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    THE DAILY BEE.
OMAHA Omen No. 014 ANI > ! )1C ) FATIXAM ST.
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c\pry morning , except Sunday. The
Only Monday mornlnj dally f ablishdl In tha state.
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AH Communications relating to Ncwmnd Editorial
tnattert ehould bo addressed to the EDITOR or Till
Ban.
ncsraras IRTTKIS.
All DuslneM Letters unit Itcmlttsnces thouM be
tdiirctmi to TIM Bus Puni.uiiiio COVFANT , OMAHA.
OrnfliChecks rjd 1'oit ofllcoorJors to be nude | ny-
Able to the order ot the company.
THE BEE POBLISHING CO , , Pnji ,
K. KOSKWATKH , KDITOB.
A. II. Fitch , Manager Dally Circulation ,
Omiha , Nebraska.
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THE recent oyclono In Ohio was prob
ably the result of campaign oratory ,
which la unusually windy this season.
' Wr arc agala Informed that Kelley haa
resigned. It la to bo hoped that Kelley
will stay resigned , and that ho will not
again aoon disturb the peace of two con
tinents.
WB arc glad to aeo that cur contempo
raries nro endeavoring to giro thslr nub-
acrlbora a good paper onoo a week , The
patrons of the BEE got a good paper all
the year round.
TUB atatcmant of Secretary Manning
that ho does not : hare tlmo to read the
newspapers ahonld noi bo conslruod Into
meaning that Iia doea not care what the
newspapers Bay.
ANOTHER attempt to have the Inter
national yacht race take place will bo
made to-day. The vicinity of Now York
Ecoma to have become n difficult place In
which to raieo the wind.
Ex-SnNAion SXEWAKT'S resldencB ,
known na the Stewart castle , In Washington -
ton , has boon loisd by the Chinese le
gation. It haa alwaya baen regarded as
B Chinese pazzlo by everybody except
the architect.
THE Congressional Record for the
Bozond coiaion of the
forty-eighth con-
greis la now ready for distribution by the
government printer , acd we suppose that
this banquet of American olcquonco , fillIng -
Ing throe volumes , will bo In great de
mand amocg the students of oratory.
KINO CHRISTIAN , of Denmark , lisa ar
ranged a royal family reunion at Dan-
mirk. Among the distinguished Invited
gnoata are the czir and czarina , cf Una-
nla , bnt hla czarahip , judging from the
precautions that ere to bo taken for his
personal safely , la evidently afraid that
there may ho aomethlug rotten In Don-
mark.
PUEHDENE CLEVELAND has given the
California office-seekers to understand
that ho will make no more appointments
In that Btale nntll the strife ceases. Thla
IB n gentle hint to the factions In Nebras
ka to kits ana make up. Norr lot Dr.
Miller and J. Sterling Morton shako
hands , and agree upon a compromise dls-
irlbatlon of federal pap.
HENRY WARD BEEOHER la a high
license man. Ho la decidedly In favor of
the insertion of a high license plank In
the republican platfoim of the coming
Novr York atatj convention. Mr.
Beecher Is of the opinion that absolute
prohibition la on absolute possibility.
Now that ho has anggeoted this plank to
the republicans , what will ho suggest to
the democrats ?
TUB death of Emory A. Storrs , of
Chicago , removed ono of the moat famous
lawyers of the day , as well aa ono of the
moat eloqncnt orators. In criminal prac
ties ho had hut few , If any , equals. In
politico ho wao a stalwart republican , and
hla volco was alwaya raised In behalf cf
republicanism. A * a campaign orator
Mr. Storrs always attracted marked at
tontlon on account of hla elcquence , wit
and logic.
THE Eucalau czar , who la aoon to visit
Denmark to attend a royal family re
union , has great foari of nihilistic dyna
mite , and consequently ho will bo very
carefully guarded. Hla dread of nihil
ism la constantly Increasing , notwith
standing the assurances of hla police that
nlhlllem la crnahed out. Ho is evidently
ono of the unbapplett men alive. Ho
sees on enemy in every bash ana every
shadow , and snoh a thing ai undUtutbod
tloep. tired nature's sweet restorer , la un
known to htm. The adage , "Uneasy lies
the head that woais a crown , " wai never
more emphatic illy exemplified than In
the case of the cz\r. U would toora
that llfo under such clrcnmitancos is
hirdly worth the living. Yet this man ,
and ho la but a man , haa It In hii owt
powc-r not only to make himself frea and
happy and peif actly at ease , but ho ii
able to make millions upon millions ol
down-trodden people contented , happy ,
and loyal subjects , and to make nihlUen
a thing of the past , All this Is wlthlc
hla power , but his obitluato pride wll
not permit h'm ' tj make any concession
to his people , whom he would rather con
ilnno to rule with a rod of iron than ti
eocuro rest and peace for himself. Nihl
Him Is only another nsmo for the ntrug
glo for human rights and libjrty. I
iiover can be crushed out by tyrannlca
oppression and fortocutlon , and I In cza
knowing this Lai good reason to doub
the assurances of his police that it ha
boon stamped out. That a violent death
llko that of hit fathar , It awaiting hlir :
no ono ou doubt , unices ho yield ) t > th :
reasonable demands that are made by th
progressive pirty in Russia.
BAYONET RULE IN WYOMING.
The domocratlo governor of Wyoming
has returned from Rook Springs to
Cheyenne. Ho has thrown his dome
cratlo states rights ideas overboard and
enlisted for this war and the nozt. Thtro
is very little about his notions and utter
ances that smacks of Jeffarsonlsn sim
plicity. The valiant governor is as much
inclined to Imperial methods , bayonet
rule and gsg law as any executive wo
have hoard of for many a year. At hla
Instance troops are now stationed at the
coal mining camps in Wyoming in largo
numbers to over awn the whlto laborers.
Thcso troopi have been aont there under
the moat flimsy protoxt. A domocratlo
congress haa expressly prohibited the
use of federal troops except for the pur
pose of suppressing iniurreo-
tton actually in progress.
The troops now at Hook Springs and at
other points in Wyoming are there to-day
upon the requisition of a democratic gov
ernor under the pretext that they are
needed to protect the United States
malls in transit over the Union Pacific.
So far as wo know , nobody haa molested
the mall trains on the Union Pacific nor
IB there any likelihood of any train not
oven a gravel train or a coal train beIng -
Ing obstructed. The question now arises :
Is the regular army to bo used aa a polios
force for a great railroad comp nj ?
Not only has Governor Warren , of
Wyoming , acted contrary to all demo
cratic precedents in calling for troops ,
bnt ho haa gene out of his way to cham
pion the cauio of the Union Pacific. Ho
actually talks as If ho were ono of the
managers of the road. Governor War
ren la not at all backward in making
public hla own opinions and the present
and faturo Intentions of the Union
Pacific railroad comany. The Cheyenne
Leader , the ciliclal organ of hla excel
lency , prints three columns of his views.
The following extract will suffice :
"What do you thick the result of Ibis affair
will be ? "
"Well , sir , " said the governor , "tho labor
ing men have the whole matter oven yet , in
in their own hands , for good or evil to them
selves , I am eatufied that it is the policy of
the company , at present , to concentrate all
the Chinese in their employ at Reck Sprint ,
and to open the other mines to the white
miners who bavo not been engaged in Hock
Springs riots , and I believe further that It is
the dceire of the company to speedily get rid
of all Chinamen In its employ ,
and that it would have done so
long ago if it could have had its
work done without continual and annoying
strikes and broils by the worst element of the
white minors. From what I bavo gathered in
my intercourse with the officials of the road
I am satisfied that they would be glad to em
ploy white men exclusively , bat they will not
bo driven to it by the gun and fargot , and so
far as the road is concerned , the government
baa a lorious interest in it , not only financial
ly , but for the public service , the conveyance
of malls and other matter , and the full force
of the army would be brought to bear , If nec
essary , to protect everything which it is the
government's interest er duty to protect ,
It wonld seem from this that General
Manager Callawny who emphatically do- <
nled that Governor Warren was cither
controlled or Influenced by the Union Pa *
clfis , or under obligations to It , must have
been mistaken. Governor Warren's as
sertions would load ono to the opposite
conclusion. Ho certainly ads as if he
were stationed In Wyoming as the guar
dian of the railroad company rather than
as governor of the territory and the rep
resentative cf the national government.
Manager Callaway , who his come to the
governor's defense , may not know SB
ranch.about the mysterious influence )
that brought about his appointment as
somomon nearer the national capital. It h
right and proper that the governor should
maintain law and order In Wyoming ,
bnt It Is na part of his duty or baslnaas
to act as an assistant manager of tto
Union Pacific. The interest of the gov
ernment as a creditor of the Union Pacific
la In no way Involved in the mining busi
ness. The government Is not Inter
ested in maintaining a coal mining
monopoly In Wyoming or any-
hero else , The inside ring that or-
; anizjd the Wyoming mining monopoly
neb entitled to the privilege of employ-
ng federal troops as a police force. As
well might the cattle kings of Wyoming
mist upon having troops located to pro-
out homesteader ! from breaking
own their illegal fences. It la
ast as mash unlawful and
.gainst . public policy to allow
mo great corporation to monopolize the
ioal mines of Wyoming as It would bate
to permit the cattle barons to forca cut
honest cottiers from lands which are re-
lervod by the government for the home-
teador and pre-emptor. The civil
authorities of Wyoming are competent to
deal with tha murderers of Chinamen
utt as they are with the murderers of
white mon or of Indians. The attempt
to uao the army to terroriza working
people la a usurpation of power which
will demand congressional Investigation
and executive astlon on the put of the
administration.
The agile and agitated Omaha BEE brcomoa
very nervous over the fact that the honorable
postmaster-general bag selected leading dem
ocrats in tbo various counties of thli state , by
whom he can bo advised in respect to the
character and fitness of men who are to serve
tha people to the mails. It cannot BOO in thla
entirely right and democratic method ol
securing good and competent mon tor oui
postofllcos anything better than a machine
run by "bojsea" and "dictators" and worce
than that cf Tweed. It pretends to believe ,
what it does not believe at all , that tbia plan
Ii not far safer and better than three republl-
cnn congressmen and two senators who have
heretofore parcelled out there places m K
much political barter in f xchungo for theli
own return to cilice. Omaha JferaU ,
Wo are not in the least agitated ,
Nobody connected with this papsr bni
cny ambition to become a fourth-cists 01
even e , lint-class poslnmtir. Wo hav <
no doslro to Influence iho choice of tb <
poalmaiter-goneral in the matter cf seleo
tloua of his subordinate ; . Wo do not It
the least envy the head boas of the Ne
braska machine. Wo are , supremely in
different as lo who has any patronage to
bestow on the hungry and thirsty demo
crats of Nebraika. Wo have not oven a
scintilla of sympathy for the republicans
who hold on to the offices , Wo believe
that the democrats are entitled to their
places and should fill them jast at soon
as they can conveniently do so without
serious injury to the public service. In
our comments on the Nebraska machine
wo have simply thrown some light upon
the peculiar mothoda'whloh ore being employed -
ployod in this atato in dltponalng postal
patronage. If the honorable postmaster-
general had selected the leading demo
crats of the different counties to advlio
with in regard to the fitness of candi
dates there would bo no occa
sion for any comment , but
the honorable postmaster general has
nothing whatever to do with the loading
democrats of the various counties. Ho
has sub-lot the entire contract to the firm
of bosios , who employ inb-contractora in
every county. These aub-contriotora are
a good deal like the Beckwlth & Qulnn
company They prefer Chinamen , who
o n do their bidding and ask no qucs
ttons. Thla is precisely the kind of ma
chine which wo have always opposed and
denounced as unropubllcin , and It scoma
to us aa much undemocratic aa It waa
formerly unropubllcao. Our motto has
alwaya been , "Smash the Machine. "
REFORM IN THE SCHOOLS.
The board of. education reminds us
very much of the young man who la
always going to reform on the next Now
Year's day. Every season wo rj prem
ised radical reform in the matter of
methods and teachers. Wo are always
assured that the board will drop all in
competent teachers and barnacles who
have been foisted upon the schools be
cause they Lava influential relatives.
Bnt when the school year opens wo find
that the board la traveling the same old
rut. The barnacles somehow have re
tained their hold and the promised reform
has boon poatponod another year.
Now it seems to us that the
the board ahoold bo governed In ita
conduct by business principles. If a
manufacturer employs a superintendent
or foreman he looks to him for the effi
ciency of the workmen In his charge. If
mechanics or laborers are to bo employed
the foreman is not only consulted but
usually given absolute power to make the
selections. 1C the foreman objects to
employing any subordinate ou the ground
of Inefficiency , or for other reasons , the
employer does not attempt to override
his decision. To do BO would bo de
structive of all discipline. If the manu
facturer has not confidence n the judg
ment of his superintendent ho hires an
other man. Any other course would be
suicidal In business.
If discipline and parfect harmony are
essential between factory hands and their
foreman how much more essential is it
that there should bo perfect discipline In
the public schools and harmony between
teachoru and the superintendent. If
teachers cm say that the influence which
they exert on tho'board can overrule the
superintendent , all dlsclpliuo la at an
end. The name might be said with ro'
gard to methods. To insure efficiency
the superintendent musi have absolute
power In devising the methods of instruc
tion and classification. If the board takes
it into its own hands to override the
superintendent by electing teachers whom
ho does not recommend , or overrules bla
recommendations as to methods , It may
aa well dispense with the services of a
superintendent.
Wo bollovo in the one-man power In
the management of the schools , as in the
management cf an army , a railroad , era
a newspaper. If the man at the head la
incompetent ho should go. Hie func
tions of the board of education ore aim
ply those of corporation directors. It
has general supervision and Is expected
to find the means for carrying on the
business of popular education. The se
lection of school sites , the erection of
school houses , the purchass of supplies ,
and the payment of teocberannd janitors
are exclusively within the province of the
loird ,
The power to elect the superintendent
, lso vestt the board with general control
if the whole system. Beyond that it la
unsafe to go without incuriing the risk
f demoralizing the aohcola by the do
itrnotlou ot discipline.
Wo lay this much booauao wo are anx-
ons to have the schools of Omaha rank
with the bsst in the laud. This can nevtr
bo nntll all barnao'.oj are dispensed with ,
and the whole responsibility for teachers ,
mothods.and discipline la placed upon the
of the superintendent.
IT gives na great pleasure to know thai
the democrats of Webster county unani
mously ondoraa Mr. Prltohett for United
States district attornay. This is the
more gratifying because only two demo
crats in that county know Mr. Prltohett
personally. Ono of those 10 a Jim Laird
democrat and rillroad attorney , and the
other is the editor of the Helmet , who
hat been Imported by Dr. Millar and on
donea anybody whom the doctor recom
mends.
"IKE" STEPHKNSON , the newly olostei
congressman from the Ninlb Wisconsin
district , lus an ambition to chlno In
society at ( ha national capital dniing the
coming winter. Hi cays he Is willing to
don the rogalatlon swallow-tall coat and
white kid gloves , but ho will bo blanked
If he will atop eating pie with his Vnlfo
at the line mutt bo drawn somewhere ,
ONE of the groatsst attractions at th
Moberly ( Uo. ) fair was a man 110 yoare
eld , The mmagera of tbo Omaha ex.
position should have had on exhibition
eoma of our uioss-backi , whoso ages arc
said to bo about three hundred year ? . As
relics of a past ago they would have
irovod a drawing card.
THE Union Pacific In not alone
n Its exacting , extravagant and dis
criminating ratoi for coal. The tame
complaint made by people ftt Sidney ,
North Platte and Plum Creek Is also
made on the line of the B. & M. west ol
Lincoln. 'Tho fael question will bo one
of the Important factors In the discussion
of railroad regulation.
A MISSOURUN , who lott an eye by the
premature explosion of a box of fireworks
during1 a domocratlo jubilation last fall
over the elostton of Cleveland , has sued
ho celebration committee for $20,000.
The committee ought to bo able to settle
ho ots3 by securing an office for the un
ortunato victim of the jubilation ,
SXAIW JOXT1NGS.
OAkd&lo wauls a fire extinguisher.
Adams county fair will commence the 22d.
Full orton it six years of ago , with a popu
lation of 037.
The Valentino signal station is now in
working order.
Tha German church at Western was dcdi
catod Sunday.
The Methodists nf Ponca have raised $2.100
to build their church ,
Ono farmer In Crawford county loat 82,030
worth of hoga by disease.
Capitalists o ( Seward hnvo organized n stock
company to atart a canning factory ,
A largo force of mon nro engaged In plant
ing RH malna in the streets of Fremont.
J. P. Ward of Ilnrlan , mourns the losa of
a team of horses appropriated by thieves.
The product of the Beatrice cannery this
fall la expected to reach half a million cans.
The now school building at Waterloo , thia
oiuntv , will bo ready for occupancy on the
21st.
Surveys rs of the Nebraska , Kansas &
Southwestern are expected to Hod Cloud this
week.
Flvo patriots have announced their readi
ness to take care cf the treasury of Burt
county.
The first through stock train from Chadron
to Missouri Valley made the lun of143 rnlloa
In eighteen hours. *
John Johnson , n Phclpa county former ,
shot a hole through hla hand in an attempt to
shoot a measly dog ,
Jj. R. Grifrgn , ono of the Union Pacific yard
men at Grand Is'nnd , bad three fingers
nipped off by bumpers.
The ho rap thlet who had boon operating ex
tensively in Holt crmnty , was chased in
Dakota and overhauled.
The Sarpv county fair was not a financial
surce > s , owing to bad weather. The society
is about $200 in the hole.
The saloon men of Mllford arogerulne tem
perance reformers , They contiibutod 81,000
to atart a fund ta bnlld water works.
Frank Black , charged with murder commit
ted in Sherman county , has been admitted to
bail at Sidney In the sum of $8,000.
F. Hemple baa been arrested at Chadron on
the charge of embezzling $74,00 of funda en
trusted to his care by parties at Junoeu , Wis.
Sam Kel , a Bopn < 5 washeeman , gathered in
93,000 in the business , sold out , nud started
for the flowery kingdom to enjoy his fortune.
The electric bag is the fashionable waltz at
Genoa. It is one of those quick , tnatchem
affairs , acclereated by the appearance of the
old man and the family dog.
The two borsothievos who escaped from
jail at St. Paul and locked In the deputy , had
not been heard from at last account. They
forgot to leave their address.
The body of the Turner boy , who was
drowned while , bathing In the Platte nt Fre
mont , August 2St' was discDvcrod Thursday
'
half a rnilo bolow'the bridge.
Roper , tbo victim of Kimbrough'd mad ven
geance , i * now In North Bend brought up
from baundero county , it ia feared , to die.
Klmbrough is in jail In Wahoo ,
Stephen Myers caught a bull-frog weighing
nine and it half pcucda , at Cedar RipicU.
This is believed to l the biggest warbler ever
caught on the banks of the Cedar or anywhere
else.
Samuel B. Shafer , of Hebron , ii suffering
from a complete fracture of tha right elbow ,
a backward dislocation of the tlbotv and frac
ture ol the inner condyle. all caused by a fall
trom a horse.
Two delinquents jumped a board bill at the
Morris house , Grand Inland. The irate land
lord followed thorn to Hastings to collect the
bill , and was soundly thumped by the beats
and their friends.
A shortage of about $1 000 hai been discov
ered ia the accounts of the Cedar Rapids post-
offica. A new deputy postmaster has been
sworn In to take charga of the office , pending
an examination of the books.
The citizens of tha lively town of Central
City , aroused by their recent fire , have just
made a movement toward organizing a fire
department. The city will vote on a S3.000
band proposition to purchase apparatus.
At Fremont , Boo Witherspoon has bet $25
witb U. Oook that It will rain fourteen of the
coming day a of September , beginning with
the Utl ) . One of the conditions of the wager
Is that hath parties ore barred from praying.
Mrs , Emma Lvnn , the divorced wife of L.
W. Lynn , made an ineffectual attempt at
suicide at Burlington , Wednesday. She die-
charged a pistol directly in tha region of her
heart , but the ball was defected by n corset
steel ,
Fivn roen _ and two boys' started out from
Fulla City with a cargo of whisky bait tor a
fiahinK excursion. Bill Moore stuck to tne
bill till his atomich revolted and death came
to hia relief , lie did not know the biitwas
loaded ,
ES.SergeantL. D. Brainard , of the famous
Grecley Arctio expedition , and who haa bean
nearer the north pole than any other living
person , is visiting hia frlenda at their country
lomo in Saunddrs county , n few miles from
Fremont.
A test well waa sunk by tha waterworks
commutes of Fmnont last week , and an
abundant tupply of soft water was struck at a
depth ot forty-tivQ feet. George Morgan , of
Chicago , waa awarded the contract to draft
ilany and specifications , to be completed in
ourtoen days.
Two glib-lounged evangelists who have
jeoa lecturing the people of Humboldt on
their wickedness , were' dosed with decayed
eggs on a street csmer by unknown parties ,
The fljffron etrlped evargels shed their cloth
ng and departed in frcsUecoi garments for
other cllini.8 ,
Fred Lyon ol Lyman , crossed tbo Missouri
ind plunveJ into tha fatcinating beer holes <
Sioux City. After several stimulating rounds
tie brought up la a coon dive with a muscular
tomato behind the bar Hero the picnic
ended , F/ed stroked the beer jerker'd kinks
tha w/oug way , and waa promptly lampooned
with nn ice pick , a faucet and a tongue on
wheel * . Ho ran for the other shore ,
The Plattemoutb Journal fathers thla an
cient chestnut : "A German went Into a res
taurant at Ojnalia tlio other dtty , and a he
took hla ssat an Irish waiter came up and
bowed polittly. "Wie KI hit ! " eaid the Gar.
man a ) < o boning politely. "Wheat cake ? , '
shouted the waiter rnutatdrg the salutation
fit an order , "Neln , neiii ? " said the Gmnan.
'NineI" said the waiter. "You'll us lucky if
you got three. " f , (
Abram Wooi ) , hailing from tha state ol
Torn Headrloku Is laid up at McOook with
two tevera knife stabs in tha Vicinity of tha
heart. Woods'staterrimts are contradictory ,
nod th < doctors think ha attempted eulclde.
Ono of the statements elicited from him was
that be was itrdllogj&long tha bank of the
rivtr. a.bout a half a mlle east of town , when ,
ju t utter dark , ho wa attacked by t o men ,
who bUbbocl and robbed him ,
There were comlgned to and received in
Urtn4 Inland over the Union I'tcifln during
the month of August , in car load lot * , 022 cars
uf Irdght , ol which nuiouut 390 caia were
strictly commucial freight , and during tlit
same period nf time there were shipped iron
Grind Iiland , 211 care of freight In car Irad
lota , of which amount 18G earn were of tbe
atrlctly rxiinrnetcial claia. Besides tbis there
were 1(3 ( out of c l received , These figure *
' i Mn "lyi
do not Icclnde traffic on the Burlington & Mis
sonri , which amounts to contiderAole.
Tha managers of the Sarpy county fair nra
making extensive preparation * for tha anna'
exhibit to bo held at PflpilHon on thft 23d
24th and 25th of this month. Last season tin
rain spoiled A tpleudld exhibit nttl rendered
financial tucccsa Impossible. Thla year every
effort will be made to recover lost ground and
make an exhibition worthy of sonerous pat
ronage. Senator Vnn Wyck will deliver an
address the first d y of the fair.
A mysterious nnd fatal shooting affair
cither accidental or suicidal , occurred at tin
Dsloit aettlemxnt in Antolona county re
cently , Frank Hart , a man of 22. was fount
dead near his father's house , with a bullet
through his heart. It Is not abrolntely certain
whether his death waa the result of an acci
dent or a case of suicide. The latter thocr/
baa nothing to support it except the apparent
difficulty of the injury being received In the
manner or part of the body in which it w <
from tha accidental dtschargo of the gun. To
have boon an accident the deceased must have
slipped and tha gun struck eomothtng severa
feet away , ai it wonld hava been almost Im
possible for the gun to have baon discharged
while lu his hands nnd have the ball strike
immediately over the heart nnd go straight In
Mrs. Solly Mallory , a lady 102 yoara old
and the owner of n herm stead in Brown
county , waa in Fremont loot week. Tim Til-
bnnosays she waa born March 15,1763 , a
Washington , Obenhlro county , N. U. She
waa married In 1820 to Banajou Mallory , who
riled In 1653 ot the ago of a llttlo over 03 years.
Her husband nag much older than herself am
waa an orderly on Gen. Washington's sUfl in
tha revolutionary war. Ho also eorvcx
In the war of 1812 , commanding n corps o
Canadian volunteers. Mrs. Mallory la thu
the widow of a hero In two wars who f ough
his last fight seventy-tbroo years ngo , Unti
two yeara ego rha drew n revolutionary ron-
slon of $3 per month , but in thn winter o
1883-84 the attention of Senator Van Wyck
wni called to her case nnd ho nt once made an
elcquent plea in the United States sonnto to
have an Increased pension granted , which hn
been done , nnd she now draws $30 per month
from the bounty of Undo Sam , Mrs , Mal
lory has never been sick in her life , walks
with comparative ease , is only n trifle hud o
lioirlng and can readily thread a needle with
out her gla < aca. She came to Nebraska In
1870 with her adopted son , Mr. Squires , to
"grow up with the country. "
A. Ffrst-Ulnas Fnrco.
Blair Republican.
The railway coaimleslonora or state
pleasure excursion , consisting of Messrs
Gern , Oowdry and Bnschow , made a visit
to Blair , ostensibly to enquire into the
circumstances of the late collision and ac
cidents , but really with no very doQnlto
object except to wear oat time and dr
pay. The ccmts will attend to nuch on
Investigation much moro effectually than
nny such commUslon. If the gentlemen
composing that "Punch and luiy
Shotr" wonld snmmon some of the
leading merchants and shippers of this
connty to meet them in a comparison acd
dltcusalon of freight rateo , wo could
promise thorn Items of interest , not rare ,
bat interesting enough to stir the feel-
In ? ] of such galvanized monopolists as
Editor Gero and his associates In glory
and clover. But wo understand per
fectly well that "discriminations" are
not the kind of grist to bring to that mill.
What his that accident to do with pro
moling the cquitiblo relations of onr
railroads to their patrons ? Haa any ono
neon anything as yet to convince them
that tint commits'.on la not a firot-clata
farcfc ?
Genornl Mortovr 1 hanks His SUIT.
General Morrow , U , S A. , who ccm
manded the camp of ex-todiers ! and sail
ors at Beatrice , paEEed through Omaha
Saturday , on his way back to Foit Sid
ney. To 'a reporter of THE BBK the g n
cral expreetcd himself as greatly delight' '
ed with tbo cnthrjBlas'io and soldierly
v y In which the old soldiers conducted
theiESjlvee , and he praised the people of
Bratslcs for their bcepitality and liberal
ity. The general waa warm in hla ex
pression of admiration of Major Rowlos ,
of L'gtt Battery , D , Fifth ArtLUry.
The major , as General Morropr expressed
t , is EH arc'cnt grand army man , and a
thorough ooldfcr. His uutlrlog endeav
ors , by drill of his splendid battery , did
moro than anything else to make the Be-
itrica reunion a great succors. General
Morrow desired THE BER through its col
umns , tn give expression of his thanks to
Dr. W. M. Stone , of Wahoo , for hla
Zialoua and Intelligent support ; , and ta
Captains Alice , Burmoatcr and Jones , of
Dmaha , and to Major Boyle , Captain Ep-
tein and Lieutenant Dunnon , of tha
army , for actlvo and Intelligent co-opera-
Ion. The general intends issuing a gen
eral order to the Grand Army of .Nebras
ka expressing his thanks by name to the
lontlemoti who rendered him sarvices at
Jeatrlco ,
Slio Stole a Watch.
Sidia MoBrldo , the notorlom , Ii again
onfi cod in tbo city jail , this time on the
barge of storing a watch from Henry
Wilson , who was her convivial com-
i&uton. Sadlo wai arrested Saturday
light for being drunk and disorderly.
She wanted to bo released , and offered to
iut up a watch as security for herappoar-
inco this morning , The jailor took the
Witch , bat failed to lot ner go , Liter
Wilcon complained to the police that ho
lad brcri robbed of his watch , and rccng
nized Sicis : as the ono who took it and
also identified the watch. The charge-
against the woman was changed to lar
ceny , and she will have a hearing before
Judge S ooberg this morning.
Sadlo MoBrldo has not spent a u'ght
ont of jail now in some tirno. She was
released from the county prison Situr Jay
morning , where she had bson serving a
oa dnyb' sonttiijo only to bs oonfmod
rgiia nt night. Previous to her Itut sen
tence she hid served three short tormj in
[ ill consecutively , being released in the
morning aiid arrested again before the
next day. Wilson , the man who was
robbot ) , is a blacksmith In the Union
Pacific shops , and has a wife and ohll-
dren. He h s boon on u protracted spree ,
and spent two nights In j ill last wouk.
Ho Will Recover.
A telegram has been receive 1 at
Union Pacific headquarters from Mrs.
Galnet , of Vioa Villa , Oal. , wife of the
old man who bai snakes in his boots ,
and Is now lying at Bt. Josrph's ho pltal
suffering the consequences of having
jamped from a Union Pacific p senger
train when it was running at the rate ol
forty miles an hour. Mrs. Gulnot says
that she hes no money and no moans ol
getting any to comu after or send for lur
busbind. She asks to bo notified of hit
condition , and would also like to have
the railroad company send him borne
Guioet was much better yesterday , and
the physician attending him thinks that
ho v ill recover ,
Licensed to Wed ,
Jadgo MoCul'ouh ' , of the county ooart
boused the following marriage licenses
daring the past week ;
rtBfntnn IL DaksnonS3 ; SadU D-iviX 35.
William Gibson , 30 ; Aunlo Ca sirly. 1 ! ? .
Conrad W JIackman , 27s Llsetta J Piper ,
22 Chas II Buck , 21 ; Lf ono Surby. 20.
Andrew A Polln , f8 , Emma A Larson , 23.
.Edward b' Trapp , 2l ( Anuin Mtz , 21.
.Tamed Capper , SO ; Nancy K UOMOD , IS
Jfeimm tJcok , 2i ! Catlieilna 1'ieper , 17.
John V Hansel 23j Annie .rernen , 21.
Gotfrled WeMphulen , 22 ; May PJowbeek ,
20 Alf B Slater. SO ; Gertrude Rice , 18 ,
.fchn W McGee , 21 ; Margaret Carey , 20.
Jmeph Wavrln , 25 ; blanchn llor18. .
Joseph Koubic , 27) ) Maria Vjerwva , 23.
, ARMY MATTIES ,
The nillltftty Encampment t FJno
TVyomlnR The Ulllo
Com oat.
OAMP 0. 0. HOWAUD , PINK
Wyo. , Sept. 2. The ptogra'mme orlgl
nallr dollgnatod for this week was i light
ly disarranged by the stormy weather o ;
Monday , bat othorwlso proceeded In the
order Isld down , Whllo the white cm
vas tents remained to designate the cam ]
the battalion has marched oat each da ]
equipped with their arms , their shelto
tents and their haversacks , containing a
meal , to execute the evolutions for the
day , all of which have been meat satle
faotorlly executed nnd presented a vor ;
pleating sight to wltnots , There ha
been no break in the peace and harmony
of the camp , and even the coir
boys have roa trained their rostlvo spirit
and though they generally come nroncc
to vlorr the parades , have made no hoi til
demonstrations. The soldiers vitit their
fr lends of the "Gormanta , " who dispenses
beer nud lunch , bnt the hilarity of lili
viands lends not to the guard houao , one
the prim sentry has no prisoner to divide
his attention from thogrtz'ng ' mnler.
Wo expect the paymaster soon to re
plenish onr pockets , which are voiy
scantily supplied at present with tbo
requisite inducements to make our "Get
rcnuia" fiiend pasi the foaming beer
over the counter and quench the thlrs
Induced by six or eight hours absence on
drill. The weather i very cold at nigh
nud being limited for fuel , as soon alter
dusk as our fires go oil- * , the soldier hleo
himself to his tent and wrapping his mar
tlal coat and hi ) fovr blankets arounc
him , lies down to such slumber as lirtc
nature and the old allows. With dif
ferent tents and a few camp stoves wo
might have been moro comfortable oven
in the coldest or wettest weathor. Nex
week wo shall conclude the balance ol
onr autumn manoeuvres and then march
back to our respeottvo posts for winter
quarters unless rcqulroi to guard the
"Heathen Ghnoi ! > " or Interview the
marauding Indians. , HOWAUD ,
THE HIFLE CONTEST.
Col. Henry , inspector of the rlb !
practice , has returned from Fort Snclllng.
Ho lo satisfied with the work done by
the Platte team , considering the fact
the mon had to shoot on ground unknown
to them , and from a change of climate ,
nufforod much from cold. Last year the
Dakota toim , which now only ranks the
Platto. failed at Fort Lavenworth to get
a slngln man In the team , Lieut. Goodin ,
Seventh infantry , won the Robertson
medil , given at Fort Snolllng , and ranch
coveted on account of its great bauty.
Sergt. Mayo , of the Seventh Infantry ,
won the Kansas City Times' medal , and
Sergts. Weeks nnd Pedorjon , of tbo
Fifth and Seventh infantry , the U. S.
medals. So the team ara content , and
feel that if Dakota came hero matters
wonld bo reversed. "While at Chicago
Col. Henry called on Gen. Schofiold , and
ImpreiEod him with the Importance of
having a range at Ohlcigo , where all the
teams from the different departments
could come and compete on equal terms.
The following is thototal rorjlt of four
days' shooting :
Pvt Ehoenfrled , 18ih inft , dept of Mo. . . . 532
Sgt Stevena , 7tb inf : , dept of Platte . 521
LtSagD , 6th inft , dept of IJnk . 592
LS Hundforth , 5th Inft , dept of Date . 405
Sgt Pedersen , 7th iuf t , dapt of Plaits . 195
Sgt Crawford. 19 h Inf t , dept of T8raa..49L
Pvt Ceorpr * . 25th inf t , dept of Dik . 180
Lt Ball , 7th cav. dept of Dak . 482
Dt Avery , 3i inft , dapt of Dak . 48)
Sgt Morriaon , Gth cav , dept of Ma . ,479
S.t . King , 20th inft , dept of Dk . 474
Lt Terry , 0h : inft , dapt of Platte . 474
SfrtWee , bth Inft dept of Platta . 473
Corp Preston , 25ih inlt , dept of Mo . 472
Sgt Marti , 3J inft , dept of Dik . 4GI
Sgt Smlon , Gh cav , depto ! Mo . 463
jt Goodin , 7th inf f , dept of Platte , . 400
Sgt Z jbel , 3d Inft , dept of Dak . 455
Pvt rooaey , 5th inft , dept of Dik . 41 > 3
Bgt. Clyde , 7th cav , doptof Dak. . 452
ARMV NOTES.
Gan. Howard and his party are
expected iinro about to-morrow morning.
Msjor and Mrs. Miles have returned
rom Fort Saelllng and are at Col.
lonry's.
A Fine Display.
Mr. B. M. Taylor , a gentleman si op
ting at the Oozzans home has with him a
ino collection of corn , oats , alfalfa , etc. ,
grown near Starling , Col. Ho came
lero intending to make aa exhibition at
he fair , bat belnj unable to make necoa :
ary arrangements will go ts the Lincoln
ir.
fThe corn which ho has oolsciod at ran-
lorn from hla field Ii eight feat high ,
well proportioned and heavily laden with
are. It was grown on land about five
miles from Sterling and without the aid
of irrigation. The oat ] are ling and
leavy-boarlng , and como from a crop
> h'ldli > n sixty bashols to tha acre this ,
oo , without Irngatlon. Mr. Taylor's
specimens of alfelta nro very
fine , and although grown of third
crop , in bat twenty-four days , are three
or four feet In height , Thla Mr. Taylor
SB js furnishca as good n focd for cattle
and homes aa Iny , and Is a's ' } a fattening
cubatncco for hogs. It grows much moro
readily than ha ; and costs a trifle moro
Thu land on whiih theao crops wcro
; rovra without irr'gitton ' Is tittntod near
Sterling , and Is of the richest character
possible. Tbero are about 50,000 acres
most of it government land ) which are
) elng rapidly1 taken up. Of course this
; raot is provided with irrigation ditches ,
ant last year the rainfall wns so plentiful
; hat they lay in disuse. Mr , Taylor Is
very enthusiastic over ihia section of Col
orado , nud thinks that It Is the ' 'finest
country on earth.1
A Great Affair ,
Capt , J , S. Wood -was at his post oF
duly Saturday having returned from the
Beatrice Grand Army reunion. With all
other * who luvo returned , ho reports the
rei nlon % great scosess , the grandest
gaihprli of Mar veterans over held in
> la ( | ti.i. He thluke , ho rover , that the
reUi.Ioi ought to have been held ut a
poiut inrther north , a miny of thu vet
erans of the North Platte rrglon failed
to put In nn appouauco on ccgount of the
dlstsnco of the puint of gathering. The
pr'gremmcB carried out fram day to day
were cmthuslaitloklly received. Dirrtug
the sudden death nf ono of the comrades
in his tent Wtdooiday night , nothing
bappecod to mar tlo pleasure of the
occasion ,
NntBHltulnti Knportcd ,
DEB MOINIH , la , , Beit. 12. Wildly oxas-
gerated report * have been sent out concerning
tbq financial mult ol ttu rectnt xhibitlou
uf the Iowa state fair , It is officially nn-
nnuccsd that the nrgrpgato teJeipta were
$2U01'JlGhlchwlilcuinuvrrynear plying
lUtttx enie . All award * of premium * will
ba p ld In full. Tbo society u very ttrong
tininclftily , having a Kowl-f'.ml ' pest egg in
tbe
Tlio Sllror Kins ,
Chichgo Herald.
The story ot John W. Maokop'a baying
the Nenr York Herald , or rather , a > the
original liar tnld , "taking it for debt , "
has boon appropriately srjtjolchod. That
wns perhaps the silliest cauntd of the
season. Right hero it ought to be said
that there Is moro nonsense written about
John Mnckoy than perhaps nny other
rich man in America. Mott cf the twad *
die about his wealth Is the veriest ro
mance. Ho ii In troth very rlob , richer
than almost any American who , without
thonld ofsoch ndvantigos as may oomo
from pttro chance , can over hope to be
come , bnt the fashion thot many have of
ranking Maokoy with the Monte Otlstcs
of the earth is nbiurd. There nro scores
of men in America richer than Mackoy ,
nnd who hawo their wealth better In
vested and moro In hand. The great
bonanzi firm reached the climax of Its
golden romance in 1876 Their stocks in
the bonanz mines were then worth per
haps $100,000,000. The mines In which
they had n controlling Interest were payIng -
Ing $2,000,000 n month , but thla wont
gradually down , and wont rapidly. That
firm , as n firm , never realized moro
than $300,000 a month profit , This was
enough to glvo romance to the silver cave ,
nnd U It hid hold out In treasure It would
no doubt have made Maokey , Flood ,
Fair and O'Brien the richest people on
the oarth's surface Bat It did not hold
out. O'Brien died In 1878 , while theio
stocks nero yet pay I tic ; dividends , nnd
while their market value was yet away
up. His stocks were disposed of at mar
ket r to , yet his whole cstata nettled up
bat § 9,000,000. Every bonanzk interest
tumbled after that. Its stocks , stamp
mills , wood and water Interests nnd all
went to the dogs. Maokoy , It Is well
known , had twlco what his other part-
nara had. Therefore , if ho had died in
pKco of O'Brien , at the tlmo tha latter
did , his cstato would have coma to $20-
000,000 or thoreobou'o. ' That was the
very climax of bonanzi wealth. Mr.
Mackoy never was richer than § 20,000-
000 on paper. Ho his been kuown as
the poorest investor of any of the bonan
zi firm. Ho never yet undo sr Invest
ment , except In government or state
bonds , which yielded a dollir of income.
All his rpeculativo Investments have como
to naught. Ho gives away v > ut sums ,
squanders other vast sums , nnd wo all
know what Mrs. Mnkoy accom
plishes in the way of expenditure.
Ono day , In front of the Nevada bank.
In Siri Francisco , Mr. Mickey road in a
paper hauiod to him an abuird statement
thvt Mra. Mackoy had oddred to bup the
Are do Trlompho , In Parl , for 2,000,000
francs. "You m y oay , " said John W. ,
in his broad North of Ireland accent ,
"that Mri. Mackoy Is no fool and neither
is John Mackoy. That is a dom Ho sor.
An' you may say , mon , that if John
Mackey was fool enough to pay for that
arch or any other arch , begad , ser , ho
bo don't know where In h the money's
oomln from. They've bled mo , ser , llko
a lot of wolvcR. They say Mrs. Mackey
has spent a half-million a year In Europe.
It's a dom lie , sor. She lives llko a
lady , and I want her to do so , bntbogad ,
$50,000 a year pays all her exponsBBballa
and all , for a whola year. Tno said the
other day she spent $50.000 on a single
ball to Grevy or somebody Gad knows
who ho Is but that Is a He , sor. She
don't spend $50,000 in a whole year In
Paris. Say that , will you , sot ? "
Mr. Mackoy was sincere in tbis. Mrs.
tfackey Is not near the spendthrift that
a nambar of romance writers try to make
lor out. Yet John's ova admission that
ler expenditures wera $50,000 a year , or
hereabouts , is enough to make worker B
; rowl and people of am til means to
weop. Fifty thousand a year to Idle
away I Just for a woman and a woman's
irldel A woman , daughter i f a barber
a barber in Djtvnlovillo , Oil. , In 1850 ,
now "Col.'M. H HungjrforJ , of the
3oulovard dos Mileaharbes the knleht-
y father-in-law of the great''American
Hldas , " as tha French love ti oa'l '
Hackoy. After all. it Is a stupendous
oko. And tie Prlno ) T.-lfiunar of
: taly , who married tin youngoit of the
barber's daughter * , and tha Prlnca Oal-
onna , heir of thogroates ; hoaso of lUly ,
who married Maokey's stop-daughter
tier father' was a pier llttlo druggist In a
mining camp In Nevada City. Could any
rough or vigorous romance ever find sach
sxpretp.Icn ?
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