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THE OMAHA DAILY BE $ : FRIDAY , JULY 23 , 1886.
THE DAILY BEE.
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nosci anil says tliat lie -pcrr-lnry ( of the Hoc
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dally clicnlatioii ot tno Daily Ileo lor the
nionlli ot January , 18M5 , was 10,1178 copies ;
lor February , lbw > , 10,6' ) . ) conies ; for March ,
t'iSO ' , 11,1537 copies ; for Auril , 1WO , 18.1U1
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Subscribed and sworn to bufoio me , this
51 h Uayof July , A. D. 1880.
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fsi'.Ar , . ) Notary Public.
Krsoox.r , a contraction of Kusnimid-
y.u , is the Japanese ntimo for petroleum
> nml means "blinking wutor. " If Kusoil-
n\ will call upon tltc Hon. Jim-Jams
Ijttird it will hear something to its tulvtiu-
'TniiiE : seems to be a lull in the bloviat
ing of the candidates for state ollices who
were talking so loudly a. wecic ago what
they would do and what they would not
do about the senatorial issue , in case they
SCNATOU VAN'UYCK is not worrying
himself about his fences half as much as
AOine of his opponents who have already
torn out the bosom of their pants in try-
jr.g to scale thorn. Up to the present
time the senator's fences arc still hog
Sr.XATOu LOOA.N says he docfcn't want
to be a candidate for any office. " 1 do
not xvaut to be" is a dubious and com
promising phrase. It doesn't necessarily
IQC.IUwill n6t bo , " and is not there
fore reassuring to the several aspirants
who are profoundly concerned respect
ing the general's chances.
TIIK murder by a boy of sixteen of his
father , mother , brother and sister near
the little town of Erie , Kansas , is another
thrilling commentary on the danger to
the youthful mind of reading sensational
dime , n6vols. The lad is said to have
Ixfcn an inveterate reader of thob'e "blood-
Till : expectation of the country that
congress would make a rensona'bly liberal
appropriation for increasing the 'navy
seems likely to bo disappointed. The sen
ate is favorably disposed , but the growth
of appropriations in other directions has
frightened the house , and the prospect is
Ilial the allowance for the naVy will bo
parcil down pretty close to the mini-
TIIK croakers who are predicting a crop
failure in Nebraska arc still a little pro-
mature. Rain has fallen over large
jireas.of the slato. In other'sections the
"corn is yet 'slightly injured. The crops
are not yet materially auectod. Other
states havj sutl'cred Severely but a short
crop elseXvlioro means .pood prices and
larger returns for Nebraska farmers.
THE administration has achieved a little
glory from the bouncing of a chief of di
vision in the treasury department who
had furnished a couple of candidates for
promotion the questions prepared for the
examination , but inasmuch as similar
bronchus of faith had occurred before and
were well known to the heads of the
treasury , this ebullition of virtue came a
little late to merit the laudation which
most of the mugwump reform journals
, liavc bestowed upon it , A very little
nutter , however , Is sniliciont to send
these papers into an ccstacy of praise of
the administration , which is indirectly
their Holf-glorllicatJon. In Iho catalogue
of humbugs civil service reform , as prac
ticed nnitor the present administration ,
isn't at the foot of the list.
Tin : American Opera company has not
liad an altogether happy experience with
Chicago , Wlion the company went to
that t'lty In&t spring it was confronted by
tocial antaconlsms which proved seri
ously damaging to It linancially , Al
though Chicago had never before seen
opera so finely presented and rendered ,
, .the season was not prosperous , simply
Tjocause a certain social bet or clique had
taken offense at a fancied slight ana sulkily -
ily refused to patronize the entertain
ments. For the same reason a good deal
of dlfllculty was found in organizing
there a branch association , which , but
for the rare zeal and energy of Mrs ,
Thurbor and Mr , Thomas , would prob
ably not have been accomplished , Now
the company is in another Chicago com
plication , It appears that the manager ,
or someone acting for him , engaged Me-
Vickcr's theater for the beasons of 16CO-7 ,
Imt a higher authority annulled the con
tract and engaged the Columbia. A
liioly wrangle , with the promise of a
lawsuit , is the result , and thn chance is
that the company will again bo the loser
by its Chicago seasons. This is to be re-
# r0Ucd , since the enterprise merits the
jirgest measure of prosperity- Hut if
Chicago will not bo decent and show
proper appreciation of a good thing , it
may bo found judicious and economical
to drop it from the list of towns to be
fevered with the vlsiU of the American
1/ofjnii and Ilnlstcndi
It is very unfortunate for General
Logan that lie has forced upon the coun
try a controversy between himself and
the editor of a great republican daily.
General Logan , like many other public
men , is altogether too touchy about the
press and I Is criticisms , fn the dispute
between hiniFcIf and Alurat Ilnlslead , ho
will light tiudcr great disadvantage.
General Lognn was a bravo commander
( ri the union armies during the war and
has beer a staunch republican since 5U
close. Hut his record before the war
was that of a rabid democrat with
southern pro-slavery sympathies. Ho
supported the bills to make Kansas and
Nebraska slave territories , and wns a
most outspoken champion of the fugitive
f > lave act. Murat llalslead has recalled
these historic lacts under just provoca
tion , ami no matter how nitiny thunder
bolts General Logan may launch at his
adversary , ho cannot undo the truth of
history. In a long career as an editor of
a leading republican daily , llalstcad has
doubtless done some injustice to some of
the greatest public men , in his xcal for a
vigorous conduct of the war or his
bitter assaults upon jobbery in the
republican party which for years hung
around its neck like a millstone.
General Logan's controversy with Hal-
stead recalls forcibly his quarrel with
Pixlcy , in the national republican conven
tion of 1834 , where ho mounted a table in
his coat sleeves and blackguarded a Cali
fornia editor llko a Billingsgate fish-
woman. That incident did not raise
General Logan in the esteem of his ad
mirers. His assault on llalstcad on the
lloor of Ilio senate , because the great Cin
cinnati editor rcbuk'cd him for thro'tling
the investigation into the bribery / the
Ohio legislature .by Senator Payne's
Standard Oil monopoly , will meet with
no approval from honest republicans in
A MiiKiiltJoent Hcnernotion.
There is no fact which belter illus
trates the growth of liberal views and
principles in this era than the enlarged
attention winch has been given within a
few years to the problem of the higher
education of woman , and the greatly
augmented efforts that have been put
forth for its solution. One by one the
barriers to woman's opportunity for securing -
curing equal educational privileges with
men have gone down before the growth
of enlightened and liberal sentiment ,
until now there remains but few impedi
ments anywhere to women enjoying all
the advantages for acquiring the higher
forms of education that arc vouchsafed to
the "lords of creation. " The crust of
old prejudices has been broken , and the
ancient faith which hardly more than a
generation ago was orthodox : with the
great body of educators has become a re
proach. In her right to all the knowl
edge that the schools can give , the ver
dict of the ago is that woman is the equal
of her brother.
In this , as in all other conditions of
progress , tbo United States of course
led the way , and this country
is not oaly far in advance of
every other nation in the educational
Advantages afforded to woman , but has
gone to lengths which half a century ago
would have been thought almost itnpos ;
siblo and perhaps even dangerous. There
is every reason to expect that before the
expiration of another decade there will
not lie a great college in the land where
women will not be admitted on a fooling
of perfect equality with men.
It is gratifying to find that the example
of this country is Hinting vigorous ohm-
lation , and it is not ininossible that an
other generation may hnd England chal
lenging our supremacy in this direction.
Only a few days ago tiiero was dedicated
by Queen Victoria a building to bo devoted -
voted to the education of women , which
in respect ot its extent , architectural
beauty , completeness of facilities , and
general material equipment , is the finest
institution of learning in the world , the
cost of the edifice being over five million
dollars. It is called the "Royal Holloway
College ' and the project originated with
the late Mrs. Holloway , who is not
to bo less honored for her magni
ficent benefaction because the great
fortune which enabled her to
make it was achieved by
the manufacture of pills that made the
name oi Holloway a household word the
world over. Everything has been pro
vided in the construction of this college
for the comfort and convenience of the
two hundred and fifty students it will
accommodate , each one of whom will
have a sleeping room and study to her
self , while its surrounding of gardens
and lawns will enable the fair attendants
to indulge as opportunity permits in out-
of-door diversions ,
The educational design of the college
is cast upon a broad anil liberal plan. It' '
will not be the nursery of aristocracy nor'
a school of fashion. It will instruct In
the liberal arts , and will aim to equip
those who avail themselves of Its advan
tages with an adequate knowledge of the
needs of modern life and the qualifications
to meet them , The 0011180 of instruction
extends over four years , and no student
will bo admitted under the ago of seven
teen. It will not bo a sectarian institu
tion , and in short will in all respects , if
the design of Us originator Is carried out ,
bo conducted agreeably to- the advanced
and progressive views of the ago. Every
friend of education , and particularly of
the higher education of woman , must
feel a deep interest In this splendid addi
tion to the world's institutions of loaming -
ing , and will sincerely hope that those
charged with its government will have
the wisdom to see and achieve its highest
possibilities , ,
About Time to 1-ct Up.
It Is getting tiresome , if not sickening ,
to have Mayor Uoyd's jackdaw chatterIng -
Ing from week to week and month to
month about Marshal Cummings1 respon
sibility for every disturbance , assault ,
burglary or murder that happens in
Omaha , or within two miles of it. The
recent street car robbery in the out
skirts is now charged up to the marshal.
If Mr. IJoyd only had his own sweet
will about the chief of police , Angels
would bo marshals and sluggers would
bo angels. There are pcoplo in the com
munity who remember when Mayor
Uoyd did have a marshal after his own
heart , Was there less crime jn Omaha
then ? Is it not notorious that more people
ple were knocked down and robbed ,
more burglaries commuted , and more
general disorder in Omaha than at any
time since ?
But Omaha to-day Is not the city it was
five years ago. The territory covered is
tully live times as large and the popula
tion double , while the police force has
not been materially increased. Mr.
Uoyd's jackdaw denounces the marshal
for falling to dlspalehdetcctivesafter the
car robbers and insists that dimming- :
could , if ho was only competent , put a
stop to all raldson property and persons ,
Where arc tno detectives to come from
when the marshal hasn't n dollar at his
disposal for such a purpo. e ? How could
any marshal know just the exact spot in
the suburbs of the city , or , for th.it mat
ter , in the business center , where some
foot-pad or slugcer lies in wait for a vic
tim ? Are not the papers h'llcd with re
ports of robberies , burglaries and petti1
crimes committed in the largest Ameri
can cities , where regiments of police on
foot and on horseback are rn-lnforced by
regiments of private patrolmen ?
It Is nothing uncommon now for people
ple walking in the parks of the large cit
ies to bo waylaid nml robbed nnd the
most mysterious murders and burglaries
occur every day in Boston , New York ,
Chicago and other largo cities. Last
week llvo.safe burglaries took place In
Fulton market , Now York , in a block pa >
trolled by police nnd only a few doors
from u station house. Any family or cit
izen in Omaha to-dny is exposed to less
danger from the lawless classes than in
the largest cities in the country.
There is not a householder in New
York , Philadelphia or Chicago , who fools
safe in leaving his shutters open at night
or his door unlocked at any time of the
day. Sneak thieves walk from house to
house carrying off clothing from the
halls. Pickpockets by the hundreds walk
the streets nnd Infest the retail shops un
der the very noses ot the police. In
Omaha hundreds of houses have open
doors all day and at night pcoplo sleep
very soundly and safely without inside
shutters and iron barn. Tor a city of
75,000 people with such a binall police
force Omaha will compare favorably
with any other American city. To make
Marshal Cumniings responsible for what
little crime does take place is sheer mal
ice and political clap-trap.
Not a Clioerliiir Outlook.
It is reported from "Washington that
the congressional democratic campaign
committeois not in u very sound and
healthy condition to enter upon the fall
campaign which confronts it , and which
will call lor all the energy and vigor that
he democracy can command. The com
mittee is almost destitute of funds , and
the promise of enriching the treasury is
not regarded as flattering. Thus far it
has been unable to employ any regular
clerical force , and this work has been
done by men detailed from the depart
ments after oflico hours. The democratic
clerks in the public service have offered
contributions to the committee , but these
have been declined as conflicting with
the civil service law. The men from
whom liberal contributions should come
have not presented themselves and there
is no assurance that they will. It is this
condition of affairs which led a promi
nent member of the committo to remark
a few davs ago that "at present things
look mighty blue. "
Of course the party managers
will not permit their national com
mittee lo remain in this forlorn
and impecunious condition. As soon as
congress adjourns there will bo a tre
mendous effort made to gather the "sin
ews of war" and to push the campaign
with boldness and vigor. Nevertheless ,
the present situation is significant of the
demoralization that prevails among the
democrats ' at Washington , and is worthy
of regard a's suggesting the difficulties the
party must encounter before the pcoplo.
It cannot bo doubted that were the party
entirely harmonious , without factional
divisions among "its representatives in
congress , the leaders working shoulder
to shoulder for a common end , and the
administration enjoying the confluence
and support of the majority of the demo
crats in congress and. the country , there
would bo no complaint of the national
committee being unable to prosecute its
work for want of money , ft would not
only have an abundance of means , but
all the enthusiasm which a harmonious
and confident party could inspire it with.
But such is not the case with the dem
ocracy. The party has been at
war with itself ever since
the present administration came
into power , and its internal contentions
have steadily grown more bitter , its fac
tional dissensions more implacable. In
congress the accredited leaders have
fought each other upon almost every
leading question of public policy , acting
together only upon a proposition tli.it car
ried with it the condemnation of a cardi
nal policy of the democratic administra
tion. The country has seen a democratic
president and secretary of the treasury
pleading for ti consideration of their
views by the representatives of their
party in congress , only to have their ap
peal thrown back into their faces by nu
overwhelming majority. It bus seen the
pledge of the party to give the people
revenue reform defeated at the beck of
an arrogant factional leader , nnd it has
witnessed the exceptional fact of the ex
ecutive being compelled to condemn the
extravagance , the folly and the negll-
gcnco of his party friends in concress by
an array of vetoes but little exceeded in
number by those of all the president *
who preceded him.
This is the record which shows the cx >
tent of democratic demoralization , and
for which the party must answer to the
people. No party was over more heavily
handicapped by sins of omission and
commission , and it is not'surprising
under the circumstances that its national
committee Is penniless at the treshhold
of a most important campaign , the result
of which will go far to determine the
immediate future of the party. Only
those who have little faith In the intelli
gence of the people can seriously douDt
what tholr verdict will bo on the party
which , with every advantage on its side ,
has made such a record.
IT is to bo regretted that Mr. Powdorly ,
who is quite generally believed to be a
man ot good common sense and honest in
tentions , should occasionally fctray so far
from these conditions as to warrant a
doubt whotlier ho is really a man of well-
balanced judgment and sincerity ot pur
pose. A little while ago , in addressing
some workingmcn in the cast , Mr. Pow-
dcrly referred to the militia as a barrier
standing between labor and capital , the
apparent design being to incite a hostile
spirit against the militia , and the whole
spirit of the remarks being of that dema
gogic eort which those who-desire to ro-
sptjct the man would not expect from
him. More recently , in addressing the
green-glass boltlctblowcrs at Atlantli
City , after saying lhatiho hoped toseo tlu
day when not a drop of any liquid wouhi
bo poured from a bottle not made h
America and by Aijicrjcan workmen , Mr
Powclurly told his audience that any hot
tie brought into his house docs notgc
back , and Infcnmtially advised thai
other men ought to destroy bottles thai
came into their possession. Now this is
simply puerile , and it Mr. Powderlygoo ;
on proclaiming such unmitigated non
sense as this it will be at least charitable
lo believe that overwork has impaired hi'
intellect. It is hardly credible that even
bottle-blowers could bo Influenced l > j
such obvious absurdity as this , and If Mr
Powdcrly delivered himself of such stull
with the Idea of strengtlipning his claim
to the support of intelligent worklngmeii
In Pennsylvania wo have no doubt ho will
find that ho has sadly misjudged them
It is rcmarkabio how few men there arc
who can keep lovel-huaded under oven n
very llttlo boom.
THE Ignoramus who imagines that the
political montobanks and rallroguo ring
sters who odlt bantling papers in Nebraska
braska voice the sentiment of Nebraska
republicans , will find themselves woefullj
undeceived before the crops turn from
green to yellow. Thousands of bronzed
hands now grasping plow-handles will
wield ballots to show In what direction
the current ot honest republicanism In
this state runs most strongly.
SOMI : citizens are protecting against
building inspection as useless and expen
sive. They do not seriously believe it. II
is perhaps a little inconvenient some
times to obtain a permit , but the public
safety is increased and the interests of the
city preserved by such means , and indi
vidual preferences must give way. The
building inspection law should be thor
LOOAN'S attack on Murat
llalstcad was unwise. Politicians with
musty records make a mistake in boast
ing that they smell mould on the con
cealed records of others. No one doubts
the loyally of either Murat Halstcad or
General Logan. But it is a tact that
neither was at one time possessed of stieh
stalwart republicanism as that which
they now assume.
WHEN the Missouri Pacific builds north
into Dakota ami an independent con
nection is given Omaha merchants with
the Elkhoru valley , some Chicago fur
will Ily in the territory which Omaha
ought to control , and would control ex
cept for the hogg'ishness of railroad
managers and their subalterns.
WE have p'cnty of fertilizing factories
and stink mills perfuming the air. The
great need is a deodorizing concern.
Residents in the pack&ig-hou.so region
could afford to pay a hnavy bonus for
this liind of an institution.
TJIE public prmtpr made the rounds
yesterday in Omahajto look over his now
field. S. P. is nist the man to run the
big i.-'lroad ' job office1' ' which ho has
FAST trains will co'rno'Iti time. No one
line of railroad Wjll , lie permitted to
stand in the way of the interests of an
K GKHONIMO denies the report that
ho proposes to surrender. This will bo
pam'ful news to General Miles' many
THE P1ELO OP INUUSXKV.
Since 1855 the native population of the
Sandwich Islands hasdecieased from 81 , 443
A large Industry Is now carried on in
Knrope in the manufacture of picture frames
from paper pulp.
AVood-puli > piepnredby a special method Is
largely used in Maine for manufacturing hot-
low ware , pails , tubs , etc ,
Steel rails to build 700 inilos of raihoad will
ho landed at the head of Lake Superior dur
ing the navigable season of 188C.
German inannnctmcn ! > of textile fabrics are
rcpioilueiiiR the cloth ami silk patterns which
Schloimann found , and which 'arc ot raio
2fotwtlistanding ! the 10 per cent advance
among Full IMver spinners , they complain
that the advance In waes liasdecreased tholr
The southwestern strikers have nearly all
'been scatteied. Some of them Imvo gone to
farming work , and others have started out In
business for themselves.
The convicts In the Illinois ) > onitoiillary at
Joliet are to be loused out to the highest hld-
dor , but not more than seventy-UN o men to
anyone branch of innmitncttirc.
Reductions are ot rather fiequcnt an-
'noimccmont In New England shops and fae-
toilcs , and a good many strikes are ngaln oc-
rurring. A thousand looms are Idle ot NatIck -
Ick , Rhode Island.
Builders report the steady Increase in de
mand for tmmll houses throughout the west-
cruelties. Largo purchases of real estate
are being made in suburban localities. A
speculative teellng Is growing , and large
tracts of land suitable tor building purposes
aie changing hands ,
Some one estimates that the 80,000 travel
ing salesmen spend 8300,000,000 a year , m-
lucludlng tnelrhalarlcs. It Is proposed that
they establish a traveling man's home for
superannuated menibcis , and that a dollar
from each for three years will atford n fund
of 3 0,000 for that purpose.
Several new cotton mills are projected In
the south. Ono is going up at Graham , N.O. ,
to make plaids. Anotheri ' * > going up at
Lltou , another at a nlaco called Company
Shops , anil another at ( ilubsonvlllc , in the
same state. A similar MWt of industrial
enterprise Is stirred Mrp mfeouth Carolina ,
and Georgia Is not behind. '
Jjiutwlllc Cuuric r-Ji ) naj ,
Valiant Georgians will apUy ) to the Fiftieth
congress for pcnsiouH.UJli the ground that
they carried boor pltchb/s In ' * the prohibition
war of 1880. . . " ' '
The Hornlil' Artist ,
The Omaha Herald hAs'an ' artist who must
have been born an UnfoHullUtG distance In
land. Ho Illustrates some vbrses beginning ,
"In fairy boat ot airy float together skim the
sea , " with a picture of. the veriest old Hat-
bottomed , slab-sided , bquaie-.sterned scow
that ever disgraced a canal.
For the Class In Arithmetic.
St.oul * Republican ,
Air , Gould has just turned the faucet and
liriifated his Iron Mouiitan stock with
51,000,003 worth of water. Uy adding this
sum to the SOoooooo irrigation ot the Mis
souri 1'acltlc , the lirst class iu arithmetic- can
find how much Mr , Gould is likely to profit
on two steals In onn year.
A Roundabout Way ,
Peiiwr Tribunt-ncpulHran , July 13.
Owing to u break In the lines eatt ot Chey
enne , the Associated Press report had to pnr-
su < > a very roundabout course in coming
from the east to Denver. It ordinarily
comes from Omaha to Ciioyenue aud
from Cheyenne to Denver. Hut last nlaUt It
was sent over the Northern Pacific to Port
land. Oregon ; from Portland to Sail Fran
cisco ; from San Francisco to Ogden , and
irom Ogden to this city.
The Kind lie Kept.
H'uH Strctt Xni-t.
A dealer In iltearms In Ittttto City asked a
tenderfoot S'iT for a revolver \ > hlch could bo
| ) tiicha ed In Chicago for one-third of that
sum , and the would-be customer observed :
"Aien'l you seeking to make a ticmendous
big profit on that weapon'.1'1
"Why , yes. 1 suppose It does look lather
large " he "but don't
, replied , stranger , yon
begin to know what a h 11 of a time a man
has hero tiylng to keep a icliglous gun
C/itei/o / ( / Tribune.
The ti oin was half-way aerois Iho state ol
Iowa and had stopped at a small station , The
conductor entered the car and said with n
loud voice :
"Heio Is a telegram from DCS Stolnes In
quiring it any Kentucky men are on this
train. " '
Seven men at once arose In tholr seals.
The conductor counted them and wlthdiew.
When the ttain reached DCS Molncs a sedate-
looking man boarded the car with a basket
containing seven oblong , Hat parkagcs
wrapped , in paper , which he sold in about
two minutes at 50 cents apiece.
"What those ' . ' ' litniilicd
ate things'1' a pas
senger of the sedate-looking man.
'IMble ? , " he replied In a solemn lone , as he
opened the door and went out.
The seven men staled straight ahead ol
them and said nothing. A deep Mlonco tell
upon the car.
"When I'm a man 1" is the poctiyof youth.
"when 1 wnsjoung ! " Is the poetry ol old age.
"When I'm a man , " tic ! stripling eiles ,
And strives the coining jears to scan ,
"Ah , then 1 shall be itronii and wise ,
When I'm n man. "
"When I was vounc , " the aid man sighs ,
"Uravely the lark and linnet sung
1 heir carol under sunny skies
When 1 was young. "
"When I'm a man 1 shall he fieo
'l < i guard the right , the truth uphold. ' '
"When 1 was younc I bent no knee
To power or gold , "
"Then shall I satisfy my soul
With yomler pri/.e , when I'm a man. "
"Too late I found how vain the goal
To which Iran. "
"When I'm a man these idle toys
Aside forever shall bo flung. "
"There was no poison in mv joys
When 1 was j'otins. '
The boy's bright dream IsaU before ,
The man's romance lies far behind
Had we the present and no mote
Fate were unkind ,
But , brother , toillue In the nljlit.
Still count yourself notall uuble.st
If hi the east there gleams a light ,
Or iu the west.
STATE AND TlSKIUXORl'v
Chester had a $12,000 tire Monday.
Cass county proposes to construct a
fireproof jail , 22x40.
Kearney had a § 2,000 fire Tuesiay
morning to test her water works.
The county scat war in Madison is mov
ing merrily on without regard lo the
A Uloomington man named Ueckcr
slipped under a wagon loaded with lum
ber and lost his life.
The veterans of Kimball cracked beans ,
hardtack ami army jokes at a recent
camp lire and instituted a post of the
Forty cradcrs recently picnicked in
Happy Hollow , Cass county , demolished
four kegs of beer and fought out all fueds
Itcv. Father Ryan , of Columbus , a
pioneer in the Lord's ' vineyard in Ne
braska , celebrated the twflnlj'-iifth anni
versary of his Ordination Wednesday.
/The Tccumsch Journal assorts that the
birth of four bsiliies when only one was
calculated on , is one of those contingen
cies that makes a husband yearn for the
JSJPlattsmouth has decided to refund her
$10,000 school bond- , issued along in the
seventies. The principal and interest
amount to $21,000 , which will be refund
ed in G per < ; cnt bonds.
The ruffian , Giob , who brutally as
saulted his sick wife , escaped with the
meager tine of JS.1) ) , the full limit of the
law. The celerity with which he was
hustled into jail prevented a rope walk.
Some unknown scamp tired three shots
into the residence of Mayor Sloufler , in
Fremont Tuesday evening. One bullet
passed through the parlor where the fam
ily were sitting , but fortunately injured
McDonongh , of 'the O'Neill Tribune ,
has discarded the base ball guide and is
now eagerly studying the law of libel.
The transition from gay to grave his
whitened the foreloeksof the Holt county
foghorn , and his Kymmelrioal shape is
already ucnt , his face furrowed ann his
mind worried by the weight and anxiety
of two liljol suits. Sh , don't mention it
Clay county real estate is bounding on
the high waves of prosperity. Another
branch of the 15. & M , and the Kansas
City , Wyamlotto & Northwestern is ex
pected to tap the c.otintv within a year.
And right on the heels of the roads comes
the details of the organisation of the Kan
sas City & Omaha railroad company.
This appears to bo an oflshoot Of the
Union Pacific system. The intention is
to build from Stromsburg , on the Omaha
& Kanublican Valley road , south ttiroimh
York. Clay and Ntickolls counties to the
state line , _ _
The Stain Millers' association is in ses
sion in DCS Molnes ,
A. Todjmntor marshals the prohibition
hosts again&t the saloons ot Carroll.
Twelve young men of Coon Ilapids
have entered into a written agreement to
boycott a young lady of that city for a
period of one year.
Some men and boys have been heavily
lined and thrown into jail at Hamburg
for libhingin the Nislinabotna with traps ,
seines , etc. , contrary to the law.
George S. Dye , of Carson , while driv
ing a load of hogs to market , was thrown
Out of the wagon by a sudden lurch and
the hogs piled on top of him , breaking
his leg and injuring htm internally.
The losses by lire In the state of Iowa
last week aggregate over two hundred
thousand dollars. It is one of the most
disastrous tire records for a Kinglo week
over reported in the history of the state.
The heavier losses were at Traer , $50,000j
IKibumio , $1)0,000 ) ; Cedar Falls , $35,000 , ;
Itonaparte , $30,000 , and l > es Monies ,
Fargo has a school population of 1,201 ,
The now city hall at Vcrmlllion is ready
Hanson county's wheat crop bcaUi the
rccdrd of the past ton years ,
The citizens of Aberdeen Imvo douatoa
W.OOO to secure the Ordway , Hismarck
A : Northwestern railroad ,
A cloud of grasshoppers stopped for A
meal atSanborn recently , and chewed up
a Held of wheat in ton minutes.
P , L Cook , recently of Rochester.
Minn. , now principal of the normal
school at Kpoarlish , has ueen commis
sioned to write the geography of Dakota ,
The citizens of Waterloo have voted
f 0,000 for depot grounds for the Manitoba
railroad , with the understanding Unit the
road is to bo put in operation by Jamiarv
1 , 1837.
A prairie fire , recently started In the
Blue Hlanket country , burned soutli
through Potter county , covering an area
estimated to bo twenty-live mllosin widlli
andsNtv miles long It will create much
destitution in the locality visited.
A llottr mill valued at sfilO.OOO was
burned in Townsoiul last week.
IJenlon advices say ! ) ,000 bags of wool
have been moved by water from that
port , ami 1,000 bags in store arc awaiting
During a thunder storm in Imtto re
cently , a lightning llns-h , simmer than
the average run ot the family , struck n
variety theater , and made a straight luiu
for n squeaky piano iu a concert hull in
the basement. The piano was mangled
out ot shape and Its tuneless cntrala
During the lirst six months of this yeni
the mines of the territory paid dividends
aggregating ! ftl ) ! ! , ? < jO over oim-llfth ol
the dividtMiil.M from eight different states
and territories. Colorado comes next
with $705,110. Michigan third with $780 , .
000 , California $5 : , ? 81 , Utah § 150,000.
Nrvada SISfl.POO , and Arizona JflM.OOO.
The society young ladies of Hiitte have
organized a boycott club , owing to the
lax attentions of young gentlemen , es
pecially as regards HID theater and the
. About damsels
opera. twenly-ilvo young
sels joined. Onu night last week they
engaged the entire lirst and second rows
in the dress-circle of their home theater
and attended in a body with a chnne-
A New York banker's daughter , hand
some , accomplished and only twenty
years of age , who ulopod with ii gay and
lef > tive drummer last spring , found her
self strapped nnd forsaken in Helena n
few days ago , her tempter meanwhile *
ceoking Iresli victims in other Holds. The
unfortunate was cared for and furnished
means to return home.
Tlio I'nclllo Coast.
The building of the electric railway at
Roscdalo is progressing rapidly.
For the three months ending June GO.
the duties on smoking opium imported
amounted to $117,021.
Grapes in Sacramento county have
been quite seriously injured by the recent
hot weather more than they are usually
in the course of a season bill there will
be a good yield nevertheless.
A eucalyptus tree 100 f < ot high was
cut down recently in Santa Hosn. The
tree , instead of being chopped down m
the usual manner , was commenced on at
the top , and piece by piece wilt cut oil
and lowered to the ground ,
Fruit shipments from Viioavlllo this
season aggregate UOO carloads , the largest
ever made. Up to date the prices aver
age higher than ever before. The output
ol fruit from Vacaville is expected to
reach 1,000 carloads before the close of
The trial of the big suit brought by the
United States to recover soim-thing like
$1.500,000 from Peter Dean , J. S. Cone
and others of the Sierra Lumber com
pany , of San Francisco , for cutting tim
ber off government laml , will probably
not bo had until November.
A young man known \ > y the soubriquet
of "Oofty Coofty" ! starled from the Sea
side Gardens , ban Francisco , Monday ,
witli the announced intention of walking
to Now York and to push till the way a
small wheelbarrow. He says he will
make the distance in 320 days and believes
if he does it that he will get $3,000 from a
New York sporting man and be the ac
knowledged champion of America.
Novelists Dcntl ami Alivo.
Colonel Jttdson , whoso death was re
cently announced , was not a writer of the
modern school. As "Ned Buntlinc" he
wrote and published more blood and
thunder trash than any other ton men
who ever lived. He made money at it ,
too. Only a few months ago lie retired to
his country scat on the. Hudson , there to
spend his closing days in the possession
of a fortune which novelists of greater
pretensions than he would gladly ex
change all their prospects for. Ho was a
prolific writer , and as his readers did not
tire of his work , and were willing to pay
tor it , he may bo said lo have contributed
his full share to thesum of human enjoy
ment , it not to human enlightenment.
Ned Buntline's stories had plots and
counter-plots and any amount of go TO
Mr. Howells will write a book of100
pages and describe no casualty which
will call for anything more serious than
a piece of court-plaster. Hunllino killed
somebody in every chapter. Mr. James
will analyze a character mi til the reader
fancies ho can see his "innards" on the
printed paaro before him , liunltino made
shorter work of it by letting some villain
rip open his hero with a choeso-knitc. An
incident which would afford Howells
enough of a plot to hang u twenty-live
chapter story on would be lo Uuntlinc
only of enough importance to mention
parenthetically , and all the plot , narra
tive , or anything else of human Interest
in one of James1 books would have been
compressed by lluntlino into a ttrofaco.
But Buntline pleased his readers , and
Howells and James do theirs also that
is to any , some of them.
Perhaps if the "two great American
novelists" had seen as much of life as
Buntline had when ho began writing
stories they would have produced a moro
stalwart species of romance by this time.
The dilettante author is not to bo blamed
for giving his work a watery llavor when
lie has never had an opportunity to revel
in gore. Buntline passed his youth in
the navy , and when v > thcr midshipmen
refused to associate will ) him , because ho
had served "before the mast , " hu chal
lenged thirteen of them to mortal combat.
Seven of them accepted and wore
"marked for lifo" by his "unerring rifle. "
lie was chief of scouts in thoContedorato
army , in which service ho received twelve
wounds , many of them very severe. After
the war ho went to Nashville * , nnd in a
dispute with a gentleman whoso Wife
Buntline had estranged inn author shot
and killed him , afterward escaping a
mob by jumping three hundred feel from
.v cliff into the Cumberland river. Thus
equipped the colonel was prepared togivo
a spice to Ins writings which few men
could imitate , Ho will bo sincerely
mourned by the goneratioa which must
re-road his savage tales or put up with
the mild antidotes which Howells and
James are dosing it with.
"Sweat is raven go tisnecially to
vomon , " said the gifted , but naughty ,
Ixird Byron , Surely ho was in bad humor
when ho wrote such words. But there
are complaints that only women stiller ,
that are carrying numbers of thorn down
to early graves. There is hope for tlioso
who sillier , no matter how sorely , or so.
vorely. in Dr. R. V. Piorco's "Favorite
Prescription. " Safe in Us action it is A
blessing , esjmtnlty to women , and to
men , too , for when women suffer , the
household U askew ,
Third District CniUral Onmiullton ,
To the Central Committecnum for the Third
Oougre slonftl Dfsttlct :
Theru wi bo a committee meeting at
the Kno hotel , in Fremont , Neb. , on 1'Yi-
iay , July 23. 181 at 7 p. m. All mem
bers are requested lo be present.
J , W. LOVK. Chairman ,
L , S. IKWIN , Secretary.
Fremont , July 13 , 1880.
Red Star Cough Cure supplies a needed.
want It has no narcotics , and m purely
" PERRY DAVI3'
IS HECOMMKNIJUD BY
Physlclnns , Minister * , Ml lonarlo < , Mnnnprora
of 1'Aotnrlt.s Work-shop * , I'laiitntloti * ,
Nuro * In Hopltnls in snort , everybody -
body ovorywlicio who has
over Rvon ! It n trial.
TAKEN IKTKIIXAI.1.V IT W1M , IIB KOUNU A NBVH
VAILING CUIIK roil
SUDDKN COLDS , CHILLS , PAINS IN
THK STOMACH , CRAMPS , SUM
MER AN'I ) BOWKL COMPLAINTS -
PLAINTS , SOHU
THROAT , &c.
Avrur.n ixTinxAttv : : ,
IT is THE MOST : mcrm : ; AND IIRST LINIMENT
OK KAinil IUII WIUNU
SPRAINS , BR1MSIW , RHKMATISM
NEURALGIA , TOOTH-ACHK ,
11UKNS , FROST-BITES , &c.
Prices , 25c , , 50c. and $1.00 per Dottlo ,
FOR SALE BY ALL MEDICINE DEALERS
tW Beware of Imitations , .fej
Nebraska National Bank
OMAHA , NKHRASKA.
Paid up Capital $250,000
II.V. . Yatcs , President.
A. K. Touy.alin. Vice President.
W. 11. S. Hughes , Cashier.
\V. V. Morse , John S. Collins ,
H. W.atea , Lewis S. Reed.
A. K. ToiiMilin.
BANKING OFPIOE :
T HE IRON RANK ,
Cor 12th ami Farnam Sis
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WOODBRIDGE BRO'S. ' ,
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Tansill's ' Punch Cigars
Tvnro sliltipoc ] during the past
two juiirs , without u diiim-
iiioiIn our I'liiphnNo otlior
liousoin tlio world onn trutli-
fullyuiaUosucli H BbowlUR.
Ono in-one ( dealer ouiy )
wanlixl in eacli town.
_ J SOIO DY LEADING DRUGGISTS.
617 Nt. ClmrIf > HKt.S ( . IontMDIo.
ArtEUtargraduiteof l ° IfcdlealCMlrfPi , tiai been lODfftr
ciij.ced la the il > celal trtnliucnt o f CHunmc , Niuxou , Him
and Uioon Dmiiafci than unr other I'tirilcUQ in SI. loull ,
ftl city papera allow an4nll nldteflldetiu I now
Nervous Prostration , Debility. Mental and
Physical Weakness ; Mercurial and other Altec-
lions ol Throat. Skin or Bones , Blood Poisoning ,
Old SOrCS and Ulcers , r Create * nil ) , tnimrallelol
Deceit , OD lateitkelrotltlcprlaflplev.Hafelr. I'rlratcl/ .
Diseases Arising from Indiscretion , Excess.
Exposure or Indulgence , wbieu rrmjnce > eue or tin
following eOrcUc tmrvoolncia , deUllty , dlnmela of lbt
hntldercctlro memory , rlrzirleioa the face , tib/tlta ! doeay ,
Teralon to the nuclei/or femalei , coufuiloo of I6 > ai , ta.v
rcndcrlnc Marriage Improper or unhappy , ate
permanently eunwl. ramphlelBftp ( 6cionlh0fihovc } , st&t
In tealed areoi ) > e , freatoany addrrsi. Coniultatlonatof-
teeor by mill trtn , Imlted aiidfit-letlf cenfldeDllal.
A Posltlva Written Guarantee given In every e .
rableoase. Meaielueaeatt very nbtret/ mail or ciprw * .
see PAGES , rms PLATES , ciotim eiotb nna RIH
ttDdlejt , ictiledforSCc. InvotttRooroarrcnfy. Orcr fifty
wrndfrM jwnplfiim'i , truce * llfcj aritelriouiJie following
object * : who mty iu rrywlionct. wtiyj manhood , wotntn.
liood. j.hvFlfttl decay , rlTcats ofteMlncj avnduretsu , Iho phyg.
lolojjy rrrnrCueuon,6ii'ltn ny rnor7 bo to nurried or
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Practice limited lo Diseases of tha
EYE , EAR , NOSE AND THROAT.
for all forms of ( lefoettvo
Ylsiou. Artificial Eyed
( irnina CEDABS"
J. A Homo nnd Dny Sfliool for Votintr
I.Millo.i , ro-ojions < > ! T. 1 , Dollfrlitlully HllnntoJ
cmduorKotown lloltfhtu. iiargo groumU. I'.n-
Inr cil iioi-nmiiiniliitlorts.
illp-c KAItl.l ! , lUWMtli'Rt. ,
Do you wnnt n pure , bloom *
Ing Comjiloxiont If so , .1
few mmtuitions ) of Hminn's
JIAGNOUA MALM wlllgrat-
ily you to your heart's con
tent. It does nwny with Sal-
lowncss , Holiness , Pimples.
Blotches , nntl all discuses ana
imperfections of the skin. It
overcomes tlio Unshed ] inear-
nnco of heat , fatigue nnd ex
TJIIIITY appear but TWljtfr
TY ; and so nutural , gradual ,
nnu perfect arc its effects ,
that ft in impossible to detect