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TF.E: TnrnPDAY, JULY fi. 1003.
Thomas Kilpatrick & Co.
will hold, beginning
Thursday Morning &. 10 e'Clock, a
Comprising a large lot of high class im
ported and domestic fabrics. This sale by
reason of the popularity of material, dtira
bility and variety of patterns a?id radical
price reduction will be the most notable
mercantile event of the season.
0yndlem SUk Mulls,
Dress Linens, Scotch
Tissues, French Voiles,
Shantungs, Scotch Nets,
etc. selling up to slxty
flra cents will be sold
at, per yard
A choice lot of the sea
son's most populnr fab
rics, Plain Printed
Voiles, Flowered Orpnn
dles. Printed Hnmsels
Net. Wen and Embroid
ered Gauze Suiting,
Mohair Lustre and
Plaid Crepe, selling up
to 35c a yard, at, yard
Pin Ids, Checks and Mix
tures, In light weight
woven Suitings, Rour
ette and Web styles
a large assortment
selling at fifteen cents
and nineteen cents a
yurd, at, yard
STATE PRACTICES ECONOMY
Cost ot Maintaining Stats IiitiUtioni
Shows 8teadj Reduction..
JUDGE AMASA COBB DIES IN CALIFORNIA
Former State Andltor Cornell Is
Stricken with Paralysis at HI
Home Xenr Yerdoa and In
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. July 6 (Special.) Governor
Mickey's report of the cost of maintaining
the stale Institutions for the six months
ended May 31, Just completed today, shows
a saving over the same period in 194, under
his own administration. The average per
capita cost of maintenance for the six
months Just ended Is H.!9. as compared
with I!"9.75 for the same period last year.
The last fusion administration for the six
months ended May 31, 1S9, expended 8111.69
and for the same period In 11HJ0 81H.3S.
Governor Mickey's report of the cost of
maintenance Includes only the ordinary
items of expense, such as salaries, fuel and
lights, board and clothing, and floes not
Include Improvements and extraordinary ex
penses nor farm products consumed and
The following statement shows the total
average number of officers, employes, In
mates and others, the total per capita for
maintenance and the total amount expended
for maintenance for each institution:
Number. Capita. Expended.
Asvltim, ITnstlnns... l,i4 t 7 70 .." 47
Hospital. Lincoln.... KM). 5 7 97 ,
8. t 8 . Grand Island 3:5 Vs ZH ." H
S. & 8., Mllford 115 0115 10.21H it
Blind, Nebraska C'y !9 1M w KU.iat
D. A D.. Omaha 242 US 62 Z3.i: 4.1
3:ti w w sy.4,uj
44 1U 2 5.67 4 7S
215 111 7 M37!W
fiH 119 fa ft)
3i',2.6 7 55 25,572 1
W K1 77 7,734 23
'ecble M., Beatrice,
nd. Home. Mllford
nd. school, Kearney
nd. school, Ueneva
Home for Friendless
We have fourteen Embroid
ered Linen Robes The sea
son's fashionable aarment. The3e have been
priced from $13 to $22.BO each Thursday
our price, each
Special doings during the month of July in our Curtain
and Drapery Department. All spring and summer patterns
of curtains, portiereR and materials to be closed out. Watch
the special sales. Visit the department for bargains:
150 pairs odd curtains in Scotch nets and ruffle muslin in
lots of from $ pair to 2 pairs of a pattern, curtains f CI
now selling at $2.00 per pair, each Tt7C
100 odd pairs Brussels Net, Arabian and Cable Net Curtains,
many w ith real Cluny lace. A choice collection Z Q
of attractive lacy effects, selling up to $6, per pair t J
80 pair from our finest stock Brussels Net, Pt. Milan, Marie
Antoinette, Cluny, Arabian and new Cham- A Q&
pagne Novelties, seling up to $8.50, per pair. . SJJ
PLOEHM GIVEN LIFE SENTENCE
Marderer of Alma Goal Fiends Gnllty
t Plattsraooth and Starts
PLATTSMOrTH, Neb., July 5.-8peclal
Telegram.) Max Ploehn surprised the peo
ple of this Jli today y, plead In guilty
to charge of murder in the first degree.
Judge Jesscn, before whom the plea was
made, immediately sentenced the murderer
to the pennltenttary for life and he was
taken to Lincoln' this afternoon.
Ploehm shot and killed his cousin. Alma
Ooos, and wounded her sister, at the Goos
farm, south of Plattsmouth, last month,
lie eluded arrest for several days, but
finally surrendered. At the preliminary
examination he pleaded not guilty.
Utah Water at Alma.
ALMA. Neb., July 6. iSpecial.V-The
greatest flood In the history of the Repub
lican valley is now in progress. The river
at this place has been about two miles
wide for the last three days and hundreds
of head of stock have been lost in this and
adjoining counties. The rain began falling
about a week ago and it rained every day
for over a week, when on Sunday a water
spout oocurred in Furnas county, over ten
Inches of water falling at one time.
Arrested for Selling- ( nnon Crackers
BEATRICE, Neb., July 6. (Special Tele,
gram.) C. F. Montgomery and Clem Mc
Call, two merchants of this city, were ar
rested , today charged with violating the
ordinance pertaining to the sale of can
lion firecrackers. Montgomery pleaded
guilty and was fined IS and costs. McCall
proposes to tight the case, and his hear
Ing was set for next Friday morning.
FORECAST 0FTHE WEATHER
Fair and Warmer Tndar In
brasba, the Dakota and
WASHINGTON, D. C. July B.-Forecast
of the weather for Thursday and Friday:
r or . Nebraska, .Wyoming,, North and
South Dakotr Fair and warmer Thursday;
For Kansas Fair in the north, showers
in the south portion Thursday; Friday fair.
for Iowa Fair Thursday, preceded by
showers in southeast portions; Friday fair
OFFICE OF THE WEATHER BUREAU.
OMAHA, July 6. Official record of tem
perature and precipitation, compared with
the corresponding day of the last three
years: UK. 19(4 lSriS. Wi.
Maximum temperature.... 77 74 83 IH
minimum temperature.... 62 61 81 63
Mean temperature 70 6 72 74
Precipitation 06 . 46 .00 T
Temperature and precipitation departures
from the normal at Omaha since March 1,
and comparison with the last two years:
Normal temperature .. 7.
Ieflclency for the day 6
total excess since March 1, 1905 244
iNormai precipitation 17 inch
Deficiency for the day 12 inch
Total precipitation since March 1.9.94 inches
lenciency since Maren 1 8. 56 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period in 1904. 1.93 Inches
Deficiency fpr cor. period in 1903.3.19 Inches
Reports from Stations at T P. M.
Station and State Tern. Max. Rain
Captain Adams Called to Old Home.
SUPERIOR, Neb., July 6. (Special.)
After an absence of many years. Captain
C. E. Adams of this place was called to de
liver the Fourth of July oration at Monroe,
Wis., where he was born and grew to man
hood. . '
of Weather. 7 p.m. Tern. fall.
Bismarck, partly cloudy.... 74 76 T
Cheyenne, clear 68 72 .00
Chicago, cloudy 72 84 .01
Davenport, clear 78 78 .00
Denver, clear 71 76 .00
Havre, clear 80 82 .00
Helena, clear 76 in .00
Huron, cloudy 62 78 .20
Kansas City, clear 78 82 T
North Platte, cloudy 68 74 . 02
Omaha, cloudy 74 77 T
Rapid City, clear 70 72 . 02
St. I.OUIS, cloudy 76 84 T
St. Paul, raining 64 66 . 60
Salt Lake City, clear 84 84 .00
Valentine, partly cloudy.. 72 72 .00
Wllllston. clear 72 74 .00
T indicates trace of precipitation.
L. A. WELSH, Local Forecaster.
Every straw hat in our store will be sold at reduced prices
Regular $1.50 Hats at $1.00 Rerfutr $2.00 Hats at $1.50
Regular $250 Hats at $1.75 Rejjul $3.00 Hats at $2.00
Regular $4.00 Hats at $2.75 Regular $5.00 Hats at $3.50
$7.50 Panamas &t . . $5.00 $10.00 Panamas aJt . $7.50
$15.00 Panamas eJ $12.00 ,:
Two-Piece Suits aJ $9.75
All regular $0, f22.50 and $25.00 two-piece Suits on sale at $9.75.
We have only 32 of these left. In sixes 34, 3,V3tf, 37. Note what a big
Barlnjf. They are the very best clothe ever sold In Omaha.
Three-Piece Summer Suits
Coat, vest and pants, full lined, that sell regularly for $20.00, $22.50,'
$25.00, $27.50 aud $30.00, we have grouped In one lot and marked
We have a full line of sites from 34 to 42. All of our clothes are
the same woke, the very best in every particular.
We are going out of the clothing business.
PEASE BROS. CO.
1417 Farnsm Street.
was knocked down and his team killed.
Rowcn leaves a wife and three children. A
brother. John Bowen. was Instantly killed
by lightning In li"3 at Maybury. this
Jary Jnsllflea Kill I Ha.
FTLLERTON. Neb.. July 8. Special.)
The coroner's Jury returned a verdict that
the killing of Dlmlck, the Austrian laborer,
Saturday night, by a fellow laborer, was
purely nn act of self-defense, as Dlmlck
assaulted Bosovlc with A large dirk and
stood near the door of the car, rendering
It Impossible for Rosovlck to escape. Boso
vick is now in Jail awaiting preliminary
trial. The feeling here Is that he should
be discharged, as there is no conflicting
Total per capita, $1, 2X3.99.
Judge Amasa Cobb Dead.
Judge Amasa Cobb died of heart failure
In Los Angeles, Cal., at 3 o'clock this morn
ing. The meager information was conveyed
to Frank M. Hall in a telegram from Mis.
r. Maefarland, daughter of Judge Cobb.
For a number of years past Judge Cobb
has been making his home in canrornia.
He maintain 1 a law office In Los Angeles,
but It was largely because he was not fully
contented without having an office rather
than any desire or need to continue the
practice of his profession. His health had
not been robust In recent years In Nebraska
and the removal of his daughter to Cali
fornia gave him the home ties he needed
to make him content in a climate favorable
to hit health.
Judge Cobb was a resident of Lincoln for
more than thirty years, rim win iuui,
honored by his fellow citizens, serving the
people of Wisconsin in several capacities,
notably as member of congress, adjutant
general and state senator, and as a member
of the Nebraska supreme court from 187S
Judge Cobb was nearly 82 years of age.
He was born near Palestine, Crawrord
county. 111., September 27. 1S23. He resided
there until he was 18, when he started out
in the world for himself.
Kx-Andltor Cornell Stricken.
J. F. Cornell, former state auditor, was
stricken with paralysis at his home near
Verden Monday and today word reached
Lincoln that his condition is serious, little
hope being held out for his recovery.
Preparing for State Fair.
The board of managers of the state fair
will meet at the Llndell hotel tomorrow
evening for the purpose of going over state
ftir matters. Secretary Bennett reports a
good outlook for a successful fair, based on
the number of applications for space for
Supreme Co art Opinions Coming-.
Tho supreme court will meet tomorrow to
hand down opinions and to pass on the ap
plication of John O. Yelser for the release
of Mrs. Lillian Algoe under habeas corpus
proceedings. The application of Yelser to
file an original suit in the supreme court
was at first denied, but when Mr. Yelser
came before the court In person the appli
cation was allowed. Among the opinions
likely to come down is the decision in the
Lincoln charter case.
Falls l'ndr Train.
O. E. Terry, aged 60, fell from Burlington
passenger train No. 44 at 6:30 this afternoon
while, the train was passing under the via
duct, and was instantly killed. The wheels
passed over the man's body. Terry resided
at Stoughton, Wis., and was returning home
from a visit to Ravenna, accompanied by
his brother, John E. Terry of Ravenna.
Both men were laDorers. Terry had gone
out on the platform of the car when tho
train entered the city and other passe n
gers following him, It is claimed, crowded
him from the steps and he fell under the
wheels. Coroner Graham has charge of the
Pollard Talks at Lincoln
Candidate Pollard addressed the Youn?
Men's Republican club tonight. Following
his address ex-Congressman Hainer and
Trades Money for Cheek.
Fred Parker of Merna is out $20 and In
a $1,X check. A stranger touched him for
the twenty and left the check with him to
hold until he could see a friend. After
waiting a reasonable time Parker reported
me mailer iv 1110 puuue,
GIRLS TRAVEL IK MALE ATTIRE
Father Making Search for Them, bnt
So Far In Vain.
ALBION, Neb., July 6. (Speelal.)-A
gentleman by the name of French from
Alltn, Neb., Is here looking for two of his
daughters, who left Plalnview more than
two weeks ago. Shortly after starting
they secured male attire and have ever
since been traveling In that disguise. They
were here something more than a week
ago, and purchased men's clothing and
lert town aroot. Their father fnllnwe
them Into Colfax county, but there lost
all trail of them. He eavs thev
never slept In a house since leaving and
nave eaten nothing but what they have
procured from farmhouses along the road.
He says he Is at a loss to explain their
actions, as they both left good homes,
which they had secured when his own
home was broken up by his wife becoming
an invalid. The older la 22, while the
younger Is but 14. Sheriff dark started
tor ioiiax county yesterday to take
the trail. If possible, where It was
by the father.
Great Northern Gradera Rasr.
FREMONT. Neb.. July 5.-(Sicial.)-The
Great Northern has begun work on the
Ashland cut-off In Saunders county. On
Monday a gang of men with their equip
ment established a camp on the Esty farm
bout three miles from where their survey
crossed the Platte river and began work.
As the line follows along the Platte bot
toms near the foot .of the bluffs, there is
no heavy grading and It can soon be ready
for the rails. The camp Is about two miles
from the Falst farm where, from surveys
made, the road evidently Intends to estab
lish a townslte
Killed by Lightning.
TABLE ROCK. Neb., July (.(Special
Telegram.) Silas Bowen, who lived five
miles northwest of here, was struck by
lightning and killed Instantly at i p. m. to
day. He was returning from work In the
field, driving his team. His son Ralph and
Waui wr twenty test behind him. Ralph
Sfsi of Nebraska.
SEWARD- The coal and feed business
of W. H. Woiiley has been sold by him
to Henry Hayes and Shorey.
SEWARD The Cyclone Racket store has
been sold to M. A. Nye of Kearney and
B. M. Behotlcld of Evanston, Wyo.
ALBION John Yaegir, who lost both of
his legs lately by lelng run over bv a
freight car t Ames, has been brought
home. He Is recovering ra4dly and will
soon be able to leave his bed.
STOCKVILLE A large number of bridges
have been WHshed out in the east part
of Frontier county by the recent rain
storms. In the Muddy and leer creek
canyons the Hood was the highest ever
PLATTSMOUTH The Elks' base ball
team of this city yesterday defeated the
Diamond C. team of Houtli Omaha by a
store of 17 to 2. The local team has played
qulto a number of games this season, but
thus far has not been defeated.
ALBION Albion held no general cele
bration yesterday, but there were many
small picnics held In the vicinity by vari
ous organizations and neighbors. A good
many of our citizens intended the celebra
tions at Columbus and Humphrey.
ALMA The Farmers and Merchants Tele-
fihone company of this county is rebuilding
is exchanges at Alma, Stamford, Repub
lican City and Orleans and when remodeled
ami cable installed will have one of the
best systems in southwestern Nebraska.
PLATTSMOCTH Ralph Coleman and
Miss Carrie Harr of tireenwood were mar
ried yesterday by County Judge Travis.
Tho groom is a son of William Coleman
nd the bride a daughter of D. K. Harr,
Loth well known citizens of Greenwood.
Ollle Bixler, Albert and Lyle North and
Henry Spahn, Jr., were injured last night
by the explosion of a large bomb on the
platform where the fireworks were in
progress. None are thought to be fatally
SEWARD A man named Packard Is In
Dr. Morrow's hospital with a badly cut
head as a result of a fight with beer bot
tles on the Fourth. A boy from Have-
lock received an Injury to his foot In the
razzle-dazzle swing on the grounds, and is
also at this hospital.
SEWARD A woman named Dunbler lost
her pockctbook containing $.S on the pic
iilo grounds on the Fourth ana she went
from a fainting attack Into a cataleptic
condition, so serious that part of the
amphitheater had to be roped off to give
her proper quiet ana space.
ALMA On account of the extreme wet
weather harvesting has been delayed more
or less over the entire county, yet many
of the farmers have cut most of their small
grain, and from reports the wheat la all
well tilled and will make the greatest .yield
in the history of the country.
PLATTStoUL I'ri Uenerai Manager Hol-
drege of the Burlington visited the Wiles'
stock farm, southwest, ot town, a few
days ago. He was so well pleased with
the stock thai he purcuasea one oi tne
liuest animals on tne farm, ordering it
hipped to his ranch in Perkins county.
OSCEOLA Never in the history of Polk
county has ltd people had a more glorious
Fourtn than yesieruay. The program began
at daylight in tne morning aim was Kepi
up until the next morning. Everything
advertised took place and not an accident
occurred to keep the large crowd from feel
ing guod all the time.
BUTTON The winter wheat harvest lias
been considerably delayed on account of
wet weather, but Is now in lull blast, xnu
crop, notwithstanding the ravages of the
HesBlan fly. Is much above the average of
last year, the berry being plumper than
for manv years. Oals are coming Oil
Tery heavy and free f.Oin rust.
HARVAJtD A game of base ball on the
Harvard grounds between Harvard and
Ml mien the Fourth resulted in a victory for
Harvard, 1 to II. . Rev, .Abbott of Geneva
delivered the address, which was well re
ceived. The day passed without an acci
dent and everyone seamed well pieaaea
with ths entertainment proviuau.
TABLE ROCK The recent rains and the
bright sunshine of yesterday made It an
Ideal Fourtn oi July anu oruugm oui an
Immense crowd. Rev. C. M. Bhepherd, D.
D. of Pawnee City was the speaker of the
day. Max A. Marole, a recent nign scnool
graduate, read the ficclaratlon of Inde
pendence, .lucre c mtwui vo u hue
ALMA The contract for the water works
and electric light plant has been let to
Chicago firms and they will commence
work on the same in a short time. C. W.
Stewart has commenced a new stone build
ing on the property recently purchased
of R. U Keester. This will be an eighty-
foot two-story ouuaing wim an iiiuuwu
SUPERIOR The Republican river at this
point Is higher than ever known by pres
ent Inhabitants. Mucn aainage nas ueen
done to crops and roads in the bottoms.
A grave queution presents Itself tonight.
the back water up tne lau race naving
overcome the power on uie wneei. ma
electric light plant nas Deen coiuyeiiea to
close down until the water falls.
FREMONT Grant Sweeney, who has
been working for some time In Mr. Grlg
erelt's beet helds west of town. Is wanted
by the police for the larceny of a gold
a.tnh valued at 14 In money, some
shirts, stockings and clothing from John
An.lerann and Adoloh Liljenberg. two fel
low employes who were unfortunate enough
to occupy tne same ruum witn nun.
NEBRASKA CITY During a severe elec
trical storm last night the barn of Ed Mc
Collum, south of this city, was struck by
lightning and burned to the ground. Seven
fine standard bred horses were rescued
from the structure without any difficulty.
All the buggies and harness and a quantity
of feed was destroyed. The loss will
amount to about 7uu, partly covered by
srward Cal Raney. a Burlington con
ductor, was shot In the heel on a special
train coming from Lincoln to Seward on
the Fourth. Conductor Raney was not in
charge of the train, but was coining to
celebrate. The bullet went through his
trousers into his shoe entering the heel. '
Dr March probed for the bullet, but was
unable to locate It and Raney went back
to Lincoln on the next train and to a
TECUM3EH The Fourth was gloriously
celebrated at Tecumseh and considering
the continued rains of the last three days
the attendance was larger than It was ex
pected It would be. The music was fur
nished by the Tecumseh military band and
the Congo colored male quartet of Lincoln.
Hon. George W. Bergo of IJncoln, former
candidate for governor, was the speaker
of the day. In the afternoon a long pro
gram of sports, Including races of all kinds,
base ball, etc., was pulled ofT.
OSCBOLA The Odd Fellows of Rising
Star lodge had another of their usual good
times Monday evening. With 8. W. Gushee
as grand master. J. E. Holt as grand
warden and Harry BigKS as grand marshal
the following officers were Installed: Will
Cole, noble grand; Dr. I M. Shaw, vice
rrand; 8. A. Snider, secretary; T. II.
Saunders, treasurer; Chet Dawes, warden;
E. Hartle, conductor; Fred 1 'eland, outer
guardian; C. G. Gylling, Inner guardian;
V. 11. Saunders, cnamain. Arter the in
stallation the members repaired to the
banquet hall, where refreshments were
WEST; POINT The Fourth of July fes
tivities passed off very successfully In
West Point. The arrangements were under
the supervision of the state organization
of the Woodmen of the World, who' were
present with their wives and families In
large numbers. The attendance was larger
than at any previous celebration had here.
Sovereign Commander J. C. Root of the
Woodmen and Supreme Clerk J. C. Kuhn
of the Woodmen Circle delivered addresses
in the afternoon. The weather was Ideal
throughout. A special feature of the cele
brat ion was the drill of the Boys of Wood
craft of the Omaha camp.
KtPi uut'A.N cn y an enormous
amount of rain In Southwestern Nebraska
the past ten days has swollen the river
and tributaries so much that the bottom
land Is all under water. People living on
tne lowianus nave naa to move out. Hun
areas of acres of wheat, corn and alfalfa
are under water. The river is the highest
ever Known. Approacnes to the bridge
over the -iver here are out. The rail
road track both east and west of the city
Is impassable, and it has been forty-right
hours since we have hud any mail, and
no leiiing wnen we will get any more
r.stiniateu damage in Harlan county is
Appendix Kept Uaar.
xour appendix is kept busy warding off
the dangers of constipation. Help It with
Dr. King's New Life rills. 25c. For sale by
suermsu st aiuvvnusu If lug company.
pmfk Csw!4w lass ii -
Record! s Smashed
At the Schftioller & Mueller RemovnlSalo
Lower Prices and More Pianos hold
Monday and Wednesday than any four days in
the history of the house. Ikiy a Piano before
Saturday 10 P. M. and eave $75 to $200.
THE BUILDING WE HOW OCCUPr
TO BE TORN DOWN AT ONCE
This beautiful stock of brand new, latest moiel,
personally selected, Stelnway grinds and uprights,
Steger, Emerson, Hardman, McPhall, A. fc. Chase.
Kurtzman, Reed & Sons, Schmoller & Mueller and many other makes of the high
est class must be
Reduced One-Half or Go to the Storage House
Customers with reliable salaried positions or owning property, may purchase
any piano in the house for immediate delivery this week with
. NO PAYMENT DOWN
and a small weekly or monthly payment thereafter.
EVERY I NSTRl'.YI EXT MAUKKM IX PLAIN FIlU UES and no deviation. Tho out Trior run
be had only 1? personal or written request and they positively "WILL NOT HH ACCEPTED AF
TER OI R REMOVAL.
OUT-OF-TOWN CUSTOMERS should oome to our store to niako their solootlon. the time is
too short to hold instruments for correspondence and those prices hold (OH ONLY on pianos In
stock. Plnno players, new organs, used upright pianos, second hand square pianos and organs at
prices you never knew before.
Schmoller S Mueller, wuSZZLt
NEBRASKA CROP CONDITIONS
Bsinfsll Above and TempeTatnra Much
Below the NcrnaL
WINTER WHEAT HARVEST IS PROGRESSING
Corn Grown Fnlrlr AVrll, bnt la
Greatly In Kred of Warm Weather,
aa it la Sma.ll for the
Seaaon ot Year.
LINCOLN. July 6. The past week has
been cold and wet. The mean dally tem
perature averaged 6 degree! below normal
In eastern counties and S degrees below
The rainfall was above normal In nearly
all parts of the state. It exceeded one inch
In most counties, while In considerable
areas it exceeded two inches, and In some
places was more than four Inches.
Winter wheat harvest progressed rapidly
In southeastern couqtles, and is nearly fin
ished in the extreme eastern counties; it
Is Just beginning in central and western
counties. The crop now promises to be
good, both as to yield and quality. Oats
have Improved In condition during the
week. Borne rust has appeared In spring
wheat and the crop is decidedly less prom
ising. Potatoes continue to grow wen. con
siderable alfalfa hay was damaged by
rain and some clover and timothy was also
injured. The hay crop will be large, .ex
cept In a Tew southeastern counties. Corn
has grown fairly well during the week, but
needs warmer weather. It is small ror
the season of the year. Cultivation has
been retarded by rain In most counties
and the crop Is getting weedy. Some fields
In southeastern counties have been laid by
fairly free of weeds.
Butler Wheat ripening slowly, heads
nicely Oiled; rve harvest begun, heads
rather thin: oats thin; corn late, some
fields weedy. . ,
Cass Wheat harvest progressing nicely,
few finished cutting, crop excellent; corn
growing rapidly; oats heading well, short
straw, rather thin on ground.
Clay Wheat harvest commenced, too
wet for murh progress; oats short and
thin- corn backward and some very
OiMe Wheat harvest progressing nicely,
heads well filled, kernel plump; corn grow
lngvfast; tame hay good. Injured some by
Hamilton-Wheat fine, well filled and
nearly ripe; oats improving; corn doing
very well, rains have interfered with cul-
"jerTerson-Wheat harvest progressing
well grain of fine quality; oats ripening,
good crop; corn in fine condition and grow-
111 if fust
Johnson-Wheat mostly cut, fine quality,
yield above average; pastures fine; corn
doing well; second crop of alfalfa ready
t0Lanister-Corn doing well, some of it
laid by; oats looking well; wheat harvest
begun; hay and pastures fine
Namaha-Wheat harvest well advanced,
fine quality; oats not very good, nearly
ready to cut; corn growing finely, many
nieces laid by.
Nuckolls Too wet to harvest wheat or
cultivate corn; corn growing very fast;
fine hay crop; apples falling badly.
Otoe Wheat harvest neurly cmnplet.,3.
rroD fine In both quality and yield; timo
thy and clover mostly cut. medium crop;
ri,rn doing W'ell.
Pawnee Wheat about cut; oats growing
rapidly and ripening; corn doing well and
l .r i,.m hv In fftmn condition.
l'ulk Heavy rains have retarded corn
cultivation, some corn laid by.
KlcharriHon w ntni ijni aiD
lurnlng; apple crop snort; corn urowiups
finely, early corn being ittia Dy; pamuree
B'r5afine Wheat harvest begun, wheat
heavy and well filled; little progress with
corn cultivation, but some .laid by; oats
well heade.1 ,.... .,
Saunders i oo wei ur iiujii.
vesting; a little rust in wneui; oum imnn
II irrnwtna fast.
Beward heat narvem in umi, im"'"""
good crop; haying O'-iayeu u ntm mm
some of crop damaged; corn doing finely.
Thayer Wheat harvest reiarueu. y ruin;
ats much Improved; corn growing nicely,
,ot haekward wnn rainer me imer nmm.
v,..irRv nnd wheat harvest lust begun:
oats improved; corn has grown well; most
of crops In two sections about a mile south
of llradshaw destroyed by hall Wednesday
llttlo rust; corn doing very' well, some
fields are line.
Washington Spring wheat looks poor:
oats not very good; winter wheat well
filled; corn small and very uneven.
Wayne-Small grain heading, will be
short straw; hay and potatoes fine; corn
weedy but growing well; potatoes and flax
Blaine Grass and small grain growing
finely; stork looks tine.
Boone Oats heading low; grass splen
did; considerable rust in wheat; allalfa
hay much damaged by rain; cherries, good
Buffalo Wheat and rye line; corn grow
ing fast, but still backward; oats Improved;
Custer Allalfa mostly cut and much de
layed by rain; winter wheat and rye
headed and well piled, promise large croi.
Dawson Corn Improving, second culti
vation about complete; oats uneven, some
too short to bind.
Oarlield Corn weedy and two to three
weeks late; oats backward.
Oreeley-Grass and small grain growing
splendidly; some corn weedy.
Hall Wheat harvest Just beginning with
fair to good crop; corn damaged some in
places by heavy rain; some blight in oats.
Howard Kxceedingly wet, all work de
layed; alfalfa making heavy growth; con
siderable damage by hail and heavy rain.
Merrick lxwlands flooded, some corn
drowned out; wheat prospect good; oats
doing well; corn growing slowly and some
Sherman Corn cultivation much delayed
by rain; corn small and weedy; hay crop
will be big; much alfalfa hay spoiled.
Valley Some rust in wheat; oats Im
proved; too much rain; corn growing well
but still small.
Adams Wheat harvest begun; both yield
and quality seem to be good; oats doing
well; corn small but growing nicely.
Dundy Unusually good crop ot wheat;
corn being cultivated.
Franklin Rains ' have delayed wheat
harvest and corn cultivation; lowland
flooded and cornfields and allalfa destroyed;
some stock perished.
Frontier Fall wheat ripening nicely, not
full stand; oats good.
urnas Heavy rain and nan senousiy
damaged crops; bottom lands Hooded; rain
fall at Beaver City 8.61 Inches; an worn
Gosper Wheat and rye doing well; corn
mall but growing nicely; millet line; po
Harlan Bottom lands flooded; too wet to
work In fields; corn very weedy; some rust
Hayes Rye harvest begun; oats headed;
wild hay excellent crop; pastures good;
some corn luld by.
Hitchcock Wheat harvest begun; consid
erable damage by wind and hall; potutoes
fine; beets growing wen; rye aDout an cut.
Kearney Wheat ripening In tine condi
tion, heads well filled; oats unusually good;
corn growing rapidly, cultivation delayed
Llneoln-All small grain doing nicely,
heads filling well; corn rather small; hay
ing retarded by rain; some damage from
Perkins All crops making good growth;
bav unusually fine crop.
Phelps Wheat harvest begun; corn grow
ing well, cultivation delayed by rain; some
hav damaged; potatoes good.
Red Willow Rye and wheat harvest be
gun, crop fair to good; corn growing well,
cultivation delayed and some alfalfa dam
aged by rain.
Webster Wheat harvest just commen
cing; oats look well and growing rapidly;
corn small but growing fast; potatoes and
Western and Northwestern Seetlona.
Box ButtV Grass has made abundant
growth; millet growing slowly.
Brown Too much rain and too little sun
shine for crops.
Cherry Hav will be a large crop; stock
in fine condition.
Dawes Range and hay splendid; bad
week for putting up alfalfa.
Deuel Grass doing finely; sr.'ill grain
damaged by hall.
Keith Prnsre-ts of Immense hay crop;
corn verv backward.
Keya Paha Corn cultivation retarded by
exeesslve rains; vesetatlon luxuriant.
Rock Corn weedy and late, too wet to
cultivate: pastures fine.
Sheridan Small grain rusted some; first
crnn of alfalfa being cut.
Sioux Small grain about all headed,
looks well C. A. LOVKI-AND,
Section Director, Lincoln, Neb.
Antelope Small grain heading short; corn
small, but looks well: alfalfa haying and
rem cultivation retarded by rain.
Boyd Small grain mostly headed, rusting
slightly; corn growing well.
Hurt Wheat heading, some fields badly
rusted: oats heading verv uneven: corn
has grown well, many fields laid by; po
Cedar Corn good and growing rapidly.
Colfax Small grain fairly good; corn
cultivation delayed by rain.
Cuming Some rust In wheat and oats;
corn being laid by on rolling land, too
wet for progress in bottom lands
Dakota-Small grain doing well, some
corn very backward.
Dixon 8mall grain heading, stand thin;
grass heavy; potatoes good crop; corn
two weeks late.
Dodge Kali wheat ripening fast, some
rust; oats very" short; corn two weeks
late; too wet for cultivating or hay making-Douglas
Winter wheat not very good,
spring wheat fair: alfalfa big crop; corn
ten days late; potato crop good.
Holt Corn poor stand on low land, do
ing well on high land; rye and barley fill
Knox Corn small, but looks well; spring
wheat heading, some rust, prospect poor;
winter whi-at good, turning; oals fair; po
MadU'on Wheat headed, looks well; oats
heading short, not so good; corn growing
well, but small, rather poor stand, many
Platte Some rust in winter wheat; oats
fairly good, but short straw; corn growing
well, some fields weedy.
Stanton Rye and winter wheat ripen
ing; spring grain headed; corn much Im
proved; second crop ot alfalfa growing
HliiiMt(,.SinAll orraln ffsl AinMit for a
Nebraska Towns Generally Observe
IIARTINGTON. Neh., July 5. (Special.)
Mayor Lynde of Hartlngton, when Intro
ducing Hon. K. Rosewater Fourth of July
morning to. the throng of people who
I crowded the court room to hear him, said:
"That no man In Nebraska had lalwred
more earnestly to develop and bring to Its
present greatness this great commonwealth
than Mr. Rosewater." Perhaps no speech
was evar given In Hartlngton that received
more hearty and unanimous approval.
Every statement reached a responsive chord
In the large audience.
After giving an Interesting and Instruc
tive exposition of certain facts, not gen
erally understood, connected with the his
tory of the Declaration or Independence,
Mr. Rosewater made a brief but eloquent
appeal for a purer, more untrammeled and
Intelligent ballot. He sounded a note of
warning against the Invidious encroach
ments of gigantic trusts upon our political
freedom nnd stated that to a large extent
the people of our fair repuhlio were now
unconsciously enslaved to this serpentine
power which by stealth was manipulating
and controlling our primaries, county, state
and national conventions. In conclusion
he said that he had perfect confidence In
the American people and that In the course
of time they would do with the ballot what
was done with the sword and gun In Wit
to ISfi and the nation would be forever
free from the thraldom of trust control.
AL'BFRN. Neb., July B. (Special. Thl
clty held the largest and best celebration
yesterday In several years. The amuse
ments were good. A ball game was played
between South Omaha and Stella, South
Omnha winning by a score of 8 to 1. It
was considered one of the best games that
had ever been played on the local diamond.
There were also three horse races, two trots
and one free-for-all running race. The
weather was fine all day until about 11
o'clock, when a heavy rainstorm came up,
thereby forcing a good many people to re
main In the toWn the rest of the night.
8CTTON, Neb., July 8.-(Speclal.H.Th
program of exercises for the Fourth was
rendered In Sutton's fine park, consisting;
of an oration by Hon. Charles Sloan of
Fillmore county, reading of the Declaration,
etc. In the afternoon a game of base ball
was played between Sutton and Shlckley,
the former winning. Races later and fire
works closed the occasion.
GENEVA, Neb.. July 8. (Special. )-The
Fourth passed off qulotly, many going to '
Exeter and some to Brunlng. A few ac
cidents happened, probably the worst being
little Charlie Burnett burning his eyes with
powder. It Is not known yet how seriously,
and John, the 8-year-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. Bat Kohler. having his hand badly
torn by the explosion of a dynamita
SUPERIOR, Neb.. July 5.-(Speclal.)-No
general celebration of the day. was held in
Superior, but the people not overcome by
anxiety over the high water enjoyed them
selves generally In private entertainment.
HARVARD. Neb., July 6. (Special. )-A
large crowd of people visited Harvard yes
terday, the conditions of the weather be
ing Ideal, coming oft pleasant following the
rain but not sufficiently dry to enable the
farmers generally to go Into their ripened
wheat fields, which gave them opportunity
to visit the various exercises In our city.
BROKEN BOW. Neb.. July 6.-(8peclal.)
Fourth of July was extremely quiet in
this city, most of the people going out of
town to celebrate. Several of the sur
rounding towns made extensive prepara
tions and the majority of the citizens, with
their families, took advantage accordingly.
Several hundred people went n Ansley
and Ravenna, while others distributed
themselves throughout the county. The
celebration at Ansley was probably the
largest. There were many attractions, ona
of the main features being music rendered
by the Broken Bow Concert band. One dis
agreeable feature, however, was the turn
ing off of the lights at midnight. As the
west bound train was about three hours
late, several hundred visitors were com
pelled to grope about In the dark and
make the depot, which was much too small
for the crowd, their headquarters.
RUSH VILLE, Neb.. July B.-(Spectal Tel
egram.) The Fourth was celebrated hera
for the first time In the last ten years.
The threatening weather delayed the ar
rangements, but a large crowd was present
to enjoy the numerous attractions provld'M.
The Natlonnl Guard and a circus were
features In the procession. The speakers
who addressed the crowd at the opera
house were Coloii 1 Fowler of Valentine,
Rev. Jacob Klook of Kearney, who cap
tured the audience, with their patriotism
and eloquence. A better behaved crowd
was never seen In the northwest. A Bow
ery merry-go-round, horse, foot and hose
races kept the crowd busy, mhils a ball
game produced much enthusiasm. All the
attractions were held around the new
courthouse. A grand dtspkiy of fireworks
made a fitting climax to a glorious day. A
few minor accidents were reported. W. W.
Wood was chairman and Joe Bell mashai
of the day.
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