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has been sold to the O'Neill Plumbing and Heatine company. Busi
ness will be transacted at the old location, and Mr. O'Neill will act
P. C. Zehrung will move to Twelfth and O and Sanderson, Schuro
man & Davis will movo into the store now occupied by Zehrung
about March 25.
Henry Clews, in his regular weekly review sayB: "We are now in
the beginning of the third month of the year, for which I have ven
tured to predict an improvement in business, a distinct relief from
the effects of last year's panic, and a return of confidence on the
stock exchange. To close watchers, that process has been in var
ious ways observable since the opening of the year; but not until
now has the change reached a point of development at which all rec
ognize it. In trade at large, the improvement has now become a
commonly admitted fact. In many branches the demand for goods
is plainly ahead of the supply. The reduction of stocks, caused by
the interruption of manufacturing and the extraordinary falling off
in imports, begins to show its effects upon prices; and that proves an
important stimulus to buying and to confidence. Under these con
ditions and in view of the near approach to the final determination
of the new tariff duties, business -has gained a much more'stable
basis of confidence, and the country may be regarded as being fairly
on the way towards a steady return to a normal condition."
Two years ago there was a great deal of talk about the movement
of business eastward in this city, and it will be remembered that
property on East O street sustained a pronounced boom. In the last
year, and more particularly in the last six months there has been a
reactionary movement. Merchants have been moving their stores
further west. A few instances may be cited. The Interior Decora
tive company moved from O street near Fourteenth to South
Eleventh street; the Merchants bank from Fifteenth and 0 to Thir
teenth and O; the Pacific Express company from Twelfth to
Eleventh; the Northwestern ticket office from O near Twelfth to
Tenth; Ferguson's music store from O near Thirteenth to South
Twelfth; Fipgenbaum from Fourteenth and O to Thirteenth and O;
Harris Bros., from Fifteenth and O to Eleventh and N; the '-Famous''
from Twelfth and O to 1031 O. Frank Zehrung's drug store is about
to move five doors east, to the southwest corner of Twelth and O,
and Sanderson, Schureman it Davis will move severa 1 doors east,
taking the store now occupied by Zehrung.
It is pointed out that putting the most limited possible construc
tion upon its language, the seigniorage bill provides for the addition,
as speedily as it can be printed and issued, of 855,150,681 in silver
certificates to our already inflated mass of paper money, which con
sists of 3340,000,000 old greenbacks, 8153,000.000 treasury notes, $207,
000,000 national bank notes and 8338,000,000 silver certificates. The
whole of this money, together with 855,000,000 in coined silver dol
lars, making in all $1,099,000,000, has to be kept at par with gold by
a slock of the metal in the treasury of only 8100,000,000, and if but
855,150,081 is silver certificates, the least amount which the seignior
age bill proposes, is added to the mass, it will exceed $1,150,000,000.
Liberally interpreted, the bill allows ultimately the issuo of $55,000,
000 more of silver certificates, which would bring tho total of what
is substantially all paper money to over $1,200,000.00$.
A leading financier and land owner in Omaha advances tho theory
that this year will usher in a new era of emigration to Nebraska,
and complains of the fact that so little is dono to encourage prospec
tive settlers. Those in a position to know, state that a general shift
ing process is going on. For the last few years there has been a
tendency to remove from the country to the city, many farmers
renting or selling their land in order to engago in trade or seek em
ployment in the towns. This, of course, increased competition in
trade and much trouble was experienced in securing labor to harvest
A. G. Billmeyer, proprietor of the Palace stables, has rented the
adjoining building on M street and will open a retail warehouse for
the Columbus Buggy Co.
The dry goods business in this city has undergone a material
change in the last year. There are several less stores now than
twelve months ago. Louie Meyer & Co., failed; E. C. Robertson sold
out to Krug; J. II. Mauritius fc Co., failed; Bloch it Kohn were
burned out, and this week gave a bill of sale as noted elsewhere; J.
A. Dorsey sold out to Krug, and the Bazar is now closing out its
Frank E. Lahr will build a 810,000 residence at the corner of
Seventeenth and L streets.
Bloch it Kohn have given a bill of Bale to Julius Speier, the con
sideration being $10,000. Speier will dispose of the goods.
At a meeting of the stockholders of the Industrial Savings bank
held Tuesday evening, the following directors were elected: F. E.
Johnson, O. J. King, Henry Veith, D. E. Thompson, G. H. Hastings,
II. H. Schaberg, W. L. Dayton. A. P. S. Stuart, William Stull, Louis
Stull. William Stull was elected president, W. L. Dayton vice
president, and Louis Stull cashier.
Over 00,000 more hogs have been received at South Omaha since
January 1 to date than during the same period in 1893.
Articles of incorporation of the Nebraska Credit company, of Lin
coln, have been filed in the county clerk's office. The incorpora
tors are John S. Bishop, II. K. Kerman, O. J. King, C. II. Hudge,
and L. D. Woodruff.
The world-famous violinist assisted by
Sig. de Riva Berni, the celebrated Persian
pianist and Minnie D. Methat the favorite
soprano will appear at the Lansing theater,
under the auspices of the conservatory of
music, Tuesday evening March 27. The
violin on which Remenyi plays, the "Titan"
is valued at 88,000.
Those subscribing for tickets in advance
will be invited to the reception given Rem
enyi at the conservatory Tuesday afternoon
tho 27th, and will also be permitted to re
serve seats in advance of others. The sub
scription books may be found at the con
servatory and at Rehlander's drug store.
Prices 50c, 75c, and $1.00.
Whitebreast Coal and Lime Co.
The Lincoln Coal company, 1045 O street,
handles all of the very best grades of
anthracite and bituminous coal.
Genuine Coal Creek Canyon and Rock
Springs coal at the Whitebreast.
Newest style cloaks and waists just re
ceived at Herpolsheimer & Co.'s
All ask for The .bee Broom.
For St. Louis take the Missouri Pacific
route. City ticket office 1201 O street.
Tourists rates to Florida via the Missouri
Pacific route on sale now. City ticket office
1201 O street, Lincoln, Neb.
For California take the Missouri Pacific
route, via southern route.
Hotaling &. Son are selling Washbron &
Crosby Superlative for 81.25 per sack; also
25c California can fruits for 15c Honey
Dew can goods at 25c. These are wonderful
reductions in prices but the times demand
it of us. Store 1425 O street. Tel. 010.
So light and durable, The Lee Broom.
Canon City and Rock Springs coal
nicely screened at Lincoln Coal company.
New dress goods and silks in greatest
variety at Herpolsheimer & Co.'s
Take one of Herpolsheimer fc Co.'s
premium tickets to their store and get
the first number of the world's fair
Batavia canned goods at actual cost.
Miller it Gifford,
1211 O Street.
Storage B. P. Vancll, 1'rop.
Capital Storage Co.. warehouse 019-025
South 20th St. Goods of all
kinds packed, moved, shipped or stored,
stoves a specialty. An order left at
Hardy Furniture Co., 211 South 11th
street, or Rudge & Morris Co., 1118-1122
N street, will be promptly attended to.
Ir. A. O. Ivitcas,
locate of Ctiiouffo.
1110 O Street. Lincoln, Neb.