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EVENTS OF THE DAY HCLD TO A
DAY'S EVENTS BOILED DOWN
Personal, Political, Foreign and Other
Intelligence Interesting to the
Vice President Sherman and a
party of his friends wore held up by
Maryland officers just beyond the Dis
trict of Columbia because their au
tomobile was not provided with a
Maryland license for 1911.
Information was asked for by Rep
resentative Calder of New York from
tue secretary of tlse navy as to wheth
er a combination of any kind exists
among the shipbuilding firms of the
United States that is operative to the
disadvantage of the government.
The supply depots of the army will
be redistributed over the country and
placed at centrally located points of
the various military departments. It
was decided to locate them in all
cases possible near the camps set
apart by the states for the rendezvous
Will the duke of the Abruzzi renew
bis suit for the hand of Miss Kath
erine Elkins, now that her father,
whose insistence that his daughter
should not wed the Savoy prince un
less she was given full recognition as
a duchess, has passed from the scene?
It is confidently believed among bis
intimate friends in Washington that
That the railroads of the United
States have not demonstrated that
their management Is botli " efficient
and economical is the contention
made in a brief filed with the inter
state commerce commission by Wil
liam D. Haynie and H. C. Luston on
behalf of the Illinois manufacturers'
association in the pending investiga
tion of proposed advance in freight
rates by carriers.
Congressman Kinkaid, having been
one of the originators of the bill en
acted at the last session for the issue
of $20,000,000 for irrigation bonds,
whereby to realize funds to complete
projects like the great North Platte
propect in his district, further con
struction being at a standstill for the
want of funds derivable from the or
dinary source, has, since the report
of the board of engineers has been
made public by the president, been
doing his utmost to ascertain how in
detail the $2,000,000 allotted for the
farther construction of the North
Platte project is to be used.
Senator Elkins left an estate valued
The house passed the Sulloway
service pension bill.
Isthmus canal-workers believe they
see the end of the Culebra cut slides.
General Pershing says Filipinos can
be depended upon to fight in defense
of the island.
Congressman Norris says the fight
for rules revision in the bouse will
The senate refused to give its con
sent to the admission of Chinese to
the West Point military academy.
Charges of excessive expenditure
in securing his seat were made
against Senator Stephenson of Wis
consin. Senator Lafayette Young declared
himself in favor of the enactment of
the Oregon primary law by the com
ing Iowa legislature.
Col. Henry Watterson and Mrs.
Watterson sailed on the Amerika for
Paris and the Riviera, whero they
will spend the winter.
The publication of an autobiog
raphy of Richard Wagner, the exist
ence of which has been a- matter of
doubt, is announced for May 1.
Six hundred men of the light in
fantry with quick firers sailed from
Lisbon to assist in carrying out the
sanitary measures against the chol
era. The Venezuelan government has is
sued a decree setting aside 1 per
cent of the import duties collected
for the creation of a fund to be used
for sanitary purposes.
Homer S. Commings, member of
the democratic national committee,
was chosen as the democratic nomi
nee at the caucus at Hartford. Couu.,
for United States senator.
Fred C. Throop, held at the county
jail in Omaha on an insanity charge,
rwaliowed a $100 bill which lie had
cunningly secreted before the "frisk
ing" process by officers. "There's
one piece of money the police didn't
ret." he observed to a fellow prisoner.
Judge John I). Works formally was
declared United States senator at a
joint session of the senate and as
sembly of California.
Major John L. Bittinger, 77 years
old, one of the most prominent repub
licans of Missouri and well known in
public life in the nation in the past
fifty years, died at St. Joseph.
The American Sugar Refining com
pany has deposited $700,000 in cash
in the United States treasury to com
promise its civil liabilities in the
sugar drawback frauds in New York.
Secretary MacVcagh probably will ac
cept the money lor the government.
Persons who appeal to members of
the Indiana general assembly in the
interests of measures or in opposi
tion to them will be registered as
"lobbyists," if a bill introduced in the
legislature by Representative E. M.
McKennan of Garrett should be
The official report of Captain Rob
ert E. Peary's walking test, as pre
scribed by the navy department, just
made public, is, in the opinion of his
friends in the navy, the strongest pos
sible refutation of the arguments ad
vanced by critics regarding his ha'
ing reached the north pole.
Both houses or congress adjourned
as a mark of respect for Senator El
kins. The house voted to abolish the of
fice of second deputy commissionet
President Taft gave approval tc
the report of the board of engineers
on reclamation projects.
The supreme court finds It difficult
to draw the line between legal and
illegal restraint of trade.
The plan of refunding the Hondur.
an debt is regarded as amounting tc
a United States protectorate.
The aeronautical club of Paris dis
cussed the award of the statue of lib
erty prize to John B. MoisanL
Captain Peary told a house commit
tee that the man who discovers the
pole must make his own roadway.
Members of the Missouri valley
conference stood pat on the question
of eliminating thanksgiving day foot
ball. Supreme court of Nebraska holds
that the sale of beer -in bottles in
cases is a sale at retail and not whole
sale. Assets or the Washington-Alaska
bank, now in the hands of a receiver.
are $1,100,000 and its liabilities are
A reduction in the freight rate on
cottonseed from points in Missouri.
Arkansas and Louisiana to Memphis.
Tenn., is made.
A strong movement, supported by
the bishop of Liverpool and leading
churchmen, has been started against
Mormon activity there.
The grand jury has returned an in
dictment charging perjury against
William L. Brower, former vice presi
dent of ythe Northern bank of New
It is now 85 years since the opening
gun was fired of the campaign for
popular election of senators which is
now clearly approaching a successful
The $300,000 appropriation made by
congress at the last session for re
moving the wreck of the battleship
Maine in Havana harbor will be in
sufficient. Refusal of the Interstate Commerce
commission to assume jurisdiction of
the railways of Alaska was sustained
by the supreme court of the District
One fatality out of 32,500.000 pas
sengers carried by steam vessels of.
all classes plying to and from Phila
delphia was the remarkable record
made in 1910.
In a fit of rage because she had
gone to live with her mother, Walter
Osgood, of Omaha, shot and killed
his wife and fatally wounded a man
who came to her asssistance.
Declaring the4merit system recent
ly inaugurated by the postal depart
ment gives room for grave injustice
on the part of officials, a deputation
of clerks left for Washington to enter
The state depa-tment has finally
given its consent to the Haitian loan
and bank contracts and has so cabled
Minister Furniss. These involve the
creation or the National Bank of Hai
ti instead ol the existing French
Lieutenant Governor Oglesby se
verely criticised the Illinois senate,
when he found that not enough sen
ators to make a quorum had re
mained in Springfield, and that, as a
result, no action was possible on the
Bills to put most of the necessities
of life on the free list were offered
in the house by Representative Mann
of Illinois. There were 1J of these
measures, covering leather, cotton
goods, lumber, cereals, vegetables,
meat products and the like.
Mrs. Lydia A. Gear, wiio came to
Chicago seventy-eight years ago,
when Chicago consisted of Fort Dear
born and fourteen log cabins, and
whose marriage was a society event
of the fort, is dead.
Senator Burrows rerused to desig
nate a day for a vote on the question
of unseating Lorimer.
W. R. Hearst must either pay dam
ages or prove to a court of law that
he cannot be held responsible for the
fire works explosion of election night.
1902, in which several were killed or
A stamp tax on sale for future de
livery of stocks, grain, provisions or
other commodities may be imposed
by a state without violating the fed
eral constitution, according to a de
cision of the supreme court of the
"The canal when completed." says
the president in his message, "will af
ford the only convennient route foi
water communicationn between At
lantic and Pacific coasts and virtual
ly will be a part of the coast line of
the United States. Its assured pos
session and control will contribute to
our peace, safety and prosperity as a
The New .lersej- senatorial row
soon to break forth afresh.
Senator Gallinger introduced bis re
vised ocean mail subsidy bill.
It is declared that President Taft
is shaping matters for a second term.
Aviators who made an examination
of Moisant's wrecked,- machine are at
a loss to know the cause of the acci
denL The outlook for the Cuban govern
ment for the coming year is said to
Champ Clark, slated for speaker of
the house, is not worrying as to the
General E. S. Dudley, formerly com
mandant at the university, died at his
home in Johnstown. X. Y.
At a meeting of Xew York bankers
steps were taken to prevent the clos
ing of the Madison Trust company.
The house reversed itself and sus
tained Speaker Cannon in an exactly
similar c?se by which he was over
ruled on the Norris resolution.
Former Senator Foraker wrote
President Taft his views on the right
of fortifying the Panama canal.
President Taft has refused to com
mute the prison sentence of W. S.
Harlan, comicted of peonage.
Senators are wondering if it will
take only a two-thirds vote or only a
majority to unseat Lorimer.
President Taft told II. H. Wilson U
was unlikely a Nebraska man would
get the vacant circuit judgeship.
Congressman J. W. Weeks is the
man whom the president is said to
favor for chairman of the republican
II DIRECT ELECTIOK
THIS IS WHAT SENATORS SEEM
THEY REFUSE TO ADJOURN
This, Considered by Many, as Result!
in Favor of the Proposition Un
1 der Discussion.
Washington. That the senate at
this session must face the question
as to whether the constitution shall
be amended so as to require the elec
tion of senators by direct vote of the
people was made apparent Friday. A
vote which many senators considered
a test of the sentiment of the senate
was taken and resutled largely in fav
or of the proposition.
The matter arose in connection
with the joint resoulution for the
amendment of the constitution re
cently reported from the committee
on judiciary. When that resolution
was reached on the calendar Mr. Kcan
was ready with an objection which
would have had the effect of prevent
ing immediate consideration under the
order of business.
Mr. Gallinger appealed to Mr. Kean
to withdraw his objection. Mr. Kean
consented, and the senatorial election
resolution was launched upon its leg
The situation was such as to arouse
the immediate interest of the senat
ors. Mr. Sutherland was prompt in
obtaining the attention of the chair.
He wanted to amend the resolution
so as to strike out the provision of
elections and making other changes.
Mr. Rayner suggested that as the
amendment went to the heart of the
question there should be time Tor con
sideration. Mr. Raynor did not press his ioint.
but his plea was taken up by Senator
Hale of Maine, whose position on the
merits of the measure is diametrically
opposite. He said he was sure that
the resolution could not he acted upon
without protracted debate. He urged
deliberate movement and moved an
adjournment of the senate. The first
vote was viva voce. "The ayes appear
to have it," announced the chair. .
"Never!" exclaimed a half dozen
senators. "Let us have the ayes and
Accordingly a roll call was ordered,
.vith the result that forty-three of the
sixty senators present voted agaiuAt
Of the forty-three negative votes,
.wenty-three were Vast by repub
licans. Encouraged by this. Senator Borah
prepared to press consideration vigor
ously. He did not desire to prevent
debate, he said, and added he would
not do so if he could obtain the con
sent of the senate to name a day for
j. vote on the resolution and all
amendments. He suggested Tuesday,
For probably ten minutes the mem
oers of the senate discussed the de
tails of the proposition.
FIVE KILLED ON RAIL.
Engineer Overlooks Signal With Dis
Batavia. N. Y. Five men are dead,
two prob'tbly are fatally injured and
more than twenty seriously -hurt in
the wreck of the western express and
the Roston special, both westbound,
on the New York Central, here Fri
day. Four of the victims were in
stantly killed, one has since died and
two of the injured in the hospital are
not expected to live.
The Buffalo and Boston special,
train No. -19, was at a standstill in
the station yaids, when, it is alleged
by railroad officials, Engineer J. B.
L3'dell of Buffalo, western express
train No. 1Z. ran past cautionary sig
nals and dashed into the rear of the
standing train. '
Sues for $200,000. ,
New York Suit for the recovery of
J2ft0,000 from Arthur Stillwell, presi
dent of the Kansas City, Mexico &.
Orient railway has been filed by Mrs.
Marie L. Owen, wife or Colonel Albert
K. Owen, a railway engineer. The
claim was assigned by Colonel Owen
to his wife. It is alleged to be the
stipulated price of a Mexican railway
concession secured by Colonel Owen
and turned over to the railroad of
which he was an engineer.
Senate Not Hospitable.
Washington. Members of the sen
ate do not intend that the palatial
office building devoted to their use
shall share any other branch of the
public service. When it was proposed
to devote a small portion of the build
to the use of the" central office for
the postal savings bank system sev
eral senators made vehement pro
protests. Uncle Sam Should Fortify.
Berlin. Dealing with the question
jf the fortification of the Panama ca
nal by the United States government,
the Morgen Post, in an editorial, says
the United States undoubtedly is en
titled to fortify under existing inter
Eight Women Lobbyists.
Topeka, Kas. Of thirteen lobbyists
iio had registered at the ofilce of
the secretary of state, eight were wo
men who declared their intention of
working for woman suffrage. The wo
men will give a ball for the members.
Carrie Nation Has Relapse.
Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Carrie Na
tion, the Kansas temperance, worker
and saloon smasher, who suffered a
nervous breakdown at the home of. a
friend in Eureka Springs, Ark., was
brought here for treatment. She was
taken to the home of a woman physi
cian in Argentine, Kans. Overwork
is believed to be responsible for Mrs.
.Nation's condition. She is said to be
etremely weak, "but it is believed a
rest of several weeks will restore her
normal strength. She is confined to
her bed bu: a part of the time.
HENRY Gutibles had a notion that the
use of a pill or lotion was the b!g
arat piece of nonsse that thw
world hns ever known:
"USING boluses and tonic.' he declared,
"by all the chronics, la alt foolish
ncas and flubdub as may easily b
PERFECT "peace and calm and stillness,
he avowed would cure all Illness,
for. the Illness was a fancy of aq
TWOULD surprise you with what
quickness you can rid yourself of
sickness." lie averred. "If you wllj
follow tlie plain course I have out
lined." SIMPLY savins' "I don't suffer" was for
all disease a buffer, and would ob
viate your giving to the doctors all
AND the strangest thing about It which
would vex you If you'd doubt It.
was that Gubblra always rambled
all about In perfect bealtlu
DID you fret about a headache he could
prove to you the said ache was p.
figment of the fancy that It didn't
ache nt all;
HE could prove that every fever was s,
simple mind-deceiver and could
show you that the doctor did not
need to make a calL
BUT today poor Henry Gubblrs certainly
has Rot his troubles; lie is ..lying
'ncnth the covers uud the neighbors
bear him groan
TIS a muchly mooted question Ifhnliaa
the ImliKestlon or Is entertaining
fancies that he doesn't want to own.
ANYHOW he's waved conditions and ha?
sent for the physii-lnns homeo
pathic, allopathic all the ones ha
called tho worst.
"GET mc all the doctors quickly." he
exclaimed, while moaning thickly.
"I will blre the half dozen whq
come through the doorway first."
WHICH Just goes to show that notions,
whether based on pills and potlon.w
or on any other topic that In our
lives hold a place
MAY bo perfectly convincing, while we
do not do the wincing and as long
as we can fit them to the other fel
"It amazes me," says the angry
wife, "it amazes me to see you sit
there and chuckle contentedly into
your paper all the time that I am
giving yon a piece of my mind."
"Yes?" says tho complacent hus
band from behind the paper. "I am
just reading about that New York
man who has fifty-five wives."
Much in the Name.
He called bis air ship Schooner.
But he couldn't make It sail;
So then be named it Bankrupt.
And again It had to fall.
And then he called it Whlxzer,
' But It wouldn't whiz at all.
And next he named It Jumper.
Which was why It had to fall.
lie then named It Pully.
But somehow It wouldn't lift;
He christened it the Current,
Yet It wouldn't even drift.
"Well, bless my soul. It's funny!"
He remarked and heaved a sigh.
Then he named bis air ship Money
And a woman made It fly.
"Sir." said the woman with the glit
tering eyes. "I am deeply incensed
pver the remark you made about me
to Mr. Spludds last evening."
"Why, madam, I cannot see how
that should give offense. My recol
lection is that I saiil you had" an an
"Which, of course, was only jour
underhanded way of intimating thct
you thought I was a dead one?"
The man runs across a dozen of
his friends who have returned from
jbeir summer and fall trips.
"Say," ask the friends, "didn't you
tell us that if there was one place in
Hie country for a person to go on bis
vacation it was Sandy Beach?"
"1 believe I did."
"But we didn't sec .you there, and
now we learn that you went to Pine
Mountain on your trip."
"Yes, to tell you tho truth, I want
ed to be sure of saving a quiet rest
In the Auto Office.
"What is that chute leading through
(he floor?" asks the caller of the
beauteous stenographer in the office
of the automobile company.
"That," she explains, with a rare
smile, "is our crank shaft."
A Promise cf Reform.
"If you smoke all. the time it will
ruin your health."
. "I know it I Intend to stop soon
to fill my pipe again."
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THOSE WHO WILL ACT FOR THE
HOUSE NOT FULLY ORGANIZED'
The Senate Committee on Organiza
tion Announce Results. After a
Protracted and Laborious ,
Lincoln The senate committees
were made known Tuesday morning
after a late night session of the com
mittee on organization. They are as
Accounts and expenditures Skiies.
chairman: Ruining. Bodinson. Wilcox
and Cox of Hamilton.
Agriculture Wilcox, chairman: Pick-
. ens, Ollls.. Jensen and -Conical.
Apportionment Alberts, chairman:
Kohl. Volpp. Bart os. Placek. Mombead.
Ibtgan. Ollls. Battling. Reynolds. Iloag,
land. Kemp and. Cox of Kearney.
Banks and currency Morehead. chair
man; Volpp. Placek. Burman. Ilorton.
Jensen and Smith of Fillmore.
- Claims B,: lining, chairman: Lee. Wil
cox. Brown. Smith of Fillmore.
Constitutional amendments and federal
reUitlons Skills, chairman: Volpp, Ollls.
Albert. Ragan. Selleck and Kemp.
Counties and county boundaries Smith
of Fillmon-. chairman: Alberts, Wilcox.
Lc; and Varner.
Deaf and dumb and blind institutes
Bart ling, .chairman: ilorton. Morchead.
Burman and McGraw.
Dralnjge Varner. chairman; Wilcox.
Placek. Morche.id and Cordeal.
Education Selleck. chairman; Tyner,
Bartos. Bodinson and Cordeal.
Enrolling and engrossing bills Talcott,
chairman: Kohl. Ollls. Pickens. Wilcox.
Hoagland and Smith of Fillmore.
Finance, ways and means Ollls. chair
man: Volpp. Kohl. Tibbets. Banning.
Morehcad. Bodinson. Brown. Smith of
Boone. Reynolds and Jensen.
Fish and game Banning, chairman:
Placek. Burr.Mii, Cox of Kearney ana
Highways, bridges and ferries Placek.
Sklles. Ilorton. Kohl. Volpp. Uinning,
Pickens. McGraw and Kemp.
Internal Improvements Cox of Hamil
ton. Lee. Pickens. Wilcox and Hoagland.
Insane hospitals Kohl, chairman: Tib
bets. Volpp. Cox of Kearney and Selleck.
Insurance Volpp, chairman; Kohl.
Morehcad. Canning. Ragan, Jensen and
Smith of Boone.
Irrlgantion Hoagland. chairman; Pick
ens. Wilcox. Tyner and Cordeal.
Judiciary Tibbets. chairman: Ilorton.
Albert. Sklles. Placek. Ragan. Bartos.
Kemp. Varner. Selleck. Cordeal and
Labor Cox of Kearney, chairman;
Pickens. Ragan. Talcott and Reynolds.
Library Kemp. chulmian: Talcott.
Ragun. Albert and Smith of Fillmore.
Live stock and grazing Ollls. chair
man; Tyner. Burman. Cox of Hamilton
and Cox of Kearney.
Manufactures and commerce Smith of
Boone, chairman: Ragan. Pickens. Tib
bets. Selleck and Smith of Fillmore.
Medical societies Talcott. chairman:
Bodinson. Kohl. Reynolds and Cox or
MUIturv affairs McGraw. chairman:
Bartos. Ilorton. Placek and Bartlinjr.
Miscellaneous subjects ltasr.m. hair
man: Talcott. Lee. Smith of Boone- and
Miscellaneous corporations Tyner.
chairman; Ollls. Bartos. Kohl. Horton
Smith of Boonn and McGraw.
Municipal affairs Horton. chairman;
Sklles. Tibbets. Tyner and Selleck.
Privileges and elections Lee. chair
man: Talcott. Albert. Bodinson. Ragan.
Brown and Cox of Hamilton.
Public charities Brown. chairman:
Lee. Mnrehead. Ragan and Hoagland.
Public lands and buildings liirtos.
chairman: Kohl. Volpp. Tibbets. Ban
ning. Wilcox. McGrcw. Varner and B.irt
Ilnr. . ,
Public printing Mnrehead. chairman:
Tyner. Bartos. Smith of Fillmore and
Railroads Volpp. chairman: Horton.
Sklles. Ollls. Tyner. Banning. Barman.
Jensen and Smith or Boone.
Reform schools, asylums for the feeble
minded and homes for the friendless
Jensen, chairman; Sklles. B.irtos. Bodln'
son and Kemp.
Revenue Riumriu. chairman: Barton.
Lee. Talcott. Vanier. Cox of Kearney
Retail and commerce (new committee)
Cordeal. chiirman: Banning. Rodlnson.
Tyner :uul Battling.
School lands and funds Reynolds,
chairman: Alberts. Bodinson. Selleck and
Smith of Fillmore.
Soldiers' homes Pickens, chairman:
TV.leott. Burman. irartliajc ami arner.
SUite prisons L'-c chairman: Pickens.
Placek. Cox of Hamilton and Hoagt-tud.
I'niversiti s and normal schools Bod
inson. cbainrati: Sklles. .Morche.id. Ban
ning. Brown. Reynolds and Battling.
New Orleans. La. Religious re
form, for ten years denied the people
or Nicaragua, has been restored by
an edict Issued by President Estrada.
A copy of the edict has just reached
By orders of President Estrada, the
Moravian mission "schools of German
protestant denominations along the
east coast have been permitted to re
open. These schools were ordered
closed by General Jose Santos Zelaya
almost a decade ago, on the charge
that they were disseminating ideas
contrary to those of the government
and of a revolutionary character.
Ready for Guaranty Law.
Secretary Royse of the state bank
ing board has forwarded copies of the
guaranty of deposit law which will
be enforced as soon as a mandate is
received from the supreme court of
the United States. He asks bankers
to study the law so that they will be
prepared to comply with Its provi
sions as soon as it goes into effect.
The State bank at Endicott. in Jef
ferson county, has been discontinued
and the business was turned over to
the Bonham bank of Fairbury. The
resources of tho community were not
considered sulficient to justify a fur
ther continuance of the bank.
Prison Shirt Maker's Grief.
Max Kohn of Chicago, who is look
ing after the interests of the com
pany that has a contract for convict
labor to make workingmen's shirts at
the Nebraska state penitentiary, came
before the new board of public lands
and buildings with a tale of woe. lie
says he cannot pay the G2H. cents a
day for the 100 or more convicts he
employs and his reasons are numer
ous, including the allegation that
there is no discipline at the prison.
Maupin to Address Pcuitrymen.
Labor Commissioner Will Maupin
will deliver an address January IS
before the Nebraska state poultry as
sociation. He will confine his re
marks, if enough time is aliated him.
to "Tho Nebraska Hen. as She Is and
Ought to Be."
Governor Aldrich issued a commis
sion to Charles A. Randall as state
fire warden. Mr. Randall will take
possession of the office today, A. V.
.Johnson, the appointee of Governor
ALL OVEI NEI11SKA
Fatal Accidental Sheeting.
Nance County. Upon the farm of
T. J. Ctssna, four;' miles west of FNul-,
lertoa. the 1-l-yearoM son accidental
ly shot and killed the father. The
two had. gene 'info a" draw to shoot
rabbits and it was while thus engag
ed the accident occurred.
Horse Blanket Thief Arraigned.
Gage County. Granville Smith, a
young farmer chargedwith stealing
horse blankets and robes from the
buggy of Harry Larson, of Fllley,
was arraigned in county court and
pleaded not guilty. His case was set
for hearing later and he was released
on bond of S1.000. ' '
Mail by Automobile. ,
Dawson County. The mail between
Gothenberg and Arnold, a distance of
45 miles, is being carried by automo
bile'. This 'is one of the few routes
in the United States where the gov
ernment allows the use of the auto.
The car makes the round trip of 90
miles every other day.
Chadron's Record Good One.
Dawes County. The year's, record
for the city of Chadron is satisfac
tory to its citizens. Uniting; the im
povements made under contracts the
total shows $625,360 for the year 1910.
Many smaller and some large build
ings have been erected, so that an
estimate of $700,000 is moderate for
C. F. Wright Breaks Jail.
Gage County. C. F. Wright, of
Gage county, who is wanted at Wy
more for wife desertion, made bis
escape at Manhattan, Kans., where
he was being held for the Gage coun
ty officers. Wright deserted his wife
and three small children at Wymore,
leaving them in destitute circum
stances. The family is being cared
for by charitably inclined citizens.
Nebraska Bank Law.
Announcement that the Nebraska
bank guaranty law, recently held good
by the United States supreme court,
will not be placed in effect for 40
days, was made by Attorney General
Marton. Mr. Martin said that under
the law governing procedure in the
supreme court 40 days are allowed
has elapsed nothing will be done in
for the defeated parties to file a mo
tion for a rehearing. Until this time
the way of placing the law in effect.
Court in Sixth District.
Merrick County. Judges Conrad
Hollenbeck and George H. Thomas
are sending out cards announcing the
terms of court in the Sixth judicial
district for the coming year. Their"
list is made up as follows:
Colfax County January 0, May 1.
Dodge County February 13, May
15. November '11.
Merrick County January ::0. May
1, November 1.
Nance County March C. June 15.
i5. November 27
-February 13. May
Farmers Resist Fence Moving.
Merrick County. A long line of
broken down posts and severed
strands of barb wire tell" of the fierce
resistance which is being made by
tho land owners along the Union Pa
cific agaiust the company's attempt
to set Its fences over 200 feet on
either side of its track on the gov
ornmont sections, where it claims its
400 feet of right-of-way.
Two or three weeks ago the fences
an ihe Blc-vins farm were cut and now
on the M inter farm not only have
the wires been cut. but the posts
have been also cut down in places,
so that there is scarcely a bit of tho
Tonee standing which was recently
put up. The matter will he tried out
In the courts.
Bank Officers Indicted.
Cass County. The federal grand
Jury returned indictments against A.
D. Welton and Lawrence Daft, re
spectively president and cashier of
the First National bank of Green
wood. Neb. President Welton is
charged with embezzlement on IS
rounts and Cashier Daft with aiding
and abetting embezzlement.
Third Death from Accident.
Morrill County. As the result of
an explosion of a dynamite cartridge
at Wheatland. Wyo.. Harry Towns-end
son of William Townsend. a contrac
tor living near Morrill. Neb., was
badly injured and is dead as a result
of the injuries. His brother was in
jured in the same accident, but not
fatally. Mr. Townsend and his two
boys were engaged in constructing
an irrigation ditch and were blasting
rock. They had planted a cartridge
which failed to go oh" and they were
trying to dig it out when, without
warning, tho cartridge exploded, kill
ing one man and injuring several oth
ers, among them the two Townsend
boys. This is the third dcatli as a
result of the accident.
Buffalo Poor Farm Costly.
Buffalo County. Buffalo county's
poor farm was. in spite, of its 240
acres of rich soil, an expensive propo
sition in 1910. as shown by tlte annu
al report of the superintendent.
Wheat Thief to Friron.
Cass County. Jack Crawford was
escorted by Sheriff Quintin and E. II.
Tritsch to the penitentiary at Lin
coln. The crime to which Crawford
pleaded guilty was that or stealing
100 bushels of wheat from the bin of
Cherry County, The federal grand
Jury has rcpored an indictment
against Everett Eldred. a wealthy
cattleman or Cherry county, for fraud
ulently obtaining possession of a num
ber of government patents.
Record Price For Rnch.
Jefferson County. Probably the
largest sum ever paid for one piece
of land in Jefferson" county was re
ceived by Isaac Bonham when he sold
a i onn-acre ranch near Reynolds,
1 southwest of Fairbury. for 56,000.
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years age I
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alga and dry
Mk Chas. L. Sauer.
altitude to sea level armed too much
Car n and I became afflicted with ca
tarrh and cold In the head, and general
debility to such-an extent as to almost
Incapacitate tarn for attending; to my
-I was Induced ts try Psrtma, and
after taking several bottles Jn small
doses I am pleased to say I was entire
ly restered to my former normal condi
tion and have ever since recommended
the use of -Peruna. to my friends.
Ask Yomr Druggist for m Frew Psruma
AtMsmmsc tor 1911.
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HIOES and FURS
Hlcacat Maitot Frica Paid. Writ ftsr Prtea LUt
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LOVE AND THE AEROPLANE
erne Good Advice far These Daring
Mortals Who Weuhf Do Their
Secure a nice roomy aeroplane, and
place in It an old-fashioned sofa or
armchair. Then put the girl in. get
In yourself and turn on the power.
Do not be In any hurry. Get far
enough up so that you can be preoc
cupied for a few moments without
It is just as well to strap the girl
In. She can't get away, of course, but
you can kiss a girl In an aeroplane"
much easier if she is firmly secured.
Always keep one hand on the steer
ing apparatus and the other on the
girl; but If worst comes to worst. let
go the steering apparatus.
The following schedule. If adhered
to. will prevent ordinary accidents:
Five hundred feet up. hold girl's
Six hundred feet up, arm around her
Seven hundred feet, drop everything
and hold girl, working steering appa
ratus with both feet.
Be careful, when you alight, not to
eomo down near & church. In the ex
element of the occasion you may for
get yourself and marry the girl.
Many fatal accidents have resulted in
this manner. Puck.
A Little Mixed.
Admiral Evans, at a luncheon In
San Francisco, said of a naval policy
"It Is mixed and illogical. It re
minds me of Bob Backstay, who be
came engineer on a submarine.
" 'Bob,' said a friend, 'don't you find
It dangerous work, this knocking
about in a submarine deep beneath
"'Yes, very dangerous, Backstay
admitted, 'but a man's got to do some
thing, you know, to keep his head
A Poultry Problem.
"Which Is correct," ask the sum
mer boarder who wished to air his
knowledge, "to speak of a sitting hen
or a setting hen?"
"I don't know." replied the farm
er's wife, "and what's more. I don't
care. But there's one thing I would
like to know: when a ben cackles,
has she been laying, or Is she lying?"
Companions In Misery.
Ella For all ssd words of tongue
Stella Forget it; I'm an old maid
"What do you do for a living. Mose?"
"I'se de manager ob a laundry."
"What's the name of this laundry?
The Happy Reply
A crisp, dainty food that
pleases young and old.
Serve vrilh cream or milk
(hot or cold).
"The Memory lingers"
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