Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, January 29, 1881, Morning Edition, Image 1

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th * 90th cJ if April , 1881 , and on the Ot
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iHy. f or the pnnxae of presenthiE their clala
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OMiDA WB I.T SB , fer four week * fncceajlrtl :
priortothe ! thdayofr bratry. 18SV
"Whose Triumph is a Vin
dication of Popular
* Self-Government.
First in Peace , First in War
ancl First in the Hearts of
His Countrymen ,
Old ( Hoe's Ovatioa to Gener 1
and Mrs. Van Wyck.
The Senator's Future Policy.
Nebraska Oily , Pas % Present
and Prosp.ctive.
Editorial Correspondence of Till Ba s.
NfcBKASKJ. CITY , .TnuiryT2& On
the morning of the 23d of Septembert
18G3 , I first set foot on Nebraska fid
Biitern miles below this town. I had
come up the Missouri in the steamer
Emily from St. Joseph , then the near *
est railroad point t3 Omaha. After
ivo-days paddling through the Big
faddy we grounded on a Band-bar ,
whore , after waiting two days , I was
eicued by a team sent from Nebraska
Oity , by order of Mr. W. B. Hibbard ,
ssistant division superintendent of
he then Pacific telegraph. At the
Ime I landed in ' 63 , this was a bust
ing busy little city , contiinia about
he same population as Omaha and re
garded by many as the foremost rival
o the present Nebraska metropolis
? en years later , on my second visit , I
ound Nebraska City s dly demoral-
zed by the loss of the overland trade ,
which had formerly becu the mainstay
f her merchants aud hud been entire-
y cut off by the construction of the
Tnion Pacific. The town on my last
visit in 1873 had a cilapidued ap-
> earanco , very much Ilka snmo of the
Id Virginia towns at tha close of the
war. I was much gratified on land-
n. here again to day to note a marked
mprovement. Although Nebraska
Jity has not kept pace with Omaha
and Lincoln in growth , she is a solid
hriving town and has every prospect
of becoming an important trade con-
re in the near future. Otoe county
one of the moat densely populated
and best cultivated counties in
Nebraska and the farmer ) ' trade af-
'ord Nebraska Ci y merchants a
steady and lucrative source of profit.
There is aho considerably manufac
turing done here now , and just as
soon as the short link between Ne
braska City and Plattsmonth is completed - ,
pleted , and direct railway communi
cation is eitubliahtd batwoen O'nnba
aud Southern Nebr.isVa , the mills of
this place will afford an abundant sup
ply of excellent flour for Omahi , and
the orchards of 0oo will supply her
market wuh luscious fruit of every
Through the kindness of myl'rienJ ,
Postmaster Paul Schminko , I made
the acquaintance of mauy prominent
business and professional men of
Nebraska Oity , and renewed some of
the old acquaintances I had made years
ago in the legislature * The old ri
valry between Omaha and Nebraska
3hy balng a thing of the past , every
body I met seemed anxious for the
early completion of the trunk line and
closer cimmerciftl intercourse with
Omahb. In my rambles through the
city I found almpst universal gratifica
tion expressed over the election of
Gen. Van Wyck. The general and
his estimable lady are very popular ,
and with the exception of half a dozen
menwhose lofty aspirations are some
what checked by the general's elec
tion , all seem to rejoice over the selec
tion made by the legislature , and on
every hand the event is regarded as
the forerunner of great things for
Nebraska City.
While talking over old times with
Dr. Bo wen , who played a very promi
nent part in the early political history
of Nebraska , the doctor Informed me
that he was the first man that put the
cenatorial bee into Gen. Van Wyck's
bonnet It was way back several
years before the war , when plain M < s
ter Van Wyck came on a stumping
tour for the "free soil whi s" to the
sparsely settled territory of Nebraska.
' If you will come out here , take up
a land claim and settk ( with us , we
will make yon United States senator
some of these dy"said Dr. Bnwcn
to Mr. Van "Wyck , little dreaming
that his proposal would be accepted ,
and in the course of human events
his extravagant promise realized.
There was cons.derable stir and
bustle all day in preparing for the re
ception tendered to General and Mrs.
Van Wyck by the citizens of Otoe
county , an event which seemed to
create a good deal of commotion among
upper and lower tendom. The im
pression had gone forth that this waste
to be an aristocratic affair , and the
committee of arrangements found it
necestary to issue a manifesto in the
afternoon paper , aseuriug the people
that this was no swallow tail coat dres
parade , and that white-chokers and
kid cloves wore not essential for those
who desired to take pirt in the ova
tion. Central hotel , where the re
ceptiou took place , was jammed full
of people by 8 o'clock , many of them
sturdy , horny-fisted farmers from the
neighborhood , who wanted to eh ke a
live senator by the hand , and give ex
pression to their joy over the general's
election. All tne best and most infl
ential citizens , accompanied by theit
ladies , were also on hand , some oi
them in very tony toilets. Many dis
tinguished Nrbr&skans from v&riout
parts of. the state hd come to attend
the reception. Among these were
Ex-Grov. Fnrnas , ex Congressman MV
jors , Attorney-General Dilworth , Re *
Kent C&reon , of the University , unc
quite a number of members of the leg-
ulaturt > , from both houses. A special
train with 138 citizens of Nemaha
county , came in daring the evening
from Brownville.
1'he committee of arrangements ,
consisting of Wm. E Hill , chairman ,
P ul Schminke , Anton Zimmprcr , J.
W. WhldemUb , Dr. Campbell and I.
A. Flemming , had m&do ample pre
parations for the event ; and the re
ception committee , composed ol
Mr. and Mrs. Senator H. F.
Cady , Representatives Ransom , Dr ,
N. B. Larah , J. W. Pearman , Davlc
Brown , 0. W. Seymour and Jamas W ,
Reed , were in attendance to provide
for the proper reception of tha quests. "
At abnut 8 o'clock Gen. and Mrs.
Van Wyck arrived at the hotel from
their residence in the country , and
were greeted by the Heltcan brass
band , who played "Hailto the Chief. "
The reception committee attended the
senatorial party to the parlnrs , aud in
a very short time the doors were
opened , and the reception proper bo
gan. The ladies and their gentle
men escorts passed through the parlor
first , and as ech couple came for
ward Hon. John 0. Watson presented
them to Senator Van Wyck , who in
turn introduced his wife , who stood
on his left For over an hour the
steady stream of humanity pissed
through the parlor , ard for each the
general and his lady had some kinder
or p'eaeant ' word. Mrs. Von Wyck ,
a lady whose charming manners h ive
won the hearts of everybody who has
met her , wa onore than ever radiant ,
la one hand she hejd au exquisite bo-
q-iet ( < f choice flowers , which get off
hurelegint toilet and rendered her ex
tremely fascina ing. At the conclu
sion ot the hand-shaking General and
Mrs. Van Wycfc repaired to the large"
hall , which had been decorate ! with
a monstrous national flagupon which
w s inscribed : "Charu.8 H Van
Wyck , United States Senator. " After
mounting the platform erected f jr the
speaker * , Hon. J. C. Watson intro
duced Judge J. F. Kmnoy , who de
livered the address of we'cimo
After complimenting the Otoe delega
tion npon their steadfast support of
the general , Judge Kmnev pidan el
oquent tribute to Hon Joseph Holl-
man , the democratic member from
Dakota county , who h d come to the
ti ie'j r acue of Gon. Van Wyck dur
ing the crisii , when the fl 'P iras being
mauo to Paddock. In doaitig , Judgd
Kmnoy , aaid :
"Your elec'ion as senator is not the
result of any accident or mere good
fortuue. It was secured , first by the
efforts of the delegation from this
couutry , supplemented by the support
of a lirge number of leading men of
both the political parties ; eecnnd , it
was confidently believed by those who
voted for you that none of the candi
dates had more ability or could be
more useful in the national senate in
the advancing of > ho welfare of thie
jta'o than yourself ; third , npon all
leading state questions of internal poli
cy you had become fully identified wl h
the people aud in full sympathy with
their interests ; fourth , your public life
was a guarantee to the men wheel
el ctoi you that you were no trimmer ,
bui a man of positive convictions with
cour.'ge to contest and maintain them ;
fi th , your acknowledged popularity at
home , where I am bold to say you
have won the full confidence of the
people , and where you have always
been elected when a cindidate ; sixth ,
a brilliant record in the army as hh is
and will be , other things being equal ,
a performance for the other over the
While yon , sir , and Senator Saunders -
ers sre in the senate the outlook for
our atnte is indeed promising In per
feet accord with your brother senator
may not all cherish the hope that
your senator ! 1 life will reflect honor
npon those who elected you and add
additional lustre to the fair fame of
the utate WB so much adnine.
General Van Wyck m de the follow
ing response :
"For this renewed greeting accept
my hoartful thanks. However de
voted I may be to your interest and
the interest of Nebraska , I t ever can
discharge the obligation Imposed by
my election to the highest position In
your gift.
Grateful as I mast be to a generous
an.l confiding psople In the state , yet
to the people of the county of Otos
and Nebraska City , am I indebted ba-
yund measure in making it possible
that a citizen of their own county
could receive this distinguished honor.
From the day of my election to the
constitutional convention until now it
has been cause for pride that although
an ardent republican , I have been
supported , aud several times elected ,
by democratic votes. And In this , the
greatest and latest triumph , this
which Is your triumph as well as mine ,
in the decisive moment , when , by cer
tain well-laid shemo % victory was
nearing Senator Paddock's banner , a
grand democrat , one of | 'the noblest
Rnmana of them all , ' General Hull
man , of Dakota , the bosom friend of
Judge Kiuney , sprang into the breach
br changing his vote from Judge
Dandy to the candidate of Otoe
cointy , sUid the tide , which resulted
in the victory over which we are re
joicing to-night.
It is a matter of mutual congratula
tions that in this election there are no
entangling alliances , no p'edges ex
cept th' so implied in generous grati
tude , so that in the transfer from the
senate chamber of Nebraska to the
senate chamber of the United S ates ,
and entering upjn that higher field of
duty , that all species of property , all
classes , all sections may be alike re
spected ; that no one interest shall be
promoted at the sacrifice of others ,
but in the spirit of justice and fair
play , the right of all mny be conserv
ed , believing the anatomy of the body
politic , like the human body , teaches
that tt is to the injury of all the mem-
burs that one should thrive at the ex
pense of the many , and that no limit
cm be injured without a shock to the
entire body.
Among the youngest , we are by no
means the leaat of the states , having
already left our position at the foot oi
the list and passed several of the old
er sisters. When other decades shall
have gone , with the impulse of out
bound wo will have movedstill further
upward and on ward.
If it be true that "things produce
vrhat they contain , " who dare prophe
sy where the state will be in 1890 and
then In 1900 ?
Human desliny seems independent
of and above human control , some
thing beyoud ourselves givc-s it , firs !
life , then extension. Among statei
and nations how many more oi
wrecks would have desolated th <
shore of time if there were not ii
human crisis 'something even strongei
than the men who appear to give
them the will of the event itself be
yond that an overruling , impelling
A few years ago the dark shadow o
human tlavery , moved by human
hands in blood and gloom , was near'
ing the border of this fair land ; the
avenger met and bade it back , so tha
to day , by river course and oper
prairie , the SUP. in his course gladden :
only the homes of freemen.
Thus everywhere on the pathway ol
nations how often have the peopl <
'bullded better than they knew. '
The great strength of this republii
is m the source of all power the pee
pie. The legislature and congress wll
be wise and great as the people by ed
ucatlon and thought may themselves
bo wise and great. The stream will
seldom rise beyond itt source.
In the generous rivalry with older
states we are not handicapped with the
Weight of old traditions and abmes or
the scars of excresences removed ,
but as a young giant with clean limbs ,
.we wnter the race. In a measure we
can help to make it as we will it If
we ksep cloae to truth , right and
charity , then hope will come 'as our
guiding star , and success beyond hu
man calculation will be ours.
Poets tell us tint the clouds assume
the form of the country over which
they pass , so men will sometimes
move themselves upon the epoch and
event over which they pass. Wash
ington did not create the revolution
he was not its inspiration he only rep
resented and was inspired by it.
May we not hupa that human
thought , as it passes over and
abova this grind countryof -tho
west be impressed by 'it ? grandeur of
river and prairie , its greater grandeur
of fertility and proeuctioa ba im-
urcued by convictions and hope * of
acquiring something of their shapes
and move with them into-plana and
policies for the future May we in
dulge the hope if not the realization. "
[ L > ng continued applause ] .
Church HOWL , who hai thrust him
self forward on the pUtform niih
Gen. Van Wyck ( where he
really had no business ) , and was
called for by some Nemaha admirers ,
and responded in his usual vain , in
which the big I and little jou predom
inated. Ho claimed most of the glory
and all the honors for the election of
the general , and I confess , made an'
Impression upon some of the audience
that he was tha hero of the last sena
torial election. After the ausech-
making bad concluded the floor was
cleared and a very pleasant hop was
participated in by the elite of Nebras i
k * Ciiy , and was kept up till late
honrs.of the night E ROSEWATER
Particulars of the Defeat of the
British Column in South
Africa ,
Gladstone Denounces Parnell
in a Speech Against the
Land League.
Gpeclal Dispatch to The Bee.
LONDON , January 29 1 a. m.
A dispatch from Durban says that
further fihttpg between the B 'era '
and the colonials under Gen. Colley.
begun to day. The fire of the artif.
lory was distinctly heard tt a telegraph
station , which is within four miles of
the Eceno of action. The struggle is
supposed to ba between Gen Oclley
and nn advanced force of the Boew ,
which ho u-tt't have met or overtaken
after taking Mount P sppct. Tte
wrather is improving , and it is undur-
etood that Gen C 'Hey wdl push oper
ations On account of their recent
defeats and lo-aes the Boera ro said
to be much disheartened
The Boers have received reinforce
ments from Heidelberg , and it is
thought nny yet be able to make
some serious resistance to the mtrch
of the colonials through the Trans
Later intelligence from the scene of
yesterday's battle says the firing on
the part of the Boers has almost
ceased , and that General Colley is
confident of a decided success.
Should this prove true , he will li.ive
before him the task of relieving Pre
toria , Standator , Potchefstrom and
.JWeesulstrom , which are closely in
vested by the Boers , before the bulk
of hia work will be over. Gen.
Colley is understood now to
admit the genuineness of the letter
sent by him to Cape Town aathoritiaa
before the present war began , advis
ing the military occupation of the
Transvaal , which letter fell into the
hands of the Boers , atd was published
by them in Dutch , as a justification ol
their rising , but Bays it was so mutila
ted in translation that Its true sense
was destroyed.
Last evening Hon. Hugh Childers ,
secretary of state for war , said in re
ply to a question concerning the re
ported butle yesterday , between the
colonial force , under Gen. Colley , and
the Boers , that the government wat
in receipt of later intelligence which
somewhat altered the aspect of affairs.
It is asserted in the morning dispatches ,
he said , th-U an attack had buen made
by Gun. Colley upon a pass within the
Transvaal border , which has been re
pulsed. The number of casnaltiei
was as yet unknown , but they wert
reported to be very heavy.
Gen. Colloy's repulse is fully con
firmed by still later dispatches.
He is now busy entrenching hia camp
three miles from Laiugsnak , and wil'
there wait reinforcements. The
Fifty-sixth re iment suffered severely ,
and had it not been that the artillerj
fire irorn the colonial batteries fright
ened the Boers' horses , Ge.i. Colley'i
losses would have been still greater
Much excitement prevails here ovei
the news , and many people profess t (
see In It a sort of prophecy of dis * 9tei
to English arms and interests every
A dispatch from Durban says thai
an officer just in from the front re
ports that the British troops' left win )
rested within six relies of the enemj'j
position. Gen. Colley then movoc
to the right with the Fifty-eight !
regiment and the fighting naval brig
ade , and the royal artillery with cav
airy In the rear dismounted. Th <
Fifty-eighth stormed the Boers' posi
tion. The Boers then opened fir- -
on the Fifty-eighth , and the latter re
pulsed them. The Boors were strong
ly reinforced , and gave a terrible fire
when the fighting became general
with desparate losses on both sides.
BpecUl Dispatch to The Bee
LONDON , January 29 1 a. m.-
In the house of commons yesterday
in reply to a question whether , i
view of the recent Russian victory a
Gooktepe , and consequent endangers
Afghan frontier , the governmen
would not probibly modify its prc
vionsly expressed intention to with
draw the British troops from Candt
bar , Lord Hartington said that n
change would be made in the prc
gramme already announced in tt
house of commons.
Capture of the" Chicago Steel
Works Thieves and Recov
ery of the Plunder ,
The Pennsylvania Legislature
Becoming Weary of Use
less Balloting.
Two Detroit Bank Clerks of
High Standing Embez
zle $30,000 ,
Systematic Defalcation ,
pedal Dlsp&tch to The Bee.
DETROIT , January 28 W-2\ \
A defalcation in' * the Ddtroit s'
bank , amounting to nearly $30,000 ,
was jait made public to-day by The
Evening News. Two brothers , Chas.
Qaudherman Saigler and H. Sejgler ,
both tellers in the bink "during the
ten or twelve years < , f their services ,
used the above amount of the bank
funds , covering their shortage at the
regular examination by temporary
Icians from friends aud returning the
money after the oxaintnafon had
closed. They are of a good family ,
the brothers of a pastor of one of the
Episcopal churches , and have not
squandered the money in riotous liv
ing , but rather in an endeavor to care
for too many relatives. A big effort
has been mtde to hu h the matter no ,
it first being given out that the young
men would be retained in the bank
and given a chance to redeem them
selves , their bondsmen securing the
deficit , but later developments re
sulted in their discharge a day or two
ago. Much regret is expressed for
the you > g men and their family and
Special Dispatch to The Be- .
NEW ORLEANS , La. , January 29 1
a. m. A four year old sou of Mr.
Oasey , of this city , died yesterday
morning of hydrophobia , rrom a dog
bite he received on the 10th of March
last. Anothtr of Mr. Casey's chil
dren was bitten by the same dog some
six months ago , but as > et no unfavor
able symptoms have appeared.
Disgusted Candidates.
Special dispatch to The Bee.
HARRISBURO , Pa. , Jauuaay 28 10
p. m. There is no reason to change
tne belief expressed yesterday that
there will be no election of a United
Status senator this week , or for that
matter , until the latter part of next
week. In thu samta this morning it
was discjvored thai t < onty-two sena
tors had obtained leaves of abaonce
until next Tuesday t fact of Itself
sufficient to establish the baliof that
nobody expacta an election soon. In
the house A great many leaves of ab
sence were granted This f eltng of
ftssutnnce is brought ahout by the
firm sUnd of/ho republican f.-vc'ion.
both iusiat that they" Upkeep on
voting f' r their cixtidilrt'es ' until the
end of tha ana ion , unless ih. leaders
make 301114 sort of a cmipromisa. Mr.
Grow looks harrasstd by the constant
strain upan him , and Mr 01-ver ia
evidently worried and sick of the
whole affair. Ha talk nw. . hile it
is just as confident as ever , lias u snap
and sharpness thftt betrays the fact
that he ia loalng thst ytod humor that
charactrizod him immediately after he
was placed n nomination. The pres
ence of the Shiraa men hero has not
added to thy good humor of the Oli-
verites. They consider the course of
the other Pittaburger as a men&nce ,
and they alone claim the right to pre
sent a candidate for the senate from
Expiated Hia Crime.
SpocUl Dispatch to Tha Boe.
WAYNE.BORO , Ga. , January 29 1
a. m. Moses Twigs , colored , waa ex
ecuted hero yesterday for the murder
of Willhra Driacall , an overseer.
Frank Twigs was not executed with
his brother Aa the men were pre
paring to leave the jail , a dispatch
waa received from tha governor re
lieving Frank for thirty days. The
Irop fell with Moses at exactly 12:15. :
Jo was pronounced dead in aeventeen
Steamboat Explosion.
Bpedal Diapateh to The Bee
CINCINNATI , January 29 1 a. m.
The steam drntns , of the steamer.
Bengal Tiger , " which had tied up
yesterday morning at the village ol
California , with a load of coal , were
blown out a little before noon , and
several rooms and the bulk head car
ried away. The craw wore nearly all
asleep at the time of the accident , anc
several were injured by the hot steam ,
Milton McOobs , steward , was fata'lj '
scalded , and the following person *
were brought to the hospital in thii
chy , more or less injured : Cbarlei
Perclvol , pilot , and hia daughter
Frank Walton , pilot , Sam Baker
watchman , and Annie Phillips. Soy
eral others were slightly injured. Th <
boat waa owned by Joseph Walton i
Co. , Pittsburg.
Impor'ant ' Capture.
Fpedal Pliratch to The Bee.
CHICAGO , January 29 , 1 a. m Th
police have , as they think , " 11 the par
ties concerned in the § 10,000 robber
t > f the Union Iron and Steel works
Four men are under arrest. A hatch
et and a revolver which they bor
rowed in the neighborhood , furnishei
a clue , which led to their arrest. Fin
ucane. one of the thieves , gave ui
84,272 , which he had hidden away a
his share of the booty.
Abated Firm.
Special DtepiUh to The Bee
CHICAQO , January 28 10 p. m.-
Simmona , Olark & Co.'s large pictur
frame factory , on Clinton street , wa
destroyed by fire this afternoon. Los ?
about 830,000. The ware and sales
rooma of this same company , adjoin
Ing the Briges house , were recentl ;
burned. Tneir factory was a foui
story brick. Two persons were in
jured during the fire , but notseriouslj
Thn O'Leary Walk
Special Dispatch to The Be * .
NEW YORK , Janua'ry 29 1 a. m.-
The attendance at the O'Leary intei
national pedestrian contest was large
last evening than on any evening nine
the opening of the contest. Gradua' '
ly the weak ones fall out , and at 1
o'clock , nut of thirty starters , enl
seven remained to battle for th
prizes. During the evening a shar
contest for the second place took plac
between Howard and Albert , and th
former finally taking tha lead by tw
miles. At 10:53 : p. ro. , Hughes , ami
tremendous applause , completed h
5CO miles , beating the best record in
the world by eight miles. At midnight -
night the score was : Hughes 500 ,
Howard 484 , Albert 485 , Krohne
480 , Yent 473 , Phillips 425 , Com-
psna 385.
New Yort Mdney and Stocks.
WALL STREET , January 28.
At 1 a. m. the pr/fea weie ai follows :
MOXET 5 per ce'rit ; exchange firm at
9SI@99J. *
Chicago Produce Market.
CHICAGO , January 28.
t 'Sp-ni2 wheat , Lvbruary
old atl 001 00 ; R.irc ! > - , i'l 01 J ®
1 OH " ; April , SI 02l 0 'g ; May ,
$1 | @ | - 1 0 ( @l 00 *
or FabruarSI ; Oi\@l \ 01 f for
March ; ? 102) ) < Pl O-'j } f-r April ; l 05 $
@ 1 Oo | for * 5fny.
Corn February sold t 3B@37ic ;
M4rch , 37 ' , Mnv , 42g@i2.fc ; June ,
42c ; Julj , 42j@4 3jc , clsis at 37 | ®
l7fls for February ; ? 7jr37 ( c for
March ; 42 § < zH2fc f r .Mhy , 4242Jc |
or Jun ; 4L'gc@43- .Is'- ' ,
Oats F.I rnary s < l * i . " .
March , 30a31. ( ; M : > ) , : i
Juno , 34 go.
Rye il.ic ,95c bid , but i ono of-
Pork MossFebruary sold atSMlo ;
March , S..4 30@14 10 ; AJU ' 50Q
1452J ; iM.vyS14 G2ic'c6i ff ,1314 15
© 14 17 * for February ; SU 3n@i4 37 }
or March ; $14 50@14 55 fur April ;
814 G2i14 G5 for M y.
Lard" January , $9 45(59 ( 50 : Feb
ruary , S9 47i ; March , 9 53Q9 67i ;
April S9 G'2fe9 65 ; MAY wis otFored
at 39 75.
Shi rt Ribs February sold at
87 20 ; March , $7 30@7 32i ; April ,
87 37 ® 7 45 ; May , $7 47 $
Shoulders February , 84 25 bii ;
March sold at 54 GO ; April , § 4 G5 ;
May , g4 75.
Chlcacro Live Stoclc Market
CuiCAO" , January 28.
Hogs The market waa active for
iglit and heavy grades , and pricea
ruled lOc higher than yesterday ; sales
at § 5 25g5 ( 50 for light packing
ard shipping yr de ; 85 005 ( 90 for
loavy packing ; 95 75@5 90 for geode
, o extra smooth shipping lots ? for
Philadelphia ; the mark-it waa firm
at 11 o'clock , with nearly all offerings
sold ; receipts wen" 26,000 head.
Cattle The market was less active
ytsterdav afternoon than on the day
previous , and pM es ruled rather easer -
er for best grades of shipping stock ,
Dut for common and medium quali-
; ics , owing to the excessive supply of
; his description , prices ruled 10@loc
ewer , with alnrge numbr in the pens
at the clnae ; the receipts to-day were
again laruo , but in the absence of sales
we quote the market octirely nominal
at yesterday's figures ; receipts , 5COO ,
Sheep Not quoted.
Sheep Receipts , 1500 head ; de
mand fair and market slor and dull
but about steady ; good 90 Ibs § 3 80 ;
common to medium natives , § 4 10 ®
450 ; good to choice , S5 005 50.
tit. Loula Produce Marttet.
ST. Louis , January 28.
Flour Strong and unchanged.
Wheat Higher ; No. 2 rsd , 81 02 |
@ 1 02 | for cash ; 81 03J@1 03g for
February ; 81 051 OGJ for March ;
SI 07f bid for April ; 1 l)9@l ) 09 for
JVIay ; No. 3 do , 94J.No. ; . 4 do , 88c.
Corn Higher at4141o forcaafa ;
4141jjc for Jar.uary ; 39f39Jo for
February ; 39J@39go for March ; 40 ®
39 0 for April ; 4Uj@41Jc for May.
Oats Slow at33is for cash ; 33c bid
for February ; 33jc bid for March.
Rye Easier at 8Gc.
Harley Unchanged.
Lead Strong at 84 50.
Butter Firmer ; dairy , 18@2Go ;
creamery , 30@33c.
Whisky Steady at 81 06.
Pork Higher ; 814 00 for cash ;
814 2514 30 for Annl
Dry Silt Meate Firm at 84 50 ®
7 107 30.
Bacon Held higher ; no salps
Lard Higher at 89 30.
Receipts Flour , 6 000 bbla ;
wheat , 19,000 bu ; corn , 56,000 ;
oats , 9,000 ; rye , none ; birley , 9,000.
Shipments Flour , 5,000 bbla ;
wheat , 18 000bucorn ; , 18,000 ; oats ,
4,000 ; ryenone ; barley , none.
3t Louis Live Stock Market.
ST. LOUIH , January 27.
Hogs Active and Rtront ; Yorkerf
and Baltim res , 85 205 30 ; mixed
packing , 85 005 30 ; butchers' tt
fancy , S530@5 50. Receipts , 5,70 (
head ; shipments , 8,500.
New Yorfc Produce MarKe * .
NEW YORK , January 28.
Flour Steady ; and moderate ex
port and jobbing tr da demand ; rounr
hoop Ohio at § 4 404 90 ; choice do ,
84 95 < § 6 75 ; superfine western , 83 5 (
© 4 00 ; common to good extra do ,
84 30@4 65 ; choice , do , do , 84 70 < a
6 75 ; choice white * heat , do , 8 OC
® 600.
jjutter Steady and moderate de
mand ; Ohio at 1227c.
Eas Nominal.
Wheat Ouiet ; No. 2 rad winter
8119 for cash ; 81191 18 § for Feb
runry ; § L 20 | for 5lrch ; Chicago
S112@l 16 ; Milwaukee , 8H7sales ;
300,000 bu. -
Corn QuietNo. ; 2"ooi < g57Sc9ale3 ;
500,000 bu.
Oils Quiet.
Whiaky Quiet.
Pork 814 90 bid and 815 25 asket
for January ; 814 90@15 25 for Feb
ruaryS15 ; 00@15 20 for March ;
Lard Sold at 89 80 for February
89 87i9 90 for March ; 89 959 97
for April ; 810 00@10 02 tor May
810 05 for June ; 89 77 @ 9 85 for sel
ler for the year.
Spodal digfMtch to The Be * .
WASHINGTON , January 29 1 6. m
For the upper Mississippi am
lower Missouri valleys : General !
cloudy weather and iL'ht snow , wic !
falling barometer , variable winds an
generally from eact to southand , ruin
temperature In the southern portion
The Noted'New York Lawyer
Eetired by the President.
Feeble Defense Attempted by
Attorney-General Devens.
An Ohio Steamboat Shattered
Hemp-Stretching in
Destructive Fire in South i end
Ind-American Tobacco
for Spain.
SSetvart I * . Woooford's Succoaaor.
"pecUI Uijpitch to The Bee.
WASHINGTON , January 28 4 p. m.
The president sent to the senate to
day thaijji Biisaiipji. aLGJeaiga-fJL-
Forstor to be United States attorney
for the southern district of New York.
The attorney-general to-day , in speak
ing of Mr. Stewart L. Woodford ,
siid he has been a meet faithful and
efficient officer , nd his renommation
would have been sitiafac'.ory to me ,
and I so a poke to the president , but
there being a term to this office and
hia term having expired , the president
had a right to select a now man for
the office He but chares the fate of
the president's cabinet officers and
other officials of tne government , none
of whom should complain of boinir
turned oat.
Disastrous blames.
Spednl Dispatch to Tai BlI.
SouruBEND , Ind. , January 28 4
p m. A tire broke out at 2 o'clock
thla morning in ' . M. Calvert's dent
istry office , and before the flames
could be gotten under control seven
l-.rge buildings and business houses
Wtr ; < s destroyed. The burned build
ings include a grocery store , restaur
ant , two dry gooda stores , one shoe
store , stloon , and the city library and
city clerk's office. All were
burned to the ground as no
water could be had , the hydrants
all being frozen and the fire depart
ment thus rendered useless. It was
5:30 : before the hydrants could be
thawed outandenon h water obtained
to prevent the furrher npreid of the
fire. All telephone and telegraph
wires except those of the American
Union telegraph company wore burned
down Thn los is roughly estimated
at S50 000 to § 60,000. Tin insurance
c.innot bo learned. The fire originated
from tha explosion of an oil stove in
Culvert's officp.
Tobacco Sale to Spain.
SpecHl D.spKtch to TUB Bis.
NEW YOHK , January 28 4 p. in.
A firm here has > just eolJ 10,000 hogs-
hracis of western leaf tobacco to an
other Nuw York firm and representa
tives of the Spa iah , I'alian and
French governmf uts. About 85CO
hogsheads were of grades suited to the
Spaniel markets. The terms of the
aalo are not made known.
S | edsl iltgpalch to 1'ho Bee
CHICAGO , January 28 4 p. m.
The ci'y ' police have captured one of
the three robbers who gagged the
watchman and cracked the safe at the
office of the Chicago Iron and Steel
Works company , Sunday night , sh
earing 810,000. Four thousand dollars
lars of the money were recovered.
The man is held quietly until others
are secured. It Is believed that
Brooks , the watchman , gave the whole
thing away.
Fatal Fracaa.
Special dispatch to Tun BBS.
NASHVILLETenn. , January 28 , 4 p.
m. A man named Shelton , a horse
trader , was killed at Viola , Warrer
county , to-day , by Sam Smith. Thf
difficulty grow ont of a previous fra
paa in which Shelton whipped Sam.
Shelton was stabbed in the bowel :
with a knifa and dioa instantly. H (
was a young man of good character.
Tne Extreme Penalty.
Special Dispatch to Tim BEE.
WAYKEBORO , Ga. , January 28 , 4 p
m. Frank and Moaea Twiggs , colorec
brothers , were hung here at noon to
day for the murder of Wm. Driacoll , i
white overseer , last November. Botl
men rested well lust night and ate i
hearty breakfast this morning. Thei
brother Abraham , upon whose test !
mony they were convicted was san
for before the hanging , several times
but ho refused to see them. Mose
refuted to see his own wife , who wa
anxious to bid him farewell.
Steamboat Explosion.
Special Dispatch to The Bee
CINCINNATI , January 28 4 p. m.
News has just been received here o
an explosion on board tha steame
"Ticer , " on the Onio river , near th
mouth of the Little Miami. No de
tails are yet received , but it is under
stood that n number of persona wer
injured and several killed.
LATER The steamboat which ex
ploded at noon was the "Tiger , " bonni
from Pittsburg to Louisville. Sh
was at the time lying at the bank a
California , 0. , near the month of th
Little Miami. A messenger fror
there say * the boat is badly damaged
and six persons injured , three of thai
probably fatallv
A Royal Orange Grower.
Special CHpatch to Tlie Bee.
PENS \COLA , January 28 11. ui.-
The Dummit or. ne ; grave , the oldei
and largest grove in East FUiridt
comprising 450 acrpa , nearly a
planted in sweet trsox , of which 3,5C
are bearing , ha bcn s > .ld tn Duh
C stellencla , of luly. The d'ike ' :
an officer of hi h rank in the Italia
army , and in the owner of txtensK
groven in S-cily It is thoucht thi
he will colonize his n.w roaieasio
with Ital an lie1 ! experienced i
orange cu'ture. '
Specli Dlapatches to Tin E . '
Mr. Gladstone , repl > ing to the aj
dress of liberal members , urging hi
not to personally incur the fatigues
late night sessions , says the injun
tion shall ba observed.
A dispatch from Berlin says t ]
Prussian economic council will appoi
a special committee to diacuis t ]
various questions. Their debates w
be secret.
In the house os commons last nig
the debate on Mr. Foreter's coercd
bill was resumed. Mr. Gladstone ,
a splendid speech , condemned t
land league , and said that it creat
crime. He also denounced Mr. Pt
nell in very strong terms.
Two mills of Fisher & Son ,
Fiiherville , Mas. , were destroyed 1
fire Thursday nght. ! Loss , $150,00
Whos3ale ! ami Ketnil Manna
ui r i
Jr W r L
ttolduml Siiu-r Witches
aiKlJiwv'ry in Ihe
Come and See Our Stock
as We Will Be Pleased
to Show Goods.
15th & I ) i * n .
Southwest corner 16fch and Dodge.
Has lately been leased bv
Who haa hadyeara experience in the hot--1 aud restunu ant buti-
neaa , and will run a flrst-cliss 'louse.
Board by the Day or Week , with Lntteinir r nitlii ut.
Centrally Lorat < - < I.
til .Din
Iron and Wagon Stock ,
the DM * As'ortnrrt of
in the
A * Clilc.'iiro I'rlcc ? .
120 ! ) i
* *
Harney Street , Omaha.
Alan aclnrer ol all kinds of
Summer Bologna ( Cervelat Wurst ) a
Speciattiy. Orders promptly filled.
17'4 Burt St. , Omaha Neb. d.S ! i
ipecUS DbpaU-h t . Ths lee. !
WASHI.NGTOX , Jttninry 28. Mr.
Dawes Introduced it bill to establish
the richts of the Potic Indians , and
to settle their t.ffiir . R-ferred to the
committee on lud'nn afftirs.
Mr. Kirkwood introduced a bill to
aid the United State * pia'al ttle-
granh company in c'ln tiuctiiig and
operating a t el'graph lino. .Referred
to the peat < fli * o comnttC" ! .
Mr. B yard , from th finance com
mittee , ep > rted a bill to amend rec
tion 6,171 and repeal section 5,17G of
the revicod statutes.
Mr Johnston , from the select com
mittee on d Benoi-3 f f cattle , . epnrted
a bill to establish a bureau of animnl
industry , and t pr-vent the spread of
contogioui disewes aaion domestic
animals. It won placi'd oi. thu cal
Mr. Wallace introduced n joint rea-
olu'ion proposing n amendim-nt to
the constitution of the United States
in relation to the electitm of president
and vice president of the United
States. Laid on the table to bo call
ed up hereafter.
A bill allotting laAt in seveitlty to
Indians then cainn up M the regular
Mr. Plumb's amendment , authoriz
ing laud to be levied vrif- the appr. val -
al of the secretary ( f the interior ,
was rejected.
Mr. AInr rtii off-red au amendment
providing that where an Indim his
more than nne wife , thjy nhill be
rnguterecl in the order tha ; they were
taK-n , and shall in the allotment ba
considered ai daughters , aud tht nf-
ter the first Allotment , but ona wife
shall be recognized
Mr. Conkling Inquired if these
daaghters-in-liiw were to share alike.
Mr. Morgan said thu. . w < ig the inten
tion of his amendment.
1 The deb-ite then b-came genera ! ,
covering tha whole Ia lian question ,
t which continued until 4:30 : p. m. ,
when without further action ou the
bill , on ni"tion of Mr. Burnaide , the
senate went into executive session ,
and when the doors if ere opened , ad
Mr. Cox's resolution , calling atten
tion of the secretary of state to si
lesed frauds in connection with tm
Halifax fishery awsrd , ws adopted
The house at 12:40 went into com
mi tae of the whole on the privati
calendar , Mr. Hunion , of Virginia
in the chair.
Several bills were pasied , and bu
unil thi
nes proceeded
bill for the relief of M" . Elizibe'l
P. Poge wai r ech < i. Mn. Pagu i
the widow of H' h N" . P ge , who wai
a capUin in the navy up to 1861 , am
who had served as a midshipman will
Commodore Perry in the battle ot
r- Lake Erie in 1813. He was a nativ
of Virginia , and when that state se
it ceded in 1SG1 he tendered hii
ity which tirnn therd ba'.snc '
ytionat waa a
3. due ) him of $136.85 , and his widoi
now n.iks for thrvt r mount. There
we'e two reports trom the naval com
mittee , one forand one Rii.mmt.
Mr Coi'gpr availed liinisolf of tLo
opportunity pres'JiitKd b this b.ll i >
ptirt a poliiical discussion , wbii-1 be
came very intorestinij , and ID ni r
lesi exciting After a pem t ' i1 3-
cuaaion , the bill , by a vote < > r 70 .
69 , ws ordered to ba rep < > r i i f v r
ably to the home , but notic. ' I' bv
given that ( he yeas anduiya w u' ' IH ?
The conimitfo th ii rnar , in l ,
without tttkmg action on au > f the
private bill * , thu houjo ncij
WASHINGTON , J uiuary 2'J 1 a. rn.
There It an ouc-siontl rumor : ib ut
Senator Gonktinc bwing euppiirW in
tha jnnt mplAtedarr.mKeini ntf G < r-
ficld'j c.ibiiict , and if > o ( Goi.klinv )
doe n t rFC-'ive pt .p-r roiieideruti > n ,
ho rfill kick and nuke it hut for rho
admiu'atration. A prominent souator
iil yBdturd y : "It Dlaino o < * e into
the cabinet it ru'O'i nut nuke : my dif
ference to G if field's adininisi ration
whether C nklitii < iii pl s-d or dis-
pleticd , Blaina can Always c imrnand
support enough in tht senatt * to over
ride Conklin and hia f-c'inii on ev >
ery questiou greii > r small. "
The fo.l'iwii'gaiu 'tie rn.m
of a bill to I'ti introduced into c < m-
grrf s ti-day by Mr. C C Gilintire
and aMocUtoi , providing for a Uni'ed
Stitei gover.iinent t lt > gr < tph line.
Tha uoveriiment is to b given otio-
half iho stock , st > aa to pr-venr the
future purchr.ati and c > niolul ( i n of
the line by btnlno'S rivjl * , but it i <
not asked to yivo any Hna'ici * ! a'oUt- '
nnce. Poit roads are t ; wry * he re to
be madu the rouca , nd authority
given to outer upon thorn and con
struct the lines. Me3- ! n nre to hu id
carried at a rate not urejter than 20
cnta f r twenty w 'd between nny tro.
two points in the United States , to
be prepaid by st < < mps furnished by the
government. Pc t < ffices of the
fourth cls itre to b. ) t-ile nph nta-
tlont ) , and their postmasters agents ;
uovernrtn-nt masia.jf s ire to be crrried
fre"j ; me'sig-i re tu b > delivered by
postal corners aa well AS mes
sages. _
HpxeUl DUmtcntn Tha Ben.
Suit was beaun yesterday m-'rning
in the United S'att-s circ > it court fur
the district of New Yuik oy the
United States attorney g ntT < l ,
through District Attorney \Voodf rd
on the pirt o' the goverumenr , against
the Central Pocific railroad company.
Geo. R. Salisbury , a member of the
thaatrictl profession , dteii m Chicago
T turadty , at the aie of 42 , fter an
illness of a fear days of brsin f-ver.
Tne deceased waa on and off the atago
for twenty years , C'.mraencing pro-
f ssona11y ? unaer the management of
X. L. Davenport.
The two-masted ichooner , C. 51.
"Nevira , " shoiled Thuradiy night
near Bar > ieiat lights , near Now York ,
and the crew were rescued by the lifesaving -
saving station.