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VOLUME XXXJ.-NUMBEK 6.
COLUMBUS. NEBRASKA. WEDNESDAY. MAY 16. 1900.
WHOLE NUMBER 1,566.
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POSHING FOR MAFEEING
The Time Taoojaad British Column Dns
Thais m a. Few Ears.
m we itiiuta mis away
General aater'it Wain
SUla Sonth of Tkcre-
tc ob to Kr0o..ud-AtLtAee.t.
H wa Twwty Miles r
vryburg. at Laungs. is General Hun-
ters main body, moving slowly and
, contending with considerable forces.
The-picsrcr hts mounted" men are the
C.000 who are going without wheeled
transportation and at a rate that mav
nossihly bring them to Mafekinz- on
.Monday or Tuesdav.
Lord Roberts' narrative closes with
inursday evenmz. but he continued
his march yesterday toward Kroastaad.
twenty miles distant, and, by this time,
he must know whether the Boers in
tend to fight there.
Winston Chnrchni says there were
only 2.000 Boers who opposed the Brit-
ish at Zand river Another rpnnrr i
VaT 7 1Z-A Bru col- mittees of the other parties at Kansas
umn. 3,000 strong, has arrived at Try- ! City, jut it looks as though mv friends
burg. 100 miles from Mafeking. It at Sioux Falls did not consider that
reacned there Thursday, and. though the best course."
harrasped by the Boers, is pushing "If there is a modification of the Chi
swiftly forward. Fifty miles south of cago financial nlank at Kanaa CJnr on
that 6,000 Beers with six guns made a j where Qe opened a law office and prac
rear gnard action, whilo many of their ' ticed his Prafes01! for three years,
thousands with convoys retired without He tben moved M Chicago, where he
firing a shot. struggled to establish a practice for
President Steyn and a counsl of th severaI months, but gave it up and
leaders of several tnaiurand T-v smfl . came to Dulnth in the spring of 1S90.
ers in the Ladvbrand and Fnoih,,
district determined to submit to the
men the question of continuing the war
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-or not at a great open air meeting.
The fighting men decided to fight on.
Styn. who appears to be in active
command, began to advance toward
the British and came into contact en
Thursday -scith Campbell's brigade and
Brabant's horse twenty miles north
east of Thaba Nchn. A smart engage
ment ensued uith no positive success
en either side exrept that the Boer ad
vance was stopped.
General Bundle has disposed 10.000
infantry along a twenty mile front m
such a way as to bar a Boer advance
toward Lord Roberts' communications.
With the exception of General Bra
bant's colonials. General Bundle has
no horsemen. The cavalry are all with
Lord Roberts' advance.
According to a Pretoria
f....,l T..T1 m ..
vtt-.ji nuner is moving rrom panels- Qf Looo votes, although he carried Du
laagte in the direction of Helpmaakar iUIh. the home town of both candi
and the British vansnard ensaserf r. , r v. i . t ,-. ,. r -tono
Boer patrol of Italians on Thursdav
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Twelve Italians are reported a routing
The dispatch also says that British
reconnoitering parties have invaded
the Transvaal near Fourteen Streams
and that the scouts on both sides meet
ircquentiy witn varying results. j
Lord Roberts telegraphs to the war
cfiice from Riet spruit, under date of (
May 10. even inc. as follows
"We have had a successful day and
have driven the enemy from poinr to
point. French with Porters and Dix
on s brigades of cavalry and Hutton's
mounted infantry crossed the Zand at
Vermenten's kraal and tnen worked
around in a northeasterlv direction to
Maarschanhy. being opposed contmu-
ou!I, by the enemv
ruiir.ar a ui-
vision and Gordon s cavalry brisarie "" .i. - "n "" - ,. .
,,-j k r. J. t V .u tV ; enthal, Kansas: Eugene Smith, Chi
augmented by Barterv J of th Royal j y w 4-izona- T Tracv
xr-c ,riii. , k rr . .j cago . v way. iana. i. iracy.
.iw..:. wtij .u.u w i-ni a auu
Ross' mounted intantry crossed the
river by a drift near the railway
bridge. My quarters accompanied this
force With the infaarry portion we
ii; eiiiL iTui25 aoria oi tne ner ine j
.valry and mounted infantrv are at '
VnrarhiiTi7- rnl cfTtirw ir T'nnlmv' '
division is at Deelfonfein Nord. Ian
Hamilton's force and Broadwcod's cav
alry brigade were making fcr the cross
reads "near Ventersburg when I last
heard from them. Hamilton's column
met with stubborn resistance for some
hours in proteenng the rear fiank of
JEFftlES IY A IL0W
Champion Knock Corbett Ourin Twenty-Third
SEASIDE CLFB. May 12. Jim Jef
fries is still the heavyweight cham-
Tifnn Tmn-nfrt- nf tha wrolr? TT ;
feated Jim Corbett in the twentv-thirt J P differently from those ot
round of their fight with a knockout. ! Mannduque. when he lrt one com
The finishing blow came as a sud- t 1 of ?. Twenty-ninth regiment,
den and startling sumnse. Corb-tt j 9, aPPching the pnncipal town.
had been making a wonderful battle. Palail50' ?e surgent trenches ap
His defense was absoluteiv perf :t. and ' aFea l be occupied and the gunboat
-vhile h- was lacking in" strength, he H,eIena hnlbarfed them 7,g0ronsl7'
had more than held his own and stood , ?ftej hch f6 com9fnles. Jfre
afollonr U-, nt J .i. I
VAUtilCUL .iae amw i iii .ll'liri'' I IM
fight had it gone tile limit He had
not been badly punished and had
managed to mark his man severely
The winning punch was a short left
iali to the jaw Corbett dropped like
a weight and was clear out. Jeffries
showed his ability to take punching
at any distance and hard. He was
clearly outbaxed and at times made
to look like a novice. The crowd,
which numbered fully S.000, was with
Corbett. and his defeat fell upon a si
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Pension for Ken. Henry TTidow.
WASHINGTON. 2Iay 12. The house congress and the appropriation being
today broke ail records, passing 130 I 6ft fr - next session. At the meet
pnvate pension bills. Among "them 1 m& today arrangement was made to so
was the senate bill to pension the wid- ' change the bill as to provide for rep-
ow of the late General Guy V. Henrv
at the rate of 5100 per month. This
amount was reduced bv the house to
3ial Law in Proclaimed.
MADRID, May 12. Martial law has
been proclaimed in the provinces of
Barcelona and Valenaia.
At Seville, where the shops are still
closed, the excitement continues.
Co;d Destroys Fratt la 5w York.
CATSETLL. X. T 3lay 12. The
temperature last night fell to 26 de-
grees above zero. In consequence the
Iruit aad berry crops in this vicinity, j
xhlch a week ago never appeared mere
Fnmis:ng. have been destroyed. The
loss in. this immediate section is esti
mated at 5500.000.
Headquarters ac Omnha.
LTNCOLN. May 12. Omaha is to
"have the republican state headquarters.
The stare central committee in session
st Lincoln sc decided last nieht bv-
a vcv of loi to 14H- '
The selection of Omaha as the Ioca-
tion or. the stue headquarters was I
madex-itbout discussion. All cf fae i
appoiataents recommended by the can-
dTdatesTreie rztified with the excep- j
tion of Lather Drake for treasurer. Mr. I
Drake declined to serve andL.D.Rich-'
ads cf t remenr was selected in his i
place. Rank HI Tanng of Brok?n I
Bow was-elected vice chairman, and J. j
x Jiaiiaitet cf Kearney- secretary.
iwwit mum Tt ACCETT.
CHICAGO Mar 12. Charles A.
Towne was seeB.at.tIxe Auditorium An
nex last night when about to take a
train for Duluth. his home. When
asked for an expression of opiaon re
garding the action of the convention,
he said: "I can .onlv- sav what I have
alwavs said in thi earmrtitm rhar T
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navo not sought tne office and made
; but if the populists and the other three
, parties think I am the most available
man I will accept. I had wished all
along that the Sioux Falls convention
ShftnTrf TYTt a pnmmifran ma .mm
M"- .wAAi4ii.tcT: cc meek v.uui-
, the silver rjuestlon. would you accept
the vice presidential- nomination?'
"I certaialy- woaid. act. 11 lrapproacm
errn tfce remotest degree to"a"5ck-
down from the plank of IS96. But
thero will be no backdown; the Chi-
' co plank will be reaffirmed.
Charles A. Towne was born in Ing-
' lani county, Michigan, near the city of
L;nsin, forty-one vears ago last Oc
tober. His parents were in comfort
able circumstances and young Towae.
after a common school education, was
sent to Ann Arbor university, where
he graduated in the academic and law
courses. After receiving his sheenskin
I T- Towne went to Marquette. Mich.,
' He has always taken an active part
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in politics and until the free silver agi
tation in 1895 was a republican.
In 1S92 he stumped considerably for
the republican ticket through the
northwest, and his remarkable elo
quence soon brought him to the front.
At the next republican convention for
the Duluth district Mr. Towne was en
thusiastically nominated for congress
and was elected with an overwhelming
majority He seemeed destined to be
one of the foremost republicans in the
west until in the early summer of 1896
he declared himself in favor of free sil
ver In the "fall he was nominated by
the democrats and populists as their
candidate for congress, although hold
ing his seat in that bodv as a repub
lican. He was defeated bv Page Mor
i ris by nearly 2.000 votes. In the fall of
1S98 he -was asain nominated by the
fusionists fcr congress and was once
, more defeated bv Morris bv a ulurality
WU.1.. IJ" XJ-T,,. XA U1U ;3AUA4All& J- A.K1W
n was cnosen cnairman or tne na
tional silver republicans.
lUTLf I IS CIAMMAN
R Elected by the Pnpalist Nstiesal
Committee at Sioux Falls.
SIOUX FALLS. S. D.. Mav 12. The
populist national committee met here
Irw1- 4 r,.f iraiT H rhn aluiHnn
of the following officers
, Chairman, Senator Marion Butler-
vice chairman. J. H. Edmisten. Ne
braska; treasurer. W. D. Washburn.
Massachusetts, secretary. J. A Edger
I ton. Colorado.
The nex executive committee is as
i follows. General J. B. Weaver, Iowa.
?,...,,, n VTaKxsir - t tit Oriorf.
Texas. Robert Schilling. Wisconsin.
Major Bowler Minnesota; Dr. C. T
Senator Butler was re-elected chair
man of the national committee by a
majority of seven in a total vote of
Chairman Butler will make his head
quarters in Washington during the
campaign. Senator Butler accepted
the position again on condition that a
vcie chairman be chosen to assist in
the work. This position was offered
to Mr Edmisten and he has it under
ISLAMtUS Ait UNFtffNlLY.
ativen of Xaabere Da 5at Faaey the IB
ration by Colonel Hardra.
MANILA. May 12. The islanders of
Masbere received Colonel Hardin'
lOilUCU OilU lOUh. U1V UTiBCIlWs WILU I1L-
I tl resistance. One Filipino was killed.
Two or three hundred insurgents hold
the neighboring towns and the natives
FTr St ton in Exposition.
J WASHINGTON. May 12. The house
' exposition committee further consid
ered the St. Louis exposition bill today,
adjourning without final action until
tomorrow. The discussion thns far
has indicated that favorable action wi.
be taken on government participation
and assistance, assurance being given
to this effect at the present session cf
resentatives from the national com
mission, similar to those made on the
last Paris exposition, on the various
i industries and their development
MILWAUKEE, Wis.. May 12. The
special committee of the Brotherhood
of Locomotive Engineers, en the mat
ter of permanent headuarters was held
at the convention today. One sugges-
rion was to purchase a building already
erected fcr about 532a.0O0. in Cleveland.
O- Another is the purchase of a site
and the erection of a building accord-
hig to their own plans at a cost of from
5500.00 to 5700.900 in Cleveland. There
is ? consiaeranie mxmoer ot tne dele
gates, iowever.. who prefer to have
the headquarters established in. Chica-
BARCELONA. May 12. : Disorders
were renewed here thhr afternoon, "but
on a less scale than those of yesterday-
The gendarmerie dispersed the
WASHINGTON. May 12. The house
today broke all record?, psssiag lad
private pensisn bills,
Exactly 136 bills were passed.
rflc then was the senate bill to
pecsioB. tie TTdow of the 'are Gaseral
Guy V Henry at the rate of 70 per
month. -Thhr assent was reduced by
i.the aon?e to
OKAT HTWSMSM MUWESIO
For President W. J. BRYAN
For Vice President C- A. TOWNE
SOUX FALLS. May 1L The dele
gates to the populist national conven
tion were not all prompt in coagre-
grating at the wigwam at the hour set
for conveaiag this moraing. Many of
tkst "aaoT'ftwsrf ellaei rJte"wra is
the committee assignments or the gos-
sip incident to the convention too an-
. . . .
urumB mr uiem uj get to oea eariy.
and many remained abroad until the
early hours of the morning. As a con
sequence they were slow in reaching
the big tent today, and most of those
who did reach there in time lookett
quite sleepy-eyed and drowsy. Those
of this class were not long, however,
in rising to the demands of the occa
sion. The day began with the pre
sentation of the reports of commit
tees, and from the first these were
such as to demand earnest attention '
from all present. '
Temporary Chairman Ringdal
& a. trnwrn to If.i wl twr Tkt-PMi-tet-taiur
AllwPrimti t. 3f.
of Mr. BrjM Dmmtmmimc Ckwn
finra BU. Aerla !! Ft
rapped the convention to order at 9:4a, short of the nomination. On the sec-three-quarters
of an hour after the nd ballot Howard's plainly stated de
time set at last night's adjournment, s""6 fr harmony took effect and the
The committee on credentials pre- , svmty votes wnjch went to Donnelly
sented its report, declaring that there on lixe first raI1 cal1 were gradually
were no contesting delegations aad WQrkeI over to the Barker column, it
recommending that the vote of Mis
souri be increased by two votes, tiat
of Ohio by two votes and that of South
Dakota by three votes.
The report, which was read by Gov
ernor Poynter of Nebraska, was adopt
ed without a dissenting vote. The
minority report threatened last nighc
by Committeeman Madden of Colorado
did not materialize.
The committee on permanent organ
ization reported the name of Thomas
M. Patterson, of Colorado for perma
nent chairman, T. H. Curran of Kan
sas. Leo Vincent of Colorado and E.
M. DeiBher of Pennsylvania as perma
nent secretaries. Mr. Patterson's name
was greeted with great applause,
which expanded into vociferous cheer
ing as he came to the front of the
In accepting the position of perma
nent chairman Mr. Patterson com
menced by statins that he would so
far as was in his power rule the con
vention with justice to all. He then
briefly sketched the history of the
populist party and the causes which
led op to its organization.
When the time arrived for choosing
candidates for president and vice pres
ident, Jones of Illinois assured the
convention that his state would give
Bryan a majority in November. Sen
ator Allen of Nebraska stepped for- j
"Mr. Chairman. said he, amid per
fect silence, "I move that the rules
of this convention be suspended and
that William Jennings Bryan be naaa-
inated by acclamation for president I trenched a detachment against the en
of the United States." I American loss was two privates killed
Amid the din that followed Senator ' and one wounded, while the insurgents
Allen's motion and its seconding the j lost fifty in killed aad wounded. On
speaker's voice was faintly heard call- ' this same day Colonel Birkheimer,
ing on those delegates who favored ( with a detachment of the Twenty
the motion to rise and remain stand- eighth infantry, and Captain Reilly,
ing. i in command of a section of the ruth
As one man the convention arose, i artillery, engaged the enemy at PutoL,
hats, canes, umbrellas, flags were where the insurgents, after making a
waved in the air amid deafening cheers determined stand, were routed with
the uproar being increased by the band
playing "Old Hundred." Some enthu
siatic delegate tore lease a large pic
ture of Bryan hanging in front of the
speaker and tied it to the table, where,
cheering for Bryan, he held it while tne
convention applauded frantically.
"I propose three cheers for William
J. Bryan." cried George F. Washburn
of Mass chase tts. These were given
with a will and the convention then
"I announce the nomination by a
unanimous vote of William Jennings
Bryan for president of the United
States." said Chairman Patterson as
soon as he could be heard. Another
cheer greeted this announcement and
then the delegates settitJ u their seats
to contest over the question of a vice
There was some controversy regard
ing the vice presidential nomination.
Senator Allen arose. "Mr. Chairman."
t U T J 2 . s'n-.-.i A
e aaiu. x uesire w name uaaxies a. i
Towne cf Minnesota for the office of
vice president and to move that the
nomination be made unanimous."
Mr. Schilling of Wisconsin then
moved that the rules be supended and
that Charles A. Towne be declared the
vice presidential nominee by acclama
tion. The motion was carried, only
four men from Montana voting against
The national committee, so far as
appointed, is a follows:
Arizona. A. Noon.
California. B. CornelL E. b. Van Me
ter. C. M. Warden
Colorado. J. C. Bell. L D. Chamber
lain. Leo Vincent
District of Columbia. Alexander
Kent. E. M. Blake. C. E. Phelps.
Idaho. Henry Heitfeld. W. H. Taylor,
Mary A. Wright.
NASHVILLE. Tran.. May 1L Ad
miral Dewey and Mrs. Dewey were en
tertained in a most hospitable manner
by the citizens ot this city today. The
weather was delightful and thousands
of visitors were here. Mrs. Dewey
was entertained at breakfast by Mrs.
MeMHlin. wife ot Governor McMillm.
and the members of the committee in
charge ot the flower parade given dur
ing the afternoon. Admiral Dewey,
escorted by a committee represeatia
the citizens and the commercial or
ganizations, visited various points ot
interest in and about the city.
LONDON. May LLr-The Standard
publishes the following, dated May 9,
"The engagement en the Vet river
caused the Beers to be dissatisfied with,
their leaders. I learn from Pretoria
that the Boers rntead to retire to Ly
denherg; leaving, tn the foreign mer
cenaries the task cf defending Johan-
nesburg and . Pretmia, The foreign
mercenaries are. no-er advoraxhisr the i
sending oat of gseriHa parties of from j
360 to 4M it 1 1 leg, rather than a per-
sistence In oeeratioas en a large scale.
our the Boers are act naawtrrg- enonyh I
for that kind of work. 1
WHARTON"BARKER of PeaasylTaaJ
For Vice President
IGNATIUS DONNELLY ot Miaa
CTNCINNATL May IL Above is tie
ticket placed in the field todar by-what
It. commonly called the middle-of-the-road
populist party,, hut which., accord
ing to leaders of the movement, is the
one and only people's party-
For a time during today's sesfoa of
the convention IC appeared as if noth
ing could nrevent a comnlete diartra-
I Hnn rt Kd nlnnn nn . . . m-. - ii - .kt
k " .u! ". " -tvm.
J rated themselves on February 19 last
UUU U Lilt I1MI1I1I1II III ! WHIl SSSWSSB
at Lincoln. Neb., from tne fusioaist
element of the party.
Since Tuesday, when Whartoa Bar
ker, who had len selected in 139 by
the initiative and referendum, plaa to
! tead the party ticket, a steady current
agaiast the cut aad. drimL choice
Barker and Donnelly aad alaust de
stroyed the foundation on which that
. Sr,a:?T1 a SSTT"
Howard cf Alabama had suddenly be-
come the idol of the delegates and he
clinched his claim through his eloquent
address in assuming the chairmanship
cf the convention on Wednesday.
Today as the time drew near for
nominations it was annoaaced that the
Barker followers would lwlt the con
vention should their leader be turned
down. Howard took the only course
for the restoration of harmony. He an
nounced that he had no ambition to
head the ticket, had come to Cincin
nati without the slightest expectation
of being named and withdrew his
Nevertheless when the roll wa3 com
pleted on the first ballot Howard was
i at the top of the column, only a few
ueiag unueraiucu lhul jjouneiuy s
name had been withdrawn although
the Minnesota delegation protested.
Minnesota was passed at its own re
quest and when the other states had
voted it was apparent that the forty
eight votes of Minnesota could settle
everything in a harmonious manner by
going to the Pennsylvania!!. They were
cast for Barker and gave him the re
quisite majority over all.
The generous Howard moved to
make the selection of Barker unani
mous ,which was done.
Without a disenting voice Ignatius
Donnelly was then declared the vice
itrotT ftom raurrmes.
Brindter-Geaeral Whmtos Seads
cant of O.wmti
WASHINGTON. May 11". The War
department has made public a report
from. Brigadier General Wheaton. U.
S. V concerning the operations of an
expedition led by him early in Janu
ary into the country south irom Ma-
nila to Lake TaaL Hia farces,? con- l
sisting of the Fourteenth. Twenty
eighth. Thirty-eighth. Forty-fifth and
Companies D and H. Thirty-seventh
infantry, and detachments of the Thirty-ninth
and Fortieth infantry, con
centrated at Imus and abont one mile
south of that point on January 7 the
first engagement of the expedition oc
curred in which lieutenant Ward
Cheney was mortally wounded while
leading a detachment against the en-
great slaughter, seventy-four dead bod-
i; npiTi renmren in one nnrann or rn
battlefield. Our loss was eleven men
CONFESSES TO TK FtAlilS.
ted in Caban Postal Swiadle
HAVANA May 1L Tha postal
frauds have now reached a point
where within the next few hours ar
rests wil probably be made and it is
believed a considerable sum. will be
recovered at the same time. One ot
the culprits has made a complete con
fession, conditional unon being accept
ed as state's evidence. What he says
proves conclusively what was known
before, that several others besides C.
r. W. Neeley are implicated. The ex
act dates have been obtained by the
authorities. The latter refuse to give
the name of the man who has con
fessed, but though shacked at the na
ture of the cold-blooded swindle, they
are still glad that they have evidence
to justify their action in regard to
Are Bsci Hag.
LONDON. May 1L The war office
has received the following; dispatch
from Lord Robertst
"Cable Cart. Zand River. May 10.
The enemy are in full retreat They
occupied a position twenty miles in
length. Ours was necessarily longer.
With the widely scattered force it will
take some time to learn the casualties,
mut I have hopeful we have not suffer
ed much. The cavalry and horse artil
lery arp eursuing the Boers "by three
Steya to Gbre Battle.
LONDON. May 11- President Steyn
with 10.000 men is reported to have
been east of Thaba N"Chu yesterday
(Thursday) noon, aad a battle was then
imminent. The advance trooph of Gen-
r era! Rnndle and General Brabant were
being fired en
According to advices from Durban
dated Thursday. General BuHer's army
Is "3howim? activity.." but a complete
embargo is placed on news from. him.
New Zealand scouts burned the home
stead of a farmer named Greyling. in.
whose house arms were found at Deer
injt NEW YORK. May 11 Officers ot the
American. Steel and Wire company
have authorized the statemeat that
John. Lambert has resigned the presi
dency and John W. Gates the chair
manship at the beard of direetois ot
John. W Gates sailed for Europe to
day on the Kaiser Frederfch. der
The news was given, out at
the office of the Amgrfran steel and
Wire company this afternoon. The
board of directors of the company
wst into sessiaa. behind closed: dears.
KOT A CAR i MOTION
Tn' l Osmpaaylba let At-
AWTsO FATAUTY IS KC0IKB
SILL0CI5, May 10. The second day
cf the great street railway strike was
aasaiet and uneventful as the first was
tartMleat and riotous. Tne St. Louis
it coaiwany made no effort to run
ears aad the St. Louis V Suburban
U. however, the demonstration had
acme until late in. the afternoon.
with, police sussed alosaT the
"Has mmt a- detachasest oa each car. tt
sueeeeded in getting a number
through. Far from relieving the situa
tion however, the demonstration had
no farther effect Than to show that
by massing their farces on a single
line the police could keep that line
At the close of the day of armed
inactivity both sides expressed full
confidence in the outcome. The strik
ers accepted the abandoned, car tracks
and silent power houses as an indica
tion that the company was weakening.
The officials of the latter evidently
looked upon their want of success in
Tuesday's numerous engagements as
only a temporary setback.
Secret conferences were held by the
leaders of both sides and the air of
secrecy prevailed around the two head
quarters promised developments of an
The very quiet seemed iminous to
many close observers, and gloomy
forebodings were indulged in some
quarters that all might not be as se-
rene as the meekness of the crowds
The police for the first time since
the strike began, showed some appre
ciation of the situation, and by keeping
the crowd moving prevented a repeti
tion of the riotous demonstrations of
the previous day. The streets were
filled with people, many of them bear
ing small placards on their coats ex
pressing sympathy with the strikers.
but they were not allowed to congre
gate. The most important development of
the day was a meeeting of prominent
citizens -at the mayor's office in the
morning. After assuring Mavor Zie
ganheim of their hearty co-operarlon
in all he might do to preserve peace i
and secure a settlement of the strike. '
the gentlemen: proceeded to the Four
Courts, where the police board was in j
session. The same representations i
were made to the board, and the dele- j
eaTiriTv lelrnr? frlflt nfTnpfg Via TTvfirlo Tr
preserve order. Tney were assured
that the board was doing all in its
power, and during the conference the
plan of massing the entire police force
of the city upon a single line was sug-
- gested. This plan, was later put into
effect, with same success. Anotheri
law and order meeting was held at the
Mercantile club at 4 o'clock.
It was a day of proclamations, man
ifestoes, statements and explanations.
While the strikers and the street rail
way company rested on their arms, so
to sneak, there was a zond deal of i
enistolarv activitv alons the line. First
and foremost, there was a proclama-
tion from Mayor Ziegenheim. calling
upon the people to preserve order and
avoid gathering an the streets. Chief
of Police Campbell sent a report to the
commissioners, telling them why he
had been unable to control the crowds
Tuesday and Tuesday night. The pres
ident of both the street railway corn-
panies addressed communications to ,
the board asking for protection, and .
the men who were managing the strike
issued a statement outlining their po
Jfore Victim nf the Wreck.
CHEYENNE. Wyo.. May 10. The
wryk which occurred at O'Neill side
track an the Union Pacific last even
ing was more disastrous than at first
supposed. Two' more bodies were re
moved from the wreckage today mak
ing six victims of the ill-fated fruit
train. One of the bodies found yester
day has been identified as Daniel Shay i
of Rock Springs. There are three '
boys among the dead, but they were 30
badly burned as to render identifica
tion almost impossible- One of the
bodies taken out today Is thought to
be that of Fireman Louis Banta. but
friends have failed to Identify the re
mains. Womoa in the Potmiist ron-rention.
SIOUX FALLS, May 10. The pres
ence of so many women as active par
ticipants in the populist convention is
an omen of a fight over a suffrage
plank. Colorado has three in its dele
gation. Mrs. L. B. BIcom of Denver,
Olive M. Bacon of Aspen and Annie L.
Vincent of Boulder. Kansas has three
women. Isis L. Harrington of Atwood.
Mrs. Kihble of Osage City and Annie
L. Diggs of Topekn. Mary A. Wright
at Rathdrum. Idaho, is a delegate pres
ent from that stats. Mrs. Vandercook
of St. Louis. Mich-, is also a delegate
and Eva McDonald Valesch of Wash
ington acted as chairman of the dele
gation and is a member of the platform
Judge Longnecker, cf Chicago, was
elected department commander ot the
Illinois G. A R. and Peona was chosen
as the place of the state encampment
Daily Bond Exchanges.
WASHINGTON. D- C. May 10. The
amount of bonds so far received at the
treasury for exchange for the 2 per
cent consols is 5267.557.400. of which
550.322J150 were received from indi
viduals and institutions other than
Condition of the Treaanrr.
Washington: d. c. May "10. To
day's statement of the treasury bal
ances in the general fund, exclusive of
the 5150.000.000 gold reserve in the
division ot redemption shows; Avail
able cash balance, 5144.359,741; gold,
of War Tax.
Washington; May 10. At the
meeting of the ways and means com
mittee today Mr. McCIellaa of- New
York sought to bring up the question
of repealing the war revenue tax on
beer,, but as no bill for this specific
perpose had been, introduced action
The general question of amending
the war revenue act did not come ap,
bat embers at the committee ex
mased the individual view after the
meeting that action, an a matter at
this extent was not likely to be entered
at this Iat day in the
r Wkmmtm 1st. Crowd, Kllllac
.Vj.ia.S-i Day f Cnfmnt A
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S Wimml OmtK. Cakaawm.
rtnusr natiwul cskitcntmn
SIOUX FAfia, S. D.. May 10. The
real week of the populist national con
vention. wiH begin in earnest today
the preliminary having been disposed
of by the work done in yesterday's
session. About 600 delegates have
of the vice presidential problem and
spent the day in diligent consideration
of the vice presidential problem and
to some slight extent the situation
has clarified in consequence. While
the result is as uncertain as tt was
yesterday, the line of demarcation is
more sharply drawn. The fight is
now narrowed down until there are
practically but two propositions being
considered. One i3 that the conven
tion nominate a vice president and of
those favoring this action probably
three-fourths or more are preaching
Charles 9. Towne as Bryan's running
mate. The other proposition is that
the waaie matter be delegated to x
empowered to act at San-
City. The Nebraska delegation
agreed to the latter plaa by a vote
of 30 to 12. by agreeing to support,
in convention, the following resolution
presented by M. F. Harrington al
"Resolved. By the people's party of
the United States of America in dele
gate convention assembled; that a con
ference committee be chosen by this
convention to consist of one person
from each state and territory chosen
by the delegates from the several
states and territories each choosing
one,, and that said committee be and
is hereby empowered and required to
meet a conference committee to be ap
pointed by the democratic national
convention and silver republican con
vention to be held in Kansas City next
July 4. ls..w. and that the conference
committee chosen by this convention
be and is hereby empowered to nom-
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tr. fflce vice President of the
, ouiieu acates ot America ana in case
the said conference committees want
J to agree upon a nominee for vice pres
ident, then the conference committee
chosen by this convention is empow
ered and required to nominate a pop
ulist or silver republican for the said
office of vice president of the United
In favor of this plan are also lined
up the Colorado. Kansas aad Iowa
delegations and it is believed the ma
jority ot those from Wisconsin and
Michigan. The leaders in this move
ment are Senator Allen. General J. B
Weaver and T. M. Patterson. The
nomination at Towne by this conven-
tion & strangly supported fcv Senators
pettigrew and Butler
UFat ijljUL l a ClTSCFTFil
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Best of Treatment Iein; Gives Tnes
Aceordlajf to Casual Stove.
WASHINGTON, May 10. The de
partment of state is in receipt of a
dispatch from the consul general of
the United States at Capetown, dated
ADtil 7. 1900. wherein he. states thar
has visited the Beer prisoners in camp
and en board the transport at Simcna
bay. at the military prison at Cape
town and in camp at Green Point
Mr. Stowe visited General Cronje,
who at the time was en board the flag
shin in Simons bav occunvine the ad-
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dwlarprf himsoif xnii ansiii mrh h.
quarters and treatment Mr. Stowe
remarks that he talked freely with the
other prisoners, and the universal
statement was that they were well
cared for and were satisfied with their
treatment They were furnished by
the British authorities with clothes.
had snod sp- hnrhina- rh ntirms nf n
British soldier, but as they have so
manTr f-iPnds and rpl.invps m rfc
CQion7. which the British prisoners at
Pretoria lack, they become recipients
of many presents of what may be
called luxuries in a prisoner's cr sol
dier's life. Owing to the conditions ex
isting and the fact that St Helena fur
nishes a climate more conducive to
health and more suitable quarters, the
military authorities have deemed it
best to forward about 1.500 prisoners
to that island.
YATES WINS IN ILLINOIS
Elchard Yates 2Taminated for Governor
on Fourth Ballot.
PEORIA. May 10. The republican
state convention nominated the fallow
ing ticket. The nomination for gov
ernor was made n the furth ballot, af
ter a prolonged struggle. Governor
Tanner and his friends worked stren
uously for the nomination of Judge
FJ bridge Hanecy of Chicago.
For governor. Richard Yates of Jack
sonville; for lieutenant governor. Wil
liam A. Northcott of Eond county for
secretary cf state, James A. Rose of
Pope county, for 3tate auditor. James
S. McCullough of Champaign, far state
treasurer. M. O. Williamson of Gales
burg, for attorney general, Howiand
J Hamlin of Shelbyville.
Hsaaa Says It Will Be tony.
CHICAGO, EX. May 10. A special
to the Times-Herald from Washing
Senator Fanna said tonight. "There
will be no stampeding of the conven
tion at Philadelphia to Governor
Roosevelt cr anyone eise. The nomi
nation will not be forced upon Mr.
Rcosevelt or any other man gainst his
wishes. In my opinion. Secretary
Long will be named for vice president
by the Philadelphia convention.'
NO CANAL IMS SESSION
Senate Will Jfot Hasten to Pass Xieara-
zaa Sf eaaare.
WASHINGTON. May 10. The sub
committee cf the senate committee on
oceanic canals met tcday. but it is un
derstood accomplished nothing tangi
ble. The Hepburn. bilL which passed
the house last week, was under dis
cussion throughout the meeting, but no
vote was taken upon it. The majority
of those present believed the measure
could not be passed by the senate at
thi3 session without delaying adjourn-
ment beyond the limits desired by the i
leaders of both, branches cf congress.
KANSAS CITY. May 10. A strike
that may tie up all the lines of the
Metropolitan Street Railway company
is threatened and may occur within.
the next twenty-fcur hours. The Met
ropolitan, controls all street railway
traBc in. Kansas City. Mc and Kansas
City.. Kan with the exception, of the
traSc era- one short line . The com
pany employs about L500 men. They
met and void to serve an ultimatum
on the company demanding 20 cent3 an
hoar for all men who have been in
the employ of the company for one
year. 19 cents fr all others and com.
.plete recognition cf the union.
The fasse of Hood's Sarsaperilla has
won by the good it has daw fio those who
were suffering from disease. Ia .cares beve
excited wonder and mtmlnttoa. It baa
ceased thousands to rejoice in the enjoy
ment of good health, and it will do ycer the
suae goodit has done others. It will ear
pel from your blood all imparities;: win
give yoe a eood appetite and make yoa
strong sod vigorous. It is just the medi
cine to help yoa now. when your system-is
in need of a toafcr and invigorator.
Scre4MajT had scrofula sores all ever
my back and face. I took Hood's Saijepa
rilla. used Hood's Medicated soap anal
Hood's Olive Ointment, and was cared."
Otho B. Moobx. Mount Hope. Wis.
AeeMamaal r la
There Is a bey scholar ia one of the
Philadelphia, grammar schools who' has
set his teacher wondering whether he
is one of the unsophisticated students
of the age or a real humorist. At a re
cent monthly examination one of the
questions in physiology the pupils I
were called upon to answer was:
"What is the patella or knee panV"
The answer of Young Innocent or
joker was as follows: "The patellas
or knee pant3 is trousers which extend
from the waste to the knee, and were
worn by grown up men during George
Washington's administration. They
are not worn by men in the present
Time except bicycle riders and men
who play golf, but are only worn by
small Boy3. Every boy is glad when
he is old enough to take off his patellas
or knee pants and go into long pants
which extend from the waste to the
Who are injured by the use of coffee.
Recently there has been placed ia all
the grocery stores a new preparation
called GRAIN-O. made of pure grains,
that takes the place of coffee. The mest
delicate stomach receives it without
distress, and but few can tell it from
coffee. It does not cost aver ane-fourux
as much. Children may drink It with
great benefit 15 cents and 25 cents
per package. Try It. Ask fcr GBAlN-a
Xavml Votiac Waehiae Test.
A man has obtained a permit to erect
a temporary shed in Park Row, New
York, in which he will place a votng
machine to be tested. Every one pass
ing will be invited to go in and try
the machine by depositing a ballot far
their choice for president of the United
States. This will test the machine.
and at the same time yield a straw
vote on the presidency in the neghbor
hcod of Park Rcw.
Do Ymr Ttut Jkshm aad Burs?
Shake into your shoes Allen's Fcct
East. a powder fcr the feet. It makes
tight or New Shoes feel Easy. Cures
Corns. Bunions, Swollen. Hat and
Sweating Feet. At all Druggists and
Shoe Stores. 23c Sample sent FREE.
Address Allen 5. Olmsted. LeEc. N. T.
Barrey's 3Tw Schema.
A current stcry is. New York Is that
Colonel G. H. B. Harvey, who is now
the fJi?.incirI head of the Harper Bros.
publishing business, is going to form
a combination or trust of the more im-
, pcrtant bcok publishing concerns.
witn a view to doing away witn com-
Potion in the reproduction of success-
ful foreian bocks and the discontinua
tion of cheap editions. The size of the
royalties to authors, according to the
same story, is to be cut down.
If jail have not trfed Magnetic Starch
try it now. You will then use no other.
JToTelty in Brides.
It is proposed to construct an elec
trically worked atrial bridge crossing
the Usk. says the English Electrical
Review. The width of the river at this
point is 240 yards and the time occu
pied by the carrier going from the
bank to another is estimated at about
a minute. The bridge will cost S325,
000. AGENTS MAKE BIG MONEY
handling our household article. They -eH
on urar. Big pirxes given. Wnrearonpe.
C. K. Marshall i Co.. Dep't 10. Chicago.
Reference Any Hank in Chicsga.
Proper wood and iron houses have
been built for the rank aad file of the
British prisoners at Waterfel. a few
miles from Pretoria.
LASASTTrs Is the orlslnal I
and only durable -a-all coannK. I
entirely duT-rent. from all kal
aomirjes. Reailr fcr ua tn
waits or fourteen beaatltal
tints by adding cold watar.
JLDISS naturally prefer ALA
BAsTLNK for -Trails and ceil
tags. because It la purs, clean,
durable. Put np In dry pow
dered form, tn flv-pttnd pack
ages, wlt)i fall dlrectlana,
T.T. kalscmines are cheap, tem
porary precamtione made from
wbltlng-. cnalks. clava. etc.
and stuck on walls with de
cavtne; animal sine. ALA3A3
TTNB Is net a jcalsomlne.
EWAR3 of the dealer wno
873 be can sell yoa the "log
thing" as ALABASTIXE or
"something- Just as good." E
5s either net posted or is try
ing to deceive yau.
fTD IN" OFFSEIXG saraethinjc
he has bougnt. sheag and triija
to sett on ALABAST'INS'S de
mands, he nsav not rsallze tha
daxsase tou will suffer by a,
kaJaactlne an your walla.
ENSISXS dealers win nor buy
a lawsuit. Dealers risk one by
elltnjrand consumers by using
afringeaent. Alabastlne Co.
owa righr tz make -arall coat
tg to mix wltn cold water.
E3 ISTKaiOR. TVAIX3 of
every church and school should
be coated our" -a-lth pure, dur
able ALABASTENH. It safe
guards health. Hundreds of
tons used y-jarly far this waric
?T BCTING AI-AEASTrXS.
customers should avoid yt
tlng: cheap kalscmines tmder
duTerenc aasM. Insist on
havm;r our xoods in padcages
and property labeled.
CTSAXCS of wan pffgf Is ob
viated bv AiABASTXrS. lr
car: be used on. plastered w23.
srood cellinsra. hrtnlc or can
vas. A child can. brush lr an.
It does ncr rub or scale a2L
STA3LISKHI In favor. Shua,
all imitations. Aslc paint deal
er or drusrjest for tine card,
"rite us for Interesting bcclt
ter. fre-. ALABASTINK CO..
Grand Eaplda. Mien.
oca motor A3XT& cssr
srta-rsMf srrifM irf r nfna-rf rttniur!: !nrirfihl? bT
r ORrSL&SaT BLOOD A2TD ferKVEfOOD.
Write Tn honryonr. .Vartce and jmof ot cire
i mii na. emtse. 22 n.iem StnHiamnps
W, N. U OtHAHA.
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