o TIIJD 01MAIIA DAILY JJEJi : Til IT KS DAY , 13 , 1808.
Omnhn , Jan. 12 , 1833.
The Great January Sale.
Which has crowded this store every day since the first announcement
is now at its height. Discriminating buyers have not been slow to
discover what a wealth of values we are giving , and each day of this
great clearing sale has made more friends for the only exclusive dry
goods house in Omaha.
This scnson'a ' 'finest"
HWlllK I" ! " Hn ° i nlul nl °
being clo cd out llko
ordinary dress goods.
SttilTs are handsome ,
elegant and exclusive.
None bolter the yetir
around than Thursday's
llo hero early
or bo disappointed.
, LOT 1 AT 13a A YAUD-Orlglnal prices
w ere 30o nnd 40c n yard-you will Invo
the satlsfucUon of choosing from them
nt less limn one-half llielr former low
prices w llh prices Ihls way
At Kio Scotch Mixtures wns "Oc.
At lie Cheviot Chccke wns 30e
At 13c Two-toned Novelties was -Oe.
At Ific Fancy Mixed Noveltlts-vvns 40c.
Al ISc Choice Novelties vvns 40c.
At lie Mixed Suitings wore 40c.
nn iinun IAHI.Y : or bu disappointed
In fact , the Jiinunry feeling H nil
through the Ure's Goods Block Here
Me Oress Ooodt nt 2".c n yard.
COc Dress fJoods ut Sic. a yard.
7c Dress Cioods nt : . ! ic n yard.
Jl.CO Dress Ooo Is at Me u yard.
$1 2.'i Ureas Goods nt 'i" c n yard.
$140 nress Goods ut Me n yard.
Jl M Diess Goods at HSc u yard.
Save you money wherever your choice
LINENS Our great linen dupartmont
has presented n very btibv
scene Mneo it bcooino 0110 of the promi
nent features of tlio January sale.
There Is alvvnys room In every household
foi n few more tableclolhs , n.ipMns
and towels. Occupying as we do a
commanding position In the linen tnuls
we are enabled to make muuh lower
prices than our compctllors. Nole Iho
C.V ) y.uils dS-lnch fine hoivy Blenched
D.miuck Scotch vvf.ivc was $1 2u per
y.ild-iaur deal Ing price now Me
7S1 yaidH full bliMOlud Scotch Double
IJiimiiBk VVOH SI iiO per yard our clear
ing price now 8sc.
COO yards CG-lnch Ulearlicd Dim isk was
$1 00 per ynnl our clearing pi Ice now
21) yairts Irish nicichiul D.imnsK was
COc pel yaid our clcaiinjj prlcu now
C" > centfl.
110 dorcn Iluck Towels was 13c our
clemlng- price now 9u.
CO do tn Damask Towels W.IB 20c our
clearing price now 12'/tc. '
CHASIIIIS 160 yards brown Crash was
7c our clearing price now "e per yard.
2,000 yards IS-Inch bleached Twill Crash
viis 12Vfce-our clearing price now
ISO dozen -lnoh ! > silver bleached Nap
kins vvus $1 2"i per dozen our clcarliiK
price now S7c per dozen.
CO dozen 20-Inch bleached Napkins vvns
$2.00 irr dozen our clearing price now
SI.3S per do/.en.
DOMESTICS Thursday morning , Jnn.
18th , wo will place on
One lot of beautiful Tlomnn Plaid Per
cale SB Inches wide for 71/tc per yard.
These die the host values vvo have ever
shown our patrons.
Delft colored Ciepe we will bell at 5c
per yard were 12V c.
Dre."M ( iliiBhamM In plaid nnd slrlpcs
al 3 ! o pel yard wore SVfcc.
Dress Pilnla at . " 'ic per y.nd.
Odds and ends of Nottingham l.ace Cur
tains for Just liilf tbu pic ! > .
Ileady-.Mude Shells S1X.M-UWX21/ su
perior quality at CCc , Uc , C5c per yard.
ISc nnd 20c quality now lOc each.
Indies' all linen embroidered and lace
cdso Handkerchiefs 5c quality now
called attcrillon Io Iho charier provision lliat
provides I'ml Iho may'or and council shall pro
vide for Iho appoliilmcnt of .such clllclals as
are not otherwise provided for , and to the
provision of tlio Slocum law that license mat
ins musl bo Kovcined by a license boa id. Hut
us Mr. Scotl Insisted on his position several
councllmcn wcie reluctanl Io act In the face
of lita opinion
It wan dually determined thai Iho ordi
nance providing for the c < ) pulntmccil of the
board Khould bo lutioduced at once , but by
this time U was 10 o'clock , and when Iho
council was ngalu called to order llurklcy
raked tlio point that the hour Io which Ihe
recess was taken uas lust and no notion
could legally bo lakcn. The council then ad
journed , and aflcr another long wall n cull
was Iraued for a roeclal meeting to bo held
In the meantime the commissioners e < i-
polntod by the Koveruw are iiroparlng Io rc-
fclnl Io the utmctil any attempt to oust them
from the places they hold. Their exact plan
of actlcn Is.nol Known , bul they do not In
tend to give up until they have Io ,
AIi-ii ( JtiicrallOInil to Got
A 1m not as soon ca Ihe decision of Judge
_ Scott was tendered In Ihe. court room It became -
came l < Eown upon thu street through the
extra Issue of The Hoe , which was IsaucJ
Immediately afterward. The sentiment of
the InisYiCM interests following iho an
nouncement of the ousting of the now do-
finict beard w as almost unanimously In oup-
non c-f the position lakcn by iho court.
The business men liaasd their oplnlocs 01
their Intcreats OH taxpayers of the clly. They
felt that a commission appointed by the
people- will bo hold rcsporstblo to thu people
ple and taxpayers of the clly more Hun
one which li'-'a paid , allegiance only to the
part/ Interests at LlncoVi , which have put
them In the place they have been occupying.
The new board U expected to put an end
to the strife and Internal dissensions In the
police department , which al present will
not permit the olllclaUi Io pay any more
attention to their duty as policemen tlan
they can spare from llielr quarrels among
themselves and their tupcrlors.
The opinions of a number ot prominent at
torneys of Iho clly also support the decision
of Judge- Scot ) . They hold thai Ihu granting
of the appointive power of the commission to
Ihu governor U a plain violation of the
principle of bclf-govcrnment and will be so
considered by the supreme court , It the
Dialer In carrloJ Io Iho highest judicial
tribunal of Iho slate.
Gustavo Andrson Judge Scotia dccblon
was a very pro ; > cr one. The whole
charier U n 'bolchcd-up ' uicas passed by a
licdy of men who know nothing about
Omaha's necessities or needs , I always con
sidered it aimrchlstlcal that the power of
appointing tbo Omaha Klre and Police Com1 1
"ilssloa should La taken out ot the handi ot
HIDERDOWN All the best gratlci of
eiderdown llanncls that
vvoro Gfic , 50o,4oo and 30o per yard , 27 in.
wide , now 2-lc per yard.
SKIRTINO KLANNni. 13 Inches wide
vvltii ptolty border now 45c per yard
reduced from UOc.
Skirt 1'atlerns all wool were Jl.OO
now fc9c each.
Fleece lined Wrapper Goods pretty ns-
Bortment of styles now 7'ic i > cr yard-
colors absolutely fast ,
Cotton "Swnnsdown" Wrapper Flannels
now lOc per yard regular llic quality.
IJlanketH nt clearing sale prices.
MEN'S PURNlSHimiS Men's heavy
puits only 81.01) .
Reduced from J1.23 and $1.50 each.
Men's Weal Combination Bulls small
sl/es only reduced from J2.CO , $3.00 nnd
W.CO to $1.73 each.
Good quality muslin fancy trimmed
Night Khlrts 50c nnd 73c each.
Plain Ivvllled or plain Wnmsulla Muslin
Night Shirts 75c each.
Men's Sateen Night Shirts $1.00 each-
reduced from 51.50.
NOTIONS Special clearance sale of
Goods we have been selling tit from 23c
to 75c each this Includes ladles' Com-
liimitlon Card Case and 1'ocketbook
Chulelnlno Dugs and Coin Purses all
al one price 15e each.
Kmvv your own Toolh IJriibh the ini
tial prevents a mistake ( an Initial on
every one 2'io each others at 5c , lOc ,
12 < : , I'ic ' and 20c each.
We have added to our already complete
stock the Velvet Grip Cushion liutton
Hose Suppers llipy come In all alzcs
for ladles , misses and children.
EMBROIDERIES Wo have still a few
They have been rnirked very low to
make room for a new line of goods.
It you can make use of short lenglhs
111"1 ! ! Ihese iia Jiial what you vvanl ,
no law these
silks must ire
else xve need
the room for
Tou'll never pet this chance again HE
HURH EARIAor be dlsippolnted
We expect to dlstrlbulo thousands ot
yards oC these Silks Thursday. They
will go on sale promptly al S o'clock.
7 pieces Inning Silks I'Jc were COc.
! l pieces Tr collno Silks , 19c was Eflc.
S pieces Fancy Silks , 2)c ) was 6oc
IS pieces Fancy Silks S'Jc was $1 CO.
11 pieces Colored Tallle SIlKs , 49e was
10 pieces Colored Satin Hhadamcs , We
These goods arc all taUcn from our
r ' .311 lap slock and nol ono piece has
been shown befoie In this meat Janu-
are sale at these prices. Comeearly. .
CORSETS Little Ruth tbo corset for
Not a full Corsal. 1m t a be.uitiful and
ahapely Rat ment for developing the
llgur allows for and enoDiir.iRps a
full prow th at the sime time assuring
perfect place and elegante in dralj
only at COc each.
HOSIERY Special Ladies' fine
UNDERWEAR black cashnioro lioso
with hijrh spliced heel
and too with Frcncli foot , only -ISc , te-
dticed from G5c.
Also a very good wool FIoso with ribbed
top- . that was 2Jc now 12'lc , 2 for 2" c.
Children's black rlbb = < I wool Hose-
former prlc ? 2oc now l-Ji&c or 2 for 23c.
Children's black ribbed lleeccd Hose In
sizes C to OVi lOc per pall i educed
A few small sires of ladles' fine camel's
hair wool girm nts to ba closed out
at COc regu'ar pi ice Jl 00.
Toadies' heavy camel's hair Vests nnd
Pants 50o ca h reduced from 73c.
We have an odd lot of children's all
wool Vests and Pants to bo closed DUt
nt 40e each sold as high as } 1 10.
Children's Stuttgnrter Union Suits and
S'parato aarments i educed Io Jl.CO
each. This IB Imported goods and
guaranteed to be pure wool.
the people of Omaha and given to an ofllclal
who has no Interest In the clly
J. H. Dumont I bellevo that the decision
will hold when It reaches the supreme court ,
Hrncst Stuhl Bully for Scoll. Wo b.vc
had enough of clly government from Lin
coln. Cannot say what will be done.
Francis A. Urogcu When the mailer wao
llrsl prcsenled In papers I was Inclined
Io think there was no u eight to the attack
on the Fire and Police commission I have
slnco changed my opinion. I believe IU
good law that Judge Scoll has eat forth
In his op'mlon. He Ins denied the writ and
thrown Ibo whole matter Into the city coun.
ell. Beyond the question of good or bad
law , I think the action Is ono thai Is timely
and necessary. Wo have had a ferry spec
tacle of stale Interference In municipal pol
itics presented to us recently. The right
to appoint a fire and police commission for
On.alin. was given to the state In order that
the lire and police departments of the city
government mlghl ho taken out ot politic. ! ,
and during the last few months we have had
tbo worst cximplo of politics In Ihu police
department and Iho police department In
politics ever seen In Omaha.
William Crary The decision Is all rlghl
and I will bo glad to see a new commission
nppolnlcd by iho clly council In power. I
believe vvo will see Ihls , and It's about time
Frank Johnson I don't bellevo the
decision will bo sustained. I understand the
precedent of the supreme court Is agalnsl
such a decision , I bollevo Iho old board
will remain In power for some lime yet.
W. S Strawn I think Judge Scott Is
wrong In hla decision , hut ho has looked
Into the matter very Ihoroughly , nnd I'll
confess that I have not gone Into It scarcely
at all , so thai I am hardly In a position to
miv ciiAiiiii ( ) WITH
I'atlim Hotel CiiivHt ituniiliiliiH of Out *
of the SiTvnnlM.
Mai tin Sparbur , a bell boy at the Pa\ton
hotel , was arrested lasl night on the charge
of pelly larceny , The complaint was cn >
teied by William J. Hooves , a traveling matt
and guest at tlio hotel , who says lhal the
boy secured fSO from hla tro'ucrs.
Reeves said ho called the boy to lib room
and entrusted him with the garment which
ho wished to have taken Io a tailor to b
pressed. .Shortly afterward the thought oc >
cnrred to him thai ho had left 530 la blllti
In Ihe pocket , and he hurried otter the ooy.
When ho found Sparbur the Utter sale ) that
ho had not noticed the prtaonte of tht >
money and a clouo examination of the trous
ers failed to bring It to light. Itcovcs waa
not Eitbfled and caused iho boy's arrest ,
Sparbur was searched at Iho police sUUoi
and after a close Inspection the exact
amount was found In the lining ot
his coat. Sparbur admitted that the
presence of the money suggested rather an
unpleasant conclusion , bul he earnestly pro
tested hU Innocence and said he could prove
Though our closing
out prices on cloaks
nro very low , it does
not motm tl.at tbo
quality or make of
tbo garment has
deteriorated and if
wo do not ask you
cloak , they are just
us fjood and just as
new as if you bad paid that prlco foi
HAI.r PRICE ON AMj JACKKTS-I
vvll | only be a mailer of a short Ijmo
1111 every garment In our Cloak depart
ment will l > o sold.
Our $30) heavy Cheviot Jackets now
All our $1000 Jackets now J5.CO parh.
CAPng Fine Denver Capes handsomely
made and trimmed usual price J.'i.CO
closing price JJ.&O
We have some very excellent bargains
In pUDSS SKIRTS at $1 23 , $1.75 , $2.50
NEW COTTON French Organdies
DRESS GOODS pretty. There's not
a floral beauty but
has been caught by tbo loom \vlnu cl'rf and
painter artists who conjured these stufls.
They are largely French they are de
cldedly new In color treatment Ihe
sheer slults holding waler color tints
thai seem Io have gel Ihero by brusn
A catalogue of newness will run this
French Organdie. T lsse.
French Organdie Huye ( ' atln-llkc slrlpe
over prlnled ) .
French Organdie Carrcauv flow era held
on Illmy grounds by over bars ,
Irish Printed India Dimities.
Scotch Plaids Gienndlnes.
LININOS C'invat , tbo over popular
bkirt stifTeninjr , is all right
when you have the right quality.
All colors 13c , 20c. 23c pei yaul.
The new pnnSIAN Skirt Lining these
goods possess quulltles which have ,
long been sDughl for have Jusl enough
stiffness and weight to make a skirt
ret and look veiy prr-tly and you aie
not harassed with thai hard , stiff , ral-
lllng which chnraclorlze a great many
of Iho older slyles of llnliws have
them In black , brown , gray , cream and
vvlilt" 37 inches wide at 20c per yaid
We keep the very best black Siteen Sl-
lesl i to bo found the colors arc abso
lutely fast cannot bo affecled oven by
the fs of acids When vou want a
GOOD vvalsl lining Iry Ihebc prices.
20c. 2je , SOc and 33c per yard 30 Inches
AfiENTS FOR McCALL'S BA/AR
PATTERNS lOo and ICo-nono higher.
SCOTCH KNT ! ( iLOVES Ladies'
knit gloves in fancy colors.
Perfect lining nol a heavy , bulky
Glove but knit of the llncst yarns
50c quality' now 23e per p ilr.
LJNED O LOVES For men at clear-
AND MITTENS ing sale prices.
Our enllre line of I < lne Kid Gloves and
Sllllcns for men will bu sold during
Ihls sale at the following reductions
75c quality now 4Sc pel pair.
Sl.CO quality now ML- ) per pair.
$1 23 quality now SOc per pair.
$1.50 quality now $1.CO per pilr.
$1 75 quality now $1.13 per pair.
$2.00 and $2.23 quality now $1.CO.
Do not , forgot
that vvo are
giving -0 per
cent olT on
Colored Silk. Velvc * and Cloth Bonnets -
Cream Silk Uonnets-Sllk Croerct
Hoods and Angora Hoods.
No larger stock Io be found In the city.
that ho liad come by the money honcrtly.
Ho came from DCS Molncs ubou a month
ago. ho say ; ? , and brought ino money in his
coat lining for greater security.
IHN oi < * c.vrnj : j
Triule Sllll t'ni-i-rliilii , liul CriuluuII >
, 'lm ' | > ri Iniv In I'rU'r.
There L * > one Ihhig very ovldcn Io Iho mot't '
casual observer and that Is thai Iho counlry
does not have aiiy cattle Io throw away.
During the dcprciulon that \jis \ prevailed In
Hie calllo market ever since the middle it
December Nebraska and weslern Iowa feed-
era and farmers have kept tlielr cattle id
homo with thu apparent determination to
wall until Ihoy wore wanted and until I'.ioae
wejtillng them were willing Io pay u rf.u.ou-
able price for them.
It wao pointed out a few day.s ago that
the demand for beef was Improving and the
opinion was then expressed thai if Clippers
woujd continue Io follow a conservative | < t < ULy
and avoid glullltig the markets that better
prices would ultimately bo realized , Till. )
prediction 'has come true Io the extent that
prlcta have gradual- moved upwaid and
the market durkig the last tow days lin.j
ainumed a much mro healthy tone. Yes
terday calllo sold al Ibo hlghcsl point touched
since the middle of December and there WH
alrong evidence that the ( lackers wsuled
them. Still , the atrcngth of Ihe markcl waa
to all appearances larsely the rcuult of light
otTerhig. ? , avid It U still a quus liu v , heilier
U wouhl stand a heavy run without brcuK-
llllllKfl-H1 II. .V : I , , OllliMTN.
Tha annual meeting of the stockholders of
the milkers' Building and Loan association
was hold an Tuesday afteinoon. The fol
lowing directors were elected for the en-
i > ulpj ; year. U H Korty , Eveiott 13 liuck-
Ingham , Gi-orgo Croft , Joseph II. McConnell.
C. I ! Unvcns , H. S. Ciano , W Uavld Lin
coln , Thomas L. Klmball and M F. Funk-
houaer. Of thu nine numbers of the di
rectory tliu three following are new di
rectors : J. II , McConntll , C. U. Havens
nnd H. 8. Crane. A dividend of 8 per cent
was declared nnd the. amount of $ J10 47 > aas
turned Into the lescrvo fund of the associa
tion. The oltleeis for Iho ensuing year will
bo elected at the llrsl meeting of the now
directory , which will bo held ut an early-
Will l.o.ilr Up Mix Old Woman.
Sheriff IJ. W. N'lchols ot Union county ,
Iowa , vvtltcs to Chief Gallagher , asking
lliat he locale an aged female who goca
under the name of "Tho Old Woman , "
"Mother" and "Mamma. " The Bhcrlit'Hayi
hu hus under finest In Creston a couple of
men , who nro charged with Hafo cracking.
The men uro known to have whipped u
trunk full of silverware to this clly In
care of "Tlio Old Woman , " and U In known
that uho Uiconductlng- fence for them In
Omaha. The police are considerably myall-
fled ua Io who Ihe "old woman" may be ,
but are working on the cauo In an en
deavor to locate her.
BATTLING THE CODLING MOTH
Horticulturists Gqt Scmo Very Valtmblo
rotators on the Warfare ,
CARD EXPLAINS MEANS AND RESULTS
-Sprnjlnpr Ul j JIoil BITcclItP AVny of
Coiulinttll&r' ! ( lie Vent Other
of Intercut ti
LINCOLN , Jan. 12. ( Special. ) When tie
Stoto Horticultural noddy met this morning
Nebraska hall \\aa crowded. Besides the as
sembled fruit growers , the students from the
elate experimental farm were present. Among
the fruit men who arrived after the meeting
of ywtordiy afternocu vvero President Evara
of the Mltaourl HortlcuHuinl society , A. P.
Collruan of Corning , la.j M. 0. Edwards ,
Glonwood , la. ; Superintendent P. M. Powell
and Farm Supervisor J. B. JacUscu of the
Institute for the Feeble Minded at Olcr -
wood , la.
Prof. P. W. Curd of the State university
opened Uio morning program with a talk on
the Question of apraylng fruit trees to keep
away moths , In which ho gave tie rcsultn
of a number of experiments with different
methods of epiu.yiig ! trees. Ho said that
kcroscno emulsion or tarla green are the two
preparations found to bo the most effective ,
but cautioned against too heavy i.a appllca-
tltci , which tends to Injure the folbgo of the
treea. In the course of his talk 1'rof. Card
culled attention to the result of the spraying
dene hy Younger & Co. of Gertavn. In this
Instance en orchard of 1,008 treea had been
sprayed at a total co.it of $20.85 , or ut a frac
tion o\cr 2 cents per tree , the experiments
be'tig successful In dlspcalng of the moths.
Vrl Card also told of the good results to bo
obtained fiom placing a paper band orouiiJ
the trunk of t'hc ' tree ! ii September , the larvae
coming up from the ground being sure to
lodge under the paper Lund to cscoon and
could bo dcslroyod vvaen the bane's are re
In the discussion which followed Prof.
Card'a paper several gu\o as their experience
that whin Vac tanda are left on the trees too
long the mcths halci out and escape. The
discussion of how to handle the moth post
waa a long one , us the fruit growers conald-
eroJ It one of the most Imporunt quesllccis
connected with horticulture.
PAIIT OP PU13UC EDUCATION.
Dr. P. JI. Powell of Glenwood. la. , read
a iiapor on "Horticulture as a Branch of
Ptibllc Hdueatlon " He opened by compli
menting the people of Nebraska on tlio In
terest manifested In horticulture , and espe
cially cominenlol en the attendance of so
many young men nt this meeting. Ho be
lieved that a knowledge of .horticulture , as
well as other education , should be Imparted
to the younger generation , being an Im
portant 'branch ' of Industrial education.
Those who meio destined In later life to
vork with tholr brains should be taught In
early life to work with their hands , and the
fact was deplored that modern educational
a > atom tends tco much to turn out bookish
men , who lack In actual know ledge'of the
Industries. Children should be taught to
care for plants''and trees , to observe their
growth and to pay attention to the work
and experiments In jiortlculture. The public
schools should take up this branch as a
part of a practical education.
Dr. George li Miller , Hon. J. ( Sterling Mor
ton and ex-GoVernor Furnas being present
at the meeting , it was decided to adjourn
the balance of thd published program in
order that the , Idistinguished gentlomei
might be heard from.
I ) . ' . Miller was first called upon , and li
opening his remarks confessed that ho hac
uut a limited knowledge of horticulture , bu
tliat he might say ( Something on the bubjec
of forestry. HtPspoke of the early develop
ment of the state , when the \alley land was
the first taken up by the settlers , and when
It was doubtful whether either trees or
nutrklvo grasscn would grow on the uplands
Ho compaied the early condition of the
territory with its now wonderful develop
ment , and callpd attention to the good woih
done by Mr. Morton and ex-Governor Fur
nas In aiding the Interests of forestry and
Hon. J. Sterling 'Morton made a few re
marks and presented to the society some
letters and papers on grafting and other
questions of Interest to fruit growers.
Cx-Goveinor Turnao told of the organiza
tion of the society by about ten fruit grow
eis , Immediately after the holding of the
state fair at Nebraska City twenty-one
jears ago At that time the raising of apples
was regarded as the most Important part
of horticulture and he bello/ed that &uch
vva/i still the case. Ho commented on the
ofilcacy of spraying trees , and In regard to
lamago from rabbits gnawing the baik
'rom joung trceo he had found gooj results
from painting the tree trunks with oidlnary
OFFICERS FOR THE NEW YEAR.
Just befo'o the noon adjournment the foi-
owlng ofilcors for the coming year were
elected Prcoidont , G. A. Marshall , Arllng-
, on ; first vice president , J. H. Hadkineon ,
> maha ; second vice president . J. Ilcsser ,
'lattsmnulh ; secretary , C. H. Barnard , Table
lock ; treasurer , Peter Younger , Geneva ; dl-
rectois , Louis Hendcraon of Omaha , E. r.
Stephc.a of Crete , J P. Dunlap of Uwlght.
G \V. Hervey of Omaha read a paper on
'Nebraska Horticultural Interests at the Ex-
insltioii , " aad outlined n'ans ' for an annlo
carnival at the Transmlsslssippi Exposition
ic\t jear Ho also announced si iflcctlng to
) o held tonight , when further plans for the
ircpcoed carnival will bo discussed.
\V. P. Jenkins of Arcadia took up the snb-
ect of destruction of trees and plants by
abblts and suggested some plans for over
coming the trouble. Ho favored the use of
guns and dogs , but oven these means are
lot adequate. Rabbit-tight fences are cffecl-
vc , but are more expensive than meat farm
ers can afford. Mr Jenkins thought that If
ho state would pay a 2'Xj-ccnt ' bounty bojs
\ould bo encouraged to kill more rabbits nnd
hus help to protect both fruit trees and
crops. In the dlucusslon of this paper A. S.
jodfrey of Lincoln \-andered from the fiub-
ect far enough to attack our present game
aw. Ho claimed that In the time allowed by
aw most of the quails are killed and the c\-
crmliintlon could scarcely bo moio complete
vithout a lav" Several members spoke In
aver of a small bounty.
ASK AN APPROPRIATION.
The following resolutions were read and
doptcd while all members were present.
Resolved , by Iho Slnte IIortlcultur.il so-
le.ty , In annual meeting assembled. That
vo luivo rend nnd beard Prof , Ciud's ox-
lerlments In regnrd } o the codling moth nnd
tH rav.igps uporr till ) apple and that we .ire
n hearty accord with him In bis research ,
nd as this subject la the most essential
ne that confrontaltho fruit grower today ,
lint wo hercbyj icquest the chancellor of
hi * Unlveislty of Nebraska to use bin In-
Hionco la have as llbcial appropriations for
xperlmcntal work dlong horticultural lines
s can be consistently given with the meant )
t the disposal ) ot the. university expcrl-
r.ental fundx I ;
Loula Henderson of Omaha spoke at length
n "Tho Mtesioijof flowers , " They are not
lone ornaments ,1mt are necessities Wo
Ivo longer and better for our associations
vlth the beauties ot nature. Nothing
.rcathes so much pf , God's love and brightens
earls and homfa , , The labor required Is
Ittle and the exiyuBe- still ICES ,
M. G. Edwards of Glenwood , la. , reviewed
ho obstacles surmounted and Bucceasea al-
ilned In horticultural work from the Garden
f Eden down to tbo present time. There Is
very reason for gratification us to pasl re-
tilts. The battle Is moro than hilt won , and
ono can fall to see that reports ot experl-
lents are ot great benefit to the fruit tree
rower , bo he a farmer or nursery nun ,
RAISING SMALL FRUITS.
"Culture of Sn.oll Frulta" wan the subject
f a paper by J. W , Stevencm of North
lend , He said the kind of soil has little
o do with the necessary light and heat , but
very thing to do with moisture. Overpro-
uctlon is the mistake made by many. la
rrlgatlng , the soil should bo stirred often to
ecuro the best results. Small fruits , like
cgetablea occupy llttlo space and can easily
e Irrigated by means of a windmill at
mall expense. Each of the common small
rulta was taken up separately and Ita proper
ulllvitlcci explained ,
"Co-operative Handling of Fruit" was
alien UD by J , P , Ileaa of Council Bluffs.
io advocated the organization of cooperative
ative associations for the ualu of fruits. A
number of fruit Rrowers banded together can
always secure better shipping rates , coUl
storage facilities and , what Is quite as lru
portant , better prices.
A. r. Colcman ot Corning gave nn Inter
esting account of his observations of smith-
em horticulture during a recent trip through
Missouri. The dUcilKsloDi following brought
on ? the fact that Nebraska fruit growers wilt
meet with financial rucceas In oil cases
where trees suited to the cltmato are se
H. M. Pollard of Nohawka discussed the
production of cider. Although most ot tbo
elder on the Nebraska market comes from
cast of the Missouri rhcr. It Is not oa nc-i
count of Its superior quality. Every fruit
grower knows that many Inmhel.i of apples
go to waste each year which could bo turned
Into money by being ground for elder. Mr.
Pollanl explained In full his methods of unk
ing and preparing cider for the commercial
trade. Uarrels must bo alr-tlght nnd prefer ,
ably ot small size.
At the meeting the committee appointed to
consider arrangements for an apple carnival
at the TransmUslKslppl Exposition held this
o\cnlng It was decided to rename the enter
prise the Fruit Festival. A. P. Colcman of
Corning , la. , presided and Q. W. Hervey of
Omaha served as secretary. It wna decided
to set opart different days for different fruits ,
these dojs to bo named In the future. Mls
sourl , Iowa , Colorado , Montana , Oregon and
California promise to Join In contributions
to the festival. Another meeting of the com
mittee will bo called at a later day ,
HisToitiCAii Micurrr Au.iotm.vs.
HiililH KM In m < nici-tliiR mill Kloctn
UN O(11 CITS.
LINCOLN , Jan. 12. ( Special Telegram. )
The State Historical society hold HB cloning
meeting tonight. Tbo treasmcr reported that
the society now has on Jiand a balance of
$3,121.71. The librarian reported that there
are now on the shchra Gfll newspaper flies ,
with 320 volumes bound In the vault and 400
almost ready to bind. Airangcmonts weic
nini.o to secure the loan of \aluablo col
lection of papers from W. P. Conloy of Be
atrice. Tnc society elected the following
olflccrs for the coming year. President , J.
Sterling Morton ; vice president , ex-Governor
Robert \V. Furnas ; second vice president , G.
M. Lambertson ; treasurer , C. II. Gero , secre
tary , Prot. H.V. . Caldwcll. After the busi
ness meeting two Interesting papers by
A. J. Sawjer nnd T. II. Tibbies were lis
Hon. A. J. Sawjor's paper was entitle
"Tho History of the Incarceration of the Lli
coin City Council. " In opening It utated UK
the first election under the new city charte
of 1SD7 occurred on the first Tuesday 1
April of that jear. The good name of th
city had Buffered during the two 01 three
ycara just passed because of the fact Urn
n lawless element had apparently taken rot
trol. To offset this the leading citizens liai
organl/cd a law and order league ai < Twer
dotoi mined to bring about a better order o
things There was tliico candidates fo
mayor. Edward P. Roggcn , cv-socretary estate
state , by the icgular republican convention
A. J. Cropsej , by the prohibitionists , am
A. J. Sawyer , by the cUI/ena * leform move
ment , which wa-i laigely mailed up of repub
Means. The election was an exciting on
and Mi. Sawjer was elected with a niajorlt
of 037 The city council after the electio
consisted of LV. . Ullllngaley , L. C. Paci
Gran. Ensign , W. J. Cooper , J. 55 Urlscot
James Dally , John Fiass , R. B. Graham
Ilonry II. Dean , Ficd A. Hovcy , J. M. BurK
and N. C. Brock. I
Shortly after the election Itwas rumorcc
that the police Judge , who was a holdove
olllccr , had been guilty of malfeasance 1
olllcc , In m.ikilng arrangements iwlth gam
tilers and otl or lawless characters , whereb
they were permitted to conduct their busl
ness by pay Ing regular stated fines to bin
\.lthout the formality of any trials. A
length the rumors took form In the filing o
a complaint by a number ot citizens wli
were knowing to his delinquencies , and giv
ing the names of witnesses who would sub
stantlato the charges. It became the dut
of the mayor and council to investigate th
charges and hear the evidence , and If fouiu
true , to declare the office vacant. They ac
cordlngly entereJ upon the Investigation. Th
police Judge appeared with council , Burr
Mason and Magoon , and after they had con
sumed auout five or six weeks in taking
testimony , the counsel for Judge Parson
begged that the case might be postponci
for a vreek's Mme. Ills wish was acceded
to , but before the time had arrived for the
final decision by the council , the counso
for the defendant had bocurcd from Judge
Brewer then United States circuit Judge IX )
this circuit , an injunction icstralnlng the
council from any further proceedlngb In the
case.The city council felt highly indignant a
the deception. They felt fraud had bcei
practiced upon them , and being thoroughly
convinced from the evidence already take :
that the charges were true , and satlsfiei
that Judge ( Brewer had been Imposed upoi
by false representations , and that a federa
courtt of equity had no jurisdiction to re
strain the city council In the performance o
a duty imposed upon it by law , and feel
ing that the ends of justice v.ould bo de
feated and Parsons bo allowed to servo QU
his term before a final decision could bo
had , determined to proceed with their In
vestigation , notwithstanding the Injunction
Accordingly , by unanimous vote , the office of
police Judge was declared vacant.
Ho refused to vacate , Whereupon the mayor
Instructed the chief of police to use all
necessary force to remove him. Ho was ac
cordingly forcibly ejected , and H. J. Whlt-
moro appointed In his place. Thh broughl
down the wrath of Judge Parsons on all
concerned , Ho Immediately filed 3ils afll-
davlt to these facts , whereupon a writ ol
attachment was Issued by Judge Dundy , aiU
the mayor and city council placed under
arrest taken to uniana io snow u-aucu nny
they should not he punished for contempt.
They , accotdlngly , vvero lined up before
Judges Brewer and Dundy.
In vain did they seek to glvo reasons that
wore satisfactory to tbo Judges why they
. hould not bo punlshcJ. Mr. Lambertson
appeared for the mayor and city council and
sought to show hy the evidence the good
standing and high character of the prisoners
ami that they did not act contemptuously ,
but In good faith. The showing availed
nothing. Judge Brewer , In a lengthy opin
ion , decided that ho had Jurisdiction of the
case and that the very standing and chara-
ter ot the culprit. } afforded a good reason
why they chould bo severely punished. Ho
therefore awarded a line of | 50 each against
tin eo of them and $ C > 00 each against each of
* % .n ntl.n . m 11.1 Hint ilinv nil nil 1(1 ( RtflTlfl POlTl-
IIIU UlllUl'J " (111 * ii * > v * * - M. . * * . . . . . , . - . . - -
milled unlll Iho flnei was paid
Firm in Iho convlcllon of the Justness of
their caube , they < lccldcd Io go Io jail rather
than to pay their finea , and test the validity
of the decision , In the supreme court of the
United StateJ. Accordingly Mr. Lambertson
took Iho flrat train for Washington to apply
for a writ oC habeas corpus and the mar
shal took the prisoners Io Iho Douglas
counly Jail , where Ihoy remained from Mon
day unlll Satuiday. In the meantime coun
sel for the prisoners was working most vig
orously for his clients and secured a rule
from the ) aupromo court to ehow cause why
they vvero detained and also secured an or
der from Altornoy General Garland to release -
lease the prluoners'on parole of honor , they
to return should the decision ibo finally ad
verse. They were thus enabled to return
home. The cano was heard before Ihe supreme
premo court on the 12th day of December ,
1SS7 , and on Iho Qlh of January , 1SS8 , Iho
supreme courl handed down Us opinion , re
versing Iho lower court and holding that
the lower court was without jurisdiction
within the premises and that all Its acts
wore null and void. The cauo excited great
interest throughout the United StatcH and
lias bocoino onu ot Iho cases celobio and Is
reported In 124 U , S. , 402 , entitled on re
lito paper of Mr. T. H. Tibbies related to
ono of the most Important events tint will
enter'Into the permanent history of the state ,
'or from It resulted a complete change hi Iho
uws In regard to Indian tribes. The prom-
ncnco cf the mm associated with him and
. 'no universal Intcrcsl manifested In both
jranchfH of congress , the supreme court of
the United States , and oven among ntales-
non and JurisIo ! England and on tdo con-
Inent , showed the very great Importance that
wu.9 attached to It ut the line and which now
ecenu to bp again revived. It related la Iho
labcan corpus case which was fir at tried before -
fore Judge DiKidy at Omaha April SO , 1879 ,
entitled "United States ex rel Standing Bear
agalnot George Crook , a Drlgodlcr General of
the United Staten Army "
The OJse was brought by Mr , Tibbies. A.
J Popplelon end John L. Webster were the
attorneys for the Indians and G. L. Lambert-
icu for the government. H was based on the
'ourtounth ' and fifteenth amendments to the
constitution , which , In effect , declares that
nil persona born In the Ilm1 ( of the United
Slaten nro citizens thereof , and that no state
shall pifvi or enforce uny law * making a dis
tinction on account of race orcolor. .
Mr. Tibbies claimed that this covered nn
Indian , that an Indian therefore had n right to
appeal to the courts and could not be ar
rested or ImprUonnunt without duo process of
Inn * . If this principle * was cs'ubllfihed In
dian wars would be Impossible , for Instead ot
making war en a whole tribe ot Indians
when any of Its member * conimltlr-d crimes ,
And Kio Innocent with Iho guilty shot down ,
force would bo used only to arrest the guilty
parties and they would bo tried nml pun
ished as oil other crlmhvtls , and would , In
the end , stop the practice of feeding Indians
and keeping them In IdletiMs cti reservations ,
The central finally resulted In the passage
of the "severally net , " under which Indians
are aliened lanl In severally and become
cltlzms ot tlio UrlteJi Stales nnd Iho stalM
In which Ihoy reside , and the establishment
of the extended school system on the rcscr-
Among these associated with Mr. Tibbies
In this contest vvoro llieso citizens of Omaha'
Bishop Clarkson , Revs. W. J. Harshn , A. J.
Shcrrlll , n. H. R. Jameson and 11. 1) . Fisher.
Ills active supporters In the eastern slalro
wcro Governor Long , now a member of Presi
dent McKlnley's cabinet : Governor Horatio
Seymoro of Now York , Bishop Hunllngton ,
Rov. Joseph Cook , Dr. Edward Kvcroll Halo ,
President Secley of Amhcrsl , Mrs. Helen
Hunt of Jackson , Mrs. llcbccca Harding
Davis and many oilier distinguished In literature -
aturo nnd Iho various professions.
To Nebraska must bo ascribed Iho honor
ot having Initiated a reform that settled n
question that had vexed statesmen and
philanthropies since the landing of Iho pil
grims and settled It not only permanently
but In accordance with justice.
INSTALL MJW OKriCKHS.
Sccrot Orders Iiuluttt Their tlulern
111(0 ( Mill-p.
GENEVA , Nob. , Jan. 12. ( Special. ) The
Modern Woodmen camp of Geneva , No. D58 ,
Initiated ( Ho me nil ) cm last night. They also
Installed the following officers : J. P. Bald
win V. C ; David Oglevle , W. A. ; P. N.
Ayers , conduclor ; J , L. Bunker , banker ;
O. U. Green , clerk. The last named officer
has Kept Iho books for eight yoaw.
JUNIATA. Nell ) . Jan 12. ( Special ) The
lloyal Highlanders Installed Iho following
now officers Saturday night : Frank Gard
ner , past lllui'trlous ' prelector , B. F. Hill ,
Illustrious proteclor ; E.Vtllctt , chief coun
seller ; I. II. Scudder , worthy evangel ; Will
Broaklcy , scciclary , P. E Wlllcll , Ircosurcr ,
Earl Rickel , warden ; Bert Carl , sentry ;
Prod Alvls. herald , A. J. Sllger. guide ; Ed
Thomas. P. W. C. ; W. C. Worrell. S. W.
C. II Lofovcr , C. of S. ; J. T. Ball , C. of
A. ; Prod Lefover , Clark Young and P. Mil
ler , prudential chiefs
The Independent Order of Odd Follows In
stalled the following olllcern at their hall
Friday nlghf H. W Bowers , N G. ; T. M.
Balleroall , V. G. ; George T. Brown , Ireas-
urer ; S. L. 'Biass ' , secretary ; C. C. I3cuddcr ,
chaplain : Will Jlroakley , R. S. Io N. G ;
George Mlzen , L S. Io N. G. ; Carl Snyder ,
was den ; IS. C. Rlckcl , conductor ; A. J
Sllger , 0. G. ; John Coullcr , 1. G ; M Mark-
ley , R. S. to V. G. ; I. B. Scudder , L S.
to. V. G. ; P. Gardner , R. S. S. ; P. Berry ,
L. S. S.
NEBRASKA CITY , Jan. 12. ( Special ) A
public Inptallatlon of Iho newly clecled ofil-
ccrs of Nuckolls lodge , Anclenl Order of
United Workmen , was held at Memorial
hall tonight. Grand Master Workman Schultz
was prcccnl and nclcd as master of cere-
montoa. Addresses were delivered toy lion
John C. Watson , Master Workman Hcllbr ,
Rev A Parnsworth and Prof. Skinner.
SEWARD , Neb. Jan. 12 ( Special ) -3en- '
ard lodge , No. 78 , Knlghls of Pythias , In
stalled the following officers : William Royer
C. C. ; J. F. Gcrcko , V C. ; G. J. Harrison.
P. ; II. A. Graff , H. R. S. ; W. D. Bowers ,
M. P. ; W. E. Langnorthy , M. E. ; Charlea
Paradlcs , M. A. ; II. U Schullz , M. W. ,
C. L Slonccker , I. G. ; William Lenhmann ,
RED CLOUD. Neb . Jan. 12 ( Special. )
Last evening E. J. Burdlck of Lincoln de
livered a lecture at Iho opera house undo-
Hie auspices of Iho Red Cloud Ancient Order
of United Workmen lodge , upon Iho alnn
nnd work of the order. It was Illustrated
by magic lantern work furnished by the
After Ihe leclure Hie members and their
families rellred to the lodge loom , where
the now officers were installed and a supper
IKIIIUATION I'HOVHS A SUCCESS.
Farmers In Ilic Vlclnilv of Coliintliiis
COLUMBUS , Neb , Jan. 12. ( Special )
The Great D.atern canal , owned and operaled
by Ihe Nebraska Ccnlral Irrigallon company ,
whos'o ' headquarters are permanently localed
here , will derive Its water supply from the
Beaver at Genoa , li Nano caunty. Should
this ( supply be found Insufficient the company
then has recourse Io Ihe Loup river , whlci
oarrlc.3 un abundance of waler and Is Iho
most uniform flowing slrcam In the state and
on which It has a prior right to 1,200 cubic
feet of water per seccnd. The sale of water
rights and the leasing and renllng ot In I
fMblo l20Ia under the Great Kastorn canal
Jiavo exceeded the meat oingulno expecta
tions of the officials of the company and the
icaulLs obtained by those us'og the water
duilng the list season have been tno most
convincing argumenls ot any thai could bo
advcnced In behalf of Irrlgalion in Nebraska.
The Columbus lalenil Is conslrucled Io within
a nillo of Occnco anl the company promises
io have the walcr hero for Irrlgallng purposes
by Iho Isl of May.
D.A. . Hclnt ? . owner of the electric light
plant In this city , la made the city a prop
osition to sell the entire outfit , Including all
appliances cud buildings , for $15,000. It Is
relieved that the city will purchase , at uny
ale It now has the matter unJer advlscmcut
and will cither buy or build and operate a
ilant of Its own. Mr. IIclnl7 offers to ac
cept city boails drawing C per cent Intcresl In
lay ment. i
CloniK'il ( it Ki-ariiry ,
KEARNDY , Neb. , Jon. 12. ( Special )
Caplaln Huaso of company A , Nebraska Na-
lonal Guard , iias Icndcrcd lil.s resignation
as captain to take effect Immediately , and It
ms been accepted by Colonel Blschoff. The
cslgnatlon wa irado neteesary for bus'mcss
reasons , Mr. Haose hiving all ho can al-
end to In other mailers.
At the annual meeting of Iho dlrcclora of
ho Farmers' hank of Kearney held last
( light Mr , J. G. Lowe was elected president ,
Y. E. Jakway , vlco president , and James A
loyd , cashier. Mr Low Robertson , who hnti
icen president of the hank ever since Its
rganlzatlon , retires for the purpose of dc-
otlng all his tlnio Io other business Mr
. .owo his been connected with the banking
luslncss In Kearney for seine time , Is a
ouiig , energetic bualno&.s man and a member
if the city council The bank has Increased
t bu < ilness and deposits over GO per cent
urlng the last three- months and was
bilged to move from Iho old quarters Into
lie commodious room.4) formerly occupied by
tie Kearney National bank In Iho Opera
FREMONT , Neb , Jan. 12. ( Special ) The
rst regular meeting of the Board of Supct-
Isors convened yesterday. The board or-
anlzed by olcclliig E. W. Hooker chairman
'ho usual expropriations for clciks and depu
te In the various county offices were passed ,
io only Increase being In the county cleik'a
lice , where a deputy and clerk will bo ulead-
y cmployfd The counly printing w < is dl-
klcd between the Tribune and Herald , Sam
VBrlcci appeared btforo Iho board and
lalnioil $200 damages for land taken for a
oad on his farm east of the city. The board
efemul It to the commltleo en roads
The national banks of this city held Ihcfr
nnual elections foe1 directors yesterday At
ID Commercial National Lank Otto Ktliur-
naii was cliojen director In place of the late
Crncst Schurmnn. The dlrcclors of ihls bank
mvo decided nol Io fill Iho office of presldcnl ,
nado vacant by Mr. Schurman's death , at
present. Tlio vlco president , C , Chrlstensen ,
will hold the position.
Comity Hoard Organize * .
HASTINGS , Neb. , Jan. 12. ( Special. ) The
ow County Heard of Supervisors met and
rganlzcd yesterday morning , Hands Phil
ips of Kenesaw was made chairman , and
io following standing committees vvero
losen for the ensuing year : Setllomenl W ,
. Jolmsun , chairman ; Cooperrldcr , Brookley ,
lillllps , Alexander , Button , Wilson , Finance
William Brookley , chairman ; Johnson ,
ooperrlder , I'hllllpa , Buttou , Alexander ,
I r y P
Wlteop. Compklnts W. T. Johnson , ch Ir
man : Cooperrlder , Brookley , Wilson , Bond !
W. T. Johnson , chalrnuii ; Cooporrldcr ,
Brookley , Phillips , Alexander. Reid unit
bridges T , J. Cooperrlder , chairman ; John *
son , Cooperrlder. Land , buildings and sup *
piles T. J. C < xivcrrlder , chairman ; Johnson ,
Philips. Poor farm William Ur
chairman ; Johnson , Phillips , Button.
.noun s\o > v r.uLs i.v MIIUASKA.
KnrttiRnlii \Vcnr * n > Mnnllc of
BLAIR , Neb. , Jan. 12. ( Spcclol. ) Snow
commenced to fall at nbout 2:30 : a. m. , end
by 8 o'clock there Is nbout thrco Inches on
the level ,
HEU CLOUD , Neb. , Jan. 12. ( Special. )
Snow fell hero last night to a depth or
Ihreo Inches and Indlcallons are that moro
will fall. There U still much corn to bo
gathered. Farmers are feeling good over
the prospect for wheat.
PREMONT , Neb. , Jan. 12.-Speclal ( )
About three Inches of snow fell hero Inot
night and Ihls forenoon nnd sleighs are out
again , though the sleighing Is poor. The
weather still remains warm ,
. JHBRASKA CITY , Jan. 12. ( Special ) The
rain of lasl night turned to snow thU mom.
Ing and hns continued throughout the day.
The temperature Is around the freezing
point and falling rapidly.
KDQAU. Neb. , Jan. 12. ( Special. ) The
weather for the last two daysMiaa been
cloudy and misty , and last evening rain began -
gan falling and for nearly 'two hours fell
quite heavily. Later In the night snow
began falling and this morning the giouml
was covered vUlh about four Inches of very
heavy snow. SnowIs still falling heavily
and the wind Is rising , giving promise of a
DUNCAN , Neb. , Jan. 12. ( Spcclal.-A ) ,
cold wave came up during last night. A
sllff north wind Is blowing and the mercury
Is dropping rapidly. Indications are fuvor-
able for a snow storm.
GENEVA , Neb. . Jan. 12. ( Special. ) A
sllgbl rain fell in this section yentord.iv
afternoon , freezing at might. It has turned
colder , and Is enow Ing this morning.
CViilrul nty AnlOM ,
CENTRAL CITY , Nob. , Jnn. 12. ( Spe
cial. ) Farmers have been taking advantage
of Iho fine wealher ot Ihe last two weeks
nnd thousands of bushels ot corn have been
The new Board of Supervisors take thelc
Reals loday. The political complexion re
mains unchanged , four populists and Ihreo
A young farmer residing In Iho north part
of the county was placed In Jail Salurday
Tlicro are several charges agalnsl him. that
of forging several notes and of borrowing
money from a local bank and giving n morl
gage on a bunch of calllo lhal did not ex
ist. Ho was bound over to the district
court , which convenes February 28
Another attempt was made at burglarblng
the shop In the Central City postofilco Inat
night. The burglar gained an entrance to
the office by piylng open a back window.
The safe was drilled , n chaigo ot powder
put in and the lock blown , but the thieves
lor some icason had broken the handle off
and could not throw the bolts. They failed
to secure the boodle , which amounted to
$323 and u quantity of stamps.
Iti > pt > ltrN I'll till InJlirli-H.
GRAND ISLVND , iNcb. , Jan. 12. ( Special. )
Yesterday afternoon , while picking coal oft
a B. & M. car , .Mrs. Guth was thrown , or
fell , undei' the wheels of the car Just as nn
engine pulled It away and one leg was cut
off between the hip and knee and the other
foot very badly crushed. She was at once
taken to the St. IPraucls hospital , win-re'tlui '
necessary amputation was done , but thu
woman has blnco died as Die result of the
Injuries. Mrs. Guth's two children wcro
with her at the time of Ihe accident , but
wcro not injmed.
The annual meeting of the Episcopal con-
vocatjon , jurisdiction of Ihe Plalle , Is laklng
place in Ihis clly , wllh about forty clergy
and lay delegates in attendance.
I.ainlril In .lull.
LOUP CITY , Neb. , Jan. 12. ( Special. )
Tno of Ouster county's citizens wcro landed
in the Sherman county jail last evening ,
charged with stealing two loads of wheat
from 'Harry ' Sloto of Lllchfleld. The names
given are Cole and Snillh.
Last evening , while C. II. French was
loading coal into the largo buckols In Iho
B. & > M. coal house , and whllo engaged In
holsllng one of Iho buckcls full ot coal to
the platform above , the automatic catch
failed to work , and as ho let go the crank
handle flew around , striking him on tlio
shoulder , breaking Iho shoulder blade , col
lar bono and ono rib.
KEARNEY , Neb. , Jan. 12. ( Spechl ) A
alrango accident happened Io a ycuag on of
Charley Davis , a fainicr living u few miles
norlh of Kearney , last Sunday night. Tno
Htllo follow was pulling oft hi * shoe In tbo
usual manner , wiheo a dlstlncl anap wiis
heard , audlblo Io all In thp room. The llttlo
fellow gave a cry and tald his leg was
broken. Upon examination It waa found that
the left thigh bone vvus broken off In tbo
middle and the physician who altendoJ th < >
unfortunate boy sayo It U the most complete
fracture ho over aw to occur from so slight
Choose TJu-lr UIIIrorN.
CLAY CENTER , Neb. , Jan. 12. ( Special )
The Board ot Supervisors of Clay county
hold Us flrat meeting yesterday and orpi/i-
Ized by electing W. A. Lewis chairman , v\ho
announced his selection ot ifio slandlug com.
mlllccs for 180S. As Ihoro la bill one repub
lican member It was very easy for Iho fu-
slonlsts to ha\o their own way.
Ncls 0. Alberts , deputy oil Inspector , spent
the diy here yesterday , probably In the in-
tercats of Iho oil consumers.
Moc'Klioldrr * MIT ( .
NEBRASKA CITY , Jan. 12. ( Special. ) Ths
annual mecllng of Ihe slockholders of Iho
Missouri Valley Fence company was hold at
Iho Hotel Watson today. The follow Inn offi
cers were elected to servo the ensuing year :
President , R. P. Baker ; vlco president , J C.
Boyd ; secretary , O. N. Watson ; Ireasuror ,
II. Lloyd ; manager , A. R. Graham. Tha
company la engaged In Iho business of 10-
pairing hedge fences. Us capital slock ii
riro AxxorliiMoii HcctN.
SEWARD , Nnb , J > a. 12. ( Special. ) The
second annual meeting of the Mutual Pro-
tocllvo Fire assoclallon of Nebraska waa held
In Ibis city yesterday and elected officers as
follows- John Krlbbelcr ono of the leading
and oldest business men ot this city , having
been established In business blnco 1870 an
president ; John Zlmincrcr. vlco picsldent ; F ,
J. Turtle , Bocrclary ; J. F , Goehncr , treas-
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Pain Was Maddening nnd Hope
Had Been Abandoned Wonder
ful Rooulto of Purifying the Blood.
"A very severe pain cnmo In my loft
knee , which grow worse nnd worao , nnd
finally a Bore broke out above the kneo.
It discharged a great deal and the pain
'rom my thigh down was maddening.
Largo , hard , purple- spots uppoared on my
leg. I suffered In thin way for yearn ,
nnd gave up nil hope of over being ourcd.
My wl/o WQH reading of n case llko inlno
cured by Ilood'e Bnruaparllla , and uho
advised mo to try It. I began taking it
and when I had used a few bottles I
found relief from my suffering , Oh ,
how thankful I am for this relict I I nm
( stronger than I have ever boon In my life.
I Din In tbo best of health , have a good
nppetlto and am a now man altogether , "
J. P. Moons , Lisbon Fallfl , Maine.
Sarsaparilla - "
lathe bc t-ln Met the Ono True Blood f urlfler.
Hood's Pills euro all Ihcr Uto.jtJ cents/ '
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