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TROTHES STOCKWELL. Pubs.
FROM OAY TO DAY
GENERAL NEWS AND NOTES
FRESH FROM THE WIRE.
II WIDE AHEA IS COVERED
Embracing a Condensation or events
In Which Readers Generally Art
Formal charges against Senator
William Lorimcr of Illinois were laid
before the senate by his colleague,
Senator Cullom. The charge was on
the presentation of a memorial by
Clifford W. Barnes of Chicago, presi
dent of the Illinois legisative voters'
league, embodying the charges of
bribery of members of the Illinois leg
islature. The State department has taken
cognizance of the Associated Press
dispatches from San Juan Del Sur,
that William Pittham, the American
captured by the Madriz troops, would
be tried by court-martial. A telegram
to the Madriz government is ueing
sent stating in effect that this govern
ment expects fair and humane treat
ment for Pittham.
W. H. Hunter, Fred H. Hoye and
W. F. Wappich. members of tho Fire
and Police commission of Omaha, to
gether with Charles A. Salter, chief
of the Omaha fire department, were
In Washington on a tour of inspec
tion of fire department houses. They
visited the capitol in charge of Sen
ator Brown. From here they go to
New York. Boston and other cities to
determine by personal investigation
the best and most efficient equipment
to purchase for the Omaha fire de
Treasury officials figure that if all
the money in circulation in the United
States were divided equally, every
man. woman and child would have
$34.59. This is 14 cents per capita
more than they should have had by
the same process of reasoning a
month ago. Compared with a year
ago there was on June 1, $14,000,000
more money in circulation, and 3'ct
strange as It may seem, the per capi
ta was 42 cents less. This it is said.
Is duo to the increase in population
It being proportionately more than
the growth of the medium.
Demands have been made
Chinese throne to convoke
Col. Roosevelt will pay duty on bis
baggago when he arrives, saying he
will not have it any other way.
The president sent to the senate the
nomination of William D. Crura of
Charleston, S. C, to be minister to
Chinese warships with troops have
been dispatched to Nanking in anti
cipation of a native outbreak against
, With 225 cases on its docket as a
starter. Uie United States court of
customs appeals will begin business
. Japan is hurrying an expedition un
der Lieutenant Shireas to leave this
month in the hope of anticipating the
British expedition to the south pole.
A dispatch from Cape Henry says
tho steamer Danubian, bound for
Newport News, is towing in the
nchooner Mary L. Crosby, which was
reported from Beaufort, N. C. as
southwest of Diamond Shoal light
ship, partly dismasted and leaking.
The Crosby is from Wilmington. N.
C. lumber laden.
An amendment to the sundry civil
appropriation bill adopted by the
bouse stipulates that no part of the
$100,000 provided in the bill for the
enforcement of the Sherman anti
trust law can be used in the prosecu
tion of labor organizations.
August Belmont was thrown from
his horse while playing polo at the
Meadow Brook hunt club. For a time
there were many rumors that he had
been seriously injured, but at his
bouse it was said he was not seriously
Commander Robert E. Peary was
presented to King George at Marl
borough house. lie remained a half
hour telling his majesty something of
bis achievements and discussing the
prospects of Captain Scott's antarctic
Whether women will be granted
suffrage in Oklahoma will be decided
at the regular election to be held in
November. The last obstacle in the
way of voting on this question was
removed when the state supreme
court sustained the action of the
state court in overruling objections
to the petition of the suffragists ask
ing that the question be submitted to
Timothy Murphy, formerly a cap
tain of the Volunteers of America,
was, at St. Paul, sentenced to serve
seven years in the state prison for
Stephen Van Rensselaer Ford,
author, editor, composer and critic, a
member of one of the oldest families
In the central part of New York state,
United States Senator Julius C. Bur
rows of Maryland has announced his
candidacy for re-election and his de
sire to be endorsed by popular vote at
the primaries next fall.
Weakness in stock and cotton
markets forced down the price of
vrheat at Chicago.
Commander Robert E. Peary was
presented to King George at Marl
borough house. He remained half
an hour with his majesty.
Maurice Farxnan and George Bes
anion, aviators, were thrown to the
ground at Paris Sunday with con
siderable force, but were not
seriously injured, when their aero
plane capsized. The machine was
close to the ground at the time, which
accounts for their lucky escape.
The Nebraska centenary celebra
tion will take place at Bellevue June
22, 23 and 24.
Dr. W. M. Greene, an aviator, will
ettempt on June 21 to fly from
Rochester across Lake Ontario to
King George and Queen Mary en
tertained Colonel and Mrs. Roosevelt
at luncheon at Marlborough house in
Glenn II. Curtiss will attempt an
aeroplane fight from Cleveland to
Put-in-Bay and Detroit some time
In London, June 8, Miss
Margareta A. Drexel, daughter of the
Philadelphia banker, was married to
The postoffice safe at Men-lam.
Wis., was blown bv burglars and
money and stamps to the value of
$10,000 were stolen.
Charles Gridley, attorney of Vir
ginia, 111., who represented the fisher
in the Springfield lobbj. was given a
clean bit vy Mr. Burke, after he had
Reports received at Bristol. Tenn..
are to the effect that two churches
and probably a dozen dwelling houses
were blown down in a wind and hai!
storm which visited that section.
Emil Seidel. the mayor of Milwau
kee, in a speech declared the mon
opolies were labor-saving devices and
necessary. Mr. Seidel added that all
monopolies, however, should be un
der the strictest regulations.
A mass meeting of Pittsburg resi
dents of British birth or British de
scent decided to erect a research lab
oratory for the Tuberculosis sanitar
ium of Pittsburg as a local memorial
to the late King Edward VII.
The grand jury which was convened
May 1C by Governor Hughes of New
York, to investigate alleged county
grafting cases returned fifty indict
ments against twenty-seven persons.
Thomas E. Watson, once a demo
cratic member of congress and once
named by the populist party for presi
dent, announced in a card issued last
week his return to the democratic
In a desperate encounter between
revenue officers and "moonshiners"
in Wilkes county. North Carolina,
more than a hundred shots were fired
and several of the moonshiners were
When Colonel Roosevelt comes sail
ing home on June IS Collector of the
Port William T.op1i. .Tr nnil snwral
hundred loyal friends will meet him I
down the bay in goernmcnt vessels
and escort him up to Manhattan.
Attorney General Wickersham has
rendered a decision in which he holds
that Richard Parr Is entitled to re
cover from the government the
amount of his claim for information
given against the so-called sugar
Charles Stuart Rolls started in an
aeroplane in an attempt to fly across I
tho English channel from Dover t.
Calais. Ho had gone only a few
yards, however, when the motor
broke down and he was compelled to
postpone the flight.
Tieasurj officials figure that if a'l
the money in circulation in the Unit-1
ed States were divided equally, every j
man. woman and child would have j
$.14.53. This Is 14 cents per capita
more than they would have had bv
tne same process oi reasoning a
TREATED AS FIRST
Theodore Roosevelt Most Highly
Honored in Europe.
EXCITING INCIDENT IN ROME
Former President Delivered Scholarly
Lectures in Paris, Berlin and Ox
ford Represented His Country
at King Edward's Funeral.
Scarcely less interesting than bis
hunting trip in Africa, and at times
almost as exciting, were the adven
tures of Col. Theodore Roosevelt in
Europe. There he desired to be treat
ed as a man of letters and science,
rather than as a sportsman, and his
desire was gratified. But In addition.
Europe Insisted on receiving him as
the i:.o:U distinguished American nf
the time, and everywhere be went
honors were showered on him. Em
perors, kings, princes and all manner
of ro .titles and nobility greeted him,
dined him and toasted him. and the
people in all the lands that he visited
turned out in vast throngs to see him
and cheer him.
In Paris, Christlania, Berlin and Ox
ford Mr. Roosevelt delivered scholarly
public addresses and the literary and
scientific circles opened to let him in
and marveled at the wide scope of bis
The event connected with Mr.
Roosevelt's European tour that
aroused the most interest and excite
ment occurred immediately after his
arrival in Italy early In April. Before
he left Africa his desire to pay bis
respects to the pope had been con
veyed to the Vatican and the holy
father bad Intimated that he would be
glad to see the distinguished Ameri
can. About the same time former .
Mr. Roosevelt thereupon canceled the
plans for a general reception to which
the Methodists bad been invited.
Thus, with his usual luck and facility
for "coming out on top," be had the
best of the matter all around and bis
conduct was generally commended all
over the world.
Mr. and Mrs. Roosevelt and Kermit
were received by the king and queen
of Italy and spent some days In that
country. The colonel and his wife vis
ited Venice and traveled once again
the Riviera route that they passed over
on their honeymoon, and next Mr.
Roosevelt visited Vienna and Buda
pest, where he was given a royal wel
come. Paris was next on his itinerary, and
there on April 23 be lectured In the
Sorbonne before a great audience of
savants and students. The municipal
it. and its officials, the president of
France and various learned societies
vied with each other in doing bonor to
the visitor, and for amusement be was
taken to the field of aviation, where
he saw some exciting aeroplane
Traveling northward somewhat leis
urely, by way of Brussels. Amsterdam
and Copenhagen. Mr. Roosevelt 'ar
rived at Christiana and delivered an
address on international peace before
the Nobel prize commission, which had
awarded to him the Nobel peace prize
for his successful efforts to end the
Emperor William had made great
plans for the entertainment of the ex
president in Berlin, but the death of
King Edward caused the curtailment
of tti program to a considerable ex
tent Instead of being the kaiser's
guest in the palace. Mr. Roosevelt
stopped at the American embassy,
and though William received him and
dined him and showed him the Ger
man army In maneuvers, the more
spectacular and public features were
omitted. On May 12 Mr. Roosevelt de
livered at the University of Berlin an
address on modern civilization which
was highly praised for Its scholarly
Having been appointed special am
bassador of the United States to at-
PASS SANK MEASURE
PUT THROUGH HOUSE BY VOTE
OF 195 TO 101.
HAS ALREADY PASSED SEME
NEBRASKA IN BRIEF.
News Notes of Interest From various
Republicans Stick Together and the
Democratic Substitute is Turned
Down by Big Majority.
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Washington. By the overwhelming
majority of 195 to 101 the house
passed the postal savings bank bill as
recently agreed upon by the republic
an caucus of the house. Not a singlo
republican voted against the measure
on the final roll call. Prior to this ac
tion, by a vote of 111 to 9C. the houso
rejected the democratic substitute for
tho bill proposed by the majority.
The voting upon the several mo
tions involved in the disposition of
the measure followed six hours of de
bate, in which many republicans and
democrats recorded their views upon
the bill of the majority and the substi
tute supported by a large portion of
The large defection among the
democrats was shown when the demo
cratic substitute was voted upon,
twenty-one of them joining the repub
licans, most of whom were opposed to
a postal savings bank system of any
On the republican side Norris or
Nebraska, "Insurgent," was the only
member who voted with the demo
crats for their substitute.
On agreeing to tho bill as proposed
by the majority of the bouse as a sub
stitute for the senate measure the
vote was 175 to 105.
On this vote twenty-six democrats
joined the republicans, as follows:
Aiken of South Carolina. Ansberry of
Ohio. Ashbrook of Ohio, Cox of Ohio.
Toss iff Massachusetts. Foster of mi
nis. Hammond of .Minnesota, Hanna
of North Dakota, Havens of New
York. Henry of Texas, Hitchcock of
Nebraska. Hughes of New Jersey,
Johnson of Kentucky, Kinkaid of New
Jersey. Maguire of Nebraska. Moss of
Indiana. Nicboll of Pennsylvania,
O'Connell of Massachusetts, Pou of
North Carolina, Ransdell of Louisi
ana. Rucker of Colorado. Sabbath of
Illinois. Sharp of Ohio, Sulzer of New
York. Taylor of Colorado and Tou
Velle of Ohio.
Six republicans joined the demo
crats in voting against the proposed
bill of the majority, as follows: Gron
na of North Dakota. Hubbard of Iowa,
Lenroot of Wisconsin, Nelson of Wis
consin. Norris of Nebraska and Wood
After a motion of ir. Moon of Ten
nesseo to recommit the bill to the
! committee which reported It had been
A. E. Cady of St Paul Is urged to
make tho race for governor.
The new postmaster at Scotts Bluff
has entered upon bis duties.
Omahans are talking of a railroad
between that city and Yankton, S. D.
The farm home of J. H. Lee of
Dodge county was destroyed by fire.
Democrats of Central City are plan
ning a big jollification for some time
The Nebraska Liquor Dealers' asso
ciation held their annual convention
in Omaha last week.
The dates for the holding or the
Kearney Chautauqua have been set for
July 1C to 24, inclusive.
Miss Jane Bunt teacher of mathe
matics in the Fremont high school,
has resigned. She is going to wed.
G. H. Stanley jumped from Burling
ton train No. 42 just before It reached
the Seward yards and was badly.hurt
Seventy-one graduates of rural
schools in Dodge county received di
plomas from tho county superintendent
John Johnson, aged about fifty-five.
was found dead in a back room of a
shoemaker's shop in Omaha. Death,
was due to asphyxiation.
One hundred or more teachers at
tended the Franklin county institute.
A monument marking the old Ore
gon trail was unveiled in Kearney.
Hans Hanson, a pioneer resident of
Holbrook and vicinity, committed
suicide by shooting with a Aotgun
while alone In his bedroom. He kept
a blacksmith shop there for the past
fifteen years, and had been a resident
of that section for tho past thirty
Last evening Curtis Thompson, a
well known character, about Nebraska
City, went to his room, which was In
the basement of a house in the east
ern part of the city, and cut his
throat He bled to death before any
one could reach him. He had been
drinking much of late.
State Superintendent Bishop filed a
report with Governor Shallenberger
showing the receipts and disburse
ments of the office for the six months
beginning December 1, 1909. The re
ceipts from the registration of certi
ficates In the last six months bavo
been IC.17G.S2. Of the appropriations
under supervision of the department,
a balance of ,..o37.33 is shown In the
Junior normal fund, the appropriation
for which for the biennum was
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For thirty years it has been the
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Have goodwill to all that Uvea, let
ting unkindness die. and greed and
wrath; so that your lives be made
like soft airs passing by. E. Araold
"I tell you," said one man to an
other as they emerged from the dimly
lighted corridor of a concert hall, "I
envy that fellow who was singing."
"Envy him!" echoed the other.
Well, If I were going to envy a sing
er I'd select somebody with a better
Sheriff Deal of Keith county landed f vo,ce' 1,ls wa about the Poorest I
Thomas F. Shireman in the peniten- ever heard-
us not nis voice I envy, man."
was the reply. "It's his tremendour
courage." Ladies' Home Journal.
tiary to serve a term of three years,
For bringing him back from Canada
to stand trial Mr. Beal has filed with
the state auditor a bill for $5G7.72. Of
this amount $1S0 was pam to an attor
ney in Canada who assisted the officer
when Shireman fought extradition.
After being out less than ten hours
the jury in the Heddcndorf case at
Holdrege returned with a verdict in
which they found the defendant not
J defeated the house voted upon final guilty of the charge of murder on
I passage, the vote being 193 to 101. which he was hld. The verdict was
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COL ROOSEVELT IN VENICE
Vice-President Fairbanks was in
recent threats J IVUHJe auu natJ arrangea ior an auui-
thnt n rnvnlntinnnrf mnrnnl tvnnJ.l '-". me aucan WUICU was can-
be inaugurated in China Sunday.' the ! f e,1fd h the I,onJ because -Mr. Fair
date set for the opening of tho Nan-! ba,nkls Crs,t ad5ressed the Methodist
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carried out without the slightest dis
order. In a desperate encounter between
revenue officers and "moonshiners
In Wilkes county. North Carolina,
more than a hundred shots were fired
and several of the moonshiners were
injured. The officers destroj-cd four
illicit distilleries and 4,000 gallons of
At the Press Club's dinner in honor
of Glenn Curtiss. the aviator, J. Ber
nard Walker of the Scientific Amer
ican announced that Edwin Gould
offers $15,000 as a prize to the man
who shall produce the first aeroplane
successfully employing two motors
and two propellers.
Richard Parr, the officer of the New
York custom house who unearthed the
gigantic frauds committed by the
American Sugar Refining Company,
will get his reward from the govern
ment in a short time. Through Parr
the government recovered almost .1.
000.000. His reward is likely to be
close to $100,000.
Mrs. Doxey. on trial in St. Louis Tor
murder, was acquitted.
Many postmasters in Nebraska will
get salary increases July 1st.
Formal charges against Lorimer
were presented in the senate.
Senator Nelson of Minnesota criti
cised the conservation policy.
Senator Cummins announced he
would support the railroad bill.
The name of President Taft was
brought into the Iowa primary fight.
Former President Roosevelt de
livered an address before Oxford university.
Joseph S. Harris, former president
of the Philadelphia & Reading Rail
road company died in Philadelphia.
A British aviator flew twice across
the English channel without alighting.
General Estrada has renewed his
peace proposal to President Madriz.
Expelling of Jews from Kilo is be
ing carried out in a moderate way.
General Edward S. Bragg, the
famous commander of the Iron bri
cade, is said by his physicians to be
Dr. Doxey has employed an attor
ney to Immediately sue Kate Er
der for big damaces. expecting the
suit to cause her to drop the bigamy
chrrge against Mrs. Doxey.
The expected removal of Directoi
Newell is likely to start a new storm
in the reclamation service.
Senator Stephenson, the riches
man in the senate, does not care t"
make a display of his wealth.
Progressives In the house made an
unavailing fight to accept the senate
Omaha democrats express belief
that Bryan will be forced into the
Chairman Will Hayward has called
a meeting of the Nebraska republican
state central committee for June 16.
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tend the funeral of King Edward. Col
onel Roosevelt next crossed the chan
nel to England, and when the body of
the dead monarch was carried to the
tomb he was one of the remarkable
crowd of royal personages and distin
guished men that followed the gun
carriage on which Edward's coffin was
borne. After the funeral he was re
ceived by King George and Queen
.Mary and by the widowed queen
twenty-four democrats voting with
Under the terms of the postal sav
ings bill as passed by the house a
board of trustees is created, consist
ing of the postmaster general, the
secretary of the treasury and the at
torney general, who shall declare
what postofflces shall become postal
savings banks. Deposits In these
banks made by any one person shall
not be more than $100 a month or
exceed in total of $500. An account
may be opened with one dollar, but
quite in keeping with Judge Dtingan's
instructions, and was looked for by
those who bad given the case the
closest attention since Its commence
ment. Judge Travis has called a special
term of the district court of Otoe
The Business Instinct.
An English farmer, taking his little
son with him, was going to th
polling station to give his vote. On
the way be met a friend on tho sam
errand, and the two entered Into con
versation. After an excited and heat
ed argument about the budget they
came to blows. The poor lad vaa
much frightened, and, seelDg that his
father was getting the worst of It,
suddenly called out to him:
''Hit him in the watch, rather;
that'll cost him something!"
A Horse Lover.
James R. Kecne, who Is ste4 no
county, at which time Judge Pember-' less as a horseman than as a financier.
ton of Beatrice will be present and
try the case of Houston vs. the mayor
and city council. It is a suit pertain
ing to the granting of the water and
The farmers of this section, says a
mother, and in a quiet way made nee- stamps of 10 cents each will be issued ' Reaver City dispatch, are shaking
Leaving the Sorbonne, Paris.
Roosevelt reached the Eternal City he
received, through the American minis
ter, a message from Cardinal Merry
del Val, papal secretary of state, to
the effect that the pope would grant
an audience to Mr. Roosevelt if be
did not repeat the mistake made by
Ar. Fairbanks. The colonel promptly
called it all off. stating that as an in
dependent American citizen he could
not submit to such restrictions. The
head of the Methodist mission tried to
make religious capital out of this, and
Unearthing Ancient Harbor of Rome.
For the last year systematic exca
vations have been made at Ostla, the
ancient harbor of Rome at the mouth
of the Tiber. The ruins of a large
city, built probably by Hadrian over
the old republican town, have been
uncovered. Archeologists consider
the discoveries as important as those
of Pompeii. Heretofore it has been
belie ed that Ostla was founded by
Ancus Martlus, the fourth king of
Rome, that it was destroyed by
Marlus during the civil wars, rebuilt
during the republic, sank Into insig
nificance, and was buried in the sand
and deposited In the Tiber when Tra
jan built the new port and city of
Portus. Instead of this it Is now cer
tain that Ostla not only continued to
flourish under Hadrian, but that the
old level was raised six feet and that
the republican town served a3 the
foundation for a model city with rec
tangular wide streets, temples, fora
essary by the mourning of the nation
much attention was shown him. This
culminated, in London, by a reception
in the Guild Hall, at which the free
dom of the city in a gold casket was
presented to him.
He was the guest, thereafter, of j
several prominent Englishm"n. and
on June 7 he delivered the Romanes
lecture at Oxford, which bad been
postponed by the demise of the king.
This was the most pretentious of all
his European addresses and the best,
his subject was "Biological Analogies
The University of Cambridge hon
ored Mr. Roosevelt by conferring up
on him the degree of doctor of laws.
and the occasion served to demon
strate his popularity with all clasbc-.-..
As Mr. Roosevelt accepted his di
ploma from the hands of Vice-Chan-ccllor
Mason, the students who crowd
ed the galleries shouted "Teddy!
Teddy!" and let down a large Teddy
bear from ths ceiling. The whole
audience cheeved and the colonel, as
he parsed out. smilingly patted the
Teddy bear. Later that day Mr.
Roosevelt addressed 700 graduates, on ;
all kinds of topics.
On June 11 the traveler, together
for those desiring to accumulate
money to be deposited. On deposits
2 per cent interest per annum Is to
hands with themselves over the fine
prospect for crops of all kinds and es
pecially the small grain. Oats never
Whip Indian Insurgents.
I Merida, Yucatan. The government
troops had their first encounter with
I the Indian insurgents on Tuesday
near Uayama, a short distance from
Valladolid, according to information
vhich has just reached here. The re
sult was a victory for the federal
promised a larger yield at this time , jjrst inni
said at a luncheon at his Ccdarhurst
"My love of horses has been a great
comfort to me all my life. I have al
ways kept my horses In their placn.
though. I haven't allowed them to In
terfere with my business.-
"Some men carry their love ot
horses altogether too far. Such a one
was a young father who stood, with
his fair wife, before the crib of their
Countervailing Outy on Pulp.
Washington. Pulp and printing pa
per manufactured from wood cut on
crown lands in the province of Que
bec prior to May 1, last, is subject to
the countervailing duty of 23 cents
per cord, or its equivalent of 35 cents
a ton in the manufactured state as
with Mrs. Roosevelt. Kermit and Miss
f Ethel, sailed on the Kaiserin Augusta J daughter of William Leek, a
Victoria on their way to New York prominent citizen of Custer
ana tne rousing welcome that be knew
was awaiting him from his fellow
countrymen. HENRY FORDYCE.
When Solid Iron Floats.
Experiments have shown that if a
ball of solid iron be lowered into a
mass of liquid Iron by means of a
metal fork, the ball at first sinks to
the bottom with the fork, but that In
a few seconds It will leave the prongs
and rise to the surface, where It con
tinues to float until it melts. The ri
sing is explained by the expansion of
the ball, due to heating, whereby it
becomes, bulk for bulk, less dense
than the molten metal. The Sunday
Girl Hat Record.
Superior. Neb. Mf3s Frona Leek of
Carlsbad, N. M., was graduated last
May from the high school of that city
with the remarkable record of not
once having been absent or tardy dur
ing the twelve years sno attended
chool. Miss Leek Is the talented
Neb., but who Is now a prosperous
merchant of Carlsbad.
YOUNG HARDY IS CLEARED.
Coroner's Jury Finds No Evidence to
Warrant Holding Him.
Marshalltown. la. After spending
ill day hearing evidence of the Hardy
triple murder, committed Sunday
night, south of VanCleve, the coro
ner's jury at Melbourne returned a
of year. While the government re
ports place the wheat at CO per cent,
that In Furnas county was little In
jured by the winter weather, and the
drouth of the spring was broken by
A touring car. being stored at a
local livery barn in Ragan, was re
moved at night and run about sfety
miles. It was returned before clay
ight with one tire punctured and two
tires gone. The livery men were com
pelled to pay the damages, amounting
Fred Beck of Nebraska City, who
was arrested on the charge of at
tempting to assault the 5-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bankson,
had his hearing before the county
judge and was bound over to the dis
Mrs. Anna Shineflew, who makes
her homo with her daughter, Mrs. J.
W. Youngman of Humboldt, received
word of the death of her sister, Mrs.
Martha Snyder of Salem, a few miles
east of there, the death resulting from
a stroke of lightning.
At a special election held In Kear
ney the citizens voted by a good ma
jority to buy the city water plant at
the figures offered by the American
Water company, which is $123,000.
The vote was heavj- for a special .-Iec-
tion. although neither side did very i
little work at the polls. !
Misse3 OHJe and Anna Stevenson
and Miss Harriet Hershey of Nebras
ka City, have sailed for Europe. They
will be gone all summer.
The centenary at Bellevue will be
held on the 2:'d of June.
Those having in charge the prepara
tions for the holding of the annual re
union of the Platte Valley District Re-
' union association of the Grand Army
"'Isn't he wonderful?' the yoeng
mother cried. 'Did yon ever see any
thing like him at twenty six nvmthsr
" '.Maternal love Is all vpry well. the
father retorted, Impatiently, 'but please
don't try to compare it witb a two-year-old
Good Work Proceeds Slowly.
At the present rate of increase near
ly forty-five years must elapse befor
sufficient hospital accommodations to
provide for all the indigent consump
tives in the United States will be pro
vided, declares the National Associa
tion for the Study and Prevention of
Tuberculosis. Although over 7.000
beds in hospitals, sanatoria, camps
and wards for tuberculous patients
were established last year, there are
fully 300.000 indigent consumptives
who ought to be placed In such institu
tions and a total of only 22.720 beds Id
the entire country. On May 1, 1909.
there were 15.214 beds for consump.
lives and 294 Institutions. The annual
report of the national association
nhows an increase of 99 institutions
and 7.500 beds.
"I have a canary bird that will eat
out of my band." said the caller.
"That's nothing." replied the wom
an who will not be outdone. "Last
summer we bad any number of
mosquitoes that would eat off our
If tears were really pearls, most
women would be weeplnc all the
llnHInc ti-MpH rtmiilfpH tn thn r1fa;it;
of Raymond Hardy, the youngest and ,the Rcpublc are comm.-ncing early
only surviving member of the family. this 'cai; avnd have already almost
who has been held in Jail. He was comD ctcd th P"Sin for the thir
suspectcd by officers of having killed i terenht annual encampment, th date
,- f,mii. Do,,r tho nmnnn. . oi which has been fixed for August 8
Siamese Language a Composite.
The Siamese language Is a great
mixture of nearly all the dialects and
languages or the far east, namely,
Chinese. Malay. Mon. Cambodian, San
skrit, Pall and others.
Taft's Message on Tariff.
Washington. President Taft on
Thursday transmitted to the house of
representatives a statement of nego
tiations between the United States
and all foreign governments under
the maximum and minimum pro
visions of the Payne-Aldrich tariff
law. The message, not of great
length, contained summarise of re
ports obtained by the State depart
ment through Instructions Issued to
diplomatic and consular officers and
related especially to differential and
to 12. 1910.
The State Farmers' Mutual Hall in
surance company of Waseca, Minn.,
has been denied permission to do
business in Nebraska by State Audi
tor Barton, conseuently it has no
authority to do business in this state.
The auditor says that any one solicit
ing business for this company lays
himself liable to prosecution and
those who take out Insurance in this
company and sustain a loss have no
recourse in the Nebraska courts and
the settlement will be entirely option
a1 with th company.
And satisfaction to the last
There's pleasure in every
package. A trial will show
the fascinating flavour.
Served right from the pack
age with cream or milk aad
sometimes fruit fresh
The Memory Linsers
fkjs. 10c mi 15c
Cereal Co.. Ltd.
Betde Creek, Mich.
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