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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : THURSDAY , APKIL 29 , 1886.
THE DAILY BEE.
OMAHA Ornct , No. BU AND 018 FAtmjut ST.
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CONOHESS lacks two qualifications ,
brains and industry. They arc political
failings of the democracy.
CHICAGO hns 200 building societies and
loan associations. The peoples' savings
banks tire constant premiums on thrifty
accumulation and incentives to good
Mn. CLEVELAND is reported as intense
ly in to res ted in home rule. Ho will put
his ideas into operation sometime after
the Juno roses are entwined with orange
blossoms from the white house conserva
AcconoiNG to the Republican , Senator
Van Wyck "has gene and wont and done
it again" in assailing Jay Gould. The
admiration of the Republican for .Gould
is only equalled by its hatred for Van
OMAHA wolcotacs its old department
commander , whoso'other name is Gee ,
Crook. Gen. Croolc is once more among
friends , whoso admiration for the soldier
Is not inferior to their respect for the
simple , modust and genial citizen.
Mi : . GLADSTONE assures his party that
ho will decline to modify his Irish meas
ures in any particulars which will out
down the concessions to be granted to
Ireland. If the grand old man goes
down , ho proposes to go down with all
bis colors i
THE Apaches are loose once more.
Gen. Miles will now bo given a chance
to wind up the campaign as ho promises
"in short metro. " "Short metro" in
Arizona means long marches , hard work
nnd'much fighting , distributed between
the Indians and the Indian bureau.
A FRESH dclceato from Washington
Territory Is astounded at discovering
that the cx-mombcrs of congress use
their position to lobby on the floor of the
house. Mr. Voorhccs' father , the tall
sycamore of the Wabash , could have
given his son this information several
ST. PAUL ruid Minneapolis are to have
fast trains between Chicago and tjio t > viu
pities of the northwest. A special limited
schedule of twelve hours is to bo made
oyor a distance of 403 miles. Omaha
still endures a schedule which takes
twenty-two hours to cover a distance less
\ than eighty miles greater.
months of congress have gene and
more than half of the general appropria
tion' bills remain unacted upon by the
house. Sam Randall's smile can bo seen
for a mile when the wisdom of splitting
HP the appropriation committees to ox-
pfdlto business is casually referred to in
tbf lobbies of the capltol.
. is building hundreds of little
hemps in this year of grace 1880. The
| argo proportion of them are the result
of pavings from the monthly pay ol
laborers ami mechanics. More factories
wqan more homes , more meat and grocery
bjlls and steady employment for a class
0 | mou > vho form the baokbono of every
community vyhlch they help to build up.
is a solemn Holiness amoiip the
against Sparks since private
newspaper enterprise bus confirmed all
Jilq pwrgos ) ot the wide-spread frauds in
. L d entries throughout ( he west nnd
IKwtlnvest. Loss than 09,000,000 , acres ol
iJho public domain remain for settlers ,
The government owes it to the people oi
the country to BOO that Jobbery or per
Jury shull bo barred out from wresting
this nrca from the hands of the persons
into which It should fall , Land for the
landless should bo the motto , not more
lend for land grabbers.
Panama canal is pronounced tc
practical undertaking , but millions :
of dollars of capital and years ot tinu
, will bo required to carry it forward to
completion. The great drawback to tin
pccss of the Panama canal is in tin
kloss and extravagant oxponditun
: has accompanied the enterprise fron
Iboginuing. Money has been pourci
like water , and there is very little t <
Iwforit , Thodiilieultyisthat poopli
lo value their lives cannot be porsuad
to risk U o pobUlcuUal climate of Pan
[ a during the largest portion of tin
As n consequence the labor is o
the rordt quality , and the suporiuton
< ta > co of the work has fallen into tin
hMidsnf Incompetent persons , who ar
little subject to control by the centra
MUisgonieiit iu Paris.
Qrccco to Disarm.
The cable announces that Greece 1ms
finally yielded to the demands of the
powers and that the reserves will at once
bo disbanded. Tins news , if confirmed ,
postpones for some time to come the irre
pressible outbreak in southeastern
Europe. The cause of the dispute , which
promised to involve all the smaller states
nnd lo draw into the quarrel the first
class powers of Kuropo , was the boundary
line traced by the commission that mot in
Berlin in 1830. Some weeks ago the
Greek premier claimed that when Greece
submitted to a frontier limitation
considerably south of the one orig
inally proposed by the commission
nnd rejected by Turkey , she reserved the
right to demand the restoration of the
frontier line previously suggested. This
line would have loft Greece tx strategic
frontier since it passes over the summit
of Mount Olympus. The Greek govern
ment demanded this restoration in cir
cular notes addressed to her representa
tives at foreign courts last October , and
as Turkey declined to make the conces
sion Greece prepared to light for it. Hut
the reopening of war in southeastern
Europe was recognised by the powers as n
calamity which must be suppressed at all
hazards. Russia was known to bo eagerly
awaiting the first favorable chance to
pounce down upon Turkey in settlement
of her old grudges , besides being credited
with a desire to rectify the Russian fron
tier in the region of Bulgaria. War would
offer an ample opportunity for the ac
complishment of these ends , and n. . gen
eral European conflict in the struggle
over the dismemberment of Turkey would
have boon the inevitable result. This
was thoroason for.Mr.Gladstono'ssudden
cnango of front over the Greek frontier
question , nnd for the warning of armed
coercion in case Greece persisted in at
tempting to precipitate a conllict.
They Decline- Follow.
The hair brained editors and lunatic
capitalists who uro denouncing all labor
agitations as communistic , should
read and ponder over the remarks of
workingmon's organs unon such demon
strations as have disgraced Now York
and Chicago recently under the red Hag
of so called social reformers. American
workingmen , whether native or foreign
born , have no sympathy with the flannel
mouthed olathorskitcs who talk of red
ruin , the torch and sword as
the means of advancing the in
terests of labor. American laborers
nnd mechanics are not found in the herd
who urge bloodshed and destruction of
property as the remedy for social ine
quality. The men who live from such
agitation have nothing in common with
the honest and hard-working mechanics ,
who compose American labor organiza
tions. The anarchist brigade is re
cruited from men who are too ignorant
to know that foreign conditions of
society and caste have not been trans
planted with them to our shores. They
are too lazy to study a system
\vhich offers to every laborer and
mechanic the royal right to
raise himself to prosperity through in
dustry and thrift. The laborers of to
day are the employers of to-morrow. The
mechanic working in our shops is the
social and political poor of the capital
ist who employs him. Ho holds the
peaceful weapons of toil and energy by
which to make himself as important an cle
ment in society as any of our citizenship.
If the blatherskites who j > icture this
great republic as arollection of European
monarchies had brains or decency they
would know enough to know that the
organized labor of America repudiates
their rot and declines to join in their dia
tribes against social order. The most
vigorous denunciation of anarchism and
anarchis ts to-day comes from American
laboring men and labor organs.
A Union Depot.
Two days ago it was hinted to our
readers that the question of a union depot
had been definitely settled. The plans
have so far been perfected that General
Manager Callaway3 is now able to an
nounce to the people of this city , that
work on the now structure will bo begun
bcforo the end of the summer. The old
cow shed through whoso dingy arches
the wind has whistled for so
many years is to disappear. Near
the dismantled walls will rise n
building which will accommodate all the
lines of railroad converging In Omaha.
It is to bo a union depot in-fact as well
as in name , a handsome , costly and con
vcuiont structure , adapted to the needs
and corresponding with the growth and
increasing importance of our city. Oma
ha will congratulate herself over this
good news , which moans so much to hoi
material interests. For years she has
suffered from the unfavorable impression
which the present depot has created
upon travelers and visitors. The incon-
veuicuco and delays of transfer across
the bridge will bo done away with. .
Trains for Omaha will run into Omaha
and the city will become in name what it
has been in fact , tiio actual terminus of n
tluzon lines of converging rails. In addi
tion to the union depot , the Union Pacific
will build this summer a commodious and
handsome freight depot of briek and iron
covering a blopk with its arohljif * reel
nnd largo enough to accommodate the
the traflic of a great system. For years ,
in the words of Mr. Adams , Omahii
thought that she could not gel
along without the Union Pacific ;
now the Union Pacific otm
not get along without Omaha.
now management has made the discov
cry , and it proposes to aot promptly
upon it. The result will everywhere be
hallcil with satisfaction. It moans UWHJ
hundreds of thousands of dollars in the
pockets of Omaha workingmen. II
means a kindlier fooling on the part ol
citizens towards a corporation which foi
years has treated their claims with in
difl'erence. It means , more than tins , at
increase in our transportation facil
ities and n largo addition tc
the commercial importance of Omaha
Free speech Is ono thing , but incen
diurism is quite another thing. Such in
inflammatory and senseless speech a
that delivered by Here Most to a lot o
idiotic anarchists and socialists on Sun
day last , in Nevv York , is an outrngi
upon decency , Ilerr Most ollurs to fiiin
ish his followers with brcuch-loaders am
bayonets at ten dollars a uieco , and In
calls upon them to rise and take "wlia
belongs to them.1' ' Ho tells thorn hoV
to muko and use bombs , and urges then
to use petroleum for incendiary pur
poses , "Iu oue year , " says Herr Mos
10J.OOO men could be armed
lud then , wo would seize tin
capitalist * by the throat. Wo
will take all the meat , wlno and vegeta
bles and champagne for ourselves. Wo
will not help .out any foolish trades
union strikers. We want all. \\o will
make war upon all capitalists and state
and church , for they arc all our enemies. "
Hcrr Most need not fear that the trades-
unions will ever ask the assistance of
anarchists and socialists. They do not
afilllate with any such clement , and are
in direct opposition to every sentiment
uttered by such men as Ilerr Most. The
worklngmen's newspapers and their
leaders are already denouncing In em
phatic terms the revolutionary and In
flammatory utterances of Herr Most ,
and they will unlto with people general
ly in crushing out the dangerous clement
of anarchism nnd socialism , which , if
allowed to run unchecked , will undoubt
edly result in mobs , bloodshed , and ruin
in some of the larger cities.
Help the ttooiu Alone.
Omaha's "boom" Is In sight. It only
needs wise encouragement to secure itt
iippoaranco us a permanent fixture. Fnc-
orics and mills are seeking locations.
Now jobbing houses are preparing to
ndd to our facilities for wholesale trade.
Japifal from abroad is seeking invest
ment in rent-paying property. Now de
pots , viaducts , a million of dollars in
mbllo improvements , an extension of
transportation facilities , both In the city
and through its suburbs into the state ,
ire now assured. Much will bo done
'or Omaha during the next twclvo
iionths. What do her citizens propose
to do for themselves ? The time has
come wlion all rivalries , jealousies and
[ lorsonal feuds must bo laid aside. Hard
and united work for the common inter
ests must be the order of the day. It islet
lot enough to vote liberal appropriations
for public enterprises. Private enter
prise must bo stimulated and fostered by
generous assistance. Loud cries for
manufacturers will do little good if ex
orbitant prices for manufacturing bites
repel the advances of intending locators.
Demands for a better class of buildings
to line our streets are nil well enough
n their way , but the way to improve the
appearance of our thoroughfares is to
erect such structures and thus start the
ball which others will roll along. In
many respects Omaha , is still far behind
some of her less wealthy competitors.
She has beautiful pavements and
wretched sidewalks lining them. She
has a complete system of sewerage and a
suflicient water supply , with an insufll-
cient supply of six and seven story busi
ness blocks nnd ofiico buildings to accom
modate those who are anxious to rent
them. The time is at hand when a long
pull , a strong pull and a pull altogether
will force Omaha to the commanding po
sition which she is able to hold as the
commercial metropolis of the trans-Mis
DEMOCRATIC orators in last fall's cam
paign pointed with pride to the reduced
appropriations on which the government
was being carried on. The fact that
several millions less of dollars were
voted last year than the year bcforo to
conduct the national administration was
produced as evidence that previous re
publican administrations had been reck
lessly extravagant in their expenditures.
Wo called attention at that time to this
talk as mere bumcombe , and predicted
that largo deficiency bills would bo asked
for before the close of the year. Up to
the present time $7,000,000 have already
been demanded , and the indications are
that fully as much more will bo
called for bcforo the close of the
session. Cutting down appropriations
at the beginning of the fiscal year is a
very cheap way of making temporary
political capital. But such sham economy
loses its effect when deficiency bills at
the end of the session are passed to make
up the original sum demanded. The pre
dicted Jcfi'orsonian economy of the
present administration , which was to
show in such marked contrast to the
expenditures under republican regimes ,
has not materialized up to the present
time. The outrageous frauds and wild
extravagance which was to have boon ex
posed to the light of publicity
are yet to put in their ap
pearance. A year has been spent
in overhauling the books of the depart
ments without a single discovery which
casts discredit upon the predecessors of
the present incumbents. The star-eyed
goddess of reform has blinked through
the corridors of the treasury , but every
dollar was found cither present or ac
counted for , The democratic hawkshaws
have nosed around the country through
postofliccs , land offices and customs
houses without results. Evidence in
abundance was found , but it was not of
the character sought for. The much
needed change over which the campaign
orators howled so hoarsely eighteen
months ago has brought neither greater
honesty , more ofllclenpy or bettor men
into the civil service. Republicans con
fidently loft their case in the hands of
their opponents and can as confidently
trust lo the verdict of the country upon
the showipg submitted.
ONE of the effects of the combination
of labor is to induce employers to set
forth the condition of their business in
its fullcsst details. No less than n dozen
employers have dqno this in the past ten
days , in Milwaukee , St. Louis , Chicago
nud ftli'ther cast. The other duy 490 mcii
employed in the Mason "machine works
at Tuuuton , Muss. , asked for a 10 per cent
advance in wages , which they believed
the firm could afford to give because the
working force had been increased since
last winter from 500 to 700 men. The firm
answered the request , going into the
secrets of its business and showing the
men exactly why their request could not
bo granted. This is something now.
Employers heretofore have scorned to
explain their business to their employes.
The information they receive in this way
will proyo to be of an educational char
acter , ami will furnish them with material
whereby in the future they can decide
more wisely as to strikes and udvuuces
and other labor matters.
THK Chicago Herald has this to soy of
Senator Van Wyck's recent speech : "Mr.
Van Wyck , of Nebraska , is thp ono
senator from the north who does not
hesltulo to speak his sentiments on the
subject of monopoly. His remarks on
the inter-state commerce bill on Monday
wcru most pointed , and there was some
thing quite appropriate iu the fact that
they were replied to by Lcland Stanford.
Mr. Van WycK spoke for western agri
culture , an interest which lias few spokes-
men. Mr. Stanford spoke fcr the railroads -
roads , which have many. "
A cunnKNT ne4sPfiP ° r paragraph
credits Mary AmlorfloiLjWith. a desire to
jccomc a big ranch jowncr , and it is said
she is negotiating for u largo tract of
and near North PhUtc , Neb. Incldcn-
; jilly wo wish to sayj that Mary Anderson
is a beautiful youngjlady and a good ac
tress , but above all she has a level head
when the invests her money In Nebraska
real estate. '
IN union thcro is strength , nnd In the
new union depot there will bo n great
deal of strength for Omaha.
Ilr.un MOST talks as If ho were the
ngcnt of n , gun factory.
Kx-Scnator KollopR has the last comtnls
slon signed by President Lincoln.
Aiclier , the English jockey , will receive
Sl'-.WX ) If ho wins the Dei by with Bard.
Rev. James M. Taylor has finally decided
to accept the picsldcncy o'E Vassar collide.
Timothy Sexton or Dublin lias loft 840,000
for the bencllt of the aged and I u linn clergy
Miss Xlna Young Mrs. Yountr Xo. 5 Is
one of the attractions of the Washington
Henry George , tno political economist , is
forty-seven years old and about live feet two
Inches In height.
Richard A. Proctor , the astronomer , an
swers the question , "Is whist signaling
honest ? " In the negative.
Prof. BlalUie , the Greek scholar , writes
more spring poetry than any man of Ills ago
and weight In Great Biitaln.
Chang Yen WOOD , the Chinese minister , Is
a short , thick-set man , about 11 Uy years old ,
with a thin red moustache.
'Die widow of Gen. J. E. B. Stuart , ot the
Virginia cavahy , Is now keeping a prosper
ous gills' school at Stnunton , Va.
Mr. Matthew Arnold announces that ho ts
coming asaln to this country for icpose.
Then In tlmt case ho will also give us a rest.
Gen. Schenck , who wrote the only woik on
poker which the British aristocracy could
comprehend , is practicing law in Washing
Prince Bismarck was left 51,800 lately by
the will of a Warsaw merchant , who wished
he chancellor to buy a kcopbaUe with the
Enoch Pratt , who gave Baltimore Its free
library , Is thought to bo worth six or seen
million dollais. He is past seventy , though
still hale and active.
t Ex-Governor Curtln , of Pennsylvania's
putting his correspondence and other mem
oranda in shape for a volume of history re
lating to the civil war.
Miss Jtalsom Is described as tall and Juno-
like in outline with a complexion of ivory
whiteness , all the red lirliclr taco glowin g in
her lull and bcanUfnl'lips/ '
It is not generally known that this is Rev.
Mr. Mllburn's "third ter.m" as chaplain in
congress. Ho servcdc In that capacity as far
back as 1843 , and again ln S53.
S. S. Cox , the United States minister at
Constantinople , aullvuredJ a lecture at the
British Institute in thht city on "The Poetry
of Mechanism ; or ThdTeiiih Muse. "
General Sherman wll bp jealous when he
hears that Walt Whltiuan , lit the conclusion
ot his Lincoln eulogy -'Philadelphia , wns
surrounded and kissed byjlozcns of gushing
girls. . 3 1
Alexander M. Calder , rthe Philadelphia
sculptor , has nearly Tinlshcil his collossal
equestrian statue of Gencial Meade , which Is
to bo placed ih Falrmount park at a cost of
General Guzman Blaco was iu the Grand
hotel In Paris when ho received the cable
gram announcing that ho had been elected
for the third time president of the republic of
Mrs. Gladstone Is losing her memory , and
frequently comes down to dinner with a gro
tesque combination of shawls and other frip
pery for the body of her dress , which she
could not find.
Captain and Mrs. Alfred Taylor , of West-
port , Conn. , are respectively ninety-five and
ninety-two years old , and have just cele
brated their diamond wedding , having been
man led seventy-live years.
Mrs. Potter Palmer wears more valuable
jewelry on lull-dress occasions than any oth
er woman in Chicago. Her husband began
his business career with a peddler's wagon
through the country round about Albany.
A Now Haven ( Conn. ) man has eloped
with a milliner. This shows to what desper
ate lengths men will go to avoid purchasing
spring bonnets. _
Wants to lie Let' Alone.
It Is very plain that all Jay Gould wants is
to bo "let alone. " Ho will not admit that ho
has wronged his men , nor will ho submit to
any arbitration or peaceable adjustment of
differences. All lie wants is tlmt the laws
shall protect htm In doing just as ho pleases ,
come weal or woe , and prevmit anyone else
from doing what may please them.
Capable of Running a Reform Ad
The editor of the Descrot News is In jail
for having four wives. But a man that can
look after four wives and a newspaper is sure
to Ilnd a place amid the activities of this
busy world more beilttlng Ills extraordinary
genius than a jail. Such a man Is undoubt
edly capable of running a refoim adminis
tration at Washington.
Not to Bo Depended Upon.
General Sclienck Is practicing Jaw In AVash-
ington , and with a gpodcdeal of success.
Vlicn a man who Is fgdcqply voiscd In the
game of poker ns Generj\rSclionch abandons
it aa means of llvclllwod the young men
of the country shoufd think twice before
adopting poker as n'rogu/nr / calling. The
general's leturn to hit } rofosslou Is evidence
tlmt it cannot be depended on as a reliable ,
unfailing bourco of Income.
trail Sltqt Ktu't.
In the speculative ( Jays following the war
several Milwaukee capitalists organised a
rnllrpad company , projected a line ii-iO miles
long and came to New York ; to secure capi
tal. Apaityfo whom ? they weio referrec
listened to their project and atked : "Have
you secured the right of way yet , made a sur
vey or estimated the cost * " ' "No. " "Then
you haven't any rallroau. " "Not any actual
railroad , but we've been paying ourselves
salaries for the last tluce monthsand that's u
big start , you know. "
The Clilncso Minister.
The Chinese Minister Cluing Yen Woon ,
A genuine blood ot the great Tycoon ,
IB u Mandarin of the bccond degree ,
Who live * on the river Yang T-Sle.
Six years collector for Old ban Tung ,
He carried Die deestrlct bv the bung ,
And leaving finally Koo Clio Koo ,
Ho became collector down at Wu Hu.
He borved a term nt tills , and then
They made him judge across atVa Hen ,
A merry old roiuter then , was he ,
This Mandarin of the second decree
Thencu to Ptikln as 'fauns Li Yoiik ,
Where ho put on the style of a royal dook ,
Auon we'll see him p. d. teen ,
As U. H. Minister Chang Yen Woou.
FARING THE FODDER LAND.
Rival Eatlroads Rushing for the Steak
Plains of Wyomingi
An Infusion of Outside Lucre Stirs
the Latent iMicrglcB of Cheyenne
A Stirring Ycnr for the
CnnrnxNR , April 2J. [ Correspondence
of the llnu. ] Wyoming appears to bo on
Jio verge of a boom which has never
been equalled , nnd which even the oldest
liners have not so soon anticipated.
The advance of the Chicago & North
western extension which is known in
Nebraska as the Fremont , Elkhorn &
Missouri Valley , nnd in Wyoming as the
Wyoming Central has stimulated the
Burlington & Missouri and the Cheyenne
& Northern , and all three railroads will
bo pushed as rapidly as possible. While
liere a short time ago , Charles Francis
Adams and Fred L. Ames subscribed for
? lfiOOOOOof the stock in the Uhoyenne&
Northern , thus glviiui them onu-n.ilf tins
whole amount. This insures the con
struction of the road , of which fully 125
miles must bo built in two years from
February JJOtlt , and which will bo built , it
is Mutud , in a yi-nr nnd n half. The
Hurlinglon , in the meantime , is creeping
up the i'latto with its nurvuy , and yester
day plats were filed in the land ofiico
showing the corrected route of the Wy-
omlnir , Montana , & Pacific railroad. This
Icads'up the Platte , mainly on the north
bank , and meets the Northwestern ex
tension at Fotternmn , whence it parallels
it westward to the mouth ot the Sweet
Water river. The Wyoming , Montana &
Pacific is believed to bu the H. & M. , al
though there is no documentary evi
dence of that fact.
Now what are all these railroads after ?
The cattle shipping business , it is true , is
ono incentive ; but it is not enough , in
the aggregate , to solely justify the con
struction of one railroad and its opera
tion through nine months , when there
are no cattle to ship. Is the transconti
nental connection the motive ? This may
be true of the Northwestern , but hardly
of the B. & M. It is believed that the
talisnmnic star which is leading these
companies fo the expense of millions is
the oil iu central western Wyoming.
That it is there no ono has over doubted
since the first discovery of huge basins of
encrusted overflow from constantly dis
charging springs. That it will pay toget
it is probably what the preliminary sur
veys of these two companies have estab
lished , and for the oil the rival corpora
tions are racing.
While attention is thus drawn toward
central Wyoming the whole territory is
experiencing a decided and probably per
manent stimulus. Cheyenne's gnwui is
remarkable , and the city now can hon
estly claim 10,000 inhabitants. The de
mand for laud in all parts of the terri
tory is extraordinary in more than one
way. The Big Horn basin , which is still
in part unsttrvoycd and to a great extent
unknown , will see fully fifty exploring
parlies by the first of June. All have the
one object in view : to secure such farm
ing anil stock raising locations as will
prove profitable in the future. At the
land ofiico in this city the daily receipts
urc now $2,000 , and three days last week
saw $15,000 passed over the counter into
the receiver's hands.
It is pretty certain that the locomotives
of the Northwestern will be whistling at
Fotterman by September 1. Those of the
Burlington will probably bo there by an-
otncr year. The race thence westward
will be to the swift with the shovel and
STATE AND TEUU1TOKY.
Rushvillo citizens will blow in $250 m
arming a band.
A $10,000 addition is to be built to the
Methodist college at Central City.
The value of buildings now going up
in Hastings is estimated at § 150,000.
Five hundred acres of school land have
been purchased by actual settlers in
Charles Krone , of Grand Island , was
fined $10 and costs for slapping his wife
n th faccc.
The Gazette-Journal company at Hast
ings is building an ofiico Mix 100 feet in
size , two stories and a , basement high.
The hardware store of Mcrwin & Math-
owson , in Table Rook , was burglarized of
a large amount of cutlery Saturday night.
Dick Thompson , the democratic fog
horn of the southwest , denies that ho has
been invited to turn the crank of an or
gan in Lincoln ,
North Platters are ready to receive
Mary Anderson "with open arms. " The
atrical dudes and several sane men uro
G. F. Mikuski. a country youth of 10
from Elba , tarried at Grand Island long
enough to fill his puncheon with prairie
dew , and lose a roll of $208. The cop
who ran him in saved it for him.
A lady by the name of Unglcs last week
presented to the city of Humboldt a largo
brick building to bo used as a library
building , nnd also a largo number of
books , comprising a private library , as a
starter for a public library ,
IJTlio'mcasly Platlsmoutli Journal says
the Omaha base ball club "is weary of
earth and Us sports" since its bout with
the St. JOCK. Perhaps the sand hoppers
of our southern suburbs can be induced
to come up and polish the corpse.
The society event of Easter-tide in
Nebraska City was the cotillion and ban
quet given Monday night to Miss Lillian
K. Bell , of Bushiiell , 111. , at the Morton
house. The affair was an enjoyable nnd
huppy ono , and a tasteful compliment to
The report in Nebraska City that Mike
Cavapaugh had stabbed his mother
proved to have been without foundation.
The unfortunate man was driven harm
lessly crazy by sunstroke two j-oars ago ,
Init the loss of a child two weeks ago
made him violent , anil lie h a been sent
to the asylum.
The debt of Beuna Vista county is ? 10-
Sioux City's directory man figures out
a population of 24,000.
Of the 10,430 ! persons residents of
( juturlo county , 1,01)0 ) were born in Ohio.
It is stated that over 3.000 saloons in
Iowa have been closed since the Chtrk
law went Into client.
llorso thieves gathered up six valuable
animals near Crcston .Saturday , and
turned them into cash in town. The
The assessors of Franklin township ,
Greene county , reports that $15,000 woitli
of hogd died of cholera in that township
during the past year.
A farmer in Audubon county 1ms o
milk snake in his cellar which has been
there live years. It hibernates Iu a hole
under the wall during the winter and it :
the spring comes again. It keeps awa >
spiders and flics unit is quite tame ,
The Burlington , Cedar Rapids & North
or a Railroad company has made a prop
ositioii to the citUuns of J own Fulls lo tin
effect that if they will donate four acrci
of ground and $5,000 in money , the coin
imny will permanently locate its divisioi
headquarters at that town and build t
$10,000 , round house during the coining
At Dubuque last week , a singular ac
cident occurred to Henry Meyer , an cm
ploye in the National Iron and Bras ;
"works. Meyer was.cndcavoring to drivi
a red-hot chisel iuto a piece of ivood foi
a handle , when the burning iron slipped
and entered his breast to a depth of
nearly three Inches. The wound is of a
horrible nature , and fatal results are an
_ _ _
Hlglmioro will spend $5,000 In an ar
The water works going up nt Bismarck
will cost $100,000.
The territorial school of mines at Rapid
City is completed. It cost $10,000.
Bufl'ulo Gap Is sufi'oring with a com
plication of tin , silver nnd coal on the
Within the past week 21,000 apple trees
have been planted on the Uico farm near
The Minnesota cyclone caused a boom
n the building of safely collars in the
The Rev. 1. N. Pardoo , well known In
Omaha , has invested In an opera house
at Chamberlain ,
Another important tin slriko Is De
ported six miles from Custor City.
Eight feet of ore of high grade have thus
far been uncovered.
The treasure coach which leaves Deadwood -
wood hcmi-monthly , carries out nearly
$200,000 ouch trip. The aggregate value
of the bullion sent out from that point
reaches nearly $5,000,000 , annually. No
mining section In the world of the same
extent can cqunlthis surprising product.
Tlioro Is a great scarcity of rentable
houses in Cheyenne.
Preliminary work has begun on the
$20,000 Episcopal church at Choyunno.
Subscriptions to the proposed $100,000
hotel at Cheyenne have reached $15,000.
Crook county has rated bonds to the
amount of $25,000 for a court house at
It is reported at Cheyenne that the
division headquarters ot the Union Pa
cific now at Laramie will bo moved to
the "Magic City. "
The cang of toughs who raided and
robbed the Hinkler ranch lastt Friday
were captured , treated to a vigorous
whipping and set at liberty. It is bo-
lio.ved tins style of punishment is more
effective than that doled out by the
Thomas Uransky , a Pole , fell off the
third section of train No. IS ) , near Antelope -
lope station Friday and wns run over bv
the last car. Both logs were crushed and
the unfortunate man died in a short time.
Uransky came through from the east , and
was en route for Butte , Mont. , where ho
had a brother.
Utnh'H Jfow Governor.
SI. I'.ttit I'lonwr I'm * .
Judge West , who succeeds Ell Murray in
the Utah governorship , was a bold confed
erate cavalryman who followed Morgan In
bis raids. It lie will rldo louch-shod over
the Momion nulliliors , his training in the
rebel cavahy may bo put to some good ser
A Demand tlmtSliould Bo Kept Up.
The demand for open executive sessions ot
the senate should bo kept up. It is the only
cure for the political huckstering which
makes the senate unclean.
Army Brief * .
In accordance with telegraphic instruc
tions from the adjutant general's ollieo
of the 2Glh instant , the commanding
officer Fort Omaha , Nob. , will send to
the Fort Leavcnworth military prison , in
charge ot an officer and suitable guard ,
the following named military convicts
sentenced to confinement at that prison :
Adam Buchmoyer , August Hummel ,
John B. Leo , Albert Meyers , Isaac Mon
day , James Brcnnou , Charles J. Rives.
Charles G. Schultze , Frank Sharp ana
Byron S. Smith.
Catarrh to Consumption ,
Catarrh In Its destructive force stands nozt to
niitl tindonbtcdly loads on to consumption. It
Is thoroloro singular tlmt those uflllctod with
this Icarlul djfonso should notmftko It the ob
ject of tlioir lives to rid themselves of It. Do-
coptlvc remedies concocted by Ignorant pretenders -
tenders to modlcal knowledge nave weakened
the confidence of the Rrfftt majority of sufferers
In nil advertised remedies. They become re
signed to a life of misery rather than toituro
themselves with doubtful palliatives.
Itut this will novordo. Catarrh nniit bo mot
at every stitfo and combattud with ml our
might. In many cases Hie disease has nsaumed
danporoUB symptoms. The bones and cartllngo
of tbo nuso , the organs of hearing1 , of soolnff
and of tiistltijr eo utlected as to bo uaclos * , the
uvula so elongated , the throat FO Inflamed and
In-Kitted as to produce a constant ana distress
SAMITOIIU'S ItAwc.M. CHUB meets every pliaso
of Catarrh , I rum a simple head cold to the most
loatheoino and destructive stupes. It Is ioca
and constitutional. Instant hi lollevlnz. pur
manont in curinr , eafo , economical and uuver
E-.oH package contains one bottle of tbo HAD-
lOAI. CUItK , 0110 IOX ) CATAItKIIAI. BOI.VJNT , lltlll
an iMi'iiovui ) INIIAI.RU , with trout Ho ; ptleo $1.
PimT.lt JltU ( ! & C'HF.MIO II , CO. ,
Neuralgic , Sciatic , Sudden , Sharp fttid
Nervous Pains and Stia'm relieved
In oue minute by tbo Outlotim Atttl-
1'iilti Piaster , tbo most perfect anti
dote to pain nud Inllammatlon over
. compounded. Now , original , Instan
taneous , Infallible and safe. At all druetrlRtt ,
! i5o ; llvo lor 1.00 ; or postage fruoof Potter
lrn nnd Chemical Co. , llostmi ,
Guru without modl-
A POSITIVE cluo. Patontoi Octo
One box will euro
the most obtlnato case In four days or loss.
Allan1 sSoluble WledicatadBougies
No nauseous dosps of cuboba , copaiba or oil of
sandalwood tlmt are certain to nioduco dyspep
sia by doltroyliij ? the coatliiKS Of the Btoinaoli.
J'rice $ l.no. Bold by all dnifftf Ists or limited ou
receipt of price. For furtbor particulars lent
forclrcular. P. D. Vex 1MI. ml T ) fj
3" . G. . .A.XjXj.A.N- . , lill KK
13 John * ! . . Now York. v AVMI
fiBVLprjairJCQj-U will bo wool veil In- this
M tilty Ot uustiiijfs , NolmibkH , unill jo o clom
a , in. May 18.1SHU , jor the lurnMiluir.rrottlor
and completion of a 8 > uteiii ot watur worjie too
tbo city of llustirj--1 , Nebmskii.
B tlil Hy tt > m of water worki * 10 ho furnlslio.l
uud bunt in accordance | > h the pliiiis mid
HKcclllciitlond on Illo In thuolllco of thuOlly
Clorkofthe city of lliutliiL-s , Ngbra < ikii >
1'iuposaU will boiocciveiloii any or a I of ( he
following Horns ,
1st I'lirnlshlng uud completing open well , or
fuinUhlntruntl etimpleliny tubular u'oll system.
2d I'miiUhlnv "ml coiiiplutlui , ' 01 trine. Lo Jso ,
boiler lioiiM ) and Bt.tei.
ad I'uiultliin * uud completing foundation
and busuuf siiiud pipe ,
4thKm iibhlng-uud completing bland pipe ,
5th rnniUhhib' und sol Hut ; up muehlnei y and
-1'unilblili ) ; . ' cusl lion jlj > o uud special
7th rurnlshlui ? kiiliimeln pipe.
Btb FurnUlilntr hydrant , trulcs and gale
Ulh rurnlshliiKlcadnnd'Jtt Uim and ciravnt-
In ; , ' , unit la ) liijr pipes , hiiniiit4 , Dittos nnd unto
Tbo contract price of * aid nyttrmot wtiUir
\\orks completed not to uicced the aunt of
uijShty thoubuud dulhtis.
kucli proposal must bo ncrotnpiinlcd with n
good and tulliulent bond in t begum nl'one thou
sand dollurd on t'Uub ol the items bU on. as o-
ouiily lur the Illllnif iif it good actuptuhlu oond
the sum of wblub shall not bu Iocs limn lull
umount ot tout nut price.
Thu City Council reserves tlm rlyht to icjeol
any or nil blda or tmy pjrln of bids
Proposals tmonlj be itddro fcpd to J. 1) . Mluoj ,
City Clerk ot Hastings , Nebr.uku , ami marked
"Pioposals for Wati-r Woiks. "
Jly order or Ihu City Council of Hustings , Ko-
biuska , ibUSOtlidurof Aiiiil.A. D. ItMl
liiddoig may submit tbelr own plans nn4
Bpcciflcutions with methods torobulniujf | pumpIng -
Ing and storing tbo nocotsury wntur supply , but
In ou'ry cusottio plan of pipe , hjclinnUitles ,
Ac , to rcumin thobamoui per pUiiigmid epocl.
llciitions now on tllu In tbo cilice of thcUty
Clei 1 : with the undcrstiindliiK t liat I bo City Coun
cil will not puy for any plum nuil Bpecillcntlons
furnished by bidder * .
S. SAMUKI , . \I.EXANDttH.Mnyor.
J. D. MINES , City Clorv. upr.'UJlOt
DAVIS * JEJ
18 IlBCOMMBNDItD UT
Physicians , Minister * , Missionaries , Mannfrort
ot VsctorlCd , Work-shops. Plantations ,
Nurses In Itopltals-ln short , every
body everywhere who has
ever Riven U a trial.
TAKJCS IKTETINAf.T.Y IT WIU , TIB TOUND A NKVM
VAILlNC ! CUItF. rOIl
SUDDEN COLDS , CHILLS , TAINS IM
THE STOMACH , CHAMPS , SUM
MER AND BOWEL COM.
PLAINTS , SORB
THROAT , &o.
IT IS TUB MOST EIFKCTtVF.AND
ox r.AitTii ron CUIUKO
SPRAINS , imUISES , RHEMATISM
NEURALGIA , TOOTI1-ACIIH ,
BURNS , FROST-BITES , &c.
Prices , 25c , , 60c. and $1,00 per Bottla
FOR SALE BY ALL MEDICINE DEALERS ,
gf Beware of Imitations. . 3
17 81. Charles St. , SI , LonU , Mo.
i. trt1rrda Uor Iwo Vtdlotl Collvrti , fcti t > e a loartr
n > | ic dl& tltenrocUMrrfttnent of Cn opi , 5itro * . , 8n >
ted BtooD Uitii.ti thhnnor otbtr FhTilcltB lost.L il
M fit/ t > KrM bOV B A hll l& tOlld.BU SBOff.
Nernous Prostration , Debility , Mental ind
Physical Weakness ; Mercurial and other Afl c-
tloni ol Throat. Sklnor Bones , Blood Poisoning ,
old Sorei and ulcers , nt tr t > 4 with mpiniititd
lcee | iieD Ut itielfntlQBprlnelpltiB rlr. rrlrktelf.
Dlsiasct Arising trom Indlicrellon , Exceis ,
Exposure or Indulgence , vhieb rrodm iom r iki
totlowlof rlticH l mrto in l , dilllltr , dlmn i > of lUttt
Ttnlontoth , loclclrof femdci , eonruiloi of 11u , tu. , '
rnndorlni Uar lacB Improper or unhappy ,
, ' tiMfadtrcii. OiniiiltntloD'ator.
c or bf mill frt * . InvlUd and ttttctly nbfldiQtibl.
A Positive Written Guarantee tirtn in mrjn.
raklKue. llcdlclno not ei rjwhr b/mill otilni.
MARRIAGE GUIDE ,
900 PAOE4 , riNB PLATES. lci nt cloth > ud ill !
tlodlnr , ctledfor QOo. In poitiK or orrcACr. OTI tfftr
irnnJtrful | n rlctnrei , Iruo lo lll ! urilcUi on til fotr
f > * . TTUttltr
' only ono In the world conoratlne
n continuous Kleetrio < ? Hagnrtla
u- - onrrrnf. Sclonllnc.rowerful. Duralilo ,
rComfortablo and KtTocllve. ATold Jrnudii
. i OrrriMMiOcnrwI. Spmlstnmn " nhlot.
_ Al. 0 KLKOTKIO JIICI.TH FOR . ,
Dl , IIORNE. IMV NTOR. mi W R M K\r. .
JT LOOK FOR STAMP
ON EVERY CASE
PAUL E , WIBT FOUNTAIN PER
BEST IH THE WORLD ,
Warranted toglvo satlefoo-
tlon on uuy work nnd la any
Price $ 2.50
WHOLESALE JEWELERS ,
Solo Wholesale agoats for
N. 11. This Is not a Style
graph pout'llf but a first clusj
-5t ? EwiWo fcold pen oi any ( Id-
sited fineness of point
Do you want a pure , bloom
ing Conmloxiou J If BO , a
I'oiv nniil [ cations of Ifnuau's
MAGNOLIA BALM will rut
iiy you to your heart's con
tent. It docs away with Sal-
lowness , llednes.s. Pimples.
Ulotclic.s , nud all dlscuscH nud
imporioctioiis of the skill. It
overcomes the Hushed appear-
ftuco of heat , fatigue and ex-
ciloment. It nialfcs a liuly of
THI1MT appear hut TWEN
TY ; nnd so natural , gradual ,
nnd perfect are its ell'ecls.
that itH \ iinpossible to detect
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