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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : MONDAY , APEIL 20 , 1886.
IOWA'S ' GREAT LAND CONTEST
finally Decided in tlio Interests of the Ball-
roads After Long Litigation ,
MOKE AT THE STATE CAPITAL.
An Attcinpt-.to Abnto tlio Dirt of Soft
Conl Confltnnpllon DCS Molnes
Wnntfl n Cable Hallway
Tlio hands Secured to tlio lloads.
Di.s MOI.XKS , Iowa. April ' - ivfSpcclal.J -
There has been so much litigation over land
giants In Iowa that tire state Is becoming
famous hi Ibis respect , The much noted
case of the DCS .Molnes iher land grants ,
which occupied public attention a few wonkfi
aio , Is now succeeded by another case of
much Importance. It Involves the tltlo tu
nearly 200tOJ acres of land In northwestern
Iowa , claimed by the Chicago , Milwaukee &
St. Paul and the Sioux Oily & St. Paul rail
roads. Attorney for these companies have
been heio the past week endeavoring to have
the governor niako out final patents to the
companies for tlio lands In question. In
IbT.I , congress made u giant of lands to these
two loads ceding the lands , according to
custom , to the state of Iowa , for the state to
tiaiisfci to the roads when they had complied
with the t'Tius of the grant. Thu roads were
lint completed their lull distance within the
time specified , and so it was held that they
had not earned llio lands and the stale did
not transfer them. The case was
contested for seven limes without
special remdt till two jcars agi
when the Nineteenth general assembly relin
quished thu state's tltlo to tlio land and or
dered the governor to certify the land hack tc
the general govoinment. The lallroad com
panies thai had common Interests Irr O'Hilen
and Dickinson counties succeeded In havlnp
this action enjoined pending a final settle'
incut of the case In tbo United Stales sit-
piemo court , Thatc.iso . has just been decided
by that tribunal , .Justice .Miller amending the
decision , giantlug the lands to the lalboads
that have ueen earned by them. This block
of laud Includes about 100,000 acres , woith al
present fiom S5 to SlOaii acio. During the
long contest that has been going on a num
ber of squatters have settled upon a lai\'i
pait of these lands , who will piob.ibly feel 1
quite a hardship to bo compelled to leave
now. alter they supposed they fiad taken up
TIM : weld : Jiuis.vjfci : .
DCS Molnes is moving in the light dhcctloi
of abitlng tha smoke nuisance , which is sucl
nn annoyance to the city. The cheapness ol
neil coal makes It the common aiticlo ol
fuel , and the result Is n heavy cloud ol .sinoki
settling ever the city all the time. Tin
council has passed an oidiuaiico icqulrhu
factoiics and other establishments uslii )
Biuokc slacks lo build them higher than ad
loiiiing Imilulnzs , hut this Is not sullliiient ! <
mitigate tlio nuisance , and it is pioposcd ti
compel the use ol smoke consuming appa
latus. Kxpeiimenls with such appliance !
will piohably he made bcloie long , andif sue
ccs-tfal , the council may ie < iiiiro their genuial
r.vvoiiiNO cAiini : IIOADS.
Since Omaha , Kansas Cily ami oilier enler-
julslng towns have adopted the cable system
of i.illvvays , the project Is receiving f'avoiablt
attention in this city. The steep grades in
thereshlenco portion of tlio city especially
demand some butter motive power than
lioiscs. The poor service of the sticet cars
calls for some radical Impiovemenl , and cap
italists aio considering the advisability ol In-
tioduclng tlio cable .system. Some outsldi
71.11 lies nro also Interested , and will piobablj
i'liinlsh a Hbeial amount of the capital 10
Tin : ijirnAciiMHXT TUIAU
The Uiown Impcaclniient tiial , it is ex
pected , will prove a very costly experiment ,
not less than § 30,000 , buing tlio estimated cost ,
nnd il may leach as high as S" > 0,000. There is
considerable talk now that the pionriscd tiial
Is unconstitutional , and m.iy bo ruled out a
BOOH as the senalo reconvenes. The coustl
tutlon provides that theio shall bo sessions ol
tlio ICKlsIatuio only biennially , except upon
an extia call by tlio governor. Tlio Twenty-
liist geneial assembly adjoin ned sine die
April 7. The senate at oueo reconvened , II
Is claimed , In violation ot the constitution ,
ns it was nol called together by the gover
nor. Further , U It Is held that tills is a con
tlnualiou of the Twenty-first general assent
Wy then Its members had no ilcht to vote
ihemselves additional pay , as they did jusl
lboloio adiomnlng , as the constitution ex-
( ] ) iessly prohibits the le Islatmo liom Increas
ing Its pay during the term for which it wa <
elected. So Urn constitutional lawjois have
hoveral nleo points to consider boloio the 1m
pc.ichmont tiial concludes , and It is possibh
therefore that It may never begin ,
o- A Collision nn tlio Q.
f CitnsTox , Iowa , April 2"i. ISpechlJ C. 15 ,
& Q.tialnNo.'J.eastuotind.Filday night stiucl )
tlio side ot easthoiind train No. o near McSJll !
station , fifteen miles east of this point. The
following passengers weio slightly injiued
either bylmibosor the shaking up : Kdvvln
Hundy , Ulailnda , la. : Mis. 1'ieemaii Havens
jJCallloinIaMr.s. | : Kllon Uilggs , Wichita , Kas.
3.fiaiik Met/ , Chicago ; Ci. A. Haitiirm , Uics-
ton , la. ; W. II. Dudley , Council HIuiTs ; Jas
Jlartln and U. C. Cai.son , ICcvvaniiee , 111.
Nosoiloiis Injuiy to puscngei.s. lamag <
rte rolling stock is about two hiindied dollars
! Died AniotiK Htrnneors.
1)1:9 : MOINI : , Iowa , Apill iix [ Special
Telejiaiii.l-Hamucl Leeder , an elderly gen
" tleiuan , died on the liouk Island tialn fron :
the west at 1' ) o'clock hist night just as the
tialn was enter Ing the suoinbsof this city ,
Jlo was letinning fiom California to hl >
, lioino In South Jlond , Ind. , and died fiom
typhoid malaria. Ilo was accompanied by n
BOII , who stopped over m this city with tlio ro-
. . After Federal Positions.
v Pr.s MOINKS , Iowa , April % [ Special
Telegram. ] Thoodoio U Di'lurrd , secretary
ot the national board of civil turvlco com-
V inlRsIotieis , held an oxamliiallon in tlio Fed
eral hulldlng In this city , yestoiday. Then :
worn applicants for positions In thn civil ser
vice who took part In the examination.
Tlio I-iord IB Hison.
] ) isMoiNis : : , Iowa , Apr il 25. [ Special Tel-
ojtixm.J Tlruio was a very general obsorv-
Alice of Kabter In the churches of this city to
day , Veiy elaborate services , witlr special
featuics of flowers and music , wcio piepaied
In suveral churches. Uishop Nindo , of Kan
sas , spoke on education at the Kir.st Mothn-
ill i > t chinch , mid a collection of 81,100 was
inlscd lor Simpson college ut Iniilunola.
Itulialliou * Settler * ) .
SivPAt'i. , Minn. , Apill23. A special tc
the Pioneer 1'ie.ss fiom Ploiie , Dakota , says
jrreat u.xcltement exists at that placu in con
sequence ot an eider to the Indian agent at
the liibtanro ot tlit * inter lor duputmont. In
oideimg allmeiehaiits and H'Milcnt.s oil KOII
Pleriou'SL'ivatlon within thlity days. This
will involve the loss ot ? 50iMO , and the set
tleis have hold a meeting anil resolved not tt
move except at the point ot the bayonet ,
Serious tioublo will follow should the usenl
nttempt to I'litoico the outer.
A ratal Mistake.
POUT Hi uo.v , Mich. , Apiil 5. Henry M.
Smith , a prominent Columlnu county fanner ,
mid an e.x-olllclal of this county , while diunli
"cail > jcstenlay nioinlngltrled to onlei tlu
house ol a well-know n merchant to escapa s
lieavy lain stouu. Ilo was laUi-n lor a bui lai
jind shot tluonu'h the lie.ul. The police weu
immeiilntelynotliifj a.nd the body'ieiuoved
The jury tendered n verdict ' ot ' justifiable
NOT A Ptj.VY.
A Itcal Life Cnnutctl oix tlio Mlmlo
CIIICAOO , April 25. Thcro was a remarka
ble scene here last night during the perform
ance of the opera "Lucia dl Lanimoniioor"
at the Grand opera hoii'o by the Milan Grand
Opera company. The ntidlcnco was misera
bly small nnd very apathetic , and the singers
were thoroughly discouraged nt their failuio
to draw during thcircngagcment of n week.
The audience was preparing to sit through
the last act , and was nonchalontly watching
the left wine for the appearance of Lucia.
They watched In vain. The chorus stood In
mutoama/ement anil the musicians In tlio
orchestra pit pinned. Tno audience
stamped their feat and clapped their
hands while the gallery hissed icpeatedly.
The curtain was rung down , and there was a
wall of a few minutes. Finally Honor Al-
besto X.uata , manager of the commny. ruado
disappearance on the stage and said that
Miss F.va t'liinmlngs , who was singing the
loleofLuuia , had suddenly become 111 and
was too Indisposed to continue her part of
the poiformaiiee. However , the performance
would go on without her. Whllo Xarata was
sneaking Lucia's face appealed at the other
side of the singe , her eyes fastened on the
manager. When ho had concluded , she ex
claimed : "That's not so. Xot one word ho
has uttered is true. 1 want my salary. " The
face was withdrawn and the audience relapsed -
lapsed Into chceis and hisses. The cuitaln
was drawn attain and Miss Cnmmlngs , ar
rayed In the whtto costume of Lucia , walked
to the center of the stage. In her right hand
she held the bagger with which she waste
to have ended Luula's existence. She
lloinlslied It had no gentle manner and dc-
claie-d : "I have received no money from the
management this week. That Is my leason
for not singing , " and llio pilnrn donna bowed
herself uincofiilly to the left side of the stage.
Shu tinned lo make her exit , hut the curtain
was held fast by invisible forces Inside , and
she turned to tlm rlaht exit. "I'll gel oir Ihls
slagc .some way , " she exclaimed , and with a
rush she pushed the cuitaln back. She had
cot about half way tlnoiigliwheii the Invisible
force again tiled lo plu the curtain against
her exit. Thu white-robed Lucia stubbornly
persisted. Suddenly , with a jerk , the cur
tain was drawn , whether it was because ot
the dagger or Iho result ot the applause ot tlio
audience that induced the Invisible foiceto
so quickly let tlm cuitaln alone no one was
able to say. The cuitaln did open , and the
piavcyard scene , without bulled Lucia , was
done to thosalislactlon of everybody.
TIIK CHOI' PltOSPECT.
Wheat Itcportod In Hxculloiit Condi
tion Kxoept In Kaunas.
CIIICAOO , April 2) . The Farmci's Hevievv
' . . pilnt tlio following ciou review based on
it.s rotuins up to last night : The weather lias
bei-n especially l.ivoiablu during the past ten
days for .spilug wheat seeding , and has bcun
Improved to the utmost In Wisconsin , Iowa ,
Xehiaska , Minnesota and Dakota. Fully
one-halt to two-thirds of the entile acreage
In Dakota and Minnesota has alieady been
seeded , nnd under conditions which could
baldly have been excelled. Sending is pio-
ciossing favorably In Wisconsin and Iowa ,
but in Nebraska complaints ol wet weather
still continue , and what would otherwise have
been devoted to wheat has gone to llax and
oats. While the icpoits aie not jet complete
the indications aie lor a slight decrease in
acieago in Wisconsin and Minnesota , and
considerable Increase in Dakota.
The lopoits lionr the winter wheat stiles
show like variation ot Iho preceding two
weeks. The Kansas bulletins do not indi
cate any impiovemeiit. Thu outlook at the
best is that the yield will not exceed one-
thhd to one-halt ot an average ciop , In
Dickinson and other counties the failuio is
almost total , and llio lields have been plowed
under and devoted to oats arid other gialus.
The reports liom Michigan also show very
little or no impiovement. The piospocts are
lor tiom 05 to b5 per cent ol an average erop
in the different counties. Reports ot damage -
ago from the Hessian fly como liom llneo
Michigan counties and fiom Koanokc county ,
in Indiana , but the injury icpoited thus far
is not serious. The generality of the reports
liom Indiana and Ohio aie very favorable ,
while the reports from Missouri and Tennes
see continue very flattering , the weather of
thu past two weeks proving cxtrcmelv fuvoi-
ablo. With ( lie exception ol ono county in
Kentucky Johnson where theio Is the
piomlsoot not half aciop , the returns con
tinue veiy favorable.
An Irish Scrap Boole.
Lixcor.x , Neb. , Apill ! J5. Tlio executive
ol Iho lilsh National league of Ameiica sent
out ieslerday tlio following circular to Iho
cditois ol nil leading papers irr Arneilca :
KXKCUTIVI : OFi'-iei : or )
Iiiisri NATIONAL Lu.vuuc V
LINCOLN , Api il 21. To the Editor : All
admit the gie.it Importance ot Ame.iic.ui
opinion as a factor in influencing iv settle-
rmmtot theliish question. Asonool the
means presenting that opinion the Irish
National league nioposos to niaUoa collec
tion ot editoiials fiom all leading journals of
Anii'iica on the important incasincs now bo
loio parliament , pasted into albums and foi-
waid one copy to 1'arnell nnd one to Glad
stone. With this in view may wo remiest
you to forward to the above address bvie-
tinnmail llneo copies of any articles that
have appeared In > om i nper commenting on
Gladstone's Iiqjno rule bill and land pin chase
bill. licapcctlully joins ,
I'AllllCIC KflAX , PlCS.
Cii.vm nsO'Kr.iLi.r.v. Trcas.
JOH.N 1' . Sin ION. Sec'y.
ST. VIXCT.XT I K PAUL , Quebec , April 2. .
The coin lets in the penitentiary hern by
some means obtained poasession of some
lilies and lovolvers belonging to the guaids
and iovoltc.il about4 o'clock yesterday after
noon. Waiden Lavioletto demanded their
surrender when the prisoners opened lire on
him nnd the guaids and a despciato light en
sued which lasted some time. The warden
iccelved a bullet in the jaw , another pierced
Ids wiist , while a third entcied his abdomen.
Ills wounds are veiy suilous , but hopes aio
enteitaincd of his leeovery. Chartiaiul , a
piiud , was wounded in the leg , while sevei.il
otheis locolveil wounds more or less serious.
A piisoner named C'orr Ivan was shot dead.
1 ivo other misonors vero wounded. None
ot the convicts escaped.
liosio.v. Api 11 IT.-A. special to the Globe
from Jloiitie.il , icl.itlvo to the prison lovolr ,
sajstlratfiOODiNoneih are in open icuolllnn
and aimed. WaidoiuLavlolotto and deputy
have been killed , and III ty policemen have
been sum liom thai city to tlio piison , twelve
American lO.xlilhlta for London.
CIIICAOO , Apill 25. Seciotary John Gil-
mer , Speed and Vice President Henry Slur-
gls Uussell , of Boston , and John II. Whitley ,
of London , representing the American exhi
bition , which will bo hold in London next
year , have been In the city tlio past week.
Onoobjeetof their visit was to select well
known ami at the same tlmo representative
gentlemen of the great west to act as vlco-
piesldonts ot the proposed exhibition. In
connection with other distinguished men
liom different poi lions of the countiy N. K.
ralib.inks , a wealthy packer of Chicago , ac-
coptwl the honor tondeied him. and ex-Gov-
einor Fuinas , ot Nebraska , will act tor the
tarwuat. Ills understood that the Pacllie
blopovvlllbo represented. Ono feature of
the show will bo an Indian village peopled
hy clay workers tiom AiUonu and Now Mex
The games played by the leading base ball
clubs of the country Saturday icsulted as fol
Al Cincinnati-Cincinnati's 14 , Pittsburgs
At Augusta Augusta 4 , Atlanta 1.
At Washington-Nationals 7 , Vale College -
At Mncnn Macnn 10 , Nashville n.
At St. Louis Urmviis- , Louisville 0 ,
AtliiooUyii Hroollyns4 ; , Metropolitans3.
At Now \oik-New York 11 , Columbus
At Newark Detroils 1 , Nowarks 5.
At Novvlnrk Hiooklyn 11 , Halllmoies 1.
At Louisville Plttsburg 18 , Cincinnati 17 ,
At St. Louis llrowiib 10 , LouUvillo 10.
Tliu Dank Clem-Ins * .
HOSTON- , April 25.A table , compiled from
Sjieil.ildispatches 1'iointliH managers of the
leading clearing houses In tire United States ,
fJiows the gross bank' exchange at eavli point
tor the week cndlutr.Vinll t , in comp.uison
vtitutjie eoriespoiidliig-wcck-ln lb 5 : total ,
fenVnlVTiOj Uiciease , 15.1. .
THE WEEK IN WALL STREET ,
Highly Eraggcrated Beports of Labor Diffi
culties Oauso Great Uncertainty ,
A DULL SEASON FOR STOCKS.
Union Pacific Figures Among the
IjcndltiR Sales of the Week
Stories Actively Circulntccl
to Depress Values.
The DcnllnRS In Stock1" .
NF.W VOIIK , April 23. [ Special Telegram. ]
In'no ( icpartinont of business have labor
troubles hail a mote decided effect than in
Wall street speculation. The news circulated
In Wall sticet iroiu day to day was of a char
acter snllhlonllo eatiso acry decided de
pression In quotations If that news had been
true , or the published accounts of the suc
ceeding day continued thu earlier icpoits.
The statements clictilated , however , wcio
laigcly sensational , and had little If any
foundation In fact. An Instance of this kind
was the statement that came over private
wires from Chicago ( hiring the week to the
effect that a laigo turnltmc factory was burn-
In ? and that the strikers bad succeeded In
preventing both the lite drpaitment and the
police fiom approaching tin * binning build-
inc. This Is only an Illustration of the chai-
actor of the news that was distributed from
hour to hour dining the gieatcr part of the
week. The reason for Its failure to affect
piices niateilally was a disbelief as
to the truthfulness of the statements enloi-
talned by holders of stocks , and the fear on
the part of bear operators to sell shoitln
largo amounts. The gicatcr the .short Inter
est the moio tempting becomes the Invitation
to the bulls to Ining sbout a squeeze , and
sale : ) , theiefoio , lor short account are made
with extreme caution , and covering Is made
quickly boloio the losses become excessive.
Skirmishing of this kind for stock profits has
furnished during the past week the principal
poi lion of the business done. The fact Is ap
parent that the bulk of the stocks on the
street are held by strong parties who have
faith In hlglior quotations as soon as the
labor troubles are settled , , and who consc-
quontly relnse to bo frightened Into selling at
anything like the current ligures.
The dullness of the stock market has not
been equaled since last sumiiid.tlio total sales
lor the wool ; being only ! W'2,000 bhates. It
should be noted , however , that there were
only live business days. The cxtiemo
fluctuations for the entire \\eck vvcie gcn-
01 ally within a lange of less than 3 per cent.
Monday's business resulted In a decline of
small fractions ; Tuesday and Wednesday
Iheioeio advances of fractions ; Thursday ,
small declines , and Saturday regular changes.
But while the net result is generally m favor
of gains , the advances are , in most cases , lor
less than I per cent. Ot the week's business
four slocks LacKawanna , Union Pacific ,
St. Paul and Lake Shore , in the order named ,
with sales in cacli case rangine between
111,570 and 04,700 shares contributed 50 per
cent.While the bears aicnfrald to sell the mar
ket short , excent in small amounts , they are
all mo-jt earnest In their efforts to depress
prices by tire circulation ol misleading and
false news. During the past week it was
mysteriously announced through the medium
of local news issues that a leading railroad
was to isbiiu , within a slioit time , SIO-
000,000 additional bonds , the statement being
accompanied by the assertion that the patties
giving the information declined to give the
name of the load , but insinuated that it was
the New "i'orlc Central. Dining the
latter pait of the v > cck it became
known that the name ot the road was
the Chicago , Kock Island As Pacific ,
and that the 810,000,000 bonds weie to be is
sued lor the purposed , extending its lines a
tiling that it has been doing for years and
years past , and will doubtless continue to do
as Ions : ns it builds extensions. No one is
surprised at the announcement when the
whole stoiy is told. With the extensions to
bo made by tno Hock Island , and others
already announced by the Northwestern and
St. Paul , it is evident a good many miles aie
to be added to the total railroad mileage of
this country within a short time.
THE U. OF fj. 13.
The Annual Meeting of Locomotive
liAinrorii ) Conn. , April SI. Since last
c\uning e\ory train lias biought locomotive
engineers liorn all the New England .states ,
Now York , New Jersey and Pennsylvania ,
to this city. Special trains wcie run over the
various loads In this state to-day to acco > n-
rnodate those who could not got hero last
night , and at 10 a. m. , when tire ses
sion ol the International Uiothoihood
of Locomotive Engineers was called
to order In Aileyn hall by Chief
Ail.iurbOO engineers were present. What
was done at the meeting could not bo learned ,
Chief Arthur , wiion approached , was iron-
communicatho regarding the attitude of the
brotherhood toward the strike in the
boutnwest. It is just learned tiom good au
thority that llio assemblage passed a vote
sustaining Chief Arthurs course. In the af-
tei noon th visitors wore shown about the
city , and , among other places , visited the
capital. In the ovmiing a ptibjio
meiitlnc vuis hold at Aileyn hall.
The platform was occupied by Cliiet Drcn *
nan , ol llartfoid division ; Chiot Arthur ,
Temperance Advocate McCai thy , of Piovl-
doiK-o ; ( iiand Chaplain Everett , of Phila
delphia ; Thiul Grand Assistant Ceoigo 11.
Van T.iv > ull , ol Now York ; itaiiroad Com
missioner Everett Simons , ot Massachu
setts , and Patrick Fennel , Shandy Maguire ,
the poet of the brotherhood.
Chief liiennan inado an address
and then called upon the chaplain to open
the meeting with piayer. Cliiet Arthur was
then introduced , ilo made a long and inter
esting addiess , lovlowing tlio hiitory ol ! the
oidei from Its inception at Detroit , Mich. ,
twenty-thieo yeaus ago , to the present time.
His was followed by other speakois. At tha
close of the meeting most of the engineers
Iclt the city on a special train.
A Texas Tornado.
GAT.vr.STON. April 25. The News' Klllecn
special says : A tornado swept past Klllcon
this evening , about one mlle fiom town. It
struck the house of Jacob Uslcton ,
demolishing the building and injur
ing the cntiie family , the baby fa
tally. Norman IJros. residence was
also destroyed. The family was saved , hav
ing just taken rotugo in a storm house. The
storm came tiom the noithwest and did con
8iderablodamaa in the town of Killeon.
Hailstones as largo as hens' eggs fell and
dcstioyed vegetation and fruit trees and
breaking many window panes.
A Successful Dumuijo Suit.
TiiKxnw , N. J. , Api II 'JL The stilt of
Jauoway & Co. , of. Brunswick , against the
Pennsylvania railway , in which over S200-
000 damages are claimed , \\as given to the
jury in the federal couit last evening and the
jmy ibis morning returned a verdict for the
plaintiff for S17U.MM for loss , both ot prop-
eity and trade. The suit w'ns the result of
the well remembered collision at Now Hums-
wick on the morning of February 7 , IS's.'i , of
an oil and freight train. The oil took tire
and sot tire to Janoway's extensive wall
paper factory , bum ing it to the ground.
A Boarding House rtalro.
I3rt.Uroii , Pa. , April 2.5. A. frame buildIng -
Ing at Alton , erected on posts , and used as a
sleeping apartment for laborers , topvlod over
at 1 o'clockjestPidavmorntngandcauirlttliro
Ironr a stou > . The building contained thir
ty-eight Italians in the employ of the Lrlo
railway. Before they could get out six were
binired in a horrible manner and three others
An American Vessel Seized ,
OTTAWA , Ont. . April 33. Them is a re
port that an American vessel has been seized
off Cape nrcton'fot' ' ' breach ot the fishery
laws. Slu was 111 tlio ! lake less than six miles
wide , and therdtViro 'within the three miles
limit. t i
NEW Om.r.AijH , Apiliav- . M. Hill , C.
SI. Falrchlld aiid Henry Fairfax loll here
this morning on their bicycles for Uoston ,
The time to bo 'occupied by their trip Is lim
ited to tlihty dajH , and the three bicyclists
expect to arrive Ih Unstou in time to attend
the annual meeting of tire League of Ameri
can Wheelmen. t
Attention Diir mcn of Nebraska.
VAI.LUY , Neb.u April Ul. Dispatches from
Washington etvi tU the cheering Intelli
gence that the lionso committee on agricul
ture has authorized Chairman Hatch to re
port favorably the bill to iceulato the tralllc
in fraudulent butter , In substantially the
same form as framed by the Dalrymens' as
sociation , a summary ot the provisions ot tire
bill also appearing in the dlsnatches.
The bill is just what the dairymen ot Ne
braska in common with those of all other-
states want , need and have been and still
me , working tor. Its provisions are Just ,
nnd every consideration of right and justice
to the producer as well as those of safety to
consumers ot dahy products demands that
the bill become a law , Unt , llkoovciy other-
blow at fraud , It Is meeting stienuoiH oppo
Nowjls the tlmo to attend to our Interests
by bringing the attention ofjour congressmen
to it , and showing them llio necessity of Us
passage. Let every dairyman in .Nebraska
write lo his repiesoiitatlvo in congress , and
to members from other slates whom ho may
know , in gtng them to vote for this bill. If
wo do not look after our own business no one
else will , and our icpiesentatlvcs In Wash
ington might like some statesmen neater
home bo "mlslntoimed and deluded" ( ? )
Into voting for something tire people did not
It a few thousand of us tell them by per
sonal conespondeiico what wo do want there
will ho no doubt about It. A large pait of the
time in the Nebiaska Dairymen's ' convention
at Fremont last December was devoted to the
especial featuio ot the Industry , nnd a com
mittee on legislation appointed. This bill
from the 'National association is what our
convention and committee agreed was
needed. Hero wo have tt. Now back it up.
Chairman of Committee.
Yesterday , Edward Foley , living with
his parents at Twelfth nnd California
streets , irr playing with a revolver , dis
charged tne sumo , sending the bit Hot
through the Iloslry part of the thumb and
up through and be.vond the wrist of the
left hand. The bullet was a small one ,
and was cut out by Dr. Hcckclt. at Six-
teontlr and Hurt streets.
The Acadian Wild Man.
Down in the rich alluvial delta of Lou
isiana there winds to the sea a .slow brown
bayou called the Torrcbonne , from the
fertility of the black loamy land through
which rt Hows. Hig sugar plantations no
along its course , but near the month are
the homes of many Acadians , for this
was one of the streams along which they
settled in Louisiana.
They cultivate little rice farms and or
ange groves , and live in summer upon
their lishing and , tire produce of their gar
dens in winter upon the game that
abounds in the marsjies. Since their ex
ile they , like thoj bourbons , have forgotten -
ton nothing and hayes learned nothing.
Their language , customs and manners
are identically Uic same as the day when
With the turn tit the tiilo the ships sailed out
ol the haibor.
And the coasts' of their beloved land grew
misty with distance.
In among these thriving little farms is a
largo tract of land , a melancholy , weedy
waste. Great forest trees have grown
up in the midst of what were fair fields
that waved with golden rice. Fences
and boundaries' ' Ion ago rotted away.
The ditches are chocked with grass , and
.toting willows grow along their lino.
The whole is VniiUed with the tan lo
growth of the lavish vegetation brought
lip from this fertile soil by the tropical
suns and wild rains. Sometimes at dusk
you will catclr a glimpse of a bent figure
skulking away from thu door of a ruined
cottage whoso chimneys have fallen in ,
vyhose roof is a green pulpy mass of
lichen , and whose wall totter forward tea
a fail. Tire neighbors will explain that
it is only old Allumlin , the wild man.
If you will lie in wait about this hour
of the day , concealed in the underbrush ,
you may catoh a closer glimpse of him.
Ilo looks seventy , but is not really so old.
His once tall form is bent , anil ho walks
with the quick , creeping movements of
an animal. Long gray hair hangs in
filthy matted locks to his waist and
mingles with his great swooning beard.
Two largo dark ojes gaze out from a
wrinkled , pallid face through the rough
hair with a glare like a cat. His hands
are like rough , knotted claws , and his
whole body has a growth of coarse hair
upon it. "His only covering is a pair of
brown blankets , through which a hole
lias boon torn to admit his head , and ho
creeps silently away every night into the
forest swarnns. This is the story llio
neighbors toll :
Thirty years ago tlroro was no more
prosperous farm in the parish than that
of Etienne Allandin , and no more
respected man limn jts rich young
owner. Ilo was alone in the world with
the exception of some distant cousins ,
but his friends were many , and he was
betrothed to a pretty young girl who waste
to marry him rrr the next March.
His face was plain , except for his
splendid dark eyes , but ho had a warm ,
giiiillo heart , and was a fine parli.so . Unit
ho would not hayo iiskcd any parent
around for twenty miles for their daugh
ter in vain. According to old Acadian
usage , ho built a now house Unit winter ,
spending lovingcnre njipp thg nust that
was to hold his liftlo mute.
The wedding day approached. The
happv bridegroom rnauo ready the
murrlugo corboillo , as was usual , only
his gifts were the most sphmdid overseen
irr that simple neighborhood. The wed
ding gown vvis of real white silk , the
veil , wreath of wax orange ( lowers , with
the white shoes and gloves , had como all
the way from New Orleans.
Ilo rose early that lovely March morn
ing and arrayed himself carefully in Ins
black , shiny clothes , casting tender ,
amused glances at the little tominino
garmentsHying on- that pride ot every
Acadian woman's heart , a Dliimp , strong
bed with milled mllovvs. Ho was mak
ing trp a parcel of tllcso garments ready
to bo carried to the bridq whim an cirn-
harassed nnd 'Sympathetic delegation
canio to inform him that the bndo had
disappeared. Shu had eloped with a
had bccn.rcfuscd by Jieo rwrents.und had
left not a word for Irur betrothed.
Allandin stood like a man stunned ; then
ho turned every ono out , and shirt him
self in with his ruined happiness ,
Soon the nolghnorrt whispered that the
now house was effing and Allandin had
gene away to tho/swamp. From that day
no never spoke to. any human being. All
day the wan hid an f Iris house , mid with
nightfall wont to the forest , and like a
wild beast sought his food. CruwlKh ,
lizards , liold mice , and birds , oaten raw ,
were his sustenance. His hair ami beard
grow long and tangled , his clothes fell to
pieces , and n blanket bccumo his only
garb. In all these thirty vear.s ho has
never spoken , ami now ho , knows no hu
man language. His only sounds are a
fqw inartiuruto cries , and ho shuns his
kind like a hunted animal. The sympa
thetic Acadians have never disturbed him ,
and at nights when they heal- faint echo
from the swamps of a wild human cry ,
they loolc sully tit each other and say :
"Crc3t o paurro Allandin cat ! "
The largest line of vapor stoves in tire
city are shown by Jno. Httssio , 2107 Cum-
ing street , who" Is solo ufjent for the
"Perfection" and also for the "Tropic1-1
cirrglo generator stove , 'warranted to give
.entire feutbl.tfUoii or money refunded.
( J.NU. llfaSIB.
' , ' 2407 Cwuing st.
WITHIN THE CHANCEL ,
Where Stylelo33 "Worshippers Pray Despite
tbo Pelting Rain.
A BLOW AT THE HAT.
Scenes In Jinny Clmrclics Perform
ance oT the Choirs HGllglotis
Exercises Members of
There was no smile in the hcavcnsycs-
tcrday. The sun did not dance unless it
led a shadow movement behind llio clouds.
The skies promised rain , nnd at times ,
like reliable , if unpleasant clouds , kept
their promise. People went to church ,
and it may bo presumed , went thcro to
pray. There were no now lints to bo
seerr , no new dresses to bo displayed. It
was a iiltun shadowy Easter , and pomp
was nowlrcrx ) .
TMN1TY OATHKCItAI , .
A largo and representative audience
gathered in Trinity cathedral yesterday
morning. The Kaster bonnet was out in
largo numbers despite the stormy
weather , giving the congregation , from
the standpoint of ono in tire rear , the ap
pearance of a mammoth flower garden.
Bishop Wortlungton ollleiutod Ho
was ussistbd irr tlio Kaster services by
Hei'tor.s Dougherty and ( Ja'-sman. The
Kaster sermon was a short and thoughtful
one. preached by the bishop.
The lloral decorations on the altar were
profuse and elegant. The arches on the
sides of the platform were hung with
evergreen trimming. Tlio reading desk
was fronted by a handsome satin panel ,
on which was embroidered , irr yellow
lloral letters , the emblem , "This Day
Our Lord lias Kisen " The music , as
rendered by llio regular choir ami chorus ,
was very line.
Tlio heat in the church was op
pressive , and a number of persons
were obliged to leave during services ,
overcome by the close atmosphere.
This cosy little house of worship was
well filled yesterday. The pulpit and al
tar were covered with many flowers ,
among which lilies predominated. By
tbo side of tire silltir was the largo
paschal cundlo , which burns until Ascen
sion day , forty days honcc. llov. Air.
Williams , the pastor of the church , acted
as colobrant. The music was rendered
by a surpliccd choir of about twenty
boys , who rendered the difticult music in
a truly excellent manner. The Easter
sermon was preached by Kov. Mr. Wil
liams in the overling.
Tlio celebration at this church com
menced early in the morning , but llio
principal feature of the day was the pon-
tijicial high mass celebrated at 1JO ( ) : ! with
Bishop O'Connor as celebrant. The lat
ter olhuiatcs in this capacity but twice n
year , Christmas and Kabter , and on this
account a great deal of interest attaches
to the occasion The church and allies
wore filled with worshipers. Tlio bishop
was attended by Father Kelley as assist
ant priest , Fathers Quick and McDonnell
as deacons of honor and Fathers Power
arrd McCarthy deacons of tire mass , and
Father Carroll , master of ceremonies.
The marble altar was decorated with
flowers , and a profusion of lighted tapers
enhanced its appearance. Thcro wore
Ijl'teen altai boys who appeared for the
first time red soutanes , with cardinal
saslies , lace surplice * and purple velvet
capes with gold trimmings. The sermon
was preached byKov. F. McDonnell , and
was commemorative of tlio great event
of the festival. Haydn's Imperial Mass
in D , was extremely well sung by tlio
choir under tlio direction of Miss Fannie
Arnold , to the accompaniment of Hof-
The altars of this pretty little church
presented a handsome appearance. Thov
wore beautified with miscellaneous
llowers and creeping vines , tlio latter
I wining gracefully around the miniature
columns which sustains the middle pedi
ment of tlio surface. Lights were ju
diciously placed near the niches and
amid the foliage , producing a pretty of-
fe.ct. Last mass was celebrated at 10 ! ! 0
o'clock , by the Uev. 11. A ijhaiTel ,
who also preached the ser
mon on the gospel of llio day in
a very energetic and eloquent man
ner. The choir , tlio names of which
were published yesterday , rendered
AVebor's mass in G with artistic apprecia
tion. The .services of tlio day closed
with solemn vespers at 7 o'clock ,
The interior of tlio frame tabernacle is
not adapted to ornament unless of great
quantity and of the rougher order of de
sign. Nothing in the way of decoration ,
therefore , was ullected , unless the intro
duction ol two beautiful and varied
banks of llowers , 'one of vyhieh was
placed in front and on cither side of the
pastor's feeat. Tlio service's consisted
of a prelude , llio do\ology , an invo
cation , a psalm , and anthem wilh hymns
and reposes. Those were followed , by
the baptism of three children. Easter
thoughts and benediction followed to tlio
close of the services. It was conducted
in an excellent manner by llio pastor ,
Her. A. F. Shcrril. Last night at 8
o'clock anthems and rosponsw brought
the .services to a closo.
r.vrrv cumion ,
The services at this house of worship
yesterday were appropriate to the day ,
without being eharuoleri/ed bv the forms
of ritual which were noticeable in the
celebration at the Episcopal or Catholic
churches. In the morning there was a
special choral sorvicu by tlio members ol
the Sunday school , assisted by Miss
Hogord. In the evening , Hov. Mr. Copeland -
land preached n sermon of imrrkud
power , on the subject , "If a Man Die ,
Can Ho Live Again. " There was a largo
attendance both morning and evening.
KlUST PHKSimT.IUAN CHUllCa.
The sanctuary of the Dodge Street
Presbyterian church was thronged yes
terday morning. The pulpit was neatly
( loconitcd wilh llowers of ( ivory sort , seas
as to nearly bury the preacher out of
sight. The sermon was delivered in ( ho
abionco of the pastor , Hov. W.J. Hursha ,
by Rov. J. N. Uoyd , of the Christian
Hour , on the text , "Alytjr.ico isSuiTioiont
For Yon. " It was thoroughly rnlor-
csting , though it had no special
bearing upon tire day , The music
by tlio choir was elaborate and grmitly
enjoyed by the congregation. A bari
tone sung ny Mr. Frank Smith , entitled
"Blossoms1 ' was especially line , as nl o
n soprano solo and quartette , "Lift Your
( ilajl Voices , " by Miss Oliver arrd the
VIHST MKTlIOinST OHUHOIf.
At the Firat M. E. church , on Daven
port street in the morning , Rev. MoKaig
presided. The sornum wti not what
ono could call an Easier day sermon , being -
ing rnoro of the natures un ovhortution to
his hearer to como to Christ. There
were no decorations on the pulpit ,
nitsr HA in ia r cmntui.
The sermon in tlio morning was pro-
rented by Evangelist Bitler to an audi
ence which almost completely filled the
spacious auditorium of this church. Tlio
mnsio as rendered by the choir was irqod ,
though hardly elaborate. No borvices
w'cro held in the evening ,
KOl'M'ZK MKMOIUAL CIIIJIICH.
The programme published in the HIK :
of Saturday last concerning the Kaster
oxcrciscd at the English Lutheran church
was carnod out in every [ detail. In the
morning there was a very largo congre
gation and a liberal ottering was made to
tie | mission fund. Twelve now members
were aoniitlud to the church. The oven-
ing" suryico was ulso well attended , the
special memorial meeting for these wire
had died since last Easter being of special
interest. The decorations were In keep
ino with the church In tastofulncss , ami
tit v were likewise very elaborate , Mrs ,
J T , Chirk sang sevm-nl solos with ad' '
mired brilliancy and line cdoot , the con
gregation joining nlcoly in sorno of the
nj inns led by the choir , Hov. Mr. Dot
wilcr , as usual , waa busy and made
everybody feel ns happy as ho ncdd bo bj
his studious atltontion to details ,
Wo n dor nil Success of the Mcndcls-
A larger , more cultured and thoroughly
appreciative audience never gathered in
this cily than that which greeted Mine ,
Hank and the Mondolssolrns in the E\po <
sition building last Saturday evening ,
The cflect of the presence of such an im-
inciiso company of intolllgont and atten
tive listeners must hnvo been Inspiring to
the artists ; certain it is , they were all in
their happiest moods , and probably never
give : tlicir selections In grander style , or
rnoro completely captivated and en
raptured their hearers ,
A material change in the personnel ol
llio Mendolssohns has boon nrado since
their appearance here last season ,
Mr. Blumontlial having taken thu
place of FritGicso as col list ; Mr.
Selrudo having returned to his old posi-
lion of llulc soloist , and Mr. Nohan
Franks having succeeded his brother ,
Sam Franks , as solo violinist , Tlio olub'.s
concerted members , Beethoven's "quin
tette in C , " Mendelssohn's "quartette in
K tint , " and the old , wonr , and yet never
fresh and bright Minuetlo by Bocchorini
were rendered with tire delicate shading
nnd expression that only this company
of artists can givo. Their solo work was
characterised by great purity of tone ,
line execution and much feeling , Space
will not admit of details. Sullico it to say
the honors wore equally divided and the
audience dollghtcd. Tlio violincell solo
by Louis IHumenburg recalled tire
wonderful mastery over that instrument
exercised by his predecessor , Gioso. But
Mr. B. lost nothing by comparison , lie
is rv young man and a pronounced artist.
The appeal ane Ot Mine. Hank , lite
star of the evening , was greeted with a
profound round round of nnplnttso , Her
voice was in excellent condition anil she
sang with a sincerity of purpose and a
carefulness of execution that wore wholly
admirable. The beautiful air , "Angels
ever bright and fair , " was given wilh
fervent strength and earnest devotion ,
and fully merited the appluuso it re
ceived. In response to an encore she
sang the Scotch ballad "I'm O'er Young
to Marry Yot. " Her second number was
tire celebrated cchosong "La Styrienno , "
from "Mignon. " In this she displayed
great volume of tone , wonderfully sirs
tained , brilliant execution and a perfect
method of phrasing , that fully aroused
llio enthusiasm of bur audience. She
was recalled again and again , uach time
responding in a , most pleasing manner.
Great disappointment was foil by all
present on account of the non-appear-
unco ot Mi s Edith Edwards , the soprano
of tlio Mondelssohns. This lady , though
comparatively a young sin cr , has made
for herself quite a rcpiit-ition , and tlio
audience was anticipating a rare treat.
Tlio tact is she did not learn until a late
hour that Mine. Hank was to sing , and
positively declined to appear. Finan
cially the concert was a success , there
being present about 0,000 people.
Yesterday afternoon a young man
wliOfC name his friends , and enemies , too ,
conceal , cot into a quarrel witlr John
Shannon , the youthful son of Barney
Shannon. They met near Uhtof's saloon ,
Douglas and Tenth streets , and endeav
ored tor fifteen minutes to knock each
other senseless. They separated at onetime
time , and again came together and took
up the b.iltlc anew. When they vvoio
separated about 1300 people were witness
ing the fray. The police had jusl gone
lo the station with two colored scrappers ,
and nobody was left to watcli the whites.
It is said young Shannon came out second
Cut II is Tliro.it.
A laborer named Jno. Kcsslor , resid
ing near the corner of Seventeenth and
Dorcas streets , yesterday , made a well
directed attempt to end his lifo by cul
ling his throat in a horrible manner. Ho
had grown tired of llio world and se
cretly alternated to leave it behind. His
ra/or , however , did not reach his jugular
and it is quite likely that ho will pain
fully iveovor from the oIlooK of his rah
act. Ho was taken in the patrol wagon
to St. Joseph's hospital.
JIovv to Malco a Happy Home.
Mrs. John , in Cleveland Plalndenlor :
llirvo no SCRK.IS from vjiir companion.
What a husband knows a _ wife should
know. Never loll your neighbors your
troubles. Of eonroo must greet 6110'- ,
friends with a smile when wo fcisl sad at
heart. Now , husband , show your love
for your wife. StiiTur lor you wile if
rreoil be. Christ MinVml for tlio Chnreh.
Study lo keep her young. It is not work
but worry lluil woar.s. Keep a brave ,
true heart between her and all harm.
Slay at home : habitual ab-enco during
evenings U sure to bring ; MUTOW. If your
duty or business eall.s you , that is all
right , but if j on go out to mingle with
olfiur society and leave your wife at
homo alnno or with the children , you
may bo stiro there is no goo.l in store for
you ; homo is jour only retreat. Tike :
yo'ir wife with you in society. She must
see how oilier p'.ioplu appear and act.
Wife , love your husband , souk to so-
euro your husband's happini'-si , maUo
your homo attractive. Thii mouns moro
than fiirnitmoi it means llio thousand
lilllf ! touches of taste that drive llio dark-
rrois out of the corners and the stillness
out of the parlor and the gloom out of
the houso. Mal.u j'our homo fco easy that
you will fool easy in it yourself. Keep
your house clean anil in good ardor ; it
taUos loss linio to keep things Hum to
nogleet them. Even poverty is no excuse -
cuso for dirt ; many a man is driven by
homo dirt to the bar-room , and through
that to dnatlr. Have your tublo clean ;
your food may bo coarse , lint if it is
clean nun put on in nn inviting shape
the meal will bo roli.shod. Of course , all
homes are not happy ones ; but if wo
would do our duty they might bo. I will
say this ; My homo is a happy ono ; my
hiis-bnnd loll mo all his husimiss , and 1
tell him all my little uH'uir.s. Now I will
tell you all how a homo was made un
happy by dill and carolossiiois. The
coupht had been married about six years
and the wife got .so careless she would
not keen her house clean. The husband
took to drinking and iDent his ovcningi
around town. Oao uttornoon thu little
giil wont to visit a neighbor. When she
returned she surd : "Mamma , why can't
j-ou look like Mrs - ; she lucked so
clean ? " The wife thought mattur.s over ,
and dually thought she would give her
husband a surprise , so she. flow around
and swept clean , spread the tublo with a
clean tablecloth , and then slio nuulo her
loilcl and combed hr-r hair nicely. \ \ hen
her husband can HI home ho could not
find his wife in the Kitchen as usual. Ho
went to the parlor and found his vvilo
playing on the piano , ho could not bo-
Iiovo that was his Mary. Since than that
homo has been clifl'cront tire husband
has reformed from drink ; the wife keeps
the hoiisu clean and tidy.
Reliable trading at
John 11 F Lohmann & Co , ' * ,
The largest 1 ino of I O ofO F.Pms
and Charms in the city at Raymoiid s ,
CHECKED TO CHARON , >
The Notorious Qeorgo Davis is Shot and
About to Dio.
TWO BULLETS IN HIS BODY.
Ho Is lilt U'hllo Attointtliit | Another
Man's Iilfb Tlio Kndini ;
oT n Ucf < | tctnto
George Davis , a notoriously hard ca = o , a
man who has boon a mcnaco to even tins
hardened wretches who vegetate on llio
bottoms , was shot twice , yesterday after
noon , Ono ball entered the right .sido
and the other under the right slioiihlcron
the back. Ono of the balls has been
taken out. The other has not boon found.
When found , the
was taken to St. Joseph's. At this writ
ing , word comes from that place that the
fellow cannot recover.
Davis1 assailant Is William. Carlin. Ho
is CO years of ago. Ho has a light , griz
zled appearance , a cool , impcrtuniblo do-
monnor. Ho has ohargu of Sopor's pump
and furnishing yard on iho bottoms. Ho
lives on the corner of Tenth mid Daven
port , and has a family with some grown
His story Is in cflect that Davis bore
him ill will , and on tire preceding night
at him from a distance , bill without ef
fect. Yesterday Carlin saw Davis and an
untutored man rrarrrod Waybright on the
B. vV M , road near Hongfund's lumber
yard. Both the for rnor went north and
entered the lumber yard in question.
Carlin had a boy with him , and remarked
to him that they had to uuss tlio lumber
yard , and ho feared Davis would now ac
complish the Killing ho had ultenipled
the night buforo. Tlio boy endeavored
DISSUADi : CAHl.lN
from going by the yard , but without
avail. Carlin continued on his way ,
keeping the tiack , and when opposite
tlio yard was accosted by Davis , who
came forth from hi.s concealment. Ami
the 1 alter approached Carlin and said :
"You .3 on hud mo
arrested. " Carlin denied tlio accusation ,
him a heavy blow in the eye , foiling him
lo the ground. The assailant
DIIW : ins itr.voLvnu
and fired at Carhin as ho lay upon the
ground , but thi. ball missed its mark.
Carlin drinv his revolver , and taking deliberate -
liberate aim lired and struck Davis. The
latter turned and ran , and Carlin fired u
second lime , hilling him again.
DA A id rni.i ,
in the lumber yard , and Carlin walked
ill ) to Douglas between Twelfth and
Thirteenth , when he was arrested.riy \ : -
bright was also arrested , but tells a story
dilloronl from Carlin , which is in cIleoL
that Davis wasshotut long range , instead
of when standing over Carlin.
Davis was discharged fiom tlio peni
tentiary bill a few weeks ago. Since that
time , Ire Iras
rnicKoitix.r.D TIIK BOTTOMS.
Ilo has assaulted even women , and his
revolver has been exploding day and
night with too much recklessness. If ho
dies , the opinion of many people is Ihat '
his demise is nol undeserved.
Imuor and a New Trial. r *
The arguments for a new trial in llio
case of John Lauor will be argued llda
morning before Judge Neville.
Don't hawk , hawk , blow , spit and dis
gust everybody wit li your ollcnsivc breath ,
but usti Dr. Sago's Catarrh Komedy and
A NAVAL OFFICER'S ROMANCE.
Married Finally to Hie Girl of IIin
Choice After Klvc Years'
A Philadelphia special , dated Aprjl 22 ,
says : Passed Assistant Engineer Frank
J.'Hoffman , U. S. N. , who was married
a few day- , ago to Miss Marie Antoinette
X-.mo , the daughter of Lawyer Abraham
V. Xane , of this city , wjll leave for Sun
Francisco ne\t wuok with nis bride , hav
ing rcjeervcd orders to sail from that post
fur bitU.i , Alaska , where lie is to join llio
United States .steamer Pinta. The re
ceipt of Iheso orders somewhat hastened
the wedding , which otherwise would not ,
have tnl.cn place until after Kaster , tlio
hrido being a devout member of the
Protestant Episcopal Church , and op
posed to Lenten marriages. Kho pre
ferred , however , to bo married at homo
to running the risk of meeting her
fiance on the 1'jicilic coast and being
united there after thu penitential season
had ended , having in mind a bitter dis
appointment which botli experienced
nearly live years ago.
At that lime the young man was ono of
the olllccri ) ot the Essex , Orders were
received to sail for tl.ii Pacific station ,
and ho hastily wrolo lo his sweetheart
hero to join him in New York on a
certain day , when they would bo inur-
liocl , and she could follow him on a
vessel winch was to sad a few days later
and cairy out the wives of inanv of tlio
EsseVs oilier is. Soincliin ! ! < r of Uio sort
had been expected for some linio , and
Iho prospective bride had had her
trousseau prepared in anticipation of the
event. Engeil.y she counted the days
until llio il ito when she should become
Mrs. Holl'inan , ami she spent not a little
time in visiting her filends and bidding
llii'in good-by. A day or ( wo before she
expected to rim over to ( lotliam she re
ceived a letter addressed in her lover's
familiar hand writing. Aglancoalittold
Irur the whole story , and she toll to Iho
Iloor in a dead fninl.
The ES-.OX . had como to Now York with
sealed orders. Thcro was not a little
mjstory hanging ever uvurylliiug. and
no man was permitted to go afehoro.
Stores , provisions and luol were tul.ou
on lor the long voyage round the Capo ,
and then , without any warning whatever -
ever , ordern were given to f/et / imdor
way , and three days ahead of thu time
she hud boon announced to sail , the
Esso.x , with Hags Hying , put out to sea.
Correspondence between Philadelphia.
mid Panunm was necessarily slow , and
the nontenant had a Jong while to wait
before lie heard from Miss Xano. Then
ho learned that her panmts did not up-
rirovo of her following him , and that she
had decided to await his return. Months
dragged into a yo.rr and the years
dragged slouly by until threw had been
numbered with the past Then Iho now.s
canto at last that the Es-ox was coming
back , and the hearts of the loveis beat
fast ODOR moro with happy anticipation
of thui- meeting , and Iho joy was in-
ci eased when outers came from Wash
ington assigning Mr HoHinan to the
naval board ot examining engineer * , with
headiiiuter.s | ; in this city.
Hens ho came in January , IBS' ! , and
hero ho has remained ever .since. The
courUhip of the Doling couple had been
short , and it was Unrutuio decided that
it slumld bn continued for a year or
eighteen months , unless thu piospcctivo
gromii .should be ordered away in tlio
ineanlimu , when it was understood the
wiidihng should take place at onco. Mr.
Hoffman rtuidwl at lilt ) ( iirard avcmut
and Miss Xano lived in ( icrmnntown.
The marriage took place at the rcsidcnco
of thu bude'si paiciils on AIM II 1 , Uov. J.
1C. M.in > liy , of St Michael's P. K.
t liinvii , performing the ceremony , Since
i'i ' < - wedding Mr IIolTmnn has been ro-
sid 'ig ; ii Mr Xunu'o house. ' .
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