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title: 'The Conservative [microform]. (Nebraska City, Neb.) 1898-1902, August 18, 1898, Page 13, Image 13',
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1850 Honoro do Bnlznc , French novelist , dlod
in Paria ; born 1700.
1S01 The great comet appeared ; noted for Its
great dimensions ; the war had just begun ,
and the comet was considered u bad union.
IfcCC President Johnson proclaimed a Mate of
peace , and this is judicially t alien us thu
end of the war.
ISCfl Ann Sophia Stephens , American novelist ,
died ; born at Derby , Conn. , 1S1U.
lSS8-Soth Green , "father of the fishes , " dird
at Rochester ; born there 1815.
l&ro Guinry hotel , in Denver , destroyed by
an explosion followed by fire ; 25 deaths.
1807 AiiRiolillo , the assassin of Senor Cunovas ,
prime minister of Spain , executed at San
This Date In History Aug. 21.
1702 Lady Mary Wortley Montagu , noted for
eccentricity and letters from Turkey , died ;
1703-William IV of England born ; died 18S7.
l OS Jules Micholot , nn eminent French his
torian and writer , born in Paris ; died 1874.
1878 Ex-Queen Maria Christina of Spain , con
sort of Ferdinand VII and mother of Isa
bella II , died.
1883 Tornado in Minnesota ; 80 lives lost.
1&8G Fire in San Francisco destroyed $2,000,000
worth of property.
1800 Guatemala and Salvador signed a treaty
180& Dr. C. C. Raue , distinguished physician ,
teacher and author , died in Philadelphia ;
This Date In History Aug. 22 ,
1485 Battle of Bosworth and death of Richard
III ; end of the Plantagcnot dynasty and
beginning of the Tudor with Henry VII.
1752 William Winston , translator of Josephus ,
died in London , aged 85.
1818 Warren Hastings , noted governor general
of India , died nt Daylosford , Worcester
shire , aged 85.
1844 George Washington Do Long , American
naval officer and arctic explorer , born in
New York city ; died in Siberia in 1881
while in command of the ill fated Jeannette
expedition. De Long graduated from the
United States Naval academy in 1865. In
1873 ho served on the Juniata in the Polaris
boarch. Under command of Lieutenant
Do Long the Jeannette boiled north from
San Francisco in 1870. The vessel never es
caped the ice pack and after drifting with
it over 600 miles air line , or about 1,200 by
her devious course , was crushed in June ,
1881. The party journeyed southward by
sledge and boat. Do Long traveled over
2,800 miles and perished with his compan
1801 Hien-Fung , emperor of China , noted for
his antiforeign policy , died.
18tX5 John Chamberlin , a noted Washington
landlord , died at Saratoga.
1897 James Reynolds , one of the leaders of the
old Fenian Brotherhood , died in New York
This Date In History Aug. 23 ,
1723 Increase Mather , fanatical Puritan , etc. ,
died in Boston ; born 1639.
1745 Louis XVI of France was born ; guillo
1785 Oliver Hazard Perry , American naval
hero , was born in Newport , R. I. ; died on
the same date in 1810.
1789 Silas Deano , American diplomat and
agent in Franco of the Revolutionary colonies
nies in 1770-7 , died in Deal , England.
1863 Bombardment of Fort Sumter by the bat
teries under General Q. A. Gillmoro ; 410
shots struck the fort. Gillmoro'a chief of
artillery reported : "Tho demolition of the
fort at the close of this day's firing ( Aug.
28) ) was complete , so for ns its offensive
powers were considered. Every gun upon
the parapet was either dismounted or seri
ously damaged. The parapet could be seen
in many places both on the sea and chan
nel faces completely torn away from the
terreplein. The place , in fine , was a ruin
and effectually disabled for any immediate
defense of the harbor of Charleston. "
1687 Rear Admiral Thomas Tingoy Craven , U.
8. N. , retired , died at Charleston ; born
1804 Judge Norman L. Freeman , the oldest
court reporter in the United States , died
t Springfield , Ills.
This Date In History Aug. 24 ,
1481 Alfonso V of Portugal
1572 Massacre of St. Bartholo
mew and murder of Admi
ral de Coligni.
1680 Colonel Thomas Blood ,
famous for attempt to steal
the crown and jewels of
England , died.
1682 John , duke of Louder-
dale , minister of Charles
II , beheaded.
1750 Letitia Kamollni , mother
of Napoleon Bonaparte , MME. HONA-
born ; died 1830. PAKTK.
1814 Washington city captured by the British
and the capital and ether public buildings
1841 Theodore Hook , the erratic humorist ,
died ; born 1788.
1855 The famous Bartholomew fair , or Lon
don saturnalia , suppressed after flourish
ing over 700 years.
1870 End of the Rod river rebellion in Canada.
lfaS3 Count Chambord , last of the Bourbon line
and heir to the throne of France , died ;
born in the Tuilories 1820.
1802 The two hundred and fiftieth anniversary
of the settlement of Gloucester , Mass. , was
Lite bas become a ausaen to
Van Wyck of Now York since he res
cued two young ladies from drowning
recently Bushels of letters pour in on
hitn from all parts of the land. It is
worse than the endless chain. He will
think twice before he goes further in
the business of saving young women's
lives. That is to say , unless the girl is
very handsome , and then the bachelor
mayor will naturally take his chance of
blushinkHobsqns ! reward.
Commissioner General Peck assures
the public that notwithstanding the
limited amount of money and space the
country will bo admirably represented
at the Paris fair. The extra $500,000
for which the president will urge an
appropriation , according to the latest
news , should make assurance doubly
Spoiul Aiif-iist in tlu ; Itliick Hills.
Go first to Hot Springs. There you
can bathe , ride , bicycle , climb moun
tains , dunce and play tennis to your
heart's content. It' your limbs are stiff ,
your ludneys out of order or if you are
troubled with ccxoma or any other form
of sltin disease , a month nt Hot Springs
will niako ( i now man of you.
Sylvan Lake and Spearflsh are within
a comparatively short distance of Hot
Springs and everyone who visits the
Black Hills should see them. Sylvan
Lake is the prettiest and coolest summer
resort in the west. Spearfish is reached
after a railroad ride that ranks among
the experiences of a lifetime. There is
nothing like it anywhere else on the
During August , the Burlington ro\ito
will run two low-rate excursions to Hot
Springs ; one cm the 9th , the other on
the 26th of this month. Tickets will be
sold at ono faro for the round trip half
rates and will bo good to return any
time within 5JO days.
Organize a party. Arrange about
your hotel accomodatious at Hot
Springs. Get your tickets from the
Burlington agent and pass the most de
lightful month in the year in the most
delightful suuimerlandon the continent.
QUAIL OATS BREAD.
Two large cups of QUAIL OATS , three tablespoonfuls of
molasses ; half a yeast cake soaked in half a teacupful of tepid
water ; a pinch of salt. Pour over the oats sufficient boiling
water to thoroughly moisten them ; put in double boiler and steam
fifteen minutes. Make a sponge of the yeast with white flour ,
and let it rise as for wheat bread. When the oats are cool and
the sponge light , mix them together , adding molasses and salt ,
and beat well. Add enough white flour to mould into loaves , and
bake about twenty minutes longer than other bread.
JOY MORTON cSfc CO ,
MANUFACTUHEHS AND DKAI.EUS IN
ARdO STARCH SAL , SODA
CEREALS , SODA ASH
General Office , Pier No. 1 , Chicago.
Shipping Docks and Soda Factory
C. B. & O. SLIP-I. C. PIER 1 , CHICAGO.
BELT RY. , C. R. I. & P. SO. CHICAGO.
WYANDOTTE , MICHIGAN ,
HUTOHINSON , KANSAS.
Starch Factory and Cereal Mills , Nebraska City , Neb.