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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: SUNDAY, M ATI OH 2, 10OH.
W Clos fUturdsys St p. m.
j Snow may come, but it cannot stop the steady, onward march
of Easter. An early Easter means an early season. We are
ready with the new silks, dress goods, wash goods, dress trim
mings, embroideries, laces, gloves, etc.
Our lines are complete in all
styles and colorings.
Have your gloves fitted earty, before
the final Easter rush.
Our most popular lines are the Tre
fousse and Foster one a clasp fast
ener and the other the new Foster
Hook lace fastener. Whether you
wish to pay ILOO, $1.60 or 12 a pair
You can find no better values than
We are offering.
Bprlng ' '
waists are ,
now in; the
clusively for Thompson, Belden & Co.
Our showing of Dew white waists are
magnificent, consisting of white
pique, white etamlne, white . India
llnon and white figured madras,
beautiful new styles, from $1.00 to
Pretty wash waists. In fine colored
madras, made with the new ' wide
shoulders, at $1.00.
New tailor-made suits, new silk waists
new Floradora skirts, new bouse
wrappers, new petticoats,' all new
designs, controlled exclusively by
Thompson, Belden fe Co.
This is to be a season of but
tons. We have many pretty,
new things in pearl, Dresden,
Bilk, velvet and steel.
For the new spring watstlnga, we have
. the Dresden fn all the tie w coloring.
at 50c a dosen.
Pearl buttons In both white and colors,
7 at 10c, 12H, 15c, 20c, 2So and 80c
- a dosen.' -
,'. Pearl buttons in both tour and 2-hole,
at So a card.
-Velvet and silk buttons at 10c, illtto
'. and 16o a dosen.
. Small Ivory buttons In colors, at 106
Y. B. . A.
HIDE AMONG THEIR FRIENDS
Brigands' SuooewM ' Plan of Conoealing
" Captives Disclosed by Accomplices.
IT0RY 0F: MISSIONARIES' CAPTIVITY
Report Says Both Wtaii Were Klad
ly Treated, hat gred from
Meager Foed and Cloth
CONSTANTINOPLE. 'March l.Th fol
lowing account of th captivity of Mis
Stone haa been obtained by th Associated
Press, from reliable aourcea, soma of the
Information having been aeoured from ac
complices ot the brlganda:
After the capture of th missionaries, the
brigands hastened across the boundary, and
established - themselves on tha mountain
ot Gueltepec in the Elledere district. Bul
garia, where the whole population wae in
sympathy with tha project, thus enabling
the band to live safely and to ke'p in
touch with the outside world. While
awaiting th returna from their demand
for ransom, the brigands drew their sup
plies from the adjacent village ot Ld-
Feallnc perfectly secure the members ot
the band used to show theuaeelvea openly
In Kamanlca. and neighboring vmagea unui
they were warned by their local adherents
to be more careful. The prisoners,
aver, were Jealously secluded.
Narrowly Kaeaae Capture.
When C. IS. Dickinson, United States
eonaul e-eneral at Conatanttnople. arrived
eariy in October last and dlauloaad to the
authorities the whereabouts of Miss Stone's
captors, the result was nearly olaaetroua
to the prisoners. The Bulgarian, govern
ment !ll-advla-d!y punhed troops to the
viulnlty ot Oueltepec, forcing the brigands
to break oft negotiations ami the band
proceeded to Kilo.
The cold weather made their retention
In the mountains a dreadful ordeal for
in Stun and Mm. Tsilka. Ererr
change of ramp occurred at night. The
mountains were 'almost Impassable. The
brigands treated their cap Uvea kindly, but
LOSS OF APPETITE
Is Loss of Vitality. Vigor, Tone
-That stands to reason. '
m- - '
; It's common in the spring whf n the blood,
which needs cleansing, fails to give the organs the
stimulus necessary for the proper performance of
their functions. ... , ' -
Hood's Snrsaporllla j!ea"se"
. the blood,
y , restores appetite, givea vitality, vigor, tone this is
one of the reasons why . it's called ; the Greatest
' V Bprin Medicine. ' V
Hood's SmapariMa promises
Bee. March , MM.
Wash Dress Goods
The past month of February
has been the busiest February
that we have ever experienced
in our wash goods department.
And no wonder th new wash good
ara so nrettv and w enow the
choicest of the pretty one. It' lm
possible to resist burins.
New madras at IS a yard.
, New sephyr gingham at llttc yard.
New Imported madras at 26c.
New mercerised sephyra at JOc
New cheviot at Wo yard.
New Imported oxfords at 40o yard.
New Imported aephyre at JBo yard.
Finest shirting madras at S5c, 40c. 45c,
60c, 60c yard. .
New mercerised chambraya at 20c, 25c,
. .New silk sephyra at Bfa.
New bordered noveltlea, (very exclu
New lace striped sephyrs at 36c, 40c,
r 60c yard.
A Word About Our New Black
Never were these goods more
popular than now never waa
there such a magnificent show
ing of really fine fabrics in this
city General utility stuffs w
might call them handsome,
dressy, but serviceable.
87-lnch at $1.75. S2.O0. $2.25, $2.50
and $3 a yard.
These ieW Frencli cievloW ar as
beautiful a fabric, aa careful, perfect
wearing can give. Not an extrava
gant price, when the width, wear
' and elegance are considered, v . -
Splendid, weight. ' heavy mough for
' tailor-made gowns, l,n fact, on of
. tfcls season's ' handsomest fabrics;
They will surely Interest yon. If you
, wUl but call and sea them.
the food supply waa necessarily precari
ous, though the women were given the
best the Inhospitable region afforded.. The
strain and euspense equalled the physical
The captive at no time knew their'
whereabouts, the brigands alwaya telling
them they were not In Bulgaria, and they
were in constant fear of an attack by
the troops, .whom the friendship of the
natives was not alwaya sufficient to pre
vent coming close upon the trail of the
band. An equal cause of anxiety was
the baby, which was frequently feared
would die from exposure.
Not until November S did th American
emlKsarles come in touch with the band.
which was then established in a cave near
Dubnitsa, but fear of the troop forced
the brigands to another flight. Thla waa
made in a bunding snowstorm, which
covered the tracks of the outlaws, but
caused Mtter sunertngs to th captlvea.
After this the brigands succeeded In com
pletely eluding the law, and bv a long
circuit they returned to their oid haunta
In the Ellerfde district. They then caused
to oe circulated a report mat tne cap.
tives were dead, and from that time roan,
aged to keep the captives safely hid.
Miss Ellen .M. Btone. th American mis
sionary, until . recently held captive by
brigands, arrived her today from Balonlca
and proceeded to th United State lega
A. A. Gargullo, th first dragoman of th
United Statea legation, also returned her
todsy. He says Miss Etons and Mm.
Tstlka ar In excellent health and do not
look aa though they had apent half a rear
la th custody ot th brigands. Tha .latter
cauea jime. Tsllka'a 'baby Klsmetcha. or
"Lucky Child." eaytng she brought them
t'oublne of Heanlay Mills.
NEW TORK. March L It Is stated that
details are praoUcaily complete for the
formation of a combination of hominy
manufacturers. The American Hominy
company, which, it is understood, will be
the title of th new combination, will be
incorporated under the lawa of New Jersey
with a capital of H.KAOou. The association
probably will Include a majority of the
manufacturers In the country. Its prin
cipal Stile will be in Inulanapolls or Chi
cago, fciany of the firms In the combina
tion being located In Ohio, Indiana and
Illinois and manufacturing brewers' grit,
hominy, corn oil and feed.
' "I am satisfied there I ao ethsr blood
purifier equal to Hood's Earsaparllla. I
took It In tha spring and It purified my
blood and gave me an appetite and made
me . feel much better. " B. 8, Bertachi.
Hannibal, Ohla , .
lo cure and keeps the' promise.
VA DtDHIITI IV Dl IfTC
1U IrtlYilLLLL lit I LrtvLJ I
Hood In Sections of Penngylf ftnia Defiei All
SCHUYLKILL REACHES HIGHEST TIDE
Many Lives Are Lost, Thoosaad of
Men Idle aad Appalling Daman
Dose to Property by the
WASHINGTON, March 1. Prince Henry
la likely to experience stormy weather on
his return voyage, though not as severe as
hie over-coming voyage, according to the
forecast officials. The forecast la as fol
lows: Frequent rales north of the twenty-fifth
parallel, along the transatlantic routes.
Gales along and to the north of the routes
lerm irequent man during January ana
February. More frequent south of 40 de
grees. Ice on and near the Grand banks,
field Ice frequently went of this area.
Worst la History.
PHILADELPHIA, March 1. What Is said
to have been the greatest flood that baa
ever been experienced along the Schuylkill
rivet, certainly the most disaatroua In re
cent years, tore Its way down that stream
laat night and early' this morning and from
Ita source to Its mouth 120 miles damage
that will reach Into hundreds of tbousanda
Of dollars has been done.
It waa an anxious night for the residents
and property owners along the river. Thus
far only ana life has been lost In this olty.
Michael Igol. aged it years, waa drowned
at 7:30 this morning In the kitchen of his
home at the falls of Schuylkill. The height
of the flood was reached at 6 o'clock thla
morning, when the river, which had ex
panded to twice Its width, began to slowly
recede. Communication by telegraph and
telephone with the upper part ot the river
early today waa cut off and information as
to the condition In towns situated on the
river banks waa meager.
During the day the Schuylkill river be
of Its banks, however, and will scarcely
reach Its normal level for twenty-four
Thousands Oat of Work.
.The loss to residences and Industrial
plants will amount to hundreds of thousands
of dollars. It is Impossible to estimate tha
number of men rendered Idle by th clos
ing of th mills, but In on plant alone, th
Pencoyd Iron Works, at Manaynnk, $,000
men ar temporarily out of employment.
On the Lehigh Valley railroad and th I
Central Railroad of New Jeraey traffic la
suspended west of Bethlehem owing te
washouts. Th Pennsylvania railroad and
th Philadelphia ft Reading railway ha re-
aumed trafflo over moat of the lines on
which operations . were suspended laat
At least three fatalities occurred during
the day. One man was drowned at Bprlng
Mill, another at Kutztown and a third
at Bt. Clair. Scarcely a colliery In the
valley escsped inundation, dwellings were
nieu irom I no lounaauons ana swept
away, bridge wer washed from their sup.
porta and much live stock on the farm
In th lowlands waa destroyed. Th lc
gorge in the Busquehanna river near Nan-
tlco moved today and th river haa r,
ceded about five feet.
Flood Spends It Strength.
PITTSBURG, March 1. At midnight in
dlcatlona ar that the flood haa done Its
worst. The Monongabela mark at th
Smlthfleld street bridge showed at that
time Jl. a fair) of nearly a foot sines 8
p. m.. Th Allegheny at Herf Island reg-
latered 35.5, a fall of 0.S of a foot alnce
p. m. At Davis'
Island dam th Ohio
stood almost stationary at S0.1 feet-
Earner in tne evening it was almost a
certainty that S3.S feet, the mark made by
the disaatroua flood of 1884, would' be ex
ceeded and that much greater damage
would b don because of th many mor
Interest affected. i
No estimate ot the damage can ba mad
now, but tha loss will be very heavy. Al
ready 60,000 men hav been made tempo
rarily Idle by th forced oloalng down of
mills, factories and other Industries, and
th number la likely to bo considerably In
creased by Monday. To th timely warn
ing given by the government weather bu
reau officials to all Interested may be
credited the lack of fatalities.
TnnUht Alleehen la a modern Venice
and every sort of Improvised water craft
la In service. All ot th railroad tracks,
except th Pittsburg. Fort Wayne ft Chi -
nrn. ara submerged and man factories
have been cloaed down. Th Western pen.
ltentlary Is In particularly bad ahape. Th
water haa flooded th under-ground por -
tlon of th institution, ruining much fln
machinery, Including the air renovating
and th electrlo lighting plant.
HTVMIVMVhf t . VT - 1 ill.MtAMn 1
i W " . -'' -
la Buffering from tha worst flood In lts
blstory. Th heavy anowfall of February
31 and 33 waa followed by thaws yesterday
which aent th water In tha Lehigh, Lit
tie Lehigh and Jordan liver three feet
higher than in June, 1862, which broke all
record. Hundred of thousand of dol
lar' worth of damag waa don her and
in tha vicinity. Many city streets were
turned Into rivers aad hundred of hous
aecuDants moved to the upper stories.
wiLKESBARRE. Fa.. March l. At p.
m. the Busauehanna rlvar wa twenty-nine
feet above low water mark. Tha river is
comparatively tree from running lc bow.
but th volume of water seems greater
than aver. Th Lehigh Valley railroad has
been unable to get a train through east or
west sine yesterday. Th Central Railroad
of New Jersey Is la Utti better snaps.
Tha death list, which last night numbered
three, haa been Increaaed to alx today.
Prank Hushllck waa drowned In Toba creek
thai morning. William Freeh, while cross
log a pond, waa thrown In tha water and
swept away. William Walters, a miner,
attempted to cross a pond here, when he
tell In and th swift current carried him
Into th river.
Wosnaa aad Grand. Drowaed.
READING. Pa., March 1. Mra. John
Ellne, aged 60 years, and her grandson, a
boy of 13 years, wer drowaed todsy at
Foraedale. thla county. In a rush ot water
resulting from tb breaking ot a dam la a
A bridg spanning Mahonsy creek, near
SpranaavUl. eollapssd today and Walter
Span, aged 13 years, who was crossing tha
t mot lira at tha tlms. waa drowned,
Th r.i.ftt nf th Radlna Tarra Cotta
Ariri whlrh ku Kn antlralv surrounded
br water, took fire today and was almost
Knrna out the fireman belna
anabe to get nearer than a square. Tb
i.. i. tin iwvt
Over 300 mea who had been Imprisoned
In the plant of th Pna Hardware works
were rescued In boats last night.
Twelve rt Above Highest.
NEW YORK, March. 1. Reports from
Peterson. N. J, tonight say tha flood la
th Paasals river U th greatest aver
known. Th river there Is fully twelve feet
above high water mark, or mor than a
loot above the high point of the freshet of
1882. Four brldgea were closed to traffic
IBIS luernooD, a tuv
covered th path.
Worst ilaee 18SS.
MARRIBBVaa Pa.. March X. Not alnce
th flood of 1S hav th railroad center-
,n ,B Harrlsburg been mora seriously
handicapped on account of high water thaa
they were today.- All traffle on the polled!.
tibia. Pittsburg and Harrlsburg branch of
the Philadelphia ft Reading railway syatem
west or toe Ulimourg ana moMicr(
junction has been annulled. Tralna an the
PbtladelDhla ft Erie division of the Brie
tailway north of Wllllamaport have beet
held up behind high waters along the Una
between Emporium and Wllllerhsport.
TRAFFIC BEING RESUMED
Railroads Crippled y Floods Are
Slowly Rrcorerlaa, bat "till
ATLANTA, O.. March 1. Railway traf-
flo to the east and aoatheast, which baa
been almost naralvsed for the last thirty
sis hours by the storm that baa covered
the southern states, was resumed on
a iour. . -
ever, are still blocked aad several aeol
dents have been reported as a result of
the waahouta and submerged track.
Rain Is falling In some sections of the
south and some creek and atreame are
badly swollen. Several rivers have passed
previous high-water marks.
The Alabama river at that city Is ris
ing at the rate ot eight Inches an hour.
The lowlands near Eufala, Ala., are tun-
merged and ' many bridge have been
washed away and property In that section
baa been seriously damaged,
Nerroea living near Cowkee creek were
rescued from their cabins by th us ot
TORNADO SWEEPS OVER OHIO
Varoofa a. Hotel aad Wrecks l-
plement Balldlaa-, aad Doea
- Other Dassaae.
LANCHES. O.. March 1. A tornado at
New Vienna last night unroofed the Hotel
Fealey. wrecked Rlee'a Implement bulla
log and damaged other buildings. Reports
from rural district of Highland and Clin
. -v. , M.ili..,M Amaa in.
A I liTOCUDUri U1V TS1WWIW aauw jv.aaw -
destroyed br lightning. No lives are r
KANAWHA ON THE RAMPAGE
West Vlralota River msea xainy
Feet aad Floods farroaadla Coaa
try, Damaging; Property
CHARLESTON. W. Va.. March 1. With a
atara of over thirty feet in the Kanawha,
merchants ar today moving goods from
cellars aad resident of th lowlands art
seeking other placea. The Elk and New
rivers ar very high. Th railway have
suffered from landslides. At Elmo k slide
carried with It four dwellings. No Uvea
Thlrty-NIa Feet of Water.
WHEELING, W. Vs., March I. At mid-
ih. th. rrhmnt cause at tha Ohla
rlver wnrve mauled 9 feet 1 Inch, aad
k f Inches an hone.
j, wln f,u n0wver. In a abort
tlnje( nd tner0 ao fM,r mong tnoi. we,i
,,nrm.A nt . ,,itim.t. .t... h.
U fett , ,ncne. ,ytng .eotion. of th
clty were inundated at p. m. and during
the night th water crept along many
street and Into many houses, but th actual
I damage from th Inconvenience of moving
property to tipper floor or temporarily va
cating premises la small.
BAtTiuacigZMli Th flood, in
th western part ot the state ara Unabated
"d railroad trafflo In th Allegheny mouir
tain region I at a standstill. Trafflo on tha
Pittsburg ft West Virginia Central It
practically auapended. The Baltimore ft
Ohio railroad la tied up In several placea.
Betweea Martlnsburg and Cumberland
trmfflo Is suspended, with fourteen feet of
water on pans oi int ireoa. mi im
tTm Cumberland to Conneliavtu is ciossa
on account of washouts. NO trains arrived
today from west ot Martlnsburg.
Property Loss la Heavy
RICHMOND, V., March l.Th Jamea
river la still rising and by tomorrow the
lower part of tha city will b flooded, on
freshet following another, and th proa-
oect that th gas supply will be cut off
and work stopped at th Trigg SBipyaras.
A Hot Springs, Va., special says It will
cost $20,000 to repair th damage by tne
flood In th Warm Spring valley,
over Tws rtt t lasw.
I eeaDWOOD. b- d arch 1. Two and
1 . hlf (et ot anow haa fallen In tha
northern Black Hill during th paat three
d,Tg, it la th heaviest snowstorm la six
I year. It 1 atlll anowiog.
' I lv.r 1b Martavveat.
1 . ... ... .V 4 TVt ...V..
worn Minnesota 1,1
report a great storm la som actions verg
ing on bllixard proportions.
Prealdeat Will ilga Ceasas Bill.
WASHINGTON, March l.Th president
ill sign tha bill creating a permanent
census bill aa soon aa it reacnea mm.
I which probably will b on Wedoesdsy. Gov
I ernor Merrlam, the director of tha census,
I will bold up the discharge or ooo employes
I WDo are slated to go until th bUl 1 signed
u order that they may b convened into
th civil aervloe In accordance with the
provision of the act. It 1 th general
understanding that Governor Merrlam win
I be appointed director of th census whea
th bureau la reerganlied on a permanent
ANY ONE CAN
A good, stralghforward tsst ot food Is
worth much to humanity. Th following 1
Mr. T. K. Durboraw t Greeafleld, O
saya: ' After I monins sicaaeas wun grip
I found I bsd lost 42 pounds, with llttls ap
netlte and almost no digestion. Wire
finally put me on Orape-Nuta and I ao
tually lived en this food, taking It tore
timea a day. and a eup of Poatum Coffe
I at each meal for aoout tour weeaa.
I "When I began I wa so nervous sua wa
that my strength wa einausiea va oy
dressing, and. of course. I was unable to
do th work loaded upoa my deak, but
I hammered away without aay tonic
I medicine, only my diet of Orape-NuU and
I Postum thro time a day. I found at th
I end ef 33 days my nsrvousn gone.
I sirengtn greauy incrsa mi
I gained II pounds.
finally, alter getting uaca to gooo oeana
again I, of course, tooa oa ainsrent amas
of food, and, as a change, began using
'for breakfast. After a wbll torn p
cullar spells began to appr la th mora
tag with deathly alckaes and nervous la
sttuds. I took treatment- for biliousness,
but that did not avail.
"About a month ago I gav up th
for breakfast and took oa Grape-Nut again.
, twon4 , u
left ma entirely la
feel that I hav had
sufficient evidence of the sclsntifio value of
Orape-NuU as a vitalising, perfect food,
that doea net require tha heavy work ot the
stomach occasioned by the ua of atarchy
toode w us to much nowadays."
PERSECUTED WITn THREATS
Dakota Holland and Wo Ara Victims of a
ERStCUTIONS BEGIN BEfORE MARRIAGE
Girl' Heate I Barest from Over Her
Head aad Destraetloa Threatened
to Ttiif Maa for Hot Ceaa
lagr HI Atteatlea.
BIOUX FALLS, S. D., March 1. (Special.)
A mysterious nsmeela is pursuing Wll-
am Llebrecht and his young bride. Ger
man residents ot Mankota. Although per-
latent effort hav been mad to apprehend
th parties persecuting them, not the
lightest clew hs been secured to reveal
the Identity ot the guilty parties.
Llebrecht Begins HI Attentions.
Llebrecht's bride la a daughter of Carl
Kawell, a civil war veteran, and at present
an Inmat of th stale Soldier' bom at
Minnehaha. Mr. Kawell and her five chil
dren. Including her daughter Emma, now
Mrs. Llebrecht, lived In the Kawall home
stead, a short distance from Manka.to.
Emma mad a livelihood by dressmaking.
Last November Llebrecht began to pay her
attentions and then the persecutions of th
family by an unknown enemy began. Let
ter were posted en th Kawall doors,
warning th Kawall family that their home
would he burned. A similar letter was left
a few day later and th family paid no
attention to them, thinking It waa the work
of some mischievous boys. A strange man
was afterwards sees by neighbors lurking
around th house and peering In at the
windows of the cottage. The man was
chased away and nothing thought ot th
Hon I Barned.
November th hous waa Bred and
burned to th ground, and th Kawall fam
ily narrowly escaped death from the flame.
Th persecutor hav never mad known
their motive, and aa Emma never received
attentions front any other man but Lle
brecht Jealously could not have been th
cause. A third letter was found near th
smouldering ruins of their home, saying
th worst was to come. Tha Kawalla
then turned th casa over to th sheriff,
who could get no clew to the Identity ot
Threatening letter followed each other,
all ot which wer written In German. In
spit of these continued persecution Lis.
brecht and Mis Kawall wer married
lately, although Llebrecht was warned Id
later letter to cease paying attentions
to Mis Kawall or his bom would be
burned. For a while th letter ceased,
and th couple thought their persecutor
had concluded to let them, live In peace.
Lately Llebrecht was awakened by the
smashing of on of th windows In hi
hous and on going out found wood and
trash piled against his door, and he aaw
two man running away. A atrlct wateh Is
now being kept on the premtsea to prevent
the burning of Llebrecht's home, and tha
whole vlllag la In a tat of excitement
over th affair.
FOUND DEAD N AN ALLEY
Coroa.ec, After Iavestlsatloa, Decide
Death Came front Apoplexy
aad Heart Fallare.
DBADWOOD, S. X., March 1. (Special.)
John O'Connor wag found dead In an al
ley la Dead wood,. lying faco downward' In
th snow,..Th coroner, after viewing th
remains decided that death had been due
to apoplexy and heart failure. ' O'Connor Is
tatd to have been prominent In politics in
IlHnols several years ago and to have been
a member of th state senate. He baa been
working On railroad construction In the
Black Hills for eight or ten years. He had
been drinking quit hard ot late.
HEAVY SNOW IN BLACK HILLS
Two aad a Half Feet Have Fallea
ad Her la Still Cosslagr
DIADWOOD, 8. D., March 1. (Special
Telegram.) For three days past anow has
beea falling all ever the Black Hills, two
and one-half feet having fallen. It con
tinue to fall at noon today.
Frederick: D. Tappaa.
NEW YORK. March 1. Frederick D.
Tappan, president ot th Gallatin bank of
this city. Is dead after a brief Illness at
Lakewood. N. J,
Mr. Tappan played a leading part In the
financial history ot tha city for th last
half-century and more, for In all tha
stirring scenes of that time he waa aa
active participant and a central figure In
th greatest convulatona that occurred
during hi mature years. As chairman of
tha loan committee of th clearing house
during tb panics ot 1873, 1884, 1890 and
1833 he waa the pilot who. brought many a
tottering Institution paat ruin that aeemed
certain, and all bankers regarded him as
Mr. Tappan waa born In thla city January
33. 1823. In tb same year that the Galla
tin National bank. In which hla entire busi
ness life waa spent, waa organised under
th nam of th National Bank of New
Besides the presidency of the Gallatin
bank, ba waa president and director ot
many large financial bouses. He . was
member of all tha leading clubs ot this
rieaeev Womaa 'el Hambeldt
HUMBOLDT, Neb., March 1 (Special.)
Grandma Volkar, one of the aged women
of thla section aad oa of th pioneer ot
th county, died yesterday at th horn of
her son. Frank Volker, a farmer living
som aia miles north of th city. Tb
funeral services will b from th - lata
horn o Sunday by Rev. Mr. Mueller, paa.
tor of the German Lutheran church.
O'Dessvsa Rosea, Jr. .
COLORADO SPRINGS. March 1.
O'Donovan Rossa, the son of th famous
Fenian agitator of New York, died today
n St. Francis hospital of blood poisoning,
resulting from cutting a callus on his left
foot with a penknife tea days ago. Gaa
gren set In three dsys ago, which resulted
Wllllaae Le. Caeyeeae.
CHEYENNE, Wye.. March 1. William
Long, brother of Day Yardmaater J. P.
Long and Night Yardmaater Thomas Long,
ot th Union Pacific, died last svenlng of
pneumonia. The deceased waa one of th
best kaown young men la Cheyenne. Tb
funeral will be held tomorrow,
Billy Rlee, Veteraa Mlaatrel.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. March 1. Billy
Rloe, tha Veteraa minstrel, died her this
afternoon of dropsy.. Though at one time
reputed wealthy, ha died la apparent la
Jena W, Bailey.
PHILADELPHIA, March 1. John W.
Bailey, president of tha Record Publishing
eomaaay, died at hi koat here today of
neuralgia, ot th heart. He wa take
( 111 last r!ovtmbr at Lea Angeles, Cal.
while on a pleasure trip. Vpon his return
home his attack became serious snd he has
been confined to hi bed most of the tlms
Mr. Bailey was In his (7th year. He was
born in Balleytown, N. J., and came to thla
city at an early age. He learned tb print
ers' trad and when th Record was 'es
tabllshed In 1870 ha waa mad foreman of
th composing room. After the late W. M.
Slngerley secured control of the Record
Mr. Ralley wss appointed managing editor
of the paper, which position he retained
ntll Slngerley died. After the death ot
Mr. Slngerley the directors ot the Record
Publishing compsny elected Mr. Bailey
Nephew of Late General Sherman.
DBS MOINES. March 1. Frank Sherman,
an attorney, son of Major Hoyt Sherman
and nephew of General William T. and Sen
ator John Sherman, died here this morning
god 45 years as a result of a paralytlo
stroke received five weeks ago while visit
ing his wlfe'a grave.
Jon a Hnbeaka, West Polat.
WEST POINT. Neb., March 1. (Special.)
John Hubenka, a Jeweler In the em
ploy of Robert Kerkow, died Wednesday
at the home of hla father near Dodge. He
waa 23 years of age and unmarried.
Mrs. William Mercer, Rpearflah.
SPEARFISH. 8. D., March 1. (Special.)
Mrs. William Mercer died at her home, a
short distance west of Spearfiah, aged 73
years. She had a aon In Lead and a daugh
ter at Hulett, Wyo,
Mra. Dora E. Richmond, Rapid City.
RAPID CITY, 8. D., March 1. (8peclal.)
Mra. Dora E. Richmond, wife of Irving
Richmond and daughter of W. H. Blair,
died at her horn In Rapid Valley after a
PUSH IRRIGATION BILL
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the Shoreham. In addition to these well
known dtlsens the following South Da
kotans arrived today: O. T. Morrow, J.
W. Seamon, 8. Weber, Dr. McCarthy, J.
B. Wells, George Dougeles and A. E. Hitch
cock and wife, all hailing from Mitchell.
These free delivery route will be estab
lished April 1:
Nebraska Inland, Clay county; area,
thirty-sis square miles; population, 625;
Oliver R. Palmer, carrier.
Iowa Humeston, Wayne county; area,
twenty square miles; population, 437; Jo
seph McLever, carrier. Moravia, Appanoose
county; area, fifty-four square miles; pop
ulation, 950; Ray D. McCauley and Frank
Selby carriers, postofflce at Iconlum to be
discontinued. Valley Junction, Polk county.
additional aervlce; area, twenty-eight
square miles; population, 600; Charles D.
The application of John A. Wachter, John
Forrest, George W. Little. Charles W. Bab-
cock and Titus E. Hall to organise the First
National bank of Lyons. Neb., with $26,000
capital, haa been approved by the comptrol
ler of the currency.
A postofflce has been established at Fun-
aton, Howard county. Neb., with Niel N.
Jenson aa postnaster.
W. L. Atherson has beta mad a member
of th civil service board for tb postofflce
at Huron. S. D. . . -
Th postofflce at Olaf, Wright county,
and Ivy. Polk county, la., will be discon
tinued after March 31.
These Indian" school appointments wer
mad today; Mrs. Minnie Klelvllte ot
Omaha, teacher at Winnebago; Charles A.
Barker of Mondersen, 8. D., and John W.
Lydy of Colfax, Ind., teacher at line
Ridge; Miss Bessie Lindburg.ot Clarlnda,
seamstress at Lower Brule.
tore at DeWltt.
DEWITT. Neb., March 1. (Special Tele
gram.) Early thla morning the general
atora of Frank Havel In the middle room
of the Cross building wss discovered afire.
The fire waa soon under control, but the
stock of goods wa ruined by fir and water.
The building waa damaged to the extent ot
$600 or $00. Both tha building and stock
wer insured, the stock being insured for
$4,000. No cause la assigned for the origin
of the fire. This Is the same store that
wss broken Into by burglars ten days ago.
Feed Star at Hastings.
HASTINGS. Neb., March 1. (Special.)
The fir department waa called out at 2
o'clock thla morning to extinguish a lire
in the New England block. Th fir was
In' the rear end of the Fred' Creeth feed
tor and bad quite a start before It wss
discovered. Th flames were suppressed
before much damage waa don.
GUTHRIE. Ok!., March 1. A. destructive
prairie flr. near Fort Cobb .in the new
country did great damage to 10Q homestead
ers, aweeplng away, their improvements,
stock and all personal property and com
pelling the people to fie for their lives. .
DUBLIN, Tex., March 1. The department
store of Utterbsck A Harris waa de
stroyed by fire today and several smaller
firms also suffered. Loss,' $50,000.
Iadlaaapolls Sunday Uames.
INDIANAPOLIS. March 1. The American
association schedule finds Indianapolis
scheduled for Sunday gamea at home. In
dianapolis bas not played Sunday ball for a
number of years. It It l possible games
will be played oa Sunday, I the gamea
cannot be played through, Interference ef
city officials then transfers of the gamea
scheduled will hav to b mad as hereto
fore. SWEET AS A
; America's Greatest Cigar.
J. SHERRETT CIGAR CO. Far'nam St,
Phon 1067 .
Kdward F. Mores rty. P.
Daniel Collins, committee, r
have drafted a
set of memorial renoluMnns on the death
of the late Thorns Tullon, which were
adoptrd by the Emmet Monument assocla-
The Eve and Hand rluh met Inst tilsht at
M2 South Klghteenth street and oleoted the
following otllcers: A. 11. Kotiersteln, preol
dent; A. Weinberg, vl'-e president; ftiiwll
fmlth, secretary; J. Zadlna. treasurer; T.
O. Muelln, Mrs. MKJuIre and Mrs. Kussell
8mlth, executive committee.
A man glvln.f the nam of William Jones
was arrested in t he Huston store yeeterdsy
evening on a charge of pteallna; four pairs
of Iron-ers, each vslued at t. He was
seen hy the floor manager to be acting sua
plclouely and when arre-fel the trousers
were found concealed under his coat.
Rev. p. F. MiCarthy of this city, who
sailed for Naples on February , reached
that port on the IffTi. A note from him,
dated Gibraltar. February 17, has these
salt water exclamations: "In a storm
twenty-four hours. Ws-n't sick a minute.
Great sailor! My Jersey 'sea legs' sus
tained their reputation."
Prof. Frank A. Fltspn trick, formerly su
perintendent of the Omaha public schools
and now representing the American Hook'
company, was In the city yesterday on
biinlnen-. Oeorge J. VVcdgewood, the loea
agent of the book cnmpmiy, has tendered
his renlgnatlon, to take effect March 15. bat
his successor has not yet been selected.
Prof. Fltzpatrick went east last night.
Omaha branch of the United Irish league
held a meeting last evening to make ar
rangements for the reception of the Irish
envoys, Mee-re. Redmona and Devlin, who
are expected In this city esrly In April.
The exact date of their coming has not
been determined, but the league decided to
give the envoys a reception and hold a
publlo meeting on the evening of their ar
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