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( rAttuNBit hasn't gone j'ct. His carpet
sack still remains unpacked.
So far the street railroad keeps ahead
of the cable road in the race lor terri
tory. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
As usual , Omaha will not celebrate the
Fourth more than any other day. Omaha
celebrates all the year round.
COUNT PAUIS will settle in England for
the present. Subsequently ho proposes
to try to settle with France.
SIXTY-SIX hlocks of now pavements
should bo accompanied by an equal num
ber of blocks of substantial sidewalks.
STKADV employment lor workingmcn
and mechanics means steady work for
merchants and steady growth in all that
goes to make up a great city. Encourage
A st'KCiAr , from Ualtimoro says "Ne
braska drummers arc recognized. " Wo
should say so. Their acquaintance ) ex
tends among business men from the Mis
sissippi to tliojcoast , as Kansas City and
St. . I'nnl niorclianta will admit ou their
IT is a remarkably frigid day when no
new additions arc platted to the city of
Omaha. The subtraction will come in
the sweet hyo and by when owners dis
cover that country farms cannot bo made
nyailablo for citylots by a mere stroke
of the pou.
Mn. UANDAXI , has a now tariff scheme
in the interests of revenue reform. It
proposes to take the internal revenue oft'
of such necessities as tobacco and brandy
and maintain the tariff taxes on luxuries
like food and clothing. As a simon-puro
reformer Sam Randall takes the whole
AsinmcAN watches arc now sold whoro-
over the English language is spoken. It
is said that the system of making watches
in this country is stirring up great inter
est in England , but in view of the fact
that there are now ton successful watch
factories in tiio United States and nine
more are In process of organization , En
glish manufacturers would find it no easy
matter to occupy the markets now held
by Americans. This , at least , is ono of
our industries which scorns to bo self-pro
tecting. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
MAYOII IlAitmsoN of Chicago probably
made the mistake of his life , and U is
thickly honeycombed with blunders ,
when ho declared war against the news
papers. The press boycott of the mayor
lias put him in a almost wholly jiolploss
position , the very papers through which
ho can voleo any complaint or opinion
being opposed to him politically.
1 Harrison's public career is nearly at an
1 end , and wo should think that the ueo-
plo of Chicago would nearly unani
mously welcome Us termination.
ANOTiir.ii interesting example. The
Ellison Elcotrlo Light company of New
York Intended to establish works in
Willlamsburg , hut the strike in the build
ing trades compelled the postponement
of the project , and the company has now
decided to establish the works at Scho-
nectady. Their construction will require
nn expenditure of something like
$100,000 , none of whioh the strikers anil
many of thorn nro still idle will receive.
Thn Now York Times pertinently ob
serves : "A few moro cusoa like this may
"causa strikers to refuse their unlimited
.coulidonco to organizers of labor who
got more money when their clients are
011 etrlko thna when they are at work. "
$ IT ! s said , on the authority of Mr. Po
land , in defense of Senator Kdmuuds'
inaction in the campaign of 1681 , that ho
was not inlluonced by any objection to
IMr. Hlalno as n candidate , but by n scnso
of personal injury to himself contained
in the charge of William "Walter Phelps ,
who was understood to bo a sort of con
fidential roprcsentativn of Mr , Ulaino ,
.that Kdnumds had voted on a railroad
.Mil in whioh ha had n pecuniary interest.
It is Just possible that the Vor-
.niotit senator was Mmfitiva ou this
po t two years ago , Imthowonis to have
gotten bravely over it. IU doo. not now
B hesitate to actively opposn H mot proper
and necessary monsur.1 prohibiting mom-
Irflrf of oonixros * from accepting foes us
.attorneys for railroad corporations tlmt
bftveirooeivtid grant" from the govern
ment , tier to act a * the attorney of snch
Tlio I/and Ornnt TAX fill ) .
Senator Van Wyck's shrewd move
which caused the son.ito to pass what
was virtually the house bill to tax the
railroad land grants and to force the
companies to select nml take out patents
on their lands lias already homo fruit ,
The measure which was referred to a
conference committee has hecn reported
to mid adopted by the house , and noth
ing now remains but the formal assent
of the senate to Its own action to com
plete congressional work on the measure
nnd pass it to President Cleveland for
The railroad strikers who pooh-poohed
so loudly nml predicted that the bill
would slumber In conference are
respectfully invited to direct their optics
to thn fact that it is not dead or even
sleeping. The earnest four years' work
of Nebraska's fearless senator to break
down the barriers which monopoly attor-
nc3's , posing as popular representatives ,
had erected in the upper house of con
gress to obstruct all remedial legislation
against their clients , is bearing fruit , His
bold championship of the rights of the
people as against ttio arrogant aggres
sions of the Ink-shirking and land-grub
bing corporations has made a broad and
deep mark on the records of the pres
ent session of congress. Almost
alone ho lias borne aloft the banner
of opposition to the railroad lobby and
has preached a vigorous crusade against
the wrongs of monopoly oppression and
the laws behind which the corporations
him ) bulwarked themselves. The record
of the senator is open to all. It has been
made in thfl full sunlight of publicity ,
and It comprises his chief claim on the
sutlragos of his constituents for a reelection
tion to the senate.
The Obnoxious Senate.
Not long ago the Hay Slate club of Bos
ton banqueted a number of prominent
democrats , among whom was Governor
Hill of Now York. The governor had
participated in the ceremonies attending
the unveiling of the statue of Daniel
Webster at Concord , Now Hampshire ,
where lie had made an address laudatory
of the great expounder of the constitution ,
and thercbv had the more surely com
mended himself to the men of .Massachu
setts , who without regard to party honor
the miiinory of Webster. Ho was the lion
of both occasions , and on the wiiolo ac
quitted himself with credit.
It is wortli while to note the opinions
and course of Governor Hill , who is un
deniably ono of the very strongest men
to-day in his party , and whoso inlluonce
is very sure to bo widely extended during
the next two years. Simply as a politi
cian lie is very much superior to Mr.
Cleveland , and being more decidedly a
partisan than the president is very sure to
grow in the esteem of the great
body of the party. It is apparently a
safe forecast that ho will bo a "prominent
liguro before the next national demo
cratic convention , and ho is not the sort
of man to permit anylpersonal considera
tions to interfere with his chances. He
may bo grateful for the moral and mate
rial aid extended by the president in the
campaign which made him governor , and
which was given none too soon , but he
will not bo moved by it to make any sac
rifices. There is reason to believe tiiac
with the masses of the Now York domou-
racy ho is stronger to-day than is Mr.
Cleveland. Governor Hill is consequently
quently a very interesting person.
The salient feature of the speech of
Mr. Hill ut the liny State club banquet
was his deprecation of the confirmatory
power of the United States sounto. His
declaration of opposition to this power
was important us voicing the growing
feeling of hostility with the democ
racy to the upper branch of congress ,
which has had a notable development
since the democratic administration
came into power. Mr. Hill is too
careful a politician to make any mistake
in a mutter of this kind. Ho has un
doubtedly felt the party pulse most care
fully and knows its direction. The sen-
ute is an obstacle to the unchecked exor
cise of executive prerogative in the dis
tribution of patrouaao , and Mr. Hill and
the democrats who agree with him a
very largo majority of the party , it is not
doubted would abolish this senatorial
power , and leave to the president the
untramelod right to appoint all public
officers subject to executive selection
appointing thorn , as the governor stated
it , in recognition of faithful party ser
vice , and not upon merely sentimental
grounds. In other words , it ought to bo
the privilege of n president to foist upon
the public service , without any right of
inquiry or objection on the part
of the representatives of the people ,
any uumbor of Hlgginsos , Thomases
and man of like ilk , who are com
mended to him as having rendered faith
ful party service , which seemingly is the
chief if not the only requirement whioh
democrats llko Governor Hill would de
With no intention to at present discuss
the matter , wo rotor to the views of Gov
ernor Hill merely to note the drift of
democratic sentiment in a very important
direction , The country has soon a long
established right of the sonuto to demand
certain information relative to removals
from and appointments to ollico chal
lenged and combiittcd by n domooratin
administration , and later the democratic
governor of the greatest state in the
union , in a spocch to adcinocratia assem
blage which ho know would reach demo
cratic attention in every section of the
country , proclaims opposition to the exercise -
ciso of confirmatory power by the senate ,
nnd counsels the withdrawal of a prerogative -
rogativo given that body by the
f rumors of the constitution as a
safeguard to the public service. Coin
ing from n mun of loss consequence in
the party than Governor Hill , such a
proposition might not challenge atten
tion , but as his careful utterance , made
with an obdous purpose , It is worthy of
something moro than a passing consid
eration. Evidently the democracy has
not abandoned all ot Ha destructive ten
They Do Not Pay.
There is another general freight war
between Chicago and Missouri river
points and the competing roads are
ulashiiig tarilTa as If a cut of sixty per
cent in rates wan the merest child's plav.
Hates on nonuocting systems are becom
ing demoralised , aud there arc prospaots
of a jjonoral shako down in all western
iratllc , The causa of the dispute was a
trifling dlfforouco in passenger trafllc to
St. Paul souiu weeks ago which oommiin-
tented lUelf later to the Omaha passenger
business , Thou by a natural * top freight
rates booauio involved. In consequence
the whole trans-Mississippi country Is
now threatened with a prolonged conflict
between competing roads , which , before
its close , Is likely to Involve this entire
There is no advantage In the long run
to cither shipper or consumer in this sort
of business. Public interest demands
fair aud stable rates on the railroads , not
a varying scale that takes a dollar ono
week from the cost of transporting n bar
rel of sugar , and adds that amount nnd
half us much more In another
week to cover the loss. Uailroad
wars mean loss to the company
and unsettled trade to the merchant ,
while they make liltlo difference to pur
chasers. 'Iho normal rate charged is
always used by retailers as a basis from
which to figure the transportation cost of
the article and the profit to ho dnrivcd
from Its salo. The Invariable ofi"oct of
the spasmodically low rates of a railroad
war is to force merchants to overstock in
order to reap the temporary advantage
of the reductions. In most oases the
supposed advantage Is moro than dis
counted by thoinlcrcstcharjrcs on money
borrowed to carry the overloaded stock.
A Questionable l'ru.cct. |
As a means of confuting the assump
tion of a lory organ in London that na
tive born Americans arc not generally
in sympathy with the cause of homo rule ,
and that tiio agitation in this country is
not supported by American public
opinion , it has been proposed to hold in
New York a mass meeting composed ex
clusively of native born Americans to
express sympathy with the Irish cause.
It is said thatsucli a snouting may bo hold
on the -ah of July , and It Is the plan of
the projectors to make it us distinguished
as possible by securing the attendance
of prominent public man out of politics
and conspicuous ministers bf the gospel ,
the latter more particularly to demon
strate that the agitation on this side is
not chielly countenanced and stimulated
by Iho Catholic clergy. Wo are disposed
to doubt whether such a meeting is
necessary , expedient , or would bo of any
real advantage to the cause of home
rule. So far as the assumption of
the lory organ is concerned , it
was doubtless made almost wholly
as a picco of buncombe , and there
are not half a thousand of the
most radical tories iu London who will
believe it. The opponents of homo rule
in Great Britain know perfectly well that
the American people are almost unani
mous in supporting the Irish cause , and
that in the very nature of tilings they
could not entertain any different senti
ment. They must know this from the
utterances of the American press , with
out regard to political distinctions and cer
tainly wholly regardless of considerations
of Irish patronage , from the declarations
of prominent citizens who have nothing
to ask or to hope from the Irish vote , from
the expressions of societies composed
chielly of native born Americans , and
from the enunciations of clergymen of
every Protestant denomin.ition who are
Americans. We do not believe that a
mass mooting in Now York which it is
suggested might bu followed by others in
the larger cities of the country could
add anything to the force of the tes
timony already at command show
ing the sympathy of Americans
with the cause of Ireland , and if this is
not sullicient to satisfy skeptical English
men of the character of popular senti
ment on this subject iu the United States
mass meetings will not accomplish that
perhaps desirable result. The expedi
ency of the proposed method is also ques
tionable. Have wo , as n people , any duty
m the matter which requires that wo
should proclaim our opinion in the way
proposed ? Would it bo a legitimate anil
proper proceeding for the American people
ple , as native born Americans , to thus
formally and systematically take sides'
in a controversy with which this country
has no direct interest as a nation , except
as it afl'ccts a sentiment or principle in
which we believe ? Is it , in a word , well
for us to mcddlo , in the manner sug
gested , with the political nfltiirs of other
peoples ? And if there is neither necessity
nor undoubted expediency to justify us ,
is it not probable that the cause of Ire-
laud would bo quite as likely to lose us to
gain by the proposed proceeding , which
many Englishmen now well disposed
toward Ireland might regard as unwar
ranted olliciousnoss ?
The Freight lliircuu.
The Omaha freight bureau can bo , and
no doubt will bo , of great assistance to
the merchants of this city in ferreting
out and bringing to the attention of the
railroad managers the continued discrim
inations which are boiug made against
Omaha by roads operating in. the stato.
The bureau and its commissioner possess
a great advantage in being backed by an
ollldont railway law on the statute books ,
which will enforce itself if the railroad
managers discover that the ma
chinery to compel nn enforcement
of its provisions is at hiiud. Oma
ha has now reached a stage when
all sha as'Usou behalf of her merchants is
a fair Hold and no favors. She docs not
shrink from competition if it can bo mot
open and above board , lint her merchants
can not alul will not permit themselves
to bo handicapped by a continuance of
discriminations whoso eflbct is to illegally
build up rival interests at her expense.
By pooling their interests in the freight
bureau and making their Individual com
plaints through an authorized spokesman
for aid our shippers will bo relieved from
fears of corporation displeasure
which not many years ago was dangled
like thu Dainoclcan sword over the heads
of merchants who dared to criticize the
lawless methods of Nebraska corpora
tions , On the other hand an organiza
tion llko the ono now In active operation
will do much to expedite the work of the
railroads in investigating complaints ;
many of which slumber in pigeon-holes ,
because unintelligible or improperly pre
sented for investigation.
Ouu special dispatches show that the
marvelous growth of South Omaha with
its stock yards and its beef and pork
packing conccins is causing serious
alarm among thosa interested in the same
class of business iu Chicago. The pres
ence of Mr , Haw ; in Ouialm representing
a number of Chicago capitalists who desire -
sire to transfer their stock interests to
South Omaha seems to have stirred up a
genuine hornet's nest on the board
of trade. Chicago newspapers
have been busy Interviewing fetich
loaders of the board us Armour nnd Mo-
Neil , with results by no moans reassuring
to thn interviewers , These best qualified
to know do not hesitate to say that the
development of South Omaha means the
growth of the largest cattle market nnd
the heaviest meatpacking Industry on
the continent. It Means "n decreasing
business" for the 'Clifcfigo stock yards ,
said an honest Chicago.- , and his state
ment will bo fully endorsed by all un
biased observers. South Omaha's
future Is already assured. Thrco
now and giant packing nnd canning
industries will bo in operation
before the close of the season. The
Hammonds and 1'owlors and Uptons are
already hero , and tli < S Armours and
I.ibbys cannot afibrd not to follow suit.
Omaha is not to bo the second Chicago In
the magnitude of her live stock inter
ests , but moro than a rival to that great
city on the lakes which is now beginning
to labor under the disadvantage of too
great distance from the ranges and cheap
A "Wall from Arizona.
The sensible citizen of Ari/ona Is beginning -
ginning to make himself heard in lomt
complaints of the changed conditions of
airairs since Iho valiant bragadoclo Miles
precipitated himself upon the territory
to wind up Iho Apache war In tnlrty days
campaigning. There has been cam
paigning enough , in nil conscience. Two
regiments of cavalry are worn out and
practically dismantled. Hundreds of
horses have broken down in fruitless
marches up the mountains and down the
canyons. Thn neighboring departments
have been stripped of troops until nearly
it not quite n quarter of the entire
army is iinderGeiieral Miles' command ,
but Goronimo is still at largo doing in
finitely moro damage than over before ,
and carrying lire and the sword from San
Carlos to Sonora. The sensible citizen
notes with disgust that since General
Miles'arrival moro settlers have been
massacred , moro soldiers killed , moro
ranches raided and moro outrages com
mitted by Indians than iu the two years
previous under General George Crook ,
whoso much maligned policy General
Miles has sought to overturn ,
In making good Indians , the main
thing is to first ca'.ch your Indian.
General Miles has yet to learn
the les on that strategy parley
and brains are often better in sav
age warfare than heavy reinforcements
which cannot be used , even when sup
plied. Crook and his Indian scouts
saved soldiers. lie substituted tiie fruits
of long experience for needless muskets ,
and found diplomacy backed by a small
but willing command superior to bluster
and rattle-brained , wild gooo chases ,
where common sense informed him suc
cess was impossible. "General Crook
will be loudly called for nero again , "
says this sensible citizen from Arizona.
Brag and bluster go but a small way
toward settling the 'perplexing problem
LOOK out for the great democratic
caravan which is preparing to move on
to Washington from Nebraska just as
soon as congress adjourns.
SENATORS AM ) CONGUKSSMKX.
Congressman Harbour , of Virginia , will
not be a candidate for re-election ,
Brooklyn congressmen , nre.anxlous for the
session to close to they can adjourn to Sara
Senator Hoar's weird description of Sen
ator Kvnrts In debate is "a harp swept by the
winds ot rhetoric. "
Senator Cameron likes Arizona so well
that ho is going to return to his ranch in
that territory as soon as congress ad
Congressman Randall Is said to bo rather
apathetic about new measures for tariff re
form. It is only as they grow old that they
atlr him to life.
Senator Spooner says his wife Is his sever
est critic. She was opposed to his going to
the senate , but now that ho Is there , she is
very ambitious for him.
Senator Jones of Florida Is still In Detroit
and has not been heard from directly for
more than a month. The Impression Is
growing that ho Is Insane.
It Is reasonable to suppose that the end of
this session of congress Is slowly but surely
approaching , but Senator Uvarts' promised
onitlon on the silver question has not yet been
Congressman Dunn of the First Arkansas
distiict h.is not hint his constituents Hint ho
wants re-cloctlon , but that he Khali continue
at his post at the house and trust to their
"chlvalrlc souse of justice aud fair play" to
keep his fences In order.
The recent dcmostratlon of the popularity
of Mr. Edmunds In Vermont seems to bo
Konerally construed by the mugwumps as a
victory for themselves. The why and where
fore of this singular Interposition Is not ap
parent , but then the Inner consciousness of
imiKwumppry always operates in the dark.
Of ttio seventy-six senators fourteen chow
tobacco , and Ufty-oight use It In ono former
another , while of the ! fcJ5 members of the
house only a t'ow abstain wholly from tobacco.
Over half the southern members both smoke
and chow. In the senate those who chow
tobacco are Ueck , Call , Edmunds , Fair ,
floorge , Harris , Hearst , Jones of Florida ,
Locan , Mcl'herson , Morrlll , Snulsbtiry ,
Vance , VoorhccsVliItlhoino and Wilson of
Maryland. Nearly all of them smoke also.
Mr. Wilson uses snuff , as does "tho
patriarch , " Brown , of Georgia. Captain
JJassctt , the veneniblo doorkeeper , Is an ex
pert on the question of smilT , and ho pur
chases It In mmntlty and furnishes It to those
senators who use it
I.endH the Van.
Yoik Times ,
Last Saturday the dmatya HKI : began Its
sixteenth year. It Is Iu a lively and progres
sive city , but It always K'.ids , the van.
Moro DniiKoroua AiWtiy from Home.
Chicago Trlhtme ,
The French princes are more dangerous to
the republic away froui Franco than at homo.
The average Fionch prince Is most formid
able when the Imagination ran have u little
play on his appearance'dnd quality ,
They Give Tlien'Jscivos Away.
Monkeys are Imltatlv.q cpssns , and when
you seu ono that wants \o \ put his feet on the
table and expectorate on the lloor , you may
know ho belonged to a member ot the legls-
The Secret of It ,
Valentine Jllaile ,
Everybody says Omaha Is booming. Bat
why should It not boom ? Kvcry man in the
city and most of the women are helping the
boom along. That Is the secret of It , and it
teaches a good lesson.
Competing witli Tlilolrsklnucd States
CMcaao Time * .
The custom house at Now York collected
51,030duty on a rhinoceros which arrived at
that port the other day. Tlicru Is no rhino
ceros induitry in the United States to bo pro
tected against the jKiuper rhinoceros of
Africa , but perhaps ttio Idea U that the rhin
oceros cdffle * hi eomtirUtfoit w h bur thick *
skinned stntcsmbh , And Iti itriportntlo'it
should l > 6 dlscoiirnged.
AColniloto | Success.
The Omnhn Um : tins entered upon Its six
teenth year. From n sm.ill beginning It 1m ?
achieved a complete success , nnd has re
mained under the same m.itingemcut from
Known How It In Itself.
Chicago AVir * .
Wo are not surprised that the Hon. Henry
M. Teller disapproves of an Investigation of
the methods by which 11. Hoodie Pnyno se
cured his United States scnatorshlp. The
Colorado senator was once threatened with
n similar complaint.
Sympathizing Wltli Kncti Other.
S/OK.C / Clttl Journal ,
Omaha Is not much moro of n town than
Sioux City. It had a bill. It was a bill to
extend Iho Immediate transportation art to
Omnhn. It seems the president has no Idea
uf visiting Omaha. At least ho vetoed It.
A decanter filled with whisky was holly
pursued by a wnrd politician and a commer
cial embassador , but made Its escape and took
refUBO In ti : < j pocket of a prohibitionist ,
thinking that lit such an asylum It would bo
safe from harm. 13nt after n short nap the
decanter woke up as empty as a gas-pipe , nnd
went away In n starving condition , Moral :
This fable teaches that a fortress Is not
necessarily Impregnable just because the sit-
IHM vising engineer pronounces It so.
A Unformed Unmllt.
Cole Younger , by far the ablest of the
brothers , Is a man of considerable education ,
and with the inducements of reflection nf-
foidrd by tlu > confinement at Stlllwatcr , has
nindonutch at himself. ' lie Is particularly
well posted on the scriptures better than the
average clergyman In many points and now
icgularly pi caches to his fellow-convicts , de
livering able addresses , llo has a peculiar ,
blunt , yet not unpleasant way of sneaking ,
and Is the favorite pro.ichcrln the nrlsou.
Dor Shplilcr mill Dor Ply ,
Cliarlt * 1'nllrn Ailam * In llfltton ( jlobc ,
1 reads In Yaw cob's slitory book ,
A couple vcoks ago ,
Von llrsd-radc boom , vet I dluks
Dcr hooplcs all should know ,
Id as ) ; dls gnnt coiiundhnim , too ,
Vlch vo should broilt by :
" 'VII ! you indo ml no pallor valk ? ' ,
Says dor shpldcr oil der lly. "
Dot sot me ( linking , rlchdt avay ;
Und vhen von ol'deriioon ,
A ahbcculator ho comes in ,
Uud ilells me , pooty soon ,
He haf a sllfcr mine to sell ,
( Ind asl ; mo cof I pity ,
Idlnl : elf der nxberlcnco
Off dot pluc-pottlo fly.
Per odor day , vliou on dor ears
1 vent py Nie Yorck. omit ,
1 meets a trnulem on der train ,
Who dold me , mil a pout ,
She likes der Dinitscher shentlemciis ,
Und dolls me sit pcstde her
I says : ' -Mlsio friendt. 1 vas no fly ,
Eif you vas pei'ii a shphler. "
i vonl indo tier shmoklnir car ,
Vliero dhey vas blaylng boker.
Und also hat somedlngs dhey calls
Uer funny "little Joker. "
Some money Id vas sbanglng hands ,
Dhey vanted mo to try
I snvs : "Von vas too brevious ;
1 ilon'd vas poeu lly I"
On Central Park a shmardt young man
Says : ' "Strauss , how vas you jieen ? "
Und ( lake mo klndlly py der hand ,
Und nsk off mine Katrine.
lie vants to sliango a feetty bill ,
Und says hoes name vas Schneider
Maype , berhaps , ho vas all rlglidt ;
Moic like he vas a shpidcr.
Mosd efry day somp shviiulllng chap ,
lie tries hues leedle cniiiu ;
I cuts me omit dot shuulcr blcce ,
Und poet id In a frame.
Klshdt in mluo store I hangs Id oup ,
Und near It , on der slilv ,
I Keeps a glub , to send gvlck oudt
Dhosoiphiders "on der lly. "
STATE AND TEUUITORY.
Bennett has refused to license saloons.
Cherry county has an agricultural so
Broken Bow's band has invested $100 in
Hayes county school lands will be auc
tioned oil July 10.
W. T. Collins was suffocated by foul
gas in a well near Beaver City last week.
York's fire department Is to bo im
proved with two hose oarts and 1,000
feet of hoso.
The water power of Beatrice awaits
the pushing capitalist to blossom with
The fight for the county seat of Chase
county is hot enough to , boost the mer
cury out of the bulb.
Blue Springs wijl be made a division
station on the Union Pacific line from
Omaha to Manhattan , Kan.
The latest "metropolis" in the state is
Grant in Keith county. No towiicau af
ford to be without a "metropolis.
Machinery lias been put in at the
Weeping Water quarries to crush stouc
for ballasting the Omaha Bolt lino.
The Farmers' Anti Horse Thief asso
ciation lias been organized in Ashland
and a supply of lead aud hemp secured
Geneva claims to bo the broom corn
center of the southwest , and points to
this fact as an inducement for the estab
lishment of a broom factory.
Two residences in Grand Island were
robbed Saturday night and $100 and
considerable jewelry taken. The thieves
successfully covered their tracks ,
Hastings has a "bolt line railroad com
pany , " capital ? 15,000,000 , The roiid
will make a circle of surrounding towns ,
and ntili/.o a number of B. & M. branches
in the neighborhood.
The A. L. Strang Co , , of Omaha , has
sublet portions of tlm Hastings waterworks - '
works contract , aud work lias already
begun. The contractors propose to have
the works ready for business Decem
ber 1. _
The Polk county court hnuso is to un
dergo Improvements to the extent of
The butchers of Clinton have formed a
union to boost thn price of moat aud
strengthen the tenderness of sirloins ,
A female fortune teller named Mor-
rick roued in a silicon keeper in Sioux
City apd had him arrested for assaulting
the honor of Imr daughter.
Grandma Jordan , its she was called at
her homo in Nlota , died on tho'JHh. She
was without doubt the oldest person in
Iowa , being in her 112th year ,
The business men of Hod Oak propose-
to prospect for coal , and will sink a shaft
to the depth of 1,000 foot if a four-foot
vein is not found nearer the surface- .
The fast mail train on the Q. last
Thursday made the run from Burlington
to Pacific Junction , 270 miles , in four
hours and forty-two minutes , an average
of fifty miles an hour.
All the workmen in the nnw capital at
DOS Moincs have boon discharged except
a few painters , and work .on the structure
Will close this week Wednesday , the ap
propriation having been exhausted ,
An 'ordinance for changing grade is
before the Codur Ilapids council. It
covers about 150 pages of foolscap and is
a solid mass of figures. As a picco of
mathematical work it is simply a daisy.
A slick thief stole a hor/so at Ogden ,
rode it to Dus. Molncd , traded and got $35
to boot , traded bauk even up , went on to
Polk Clly arid htoko into the county Jail ,
whfcro ho will spend llio Intervening
months between date and the lime the
next court is hold ,
Dos Molnus ( s b6rn" ! [ for gas going
downward at the rate of fifty feel a day.
A depth of about 1,000 feet has already
boon reached , and it ia Intended to go
1,100 foot deeper if gas 1 * not struck
sooner. It is feared the drill will tap the
Dr. Hesse , a veterinary surgeon at
Dyersvillp , and Matt Cotts , u Harness-
maker of the same place , recently had a
dispute about a woman , and in the alter
cation Cotts stabbed llcsso four or live
times with a dirk knife , and the doctor
retaliated by biting Colts' lower lip oil' .
Sioux City has her bristles erect on the
veto question , and proposes to down the
president In emigre * * . To this end care-
hilly prepared mid certified statements
setting forth that the accommodations In
the city for United States records were
greatly inadequate to the demand , and
that the business of the two courts was
now double that of a few jears agoi that
the record vault was crowded with books
and papers , and some place must soon bo
provided } that the United States marshal ,
attorney , and other court olllcials had no
olllccs ; that there wns at thu present time
some ninety cases pending iu the courts ,
and other facts showing the necessity of
larger and better quarters for transact *
ing United States business , was forwarded
to Washington at the it-quest of Sen
ator Allison ,
* n tlcotn ,
The elevators of Aberdeen have ft
capacity of 108,000 bushels.
On Friday last the railroad was within
thirteen miles of Kapld City.
The fiercest prohibitionist in Biount
ran n saloon eighteen months.
The district attorney of Potter county
runs a milk wagon during vacation.
Work bus begun on the street mains
for the new water works at Kimball. The
work is to bo completed about harvest
The Yanktou postofiico has been raised
to a second class ollieo on account of in
creasing business. The salary will bo
? 2,000 , with an allowance for expenses.
Lincoln county has come to the con
elusion that to keep up with the prevail
ing style she must have a now court
house , and it is probable that the founda
tion of a ! ? MOOU ) building will bu laid before
fore snow flics.
While boring a well about eight miles
north of Woonsocket last week , sonio
parties struck a vein of coal with their
augur about twenty-two inches in thick
ness , which Is said to bo equal to the best
Ohio coal. _
Fifty thousand sheep arc grazing
within a radius of five miles of llilliarci.
The now town of Douglas is to have
railroad shops and other division neces
The bids for the erection of the univer
sity building at Larainio were too high
for the appropriation and wcro rejected.
Will Visscher , the poet scout of Crow
Creek , has been promoted to a colonelcy
by his admirers He will wear the title
on his immaculate front as ho charges
down the lecture field next month.
Sioux City capitalists are camping on
the trail of Omaha men in the Oil region ,
hoping to jilck up a few oil wolfs and divert -
vert a portion ot the trntllo from this
city' but Omaha has the drop on thorn.
"It is now authoritatively stated , " says
the Howdy West of L'ctterman , "that the
contract has been let for the immediate
construction of seventy miles of railroad
west from Douglas , being an extension of
the Wyoming Central , and also that the
road will bo pushed through to the Pacific
Bill Mulhatton was caught in a storm
at Kcllogg's ranch , near Laramie , last
week. It was not an ordinary storm.
Spears of hail like gouher tails charged
on the earth , followed by a cloud-burst of
mosquitoes and n shower of lizards. The
former presented bills of polished mica ,
while the lizards , six ; ami eight inches in
length , wcro Hecked with gold. Great
are the resources of the territory.
The Idaho Central railroad company.
capital $1,000,000 , has been incorporated
in Cheyenne. The trustees are : Charles
F. Anriett , Salt Lake City ; William H.
Dcuel , Cheyenne ; W. W. Corlett. Chey
enne ; John A. Kincr , Cheyenne ; Edward
Dickcnson , Denver : John D , Hickey ,
Pocatolloj Robert Blinkinsdorfcr , Poca-
tcllo ; James II. Stewart , Portland , Ore. ;
James A. McGee , Cnldwoll , Idaho.
The Ijnlior Question.
C. C , Sailer In Church Vntnn.
Though amid many mistakes , the recent -
cent revolt of labor promise good. As
never before , the workingman has be
come a recognized factor in adjustment
of and duration and compensation of a
day's service. Hov. Mr. Tulmago to the
contrary , the laborer will have a voice iu
determining the value of his work. Who ,
indeed , has a bolter right to bo heard on
a question that so nearly ullccts his bread
and bultor and the means of educating
and advancing a dependent family.
The merciless theory that limits the
rate of wages by their market value ; that
gives a man only what the severest com
petition compels him to accept , rather
than to bo idfo , is > happily to ho exploded.
Such a criterion of duos may bo applied
to a barrel of llour.btit neither righteously
nor safely to the human worker. In the
latter case capital has to deal with an in
dividual who has a sense of justice , a
home to support , and who. unless ho bo
slave or serf , cannot long bo treated on
the principle of "get him for what yon
can , and pay him us little ns possible , "
so as thus to widen the margin 6f profit
and swell the coders of abundance.
Political economy must study the golden
rule and lourn of the Carpenter of Naz
areth. The result of the Insson well
learned will discover that the industry
which is an indispensable factor * in the
profits of capital , is entitled to moro
than u bare living ; nay. is entitled to bo
u sharer in the prosperity which it pro
Grant that such a principle would cut
down the revenues of the few , that were
u result not to bo regretted if it increase
tliu comforts and foster the happy and
frugal independence of the many.
Moreover , this just and kindly copart
nership between the two mutually re
lated factors of labor and capital will
convert the the worker from a quasi serf ,
doomed to the treadmill of his unvarying
wage per diem ( a rate often allowing no
Ice for a winter's storm , or tjio infirmities
of age , or the settlement of ahildrcn , )
into an interested teller , with thu hope of
advance un intelligent factor , pledged
by his own interest , as well as by n re
ciprocal tie , to promote the success of
business in which ho is a partner ,
Mary Krob.i and her husband Krnst yes
terday transferred ! o Fred Amos of Bo'ston
Jot 0 and the wcst-11 foot of lot 7 block
177 in this city. The lots arc .situated on
the north side of Jones street between
Ninth and Tenth streets. The considera
tion was # 23jOOO and an assumption of
grading , paving and sowcring taxed.
A Moot Ijlliornt Offer.
The Voltaic Belt Co. , Marshall , Mich.
oiler to send their celebrated Voltaic Unit ,
and Klectrio Appliances on thirty duyn
trial to any man atllictod with Ixervous
Debility , Loss of Vitality , manhood , &
Illustrate pamphlet in .malod envelope
with full particulars mailed free. Write
them at onco.
Mr , Ed Morgan , a well known resldout
of Dtibuqmi , la. , is in the city visiting
t - PERRY DAY131
IS ItECOMMr.NDKD DY
riiy. lelnn < i. Ministers , Mlsjlonnrlo * . Manas i
of KaetorlM , Work-shops , Tlnntatlon- .
Nurse * In HopltAls-ln snott. every
body orcrywlitro who Ims
over plvon It a trial.
TAKEN ixTr.imt.vr IT wn.t. HR rousn A nr
r.ut.i.va cunt ron
SUDDEN COLDS , CHILLS , PAINS 1 I
THE STOMACH , CHAMPS , SUM-
NEK AND BOWML COM *
PLAINTS , SORK
TI1HOAT , &c.
IT is Ttir HOST EnrrrnvE AND DEST u.vtsr
ON r.AUTIt FOtl CUHt.VO
SPHAINS , imUISES , UHEMATIS I
NEURALGIA , TOOTH-ACHE ,
BUHNS , FHOST-B1TES , Ac.
Prices 25o 60c. and Botf-
, , , . $1,00 par
FOR SALE BY ALL MEDICINE DEALER ;
of Imitations. JS3
Nebraska National Ban ! ;
OMAHA , NEBRASKA.
Paid up Capital . $260,000
SuplusMay 1 , 1880 . 25,000
11. W. YATKS , President.
A. E. TOUZAMM , Vice President.
W. H. S. HuaiiES , Cashier.
H. W. 1'ATia , LKWisS. UEKD ,
A. 15. Touz.u.i.v ,
THE IRON BANK.
Con 12th nnd FixmnmStroots.
General llautclutf Budluoji
. ffillltiir.flr-.ln ltlAlrTI > n < >
| k.\IIAiTii ; > or Tower I'lllfllAiUIIKl.V WA81 %
t nmy Unit a ivrfert m1 rollnblo mm In the
. , , , , .
lion ( oillco or lit mall ) with lr pmlutnt doctors r H KB.
mviAI.E AGEficr. Wo. 174 Fullmi Street. New Yoifct
sr.iuuJ mnni c
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tno t vlolrnt ntt * . h * ,
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ginhalation , ttin * rm chin ft tlmdiNcnBedu
Aon the npaum , fucllitnti froA
JaipeotorM.on. anil I.FPKCTA _ ,
firh r allotbnr r io tll UD. / IrUl touilnffi tbi motti
H ilvpllcnl of It * lonflfi.UU.dlrcet and n tir.f t1luit f CfftL
[ jrrlfc.'tOc. Bn4 * 1. 0 | of dratitltti or bf mill. TrUlfl
B frM for tump. IT. H. HI Hi IWI Aff.M. l'-.utnir.B.tf
Mrs Er H M.
, , , . Taylor
Hnslmd3 years' hospital practice ; ptlvaa the
snino pmctlro nml troutmimt used Iu the oca
hospitals. Kidney dlsuapns , nil lilood and akin
discuses n gpvcliilty. Ulcoratlons , old oro3 , nnd
fovornorus cured. Treatment by correspond
Oftlce and Rosldenco-No. 2219 California
Street , Omaha , Nob.
"CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH. "
The Original niitl Only Ot'iiulnp. ,
faf * anl alwuy i ItollaMn. ncwtra of wurthlcct Irattkilonl *
n u LADIES. A k cir DrvifloNt ft
"CuccNtcr' * RniTli.hH nd Uho Co otb.r , or locJoM i * .
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NAME PAPER. ChloliMtcr Clivmlc ! Co. .
UOIQ AlatlUoiiKguarOt Iblln < l.t llb
ftolil Itjr OrnflfffUt * crorrulierrfc lik for "Clilehc *
tr4 KiuilUU" 1'cun.rroral I'll I * . Tiki no oth f *
WOODBRIDGE BRO'S. ' ,
Omaha , Neb.
3.5O3 F a.IUjT .lvCn SI1.
Practice limited to Diseases of the
EYE , EAR , NOSE AND THROAT.
Glasses fitted for all forms of defective
Vision. . Artiliciul Eyes Inserted.
ArftoUrcrt.'lotttof ' two UodIelColIc i , t-ibcon lonfftr
rctftd Iti tli * f p eUl lreUa nt o f Cmioif 10 , Jfiavou * . Him
od It woo D i * M th D or othtr IbTil < l.aIoStL iit i
u eltj pipfn b w * nd .11 old raiHeBti know ,
Nervous Prostration , Debility , Mental and
Physical Weakness ; Mercurial nnd other Affec
tions of Throat. Skin or Donos , Dlood Poisoning ,
Old Sores and Ulcers , r treaUtl with a.par&IUI * .
utcfii , ea lkU iticl otlfle prlotlpU * . B.flr , frlr-telf ,
Diseases Arising from Indiscretion , Excosi ,
Exposure or Indulgence , which product I Q. or ih *
foliowlof tftetii DeruuiDci . dtLllltf. dltaovn of ilft-k
rtrilca to tb t cletj o f fcmtlci. eoofntloi or ( Ja , * to. ,
rendtrlnff U rrla e Improper or unhappy , u *
CrmfcDCDilr mrtil. rtDpbl | ( lA [ > .tf ioQ ) tbvtbore , itol
i UtI turclop * . frotlOAbf addreii. ContuUivilooatot *
flee or I/ mill f > f , lnrii | < l toditrletlj etbflilvntlal *
A Positive Written Guarantee ciron u cT rj .
ritU u . U-41eloi icot trfrjubtr * bult of ipreii
RAARRIACE GWIDE ,
900 l'AOE3. FIKB rZ > ATXO. al.iant < l tli anl tl < >
LloJInj , lil forSOo. ln | > oil r imcner. Or.r Or
v/ouJ.rful P.D plelur. . . Irui. iv llfof aitlcl. . ou tb. rollonti
Do you want a pure , Trioom-
hig C'oninloxionI If so , a
I'ow annlientioiiH of Jfngnu'R
MAGNOLIA AJ > M will grat
ify yon to your heart's con-
font. It does nway with Snl-
lowiicss , IlodnosH , JL'lmplcs ,
Jllotclies , nnd all discnsc.s and
imperfections of the skin. It
nnco of Jioat , fiiiiguo and ex
citement , rtmakesalndrof
TJIIHTY nppour but TWEN
TY ; siud so natural , gradual ,
nml perfect are its effects ,
f hat it is impossible to detect
its application. < u
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