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WEDNESDAY. JULY 11. 1691.
Republican ronsrostiuiial Convention.
The republican elctorn of the Thin! concren
hional district of Xebra&a are requested tos-nd
delegates from their wveral counties to meet in
convention in the city of Norfolk, on Tuesilay,
August 23, ISM, at 7s:0 o'clock p. m., for the pur
jutaeof placing in nomination a candidate for
conj?rev from fcaid district.
Tho wvenil counties an entitled to represen
tation as follows, lx-mc liOMtl nion the vote cast
for Hou. I. M. llayniuud for presidential el.-ctor
in IW1, divine one ileleipiW'-ut-JarK" to each
county and one for each 100 vote- and tho ma
jority fraction thereof:
County. Del.iConnty. Del.
AnleloiM iOIadison 11
liooce 10 Merrick 7
Hurt H'Xanre 7
Cedar H Pierce ."i
Colfax 7,1'latte 10
(taming H Stanton ."i
Dixon. 8Va:ne 8
Dodge l.r.i -
-Kuos . . U ' Total I.".r,
Dated Norfolk, Nebr., June IS, Ibl.
liUHT MAl'Ed, C. C. McNisu,
Colfax county fair, Kept. 9-lZ.
State fair at Lincoln, Sept. 7-H.
I'latte county fair, Sept. 2T, SJ, i'7.
The republican Mate convention will Im held
at Omaha August 22, 10 a. m.
Prohibition Mate convention at Lincoln,Tue
day, July 3, at 2 p. in., I'latte county entitled to
4 of the 430.
I'eoplo'a M:itu conveulion at Gnmd ltdaud.
Wednesday, Aujr. ir, at 10 a. m.. I'latte county
entitle! to 10 delegates, Madison 10, Stanton J,
Colfax 7. Butler IS. Polk 12, Merrick 7, Nance S,
Boone 11, of the 751.
An Iov.a firm aro under contract to
construct an irrigating ditch twelve and
a half miles long near O'Neill for 65.
050. Tho countrv irrigated comprises
If there was more music and less
mutiny, more harmony and less hell in
munkind just now, men's minds would
be less troubled and tho country would
be at peace.
Foit the wanton destruction of trees
there ought to bo what tho lawyers call
exemplary damages. A telephouo com
pany was recently hold to pay $1,500
for damage to six trees. Corporations
of all kinds should not be allowed to
encroach uiion private rights.
Among tho topics of international in
teiest treated in ''The Progress of tho
World" department of the July Keviow
of Reviews aro tho following: Tho Min
ers' Conference at Berlin, the fall of the
Oanii.,;. Pciki M;uistr m rranee, tlio
Anglo-Belgian Agreement and the ob
jections or France, tho resignation of
Stambulofl in Bulgaria, tho problem of
the British House of Lords. Ministerial
changes in England, and the Inter
colonial Conference at Ottawa.
INTERSTATE G. A. R. REUNION.
All Preparations Completed rr tlie Intrr-
e.stlDc Event at Superior.
SCPEitioi:, Neb., July 10. For the past
week the interstate reunion committee
has been busy making final preparations
for the sixth annnal Nebraska and Kan
sas district reunion. July 30 to Aug. 4.
This reunion will bo held at Camp Lin
colu. A batterj of Napoleon and Gatling
guns will be on the grounds to help give
a military appearance. Every Grand
Ann of the Republic post iu Kansas
and Nebraska has been invited to attend,
and many of them have accepted, as
well as "several in Iowa.
Will Pedal From Omaha to Xew York.
Omaha, July 10. Christian Gantz of
Valentine, Neb., left Omaha for New
York on a bicycle provided with a small
sail. He claims that he will ride from
Omaha to New York iu 13 days, going
to Chicago over the Northwestern track,
to Buffalo over the Lake Shore and
thence to New York via the tow path.
He expects to make 10 miles an hour
and intends to ride 13 hours a day.
Goods In Kond Burned.
Chicago, July 10. A special agent of
the treasury department sent a report to
the department stating that among the
cars burned in the railroad j-ards were
many containing goods which were in
. bond to the government being in transit
from the port of New York and other
seaports to the Chicago custom house.
Effect on Freight Traffic.
Chicago, July 10. The effects of the
strike on railroad traffic are plainly per
ceptible in the official returns of last
week's shipments which fell off from
42,897 tons the previous week and 43,
973 tons for the corresponding weak last
year to ll.CGl tons last week.
Italian Embassador 'Kf-jVrtcd.
(JONETAxnxoPLE, July 10. The sultaa
has declined to accept, as Italian am
bassador,. Signor Catalini. who was re
cently appointed to the post, giving as
his reason that the appointment is
persona non grata.
Million Dollars a Day Lo.
St. Louis, July 10. The most con
servative estimates of the loss which the
railroads have suffered since the strike
began place at least 1,OUO,UOO daily to
the systems of lines which converge at
Predicts a General Strike.
New Yobk, July 10. Secretary Chris
Evans, of the American Federation union,
predicts a strike of all organizations
throughout the country in aid of the A.
Nonunion Man Killed.
Waterloo, la., July 10. A. F. Pier-
son of Des Moines, a nonunion brakeman
of the Chicago Great Western, was run
over and killed while coupling cars here.
Hastings Man Dies.
Hastings, Neb., July 10. John H.
Coff man, .awell known and respected
. citizen t)f this city, died of Blight's dis
ease. Two Boys Drowned.
Wahoo, Neb., July 10. George Jones
and Clarence Jones were drowned in
iWaaoo.creekr - -
Anti-Jesuit Bill Rejected
BeT.TV. Jnlvlll Tho IwiTKlpsratli haa
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. rejected the bill repealing the anti-Jesuit
-'-HPT DAY fiT P.Hir.ARD
VTJJul UM1 HI UniUHUU.
The War Cloud Shows Distinct
Q. f T .
55ltons 01 i-llting.
GENEBAL WALKOUT POSTPONED.
Federated Trade Unions of Chicago Await- i
Ing the Arrival of President Compcrs.
Passenger Trains Moving Troops Guard
ing Union Pacific Employes Entire
Illinois Militia Ordered Ont.
Chicago, July 10. Peace reigns in
Warsau. The same cannot be said of
Chicago, for the tread of armed men is
still heard in her streets and the wheels
of commerce still lag at the bid of the A.
R. 17. Nevertheless the warcloud which
has overhung this city and this land for
the past 10 days show distinct signs of
lifting. Instead of stories of additional
railroads tied up at various points
throughout the country Monday's dis
patches almost without exception
brought advices of strikers returning to
work and an increase resumption of
traffic, amounting in some places to a
return to normal conditions. The day
in Chicago passed without a serious con
flict between the roiters and the armed
forces now on duty here. The feature of
the day was the action early Monday
morning, after an all night's session of
the federated trades union of Chicago, in
deciding to call out all classes of labor
on Tuesday at 4 o'clock unless George
M. Pullman should have agreed before
the meridian of that day to settle the
differences between his company and
his striking employes by arbitration or
General Walkout Postponed.
For reasons not known to the public,
Grand Master Workman Sovereigu of
the Knights of Lalxr and his advisers
subsequently decided to iostpone the gen
eral walkout and n paralytic stroke
which they propose to inflict upon the
business of Cliicago until 7 o'clock
Wednesday morning. Late Monday
afternoon the atfiiouuccment was made
that President Samuel Gompers of the
American Federation of Labor has
called a meeting of the executive board
of that body to be held in this city on
Thursday and that he is now enroute
from New York to Chicago. In viow of
this it is not believed that tho federated
trades of Chicago will take precipitate
action before his arrival. As Gompers
cannot reach Chicago before Wednesday
night, it will bo impossible to decide on a
line of action to be pursued before
Thursday and probably if it should
finally be resolved to declare a general
strike of all these combined forces, it
could not be put into effect before Fri
In this connection the
question arises whether or not if Presi
dent Gompers allows himself to be
hauled from New York to Chicago by
nonunion engineers and firemen, his
visit will be cf any particular profit.
One leader in Chicago said that if he did
bo he might as well stay in New York.
Many Would Decline to Obey.
Another feature to be noted iu con
nection with federated labor is the fact
which was developed that there was in
the meeting a large and influential con
servative element, vvhose action had
practically blocked the plans of the
more hotheaded leaders until the latter,
iu the excitement consequent upon the
reading of President Cleveland's procla
mation, were enabled to stampede them
and carry the strike resolution. There
fore there is reason that even if the
order for a general strike goes forth
many of those to whom it is directed
will decline to oley it. So that with
tlio men nlrcady mado idlo ly tlia oft'oot
of the tieup the walkout will not bo
nearly 60 important as anticipated by
What effect, if any. the action of Vice
President Wickes. of the Pullman com
pany, in refusing in the most positive
manner to even meet a committee to
consider the quetion of arbitration will
have upon the final decision of the labor
leaders and their followers remains to Imj
Monday night's action of the city coun
cil in" rosp?ct to President Cleveland's or
der bringing federal troops to Chicago
was forestalled by a large number of in
dorsements of his action sent him by
prominent business men of the city. The
list of signatures include those of almost
every conspicuous merchant, manufact
urer and banker of Chicago.
PaeiiRrr "rnlim Moving.
Touching the situation in general, it
may be said that in Chicago tho roads
were all doing better than on any pre
vious day since the strike begun. Pas
senger trains were moving with more or
less regularity, and some freight traffic
has been cared for. A large number of
striking freight handlers of the Illinois
Central returned to work, and other
roads noted accession to their operative
At St. Louis, Kansas City and Denver
it was reported that railroad business had
abont returned to normal conditions.
Nashville also reported an improvement.
About the only points at which the strike
managers showed any gain were the
partial walkout of firemen 'at Fort
Scott, the freight men on the Kenawha
and Michigan at Charleston, W. Ya..
and the strike of the A.. R. U. men on
the Big Four at Mattoon. It will thus
be seen that at the lpading railroad
centers the strikers have made percepti
ble losses, while their gains are at com
paratively unimportant points. Regnla-
tions which prevail in the government
building are a near approach to martial
law. Deputy marshals are stationed on
ever- floor and everybody is challenged
who cannot show that he has business in
Managers' Side of the Story.
John 31. Egau of the Association of
Railway General Managers, when asked
for an official statement of The conditions
of the roads represented in that associa
tion, said: "With the exception of two
or three minor instances there was no
trouble or disturbance reported Monday.
All the iinea ran their regular passenger
ana mail trains'and a number of lines
resumed their suburban trains. All of
the lines commenced work in theii
freight yards and many freight trains
were run in and out of the city. The
Union Stockyards company are clearing
their tracks of wreckage and repairing
damage done during the past week.
"The total number of trains that ar
rived were equal to the total moved in
the four days previous. It is true that
trains have been guarded to prevent their
being molested, but the action of the
military towards the mobs and rioters
during the past two days have had a
most salutary effect. The president's
proclamation, together with General
Miles orders, have produced excellent
results. The men who have replaced
the strikers are good men and satisfac
tory to the lines that have emploved
nebs Feels Confident.
President E. V. Debs of the A. R. TJ.,
when seen said: 'We are stronger than
ever: nothing can break our forces but
usurpation and tyranny. I am threat
ened Avith srrest What for? For or
ganizing labor. We say to capital,
Here is our labor and these are our
terms.' Tms is lesral this is tlie snirit
age. Mr. Havemeyer organizes a
sugar busi ana says xo in putttlC,
. . A A 3 . .. .-.
TTari tc mtr wrirrui- iinil triooA flra mv
terms.' He has "polluted tho national
, le . lature Ibave acted honorahly and
committed no crime. The United States
, authorities are bringing, themselves into
contempt by their wanton violation of
, a th' constitution The coinmon
people are beginning to understand this.
Capital insists upon looking upon labor
as it did upon slavery, that it has no
right like capital to ask or exact terms.
This is the principal of slavery.
"I want to call the attention of tho J
people of this country to this: The Pull
man strike is not the underlying cause of
this trouble. The people of this country
are paying over $5,000,000 a day in in
terest. This is draining productive in
dustry of its profit and is piling up
money in the money centers. What old
England failed with soldiers in the
Eighteenth century, she is doing now
with the gold standard. Over $200,000.
000 a year goes there to pay .interest. We
are not responsible for the lawless ele
ment and loss of property. Not even dis
ciplined armies have ever been able to
keep this element from rising. We ask
the public to be patient while labor
stands with its back at the door that
leads to serfdom and says to its oppress
ors, 'Thus far and no farther.' It is
better to lose a little now than more in
the end, and with it constitutional lib
erty." At about midnight Monday a crowd of
Poles and Hungarians gathered at Ash
land avenue and the Grand Trunk
tracks and before the authorities were
warned, had torn up several hundred feet
of track. A company from the Second
regiment charged the crowd and dis
persed it after linng several shots. No
one wa3 hurt as far as known.
WILL CONFER WITH DICKINSON
Representatives of Federated Board In
Omaha to Meet Union Pacific Manager.
Omaha. July 10. George W. Vro
mau, chairman of the grievance commit
tee of the Brotherhood of Locomotive
Engineers; S. D. Clark, president of the
Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen; J.
N. Corbin, general secretary of the
Union Pacific Employes' assembly No.
82, Knights of Labor: C. A. M. Petrie,
chairman of the Brotherhood of Locomo
tive Firemen; F. E. Gilliland, chairman
of the Federated Board and of the Order
of Railway Telegraphers, tmd J. L. Kis
Bick, chainifin of the Order of Railway
Conductors, came to Omaha Monday
night as representatives of the Federated
Board to hold by appointment a confer
ence with General Manager Dickinson.
They state that the object will be to
discuss means of assisting the manager
and the receivers in restoring complete
harmony and regular traffic on the
Union Pacific system. They say that in
no event will the organizations compris
ing tho federated board now walk out.
Having agreed with the court they will
now if a grievance arises submit it to
the court. They condemn the method
pursued by Debs in involving parties not
directly interested in the fight with Pull
man, and declare that if Sovereign
should call out the Knights of Labor the
call would be of no effect on the Union
Will Obey the Board a Decision.
CnEYEN'x-:, Wy., July 10. The Union
Pacific from Cheyenne to Ogden is jirac
tically open for business again and
train service is in operation. The fire
men and switchmen at Laramie, Raw
lins and Green River, who went out,
have signified their intention of return
ing to work in accordance with the fed
erated board's decision.
Entire Illinois Militia Out.
SitMXGFiELD, Ills., July 10. Upon
the request of Mayor Hopkins of Chi
cago, Governor Altgeld has ordered out
all the remaining regiments of militia in
the state, ordering General Barkley,
commanding the Second brigade, to
proceed at once to Chicago with all his
brigade excepting five companies on
duty at interior points.
Guarding Uniou Pacific Employes.
Laramie, Wyo.. July It. Company
C of the Eighth United States mfautry is
Btationed in this city to guard trains and
give protection to the employes of the
Union Pacific. A passenger and mail
train arrived from the east Monday
afternoon and fonr freight trains were
sent west, the first moved in 10 days.
Clerks Made Dp Meat Trains.
Chicago. July 10. Messrs. Armour,
Swift and Morris had their clerks and
office employes make up trains ot
dressed meat and they were sent out.
They have also instructed their country
agents to resume shipments.
Baiton Knifcht In Sympathy.
Bostor, July 10. The freight hand
lers and Knights of Labor met here and
adopted resolutions of sympathy with
the A. R. U., and declaring for a strike
if nscessary to carry the A. R. U. to
COST OF GROWING WOOL.
The American Sheep Kaiser Cannot Com
pete With the Australian.
Ignoring the difference in freight
against the American woolgrower, the
Australian woolgrower has the advan
tage of pasture all the year round, the
pasture iu Australia being better in
winter than in summer. Tho wool
grower in Australia rents his laud from
the government for a smaller charge
than the Ohio woolgrower in many cases
pays in taxes alone, and the latter, ow
ing to our rigorous winter climate for
five mouths in the year, feeds his sheep
hay and grain, nearly the whole of
which is labor. It costs nothing to grow
hay or grain. Nature does that.
Tho main cost to the farmer of hay
and grain is in the preparing of the
land, in cultivating, in harvesting and
the feeding, which are all labor, and
which represent 90 per cent of the whole
cost of production, the remaining 10 per
cent representing interest and taxes.
Under these conditions the cost of rais
ing wool in the United States is at least
11 cents per pound in actual outlay
greater than the cost of raising the same
class of wool in Australia or the Argen
tine Republic, and the McKinley tariff
law placed the duty of 11 cents per
pound on imported unwashed wool to
put tho American woolgrower on even
terms with his foreign competitor. The
latter has advantages of cheap land, of
climatic condition and cheaper freight,
which to him are fully equivalent to 11
cents per pound.
A Sweet Tooth.
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THE SUN SHINES.
NEW YORK PAPER OWNS UP TO
It Helped to Elect Grover Cleveland as
7jTsident and Now Tears Its Candidate to
Pieces Facts That Ought to Have Been
Discovered Year Ago.
Tho exposure by the New York Sun
May 2G cf the socialistic teachings of
Grover Cleveland deserves more than a '
mere passing recognition. Only two
years ago The Sun waged a vigorous
warfare against the prosperity of the ,
United States by advocating the election '
of Mr. Cleveland to the office of presi
dent of the United States. It did so
largely by creating class discrimination,
and its cry of "No force bill! No negro '
domination! will be long remembered.
It set the south against the north. It
advocated a policy that has damaged
and destroyed the mauufacrurine and
the wage earning interests in both sec
tions. It descended to the level of the
pro-English and anti-American organs
that disgrace tho American press of to
day, yet which vere successful in the
campaign of 1892.
It is indeed gratifying to know,
though two years late, that The Sun
finds tho idol which it shono npou in
1892 to be mere clay, dross or brass.
But this should have been discovered
sooner. It was just as easy for The Sun
to refer to tho speeches and letters of
tho presidential candidate in 1892 as it
is to do this in 1894. Tho documents
of 1SSG, of 1888, of 1891, of April and
July, 1892, were all at the disposal of
The Sun as matters of public record
prior to November, 1892. The Sun knew
then, or should havo known, tho char
acter of the man whom it wished to
elect to the high office of president and
that his teachings wero "the teachings '
of the disturbers of society, and some
times such teachings bear terriblo fruit. "
Thei'o can be no excuse whatever for
a journal of the high standing of the
New York Sun lor advocating such
teachings through its candidate. They '
wero un-Amcricaa and should "have
found no place either directly or indi- j
rectly in the columns of a reputable
American journal. Wo trust this will j
prove a lesson to all American newspa
pers such as are truly American and
have the interests of their country at
heart. It is far better to take the trou
blo to ascertain whether tho candidate
for tho high ofiica of president has at
any time been a socialistic agitator, an
advocate of anarchy, a promoter of strife
or a disturber of classes before his elec
tion than it is to do this after his elec
tion. Tiie light has coma T ho splutterings
of the fag ends of the candle are ex
tinguished. Now the light is good.
The light is divided from tho darkness.
Let The Sun so shine.
WITH WOOL ON THE FREE LIST.
Sheep Will Be Sent to Market and Our
Flocks Forever Disappear.
If wool be put on the free list, the
American woolgrower will have to
submit to the disadvantages of raising
wool iu this climate on even terms with
his foreign rivals, who do not liave such
difficulties to contend with, and so with
out adequate protection must necessari
ly bo driven out of tho business. Our
seventh largest agricultural industry,
producing annually $60,000,000 worth
of wool and representing an investment
of $ 100, COO, 000 in sheep, will be de
stroyed by free trade.
Sheep will be fattened and will then
bo sent to market as food, and flocks
will disappear forever. Our food supply
will iu time thus ba decreased, and our
manufacturers eventually will be driven
to buy their wool in London or in Aus
tralia. Gold will be thus sent out of the
country again, increasing tho harmful
influences that must follow with the
balance of trade permanently against us.
The woolgrowers will be forced into
some other industry. They will proba
bly plow up their present sheep pastures
when tho laud is suitable and raise
wheat, of which wo already havo an
overproduction and a surplus, aud the
probabilities are that iu consequence of
the great increase in our surplus of
wheat in a short time wo will have
only 40 cent wheat. It is to the interest
of American farmers to diversify their
industries and to produce such articles
as will find a market at homo instead
of abroad. Tho farmer who can sell di
rect to the consumer closo to his home
saves the middleman's profits and the
cost of transportation, which otherwise
always lesaen tho net price to him when
he has to find si market abroad.
Pledged to Free Trade.
Australasian Wool Exports.
The latest available statistics of ex
ports of colcuial wool from all sources
for a period of nine months ending
March 31 in each of the given years
show tho following:
SINE MONTHS. JULY 1 TO MARCH 31.
New South Wales...
1,790,565 1,(2)2,611 1,652.050
These figures show increased exports
of almost 140,000 hales -within the three
given periods. Comparing these nine
months exports with tho total clips for
the entire season, given elsewhere, we
find that only 07,000 bales remained on
hand on March ai, 1894, as compared
with 115,000 bales on hand a year ear
lier aud 137,000 bales not exported on
March 31, 1892. Perhaps tho recent
hard times in the colonies have com
pelled the quicker marketing of the clip
this last season so as to secure prompt
returns for the owners.
A Mischievous Man.
The most mischievous man in tho
United States today is President Grover
Cleveland. He is mischievous beoauae
Jf I J1!fifp
. ho is always insincere; he is mischiev
! ons because ho is tricky; ho is mischiev
I ous because ho is deceitful ; ho is mis-
chiovous because ho is a pretender; he
is mischievous because ho is ignorant;
he is mischievous bocauso of his assump
tion of knowledge; ho is mischievous be-
! cause ho-is a coward. American Econ-l-
The Paasing of the Pirates.
When the ship of state was sailing,
Sailing grandly and supreme.
With tho trade winda blowing freely o'er the
Came a gang of tariff pirates with a Demo
And a college Dr. Jekyl in command.
But they'll share alike at the capstan head
When next it comes our turn.
For their letters of marque and their plunder
In the ninety-six election we will burn.
Against the protest of the nation.
1 Waging ruin and desolation
I They have put us on probation on the pretext
With their chieftain's object lesson for a treat.
Now this chieftain rover. Grover,
Is ransacking the world over
Tor a dumping ground to put away defeat.
By his meddling intervention In Hawaii's
jHe's made the presidential chair a thorny seat.
So they've taken to freebooting
On a bootless, starving people,
"While our industries are burdened with dis
trust. With the tariff they will monkey and keep
trying to get hunky
On an income tax, till something's got to bust.
On their bluster, brag and blunder
We will pour united thunder
Till this wrangle tangle congress does adjourn.
And we'll turn from disaffection back to old,
Which the ninety-six election shall confirm.
NEWS AT THE CAPITAL.
Naval Appropriation Bill Con
sidered In the Senate.
SENATOR ALLEN'S AMENDMENT.
Naval Cadets Mut Ite Actual Resident oi
Their District Two Years Before Theii
Appointment Pamed the Mining Claim
Bill Difference on the Tariff Discussed.
Striker Going IRto Court.
Washington', July 10. After the
transaction of some business of minor
importance Monday the senate took up
the naval appropriation bill. White (Ual.)
called attention to the action of the com
mittee in striking out the appropriation
of $30,000 for a steam tug to Mare Isl
and navy yard and had read a letter from
the secretary of the navy indorsing the
necessity for the tug. The appropriation
was allowed to stand.
Senator Allen offered an amendment,
which was agreed to, providing all ap
pointees as naval cadets shall have been
actual residents of the district from
which they are appointed for at least
two years prior to their appointment.
The bill, as amended, was passed.
The senate passed a house bill relative
to miniug claims. It provides for the
temporary suspension of the requirement
that a certain sum of money shall be ex
pended each year on mining claims
until a patent shall have been granted.
Senator Blackburn announced the
death of Representative Marcus C. Lisle
(Ky.) last Saturday, and after the adop
tion of the customary resolutions the
Differences on the Tariff Discussed.
Washington, July 10. The first day
of the conference of the Democratic con
feres of the two houses was without
practical results or visible progress so
far as can be learned. The day was de
voted to a general discussion of the main
features of the bill and the principal
points of differences between the two
honas. The conference on the part of
the representatives was used to point out
the radical change in the policy involved
in the senate's departure from the free
raw materials and the ad valorem sys
tem, and they asserted that the senate
bill was not all the country demanded
in the way of tariff reform. The senate
representatives said it was the most rad
ical bill that could be passed in the sen
ate and announced a determination to
stand for tho bill practically as it passed
Treasury Officials Encouraged.
Washington, July 10. The net cash
balance in the treasury at the close of
business Monday was $l21,.ri03,:J22, of
which $04,241,406 was gold reserve.
This is an increase in the cash balance
since June 27 of nearly $7,500,000, and
an increase in the gold reserve since
June 23 of nearly $2,230,000. The
treasury officials are greatly encouraged
at the seeming cessation of the gold ex
port movement and the great increase in
internal revenue receipts and are very
confident these conditions added to the
probable early passage of the new tariff
bill will result in a large increase of the
cash balance and the gold reserve.
Strikers Coins Into Court.
Washington, July 10. The state
ment is telegraphed here from California
that the strikers are about to apply to
the United States court to compel the
Southern Pacific railway company to
show cause why they should not b9 com
pelled to operate their road under the
terms of their charter. This was not
disagreeable news to the war depart
ment and they rather hoped that such a
step would be taken for it would oblige
the railroad company to supplement the
efforts of the military by every means
in their power and there is a suspicion
that it has been a little lax in this
respect so far.
Issues Another Proclamation.
Washinotc, July 10. The president
has issued a proclamation like the one
issued Sunday night, but referring to
the troubles in the Dakotas, Monta'0,
Idaho, Washington, Wyoming, Colorado
and California. The proclamation named
3 p. m July 10, as the time before
which all mobs must disperse and law
abiding citizens return to their abodes.
Declined to Arbitrate.
Washington-, July 10. Reports to the
postoiiice department say that the rail
roads have positively declined to accede
to the demands of the strikers for arbi
tration. Their action is based on the
theory that there are no grievances to ar
bitrate. Presidential Nominations.
Washington, July 10. Postmasters:
J. M. Hammond, Hamburg, la.. B. F.
Thomas, Carthage, Mo., Rufus J. Best,
Coal Crushers Burned.
Charleston, W. Va., July 10. The
coal crushers at Powelton mines were
burned by incendiaries.
Why Should They Fear?"
There is much reason to fear that the
tariff policy of President Cleveland and
the American Democrats is doomed to
complete failure. The Wilson tariff
bill, as it has come back to the senate
from the committee, Is completely met
amorphosed. The duties are raised on
almost every class of article the lauding
of which in the Wilson bill indicated a
leaning to a free trade policy. A com
promise it may be, bnt it is a compro
mise that virtually surrenders the prin
ciple and which pleases nobody. New
castle (England) Journal.
San Francisco, July 10. Everything
passed off quietly Monday. The strikers
have temporarily retired from the depot
and are massed at the headquarters
waiting orders from Labor Leadei
Knox. In anticipation of regular troops
being called oat a number of the Sacra
mento strikers have been sent to Stock
ton to blockade the road and also to warn
the men of the approach of the soldiers.
It is their intention to seize a train and
blockade th road, so it will be some
time before the troops will be able to pro
ceed to the city. In the meantime
the strikers at Sacramento will have
been warned of the advance of
the regulars and a concerted effort will
then be made to resist the troops. The
strikers are armed with Winchesters and
an attempt of the military to dislodgi
them will most certainly result in blood
TELEGRAPH NEWS BOILED DOWN.
A white boy was shot near Lexington,
Ky., and a negro was suspected. He was
lodged in jail just iu time to avoid being
A Big Four passenger train ran into a
freight train at Wanu. Ills. A fireman
was seriously injured. Traffic was de
layed for some time.
Lieutenant Thomas Arthur Tomlinson,
of the Washington Fencibles, winner of
the championship cup at the interstate
drill at Little Rock, Ark.,"was run over
by a switch engine at that place and in
Kelly's commonwealers captured a
freight train on the Chesapeake and Ohio
near Vanceburg, Ky.
Thomas Stout and Mrs. Elizabeth Egg
man, octogenarians, were married at
A cloudburst at Conconully, Wash., de
stroyed nearly every building left stand
ing after the disaster of Mav last,.
Review of the weather near Genoa
the month of June, 1304.
MtvintPinperatun-of tli iuinth .. .
MU! do Kline month 1'iM j."tr
Highest ilnily IfiniKTatiir.' on ::uth..
Loftt do 1-t
llinh winds days
Itain felldiirinir portions of dnjst...
Inclitii of rainfall
Do same mo. last year
Prevailing winds from S. to S.E.
Verv hazv 3d, 4lh. nth, 7th, 14th, l.ltli.
Thunderstorms St h, 18th, 20th, 21st,
Slight hail on ISth, 20th and 29th; on
the first of these the stones averaged
from x& to 1 inch in diameter, but as it
was comparatively quiet in all these
cases at the time of their falling, but
little damage was done. The storm of
tho 30th was remarkable for the blasts
of hot wind from the east which accom
Ileal Htate Tranfer.
Bechor, .Tajggi & Co., real estate agents,
report tho following real estate transfers
filed in the offieo of the county clerk for
the week ending July 7, 1894:
Henry J. Hudson to U. 11. Church, lot
4,1)1 191, Columbus, wd $ 100 00
Otto & Loni?n Brown to 6cl10.1l district
50. Z acre in eeU ne'.J ee'i 10-20-3w,
Martin Hloednrn to Emanuel Society
of Neb. Conference, 7."ixS.r ft in sw'i
neU ."i-13-2w, wd 1 00
J. V. C. Cntnn to J. II. Cruun, el- he'-t
2ii-lS-te, wd 3000 00
Four transfers, total.
$ 3,102 00
We Sweep the World.
It is an old saying th?it a "new broom
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all the railways of the world none stands
higher in the estimation of the public, in
all especial points, than the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. It is t he
only line west of Chicago which runa
electric-lighted, steam-heated and vesti-
buled trains between Chicago, St. Paul
and Minneapolis, and between Chicago
and Omaha. Try it. F. A. Nash,
Gen'l. Agent, 15(U Farnam St., Omaha.
W. S. HowEUi,
Trav. Passenger and Freight Agt.
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Health aud pleasure seekers find in
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The Burlington's local agent will
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Hot Springs, and also- if you ttsk for
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You can now get a through train from
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Picnic parties can arrange for through
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Advertisements nnder this head five cent a
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destroying their lo-.ed ones, ly forcing opium,
morphine, soothing yymp and other hnri.'ul
agents down their throats, thereby sending
them to prematura graves."
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KUMUtt) ABSirKACTEIM OF TITLE toall renlet.itoin fi.ittecounty.
HeprentTHELKADlXC l.VSUltANCE COMPAMKSof the World. Ou
the moft hlral in u-. Iint-ie adjusted, itnd iTOiuotlr imid t tl.ihoti;....
Notary riildicajw.iyn in oliicn.
Farm and city ifroiwrtj for mil. .
Make collections of forru;n inheritances and
DhiiiI HojImiu nnil HoyKtn. his wife
ttir.-t name unknown), defendant, will tak.
iiotiiflhHt on tin ad ia of dune. HiU. Nick
Atlamy, plitintitl herein, tiled hi petition in the
dmtrict court of I'latte county. Xebrmka
anainht said defendants, the object and prajer
of which are to cancel a certain aureement for
the wile of the Hontheat Quarter of the South
east Quarter of Section Xo. Fire, and tho North.
ea:t Quarter of Section No. Eight, in Town
fuip Seventeen North, Itanjje One East, in I'latte
county. Nebraska, exi-ented lj C W. Broun to
the defendant, Daniel Boylt-ou. and to remove
the cloud from and (juiet the title to uiid real
cfrtute in plaintiff.
You are hereby reniiiredtrian&werMiid petition
on or liefore the eth day of August 1V.U.
... . I'laintill.
Dated Hub ad day of June. 1891.
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