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Cuba Daylight (Newspaper) - October 28, 1904, Cuba, Kansas ANAPDLOdYISWJE Russian Emperor Declares Bal tic Fleet AWAITING OFFICIAL NOTICE Minister England Must tie Apologized to ami Ample Coiupnn oatlaii Miule to Trawl Owners The foreign office at Petersburg Issued a statement expressing the re grets of the government for the de plorable incident in the North sea near but explaining that no for mal action is possible until Admiral Rojestveuskys official report of the affair has been While no formal action has been taken the deep est regret is expressed in all and tlie purpose of the government to make amends if Rojestvensky shall be iipund to havj been in fault has been proclaimed in every government de Emperor Nicholas was greatly aggrieved when he heard the news while he was inspecting the cruiser Oleg at and Foreign Minister Lamsdorlf expressed to Am bassador Hard ings his depost The Russian embassy at London has been directed convey similar expressions to the government of It is felt that this is all that can possibly be done pending the receipt of the admirals The in London1 Count the Russian necessarily caused some delay but the Russian charge who called at the foreign office on by from Lord unofficially ex pressed deep regret and as far as was possible for him to gave assur ance of speedy action by the Russian Lord Lansdowne in this the that he desired to see Am bassador Lord Lans downe asked Sansonoff if he could offer any of the aiid the latter replied that he only knew what appeared in the and that he hadnot received any word up to that time from Lord Lansdowne gave suggestion as to might be done in the mat At tlie Russian embassy it was ed that the whole affair was so obvi ously a mistake from whatever cause that course was dic apology and ample MONTANA DOG THE Unite Canine Won Stuko of at the Friend a black dog owned by Rowe Noall of won the rich futurity race of the Mississippi Valley Coursing at the Friend coursing The was tlie richest ever offered by the and ITS hounds com peted for The race had narrowed down to eight dogs when the fourth round was and the final race between Kittieo the the property of Wilson Allen of fought out the These two houndshad made remarkable races in the preliminary and when pitted against each other in the finish bet ting was Brindle started better than and never was The Banking Hoard The supreme court of Nebraska has sustained the validity ol giv ing the state banking board control over installment investment com panies and has given judgment of ous ter against Northwestern Trust company of a corporation that sought to continue business without a certificate of authority from the state banking This company operating on the home cooperative refused to comply with the act passed by the legislature two years ago and Attorney Prout began action to oust the corporation of its franchise andTo annul its poAvers and Western Stock Kate The interstate commission has fixed November 14 at Chicagofor hearing the cases involving rates of live stock western points of ship ment to Chicago and terminal points on the Mississippi Nheep Coming In A great many sheep are being shipped into the section near Hum boldt from Montana and Cooper Linn just receiving five cars and Power thirteen besides a of smaller COUNTY TREASURER LIABLE State Treasurer Holds Them for Return vof Distress County treasurers are liable for t noncollection or return of distress warrants forwarded them by county treasurers of other countries for col Attorney General Front has handed down an opinion to that ef fect in reply to a query propounded him by the county clerk of Gosper The opinion cites passages of the law governing tax collections to prove the The question as submitted to the general was Whether county treasurers to whom the county treasurer of Gosper county had issued distress warrants were liable for the collection or false return of the Upon the receipt of the distress says the it was the duty ot the officers to collect said taxes together with the costs of the and to forward the same with such warrant and his return to the treasurer of the proper It also is incumbent on the county treasurer to return the distress warrants with his within sixty days showing why they could not be For making a false return the officer is liable for double the amount of the The duty of collecting the taxes and making the return in sixty days is imposed by If they have failed to do so the officers are liable county for the amount lost through negligence and breach of official FOR MUTUAL DRAINAGE Farmers on Nemiilia River at DIB Wig All the farmers who live on bottom ands and the mouth of the Nemaha river have organized is a mutual drainage They signed an agreement to pay per acre for the purpose of straightening he The following committee was elected to oversee the work Frank Ger Ben Work is to begin immediately the ex pectation of having the river straight ened before the ground In following the channel of the tlie flow about miles from Auburn to the digging about six or seven of new channel the rivev will liave to flow only about fifteen jniiles to reach the Missouri By sav ing this distance the water will run out about three times as fast as The assessment of per acre will raise per mile and this amount s enough topay the expenses of cut ting out all the long bends of the The farmers along the river will do much of the work A shallow channel will be cut many places and left for the high water to finish when it In one place achannelof threefourths of a mile in length will save six miles of water Less Sheep to Feed Burlington live stock agent for the northwestern range coun try says that the number of fed in Nebraska will be probably this winter than in the winter of The prices are rather there is no great prospect of any The lamb crop in the northwest was but in the great sheep region of the including New Mex it was but fifteen per cent of the average Colorado feeders are trying hard to get to feed and it may be that they feed as many as they did one year but Nebras ka feeding will be notwithstand ing the abundance of feed prepara tions already sheep move ment frojn the northwest is lighter than it should be with present owing the excellent range and the fact that sheep can held for some time yet additional Popcorn KiiUlug Huvc Popcorn raising is a new Lincoln in Several professional men have planted the crop with excellent re Clyde Davis of Lincoln got the silver medal for the best Last year he planted an extensive crop on his farm a short distance from the city and this yearhe has I year he raised more than pounds the winter there is an excellent market forthe pop It is placed in 150 sacks and sent to such dealers as hasade mand for Large quantities are sent from Lincoln to other Commander of Baltic Squadron Frightened by Trawl Boats OPENS FIRE ON FISHERMEN Two Men Are Quo Boat Sunk mid Others Are TIadly Injured by Useless Itussimi Jackson solicitors ifoi the owners of fifty Hull fishing bo4ts have notified the English foreignpif flce and admiralty of an attack on the Hull fishing fleet by the Russian second Pacific squadron commonly designated as the Baltic The official information is that shortly after midnight the Russian squadron fell in with the Hull fishing fleet in the North The fiist por tion of the fishing fleet passed Then the Russian ships turned their searchlights on the British vessels for eorne time and a little later opened steam trawler Crane was and the decapitated bodies of her skipper and mate have been taken to The boatswain and other members of the understood to be seriously are on board the mission The only slightly injured member of the crew has ar rived at The steam trawlers Moulmeiri and Meino have arrived at seriously damaged by the latter having sixteen holes in her It is feared that other damage was done to traw lers and that at least one more was lost with all According to other ttie af fair occurred 200 miles off Spurn The Russian ships were steaming in The leading ships passed with out though most of the ves sels turned searchlights on thetraw lers long enough prevent any mis take as to After the bulk of the squadron had passed it opened nearly all participatilig in the fir The Crane was struck below water line and raked above Skipi per Smith and Third Hand Loggott lad their heads carried clean away by a many of the seri ously Another trawler also was the which jrought the news to has no par ticulars as to her The only survivors of the Crane who has yet reached Hull is son of the and with the captains of the Moulmein and is going to London to1 consult with the Young Smith was asleep in the firing aroused Just as he was getting up a shot struck the starboard anil penetrated to the smashing a lamp near where he was tie rushed where the search ights revealed the horrible sight of his father and Loggott lying headless and the deck strewn with the It was soon found that the vessel was sinking and signals for assistance were sent THE HASTINGS ASYLUM Inmates Have Done Much of Grounds This The coming of winter ends a busy season at the states asylum for Under the supervision of perlntendent Kern and County Sur veyor a great amount of work has been done inthe way ofi beautifying the grounds and install ing improvements that make for the greater convenience of the A new walk of more than one mile and onehalf in has been laid around the where the Inmates may be given exercise with equal rain or new drive has been added in the southern part of the and the road leading from the city to the institu tion has been carefully graded up in the low The outlet of the sewer has been removed across the road making the emptying place a quarter of a mile farther from the asylum To this point a new fifteeninch main has been The lagoon which was the former recipient of the sewage be inundated and transformed into an artificial lake to be surrounded with trees and shrub and the barns which shelter the stock of the institution are to be re moved onehalf mile The digging of the sewer ditches and the laying of the mains have been done by the who followed the curves of the surveyors line with sur prising All summer the in mates have been greatly interested in the FARMERS INSTITUTES Rejrents of State University Issue a CIl cular Regarding Winter The time is at hand anothe farmers institute It is very necessary that all dates be made soon and that van points which desire in stitutes should make early This should be done by those counties having farmers institute organiza as well as by other communities who desire such The farmers institute is supported by the state and is under control of the regents of the University of Ne The expense of all speakers is paid by the but on account of small state appropriations the Or in each locality is expected to bear the expense of a hall and to see that it is properly warmed and It is also expected to pay for the local entertainment of speak ers while present at the institute and to print and circulate and advertise the institute extensively in advance of the An institute can be held in anylocality by secur ing a date and complying Tvith the conditions stated Where an institute has not been held an advance agent will be sent to assist in making the necessary Only efficient speakers out by the superintendent and no ef fort will be spared to make the insti tute a thoroughlyactive andaggres sive force which is intensely alive to the requirements of progressive meth ods of Most of the best speakers on last years force will be in the flehl this They will assisted by able lecturers on agri cultural topics from other iln order that you may have the dates and speakers most your application stating speakers and subjects should hesent at once to Superintendent Lincoln WOLF BOUNTIES NOT GOOD State Auditor Sustained by the Supreme Parties holding wolf bounty claims that were rejected by Auditor Weston Because they had not been filed Jn his office within of their date will not get their The su preme court decided In the case brought up from Lancaster county district court wherein the Lincoln Safe and Trust company sued Auditor Wes on for the valueof the claims that le had Tlie syllabus says A creditor of he state is not excused froini present ng his claim to the auditor of public accounts for settlement and allowance vithin two years after it accrued by he fact that the legislature has not made an appropriation for its pay The claim of the deposit pany was for but similar claims aggregating several hundred dollars were rejected by the A KISSING CANDIDATE Propones That tils Election Shall ISe a tlncli Henry candidate for congress in the Ninth congressional New spont much of his time in the pleasant occupation ol going through the district kissing Hemade the proud record ol kissing 500 babies and now con fident of There are mor than 800 tenements in Goldfogles congressional Goldfogle a handsome and worth over JJe was accompanied on His trip by Big Florrie At the end of the day a The babies had daubed candy over his face and shirt front and many had spilled the contents of nursing bottles on his But Gbldfogl was TWO GRACES HELD Third Was Off by Order of Prejudiced Stage Thats a cheerful said Charles Walter authoi of revo lutionary hero to his William three to returned They were on a Van Bureh street car and passing some kind of a medi cal shop where three skeletons in the window seemed to be quite happy to The grim relics accorded with Sidney Smithes friends who in hot weather that he could take off his flesh and let the cool breezes whistle through bis Reminds continued of a manager I once knew who had some dealings with the three star was going to act in my friends against whom he was per haps In the play was a in which the three graces were to appear as a set piece under an arch The set piece was too wide for and the stage carpenter went to the manager The carpenter told the manager air about trie situation and that the star was insistent about the three mind said the manag You saw off one them grades and two under the Two graces is enough for Chicago The Dying She was just a widowed But slicd done the she Ami her children SJwlIy round her deathbed stood And to sec her As in unison buzzzit buzzzit buzpo said the feeble You are till I havetoday You are only And the world is cold and Can you find the luscious fever Or malaria to chew AVhen my skeetlings have no buzzit buzzit buzooooU my How unceasingly Ive tried concur with Roosevelts Views on racial suicide Yet with kerosene they hunt As theyll hunt my 1 am buzzoo And the skeeteis Hand in hand Through the lonely Jersey Swearingbattle to By the precept of our let us die and Leaving twelve quintillion buzzit buzzlt buzooo York Commercial His One of the stories attributed to Aff ilrew dealing with the foi jles and weaknesses of country concerns an old Scotch lady who provided a Glasgow workman with a that as ar as the solids weie but woefully scanty the supply of the national The mans appe tite did not seem to beXip to the and the bid lady reproached him Ills lack of ability as a he said its ower true that I canna eat a but it wad do yer heart guid tae sae me New York Japanese in I saw two soldiers who were pretty badly shot one of them had at least three bullet woundsvThe only of these men seemed to be to conceal their They hurried into the thick of and unon them was that thievish air which you sometimei catch a bad boy or a man who is which seemed so ill at ease on the face of a Nippon and so because so There were frightened these felldws who laughed in the iace ot lest they might be caught the hospital Bridge Case Secretary Taft devoted nearly the entire forenoon to hearing arguments on the question as to whether the statutes authorizing the construction of the Merchants bridge across the Mississippi river at Louis had been by rthe straneportation comj panies operating the to an ex tent calling for a forfeiture of the char ter1 and the seizure of the bridge the United States Judge General Davis of the army was present at the The bridge company was represented by McKeighan Dickinson of and the state Missouri by Assistant Attorney General Jeffries of that t At the close of the hearing Secretary Taft suggested that the attorneys ot both Interests written on or before Nqvember and said thai he would his decision In the matter as soqn af that date as pos sible s in Joseph president of the National Bank of at the bankers convention the other day told the story of a lady who was so cross eyed that when she cried the tears rolled down her A friend sug gested that she visit a noted special ist for the She followed the sug but to the physician Im sure you wont be able to cure me I replied the I shall treat you for Back New York Strenuous The be my and dont work too hard at col as you may injure your The Un der the new football rules theie Isnt half so much work required as for Witfrthe got something that vjll tickle is Bones BonesrA i of Christian John founder and secretary of the Indian Christian Lit erature is dead at aged 85 Oldest Man in the TJiomas an Irishman in he is 137 years old the oldest man in the
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