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Entered at theNorthPl&tte (Nebraska) postoffice as
Oscar "Wilde will take his first
month's exercise on the treadwheel
sixhours daily, making an ascent
of 6,000 feet: twenty minutes on
continuously, then five minutes'
Those who expect to be candi
dates for office before the republi
can convention and desire to let
people know such, are invited to
send their announcement to this
office and they will be published
without charge. If this is complied
with the people will have an op
portunity to know who are and who
are not candidates.
Senator Murphy, of New York,
has presented our own and only
BillAUenta splendid $2,000 pony
It was an old writer who said "be
ware of the Greeks when they come
bearing gifts," and Nebraska's
cyclone senator should make the
application. By the way thisindi-
vidual is proving himself as thrifty
a fellow as the best of them, with
his congressional junketings ac
companied by members of his
family, presents, etc.
A curious decision has just
been given by the English courts
with regard to bank checks. Many
people regard a paper of this char
acter as a kind of bank-note, and
take their time about cashing it or
entrusting it to a bank for collec
tion. The British tribunals now
decree that the keeping of a check
for two days before depositing it in
a bank constitutes an act of negli
gence, which, it the Dank tails in
the meantime, debars the holder
from recovering" the amount from
the drawer of the check.
The Telegraph assures us that
"the rank and file will take a hand
in the convention this fall," which
simmered down means that the
Telegraph is the '-rank, and file"
and the editor has the "winning-
ticket" stuffed down in his vest
pocket. The Telegraph is playing
Jonah to the republican party, and
the chances are he will be spewed
out of the campaign prior to elec
tion. Reference to Colonel Hill's
past political affiliations proves
that his "stalwart republicanism"
is in a great measure propagated
Colonel, Ellingham labors uilder
the impression that harmony does
not exist within the republican
ranks of the county, but he will,
when the convention assembles,
find that all is as a love-feast. The
Colonel dwells upon this particular
theme with a view of making weak
kneed republican brothers, if any
such there are. believe that the
party is so badly split up that suc
cess is impossible. A ticket com
posed of clean, reliable and
competent republicans will be
nominated this fall, and no efforts
which the pops can put. forth will
defeat a single republican on the
ticket. The Colonel continues to
whistle to keep up courage,
The Tribune has ten dollars to
donate to the person who can name
a solitary individual who held a
last year or at any time during the
past ten years. If the editor of the
Era and ot the Telegraph think
that a caucus has recently been
held in this office they should give
the names of the persons who
attended, together with plausible
proof, and then call and get their
money. "Will they do it? Not much.
The report that a caucus had been
held is a barefaced lie, and was cir
culated through the fake Era solely
for political purposes. The Tri
bune is not a "rinsr" organ and
never was such. Several years ago
it refused to do the bidding" ot a
few self-constituted republican
leaders, who desired to form a
"ring" and as a result it has not
been in favor with them since. The
Tribune has no preferred candi
date for any county office, and is
content to leave the matter entirely
with delegates sent to the nominat
ing convention, believing that they
will select men -who will need no
defense as to the personal char
acter and peculiar fitness for the
offices for which they have been
A RECONSTRUCTED Iowa "gold
bug" democrat proposes this solu
tion ot our cufrency ques tion. "We
fear, however, it would not prove
altogether satisfactory to our pop
ulist lrethr,en: "Let the govern
ment receive silver bullion without
limit, at the market price, and issue
therefore silver certificates, payable
on demand in silver bullion or coin,
but always at full value ' as mea
sured in gold. These silverjcertif
icafces, always payable in full gold
value, would float side by side with
gold coin or certificates. They
would Tie of equal value and readily
interchangeable. The government j
would lnsp nn anv decline in the.
price of silver, and would gain by
any increase. The larger use of
silver, thereby, would probably
enhance the price. Any probable
loss from a rWUnp in the orice of
silver would be more than compel
sated for bv advantage ot a
f . - j
stable currency. So long" as it is
necessary to issue a credit money
let it consist of plain greenbacks
promises to pay; let them be re
deemable in either gold, gold certi
ficates or silver certificates
at the option of the govei
ment: or make them convertible
into a two per cent government
bond an inter-convertible bond
which may be exchanged for the
greenbacks again upon demand of
W VJ A.
the Holder. Such currency would
maintain itself without the aid of
any srold reserve. It would admit
of all the silver in the country being
used as money and made available
at once without waiting for its
coinage. ;lt would give us free
silver without giving the silver bul
lion syndicates a chance to sandbag
the government out of 100 per cent
on all the silver they turned over to
it" " "
"Who hath riot wheels in his head,
nay, continually in all his thoughts
is not "in it.'" He is an alien to
the upper 400 and to the lower
40,000,000. The candy-store man
decorates his window with a sac
charine wheel, the dry goods man
displays ajvtieel with, silken spokes
and a linen tire. The newspapers
display wheels in their advertising
columns, talk wheel in their news
columns.and discuss wheels editori
ally. The preacher and the lawyer,
the doctor and the undertaker, the
banker and the board of trade man,
the "kid," innocent, of course, of
Matron and maid, and he who goos
In the fall strength of youth
all are awheel. Says Mr. Oldtime
to Dr. Up-to-Date: "Who attends
to your patients wnne vou riae a
wheel through the parks?" "Have
not any patients," says the doctor;
"just put my patients on a wheel
and they ride away from me." The
medical interview now runs thus-
wise: "bee your tongue.' um,
rather pasty. Stagnant liver. Get
a wheel. Two dollars, please."
The sewipgMachine factories, are
being converted into wheel lactones;
on every bloc,. . even in the store
keeping streets that intersect the
residence districts, the seller and
repairer of wheels is found, and
even thus the demand is not sup
plied. The American of to-day . is
taking to the wheel as naturally as
the South Sea Islanders, of whom
HermaA Melville wrote so charm
ingly in Typee, take to the water.
We have gone bevond the age of
stream; this is the era of the wheel.
Rev. Anna H. Shaw, of Boston,
who spoke at the woman's congress
in San Francisco lately, favored
havintr women, on the police forces
of large cities. "There has been
one office I have longed for," said
she, "and that is the office of police-
What we want in San Fran-
and every other city in the
countrv is crood women on the
police board. ' If they were there,
there would not be one-thousandth
part of the immorality."
A splendid rain visited this region
Thursday. W-e- also had a good
downpour Saturday. Tliis is'en-courasrine-
esoeciallv to those hav-
ing in small grain.
O. J. and O. W. Heel went to
Blakeman, Kansas, last Monday to
visit their sister at that place. -B.
A. Wilson accompanied them. They
made the trip in a spring wagon.
Miss Wiberg, from Ogden, Iowa,
is visiting1 her father and brothers.
There is considemble stealing
being done around this quarter in
houses not occupied at present.
They had better beware, as people
are not always Asleep, and the
guilty parties may be caught soon.
A number of the boys went up to
the Brick school house last Satur
day to- engage in ball playing, but
the rain interfered with the game
in the afternoon.
School at White Plains, taught
byO. W. Heel, closed May 25th
with picnic In the forenoon the
regular studies ;were carried on and
after a sumptuous dinner which
most of the neighborhood were
there to partake of, school was
called to order and the remainder
of the afternoon was spent in recita
tions by the scholars and singing,
Mrs. A.-E. Moore furnished some
instrumental music on the organ,
and Will Marr on the violin. Al
together they had a very enjoyable
time. The teacher gave the schol
ars a hearty treat of candy and
peanuts and they went home feel-
msr that thev had spent a prontaoie
five months' term of school.
Miss Katie Crabtree returned
home from school at Iforth Platte
'rne Misses Bee. ana Jessie sanies
from North Platte are visiting their
grandparents, Mr., and Mrs. W. H.
The Misses Mary and Anna Wi
berg and brother Sam made a trip
to the Platte Saturday. C. H.
Chief Justice Puller Hands Down the
Opinion of the Supreme Court,
GOYEElfMENT WINS ITS SUIT
Wilson Bni Went Into Effect August 20,
Notwithstanding: the Law Itself Fixed
the Date as August 1 National
Washington, June 3. Chief Justice
Puller handed down the opinion of the
supreme court in the case of the United
States vs. Burr & Hardwick, involving
the date when the present tariff law
went into effect. The decision was
that this did not occur until Aug. 20,
1894, when the bill became a law, not
withstanding the law itself fixed the
data as Ausr. 1. The case was regarded
by the government as one of great im
portance, and by special arrangement
was advanced to a speedy hearing. The
Justice Gray announced the decision
of the court in the case of Henry Hilton
and others against Guyot, liquidator of
the estate of Fortin & Co., involving
the validity of foreign judgments, re
versing the decision of the court below
and remanding the case for trial in the
circuit court of the Southern district of
Reports of British Consuls.
Washington. June 3. Reports of
British consuls stationed in the United
States to the British foreign office have
been received, showing a wide range of
subjects on which that government is
kept informed. Mr. W. W. Seagrave,
British consul at Baltimore, submits an
interesting summary of the Maryland
and Baltimore ship canal project. Cap
tain Clephertan, consul at Philadelphia,
reports on the revival of trade through
out the United States. Mr. A. R. Hark-
ness, vice consurat Charleston, S. C.
reports on the recent gold discoveries in
Washington's Sick 1.1st.
Washington, June 3. Miss Dodge's
condition remains about the same. She
has not trained any strength since her
relapse yesterday morning. General
Pleasanton is much better. Representa
tive Hitt is doing fairly well. The hot
weather does not affect him seriously.
KANSAS SILVERITES TO MEET.
Conference of White Metal Advocates to
Be Held In Topeka, June 18.
Topeka, June 8. A. C. Shinn of Ot
tawa, vice president for Kansas of the
American Bimetallist league, has issued
a call for a conference of Kansas free sil
ver men, to be held in Topeka, Tuesday,
June 18. Under this call the friends of
free silver at the ratio of 16 to 1 of all
political parties are invited to partici
pate in the conference. The call was
made under the name of the American
Bimetallic league so that the silver men
of Kansas can throw aside their parti
sanship and unite in the interest of free
coinage of silver. It is reported that
this conference will, among other
things, discuss the advisability of form
ing a distinctly "currency reiorm party. '
Iowa Silverites Active.
Des Moines, June 3. Free silver
Democrats will hold a state convention
here on Wednesday and the Populists
one on Thursday. There is some talk
of a combination between them in the
interests of the white metal.
Oregon Short L,lno Receivership Cnse.
PortIiAND, June 3. The Oregon Short
Line receivership case came up in the
United States circuit court today on the
application of the American Loan and
Trust company, who ask that the re
ceivers of the Union Pacific be ordered
to turn over the railroads and property
of the Oregon Short Line and Utah
Northern to Receiver John M. Egan. A
hearing will also be heard on the appli
cation of John F. Dillon for certain
modifications of the order heretofore
made, that is the order by which Egan
was appointed receiver here by Judge
Gilbert last March.
Refused the Injunction.
f Chicago, June 3. Judge Showalter,
in tne united btates court, rendered, a
decision today in the demurrer of the
reorganization committee of the whisky
trust to the bill of injunction of the
Central Loan and Trust company for an
injunction under the bond mortgage.
The court held that the property in the
Hands or tne receiver was Deing con
served and that it was subject to the
mortgage loan; that there was no allega
tion that the receiver would not con
serve the property. The court there
fore Tefused the injunction prayed for.
Cordage Trust Receivers.
Boston, June 3. In the United
States circuit court this morning Judge
Colt appointed John L Waterbury and
William E. Strong as receivers of the
United States Cordage company on pe
tition of E. Rollins Morse of this city as
representative of the creditors. It has
been known for sometime that the com
pany was in financial difficulties, and
the appointment of receivers was not
I Archbishop Kenrlck Deposed.
ox. IjOuis, june o. iixcnDisnop jxcii-
j- -r ft t., TT
rick of St. Louis has been deposed by
the pope, and the Most Rev. John F.
TTmn has been appointed in his stead.
Postponed to Labor Day.
Sioux City, June 3. The LeMars-
Sioux City road race has again been
nostooned to Labor Day. the roads be
South Dakota Favored.
Pierre, June 3. Last night 3.4 inches
ef rain fell, making a total for this year
of 10.26 inches, as asrainst 7.62 for last
Drowned In Salt Crce!c
Lincoln, June 3. Miss Minnie Blado,
the 16-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. John Blado, was drowned in Salt
Victoria, June 3'. Admiral Stephen
son has decided that it will be necessary
for prosecution in admiralty to bo
brought against the sealer Shelby, ar
rested by the cutter Corwin, in order to
formally vindicate the schooner, because
of Great Britain's refusal to renew the
agreement during the closed season.
This course is recognized as necessary
to enable the Shelby' -to claim
damages from the American govern
ment through the British home office.
The sealskins seized with the schooner
were yesterday surrendered by the ad
miralty unconditionally to Captain
Highest of all in Leavening
THREE TRAINMEN ARE KIIXED.
Accident to a Burlington Repair Train
Edisox, Neb., June 8. Three men,
comprising a repairing crew irom juc
Cook, were killed three miles from here.
They were the engineer, fireman and
brakeman. The traSc of the road had
been undermined by heavy rains and
the engine of the repair train plunged
into a gully without warning. The
dead men are named Jeffries, Rowell
and Lundy. The full esfcent of the dis
aster cannot be learned.
The train was manned by a pile-
driver crew, consisting of about 12 men,
and had been sent out to repair the
track. Besides the three men killed an
other was reported to have been iniured
but how seriously is not known.
wreoking train was sent out from Mo-
Cook, but has not reported yet.
Cattlemen Well Organized.
Denver, June 3. The cattle growera
of Eagle, Routt and Garfield counties
m nor tn western uoioraao as a lomc
meeting have adopted resolutions posi
tively forbidding the sheep owners from
driving their sheep through that conn
try. The cattlemen are well organized
and determined and there will be seri
ous trouble if Mr. Jack Edwards of
Wvominc persists in his purpose of
driving his flock of 40,000 sheep south
to the Rio Grande railroad instead of
north to the Union Pacific.
SToshcr's Health Is Good.
Sionx Fatxs, S. D., June 3. War
den Phillips of the state penitentiary
yesterday stated that the report in the
Lincoln papers to the effect that Charles
W. Mosher. the Lincoln, Neb., bank
wrecker, was rapidly losing his health,
is incorrect. He says that Mosher i3
apparently enjoying good health and
will doubtless remain healthy until his
sentence of five year3 expires, which
will be in 21 months. Fifteeu months
will be cut off the sentence for good
Iowa Census Report Slow.
Des Moines, June 3. Very few cen
sus reports have reached the office of
the secretary of state, where they are
to be compiled. From unofficial re
turns and estimates the population of
of the state is placed above 2,000,000.
The census of Des Moines is not com
plete, but the population is placed at
70,000, against 52,100 in 1890. Frank
W. Bicknell will become superinten
dent July 1, at which time steady
work cn the returns will begin.
Orgaalze For a Shorter Day.
Pittsburg, Juno -3. The Union La-
oor league or western .fennsylvania
was organized here out of 40 local labor
unions, with a membership of 40,000.
President William J. Smith of the flint
glass workers was elected president.
The object of the league is to establish
au 8-hour day and increase the price of
labor, another object is to make Pitts
burg the headquarters for all national
Fought Over a Woman.
Des Moines, June 3. Lew Werner
stabbed and fatally injured Charles
Bingham in a saloon row. Bingham
was taken to the hospital and will die.
Werner is a tough character and the
two young men got into the fight over
a woman, iutaougn tne auair occurred
in the sight of 50 people Werner made
Drowned While Bathing.
Eldora, la., June 3. George L.
Knox, an inmate of the Iowa industrial
school, was drowned in the Iowa river
while in bathing. Over 40 of the boys
were together, and Knox was drowned
before any of his commrades could
reach him. He was 17 years old and
came to the school from Mason City.
How Missouri Democrats Stand.
Sedalia, Mo., June 3. The Democrat
printed letters from 62 of the 114 county
Democratic central chairmen of the
state, showing that 58 are unqualifiedly
in favor of the free coinage of silver and
gold at the ratio 16 to 1; one is against
such coinage and three are noncom
Drowned in tlio River.
Des Moines, June 3. John Harvey,
stenographer for Gatch. Connor &
Weaver, lawyers, was drowned while
swimming in the river with Ed Brown,
a young lawyer, iormeriy oi umaaa.
The body has not been recovered. Har
vey was 23 years old and unmarried.
Settled a Drench of Promise.
St. Louis, June 3. Fred Jones, col
ored, was shot and killed by Carrie
Harding, a 20-year-old negress, whom
he had refused to marry. She gave
herself up to the police. Jones was a
single man, 38 yeara old.
Consul Ballard Is Dead.
Washington, June 3. The state de
partment has been informed of the
death of William J. H. Ballard, United
States consul of Hull, England. No
particulars are given. The vice consul
took charge of the office.
Bonaparte Is Acquitted.
Pender, Neb., June 8. Charles Bon
aparte, who killed Henry M. Rice in an
Indian quarrel at the Winnebago
agency four weeks ago, was acquitted
in Justice Downs' court. He pleaded
Illinois Crops Ruined.
Springfield.HIs., June 3. The Mon
itor says that the wheat, corn and hay
crops in central Dhnois will be failures,
and that the harvest will scarcely pay
the cost of putting in these crops.
Murderer landed In Jail.
Henderson, Ky., June 3. Morgan
Black, who killed George Fisher at
Walnut Bottom, Ky., was arrested and
brought here and placed in jail. i
No Changes In Omaha Rates.
Chicago, June 3. The executive of
ficers of the Western line3 had a long
session ever Omaha freight rates, but
made no changes in anything.
3Irs. Cleveland Expected at Buzzard Ray
Buzzards Bay, June 3. Mrs. Cleve
land and the children are expected at
Gray Gables ia a few days.
Power. -Latest U. S. Gov't Report
AlARTI ALIVE AND WELL
Kcpjflts From Cuban Sources That
the Insnvgenl leader Still Lives.
BEJ0I0DTG IT KEY WEST.
Cubans Take a Holiday and Celebrate the
Event With a Parade and Appropriate
Addresses Spanish Lieutenant
Deseru Foreiga Jfews.
Key West, June 3. A dispatch re
ceived here from Havana says that a
lieutenant of the civil guard, who was
acting chief of police at Puerto Principe,
has deserted. He succeeded in getting
on board a pilot boat, from which he
was transferred to a steamer bound for
'Liverpool. The cause of his desertion
is his fear of beingbrought to justice by
the captain general, Marshal Campos,
who is known to have been displeased
at the lieutenant's action in exceeding
the limits of his authority while pursu
ing tho band of insurgents commanded
by Maurice Montejo.
There was great rejoicing here last
night among the Cubans when a'tele
gram from Benjamin Guerra stating
that Jose Marti is alive was received,
and in order to celebrate the event a
meeting of Cnbans was called for mid
night at the San Carlos theater. The
news that Marti was well in health was
received with loud cheering, and ad
dressed were made by a number of
prominent Cubans. Later the Cubans
formod in line, and with a band at their
head, paraded tho streets until daylight,
cheering for Marti and indulging in
other manifestations of noy In addi
tion the Cubaus have decided to take a
holiday today, and as none of them will
work nearly all the cigar factories will
ENGLAND AND YENEZUIXA,
O facial News Regarding tho Controversy
New York, June 3. Official' news
regarding the controversy between Eng
land and Venezuela has just reached
this city, and is made public through
the Venezuelan yellow book. This
volume is the report of the minister of
foreign affairs to the national govern
ment and correspondence with our state
department. It contains full details of
Venezuela's attitude toward England's
movements in the Guayanas.
Referring to the boundary controversy
it first calls attention to the fact that
the congress of the United States has
done its utmost to bring the question
to arbitration; in fact has even gone so
far as to request England to settle the
dispute in this way. It also states that
the press of Venezuela and all English
corporations doing business there have
also endeavored to ring about the same
end. Even the pope has interested him
self in the controversy and ofTered hia
The report closes with these signifi
cant words: "After having explained
all the measures taken by tho present
government in this important matter
from the day of its inauguration the
English have not advanced one step into
the territory of the republic, and it is
impossible for them to do so without
having a collision with the Venezuelan
Captain General ot Madrid Shot.
Madrid, June 8. A sensation- has
been caused here by the shooting of the
captain general of Madrid. A lieuten
ant in the army has for some time past
been paying his addresses to the captain
general's daughter; and today he re
quested her hand in marriage. He was
refused and hot words were exchanged,
resulting in the lieutenant drawing a
revolver and shooting the captain gen
eral. Mission Property Destroyed by Rioters.
Shanghai, Juno 3. Intelligence has
been received that between May 29 and
31 the French Catholio and English and
American missionary property at Ching
Too, capital of the province of Szech
uen, western China, was destroyed by
rioters. The missionaries are reported
to be safe in the official reports.
More Might Have Been Rescued,
Manzanillo, June 3. Survivors of
the Colima disaster who have reached
here say that Captain Pitts, of the
steamship San Juan, should have cruised
at least two days longer on the discov
ery of the wreck ani believe that a
good many others could have been
picked up that have since perished.
Discussed Cuban Affairs.
Madrid, June 3. The cabinet at a
meeting today discussed the situation of
affairs in Cuba, and decided to await
the decision of Captain General Marshal
Martinez de Campos before sending any
British Mediterranean Squadron.
Beyrout, June 3. The British Medi
terranean squadron, consisting of 17
Vessels, has arrived 1ere.
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