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VOLUME XXIX.-SXr3IBER 21.
COLUMBUS. NEBRASKA. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 3U 1898:
WHOLE NUMBER 1,477.
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Tie United Brethren church at
Memphis .was dedicated last , Sunday;-
Father John C?--wIev. who ha3 been
pastor of the Catholic church at Davev
for. several years, died, suddenly last
Abcat three miles cf new brick
sidewalk: cf Table Heck's famous
brick, ais been laid in that place thia
The yield of. cats in the vicinity of
Fremont' this, year is the Iarupst for
some time. Some fields went fifty
bushels to the acre and many turned
." forty. -Wkeat averages from eighteen
jt,, eight-year-old hoy nf John
'" Jl-ulsteads, of Stromsburz, a mer1-
.ckant tailor, was smothered tp Jeath
in th banks of the Blue river. The
. . bank "cu.ed in and thp "boy died be-
for. he could be .gotten out.
The Board of County Commis3ion-
. T3 advertised' for bids for the con-
. truction cf a jail building at Heming-
, lord. For several years past it has
been necessary to take prisoners from
that county to Grand IsIandforsaf
keeping, which has been very expen
.. Eive. and enough money has been es-
peuded In this way that would be re-
'.quired to build a splendid jail.
" Special days at the Trans-MIesis-
. .eippt exposition in October are Oct. 1,
Chicago Da?, 5. Pennsylvania Day,
. Ohio Day, 6, P. E. O. Society Day;
New York Day; 7, Knox CoDfcre Day:
3. Twin City Day. (St. Paul anu Min-
.. jicapoiisK 1. Knights cf Pytnias Day,
"37. LO.O F Day. IS. Tennessee Day;
'""Ancient Order of United Workmen
'Day, 'JO .Denver Day, 21. Apple Day.
: -. " . Mrs. Antcn Sada. of Cuming county,
ho wst t'o Germany to reside sever
al months -ago, is back again, the Or
'.. .man aoverament refusing her permis-
sjon to remain ia that country. This
"refusal is aid to bf based on the
.. ground that no immicrant is permit
td to remain fn that country who
dvs not mnK1 provided wjrh at leas'.
Sn0 in cash for each member of th
". "" A royal welcome ws given at Loup
;'' Ciry o A?hIov F Conzer en his rc-
m tarn from Sanriago de Cuba, where hi
'"was Loup City's only hero of the bat-
tJe" of El Cany About one hour be-
: fore the arrival of the B. M. train
Senator Conger received' a telegram
that his- saa was coming. Over 200
. itizpns.. headed by fife and drum.
!."wat to the deot to join in the re
ception. T . The horned rabbit which was cap
. -1'ired some time ago in the countrj
'east of thfe city. ays the Lincoln
Journal, has been prepared and pre-'.-
5erv?d at. the state farm. The rabbit
V !s riot th represcnative of any par
ticular class but it is a freak. The
fjrowth cf horns upon its head Is ai
abnormal peculiarity such as a three
. .IcggRd alf. The anunal will be placed
. fci the museum.
:. J. f.-Pigh of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
arrived m York and identified cne of
the horses found in Henry Getchpll's
pospesibn when arrested at Hastings
"a few weeks ago, as one of a. team
. ,GetcheIl stole from him since the Mil-
..-" lcr'-tcam was stolen from here, some
sotph months ago. Getclrell seems to
. ,hav rjaie a record as a hors thief.
"..VhHe at Marysville. Kas.. witL th
. tps'm h stole from Pugh. he traded
. the" horsp identifiei in York, to a. farm-
f,r . aad thpn afterwards stoic the
horc from the man.
' .-The new Christian church at Fre
' aon was dedi.-ited last Sunday. Work
: was bEnn en th building 3Iay 14
. and it -was completed a short tome ag
. and -opened for worship last Sunday.
"rt .is a commodious, though unhand
some structur sixtv-four by thirty
. eight fcpt. with a vestibule eight by
.tfn and a robing room and studj
'twelve by thirty-two feet. It present
' a "striXinz aparance owing to the
farr that it much lower than ordinary
. ciurtAps; The furnishings are in
ke'epuig with the building.
, . Aqua-tr section of land lyinz wst
' f-t)f Nebraska cirv which was the prop
. erty of Uw late Dana Beasley. has ben
sold- tr Henr? Hpye, Jr for flO.000.
.-. M9.crs. Charles Grber. Jr.. and
lse Overtca of Xebrcka City, w r?
'. riding in a cuggy when the horse be
came frizhtened and ran away. Mr
Grbr was thrown, from the busgy.
.throwing ti3 right shoulder cut of
place sad otherwise braisins him.
yTr Ovorton !umped and in so doing
had his left arm broken in thre
-places. It was a narrow cscane fot
Thc parents fwho liv ar Eeatrice-j
cf Robert Evans, sergeant in company
C. now at Manila, have about becom
convinced that their son is dead. Var
ious npwapazer reports have mi
tiond the illness and death cf Ser
geant. Evans but located him in an.
"other company. However, from re--ports
received through other source,
the family has ben forced tn the con
clusion that Robert has died at Ma
nila. It appears from what can b"
learned that he had a lee amputatea
and that death resulted from th
A case of desertion was brought to
. light at Fremont. Word was brought
to on of the members cf th Lails
parity club that Mir. Dickout had
been deserted by her husband and that
- he was in absoiute want. Th- cpe
'was immediately looked into and Mrs.
.; Dirkput and two small chidren ere
found with nothing to eat in the
hUSJ A P"1 of skim!E milk was
1I the nourishment the family har
had for several days. Their hunger
Teas onickly pacified. The woman
weaW not fceg and she was in. no con
dition to go out and seek sustenance.
. George Ziasmaster. a laborer, was
SrouRht into justice court in Tecum-
seh. on the charge of selling mort
.irogwd wheat, the Chamberlain bank
oeing the complainant. Zinsmasrcr
was bound over to await rrial in the
district court, bend Tiding fixed at $2f0
He could act furnish baiL
Henry Mcwrer. a farmer living west
of Lyons, employed a stranger to
work for him by the month while he
. was in. town, who gave his name a
C. A. Carpenter of Omaha. When Mr.
; Mowrer went out to do his chores Mr.
Ccrpeater was found missing, and so
was a span of his best horses and a
the July report cf the Nebrsskx
climate" and- crop service of the weath
. er bureau Professor Brun"j discus-a
the progress made in killing gcass
hcrpers with, fungus diseases. He
finds that two and possibly three dis
tinct species af locust tilling ftingi.
Have been brought forward in diSer-
ent carts of the world in recent year-.
Professor Bmnner himself discoVe-ea
" ' in. South America, 'a very promising
.disease: Should it. attack the grass-
npopers of Xorth America he Is can
"Jident that it will do much execution,
' as it is qlosely connected with the dis
eases that has been found to work o
admirably in disposing of cinch bug.
Hit, Cry Wfatfcsr Sen's Alois Cin to
Matirflf With i Rul
RAIN IN SOME SECTIONS.
Central Portion of the State Gets a Fair
Share of Moisture, bat 'Other-Portions
Suffer rail riowiaf
ITell Cnder Way.
The past week, says tha "Ihst Ne
braska, crop bulletin, has been hot and
dry. with an excess of sunshine, and
brisk southerly winds.
The aTerare daily temperature ex
cess varied from 5 degrees in the west
ern ccunliea to somewhat mora than
7 degrees in ths eastern. The dail7
maximum temperatures were above SO
degrees generally on the last three
days of the week and in manyscuthem
counties were above ICO degrees.
sLsted of showers the first day3 of the
week. In most of the southern and in
a few central and northern countis
the rainfall exceeded one-half cf an
Inch and in small areas exceeded an
inch. In a considerable portion of the
state the rainfall was less than one
tenth of an inch and in many places
no measurable amount fell.
The cloudless days and high tem
perature cf the past week have- caused
corn to advance toward maturity very
rapidly. In the northern counties and
in sections where the moisture xvas suf
ficient this has been exceedingly favor
able for corn. In many sections the
lack of moisture, combined with the
high temperature, has caused corn to
dry cut and ripen too rapidly. This
will cause much chaffy corn in the
southeastern counties and will quite
generally reduce the yield cf com in
the southern counties.
Fall plowing has made good progress
but the ground is setting too dry ia
?ome counties. A little rye has been
sown. Pastures need rain. Report by
Hamilton Thrashing out cf shock
in progress; gcod headway being made
? Pl0,f,a& but ttin rarJier dr-v tco
dry for com
Jefferson Fall plowing i3 progress
ing nicely considering the dry weather;
Johnson Litt'.c change in condition
of crops: tame grapes ripening and
fair crop: apples light and poor qual
ity; pastures dry.
Lancaster Com ba mads geed pro
gress; pastures getting short; cutting
of wild grass for hay begun.
Nemaha Hot and dry; corn and po
tatoes need rain badlv.
NuckoUs Cera has improved in con
dition: some potatoes scalding anI
rotting in the ground; pastures hold
ing out well.
Antelope; Corn doin well and will
make nn avrage crop if it is not dam
aged by frcst.
Dakota Dry weather rood for ripen
ing corn; threshing in progress.
Dixon Stacking about finished;
threshing in progress; corn doing well;
wild hay very gcod; fall plowing has
Dodge Veatber very favorable fc
corn and shock thrashing: fa'l plowing
in progress, but it was a little dry the
irrt of week.
Holt Corn ripning very fast; hay
ing upon uplands about finished; pas
tures gcod; fall plowing commenced;
ground in good condition.
Madison Corn doing well; having
well along: sugar beets looking fine:
pastures need rain; grass is getting
Bcone Com has advanced rapidly;
haying well advanced and' crop gocd;
second crop cf alfalfa, bing cut.
Garfield Gocd rain edrcay help
ed corn, which was doinc well.
Greeley Corn much Improved, but
about ten days late hay and pastures
beeinning to suffer drouth.
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r.jji i.u.u lipciiiug, u.l..v. ian
grain stacked or thrashed; much fall
plowing being cone; rain would be
Howard Thrashing and hayins in
progress: corn doing well in northern
part of county and needs rain in south
ern. Loup Corn backward; ground very
Adams Thrashing cut of shock
about finished" plowing for fail what.
well advanced: com late, but seems to
be makinn fast.
Frontier Corn promises fair crcp:
stacking and thrashing in progress:
ground in fn.r condition for plowing.
Furnas Heavy rain, with seme hail,
en 17th caused some damaae: ccm gen
erally doing well; fall plowing hi pro
gress. riarian becand and third cuttings
of alfalfa lisht: corn suffering much
from hot. dry weather cf last three
dav cf week.
Hayrs Corn doing wsii; much hay
Hitchcock Com needs rain badly;
much hay being put up.
Kearney Corn making gocd pro
gress, commenced glazing: pastures
improved: plowing about half done;
WESTERN AXD NORTHWESTERN.
Erown Corn precises largest crop
ever raised in county, hut needs five
weeks of favorable weather.
Cheyenne Hay harvest about half
r through; corn doing welL
Keith Weather very hot and cry;
corn needs rain.
Keya Paha Rain has greatly im
proved corn and potatoes; thrashing
and haying hindered by frequent show
ers. Logan Tco showery for haying;
prospect of full crcp cf com.
Mcpherson Corn growing fast;
some hail, but no damage
Reck Nice rains excellent for com.
bat interfered with haying.
Scotts BluT Ccm making fine
growth and maturing rapidly.
The Kearney & E'.ack Hills railway,
sixty-five miles n length, was recently
nnrchased by the Union Pacific for
AH passenger trains now stop at
Minden and business men are feeling
guoa aver iu
1CUU vi.Cl. U-VJU IXIU&. uii uuni; u.
military leck yesterday afternoon,
says the Omaha Bee. when Sergeant
G. W. Millard cf Ord. Neb., arrived
from Chickainauga park with forty
six sick soldiers of he second regiment
of Nebraska, These soldiers came
from all parts of the state and Omaha
Tvas made the central -point from which
all went to their hemes. Two cf them
belonged to Company G. but they are
not very sick and will be able to again
;oin their regiment when the" furlough
3f tklrty days shall have ?xpired.
yatioast Skrlaara Day,
One cf the "Jvel"--.3t day3 of the
Trans-jlissis-iippi Exposition, perioji
in On aha will be Xa'ioual Shrinrs'
Day. Fptembcr 14. Invitations liars
ti-en ftnt to the 50,)JO members "cf
3hriner Temples, in the United Htat'-s
and Canada -and the local com.-iiit.ti-e
is espeeting an. attend mce of upwards"
cf 3.000. " '
The arrangements for the recep
tion and entertainment of visiting De
rbies arc in the hands cf a joint com
mittee of Tangier Temple of Omaha
and Sescstris Temple of Lincoln. Neb
Thi3 committee is working with great
viaor." and will do all in its uower xo
make the occasion' a memorable one
even in Shriner annals.
A reception will be given to the vis
itors on the evening of Tuesday. Sen-
tembcr 1. at which every one willpave
an oppcrtunitv to become acquaint
ed. The following day will be spent
entirely en the Exposition grounds.
The managers of5 the Exposition have
tamed over the Auditorium io the
Shriners for their exclusive use dur
ing the day, and at 11 o'clock in the
forenoon speeches' of welcome will be
distributed. After luncheon the
Shrincr3 from States which have stats
buildings on the grounds will give re
ceptions to Shriners froa other stata
1h thelTTgpegtiTcbuiMjgs -and rtra.
zem bowls will be provided, by per
mission cf the managers of the Ex
position, in each cf the buildings.
At 2 oclock a concert will be given
in the Auditorium and the, remaindr
of the afterncon will be given up o
visiting the Exposition buildings and
inspecting exhibits. At 7 there will
to a grand Shriner parade thrcugh the
grounds, ending up at the Midway,
where ar-an cements have been made j
for :hc Shriners to visit the various j
attractions m dtachmenr- a brU- I
Hunt display of fireworks will be giv- i
en by the Exposition management at j
9. the set pieces to be special Shriner '
j designs. Afe- tha fireworks the re
maining hours of the evening will ie ,
spent bv the visitors on the Midwav. i
At 10 o'clock on Thursdav morning.
September ISrh. cper'al trains en the
Missouri TanSr and Union Pacific
j railways will caj
r the Shriners tn
The Swift Parkins
-"Vmpinv has extended invitations to
all Shriners to visit their packini
house and inspect the works. Din
ner will be oroviced ty Shifts to the
entire party at 12 e'e'ock.
At 2. ceremonial ression will ve fcoi
at Boyd s opera house in Omaha, and
simultaneously a special play for the
ladies cf the Shriner part? only -xi'l
be nresr.ed at tne Crelghton theater,
which has been espciallv engaged t
the Shriners fcr the afternoon. j
At G o'clock, a buffet lunch trill be J
given fcr ths visiting Shnncrs at tw"3 i
of the leadins betels of the city, and I
at 7 there vill be a big parade through I
the principal down-town streets. The i
np-m'e will be under the direction o'
Mr. Benyaker. cf the Streets cf All
Nations on the Midrav, who ha3
promised to brics- cut all his donkeys
and camels, which will give Ft a mere
than usually Oriental character.
After the parade receptions Trill be
held at three or fcur cf the leading
city hotels and at the quarters of the
Trans-Mississippi Traveling Men's
Club, which has been placed at the
disposal of the Shriners during their
- -v at Omaha.
Modem -Vonlnren at the Exposition.
Preparations have been ".veil nish
completed by the head camp of the
ATni'on Tvnnri-nsn or America for a
srreat celebration on the Trans-Missis-
sippi Eipos'tion grounds on Woodmen .
Dav. Thursday. September 22. A joint j
committee of the Omaha. South Omaha ,
and Council Bluffs camps is assisting i
in the work cf arranging the details (
and the event will .undoubted1.- be an ,
epoch in the history of Woodcraft.
Among the features of the program
fcr the day vrill be spepchmaking. a
parade, compotetive drill and fira-
works. In the forenGcn exercis5 will
be held in the auditormrn. Adrasseg
of welcome tvlll be made a? President '
YTattIes on behalf of thp Exposition as- '
enciatien and by Governor Silas A
Koicmb rn behalf of the state of Xe- 1
braska. .Director A. R. Talbot and Su
preme Onrle Mrs. Watts of rhe Rryai j
Ne'ghbors win r??no!id and Hesd Con-
ul T'erthsutt will also make en ad
.Vfter the .snrerhrsnkiug there will I
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j lowed by a competitive drul tor wnica j
! the head camp will offsr att-active '
In the evsnin there "will be a bril
liant display of fireworks. The set
niec-s will 'TT-iude fire portraits of
Head Consul Nor hcutt and Had Cleric
Ka.ws rf th Moceri Woodmen and
Supreme Oracle Mrs. Watts of the Roy
al Neighbors. Emblems of hcth so
cieties wi'I sIfo be shown in fire.
Xeizhbors cf the Modem Woodmen
and of fhe Roval Xeichbors in ail
parts of the country are expected to
take advant3x in large numbers of
the low railroad ratea r?nted fcr
Woodmen Day to visit what is con
ceded to be one of the erandest c tie
world's great esrasitiOns.
XehraoJs.t to the Front Acaia.
Over in the Horticulture building
Nebraska cot to the front yesterday,
rays the Omha Bee, and exhibited a
vrrirt of fm"t rot heretofore sonn.
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Winter p'nrns wre pu uaon the tables t
for the first, time ana tcey proved a
curicslty to many of the aid fruit
growers, "who had never heard of any
thing of that kind before. The plums
are nearly as large as the Idaho prunes
and are of a d?en purple. They are
left en the trees unt'-l they drop off
of their own accord. Even then they
are almost as h?rd as rocks. After
being picked up they are packed axay
in hexes and barrel's and placed in
storage. Late in tie fall cr early in hs
winter they become mellow and take
en a flavor that is equal to that of ripe
plums picked at this season of the
The winter plums have never gone
upon the market in this section of the
country and it is not likely that they
will for some time, as they are very
scarce. These shown were raised by
Fred Eehlin, a farmer residing near
Columbus, "xho secured them by ex
perimenting with ether varieties, and
to his surprise he has secured a plum
that will keep as well as a winter ap
ple. He has no patent upon the ex
periment, stdl he i not tellinz any
one how he obtained the results" that
have rewarded his efforts.
Dcuglas county has brought out the
first Concord grcpes of the season. The
specimens are gcod-sised and are
growing" in. unusually large cluster".
Ksaraev dispatcTt: Threshing is now
being pushed as rapidly as possible
and "grain, especially wheat, is yielding
better than was anticipated. John B.
Neal of Odessa, says his wheat will
average forty bushels-to the acre aad
tis spring wheat twenty-five. Others
who have thre5ed in the same neigh
borhood and other places surrounding
Kearney report from thirty to forty
bushels per acre tor vrintsr wheat afl
seventeen to thirty fcr spring wheat.
Edward Webster has. commenced
.shiupine: celery from his bc .celery
field and it i3 looking fine. "
it m op in
Captain Clark Criticises the Admir?
al's Attempt to Escape
was Master of situation
in the Caaaess Farorcl tiu
Fleet Had It .KasaalaeU la
EarJur 'Cerrera'a Stoicrs CoalU
Keep C? Sofielaas Speed.
N'sw Yosk. Aug-. 27. '"Cervefa
should have stayad in Santiago harbor
.forever rather than conn out the way
he did." was ths raraark of Cantaia
Clark, lately oa the battle ship Oregon.
'The fleet was a fortress. With his j
ITuns he could have driven the Uahed A PLACE FOUND FOR REID;
States army away from the shore uatHj
such time as it could mount 10-incb.i xba Kaw York Editor Selected far Teaca
guns to sink his saip. He was ma J Commissioner.
ter of the situation, and should have WASHn-G-rby, Aug. 27. Sccretarr
'hungon until. every last member of., upon 1 tae cabiaet meeting
his ships crews died of absoiute ataurwipl tbij, aiteraooa. announced that SVhite-tionV'-Then-heTronld
ha? besas visJJiawReid ha-l.becn selecfed as a peace
hero an eternal figure in history commissioner. The comciission so far
"Think of the chances in his favor. ( as made up is; Secretary Day. Senator
Yellow fever might have come and ' c. EL Davis of Minnesota! Senator
decimated the American ranks. A vniliam P. Frye of 3Ia:ue and White
gale mig'ht have broken loose on the law Reid of New York.
Carribeari sea that would have scat- The fifth member. Secretary Day an
tered our ships to the four wiad3 of Bounced officially, has not been finally
heaven, after which Cervera could t selected, but Justice Yb.":r.2 cf th su
have sailed away without opposition nreme court has the President's tender
anu returned to his native land unde
feated." Captain Chai Ies H. Gark is ncrtr at
the Marina hospital, where he
proposes to rest for a few days until
his family shall have arrived from
Michigan. N'obody must infer Cap
tain Clark is an invalid. He is merelv
surTeriag- from a temporary ailment,
brought on by the low fever and long
continued sea diet.
"What are the lessons of the Santi
ago fight?" he was asked.
"First, smoke es powder: second
no woodwork on war ships.
Spaniards were burned up."
"aat is vour opinion aoout tne
scuttling of th Spanish ships after
tneir surrender?" '
"It vvs wrong and in violation of'
every principle of good faith on the
part of a conquered fee," replied the l
captain. "The men who did thoe
acts icricited their rig.it to be pro
tected and should have been shot then
and there Scuttling, a ship after sur
render is treachery. I do not believe
that Admiral Cervera gave-orders for
anything of the kinJ- No. no, he is a i
gentleman. Irresponsible men com- ,
raittcd the outrage. " '
"Uow did the speed of the Spanish i
ships in action compare with, that
promised by their builders?" j
"The vessels certainly came out
with a rush and in fine style," avi
Cantain Clark. "Bat thev "failed to
maintain their sped ouing to the in
efSciency of their stokers or the neg
lected condition of their machinery.
That rush of Cervera's was really oae
of the finest thin?s of historv And hm
the ships divided, at least one might Hi
nave got awav. mere was no. are-
monitory symptom, not a sign that the
ileet was coming
MRS. BOTKIN WILL RESIST.
Extradilloa Will Oe Fonjht by tha Call-
Sa-t CBA3CISCO, Aug. 27. Mrs. Aca
Eotkia. who is under .arrest for the
murder of Mrs. J. P. Dunning and litr
sister. Mrs. Deane. it is stated en good
authority, has decided to make a legal
fight against the efforts of the Dela
ware authorities to hare her taken tc
Dover for triaL Already two attor
neys have been retained. Interesting
legal points are to be raised and the
writ of habeas corpus is to be invoked
in the struggle either to restore the
freedom or to have the
rv the case.
HOAR FOR AMBASSADOR.
I TTxa SZusaehttMtts Seaator Xay Da Sent
I to ttie Coart of S. James.
Bcstos-, Aug. 27. The New York
, Journal's Washington correspondent
' says: If George F. Hoar will consent
to accept the appointment to be an
, basBador at the court of St. James it
probably will be made. The Presi
dent is thinking of asking the senior
I senator of Massachusetts to take the
I place, which soon will be vacated bv
issador Eay, and he is restrained I
by his rslastaaea to move Senator
Hoar from the position he now holds, j
HEAT IS PLAYING HAVOC.
Partly Responsible for a Xaxnbar of (
Deaths at Cam? WirniT
Cxx? Wrxorr Aug. 27. Tne heat is
playing havoc with the sIcjc mea in the '
eamp, and is partlv responsible fcr
nine aeatns yesterday. mere are
1.120 sick in the general hospital and
ZZfi in the detention hospital. There
are 210 cases of typhoid fever. One
hundred and thirty sick of the Eighth
Ohio volunteers ware landed from the
Mohawk yesterday and taken to the
A. "few rnltecl States.
Masagtta. Nicaragua, Auj. 27. The
convention which has been engaged in
formulating a constitution for the
United States of Central America, em
bracing Salvador. Honduras and Nic
aragua, has concluded its work. Com
misBionera were appointed to convene
at Amapala, Honduras, on November
L. These commissioners will supplant
the diet of the greater republic of Cen
tral America, and will assume pro
visional federal powers. They will
make preparations for the election on
December 13. of a president, senators.
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iUHiv to relinauish thtni- ntei
tisiactory aasuranccs are
remedied. The mon. expect to bring
tae trouble to the attention ot Assist
ant Secretary 3eiklejoIia.The trouble'
is said to arise from extra worir. fox
watch no pay ban been, allowed the op 4
tfcy... j .i'wSte -t
-.w.-.cueraijuoges xor prjnej. said. ..r do7,c it because he
terms of four years and for the in-fbroke mT mother's arm. Ee abused
stallafcon .n office of those elected on j 9ad f wouIda-t ataad fnr It.-
March L 1330. j .
T.lerraph.r, QITTorK. 'J - ek Le for Rome.
WAsmrGTOj, Aug-. 27. - Trouble, r'1.LocIt -JV- Au?. V"1??- -"?'
Trhieh for some tiaia has been brewing Missouri sick soldiers is
on the telegraphers ia the employ Wyd bound. At 6 o clock to
of the war department culminated Ves- & ihe s?eclal truf P ??.a ?fs
terday afternoon ia the resignatioi of cJing- 10S blue umf crmed a-tvads
four of the operators. Otner"operators ?. The men are from the
MARTIN IRONS IS DYING.
Has I.94 Bis Strlkas
Ltrzrz Bocx, Ark.T Any. 27. 5b-
Ijioy tli of typhoid fever at L-ojaa H.
Boot's Memorial hospital, is a man of
national reputation as a labor agitator,
who probably has bsea as potent a
factor in labor raorcmeats as .any ono
man in the country. He is Martin
Irons, at present master workman of
the Arkansas remnant of Knights of
Labor; For the past vaar hi has basa
j livlnr era a little fr.ii across t-hs river
from Big1 Rock, naaa; tars city. Lost
Monday ha vra3 taken by friends to
" nospitai, waere ae is cyin- ot ty-
puoia fever, lie is bius-i to deliver an
aoxss ai Scamrnoa. Kan., September
5 uadar tha auspices of.thi Ilnig-hts of
Labor, batwiil never All it.
at a place, uncer cons'.uerat.cn
may be induced to aceept.
ONE RAILWAY'S VAH TAX.
Ccloa Pacific JImt Pt SSO.OCG oa
Its 3Xort3trs In K-iria.
LEAvnrrwoirrn. Ivan.. Aug-. 27. Col
lector cf Internal Revenue M. W. Sut
ton, is in receipt of a dccicion from the
department of justice holding that the
Cnicn Fhcinc Railway company must
put on .achc-iive stamps in every coin
' 7 vhcre the big mortrage executed
i June 23 has been presented since July
1 -w "w-r'- ;- T -aT-rc rTrt T Alin
i. U. t .J VA.a A- fclU S . bUJ'4
ia stamps ia eaci couaty tae ivnnsas
Dra"Ch cf the road runs through and
1 q-" -h payment of S30.00J in
tais at:ite a-Q::c-
SCHLEY SHAKES 5,000 HANDS
The Hera of .Inly 3 Happen la TTall
Street and I Gives an Ovation.
New York. Aug. .27. Rear Admiral
TVinneld Scott Schicy is in perfect
health now. and made a Hying trip
through the metropolis yesterday. The
admiral must have shaken ."3.000 hands
while ia the vicinity of Wall street.
Ee told a reporter that he was in gcod
health. At 6 o'clock yesterday after
noon Admiral Schley started for Wash
ington. ataalla Oatlss Are liish.
Loxdov. Aug. 27. The Eong Kong
cerrespondent of the Daily Mail says:
"The retention of z'.ie prohibitive
Spanish duties at Manila bv the Amer-
eaa authorities is caus'-aj concern
araonr- merehants here, wno nave
, asked Cnlted States Consul General
Wildman to use his inlluenca with
General Merritt to secure a modifica
tion of them. Americaa kerosene oil
sells here fcr Sl.00 a case, whila at
Manila the duty aloaa is S2.05. Flour
pays 70 cents a sack. The object of
the Spanmrds m lirnosing Drch.bitive I
UUV.V " fcfc J WW JUUU FA AU& i-J-, A-Jfc to3 I
If they are retained, they will prevent
the imnortatioa of American scods
into Manila. Merchants here, in ship
ping goods to Manila, did so on the
understaading that the Manila tariix
would be in accord with t
American customs laws."
Monitor. to Co cne Zforti.
WAsntyGTorr. Aug. 27. The fcur big
monitors, Terror. Puritan. Mlaatcno
moh and Amphtrite. and the cruier
Montgomery have been ordered by the
navy department to Newport. R. I. It
has been thought the monitors would
be used in the large ports of Cuba and
Porto Rico, but it lias now been de
cided to send them North. The Mlaa
tonomoh is at Bry Tortugas. und the
others are in West Indian waters. The
extreme heat has told severely on oni
ccrs and men of the monitors, these
craft haviag very limited accommoda
tions above deck.
Another C"iao of Ortlen.
Sas FBAycisco. Au.r. 27. A
gram was received from Wa3hintrton
yesterday revoking the order issued
Wednesdav to the efTect that no
troops would leave this city for Honc
i lulu or the Philippines. Yesterday's
I telegram directs New Yorkers now
here to proceed to Honolulu on the
transport steamer Scantila. which will
s"4 cr Honolulu on Saturday, and,
aer lauding her troops and some snp-
Pes a- nonoiula, wiu uroceed to
A Tanderlillt Jfoar Drownbs.
Newpobt. Iu L. Aug. 27. Plack aud
lack caved William K. Yanderbilt. jr.,
from drowning in Newport harbor.
where his half-rater was caagat in a
squall and went over, tossing young
L Vandarbilt and his cantaia into the
vratcr. They managed to right the
little boat and clambered aboard again,
but twice afterward she was capsized.
The pair clung to her and at last rnan-
! aged to reaeh the shore, greatly ex
War Ha Kllcd m Father.
Bcttai.0, N. Y., Aug. 7. Earl v j
this morning John Carrigaa. a cart-
lean, aged about 60 years, was mur- j
dered by bis son Frank, aged 25 years, t
xae son was arresrea anu zaen to rne t
house and shown the result of his
Worlr. 4T ("rmi ?r I admit is. th
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Leaves ot Volaateers .EzeaIrI.
WAsnETfiTds. Aug. 2T. An order has
been issued b the War denartment
extendinsr the furlousrh of volunteers J
given leave cf absence from thirty to j
jfifc4afaj;. rt.m SWA..
UA Campaign Successful in the
Highest Degree." .
DIFFERENT FROM CIVIL -WAR;
Tha '6enrl is TttoroasSJr
Will Ula.OperatSosj .XUattla Foos"t
by Jkmerieaa Regulars -EUJ All tl
Sastiago. Anc. 27.i-tPror to em
barking ua the steamer Mexico, Majo?
General Shatter coassnted to be in ter 1
viewed. During the interview he dis
cussed in general terms the campaign
that -has just ended. Tha bare pros
pect of returning to the United Statas
caused him to "be more" brighter, mora
cheerful and Ies.T harassed looking
thaa at any period since ha embaried
at Tampa. Critics aad detractors were
alike forgottca aad with, improved
health and the-evident consciousness
that whatever might be the eventual
verdict of the operations before Santi
ago, a difiiculi campaign had beea
Drought to -a successful conclusion. He
spoke with greater energy and more
tigor than at any time s;aceth capit
ulation. General Shaf t jr said: .
GOT MTJES THAN ES EXPECTED.
"I look upoa the campaign just
closed as a successful one in the high
est degree, not- only in regard to the
military operations, but more especi
ally in regard to the great results
achieved. When w-e decided to attack
Santiago we looked for nothing more
as the immedate fruit of viatory than
the capture of the city. What has
been achieved is the capitulation ofthe
eastern part of the proviace from a
line at Jlbari to the south coast, to
gether ttith the enemy's forces,
amouat'ng to almost "4.C0 men. Sure
ly this was the most notable aeh.eva
meat of the camiitra. bcartns- is
mind the fierce oppuvtioa we encount
ered aal the comparative smallaess of
our own forces.
"From a military point of view I
perhaps took step which might not
be deemed -ustifiabli? under other cir
curastanees. but I knew the temper
and the capabilities of my soldiers and
the moral erfect of our gradually
cooping up the enemy within bis own
KNEW LETTER. PERSONALLY.
"My engineers were very apprehen
sive that the fcpandiard m'ght break
through on my left aal cut on" Si
honey. Thia. from a purely military
standpoint, might have been truth
fully correct, but personally I had not
fcr a moment any fear on that score.
The result has. I think, proved the
correetnesT of my eosclurions.
"Gur primary object was to drive
Cervera cut and aca. to take the Icwr.
We had gradually driven the Spaniards j
caetc on his imes. ctmin the city anu
slowly advancing day by day. The
enemy began losiiry spirit as soon as
our guns hail been placed in a pos.tioa
to cover the town.
"When Cervera left the situation
was changed. The town was at my
mercy and had I gvea the order fcr a
direct acsault it would have
taken within four houra. I "beiievc
that with thi forces then at my com
mand, reinforced as they had been. I
was in a position to take the city by
"But if I had taken a step of such a
character what would have been the
result? I estimate that our casualties
would have been 3,CC0 men and the
action I took has had more brilliant
real results without heay Ia33 of val
KNEW TOP.AL WOULD GIVE CP.
"The town itself iz admirably situ
ated for defense and the fight would
have been a long and bloody one.
Every house is strong y constructed cf
stone and entirely different from the
orcinary framj buildings. Every
house was a Lttle fortress itself. Ifad
the Snaruards. fjroel by desperat oa.
fought the battle out in the streets
our loss would have been encrmoui.
lint from the moment General Toral
made a proposition for a conference I
knew he was determined to give up
ani acted accordingly.
sice: only two days.
"Personal refections have been cast
upon nii because I was not on the
lighting line. This was not the place
for a general ia cemman u cf an army.
It must be remembered that I was con
nected by telepacne wifk. the officers
at the iront and was better able to di
rect operations froi the posltioa I had
taken. Sav; far two davs v. hen ill. I
pa'gn, which I
un cu2 in
American h.storv, for it was rea.lv tae
?T- fn t-
llrst time the United states had fought
with its rcTular army. The civ.l war
was a war a
! "I'did not
notice the fact at first
but there were only three vo'untcer
regiments engaged against the Span
iards. While the highest credit is to
be given them and they fought bravely
and well, there was the moral support
of the regulars back cf it alL
WHAT VOLUNTEERS LACKED.
'0 Tt.-- t ToT.-a.T "h- T,;t- I
cohesion aad individual support no
ticeable in our trained troens, but at
tae same time no cisaraement
should be made cf the volunteer regi-
ceata in the campa.gn- What they
bickstd otherwise ther aade up far in
onthusiasm and patriotic spirit and I
c?n-T" to comrnanu. no cetter array
than the one composed cf tha clas3 of
volunteers under me
in the Santiago
"The operations of the regulars in President and Secretary of War. Sup
the campalra have proved conciusivclv piies will be furnished to other pro-I
their superiority ovr somi organiza- Tin(:ei n - io. and under the
nous oi state militia in waica tae men
are partly compelled to serve by a
sense ot saame. out. .uer ao sou suo-
the enthusiasm of volunteers.
"There has been some question concerning-
the transportation facilities of
the army. The facilities were all there
and the transportation equipment pro-1
viced was all it should have been, out
onr difficulties were enormous. There
was only cne road and to have built
another would have taken two rears.
The nature 6f the country. the' weather
all these things helped to disorganize
this department. The use of wagons
tyaaiea OCcer"s -l:coant ot til Santl- i
ajo "TaTal Eattlj.
3LasrO. Au& 2. Certain portTca3
of the report ci Admiral . Cervw-m. oa f
the destruction of his 2aet by the j
Azaerieaa ssuadroa ofi! Saatisgu ea .
Jclv 3. hiti-p lt made knowu. The
regort is coaSned to vfuat was acta-
1 ally seen by the Spaaisa adadral aad '
It-is stitetl thattha fire from the ' iUJl JJUUiUlL VM. IIMI UWXli
American wanllliQ, was so nercc that
the mhinerv aad the re pumps of
I the Spanish vessels was scon, dc-
stroved- The Maria Tresa. it is era-
phatieally stated, ijiti not strike her
colors, lhc verscis were
in . names
almost as soon as tatfy had cleared, t
channel entrance. As the ves- j
scls tf?ra beached, the report;;
says. the iiurgei
their aid .oroviiilii?
sailors would join 'the rebel force.-. J
This proposition, was indignantly re- '
fused, and the answer given thas tie
Spaniards were the prisoners oi -the j
ma3e that the Cubans were asked for
the service sf a physician, hat that
tliis reonest was rufased. It Is stated
that the.report of'Ccrvera will not he I
made pubUc. but will be held for use
at the .supreme counciL which. I to
try the Spanish admiral.'
THE SPANISH DEAD UNWEPT.
Despite -tte Xa'ttuc's 3IUfortone. titf Pco- !
p!4 'ilaln Thought I Aaaixineat. '
Loxdo:', Aug. 2. A Madrid corre-
spondeat --says: Nothing can better
illustrate the .country's .weariness and J
disillusion than the small excitement I
caused bj the return tff -the repatrir J
ated troops. Of tnic 225.000 men who '
hav left Spain for the Antilles since
March. IJ3, 50.000 have perisked in
Cuba. 72.000 hare been .sent home in
valided and the remainder are return
ing to be disbanded after receivicg a
porticn of heir nine months' arrears
The Gazette gives the Cuban war ez:-
penscs from .lanuary
1 to June 2 as
447.3o0.."0 pesetas. i
The bishop cf Tarragono.-in a pas- .
toral. and many newspapers and clergy, j
deplore the rage throughout the Ooun - -
try for amusements which, culminated
ia the usual spectacle.of women acting !
as torcadcres in a bull fight here, -a !
lost inappropriate when the
mourning tne loss ot crave
AGUIHALDO IS SATISFIED.
Anxious t.T Sap?art Acicrlcaa Aatborify
an-J DLibinJ Ills Arxy.
New Yobs. Aug. 27. A dispatch tc'
the. New York Herald from Manila
sars: tenerai Aguinailo, interviews
at'Bacoor. dedans, that he h, anxious
to support tae autnonty of tae Lniteu
Statsa in the Philippine islands and
, . . , I
he other reoei ,
thai he has persuaded
leaders to accept his vicw3. '
It is k"3 desire now that the insur- i
gent army be dLibanded and return tc ;
the provinces. He complains oi lack I
of money and military talent in the
rebel leaders and says he has not an -army,
but an unruly rabble.
The general seemed dispirited. He
added that he trusts the Caited States
will form a free aad liberal govern- J
ment and says that the Americans can
count on his co-operation. (
The rebellion is spreading in the
3cutli. Sorsogon has fallen into the '
hands cf the rebels. Five Spaniards i
were killed in the aasault an the place.
NEARLY 5,000 PRISONERS SAIL
Hiree Sp-inlalr Transports Z.ears Eantliso
S.V5TIAGO DC CtTDA. Aug. 27. The
Spanish transports San Eraacisco. Sna
Augu-tine and Colon left this after
ncon for Spain with 4."33 Spaniards,
inclndmg fifteen ouTcers and their
families, and four priests. Eight men
died on the way to the ship. Their
corpses were "cheeked otT" as passen
Whatever mav be the
future of Cuba,
history will preserve the story of your
heroic aad noble deeds in tais coun
try. We regret our failure and its
cost in treasure aad in blejd: but jou
have nobly fourht and nobly lot."
SICK COKING HOME.
ilimoori Itcllcf Trila I-cstts TTjalilss
WAsnrriTorJ. Aug. 27. Among- the
arrivals in the city yesterday was Ad
jutant General Kell of Missouri, ac
compauiiI bv Gecr:re W. Berry and Dr.
G. D. Mc all o. the same slate. Gen
eral I:."s vit here- ' for the pur
pose of maldng arrangements for ak
ing back to Missouri the sick sold.ers
of the Third and Fourth Missourt vo.
cnteers. who are now ia military hos
pitals around this city. The total num
ber of .slclc reported "was about 200. All
these men are to Le taken to St. Louis
on a special train of eight sleepers,
which will leave Washington Scmlay
morning and will arrive m St. Louis
about 3 o'cioe"- "".''iday aitemccn.
FOOD FOR CUBAN'S.
Eelief Steamer !" From Tampa fjr
IlaTna- Carrie 1.030,100 Kotloci.
WAsrrrroTo-r. Aug. 27. In accc.rd-
ance with the determination of the ad
ministration, the Comal sailed from
Tampa to Havana veaterday witx. I,
(yW),(Wt) rations for distribution ts the
starving people of Cuba. These rations
will be distributed by Lieutenant A.
D. Nikem. under the direction of
Captain "Lotus 2:les. of the artillery,
m coufcrmltT with the orders of the
jrsdiction of olScers of the army as
emerzencv mar demand.
Cblaa Box ST Carioailj of Otrr Beer.
Mn-WACUiE. Aug. 27. What may be
expected in the way of increased com
merce between the United States and
its newly acquired territory is fairly
illustrated by an order fcr bottled, beer
received bv a brewing comuaav of thia
city. Its China agent has cabled an !
order for sistv-sevec. carloads for im-
i mediate shinment. The cars are being
loaded and will be forwarded by
special trains via the Can .id? an, North-
era and Central Pacific routes. j
GeuTorai. when bidding adieu JSjJ Jfc SJ JJJ. MMIM . .
to ijpaah oiUcers aad men wno were . . ; m
lea-nog. said: "Conquered, we vield , ". -II. I. v
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lfts loans d MM&-
mess mar ssatts ox
Qmaha, Chicago, New York: and
all Foreign Court trlesi.
SELLS STEAMSHIP ICKCTSl
buys good notes! ;:;
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M. BuuGonn. Cashir. .
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