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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : THURSDAY , JANUARY 12 , 1800.
Senate Gets After Ornel Oolonel of Firs Nebraska Regiment. OUTBURST OF INDIGNATION FROM YORK CltUen * Fortnnlnte 1'ctltlon to the Secretary of War AnkltiK that StatucnherK He InvcMlKiited ' anil I'unliilied. LINCOLN , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) The al leged misconduct of Colonel Slotacnbcrg of the First Nebraska toward his men has nt latit been taken up by the legislature. Sen ator Crow of Douglas offered this resolution today : Whereas , H Is common report coming from itho sons of Nebraska parents serving their country In Manila , Philippines , of unjust and tmsoldlery treatment of the men In the First Nebraska regiment by Colonel Stot- senberg , and NVherena , Thess charges have been oftl- clally filed with the secretary of war , and Whereas , The humblest private \olunlccr soldier , whether at home or 10,000 miles away , In entitled to the full protection of every right , therefore , IteiinentN StotHcnherK'n Removal. Resolved , That our senators and represent atives In congress bo requested to urge tha honorable secretary of war to detach Colonel Stotsenbcrg from 'tho First Nebraska vol unteers , U. 8. A. , and return him to duty In the regular army , Resolved , That upon the return of the Flrrt Nebraska regiment to America , where testimony can bo heard , that these charges , BO universally believed by the friends of the men of this1 regiment , should be fully Investigated and such punishment Inflicted as the case , If proven , deserves. Resolved , further , That the secretary of war be also requested to hear and dctermlno all charges now on file In the office of the adjutant general of the army against officers for violation of army regulations toward volunteer soldiers from tno state of Ne braska. Resolved , That a copy of these resolutions shall be transmitted to the secretary of war at once. The resolution was passed under mispcn- Blon of the rules , Halo of Madison recording the only "no" vote. YORK , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Spnclal. ) There IB a rising wave of , Indignation In all parts of the state where there are friends of the First Nebraska boys against the reported cruelty of Colonel Stotsenberg at Manila. The complaints that have reached this place from tlmo to tlmo have found popular ex pression in the following petition from well known citizens. It has been forwarded to the secretary of war : YORK , Neb. , Jan. 11. To Hon. R. A. Al- gcr , Secretary of War , Washington : We , the undersigned , representing the parents ol the boys constituting Company A , First reg iment of Nebraska volunteers , now at Manila would respectfully represent that they have for a long time learned of the harsh and tyrannical treatment of the boys by Colonel Stotsonbcrg , the commanding officer of sale ! regiment , and take this means of remon strating against his cruel acts. Under the strict rules of military discip line a soldier has very little hope of rellel from the unjust oppressive sway of a su perior officer , and If that officer sees fit tc exercise his authority to the point of entail ing unnecessary suffering and hardship upor men there Is little to prevent It unless th < friends at home can Interest those in au thority , Wo' will not attempt to specify the nu mermiB acts of tyranny of which Colone Stotsonberg Is guilty. Wo would call youi special attention to the recent remonstrnnci of the friends of the Thurston Rifles o Omaha men of the same regiment. Wi have examined their charges therein se forth and can elate that complaints of thi same nature have frequently come to u : from our own soldier boys. We , ! therefore , beseech you.in the nami of ; these , we hold dqar" to remove this mai from command of 'said regiment and thu : prevent further indignities against the help less volunteer who Is making so great a sac rlfice for his country. Wo have no nc qualntance with Colonel Stotsenberg and therefore , have no personal motive In mnk IT IS BADLY MIXED The public him long felt that the nr of curliiR Hcxnal decay , Impotent1- lost manhood was one of the most un certain of sciences. No two physician could agree OH to the treatment , am the public justly became dlsgustc ! with physi cians in gen oral. IP h i most n ul urn resultA II : that weal in e n , seelni r.o chance o .obtaining re 'lief from th regular prac rltloners llei fcYi- help t t li e larg H r m y o quacks , wli emptied the ! ] pockets an frequently li repalrably d a mage d their himltl Electricity I today t h only know cure for Sqj ual Weal nesses , and positively guarantee a permanent cure when Klci trlclty Is applied through the niedlui of Dll. BENNETT'S KLKCTIUO BMJ/ , which Is the greatest and grandest dl covery for the upholding of the hone and glory of man. Boneilclal resuli are noticed from the very first ( In ; Failure Is Impossible. You must hav electricity In the system ; Nature wl not furnish It. for Nature has been In posed upon. The gentle , sure and m > ' er-waverlng current of Electricity gei erated by my Belt feeds the brail making new tissue , strengthens all tl cells by supplying them with vlvllk blood that Is perfectly pure and health ; It feeds all the muscles of the hod , strengthening and hardening them , : no drugs on earth will. The prices t my belts arc only 8 and $10 and . cure Is worth more than money to yoi It Is worth life Itself. To married me middle aged or advanced In years wl Buffer from want of power I assure speedy and permanent relief ; you en begin treatment with my Belt with tl name confidence of a cure as fm would be to a starving man to satlsl hunger , With old men the effect Is happy one the power and vigor < youth being restored. t Guaranteed to cure Kidney , Llvi and Bladder Troubles , Ilhcumatlsm , every guise , Constipation , etc. lit poft , silken cimmols-covored spong ; flectrodon that cannot burn and Mist ns do the bare metal electroiles used c nil other makes of belts win be renew * when worn out for 75 cents no otlr belt can be renewed for any pri.ce. Call upon or write mo today sacred confidential get symptom blanks , boo ] and literature. Consultation and ndvl without cost. ! > ELECTUICAL SI' ' PENSOUY for the cure of the vnrloi weaknesses of men Is KHEE to eve ; male purchaser of one of my Bell Sold only by DR. IIKN'XKTT F.I.KCTH1C CM , Itoon 20 anU Ht , Donida * muck , Kltlt at Dodgr Stu , Ontalin. Open from Ni'lO in , to 8iHO p. m. Open all day Suiidn If roa will , ylrMo Mention the Bee , Ing this complaint , It In done solely on be half of the young men whose welfare and happiness nltall ever be uppermost with us. I N. J. STONKCYl'HKR , J. A. KCL.SU , I MRS. S. J. BENNER , E. REISINOER , JOHN TQDD. CIJMJIlllATn OI'lSSIMl OK XHW II.VI.L Woodmen ofortli I.onp Give tin Oiien MeetltiK. NORTH LOUP. Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) On Monday evening , January 0 , the Mod ern Woodmen of America gave one of the moat pleasing entertainments .the citizens of this town have ever had the privilege of enjoying. The occasion was the dedication of their now hall In the brlclc block erected by the North Loup Improvement company during the last summer. The plans of the Improve ment company contemplated the erection ol a one-story brick and the Woodmen society Is responsibly for the change In the original plan to that or a fine two-story and baec- ment building that would do credit to any town In the state. The society made a proposition to rent a hall from the company at * 100 per year If It would build the addi tional story required. The proposition was accepted and the original plans changed. The exercises at the Woodmen's celcbrn- tlon consisted of music and recitations , the principal feature being an address by Rev , Moces Anderson , state deputy head consul ol the state of Missouri. After the program was rendered the consul announced that th banquet committee reported an Immense supply of eatables was on hand at the tnwr halt and Invited the entire audlcnco to re pair to the hall and partake of the bountlfu ; feast. Two hundred and fifteen people sal down to the spread. OKT GOOD IMIICKS KOIl PRODUCTS Knritiern About Central Cltr it Deicree of Pronpi-rUy. CENTRAL CITY , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Spc clal. ) About 15,000 cattle are being fed her this season , to say nothing of several thou sand head of sheep and hogs. Farmers ar realizing good prices for their grain am hay , and largo quantities of oil , meat am corn arc being received to supply loco shortace. Central City Is alive with new enter prises. A now lumber yard Is In course o construction , a new Implement house Is goln up , besides minor Improvements of varlou kinds , and a busy season Is anticipated I all branches of business. Old establlshc business men are enlarging their building to accommodate Increasing demands an others are moving Into larger buildings. Two creameries In the vicinity of Centre City are running full time and are shlppln butter weekly to eastern markets. Ice Is being harvested hero this wlnte and a good supply Is being stored by dealer 1'IIOSI'EIUTY MARKS AT IIUHWKM Farmer * llnve Plenty of Money nu Much lliillilliiK In IlelnK Ilone. BURWELL , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) 1 any one doubts that permanent prosper ! ! has come they should take a trip out amen the farmers and country merchants. Tb merchants say that tbelr salw hrvo ! r creased wonderfully and that the farntei are invariably paying cash for what the buy. The Implement men report that id last season's soles were double the prevlni year and that nearly all bills have been pali About , fifteen farms have changed han.l ? I this county In the \aai \ sixty days. A n sume of thi ; building done In Burwell In 4t last year iliowa that ovei $15,000 has bee expended In permanent Improvement Bailey & Kroetch are now erecting an el ( vator at this point , which will give t > \ largo elevators besides the mill. More in provements have been made in the last yc : than in the three years previous. P&ATTE COUNTY'S SUPERVISOR ! on n , Two Democrat * Succeed Republican 9 In Oriinnlintlon. COLUMBUS , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special.- ) The Board of Supervisors for Platte count convened yesterday at the court house , tl several now members taking their seats ar those whose terms had expired retlrln The board this year Is decidedly democrat ! republicans from two districts being sui ceedcd by democrats. The board was du organized and standing committees ar pointed for the ensuing year. Peter Bei ider from Humphrey was chosen for chal s man. He has been a member of the boai d for a number of years. The official pape : for the county will be announced soon , all some contracts made for printing and oth 1- supplies. J. W. James was again given tl 1o o contract for another year to look after tl llH county's Interest at the poor farm. llU U ARHKSTED FOR ASSAULT ON GIR ] h Chnrlc * IllKRlnlinthuin Consent * ( Iletnrii to Inwn. FREMONT , Neb. . Jan. 11. ( Special Tel gram. ) Charles Hlgglnbotham , who Is sa to bo wanted In Harrison county , Iowa , f " criminal assault on a 14-year-old girl , wi arrested at the Merchants' hotel here ted : by Deputy Sheriff Lydlck. Hlgginbotha 11 acknowledged his Identity and agreed to i 10 back without requisition papers. He wi registered at the hotel under the name _ Charles Hughes. Firemen' * Fnlr n Snccen * . WYMORE. Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) The firemen's fair , which Is in progress tbo opera house this week , Is drawing lar crowds. The fair Is given by the membe n of the Wyraoro volunteer fire departme and the success U is having leads the mei k- bers to believe that the profits of the we kI I will be a big help to them In buying nc uniforms , for which purpose the fair Is b c- ing given. The fair started Monday nig cm m and will close Saturday night. Thursd 1' . night will be known as "city official" nlgl at which tlmo the department will give or banquet to the city officials , their wiv ' ory. and the press. Dancing is the prtnclf ) y. mode of amusement and on the closing nig ; k'O a number of valuable prizes will bo glv ill away. illn n- nv Sewnril KnlKht * of Pythln * . v- vn - SEWARD. Neb. . Jan. 11. ( Special.- ) nn , largo number of people accepted the Invl ! lie tlon of Seward lodge. No. 78 , Knights Pythias , last evening and witnessed the I stallatlon ot officers. The installation w performed by S. S. Weatherby , deputy gra chancellor commander , assisted by a cot oj of representatives of grand lodge ofllce The following officers were Installed for t . . ensuing year : J. F. Gereke. C. C. ; ' ' Luchmann , V. C. ; Charles Paradis , P. ; W Ho llam Iloycr , M. W. ; H. A. Graff , H. II. n Hoa S. ; W. D. Bowen , M. P. ; W. E. Langwortl M. E. ; J. T. Mcssman , M. A , in lie Revival Meeting * nt Wyniore. ud WYMORE , Neb. . Jan. 11. ( Special. ; ryu Two revival meetings are being held u Wyniore , ono at the Christian church , cc of ducted by Evangelist Lemon of Lincoln , a the other at the Methodist church. In chai er of the pastor , Rev. Woodcock. The me In Ings at the Christian church have been aso progress for three weeks and as a result o , the evangelist's efforts many accessions i er being made to the churches. At I on Methodist church the meetings have be eil running a week and here also much Inter er is being manifested. lly Temperature nt Dnvld City. ks DAVID CITY , Neb. , Jan , 11. ( Special. ce A fine mist has been falling for the 1 ; 'S. thirty-six hours , freezing on the trees n 'S.us sidewalks and other places where it fi ry The temperature has been hovering arou ts. the freezing point. A slight wind from I south , however , has shaken most ot the from the trees. Hold on Charier of Ilorc Stealing HASTINGS , Neb. , Jan , 11. ( Special. G. Lord , who was arrested for dealing horeo and buggy from N , V. Eckels on the night of December It ! , had his preliminary hearing before County Judge Bowen yes terday and was bound over to the district court In the sum of Ji'OO. He failed to fur nish ball and was placed In the county jell to await the next term of court. ( 'HOOKS DV.NAMITH T1IKIH CELL. Ilcnpcrntc Attempt to Ilrenk Out of ColumliiiN .In 11 FnllM. COLUMBUS , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special Tele gram. ) The four crook confined In the ounty jail Martin , Waters , Hayes and I'cast exploded a dynamite cartridge In nc of the cells this evening In the hope iat the ceTl might bo ruined and they could make their escape In the confusion that ould follow. Martin and Waters were adly Injured In the face and eyes by the xploslon. Three of these men are held on the charge t shooting Officer Brock with Intent to 111. The other Is held for burglary. They re undoubtedly the toughest crooks that vor struck this town and an extra guard as been placed over them. A few weeks go they were discovered in an attempt to aw out. Their trial will be called next cck , when they will undoubtedly get long crms In the penitentiary. Ilnil Weather nt Went Point. WEST POINT , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) A heavy fog with drizzling rain has been anglng over this section for the last two ays. Indications point to a spell of bad weather. Private William Welsner , late of the Sec- mi Nebraska regiment , who has been 111 with typhoid fever for the last two months nd was s/owly recovering , has been .consld- rably worse during the last few days. Corporal John Jacobs of the Twelfth regu- ar Infantry leaves for Manila on the 16th nst. .Vo Subject for the Coroner. FAIRMONT , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) The county attorney and Attorney Dams- horp and coroner came up from Geneva yesterday to hold an Inquest on the body of Vallaco Scott , the man stabbed by Bruce MadUon in a poker dive here thres weeks go tonight. They found him a very lively : orpse. He has been very low for the last wo weeks , but seemed to take a change fcr he better Monday night and Is said to bo much better this morning. Kill * n l.ni-RO Wolf. BLOOMINGTON , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Spe cial. ) Charles Wamsloy , while driving to own yesterday , killed a largo wolf 200 yards away with a 38-callber revolver. The Modern Woodmen of America lodges met here yesterday to hold their county convention to elect delegates to the state convention , electing C. E. Moffct and M. E. Medder. There was a large attendance from all parts of the county. Geneva Note * . GENEVA , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) The county congress met and organized yester day with Jchn Ward as chairman. The Fraternal Aid association , Geneva council No. 103 , installed officers last night and enjoyed an oyster supper. 1C Dr. George Mozce is still suffering se i- verely from Injuries caused by his fall. irs There are a few cases of measles In town. rsy ' CoiunilNHloner * nt Ilnrrvell. \a \ BURWELL , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) The county coramlsslo..crs met in regular session yesterday w'th two new members. S. L. Reason , .Ciiuolican , . represents the Sec- end district and was elected last fall and F. 0 M. Key was appointed to fill the vacancy caued by resignation. This makes the board two populists and one republican. For Selling Liquor to Minor * . YORK , Nob. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) Mrs. Joe Williams swore out warrants for the ar rest of Jones & Adams , proprietors of the S. saloon at McCool , this county , charging them .with felling intoxicating.Hquqr8p0her eon , , who is a. minor. The case * has been continued until February 10. State nunUInu Donril. LINCOLN , Jan. 11. ( Special Telegram. ) The State Banking Board today reap- polnted the entire , working force of the office , Including Secretary Hall , Examiners Reuben Llpp , J. F. Coad , E. H. Luebhart and V. E. Wilson and Clerk Henry Mat- thlesen. Rnlii at Central City. CENTRAL CITY , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Spe cial. ) A light , drizzling rain fell here early this morning and still continues at Intervals , A sleet storm is feared from present Indica tions. Telephone Line Completed. WESTON , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) The Nebraska Telephone company has com pleted its line through this place connect toe ing with Wahoo and It Is now in operation , e- CnrncKle Ruy * n Plate Mill. eId BETHLEHEM , Pa. . Jan. 11. The plate or mill of the Bethlehem Iron company ha ; been sold to the Cameglo company , &od II will bo moved to Homestead. The mill hat been Idle for a year. The purchase price if not given. RrliiK KiiKllh Gold. SAN FRANCISCO , Jan. 11. The etcamei Marlposa , which arrived today , brought $2- 500.000 worth of English sovereigns for loca and New York banks. TODAY'S ' WEATHER FORECAST GO Threatening 'Weather Will Contlniu In Neuraaka , Accompanied by Variable WlniU. WASHINGTON , Jan. 11. Forecast fo Thursday : For Nebraska Threatening weather southerly winds. For South Dakota Threatening weather with snow in extreme western portions 03 southeasterly winds. al For Iowa Threatening weather , wltl ht light rain or snow In northwest portions southeasterly winds. For Missouri and Kansas Thrcatenlnj weather ; variable winds. . For Wyoming Threatening weather variable winds. ot Local Record. OFF1CR OF THE WRATHIJR BUREAU in- CMA1IA , Jan. 11. Omaha record of tcm neruturu anil ralnrall compared wit ] ivl the corresponding day of the past thre IN THE DAKOTA LEGISLATURE Governor Sends Hia List of Nominations to the Senate. ECONOMICAL MEMBER ASKS SHORT SESSION Committee on Judiciary of ttii Itonno IlccommcndB election nciclMratlan lnn Urlnt of 11111 * In lioth llrniiclie * . PIERRD , S. D. , Jan. 11. ( Special Tele gram. ) In the senate this afternoon Lawson - son presented a petition ( ram the citizens of Drown county for an appropriation to pay premiums awarded at state fairs In 1S'J3 and 1S94. A bill was presented far per diem and mlteago for members and was consid ered under suspension of the rules. The most Important committee recommendation was that recommending the passage of a bill substituting the railroad commissioner for the state treasurer on the State Hoard ol Assessments. Dills were Introduced today as follows : Dy Gundcrson Memorial to congress for the payment of taxes on Indian lands. Dy dundcrson To prevent membars of the legislature from using passes. JJy O'Drlen Requiring posting of copies of mortgages on mining claims. Dy Ileed Making It the duty of railroad companies to furnish cars for transportation of freight and suitable places for receiving and handling same. By Arncson Defining liability of Inc keepers for personal property of guests. A resolution was Introduced ordering the appropriations committee to report a general appropriation bill not later than Februarj 6. After considerable discussion tbo resolu tion was Indefinitely postponed. Nomination * ! Taken Up. A message was received from the governoi containing a list of nominations and the senate went Into executive session for thi consideration of the same. The message was made a special order for January 18 The list Is : Doard of regents , John Suther land , Pierre ; board of charities and cor rections , Burr Lien of Sioux Falls and Fred M. Brown of Lead City ; public examiner Marls Taylor of Huron ; trustees of soldiers home , C. S. Palmer of Sioux Falls and O E. Dcwey of Watcrtown. The Doucke resolution to adjourn In thirty days came up for discussion and was warmlj discussed. Loomls moved to amend that tin members cease to draw pay after thlrt ] days , but remain as long as was necessarj to transact the business of the session. Ot final vote the resolution was defeated. Ono thousand copies of the dispensary bll were ordered printed. O. C. Llndekugel of McCook county wai appointed on tbo engrossing force. Mcnunrea In the Hoime. In the house the committee on judlclar ; recommended the passage of the electtor registration law and several unlmportan measures. A resolution of praises for and pride li the South Dakota volunteers was adopted A motion that the ways and means commit tee draft a revenue bill was debated. Mem bers of the committee opposed such a move holding that It was imposing upon the com mltteo and It would take a great deal o preparation. Wooley desired a revenue com mission for such purpose to prepare a bill ti be presented to the next session. Dwlgh desired to know what had become of thi report of such commission appointed undo the order of the last session. On a vote thi motion was lost. Bills were' Introduced as follows : By Nel son To provide the manner of election o civil and township officers' . By Kinsley To proyias for a state boart of embalmers. ' 'Jj. < ' ' " , By Pusey Maklngr"the .setting of.pralrli fires a felony. By Packard Asking for on approprlatioi of $50,000 to establish an insane hospital a Redflcld. By Foley For the protection of game am the appointment of game wardens. By Ooddard To regulate the practice o dentistry and license members of the pro fesslon. By Harrington To make taxes a perpetua Hen against property. By Hanson Deducting amount of lam taken for railroads and highways in llstlm for taxation. By Glass For a normal school at Water town. By Holdrldge Appropriating $26,000 fo a dormitory at the Madison Normal school By Davlson Giving preference to gradu ates of the state normal schools In the em ployment of teachers. By Wllmarth Giving property owner r. lien on effects of tenant for rent. By Resell Requiring guaranty bond fret managers of warehouses. By Dwlght Requiring foreclosure of chal tcl mortgages by publication. By Hurlbut Abolishing the ofllce of In surance commissioner , placing his duties o the auditor's office. By Brass Appropriating $187 for de flclency in salary of George Johnson as rail road commissioner. By Hawgood Fixing salary of mine In specters at 11,200 per annum. By Purdln-Providlng for a committee e three from the house and two from the ser ate to visit state Institutions. Representatives Dwlght and Myron wer added to tha committee on appropriation ! The speaker appointed G. H. Hopkins an Daniel Mack In members of the cngrossln force. MURDER THI A I , DRAWS TO A CLOSE Relief I * 'jthat Gnrrlnaton Will G Verdict of Imprisonment. SIOUX FALLS , S. D. . Jan. ll.-Spccli ( Telegram.-poubtless ) owing to the fallui of the attoraey for the defense In the Gai rlngton casejto shako the testimony of Wl ! Ham West , pen whom an attempt was mad _ . . to ' fasten th murder , ( cross-examl atlon of the witness was nc resumed th morning as expected. Takln i " - * 'v. * lanin or tcstlmon- the case was complete today. The grea T part of tomorrow will I taken up w i attorneys' arguments. State Attorney E tea will make the closing ai ftument as eon as the defense is througl which will robably be'some ' time tomorro 10 afternoon , hen the case will B0 to tli Jury. Jury.D. D. R. D : ey , for the defense , argues I substance at the murder was the resu purely of i allce and was an act of an it sane man. He ridicules the claim of tl prosecution that robbery was the raotiv The belief I that the Jury will not Impos the death i enalty , as In the former , , .I " ' - * * w iui-1 trla but will bnbg In a verdict of life Imprisot mcnt. DATE OF SALES AXD LAND LEASE ! State La I Department of Dakot liven Out \otlccH. PIERRE S. D. , Jan. 11. ( Special Tel < gram. ) T state land department toda sent out n tlco of sales and leases of stal lands. Sa 3 will be maJo this year In tl counties o Bon Homme. Brooklngs , Brow Colllngton Dcncl , Grant , Klngsbury , Lak McCook , Innehaha , Moody , Turner an Yankton. ales will be made between tl ICth and th of March and leases on < l 2nd. To Air Oun Are Deadly. DEADtt OD , S. D. , Jan. 11. ( Special- The small people of this part of the Blac Hills have a craze for the toy air Runt , tl weapon b og considered a harmlesi to ; The gun e ots buckshot with force enoug to penetn a bait-Inch board. Several AI I cldents have occurred , the most serious ons being a shot fired by a llttlo girl , at Terry , at Fred Sknllngcr , n hr.ikemnn on the ore rain. The shot penetrated the flesh of th check and flattened on the bone , nearly de stroying the sight of the eye. The matter vlll probably come before the city officials and an attempt made to prevent children roni playing with these guns. Otilcnt Paper In the State. YANKTON , S. D. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) The Press and Dakotan of this city takes exception to the press dispatch that the Da cota Republican of Vermilion Is the oldest weekly newspaper published In the state. The Press and Dakotan , In Its last Issue , stated : "The Press and Dakotan , as the iVeekly Dakotan , appeared In Ynnkton In lunc , 18G1 , and the Republican made Its Irst appearance In September following. The only record of this fact and date l contained In the 1861 files of the Dakotan of Yankton. T. Edward Clark , afterward second lieutenant In Company A , Dakota cavalry , was the editor of the Republican about that time , and either he or Majoc Jell , a prominent pioneer politician , founded the paper. The Presa and Dakotan Is the oldest newspaper In the state and the old territory. " Another change has occurred In the man. agemont of the Dally Independent of this city. F. N. Potter , who recently sold out ho Spcarflsh Register , has leased the plant from the Independent Printing company. Huron College I' HURON. S. D. . Jan. 11. ( Special. ) There are now lie students In attendance at Huron college and this number will likely be In creased to 150 within the next few weeks. Every department of college work Is progressing nicely and students are energetic and enthusiastic. The vacancy In the faculty caused by the death of Dr. Blackburn has not yet jeen flfled , but will be as soon ae the trus tees find a suitable man. His work has been distributed among the remaining teach ers. On Sunday the Presbyterian congrega tion contributed $810 to the current expense fund of the college and this will be In * creased to $1,000. This contribution Is In addition to the amount already subscribed for the college building. DEATH RECORD. Die * While In Search of Health. OSCEOLA , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) Word was received here yesterday morning from the superintendent of the Santa Fe ' railroad that Dr. Rufus Elmer had died that morning on the train. The doctor left here last Saturday morning for Arizona for the benefit of his health , ho having lately been taken with consumption. He died near Wlnslow , Ariz. The body will bo returned to OsceoJa and the funeral held at the Meth odist Episcopal church next Sunday. The doctor was a member ot the Masonic , Modern 3 Woodmen of America , United Workmen and the Knights of the Mnccabeee , and each of these fraternities will participate In the funeral ceremonies. J. R. ICenncy of Wahoo. WAHOO , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) J. R. Kenney died at his home In this city yes terday afternoon of paralysis , aged 44 years. Deceased leaves his wife and daughter. Fu neral arrangements are not yet made , but he will probably be taken to his early home at Philadelphia , Pa. , for Interment. Mr , Kenney has lived In this city a great many years , and was highly respected , has held several positions of trust and was a member of the Methodist church in this cltv. Father of Illlnol * University. ST. LOUIS , Jan. 11. A telegram to the Q Post-Dispatch from Jacksonville , 111. , says : Prof. J. B. Turner died at his home in that city last night , aged 03 years. He was a visitor to Chicago when it was a collection of log huts. Ho was the father ot tbo IlUnol8untvcrslty..one..of , thefirst professors of Illinois college , a men of great culture and ability and was Intimately associated with the great men ot the state in its early at days. Voted AKnlnnt Sccennlon. NEW YORK , Jan. 11. Colonel George P. Webster , a well known lawyer and a promi nent member of Tammany ball , died at hla home In this city today. He was born in Connecticut , but early in life went to New port , Ky. He served several years in the Kentucky legislature and was one of those who voted against secession. Colonel Web ster entered the union army and was as. slstant quartermaster. E. I. . Trne , Formerly of Schnylcr. SCHUYLER , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) Following very closely upon reports of his serious illness came a telegram announcing the death of E. L. True at Saratoga , Wyo. , where he located some two years ago to take charge of the branch store of Cosgrlfl Brothers of Fort Steele , Wyo. Mr. True was one of the pioneer settlers and mer chantmen ot Schuyier , widely known ani well liked. Mr * . Woolley of Scvrnrd. SEWARD. Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Speclal.- ) Mary Ann Woolley , one of Seward county's oldest settlers and a well known pioneer ol the state , died yesterday. She was 88 years old. Mrs. Woolley ; anu to Nebraska in 1856. She will be burled Thursday. . Mr * . Snnford , Tecnmaeh. i- TECUMSEH , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) Mrs. M. E. Sonford died Monday ol consumption , aged 40 years. Her husband died three years ago and a large family of children Is left parentlcss. The funeral was held this afternoon. Well Known lloremon. NILES , Mich. , Jan. 11. Jess Delong , the well known horseman , died today at his home near here of grip. Mr. Delong wat the owner of many celebrated running horse : and was known on nearly track cost of the Mississippi. France * I3veret. Three-year-old Frances Everest , who was burned by overturning a lighted lamp upon n herself at her home at 2G31 Parker street on Tuesday evening , has died as a result cf her injuries. HYMENEAL , Cox-Welmtcr. Mr. Harry C. Cox and Mlaj Hattie A. Webster were united in marriage Wednes le day noon by Rev. Allen , pastor of the Beth- Eden church. The ceremony occurred at the home of the bride's parents , Mr. and Mrs , W. D. Webster , 3316 Burt street. The house was decorated with palms , roses and carnations , the parlor , where the ceremony occurred , and the dining room being espe cially pretty. Miss Webster was attended by Miss India Bartlcy of Lincoln and Mr. Cox by the bride's brother , R. F. Webster. The Immediate friends and relatives to the number ot perhaps twenty-five were the guests. At the conclusion of the ceremony these participated In a delightful' luncheon. Mr. and Mrs. Webster left at S o'clock for the cant. They will make their home In this city , where each haa a large circle ol friends. Mr. Cox Is manager of the Ameri can District Telegraph , Weiitern Itnllroml MiiRiinte. ST. LOUIS , Jan. 11. A telegram from Bloomlngton , 111. , to the Post-Dispatch says : David O. Dodge of Denver , vice president and general manager of the Denver & Rlc Grande railway , was married here at noon today to Mlsi Nannie Smith of this city , The wedding was a brilliant affair , guestt being present from all parts of the country , Ex-Senator IlulioU-Whlted. CHICAGO. Jan. 11. Ex-Senator Fred Dubols of Idaho was married today to Miss Edna Maxflcld Waited of Dolan , S. D. Thi AFTER GRIP There Is no denying the serious fact that here Is a great amount of sickness from the grip ; that over-worked men and nomcn now suffer more than nt any other time of the ear from lassitude , headaches , slight chills and fever and other symptoms of Imperfect lealth ; that people fall sick more readily now than at any other tlmo of the year ; and hat whenever an epidemic does appear It nvarlably plays havoc with those who are run down and out of condition. The utmost caution should bo taken to ccep the blood pure and the nervous system n healthy tone. There Is no more excuse for the preval ent symptoms of stagnant , Impure blood In the body than there Is for the barbarism of llthy streets In a city. The relaxed and sluggish action of the excretory organs loads the body with waste material that poisons It and brings on leadachcs , rheumatic pains , sleepless nights and profitless days , due solely to the cir culation In the blood , or deposit In the tis sues , of these waste matters which Palno's celery compound alone will quickly drive out When the arms , hips or back feel the twinges of acute rheumatism it Is high tlmo to relieve the kidneys and bladder from the strain that so often brings on Brlght's disease , gravel , dropsy and complications of diseases with other organs whoso health depends upon the purity of the blood. Prompt use of Palne's celery compound will save the weakened parts from yielding to disease. In its peculiar ability to Invigorate the body , to make new blood and to regulate the nerves , lies the great value of Palno's celery compound In all wasting diseases and dis orders of the kidneys , liver and stomach. Patne's celery compound rescues shaky , enfeebled nerves from prostration and removes - moves that feeling of utter exhaustion that causes so much despondency among so many worried men and women. It makes flesh , blood and strong ; nerves. Palne's celery compound is not a palem medicine ! It ii not the discovery of some quack doctor of whom his profession never heard ; It is not a concoction put up by some man who first invented a name , and then COMBINED TREATMENT F THE GREAT CURATIVE PO WEAK MEN AND SUFFERING WOMEN WHEN OTHERS PAIL Remember the Doctors of This Institute Can Cure You. NO MISTAKES * ig8 ? NO FAILURES Specialists for Diseases' Men and Women. The wonderfully successful treatment of the specialists of this Institute comblna the two greatest fnctnri of the lin.illng urt known to the muHlcal professions ELECTRICITY nd MEDICINE. It In the lurgost , most thormiRhly und completly equfupLd institute , both uiuctrlcallv nnd medically , over Datablliliml In thu wont for thu ttuatmrnt and absolute cure of all nervoui , chronic and private dUotnos of MEN and WOMEN. HONORABLE AND FAIR DEALING ACCORDED TO ALL. A PERFECT CURE GUARANTEED AVNL CASES ACCEPTED NERVOUS DEBILITY ? 0urr c ° Sb& Blenc.VSMeiSfi ? LOST MANHOOD tfID.DL.E ACED ( nd OLD NIEN. . . , . , , UWl 1U AllllUiriS MAnnonit. The awful effects of Indiscretions la youth , self-pollution or excesses In after life and the effects of neglected or Improper- 1 ' treated caies , producing lack of vitality , sexual weakneiB , undeveloped or shrunken organs , pain In back , loin and kidneys , chest pains , nervousness , sleepless ness , weakness of body and brain , dizziness , falling memory , lack of energy am * confldfncf , despondency , evil forebodings , timidity and other distressing symptoms. Such cases. If neglected , almost Invarlablr lead to piematuro decay , Instanlty and dcuth. dcuth.RUPTURE RUPTURE , VARICOCKLE , HYDROCELE. SWELLINGS , TENDERNESS. DIS CHARGES. STRICTURES. KIDNEY und URINARY DISEASES , SMALL. WEAK and SHRUNKEN PARTS. ALL BLOOD , SKIN and PRIVATE DISEASES absolutely - lutely cured by this tieatment after all other means have failed. | | If you cannot call at our ofllco for treat ment , semi to us at once for our ELEC < TRO-MEDICAL UELT. The first and only combined electro-medical belt ever made. It Is the product of the competent and ever progressive Specialists of the State-Elec- tro-Medleal Institute , which Institution Ktanil.s far ahead of any In the matter of scientific , Hklllful and successful methods o f treating and curing the nick and suffer ing. Our belt will give you at once the bo nctlt of both electricity nnd medication. The belt has a patent regulator , so that yo u can regulate the current , making It strong or weak as the case may require. 1 1 has also an Improved Rcrotnl electrode which will carry an much current Into nnd through the sexual organs as can be tel erated. The medicated part of the belt IH Interposed between the electrodes and comes directly In contact with the Burfacc of the body ; the medicinal virtues are taken ui > and absorbed into the system by "OSMOTI C ACTION. " Hence you get at once and the same time the full effects of both elect rlcal nnd medicinal treatment and the ben- eflts you will derive will be TWO-FOLD , relief will 'be distinctly felt at onto nnd the results desired will be doubly satlsfac lory. OPEN Dally , from 8 a. m. to 8 p. m. Sundays 10 a. m. to 1 p. m. State ISloctro-Medicnl Institute , iiOH : FAIINAM ST. , OMAHA , MOIl. ccremopy was performed by the bride's brother-in-law , Rev. Hanson , at bis resi dence In this city , where the bride haa been visiting. The affair was very exclusive , only a few of the Immediate relatives of both par ties being present. After an extended wed ding trip through the south and east the newy married couple will return to lllack- foot , Idaho , where Mr. Dubols owns one ot the finest ranches In that state. FIRE RECORD. 1,1 f < > I.oHt III the Flanien. NF.W YORK. Jan. 11. Fire tonfht | de stroyed the three upper floors of iseven- story brick building at 144-150 Franklin street , occupied by the Cook & Bernhelmef company , dealers in and manufacturers of whisky , cordials , liquors , etc. Kmllc E. Vincent , a Frenchman , the chief compoundec of cordials In the establishment , became ex cited and made his way toward the roof and was burned to death. Thirty-five men were working on the fifth floor at the time and all escaped safely. Loss , $100,000. Inr ie Ilnrn Destroyed. COLUMBUS , Neb. , Jan. 11. ( Special. ) At 6 o'clock this morning flre totally de stroyed the large barn belonging to John adopted n preparation to fit It ; It Is not secret remedy. But It Is , first , the result of the lifelong study of the greatest physician America has produced , a man ft hose reputation was world-wldo years before he had ever arrived nt this formula which has done so much good ; a man who has received the highest degrees from the best colleges , who was at the time of his discovery a professor at Dart mouth and a lecturer In other universities , a scholar , a member of a family which haa made Us mark In every department ot public llfo In America. It Is a remedy the formula of which has been furnished to physicians In good standing al'.vajs , and which physicians were prescribing long before the present manufacturers put It up for public distribu tion ; it was discovered by Prof. Edward E. I'helps , M. D. , LL. D. , nnd was first pre scribed with wonderful success by that emi nent group of practitioners who have made American physicians known the world over , nnd of whom ho was then as now , undoubt edly the most famous. The best test that can bo applied to I'alno's celery compound Is to use IU It ono Is "run dawn , " feels without en ergy , lifeless , useless , fretful , take this great remedy , and note the change. Con stipation will no longer give ono a disquiet ing thought ; the appetite will como back ; sleeplessness and headaches will be things of the past. This Is the experience ot men and women In every part of the country. General good health depends upon the perfect action of the nervous currents , the vlgor of the circulation nnd the quality of the blood. The history of Palne's celery compound ha sbeen made familiar to every Intelligent household in the land. In the clearest and most direct manner conscientious men and women have told of their rapid recovery from disease by the use of this remedy. Palno's celery compound Is unapproachcd by any other remedy for restoring the ner vous system when broken down or Im paired from over-exertion of. mind or body , ' sl'rclagtheps ' th1 , digestive powers , renews - news the blood and acts In the vitalizing , curative , thorough manner that makes It the grandest help to suffering men and women the world ot medicine affords. Hoffman. The flre started from the explod ing of a lantern while Mr. Huffman was feeding his horses. He Is a retail oil dealer and had several tanks of kerosene and gaso line in the barn , but managed to save them. Although there was much adjoining property the firemen confined tbo flre to tlio ona building. Loss , about $300 , fully covered by Insurance. Sunnr Trim ! Kleeti Director * . NEW YORK , Jan. 11. The annual meetIng - Ing of the American Sugar Refining com pany wao held in Jersey City at noon today , Elwcll M. Palmer was elected a director In plucu cf John E. Searlea , who had declined a re-election ; John Mayer wan ejected to i 'succeed William Dick , resigned , and John E. Parsons was elected 'to succeed himself. I Frederick Hclcko of Jcroey City was elected secretary pro tern. It was "Resolved , That the accumulated profits , ks3 dlvldendti de clared up to January 3 , bo reserved a a working capital. " Shipper Miint I'uy Tax. PHILADELPHIA , Jan. 11. Judge Arnold. In the common plean court 'today , in u suit brought to determine whether the chipper or tbo Adams Express company should pay for the war revenue stamp attached to the bllla of lading for express packagca , decided in favor of the expnus company und that UK shipper must pay for the stomp.