Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, August 04, 1886, Page 4, Image 4

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Ilslilnu company , tloi-s Bou-ninly swear tlmt
tlio nctunl circulation or ttio Daily Dec
lor the week ending July UOth , USOvns as
follows :
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Subscribed nnrt sworn to liororo tno this
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( ico. B. T/.scliuok , bolnKflrstiluly sworn. dn-
posci nml snys Hint ho Is sernstnry of tlio Hoc
I'nljllflilnif company. dial tlio actual average
dally circulation of tno Dally Hen for the
month of Jnnnary , I8bfi , was 10,1178 , copies ;
for February , IbSn. lO.wn copies ; for March.
WO. 11.5.-.7 copies : for April , Ibsn , ! ' . , )
copies ; lor Jlnv. ItWO , 18.4.TJ copies ; for June ,
asso , lB,3ys copies ; for July , IbSO , 12.KU copiers.
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N. P. Kr.ii. .
Nolniy Public
as to when congress will ud-
journ Is still in ordur.
IT was nil n niistsiko about John Chirk
payine John Sahlcr's board bill nt the
Millard. It is clwrguil up to Frank
Iloo butter has received a black oyo.
Now lot us hayo legislation wliich will
crush out tliL1 adulterations in ether food
is onjoyliiK himself
with hia old comrades in San Francisco ,
but that letter which failed to materialize
whan called for Is not disturbing his
THE dcon interest which the railroad
attorneys nro now taking in tlio farmers
is something touching to behold. Elec
tion day is rapidly approaching , and
there will bo a good many votes to count
when the returns arc all in.
BnN'Afoit VAN WYCK'S ' fences lu Nebraska -
braska are well enough seasoned to await
bis return from 'Washington. The wind
from the railroad prosi has ilbt yet suc
ceeded in blowing down any of the
panels. , _ - - _ _ _ _ _ _ _
IT is gratifying to learn , on the author
ity of a Texas congressman , that Mr.
Bayard "is aroused. " It will bo the par- *
ticnlar business of Texas congressmen
who hope to continue m tlio favor of their
constituents to keep thosucrotaryof slnto
in that condition until the justifiable
wrath of the Texans is fully appeased.
THE next tlmo Mr. Coleman , of Red
Willow county , sends the UEE samples of
Republican valley corn wo trust ho will
kindly forward an extension ladder along
with the stalks. It is dilllcult to examine
foiirteon-fcet specimens In any othur
way. Our plan of carrying them out in
the back yard and making the inspection
from a second story window will pass oc
casional muster , but it Is not as conven
ient as wo could wish.
Moiti : paving is demanded by property
owners , and their demand will bo passed
on by taxpayers at a special election.
Generally speaking , an extension of pav
ing over the residence portion of the city
most traveled is in the interest of the
community. The ( streets around the high
school should bo brought to grade and
paved as soon as practicable , and those
loading out and into tlio country put in
equally good condition ,
THE full board of county commission
ers Imvo started on a llttlo junketing trip
to Washington county. When they re
turn , a thorough inspection of Douglas
county is on the slato. Mileage will bo
thrown in , of course , for both trips. The
county commissioners remind us of General -
oral Howard's ' frequent inspection toura
over the department from Oregon to the
Missouri for which ho drew his llttlo ton
cunts n mile with Christian resignation.
KAILROAD CoMMissiONKuGuitu Is much
Incensed that some ropublloah papers in
Uw Second congrosKlowil district should
consider il nndignlflcd and ovim disgrace
ful for Jim Laird to have struck Cobb
with his list. It strikes us tltat the most
cftoctlvo knock-down of Cobb would iiavo
boon the presentation of the Indisputable
proof that Laird hud nothing to do with
tlio Stinking Water frauds , A knock-
known argument In often used by men
who arc in the wrong , anil who do not
know any other way of rosentiiig n
truthful but damaging olutrgo.
Tin : continuation of Jlagur as collector
pf customs at Sun Francisco In Mild to
Imvo greatly displeased the Chinese em
bassy ut Washington * Ilagar , it will bo
remembered , demanded the passports of
the Chinese ambassadors when they ar
rived at San Franolsco last spring , refus
ing permission to them to land until they
should produce thcso documents , aiU it
was iicccssur.v to appeal to Washington
to have the requirements of the now col
lector set aside. Tina not of discourtesy
duo rather to ignorance than design , in
nil probability , though It was quite gen
erally believed to Imvo boon intentional
was duly upologi/od for by the state do-
imrimout ; but it seems to have been the
expectation of the umbnssy that the of-
.feuding . olllclnl would bo punished by
haviug his appointment rojootod , and
this result would have fully placated the
( Hiiunso reiia enUUives , They regard
the confirmation of Ilagar as an added
insult , and nro reported as saying that
tlio oiled will tend to impair the cordial *
jly of the relations between the twacouu-
A Pertinent Clause.
A clause relating to llio federal Judici
ary wliich has nn important bearing upon
parU not half way across the continent
Iroin Omaha was stricken out of a special
bill In the Donate on Friday. The llttlo
joker of a sentence read ? as follows :
That no person related to nny justice or
judRO of any court o the United Stntcs by
nfllulty or consanguinity , within the duruo
of lirst coutln , shall be appointed by such
court or judge , or employed by such court or
Jud ; o In any olllco or duty In nny coiut of
which such justice or jtulRO limy bea member.
The passage of supli a prohibition
would play puck with the perquis
ites of several families in the United
States which hold high and mighty and
perpetual possession of federal court
houses in this land of freedom. It would
knock out of handsome jobs n , number
of clfrks of courts , masters In chancery ,
and special commissioners. It would
close the doors upon moro than ono
"lucrative practice , " which is lucrative
largely because clients think they know
on which side their bread is buttered.
"Mr. President , " said Senator Coki- ,
on the Uilli of Juno when
tliis subject was under debate ,
" 1 favor tlio amendment which
prohibits ledoral judges from filling the
olllces of their courts with their relations.
Sonio portions of the country have suf-
fercd sulliciontly from this cause and it
ought to stop. The administration of
justice in some of the courts lias boon
hampered too long already by thia evil
and il should come to an eud. Tlio foun
tains of justice should bo pure and no
suspicion allowed to exist that family ties
or family inllucnco interferes with judi
cial administration. "
Mr. Coke was quito right. Possibly ho
spolco from Texan experience. The re
mainder of the senate had evidently also
had uxporienco , for on that date the
clause was agreed to without dissent. Il
was ( itrickon out of the bill on Friday to
save tiio mcasuro to which itvas > attached.
lut ! it will couio up ] again. And thqn
what a scattering there will bo among
the cushioned chairs of the court ante
One of our exchanges notes that Mr.
Jay Gould's neighbors up at Irvingfon
report a good deal of pomp and magnifi
cent circumstance in the coming and
going of the stock market magnate on
his yaoht Atiilanla. When his little
launch puts him aboard .of his big .yacht
in the morning ready for his trip to the
city , he puts his foot on her deck to the
tune of 11 cannon's valley and an unfurling
of Hags , and at night when she comes to
her anchorage oil' his summer mansion
there is more cannonading and a lively ,
not to say regal , dipping of colors.
Things have changed somewhat in the
last few years. There was a time when
Jay Gould took his boat trips on the
river with as little display as possible.
On the day when tlio Erie magnate
scudded down West street with the rail
road bonds under his arm , several
millions of the stockholders' cash in his
pockets and n po.sao of police nt his heels ,
there was no gun fired on the ferry boat
as it backet ! rapidly Into the Hudson out
of routih of the ojlieors of the law. No
\vGmurtttrjeafrou\th6 "WU-hsw-
kcn" as it brought supplies and" daily
papers to Gould , Fisk & Co. in
their lonely camp on the Hobokcn
heights where the railway robber and his
pals were hiding from Now York justice.
There " of colors' '
was no "regal dipping
on that memorable occasion when tlio
sheriff of Now York county and six depu
ties ilow to and fro across the Hudson
vainly trying to servo Judge Barnard's
injunction on the crafty Gould through
the windows of the Erie ferryboat. Dis
play and publicity wore the last things
Jay Gould was gunning after in those
halcyon days of the Eric plunder , when
the historic printing press had done Its
work and. Commodore Vanderbilt gazed
ruefully on the if 10,000,000 of bogus stock
which ho iiad purchased in the open mar
The Jay Gould of 1808 and the Jay
Gould of 1880 arc tlio same. Within these
eighteen years Imvo been crowded moro
legalized robbery of capital and oppres
sion of patrons of .American railroad sys
tems than any ether wrecker can boast of.
Erie hopelessly ruined , Wabash wrecked ,
Union Pacilic dismantled and gutted ,
Manhattan & Now York Elevated
swamped in watered slock and over
issues of mortgages , and Missouri Pacilic
now undergoing the sumo process , what
ether ' Colossus" of Ruined Roads can
boast of such a record. With millions
burglarized from the Erie vaults ,
ton millions stolen from Union
Pacific consolidation , fifteen mil
lions wrested from Wabash , nn
equal sum from Manhaittan , and who
much from Western Union & Missouri
Pacitio no ono yet knows , the recording
angel 1ms hard work to keep his pen
filled with mifllclout celestial Ink to catch
up with the items of Gould's bold robber
Wealth has como to bo Euro. Tlio At-
tilantu represents but n few months , in
come. IU brass gun which Hros oil' sal
utes to the great railroad wrecker cost
buta fliuglo minute's profit as registered
by tlio rise or fall of some favorite slock.
The silken Hag which unfurls as Us own
er steps on tlio dcok of his magnificent
pleasure yaoht H n gaudy trillo whoso ex
pense is too InslgiilUcant to take into con
sideration , lint oiioh and all are n poor
recompense for the loss of reputation ami
position in thu community which not even
liis millions can giro their proprietor.
Canuon may saliilo Jny Gould and lings
dip regally but tliupublio will not fall to
note tlmt I hey uru hU own bunting whoso
iiomigo is that of empty and vainglorious
rijuitlolpli'e Oh mice.
The genuine sanction lu the formation
of tlui mny lirltlKh cabinet Is the selec
tion of Lord Randolph Churchill as cmu !
cellar of the exchequer. This olllco makes
Lord Randolph the leader of the tory
party in the house of commons and will
pit hlui us the partjr spokesman against
Mr. Gladstone on the opposition bench.
The doceiulant of John Churchill , the
.Marlbornugh of Hlenlieim , lias many of
the trulls of lib famous ancestor. lie Is
bold to audacity , serenely confident in IIH !
own resources , a successful orator and a
party leader who has rlson to prominence
by shouldering himself to the
ronl of many better and abler
publiu men. As a politician he is known
to possess a duxterity in turning somcr-
suulU from ono position to another and
nlways landing on his foot. As a states-
mau he la generally dubbed deficient In
( equipment and incapable of sustained
aud deep study of Important public ques
tions. But his ability KB nn orator , hia
success In adapting his policy to ch\nges !
of public opinion and his brilliant audac
ity in debate make him to-day the most
popular lender In his party and have
pushed him to tlio loading government
position In the house of commons , It
will now bo In Churchill's grasp to outline -
line an Irish policy which will cut the
ground from under the iect of M.t.
Gladstone and secure the Mtpporl of nt
least the llnrtlngton-Chamborlaln wing
of the liberal party. There are good rea
sons for believing that this is the pro
gramme which the do.xlcrous political ac
robat has already mapped out. Lord
Randolph will shortly bo given n chance
to duplicate Disraeli's famous feat on the
reform bill. Rumors nro Hying thick
and fast In London that a homo rule bill
drawn tip by Churchill has already been
submitted to Chamberlain and gamed
his approval , and that overtures have
been made to llio Irish parly with a view
to securing their support. It remains to
be seen whether the nationalists will bite
at the tempting bail or stand firmly for
home rule onllio basts of the plan pro
posed by Mr. Gladstone.
Mexico's Unronulillctxn System ,
The popular Impression regarding the
political system of Mexico is that it is
purely republican , and the interest felt in
this country respecting the neighboring
nation , ordinarily spoken of as the "sister
republic , " Is largely duo to tills Impres
sion. It is u fact , however , that while tlio
form of republicanism is observed in the
creation of the government , much of the
machinery and methods of the govern
mental system are as far removed from
pure republican conditions as they could
well be aud retain a semblance of re-
puulicnnism. For example , In the elec
tion of members of congress the people
do not choose their representatives , and
no member of congress can be said to
have a personal constituency , or to bo in
any measure responsible to a particular
locality. The popular voting is indirect ,
the people electing electors who choose
the so-called representatives of the
people to suit themselves. As a rule the
persons thus chosen nro not mentioned at
the time of voting , so that tlio people
have no opportunity to pass upon their
character or qualifications , and in
the recent choice of congress
men it is undoubtedly a fact
that men wore chosen by the electoral
boards for districts whore they were little
known or not known at all , Such a sys
tem as this preserves only a shadow of re
publicanism , recognizing the right of llio
people to a voice in tlio choice of their
representatives , but really depriving them
of the most valuable privileges and ad-
vintages which should accompany that
right as a personal knowledge of candi
dates , the ascertainment of their views
on publiu questions , and the opportunity
to impress upon thorn the sentiments and
desires oi tlio people.
There Is no public political discussion ,
for the reason that while not absolutely
inhibited it Is accompanied by so much
risk that it is an invitation to martyrdom to
attempt it. Attack upon the government
in the form of adverse criticism subjects
the offender to llio dancer of arrest as a
disturber of the public peace , und the
right of the government (9 protect Itself
in this way against the expression of hos
tile public opinion ia as rigidly enforced
as is the suppression of popular dis
cussion of the afl'nirs of government in
Russia. Indeed , in no country is there
less freedom in this direction than in
Mexico. Under the existing government
laws impairing the freedom of the press ,
which had long been obsolete , have been
revived , and the right of public assembly
has been practically denied. It is stated
that within tlio past voar no less than
forty-four editors and students have been
imprisoned in llio cily of Mexico alone ,
charged with no other ofl'euso than that
of publicly dissenting trom the policy of
tlio administration. A strict censorship
is maintained over the press , which Is not
confined to the editorial comments , but
extends to the news also. In short , the
government employs every practicable
means to smother popular sentiment re
specting its course and policy , and en
forces these means with a degree of op
pression ynd tyranny elsewhere unknown
outside the dominions of the e/.ar.
The issue created by the recent out
rages upcn American citizens has di
rected attention to the uurepublican char
acter of the laws under which tiieso oul-
rages are sought to bo Justified
laws which , in the language of Secretary
Bayard , "afl'cct the underlying principles
of security to personal liberty nnct free
dom of speech , or expression , wliich are
among the main objects sought to bo se
cured by our framework of government. "
It Is discovered that wo are living next
door to a people , with whom wo are de
sirous of maintaining terms of neigh
borly friendship , whoso laws ami whoso
methods of jurisprudence not only con
travene the most vital principles of a re
publican system of government , but in
volve assumptions and pretensions which
this government cannot tolerate without
abandoning all regard for justice and tlio
safety of ils citizens , In view of nil tills
it seems to bo entirely pertinent to ask ,
Is Mexico really a republic ?
Tlio Fight In New VorU.
The political campaign in Now York
this full , which i beginning to develop
points of interest , is likely to bo watched
with ngood deal of concern by both par
ties , The democrats will make n hard
struggle to obtain control of the next leg
islature , in ordur to elect a successor to
Senator Warner Miller , and tlio political
complexion of the next house is the main
question of the contest. Tlio present
senate holds over with u republican ma
jority of eight , and the democrats to secure -
cure a majority in joint ballot must in
crease their present representation of
fifty in the house to sixty-nino. This Is a
most dilllcult task , which the republicans
bellovo cannot bo accomplished , and this
faith has brought forth nearly u score of
republican candidates for Miller's scut ,
with some dark horses in the baou
ground. Apart from the natural demo
cratic desire to obtain control of the nu-
tlonnl senate during the last two years of
Mr , Cleveland's administration , it would
bo especially interesting to the party to
elect a senator from the president's own
state , and undoubtedly the presi
dent would greatly relish such a
result in event of the choice falling
to Governor Hill , which it easily would
do if ho desired It. With Hill in the sen
ate the chances of Mr , Cleveland for 1833
would bo very considerably improved ,
but there Is reason to suspect that the
governor understands so w * > ll what the
possibilities of the future are for him
that ho will not consent * to bo taken tc
that cemetery of prfstd'cntlal aspirants ,
the United States senate , There appear ;
lo bo little doubt that in the probable
event of the republicans retaining coif
trol of the legislature Mr. Miller will nol
bo continued in the semite , although he
is In the Held for reelection and will do
his very best to got therq. Ilia record ns
a senator , however , has not boon partru ! <
larlv creditable to himself or to the state ,
and It is to the credit of the rcjniblict'iii
of New York that llioy take a proper
pride in the charnctur of' their senatorial
representatives , at least to the extent ol
desiring that they shall compare favora
bly in intelligence and atlcast the minor
qualities of statesmanship with the repre
sentatives of ether states. Mr. Miller hns
shown that ho Is not the man to meet this
requirement , ana ns the republicans of
Now York have heller matorlal at com
mand , his fate Is undoubtedly settled.
Congress nml tlio CittiliiR Slnttor ,
Tim house committee on foreign affairs ,
at a called meeting on Tticsday.conaldereti
tlio issue Hint has been raised between the
governments of Mexico anil the United
States growing oul of tlio arrest by the
authorities of Chihuahua , Mexico , and
the Imprisonment at Paso del Norte , of
A. K. Culling , an American cllizon. Tlio
character of this case is familiar to the
public. Culling published In his paper ,
printed at El Paso , Texas , a statement
regarding n citizen of Mexico , and on
going to Paso del Norte , where ho resales ,
Cutting was arrested and thrown into
prison. Demands of llic American
minister and consul for his release , made
by authority of the president , were dis
regarded , aud lliu Me\lcan government
held that ho is amenable to the laws of
that country for the ofl'en o committed
on American soil. This assumption was
peremptorily refected by the state department -
partment and assurances were given
by the Mexican minister that Cut
ting would be speedily released. The
government of Mexico , however , appears
not to have sustained the assurance of its
minister , aud Cutting is still in prison.
At the meeting of the foreign affairs com
mittee resolutions were introduced uy
Representative Crain , of Texas , selling
forlh llio faels in the case , approving the
action of tiio president in demanding the
release of Culling , and requeuing him lo
renew llio demand. These resolutions
wore adopled by llic committee unani
This signilicant action , which will
bo approved by the people of Iho en
tire country , may Uo aeeeplcd by Iho
Mexican government as assurance that
the government of the United Stales will
tolerate no further 'trifling in this mat
ter , and tlmt unlusBlhn proper demands
of tills govenuncntnrb fuiIy and promptly
complied with Mcxfco must ( prepare to
take the consequences. , We have no
doubt that this action will produce the
desired result.
Ix his messiigo approving the oleo
margarine bill , the president presents
some very cogent reason1 ! } for his action
and in support of ( ho moasuro. Tlio
manufacturers of fjleopiargnrino will
hardly venture , for example , to deny the
force of the followinjiviow : "If the ex
istence 6f "tho coinmodllyUaxed and the
profits of 'its ' manufacture anil sale 'de
pend upon disposing of it to Iho people
for something else which it deceitfully
imitates , the entire enterprise is a fraud
and not. an industry ; and if it cannot
endure the exhibition of its real charac
ter , which will bo effected by the inspec
tion , supervision and stamping whic h the
bill directs , the sooner it is destroyed the
better in the interest of fail dealing. "
Nor will there bo any question among the
honest producers of this commodity re
specting the following just and wise con
clusions : "Nor should there bo opposi
tion to Iho incidental effect of this legis
lation on the part of those who profess to
be engaged honestly nnd fairly in the
manufacture and sale of a wholesome
and valuable article of food , which , by its
provisions , may bo subject to taxation.
As long as this business is carried on
under cover and by false pretenses , sucii
men have bad companions in those whoso
manufactures , however vile and harm
ful , take their place without challenge
with tiic bettor part in a common crusade
of deccitagainst the public. But if this
occupation and its methods are forced
into light , and all thcso manufactures
must thus either stand upon their merits
or fall , the good and bad must soon part
company und the fitlest only will sur
vive. " In this matter the president has
acted in the interest of the people , and
ho has given such convincing reasons
for his action as ought to satisfy every
fair-minded roan.
LAST spring , when the board of educa
tion organized by electing the throe
democrats in the board , out of tiio nine
members , to the omccs of president , vice
president and secretary , the event was
hailed aa a great victory for non parti
sanship in the public schools. But when
the six republicans turned in and voted
for republican janitors there comes a cry
of "rank partisanship" from the demo
cratic side of the houso. Il seems to us
a little big Omahogglsh for the demo ,
erats to want Iho husks as well ns tlio
corn , . _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
TUB Paxton house is1 now laying a
stone slab sidewalk oj | .thp corner of Far-
mini and Fourteenth , j Nqw let the chair
man of the bonrd of publio works do his
duty without fonr or rfavAr , and compel
the other Farnam strcot. p/oporty owners
to replace their rolten'plapks und break-
nook gldowalkH with fitoncor concrete ,
IIKO of miracles has not gone.
Tom Murray lias planted the second'
story window frames pnjhls Fourteenth
street block , > ' K
, Forty-Bovcu imirdereis have been hung at
Fort Smith , Ark. , since lim.
Japan hns a population of 37,000,000 , but
has less than 10,000 i > aui > on ) .
dent Britain last year consumed 8310,013-
800 worth of liquor , beer , etc
The street cleaning estimates for Philadel
phia tula year Rggcogato SJ'JTO,000.
About a\000 deaths from typhoid fever
occur annually In the United States.
There are 400 saloons lu New York city
kujit by woineu , not ono of whom was bom
In tills country.
The Baldwin locomotive works built Its
lirst engine In 1ft ! 1 , and has Just snipped Us
eight thousandth.
Last ycur 10,007,180 lmi > erial callous of
beer were ojqwted from Munich , an increase
ovnr IBM of aa percent ,
The largest brussels carpet factory in Uia
United Stntw Is ftt \ onkcr ? , N. Y. It turns
0111455,000 , ynrdsri month.
Miss Fnrrar , n London spinster , recently
left SlOO.OoO to be applied In KMiitlns pen
slonsto aged widows mid spinsters.
Stephen Brodle , who jumped from the
Brooklyn bildiro , has been olTcicd StOO n
week to go Into n Bowery museum on c.xhl
.Moloplncde Is the new name of a mu lpn
blcyclpso fashioned that tlio reader can kick
out melodies , waltzes and icels ns he travels
alonjr the load.
The 1'ails. Poht Journal , n one-sou dnilj
paper , now print * S flKX ( > conies on an aver-
nge. Its net proiits amounted lo neaily
SI,000,000durinn last year.
Forty chorus gli Is of the Ideal opera com
pany sklpjtod without iiaylncthclr board bll
al A&bury Park , X , J. , lowering their trunks
from a fourth story window.
The wealth ot the Ynndorbllt family is es
timated at about S''OO.OOa.OOO ; of the Asloi
fmiilly , 8200,000,000 : of the Stewart estate ,
SIOJ.UCO.OOO ; and of Jay ( lould , $100,000,000.
Kh/.abuth Tiout , aped 92 ; Maria Updo-
KHi\e , a eil 8- , and Mnrhi Tiout , ajjed 70 ,
helped to bind sheaves on llio farm of lieu-
ben ITpdcRrove. nt Shaiiesvllle. Bciltscounty ,
duilim liurvcstliifr. Kach of thorn bound all
day mul In the evening hnit completed almost
ns much as any of tlio men.
Too Oond ( o Rkln.
Xorlh .tmcifrciii.
It looks as though civil service reform
would soon be too dead oven to ski n ,
Joined Another Churcli.
dittdoo Tri/jwic. /
A clergyman lu an Indiana town preached
n sermon a lew Sundays ago on the sin of
betting on elections. Ills loading deacon , a
piospcioti * hatter , has since leslgucd his
niemocrslilp and joined another church.
An Accomplished Hallway Tool.
I'tijilUton Times.
The Omaha Herald warmly commends C.
11. Uerc to the people of this district as a
proper man to rcpiescnt them in congress.
It makes llltlo difference to the Herald
whether the next congressman from this dis
trict bo a democrat or a republican , but his
record as n railroad worker must be good.
No wonder CJerc suits the Ilernld , for ho Is
Iho most accomplished , tool the Nebraska
railway manaRcis over owned.
Not Remarkable.
I'mrltlence Journal.
It Is not a remarkable fact for the house ot
representatives to talk u measure to death.
What would be more surprising would bo its
talking a measure into life.
A I/lttlo Slow.
SI. Lntili Gtolie-Dcmoerat.
It Is now estimated that an Alpine glacier
moves at the rate of four inches a year , which
is just four times as fast as the present ad
ministration has progressed with the work ot
Improving the civil service of the govern
Ttotli Houses Arft Full of 'Km.
Clitcigo Ketrs.
A friend of Senator Stanford , the Califor
nia forty-milllonahe , says tlio rich man stays
In the senate because It furnishes him an ex
cuse for getting away from the perplexities
of business that he cannot avoid when nt
home. Judging from what has been accom
plished by congress wo should say bolh
houses nro full of men who stay In Washing-
Ion merely to get away from the perplexities
of business.
AnoUior Jud o Needed ,
VlitliiilelvMa Times
This ThlidJudicial district needs another
Tiilge , and nCMS him l > ad. Judges Novljlp
and Wakeley are holding court incosSatilly
almost , but the population of this district Is
Increasing so rapidly that court business
has become entirely too cumbersome for
them to handle. There Is enough business
In Omaha alone to demand the attention of
two Judges. The outside counties will furn-
Jph business for two more Judges. The next
legislature should altond to this inatler , and
give this district the needed relief.
Secret of the Cyclone.
Xew rorft ll'orld.
When the troubled wind Is walling , in n
clamor unavailing , and the wcoplugraln
is swelling Into rivulets the rills ;
While Iho lightning , mad and antic , scars the
branches , swaying frantic , mid rever-
ballng thunder jars against the distant
hills ;
It Is nature thus appcallncr to the sympathy
and feeling. Shots storming nt tne van
dal , and has reason to bo mau ;
For these enterprising creatures mar the
beauty at her leatuios with the legend of
tlio nostrum of tlio medicated pad ;
First wo have the sovereign plaster , as acuro
for all disaster , or an halrinvlKorutorlcl-
tcicd o'er the distant peak.
Every mound and every rising , plastered o'er
\vitii advertising , fiom the pill lo corpse-
reviver , to rejuvenate the weak.
So the beauty-searching lover Is unable to
discover , through the patches and the
scratches of the men who advcitlse ,
Butn little Inspiration , save In pensive medi
tation tie beholds his summer siren with
confession In her eyes.
The Execution of John Brown.
J , T. L. Preston , in August Bivouacs
Shortly before 11 o'clock the prisoner
was taken from jail and Iho funeral cor
tege was put in motion. First came three
companies , then the criminal's wagon
drawn bv two large wtilte horses. John
Brown was scaled on his coffin , accom
panied by the sheriff and two other pur-
sons. The wagon drove to the foot of
the gallows , and Brown descended with
alacrity aud without assistance and as
cended the stops to the platform. Ills
demeanor was intrepid , without being
braggart , Ho made no speech ; whether
ho decided to make one or not I do not
know ; even if ho had doslred it , it would
not have boon permitted. Any speech
of his must of necessity have been un
lawful , as being dlicetcd ngnlnst the
pence and dignity of the commonwealth ,
and us biich could not bo allowed ny those
who wore then oncngcd in the moat
solemn und extroinu vindication of law.
"John Brown's mnnnor gave no evi
dence of timidity , bul his countenance
was not free from concern , and lUeniuod
to mo to have n llttlo east of wlldnobs.
Ho blood upon the scaffold but a short
tlmo , giving brief adieus to thosu about
him , when ho was properly pinioned , the
white aup drawn over Ills tuco , the noos ?
adjusted and attached to the hook above ,
and he was movml , blindfold , n few stops
forward. It was curious to note how tlio
instincts of nature operated lo make him
careful in putting out his feet , an if afraid
lie would walk oll'tlm hcaffold , The man
who stood nnblenohod on the brink of
eternity. Jwas afraid of fulling a few
foot to the ground !
"Everything was now in readiness.
The sheriff asked the prisoner if ho should
give him a private signal before the fa
tal moment. Ho replied , in a voice that
sounded to mo unnaturally natural so
composed wns its tone , nnd so distinct its
articulation that it did not matter to
him. if only they would not keep him
too long waiting. ' llo was kept waiting ,
however ; the troops that hud formed his
escort had to bn put in their position , and
while this was going on ho slood for some
ton or lifteeu minutes , blindfolded , the
rope round his ucck , and hi * foct on the
treacherous platform , oxpuollng instantly
the fatal act , but ho stood for thm com
paratively lonir time upright ns n soldier
in position , and motionless , I was oloso
.o.liiiu aud watched him uuiTowly.tosooif
[ could detect nny signs of shirking 01
tcmbllng In his person , but ( hero wm
nonp. Once 1 thought 1 saw his knee <
tremble , but it wns only the wint
blowing his loose trousers. Ills tirmnes' '
w.u subjected to still finther trinl hi
hearing Colonel Smith announce to tin
sheriff , 'Wo arc all ready , Mr. Campbell.
I'ho sheriff did not hear or did not com
prchend , nnd in a louder tone the same
announcement was made. But the eul
prit sllll slood steady , until the sheriff do
secnding the night of stops , with n well
directed blow of n sharp imtchel , severci
the rope tlmt hold tip the trap-door
which instantly sank shocr beneath him
lie fell about three feoti nml the man ol
strong and bloody hand , of liert-o pas
slous , of iron will , of wonderful vlelssi
Itides , the terrible partisan of Kansas , the
cnptiirer of the United States arsenal ul
Harper's Ferry , the would-be Catllino ol
the south , llio demigod of tlio abolition
ists , the nun execrated and Inuded ,
damned nml prayed for , the man who , in
his motives , his menus , his plans , his sue
cess , must ever be a wonder , a puzzle
and a mystery , John Brown , wns Imug-
in" ; between heaven nml earth.
'There wns profouudcsl stillness dur
ing the Hmo his struggles continued ,
growing feebler and feeuler at each abor
tive attempt to breathe. Ills knees were
aoarotily bent , his arms wore drawn tin
lo it right nnglo nt the elbow , with the
hands clenched ; but there was no writh
ing of tlio body , no violent heaving ol
the chest. At ouch feebler effort nt res
piration his uruis sank lower nntl his leg ?
hung moro relaxed , until nt last , straight
aud lank , he dangled , swayed slightly tc
nnd fro by the wind.
Superintendents of hospital * nlways
keep a supply of Itcd Stnr Cough Cure ,
21 conls.
Trlnl or Mnitcnant Meninln for
Conduct. Unbecoming an Ofllccr
nnd n Gniitluniiiu.
A Cheyenne special pays : The court
martial proceedings now in progress in
tills city for the trial of Lieutenant John
F. iMcBlain , of the Ninth United States
continued and widespread
cavalry , are exciting
spread interest. Tliu accused Is John F.
McBlain , second Hcutcntuil of the Ninth
cavalry. The charges against AluBhtin
are tlmt ho has been guilty of conduct
unbecoming an olliccr and a gentleman ,
in that he fraudulently obtained a di
voreo from his wife by representing that
ho was a citizen ot California when ho
had no legal residence there ; that he
failed to send to his wife the proper legal
uotico of the proceedings in the divorce
suit , and that ho concealed from the
court certain facts in regard to his rela
tions with his wife which , if known
would have prevented his having Iho di
vorce granted.
The case has now been on trial foi-
three days and the facts no far developed
tend to establish in the minds of llioso
who Imvo watched the proceedings that
McBlaln has been unjustly probcctitcil i
Iho imtlterand that something beyond
tlio merits of tlio case lias necti Iho
moving cause of the charges boiug
brought against him. It is shown that ho
loft his homo in Philadelphia nhurtly
nflor his marriage , in 1878 , for San Fran
cisco , intending to locate there and send
for his wife lo join him ; that failing to
find employment there ho joined the reg
ular army as n privnlo nml Hint having
constant altercations and differences with
his wife culminating finally in a separa
tion , ho instituted proceedings in July ,
1881. to obtain a divorce. The records of
Iho California court which granted the
divorce in October , 18&1 , show tlmt the
plaintiff performed all of the lawful re
quirements on his parl In llio proceedings ,
nnd that proper notice of the inslilulmn
of Iho proceedings was sent to Mrs.
McBlain in the usual nnd regular man-
nor. * It Is also shown that In 1885 , Iilrs.
McBlnin and her attorney. William D ?
Kelley , Jr. , of Philadelphia , wn of Con-
gressmin KolfoyTGnt to California aud
attempted to reopen the case , alleging
that biio had never received any nolilica-
lion ot the proccedingp. The court heard
their motion and refused to reopen the
case. This fact , which has not been made
public by theeastern , press in their com
ments on tho'matter may account for tlio
great interest Congressman Kelly has
taken in the cnso.
Youug Mr. Kelly , defeated in his attempt -
tempt to reopen the divorce case before
Iho California courts , sought his father's
influence lo aid him in obtaining satis
faction in another direction , nnd last
spring when Mr. McBlain was promoted
to a first lieutenancy the older Kelley ap
peared before the senate comniitlco on
military affairs and prevented his con-
lirmalion , charging that McBlain's al
leged reasons for obtaining the divorce
from his wife wore tlmt his altered rank
in life , having been promoted from the
ranks to a lieutenancy , so changed their
social relations that who was no longer
After the refusal of the senate com
mittee lo recommend his confirmation to
the first lieutenancy , McBlam asked for
a trial before a court martial , and the
prosunt board is convened at his request.
5JAs the case is at present progressing ,
whether McBlain Is acquitted or not , it
will become very evident to those who
ire obstirvlng the testimony that what
ever motive MoBlaln hnd for obtaining a
livorco from his wife , tlmt assigned by
Mr. Kelley does not seem to have been
ho correct ono , nnd that if the prosccti-
.ion does nol make out a stronger case
tlmn they have done so far that tlio
: hnnccs tor the compluto vindication of
UcBlnin are favorable.
( Viul lOviu-y Spcolos of Italilug nnd
and UnrnliiK I > | HOIIHO Cured
by Oulloui'u.
TjiC/.I'.MA.or BiUt Ulicuiu with ltd anOiiWiia
1.J Kolilnii mid liurnlnir , Instantly rnllovcd by u
vmm luitli with Cutlouru Hoiip , mul n Hluulu ni > -
illutillnn of Cutlcnirii , llio grout nl.ln euro. Tlili
roptmri'd dully , with Inn or tliri'ii ilosns of Outl
aw N Iti'bolviwt , thu iievf blood pitrlllvr , lo Keep
Iho blood cool , ( ho poii i > ! tntloii pure und unlr-
illulliiK , the liout'U open , llio llvuruud kldnoyg
active , will Hpoudll ) * unru oc/.onm , toiler , ilnir-
itorm , ii'iorlnsls , livhoii , pi-urlun , nc-iiU huiid ,
jnndruir , und every simcliM of Itching , < > nly
md pimply hnmorit of lic : acAlp unit ukln , whou
Lho boot physicians iiiul all kuoitu roiuodles lull.
3512 Dcnrliurn t. ,
{ rMtufiilly uoUnowledifm u mini of uczrinn , or
.nit rlioum on bond , nock. fui > o , arms und Ifgn
orsovonlodii jojirs ; not ntilo lo wiilk oicoiit mi
Hinds und UniH'.i loi- one your ; not ithlu In liolp
lmholl1 lor flulit yciirj ; li lud InmdiedHof ruiiio *
rtuotott , iiriinotiiu'od lil cuia liopok'88 ;
lunnancnlly cured l.v CnlimirH
hlon'J pinlllor ) liilorimlly , uud Cnlloiir.i nnd
JulH'uru Hnupltlie uifal tlilii oinos ) evliu-iuilly
CHAP. HoiiflUTO , Hsq. , Inwyur , J3 Htntn t. ,
tosluii , foporUacniii of uc/ntun nmliir hU ob-
orriitiou lor teu yiuiro , wliich uovoioci the pu-
Iiuil't hmly anil llinlis , und lo wlilcli nil known
uulliodi oi truiituiunt Iiad Ijti'ii upjillod wllluiut
lunnilt , whluu wns comiilntcly cured enlblv bv
liu c'uilcuru Ubinedlod , Icavlua o olonu utrJ
Mil , JOHN Tiimr. , Wllktisbnrre , Pn. , wrllon
' 1 Imvo Kiillcio'l Iroin cult rliuum forovcr vlisht
, 'o Union no t.nd tlnil I loulU iiotnttoiid lo
my luislnoss for wt rks at n tlmu. Throii boxci
it Cullnnni and lour holllos He-solvent Imvo on-
iroly cnrc-d mo ot this droudful dUoasc. "
1'nrrfKTANsl'iir.scuiiiKTHEM. J havonotlilnn
jut tno hltflicit prumo lor the rc.iulH nlnulnod
rrnm yuiir I'litloura Ittiincdli-s.of wliluti J Imvo
old niura than all olhorn of tlio kind.
Ml'Mto liosu. M. U ,
UOO N. Ilnind St. , l-hlU'lclplilti , I'a.
Mold by nil dnigRlili. 1'ricei Cuttcura. GO
! tk. ; llfiolvont ; 4I.U ) , 6o p , a5c. 1'ropurixl by
llO I' ) ) iUU AND ( . 'llfcUICAL ' CO. , llOStOll.
diiss. tiand foi-pninphlct ,
i'y tlio compluxlon and ckln by
Riiitf tlu : Culluuru tkmp.
" "
"mnjuMA'tm NuoitAr.oio ,
SCIATJU. tiuddcn , ilinrp Hnd norv-
oun pUn ntico'utrly iintillillKlnd by
tlio 'Uullcura Anll-l'iiln J'liitior. a
porfci't unlldolo to p ln nud Inilniu.
lu ul Ion. Ncor ( orli'luiU , Infallible.
Nebraska National Bank
Paid up Cnpilnl $250,000 r
Surplus , 30,000
II.V. . Ynt " , I'rp ik-nt.
A. E. Touxnlln , V'iro I'rosltlont.
W. H. S. HiiKlics , Cantor.
uniKCToim :
y. V. Morse , Jolm S. Collini ,
Jl. W. Ytucs , Lewis S. Uccil.
A. E. Tonzalin.
Cor 12th nml Farniun Sts
A Gononil Hanking Husinuss Transacted.
CTCiojo TITA1.1TY .
nxilAUHTKHcrro' ' . . _ . .
| II > my jlml a | > crf fll on
nch I'll j .iMntu nnd belnc rapidly ami
Intiwlnvw ! herf. A II wwVcnmc losses and
drains promrllT un Ked. TIlKVflni : citlntt now *
r n l * ndorMnifiits. Ai , K It BlOvnmiltM
" ) wlthMx wnlutnt doctors FllliU
No. 174 Fulton Street. New York.
017 Hi. ClinrlcHNt. , St. LouisMo.
ArrenlBriradiutflof two UtlleftlCollfftn , htifeernlonnr
mgiRed In the ipielll Ifoaluitut of Cuuojio , Niuroci , S m
and Biocc UIIIIIM laananr olhi-r I'trilrlanlnSt. Loola ,
esell7 pap ri tbow and all old r i Men ! line *
Nervous Prostration. Debility , Mental and
Physical Weakness ; Mercurial and other Alice-
lions ot Throat , Sklnor Bones , Blood Poisoning ,
old Sores and Ulcers. ro tmtd wiiu oninr.iioud
ucc non Uto-ticlfDtlUo principleSiMr , rrlvniolr.
Diseases Arising from Indiscretion , Excess.
Exposure or Indulgence , vhieii wniuot , om. Oi ih ,
following tBtHi i norootneit flebllllIlmn n or light
aDddefectlTeiutraor ; , plmrloiontb > ffci . phiik.Jtt.r ,
Tortloololhe ocletjor f > m.l i , eoDfuiloi of Ural , ti ,
rendering Marrlaee improper or unhappy , ui
Mrmanjnti ; nred. Pamphlet ( jepisei ) on Ibc aborc , leat
In mini < DTOIOI > , rreotoanyaiiaroii. Ccinuluiloaalot.
Cent tij null rrtp.ltitlltd an4 ii-leilj c undnll U
A Posltlvo Written Guarantee un in r.ryes.
rableeut. Utillclce lent crer/Mureb ; mall orctprtii.
900 PAOH3 , JTKB PLATES , cl < nat elotb and till
LtDdlBff , iel il TorSOo. topoiuraortNrrfaey. Over flrtr
wonder M p oplelur , true lo Href arllelMon tb followUf
utj # t r who raajr ntarrr. nh not , why i manhood , womao *
bood. phkilcil decay , effeitt oforlltaey and ereeifl , th pnya.
lolciTofr.preJ'KllcD , aud many nor * . Tlion married ere >
ronipl -tr ; nirrl f non4 ! rtad It. J"prl r edition
* ZK : . flftt (
State Agents
rou THE
Omaha , Neb.
Tanslll's ' Punch Cigars
were ahlppod dnrlnu tun past
two years , wltliout a drum-
nior In our employ. No otlier
house lu tlio world CHII trutli'
fully uiakoaiich a oliowlne.
Onu acoiit ( duulor ouly )
wanlud lu ouch town.
isos F .a iTja-1 so ? .
Practice limited to Diseases of the
for all form * of flofeotlva
Vision , ArtlUclul Eyca Inserted.
OIllvo , MM 1-m'uriinni ,
. UDlIt and California.
firpUB OEDAttS"
JA llniin * nucl Day School for Vouim
[ .miles , I'lMipnns OUT. 1 , Iollj'titrnlly MtimtiHl
ju Ueorartiiwu llolulitM. IMVSQ vrounda. I'll-
ijuU uucununiiiliitlonH ,
MJRO BAlir.K , IDldlUtli Bt. , WusliliiBlou D.O
Do you ivnnt a pure , Tjlooui *
lug G'omploxiou i If so. n
Tow npnlicnUoiis of Hngim's
3IAGNOUAIJA1M will grat-
iiy you to your lioart'8 cou.
kM t. .ft docs mvny with Sal-
lovnicss , Holiness , Pimples ,
Blotches , nud all dlsoasoHaiid
Imperfections oftho Hliln. It
overcomes thflllusuodnpncur *
nnco of Iiont , fatigue and ox
dlomniit. It miikos a lady of
TJUKTK appear ) > ufc TWEN
TY ; and so natural , gradual ,
and perfect arc HH cH'octe.
that it Is impossible to tioteci
its application.