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DAKOTA COUNTW HERALD
Continuation of the Homer Herald.-
Msatly and Promptly
DAKOTA CITY, NEB., SATUKDAY, DECEMHEH 2, 180J).
AROUND THE EARTH
FOR A WEEK.
BULLION FOR WIDOW
WILL WADE PUBLIC.
Twenty Thousand Dollars Given to
Charity Pennsylvania Oleomar
garine Dealers Sent to Prison for
Paterson, N. J.: The will of tho late
Vice President Garret A. Hobart has been
filed in the Passaio County surrogate's
office. The value of theestate Is not given,
but it is understood to be about $2,500,000.
Of tho estate Mrs. Jennie Hobart, his
widow, receives $1,(03,000, and half of the
remainder, lifter a number of bequests, is
to be paid to the son. Garret A. Hobart, Jr.,
he inheriting the other half when lie at
tains his majority.
The St. Joseph General Hospital, Chil
dren's Day Nursery, St. Joseph's Orphan
. Asylum and the Taterson Orphan Asylum,
all of Paterson, receive $5,000 each. Ho
bart Tuttle, private secretary to Gov.
Voorhees, and a brother-in-law of the vice
president, receives $20,0!K). A. A. Wilcox,
a closo friend of Hobart, receive $10,000;
David Hobart, brother of the late vice
president, receives $20,0000. and each of his
two children is bequeathed $10,000. The
executors of the will are the widow, Mrs.
Jennie Hobart, A. A. Wilcox, E. T. Dell
f and Col. William Harbour.
MINERS WILL FIGHT.
To Continue to Defy Injunction of
Federal Courts in Kansas.
Kansas City: Discussing tho action of
Federal Judgo 'Williams at Fort Scott,
Kan., in imprisoning John 1'. Reese for
alleged contempt, Jnines Boston, who also
Is a r ember of the national excciOn-"
board of the United Mine Workers f
America, made the assertion that he would
at once go into the southeastern Kansas
coalchis, that be would do precisely as
Mi. Ileu.su had done and that if Judge Wil
liams should imprison him for contempt
his place would b3 taken by another mem
ber of ilia national executive-board, who,
too, would do as Reese had done. He add
ed that a member of the board would be
kept constantly in tho coal fields, urging
thc'nonMinion men there to quit work, de
spile the federal court's injunction, and
that if all tho memliers of tiie board should
be Imprisoned, other members would bo
(sleeted to take their places and fill the fed
FAMOUS OLEO CASE.
Wilkins and flutter Bent to Prison
After Two Years Legal Fight.
Philadelphia, Pa.: After a legal battle
In the United States court covering a
period of two years, Joseph Wilkins of
Washington, D. C, and Howard Butler of
this city, were on Dec. 2 sent to prison to
serve sentences imposed upon them for
bavlnS violated the law regarding the e
of oleomargarine. Wilkins was recei...y
sentenced to imprisonment for six months
and to pay a lino of $1,500, and Duller to
four months' Imprisonment and a fine of
Wilkins and Butler were wholesale deal
ers la oleomargariuo in this city. They
were caught in the net of removing brands
from packages of this commodity In Jan
nary, 1837, and Indicted at tho February
seesskn uf that year by a United States
grand Juiy, their conviction following
FATAL FIGHT ON AN ELEVATOR
Former Member of the Sixth
ouri Volunteers Killed.
St. Louis: Andrew Wind a formei
memlx-r of tho Sixth Missouri Volunteers
In Cuba, egaged in a desperate fight Dec.
2 with It. H. Harmon in an elevator in the
Fraternal building, in which the latter is
engineer. During tho struggle Wind
came in contact with the lever which con
trols the elevator and it started upward.
Wind was caught between the ceiling -f
the second floor and tho car aud horribly
mangled, dying shortly afterward. Har
mon is under arrest.
' , Good Night for Safe-blowers.
Topeka: A gang of professional safe
Mowers robbed the Mid -Continent Mills,
the grocery stores of O. M. Brill anu Gran
ter & Olierly Dec. 2. At the latter place
they secured $251 in cash end $42 in checks.
At tho other place litt e was secured.
.- Nitro-glycerino was used ti open the gro
cery safes aud the combination was
' pounded from the mill safe.
Accident to Artillerymen.
Pittsburg: While a section of Battery
D of the National Guard of Peunsylvauia
was firing a governor's salute of seventeen
guns during the parade in Allegheny pre
ceding tho unveiling or a
Spanish gun captured and presented to
Allegheny City, a premature discharge of
one of the guns occurred and three men
St. Paul Grocery Hoiiha Iturned.
St. Paul: At 10 o'clock a few evenings
sirv lire wis discovered on the second
c e large v.nwiesaie grocery uuu.se
ooner it Co. The flames spread
i-a . -tt er.- rfci.artmeut was
1v CI, ml 1UC.
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(, ' at fikwa. which ! tu?
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which failed a lew
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over twenty e....
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UilliiiS tlre women.
FATE OF GILMORE.
A't ihcntto New of the Lieutenant
I Received at Vlgan.
Manila: When the landing party from
the United States battleship Oregon, under
Lieutenant Commander McCrackin, took
the town of Vlgan, province of South
llocos, Sunday, Nov. 26, they found there
an escaped prisoner, A. L. Sonnenshein,
who furnished Uie first authentic account
of the experience of Lieut. James C. Gil
more of the United States gunboat York
town. Mr. Sonnenshein was imprisoned
at Abra for a long time with Lieut. Gil
moro and seven sailors, but contrived to
escape, carrying a concealed note, written
In naval cipher, signed "Gilmoro." '
According to Mr. Sonnenshein, when
Lieut. Gilmore's launch entered tho rivor,
from Baler harbor, under cover of Ensign
W. II. Standley's gun, the landing was re
ceived with throe volleys.
Two of the Americans were killed and
two mortally wounded.
F.very man was hit, Lieut. Gilmore re
ceiving a flesh wound In the leg, and his
foot stuck fast In the mud. It was a
choice between surrender and being
Lieut. Gilmore asked the terms of re
lease. The insurgents proposed -that ho
should procure the delivery to them of the
arms and munitions of the Spanish garri
sons, undertaking, if this were accom
plished, to send the Spaniards and Ameri
cans to the Vorktown.
A sailor of Lieut. Gilmore's party car
ried this proposition to the garrison. The
Spanish commandant replied that it was
an insult to Spanish arms.
The Americans were then bound hand
and foot, and taken to San Isidro, when
Gen. Luu a ordered their execution. They
were marched to the plaza, and in the
presence of a great crowd, were aligned to
be executed. Lieut. Gilmoro said: "As
an American officer and gentleman, I pro
test against being shot with my hands
Aguinaldo interfered and prevented the
EATEN BY FLAMES.
An Electric Spnrk Does Great Dam
ngo in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, Pa.: An electrict spark
in the basement of Partrldgo & Richard
son's bia department store, Nos. 13 to 29
North Eighth Street, on Nov. 29. started a
lii o that in less than four hours laid
In ashes nearly an entire block
of business houses and caused an esti
mated loss of nearly $2,000,000.
The heaviest losers are:
J. B. Lippineott it Co., book publishers,
710 to 720 Filbert Street, whoso big six
story brick building, containing rare' and
valuable plates and mcchincry, was com
pletely gutted, involving a loss estimated
by a member of tho firm at JtJOJ.OOJ.
The next heaviest loser is Partridge &
Richardson, extending south on Eighth
Street from Filbert a distance, of about 125
feet, and with a depth of 103 feet. Their
loss on building and contents is estimated
Lit Bros., whose department store ad
joins the Lippineott building, estimate
their loss at $850,000, Other losses amount
. In addition to the big house mentioned
numerous smaller stores were either gutted
or badly damaged. Chief among these
e Bailey's Five and Ten Cent store, on
North Eighth Street, loss $100,000, and
Rosenberg's millinery establishment.
North Eighth Street, loss $30,030.
Various other establishments were
slightly damage by smoke and water.
DEPART WITH THE CASH.
Philadelphia "Get Rich Quick" Con
cern Cloaea Its Doors.
Philadelphia: The doors of the home
office of the Investors' Trust, 1321 Arch
Street, doing business exclusively with
patrons outside the city and promising
large profits on investments, have been
closed, and efforts to find Lipman Kcene,
president; Charles L. Work, secretary and
Miss M. C. Carson, cashier, havo been un
availing. Tho company began business here four
years ago. Its plan was to invite the in
vestment of capital, inducements being
held out of interest rangiug from 100 to 200
percent. In explaining why such large
gains are made the company asserted in
Ms literature that it was in the confidence
u. stock manipulators, and therefore in a
position to know which way stocks would
go. As the result of these statements
cash flowed in in a steady stream. It is
thought the firm has over $100,0;X) invested
for its patrons.
TO REMOVE TROOPS.
Root's Recommendation Regarding
the Forces in Cuba.
Washington: Gen. Leonard Wood, who
reached Washington Nov. 28, had a con
ference with the secretary of war next
day. After the conference Root an
nounced that his recommendations as to
the removal of troops from Cuba had been
approved, and orders w ill be issued put
ting them into etl'eut.
Alleged ISriber (lives Hall.
Lansing, Mich.:, state Laud Commis
sioner William A. French, one of the men
indicted by the grand jury. il I -aiedln the
circuit court Nov. 28 ami war lulinitted to
bail in the sum of $3,o'Ki, with William O.
Thompson of Detroit, State Treasurer
George A. Steel and Mate Printer Robert
Smith us sureties, lie is charged with
oJerlng, promising and giving biihesto
legislative officers. '
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netroit Mien.: Announcement ' kiaua
lh? Ssuif amounting to $450,00.' w
Xu t to W U" tn.; Free
Sis by Oov. P.ngree.i.d severa . hers.
Cov 1' "gree claims J250.000, A slant
(' ' Counsel C. D. Jol) ..
1 " i-,., ,. ..ration Couus -i .H
and Lamb Compan men
lia8 been amalgamating l" . i J ' Jl:
0W has options on Sud.WO !.' heep
and 600.OUO acre of the best shcetf t.xug
laud iu I be slate. j
SHIP DRIVEN BACK.
Transport Striken Heavy Seas Off
Seattle, Wash.: With a cargo of dying
horses and mules and fifty-five empty
stalls the United States transport Victoria
returned to port. Nov. 28, being forced by
unprecedented stress of weather off Cape
Flattery to turn back from her Toyago to
the Philippines. Of the 410 horses and
mules carried by the Victoria, taken on
board Nov. 23, fifty- ve were literally
pounded to death against the sides of their
stalls in the 'storm, and tho remaining
animals were so badly bruised that the
officials of the vessel believe that many
cannot ho saved. The animals were for
use In the Philippines.
Purser Lnekwood was seen and said that
during the thirty-six voyages he had made
across the Pacific he had never seen such
a stress of weather as was encountered by
the Victoria. The furthest roint reached
was 200 miles west of the cape. While tho
storm was at its height the oil bags were
entirely emptied and everything was dona
to ease the motion of (he ship. Asido from
the loss of the animals no other damage
was done, tho Victoria behaving splen
didly. WOOD ARRIVES FROM CUBA.
No Knowledge of Reason for
II Ik Cull to Washington.
New York: Gen. Wood governer gen
eral of the province of Santiago, Cuba, was
a passenger on the transport McPherson,
which arrived from Santiago Nov. 28.
"1 have no knowledge cf the business
for which I was called to Washington
beyond an order to report. The condition
of Santiago in relation to public affairs is
Improving daily. We employ many men
on public works, such as railroads, etc.
The people are employed and contented.
We have no destitution. I have great
hopes for tho early development of
the mining Industries of Santiago prov
ince, with its wonderfully rich deposits of
iron, copper and zinc ores, which are
bound to add to the prosperity of the
TO WORK WITH DEMOCRATS
Silver Repuhlicmi Lenders DIncurs
Plans for lOOO Campaign.
Chicago: The executive committee of
the National Silver Republican party met
nt the Auditorium Nov. 2S to discuss plans
for the next presidential campaign.
Though no ofilcial statement was made
by Chairman Charles A. Towne, the senti
ment of the members of tho committee
apparently favored holding the national
Democratic convention and the indorse
ment by the Silver Republicans of tho
nominees of that convention providing the
silver plank of the convention of lS'.HJ is
3RYAN WILL STAY IN TEXAS
Will Prepare for Cnmpuign of lOOO
in bono Star State.
Austin, Tex.: W. J. Bryan mid wife
cro here to spend the winter. They are
tho guests of former Governor Hogg tem
porarily, but will shortly rent a private
residence for the winter. Mr. Bryan said
he had come to Texas to spend the winter,
to rest up and prepare for the campaign of
1900, which ho exected would be a very
hard one, and that he would only make a
few speeches in Texas during his stay.
Beats Uncle Sum Out of $00,000
New York: David D. Badeau, 42 years
old, who conducted stoic at 12 Broadway
for the past sixteen months, has been
arrested by federal officials, charged with
buying and selling washed revenue stamps.
He was held in $5,000 bail. Internal reve
nue officials allege that he' has been buy
ing and selling washed stamps at the rate
or $1,0"0 to $8,000 a day, that he has cleared
about $30,000 by his transactions and) that
the government has lust twice that amount
because of them.
See Yellowstone Park Sights.
Washington: Acting Superintendent
Brown, of tho Yellowstone National Park,
in tils annual report to Secretary Hitch
cock, announces a total of 0,579 visitors to
the park during the year. He recom
mends an appropriation of $3,000 for pro
jected Improvements, including many now
roads and bridges. The report says that
as a game reserve tho pari; is probably thr
greatest in tho world.
Chicago-Cattle, common to prime,
53.(10 to $7.2.r; hogs, shipping grades,
$3.00 to $4.00; sheep, fair to choice, 3.UO
to $4.50; wheat. No. ' red. tiTjc to Otic;
coin. No. 2. 31c to 32c: oats. No. 2, 22c
to 23c; rye. No. 2. 54c to 00c; butter,
choice creuuiery, lue to 27c; eggs, fresh,
17c to 10c; potatoes, choice. Jiic to 45c
Indianapolis Cattle, shipping, $3.00 to
$0.50; hogs, choice light, $3.00 to $4.25;
sheep, commou to prime, $3.00 to $4.J5;
wheat. No. 2 red, 05c to 7c; corn, No. '
white, 32c to 33c; oats. No. 2 white, 25c
St. Iouis Cattle. $3.25 to $0.75; bogs.
$3.00 to $4.00; sheep, $3.00 to $4.25;
wheat, No. 2. 71e to 72c; corn. No. 2
yellow. 30c to 32c; oats. No. 2, 23c to
2."e; rye, No. 2. 5 c to 53e.
Cincinnati Cattle, $2.50 to !fu.50; hogs,
S3.00 to $4.25; tdiccp, 2.50 to $4.00;
wheat, No. 2, 0!e to 70e; corn, No. 2
mixed, 31c to 33c; oats. No. 2 mixed, 25c
to 2"e; rye. No. 2, 50c to tile
Detroit-Cuttle. $2.50 to S0.5O; hos,
$3.00 to $4.00; fcheep, ja.00 to JM.OO;
wheat. No. 2. (Tr to 70c; corn. No. 2
yellow, 33c lo 35c; outs. No. 2 white, 27c
to 2Mc; rye. 57c lo f.!lc.
T-iiedo Yi'in nt, u, -I muni yiTr-nr
(V-; corn. No. 2 mixed, 32c to 34c; oats,
I V 2 mixed. 2Jh- (o 24e; rye. No. 2, 55e
57c; clover. seed, $4.70 to $4.St.
! Milwaukee -Wheal. No. 2 northern,
i f.4c to Ubc; corn, No. 3. 32c to 34c; oats,
j No 2 white, 2le to 20c; rye, No. 1, 51.:
j to fiOc; barley. No. 2. 43c to 4.n-; pork,
j Bless, $7.75 to $s.2.1.
I Buffalo-Cuttle, pood shipping steers,
! t' to $0.75; liit;s, common to choice,
I 3.2." to $4.25; sheep, fair In choice ctll
; er. $3.00 to '4..".0; lambs, common to
; exlru. $4.5(1 l 5 25.
I New York-Cattle, f3.'.5 f $!;.75; lion-,
i?3.0O to $.5l; sheep. $3. to $1.75;
I wiient, No. j red. 72e to 71c; corn. No. 2,
! 3fe to 40c; oats. No. 2 white, 30c to 32c;
I butter, creamery. 23c to 27c; tigs, west
, fin, 15c to 21c.
A MAXIM DETACH
, " . -y - -
rmitVfl INTO "ACTION FRONT."
COMING INTO "ACTION FRONT."
These troops "represent the Natal earbiaiwa, who took part In the recent cn
Eageinents at Gleueoe and Klnndslaagte.
BATTLE AT GRAS PAN.
Gen. Metliuen ttscts llocr Force Ten
Miles from Hclmont.
Gen. Lord Methuen's force, advancing
to the relief of Klmhrrlry, ngnin met the
Boer army at Grns Pan, ten miles -north
of Belmont, Saturday, and a desperate
bottle, lasting many hours, ensued. The
engagement was uot ended when the ottl
oial report was ent, iut It was construed
as a British victory, despite heavy losses,
in which the naval detachment stood
more than its share. A recapitulation of
the losses by Gen. Methnen's forces at
Gras Pan shows that fifty Boers-were
killed and twice iinny wounded. The
bmtle began at U n. in., lusting until 10
a. ni. Boer losses must have been much
heavier than known. Fifty horses were
found dead where the Boers withstood
a steady rain of shrapnel. The British
did not pursue the routed forces of the
enemy, but halted one dny to rest.
The brunt of the righting In both en
gfljremcnts was borne by the Ninth brig
ade, the uhvnl brigade, the Second York
shire light infantry and First North Lan
cashire regiment. The Boer force was
composed of Transvaal and Free State
commandoj. Its artillery was command
ed by the Transvaal general, Delarrnye.
The artillery, was carried off the field, de
spite the flanking attack of tho British
cavelry. Among the killed were Com
mander Alfred 1. Ft heist en of the cruis
er Powerful, Captain Guy Senior of the
Royal marine artillery, attached to the
battleship Monarch, mid Maj. Plunibc oi
the Royal marines. Flag Captain K. O.
Prattlers was severely wouuded. The
Boers shelled n camp of Rh.xlesiau horse,
north of Crocodile riv ?r, aud captured the
horses and mules of the squadron.
Up to da'e the Boers hold as prisoners
thirty-nine ollleers, 1,237 men and sixty
two political piisoiu-rs. The total Brit
ish losses since the opening of the cam
pak'ii on Oct.. lii are 222 killed, 8S1
wounded and U7U missing, making a total
of 2,7711. About 4tH) who lire uot ac
counted, Hj- feared, were killed.
Gen. MciPu-n'a second battle foreshad
ows n hard campaign for the British. The
information sent by correspondents con
cerniutf Geu. Joubert's movements Is not
altogether reliable, and engagements may
be looked for in unexpected places,
(Jen. Jouhcrt. in nv.lnterview, declares
the British will be j.eutly wcn'uoil by
their losses, and thai a defensivivnr by
the Boers will result in guerrilla wnrfsre
the British could not long endure.
A dispatch from Rome says many Ital
ians are leaving there to join the Boers.
The Boers in their marches frequently
bait their horses aud disifiount to pray
for divine guidance aud aid. As the sec
ond stflud by th Boers at Gras 1'au was
only ten miles from' where the HVst en
gagement took place, another battle is
expected as soou as the British again ad
DEATH OF GEORGE R. DAVIS.
Director General of World's Fair Ex
pires In I'Ulcuuo.
Col. George R. Davis died at the family
residence, 002 Washington boulevard,
Chicago, Saturday night. At the bedside
were his wife, his two sous, Benjamic
and George R. Davis, Jr., and his four
daughters, Delia, Nellie, Georgia Belle,
Elizabeth Davis nnd the attending phy
siciuns, Drs. Pattou and Foster. '
On Nov. 13 Col. Davis was stricken
with heart trouble aud a specialist was
cor,. ejtoxoE n. davik.
railed at -once. His juuient was found
In a critical condition, but owii.g to his
great vitality rallied oi d for several days
thero was hope of his recovery. On Sat
urday, however, he begun to sink aud an
hour before he passed away he became
Col. Durls wns born in Palmer, Mass.,
tu IS 10. In 1M02 he enlisted and was
mado a enptiiiu iu the Eighth Massachu
setts iiifsutry. Lutoi- he eutred the
cavalry service nnd yns promoted to a
colonelcy. In JS71 he' went to Chicago.
He was director general of the World's
Ituysllnrkes t..r Uuaitiu.
llaron Puul N'ielitiu mff, a represent a-tiv-t-Iltts'.i.
1"hi t'ji country Ixijilk
horses for the Russiu'u uruiy. He has
already sent 1,000 eyiiiae home which ne
secured iu Kentucky e,id Virginia.
Kent 1.13,000 W't t-fls an Hour.
Addition n I tests of he Polluk-Virng
system of leleyrtiphy ' ere made Thurs
day at Chicago. Me nges were sent to
Cleveland ami duck on continuous cir
cuit at tli rale of 1 O.M words an hour,
ond lo Buffalo ut tin; rate of 155,000
wijrds an lioer.
Generals iu Cubu -epoit everything
quiet. Gen. WiUon d vises the with
drawal of roops.
W. J. Murphy has lycn appointed geu
eral manager of the lii.ciunali Southern
HUNT IN NATAL,
MAC ARTHUR ROUTS REBELS.
Occupies Maniruturein and Drives Flit
pinoa Toward Mountnlun.
Manilu advices say that Gen. MncAr
thur's force tins occupied Maugatarem,
west of Bayambaug, In the vsller of tht
Uiu Agnn. Secn Americans who had
escacd from the lustirgents were found
at Mangatarcm. Three other Americani
escaped from the rebels at the same time
The escaping American prisoners say
that four American deserters arc serving
with the Insurgents. The Insurgents re
maining in the west are retreating be
fore MncArthur Into the mountains, drag
ging six cuns. They are in command of
Gen. Alejandro. Maj. Bell is in pursuit
Much interest is manifest In Washing
ton otlicial circles as to the disposition ol
Aguinaldo in case of his capture. Noiiit
persons say that the best solution would
be to put him to death in action. Should
Aguinaldo escape to Hong Kong tht
United States could not as a matter o
right ask for his surrender, ond the Pres
ident would therefore doubtless deter
miuo to leave the Insurgent leader alone
In connection with the disposition ol
TBR SI.iri'K.RV Afit'IVAMlO.
Aguiualdo in case of capture, the authori
ties would have to consider the effect ol
their policy upon the natives.
When the insurrection is finally sub
dued, a civilian or a committee will b
sent to govern the Philippines. The arch
ipelago will be divided iuto four military
departments, the island of Luzon In two,
over which (Sens. Law ton aud MacAr
thttr will probably preside.
Admiral Watson Monday cabled a con
firmation of the reorted surrender of the
entire province of Zainboanga, island of
Mindouao. An unconditional surrender
was made by the natives to '.'ommaudci
Very of the Castlne. Geu. Otis' troops
now occupy .nmboango, which is tha
principal city of the isiaud. The south
ern half of the islund is pacified aud
American uuthority supreme in the dis
trict. Secretary Root aud Secretary Ixing
are elated aud predict that the remnants
of the cative army will melt away with
out offering further effective resistance.
After the last Filipino council of war
at Bayambaug in, the house now occupied
by Gen. MacArOur, the native army
scattered everywhere along the lines of
railroads. Twenty Filipinos captured
ihree aud killed one of a foraging party
of soldiers near Ramhrin. The Americans
punished tho natives by driving the Fili
pinos into the mountains uud burning
At Mnlasiriiii Hie throats of Antonio
Mejia, president of iho town, the vice
president and five members of tho coun
cil were cut because they welcomed the
Americans. The mayor of San Carlos,
who rodo in a carriage with Gen. MacAr
thur, was murdered.
VALUE OF HOBART ESI ATE.
Dead Vice President's Wealth Is Esti
mated at $3,000,000.
It Is estimated that Vice-President Ho
bart left an estate valued at $5,0OO,0O0,
or perhaps more. He curried life Insur
ance with several large companies
amouiiting in tho aggregate to $350,000.
The remains of the late Vice-President
will not be placed under ground, but will
be inclosed in a muss' e. tomb especially
built for their rei-epf'"" in Cedar Lawn
Cemetery. In the meantime tho body
will be left iu the receiving vault at tbs
Paterson Cemetery, where it now lies.
News of Minor Noto
Kentucky tobacco growers want to Ig
nore the trust by selling direct to con
sumers. Body of John Stebbo, Pittsburg, Pa.,
found near the railroad. Relieved he was
During the last fiscal year 14.004 post
masters were appointed, J 3,523 being
Pilot William Durham of the ferryboat
Chicago is held blumablo for the collis
ion nt- New York, iu which five lives
Conflict between colored troops and
Mexican residents, Laredo, Texas, has
mused ' tho Government to temporarily
abandon the gurrisoti.
Christian Endeavorers, Mount Vernon,
N. Y..'nro waxing war on saloons uud
'aAu trial, Paris, has been indefinitely
postponed, iu view of the proposed Gov
Jennie Colemuu committed suicide at
New York. She aiil sliu was once the
wifo of "Lucky" Baldwin of California.
Mauy daring burglaries committed In
the City of Mexico are believed to be the
work of professional American operators.
An American syndicate has bought 70,
000 acres of laud iienr Nueviias, Cuba,
to establish a village for workmen, .
STATE; OF. NEBRASKA
HEWS C,p THE WEEK IN A CON
1 lomas w Tipton, On of this
lt's ,P,t failed states Sen-ttoi-a,
r,., Awity In Washington,
Ufor a illness.
'boinas Ay Tipton, one of NebrisU's
lir 1 1 nited m..i.
I 1 IvH viiri - ! it noil"
2X, after n long illness, lie
I'aiiu, tinio., Aiigiisi a, isii,
was elevtjHl tothntealslaturo of Ohio
'"' lH,t Wfter Soma time sou led in Ne
sa. Hit WBseiPOtd a delegate to the
rasKa ,iHtitutinnRl convention, and
me, in 1 t ln0,i,orof tfie territorial
Oil. SltiMU.,n,1.iw l,rt ui,,,!;,,,! fnr ttin
nnrn .,. . .. .. . ....
rum iry and WMap,M,inied chaplain of tho
i-irs Nebrsk)lanj(tirV), , t,ul.in!l tl
vT iT UnltMd Stales senator from
fs-. te '"m March 4, lSti7 till March 3,
u i1, ,ln,e of Mr- Tll'n
was ..rsnit 00,,!,,,;, n r,.,nlniseenocs of
the p jlitio m Nebraska for Iho state hls
HERE'S A lOOITP SNAITP STDRV
whose farm is on tho
east of U'Nelli
r, twenly-flve miles north-
lolls the bet snake story-
of the .-eason.
One day lasi v eck Mr jk,,.ry Rml Mjss
t an well of niX Cjtyi ,,,,, tI loois?, were
It runs as follows
the river ItnUmn east of (ho
house t irounh
a beautiful natural grove,
e (hey discovered by the
of hundreds of horny lulls
iu the midst of a congress
when all at oi
that they wer
ui lainesniihes ,hHt ,,,,,1 () htJ j 8WM,i0
Ma ooniniitlw,.,, ,ll0 wholl, for csoolllvo
Mr. Berry liii0,0iej , navo a spade in
his hand and w,Ul lt ,Bi(1 nlKMlt ,,,, vKor.
ously right an, Jort. MiM cn(lwP, ag.
listed witli o.l., Wl,, ,he b.,ttu, WM
over hey cmni afi6 (1(iul raU(,slmktV1
ami half its i.n,ly ,llll0 racPs A Brf,ttl
many of the su. ,mJ , ol(,vt
rattles. i bey j.w,,ro ,.xtraordinary
vicious lot ami i,t,ni, or uttompt inR to os
eapnciiiuo sitvaiy ,.,, i,llniders and
fought doggeili) ,ha u.slm, was ex
terniinate,!. Tlt i-rtttU-s, wliiidi nil an or
ililiiuy cigar ho i t.v ,.nt off and nrize
very highly ns nl,mm,',JSf exceedinglv
In speuklti'.' or fij,. experience with tho
rattlers, .Mr. I'.e,.,.v M tl in
some pretty close pi,.,e.s, hut was nev i so
thorou-ihly frighteup,! M vv,tM1 j,o found
himself outlUnki uv u.m, si.nkes on
murder bent. A, fr' Caldwell, Mr.
Berry said he htl j npver geen BS i,raVe a
woman. When fm tiultc was the fiercest
and tlio snake Hi, thickest, and it looked
like a sure rase ol .na bitten, sho neither
screamed iior."alii,d, uut oolly laid them
out with her club,
A peculiar ihinfji about, the matter Is that
a rattlesnake is i aroy ween south or II19
river, while they aiB qttu numerous on
the Hoyd County j,ja Jt s Mr lory's
opinion that tlisr,rol,Sea tho'tlvcr and
were going into w iit-t,;vtera n a den
that is thought to . ha Tit llu.t vic'nil v., A
lug killing was Mia6 near the same place
Rvvt-iai years ago
Omaha Winters Win.
The threatened stri nmong tho 1rl11t
?rs, pressmen, Wessfeeders and book
binders employed ,Jn the j0, p,itin
iiinoss 01 uinana i,as been averted by
iieaceful couferenoe. -i na eli,iovers sub
mitted a proposition offering to split the
niuereiMio wun . ue printers by paying
$18.50 a week tnsteai 0f $17, as demanded.
This proposition wa , At,,r rejected by the
Tyrugraphloal L'nhi , Ha Its rejection In
iursod by the allie ( Mnioii8. The com
mittue from tho unh; , earried mtck (o the
emphi)eis lliafiaat ! I'imatum that nothing
h-ss than the scbedu 0 nrst proposed. $17
per wetk, would I j eonsidorod. They
were rejoiced when tte spokesman of tho
employers Informed ,tbem that the latter
had deeidod 10 pay thj0 g0ale.
Why Lodgn wh'i py.
Siieni.au MoFaddia dietl ot Lushton
after two weeks' MuiisH. ne ;,ied of fever,
tho exacl symptom uf which ai-e not
known, as hu was notUi.naea by a physi
cian, lie and his WIN. Wore both Christian
Scientists and he id In tho faith if not
because of it. 114 wis a son of Capt. J.
McFadden, Kbrdff of Fillmore County.
Both he and his wlfi,, refused to have a
doctor. A Christian Sdieinkt from Lincoln
trealeil him, The local
members of Mod-
ern Woodmen Lodgn
ploy a physician, but
Hsked tliiMii toein-
Milh objeetisl. The
policy of $2,IH0 on th
life of Mch adden
will be contested on thiU account
Must Pay Penal
Tho Wilson trot he
who were found guilt
uud who immediately
led a motion for a
new trial, appeared iu c
ourt at Auburn the
oilier day with their fi
itther, who made a
settlement with the persons
tho money was einbe.led
was then withdrawn
udge Htull refused
Iu discharge the priso
tors, as they hud
been found guilty of a c
Hemp Mill to
I Resume. '
A new nonirany ha
hemp and low uiiii ml 11
k-.elock w hich has
buen idle for the last yealr d will resume
i usmcss. work canuot ,a begun by (be
faotory for about ten moLths, or until the
iw crop rnn oe sown aa 4mrvestcd
ine company win pro:eed at onoe to
secure ieo I uud eoutraut M(ir tha cron.
la Dead. 1
A private dispatch
Texas, announces the deal
;ti of Samuel 11.
EllHut, ex-governor of
city. - Mr. Elbert was
tHorudo, iu that
'Negate of Ne
braska to thu convention
Lincoln for president in
e-'v : 1
Shelton Men liny XfJ
11. J. Robblns and SJ. (
their homes in Shcltou t:
twenty-live cars of shei.
w'ocli they Inleiid feedii
near there. The s lock
growers In New Mcic
Knd of HarrlHl
Tiie Jury in tho lii
guilty. .I0I111 W. Ham.
Geoigo Junes daring the reuni
soiiiiurs ut r.iinwooii lust siinil
killing was Uiu result of a tight'
gan over u game of curds.
Gus Tunk it llolilrego K.
The gas tank under Frank
dry goodt; store ut Holdridge, w
lilies gas to light (he building. I'
aflernouu rooently. doluc soimM
The tank aud geuurator are u wrC 1
UP TO CIVIL COURTS.
Corporal Faire and Prfvated JoM
ens Acquitted by CoqrtmurtiaL J
Cortmrsl John !v Paire and Private
Henry J. Joe: 'tis were m'tpiitle i Nov. 27hjf
(oiirtinartial In umaha of manslaughter,
Ihefpeeillo t-harg being the killing of a
lleeing deserter Pi ivile Siimuel Morgaul
of the Eighth Cavalry.
The shooting occurred at La Platte
Sarpy County, nnd al thu lime the offinialai
i f that con nly decide I that the ends of
jiisiic.o would lie satisfied if (lie military
officials handled (lie case. Gov. Poyntef
ordered ti. attorney general to take Uhi
case up in ti.n event of nn acquittal, bia
excellency holding that as hunt as tlM
coinniiinity was not under military law
the shooting of a fugitive from the guard)
house was nn arbitrary act and a menaca
lo (lie public safuty. .
Jackson tiives an opinion Isa
Case Referred to Illm. j
One of the school directors of the Gagsi
County dislilcl has asked State Supt. Jacax
son whether he would restrain baches'
from reading die bible or singing religious
songs before her class. Mandamus pro
ceedings were recently Instituted in th
district court at Beatrice to compel tin
school board to discontinue the practice o
reading the scriptures 'at the opening ol
school. Supt. Jackson rendered a de
cision which is quite in favor or the bible.'
holding that there Is nothing in the lawaol
Nebraska to prevent simple reading, .with-
out note or comment, or repeating tbs;
Lord's rrayor. ' .
F. C. HILLS DIES OF POISON, i
ItrenkfaNt Tooil with WhicB
Arsenic Had Reen Mixed. .
F. C. Hills of Sionx City, general masM
nger of the Sioux City, O'Neill and Western
Railroad, wlik4li runs from Sioux City td
O'Neill, died Nov. 2i), as a result of eating .
breakfast food In which had licen tnixa4 -powdered
arsenic. His wife also partook
of tho poisoned food, but. It is thought sho
will recover. The food which caused Mr.
Hills sudden death hud been poisoned foi
thu purpose of exterminating mice, andl
was served on thobreukfust table through
the dreadful error of n new servant girl. :
Fined for Helling Whisky.
In the district court at Alnsworili a fet
days ago in the cose of the state against A.
W. Weyrnneh, lha defendant pleaded
ceillv and raid a fine of $100. : We.y ration
was one of the persons Indicted for illegal
whisky selling. Ho Jumped his bail lond,
was brought back from Omaha a few weeks
since and concluded to plead guilty mthee
lliiiu sluud trial.
Nel.f aska Wwtiian H
A statu convention of
Woman Suffrage Assoeiu
the sunalo chaniU'r of the
In Lincoln Nov. 27. 28 and 2.-, Tl
u fair attendance, of delegates fi
counties hi the state ami among tin
outside wete Miss Carrie Chapman
York and Rev. Ida Huelin ot lllinf
Roy's l-ave) Torn by Pog's
Stephen, the 14-year-old 1
Mm. Pu nl Cunningham, - wu
face by a dog at Osceola.
delivering milk at, the 1
Locke, and as he
the dog 31111
jiiiier the care of the
' Omaha's !ly.r Very
An Omaha dispatch on Nov
tliat Mayor F. E. Moores of that city was
lying at bis home in a serious condition,
A little over a week ago he left bis otfios
aud went home unable for duty. Pleuro
pneumonia developed and at times the
condition of the mayor was oonsidered
Nebraska Short Notes. .
Taw nee County wants rural until de
livery. The new depot at Friend will be ready .
for occupancy In about a week. The old
building will be moved to Stoddur'ii
Thayer County. . .
At Lexington, (he county seat of Da . ,'
County, they have a Potuto Growers',
ciutiott and arrangements have been -
pleted for the erection of a cold st
building which will have a capacity o
Outside of the city of North Platte
are now in session In Lincoln Connll
schools. This Is a larger number tlisil
nvrsLjsui una 11
been In session at tins time of too yei-slor
several years and Indicates an added in
terest in educational matters in the county. -
The steam shovel and ballast l-rews
which have been employed at Table Rock
all summer, left last, week and thu gumbo
crow wHl quit next week. The burning of
ballast there has become an Important in
dustry anil duriirg the season employs a
large force of men.
Gr.thi dealers complain that farmers are s
not bringing in enough to keep them busy.
Farmers in Nebraska do not have to rush
their crops 10 market as soon as it Is grown
as they used to do a few years ago.
Notice has been served by tho defeated
justice of tho peace iu a Saline Couuty
precinct that he will contest the election
of his successful rival on the grounds of
the latter having treated during tha
, A ci-ionv of beavers have located 4n the
Elkbom River a short distance east of tho
Oakdale iron bridge, and are constructing
a daui. Trees six inches in diameter -are
being cut down by them and flouted to the
'The parsonuge building habit till spread
ing. The Baptists of Friend are) gutting
ready to put up one to cost $1,200. I
While oiling overhead machinery la the
Burlington planing! mill at PlanisiuouOi ,
David Wlehtman slipped and fell twenty
feet, striking on his bead and shoulder?.
He received internal iniunes wlih.
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