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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : THUESDAY SEPTEMBER 15 , i88i.
The Omaha Bee.
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Clrciutlon of THK DAILY BEE.
Call for Republican State Conven
The Republican electors of the State of
Nebraska are hereby called to send delegates -
from the several counties , to meet in
gates Convention at Lincoln , on Wednes
day , October 5th , 1881 , 3:30 : o'clock , p.
m. , for the purpose of placing in nomina
tion candidates for Mn following named
offices , viz ;
Ono Judge of the Supreme Court.
Two Kcgents of the Stale University.
And to transact such other business ns
may properly como before the contention.
The several counties nro entitled to rep-
rcsentation in tins State convention a * fol
lows , based upontlio vote cait for George
W. Collins for Presidential elector , giving
ono delegate to each one hundred and fifty
(150) ( ) votes , and ono for th fraction of
Bovonty.fivo (75) ( ) rotes or over. Also ono
delegate at large for each organized coun-
Counties. Vts. Del Counties. Vt . Del
Adams. . . . 1447 11 Johnson . .1003 5
Antelope. . . 577 5 Kearney. . 650 8
Boone 071 5 Keith 32 1
Buffalo. . . . 1105 0 Knox 550 5
Burt 1010 8 Lancaster 3397 24
Butler. 08 7 Lincoln. . 377
Casi 1801 13 Madison. C70
Cedar 218 2 Merrlck. . 810
Choyenno. . 232 3 Nance . . . 109
Clay 1517 11 Nuckolls. 591
Colfax C85 Ncmaha . 1473 11
Chase Otoe . . . .1018 14
dimming. . 508 Pawnee..1181 0
Ouster. . . . 290 Phclps. . . . 420 4
Dakota 328 Pierce. . . . 70 2
Dawson. . ; . 347 Polk 013 7
Dundy Platto. . . . 8ril 7
Dixon 450 4 KeclWillow2S4 3
Dodge 1439 11 UicJirdsoul7Gl 13
Doiiglasi .3190 ! 23 Saline..18 U 13
Fillmore . . .1401 10 Sarpy. . . . 401 4
Franklin. . . . 585 5 Simmlcrs.,1717 VI
Frontier. . . . 133 2 Soward.,1331 10
Furnas 00(5 ( 5 Sherman. . 308
GaB 172C 13 Sioux
t Gosnor 150 2 Stanton. , . 180 2
Grooley. . . . . 182 2 Tlmycr. . . 834 "
Hall 1150 0 Valley . . 302
Hayes a WailVntonllOO
Hamilton. . . 007 8 Wheeler. .
JIarlan 078 0 Wayno. . . 118 2
Hitchcock. . 135 2 Webstar..1000 8
Jlolt 334 3 York 1444 11
Howard. . . . 037 5
-JoirorDon . .1000 8 Total. , 411
U i recommended First. That no
proxies bo admitted to the convention ex
cept such us are hold by persons residing
in the counties from which the proxies are
Second. That no delegate shall repre
sent an absent member of his delegation
unless ho be clothed with authority from
the county convention or is In possession
of proxies from regularly elected delegates
By order of the Republican State Cen
JAMES W. DAWES , Chm'i ; .
F. J , HEVUKUHHOT , Seo'y- pro tern.
Lincoln , Neb. , Aug. 31,1881.
and rolling mills ought to
bo added to Omaha's industries.
TUB alliance of the farmers will soon
bo strengthened by an alliance of bus !
EXTOIITIONATE rents disCOUttUgO illl
-migrants , and in the end will defeat
QUITEA.O is'again praying constant
ly and loudly. ' Guitoau always was a.
bird of prey.
GEKMANY has 190 inhabitants to
the square mile. Plenty of room for
TUB diflbrenco between Tildon auc
Bookwalter as political managers is
only ono of pocket-books.
JOIIK KELLY is the hardest politics
cat which the Now York democracy
over attempted to kill off ,
TUB advice to held crops is good ,
but there is such a tiling as holding
on till the bottom drops out of
SUSAK B. ANTHONY aspires to the
position of presidential nurso. An
other day of prayer should at once
OUIOAQO wants the national capita
removed to the lakosido. Chicago
only excels St. Louis in her overpow
ering modesty ,
ENGLISHMEN propose to send for
American hotel clerks. There will bo
a largo 'increase in the sale of four
< arat diamond shirt studs.
PITLIMAK stock lias again boon watered
tored to the extent of an additiona
$2,000,000. The traveling public
will pay the usual dividends.
BBMATOU VAN WYOK has placed
himself on record with no uncertain
sound. Senator Van Wyok is none
of Oaineron'a ' d d literary follows ,
but ho says what ho thinks , and isn't
Afraid of the political consequences.
SENATOR. VAN XVYCK'S AD-
Senator Van Wyck's masterly ad
dress to the fanners of Nebraska in
augurates a now epoch in this otato.
For the first titno in our history a
public man , occupying the highest
position within the gift of this com
monwealth , comes boldly into the
arena to grapple w'1 every ' * v'8
sauo of the hour , gives utterance
within the hearing of thousands to
sentiments that no other public man
n Nebraska hai dared express , and
assails abuses which no other
man occupying his station has over
md the courage to denounce. Up to
.his day our public men , with very
rare exceptions , have cither been
numbskulls who had not brains enough
; o conceive an original idea or coward-
, y time-servers who did not dare to
lave an opinion of their own on any
question upon which public sentiment
was divided. Like a shrill clarion
jlast among the hills and valleys , this
'earless , forcible and irank
discussion of the issues that
confront the country , moro es-
) ccially the producers of this section
and the courageous onslaught against
corporate rapacity and aggression will
arouse the toiler on the farm and in
the workshop , and the tradesman and
nanufacturor to political self-asser
While nil men cannot agree with
Senator Van Wyck upon every ques
tion , his example will hcncetorh bo
emulated , and men with ambition for
public place will bo compelled to
lo express positive views upon ques
tions of public interest before they
can hope to rise to eminence. Strad
dling , fence-riding , trimmers and
dodgers will bo banished irom politi
cal prominence , while men with posi
tive ideas and convictions will bo in
demand for places of honor and
Senator Van Wyck'a address quite
apart from its radical expression ,
commends itself to every think-
ng man , and especially to the
armors and workingmen , for its
sound advice. Although somewhat
ongthy it should bo .carefully read
rom beginning to end. It affords
uflicient food for reflection even for
ho most intelligent and best informed.
The sudden death of Senator Am-
> rose E. Burnsido , which took place
Providence , R. I. , on Tuesday , re
moves from the scene of action ono of
ho bravest of soldiers and staunchest
mtriots. Few Americans have given
as largo a portion of their lives to the
lervico of their country. Born in
Liberty , Indiana , in the year 1824 ,
10 entered West Point in 1843 and
was graduated as a second lieutenant
of tba Artillery in 1847 , joining the
> rmy in Mexico in time to take part in
ho closing scenes of the Mexican war.
? rom 1848 to 1853 ho was stationed at
arious pouts and in the campaign of
.810-50 ho saw active service with
ho Jacarillo Apaches in Now Mexico ,
receiving a sevens wound. Ho re
signed his command in October , 1853 ,
and from that tinio until 1858 resided
n Bristol , U. I. , whore ho engaged in
the manufacture of brooch-loading
rifles of his own invention. From
1858-1861 General Burnsido devoted
his attention to railroading , and occu
pied the important position of cashier
of the land department and treasurer
of the Illinois Central railroad com
The firing on Fort Sumptor saw
him once moro in Rhode Island , whore ,
with great rapidity ho organized a
regiment of three months' volunteers ,
and wont to the front as their colonel.
Ho distinguished himself in General
Patterson's operations in Maryland ,
and fought through the Manassos cam
paign , receiving in August , 1801 , the
appointment of brigadier general of
United States volunteers , and later
that of a major general.
During the celebrated North Carolina
lina campaign of 18C2 General Burn
side did clFcotivo service in organizing
the coast division. As commander of
the department of North Carolina ho
directed the operations at Roanoke
Island , Newborn , Macon and Cam-
den. Ho commanded the ninth corps
at the first battle of Fredericksburg
in 18C2 , and fought through the
Maryland campaign of that year ,
commanding the left wing at South
Mountain and Antiotam. His'.bravory
and vigilance were matchless and led
to his selection in November , 18G2 ,
as commander of the Army of the
Potomac , The disastrous battle of
Frodorickjburg , 18UH , was followed
by the appointment of General Meade
to the command of the army in Vir
ginia , and Burnsido was transferred
to the department of the Ohio. Hero
ho waged an active war against Mor
gan's raiders , was present at the capture
turo of Cumberland gap , and took
part in a number of battles which led
to the occupation of eastern Tennes
see and the surrender of Knoxvillo.
General Burnsidos' share in the clos
ing battles of the war was by no means
inconsiderable. At the head of la's
old Ninth corps ho participated in the
Richmond campaign of 18C4 , was in
the Wilderness , at Spottsyhania , and
the siege of Petersburg. Ho resigned
his commission on April ID , 1805 , af
ter a long and honorable service in
which his success had boon by no
means commensurate with his ability
At the conclusion of the war Gen
eral IJurnsido ut once entered upon
an active professional life as r\ civil
engineer. Ho was elected in 180C
governor of llhodo Island , and hold
the oflico for five years , during which
period ho was also the head of several
important industrial enterprises. In
March , 187f > , ho took his scat in the
United States senate ns senator from
llhodo Island , which oflica ho held at
the time of his death.
General Burnsido was a man of
heroic mold. lie was n bravo
soldier who never flinched from
duty or shunned any peril.
As a business man ho was honest and
honorable. As a republican ho was
firm in his opinions and true to his
associations. No taint of suspicion
rests on the long and honorable career
of public service and his demise de
prives the state of llhodo Island of a
faithful and able representative and
the nation of ono of her most dis
tinguished public men ,
IT is claimed that the continued
and rapid destruction of our' forests
is in a largo degree responsible for the
drought and the drying up of many
of our water courses. Mr. David G.
Thompson , of Cincinnati , in discuss
ing this question , insists that Creator
oflorts should bo made to preserve
forest's whore they exist , and to culti
vate thorn where they do not. Ho
says : "How tcrriblo these results
may bo soon in the desolation wrought
upon Babylon , Thebes , Memphis , and
especially upon the people of the Chi
nese province of Shan-Li only three
years ago , by the loss of their
forests. History shows that not
a few nations have declined with
the disappearance of their forests ; and
upon the preservation of our water
courses may depend our existence as
a nation. While the government
ought to protect its own forests , and
especially ito mountain forests , it is
the farmers and other small landowners
ers who can effect the most good ; and
every influence possib'lo should bo ex
erted to induce them to rcclotho a
portion of their denuded lands. In
this work the most ofioctivo agency
would bo the press , particularly the
agricultural press ; and it is to bo
hoped that it will agitate the subject
until the desired result is brought
WE understand that Miss Abbott
contemplates substituting a season of
four nights in Door Trail for the two
nights' engagement in Omaha. Den
Omaha wouldn't regard it as a
great calamity if Emma sliould give
her the go by. Judging from the
fact that with all the oclat of the
Tabor Opera House , she has boon
playing to empty bonchoa .iu the Col
orado capital since the first two or
throe nights , wo apprehend Omaha
would survive the shock if Miss Ab
bott should prefer to waste her sweet
ness on the desert air of Door Trail ,
Jack Rabbit Hollow or Dead Mule's
JUST three weeks from this day the
republican state convention will mcot
at Lincoln , but no steps have as yet
boon taken by the Douglas county
committee toward calling the pri
maries or fixing the day for the coun
ty convention. What does this sig-
nifyl Is John M. Thurston putting
up another job to pack the conven
tion and send a delegation of railway
strikers to misrepresent this oity and
county ? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
WE want a tariff which shall not
tax every man who rides on a railroad
for the benefit of a few men who mo
nopolize the manufacture of rails in
this country. Wo would reduce the
duty on stool rails. Herald.
Wo want a tariff which shall not
tax every man who rides or ships
goods on a railroad exorbitant sums to
pay enormous dividends on * highly
THE National Anti-Monopoly
League makes an open declaration of
war against the abuses and dangerous
influences of the railroads in state
and national politics. In tin's declar
ation the league will bo supported by
four-fifths of the producers of the
country. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
THE public alwaysroad a newspaper
that has something to say and the
courage to say it. Herald.
That is the reason the Hera Id't read
ers are so few and far between.
IF Mr. Conkling expects to gather
together the republicans of Now York
in a rally against the administration ,
ho is likely to sulfur disappointment.
POLITICAL wire-pulling and.packed
primaries cannot forever dofcat the
will of the people , and none know this
bettor than the Iowa republicans ,
Tue American hits the nail on the
head when it says that cheap bread
with labor still cheaper is worse than
dearer broad with labor in demand.
OWINO to the continued drought
eastern papers are predicting a winter
on the seaboard of unusual hardship
for the poor and suffering classes.
Prices have increased
to such an extent -
tent that marketing becomes daily
moro txpomivo and many articles of
food which were last year considered
necessaries are now classed as lux-
uric ? .
NOTWITHSTANDING the loss of sov-
enty-fivo percent of their hives last
winter , Nebraska apiaries show well
in the front at the state fair ,
Vlows of Don Cnmoron nii < l Mo too-
New York Herald.
Mr. Cameron wasaikcdi
"How about rcnnsylvania this
fall ? "
"Why , it will orepublican in the
full. It's ' not a very important elec
tion , to bo sure , but llicro is no ques
tion in my mind as lo its result. "
"Will the reform movements in
Philadelphia have any effect ? "
"Not this year. "
"The whole situation , state and na
tional , looks well to you ? "
"It does. Wo shall carry our state ,
and so far as the country at lan'o is
concerned it was norcr in better con
"What do you think of the Arthur
cabinet speculations made daily in the
public press ? "
' 'Most unseemly , most indelicate. "
"Has there been no concerted pro
gramme on the part of General Ar
thur and others , yourself included ? "
"Nonsonso. That story about a
conference was a bold , naked , infa
mous lie. I haven't been near Gen.
Arthur's housp. "
"Do you think Arthur would make
a good president if called to the
ollice ? " . N
"Nono better. Ho is n strong ,
sturdy , clear-headed , honest man of
affairs ; wo respect him very highly in
Pennsylvania , and a majority of our
delegation supported him in Chicago , "
"Then you think ho could bo trust
ed in the cabinet matter ? "
"Of course who else ? If ho" is to
bo president ho will have a cabinet ,
and , judging by what I would do in
his place , ho will select his own ad
"What names have you thought of ? "
"I can only say that if I were mak
ing \ a cabinet , Mr. Frelinghuyson , of
New Jersey , and Senator Howe , of
Wisconsin , would bo members of it.
I think , too , that Mr. Windoin would
bo a strong man and give general sat
"Do you believe that any amount of
work can secure a republican victory
in Now York this fall ? " Mr. Platt
"I do , decidedly , " ho responded.
"On what ground ? "
"Tho state of New York , like all
other states , is filled with sympathetic
people. If the president happily re
covers , popular sympathy with him
will make a republican triumph cer
"Suppose the president should
die ? "
"Then vicsory would , in my judg
ment , bp equally certain. General
Arthur ii a New York man. "
"What would bo General Arthur's
course in reference to a cabinet , if it
became his province to select one ? "
"I don't care to disauss that. "
"Havo the names of Frelinghuysen
and Howe been canvassed at all ? "
"I don't know. I can only say
that if those gentlemen were in my
cabinet they would bo heartily ap
plauded by all good men. "
"Would General Grant bo willing
to servo ? '
"General Grant would bo , as ho al
ways has been , at the service of his
country , his party and his friends.
Ho would do anything to help either
and all. "
"If the atato department wore of
fered to Mr. Conkhng would ho take
it ? "
"I could not answer that. "
"It has boon published far and wide
that you , Senator Cameron , Senator
Logan , General Grant , Marshal Payn
and other gentlemen met in General
Arthur's house and held a long con
sultation on this very matter. "
"I am glad you recalled that to mo.
I wish the Herald would give that re
port the lie direct. Deny it without
reserve. No such conference , no such
discussion was over held. "
Iron Prison Discipline-
"At the British convict station on
the island of Mauritius , " said a gen
tleman , much of whose lifo had been
passed in examining and comparing
the various prison systems of the
world , "tho most relentless discipline
I have soon anywhere is maintained.
This , to a great extent , is
necessray , for it would bo
difficult to find a more vicious
and depraved sot of prisoners.
Hanging seems to bo almost abandoned
there , and it is not uncommon for a
man to bo sentenced to forty years'
imprisonment. Of course they rarely
live out these sentences , for the cli
mate of the Mauritius unhealthy in
the most favorable circumstances , be
comes unendurable under the merci
less rigor of prison lifo. The island ,
as you know , belongs , to Great Britain ,
and is situated on the eastern coast of
Africa , a little below the equator. It
is intensely hot and there are not a
great many Europeans there ; but
every night about 1,500 colored pris
oners are locked up in the jail. Dur
ing the day most of thorn work in
chain-gangs , swooping the town of
Mauritius. They do it well , but a
pitiful and degrading spectacle is af
forded by lines of strong , able-bodied
men loaded down with iron chains ou
the logs and round the waists , or drag
ging ponderous iron balls after them ,
toiling through the Directs.
"Thot rations are inferior to the
ptison diet of this country , and , us far
as I know , to that of any other part
of the world. For breakfast they get
a quarter of n pound of black bread
and as much water as they want ; for
dinner , about a pint of boiled rico ,
with a spoonful of curry and abun
dance of water ; for supper the blank
bread once more and a liberal supply
of water. This is the changeless bill
of faro , with no difference on Sundays
and no meat at all. At night , before
going into his cell , every man has to
strip himself , and the keeper examines
his clothes for concealed weapons or
contraband articles of any kind. The
prisoners have also to open their
fiout hs to show that they have noth
ing objectionable thoro. Each cell is a
locked separately , and then a largo
iron bar fastens all together. On Sundays - a
days the prisoners are shaved , weigh-
ctl and have their hair cropped as close
us the scissors will roach.
'Of ' course , against this relentless
ill ciplino there are occasional upris-
hip. To take care of the lDOO con
victs about 150 guards are employed ,
Of these some nro white
und Bomo colored , but the head
keepers are all w hitoand for the most
part , soldiers who have served the
terms for which they enlisted.
They are nrmed with car
bines and slicnt bayonets ,
Once when the convicts man
aged to organize and broke into open
revolt in the prison yard , it was a
short-lived rebellion , The guard ? ,
trained to act rapidly and in concert ,
shot them down like mad dogs turn
then charged them with the bayonets.
The rebels were quickly subdued , and
'tcr that they wore ruled , if possible ,
moro rigorously than before.
"A prisoner , it ho sees fit , may
make a complaint , and if it is n just
ono it will bo aUondcd to ; but heaven
help the man who complains frivo
lously. Once when I was in the jail
a convict at dinner time protested
that hii allowance of rice was not
ns largo as the regulations re
quired , It was measured at once , and
found to bo a little over the proper
quantity. His dinner was taken away
from him , ono ot the most powerful
of the keepers seized him , and ho was
kicked and beaten until , bruised ,
bleeding and almost insensible , ho
was pitched head first into his cell ,
The guards had general instructions
not to wait lor orders , but at the first
sign of a revolt to fire.
"Ono of the convicts , I remember ,
was a cripple. His lower limbs were
paralyzed , and ho moved ' along in a
sitting posture with 'tho aid of his
hands. Ho was serving a forty years'
sentence for n jlkculiarly atrocious wife
murdor. This apparently helpless
brute absolutely managed to effect his
escape in open daylight , after ho had
been imprisoned for 'about twenty
years. Owing to his crippled condi
tion , ho did not work with the chain-
gangs , but inside the prison walls ,
and one night , when locking-up hour
arrived , his cell was found to bo
empty. A fruitless search was kept
up for a week or moro , but nothing
was over heard of him. Whether ho
escaped to sea in an open boat , and
made for the far-away coast of Africa
or for the island of Madagascar , dis
tant four days' journey by steamer , or
found a refuge among the sugar plan
tations of the Mauritius , is unknown.
I never lieark of another escape being
"I said that hanging was very un
common in the Mauritius. But it is
sometimes resorted to , as in the case
of the murder of a white man , and a
hangman is maintained on the island.
This official ought himsolt to have
been hanged years ago , having been
convicted of locking his wife , his
mother in-law , two sisters-in-law and
two children in a room and suffocating
them all with the fumes of charcoal.
Ho was sentenced to fifty years' im
prisonment , but was liberated on con
dition of his becoming hangman. "
Some Strong Mon-
In 1871 , "Monsieur Greqories , "
claiming to be soventy-ono years old ,
mightily Astonished the good folks of
Horefoid by carrying seven hundred
weight with the greatest of case , and
by performing certain other oxtracr-
dinary feats. For all that ho was one
of the quietest of men , and simple as
a child , living in constant dread lest
ho should bo provoked into using his
strength unprofessionally ; and afraid
to nurse his own baby lestho should .
give it a fatal squeeze.
Joseph Pospischilli was wont to
amuse the Hungarian public by hold
j ing a table in the air by his hands
and teeth , while a couple of Gypsies
danced upon it to a third's fiddling.
Ho and one of his brothers would
bear upou Their shoulders a sort of
wooden bridge , while a cart full of
stones , drawn by two horses , was
driven over it. Falling into evil ways ,
Joseph was imprisoned in the fortress
of Ofon , and one day volunteered to
give the prison inspectors a specimen
of his abilities ; and permission b'oing
accorded , ho so arranged the govern
or's heavy mahogany table as to hold
it suspended with his teeth for nearly
half a minute.
Joignory , a French professional
acrobat , lately performing at a Berlin
theatre , executed the following ex
traordinary feat. As he swung head
downward from a trapeze , to which
his ankles wore fixed , a horse covered
with gay trappings , and begirt with a
broad leathern surcingle having two
strong loops attached 'to it , and
mounted by a full-grown man , was
brought on the central stage , .above
which Joignery hung suspended.
Seizing the loops with his hands ) the
Frenchman , by sheer muscular
strength , lifted horse and rider some
inches elF the stage ; sustained their
combined weight in the air for some
seconds , and then lot them down
again as evenly and slowly as ho had
Mr. Stanley tells us that Stmba ,
chief overseer of Amu bin Osman's
caravan , standing1 six foot five inches
barefooted , and measuring thirty-two
inches from shoulder to shoulder ,
could toss an ordinary-sized man ten
foot into the air , and catch him in his
descent. Ho would tuko oiio of the
largo white Muscat donkeys by the
oars , and with a sudden movement of
his right foot , lay the surprised ass on
its buck ; carry a three-year-old bul
lock on his buck half-way round his
master's plantation ; and once actually
bore twelve men on his buck , shoul
ders and chest , round Osmnn'a house ,
to the intense wonder of a largo crowd
of applauding spectators.
A man of great strength was Wil
liam Joy , known in his days us "tho
English Sampson. " Ho was a native
of Kent , having been born near llama-
gate in 105. From an early period
of his life ho displayed remarkable
strength and dexterity for his years ;
and when twenty-four years of ago ho
began publicly to exhibit his astonish
ing feats , Among other of Joy's per
formances , ho is said to liuvu boon
able to regain and keep in place u
strong horse , urged by whip to escape
his powerful rein , solely by the check
of his pull without any stay or support
whatever. Aided by n strong
leathern girdle or bolt and sup
porting himsulf by pressing his anna on
a railing , ho could lift from tho.grouml
stone said to bo a ton weight. Ho
also broke asunder a rope fastened to
wall , which had previously berne
more than a ton and a half weight
without breaking. Notwithstanding
his great ( strength ho waa possessed of
singularly agile and flexible joints ,
many wonderful stories being told of
his feats in this respect , such as plac
ing a glass of wino on the solo of his
foot , which ho could twist round with
his hands , and convoying the ilass in
this way to his mouth without spill
ing. ( Chambers' Journal.
Foil Down ,
Mr. Albert Anderson , York street , IJtif ;
Mo , fell down sUlrs ami coycrely lirm cd
} ih knee. * A few nuplicntioin of Dr.
THOMAS' KI.KCTIUO Oa entirely cured
. _ _ _ _
_ _ _ _ _
Is it Possible ?
That a remedy made of such common ,
simple plants sa hops , huchti , man
drake , dandelion , etc. , make so many
and such marvelous and \\omleiful
cures ns Hop Bitters do ? It imnt bo ,
for when old ana young , rich and
poor , pastor and doctor , lawyer and
editor , all testify to being cured by
them , wo must believe and doubt no
EYE & EAR
DR , L , B. GRADDY ,
Oculist and Aurist ,
LATE CLINICAL ASSISTANT IN ROYAL
LONDON OPHTHALMIC HOSPITAL.
References all Reputable Physicians of Omaha ,
OTOfflce , Corner 15th arjd Farnham fits. ,
Omaha , Neb. > u26mctf
To Contractor * , Builder * and
' Property Owners.
The undersigned rm Ing been appointed agent
for the extensile Iron and u Ira manufacturing
houses of K. T. llarimm , -Detroit , and the
Itus&cl Iron Foundrj and Works at Toledo ,
Ohio , capacity of SO tons dally , Is prepared to
furnish estimates and prices for Iron columns ,
JLC , , &c. , forstoro fronts , window caps and sills ,
threshold phtis , wrought Iron beams and Rlrd-
era , hjdroullc elevators , staple fittings , ) pullets ,
shafting , &ct also iron fences , cresting , v.ln
daw guards , shutter * , stairs , Imtconlts , settees ,
chilisasea , acquirtums , fountain * , summer
houses , lawn , garden and cemetery ornaments ,
flo er stands , grate guards , Ac. , &v. . In endless
\ariety. Catalogues supplied on application.
HENRY II. tlAIWY ,
Manufacturers' Agent , 22 I'earl street
aucKMm me Council Bluffs , Iowa
State of Nebraska , Douglas County , SB :
At a County Court , held at the County Court
Room , In and for enld County , August 1st , A.
D. 1801. Present , HOWARD D. SMITH ,
Count } Judge.
In the matter of the estate of Joseph IT. Nel
son , deceased :
On reading and flllng the i-ctltion of Martha
S. Nelson , prajing that the Instrument , pur
porting to no a duly authenticated copy of the
lost will and testament ot eald deceased , and of
the probate thereof , by the Circuit Court ot
Fountain County ,
nicd in this Court ,
as the last wilt and testament of said Joseph II.
Nelson , deceased , in and for the SUto of No-x
Ordered , That August 27th , A. D. 1831 , at 10
o'clock a. m. , Is assigned for hearing said petition ,
when all persons Interested in said matter may
appearat a County Court to 1) held , In and for
said County , and fhow causa why the prayer of
pctltioncrslioulJnot ha granted ; and that notice
of the pendency of said petition and the hearing
thcrcol , bo ghcn to all persons interested in Bam
matter , by publishing a copy of this order in Tint
OMAHA WEEKLY DKK , a newspaper printed in said
County , for three successive weeks , prior to said
daj ol hearing.
[ A true copy. ] HOWARD 11. SMITH ,
auglO-u3t > County Judge.
ORDINANCE NO. 478.
An ordinance concerning the Omaha Horse
lie it ordained by the City Council uf the
City of Omaha , as follows :
SECTION 1. It is hereby declared unlaw
ful for any person or persons to unneces
sarily obstruct , delay , or in any manner
interfere with the free passage of the cars
along the track of the Omaha Horse Rail
way , or to permit the same to bo done by
any _ team , vehicle or otherthingunderhis or
their charge or control , provided that all lire
.apparatus shall have the right to cross
such track as any and all teams , but such
apparatus shall not be allowed to obstruct
such track any longer than la ab-
fcolutely necessary , and provided fur
ther that buildings or other heavy
substances may bo moved across
said track at any time during the day be
tween 0 and 11 o'clock a. m. , and 2 and 4
o'clock p. m. , upon an hours' notice 'firtt
being given of such crossing to the Super
intendent or other managing officer of the
Omaha Horse Railway Company , which
said notice shall be in writing and left at
the principle office of said company , and
provided tliat not more than ninety (00) ( )
minutes shall be occupied in said crossing.
SEC. 2. It shall hereafter be unlawful
for the driver , or the person in the imme
diate charge of any car running on said
railway to intentionally or maliciously
cause or permit such car to obstruct any
crosswalk or any street in this city , or to
drive at a greater speed than eight miles
an hour , or when turning the corner from
one street to another , or when approach
ing and within fifty feet of any other rail
road track to drive faster than a walk , or
to drive such car or team attached thereto
within thirty feet of any train of cars in
imoont on any track crossing the track of
SKC. 3. It shall be unlawful for any per
son to enter and ride upon any car used or
operated on said railway and refuse to pay
the regular faro for carrying passengers
thereon , or to disturb , molest , or obstruct
the drier or person iu charge of such car
or any passenger thereon.
SEC. 4. Any person who shall violate
any of the provisions of this ordinance on
conyictlon thereof shall be fined In any
sum not leas than five nor moro than one
SEC. 5. This ordinance nhall take effect
and be in force from and after its passage.
All actii and parts of acts in conflict here
with are hereby repealed.
Attest ; TIIOS. II. DA1I.EY ,
Pres't City Couiuil.
J. J. L. ( , ' . JnwiiTT ,
rossoil Sept , ( Itli , IbSl.
Ainiro\cil Sent. Utli , 1631.
j. K. novn ,
IOS. B. CUKKSO.f. 3 , 0. HUNT ,
Clarkson & Hunt ,
Succc6H" fn Richards & Hunt ,
R UthStrcct Om ha Mob.
W. J. CONNELL ,
ATTORNEY - AT - LAW ,
Orrics Front Uoomu ( up stairs ) In Ilanscom't
new lirlck ImlMliiir , N. W. corner KUeenth nil
080. W. UtiANH. A. C , CAMPBELL'
DOANE & CAMPBELL ,
a W CUR. 16TH & DOUGLAS 8TS. , /
Ivil'tf OMAHA ,
PropoiaU for Purchase of Lot 6 In Block H ,
and Part of tot In Dlock 344.
Scaled proposals will bo recchcd by the under-
Bljrned until 12 o'clock noon , on the 17th day
of September , A. 1 > . 1831 , ( or the purchase of lot
5 In I lock II , and aluo a Btrlii ot ground In block
an , liclnir 61 feet Iron ton U titter itrcot by 133
fcetilwp , adjoining Ca * > | .T K. Ooit'n property ,
Illds to tiki ) into canslileratloi existing U-aset ,
Kmetonui containing uald propomln shall bo
narked " 1'ropooaln for 1'urchaivof 1'ti. "
J. J. L. 0. JKWCTT ,
ATTORNEY - AT - LAW ,
810 South Thirteenth Street , with
J , M.Woolworth.
THE BEST BARM
IN THIS CITY.
ID CASH PABffl
Required of Persons Desir-
in to Build.
LOK OU PAYIEBTS
Aesist Purchasers in Building.
We Now Offer For Sale
RESIDENCE LOTS ,
Located on 27tb , 28th , 29th
and 30th Streets , between
Farnham , Douglas and the pro
posed extension of Dodge St. ,
12 to 14 Blocks from Oourt
House and Post Office , AT
PBIOBS ranging from
$300 to $400
which is about Two-Thirds of
their Value , on Small Monthly
Payment of $5 to $10.
Parties desiring to'Build and
Improve'Need Wet Make any
Payment for one or two years ,
but can use all their Means for
Persons having $100 or $20O
of their own , But not Enough
to Build such a house as they
want , can take a lot and we
will Loan them enough to com
plete their Building.
Those lots are located between tl
MAIN BUSINESS STREETS OT i
city , within 12 minutes walk of the <
Business Center. Good Sidewalks ex
tend the Entire Distance on Dodge
Street , and the lots can be reached by
way of cither Farnham , Douglas or
Dodge Streets. They lie in a part of
the city that is very Itapidly Improv
ing and consequently Increasing in
Value , and purchasers mny reasonably
hope to Double their Money within u
Seine of the most Sightly Locations
in the city may bo selected fiomtheso
lots , especially on 30th Street
Wo will build houses on a Sinai
Cash Payment of 8150 or § 200 , and
soil house and lot on small monthly
It is expected that those lots will bo
rapidly sold on those liberal terms ,
and persons wishing to purchase
shwulu call at our oilicp and secure
their lota at the earliest moment.
Wo are ready to show these lots to all ]
persons wishing to purchase.
BOGGS & HILL- )
Eeal Estate Broker ! } !
North Side of Farnham Street ,
Opp. Grand Central Hotel ,
OMAHA , NEB ,