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Saturday Morning Courier.
VOLUME 8, NO. 48.
UINGOLN, NliUUASKA, SATURDAY, NOVI-MUliU 4, 1893.
I'NIGK FIVK GKNTS
The Improved llniinciul situation in
Now York unci othnr cuHtorn monoy cen
ters continucH to havo ita effect In litis
city. Within tho past fow days sovorul
largo insuranco and trust companies in
Now York, Philadelphia and elsowhoro
havo expressed their willingness to loan
monoy in considerable amounts on tlrst
class security, and it will not ho long
until tho ilow ot eastern money will
havo set in in sullleiont voluino to have
a most honilkial olTcct on business in
Lincoln. It is a fact that Nebraska has
succeeded in maintaining her credit in
tho oast, notwithstanding the political
disturbances that have taken placo.
This 1b particularly gratifying ;,, tho
faco ot tho manifest intention of eastern
lounors to withdraw their money from
Kansaa and refuse to make any now
loans. Kansas' unbridled political can
tankorousness, and lawlessness, and tho
disposition of Kansans to disregard
authority havo worked irreparable in
jury to that state, an injur) that will
not bo repaired for many years. To
,3tate.tho matter plainly tho pops havo
blighted tho state. Here, although wo
havo had our Van Wycks and our
Dryans and our Allons and our Jay
Burrowscs and our Dnnin-tho-Constltu-tion
Schradors, thoro has always boon a
check to tho extromlty to which these
political revolutionists would havo pro-
cooded. Tho state has never been
wholly given over to the cranks and an
archists. The sober sentiment of tho
intelligent people who bo largely
constituto tho population of Nebraska
has always been represented in tho
' stato government to such an extent
I that an obstruction has invariably been
interposed to populist demolition. It
has always been evident, no matter
i " what apparent success crowned tho
I . efforts of tho faddists, that tho peoplo
of Nebraska could bo depended uion to
protect tho credit and dignity of tho
stato from catastrophe such as has
pastern capital Iuib kept its eye on
Nebraska and it has noted tho markod
diffcronco between tho population of the
two states, Kansas and Nebraska. Con
fidence in Nebraska may havo received
t Bomo shocks now and then, but it was
never shattered, and now, while Kansas
may Buffer, wo will reap the benefit
Bocurod by tho good sense ot tho re
publicans and democrats who have
checked tho madness of tho more fan
atical xpops. Tho waning powor and
iniluonco ot tho cranks in this state is
Mknown in tho east as it is at home, and
"ia-War Breatlv to our credit. Tliere is
I reason to suppose that, once the tlnan
cial situation eases up to anything like
k its former condition, money will come to
Nobrapka quite as freely as formerly.
' ' When Lincoln was made a reserve
city tho tlrst intitortnnt step toward
making this city an independent thinn
cial center was taken. This week tho
Clearing Houso association in Omaha
passed a resolution, tho immediate ef
fect of which will be to work a hard
ship to tho Lincoln banks, or rather to
tho customers ot tho Lincoln banks; but
in the end it will be a good thing, as it
will make tho banks in this city still
1 moro independent of the Omaha hanks.
t Tho resolution is an indication of the
fact that at last Omaha is beginning to
recognize Lincoln hb a rival.
' The bankB of this city do not have as
many country correspondents as tho
bunks in Omaha, and when the wholesale
merchants and others of this city, have
turned in checks on banks in interior
state townB which aro not correspon
dents ot the Lincoln banks, the latter
havo sent them to Omaha for collection.
Now this must stop. Tho Omaha banks
' say that tho wholesalers in Omaha ob
ject to the Omaha banks making collec
tions for Lincoln wholesalers. Tho
banks in this city will ho compelled to
incroaso thoir number of correspon
dents in tlio state. Probably tho whole
Balers will insist upon their customers
sending Now York or Chicago drafts in
stead of checks,
.. Tho largest dry goods dealer on 0
P streot, probably the most enterprising
advertiser in tho city, by tho way, ro-,-
ports that IUb sales woro larger on Tiies-
day of this week than on any one day
since ho has been in business.
Tho iirst of the mouth collections
havo been a littlo slow; but there has
been a marked improvement in the'
business done this week, duo in )i
measure to tho change in tho weather
, on Thursday, and there is a bettor fee!
ing among merchants than there has
been for some time. The opinion is
generally expressed that Novembor
business will bo good.
The Woods Investment company, one
of tho largest operators in real cBtato
and stock in the state, report that their
sales at this time are quite as large as a
There is no question but that tho
passngo of the repeal bill will havo a
marked tendency to loosen up eastern
money; and it will not be long till
Nehrhska will get some of it.
The stato carries no insuranco on its
buildings, and as there is no avallablo
appropriation for this purpose, the
building at the state penitentary part
lally destroyed by tire will
probably not be rebuilt until after tho
next session of the legislature, lluck
statT has secured accommodations in
another part of tho pen and will resume
work next week.
The many friends of Frank W. Lewis,
and business men generally will learn
with regret that that gentleman is con
templating leaving Lincoln nnd return
ing to the east. Mr. Lewis' groat
familiarity with financial matters in
the west is well known, and it is under
stood that should ho carry out his in
tention, and go cast, he will continue in
the same lino ot business, and maintain
his business connections with this city.
Mr. It. C. Fox superintendent of
HrHdstreots in this city, has accepted
the business management of The
CouitiKis, and will enter upon his duties
at once. He will bo succeeded in tho
Uradstreet olllce by Itobert Wilson, Jr.
of Hastings. Mr. Fox, during his sup
oriutendeucy of tho Lincoln olllce of tho
commercial agency, has won tho respect
and esteem ot the business men of this
city, and materially advanced tho in
terests of tho company. He is a gentle
man of ability and energy, and The
Couuieu is fortunato in being able to
secure his services.
The Pacific express company and tho
United States express company, two
enterprising corporations, havo moved
thoir olllccs to 121 south Eleventh streot,
whero thoy are established in commo
dious quartets, and much nearer tho
centerof business activity than formerly.
Dent h uf ('turn .Murl Ciiiiip,
The death of Miss Clara Camp, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mis. D. W. Camp, which
occurred Tuesday evening, was a sad
blow to the parents and the many
friends of tho bright nnd lovable young
girl. Miss Camp was only sixteen years
of ago, but was iosRosscd of rare musi
cal talent, and was much admired for
her many graceful qualities.
Tito funeral took place Thursday after
noon from the family residence, 171!) L
street, Kov. Dr. Lasby, of tho St. Paul
M. E. church, olllciating. The class
mates of Miss Camp in the high school
and her associates in the Sunday school
were present to pay tribute to tho
memory of their young friend, sending a
profusion of beautiful floral offerings.
There were a largo number of young
people in addition to her immediate
classmates in attendance, whose pres
ence made the ceremony specially
touching. The remains were deposited
temporarily in the receiving vault at
Tho alllictioii which visited the family
of Mr. and Mrs. Camp, came so suddenly
and so unexpectedly, and so much affec
tion was centered in the deceased, that
the bereavement fell with cruel force,
and the family are the recipients of
much tender sympathy.
The loving regard in which Miss
Camp was held is touching by sym
bolized in tho resolutions given below.
The pupils of the Lincoln High
school tender the following resolutions
in honor of their beloved schoolmate
Clara Marie Camp:
Wiikkkak, God in his infinite wisdom
lias seen fit to take away our beloved
Wiikkkak, She has proved herself an
earnest pupil, a true friend, and a sin
cero Christian. Thorcfore, bo it
llesolveil, IJy the pupils of the Lin
coln High School, that as they have felt
tho loss of one of the brightest, most ac
tive and beloved nieinhois, they hereby
express their heartfelt gtief at her un
timely death, sympathy for the sorrow
ing family and the respect and love
with which thoy hold her memory, and
le it moreover "
Iti'itolvctl, That a copy ot these resolu
tions be sent to tho newspapers of the
city ot Lincoln and to the parents of the
Emma Siikkwood, 1)1
Any liAhou, Do.
Geo, Hautlktt. 00.
May Honeywell, 07.
For tho school.
The Korsmoyer Plumbing and Heat
ing company havo written the following
In the last number of The Couhieu
wo noticed an interview of Alderman
Woods, in which ho says: "Tliere may
be a combine among these three linns,"
having reference to the three firms who
bid on the material for the city, viz.
Dean it Horton, Cooper it Colo Hros.,
and ourselves. He also stated that there
aro a number of bills from these three
firms at each meeting. We think that
Mr. Woods is honest in what ho says,
but is mistakon in regard to tho third '
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in in urn coiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii. rur iiimuiiLO
our firm has had bills against the city
since tho 1st day of last January,
amounting to a total of 871.05 for labor
and material, and that was material
that the firms who do furnish all
the material, did not havo in stock, or
wo would not likely havo hint a chance
to furnish that. So you will see that if
there is a combination that we are not
Wo havo boon told tho reason the city
TUB PUHITAN AliVYOJR.
Sheltering real iniquity and
doesn't buy of us is that it buys at
wholesale. In looking over some of the
bills wo canto to a very firm conclusion
that wo can furnish the material at re
tail for tho price and do very well.
KonsMKYKit Plumihno & Heati.no Co.
Lincoln, Nob., Oct. !J0, 180.1
Councilman Woods states that it is
a fact that tho Korsmoyer company
havo not scld tho city as much material
as tho other firms. Maybe their prices
aro too low.
Mr. Woods' resolution in the city
council, calling attention to the preval
ence of lawlessness of ono kind and
another that prevails in this city, places
tho reform mayor in a position where he
must fish or cut bait.
It is said that a woll known oUIcial in
Omaha who has recently emitted somo
violent utterances against Mosher, owob
his chango of opinion ot bank wreckers,
to tho fact that a chock for 82,500 pre
sented to him, in the interest of Mosher
was deposited in the American National
bank, of Omaha, just a fow days beforo
the bank failed. Since he lost his
money he has become indignant,
Hread and water are much too rich a
diet for Mosher. '
Tho opposition to the continuation of
tho Dean & Horton contract for sup
plies was successful. There will bo a
re-advertisement, and there is an en-'
eouraging prospect that tho city will
save in tho neighborhood of $2,000.
, If tho Journal loses its buU agaliiBtl
the Associated Press, and It may, there
will he a valuable press franchise on the
market, and the way will be opened for
a new morning paper.
Probably there is no actress in this
country so indefatigable in her endeavor
to obtain notoriety of one kind and an
other, nnd "work the press" as Llllhm
Lewis, tho queer creature who played a
week's engagement In this city two years
ago at thoopeuiitgof the Lansing theatre.
She has just been in Kansas City, and
this is the way she sought to work tho
A telephone message received at tho
Time olllce at 12:15 the other morning
announced that Lillian Lewis, who Is
the star of the company playing at the
now Ninth street opera house this week,
wanted to seo a reporter. There was
trouble in the company, it was announ
ced. In answer to the call a reporter
went to the Centropolls. where Miss
Lewis is stopping. He was shown to
parlor G. A rap on the door brought a
query as to who was there. Thou the door
was slightly opened and Miss Lewis
"Wait just a minute until I get some
clothes and my slippers on," she said. "I
want to bco you badly."
Tho reporter waited about two min
utes and then heard: "You can come in."
Miss Lewis was found with a large fur
bombarding tho sacred concert.
cloak wrapped about her. The dress
she wore trailed tho ground.
"I didn't bother about my slippers,',
she said. "It doesn't make much dlf
As the actress took a seat a bare foot
peeped out from under her dress, but
was quickly withdrawn. Tho $.'$0,000
diamond garter lay on the floor near tho
"I'm in n peck of trouble," she began.
"Marston says I cannot play 'Thereso'
Friday night. 'Lady Lil' lias caught on
and now he says I must play it during
tho engagement. Isn't it horrid? I am
going to play 'Thorese,' however, or shut
up the house. 'Thorese' is a grand play
and just suits me. All thocompany like
it. Hut I have to undress in one scene
and Mr. Marston says ho doesn't like
"Hut isn't Marston manager of the
company?" asked the rojiorter.
"He is; ho is," answered Miss Lewis.
"He's in) husband, too. It's awful, Ho
must let mo play 'Thorese. While ho
objects he cannot occupy these apart
ments. Marston is jealous. Yes, he is
jealous of Emilo Zola. That's the
trouble with him. Hero is a horrid note
he heet me a while ago."
Following is a copy of the note:
Thereso Itaquin" will not be played
Friday night. "Lady Lil" will be the
play. Make ariangemeiits accordlnglv.
"What do you think of that?" asked
Miss Lewis. "It makes me mad. When
1 got it I sent a message to him that he
won't like. I tell you I sent him an
answer such as he deserved. 1 am going
Continued on tiijhth '(.)
The Coukieu'h expose of the political
methods in vogue in tho police depart
meiit has milled tho serenity and dis
turbed tho equanimity of the populist
mayor and he straightway rushes Into
print with an ambiguous denial, coup
led with u protestof indignation. The
"card" issued by the police commission
ors does not refuto nor disprove Tin:
Couhikk'h charge that Olllcers Mor
rlssoy and O'Shee wore restored to their
positions upon condition that they
would espouse tho cause of Fred Miller.
Tho agreement was made through the
efforts ot Councilman James A. O'Shee
brother of Policeman O'Shee and was to
the effect that if Mr. Fred A. Miller
would use his iniluonco with Mayor
Weir and Commissioner Hrowu and
have the suspended officers re-Instated
they would do all they could to elect
Miller sheriff. Miller fullllled his agree
ment and tho officers were reinstated.
Mr. Hurr, tho republican member or the
board, was not a party to the compact
and know nothing of it. He voted to
re-instate Morrlssoy and O'Shee because
ho know thoy wero excellent olllcem and
had boon tho victiniH of "Detective" Jim
lalone's jealous spite. These facts
vero furnished Tub Couiiiku by two
lombers of the tollco force and one of
ho candidates on the demo-pop county
In relation to the charge that Hob
done, chief of the lire department, had
reatoned to discharge any fireman who
tended to voto against Fred Miller-
mt fact was furnished Tin: Couiheu
representative by two firemen, one from
engine house No. 1 and tho other front
No. 2. It is now in order for Hob
Malone to compell all his men to sign
their names to a card of denial. It's
wonderful the power a chief wields
whon he has about forty men under him
who aro anxious to stick to their jobs,
especially when the chilling blasts of
winter are close at hand.
Now, relative to tho case of Olllcer
Kuccra. On Monday evening, October
2.'! this olllcer distributed Fred MiHor's
electioneering cards among the olllcers
at police headquarters at which time
there was present Sergeants Ireland and
Hartram, all the members of the night
force, together with half 11 dozen citizens.
Let them deny U if they dare.
General John C Cow in of Omaha, has
been invited to speak here Monday
evening, and will accept, the invitation
provided it does not intorfert with his
business engagements. Gononl Cowin
is 0110 of the ablest speakers in the west
and will undoubtedly receive a warm
welcome in Lincoln.
Tho Hon. Tom Worrel and the lion,
J. C. McNorny, representing the
untcrrifled democracy aivl tho calamity
pops, havo placed a ticket in the field
composed of men of almost every politi
cal creed, gold bug democrats, free
silver democrats, pops, mugwumps, el
cetera. Every democrat and every in
dependent between the briny Salt creek
and tho gurgling Antelope are expected
to step up to tho polls and vote this
mongrol ticket. Will thoy do it?
Charles Iloxie and Jim Malone have
been slated as deputies should Fred
Millor happen to bo elected sheriff.
What a contrast between these men and
Henry Hoagland and Ernst Hunger,
whowill bo Sheriff Alva Smith's depu
ltrad Slaughter, chairman of the re
publican stato contra! committee has
issued a confidential letter, from which
the following interesting extracts are
"I want to submit a fow figures for
your careful consideration. Last year
in the presidential election the diffeient
tickets on presidential electors received:
Link, iud. and fusion
On the state ticket the vole is as
I You will see by these figures that 20,.
000 democratic votes, which should have
been east for Sherwin, democratic elee
I tors, were, by the united efforts of the
1 democratic national committee, state
central committee, Governor Howl,
assisted by all ltisapiKtintees, Mr. Hryan,
Mr. Kern, and Mr. McKoighau, cast for
Link, fusion elector.
, Mr. Morton's voto representing tho
straight democratic vote of (he state
lessoned only by Hiicli democrats as
believed II, n light bo between Crounso
ami Van Wyck, and in the Interest of
business considerations In Oiiiaha and
other cities, voted for Mr. Crounso.
I fake the voto for Mr. Crounso to
figure by simply to Hhow as he was the
lowest candidate on tho republican
lloaol, that it is Impossible for tho demo
cratic nominee for judge to he in the
race this fall at all. It H Impossible to
poll more than oO.OOO votes in the state
of Nebraska forjudge Irvine, and that
would not place him In competition with
"Asamatleror fact, there Is little or
n polities connected with the election
a justice of the siiiireme com I. ,,.!
'e 1 ask you to stop and consider what
""si for the interests of Nelimuln. n...
eel ion or a pomillst whleh nil 1 ...
on the same level with Kansas, or the
election or Harrison, which will
strengthen the good position we already
hold with the commercial interests of
The following is the average vote on
Htuto olllclals other than governor at
the general election of 1802.
Independent (ll m
Siime surprise has been expressed at
the attitude or a certain well known re
publican and ox-state olllcer toward the
republican nominee ror tho olllce or
register or deeds. It is Hald that tho re
rusal or Mr. Harrop to promise a place
in the register's olllce for tho brother of
the ex-state official in question, has
aroused the hitter's iro to such an ex
tent that he is actively opposing Mr.
Harrop, using his influence in different
parts or the county. Hut Johnny
Harrop will ho elected, anil the ,.,,.,...
are that he will run ahead of his ticket.
Somo recent developments indicate
that tho politicians havo begun to look
ahead to next year'a stato campaign,'
and the signs of tho times, if read bright,
Indicate that there will boa brrnd now
candidate lir governor. Somo .opubli
ciiiih havo wondered thutlirndSlauuhtur
should have been willing to undertake
tiiu very, arduous and to a great extent,
thankless task of running the stato cam
paign in au oir year. It's a big job to
conduct a campaign for a ticket with
only one important officii on it. It is
almost impossible to get any money out
or the men who contribute cheerfully
when there is a full state ticket in the
Hold. And this year, when thoro is a
strenuous effort to concentrate the pop
ulist and democratic vote on the iHipulist
nominee, Holeomh, tho work is specially
hard. Yet Slaughter accepted tho chair
manship of tho state central committee
and the management of the campaign
very willingly, with so much willingness,
in fact, that somo persons who aro wont
to look back of tho outward and visible
political manifestations ror some hidden
purpose, have come to the conclusion
that K)ssihly Slaugli tor's presence at
the helm may mean something more
than a painstaking effort to elect Judge
Harrison, an endeavor to which the
chairman and secretary, Tom Cooke, are
devoting their greatest energy, with a
gratifying prospect of success.
Tho relations that exist between Hrad
Slaughter and John Peters, lute collector
of internal revenue, aro well known, and
the election of the former to tho chair
manship of the central committee, and
the unusual activity which has recently
characterized the movements of Peters,
together with certain other consider
ations, constitute a reasonable basis for
the Bupixisitinn that Peters is a full
blown candidate for governor. When
Jim North relieved Peters the latter
immediately resumed his residence in
Albion, llooue county, and he has since
been cultivating the influential mem
bers of the party.
It is suggested that Governor Crounso,
having no idea of succeeding himself in
the executive olllce maybe favorable to
Peters' candidacy for governor, par
ticularly as the governor is suposed to
be still Missessed of an inclination to
accept an election to the United States
Tout Mnjois will undoubtedly bo a
candidate for governor next year, aud
just now it looks as though Tom would
bo a very strong candidate.
So there are two candidates, Peteis
and Majois. There is still room for a
Hy the way, there are people who
have followed events In Do'guhiH county,
(C'onfiiiiii'if 011 Fifth 1'aye,)
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