Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, February 08, 1886, Page 8, Image 8

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The Benevolent Protective Order of Elks
Organize a Ledge in. Omalia ,
jt mm fff r tm
t AOrnnil Time Which Oinnha Visitors
Enjoyed Arrest of n Seducer
> AVyomliiK's TotiRh Citizen
' Other liocnl.
Hlkn Organize.
There wns organized in Onwlin yestor-
dny a lodge of the Honovolent 1'roluctive
Order of Elks , under tlio auspices of Chi-
cngo Ledge No.1. . The delegation from
the Chicago lodge consisted of Lr. ) Simon
Qulnlnn , Kxnltcd Grand Hulor ; George
A. Troyscr , Jlstecinod Loading Grand
Knight ; John W. White , Kslceincd Loyal
Grand Knight ; E. Vliot , Esteemed Lec
turing Knight ; It. ( } . Watt , Grand Secre
tary ; II. Moynalmn , Grand Treasurer ;
W. ILCnss , Grand Tiler ; Herman Mnycr ,
Inner Guard ; 0. K. Lambert , Grand
Esquire ; 0. U. Huss , Chaplain ; ! ' . L.
Buck , M. Steigcr , 11. Itilcy , Edward
Lake , John Graham.
3 The visitors euino over the North-
p western , and while en roulo hold an in-
jj formal meeting and adopted thetfollow-
} ing resolution , expressive of their deep
f. appreciation of the admirable manmir in
' which the arrangements for the trip hud
been made and earned out :
Resolved , That the sincere thanks of
tlio deputation individually and col
lectively bo tendered to Brother Lrne. t
jl1 Vllot. passenger agent of the Chicago &
j North Western railway , for the ran ; wis-
j dom and forethought displayed by him in
1 arranging " and perfecting the sleeping
I mul timing car arrangements , tending to
jl the crcut comfort and unanimous satisfaction -
' faction of the delegation. Also that
thanks bo tendered to.Conductor Harvey
of the sleeper , and Conductors Clark ami
Washburno of the dining cars , in appre
ciation of their courteous and very gentle
manly treatment while in thuir hands ,
und to whom we most cordially reeom-
mend the traveling public.
At the depot the visitors were met by : i
delegation from Omalia niut escorted to
the Slillard , whore they wore greeted by
other members of tlio new lodge. The
inaugural proceedings and installation of
ofllecrs began at 11 o'clock at Knights of
Pythias hall , and lasted during the after
noon. Tim now lodge will be known as
Omaha ledge No. Jill , and starts oil' with
twenty charter members. The following
are the olliecrs chosen yesterday and ti
list of the present members :
Exalted llulcr John I'rnneis.
Esteemed Leading Knight I ) wight G.
Esteemed Loyal Knight Dr. II.V. .
Esteemed Lecturing Knight Harry L.
Secretary James Garncau.
H Treasurer E. E. Whilmoro.
1 Tilcr-AV. C. Gregory.
5 Trustees A. 15. Davenport , Alfred
\ Sorensen , Thomas F. Iloyd.
I Members I. W. Miner , Frank R. Mor-
risev , W. E. Annin , S. F. Woodbriilgc ,
W. J. Ctirtnn , D. W. Hnyucs , D. W. Van
Cott. R. C. MeCluro , W. N. Babcock , C.
I II. llulett.
During tlio afternoon's exercises , Dr.
Quinhin arose and , on behalf of the Chicago
cage lodge , presented the now organi/.a-
tion with a full set of jewels , which had
been expressly made for the occasion in
Now York. The jewels arc simply ele
gant , and are the finest set in the coun
try. The gift was a great surprise to the
Omaha lodge , but was , nevertheless ,
gracfully received.
Last evening at 9 o'clock the visiting
delegation was tcndeicd n reception unit
banquet at the Millard , which was a , most
enjoyable aflair. The tables wore
elegantly laid , and the supper was most
crcuitablo to tlio hosts. A brilliant pro
gramme of toasts , ete. , was carried out
m a most delightful manner. At 10:30 :
o'clock the full Musical Union orchestra
visited the hotel and rendered a number
of choice musical gems , much to the de
light of nil.
The Chicago visitors return homo to
day. _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A Merry Time nt IMnttsinouth The
OinaliniiH PrcHcut.
The coasting carnival at Plattsmouth
Saturday night was attended by a good
sized delegation of Omaha people , most
of whom went down on the afternoon
trains , returning yesterday morning. To
Bay that they enjoyed a good time is put
ting it very mildly. They were royally
treated by the citi/cns of Plattsmoatli
who did everything in their power to
make their visitors from the metropolis
feel at homo.
The carnival itself was an unequivocal
success , every detail of the management
being perfect. The committee of
arrangements , Messrs. J. H. Full-Hold , H.
C. Ritchie nnd James Patterson , worked
hard to have everything pass oil' smooth
ly. They certainly succeeded admirably.
Everybody , old and young , weak and
Htrong , wore given a chance and the en
joyment of coasting pleasures was gen
eral. The track selected was on Main
street , being some four or live blocks in
length. It was a trillo slow , on account
of its soft condition , but otherwise
was perfect. The long course was
well lighted with torches placed in the
snowbanks on either side , while a general
illumination of the houses and stores on
the street added to the brilliancy of the
eccno. A display of fireworks was also
a splendid feature of the occasion.
At a few moments after seven o'clock ,
the Omaha delegation was mustered
together at the foot of the hill and placed
in tlio load of the procession of coasters ,
preceded by a brass band. The march
up the hill was madu in a short time , to
the tuneful melody of n quickstep. At
about half past seven the course was de
clared open , and thoOmahn trnvqrso , the
"Liu-lino , " ably manned by Capt. IIul-
nhroy , was sent down , making
the ascent in liltlu loss than forty sec
onds. She was followed by her mate , Geo.
Kay's "Maud S. , " with Captain Hitch-
conic at the handle , nnd thereafter until a
Into hour , n continual stream of
traverses und sleds glided swiftly down
the hill to tlio music of the band , inter
mingled with the merry shouts of the
coasters and the noise of horns and
gongs. . Luckily there were no
Borious accidents , though one unlucky
youth was carried oft' the track slightly
disfigured. The crowd was not so largo
its to bo unmanageable. It was estimated
at about 3,000 people , probably one-sixth
of that number being coasters.
The fleet "Lurlino" and "Maud S"
wore the objects of enthusiastic admira
tion of the I'luttfiinoutli people , many of
whom accepted tin invitation to ride with
the Omaha people thereon. The "Lur
lino" nuulo the fastest time and longest
run on record , easily outstripping her
These present from Omalia wore
Messrs. Helnhroy , Smith , Wheeler. Dim-
mini , Townscml , Coombs , Knapp , Hjtch-
cock , Champonoy , Uluekmoro , Misses
Long , Dunham , Uelnacklo , Mrs. Miner ,
mid u representative of the Bui : ,
A' Close Call.
As Jennie Audrey , a young Judy clerk
in the store of O'Donahoo ' i&Bherfy , was
piissing the Metropolitan hotel yesterday-
ftfternooUf she suddenly fell to thp walk
in an unconscious condition : A numbqr
of people ! u the hotel quickly came to
her assistance nnd carried her to a room
and summoned a physician. Dr. CofT-
man responded , and found that the
young lady wns suffering from
convulsion.1 * . She was immedi
ately placed under the inllucnco
of chloroform which quieted her , but the
convulsions returned several limes. She
was finally placed in a hack and con
veyed to tlio homo of Mrs. McDonongh ,
on California street , where she boards.
At one time Dr. Cofl'man despaired of
saving her life and found it necessary to
keep her under the inlluenco of chloro
form for three hours. At n late hour last
evening she was reported us resting easy
nnd out of danger.
A Snloon-Uociicr From 1'lcrcc In tlio
TollH ofilio Imw.
The sad case of Emma Hocttger , which
was mentioned in the liix some days
ago , was further developed last night by
the arrest of Henry Fox , a saloon-keeper
at Pierce , Neb. Fo.x , it may bo remem
bered , is the man who seduced Miss
lioetlger , and when the fact was devel
oped that she was In adelleato condition ,
refused to many her and turned her
adrift. The unfortunate young woman
was taken in charge by tlio sherilV , and
after several transfers was landed in
Omaha. Hero sliu wiis. . obliged to
apply to tlio county com
missioners for aid and was sent to the
county poor house until her confinement.
Yesterday it was learned lliat Fox was in
town , and the girl immediately went to
Justice Borka's olllco and swore out u
complaint against him for seduction. A
warrant was issued and placed in the
hands of Ollicer Matza , who with Olllcer
Horrigan , made the arrest. Fox was
locked ii ] > in the central police fetation to
await examination.
J nil or Joe .Miller Entertains the
ToitKlicHt Customer Ho Ever Kuc\v.
"Tho toughest prisoner 1 ever had in
my keeping , " remarked Joe Miller to a
UKE man Saturday , "was one who was
brought to the countj' jail last night. Ills
name was Hal MeClurc , and he was in
charge-of Sheriff. Nelson , of Bourbon
comity , Kansas , and Deputy United
States Marshal McKinney. The party
was in route to Wyoming , where McClure
is wanted for grand larceny. He is over
six feet tall and built in proportion , and
all ho knows is to eat and light. Ho was
brought into the jail ironed to the sheriff ,
with the marshal following close behind ,
never taking his eyes off the prisoner.
When ho came in ho announced that lie
was a bad man , and ho told the truth.
After ho was arrested in Kansas he made
a hard fight , and shot and severely
wounded a deputy sheriff before ho was
overpowered. After they secured him
and put the irons upon his wrists ho told
thorn that they dare not shoot and started
oil'on a run , and was only captured after
a hard chase by a deputy sheriff on horse
back. He was then placed in a buggy
between two men , but in some way no
managed to get hold of one of their re
volvers and opened lire. Tim bullets
failed to take effect though , and McClure
was knocked in the hcacL After that ho
was chained to the olliecrs. They started
for Wyoming this morning. "
Tlivcc Indictments Returned. Tlio
County Jail Inspected.
Three indictments were returned by
the grand jury Saturday before adjourn
ing over until this morning , finding true
bills against Alfred C. Keene for selling
lottery tickets , Timothy Driscoll for
horse stealing , and Augustus D. Miller
for rape of his sister. Kccno is now out
on bail and has expressed his intention
never to return , but Driscoll and Miller
arc prisoners in the county jail.
Tlio grand jury also visited the jail
Saturday and made the customary in
spection. Everything was found in ex
cellent order except the lloors , which are
now being newly laid. The prisoners
were questioned in regard to their food
and treatment and no complaints were
offered. Thomas I3allnrd , now undo1.-
sentence of death , expressed Himself to
the foreman as being perfectly satisfied
with the treatment ho received , especially
mcntjoning the kindness and attention
of Jailor Joe Miller. The jury will make
their report to the court before final ad
AHsnultcd and Arrested
The name of II. F , Jasper and W. Dick
inson appeared on the book at the central
police station yesterday charged with
disturbing thn peace by fighting. When
Jasper told his story in the morning ,
however , n different aspect was placed on
the case and he was released. IIo says
that while on his way home shortly after
midnight ho was attacked at the corner
of Thirteenth and Jackson streets by
four men , who wore rapidly getting the
best of him when OHicor JohifUrady put
in an appearance. The four men then
ran , and the ollieer gave chase. After a
sharp contest he succeeded in arresting
Dickinson. Jasper quietly wailed on the
corner , and when the ollieer returned
with the prisoner ho also placed Jasper
under arrest. Both men wore locked up
for the night. The other three have not
been apprehended.
A Sprinter In Court ,
Mention was made in the BUR a day erse
so ago of the foot race at Plattsmouth be
tween Leo , a local man , and Dan Ross ,
tUo Omaha sprinter. The latter suc
ceeded in beating the Plattsmouth sports
out of a considerable sum by throwing
the race to his opponent. A lawsuit , U
now appears , is to bo an outcome of the
It appears that , by the -terms of the
agreement , the winner was to receive the
money taken In at the door. Leo won
the race and' was entitled to the gate
money , and indeed it was all ho was to
get except some four or live dollars'
worth of goods to put him in trim to
run. It seonis , however , that some of
the young men who wore bilked by Ross ,
realizing that they had been sold out , col
lared the receipts and refused to give
thorn up. Leo , whogot nothing , nlthougn
ho won the race , has brought suit before
Judge Pottongor against three of the
young men to recover what was left of
the receipts after naying expenses. The
case will bo tried February It.
Injured Wliilo Coasting.
Another coasting accident occurred
yesterday which resulted in the serious
injury of a young lad. A number of boys
were coasting on Ilurnoy street , starting
at Twenty-fourth. At Twenty-third there
is a bridge over a gully , and just before
reaching it one of the sleds struck u rut
and was thrown to one side and precipi
tated over the edge. Its occupant , a
young boy , struck on his head , cutting ti
terrible gush over the temple and also
injuring ono leg. Ho was carried into a
house near by and a physician fcuin-
inoned , who dressed the wounds , The
injuries , it is thought , will not prove
Mails Youue Axilla Open ,
I wish , to inform tlio public ami ihy.
patrons that I am'open again and ready
for business at my old 'stand , 1800 Doug-
llis street. Cull and cu inc.- . . . .
Something About a Staple on Which the
Larger Part of the \7orld Subsists ,
A Tnlk AVIth n Mnii Who Knows nil
About Hlcc ntid Its Consump
tion Omnlia n 1'oor
Ill the rotunda of the Paxlon ono night
last week , a BIK : representative met Mr.
C. C. Fowler , representing the firm of
Dan Talmago's Sons , of New ITork , the
only exclusive rlco house in the world.
Mr. Fowler was in Omaha looking after
the interests of his firm , whoso agent hero
is F. W. Mecgan. In conversation with
the reporter , Mr. Fowler said :
"Omaha and vicinity is the poorest
country for the rice business that 1 know
of , and I have been wondering what is
the matter. Nearly all of the river towns
north of here are the same way , and I
can't account for It. It is very evident tome
mo that the people need to have their ap
petites cultivated in this direction , and I
wish 1 could do it Why , in St. Paul th's '
week 1 sold twenty car loads , or in other
words , 1,800 barrels , which make 510,000
"St Paul must bo a great place for rice
eaters , " remarked the reporter. " .There
must be an immense settlement of Chinese
in that location. "
"Not at all , " replied the gentleman ;
"those twenty ear loads will not last very
long. Rico is a big article of consump
tion. Did it ever occur to you that by
far the larger proportion of the world's
population live on it almost exclusively ?
Well , it is a fact. There are 800,000.000 ,
souls in China , Japan , and the East
Indies who , if it were not for the rice
crop , would starve to death. Do you
know how much rice those countries pro
duce in a year ? It is something enor
mous 250,000,000,000 pounds. You may
think that is a pretty nig story , but it is
a fact. These billions of pounds are
nearly all consumed at home , too , for the
exports do not exceed 1 per cent of the
crop. In Japan alone there are 8,000,000
acres planted to rice. 1 could go on nnd
give yon these big figures until your head
would swim.
"Uutlwill tell you something about
the rice production in this country , " con-
tinned Mr. Fowler. "In the lirst place ,
its introduction here was by mistake , or
rather accident. In 101)4 ) a vessel bound
for Liverpool from Madagascar was
blown out of her course and put into the
port of Charleston , S. C. , for repairs. He-
t'oro starting cm his homeward voyage the
captain gave to ono of his friends , Land
grave Thomas Smith , a small parcel of
rough rice which was in his cook's stores ,
suggesting it might possibly grow and
afford them an additional article of
food. In a new country such a gift was
valuable. That it was so , subsequent
events proved , for the seed was planted
n Mr. Smith's garden ( now known as
Longitude lane , in the city of Charleston )
and the product carefully preserved and
distributed among the colonists , until
from this small beginning the products
increased , and during the ten years from
1720 to 1729 inclusive the exports were
4-1,081 tons.
"At that time , and for more than a cen
tury ai'terwards , rice was not used for
food extensively in this country , and most
of the orop was exported to England.
Its culture , however , spread into several
of the southern states , und the finest ar
ticle in the world was produced. Up to
the time of the breaking out of the war
the total product of rico in this country
was 20,012,400 pounds. Then if. dropped
suddenly on account of the toTrible de
vastation which that conflict produced.
After the war ended it again jumped up.
and the production has steadily increased
since. The past year has been the largest
one that wo have ever known. But it was
also disastrous to rice raisers. There was
too much of it. Speculators had
been looking for a long time at
the played out sugar plantations in
Louisiana , und trying to find some use -to
which they could bo put. Last year they
thought they saw their opportunity in
.rice , as it was paying u big price , and so
they planted that cereal heavily. The
result was they put their foot in it
jumped from the fryimrpan into the fire ,
so to speak. The big crop brought down
the price to less than the cost of produc
tion. Over 90,000,000 pounds were raised.
'Prices have been so low that so fur the
foreign crop has been held back. Rico
can be bought to-day tor from ! tj cents to
0- cents a pound. 15ut it will not
remain so low long. As soon as
the homo product has been placed on the
market prices will jump up. Then the
foreign rice will bo available. It can be
produced more cheaply than in this coun
try , but there is n duty on it of 2 } cents a
pound. Our New York houses handles
foreign rice exclusively , while our other
houses in Charleston und Now Orleans
care for the homo production.
"This year our houses expect to handle
10,000,000 pounds of foreign rico and 50- ,
000,000 of domestic. This country does
not export any of its crop to speak of , as
rice is rapidly becoming ono of the staple
articles of diet. "
After a long talk from which the above
facts were drawn from Mr. Fowler , who ,
by the way , Is a most affable gentleman ,
the reporter agreed to increase the de
mand for rico by having his grocer send
up half a pound for his next day's dinner.
011 Clears.
OHicor Bloom last night arrested a
young Jew named Abe Dan/.mgor on
suspicion of having stolen a lot of cigars.
The ollieer was informed that Dan/.inger
had for three weeks past been paying his
board at the St. James hotel with cigars ,
Altogether ho had given the proprietor
1,200 , ami a suspicion was awakened that
ho had not come by them honestly.
There have been a number of cigars
stolen recently , and it will probably bo
developed this morning if any found in
Dan/.inger's possession are among the
number , _
Kntortaliilnu Their Guest.
Members of the Uniform Rank , Knights
of Pythias , Saturday evening en'ertain-
cd Major General Curnahan , of Indian-
npolis , the grand head of the order in
the world. A very pleasant social time
wns had , in addition to n conference In
regard to the welfare ot the order. The
affair wound up with n grand banquet in
honor of the distinguished guest , Mr.
Curnuhan loft for the west last evening.
IIo Was Too Urgent.
Tom Allen was run in early yesterday
morning by the police und registered at
the central station as disturbing the
peaco. Allen had called at the residence
of W. T. Bonnor , Fourteenth and Uodgo
streets , and knocked for admittunco. Re
ceiving no reply ho proceeded to kick In
the door. Mr , Bonnor objected to tills
proceeding and had his urgent culler
placed under arrest.
The Grand Masquerade.
The grand masquerade ball of Thurs-
ton hose occurs Wednesday night of this
week at Metz and Turner halls , and
pvorylhing'lndicates that it will bo an
unqualified , success. A very largo num
ber of tickets have already b.oen disposed
of. and l.liu boys uru conhdent that , the
altuir will net them u sutUcicnt sum to
take thuir loum to Now Orleans a line
ins imoTinaira WIFE.
Ho Hought Her For $2OOO A Sen
sational Ilomnucc.
A most sensational cpigodc , a portion
of which transpired in Omaha , has just
come to light. An uncanny romance it
is , nnd it shows that thnro arc still some
people in the world whoo notions are
very much like those which prevailed
during the dark ages.
Seveh years ago there emigrated to
this country from the city of Coblmiz ,
Germany , a young man named Anton
Hannnoycr. After many vicissitudes ho
finally landed in Ford county , Kansas ,
about live years ago , and by dint
of industry and economy managed
to save up a respectable eonipetcncj * ,
besides being the owner of a 240
acre farm in tlio neighborhood of
Dodge City. When Hammoyer left the
old country he was engaged to a comely
'maiden named Uortha Miiclhcim , whom
ho had promised to .send for as soon as ho
had secured a homo or accumulated
enough money. Whether his sweetheart
had become sour to him , or whether ho
was so engrossed in the money making
business that his mind drifted uwiy from
her is not known , but shortly after his
arrival in America he ceased writing letters -
tors to any one in his native city , and so
far us his people or lianco Knew , ho
was dead. When all hope of Ham-
meyer's return had been lost , his
younger brother , Joseph , took up
the thread of love for Frauleiu
Muclheim which the missing one had
dropped , and after a time of wooing the
two were married , Last Juno Anton
Hatnini'yor , who had in tlw meantime
grown prosperous , happened to pause in
the midst of his money making opera
tions , and recollected that he hud left a
sweetheart und a brother in Germany ,
and ho accordingly wrote to both of
them , informing them of his whore-
uboitts , and offering to send money to
his brother and intended to bring tliein
to this country. After several letters had
been interchanged by the parties , it was
finally agreed that the brother and
his wife would come to this country.
During this correspondence the man in
Kansas had not been informed that his
brother had married Frrulein Miielheim
and for all ho know the maiden whom ho
left in promises was still true to him.
Every arrangement was made for the
coming of llammoyer's brother and what
fie supposed was Ins own intended wife.
It was agreed that Htimmcyor should
meet the immigrants in Oinaha , and
when those arrived in this city on Wednes
day afternoon they found nobody to meet
them. Meanwhile the Kansas man had
been snowbound and had telegraphed to
Omaha to have the immigrants come to
St. Joseph , Mo. , where lie would meet
them. Hanimeyor arrived in the Jailer
city Friday noon , and when Js'o. ' 2 on lite
K. C. , St. J. & C. U. arrived at the Union
depot the lirst people to get oil' were the
younger brother and his wife. They were
met by the man from Kansas , and u gen
eral reunion look place on Hie platform ,
after which the parties adjourned to the
ladies' waiting room of the Union depot.
It was fully an hour before the fact was
made known to llaminayer that his
sweetheart of long ago and his brother
the two who stood before him wore man
and wife , and it was almost another hour
before ho seemed to realize it. IIo was
nearly dislractcd for : i lime , and wan
dered up and down lite waiting room in
a restless and uncertain manner.
Then ho called his brother over to ono
side and Iho two had u long and earnest
conversation , into which the woman
was afterwards called , and the result of
which was tin agreement that Hummcyer
should loan his younger brother $2,000 ;
that the latter should return to Germany
and that his wife should be hold as a hos
tage by the former until the money was
repaid , with the understanding tfiat it
should never bo repaid , and that the wo
man should live with the elder brother.
In a few hours the woman took leave
forever of her husband , boarded the train
with her former lover and future com
panion in life , and left for Atchison where
they look Ihc Santa Fo train for Ford
county. When the south bound train had
departed the younger llammeyer boarded
the Chicago express with an uir of stonic
indifference , und went his way , return
ing to Germany.
Elegant Sample Embroidery , Lambre
quins , elc. , made on White Machines at
No. 121 North Fifteenth street.
Agents wanted to sell the White
Machine in every town in west Iowa
and Nebraska.
Y. M. C. A. Notes.
The Senate will meet for its weekly de
liberation Monday evening. The would-
be senators are still considering the elec-
lorul college biil. Come and join.
The monthly business meeting will be
hold Monday evening at 8 o'clock. If
you wish lo become a member hand in
your application before that timo.
Young men's prayer meeting on Thurs
day evening at 8 o'clock. All young men
The young ladies of Milwaukee , Wis. ,
are rendering valuable assistance to
wards raising funds for a new associa
tion building. They have organized and
nro collecting subscriptions to bo known
as the "Mothers' , Wives' nnd Sisters'
Fund. " In a few months they have se
cured $7,200 , and are still adding 10 the
Sowing machine goods of nil kinds ,
wholesale und retail.
A Hack Overturned.
As ono of Jim MoMichaol's hacks was
crossing the Union Pacilio trucks on
Tenth street about 0 o'clock last evening ,
the front axle brouo and one of the
wheels rolled away. The vehicle was.
overturned , throwing the driver from his
scat and prccipitalingupasscngorllirotigh
tlio glass door to the ground. The
horses , however , failed to run , and thus
what might have proved a 'fatal ' accident
was averted. No ono was seriously in
jured. _
Killed a Mad Doc.
Mr. Thornton , of the White sowing ma
chine oflico , and Pat Duffy , of Downey &
Duffy , grocers , had mike a' scrap with a
mad dog on North Sixteenth street , and
after some excitement brought down the
game with two "bull dogSi" The rabid
animal had run everybody up stairs or on
top of the houses , when the two men
volunteered to fiirlit tlio dog at several
paces distance. The dog is dead.
Loft Wyoming.
According to the Clio'yenno papers
Peter Swick , a younguimn supposed to
bo now in Omaha , left' ' Clioycnno under
rather suspicious circunisttuices. Ho left
that city , it is said , Middonly ono night
without saying anythimr lo his acquaint
ances. A number of creditors mourn his
departure. The motive for his departure
is not exactly manifest to Iho Cheyenneso.
That Attempted Uapo.
The examination of Simon Rope , the
Jewish tailor charged with attempted
rape on a 14-year-old girl , was continued
from Saturday until to-day in police
court. Rope spoilt Sunday u-i a guest of
Jailer Miller in the county lustilo.
Ho Hud No License.
A suit of moro than ordinary interest ,
especially to exp.rcssmen and liacknien ,
was decided in the -district court Sat-
terday by Judge Wakeloy
, 601110 four or live years ago Patrick
Hughes , an expressman , sued Hoybrook
& Co. , of this city , on an account o ;
$ 101.85 , which ho alleged to bo duo him
for his services in transporting goods for
them. The defense , among ether points ,
interposed the plea that the plaintiff
Hughes , hail no license and thus was not
legally authorized to run an express
wagon1 hence , it was areucd. ho had no
right to expect any remuneration.
Judge Wukcley's ' decision uphold this
latter point , and thus the case was do-
culed in favor of defendants. Ho main
tained that Hughes could not recover the
money which ho alleged was duo him
simply because ho had no authority to
do business , having failed to complj
with tlio city ordinances In not having
taken out a license ,
The Success of Adelaide Moore nt
Iloyd's Opera House.
Miss Adelaide Moore loaves Omaha
with the best feelings for the city und Iho
promise to return. The success of hoi
first appearance hero recommends the
city lo her favor , and if Iho schedule of
the next season keeps her in America the
local public will have the pleasure of see
ing her again. The performance of the
"School for Scandal" Saturday afternoon
drew an audience equal lo that of the
night previous und one of tlio larg
est mallnee houses ever in Iho
history of the theatre. Sheridan's
well known and popular drama wns given
a presentation worthy of its great "char-
uclor. It was in Juliet , however , on that
night that the star appeared to her best
advantage and won her groalost laurels.
Framed with grace and uncommon
beauty , Miss Moore is perfectly adapted
to the role of the gentle Juliet. Her
efforts mot niith liberal applause und two
recalls were given during the evening.
In stage business , emotional work und
common dialogue she is good. The com
pany is well selected , und on Saturday
night the Mereutio of Mr. Ross can bo
singled out as a splondod pleeo of work.
The company left for Dos Moincs last
It is sincerely to bo regretted that some
ill-advised friends of Miss Ingcr.soll Hew
to print in the morning papers. The
statement impugning Miss Moore's
jealousy is altogether false , as she know
nothing of the flower episode at the lime ,
and when she received the Intelligence on
the next day she very graciously went to
Miss Ingursoll and apologized. The star
was mot with freezing courtesy which
conveyed a virtual insult , ami
very naturally took great offense. The
gentlemen who secured the publications
m llio Sunday papers only uggruvcd mat
ters und sire almost in duty bound to con
tinue their services to Miss Ingersoll by
securing her some occnpalion since they
have robbed her of the present. She may
go on lo Philadelphia with Iho company.
arriving Ihero in two weeks and will
then be dropped from liio troupe. It is
sincerely to bo regretted that this has oc
curred , as the young lady is worthy of
better fortune.
Tbo Vincent company played to u
jammed house at the People 's theatre
last night , the bill being "Queen's Evi
dence. " The stirring drama was well
presented and hold the attention of the
audience from the lirst act to the last.
Just before the curtain rose for the last
lime Mr. Vincent appeared and an
nounced that the company would remain
another week. The play lo-night is "Miss
Million , ' ' which will afford Miss Vincent
wide scope for the exercise of her versa
tile talcnls. llei characterization of the
leading role is said to be very line.
The concert of tlio Musical Union or
chestra at the oera ) house ivas well at
tended last evening , the audience being ,
if anything , larger than on the two lire-
ceding Sunday nights. The programme
was quite up' to the usual standard of the
concerts given by the orchestra.
Speaking of the "Buffalo Bill" combi
nation which appears hero this week , the
Rochester Daily Herald says :
"The Grand Opera House was thronged
last evening by an audience that was deep
ly interested from lirst to last in following
the plot of the "Prairie Waif , " presented
by the Buffalo Bill combination. The in
cidents were sensational enough to please
the most critical , and the timely rescues
that succeeded each other in rapid suc
cession were loudly applauded by the
galleries. The company is largo und
well balanced , and the piece is put on
with all the accessories- "
The Whlto SowliiK Machine ,
Old , tried und true , lightest running
machine made and most durable , and
always up with the limes. Wholesale
and retail ollico , 121 North Fifteenth
S. Crowley is a young man who was
iust aching 'to have a light in u house of
ill-famo last night. IIo pranced around
rather lively and made several passes at
one of the inmates , when an olhcer was
summoned and took him away.
Superintendent Dickenson , of the
Union Pacilic , isin town and was engaged
yesterday in inspecting the silo of Iho
now depot building. Work on the same
will commence soon , the rock for the
building being now prepared in ono of
the company's quarries. Choyciio
The committee recently appointed by
local branch of Iho A. 0. 11. lo prepare
for a grand colcbralion of St. Patrick's
day. are rapidly pushing arrangements
to that end. The Irish ol this city never
do anything by halves , and it is antici
pated that this celebration of their na
tional anniversary will bo fur ahead of
any previous occasion of tlio kind.
Immediate TruiiRportatlon.
lion. C. S. Chuso , in correspondence
\vith Nebraska congressmen on the much
mooted question of immediate transpor
tation , received Saturday the follow
ing note from Mr , Weaver :
HOUSE OP RiritisiKTATi.\js : : : : , I
WASHINGTON , Fob , 4. 18SO. f
HON. C. S. CHASE , Omaha , Nob. Mv
DKAU Silt : In reply to yours calling at
tention to tlio bill for extending to the
port of Omaha the benefits of immediate
transportation of dutiable articles. 1 have
to say that at last session 1 pushed same
through the house In a general bill , and
shall spare no effort to push the same nt
this session. I have already been prom
ised u favorable report from the com
mittee. Very truly , A. S. WKAVKH.
f jicolal regard > o lical * .
No Ammonia , l.lrao or Alclu.
The Cream of Tartar used in DR. PRICE'S CREAM
BAKING POWDER is tlio purest in the world. The
crystals are from the finest Grapes , imported direct from
the vineyards of Franco.
WasJiington , D. < ? , April 2,1 , 1885.
/ Iiavo analysed the Cream of Tartar -used in Dr. Price's
Baking Powder , and find it of the highest degree of purity.
PETER COLLIEn , Chief Chemist for the United States Department of Agriculture.
The following , Heads of the Great Universities and
Public Food Analysts , find Dr. Price's the purest and
strongest. Free from Ammonia , frco from Lime , free from
Alum , and recommend its use in every family.
I'ersoiwdonbtlnc ; ( ho truthfulness of this can wrllonnyof the Chemists named :
TlicHuclviii Unni In Its New Charac
ter Help I'or tlio Helpless.
Mr. O. I. Holt has been conducting
meetings every evening for a week past
at the Buckingham. Friday and Satur
day evening the house was full. Mr.
Holt is "ono of the boys , " lias u hearty
love and sympathy for men who crave
liquor , und lias boon wondcrfullysucoess-
fill in helping men to reform. Ho was
picked up on the streets of Cincinnati by
a Christian woman , taken to her homo
and nursed through delirium tro-
mcns. This kind act led lo
his reformation. In reply to his ques
tion , "why have you treated u stranger
like this ? " she replied : " 1 have u boy
away from home , and I hope some ono
will save him. " Seven years after , when
Mr. Holt related this circumstance at a
public meeting , u man came forward and
said , "I am that boy ; 1 will sign the
pledge. " Mr. Holt , telegraphed the
mother , "I have saved your boy , " and her
reply was : "Hold him till I 'come , " and
there are many sons of noble women in our
saloons to-day. Mr. Holt speaks kindly
of trie saloon keepers , and has induced
many in other places to give up their
business. Ono hundred and fifty men
signed the pledge during tlio past week ,
fully two-thirds being drinking men.
"Down in the human heart , crushed by the
Feelings lie hurled that grace can restore ,
Touched by a loving hcait , wakened by kind
Chords that were broken will vibrato once
more. "
Meetings every night this week at Iho
Buckingham. W. C. T. U.
Journalistic Changes.
Mr. Fred Bennett , for some time past
city editor of the Republican , left
Omaha Saturday to return to the news
paper fraternity of Chicago. Mr. Ben
nett is one of the most popular members
of the Omnhsi brotherhood , und his hosls
of friends hero sincerely regret his de
parture. Ho will bo succeeded us city
editor by Mr. J. Frank Allen , a well
known and capable newspaper man.
Mr. E. C. Snyder. lutulyof the Topckn
Capital arrived in the city Saturday und
will fill Iho vacancy on Iho Iho local blalf
of the Republican.
II. Birdsall of Nebraska Cily arrived in
Dinaha yesterday , and is quartered at
the Millard.
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