, though va -bit wild, held the
.victors down'to nine hits. These, how
ever, came at opportune times,:while
the five, made by .the visitors' were
scattered. Soore:' .Baltimore, 5; Cleve
KILLED. BY AN EXPLOSION OF GAS
Tkn .-Already Breacbt Oat of th MJat
and Otfaers Still to Come."
'.'.WnxESBAKRE; Pa., Oct. '8. Sfcjrtlj
after S.Vclock Monday afternoon 'a ter
rific explosion of gas "occurred in the
-Dorence mine, "operated by the Lehigh
-Valley Coal .company, which is situated
in the northern part of -the city. It 'is
aot yet known how many men were in
the. mine. The officials are .very reticent
and it is almost impossible to get any in
formation from the levels of the earth
where the rescuers are . at work. At' 8
o'clock five men, all badly, burned, were
brought to the surf ace. .They are:"
Robert Blanchard, aged 19. .
William Miller, aged-21.
George Lafly. . --..',
The rescuers have made very. little
progress in their efforts to reach the
scene of the explosion. . Fire damp made
its appearance shortly after 8 o'clock,
and it was' necessary to do considerable
brattice work which' proceeded very
slowly. There is a strong suspicion also
that the explosion caused a heavy fall in
the old workings and that this will fur
ther retard the work of the rescuers. It
Js admitted by the mine "fln1!? that
there k no kope of finding the engineer
corps alive. They all perished in tke
explosion, and if they were not killed
outright they were suffocated by the
firedamp. The superintendent is of tke
opinion that they wcic killed by the
force' of the explosion and their Bodies
probably burned to a crisp. All bat
eight miners 'and laborers are now
accounted for.- Whether these eight
perished with the engineer's corps is not
known.- Superintendent Chase thinks,
however, that the list of dead will not
number more than seven or eight. These
may be put down as 'fellows:
William L. Joxes, mining engineer,
aged 21, of Wilkesban a
William Cahill. mining englneer.aged
9, Wllkesbarre. ..
LXWELLTK Owexs, engineer, aged 24,
. Daniel L. DavIs fire boss, aged 23. .
Three cxksowx mex, probably Hun
garian laborers.- -
NO FIGHT II THENATION.
Iadiaa CoBulUeaer Brawalaa- Takes
Step to Prevent It.-
' WAsmsaiox, Oct; 8. Commissioner
Browning of the Indian office has taken
prompt and decisive steps to prevent the
Corhett-Fitzsimmous prize fight taking
place in the 'Indian territory.' He has
prepared a letter of insrructions-to Agent.
Wisdom at Muscogee, I. T.-, ' directing
him. to see that the laws are enforced,
and to eject forcibly any .intruders who
may enter the- Indian country for the
purpose of "creating a-" disturbance or of
engaging in anything .that may be 'detri
mental to the Indians. The commis:
sioner says thai the' .statutes of the
United States are". "ample to' cover the
situation and .to prevent the . fight.
The agent will' have at'- .his
back not only the- Indian policy, but all
the United' States troops necessary to
eject the fighters.- The statutes" give
the'United States authority to keep out
of the Indian - territory all -persons
whose presence would be detrimental to
the peace arid prosperity of the Indians'..
The commissioner says there is no doubt
that the presence "of the prize fighters
and the gang that- would follow them
into the.Indian country would. be' very .
detrimental to the Indians; and -'that it
is, therefore", 1 the duty of the Indian
office to keep them out. . - .
DURRANT WILL GO OnTtHE STAND.
He Will Recount the History-or III Ad
" - venture on "April 3.
- Sax Fbaxcisco, Oct. 8. On the openr'
.ing of .'the -11th week of .the Dnrrant trial
the defense will make a final struggle to
break-down tbe testimony of the proser
cution a process which is expected to
last three' days" longer.- -A few "more
'students will be called to the stand, sev
eral additional citizens', will testify to
Durrant's excellent reputation and then
the defendant himself will be called to
the -witness stand. It is. the intention
of the defense to have Durraut recount
the history" of his adventures, on April 3
from tho time he accompanied Blanche
Lament to school until " -the hour when
he retired to rest in .bis. 'father's house.
.It is understood that' the: defendant's
testtmonywill.be guardedly given for
the'purpose of shutting off the cross ex
amination of the-district attorney. " '
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---Kebraaka I'ostniastera CommiaitioBed. .-
" Washixotox, Oct". .7. Nebraska post--masters
were 'commissioned as followB:
Fred A..Betts,"Cuuero; Jennie Oilmbre,
Glen; Charley. Bass, Hazard; John Pop
- . F. Anderson MKMns.
Gkaftox, Neb.,' Oct. .7. Searching
parties are out hunting G.'F. Anderson
a Swede farmer . three miles distant,
who left home Friday night .-and:' has
not been seen since. ' He was financially
embarrassed and .also grieved at the
recent less of 'a -son. It- Ls- fearcd'he haa
gone insane.- -
Marriton Cane Coatiniied..
Chadrox, Neb., Oct. 8. At the re
quest "of the attorneys in; the -case, the
hearing of the motion' for a new trial of
Arthur Morrison, -found- guilty, of the
;murder.of'Aj V. Harris at Crawford,
and penalty fixed at death,, was pest
poned until the December term of the
district court by Judge Bartow.
,- Victim of Poiaoaed Water. ".
Aurora, Neb., Oct. .8. Four meiu
bers of the Guilford .family have" died
of typhoid -fever,'-suppcsed to have been
caused by impure water, as the well
contained -some dead frogs "and other
refuse. Two married .brothers, ouo
child; and .the. aged 'mother have died;
One other brother 'and-, the father are
convalescing. ' - ' . -
MjHterioaa Omaha Assaalt.
'Omaha, Oct. 8. Three unknown men
entered- the. house, of Charles ' Schnelle,
3026 Davenport street, and attacked him;
His face was- badly bruised, both eyes
being closed, and a gash of- three inches
was made in the front part of Ids head.
Mrs. Schnelle was chlbed for oyer a
block by one of the thugs, and. only es
caped by running" into the house of her
mother.-.' No motive is known.
Sugar "Factory at" Work.
Norfolk, Neb., Oct J '7. The beet
sugar factory commenced active-' opera
tions -and 150 tons of beets were -con
sumed. ' Two hundred men were given.
employment and the force will be in
creased as the plant is-worked .up to its
full capacity. Petroleum is being used-
for- fuel this season with satisfaction.
The beet crop judging from fields being
-harvested, will greatly exceed in quality
and tonnage nriy previous crop.
Complalaaof Grain Rate.
Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 8. Mr. J. B..
.Hogarth, -acting for the Cozad Grain
company of Cozad, Neb., filed a com
plaint with the 6tate board of' trans
portation, against the- receivers of the
Union Pacific, claiming that the busi-.
ness of the Cozad Grain company is in
jured by discrimination in rates and re
bates granted' to.the Omaha Elevator
company, a rival grain firm, located at
Lexington, 14 -miles'-from Cozad.
' . for Relief of Flood s'nSTeren.
Havaxa," Oct. 8. The government hat
opened a credit with the sum of $50,000
for the relief of the sufferers in the in
undated districts of Abajo. A popular
subscription for the same purpose was
also opened. Captain General de
Campos heading the list with the sum of
$1,000, and his brother-in-law, General
Arderius, the commander of the forces
here,- following; with a subscription of
$250.. -The Marquis of. Pinar del Rio
subscribed $5,000: ' In all the sum of
20,000 has been forwarded to the fund.
Ixdiaxapous, Oct. 8. Commander-in-Chief
Walker of the G. A. R. issued
a general order appointing Adjutant
Barbank of Chicago quartermaster gen
eral, William O. Olin of Boston in
spector and Alfred Darto of Wilkes
barre, Pa.,, judge advocate. Mr. Bur
bank is ex-commander of George
Thomas post of Chicago,, the largest
post in the country. Mr. Olin is the.
present secretary of the state .of .Massa
chusetts. .Mr. Darte is judge of the
coart at Wllkesbarre.
Cholera Pr r re awing la Hoaolnla. .
" Port Towxsexd, Wash., Oct. 8. The
steamer Corona arrived from Honolulu.
She is the first vessel arriving from
there that was net sent into quarantine
here since the outbreak of the chclerain
Honolulu. The Corona brings the news
that the contagion is on the decrease'
and the scare is rapidly dying out.
BEDS TAKE REVENGE !
CAPTAIN SMITH OF JACKSON'S HOLt
FAME KILLED BY THEM.
bt Dova-From Ambnsk Wtta Twa Otact
White Men Story of -a Seaat Who 8aa
the BodicH of tlie Murdered Men Bepar
Daicxedited by Mffitary OflftcJala.
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Dexter, Oct. 8. A special from Po
' catello gives the following account of the
killing of settlers at Jackson's Hole by
Indians: A courier and scout of the'
United States troops'named J. W. Wil-'son,-reached
Idaho Falls, about-90 mik
north of this place, last evening, bring
ing news of the killing of Captain Smith
and two comrades by Indians in the-
lower part of Jackson s Hole on Thurs
1 The Indians had sworn vengeance
against -Smith, as it was he," they be
lieved,' who killed one of their tribe and
was the cause indirectly of the death of
a napDocsc last July, bmitn 'was J
womuled himself in this .fight, but re
covered. : Wilson states that Captain Smith and'
-his two companions were prospecting on '
the south fork of the Snake river, at the j
south end of Jackson's Hole, .and were (
ambushed, and he and. his two compan-
ions were snot aeaa ana tneir-Doaies leu
on the river bar. '.
" Wilson andConstable Manning were
scouting iii this locality at the time,- and
both saw the dead bodies of the mur
dered men. Wilson went at once to
Captaiii-Collis' command in Swan Val
ley and reported the facts, leaving Man
ldng at Camp Granite to.refurn to Jack
son's Hole with the troops, who. lcf im
mediately for the .scene' of the killing.'
Wilson then rode to Idaho Falls with
.dispatches. ' . ' .
-Report DkeredUrd by Anthorit.ies.. .
Cheyexne, Oct.- 8. Tho military au
thorities, at Fort Russell discredit the
reports' "of the killing in Jackson's Hole
of Captain Smith and. two' comrades by
Bannock Indians. The' federal authori
ties here' place no leliance on tlie re
port, lieutenant Ladd, Who is in com
mand ofthe troopsat Moutpelier, Ida'.,
telegraphs as feUow.sc 'Notljing is
known here of -the matter." Reixjrt not
credited.." Adjutant General Stitzer,'
.of the state" Jnilitia", received "a dispatch
from'Hon.'Marion Patrie of Market
Lake, chairman of-the.Bepubucan state
central committee of Idaho, reading as
foUows:- 4The' courier,' Wilson,, asserts
positively that ho saw the .three dead
bodies.- I. have not. seen Wilson per
soriaUy." ' ' . -."' -. " . . ;;
.'Venezuela Boundary. OiHpnte.'
Loxbox, Oct.S.-Tho Venezuela "con
sul at Cardiff has written a' letter to the
press giving the history of tho boundary,
dispute between Venezuela; and Great
'Britain.' '-He says Venezuela has re
peatedly proposed to settle the matter by
reference, but that .the Marquis "of Salis
bury, Earl GranviUe and Lord- Rosebery
have '- persistently -declined to do so.
Since then,'." he adds, Venezuela :has
made efforts, toward arbitration, but
the British 'encroachments .have steadi
ly continued until' they how extend fai
beyond the Schombcrg lino into the' ter
ritory.of Terarni. ' '
- Work of the Episcopal Conveatlon.
MixxEAPorJs, Oct.JB. Boston and At
lanta 'gave cordial invitations to .'the
house of deputies of the Episcopal con-'
veution to hold 'the convention of 1898
within their'borders. Memorials to the"
late Dr." Phillips Brooks, Dr, Washing
ton and other deceased clergymen were
introduced. A. J.- C. Zowdeu presented
a resolution looking to the', more digni
fied observance ofthe Fourth' of" July.
Among the resolutions wasone calling
the attention of the house of bishops to
the -infractions of the canons by lay
readersj v.-ho, it was "claimed, were in
.some instances .exceeding their power."
. Burleicli'd ApiMtlntiueut Confirmed.
Helexa, Mon., Oct. 8 Judge
-Knowles-of the Uniteil States court -confirmed
the appointment of Andrew -'F.
Burleigh as receiver of the Northern
Pacific road and - appointed two others
as receivers for the Montana district.
They are Edwin L.:Bonner of Missoula
and Captain J. H. MilLs of Deere-'Lodge.
The former isa well known merchant
in tins city, thV latter being -the com:
niissiouer of the bureau of labor, agri
culture 'and'.-" industry of Montana "in"
the receivers' bond was fixed atiOO.OOO.
TOLD INAFEW WORDS
EVENTS OCCURRING IN ALL SECTiONS
Happening From -Home and Abroad" Re
duced ' Froift Columns to Lines - Kvery
.tiling but Facts' KiiuiinateJ. For Oui
ReadcrV Ci:i-.viiieuee. -
Wednesday Oct. .3.
Supremo colirt held i1im th'e'clty of- Dej
Moines has aright to i:e water. -rates
by ordiuniice: Kurouu suijar" "crop
wHl be l,26o,oa).ton"s short of the average
---A ynui-.t -flower 'parade oj)cnjtl the
festLvities nf carnival week at Kansas
City Two -jusand miners . stopped
work in. the M.issilhm district in Ohio-1
The cOiuptroUcr'has authorized .the First
National -hunk of "Britt. la.,' to begin
business.. Cnpital, 33,000- Jro- P."
Rankin, a -pioneer, millionaire, philan
thropist and prominent Congfegationalist
layman, -died at- fsan Francisco The
Eucharistic society of tho Catholic church
opened .its. cougress at Washington '
The attorney general of Iowa has given an
opinion that a rider covering the 80 per
cent co-insurance clause would not be al
lowed under the state law- Texas' legis
lature met in special session to pass, an
antiprize 'fight law-7 Governor MorriU
presided at the first session ofthe. Inter
state Deep Waterconferenccat Topeka
At Otturawa, la., the great council of the
reservation of Iowa will convene Tuesday,
.Oct. 8-" Near Clinton, Ia.,-80guestsat.a'
wedding feast were poisoned, none fatally
: At Manhattan, . Ilh., St. -Joseph's
Catholic church was- dedicated with great
pomp At St. Louis Father' J. Cosgrove
will sue Archbbnop" Kain for salary" for
he time ho ha;' bean without a-permanent
appointment in' the diocese At
Now Vienna. -la., Mrs. William Stiffen.
hung herself on a tree in the yard At
MoUne, Ills., Edward. Hennecke, fearing
helpless old age killed himself with poison
At Clinton, Wis., schools have been
closed on' account of. diphtheria
Richmond, Ind., will substitute .work
rooms for soup houses this winter At
Ottumwa, Ial, Bruce McKay had his head
split open by a circular saw, but will re
cover -At St. Joseph, Mo., Thomas R.
Smith, pubUc administrator, was stricken
with appoplexy. - He wiU probably die
At Delphi, Ind., the famous tax litigation
between county officials and the Bowen
estate is settled. Tho estate pays $10,000
to.the county, $4,000 - to the. city and all
costs At Iowa Falls,-la.,' the annual
convention, of Iowa Cniversalists re
elected Judge- .O. B- Ayres president'
The treasuay closed the month of
September with a Surplus of $3, 173.040
in receipts over expenditures.
TburadajrOet. 3. '
The officers of the Forest City Land aad
Improvement company must show cause
Oct. 15 at -Pierre, ,S. D.,' why a receiver
should not be appointed Petitions to
congress to recognize Cuba are being
signed in many western cities The Rev.
William H. Milburn, the blind chaplain
of the United States senate, Is drawing
large crowds in London churches where
he Is preaching The attorney general
of South Dakota" has decided the only way
to remove S. A. Wheeler, oommiattoaar
of labor statistics, Is to impeach aim.
There wiU be a hearing fat the case OoilO
At Palmer, Mlca.,tao Volunteer mine,
of which General Russell A. Alger of
Detroit is the principal owner, will b
BBwaterod and active mining nmmmtA
At Beatrice, Neb., the hardware More
of Cramp Sb Dix was dosed oa chat
tel Baorigaces aggregating
Dr.Heaeklaa E. Depp, one ofthe
prominent citizens of Sedalla, Mo, la
dead rGeacral O. M. Foe, the weU
know United States engineer, died at
Detroit Charles M. Smith of Decatur,
Bis., who killed his chUd, Louise and ala
sister-in-law, Elna Butcher!, pleaded
guilty The 38th triennial convention
of the Protestant church of America be
gan at Minneapolis Five hundred ar-
reste havo been made in connection with
the recant rioting of Armenians at Con-'
stantinople The Mlnouklils., miners .
have struck for an advance of 10 cents
per ton and a check welghman. They
now get 22 cents -The business portion
of 'Cambridge,0.,was destroyed by fire . .
The United States armored cruiser .Brook
lyn was launched into the waters of 'the
Delaware at Cramp's shipyard r
A cable car poatoffice system is now in
operation in New. York City Senator
George G. Vest wUl speak on the mone:
tary question at Fayette, Mo., on Oct. 13
Charles York jumped 20 feet from the
window of a justice's office - at Danville,
IUs.; and escaped- The annual meeting
ofthe Illinois Woman's Christiam Temp-
.erance union Is in session at Quincy
Rev. W." G. Capps has been sentenced
to 20 years' imprisonment for shoot
ing his wife at ' Vernon, .Ky.
Glesecker, in the London Times, says that
the European sugar .crop this year will be
11,800,00). tons short 'oft .he average
Texas legislature parsed- a. bill making
Srize fighting a felony.. .- The law goes,
ito effect-immediately Nebraska Re
publicans nominated- -Judge' Norval for
supreme court judge and C. ' H; Morrill
and H. L. Gould' for .regents.
Friday Oct. 4.
AUthe gambling houses. at Dubuque,
la., are closod: At . Baraboo, Wis., the
jewelry store of 'J. Ragoty . was . robbed of
$1,000 At Louisville, Ills., tho Forty
eighth Illinois .volunteers will, hold their.
nnnual'reunion.Octr. .10 7A new electric
- railroad will be built from. Toledo, O., to"
Pioneer, a- distance of 50 miles At
Rockford", IlLs.,- S: W, Treat -has sued'
William G. Farguharfor.10,000: damages
for slander. for calling him a perjurer" .
At Springfield, -- Mo.,' '. George' Hayes
pleaded guilty of. murdering Deputy
'Sheriff J. H. Keller and was sentenced .to
the penitentiary for life -The westbound
-Texas and Pacific passenger train was de-.
railed at Mex-Station; Colo. Engineer
..Hadlock, Fireman F:..P-'"Byan and Ex
press Messenger-Laugley were injured
Mrs. Aggie Wigglntou, aged 80,. com
mitted suicide .by- hanging at Mount.
Washington, -Ky. H. L. Humphries
murdered James Bryant at EdwardsvUIe, '
Ala., burned - his body and escaped -
Democrats'at Fort -Dodge, la., nominated -'
M. E. Smith for senator Judge Husted
of -Dubuque, .la-, has instructed the' grand
jury to indict' the gambling house' keep
. crs-: The seventh annual reunion of the.
Second Iowa cavalry.' was held, at Des
Moines. ' Thenoxt meeting will- be. held
at- Davenport- The city council .of
Omaha has evolved a plan to purchase
the waterworks plant.' Tho "question of
issuing bonds Is soon'to te.voted upon by
the people The Colorado. Federation
of 'Women's clubs closed -their .first
annual - meeting by continuing - the
old' officers for another. - year
While playing -football at Flint, Mich.;
Albert WUdager had his right arm broken
-, A diabolical attempt was made at Var
sallies, Ky., to burn several' people to
death 'The (roductton of wool has do:
creased enormously' during' the. last 3
years -17. H. Scott, a well known? busi-
.ness man at Garden City,' Kan., ended
his - life . by means of morphine
Frank. Swaney. of Alliance, Q., was shot
dead by his father-in-law, David Court
ney, for Ill-treating his wife Consul
.Washington at Cairo' says that there is a
good opening for the American' furniture
-trade in Egypt- Dr. Becker, .the geolog
ical expert, says that Alaska's mining re
sources are wonderfully rich and abun-
bant in extent Governor .Renfro -.of
Oklahoma In: his annual report recom
mends the opening of more Indian reser
vations to settlement. . '-
Saturday Oct.. BV
Postmaster Hall of. Red Oak, la., has
been suspended, pending an Investigation
of his office James Kuckek of -Marshall-town,-la.,
a. shoemaker, -wa3 killed- by an
Iowa . Central switch engine" -Daniel
Bogart, dealer In general merchan'dlsb at
Relnbeck, la., has failed. The liabilities
will exceed 16,000--Tho annual encamp
ment of the Iowa.Southwestern Veterans'
association began -at Albia with an -at
tendance of . 3,000; Eric
.farmer of 'Hancock county,
.kllMd by a . kicking horse.
widow- and '11 "children
-Iowa will hold meetings in ail tho towns
of the state-' during 'the winter to
promote tho cause of equal 'suffrage
Governor. Rich of Michigan has paroled
four prisoners under the new law. "Friends
ofthe inen will give, them employment"
The reunion of- the . Illinois' Associa
tion of ex-Prisoners of War at Mount Ver
non closed "with an address by Congress
man Hopkins L. W. Tisdale, for 33
years agent of tho American Exprosj
company at Saginaw, Mich., ha; been
"placed on the retired list and given a pen
sion The battleship Texas" has been on
a brief trial trip since receiving the new
machinery Pbumix, ArL, held a.cekv
brationover the appointment of General
Miles to.be the general commanding." the.
army "-President Cleveland ' returned
to' Gray Gables from -.his fish
ing trip . with Private Secretary
-Thurber and E.' C. Benedlct--Kansas
Democrats decided not .to hold a
state convention Joseph . Tlrenan of
St. Louis, .who died Sept." 1, has been. "dis
covered "to have been short $33,000 in his
accounts with the Security Building' and
Loan 'association The state- board of
liquidation at Baton Rouge, La., -ordered
the treasurer to purchase 1200,000 of state
bonds. It caused the bonds to reach par
for the first time since the war-A royal
proclamation was gazetted "further pro-'
roguing'the' British parliament until
Dec" 23 The bond of Receiver F. G.
Bigelow of the Northern Pacific railroad
was filed' anil immediately approved by
-Judge Jenkins. '
Monday, Oct. 7. . .
.The Pickwick, the largest saloon in Des
Moines, Ia.,and the first to open uder
the mulct law, 'has failed, with assets of
17,000 and liabilities- of $14,000 The A.
C. Mounts Broom company of Des Moines,
Ial, has felled, with liabilities of $12,000
- and "no assets At St.- Joseph, Mo:, Dan '
Howard, the "comrado of 'Pat Shea, dead
Burlington' train robber, has been ac
quitted The case of the state of Kan-"
sas .against J. n. nuuson, euitor 01 me
Topeka Capital, for., criminally .libeling
United States District Judge C. G. Fos
ter,, -has been. dlsmssedr--At" Bur
lington, la., Charles - Lanegcr .'cut
bis throat and. will-' die; J. A. Dickey
took morphine and will get well
At Tecumseh, O. T., Tullls and. Henry
Welse,' convicted of highway robbery,
were sentenced for life. They robbed-a
man of $7 -At Charleston, W. Va., A.
J. Scott was -hanged for the murder of his
wife- The treasury shows an available
cash balance of $185,592,971, and a gold re
serve of $92,798,783--At Flemlngton, N.
J., King Piatt, aged '8)" "the "original
Jersey peach grower," was burned to
death with his residence. Mrs. Hires, a
lodger, was Injured Rev. Bruce Brown,
publisher -of a church paper at Webster"
ster City, la., has sold 'his" plant to
G. L. Brokaw, of Des. Moines, la. r
No change was observable In General Mat
hone's condition r-The Sal's -Arms, a
tavern mentioned -in "Bleak House," by
Dickens, Is about to be torn down Rev.
Dr. Lawrence dropped dead In the pulpit
of Wayne Avenue church, Dayton, O.,
While conducting services With the 00
vessels wrecked off the. English coast dur
ing the recent storm, not more than 100
lives were lost The official reports show
this year's sugar crop in Louisiana to be
the largest that has ever been produced by
Lstj Jones Is trylac to walk from Sea
far. to Waaalagton, D. C, on a wager. Be
kas arriTed In 41aaay, N. Y. He has
dropped u weight from 909 to ttOpoaads.
At Helena, Moat., aetata convention
of sheepmen will be held Nov. 11 to secure
a representative before the next congrats
to obtain a protective tariff oa wool At
Parson, Kan., the case against the oaoers
of the Cftty baa for receiving deposit la
MM when they knew the bank walnah
eat, were dllaiffil " At Albia, la., Wll
UamJ.Laneey, a farmer was killed ay
falling on a pitchfork At Milwaukee,
WI:, Stephen Fats, while bathlagjla a
barber saop,died of heart dlawwo Jam
Raff rey, Rlngling Bros.' animal trainer,
who was attacked and injured by a
gorilla at Pittsburg recently, is lyiag at
Baraboo, Wis. At St. Paul, Mian.,
Judge Sanborn appointed the Union Pa
cific receivers receivers for the Kansas and
Omaha road Ex-Governor Walte of
Colorado will ..arrive - at Topeka
Oct. 17 to spend a week fox the
Kansas campaign making speeches
Henry "M-Stanleyv African. explorer, left
Oakland, CaL, for Denver Ada Cavea-
di$6, the actress,- is dead The North
Atlantic squadron will go to sea in a few
day from -the Chesapeake bay to resume.
evolutions Captain ' Smith and' two'
.other white men were killed by Re'-pock
Indians at Jackson's Hole-
Ta CTkicago aad tke K&st.
ngers going east for business, will
naturally gravitate to -Chicago-as the
graat commercial center. "Passengers
rewisiting friends- or relatives in ' the
eaitern states always desire to "take ia"
Chicago en route. All classes of passep
gers will find that the "Short Line-' ef
the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Bail
way, via Omaha and -Council. -Bluffs;
affords excellent facilities to reach 'their
destinations .in. n manner that will ie
sure to give the utmost satisfaction. -
"A reference to the time tables will in
dicate the route to be 'chosen, and, by.
asking any principal agent west 'of. the'
Missouri river 'for a ticket over the.
Chicago, Council Bluffs & Omaha Short
Line of. the Chicago, Milwaukee fc St."
Paul -Railway, you will be cheerfully
-furnished with the proper passport via
Omaha and Chicago". 'Please note that
all of'the ?Shbrt Line'' trains arrive in
Chicago in ample time to connect with
the express trains of all the great threngh
car lines to the principal eastern cities.-
.For additional particulars, time tables,
maps, etc., please' call on or address F."
A. Nasu.'Genernl Agent, Omaha, -Neb.-
o Califoraia iaVa'Tiiarist Sleeper.
TbVBnrlincton nMaasiersbnally con-
ducteonce-a-week exctxsions to .-Colorado,
Utamand Californiliia. just the
thing. for peVide'-of- moderate! means.
', ll-DUvinilU ;utfl&LF uiuiiMEAUtmi''
...kl.l ...... ...4 .lll.B .. .....a
hey leavotmaha and Erne
everyxniursday and-co. "through with
out ehjBge,.to. San Krancisco and Los
AngoleTho tourist aepe'rs in which
excureioami. travel, arewarpeted,; "up
holstered inl rattan aridTaavo spring
seats, spring lacks, mattres, blankets.
towels, eflv -OnI-S5
for w double 1
wide enough anobig
lorrido SaSrings, the- mander-
nnd -pens of the Roaries,
city -anoHacramento. Tr or
for lllnstraed. folder
ing- f nil
tion,"caU' the nearest
riington lonte orwnte
to J. "Francis,
P. &" T. t, Omaha
Taeeday aftomoon;an( are correc.t and reliable
ai.vueiiioR. ... -..- .' - .
OBAIN.ETO.--:-- .". " . .
HhelIol Lorn....-...v .', ..-.:.-.. is
Floor ia .100 lb, lots.:';'.,.."-. ,..-.$ 5 .WgH M
.rnonccK. . ' ""-
imit ' i. . avtf 11
ClKtf v - . m rm la?)
IUlallMvS j . f . '3l
' .'" -' "I.IVE stock. . ' '.
Fat hogs... .....;.'.':........-. .,.V". 3'.'25fi3 50
xAtoaCoIl' S 1 iwVtM
Fnwlftr- '.-...". $2 J2563 O0
'- LKiiAL NOTICE. . " '. .
Id the 'matter of tho entato of - John M.-lVarce,
(hrpaftVl.. -' . . ' ' '
TaTOTKE ia liArobreivon t hut" in Durannoo-ot
JS9 ".an oriier'of JJ.-Sullivan. "indfre. of the'
uisinci conn 01 i-iaiie couniy, nenranKn, inaao
on the 8th day of June, WXi. for the sale of tho
real Potato hereinafter described, there 'will be
Hold at public venduo Itie. following described
realestatpfto wit: -Tii? south half of tlie eoiith-
wet Quarter of itection fifteen, ,in township
nineteen north J of ranjtrt four west of. the. 6th
principal meridian -in l'latte. county; Nbbraitka,
snbject ti n firt niortn:iKe thereon.
- .H-iid Mile- will be held at the county -judge's
office, in Columbus, in said county;-on the lfilh
day of November, IS95. at 1 o'clock p. ni. '
WILLIAM J. IKWIN.
Executor of the last wilL of Jihn M. Fearce,
OE IS HEREBY GIVEN that bi virtue
I. a chattel mortsaice dated January 28th.
1S95. En dulr filed and reconlwi'in the office of
the cAnty clerk of Platte connty. Nebraska, on
the- -S)lh day of- January. IddS, and executed by.
FraakUrzyawa to B. Tworek to secure, the"
payment of $181.00 with interest at 10 percent
per annnm from 'date .of aid mortKajce upon
which there is owing at the date- hereof tho sum
of 1 192. 10 and noon wliich .there will be duo on
tho 1st day of November, 1893, the sum of f 193.9U L-ilefault-having
"been made in the' "conditions of
said mortgage And the mortgagee and his assians
deeming themselves unsafe anil .-insecure and
no proceedings at law having been had to re
cover said debt or any part thereof and the same
together with said mortgage having been duly
assigned-to the undersigned, therefore' thenn
dersigned will sell the property described ia said
mortgage, viz:' 1 black mare nine, years old.'
weight about 1.000 pounds, white spot in fore,
head, called'Daize; 1 black mare'ninc. years old,,
weight about 1,000 iionnds, called Fanny; 1 black
horse colt two rears old. callid-"4Vlei 1 brown
mare-colt- two years old: 1 lumber wagon;. J-
plow; lcom planter ami -hvuheatror shoats, at
public. auction in-front' of ISnrowiak's .grocery
in the city of (V.liimlwB, in Platte county. Ne
braska, on the Mli dny of November. 189T, at 1
o'clock p. m. of said day.
Dated October 2d. 1895.
The Commercial Rank,"
Of Columbus, Nebraska, assignee of said mort
gage. .. - - . '- . 9oct4t .
When 'S'ou AVarit Yoiiv
Or your personal' property protected!
from loss by FIRE, LIGHTNING or
CYCLONES, call at the office of ..
j. a. aRiFiTEisr,
Three doors 'north-of ; First National
Bank. None but '-first-class companies
represented.-.. .- "4sepy
B. P. DUFFY.- ' VM. O'BRIEN.
. IJAWYERS. ..
Special attention given .to - Criminal
. .-. "Law. - "-:-'
Office: Corner Eleventh and North Sts
For - the -Campaign!
iThe Omaha I
s To January 1,1896. .
The campaign this Fall will be
s fall of interest, to all Nebraska S
5 voters. The Bee .proposes to dis- s
s cuss the issues in its usual 'fear-
E less manner. ' Send fifteen centa
5 for the best paper in the-west. - s
I 12 pages each issue.
Jancy (rrQceries, ;
Eleventh Street, -
-. .We invite you to come and -.sec 'us.-' We rearirt'he.rnVorests'oV our!
patrons as mutual-with our owiij so rar :iV rtur.'lealiii are" jLiicvfiietl-Hour ,
part of the obligation being to provide .aVitl oHojrr - '
. --."'- "."- -.""'' : ' ".-"--
Good - Goods v at Fair .. Priced;
- aW-EyERYtHING?KJEPT that ' is expect ed'.t.o-b found " iii- a fiht--
class", up'toWIatc grocerv -store. . ". -
. - .. - - - -. - -. - .
-. ' Etablihcl JS70; '
BECHER, JC6GI & CO.,
REAL- ESTATE - LOANS - INSURANCE,
COLUMBUS, NEBR ASK A.
- " MONEY TO LOAN ON FARMS at "lowest rates of intnt,un shur't or Knt "tiuio.ia niirouiu
to' unit applicant. -"" -"..- -..---. .-.---
BONDKD ABHTBACTEK8 OF TITLE to all rtnl w.lat!b l'liitte eiranty. '--"'
:- Kepresent THE LEADING INSURANCE COMPANJfcSof tlri.-WH.I; tur.fftrit'i"i'liCe a
the most liberal ia ase. Loasesadjaated.ahd irom.lbpaltrt t!iioHU-. . -1; "-"-:'
Notary Public ahrars iaoHce.- - .'.-.-.-- " .'.-
Farm and city property forsaW- .".-- Z -'".. --'..'
Make COllactlOBa of fnrMtira inliaritMiroti fiiiif-uill ut'onniiil: ;..L... ..-'.l r...... !,"..-- . -
nfVnmn. . :.-.- -v-.-
' AdTertiae'iBentB a'nder thiB'head'fivt contf" a
M. SCHILTZ .'makes boots aad shoe in the
heat st lea. and osee oBlT'tho'Terr best
kttut can be procored lathe market: &2tf ;
Capita! Stick Pali in $100,000.00
.-.--;" ..'OTICraaStf SBKT0X3:"'
a. anoerson; Prea'tV -- .. . -
. -. J..ir.OALLEY, Vice Pvel't,.
-"'.- Ol T.-ROEN, Cashier.
JACOB UREISEN.- "-. 'jlol REEDEK. '
O.ANDERSON,'-' -'.' . I.. ANDERSON.
. J. F. BERNEV ;, " '.' -- '
This is the time to sow
winter wheat. Choice
seed for sale at :
65 Cents a Bushel.
We keen on hand at
all times a full stock of
the best erades of Penn-
svlvania A n t h r a c it e
. Rock Snrines and oth
er soix uoais always, on
hand. Give us a call. -.
' DSALZBS IS "-
FRESH AND SALT HEATS,
Blavaatk aHraat, Colaatbaav Vab
ATTORNEYS. AT LAW,
OSce over FirttNatioaal Bank. .
COLUMBUS,- - --. - - - NEBBaSK.
StJaBtf - -
VKTOOBLEY Jk BTlREa, .'"
- ATTOsUrBYft AT LAW.
8oataweat cocmar" Elaveath aad North Streeta.
lljalr-r CoLCTcaca, NnaABXA.
First National Bank,
"---" ..,.."'-'- .,.
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:--H. V. J. lHHKKNltklUlr.lt
." 1.SIHKKK.NSKN. ..'..". .-"
;-. . . .""" V"'""." V:YJ" ".' ' 1" '
CMTters.SHBertor Advantages to all who
..." .desfre ah Education.
- ; ' X0RMAI.";"C0.t:tWE.
' Stitf'e'CediJit'itto Course. -First;
Grutte Cert ijii't'ttt" Coit i-xt
Skc'oml Grade- CertJthuile ('nhnw. ' ':
Third Grade Certifetite Vonive.. . '-.'".
r'tcjmratori Course jor oumj Teacher..
. -"' ' V.THOllbtMli.TIUlXtSrj IV
... -SHORTirANU. "- AltlTUMEl'lC.
' . TV PEWKITINU;- PENS! ANSI! 1 and
. BOOK.KEKPlNr. CO.MMERCHL-li.VW..
!r-5ffEvfninB clasn diiriw: fall' mfd -winler.
anirai anyxime nrninuenicuiH can lie ni.-Mlefor
special sthilies'.- "Students may nter at nn'
time. Kill tIl1 iinnria K.r.t....il...r '. I .. f,.lf
information. ni'lilfPV..'. "
. .' W. B. BACKUS, Proa't,
-' ' rkfipitiKTOit or the
Omoln Meat Market
""! " I I
Game and Fish in Season.
6?"Hij,'her,t market pricGo uiiil. for -Ilules'u'iid
Tal'loir. . '...-
. THIRTEENTH ST.,
COLUMBUS,. - "-r NEBRASKA
Blartsmitti and Waaon Maker.
-SELLS THE DEEICING '.
Thel are perfect innchinH, Btrontf-wlierA
atrenKth i'm nt-.-d.-d. Evnrj-' lever within eimy
reach. "To ho jjirnple i. to- be- iffeat." The
binder has neen relucl to. a few tiioiplt' i!ec-i
weiKhmff. tiiKether only W iiutdn. "Si tlu
Beennic before you buy another. " w
Shop on- .Oliv'. Street; ColumbuBr?
. fourdobrueduth of Borowiak'tt
Wfc Carry Coffins, Caskets and
Metallic Caskets at as low
" prices as any one.' .
DO EMB AT-iiNGh
! .HATE THE-BESTHEABSE
:.IS THE COUNTKY..
Dr. CLARK'S INSTITUTE
TOU THBTIie.T3tEST'or -THE
.Also Tobacco, Morphine and ..
; other Narcotic Habits: .
fcy Pri vate treatment Kiven if deeircl.
.'. - - ' ." --
COLUMBUS,- ---: . NEBRASKA-.
.--..-. laprtf , . -
W: A. McAtxiiiTKK."- -" W. 3I.-Cobski.icb:
THVAIX1STER COIUTEUUS,. -' .
ATTORNEYS AT LvW, .
traa3HPal " fSVSiPBwlL ' aff aaWar
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