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yncidents of the Day al tlie Capital
of the State ,
State Boards Hold Their Annual
An town MAM Goc Hack Kor'Jrlnt
Meeting of Prohibitionists
iJocftl Matter * ,
AT THBSTATK OAl'lTAIi.
Ileported by The UEB'S llureftu.
LINCOLN , Neb. , July 20 , Pannant to
requisition papora received at the excou-
llvo ofllco from the governor o ! Iowa ,
charging 0. Chatterlon , cf Polk county ,
Iowa , with burglary , Oov. Uawcs to-elay
Issued an extradition warrant for hla
Stophtn Long , of Cnsitr county , ton-
ienecd for manslaughter , was brought
hero to-day by Shcrllf Footo and lodged
In the poultentlaay ,
Superintendent of 1'ubllo Imtmelion
Jones , who la absent In attendance upon
the meeting of the Matlonnl Educational
association at Saratoga , will return the
Utter part of the week when ho will im
mediately commence a aoiies of lectures
before the dlfloront county Institutes of
The board of msnagoraof the Nebraska
ttato board of agriculture are to hold a
preliminary meeting thla evening , A
regular mooting will ccsnr to-morrow , a
full report of which will appear.
.Auditor Babcock returned from Omaha
Sunday. Treasurer Wlllnrd returned
rolurnud to-day from a abort trip to varl-
0111 polnta In the state on official business
Iho state board of cquallzitlon , composed
of the nbovo officials and Gov. Dawca
held an Informal meeting , nnd hid pro-
aentod to tfom the claims of Webster
county by County Attorney J. S.fiilham.
County Commissioner Ilardy , of Kearney
county , also ropreaentod tbo Interest of
hla county. The board will meet in reg
ular session to-murrow nnd will consider
such claims SB may be presented.
The total assessment returns of the
elite will bo In thu latter part of tLo
wcok. Auditor Babcack eaya that the
rate will ba absut threo-olghtha of a cent.
P. Mortonaon , a prominent real catato
doilcr of Ord la in the city.
J. B. Strode , of Plattemouth , proeo-
cntlng attorney if Cass county , la In the
city.Thero will bo a atatu conference of all
interested In the prohibition movement
.t Red Ribbon hall in this city. It is
expected that representatives from all
loctlouBoC the state will bo present.
The Nebraska Clam Bake association ,
composed of abont forty members and
invited guests , many of whom are prom
inent locally , have returned from thtir
annual bake and camp out on the Blno
river about five miles from Crete. They
report a aplendld time. J. D. King , of
this city was elected president for the on
aulnt ; year.
There Is to record a yory singular case
of somnam bnllsm which occurred [ Sun <
day nisht. The tlxtoen year old danh
tor of Edgar Mmhall , of the Mt.Aon
( colored ) , Baptist church , wand rod in
her sleep from the house and waa founc
about 11 a. in. to-day In a sound ulumber
Boino miles from her home. After being
awakened she became very ill , and It li
feared bor life la in danger. Several
physicians are in constant attendance
Moj. Franklin and two children , Col.
B. H. Polk and Mayor Burr returned
yoaterday from Spirit Lake , Iowa , where
they have been for the last ten davs on
a fishing oxcuralon. Maj. Franklh
speaks most enthnalaatlcally of it as a
summer and fishing retort , and alao of the
very cordial manner In which the north
western Iowa Soldiers' association , hold
log a reunion there , treated him anc
other old boys In blue , who were present
from other states.
Carl Franklin , of this city , ia visiting
friends In St. Paul.
The last three days have bcon the hot
test of the acnaon , the mercury ranging
from 95 ° to 103 ° In the nhade. Aa yo
no casualties have boon reported.
Edmund Stevens , a young man ol
David City , Tiai tc-day placed in the In-
tano asylum here.
Quito a scandal la reported from Butler
lor county , being cauecd by a prominent
citizen of that locality , an ex-county
olliclal , representing himself and a youni
lady ot Bolhvood , highly esteemed heretofore
toforo nnd a school teacher , as being mai
and v. ifo and so rrgutcrlng at one of the
A hearlcg was had to day in the case
of the criminal prosecution for the colloe
tion of a debt against a man by the name
of Mcaelman , before Judge Cochrnno.
' 'Iho decision will bo rendered to-morrow.
James Morris , for a misdemeanor h
stealing n small sumdnrlng thojaengerfea
from 1'erklna brothers , had n hearing to
day before Judge Parker , Morris claimed
when arrested to be under sixteen years
of age , yblch woul' make him an eligi
ble candidate for the reform school. Now
he swears ho la over sixteen years of ago ,
the object being to cocnro a light jal !
sentence Instead of tbo two or three
years ho would got at the reform school
Judge Parker has not pronounced judg
C. II , Hutchliis has returned to-day
after a abort bualncsa trip to Red Oak
Among the arrivals to-day are : II
Wenzel , Will OlouatoD , Omaha ; J. W
McLoud , Walter M. Soely , L. Spelts , E
W. Wright , G. W. Gates , David City
I'eter Green , Friend ; George W. Eagles
ton , Bennett ; James I. Zedldcr
Franklin ; J. S. Gillam , Red
Cloud ; S. 0. Bnrllngeon , Seward
A Str noTe
To the 1'Mitor of the UXK ,
There Is a matter which I think cugh
to bo ventilated , and I ask your attention
as well as that of the public , to a few
facts hlch I want to present relative to
the case of Air. Mnyera whowas tried anc
nent up to the county j ll last frock , on
un nllcj.'od charge of obtaining money
under false pretenses , The facts In the
ciso aru these : On July IG.h Meyers
went to the commission store of D. A
Hurley ou Dodge street , and bargainee
for seventy-fivo boxes of pear ; . lie aolc
that ho could not p y for the poirs all at
onca . but would do BO as fai
aa ho could. Thla wai testified to
by Bleycra and hla friends , though the
either sldo dlengroa. Meyer
piii $20 and coming whh six men a in
their wAgoni took away sixty boxe *
Coming u toeond tlnu for moro boxes 01
fruit , another payment of $ G3 wai rnado ,
It was proven that Hutley hnd then told
Meyers that he could pay the balance
Then the peara wcro sold , Thereat of the
) ores were obtained thnt day , and on the
7th Meyers wont to Ilorloy and told
iim th t the pcnrs were o ! no accannt a
rgo portion of them but that ha would
i y the balance on them next weok.
lurley grow angry , and ea'.d ' if Meyers
didn't pay Immediately ha would have
ilm arrested. IIo c rried ont hia threat
and Bloyors waa tried and sentenced
o pay the costs of the
rial , to make reatUntlon double
, ho amount of property , fcud to bo Im
prisoned In the county j U 20 dsjs.
fudge Stenberp did not consider the tea-
Iraony introduced by the defenao , and la
mown to h vo remarked after the trial :
'You RuasUna cause mo a good deal
of trouble , and I propose to make an
example of you. "
But the worat la to bo tcld :
That same evening ( Saturday ) after
Meyer had been committed to jail , I
with J. Kendls and II. Greenberg called
on Judge St nberg and told him that
wo wanted to secure Meyer's release on
jail and offered htm a good bond ,
[ lo told us that ho wnnt-
od to oat cupper , and asked us to wait.
After ho had finlnhod his eupper , ho came
out and in a blustering way said , "Get
out of note , you bloody shoenlot , 1 don t
want you around hero. ' The consequence
a that although n gocd bond has been
oiTerod , Meyers la still in jail.
I will venture the asset tion thnt Judge
Stonborg would not talk about hla fellow
countrymen the way ho doca about the
Jews. It seems to mo that his action la
n this case , a Ihgrant violation of the
; rnata which dtvolvo upon him as
a man put In hla proaont position tD see
thnt everybody brought before hlm to
cures justice. < ! KLEIN.
FAILED TO FIND THEM ,
lion- John Vnlloii C ino to Oninlm to
Omaha to Tioolc for a nilsRlii
Iaiir > litcr Miicl Her hover.
"Yes , air , I have followed that gnl aud
that miserable , peaky young feller all the
woy from Shokowgy , trying to head 'em
off , and I'm blasted If they haven't gl' '
mo the ellp at Inat. It's too bad. "
John Vallon , the speaker , addressed
Officer John Tnrnbnll yesterday morning
shortly after the arrival of Iho "Q'1 train
from Chicago , In a very disconnolato
manner , and being pressed to unbosom
aom himself ou the topic of hla troubles
It appears that Vallon is a farmer liv
ing ncnr Rock Island , 111. , and baj a girl
young nnd rather handacm ? , but who Is
not bloated with qnita the dlecrotlon that
aho ought to have. Some time ago Vellon
employed ta a ccmmon farm baud a
young man , named William Gillia. The
young man , who la passably good look
ing , exercised seine sort of strange faclna-
tlon over the Mlaa Vallon , nnd it was not
long before she was deeply in love witfi
him. The parents of the young miaa ,
who is but seventeen years old , coon saw
how things wcro going and made up their
minds that Glllis' discharge waa Inevita
ble , as being the only meana of breaking
up the love affair. Accordingly , ho was
told that his services were no longer
needed. Ho loft the neighborhood , for
the next faw days , but on Monday , the
13th , returned with a horao and buggy ,
took the girl , and drcvo rapidly to town.
The couple took the next train to
Chicago , where for a time nil trace
of them was lost.Vhllo In Chicago
Mr. Vallen received a telegram from
homo Informing him that young Gillls
had conCdod to a friend that bo Intended
to como to Omaha with the girl and get
married. Mr. Vallon started immedi
ately for Omaha , arriving hero the latter
part of last week. He has elnce been
scouring the city for the runaway couple ,
and watching all the out-going and In
coming train ; . Not the ( lightest traca p
the runaways hasbaen discovered , nnd in
all probability by this tlmo they are enjoying
joying lifo aa man and wife. It is nol
probable that they wore married In
Omaha , as the county iadgo has hsuoc
no license to any one by the name of
Glllis. Mr. Valion will leave for his 111
Inola home to-night.
EUMBLINGS BY BAIL ,
More Cheering NOWH From the
Now Gold Fields Personal
Mention , Etc ,
A telegram waa received ycatirday a
the general ticket agent's oflico of th
Union Pacific rood from Baker , Oregon
reporting another rich find of gold fir
miles from Pine Crcok , and stating tha
twenty locations have already been made
It ia eald that the qaariz taken out aessy
from § 00 to $100 per ton , and great ex
cltomont prevails. A long Ict'cr ' ha
alto boon recpived at headquarters from
D. W. Camming ! , who wao cent eve
from Hnntlugton by the Union Paclfi
company to make an investigation of thi
discoveries and report. What ho eays Is
very favorable. Ho examined twenty o
thirty claims and fonnd the surface Indl
cations to bo of the moat sitiafnctor
indications. About the middle of thi
week about three tons of ere from each
of tbo various claims will bo tested. Mr
Cummlnga states that the Forest Qaoen
mine , in Pine valley , can bo traced bj
its surface lodge , which ia 5 foot wide , :
distance of 1,500 feet around the crest
of the hill. The ledge of the Allen
Cox or Gold Edge mine , Is four feel
wide and Its ere shows an abundance o : '
free gold. The ledge of the Red Jacko
nilno Is also fonr feet vtido and Its di |
into tbo mountain has been traced ID !
foot. With all thoeo favorable reports
however , the U. P. company has not ye
decided to boom the new discoveries
They want to bo certain that the field
are worth it before anything la done to
work them. There are now abont 401
men at the mines and the rush average
about thirty-five arrivals per day.
George W. Hall , secretary of the Unloi
Pacific's auxiliary companies , and E
Lane , resident engineer , left tor St , Lunl
last evening. ,
G. K , Barnes , late general paagengc :
and ticket agent for the Northern Pacitie
road , but now general manager of th
Cottage Organ company , is In the city.
A lar e number of thu Burlington i' '
Missouri aud Union Pacific clliolalj wen
west last night to attend the transsonti-
ncntul pool meeting at Denver ,
There ia a plot being concocted In tbo
union ticket office in this city which
ought to be exposed. It appears thtt
Andy Bordeu ia soon to receive oni
thousand elegies from Wheeling whlcl ;
ho propose * to distribute among tin
friends of himtolf and Mr. Carrier. Thi
Idea which it is believed these geutlemei
have Is that of making their ttlccda etc !
and Bonding them east for their hoaltl
over the llxk Island or the Mllwauke
THE MABKET BASKET ,
Tlio DelicAClca to bo Fonnd in the
Local Mnrtt ,
In the fresh watar article , white fish ,
rout nnd bats retail at 15 cents per
jound ; white pickerel Is eclling at 10
cnts ; croppie nnd porch cm be had for
2.\ \ cents ; catfish soil for 10 cents n
lound. Blue fish are very plentiful and
ring 20 cents a pound. Ficsh Colnm *
la river salmon are worth 25 conta a
lound. Fresh mackerel 15 to 20 cents
plcco. Halibut ia north 25 conta.
Jodfish tongnea are rare , but retail for
The beat cnta of sirloin sell for 15
onts , ramps nnd upper ptrt of round
tcnk nt 12 } , Roasting ribs , firm and
nicy , can bo'bought for 10 to 12.centa. .
foal Is extremely scarce nnd cornea high
rom 25 to 20 cents , according to the
iholccnosa of the part. Street broada can
> 9 purchased at 25 centa n pair. Corn
> oef la sailing at from 5 to 10 conti , ac
cording to cuts , Prlmo kg of muttons
can bo bad for 12Ji cents ; mutton chops
2i to 15 conts. fiatn is a staple nttlcle
n good demand at 12.conta " \ In bulk , 25
cents sliced. Pork 10 to 12i conta.
Sausage 10 to 12i cjnts. Spring lamb h
.oiling for $1 for fore quarter and SI 25
or hind quartcrr Spring chickens nro
worth from 30 to10 cents apiece.
F1U ITS ANI > VECIETAHI.ES.
Old potatoes from 85o to § 1.00 a
Miahel , The Colorado and Salt Like va
rieties are worth $1.10 to $1.25. Parsley
3 sold nt CO cents a dozjn. llomo grown
cabbage la bringing from 5 to 10 cents n
icad. Fresh radishes are aolllag nt throe
juachcs for 10 conta. Cucumbtra soil
'or from 2 to 5 conta apteco.
Fresh homo grown lettuce , nearly out
of market , la aold at 33 cents n dczsn.
Freeh tomatoes are In lively demand at
Tom 5 to 3 conta n pound , IJoino
jrown tomatoes nro In market this
week. Groou pass sell for 45 cents n
peck. Marrowfat peas bring 45 cents
ilso. string beans 5 to 8 centa n qviart.
Wax boana can bo bought for 5 to 8 centa
a quart. Now potatoes are worth 15 to
20 cents a pock. Green onions are sell-
, ng at throe bunches for a dlmo , aouthorn
oniona three pounds for a qinrtor. Mint
Is worth o cents a bnnch. New turnips
retail nt 25 cents a peck.
Summer cqnash are beginning to como
in and sell for 5 to 10 cents oacu. Car
rots are worth 5 cents n bundle. Green
corn la coming In very lively nnd la soli
ng for from 12i to 20 centa a dozen.
Southern eg < plants ara worth 15 to 25
cents apioeo. Southern muskmelons are
worth 25 to 30 cants each.
The local markets nro well Blocked In
, ho fruit lino. California oranges bring
'rom 25 to 50 cents a dozjn ; Mossluas
soil from 30 to 40 oenta per dozen ; ban-
anao , fresh and ripe , are very plentiful
and can bo bought for 25 to 50 cants a
dozen. Black raspberries sell for 20
to 25 cents a quart. GoosobnrrUa are
worth 12 cents n quart. Rod raip-
berries 30"conts a quart , bluoberrlea 12A
to 15 cents a quart.
California fruits are In the market ,
npticots 15 conta a pound , poaches 15 to
20 cants a pound , plums and green gages
15 cents a pound. Bartlett pears 15
cents a pound. Watcrmclona are
selling from 30 to ' 40 conta apiece.
They are of good quality. Southern
peaches , just IH the marktt , aoll for
from § 1 to § 1.75 a box.
EGOS AND BUTTEU.
Eggs have a standard prlco of 12 } cants
a dozen. Batter , beat dairy and cream
ery , is selling for 20 to 25 centa a pound.
BOAKD Of TRADE BUSINESS ,
The Directors hold a Mooting and
Discuss Matters ,
The Dlrootora of the Board of Trade
bold a meeting yesterday afternoon , to
talk about getting the proposed Board ol
Trade building started. Absut all they
did was to talk the matter over. A
proposition frqm the Equitable Insurance
company to tike § 50,000 worth of the
bonds was received and discussed at
some length , The proposition , however
hardly meota the approbation of thoa
most Interested , for the reason
that It requires the full la
sue of bonds to bo ST5.00C
which ia $10,000 more than the boart
had figured on. The equitable , daoan'
aak , though , that the building shall coal
over $05,000 , which ia thoeum , on wblcl
calculations have boon ba < od from the be
glnnicg. After placing $50.000 , to gone
advantage , the board propoced to t&ki
the other $15,000 itself. It is expected
that work will begin in the near future ao
that a foundation can bo laid , thla season
It la the anxiety of everyone to have tha
much done , anyway.
Judge Neville wae butied yesterday In
hearing the arguments of the motion
made by Gen , Co win that the Smith
stock bo eold In email lota , at forced calo ,
The matter li.ii baon taken under advise
The criminal docket will bo taken up
to day , the Behm bribery caao being
the first one to DO called for trial.
Mra , Catherine Nash has filed In the
district court certificate claim of damage
to property by proposed grading of liar
Patrick Ktlby has Instituted suit
against the city for § 1,500 allege ( '
damages to property by grading.
Judge McGullock , of the county court ,
was yestordny oogfged In heating the
case of Mauror vs. Ohllds , in which the
plaintiff claJim $1,000 damages by reason
of his building settling on account of ex
cavations made next door by the defen
The case of P. A. Givln va. C.V. .
Kyle , for assault and battery was contin
The MSB of Stover vs Fitch & Co. ,
salt for S10.COO damsgcr , was on trial ,
before Judge Wakoley yeatorduy after
noon , On the 29h day of August , last.
Stover fell Into the Jonea Btrutt sewer
pxteneion , which Fitch it Co. were build
ing and sustained Injuries from which he
haa never recovered ,
Judge Brandies Issued a warrant yea
torday for the orreat of Fred Patriotic.
He ia charged with seducing a young
woman , Minuia Schulu , Bath parties
live In tbo south s'.de. '
Another section of the ccilebratec
" Smith store" sensation was on deck before
fore Judge Neville In tbo district cuirl
yesterday morning. It came up on i
motion to sell the gocds In lote , ant
Judge NoTillo Iteued an order that the
Grit ten attachments should be eatleQad
Dhoy ara as followr , and TV 111 probably
cover the bulk of the stock :
U. S. NfttionM b nt , Omfttft 8 7.S33 97
Merchants' Notional Unk , Omaha. 15.000.CO
ralmerACo l.f.OO.OO . .
Goldstein & Co 23000
\HIIer & Richardson 170 20
Vil on Hrothon SO.T.G3
' ' * rweII&Co 18,753.00
Vmerican district telegraph Co. ,
Gnge A Co 10,000.00
A SCIARE ON WHEAT.
tciiorln Oono E Bt Timt tlio Crop In
Tills Sluto 118 Boon Blighted ,
Within the past three or four days rc-
lorts have gone east from hero ropre-
onling that the wheat crop of thla state
lad been blighted and would pin out
Imoet an entire failure. Messrs. Hoim-
augh it Motrlam received repeated In
quiries , Saturday and yesterday , as to
ho state of alTtlrs , and yesterday they
ont the following dispatch :
OMAHA , Nob. , July 20,1835.
Secretary Chicago Board of Trade.
After traveling tn ny hundred mlloj
hrough the wheat region of Nebraska
and making general Inquiries alao by
mall , wo fail to discover , except from two
> olntt , any evidence of blight to spring
wheat. Cutting wheat la generally com
menced , and danger of blight Is passed ,
aud nothing but wet noathor can now
spoil our oats , wheat and barley crops ,
which promise a fair quality and largo
rield. Respectfully ,
IIiMEiuuou it MEIUUAM ,
Thla was sent aa the roault of pornoml
nvofltigatlons and reports from correa-
) ondenta all over the atato. The wheat
; rep of Nebraska has nrver been heavier
ban It is thla year. Quito recently the
3nr reporters have talked with men from
various points , aud they have unlvorsilly
ipokon of the crop as being big and the
; raln finp. The harvest In many sections
a now In full blast aud farmers feel con
fident of obtaining a good yield. Very
Ittlo of the grain haa , aa yet. been
.hroshod , but there are no signs of
> llghtcd or drlcd-up kernels.
I'oiiiulctl by a I'rintcr.
Book agents are noted for having hard
cheeks , long nerves and much gall , thtro-
'oro have always been permitted to preas
heir audacity a great deal further than
uiy other clsea of beings known to the
Himan rao. Occasionally , however ,
, hey got too far beyond the bounds of
decency and como to grief. Tola we a the
case with one , by the name of Mclntcsh ,
n Omaha yesterday. To iniko tlio otory
short ha Insulted a printer's wife , and her
inabaud wiped the ground up with
ilm. The Insult occurred on North
Sixteenth utrco' , and Mr- Printer chaaed
.ho book ngent to hla hotel on Tenth
street before catching him. lie tried to
escape by hiding In the hotel dining room
jut iT.13 dragged furth into the street
where outraged innocouca received Its
rovenga in the mast approved and com
Excursion mill 1'lcnlc.
An excursion of colored people from
St. Joe , Mo. , will visit Ooiahi to-day ,
and under the atieplcos of the A. M. E.
church hero , plcnb at Hascall's park. The
excuslon and picnic are both gotten up as
a moans for raising funds to ba applied
towarcis liquidating an $1,800 debt ; that
bangs over the church. In connection
with these a concert will bo given at the
Capitol avenue skating rink to-night and
. - _ Mn -
A great many old soldiers will probab <
ly bo interested to know that the Seven
tocnth Illinois Cavalry will hold a roan-
Ion at the Sherman house in Chicago , on
the 17th day of September. All mem
bers of the regiment are expected t' bo
there with their wlvoa. The Eighth 1111
nola Cavalry will reuno at the same place
September 18 , and the Ninety-fifth
Illinois Infantry , at Hnnday on Septem
ber 4. To all of those moetlnga olc
soldiers will bo made welcome.
A boy by the came of Henderson , fell a
the corner of Ktghteonth street and Gip itol
avenue last evening , completly prostrated by
the boat , Dr. Leleenrinft attended him.
OHicar 1'otor llatza was prostrated at th
Union Pacific depot yesterday by the beat
am ! had to ba tnlcen home in a cab , IMixtz
had bean down along therivarchaalog tramps
which was the cause of hla prostration.
An adjdiirned meeting of parties Inter
ested in the establishment nnd opening o
pnrks in North Omaha will \ held to-inor
row niftht , nt the corner of Nineteenth am
Cuming utreets , ] > oiy porsou intoroated i
rerjueetcd to attend.
-Ilav. V F. Teeter , presldont of the Ne
braska prohibition association , lectured at the
Buckingham laet night on the ' ' .Mississippi o
Intemperance. " Considering tha heat , a fai
sized audience greeted the speaker. Musii
waa also made an intcreating feature of thi
Mr. D.in Wheeler , tecrotary of the Omaha
Exposition association , was at Plattsmoutl
yesterday , arranging to move bis family t
At the Metropolitan : O. W. Hascall , Val
ley , Neb ; George W. Powers , Ueatriro , Neb.
O. J. Smith , Albion , Nob. ; Charlea E
Verity , Valentino , Neb. ; John Hammany
Arlington , Neb , ; 0. A. liutts. . Harry Drown
Lincoln , Neb , ; James J' . Xeorhow , Franklin
Neb. ; S. U. Woodruff , York. Neb. ; Peter P
Dulfy , Pittsburg , Pa. ; J. J. Tlnderman , Dos
Moines , Ia. ; J. H , Tiner , Kansas City , Mo ,
M. C , Meagher , llochoster , N , Y , ; Joe
Crooks , Lake View Chicago ; Miss Lizrlo
Header , Chicago , III.
Dardlng county boasts of standing it
the lead of nil counties In the itato In
learning and lynching.
A Cedar Rapids firm has just built ant
shipped to Den Moines tbo largest dray
ever built In the state. It weighs 4,024
pound and is expected to carry six tons
The Creaton city council , It ia claimed ,
have decided at their next meeting to
increase tlio saloon lloento of that town
to $1CO per month or $1,000 per year.
A Clinton Jiojo team have issued
challenge to t Lyons team for a hub and
bub race , to bo run within ten day a for
a puraa cf from $100 to $300.
Footpada hold up a lady In Dea Molnee
tbo other night whoeo ecreatns proved
more potent than the average revolver ol
any caliber. She oecopod , hud so die
Tha bcdy of Henry Olan , drowned
near Denlaon while attempting the rescue
cf a drowning compenlon , haa been ra-
CDVorecJ at Dow Oily. A fund of $500
: ns been wltcd for the hoio's widow.
Wednesday Afternoon a laboring man
employed on the promises adjoining the
; ronnda of the deaf and dumb slcm
raa attacked and hortibly gored by a
mil , the maddened animal tossing the
unfortunate man over the fence.
A boy named Una lloflncr wa smoth
ered to death in a grain bin ftt Don-
nolaon Tuesday. The lad had bean
playing about the promises but was not
nisaed until hia dead body was found In
ho chute , where U had stopped the
delivery of the grain.
A. KMtlor Hung Iiocomotlvo ,
Snake Editor Oloba-UeraocraU ,
NASHVILLE , Ttnn. , July 12. Henry
Andrews , an old engineer on the Naah-
vllle , Chattanooga it St. Louis railway ,
ells an interesting story about the cap-
nro of hla onglno In 1881 , when ho was
'pulling" n passenger train. Hla on-
; lno was No. 5G , and ho pulled out of
tfashvlllo with full train of pnssongora
> Dund for Chattanooga , Knoxville and
other points , At Stevenson , Ala , , they
itopped to wood tip , which they
md to carry In their arms. They
tartod again , and just baforo reacti
ng Anderson etnlon Jim Wil
son , the fireman , who hid turned around
o get sonio wood , sung our , "Groan Scot !
ook nt that rattler. " " 1 jumped , " aald
Iho engineer , "as ho uttered the worde ,
and to tny horror saw n tremendous rat
tlesnake climbing down from the tender
with half hla body over the p'tUform. '
My hair commenced to crowd my cay oil'
my head , and for to say I was scared
doesn't begin to express U. Jim gave n
yell , and when I looked around two seconds
ends later to see what he was doing , I
saw the rattler crawling Into the cab.
3ut Jim waa no where to ba Been. He
lad jumped oil'and left mo. Ipullodback
ho throttle and leaped over the enako ,
vhlch rattled oa 1 made the jump and
andcd In the tender. Standing on a log ,
! watched that aiiAko take poeaoaalon of
ho cab , which ho did without any core-
nony. The steam waa not completely
ahutoff.aud . knowing that Ilia train full
of passengers was at the mercy of that
snake , 1 started back toward the cab
with a stick in my hand , when the rat-
ler hearing the noise I made , ole-
voted hia tail and rattled in a
mighty lively fnsLiou. That settled H.
jy thla tlmo. . wo Ind crowed the
mountain and were sailing along pretty
Ivoly. No. 0 was wailing for us t Ste-
vonaon , and 1 know that If that muko
run the engine till wo got there , the cor
oner of the town would bo kept busy for
a week. Crawling over the tender and
making my way Into the postal car , 1
mrrlodly told the story to Charlie Hon-
denon , the messenger , and then to Frank
VrmstroEg , the cxprcsanwn. Wo
icld a hasty consultation , and de
cided that something had to ba done , and
done quickly. The train waa moving
along lively , and the thought of No. 0 at
Stevenson made us fairly wild. Arming
onraelvcs with pistols furnished by the
postal and expreaamon , wo carefully
crept ont to the tender and looking into
the cab taw that doggoned rattler
stretched ont on Iho board by the
window. Well it didn't take more than
three seconds for us to put three
bnllols Into his carcass. They struck
him so quickly and BO thoroughly that
before ho could got a chance to rattle ho
was BS dead as Hector. Grabbing a
stick , I jump3d Into the c b. throw the
snake out of it and got hold of that
throttle. Well , to make a long story
short , I landed old " 50" on tlmo at Stev
enson ; and , Btrange to say , the first fel
low I Baw was the Coroner , but thank
heaven , there weren't any Inquests for
him to hold.
John Brown's Scafl'old for Sale.
When Mr. Bamnm took hla mail from
the poatuflico the other day he handed n
nnmbor of letters which ho had received
to n reporter. According to thcso letters
a two-legged hog In Tennessee wants a
position , or could be bought outright.
In a letter from Ohio a els-legged hog Is
doecilbed and offered at a reasonable
A lady hero In Connecticut , who has
been married eight yoara and has. . three
babies , wlahes to ralao money enough t (
buy 110 acres of land , that her hiubind
may go Into the hen buaineaa. Her hua-
band comes of a tamlly who for hundreds
of years "have never drank , smoked or
An Alabama fortune hunter desires to
port with a half-breed Jersey calf , six
weeks o3 ! , having a leg attached to eacl
side of Its neck.
Mr. Bunnm Is asked to purchase from
a Masaacliueotts speculator a fivo-leggec
heifer calf , seven woeka old , with three
separate toes on thn fifth log. The few
neighbors who had seen It would no
leave until they had paid half a dollar
An IndlanTorrltoryrosldonthas twenty
athletic Indian ball playoranndor hla eye ,
andtho novel manner of their playing
would prove successful if Mr. Barnun
would only give the ball thofirat pitch by
From Pennaylvania comes "tho dlo
covery of an Invention" that will , In the
projector's mind , surprise the peoplo.
IIo proposes to build In New York an
Ice skating-rink , freezing a surfsco by
meana of pipe containing a chemical mix
turo. If Barnum will "go in" It runs
bo a success , as it ia "very simple , "
A calf with two perfect heads and u
lamb with two perfect bodies may bi
bought cheap for cash of a Connecticut
The ecaflbld on which John Brown
was hung can bo had for a consideration
not named In a West Virginia letter.
A NCAV til Iit Per Trains ,
A successful experiment has been mad
in Germany of lighting railroad train
with electricity , The dynamo waa driven
by the axtlo of the engine. At high
apeed the lampa remained In circuit
When the epoed waa reduced below
eighteen miles per hour tbo lampa were
thrown out of circuit , and the
current waa supplied direct from
the accumulator ; . During the day
the lamps wtra thrown out of cir
cuit , and the accumulators were charged
by the dynamo when the train waa In
motion , Thla anpplied the train with
twelve Incandecent llghto , and there were
enough fur two or three moro iampo.
The apparatus wolga snino 1,200 poucda ,
and cost some 500 ; the cist of fittlnt ,
each car for ths light was § 10. The ex
periment Is deemed a perfect success anc
potnts to the dty In the near future
when the fear of cremation In caao o :
accident will bo removed from the
minds of travellers on railroad trains.
Sixteenth Street Directory.
READ ITI READ IT 11
I Fin tit SclocUoni of
T A. T , TeT-T !
Merchant Tailor ,
16Ui nd Dtrtnport EU
M , WALTHER < V CO.
And Ltdlo' n4 Gtuli'
aEftesieenU ( Matey
Fnfclf * attention glten to
i'lmlllcs , 1'artlc.iVcl -
dlnp , Danets , 1'lcnlcJ , Ac.
Cor. lethind Cipllol Ave.
F. M. Schadell & Co. ,
218 N. IClh SI , ,
Loilfo ind Kensington
Juujht Bt OOr. n I.c on ,
Tli 8 Complete Cout o
Uught for 8. ! 00. 1'alnts
tn io practice while
learning. Also doming
of real and luittatluii I new
deinlnir of lace cur I aim
mptclalty , The > ic < t work
at reasonable piWJ ,
Mrs. T. E. McNally ,
DRESS - MAKING
Bcsituia'a BLOCT ,
XB23 Donelu Street ,
Dr. Haiighawoui ,
Teeth without plate. Gold
Crowns and Gold 1'latc
Work Specialty ,
Bt IteiuonnblB Bates
Leslie & Morrell ,
Central Pharmacy ,
Prcscrlptloni t PpccUlty
Socln onit Mineral
W.C'or. 16lh. * DoJgeSU.
C. H. HARRIS ,
V'JuWWO , K-NtAftOWO ,
u > tl Copying Houne.
702-704 N. I Oth St.
"Irsl-C1a s Work don * In
ho latest atjlos ol the art.
'InUhed In India Ink or
Crayon , M desired.
CJGBIARTMD , ,
rractlc * llmltfd to
'uperfloiu Hair llcmortit
Croumo Illnck ,
MRS. E. RIGHT ,
Fancy Goods ,
110 Ko. mill Street.
nnktnc. ( Jcnrrnl Agent
or Ts ulirasVn fur tlio Acme1
Tailor System of Cutting.
The Old llclkiblo
imatia Employneai Bureau ,
217 V. ICth St. , [
Are always ready to fill
onlers promptly for help ,
an 1 girls can nlitayi fliid
oed iltnatlona by pply-
In connection Tilth the
establishment , no Voep a
Ins Block of Stationery
and NcwsmaUcr , Fashion
! o k , ite. : _
Pollsr in Fancy Goods.
Art Nocdlo Work
Tacglit and Ki ecu ted.
Indelible Stamplnc a Fpo-I
clalty. Jlntorlali for
210 No. 10th Street ,
HUNT & RYLEY ,
HOUSi : , SIGN AND
Dfcorilcri , Paper llangir
Ktc. , Ktc ,
No. 6tl North lOthSt
Central Dininj Hall
104 South ICth Els.
Mcnt Tickets 81.00
FUESISI1ED E0013 ,
nt nil Iluitri.
lOtli nnd Cutnlnpr ,
ti tlia plnco to buy your
Meat Ciic.ip for Cash , < ! i > - . '
llvcrcil to nny part of the
city. Jlcntsornll vnrlctlc"
cheaper hero Jbau at any
i : . A. JIAK.S1I , I'rop.
Dr. LANE ,
11.R.C.S I..1.K.Q C.1M..UM. , ]
Fbyslclan and sntcon : Offlce , :
BUSHMAN'S BLOCS ,
Sixteenth .i Douglat Sts.
T. CLARK ,
321 N. 10th SL ,
Cor. ICth and Clilc.ngo.
EEDGS.PAIMS , OILS , EIC. , :
Prompt attention given
PQblishlDE Company ,
111 N , lOtl * St.
CUOUNSE BLOCK ,
S'ccond-hand School Book *
Scydcl & Ahlnulst ,
Jonol Stovct and
J lance *
Crovni lawd Taper stnw ,
N.W. Cor. 16th
and California SlreeU.
Itrforo llnylnir Kl e-
lu > r ' , Itoinoinbor
Dress Makers ,
F. M. SCHADELL & CO ,
sis x. lorn st.
J.L.ROY & CO.
ft'jlttnaaiei3 ; and lewiltif ,
Silverware , Muilcal
Instrument * ,
tVntchoo , dlocko ,
IVatcliei I'.cpalrrd and
'Icannl and work Quar *
intccd for One Year. Old
luwclry repaired A msuU
ircr to ( ult. 1'lno Gold
md Silver Coloring.
B07 N. IQtU St.
HUSIIMAN BLOCK ,
or. ICth A Uoaglaj ,
13t1i A Centre SU. ,
Illuttrntcd Catalogue on
lilectrlclty , l rco.
L W. Wolfe & Co.
and Dealers In
ioctrlo Bells , Annunclv
or , llurglar Alarms , Mod.
cal Batteries , Telegraph
Apparatus , Ac. ,
800 10 til St. , North.
1409 and 1411 Douglas St0rt } 5flsSlOmaha } Nebraska
And I would not cut Prices down to less
than cost ,
JBut sitiijrfy f7o so to Jiasteti tlte closing out of
iiiistocli , flint f may the sooner retire from
business , flly stock still contains
$80,000 WOETH OF WATCHES ,
Worth from - 82.75 to SI 50
Shawl Pins , from - Si5c to 8tOO
Ear Rings from 25c to 83.401) )
Bracelets from 4 Oe to $12 5
Clocks from - 75ctoSIO
Gents' ' Chains from 25c to i ? 0
Ladies1 Chains from - 81 to $40
Sleeve Buttons from 15c to 815
Scarf Pins from 15cto$14
Gold Kings from 5c ( ) to $400
Gold IIeailed Canes from - § 4 to $ uo
Also Rogers1 Silverware , Spectacles , etc. , etc , , at half price.
Please call and take advantage of this opportunity at Corner of Itfth
OPPOSITE FALCONEU'S '