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THE KORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE: TUESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 26, 1895.
,1 siau GRAND t m :-: Sa -our- Underwear -AT THE- Star Clothing House. Having a few odd sizes left in J heavy SHIRTS and DRAWERS and as we need room we will sell them at slaughtering prices. Men's white 0 merino at 25 cents: men's natural wool () color at 25 cents. All heavy weight f goods at same reduction Come at once and get your pick. STAR CLOTHING HOUSE, 9 WEBER & VOLLMER, Props. Mail orders oromntlv attended to. A. F. STREITZ Drugs, Medicines, Paints, Oils, PRINTERS' SUPPLIES, Window Glass, Machine Oils, Diamanta Spectacles. DEUTSCHE APOTHEKE. CORNER OF SIXTH AND SPRUCE STREETS. C. F. IDDING-S, LUMBER COAL Order by telephone from Newton's Book Store. SjLisrszLinsr peale's WALL-PAPER, PAINT AND OIL DEPOT. WINDOW GLSS, VARNISHES, GOLD LEAF, GOLD PAINTS, BRONZES, ARTISTS' COLORS AND BRUSHES, PIANO AND FURNITURE POLISHES, PREPARED HOUSE AND BUGGY PAINTS, KALSOMINE MATERIAL, WINDOW SHADES. ESTABLISHED JULY 1868. - ... 310 SPRUCE STREET. ZLTIEW ZLiITIEIRY" JISTID PEED STABLE (Old "7cmx IDoran JSJralolo.) Prices Good T'eaixis, Com for t abl c Hi gs, Excellent Acccsmcdaliccs for the Farming Public. ELDER & LOCK. "Northwest corner of Courthouse square. Dr. N. McOABE, Prop. J. E. BUSH, Manager. NOETH PLATTE PHARMACY, NOETH PLATTE, - NEBRASKA. WE AIM TO HANDLE THE BEST GRADE OF GOODS, SELL THEM AT REASONABLE PRICES, AND WARRANT EVERYTHING AS REPRESENTED. Orders from the country and along the line of the Union Pacific Railway Solicited. JOS. F. FILLION, Steam and Gas Fitting. Cesspool and Sewerage a Specialty. Copper nd Galvanized Iron Cor nice. Tin and Iron Roofings. Estimates furnished. Repairing of all kinds receive prompt attention Locust Street, Between Fifth and Sixth, . North. 3?latte. - - - .-Nebraska. IRA It. BARE,EDrroRAD Proprietor - " SUBSCRIPTION RATES. One Year, cash in sdrance, 11.23. Six Month?, cash in adrance 75 Cent Entered at the Korth Piatt. ( Nebraska) postoBc aa second-class matter. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, Is centrally situated in the triangular figure bounded by lines drawn from Omaha to Cheyenne, thence to Denver, from thence to starting point It is 291 miles fiom the first named city, 225 miles from the second, and -280 miles from the third Havluj; a popnlation of 4,000 people it is the head' quarters of both freight and passenger dlrtaions of the U. P. R'y Co., and is the home of about 500 railway employes whoae monthly pay roll amounts to some $35,000.00. Almost 200 miles of irrigation cauals are rapidly neuring completion, which will bring into the highest state of cultlration 150,000 acres of the nioit prodactlr land upon which the sun1 rays rhine. The citizenship of North Platte is that of the best afforded by the oldor states, and her people are actire, progressive and prosperous. To the industrious, energetic home-seeker from the crowded east North Platte and Lincoln county presents unusual advantages. Thousands of acres of vacant govornment land, in close proximity to those already being brought under irrigation, may be obtained by consulting the United States land office in North Platte. A letter of inquiry to "U, S. Register, North Platte, Neb.," relative to the abovo will be courteously aaswered. Irrigated farming is no longer an experiment, but has reached the point where it is acknowledged as pre-eminently the safest in all seasons method of conducting agricultural and horticultural oper ations. The salubrious and life-giving climate of Lincoln county, where malaria is unknown and where pulmonary troubles are unthought of, is another Incentive to the location therein of those who are anxious to eujoy the good things of this life as long as possible. North Platte churches and schools are above those of eastern communi ties, the lattor being one of the few in Nebraska permitting the graduate thereof to enter the State University without an Intermediate preparatory training. The people of tho community gladly welcome the honest, industrious eastern citizen who is eager to better his condition and assisting in the upbuilding and development of a comparatively new country. i For information recrard- inr the Great Irrigation ! Belt of Lincoln Co., write the Lincoln Co. Immigra- i tion Association, North : Platte, Nebraska. One of the commendable bills which the legislature should adopt without debate is what is known as the "Watson bill, providing for the election of county commission ers by the ballots of the people of the whole county. It is well enough te nominate these officers from pre scribed districts in the county, but let the people of the entire county vote upon them, as the' expend the money of the entire county. Are you there, Messrs. Akers and Harris? Our diminutive little friend of the Era wishes us to lay a state ment before the public of just what it has cost the taxpayers of Lin coln count' to keep his little org-anette afloat during the drouthy years past and these daj's of demo cratic simplicity and economy. His small and constantly diminishing' circulation precludes the possibility of his rivinjr the matter the pub- icity which the subject deserves, lence his request for The Tribune o give it the benefit of the largest circulation in western Nebraska. His little sheet became the official organ (?) by the prejudiced parti san vote of a couple of populist county commissioners, one of whom leld stock in the concern, in 1892. Since that time his claims against the count', as shown by the official register of claims, have been just 84,370.07. Here you have it for a period of three .years. "What do you think of that Messrs. Beatty, Sricsson et al who were compelled to shoulder the burden when B. I. Hinman wanted his S400, and were then bluffed out of your equity in he concern? One little item which the chief ugieman for Butler Buchanan the Era does not mention. That is the fact that the large collection of taxes for the past year is not due to the activity of the treasurer, but to the fact that the board of count' commissioners, after allowing- warrants, went outside the law and began withholding' them from the people to whom they were due until such time as the latter had paid their personal taxes. It was a bulldozing' scheme all the way through, as many a poor drouth stricken farmer who badly needed his money last summer found out to his sorrow. The law specifically says that where taxes are due the county, their amount may be de ducted from the claims, and a war rant drawn for any remaining bal ance. By their stepping1 outside the pale of the law and first drawing- the warrants the board per mitted the christian Shylocks to get in their work upon the greater part of issue, hence Mr. Buchanan's magnificent tax collections. This for the benefit of the uninstructed who do not know how they were obtained. yet to be heard from. A. E. Hill with his trifle over one year of ser vices proves to be a "lulu," and breaks the record with an expense of $606.60. Thus you see that year by j ear these populistic patriots for revenue only are gradually 'farm ing'" their positions more and more each succeeding year, evidencing their paternalism in that govern ment was formed for the susten ance of individuals. Three active men of good judgment should be easily able to annually perform the duties of countv commissioner within fifty or sixty days, at a yearly expense of from $150 to $180, and mileage. This big four of political patriots have already cost the peo ple of Lincoln county $3,731.30, and Butler Buchanan will still have to continue to pinch and save to try ana make the balance sheet come out right in accordance with popu listic ideas of economy and re form(?) Ix the three years which E. D. Murphy ostensibly served as county commissioner he extracted from the treasury $1034.55. W. S. Hill re ceived $1,119.85. Sam Diehl for the two years and one month has cost S870.30, with his third year when he is acting as chairman of the board and gets in his greatest work It is a matter of supreme indif ference to The Tribune whether it is in line with petty personages perniciously pursuing partisan politics for personal preferment. It is a newspaper in the broadest and most comprehensive sense of the term, and that is why the public generally, irrespective of politics, admire it, and express their ap proval by their patronage. Its in dependence is annually worth hun dreds of dollars, and it will never deteriorate into a mere party organettc by condoning the wrong doing of a member of its own politi cal family. In proof of this it was one of the first papers in the state to editorially express an opinion upon the Hilton shortage, since which time a large majorityif not all of the republican papers have lined up on the subject. The Tribune is a good enough' American patriot to know that a political party in a republic should be but the means for acquiring good government. It never confounds and confuses party with government. The one is but an inferior to accomplish the ob jects of a superior; hence its right to express a candid opinion, and condemn a yvrong wherever found. Will would-be critics be as honest and consciencious? Neither collar nor muzzle is or will be worn by The Tribune, and believing that the republican party is the best medium for acquiring good govern ment and upbuilding society, there in it may be found until such time, at least, as the methods ot the or ganization are radically revolutionized. s a It is evident that5 there will be very few seed bonds voted in Ne braska under the Lamborn act. Sentiment generally has been against submission of propositions, and in Phelps county where a vote las just been taken a proposition to issue bonds under the provisions of the act has been defeated by a vote of four to one. A proposition las been submitted in Kearney county but indications are that it will not carry. The prevailing tsentiment is that it is not a good business proposition to pay interest on a five vear loan for money that is not needed tor more than six months. Kearney Hub. WRECKED BY ROBBERS First National Bank of Griswold Bad ly Damaged by an Explosion. SCARED AWAY BY THE NOISE Rorglar Made a Hasty Departure After Securing Considerable Booty Chicago Murder Mystery Lawlessness In Cleveland Crime Record. The Sioux City Journal makes the following covert thrust at the reformers who have ready made, radical and complete new systems of government they want to fit to the people between breakfast and dinner: "Civilization is not a scheme at all. A good many peo ple fancy that it is, but it isn't. Nobody ever thought it out in ad vance. It cannot be designed or diagrammed. On the contrary, like Topsy, it 'just growed up.' Some people talk about 'institutions' as they could be arbitrarily and suddenly imposed upon a great mass of people. And this is dead wrong, too." City politics are so hot in Blair that the volunteer fire department las divided off into squads and is on duty all the time to turn on the water when the friction between candidates develops into a blaze. PiperHeid5ieciC PLUG TOBACCO Consumers of dMrokcowlw .11. ..- A are wtfliig to a little more than the price dged r tKe ordinary trade tobaccos, will find this trand sQperior to all others Atlantic. Ia., Feb. 25. The First National bank of Griswold, Cass county, was entered last night by burglars, who blew open the vault doors and then drilled the doors of the locked safe, put in a charge of the explosive, lit the fuse and closed tho vault doors. The ex plosion totally wrecked the vault, doing over $3,500 damage to safe, vault and building. The noisa was so great that the burglars made a hasty departure, Over $400 worth of stamps belonging to the postmaster, and $120 in nickels in side the vault are known to have been taken and probably other valuables, but the wreck is so great that it is au lm Dossibilitv to tell what was stolen. The iurelar proof safe inside the vault con tained 120.000 in cash, and it is not im probable that this safe was entered and the 120,000 stolen. Men are scouring the oountrv for traces of the thieves, who are ovideutly professionals. When the wreckage was cleared up it was found the contents of the time lock safe and burglar proof safe were untouched. Lawlessness In Cleveland. Clkvkland. Feb. 25. One of the boldest acts of lawlessness which has oc curred in this city for a long time took place in the western suburbs last night. While a Nickel Plate freight train was standing near the Detroit street cross ing a gang of tramps appeared and with drawn revolvers drove off the crew of the train. Tho gang then began breaking open freight cars and helping themselves to tho contents. Meanwhile the police had been notified and a pa trol wagon loaded with officers soon came upon the scene. The tramps escaped in the darkness. Chicago Murder Mystery. Chicago, Feb. 25. Evidences of what the poliee think is a frightful murder mysterv were found today when two children discovered tho mutilated body of a man in a lonely locality at Ninety fifth street and Western avenue. The body, which that of a man about 25 years old, was found in a sitting posture, leaning against a tree. The hands, legs and lower part of the body were badly burned, deep gashes were found in the head and about tho waist were the rem nants of a charred and singed rope. Indian Attorney Convicted. FoitT Smith, Ark., Feb. 25. John Breck, an Iudiau attorney of Lenepah, I. T., has been convicted of the fraud ulent use of the mails. The scheme worked by him and numerous other at torneys was the issuing of fraudulent claims of Cherokee citizenship, by which means they collected thousands of dollars. Breck visited Kentucky and then tho eastern states, collecting thou-1 nands of dollars from numerous persont ! for whom he never filed any claims be fore the council. HARRY HAYWARD'S STORY. Defendant In th Gins Murder Trial Con tinues Mis Testimony. Minneapolis, Feb. 25. Harry Hay ward, the defendant in tho Ging mur der trial, continued his testimony today in his own behalf. His narrative wa resumed at the point where he returned to the Ozark after the theater and heard the news of Miss Giug's death. "I thought of all our relations," he said, "and how I had lent her money. I remember that she had often asked me to lend her my revolver, and as I thought the matter over I became con vinced that she had been murdered. I don't know what I said to tho people there or at the police station. But I was very much excited." Witness described his experience in tho "sweat box" and told how he was taken to the morgue and shown the dead body, with everybody watching him. He did not know what he did, but said he felt very bad and knew everyone there thought him guilty. He ordered some roses from a florist and at tended the funeral. On Thursday he aud Adry were arrested and put in a cell together. Adry seemed very down in the mouth, and Harry had said to him: "We are not guilty. What's tho use of feeling this way?" But Adry was dispirited and finally Harry had Mid: "Adry; what is this? Yon held her up ouce. Did yon have anything to Ao with this?" Adry was silent and re fused to talk any more. After that there was no further conversation be tween them. This evidence caused a flutter of ex citement. It brought in the story which. on Thursday, had been ruled out by the court, to the effect that Adrv was tho masked highwayman who last April had held up and robbed Harry, Miss Ging and Miss Vedder while they were out driving. Adry, it is understood. will go on the staud aud deny the story with an alibi. MORE WOE FOR WOODWORTH. II i IN SENATE AND HOUSE Senators Devoting All Their Time to Appropriations. SUNDRY CTVILBILL TAKEN UP South Omaha Appropriation Tacked on a an Amendment House Paste Several Bills Shotralter Named for Circuit J ii dee National Capital Notes. Wanted For the W,uing Murder. Hoi.tox, Kan., Feb. 25. Sheriff Nay lor has in custody a man who is thought to be the one who attempted to rob the Rock Island depot at Whiting last Octo ber and killed the agent, W. H. Early. He answers to the description complete ly, and circumstantial evidence is all against him. Cordelia Hill Acquit tel. C'Iarlkston. W. Va., Feb. 25. Cor delia Hill, the colored child who shot and killed her father in defense of her mother last Tuesday, was tried by a jury and acquitted. Change In League Rules. New York. Feb. 25. Tho Natiomd League baseball oflicials met at the Fifth Avenue hotel this afternoon to suggest changes in the rules of the League. The questions of noisy coach iug and of giving additional power to umpires to discipline kickers will come up for consideration and it is likely the committee will suggest some important changes to the League on next Wednes day. It is probable the committee will also make some suggestions on the ad visability of doing away with gloves, excopt in the ca.;e of catchers and first basemen, and will recommend that tho pitcher's box be made larger. Prophet Hed ward Arrested. Kingston, Jamaica, Feb. 25. Alex ander Bedward. a negro who styles him self a prophet, aud who, during hist year, attracted a following of over 5,000 people, has been arrested on a charge of sedition. In addressing his congregation recently Bedward is al leged to have, in the most emphatic manner, advised his listeners to rebel against the government aud crush the whites. Stricken With Apoplexy New Youk. Feb. 25. George L. Pease, vice president of the Shoe and Leather National bank up to a few weeks ago, died at his home iu Brooklyn today. He was stricken with apoplexy yesterday. Aged Couple Cremated. Dayton, O., Feb. 25. George Weaver and his wife, an aged aud infirm couple, living alone on a farm, were burned to death in their dwelling. N'ctr I-oan Quoted at 5 Per Cent Premium. London, Feb. 25. The new American loau was quoted on the stock exchange at 5 per cent premium. Wrecked by a Gas Explosion. Sharon, Pa., Feb. 25. Two hotffles were wrecked and five people iujured by a gas explosion here. Effort to Have His Teaching Eliminated at the University of California. BEIJKELKY, Cal.. J' eh. 2. 'Iho ex pulsion of Professor Charles Woodworth and Student Maxwell from the First Baptist church for heresy is creating much contention in this university town. The charge-? against Woodworth were that he had stated in writing that the Biblo contained many errors of his tory and geology, and that "the trinity is only three nf the many manifestations of God." Woodworth maintains that Christ was born of two hnmau parents. The professor had also said that "the death of Jesus, like the Jewish saorifi ces, only saves symbolical!," and that the fall of man was not from true holi ness but from childish innocence. Tho latter statement involved the ques tion of evolution, to which Wood- worth firmly adheres as a good method of reasoning both for science and for Christianity. Some of the members of the church arrayed against Professor Woodworth say they will take the mutter before the academic society, the board of the university. maintaining that if a man is unfit be cause of his heresies to teach a Sunday school ho is not the proper person to in struct the students at the university. To this Professor Woodworth says that to eliminate his teachings at tho university of California they must elim- j inate science and put in orthodox cler- ' gymen of the old school, who will teach as truths traditions and legends that are no more valuable, except sym bolically, than the myths aud legonds of ancient Greece. Washington, Feb. 25. The belated appropriation bills wertfbefore the senate with the prospect of working early and late in order to complete them. Mr. Cockrell, chairman of the appropriation committee, made a statement at the outset as to tho condition of the meas ures and tho need for night sessions and speedy work. There were, he said, the sundry civil bill and the legislative, executive and judicial appropriation bill on the calendar. The naval appro priation bill would be hero today or to morrow. The deficiency bill would also come over from tho house probably to day. These bills will need attention as fast as the senate is able to work, said Mr. Cockrell. He asked that a recess be taken at 6 o'clock tonight until 8 and the session to then continue uutil 10 or 11 tonight. Mr. Chandler gave notice that if this agreement was reached he would object to anything outside of the appropriation bills. Mr. Cockrell said this would be th specific understanding. Mr. Mandersou (Rep., Neb.), sug gested that there were too few senators present tc make such an agreement. The presiding officer construed this as an objection, and the request went over until later in the day. Mr. Gorman, presented a partial agree ment of the conferees on the District of Columbia appropriation bill The sundry civil bill was takeu up then. The appropriation of $75,000 for a public building at Annapolis, Md.. was struck out ou motion of Mr. Gorman. Mr. Hausbrongh (Rep., N. D.) offered an amendment, which was agreed to, including Bismarck, N. D., among those cities to havo a public building. Mr. Wilson (Rep., Wash.) also secured $20,000 for a public building at Olympia. Wash. Mr. Vest, chairman of on public buildings aud fied the senators of the that by "loading" the.o ments on the bill all of th? lions for new building BETTER FARMING OF SMALL FARMS. Presid nt Stlckncy Aililrcssinp- Iowa Farm ers Upon the .Subject. Nkw Hampton, la.. Feb. 25. Presi dent Stickney, of the Chicago Great Western railroad, has inaugurated a sc ries of meetings along tho Hue of his road for tho purpose of advocating a more scientific and thorough farming. He will hold one or two meetings in all of the important towns along the line, which will bo addressed by himself and others who have had practical experi ence in special crops, such as potatoos. A meeting was held here today and was addressed by Mr. S. H. Hall of Minne apolis. He claims that nearly 100,000. 000 bushels of potatoes are imported every year and that by a rotation of crops aud the cultivation ot iotatoes to a greater extent this deficiency can bo made np along the line of the Great Western road. Mr. Stickney says he calls it his gospel of better farming of smaller farms and that it, will be preached from one end of th road to the other. They are traveling iu their special car and making stops in all of the towns, addressing the farmers upon the subject. Not Eating Horseflesh. ST. Joseph, Feb. 25. Several days age one B. W. Hiatt came to this city with credentials purporting to be from j Governor Morrill of Kansas and solic ited aid for people in western Kansas, who, he claimed, were eating horseflesh. He is uow denounced as an imposter by dozens or more persons of Decatur coun ty, one of the counties Hiatt claimed to represent. Many letters have been re ceived in this city from that county saying that while many people are in destitute circumstances, they are not eating horseflesh. llattlefleld Memorial Order. ST. Louis, Fob. 25. George E. pol tou, general commanding the Com rades of the Battlefield, today issued a general order to tho military order, of which he is supreme officer, notifiying its members that the order will hold its annual battlefield memorial services for 1895 on the battlefield of Chickamauga in September, at the time of the dedi cation of that field as a national park. Joint Carnival at Novates. Noqai.ek, Ari., Feb. 25 The joint carnival of this city and Nogales, Mer., is in full swing. The ceremonies at tendiug tho advent of Rex was wit nessed by large crowds. The carnival is marked by much good feeling among members of both nationalities. tho committee ground, noti- far northwest new amend- ippropria- Cheyenne. Boise, Helena, Pietre, Olympia and Bis marck, would fail. Tho provision in the amendment adopted for the new buildings are that sites shall be purchased in each city named at a cost not to exceed $20,000' each for the public buildings. The appropriation of $25,000 for the public building at South Omaha, Neb., already authorized by a special bill, was included as an amendment. In the nouse. Washington, Feb. 25 Fully 80 memlwrs crowded down into the area in front of the speaker's stand whon the house met today, all pressiug for unani mous consent to consider billa ot local' importance. There &ere several fortu nate oues heioro the "regular order was demanded. BilLs were passed for the relief of James Phelan; for the relief of Michael Ryan; for the relief of Maria S. Priest: to construct a hridgo across the Illinois river at Hennepin; to appoint Gardner B. Hubbard of Washington ou the board of regents of the Smithsonian institu tion; to authorize the erection of a bronze statue of Professor Samuel D. Gross. The senate, amendments to the Indian appropriation bill were nonconcured ic anil the bill was sent to conference. The house then went into committee of the whole and resumed the consideration of the general deficiency bill. The amendment to pay $425,000 to Great Britain iu settlement of the Ber iug sea awards, carried, yeas 1)5, nays 85. Futierttl if Fred Douglass. Washington. Feb. 25. The remains of Frederick Douglass were convoyed early this morning to the Metropolitan A. M. E. church, where they lay in state until the funeral services in the afternoon. Before the removal from Cedar Hill. Anacoita. Mr. Douglass' late residence, brief services for the immedi ate relatives were conducted by the Rev. Hugh T. Stevenson of the Ana costa Baptist church. Miowalter Is Selected. Washington, Feb. 25 The president has nominated John W. Showalter of Illinois to be United States circnit court judge for the Seventh judicial district. Ice Moving In the Ohio River. Cincinnati, Feb. 25. Tho ice in the Ohio is moving rapidly today and gorges at the bridges and othor places are breaking. The boats are all steamed up and whistling, and there is much ex citement owing to the danger to lh' hipping interests. Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report. Baking Powder AtVSOUUTEUr PURE Denied Dayton, Huffman, fug Machi that the MimmniM h 9 , - are negotiate company. U SBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB lent Huffman. 'Ik George P. v Davis Sew- Idepfe absolutely & t? and ivi Trn that tliav . 4.1 TT, r i 4 out uie wane M'oTk Not Renamed. New YofetK, Feb. 25. Work on the buildings vipon which the board of wa1 ing delegates ordered strike last weak in aid of the electrical workers' strike has not been resumed today. Women-Mar Still Wear Hat. Jefferson Citv, Mo.. Feb. 25. The houso defected the bill making it a mis demeanor for wpmeu to wear hata at theaters, churches, etc. The vote stood 40 for and 54 against. Dean le Breton. Mrs. Langtry's father, Dean le Bre to, was the leading dignitary of bis church in Jersey, presiding especially over the picturesque church at St. Sav krar"B. He was a man of superb phy sique and strikingly handsome. His beauty descended to more members of his family than to his famous daughter, for the brothers, of whom there were several, all were splendid looking, Apol lolike fellows, notably Mrs. Langtry's youngest aud favorite brother, who was killed in a tiger hunt in India. New York Times. V