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A GENERAL RESUME OF THE
HAPPENINGS OF A WEEK.
ITALIAN MUST STAND TRIAL
Pasqual Chrlstlano Charged With
Murder of Geneva at Fremont
Others Held In Bond to
Appear as Witnesses.
Pabqunl Chrlstlano muni stand trial
In district court on tlx: charge or mur
dering Tonn Geneva, tin -.Italian who
was killed in u light, tit Fremont not
long go. .lunU'c; Dame Wednesday
morning bound Chrlstlano oyer to the
district court and fixed his IioiiiI at
$!!,000, which ho was unable to give.
All of the Italians who testified at
the preliminary hearing and at. the
coronerV. Inquest, won ordered hehl
hy County Attorney Graham and Jits
tire Dame announced that, they would
have to put up security of $101) each. hu
only three or the witnesses were ainu i
to give bond. The others are locked
up in jail.
The story brought out In Justice
Dame's court was similar to the one
whleli the authorities with a good
deal of "trouble developed at, the In
quest. A big knife and two crude
stilettos, made from Illes or other
pleres of steel to which the Italians
hud access, were exhibited to tlie
eouil". These weapons were found In
the vicinity of the fight anil are the
. ones It is presumed that were used.
Two of them ate still bloodstained.
Christluno's defense will be that the
tight, was a general one and that while
he was Injured, he took no part In 11
with a weapon. Chrlstlano claims
that he was unarmed.
MAY HAVE CLUE TO MURDER.
Verdict In Fritz King Case at Ne
The coroner'e Jury which heard the
evidence of a large number of wit
nesses over the remains of Frit?. King,
whose dead body was round on the
Missouri Pacific tracks at Nebraska
City last. Thursday morning, returned
a verdict that lie came to his death
from cnuHes unknowu to the Jury. The
officers were urged to further inves
tigate, an the evidence was not siifil
eleni, to hold anyone on the charge
of murder, but the Jury were satisfied
that the deceased had been killed and
throvyn upon the track. His skull wnH
crushed and his money all gone. He
was known to have had a large sum
of money on his peiBon the night, be
fore he wiifl killed. The officers are
working upon a clue which they are
eonlldent -will result. In their being
able to arrest one or more of the
guilty parties in a few days.
Big Reward Offered.
The board of supervisors of John-
soli county have offered a reward of
$500 for the capture of the man or
men who took the books in the Cham
berlain bunk cae o tcsrhornfffioe of
beilalu bank case from the office of
the sheriff in tho court, house at Te
cumseh one night last week, and an
additional $50 for the return of (he-
books. Every effort possible hai
been made to find aome clue which
might lead to the apprehension of tho
parties who purloined the books. The
local officers have been hard at work
and a detective from Lincoln has heeu
in that vicinity and at Beatrice, where
Chamberlain Is said U have been
most, of the time since the books
were taken, watching closely for
something that would throw light on
the mysterious affair.
Arrested U. P. Brakemn.
Thursday morning a brakeman
named Pollock was arrested at (Iraud
Island and taken to Omnhn to answer
to the charge of stealing goods from
Union Pacific cars. From the reports
oflbers of the' compuny found some
of the misting goods at Pollock's
home. Seven men will be placed
mule 1 arrest, some of them said to
live hi Grand Island and others are
scattered aloug the line between
Omahu and Grand Island. It. Is ex
peeled that discoveries will be made
which will show where a largo
amount of mlBslng goods of (hu com
pany bag been placed.
Waterworks at Sutton Burn,
At about ono o'clock Wednesday
morning the wntorworkn building at
Sutton was discovered to be on lire.
Prompt action was taken by tho lire
company, but without avail. In "0
minutes the entire building containing
tho pumps and machinery, and uluo
the coal sheds adjoining, worn iu
ruliw. The Ions is estimated at $-00,-000
with uo Insurance. It la generally
bel'uvfd that tho fire was of Incea
OUTRAGE IN ANTELOPE COUNTY.
Enraged Citizens Scouring Country
for Strange Man.
Oakdalo and the entile community
Ik Indignantly astir In nn effort to
capture the man who made an attempt
lo either asauult or kidnap the seven-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs
Alva Monro, who live on a farm ten
miles Houth of that place. II tho guilty
person Ik found he may be handily
dealt with. No description ran be had
of the man, iih he wore a mask, and
the child Is unable lo give any further
Information than thai his skin wan
while, and that the only apparel worn
by him at tho time wan a suit of un
derwear. From what the little girl 1!
able to tell ol tho Incident it is be
lieved that the man was demented or
temporal lly deranged, at bin actions, ,
as described by her, are not those of I
a sane person.
The attack upon the child was made
about fi o'clock Tuesday when she wna
returning to her home from achool, n
dlslnnce of a mile and a half. She
say ! (he man came upon he suddenly,
accosted her and then without warn
ing picked her up in his arms and
hurried her through a nearby corn
flel i. toward the Moore home. She
inaiir.ged to make her escape after a
struggle with the fellow and succeeded
caching the house In an exhausted
cniiclSlloii. bordering almost on uncon
BenusucKs. The man made -his es
cape and has not been seen since.
Hotel Burned at Sterling.
About eight o'clock Thursday even
ing fire destroyed the Commercial
hotel at .Sterling, burning the struc-
turn completely to the ground. Most
of the contents, however, were saved
with .light damage by water. Tho
building was the property of Joseph
Swa'low. He considered It worth $2,
50(1, and bad $1,500 insurance? A de
fective Hue wub tho cause of the blaze,
and the Hie had quite n little start
before discovery. Tho most urgent
effort were required to save tho store
of Charles Klrkwood adjoining, and
two residences noarby, owned by Mrs.
Robbers Secure Valuable Furs.
At the Western Fur Company, Mi!
South Sixteenth street, Omaha, bur
glars Thursday night stole $1,200
worth of furs and $14.r0 in money.
The. police think that the burglars
broke in the vear Tvlndow, but. the
proj rletor thlnkH that one of them
who came up as a customer Wednes
day afternoon, hid iu the establish
ment and broke Into the fur storage
j looms al ter closing hours. The fur
company was robed of $700 worth of
furs last December.
Seventy-five Years Wed.
Mr. and Mrs. William Jones, who
reside near Ilulo, are supposed to be
the eldest married couple in. the nlate.
Mr. Jones Is 97 years of age and Jils
wife Is two years older. They -were
married in Jackson county, Ohio, and
a few days ago celebrated their
seventy-fifth wedding anniversary
They have throe sons living, aged
respectively 08, CO and G7 years.
The recent disastrous storms liar
emphasized the necessity of protection
hgatnst Are; lightning and tornado.
A good company for farmers to Insure
in Is the Farmers & Merchants of Lin
coln. Their policies are easy to un
derstand and prompt settlements arc
made after adjustment of claims.
Thousands of satisfied customer)
have received benefits.
Farmers should all have telephones
Write to us and learn how to get tun
best servlco for the least raonoy. Ne
braska Telephone Company, 18th and
Douglas streets, Omaha. "Use the
Cuming county Is getting out. a new
Two feet, of snow roportcd during
the week nt points wost of Chadron,
A flue new school house Is nearlng
completion at Irwin, Cherry county,
The Farmers' Stato bank has boon
incorporated at Altoona, Wayne Co.
The Winside Tribune figures that
I he primary election cost Wayne
court y $llu a vote,
O. W. Cutnhall raised COO bushels of
potatoes on three acres up In Cherry
The Nebraska Telephone Company
ha reduced Its rates between Norfolk
II ButtlnguuH of Valentino lost 11
stacks of grain by lire. Sparks from
a isi h slug euglue.
A revival meeting at Central City
gathered In during the past, week
about lift converts.
(V-usldorablo diphtheria prevails in
the country about Winner. Two or
three deaths are roporteul.
Dealers at Plattu Center are paying
Ifi cenls for now ear corn. They are
offering a little more for now shelled.
William Bolls and Henry Martens
uve having the gas light hystem In
stalled In their places of business at
Douglas, down lu Otoe county,
I wis quite crimped up over tho little
tornado that Min4 that place during
the pl w
SUFFRA6ETEES AT IT AGAIN
CAUSE ANOTHER SENSATION IN
BRITISH HOUSE OF COMMONS.
Portions of Grille in Ladies' Gallery
Had to be Removed. With
London, ISng. Suffragette disturb
ances havo driven the government to
the unusual course of temporarily
closing the strangers' and ladles' gal-
lorieH In the house of commons. This
was announced by the speaker iu re
sponse to a question from Premier
Asquith and Mr. Balfour, the loader of
the opposition, as parliament was ad
journing Wednesday night.
During the evening, while the house
;was discussing tho licensing bill, a
sensation was caused by the display
of a placard and sudden shrill cries
from the ladles' gallery, demanding
votes for women, while simultaneous
ly a bundle of handbills fluttered down
from the strangers' gallery at the op
posite end of the chamber, and a man
shouted protests against "Injustice to
Attendants hurried to the galleries
and tho male offender was uncere
moniously ejected, but from tho ladles'
gallery sounds wore heard of a des
perate struggle. Two suffrasettes had
firmly chained themselves to the grille
and resisted for a time all efforts at
The scene was watched with amaze-
nient from the floor of the house, but
finally the suffragettes were dragged
from their posts, but only after por
tions of the grille were removed with
Ten minutes later there was an
other dramatic scene, a man in the
'strangers' gallery flinging another
bundle of bills down upon the house
and shouting "Why don't you give
women votes and relieve the unem
ployed?" Attendants rushod upon him but he
.resisted fiercely an nttompt to carry
him bodily from tho gallery. After a
desperate struggle, the attendants
succeeded in ejecting tho man. About
the same time a large body of suf
fragettes made a demonstration out
side the parliament building and 15
Missouri River Rate Case Up.
Chicago. Arguments In the Missouri
river Jobbers' rato case woro begun
here Friday before United Statos Cir
cuit Judges Grossoup, Baker and Sea
man. Tho cause of tho petition of the
railroads Is the ordor of the Interstate?
Commerce commission, which be
comes effective on November 10, un
less set asido, granted sovcral month?
ago, following a petition of tho Mis
souri river jobbers for a reduction of
tho through rates iu existence from
the Atlantic seaboard to the Missouri
After Insurance Combine.
Llttlo Rock, Ark.- Seventeon Insur
mice compnnles aro named as defeu
dnnts Iu a suit tiled In the circuit
court bore Friday by Attorney Gon-
oral Klrby sucking the cancellation
of licenses and the assessment of pen
tittles aggregating $1,190,000. It is al
loguil hy tho attorney general that
tho companies named have violated a
legislative act prohibiting the forma
tlou of a combine to tlx and maintain
rates or the couiuiIshIoiih to bo paid
' Hoffman House Manager Dead.
New York, John P Cuddnguii,
lessee and manager of the Hoffman
house ulncn ltt, died horo Thursday
ullht after an lllnudri of noverul
WOULD SEE THE BALLOTS.
Louis primary Fraud Case Before
Jefferson City, Mo. There was a
great array of legal talent in the su
preme court Friday to argue the pro
ceedings involving the right of the St.
Louis grand Jury to open the ballot
boxes' containing ballots cast nt the
August primary In a search for evi
dence of fraud. Originally the su
premo court Issued a temporary writ
of prohibition restraining Judge Tay
lor of the court of criminal correction
from issuing an order directing the
election commissioners to deliver the
ballot boxes to the grand Jury.
Attorney General Hadley, Circuit At
torney Sager of St. Lguis, David A
Ball and Fred W. Lehman of St. Louis
all presented legal arguments asking
that, the writ of prohibition be dls
missed to tho end that the grand jury
may proceed with its investigation.
The opposition was represented by
Judge C. Orrtck Bishop and Hugh C.
Brady of St. louls.
The legal point involved Is whether
the primary election law Is an qlec
Hon law under tho memimgi-of. tht
pniiwMfntlnn Nn r.nlninn In Bin case. Is
oxpwted under two or three tfeeks.
Kansas Murderers Sentenced.
Independence, Kun. Henry Beliner,
couvlcted of the murder of Tobias
Sawyer while Inflamed with the belief
that Sawyer had ruined his daughter,
was Thursday sentenced to life Im
prisonment. A similar sontence was
pronounced on William Llpsey, who
went with Beliner to Sawyer's home
when the shooting occurred. Llpsey
served a term in the Kansas peniten
tiary whon a youug man.
A Senatorial Primary Void.
Blsmurk, N. D. Members of the leg
islature will not be compelled to carry
out their pledge to vote for the suc
cessful candidnte at the primary sen
atorial election next Tuesday. The
supreme court Thursday decided as
unconstitutional tho Pledge feature of
the primary law as It relates to tho
popular election of United States sen
ators, but upholds the law providing
for the vote.
St. Louis Terminal Hearing.
St. Louis. Interstate Commerce
Commissioner Harlan Friday con
cluded the hearing on the terminal
situation in St. Louis and announced
that before coming to a decision tho
commission would receive briefs on
the 'matter involved from any shipper
after which it would recommend what
ever changes may be necessary.
Washington Burying Ground Restored.
Richmond, Va. The old Washington
burying ground at Wakefield, in West
moreland county, has been completely
restored, according to u report mado
at a meeting of the Society of Colonial
Dames of Virginia, held bore Thurs
day. The graveyard is now inclosed
by a concroto wall with Iron gates and
Is iu charge of a caretaker.
American Dentist Oead in China.
at. Louis, Mo. A cablegram was
received hero Thursday announcing
the death lu Shnnghal. China, of Or,
J. Ward Hall, ono of the most noted
dentists in tho Orient. Dr. Hall wnu a
brother of Dr. Willis Hall and a hdii
of Dr. William Terry Hall of Plqua, O.
Tho doath of the dentist was causej
A Dishonest Lawyer Sentenced..
Now York, William Fllctner, a law
yer with olllcoH lu Wall street, wns
sentenced Friday to ohe year's Impris
onment In the penitentiary for grand
larceny, Fllctner Is tit years old and
hart boon ptoiulnout as a churchman,
HIS PRESTIGE GONE
POSITION OF CHANCELLOR VON
MAY BE FORGED TO RETIRE
Cannot Forgive Incident In Which Ha"
Figures, and Which Has Made
Country Something of
Chancellor von Buelow's position ap
pears to be almost untenable. Far
and wide throughout the German em
pire the newspapers of all parlies dis
cuss with varying degrees of mock
ery, amazement and regret, the gov
ernment's explanation of how what
purported to he enormously important
utterances of the emperor affecting;
three great powers, passed through
the hands or tne chancellor and. a
long line of foreign people without
seemingly having been considered by
any of them or read by most of
those responsible for the delicate for.
The emperoc fully coudoues Prince
von Buelow's part iu the affair, but
the chancellor's authority and pres
tige with the country have beeen so
shaken that he may again ask the em-
porer lo relieve him. The radical lib
eral and socialist journals utilize the
event to urge upon the country a de
mand for a ministry responsible to
the parliament p.nd the people.
THE WOMAN IN BLACK ASTIR
Tecumseh Nervously Inclined Women.
Nervously inclined women and
children of Tecumseh, Neb., have
been terrorized of late by a "woman
in black," who is reputed lo have fol
lowed, or chased, them to their homes.
Friday night. Olden Beatty, son of
John Beatty, shot twice at what ho
supposed to be the strange creature,
using a revolver Young Beatty says
as soon as he shot the "woman," who
had been following him, -dropped to
the ground. He ways there is in
doubt but that the party is a man
masquerading iu foinlnlne attire and
" , -- -" ,u, "
8cl ouc 01
After the shooting the
character arose from the walk and
ran away, and cung Beatty says he
could see men's clothing below " the
skirts that were held up to allow the
fellow to run. The people are won
dering what fellow is doing the mas
querading, and are -wondering if he
will care to continue the work and
take chances at getting a dose of
NIGHT WATCHMAN MURDERED.
Ralston of Weeping Water
Shot by Tramps.
C. A. Ralston, night watchman at
Weeping Water, Neb., was shot and
Instuntly killed shortly before
o'clock Sunduy evening by one of two
men whom he vas trying to arrest.
The men, strangers, and supposedly
tramps, escaped. Ralston was an oi l
residents there and highly regarded.
The suspicious actions of the two
men was called to the attention of
Watchman Ralston while they were In
a restaurant. When they left the
placo he followed them lo the Mis-
ourl Pacific yard and asked thorn
their business. As far as can bo
learned they refused to give any sat
isfactory uccouut, of themselves and
moved toward the coal chutes of Him
Missouri Pacific railroad. Ralston at
tempted to arrest them, but ono drow
a revolver and shot the watchmau,
death resulting almost instantly.
Tomato Crop Was Hummer.
Grandpa Dougherty or Brownville
precinct, near Auburn, after losing
nearly all of his first planting of to
matoes, sold 80 bushels and would
have sold 800 bushels more had the
frost .held off a little longer. He puts
out but five acres and though he Is
70 years of age ho did the work all
alone. James Flanigau, who farms iu
Glen Rock precinct, finished market
ing his crop of squashes and found
that he had a little over S2 per aero
for bis work.
Political Quarrel Fatal.
In a political quarrel nt Foraker,
Okla., Sunday Frank S. Seward, a
prominent merchant and local demo
cratic committeeman, shot and iu
ctantl.v; killed John Milam, a well
known farmer of Pawliuska, Okla. The
shooting occunv I In Seward's store,
Milam was a republican, The men
became engaged in a heated political
debate, Suddenly Sowuvd drew hbi
revolver ami fired live shots Into Mb
inin's head. Milam had been prominent
lu 0ugo Indian uffnlrs,