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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 4, 1898)
DM ATT A DAILY -REE : fiTNDAY , S.EPTEMTVRT7 , 1808.
September ? , 1W3.
Our Collection of Choice Fall
Is now complete and only waits your coming.
Agents for JHcCnll Bnznr Patterns.
Goods at 25c
557 stle ? .
in two and
AT 12'sn A YAUD 29 Stylos.
Mixed Suitings , nmall check nnd figured
goods splendid value at this price.
AT COe A YAHD 80 Styles.
New Hirn * " ' K < Y "ts--'o t.rli'lit rl'Oi
tones of the new sort , coupled with
th oiii.ij oeuiuiiul v.i.iMo , h. cs ef
fects of wondrous attractiveness.
VOU ( ! OM' AND UICYCLE SUITS
Wo are showing several lines of excel
lent value , such as Coverts , Twills ,
Meltons , Whipcords , 60c , 75c , $1.00
and $1.25 u yard.
COLORED AND I1LACK SILKS
In fact wo have culled the very flower
of fashlon'H richest fancy to be able
In meet the requirements of our
Some Special What's thu ad-
Linens vantage of buy
ing the in at
Thompson , Jieldeu & Co.'s ?
Lit us sec. First , only all linen gets
In here , so thnt question don't worry
you. Another point is the pricing. It
would hardly necm fair to us to juilgo
pric-to u ) these asked nt stores where
Komliiem IB only to be guessed at.
Monday morning we will place on sale
2r > Illeached Table Cloths , mussed and
folk'd our regular price , JH.TiO , $3.7. <
and $1.00 Monday's price , $2.S7.
IT , Uli-urhnl Table rioths , regular $2.50
Monday's price , $1.G ! ) .
All remtuirts of Tatd ? Llnona and
Crashes left from our August Linen
Sale will bo placed on sale Monday
morning at LOW PRICKS.
Vests , V front ,
thh waist , re
duced to 18e
'i for 5Uc.
Ladles' ribbed Lisle Vests , low neck and
sleeveless , fancy crocheted fronts , Iu !
and lOc each.
Ladles' flno Lisle Vest. " , high neck and
loiv ? sleeves , white nnd ecru , reduced
to 3Sc 3 for $1.00.
Men's The Atwood Sus-
light end durable do nnt rip apart In
back or pull oft buttons they are
only EOc a pair.
Wo also carry In stock n complete line
of "Crown Make" Suspenders prices
from 25c to $5.00 a pair.
I The Chicago Curler , good quality of silk
web , In black or colors , 25c a pair.
Ttikcy , Kennedy , Kannlo 1'urvls , Mrs.
Harry Wllklns and a number of others.
Sonic for tin1 SlrU Ourx.
After the dinner had been served nnd
the soldiers who had enjoyed It were htroll-
Ing to shady nooks about the camp , vlth
their sisters and other fellows' sisters , the
attention of the women was directed to re-
llevlnc the wants of the men In the
regimental hospital , to whom the
women carried milk and jellies and
such food as the physicians would
permit to be Riven to the men under tholr
care. Flowers were placed In their rooms
and everything possible was done to cheer
them up. It was Informally de
cided at n meeting of the young women
later In the afternoon that much of the
work of the FFower mission of Oinuha dur
ing the coming week should lie directed
toward the decoration of the sick rooms at
Camp George 1) . Melklojohn , Fort Omaha.
Jinny I'coiilt * Out ( o ( live the Hey * 11
lliinil SluiKt * mill u Clii-iT.
Comparable to only the- magnificent ova-
tlou given the Omaha companies of volun
teers when they left this city was the
popular reception extended to the Second
Nebraska regiment on its return to the
metropolis of Its homo state. The early
hour at which the soldier boys eamo Into
the city did not prevent the congregation of
H largo number of their relatives and friends
to extend a heartfelt "welcome home. "
The first train carrying the soldiers
ro.icb.ed the Thirtieth street crossing of
the Missouri Pacific tracks , near Fort
Omaha , just ten minutes after the 7 o'clock
whistles had blown yesterday morn
ing. H was made up of twelve
f The Omaha Bee I
t Map of Cuba Coupon I
t Present this Coupon with
A Map of Cuba.
A Mnp of the West Indies.
And a Map of the World ,
By Mall 14 cente.
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! ! KPbsmoN'
" 'UN ' PHOTOGRAVURE J
. . .
Thin coupon and 10 Cents will A
obtain three phntognivurctt I
( the Exposition. ?
BY MAIL , 2c EXTRA. f
? Kfe " aHfcflifll ) t-oiy |
Sheets and To be able to buy
Pillow Cases r e a d y in a d e
Sheets is J're-
quently of great eonvenience
and we are able to meet any
Our sheets arc guaranteed torn , size
2UxlMj ! or SlxfiO , at 60c and COc each.
Hemstitched , C5c each. Extra size ,
/4x2y4 > , or 'JOxSS , at Goo each.
I'lllow Cases , with above guarantee ,
4lix36 , at IZ't ' , and 15c each.
Feather Pillows , at $100 , ? 1.23 , $2.73 ,
$2.00 and $3.50 per pair.
Children's One more month
Head-Wear of warm weather
In which you will need Mull BonneTs
and cool Caps.
The whlto duck Napoleon Caps at GOc
each fill this need.
In Mull IJonnets there arc a great va
riety of styles , ranging In price from
2Sc to $1.50 each.
Make your children comfortable.
Cotton Hose ,
tops , also
double sole ,
toe and heel ,
had Its' fancy Cotton Hose , very good
quality , 2ie pair.
Chlldicn's fmo ribbed Lisle Hose , extra
Good value , only 2l c pair.
Infants' line ribbed lllnck Cotton Hose ,
with double knee , toe , solo nnd heel ,
.Notions Jewelry As a rule
these bits of
Jewelry are inexpensive
mcro trinkets but they are pretty
and kix-uuiilti or glveablc.
Ladles' gold plated long shank Collar
Uuttoni ! , fc each.
Ladles' Pointers , lOc each.
Military Hat Pins. ' , lOo each.
Gold Wire Waist Pins , 5c each 0 for
Pearl Shirt Waist Sols , 20c each.
Belt Duckies , In steel and enamel , at
Too , $1.00 , $1.23 and $1.50 each.
Blankets Our stock was never
more complete than
it is this season.
All the best makes are represented at
prices as low as ever.
10-4 Oroy BlankeU' , -1'c.
11-1 Orey or White Blankets at 75e , D3c ,
$1.25 , $1.CO , up to $14.00 per pair.
Baby lllaiikets ( white ) , $2.30 , $3.00 , $3.50. $
$4.50 per pair.
Comforters For fall and winter.
Wo are ready to show you the finest
line of Comforters ever seen in this
Whether filled with cotton or down they
u. i' , le lt.-il.
Cotiou nilml -"fn"trK 7'c.ti en. Si " ' .
$1.35 , $1.50. $1.75 , $1.03 , $2.23. $3.00
Down filled at $4.2. , $3.00 , SG.50 , J8.50 ,
$10.50 , $14.00 , $17.50.
passenger coaches , occupied by the
privates and non-commissioned olllcers , and
of one sleeping car for the use of the
commissioned ofllcers. Notwithstanding the
uncertainty of the hour at which the troops
would arrive , there was a goodly number or
citizens on hand to raise a cheer for the
returning soldiers. lieforo ranks were
formed to take up the march north on Thlr-
tloih street to the camp at Fort Omaha ,
there were a good many fond embraces and
other affectionate greetings exchanged.
On this train were the members of the
Omaha Guards , the prideof the Gate City
and its oldest military organization. An
Captain Charlie Wilson nnd his men stepped
from the cars they were pretty nearly over
whelmed with hearty welcomes from these
nearest and dearest to them. Then came the
Nebraska City boys , under the captaincy ot
Hilly Hayward of foot ball fame and the
son of the next governor. Other companies
followed these , and the troops were soon on
their way to the camp BO recently loft by
the Third Nebraska regiment.
C'onu- llniiKIlt'iirilfil. .
The boys did not present the same neat
and trim appearance noted on the occasion
of their leaving home. They were dark from
sunburn , their clothes were dusty and dirty ,
their faces were covered with bearUs of
strange and fantastic designs , But as a
whole the men looked well. There were
ninny weak , almost too weak to march. Some
showed the effects of sickness. But as they
again trod on their native soil they seemed
to brace up and take on a new lease ot life.
On ono of the trains there was a poor fellow
who had to bo helped to the train when the
troops left Chlckamauga , but ho got off the
train and walked like a well man when ho
reached here. The malady of homesickness
disappeared when the buildings of the home
city appeared In sight.
The second train to arrive was made up
of seventeen freight cars and ono passenger
coach. Part of the train was unloaded at the
Twenty-eighth street crossing and some of
the cars were taken to the Nicholas street
depot. This train reached the city at 7:30 :
o'clock , and two hours later there appeared
on Thirtieth street , bound for Fort Omaha ,
o long train of army wagons , heavily loaded
wlih tents , baggage and other Impedimenta
of the regiment. Thcro were more than a
dozen of these wagons , each drawn by four
strong mules. The soldiers accompanying
the wagon trains were heartily applauded
by the crowd along Thirtieth street , which
by this time lined the street from the railroad - I
road crossing to the fort , a half milo away , j
The third train to pull la was another I
weakness cl the stomach. It Is the
source of untold misery. It may bo
cured by toning and strengthening the
stomach and enriching and purifying the
blood with Hood's Sartaparllla. Many
thousands have been cured by this medi
cine nnd write that now they "can eat
anything tney wish without distress. "
Hood's ' Sarsaparilla
19 prepared by C. I. Hood & Co. , Lowell , Mass.
Sold by druggists , $1 , sli for ts. Get HOOD'S.
Hood's Pills cure all llrerllU. 3 ceuU.
Early Sale of
ing we com
early sale of
Wo Invlto you to como In and examlno
our line , which you will find much
more extensive than ever. You can
buy your cloak now nnd wear It nil
winter and Ilnd that you have saved
money on your purchase. You will be
surprised to ECO how llttlo money It
takes to get a handsome new coat or
Lovely silk lined Astrakhan Cloth Coata
Heavy Astrakhan Cloth Capes , trimmed
with Thibet fur Just the thing for
real winter weather at $5.00.
Ribbons The best qualities
In all silk fancy Hlbbons for crush
lioltB. sashes , neck ribbons , etc. New
est combination of colorings In plaids
and pliipia at lowest prices.
Fancy brocaded Silk nibbons , for the
hair , at 15c and 20c per yard.
Under-MllSlins L a d i e s' fi n e
whi e Petticoats ,
umbrella flounce , deep hem. ono row
of Inserting , dupt runic , at $1.50 each.
Ladles' line Cambric Skirts , two rows of
lace Inserting , clusters of tucks , wldo
lace on llounce , at $3.60 each , former
price , $1.50 each.
Ladles' ( towns , empire style , row of
, embroidery Inserting on collar and
shield , at S5c each.
We are still
Wo have a good selection of sizes.
Among th'jm you will find the most
popular makes W. I ) . . W. C. C. , Royal 1
Worcester. Kabo , U. & G. , J. II. , G. D. ,
Chicago Waist regular price , $1.00
price to close. 73c each.
Don't fall to buy a 23c Summer Corset.
It Is strongly boned throughout , made
of n good Hummer netting , long nnd
short models. It Is our regular HOc
corset. Wo are Belling them for 23c
lessons in The ladies of
will bo pleased to learn that wo have
made arrangements with Mr. Katow
to glVo embroidery lessons again. He
will be with us two weeks commenc
ing 0tober 17th.
passenger train , composed of fourteen
coaches and ono sleeper. This was filled
with other companies of the Second regi
ment , and arrived at Thirtieth street at
-just 8 o'clock. Thcro was a bigger crowd
by this time at the railroad tracks , and up
nt the fort there were over COO early risers
surrounding the Omaha Guards and other
volunteers wanting to know all about It.
Hut the men were too busy for a little whllo
to enter on any rehearsal of what had trans-
i plred slnco they left home. Gradually they
got excused by their captains , however , nnd
lost no time In strolling away with some
relative or friend. The affectionate greetings
were repeated and then there were stories
from the one about camp life and from the
other about things at homo and fun at the
Next after Colonel Hills and Captain Wil
son of the Omaha company probably Wil
liam , the colored mascot of the regiment ,
attracted most attention. Ho Is a partic
ularly clever youth of about 12 years
I i adopted by the regiment at Chlckamaugn ,
I I and brought north to become n. permanent
| ' resident of this city. He Is attired In n uni
form of light brown canvas , made after the
style of the officers' uniforms , and Is re
garded as an Important member of the regi
mental staff. The other pets of the regi
ment , Including another colored lad , a goose
and a doe , all brought from the hills of
Georgia , were exhibited by the soldiers to
their friends with some pride.
The last train of the return movement of
the Second pulled in about 11 o'clock. It
carried the sick members of the regiment.
It had stopped n couple of hours ut Fort
Crook , on orders from army ofllcers here ,
so that the worst cases ot sickness could 1
be taken to the army hospital there , and
given proper attention. There were about
thirty-five patients left there. Tor the
rest Captain Baxter , acting quartermaster
of the Department of the Missouri , had pro
vided nrmy ambulances nnd other con
venient vehicles for carrying the sick to
the city hospital , or to their homes. Cap
tain Baxter himself was on hand bright
nnd early , and was accompanied by a largo
number of his officers and clerks from the
department headquarters , who assisted In
looking nftcr the comfort of the returning
volunteers. Adjutant General Harry was on '
hand to assist , and Assistant General '
Freight and Passenger Agent Phllllppl of
the .Missouri Pacific looked after the un
loading of the trains. Ho was assisted by
Traveling Passenger Agent Harnes , who ac
companied the troops north from St. Louis.
\VOIIK-II ill Tlii-lr Work.
In the cool hours of the morning there I
were 'scores of the blK-hearted women of
Omaha hurrying toward Fort Omaha.
All of them cwrrled crcat boxes and
baskets of lunch for the soldiers
Hcforo the sun was fairly up In the skies
all streets leading toward the fort were <
scenes of activity. Carriages of all kinds <
were hurrying to the common Mecca , but j :
nil looked allko with their numerous sup
plies of good things for the soldiers to eat.
The street cars , too , did a good business , and j
the llttlo bob-tall cars from the Ames ave i
nue barns out to Thirtieth street were !
crowded almost to suffocation from T o'clock '
until well along in the afternoon. Hut the
women ot Omaha were not tbo only ones
who took good care that the boys should
Imvo plenty of the best to eat. The eoldleri
epeuli In highest terms ot praiseof the boa- I
pllallly of the people of Kannag City , who
fed them on Friday afternoon , and of the
citizens of Nebraska City , who came down
to the train COO strong at 1 o'clock on SatH
urdny morning with enough provisions to
glvo most of the regiment something to
During tlio Journey of two days and three
nights rations were served out very gpar01
Ingly , and most of the toys hod not had n
blto to eat slnco last night , nnd that coni
Blsted only of n llttlo poor coffee nud bread.
Ono young fellow said , with his teeth deeply
burled In an enormous chunk of bread nnd
butter , thnt ho was about starved. "This Is
the first butter I have had slnco I left here , "
said he. Another when asked If hu had had
a good breakfast shifted his quid and said ,
"Breakfast , well , I should say not. I
haven't had a square meal since we left the
\ < > Doiittin mi ( litTrnlii. .
It was a source of relief to all to learn
that none of the boys of any ot the com
panies had succumbed to disease whllo on
the way from the south. There were
rumors during Hie morning that at least
two deaths had occurred during the night ,
nnd when the arrival of the hospital train
showed this to have been a mbitnko the
tension was removed. Thcro were threeof
the soldiers who are seriously 111 nnd the
physicians feel alarmed about only one of
There was a touching pathos In the
eagerness with which the parents of those
knoxvn to be sick Bought out Major Hoover ,
the surgeon of the regiment , to Inquire the
latest from the patient. The major came
In on the first section and had no Informa
tion from the hospital train slnco ho left
Kansas City the night before ; yet he
seemed to appreciate the situation , nnd al
though he was himself sulTerlm ; with ma
larial fever , ho kept on his feet , answered
all questions In a good-natured inanner ami
tried to assure the anxious friends there
was no cause for woriylng.
An Omaha man wanted the major to give
him the privilege of
removing lilasori to his
own home. The boy was
coming on the hos
pital train and the parent wanted to make
arrangements for him. Ho was told that
none but the seriously 111 would he taken
away at present , and at any rate the major
could not permit any of them to leave
without an order from the colonel of the
regiment. The parent was not willing to
look at It In that light , and wanted to
take his boy from the car as soon as the
train arrived. He was told then to get
an order from Colonel Bills nnd his dcalro
would be compiled with. In the course of
an hour he returned with the order , nnd
here was n feeling of triumph ns he placed
t In the hands of Major Hoo.xr nnd went
away to wait the arrival o' the train.
A number of tbo men were taken sick
enroute , and these were cared for promptly
upon their arrival. Ono of these was First
Lieutenant McClnry of Norfolk , who hade
; o bo assisted to an ambulance. Another
was Lieutenant Devlno of Ord , who was
suffering from malarial fever. Private 0.
Wheeler of Company K , Schuyler , de
ployed on a pair of crutches , the result of
nn Injury to his knee and subsequent
rheumatism. Koss Porter and George Pync
of Company II had to be conveyed to the
hospital at Fort Omaha on account of
malaria which was just comlnc on. In
addition to these Dr. W. D. Ward of Lin
coln , who was attached to the hospital
corps , and Private Goodwell of Lincoln ,
also with the corps , after waiting around
| for the hospital train , both became 111 and
had to bo transferred to the Fort Omaha
hospital. These men had been caring for
the sick on the trains coming north and
. had been overworked , nnd with the rc-
I taxation which came with their return home ,
they yielded to the fever which 'was In
Mother Given Them Welcome.
The mother of ono of the Omaha Guards
was on the ground as early as the street
cars could get her there , and she deplored
nearly all the way because she had not
walked Instead of waiting. This company '
was In line , about ready to march , when
she arrived , and after n hearty welcome to ]
her boy , her excitement wag so Intense she
walked along the front of all the companies
waving her handkerchief and telling them
she welcomed them home. She was taking
the place of these mothers who were unable I
to bo present In person and making the boys |
feel they had not been forgotten.
Major Hoover of Kearney , the surgeon of
tbo regiment , In discussing the health of the
regiment and of the camp , said : "It has
only been within the last few weeks that
the sick rate has been alarming. Up till 1
within possibly three weeks only 1V4 per
cent of the boys were on the sick list , but .
within these three weeks they went down
rapidly. These In the hospitals Increased I
from about thirty to 130 In a few days. And
there will ho more of thnm sick even after
our arrival here , for many of the men have
been keeping themselves up through sheer
force of will power , because they feared If
they got down they would bo left at the
hospitals nt Chlckamauga. We' only left
twenty of our men In these hospitals , whom
we considered too lit to rldk BO long a Jour
ney. There have been but six deaths In
the regiment from the time we reached
Chlckamauga , May 22 , till the present time ,
and ono of these was from drowning.
"Tho cause of the Increase In sickness was
due to the camp conditions. We had be
tween 60,000 nnd 60,000 men nnd from 8,000
to 10,000. horses and mules there , nnd the
c.imp could not help becoming unsanitary.
It was Impossible for n patient to rally
under the conditions which prevail there.
We would retire nt night and hang our
clothes up , and In the morning wo could
take our undershirts and wring the water
out of them. I have malarial all through
my system , and there has been but one day
In three weeks that I have not had a cl'illl.
I keep myself full of qulnlno and take care
of myself , which enables mo to stay on niy
Tbo members of the regiment will bo
granted furloughs as rapidly as possible ,
which will bo good for thirty days. It is
expected that all the men will be away from
the camp by September 12. At the end of
the thirty days they must return or risk
being entered up as deserters , when the
work of mustering out will begin. This will
require from ten days to two weeks , brlng-
Ing It near tlio last of October before the
soldiers again become private citizens.
HOSTKIl OF Till- : HICK
.Name * of ( ho Men Who WITP Ill-ought
Home In ( hi * lloNpltal Trulii.
The hospital at Chlckamauga was emptied
on last Wednesday afternoon , nil the
patients being conveyed to Lytle. Here thej
waited all day without shelter and were
loaded Into sleeping coaches Into at night.
There was a total of 128 , In charge of Major
Hoover and Lieutenant Morran. The sick
soldiers report that they were very comfortable
fortablo during the trip and that their
wants were attended to ns well as could be
expected. Lieutenant Morrau states that he
distributed the following extra supplies dur-
Ing the Journey : Seventy gallons of milk ,
fifty-one palls of beef tea , COO pounds of
ice , brides a largo quantity of fruit and
sandwiches , A dozen competent nurses were
constantly employed In caring for the
patients. No serious developments occmred
during the trip , although it was expected
that several cases must terminate fatally
When Fort Crook was reached It was
thought advisable to leave the roost serious
cases there and the following were Installed
In the hospital on the grounds : William
Wllscn , Private Glffln of the band ; Private
Hayts , Company G ; Private Dallerhyde ,
Company B ; Privates Wiggins , Anderson
Schultz , Thomas McKcnna , Company F ;
Private Watson , Company K , Privates
i I'lager and Hedlund ,
The fallowing were granted furloughs and
' left the train In the neighborhood of
their homes : Albert Parker. Chnrtrs
K. Promise , A. II. Minor , Auburn ;
H C. Fn s nnd Herbert Fas . Nebraska
City , Neb. ; Sergeant Spencer , Dakota , City ,
Privates Heed nnd Klnley.
Others who were brought to Fort Omaha
nnd who nre still suffering from malaria
01 typhoid , but arc all out of danger :
Company 11 , Tyler Wilson , Charles Hatch ,
i Company ( D , A. 13. Springer , J. M. Mnrford ;
I Company 15 , Edgar J. Johnson ; Company
JO , , J. B. Douglas ; Company II ,
j ; George 11. Gnrrlcon , Fred Hills ,
I Mont A. Kcysor , S. II. Potter. .1. W.
Daugherty. Kdgnr Jones , L. M. Folger ;
Company I , W. McMahon ; Company K ,
Frank Illopck , George Solzer , Gerald
Bartumeck , Leroy H. Jones , Kdwnrd Sholes ,
M , F. Johnson ; Company L , J. W. Townsend -
send ; Company M , Ocorgo Chrlfitlniison , Al
bert Bishop , Hasmus Hasmussen , Hans
Shccl , Carl Wilson.
The following are the less serious rases ,
all of whom are convalescing : Company B ,
George Pine , Lieutenant Dcvlne , Hess Porter
ter , W. S. Pines , O. Severson ; Company C ,
A. Hoblnson ; Company D , Chnrles F. Lane ,
W. B. Allbert ; Company K , W. J. Kendall ,
Ellas G. Van Court ; Company F , A. C.
Baand , Charles G. Lawler , T. A. McKenna ;
Company G , K. Forsythe ; Company II , L.
Bclden , J. H. Wllsor George P. Garrison ,
J.V A. Borland , S. G. Jncobpy ; Company I , C.T
V Nelson ; Company K , Eugene N. Skinner
f O. O. Stuart , M. J. HlgKlns , Theodore
Wlcsendancer ; Company L , Clarence 1 ] .
Melcalf. F. P. Wellman. J. Sage , U. W.
Clnbauiih ; Company JI , Orll A. Barber , J.
A. Noble , J. M. Lambert.
When the hospital train arrived at the
Thirtieth street crossing It was met by n
ufllclent number of ambulances and the
oldlcrs wore taken to u hastily arranged
hospital at the northwest corner of the
iarado grounds. They were served with
: offee when they left the cars and when
.hey . arrived nt their quarters the women In
hargo left nothing undone for their com-
DAY AT CAMP WIKOFF
( Continued from First Page. )
eovory of the sick. The hospital locutions ,
heir surroundings nnd their cllmnlii , condl-
lens could not be Improved. The men with
.heir trained nurses , che'.Tful Eurrouiullngs ,
ull medical equipments nnd good hospl'nl
service will soon be ready to bo sent home
or to have permanent quartsrs. The country
s rich enough , prosperous enough , to give
hcse heroes every consideration , every com-
'ort and every luxury that they deserve or
request. 1 am most agreeably surprised at
ho facilities I found , particularly In the
l-.ospltal. The men will bo patient In their
present surroundings until they arc able to
stand a railroad journey. "
Secretary Alger said : "I find things In a
better condition than.they weie a week ago ,
1 am well satisfied with the camp. "
Ex-Secretary of War Proctor uriid : "Tho
ocatlon of the camp seems to me lli.il. It
ms water on both sides a soil dry by na
tural drainage and a pleasant bree/o fioin
he sea. It ic mearurelestly belter than the
hospitals I was familiar with .luring the
civil war. 1 think the presUdoiu'E . Isll will
glvo them something to th'n'c ' ' about nnJ
break the monotony for the weak ones.
When the president arrived at Long Inland
City ho took the government ferryboat Gen
eral Mclgs and was taken around the lower
end of Manhattan Island to tlio Jersey
shore , on his way to the vlco president's
home In Patterson , N. J. , where ho will
DETACIIMEVI'S O.MISSISSIPPI. .
Transport Siill.s from I'liiiecCurrying
OIUuffN anil lien.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 3. The following
cablegram from Major General Wilson has
been received nt the War department :
PONCE , Sept. 3. Adjutant General ,
Washington , D. C. : Mississippi sailed this
morning nt G o'clock with twenty-one ofll
cers nnd 422 men , 101 horses nnd fifty civil
ians , distributed as follows : New York cav
alry , six ofllccrs , 1CS men : Pennsylvania
cavalry , six ofllcers , 285 men ; sundry oftl-
cers , six ; Pennsylvania artillery , three
ofllcers , 154 men. Should reach New York
September 10 or 11.
General leaves for Son Juan this morn
ing and will be nt Hlo Pedras , within twelve
miles of San Juan , Monday evening.
( Signed ) "WILSON , Major General. "
FIFTV-FIIIST IOWA A SUFFKKEIt.
Klfty-Scvcii Men AIM * In Iliixiillnl anil
There Iluve Ileen Six DeiUhn.
SAN FUANCISCO. Sept. 3. There were
108 sick men among the troops today , In
cluding those In the outlying hospitals and
In private residences. There are still from
thirty-six to forty typhoid fever cases. The
Seventh California shows n total of ninety-
four sick men , including fifteen on fur
lough. Seventy-six nro In the division field
hospital. The Fifty-first Iowa Is not far
behind , with fifty-seven In the division hos
pital. The mortality has been heavy In
this regiment of late. There have been
six deaths since the 31st of July.
Hot Weather InereiiNe * Death Half.
NEW YORK , Sept. 3. The hot weather Is
Increasing the death rate among the sick
soldiers In the hospitals at Camp Wlkoff
to an alarming degree , besides prostrating
many men who heretofore have not been
on the sick list. There were eighteen
deaths yesterday end more have occurred
since midnight. President McKlnley was
shocked on learning of the terrible suffer
ings of the Michigan troops from the heat
while enroute from the camp to Long Island
City yesterday by rail. The president urged
that something be done nt once to supply
the troops leaving camp with plenty of Ice
and wholesome rations so that their dis
comfort whllo lying In the cars would be
as light as po&slble.
Deny Sti > rlen of OverehnrKe.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 3. Concerning the
alleged overcharging by stewards on board
transports , It Is stated at the quartermas
ter general's ofilco there Is but one single
Instance where a steward charged a pol
dlcr 25 cents for a sandwich. No other
complaints of the kind have been made at
the quartermaster's department.
DEATH RECORD ,
( ieorw U. Smith.
CHEROKEE , la. . Sept. 3. ( Special. )
Friday morning George 1) . Smith , a promi
nent young man of Cherokee nnd a son of
ono of the lending attorneys of the Cherokee
county bar , died of apoplexy. He was about
25 years of age.
KEARNEY , Neb. . Sept. 3. ( Special. )
Miss Annlo Switz , daughter ot Mr. F. J.
Swltz of this rtty , was married Thursday
evening to Mr. Charles Ashley of Sioux City ,
Hev. M. M. Nelson , pastor of the Christian
church , officiating.
IVrlnluliiK to lh Indian * .
WASHINGTON , Sept. 3. ( Special Telo.
gram. ) The secretary of the Interior today
decided to make a payment of $150,000 , to
the SUseton Indians of South Dakota ,
which waa recently approved by the pros-
Ident. Special Agent Jenkins , now here , will
leave for Slsseton next week to make the
payment. From present Indications U Is
not probable that Henry L. Shackman will
ever be sworn In ns agent at SUseton. It
cannot be learned whether or not this
means the permanent n-trnllon of Agent
. CAJIP ( THOMAS LOOKS LOXELY
Soldiers Rapidly Being Moved Out of the
Park nt Ohickivmtutga.
CAMP FOLLOWERS ARE ALSO GETTING OUT
' Mllle Vlllnue of IydMidi II *
> olorloiiN MliHta > , IteiiimcN It *
.Normaliieiiriini | | < e Only u
IVu HeuliueiilN I.rfl.
CHICKA.MAUOA PARK , Oa , Sept. ! 5.
The headquarters of the First and Second
brigades , First division , Third corps , moved
to Aniilston today. The Fourteenth New-
York left for Aunlston this afternoon. Bat
tery A , Georgia light artillery , left for
Griffin , On. , this nfternoou. The signal
corps left today for Knoxvllle. No re
movals will bo made tomorrow , but on
Monday tlio remaining artillery batteries
will leave for their home states to be
mustered out , nnd one or more regiments
will leave for Annlston. The First Missis
. sippi and the First Missouri will leave for
j their homo stales early next week , probably
j ! Tuesday and Wednesday. Chlcknmniign la
rapidly : assuming n deserted appearance.
( Inly n few regiments are left nnd nearly
I ( all of the camp follower. ) have departed.
The llttlo town of Lytlr. which has been
one of the busiest places In this section for
four months , Is getting back to Its normal
condition. The Mldwny , which was the
scene of much turbulence during the sum
mer. Is being done away with. The scores
of frame shacks are being torn down nnd
the people who did business in them nre
leaving for new fields of operations.
The Ohio hospital train arrived at camp
this morning. It will leave for Columbus
with the slek Ohio volunteers tonight.
Arrt'xteil for MiooHiiK.
PIERRK , S. I ) . , Sept. .1. ( Special Tele
gram. ) Sheriff Kennedy ot Stanley county
came In this morning with Ed Delhaii and
Sam Lamley , the men wanted for the shootIng -
Ing nt Fort Pierre , which resulted In the
death of It. P. Fales. They will be given
a hearing at Fort Plerro Monday , they hav
ing given themselves up to him. They ac
knowledge that they nre In the wrong and
say they are willing to take nny punishment
Imposed on them for what they did.
The state land depai tinent today received
patents fiom the general government for
9,000 acres of state land selected In the
Plerro and Huron land districts.
M ) NlerlmiN Donlile .Miinlrr.
CHARLESTON. W. Va. . Sept. 3. The
deud bodies of Matilda Mulllns , aged II ,
and luaac Mulllns , aged 10 years , were
found yesterday at Bakers Ford creek and
no clue can be secured to the double mur
der. Sis murders have occurred In the
Eamo vicinity during the ] > nst six years ,
all due to family feuds.
WORK OF DEADLY TORPEDO
( ! eminent SI en in lion I lllonn 1 p anil
1'onr of II * rreiv Killed Were
HeinovliiR Kxiilonl e .
NEW ORLEANS. Sept. 3. The govern-
mcnt steamboat John 1. Mrlgs was today do-
gtroyod by nn explosion at St. Philip. It
had aboard Lieutenant Jcrvy nntl n party
engaged In removing the torpedoes laid In
ttio Mlsslfislppl river during the bCKlnnliiK
of the war. Lieutenant Jervy hail n nar
The killed :
CAPTAIN STARR , commander.
SERGEANT JOHN NEWMAN , otic of the
Thnse wounded are :
Fritz Ko.-h and 1) . 1) ) . Reddy.
VETERANS BEGIN TO ARRIVE
AiUnnei * ( Jnarcl of ( i , A. K , PrepiifliiM ;
for the Annual Itennlon lit
CINCINNATI , Sept. 3. The adviuico
guard of the national encampment of tlio
Grand Army of the Republic , which will bo
held hen > next week , began arriving today.
These early arrhals arc arranging the head
quarters of different state departments for
the hosts that will bo here Monday. Quito
a demonstration IH expected on Monday , as
the Labor day parade will be the opening
event after the dedication of the ramps.
The naval parade IH on Tuesday , t'lo Grand
Army parade on Wednesday and the civic
and Industrial parade , with the peace jubl-
fce , on Thursday.
YELLOW FEVER IS SPREADING
Mne .Netv CaNen at Oruoml One ( 'air
lit a Touno ( Infeetetl
JACKSON , Miss. , Sept. 3.--Nlne new rases
of yellow fever were reported by the Board
of Health today from Orwood. Ono case has
developed at Watcrford , a small village five
miles east of Water Valley. The board re
gards the situation ns rather serious.
Surgeon Cnther of the United Plates Ma
rino hospital service left Taylor's station for
Orwood today on a special train. Thrre are
now twcnty-ono cases nt Orwood. One death
InterHtate .SilrllunllNlle | Convention.
NEVADA. Mo. . Sept. 3. The mutual In-
tcmtnto spiritualistic convention In ni > bslon
nt Liberal has elected the following ollicor.t
for the ensuing year : President , G. H. Wal-
Fcr , Liberal ; vice president , J. S. HnCTon. I
Sheldon ; correspcnding secretary , Mrs. C.
M. Folsnm , Louisville , Ky. ; treasurer , Mrs.
J. S. Hatton , Sheldon ; general superin
tendent. C. M. Folhom , Louisville , Ky. It
was decided to hold the next annual meet
ing at Liberal , beginning September 21 ,
continuing two weeks.
THE GREAT CURATIVE POWERS
1308 Farnam St. , Omnha , Neb.
We refer to the Host Banks , Iiisiiic.vs ! M-MI and Merchants in th : city
WHEN ALL OTHERS FAIL
ncmcmbci the wonderfully successful specialists nnd treatment of this Institute com
bine the two greatest tactoru of the healing ort Known to tininiclii al piolca lon -
ELECTRU'ITV und MKDH'INU. It IK Hie Inrsesi , must thnro-iphly and completely
equipped Institute , both clec-trlcully nnd medically , rvcr established In the West
for the trcHtment nnd absolute cure of all m-rvous , c-hronlr and private diseases of
MEN and WOMEN. Honorable and fair den line accorded lo nil
SPECIALISTS for DISEASES of MEN
SPECIALISTS for DISEASES of WOMEN
The great electrical and medical specialists of this Institute nro fur the bost. most
successful nnd scientific' the world has i-vor known , nil of whom are gradunten
of the best medical colleges In the world , each having had long aim suc
cessful practice In his specialty , nnd are uuhlPvliiK results In curing the nick
and HiifferlnB by their combined Electro Mi-iin al tn-niiiK-i , ' wlilm uuultl lie im
possible to Hccuro by either electrical or mrtllcal treatment nlniif. Thn State Electro-
Medical Instltuto Is tlio ONLY I'I.A- wfifrc you inn obtain the lioiiKlllH of tlilH
successful treatment iimlrr the mom iklllf'il ' nivl ipnrm"MI inli ti UF A rm..r >
that If i ny power on e-irlh run cure yon | HP doctors rnn They linvo pffoctod com
plete end permanent < ures after fill others had fallrd Hem < - doctors fall because of
treating the wrong disease ; others fiom not knowing the right treatment.
NO MISTAKES "N < > FAILURES ,
A perfect rure Kuurunici-u In all < ua > g , irr < ptI Our special combined KLKO-
THO-MiDlCALTUhAT.MK.\T : , for NiUVOfS 1'KIULITV m-v r full * . VOUNO. .MID-
DLK-AGKD AND OLlJ MKN. L-mt Manhood The awful effccta of | nclln n-lions in
youth , self-pollution or exccit rs In after life ami tiniffn tH til iiPKU'Ctvil or Improper
ly treated cnaes , prodm IIIK U'k of vilullt > . HI'XfAL VVICAKNKHH , iindpvi-lnpfd or
shrunken purtu , pain in b.i-Ic. loln , or k'di ' ( > M , < hc t pulns , nfrvounncKH , H ! < i i'los.1- '
nens , weaknuHH of body uiul hiiiln , dlzzin g . falling mc'inot > , hick ( , f eni-rKy unil
conlldence , despondent y , evil foreboillnttH. tlmlillty and other distressing Hymptotnn ,
untitlliii ; uni- for business. Htuily. plr.tMii e anil piijoyrnrut of life. Huch ru ca. If
nekrlei'ted. almost nlwayB lad l to prrmntu , < li-iiy ami death.
HUI'TtTHB. VAIlirOC'CLK , IIYUUOflJLi : . S\VKLLIN : S , THNDKHNKHS. HIS-
CHAHOI-.S. KTHICTt'UflH. KIHNIOY AND I'lMNAHY U'SIJAHKH. ' SMA..L. WKAK
AND HHKUNKIJN I'AHTS. ALL JILOOO. HKIN ANO 1'HIVATK ULSUAHliS. ubso-
lutely cured by this trcutinent after ull other means have failed.
DISEASES OF WOMEN.
The combined Klectro-Mi'dlcnl Troatmo nt of Ilia Htalo Klectro-Medlcal Inutitute U
especially effective In the rure of all fomal e complaints , riiliinii or IIHIII | | > einenl of tliu
womb , I n flu munition or ulri ration , bloatin K , lieadachtH , Hjilnulveuknunu , illschurtrua
bladder and kidney troubles. '
OPI3N Dally , from S a. m. to S p. rn. Sundays 10 to 1 p , rn ,
WHITE If you lunnot cull , a loiter rurnfnlly describing your inplbma | and wo will
send you In pluln envelope our Bclentlllf and honcnt opinion of your rano freii 1
of chargeUur wonili-riul > i'in of lioruc- treatment pnulilfH IIH 10 HUI < cn.ifully
treat by mfans of rorrespondrrn-i' , thoiulixini ; ut o 'llHtutuo nnd we liuvo In years
past cured inniiy tliousanOa in tlila woy.
State Electro-Medical Institute ,
lUOS I'AK.VAM HT OMAHA. M2U.
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