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; o TJ-OIS OMAHA DAILY BEE , MONIMYrSBPTIDMRER 28 , 18fi5-TWELYE PAG-ES.
ONDAY MOUMNfi , SEPTUM BUR 28.
OrriCZt Mo. 12 I'carl Street.
lUHvereil liy carrier In uny iwrt or the city flt
wonty opnt i or ucek ,
J. W. TH.TO.V , - - - Manager.
MINOR MENTION ,
New Jerseys nt tltc Peoples' Store.
Keller , ntprdinnl tailor , for line goods.
Sco the new cloaks l the Peoples'
nunen e bargains in cloaks .it Kiae-
man , Itodda & CoV.
Kiseman , Uoddii & Co's Peoples' Store
la tin' only coiniilctostori ) in the west.
Cnll nL the Peoples' ' Store iintl f-cp the
' ( special bargains dlVorod for tliU week ,
AlU'iui Hi" gceat cloak , ale atEiseman ,
Koddaitl'o's Peoples' Store this \vcok.
Tim Acme club of young Indies arc to
Rive a social in Demi's hall noM Friday
Additional lines of droMffoodsreceived
every day at great bargains nt the Peo-
Sam. Ford has % old out Ids business
lioro and expects to start soon on n visit
to his old homo in Maine.
There wore in the police station yester
day throe plain drunks , who will be dis
posed of in court this morning.
Jliln. is to appear at the opera hoii < ; c
to-morrow evening in Uidielieti , and on
Wednesday evening in Macbeth ,
The Athletics have returned from
Fremont , rather crest fallen , having
been defeated in three games by a total
of 74 to 21 ,
The pity council is to meet at ! > o'clock
this afternoon to consider the Vincent
contract , and the now sewer ditch ini-
The new special delivery stamps will
be put on sale at the postofliuc here to
day , so that the service may bo in full
ell net on the first.
John Reno & Co. have received from
the cast the counters for their new stores ,
and jiH > t as soon a.s tli eyean get tixcd up
will open lip iin'andg shape.
Services of special interest were held
In the Uaptist church yesterday , Iliey be
ing of it "harvest home" nature. The
church was handsomely decorated.
The breaking down of a freight car
near Villisca was the cause of the Chica
go , Burlington & Quincy incoming pas
senger tram being late yesterday morn
Snyder & Lcamnn , of the commission
house , next door neighbors to the Ijnc ,
were on the jump Saturday , liesides
other businiiss they received seven car
loads of Hour.
Now is your time for getting prepared
for winter. Coul stoves and oilier need
fuls can be secured at A. ,1. Mamlel's ,
No. 323 Broadway , at remarkably low
* William Lewis , the hack and baggage
man , has just lost one of his best horses ,
in fa6t one of the best hack horses in the
west. Inflammation of the lungs is the
supposed cause of death. The animal
was valued at $200 ;
The Union 1'iioifio lias bought of Mrs.
Ballard eighty-throe acres of land just
north of the present "dump , " wlucli
gives confirmation to the statement that
tlio bridge plan is not merely one on
paper , but \yill be put through to practi
Dr. Palmer , belter known as "Lone
Wolf , " has been away for some time
attending to- business out on the road ,
but will remain in the city to-day and
to-morrow , and can be found by the suf
fering ones at the medical institute which
bears his name ,
A team attached to a farm wagon , and
owned by Mr. Johnson , who lives near
the . institution for the deaf and dumb ,
took a lively run up Main street yesler-
, day morning and colliding with a tree at
Bayliss park became divorced from the
wngon , making something of a wreck of
The mayor raises a great howl about
patronizing homo institutions , but when
it comes to patronizing-a bug-pipe until
an early hour Sunday morning tliat
ficems as if he really thought a good
deal , after nil , of foreign institutions.
Perhaps it is because it is a wind instru
ment. The mayor is great on wind.
Postmaster Armour has appointed as
special delivery carriers , Ben Webber ,
John Jleider and Fred Hongland. In
milking the selections it appears that be
sides considering the qualilicalions of
the applicants , their personal needs have
been also taken into account , and the
employment given to boys who are so
situated that they really need the help.
J. H. Davidson has settled up with his
creditor * ) , one hundred cents on the
dollar , and is still able to hold intact his
real estate'interests here. The closing
out of his business and his settling
squarely and fully has been a great sac-
rilico , but he is able to look the world
squarely in the face , and is now watch
ing anil waiting for some good oppor
tunity to engage in some other line of
business hero , intending to make Council
Bluffs his home.
Io You Smoke ?
3f you want to see the finest showing of
genuine meerschaum goods ever brought
into this city , -drop in at T ! ) / King &
j ivv * * tj - * * j * ( i - ' * " "n
Co's opening to-day , No. Mil Uroadway.
( ' " I A great variety of line pipes , cigar hold
ers tind smokers' articles , rfcw goods ,
Fall niul winter clothing to order.
Norciio & Landbtrom , s05 ! Main slrcct.
Grand Hat Carnival.
Tim Woman's exchange .will hold a
hut carnival , Wednesday night , October
7 , at the skating rink , during tlio exposi
tion. To Uie lady wearing tlio most origInal -
Inal hat ( or bonnet ) , Eisenian , Kodda &
Co. kindly offer a line Kussian leather
traveling bag. To the successful gentle
man MeteallUros. olFer u present of an
elegant silk hat. These linns will dis
play thciriH-cscutsintheirshow windows ,
It will be loft to live judges ( three ladles
and two gentlemen ) , to occltlo who are
deserving of tho'prizes. . Let everyone
put on his "thinking cup" immediately ,
and plan to wear tv comie or novel hat
on this occasion. The Judges will be an
nounced later. There is but little more
than a week to design your hats , so do
not delay. Exerciin your Ingenuity , and
do not bo particular about the beauty of
your head-dress , but let it bo novel.
Substantial abstracts of title nnd real
eatatu loans , J. W. & E. L. Squire , 103
"Tcnr ! strcol.
" If you wish to make legitimately from
Ton to Fifty dollars per day write to
Judd ! x Smith , No. U4 Fourth street ,
Council IMnlls ,
The Coining Trent.
illU UUWIIUW * M ! ! - ' * * ! * " V H
ward.-Cainden [ ( N. J. ) Daily Post.
Without question the McGibony fami y
Is the best troupe thatevcr favored Wash ,
ington with a visit , From the tirst piece
lo the last , whether by parents or chil
dren , the wholii audience was entranced
-.JWashitifiton Daily Keimblican.
- T.lln 4VlSIBUl4Uil9Utl' Ul \ " CU
THE DEMOCRATIC DELEGATES
Ehe I'nJk ' Abotit Who Will U What on the
0 ain | Ctonniy Ticket ,
AM Outlook n ( tlie 1'roapceHvp Xoinl-
ncp Tliosc ol * t'lio Uiitei'Htloil '
Who nrcVtiiiiiK to Kill
The democrats held their' ' caucuses
Sntmdny evening to select delegates to
the county convention which meets
here to-morrow. The following is the
O. II. Jackson , chairman , and 11. N.
Whittlcscy , secretary.
Delegates 0. A. Holmes , ( Jeorge. II.
Jackson. John Under , Hobert HainVil \ -
liam Nobles , II , C. Oliver , Conrad Gclsc ,
Committeeinan F. M. Hunter.
William Groncweg , chairman , and Ira
Hendricks , secretary.
Delegates Win. ( Jroneweg , J. L. Tern-
pleton , Wm. Lie.y : , J. F. llendricks-- . F.
Kohror , E. H. Mates. Win. Malotiey , J.
y. Mikesell , W. I ) . Hat-din , ( Jco. Graves ,
N. Schur/ .
Commiltecman M. F. Iiohrcr.
Tlllltl ) WAItl ) .
John Dohnny , chairman.
Delegates John ( ircen , D. F. Kieher ,
A , C. Graham , Ed Hrilton , John Dohany ,
II. Eiscmau , John Ilnntington.
Commiltcoman A. C. Graham.
rontrii w.\m > .
John Sehontgcn , chairman ; J. J. Frai-
ney , secretiiry
Deli-gales W. II. M. Piwy , James
From teleplioiiie specials to tin ; Uin : it
i.s li'urncil thutlhorc was quilo ; i stnigs'o '
in tlio caucus til Ni'ohi , butAhiyor Lovt-ll ,
who wants llionpmlnnlioii , lor shcrilV ,
came oil' victorious , ami was given the
privilege lo nnino his o\vn \ ilclcgalos , the
lollowiiig beim ; .seii-ctiKl : II. Fcmli'l ,
.1. \\titkius , UA. . Foley ami Albert
At Norwall ; , J. Amy , A. Kloppiug aiul
John Downs were chosen as doh'mtles.
.Alimlcn has chosi'ii Dr. J. M. Wylitnil ,
AVillinm Spear's ' , , J4 A. Dresser ami
'I'hi ) air is lull of Hying rumors as to
what will be Ihe outcome of Hie conven
tion. The democrats realize that Iho re
publicans have put up due of the strong
est tickels ever framed in Ihis county ,
ami yet on accomiL of lhe prohibitory
queblion , Iliey feel that this is a good
year in which to siiati-h a victory , es
pecially on the legislative ticket. For
representatives it is generally thought
they will nominate Col. Keatloy ami
Mayor Dietrich , of Avoca. It is umlcr-
slooil that W. II. Ware has some ambi
tion in that direction , but probably more
ambition than strength. Some ot G. A.
llolmeV friends are urging hisnamc with
Two names are prominent for county
treasurer , . John I'lummt'i' and M. F.
Kohrcr. For county auditor the name
of Mr. Gallagher , a young man who was
defeated by Street In : v nice for county
cleric , has been mentioned , but there
seems litllo lalk about lliis place on the
ticket , it being considered a forlorn hope
lo defeat Kirklaml.
Tin : nomination for sheriff worries thn
dimioeratio niind greatly. The republi
cans having nominated Phil. Armour ,
it behooves the democracy to put iU bc-st
man forward , if they expect to make any
sort of a allowing in the race. There
seems to bo a general di' < ire to have
Perry Heel run , but it U said to be doubt
ful whi'thcr he will do .so , unless faoine
.such unanimous and urgent demand i.s
made upon him as was made in Ihe re
publican convention on Col. Sapp. His
personal pret'erri'iiocs tire agaiiti-t it , but
many in the parly feel that ho. mn-st ac-
eept. lli.'niy , of Avoca , is .said lo be anx
ious to make the race and has.sonic Mromr
support. Mayor Lovell , of Neola , will
conie. into tlio convention with M vi-ral
tructed delegations from that vk-it.ity.
C. Wesley of thi.s city , is by no means oitt
of Ihe Hold either , and lia.s been working
zealously. t7. A. Churchill is looked on
as a ilaru liorse , and potiiiblu winner.
The nominations for Mipcrvi.iors have
not been talked over much in the city.
Tlio name of Sam Underwood lias been
given many favorable comments among
Ihe cily democrats , as lie han always
shown much interest in Council KIiills ,
mill his : not fought the city as .MHHC
For coroner , Henry Faul , who has held
thai otliec before , is liable to be placed
on the ticket.
Ills Fourth Attempt to Uol tlie I/uinl-
laily of a lloiiriliiiAHouse. .
The boarding house of Mrs. Anderfon , .
No. 15 north Main street , was visited
again by u burglar Saturday night , or
rather early yesterday morning. She
was awakened between 1 and ! i o'clock ,
and l > y the light of the moon discovered I
u man at Ihe foot of her bed , ovidenlly
hunting through her clothing for money.
As she raised up in bed , he dropped down
on the lloor , 'trying to get out of
sight , but she gralibed him by
the arm , and tried io hold him until she
could get help , but lie broke from her
grasp and hurried on' . Examination
hiiowed ho had gained an entrance
through a window , lirt > t cutting the wire
.screen with his knife , which wa * found
holding the window up. He took with
him innis Might a clock , which Mrs. An
derson had lately purchased of Hurliorn ,
thi ) jeweler. The man was colored , and
lie was heard from tin early hour-yester
day morning trying to will or pawn the
clock. His pocket Kiiifo is in the posses
sion of the officers , and with these clues ,
ithcems that the police should be able to
boon get him in custody.
Mrs. Anderson is quite certain that slut
would bo able lo identify the man if she
would sen him , for he has visited the place
on three previous occasions , or at least
there Imvo been four such burglarious at
tempts within IheQp-.i.st three months ,
and ns this colored man has been seen
oil two of the occjisious , he .is naturally
thought to have been guilty of all.
The tirst time , a poeketbookeonUiining
Ihrco dollars was taken from the dress .
pocket of Mrs. Anderson. The next
time , nn ttttunipt was made to force open <
the cigar case in the nubile dining-room.
A short time ago a tlnrd risit was made ,
and on Ihis occsiaion the girl's room was
visited , and she was awakened , nnd dis
covered u colored man feeling under her
nillow , doubtless expecting to llnti her
money hidden there. She screamed ,
and he run out. Npw conies the fourth
attempt , nnd by a mau answering , the
same description. Mrs. Anderson is a
widow Indy , living alone , and as she is
supposed to take in more or less money
from her boarders , especially Saturday
will not be able to bother her.-raore . , for a
time at least.
CLOSING. THE TEEM , *
Tlio Snprenlo.Court llcuders a Batch
ofLiCKiil Decisions unil JtjU
The supreme court of the rJjji
iic i > op in KPSKlnnhnrn the ; ? ? ?
Hffore adjourning , the following decisT
ioni were rendered :
( loo. I. Hpdwell and A. K. Orconlco ,
niipollanlf , vs. John Grplmrtj from \Vnp-
olio circuit court , Alllrtncd.
W. II. Meadows vs. Iho Huwkoyo In-
Fiiranep company , appellant ; from lthi -
gold district coin t. Allirmed.
Stnto of Iowa vs. Alex Wallace ot nl. ,
appellant ; from Hucliantui district court.
Thomas Chrlstv , nppellnnt , vs. II. A.
Whitmore ; from Van Htiren circuit court.
An notion of mandamus to compel the
defendant , who is n township trustee , to
itce certain real estate as a public ceme
tery. Tlie pelilion MI\S dismissed anil
Martha U. Allison , vs. H. O. Oraham ct
al. , appellants ; from Madison circuit
Frank L. Pease ct til. , appellants , vs.
James II. Thompson ; from Jasper cir
cuit court. Hovel-sod *
J. S. llerriek vs. Abbio J. Musgrove ,
appellant ; from Powcshclk district court.
John McAndrew vs. the county of
Madison : from Madison district court.
E. H. Clnpp vs. A. M. Forrester , nppol-
ants ; from Polk ciircuit court. Ailirmcd.
Agnes Lane vs. John Lane , appellant ;
from Appaiioose circuit court. Hoversed.
Ewing , Jewell , ft Chandler vs. J. G.
Fohom ct al. , appellants ; from Polk
circuit court. Reversed.
P. P. Argcnsinger & Co. , appellant * , vs.
John Clint1 & Sons ; from Gutlirie Circuit
Lamps cheap at Homer's , S3 Main St.
I'rlze for Farmers.
A premium for the longest ear of corn
from this year's crop. For particulars
call on or address J. Y. Fuller , buyer ami
shipper of wheat , corn ami oats , No , 30
Pearl street , Council UhilVs.
Or Kvcti .Smaller.
[ Untie Index. )
Oh , a
ton of coal
is a wonderful
thing about like a
woman's kiss ; when you
luy ) it you think it very largo ,
you get it -
it looks like this.
y Time Table.
couxciii iir.ri'Ks ? .
The following mo tin' tlinos of tlin lu-rlvnl and
( Icpmturn ol ttiiins by contrul btntiiluid time , tit
the locil : ilupots. Trains luiivo ttniiiloi'ilopot ten
minutes eailiuriiul urrlvu ton minutes Inti'r :
DKI'AUT. .MtHIVi : .
CIIICAOO & TfOIITIIWKe-riaiN.
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a-'M p. M . r.xpix-5,3 , . yo.ri : > \ . M.
rincvoo & HOCK isr. VND.
n:2"i : A. M . Mull and lUpt ess . ( ! : . " ' i' . M.
7:15 : A. M . Vecomiimdntlonil"i : I' , v.
5UO : i' . M . Kxprots . OMM. .
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0:20 A. M . Muiliuiil i\ire : | - . iiMl' : . M.
3 : " " ) p. M . IXpiosa . 0:03 : A. M.
CHICAGO. IIC1II.I.VR1O.S & QCIJ > eV.
OM A. M . Mull mid Uxpriss . 7:10 : i' . M.
5:13 : p. M . Kxpros . ! MB A. M.
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KANSAS cm" . M' . .ion 4 coL'.NCti. tit.ui-rs.
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bUj : p. M . H.xpiosii . ii : " . " ) A. M. '
biiiux cnv s. I-ACIKIC.
7:10 : A. M . Miill for Plon.\ City . G-.0 : r. M.
7:5. " ) i' . M . Kxi-n s for t-'t. Pnttl . 0:25 : A. si.
11:1.1 : A. M . lpn\L'r ) i\pioss : . 4:1. : i' . M.
1:20 i' . M. . . Lincoln 1'iir.i. , Dm. to It. V.-J.r : : ! i' . si.
S-.a'i p. si . Ovothind l\p ! * < . 7:33 : \ . SI.
DUSISir TIIV1NS1C ) OMAHA.
I.c.ivo Council Illnils 7lK-S:0 : > Jsm-IOra-
11:4il u. in. I : : jUaiJtil:2l.1a5llS5 : : : : ! : ( 11:45
i ) . m. I.onvo Omitlm Cr : : > 7SI5 i.VJ : IDjua
11:15 n. in. 1S:5Uio : ; liW : 4:00 : 1:53 : 55 mid
11:10 : p. in.
Waves , Frizzes , Switches , Etc ,
H.VIll Dltl SlXQ ,
HAIR GOODS. "
Ilnnss cut I'ampudour , Lsmjrtry or OtliciSt > loa.
s. c. L. c.iM.im-n.
\ K'J Miiin St. , Council Illillls.
In Council Ultiirslmvliitf
Ami nil modern Imiirovcraent * , enll bolls , tire
aln i in bclN. flu. , Hilic
.CHESTON HOUSE !
MAX JIOHN , I'roprletnr.
K. .1. SWASSON. C. 1' . SWANSON
SWANSON MUSIC CO. ,
020 Ilioiulwny , Council IJliiirp.
Pianos and Organs
Sold , on 3s/rcn.tU.y ! :
All lilmls of repairing- nuibltiil InMruiiiunts
JACOB SIMS ,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Thorough Instruction on the Piano
rersoni desirous of rcccirlni ; Instruction _ ln
the nbovo will rloa&e call on or address
Prof. C. B. Lipfert ,
No 630 First Avenue , Council muffs , Iowa.
MRS. A. B. ROBERTS ,
Formerly pf Now York ,
FIRST CLASS DRESSMAKING
Cutting- and Fitting EttoblUbment.
No. M F rl puct , Council Bluffs , Iowa.
T1103. OWlCltn. M. W. IL rCSLT.
OFFICER & PUSEY ,
EARLY DAYS OP'KEW ' YORK ,
The Wonderful Glridsi 'oP ' the Metropolis ia
the Preset ( toatury.
Tlio CIiniiRCfi Wrdiiftlit l y Vlxoroun
- -Int cresting 1 tent In-
A centenarian died in a litlle Pennsyl
vania cily last Monday , says the New
York correspondent of the Philadelphia
Record , who Was born on a farm In the
limits ot this metropolis , a. little below
Union Square , ami who had used in the
war of 1812 the same musket that his
father had earned in 177(1 ( as a soldier at
the battles of Harlem Plains and Fort
Washington. This isa brief record of
100 years of life , but it carries the salient
periods of the .slory of our nation and
city. When this man Was born the future
metropolis had a population of but 23,000 ,
and was much smaller and much less
important than Philadelphia. The in
habited portion of the city reached only
to t ; Chambers street on Broadway , and
the latter thoroughfare was mainly occu
pied | , with small tranio dwellings. DritNh
troops t still occupied the barracks , wait
ing for the order lo leave , ami it was not
until the next 3car thai James Duaue , a
native-born citizen , who had returned to
his l ! farm at Gramerey Park , to liud his
house burned and his properly destroyed ,
was appointed major , and began to
restore order out of chaos.
MPW York was but the rubbish of a
luelropolis then. It was not until 17 ! > 0
that the first sidewalks of brick and
stone were laid on Broadway , and were
followed by the erection of lir.st-elas.s
residences. " The public gallows , signs of
il Christian community , stood on the
present 1 , City Hall park , appropriately
Hanked bv the. Bridewell and the alms-
house. The Collect pond , deep , clear ,
and , sparkling , llfty acres in extent a
miniature .sea in the .heart of the city
occupied ro the ground now covered by the
Tomws. with its neighborhood of crime
and misery. Its waters furnished food
for the angler , and were even said to be
inhabited by a strange sea monster ,
which had carried oil : i Ilcssian soldier
during the revolution. With the rejuve
nation of the city a company proposed to
buy tiii the lands about ( lie pond , and ,
preserving the waters in their primitive
condition , to lay out a portion of the
grounds as a public park , and realize a
profit from adjacent property. Want of
capital prevented the carrying out of a
plan which would have preserved an inland -
land sea in the heart of tfic city a naturI I
al feature shared by no rival. The boy I
who did his first lishing in these waters , I
who played in country roads all the way i
from that point to Jus ancestral farm at
Union Square , \\lio iawi-Washington , the
first president , a familiar figure on the
stroels , lived to hoar that ( lie homes of .
nearly three million people could be ccn !
from'the spire of "OJd ' 1 rinity , "and died
but last week. It is.a picture of progress
lh.it ought to be aa ins-piralion to every
man who owes hip birth or claim-'his
homo here. i i
A slrikinc featuroiofhousekeeping in
tlipncw metrojiolisis tlie growing mo
nopoly of certain liue.s of bu.-.ines.s. For
some time jiust hirg * di\y \ goods houses
have combined withi Uwir once dMine-
tive lino.s < > f gondo nrnrly overyllilng thai
is needed for the dloUiing or personal
ISP of women and ( Hiildrcn , smd to such
in c-vtcni thai retiiil dealnrs in fancy
oods or special lines have fi-lt compelled
.o close business , or to remove to remote ]
sections and depend upon the trade of [
the pojr. Now the small groucrymen
eouilain ] ) that the palatial grocery houses ,
which looks more like banks than gro
ceries , are taking away their traffic and
lef.v competition. From heavy meats to
line liquors the range of edibles extends
in quantities to suit all lasts and purges.
If there is a hardship here it is dillicult
to see how it is to be remedied. When
Ihe clerk meets a lady at the door , shows
her samples , receives her order , and
then has the good packed and delivered
without further trouble , buying becomes
so easy that il is a pleasure for the house
keeper to do her own marketing. The
Washington Market dealers complain
thai even their low prices cease to tempt
people to come down town to lay in their
weekly .store of provisions , as once was
tin1 custom ; but even they must eonccde
tiiat it is a pleasanter to make purchases
at a large and handsome establishment
One of those grocery palaces fronts con
spicuously on Central Park and Filth
avenue , and i.s felt to be an eye-sore by
adjacent owner * of property , but it is
we'll patroni/i'd by rich people , and. as
William M. Toed remarked once : "What
are you going to do about iiv"
Innovation goes still further and in
sists that the projected Fifth avenue horse
railway is an inevitable neees.sity. Poo-
pic wh'o live on the other avenues are
tickled with the idea of giving the
"nabobs' " a laste of. jingling bejls and
iron acks , but the residents are in wild
commotion over the proposition. To
have the horse cars making sweet music
in front of VandorbillV house would be
the realization of poctio revenge to the
Madison avenue dwc-ller.s , but for all that
it is a serious matter to surrender the
only street that remains lit for carriages ,
and which accommodates not merely the
avenue folks but those who live on the
side streets. . After the success which
has crowned "Jake" Sharpe's seizure ot
Uroadway for his horse cars it was
natural thai speculators should cost
envious eyes upon Fifth avenue , but after
the former experience it will bo a crime
to let the franchise go without heavy re
muneration to the city. Uy the way. it
is .somewhat curious to find that the New
York Herald of February 10 , 1815 , said :
"The necessity of n railroad on Broad
way , to the exclusion of the vast miilti-
liido of vehicles that now crowd it , was
never more apparent. " It took forty
years to bring Ihls nbout , and possibly it
may take a.s long for the iron to enter
into the souls of aribtpcnttio Fifth ave
nue hi the shape ofmiilway tracks.
Harry Hill writwt , in the Mercury : Iho
first carpet of which there is any men
tion in or around Newil'ork was in pos
session of that hero ot deviltry and ro
mance , the forever iiiotorious Captain
Kidd. All sorts ofcotorics were told and
rolold aliout this carpet , which was one
of the wonders of.tin / ? pirate's treasure
house. It was probably a Persian .rug
which ho had tokcil if rrtm one of nspme.s.
Some seventy years after Kidd had been
executed this carp unrug turned up in
a house on Queoti ulrcet , Now lorl ; ,
owned by a dashing \\lt\ovt of lory pro
clivities. The widow w s almost as proud
of her carpet , or rug , as she was of her
"loyal" sentiments or her own beauty ,
and to doubt the authenticity of any of
the steps by which she proved that her
carpet , or rug , was originally the carpet ,
or rug , which Kidd had pirated , was to
incur her hate.
This carpet , or rug. was in those days
nil the more uoticcaulo because rag car-
pete were all tlmUpeonlo even rich peo-
pie-could afford. True , Scotdi and
other carpets were occasionally ollereil
for sale , when brought over yi some-
packet-sliij ) but there was no great de
mand for thorn , and they were looked
upon as rather lee luxurious. 'Iho tirst
Now York house whose lloors Were com
pletely covered with carpets , a-s almost
ercry house is now , was the famous > \ alton -
ton house , In Peuri street. The first car
pet factory sUirtedMu this country was
started . , by a man . named Sprague , ami
* - - - 1 K qyi. -'UtJ ' ' V ft 1 J -n * n <
willed nil the earnts hn made Idmiclf
"flrnuimi Turkey" rtml "AMniii'ter. "
The manufacture of axes nud plows is
one in which New New York hns had a
prominent share1. Jethro Wood , of New
York , was the pioneer plow manufaclur-
cv of the United States , and , like a good
ninny 1 other pioneers , has never had half
the t credit he deserved since lie died , just
as he nexcr had halt the cash ho de
served while he lived.
Wood's plow was in its day , the most
1i popular 1 in existence , and did more than
any other towardsdrivingouttheclunixy ,
old-fashioned plows , ami yet , so cheap
did i Wood sell them , in ordcrtoinlroduco
them t , and so many improvements did he
put 1 Into them , that he hardly made a
dollar. In fuel , it was said that ho even
lost ] money , and yet all that the great
sUto of Now York has ever done towards
recognizing the philanthropic services
of this really great and good man , whoso
name ought to bo familiar to every New
York . . schoolboy . . , and . who ought _ lo _ . have . .
* 1 l
n monument in Central park , has been to
\ appropriate \ the enormous ( ? ) sum of $ . ' , -
000 ' to his needy heirs. New Yorkers
have got statues in their parks in honor
of almost everybody else , but ( lie mem
ory of gooil old Jelliro \ \ oed , the phlhuv
tlirople plow manufacturer of old New
York , has been forgotten.
Wood'rt plow a great improvement
upon the plow just before it , New-hold's
plow , invented ; by a Jerscyman , which
was in il.s time quite an improvement on
the Jeirerson plow , which was the
favorite invention of no less a man than
Thomas Jefferson himself , who was quite
proud of being the lir.st inventor of the
plow in this country. Then in course of
time came the Webster plow , the inven
tion of Daniel Webster , which was a
great improvement on previous plows
and way ahead of Jefferson's. Hut , after
all , the New York , orVood plows , have
been the greatest American contribution
' ( o agricultural implements.
New York eity de erves to be men
tioned also as the place in which the in
valuable idea of east iron buildings was
lir.st practically realized. Ono would
hardly believe h now , but the first cast
iron building put up here was put up
under protest , with great fear and trem
bling , Jest it should "burst. " A learned
local pundit , some "expert" in building * ,
wrote a long letter to the papers , warn
ing thn authorities agahiit the hidden
dangers of these iron structures , which
in ease of tire , he stid : , would surely ex
plode and kill I lie liremen.
IVrhaps if it hadn't been for the ruh
to California there wouldn't have been
anv , east iron buildings in Now York city
for .v ears timl years later. Hut the Cali
fornia craze , the gold fever , led up to tlie
east iron buildings in this fashion : You
see , the gold diggers needed after awhile
big storehoti'-es , and so on , but they
didn't have time to put them up.down in
California. They had to bo sent on from
the more civilized and settled parts of
the , world , all ready to put up aa soon as
they [ go ! down thi'iv. So iron hojiscs , to
bo nastily put together , got lo be in great
demand. And then it wat > found by
practical experience thai tlie ca t iron
lieu e sent out from N iw York could be
put up in two days , while the wrought
iron house -hipped from Kngland re
quired from two to three weeks. So a.s
time t ; was overj thing to the gold diggers ,
the t east iron houses got tlie preference ,
and when it was found that they worked
so well in California , then people began
to have more confidence in them in New
York. S > at lat t New York , indorsed by
California , began lo lake stock in il.vlf.
The gold fever also benefit led another
line I of New York trade and manufac
tures , which was called the "Alden pro
cess" by which condensed milk is made
and vegetables and meats arc dried and
Charlorf Alden , the inventor of these
processes , was a remarkable man , one of
the few New York aldermen who have
really been remarkable men and good
for something outside of politic * .
Alden was a Yankee by birth , and went
to sea when a boy , roamed all over the
world , saw flife , made a little money
while seeing it , and then Bellied down to
his proper line of invenling things. He
made money hand over list ny his inven
tions , came to Now York , went into the
wholesale fchoo business and polities
together. Succeeded in them both at
mice , and finally did the big thing of his
life invented condensed milk. Fortunes
have been made in this condensed milk ,
but at lir t it didn't promise well. People
ple didn't take to il kindly. There
wasn't anything like the travelling and
knocking round tlio world then that
there i.s now , and MI there wasn't any
special need for condensed milk till thn
California fever broke out. Then this
condensed milk loomed up a.s the one
thing needful. Everybody v\ho went to
Calitornia was a customer for this con-
deiKssed milk , which enabled him to have
Ills tea and coffee independent alike of
sugar and the cow. The rush from New
York and the north lo the gold diggings
was like an "everlasting and almighty
picnic , " as a M'Jer ' described il , not
meaning any irreverence , and for Ihe
mivisions of thi.s picnic the excursionists
mil to depend upon New York , and sup-
plies from it sent by sea around Cape
Horn , as the Union Pacific railroad was
then undreamed of. Consequenlly ,
Aldnn got any quantity of standing con
front California firms to supply
them with eonden.-ed milk. On ' I lie
strength of these he started a couriered
milk factory near Plouglikcep.MO and
Iroin tlio profit * of these California roll-
tracts iie got the .start which made him
rich , and which has made condensed
milk known all the world over.
California also laid the foundation * of
success for the business of making bil-
lliml tables here in Now York , ami the
gold fever ne.nr "FriM-ogavo " Mike Phchm
bin Mart as a Now York manufacturer.
For many years the career of Mike
Plielan was that of a man waiting for a
olianco to carry it out , and gelling Iho
chance at last , not in his own eity but
outside of it. and by an accidental
epifiode. Mike Pholan'rf father was a
billiard sport and kepi .sove.ntl billiard
Kuloons in New York. Mike drifted into
tlio same linn of business as his father
and became quite popular.
From Iho first ho had an eye for
mechanics , and ho saw that the great
want of billiards at the start was lirst-
clas.s billiard tables. Ho felt this more
and mor < ) as ho progressed in ( ho sport ,
and finally it got to bo the great object of
his life to become maker of the best bil
liard tables. Hut to carry out this object
required cash , so Jio not to work lo make
all Iho eish : ho could keeping saloons.
He opened a very nice place In Now
York Cily and ran il on a very "high
toned" principle. Ho shut down on
poolin' and ganiblin" and billiard
blmrpln'and "kept open only for gentle :
inqj.1 ' as ho said. This pleased a number
of iioonlo and Hie best people , but It of
fended n lot more of the toughs and
spot-Is , nnd bo Mike , though ho deserved
tofiiccnid , didn't. '
Then ho Iried high lont'd saloon koeplii1
sotnowhnro elsn. with like results , tnen
tried it for a third time , but with th
Siimo result * . So he was almost In de
spair wlusn ) ho gold fever of M'J broke
out. Mike saw his chance and seized it.
Ho went , to California with the rest of
the rush and opened a splendid saloon
In 'Frlwjo , the tincst on theP.icilie coast.
Ho soon made a fortune and a popularity
whicji would have made him ariyjhln1 ho
wanted to bo in California.
Hut he didn't , jvnnt to. bo nnytliln1 ill
California , he wauled to start n billiard
lable factory in New York City , and as
soon as he had miule his pile in ' 1-risco ,
he brought it to New York and opened , a
manufactory of billiard tables here ,
which made him quickly rich and fa
11)0118. . . ' . . , , , i
So that wo see , that in makJn' billiard
, hc man who is goltin' ready for It alid
lookin out for it. '
Some ot our New York mfmnfaptiiriir
industries dnto far prior to the discovery
if California and rcsvinblp some l/ondnn
houses in thpir antiquity , and in IP-
seetidin1 from one set of proprietors to
their legitimate Micees nr.s. The oldest
candy house in New Yt rk or inthiseouu-
ry , KidleV's , is an Illustration of this
kind. Their establishment Is nearly a
century old , and has been in the. same
uiiids , or their regular descendants , for
hrec generations. The original store In
Hudson street is still one of Ihe curiosi
ties of ( lie town. All the members of
Iho present firm were apprentices to the
inn before Vm , and cadi partner has
learned every branch of the business in
Iho good old-fashioned way. No wonder
Ihc business has been a success.
This house has got a really aristocratic
patronage and a genuine royal indorse
ment ( if thai amount * lo iinylhin1) ) , and
. jot it. by an accident , and yet an accident
which was bound to happen sooner or
1 later : , as the reward of merit.
Some years ago the dueller of Souther-
and , Harriet Beecher Stowc's friend ,
called one nmrnln' on her friend Mrs.
Hales , wife of the celebrated banker be-
longiii' to the Baring Brother's linn.
Mrs. Bates was an American by birth ,
and had learned to UM ; Hldley s hoar-
hound candy for a cold. She found this
mornin' that the duehcsx had a bad cold ,
mil o gave her oine ot her lioarhotmtl
candy to use. Tim duchess u < ed it , and
cured her cold by it , and then she went
round tellin'all nor friends the advant-
i es of this hoiirhound candy.
1'his created qiiile a demand for it
unong the "aristocracy , " and finally
: } ueon Victoria , then a young wife ,
icard of it and tried it for herself. It
icted on her majesty's system just its it
would have acted on a liou-o girl's K.VS-
em , and the queen was so delighted with
t that she sent her own royal order to
iJidlcv it Co. , New York , lo keep her
steadily supplied with hoiirlKmnd candy.
Dins a big thing was accomplished ; .so
) ig that many a linn would have spcnl a
iiuall fortune to get at-it. and yet the
\mericnn firm hadn't taken any steps
.ownrd doing or getting anything except
miking the very ocst huarhouml candy
But perhaps the most suggestive and
.trangest episode in the early history of
my business I have yet eomo across oo-
in-red in tlio early history of that now
very important and profitable industry ,
he ice business.
Though ice is as old as the hills , 01' as
valor , yet the storing and selling of it is
i modern idea. They didn't get the good
> f ice in lite "good old times" and the
ir.sl man in lids country who tried to in-
roduee the general use of ice got inlo
rouble and provoked a riot yes , an ab
solute riot , in which some lives were
The first exporting of ice was done by
i man named Francis Tudor , who sent ,
is an experiment , a cm-go of it to New
Orleans. Now , if anywhere on tiieface
of the earth ice ouglil to have been wel
comed , it ought to linve been New Or-
cans , but it wasn't. This first cargo of
I'tidor'.s ice arrived at New Orleans in
he height of the yellow fever season ,
mil tlie ereolc population , instead of
hanking fiod for it , took a silly -.care at
t , just as the ignorant Germans took at
vaccination , and wouldn't allow it to be
andcd. A riot look place , in the course
of which the entire cargo of ice was
hrown into the < ea and thus terrifically
vaslod. The vessel was burned and two
sailor * lost their lives. This sounds im-
) o.ssible , but as Napoleon remarked ,
'the impossible always happens. "
Tudor , however , was noudiscouraged.
Us second cargo was well received ,
irejiniici's having by this time been over-
. onio , end all was lovely.
New York \VorId : A tali , degnilied
.00 viu < ; man walked into Ihe lobby of Ihe
St. James hint evening and stopped a mo-
nent at llio-news-sland. Hall a do/.en
renllcmen stood near by converging.
Said "I will . for Ilia .
one : buy eig.ifi [ i.ir-
.y if any one will tell me who that man
s. " Tlie oiler was not taken up. Tlie
gentleman in question was "Milt" SayleT
: > f Ohio , who a few years ago was speak
er of the house of representatives , liold-
ng the position ne.\t to the president in
joint of power. Sueh i.s fame ! Mr. Say-
or has short-cropjied gray whiskers , thin
face , high forehead , gray eyes and a very
gracious manner , lie still itdluires to the
'ongnwional black , but .said that he was
iillogolhcr out of politics.
neasou foe Contraiilntion. !
Santa Fo Leader ; Santa Fe is getting
on nicely. Every man lias his own wife ,
and the season of elopement is virtually
over. Old stags are holding down their
end of tlio lo-j ; , ami the. gay and buxom
are afloat. Picnic parties up the canyon
.ire all the rage. The heated term la
nearly over. Harden sass is plenty , and
thousands bask in Ihn fcunliglit of pros
perity. Wo ought to be as happy as kit-
Lens. We return thanks.
"Turn IIic Unseats Out. "
Philadelphia Record : The retirement
of Mr. Dormaii 15. Katon will aflbrd _ lhu
onportunity for a complutu rcorgani/.a-
niKalion of tlio oivil-sisrvicc coiumih ion.
Mr. ( Jregory i.s regarded as a rather of
fensive partisan by Iho democrats , whilst1
the republicans Imvo no belter opinion of
Mr. Tlioiniin. In the exectilion of a law
which causes so much friction Ihe presi
dent should have advisors of Ins own
o'loicc. ' _
I'Yeiiiiont Klcctlous n Gooil
New York Sun : Some political the-
ori/.ers who look down upon the common
people , arc plnnflc.il to lament the fre
quency of elections in the United Stales.
They i'car that among M ) man.y elections
the electors will lose their intorodt in
some , and , besides , the eternal din of
politics is disagreeable 'to their ears.
Popular government i.s lee popular for
them , and frequent changes almost as
undesirable in elective tus in non-olectivu
ollicos. They would like to sen longer
terms for the former as well sis a life term
for the latter. Witli these gentlemen jt
is unnecessary to argue , for their diffi
culty is a profound di.slru.it of people
ami much personal discomfort In dem
ocratic ) government.
Tlio CIcarlnR House Report.
HOSTON , Scjit ST. Tlio leailin dealing
hou&cs of the United Slates report the total
clearniii .s for the week ending September ! 20 ,
went SO'Jl.SW.'UH , a ilecrea.su ot 1.0 per i-ent
coitil'arwl ' with ttio correspondliiij week lost
n ItoMK , Sept. aJ.-Durins tlio past twenty-
four hours 100 new coses of clmlent ( iiiil four
deiitlis from Urn disciise wcio irpoitiil in
Palermo , new eases unit nix deaths In I'.mim ,
tlireo new cases anil two cleatlis In *
CITY STEAM LAUNDRY
ItMMKlt k SliAItiailT ,
No. 34 N. Main Street , Council Bluffs , Iowa ,
Tolepliono No. HI. All \york warranted.
N. SCH1TKZ ,
Justice of the Peace.
ORlco Over American Kxprtw ,
COUNOII , IM.UKF8 , IOWA.
J. L. DEVOISE
ONION TICKET AGENT
-fitnii u mtetn'Jiviitif ji4l'lljm J
342 ana' 344 BROADWAY.
Hens Fall ft tVEnforWoa ?
Men * ' nttil ttnj-V UnMnoss S
Men * ' mill HnvV Jiif Suli *
nilMiriis' Uvorv I.iv mill Drew Stills ,
( hcivonlK lot- Men , lloya mid Clitlmx.l
Merchant TnllorRiilM. .
Mcrcliiuit Tailor Overcoats.
Mcivlinnt 'fuller Tro\v cr .
JlUiml to tlio best , to imlor ,
M luill tlio inku.
I'm Mens' SnllH iiitil Overrents.
l.i-nti .Mons' Stilts nnil OvomiiltS.
1'at .Mons'Trousers' .
Foaniloo ) Slilrts utnl Trowwrs In Pcotch wool ? ,
Moil lent od Sail-lots , i\trn : Heavy Unllirlit/fiint / ,
I'tutc ) Colored Wools ami mixed quiiliUc.Irom
'uui-iicli to f 1.50.
DUNLAP fi2D ? ST2TSON BATS
roil Tim r.u.i , OK IEM
And Guffs ,
Of llrst cJnr-s ( jitnllUos and vcusonulilo prices.
2tJ ami flU lirondway , Council ItlufTa , Iiiwn.
Ko. CG" llrotuhvfly , Council niufTo.
Hair Goods of all Kinds
- Made to Order.
Hair Goods of all Styles
Ready Made.t , *
No. 337 JBroadway.
CARPETS ! CARPETS !
Ourluiyor writes from Now Yortc Hint lie tir.3
l uuil choJeost lluo or
liver diown In this city. U'heo.sooils nro now
HIrlviiitfiliilly nnil wo rt" > peua ully Invllo p. yry-
lioily to t-nll unit too tlii-iu. ,
OH Cloths ,
OK ALL KIK33.
Window Shades ,
Cornice Poles ,
Etc , , Etc ,
Council Bluffs Carpet Company
& 05 Broad/way. .
D. A. BENEDICT , '
Sign Writei1 !
BAVENPORT UDDER COMPAH1
All ttylefi nf r tiMura constantly In stotU made
rro in tjiruot ) | iln jilutilti Tlio very butt.
No. W Pearl St. , - Council filufh
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