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THE OMAHA DAILY liKJffl : / < rj U-JteBAY. aE BR 20. 3885.
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A roseSMji , Oltte to'.tho Singular Death of
"a Jarap ITagen In Ohmha.
M Ooiincotdtl With .
Coutt8-aho ; i'roliahlo Now l ost-
from About tlio
the State
A rather singular case came before the
liollco of .some of the authorities hero
which has boon a subject of invcstfgation
for some timo. Last week a gentleman
from Omaha nscrtcd that ho had ob
tained cvidcnco concerning Iho death of
James llngon , son-in-law of Morrison ,
Iho tailor of Lincoln , which would bo of
value in clearing the iny.story connuclod
with the death of young Hagen , who was
murdered about two years ago in Oma
ha. A of $ ' . ' 00 wits oiiurcd by I ho
state' for the murderer , and lo this ,
amount M > . Morrison added sf''OO moro.
No tratioHo the murderer was obtained
and it-was thought be never would bo
brought to justice , but a few days ago I'M
A. Allen , deputy united States marshal
in Omaha , wrote to Mrs. Allen that ho
had proof that a woman who lived in
that - lovm knew moro about Iho
mailer " than she cared to lell
to the authorities. When Allen learned
this ho immediately put himself in com
munication with Morrison hero at Lin
coln , and it is presumed Unit llio man
will bo brought , to justice. Shorill' Mc-
Ijck arrested tlio snspecled person some
time ago under a charge of counterfeiting -
ing , and ho is still m durance vilo.
Whether the present charge against him
will be sustained or not remains to bo
soon. Mr. Morrison hopes that the mur
derer of his fioii-in-law i.s at last captured ,
for it will afford him great pleasure lo
prosecute him. to a speedy conviction.
The district'eout of Lancaster county
convenes October' 1'J. There will bu 80 ; )
civil , cases , This shows an increase of
fifty case's over last term. The Irial
docket will be published next week.
There will bo no grand jury summoned ,
and for the first time in Iho history of
Lancaster county the criminal cases
will bo Iricd by complaint without in
dictments. The law passed last winter
relating to grand juries makes it dis
cretionary with thodistrictjudgowliother
a grand jury is called or not. At lirst it
was generally supposed that Judges
Pound : nnd Mitchull favored the grand
.inry'gystom , but their failing to call ono
I9V tmg term leaps the pubnc to believe
Unit they are willing to give the com
plaint system a trial and test its merits.
Judge Gnslin , of one of Iho wcslorn dis
tricts , wafi the prime mover and champion
of the opposition lo grand juries , and
when as was often his duty to swldrcss
them , he would say , "Gentlemen of
Iho-grimd-jurj' you are a relic of barbar
ism ; ydu are what is left of the inquisi
tion ; you are a star chamber body ; you
donothing ; except ex parti business ; you
are a disgrace to our system of civibza-
tiohroucah ; ruin "tho best man in the
world by your Infernal niothods and the
accused has no opportunity to defend
himself. I hope the time will como when
your body will bo a thing of the past. "
The honorable judge's hopes have been
realized and 'tho lidw method will bd put
to the , test , and a.8 to the practicability of
the noiV.way I will inform your readers
in the nejir futu'rcj , 'Ono thing is certain ,
the pr qc'durjajUndcr the now law can
bo no wdr3oVoc-ib.jur.ious to the public
than the old.
The teslimony in the nolcd mandamus
caseof Wobwter vs. the county commis-
sioiicrs of Lancaster county will
bo taken IhSS week , commencing ;
Wednesday , before llofcreo Munger , ot
Fremont. Iho place of holding Iho court
will bo the district court. Some healthy
exposures in the manner of Tunning this
county's financial allhirs are oxpcctud to
como lo the surface.
To-day the supreme court opens and
tnkoa up the pases jn the fourth judicial
district. AUornoys "bavin ; , ' business in
that court are expected to bo on hand
promptly at 8:30 : a. m.
James Irvin and wife , a banker of To-
oumsoh , is visiting his father-iii-luW , Col.
B. H. Polk , of this city.
> The electric street lights being deemed
insufficient on account of the number in ,
nso , are assisted in lighting up thu gloom
by the gas lamps , thus entailing an oxlra
uxponso and demonstrating the oxlravu-
ganco of the city's management.
it is generally conceited among the
democrats of this , oily that Goa. W.
Montgomery Will bo the next Lincoln
postmaster. The prospective appoint
ment is looked \ipoti with a good deal
of satisfaction by all parties , provided a
change is made. Gun. Muurido's ( Iho
present incumbent ) term expires in Oc
tober , and it is doubted whether ho \ \ ill
jbp'removed. . Gen. Montgomery com
manded a regiment of Wisconsin soldiers
under Postmaster General Vihis during
the war.
Moro lecture rooms are needed at the
university , At present they have but
one room , for that purpose and great in
convenience is of tan experienced on that
.The medical labratory now in process
of building making hastii nlo\vly , It
will bo an exceedingly pretty Htriioturq ,
considering the amount of monoin -
vcslod , some $30,01)0. )
The homiioputhio department of the
mcdleiil school seems to havu a larger
number of students than either the ulo-
pnthio or celuclio schools. Thin is some-
Billing unusual and why this Iu so is hard
to divina. ,
A pleasant and refreshing rain st rtu
visited Lincoln Sunday ni .it , and to-dty
, has the npnoaranuo of springlimo.
V. Goo. Halluntina , the genial stuck ngent
v\ of the Burlington & Missouri railroad
* company , is doing everything iu hia
power to induce western stock shippers
to send tliolr catllo and hogs e.isl by way
of the Lincoln stock yards , and it Is ru
mored that t00 ! cars will reach Imro in a
few days : Gcorgo always had iv good
" Jfoolingfor Lincoln , and Ills good in this
matter moans lots.
, Ira A. Nadeau , formerly a member of
the Michigan Lumber company , of this
city , and now of Unite , Montana , will
ahortly make this city his residence and
establish an abstract ollico. This is H
branch of business very much neglected
iu this populous and thriving county.
WynKa cemetery is receiving vast im-
pjovommits this season. Elegant and
costly mommionl.s , and mausoleums are
being erected by our wealthy citizens
nnd tlio beautiful foliage and fragrant
llowors makes the silent city of thu duud
n charming and inviting spot.
Governor Uawcs , becoming somewhat
alarmed at the rumor that /cimmurman ,
now confined in thu county iail at
noy , awaiting execution under scntenco
of death for killing Sheriff Woods at
Minded , was to bp released on bail by
order of a United Stales commibslonor at
Keurnoy , telegraphed Atlornny Lcuso ,
who was at bis homo at Sownril , to Unit
effect. An inquiry iniuln found that
Zimmerman is still in custody.
The various departments of the state
capital are occupied mainly with the
usual work. The ollico force of the com
missioner of lands nnd public building !
is very busy In making abstracts of leases ,
sales nnd assignments of school lands
which are to bo went lo county treasurers
who will hereafter attend to this busi
ness douo heretofore in the land oonunls-
SK > nur.i < ) ! lloo , This work is buii ! " tloup
tmder a law passed by the last Tegihla-
lure ,
nnaa Ia Uuvtuur l m.
pared ftve plans of school buildings
varying in'prlco from ? COO to S-3,200 ,
vhicli p aus when oomplrrted will boVur'
itMuitJ thn county superintendents , who
will Ptipply ho difltricta with them. The
work of thp superintendent's onicc.
which hud
behind cm account of
llipnb.pnroof Stjporhitondcnt Jones in
aUcndnnpe upon Institutes the most of
the lost tlirco mouths , is now rapidly be-
in < r caught up witli.
fair at ( T cock is visilmS the county
.Mrs. Win. I. Bcnlon , of Fremont , is
visiting licre.
Mrs. Colonel Oco. lo { ; o nnd Miss Cor-
nolln I'.iinnoll. both of New Haven , Conn. ,
ro vijUina i1. H. Bcnton , Esq.
1) . II. \ \ heeler , Jr. , and wife , of
Omaha , wcro hero Sunday.
icon . .
Dr. J. J. Soloman brought suit yester
day In the district court for $10,000 ,
ngainst Sorcn Jontiscn. The doctor , it
may bo remembered , was arrested last
week on complaint of Jonnson , charged
with bnlng an apcomnlico of Kd. llpuder
shott , in the dian\ond robbery of Sept. 7.
J Ip was acquitted on Saturday , ( upon
Inal in the police court ) , nud now MICH
for damages on account of false impris
onment and general injury to his
Three negroes , William Plum , James
Stownrt and Ilonry Austin were hold by
Judge Stenberg yesterday lo answer to a
charge of being suspicious characters.
I hey are supposed to bo professional
thieves , Plum especially. Tlio police
chum that they have been selling jewelry
about town , which is presumed to bo
stolen. A pair of gold ear-ringj which
ono of them pawned for § 5 has ooon re
covered aim is now in Marshal Cum-
imng's possession.
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Dr. Pierce ' " "
's "Favorite Prescription" is
not extolled as a "euro-all , " but admira
bly fulfills a singleness of purpose , being
a most potent specific in those chronic
weaknesses peculiar to women. Partic
ulars in Dr. Pierco's largo treatise on
Diseases Peculiar to Women , 100 pages ,
6Biit for 10 cents in stamps. Address
TION , CG3 Main Street , Buflalo , N. Y.
Messrs. Iloldrcgo and Eustis , of the B.
& M. , left for Chicago Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. 10. Duke , of Plaits-
mouth , are visiting friends in this city.
Charles Elgutter left for Harvard , Sun
day , to resume hi.s.iitudies at that college.
J. F. Clarkson , of Schuyler , was in the
city yesterday on his way homeward from
the east.
Mrs. Joe Redman has gone to Pcoria ,
111. , and will spend several mouths there
visiting her mother.
E. E. Myers , tlio architect and designer
of the projected city hall , loft for tlio
cast Saturday night.
P. P , Shelby , general passenger agent
of the Union Pacific , left for the Pacific
coast Saturday night.
15. E. Smith , Fremont ; F. A. Harris ,
Tckamali ; Ed.- Evans , Boone , Iowa ; T.
Powers , Stilton ; A. S. Ashcroft , Crelo ;
H. W. Henderson , Denver , are at the
Mrs. J. E. Boyd and her sou , J. E. jr. ,
accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Bicrbowor ,
who mot them at North Platto. returned
yettcrday from a two moulds' tour of
California and , the coast.
R."D. Jones , of Red Cloud , is at the
Paxton. .
J. T. Wrny' , of 'Cu'lb'erlson , itf slopping
at the Millard.
T. M. Marqueltc , of Lincoln , is at Iho
J. II. Pratt and wife , of Summer Hill ,
are : it the Paxton.
E. D. Webster , of Stratton , is a guest at
the Millard.
A. A. Thomas , of Tekamah , is regis
tered at the Millard.
C. F. Idding. of North Platte , is quar
tered at tlio Millard.
Lawrence Barrett , Mrs. Louis James ,
Theodore Bromley and the entire Barrett
party registered at tlio Paxton.
Ceo. A. Draper , Mrs. C. T. Wilson ,
Mist G. T. Wilson , C. II. Wilson ami A.
Gil ohrist , all of Cheyenne , are at the Pas
tern. _
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rtrnl Ustalo
The following transfers were filed Sopt.
SOlh with Iho county clerk , and roporlcd
for Iho BKU by Amos' Iteal Estate
agency :
Alvan S. Vincent and wife lo Franeis
T. MoKonna , lot 0 blook 2 , Improve
ment nsso add Omaha , w d $1,71)0 )
Will Bina Graddy and husband to Mrs.
Anna Cloves , lots S , 4 and 15 , Graddy's
subdivision of blk 7 , Lowe's 2d add Oma
ha , w d $3.000.
Charles \ . Willis ( single ) to Michael
Hirt , no } of lot : t blook U S. E. Uogor'd
add Omaha , w d $1'JOO.
Evert V. Smith and wlfn to Caledonia
Phillips , lot 10 block Q , E. V. Smith's
add Omaha , w d $1,000.
Henry M. Ilurlbut and wife to Albert
M. Grant. I6t3 , blook 7 , Shinn's add to
Omnlia , w dJ.i00. ! .
VVInliold S. Blanohard and wife to
Dennis Cunningham , s fr of lot 5 , block U ,
Improvement association add , Ouiahu ,
q o-l.
Frances E. Smith nnd husband to
George W. JiluKliinn.Y , lot 17 , city of
Floronoo , Douglas county , w d f " 0.
John Wcbor and wife to
Da-mon , lot 03 } , Millard & CaUhvull's '
add , Omaha , w cl $5,000. ,
A , E. Tonzalin ( single ) to Ella B.
Potter , lot 17 , ami o J of lot 10 , block X' ,
Hillside 1st add , Omaha , w d $ lUoO.
Pickled Pigs Feet and Tripe at KATZ'S.
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You can buy furniture cheaper of A.
L. Fitch & Co. , mh st. , bet. Farnam and
Douglas , than any other place in llio cily.
1835 NEW aoons. 18SO
MoTnnls & Bussoy are showing a mag-
nilictmt line of fall and winter ( fry goods
in all the latest novelties at the lowest
prices in the cily. Kith and Wcbsler ,
I will sell at auction eight houses and
loU in block ! ) ' Wilcox's addition , near
u shot tower Small cash payments and
Ion ; lime Sale on the ground Monday ,
Outobur ( Hli , at > i p. m , Take dummy on
U. H. II. It. , which runs every hour , and
get oil'at Shcoloy's Packing Houso.
N. E. cornur ICth and Douglas ,
10 show cases , 15 wire show-llguros. one
largo sufu , counters and a general lot of
btora llxturua , and ono largo mirror ,
Wines nnd Liquors for family use nt
11103 DpUljlS ,
New Holland Herring at KATZ'd , 1803
The "Wonderful Strides of the Metropolis In
the Present Oontary ,
Tlio Changes Wrought ly Vigorous
Uuslncss Mou Tlio California
Vovov Interesting Itomiti * -
A centenarian died in ti little
vaniu ciry last Monday , says Iho Nmv
York correspondent of the Philadelphia
Record , who was born on a farm In Iho
limits of Ihis melropolis , a little below
Union Square , and who had used in Iho
war of 1813 Iho same musket lliat his
father had earned m 1770 as a soldier at
tlio battles of Harlem Plains mid Fort
Washington. This is a brief record of
100 years of life , but it carries the salient
periods of the story of our nation and
cily. When this man was born the future
metropolis had a population of but23,000 ,
and was much smaller and much loss
important than Philadelphia. Tito in
habited portion of Iho city reached orrfy
to Chambers street on Broadway , and
the latter thoroughfare was mainly occu
pied with small iramn dwellings. British
troops still occupied the barracks , wail
ing for the order lo leave , and it was not
until the nextyear ; that James Dtmnc , u
native-born eiti/en , who had returned to
his farm at Griuneroy Piirk , lo find his
house burned and his property destroyed ,
was appointed mayor , anil began to
restore order out of t'lmos.
New York was but Iho rubbish of a
metropolis then. It was not until 1790
that tlio first sidewalks of brick and
stoao wore laid on Broadway , and wcro
followed by the erection of first-class
residences. The public gallows , signs of
n Christian community , stood on the
present City Hall park , appropriately
Hanked by the Bridewell and Iho alms-
house. The Collect pond , deep , clear ,
and sparkling , lifty acres in oxUsul a
miniature sea in the heart of the city
occupied the ground now covered by the
Tombs , with its neighborhood of crime
and misery. Its waters furnished food
for the angler , and were even said to bo
inhabited by a strange sea monster ,
which bad carried oil a Hessian soldier
during the revolution. With the rejuve
nation of Ihe city a company proposed lo
buy up the lands about the pond , and ,
preserving Iho waters in Ihoir primitive
condition , to lay put n portion of ibe
grounds as a public park , nnd realize a
profit from adjacent properly. Want of
capital prevented the carrying out of a
plan which would have preserved an in
land sen in the heart of the city a natur
al feature shared by no rival. The boy
who did bis lirst lishing in thcso walers ,
who played in country roads all Ihe way
froni that point to liis ancestral farm at
Union Square , wife saw Washington , the
lirst president , n familiar figure on the
streets , lived to near'thnt thS rSHiCS o ?
nearly thrco million pcoplo could be seen
from Iho spire of "Old Trinity , " and died
but last week. It is a picture of progress
that ought to be an inspiration to every
man who owes his birth or claims bi3
homo bore.
A striking fenturo of housekeeping in
the new metropolis is the growing mo
nopoly of certain lines of business. For
some time past largo dry goods houses
have combined wild llieir once distinc
tive lines of goods nearly everything that
is needed for the clothing or personal
use of women and children , and to such
an oxlonj that retail dc.'ilere in fnfiby
goods or special lines have felt compelled
to close business , or to remove to remote
sections and depend upon Iho trade of
Iho poor. Now Ihu small grooerymcn
complain lhat the palatial grocery houses ,
which looks more like banks than gro
ceries , are taking aw.iy their Irallic and
defy competition. From heavy meats to
fine liquors the ranpe of edibles extends
in qnanlitics to suit all tetsts and mirses.
If there is a hardship hero it ia dilllcult
to sco how it is to bo When
the clerk moots a ln lv at the door , shows
her samples , receives her onor ! , and
then has the good packed nitd delivered
without further trouble , buying becomes
so easy that it is a pleasure for the housekeeper -
keeper to do her own marketing. 'I'ho '
Washington Market dealers complain
that oven their low prices cease to tempt
people to como down town to lay in their
weekly store of provisions , as once \vis :
the custom ; but oven they must concede
that it is n pleasunter to make nurcluisea
at a largo and handsome establishment.
Ono of thcso grocery palnoes fronts eon-
flpicuously on Central Purl : and Fifth
avenue , and is felt lo bo an cyo-sore by
adjncbnt owners of property , but it is
well patronized by rich people , ami. as
William M. Toed rcmarKcd.onco : "U hut
are you going lo do about its"
J'nnovnUon goes still fin liter nnd in
sists that Iho projected Fifth avenue nordo
railway Ifl an inevitable necessity. People
ple who live on the olhor avenues are
licklc'd with the idea of giving thn
"nabobs" a taste of jingling bolls and
iron tracks , but tlio residents aro'iri wild
commotion over Iho proposition. To
have Iho horse cars making sweet musio
in frpnt of Vandnrbilt's house would bo
the realization of poetic revenge lo the
Madison avenue dwellers , but for nllihat
it is a serious matter to surrender the
only street that remains lit for carriages ,
and which accommodates not merely the
avenue folkd but who lire on the
side streets. . After the success which
has crowned "Jako" Sharpo's seizure of
Broadway for his horse cars it was
natural that speculators should cast
envious oycn upon Fifth avenue , butnftor
tlio former experience it will bn a crinio
to lot the franchise go without heavy re-
numeration to the city. Bv tlio way , it
is sotnnwhnt curious to find that tho'Now
York Herald of February 10 , 18IJJ , said :
"Tho necessity of a railroad on Broad
way , to the exclusion of the vast multi
tude of vehicles that now crowd It. was
never moro apparent , " ft took forty
years lo bring this about , and possibly it
may take as long for tlio inn to enter
into Iho souls of nr slocral'o ' F fth avenue
nuo in the shape of railway trucks. JIOMANUKS.
Harry Hill writes , in the Mercury : The
first oarpot of which there is any mun-
lion in or around Now ifork was in pos
session of tlmt nero of deviltry and ro
mance , the forever notorious Captain
Kldtl. All sort.s of stories wore told and
retold about Ihis carpet , which was ono
of the wonders of Iho pirate's treasure
bouflo. It was probably a Persian rug
which ho had liikon from onoof hlsprixcs.
Some seventy years after Kidd hail been
executed this carpet or rug turned up in
u house on Queen street , Now York ,
owned by a dashing widow of lory pro
clivities , The widow was almost as proud
of her carpet , Or rug , as she was of bur
"loyal" sentiments or her own beauty ,
and to doubt the authenticity of any of
tlio stops by which she proved that her
carpet , or rug , was originally tlio carpet ,
or rug , which Kidd hud pirated , was to
incur her halo ,
This carpet , or rug. was in those days
all the moro noticeable because rag car-
poU wore all that people oven rich people -
plo could allbrd. True , Scotch and
other carpets wcro occasionally offered
for Gale , when brought over in sonic
packet-snip but there was no great de
mand for them , and they were looked
upon as rather too luxurious. The lir t
New York liousa whoso iloors were com
pletely covered with carpets , ns almost
every house Is now , was the famous Wal
ton house , in Pearl street. The lirst car-
JJOt factory stared i" this country was
tJiinllfim. and
started by a man nfunMl
ho , soltlngan example of Im '
which lias been exluusivulv
rolled all tltu cr.rtu1emlo ! ! innda
"genuine Tin-key V-flnd , "AxminstftV. "
Pho m.inxifaotmyi or ases and plows is
filio In which NnrTvt'w ' York line had n
prominent sharp. Jcthro Wootl , of Now
York , was the plf > rcr-plow miitiufnclur-
IT of Iho Uuit d till Iqiv and , like good
many olhet pionee/s , has never bnd naU
the credit he dftscooit inco he died , just
as he never had half tffe cnsh ho de
served while he llytd.
Wood's plow WJVN iq Its day , the most
popular in existence , awl did moro Ihan
mtv other towimWjri } ing oul the clumsy ,
old-fashioned plon' $ , ftml yet , 50 cheap
did Wood sell lhcfti.iji order loiulrodiu'o
tliem , andfo manj improvements did ho
put into thorn , that 1(2 ( hardly made a
dollar. In fact , it was said that he even
lost money , nnd yet all that the great
state of New York has ever douo towards
recognising the philanthropic services
of llus realty great nnd good man , whoso
name oiighl to bo familiar to every Now
York schoolboy , and who ought to have
a monument in Central park , has boon to
appropriate the enormous ( ? ) sum of $ ' , ' , -
Out ) to his needy heirs. New Yorkers
have got ftalucs in their paries in honor
of nluioitcvcrybodv clso. but Iho mam-
ov.y of good old Jclliro Wood , the philan
thropic plow manufacturer of old New
York , has been 'forgotten.
Wood's plow a grcnl improvement
upon thu plow Just before it , Ncwbold's
plow , invented ; by a Jordcymnu , which
was in its time quite an improvement on
Iho Jefferson plow , which was the
favorite invention of no less a man than
Thomas Jefferson lilm .clf , who was quite
proud of being the lirst inventor ot the
plow in Ihis country. Then in course of
time canto the Wobiler plow , the invcn-
tion of Daniel Webster , which was a
great improvement on previous plows
and way ahead of Jefferson's. ' But , after
all , the Now York , or Wood plows , have
been the greatest American contribution
to agricultural implements.
Ncw York city deserves to bo men
tioned also as Iho place in which the in
valuable idea of cast iron buildings was
. lirst practically realized. One would
hardly believe it now , but Ihe lirst east
, iron building put up hero was put upI
under , with fear and
I protest great trem
bling , lost jt should "burst. " A learned
i local pundit , some "expert" in buildings ,
, wrote H long letter lo thu papers , warn-
j ing Iho authorities against the hidden
dangers of these iron structures , which
1 in case of lire , bo said , would & rely ex
plode and kill the firemen.
j Perhaps if it hadn't been for the rush
lo California there wouldn't have been
any cast iron buildings in Now York city
forbears nnd years later. But the Cali
fornia craze , the gold fever , led _ up to the
cast iron buildings in this fashion : You
see , the gold diggers needed after awhile
big storehouse * , and p'o on , but they
didn't have time to put them up down in
California. They had to bo sent on from
the moro civilized and settled parts of
the wOrhl , all ready to put up as .soon as
they got down there , bo iron houses , to
I bo hastily put together , got lo bo in great
demand. And then it was found by
practical experience that the cast iron
house sent out fromNow York could be
put up in two" Uaya. while the wrought
, jron ) jotisu. ehiu * r m I -n ? re :
quired from two ( b Hireo weeks. So as
lime was ovorythmg f'6'tho gold diggers ,
the cast iron housAis gnt the preference ,
and when it was f6uud that they worked
so well in California , "then " people began
, lo have moro confiiloico in thorn in New
York. So at last Kow York , indorsed by
California , began-to Infco slock in ilself.
The gold fever a'lso'bencliltcd ' another
line ol New ; " Yoi'K 'ti'hdh ' and manufac
tures , which was callHll the "Alclen pro
cess" by which condensed milk is made
and vegetables ami-meals are dried and
preserved. 3 ' *
Charles Alden , tthoHnvontor of Ihcse-
processes , was a'rdraorkiiblo man , ono of
the few Now York M.brmcn who have
really been rcinarkablo men and good
lor something outaida of politics.
Aldcu was.a-Yankee by birth , and went
to sea wlufn'lf boy" , 'rh'attiud all over the
world , saw Uife , made a litlle money
while scoing it , and then sellled down to
his proper line of inventing things. JIo
made money hand over list by his inven
tions , came to New York , wont into the
, wholesale shoo business and politics
' together. Succeeded in them both at
oueo _ , and finally did thn big Ihing of his
life invented condensed milk. Fortunes
have been made in this condensed milk ,
but at lirst it didn't ' promise well. Pco-
plo didn't take to it kindly. Tlicro
> wasn't ; anything like the travelling and
i > knocking round the world then that
tlicro is now , and so there wasn't any
sneeial need for condensed milk till.tho
California fever broke out. Then this
condensed milk loomed up as the ono
thing needful. Everybody who wont to
California was a customer for Ibis con-
dpiiased milk , which enabled him to have
his lea and coffee independent alike of
sugar and the cow. The rush from New
' York and the north to the gold diggings
was like an "everlasting and almighty
I picnic , " as a MOcr described it , not
moaning any irreverence , and for the
provisions of this picnic tlio excursionists
bad to depend upon Nev York , and sup
plies from it sent by sea around Cape
Horn , as the Union Pacific railroad was
then undreamed of. Consequently ,
Aldim got any quanlijy of standing con
tracts from California firms to supnly
them wilh condensed milk. On the
strength of these ho starled n condensed
milk factory near Ploiifrhkoopsht , and
from the profits of these California eon-
' tracts hn got the sj-art which made him
rich , and which has made condensed
| milk known nil Iho world over.
I I California nlso laid Iho foundations of
fluwnsa for Iho business of making bil
liard tables hern in Nnw York , and llio
gold fever near 'Frisco gave Mike Fhohm
his start as a Now York manufacturer.
For many years Iho carenr of Mike
Phelan was that of a man wailing for a
chauco to carry it out , and getting the
cjiiineo at last , not In his own oily but
outside of it , and by an accidental
enlsodn. Mike Piiclan'd father was a
billiard sport nnd kept snvcral billiard
saloons in Now York. Mike drifted into
the same line of business as his father
and became quite pouujjir.
From the first Midi lift 1 nn nye. for
mechanics , nnd l/o-iw / that the great
want of billiards"at'rtlu ) start was firnt-
clnss "billiard talJJcsl"IIo { fdt this more
and moro as ho rn'osffywcd in thn sport ,
and finally it got lb | ( | Aho grontobjoct of
his life to boeomumnKor of ( lift boat bil
liard tables. But tfn qiirry out Ibis object
required rafOi , no ho fl to work to make
all the cash ho could keeping saloons ,
Ho opened a veirr nftto place in Kow
York Uity and r.iitfit iron a very "h' ' ' < h
toned" principio.r. Ho shut down on
pnoliu' ' and gumlilLu' and billiard
sharpln1 nnd "kop/uonoji / only for gnnllo-
men" as ho sajd , ifllii/jipleasod minnib'T
of people and the Jyiistinoile | ) | , but , it of
fended a lot inoi'i ) > t > f tlm ionjrhs nnd
sports , and so Mike , tlijHigh ho deserved
to succeed , did n't. j \
gjl'hcn ho tried hljihlourdsiloonkccpln1
honipwhero olsn. wih | like reanlls , then
tried it for a third limo , but with Die
8:11110 : results. So ho was almost in despair -
spair whnii llio gold fever of "JO broke
out. Mike saw his chaneo and seized it.
Ho went to California with Urn rest of
the rush nnd opened a Kplondid saloon
in 'Frisco , the finest on HID Pacific roast.
IIo soon made a fortune and a popularity
which would have made him unyihin' he
wanted lo bo in California.
But ho didn't want lo be anylhin' in
California , IIQ wanted to Ktiirt a billiard
table factory in NOW Yorlt Cily , and as
soon us ho had mnrtu lih pllo in 'Frisco ,
ho brought it to Nuvv York and opened a
manufactory of billiard tabbs hero ,
which made him quickly rich and fa
So tlmtve flfto , that In mftl'n' ' billiard
tables , us in evervthln' lxe , the oopor-
tUllltV ulvVilYr ! Iiniiav.ku ! < umr i\f Iflttir to
lit- man wlio \ ' , { jMtiii' ready for it nd
tcoliin ojt fur h.
Home of oi't Js'tw York miunifiioturln'
nvlu'rltn date fnr prior to the discovery
ot California and vcscmbln some London
IIOUHM in their antiquity , and in do-
peciuliu * from ono set of proprietor * to
their legitimate fcucrowor . The oldest
cnudr house in New York or hi this coun
try. Hid ley's , In nn Illustration oi this
kind. Their establishment is nearly a
conlttry old , and bns bccu in the same
hands , or tuelr regular defiv ml mis , for
three gv.uorntioiH. The oriciiml store in
Hudson street is still ono of the curiosi
ties of the town. All llio mrvmhers of
the present linn wore apprentices lo thu
firm Before'em , and oacli purliiur has
learned every branch of Iho business in
the good old fashioned way. No wonder
the. business has boon a success.
This house hn. < gel n really arbtoer.itio
pnlionago and a genuine royal indorse
ment fif that amounts to anytliin1) ) , and
got it by nu accident , and jot tin accident
whli-h was bound to happen sooner or
later , us Iho reward of merit.
Somn years ago the duchess of Souther-
laud , Harriet Bcceher Stowo's friend ,
uallutl one mornin1 on her friend Mw.
Bates , wife of the celebrated banker be-
loitgin' lo the Baring Brother's firm.
MM. Bales was an American by birth ,
and liad.lcarniHl to use Uhllny's hoar-
j hound candy tor : i cold. .Sho found this
' mornin' Unit the ducho'-s had a bad cold ,
j and so gave her some of her hoarhound
candy to use. Tim duchcs-j used it , and
' cured her cold by it , and then Mia wont
round tellin" all Tier friends the advant
ages of this hoarhonud candy.
i This created quite it demand for it
, among ( lie "aristocracy , " uud linally
Queen Victoria , then n young wife ,
hoaidofit and tvlcd it for hersrtf. It
acted on hpr majesty's system just as it
would have acted on a house girl's sysj
tern , and the queen wa" > so delighted with
it that she sent her own royal order to
Itidley & Co. . Now York , to keep her
steadily .supplied with honrhound candy.
Thus a big thing was accomplished ; so
big that many : i firm would have spent a
muall fortune to get at it , and yet the
American firm hadn't taken any steps
toward doing or gelling anything except
making the very best iioarliound candy
it could.
But perhaps the most suggosUvo and
strangest episode in the cajfy history of
any business 1 have yet como across oc
curred in the early history of that now
very important and prolitnblo industry ,
the ice business.
Though iei ! is as old as the hills , or ns.
waler , yet the storing and selling of it is
i 1 a modern idea. They didn't get the good
of ice in the "good old times , " and the
first man in this country Who tried to in
troduce the general use of ice got into
trouble and provoked a riot .VHP , an ah-
I solute riot , in which some lives were
i The first exporting of ico. was douo by
i a man named Francis Tudor , who sour ,
, i as an experiment , a cargo of it to New
Orleans. Now , if anywhere on the face
of tlio earth ice ought to have been wel
comed , it ought to hyvo been Now Or
leans , but it wasn't. This first cargo of
Tudor'H ice arrived at'New Orleans in
the height of the yellow fever season ,
instead of
anu me oreoio pSpihatioii ,
thanking ( Jed for it , took a silly scare at
it , just as tlio ignorant Germans took at
vaccination , and wouldn't allow it to be
landecl. A riot took place , in the course
of which the entire cargo of ice was
thrown into the sea and thus terrifically
wasted. The vessel was burned and two
sailors lost their lives. This sounds im
possible , but as Napoleon remarked ,
' 'tho impossible always happens. "
Tudor , however , was not discouraged.
Ilia second cargo was well received ,
prejudices haying by this time been over
come , and rill was lovely.
Judge McCulIoeh , of the county court ,
gave a. decision yesterday in the case of
Knopka vs. the B. & M. railroad for
$ i09 damages on account of goods test in
the late freight house fire. 'j.he decision
was for plaintiff.
Rhcumalism , Neuralgia , Sciatica ,
Lumbago , L'ackf.clis , llcidiclic. Tcclliach ; ,
, 1'ruut ittlct ,
AH , OTJIKII Mjnii.r rnt\s AND AIIIM.
blnnluni ID 11 L [ t .
(3 > m > Nr > l > JU T03UIU : 19. ) t.llliadt , CiJ. , I'.S. A.
" Apollinaris Water is an ar/icfs
which is produced by Nature and it
not the handiwork of man ; it is a
Afatura/ , and not an artificial jyafer. "
U.S. Trca ury , 23 Jan , , 1882.
OtaltGi tftrr , Sniff lilt , < SMia. . H'at. Dmn.
fsf. t ti'cat. Close-fitting artl Oracsfut- '
No brbaking-ln torturo. Easy at
first , aniTalrfays snug and handsome. *
_ Jha ce tebratt'J "J. & T.Jloiislns' UKV
) orJeShoes , ' ' of all f fads and materials.//
1 4 m'dtiis anil W sTapts oHoes and heels.
'they will not ripwilfjnoFsllp'ut fffHiest ;
trill not wrinkle , antl ar the ptrfcctioii
of achievement in tJi9 sliotinakor' a art ,
Look on Solti for IJ m ind Addrtit of
England , Franca & Garmsny.
Tl'u stcaH * - ' > li > e of ililB well Iniov n line uro nil
nflton. In ivHiur ti'lit fOinpHrtmimis , nnUiu-
IliruUr.ed wl li emn HUMto I.-IIKI tlio | > av.t
both Krt'o ' niiJ Jitfieimto Jfi't'V ii'iry llic Uiilnnl
pinion mm J'"r < . " 0.111 nulls un i icxvfow
j'liiir(1' jf Mild fHt"i- ' '
TIIE CHEAPEST PLtfE l < Mf.f/M / TO Dlf (
One of the Largest anil Best Stocks in llic V. S.
to Select from.
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No Stairs to Climb. Elegant Passenger Elevator.
. A oi'a of Skive Stools anS Others.
II Ml.hobt > t nnd clionpcst .food for stool : of nnjrklnd. One pound In wiuftl to Mure jmumls oC
. coin. Stouli foJHltli OixuuilOUCuUolUUiol'tUaud\Vlator , inctund of rumilnir Uoqni , wJU Iti-
J crcasolu weight dnd bo In sooamiultftableciondlllon in tho-eprtnj. UiUryinonns vroll ns othore.
whuusoit , cmitcj.llfj'to Its merits. Try ttnmljudiro lor youKulvos. I'rlco &X per ton. N
clituvu forsjiclts. AUilruiVOOTJMAX LINSEED Oil.V011ICS , Omulm , NobmsViu
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'Ornaments ' , Galvanized Iron Cornices , Finals ,
Uormtr WJadott-s , Wluaow Cops , itotallo Sky Ughta. Tin , Iron mid Slate IlonforS , 51p 8.12th Sfc ,
OmuUu Neb. Work done In nuy i : vrt of the country.
t Ai.
Honrdliiff Bchool for yoimpr Indies under 1lio direction of tlio Lmllos of IlioSncrod Heart.
Ttio course of studies embraces all tlio brunches of n uscliil nnd roUnocl iilucatiou.
y'liosuholastloycurcommoMcoson tliollrst Wednc lnyn ) Hoptcmbor.
TKHMS Pnynblo In advance , InulndlDfr board , wusJilntr , tuition in Engllsli nud iroacu , Instrt *
o. use of books , per session of n months , Jltol.
HXTItAS I'nintlnp. Druwliifj , Gorman , Vocal Music , Harp , Guitar , Violin. 1 or lurtlior portlou
nrs apply to tlio Itlgut Her. Jwnics O'Connor , or to tlio Lady Superior.
for Full Particulars about Free and Cheap Lands in Western Nebraska. Address T. C. PATTEl
SON , Real Estate Agent , North Platte , Nebraska.
G. D. T. 0 ,
UMOf ! STOCK YA11DS , OMAHfl , NEB. & * * -
lirFEnENOES-5Icrolanta ) nnd Farmors' Uank , Dnvld Ollr , Neb , : Koamoy JTdUoliftl n > ttr,1enii !
iicy.Keb. ; Columbus State Bank , ColuuibUB , Neb. ; JIoDonnld'fl.Banlc , Kortli I'lnlto , " - ' -
; > jnoiml Ilnnk , Omabn , Neb.
Will \n\y custoiuei-B' dralt irlth but of lading attached , for tiro-llitrcis vnluo of Btook.
5HB ? A. I .
Doub'o and Single acting Poircr and
i EuglnoTrinimlngrs , Milling SIftclilnory , BoUIngr , IToso , Brass nnd Iron I'ltllnss , at fliolesalo or. n
tall , nullnaay Wind Mills , Cbuioli and School Dulls.
Oentlnm nB' Clothing Cleaned , Dyed nnd nopnlrcd. T.ndlos' Dresses Cleaned nnrt Dyed wltlmnl '
ripi-jiiff. i'lumcaCIconodorColorotllsnyBlmdo tosBDiple. Silks , VclvoU and J.acos Cleaned , U el
and UeUolsbed , Luco Ourtftlue Ifpatly Uounod.
. P. I ) . VATTON , Jlaimffer. '
9 Main Street , Council iilutis , UI > P. 1'ostoifloo.
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Diamonds , Silverware and Jewelry.
fUKOtifor olovritOi * to nil floors. IK * , J.-