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v r T 'T" "T - H r MOTTO AU Tli Ntrwi 7bcn It U Heir. VOLUME XVIII DAKOTA CITY, NKI FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1909. NUMBER 10 i irrAT mi State Historical !5ocictVXT,s mi' am LAI tbl til icLtunnrn SUMMARY OF THE NEWS OP . THE WHOLE WORLD, WRECK IN ISO. DAKOTA TRAIN LOADED WITH TE.U'IlF.Kff LEAVES Tin: TRACK. Mits Ethel i. nun. or . riiKwiiiui. . i? Jlirown Ihrougli IKior of Baggage Car and Her .o-k Hrokon Acciden' Happens Near Deadwood. For tli' recond timo In a week death truck down a delegate to the South Dakota Educational association's an nual convention which closed at Load Wednesday.' Returning home Thurs day evening with 250 others nt Spear nsh Miss Ethel Jigan, aged 19, of Pukwann, S. L)., was instantly killed ind her cousin and aunt, Kdna and Edith Sedgwick, the former of Puk wana and the latter of Chamberlain, S. r were injured In a wreck on the fluiiingtoii five miles .south of Dead- wood. The excursion train, heavily leaded, was Hearing Deadwood, when the rear trucks of the baggage car In Which the women were riding left the rails. Ileforo the truiu could be stop ped the ear struck an empty on a sid ing and lure lied over Into the creek. Miss Logan was thrown through the open door, striking on her head and breaking her neck. The other two wore pinioned under the car. The In jured ware brought to Deadwood. The two Injured women are suffering from contusions and slight fractures and are not seriously injured. Miss Lo gan, whose home was in Itucine, Wis., was a school teacher at Pukwann, where she was engaged to be married to John .Simons, a Northwestern rail, roud operator at that point. NTKCCK DOWN 1JY RODDERS. Niagara I'uXU Express Company Cash, lor Edict ed of $1 1,1 1. William Dobson. cashier of the Can- idian Express company at Niagara Falls, Ont., was struck down Thursday afternoon in the company's office at the Grand Trunk station In Bridge street and a package containing $14. 156 was taken from him by two un known men. The robbery was com- muiea in oroau aaynght with a score of station employes within twenty feet of the office. Iobson was aloueat the time. The two men entered the of fice and one asked if a trunk had ur rived for him. As Dobson stooped over io get nia "on hand book, ot.r of the men reached over the counter nnd hit him behind the ear with a sandbag or a piece of gas pipe. Five minutes later Dobson was found un conscious. RARING EORRERY. Raid Made on Ship at Pier in Now York. Robbers boarded the Hamburg- American lino .steamer Prince Joach im, lying at her pier in New York Thursday, forced open the safe in the purser's office and got awi-y with $ 000 in gold. The news of tho robbery became public Thursday afternoon. jne ronncrs operated when more than 100 members of the officers and crew of the ship were on board and dozen of them were sleeping within fifty feet of where the safe wa: opened. , The gold was consigned to the Ja maica correspondent of the Hank of Nova Scotia, and was to have been taken by the liner on her trip to th West Indies, starting Saturday. Child Horse Thief. Cyral St. Armand, of Thurso, Cana da, 10 years old. was Thursday sen tenced to nix years for horse stealing. When 8 years old he was convicted of an attempt to wreck a Canadian Pa cific railway train. His youth enabled him to escape sentence for this and a number of burglaries which fed. lowed.. (icil Dodge- Elected President. Before adjourning the convention nt Columbus, O., Thursday, the So ciety of the Army of the Tennessee elected officers for the ensuing yar, lien. Grenvllle. M. Dodge, of Council Fluffs, la., was re-elected president. and Mrs. L. D. Montgomery, of Conn cil Hluffs, was named an a vice presi dent. Tlllli Merchant Slain. Albert Koch, a merchant, was shot and instantly kllied in ;! storo at Errnstndt, England, Thursday. Koch l.i understood to have dra.vn S.VOuO from a London bank, and robbery supposed to have been tho motive for the crime. Sioux City Live Stock Muikcl. Thursday's quotations on he Sioux City live stock market follow: Rutohcr steers, $4,3;ii 5.00. Top hogs. $7.80. Mrs, Elbogast Freed. The jury In the case of Mrs. Mlnsi Erboeast, charg..! Willi murdering her husband last May in St. Paul, Minn.. Thuiv.lay afternoon returned a verdict of rjet guilty. Tho jury wan out since latl' Wednesday, Alleged to 15i SL'7.000 Short. Charg. d Willi t. lie,' short In hw sr- f.-u'.it-' to the amount -i -")."", H. n ry T. Have, a c '1 l.-et--r employed by the 1 1 i m l.i C..11M.1I r . i i ' : -.a. I at ; orlcuiv, ,us .iitcjuO there 'I'lui; s'!;.y, 1 l'uslonl-u r.livt All hut Mayor In New York. Rattle scarred Tammany, which Tuesday elected a, mayor but lost a city, took up the gloomy work of set ting Its house in order for four years f avowed antl-Tammuuy government in (irealer New York. naly.xls shows that the election which resulted In the defeat by the fusion forces of every important Tam many democratic candidate below tb,c mayor was more of a victory for the anti-Tammany democrats, who had lined up with the republicans under the fusion banner, than for the stright out republicans. Anti-Tammany democrats, elected on the republican-fusion ticket for four years, will be In absolute control of the city's purse-strings. They will have a clear majority in the board of esti mate and apportionment, one of the most powerful municipal bodies In any city of the world, and therefore the right of spending more than $1,000, 000,000 of the city's money. The board of estimate, ns elected, Includes, besides Mavor-elect Gnynor, w ho In the past Tins been a strong antl maehlne man, five anti-Tammany democrats and two republicans. The sixteen votes allotted the various mem bers of the board are so distributed that besides Justice Gaynor's three ballots, the anti-Tammany democrats will have nine and the republicans our. shots fired-, no one in itT. Wild Celebration of the Election In ttackson, Ky. Although a dynamite bomb was ex ploded and thousands of shots were lired at Jackson, Ky., Tuesday night, only walls and plaster were damaged. Several persons in their homes had narrow escapes, ns bullets plowed through walls and windows. During the night's celebration tho soldiers from Cynthlana were sta tioned on the public square, but It Is reported that they possessed not a round of ammunition. Wednesday the mlltary at Jackson was reinforced by the arrival or the Lexington soldiers. The band of cele brating mountaineers was also reln- 'orced. lU SBAXI) CONCEALED Sl ICIDE Wife of Jap Hnngs Self Instead of Committing llarikarl. Docause his wife killed herself by hanging Instead of committing hari- kari, Umekltchl Mitsu, a wealthy Jap anese, faced a murder charge at liol- hngham. Wash, Wednesday, but was released after a verdict of suicide had been rendered by the coroner's Jury. Mitsu testified lie had concealed the suicide to prevent the disgrace which must fall upon his sons in Japan, should it be learned the mother had hanged herself. He asked the offi cials to report the death simply as "suicide" so that his relatives In Japan might take it for granted the woman had disemboweled herself and thus gained honor thereby. Greek Rebel Leaders Captured. Four officers, ringleaders Iti-thc re cent revolt, were captured near Thebes, Greece, Wednesday after an exchange of shots with the gendarmes. It Is reported that Lieut. Tibaldos, who led the revolt, and a few followers are surrounded by government troops lear Megara. Girl Steals Finery. An uncontrollable love for finery caused Tilllo Shoemaker, a beautiful 18-year-old girl of Davenport, to take a. suitcase and $18 In cash and a large assortment of "glad rags" belonging to Mrs. A. E. Fields, a prominent society woman. She was arrested. Short In Ills Accounts. Albert H. Harris, vice president of the Rig Four railroad In New York, Wednesday declared that C. L. War rlner, treasurer of the Cincinnati of fices of that railroad's passenger de partment, had admitted u shortage in lis accounts. Dr. Angell Decorated. Dr. James H. Angell, president pmoiitous of the Fniverslty of Michi gan, was notified Wednesday that he nas been decorated by the emperor of Japan with the first class of the Im jerlal Order of the Sacred Treasure. Kale of Jersey Cnille Neta $27,000. At a sale at Vandalla, 111., Wednes day at Willowdale Farm of blooded Jerscj cattle 91 head brought JJ7.200 m average of $L'!l'J. One cow sold for $1,200. Buyers wen- there from 35 tat es. Iiol.lup Mi ll Captured. Tl;- time Mexicans concerned In he hoi. lu;i of Charles Coles saloon .t Lovi 11. Wyo., last Friday, and tpe 'hoothn; of Col", have be n captured 'oie was mortally wounded and died aturday. Maniook Is Very Low. Tile cot.i.iiloq of T. K. M unlock, the veil known Kansas editor, was regard d a.; extremely serious Wednesday .he members of Mr. Murdock's family nvc been :-iminione l to his bedside. iluililiiiU May Collapse. Arau.li. anient of the criminal courts e.iiiiimg. a .,' .oho structure only in.- y.-r. rs ol Y; wa- oidcrcd by the p. in sew York We !m-. .lay following it I y the superintendent of ii. i:. Hi ;.- that it.-, wc..,k might collap i tv Per nt Dry. i.t t ' tl'' 111 tOW IIS V..i i. ! 1 on th y went iii.m i.ts or election. Tammany J Herts Mayor of irentP New York. The electons h, Id Tuesday through out the country show that Massachu setts and lthoile Island have re-elects I republican governors, while Virginia has returned a democrat to office. New York City has elected the democratic: candidate, Judge William J. Gaynor, mayor, while in Philadelphia the effort of the reformers to break the republic an organization has failed. The latest returns from San Francis co Indicate that Francis J. Honey, democrat, has been defeated for dis trict attorney. In Maryland the paramount Issue was the so-called disfranchising amendment designed to eliminate the negro as a political factor. The indica tions are that the amendment has been defeated. In Indiana tho republicans scored several Important victories, particular ly In Indianapolis, where Samuel Lew is Shank, republican, was elected may or, and the entire republican ticket re turned. It is apparent that Gov. Aran Poth ler, republican, has been re-elected over Olney Arnold, democrat. In Rhode Island. The democratic victory In Ylrglnla brings Judge Mann to the office of governor. New Jersey elected eight members of tne state senate ni'il a full nou'io of sixty members of the assembly. The republicans will again control both houses. New York state elected mi assembly that will show a republican majority of about 3S. The "drys" won another victory In Illinois Tuesday, gaining four precincts In 33 of which the liquor question was at Issue. Of tho 35 precincts In the slate where the liquor question was dominant at the pools Tuesday the nn-ti-liqoor Interests carried 28 and tho liquor interests !, the latter losing In four precincts that they had won In the fight two years ago. Tom L. Johnson, for four times mayor of Cleveland, O., was defeated Tuesday for a fifth term by Herman C. Raehr, republican county recorder. The returns received up to a late hour Tuesday night In Omaha, Neb., Indicate thut the vote on the head of the state ticket In Nebraska Is still in doubt. Doth republicans and demo crats claim at least a partial victory. IIOHBEIIS KILL OFFICER. City .Marshall .HatK f Carroll, Is Murdered. 'Tat" Hatton, city marshal of Car roll, la., was shot and killed by one of a pair of robbers at 7 o'clock Tues day morning, near Glidden, seven miles east of Carroll. Hatton had followed the robbers from Carroll, where they had entered a house early Monday night. Hatton had captured his men and while cov erng them with a gun turned toward his team. Instantly one of the men shot him In the back. A posse of seventy-five men armed with shot guns and rilles formed an hour later and captured the robbers in a corn field Ernest Llndqulst and Oscar Olsen, two Swedes who have been in America but six months, were captured by a posse of seventy-five men from Glid den an hour after the shooting. The former confessed the murder. Mow for Labor Leaders. The district court of appeals h. Washington, D. O, Tuesday affirmed the decree of the supreme court of the District of Columbia, adjudging Pres ident Samuel Gompers, Secretary Frank Morrison and Vico President John Mitchell, of the American Fed eration of Labor, guilty of contempt of court In the Ruck Stove and Kan go company case. Pennsylvania Tragedy. One of the most terrible tragedies that ever shocked this country took place Tuesday night at Pine Grove, near Pottsvllle, Pa., when Daniel Schocke, a butcher of that place, cut off the head of his wife and 12-year-old daughter and then committed sui cide by shooting himself. Itiiixllts Hold I'p Laborers. Fifty Italian laborers, employed by a construction company on a trolley line and housed In a shanty near Pat erson, N. J., were hold up early Tues day by four armed men and robbed of nearly J1.000. Valuable Horses Perish. One hundred and eight horses he longing to the stud of Count Tyshke vltch, one of tin- finest in Kussla, per ished Wednesday night by tire. The fire Is said to have been of Incendiary origin. Donovan to Manage lied Sox. Following Fred lake's resignation as manager of the Itoston American base ball team, Patrick J. Donovan Wed nesday higned a contract to manage Hie team next year. English Sliih Milan Dead. Sir Edmund John Monson. formerly l'.iiti-sh ambassador to Fiance, died In London Friday. More Iannis for Settlers. Secretary of the Interior I ialllnger Tuesday designated as being subject to dl'-posltinn under the enlarged hotn. st.-ud bill approximately 17!. 440 acres of land In Sundance district, Wyoming. Kills ratlier-lii-Lau'. Frai.k Mill" r. of Manhattan, Tues- .t end kill.-.l IT 1 f .li: r-ln-law. In. .-''' all.. In the yai.l of ilo- Ir.ttei'a in .-e.utll lire, klyn, N. V., 4 NEBRASXtA News or tho Week in Concise Form OFl lCF.lt SHOT FtU K TIMI. Omaha infective In n )iMi;:eroii Con dlllon. City Detective Michael Sullivan was shot four times and dangerously wounded by Albert Prim, a negro, whom he attempted to arrest In a sa loon at Omaha M.uitli.y evening. u' llvun usked the negro a question or two, whereupon Prim drew a revolver and llred four shots at the o.'llcer be fore tho latter could protect himself. One bullet entered Sullian's breast, two hit his arm, and one went through his shoulder. J. M. Antokarl, the bartender, went to the officer's assistance nnd suc ceeded In holding l'riiu until asslst urrlved. After being placed under ar rest u belt full of cartridges was found buklcd around the prisoner's body. Among his belonp'.ngs was found a co caine outfit und a supply of opium. Prim speaks Spanish lluently and ad mits he came from a southern state. Sullivan was removed to St. Joseph's hospital, whero three of tho bullets were removed from his body. The at tending physician says his condition Is critical. HIT THE W KONG PAKTY. Trainmen Turn on Them with Shovel, a Brick nnd Hot Wuter. Detective Gorman, of tho Union Pacific, arrested Charles Sulfa and James Craddock, whom ho found In Grand Island, on the charge of hold ing up a freight train crew. The two and a third crook. Ed S. Knappler, tackled the men as their train came to a Standstill two miles cast of the city, and ordered them to throw up their hands. The trainmen resisted, one using a scoop shovel, the other a hoso with a stream of hot water, and tho third a brickbat. Suffa shows the result of the brick bat operations and Craddock was scalded In spots. Iioth men admit their participation In the attempted holdup of tho crew and are lodged In the county Jail. None of the train men was Injured. NO DECKEE IN GOINGS CASE. Judge Dungan Kcfiiscs to Release Parties to Marriage Contrnct. Tho most important case tried dur ing the recent session of tho- district court at Minden was the divorce suit of Ida Goings against Joseph G. Go ings. It was bitterly fought on both sides, something like thirty witnesses being evxamlned. It was tho moHt sensational case of its kind, probably, ever tried In Nebraska and took three and one-half days for trial. Judge Dungan decided neither of the parties were entitled to a decree. Red Cross Stamps. Five hundred thousand Christmas stamps, selling at 1 cent each, will be placed upon sale In Nebraska by the National Red Cross society, the re ceipts to bo used in waging the cru sade against the white plague. If all the stamps are sold $4,000 will be ap propriated for the state of Nebraska In its campaign against tuberculosis, the remaining $1,000 going to the na tional society. Revoked His License. Henry Ackornmn was granted a liquor license by tho village board of Wilcox. Tho remonstrators appealed to the district court. Judge Dungan decided for the remonstratord on the ground that tho applicant having treated during the past year and hav ing bcon Intoxicated was not a man of such character and standing a would entitle him to a license. Conference Held at Arlington. The northeast Nebraska conference Of the Lutheran Missouri synod con cluded its sessions at Arlington, and the twenty ministers who were pres ent departed for their homes, tievcr:'! papers were read nnd addresses de livered by the ministers In attend ance. Killed by I-nil from Pole. Charley G. Clark, wire chief of tho Dell Telephone company, fell from a 30-foot polo at Fairbury and struck on his head, dying within thlity min utes without regaining consciousness. Just two hours before the accident ln Burance policy. l'iro Hums Com Crop. Leander Wilson, a farmer residing ten miles northeast of Deatiice start ed a flro In bin potato patch to burn off tho trash und before the flames were Bubdued they burned forty-five acres of corn avi raging twenty-live buBhcls to tho acre. Negro Had to Leave Town. C. R. Johnson, the colored barber who admitted he wrote suggestlvu let ters to littlo Lizzie Miller, a 1. "-year-old girl, was driven out of Fremont by Wood Kiier PaM-r Is Hold. The Wood Iliv r itui.bcam, which has been publii h I tint last year by Johnson & Periy. v. a-i soil to W. W. Maltram, foimerly e nn'-ct.-J with the i;hi:lton (.'Upper. 'Ii" papir v. ill cau liniiato Rimuoi t T i"i!)iican polii las, STATE JUEIVS t.v o WF.OI E TO A W HITE GlKL Angry Crov.d at Fremont Wrecks Ne- gio Ihn her Shop. An imj'i'y crowd at Fremont sur rounded the barber shop of Charlea It. Johnson, a negro barber, who Is accused of writing letters to Miss Liz zie Miller, aged 15. Windows were broken and llxtures wrecked. Thero was tnlk of tr.r and feathers for John son, who U In Jail. Fremont wca stirred over the arrest of Charles U. Johnson, a negro who owns a barber shop there, accused of writing letters to a 1 5-year-old white girl, Lizzie Miller, a laundress, urging her to meet him at the foundry to re ceive presents. Johnson was put un der $1,000 bonds to keep the peace and Is In Jail. J.ihnon Is a prominent ne gro, wears Masonic emblems and a plug hnt. He lies been under suspi cion In similar cases many times. lTDDLEI'.S' CARNIVAL. Old Time Contest Arranged for N'e . hraskii C'.ty. Arrangements are being completed for hoh'lnjr an old-fashioned fiddlers' carnival, nt the Overland theater In ei'brioka City the latter part of the month. Already forty entries have been made, and Secretary John L. Pat terson Is receiving now applications every day. This Is something new and novel, and 1. ever before attempted- In this state. Some of the applicants nre from Missouri and Arkansas. After the carnival, w l.l ii mt,' lasit two even ings, will be held an old-fashioned dance at Eagle hall. Secretary Pat terson Iihs nrranged a largo list of prizes nnd will securo a goodly sized committee of competent persons to act as judges. It will be tho biggest event ever pulled off In that part of the state and will follow the corn show, which Is November 24-27. SOCIETIES UNITE. Put Six Men Into the Field to K.ce tho Work Moving. Tho Anti-Saloon league and the Ne braska Temperance union wer merged more closely when tho board of trustees of the league Invited tha Roverlng board of the union to meet with them. " ,'" r 'It was decided to Immediately divldo the rtate Into ffiur districts, the north ern district with office nt Norfolk, southern district with office at Hast ing, eastern district with office at Lin coln, and the Omaha district with an .f(ice at Omaha. Lincoln Is to contin ue to bo the state headquarters. This plan will put six men In tho field, Including tho two who nro al ready there, who will devote their en tiro time to the work. An effort will bo made to raise a campaign fund of $50,000. Auto Accident. Tom Johnson, president of tho Com mercial bunk of Chappcll, and John Wamberg, a real estate agent of that village, were speeding along In an auto at a DO-inlie rait near tho St. Georgo ranch, near Sidney, when the ciir turned turtle, throwing them both under the car and Injuring them se. vercly. Tho car was demolished. Fell Down Stairs. Ruth StaufTor, the 13-year-old daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. S. W. Stauf fer, of Lyons, fainted at the head of a stairway and fell headlong to tho bot tom and when her father picked her up ho thought her dead. A physician was sent for and uho was resuscitated, but still remains In a critical condi tion. Hasting Lets Sewer Contract. II C. Gardner, of Lincoln, has been given a contract by the council for laying 15,293 feet of sewer at Hast ings for $11,290. His proposal was $630 less than tUo next lowest. Eight contractors from Grand Island, Omaha and Lincoln entered the competition. Declared In Ml no. Grant McFarland, whose wife filed a complaint dunging him with being ItiRano, had his hearing before tha board of commissioners In Nebraska City and was ordered taken to the asy lum for treatment. He Is a well to do farmer and resides near Dunbar. Young Man Commits Suicide. Charles Iloah s, a young man living north of Cozad, committed suicide by drinking carbolic acid. Tho youth was 21 y. nrs old i. nd had been living nlono on his f irm. He was to have been married on the da following his death. Cattle Ilu.ier Injured. Frank Ralston, a cattle buyer, wn thrown from his horse three m!le8 1 ast of town and rendered unconscious. Ills Injuries nro not serious. Roy Dragged to Death by Cow. Marvin Hatch, nge.l 8 years, son of Edward Hatch, was dragged to dentil by 11 cow at Seward. The boy, who was leading the animal from tho pas ture, had the rope tied around hi waist. (lothlii'.; More Robbed. The Ren Clolblr;: company's storo wns broken inti at Gothenburg nnd about $i5 tak. n. id... .1 iiouiuia fruiu Lexlntton found no trail. LINCOLN i The appointment by Gov. Shnllen- berger of Rev. James HufT as the chaplain of the Nebraska state peni tentiary has caused a stir in Nebraska religious circles. Tho rumor that the newly appointed chaplain is a Mormon elder has been ruftleteut to set by the ears most of the congregations of the state. The Methodists and the Bap tists, nt their recent state convention. passed resolulons against him, but the aged chaplain firmly refuses to make any comment whatever In regard to his detractors or their actions. He Insists that he Is not a Mormon, but Is a member of the Reorganised Church of Jesus Christ of the letter Day Hints. One of the brilliant entertainments given In honor of the teachers was tho reception by Gov. nnd Mrs. Shnlli'iiber ger nt the executive mansion Friday afternoon from 4 until 6 o'clock. Tho mansion was decorated with chrysan themums and other (lowers, following the color scheme of the live rooms used. The receiving line consisted of the following: President and Mrs. A. L. Cavlness, of the State Teachers' as sociation. Gov. nnd Mrs. Shallenberger, Mayor and Mrs. Don Love, President and Mrs. Schick, of the Commercial club, Chancellor and Mis. Avery, Stnto Superintendent and Mrs. Itlshop, City superintendent nnd Mrs. Stephens. Through Project Engineer Weiss, the government has called for nnd re celvel an extension of time for the con struction of what Is known ns tho North rintte project, for five years and also live years extension of the time the water shall be turned on the lands. The government Informed the state engineer that $8,000,000 Is being spent annually In the reclamation service nnd there is available for expenditure In Nebnihka next year. $300,000. Al ready 8,370,000 has been spent In Wy omlng on this project and this expendi ture Is essential to the success of the Nebraska project. At the state teachers' convention held In Lincoln the entire work of the public school was shown, Including tho Industrial department, the making of furniture, Implements and useful arti cles. The university had a model farm, showing the farm house built so that the sun would strike every room at some period of the day. In tho evhllil tliTnTif tho" university (Is TWg6"n WTHcW was riiado at the university farm, even to tho Iron work on It. This Is the first time any industrial exhibit of such magnitude was ever undertaken at a teachers' meeting In Nebrasku. Ij. J. Outzmer, bookkeeper at tht Norfolk Insane asylum will In nil prob albllty bo transferred to the Lincoln bHylutn to fill the place made vacant by the discharge of Felix Newton, who was removed. Mr. Gutzmer was call ed to Lincoln nnd Inspected the work at the Lincoln Institution nnd there is lilt;.; d"'ibt but what he will be trans ferred. It Is also not an impossibility that Felix Newton may bo sent to Nor folk. L. E. Wettllng and IT. O. Powell have gone to Chicago to Investigate the records of railroad companies. They represent Attorney General Thompson, who Is in quest of evidence to defend the 2-cent fare law, the commodity rata bill and other regula tory laws passed by the legislature of 1907. which have been attacked In federal court by all of tho larger rail roads doing business In Nebraska. Tho report of State Treasurer Brian of the business done by his office for Lho month of October shows that he has on hand In cash and cash Items $5,019.44. He has collected during the month $226,514 and paid out $205,614. Tho balunces at the end of the month amounted to $573,304 against a bal ance of $552,404 at the first of tho month. The following persons employed at the Lincoln asylum have either been discharged or have voluntarily quit the servlco of the state during the month of October: Max Storkau, Lou Urown, Lucille Reynolds, George Reynolds, Mary I. Gootz, W. J. Hicks, Cella Mock, Alice MoOaw, W. A. Phllpot. E. R. Storey, K. E. Kell, Ida Kell. Norfolk hospital for the Insane, called at the state house last week. The failure of the contractor to push the work of building new buildings at the hospital caused the state board to tuke over the work. It Is believed a building for male Inmates will be fin ished by January 1. Daniel Cheater French, the sculptor who has been chosen to model a statue o fAbraham Lincoln on the state house grounds, has not J'et appeared to con fer with the commission that Is to sign a contract to pay him $40,000. Dr. Pciclvul, superintendent of the It Is up to the Pacific Express com pany and tile American Express com pany to Install a Norfolk long distance telephone in their Joint office at Nor folk. Such Is the order of the state railway commission Issued following scveial hearings 011 the case. Gov. Shallenberger has approved the re-election of Captain Iver H. Johnson and Second Lieutenant William N. NorrU of ('..,- ij . any 1!, First I', giinent, Nebraska National Guard, of Stanton. HE WEEKLY V " I a-' t.T- '. . 1 S IS Further cessions of land In In diana nnd Illinois were made by the Indians. Completion of the Erie canal cel ebrated at Alban. 1S:I5 New York Anti-Slavery Society formed nt the house of Gerrlt Smith at Peterboro. lit!7 Harlem railroad completed. lS44--Many persons killed by explo sion on steamer Lucy Walker, ncHf New Albany, Ind. 1 1S-IS Mormon temple nt Nauvoo, Ill inois, destroyed. 1H55 Kansas Constitutional conven tlon met at Topeka. 1870 Convention In Cincinnati to urge the removal of the national cajil tal from Washington to some point West. 1S72 First telegraphic messages sent between England Bnd Australia, ....Steamship Missouri burned at sea. with hiss of (Ighty-two lives. 18711 John Itroughani made his lasf stage appearance at Rooth's Thea ter, .w York. 1S82 Electricity first used In the lightliiK.iyof railway trains In En gland. 1SS4 Ground broken for the State capltol building In Atlanta.... Marquis of Iansdowne sworn hi as governor general of Canada. 1XKM King Carlos of Portugal ascend ed the throne, lS'Jl Tho Henry W. Grady monument In Atlanta was unveiled. 18B2 World's Columbian exposition at Chicago formally dedicated. .. .Tha Flitted States recognized Gen. Crespo as president of Venezuela, 18U3 Spaniards bombarded the Moors at Melllla. -N 1805 President Cleveland and Ynem bers of his cabinet visited the At lanta exposition. .. .Fire destroyed 200 houses at Algiers, opposite New Orleans. 18U7 The lerkes telescope was for mally dedicated to science at Lake - Geneva, Wis. e. ureal nuiiriuue com strike in . . Pnnnsylvrnlu declared off. t ' 1905 Final formalities for tho disso . , 1 hit Ion of tha union between 8we , den and Norway completed. iao7 First National Rank of Rrooklyn mill six trust companies In New York City closed. 1D0S Municipal Traction Company's franchise defeated at a referendum election in Cleveland, O....The American battleship fleet was re ceived with honors by tho Japan cse. TRAFFIC ON LAKES GROWING. Figures to Date Indicate That Sea son Will Rival Banner Year. Commerce on the great' lakeB jjs maintaining Its high average, accord ing to reports on the volume of do mestic trade from lake ports last month. The bureau or statistics of ;lie Depart niant of Commerce and La oor announced that the traffic amount ed to 12,27,N6r net tons, compared with !),4)8,Gor tons In September of !ast year and 11,137,1127 net tons la :!ie corresponding month of 1907. There is a bright prospect that the :lose of the season of navigation on the lakes will see a total merchandise lonnago equal to that of the banner year of 11)07. In September, 10,011 ves icIk cleared at the various porta, l'hese veiisols hud a combined tonnage if 1").057,4S9 net tons. Let I s tlimr," McOe. President McCrea, of the Pennsyl vania railroad, In an Interview at Pittsburg, revived the ante-campalgn cry of "Let ns alono" In the following warning words: "Tho present rapid re turn to prosperity will continue If leg islators and politicians do not Inter fere. The legislators Bhould wait awhile and see tho effect of laws al ready in force before proceeding fur ther. If politicians are going to keep sllj'iiiig unrest and destroying confi dence, Investors are going to be fright ened away and progress will be block ed. Tills is an era of tho double track; nil roads with single track are consid ering great Improvements and money 8 needed. I ) nil 10 Settle Here. lr. Frederick Van Eedon, the noted JmtHi scientist and reformer, who lec tured in this country recently, nowr proposes to bring a party of Holland ers hero to start a co-operative agri cultural colony In South Carolina, the first department of an organization to be known as the Co-Operative Com pany of America. Each farmer will be his own stockholder and landlord. Ileum to llrmv ttxiilorer. - Cupt. Raold Amundsen, tho Norwe gian polar explor.-r who Is about to start on an expedition l.i the Far North, is to try the novel experiment of miiig polar bears to haul his sledges. I !a:;eiibeck, tho animal train er, Is under contract to deliver twenty Ice bears trained to obey the lash in harness. These animals are to b shipped from Hamburg, Germany, where they have been trained, to CnriEllanla, Ncrv.uy.