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those officers heard of the Lausten murder.
Hut a soon nil Anrus was In custody the
folic redoubled their enersies and every
man turned out sad kept at It until the last
"f the four ma arrested.
How Three Were Caaaht.
O'Hearn wai caught- shortly after 3
o'clock Eunday mornlnr at Bouth Omaha by
Taptaln Mostyn. Sergeant Cook and Detec
tives Davis, Donohoe and Mitchell. II was
sleeping with a man friend, not having gone
to hi home. Warren was arrested at 10
a. m. while getting off a tar at his mother's
home In South Omaha. Detectives Drummy
and Malnney making the arrest.
If required some work to locate Nelson,
lie was caught by Detective Ellsfclder of
Pouth Omaha and Detective Mitchell alout
2:V p. m. at Twenty-seventh and T streets,
South Omaha.. , When he saw the officers
coming lie started to run. The South Omaha
infective fired two shots after him. Kel
son still ran.' but hid tinder a nearby porch
und waa soon placed under arrest.
Chief of Police Donahue gave his personal
n Mention to th wdrk or running down the
four Tmndlts. H' took but a few hours'
sleep Saturday .night and was at the police
station all Sunday, , He Interviewed each
prisoner and eimgra-tuluted his men for
their excellent work.
''"Mm Have Criminal Records.
Jay O'Hearn! alias "Cat" O'Hearn. alias
Jay Raymond.' W arrested three months
ago In Omaha for robbing a Perry. Ia..
stockman, at, the Rorkaway restaurant of
'a valuable pin, walch and $20. As the
' man .did .not want-ti prosecute, the valu
ables" having been returned, O'Hearn was
nt, prosecuted. Jla Is the only married
member of the u-tartet.
Angus" was recently sentenced for coming
home drunk and beating his widowed
mother snd breaking up some of her furnl
ture:, '' V,
Hofl not yel hardened to a life of crime,
and In spite of his efforts to act boldly
after' his arrest, the. strain became too
great for hlni, and when he at Inst could
stand It no longer, his face hard and
drawn, he let himself out, and the truth
flowed freely. No sooner had he confessed
than a ook of Infinite relief overspread
his face. "I never saw such a change
of expression Jn any person's face before,"
remarked Captain Mostyn. "In place of
the hard features came a wave of bright
ness, and he even told me. on the way to
South Omaha In the cab, that I had no
Idea what a relief. It was to him the
moment he confessed. But 1 had some
Idea from the change on his face. He put
his arm over my, shoulder while talking
In the cab, and. when we returned to
Omaha in a street car he resumed that,
position, maintaining it all the way."
Warren was arrested nearly a year ago
for forgery. ....
Kelson has a long police record In
Omaha,., He has been arrested time and
ugaln. (or various offenses. He Is the only
child of. his parents, who are nearly heart
broken over the conduct of their boy.
He began his criminal career early In
life. Hhi father Is a well-to-do carpenter
and contractor, a reputable and highly
respected Citizen, and the only son has
never had cause to tieed for the lack of
necessities or even luxuries. But While
yet hoy In knee trousers, 11 years old,
"Ray" was discovered In a plan which he
had of entering a store and going behind
the counter, stealing money or whatever
of value he could find. His small site
enabled him to enter and escape unseen.
In thla way he tapped many tills. As ha
grew older his' operations continued and
Increased. He wns never In need of money
and could have had all he wanted from
his father. Ho did not drink and his only
large ' expense was livery horses, though
his father had horses at home, but he
seemed to take delight In- thieving. He
soon became a police character and many
times' th father Was able to keep him out
of Jail only by buying off the prosecutor.
Hut no number of escapes from prison
terms spent behind, the. bars or .-the tears
of. broken-hearted father and mother ap
peared to have the slightest effect on the
lad tor- even as much as a day. Ho would
some times steal on his way home after
being- released from Jail, his sentence ex
pired, and be locked up again the next day.
warren Was with Nelson, O Hearn and
Angus for the first time Baturday evening, i
nile the police have not had time yet ,
to go Jnto the matter, they confidently
believe Nelson, O'Hearn and Angus were
Implicated -In various holdups perpetrated
hero, during the last few weeks, as many
of th ; descriptions received by victims
correspond with the prisoners. These three
told the, police officials the reason the street
tar robbery was not pulled off was because
the 'two amateurs of the quartet got "cold
feet" afid called It off. The younger two
stated Ne(son and O'Hearn Intimated some
"smokln;" (shooting) might have to be
dons -at. the barn before the men there
would agree to open the safe. Angus and
Warren said they had no Idea they were
traveling- with so desperate a pair as they
characterised their companions.
,; Borrow at La as ton Home.
A sad sight was witneasea at the Lausten
hume,,,i3H Charles street. Sunday. Seven
fatherless children and a widow mourned
for the father and husband, who waa so
suddenly stricken down. The names and
ages or "The children are: Harry. 7: Hascl.
vi l,"'t' U; An0a ,: C1""'les' lT: Gertie. 19; j
uimira, wno was i years old, ,
liud lived In Omaha thirty years and bore '
r.urnnu reputation as peaceable cltl
sen ,aud loving father and husband. Many
who visited the home commented on the
awful wantonness of the deed. I.aiitn ma- t
- LiKtuirc, i i no uanisn orotneriiood. The
runeral will be held Wednesday afternoon
from' the residence. Coroner Bralley will
aula ii,nquet this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Ballet Went Throawh Heart.
Dr. TV, R. Lavender and the police sur
geon hold a post-mortem examination ou
Faith Came After the Works
' Uld Ike Foaadatloa.
A 1
sy State - belle . talks thus about
"While a coffee drinker I waa a. sufferer
from Indigestion and lr.teni.eiy pun.iul
nervous headaches, from childhood.
"Seven, years ago my health a.iv? out
eiUlioly. I grew so weak that the ext r-
tlon of walking, if only a few feet, made
It necessary for me to He down.A Sly
friends thought I wus marked tor con
sumption weak, thin and pale.
"I realised the danger 1 waa In uul ti led
faithfully to gt relief from in-j:i,ir.
till, at last, after having employed all kinds
of drugs, the doctor acknowledge that he
did not believe It waa In Ms power to cure
"While In this condition a friend induced
e to qtilt coffee and try Postum F.;od
Coffee, and I did so without th i,wt hope
that It would do me any nood. 1 did not
like It at first, but when It was
made I found It was a most delicious cud
relreshln beverage. I m especially fci;d
of U served at dinner ice-cold, with cream.
.."In a- month's time 1 began to Improve,
and In a few weeks iny Indigestion censtd
to trouble me, and my headache stopped
all rely. I am so perfectly well !iot!iiat
I do not look like the same person, oi:d I
hava so gained ,in flesh that I am li pounds
heavier than eVer before.
"This la what Poetum has done for me.
I still uaa It and shall always d so."
Nam gtven by Postum Co., Battle Creek,
There's a reason.' Read the little book.
rXb Road U WaUvtlle." In pk-a.
I.auMen body jesterdsy afternoon. The
surgeons found thnt a K-ealiber steel Jacket
bullet entered the man s breast one and a
half Inches left of the right nipple, taking a
downward and Inward course along the
fourth rib, entering the thorax, going
through the parcardium and heart and
fracturing the eighth rib. The missile
finally lodged In the muscles of the left
side. The revolver used has not been se
cured by the police.
Rerall Former trim'.
The crimes and arrests of O Hearn, Nel
son, Angus and Warren make up the most
Interesting case In local police annals since
the arrests of Smith. Doran, Trattner,
Case and Madison a year ago Inst summer.
The last mentioned had framed up a deal
to hold up the car barn at Twentieth and
Harney streets on the evening of their
arrests. In that case. too. the car barn
robbery-fell through because part of the j
gang experienced quite a drop of tempera
ture In their pednl extremities and failed I
to show up at the appointed place. They 1
did confess, however, to a long list of
highway robberies.
The revolver with whlh the murder was
committed was recovered by the police lata
yesterday afternoon. Its recovery was di
rectly due to the confession of Nelson, he
having told that It would be found In
O'Hearn's house. O'Hearn had given the
weapon to his wife, and she In turn handed
It to her father, who gave it up to the
police. All the chambers were empty. It
Is a 32-calber. the same as that of the
bullet removed from Laustcn's body. An
gus told Captain Mostyn that he had rone
with Nelson to Council Bluffs Saturday to
buy a revolver. They bought this one for
13 and gave It to O'Hearn, for he had no
1.1 fe Imprisonment for Robbery,
In discussing the recently resurrected law
In the state of Illinois, which provides
the penalty of life Imprisonment for high
way robbers, no matter what the booty
might be, Captnlh Mostyn said yesterday:
"I believe the law a good one and a Just
one. A man who undertakes the work
of holding uh another must consider before-
j hand what lie will do. He must go through
the act In his mind and know Just what to
do In an emergency. He must provide a
plan of action should his victim show
fight. If, then, he murders his man dur
ing the holdup It becomes a premeditated
crime a conspiracy on the part of those
engaged In the robbery to get a man's
money and kill him If he resists. Such a
law Is none too severe for this class of
criminals. Holdup men and safe blowers
are the most dangerous to human life of all
wrongdoers. Sneakthleves, oonfldence men
and men of that class are not often found
with revolvers or other weapons upon their
persons. Their work does not require that
they should kill In very many cases. The
kind of men that wo placed under arrest
today are the worst there are and It would
perhaps be a good thing If the Illinois
law wore In force all over the country."
(Continued from First Page.)
was held outside the bar for several hours
and It waa reported that It touched ground
In coming up the bay. This, however, was
denied by the otnclals.
Reports from throughout the state Indi
cate springlike weather everywhere. At Al
bany the mercury went to 58, the highest
point reached In January In that city since
1890. Binghamton enjoyed the warmest Jan
uary day In thirty years, the thermometer
being 70 at 1 o'clock. '
High Temperature In Central State.
LOC18VILLE, Ky., Jan. 21. The remark
ably high temperature, which broke all pre
vious January records yesterday when the
mercury stood at 73, . was continued toTJay.
The highest temperature registered today
was 72 degrees. High temperatures were
general throughout southern Indiana and
COLUMBUS, O., Jan. 21. The warmest
winter day since 1878. when the locai
weather bureau was established was re
corded today when the maximum tempera
ture reached a fraction over 72 degrees.
street thermometers recorded as high as
7i degrees.
CLEVELAND, O.. Jan. 21. Today'
weather was the warmest for January tl
In the history of the weather bureau, the
maximum temperature reaching 70.
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 21. The maximum
temperature here today was 70 degrees. A
warm rain fell 'throughout the day.
II I ah Humidity la Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 21. With a maxi
mum temperature of 69 degrees at 2 p. m.
and with the humidity averaging more than
90 per cent. Philadelphia today experienced
the warmeHt twenty-four hours of the
winter. The warm wave extended through
out Pennsylvania, even the high mountain
towns reporting a temperature of 5ft de
grees. BALTIMORE. Jan. 21 A mean tempera
ture of seventeen degrees above normul,
combined with great humidity, gave Balti
more and the surrounding country a day
like late spring. The highest tempeiature,
62, was registered at 6 p. m.
PITTSBURG. Jan. 21. The temperature
today reached 74 uegrees above fern, brjak-
ing all previous records for January In
One prostration resulted from the unsea
sonable heat. Stephen Hyniess, aged 63, of
Mingo Junction, O., collapsed while walk-
, r.i.u ...,,. Dn,nhi.M .,-..,
and the hospital physicians say his condl
tion tonight Is serious.
Bl'FFAI5. Jan. 21. Today's temperature
was the highest ever reeordod here In Jan
uary. The mercury touched 8S.
Syrian Day la Sen England.
BOSTON, Jan. 21. In the greater part of
New England the weather conditions were
remarkable today. The official thermom
eter in Boston reached C.I this afternoon,
which U the warmest January' day with
one exception In the history of the local
bureau. In the suburbs, however, where
the full effect of the sun was felt, re
liable Instruments registered a trifle over
SO at 2 o'clock this afternoon.
Thirty Brloo Storo.
DENVER, Colo.. Jan. 21 Thirty degrees
below gero was reported from Brecken-
ridge, Colo., today. Zero weather waa gen-
eral ,u th mountains,
In the valleys and
nn the easteinplalna the thermometer
hovered around 10 above. In Denver at 10
o'clock tonight It was 10 above.
Damage by Flood la Wisconsin.
MILWAUKEE. Jun. 21. Considerable
flood damage is reported from about Wis
consin, mostly in the nature of bridges
j washed away, causfjig some delay of trains.
! There have been several narrow eacaoes
! from death by the giving away of bridges,
I but only one death, that at Darlington.
, where a small boy was carried away by
' slipping Into a stream by which he waa
, playing. At Wauwautosa, a suburb of
' Milwaukee, the railroad bridge of the Mil-
waukee road was carried out. forclnathe
sending of trains over another route. The
water Is reported as receding.
RUTLAND, t.. Jan. 21. -The maximum
temperature here today was 66 degrees.
Snow hus disappeared and butterfllts were
seen for the first time this year.
You Ilk to be remembered by the house
from which you buy, don't you? Why not
please your out of-town customers by send
ing them a ropy of The Bee's New Tear's
Edition ond Birds-Eye View of Omaha
Be Want Ada Produce Results.
Gstksring of'.uriiU Firnishu
(.bancs for Exchange of Opinions.
Indications Are That While Aatl
Railroad Sentiment la tronsj It
Has ot Yet Centered on
Whom It Will Favor.
iFrtnu a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. 21. (Special.) The last
week in Lincoln was a great one for the.
political medicine mixers of this section of
the state. Agriculturists from all parts
of the state were here, and theBe Included
many members of the last legislature as
well as politicians of some reputation. A
good many of the old members of the
legislature were here feeling of the politi
cians and discussing chances of re-election.
Some of the politicians were of the opinion
that before the middle of February politics
would be red hot and that within a short
time tho United States senator and the
candidate for governor and treasurer would
be decided upon, while others were not
so sure.
Nearly all of those here who were Inter
viewed were of the opinion that the rail
roads as well as many of the banks were
already hard at work to secure the re
election of Senator Millard, while many of
them believed that the railroads would
like to see former State Auditor Weston
nominated for governor.
As opposition candidates to these men
many names were mentioned, but it was
clear that the antl-rallroad element Is not
combined. on any one man. If the Impres
sion left by the agriculturists Is any cri
terion. That the sentiment absolutely op
posed to the railroads is deep sooted, how
ever, the visitors left not the leHst doubt.
Whatever the action of the next republican
state convention may be, at this time the
sentiment Is absolutely opposed to the rail
roads dominating political affairs as they
have In the past.
Favorite "on Dodae.
Representative Caldwell brought the In
formation, from Clay county that the rail
roads were trying to pet the people ef
his county to ease up on the pass proposi
tion and at the same time he said they
were flirting with a number of favorite
sons to get them to bring In delegations to
the convention, which 'ater could be ma
nipulated by experienced politicians. He and
others brought the information that Dins
more and a number of other candidates
would be sprung In order to hold home del
egations In line, while Representative Ernst
Is authority for the statement that no home
candidate will be given a delegation In his
part of tho state unless the candidate has
a good cnance or nomination ana io- pcu-
pie B'e sure the candidate is sincere and
not merely running to drag chestnuts out
of the tire for the railroads.
It also developed that there will be a
harvest of candidates for railroad commis- I
sioners to be voted on this fall when the :
constitutional amendment creating the j
commission Is submitted to the people. Rep
resentative Caldwell will be a candidate j
for a place on this commission In all prob-
ability, while the visitors suggested a j
number of others who would either be can-
didates or whom they would like to see j
run. Among the latter class the name of i
Oeorge Sheldon was mentioned, though he
Is still being talked of for governor. Trcas- :
urer Mortensen, Charles Dempster, John
Wall, Senator Fries, Judge Paul Jessen, I
Charles Weston and E. a. McOilton each I
had his admirers among the visitors, but
a majority of those Interviewed had' net
made up their mlrjs who they would sup
port when it comes to the final showdown.
Benton Is Talked Of.
In Lancaster county It is expected the
convention will be called pretty early. Just
at this time tho bosses are flirting with
legislative candidates, and, In fact, they j
have been doing that ever since the last
session adjourned. Tom Benton has been
asked to throw off his business clothes
and get Into the running for membership
in the legislature, but up to date Mr. Ben
ton has stood pat for the slmplo life. He
recently returned from California where ho
he went, a sick man, H few months ago and,
though much Improved In health, he ex
pressed himself as preferlng the life of the
business man rather than that of a mem
ber of the legislature. Clmncey Warner,
who has served three terms In the lower
house, in all probability will try a throw
at the senate this time. It is generally un
derstood that Senator Bcglitol ' has had
enough and will not be a candidate again.
Bible In Poblle Schools.
In un address at Trinity church tonight
Deputy State Superintendent Bishop advo
cated the reading of the Bible in the public
schools and he made the statement that no
education Is complete without a study of
the Bible.
"The Plble Is now recognised as one of
our leading authorities in ancient history.
It is recognlxed as a book filled with mutch
less selections of prose and poetical verse;
unequaled by any other one source In fur
nishing, not only to the educated, but to
tho person of meager understanding, a me
dium of thought and communication; a
Is Baby Growlne
In Health and Strength?
(s the most important essential for all
Nursing Mothers
because It nourishes and provides the
proper supply, of food upon which the
Baby must Depend for Growth and
For the Mother, OzomuUion is an
appetUer and a tonic, stimulating the
desire for Food, promoting the func
tions of. the Digestive Organs, Highly
Nutritious, Easily Digested, quickly
converted into Blood, and rapidly Re
cruits the Wasted Energies of tbe
For the Baby, itself, if weak and
sickly, its powerful sustaining prop
erties render it Incomparably superior
to all other foods.
No fear of Weak-boned or "Rick
ety" children if OZO.MULSIO.N is given
It is the only Emulsion of Cod Liver
Oil, with Guajacol, Glycerine and the
Hypophosphltes that Children take as
readily as their Mothers, because It Is
bo Pleasant and Palatable.
Beneficial Results are Obtained
from the First Dose.
Otomulsion contains no Alcohol.
It is not a patent medicine.
The Formula is printed In seven
languages on Every Bottle.
To Prove its Marvelous Medicinal
and Food Properties, Every Mother
Who Reads This, if she so desires, can
Procure a Free Trial Bottle by Send
ing Full Name and Address to
8 Pin St., Naw York
Two Ue 50c and f 1.00 the bottle.
source of Inspiration and education that
cannot lie found elsewhere.
"As a moib'l In form of the English lan
guage, even Hlmkespeiire must own his de
lepdence Uun the Bible. The songs of
David and the writings of Solomon cannot
be replaced; cannot be outclassed or even
equalled hy the writers of modern times.
"We view with alarm any attempt to tnke
from our teachers the privilege of resdlng
at proper times in the school such selections
from the Bible as are fitted to leave right
Impressions uion youthful minds."
Mr. Bishop reviewed the history of the
suit brought by Daniel Freeman to keep the
Bible out of the school In a certain district
In Oage county and told of suits elsewhere
that had been broiurht to stop the reading
of the Bible In schools, but he said that
wherever it wns shown that the Bible was
read without comment the courts would
hold thnt it could be done.
Governor Is Improving.
Though he is still confined to his bed
Governor Mickey is reported better todny
and It Is thought he will be all right within
a day or two. It whs feared lust night that
his cold would develop Into pneumonia, but
today he has no symptoms of pneumonia
and little fears are entertained on that
Following Is a list of cases which will
be called for hearing February 6 In tho
supreme court of Nebraska:
Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis A Omaha
railroad against McManlgal. Douglas;
Kscr tt against Mlchaelson, Antelope; David
Bradley & Co. against Union Pacific rail
road, Douglas; (Jerlng against School Dis
trict No. ?S. Chss: Brewster against Meng,
Klout; Clsek against Clxek. Incaster;
Jenkins against Campbell, Dundy; Lan
caster against Brown. Lancaster; Wood
worth against Allen. Colfax: Talnter
against Abrnms. Knox; Pine against Man
gus, Red Willow; Wllllts against Wlllits.
Harlan; Security Mutual IJfe against
Ress, Ijancaster; Jakway against Proudflt,
iJincaster; United States Fidelity and
Guaranty against Mclaughlin. Iancaster;
Topllft against Richardson, Kearney, two
cases; Mettle against Tiedgen. Madison;
Stanshury against Storer. Nuckolls; Shu
man against Heater, Lancaster.
Oral arguments In the following cases
will not be heard before Wednesday, Febru
ary 7:
Lancaster against Whedon, Lancaster;
I nlon Pacific against Nelson. Custer:
Cuntt against Rnss. Buffalo; Clark &
Leonard against Llndgren, Hitchcock; Hol
liday upainst McWIIIiams. Harlan: Baker
I-umlture company against Hall, Douglas;
Klawitter against State. Pierce; 8immons
against Kelsey, Johnson; Von Haller
against State. Douglas; Hlle against
Troupe. Buffalo; Cathers against Hennings,
Douglas; State ex rel Coney against Hy
land, original; In re application of E. A.
Butler et al for writ of habeas corpus,
The following Is a proposed assignment
of cases for hearing Tuesday, February 20:
Union Pacific against Fosberg, Dawson;
Johnson against Huwyard. Howard; Her
polshelmer against Crlstopher, Iincaster;
Met reary nrains' Crelghlon, Douglas; Bush
against Oriffln. Haes; Bush against Brown,
Httes; Maryland Casuulty against Bunk
of Murdock, Cass; Union Pacllic against
onnolly, Douglns: Nebraska Mercantile
Insurance against Myers, Boone; Judrflns
against Jnctklns, Cusler: Hicks against
P""'111''. Dawson; State against Mc
"'''K'nul: State against Junsen,
original; Slate against Anderson, original;
mato against Sinclair, original; State
against Nelson, original; State against
liedliind, original; Slate against Blair,
original: Stale against Lnprath. original;
ogt against Rlnder, administrator, Thurs
ton; Rogers against City of Omaha, Doug
las; Kannow nguinst Farmers' Co-Opera-tlve
Shipping association. Harlan; Martin
nsalnst Martin, Thayer: Nelson against
Pneed. Oioe; Modern Woodmen against
INon, Pierce; Morrison against Oosnell,
Harlan: I.utjeharms against Smith, Harlan;
P. D. . Mercer company ugainst City of
Omaha. Douglas; Hefner sealnst Roberts,
Otpe; Ramold against Clayton, Otoe;
Wlese against Union Pacific et nl. Wash
l?'0.".1 Wrk'h against Union Pacific et nl,
Washington; Fitzg.rald against Kimball
Bros.. Lancaster; Pullman Palace Car
company against Woods. Lancaster; Staats
agH nst Wilson. Richardson: Lawrle against
Lininper Metcalf, Thayer; O'Neill et al
usainst State, Bonne; Haddix against
SiHto. Custer; Mlddlekauff against Adams.
Dawson; Statu ex rel Ure attalnst Drexel
et nl. Douglas: State ex rel Solomon against
Drexel et al, Douglas.
When Cnt l' for Kindling fl.COO la
Bills Is Found.
PLATTSMOUTH, Neb.. Jan. 21.-(Special.)
-Over the river, where Charley Wlghtman
lives, a man named Jacobson went out into
the backyard recently and proceeded to cut
up into klndllnir wood an old board that
was at one time a part of a table. At the
first blow a German almanac fell from a
cavity in the board, between the leaves of
which were found the sum of J1.200 In IS, 10
and 120 bills and one bill. Now every
old, suspicious looking board on he place
Is being cut up into splinters, but Mr.
Wlghtman says that up to the present time
no further finds have been made.
McDonald Shot Himself.
FREMONT, Neb., Jan. I'l.-iSpeclal.)
Anthony McDonald, the man found over In
Saunders county with two bullet wounds In
his head, has hud a few conscious moments
at intervals last night, and In one of them
said he shot himself because he did not
want to live. His revolver was found In
the cemetery not far from the grip with two
chambers empty. Reports from him this
morning were that he was sinking rapidly
and could not live through the day. Since
the death of his mother about a year ago
ho has been despondent at Intervals and has
ut times drunk heavily. She left him some
property, but his friends think he hus spent
most of it. He stayed in Fremont Friday
night and is supposed to have walked out
to the Kstlna churchyard, where he took
his life early Saturduy morning.
rhauaes on tbe Northwestern.
CHADRON. Neb., Jan. 31. (Special.)
Frank A. Harmon, who hus been superin
tendent of tills division of the Chicago &
Northwestern railroad for over seven years.
lias resigned to go into the banking busi
ness in the newly laid out town of Sho
shone. Wyo. His departure Is greatly re
gretted by all citizens of Chadron, as well
as the railroad employes. L, N. Costley,
formerly assistant superintendent of the
same railroad at Ashiund, Wis., is the new
superintendent and is already looking over
the business.
MFonr fenerations" eut to Peu.
BUTTE. Neb.. Jan. 21. (Special Tele
gram.) Sheriff Col ma n will start for Lin
coln tomorrow with two prisoners sentenced
by Judge Harrington lute last night. One
of them, a half-breed, mimed Four eventra
tions, waa given two years for horse steRl
Ing. Arthur Bice, a wealthy farmer, living
near Spencer, who whs convicted of assault
with intent to kill, was given eighteen
Sews of Nebraska.
BKATRICK 1 he farmers living north
west of the citv have urrunKed tn hold an
other wolf hunt February 22.
HEATRIfK The midwinter funnels' In
stitute will be held ut Virginia February 9
and 10. A fine program has been prepared.
BKATRIf K D. R. Smith, proprietor of
the Kugie restaurant, hus suld the establish
ment to timer Torbet, a resident of this
city. ,
BEATR1CB-E. C. Leigh, living seeo
miles west of this citv. Im hold his farm
of 1) acres to Ixuls 1-ungworihy for
or tM per acre,
PLATT8MOUTH The buck doors of ull
the saloons In Pluttsmouth were closed
tight today as required by the provisions
of the Slocumb law.
WOOD HIV Kit J. W. Coomes has been
granted a divorce from bis wife, who now
resides In California, on the grounds of in
computabiilty of temper.
BEATRICES Word has been received here
of the death of J. A. Bent, a former Bea
trice rluVnt. which occurred at Los An
geles. He was 83 years of age.
BKATRICB Grandma Plttenger. living
near Kills, celebrated her Tlst birthday an
niversary Saturday In the presence of a
large number of neighbors and friends.
WOOD R1VKR Chris Meyers and Wil
liam Jones have traded farms, both owning
farms of good land and fine Improvements.
The change will take place on March 1.
PLATT8MOITTH Rev. A. F. Ploets. who
has been pastor of the German Presbyte
rian couxua in this city for more than
five years, premiie.I In the Christian church
In this city Sunday.
IU5A I RICK James ll sg'and and Thomas
Armstrong, hmthers-ln-lu w, engigvl In a
fierce llichl on t'-iurt Hlreet Saturday, with
the result that Iloaglnnd was pretty badly
Injured. H"th were fined for fighting.
BKATRIPK The Dempster Mill Manu
facturing company has presented the Bea
trice lire department with u check for $1H
ax n sllpht token of appreciation of In
services In saving the Dempster plant from
destruction by fire.
BHA TRK K-Mr. and Mrs. Jamb High
linger, living near Plymouth, were severely
Injured in a runaway accident. Mrs. lllgh
linger was the more severelv hurt, her col
lar bone being fractured and her left arm
broken m two places.
WOOD R1VKR-J. W. Buffle has sold his
farm of Inn aens. north of Wood River, to
a man from Long line for a consideration
of $75 per acre. Mr. Suffle purchased this
land lust year, paying KI5 per acre, and has
erected a very nice home on It since that
BKATUIUR Mrs. John S. Ball, aged fill
years, died ut her home here Saturday after
an Illness or two years. tlic huil resided
In this city for fifteen years und Is sur
vived by her husband and five children. The
body will be taken to Lincoln, 111., for In
terment. PLATTSMOUTH In county court L. A.
Tyson, ex-county clerk, and Ralph Oreen,
both druggists from Kltnwnod. pleaded
guilty to the charge of having violated
the law by selling liquor and Judge Travis
fined each SIKH and costs, which amount
was paid.
WOOD RIVER The publlo library board
has collected in all of the money sub
scribed for the new library and will at an
early date begin the purchasing of books.
A levy has been made by the village board
for that purpose. The work was started by
the Wood River Woman's club.
HUMBOLDT This region was visited this
morning to a drop of over BO degrees In the
temperature and the Inhabitants nip recall
ing some of the sudden changes of years
ago. The roads are solidly frozen and al
most Impassible owing to their roughness,
occasioned by the heavy mud of yesterday.
WOOD RIVER The sheep feeders have
begun to ship their sheep to the markets.
Owing to the Ideal weather during the fall
and winter the sheep have fattened very
rapidly and a.-e ready for the market much
earlier than usual. Katnn and son have
been on the Omaha market with several
cars the past week.
CHADRON Ionnlnpton Post No. 227,
Grand Army of the Republic, elected and
Installed the following officers for the en
suing year: Commander, William Wilson;
adjutant, A. . Mossman; tiartermaster, R.
H. Blunchard; officer of the day, Kdy Ran
dall; senior vice commander, A. b. lahani:
George W. Harmony; chaplain, Warren
CHADRON Married, by Judge Dana
Savers, John Brooks to Miss Alice Jumping
Eagle. The bride and groom are n mix
ture of whites and Indians, are quite well
educated and wish to conform to nil the
ways of civilized society. They gave the
names of their mothers as Currle Kill a
Head and Mary Cedar. They are going to
live at Pine Ridge agency.
CHADRON The Brotherhood of locomo
tive Knglneers, Division No. 3, Installed
the following officers for 1906: John Lun
don, chief; Churles Warner. F. 8.; H. O.
Smith, 3. K.: Fred Sharrer, T. 13.; John
Prltzuse, F. A. E. : W. A. Smith. S. A. 15. ;
William Drews, guide; Frank Woodruff,
chaplain. A delightful program with sup
per accompanied the installation.
HUMBOLDT Mis. Frank Hodspp, u
widow living1 a few miles south of the city,
fell through un open trap door In her
kitchen n few days ago and suffered some
severe bruises, but no broken bones, al
though the distance was nine feet. The
victim of the accident is quite fleshy and
well along In years und her escape from
serious Injury is almost miraculous.
HUMBOLDT Word was received here
yesterday from the prosecuting nttorneyut
Topeka, Kan., containing Information that
the courts of that city had sentenced Julius
Pritchard. who formerly lived here, to the
state penitentiary for a term of twenty-one
years upon a charge of criminal assault.
Since early boyhood Pritchard hus been
recognized as a sort of degenerate and
little more than half-witted.
OSCKOLA Rev. I,. M. Grlgsby, pastor of
the First Methodist F.plscopul church of
Osceola, together with Evangelists Rev.
A. B. Morton and wife or Oklanoma. and
the good brothers and sisters, seem not "to
be weary in well doing,' for there have
been meetings twice a day for the last
week and Sunday three meetings. The
meetings have been held for two weeks and
are to still continue. They have been a
success from the very beginning.
ri.lDL'CI HnvninnH lllerlnn of this
place has Just neon notified by the Post
office department of an appointment as
weigher or the niaas netween wmana uno
Ogden, Utah. The rotlce states that the
welgiiiug will begin nnd continue for a
perion or I'M nays, i ne suiury oi wnRuri
is tt ncr Vlav. Mr. Allerton Is one of a
class of young men who took the examina
tion for railway mall cierK trom nere iawi
April. His is the third upolntinent to the
service from ("Marks.
SCOTT'S BLUFF The unnual banquet of
of the Scott's Bluff Commercial club was
held 'I'nesdav ineht. Plates were laid for
elEhtv-eiulit visitors from all neighboring
villages ana several rrom a tnsiance were .
present. The guests were welcomed by
President G. L. Shumway and Dr. II. I
Klackburn of Mitchell responded. Officers ,
and members extended greetings to the
I'ommeriial rlun of Omaha, which was
banqueting Nebraska's distinguished citi
zen. A. L. Mohler, general manager of
the Union Pacific. Also to Mr. Mohler.
whose splendid system or railroads Is be
ing extended to include the North Platte
vallev. Also greetlnss to tl. W. Holdrege,
L. V. Wakelev J. R. Phelnn and D. r.
McFarlane of the Burlington system, which
is a most important factor In the progress
of this city and valley
Worth Kuowloii
that Allrrck's are the original and genuine
porous plasters; nil others are Imitations.
Fair Today and Tomorrow In Ne
braska, Iowa and Kansas
Warmer Tomorrow.
WASHINGTON. Jan. a. Forecast of the
weather for Monday and Tuesday:
For Nebruska, Iowa. Kansas unu
sourl Fair Monday and Tuesday; wanner
For South Dakota Fair and warnior Mon
day and Tuesday.
v,.i. rviiorailo and Wyoming; r air Mon
day und Tuesday, with slowly rising tem
perature. I.ochI Hecora. v
OMAHA. Jin. 21.-Omclal record of tern
perature and precipitation compared with
the corresponding day of the lasi three
ifnig. 1906. 1904. 19oS.
Maximum temperature.... 14 lit 1 37
Minimum ieiiiiriuir,,,. ,
Meun temperature 1- 1-' -4
Precipitation 1 M
Tempeiature und precipitation departures
from the normal ut Omaha since March 1
and comparison with the last two years:
Normal temperature 20
.1 .i. ....... , . . - the ,t i. v ................... H
Total excess since March 1
Normal precipnauon
tf ih itur o2 inch
Total ruiiifall since March 1 : W Inches
Deficiency, "luce u c - I ,
in lt4.... !.o Inches
Ions at T P. M.
Tern. Mb. Raln-
7 p. nt. Tent. fall.
12 10 .00
12 Is .110
3 5t ..To
1 j T
20 2i .!
M ti .lit
14 1 T
i .!)
2V T
14 -il .mi
11 14 .mi
3" W 1.3X
. .... t x .
22 2N .04
2 4 .U0
Stutlon and State
nf Wen I her.
Rlsnuirck. clear
Cheyenne, clear
Chicago, raining
Davenport, cloudy
Iienver, cienr
H.viH cloudy
Helena, cloudy
Huron, clear
Kansas City, ciouny...
Ki....,li Pintle, clear
Omaha, clear
St. liuls, snowing
St. taui, ciear
Auli I-hUc City. char...
Valentine, clear
T Indicates trace ot precipitation.
Indicates below zero.
U A. WELSH. Ixa-al Forecaster.
AlWaiysi.R4HBeni.aa tb Full tflB
laxative Uromo Quinine
CunCol&laOnmIy.CrfpX2 Day
The Best Natural Purgative Water
in Bilious Attacks and
Disorders of the Liver.
Sparkling Apenta,
Natural Apenta Carbonated,
A Refreshing and Pleasant Aperient
for Morning Use.
Soli Exporters: THE A POLLINA RIS CO., Ld.t London.
Sultan! Country Biid to Be Rich i Uicle-
eloped Natural Bstouicei.
Mr. Guniniere Nays Americans (irt Lit
tle of Nation's Trade Because
of (lams)- Business
ALtJECIRAS. Jim. 2t.-The American del
es;atrs to the Moroccan conference as the
results of talks with others of the en
voys have become Impressed with the un
developed wenllli of Morocco and the op
portunities It affords for American enter
prises. Wonderful stories are told of coal
deposits within un hnur'B ride of Tan
gier, of untouched forests of cork trees
neiir at hand, und of g-old Acids In the At
las mountains. The Moors continue to
woru on a small scale the copper veins
opened by the Romans, but mining engi
neers, who have scarcely dared to turn a
stone for fear of the natives, aver that
not only copper, but tin and Iron mines
exist which are equal to the best mines
of Spain.
"Why should not the t'nltt-d States share
In the development of these resources
which are greater than those of Manchuria
or the Philippines." remarked one of the
American Methods C In mar.
Samuel Ounmiere, the American minister
to Morrocco and one of the delegates to
the convention, however, raised some prac
tical difficulties in the way of Americans
profiting In this field, as Europeans con
trol tfe shipping linns and send their goods
in bulk, while Americans send merely
llsh literature and samples, gome tons of
this literature, Mr. Gummere said, reached
the American legation every year for dis
tribution Hmong the Arabs.
Mr. Gununere. however,, confirmed many
of the reports of the undeveloped riches of
the country. lie said the soil need only be
scratched to produce each yeur two
abundant crops of corn, barley niltl vege
tables. American agricultural machinery,
according to Mr. Gummere, Is greatly
needed in Morocco, aa the primitive wooden
plow is still used there. Moreover, Morocco
meds railroads, telegraphs, electricity and
a hundred of other conveniences which It
could havo if the country were opened,
but against these things the Moors have
resolutely set their faces.
Direct Steamer Lines Seeded.
Mr. Gummere said that although consid
erable flour, petroleum and lard, the lutter
for the use of the Spanish population, Is
Imported, yet these things are brought
through Marseilles, .Hamburg and other
Kuropean ports upon Kuropean ships and
are distributed by European traders. Nine
tenths of the flour imported Is American.
The Standard Oil company has an exclusive
market In Morocco, having displaced Rus
sian oil concerns.
Much of the Morroccan market, Mr. Gum
mere thinks, could be occupied by Ameri
can merchants if -a direct steamship line
mere established.
Speaking of the huge profits made In
Morrocco, Mr. Gummere remarked that In
vestors there think they are losing money
If they do not make from SO to 40 per cent
pruut, wiine ou in krs per cent ia uui rare
Leading I to It.
"Mr. Myitis," suid the rising young con
gressman, "can you renew my nnnual puss
on your rnllwuy?"
"1 um sorry I cannot do tliut, Mr. Kly
mer," suid the president of the company.
"The Ironclad rules we have adopted this
yeur positively forbid it. Ask vnie for any
thing else, however, and I shall be happy
to grant It."
The young man sua' his chance.
'Mr. My It's." lie excluimed. in an eager,
trembling voice, "may I murry your
daughter?" Chicago Tribune.
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After sever colds th cough that re
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