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THE OMAHA UAILY JiEE : WEDNESDAY , MAY 9 , 189-1.
MANY 1IILES OF RAILROADS
Nebraska Board of Equalization Reports on
the Property Valuation ,
INTERESTING TABLE ON THE SUBJECT
Information Contained In The Uoo ItolntliiR
to the Hlntn Unl rr. Uy Itolibcrjr
Caused n Hcnintlon Among
LINCOLN , May 8. ( Special to The Bee. )
The Stale Hoard of Realization has Just
completed Its report Tor the year 1891 as
far ns the valuation of the railroads ot the
ulato Is concerned. Their report showa that
thcro arc In Nebraska at the present time
D.5I2 miles of railroad. The board , which la
composed of the governor , auditor of public
accounts and attorney ccncrnl , has placed an
average valuation of $5,010.83 per mile upon
those roads and assessed the total valuation
at | 27,930ns.r 0. Their report also shows
that there are 2,074 miles of telegraph lines
In the state , valued for assessment purposes
at $192,325 , Of the telegraph lines the West
ern Union owns and controls 2,813 miles , val
ued nt $181,405 , and the Postal company 131
miles , valued at $7,860. The sleeping cars
running over the lines In Ncbraslta are as
sessed at J3.000 each and the total valuation
The statement that Nebraska lias 2,971
miles of telegraph lines needs some explana
tion. The telegraph llius of the state arc
divided Into groups , each group containing a
specified number of wires. Group 1 contains
D9D miles of single wire , group 2 contains
430 miles of two-line wire , group 3 , G7C miles
of line with three wires , and so on up to
gr-.tip 18 , which contains live tulles with
eighteen wires. The total single wire mile
age In the state Is 10,319.
The following Is n recapitulation of the
railroad statement , showing the number of
miles , the assessed valuation per mlle and
the total assessed valuation of all the rail
roads In the state as determined by the
y\,0eil Vnluntlon ,
Knnic of Railroad. Miles. I'or Mile. Totnl.
1) ) . A M 131.51 J11.2.10W } 2,151,487 61
O. & H. W M.81 -
Ileiiuljllcnn Valley. . M1.99
A. & N 107.85
I , . & N. W 73.W
N. ft C -130.71
O. , N. & K 6.28
I'nlnn rnclflc ICT.2J
o. & n. v iii.ii
K. C. & 0 103.3 ?
Missouri 1'nclRo . . . . 191.58
M. 1' . , CrcU- branch CS.1S
I1. U. Co. In Not 71.23
M. P. , HprlnRflcId &
Pupllllnn liiunclies. 7.81
.St. J. & O. 1 112.61
B. C. & I' . * 80.93
F. , n. K. M. V 931,70
C. , HI , I' . , M. & O. . 271.16
c. . n. i. & p.
tfaln line 123.93
Kt. Jnp brunch. . . . G9.8IJ
Ni'lsou lirnnch . . . . 61.G3
Tt. V. , K. 0. & 3.
O , I. & W. 302.61
O , & N. I' 50.78
I , . & II. II 137.34
O. K 1C 69.01
K. & II. II 03.67
II. V. & W M.17
K. C. & 11 20.10
H. C. , O. & W 129.16
A. , T. & S. Kc 2.25
Omaha Southern 25.0
Totals 5,512.53 J27,939,178 50
The case of William Lyle Dickey & Co.
against the Omaha Tlnwaro Manufacturing
company was filed In the supreme court
* oday. It Involves the sum of $80.88 , and is-
ino of the numerous cases allowed to cumber
the supreme court docket , Instead of being
confined to the Justice courts , where It prop
Another Douglas county case filed In the
supreme court today la entitled Caroline A.
Estabrook against Samuel and Mary Steven
It Is stated that the attorneys for ex-
Treasurer J. E. Hill and his bondsmen will
5 fllo a motion for a rehearing In the case ,
In which the attorney general and Judge
'Wakeley applied to the supreme court for n
rule by which the case against the ox-treas
urer could bo brought originally In that
Adjutant General Gage has received a let
ter from C. F. Schormann , captain of com
pany E , Nebraska National guards , at North
Platte , giving some particulars concerning
the Commonweal army from Denver en
camped at that place. The captain writes
that there are ninety-five ot the men , all
American citizens but ono , and some of them
are worklngmen. Their leader claims that
they will get to Washington and that they
expect to ride through from Kearney. Most
ot them are populists and they are being
cared for by their friends In that party
along tha road.
The State Board of Public Lands and
Buildings held a short sesssion at the gov
ernor's ofllco this forenoon to discuss the
question of Investing the permanent school
fund In state warrants. Owing to the fact
that some of the members were compelled
to leave for the west on the noon train
final action was deferred until Thursday
CREATED A SENSATION.
The arrival of The Boo at the State uni
versity this morning created a lively sensa
tion among the students. The story of the
robbery of the mall box and the forgery of
MoMullcn's name to a draft was then learned
for the first time , for , although the chancellor
and the members ot the faculty were in full
possession of the facts , they had been con
cealed from the students , and the represen
tatives of the local press had not. caught
on to the nows. The story was at once pro
nounced the rawest kind ot a sickening fake
by all the students who have sided against
McMulIon. Then a number ot them called
on The Bee representative and assured him
that he had been Imposed on by McMulIon
or Homo of his friends. A great many called
upon the olllclals of the Gorman National
bank. There they learned that the state
ment In regard to the matter was true In
every particular. President Boggs confirmed
the story printed In The Bee and stated em
phatically that the student who cashed the
draft , after signing McMnllen's name to the
back , can nnd will bo Identified by the teller
who paid over the money. The teller gives a
complete description of the man jvho cashed
the draft. More developments of an Interest
ing nature nro expected within a short tlmo.
Scores of students admit that It McMulIon
has been wronged In the matter of the draft
a revulsion of sentiment will sot In in his
favor. The students who are willing to assist
In censuring him for a dishonorable act will
not participate in any conspiracy to Injure
him by unfair means.
with AHHuultliiff n ( llrl ,
FUEMONT , May 8. ( Special to The Doe. )
The man McMartln , who Is accused of
assaulting Miss Mary Slum Saturday night ,
had a preliminary hearing before Justice
Wlntersteon today. lie was bound over In
tha sum of $1,000 , In default of which he
remanded to Jail.
The young lady's Btory Is that she was
approached by McMartln while walking near
thn park with a companion. Ho forced his
attentions on her , and , when her companion
loft her , pnissud a handkerchief saturated
with some drug over her face , and forcing
lior Into the park accomplished his purpose.
When she regained consciousness her face
was frightfully cut from the struggle. She
reported the matter to the police and Mc-
Jlnrtln was arrested.
l ( I > iil > llruu Stiito Comiulttue.
LINCOLN , May 5 , The republican state
central com in It too Is called to meet at the
Jllllard hotel , Omaha , Tuesday , May 22 , at
8 o'clock p. m.
A full attendance Is desired , as the tlmo
and place for holding the next state con
vention will bo at that time decided upon.
11HAD I ) . SLAUGHTER. Chairman.
Ills I.lttlo Darling Did It.
GUIDE UOCK , Neb. , May 8. ( Special
Telegram to The Dec. ) A frame barn In
the south part of town belonging to George
Hooves waa discovered on fire at 11 o'clock.
The barn , with a horse and carriage ,
n-cro consumed. IIU little grandson set It
Orel Hoard of I.MiirutloTi Olllccrf.
GUI ) , Neb. , May 8. ( Special to The Deo. )
The Doard of Education met and organised
yesterday. The following are the officers for
the onaulng year : Henry E. Uabcock , presl-
dent ; James A , I'ntton , vlco president ;
Charles D. Coffin , secretary ; Kdwln V , Clem
ents , treasurer.
Prof , George I. Keller , the present princi
pal of the schools , was ro'clcctcd. No ac
tion on the other teachers was taken.
SUNDAY 1IU9INK34 UIvSTUICTKI ) .
Minting * ' City Council Adopt * nil Orillnnncti
Ilr iilnUiiR Hnlilinlli Trnilc.
HASTINGS , May 8. ( Special to The Ueo. )
The city council , at Its regular meeting
last night , under n suspension ot the rules
emended the Sunday closing ordinance , In
as far as the experience of the last two Sun
days has shown It advisable. Ry the new
ordinance the only places of business per
mitted to bo open , except In case of emer
gency , are news stands , cigar stands , drug
stores for the filling of prescriptions , selling
fioda. water and cigars , meat markets until
10:30 : a. m. , and livery stables. These are
the only concessions that the council will
make to the sporting clement that wants
everything wldo open on the first day of the
The council also amended the gambling
ordinance , by striking the words "for a con
sideration" out , making It a misdemeanor
to play cards In a public place. This la a
further clap at the sporting elument , and
particularly at the crowd frequenting the
razzle dazzle Joints In the cigar stores.
These two changes will In all probability
settle the Sunday closing and gambling ques
tions In Hastings ,
State Superintendent A. K. Goudy has
notified the superintendent of the Hastings
schools that ho will make Hastings n visit
some tlmo iloxt week. The Board of Educa
tion at Its meeting last night appointed a
committee to arrange a program for the
occasion , If It should bo thought advisa
ble , and will meet again next Monday to
listen to the report of the committee.
The Nebraska Loan and Trust company yes
terday released a chattel mortage given by
the old Gazette-Journal company In tlio latter
part of 1888. Th& mortgage was for $30,211 ,
and as the Gazette-Journal has boon out of
existence for a number of years and the
mortgaged property scattered to the winds
the county clerk succeeded In having the In
debtedness discharged of record.
The state- convention of the P. 13. U.
society will meet In Hastings tomorrow , and
the preparation for the entertainment of
the delegates Is elaborate and complete. A
number of the delegates arrived on various
trains today , and this evening were given
an Informal reception at the residence of
Mrs. W. M. Lowman , on North Hastings
avenue. Tomorrow the convention will meet
In the Union club rooms and conduct Its
secret business. In the evening the Elks
will give the P. E. O. ladles a reception
at the lodge rooms , and Friday night the
visitors will be the guests of the manage
ment of the asylum. Local stores are nearly
all decorated with the mystic star , and the
citizens of Hastings and the P. E. 0. ladles
In partlrular are taking much Interest In
the entertainment of the visitors.
The west Nebraska conference of the
United Brethren church met In Hastings
this evening , beginning a two days session.
Besides the western Nebraska conference , a
number of ministers from the eastern Ne
braska conference were present. The openIng -
Ing or convention sermon was preached by
Hov. William Tooly. Tomorrow morning the
formal opening of the convention will occur.
A passing engine this morning set a box
car In the Burlington yards on flro and soon
the flames spread to adjoining oars and to
an Ice house near by. Before being extin
guished ono box car was totally destroyed ,
two others damaged and the Ice house some
lU'WOUTH MJAGUKUS MKUT.
Nebraska Orgnnl/nMnn AVcll lloprrsontod
at the Tlilrit Annual Cuiiirntlon.
BEATRICE , May 8. ( Special Telegram to
The Bee. ) The third annual convention of
the Epworth league of Nebraska convened
In this city at 2:30 : this afternoon and
will continue until Thursday evening. Hon.
E. O. Kretslnger made the address of wel
come at Cententary church on the part of
the city , followed by a welcome from the
local league by F. M. Davis. These were
responded to by President Jones of Lincoln.
The remainder of the afternoon was taken
up with appointment of committees , assign
ment of delegates and other preliminary
Ilev. I. Crook of the Wesleyan university
of Lincoln delivered an address this evenIng -
Ing on the "Epworth League and Revival
Tomorrow's program begins with a blblo
reading at 5:30 : a. m. and closes with a lec
ture In the evening by Ilev. Frank Crane ,
editor of the Omaha Christian Advocate.
There are nearly 300 delegates In at
tendance , 180 coming In ono train this after
CEDAU IIAPIDS , May 8. ( Special Telegram -
gram to The Bee. ) The flfth annual conven
tion of the Cedar Rapids district of tha
Epworth league was held at Vlnton yesterday
and today , every town in the district being
well represented. Officers for the ensuing
year were chosen as follows : E. F. Mills ,
Marlon , president ; Mrs. Laura Gould , Tlpton ,
first vlco president ; Dr. Pollard , Annmosa ,
second vlco president ; Mrs. Nellie Brush ,
Iowa City , third vlco president ; F. S. Alder ,
Mt Vernon , corresponding secretary ; W.
S. Strlkey , Marlon , recording secretary ;
Miss Hayzlott , Paris , treasurer. The next
meeting will be held at West Branch.
HAVJII ) HIS LITTLE SISTKK.
Itomnrlcnblo Ilrnvcry Displayed by a Nlnc-
Yriir-Old Curtis Hoy.
CURTIS , Neb. , May 8. ( Special Telegram
to The Bee. ) Last evening the C-year-old
daughter of H. B. Moore fell Into an open
well flfty-seven feet in depth. Just before
striking the water she encountered a plank
two by six , cutting it In twain like a knife.
Her brother , 9 years old , let the garden hose
down and went to her relief. He seized her
by the hair and kept her from drowning till
the father arrived and rescued both of the
children. The hose had stretched so that
both children were nearly under water when
help arrived. The girl was In the well over
two hours and today Is about , somewhat
brulEcd but not seriously Injured.
Glv Corbdtt Another Clmuco.
PLATTSMOUTH , Neb. , May 8. ( Special to
The Bee. ) The Corbott-Bonacum Injunction
squabble has taken a new turn. Today
Judge Chapman was to have decided as to
whether ho had sufficient jurisdiction to
Issue the writ in Cass county and have It
served on the Palmyra priest In Otoo county ,
but Lawyer Sullivan , the bishop's legal rep
resentative , resolved yesterday to have no
further quibbling about the jurisdiction
matter , nnd accordingly had the case dis
missed without prejudice. He then Journeyed
to Nebraska City and filed a new petition In
the Otoo county district court and had a
copy of the new restraining order which had
bean granted before his departure served upon
Father Corbott. The order restrains him
from entering cither ot the Catholic churches
at Palmyra and Douglas , Otoo county , and
Elmwood , Cass county. Father Corbott has
avowed his Intention of holding services In
the Douglas church next Sunday , and should
ho do so Bishop Bonacum's new Injunction
may have more serious results to the priest
than bad the first.
I.iuvri'iiro Notes at News.
LAWRENCE , Neb. , May 8. ( Special to
The Bee. ) A petition has been circulated
asking that the Sunday closing act be en
The local saloon Is closed pending the de
cision ot the district court ,
The Jones cattle ranch on Tuesday Im
parted 115 head of fine steers from Moffat ,
Thursday an Immense crowd at the Catho
lic church witnessed the first communion of
the catechism class ot 1891 , consisting of
seven boys and five girls.
Elder Ititnor of Doweese held bervlces yes
terday afternoon In the Baptist church.
Trial of Uocutur
DEOATUIl , Neb. , May 8. ( Special to The
Bfo. ) Three bootleggers were arrested Fri
day and were to appear before Justice
Konyon today. Ono of the men , better
known as "Jack , " Immediately started on
a visit to friends In the east. James Hansllp
and Al Shook appeared for trial , the former
pleading guilty , while the lattor's case was
continued. After Hansllp pleaded guilty
he was allowed to leave toun before he se
Cure Indigestion and bllllousness wlta
DoWltfa Little Early Risers.
COXEYITES FOUND GUILTY
Deliberated Two and a Half Hours on
BORE BANNERS AND WALKED ON THE GRASS
Ionr4 Ueti OfT on the Second ClmrRO , but
Coxoy nnd llrinrno Are Criminals
111 lloth Ito.ipoct.i .Motion
for n Noir Trial ,
WASHINGTON , May 8 , Congressman
Lafe 1'cnco of Colorado faced the police
court jury today to make the closing argu
ment In behalf of the Commonwcalers.
Carl Browne had changed the citizens suit
which ho wore yesterday for the more ac
customed garb of buckskin decorated with
silver half dollars for buttons. Oeneral
Coxoy pulled his mustache rather nervously
and Christopher Columbus Jones looked
Several populist congressmen were within
the bar , and prominent attorneys had
dropped In to hear Mr. Pence. Ho began
by telling the Jury that no ono who had
heard the evidence expected a conviction !
no ono wanted a conviction except the po
lice officers who hod Interested themselves
remarkably In the case.
"Air. Coxey camu to ask for the enact
ment of laws , " said Mr. Ponce , "which ho
bellovos and thousands of others believe
with him , will bo of Inestimable advantage
to the unemployed of the country. "
Coxey's plan might be the most foolish or
the most wise of all plans for relief from tha
present state of affairs. Ho had come to
present It peaceably at the head of orderly
citizens and had as much right to petition
congress as anybody else. Representatives
of large Interests coming here as paid lobby
ists to corrupt congress met with a warm
welcome. Were the men who came bare
footed , tramping through the snow , led by a
man who had the courage of his convictions
to be Invited to the open doors of a Jail
built through taxation upon the citizens.
ADMINISTRATION WAS INTERESTED.
Ho commented upon the fact that for the
first time this term the district attorney
himself , the representative of the attorney
general , had como Into police court to prose
cute a case , thus showing that the adminis
tration was behind the prosecution.
"Tomorrow , Mr. Coxey , a free man by
your verdict , " said Mr. Pence , "will appear
before the labor committee of congress , un
der the resolution of Mr. Dell Of Colorado , to
devise means of giving employment to the
unemployed , will present his arguments
peaceably and quietly and will bo listened to
more attentively than any lobbyist , I can
"Whatever shall bo written of the Coxoy
movement when It becomes , as It will be
come , a part of history , let It not bo said
that twelve citizens of Washington branded
this honest , well meaning , patriotic man
as a criminal. "
District Attorney Blrney , who Is a mild-
spoken man and a grandson of the old
abolition candidate for the presidency , fol
lowed with n calm discussion of the case.
Ho spoke ot the senator from Nebraska
looking far over the heads of the Jury to
talk to , n constituency on the distant
prairie ; the member from Kansas talking
to the cornfields of his state , and the gen
tleman from Colorado talking to an openmouthed -
Judge Miller charged the Jury , seeking to
Impress upon them the fact that there was
no other Issue before them than whether
the defendants violated the law by seeking
to collect a crowd upon the capltol grounds.
The jury retired at 1:05. :
JURY SAYS THEY ARE GUILTY.
The jury retired at five minutes before 1
o'clock , after hearing a long charge from
Judge Miller which left them little alterna
tive but to convict If they followed his lead-
Ings. About 3:30 : the Jurors sent for the
Instructions given for the defense , but the
government objected , and they filed Into the
court room , where the Judge read the Instruc
tions. Young Attorney Ilyman endeavored
to have the fact that the objection came
from the prosecution laid before the jury ,
but he was suppressed. Judge Miller stated
ho would not have handed over the written
Instructions under any circumstances , as
that would have been Irregular. Twenty-
five minutes after this episode the jury re
turned with the verdict.
"General" Coxoy had , boon visiting with
his wife and daughter , the Goddess of Peace
of the May day demonstration , but took
his seat within the bar and all the party
received the result smilingly except Mr.
Hyman , who was on his feet with some ob
jection to the manner In which the verdict
was presented , but ho was silenced by his
colleagues. The verdict was guilty as to
the first charge carrying banners on the
capltol grounds against all the defendants ,
and on the second charge walking on the
grass of the capltol grounds guilty as to
Coxey and Browne and not guilty as to
Attorney Llpscomb Immediately entered a
motion for a now trial , and another In ar
rest of judgment.
Judge Miller gave him four days to file
the formal paper. Then the Judge made In
quiries about ball , and Frank Hume , a well
known wholesale grocer , who several tlmea
has run lor the democratic nomination for
congress from the Virginia district across
the Potomac river , signed a bond In $500
for each of the convicted Commonwealers.
SURPRISED THE COXEYITES.
Gonefal Coxoy left the room on the arm of
his wife , pushing through a curious crowd
which made no demonstration , The convic
tion of himself and Jones was a surprise to
the Commonweal sympathizers. Coxey said
It was evident his conviction was not for
what ho had done , but because of the prin
ciples in behalf of which ho had acted.
Carl Browne remarked : "I was surprised
at the conviction of Brother Coxey , because
ho waa plainly acquitted by the evidence of
any technical violation of the statutes. Tor
my own part , I expected to bo convicted. "
Two weeks may elapse , during- which the
trio may bo free on ball , before the motion
for a now trial Is argued and decided. The
penalty provided by the law is the same for
each offense , viz. : A flno of not to exceed
$100 and Imprisonment In jail for not more
than nlxty days or both , within the discre
tion of the court. Accordingly , the maximum
punishment which may be. meted out to
Coxey and Browne Is $200 flno and 120 days
In jail , while Jonca Is subject to $100 flno
and sixty days In jail.
By a curious congressional error In a re
cent bill which reorganized the district
courts , there Is no appelato court to which
a pollco court case can bo carried.
The only method of appealing from Judge
Miller's sentence will be by an application tea
a higher court for writs of habeas corpus
and certlorarl. Attorney Llpscomb has an
nounced that ho will take this step If Judge
Miller overrules the motion for a now trial.
Howoyer , such a petition will not operate
as a stay ot judgment to keep the defendants
from serving their sentences while It Is
pcndlnc. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
, Not Heady to Movo. *
The Omaha contingent of the Commonweal
army U not ready to , 'leavc tno city yet.
Their wagons yesterday UM not bring In the
necessary amount ot calnp equipage nnd pro
visions. Another canyons will bo made
today , and It a sufficiency , of essentials ma
terializes the army will leave In a couple of
days. Three or four toittfo and wagons have
been loaned to carry 'thaijirovlslons a hun
dred miles. tn n
General Kelsey expects , to leave With 250
men , Several women have also expressed
their dctprmlnatlon to" gd. '
\VIM. HUT KAIL TODAY.
Kelly and Ills Army Itmnly to Stnrt Down
iWMiilW * .
DES MOINES , May:8.J-Speclal : ( Telegram
to The Bee. ) Unless' ' mimcthlng unforseen
happens , tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock
Kelly's army will start An the Journey down
the DCS Molncs river In Hat boats , most ot
which arc now ready. Last night the water
In the river raised about ono toot and Is
still slowly raising from the effects of rain
ntrth and west. The water In the Coon
Is also larger In volume , and It would seem
that nature , sympathizing with the unfortu
nate army , has come to the rescue In the
hour of Its sore distress , The present stage
of water Is believed to be ample to float
the barges without difficulty , and as It be
comes greater In volume the current b-cjmoi
swifter , and Is expected to carry the boats
along at the rate of fifty miles n day. This
will take them to the mouth ot the river
some time nsxt Monday.
This morning the entire body of men broke
camp at the stove works , and throughout the
forenoon the men straggled Into the city In
small groups and over to Coon Point , where
they will camp In a body tonight , to be In
readiness to embark In the morning. The
men , having shaved and cleaned up and
had a long rest , were much Improved In
looks compared with their bedraggled and
discouraged appearance as they walked
silently through the city ono week ago last
Sunday. They are delighted with the pros
pect of making a romantic voyage down the
river , and were quite buoyant today. A ma
jority of them have received new shoes , and
are reasonably well supplied In this respect ,
while several hundreds of them have been
given new wearing upporcl entire Blnco ar
riving In the city.
ANOTIIKK AIUIY 1OU OMAHA ,
General Ilminott's IlucrultH Marching Over
land Down the riatto Valley.
ELM CREEK , Neb. , May 8. ( Special Tele
gram to The Bee. ) A band of Common
wealers numbering seventy men , under the
command of General H , Bennett and Colonel
J. G. Gannoir , arrived hero this evening from
Gothenburg In wagons furnished by the
sheriff ot Dawson county. They were brought
down the south side of the Platte river as
far as this place , so as to keep the men out
of the towns. The city council furnished
them with enough food for supper and break
fast and a vacant building to sleep In.
Sheriff Nutter Is hero hiring teams to
haul them through this county. General
Bennett stated tonight that with the excep
tion of two sick men they are all In fine
spirits and bound to go to Washington.
They expect to go by wagon to Omaha , then
down the Missouri and Mississippi to Cairo ,
111. , then up the Ohio to Plttsburg and march
overland to Washington. He says there Is
not a democrat In the crowd , and while the
men are all law abiding citizens and well
under control , that ho wouldn't want to be
accountable for them If any one should come
around and hurrah for Cleveland.
William Canada of Omaha , attorney for
the receivers of the uhlojl Pacific , and R. E.
Allen and M. E. Hu'bbard , United States
marshals , are In town today looking after
the Interests of thei company while the
Commonwealers are here.
Unnghorty Not Out , of Politics.
OGALLALA , Neb. , May' ' 8. ( Special to The
gram to The Bee. ) M. A. Daugneity re
turned today from a two weeks' trip to Utah
and Idaho , where he'went to purchase 1,200
steers for his Arthur cdunty ranch. The
first consignment of the cattle arrived today
In good condition. It'lias been reported that
Mr. Daugherty has withdrawn from the race
for congressman fronwtlfo Sixth district , but
The Bee correspondent 'lias1 reliable Informa
tion that ho will bo a 6andldato before the
convention , with a strong following.
Cards are out for a Masonic banquet , given
by Ogallala lodge at the opera house Friday
Veteran Cowboy Killed.
OGALALLA , Neb. , May 8. ( Special Tele
gram to The Bee. ) Dick Bean , the veteran
cowboy of the plains , was run over by a
team today and Instantly killed. He left
town about 5 o'clock this evening with a
load of lumber for the ranch , and when
going down the steep hill leading to North
river was thrown under the wagon. No
person saw the accident , but ho was found
deaiT In the road a short time afterwards.
Ho was perfectly sober when he left town.
Dick could rope and tlo down the wildest
steer very quickly , but ho was a poor hand
with a team.
I Dodge County bugar Iluot Acreage.
I FREMONT , May 8. ( Special to The Bee )
The Standard Cattle company ofllclals report
that they had up to Saturday planted 350
acres ot beets and that the land Is In ex
cellent condition , for bproutlng. They hope
to finish the 700 acres by the middleot the
Rev. Fletcher M. Slsson , from an Illinois
conference , Is the successor of Rev. George
M. Brown as pastor of the Methodist Epls-
I copal church at this place. Ho Is expected
1 to nssumo his duties about the middle of
I AVestorn Nobranlm Cropi.
i M'COOK , Neb. , May 8. ( Special Telegram
to The Bee. ) McCook and Red Willow
counties were drenched by a heavy rain this
afternoon. Wheat and other small grain
are looking good , and most of the corn
Is planted and some pieces are up nnd grow
ing finely. Everything points to a most pros
perous year lor western Nebraska.
Small I'lro at lleatrlco.
BEATRICE , May 8. ( Special Telegram to
T > .e Boo. ) A small building used as a cooper
shop was burned today. Its close proximity
to the oat meal mill and Cummlngs' coal
houses and wood yards gave the flro boya
a hard fight to prevent a conflagration of
considerable proportions. The building was
an old ono and of but little value.
Diuigoroun Tramp Captured.
CHAPMAN , Neb. , May 8. ( Special to The
Bee. ) Marshal Hartman and two deputies
succeeded , after considerable hostility. In
I effecting the arrest of seven tramps at Lock-
wood station this morning for burning a
Union Pacific car because they were ejected
from a freight train.
Was Disappointed In Love.
BEATRICE , May sT.-r poclal Telegram to
The Bee. ) A young man named Henry Fort
committed sulcldo b hanging himself yes
terday , eighteen mlles'nqrthwost Of this city.
Ho left a note which Indicated that a girl
had failed to reciprocate his love and bo
was tired of life. ' - '
We Offer Yoii , W Remedy
Which Insures5afety to
Life of Mother arid Child.
Robs Confinement of Its Pain , Horror and Risk.
"After using one bottle of 'MOTHERS' FRIEND , ' I suffered
but little pain , and did not experience that weakness afterward
usual in such cases. MRS. ANNIE GAGE , Baxter Springs , Kas.
Sent by express , charges prepaid , on receipt of price , fl.OO per bottle.
Sold by all Druggists. Book to Itfothere mailed free.
BMOFIELD REGULATOR CO. , Atlanta , Ga. 1 I
Ounrnntpcd to remove nny coso of I'recUlos In a
AWA11DKD lUailKST MODALi ) AND DI-
1'LOMAS-VICTOIIY OVHH ALL FOUKIQN
AND DOMESTIC UOOD3.
FOR SALE ONLY BY DRUGGISTS ,
Oil SEND DIRKOT TO
MMli M. YALE , CHICAGO ; ILL.
Guarantees to remove nny case of Freckles In a
few .days and leave tlio nkln clear and beautiful.
1'rlcc , II.
nXCRLSIOU HAin TONIC ,
cnn.MisTUY's QUHATRST mscovnnr ,
Ttirni Kmy Imlr buck to Its original color with
out ilyr > .Htojis It fulling In from 2 ( hours to ono
week. Creates a luxurlcnt growth.
Price , II per bottle ; G for | 5.
The only permanent cure tar superfluous hair
In existence. Removes It In flve mluutca. Does
not Irritate or show that It has over been uscJ.
1'rlcc , 15.
Qunrantccil to remove nil nltln bK'mlahes nnd
bleach the sltln clear , pink nnd white.
Price , 12 per bottle ; 3 for 13.
EXCELSIOR SKIN TOOD.
Guaranteed to remove wi Inkles ana every trnca
of ng < > nnd restoio the fnce to n plump , youtli-
ful and healthy condition by giving totio to the
weak nerves nnil muscles , nlio bullilIHR up
wasted tissues and Riving eln tlclty to the artlon
of the skin. Tnke no Imitations. Mmc. Ynle's ,
the original nnd ony | reliable.
Two sizes , price , It. BO nnd 13.
Ladles nro Invited to consult Mine. Ynle by
letter. All questions will bo sclentlllcnlly an
swered. Guide to bcnuty sent upon receipt of 6
cents postage. Send mall orders and coriespond-
Eoiuty and Complexion Specialist.
TEMPLE OF BEAUTY , CHICAGO , ILL.
KUHN & CO. . I AT WHOLKSAIR
10th & Douglas sts. | E. E. llimnR & CO.
QUICKLY AND 1'EIIMANKSTLY
cured uC Nrrvoui * IJubllUy , Lout
Vltullty. Vurlc'oteiu , Altolihr ,
rh > ftloal Wi'ilknt'i , ! * . etc. . Liy IN-
i tVl I > APO , tlioirelt Hindoo Kcmeilr.
CJBUVrlttrn ifinirmitennroure. Sold
by Kiilm & Co. Cor. IMIi DouelnnsStj , nnd J. A.
Vuller& Co.or.mh t DouclM3td..OMAHA.
At no lime in the history of the clothing trade
has there been a greater chance than that
presented by the Columbia in their great
closing out sale Selling percale shirts for
75c that everybody else sells for $1.50.
Boys' wool knee pants for lOc that can t
be duplicated for less than five times the
money A pair of men's pants for 60c , and
three great big snaps in men's suits at $3 ,
$4 and $5 not any of them worth less
than $7 and most of them worth $10
Among them are cheviots and cassimeres
in gray , pin checks and oxfords , All the
$20 clay diagonal suits go for $9 all be
cause we are compelled to quit.
I3th arid Farnam.
( Writing to the Boston Globe , which f CENTURY' '
is also offering this great work ) WAR
25 EXCHANGE STREET
tof. I7o. . 489 $
Gen * Chase H Taylor , Boston Daily Globe ?
Dear Sir ana Comrade - My attention has "been attracted
to your republicatio-n in a popular form of "Battles and
Leaders of the Civil War , " and by such republioation you
have placed this most valuable historical work within tha
reach of any person of moderate means who may desire to
avail himself of the same. I desire to congratulate you1
upon your forethought in the matter , and bespeak for the
work a great demand *
Wishing you .unlimited success , and with the highest
personal regard , I have the honor to remain ,
Fraternally Yours *
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