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THE Oil AH A DAILY BEE , , TUESDAY , OCTOBER 13 , 1885.
PLUCKED THE PERSIMMONS ,
The MilJer-Boyd Faction Garry the Dem
ocratic Primaries A Hot Fight.
GOOD AND WELFARE OF THE CITY
Plnnn and Prqleotn of the Board of
Trade to Tlint ICnd Work ol *
Uio Y. M. C. A. N'cws About
The Democratic I'rlmnrlefl.
Tlio contest nt the primaries yesterday
afternoon was by all odds the most ex
citing fight that has ever taken place in
the democratic ranks In this city. It re
minded one of the old times when the re
publicans indulged in factional lights
and nnihtered twice as many voters as
there were members of the parly. The
mnchlne , of coum' , had the Inside from
the start , owing to prestige ntid patron-
ngo. Jt had the police , lire department ,
the grading contractors , the pavers and a
big campaign "bar'l. " The Lord always
JlRlits with battalions , and he was on tlio
Bide of Miller and lloyd this lime , ami no
The contest however was by no means
n one-elded light , as the Drown phalanx
fought with a good deal of bravery , and
"wnoopc.d her up" almost even unto
desperation against , the overwhelming
od < ls. Urown's brigade mustered a big
force In the' IMoody Third , " where Gen.
IJrown has made many a gallant light
liofore , with Hessian auxiliaries It was
almost n pitched battle , and the anti-Mil-
leritcs louglit nobly even if they were
done tip brown.
An incident occurred in the eminently
respectable Fourth ward that was of
rattier a i-ensatiniial character , and
which showed that an attempt was made
to introduce .South Calolina methods
into Nebraska politics. Itefore the
balloting began the followers of IJrown
charged that the box had been
lulled. It was accordingly investigated ,
and sure euoiiirh ll was found full
of machine tickets. The stuffing was
knocked out of that ballot-box in short
order. There were 400 votes easl in this
ward , wlule it is a fact that lltere are not
more than 1IUO democrats in the ward.
It naturally follows thai some republican
recruits vtcre enlisted in the war , or else
democratic repeaters got in their work in
great Hhaiic The majority for the Hoyd-
Miller ticket in Ihis ward was , however ,
the smallest of any in the city , there bo"-
ing only thirteen more ballot.s cast for it
than for the opposition. It was a close
call for the mayor and his men , and they
fully appreciated the situation. Atone
tlnio it looked as if defeat was surely
staring them in the face , and both sides
fairly fiew in their efforts to shove in
In the second ward a burly policeman
is said to have been the chiet inspector
and boss of the primary. Marshal Cum-
Tilings wants it distineUy understood that
ho is not responsible for the the jiolicc-
man's services on this occasion , even if
lie was oil' his beat.
The result throughout the city was in
favor of the Miller-Hoyd double back-
The convention will be held tins after
noon , and in the evening there will prob
ably be a picnic on Harncy street , where
the bosses do business.
The following arc the delegates elected
to the convention by wards :
First ward P. Desmond , Charles
Kaufmann. W. II. Spaulding , Thomas
Casey , William Neve , A. Foil , Owen Sla-
von. Majority. 301) ) .
Second ward John .T. Mnliony , Ed
ward Wittig , Julius Naglo , P. J. Barrett ,
Frank Lange , P. W. Lynch , Kasper
Podolok. Majority , IfiO.
Third ward Julius Meyer , Joseph
Teahon. Henry Parish , John Wuethrich ,
P. Ilorngan , Ad Stehle , A. Momighan.
Majority , 1131.
Fourth ward A. E. Coggcshall. Peter
Gees , Ed Meadimbcr , Ldward Walsh ,
I1" . J. McShane , Jerome C. Pentzel , Sam
uel F. Shears. Majority , li ) .
Fifth Ward-Gus Carey , Charles E.
Fanning , M. Leary , William Scivers , P.
Connolly , John dimming , Charles Doug
las. Majority , lW. !
Sixth Ward-William Turtle , C. F.
Williams , C. V. Gallagher , P. O'Malley ,
C. A. Leary , D. P. Angell , George Strut-
man. Majority , 07.
Hoard ol * Trade Projects.
The directors of the board of trade
hold a meeting yesterday afternoon ,
and resolved to submit to the board a
proposition to issue to each member a
bond for $100 , for the purpose of furnish
ing funds to finish the foundations for the
proposed new building this fall , the
amount to be called for as needed.
At a meeting of the board last evening
it was moved and carried that the board
of trade ratify lhoaction of tlio directors
isbuing tie ) bonds.
A resolution was submitted by Col.
Chase that a committee of five be ap
pointed by the president of the board of
trade to take under consideration tlio ex
pediency of organising a chamber of.com-
mercu for this city , and that such com-
milieu report at an early day , and if they
deem it best to organize such a body ,
they suggest in such report the best
method of ellecting such organization.
The resolution was adopted , and Col.
Chape , 11 G. Clark , G. C. Ames , J. F.
Sheedy and John Kvans were appointed
II. C ! Clark oll'crcd the following reso
lution , which wa.s carried.
Ik'llcvlii Unit the time has come when the
board ot trade and tlio capitalists of Omaha
should lake steps looking to the lnilldlnir ot a
rnlliund to tin * noithvtcsl , in older that this
city may ciintiol the trade that properly be-
IOIIKS to Omaha ; therel'oie.
HeMiIveil , That the jiieslilentof this board ,
alter proper t'easlileiallon , appoint a com
mittee of nine , consisting of nicmbcis of this
board anil others to take this matter Into eon-
slik'inlliiii , anil , II deemed advisable , to eall u
iiu'i'.tinic ( if capitalists ami others to conbUli'r
tljclmlldliiKoi Mich load.
President Meyer announced that he
would appoint the committee shortly and
notify the members through the press.
A paper was I hen drawn up and
numerously signed by those present ,
pledging themselves to nt once subscribe
for the $100 bomb which had been
nulhori/.ed to be Issued , the uayiuuitt of
which U to bemadii out of tl'ionet reve
nue of the board and interest at 0 pur
As the board of trade is now composed
of MO members , the amount raised by
the bonds will be ? l4,00i > . This will h'u
amply KUtllelent lo lay the foundation.
Thu building is to cost .fitt.ooa , and it is
intended to raise the balance of the
money , whim the lime comes , by borrow-
iig | money on long time , giving security
oi ) the real estate bidongingto Ilia board ,
Y. 91. p..A. Annual Meeting.
'I'lii ! annual meeting of the Voting
Men's Christian Association of Omaha
was held la.st evening at their
rooms dti Fifteenth street
nTld was very largely attended.
Vleo President Warren Swit/.lnr presided
In the absence of President Himobaiigh ,
and the meeting was opened with devo
The annual report of the recnplhm
committee was read , showing the aver-
iljfe number of visitors to thn rooms pur
evening during the past year as * l\tw
Tlio boarding hou.so committee reported
f 'rty.eight good places on their list ,
M h eh was consulted liy nn average of
tiventr-lhreo persons n week. The re
port of the employment eoir.niitlee was
iicelvcd , alum mg that during the year
permanent ernployirniit hud ween
found for te.i applicants
nnd temporary employment for
twenty-live. The devotional committee
mndu a long and interesting report of
what had been accomplished by the
association during the past year. The
meetings have been more largely at
tended than during nny previous year ,
and have proved a source of much good.
The work at the jail had been especially
fruitful , mid great interest had been
manifested by the prisoners , and In
many cases permanent good accom
The association then proceeded to the
election of ollleer * for the ensuing year ,
which resulted as follows :
President. Warren Swltzlcr.
Vice-president P. C. llimebaugh.
Recording Heeretary--C. E. Hoyuolds.
Corresponding secretary G. A. Joplm.
Treasurer C. F. Harrison.
Directors J. L. Kennedy , Second
Presbyterian church ; Lou Anderson ,
North Presbyterian ; W. IS. Drtimmpnd ,
Southwest Presbyterian ; Everett Gilli1 } ,
United Presbyterian ; William Morrison ,
First Congregational ; Frank Fosbenner ,
St. Mary's tueniio Congregational ; P. T.
Henhow , 1'iir.t M. E. ; J. J. Toms , Seward -
ard street M.E.N. ; W. Merrill , Tenth
street M. 12. ; G. A. Kinkel , Kountzn Me
morial ; ( ) . i' . Seward , Uaptist ; G. E. Fer
ry , Christian.
The treasurer read a statement of the
finances for the year. Resolutions were
then submitted and adopted testifying to
the esteem in which the members hold
the retiring president , P. C. llimebaugh ,
after which the meeting closed with
A Quiet ConvcrHiit ion Itatwccn Tny
Gould and Church Itowo.
'Howe are you Churchy" said Jay
Gould to the Neinalia statesman yester
' lam doing quite well , my old Jay
bird , "said Howe , in the most familiar
manner as he slapped the Wall street
king on the .shotililor and shook hands
"How are matters and things out here
in Nebraska anyhow ? " inquired Mr.
"I have got everything in good shape , "
said Mr. . ' '
Howe. 'Hverything looks bright.
1 am playing it fine on the nnti-monop. "
"lly the w.iy , how is this railroad com
mission workin r ? "
"Like a charm. Just elegant. Just as
if it was made to order. It was a neatly
put up job. I had work to yet it through.
But she's a daisy. You can depend on me
as long as the Missouri Pacific will stand
by me. "
"I'll tee to that. "
"But it must be kept , on tlio q. t. that 1
am in with you. You know I am a rip-
roaring anti-monop for the novt season.
1 am for the old man I mean Van Wyek
for all there is in it. "
"Do you really moan it ? "
"Of course , J am in with him until T
see a good chance to trip him up and
bounce him overboard. Don't you target
it. I am no spring chicken. "
"How about your going to congress ? "
"I am keeping that little scheme in
the background for the present. But
the outlook is first-rate for my nomina
"I'll sec you later , " said Mr. Gould , as
ho bade the Nemaha anti-monopolist
The Xew - .
District Attorney Estelle arrived in the
city yesterday after attending court , the
past month in Burt and Washington
counties. He informed a reporter for the
BEI : that in all probability ho would
commence the work of the criminal
t crm of court in this county , next week.
"How will the law abolishing the grand
jury work , think you ? " wa.s asked of Mr.
" 1 cnn hardly tell yet , but I believe it
will operate satisfactorily. Yes , 1 al
ready nave two or three men in the pen-
jtentiary whose cases have been brought
into the district court on criminal infer
mations tiled by me. There is one thing
to bo said in favor of the
old grand jury system , nnd
that is that one knows just what evidence
lie has to rest his prosecution upon before
ho commences the case , because most of
( lie evidence is brought before the grand
jury before the indictment is filetC On
the other hand under the new system I
have some trouble in knowing liefore-
hand just what evidence to rely upon.
About the only wty ; in which 1 can post
myself thoroughly is to attend tlio pre
liminary examination. Hut , on the whole ,
tin : new plan is much preferable to the
old. Jt is more expeditious , Jess cumber
some , less expensive.
There is not as much criminal business
to be disposed of this year , as there was
last , the cases taken Irom police court
being considerably less.
The following are the cases now in tlio
hands of District Attorney Estello which
have come up from the justice and po
lice courts , on which information is to be
Omaha , appellee , vs'William A. Smith ,
appellant , failure to run street ears.
State vs Thomas O'lJriun and James
Manning , 'rand larceny.
State vs Ihomiis Carroll and J.Koonoy ,
State vs Mulhall , peace warrant.
State vs Frank Dow , alias Martin , lar
State vs R. II. Coohran , embezzlement.
State vs C. F. Middleton , threatening
State vs John Harris , burglary.
State vs Patrick Boylan , larcuny.
Stale vs Mrs. Rebecca Armstrong , des
Stale vs Frank Traeeylarceny. .
State vs Charles Woods , larceny.
Slate vs James A. Kerr and 'Nathan
Weinberg , horse stealing.
Slate vs. lohn Kclloy , assault with in
tent to maim.
State vs William Wilson , larceny.
State vs Henry Myers , grand larceny.
The Mayoralty Contest.
The event in thocounty court yesterday
was the arguing of tlio motion lo throw
out the allldavlt-votes cast at the last
city election , which motion was made a
w diivsago by K. W. Slinoral , E * . < \ , tit-
torncy for Mr. "uurphj , tHe co tcitnnt.
Mr. IJo.vd was represented by hU nt-
torneys , .Indo } Savage , il. M. 'llmr.Moii ,
Ksq , and \V. J. Connell , Ks < \ . Mr. Mur
phy was represented by Mr. Simoral
The latter gmithmmn's opening nrjju-
Ktimentvnslniuf and to tlio poiiit. Ho t
ar i.ud In the lirM placu that . - . .tuitionI ( , (
chiipter , unthorUiiiK tint IIMIIJ ; of : illl- ]
davits was mill nnd void tlioron hly tin- t
coiiitilHlionsil--on the ; ; rounil that the |
constitution provides that a bill ( or act ) i
shall treat of but ono subject and that i
ri'fuivnco to that .subjout shall bo emi i
hndli-d In tint lillo of Iho net. ThU , ho t
argnud , was plainly not the ease in Iho f
matter of thosection ; rolntivu to allidavitn , t
: > h tin ) tit In dons not say anything about . -
allldaviH of all. Anotlici1 cnoral point i
\\i\ \ * that : t ci-rtuln portion of thu votes , <
at least , .m't'o null and void , jior so , for i
iva.-diis iHainly lolm HMupon \ their faco. \
Many of iheMi allliluvit.s , hit uriniml , ditl >
not y'hi > a Milllelinit reason , and the corI I
lespondintf vntws should bo thrown out. I
Jnd n .Savii 'u inado Ilio answering
aiiuneiK tlinl , while lh t-L'ftioiiauthor-
v : t'a- ' i e y ( itUldavils was not directly
included in the title , it wan imnlicdly so ,
inasmuch us that title was "An act to
provide a general election. " He cited
the case of Hereford vs. Miller , decided
by the supreme court , in which
it was held thut the cuiilion
might include a subordinate section in
geiierii ! terms. Judge Savage further ar
gued that ft' * court had no power to pass
upon the sullleu * * < c.v of reason given in
the affidavits ; thai tiy ! were only for the
guidance of the judges In deciding
whether or not to allow the jwrsons pro-
flouting such affidavits to vote. Further.
more , lie said , this motion to throw out
the affidavits was not according to law ,
because if granted , it would onoralo to
throw out evidence in the case before that
case was reached for trial.
Judge McCulloch has reserved his de
cision , which will be rendered in a day
mi : .
There wore eighty-three different ex
cuses for not registering recorded in the
affidavits. Some of them are extremely
ridiculous. For Instance , ! 2)1 ( ) persons
applied for election affidavits , alleging
that they did not register because they
thought they were always registered.
Some other noteworthy excuses are ,
"Neglect" 131 , "Supposed he was regis
tered" S ! , "Forgot1' , "He told a fellow
lo register for htm" 1 , "Did not think he.
would vet until election day" 1 , "Did
not know the time of registration" Util
and so on ad nauseam. These excuses
and many others , it is claimed , an ; illegal
and the persons making _ then ; should
have been barred from voting.
The following is the list of affidavits
filed , tabulated according to wards :
I'livt ward . IfH
.First district , Seeo id ward . M
Second district , Second waul . 40
Third wnid . SM
Klrstdtsti let. Fourth ward . fW
Second district. Fourth waul . 11T !
First district , Filth ward . 70
Second district. Fifth ward . W )
First district. Sixth wind . M
Second district , Sixth ward . W3
Total . 7ltl7
Of tlio.se 1,117 affidavits the counsel for
Mr. Murphy , E. W. Simeral , Esq. , will
claim that out 177 were issued for valid
reasons. The other ! UO affidavits , he
thinks , were illegally issued , and the cor
responding votes should be thrown out.
A CuriouH Complication.
Hon. William Pitt Kellogg , of Louisi
ana , has been in the city for the past few
days , negotiating with Mr. J. II. Millard ,
and Mr. Guy C. Barton , for a transfer to
them of a portion of his property on Far-
mini street. This hind , as is pretty well
known , extends from F.irnam to Hartley ,
( including a small strip .south of Hartley )
and from Twenty-third street to a point.
about 150 feet east of Samuel Brown's
Some months ago Messrs. Millard'and
Barton ma cup their minds that they
wanted a suction of this properly. Nego
tiations were entered into to purchase
about one-third of it , the strip
fronting 118 feel wide on Fnrnam
and Twenty-third streets and running
( dear back to the western and southern
limits. The price agreed upon between
Mr. Kellogg and Ihe gentleman desirous
of purchasing the property , was $ : il,000.
Arrangements had been nearly com
pleted ] for the transfer , when it was dis
covered I by chance that thorn was a "lly
on ( the soiij ) " a fiaw in the title. Mr.
James ( ! . bobbed
I Chapman up serenely
II as I the claimant of a strip of the property
eight ( feet wide , and extendjng the en
tire I length , east and west , lying between
Farnatn ] street ami the bulk of tlio land
A reporter talking yesterday with
Mr. ii i O. F. Davis , agent of Mr. Kellogg ,
learned i that Ihe titl'air stood in this wise :
Nearly twenty-two years ago , .lames G.
Chapman , transferred to Mr. Kellogg the
property ] under consideration , conveying
and intending to convey , as is alleged ,
the entire section of land. The limits of
the property were plainly defined and un
derstood , it is claimed , and are still to bo
seen in the old platted record. This was
before Farnain street was opened to the
present limits. When that thoroughfare
was opened , there occurred a slight dis
crepaney of 8 feet between the original
recorded survey and the new survey. The
difference , which technically made Mr.
Chapman the possessor of the 8 foot strip
was not discovered until just the other
day. Of course as the matter stands at
present this will prevent Mr. Kel
logg from giving a clear. ti
tle to the property. Mr. Da
vis said that negotiations were on foot
looking toward an amicable settlement
of the affair. "The fact of the mailer is , "
he said , ' 'that Mr. Chapman intended to
convey to Mr. Kellogg the entire prop
erty , and Mr. K. has been paying taxes
upon the land for the past twenty-one
years. Mr. _ Chapman will , I think , be
induced to give a quit-claim deed to the
property , in order to make the title a
porlectly clear one. If , however , he is
inclined to light the matter , Mr. Kellogg
is determined to make it warm for him. "
' Yesterday Gen. Howard received a let
ter from Division Commander General
Scholield , of Chicago , which may ( level-
ope an interesting state of affairs relative
to the Sioux Indians in this department.
For some time past there have been
complaints thai the Sioux Indians of thu
Pine Jlidgo and Rosebud agencies have
been in the habit of leaving their reser
vations and committing extensive depre
dations in the territory surrounding those
points. These alleged depredations have
been committed in thn newly-opened up
country ol Dakota and Wyoming. Most
of the settlers have been in the coun
try but a short lime , nnd are
just getting a istart in life. These depre
dations , Mich as cattle-killing , horse-
stealing , hay-burning , etc. , annoy them
seriously , it is alleged , and to such an ex
tent thatthey desire the protection oil the
government from the foragers. .Fust how
many Indians there are on the expedi
tion , or c\acly ! what they are doing , the
advices do not state. It is understood
that those complaints have been coming
in for bomo time , from a variety of
sources , and that the government is de
termined to sift the mutter to the bottom.
Gen. Howard has telegraphed lo Mtij.
Ditwees , of Fort Robinson , to thoroughly
investigate the complaints , and make a
report thereon as soon as possible.
"Of course , wo can't toll just what
truth there is in these complaints , " said
Ass't. Adj. Gen. Hall to a BIK : reporter
yesterday. " 1 am Inclined to think that
home of these white settlers tire simply
seared , 1 do not anticipate any scrlmis
trouble with the Slouxs. If there should
be arr"tJII"l-'illty , however. 1 think our
Fort 'Robinson troop * il ! ! ' "vu uo
trouble in handling the Indians. "
sn.u.vu 111:1:11 : : AT TIIIiovrs. : .
Col. Morrow , commandant at Fort
Sidney , has been having a dispute with
the saloon men of Sidney , as to whether
or not ho is entitled to sell beer at the
post without a lleciibo. Thn saloon men
at Sidney , who have been recently de
prived of the patronage of the soldiers ,
chum that their profits are soriottaly af
fected , and rcmoitstiate againsl the sell
ing of liquor to at the po.sl on the ground
that no license has been secured thore-
fm. They presented u written petition
to Col. Morrow , asking him to Mop the
Milling of liquor us bmii" illegal and un
fair. I'ho matter has neon referred to
Col. Henry , acting judge advocate of the
department , and yesterday a decision was
rendered to the elfcet that Col. Morrow
was light and had a perfect right to Mill
beer or liquor to the soldiers at the post ,
Inasmuch as the stale had ceded to the
military Uio post i enervation , and all
rjghlH of government therein. This de
cision U quite an important one , : i/i it
must apply alike to all posts throughout
this department. CoJ. Marrow claims
that by thus having tluflle of liquor un
der Ills own control , drunkenness among
the soldiers has bcenu'cdjiced ( o n mini
mum.HEN. . UlltJM'fl CAUSTIC UEMAHKS.
Adjutant General JJnim , writing , in
reference to the case qf Capt. Sladcn , tea
a certain gentleman in this city , is re
ported to have said that the captain Is
entitled to no immunity from the order
of the secretory of war on the score oi
his tvonnned leg , lieeiutsq ho had not re
ceived the injury in nuJUtjl service. This
may bo so , but it is nnnp the less true
that Capt. Sladeii received the injury
while acting directly in his line of duty.
He was stationed at Fort Vancouver
when the unfortunate accident occurred ,
and Vt as dashed by his horse against a
tree , while going out to meet a British
officer , ll might bo stated right hero
that this remark does not come with
peed grace from Adjutant General
Drum , who never served in a single bat
tle in the war of the rebellion.
Among tlu ; Mormons.
A reporter for the Bitfell : into conver
sation yesterday with Mr. .lames Olson , a
prominent citizen of Salt Lake city , nt ,
the Paxlon. Among other things Mr.
Olson expressed himself upon the feeling
among Mormons in Utah about the re
cent convictions for polygamy and un
lawful cohabitations. W. D. Newborn
and Frederick II. Hanson wore both tried
and convicted. The Mormons as a rule
are inclined to feel rather gloomy over
the result of the. trials , he said , as well
as highly indignant.tSomu express
themselves as being afraid that polygamy
my will receive a serious blow from'this
persecution , as they term it. A few seem
to think the Edmunds law will operate lo
banish polygamy altogether from the ter
ritory ; bul lite majority of them have had
their auger aroused to a ferocious pilch
and say they will fight , if neces
sary , for the lenets of their faith. Judge
Xane. who presided over he trials , he
.said , was being roundly abused by the
Mormon pulpit , press and people. The
Apostles are constantly ijroaeniiig ser
mons to their followers which tire lull of
treason to the government , urging their
listeners to make a linn stand against
their persecnlors. ' 'I shouldn't be at all
surprised if there were not.riot and blotitl-
j-hed in Utah before many weeks he said.
ll seems to me that trouble is brewing. "
It was learned at military head-qttar
lers yesterday that while no special
anticipation of trouble ju l at presjnt ,
forces are held in position .so that they
can be placed at Ihe governor's com
mand ut any motm nt.
An engine in the yards of the Union
Pacific here Sunday collided in switch
ing with a box car and slightly damaged
Assistant General liVoiglit Agent Grif
fiths , of the Union Pacific left Sunday
George II. Daniels , , commissioner of
the Colorado pool , is in the cil v.
Col. Sam Jones , general assistant pas
senger agent of the Union Pacific left for
Iho cubt yesterday.
AViSTEKIft : KAflT-S.
After many montlis.of-fighting the San
Francisco Passenger Association ( com
posed of the Pacific ooast agents of the
various eastern roads ) ha.s at last effected
an agreement which it is believed will
insure the maintenance of passenger
rates from the Pacific coast hereafter.
The preamble to the iimw agreement
stales "that the tarift'.fatqs published by
the Southern Paeifmiiompany for the sale
of tickets to eastern points sliall his strict
ly maintained. " Among the main point- !
noted in the agreement are that street
commissions shall be to all eastern
seaboard and European points , $ ! ! : to
all points east of the Mississippi
river and not seaboard points , $ 'J ; to the
Mississippi river points , $1. Tne other
commissions , which arc termed transcon
tinental commissions , and are fixed by
the various roads , are to bo paid only to
the representative of the road selling Iho
ticket. No free passes are to be given
under the penalty of the donor becoming
liable for payment to the arbitrator the
regular tariff rate of the pa s. The p 'ti-
ally for violation of the agreement is a
line of $30 for each offense , $ -5 going to tin-
party who substantiated the charge and
the balance to the treasury. All rail tick
ets bought is cases before the arbi
trator shall be redeemed by him nt tarill'
rates. No line can exchange the tickets
of another line for its own. The agent
whoso mime is on the back of any ticket
is the responsible party , ami the agent
purchasing any ticket with his name on
the back thereof assumes the responsibil
ity of any irregularity. Companies here
after establishing agencies in Calilornia
shall be requested to sign Ihe agreement ,
A notice of withdrawal must bo given in
writing six days prior.
"You tire a little too much for me , " re
marked a gentleman as he stood up be
side another at the Union Pacific depot
yesterday afternoon. The gentlemen ,
who were .strangers , shook hands and
introduced themselves. The first speaker
was Mr. Maker , of Council Blulls , and
the other Mr , Cooper , of Brainard , Neb.
Mr. Baker , who is u unlive of Kentucky ,
is six feet and six inches in height , and
Mr. Cooper , who was born in Virginia ,
is six feet and six and ono-half inches in
height. Both gentlemen are well-pro
portioned and have the appearance of
being very strong. They attracted con
siderable attention , as it is unusual to see
two such largo men Mr. Cooper re
marked that he never saw but one man
who was taller than himself , and he vol
unteered to servo in Mr. Cooper's regi
ment , the Seventh Iowa , but was rejected.
Don't hawk , and blow , and spit , but
use Dr. Sago's Catarrh Remedy.
Held for Grand I/uroeny.
The examination of Pearl Baker , Al
Monroe , and Clinrlefe Bjiir for robbing
Moses KountKO of hifvwalch and chain last
Wednesday , was held yesterdayif ternoon
before Judge Stonborg. Considerable tes
timony was taken , resulting in the
acquittal of the t women : but tlio woman
was bound over in the sujn of $1,000 , for
trial at this term of Ihe U/striet / court. In
default of bail she was committed to the
TO TIIK 'J'ltAViM.JfffJ '
Jordan Iloneo. ( irand wand , Nob. , Cap-
lain C. H. Jordan , proprietor , nr.st-ela.sa
in ovary ruapuoi. uuoddiuinplo rooms.
y ; .
Church Gould and Jay Howe were in
the city yesterday.
Mlbs Lilllc. Koch , of St. Jou , Mo. , is the
guest of Miss Lucy Drexel.
The last number of Golden Days , a
Jjoyn1 weekly periodical of a refined char
acter , contains the tir.stchnptcrof "Cadet
Days , " a West Point btory , written by
First Lieutenant W. R. Hamilton. The
author is a member of the Filth artillery
stationed at Fort Omaha , and both he
and his talented \\ife , Mrs. Alien King
Hamilton , who has already achieved
much literary celebrity , are well known
in the social and military circles of this
EXCURSION TO CALIFORNIA.
On October & > d Tim Union Pacilio will
have a first elnss excursion to California.
Round trip rate only * 100. Tickets good
fcix months. Write lo J. W. Moivc , Gen
eral Pu ; > sonyer Agent forfull i articular * .
BIG BOOM ON A BROAD BASIS ,
The Missouri PnoinWa Plans for ft Rontl to
AN INTERVIEW WITH JAY GOULD.
The Ilnilrontl Magnate Both
clous ami llt'tlucnt , Tliel'rolm-
blc Course Conjectures.
Yesterday afternoon Jiiy Gould nml liN
party urrivcil in Onuiliu , in a special cur
over the Missouri 1'ncillu railway.
The jiarty consisted of the railroad
nuigntito , his BOH George , Kusscll
Sage , rapt. J.V. . Shockleftml , Mr. A. L.
Hopkhm , Dr. Munn , H. M. Iloxlo , first
vlcr-pn'Mtli-nt of tlin Missouri 1'acio rail
road , William Kerrigan , gciiontl snpor
inlomlonl , E. K. Sililey , supdrintcndcnt ,
C. 1) . WttrnirV. . \V. Fti-jan , division
minorintomlont , A. S. Kvcrcst , uttornoy ,
and W. U. Otiton , treasurer.
Mr. Gould was mot by S. II. II. Clark
at the di'pot , mid for about half an hour
the party was driven about the city in
carriage : ) , ufti-r which they returned to
the special train. In the evening , Mr.
Gould and soniu of the uu > mlu < rs of his
party went to the residence of Mr. S. 11.
Callaway , whuro they apent several
hours in a very pleasant way. This
morning , at 0 o'clock , the special train
will pull out for Kansas City.
Mil. OOPI.l ) AND WHAT IIP. HAYS.
Mr. Gould's visit to this city moans
nothing more nor less than a new road or
extension of the Missouri Pacific from
this fily into northwestern Nebraska ,
something that lias been needed for years
I/t t night this fact was ilrst exclu
sively announced in the. Hr.i : that Mr. S.
II. II. Clark had purchased either for
the. Holt 1/mi ! or the Missouri Pacilio
railway the old Taylor farm , two miles
out on the line of Lcavcnworlh street ,
paving for the twenty acres thereof the
Mini of $18,000.
It was also announced , as a surmise ,
thai this meant the projection by the
Missouri Pacific of a line into the north
west , and that the Missouri Pacific prob
ably intended to build a round-house ,
depot , etc. , on the plat. A reporter
questioned Mr. Clark about this in the
afternoon. " 1 can't tell yon anything
about the matter , " he replied. " 1 can
neither aflirm nor deny the report.
You had bettor MC Mr.Gould himself
about the matter. "
The reporter took Clark's advice , wont
down to Mr. Gould's private car , and
was accorded tin interview with the rail
"Mr. ( Pould , " was asked , "what is the
object of your visit to OmahaY"
" 1 am here , " I us replied , "on my regu
lar tour of inspection of the Miibouri
Pacific .syhtem. Mr. Sage and the ollieials
of the road came with mo simply as a
matter of pleasure. "
"It ib rumored that your road intends
to build a. line into northwestern Ne
braska , and that the purchase of the
Taylor farm was made oy Mr. Clark for
the Missouri Pacific , with aview to build
ing thereon a depot , round-house , shops ,
"Well , I [ don't earo to open my
mouth on that Mibjcct. The ot-
Jicers of the road Intvo not fully
made up their minds what is the
best thing to do with any siiare money
that they may have on hand.Va shall
undoubtedly build some branch lines , but
jiust where 1 can't now say. "
"Do .you intend to improve the present
lines o'f the Mi * onri Pacific road ? "
"Yes , 1 fchall spend a great deal of
money on tins line of the road from here
to Kansas City , and shall make it in point
of general equipment , one of thcs best ,
roads in the country. Yes , from Omaha
we go direct to Kansas City and then
soutnward over the line of the Missouri ,
Kansas As Texas.
"I am ( surprised to see. the general
prosperity of this .state and this section of
the west , " continued Mr. Gould. " 1 can
say that 1 was astounded to note the
growth of your town since I was here
three years ago. 1 believe that Omaha
has a j ri'iil future before it , and that it is
boumrto become mm of the liveliest , and
mo.sL thriving cities in the wesl. "
"In what condition do you regard the
railroad affairs of this country as being ? "
"Well , all'aii'H have been in pretty
bad shape during the. past year or so ,
but . ( tar as I can read the .signs of the
times with reference to the great rail
ways of Ibis country there is a 'good time
coming. ' Kates are gradually being es
tablished in the cast , hiiMiicbs is swing
ing around to a goud basis , and I don t
anticipate any more railroad wars for a
time at least. To my mind the outlook
all over the country is encouraging. I
am inclined to feel that the railway
business as well as tint commercial in
terests of this land arc about l < i witness
an era of rare prosperity. Mo far as rail
roads are concerned , 1 leel a great deal
of confidence in the ability of tno trunk
line presidents to keep rates to the pay
ing point , now that they have beeomo
aware of the exigencies of the situation. "
"What do you think of the recent labor
slril.es , Mr. Goiildr"
"I don't think , as I have repeatedly
said betore , that there should bn any
Mnkcion a railway , and 1 will tell you
why ; railway employes cannot prosper
unless ihi ) railway is prosperous ; to , cm
the other hand , a railway cannot prosiicr
unless its employes arc prosperous. This
inU-re-ts of both employer and employed
arc. mutual , I think the employe should
have the largest possible wages consist
ent with the ability of the road to make
expenditures. 1 don't think that the em
ployes of the road should demand larger
wages than the road can pay , and on thn
other hand 1 don't bnliuvo that a
road wlioiild M-uk to make
money at the expense of ( ho
intere'sts of the employed. Here is the
whole solution of the question. If its
principles were only remembered and
protected there would be no labor
Mr. Gould continued the conversation
some time , touching upon a variety of
topics , of general interest. lie refused
to answer the reporter's Inquiry , "Did
you lose , us reported , ifc'OO.OOU in the
'Smith failure on Wall htrect last weeky"
declining to thus give away hta private
business. His MM George , however ,
iiidiijjly : | suld that the report was pret
ty 'nearly ? ; : : - : but hu bald he guessed
tlio Gould family htm Cv"5" : : o y ' ,
live on , a while longer ,
Till : NOinilWKbfUl.V IWANVII.
It will be noted above that Mr. Gould
declined to express himself positively on
the plans of I lie Missouri Pacific relative
to the extension into Northwest Nebraska
kalint Mr. George Gould did. Ho in
formed a reporter that there was every
probability that the northwestern road
\\ould be 'built. The Taylor farm , ho
said , had been purchased by Mr. Clark
for the Missouri Pacific , and would
be used for the erection of
a depot and round house.
No hliops will bo built there
because for the present all rolling stock
for the Nebraska line could bo easily
supplied from the company's shops at
Sedalia , Mo. Mr Gould refused to enter
Into any particulars as to when or to
M lint terminal point tlio road was to bo
It is probable from nil that cnn bo
Gathered in railroad circles that the
Missouri Pacific intJiids to throw out n
line lo a point .tlitrhli.v noithwcxtof Ihi8
city , my to Madison , or West Point , or
Oakdale. nnd from there to throw out
feeders into far northeastern nnd northwestern -
western Nebraska. This , however , is all
inero conjecture , and must bo taken ns
such. There is nevertheless no rcn on
to doubt but that the long desired road
into northwestern Nebraska is an assured
fact. "You may just depend upon it that
vc arc to have that line , " said a man
well posted in railway matters to a re
porter lor tlio HIK : yesterday , "and it
won't be so very long either. Why ,
oven if there were no other
circumstance to lead'ino to believ'o ' this ,
I should think to from the fact that the
Missouri Pacific lias purchased this largo
tract of hind southwest of this city ,
twenty acres in e\tent. They certainly
don't want It for right of way. Jay
( Sonlil doesn't understand anything
about farming , there fort1 it must be for
the purpose of furn ! hing a site for
depots , i omul houses , etc. And what
would the M. P. want with these without
a liiii * into some portion of ( ho Mate in
all probability the northwest ? See ? "
ACTION ol' TIM : IIOAllt ) OK TltADi : .
As will be noted by reforctu-o to the re
port of the board of trade meeting lust
night , n committee is to bo appointed to
take Into consideration the fcn lblHiy of
building a railroad from Omaha , to the
northwest. Tlio members of the board
are very much in earnest about tlio mat
ter , ami a nnmbor of Omaha capitalists
nro lo bo consulted in reference to it by
the committee , who will then report , to
the board of trade the necessary action
lo bo taken.
A large delegation of Pythian knights
from this city go to Lincoln to-night to
attend the grand lodge. Four Omaha
lodges will bo represented Omar , Planet ,
Myrtle and Nebraska No. 1.
A woman living in the btiildingon Tenth
street , near Douglas , known as the Limlo
hotel , tried to biiicide yesterday after
noon by taking laudanum. Despond
ency the cause. An energetic doctor and
a lightning stomacho pump proved her
There will be a meeting of property
owners on Tenth street this afternoon nt
1 o'clock at Turner hall , to discuss Iho
question of the proposed Tenth street
viaduct. The committee is anxious that
all Tenth street property owners should
The Women's Christian Temperance
union of Omaha earnestly requests all the
city pastors to meet Mrs. Ilonry , evan-
p-le t of the National Women's Christian
Temperance union , in consultation , this
afternoon at U o'clock , at the Bucking
ham reading room , Twelfth .street.
A birthday party was held on Sunday
evening at the resilience of S. Selig ohn ,
in honor of his daughter , Miss Nettie.
An ejcgant repast was SIM-VIM ! late in the
evening. Music and dancing furnished
the pleasures of t , e evening. The occa
sion was u thoroughly pleasurable one ,
and will long bo remembered.
The case of llendrieks against the
board of comity commissioners to re
cover tlio dill'orenco between 1- and -10
per cent on money invested in tax sales ,
occupied the attention of the district
court yesterday. The claim is made gn
an old territorial law which has never
The city treasurer has been busy both
Saturday and yesterday receiving the
third quarterly payment of liquor li
censes. Up to last night over one hun
dred saloon keepers bad made their pay
ments , amounting to $ > , UOO. There arc
about forty yet in arrears , and Marshal
Cnmmingswas after them yesterday with
a sharp btiek.
Tills powiler nnvcr vario ? . A tnnrvo ot
Ftidiifrlli nml wlmlcMiinoiio-H , MOID ccoiininl'-nl
tlinii tlio onlliiiir.v UlmiH , ami eiimiot bo bold In
competition with ll'o miiltltinle ot low test , short
wpljflit nml D'uxipliiiii ' ) powdi-re. tuli only In
L-im . lioytil linking Poivdur < < > . , Ifti Wall ctrcot ,
KJMBA LL PIANOS
Shoot Mtiblo and IJoolf.
Hallet & Davis Pianos
Violin" , Oulliird and HaiijoH.
I'liiao Stools find covers.
Send -o Mump lor c'utnlwiir.
I'liiBh KooJi nnd Novelties.
Engravings , Paintings
DR. BENJ. NICE ,
Special Attention Given to Diseases of Women.
I i . . -I i i' . i.
Can bo consulted In lint'iMi nnd ( icnniiu.
IIooui lUC'iiiiinMi'Mlllouk.Hou Uiiht Corner Cup.
Avrnuo unil Hlxtroiitli ; "
* * * * -a w csTiiniW
J.VA. JL.U. AUXtJiSWX >
General Insurance Agent
imi'itisu.vr.s : :
Flurnlv Iniurnnco Co. , C. li
. . .
WvMriu ! tnr. N. V. , Assets
ll.diih 1'iillH. Aw-ntH. -
li'raitl ' I'llii. I'liilmlnlplilii > CH |
O. F. DAVIS & CO.
Nebraska Land Agency
( U.pcrul iU-itor | In Ural I'-ttntt and llc-ai l.it.nu
JIui li'iitus , U > 0 I'nriiinu fcl. , Oni.iUi , Nil )
MOST PERFECT MADE
fiirrstmul stroncp t Nntitr.nl Fntlt flavors.
Vanilla. 1.0111011 , Or.itiftc , Almond , llnse , etc. ,
flavor a * delicately nm ! naturally ni tlia Jrult ,
PRICE DAKINO POWDCR CO. ,
CHICAOO. BT. IXUMU )
S. W. Cor. Fanum & 12lh Sts.
Capital , 100,000
C. W. HAMILTON , Pioslilont.
M. T. IIAHT.OW ,
i > nnurtms : :
H. > T. CuMwdl.r. W. llmnlttmi , It. K Smith
JUT. lliulow C. Will Itumllluu.
it. i ( lAiu.ints. lII. . .10IINRON
Oarlichs & Johnson ,
516 N. 16th STREET , OMAHA , NEB.
Investment .Secinitle.s , Moitgnfo Loans.
Loans negotiated on city pioperly and 1m-
G percent Inleie t allowed on time
ED KUPPIG. Proprielor ,
so IN. Sixteenth Strcot.
rr"sliPnltmiil Pmol.eil AluntH. ( lonnnn Fun-
lers u specialty. ( Jiuni1'onliry uiul Vrjetn-
lilus In touson. Xo cheaper nmrKotin tuun.
California Meat Market
Dealers In Fresh nml Snlt MciitH , Poultry na
COINoitli 1CU ) Street.
Upholstery & Repairing
No. 1G01 Cuss Street ,
Mnfccsovcr Mnttiossos.ropulrsKnrntturo make
ne it as Rood us new. 1'llUmn nml llolriturf * made
to rmlor. Chairs resented , lower prleo.s thilii clso-
\\hoieitiiU\vedoourowii\vork. Hoya IUM "Ot
employed. Semi postal nnd uo will cull on you.
' SAN GOON !
The nonl Genuine CHINESn TFiA , in quarter
noiuid. hall' pound mill pound imrKiiM. | HoiU
Impoi ted first class ircmilnn ClilncbO ilrlnU and
not tlio humbug pulutod teas.
SAN GOON ,
No. 418 N. Sixteenth Struct.
DK. JAS. BUOKE'JT ,
Oillee and Itoeldoiico , 721 N. 10th St. ,
Omulm , NobrusKu.
[ BOOT SETOE3S.
C. J. PALMQUIST.
Tliovo Is no hotter trri'icrot' ' Hints unl Shoos
tills city tliiin tlio workman tibnvu named.
KonuirliiK neutlv ilono. Satlsliuillon nnd por-
uot llturo In-tiri'd by patroiii/hitf un iiucom-
Shop at No. 1U 8. 10th St , between Douglas
PATENT MEDICINES , KTC.
SOS Sixteenth St.
Corner Htoro , Miwinlo Hull.
W. J. WHITEHOUSE ,
, I'nltitH , Oiln nml Stationery. Hiirolm J'ilo
lnlmciit CIIHrvuiy Ihno. 1'ili-u CUvuntH. r.v-
ly IJOY WuiTiuitoil.
16th St. RESTAURANT
CIIAS , R , WEBSTER. Prop ,
lic neatest nml hnit cimdiic'tiid niilslnoJn the
northern pin t ol town. Try mi lor < > no wnolf.
No. ; ) Mill noiii1 Chicago St ,
The Morris Restaurant
: the very lii't cntliiK IIOUEO in the i-liy , Try It
TlfU'ts lorL'i'iniVilV W TO.
lltmidlo tliu wiM'ktfJ.ii'i. MrulH , iXio < Kih.
IGtli M. Douglas and Dodge Sts
J. F. SIJOKH ,
iluKcs the htmn/fo't / , t , clicvincet nnd
Harness , Saddles , Whips ,
IliihoH , nml nil Miuelul ni titles In this line h
ulwiijh on liiiiMi. Itopuh liw ii BiMjchiliy.
1U1 N. ] Ulh St. . lint Jlodiio nnd ( npllol A\'C.
Jl.ul.ini Cntrr-i.U ! ! rliiinlriiii , riircni'loulcl , Mind
IfjiiItT itii'l rruplict" L'nter. . " 'inlu * ilt'sirlDnlj Uio
i.id In nurtcro [ HilntH nut ; Ii.ro or Imti'n-ii * Mlliffp
i'r tV'1 ' ll ) Milvciiill ( htdiicii , ( uri' Lnlfiihin wllli
t rim .V"I i > IUM'ly turn licailaclijillllnaii tllnijrilur > ,
iimiitlmn. i.1"wrlmmliill kliln < ; y. llvt-r unit Mom-
ilimiM'K and iloiu-Mtnicillii. IIif ul > l rnru liiivu
eun limit il hy lii-i In "no , " -illi. I'oniH iiinl biiiilnni
uiml. ' 1'liU ii'lubialt-il nn < l ijiiij 'uf/rt't-'lplut I'll I vC
umi'l ' nt loom I. , Nu. 'Hi N. lali bl.
& MAUL ,
IX 1(1,1. ( ] . .IlltOlH. )
U JN7 / > Kit TA K KH S ,
AM ) KMllAI.MKItK.
Anln ifldMiuid HuT I'm-mim Kt. Ordri * by
rlfini | n Inlliil mill ( iiutuily ] | ullitujid lu ,
cli'plixm Si,5. .
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