Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, May 30, 1903, Page 3, Image 3

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De-trio Light riant at Beatrice ii Forced
to Close Down.
torn Live Stork Drowned and Larae
Amount of I)nii Done to
Uroirliig Crop aad
Farm I'roperty.
BEATRICE, Neb., May 2.-(Speclal Tel
egram.) Many families In Ihe lowland
were driven Uom th;lr home today by the
llnoUs. The river has ritieu three feel dur
ing the last ten hours and shortly alter
1 p. m. water broke over Court street,
flooding the west side of llie city for sev
eral blocks west of the Court street brUt;.
At 2 p. m. the electric .light plant was
forced to close down, but the water works
plant Is still safe and It will require a
four-foot rise to reach the tiro boxes. The
llurllngton track Is under wuter In the
north part of town, but trains on this line
ran as usual today. The Union Pad he has
abandoned the running of trains to tills
city on Us line.
Reports from outlying districts are to
the effect that everything Is flooded. Sev
eral head of fat cattle were carried down
the river today and the loss to stock and
property, It Is feared, will be immense. It
Is raining here tonight and the river is
rising at the rate of four Inches per hour.
So far no fatalities have occurred. The
situation Is appalling.
The people In the towns of Ilolmesvllle
and Burneston have not had any mull
since last Monday. Notwithstanding the
river Is now from a half mile to three
miles wide. It rose ten inches this evening
in an hour and a quarter. The property
loss will be enormous In this county alone.
I'eople living In the .submerged sections In
many Instances have lost everything.
Abandon the Lowlands.
HEBTtON. Neb., May a. (Special.)
Rain began falling yesterday noon and
continued all night, causing the creeks in
this vicinity to be out of their banks. All
dungei' of flood Is pant and the people In
south and west sides have moved In. Tr.e
llock Island had no trains running through
here since Monday. The total rainfall for
the month has been twelve Inches.
FAIRBL'RY. Neb.,' May 29.-(8pecial.)
The rainfall during the last eighteen hours
has amounted to 2.25 Inches, making a
total ; of over 9 Inches this month. The
river is again overflowing the bottom lands
The St. Joseph & Grand Island track west
will be repaired so that train service will
be resumed tonight. All county bridges
over the river are reported badly damaged
except one of the Falrbury bridges.
FAF1LLION, Neb., May 29. (Special.)
The floods of last week have about receded
and as one looks over the fields and pas
tures in the lowlands he sees a pitiable
sight. Pastures covered with mud nearly
a foot deep and acres of farm land stand'
lug ' under water ' which cannot be used
again this summer. The farmers are be
kind in their corn planting and some al
ready planted will have to be gone over
again. Oats are looking line.
It has rained here every night since
week ago last' Wednesday and Papillion
has beeu flooded three times. A heavy
shower fell last night.
Many People Homeless.
LINCOLN, May 28. (Special Telegram.)
The heavy rain ' today has started Salt
creek on another rampage and as a conse
quence thirty families, numbering over 100
perspnya A-H -SaaepJeg. Ja the Courthouse to
nUht. These were driven out of the bot
toms this afternoon and tonight, several
having ten brought out In boats by the
police. - Their homes are completely . sur
rounded by wter and many of the houses
are threatened with destruction. The
families belong to a Russian settlement liv
ing east of Btxth street and south of J. The
water from Salt and Oak creeks began to
rise several days ago, and many families
were driven out at the district then. Today
It became worse and many more were
driven out. The police made a trip over the
flooded district In boats, but found that the
remaining fnmllles are in little danger. The
flooded district comprises several hundred
acres and in Some places the water Is five
feet deep. Early tonight It was still rising,
Nemaha Is Getting High.
FALLS CITY, Neb., May 29. The No
maha river Is about twelve Inches from the
high water mark of 1883. It Is over the
Burlington tracks and has reached the
Missouri Pacific tracks south of. the Bur
llngton station. The water rose six Inches
utter the rain today and Is still rising.
TECUMSEH. Neb., May 29. It has con
tlnued to rain today and the Nemaha river
hj out of its banks. Five hundred feet of
the Burlington track Is washed out near
Bracken. The train from Nebraska City
was unable to get through to this place on
Account of this washout.
Pass Resolution la Opposition to
Branch Banks aad Asset
, . Currency.
CRAWFORD. Neb..NMay . (Special.)
Group NO. 8 of the Nebraska Bankers' as
aociatlon met in annual session here jester
day and was largely attended. The follow
ing bankers from other groups were inter
csled visitors: W. E. Rhodes. C. F. Mo
Grow, C. T. Kountse and II. R. Gould o
Omaha, H. 3. Freeman of Lincoln, F. M
MctJlvern and Julius Beckman of Fremont
and Senator Charles Anderson of Crete.
Officers were elected as follows: Presl
dent, J. W. Welpton of Ogalalla: vice presl
dent. C. A. Mlnnlck of Crawford; secretary
V, B. McQueen of Hay Springs; member of
state executive committee, D. II. Griswold
committee for next meeting. F. M. Knight,
H. M Hampton and W. 11 Corbln.
The following program was followed: In
vocation, Rev. O. K. Hooson; address of
welcome, C. A. Mlnnlck; response, W. B.
McQueon; president's address, J. W. Wolp
ton; "Branch Banking and Asset Cur
rency." C. F. McQrew; "Future Cattl
I'e.per, R. M. Hampton; followed by a gen
crM discussion of matters of Interest to
The following was unanimously passed:
lie it resolv.d hy the bankers of svnn
No. S. Nebraska Bankers' svaoclatlon. Ihn
we are opposed to the imss.ige of anv lawi
Icnklng toward the establishment of a sys
tem of brancn osr.Ks or the Ixmiarice e
currency secured In any mnnner other tha
bv anv rnment bond. That the secretnr
forward copy of this resolution to Hon
M. 1' Klnkuiri, congressman, and to Sena
turn !:etru and AUliuru.
The visitors were royally entertained by
Messrs. C. A. Mlnnlck and O. K. Eastma
rcpresuina the two banks or Crawford
Drive were taken out Into the country and
In the evening the visitiirs were conducted
to the benouot hall, where a sumptuou
dinner wns partaken of. followed by wines,
clEirs and toasts.
The next meeting will be held at Alliance
f'oniniencemrnt at Beatrice.
BEATRICE, Neb.. May 19 (Special.)
The commencement exercises of the Ilea
trice High school will be held at the Pad
d vk opera house next Thursday and Fi
dj evenings, Juno 4 and 6. The class-da
exerrlres will locur on Thursday even In
anjhe graduating exercises on the even
Ing following. The baccalaureate address
to the graduating class will be delivered
Sunday morning In the First Presbyterian
of the strung: points of The
Illustrated Bee. Never since
It wns established ha" The Ilea
fulled to chronicle early and ne
mrntely the information coneorn
iiif nny event of public moment
In Its territory, and since its illus
trated mitfrnzine section was made
a pnrt of its Sunday Issue, it lins
nimle the matter of chronicling in
pictures the irrent events as much
a matter of course as its news
trentment was before. Conteni
IMirailcs may boast of their enter
prise iu hurrying special reporters
and artists to the scene, no matter
where it is, but they always Bnd
The Bee men there or Just leavlnR
as the competitors arrive. No
competitor has ever yet pat near
enough to The Bee in pictures or
news to be able to claim rivalry.
And The Bee's plctnres are like
its news, always accurate and reli
able. The Bee does not fake news
und doesn't need to fake pictures.
It caa tind the truth easier and
better every time.
presen led during the early days
of the week a most forcible Illus
tration of the devastating power
of a tornudo. Several counties
und many localities were Involved
in the wreck incident to the vagari
ous flight of several of those terri
ble manifestations of nature un
controlled, and it is manifestly
impossible that The Bee or any
other paper should undertake to
print in one Issue pictures of all
the damage that was done. The
Mumma farm, south of Hastings,
was selected as a place that would
afford typical evidence of a tor
nado's work, and there The Bee's
staff artist secured a series of pic
tures of the sort that has made
his work famous among good
Judges of newspaper photography.
A double page ot these will be
printed in the. next number, and
will afford an excellent idea of
the ruin wrought In a few seconds
of time by the tornado. that tore
through Southern Nebraska last
Sunday evening. This feature
alone is worth more than the entire
cost of the paper.
are many and timely. For the
' front page is a handsome picture
of Harry B. Zimman, the new
president of the Omaha city
council; a group of the new
council . taken on the day of its
first Bitting; a "group of the Black
Hills Traveling Men'a association
and another of the officers elected
at the Hot Springs convention; a
group of the Kpworth League con
vention at Gretna, Neb.; a group
of the delegates elected fo the
Washington convention of the
I. T.U.; and similar topics form
the independent illustrations. Then
there in an illustrated article on
the work of the American' Mound
Builders; Frank O. Carpenter's
letter deals with the German
preparations for war, and is illus
trated from photographs made by
Mr. Carpenter in Germany; the
Woman's Department is illustrated
from photographs; a -new story by
Robert T. Barr, "Over the Border,"
dealing with events near the end
of the reign of Charles I of Eng
land, is started in this number;
"The Kiddle of the Icthyosaurus"
is another of the popular scicntltio
articles by Tror. William Boelsche;
"How Advertising Jlelps Business"
is a paper by Waldo U. Warren,
advertising manager for Marshall
Field Sc. Co. of Chicago, of deep
importance to all business men;
"Essence of Good City Govern
ment" by Charles J. Bonaparte,
president of the American Munici
pal League; and an authorized
interview with James J. Hill on
Asia as a market for western
farm products. In addition to
these special articles the regular
features of the paper have all been
carefully looked after, so that
nothing will be found slighted and
nothing missed. If you are not
now a subscriber, you should leave
your order today with your news
i dealer.
church by Rev. G. W. Crofts and the an
nual address to the class will be given by
W. J. Bryan on Friday evening. The
graduating class numbers thirty-three and
consists of the following: Krma Margaret
Wheelock, Louise Marie Pemberton, How
ard E. Hauscr, Marian Eleanor Farbnr,
Nlchol Case, Mary D. Gibbs. Gladys Ball.
Mary Mabel Flroved. Emma Kuehl, Ger
trude Carlock Sabln, Lulu May Scroggs.
Roy F. Sheldon, Calvin A. Emery, Francis
F.llia Alsworth, Florena , Naomi Nowling.
Gertrude Grace Miller. Gertrude A. Miller,
Mayme B. Awtry, Herbert R. Baker. Ralph
Weaverllng, Imogene Brewster, Winona
Younkln, Katherlne Webb. Abigail B. Hem
ler, Mary Ellsubeth Reed, Edna Ramonl
Bqulera, Herbert Eldon Graham, Ullie
Limine Aupperle. Harold S. Frledsam, Anna
Charlotte Pagels. Lena Esther Lawsnn.
Anna Marie Stevenson and Ida May Har
Sidney Proposes to show Him What
a Live Western Towa .
Cnn Do.
SIDNEY. Neb.. May 29 8peclal.)
Active preparations ore being made for
the reception to President Roosevelt on
Monday next. The presidential train will
nrrlve at 3 p. m. Mayor Binders Issued a
proclamation today calling upon all the
citizens to make the day a holiday and
decorate the town generally. A committee
of twenty leading citizens has been ap
pointed on reception. The town wtll be
filled with country people and large dele
gations are expected from surrounding
towns. The president has signified his in
tention to speak about fifteen minutes,
Don't fall to hear Covalt'a famous band
at Lake Macawa today.
of the Tears of Stady aad
PAPILLION. Neb.. May . (pecIL
The commencement exercises of the Papil
lion High school wilt be held at the opera
house next Thursday evening. There are
six girl graduates this year.
OSCEOLA. Neb , May !9. (Special.) Os
ceola's school trustees have Just held their
annual meeting for the election of teach
ers and came very near turning down all
the teachers, who had taught here from
six to fifteen years. One of the teachers
had not asked for the position again, but
all the rest had filed applications, besides
all the new teachers had made applica
tions except Miss Eugenia West, daughter
of Colonel and Mrs. George W. West. On
the election of one of the teachers, Mrs.
R. K. Baum, the board stood t to t, and
after voting seventeen times failed to
break the te and It was given up for the
present. The teachers and principal elected
are: Prof. J. H. Slothower, principal; Miss
Janle Marguerite Pulver, Miss Eugenia
West, Mrs. Jessie Marquis, Miss Gertrude
Anderson of Lincoln, Miss Grace Leal Cro
sier. These teach rs are all graduates of
Osceola's high school with the exception
of two.
MEAD, Neb., May 29. (Speclal.)-The
commencement exercises of the Mead High
school were held in the opera house last
evening. The graduates were: Ella John
son, Jesse Thompson, Edna Thomas, Eland
Johnson, Grace Ostenberg. Fred Parrlsh,
Mary Holden, Charles Swanson, Mayble
Loder, Louts Kllng. Ida Sward.
BRAINARD. Neb., May 29. (Speclal.)
The commencement exercises of the Brain
ard High school were held at the opera
house last night. The house was beauti
fully decorated In the class colors, pink
and green. A splendid program was well
carried out. Deputy State Superintendent
J. L. McBrlen was present and delivered
a very appropriate address.
HOOPER, Neb.. May 29. (Special.) The
commencement exercises of the Hooper
High school were held at the opera house
last evening and Chancellor Andrews of the
State university delivered the address to
the class, composed of six young men and
one lady. Vocal and Instrumental music
formed a conspicuous part of the program,
On Wednesday afternoon the class-day
exercises were held and an appropriate
program was given. Including orations by
the members of the class. The school closes
today for the summer vacation.
NEBRASKA CITY, May 29. (Special Tel
egram.) The graduating exercises of the
Nebraska City High school were held In
the Overland theater this evening, eighteen
young women and three young men com
posing the class to receive diplomas.
EXETER. Neb., May 29. (Special.) The
eighth grade of the grammar room gave
an entertainment consisting of recitations
and music yesterday afternoon In the high
school room, after vhlch they received
diplomas promoting them to the ninth
EDGAR. Neb., May 29. (Special.) The
high school commencement exercises were
held In the opera house last evening. There
was a good attendance, although the even
ing was rather damp. The graduating class
consisted of thirteen members. The stage
decorations consisted of a green back
ground of vines and green foliage plants,
interspersed with flowers; the class motto,
"Doye ye nexto thynge," designed in the
class colors, valkyrle and nickel, on green
silk, was hung above front and about the
WILBER, Neb., May 29. (Special.) The
seventeenth annual commencement exer
clses of the Wllber High school were held
at the opera house last tilght with a large
attendance in spite of inclement weather.
Hon. E. R. Hlnshaw, congressman from
this district, delivered the principal ad
dress, which was greatly enjoyed and ap
predated by the audience. His subject
was, "What of the FutureT" and the cen
tral idea of his remarks was that the old
notion that the only purpose of a liberal
education was aiding In making a living
and acquiring wealth had been superceded
and that the chief object of a liberal ed
ucatton Is now the broadening of char
acter and acquiring the utmost enjoyment
from the marvelous things by which we
have been surrounded by an all-wise Cre
ator. He set forth the Importance of a
liberal education, no matter what pursuit
the student may engage in. 'The gradu
ating class comprises ten. girls and four
boys. Lewis Horsky, having the highest
standing, was awarded the college scholar
Shlprtlnsj in Cattle.
STURGIS, S. D.. May 29. (Special.)
Harry Ash has returned from his Texas
trip. While there he purchase! 2.00J he-id
of t and S-year-old cattle and has shipped
them to his Moreau river ranch north of
Prof. Nordln's celebrated orchestra at
Courtland Beach today.
Rain Satarday, with Fair
Warmer Sunday, ts
WASHINGTON, May 29. The forecast:
For Nebraska, Kansas and South Da
kotaRain Saturday; Sunday, fair and
For Illinois Showers Saturday and Sun
day; fresh to brisk southeast wlnds,along
the lake.
For North Dakota. Montana, Wyoming
and Colorado Fah Saturday and Sunday;
warmer Sunday.
For Iowa and Missouri Rain Saturday
and In east portion Sunday.
. I.oee.l Record.
OMAHA, May Z9 Otticial record of tem
perature and precipitation compared with
the corresponding day of the lust three
. . 19u3. 19)2. 1901. 1900.
Maximum temperature... 68 76 7 87
Minimum temperature.... (1 II M H
Mean temperature 64 67 61 76
Precipitation 53 Go M T
Record of temperature and precipitation
at Omaha for this day since March 1, V.toj.
iNormul temperature &
Pendency for the day 4
Total excess since March 1 232
Normal precipitation Kln.-h
Excess for the day Si' Inch
I'reciplt itlon since Mnrch 1 10. Inches
Exct-sj since March 1 1.72 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period. 192...". 4. a inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 19J1... 3. 2o Incites
Iteiiorts from Stations at T I'. si.
o 2 1 -i ?
33 iS
i 3i 3
. A ! 2
Omaha. cloudy
Valeiitl-.e. ralnlnrf
North Platte, raining
Cheyenne, clear
Salt LakeOty, clear
Kapid City, iart y cloudy....
Huron, cloudy
Wtlltston, clear
Chicago, cloudy ..
St. Louis, cloudy......
St. Paul, cloudy
Davenport, raining
Kansas City, cloudy
Havre, clear
Helena, dear
lMsmurck, cloudy
Galveston, partly cloudy
CV .34
to, .Is
Mi .24
7o 00
01 00
621 58
ttx: 64'
6N uu
74 .32
7! .02
7j 00
70j "J
j nil
so! oo
T Indicate trace of precipitation.
Local Forecast Official
Brothsrhood of Bailway Trainmen Takes a
Vrj Decided Bund.
Grand Master Is laeered When He
Says that Inlon Men Most
Be Rdaeated Alone
These Lines.
DENVER, May 29. The first positive
declaration of a large labor body against
the sympathetic strike has been made by
the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen,
now In national convention in this city.
It was made In the form of a resolution,
which received unanimous approval by the
delegates, based upon sentiments expressed
In the annual address of Grand Master
Morrlssey, The portion ' of the address
which Inspired the resolution and whlsh,
when uttered by the grand master, aroused
ringing cheers of approval from those pres
ent, was as followe:
The question of Its ability to nrotect its
working agreement is now a prominent
factor In determining the responsibility of
a labor organization In the business and
employing world. The oraanlzntlon that
represents employes in making an arrange
ment that Is acceptable to them and shrinks
from responsibility when individuals' or
rivals disturb the peaceful relations be
tween employes and employers Is not of
the type that will command confidence In
our progressive civilization and the trend
of relations between capital and labor.
While the Question m' the. tirntectinn of
the labor contract Is in Its Infancy and
education of the great mass of the union
ists along these lines Is necessarily Flow,
still we predict that we shall see the time
when we will regard the contract breaker,
whether member or nonmember, with as
rnun contempt as we now do tho scan.
In the beneficial or Insurance department
the losses for death and disability that
were paid amounted to $1,670,790.42. Of these
claims 1,078 were fir deaths and 478 for
disability, a total of 1.556.
Reports of other grand officers have been
received and accepted by the convention.
Grand Master Morrlssey and all other
grand officers of tho Brotherhood of Rail
way Trainmen wera re-elected today.
Grand Officers He-Elected.
All the grand officers of the Brotherhood
of Railway Trainmen were re-elected today
as follows:
Grand master, P. H. Morrlssey, Gales
burg, 111.; first vice grand master, W. G.
Lee, Lawrence, Kan.; second vice grand
master, T. R. Dodge, Chicago; third vice
grand master, Val Fitzpatrlck, Columbus,
O.; fourth vice grand master, W. T. New
man, Denver; grand secretary, A. E. King,
Cleveland. These grand trustees were
chosen: James Hurlburt, CornellsvlUe, N.
Y.; H. T. Pekan, Mattoon, 111.; E. T. Hed
rlck, London, Ont.
A new ritual was adopted.
The vote was taken this afternoon on
the location of the convention. The result
will not be announced until tomorrow, but
it Is said by persons who claim to be in
formed that Chattanooga is the winner.
Will Not Demand Higher Wattes.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 29. The building
trades of this city have taken Important
action - regarding ' demands of affiliated
unions for Increase of wages. By a resolu
tion adopted at ' the meeting the council
took the stand that henceforth it will not
sanction requests for increased pay until
such time as the further prosperity of the
city warrants such action. '
The effect of this action upon the build
ing trades will be very marked. Secretary
Tveitmoe, who introduced the resolution,
stated to tho members that continued agi
tation for higher, wages- except where war
ranted are likely -o -Influence property own
ers against maklt.g contemplated improve
ments and for that reason some assurance
should be given that no further demands
for advancement of wages would be made
until further prosperity should warrant the
Chicago Freight Handlers Aarree.
CHICAGO. May 29. The trouble between
the freight handlers and the railroads en
tering Chicago was virtually settled to
night. The management of the Lake Shore
road took the Initiative and made a propo
sition to their men which was accepted.
The men had demanded a wage Increase of
26 per cent. At a meeting tonight the
officials offered to con. promise with an In
crease that averages a little more than 4
per cent. After considering the matter for
several hours the men agreed to the prop
osition and each side signed the contract.
The new scale goes into effect June 1 and
is to be In effect for one year.
The men agree to give thirty days'
notice before going on strike during the ex
istence of the contract. The other twenty
three roads Involved In the 'difficulty, it Is
said, will endeavor to reach a settlement
with their employes on the same basis as
the Lake Shore agreement.
Textile Workers Go Oof.
PHILADELPHIA. May 29.-Although the
strike of the textile workers ot this city
for a flfty-flve-hour week was set for Mon
day, the suspension was practically inau
gurated at quitting time tonight. During
the day the employes of eight additional
mills stopped work before the closing hour,
making twelve mills already on strike. The
hands at one mill were locked out. Reports
received at the headquarters of the textile
workers up to midnight show that thirty
seven Arms out of nearly 500 in the city had
agreed to reduce the hours of the workers
from sixty to fifty-five a week. Members
of the textile workers executive commit
tee claim that the strike wtll be more gen
eral than the manufacturers believe. They
claim that fully 60,000 persons will refuse
to go to work on Monday unless their de
mands are granted.
Charles Harding, Thomas Bromley, Jr.,
and Frank Leake, representing the manu
facturers' association, In an Interview to
night said that It was a financial impossi
bility for the employers to grant the re
quest of the employes.
Wsvge scale Is Sla-aod.
DETROIT. May 29 -The wage scale that
will prevail in the iron manufacturing In
dustry for the year Beginning June 1 was
signed here toniht after a conference of
several days between officers of tho Amal
gamated Association of Iron, Tin and Iron
Workers and the committee representing
the manufacturers. Colonel V. G. Watson
French, vice president of tho Republic Iron
end Stinl company, was Chairman of the
committee of manufacturers. No radical
.chan sen were made In the scale that has
been In effect for a year past, though some
slight Increases were granted in the ton
nage rates.
American Labor I'nlon Meetlna.
DENVER, May 29. A resolution was
adopted today by tht American Labor union
convention to appoint a committee to revise
the constitution, with a view of remodeling
the system of organization on lines similar
to those of the evil government. .It is pro
posed to centralize unions by cities, states
and nation, and divisions or departments
governing various classes of trades and all
under a separate head.
P, J. Devault, who originated the plan,
explained it fully to the convention.
Complete Tlean at at. Loots.
ST. IriS, May 29.-The tieup In freight
handling was general today. The efforts of
the union off4ls to force the teamsters to
return to w-fik proved unavailing and prac
tically all the teamsters are out. More
railroad freight handlers went oat today.
The real cause of the strike seems to have
been lost sight of. The teamsters struck In
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Regained Health and Beauty.
Facial Blemishes-How to Remove
Them Permanently.
MISS L F. AKER, J088econd Avenue,
Detroit, Mich., writes:
"Perunb is a decided beautifler, bet
ter than any paint or powder, for It gives
you that clear, smooth complexion and the
glow of health which no cosmetic can ever
Imitate. I was troubled for several years
with humor of the blood, which inflamed
the skin and at times covered my face
with pimples and blotches. 1 had pains
in my head, back and limbs and was con
stipated. I took Peruna and In a short
time all was changed. All the Impurities
of the blood were cleansed, the pains re
lieved and 1 was restored to perfect health.
My complexion is fine and clear and I do
not need any powder to cover up the im
perfections." Miss L. F. Aker.
People generally think that pimples are
a sign that the blood is out of order.
sympathy with' the freight handlers, who
In turn went out in sympathy with the
porters and warehouse men at Cupples Sta
tion, the wholesale shipping district. This
difference has been settled twice within a
week, hut the porters and warehousemen
are out again. Just why Is not known.
Many wholesale houses have been put to
large expense in hiring nonunion employes
and moving their freight, and the loss to
trade generally foots up a large figure. The
outcome of the situation is problematical.
Showing- that Bteaarald Is Insane.
SIOUX FALLS. 8. D., May 29 -(Special
Telegram.) The attorneys for Henry A.
Steagald, former agent of the Illinois Cen
tral railway at Benclalre, now being tried
here for the murder of Frank Bowen, a
grain buyer at that place, have offered a
great deal of testimony tending to show
that the accused was mentally Irresponsible
for his actions. Dr. L C. Mead, superin
tendent of the Btate Hospital for the In
sane at Yankton, today testified that he
had made two examinations of Steagald
and that In his opinion the acoused was
mentally unbalanced. A striking feature of
the trial Is that Mrs. Steagald. and her
two 'children occupy seats with the ac
cused on one side of the table while Mrs.
ftowen, widow of the man who was killed,
with her two little daughters, sits on the
opposite side
Sentenced for One Year,
PLATTSMOL'TH, Neb., May 29.-(8pe-clal.)
William Jones, who stole a team,
harness and buggy from a farmer In this
county, and was arrested In Nebraska City
and brought to this city by Sheriff J. D.
Mc Bride, pleuded guilty to the charge and
was sentenced to serve one year In the
state penitentiary by Judge Paul Jessen.
At the time of his arrest he was wanted
in Lincoln, Neb., and In Missouri. Tho
officers from Missouri arrived In Nebrask.i
City for him soon sfter Sheriff McBride
had gained possession of him by paying
the Ml reward. Jones admitted that he
was guilty of stealing the horses charged
up against him and even gave a descrip
tion ot his associates In the crime.
Two Have Korrow fcraie.
STL'RGlS, 8. D., May 29 -(Special )
Fred Lang of Bixby, while enroute to this
city last Sunday, accompanied by his 11-year-old
son, met with an accident w'lllo
crossing the Bellefourche river. The
strong current upet the wagon and Mr.
I.ang and son weie thrown into the stiea:n.
Both had a na row escape from drowning,
particularly t .e iltlle fellow, who had a
hard struggle' to reach the bank. Tha
team was artled down the stream fur
soma distance, but was gotten out.
There Is a sense In
which the blood Is
out of order when
pimples appear. That
Is to say, the blood
contains too much
nutritive material.
Blood Is the prod
uct of digestion. Di
gestion may be de
ranged or it may be
in excess of .the
. needs of the body.
Deranged digestion
will lead to pimples,
skin affections and
Excesslvs digestion leads to
hinrui. coated . tongue and the
the like.
Ilka. Thera can be no doubt of It that a
cleansing of the system Is necessary.
' The question arises. "What is the remedy
that will best accomplish this purpose?"
Something that will cleanse and stimulate
the mucous membranes of the body. Pe
runa ts exactly such a remedy, as hun
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Catching Cld the Bane of Women
During the Flrat Warm Weather.
The Change from Warm Flannels to
the Thin Muslin Underwear ot Sum
mer Is the Cause of Many Unjerlng
Miss Rose Fowler, Bussey, Iowa, writes;
"As I owe my health and strength en
tirely to Peruna, It Is only Just that 1
should write you this letter. About six
months ago I contracted a severe cold,
which I neglected and which went from
bad to worse. My head was stopped up,
my throat and lunga sora and I waa In a
pretty bad way. II
"I then consulted a doctor, but after
Death Ends a' MoJt Eemarkablo Caw in
Trench Village.
Day Before She Dlea Woman Recovers
Consciousness and Replies to
tnestlons ot Physicians
hy "Yea" aad Se."
PARIS, May . -Marguerite Boyvenal of
Thelles, near Ban Quentln, who had been In
a cataleptic state since May 21, 18&3. awak
ened Wednesday.
For some time past she had been suffer
ing from phthisis and It Is believed that
the effect of this malady on her system
conduced to her reawakening.
She moved her hand on Saturday for the
first time and groaned slightly.
When Dr. Chartier took hold of her atm
she said, "You are pinching me," and sub
sequently replied to questions by "Yes" and
"No." She was, however. In a state of
great weakness and gradually sank, dying
the day after awakening.
Marguerite Boyvenal's lethargy waa
caused by fright. She had had a child,
which died shortly after ita birth under
circumstances which led to the opening of
an investigation One day In May, 1883,
while Marguerite was ironing, a neigh
bor said to her: "The gendarmes are com
ing to arrest you."
Marguerite had a stroke of fits and grad
ually fell Into her long slumber.
In X&ni the girl was described as being
white as a statue and corpselike as a
mummy, her body wasted away to almost
a skeleton and her bones seeming to be
covered with parchment Instead of skin.
The body waa rigid and only the pulse
beats showed thalhe was alive.
Life was sustained by washing her body
In milk every day and pouring a few drops
of milk or spirits into the sleeper's mouth
through s reed. Many prominent physi
cians visited tha patient during her twenty
year sleep.
Fine t'rop Trospeet.
STL'RGlS, 8. D., May 2S.-(8peclal.)
Reports from various sections are to tho
effect that the small grain crops In Meada
Muniv nvr ihnwit tutter Indications of
fa bountiful yield than at present. The en
tire range section Is affording splendid
grailng and the outlook for the owners of
live stock Is very gratifying. The cool
weather Is keeping corn back, but a few
warm days will work wonders In bringing
It forward.
Health and
taking his medicines for over a week and
deriving no benefit from them, I deter
mined to tty Peruna, although I do not
take patent medicines often,' However,
Peruna cured me In a short time and I bless
the day when I first started to use It. ' 1
did not have to wait long before I noticed
an Improvement, and In two weeks I was
well." Rose Fowler.
To catch cold In May is often more dan
gerous than to catch cold in Jnu.r
The first warm days of May are depress
ing ana tena to exaggerate the enervating
Influences of the cold.
If a pel son catches cold in January he Is
braced up by the Invigorating weather,
but to catch cold In May Is unfortunate, as
the weather lends to depress rather than
Invigorate. In this way It frequently hap
pens that to take cold In May Is far worse
than a winter cold. The May cold hangs
on week after week. The usual remedies
aeem to do no good. It produces a com
plete lassitude of the whole body. Rea.
puffy eyes, sneezing tnd fullness of the
nose. raw. red, sore throat, hoarseness,
want of appetite these are a few of tha
symptoms of a May cold.
But shouK a cold make its appearance
in spite of precautions, don't wait for it
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do wonders. Don't take any quinine. It
win only make you more liable to take coM
again. Peruna cures a cold without dam
age to the system.
If you do not derive prompt and satis
factory results from the use of Peruna,
write at once to Dr. Hartman, giving a
full statement of your case, and he will
be pleased to give you his valuable advice
Send for a free copy of Health and
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