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TITR OMATTA DAILY J1EE: TUESDAY, JULY 14, 1903.
PLAN NEW ELECTRIC LINE
Oempuiy Incorporated to Build from Sioux
: City to Homer, Hek
WALTON WANTS TO MANAGE OWN ESTATE
Tea Counties Delinquent la Matter at
Hetara af Assessment, Which
Mar Cast It Cltlaaaa
(Prom a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, July 13. (Special.) Articles
of incorporaUon have been filed with tha
secretary of atate for the Blouz City,
Homer & Southern railway aa a prelim
I nary to the construction of an Interurban
electrlo line beginning at Sioux City, la.,
and running to Homer, Dakota county,
and on south If the promoters so desire.
The capital stock la fixed at $600,000, al
though the articles provide for an Increase
to a round million. The incorporators are
largely Bloux City and Omaha people, In
cluding Senator Joseph H. Millard, Post
master Crow and J. B. Haynea of Omaha,
K. A. Talbot of Bloux City and R. S. Hall
and C. J. O'Connor of Homer, from tha
lact that the plans provide for the con
struction . of the road to Homer, an In
land town In Dakota county and without
railroad facilities. It la . inferred that the
line may build on south and penetrate the
territory that extends for forty or fifty
miles along the Missouri river that haa
never had steel rail communication with
the outside world, eventually entering
Blair and ' extending on to Omaha. The
Incorporation fee of 150 which the secre
tary of State asaesses against a capitalisa
tion of 1000,000 was not forwarded with the
articles, but attention has been directed
to this oversight and on the payment of
the required fee the artlclea will be for
mally entered on the records of the state
and the proper certificate will be Issued.
Wants to Manage lila Own Affairs.
Thomas Walton, a pioneer resident of
.Lancaster county, rather wealthy and ec
centric, haa applied to County Judge
Waters for an order discharging the guar'
dlan who Is managing his estate. The old
gentleman has property both In the city
and county valued at about S2S.O0O, of
which he has been denied the management
because of his mental condition during the
paat three years. His ailment was a mild
case of Insanity, a commission adjudging
him mentally deranged and ordering his
Incarceration In the state Insane hospital.
Several months ago Superintendent Greene
decided that Walton was a fit subject for
a parole and he was accordingly released.
Three months after the latter date the
superintendent extended 'the parole, which
Walton seems to think operated as a dis
charge. Superintendent Oreene was ex
amined before the county Judge In the
hearing today and declined to . state
whether he considered Walton fit to be at
large unlesa given an opportunity for aa
' extended Inquiry Into his mental condition.
Walton wishes to have the guardian dis
charged and his estate turned back to
himself. The evidence in behalf of Walton
la altogether In tha form of depositions
taken in CouncU Bluffs, where he has
been living for some months past. That
evidence seems to be of a very positive
character. It comes from Mrs. Sarah A.
Ortfflth, at whose house Walton roomed
for a long time; 8. W. Besley, a retired
business man of Council Bluffs; C. B.
Klmball-and Mrs. Jessie Kimball, who
kept the Ogden house la that city while
r.in -. hoarder there: D. R. Olm-
stead, C. A. Olmstead and Francis Olm
stead, at whose home Walton roomed for
- a rtlmV"Qeorg Green, -a - Barber; Dr. Me
Crea, Pr. J. N. Bice and Dr. J. M. Bar
tow, who bad attended Walton In that
city. All but Dr. Rice were called aa wit
nesses for Walton and their testimony was
pointedly to the effect that they had never
noticed anything In Walton's acta to indi
cate that he was Insane.
Adjutant General Culver has Just re
ceived advlcea from Washington to the
effect that the National Guard will not be
required to hold a state encampment In ad
dition to taking part In the regular army
maneuver in order to avail Itself of the
terms of the Dick mllltla bill. The maneu
vers will take place some ume in auiu.
UnUl very recently It haa been the gen
eral Impression among the officers of the
guard that a state encampment would be
necessary, and there was more or lese trepi
dation because of that fact, since the leg
islature made a small appropriation for
ruard. and it would have been a dlffl
'?cult matter to hold the atate encampment
even by exercising the strictest economy.
Participation In thess maneuvers this
year will qualify the National Guard of
this stste to hold an encampment next
year, the expense of which will be paid by
the government under the Dick bill, while
the expenae of the guards In the army
maneuver thla year will be paid out of
the general expense fund of the War de
flans f 'Hew 'Phone Company.
i The new lincoln Independent Telephone
4 aoropany haa broken ground for Ita central
. building near .Fourteenth and. M streets
and active conatructlon work will begin be
fore the end of the present month. The
company expects to have Its system In op
eration before the beginning oi tne year,
Colonel C- J. Bills, one of the heavy atock-
holders In the concern, and who Is In gen
era! charge of the work of Installation,
announces that the new company will be.
gin business with upward of 1.000 Inafu
Tea Coaatiea Are Delinquent.
Ten county clerks In the state are delin
quent In making their 'returns of the as
sessed valuations of their counties and as
a result their counties are likely to have to
pay more taxes than they have had to pay
with. the returns filed. , This morning the
auditor sent out a circular letter to the
delinquents explaining that under section
Ti, chapter lxxvli," article I, of the Com
piled Statutes of 1901, the returns are all
required to be In the auditor's oflice at the
close of business Jul) 10.
Next Monday the State Board of Equal
isation 'meets at the state house for the
purpose of fixing the levy for state pur
poses. Under the law the board haa the
f via r i 7
uucilu u UU&UU h:d;Kpi;;rthe
All of this can be avoided,
however, by the use of Mother's Friend before baby comes, as this
great liniment always prepares the body for the strain upon it, and
preserves the symmetry of her form. Mother' Friend overcomes all the
danger of child-birth, and carries the expectant mother safely through
this critical period, without pain. It is woman's greatest blessing.
Thousands gratefully tell of the benefit and relief derived from the
use of this wonderful
remady. Sold by all
druggists at fi.oo per
bottle. Our little
book, telling all about
I this liniment, .will -be sent free.
' iTlt Bni?.eli Relator Co., AtiHti. &.
power, where the counties fall to make
their returns, to take the valuation of last
year as the hauls for the levy. In coun
ties where there has been an Increase In
the assessed valuation this means that a
higher tax will have to be paid Into the
treasury, since the board will base the levy
on last rear's valuation.
Some of the counties are coming In with
better returns. Douglas county raised Its
valuation about $300,000, and Johnson county
went It one better with a $300,000 raise.
Contrary to his expectations some days ago
Bookkeeper Bennett of the auditor's office
hopes to see the valuation for the entire
state Increased by $7,000,000 or $8.000.000. '
Tax Blanks for the Canntles.
The state auditor Is receiving letters from
many county clerks asking when the books
and blank's required under the terms of
the new revenue law will be Issued. He la
Informing the clerks that the old Board
of Equalisation will not have any power
to Issue the books required under the new
law. The new board, which will consist
of five members, will have to Issue the new
books. This body will meet October 15.
to make tho plana for successfully carrying
the new law Into operation. The form of
the booka will have to be changed In sev
eral places, and It Is probable that an en
tire new series will have to be arranged.
The new law goes Into effect In Septem
ber. In addition to the present members
of the board, the secretary of state and the
land commissioner are taken In as mem
bers of the board. The other members are
the governor, auditor and treasurer. The
board will probably leave the work of com
piling the books and blanks to the secre
tary of the board. At Its first meeting this
official will probably be chosen. It was
Intimated several months ago that the gov
ernor, as the chairman of the board, would
be allowed to choose the secretary, but It
Is believed that all the members will have
a hand In the matter. The only candidate
who la prominently mentioned for the place
Is Bond Clerk Matthews of the auditor's
office, who Is an expert accountant
Legislators File Expense Claims.
After several months' telay Deputy Aud
itor Anthes is being called upon to Issue
warrants for the expenses of members of
visiting committees of the house of repre
sentatives. Under the terms of the Harri
son resolution he will be unable to pay such
claims unless they are accompanied by affi
davits to the effect that the persons pre
senting them did not ride on free trans
portation and actually paid the cash for
their hotel bills.
This morning F. W. Koetter, an Omaha
legislator, presented a claim for $25.75. This
amount covered the varied assortment of
expenses, but several railroad trips were
scheduled. Representative McLaln of Sew
ard county, who was on the committee of
publlo lands and buildings, which made
several Junkets, wants the state to reim
burse him to the- extent of $28.83 for a
bunch of miscellaneous expenses. W. E,
Robblns, a representative from Gage county
thinks that he ought to have $48, while W.
G. Saddler of Adams county, who also was
on the publlo lands and buildings commit
tee, spent the sum of $32.32 on his various
trips. All that these claims lack to make
them good Is the signature of Speaker
Mockett. They are accompanied by affl
davits required by the terms of the Har
One result of the attitude taken by the
auditor toward these claims In refusing
to allow them unless they comply strictly
with the terms of the resolution which
passed the house, has been the reduction
of the average for all the claims from $75
to $30. Several of the members entered Into
a combination during the last days of the
session to present claims regardloss of the
Harrison resolution, but the auditor made
It known that debatable Items would hot
be allowed. Thla resulted In scaling the
claims. . . , . ... ..
Cnara-ed with Wife Desertion.
Governor Mickey today granted a requisi
tion for the return to Nebraska of Wil
liam F. Purmort of York county, who Is
charged under the new law with the de
sertion of his wife, Molllo, and two chil
dren, Earl and Mary, aged S and t years.
Purmort Is under arrest In Union county.
South Dakota, whither, t Is suggested, he
went to secure one of that state's ready
made divorces, and Henry W. Brott, sheriff
ot xork county, Is authorized aa the agent
oi tne state to go and bring him back.
Offers Bonds to State.
At Ita meeting tomorrow the State Board
of Educational Lands and Funds will re
ceive a proposition Inviting It to Invest a
bunch of Nebraska school funds la $50,000
wortk of south Carolina state bonds, which
Dear interest at 5 per cent The proposi
tion comes from W. E. Barkley, Jr., of the
i.incoin Hare Deposit and Trust company.
He haa been consulting with the members
of the board In reference to the purchase,
the bonds having doubtless been attracted
hither by the published information that
something like $76,000 of permanent school
fund money haa acoumulated In the hand.
of the state treasurer for which Investment
is sougnt. There Is a feeling, however.
that 8outh Carolina securities ars not Just
what are wanted, and It Is going to take a
mighty good ahowlng of the state' credit
before such a deal Is likely to be sanctioned
by a majority of the board. It la under
stood mat Bouth Carolina has a atate In
aeoieaness or about $7,000,000.
Governor Mickey left this evening for
Osoeola to put In an evening among his
home neighbors. Tomorrow he will go to
North Platte to deliver an address at the
Junior normal In progress there, so that hs
will not be at the executive office araln
uui.i n cuiiesaijr.
Attorney General Prout has gone to visit
his sister at Toulon. III., and renew o'.d
acquaintances or the days of his
The Woodman Building association of
norm ixup. valley county, has filed art!
cies or incorporation, with a capital
$6,000. its purpose is the bulldln of
Woodman hall and Its Incorporators areB.
Aivora. js. j. Brace, W. V. Robblns, E.
J. Babcock. L. E. Lewis, S. L. Clement and
ueur c. jonnson.
weinca i.igar company of Grand
Island has filed articles with G. A. Weirtck
and Lavlna B. Welrick of Hastings and
oaran j. inx or Grand Island aa incor
poraiors. its authorised capital la $10 000
a u.t . . ' '
. v. ueorge b. cnristoph and
u. A. Lulkhort of Norfo'k have filed artl
clea of the Elkhorn Valley Telephone com
pany with an authorised capital of $100,000.
Every woman coveta a
-l . C J
loss of heir girlish forms
after marriage. The bearing
of children it often destructive
to the mother's shapeliness.
YORK WOMAN FOR QUEEN
But Fireman Select Misi Ella Fljon ti
First Lady of Tournament. .
NORFOLK EXPECTING A LARGE CROWD
Preparations Now Practically Com
plete for Giving Volnnteer Fir
Fighters the Tim of
NORFOLK, Neb., July l$.-(Speclal.)-Miss
Ella Flynn of Tork will be queen of
the State Firemen's association, to repre
sent them in the grand pageant on the
last night of the state tournament and to
ride In their float. She was elected to
the honor by a majority of 1,100 votes and
stated over the telephone last night that
she would accept the honor. One of her
attendants will be Miss Kate Glass of
York. The other float of honor will be
that of the "Lady of Klofron," occupied
by Miss Edith McClary of Norfolk.
Preparations on a large scale are about
complete for the visiting firemen of Ne
braska when they arrive In Norfolk one
week from today to compete for three days
In their annual racing events. The local
committee held a meeting yesterday and
finished a number of details. A large
number of extra police, ticket takers, ticket
sellers and the like were appointed and
Will see to it that the city's guests are
taken care of as they should be. The
track has been put Into excellent condition.
It is the finest track I ever saw," said
A. C. Hull of the prise winning Fremont
runners, when he was here last week.
There will be some breaking of records
without a doubt."
From the present Indications nearly 1,000
runners alone, to say nothing of the thou
sands of interested friends, will be In Nor
folk during the meet Plana are being lld
for feeding and lodging them. The Oxnard
hotel haa Installed over 200 extra be-ls
The new amphitheater is all ready for
Its burden of spectators. A new ticket
office and telephone office have been built
at the grounds. Prices of admission have
been fixed at, general, 25 cents; grand
stand, $5 cents; children 15 and 20 cents.
Over 11,000 tickets have been printed fot
Programs Are Ont.
Five thousand booklet programs are being
made today. They will slip into the pocket
and will contain the various events.
The big parade on the first day will form
at the high school building. Norfolk teams
are barred from any of the prises of this
event The water fight which Attracts no
Inconsiderable Interest will be held on
the high school grounds. The wet hose
race will be run on Norfolk avenue, be
tween First and Third streets. Using the
hydrant at Second.
The Auditorium is being placed In readi
ness for the attractions billed for It There
i many concessionaires of all sorts al
ready coming In. Dancing will be a prom
J. D. Johnson, chairman of the board
of control, who lives at Fremont and Is
now at Salt Lake City, writes that he
will be here and that he thinks there must
be a jam at the meet Railroads are all
making extremely low rates. Fremont will
bring Ita standard bearers In a special train
on the first day. There is great 'rivalry
between them and the runners of Tork.
Stanton, also, Is training hard and ha a
man, Al Marks, who Is claimed- to be a
good as the best coupler in the world. He
will try for the world's record at the turn
The advance guard. In the way of team
managers and captains. Is pouting' Into the
city every day now to get the lay of the
Rain Boom the Corn.
EXETER, Neb., July 1$. (Special.) There
Is much rejoicing among the farmers In
this vicinity over the recent showers which
have visited the country Just in the nick of
time. A very heavy shower visited the
southern portion of the country Saturday,
being just what the corn needed. Another
exceedingly heavy shower fell yesterday
afternoon and was productive of much good.
The cornfields are looking fine and the
farmer say that If this weather continues
one week more the outlook for good crops
will be as favorable aa it was at this time
last year, notwithstanding the high water
and unaettled weather this spring. The
prospect for a fine wheat crop la uncom
monly good and for oat even better. The
fields north of Exeter are in a little better
condition than those In the southern por
tion, but this Is due to the fact that the
low ground Is mostly In the south. It Is re
ported today that the storm yesterday was
full of hall In the northern portion. In a line
from Uaso to Blue Vale, and that many
fine pieces of corn were hailed out. The
damage done cannot be fully estimated, as
tne real facts of the case are not yet
Big- Bara 1 Dedicates.
PAPILLION, Neb., July 13. tSoectal.V-
Herman Boiling, living three miles south
east of Papllllen, has just completed the
largest barn in Sarpy county. The coat
estimated at $15,000. Mr. Boiling, wishing to
celebrate the completion of the structure,
mvitea sis friends from al! part of this
and Douglas county to participate In the
event oaturaay night. After supper the
members of the Plattdeucher Vereln lead
grand march, and then presented Mr. Boll
Ing with a gold medal valued at about $100.
Several speeches wer made by members of
the vereln and Germany's national songs
were sung, after which the barn was turned
over to the dancers, who made merry until
morning. Many people were out from
Takea to War Path Again.
FORT NIOBRARA. Neb., July 13.-(Spe.
clal.) Mrs. Lillian Kitchen, better known
as Lillian Copeland, or Gertrude Irvln, who
waa snot about a month ago by an ex-
soldier near Valentine, has recovered from
her wound and Is out again on her gd
behavior witl. an ivory-handled sixshooter
and seems bent on defending her undlg-
ntnea livelihood at the point of a gun.
Mrs. Kitchen shot and killed a soldier last
September at Crawford, Neb., and she c
handle a gun equal to most men, as thl
has been demonstrated on several occasions
during last winter at the different resorts
ot Ill-repute In the vicinity of Valentine.
Preaeher Rapports Governor.
ST. PAUL. Neb., July lS.-(8peclal -Rev
J. P. Toe', pastor of the Methodist Episco
pal church of this place, preached a ser
mon Sunday morning sustaining Governor
Mickey In his refusal to commute the death
sentence pronounced upon William Rhea,
who was hanged last Friday. The sermon
has occasioned some comment among the
people of this place. Rev. Tost's sermon
was presented in the form of an arcu
ment, with an appeal for justice and the
integrity of law.
Gasoline Disappear from Tank
NORFOLK. Neb.. July lS.-(Speclal.
Superintendent Wells of the Norfolk Foun
dry and Manufacturing company thinks
that someone In his neighborhood Is run
ning a gasoline stove over time. Just sixty
gallons of gasoline have been stolen from
large tank at the plant during the last two
Hotel Changes Hands.
PLATTSMOUTH. Neb.. July IS -(Special.)
C C and Tom E. Parmelee today
sold the Hotel Riley block to E. L. Myers
and J. A. Flks of Newport Neb.; con
sideration $74,000. About fifteen years ego
J. E. Riley of Omaha had the building
erected at a cost of $116,000. The purchasers
of the property are In the city today and
have taken possession and are making ar
rangements to have the structure painted
snd otherwise Improved.
Hall Near Waeo.
TORK, Neb., July IS. (Special.) Reports
are coming In from Waco and Utica, Sew
ard county, of a severe hall storm, which
did considerable damage and broke window
lights on the north side ot the buildings.
The strip between Waco and Utica was
not very wide, but the damage to the
heat and oats uncut was total and It Is
said that thero was damage done to the
heat in the hock. There was some hall
n Tork, but not sufficient to damage crops.
Eddy's Death an Accident.
NORFOLK. Neb., July 13. (Special.)
The theory of foul play In the breaking of
Levi Eddy's neck In a livery barn on Fri
day morning was put out of the running
by a verdict found at the Inquest by
Coroner McMahan of Newman Grove.
Death Is found to have been accidental and
no blame of any sort Is attached to any
person. The remains have been taken to
Independence, la., for burial.
Boy Dlea from Lockjaw.
PLATTSMOUTH. Neb., July lJ.-(8pe-
clal.) Roy Harris, 12 years of age, died at
his homo In the south part of this city this
fternoon with lockjaw. Saturday he fell
from a swing and sprained his spine very
badly and went Into convulsions, and has
since been growing gradually worse until
death relieved his Intense suffering.
WOODS NOT HARD TO FIND
Say They Have Committed No Crime
and Can Be Had at Any
EASTON, Pa., July 1S.-A letter has been
received by a local newspaper from Mi
Woods, wife of Dr. John D. Woods, whose
name has been connected recently with tha
Investigation Into the death of Colonel
Best In California.
Mrs. Woods formerly resided In Phillips-
burg, N. J., across the river from Easton.
The letter, which Is undated, starts out by
We have not run away, we live on
auletly out of broken-heartedness. Our at
torneys win not permit us to taiK yet. They
want the wests to orive tneir last nail
then if they notify our attorneys, whom
they know. In a few hours or minutes they
can have us.
We have committed no crime. They
thought Colonel Best gnve us about half
a million in stock: ne aid not. The dla
bollcal surgical autopsy" was performed by
the county pnvsicien ana tne coroner ana
was ordered by William E. Best, the son,
of Seattle. Wash. .
w never treated uooinei nest: no. never,
he property they speak of finding with
us was a grip only, wnicn toionei nesi
had riven Kathleen. Colonel Best died a
purely natural death. We are In New
Jersey and shall remain until cleared.
Trenton Falls, R. Y.
For a great many year Trenton Falls
ha been known as a summer resort wltn
more than usual attractions.- At this point
the Went Canada creek, which drains a
large area of the Southern Adlrondacks,
descends about $00 feet through a pictures
que gorge, forming a series ot wonderfully
beautiful falls and cascades, colled by the
Indians Kauya-hoo-ra "Leaping Water,
For several year the : surroundings have
been undergoing extensive Improvements;
an electrlo plant has been Installed, and the
falls, gorge and woods are Illuminated by
night, presenting a picture of rare beauty,
Trenton Falls is eighteen mile north of
Utica; N. TV," and I reached via the New
York Central. You may rad all about it
In the New York Central' "Four Track'
series No. 6, entitled "In the Adirondack
Mountains." Sent free, on receipt of
5-cent stamp by Geo. H. Daniels, General
Passenger Agent Grand Central Station,
New Tork. ,
DEWEY TRIO LEAVE THE JAIL
Ball Bonds Accepted, Kansas Mnrder
Inspects Go 'Free for '
TOPEKA. Kan.. July 18. Chauneey
Dewey, Clyde Wilson and W. F. MeBride
left the Shawnee county Jail today under
a bond of $15,000 each to appear for trial
later for the murder of the Berry family.
Mr. Dewey said: "We have no definite
plana for the future. We are going up to
Manhattan Lake for awhile, but after that
our plans are uncertain."
May Yet Bo Save. -
AH who have severe lung troubles need
Dr. King's New discovery ror Consump
tlon. It cures or no pay. 80o. $1.00. For
sal by Kuhn A Co.
FORECAST 0FTHE WEATHER
Fair and Warmer Promised for Today
Thronghont Nebraska and
WASHINGTON. July 1$. Forecast:
For Nebraska, Iowa and Bouth Dakota-
Fair and warmer Tuesday. Wednesday,
For Illinois Fair Tuesday and Wednes
day; warmer Tuesday In north and centra!
portions; light variable winds.
.For Colorado, Montana, Wyoming Show
ers and cooler Tuesday. Wednesday, fair.
For Missouri Fair Tuesday and Wednes
OFFICE OF THE WEATHER BUREAU,
OMAHA. Julv 13. Official record of tem
perature arid precipitation compared with
the corresponding day ot tne post thrc
1908. 1902. 1901. 1900
Maximum temperature ... 82 88 100
Minimum temperature ... 64 B9 79
Moan temperature 73 78 90
Precipitation 01 .00 .00
Record of temperature and precipitation
at Omaha lor tms aay since aiarcn i, iva
Deliriency for the day
Total excess since March 1
Normal precipitation 1$ Inch
Deficiency for the day 16 inch
Tclal rainfall since March 1 12. SS Inches
Deficiency since March 1 4.49 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1902 67 Inch
Deficiency for cor. period, 1901.... $.48 Inches
Reports from Stations at T P. M.
! H I
A : 3 5
: 3 : I i
72 821 .01
m 7l T
72 921. 00
O; 84 .OS
90 fMj ,0(
74 7X .00
72 78 .00
74 74 .00
78 82 .00
74 74 .00
Ti 78 .00
SO i l .00
90 90! .00
02 8i! .00
7ti 78 .00
M Sbj T
CONDITION OF THE
North Flatte. cloudy
C'hyenno, cloudy .
Salt Lake City, cloudy
Rapid City, clear
Huron, clear ,
St. Louis, cloudy
St. Paul, clear
Itavenport, partly cloudy ...
Kansaa City, partly cloudy
Helena, partly cloudy
T Indicatca trace of precipitation.
L. A. WELSH. Forecaster.
It It' the taat and sparkle you want Til
bring you Cook Imperial.
TORNADO STRIKES NEWPORT
Three Largs Ha; Barns Destroyed and
Smaller Structures Wrecked.
FORTUNATELY NO PEOPLE ARE INJURED
Welcome Rain Comes to Bontheastern
Tortlon of the Stat and Gives -the
Corn Crop a
BASSETT. Neb.. July IS. (Special Tele
gramsAbout 4 o'clock this afternoon a
tornado struck the town of Newport, In
this county, and did considerable damage.
Three large hay barns were destroyed,
other smaller barns were blown down and
one new hotiso not yet completed waa lifted
Into the air, turned around and practically
replaced on Its foundation. So far as Is
known no serious damage was done In other
parta of this county and no persons were
Injured. The tornado occurred during a
LINCOLN, Neb., July 13. The long spell
of excessive heat and dry weather In
southeastern Nebraska was broken tonight
by a generous fall of rain and a drop In
temperature. The rainfall was general and
comes In time to revive the corn crop,
which was suffering.
OAKDALE, Neb., July 1$. (8peclal Tele
gram.) A severe hailstorm passed over the
southeastern part of Antelope and the
northwestern part of Madison counties on
Sunday forenoon, destroying crops In a strip
of country from two to three miles wide
and twelve to fifteen miles long. Small
grain In the track of the storm Is a total
loss, but it Is thought that corn will re-cover
and with a favorable season still
make a crop.
ASSENGERS JUMP FROM CAR
Anxiety to Get Ont of
of Fire Land In Ex
rvisw TORK, July IS. Fifteen persons
have been hurt by falling Into the subway
excavation at Lenox avenue and One Hun
dred and Twenty-fifth street, after Jumping
from a burning trolley car on which they
had a thrilling ride for several blocks.
while the tnoto-man was making desperate
efforts to reach a fire engine house.
The car was filled with about eighty
passengers, mostly women and children
When they discovered the fire many tried
to Jump, but the motorman put on full
power. He had not gone two blocks be
fore the car was enveloped In flames. The
conductor saw there was danger of burn
ing the whole carload of passenger and
rang the bell.
The car came to a stop right over the
excavations for the subway. Ths passen
gers piled off on top of one another. The
planking over the hole collapsed and about
twenty-five persons wens carrlred down.
Those at the bottom were severely bruised,
but only one was In a serious condition.
GOULD TALKS OF WABASH
Rood Is to Be Mad Great System with
Baltimore th Eastern
PITTSBURG, July U. George J. Gould,
who, with a party of Wabash and Missouri
Paclflo officials, spent the last thirty-six
hours Inspecting the Wabash extension to
this city. In an Interview said:
It la our purpose to weld the Wabash
roads Into one grand system before long
that will reach rrom Ogden, Utah, and El
Paso, at the Mexican border, on the west,
through Kansas City, St. Lottls and Pitts
burg to Baltimore.
we intend to maxe tne latter city our
saport on the Atlantic It Is a magnifi
cent one, hut has been neglected. We
propose to develop and make It a great
port. - ...
we ao not miena to go to new loric.
There Is more eclat In a trunk line Into
the metropolis, of course, but It Is too
expensive as a freight exporting terminal.
Baltimore Is the best port on the At
lantic for the exporting of such commodi
ties as will make up our tonnage coal,
grain and packing house products.
MURDER IS JURY'S VERDICT
St. Loots Woman Get Sentence of
Ten Year for Killing
ST. LOUIS, July 13.-The sealed verdict
of the jury, read In court today, finds Mrs.
Minnie Cummlngs, charged with killing
her husband, Dennis Cummlngs, April 18,
1903, Is guilty of murder In the second de
gree. The penalty was Axed at ten years'
Imprisonment In th penitentiary.
Mrs. Cummlngs will, on July 20, be tried
for the alleged murder of her third hua
band, Edward M. Harris, who died October
5, 1901. HI death was first termed suicide,
but a later Investigation, after the death
of Cummlngs, led to an indictment charg
ing murder In the second degree.
STOCK BROKER FOUND DEAD
Police Bay Edwin D. Phelps Killed
Himself, hat HI Boa D.
NEW YORK. July 13.-F.dwln D. Phelps,
formerly a well known piano manufacturer
of Brooklyn and more recently a broker of
the Consolidated Stock exchange and real
estate dealer, was found dead In bed at his
home today. The room waa full of Illumi
nating gas and the police and coroner's re
port have hi death a suicide. Waldo
Phelpa, a son, declared his father had died
of heart failure, under natural circum
stances. Mr. Phelps wss 61 years eld. When he re
tired from business eighteen year ago ho
was reputed a millionaire.
Very Near a Crime,
To allow constipation to poison your body.
Dr. King's New Ufe Pills cures It and
builds up your health, or no pay. I5c For
sale by Kuhn Co.
WILL TRY AN ABSENT MAN
Prlaoner Escapes, hat HI Trial on
Mnrder Charge s t
8T. IX)UI8, July 18. George Collins, alias
Fred Lewis, the confederate of BUI Ru
dolph, the bank robber who escaped from
Jail last Monday, was taken to Union, today I
for trial on the charge of killing Charles
Behumacher. a detective who had been sent
to arreat the two men.
Although not present, Rudolph will be
tried on the samo chargs. Bhsrlff Thomas
B. Bruch of Franklin county, accompanied
by four deputies, escorted the prisoner to
guard against hi escape or rescue by
Rudolph, who Is still at large.
BOGUS CITIZENSARE UNMADE
Jang Annals Naturalisation Paper
Seeared ay fraaanlent
ST. LOUIS, July lS.-Judge Roger In th
United States district court today set aside
the naturalisation of thirty-nine Ruaslans
and Italians on th motion of District At
The court had previous! takea th same
When you want a quick aire without any loss of time,
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Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy
It never fails and is pleasant and safe to take. It is
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Vfc i . .i
over a urge part oi tne
action In eighty-three similar case and It
Is said Mr. Dyer will ask to have several
hundred more declared void.
The proceedings are the result of the
conviction of John Barabaglla and Nathan
Levin for aiding Italians and Russians to
fraudulently secure their cltlsenshlp.
EXPLOSION IN POWDER MILL
Die and Two Are
WILKESBARRE, Pa, July lS.-Thre
men killed and two seriously hurt, together
with three bul'.dlngs destroyed, Is the re
sult of an explosion at the Laflln Powder
works at Laflln this afternoon. The force
of the explosion shook every house In the
There were three buildings, each about
100 feet from the others. The explosion oc
curred In what Is called the Press, In which
th powder was compressed Into a solid
The men killed were In the press mill
and no one can tell what caused the ex
plosion, though there Is a theory that the
friction of the machinery caused a spark,
The three buildings were demolished and
the engine and boiler room, situated a long
distance away, also were wrecked.
Joseph Gray, one of the victims, was
found 200 feet from the mill, his body lit
erally blown to pieces.
ARCHBISHOP SEES PRESIDENT
Catholic Affairs In Philippine Under
stood to Be the Snbjeet
OYSTER BAY, L. I., July IS. President
and Mrs. Roosevelt entertained a large
party at luncheon today at Sagamore Hill.
In addition to Secretary Root and the
house guests, the party Included Arch
bishop Farley, John D. Crlmmins, Mr,
and Mrs. Jacob A. Rlts, James R. Shef
field, Frederick W. Holls, all of New York.
and Judge Brcntano and Civil Service Com-
mtssloner A. W. Cooley.
It was announced that the visit of Arch
bishop Farley was prompted by a desire to
pay his respects to the president, but as
he was accompanied by Mr. Crlmmins, who
is prominent in Catholio church affairs, it
is quite certain that matters In which
both the church and government are Inter
ested were discussed.
It Is known In fact, that Catholio. ques
tions In the Philippines were considered,
the presence of Secretary Root adding
materially to a full and free discussion of
the subject The visit of other members of
the party was purely social.
WILL REMOVE CATTLE BAR
Dr. Salmon Hope to Take Off Massa
chusetts Quarantine In Few
;' . . '1' Days. . . ;.'t
i ;.. r
BOSTON, July 13. Dr. J A. PteU thief
of the statu cattle btiteau, was advised to
day by Dr. B. W. Salmon, chief cattle In
spector of the Department of Agriculture,
that the foot and mouth disease appar
ently ha been effectually stamped out, so
far a the cattle In Massachusetts are con
cerned. Dr. Salmon say It will probably be pos
sible to entirely raise the quarantine in
Massachusetts within the next day or two.
CATTLE THUGS USE DYNAMITE
Bind Wyoming- Sheep Man While
HI Bntldlngr Are De
stroyed. NEW CASTLE, Wyo., July li Masked
cattlemen visited a small flockmoster near
Gillet and dynamited his sod house, wind
mill and water tank. '
The flockmaster was bound to a post
while the work of destruction was going
on and when the cattlemen departed they
admonished him to leave the country.
PLOT TO AVENGE ALEXANDER
Servian Officers' Plan to Pnnlsh
Regicides Is Discov
ered. BUCHAREST, July U-It I said the
Servian authorities hove unearthed a con
spiracy to avenge the late King Alexander,
A lieutenant of a frontier garrison has
been arrested charged with making threats
against Colonel Maschln. A search of the
lieutenant's quarters disclosed evidence
that twelve officers had formed a league to
take vengeance on the regicide.
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'iv. i ii
W have all kinds ot
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ing July, August nnd Septem
ber. Our Mlnnonotit trains lenv
Omaha at 7:33 a. m. and 7:50
p. m. We'll tell you about It
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FASHION IN HAIR
Gin voaiaa a baantiajl kat.it af hale. rnt hall
tha kaHIa af haauty'i wan. ThnaobaaytHul Tlttaa
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arm cbeataat aaaa, afa ptodwad aaly by ha
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Pupils Study Under an Instructor.
Ita Gradual enter any Collose.
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U asurated eaaalogue sent an apuiloaaloa I
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