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By COLUMBUS JOURNAL CO.
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Tom Lawson is now talked of as J
reform candidate for mayor of Bos
By the passage of the Omaha char
ter bill a number of men lose theii
A prairie fire has done much dam
age on the recently opened liosebut
Russia is reported to have outlined
a basis ujion which she is willing tc
negotiate for peace.
Rev. Mr. Stanley McKay has reign
ed as president of Shurtleff college, a
Baptist institution at Alton, 111.
A a-ablegram to the state ifeparlment
from Secretary Hay, dated Gibraltar
says that he is improving daily.
Thousands of Kussian workmen
voted to send a .petition to the throne
outlining requests for betterment oi
The plans of Senator Klkins for in
vestigation into freight rates arc not
viewed with tavor by friends of rate
An order has been issued by the
post office department establishing a
division of the rural free delivery ser
vice at Omaha.
The new senator from Massachu
setts, Winthrop Murray Crane, re
ceives more begging letters than any
of his colleagues.
A new constitution for the Trans
vaal has just been signed in London
and will shortly be presented to parlia
ment for its deliberation.
The revolt in Santo Domingo does
not worry the authorities on account
of the promise of the United States
to take charge of the revenues of the
Illinded and suffering from a broken
Bose, M. J. Dwyer at Atlanta, Ga.,
gave P Ids wrestling match with
Frank Gotch after three minutes of
the second round.
Official announcement was made of
the apjtointment of Colonel E. Stone
as general passenger agent of the
fireat Northern railroad system to suc
ceed P. I. Whitney.
After making $1, 500.000 in the last
fourteen years out of the soil, I. D.
8mith of Madison. S. P., the ricnest
exclusive farmer in the United States,
has retired from active life.
Washington Gladden writes an elo
quent protest against acceptance of
$100,000 gift from John D. Rockefeller
ly the American Board of Commis
cioncrs of Foreign Missions.
Governor Iinham of Texas has rc
reived from the war department at
Washington four battle-scarred confed
erate flags, which were captured by
union soldiers during the war.
A young negro, giving his name as
Frank Manuel, was arrested in the
mountains in Bradford county, Penn
sylvania, as the person who felonious
ly assaulted Mrs. Barbara Rose.
Five hundred peasants of the dis
trict of Vardzia, in the Caucasus, have
surrounded the Greek monastry at
Vardzia and demand that it be hand
ed over to them, with the title deeds.
Judge Lochren of the United States
district court, in St. Paul, holds that
land in an Indian reservation is still
subject to government control even
though the title has passed from the
After a lengthy and acrimonious
controversy between counsel, the
Grcenc-G-iynor case at Montreal was
postponed until April 10 to give coun
sel an opportunity to further study the
Massachusetts' has been piling up a
Blate debt for years at a rate that has
caused its public men great uneasi
ness. The present debt, according to
the figures quoted by the governor, is
Rear Admiral J. A. B. Smith, head
of the steam engineering department
Of the Brooklyn navy yard, has been
relieved of duty ami will become gen
eral inspector of all machinery now
under government contract.
Secretary Hitchcock has designated
William II. Code, of Los Angeles. Cal.,
xs chief engineer of Indian irrigation.
He will have supervision of irrigation
construction work on Indian reserva
tions throughout the west.
The equestrian statue of Lafayette,
the work of Paul Bartlett. will not
toe ready for the fete on July 4. which
was planned by the Iafayette memor
ial commission, and the event has
been postponed until 190G.
On information filed by the state
factory inspector. Assistant Prosecut
ing Attorney Dalton. of St. Louis, has
Issued six warrants, three against
the. fathers of the children, alleging
violations of the child labor law.
William Warner, the new senator
from Missouri, when f years old began
to earn his own living as ore boy in
a Wisconsin mine.
Colonel A G. Stewart of Wankon.
recently appointed attorney general of
Porto Rico, created surprise by send
ing in his resignation.
Arthur H. Marsh, of Blair. Neb., has
been awarded a Cecil Rhodes scholar
ship for Oxford university.
Prof. Simon Xewcomb. the famous
American astronomer, has just com
pleted his 70th birthday. He has re
ceived more degrees and similar
honors abroad than any other Ameri
can man of science.
Officers of Drake university, Des
"Moines, received an offer from Andrew
Carnegie of a donation of $50,000 for
the erection of a library. The offer
carries the usual provisions that the
university must raise a like sum.
Gessler Rosseau. a dynamite crank,
States that the infernal machine given
toy him to Cuban patriots wrecked the
toattleship Maine through a mistake.
Edward Hines of Chicago, has closed
.a lumber deal with the X. Ludington
company of Marinette for seventy mil
lion feet of all graded. The consider
. ation is $1,000,000.
EH B. Woodford of Woodbury coun
. ty. Iowa, glories in beinp almost the
hemeliest man in that section. Yet
i about twentyifour years ago he won
a silver cup for being the handsomest
tiaby in the county.
Kuehn, Loeb & Co., New York, an
Bounced that they shall have to reject
farther applications for the Japanese
It is estimated that the appli
for the American portion o)
-jK3s.nnAAno. will reach a. tnt
Otaifctae rowers of thV!mm!sW7Vn8 i?
THE STRAIN OF WORK.
Dest of Backs Give Out Under the
Burden of Daily Toil.
Lieutenant George G. Warren, of
So. 3 Chemical, Washington, D. C,
says: "It's an honest fact that Doan's
Kidney Pills did
me a great lot of
good, and if it
were not true I
would not recom
mend them. It was
the strain of lift
ing that brought
on kidney trouble
and weakened my
back, but since us
ing Doan's Kidney Pills I have lifted
600 pounds and felt no bad effects. I
have not felt the trouble come back
since, although 1 had suffered for five
or six years, and other remedies had
not helped me at all."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo. N.Y.
Of Interest to Brain Workers.
A medical man who gave evidence
in a London chancery division case
testified as to the connection between
brain work and longevity in a way
that charmed the lawyers and will
charm other brain workers. One-third
of the laborers in rural districts, he is
reported a; saying, die of brain soften
ing, and the average vegetative rural
laborer much earlier than the hard
thinking lawyer, simply because his
brain rusts from lack of exercise.
Scientific Wonders to Come.
Already the secret has been learned
3f purifying sewage by electricity, so
that in time every brook and river
may run with mountain clearness to
the sea. These things and the fast
developing system of wireless teleg
raphy are only a few of the things
that science, aided by the new theory
of electrcity. holds in store for the not
Chain Carved From Wood.
Among the curiosities recently pre
sented to the Maritzburg museum in
South Africa is a chain 23 feet C
inches long, carved from the trunk
of a tree by "Knobnose" natives, a
tribe in the Zoutspanberg district,
Transvaal. The chain is continuous,
requiring phenomenal patience and
skill in carving.
What Everybody Says.
Jamboree. Ky., April 3rd. (Spe
cial.) "I suffered for years with my
back," says Mr. J. M. Coleman, a well
known resident of this place. "Then
I used Dodd's Kidney Pills and I have
not felt a pain since. My little girl
complained of her back. She used
about one-half box of Dodd's Kidney
Pills and she is sound and well."
It is thousands of statements like
the above that show Dodd's Kidney
Pills to be the one cure for Backache
or any other symptom of deranged
kidneys. For Backache is simply a
sign that the Kidneys need help.
Dodd's Kidney Pills always cure
Backache. They also always cure
Bright's Disease. Diabetes, Dropsy,
Rheumatism, Bladder and Urinary
Troubles and Heart Disease. These
are more advanced stages of kidney
disease. Cure your Backache with
Dodd's Kidney Pills and you need
never fear them.
New Use for. Whisky.
A butler, newly engaged, requested
his master to allow him some whisky.
"There's nothing like it to clean the
windows," said he. However, a few
minutes later his master chanced tc
pass through the room, and to his sur
prise found the glass empty. "Why
James." he asked, "where's the whis
ky?" "Well, you see, sir," said James,
"it's this way; I drank the whisky anc"
then I breathe on the glass."
To Keep Weight Down.
If you wish to keep your weight
down, don't drink water at meals
Take tea and coffee. Rise early, walk
at least five miles every day. and don't
take a nap after exercising. Sleer
eight hours only, and on a moderatelj
hard bed. Shun fresh or hot bread
Flee from potatoes, peas, macaroni
olive oil. cream, alcoholic drinks
sweets and pastry.
Seek Bones of Primitive Man.
Paleontologists are hoping to find
any day the bones of primitive man ir
some part of the West, where the
deeply eroded canyons have revealei'
so many wonders of the animal work
in the shape of ancestors of the horse
and the dinosaur.
Mean Old Bachelor Again.
It was an old bachelor who said that
it was futile to discuss the questiot
whether a genius would make a gooc"
husband. No real genius, he said
would ever marry.
There is something wrong with the
religion that cannot stand transplant
ing from the Cathedral to the kitchen
Henry F. Cope in Chicago Tribune.
By Mother's Food and Drink.
Many babies have been launched intc
life with constitutions weakened by
disease taken in with their mother's
milk. Mothers cannot be too careful
as to the food they use while nursing
their babes. The experience of a
Kansas City mother is a case in
"I was a great coffee drinker from
a child, and thought I could not eat a
meal without it. But I found at last it
was doing me harm. For years I had
been troubled with dizziness, spots be
fore my eyes and pain in my heart.
to which was added two years ago, a
chronic sour stomach. The baby was
born 7 months ago, and almost from
the beginning, it, too, suffered from
sour stomach. She was taking it
"In iny distress I consulted a friend
of more experience than mine, and
she told me to quit coffee, tha- coffee
did not make good milk, I have since
ascertained that it really dries up the
"So. I quit coffee, and tried tea and
at last cocoa. But they did not agree
with me. Then I turned to Postum
Coffee with the happiest results. It
proved to be the very thing I needed
It not only agreed perfectly with baby
and myself, but it increased the flow
of 'my milk. My husband then quit
coffee and used Postum. quickly got
well of the dyspepsia with which he
had been troubled. I no longer suffer
from the dizziness, blind spells, pain
in ny heart or sour stomach. I -stum
has cured them.
"Now we all drink Postum from my
husband to my seven months' old
baby. It has proved to be the best
hot drink we have ever used. We
would not give up Postum for the best
coffee we ever drank. Name given
by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
There's a reason.
RIOT AT WARSAW
SEVERAL OF LATTER WILL DIE
Crowd Carrying Red Flags Attack Pa
trol of Troops and Police. Proclam
ation Distributed Warning People
..Away from Public Buildings.
WARSAW A serious conflict oc
curred at 7:30 o'clock Sunday evening
in Dzika street, where a Jewish so
cialist society known as the Bund had
organized a demonstration. Troops
which came to disperse the gathering
fired into the crowd, killing four per
sons and wounding forty others.
Other disturbnaces are reported to
have occurred. The street had been pa
trolled throughout the day. Conditions
here are causing much easiness and
nervousness. Hand printed proclama
tions have been found in the streets,
warning the public against walking
near public buildings and other places,
as bombs would be thrown in these
quarters. Several parents whose chil
dren are attending school in defiance
of the school strike have been warn
ed bv letter to withdraw their chil
dren, as the school buildings will be
blown up. Representatives of the party
of violence (it is not quite clear
whether they are revolutionaries or so
cialists) are visiting private persons
and levying contributions for "ammu
nition." They produce lists of names
with the amounts to be collected from
each and request the contributor to
sign his name opposite these assess
ments, which range from $2.50 to $3.50.
When Governor Maximovitch arrived
here ten days ago to assume his duties
he ordered that the Cossack detach
ment awaiting him at the station be
retired, saying he did not want an es
cort. Driving through the city today,
however, the governor general's car
riage was surrounded by twenty Cos
sacks. The editors of the Polish newspa
pers were summoned to the castle yes
terday. Governor General Maximovitch
received each of them separately in
the most friendly manner, and talked
with them on various subjects, espec
ially on the question of the censor
ship. He invited them to come to him
in cas'e of any difficulty.
The trouble in Dzika street began
when, under the pretext of holding a
memorial meeting for a late Jewish
socialist leader, a crowd of more than
1,000, mostly Jews, carrying red flags,
marched into Dzika street and was
met by a mixed police and military
patrol of twenty men. The police de
clare the socialists fired revolvers at
them, the leaders inciting the mob to
attack the patrol, which thereupon
fired several volleys into the crowd.
Four men were killed and forty were
TO STUDY DEEP WATERWAYS
President Appoints Commissioners to
Meet the Canadians.
WASHINGTON The president has
selected the American members of
the joint international commission to
study the effect on the navigation of
the Great lakes of the changes of level
expected to result from the execution
of the deep waterway project. They
are George Clinton, a lawyer, of New
York; General O. II. Ernst, corps of
engineers. United States, and Frof.
Gardner S. William, professor of hy
draulic engineering at Cornell. The
Canadian commissioners are: J. P.
Maybe of Toronto; W. King. Dominion
astronomer of Ottawa, and Iouis
Acoste. civil engineer of Ottawa, with
Thomas Cole as secretary.
The American commissioners have
been instructed to arrange a meeting
among themselves for organization
and then to correspond with the
Canadians to select a time and place
probably Toronto for the joint
meeting to begin the work.
NEWSPAPERS ARE NOW QUIET
Believed They Have Been Given a
Tip by Government.
ST. PETERSBURG The- newspa
pers are so significantly silent about
the peace reports from abroad that
it leads to the inference that they
have been warned by the government
of the inadvisability of airing their
views at this time.
These papers which have been fa
voring peace say nothing, while the
small section of the press which has
been insisting on a continuation of
the war contents itself with the repro
duction of articles from foreign news
papers, showing that peace now
means the abandonment forever of
Russia's position on the Pacific.
No Community of lnterer-ts.
HAMBURG At a general meeting
of the Hamburg-American Steam
Packet company. Herr Ballin. director
general of the company, said no plans
existed for the establishment of a
community of interests between the
Hamburg-American and North Ger
man Lloyd lines.
Girl Gees to Penitentiary.
CHICAGO Inga Hanson, former
Salvation Army girl, convicted of per
jury, was denied a new trial and will
go to the penitentiary on an indeter
minate sentence. The perjury was
committed in a remarkable attempt by
the prisoner to obtain $50,000 damages
from the Chicago City railway for al
leged injuries in a street car accident
by which Miss Hanson claimed to
have been rendered deaf, dumb, blind
and unable to walk. She claimed to
have been suddenly cured by prayer
as the result of a revival.
Morton at Havana.
WASHINGTON The Dolphin, with
Secretary Morton's party, arrived at
Havana from Guantanamo Tuesday.
Captain Gibbons, commanding the ves
sel, in reporting his arrival at the
Cuban capital, informed the depart
ment that Captain William A. Swift,
who is accompanying the secretary, is
ill with typhoid fever and is in a hos
pital at Havana. Captain Swift has
been designated for assignment for as
sistant chief of the Bureau of Naviga
tion, to succeed Captain Pillsbury,
who goes to North Atlantic station.
President Accepts Plan.
WASHINGTON President Roose
velt has decided to accept the prop
osition of the Dominican government
made through Minister Dawson, for
the control of the finances of that re
public with a view to setting aside a
portion of the revenues of the repub
lic for payment of its debts. The offi
cers who will collect the money and
hold it will be appointed by the Do
minican government, but the names
of the men selected will be referred
- y h . ..,, fn-fc nrtiM4 I
tne country. fsooseveii;sTOiiiouoifew,"you-,"'w ss jsii.--. .
MAGOON TO BE GOVERNOR.
Lincoln Man Selected at Canal Zone
WASHINGTON Judge Charles E.
Magoon of Lincoln, Neb., who is the
law officer of the bureau of insular
affair, war department, will be the new
governor and minister of the Panama
canal zine. as was announced several
days ago. He will have the combined
executive and diplomatic duties as a
result of the reorganization of the is
thmian canal commission, now being
made by the president and Secretarv
Judge Magoon has done important
work for the government in connection
with the legal administration in the
Philippines. He is qualified in every
way to undertake the organization of
the canal zone government.
Plans for the reorganization of the
commission are rapidly being perfect
ed by the president and Secretary
Taft. Announcement of the retirement
of the present members of the com
mission and the appointment of their
successors is expected to be made
within the next day or two.
Although the president has- been ad
vised that under the law there must
be seven commissioners, it is possible
that he may not name all of them at
Judge Clnrles E. Morgan will be
designated to act as the governor of
the canal zone, in place of General
Davis. He will also asnune the duties
as United States minister plenipoten
tiary to Panama, now being performed
by Hon. John Barrett.
WILL OF MRS. JANE STANFORD
After Bequests of $4,125,000, Balance
Goes to University.
SAN JOSE, Cal. The will and co
dicil of Mrs. Jane Stanford were
proven and admitted to probate Fri
day, and letters of administration
were issued to Charles G. Lathrop.
Timothy Hopkins. Joseph D. Grant,
Whitelaw Reid and Thomas B. Croth
ers. as executors, without bonds. The
estate was represented by Attorneys
S. F. Lieb and Mount ford Wilson. All
of the above mentioned, and also
Charles K. Lovell. Robert G. Hooker
and T. F. Draper, were examined by
the court. They testified that at the
date of the will Mrs. Stanford was in
full possession of her mental powers
and physically strong.
The will was executed July 28. 1903.
and signed in the presence of Lovell.
Wilson and Draper, in the library of
Mrs. Stanford's San Francisco home.
The codicil was written by Mrs. Stan
ford herself in August. 1904, under the
direction of S. F. Lieb.
By the terms of the will $2,000,000
are left in trust to Ariel Lathrop and
descendants of D. S. Lathrop, her
Brother: $1,000,000 in trust to her
nieces. Jernie L. Lawton and Amy L.
Hanson, and the children of Christine
L. Gunning: $1,000,000 to Charles G.
Lathrop; $125,000 to various charit
PRESIDENT'S WESTERN TRIP.
Chief Executive to Spend Two Months
Hunting in Texas and Colorado.
WASHINGTON President Roose
velt will leave Washington 'Monday
on a trip to the west and southwest.
He will be absent nearly two months.
One of the chief objects of the trip,
which the president has long had in
mind, is the reunion of his Rough
Rider regiment of the Spanish-American
war, which is to take place at
San Anton'o. Texas, Friday, April 7th.
and for which an elaborate program
of exercises has been arranged. There
will be a number of brief stops en
route, where the president wll make
addresses. Leaving San Antonio,
there will be a brief stop and ad
dress at Fort Worth, which will ter
minate the public part of the Jtrip.
following which the president is te go
hunting in the Panhandle of Texas
and later in Colorado. All arrange
ments have been made whereby the
president will keep in touch with pub
lic affairs, both during his railroad
ride and while hunt'ng. so that he will
be enabled to pass on all matters re
quiring his attention. The president
is looking forward with keen pleasure
to his long vacation.
TEN YEARS IN PRISON.
That is the Sentence Imposed
CLEVELAND. O. Unless the h'gh
er court interferes. Mrs. Cassie L.
Chadwick will spend the greater part
of the next ten years in the Ohio
A sentence of ten years was im
posed on her by Judge Robert Taylor
in the United States district court
here. The sentence came at the
close of a busy day for the court in
hearing arguments on a motion for a
new trial, which lasted all day. The
motion was overruled.
Mrs. Chadwick was convicted on
seven counts and sentenced upon six
counts. For four of these counts .i
sentence of two years was imposed.
Upon two counts a sentence of one
year each was imposed, making a to
tal sentence of ten years.
Austria Asks For Inauiry.
SALT LAKE CITY The Austrian
government, through it? consul at San
Francisco, has demanded of the Uath
authorities a rigid investigation of the
killins of Jacob Oman, a citizen of
Austria, by a special policeman at
Castlegate. Utah, on January 27th
last. Oman, with several other Aus
trians was quarantined for smallpox
in a pesthouse. cuarded by Officer R.
A. Lewis. Oman tried to break quar
antine when Lewis shot him in the
head, killing him int-,:iiit!y. He says
the shooting was accidental.
Barred From the Country.
NEW YORK Although he had lived
in the United States five years, owned
the house in which he lived in this
city and had taken out his first citi
zenship papers. Joseph Witous has
been debarred from the country by the
immigration authorities on .returning
from a six months' visit to Europe.
The medical officer? who examined
Witous on his arrival at Ellis island
pronounced him insane and. as a re
sult, the doors of the country were
closed against him. Witous is said to
be highly educated and well .o do.
Second Prevent a Duel.
PARIS A duel between General
Brugere. the commanding general of
the army, and M. Pelletan. late min
ister of marine, has narrowly been
averted. M. Pelletan wrote an article
which General Brugere considered of
fensive. Accordingly the general
named Generals Duchese and Met-
singer. members of the superior coun
cil of war. as his seconds, M. Pelle
tan's seconds were Senator Clemenc;
eau and Deputy Masse. A meeting of
the seconds led to a decision that
til -l4i1b AtA tint tebrnM a. i.l
SEARCH FOR THE RUSSIANS
Activity of Oyama's Troops on the
West Near the Mongolian Frontier
Large Scouting Parties Thrown
Out for Investigation.
ST. PETERSBURG The r.ews
from the front indicates that Field
Marshal Oyama has begun a genuine
advance of his main army with wing
far extended. Heavy reconnaissances
are being made against the Russian
center, with the object of developing
the Russian position.
It is officially announced that Gen
eral Karkevitch has been appointed
General Linevitch's chief of staff in
place of General Sakharoff. who has
been transferred to the Alexander
committee for the care of the wound
ed. General Stakelberg has also been
appointed a member of the same com
mittee. A dispatch from General Linevitch.
dated March 30, says:
"There is no change in the situa
tion. The enemy is displaying activ
ity east of the railroad.
"Heavy snow fell during the night."
A telegram from Gunsbu Pass says
General Linevitch has forbidden the
inhabitants of Harbin, with the ex
ception of the women and children,
to leave that place without special
permits, fearing that the town may be
denuded of workmen.
GUNSIIU PASS Reconnaissances
disclose especial activity on the part
of the Japanese on the west near the
Mongolian frontier. It is reported
that an anti-foreign propaganda is
conducted among the Chinese, who
are stirred up to a renewal of the
Boxer disturbances. The Hun Yuan
min societies of Mukden and Krin
and the Tsai Li society, which is
strong in Tsitsihari and northern
Manchuria, are said to be working to
spread this agitation among the Man
churian population and Japanese suc
cess is doing much to augment the
movement. Many Chinese bandit
chief tians are leaders in numerous
secret societies extending throughout
China and their influence may have
a powerful effect on the attitude of
the Chinese government and popula
tion. ADMIRAL BARKER RETIRES.
Admiral Evans Now Commands the
North Atlantic Fleet.
WASHINGTON After long and dis
tinguished service, Rear Admiral A.
S. Barker, commander-in-chief of the
North Atlantic fleet, hauled down his
flag on the Kearsarge. and was placed
on the retired list of the navy.
In the war with Spain Admiral
Barker was one of the most prominent
members of the strategy board. He
was later in command of the navy
yard. New York, and from there, in
April, 1903, was appointed to the su
preme command of the North Atlan
tic fleet. Admiral Barker will make
his home in Washington. He is a na
tive of Massachusetts, whence he was
apjiointed to the naval academy.
Rear Admiral Evans succeeds Ad
miral Barker in command of the fleet,
and has selected the Maine for his
MRS. MAYBRICK'S POSITION.
England to Be Asked to Rehabilitate
Her in Eye of Law.
WASHINGTON Mrs. Florence
Maybrick. accompanied by her coun
sel, had a long conference with Act
ing Secretary of State Adee. In the
legal proceedings now in progress, to
which Mrs. Maybrick is a party, in
volving considerable property inter
ests, some obstacle has been encoun
tered in availing of Mrs. Maybrick's
testimony because of her peculiar
legal status, and she is seeking the
good offices of the state department
to procure from the British govern
ment the papers necesary to rehabili
tate her in the eye of the law. The
state department will probably take
up the matter with the American em
bassy in London.
HAS NO PROOF OF MARRIAGE
Suit Brought in Paris by American
PARIS The civil tribunal of the
Sine formally announced its decision
in the eae of Carrie Swain, the
American actress, a-ainst Frank Gard
ner. the American sportsman, in which
the actress ciaimed to be Mr. Card
ner's wife. The decision was on a line
wi'h the recent announcement of the
conclusions made by the attorney gen
eral. The court rejects the plaintiffs
claims and says the correspondence
between the parties shows that no
marriage existed. The defendant's ob
ligation therefore was only moral.
The decision also rejects the defend
ant's counter claim for damages on
the ground that he had not establish
ed the plaintiff? bad faith.
Gilbert Gets Judgment.
ST. LOUIS. Mo. A judgment was
rendered on Friday in the United
States circuit court for $C,4a0 against
the Louisiana Purchase Exposition
company in favor of Cass Gilbert, a
New York architect. Mr. Gilbert sued
for $31,000. alleging that the sum was
due him for drawing plans for cer
tain world's fair buildings. William
H. Thompson, treasurer of the ex
Dosition company, and other high
world's fair officials, stated that the
verdict will not be appealed.
Moscow Papers for Peace.
MOSCOW With the exception of
fhe Moscow Gazette, practically all
the newspapers of this city are fpr
peace on condition that there be
neither cession of territory nor pay
ment of indemnity. At a banquet
held a few days ago a prominent mer
chant declared that the "happiest end
of the war would be immediate peace,
but if the government consents to in
demnity he will throw the bomb
Enough Russian gold has been spent
To Nome in Three Hours.
WASHINGTON General Greely has
received a dispatch from Bayonne, N
J., saying that the manufacture of 200
miles of cable, which is to be usee
to connect Vladez with Seward
Alaska, has been commenced. Seward
is wesrt of Vaidex and is the terminus
of the line of road which is to be con
structed to the Yukon. General Greel
says that the telegraph system in
Alaska is working satisfactorily. Re
cently he sent a cable message to
Xome, Alaska, ni three hours.
j opruiBUciu, v., miii it v a
Gretna saloons will be taxed $530
this year a reduction of $30.
Both of the Table Rock brick plants
have started operations for 1905.
The Central Nebraska Telephone
company at Broken Bow may change
Miss Grimes of Beatrice fell back
wards from a porch and broke her
Robert Moore, colored, was serious
ly injured by being thrown under cars
at Falls City.
Graves of veterans at Osceola have
been marked by tombstones furnished
by the government.
Sheriff Birdsall of Dawes county
was injured by a runaway team, which
threw him from a buggy.
A new church has been dedicated
seven miles from Cozad. The structure
cost $2,000 and is paid for.
At Neb'aska City of late a number
of cars on the Missouri Pacific have
been broken open and goods taken.
The board of supervisors of Gage
county will probably put in force the
scavenger act for collection of taxes.
A stranger, supposed to be a veter
inary surgeon from Winside. named
Lock, fell dead on the street at BUe
The United Brethren church at
Table Rock which has been rebuilt
and remodeled, will be dedicated on
A letter addressed to Mrs. A. B.
Tynell, Elwood. Neb., indicates that
her son committed suicide at Minne
Dr. F. M. Sissron. presiding elder
of the Norfolk district of the Method
ist Episcopal church, will hereafter
reside at Stanton.
While duck hunting near Crete
David Higbeen accidentally shot Louis
Wisner in the knee, making a ery
Col. Harding, vice president of the
National Bank of Humboldt, with his
wife and son. were thrown from a
buggy and all more or less hurt.
Emma Dixon has brought suit
against the Omaha Street Railway
company for $2,500 for damages which
she claims by reason of an accident.
In district court at Pattsmouth, Eu
gene A. Levi of Nebraska City received
a judgment against the Rock Island
Railroad company for a little more
than $700 for damages to two thorough-bred
horses caused by delay in
Mrs. Lon Younkin, a widow, was
probably fatally burned at Beatrice.
She was burning rubbish in the ard
when her skirts caught fire and her
clothing was almost entirely burned
frem her lody before the flames were
G. O. Russell was drowned at his
heme two miles west of Odell. He was
in the field at work and left for the
house to do the chores. In crossing
a creek on some logs he slipped and
fell into shallow water below. The
fall seems to have rendered him un
conscious and Le was drowned before
help reached him.
The granite for the foundation for
the memorial to be erected to the
memory of the late J. Sterling Morton
at Nebraska City, has arrived and is
being put in position. The statue,
which was modeled and cast in Paris
will be here in time to be unveiled on
Arbor Day. An elaborate program will
be prepared for that day.
The people of Cortland have organ
ized an independent telephone com
pany by the consolidation of several
farmer lines and they now have a
system of 200 telephones with an ex
change at Cortland. The towns of
Clatonia, Hallam, Princeton and Firth
have been placed on the line, which
will be connected with Beatrice soon.
The members of the Methodisr
church will celebrate the fiftieth anni
versary of the organization of the
church in Nebraska City some time
next month. The Methodist church in
that city is the first church of any de
nomination founded in this state. Com
mittees have been appointed to make
all the necessary arrangements for
the celebration, which will last for one
At Ravenna Yardmaster Lea.
Switchman Black and Helper Lewis of
the Burlington were sitting in the
switchman's house when sparks from
a passing engine set fire to the place.
Some oil is kept there and in an in
stant the inside of the building was
ablaze. Lea escaped with a slightly
burned face. Black had his hair badly
singed. An engine was run alongside
the building and the flames quickly
The Rhodes scholarship committee
of Nebraska selected Arthur H. Marsh
of Blair. Neb., a student of the State
university, to receive the benefit of
the Cecil Rhodes scholarship offer.
Marsh did not take the examination
given last January, but he wa-j one of
the four who passed the test a year
ago, when Raymond II. Coon of Grand
Island college was chosen as Ne
braska's first scholar to Oxford uni
Edward Farley, jr.. of Bancroft, was
seriously if not fatally injured by be
ing thrown from a horse while riding
along the street. The horse shied
throwing the rider against a wagon.
Quite a crowd of Humboldt people
assembled at the station to bid a for
mal farewell to Senator Tucker, who.
with his wife, left for Phoenix. A. T..
to make their future home. Mr.
Tucker expects to take the oath as
associate justice of the United States
federal court some time within the
week and will open his first session at
Yuma, April 4.
The home of S. Tanner, east of Nor
folk limits, was completely destroyed
by fire, a table and a stove being
saved from the flames. The property
was partially insured. Too hot an
oven for th baking of biscuits was
the cause of the fire.
Patsy Caton, who is charged with
horse stealing, was bound over to the
district court at Plattsmouth by Jus
tice Archer. Caton is the young man
who was arrested at Louisville while
trying to get away with a team be
longing to a farmer named John
The Board of Directors of the Au
burn Chautauqua association held a
meeting and practically arranged all of
the program for this year's meeting,
which will be held at Auburn from
Sunday, July 22. to Sunday. July 30,
inclusive. The program for this year
will excel that of any preceding year.
The tests being made for a water
stipply for Falls City have resulted
very satisfactorily. Two wells have al
ready been sunk in the pasture land
southwest of town to a depth of thirty
eight feet and work is well advanced
oa the third.
TONIC MADE TROUBLE
APPETITE INCREASER DID WORK
Increased Girth of Mr. Bilkins, but
Also Increased Size of Grocery Bills
Gocd Wife Hzd Strenuous Time
During Course of Treatment.
Bilkins had been feeling under the
weather for some time and the doctor
told him he must take a tonic. Bil
kins decided to try it. He rather liked
the idea, as the tonic consisted of
some nice chocolate-coated tablets
with a glass of port wine after each
meal. Bilkins felt the effect almost
immediately. His appetite improved.
It should be stated also that Bilkins
is an economical man. especially with
his wife, whose expenditures for
household purposes he has curbed by
a limited allowance.
Bilkins' appetite and general health
improved, but his disposition became
seriously impaired. He was always
cross when he was hungry, and since
the tonic began to get in its work he
was always hungry. He complained
about the scant supply of food.
"I get just as much as I used to,"
explained his wife timidly.
"Get more, then." growled Bilkins.
She did. and the bills grew apace.
At the end of the half month Bilkins
curled his eyebrows and roared.
"Vour grocery and meat bills have
been running $0 a week larger than
usual," he complained. "This isn't
economy. You'll ruin me."
"Yon said to get more," his wife
Bilkins grov.iV but he kept on tak
ing the tonic. His friends compli
mented him on getting stout, and Bil
kins smiled. This, however, was when
he talked with his friends. Between
him and his wife the situation was
getting a trifle strained.
Finally affairs got to a climax. They
had English mutton chops that night,
and there were five on the chop plate.
Usually there were only three, but
liilkins thought these were rather
small for English mutton chops. He
helped his wife to one and proceeded
to dispose of three. He stripped the
bones and then looked hungrily at the
"Won't you have this one. my
dear?" he said, with a polite growl
that seemed to court refusal.
"No." sniffed Mrs. Bilkins. "Maybe
the girl wants it, though."
"Let her rustle something else."
snarled Bilkins. "If you didn't mar
ket on such a slim scale we would
have enough to go around. I'll take
this myself. I don't see why we can't
have enough to eat in this house."
Then Mrs. Bilkins was seized with
a violent attack of sniffling.
"I can't tell what to do." she sobbed.
"You complain of the bills, and yet
you eat so much that what I get isn't
enough. I have been half starved for
two weeks. I never saw anyone with
such an abnormal appetite. We'll just
have to go back to boarding."
A great light dawned on Bilkins.
"It's all on account of that con
founded tonic," he blared graciously.
"I'll stop it."
He did, and now peace reigns in the
Bilkins family. Mrs. Bilkins says a
tonic is good ground for divorce.
New men who join the force of of
ficial reporters in the House have a
hard time of it until they get familiar
with all of the ?S members. Some
times twenty different men will par
ticipate in a quick discussion. The
stenographer must identify them in
stantly. The force of official reporters is re
cruited generally from men who have
had service as committee ste'iora
phers and who are familiar with the
members. Sometimes, though, in a
quick rally, the stenographers !o not
catch the names of the speakers and
identify them as "smooth face."
"whiskers," "mustache," in their
notes. Then they go to the veterans
at the resk and fill in the names.
Not long ago Representative Bank
head of Alabama was very active at
a hearing where one of the new sten
ographers was being tried out. Much
to the astonishment of the other re
porters, the new man turned in a lot
of talk accredited to "Mr. Fathead."
The Poet and ths Fable.
Said a .eojle t :i pot t -"Co itit from
anmni; s strui.;litwa!
VhiI" we ar" tliinlviii earthly things
tlnni sinyest of li me.
Theie"- a little fair, hi own nii;htinf;ale.
who. siltinti in tli- sateuay.
Mal;--i titt r music to our ear than any
st.nt; f thiin.:"
The iot went out vcMiriK th nistfitin-
pale ceased chanting.
"Now. wh-i-foi-. O thou nightingale. N
all thy sweetness done?"
"I cannot "i"K "i" e.uthly tliiiiK. the
!naenl po-t wanting.
Whox- highest haimony ini-Itnles the
lowest iinil. r sun."
DiM-t went out wei-i'iiiK mi'l
ahroail. berett there:
Thp bin! Hew to his nie ami
a rniil a thousand waiN.
And wh n I last came ly the place,
swear the music left th-i-Was
m.Iy or the Miefs souk, and not
lllizabeth II. Ill owning.
Didr.'t Faze Him.
The cay girl with the velvet hat
looked over the footlights at the cor
pnlert man in the front row and
thought of how the audience would
"Why did you leave me two weeks
after we were married and compel me
to take in washing." she inquired. ,
"Because," answered the corpulent (
man. without batting an eye, "I
thought, and still think, that you could
make a bigger hit at the- washtub than J
on the vaudeville stage." i
Occasionally we find a man who is
equal to the occasion, but the cases
are few and far between. Detroit Tri
Many Want the "Never-Fade."
Luther Burhank said this afternoon
that the rush of letters inquiring about
the Australian star flower, better
known as the never-fading flower, still
keeps up. Something like (00 letters
were answered in various ways last
week. Despite the fact that ir has
been announced that for the preser.t
no general distribution of the flower j
is being made, the letters still come ,
in. Mr. Burhank has been compel!- '
ed to employ a stenographer to an-
swer and attend to mo volume oi cor
Recognized at Lst.
There came to Canton Point in W
days gone by a city man whose sole
imhbition was to lecture to the farm
ers there. He wore a white vest ard
had a flahing ring, but somehow die"
not get the people to his lecture. He
was at the hall early trying to se:
the people to come up in front, but to
"I was born between two corn hills
mself." he said, in desperation.
From the back of the hall came:
'Pumpkin, by thunder!" Boston Her
BSIUGS HEALTH TO TEILEE MEM
BERS OF SAME FAMILY.
Clin- a 'Wire' IK-liillty After Malaria, a
llnxliaiiil' KheuiiiatNui. a Iaughtec'
Nf rou lroHiratioii.
' I have recommended Dr. Williams
Pink Pills to many people," Kiitl Mrs.
Go.s.sett, " because I have seen such good.
rc-Milts, time after time, right in my own
family. There nro throe of us who have
no doubt nbont their merits. Wo do not
need to take anybody's word on the sub
ject for our own experience has taught us
how well tlu-y deserve pnii.se.
" It wus ju.st nlMut ten years tifgo that
I first read about Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills, and bought my first box. I was at
that time all run down, weak, nervous
nud without ambition. I had been doc
toring all summer for malaria and
stomuch trouble. Everybody thought I
was going into consumption, us my
mother had dird of that disease.
" Thanks to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,
I am now ulivo and hearty. I liegau to
improve as soon as I began to take them,
and when I had taken three Iwxes I was a
well woman. Everyone wonders how 1
keep so well and am ablo to care for my
homo and .six children without help.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills explain it.
"My oldest girl's health legan to fail
when sho was uliout fourteen. She was
nervous, complained of sharp pains in
her lnnid, would g"'t deathly sick and
haw to leave the school room to uet fresh
air to revive hor. I gave some pills to her.
the tool: only a few boxo, but they cured
lwr troubles, and "caused her to develop
into a perfect piotureof health. Then my
husband took them for rheumatism and
found that they would cure that too. So
you .see wo have all got great gotxl from
using them, and that is why we recom
mend them ti. others."
Mrs. Minnio I. Gossott lives at
Uhriclisville, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio, and
is well known, as she has resided in the
same neighborhood for more than thir
teen years. Hur story shows tlmt a
medicine which makes the blood sound
and the nerves strong, overcomes a vari
ety of diseases and should bo found in
every household. Dr.Williams'Piiik Pills
nre sold by nil druggists everywhere.
They have cared anaemia, and all forms
of weakness, also the most stubborn
cases of dyspepsia, and rheumatism.
They ure indispensable for growing girls.
But Did Joseph Know?
Joseph T. Buckingham of Boston,
one of the best writers and grammari
ans of his time, said that "not one
scholar in a thousand ever received
the least benefit from studying the
rules of grammar before the ago of
13 years." Lynn Item.
Until the reign of Edward I. of Eng
land pennies were struck with a -ioss,
so deeply indented that it might bo
easily parted into two for halfpence,
and into four for farthings.
We have edited the Mineral Belt
Gazette for forty weeks without a pair
of scissors. We have today added
this piece of machinery to our well
equipped plant. Mineral Belt Gazette.
Beer in the United States.
The production of beer is now more
than half a barrel for every man. wo
man and child in the United States.
EFFECTS OF PROSPERITY.
In tho. six years of the country's
greatest prosiierity, from 1S97 to llo::,
average prices of breadstuffs advanced
C5 per cent., meats 23.1 per cent, dairy
and garden products 50.1 per cent,
and clothing 24.1. All these were prod
ucts of the farmer and stockman who
profited more than any other class of
the community by these advances.
The miner benefited 411.1 per cent by
that advance in the average price of
metals. The only decrease in the
average prices of commodities in that
period was in railway Ireight rates
which decreased from .7JS per ton
mile in 1S17 to .":: in lOOS. a loss
of 4.4 per cent. The report of the In
terstate Commerce Commission shows
that the average increase in the pay
of railroad employes in the period was
a trifie above S.." per cent.
One out of every four persons who
die in London dies "on public charity."
Beware of Ointments lor Catarrh
that Contain Mercury,
mercury 111 nun-ly ittroy th- -ii- 'f crm-lt
anl t-"iiilet-Iy ilrraii.- tlie lnIe j-wu utifti
entering It ttiniIi the iimrou Mirf.n e. Sucb
article !uuM necr tie ij-tl er-lt m ;rcrit
tt-ii4 In.m rrput il.le Iti-Icla. us theiluma.e tnrj
IU 1 I n-n fo.il u ttj- jtk-mI Ton can ioKlMy il
r!r tri'tn tlit'lu. Hull' .u.irrti Curr niaimrjulurri
ly V. J. Cti-tiey A C.. Tolnio. o . contain, no mer
curj.amt I- taken Internally fttt!n.r directly ur,a
the 1Io1 iwi niucoti .nrf.ii ei oi the yteni. la
liiyIiiK Hall" Cat.irrh Cure' he ure you get !-9
Cdwln. It la titkt-n InteniuIIr unl ina'ie In Tulcdiv
Ohio, hy F J. I'heney A. o. Te-tlmorituin free.
Solil hy IiruiruMi.. I'r.'cr '' j.erlH.ttIe.
Tuke Hall's Faulty I'll! torcuuitlnalloo.
A girl with small feet always owns
a rainy-day skirt.
Mother llray'a S.r-et I'owalf-rn for ChlMrrn.
Successfully used by Mother Gray, nurse
in the Children's Home in New York, cura
Constipation, Feverishness, Bad Stomach.
Teething Disorders, move and regulate the
Uowels acd Destroy Worm. Over oO.OjO
testimonials. At all druggists, 25c Sample
FitliE. Address A. S. Olmsted. Le Koy. N". V.
A straight party man frequently
leaves a crooked trail.
THE NEXT MOa.'i'fJG I FEEL BRIGHT ANO NEW
AND M f COMPLEXION IS BETTER.
My doctor r it net tntlr in tho stomach, llror
rail kii!njA anl ln pl-ant laifitirf- T!.ii. flrink it
miujft from h-rlfl. nl i rrwir-! for n&9 a euiljr aa
t- It is called "Lnur'n Trim" or
LANE'S FAMILY MEDICINE
All lrtjmritnrrr mail Set. anilaQcta. liny it to
ny. I.Mfir' Fniailv .tlrclirinr nir. fhe
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tk ihe Trait
"I foftowrf th
trail from Texaa
it TT' T to Montana with
wim a rtso nrana fisk brand
rcr-- Kicker, used for
Pommel OltCker an overcoat when
cold, a wind cent
When Windy, a rain coat wl-en it rained,
and for ia cover at nicht if we get to bed,
and I will aay that I have gotten mora
comfort out of your alickcr thaa any Otbar
tOC article that I ever owecd."
frvrmm. ih! J.lrc of lt writer of thla
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