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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : BIOTJTAY AUGUST 19. 1888.-TWELVE PAGEa
U , P , TRAIN ROBBERS FOILED ,
± Bandits Try to Hold Up the EastBound -
' ' < , A BRAVE BRAKEMAN FOOLS THEM
Frank Tlllnmn Ilcfttgc * to Throw Up
Ills lianas and Is Shot Twioo An
other Trainman and Ono
; . Kobbcr Wounded.
Work of Wyoming Dcipcradoes.
CmirENNK , Wyo. , August 18. [ Special
ttolcgram to Tun BEE. ] An attempt was
made at 0 o'clock this morning to hold up
and rob the Union Pacific cast bound passen
ger train No. 2 at Dana water tank , near
Rawllns. The train was stopped to take
Water. Suddenly three masked men stopped
out of the darkness and confronted the engl-
nper , fireman and front brakeman with rc-
Volvor.s , commanding them ut the same tlmo
to throw up their hands. The engineer and
fireman compiled , but Brnkcmau Frank
Tlllman , a stout , muscular young
tnan , refused. Bo put out hlb
I lantern and grappled with his robber , throwIng -
Ing him down and rolling him in the ditch.
Tillmnn then ran to the express car to got a
tun.'when the robbers flrcd on him , wound
ing him in the arm and hip.
The shots brought out the express mcsscn-
ccr and postal clerk , who opened flro on the
robbers , ono of whom was shot In the log
but was carried off by his companions , who ,
nftcr returning the fire of the trainmen , fled
to the hills.
During the fusllado Fireman Nash was
phot In the arm. Ills wound nnd those of
Tlllman are not serious. The passengers ,
awakened by the firing , wcro intensely excited -
cited , but afterwards did good service In at
tempting to pursue the robbers.
At 8 o'clock this morning a posse , consist
ing of the sheriff of Carbon county nnd fif
teen armed nnd mounted cowboys , started on
the trull of the robbers , who will doubtless
" be captured to-day. The governor of the territory
ritory and Su | > eriiitondent Dickinson huvo
each offered u reward of 8300 for every man
RuM-ijis , Wyo. , August 18. [ Special Tel
cgram to TIIK Bun. ] A posse of twelve men ,
led by Deputy Sheriff Thomas Hunks of this
, r : . county , with their horses and rlllcs , left
JRawllns on a special train fo r Dana. After
reaching there they soon struch the trail of
the robbers leading north. Their camp was
found and the places where their horses were
picketed. The horses were newly shod.
ITonr hours after the start , eight men well
firmed wcro seen crossing the Union Pacifies
* track two and one-half miles east of
Carbon , or thirty miles cast of the
pceno of the attack , heading south.
ft is supposed that these men
ftro the robbers , nnd that they started north
pud made a detour to the east , then headed
South for Nortli Park , Colo. A posse has
Started from Carbon in pursuit. Another
posse loft Laramlo early In the morning for
tforth Park to Intercept them if possible.
The entire country is aroused , and many
parties uro in pursuit. The robbers are sup
posed to belong to the Totou Basin Juokson
Rang of outlawed cow-punchers , and n des
perate resistance will bo made if overtaken.
The Intention Is to take no captlvo ullvo.
The Passengers Interviewed.
NOHTII PIATTE , Neb. , August 18. [ Special
Telegram to THE BEE.J From passengers on
union Pacific train No. 2 to-night your cor-
pospondout learned the following particulars
" concerning the attempted train robbery :
As the train wus stopped at Dana's tank , a
lonesome sidetrack ten miles cast of Edson ,
Wyo. , at 8:80 : Saturday morning , the en-
pineer , while engaged in oiling his engine ,
was confronted by a man wearing a mask ,
prmed with two revolvers , who ordered him
to throw up his hands. Tbo engineer
, obeyed In a dilatory way , bucking
up towards the cub while the
Would-bo robber begun shooting in u promis
cuous way , missing the engineer but wound-
ng the fireman slightly in the nrra. Brake
nun Tillson , uttructcd by the rumpus , run
: ownrd the engine. Tillson was stopped by
mother of the gang and ordered to throw up
its hands. Ho responded by dropping his
antorn and picking up a largo
> lcco of slate. Ho went for his assailant ,
mocking him senseless. A number of shots
\\-oro now fired , two taking effect on Tillson ,
bno each in his loft arm and hip. By this time
the engineer had reached the cab and had
the train already In motion , backing It up to
Edson where they waited until a posse ar
rived from Rawlins , after which 'the train
proceeded on its way east ,
> This was all the fighting that occurred ,
the robbers , evidently being foiled In their
fattempt by the manly and heroic action of
Tillson und the engineer. Their plan seems
to have been to capture the engine nnd run
, khe tram to some point where they expected
tnoro help and thnn go through the express
; ar and passengers. As near as can bo
earned there were about ton men In
ho gang , they of course having plenty
if time to get away whllo tbo
, ralu was going to Edson. A posse started
mt after the robbers from Rowllns nnd
Laramlo Immediately on receipt of thn news
uid the prospects are good for capturing
Tillson was taken to the Denver hospital ,
the wound in his arm causing him considera
ble pain. _
New * ) at the Headquarters.
News of the attempted robbery was re
ceived ut the Union Pacific headquarters
Yesterday and created considerable sur-
print. ' , us this wns the first robbery attempted
Dn the Union Pacific for over ten years.
IV reward of $500 has been offered
for the capture of the would-be
robbers. nnd a sheriff and posse
> f men from Uawlln's are pressing hard after
< & . iheni. The Union Pacific officials credit the
; raln's crow with great bravery In keeping
, ho robbers at buy.
After the attempted raid , the train backed
pp to the next station und lay there till morn-
pig. The train Is duo hero at 7:50 : a.m. to
day , but probably will not reach Omuha
[ Until noon on account of the delay.
| Itrotliorhood Mon at North Platto.
v t > NoitTii PI.ATTK , Nob. , August 19. [ Spec
< tr - ial Telegram to Tim BKB. ] The members of
Lodgu No. 88 , Brotherhood of Locomotive
R , Engineers ut North Plutto celebrated the
Cw.cuty-flfth anniversary of their order by n
fraud ball at Lloyds opera house last oven-
C ug. Able speeches were mndo by George
iV. Vroman , T. Fulton Grunt und J. S.
Sloagland. The hall was artistically decorated -
ted and thronged with the ollta of tha city.
A number ol visitors were present from
JQrand Island , Sidney and Choycnuo.
A Pole Raising at Papllllou.
P-iriLLKiN , Neb. , August IS. [ Special
Telegram toTiicBce. ] To-day has been a
Brand day for Sarpy county republicans. A
Harrison and Morton polo was raised 107
feet long above the ground. Suspended on
the. polo was an old campaign fiug , used in
the city of Bellevue In 1603. Speeches were
tnado by Hon. John M. Thurston , John L.
fWobsterand W. J. Connell. Music was
Furnished by the Union cornet band oi
Another Regulator Outrage.
OKTKA , MUs. , August 18. Ir. W. F. Sim-
J > Jaons , ex-member of the legislature , anil
pnoofthe largest merchants ot this city ,
Vros shot this morning by Lee Hinson. pr ,
i , , Bitumens took u very decldod'stund ngalnil
Iho practice of "regulating" in his neigh-
t' .1 t > orhood , and thus incurred the cimlty : ol
* * 'kcvernl parsons In that section.
Urand Trunk Taken a Tumble.
MoxTKBti , , August IS. A London cable
fays that tbo Crank Trunk railway state
' ' . ( ment of tbo last halt year , Just Issued , Is
* * 'considered unfavorable , and stock has fallen
The cross receipts were 1,700,000 , and the
Vrorklnj : expanse * l'i 4,20u , A balance u !
tS'J.WO is avHlInok for dividends.
August 18. In the house
the committee of foreign affairs reported for
Immediate consideration the senate bill to
prevent the coming of Chinese laborers Into
the United States , with an amendment re
pealing the acts of MayO , 1883 , and July
5 , 1884 , the repeal to take effect on the ratifi
cation of the pending treaty :
Mr. McCreary stated that owing to the
fact that the senate had amended the treaty ,
It had to bo returned to China for ratification
by that government , nnd that It would bo
probably the first of next year before the
treaty could bo agreed upon. The object of
the bill , ho said , was to curry out the provis
ions of the treaty as soon ns ratified by both
Mr. O'Neill of Missouri said that every
two years congress passed a Chinese bill ns
nn Incident of the political campaign. In
California the people scorned to want them.
The laboring people did not want them , but
the better class of people In California did.
Mr. Fulton interrupted to say that the
Callfornlans were obliged to employ Chinese
labor because they had no other.
Mr. O Nelll replied that they should adver
tise in the cast , where there were great num
bers of unemployed laborers. Convict labor
wus absorbing all the great trades.
Mr. Yost of Virginia asked who was re
sponsible for the failure to take up the con
vict labor bill.
Mr. O'Neill ' replied that the gentleman
from Iowa ( Lyumn ) had objected on the last
Mr. Lyman denied that ho had objected to
the labor bill. Hu had merely Insisted on
having a day sot for conslderinir the bill.
Mr. Bynum of Indiana said that the re
publican party hod favored opening the doors
to cheap labor , but wanted them closed on
cheap goods. Ho said that the
republican candidate for the presi
dency , whllo in the senate , had voted
In favor of every amenument which
conferred greater rights upon the Chinese.
On the other hand , Thurman had declared
himself in the seirnto as in favor of a restric
tion of Chinese immigration. Ho hoped that
the bill would pass with the proposed amend
ment. The democrats could glvo It their
earnest support without stultifying their
Mr. Dlngloy , of Maine , Inquired how It was
that the democratic party had not acted upon
the question of Chinese immigration when it
had control of both houses during the Twen
Mr. Bynum replied that the question had
not been brought up by any representative of
the Pacific coast during that congress ,
Mr. Dingley replied that Mr. Page , of Cal
ifornia , had introduced a bill , but It had never
boon acted upon by the house or sonnU ) .
Mr. Bynum "Tho vote of the president of
the republican party had killed legislation up
to that timq. " . .
Mr. Felton , of California , said that the
facts would not ndrnlt of the Chinese ques
tion being made a party question. The people
ple of the Pacific coast , regardless of party ,
opposed the incoming of Chlneso.
Mr. Owen of Indiana replied to what ho
characterized us an especial address to the
voters of Indiana made by his colleague and
denied the charges made as to the record ol
the republican party and Its standard bearer
upon the Chlneso question. In regard to the
choree that Harrison had read before a lit
erary society a paper in which ho advocated
free and unrestricted immigration of the
Chlneso , ho said that General Harrison , over
his own signature , had denied having done
any such thing. The gentleman's speech
sought to Impress the public with the
thought that the republican party was in
favor of importing Chinese and pauper labor
because it was cheap. The party that had
built up tbo protective system in this country
until the wuga workers in the land were the
best paid , best feu , and the best housed und
most intelligent and prosperous of any wage
workers in the world , was not the party in
favor of the importation of Chinese
or other pauper labor. The geu-
tleman had charged that General Harrison
risen had voted against every bill
to restrict Chinese immigration. Ho denied
that charge. General Harrison had opposed
the Chlneso bill , but the basis of his opposi
tion hud been that it was in violation of treaty
obligations. Whllo General Harrison had
taken that position , and stood by it manfully ,
ho had not indicated by any net or word that
ho was in favor of Chinese immigration.
General Harrison had said that ho stood foi
the honor of his government , and that the
treaty should bo enforced in letter and spirit
until by proper action It should bo abrogated.
In thut position General Harrison had shown
himself so broad in his statesmanship , so true
to American interests , so straightforward
and consistent in his course , that when , at
Chicago , people of the Pacific coast could not
get their first choice that grandest leader oi
America , James G. Blainc they gave tneit
votes solidly to Benjamin Harrison , and said
that his record was squarely tor the interests
of America on the Chinese question. The
whole chuructcr of Benjamin Harrison was
in favor of that which was called instinctively
the American idea.
Pending further debate the house ad
A ROAD HOUSC HOW.
Two Coons and the Best Gala and
a Crowd of Jehus.
Two colored boys , Garth and Leaper , are
badly used up. They hired a carriage and
took their girls out to Hill's ro nd house ,
Whllo there they got into an altercation ,
Leuper struck his girl on account of some
disagreement , and Garth slugged him because -
cause ho did so. Then Leapor's girl struck
Garth because ho interfered , after which the
row became gedcrul. The fracas extended
out on to the verandah of the house , and
some hackmen and loungers seeing Garth
strike his woman joined in the row. Gartli
nfter making a strong fight was downed.
His girl in the meantime had mode her way
back to Omaha in the hack with her compan
ions. Garth walked back , and after encoun
tering the numerous barb wire fences on
route arrived minus clothing nnd a counten
ance which resembled n squeezed lemon.
There were threats of organizing a band of
negro's to go nnd clean out Hill's outfit last
night , but good counsel and the appearance
of a patrol wagon full of oflleeis prevented i
raid , and possibly fatal results.
A Bold Ilohhory.
Charles Tyron , of Muskegan , Mich. , was
robbed of a big valise at the Union Paclfie
depot last night. Ho had been a guest ol
the Windsor hotel and loft to take the !
o'clock train for the west.
Ho Is n very sick man on his way to Call
fornla. Ho was sitting in the waiting rooir
when the train came In , and asked a mar
near by to curry n heavy grip into the car
offering to pay him. The man took the
valtso. walked through the car , got off at the
opposite end and skipped before the slcl
man could glvo an alarm.
The vullso wns filled with clothing am1
business papers. Mr. Tyron returned to the
hotel to await developments.
an Them All In.
A Council Bluffs siren came to Omaha last
night to have some fun. Whllo in n saloon oi
Tenth street she permitted a man to sit 01
her lap. Shortly after ho arose she dls
covered that her watch wns gone. She callei
several young mem to help her find the miss
Ing Jewelry. During the search the wholi
batch were arrested. At the Jnil the womai
was unable to gwo a distinct explanation o
how the affair happened. She declared posl
lively that she had drunk nothing but plali
"Missouri. " Tenth street "budge , " however
over , had accomplished Its end and she wen
into the cage. The others went free.
The democratic county committee met at
Julius Meyer's rooms yesterday aftornooi
and fixed on August 34 as the day for hold
Ing the primaries for the election of delegate
to the county convention. The Utter-will b
hold on the iMh and will select delegates t
the congressional and the state convention !
Wa hln ton Brevities.
Secretary Endlcott left the city Frlda ;
night for Sale-m , Mass. , whore ho will sta ,
about two weeks. General MoFcoly willac
In his absence.
Speaker Carlisle says that ho will inoo
Blalno In Joint debate on the tariff questio
if'.ho national commlttoo considers such
The X el low Jack.
JACKSONVILLE , August 18. Only ono ne\
casij of yellow fever has appeared to-daj
One died last night and two cases Were dh
charged as cured to-day , leaving elghtee
under treatment. Total cases to date , thirty
POLITICS OVER THE STATE ,
Various County Conventions Moot
and Cheese Delegates.
THE REUNION AT BROKEN BOW.
tV Very Successful Affair Old Settlers
at Gresham Mttrrlsh Gets Four
Years A MIUI'M Arm Crushed
Other Htuto News.
Kcpublicaii County Conventions. , .
Auiiunx , Neb. , August 18. [ Special Tolo-
gratn to THE BEE.1 The republicans o'f No-
inahn county held their convention at "tho
court house In Auburn this afternoon. ' But'
ow delegates were absent , ana un enthasl-
ustlc meeting wus had , These assembled
vero entertained by speeches from Hofli J.
S. Church , Hon. Church Howe , ColonolTSaiu'
tlch , Colonel T. J. Majors , J. P. Crothorhtiil.
others. The following delegates were chosen
0 the state convention : Church Howe. J.
W. Lash , T. J. Majors , R. Corycll , J. H.
'opiman , W. Kerns , J , O. Redforn , Jerry
Murlott , .loft Cummins. The followlng.worc
chosen to the congressional district con voli
tion : Church Howe , Dr. Dick Dally , E. B.
lubbard , T. J. Mnjors , Frank Woodward ,
I. L. Melviii , J. W.Armstrong , Frank Hand ,
A. C. Dunn.
The delegation to the state convention was
nstructcd .to support General John M.
1'hayer for governor. It was decided not ad
visable to put out n county ticket ut present ,
nnd the convention adjourned to October 0 ,
when a ticket will bo nominated by the same
BHOKKN Bow , Nob. , August 18. [ Special
.0 TIIK BKK.J The republicans of the county
icld their convention hero yesterday. The
Hon. L. Jowett , cashier of the First National
junk , wus nominated for senator and the
; Ion. II. M. Sullivan , James Whitohuad and
John E. Sargnnt for representatives.
DAKOTA CITV , Neb. , August IS. [ Special
to Tin : BEK. ] The Dakota City republicans
liold n caucus at the court house yesterday at
1 p. m. nnd elected the following delegates
to county convention to be held nt the same
; > luee next Monday : John T. Spencer , Lloyd
Lcomor , W. P. Ruthbun , Bert Harden ,
GJeorgu H. Fuir , Albert Hoikcs , Mcll A.
Schmidt , Louis Ambrecht , R. E. Evans ,
George T. Woods nnd George L. Boals. jr.
DAVID CITV , Neb. , August 18. Special
Telegram to TIIK Bun. ] Iho Butler county
rcpuullcun convention met hero to-day and
nominuted deleeates to the state convention
as follows : M. Gould , H. Stcelo , T. Roberts ,
Charles II. Walker , E. M. Thayer , George
Wunsecr , Thomas Jensen , James Grior , A.
Pnrdoo. John Harper , of this county , the
unanimous choice of the convention as can
didate for the office of state treasurer , was
allowed to select the delegation. Resolu
tions were adopted favoring the submission
of the prohibition question to the people of
the state ut the earliest time possible , not as
u third party measure , but as the sentiments
of the majority of the republican party. The
delegates elected were not instructed , but
considerable interest was manifested for the
selection of Attorney General Loose , who
lias won the friendship of the voters of this
county , and both Harper nnd Leeso , if nomi
nated , will poll much more than a party vote
in tills county.
POXCA , Neb. , August 18. [ Special Tele
gram to TIIK BKK. ] Yesterday the republi
can convention met nt Wakellcld and nomi
nated A. D. Whitford for representative for
this , Dlxun , county and A. E. Barnes for
county attorney. The delegates to the re
publican state convention are as follows : F.
M. Dorsoy , William Wurnonek , C. W. Guer-
noy , C. E. Hunter , AVilliam Huso , Jr. , Will-
lain M. Wheeler.
Unimex. Neb. , August IS. [ Special Tele
gram to THE BKE. ] The Thayer county re
publican convention was held to-day. lion.
E. M. Corroll was endorsed for lieutenant
governor , Hon. F. M. Wethcrald received the
delegation for stnto senator , Hon. S. A.
Truosdoll was rcnomlnated for representa
tive , C. L. Richards was rcnomiuatcd for
county attorney nnd George Holes was re-
nominated for county commissioner.
GKXKVA , Neb. , August 18. [ Special Tclo
gram to TUB BEK. ] The Filmoro county re
publican convention was held in this city tula
afternoon. On motion of John Barsby n resolution
elution to instruct the delegates to the state
convention to use all honorable means to se
cure the nomination of William Leeso for
nttornoy general was carried unanimously.
Hon. J. A. Dcmstcr nnd Hon. J. R. Ballurd
were renouilnnted by acclamation for repre
sentatives , and Captain II. L. Real for the
senate. A resolution In favor of submitting
the prohibitory amendment carried. W. C.
Sloan was renominated for county attorney.
The stuto delegates are Peter Younger , C.
Miller , W. R. Guylord , J. M. Fisher , J. Jen
sen , W. J. Hildreth , II. Palmer und J. M.
CLAV CENTEH , Neb. , August 18. [ Special
Telegram to Tun BII : : . ] The democratic
county convention of Clay county , hold hero
to-day , nominated the following ticket : For
representatives , L. L. Johnson , of Inland ,
nnd John E.Edgar ; forcouuty commissioner ,
N. A. Overturof. First district , and S. J.
McKlloy , Third district. The delegates to
the state convention were Instructed for
Prof. Thrushor , of Edgar , for state superin
tendent of public instruction.
FALLS CmNeb. . , August 10. [ Special
Telegram to TIIK BKB. ] At the republican
primaries hero to-day the following delegates
were chosen : G. II. Foal , W. E. Dorrinaton ,
J. C. Yaty , W. H. Kerr , J. R. Wlllloto , J. P.
Lorploy , H. L. Randall. Isham Roavis , Reuben
Hurrix , E. J. Hulbrook , A. E. Gauit , J. O.
Glluian nnd J. F. Casoy. The submission
question in this county carried. The cntlro
county will probably go for submission. The
delegates are uninstructed.
HASTINGS , Nob. , August 18. [ Special
Telegram to TIIK BKK. | The Adams county
republicans in convention hero this afternoon
selected the following delegates to the state
convention : C. J. Dllworth , M. L. Elsmore ,
C. H. Doitrich. J. F. Bulciiger , C. A. Gard
ner , II. Bostwick , E. A , Boalich , A. R. Van
Sickle , F. P. Olmstead , B. F. Smith , F . N.
Doming , E. N. Crane , C. Wilson , P. Warner ,
A resolution approving the action of the
state board of transportation in reducing
local railroad rates was defeated by the
adoption of u substitute approving the board's '
action wherein discrimination is made in
favor of certain localities. The legislative
nominations for this county will bo made by
another convention yet to bo called. The
delegation to-day Is favorable to Einsel for
state treusujor. but no further preferences
ALIIIOX , Nob. , August 18. [ Special Tele
gram to Tun BKK. ] The republican county
convention mot to-day und made the follow
ing nominations : For representatives of the
Twenty-second district , A. P. Brink , of
Cedar Rapids ; A. J. Price , of Albion , for
county attorney ; L. W. Brumun , for commis
sioner. The delegates to the stuto conven
tion wcro instructed to vote for John Peters
for state auditor and the representatives
were instructed to vote for there-election of
KBAIINBY , Nob. , August 18. [ Special Tel
egram to TUB BKK. ] The republican county
convention assembled hero to-day. George
Evuns , tno present county nttornoy , WUH re-
uoinluatod by acclamation. R. K. Potter , of
Elm Crook , und Henry Floldgrove , of Shelton -
ton , received the nomination for representa
tives. O. H Connor selected his own delegates
to the senatorial convention. L. S. Irvin ,
who Is a candidate for attorney general , was
authorized by the convention to select dele
gates to the state convention. Ho named
the following : R. H. Eaton , A. G. Scott ,
E. O. Hostettcr , H. Gibbons , F. E. Taylor
L. K. Robertson , Ira Johnson , J. T. Malla-
lieu , J. P. Hart man. Bon Goodoll , G. II.
Cutting , B. H. Goulding , E. B. Jones and
George E. Evans.
PAMLLIO.V , Neb , , August ia [ Special Tel
egram to TUB BKE. ] The county convention
was held hero to-day and nominated the fol
lowing delegates to attend the state and con
gressional conventions : To the state con
vention : I. D. Clarke , J. M. Ward , A. L.
Spearman , William Smith and George
Becker. To tha congressional convention
M. P. Brown , E. P. Swain , Henry Gottscho.
H. F. Clarke and S. Bltchio. * Tbo delegates
to the concresslonal convention were in
structed for W. J. Council , of Omaha.
HB.NKLEMAN , Neb. , August 18 , [ Special
Telegram to TUB BEE. ] The republican
county convention to-day nominated W. B.
Itoby for commissioner and G. D. Pierce for
county attorny , and chose a delegation for O.
E. Butterfleld for representative from this
CENTRAL CITV , Neb. , August 18. [ Special
Telegram to TUB BKE. J The Morrlck county
republicans to-Uay renominated F. Sweet for
representative. The senatorial delegates fa
vor Frcaont Hoy. W. F. Thompson was re-
E. Davln , C. C. ty d. Jrero chosen delegates
to the state convp ttot ; J. U. Candy , Thomas
Small , U. F. See * , 0oF. BalnE. , Jordan , D.
E. W. Jones , 1 hH1 Stelunuor nnd W. H.
Wilson to the con regional convention nnd
John Little , D. IJL.BAvls , H. P. Worthom ,
O. C. Mcadcr , J. ( S Dorty , H. F. Morwln ,
J. G. Sloan and IVWdiPepoon to the sena
torial convention. UafcolutIon's were adopted
endorsing Hon. n. > < * " . Mandcrson for re
election to tbavVnJtad States senate , In
structing bur rclJWSentatlVo to work for the
submission of the prohibition amendment
ami Instructing the delegates to vote solidly
for William Leeso for attorney general. Ju
lius Hhodes nnd EM. Berry wcro nominated
far the legislature. ; Q. It. Martin , of Table
Hock , wus nominated for commissioner and
H. C. Llndsoy forcounty attorney.
.SHWA.KD , Nob. , August IS. [ Special Tele
gram to-TiiK Hun. ] Prlinurles were held to
day throughout the county. The delegates
to the county convention are unanimous for
The Norfolk Kncnnipniciit.
NOUKOLK , Neb. , Augt'st 18. [ Special to
TIIK Bui ; . ] Arrangements nro now. almost
completed anil the 27th day of August will
llnd the Grand Army b'oys of Nebraska once
more tenting at Camp Chtl Sheridan. This
year the encampment promises tq bo more
than ever n success. Colonel L. O. Wush-
burn , the quartermaster of the department ,
aided by the local committee , are sparing no
efforts to make it so. Fifteen hundred scats
have been procured nnd are now on their
way to the grounds. The best of well water
will bo found in the camp , und those wish
ing to Indulge In the luxury
of Ice , can have it free upon application.
Ample preparations have been made lor pro
visioning the force , und the only things
barred from the camp uro whisky and gambl
ing. The attractions will bo superior to
those of previous encampments. Among
them will bo the presence of the Second
regiment from Omaha , which will go into
camp on the With , und n sham battle that will
remind the veterans of the stormy days of
' (11 ( and show their younger companions how
they won the fight for the union.
Shot By a Kulllnn.
Grmr HOCK , Nob. , August 18. [ Special
Telegram to THE Buii.l The citizens of
Guide Uock nro Intensely excited over un
unprovoked nnd murderous assault that oc
curred lust night at Tulbot's hull , in which
Billy Montgomery was shot through the
right hip , and Charley Grant , clerk in the
Guido Uouk bunk , received a bullet in the
right side Just above the stomach. A dnnco
was in progress at the hall , and u young man
named Cole , who desires the reputation of n
western desperado , was ejected on account
of drunkenness , and-when the dance broke
up flrcd four shots into the crowd us it wus
leaving the hall with results as above. The
whole town was much excited und fifty to
ono hundred people hunted the assassin dur
ing the remainder of the night , capturing
him this morning. Ho Is now in Jail. There
is strong talk of lynching him , und if Grunt
dies , which is more thnn probable , it is
thought the law .will not be allowed to take
its course. i > , -j
A neitnloii- , Broken Bow.
BIIOKKX Bow , NQb. , , August 17. [ Special
to Tin : BKK. ] Yesterday closed a chapter in
the history of Custpr county thot will con
tinue in prominence in the futnro in th5
memories of nil who gathered at Broken
Bow , as a very mcnorablo | occasion. It was
the first real oflorMo h'old n reunion in this
ereut county and the success that attended
those who undertook the scheme wus extra
ordinary. Insteitd'of a few hundred people
gathering as was'o'xpeClcd by the majority ,
the number wus swelled into thousands , nnd
on We'dnesduy. vjlflth tvas Governor's day ,
there wcro fully Wight jthousand people on
the grounds. In the afternoon of that day
Governor 'ihnyer ' udflressed the people. Prof.
Colson lidded to thpjWurucHon by presenting
each evening the f'Spy of Atlantic. "
A Painful Acciilo nt.
DAKOTA CITV , Neb. , August IS [ Special to
Tun BKK. ] Henry Carney , a young man as
sisting the corn-shellers at this place to opo-
ruto their machine , met with u very serious
accident yesterday ufternoon , Whllo at
tempting to step upon the platform of the
horsepower he missed his footing , catching
heel of his loft foot between the sweep und the
n crossbar completely tearing the llcsh there
from and otherwise bruised his leg. Dr.
Wilkinson was summoned and dressed the
wound. The patient at this writing is rest
ing very comfortably.
Northern Nebraska Crops.
O'Nnn.L , Nob. , August 18. [ Snoclal to
Tin : BKK. ] A correspondent , writing from
hero , says the smaltgrain In northwestern
Nebraska is a failure. This is not correct.
Whllo there are souio localities , where the
hull struck , that small grain is a failure , the
crop in general is not a failure , but is n fair
yield , and in some localities n good , big crop.
Com , though u little lute , never was hotter ,
and If the present favorable weather con
tinues , will boa good crop , and much of it
will bo first class.
York County t'rolillHt Ionian.
YOUK , Nob. , August 18. [ Special Telegram
to Tun BKK. ] The York county prohibition
convention was held to-day. Hon. George
Scott , candidate for congressman from this
district wus present and made n ringing
speech and Clayton of Filmoro county , was
Indorsed for senator for tills district. J. W.
Strieker and Charles Hibbard wcro nomi
nated for representatives , A. G. Griffiths for
county attorney and N. Simmons for sheriff.
Dr.WiTT , Neb. , August IS. [ Special to
Tim BKK.I The agricultural firm of A. F.
Sulla & Son , whichf docs business upon u
commission basis , faijed to muko u satisfac
tory quurtorly settlement , consequently the
agents of all the firms who have had goods
here have cither had'a settlement or taken
their goods away , und the linn has gone to
the wall. The snpi > ofod liabilities over the
resources uro $3OOU. J
Voted Bonds to tbo North western.
SurKitiou , Nob. , August IS. [ Special Tel
egram to Tim BKC. ] The election hold hero
to-day to vote the bonds for the Chicago &
Northwestern railroad , which were guaran
teed to that company by the citi/ens some
time ago , went in favor of the bonds , tnc
vote standing b3 for to 22 uguinst. At the
city primary the submission carried by a vote
of 7 to 0.
Mtirrish Gqts Four Years.
KB tiiNi'.y , Neb. , August 18. [ Special Tele
gram to TUB BEK.I Albert Murrish , who
was on trial this weoU for killing his wife
last March , wss foupd guilty by the Jury und
sentenced to four yqars" In the penitentiary ,
He manifested an uneasiness throughout the
trial and scorned to relieved by the light
sentence when it wa . pronounced upon him ,
Palls City's Water Vorks Finished ,
FALLS CITV , Nob1. ' , ' August 18. [ Special
Telegram to TUT. B E.j The now stand pipe
of the city watcnvprks was completed yes
terday and the first water run Into It to-day ,
The waterworks are1 entirely satisfactory tc
the citizens of Falls City. The official tcsl
will take place next week some timo.
Hurt In a Runaway.
YORK , Neb. , August 18. [ Special Tele
gram to TUB BEE. ] Hon. E. A. Gilbert and
P. C , Power , esq. , two prominent attorneys ,
were thrown from a buggy this morning
The former was only slightly hurt , but the
latter sustained serious Internal Injuries.
Crashed II U Arm.
McCooK , Neb. , August 18. [ Special Tele
gram to TUB BBS. ] Thomas Campbell , t
switchman In the yard at this place , while
making a coupling this morning , got fastenoc
between the cars and had an arm crushed sc
that amputation will bo necessary.
Nominated For Senator.
ST. PAUL , Nob. , August 18. [ Special Tel
egram to THE Bee. ] Hon. Samuel N. Wo !
back was nominated by the democrats here
to-day as candidate for state senator for the
Seventeenth senatorial district.
MR , BYNUM CAUGHT IN A BOX.
Every Accusation Ho Made Is Im-
HIS TIRADE AGAINST HARRISON.
Mr. Owonpf Indiana Uovotcn Twenty
Minuted to a Complete Annihila
tion of His Bourbon Cola -
Harrlnon'ft Chinese Uncord.
WASQIKOTOX BunRAuTiiH OMAHA. Bna , )
, 513 FouuTKF.NTii STKKKT , >
WASIHNOTOX , D. C. , August 18. 1
During- consideration of the senate bill to
rosfrlot Chlneso Immigration , In the house ,
late this afternoon , Mr. Bynum , of India-
hapolis , followed the example set by his
confederate frjend , Mr. Vest , of Missouri ,
In the senate on Wednesday , und delivered
nn nttackipon General Harrison , with n
view to counteracting the exodus of labor
Totes that is taking plnco frani the demo
cratic ranks In Indiana. In general , the
character of Mr. Bynuui's remarks relating
to General Harrison's record on Chinese Im
migration was a counterpart to , If not un
adaptation of , the attempt of Senator Vest to
explode burnt jwwder. It wns n rcthreshlng
of weather-beaten straw. Ho had not spoken
a dozen sentences till It became apparent to the
members on the republican side that there
was to be an extensive series of misrepresen
tations. Dingley of Maine , Cannon of Illinois ,
Bayuoof Pennsylvania and other republicans
arose nt once to correct , seriatim , the exag
gerations , misstatemcnts und falsities us they
were uttered , but it was not the truth that
was wanted on the democratic side , and Mr.
Bynum declined to yield. Hud ho done so
but u few words now and then , us ho pro
gressed , would have been all that was neces
sary to have mude his speech ridiculous.
Mr. Dingley occupied about six minutes in
the dissection of Mr. Bynum's general state
ments affecting the record of the republican
party , nnd all thegentlemun from the Indiana
district had said was nil. Bynum hold the
republican party responsible for failure to
pass a Chinese restriction bill in 18T9 and 18 0.
Mr. Dingloy reminded him that both houses
Of congress wcro in the hands of the demo
crats then , und that they refused to print
blanks to ndopt the bill presented by Mr.
Page of California , which was ono of the
best over offered on the subject , and , further ,
the democrats In that congress refused to
carry Into effect the provisions of the first
treaty negotiated to restrict Chinese immi
gration , a treaty negotiated by a republican
administration. Mr. Felton of California
showed how the house committee on foreign
affairs In the Forty-ninth congress Avus
organized by Speaker Carlisle to defeat nntl-
Chinese bills , nnd how Its present chairman.
Perry Bclmont of Now York , bus smothered
bills un the subject.
The tables were already turned upon Mr.
Bynum , the record was reversed , und the
democratic party hold responsible.
McCreary of Kentucky , n democratic mem-
bdr of the committee , said the reason Mr.
Belmont did not take action on the bill re
ferred to was because the majority of the
committee ( the democrats ) acting on thoud-
vlco of Secretary Bavard , believed that if it
became a law it would contravene existing
treaty stipulations. Mr. Bayno wanted to
know why the democrats refused to take
General Harrison's explanation of this character -
actor us his reason for opposing u bill in the
senate. The democrats simply hung their
heads in shame.
Directly Mr. Owen of Indiana arose. Ho
said that it was but a few minutes ago thut ho
first learned that his colleague , Mr , Bynum.
intended to deliver a speech for distribution
alone in Indiana , and to make an attack on
General Harrison , but Mr. Owen proved him
self equal to any emergency requiring
vigorous extemporaneous speaking. It took
him but twenty minutes to completely ami i
hiluto every essential statement of fact made
by Mr. Bynum in un hour , und ho threw in n
lot of good information beside. Mr. Owen
suld that General Harrison never opposed
legislation to prohibit Chlneso Immigration.
On the other hand ho always favored It. lie
opposed the disregard or violation of stipula
tions of a treaty. He was ulwuys in fuvor
of the prohibition of Chinese immigration ,
but ho contended tlmt it should be done in
such u way as to not contravene existing
treaties ; otherwise the statutory legislation
would not stand the test of the courts. Gen
eral Harrison was always opposed to permit
ting Chinese , pauper or criminal labor , at
home or abroad , coming into competition
with American labor.
Mr. Owen read a telegram from Miller
& Elam , General Harrison's law part
ners at Indianapolis , stating thut the
allegation mude in relation to the
naturalization of Chinamen ut Indianapolis
in ISbl ) , or any other time , wns false ; thut
such a thing had never been heard of , had
never taken place und that a Chinaman was
never known to vote at Indianapolis. Ho
then proved that General Harrison had de
nied over his own naiuo ttio malicious state
ment in regard to his having read a paper
before a literary society advocating Chinese
immigration nnd citizenship. Ho showed
how the democrats in the house only the
other day hud defeated u proposition by Bu
chanan of Now Jersey , to stop the truffle In
criminal made goods. He quoted Senator
Harrison in the sen.ito against the evils of
Chinese Immigration nnd pauper labor ,
and demonstrated thut the general had
combated the question with Senator ( now
secretary of state ) Bliyard , and that the
latter had taken his opposition to the restric
tion of Chinese immigration into the depart
ment of Htnto under President Cleveland.
Ho allowed that Senator Harrison worked as
a member of the committee on foreign re
lations for und secured the passage of un
effective untl-Chincso immigration bill In
1SSO , and uftor its passage by a republican
senate u democratic house smothered it in
committee. Ho closed by paying the general
high personal tribute nnd declaring that ho
wus in every way u typical American.
Till ! IIKI'UIILICAN TAllIl'f DILL.
It Is probable that the republican tariff bill
will bo laid before tha senate committee on
finance on next Tuesday or Wednesday.
ThPio will bo harmony und all the republi
cans will support the bill which will bo re
ported to the senate. The senators from the
northwestern states are likely all of them to
urge free lumber. I have good reason to believe -
lievo they will uccept the caucus conclusion
whatever it inny be.
In regard U ) the ] x > sltlon on the
subject of tariff on lumber and
other matters of special Interest to the
northwest occupied by Senator Mundorson ,
nnd stated in TIIK BKK dispatches ,
it is understood that Senator Paddock Is In
perfect accord with his colleague. There is
good reason to believe that whatever differ
ences there may bo among republican sen
ators , respecting tiie few mutters in debate
at present , they will bo fully adjusted in
caucus , nnd the best obtainable propositions
concerning all the circumstances and the
diverse interests and complications will bo
secured by caucus action und presented
unanimously to the senate by the republican
Elmer S. Dundy , Jr. , and wife of Omaha ,
are spending u few days In the city.
Representative McShano , Is at Bar Har
bor , Mo. , taking a few days much needed
rest.Tho comptroller of currency yesterday au
thorized the First National bunk of Gibbon
to begin business with WO.OOO capital. S. H.
Davis is president and H , Flint , cashier.
By direction of the secretary of war First
Lieutenant Charles F. Mason , assistant sur
geon recently appointed , will report In par
son to the commanding officer at Fort Was-
akie , W. T. , for duty at that post , and to the
commanding general , department of the
Platte. PBHUX B. HBATII ,
Alabama Miners Rioting.
CHATTASOOOA , August 18 A special says
that a big riot Is In progress at Round Moun-
tald , Ala. , between whlto nnd colored miners.
The whlto minors of the Elliott Furnace com
pany were discharged a week ago to-day for
getting drunk. They drove the colored min
ers out , but Captain Elliott ordered the col
ored men back to start up the furnace
to-night. The vrblte miners have a lot of
dynamite In their possession , and say that
they will blow the furnace as soon as it
starts. The sheriff of the county is on the
ground with 100 men , Arms have been sent
to tbo scene.
Nebraska and Iowa Ponsloim.
WASHIXOTOX , August 18. [ Special Telegram -
gram to TUB UKK. ] Pensions granted No-
brnskans : Original Invalid ( Special net ,
nurse ) Mrs. Hattlo 1C. Painter , Lincoln. In
crease William H. Lewis , Columbus ; James
M. Forrest , Oxford ; Peter V. Shirley nnd
James Graham , Ogulnlln.
Pensions granted lowans : Original Invalid
Daniel Campbell , Burlington ; Samuel B.
Newcomb , Cherokee ; Lesllo Bassctt , Fairfield -
field ; James E. PattoiT , Floris ; William S.
Browning , Wlnfleld ; Dnnlel S. Stnrln ,
West Bond : William A. Carter , Falrllold ;
Increase Milton L. Woodell , Prairie City ;
Sheldon P. Muyhow , Afton ; Levy W. Mills ,
Newton ; John W. Honnold , Monroe ; Nich
olas Moustll , Pilot Pound ; John Good , Sidney -
noy ; John B. Chanoy , Brooks ; Stewart
Oxtey , Osclan ; William L. Fry , Scranlon
City ; John Mnsselnmn. St. Charles ; James
Farr , Aurella ; William W. Hicks ,
Mlle ; Jacob C. Mllllsack , Drnkovlllo :
San ford H. Ganson , Davenport : Ross R.
Stenner , Blundensburg ; John W. Phillips ,
Clear Luno ; Joseph H. Hill Allerlon ; Her
man C. Rogers , Llnovlllo ; Aaron R. Coutes ,
Ksthorvlilo : Benjamin Hall , Wither ; S. S.
Anderson , West Point. Original widows ,
etc William J. , father of Edward Bryant ,
Centervlllo. Mexican survivors Pleasant
Perkins , Bedford ,
OFF FOll IjAKIO MANAWA.
Letters Uuoolvcd From Harrison and
Morton and Olhrrfl.
The preparations for the excursion nnd pic
nic of the Flambeau club uro complete , nnd
the affair promises to bo both successful nnd
enjoyable. Trains will leave the Union Pa-
cltlc deirot nt' ) : ! ! ( ) a. in. , and Utl : : p. in. , returning -
turning nt fisitO and Ihitt ) p. m. The tickets
will Include the faro to and from Lnko Man-
awn and a steamboat ride. Arrangements
have been made to entertain the excursion
ists with good music , sports , speeches and
with fireworks in the steamer.
Among invitations sent out were letters to
General Henjnmln Harrison , Hon. Lev ! Mor
ton , Senator Allison und Hon. John F. Fin-
nerty. None of these gentlemen can bo
present und send letters of i egret.
Mr. Harrison says :
Your favor of the Cth lust. , asking mo to
visit Omaha nnd Join the Flambeau club in
their picnic excursion on the 10th lust , hus
been received , und in reply I beg to thank
you nnd the members of the club whom you
represent , for their cordial invitation und
words of oncourugnmcnt. My time is so
fully occupied that I am compelled to decline
all invitations to go awuy from homo.
Mr. Morton writes :
I have the honor to acknowledge the cour
teous invitation of the Omaha republican
flambeau club , conveyed in your esteemed
favor of the 10th hist , to join them in their
excursion and picnic to Lake Manuwa on
Your hearty invitation to "como out and
see the great west" is In Itself nn Induce
ment , for there is nothing moro flattering to
ono who loves his country , and takes a deep
interest in its future , than the rapid develop
ment and prosperity of the great west. A
nearer acquaintance with this nnd with the
men who have usslstod in it would indeed bean
an enjoyable experience , but the duties de
volving upon mo as a consequence of the
Chicago convention prevent my acceptance
of your Invitation , and nostpono the trip
through Nebraska it would give mo so much
pleasure to take.
Please present to your members _ my best
wishes for the extended usefulness 'of their
Senator Manderson says :
Your letter of August 0 , 1888 , ns chairman
of the committee on invitation , asking mo to
bo present and address the people on the oc
casion of the visit of the Omuha republican
flambeau club to Lake Munawu , August 10 ,
wus received , nnd you huvo my sincere
thanks for this consideration und courtesy.
The uncertain political situation'of legislation
hero reminds mo that duty to the republican
party und to my state can best bo subserved
by my remaining here. It would afford mo
great pleasure to take part in the ! proposed
picnic and to say what might occur to mo to
advance the Interests of the good cause , but
I doubt not the members of the club will
argue that I should not if I could leave the
capital. I trust nn opportunity may present
itselt during the campaign when I
may meet the club und do what lies
in my power to aid its Interests.
Mr. Allison says :
I have yours of the 7th inst. inviting mo to
bo present at the picnic , otp. , given by the
Flambeau club of Omaha nt Luke Manuwa ,
near Council Bluffs. I nm very sorry to say
that my duties hero about'thut tlmo are such
that it will not bo possible for mo to leave.
Regretting that I am not able to accept your
kind invitation , I am very truiy yours.
Mr. Fincrty'B letter reads :
Your favor of August 10 to hand. I am
sorry to say that It will bo entirely out of my
power to bo with you at the time you name ,
us my time will bo fully engaged until after
November in other localities.
Every member of the club Is required to
meet ut their armory this morning at 8
o'clock sharp to go on their excursion.
Sixth Ward UopubUcnns.
The Sixth ward republican club has chosen
un executive committee consisting of Messrs.
James R. Young , W. A. Grant , H. T. Leavitt ,
William Brown , Cornish , Spohr and Colin.
A proposition to change the headquarters
from Twenty-sixth and Lake streets to
Twenty-fourth nnd Spruce has been referred
to that committee with jwwor to decide.
WOKKING IN Till } DARK.
Dr. Mercer's Motor Line Captures
Lower Douelas Street.
Late yesterday afternoon the Omaha Horse
Cur company begun the work of tearing up
the paving on Ninth street between Fnrnnm
und Douglus. Beginning ut the south side
of Douglas street parallel lines were cut
through the asphaltum for a distance of two
or three rods.
It was reported that the horse car com
pany intended to lay a track nrounO the
block from Farnam strc-eton Ninth to Doug
las , thence to Tenth and back to Farnam.
One object , apparently , was to monopolize
Douglas street at the Juitctlon with the now
bridge across the river und crowd out Dr.
Mercer's electric railway , whoso projectors
hud expected to use lower Douglas street to
reach the bridge.
At least Dr. Mercer's company looks at It
in that light und Is straining to checkmate its
rival. A largo gang of men was engaged
and worked all night from the bridge west
on Douglas street to Twelfth , tearing up the
street for the motor truck. To-day bolmr
Sunday , it is expected that the work can
bo pushed forward without any annoyance
from injunction proceedings.
KIT CljARKK'S ATTACHMENT.
It Results In FlrliiB Tlirco Constables
From the Casino
Last night before the cleso of the siren
show nt the Casino , an attachment was Is
sued against the property of the company , nt
the Hotel Barker , and ugainst the receipts of
the box-oftlco , in favor of Kit Clarke , a for
mer member of the organization. The
amount claimed was $175. The defendant In
the case was M. B. Lovett , who , it is alleged ,
Is the proprietor of the company. The at
tachment was served by Constable Eddy.
"Blondy" Clam was placed in charge or the
attached goods in the garden. Constable
Edgorton assisted In the attaching. When
the knowledge of the attachment reached
the oars of the management of the garden ,
the latter summoned Its forces and Eddy ,
Clark and Edgorton were hustled from the
grounds. An indemnity bond of twice the
amount sued for was made by the local man
agers , and immediately all the baggage was
released nnd sent to the depot for Philadel
phia. Edgerton says that ho will close tbo
W. T. Clark , of Des Molnos , was at the
0. J. Oucnzol nn < J U. P. Foster , of Lin-
coin , are at the Millard.
H. 8. Cramer , of Hastings , and G. Kra
mer , of Kearney , nro at the Paxton.
N. S. Harding , of Nebraska City , and J.
Klostcrman , of David City , wcro In town last
Mr. nnd Mrs. Thomas F. Mulloy , former
Omahans , but now of Salt Lake City , are at
J. M. Marsh , of Grand Island. J. Suther
land , of North Platte , and R. B. Schneider ,
of Fremont , were In tno city yesterday.
Thomas H. Bcnton. Pholp * Pulno , H. M.
Warney and Mr. and Mrs. H. Duvall , Lin-
colnites , ran up lo the metropolis yesterday ,
TECHNICALITIES ARE BARRED
A Decision In the Oolobrntod Burtou
Stock Oar Oaso.
THE ROAD VIOLATEDTHESTATUTE
An Interesting Point Settled By the 9
Iowa Commissioners A Horse
Flddlo Hcrcnndcr Shot
The Burton Stock Car Case.
DES MOINKSI , In. , August 18. [ Special Tel
egram to TIIK BEE. ] The railroad commit
sloners rondnrod a decision hero lo-dny In
what is known ns the Burton stock car case.
Two of these cars , which uro u sort of palace
cur for fancy stock , wcro hired by Senator
Converse , of Cresco , for n month , ho Intend
ing to use them for carrying some line cattui
to different fairs for exhibition. Bo claims
that when ho applied to the Illinois Central
to hnvo these cars bullied over that road the
local uconts refused to do PO , nnd continued
to refuse after hu hud applied to the general
nmnugor. The hitter wrote tlmt his road
would haul any cars that were olTorod , but
claimed that , when requested , these cars
wore on another road ami his agents hud no
authority to go there after them , etc. The
commissioners hold that ho was standing on
a technicality , und say that ho violated the
statute in not hauling the cars us desired , und
decluro that no technicality is un excuse for
refusal uguin ,
MWIN CITV , la. , August 18. f Special Tel
egram to Tnc Bin : . ] Ccrro Gordo county. In
convention to-day , selected a solid delegation
for John Mcllugh for congressman for the
Fourth district. His chances for receiving
the nomination are now very fluttering. Cerro
Gordo's action in giving Mcllugh the delega
tion throws the light between Mitllugh and
Fuller , nnd puts Sweney out of the list of
probable successful candidates.
Advices from the tenth district look very
favorable for the nomination of Dollivur for
congress. The delegates chosen are us fol
lows : A. Hofmlstor , W. E. Tucker , Charles
Randall , W. A. Burnup , John D. Glass , J. B.
Ploraou , J. C. Wright , Alexander McGowan ,
und Harry K. Stunbery. These delegates
uro , nstructed for the present railroad com
missioners and attorney general In the-lr ef
forts to cquuliru tariff rates.
Advices from Osugo state that Judge John
B. Clolund will tender his resignation ns
Judgoof the Twelfth district , to take effect
September 1. Governor Larahco will proba
bly not appoint his successor until after the
judicial convention has made a nomination.
Two Judges will bo elected this full , und In
nil probability G. W. Ruddick of Bromur will
bo his own successor , und John C. Shorwln
of this city the successor of Clclund.
Mr8. Brown Acquitted.
MA-OX CITV , In. , August 18. [ Special Tel
egram to THE BEI : . ] Mrs. H. E. Brown , who
hns been on trinl hero charged with poison
ing the Brown family , wus dismissed to-day.
When the decision wus rendered there was
some demonstration of commendation by the
relative's of the accused. After examining
the evidence in the case carefully , the Judge
oiiid thut the testimony went to show that
Mrs. Brown was affected ns wcro the others ,
ut the time of the poisoning , nnd tlmt It wus
not reasonable to bollevo that she , having all
to gain by 11 u ) death of her husband , would
ulso try to put herself out of the way. No
motive wus shown why she should poison
her own children , oven though the motive
was ever so strong to poison the husband.
County Attorney Clark will now present the
matter to the grand Jury , whore she will
bo indicted for murder or ncquiUcd.
Didn't Know It Wax Loaded.
Dl'NLAi1 , la. , August IS. [ Spccal to Tnn
Bun. ] Thursday evening Mrs. Tom Jones , % -
whoso husband shot her In the fuco this sum
mer and then shot and killed himself , acci
dentally shot hcrsolf. She was ut the resi
dence of Samuel Liscomb , north of Dunlap.
She nnd Mrs. LiEOJinb found a revolver badly
rusted. Mrs. Jones having had Homo experi
ence with revolvers pronounced it not loaded.
Not being ublo to raise the hammer she
placed It against n rhair , muzzle down , und
succeeded in raising the hammer and also in
shooting herself , the bull entering the upper
part of the calf of her loft leg. A doctor wus
called und extracted the ball from her heel. .
The wound Is very painful , but not dangerous.
Iiibiiiic'H | Defunct Depository.
DuiiuejUB , In. , August 18. [ Special Tola-
gram to Tim BKU.I Receiver Wells , who
hus been examining the condition of the de
funct Commercial National bank , finds Its
affairs much worse than expected. Ho esti
mates its assets at $250,000 nnd Its liabilities
at $450,000. When Bunk Examiner Stone re
viewed the remains some weeks ago ho
placed the assets and liabilities ns about
equal , and a few days ago a dividend of SO '
nor cent was declared and paid to the cred- '
itors. An assessment of 100 per cent on the
stockholders has been ordered , and the re
ceiver says ho will bring suit against all do *
linqucnt stockholders who fall to pay up by
tbo 23th of this month.
Shot the Horse Fiddler.
DES MOINKS , In. , August 18. [ Special Tele
gram to Tin : BKB. ] Royal A. Adams , a
young married man , brought his bride to his
homo seven miles southeast of Albla , yostor-
dny. Lust night a party of men and boys
arranged a "chlveroo" and wnllo hooting and
tooting and making u great nolso he ilrcd a
revolver from un upper window into Urn
crowd , hitting a young man named Dcerlng ,
who died this afternoon. Adams came to
Albla und gave himself up to the sheriff and
is under his protection. A good deal of ex.
cltomont prevails in the vicinity of the shootIng -
Ing and some threats of further trouble are
Bluok Hawk Nominations.
WATKIILOO , la. , August 18. [ Special Tola-
gram to TIIK BEK. ] Black Hawk county re
publicans to-day placed in nomination for
county officers the following candidates )
Clerk of court , A. J. Edwards ; recorder , C.
D. Becker ; county attorney , C. W. Mullan ,
the present Incumbent. The delegation
instructed to support Judge Granger for BU-
promo Judge. _
A Democratic Jollification.
Pmsntmn , August 18. The annual re
union of the general association of the county
democracy was hold at Allegheny City this
afternoon und evening. The demonstration
wus on a vary largo scale. Among the
speakers wcro Senator Vance , of North
Carolina , Representatives Tursnoy , of Michi
gan ; McMlllcn , of Tennesso , and Marsh , of
The Old Settler * at Grcoham.
Gitr.siiAM , Nob. , August 18. [ Special Telegram -
gram to Tun Br.c.l The fourth annual re
union of old settlers of Vork , Seward , Butler
and Polk counties was held in Hon. G. W.
Lord's ' grove , four miles northeast of this
phico. Fully four thousand people from the
counties named were on the ground. Judge
Morgan , ox-editor of the Yorlc Republican ,
delivered the addrrsg of wolcomo. Speeches
were made in tbo afternoon by Dr. Thorp , of
Ulysses , W. W. Cox , of Soward. Hon. J.
T. Myers , of David City , Hon N. V. Harlan ,
of York , and Hon. Charles H. Van Wyck. It
was the largest gathering in this suction for
Donnelly's Chance Good.
MINNEAPOLIS , Minn. , August 18. [ Special
Telegram to TUB B .j Tne nomination of
Ignatius Donnelly for governor of Minnesota
on the labor ticket Is considered to bo a fore
gone conclusion. The state convention will
bo hold next Monday. Donnelly would receive -
ceivo the full support of the Farmers' al
liance , nnd It is thougkt that the combined
strength of these two parties will bo sufficient
to insure bis election.
The Weekly Bank Statement.
NEW YOBK , August 18. The weekly bank
statement shows a reserve decrease of U.371- ,
000. Tbo banks now bold 121,930,0111 In *
r s of legal requirements.
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