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THE OMAHA DAILY JfcRE : SUNDAY , MAY 8 , 1898.
B - / FROM . THE FARTHER . . WEST
SCIENCE FOR THE FARMERS
Work Being Done for Agriculture at th
Montana Experiment Station.
.rrs WORK is NO LONGER LAUGHED AT
ttnnr Prnrtlcnl Tmn of Great Vnlne
t Wcfttvrti FnrmrrM
of Work Hpnnnn
BOZEMAN , Mont. , May 7. ( Special. ) The
% ork for the season at the experiment sta
tion here conducted In connection with thu
Montana State Agricultural college has
fcccn entered upon nnd the plans Include a
lore general scries of experiments than
over before. Ten years ago the person who
talked of scientific forming for Montnnii
\vould have been laughed at , but not so now.
The experiment station here Is under the
direction of Prof. 8. M. Emery , who has with
fclm a competent corps of assistants. This
year the customary grain experiments will
bo conducted , consisting of a variety or
tents of perhaps 200 varieties of grain nnd
needs , and there Will be a great many tests
of seeds nnd plants. "In addition to deter
mining the best grains for Montana , " said
a member of the experiment station force In
peaking of the work for the year , "other
tests will bo made of the proper quantity of
Heed to bow per acre , also what la known as
m pure seed test , a process that will eventu
ally provide each Montana farmer with a
ufllclcnt amount of absolutely pure seed to
Btart him out toward having a stock ade
quate to his own needs. Pure seed Is of
much greater Importance to the Montana
farmer than Is generally Imagined. In our
dry climate , grains when ripe must be har
vested , else they shell nnd fall to the ground.
Suppose one hhs mixed seed , our farmers
usually have In wheat , nnd there Is a vnrln
tlon of from three- days to a week In tha
ripening of the different sorts. If the groin
' 1s but on the first appearance of ripening the
result will bo a loss from the harvesting of
Immntured grain , and If the crop Is held
until the backward ripening sorts are ready
to cut thp first will have ripened nnd shelled
out , so that loss Is bound to occur no mat
ter when mixed grain Is harvested. The
pint grains will bo grown the present year
under what Is known as the Campbell soil
culture system. This system Is attracting
much attention In arid regions , as It Is based
on two theories : Perfect preparation of the
seed bed , to a depth of ten Inches , nnd sur
face cultivation of the crop after planting
This Is not so formidable a thing as It first
appears. First , It requires only about one-
half bushel ! ) of seed per acre , and a man
and a span of smart walking horses will
easily cultivate twenty acres per day. One
great claim for this system Is that It renders
it possible to grow crops without Irrigation.
"Other agricultural lines of experiment
will bo tests of various root and forage ciops ,
peas , beets , potatoes , etc. The cost of pro
duction per pound of pork , mutton and beef.
Forestry mill Fmltn ,
"Tho division of forestry 61 the Depart
ment of Agriculture nt Washington has
made a contract with the officers In charge
of the experiment station , whereby the sta
tion will grow three ncrea of experiment
forest this season , this amount to bo In
creased to ten acres. This work of forestry
will bo of Inestimable value to thu state ,
Os It Is broadening and extension of work
* begun Uy Director Emery' In 1895 In the
horticultural department of the ntatlon.
Good results Imvo come of this work and
considerable stock Is now being placed with
planters throughout the state at cost prices
of shade trees , apples , crab , cut rant , black
berries , raspberries and strawberries.
"Especial prominence Is being given to the
study of the strawberry , as this has great
value to the fruit growers of Montana. In
n mixed lot of fifty-eight sorts , the last
year , -the fruit yield was at the rate of 10-
000 pounds per aero , nnd it Is believed thht
If the best fruiting sorts are selected this
rate of yield can be doubled. Besides test
ing the productiveness of strawberries , they
, re being studied for the purpose of deter
mining whether or not there Is a difference
in the ability of the blooms of different
varieties to resist frost effects. It Is be
lieved there Is , nnd If this point can be de
termined It will bo of great value to growers ,
as In every part of the United States the
frequent loss from late spring frosts is very
great In the aggregate.
"A most Important experiment was In
I-/ augurated In ISO" that of determining the
- effects of crop rotation upon soli fertility.
Realizing the unfairness of arriving at re
sults based upon the yields from small ex
periment plats there were set aside six acres
of land for a six years' rotation test. The
plan of rotation Is , first , wheat , in which'Is
a thin seeding of clover ; second , clover
alone ; third , oats ; fourth , sugar beets ; fifth ,
beets ; sixth , Canada field peas.
"Tho position of these crops will bo
changed each year one place , nnd the land
will receive careful tilth , but no manure
during the six years' test. Should It prove
that ns n result of the test that at the end
of the sixth year each acre is as productive
s It was last year the crop yields grown In
1S)7 ! ) being of average yield nnd quality , It
TV III bo n valuable object lesson to the Mon
tana farmers who believe In summer fallow-
Ing. It Is believed that by alternating the
three great grain crops of Montana , wheat ,
oats and barley , with clover , sugar beets nnd
field peas , that full crops of small grain will
be harvested each jear , nnd If this result bo
attained and the Montana farmer Is shown
that ho can secure In addition to these full
crops of clover , beets , or other roots , nnd
Hold pens , he can In addition to the number
one grain farm which ho has maintained
heretofore also havd an abundance of the
finest feed for live stock , horses , cattle ,
sheep and Bwlno , and ralt-o enough sugar to
supply the million and a quarter pounds ot
sugnr bought outside of Montana each year.
"The analyses of soils , of waters , ot milk ,
of grains nnd forage crops nro being con-
Can be given why Stuarts' Dyspepsia Tab
lets are the best and most effectual cure for
every form of Indigestion.
They are hi Tablet form , which retains
their gcod qualities Indefinitely , "while liquid
preparations become stale and useless with
age.They are convenient , can be carried In tbo
pocket and taken when needed. They are
pleasa-.it to the taste.
After each meal dissolve one or two ot
them In 'Re mouth and , mingling with the
food , they constitute a perfect digestive , ab
solutely safe for the most sensitive etomach.
They digest the food before It has time to
fermo nt , thus preventing the formation of
ga > and keeping the blood pure and free
from the po'sonous ' products of fermented ,
half dlgntej food.
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets make the cora-
t plrxlon clwr by keeping the blood pure.
They Increase fleth by digesting flesh-
. forming toofr.
Stuart's Dspepsla Tablets la the onlr
remedy designed especially for the cure ot
etomach troubles aod nothing else.
pne disease , one remedy , the successful
physician of toJay Is the specialist , the cuc-
cMful medicine Is the meJIctae prepared
specially for one disease. *
A whole parkage taken at one tlmo would
mot hurt you , but xvoulJ simply be a waste
ot eood material.
Over six thousand men and women In the
Mate of Michigan alcne have 'been cured of
indigestion nd dyspepsia by the use of
0tiurt'i Dyspepsia Tablet * .
Sold by all druggists t 60 cenu per pack-
ducted , all of which ndd to the store df
knowledge , -which will bo most valuable to
the tiller ot the soil.
"A very exhaustive study of the poisonous
plants of Montana Is being conducted by
Drs. E. V. Wllcox nnd Jennings. A recent
bulletin of the poisoning ot sheep by lark
spur , by lr , Wllcox , is now being dis
tributed. In experiments conducted and re
searches prosecuted In 1897 it Is most
clearly demonstrated that this plant , which
Is very generally distributed In alt the graz
ing districts of the state , Is very poisonous
to sheep. This was determined not only by
studying the effect of the plant eaten when
green by sheep , but the same , results were
obtained death to the nheep by extracting
the poisonous principles ot the larkspur
and administering to the sheep. Hotter still
a remedy has been determined and mode
of treatment given to save sheep not too
badly affected by the poison. A special edi
tion of the bulletin of 1,000 copies , bound
In heavy mantlln paper , has been made ,
especially for sheep herders' use upon the
range. These will be matted to any resident
of the state Interested In sheep culture.
"A complete exhibit of wheat , oats and
barley , both In the grain and straw , grown
at the station farm , has been prepared for
the Omaha exposition nnd wilt be In evi
dence to substantiate the claims that have
been often made that Montana produces the
finest grain on earth. Lieutenant deorgo
P. Ahern , who has the chair of forestry In
the Agricultural college. Is now engaged In
making a collection of the woods of Mon
tana for the same exposition. The exhibi
tion should have much to do with dis
proving the erroneous opinion that Montana
Is a bleak , tlmbcrlcss region , nnd when
the splendid collection of photographs ot
standing timber of the state Is shown In
connection with the timber specimens It
will do much to give a proper Idea of the
extent and value of the timber resources
of the state.
A recent Interesting addition to the sta
tion equipment Is a 'model greenhouse ,
twenty by forty feet. This will be used for
experiment nnd Instruction. Many of the
vegetables In which experiment work Is be
ing carried on are started under glass and
thus given much advantage over hotbed or
cold frame culture , and In the greenhouse
are ninny plants used to give students In
botany the opportunity to study living spec
imens In the winter season , when It would ,
of course , bo out of the question to procure
out-of-door plants. Here , too , are propa
gated the many ( lowers used to decorate and
ornament the station and college grounds.
Sufficient attention Is paid to flower culture
to demonstrate what can be done in those
pleasant lines In Montana. "
DEEP MIMMi IN CAI.II'OUMA.
It linn HIMMI I'liyliin Well , I2M | > cclalIy
In the " .tinther l.nde" of the Cnnipn.
LOS ANGELES , Cal. , May 7. ( Special. )
Deep mining In California , especially l"n the
"mother lode" belt , has proved that It pays
better than uny other. In some ot the
best paying mines In the state the results
were good from the surface down , nnd In
others the upper levels were either bar
ren or contained low grade rock of small
value. In the Gwln mine , in Calaverus
county , only low grade ore was encountered
for the first 400 feet , but between the 400-
foot nnd 900-foot levels $10 ore was pro-
luced. Over J2,000,000 had been paid In
llvldcnds , and the mine was down to 1,200
feet when it was abandoned by reason of
extensive cavca. It lay Idle for nearly
twenty years , when It was reopened nnd
fir > 0,000 was sp.cnt In getting the property
into ; shnpo again and In pushing the shaft
to a'depth of 1,600 feet , it now .has a pay
chute over 1,300 feet In length , and Its
Forty-ptnmp mill Is kept constantly busy.
In the same county the Utlca , down over
1,300 feet , Is n big producer and a constant
payer ot dividends , while the Melcnes , at
1,000 feet , and the Lane & Tullock , at 1,330 ,
are also good paying mines. In Amador
county the Kennedy , now the deepest In the
state , , was at first worked to a depth ot
600 feet on low grade ore , and then aban
doned , because at that time such ore could
not be worked profitably. When it waa
reopened $16 ore was found on the 000-foot
level , and since then It has paid $2,000,000
In dividends and its present value is far
up In the millions. The biggest body of ore
ever found In this mine was developed as
a vertical depth of 2,200 feet. The shaft
Is now down 2,400 feet. The Keystone ,
also in Amador county , produced gold ore
near the surface , and paid several million
dollars In dividends before It was abandoned
at the 1,300-foot level. Then new owners
took hold of It , sunk deeper , and soon had
the property among the big producers again.
The Eureka , at Sutler Creek , for the first
400 feet produced rock that yielded only $2.EO
per ton. It has since , worked to the 2,200-
foot level , made an output of over $15,000-
000. The Zclla , down 1,100 feet , nnd "the
Wlldrnan-Mnhoney , 1,400 feet , are also good
properties. In- Nevada "county the Provi
dence and the Omaha , each down 1,700 feet ,
the North Star. 2,100 ; the Idaho-Maryland ,
3,100 on the incline and 2,200 In the shaft ;
the Champion2.100 , and the Empire , 2,400 ,
have records of millions , and have produced
greater value at greater depth. The Em
pire has been a producer since 1857 , and Its
product shows no sign of diminishing. The
Ilnnner mine. In But.to county , another good
producer , Is down 1,000 feet.
Conviction of 1'opoerntlc HdltorN. .
DEXTER , Mo. , May 7. ( Special. ) Tim
othy Hosmer , editor of the Enterprise , a
populist paper published in Dloomfleld , nnd
C. D. Bailey , n leading populist politician
of this county , were convicted on n charge
of criminal libel before Justice Waller , In
nioomfleld this morning nnd fined $25 each
nnd costs. The suit was duo to the pub
lication of an article In the Enterprise , sup
posed to have been written by Bailey , slan
dering the Dexter school board. The de
fendants have appealed the case.
MlNHonrl 1'rolilliltlfiitlnt Nominee * .
ST. LOUIS , May 7. A special to the Post-
Dispatch from Moberly , Mo. , says : The
prohibition state convention. In session here ,
nominated the following ticket today and
reaffirmed the principles set forth In the na
tional prohibition platform : Supreme Judge ,
for long term , Iteuben B. Robinson of Lamar -
mar ; supreme Judge , short term , J. P. Orr
of Holdcu ; state school superintendent , R.
T. Bond of Fayette ; railway commissioner ,
J. Fred Williams ot Scdalla.
Abinulon n Te o Colony.
NEWTON , Kan. , May 7. ( Special. )
Twenty-five families of Mennonltcs of Hnr-
vey and Marlon counties have returned from
a Texas colony and will make their homes
hero In the future. Tbo Mennonltcs grew
dissatisfied hero last year and joined a col
ony of their sect near Fort Worth. They
say rainy weather and soli tinctured with
alkali rendered their land unprofitable.
MUftoitrl Stnte FliinncoN. ,
JEFFERSON CITV. Mo. , May 7. ( Spe
cial. ) State Treasurer Pitts has filed with
Governor Stephens u report of the transac
tions ot the treasury for the month ot April.
U shows the following : Balance on hand
March 31 , $1,355,073.83 ; receipts for April ,
$412.457.19 ; disbursements for April. $167.-
312.19 ; balance on hand April 30 , $1.600-
84S.62 ; earning Missouri penitentiary , $21-
Suuur llr t Rxpcrlmrnti.
FORT COLLINS , Colo. , May 7. ( Special. )
Mr. Holmes , representing the Union Pacific
railway , was In the city today In the Interest
of the sugar beet Industry. His plan li to
send from this county two train loads of
beets to Grand Island , Neb. , for treatment In
tue Osnard lucar factory , the railroad to
make i a special rate on the freight. An effort
la | being made to Induce the farmers to raise-
this I amount of beets this season ,
Wright county claims ns n native n awcct
potato eighteen Inches long.
Knights of Pythlns at Hoonvlllc will erect
a handsome three-story building to cost
Frank Jamca says he Is not at nil anxious
to take part In another war and that one
was enough for him.
Not oven the excitement of war has been
able to effect a reconciliation between Jef
ferson City ftnd Scdalla.
Thp total value of nil kinds-of property
In Missouri , as fixed br the Strtto Board ot
Equalization , Is $959,296,907.
A single lead mining company operating
In southwest Missouri claims nn output
ot $24,000.000 worth of product in the last
A chorus of 100 voices , In addition to 'n
corps ot celebrated soloists , will sing the
difficult compositions of the old masters
during Tarklo'a great musical festival ,
The smallest baby In Hny cotrnty Is the
one recently born to the wife of W. H.
Graham. It Is now 2 months old , weighs
four nnd one-half pounds and a dollar bill
Will completely cover Its face.
U may not bo generally known that Mis
souri has the largest peach orchard In
the world , yet such Is the case. It Is owned
by the McNnlr brothers of Howell county.
Last year from a tract ot 2,000 acres over
$300,000 was the net profit to the owner's.
The McNalr brothers are descendants of
Governor McNnlr. who served Missouri be
fore her admission as a state.
Colorado JNeMM Note * .
The name of Yankee hill Is to be changed
Idaho Springs will soon have a fine pub
In three days last week twenty Inches ot
snow fell In parts of Colorado.
Part of the Pueblo nubile building has
been occupied. The postofflco floor will be
ready May 31.
Louis Schmidt was found guilty at Den
ver of embezzling $1,700 while treasurer of
the Improved Order ot Red Men.
While trying to turn from a car tracll
nt Pueblo Saturday E. W. Ehllbln was
thrown to the ground. Two hours later
bo died at the Pueblo hospital as a result
of his .Injuries.
Prof. Grace Espy Patton , superintendent
of public instruction , has just issued a
pamphlet that will be invaluable to the
teachers of Colorado. The pamphlet out
lines "Manual Training for Eight Years. "
All Trinidad Is stirred up over the re
cent action of the school board In notifying
Superintendent E. C. Stevens , who has had
charge of the public schools of that city
during the last eight years , that after the
expiration of the present term his services
would be no longer required.
SOUFH OMAHA NEWS.
The custom Inaugurated by the local Grand
Army post of visiting the public schools nt
least once n year and talking patriotism to
the pupils will bo carried out the same ns
usual this year and Friday , May 27 , Is the
day set for the visit. The following detail
has been made by Phil Kearney post , No. 2 ,
for this occasion :
High School M. W. Mabcry , O. K. Pad
dock , J. M. Glasgow , A. H. Merrill , E. L.
Martin , Michael Coady , U. S. Allison , J. S.
Lincoln School Jeff Ogg , N. EJ.Acker ,
Lymnn Fuller , J. E. Aughe , David Condron ,
Hawthorne School Fred J. Ettcr , D. S.
Pnrkhurst , John Soanler , Thomas O'Brlon ,
Michael QulmbyAmos Thurlow. _ |
Drown Park School S. W. Blllyuc , B.
Bower , C. W. Glynn , Ira Burroughs , Wes
ley Chadd , J. D. Bennett.
St. Agnes School James Condon , William
Kelly , James Carney , H.J. . Peterson , Wil
liam Kelleher , Dennis Purcell , Michael
East Albright School J. W. Cress , J. T.
Hoasley , Ed Jones , I. T. Vanscoy , Charles
Third Ward School J. O. Eastman , Na
than Gordon , Peter Henkle , J. D. Peyton ,
West Albright School Ed Welmer , John
Mclntyre , W. S. Anderson , John Ernst.
Fourth Ward School John Condon , D. S.
Miller , Peter Cockrell , J. J. Solomon , R. M.
Nahama , I. W. Sntvely.
High School Annex John O'Hern , N. 'O.
Ingersol , Sylvester Choslcy.
Mission School , Sixteenth nnd N Streets
J. T. Robertson , A. W. Allaway , W. D. Alo'x
Jahnnon In the Toll * .
Chief Brennan returned- from Ottumwa ,
la. , last night with Bill Johnson , who la
wanted for robbing Markeson Brothers * sa
loon of $700. The crime was committed
about six weeks ago , and Johnson has been
on the go over since. Ho vras traced to
Denver , nnd from there Jumped to Kansas
City. After spending a day In the Missouri
town Johnson .pulled out for Perry , Okl. ,
whore lie loitered a time. Then ho drifted
back to Iowa , and happened to run across
a policeman who had seen a description card
sent out by the police hero.
The robbery occurred ono Sunday even-
Ing. While left alone In the saloon for a
moment Johnson pried open the cash drawer
and appropriated a sack containing the
amount mentioned. -
Councilman Wear's scheme of having the
houses renumbered Is considered a good one
by several of the city officials. In the
suburbs It Is almost Impossible to tell any
thing by numbers nnd frequently houses
side by side have numbers all out of pro
portion to the feet frontage. The same
might be said of sonio localities In the
heart of the city. There is some talk o
preparing nn ordinance providing for the
renumbering of every house In the city
'Mall carriers flnd it difficult to locate par
ties on account of the confusion of numbers
and a great deal of trouble could be avotdec
If a system of numbering to bo devised by
the city engineer was provided for by ordi
MeetliiK ot HuHiiltnl Worker * ,
Tuesday afternoon there will be a meeting
of the Hospital association nt the parlors
of the Institution. All persons interested in
the work of the association are urged to
attend. It Is the desire of the managers
to increase the membership as much as
possible , In order to Interest the men am
women of this city In the work. A member
ship card costs $1. At the meeting Tuesday
plans are to bo made for raising money ant
various propositions will be talked over.
Mncrlu City Gomilp.
Spcctalcles , eyeglasses , at Godfrey's.
C. O. Crowns 11 , teacher of music , 24 & N sl .
Wollsteta & Co.'a " 310" whltky la the beat
Miss Jennie Levy is visiting friends in
Yukon & Chllkoot refrigerators. The
S , S. Green of Bchuyler was a visitor here
John W. Grlhblo has gone to Arapahoe on
There \\lll be n picnic at Sarpy Mills
Officer Jimmy Shcahan Is laid up with
Mrs. W. L. Holland has gone to Green
wood to visit relatives.
John Clay of Chicago Is here looking
after his property Interests.
Charles Wlleon went to Ashland last nigh
to visit relatives for a few days.
Henry Jordon , Twenty-ninth and O street *
reports the birth of a daughter.
No sci-vlcea will bo held at the Eplscopa
church today. Next Sunday services wi !
bo held In tha church on the new site ,
Twenty-Fourth nnd J streets.
Mrs. John Flynn , who has been very
sick. Is reported somewhat Improved.
A ton has bceg Jwrn to " "Sir. nnd Mm ,
Jes o PoUloy , Twenty-fifth nnd J streets.
Bargains In furi .Urp ) , carpets' and crock-
ry nt Slo ne ft < aj. eg 53th nnd N streets.
Max Foote Is burfiilnB n barn nt 2128 I
trcct , the permit brftng Issued yesterday.
About sixty sdlobn" keepers hnvo paid
heir license menu JInjo the city treasury.
The newly clec nd ofnccrs of the Good
Templars tflll bOjlpsfyllod Tuesday night.
An Illustrated /vfjure / on Cuba will bo
Ivcn at MelhodlftT'ilmrcVIn about ft week.
A case of dlphUi'WK Is reported In the
amlly ot Chris FTanks , 813 North Twcnty-
fth street. *
Nearly everyone teems to bo In favor of
he pttabltshment of a free reading room
The third quarterly Methodist conference
Will be held nt the First Methodist Episcopal
hurch Tuesday evening.
Wet sooils sale lasts only few days
onger. Neb. Shoe 6 Clothing House ,
Twenty-fifth nnd N. Sts.
Cottage prayer meeting will be held nt
he home of C. W. Smith , 2406 N street ,
Ylday evening of this week.
A business mcetlng'of the Epworth league
will be held at the lecture room of the
lethodlst church Tuesday evening.
Building Inspector Dunscomb will pro e-
: ute n number of people who have erected
buildings without first obtaining permits.
Easy terms. Will sell lots and build
louses on easy terms with fair cash pay
ment , balance monthly. F. J. Persons.
The big building which has stood In the
itrcet for so many months nt Fifteenth nnd
illssourl avenue Is to bo moved tomorrow.
The brick sidewalk In front of Colonel
lunt's property , Twenty-sixth nnd N streets ,
which caved in last week , has been re-
The local papers keep agitating the N
treet foot bridge across the tracks to the
stock yards. Everyone hero hopes to see
such a bridge built this year.
Doc Davis , who was caught trying to break
nto John Shnnnhan's residence and was shot
n the arm , was taken to the county Jail
yesterday afternoon for medical treatment.
On Thursday afternoon , May 19 , Mrs. W.
A. McColllster will entertain the Ladles'
Aid society of the First Methodist church
at her home , Eighteenth street nnd MIs-
On May 29 Rev. Father Nugent of DCS
Molnes nnd Rev. Father Moriarty of this
city will address the Grand Army of the
llepubllc , the Sons of Veterans and the
A'oman's Relief Corps at St. Agnes church.
Patrick McDonough , cx-cnptnln of the i > o-
Ice force nnd Officer James Sheahan will
open u saloon nt Frank Crawford's stahd
on Twenty-sixth street , this week. Officer
Sheahan expects to resign from the police
Owing to the Illness of the Episcopal
) lshop there will be no confirmation class
In South Omaha this month. On Sunday
evening , May 15 , all candidates for con
firmation from this city will bo confirmed
nt Trinity cathedral , Omaha. Candidates
are requested to send their names to Rev.
Irving Johnson , pristor of St. Martin's
Episcopal church , . Uits week.
OUT ON A jEECTURING TOUR
Dr. Jo Jill norrtou of tlic I'roNliytcriau
Theological iSnqlnnry Coem to
KniiniiN for n , FIMV WvukN.
Dr. John Gordon of the Presbyterian
Theological seminary Tjf this city Is soon to
cave for an oxtefidbd're4stcrn trip. It will
include visits to Pltts urg , Washington and
S'ow york. After7 spending the summer In
the cost Dr. Gordon- will return to the
seminary-hero In September.
From May 17 toMa _ 27 ho will be present
at the Summer Schoolof Theology nnd Blblo
Study at Wnshburnr1 college , Topeka , Kan.
With the exception of one afternoon he will
ccture on "The Mountain Peaks of Church
History. " Ho will sirenk Of the 'following
hrlstlan leaders : Athannslus , Johh Chryso's-
tom , Augustine , St. Francis ot Assist ,
Thomas n Kempls , Luther , Calvin , Knox and
the Westminster divines.
On Tuesday evening , May 24 , Dr. Gordon
Will give a lecture to the students of the
summer school on SaVanaroIa , the occasion
being the 400th anniversary of the great-re
Minn Annie Lniunicl.
VEST POINT , Neb. , May 7. ( Special. )
The death is announced of Miss Annie
Lmmmol , aged 21 years , the eldest daughter
ot William Lumtnel , a prominent farmer
living three mileseast , ot this city. The
cause of death was diphtheria , several other
members of the family being sick with the
satno disease. ' ,
Pioneer lniieM Aiyny <
MANNING , la. . May 7. ( Special. ) J. C
Robinson , a wealthy and highly respected
farmer and stock breeder residing up In
the country twenty miles northwest of here
near Vail , ' met with nn accident on Monday
that resulted in his death the day follow
ing. A tree , which was being cut down by
an employe , fell in nn unexpected direction
striking Mr. Robinson on the head. The
funeral , which waa held 'on 'Thursday , in
said to have been ono ot the largest ever
witnessed In the country around Vail. Mr
Robinson had lived In that vicinity for
thirty years or more , coming there before
the town of Vail was platted.
HlB Sonp Fnctory.
DETROIT. May X7. The Detroit Soap
company's plant at.Dlx avenue nnd Twenty-
fifth street was totally destroyed by flro
today. The loss is $100,000 ; Insured for
$80,000. Forty people were employed In the
factory. Another factory will be operated
temporarily nnd the works rebuilt. The flro
originated near thp engine room
IIV.MKMIAI , .
SIOUX CITY , $ ny 7. ( Special. ) Mls
Kato Dougherty , the , daughter of a grocer o
Columbus , O. , nnd Anton Marousok. n Sioux
City tailor , have been married In feloux City
the result of an advertisement In a matrimonial
menial publlcnttou.jipj .ta the old story o
an affair Btartlugtoutfas , i\ \ Joke and ending
up In earnest.
TCiiroi > cnn 4 rtU Quotation ! .
LONDON , Mayi ft-Amerlcan securities
opened below New York parity , but later
steadied and show a < f ) Improving tendency
Spanish fours opened ol'-SOtt , Vt , hlghfir than
yesterday's closing tyrlce.
Ttvo RjU , ll I-'Ircn.
The barn of Alfcort II. Starkney. 3108
Seward street , was found on fire about 8
o'clock last nlghi , _ fcom a cause not yet
ascertained. Defoui'ftftj horses could be re
moved from the building ono waa burned
to death and nnothcy Injured BO seriously
that It was shot'Tito : Vehicles In the barn
were saved and tfi ttftal damage amounted
to $200 , covered by Insurance.
A few minutes-later a flro was reported
In the dwelling of ittnry G. Yule-4219 Bur
detto street. Damage amounting to $100 was
done to tbo kitchen and rear portion o
the house before the > blaze was extinguished
The flro Is thoughUta have originated from
a match dropped In ; a pantry. The loss waa
covered by Insurance.
Mnrrlnite Ilci-n e .
Tbo following marriage licenses were Is
sued yesterday bj the county Judge ; _
' " "
Joe Vancorc , Valley county , Nebraska..n3
Fanny Kersal , Omsha 22
George Loomls , OmKhk 2
Emma Helsel , Omaha . < 2
Frank Bova , Om&hi 2 :
Anna Mororce. Oniah'a 2
Isaac Nllson , South Omaha 2'
Jcnnlo Anderson , j ! > outh Omaha 21
Thomas Mllander. Soutfi Omaha 2
Myrtle Horn , South Omaha 1
John Bracken , Owali * . . , , . . .3
Mary A. Dlngman , < Council Bluffs , la 3
BOMBARDING HIGH PRICES
Hot Bargain Shot Thick and Fast This
Week Will Make Prices Tumble and Give
the People an Opportunity to Buy Goods
in This line at Prices Unheard of in the
History of Omaha or the West. A A A .
MMB > W .W
REFRIGERATORS Reliable and LAWNMOWERS
ALASKA Quick Meal
YUKON Gasoline and
The Garland and
CHILKOOT , Oil Stoves Pennsylvania
The world's best.
The new 1893 blue flame giant burners-
Made of Hard smokeless . no odor simple safe economi They Have No Equal.
wood Filled cal. . Don't experiment buy the best.
$4 Reliable 1898 Onsollno Stoves $2.00
with mineral wool $8 Reliable 1898 Gasoline Stoves $5.50 $4 1898 Garland Mowers $2.45
and charcoal 8 walls to preserve $14 Reliable 1898 Gasoline Stoves ? 9.7o ' $ G 1S9S Garland Mowers $3.CO
$ S 1898 Garland .
serve ice Movable flues and
drain-pipe. Blue Flame
GHILGOOT REFRIGERATORS. Oil Stoves GARDEN
Long. Wide. Hlprh ,
$7 size 24-in. 16-in. 'lil-in $4.45
810 size 27-in. 10-In 4n-in. $7.25 $10 Quick Meal 1898 Oil Stoves $7.00 HOSE
817 size 30-in. 21-in. 48-ln. SI2-OO $14 Quick Meal 189S Oil Stoves $9.50
Last st/o has double door. These goods are all warranted. The Best Warranted Brands ,
GRANITE STEEL WARE , Spider , Comet , Carbon , Oxford ,
The genuine kind. WIRE Puritan , Double Diamond.
4 quart Preserving Prices lOc foot to 20c foot. Wo fecll
Kettle ISc NETTING
. . Hose as low ns Cc foot , but cannot wan ant
No. 8 full hi/.o .
Teakettles GOc this kind.
The best Galvanized Wire Poultry Netting
5 quart the guaranted kind that lasts for years.
Saucepans This Is used for fences , toniiU courts , flow
3 quart Coffeepot 25c ers , trellis. All widths from 12 Inches * to WIRE
, 6 feet AUde.
Wash Bowl 12c
14-quart Deep Dish Garden Tools ,
9-In. Plo Spades , Shovels , Hoes , For windows and doors the best guaran
Plates Gc teed brands green , black , fiearl. All
1 pint Drinking Rakes , Lawn Rakes. widths , 24-Inch to 48 Inches wide.
We Sell Stoves , Gasoline Stoves and Refrigerators on Monthly Payments or Give a Discount for Gash ,
Cor. 14th and
MILTON ROGERS Fnrnam.
IltlYKIlS AIIE IN THE ASCKMXVN'T.
Hcvey' Victory Stllteiin the Stock
NEW YORK , May 7. Commodore Dowey's
decisive victory at Manila has been the
overshadowing Influence In the stock mar
ket all week. The severity of the blow he
has delivered nnd Its demonstration of the
overwhelming superiority of the equipment
of the United States have been accepted
as promising an early settlement of the
contest. The demoralization In the political
and financial affaire ot Spain which have
developed during the week gives a strong
guaranty of the same result. The bullish
sentiment has been strongly In the ascend
ant by reason ot the prospect that the war
element will Boon ba eliminated. Large
professional operators , who bought on a
large scale last week in anticipation ot the
victory in the Philippines , took advantage
of the demand for stocks on Monday mornIng -
Ing to market their holdings at a handsome
profit. All their offerings were easily ab
sorbed. Continued heavy profit-taking and
London selling worked a slight reaction on
Tuesday , but after the Wednesday holiday
London turned buyer and there was another
violent advance. On Friday London turned
a heavy seller on account of the stiffening
rates for money there and unsettled the
New York market somewhat , but thjj rlso
was not effectually checked. A renewal of
gold Imports on easier conditions In the
money market , the heavy foreign demand
for'food stuffs , and the strong traffic returns
by the railroads have nil had Increased ef
fects wlih the subsidence of fear of dnmngo
by war. Prices nro from two to eight points
higher In the railway list nnd gains are
greater in some of the specialties.
HKIjHASK GOODS OP KIMOUSTEIIS.
Cni'iro .Sclxcil In 1NIMI AVI1I lie For-
vt-ariled to Cuba.
NEW YORK. May 7. The steamer Ber
muda , carrying n largo filibustering expedi
tion nnd a cargo of stores nnd ammunition
for Cubans under command of General
Callxto Garcia , was seized In this harbor In
January , 1896. The stores nnd nmmunltlon
on board the Bermuda were held by the
government of the United States , and has
since been In charge of the quartermaster
at Governor's Island , and the Department of
Combustibles In this city. These hnvo now
been ordered released by United States At
torney General Grlggs , and will bo sent at
once to Tampa , Flo. , whence they will bo
forwarded to Cuba. The seized articles con
sist of COO.OOO rounds of rifle cartridges , 300
pounds of dynamite , several cases of revolver
ver cartridges and a quantity of small arms.
The suit which has been pending In the
United States district court Hero against the
Cuban Junta and L. J. C. Kspln , for' whom
the stores were purchased , has been discon
tinued by order of the attorney general nt
the request of Secretary Alger.
1'erfeetliiir War Ilerennc mil.
WASHINGTON , May 7. The Senate com
mittee on finance continued Its effort to Im
prove the stamp tax schedule In the war
revenue tariff bill , giving special attention
to an amendment providing a tax on bills
of lading. When the committee took a re
cess at noon the amendment had not been
acted upon , but the Indications were strong
that It would be adopted. Mr. Wolcott also
gave notice of an amendment placing a tax
on legacies and the probabilities are that
It will be Incorporated in tbo bill , as all
the democratic members favor It.
IHInnl * GnnrdHinen MuMercil In.
SPRINGFIELD , 111. . May 7. The Fifth
regiment , Illinois National Guard , Is ho
more. The entire regiment , under com
mand of Colonel J. 8. Culver , has been
mustered Into the service pf the. United
States government by Major C. S. Roberts ,
Seventeenth Infantry , U. S. A. Thirty-four
privates and one officer failed to pass the
physical examination , 904 privates and lof
ty-five officers being mustered in.
GrnernI Wllmiu Mniiterrd In.
WASHINGTON , May 7. General James H ,
Wilson of Delaware was mustered In as a
major general of volunteers in the office
ot the adjutant general of the army at the
Experience is the great 'teacherv :
The truest test of a garments'
merit is in the appeance and wear.
Hundreds of men are today telling
others of the satifaction they exper
ience in wearing garments made by
us. They boast of the saving they
have made. They urge their .friends
to place trial order with us.
Such hearty endorsement (8hould lead you into a similar
Don't fall into the error of thinking that its necessary to
pay $40 or § 50 for first class tailored garments. "We'll please
you for half that amount.
The tailors' name on a garmentis not always the best evi
dence that you've got your money's worth , Perhaps you've '
paid a fancy price for the name ?
All garments made in Omaha by Omaha tailors.
TROUSERS , $4 to $12. SUITS , $15 to'$50
SPRING OVERCOATS , $15 to $40.
209 and 211 S. 15th St - - - Karbach Blocfc
War department this morning and expressed
his readiness to take the field at once. It
Is expected that all the newly appointed
majors general will bo assigned to the com
mand ot corps or divisions without delay.
New Mexli-o'M Quom Ivor a In.
SANTA , FE , N. M. , May 7. Now Mexlco'o
quota of fourteen commissioned officers and
340 men for the volunteer army has been
mustered In ns'troops A nnd B , First United
States Volunteer cavalry. They will leave
here today or tomorrow for San Antonio ,
Conmil 1'rPxtnit Henrlicn New YorlC ,
NEWJVORK , May 7. Felix W. Preston ,
United States consular agent at Ponca , ar
rived hero today with his wife and family
on the steamer Bratten from Porto Rico.
There was no excitement nt Ponca when
Mr. Preston left.
Accept MlNit ( ionlil'M Gift.
WASHINGTON , May 7. The president has
accepted the gift 'of Miss Helen Gould of
New York to the government of $100,000 for
war purposes nnd her check for that amount
today was received at the Treasury depart
Inotn Anirrlenn Nrriirltlm.
LONDON , May 7.The news from Manila
caused a Jump upward of American securities
on the Stock exchange.
Mrn. Ilenroilii Will Iteilrc.
CHtCAdO , May 7. The fourth biennial
convocation of the General .Federation of
Women's Clubs will moot in Denver June 22.
At the convention Mrs. Ellen M. Henrotln ,
president of the federation , will , it is Bald ,
retire fiom active club life nnd devote her
time to Individual study and pursuits.
Killed Ity Native * .
8IBRRE LEONE , West Coast Africa , May
7. Additional advices confirm the reports of
the assassination of Minister Archer , Mlsi
Hatflcia and Mr , Cain and add to the list or
murdered missionaries the name of Mlsg
"Kcgg. " possibly n mispronunciation ot the
name of'Mlss Schcnck. Miss Cain ( led Into
the bush nnd her fate Is not known. All
these missionaries were Americans , Who
> vcro Bent out hero by the United Brethren
of Christ Mission of Dayton , O.
SPRINGFIELD , O. , May 7. The mission
aries killed nt Slerre Leone nro well fenown
hero. Miss Marie Hatflcld lectured hero last
July. Correct names of others arc : I. N.
Cain , Mary Cain , Mary Archer , Ulla
Gold ISnirnirod for Import.
NEW YORK. May 7. A dispatch from
Chicago says that the First National hank
hau arranged to Import $150,000 in gold. En
gagements of gold are also announced by
J. and W. Sellcman & Co. of i00,000.
TUB HKAI.TY MAUKIOT.
INSTRUMENTS placed on record Satur
day , May 7 , 1S98 :
Wnrrunty need * .
W. M. Wood to A. H. Fnrrar , lot 17 ,
block 150 , South Omaha J1.500
Jennie Leonard to Jtunei Urlflln , wV4
lot 3 , Mock 3 , improvement associa
tion . - . . . - . 7UO
Q. II. Pollock and wife to L , . M. Ed-
Ki-rton , lots C nnd 7 , block 8 , Orchard
Martin Tlbko tn Leonard Everett , sV4
no 1-15-12 nml o ,4 HO 1-15-12 11,209
G. F. lirown and wlfp to L. II. MUH-
Bellman , lot 15 , block 4 , Ambler place fi7
J. H. Uurnont und wlto to J. K. Mbor-
Bole. triiHtco , lots 29 to 3J , 52 to DC.
HUbdlv b "A , " Reservoir ad and
strip nil , 2
M. I. Mypm and hiiibniiil to C. A. Ry-
burn , no BO w 9-15-13 j
Sherllf to C. A. Kent , lot J , Preston
& W'B 4,209
Bamo to Michigan Mutual Life 1n ur-
unco company , w' , & lot 30 , block 4 ,
Campbell' ) ) ad
Same to J. n. Aneoll , trustee- , lot II ,
Pruyn's xubdlv 933
Bunio to Maria Cnrlton , loin 40 to 47 ,
block 2 , MyHtlc park ; lotH 1 to 10 ,
block 2 , Irene place ; lotu 1 to 15 ,
block 1 , Irene plnco , . . . , . . . . 2,509
Total amount of transfer * 124,251
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