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B K * THE OMAHA , DAH/Y BEE , TUESDAY. OCTOBER 27 , 1885.
Two local E'miecTs rrgcgo in Q Kill in
THE U. P' . RESTORES OLD HOURS ,
IlAllwny Notes of General
AVorh on tlio Holt I.lnc J'olKl-
enl VolntfrH I'olloo News
A Snvnga Kncotinfor.
For the pn < t few days ( ho topic of cnn-
vdrantion m sporting circles hn.i boon tlio
Nugcnt-Ktiith fight of a week ago. An-
oilier pugillpflf encounter has ju l taken
place which will doubtless furnish a
( homo equally interesting.
Knrly Sunday morning occurred 0110
of the most hotly contested , nlboit
promptly wound nj , prlzo lights ever
Keen in this cltj. The principals were
"Zcko" Murdoch. a wcll-knoxvn gambler ,
recently anhed hero fiom Davenport ,
lown , nnd Robert Poland , alias "Windy
Jk > b"nn equally Well-known "man of
the tow.1" ' Thu nfl'nir
} ) ' won entirely im
promptu , and grew out of n quarrel
which both men bad nt a caloon "open
ing" on Fifteenth street. A per
emptory challenge was issued by Mur
doch to settle tlio nfl'uir In a
ring outside of the city , when ! police in
terference would bo Impossible. Poland ,
vilio Is aptly styleil "Wmdj , " Ilnully con
cluded to nceet ] ) tlio challenge , and ( nicks
worn engaged for the whole party , in-
chilling MHno twelve or fifteen sporting
men who happened to bo present. The
party was driven out on Sherman ave
nue , beyond the city limits , where u level
miot was selected and u ring marked out ,
0. A. Smith , the pugilist , aetcd as "mas-
tor of ceremonies" and referee , superin
tending the ? details of tlio arrangements.
AltliotiK.lt the air was rather eliilly , the
men stripped to the waist and faced each
other. Murdoch was much taller and a
trillo heavier than his opponent , and
those circumstances , added to that of his
being a 'scientific ' sp.-irrcr , gave him
n ninrked advantage over Poland.
When time was called both men
advanced and shook hands. The round
opened with a emulous sparring for the
first moment or two. Then Murdoch
reached in and beating down the guard
of his opponent , commenced to rain in a
series of telling blown. Poland defended
himself as best bo could , and succeeded
in planting several stinging blows on the
phtz of his opponent , but it soon became.
ovidcut that ho was the weakest man of
the two. The round closed with some
vicious fehort-arm work , and Poland bu-
ing exhausted , rushed in and clinched
with Murdoch. Both fell , Murdoch on
SECOND ItOUNI ) .
The two men we ro at once separated.
and without waiting for the formality of
taking the customary two minutes' rest
they rushed at it , again. It was soon evi
dent that Poland was badly used up , nnd
that unless he .soon regained his wind be
would have to throw uu the sponge.
Murdoch commenced to press the light ,
and again beating down Poland's guard.
planted vicious right and left banders all
over bis face and body. Poland
made 'frantic endeavors to brace
himself and dealt Murdoch
one or two savngo cuts which , how
ever , failed to draw blood. The round
was closed by Murdoch's planting a ter-
rilie right bander on Pohind's ear which
almost throw nim from his feet lie fell
back exhausted nnd called for the refcreo
to close tbo fight , saj'ing that ho had
enough. The nye men were then told to
shake hands which they did very reluct
antly. Poland was covered with blood ,
and the short round and a half had quite
evidently used him up pretty thoroughly.
Murdoch , on the other hand , was as fresh
ns a daisy , and hardly scratched.
Nine Jlourn Tiino in the Shops The
licit Ivlno Mai , I2tc.
The Union Pacific shops' whistle blew
"the assembly" nt 7 yesterday morn
Late Saturday afternoon n notice over
the band of General Superintendent
Smith , was posted through tbo various
departments of tlio shops , to the cfl'ect
that dully work would be extended from
eight to nine hours , beginning each day
nt 7 n. m. instead of 8. a. m. as has been
the custom for the past two months.
An otlicial of the road was approached
on the subject and asked to explain its
"It means , " said he , "that the eight
hour system is played out so far as our
experience with it is concerned. Since
the reduction of time some several weeks
ago , the1 work of the chops has never
been thoroughly satisfactory. It has
actually occurred that wo have failed tote
to get eight hours' work out of the men ,
whether through intention on their part
or sheer inability J am not prepared
to way. Hut tlio fact is that
each day saw discrepancy and left over
odd jobbs which , in the course of the
week , accumulated to a formidable task ,
and demanded extra hours of work to
dispose of. "
The schedule of wages is the same , and
the men seemed pleated enough at the
rhango and the opportunities it oilers
for more earnings. Tim hours are now :
From 7 a. m to noon ; from 1 p. m. to 5
p. in. , nine houri ? a day.
1I1E 11KI.T LINK.
Mr. S. II. II. Clark , of thoOmaha Hell
Line railway was approached by a re
porter for the ! : : yesterday and nsKed
itbout the proposed route of the lino.
The work of condemnation has been go
ing on rapidly for the ptist few \\ocks ,
and the land lias nearly all been secured
Mr. Clark bald , however , that until ( ho
right of way had been secured for the en
tire line , It would not do to make a de
tailed ( statement of the route. "For. "
said ho , "if F were to tell you exactly
how our line will cross such and such
points , the land in those places , which
wo" have not secured , would bu put up tea
a much higher price than we could in all
reason iillord to pay. "
Mr , Clark , however , gave the reporter
n general idea of the route of the line.
It will commence on the south line of
California street , limn run west t > uvcral
blocks until It htrikes Fifteenth strei < t.
On this thoroughfare it will continue
northward ifor n mile or M > , running
parallel with the line of the Northwest
era for hovcral blocks , and fhootiiig
westward when it reaches the fair
grounds , until it strikes the blutl'a. U
will then run -outh for about two miles ,
whentaking a southeastern course it w ill
trlko the stock yards. The entire length
of the Una will be tibout nine miles. ' 1 ho
freight depot nnd general passengo-
depot will bti on Fifteenth street near
that of the Northwestern. Of couixi
thuro wiH bi'Miiallcr ( depots all along the
Jlne of the rqud.
Work is being pushed on tbo line in
good cnrricflt. IVstwdny workmen were .
put to work on North Fifteenth street ,
imd about l.WH ) feet of track were laid.
The dirt How in lively htyle , und the na
tives in tnnt vicinity worn taken by sur-
prlec whcj ) they MIW tbc sm-pentino form
of the roixd ,01-uuping , along Hfteentli
Btroot , . . .
Mr. Clarknalso remarked that tlio work
of grnilliijf-wan going on nt n rapid pace
W lt of the fair ground * . The munition
of the company fito buvc ua iiiueb of the
line laid ns possible before coicl weather
commence' ! in good tmf'nuH. &
To-iiAy's hxttitMoN ro CIIAUKON. (
The excursion to Clmdron , which the
Sioux City & Pacific has boon preparing
lor the pa t iew weeks is an event of to
day. The train leaves hero nt 8-20
a. m. , and qoes northward to Hinir.
Tiekets will be extended to thirteen days
so that the e desiring to vi it the Ulnck
11111 : ) will have ample time to makn the
stage journey from Clmdron to Dead-
wood. The faro for the round trip is
$21.10 , with .fl ( additional for sleeper ac
commodations. About one hundred
tickets have already been sold. This ex
cursion otFi-rs one of the best opportuni
ties attainable for a visit to the wonder
ful country of the northwest , toward
which so many railway prospects are
xorns AND i'Et-o : ! f M.S.
The Chicago & Milwaukee has issued
under the title of "The Tom-let's Won
derland , " a book containing n sketcli of
the points of interest readied on the line.
The book is written by the famous Col.
PatlJolan whoii' grip on grandiloquence
is world-renowned. The cover is magnifi
cently illuminated nnd the illustrations
are numerous and artistic.
K. C. Moorhonse , general freight agent
of the Sioux City iV : Pacilic , is in the city.
Conductors 1-ov. of the Itoek Island ,
nnd Lung , of the Milwaukee , are in the
The Q. was four hours Into this morn-
in" ; .
r. A. Nash , general agent of the Mil
waukee , returns tlds afternoon from
( it-ant Williams , of tbo Union Pacific
telegraph department , after n three
weeks' jdcgo of malaria , is able to re
turn to bis key.
S. T. Josaelyn , paymaster of tbo Union
Pacific , arrived iu the city yesterday
The Kick In llio County Democi-noy
iKMim of thu Campaign.
"What do you think of the ticket made
up in Saturday's eonv ention ? " was ask
ed of several prominent democrats yes
The responses were all of ( ho same ten
or and to thi ) etl'eet tint "tlio respeot.iblo
element of the county democracy
would handle it with a ment n\c anil
slaughter the ticket in tlio goriest of gory
" " said "If 'do ' the
"Say , one , gang' or
machine crowd in the Douglas street
democracy think they can saddle such
rill'-raU'upon us. they are fooled and it is
the purpose of tlio rank and file to give
it their time. With the exception of one
or two men on the ticket , who are clean ,
personally popular men , ' .snowed under *
does _ not half express the disastrous fate
which awaits that ticket. "
The "kick" which the county democ
racy is making is of great vigor and dangerous
gerous to its interests' in the isnio of the
present campaign. A bolt is imminent.
Mr. John O'Connell , a prominent third
warder , has announced luniiolf as an independent -
dependent democratic candidate for
shcrifT. He has many friends iu this city.
especially among the workingmeii , and
will make a lively rustle for n lirst place.
Judge D J. Selden announces himself
as an independent candidate for justice
of the peace in the first district. The
judge says that "do boys" have had it
too much their own way and he proposes
personally to sustain his interests.
Under stress of much electioneering ,
Mr. P. Ford , the democratic candidate
for Mieriir , has temporarily lost control
of bis voice , and now goes about declar
ing political gospel as husky as a si Lam-
boat whistle in a fog.
Lenvcmvorth Street Griitlc.
A large delegation of property owners
on Leavenworth and College streets were
present at the city council chamber last
evening to meet the council committee
on grades and grading. Prominent in
the delegation were John T. Bell , C W.
Hamilton anil City Attorney Council ,
all heavy property owners on Leaven-
worth street. The gentlemen were pres
ent to consult with the committee in ref
erence to the established grade of Letiv-
enworth street between Twentieth and
Jacob. This grade , which was estab
lished by ordinance some three months
ago , bad not proved ( -atisfaetory to a
number of property owners on thntstrcct
and College street , some being dissatis-
lied because the street would be out too
much in front of their property , and
others becau&o it would be lined "in too
much. The deepest cut couti'tr.pHto.d in
the grade is thirteen feet , and at the in
tersection of Collesro i-trcet n 111 ! of
twenty-three feet would be necessary.
An outline of the strict bad been prepared -
pared by some of the members of the
delegation , showing the grade as estab
lished. Over it had been drawn n pro
file indicating a compromise grade which
some of the members of the delegation
favored. The latter grade reduced both
the cuts and fillings contemplated In the
established grades , but , if adopted ,
would make the street a series of .steep
rises and declivities. Mr. Hamilton , in
front of whoso property the street would
be cut away ten feet by ; the established
gradu , was in favor of the compromise
grade , which reduces the cut by several
feet.City Attorney Council , however , ex
pressed himself ns being in favor of oven
a more radical grade than ( ho estab
lished one. Ills property fronts the street
where both the deepest cuts and the
largest fills will be made , but ho consid
ered that the grade which would improve
the htreet the most , without reference to
tbij property abutting on it , was the one
which should be adopted. It would , in
the cud , he believed , result in
the value of the property , lie expressed
I ho belief that Leavenworth btrei-t , if
properly graded , will -shortly become
one of the leading MroeU of Omaha , be
ing to tiio southern part of the city what
( 'umiiig street is to tne northern part.
The committee took the matter under
advisement and will repoit their deliber
ations to the city council this evening.
The winter amusements have set in nt
Fort Omaha , in the shape of private
theatricals , there being n representation
on Thursday eu'iiing , Oct. SSHIi , of "My
Uncle's Will , " and "The Old Guard. "
The principal character in tlio hitter play
is "IhivroMU1 , " ono of Napoleon's old
guard , which will bo rendered by Lieut
It. 1) ) . Price , who , wo have been informed ,
has received much praise for previous
renditions of this excellent character.
We understand that those invited ( o
attend can make arrangements at the
Omnibus stables for transportation to the
fort for a moderate sum , if n sullicirnt
number will leave tlicir names and ml-
Polleuniim Murphy and Hayes bad a
hard struggle lii \ evening with Jerry
Collins , a tough , who was drunk nnd
nctlng in an obstreperous manner on
.South Thirteenth elroct. Jerry did not
propose to bo arrested and indicated bin
intention of doing as ho pleased , llui
when tbo two olllcerh once secured n
good bold on him , all his cll'orts to tear
himself from their clutches proved un
availing. Ho was maruhcd to police
headquarters , whore ho wasconlined und
n ohargn entered against him of being
drunk und ronlstlng an oHeoiv ( Jurr > ,
will bo reniouibcred s Ibe young mim
early last summer , won tl < c nflVc
( ion * ofiMIs * Aiaggio Enrlght , nriil after
securing her hnrd-enrned money on R
pretext of buying the necessary articles
with which to begin housekeeping , sud
denly left the city on the morning Iho
wedding was to have been celebrated.
Ho was captured in Kansas city by de
tectives. brought back to Omaha , nnd
confined in the county jail. His sentence
o.xpired only a day or two iigo , and ho
was colcbrnt'ing his liberty wlicn ngaln
arrested last night.
Something About tbo 3Icn Who
Ciitnrd ( lie City .Alnr.sliul Oiiin
inliiK AVnntH n Iinrfjer 1''orco
Tlio I'nd-ol AViiRon.
"What this needs " said
city , MnrMiaj.
Cuminings to u reporter yesterday , "is a
largely increased police force. Wo have
now thirty men.which number Is entirely
lee small. Tlio force should consist of
at lea = t fifty men , and then it would bo
none too large. At present wo haVe not
men enough to patrol llio cityns it should
be patrolled , nnd il is a wonder that with
the small number of policemen we have ,
there is not more crime committed In the
highways nnd the bjwajs. "
Marshal Cuminings being pressed for
facls in support of bis statements , gave
the reporter Homo points concerning
Omaha's police force , Vthleh may not
prove uninteresting , especially as the
general public know nothing of llio men
who guard llio city's "homos and lire
sides , " and of the life they lead.
There arc at present thirty men on the
police force of lliis city. Of this mini
ber , one is sick , which leaves n force of
SO men for ncttinl duty. Of those ,
two ollieers urn detailed for jail duty ,
one in the day linn ; and one at night.
Then there is a man especially detailed
for "city business" to collect lines ,
licences , etc and one man assigned to
special court duty , who "calls court , "
serves subpunaes , etc. And , finally ,
there is one man who is known as tbo
olllcer-at-largc , who has the entire city
an his heal , and who is supposed to make
" " of the and
a general "round-up" tramiH
suspicious characters ho meets in his
This leaves twenty-four men for actual
duty on beats. Ten of thc > -c are assigned
to day work and fourteen to night duty.
Two of then- men are known as
roundsmen and are detailed to make a
general night and day "roundup" of thu
city , and to see that all the policemen
are not sleeping or loaling in saloons ,
and are otherwise strictly attending to
duty. The territory covered by tin so po
licemen extLiidd from Ninth street to
about Sixteenth street and Irom Loin en-
worth street to ( uminjr. A number of
policemen are compelled , under the pres
ent order of things , to patrol two and
even three streets , homo of them for a
distance of eight or ten blocks.
Twelve hours constitutes a day's work
for the members of the day force. They
go on their bents at 7 o'clock in the morn
ing and leave them at 7 o'clock iu the
evening , and go to roll-call at the police
court , when , alter that formality , they
give vui > to tin1 night men The "owls"
patrol their beats until 5 o'clock in the
morning , when they go to "early dawn
roll-calf , " and two policemen are son t
out to patrol the town on dogwatch ,
from .1 to 7 o'clock.
On the lirst of each month the nion arc
"changed around" that SM , the ni lit
men ex-change places with the day men.
This rotation is kept up the year around ,
and gives the men an equal taste of night
and day work.
MnrMinl Cummins * , of course , is the
executive bead of "the force , and from
him all orders emanate , though he , m
turn , is under orders from the major
He is assisted by Cant. Sullivan , who at
tends to the minor details , sees that all
orders are strictly executed , and acts as
n sort of general roundsman.
The general headquarters of the police
force arc tlio city jail. Here the orders
are issued every night at roll-call , and
here are kept tlio books containing the
descriptive circulars and rewards ( otlercd
tor the apprehension of thieves , murder
ers , and other criminals , etc ) . The
policemen nro required to look over these
descriptive circulars every night , so that
they can bo on the lookout for llio crimi
nals mimed tbcicin.
The salary of a policeman is $70 per
month. The captain receives $80 a
month and the marshal . ! , ( iOO a year.
Till : MA YOU THINKS < > , TOO.
Tn this connection the utterance -
anco of Mayor Boyd concerning a
needed increase in tlio number of men
on the force may be aptly quoted : "I
tell you now what 1 have often said be
fore that Iho present police force is too
small. It ought to consist of at
least lifty men. The present force
is cntirnly too small to guard thu oily
properly. And yet I don't see how we
can make the increase yet , bccnu-e there
is no ! the necessary money in the city
mi : I'ATitor , WAGON .
At the last meeting of tin1 city council ,
the appointments ol two drivers of the
patrol wagon , handed in by ( ho mayor ,
were confirmed. It is expected that the
"Pilaok Maria , " will bo completed and
out on tiie streets within ten days or two
A Novel 1'ai-ly.
The Colonization Society of the Knights
of Labor nro to give a grand party and
ball on Tuesday evening , November ! . ' , at
( ierinania hall. The arrangements for
thoalmlr have all been perfected , and a
pleasant evening is promised to all who
uttdid. A novel feature of llio occasion
will be the manner of providing refresh
ments for the gtie ts. Each lady is ex
pected to bring a lunch basket , to which
will DO attached her name. At midnight
the baskets will bu auctioned oil' , and the
ptmdu'-cr of n bnid.ct will lunch witli tlio
lady whose name is attached. The Colo-
ni/ittlon society is a comparatively now .
organi/ation , and is composed of mem
bers from all the Knlghtsof Laborii.s'em-
blie in the city. It is de = crviugof a largo
patronage , and its first party wilhvil'iout '
doubt bo eminently
The AVnrd lloundnrfcR.
Registration bus commenced , and is
going on now at a lively pace. It be
hooves every legal voter to see that hi.s
nnnio is correctly placed on the libt.
There has been some question ns to
ward boundaries , and in order that every $
voter may know exaotlj whereto icgistor
the BP.E presents below a list of the ward ?
limits , which it published last week.
Fifth ward includes all that part of the
city south of Howard and cast of South .
Tenth to city limits.
Second ward ineludns all that part of
tbo oity botith of Coburn and St. Mary's
avuiiuc1 east to South Thirluonth and
-oiith to city limits.
Third ward Includes nil that part of
the city cnst of North and South Fit-
tecnth , south of Dnvenpoit to 1 Iowa id
and east to the city limits.
Fourth ward includes all that part of
( ho citj south of Chicago , from wesi
cilj * limits ciit : to North Nineteenth ,
tlionco bouth to Davenpoit , thcnco cast
to North and South Fittconth to llovnud
and St. Mary's aveinu < nnd west to Co-
burn and city limits.
Fifth ward includes all that part of HIM
tity north of Davenport nnd cast ot
North Nineteenth to city limits.
Sixth ward includes all thnt part of the
uity north of Chicago and west of Nim :
tccnth to city limits.
The .Second ward is divided by Tw nil
cth sti'oct running north ami euuilv , li <
first district being cost , nnd the second
The Fourth ward is divided into two
districts , nil that pnrt north of Douplns
nnd cast of Jcn"er. on and north of Dodge
nnd west of JcfTcrjon , comprising the
first district , nnd nil 'thnt ' pnrt south of
Douplns nnd cnst of JcflYn'son nnd south
of Dodge nnd west of Jefferson , compris
Inc the second district- .
The Fifth ward Is divided into districts
by Hurt street , all south of that street be-
ins the first district nnd all north being
the second district.
The Sixth ward is divided Into districts
by Jcllcrson , nil west being district No.
1 nnd all cast district No. 5 ,
In Mciiioi-litin ,
At a regular meeting of Omaha Lodge
No. ISA. O. U. W. held at their rooms
ln t Fridny evening the following rcsolu
lions of respect were adopted :
Wnnnr.AA , It having ! iile-awl Almighty
Hod to remove troni our tiimstlliother lleuiy
Walt lier , nnd , , ,
WiiniiKA , Inthedpath of Biothcrvnllhor
the Itxlce loses ti zealous uiemltcr.tliehirtliren
n tlnn trleml and the community an honora
ble cltl7Pii : tlioirfoie , be it by the lucinbois of
Omaha Lotto N'o. is. A. O. U.V. . .
/W'rc ? ) < 7 , Thnt we extend to the bereaved
family of Ibe rtoowi ed brother our syii > i > nthy
In this hour of deepest sorrow.
ltrnlw < 1. That tlu > charter of the lodge l o
diiimut with and tlin iniiiiibers wear upon
their regalia the usual bmljrc of mourning fur
the next thltU iln > .
IltJtolrril , Tint tliese resolutions be amend
upon the i coords of the lodisi1 nnd n copy
thereof bo fiuiilslie.il to tlm friends ot tur
deceased. .l.\ . \V. TAUU ,
.1. IS. I'Al.l'll ,
N. W. CIIAIM.I ,
At a meeting held Sunday in the
vestry of the oynagoguo the Jewish ladies
of the oity organi/.cd a sewing society ,
for weekly meetings on Friday , at which
the membership will cngngo in sewing
for the poor. The following ollieers
were elected : Mrs. M Ilellnian , preci
dent ; Mrs. A. Polack , vice president ;
Mrs. Adolpb Mevcr , secretary , and Mrs.
15en Nuwninn , treasurer.
At a moi'limr of tlio Hebrew Benevo
lent society , yesterday afternoon , it was
decided to give a grand charity concert
and ball on some tlntc during tins latter
part of the coming month. The follow
ing committee was appointed : Mes-
dame.M. . llellman , Max Meyer , Adolph
Meyer , S. Kalish , A. Heller , Jko Now.li.
Ko ewater , A. Polack , C. Shaw. S. Ichcn-
On motion , Mr. Julius Meyer was
added to the committee.
Itlontitles lli Man.
About four weeks ago Charles Sehafer ,
n "verdant" on his way from Iowa to
Neola , Neb. , fell into the hands of a con
fidence shark at the depot , and was
swindled out of ? 17. He was compelled.
to resume bis journcj * , and could give
the ollieers no aid in searching for the
"eon , " man. YoMerdny , however , ho re
turned , and being taken to the county
jail , identified the man Thompson , alias
Smith , who contidcnccd Harry Bromley ,
as being the man who also imposed upon
him. It is probable that a new proeeii -
lion will lie commenced agniu&l Smith
on this score , as soon at he serves out bis
The Kui < : ule'rt Knncrnl.
The funeral of Frederick Flohr , who
suicided Friday night , took place at two
o'clock yesterday irbm the under
taking roo.us of Drcxul & Maul. The
remains were : interred in Prospect Hill
The identification or ! the suieido was
not made until Saturday evening. One
of the daughters of the unfortunate man.
who is a domestic in the family of Dr.
llanchett , read an account of the nflair
in the Bui ; , ruccivingitltna the llr t inti
mation of tbo rash act which left her
fatherless. The body was soon after
Cold "Wave FI B
Last evening orders were reconed at
the local signal olliee from Washington
to hoist the cold wave ling , as a slightly
icy wave from the north is expected to
strike tiie eitj in the nest thirty-six hours.
The ling was accordingly hoisted on the
top of the government building , and
burved to warn the denizens of tne city
to lie ready to don tlicir heavy flannels
by the time specified. It is the first time
that the cold wave Ibig has been hoisted
in Oniiiha since it has been adopted by
the signal servico. The thermometer i's
expected to fall troni fifteen to twenty
in the next thirty-six lioura.
An Bnrly Dunn Ilurjlnry ,
Thieves entered the hardware store of
II. Kulmde , on Tenth street between
Jackson and Jonc" yesterday morning , by
breaking a pane of la s in the front
door. About 10 worth of cntli ry was
stolen. A slight clue to the rasoiu lias
been discovered in the fact that a woman
in the store saw two boys in the alloy
about -1:150 : this morning dividing the
plunder. She tliinKri she could identify
Lliem and has furnished a pretty accurate
description to llio police. Ono of them
is about thirteen and the other fifteen
or sixteen years of age. v
A Heavy Fine.
The prouciution of the liquor-selling
mudnniCH is Mill going on. Yesterday
Miami ) Faircltild came into court [
to answer to thn charge. On eon-
lition that the judge would not bind
ler over to the district court to answer
to the ctinrgo of rniior-.sellingtlio | woman
ironiised faithfully to discontinue Iho
sale of wine and beer in her boiibo and
plead Knilty to n charge of having al-
lowed boor to be i-ohl in her lion pay
ing n line of iflOO and costs , .bhc wns
1'ollco Court Docket.
Jupgn Stonbcrg disposed of the follow
s in police court yesterday :
Sam Colville , D. K. Meiness , John
Daly , Pat Shaiighnessy , disorderly con
duct , sixty days in county Jail , fifteen
days on bread and water.
Henry Brown , disorderly conduct , $10
and costs. conimiUed.
Henry Willard , John Gollclay.lighting ,
$5 and costs.
Gus.Schiiltz and Mrs ; SotiulU , fighting ,
5 and costs.
Arllmr Jordan , Thomas Brown , Ar
thur MeDodald. Charles fJofV , Charles
.McDonald , fignting , # 5'nnd ' cobts.
A young man minted J > red Pcnnoyer ,
an employe of llio Sperry Klcctrlo Liirhl
company living in theisouth end was as
saulted by footpads Saturday night un
der the Thirteenth street biidge. Ho
was felled with n blow on the head ami
Ids pockets rifled. Ho lay on the spot ,
unconscious , for several minutes , until .1
discovered by a pedestrian passing Hint .1n
way. When revived in a neighbor's '
hoiioo it was found Hint his fccalp was a
badly cut and bruised. Ills injuries are
suvcro but not dangerous ,
The Criminal llrnnoh.
The criminal business of the October
term was commenced yesterday morn-
mg with the case of Frank Martin , alias "
Ootul , on u charge of robbing the Dlna-
moro fas-iojonco one year ngo When the
time came" for < ho trial , Martin wcnRcnot' '
nnd he finally concluded to cnlor n pier
of guilty. lie was allowed to thus plead
niidwns taken back to jail.
District Attorney says Hint ho will
up the criminal ousmcss as rapidly ns
possible. Ho will continue to filn crim
inal information from time to timo.
South Oninhn Cbm-cli.
About n year ngo Hoy. C. W. Snvidge.
of the First M. K. church of Omahn , or
gnnixed a Sabbath school at South
Omaha , The town was without any re
ligious influence of nny kind , and was
about as wild a town ns could bo found
in Iho state. Through tno ellbrts of Mr.
Snvidge the children were brought into
the Sunday school , nnd nt times IIP
pleached to Ihe people. He inlluencetl
the presiding elder to take South Omaha
into the Omaha circuit , and as a result a
church will be built. The South Omaha
laud syndicate has given the society a
desirable lot for the church , nnd a neat
nnd commodious building will bo erected.
Mr. Savidge is deservedly popular among
allcasscs in South Omaha nnd IIP will
receive plenty of encouragement in his
The Creighton college boys are having
uncommon advantages for n privnte. col
lege free of charge. Besides able mul
experienced profo ors in the sciences ,
liinthenialics and literature , the business
department has entered on a course of
lectures on commercial law und on the
constitution of thu United States. These
lectures are given to tlio advanced tic-
part ment by Prof. T. J. Mahonev , a tal
ented lawyer , of the linn of Holsman &
Malioiiey. Creigliton college is bent on
idling nliead , abreast of the times. Its
business is booming. The lirst private
lecture of the scientific coui > o begins on
Thursday at 70 : ! ! p. m. , and is open for
all who desire to pursue scientific studies
at Creighton college.
Hack to III * Post.
Lie-ill , llmmctt , of the Ninth cavalry ,
W a in town yesterday. He is on his way to
join his company at Fort Niobrara.
Lieut. Kmmett bus been for the past few
yoar.s on the staff of ( Jen. Pope , of Iho
department of the Pacific , but in accord
ance with the recent and much discussed
"slniking-up" order of the secretary of
war , he is compelled to go back to uost
Of Interest to I-
The United States fi.sh commission car ,
which left Washington last night , is ex
pected to arrive in Omaha in about two
week * . The car is stocked with fish ,
which are to be distributed in tliostrcam.s
of a nunibcr of the western states ami
territories , including Nebraska. The car
lirst visits St. Louis' , then comes to
Omaha , and from here will go to Ogden.
Another car. bound on the same mission ,
leaves Washington to-night.
A Vnftrnnt Clininplon.
O. H. Smith , the champion heavy
weight prize lighter of Nebraska , suf
fered a great humiliation last evening ,
being ill-rested by Ollieers Mat/n and
.Shields and incarcerated in the. city bas
ilic , charged with being a common vag-
grant. Smith has been unfortunate re
cently , not being able to rai e any large
amouiil of wealth by pounding brother
pugilists in the ring. The arrest was
made according to Marquis of Queens-
bury rules. _
A Civil Case.
Before Judge Wakely yesterday the case
of Bm-nham vs. Thomas was on
trial. Tht ) suit is one involving the lines
of survey in Nelson V addition to the city
of Omaha. The ( juestion nro e over n
discrepancy between the old government
lines and the actual survey , as denoted
ill the plaited record , which furnished a
difl'ercnco of Hi or 17 feet-
No iUeetlns Held.
It was announced that the railroad
committee of the board of trade would
hold a meeting last evening , but as sev
eral of llus members ditl not put in an ap
pearance at the botml'ri room , the meet
ing was postponed. Those of the com
mittee who were on hand held an informal
mal consultation and examined the vari
ous routes of the proposed railroads to
Itiiu Over by n Hunt ] Car.
A section hand , named Murphy , who
was riiling on a hand-car on the North
western track , near the - , Sun
day afternoon , fell on" and was run
over. Ho was badly mantrled , and It was
thought at ih'st thai bis arm anil log had
been broken. Dr. Peabody , who was
called In , discovered , however , that no
bones had been fractured , and that
Murphy will recover in a .shoit . time.
r , < isl Ilirt Diamond 1'iu.
A dapper young sport , named Crinim ,
of New ( Jerk City , reported to Mar-
Mini Ciimmings yesterday that he had lost
Ids diamond pin in a "castfo" on lower
Douglas street , Sat unlay night. Ho
tliiuKs that one of the ili//.y females with
whom ho met robbed him of it , but of
thin he is not certain. Tliu marshal is in
vestigating the matter. s
Tor delicacy , for purity , and for im-
irovcmoiil 01 the. complexion , nothing
jrjuals Po//'Oiii's Powder.
South Siilti Social * .
Invitations have been issued by the
South Side Social club foraseriivs ot par-
lie t to be ghcn by them at Kugiiie hon-o
No. ! , The lirst will bo given < ui Thurs
ay evenng , et. 0t , and the others
will follow every two weeks. Tbe-o so
cial s are very select and arc enjoyed by
the young people of the south side.
It's no ecrct nostrum. Wo spenk of
Dr. Pi o roc's Extract of Smart-Weed ,
composed of best French Brandy. Smart-
Weed , Jamaica Oinger and Camphor
Water. It c ures cholera morbiiF , colie or
cramps in stomach , dinrrluea , dysentery
or bloody llux , and breaks up colds ,
fours and inflammatory attacks.
The Immortal "For Goodness Snko"
Kate will appear nt Uoyd's opera house
on Fridny and Saturday ouning , with a
Saturday matinee , in ber new play , -'A
Cra/.y Patch , " produced hero for the first
timo. Ivveryono Knows Mis.sCnsilotoiiho
well thai no introduction is necessary.
Political Mcciln M.
A republican meeting will bo held at
Waterloo on Wednesday evening , and at
Klkhorn on Tlnu-Mlny evening. ( ! oed
speakers will bo present at both meet-
1HJJ3. Kv urj body isjnvili tl ,
"A Oooil as Now , "
are the wordd used bta lady , who was
at one time given up b.\ the inostumim nt
pbi&ieiaiH , and left to die. Reduced to
men ! wkuletoti , palo anil haggard , not
a'ihi ' to lca\e her bud , from all those dj.v
trussing diseases peculiar to sullbring fe
males , such as displacement , leueoiTha-a ,
inflammation , elo. . olo. Sim began tak
ing Dr. Pierce ' "Favorite Prescription , "
and also ut > iug thu local truatmants roe-
onimondod by him , und U now , she u\ys : ,
"as tfood as new " Price reduced to ouo
dollar By driujjjists ,
Mass Meeting for tlio Encouragement of Par-
neil nt the Opera House Last Night.
Etoo.iie.nt Addresses , Inspirit IIIR Hcso-
lutlons ixml n Sutisoi-tptlou
of Onn Thousand
The opera house was well filled last
night In response to a call for u macs
meeting to enact measures nnd raise
funds for Parnoll and his constituency in
the impending parliamentary election in
The hour bad boon lived at 7:30 : p. m. ,
but it was three-quarters of an hour later
when Mr. O'Hiley arose and nominated
James K. Uoyd chairman of the mooting.
Tlds motion was suppoitcd by acclama
lleidu Mayor Hojd , the chairman. Sen
ator Van Wvek , Hon. John L.Vebster
and Hon. Thomas Hrennan , the follow
ing ollieers occupied the stage
Secretaiien-P. J. Barret ! , C. W. White ,
C. A. Holln.
Vice Presidents -HvMayorC.S.CIiasp ,
J. A. Creightoii , Edward Uo'-ewater ' ,
James Crdglitim , Judge Wakelev , M. J.
Donovan , ex-Senator .sauiiders. Dr. Levi
MeKonnu , ( Jen. ( Jeorge M. O'liricn ,
Truman L. Muck , Hon. John A. Me-
Committee on Devolutions J. T.
Moriarty. J. H Hile.\ , John Unsh , C. J.
Smyth , M. P. O'Brleo.
Governor Daues nnd Patrick Kgau , cx-
prcsldcntof the IrKli National League of
America , bad been expected , but at ( lie
last moment their regiets were received
iiox. .TAMT.S i : . nevi ) .
Mr. Io\d ! prefaced his remarks by de
claring lus heartfelt sympathy for the
movement iu the interest of Irish nation
ality as it was being conducted by Charles
Stewart Purnell. The .speaker declared
that the dimensions popularly believed
to be existing in Ireland are all m.\thicnL
and that religious elements and civil
factions of all Kinds were united at heart
in the aiUanecuicnt of Ireland's hopes ,
and that Pnrnell , although a reformer ,
had no stronger supporters than the
bi. hops of the Catholic church. He de-
lined the political situation in Ircl.im !
and stated that out of the 105 candidates
for parliament , Mr. Parnell hopes to
gain at least W of these. In the birth of
a new parly , great dilliculties are always
encountered , and thus the new part.v of
Irish nationality , in Mruirgling for a foot
hold. merits IheJ support of the true
patriot of every nation.
PKNAIOlt \ AN WVCK.
Prolonged npnlauso gieeted the intro
duction of Nebraska's senior senator.
He began by stating that 'the clVorls of
the oppressed against power , the weak
against the stronger , should enli t
tbc sympathy ot every American
citizen. He cited tliu discus
sion which arose in congress
twenty years ago , upon the right of an
individual to expatriate himself troni the
land of his nativity and adopt as his
home the nation of his choice. It was at
that time discovered that England denied
this right. Challenging the tyrannic
dogmas of the British go\ermin.'iH , con
gress ptibMHl the free land laws and
opened the gates of tlio land to the pil-
ofrim from every clime and nation. Eng
land's power is founded on her wealth.
Kich be.\ond conception , hui" money , ac
companied by her power , readies to
every corner of the globe , lie cited the
compulsory delivery of Kossuth from an
Austrian prison under stress of Ameiiea'd
threatening cannon , and declared that
the f 'n i ted Mates lias so inuuh submitted
to the power of Great Britain as never to
demand peremptorily the surrender of
lier detained oitixens. But Eng
land has shown' signs of weak
ening ; she but a. short time
since recoiled from impending contlict
witli Itussia and has ingloriously retired
from a disastrous war with the Arabs.
Die speaker reverted to the fact that
Irish soldiery had won England's great
est b.tttlcs and followed the drum-boat
if her conquests around the world.
While , said the speaker , we are looking
to the interests of liberty beyond the
seas , we have grave considerations at
land uion our own shores , for the holies
of the tuturc. depend upon the purity of
American institutions. He pointed out
that while Kiiglihh yeomanry is strug
gling from under the oppressions ot n
titled aristocracy , ( lie American people
were bitting supinely by while a iiccrngo
noru dangerous and formidable than
hat of Great Britain was growingnp
within the republic. So luhaueed is
hi ° rebellion of the British yeomanry
bat the day of Us liberation in not far
distant , anil its advent would bu attended
vith Iribh emancipation. He declared
hat England had the enmity of every
nition under the aim and recited the oc
casions upon which Mio ha.s shown her
instility to America. Further wrongs
she has done nslio ; did u > wrong when
site hurried Irish American citi/.ciis into
ler dungeons ; .she did us wrong when
she assisted ( lie enemies of America to
lestroy this country. She has cruelly
mprcssed Ireland , taunted the Irish peo-
) lo with vain promises , rubbed them of
s\cn their subsistence and cheated them
lersislontly of their God-given rights.
[ 'he American citinen is entitled to
lAaomblu lor popular declarations of
sympathy for a libcrty-Htrngglingland ,
mil Mich a meeting as this ono was per-
cclly compatible witli the home duties
if American citi/.ens.
TlitsspunkiT said that he was sometimes
censured lor remarks alleged to favor
certain parties , but had on tnis occasion
aid nothing to which exception could bo
alvcn , as ho bad meiely repealed his
itteninceh of twenty jcurn ago. In proof
> l tliis he read from n congressional
vport a portion of a resolution deiioiinc-
ng England for the sei/.uro of Mason and
jlnlell and oilier Ann ricnn citi/eim.
'rom tins sami ! document lie quoted the
ligh disliiution which Irishmen have
von in all parts of the world , and the
glories of Ireland's arms , which con-
jluded in a splendid panegyric upon the
tame of Hie great Celtic nation and her
ons.Wo hnvu learned , ho resumed , lh.it
bore are tilings dearer to us than lilo.
t is national liberty , and for this boon
ho greatest and purest of'tho names of
hose on the pageH of history Inn c yielded
heir llvos. A nation , lie said , thai would
ako tin : lite of aiich a man .should lie
iraiuleil with an dM-rliiMing cnr c , und
ioncludiiii ; by declaring that the time islet "
lot far ilialiint , within the limits "el by
ho dying patriot himself , when Hubert
immuU'd epitaph will be written.
JION. fllOMAB Illtl N.XAN.
Hon. Thomas Brenmin , former s oro-
ary of the Irish Land League , with a
iriof but eloquent prelude , moved thu
tdoption ot tin ; resolutions , Ho thanked
Senator VnnWyck and remarked on tins
singular propriety of such u Mop on the
inrt of tint iuiiulor , as the occasion was
me peculiarly in haimony wilh tlio
neasuroh which have made pnblio the
name of ( "has. VnnW.M'k tint s .
of indiibtry ngalnM Idleness , liberty '
igaliikt oppression. Ireland said he , is
is worthy to-duj of thu fundamental
ighu. of the I/real Declaration : H is
\merlen. But England never wearcs of
lufnming the fulliiitmo of Ireland , and
ler lying enemies are scattered every -
where from Washington to the vutiean. .
Common scnto , however , will reveal the [
spirit of this liibidious malignity. Ire-
und does notnppoal to aiipport.as tbo [
undi.r . dotf In the light , but auks iwslat-
ancc , as Liberty euc-bained ptcaub to
common buuuuiUy for ciunui
Tlilg powlor PPVPT vnrln * A t nrr ol
J" < 'iiHlli mi ' i 1mlr oim no * * More eooiiomldU
limn Hi , , ( inlliinr > kni'l , nii'l ' cnniHii ho jold It )
I'oinpi.til on lili tl tnultllii'lc < if IIHV lt f , uliorj
wi'liflu iuiitnii"ii , > iiiti < | viti'M Kohl only tn
' I > " " 'ili ' IM ttur IV ) . , U W t | slroot ,
Ircbiml docs not remind America that
England ha.s waged persistent war
fare against the s.tfity of the govern
ment and that the lust blood of Ireland
has been shed to prcservu it. He recited
the wrongs of Ireland , denounced tlio
toric.s and launched analbuma.s at Glad-
stcjiic , Bright , Chamberlain ami Dilko.
U is us much the right of Ireland to take
independence from English tyranny as It
was the right of America , and ii.s'muoh
Ireland's prerogative to win that eman
cipation by the situc means a did Amer
ica , if .she were able. Ireland docs not
beg , but isappealin ' to her expatriated
sons that their brothers at homo are in
the. thick , of the lluhtnot that tight In
which it would be better to see them , but
the only struggle which limy are able to
make. With woul of passionate lire , the
speaker painted the martyrdoms of Ire
land , and invoked tin * sympathy of the
audience iu the steps which thai land ie
taking for vengeance. Not for arms
docs Ireland a k Anieilea , but. . as did llio
continental congrt ss in the dark days of
the revolution send Iratern.ilgreot.ingn to
the Irisli pcopli'j so does liclnnd today
appeal to America for all the aid , moral
and material , that is possible to nllbrd
helaiid will ue\er rest content until the
gra.sp of monarchy is taken fron
her. Already England sees tbo
handwriting on the wall , and in
stead of tbc " "
"Impos-ildo" answer ,
of some months ago , the query COIIICM ,
"Will j on promise to ask lor 'no more
than houii' rule ? " The speaker quoted
Mr. Parnejl'.s patriotic repl.to Ibis iu < ; >
tion , refusing to engage himself to bind
the people or plnee himself as a Mumb
ling block to a nation's progress. Tlio
"peakerconcluded w ith : i spirited declar
ation , that if England refuses to gr.int
the last demands of Iivhiml , the entire
world of Irishmen will unite themselves
in one terrible but righteous conspiracy
to attain the hopes of liberty.
HON. jtntx i , . wiisrKu : ! ,
Hon. Joint L. Webster opened by declaring -
claring himself as an American sutcctml
for this occasion to express , merely , the
opinion of an American upon the nirug-
} ilo of Ireland for independence. He
h'lid Unit in .sludging HID pliy.sical and
political location of In-laud upon the
map of the globe lie wnuidercd how slio
had been robbed of tlio piolil.s of her
commercial advantages , lie referral to
the crippled condition of Irish trade : ind
manufacture , and declared it due to En
glish misrule. Ireland Vi sole salvation
is to bo in emaiicipaliDii from British
control. In words of burning oloquuneo
the speaker yitidieati'd the rigbl of Amer
ica to oarticipati' ! in ( lie concerns of the
Irish people and : i = sist her to tlio perfect
realization of her hopes
Edward Ho'ewater on .stopiiiug for-
wanl , lodged the responsibility of his
impromptu appearance with the honor
able mayor , who introduced him , and
stated that the older of HID evening ,
bringing him forward at the close , waa
a reversal of Birnum's ; proncduie in
crossing a fro/.en ri\cr with Juniholast.
In the briefest po1 ible words ho declared
himself hcait and suiil in sympathy with
any steps wliii-Ii might bo t iken for the
amelioration of In-hmd's condition.
KI-OI.I IKINHM > I-I..MM.
Mr. J. T. jMoriaiit\ was called forward
nnd presented tin ; lusoluiions wliieb had
been drafted for the occasion , in sub
stance as follows :
That Charles Slewart Parnell is re
garded as tlio Hiamjilon of Ircland'it
cause , and a patriot worthy of the conll-
di mi' ; of all people dovotud to
tbo advancomi-nl ol Ir'nli intcrcatJ ,
and that his CHIII'M ! and policy i.s up-
proved of and meriting the support ot
Irish-Americans by all moral and ma
terial means possible -sill this to ibu end
that Ireland's indcpeudenco be attained.
A subscription was taken , to which
the ) > rcheni responded to an aggregate
of $1OU ( ) . This will be forwarded to
The Hibernian band relieved the inter
missions. Tbo audience greeted every
good point llnouglmul the pccchcti with
warmly sympathetic apdau-e. |
FIOST ? PERFECT
Vrcpurcd with ppcclnl leaanl to
NII Aiumunla , I.imo or Alum ,
PRICE BAKING POWDER CO. ,
r.lMCAGO. ET , LOUIS.
HOUND Til IP
November 11th , n large paity of
r.u will leave Oiimlm in I'lillnmn P.ilace
ilt-f-lilnjj cms tor Los AiiKclex. I'allforniil.
1'ickcts tor the loiinil trip , iguoct 0 month' ) ,
5KX ) . Kitst class iM-oiilc , lust clasi tlckfta ,
lii.-t < ' ! ; IM lU'coiiuiHiilalloiis on tlilHtrlji ,
64'5 cinlKrniit late , westward , but ntlo east
liouiid IH now g.VJ.riU , and It I * | iroj > pv < 'tl to
ndse it to Srxt , which will iiiitlio tiu | c nt of
i-wlKianl tlrkelKiiioru tliiin lliu o bin' < : liU Ursl
lins iniiinl trln latt'E. All emigrant iiakscu-
tvinuiK caiilt'o on expiMrt tndiu and. niijr
line can KII : m > d < iy ut eini rutit iMff. 'I licrd <
foio It you wisli to letitTii 1:0 witli Iliici Itrst
l.as-'t excursion. Full partli-ular * ic > &inll 't
lliis c.\cuitlou on application u
Uen. fiM. Art U.'l * . i Omulau
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