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VOjLUME XXXII.-NUMBER 6.
COLUMBUS. NEBRASKA. WEDNESDAY. MAY 15. 1901.
WHOLE NUMBER 1,618.
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TO GET RID OF DOLE
Hawaiian Territorial Legislature Asks
that Governor Be Btmoved.
A MEMORIAL TO THE RESIDENT
A Problem Thmt Will Face the Chief
Executive on His Betarn l'resldfat
XoIe I. Utnounccd a. Hostile to
the Island's Beat Interests.
HONOLULU, May 5. (Via San
Praneisro May 11.) The first terri
torial legislature of Hawaii came to
an end the evening of April 30, ac
cording to Governor Dole, and on the
next night according to the majority
of both honsei.
The legislature ended its existence
at loggerheads with the governor all
along the line, and without having
passed a single one ot the important
.measures to which the home rulers
were committed, except the county gov
rnment act, which the governor killed
by a vest pocket veto.
The last act of the house the evening
of April 30 was to pass a concurrent
resolution containing a memorial to
President McKinley asking for the re
moval of Governor Dole. He is charged
with having hindered the work of the
session by his hostility toward the leg
islature, withholding information and
reports that were called for and refus
ing to co-operate with the lawmakers.
The president is asked in the reso
lution to use his influence in behalf of
an extra session of the legislature to
transact general legislation, which
Dole refuses to grant.
The Hawaiians claim they have not
had time in which tc work out the
plans of lawmaking they had formed
in the thirty days of the regular ses
sion. In conclusion the home rulers ask
that Dole be removed, if the president
sees no other way to bring about an
extra session of the territorial legis
lature, declaring that the governor has
acted in such a manner as to lose the
conlidence of a majority of the people
of the territory, and charging that he
has -not dealt fairly with the home rule
The concurrent resolution passed
through both houses by large majori
ties, all the native home rule members
voting for it.
- Governor Dole created a sensation
in both houses by informing the com
mittee sent to him to ask for an extra
session that one of his reasons for not
-granting an extra session was that he
had been reliably informed that brib
. ery was" t'tking place.
Both houses passed a resolution de
manding proof. In reply the governor
stated that general charges of bribery
had been made in the local papers and
on the floor of the senate, but had
not been investigated, in spite of the
appointment of committees to look
into thera. and that the matter was
being investigated by the governor
with a view to punishing the offend
ers if evidence against them could be
CAILLES CLOSELY CHASED.
lusnr-cnt Leader Mippcsed to Have Gone
MANILA, May 11. Cailles. the in
surgent leader in Laguna province, is
being closely chased. He is supposed
to have gone southward of Laguna
province and is not likely to surrender,
fearing paying personal penalty for his
A hundred insurgents Tuesday even
ing attacked Paglibac. Jn Tayabas,
which province was considered to be
pacified. The insurgents were repulsed
A detachment of the Twenty-first in
fantry routed 150 rebels at Zurbano's
camp, near Lucaban, and captured a
large quantity of supplies.
There Will lie o Car Famine.
CHICAGO, May 11. An understand
ing has been reached between the fruit
shippers of southern Caliofmia and
the Santa Fe and Southern Pacific
roads which will preclude another car
famine during the fruit shipping sea
son and insure quicker service. Al
though no contract has been entered
into, the shippers have been assured
that ample transportation facilities
will be provided is the future for mov
ing the orange and lemon crops. Am
ple car equipment is to be provided.
fjiiple Sam Host Help Ttjem.
FLORENCE, Ariz., May " 11. The
Gila river, on the Sacaton reservation,
has gone dry and no grain will be har
vested by the Indians. Great destitu
tion will ensue and government aid
will be required to relieve the situa
tion. Lynched Him as a Warning.
WICHITA. Kan., May 11. J. L.
Chandler, an old resident farmer of
loland, Day county. O. T., was taken
from his home last night, presumably
l)y cattlemen, and lynched. There
being no telegraph in that section of
Oklahoma, the news of the lynching
did not reach Woodward until tonight.
For some time there has been trouble
between the farmers and the cattle
men and many animals have been poi
soned. Trainmen Vote It Ijown.
MILWAUKEE, May 11. The Broth
erhood of Railway Trainmen yesterday
took up the proposd amendment to
their constitution, which provided for
a raising of the classes of insurance
from $400, $800 and $1,200 to $500,
and $1,500 respectively. The amend
ment was voted down and there will be
po change for at last a year. L. S.
Coffin qt Illinois addressed the conven
tion in the interests of a home for
BITTER MEW WILL TIGHT.
Nebraska Dealer Rally to Defend Dairy
OMAHA, May 13. The Nebraska
Butter and Egg Dealers' association
and the State Dairymen's association,
representing practically all of the
dairy interests in the state, will give
united support to State Food Commis
sioner Bassett in his efforts to enforce
the law against the illegitimate sale of
imitation butter and other imitation
Twenty-five members of the Butter
and Egg Dealers' association met in
Omaha in response to an emergency
call issued by the president and secre
tary of the organization, and with pne
voice they agreed to stand by Commis
sioner Bassett in any step he might
take toward the protection of the dairy
interests. Mr. Bassett was appointed
food commissioner by Governor Savage
and it is said he will take charge of
his office in a few days. He will work
under the law enacted by the legisla
ture of 1897.
Morris Friend of Lincoln, represent
ing the Beatrice Creamery company of
that place, said to a reporter:
"There is no reason why the law
against the sale of imitation butter
cannot now be enforced. The legisla
ture of 1897 did not make proper pro
vision for its enforcement, but this
year the lawmakers remedied the evil
committed two years ago, and, so far
as we know, the law will stand the test
of any court in the land. The trouble
for years was due to the failure of the
legislature to make appropriations for
the salary of the commissioner and his
"In brief, the state food law provides
a penalty for selling colored imita
tions of butter. It will allow the sale
of butterine, but only in its natural
color. This places both butter and but
terine on an equal footing. What the
dairymen object to is the sale of but
terine or other butter imitations that
are colored to resemble in appearance
the pure dairy product. It is this de
ceit that we want to stamp out, and
we are of the opinion that we have the
means at hand to do it with. The law
also requires restaurants, hotels and
other public eating houses that serve
butter imitations to give notice of the
fact by posting signs in a conspicuous
place setting forth that butterine, or
whatever the imitation may be called,
is served in the place."
The State Dairymen's association
will probably fellow the example of the
butter and egg dealers and hold a spe
cial meeting within the next few days
with a similar purpose in view. The
officers of that association have already
signified their intention of standing
back to back with the food commis
sioner in his effort to enforce the law,
but it is proposed to make the influ
ence of the organization still stronger
by calling a special meeting for the
purpose of taking united action.
The present indications point to a
clash with the imitation butter manu
facturers. They object most strenu
ously to the restriction against the use
of coloring, and it is possible proceed
ings may be instituted in the courts to
test the constitutionality of the act.
Mr. Bassett, in his official capacity,
will demand compliance with the law,
and if any violators are caught they
will be prosecuted. He will have the
moral support of every butter and
dairy man in the state, and they to
gether feel they can wield a mighty
Firth Marriage at 87.
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb.. May 13.-
The marriage of B, S. Hayden of this
city to Mrs. A. Shupp of Omaha at
Chillicothe, Mo., was a surprise to all.
This is the fifth marriage venture of
the groom, who is 87 years of age, and
the second venture of the bride, who is
62 years of age. Both have been resi
dents of this city for many years and
have been engaged to be married be
fore. The groom is well-to-do, but not
immensely wealthy as reported.
Bankers Elect OaSeers,
GRAND ISLAND, May 13. The Ne
braska Bankers' association in session
here elected officers for the ensuing
year as follows: C. F. Bentley of
Grand Island, president; F. M. Penny
of Wood River, vice president; W. H.
McDonald of North Platte, secretary;
Peter Mortensen of Ord, treasurer; F.
M. Rublee of Broken Bow, member of
executive council of state association.
Fine Residence Destroyed.
WAVERLY, May 13. An $8,000 resi
dence belonging to Miss Blanche Hines
was destroyed by fire. The house had
been closed preparatory to a summer
trip. The origin of the fire is un
known. Nebraska at Washington.
WASHINGTON, May 13. Dr. R. M.
Stone of Omaha, who arrived in Wash
ington last night, called upon Com
missioner Evans of the pension office,
having one or two matters before the
department in which veterans of the
civil war are interested.
JohnMallalieu and wife of Kearney
are in the city on a short visit Mr.
Mallalieu called on Director Merriam,
having been superintendent of the cen
sus for the Sixth Nebraska district
Faneral of Mrs. Green.
KEARNEY. Neb., May 13. The fu
neral of Miss Bessie Greene, daughter
of the late ongressman W. L. Greene,
occurred from the family residence
here, Rev. I. H. Wood officiating. The
high school was dismissed at 10, she
having been a member of the third
year class. There were many beauti
ful floral tributes and floral emblems
from her schoolmates. Miss -Greene
was 18 years of age and very popular
WALL STREET DEALING
Frantic Transactions Take Place on th
THE END IS NOT YET IN SIGHT
Leader Confer en the Sentence of Snorts
Determine Upon the Condition On
Which They Are Willing to Settle
Mora;' and Hill Are Oa Top.
NEW YORK, May 10. Bitter stress
developed in Wall street by the sec
ond hour of trade on the Stock Ex
change today. The violence of the
emotion had spent much of its
force, at least for the time being,
when the chairman's gavel fell, an
nouncing the close of the day's pro
ceedings. The casualties were great
and the field of battle was strewn
with the wounded, and maybe with
the dying. But of actual fatalities
none were recorded of importance
during the day. During the height
of the panic rumors of insolvencies
were handed about more quickly than
they could be reported. But no con
firmation could be had of the intima
tions of financial wreck. Those against
whom the rumors pointed refused
even to show any sign of distress
and professed themselves ready to
meet all obligations. In more than
one instance the answer to these ru
mors was for a representative of the
house to go upon the Stock Exchange
and place leans to a large amount,
as indicating the abundance of re
sources at hand.
But notwithstanding these and sim
ilar devices for keeping up credit and
confidence, the fact was obvious from
the crash of values on the exchange
that credits and borrowing power
were shrinking at too prodigious rate
not to leave the mind of the whole
financial world in a condition of in
tense strain. But the indications at
the close of the day were strong that
the , principal damage had been
wrought upon the speculative class or
upon holders of securities on margin,
for whatever purpose. The banks
have been so well protected by recent
extensions of the margins exacted in
the market value of collateral over
the amount of loans placed that they
had little to fear short of an absolute
wiping out of market values. The
shrinkage of collateral made it neces
sary for the banks in many cases to
exact additicnal collateral during the
day and this added much to the dis
tress for a time.
But late in the dealings the prin
cipal banks in the financial district
agreed to form a pool and raise a fund
to loan, putting the money rate
down to 6 per cent on the Stock Ex
change. The bid for money had been
run up to 60 per cent and was threat
ening to keep alive the panic. The
dozen banks quickly came to an agree
ment to raise $16,000,000. with implied
willingness to advance the sum If nec
essary. There were heavy loans placed also
by individual banks, ranging in some
cases to $2t,000,000 and 130,000,000.
Through the early part of the day
hankers exacted the market rate for
loans. But with the growing naed to
suppress the panic they offered the
rate down to 6 per cent Old cus
tomers of the banks were not charged
over 6 per cent at any time, but when
outsiders came in asking for new
loans, the law of supply and demand
was allowed to run its course.
The state of excitement was very
apparent all through the financial dis
trict during the period of the panic,
but there were few sensational scenes.
Now and then a white-faced woman
would appear from a cab outside a
broker's office and would be driven off
ii a fainting condition over receiving
a message from the interior. Wher
ever any near approach could be made
to a ticker or to a board on which
quotations were posted, there were
great throngs of excited speculators
scrambling for a view of the course
of the market But the real stress
of the occasion came upon the men
who were shut up in either their pri
vate offices or those of brokers, or
who were struggling and fighting on
the floor of the exchange.
Oldest Harvard Man Dies.
WASHINGTON, D. C. May 10.
Former Judge John J. Hayden of In
diana died here, aged 82 years. Judge
Hayden was active in early Indiana
republican politics but has been in
the government service at Washing
ton for some years. He was safd to
be the oldest living graduate of Har
The Peoria & Springfield railroad
company was incorporated at Spring
Mileage pua Divides Thesa.
CHICAGO. May 10. At a meeting
of the executive committee of the
Western Passenger association, held
here, a fight developed over the at
tempt which is being made to get all
the lines west of the river to adopt
a uniform interchangeable mileage
book. At present the Rock Island
and Missouri Pacific have an inter
changeable book, but the -other lines
were forborne reason averse p adopt
Makes the Copper Maa Walt.
NEW YORK, May 10. Arguments
in the action of Calvin O. Geer and
others to restrain the Amalgamated
Copper company from absorbing the
Boston and Montana and Butte and
Boston Mining companies was heard
in Jersey City before Vice Chancellor
Pitney in chambers today. The ap
plication lor the injaBction was made
on the ground that the prices it was
proposed to pay for the Boston and
Montana and Butte were excessive.
CLAIM CRISIS IS TASSCD.
IndnstrUl Leader Asserts that Financial
Storm Has Spent Its Farjr.
NEW YORK, May 10. A banker
who participated in' the movement to
relieve the market this evening ma'de
this statement to the Associated
"We loaned $1,000,000 in the market
after 10 o'clock today, some of it as
low as 6 per cent, and feel that the
crisis is over. I do not believe that
a single large loan will go down.
There have been tremendous losses.
Thousands of accounts, representing
millions of dollars, are wiped out
But the banks are firm and the large
operators are, I think, capable of
caring for themselves. You see, they
have been taking large profits and are
capable of standing up. At present
prices I feel that stocks are a good in
vestment and look for heavy buying
orders. A good day and the market
will be steady again. The banks
acted together today, but there was
no consonance of agreement about it
We placed about $16,000,000 in the ag
gregate and the moral effect was
good. Wall street could not stand
many days like this, but as it is the
storm is weathered and the situa
tion will improve from the opening
An industrial leader made this state
ment to the Associated Press:
"I believe the worst of the storm is
oer. They have been conferences of
importance among the larger financi
ers and it has been decided that every
man of standing in the street shall
be protected. I had thought there
would be failures, but there are in
fluences strong enough to avert at
work and I am no sure they will suc
ceed. I look for buying orders and a
rally In the market There will also
be peace among the interests now at
ARMOUR GETS SIOUX CITY PUNT.
Acqaires Interoatlon&l Packing Com
SIOUX CITY, May 10. It became
known here today that Armour & Co.
of Chicago have purchase the old In
ternational Packing plant and will
operate it The plant was built by the
Silberhorns at a cost of $400,000. It
covers five acres of ground. The ca
pacity of the plant is 500 cattle, 3,250
hogs and 1,000 sheep.
In 1899 the plant was acquired by
the International Packing company,
which operated it until the reorganiza
tion of the company when the Sioux
City Provision company took charge
a few weeks ago.
Sioux City people are rejoicing be
cause of the fact that a rivalry for
business is expected to spring up be
tween the Armour plant and the Cud
ahy concern now in operation here.
GETS THE HARVARD DEGREE.
McKinley to Be Made a Doctor of Laws
at Jane Comneacement
BOSTON, May 10. The board of
overseers of Harvard university at the
regular meeting here today voted to
grant the degree of doctor of laws
to President McKinley. The degree
will be conferred at the commence
ment in June.
President Solomon Lincoln of the
board announced the action after the
meeting, but he declined to state how
the vote stood. From another source
it was learned that it was 26 to 3.
The meeting was prolonged from 11
o'clock until 2. The intense interest
in the question to be acted upon was
evinced by the large attendance, only
seven of the twenty-nine members of
the board being absent.
England Takes Censns.
LONDON, May 10. According to
the returns of this year's census the
total population in England and
Wales is 32,325,716. This is an in
ciease over the population of 1891 of
3.523,191, or, Jn other words, an in
crease of 1245 per cent in the last
ten years. The increase in the decade
between 1881 and 1891 was 11.65 per
According to the census forty-eight
counties show increases while four
teen Show decreases.
To Have a Street fair.
WYMORE, Neb., May 10. The busi
ness men's association has decided to
hold a street fair the coming Septem
ber and the following committee' has
been named to arrange the prelim
inary work: R. P. Boyle, J. A. Reul
ing, T. P. Hargrave and J. R. Dodds.
The fair will last for a week and every
day will be a special day, including a
firemen's tournament, corn carnival,
flower parade, etc. Several thousand
dollars have been guaranteed for
To Protect Western Roads.
NEW YORK, May 10. A confer
ence was held in Kuhn, Loeb & Co.'s
office between Jacob H. Schlff, E. H.
Harriman and George J. Gould. Tio
official statement could be obtained,
but it was reported that a settlement
of the railroad differences in the
west had been arranged and that as
surance would be given to the Rock
Island, St Paul and Union Pacific
companies that their interests would
be protected in an alliance.
Not Oallty off Robbery.
DENISON, la.. May 10. The argu
ment in the case of the state of Iowa
against Jackson and Stoval, charged
with the Manila express robbery, oc
cupied two full days, after which the
jury returned to the jury room. After
an absence of two hours from the
court room the jury returned the fol
lowing verdict: "We, the jury, find
the defendants not guilty." The de-
f endants were released from jaiL
Tamitauras Proceedings on Wall Street
Affect Burlington Movement
UNION FACIFIC rROTECTING ITSELf
Pnrehase of Northern PaelSe Shares Is to
Preveat Rival' BeaeStlag Kaha Loefe
Hay mw Assent to Trlangalar Arrange
sneat With the Northerners.
NEW YORK, May 9. The Evening
Post, in discussing the Northern Pa
cific situation, says: Kuhn, Loeb &
Co., it was creditably stated today,
have acquired sufficient Northern Pa
cific stock to prevent, if they desire,
the approval of the Burlington pur
chase by Northern Pacific sharehold
ers. Their purchases for the most part
have been made within a week. Some
compromise will be made, as the par
ties in conflict are so important, and
Union Pacific interests, which the
management of that property felt were
threatened by the aggressive policy ot
the Northern Pacific, will be protected
by agreement or by Mr. Harriman and
perhaps other Union Pacific directors
going into the Northern Pacific board.
These -are matters which necessarily
are still unsettled, but Kuhn, Loeb &
Co. now have virtually the power to
determine whether the Northern Pa
cific will secure the Burlington, and
whether assurances given that their
Union Pacific interests will be fully
protected. It appears that they would
not push their advantage so far as to
stop the merger proposed by Mr. Hill.
Dealing with the relations of things
In the turmoil of Wall street the
financial writer of the Evening Post,
in a news leader in its edition this
evening, says: The fundamental fact
in the Northern Pacific situation was
that the Burlington deal is placed in
jeopardy, as matters stand at present
Union Pacific Interests, who were
alarmed at the danger of their prop
erty, lying in the control of the Bur
lington by the northern transconti
nental line, have bought the ratifica
tion of the Burlington purchase by the
Northern Pacific shareholders unless
some agreement is made with them
which will protect their interests suf
ficently. The corner in the shares was un
precedented. That development re
sulted, it is said, from Mr. Keene's
clever appreciation of the situation in
the stock, the legitimate demand for
which had heavily reduced the floating
supply. The corner is a secondary
aspect, though the more spectacular
one to the public, in a movement of
far-reaching consequences, possibly
putting a stop to the plans for the
greatest of railroad mergers, upsetting
President Hili's audacious plan to have
the Northern Pacific control Burling
The policy of Kuhn. Loeb & Co. has
been essentially one of self-protection,
and being now in a dominant position
where the "balance of power" In the
western railway situation, so rudely
disturbed by Mr. Hill's Burlington
deal, has been restored, they will con
tent themselves. Rather than create
lasting hostilities among the great
western railroads which would follow
the abandonment of the Burlington
deal, there probably will be made a
triangular arrangement, with the
Union Pacific sharing the control as
well as the Northern Pacific and the
Great Northern, under a modification
of the burden of the guaranty.
DUE TO CORNER ON CORN.
That is Why Starch Mills Are to Be
NEW YORK, May 9. William F.
Piel, Jr., president of the National
Starch Manufacturing company, when
seen at his residence in Brooklyn to
night, said that it was true that the
company had ordered all its factories
closed. He said that it was done on
account of the present corner in corn
at Chicago. Mr. Piel said the company
did not care to purchase corn while
the corner is on, but would wait un
til the market became stable. He said
it was simply a case of business pro
tection, and that he thought the shut
downs would not last for any great
period of time.
Treasury Baylor Bands.
WASHINGTON. May 9 .The secre
tary of the treasury today bought
$89,000 short term 4 per cent bonds
Secretary Gage late this afternoon
purchased 975,000 short term 4 per
cent bonds at 113.65.
He als.o purchased 930,000 short
term 4 per cent bonds at 113.65.
Deere af Molme Is S:ated.
CHICAGO, May . W. H. Printon,
president of the Peru Plow and Wheel
works of Peru, 111., said: "The plow
combine is likely to be merged into
a great trust of all the implement
makers of the United States. Ninety
per cent of them are now represented
in a conference at New York- The
capital of the new trust will be as
much as $50,000,000 and may amount
to 75,000,000. Charles H. Deere will
be made president"
Revise Uw f the Order.
COLUMBUS, a, May . The com
Rdttee appointed by the Sovereign
Camp, Woodmen of the World, to re
vise the laws of the order,- today de
cided to eliminate from the constitu
tion all the sections relating to the
care of the sick and insane. Under
the sections there was great deal
of imposition on the Sovereign Camp
and some radical changes wsrt deem
sd. necessary, New sections will be
drafted to cover these subjects.
WILL FIGHT 0STE01ATIY LAWS.
Rchraska State Medical Society Deter
mines so Test Its Validity.
LINCOLN, Neb., May 11. The Ne
braska State Medical society, com
prising the state organization of al
lopathic physicians, in convention de
cided to fight the osteopathy law en
acted by the last legislature through
the courts in a determined attempt
to render it inoperative. The sum of
9200 was appropriated for that pur
pose out of the treasury of the so
ciety. The law which is to be attacked is
that legalizing the practice of the heal
ing science of osteopathy within the
Before adjourning the society elect
ed the following officers to serve for
the ensuing years: President Dr. W.
B. Ely, Ainsworth; first vice presi
dent Dr. A. B. Anderson, Pawnee
City; second vice president. Dr. Schu
ard; recording secretary. Dr. A. D.
Wilkinson. Lincoln; corresponding
secretary, Dr. H. W. Orr, Lincoln;
treasurer, Dr J. L. Greene, Lincoln.
DROWNS ON HORSEBACK.
Charles Robinson's ateed Sinks Under
Illm la Logan Creek.
PENDER, Neb., May 11. A young
man named Charles Robinson, who
had been employed by Charles G. Frey,
five miles west of Pender, was drown
ed in Logan creek. He was driving
some cattle across the creek. The creek
being high on account of recent heavy
rains, caused the cattle to scatter and
he undertook to swim his horse around
them, when he got into deep water
and the horse could not keep up and
sank. He clung to the horse until he
came up a second time and then tried
to reach shore but was to oexhausted
to make it, and went down. His body
was" found, down the stream, forty
rods from where he was last seen.
Goes to Instruct Filipinos.
HUMBOLDT, Neb., May 11. Prof.
Ned C. Abbott of the city school is
receiving the congratulation of friends
oer his selection as one of the teach
ers to instruct the native Filipinos in
the rudiments of civilization, accord
ing to the ideas of Uncle Sam. The
professor has just received a commis
sion and notification of his appoint
ment under Fred R. Atkinson, super
intendent of the educational work in
the Philippines to this position, which
he holds for three years at an annual
salary of 91,000. Transportation is
furnished from here to Manila, and
Professor Abbott will doubtless leave
in June or as soon thereafter as di
rected by the authorities at Washing
ton. Adjourn and No Decisions.
LINCOLN, Neb., May 11. The su
preme court adjourned without hand
ing down any decisions. A great num
ber of opinions were prepared by the
commission, it is known, and turned
over to the court for approval, but
owing to the absence of Judge Sulli
van on account of sickness, the filing
of opinions was deferred until the last
sitting in May. The court failed to
pass on the motion of Attorney Gen
eral Prout to dismiss the suit of the
state against the Rock Island railroad
for over 9250,000 damages for viola
tions of the maximum rate law.
An Old man's Crime.
COLUMBUS, Neb.. May 11. Sheriff
Byrnes took John Burnell to the state
penitentiary. Burnell was convicted of
statutory rape in February and sen
tenced early in March by Judge Hol
lenbuck to four and one-half years'
imprisonment, but the old man, a
Grand Army veteran of fifty-six years,
became seriously ill of pneumonia a
few days after sentence was passed
upon him and was kept at St. Mary's
hospital, not being considered able un
til this week to make the trip to Lin
coln. Nine Tears for Assault.
NIOBRARA. Neb., May 11. Sheriff
A. W. Crandall and Deputy John Con
way left for Lincoln, taking with them.
Evert Buchanan, who was sentenced
for assault with intent to commit rape
upon the person of a child of a well
to do farmer living near Bloomfield
and also for Kearney to deliver to the
reform school Charles Smart, who was
sentenced there for placing railroad
ties across the track near Wausa.
Beet Crop In Good -hape.
FREMONT, Neb., May 11. The
Standard Cattle company has its largo
acreage of beets nearly all in and a
good part of them cultivated. The
beets are in good shape and the stand
Grand Army OScers.
PLATTSMOUTH, Neb.. May 11. C.
F. Steel of Fairbury was elected senior
vice commander and R. S. Wilcox of
Omaha department commander of the
Grand Army of the Republic,
Bartender Drops Dead.
NORTH PLATTE. Neb., Slay It
Walter Johnson, bartender in Henry
Waltermath's saloon, fell backward
as he was drawing a glass of beer
and died in a few minutes. His death
is attributed to heart failure.
They Bam the Mortgage.
TABLE ROCK, Neb., May 11. Ser
vices were held Sunday evening in
the Christian church, both Rev. E. S.
Chamberlain of Johnson and Rev. C.
P. Evans of Arapahoe, a former pas
tor, being present, and preaching. This
church has been in debt a few hun
dred dollars until quite recently, but
having paid oft the mortgage, and be
ing out of debt a part of the services
consisted In burning the mortgage, in J
the presence of a crowded house.
Oao Wife and Three Haahands.
Lizzie Anderson, ot Erie. Pa., aged
37, was married thn times, and yet
was not legally separated from any
of her husbands. Death brought them
together, and they shook hands silent
ly over her coffin. She met and mar
ried Jesse Samson when but a young
girl, but eloped with Moses Arm
strong. Soon afterward she left him
and was wedded to Noah Anderson.
The husbands were sworn enemies and
never spoke. No legal proceedings
were taken and the matter never got
into the courts. Then she got sick
and was thought to be dying. She ral
lied, but again had a relapse. She died
last week. Then it was that the three
men met at her coffin. Samson stretch
ed out his hand slowly, and they all
A Cartoon Saved His Life.
Several weeks ago an abcess devel
oped in the stomach of William
Thorpe, a resident of Quantico, Md.
The growth so weakened him that
physicians feared to use the knife and
patient was slowly dying. A few days
ago He saw a Philadelphia paper in
which there was a cartoon making fun
of Senator Quay, of Pennsylvania.
Thorpe laughed and immediately a
stream of blood gushed from his
mouth. The doctor happened to call
just then, aad after examining Thorpe,
declared that the abcess had broken
and that the patient would now get
A DOCTOR THIS TIME.
Portland. May 6th. Dr. E. A. Rose,
a practising physician, formerly of
Yates Center, Kans., was on what
everyone supposed was his death
bed. He had Diabetes, and six of
his brother doctors were in attend
ance and consultation at his bedside
They had done everything that medi
cal skill coild suggest to save his life,
but they were at last reluctantly forced
to tell him that he must prepare for
His aunt had been summoned to his
dying bedside. After the doctors had
given her nephew up. she insisted that
as a last resort, he be given a treat
ment of Dodd's Kidney Pills.
From the very first dose, the tide
turned in his favor. His life was
saved, and he is hale and hearty to
day. This case and its cure has amazed
the physicians, and is the sensation of
the hour. It is interesting to note
that while many others are being
cured this great discovery in medi
cine, the physicians themselves are
among the first to benefit, and that
while the simpler and more prevalent
forms, such as Rheumatism, Sciatica,
Bladder and Urinary Trouble and Fe
male Weakness disappear before it,
the more malignant forms, such as
Bright's Disease. Diabetes and Dropsy,
which have always been regarded as
incurable, are yielding just as easily.
Dodd's Kidney Pills are fast super
ceding all other treatment for Kidney
Disease, and as nearly all human sick- l
ness and suffering has its origin in the
Kidneys, the use of this wonderful
medicine is becoming almost universal..
The Lily's "Dream."
Mrs. Langtry's English house in
Chelsea is described as "a dream of
beauty." The flooring of the drawing
room has been taken up and replaced
by white marble, and everything ts
done on the same splendid scale. The
furniture and decorations are said to
have cost more than 910,000.
COME AND GO I
in many ionns
make tip a large part of human
suffering. They come suddenly.
but they go promptly by the
St Jacobs Oil f
which is a certain sure cure.
One Sack Washburn Gold Medal
Flour for 57 cents,
wnenucen wiin. ana as part or toe st
following list. Order M Uarnia ;,
So. 777. I'l
bena no money, Elxrc.T ORDER M-ySSn
THESE GOODS. fi wo wiUrck lSRC
ua hub id you at once, tt aca
they srnre. It jou do not End them
aal to roods that your merchant
sella tor at leat iKUS. return tho BW?aBf?.,
ffoodato u. If, bowerer, you do nRito
find these gootf. that, wo offcryou.
worths?.??-mnii tfii.1 tst rn-ttltar h
year n:erca!uitak3 you t:3 15 for, '3 LBS
bar your freicht asent cr roar kKfe
yours. No soch bargain aas crer len offered by any
one, bat we are bound to introduce oar itrocerle, ia
ererr place In the United States, and this pricecannos
help cut do It. 2Ierchanta oar
I Sack ef Waahbum's Best Gold IIedI
Hour. Ilti .-
B Ids. Tea, any kind. Ijirfll-a Breakfu-vt,
Basket Fired Gua howder or Yocnsf
Hyson 3.n t.so
17 lbs. Good Koasted Coffee US !55
10 lb. Box Crackers, Soda.Butter or Oyste.? U .9
lOIbf-PareKlce ,. li M
10 lbs. Fancy lranes ,, ua .41
1 lb. Pure Ground Pepper.. j
l-oz. Bottle of triple btugtil Extract
ct Vanilla . ...... ................ .7S tSJ
1 oos. Bottle of TrUjJo Strength Extract
Of Lemon , JS m
I lb. Good. Stic). Candy j SS
Jib.Asf,rtedBon Bona j
? J!2rirfJ:"lt5 -T5 .3S
I BOX OtXi Coed U5&I3. , us 5S
Tfcis Io e ortr KDM worth of goods for .7T, but bear
tamlndttut wsdoaot make sow changes) la tfels as
a paga grocery lltraJl(ifree: a postal card win
bMns; lc. Mention this paper, or. will send one frea
with tho above assortment If asked for.
T. M. Roberts' Supply Hoist.
717-719-721 Nicollet Ave. Minneapslis, Mian.
SEND US YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS
and upon receipt of same I win d run a
iPiuuusHivu oucicu) juu wui uoeraiiy
paid for a few minutes of Your time; no can
vasstn. as I hue no:h!:w 10 ll. It costs
you absolutely nHstj. write MHtay.
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3100 Fla Street. St. Louis, Mo.
W. N U.OA1AHA No. 19 1901
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t3 In time. Sold by graatrtsta. Hi
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Ike 0M RtltaMe.
Oldest Bank in the State.
Makes Loans on Real
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ISSUES SIGHT DRAFTS ON
Onaka. CMcagt, New Ytrk.
AbmI AH Fr4ga Cewtries.
Sells Steamship Tickets,
ttiys Good notes.
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