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MOTTO-All the News When It Is News.
V0LU3IK 19
Pueblo, Seething With Rebellion, Is
Scene of the Clash Francisco Ma
dero, Head of Revolutionary Party,
Claims the Presidency.
Mexico City, Mex. Revolution
broke out Friday la the city ol
Pueblo between the antl-re-electlonists
and the federal forces and It la re
ported that 40 persons were killed and
three wounded. The federal soldiers
have gotten the upper hand of the af
fair. A woman killed the chief of police
and another wounded a major of In
fantry. Many arrests of supporters of Fran
cisco I Madero, the revolutionary
leader, axe being made all over Mex
ico. Eleven Mexicans were arrested at
Buena Vista and lodged In Jail at
Cananea charged with attempting to
foment a revolution.
At Orizaba numerous arrests were
made and the police captured a large
quantity of arms and ammunition.
Details of the anti-Diaz conspiracy
have came to light. The conspirators
had extended their operations to the
state of Vera Cruz, Hidalgo, Coahuila,
San Luis PotoBi, Nuevo Leon, Pueblo,
Jalisco, Guanajuata, Yucatan and
Zacatecas. Circulars sent out by
Madero or his agents from San An
tonio, Tex., ostline his campaign and
announce Madero as constitutional
president of Mexico. The manifesto
"I, Francisco I. Madero, will place
myself at the head of a revolutionary
party against the government of
Mexico. Between the 20th and - 30th
of November I shall lead my followers
against the government of Mexico."
Of the men arrested here for com
plicity In the conspiracy one, Cosie
Robelo carried a commission from
Madero naming him aa governor of
the state of Hidalgo.
No anti-American talk la being
heard now.
"It Is true a conspiracy against the
administration has been unearthed,
but it is a mistake to suppose that
the participants, who have been ar
rested are of any importance."
So said one of the highest officials
of the government. The official,
whose name Is withheld, continued:
"The men under arrest are petty
agitators and malcontents, who have
affiliated themselves with every group
which in the last year or so has or
ganized opposition to President Diaz"
administration. These men were first
Reylsts, then Democrats, then anti-re-electionists;
more recently they have
been supporters of Francisco I. M'
dero, who is suspected of supplying
them with money.
"They are incapable and have no
prestige or any quality necessary to
successful leadership. The present
conspiracy had ramifications. The po
lice seized arms and ammunition worth
perhaps $6,000 or $8,000 in this city,
at Pachuca and elsewhere."
Francisco Madeio waa a candidate
against Diaz at the late presidential
election in Mexico. Madero was ar
rested, then for a "political offense"
and Jailed. He was released last
month on condition that he leave
Mexico. He hurried to Texas.
Militant Suffragettes Storm British
Parliament and 116 Are Arrested
After Lively Tight.
London. One hundred and sixteen
of the 1.000 militant suffragettes who
marched on the parliament building
were arrested after a lively fight with
the police.
Led by Mrs. Emnieline Pankhurst,
the women made a determined at
tempt to force the police cordon
about the house of commons and,
reaching Premier Asquith, to insist
upon the Introduction of a woman's
suffrage bill.
The vomen made every effort with
in their power to break the lines,
bringing into play some rare military
strategy and football tactics. Fight
ers in the front ranks retired many
times to make way for fresh reserves,
but the police were too strongly in
trenched. Orders had been given the
officers to make as few arrests as
possible, but it soon became neces
sary to jail as many of the women as
could be captured. After Parliament
.Square had been cleared :he three
leaders of the demonstration, led by
Mrs. Pa.ikhurst, were permitted to en
ter the lobby of the house of com
irons, where they were met by Mr.
Asquith's secretary and Informed that
the profiler would not seo them and
said that there was no chance for a
suffrage bill at the present session.
Vadertfit Girl Are Hurt.
New York. Barbara and Margaret
Uutr-'rfnrd, daughters of Mrs. William
K. Y.:iidoi i.ilt. were tdlghtly Injured
Friday v. hen th:,!r r.utonicbile smashed
into a fen'" )'.A o,it:-iile the entrance
to tho Y;,n!-il.r.t e.-tate, Idle Hour,
Oiikdiiie, L. I.
erir.e in ".-"'a Oficae.
!'.:! T!n 1'iv r Seine Is again
rising. Kiv.l;.y the w.;icr t hat had al
ready .'h.od '1 the lower section of the
city tiki red into the basement of tho
fortisu cilice o;) the Q'tai d'Oreajr.
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VeropJane Wing Crumples at Height
of 800 Feet and Airman It Dashed
to Ground in Presence of Thou
sands Struggled to Save Life.
Denver, Col. From ten to fifteen
thousand persons saw Ralph John
itone, the holder of the world's avia
tion altitude record, plunge in his
Wright biplane, at Overland Park
Thursday, from a height of 800 feet
to a terrible death, nearly every bone
In hi3 body being fractured.
His tragic flight was not without a
thrilling struggle with the grim mes
senger, for when the daring bird
man realized that the earthward dive
might mean the loss of his life, he
tried to climb swiftly to the top of
his aeroplane, lest the heavy machin
ery crush out his life.
The tragedy was apparently due in
great measure to an accident on Tues
day, when on alighting In front of the
grand stand, a screw gave way and
his biplane crashed into a fence and
stopped with a crushed wing. It was
this wing, probably not properly re
paired, that gave way and sent the
machine and its driver to the ground.
Johnstone got away perfectly when
he started his last flight. Once or
twice he circled above the admiring
throng, then rose to a height of 000
feet. Johnstone gave some exhibitions
of aerial rough riding, making his
plane dip and rise, dip and rise, as
though It were home by some huge,
Invisible wave.
After seventeen minutes of flight,
Johnstone decided to come down. He
was making a fancy descent, known
,o aviators as the aerial spin. When
at a distance of about 800 feet from
the ground his machine was noticed
to wobble several times. Suddenly
It swerved and the right wing crum
pled. The part that had been In
jured gave way entirely and like a
huge bird crippled by a shot, it be
gan to flutter to the ground. Ap
parently Johnstone realized instantly
that death was reaching out for him,
for he hurled off his heavy headgear
and seizing tb rods sought to clam
ber to tbt top of the aeroplane, evi
dently trying to escape being caught
under the heavy machinery.
The machine fell outside Overland
Park at the corner of Iow a and South
Delaware streets, where a crowd had
gathered on a knoll overlooking the
park. All scampered to safety save
one man, who seemed not to realize
the weight of the machine that waa
coming down upon him, but stood with
uplifted arms as If to catch the bird
like monster. Suddenly he darted
from under ana Johnstone crashed to
the ground, the machinery all above
him, parts cf It, however, driven clear
through his body, In which no bone
remained unbroken.
Youthful Football Player Dies.
Brooklyn. N. Y. As a result of the
Injuries suffered a week ago while
playing football, thirteen-year old John
Fisher died In his home Thursday. He
waa a member of tho foot hail team of
1 public school.
Roosevelt's Classmate 'Orcps Dead.
Cincinnati. N. H. Davit, president
of the Central Trust und Safe Deposit
company, dropped dead -of heart dis
ease here Thursday. Ho was fifty-two
years old and a classmate of Theodore
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EXCEED $10,000,000.
Government Attorneys Declare Lcs3t
Are Far Greater Than Those in
Sugar Swindle
New York. Assistant Uniteu
Stales Attorney Whitney declares
that the woolen duties frauds agalntt
which Collector William Loch, ,!.,
has begun a campaign will prove the
most stupendous swindle yet disclosed
at tills port since the government be
gan its investigation Into custom
It is s;iid that tho losses In duties
claimed by the government will
fii-wiit to upward 'if Jia.COSl.OOO.
la the sugar cases, which previous
ly held first place in the amount of
mom y Involved, the full extent of The
frauds was never ascertained, ir.it the
government obtained restitution of
more than $2,000,000 from the import
ers Th9 government seeks to recover
all the money claimed to bo lout In
the lat five years by alleged false In
voices for Importations made by Jo
soph Brooks & Co., manufacturers ot
woolens, worsteds and linings, of
Bradford, England, and (his city. As
sistant Attorney Whitney said:
"This Is the biggest case of the
kind the government has ever had.
The frauds Involve several woolen
manufacturing firms In England. The
total amount of the duties which the
government has lost through these im
portation frauds is much greater thp.n
in the sugar underwelghlag cases."
British Warships Salute United States
Battleships and Latter
Reply in Kind.
Portland, England.- Thb first di
vision of tho American battleship
cruising fleet, which Includes Rear
Admiral Schrocder's flagship, the
Connecticut, arrived here Wednesday.
While coming from Tor bay the
American warships passed the second
division of the British borne fleet,
which was passing out. Salutes were
exchanged. The visiting vessels also
made the customary salutes when
they entered Portland harbor.
Vlee-Admiral Sir William Henry
May, commander of the home fleet,
entertained tho American admiral
and captains on his flagship, the
Dreadnought, Wednesday evening.
The mayor and the corporation will
give a banquet to tho American offi
cers, while a fancy ball and other en
tertainments for the American and
British bluejackots have been ar
ranged. The men of the visiting fleet will
have all the privileges of the naval
canteen at Portland and of the sailors'
home in Weymouth harbor. This is a
courtesy never before granted to men
of foreign ships. The naval recrea
tion grounds have been placed at tho
disposal of the Americans and rowing
and sailing matches bctweea crows
of American and British seamen have
been planned.
Fear Ocean Steamship Is Lost.
Baltimore, Md Anxiety for the
safety of tho British steamship Tron
gate van expressed Friday by the
agents of the vessel here. The Tron
cute sailed from Bos'on for Baltimore
November 10.
Five Seaman Are Drowned.
San Francisco. live licamcn lost
their lives Friday when n British
tramp steamer, the Creytown Castle,
ran Into and stink the tug Hea Prince,
inside the entrance to the Golden
Official Opening, However, Remain
January 1, 1915 Taft Gratified
at Progress.
a wane runnel suit ana nap.
ping Puiipnia bat. spent several hours
watching the work on the famous
Gatun dam und was Informed that the
canal would bo completed December
1, 1913.
The official date of the opening re
mains Jauuary 1, 1?1!, Lieutenant
Colonel Goethuls desiring one year
In which to train the catial tenders
and to get the machinery working
smoothly. Ships meantime will be
granted the privilege of the canal,
but at their own risk Of delay inci
dent' to inexperienced operation.
In addition, it was announced by
the colonel that tho report that Pres
ident Taft's visit was the forerunner
of a request of another $100,000,000
from congress was unfounded. The
canal will be completed In 1913, lie
said, within the $37L,U0,000 already
Colonel Goethals has recommended
to President Taft that the canal be
fortified by the military government
of the Canal zone, the army and
navy to be represented on the forti
fications board, each branch of the
service to have control of matter ap
pertaining to it.
The president was phased at the
outlook for the early completion of j
the great work, and congratulated i
Colonel Goethals. Ha expressed j
amazement at the amount of work j
accomplished since uis vl3lt to the
Isthmus in February, ICO!).
President Taft is gratified over tho
results of his three days' Inspection.
Wednesday he went deep down In the
Culebra cut, giving especial attention
to this, the most difficult part of the
The president heard delegations of
mechanics and laborers, whoWe ask
ing Increased wages based on in
creases In tho United States.
Conditions here differ from those in
the United States, as government com
missary has been successful in pre
venting the increased cost in living
that has been general elsewhere. It
is doubtful that larger wages will he
paid in the zone.
Indiana Concern Is Declared Not
Guilty by Jury Through In
struction of Judge.
Jackson, Tenn. Judge John E. Me
Call of the United States district court
Thursday Instructed tho Jury in the
case of the government against the
Standard Oil company of Indiana to
return n verdict of not guilty.
Judge McCall sustained the conten
tlon of counsel for the defandant that
the United States had failed to prove
the allegations set forth in the indict
ment. The oil company hns been on
trial for a week charged with receiv
ing freight rate concessions in viola
tion of the so-called Elklns law.
The Tennessee suit ngalnst the
Standard Oil company of Indiana was
ono of a number of federal attacks
based on anti-rebate laws to be in
augurated by the department of Jus
tice under the Roosevelt administra
tion, and the line of prosecution fol
lowed in a number of significant de
tails the case in which a $29,000,000
fine was Imposed by Judge Kenesaw
M. Landis in Chicago, only to be set
aside by the federal court of
President Gives Ex-Forester Permit,
sion to File Brief3 in Connection
With Alaska Claims.
Washington.-- President Taft, re
sponding to the request of Gilford
l'inchot, fanner forester of the United
States, and his brother. Amos Pln
cl.ot, for permission to submit a brief
on the question of Issuing patents In
the Cunningham Alaskan coal land
claims, has Informed Mr. Pinchot that
he may submit pitch a brief and ad
vised 'him to send it to the executive
office before December 1.
Mr. Pinchot Is thus informed in a
letter authorized by President Tat
and written by the recretary to tho
president. Charles D. Norton, which
was made public Tuesday. The letter
Is in reply to a recent communication
to the president from Mr. Pinchot and
his brother, xprcst-ing fear that the
Interior ce;i:irttneiit will recommend
t tie patenting of tiio Cunningham
Rcbm J. Cooper Is Freed.
Nashville. Tenn.- Kobin J. Cooper,
charged with the murder of Senator
Ivivu'd Ward Carmack November 9,
IMS, was Tuesday acquitted In the
crim inal corrt on recommendation of
Attorney Central A. B. Anderson.
Thus vn'i bro'tht to a close the final
chapte.' in !ii! of thn tnost celebrated
cases in the court unnals of Tennes
see. Mo'.htr Held for Child Murder,
Philadelphia.- Mrs. Anna Kelly
thirty live yc-ais old. but tho mother
of 111 children, was Friday held for fur
tin r in al it;;; m -i charge of killing her
young''.' t child tlrocgh neglect. Four
i" ti o'' her i 'liidreir are dead and five
have In n inji.pti d.
Cx t.T.'W'iiv"i Bill $4,372.
Alh;:r,y, N. V- Gnv.-Floct John A
DU sp nt ',::,' "."'I in aid of bis cam
ptii ;n, ncc(,.-d',.g to a statement of
election txneie- s liled with the secre
tary of btute FrMav.
Resolutions Adopted Favoring Gradu
ated Plan In Payment for
Flowing Water.
The first meeting of the Nebraska
State Irrigation association at Bridge
port resulted in the delegates from
the irrigated region capturing the or
ganization and effecting a permanent
organization that will hereafter be
limited almost exclusively to dele
gates from portions of the state where
irrigation Is carried on. T. C. Eggle
ston was elected president; W. L.
Minor, secretary, and S. K. Warwick,
of Alliance, treasurer. A legislative
committee was appointed consisting
of J. L. Hnllgan. J. O. Heller. Fay E.
Williams, G. J. Hunt. O. W. Gardner,
Fred A. Wright and W. P. Byron.
Most of these committeemen are said
to be representatives of Irrigation
ditches, either as agents or attorneys.
When the committee on resolutions
presented a plank asking for legisla
tion to permit land owners to buy wat
er from whatever Irrigation company
they choose the plank was promptly
tabled. This resolution was asked by
landowners whoso lands are now un
der private ditches and who are com
pelled to buy of the Irrigation com
pany which lias obtained the appro
priation of water for such lands.
The resolutions adopted ask that the
government Pathfinder ditch be allow
ed to sell its excess water not needed
for lands tinder the government pro
ject to other cani'.ls and approprlators
alons the North Platto river hiiHod up
on the cost or the reservoir and on
tcrniB similar to those on which the
w-atcr is disposed of to the landown
ers under tho government project.
The association also resolved in favor
of a graduated plan of water payments
upon the Pathfinder canal extending
over a longer period of time than ten
years, as recommended by the North
Platte Valley Water Users' associa
tion. It was reported nt the meeting that
D. D. Price, present assistant state
engineer, and R. H. Willis of Bridge
port were applicants for appointment
to the position of state engineer or
secretary of the state hoard of Irriga
tion. The state hoard that "makeH
the appointment will conflict, of Gov
ernor Aldrlch, Iand Commissioner
Cowles and Attorney General Gront
G. Martin.
Returns on Election.
All of the counties in Nebraska save
Douglas and McPherson have sent in
official returns to the secretary of
state. McPherson's vote is small and
will cut little figure in the totals.
Taking the unofficial totals of Doug
las and adding these to the official
returns on file, the following vote la
recorded on governor: Aldrlch, rep.,
122,022; Dahlman, dein., 107.818;
Wright, soc, 5,3117. Aldrich's plural
ity, 15,30-1. The leading candidates for
senator polled these votes: Hitch
cock, (lorn.. 12.'U38; Burkett, rep., 102.
Hitchcock's plurality, 20,fi0!.
Aldrlch carried 71 counties; Dahl
man, 18; Burkett, 40; Hitchcock, f2.
Outside of Douglas county Aldrlch had
23.717 more than Dahlman, and Hiteh
vock had 10,812 more than Burkett.
Railroad Business.
An increase of 10 per cent is shown
for the year ending 1!M0 on total rail
road business done at Lincoln and
Omaha. Crawford shows an Increase
of CO per cent over 1909. Ileatrlee,
Fairhurv and South Omaha show
Thousand Dollar Alfalfa Stack.
Representative Lindsay of Webster
county, who will sit In the coming
legislature, probably holds the record
for a selling price for a hay stack.
Lindsay got HKi tons of alfalfa from
one cutting of a Held and stacked the
entire cutting in one huge stack. He
old the hay stack for $l,0ii() even.
Buying City Securities.
The state has again resumed the
purchase of municipal securities.
There belng'avallalile runds on hand,
the board of educational lands and
funds has bought $2.Hm) of Ileatrlee
city light and water bonds at 4Va per
' Plattsmouth Rifle Range.
Major E. J. Phelps, Captain Oage
and Captain Kesterson of the Nebras
ka National (lu.ird went to Platt
mouth to Investigate a proposed rlllo
range and camp grounds on the Mis
souri river. The grounds are suit
able for a range, but It Is doubtful if
they are suitable as a place for an
nual tamping and maneuvers.
Red Cross Stamps.
The Nebraska association for the
study and prevention of tuberculosis
has sent f,0,0ihl of the red cross
stamps to tin' local charity organiza
tion tit be distribute.! for sale around
the local depart mi nt stores. These
slumps are pl.ieed on sale al the price
of one rent i ach. the proceeds l'ro'll
the sale guide iat i the tund of the na
tional tiiTiiiilatieii fo" the prevention
of lillirrculosi I! Lei oiaiti'i iiito
a custom to all Clulsiuias puck
nges with tin stamps and consid
erable revenue ly received therefrom.
List of Members of House and Sen
ate. The Senate.
Dint. Nnnio nnil AiMres. Pnrty. j
H. Mom. m a I. Falls City 1 !
.'-1.. A. Vali.r;-, St'llltiK K
3 -lliiiiv lSuttlinij. NVInaMku Cttv It
I - W. II. HaMnlliK. 1 lliiill D
.". - M. t, 1 'hie. k, Uallini 1)
(-- It. S. II a ion. Omaha I
---.lithii lh U'liKan, Oinahn 1
.1. At. T.-inin i , S intli Omaha 1) 1
7-.M. S. ilex. Crni I) .
K-.l. M. Tal'iitt. Crettmi I
--A. A. Smlili, Ht. K.lwanlo K
10 -Krcl " . . ! i . . . S, rll.niT 1
11 - Phil K kuhl. Wayne It
12 1. 1.. A Hi. i i. CnhiiiiliuK I
U-I I. 1 I.vnch 1)
I4--W. H. Hcvnnlits. Children It
l.'i-J. A. Ollls, Onl I
111 C. F. ttriiliiijion, Ki'Bini'V 1
17 J. II. llahrmaii. St. I.lhary I
18 .1 II. Kemp, Kullei ten It
1 C. M. Sktlcx. Mavhl Cltv I
!! K. V. Uriiwn, Ailwr It
W. A. Hcll.'i U, Lincoln 11
21 IVter JiiiiKi'ti, lli'alilce It
"'2 Frank Fmtns. WIIIhT I
23 Wen Pickens. Powell 1
24 1'. O. Smith. Kxeter U
25 .lamrn M. Cox, I lampion H
26 .1. M. McOrrw, lllooinliiKlon 11
27 (. V. TIMmM. Hastings 1
2S-11 A. Cox, Wilcox It
29 -.!. K. Content. McCook K
;'a W. V. Hciik mid, North Platte H
The House.
Dial. Niuno and Address. 1
1 Chniit's llrpcht. Kail CUt
Henry (.ierdea. Fulls Clly
Olio Koioiic, tluinliolilt
2 A. H. Haicliiy, Hookwaller
11. W. Potm, Pawnee City
3 K. Jl. ljorl, Autmi-n ,
J Hen T. Hkeen, llruwiivllln
4 P. C Johnson, Trciimsch
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6 U. W. l.elllh. NcbrtiKka City...
W. W. Aiiiuss, Dunbar
7 W. II. PlllH. Pl.lllMIIIOllth
C. K. Metzpr, (V lar Crick....
8 F. I.. Kiiitiimn, N'l'hawkii
S - S. W. s'anhorn. Cit tnu
lO-piiU, Poland, Oinahn
J. It. Ionia, Koiilh Omnlm
J II. C.i ossaiaii, Omaha
H. II. Unimex. Oinahn
F. .1. Kitm. Omaha..:
C. H. l,lvi r, Omaha
Kil M'.ntii UriiMiin
J. K. Moilailiy, OiiiahH
W. S Shn.-niaki't'. oruahil
11 W. i). Ualltr. lUalr
12 C. H. W. IIiishc Diciitnr
l;t H. II. IIitxok. ll'ini.n
14 F. P. ljitwrciii I', Fii-mniit
If. J. Kelson, Hooper
ffi I'on McCarthy, lviiiirr
PI K. U. (liillaKlii-r. Uosalk-
17- II. C. Hiiiii ls, Wiiyne
15 IJ. K. mis, Allen
l'.i .Inlin Kuhl, Jfunilolpti
I'rt W. I.. Kirk. CroJKhlnii
21 F. M. Mulish, K'ollgh
22 11. n. S'lilih. Poon"
21 11. C. .Malraii, KmCnlW
21 Chillies Scliutli'. 1 1 uniplircy
2"i R '. ItiKan, Pintle
20 .1. H. Klnih Inc. Schuyler
27 Frank I'olcxal. Wahoo
William llarhre. Ashland
2S Ji.Ni pli liostal, Shelby
John HaKlIt, Able
29 tl. W. Fuller. Seward
Henry Sclieele, Vtkn
'M I. If. MockHtt, Normal
S. It. Mi Kelvie, Llmol
A. .1. Minor, Lincoln
Karl O. Kimer, Lincoln
1. II. 1 1 n I lii-ld, Lincoln
:tl Mike Muiphv. FiieiKl
I A. llospmlsky, Wilbur
ti2 John Mi KtsBlck. llcHtrU-e
. Cllo Fllliy, llcaulce
I. H. Clavton, Wyniore
33 J. W. I'lllHtairy, lirwllt
.11 Henry HiIUK'T. Plymouth
SS William tirueher, Hymn
:iii Liuhcr ponhani, Falrbury
I7 Puler Ki;cnlx'rKcr, Htnwitf
II. N. Swan. Fairmont
3-W. M. Oillon, York
-I. W. linker, Hi-iii'illct
"'.(.I. J. Nnrlon, OHceola
HI -11. (1. Taylor. Central Clly
41 T. F.. Ni.rdnri'ii
- C. K. Nelr, Auroru
42 A. A. Halt. KilKiir .-
John M. Jones, Clay Center....
411 --Krnest Meyer. Oak
44 lieoini- W. Llndsey. Ite.l Cloud.
4.V- I. 1 1, Kvans, Keneaaw
4 i W. .1. WeeHner. Ited Cloud
47 W A. Prince, 'lir.tml Island....
John W. Sink, (irainl Inland...
4S S. Al. Flies, I lannebroK
411 T. J. Howard. Harwell
aO !. II. Croiiin. o Nelll
II. A. Allen, Atkinson
al H. S. 1 la 1 1 IiikIi hi. Ainsivoi'tli. . .
52 K. I). Clarke, Valentino
till V. It. Kent. Cordon
M--I1. K. Ilashee. Khiiball
55 - M. K. AlcCli'llan. North Loup...
!lli I). It. Moody, Ansliy
Jt-sse Candy, ltioken How
f,7 W. s. Willie. lmp City
LS S. C. PiiHHelt, Cltihon
W. F. Hallev. Kearney
Ml-W. M. KH'bblns, Cotlienbiiri?. . .
in Chris Anderson, Norman
lil L. II. Fust num. Campbell
f.2 -I. H Hardin, Alma
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lit .lames John, Onnihrl.ini'. . .
fir, Frank Moore. Inillanola. . ..
liii S. 1 1. Mast. Moorelh Id
07 -W. '.. Taylor, Culhei tson. .
Seats for Legislators.
1 ".I no prints of the floors of both the
house and senate huvo been prepared
and members of the next legislature
are being assigned scats as rapidly as
their reiiiesis come In. Most of tlm
old members write the secretary of
state telling him exactly where tliey
wish to sit.
Stock Yards Company Defendant.
The I'nion Stock Yards company nl
South Omaha has filed a motion in
federal court lor an order making the
stock yards company a defendant in
tho rase of the Missouri Pacific rail
road company et al vs. the members
of tho state railway commission. The
company asks that this be done be
cause, as they allege, ench and every
one of the defendants named In tho
original bill, are merely nominal
parties therein and have no personal
property Interest In the subject mat
ter of the original bill, and that tho
stock yards company Itself is the only
one financially Interested in the bill.
Beet Sugar Industry.
W. ,M. tii.lord, receiver of the fed
eral luud i. Hire, has returned from a
trip through western Nebraska, dur
ing which he visited at Scott's Bluff.
Mr. Giffoid was surprised at the ex
tent of the beet sugar Industry which
is lieini? developed
Pardoned by the Governor.
James Keel, who killed IIclU
Haynes, a woman of the under world,
at Omaha several years ago, has been
pardoned by Governor bhallcubcrger.
An endment Defeated.
Tho proposed constitutional amend
incut submitted at the election that
would have withheld the franchise
lriuii new arrivals from foreign lands
until after live years' residence seems
to have been defeated. The olllclal
returns from six eoiintls are yet tniss
ItiK. but these cannot make up the
nei csi iii y number except by unex
pecle I voting. In i Ighty .- ix counties
tic total vote east was -'"."i.tlnl. A
majority of this total vote, tho pro
poillon lenulred for adoption of a
i ouotituliotial aniendiiRut, is !U2,bUl.
Homo Toin
Br ilsfpQ -E
Double Purpose Would be Served by
It Plantation In Public
Parks of City.
In the annual report of the Depart
ment of Parks of the City of New
York a bid for philanthropic praise Is
ninde In tho utatemcnt Hint many of
the dead trees were rut do a and ,",iv
on to the poor fcr nrcwooj. No doubt
this proved a meanp of re;:rioi!PB
needed help and alleviating much suf
fering. Put did the New York park depart
ment ever stop to think how much
greater benefit It might have roiu'.r rul
In this respect If all ihe living trees,
or even a part of them, hud bean lend
trees that bore fruit or nuts? Tba
dead trees In New Yorlr's rnrits and
parkways are few, the living trees are
many. By this system of phllcnthrcpy
the tree in fihle to render u;c;t raale
ri.nl help but once, end that in r.fter
it la dead; the living treo would Rf
ford help in providing bodily atistn
nance vcry year of It naturo life.
The dead tree wib probably worth
three dollars In fire wood. Tho living
food treo would bear fn:it or nuts
which would bo worth at letiFt ten cioV
lars every year. While it was living
it would be as helpful an any othui
as an adornment and shelter, and
after it was dead It would bo worth
as much ns any other for tiro wood.
In addition it would brighten the
parks and parkways with ita pretty
flowers. Would it not bo hotter tc
plaut food tiees In New York nnd lei
them be of philanthropic scrvlco
while they nrc living, an well as after
they are dead? Exchange
All Cities Awake to a Realization cf
the Beauty and Worth of
No city, state or nation evtr loav
prestige on account of having too
many trees, yet many once prosperous
countries have become barren, unin
habited wastes through tho removal
of all the trees. Cities now malntuin
a constant rivalry as to which on-3 is
best entitled to the name of "The For-'
est City," for trees, especially street,
trocs, are of equal valuo with parks
in muulclpU assets. It 1 tho flrta be-'
Uef of the writer that If a city or towni
is to have cither every street fully i
planted and no parks or plenty, of.
parks with not a street tree, the for-1
mer condition is preferable as ten dol-i
lars is to one; i
Abundance of street trees In a land;
is closely akin of forests and the high-'
i;;t state of civilization Is found whero'
forests abound and in those countries
street planting has also reached its;
1 highest plane. Germany Is tho lead-1
ing country In scientific forestry and!
I an well tinvn tti0V Inui-npfl tlm vnlna nt I
trees that the nation la likewise well!
and favorably known for its Intelli
gent use of trees in planting streets
and highways. Those nations are' de
cadent that do not reforestate their
denuded lands and in such countries
no street trees are found. In a coun
try noted for Its unusual amount ot
sunshine, as is ours, trees along all
lines of travel are much more neces
sary than In those having a consider
able natural supply. Thero Is , no
place in the world whore trees have a
greater value or more enhance the
beauty o' the land than in southern
Our Increasing "White Ways."
Modern cities flare against tht,
ght. 6ky. This Is one of their dfs
Ungiiishments, marking their progre;
from mediaeval towns. At the begin-,
nliig of the seventeenth century noc
turnal London waa in darknCES, onli
relieved here and tkere by lamps set
by some householdor above their1
doors, and by torches of a few link
boys. Dut London was as well light
ed at. that lime as any city in thu(
world, or we never Bhould have heard!
of the London boom, or of present fig
ures of London's population, making
the bitter drop in New York's over
flowing cup of joy. London boomed
while Its streets were dark, for tfca
very good reason that they were' no
darker than tho streets of any of Lon
, don's rivals. It boomed later, and
; more, ns the records attest, because
I t was first among the cities lulroduc-
ng crude lighting systems.
Aiding One's Own Community.
We owe it to the community In
which we live to do everything tv.)
can In every way possible that will
be to Its advantage. Our neighbor's
prosperity means a great deal mora
to us that some one's who lives else
where. We ahould boar this in mind
in buying our goods. We cao affcnl
to pay our home man a firm price for
his goods rather than send our money
away, knowing as we do that ever
dollar that our own citizen makes
will help In malntainiiii? our Bebocls,
cur churches nnd puttie Institutions.
It pays richly to patioi.iyo hoir.a i.i.
Suiting His Ternperiiment.
"Groogo is n very g;ouchy sort ol
man, isu't he?"
"Yes; won't even rldo lu anything
but a sulky

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