Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, September 21, 1898, Part I, Page 7, Image 7

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State Funds Expended for Benefit of the
Kansas City Manufactory.
Not Onlr HUN the Slnti ! llonrd "Snx-d"
, tin I It linn Kept \i-l > rnsUu
1'coplu from llaiulllnurVliul
It Did Spend.
LINCOLN' , Sept. 20. ( Spcclsl. ) The
Dcu's exposure of the state buttcrlno and
oleomargarine contracts has caused a great
deal of comment , especially among the
farmers , dairymen and creamery men , who
are most directly Interested In the butter
making Industry , and a largo number of
Inquiries have come In for exact details of
this new scheme of the popocratlc oinclaU
to "save money. " To satisfy thcsa Inquir
ers that thcro Is no guesswork about thin
matter , the vouchers In the auditor's of-
flco have been gone over In detail , the Hast
ings Asylum for the Incurable Insanu be
ing taken as a sample institution. In the
table bulow , ( showing the amount of arti
ficial butter purchased for this Institution
during the past fourteen months , the num
ber of CO-pound tubs , the brand of grease
and the voucher numbers are given as they
appear on the vouchers. The purchases
ehown below were all from one firm at Kan-
nan City. No search has yet been made to
find If buttcrlnc was also purchased from
local dealers , or how much real butter was
bought for the use of the olllclals of the
asylum. It will bo noticed that the Kansas
City dealers worked off on the Hastings
institution an average of about 1,000 pounds
of "olco" per month. The figures copied
from the official vouchers are as follows :
Data and No.
or voucher. Amount paid.
July 9. 13,291-10 tubs Crescent solid.J 48.80
Hept. 13 , 14,921-10 tubH May solid. . .
October 14 , 15.CCO 50 tubs May solid.
Nov. 14 , 10,283-10 tubs May solid. . . .
Dec. 9. 17,011-20 tubs May solid
Jan. 22 , 18,170 20 tubs May solid
Keb. 9 , 18,733 10 tubs special solid.
March 14 , 19.579 20 tubs xpcclal solid
April G , 20,015 20 tubs Hpcelal Hollil.
May 10 , 20.7KO 20 tubs special solid.
July 13 , 22,321 20 tub * special Holld.
August 0 , 22,756 20 tubs special Holld
Bept. 12 , 23,381 20 tubs Bpeclulsolid. .
Total paid for Kunsan C'lty oleo.lHI.OO
Total number of pounds ll.GUO
Coocl ThIIIK- for MlnNiitirl.
Using the Hastings asylum as a , basis to
figure froru , It will bo found that an enual
amount of btitterinc per capita for all Insti
tutions In tbo state would foot up to 51,850
pounds. This Immense amount of artlllclal
butter , at 10 cents per pound , the ordinary
prlco paid , would cost $5lSu. Hut It take *
the place of at least 61,839 pounds of Ne
braska butter which ought to bring the peo-
ulo J10.370. It seems that the butter mak
ers of Nebraska arc not only deprived of
the chance to market this amount of their
product but that Iho sum of $5,185 has been
taken out of circulation hero and sent to
Missouri. This Is calculated to make the
average farmer or dairyman wonder where
it Is that the stale olllclals "stand up for
Nebraska. "
In the face of these figures the "reform
state ofllclals" may demur and claim that
port of the tlmo eomo of the state's wards
wcro fed on real butter , or that the fig
ures are a fo\v dollars too high , because
the llttlo blind girls at Nebraska City , not
being heavy eaters , do not consume their
full share of the Kansas City butterlne.
Hut this can bu met by the assertion Unit
the Industrial school boys are naturally
larcQ caters and very wasteful , and that
the Inmates of the Soldiers' homo have been
known to surreptitiously grease their boots
with the butterlne set before them. So
that would more than offset the saving
made on account of the poor appetites of
the blind girls.
The butterlne used by the state Institutions
Is only a small Item In the total amount
of food consumed by the people In the insti
tutions , and If th $ same method Is followed
in thu purchase of giber supplies , using
cheap , artificial nnd - adulterated food , the
caving ought to bo much larger than the
"reformers" have reported , aid | there Is a
chance that some of the funds are being
Juggled Instead of being used for legitimate
The requisition of the governor of Iowa
has been honored for the return of W. M.
KerrlngWm , who Is now under arrest nt
Scotia , Grceley county. Fcrrlngtnn is
charged with having embezzled nnd con-
vcitcd to his own use a horse , buggy and
harness belonging to II. C. Menaray and
P. W. Menaray of Council Bruits.
The Itealty Trust company of Omaha ,
with a capital of $50,000 , filed articles of
Incorporation today. The ofllcers arc
Charles L. Wright , president ; John Wright ,
vice prcsldnet ; George H. hasbury , secre
tary nnd treasurer.
1) rail It Sulphuric Arid.
Mrs. It. A. Avellno , a street musician
who came here during the reunion , com
mitted suicide by drinking sulphuric acid
last night , Since coming to the city the
has acted strangely and yesterday was ar
rested and taken before the Insanity board
on complaint of the woman with whom she
nnd two lltt'lc girls lodged. She was re
leased , however , and on going back down
( own got the poison and drank It. The suf
fertng woman was taken to the pollco sta
tion and the city physician summoned , but
the acid had so badly burned thu flesh of
both throat and stomach that she died after
several hours of Intense agony. It devel
oped that the two little girls belong to a
woman In St. Louis , but they wcro traveling
with this woman to make money. Mrs ,
Avellno's hutibaiul left ) her while- they wcro
in Omaha last week ami his threat of re
turning to 1'arls Bcetned to have unsettled
her mind. Yesterday before taking the
poison Eho sent t\u > telegrams saying that
she was dying. A letter was received from
Bt. Louis signed I. Kranclugues , asking for
further explanation. In reply to a telegram
cent from the pollco department later the
same party asked to have the body held
nnd made Inquiry about the chiniren , who
bear the same name ns that signed to both
A largo number o ( Woodmen from all of
Annual Sales ovorO,000 OOO Oo a *
nueh ns Vflnd and Pain la the Ftomaoh.
uiddlni'Rs , KulucM after muali. Head
ache. Dizziness , Drowslnesd. Flu hlnKS
of Heat , kosa of AppotlU ) . Cootlvonosa.
Blotches on the Bkln. Cold Chllla. DU-
turbed Bleep , l-'ricluful Dreams nnd all
> crvous and Tromblnig Bonsai inna.
IN TWENTY 11INUTE8. Every sufferer
will nolcnuwlodto them to bo
lir.rcil.iH'M Pll.IJf , taken nadlroot-
ed. will Quickly tt-Ktoro Females to com *
I > lftn health. They promptly remove
obitructloinorlrreKulnrltles of the FVS-
torn mill cure hlrlc llruduclic. Fora
Weak Stomach
Impaired Digestion
Disordered Liver
Doocham'o Pills nro
Without a Rival
And' hit * lb
Many I'nirut Mrillrlne In Hie World.
2te at all Drui ; Stores.
the camps In and around Lincoln are pre
paring to go to Omaha on Thursday Po take
part In the celebration of Woodmen day at
the exposition ,
| Ur. HnUtpfltl , who has been the pastor
of St. I'aul's Methodist church for the last
two years , tendered his resignation some
tlmo ago to take effect at the cloac of the
conference ) year. He was tendered a recep
tion by menibcro of the church last night
and today went to Falrbury. Dr. Halstead
expects to eecuro from the conference a
year's leave of absence , which ho will
spend nt his old home In Indiana In the
Itope of regaining his health before again
taking up ministerial work.
Omaha people nt fho hotels : At the Lin-
dell W. A. UB Hard , J. H. Mncomber. At
the Lincoln T. H. Andrews , W. A. Wyatt ,
John A. Krug.
One Kri'lfflit frnMlH-K Into Itrnr of An-
otlii'r r.iiKliU'rr Illicitly .Sorlouxl } '
If Xot rnlally Injured.
GRAND ISLAND , Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special
Telegram. ) The third section of freight
train No. IS , on tha Union Pacific , ran Into
the rear of the second section at Alda at an
carry hour this morning. Conductor Hanson
took a siding to Ic'J a passenger train , No. 5 ,
pass. The third section , Conductor Klrsh ,
was under the Impression ho would run to
Grand Island , and did not observe the slack
ing of the second section soon enough. A
rear-end collision resulted. Six cars were
demolished ; also the cnglno of the third
section , nnglnccr Roddy of the third sec
tion was badly Injured. He was brought ) to
the hospital In this city this morning. Ills
leg must be amputated , and some fears arc
entertained that his Injuries are fatal. The
wrecking train Is now clearing the tracks.
Train No. 5 Is still here waiting clearance.
The official reports received at headquar
ters hero show that locomotive No. 721 ,
which was pulling the third section of the
freight , Is badly demolished. The caboose ,
two box cars , loaded with bullion , and one
car filled with cattle , ore also wrecked , and
their contents scattered over the right of
way ,
The track was cleared at 0:20 : o'clock this
morning , and traffic was delayed but slightly.
Train No. 4 , the castbound morning cx-
jirepfvcame Into Omaha on time.
The latest reports from Engineer J. Roddy ,
who was taken to the Grand Island hospital
with one leg broken and his body badly
scalded , are that his condition is serious.
lion Cholera \cliriiHliii. .
COLUMBUS , Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special. )
The old time hog cholera has again made
Its appearance In Platte county. O. D. But
ler , a. farmer living within a few miles of
town , has lost some forty head recently ,
and ho says It affects both the old hogs
and the pigs and no remedy seems to check
Its ravages. Several others have lost some ,
but not in such numbers as Mr. Butler.
Thogo who have seen the hogs say It Is
the real old thing.
About two weeks ago John Foreman , a
farmer living In Burrows township , had all
of his stacks destroyed by lire just after he
had commenced threshing. Ho only saved
about forty bushels of oats , which they had
Just threshed. The lire caught by sparks
from the engine. Ho at once brought suit
against the owners of the machine Stlno-
holz & Pettcrs for the amount of his loss ,
and yesterday In Justice Fuller's court re
covered a Judgment for the full amount.
It Is believed that the Judgment will stand
and that no appeal will be taken.
Something over two years ago George
Smith of this city run a catfish horn into
the bottom of his right foot. Physicians
at the tlmo removed what they thought
to bo the bone , but the foot always gave
him trouble and at times ho could scarcely
walk , Yesterday ho went to a physician
and applied the X-rays to the foot and the
bono was plainly visible. An incision was
made and the bono removed , which was
Just one and a quarter Inches In length.
II thinks ho will hnvo no further trouble.
Military Aenileniy OIKMIN.
KEARNEY , Neb. , Sept. 19. ( Special. )
The Kearney Military academy was
formally opened this morning by the prlncl-
paRev. . F. P. Chlttendcn , Ph. D. The
opening exercises were attended by quite a
largo number of citizens and short ad
dresses were made by Rev. Burling , pastor
Congregational church ; Rev. Nelson , pas
tor Christian church ; Rev. Hayden , pastor
Presbyterian church ; Rov. Montgomery ,
rector St. Luko's Episcopal church ; Rev.
Wood , pastor Baptist church ; M. A. Brown ,
editor Dally Hub ; G. E. Haase , ex-captain
Company A , Nebraska National Guard , and
other citizens. The school starts out with
an enrollment of thirty-nine , coming from
all parts of the state , and many more are
expected during the week. Dr. Chlttendcn
will bo assisted In his wrok by Prof. Rus
sell , who had charge of the school last year ,
and a corps of four or five other teachers.
Hi-union nt Superior.
SUPERIOR. Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special. )
The Interstate reunion opened hero this
morning. The crowd surpasses anything the
reunion has ever seen for the opening day.
Beyond the park and on the level campus
Is located Camp Lincoln , which Is In gala
day attire. The women have spared nothing
In decorating the grounds.
The program for tomorrow Is : Congress
men's day , 10 a. m. , turning the camp Into
the hands of Commander S. T. Caldwcll ;
12 m. , dinner ; 1:30 : p. m. , addresses by Hon.
R. D. Sutherland , Hon. J. B. Stode and Hon.
W. R. Turner ; 3:30 : p. m. , base ball , AtchIson -
Ison , Kan , against Superior ; 5:30 : , balloon
ascension and high wire performance ; 7:30 : ,
camp fire conducted by Captain W. P.
I'nllUc-nl Pointer * .
HEBRON. Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special. ) The
three silver parties of this county met In
separate conventions Saturday afternoon
and by means of conference committees
nominated the same candidates , as follows :
For representative , J. R. Morrison of By
ron ; for county attorney , O. II. Scott of
Hebron , and for county commissioner for
the First district , the present incumbent ,
Gottfried Schmidt of Dcshler.
I'tilillu Si-lioolM OIMMI.
EDGAR. Neb. . Sept. 20. ( Special. ) The
Edgar public schools opened yesterday with
full attendance In all departments. The
following changes have been made In the
corps of teachers from last year : Principal ,
Prof. F. E. Mullen , In the place of Prof.
C. A. Fulmer ; Mrs. Cramer , Intermediate
department , In the place of Miss Lewlng-
ston ; Mrs. Headland , second primary , In
the place of Miss Jarctt.
llrllovinColleKF Oneim ,
BELLEVUE. Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special. )
Bcllevue college opened today under'very
favorable conditions. Over seventy-five
students were enrolled and It Is expected
tbo attendance will reach the hundred mark
by the 1st of October. There have been
no changes In the faculty except in the
Greek department , whcro Prof. C. R. Mitch
ell succeeds Prof. C. K. Hoyt.
Hurts HIM Font.
GENEVA , Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special Tele-
gram. ) Henry Demlng , Chelsea precinct ,
president of the County Agricultural asso
ciation , went out to the fair grounds yes
terday to superintend n general clearing up.
He struck at a stake with his axe and
hit his foot , bruising It so badly that he
became quite sick during the afternoon and
was taken homo.
UrnUemiin Dim of llli Injiirlr * .
CEDAR RAPIDS. Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special
Telegram , ) Charles G. Bcckley , n Milwau
kee brakemtn , who was run down bjr &
twitch euelno la the Milwaukee yards at
Marlon yesterday and had one limb and the
abdomen terribly mangled , died at the hos
pital this morning from the effect of the In-
I Juries.
I A fellow giving the name of George Con-
I nors and claiming to be from Chicago was
i i captured this morning while In the act of
attempting to gain an entrance to the house
of Major M. A. Nlgley. The fellow was
barefooted and carried n two-bladed axe ,
which ho was using as a Jimmy. When
searched ho had J250 In his pockets. A num
ber of burglaries have been committed of
late and It Is believed that Connors Is the
one who has been doing the work.
Uncolii Fro * ! .Voinlnntoil to Succeed
JudKV Hull on the llencli.
LINCOLN , Sept. 20. ( Special. ) The re
publicans of Lancaster county held their Ju
dicial convention this afternoon to nominate
a candidate for the place lately occupied
by Judge C. L. Hall. The convention was
held at the Oliver
theater and there was
a full attendance from all precincts In the
county. Great interest was manifested and
the hall was well tilled by those who were
not delegates , drawn there by reason of
the news that Judge Hayward would make
a speech on the Issues In the state cam
There was como delay In the proceed
ings of the convention on account of a con
test In Llttlo Salt precinct , and pending
the settlement of this difficulty Chairman
M. II. Reese Introduced Judge Hayward ,
who was greeted with great enthusiasm.
Judge Hayward then delivered a speech of
an hour's duration , which was replete with
facts and figures and to which the audi
ence listened with the closest of attention.
After adopting resolutions of respect to
the memory of Judge Hall the convention
proceeded to a ballot. Lincoln Frost led out
with the largest number of votes , with
Tyrrell next nnd enough scattering to pre
vent a nomination. On the fifteenth ballot
Frost was nominated.
The nominee Is a young man of good
legal ability and with a wide acquaintance
over the country. It Is tbo general Im
pression that he is a good vote-getter and
will make a good Judge.
Old Soldier * ) ' Hi-union.
SIDNEY. Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special Tele
gram. ) Old glory waves once more over tha
old Fort Sidney reservation and has gath
ered beneath It scores of the old veterans
of western Nebraska. The long row of com
modious officers' quarters has been thor
oughly cleaned and turned over to the In
coming veterans , who proceeded at once to
make themselves comfortable. The audi
torium to bo used for speakers Is a masslva
affair over 100 feet long by forty wide , capable
pablo of seating 1,000 people. The stage la
ono mass of flowers and bunting , the na
tional colors being extensively used In dec <
orating the ball. One company quarters has
has been reserved for the use of visitors. A
largo kitchen 100 by 30 feet has been inau
gurated , with three largo stoves going at
full blast , from which the large crowds will
bo served army rations In the old stylo.
The largo parade ground has been prepared
for the evolution of the old soldiers , tame
of the veterans , Hamilton cadets of North
Platte and other orders. Large campfircs
will be the order every night and the
grounds promise to be one blaze of light.
Among the speakers arc Judge Hayward ,
W. A. Poynter , John L. Webster , Superin
tendent Jackson , Superintendent Taylor ,
Congressman Greene , Norrls Brown , J. T.
Cornell , C. Davis , E. Rosewater , C. J.
Smythe and T. L. Matthews. A salute of
thirteen guns will bo given Admiral Dewcy
on Wednesday , twenty-one guns for McKln-
ley on Thursday nnd thirteen guns for
Sampson and Schley on Saturday.
SUPERIOR , Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special Tel
egram. ) The twenty-sixth republican sen
atorial district convention met at the city
of Superior today. Hon. James Hanthorn
was made chairman nnd I. E. Montgomery
secretary. A full delegation was present
and nominated Isaac Shepperdson of Rlv-
erton by acclamation. Mr. Shepperdson , In
his speech of acceptance , said. "I am no
speechmakcr , I nm not schooled In talking
to the public , but there Is ono thing I do
know , this country wants fair play for all
classes and must have It. If I am elected
they will get It so far as my vote goes. "
CRAWFORD , Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special
Telegram. ) J. H. Jones of Rushvlllo re
ceived the unanimous nomination for rep
resentative of this district at the republican
GRAND ISLAND , Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special
Telegram. ) The populists held an ad
journed convention today with seventy del
egates In attendance. Fusion was .com
pleted by the nomination of the democratic
candidate , J. J. Woolstcnholm , and ono can
didate , Jacob Lorenscn , apopulist. .
Lorenscn was later nominated by the
democratic convention of thirteen dele
gates. Candidate Poynter , Regent Forell
and Congressman Sutherland were listened
to this afternoon by 150 people.
Victim of Typhoid.
GENEVA , Neb. . Sept. 20. ( Special. ) Miss
Dora Otte , whoso funeral was held today at
2 p. m. from the Lutheran church , eight
miles southwest of the city , Is the first
victim of typhoid fever In or near Geneva.
She was taken' homo from town , where she
has been living for the last few months ,
almost unconscious on Friday and expired
Sunday night.
Soldler'x Funeral.
SHELTON , Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special. )
As large a funeral as was ever held In Shcl-
ton was held from the Methodist Episcopal
church at 2 p. m. today , being that of Frank
V. Colby of Company I , Third regiment Ne
braska volunteers , of which he was bugler.
He was 21 years of age and leaves many
friends here.
Kiilr In 1'rfiNuect.
WOOD RIVER , Nob. , Sept. 20. ( Special. )
Wood River Is preparing to have a big
agricultural fair October 4 , 5 , 6 and 7. The
managers hope to have a Joint debate be
tween the gubernatorial candidates , Hayward -
ward and Poynter , during the fair.
Web * tor County DUtrlct Court.
RED CLOUD , Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special. )
The fall term of the district ! court for
Webster county opened yesterday , with
Judge Bcal In attendance. There are about
140 cases on the docket. It will bo a quiet
session , as there are no criminal cases.
Hey Killed.
CHAPPELL , Neb. , Sept. 20. ( Special. )
A boy of William Mclntosh's. living '
twenty-eight miles north of this place , was
Instantly killed last evening while playing |
In a sand bank near the house , the bank
caving In on him. He was 10 years old.
IinproviMiirntM In I'l > IIIK .Miicliliu .
Inventors are plenty who can make a ma-
chlno'that will rlso and float In air , but the
one Improvement which none has succeeded
In making Is an apparatus thafwlll guide
the machine through the many treacherous I
currents of air. In this respect humanity Is
fortunate in having Hosteller's Stomach
Bittern , which acts as a safe guide by curing
treacherous stomach , liver and blood dls-
eases , giving a good appetite , a strong con
stitution and nerves like steel.
Odd I'rllonK Sovi'rrln Ioilfc
BOSTON. Sept. 20. Alfred S. Pinkerton
of Worcester v.-as unanimously lecied
grand sire of the suverc-lgn grand lodce. I.
0. O. P.
The supreme grand lodge of Independent
Order of Odd Fellows has voted to hold the
oext annual session In Detroit , Mich.
For deputy grand sire four candidates
wore placed In nomination , Gr. A. C. Cable
of Ohio , Or. 'J. Otis Humphrey of Illinois ,
Or. John L. Noton of Tennessee and Ur. W.
0. Nye of Minnesota , Gr. Cable received
ninety-three votes and was elected , J.
Frank Grant of Baltimore was re-elected
grand secretary and Richard Mucklo of
Philadelphia grand treasurer , by the castIng -
Ing of one ballot each. The session then
( Continued from First Page. )
territory was before congress and said that
he was then frequently asked what this Ne
braska was. Since then the state has bcca
pretty vigorously demonstrating Itself and
the whole world Is familiar with Ita achieve
ments. What marvels had been wrought
and are still working out by tbo men and
women of our race and of other slocks thai
have been Incorporated Into our own. Hero
Is a spectacle that kindles genius , awakens
the memory , Inspires the Imagination and
gives man a vantage ground to survey what
has been done , what Is still doing and what
Is yet to do. It Is denied to mo to look on
Its beauties , but I sympathize In your
triumph. Its beauty cannot come to me
through the eye , but It comes through the
ear and I too draw an Inspiration from Its
beauty. Dr. Mllburn closed with an eloquent
benediction and after another selection by
the band the visitors adjourned to the cafe
where lunch was served.
Another Stiirtllnxly Ili-nllitlc Kvlillil-
llon ( ilveii liy the IiidlniiN.
Not less than 10,000 people witnessed the
sham battle between the Indians yesterday
afternoon and when It was over and the
dead and wounded carted away It was pro
nounced a great success. It was fought
along substantially the same lines as some
of tbo others that have been put on and
was carried out In every detail. In addition
to these who occupied seals In the reserved
section and these who stood around the
ropes thcro was the senatorial party and a
number of the exposition directors.
The great fight of the afternoon was
started off by Captain Mercer marching all
of his Indians up In front of the reviewing
stand. The first detachment was composed
of the Interpreters , who clad in their new
suits consisting of brown corduroy trousers ,
blue flannel shirts and light brown slouch
hats made a very neat appearance. Then
came the squaws of the different tribes ,
each baud coming up separately. They In
turn were followed by the Indians , marching
In the same order , after which the horsemen
appeared on the scene , tribe after tribe rid
ing up at full gallop and yelling their war
whoops. Behind each band rode Its chief
and as they reached the seats , the name of
the tribe as well as the name of the leader
was announced. Old Goronlmo appeared to
bo the lion of the occasion and was cheered
from the tlmo ho started until ho halted
his animal In front of the stand. The old
man rode like a general and evidently ap
preciated < the ovation , as he doffed his hat
and bowed as gracefully ns a Chesterfield.
This part of the program having been car
ried out , the Indians filed off over the field
toward < the east and back to the starting
place , from which the horsemen rode In a
body , yelling In a manner that made some of
the timid white people feel like taking to the
wood. After the sounds of the yells had
died away , a volley was flrod and everything
was ready for the fight.
AVlint the I'lRht Wan Aliout.
As the story goes , a Sioux Indian , Grass ,
had been over In the territory of the Black-
feet trapping beaver and as the tribes were
not on friendly terms he had been doomed
to die at tbo stake , a slow fire doing the
business. Of course this was simply the
play and In order to carry It out there had
to be a battle.
After thrf parade the Sioux and their al
lies , under command of Goea-to-War , took
up a position on the east side of the
grounds , while the Blackfeet and their al
lies , led by Big Brave , went out Into the
space at the west end of the grounds. Then
everything was ready for business. In from
the west came a little band of Indians lead
ing a horse , on which was mounted Mr.
Grass. He looked sad and his every action
Indicated that ho was ready to expect al
most anything. It was not moro than a
minute before 100 Indians , painted and
ornamented with feathers , hustled In from
the same direction as came the men with
the Indian who was to be tortured. They
whooped like mad and ono of their number ,
Cut Nose , made a speech. He told a tale
of cruelty perpetrated by Grass and opined
that ho ought to die llko a dog. Grass
smiled and told his captors to do their
worst , as he was ready to die. Then some
of the fellows who were not singing war
songs commenced to gather grass and straw
that was lying conveniently around , waitIng -
Ing to be gathered. Grass was pulled from
his horse and roped to an electric light
pole. The next act In the war drama waste
to tlo him good and tight. After that ) a
circle was formed about him and the- war
dance was put on with a war eong accom
About the tlmo the Blackfeet were ready
to fire the straw around Grass' feet a runner
came In and reported that two Sioux were
out In the brush taking observations. Big
Brave selected a dozen of his most trusty
warriors and sent them out to bring In the
two men that they might bo roasted with
Grass. The Sioux got wind of the proceed
ings and scudded over the prairie , but ona
of them was not swift enough and was cap
tured and scarped , while the other managed
to get back to his camp. When the scalp
was brought It the Blackfeet and their al
lies proceeded to have a Jollflcatlon and then
slarlcd a fire around Grass. Their fun ,
however , was short lived , for about this
Ulmo the Sioux came down upon them pell
mell , firing Into their ranks and knocking
out a dozen of the best men , The Black-
feet were routed and driven off , after which
the Sioux had their fun. They brought In
ten prisoners and after releasing Grass ,
bound them all to the same electric light
pole. Then there was a Sioux war song and
a dance that went with it and for a tlino
It looked ns though there was to be a hot
tlmo in the camp for severar men and un
doubtedly there would have been had not
the Blackfeet gathered up a lot of reinforce
ments and renewed the attack. They came
in like the wind and engaged the Sioux.
They had but one motto and that was :
"When you see a head hit It. " The hitting
process worked with both sides and for a
tlmo it was hard to tell which side would
carry the day.
( iiieN-tn-Wiir 11 fienoral.
Up and down the field the contending
forces fought , first one side having an ad
vantage and then another. Every protuberance -
anco upon the ground and every tree had
Us Indian and hU gun behind It and whenever -
over a head appeared It was shot at , many
of the fihots taking effect , causing scores of
Indians fo bile the dust. At last the Sioux
showed signs of weakening and It was right
at this point that Goea-to-War imowcd that
he Is of the right kind of stuff. Whenever
ho saw a band of Indiana Incline < o show
the white feather ho rode out and urged them
to return , telling them that their fathers
never knew what 'It ' was to bo whipped. The
words were like magic and many a wavering
column was brought back to engage In the
fight. At last Goes-to-War seemed to bo
convinced that he was leading a forlorn
hope. He rode along the ambush line which
his brave * occupied and shouted lo ihem to
follow him. Llko one man the llttlo band
rose from cover and made a frightful charge ,
pouring blank cartridge * Into the enemy , and
It is possible that the Sioux might have won
the day had not Goes-to-War received a shot
that Kent him off bis horse and rolled him
in tbo dual. His men rushed to hU as
sistance , but It was too late , for the old
man had fought his last fight and hla spirit .
bad gone to uievt those of hla fattier. ! . Bee- 1
' Ing Hint their leader was dead the Sioux re
treated In had order and the buttle was over.
Then It was that attention was Klven to the
prisoner ! who had brcn bound to the itnkp.
but thl.i waa unnecessary , na they hud broken
their bonds and had escaped.
Tnltpi Clu.rne of 1'riilt i\prr : .
T. M. Schumacher , general agent of the
freight department of the Union Pacific ,
has resigned his position to accept the vice
presidency of the Continental Fruit express ,
with headquarters lit Los Angeles , Cat. His
successor on tbo Union Pacific has not
been appointed. It will not be any ono
connected with tbo company at present.
Tom Schumacher , ns ho Is familiarly
known here , was formerly chief clerk of
the general freight department of the
Union Pacific In this city. Ho Is well
known and liked here , and his many friends
congratulate him on his success. His new
position is an Important one. Ho Is to bo
placed In charge of the operating and Iralfic
departments of the big fruit express , and
will to all Intents nnd purposes net as gen
eral manager. The Conlluenlat Fruit ex
press bandies the great bulk of the fruit
shipments out of the state of California.
It Is owned by the Earlo Brothers , fruit
men of that state , and In addition to having
a good amosnt of capital , Is well equipped
with a large number of special freight cars
for transporting fruit. It operates over a
number of railroad lines , but sends most
of Its traffic east over the Southern Pacific
and the Union Pacific roads. The new vice
president will assume active charge of the
company at once.
At the tierninii VllliiKC.
The German Village Is the most popular
resort on the Midway and very good reasons
there arc for the fact. In the first place the
location and arrangement of grounds are
delightful and the entertainment offered
Is of a superior character. The famous
Tyrolean Quartette , who sing old time
German songs , delight the hearts of nil.
The vaudeville cast this week Is composed
of all headllners. Charles Hooker , the
finest buck and wing dancer In the coun
try ; Ma Belle Davis , the French song and
dancq nrtlRt ; Tylette , the wonderful con
tortionist ; La Purlta , the Mascot ; Kittle
Leslie , the charming soubrctte ; Amoredo ,
the mystifying juggler ; Plamondon , the
king of the slack wire ; Ella Klrchue , mu
sical specialist , nnd the famous Klrchue
Lady orchestra. All together the enter
tainment offered Is In every sense equal
If not superior to any vaudeville perform
ance presented anywhere. The restaurant
In connection with the village Is conducted
on the popular price plan and the excellent
German cooking Is much appreciated by
every ono who has tried It.
At the Dairy lliilldhiK' .
The Dairy building Is again attracting
the attention of tbo butter producers as
the September scoring of the butter Is
about to take place. The scoring Is set
for Thursday and some of the butter Is
now on hand nnd In the refrigerating
cases. Minnesota Is on hand and will make
another attempt to take the lead , as It did
at the scoring last month. The butter pro
ducers of that state have sent In 2,500
pounds nnd hayo It arranged on the south
side. The indications are that double the
number of entries made at the former scor
ings will bo ready for the expert.
Superintendent Bassett In the Dairy build
ing Is bending all of his efforts in the di
rection of making a iino cheese display.
At this time ho Is showing some very fine
cream cheese from Holt county. It came
from the sand hill district of the county
and Is from milk of cows that were fed
on the native bunch grass.
1'ueblo liullnnn at Work.
The Pueblo Indians are showing the kind
of stuff of which they are made and Instead
of loitering about their tents they are mak
ing the necessary preparations for the erec
tion of a habitation. Yesterday morning
they ordered a load of straw and had it
dumped In the northwest corner of the In
dian encampment. Next , with hoes , spades
and shovels they dug a pit. Into this they
poured water and throw in soft dirt nnd
straw which they mixed thoroughly by
tramping with their bare feet. The mixing
process was continued for a couple of hours.
After that they got out a number of
moulds and went to making aclobo brick.
Before night they had several hundred of
theae brick out drying In the sun. When
a , sufficient quantity Is made they will be
used In the construction of a house , made
to rcsemblo the ones that they live In when
on their reservation near Santa Fo.
HortlciiltiirlNtH Are Ilcndy.
The Horticulture building was In shape
yesterday , everybody doing their best to
make the exhibits attractive for Iowa day.
Nebraska and Douglas county loaded their
tables with peaches and grapes and filled
all of the available space with apples.
Superintendent Collnian of the Iowa ex
hibit burnished up everything In his ex
hibit and has it looking as fine as silk.
If It docs not please tbo Iowa people It will
not bo his fault.
Missouri and Kansas are showing their
red apples and the two states are running
neck and neck for popularity.
Orftnii Hudtnl.
Following Is the organ recital program for
today :
Nocturne Midsummer Night's Dream. .
Wedding March Mendelssohn
Adoration Lemmens
Communion , K Minor llatlnto
Largo Handel
Serenade ) Moszlfowskl
Finale Star Spangled Banner ( arranged ) . .
Indian 1'roKrnni for Today.
This afternoon at 4 o'clock the Wlchltaa
will give a horn dance and at 8 o'clock tha
The llcault of Imperfect Ulicciitlon of
Every living thing , plant or animal , con
tains within Itself the germs of certain de
cay and death.
In the human body these germs of dis
ease and death ( called by scientists Pto
maines ) , are usually the result of Imperfect
digestion of food ; the result of in digestion
or dyspepsia.
The stomach , from abuse , weakness , does
not promptly and thoroughly digest the
food. The result Is a heavy , sodden mass
which ferments ( the first process of decay )
poisoning the blood , making It thin , weak ,
and lacking In red corpuscles ; poisoning
the brain causing headaches and pain In the
eyes.Bad digestion Irritates the heart , caus
ing palpitation and finally bringing on dis
ease of this very Important organ.
Poor digestion polEons the kidneys , caus
ing Brlght's disease and diabetes.
And this Is BO because every organ , every
nerve depends upon the stomach alone for
nourishment and renewal , and weak diges
tion shows Itself not only In loss of appe
tite and flesh , but In weak nerves and mud
dy complexion.
The great English scientist , Huxley , said
the bent start In llfo la a sound stomach.
Weak stomachs fall to digest food prop
erly , btcause they lack the proper quantity
of digestive acids ( lactic and hydrochloric )
and peptogenlc products ; the most sensible
remedy in ell cases of Indigestion Is to take
after each meal ono or two of Stuart's Dys
pepsia Tablets , because they supply In a
pleasant , harmless form all the elements
that weak stomachs lack.
The regular use of Stuart's Dyspepsia
Tablets will euro every form of stomach
trouble except cancer of the stomach.
They Incieaso flesh , Insure pure blood ,
strong nerves , a bright eye and clear com
plexion , because all these result only from
wholesome food well digested.
Nearly all druggists sell Stuart's Dyspep
sia Tablets nt CO cents full sized package ,
or by mall by enclosing price to Stuart Co. ,
Marshall , Mich. , but ask your druggist first.
A llttlo book on stem ten diseases mailed
free. Address Stuart Co. , Marshall , Mich ,
Arnpnhocs will glvo n bow dance nt tbo In-
illan village.
The horn deuce It of n rtllglous character
tuiil Is a prayer for the return of the buffalo.
The dance In the cvonltiK Mil be partici
pated In by the Arnpahocs. It will bo ( pro
tnculnr and will be danced by the Indians
In full costume.
Itlotnnoiul DniiKlitrm f tlio ronfrrt-
rrney ItiniiKiirnlc Movement <
Commemorate' HIP \iime.
HICHMONI ) , Vn. . Sep. 20. At n moctliiK
of Itlrhinoml chapter. Daughters of the
Confederacy , held today the following res
olutions were adopted :
The Richmond chapter. Daughters of the
Confederacy , have at a. meeting nt ' FO
Camp hall , September 20 , IS'JS , resolved to
Inaugurate a movement to erect a monument
over the gruvo ofVlnnle Davis , "Tho
Daughter of the Confttler.icy , " feeling auro
that this work will meet with the sympathy
of all lovers of the south , Daughters of the
Confederacy , Veterans' associations , Sons of
Veterans and many others over the whole
country. The said chapter requests that nil
who doalro to join them In this work of
love will send In their names at once nnd It
la the Intention of the chapter to have the
monument commenced January 1 , 1S88.
The chapter will attend the fuucral In
a body.
Cloud } ' Wfiitlier nnd Viirlnlilr South
WlmlN 1'rcillutcMl for \clirnNkn ,
KniiNnit nnd lown.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 20. Forecast for
I \ > r Nebraska Partly cloudy weather ;
warmer In ( southwestern portion ; variable
winds ,
For South Dakota Threatening weather ;
cooler Wednesday afternoon or night ; high
poutherly winds , becoming northwesterly.
For Iowa Threatening weather ; warmer
In eastern portion ; cooler Thursday ; south
erly winds.
For Missouri Threatening weather ; light
showers In extreme southern portion ; varia
ble winds.
For Kansas Partly cloudy weather ;
warmer In southern portion ; variable wlnde ,
I.ouul Hoc or it.
OMAHA , Supt. 20. Omaha record of tem
pera turo nnd rainfall compared with the
corresponding day of thu Inut three yearn :
IS'JS. 1S97. 1S9 ( ! . 1M 5.
Maximum tcnuicriituro . . Si ! ( is C4 HI
Mlnliiuun tumperaturu . . r 3 43 41 "
Average temperature . . . . 70 BiJ 82 S4
Rainfall . 00 .00 .00 .01
lleconl of temperature nnd precipitation
at Omaha for this day and since March 1 ,
1893 :
Normal for the clay . S3
Kxce8s for the day . 13
Accumulated excess Hlnco March 1 . 229
Normal rainfall for tlic day . 10 Inch
UelU'leney for the dnv . 10 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1 . 22.60 Inches
Dellclency Hlnco March 1 . 2.20 inches
Deficiency for cor. period. 1M)7. ) . . . 9.21 Inches
Excess for cor. period , 1S90 . 3.07 Inches
Hi-port" from StntloiiN nt K p. in.
SoviMity-llfth Meridian Time.
Hi s' '
S > U
Omaha , clear .00
North Platte , clear .00
Salt Lake , cloudy .00
Cheyenne , clear SO .00
Hnpld City , partly cloudy .00
Huron , clear ,00
Wllllston , partly cloudy . . .00
Chicago , clear .00
St. Ixmls , partly cloudy . . SO .00
St. Paul , clear 70 .00
Davenport , clear 70 . .00.W
Helena , cloudy 701 74 .W )
Kansas City , clear . . . 80 SB .00
Havre , partly cloudy 70 81 .01) )
Hismarclt , clear SGJ 9'J .00
Qalveston , cloudy . . . . . 181 W
T Indicates traceof pcrclpltatlon.
E. A. WELSH , Local Forecast Official.
"Of all tonic
prcpar at ions ,
Yin Mariutii' is
( he most potent
for good. "
Yin Mariani ( Mariani Wine )
tones up the stomach , gives
health , vigorous action to body
and brain. Enriches the blood ,
steadies the nerves and ener
gizes the whole system.
.from the I'lrj/iiiirt Mcilicel Jonrnnl :
"The Vin Mariani , used as a
general tonic , has gained for it
self universal esteem. It is
more tonic than iron or qui
nine , and docs not produce
constipation. Wo have used
Vin Mariani in practice , and
have found it to equal the
claims made for it. "
"I used
ley years onu
consider II a
viccole and Val
uable sinioni. "
is everywhere recommended by
the medical profession as the
standard uniformly reliable
Dosu A small wluu glass full throe tlmcsii day.
All druggists. Avoid Substitutes.
To tbosu who will kindly write to MA
RIANI & CO. , f,2 , West 15th Street , New
York City , will be sent free , book contain
ing portraits with pwloriu'mvnts of Km-
porors , Kmpross , Princes , Cardinals , Arch
bishops , and other IntereHtlns matter.
jinrisU Boulevard Haussmann ; London
8.1 Mortimer St. ; Montreal 28-30 Hospital
Side Spring Attachment No Horse Motion.
Get n Simpson Buggy with the Atkinson
Spring best nnd easiest rider In the world.
1-JOU-ll DodKU Street.
ErV.Uh Diamond Hrud.
Original nd Only Genuine *
APE , lwtyi rllbl , LADIES tik
Drvfilit for . rM ( i ( rt $ njU \ / > (
itnonJ Jrrtn.f JQ Itnl and ( JoUmmiUe
u , iralttd with blut ribbon. Tftko
feU ty ill Local a :
Iron Beds.
By far the largest assortment
shown all sizes
Braiss trimmed Iron Beds , 81.25 ,
93.50 and
Bow foot brasa rnlla and rings ,
$0.50 and up $6.50
Couches made to order.
We show a full size couch
tufltod in velour or corduroy , any color , boat
stool springs , at 81" , $112.50 , $11.75
5 drawer oak chiffonier
Highly polished oak or
maple , "ChilTonior 810.50
$14.50 nnd $10.50
This India stool in an
tique , imitation mahogany
or white onuinul
It will pay everybody to attend the great auc
tion sale of line Jewelry , Watches , Diamonds ,
llingd , Cut Glass , J5ric-a-Brac etc. , now going on
at the store of the C. S. Kaymond Co. This
slaughter wile is'going to stop just so BOOII as
enough has been sold to liquidate with the credit
ors the stock and Mr. Kaymond's reputation is
too well known to need of any further guarantee.
Corner Douglas and Fifteenth.
Sales : Today at 10 a. m. and 7:30 : p. m.
P. J. Burroughs , Auctioneer.