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TITE OMAnA DAHVT BEEt WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 1902.
DISPENSES WITH CHAPLAIN
InptrtaUndent Beghtol of Bafom School
Make die of Local Ministers.
RELIGIOUS SERVICES NOT GIVEN UP
Boar of Eejnallaatlon Meets, net De
cides Not to De Anything; VntU
the ftetnrri to Lincoln of
J.'. Governor Saw...
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. July 12. (Special Tele
gram. Superintendent Beghtol of the
boys' lodiMtrlal school at Kearney ht
discontinued the services of the chaplain
In that Institution and arranged to have
the place supplied by local ministers.
This chance Is partially In keeping with
his policy of retrenchment and partially
' because better results can be attained
than with one man in the place. It has
been erroneously reported that the reli
gious serTlcea at the school are to be dis
continued. The superintendent has not
done this, but on the contrary has made it
possible for the boys to have the advan
tare of Christian teaching of the various
The case 'of Lloyd Chapman of York
against me interstate mutual nan mur
ance company of Omaha, aet for hearing in
the auditor's office tvaay, was postponed
because of the non-appearance of the com
pany's officials. It may be taken up later
The Board of Equalization, Auditor
! Weston and Treasurer Btuefer being pres
ent, met again today, but no progress was
made. It being decided to postpone all
work until after the arrival of Oovernor
Savage, who Is expected tomorrow or
Treasurer Stuefer has called in war
rants registered from 82,875 to 83,540, pay
able on July tl, and aggregating (50,000.
JCARS PILE UP AT DEWITT
'Merchandise Train on Rock Island
u Wrecked by Spreading Ralls,
Injnrlngt Two Trainmen.
BEATRICE. Neb., July 22. (Special Tel
egram.) A wreck occurred on the Kock
Island road a short distance west of the
: depot at De Witt today. The train was a
fast freight en route to Omaha, and In
Bearing the switch west of the depot four
Itars heavily loaded with merchandise left
'the track and were completely demolished.
The contents of the cars was scattered
jln every direction and one of the box cars
.was thrown on top of a flat car.
I The wreck was caused by the spreading
of the rails and traffic between Lincoln
and Falrbury was suspended for a part tif
the day because of the accident. The con
duotor and a brnkemea were slightly in
iELKHORN SECTION MEN OUT
i S k t Employes at Kennnrd Drop
L Tools, Demanding Higher
KENNARD. Neb., July (Special.)
The section men, eight In number, work.
Ing on the Fremont, Elkhorn ft Missouri
'Valley railroad at this place struck foe
higher wages this morning. The men hare
been getting $1.26 per day and demand
j Hnsband Makes Plea, of Crnelty,
FREMONT, Neb.. July J2. (Special.) In
the district court yesterday afternoon
Han Lass, ah. old resident of this city, was
'granted a divorce from his wife Mary on
the ground of cruelty. . They had been
married for over thirty years. Hans and
Mary have had their regular settos for a
'number of years. Last winter they had a
livelier fight than usual, and had It not
been for the presence of an officer Hans
would have got pretty badly done up.
Mary had him cornered, was stronger than
ths old man, and armed with a knife or
club threatened to "fix" him.
Seeedere Will Erect a Chnrch.
' FREMONT, Neb.. July 22. (Special.)
The German Salem Lutheran church has
purchased a eoraer lot on Fourth and
streets and will erect a church on the sit
In the near future. The building will be
of brick, and while not large, of modern
design and of fine Interior finish. Thl
church Is maintained by the Lutherans,
who were obliged to leave the old Lu
theran church on account of their mem
borshlp In secret societies and have been
worshiping for some time In the Seventh
Day Adventlat church on West Fifth street.
and recently married, was killed this morn-
ng at Loreaso, eight miles south of here.
by falling between the cars while they
were In motion. His head and one arm
were cut off. His body waa badly mangled.
Coroner Wright did not deem It necessary
to hold an Inquest and the body was
shipped to Alliances This is the first mis
hap that has taken place on the new line.
FAMILY ENTOMBED IN A CAVE
leek Safety from Sterna and Da Hot
Escape latll Water Is Waist
PLATTSMOUTH. Neb., July 22. (Bp.)-
clal.) reter Morgenson, a farmer residing
near the Missouri river, three miles fouth
of town, relates a miraculous escape from
drowning which he and his family had last
When the storm came -ip Thursday even
ing, he, his wife and two small children
hastened to the stormcave, which was
nearby, and the door opened fron the top.
After being In the cave about half an heir
he noticed that the watir was entering
and in a short time the floor wss covered
with two Inches of water. The tamlly be
came alarmed and Mr. Morgenson tried to
raise the door, but found It fastened. He
secured a spade apd dug a hole through
the wall near the top of the stairway and
the family escaped.
He found that a cord of wood had been
washed down the hill upon the door of the
cave. The cave was half full of water
before they could get out of It.
NEBRASKA CROP CONDITIONS
Encouraging Be porta Oomt from All Por
tion of ths But.
WARM WEATHER HELPS ALONG THE CORN
Some Wheat la Southeastern Portion
Damaged by Floods, bat Crop
a Wbole Promisee
, I to Bo Big. V
PUSH NEW NEBRASKA ROAD
Iacorporators of Kansas City, Beat
rice at Western Fllo Mortgage
with Philadelphia Concern.
BEATRICE, Neb., July 22. (Special.)
Preliminary steps In the direction of
building the Kansas City, Beatrice ft West
ern railroad were taken yesterday In the
filing of a mortgage by J. E. Smith, one of
the Incorporators, to the Union Trust
company of Philadelphia tor $500,000.
Mr. Smith la president of the company
Incorporated a few weeks ago In this
city, and states that as soon as the mort
gage filed Is returned to Philadelphia the
money will be forthcoming and work upon
the construction of the line will begin at
Under the articles of incorporation the
line is to be built from Virginia to Be
atrice, thence northwest to Grand Island.
The articles also include a branch line
from Beatrice to Lincoln.
WRECK NEAR FALLS CITY
Engine and Tender ot Borllngton
Passenger Train Jamp the Track,
bat No One Injured.
FALLS CITT, Neb.. July 23. (Special
Telegram.) Burlington passenger train No.
16, eastbound, due here at 1:30 p. m., was
wrecked three miles east of this place yes
terday afternoon. The engine and tender
Jumped the track. No one was Injured.
Several yards ot track were torn up and
trains were delayed four hours.
Tobacco Box Blades Cmstonaa Oncers.
FREMONT. Neb., July 22. (8peclal Tel
egram.) This morning Saeger ft Sons, cigar
dealers, received a box ot tobacco direct
from Amsterdam. When the box waa un
loaded Mr. William 8aeger notloed that it
did not have on it the usual stamp indi
cating that the duty had been paid, and
declined to accept It. The box bad been
through the New Tork custom house and
the duty, which amounted to nearly $700,
should tave been paid In Omaha.. . Mr.
Saeger wired the collector at Omaha and
found It was shipped direct from New Tork,
instead ot tnrougn toe umana custom
Gala Day for Woodmen.
OHIOWA, Neb.. July 22. (Special.) The
advertising matter is out for the eighth
annual Woodman plcnto in Fillmore
county. The enterprising cit Irene of this
place are exerting themselves to make the
day a big success. There hss been a lively
demand for concessions. There will be a
balloon ascension, a ball game and a grand
concert at night by Hageman'a Firat regi
ment band. An enormous crowd is ex
pected and excursion trains are provided
Rala and Hall Pelt Hebron.
HEBRON. Neb., July 12. (Special.) A
heavy fall -of rain and hall visited this city
last evening. It Is not known at' present
bow much If any damage was done. The
farmers around Hebron, as well as thos
from adjoining towns, seem much encour
aged at the present outlook. It Is said
that there Is still plenty of wheat and
oats that can be saved under favorable
Conditions of the weather. For the past
three wesks the ground has been entirely
too damp to enable the farmers to cut
Arm Severed by Binder.
SUPERIOR, Neb., July 22. (Special.)
John Wanen, a young farmer living near
this city, had an arm cut off above the
elbow yesterday afternoon. He waa drlr.
Ing a team attached to a binder. The
horses ran away and Wanen was thrown
la front of the machine, with the' painful
Child Blttea by Rattler.
SIDNEY. Neb.. July 22. (8peclsl Tele
gram.) Mabel Halston, a (-year-old daugh
ter ot Jerome Halston, a prosperous ranch
man residing twelve miles northwest, was
blttea by a rattlesnake last night and was
brought here for treatment. The little suf
ferer Is In a very bad state and her life
la despaired of.
Thieves Dnsy la Wymore.
WYMORE, Neb., July 22. (Special.)
For the past week Wymore has been In
tested by burglars. Several petty thefts
have been committed, but the boldest at
tempt was made Saturday, wbn someone
entered the home ot C. E. Beinert, while the
family was away, and stole about $7 in
caah from a toy bank and also made way
with a valuable ring. Entrance was ef
fected with a skeleton key, and before
leaving the thief locked the door.
Beatrice Land Company Incorporates.
BEATRICE, Neb., July 22. (Special.)
Articles of Incorporation were filed with
the county clerk yesterday by the National
Land company ot Beatrice. The capital
stock Is $150,000, and the officers J. E. Smith,
president; S. C. Smith, vice president; C,
E. Smith, secretary and treaaurer. The
object of the corporation will be to buy and
sell western lands, operating principally In
western Kanaas and Nebraska, their home
office being In this city.
( Brakemaa Loses Hla Life.
SIDNEY. Neb.. July 22. (Special Tele
gram.) R. Robblns. a brakeman employed
on the Pjrllngton line running between Al
liance and Sterling, aged abo'it 80 years.
Hair - Food
Falling hair,' thin hair, gray
hair starved hair. You can
stop starvation with proper
food. Then feed your starv
ing hair with a hair-food
Ayer's Hair Vigor. It re
news, refreshes, feeds, nour
ishes, restores color. Don't
grow old too fast.
"I bav tried two 'best ever sold1
preparations, but Ayer's Hair Vigor
beats them all for restoring the natural
color to the hair, and it keeps my hair
very soft and smooth." Mrs. J. H.
Marcrum, Sumner, Miss.
IMS. allsragtas. J.C AtSSflL,UeB.i
Enormons-Wheat Yield In Gosper,
ELWOOD. Neb.. July 22. (Special.) Re
turns from threshers over the county bhow
phenomenal yield of wheat from every lo
callty. Reports show aa high as fifty-seven
bushels per acre. Th grade of the wheat
la very fine, some ot it testing sixty-three
pounds to the bushel. At this point six
new strsm threshers have been at artel, and
all of them have at least three months'
stsady runs ahead of them. i
.Ends Hesdarhe's Tortore.
Lasy livers and sluggish bowels cause
headaches. Dr. King'a New Life Pills re
move the cause or no pay. Only 25c.
Harder of James) Cockrell Likely to
Prolong War at Jackson,
LEXINGTON. Ky.. July 2!. James Cock
rell ot Breathitt coun'w who waa brought
here from Jackson last night, mortally
wounded, died today.
He was shot from ths court house win
dow at Jackson yesterday by an unknown
assailant. Friends who accompanied ths
wounded man here say they fesr bis death
will be the signal for a prolonged and
Cockrell was preparing to leavs Jackson
Ia gst out of the feud when the fatal shots
were fired. He was the town marshal ot
A report has Just reached here that the
wboleaale aiore of William Jett waa burned
last a ght at Jackson by unknown Incen
diaries. Jett Is a relative of Curtis Jett,
with whem James Cockrell, who died hers
toJay, got Into a shooting affray la the Ar
llrgtca h'tsl at Jackson a week ago. The
burning of the store puts another alsrmlng
phase on the feud matter.
There Is talk here of the party who at
tend' d Cockr.U to this city last night golng
to Frankfort and laying the matter before
the governor and asking atato Interference.
Nebraska Section Climate and Crop 6erv
Ice of the Weather Bureau Crop bulletin
for the week ending July 21, 1902: The last
week, as a whole, was cool and wet. The
dally mean temperature has averaged I
degrees below the normal in eastern coun
ties and 6 degrees below in western.
The rain occurred principally In heavy
thunder showers Thursday night and Fri
day; the amount exceeded one Inch in most
of the eastern counties and ranged from two
to six Inches in a number of southeastern
The first four days ot the week were hot
and dry, exceedingly favorable for all agri
cultural Interests. Some progress was
made In stacking and threshing wJteat;
however, little could be done In the eastern
counties the last days ot the week, because
of the heavy rain. The winter wheat
harvest is about completed; a small amouut
of wheat in the southeastern counties on
low, wet land has not and probably will
not be cut. Oats have been further In
jured by the showers of the week; the
harvest of oats is in progress In southern
counties. Corn has grown well; the cul
tivation of corn Is about finished, because
corn Is getting so large; the cultivation
was less than usual and many fields are
rather weedy; however, corn is In a very
promising condition, except In the rela
tively small acreage where It has been dam
aged by the heavy tains; early corn is tas-
sellng and silking. Potatoes are a large
crop, but there are some complalnta of rot
ting. Apples are abundant and promise a
Report by counties: v
Butler One-third wheat stacked, some
thrashing done, about averag yield; oats
badly down, not much cut; corn good and
caes Wheat thrashing commenced: corn
growing very fast and tasellng; oats lodged
dhoiv; potatoes nne; apples abundant.
ciay Borne wheat thrashed, yielding
about twenty bushels an acre: oats lodged
considerably; corn doing well; potatoes fine.
r nimore considerable whest will not be
cut; many fields of oats badly lodged and
rusting some; corn growing finely.
Gage Some wheat thrashed; oats being
cut nhow heavy yield; some oats badly
loo-tea ana win not be cut: corn tassellng
Hamilton Borne wheat thrashed, vleldlne-
twenty-five to thirty bushels an acre; large
per cent or oats nat on tne ground; hay
Jefferson wheat thrashing? commenced.
yield twelve to twenty bushels, fair quality;
corn good and tassellns.
jonnson some wheat not cut; only part
oi mi crop win ds savea; corn doing nicely,
tassellng and ears forming
Lancaster corn growing fast; come
wheat thrashed, yield eleven to twentv-ona
bushels; oats being cut, tome badly lodged.
iNeroana corn growing well, tacsellng and
silking: some wheat not cut: oa.ta about
half cut: potatoes large.
Muckoiis Week favorable for whest har.
vesi, inrasning commenced; oats will be
ugm; corn ma King rapid growth,
Otoe Thrashing- commenced: wheat leaa
gimarefl tnan expected; apples plenty; corn
Blowing wen, commencing to sua.
Pawnee Oood croo oata harvested: corn
growing finely; hay crop heavy; thrashing
Polk Some wheat thrnahert nil, Kalv
lodged; early corn allklng; oats lodged and
rusted, harvest commenced.
fvicnaroson osts being- cut with rltfU-
culty, badly lodged; oorn excellent, .tassel-
in iiu ears lorming; potatoes rotting.
(Saline wheat about out; na . kin
icu, -mjrins commencea; some inrasn
ing aone; corn in best possible condition.
Saunders Corn excellent and rrnwlm
very fast: some wheat thrashed; oats and
wnrai Damaged some ny rsm.
ueward Some wheat thrashed, yield
twenty to thlrtv bushels: enrn rinlno, .tl .
oats badly lodged, large acreage will not be
Thayer Rome wheat ihnih.' ..
teen to twenty-three bushels, fair quality;
oat harvent general, oats badly damaged
York Oats ba'rllv lnriirori haw...
menced; some wheat thrashed, some sprouu
a, win uuiiig mieiy.
Antelope Wheat and oats lodging; po
tatoes rotting; com and grass line; oats
fB,wiua lu ripen i naying retarded by
Burt Oats and spring wheat lodged some;
corn In unusually fine condition: few re
port potatoes rotting-; lowlands under
Coxlar Grain ripening slowly; harvest
commenced; haying; retarded by rain; corn
- . J HUE,
r1- - FT,, . .
t .5 lunmiinr commenced; rye
yields 10 to SO buHheTs; oats badly lodged
early planted corn very fine, late planted
Cuming Early oats ready to cut; barley
cut good crop; corn in fine condition;
haying retarded by rain. '
Dakota Barley being cut; oats and
ne conaiuon; wneat about rlna.
lodged some. " '
Llxon Wheat and oats turning and la
"""""", ua ay ana doing well;
some hay made. '
JJodge Corn growing rapidly, ' fairly
i. z i mau grain gen
erally damagea to a considerable extent.
Douglas Corn looking vrv fine m,itn
very row exceptions; potatoes rotting soma
, , . R uuiiyi uaia luufea some.
nuii-umi iook tine, small per cent
lodged: corn making s plendld growth,
some tassellng; some damage from hall:
apples fair crop.
KnOX Corn Innka flna,
hay and pastures unusually good; a-rain
ripening slowly. ' "
MadlBon-Biiuul grain ripening slowly and
I. .. .!. ' ' vxLvcm; sugar oeeia nne,
but rather weedy: corn growing splendidly
Pierce Oats and wheat rininr nn.i
ld" vn,eai!'y redv o cut: corn fine; con-
ri 7. i potatoes good crop.
Platte Oats further diminil hv r.Ti.
rust and lodging; corn has made rapid"
growth; potatoes rottl.ig some.
Sarpy-Oats badly lodged; winter wheat
and rye much injured in shock; upland
corn very good: Dutaioe. .T-.n.ni r
8tanton-Much small grain beat to the
'"u,,u " iiiu uuu rain ana la spoiling
corn giow.ng well: potatoes rotting some
iuui.iuu-usi, longing some; little rust
it " n i . 1 1 a v u.iiiiHk fit i , v ram ..am
lng splendidly: some harlev m '
y iiiiiiiiiii-uan oaoiy lodged, but well
nncu; wneat lodged some; potatoes big
,:i wmB hiiu looks nne.
Wayno Small grain rank growth and
lodged some; corn growing fast and prom
Us a big crop; rye and barley 1eing
Blaine Showery, favorable week; corn
mostly laid by.
Boone Some amut In wheat; oats lodging
but good; corn very good; hay heavy: do-
growing well; sorghum- and millet fine;
grass and cattle doing well.
r ranaun i nrasning commenced, yieia
rentv to thlrtv ntishels: some darnaaed
by wet weather, but not as much ss ex
pected; corn fine.
rTontier neai mostly in siaca; second
crop alfalfa ready to cut.
Furnas i nrasning commenced, an arrow
na crons doing well; second crop of alfalfa
mostly In stark; pastures extra good.
Ooeper Harvesting about done; some
wheat thrashed, yielding thirty to fifty
bushels; corn and cane doing nicely; pas
Harlan Thrashing lit progress: second
rroo of alfalfa being eut: potatoes large
rrop; pastures good; corn growing nicely,
Hayes Harvest finished; corn has made
vigorous arrowth and looks well. Is taaeel-
Inr and silking: grasshoppers numerous.
HltchcocK Harvest aootit done, tnrasn
m commenced, grain turning out well!
corn and cane rather weedy.
Kearnev Wheat mostly cut: stacking
nd thrashing delayed by rain; oats being
ut: corn growing finely; some damage
Lincoln corn in good condition ana
growing nicely; pastures excellent; rye
being cut, good crop; potatoes nne.
Perkins Wheat average crop; corn nne;
tork dnlnar well.
Pheln Borne winter wheat helna
thrashed, yielding thirty to fifty bushels;
oats being cut; spring wheat ripe; fine
week for corn.
Red Willow Thrashing begun; wheat
fair quality and good yield; Tittle damage
from hall; corn in fine condition.
WebMer Heavy rain, with some hall)
Thjjrsdsv night, damaged corn and stand
ing grain some; oats harvest commenced.
Western and Northwestern.
Banner Oats unusually good cron: note-
toes fine; millet doing well.
Brown Oats and spring wheat lodging!
corn fine and tassellng.
Cherry Haying and harvest of rye pro
gressing; heavy crop of hay.
Cheyenne Small grain harvested; corn
looklns well: pastures fine.
Dawes Fair crop oi rye cut: nay win De
Deuel Com growing well: wheat and
rye well headed and being cut.
Keva Paha Oats and wheat filling nlcelv:
rain needed; cattle doing well, but pastures
getting ratner ory.
Rock Having begun: oats lodred some!
slight damage from hall.
Bcotts Bluff Grass on range good; corn
Sheridan Fine , growing week: haying
very good; hay heavy; po
Buffulo Soma wheat rrnvln in
cats lodging considerably; corn Is making
an immense growth and Is commencing to
Custer Corn fine, but somewhat weedy,
''u vy , sums damage irom hall
good growihR week.
Dawaon Oats good crop: second croD of
..... .tri.iB vui, mi anning Degun; corn
iiv-uu auu crowing rapidly.
V i 1 progressing; range
- - uuwig wen.
yjruirj-uan loog'.og oaoiy in some
utius; corn cultivation delayed by rains;
hav and pastures good; corn unusually tino.
Hall Corn SrOalnir ftnlv nnlatn.. ln.n-
In? and rotting on low ground; oats looked
uui;, aecuuu cutting- Ot allSlfa COnV
Howard Corn growing finely; ralna of
last week retarded harvesting, stacking
and thrashing, also lodged oats to some
Merrick Corn making very rspid growth
but lowlantta still t.,A ..iti.....
harvest retarded, potatoes rotting and hay
Nance Wheat harvest over; oats will be
poor crop becujse of lodging; good week
tor corn and haying.
Sherman Winter wheat and rye harvest
over, corn growing nicely; big hay crop
vui, jiuuiluvi rutung aome.
Adams Some whest thrashed, vlaldlna
twenty to thirty butbela per acre; osts
lodged badly; millet ana corn making
M" J IIVHIU,
Chase Hay crop good; pastures fine
stock doing well.
Dundy m.vU grain about gathered; corn
CROPS IN JIMRIVER VALLEY
Small Grain Metering- Rapidly and
Corn Making: Splendid Growth,
Thonaxh Little Backward.
HTJRON, S. D., July 22. (Special.)
'Magnificent" Is what an Illinois man said
this morning when speaking of crops In
this part of South Dakota. With a party
of five he had traveled over the country
with a team for a radius of from seventy
five to 120 miles, with Huron a few mllos
to the southeast of the center. These men
are buying land and took special pains to
Investigate crop conditions, and the ver
dict of the company Is aa above ex
A week of favorable weather, with co
pious showers the latter part of the week
over most ot the Jim river valley, has
tended to push the small grain 'crop to
ward maturity. Barley and rye the ear
tier sown will be ready for harvest the
present week, and that work will be
pushed aa rapidly as possible In order to
get these crops garnered before the wheat
s ready for the sickle. A little rye has
been cut and the quality, like that of bar
ley, ie exceptionally good.
The wheat heads are also very heavy
and unusually uniform, In size and
so tun innt ins aerneis crown eacn oiner
for room. Oata are of the best and the
acreage Is larger than heretofore.' The
crop gives fine promise and Is almost ma
tured. Some report that It is ripening:
unevenly and that It will he necessary to
cut It quite green. This, however, Is. not
the general condition of the crop.
Corn la making; rapid growth, and while
a little backward because of cool weather.
It give promise of early maturity. Many
fields are wqerty because of continued wot
weather, but altogether the outlook Is ex
ceedingly encouraging. ,Flax, millet and
potatoes are as fine as could be desired.
The potato crop will be large, as frost was
less harmful than at first supposed.
Small fruit Is the best ot any yet grown
lo the Jim river valley berries, currants,
plums and a fair crop of apples included
In this class.
HER NIGHT RIDE OF NO AVAIL
Woman Makes Gallant Effort to File
on Land, bnt Male Opponent
Beeares the Title.
RAPID CITT, 8. D., July 22. (Special.)
At the Rapid City land office Saturday ot
last week occurred a "simultaneous home
stead entry," that is, two applicants filed
on the same piece of land at the same
When the doors of the United States
land office opened for business on that
day there were two people standing at the
threshold waiting for admission, a man and
a woman. The man stepped up to the desk
and said that he wanted to make his home
stead 'filing on a certain piece of land
about seventy-five miles east of Rapid
City, giving the description of the claim,
As soon aa the woman could be heard she
stated that she wished to file on the same
piece of ground.
To all Intents and purposes both en
tries had been made simultaneously, and
under a ruling of the land office In Wash
lngton, In such a esse the land Is put up
at auction, only the persons making tho
filing being allowed to bid, and It is given
to the highest bidder. In this Instance
the nan won, he paying a premium ot $60
for the land.
Each had made a night ride on horse
back to file on the land, and had ridden
side by aide tor the greater part of the
distance. It seemed hard for the woman
to lose the land after she had made such
a gallant effort to secure It, and the sym
pathy of the officials and the spectators
to the contest in the land office were with
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cities now having local clubs are Stoux
Falls, Aberdeen, Madison and Onlda. Fifty
prominent socialists in different parts ot
the y tate have been - urged to push the
work of organizing other clubs.
FATAL FALL FROM BICYCLE
Omlo Harris Injured at Mitchell, Sooth
-Dakota, nnd Dies in Two
MITCHELL, S. D., July 22. (Special Tel
egram.) Omie Harris, a young man 21
years old, fell from his bicycle last night
about 9 o'clock and injured his head. He
lived two hours and died from concussion
of the brain. The remains were taken
this morning to Harrison, Douglas county,
Counties to Lend School Fund.
PIERRE. S. D July 22. (Special.) The
State Land department has sent out the ap
portionment of the permanent school fund
to the various counties of the state, the
apportionment being made on a basis ot
population. The total amount which was
on hand uncalled for was $180,000. This
the counties of the state will be expected to
find borrowers to take up, and in case of
failure on their part to pay interest on
the same for the time It is in their posses
sion while taking the legal means of get
ting it out, or in case ot failure In return
ing it to the state.
'Jndgre Cnrlnnd Apyolnts Receiver.
SIOUX FALLS, S. D., July 22. (Special.)
Judge Carland ot the United States court
in thla city has appointed L. Jeep of Sioux
City, special receiver for the property of
Rollln R. Hotchklss, a merchant of Cen
tervllle, S. D., who recently filed a petition
in voluntary bankruptcy in the federal
court here. He has liabilities of $8,444.89
and assets of $7,795.61.
Turner County Free from Debt.
SIOUX FALLS, S. D., July 22. (Special.)
By the recent payment by County Treas
urer Pfaff of Turner county of bonds to
the amount ot $20,000, which had become
due, the last dollar cf the outstanding in
debtedness against Turner county was pitd.
Thus, the conty, which Is one of the best
In the state, is now entirely free from
CUT WAY THROUGH A CORDON
Ladrone Chiefs Escape from Constabulary
. and Flet to Mountains.
CONFLICT IS SHORT. BUT SANGUINARY
Extensive Preparations to Cnpture
Chiefs and Fifty of Followers is
Brought to Sndden Termina
tion by Daring; Flight.
MANILA. July 22.-JMontallon and Fells
ardo, the Ladrone chiefs, have broken
through the constabulary cordon In Cavlte
province and have escaped to the moun
tains. A number of Jadrones were killed
in earlier attempts to force the cordon.
The cordon encompassed the leaders and
many of their followers. The latter, when
surrounded, made a break 'o escape. The
constabulary withstood the first attacks,
killing fourteen and capturing fifteen men.
The Ladrones finally massed under cover
of the darkness and forced their way
through a weak spot in the cordon, near
Das Armas, killing one and wounding one
of the constabulary. The latter captured
the papers and effects of the leaders and
destroyed' quantities of supplies.
An extensive drive, with the object of
capturing the Ladrone chiefs MopUllon and
Fellzardo and fifty of their followers, was
organized In Cavlto province. Twelve hun
drel constabulary commanded by Captain
Baker moved last Thursday at daylight,
forming a complete angle-shaped cordon
covering sixty square miles. Patrol
launches guarded the rivers and It was
expected to close the cordon last Saturday.
The entire male populations of the towns
and farms were to be Included In the con
centration movement. When complete the
Ladrouea were to have been arrested and
the others were to have been released.
SPLENDID CROP SITUATION
Bumper Yield nt Tyndall Kow As
sured in All Cerenls and Pastures
Are in Prime Condition.
TTNDALL. S. D.. July 22. (Special.)
This section waa visited on Saturday with
heavy showers. Rain fell at intervale all
day In great abundance. The ground is
thoroughly soaked and the whole country
presents a splendid appearance. Pastures
ars furnishing an abundaiice of feed and
all crops are perfection,
Tho growth of corn ha? been extremely
rapid. Early corn is in the tassel and be
ginning to ear. Oat harvest will be in
full blast this wesk and ths crop will
be good. The straw is not extremely
heavy, but the heads are large and well
Wheat harvesting will begin in earnest
next week, although a few farmers will
start the latter part of thla week. The
wheat crop will be a bumper and granaries
and corncriba will burst thla fall. Such
a growing -July waa hardly ever expe
rienced berj before.
Boa Methodist Church Dedicated.
SIOUX FALLS. S. D., July 22. (Special.)
A new Qerman Methodist Episcopal
church has been dedicated at Bos, Spink
county, by Presiding Elder H. E. Hllmer,
assisted by Rev. Klaus of Redfield, Rev.
Mr. Thlel ot Crsndon and Kev. A. C.
Panxlau, who will be pastor of the new
Secretary of Republican Committee.
PIERRE, S. D., July 22. (Special Tele
gram.) E. A. Warner of Eureka has been
selected as secretary ot the republican
state central committee. M. Warner Is at
present private secretary to Go7ornor Her
rted and will make a first-class asslstaot tor
oeialists to Gather.
SIOUX FALLS. 8. D.. July 22. (Special.)
-Local socialists are preparing for a state
convention of socialists, which will prob
ably be held lo Sioux Falls. Ths conven
tion will be held In September, upon a
date yet to be decided upon. According to
the constitution of the national society no
state caa have aa Independent organisa
tion without at least four local societies.
South Dakota has finally secured the nec
essary number for a state gathsrlag. The
Report of Insane Hospital.
PIERRE. 8. D., July 22. (Special.) The
report of the Insane hospital for the month
of June shews a total of 661 patients in
ths hospital on the last day ot that month,
with a ' total of $25,285 'due from the va
rious counties for the care of patients In
From south Afrlenn Gold Fields.
TYNDALL. S. D.. July 22. (Special.)
John Williamson, manager ot a gold mine
In South Africa, is here on a visit to his
TTNDALL. S. D.. July 22. (Special )
The marriage of Luther O. McCrea and
Miss Bessie Abbott occurred at the homo
of the bride's father. William Abbott, Rev.
Thomas Stamp of the Methodist Episcopal
church performing the ceremony. Tho
young couplo will live at Worthing.
Military Changes in Lnioa,
MANILA.- July 22. General Theo. Wlnt
has been assigned to command the Second
brigade in North Luzon. General Jesse
M. Lee goes to Batangas -when General
Franklin M. Bell is relieved.
Cholera Continues to Decrease.
MANILA, July 22.--Cholera continues to
decrease in the city and provinces. The
authorities think the epidemic Is less viru
TRAIN DITCHED BY WASHOUT
Galveston Passenger Wrecked, Kill
ing Colored Porter nnd Seriously
EL PASO, Tex., July 22. The Galves
ton, Houston San Antonio eastbound
passenger train was ditched by a washout
eight miles east of Sierra Blanca this
morning. The engine and mall cars were
Gus Emery, colored porter, was killed
and Fireman Evans was seriously hurt. A
number of passengera sustained alight in
FORECAST 0FJTHE WEATHER
Fair Wednesday, with Showers and
Cooler Thursday, in
WASHINGTON, July 22. Forersat!
For Nebrsska and South Dakota Fair
Wednesday; Thursday showers and cooler,
For Illinois Fair and wsrmer Wednez-
dsy; Tbursdsy Increasing cloudiness; fresh
southwest win Is.
For Iowa and Missouri Fair and
warmer Wednesday; Thursday Increasing
For Kansas Fair Wednesday and
warmer In west portion; Tbursdsy In
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Ofc HA, July 22. Official record of tem
per4lurt ana preciunauun cuiup.uru wim
the corresponding luy of the last three
y'ar,: 19o2, 19"1, 19M. lS9ft
Maximum temperature.... M 14 Ml bl
Minimum temperature..,. S3 77 Ml
Mean temperature ' '" f
Freclpltutioi W ,UJ .00 ,W)
Kecord o temperature ana precinitafloji
at Omaha for this day and since Maruii
Normal temperature is
PefU'iency for the day..,.,,..., J
Total excess slL'e March 1 , ....u)
Normal precipitation , 14 Inert
iJenclency lor tnu nay , .41 uicu
Total rainfall slm-e March 1 17.82 inches
Ueflciency since March 1 , Winch
Pendency for cor. period llKil.... .04 lnchea
tendency for cor. period l!o.... 2 Ituhts
Htperts front btatieas at T t. at.
CONDITION OF THE
a 1 :
North Platte, clear
Halt Iake City, cloudy
Kapld City, clear .,
Huron, clear.., J....
Wllllston, part cloudy,...
Chicago, part cloudy..!....
St, Louis, clear 1 ....
rjt. Paul, raining v....
Davenport, clear I..
Kansas City, part cloud (..
Oalveaton, part cloudy
Ml M! .
et: (! .
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i.ocal JTrcait Official.
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