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    TJIE OMAHA DAILY BEE ! , MONDAY. FEBETJARY 14. 1887.
BUsmviiAciasc IN BLOOD ,
Bill Anderson's ' Career at the Head of His
Lawless Band.
MISSOURI'S MURDEROUS MEN.
Ilcvcngc of His Slstcr'fl
Dentil KllllriK Soldier * liy the
Scot ' The Terror oT n
Dozen Cauntlcu.
Atlanta Constitution : "Did you ever
hear ol Hill Anderson , of Missouri * "
This was the question of mi ox-confodcr-
ntc nmjor general , with whom 1 was not
long ago discussing the story that an at
tempt was inrulo during the war to bribe
fllosby. Ho continued : "Mo by was
never half such a terror in Virginia nt
Hill Anderson was in Missouri.
"When Iho war began , Anderson , like
about half thu people ot the slate , was for
the union. I have no doubt ho would
have gone inlo the union army but for
on event which changed the whole cur
rent of his life and transformed tlio na
ture of the man completely. He
lived In a county which was
nbout equally divided between thn
tinlonand tlioujtifuicmcy. In an ad
joining county , which was strong for the
union , resided his two sisters. Their
sympathies were entirely with the south ,
nnd they gave very open and injudicious
expression to them. Party feeling ran so
high in thn neighborhood that these two
women wore taken from home by some
union men and locked tip in a house by
themselves on the pretext that they might
give information to the confederates.
Whilu they were thus imprisoned the
house fell , killing one of them and crip
pling the oilier lor life. It is said that
"the pillars on which the house stood wore
sawed in two by MHIIO cowardly creature ,
who did not scruple at the murder of a
woman.
A TI'.HUIHI.n UKVKNGi : .
"When Anderson heard of this out
rage he almost went mad. As soon as
the Iirst burst of his fury was over hu de
termined to avenge the death of one sis
ter and tlio crippling of the other. Ho
organized a baud of eighty mun and
buuan his work of blood and destruction ,
iio aid not enlist in the confederate ser
vice , because ho wanted to bo free from
all orders and in his own way to work
out his burning desire for revenge. Ho
was about tuiny years old , but nearly
every onu of his men wus younger than
' he. Most of them were hoys from eigh
teen to twenty years of ago , sturdy boys
from thu farm , who could ride like .In
dians and shoot with deadly precision.
They had superb horses which they soon
trained to wonderful control. Their only
weapons were six-shooturs. Not a man in
Anderson's command , from Iirst to last ,
was over seen with any other weapon.
Every ono of them carried four revolvers ,
two in his belt and two at his saddle.
They were export pislol shots attho start ,
but they soon became so skilled that they
could shoot a man's eye out at twenty-
paces , and could kill a man lifty yards
away as they rode at full gallop.
"Their Iirst act was to kill a dozen men
who wore supposed to bo implicated in
the outrage on Anderson's sisters. They
began scouring the country , plundering
and burning the houses of union men
and spreading terror over half a dozen
counties. Band after band was organized
to meet ' them , but they all shared thu
same'fate , death and rout. Anderson
'and all his hoys knew every foot of the
the country perfectly , and when they
were too hard pressed by superior num
bers they would disband. Eanh man
would take care of himself , and next day
they would meet at sorao appointed
rendezvous to begin their deadly work
anew ,
yiOHTIXG UNDER THE BLACK FLACJ.
"When they went into battjc each man
would take the reins of his perfectly
trained horse in his tuclh. He could
guldo the animal wherever ho chose
simply by the motion of his body. Then ,
with a six-shooter in each hand , they
would dash right into the enemy's ranks ,
firing right and left and making every
bullet toll. They could shoot with the
Joft hand as- well as the right , and in
many an engagement they killed more
than their number.
"Anderson was a swarthy little fellow
who did not weigh moro than 1 0 pounds.
Ho wore his raven hair down on his
shoulders , and in battle his little black
oj'cs glowed like lire. His ono thought
was to kill. He never took any prison
ers and not ono of his mun was ever cap
tured alive. They had raised the black
ilag , and it had boon raised againstthcm ,
and they fought with the furious courage
of desperation. Anderson never were a
uniform of any kind. Ho was usually at
tired in a dingy suit of jeans and were a
broad-brimmed , black wool hat with a
loug white feather in it. His men were
attired in black velvet coats , gorgeously
embroidered , jean breeches , which were
for ovor-stiiiled in their big boots , and
big felt hats. They all had long hair ,
and as they scoured the country were
the very picture of a gang of highway
men ,
"There is no telling how many mon
they killed. I should say n thousand
was a small estimate. Once , alter they
had been terrifying a county for several
days , Captain Johnson , of thu federal
Blate militia started after them witn a
force of two men. Johnson met a farmer
nnd asked him if ho knew where Ander
son was , JIu replied :
MOWUD DOWN I.I KB OUASS.
" Tos. lie is in a ravine about four
inllos from hero , but you had better leave
him alone. '
" 'How many men has ho ? '
" 'About eighty , 1 guess , you had bet
tor not fool with him , '
"Johnson misbed on , confident that ho
would soon annihilate Anderson's band
with his superior force , liuforo ho know
it ho was in an ambush , and within two
hours from the time ho met the fanner
ho was killed , and over two hundred of
his men lay dead about him. Only about
forty of the 250 escaped the merciless h'rti
from the revolvers of the Anderson men.
Anderson lo-jt only ton men , whose places
were soon supplied. The 200 union fiol-
diors thus slam were buried on thu spot ,
nnd congress erected a monument
above their 'gravo.
" ( jiineral ( iuitar , who had command of
the federal troops in that part of the
Htato , issued an order that no quarter
should bo given to Anderson or any of
his mon. A few days later Anderson
captured a train on which there were
twenty-three recruits for the union army ,
lloliled Ilium out on the wide of thu track ,
shot them deadand on thu breast of each
corpse pinned a piece of paper with these
words written on it :
' "Done by order of ( lOiieral ( iiiitar , '
"On the samu train was Congressman
Rollins , of Missouri , who was going to
Washington. Anderson went up to him
and said :
" 1 reckon we had bettor take you too.
I suppose you are a union mun1
"Rollins , wiio was a mock-looking fel-
iow. replied :
" 'No ' ; I am a minister of the gospel.
I have taken no part in the war at all. '
Anderson aaid hu wasn't killing preach
ers , and the congressman escaped ,
'M though it Is certain that if any man in
iv t the bloodthirsty crowd had recognized
% ' him ho would have been .shot iustr.tufy.
KN 0V THE DKSl'EKATB I.CAUEU ,
"Once Anderson and his men dashed
into Fiij'oltit and kurprisod 203 federal
troojH who were encamped there. They
ilrovo thu federals but of the trenches
which tuoy hud built around the court
hoiiHO. and finally forced them into thu
nourt house , They thun rode at full tilt
around tlio square four or five times , fir
inc into tlio windows of tlio-court house
Marks of their bullets arc still vNlbfo on
the walls rthd window sills of Ilia build
ing.
"Anderson never left Missouri during
the war. Onlv once or twice did ho light
witli tlio regular confederate army , and
then it was by accident. lie rc-fuscd to
obey orders from anybody , and followed
his own wild ami bloody career In his
own fearful way. At last he met ids
death after a hundred almost miraculous
escapes. His last batllo was fought
after Leo had surrendered and the news
had reached Missouri. Anderson knew
that he would not bo allowed to surren
der and that Iio would be hung if he was
taken alive. His plan was to escape with
Ins men into Texas and then make Ills
way to Mexico. When ho was trying to
get out of Missouri ho was one night Mir-
rounded by several hundred federal
militia. As ho led hit men in a desperate
isflort to break through the enemy's ranks
lie was shot in the neck , fell oll'liis horse ,
anil died in a few minutes. Not another
one of his band was killed. They shot
their way through , killing twenty-live or
thirty of the federals.
"Most of them did get to Texas , where
( hey disbanded and scattered mall direc
tions. This is , in brief , the bloody story
of Bill Anderson ami his band of bush
whackers. "
SKIPPING THIS OOUXTKY.
Chicago < \nnrclilsts Colonizing in Sim
J > otnliiuo.
Naw i'oitK , VCD. 13. [ Special Tolctcrnm to
the Hun. ] Oscar Keif one of the CliIc.\Ro
anarchists who escaped punishment by turn
ing states evidence , was In the city last
week. A reporter found him puicbasing
back numbers of a ( icrinnn weekly.
"Going to Like them to some of my Chicago
friends , " ho said.
"Where are your Chicago trlemls ? ' '
"Jn Santlnco , deles Cab.illoios , San Do
mingo , where 1 am Kolng on the stcnm&hin
Samaiin. "
'OoniK to emigrate1
"Yes. It is said to bo a hot place , but it
will not bo half as liol lu ) > ro as Chicago would
bo for me If 1 chose to w.Ut until thu second
trial ot the anarchists comes off. Spies is
nuking a loot nf himsi'tl demanding a now
tiial. As It is now he could fret nil with
aiiiinlmi. Ills second trial will Implicate
ninny others. Tlio suto has jiCCiimulaU'd
matters of additional evidence that may
hunt ; half a hundred men. 1 thought it wlso
to su-in. "
"How do you come to go to San Do-
miuu'oV"
"Oh , It was ncrecd to skip to thai part of
the globe whenever there was reason for so
doliic Ion ? buloro the Jltvvtnnrket bomb
tlmnvprs. We have ( jot n colonv there. "
"Will your colony bu ruled by anarchistic
IdcisV"
| Not much , " nnswprocl Nrff ; "It will bo
ruled by thn law of thn country we will live
In , nnd everybody will have to puddle his
own canoe. "
Knocked Completely Out.
CHICAGO , Veb. 13. A bloody battle to a
finish , with skin gloves , occurred yesterday
In a barn live miles noath of this city. Ueorgo
Lnrdwood , of New York , and Frank Sterk ,
of Philadelphia , weighing each about ICO
pounds , fought twelve lonnds , ending In the
complete knock-out of the latter , who , in tlio
claventh round , had to bo lifted to his feet
by seconds and was a mass of pounded llcsh
and blood. Lnrdwood was nut much
punished. The light was for S" 00 a side and
gate monpy. Twenty spectators paid S10
each for tickets. During the last three
rounds Stirk's eyes woie closed and he could
do nothing , but In spite of tlio protests of his
friends , and even of his opponent , persisted
in standing up to bo knocked down until
rendered completely unconscious by a teni-
ble blow on the jugular.
A Repentant Sinner's Return.
NEW Yonic , Feb. 13. [ Special Telegram
to the Ur.K.I William B. Wadswortli , who
lied fiom Brooklyn Inlely because ho was un
able to account for about SHO.OOO of other
people's money with which ho had been
trusted was brought baclc from Canada yes
terday. Ho consented to return to Brook
lyn without a requisition , sayinc ho was
guilty of all that was charged acainst him
and should Do punished , lie cried almost all
the way back , bewailing his misfortunes anit
expressing his regret at the disgrace lie
brought upon his family. Wadsworth was
tnken to jail pen din i : examination. IMSS
tlmn a month ago IIP visited tlio jail to exhort
prisoners and entertain tnem by singing
riom Moody and Sankny's collection , lie
professes to bo penniless , asseiting that hu
spent the S30.0M ) in bad investments and in
tlin paying of exorbitant interest.
Rcnl Estate Transfers.
Peal estate transfers filed Feb. ll,1887jg
John L Brown aim wlfo to Oriu G Wai-
rath , lot 8. hlk 3 , 'Nelll's sub. w d 53,000.
Anna O Crowcll to W J llaucawnut , lot
5 , blk 4 , Plain view add , * d-S'ttO.
J W Haiitfawaut and others to Closes
Block , lot 5. blk 4 , Plulnvlow add , w d
James II Mackintosh to Lucinda B Iliils ,
lots 1 and 2 , blk 18 , llnnscom place , w d
33000.
Jennetto Anderson and husband to O N
Jtninsov , o CO It of lot 1 , blk G3 , Omaha , w d
llenrv O Dovrlcs lo IIM Taylor , lots 7
and 8. blkL , Lowe's 1st add to Omaha , w d
S OTn.
T W Atkinson and husband to ,1 Ann
Parsons , lot 7 , blk 10 , Central park , w d
S700.
Clms G Potter to Lucius L Piorpout , lot
31 , bile 2 , Potter's add to Omaha , w d 3050.
Itichard Stebbins and wite to Wilson T
Graham , Iet5 , bile 7 , Plain view add , w d
$ &v > .
Chas Everly to Clms K Johannes et al , lot
SI , blk 3. Mnyno place , w d SIXX ( ) .
n John L Brown and wile to (1II Lvons.Iots
10,11 nml W , blk 2 , Ulll&ldo add , w d-S-l.OOO.
II C Cave and wlfo to S 0 Iroy ot al , lot 3 ,
blk 0 , Kilby place add , w d-81lUO.
Slgmund Itnbms to Herman K Cocliran ,
lot 15 , blk 3 , Plainvlow add , w tl-arfi ,
Francis L Thomas to L Chtislianson , n } <
lot OS. Nelson's add. qc-Sl.
BPKnluhtand wife to Henry B Knight ,
1C5.05 acres in sec SS-1G-12. w d HOOO.
Jos W Coyner et al to Adalakln Pcrclval ,
lot 13 , blk 7 , Phiiuvlow add. w d-S900.
Alice S K Whlnnerv and husband to ff $1
Hunter , lot 0. bile 8 , Ivilby plant , w d 8750.
Malilda L Kosi nnd Husband to W T Beard ,
51x115 ft bediming 20 ft a of so cor ot loll
blk 4 , Itoed'j 1st add , w d ST.WX ) ,
Jos Lev ! and wlto to Vnnccl Fnmferllk , lot
8 and ojtf lot U , blk 5 , Kountzo's 3d add , w d
67.000 ,
0 K Yost and wife to ( ! co W Logan , lots 13
nnd U , blk 1 , Luke's add , ( j c 510 ?
Beautiful Valentines at Hospo's.
Don't ' pay big prices for lumber , but
buy cheap at Bradford's.
Dissolution of Partnership.
Tlio partnership heretofore existing be
tween Ueniiis Uuunimrham and Thomas
Brnnnan , doing business as Cunningham
& ISrennan , has this day been dissolved
by mutual consent. Signed ,
DKKMS CUNXIMJIIAM ,
THOMAS UHUNNAN ,
OMAHA , Feb. 7,1887.
Beautiful Valentines at Hospo's.
Tuttle & Allison. Ins. Agts. , 211 S. 13th.
llamco's clothes have fine workman
ship , latest styles , best woolens and trim
mings are used.
Beautiful Valentines at Hospo's.
DibHoliitlou.
Notice is hereby given that the lirm of
Calm Bros , is this day dissolved by mu
tual consent , Mr. Martin Calm retiring
trom tlio business , which will hereafter
lie conducted by Albert Calm. The now
firm will pay all existing indebtedness
and collect all outstanding accounts.
MAUTIN CAHN ,
Aujuirr CAIW.
OMAHA , Feb. 1,1887.
Beautiful Valentines at Iloapo's.
Irriuo&Latey , dentists , Musouio block.
WESTINGIIOUSE'S WEALTH ,
His Thousand Inrentions That Brought in
Big Tame and Fortune ,
PITTSBURGH PATENT PRINCE.
Startlnc In jfo | AVHIi Considerable :
Money What the Gi-cni llrauols
A Itcnutil'itt iitul Gener
ous Wile.
PiTTsnt'tto , Pa. , Jan. 29. [ Correspond
unco Globe Democrat. ] A man in whoso
name 1,000 patents imvo been issued ,
whoso inventions obtained for him a
title from a king , whoso fertile intellect
inade sale the use of natural gas such a
man is OeorcoVeslinghousc , jr. , tlio In
ventor of the famous railway air brake.
A conspicuous leader in society , a
friend to all charitable schemes hi sue
cessful application in I'ittsburg , a lady
whose kindly sympathy and rich gen
erosity impelled her to build a railway
in a foreign land that a Pittsburgor , sick
unto dying , might bo transported within
reach of skilled physicians such a lady
is Mrs. George Westingliouse.
It is but a decade and a half since Mr.
Wostinghoii&o became the manufacturer
of his own inventions. > few his mauu-
fae.lories are located on two continents ,
and they give employment to between
8,000 and -1,000 men. It was the popular
but mistaken idea of I'ittsburgers that
Mr. W8tinchonso ! was a poor _ boy who
has atlainc'l his high position after sur
mounting the disadvantages of poverty.
The fact is , Mr. Westingliouse is the son
of a Sehencctady ( N. V. ) manufacturer of
agricultural implements , who died about
one year ago , and whose works arc still
operated by George , jr. , and other sons
who inherited it.
The subject of this sketch graduated at
Cornell college , just previous to tlio
breaking out of the civil war , in which lie
served both on sea and land ; iirst as en
gineer of the United States war ship
Muskwetah. and afterwards as a member
of a Now York cavalry regiment. Hu
came lo Pittsburg shortly after hostilities
had ceased , having patencd a device to
replace derailed railway cars , and the
contract for manufacturing which lie
gave to the old steel lirm of Anderson &
Co. , whoso works were then located near
the Baltimore & Ohio railroad depot.
T1IK All ! IlltAKli.
About 1871 the WfStinghousoAir Brake
company was formed , from which time
dates Air. Westinghotise's career as a
millionaire manutaoturor , whose terri
tory widened as his inventions increased ,
until now at least 1,000 intents have been
in his name , their technical descriptions
lilling several huge volumes. Two years
after the erection of the brake works in
this city a branch was located in London
which now employs UOD men , and since
then branch works have been located at
Paris and in Germany. The latter two
employ ! iOO men , while the Pittsburg
works KIVO employment to half a thous
and. The cars on the only railway in
Japan are equipped with the Westinghouse -
house brake , and the motive power is
supulicd by Pittsburg locomotives built
at the works of II. K. Porter & Co.
Numerous instances are recorded
where locomotives have been crushed be-
vend usefulness in railway wrecks , kill
ing engineer or fireman , or both , yet the
passenger coaches supplied with the
brake have been stopped almost instantly ,
the passengers being saved from loss of
life or limb , and not harmed save by
fright. Air. Westinghouse lias frequently
been gratified by rcecivinc direct in
formation as to the ellicacy of bis inven
tion and its life-savint ; qualitiesr Very
recently lie was visited by a dignified and
well-dressed individual , name unknown ,
who related that he had jurst arrived
from the west , having with a hundred
others eseauea a horrible death on the
rocks of the dizzy canyons which abound
along the lines of the Denver & Rio
Grande railroad. The train , he said , had
broken in twain on thu edge of a 200-foot
precipice , and the frightened occupants
of tlio coaches were expecting to bo
hurled into an immediate eternity. The
air-brakes , however , were true to their
mission , and through them alone a ca-
tastrophc had been avoided. This was
an instance , like many others , where tlio
gratitude was gratuitous.
wisri.\GHOUSu COUPOKATIOXS.
Following the organization of the Air
Brake company came the Union Switch
and Signal company , then the Westinghouse -
house Machine company , then the Phila
delphia Natural Gas company , and about
one year ago the Westiiighouse Electrio
Light company , which latter purchased
the English patents of Goulard & Gibbs.
In all these Mr. Westinghouse is tlio lead
ing and controlling spirit As far as the
number of employes is concerned the
Natural Gas company leads , the num
ber of names on its pay-rolls varying be
tween -100 and 2,000 men , the latter in Um
bummer or nipo-laying hoason.
Pittsburg is undermined by a veritable
network of natural gas pipes , the force
and velocity of the combustible being
not at all diminished by tlio distance
traversed from the wells , ranging from
ten to thirty miles ; yet through Mr.
Wostiugliouso's inventions the danger of
using the gas lias been reduced to a mini
mum , and natural gas explosions not
caused by carelessness are a rarity.
Early in the history of its introduction
those calamities were frequent , resulting
iu loss of life and great loss of property ,
JIlIS. IVKSriNRIlOUSK.
Of Mr. WcstinghoiiFc's other enter
prises , thn Union Switch and Signal
company gives employment to 300 men ,
the machine company to 1W ) , and the
electric company to ! ! 00. Mr. Westing-
liouse lias traveled much. Ho spent iivo
years in Europe 18782introducing
his air-brake , and mingled freely with
kings and capitalists. In'honor of Mis
many inventions he win knighted by the
king of Belgium.
Mr. Westinghouso's homo life is re
markably pleasant. He married Miss
Marguerite Estollo Walker , of Now York
City. They have one child , a boy three
years of age. They reside at Ilomowpod
station , on the Pennsylvania railroadjust
outside of tlio city limits , in an elegant
residence called "Solitude , " truly a mis
nomer , for the hospitality of the host and
hostess is known far and wide. Mrs.
Westinghouso's Friday receptions , which
occur weekly , are attended by the most
select of Pittsburg ami Allegheny City
society ; and her dinner parties are char
acterized by an elegance usually credited
to royalty. On tliiiso occasions a solid
silver elephant , of unknown but certainly
great value , forms _ a center-piece for the
dining table , and is utilized as a recepta
cle for llowers. No matter bow brief the
time for preparations , those dinner par
lies arc most admirably conducted , the
elegance of the appointments being a
source of wonderment to the fortunate
quests.
ItAPIl ) KNTr.HTAlSMF.NT.
It is related in society circles that some
time ago Mrs. Wc tinghoii.so , while on a
visit to Nuw York City , met a wealthy
Englishman and his wife , with whom she
had a previous acquaintance , and Insisted
on their visiting her at her Pittsburg
homo , Although pressed with other en-
gagemcnts previously contracted , they
irhully consonlcd , but were compelled to
limit their sojourn in Pittsburg to one
day. It was a hasty trip to Pittsburg ,
and a hasty return. Mrs. WestinghoUi > u
was equal to tlio task , however , for sue
at once prepared her bill of fare und in
vitations , and telegraphed them to her
ohef and engraver , who promptly ex
ecuted her orders. Consequently , when
the English guests arrived they were as-
tc-uiohua to hud an elaborate banquet al" .
People of fen express surprise at Ute rapid growth of our business and
looJvfor the explanation in some hidden cause. There is none. Simply
careful , -pa icni and determined effort , that all we sell sJiall Itc n'yhtin
Q UAL1TY , right in STYLE and rigJit in PRICE. ThinU ofwliat we
have been saying and thenlook at our Clothing and Fur nisJiing Goods ,
Just now , uhile dealers generally are taUiny & rest , our cstablisJi-
went is besieged wWibuyers from morning unlil night. The reason
of this is people arelctlfitiff advantage of tlte opportunity in. selecting
rom an elegant supply of first class goiida at One-third less than actual
value.
The sacrifice on all Overcoats , Heavy Suits and Heavy Weight ITur
ni&hing G-oods , stiil goes on and will continue notwithstanu'inr/ low
prices ashed. Tointentling Clothing pur chasers we would say co'tnc early"
and getjfti'st choice , for at the rate Clothing 7ta # Iteenlinovmg for the pas
two tveclfs oureissortinent of styles and prices will soon be brotten.
All goods marUed in plain , figures and at strictly one price.
and 14th. sts. , Omaha.
rcadj' prepared , anil a host of Pittsburg's
best sociuty people present to extend n
welcome.
Mrs. WcstinKi'ousc toolc a prominent
part in the recent Homeopathic fair , in
which the Chinese pA-oda formed a
chief attraction , and which was erected
nt n cost of $1,800 , the present of Mrs.
Westing liouse. Airs. Westinglipuso has
a charming face. She loves a drive , nnd
when her handsome equipages appear on.
the streets of Tittabiirg they invariably ex
cite universal admiration. Her favorite
team is a pair of cream-colored horses ,
to so euro which a connoisseur traveled
tfnr and wide , and for which aoyornl
hhonsanu dollars were paid. Ono of the
s orscs shortly died.janu its stuffed frame
till stands in its stall. A suitable suc
cessor was obtained after great expense
and another far-roaciiiiff ) search by the
horseman. NVhilo nttondiiiK to the
sociery duties befitting her station , Mrs.
Westinghouse finds tuuplo time for char
itable work , which. , is conducted in n
most unostentatious manner , without
the slightest show or parade , but which
is gradually finding publicity , only to
enhance the admiration for tins excellent
lady.
HKMATSKAULE KINDNESS.
Ono of the most remarkable instances
of her kindness oceurrett jn London , En
gland. There Mrs. Westinghouse _ heard
of a young Pittsburgor who was ill in a
suburb , and among strangers , and with
out suitable medical attendance. She
hud never mot the young man , but the
fact of his residence in Pittsburg was
enough to excite her pity , and she de
cided to have him brought up lo Lon
don. where he could receive proper at
tention. To do this she had a railroad
built connecting the young mail's tempo
rary residence with the nearest con
structed road , and in a special car he
was removed with the utmost tenderness.
This young man was n member of an old
and wealthy Pittsburg family , and was
on a tour at the time no was overtaken
: > y illness. He has since died , but in the
hearts of his family there wijl over livu
the most lender uftactiou for his benefac-
.ress.
Her servants adore her , and thn high
wages they receive hud created great dis
satisfaction among the Jess favored
Denials of other families in the vicinity.
In limo of distress , Mrs. Westinghouse's
servants received ready relief from hor.
There was an illustration of this not
eng ago , upon the death of a coachman ,
.ho bill for whoso medical attendance-
mil funeral was defrayed by Mrs.Vest -
nghouse. Not content with this she
ir.ulo provision for the maintenance of
, hp coachman's family. '
STItllCINO COSTl'MKS.
Mrs. Westinghousa was at the Hotel
Ivaatcrskill in tlio Catslcills , lust summer ,
mil while there it was related of her by a
L'niladolphia society critic , that her dia-
nonds far surpassed those possessed by
Philadelphia ladies of great wealth. Her
costumes , which exoito the admiration
mil curiosity of society ladies , are de
signed by herself. During tlio Jlonieo-
mthio fair before menlioned , she up-
) oarcd in dill'uroiit coslumes each ovon-
nsr. One most admired was of red vel
vet , with a Queen Klixabulh collar , edged
with pearl ornaments.
At n garden party given by Mrs.
Charles , J. Clarice hist summer , she up-
loured in white velvet , and white ( Jains-
joronirh hat adorned with long and
swooping ostrich
flood's Sarsapar/7/a
Combines , In a manner peculiar to Itself , the
best blood-purifying aml'stfcnsthcnlng reme
dies of the vegetable ) liimjn'pni. You will flail
this wonderful remedy ct ( ctlvo where other
medicines 1m o failed. U'fY It now , U will
imrlfy your blood , rcpfa-lto tlio digestion ,
ami glvo new life and \ li.m'to the entire body.
"Hood's Snrsaparllla did mo treat Rood.
I was tiled out from ov nvork , and It toned
mo up. " Jlits. 0. 12. SIMMONS , Cohoos , N. V.
"I suffered three ycartf from Wood poison.
I took Hood's Sarsaparin and think I am
cured. " JIus. M. J. DAVIS , Brockport , N. Y ,
Purifies tlie Blood
9 " * "
Hood's Sirsaparllla Is eliuraetcrlzcd by
three peculiarities : 1st , tlia comltuatlon of
remedial agents ; 2d , the proportion ; Sd , the
process ol securing the tctho medicinal
qualities. Tbo result Is a medicine of unusual
strength , effecting cures liltliorto unlnonn.
Send lor book coutaluloe additional evidence.
"Hood's Sarsanarllla tones up my system ,
purifies my blood , sharpen * my aniietlt" . and
wems to make ma over. " J , I1. Tuoui-soy ,
Deeds , Jxm ell , Mass.
"Hood's Barsaparlll.i beats all others , and
Is worth Us weight In eold.1' I. lUuuixuiux ,
130 Jiouk Straut , New 1'oik City.
Hood's -Sarsaparilla
Bold by all druggists. { 1 ; six fur $5. Made
only by U I. HOOD & CO. , Lowell , MUM.
fOQ DpsQ * jOne. Dollar *
Display at their warerooms , 13O5 and 13O7 Farnam Street ,
the largest assortment of Pianos and Organs to be found at
any establishment west of Chicago. The stock embraces the
highest class and medium grades , including
STEINWAY ,
FISCHER ,
LYON&HEALY
BURDETT ,
STANDARD ,
LYON&HEALY
Prices , quality and durability considered , are placed at the
lowest living rates for cash or time payments , while the long
established reputation of the house , coupled wtth their most
liberal Interpretation of the guarantee on their goods , affords
the purchaser an absolute safeguard against loss by possible
defects in materials and workmanship.
LYON & HEALY ,
I30S 1307 FARNAM STREET *
Lawrence Ostrom & Co.
FAMOUS "BELLE OF BOORBON. "
Is Death to Consumption ,
Ifalavia , Sleeplessness ,
Chills anil Foyers Or Insomnia , ami
Typhoid Feyor. DigsiiiiiilnUou ,
Indigestion , 01 Food ,
Dyspepsia. Ten Years Old ,
Surgical Fevers NoTusolOil ,
Blood Poisoning Absolutely Pure
The GREAT APPETIZER
, ,2ls ! ' > " ' Wl'/that I h vo omnlnml Hip UEU,13 OP llimui ) V WIIIS.'CV. rom.vol . from I < Mr
1IKNCK01TUITM ATo.ttTl foiinl lliosums to b , porCM'tr ' frae ini\ dual Oil ut nil ot'.nr ' ildlour
out sutiainnces anil utrlctly pure , I clieorfull rosoni-iixa I tha jimn for Ki nllrH't I MiUcUml nir ; nm
, . ' ' ' ' ' ' * ' "U *
Forpnlobrnmreliti WlnoMorohanHnn.i ilVna'jri pvorrwln ' .
' "vc , hHlfiln/on liuitl-ii , nriiiMi lull.lii plain
Cnnitil * , on raoolpt ot ! K ilollnri.
LAWRENCE OSTROM & Go. Louisville , Ky \
Wholesale ancl Distributing Agents ,
JHCirAJinSOX J > JtUG CO.aml }
HILKY ,0 Dlhr.OX , n'ltole. ! ilfi Liquor Denier. ' ! , f Oinnlui.
FaminenHunUrilliit ( SLADS'lONK ItUOS. 06'O. , Ouniliit.
JT. T. CLAltK DJtUO CO. ,
RELIABLE JEWELER ,
Watches , Diamonds , Fine Jewelry , Silverware
The largest stock , iVices the lowest. Itopairiujjspoci.ilt ) ' . All work w.iiT.wt-
d. Corner Douglas and inth street * , Omulri
IJcnnseU Walohmaker for the Union I'aoilio Ha IroadconiDaiiy. v . .
I.
The C. E , Mayne Eeal Estdte and Trust Co b.
N. W. COB. 16th AKD JIAnNKY , OMAHA.
Property of every description for aalo in all parts of the city. Lauds for sale in i
every county in Nebraska. ' j
A COMPLETE SET OF ABSTRACTS j
O/Titles ofDouglas county kept. M..IIS of the city state or countr , 'or aujr otbuc I
biformttUou dejirea , furnished free olchurca upon'application , . |
Bnetlixl Ordinance No. 033.
A N Ordinance lovyins nspoclnl tut nm. .
mont on coitnln lots ami ronl ojitnto in the
. city of Oinntui , to cover tlio eo t of cut bin ?
Clth alt-cot trom Ctihilnir street to Scwm-il
otrcct.
Wiir.itKist HhnvhifrlponnniMioln r lici-oli/
niljuileetl , ( lotcrinliicil iiml tistnbllshoil that the
ftovurnl lots nml pieces nf ronl tislnlo hurolimftor
iofom > il to linvu I'flcli boon specially lipiu < fltto > l
to the full nnionnt heioln lovlutl ftml n i * pil
npnlnst cnt'h of suiil lot j nml tilocoi of ronl c tnto
respectively , by rpii.oon of ( ho ciirbhu of tlmt
pint of 24tu street Ci-om Cumliirf strcot to Sew
mil street.
TiiERr.tontforthcpurpo30of : paying thocoU
ot such cilrblnut
lie HOnliilnod by the cltv council of tlio city of
Oiniihii.
Section 1. Thnt HIP co t of curbing that jmrt
ot : . ' 4tli street , la the ully of Oinnlin , fmm
Ctitnliistreetto ) Pewiiftl streetnltlco t lipliitf
the sum of $ .1,410 M , bo ami the snino 1-t hertiby
lovieil nntl nsM's etllii proptntioii It ) the fort
Iront nliiiiir i ltl Iniprtivomi'iit , nml nccimlliurto
jpeclitl bctiellts by riinsnu of snlil Improf cineiit ,
\ipou tlio following tlofcrllietl lots alitl reil :
estiilp , n * shown by the Rciioinlly lectntnl/oil
mnp of the cltv or Oinnlin , iswi , llllio rrnphetl
nntl pnbllMieil by 0. K. Muynm snlil pott boln ?
wi luMtxl on snlil lots nml ro.il ojtuto , ropeo *
lively , ns follows , to-wlt :
OM VII * I5ITV ,
N'nmo Lot or
of Duller. Description.
.Tnopli Dolierlyv'i . . . s
NplsOlirlitlnnoiio ! i a
TluitnnsCiiiTV ,1
Miiryl' llruilorlck , w M . . . 4
l.iirinonl' rmjn.oM . . . . 1
JN Kulin nml Noimnli A
ICilhtt , mo r ,
Mury O'dtiimiui , s.TO. . . . . . . 7
J.1 Mol.nln 8
ClmnccyW Hectl 0
" 10
TC Ilrnr.ner 1
Kllen Atiilorton "
TC llruiinor : i
" 4
" r.
Kllato .1 11 > V II11 Folsoin. . n
J W Onnnett , w 4 0
.lolin I lletllclc.o > i p
.1 W CnnniMt , K Ill
John I lluillck , o ' , , ' HI
AltMSTIIONtl'S AlllllTIOM. '
Oco Annstronir. 1
Itlrnm N antes 4
Oco Armstrong 6
' ' ' "
Thomof McShiuiL , s'JJ ! . . . . 7
' ' '
.1 M Lewis & O M r.ioh'e'l'lJoiir U
Honrlvltii M McCflKtio 10
Ilicliiinll Mnltloo 11
tlvrnii nml LtnvUS llecil. . . 1-
OlljMif Onmliii ll !
Albeit 11 Slimier , oiu : 14
< ! IH > llllV'H : AIIIII11OS.
Frnnch Phnlps 1
A .1 Qvlstrinl )
Itobort Illitlr , w 2 II
Cnthuiiiie Jl 1'iiray , wS. . . . la
I'DIIIUH'S AMI TIO.V.
S ; w
iii
SIIINN'S AliDlTIO.V.
Jolin II Kury . , . l 6S (
Cll kullojfjr iV A Itiuikln
ct ni . s r 3 o"i
Hlclmnl Hndtlcr , o 12 . T KM
UllonU AnK-oll , o ! 2 . 10 K fit
' ' '
Iliecutorsof I ! Illliirlbii'r't' .
c . u 40 11
n\ccutu ol I ! II llurlhiiit.
. 12 40 18
l-.llon O A ntfoll , w vi 12 17 b7
Siiruh lliown 1
Knriib O Illnir . 2 7 6S llTi
Albeit Mininto 1 ? . 3 7 003
lluiiy J. & Martini Unitn-
folt.o 12 . 10 7 n frt
WinSHI.ilr.nS.VJ . . 11 7 J.lJ3
K I , & M II Stone , n 2.Vn fil 1 1 7 Et S3
Win 8 Illair , i12'i . 11 7 11 fil
n 12J4 . 12 7 11 tit
Lolirlitoii Wvnn. HS.VJ but. 12 7 "II 22
G V. Hriimici , s U-'i'/i ' . 12 7 iii iJ !
I.eiivitt Hiinihnin . 1 12 5h Co
OrhitidoS Wooil . U 12 IB 05
Froi TShlm-ock.o 12 . ! 1 12 ( i ( is
A It French , o 12 . 10 12 6 ( M
MitiNTntt . 11 12 Win
A.1 lluml.1 . . 12 12 US or ,
Inno A llitobo . 1 1:1 : , - , 77
II T U > iivltt . 2 ii ; G , " . 77
Isabel 1) Kennedy , > 12 . . . . I ) 111 7011
John A Ilorli.u'h. w lit' of so mncli of tnx
lotllH , srel5. us 1 1 out on t'lthst . CSO 01
Albert 11 Ssnilor.n 4So 1C ! tu.vlotS.Heo 10. W 22
Peclliin : ; . That snld snoelal taxes lovleil nloro-
mild , on suld lots leijieetlvuly , slum Docomu do-
llrquent us follows : ono-tciiti ! of thu tonil
uiiioiintHOlovlcd on eiicb of snltl lots hliali UL-
comoUulIiiqiioiitin lltty ( lays Iromtho im .ivo
ami iippiov.il . o ! ' Hilt oiilliiiini-u , onu-luntli In ono
loar.ono-leiitli In t o ) wir , onu-lonth in three
) .oiio-tonrk in four yoiuH.onn-tunlli in flvo
jcixr.- ! , < ) iio-t < 'iiili in ilv yoiii-s , one-teiitli in foi-on
} i < HrK , onc-lciitli In Plirlit years nml onL'-tonth In
n I n oj ears n 1 1 or wil < l lr > - > Miiul belnjf fiom llm
pa- . > .m-naiiil iipproval of thn niillmmco. H-icli
o ! KIM lii iillnHjiils , eve i'pi HID Hist , shnll draw
inlero'st ut tlio mto ol MIWII pprceiit. ( turun-
iiiini from tlintJiiiuof thn levy iilnrusnltl , until
the SMIIIO bliali iKM'oiui' ( IcHiKnionU A ponnlty
of ti\0iur | cunt. , tojother w tb interest at thn
rnto ol DUO per ci lit. per month , pnyablo in HC-
viinco , hliull bo jialil on oiiuli ilullniiuuut install-
lIHMlt.
Si'utlon 3. That Iho cntiro amount of tax so
levied nml asos > od on any of snld lots miiy bo
puid by the owner ot any lot , orthoontliuomial
pro ratii propoi lion ol mild tuv on ony of Haiti lots
miiy bo pnlil by liny jinrfon < iu miy part ot H'lid
lol > within fllty da } ' . < li-om said levy , und thuro-
upon f > uuh lots or iMrlnol' lots , t > lmll be cxoiiiiil
from liny lien or c-liiiro ( lliorelor.
Section 4. Thnt thlhonliiiiincoK'inll tnkoollect
nml bo In lorcu from mid nf tor its iin-ssuifo.
I'nsieil.liinunry Iftb , 1887.
Wn. P. Hr.ciiiu. . 1'rosldont City Council.
J. 11. SoilTHAHl ) , Cit\r Clurk.
Aiiprovoci January 20th , 18H7.
W.M. v. Ui.cini. : . Actliir Mayor. I
Thooo tuxes nro non-duo nntl puyublo to Iho
city trpiisurur , nnd will become Uuhnquoitt m
Bhowii in Section ' . ' .
JUilSt THI-HA.V llunc. CHv Treasurer.
Special Ordinance Ho. O34.
AN Ordinance lovyintriVHpi'enil tnv nnd nsse- -
mont on cuitaln IDLS ami icil otiuto In tlir
city ol Omaha , lo tovur tlio ono-lmll cost of
( frucllnk'24lh htrnel Irom dt. Mnry'a iivonuo to
l.ciivenwoitbsliout
WIIUKKAS : UhaviiiK'lieen , and boinfr hereby
ntlJiKlcoil.tletoniiiiiedand ustalillshotl tlmt tlio
uvurnl IOIM nu < l pli os ot real mtato herclnnl'tor
cfen-i-il lobavn ( nieli been spremlly buneiUto. !
o thu lull amoiiot beruin levied anil in-"OMod
itrahiMoach of Mild lots nml plocosot roulnMiito
uspcutl\cly , bj roiison ol Um ( fradin of tlint
mrt of 4ili htrcut Irom St. Mary's nveuiio lo
Aiiivoiiwortli Bticct , done unilor contract with
. Itynii It t o.
TIIKIIKI OHD , for the purpose of iinyim ; the
ono-hiilf cost ol sin b ( *
Do it orihilncd by the City Council ol the City of
Omaha :
Section 1. That the ono-half oost of jjrailinq ;
hat purl of 21th street , in tlio oltyof Omahii ,
rein St. Mary'Mivr. to l.'inoinvoi Hi sticut , snld
inn-hall' o ) Mild cost bcliiur tint hum ot J.WO.UI ,
iidl jrrailinjr bolnir tloiioiimlorconiniel with . I.
lyaiiiV Co. , bound IIiOMiinolsliuiuby levied ami
is > oSM > tl , accordliiK lo hjioelal bonellls by ruiisnn
ofnalil'nilliir ( , ujioit lb iolloninjr lots ami roul
wtato , MS Hliown by the t'Diierilly tiicoKiil/ctt
nap ol the city of Omaha , ISS/I , lltho iaphinl
mil published by O. K. Mnyiif ; ' alii cost belnc mi
ovlcd on Mild loin and ronl osliito , lu puutlvulv.
is folUmu , to-wii :
.11)11 ) SSOX'S AlllllTIOK ,
Nmno Lot or Ain't of
ot Owner. Ho rlptlon. llloult , 'I'ux.
Icyur Ilellmnn , eii2 : . 1 , . H5 ! J7
nlinJ Hll'-ilinciu ; . 12 . . 74117
V.I Comic ! ! , w lajlax lot 7 , si-oiS . 1'JJ ' ill
Soeiion2. Til nt the Hiticml IIIMIS and naso-ii-
iiuntB luvlcd ami IIHMMM'II a < aiiro ! iili ! nlmll bo
mi linmuillatoly upon the p miitfc ami approval
) l ihltiorillniiiKH. ' , nml hi. all buoomoilollininonllf
nit p. ilil willini lllt > Uiiyi thcniii > lcr : nnJ therein -
| in , n ] .riiult . > ol inn pur cunt shall bo .iililnl ,
OKCthei with interest at tlio lutoof ono per emit
month , p.l ) ublo in ailvain-u tiom the tliao siuj .
lures become HO iliillnijuoiit .
Suction ) , Thnt HUH onlinuncp flinll trtlco ct-
cci ami bo in loico fiom anil alicr ll ii.n-niro.
J'as.-eilJainnuy Ihlh , lH7. .
WAI. K. llM.'iil ! ! . , I'ru-'iiloiit Oily Council.
J. II. S < MI-HI Mill , CilClink. .
Appami'1 Janunr.v 2 In , IS- * , .
M. I' . HM nut. , Aolini ; Mayor.
ThCFPtn\osue : now du ami ptiyablu to tim
rlly tiea.suror , nnd will bccnmo iliilliiQiient on
Mmvli nib. IKS7 , allur wlildi datonpomilty an l
lnt < ! iol l will bu < 'hnr' ' < e < laihhowniii KeL'tlon2 ,
J ( il5i THUMAN llfCK City Tunsiirur.
\VM. A. 1M.VTON ,
Subscribed nnrf Cunntntc-o Ca/iHal / , $300,000
308 SOU- 16THSTHKET , OMAHA , HEB ,
_
LOANS MADE ON KKAL EOTAT13.
School , County nnd Jrlunicijml Bonds
Nogotiatod.
KOIIT. I , GAHI.K'HS. | > iriitnrr. ,
I' . II. JiiUNSONVl'jcusitMT.
. , , liliir.rroii.s :
< . A.I'AXIIIN , W ( i JUn. ,
. \vr.i4i4iiF ' '
, Ht-Mn ) i i AIIKC ,
HO CI. L O.VIIMUI.S , } ' II. . .IllN 11. ,
. It. JlJl ! > u.N , J. , \ lA\ANiull ! , Att'y
'onr N'eivovcU Tor i . "
4 - NEW NOVELS
All < -oiU | > Jcto III thu MAl'.L'U NI.MliHIt . < > ,
Tamily library Monthly.
Only 15 Cents. Or uli iioKsilt-ulure.oi
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