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At a hotel fire in Hot Springs, Arlc,
six persons were burned to death.
Consul General Robert J. Wynne,
. London, will shortly visit the United
Municipal ownership of telephones
may be an issue in the next Milwau
Visitor from Australia declares that
ihe street cars used in Chicago are a
disgrace to humanity.
The American Steel Foundries com
pany decided to move its main office
from New York to Chicago.
Rudolph Lehmann, the painter and
author, died at London. He was born
near Hamburg in August 1819.
Congressman Williamson of Ore
gon, convicted of land frauds, was sen
:enced to ten years' imprisonment.
European grain markets are fired by
fears of a cessation of Russian ship
ments and buy heavily in America.
Joseph H. Hoadley testified at New
York that he lost $3,000,000 the day
the International Power pool col
lapsed. William A. Duer, father-in-law of
Clarence H. Mackay, died at Mr.
Mackay's residence, Harbor Holl, Ros
lyn, L. L
The quantity of copra produced In
the island of Samoa has so far this
year exceeded the production of all
Edward J. Cannon, a well-known at
torney of St Paul, Minn., has been ap
pointed division counsel of the North
ern Pacific railroad.
President Roosevelt, In a speech to
100,000 persons at Atlanta, outlined
the necessity of federal supervision
over big corporations.
The cable ship Burnside returned
to Seattle for coal, reporting new and
serious faults in the Alaskan cable
between Seattle and Sitka.
Mountains of lava over 800 feet in
neight lave been reared by the volcano
which is now in active operation on
the island of Savaii, German Samoa.
Pope Pius X is planning to send an
envoy to the United States to look into
the system of Catholic education and
devise plans for bettering the schools.
Federal action against the Peoria
National bank, of which N. C. Dough
erty was president, is expected when
the Uaited States grand jury con
venes. la the event of a change in the cabi
net at TokTo, Baron Hayashi, Japanese
minister to England, Is likely to be
called home to take charge of the for
The Rev. R. O. Russsell. the Catho
lic chaplain at Ancon, has resigned
and left Panama for New York on a
special mission from Bishop Junguito
to secure co-workers in the canal
Francis R. Runder, cashier of the St
Louis postofflce, was arrested by Post
office Inspectors J. L. Dice and John
Sullivan, following the discovery of an
alleged shortage of $9,000 in his ac
counts. A statement of the foreign trade of
Germany ior the past nine months
shows imports valued at $1,257,500,000,
an increase of $52,000,000, and exports
valued at $1,028,500,000, an increase of
The Cuban government has accent
ed the Invitation of Emperor Nicholas,
conveyed through Baron Rosen, the
Russian ambassador at Washington,
to send delegates to the second peace
conference at The Hague.
A poker game was raided In the of
fice of State Senator Jerome Temple
ton of Tennessee. Senator Temple
ton himself led the raid, having ob
tained information that his son and
eight or ten others were present
Rear Admiral H. N. Manney, chief
of the bureau of equipment of the
navy department left Washington for
the Pacific coast where he goes to in
spect coaling stations on the Pnget
sound and at San Francisco and San
The correspondent at Tokio of the
London Express says it is understood
that King Edward will send to Japan
early in the new year a mission head-
ea by Prince Arthur of Connaught to
confer the Order of the Garter on the
Emperor oi Japan.
Henry Kapea, the young Hawaiian
who was recently extradited from Lon
don on a charge of embezzling about
$5,000 in securities from the Hwaaiian
Trust company, pleaded guilty and
was sentenced by Judge Robinson to
two years and a half at hard labor.
James Weir Greydon. of London,
Eng., has written to Governor Hoch of
Kansas suggesting that a contribution
be taken up in the civilized countries
of the world for a Roosevelt peace
tower. Greydon suggests that it be
1,050 feet high and be erected in the
center of the United States. That
would bring it at Kanapolis, Kas.
James E. Barnes, awaiting trial for
the murder of Patrick Hanley in Butte,
Mont, September 3, died in the county
Loss of the State of Pennsylvania
through the failure of the Enterprise
National Bank of Allegheny probably
may exceed $1,000,000.
It is understood that King Edward
will confer upon the Mikado the deco
ration of the Order of the Garter.
Otto Chenelworth, who, it is alleged,
stole $40,000 worth of horses from A.
C. Huldekoper of Medora, N. D., in
1901, and afterward escaped from jail,
has been captured in Wyoming.
Senator John W. Daniels o" Virginia
Is busy writing a life of General Jubal
A. Early, a confederate leader.
The Pennsylvania Railroad company
authorized the issue of car trust certi
ficates to the amount of about $1,000,
000 to be used in the payment for
Two nw cases of bubonic plague
and one death have occurred at Nerts
The secretary of war has approved
plans held by the Helena Power Trans
mission company for the construction
oc a dam on the Missouri river not
A Kansas City Woman's Terrible Ex
perience with Kidney Sickness.
Mrs. .Mary Cogin. 20th st aad Cleve
land ave Kansas City. Mo., says:
For years I
was run down,
and sore. The
tions were too
up my ankles
were a sight
to behold. Doc
tors gave -ce
up, but I be
Doan's Kidney Pills, and the remedy
cured me so that I have been well
ever since, and have had a fine baby,
the first In five that was not prema
Sold by all dealers. 50 cents a box,
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
Producing the Yawn.
A characteristic attitude of the
fatigue of the will, as manifested in
attention. Is yawning. This arises
from a deep, slow and involuntary in
spiration by which the lungs are filled
with air, which Is then slowly expired,
the mouth being held open and the
glottis slightly shut so as to produce
that strange characteristic noise
which is the dread of orators.
I NEBRASKA STATE NEWS
AND THROWN ON TRACK
FREMONT. The body of Elmo
Stafford, who was killed at Herring-
ton. Kas., was brought to Fremont and
laid to rest in Ridge cemetery. J. S.
Stafford of Norfolk, father of the de
ceased boy, accompanied the remains
from Herrington to Fremont, and at
the former place made careful innuiry
into the circumstances surrounding
the death. He became convinced that
his boy was murdered and his body
thrown on the railroad track, where it
was found severed, the upper part 75
feet from the lower part.
Most Unfortunate of Habits.
The constant nagging, quernlous
ness, complaining, dissatisfaction and J
the inveterate habit of seeing and
speaking about the disagreeable side
of things are traits which will embit
ter the finest natures, and in the end
ruin the spirit and character of those
who are subject to unreasonable and
contemptible caviling and complaint
Novel Train Pilot
A train from Fenny Compton, War
wickshire, England, to Klneton ar
rived at its destination twenty min
utes late one day recently, in conse
quence of a horse trotting In front of
the train the whole way.
Affects Age of Horses.
Civilization is said to have reduced
the life of the horse, and at twenty
six the domestic animal is as old as
though he had lived thirty years in a
A Teacher's Testimony.
Hinton, Ky., Oct 30th. (Special.)
It has long been claimed that Dia
betes is incurable, but Mr. E. J.
Thompson, teacher in the Hinton
school, has pleasing evidence to the
contrary. Mr. Thompson had Diabe
tes. He took Dodd's Kidney Pills and
Is cured. In a statement he makes
regarding the cure Mr. Thompson
"I was troubled with my kidneys
for more than two years and was
treated by two of the best doctors in
this part of the state. They claimed
I had Diabetes and there was little to
be done for me. Then I started to
use Dodd's Kidney Pills and what they
did for me was wonderful. It is en
tirely owing to Dodd's Kidney Pills
that I am now enjoying good health.
Many doctors still maintain that Di
abetes Is ic curable. But Diabetes is a
kidney disease and the kidney disease
that Dodd's Kidney Pills will not cur
has yet to be discovered.
Peculiar Chinese Medicines.
A Chinese medicine book, dating
back to the Wing dynasty (1568-1644)
contains no less than 28,739 receipts.
Materials of the Materia Medica Si
nensis consists of vegetables, miner
als and articles belonging to the ani
mal kingdom, such, for instance, as
dragons' teeth, centipedes, scorpions,
Spanish flies, roaches, beetles, tad
NEBRASKA INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL.
Superintendent Hayward Talks Before
In his talk before the prison con
gress at Lincoln regarding the Indus
trial school and its work. Superintend
ent Hayward of Nebraska said his in
stitution was merely a school, and he
Oiw not teach the pupils that they were
being punished, but that they were be
ing helped. These Inmates, he said.
were not criminals, but they were
boys who had brains too large and
were too large physically for the
towns in which they lived. It was the
force in them that was breaking out,
and there was no one in the town com
l'.ent to direct that great force into
the proper channels. The boys he
said, would develop the greatest minds
on earth were they directed right
while they were young. The fault that
they have gone wrong, he said, was
not with the child, but with the par
ents and the public school teachers.
wo, he said, were selected from the
field of incompetency. No university
graduate, he said, was fit to teach
school without a proper and thorough
He told of the work in the school
and what the boys had accomplished,
which fact he said, was absolutely un
known to the juvenile court officers
and to others who should know. The
school had developed, until now, he
said, that frequently men who had
been inmates when boys now visit the
institution with their wives and show
them around the workshops and are
proud of having had the opportunity of
attending such a school. It should
not be considered a disgrace for a boy
to be an inmate of such an institution,
because it is never the fault of the
boy, but of those who should look af
ter his early training.
A VALUABLE COLLECTION
OF PUBLIC DOCUMENTS
PERU. Through the kindness of
State Superintendent J. L. McBrien, a
valuable collection of nubile docu
ments was added to the library of the
State Normal school at this place.
Miss Stoner sends her students to the
library to consult these documents
and thus teaches civic from the best
sources. The addition of this collec
tion increases the facilities for refer
ence work along this line.
Whittling Disliked by Sailors.
Whistling is thought very unlucky
by sailors, as it Is supposed to raise
an unfavorable wind. This supersti
tion is, perhaps, to be traced to the
practice of whistling for winds, com
mon to many nations in days gone by.
A whistling woman is a sure sign to
a sailor of coming disaster, wreckage
and so on.
Terrible Threat by Little One.
BROKEN BOW. A young girl just
entering her teens, the daughter of
Mrs. Jackson, ran away from home,
leaving a note to the effect that she
would cut her throat If pursued. When
last seen the precocious youngster
was in the neighborhood of Ansley.
Baby Killed In Runaway.
CHADRON. While Mrs. D. N.
Jones was driving toward Crawford
her team became frightened and. with
a sudden curve, threw her to the
ground, and, running on with a year
old baby, went over a mile before the
little one was thrown and instantly
Samples of Enthusiasm. '
Michael AngeJo was so filled with
enthusiasm in his art, so afraid that
money might taint his brush, that he
refused to accept any pay whatever
for his masterpieces in the Vatican
and St Peter's. Napoleon's enthu
siasm banished the word "impossible"
from his dictionary.
Requisition for a Forger.
FREMONT. Sheriff Bauman went
to Lincoln to procure requisition pa
pers for Carl Sanford, a forger, who
The skating rink season has been In
augurated in Fremont.
Mark T. Hunter has been appointed
postmaster at Winnebago, Thurston
county, vice R. H. J. Osborn, resigned.
No new cases of typhoid fever have
aeveloped in Beatrice for several
weeks, and there are at present but
two cases of diphtheria.
Game Warden Hunger visited Be
atrice and stocked the Blue river with
1,000,000 fish, the varieties being chan
nel cat. ring perch and crappy.
Alma has had a large growth this
year. Fifty-live residences, five busi
ness houses, one new church and
..venty-five new barns have been
Mrs. W. J. Dawes, wife of Hon. W.
J. Dawes of Crete, died last week. Mrs.
Dawes hsa been a sufferer for some
months with a tumor, which finally
The Frank Marsh farm of 80 acres,
two miles north of Beatrice, has been
sold for $87.50 per acre. This is the
highest price ever paid for farm land
in Gage county.
Twelve thousand head of sheep have
been shipped to Gibson from the west
during the past two weeks, and will be
fed on the Hershie ranch in the north
part of that town.
Reve. Fritz Kroeger of Fremont has
accepted the call of the St Paul's Lu
theran church in Auburn, but will not
be able to remove to that place be-
tore December 1.
S. H. Graves, who fed several thou
sand head of sheep In the west part
of Hall county last fall, has changed
nis feeding yards to Monroe, and he
will feed 10,000 head there this winter.
The Northwestern Railroad com
pany has announced that a new head
quarters building will be built in Nor
folk at once to accommodate the over
flow of officials who have been located
The T. J. Kelley Grain company a
board of trade company at York quit
business last week. This summer
Sleuman Co. closed their office and
now York has no broker of any de
scription. Elmo Stafford,- a young man who
was engaged in the business of sign
painting at Fremont, was killed in a
railroad wreck at Herington, Kan. His
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Stafford,
live in Norfolk.
Miss Agnes Kmoch, a young Bohe
mian woman, about 30 years of age,
committed suicide by taking a dose of
strychnine. She was employed at the
Tillma- house at Scribner. Cause of
suicide is not given.
John Kruse of Gage county has sold
his 240-acre farm to T. H. Busboom of
Champaign, i.I. The price paid was
11,000, or $75 per acre. The prop
erty is finely improved and one of the
best In the county. y
The town of Warnerville, eight
miles southwest of Norfolk on the
Union Pacific railroad, is being wiped
off the map, the railroad station being
moved to the new town of Eola, a few
miles south of there.
Fred Coulter was taken through
Hastings by Marshal W. A. Cole of Ju
niata on their way to Fort Crook,
where Coulter will be turned over to
the United States authorities. He de
serted from the army.
W. F. Ashford, who is employed
on the new Rock Island bridge at Bea
trice was quite badly hurt by being
struck on the head by an iron block,
which fell from the structure above
wnere has was at work.
Articles of incorporation have been
filed with the secretary of state by the
Bridgeport Lumber and Coal company
of Cheyenne county. The new com
pany has a capital stock of $25,000, of
which $21,551.33 is paid np.
Stumbling in the road while trying
to escape a runaway horse, Winifred
Hazen, 8 years old. daughter of ex
Mayor Hazen of Norfolk, fell under
the hoofs and wheels. Two ribs and
a collar bone were broken.
Fred Kramer. Sr.. living two miles
south of Central City, returned from
THE FIGHT FOTt HOVGOVMOtT
The most interesting point on the
field of Waterloo is Hougoomont farm,
tha famous position around which the
great battle of Jun 18, 1815, raged.
To-day it presents a very peaceful ap
pearance. Sheep graze in the orchard
taken and retaken so many times in
the contest, and chickens walk about
In the farmyard where perished some
of the best men of both armies. The
farm was one of the first objects of
Napoleon's attack at Waterloo. It lay
in a valley between the two armies.
and the Duke of Wellington had gar.
risoned it with the Second Brigade of
Guards, under Major-General Sir John
Byng. the Light Companies of the
First Brigade; the Light Companies of
the Coldstream, and a detachment un
der Lieut-Col. Macdonnell. These
were variously distributed in the cha
teau, the farmyard and gardens. A
strong wall which surrounds the farm
on all sides was pierced with holes
for musketry, and Wellington erected
a scaffolding Inside the orchard, so
that the men could fire over ihe wall.
The whole of Reille's corps, consist
ing of 30.000 men, some of the finest
fighters in the French army, was con'
centrated on Hougoumont farm, which
Napoleon hoped to take quickly by
storm. As a matter of fact, the po
sitlon was aever taken, and the
French army tried every possible
means throughout that fatal July 18th
to capture it. Wellington threw re
inforcements into the place from time
to time. Itis estimated that the
woods and gardens surrounding the
farm were taken and recaptured not
less than nine times. The allied forces
lost in this attack on Hougoumont
twenty-eight officers and nine hun
dred men, while various authorities
give the loss of the French at ten
thousand. Lord Dudley said in one of
his letters, speaking of Hougoumont
farm: "This Belgian yeoman's garden
was the safeguard of Europe, and the
destiny of mankind turned upon the
possession of his house." Battlefield
guides point to a well in the interior
of the gardens down which Napoleon
is said to have thrown 300 of his
wounded who were beyond the means
of aid. A little chapel, also within the
grounds, is thought by the peasantry
to have been the scene of a miracle.
Though Napoleon set fire to the build
ings and chapel, the fire stopped at
the foot of a crucifix, which is shown
to-day with much veneration. The
VISITS CWRET) THE "TILVES"
"l have discovered an excellent rem
edy for my old maid blues," said the
bachelor girl. "I have times like any
other unmarried girl of being discon
tented with single blessedness and of
wishing that I had a home and a dou
ble life. Now, when I feel one of these
moods coming on I go straight to
spend the afternoon with some young
married friend, and I return home hap
py and contented with my lot.
"Maybe I'm wicked, but when I hear
the baby whining and see it taking up
its mother's time when she wants to
read and sew I think of my little den,
where I can read all night with no one
to disturb me. When I find I can't in
terest her in any jolly talk about the
theaters or what is going on in the
world, but must confine my conversa
tion to the price of coal, the cost of
living, the baby's new tooth and hub
by's ills, I fairly thrill with joy to
think I can soon go to my bachelor
quarters and have the companionship
of other bachelor girls in the apart
ment. I know I don't have all the com
forts my married friends do, but when
they cook they are obliged to have al!
sorts of utensils around and stir up
trouble for themselves generally;
while my cooking is confined to a chaf
ing dish and its few accessories. If I
must confine myself to creamed oys
ters, and such menus, I have six dishes
j lure io wasn, wnue my marneu menus
have about fifty.
"I took supper with my dearest mar
ried friend last evening and proposed
that we go to the theater afterward.
But she couldn't because Alfred
that's her husband never liked to
have her out when he was going to be
home. My next proposition was that 1
read to her while she sewed, but she
said my reading would disturb the
baby. I suggested a game of pitch, but
she couldn't find the chips because the
baby had hid them. So I decided to go
home. That seemed to please her, for
she yawned and said she had to go to
bed early because the baby waked her
at 5 o'clock every morning.
"I fairly tore home and I wanted to
hug everything in my room. Of course,
there was no person to greet me, but
there was my Maltese cat curled up in
comfort on my couch, and in the next
room were two of the dearest girls in
the world with whom I could chat if I
felt lonely. I made fa delicious rabbit
and called in my neighbors, and at 12
o'clock I went to bed, glad that there
was no baby to wake me at 5 o'clock."
Soatw1 Hsealasa tnit Yield if
Dr. WMiama' Pink Pills.
Mr. Kenney has actaally escaped from
the paralytic's fate to which he seemed a.
short time ago hopelessly doomed. Tha
saransug report has been f ally verified
and some important details secured ia a
personal interview with the recent saf
ferer. "The doctor," said Mr. Keaaey, "lei
e that if I wanted to live any length
f time I wcnld have togivr ap work al
together, and he told my fnttnds that
tne paralysis which had begna would iu
time involve my whole buriv."
" Just how were yoia airlifted at this
time?" Mr. Keiuiev was asked.
" Well. I had first hot. aad then cold
and clmiutiy feeling, aud at times my
body felt as if needles were being (duck
into it. These sensations wrt followed
by terrible paius, and again I would fanvn
no feeling at all, but a numbness would
come over me, aud I would not be able to
move. The most ugnuiziug tortures came
from headaches and a pain iu the spine.
" Night after night I could not get uy
natural sleep and my system was wrecked
by the strain of torturing pains and the
effect of the opiates I was forced to take
to induce sleep. As 1 look back on the
terrible suffering I endured during thin
period I often wonder how I retained my
reasou through it all.
"But relief came eniefcly when I
was induced to try Dr. Williams' link
Pills for Pale People. The very first box
seemed to help me. and seven boxes maito
me entirely well. There cau be no doubt
about the thoroughness of my cure, for I
have worked steadily ever siiice and that
i nearly four years."
Mr. Kenney is at present employed by
the Mcrrimac Hat Company and reside
at 101 Anbi street. Amesbury. Mass.
The remedy which he used with such
satisfactory results, is sold by all drug
gists, or direct by the Dr. Williams
Medicine Company. Scheiwctady, N Y.
SMATtT CLEHKS OffE MISTAKE
Many a good name has keen given
the tar and feather degree by idle gos-IP-
W affw Ob Hundred Dollar Reward for any
mh of Catarrh laat aaaaot a cur4 by Uall'a
F. J. CHXXET a CO., Toledo. O.
Wa. taa taiwilgnJ. awe taowa P. J. Chaser
far taa laa IS yean, and belter him perfectly aua-
arabla la all boalaeaa traaaactloaa aad f aaaetaUj
aala w carry aat aay oaltgatloaa wade by hta arav.
' WautiM,- Kiss ah a Mabtw,
Waotoaale Drosslata. Toledo, e.
a!l'e Catarrh Care t takea Internally, acting
directly upoa the b!od aad aiocoaa surfaces of ta
flyateoa. Teatiauiatalaeeatfree. Prtca S ceata Bar
battle. Sold by all DroajKiata.
Taka BaU'a Faatfly PlUa for
The man with time to sura aevcr
gave the world any light
The grocer had barely got inside his
store the other morning when his as
sistant called out excitedly:
"Mr. Jones, you know that barrel of
butter we were going to sell to the
soap-fat man yesterday?"
"Yes," calmly replied Mr. Jones.
"Well, sir," went on the assistant
exultantly, "I sold the whole of it not
ten minutes ago and got full price for
"Good boy, John!" chuckled the gro
cer, as he patted the young man on
the back and shook hands with him.
"And," continued John with a cun
ning smile, "I also sold that big bag
of so-called coffee which we couldn't
sell that awful stuff we bought at an
auction last summer!"
"My dear boy," said Mr. Jones, as he
looked at his assistant affectionately.
"you are, indeed, a treasure a jewel
of the first water!"
"But that's not half of what I've
done this morning. 1 also got rid of
that old cheese that's been lying in the
cellar all the winter."
"Well, well. weU! Your salary shall
be raised immediately and I have a
good mind to take you into partner
ship with me! Got rid of that moldy
cheese with the rest, eh?"
"I did!" proudly replied the youth,
with a wise look on his face. "Just
let me tell you, also, that I talked the
same party into buying some six doz
en spoiled eggs, all of that stale bread
the baker refused to take back and
ten pounds of that brown sugar no
one would look at Mrs. Smith, who
Keeps a boarding house round the
corner, took the lot. and "
"You ass of asses!" suddenly broke
in the grocer as his jaw fell and he
gasped for -breath.
"You awful apology of a human be
ing!" "W-why, I I don't quite under
stand" "m idiot!" shouted Mr. Jones as
he caught his assistant by the collar
and gave him a shake that made his
teeth rattle. "Only yesterday I paid
that same Mrs. Smith a year's board
in advance, and now I'll have to help
to eat that moldy stuff that you sold
her or starve to death. Get out of
here before I tear you limb from
And the assistant sorrowfully de
parted. New York Weekly.
Ask Year Dealer fee Men's Foot-Ess
A powder. It rest the feet Cures Swollen,
Sore, Hot, Callous. Achiag, Sweating Feet
and Ingrowing Nails. AtaU Drugffistr. a"d
Shoe stores, 25 cents. Accept bo substitute.
Sample mailed FREE. Address, Allen 3
Olmsted, LeKoy. N. Y.
Prussic acid is the most rapid poisoa
a human being can take.
Lewis' "Single Binder" straight Hedgav;
Bttde of extra quality tobacco. You pay
10c for cigars no so geed. Lewis Factory.
Most deaths occur
Try me just once and I am sure to
come asaln. Defiance Starch.
me best tarn bhk : j
passed checks at North Bend and
Ames, and has lately been caught at York recently to find thnt snme, nn
Chapmanville, W. Va. The aggregate had visited his place during his ab
amount secured by Sanford through sence, broken into the granary and
Alas! Vanishina Man.
Man, like the oojum, is softly, if not
silently, fading away. One hesitates
to say that he may one day be as ex
tinct as the dodo, but at all events we
are told that he will be literally no
where as compared with the woman
of the future. London Lady's Pictorial.
his crooked operations was $150.
stolen 100 bushels of oats.
Charles Zymba was held to the dis
trict court at Columbus in the sum of
the $5,000 by Justice O'Brien to answer a
'far front GreatFallSj Mont
People Will Drink Coffee When
"Does Such Things."
T began to use Postum because the
Old kind of coffee had so poisoned my
whole system that I was on the point
of breaking down, and the doctor
warned me that I must quit it
My chief ailment was nervousness
and heart trouble.
Any unexpected noise would cause
me the most painful palpitation, make
me faint and weak.
"I had heard of Postum and began
to drink it when I left off the old cof
fee. It began to help me just as soon
as the old effects cof the other kind of
coffee passed away. It did not stim
ulate me for a while, and then leave
me weak and nervous as coffee used
to do. Instead of that it built up my
strength and supplied a constant vigor
to my system which I can always re
ly on. It enables me to do the big
gest 'kind of a day's, work without
getting tired. All the heart trouble,
etc., has passed away.
"I give it freely to all my children,
from the youngest to the oldest and
R keeps them all healthy and hearty."
Name given by Postum Co, Battle
There's a reason.
Read the little book, "The Road to
WeUville," In pkgs.
Rafee Minister's Salary.
OSCEOLA. The officials of
First Methodist Episcopal church of charge of statutory assault The com
usceoia were so rejoiced that the an- plaint was filed by John Jawarski, a
nual conference that met at Nebraska j farmer, who lives in Burrows town
City returned their pastor. Rev. L. M. ship, and the assault was committed
Grigsby, to them for another confer-' on his daughter, Annie, in September,
ence year that they raised the pastor's The girl is not yet 16 years old.
salary $150, giving him a salary of $1,- In the county court of Johnson coun-
i&u, and parsonage at $120, making in
COMFOHT Off CAMEL'S HACK
Cough syrups are all cheap Z
cnougo. dul it you snouia get a
gallon of cough svrur that does not
cure for the price of a small bottle
the best cough enre. yoa would
k nave maae a Dad bargain for one :
small bottle of Kemp's Balsam may
stop the worst cough and save a
' It laa. fYlattenr Att a ..V t.... a1 A. 4v
life, whereas the concrh cure" that
S does not cure is worse than useless. X
X Sold by all dealers at 25c. and 50c
ty August Schroeder, a well-known
.firmer, was bound over to the district
court in the sum of $1,000 on corn-
First Conviction at M-Cook. plaint of Miss Minnie Schroeder. a
M'COOK. McCook has the distinc- woman of 21 years, who, until the past
tion. perhaps, of having the first con- summer, supposed she was a daughter
viction under the Nebraska law pro- of Schroeder. At the time the case
hibiting the sale of tobacco to minors, came Into court on an incest charge
a merchant of this city last week hav- and Mrs. Schroeder swore that Mr.
Ing been fined $20 and costs for that Schroeder was not the father of the
While attempting to break into the
residence of his brother-in-law, Frank
L. Busche, aged 34 years, at Platts
mouth, at an early tiour in the morn-
Missouri Pacific Reaching Out
BEATRICE. J. O. Phillippi. assist
ant general freight and
agent for the Missouri Pacific, accom
panied by J. p. Barrett traveling
freight agent for the same road, paid
Beatrice a visit and called on a large
numoer 01 Business men. It is under-
passenger ing, George Stadler, aged 37 years,
was shot and instantly killed by the
Preparations are being made by ti.e
postofflce force at Hast in cs to move
into their new $125,000 building, which
sioou ine purpose of their visit was to is just being completed, and it is
investigate the feasibility and get ex- thoueht that by the middle of next
pression from the business men of Be- month they will have the work running
atrice relative to the extension of the smoothly there. This Is considered
Missouri Pacific line to this city from one of the finest buildings in any
"ginia. . TTAstorn ritv rf Hnot!nic' c!to
An explosion of sewer gas in Scott
Camel riding in the desert of Sahara
is not so very fatiguing, after one has
learned how. A veteran traveler in
that district describes the process:
"Each riding camel has a bridle, cr
rather halter, of plaited leather like an
ordinary halter, and the camel is guid
ed as one would a horse if riding him
with one rein only. The saddle is a
most elaborate affair. To adjust prop
erly one on a camel's hump is an art
extremely difficult to master. First, two
cushions of leather, stuffed with grass
straw, are placed on the animal's
hump, and on these is set the saddle.
The latter consists of two wooden
forks, one in front and one behind, con
nected by a side board; above this is
placed the seat of the saddle, which is
built like a square saucer. The tops of
the wooden forks rising in front and
behind form two saddle horns, and
once one has negotiated his way into
the 'saucer and installed the feet and
leg3 by letting them, from the knee
downward, hang over the front, one is
pretty safe from falling out. Cushions
and rugs placed in this saucerlike de
pression add to the comfort. The sad
dle is secured by a wide girth and also
by a shoulder-strap and girth at the
back that takes the place of a crupper.
"There are. of course, no stirrups,
the foot merely hanqing over the front.
After one has learned to avoid an oc
casional die; in the middle of the back
from the hindmost horn and has be
come accustomed to the weight of the
legs hanging over the front, camel rid
ins is very comfortable and far less
tiring than horseback riding, especial
ly as one's position can be varied in
many ways by riding side-saddle or
crossing the legs on the camel's neck
and so forth. The Ion?, swinging gait
is fairly easy and one can move about
on a camel's hack in a manner that
would startle any ordinary horse.
"On the saddle are carried a pair
of leathern saddle-bags, wherein I car
ry books, maps, instruments, cart
ridges, lunch and the like. From the
horns of the saddle are hung rifle,
field glasses, prismatic compass and
water bottle. Altogether it is a pretty
complete outfit and only equaled by a
Chinese chair for convenience in trav
eling when one wishes to hunt and
map at the same time."
Dr. EARL S. SLOAN.
TTtAGEVJ QF VAHKEST AFRICA
Harvesting Beet Crop.
A. Powers' automobile garage at Has-
bHELTON. The beet growers in , tings blew out the large plate glass
this vicinity have been busy the past in the front of the building and se
two weeks harvesting the beet crop, verely burned John Powers abou' the
which is one of the best ever grown face and hands.
In this country. Many carloads have ! Col. James R. Meagher of Columhus.
already been shipped to Grand Island.
wno, for over thirty years, has been in
the continuous service of the Union
Pacific, has just received notice that
Burial of Joseph Holcomb.
BROKEN BOW. A great crowd of he has been placed on the pension roll
friends, relatives and acquaintances 1 ii that company. Mr. Meagher was
assembled at the Methodist church in one of the old military operators, and
order to do homage to the memory of after the close of the civil war was
The British association meetings
must bring back to Dr. Francis Galton,
its one-time secretary, thoughts of his
own journeys in Africa, when that
land was a dark continent indeed. The
recollection will be further strength
ened by the stories of Congo atroci
ties. In Dr. Galton's own experience there
occurred a tragedy in the wilds a
tragedy in which the Hereros figured.
He tells the story in his book on trop
ical South Africa. When a day and a
half from his caravan he came across
a huge tree burning in the wilderness.
From the ashes it was evident that the
fire had been in progress for a great
time. There was no living soul in
sight, but there was a curious signa
ture, as it were, upon the sand. To
the Sherlock Holmes of finger-prin-.
this signature was obviously that m a
human hand imprinted on the saud of
the desert. But there was no mark oC
He followed the tracks and came to
a woman lying in a terribly emaciated
the late Joseph Holcomb, who was j assigned to duty at Fort Kearney, be- j condition, with both her feet burned
sw ut uio iw at steaiue. nore me aavem 01 me rsuiwu.
oh and the wounds open and unhealed.
Many days before, she explained, a
dry standing tree which had caught
fire fell upon her as she s!'pt in camp,
entangled her in the branches, and be
fore she could extricate herself, caused
the wounds, which her rescuer found.
Her people left her to her fate and
since then she had lived upon the gum
of trees and water to which she had
dragged herself upoa her hands. Here
was a terrible pioblcm what to do
with the djing woman.
They had no means of carrying her;
they could not stav with her. Dr. Gal
ton went 200 var-is away and killed a
sheep, cut it i.o strips and hung it
upon a tre' o dry. She had meantime
crawle'" up to him, fearing that he
wcl.'i go away and leave her without
f jod. The meat placed ready for her.
wood for her fire and water for her
drinking and a plentiful store of gum
collected at her side they left her. He
had done all that a white man could;
iiad he been one of her own people he
would have killed her. St. James' Ga
$5 to $20 ai Acre
lanrt there-la It H locaiwl In the South weHt
:n part of Nebraska, where youVun 1ZL
corn, alfalfa, all klndn of -mall rra!n Wln-r
wl-atanl all kind f in.n i 1 .r THtT
of w.it.-r arul the li.althU-t all-y.-ar-arounli
S! S!r..?!',,J :" " ,n- The aoil STa ?
. . iuuj. iiu naji(i. niOMly an level, close TA '
towns, schools and r.iliroa.lH. wi'v Jo f I
L15L.Y.".W TH "" an o y srood land in v-
ur.IHA.ft lll.'tl 1H rift.f Ifi m m
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rate-, to lnik or..- ,1... 1.....1 ?;. .1 i-iai low
cur-Ion raten and fr. ,-,. .-.Iore;
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