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Washington Pastors Will Not Officiate at
the Marriage of Divorced Persons ,
, Army Nnws Court Martinis Ne
braska and Iowa Pensions
Presidential Appointments
National Notes.
Discouraging Divorce Suits.
WASIIINOTON , May 18. ( Special telc-
Crain to the Bur . ] Quito a commotion hns
boon caused by the expressed determination
ot the Pastor's alliance of the Uhtrict of Co
lumbia , to refuse to marry divorced persons ,
except where divorce was obtained on ac
count of adultery as outlined In a UF.K
special lastnlpht. All principal ministers In
Washington belong to the Pastor's alliance
and enthusiastically endorse the resolution
For many years churchmen have been
working to make moro Htrlngent laws ot
marriage and divorce and also to cet con
gress to enact a general law that will bo the
name In all the states. The formal pas sage
of this resolution to secure the co-operation
of a great number ot pastors of dilferent
churches la one stop toward the accomplish
ment of the reform.
Dr. Ulesya wall known minister hero
nays he thinks that If , when a minister re
fuses to marry persona , for reasons that one
of them hns a husband or a wife living , ho
can toll them that other pastors In the city
will not perform the ceremony either. It
will make people think twice before entering
loosely Into marriage and divorce. Ho thinks
that If people were made to understand that
If they were dlvmceil , for any but one se
rious cause , they could not bo married
gain to any ono else , they would
try mid make up their quarrels and try and
eo If they con id not bee In over again and
live hnppily together. While this resolution
Is not oDlliratorv ho expects good moral re
sults from It. The alarming number or di
vorces that are granted each year , Dr. ( lelsy
says , make It necessary that there should bo
something done to correct the evil.
Hov. John I' . Newman , best known minis
ter In NVnshlngton.sald to-day : "I think the
primitive causes that develop the resolution
adopted , crow out of a certain party who ap
peared before ono of our city pastors and de
sired to bo remarried. At all events the case
covered the question of divorce for Justifi
able reasons. I recognize the justifiable
right of separation for other causes than
ndultcry , but 1 do not recognize the right of
remarriage except In cases of divorce for that
one cause. "
The National Drill.
WASHINUTO.V , May 18. [ Special Teleram
to the BEE. A prettier plat of ground was
never seen than that where the national
drill will bo held next week. The whlto lot ,
which Is located Immediately south of the
white house , has been enclosed by a high
plank fence , and around half of It a capa
cious amphitheater Is erected. This Is where
the drill will take place. A third of a mile
farther south and around the Washington
monument la camp Washington. This looks
like the site of a new frontier town , being
half covered by partly finished board houses.
Hero troops will be camped. Quartermasters'
and other officers' quarters are nearly com
pleted. The lawn Is as tine as can be , nd
the weather Is charming. There Is a lake ,
the Potomac river , and fountains and flowers
at hand , and every convemenco for comfort
and plensuie has been provided.
This afternoon a detail of the rccular sol
diers from the arsenal , old veterans of camp
and Held , put In an appearance. Each was
8lvcn a gang of men and they superintended
10 woik of pitching touts. To-morrow
many of the tents will uo spread. The first
to bo pitched will be those of companies first
; < expected to arrive. The Muscatlne Rifles of
p Iowa will ootni ) In Friday ovoninx. The
Louisiana Itllles , Vicksburg Southrons , and
probably North Carolina and Texas compa
nies will arrive Saturday. By Sunday nlttht
it Is expected that a majority of the organi
zations will bom camp , though the camp will
not bo formally opened Monday. Many of
these organizations will bring a thorough
equipment and do their own cooking. The
National RIHes.ot this clty.expoct to do their
own cooking In camp. Thare will bo dally
public receptions at the white house next
week , to afford visitors every opportunity of
seeing the president. Mrs. Cleveland In
tends receiving as many who wish to see her
in her private parlor as Is convenient.
Military Matters.
WASHINGTON , May 18. ( Special Tele
gram to the Bii : . ] Captain Francis Moore ,
of the cavalry , has been granted two weeks'
leave of absence from the Fort Leavouworth
army school.
Captain Joseph U. Hurst , Twelfth Infantry ,
has been granted fifteen days' leave from
May 23. Ho Is stationed at Fort Niagara.
Private John Stanley , company I , Fifteenth
Infantry , has been granted two mouths' fur
lough , from May US , from Fort Keogh , Mon
-X First Lieutenant Robert f. Bates , Eigh
Xrf teenth Infantry , aldc-de-eamp to Brigadier
rf General Ruger , has been appointed recorder
of the retiring board at Fort Snelhng , Min
Captain William Y. Rlcharda , Sixteenth
Infantry , who is In chance of the construction
ot post buildings at San Antonio , has been
ordered to Fort llaiiccck and return on
special business.
First Lieutenant Lotus Miles , second ar
tillery , has been appointed regimental quar
termaster , to succeed First Lieutenant Sobrco
Smith , and Is ordered from Jackson barracks
( Now Orleans ) to ban Augustine , Florida , to
report for duty.
General court martial convened to-day as
follows : At Fort Monroe , with Major A. C.
M. Vennlngton , Fourth artlllorv , as president
and First Lieutenant K. K. Gayle , Second
artillery , Jndice tulvocate. At Fort Brown ,
Texas , Captain Emerson U. Llscuin , .Nine
teenth lutantry , president and Lieutenant S.
L. U. Slocuui , Elidith cavalry judco advocate.
Nebraska and Iowa Pensions.
WASHINGTON , May 18. [ Special Telegram
to the Buu.l Pensions were Issued for
Nebraskans to-day as follows : Nowland
Nash , Bower ; John W. Hudson , Brown-
villo ; Samuel ( i. D\vlre \ , Hebron ; Sylvanus
Oldlield , Uubbell ; William F. llauchctt , Pal
Pensions for lowans : Uebocca , widow of
John A. Shay , Atlantic ; Uubecca , mother of
John Fleming , Washington ; Annie E. ,
widow of James B. Forest , County Line ;
Floience , father of William 11. Sarlit , Erne-
line ; Rebecca , mother ot James A. Basoy.
Lancaster ; minor * of Jeremiah J. Hanks , of
Russell and Osceola ; David Manderson ,
Ottervlllo ; Thomas J. Pollard , Kuokuk ; Wil
v liam U. ( iolilen , Manchester ; Albert 1) .
Coleman , Ceil r a ; David Throne. Uttumwa ;
T Joseph Hastings , Atlantic ; Jaied M. Hlnck-
$ ley , Miuuiokeia ; Allen 1'ettlt. Livingston ;
John W. Oxonrolder , Norwood : Jacob Babcock -
r < cock , Maquoketa : Jonathan L. Ilolman Cin
rr cinnati : Milton llernliy , Wilton Juuctl n ;
Henry C. Hough , Moulton ,
Now Point * of tlio Intcr-Stnto Imw.
WASHINGTON , May IS. Chairman Cooley ,
ot the Interstate commerce commission , In a
letter to J , A. Aanley , traffic manager of the
Minnesota & Northwestern railway , who had
askea suspension of the long and short haul
elanso. In application to certain points on
bis line , presents now and Important points
as to the duties and powers of the commis
sion under the law , as follows : "It Is obvious
that cases the law contemplates , In which tin
commission Is authorized to make orders for
suspension are exceptional cases. It does not
state the grounds that shall warrant such ru-
lief , but U plainly Intends these grounds In
very case shall be special , particularly thai
where only general reasons operate , tlu
general law shall to loft to Its ordinary course- ,
however serious may bo the consequence :
In particular cases and to particular road !
and Interests. It is also made plain by the
ct that any order for suspension was In
tended to be based upon Investigation , whlcl
should satisfy the commission that the cas <
was In fact exceptional ; fairly within the In
tent the provision U made for relief. Tlu
lurlidlcUou of the commission to make or
lers Is evidently meant to be somewhat
closely restricted , It rouit bo assumed that
congress intended the general law , in Its
mam features at least , to boa permanent law
lor the country. It must , therefore , have
contemplated considerable sacrifices would
have to be submitted to by some parties and
some Interests \\hlle the general law was
being established , For very obvi
ous reasons It would bo quite
Impossible to Introduce considerable
changes In this branch of the law which concerns -
corns so Intimately the commerce country ,
without serious consequences to some pri
vate Interests. If the law , In Its general
operation , were to prove generally and
equally mischievous In all directions , the
commission , Instead of having greater power
for that reason would , on the other hand ,
have no power of suspension whatever , for
the simple and plain reason that there would
then be no exceptional cases for It to act
upontherefore no cases referred by act to Its
judgment. The commission must consider in
ach case what effect giving relief to one ap
plicant will have upon other Interests
and your knowledge of railroad matters
must enable you to perceive that In some sec
tions of the country granting OHO application
may no effect the Interests of other roads as
to create the ncceselty for a like relief to
several more. The satisfaction ot one claim
beguts others equally meritorious , until. If
olfaro satisfied , exception becomes the rule.
But when such result Is probable , reasons for
declining to make any temporary order very
conclusive , the commission cannot consent
deliberately to enter upon the highway where ,
to all appearance , there be no haulm ;
place within the limits of Us lawful
jurisdiction. If a general suspension of the
* 'Iong and short haul clause" of the statute Is
not to be made by single comprehensive
order , neither should the same result bo
reached or approached by grantlne successive
orders In Individual coses , In those views
the whole commission concurs.
Very respectfully yours ,
T. M. COOLEV , Chairman.
Mrs. Cleveland.
WASHINGTON , May 18. ( Special Tele
gram to the BKK.J Mrs. Cleveland went
out after breakfast this morning for a long
drive , which was extended to Oakvlow.
Just at present the surroundings of the white
house are very pretty , the foliage- being per
fect and the grounds gay with the brightest
blossoms. Mrs. Cleveland sees few visitors
those davs , as durlns the middle of the day
nho devotes herself to household duties , readIng -
Ing , etc.
Postal Changes.
WASHINGTON. May 18. [ Special Telegram
to the BEK.J Henry Jasen was to-day ap
pointed postmaster at Hanover , Gage county ,
Neb. , vice Theodore Saylor , resigned. Also
thu following in Iowa : Adolf Xumhof , OneIda -
Ida , Delaware county , vlco John T. Mullcr ,
declined ; James Holt , Sherman , Poweshlek
county , vine John C. Burkes , loft tbo place ;
Hnlem Morse , Volga , Clayton county , vice E.
W. Griffiths , removed.
The postofflces at Buck Creek , Bromer
county , and Klngsbury , Gruncly county , la. ,
were discontinued to-day.
Major Pooro's Condition.
WASHINGTON , May 18. The condition ot
Ben I'erley Pooro was but little changed at
10 o'clock to-night. Two consultations
were held this afternoon. After the second
one Dr. Baxter said : "Compared with last
night he Is slightly Improved , but his condi
tion Is still very critical. "
Appointed Htorn Roopcr.
WASHINGTON , MaylS. ISpeclal Telegram
to the BEK.I The secretary of the treasury
to-day appointed Daniel C. Brown , of Hast
ings , a storekeeper for the Nebraska inter
nal revenue district.
Consul at Paris.
WASHINGTON , May 18. The president to
day appointed Major J. L. Uathbono of Cali
fornia , consul general of the United States
at Paris.
Appointed neoolver of Public Money.
WASHINGTON , Mayl 8. The president
to-day appointed Charles C. Maglnnls , of
Minnesota , receiver ot public moneys at
Duluth , Minn.
Grave Gleanings.
WASHINGTON. May 18. Mrs. Gibson , wife
ot United States Senator Gibson , of Louis
iana , died last evening.
Convention of Iowa Physicians.
Sioux CITY , la. , May 18. [ Special Tele
gram to the BEE. ] The thirty-fifth annual
convention of the Iowa State Medical asso
ciation convened here to-day , a large delega
tlon of leading physicians from all parts ot
the state being present. Dr. McClure , ot
Mount Pleasant , president of the state asso
ciation , occupied the chair. Mayor Clelland
made the address ot welcome on behalf of
the city , being followed by Dr. J. Perrln
Johnson , president of the local association.
President McClure responded on behalf ot
the visitors. Following the addresses the
regular older ot business was taken up. The
minutes of the convention for 18b6 were read
and approved. Dr. Farnsworth was selected
as delegate to the British medical convention
which meets In Dublin next September. The
president delivered his annual address dur
ing the afternoon session , when the regular
programme of reports and papers was taken
up. The convention Is a very distinguished
looking one and will remain In session sev
eral days.
Betrayed and Forsaken.
Sioux CITY , la. , May 18. [ Special Tele
gram to the BEE. ] Last night a Mrs. llol-
man , of Wakefield , Neb. , arrived In the city
In search of a seventeen-year-old daughter
who had loft home mysteriously recently.
The police succeeded In finding the girl dur-
Ini ; the night In one of the lowest bagnios of
the city. When confronted by her mother
the girl broke down completely and begged
for forgiveness. She told her story , impli
cating a certain Omaha traveling man. The
seducer Induced her to leave her home. They
came hero , occupied a room for awhile at a
leading hotel , whore they passed as man and
wife. She was finally forsaken and then
sought the house ot Ill-fame. Mother and
daughter left for home to-day.
A Victory For the Commission.
DES MOINES , la. , May 18. [ Special Tele
gram to the BEE. ] The board of railway
commissionerswore , notified to-day by the
oDlcials of the Chicago Burlington & Qulncy
railroad that they had reduced their rate for
hauling coal to Glunwood to accord with the
recent recommendation ot. tbo commission.
This U the first victory for the commission
under the long and short haul clause. The
rate Is reduced from 81.80 per ton to 81.45.
Prohibition in Iowa.
DES MOINKS , May 18. The big distillery
was served with notice to-day that under the
ruling of the supreme court It must close up.
About 37,500 gallons of beer In the vats were
sei/.ott at Mattes' brewery yesterday after
noon , which will bo destroyed , by advice of
the attorney general , who decides that all
contents of the brewery are liable to seizure ,
whether bearing the government st. < uips or
not. | _
Long Pine's Mllltla Company.
LONO I'lne , Nob. , May 18. [ Special Tele-
gratm to the BEE , | A few days ago Governor
ernor Thayer 'located ono of the new mili
tary companies at Long Pine and appointed
George W. Martin the enlisting officer. Last
nUlit the enlisting and election ot officers
occurred. There were forty privates en
rolled and Frank Whlttemoie was elected
captain : J. B. McArthur , first lieutenant :
W. J. Courtrlght , second : Charles Ingalls ,
orderly sergeant ; W. L. Whlttemoro , quar
termaster. Every one Interested Is going to
do nil In their power to make It one of the
best companies In Nebraska.
Drowned in A Wash Tub.
COI.UMUUS , Neb , , May 18. [ Special Tele
gram to the BEK. ] Clyde , the two-year-old
son of Don Benson was playing at a neigh
bors to-day when he fell into a tub of rain
water ana WAS drowned. The little tellow
had luft his mother but a tow minutes and
\nuidereil to the place where liu met his
duuth. When found life was extinct
Short on Whoat.
CHICAGO , May 14 G. Summer Evering-
hain < ! tCo. , gave notice to close out their trade
to-day. It Is presumed they were caught
short on wheat. Everlngham was partner
of McGeogh , Ererlngham & Co. , the firm
which was headed by Peter McGeogh , and
which failed so disastrously when the huge
McGeozh lard corner collapsed.
John S. Carpenter , another board ot trade
mm , was also In troublex'tals morning ,
Neither ot thi failures u fora largo amount ,
Freight Auditor Davis Said to be on Yico
President Potter's ' ' 'List , "
A Draco of llurmwaya The Elks *
Social Minnie Macldcrn The
Painters' Troubles The
Omalias Vfla.
Another Union Pnclflc Change.
It la currently reported In railroad cir
cles that the scries of changes which have
boon nud nro being made among the
Union Pacific officials will include the
head of the freight auditing douartmont.
A railway official , in a position to know
whereof ho speaks , states that it has al
ready gone out that Mr. Potter has de
cided to reorganize the freight auditing
department and that the first stop toward
the innovation will bo the retirement of
the present auditor , David Davis. The
Be of the proposed change , it Is as-
ortcd , is Mr. Potter's objections to the
lystom under which the affairs of Mr.
Javls' department are managed. When
ho present auditor came hero 'two years
go ho brought with him the sya-
om now in mo in the Union Pacific
rolpht dopartmontwhlch ho had used on
ho Grand Trunk railway , by which ho
was employed before ho came to Omaha.
The system , It is asserted , is u very com-
nlox one , and in Its operation requires a
'arger number of clerks and sub officers
han the system which was in vogue In
ho Union Pacific department prior to
ils connection with the department.
The system under which the affairs of
this department wore managed by Mr.
Davis' predecessor , Mr. J. G. Tavlor ,
was n very simple and satisfactory 'one ,
and similar to that which was in use by
the Burlington system under Mr. Potter's
management , it is stated that Mr.Potter
"las made an examination of the afl'uirs
n the freight auditing department , and
lias decided to reinstate the old system.
By this , It is claimed , ho can carry
out his policy of reducing tlio working
forces in the various departments to the
number actually required to perform the
ork. It is stated that by the Introduc
tion of the freight auditing system used
by the Burlington , and formerly used by
the Union Pacific , the force in the freight
auditing department can bo reduced by
at least fifty men. This is in the line of
Mr. Potter's policy , as shown by his re
duction of the superfluous forces in the
general suporindendent's department.
With the abandonment of the system
which has been tound unsatisfactory , the
removal of the father of the sy-stera Is n
practically necessary accompaniment.
With the reinstatement of the old system
't is also rumored that the freight and-
.tor , J. G. Taylor will bo called to his
old position. This rumor gains credence
rorn the fact that Mr. Taylor , who is
now connected with some Minnesota
road , is in the city , and has been in closu
connection several times with Mr. Potter.
1 ho change is promised to take effect
about the first of Juno.
General Crook's Itosldenco Fired
Durlnc a Social Ilccaptlon.
A brilliant reception that was in
progress at General Crook's residence , at
ho corner of Seventeenth and Davenport
jtreots last night , was rudely broken up
ihortly bcforo midnight by a lire which
was discovered in the attic of the bulki
ng. The first intimation that the merry
makers had of the fire was the bursting
of a volume of smoke from the upper
portion of the residence. A hasty ex
amination revealed a blaze in progress
n the attic. A bucket brigade , com
posed of gentlemen in full evening dress ,
was formed , but soon found that the
llames were getting beyond their con
trol and an alarm of lire was sent in.
The department responded promptly
and soon had the flames ex
tinguished. The damage was principally
in the ofl'ect .of the smoke and water on
the furnishings of the residence and can
not be accurately estimated. It will
probably reach $1000. The origin of the
lire is a matter ot mystorv. There was
no fire used in any part of the building ,
except the kitchen , after 0 o'clock. A
theory that the fire was the work of an
incendiary and was n part of a plan for
the robbery , by pickpockots.of the house
and the guests , is generally believed. A
few minutes before the lire was discov
ered a big burly tramp was found in the
hallway trying to slip from the building.
Ho refused to give an account of himself
and resisted attempts made to detain
him. He was arrested by Oflicer John
Brady ana jailed. Ho gave his name as
John Kiloy but refused to explain his
presence in the house. The fire caused
a breaking up of the party , which was ,
until the lire , a most enjoyable affair , as
the receptions of General and Mrs. Crook
always are.
The Elks Meet In lianquet Mood-
Present to A. 1) . Davenport.
The following invitation was received
by about 150 gentlemen in the city yes
terday morning :
OMAHA , May 10 , 1887.
Dear Sir : Your presence Is desired at a
presentation and collation to be given at tlio
tit. Cloud cafe , 1409 Douglas street , at 10
o'clock , Wednesday evenlutr. May 18 , 1887.
Yours truly , D.V. . VAW Coxr.
In response , 110 gentlemen , of whom
100 were Elks , gathered at the St. Cloud
cafe at 10 o'clock last evening and sat
down to enjoy n carefully prepared
menu and the intellectual treat afforded
by the happy responses to the following
toasts :
Toast master's greeting !
A ireueral welcome to this homo
Salutes yo all : This night 1 dedicate
To fair content , and you : Koiie here , 1
hope ,
In all this noble bevy , has brought with
One care abroad : 1 would have all as racrry
As lirst-Rood company. Good wlneVj ( ,
good welcome ,
Can make good people.
By Hon. Wm. F. Bochol.
Presentation and address :
1 count myself In nothing clac so happy ,
As In a soul romemb'rlng my good fi lends.
By Mr , John Frauois.
Toast Brotherly Lovo.
Grasps hand , eye lights eye In good friend
ship ,
And great hearts expand ,
And tcrow one In the sense ol this world's
Response General E , K. Sthnson ,
Toast "Tho Journalist. "
Ot all those arts In which tlio wUo excel ,
Nature's chief masterpiece U writing well.
Response Mr. O. II. Rothacker.
Vocal Solo , "Hero's a Health to King
Charles. " Mr. Isidore Braggiatti.
Toast "Tho Benedicts. "
Grave authors say , and witty poets sing ,
That honest wedlock Is a glorious thlnx *
Response , Mr. I. W. Miner.
Should all despair
That have revolted wives , the tenth ot man
Would hang themselves.
Response. Mr. > V , C. Gregory ,
Toast-"Tho Babies. "
Behold the child , br nature's kindly lair ,
Pleased with a rattle , tickled with a straw.
Reaponso , Mr , Charles H. Howard.
ToMt-"Politlcs. '
Forebear , you things
That stand upon the ) > lnnnclcs of state ,
Toboast your sllpifcry liclnlitl when you do
You < insh yourselves In pieces , no'crto rise :
And ho that lend ) you pity Is not wise.
Response , Mr.-B \Voodbrldge. .
Toast "Our Absent Brothers. "
Tim faults ot our brothers wo will wrtto uuon
the sand ; f i
Their virtues upon the tablets of love and
memoiy. „ i
Response , Hori , Wm. F. Bechcl.
Toast "Our Glic t. "
His life Is ccntlfe and the elements
So mixed In him , that nature might stand
And any to the wnrkl , "This is a man 1"
Response , Mr. C. K. Babcock.
Vocal Bolo , "OncoMoro Wo Meet , " Air.
N. M. Briglmm.
Toast--nMuslc. "
- - .
If music bo the food of love , play on ;
Olve mo oxcusi ot It.
Response , Mr. Isidore Braggiotti ,
Toast "Lovo. "
Sweet coed nlchtl
This bud of love by summer's ripening
breath ,
Mny prove a beauteous flower when next
wo meet.
Response , Mr. E. C. Snydor.
Toast "The Ladles. "
O fairest of creation I last and best
Of all ( lod's works I creature In whom ox-
Whatever can to sight or thought fo form'd
lloly , iltvlno , good , amiable , or sweet I
Response , Mr. K. M. Bartlott.
Recitation , Mr. Kdward Lurkin.
Toast "Tho Humorist. "
Great wits are sure to mud ness near allied ,
And thin partitions do their bounds divide.
Response , Mr. Will Vlssoher.
Toast "Front. "
I will take mine case In mine Inn.
gjRosponso , Mr. C. C. Hulett.
Toast "Tho Elks. "
Great souls by Instinct to each other turn ,
Demand alliance , and in friendship burn.
Response , Mr. Humphrey J. Moyulhan.
Recitation Mr. Charles B. Ott.
Vocal Duett "On Mossy Banks , "
Messrs Bragglalti and Brlgham.
Toast "Charity. "
In faith and hope the world will disagree ,
JJut all mankind's concern Is charity ;
All must bj falsa that thwart this ouo great
end ,
And all of God , that bless mankind , or
Response. General J. E. Smith.
Toast "Justice. "
I'olso the cause In justice's equal scales.
Whoso beam stands sure , whose rightful
cause prevails.
Response , Mr. M. S. Lindsay.
Toast "ridelity. "
O , licavmi 1 were man
But constant , ho were perfect ; that ouo error
Fills him with fanl' makes him run through
all the sins.
Response , Mr. Sidney Smith.
QTho banquet was In reality a surprise
party to Mr. A. B. Davenport , and the
still greater surprise was to followwhich
was a sequence to the presentation address -
dross by Mr. John Francis when ho
handed to Mr. Davenport , who is known
ns the very urbane oork ( of the Millard
hotel , a magnificent solitaire scarf pin.
The diamond is 5fr carets weight and is
vulucd at $750. Mr. Davenport was so
completely surprised and overcome by
emotion that ho coqld say but a few
heartfelt words in , response.
The occasion was the most delightful
of the many which.the Elks have made
famous in this city ( and will long be en
shrined on memory's tablets in the hearts
of all who enjoyed it.
A Cltlznii of Tlint , Territory Expresses
Ills Mind Concerning It.
In a talk with a Wyoming man yester
day a reporter learned that the senti
ment of the people in the territory is that
the president dooprt-t know anything
about Wyoming. While it is true that a
good many acres of land are fenced illig-
ally , and while the owners of the fences
have not , in instances , complied with the
president's proclamation , there is no dis
position to dispute or impede the de
struction of such fences by the author
ized government agents and suoh a thing
as military force is neither needed nor
excusable. The Wyomingiccs fcol that
the special assignment of a company of
cavalry to Cheyenne to accompany gov
ernment agents on the fence cutting
raids of the latter , which are evidently
contemplated , is an insult to their patri
otism and far more likely to provoke than
to repress opposition. "I should not bo
surprised , " continued the speaker"if the
troop of cavalrv will bo worried consid
erably. In the first place , the cowman
of the plains has as little rospcct for the
regular army ns the average Indian has.
The cavalry are not adapted to the work
of riding over the long stretches between
water in some parts of the territory.
They are equipped witli horses that have
no adaptability to that kind of service.
The broncho Is the only cquino beast
which can bo used to advantage there.
Ho is little and of unly disposition , but
ho can live longer on a mouthful of bunch
grass and go farther and lay down and
roll in the ecstacy of good spirits at the
end of a fifty miles run than three Oregon
gen or American horses. The broncho
will not bo used in cavalry service because -
cause ho don't look well on dress parade ,
But ho has the faculty of living on air ,
which the American horse hasn't.
"When I say that the troopers will bo
worried , I don't mean that any of thorn
will be shot at. But they will bo both
ered in ways that the cowboy knows how
to use , which will be indirect , but not
the less oflcctual.
"Tho cowboy hlmsolf doesn't care
how many fences are cut. Ho is rather
glad of it. But there are largo outfits
which have great tracts fenced , and , of
course , the cowboy works under orders
the same as anybody. I don't think the
troops will do any moro than the govern
ment officials could have done had they
once started in , and it gives Wyoming a
bad reputation to have it telegraphed
abroad that it's necessary to BOIIU troops
out there. All the owners of fences have
done is to say in response to the presi
dent's proclamation : 'If you want those
wires cut down attd . 'these posts dug up ,
do it yourself. ' Np\Vyominfj , \ man is ma
fool enough to think uthat ho could tighi
the United States government. But such
fool performances as this by the presi
dent don't make any bettor lovers of the
administration of thorn.1'
The Muster Painters Meet and Pass
A meeting of MuL Master Painters'
association was held last night in the
rooms over Morroll's ' pharmacy on Six
tcenth street. Thotmoeting was largely
attended and the question of their
trouble with their employes discussed at
length. The result , ofc the meeting is sot
forth in the following resolution :
Resolved , By the Master Painters' assocl
atlon , In reply to a request from the Strikers
for a new proposition , that , having offered
to submit the differences In dispute between
employer and employe to arbitration , wo
have done all that can with reason be re
quired , and our proposition having been
unanimously rejected by the executive com
mlttee , we do now refer the matter to each
employer to settle with his former employes
as he thinks best.
Inviting the men to return to their work
and agreeing to give them aa ( air terms as
the prices we are now geottlng for work will
allow , and as objection wemslo be made to
the card system , we are willing to dispense
with It It so desired , ana request that this
resolution be road by the executive commit-
tea to the assembly , willing to rely upon
thslr good Judgment to take action thereon.
Matter Palmers In Session-Henry Leh
mann , P. Wlndhelm , W. F. Clark , H. A ,
Boston , A. M. Clark , T. J. Board & Uro. ,
Charles J. Johnson , 11 , O. Meyers & Co. ,
Beard ft Otis. SlorgeH & Hosonzwelg , E
G. RjUjr , 0. J- Hunt , Collins Jordan.
MliS Maddern and Her Company In
Hobcccn , At lloytl'8.
Last evening Miss Minnie Maddcrn an-
) eiircd at Boyd's. opera house , in "Mis ?
ilobecca ; or a Matter of Business , " The
> icci ) Is n translation from the German ,
by Louis Koch , loading man of the Cor- !
nan Theater company , of this city.
The play Is not adapted to Miss Mad-
lorn , Neither U Miss Muddorn adapted
o It. She has very little to do , and that
Ittle might be done as well as it needs
10 done liy an actress who does not essay
loading roles. The piece lacks the refine-
nont which has clmracterl/.ed Miss
Maddorn's latest plnvs those in
v/hieh she has afforded our poo-
Die the greatest entertainment.
It can scarcely bo understood why Miss
Maddorn should attempt a piece , avow
edly of the alleged "farcical-comedy"
order , with but few effective situations ,
and with no more ennobling or inspiring
motive than to create merriment over the
suspicion on the part of n wife of the do-
votton of her husband. In attaining this
climax a great deal has to bo said and
n great deal to bo done in which the audi
ence find little to interest thorn.
The actors struggled , but without sue-
jess. None of them seemed to appreci
ate their parts and nonoof them hail per
fectly memorized their lines. Their act
ing as a consequence was little moro than
a poor rehearsal.
For a voice and limb company there is
foundation in Mr. Kach's translation for
a successful piece , but some attention
must bo paid to the contlnuty of the plot
.xnd the retouching of the characters.
The benefit to Manager Boyd , of the
) pcra house , will take place to-night.
Nliiinio Maddorn and company will present -
sent "Caprice. " The popularity of Mana
ger Boyd and the charming little actress
who appears on the occasion of his bone-
Tit , should bo sulHoicnt to pack the Boyd
From parquet to gallery. If the
manager's friends turn out en masse the
linanelal success of the performance is
as certain as is the fact that artistically it
will bo all that could bo asked.
Birthday Present.
Last evening Colonnl A. H. Forbes was
presented with a costly gold headed cano
i > y Mr. II. M. Rothory. The event oo-
Mirrcd nt the lattcr's place of business on
Dodge street. Mr. Henry Parrish made
iho presentation speech , referring to the
3olonel's thirty-eighth birthday and other
facts in his life in a neat and eloquent
manner. Colonel Forbes replied with
thanks for the gift and although taken
completely by surprise ho talked in n
strong mm amiable manner. A bounti
ful repast was furnished by Messrs. Ed
ward and H. M. Rothory , after the cano
presentation , of which over two hundred
musts partook. Speeches were made by
Prof. Miller , P. Counolloy nud others.
The festivities were continued until mid
_ _ _ _ _
The Onuxhfts Victorious ,
Tlio Omaha ball club played their first
game with Kansas City yesterday , de
feating the Kaw sluggers by a score of 10
to 7. Healy occupied "the box and
pitched n splendid gamp. The Omahas
ploy two moro games with Kansas City
and three each at St. Joe , Loivvonworth
and Topeka before they return home.
ftlnzzln the Dog.
Betty Grecnblatt began an action for
damages in the district court yesterday
against M. Hanson. The plaintiff alleges
that on the 7th of May. 18G7 , Hansen set
a very vicious dog , of which ho is the
owner , upon her boy , aged thirteen
years. The boy was bitten badly , for
which the plaintiff asks $4,000 damages.
C. 8. Hpecinl Taxes.
Thus far In the month , Collector Calhoun
has Issued 10,000 special tax receipts to deal
ers In liquor and tobacco In this district. By
the end of the month , the number , probably
will liave Increased to 12,000.
An Old Resident Gone.
William Rider , an old resident of Omaha ,
died at Wahoo on Monday evening of ape
plexy. Deceased was aged seventy-seven years
and six months. The funeral will take place
to-day at 11 o'clock , the remains going from
the train to Prospect liill cemetery.
Solo of Dloodcd Stock.
CLEVELAND , May 18. At the Faslc sale
yesterday , slxty-ono horses sold for 39,000.
Big Fannie , the bay mare , was sold to K. M.
JilcGlllin , of this city , for 53,100. She has a
record of 2:20K. : Lulo It , black geldlncr ,
with a record of 2:30 : } , was sold
to K. T. Hans , of Jamestown , Pa. , for 81,185.
Waddell , standard bay stallion , live years
old , was boil nil t by Ccorge Forbes , of this
city , for sajflrOO. Ossidine , foaled In 18S3 and
sired t > y Jlambrlno , was knocked down to 11.
S. Daney & Uro. , of Plttsburfr , for $ t,2T > 0.
John Huntlnetnn , standard oil millionaire ,
bought Lottie K. for 82,500. She hasaioc-
ordof3'JfiK : and was foaled In 1070 , Ward
Medium , with record of 2:2. : ' ) , sired by
Happy medium , wastaken by M. 11. Warren ,
of. Corry , Po. , for 81,835.
Western Unitarian Conference.
CHICAGO , May 18.- The first business
meeting of tlie"thlrty-tliird annual session of
the Western Unitarian conference was held
to-day. The attendance was quite largo , be
tween fifty and sixty societies being repre
sented. The session opened with devotional
exorcises , led by Hev. S. S. Hunting , ot Des
Molnes , Hou. U. L. Sherlcy occupying the
chair. An address of welcome to the dele
gates was delivered by Rev. Jonkln Lloyd
.lonos. which was feelingly responded to by
President Shorey. Hev. J. It. Kfllnger , the
secretary , then submitted a voluminous re
port , which was listened to with great in
Jlorgouion AVho Use it/
E. A. BUCK , Esq. , Ml- Oen'l Hurt's INIUILS ,
Qimrtcrmiuter den-
New York , N. Y. oral U , ti.
R. 8. WlTHCRB , Esq. , JAMES 0. DBVOS , Esq. ,
Fair Lawn a took- Dealer in Horses ,
Farm , Lexington , Ky Jackson , Mlcli.
Hon. Oorw BOWIE ,
Frost. Md. Jockey Proprietor Pacific
Club , ez-Gov. , JUs. Carriage- . , U Pow
ell Street , fiiiu Fran
Dr. WM. A. BOULA , I ) . cisco , Col.
V , 8. , Brd Ave. U. It.
Stables , N. Y. S.E.IlENNKTT.Esq.
( David CtmlckACo ; )
Joi. CAIRN SIMPSON , I'tlllatlclplila , I'n.
Esq. , Secretary I'a-
clflc Coast Blood M. LEWIS CI.AHK , KM. ,
U.OTSC Association. Prc t.Loiili\illcKy.
Jockey Club ,
J , P. KBiiausoN j I' 'i-i
late fcioc. M < 1. Jockey \VMI.STUnTEVANT
Club. Club Htalilcn , 28th
St. , New York.
N. Y. Club Stnblcs , If. ARMI. Ksq.,8tables ,
K. 28th atrcet , N. V. Toledo , , Obio.
W. .O. . , CVKL'3 H. COLVIN.Ksq.
finn J lcgo , Cnl. , Co- Fine Horses , Ijincuii-
romiR'lo ' , IltacU Co. tcr , tti.
H. II. MASON , Esq. , Em E.O.WAI.KKR.TrottliiK
pire Stablcn.Saiu St. , Editor Spirit oj tfie
New York. 'itmtt , Now York.
NOBLK THOMPSON , L.8.nnEWrsfi.rrop.
Stable , 139J llroa - American Hotel ,
way , New York , Burlington , Vt.
FOB HOMES * rD CATTLE. For Cut , Swell-
iogi , BrulMs. Spralni. Ktralns , Ijimuiess , EtltT-
ueii , Galli , Cracked HccN ouu Hcratclies , Con
tractions of tbo Musclus , Flesh i ,
BtrlnBhalt , Bore Throat , Dlstoinpcr , Colic ,
Whitlow , Poll Kvll , Fistula nnaTumore.SplinUi ,
Ringbones , and Spavin In It * early btagcs , apjily
BT.JACUM OIL In accordance nltii th dictates
of common eenic , rubbing the part * BtillctoJ
thoroughly with the hand , or apply a piece of
flannel tnmratcj with Uie OIL. Kor raw sur
faces dlluto with water. It U especially useful
/or Foot-Hot in Sheep , promptly relieving , and
always curing that dangerous disease.
Sold by Druggist ! and Dealers everywhere.
Priced fly cent * .
THI OUHUf I A. VOOELER CO. , Biltlraore , Hi , MMK.
* k A V * * A % nCiURKmV ' ' produced from twelve pow.
RAlL'ROAU RtmfeUY crful vegetable Ingredient * , , q
wonderful results known to the medical world
inanlmuatet ! m to produce the most
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lo which llcsb U heir. A positive cure for Croup , Catarrh , Diarrhoea , Clio-
Icra Morbus , Colds , Sere Throat and I.UMRS ;
In their worst forms ; Headache , TootJiaclio , Karaohc ,
Side. Kurains. Cuts , Bruises , Burns , Scalds , Corns ,
Frost Bites. We make no claim for this Remedy but liat lumdrcds ol testimo
nials of the i highest character have established. We publish the follow Ing t
lion. K. P. UIXKICN , Secretary of SUtc , sa > < : "I have kept a supply of on han <
"c . I fotm.1 It all tu rcprc5enCJ ! , and cheerfully ' ( " " Lincoln.
tor In my family. > , \1"j"jJVj\VKN \ { [ \ , . Ncl , .
I have used lUlroi.l ! llcmcdy lor rheumatism , | iin | In the back ami KlJncj. , oml hive found Imme.
male in- . . I consider It the uK lre.uMo . , " " - ' " " . . . .
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NATK SQUlllIiS Bxp Me , ' > CO. .uy.
, nurv , ± h & : rtt
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hcaJncho In halt an hour. In colic , tore throat , wound * ml burns , ' ' { " .J-hyAJj " ' „ * " Nell ! ?
it In my family nlir.imili.m ; could not walk ; .I/medicine failed lo 'ri-lli.AC in'y sulTcr.
1 ontir"1C-l---- , IIEMKDY , and w.i.cnllrely cured In Ihrcc weeks. I Balncd 30 poumlt
MUsion , Kansa ,
Over 2,000 locates cured. For sale by nil first clnfs druggists. Trudo supplied by Hlch-
Hrdson UrtiK Company , Oinnhn.
is the perfected form of portable Hoofing , manufactured by rut
for the past twenty-seven years , and is now in use upon roofs of
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Care , Steamboat Docks , etc. , in nil parts of the world.
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with Asbestos Roof Coating , about 85 pounds to 100. square feet.
Is adapted for all climates and can bo readily applied by unskilled
workmen. ' Samples and Descriptive Price List free by mail.
n.Vf. John * ' Fire milWator-l'roof Asbestos Sheathing , UiilldlnR Felt ,
Albettos Steam Packings , Iloller Coverings , Liquid ratals , Flre-1'roof Paints , etc ,
VULCABESTONi Mou' < le < 1 Vision-Rod Pocking , ningi , anskets , Sheet Packing , eta.
e.0hiish.d man. 175 RANDOLPH ST. . CHICAGO. * . jmuBau .
For Sale by Chicago Lumber Co. , Omaha , Neb. , and Council Bluffs , Iowa.
New Model LawnMower
Five Slzfg. Will cut higher grass than
any other. Has no equal for simplicity ,
durability anil case of operation.
This is the latest Improved Ma
chine in the Market.
Low I'rlces. Send for circulars.
State Agentn for Porter' Haying Tool
and Jobbers of Binding Twine *
And many other complaints cured by
A Prominent Buffalo Physician gays :
nuri'Ai.o. N , v. , Kob. M , m
Drllorno , Chicago , III. I > ir Sir : Ills eomothini
unusual for one oil ho moillcnl profo slon to Indorse
mi mlvortlsoc. article ; yell tuko pleasure In Inform'
Inxyau that ono of jrour Klurtrlc licit * cured mo of
rheumatlKm , from which I hnd fuITered iycara. I
liavo recommended Tour Invention to nt lout forty
of my imtlents BurrerliiB with chronic cllieaaiof vn-
rloux kinds , rlzt I'alnltii'lon of the heart , nervous
debility , vpllcpjT , rieiiraiitl rn , pain In the buck nml
kMncvs etc. , etc. , etc. All li'ivo purchased unit
worn Ilium with most ( gratifying rmulta. I cm highly
recommend your Kloctrlc llcltj aa posaoaslru great
merit. Fraternally yours ,
L. I ) . Jlc.MiniAKI , , St. U ( V ? Nlagira-st :
A ClilcflffO PhlHidan Says ,
Dr Home Dour Sir : 1 huvd unoil uoveral kind i of
mttunptlc nnd Kluctrle Halts on imllentiuml mrsolf.
1 cHn hono' < tlT clvo the proferencj to yours , by nil
odds , llcnco I canamlilo recommend yours over all
others. Vonrs fraternally , J. II. JOHDON. M l > ,
Jan u. 1357. omcourr ; Huuo- . . CMC tan
A Physician Says. All of My Patient
are Satisfied.
A , NBH. , Jan 31 , 1837
firW.J. Home , Inventor Dear Sir : I rocnmmanl
your Klectrlo Belli to nil nhn suffer with any norroai
trouble , nil ? chronic liver or kidney < llsoaio . Allot
my patient * that nro using your Kloctrlc Holts ana
Batlsdod. fraternally. M. IMwrHT. M I ) .
1'hjrslclan and Surgeon
A Minister of the German Evangelical
IChurcli , Says :
I.KIOHTON , Alloxun Co. , Mlrh. , KebS , 1W
Dr. W. J. II > rne. Chlcngo , UI-lMar Sir : Your
Klcctric Holla do all you clulm. Ono of them helueU
meof ily pcpslii , constipation anil gonnral debility.
I would Ilko to Introduce your nee < tx here. Will
you let mo hava the acme ? for tills towiisbl | > 7l > le s <
ulve yourtenni. 1 unit he minister of the Herman
evangelical Church of I.eik'liton. lleujwcifullr.
Residence , Mlilillevlllo , Hurry county , Midi.
Neuralgia of the Stomach Cured.
CiirHr.NUT. Il.t.Jan. 10.1W
Dr. Homo Dear Sir : 1 win lutriTliu with neural
el tof the stoinuch. unit'lMOseeim'rt to hiivo no
ciructiercn morplilnadlil notratloro mil much , Thu
nttitck would betln ! every evening nhmit nlna o'clock
anil last RboutHlx hours , lnontforonBof yuurKI eg
trio llolln , not It and put It on. und Invu'l had th
leait symptom of nuuralgla slnco. Inui well pleaio
Dr. W. J. IIO11NR , 191 Wabash-a venue
Solo Inventor , poI'rtotiK M laiituttir 0- .
fend etamii forcatlozn.
1707 Olive St. , St. Louis Mo.
17-12 Lawrence St. , Denver , Colorado ,
Of thu Missouri State Museum of Anatomy ,
St. Louis , Mo. , University College Hospi
tal , London , Giescn , Germany and New
York. Having devoted their attention
Nervous , Chronic and
More espcci ally thse arising from impru
dence , invite all so buffering to correspond
without delay. Diseases ol infection and
contagion cured safely nnd speedily _ without -
out detention from business , and without
the use of dangerous drugs. Pa
tients whose cases have been neglected ,
badly treated or pronounced incurable ,
should not fail to write us concerning their
symptoms * All letters receive immediate
And will be mailed FREE to any address
on receipt of one 2 cent stamp. ' 'Practical
Observations on Nervous Debility and
Physical Exhaustion , " to which is added an
' Essay on Marriage , " with Important chap
ters on Diseases of the Reproductive Or
gans , the whole forming a valuable medical
treatise which should be read by all younjj
n < '
1742 Lawrence St. , Denver , Colorado.
1707 Olive St. , St. Lpui , Mo.
ix too
About twenty years ego I discovered a little
core on my cheek , and the doctors pronounced
It oncer. I hare tried o number of phjelclaiu ,
but \rtlliout rcoclrlng any permanent benefit.
Among the number were oneor two specialist * .
Tbo medicine they applied was Ilko flro to the
sere , causing Interne pain. I saw a statement
In the papers telling what S. S. S. liiul done for
others similarly afflicted. I procured some at
once. Deforo I had used the eccond bottle the
neighbors could notice that my cancer wu
healing up. My general health had been bad
for two or thrco years Iliad a backing cough
and spit blood continually. I had a Bercra
pain In my brcoit. After taking six bottles of
8. a B. my cough left mo nnd I grew stoater
than I bad been for soreral years. Hy cancer
has healed over all but ft little > pot about the
sire of a half dime , and It Is rapidly disappear
ing. I would advlio every one-vltli cancer to
glroB. 8. an fair trial.
Aiho Orove , Tlt > pcoano Co. , Ind.
Fob. K , last.
RwlftM Bpoclflo Is entirely vegetable , and
teems to cure canccri by forcing out the Impu
rities from the blood. Treatise on Dlood and
Skin DUeoies mailed free.
Hpetlnllr DUtllltd for
MedlelBul U e.
PR. TOTT. I. . WAI. UNO , Bur
genii In Cbirf , National Uimrc
of N.J.wr1tMi
"Mr attention WM calif d k
your Kejiton * Mult WliliVej b ]
tit. Ulor , Dnugtit , uf Trenton
and I liavo mod a f w IxjtUor
with far bttltr eff.ct than any 'i
line dad. I am rrcormnemUnt
' Tour artlclo In iny practice , aoi
'find II ry Mtlntactory. "
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IBo'e AftnU fur Ikf U , M. )
316. 318 and 320 R&c St. , Philadelphia. P.i ,
loodman DmP Co. Gnnl.AKonts.Omnha
Nebra ka.
A f ull Wooded Normnn und n timrougtifcred
Cnhcnund WiiKnor Clny. Cnlion was imported
liv DcKHn llrothor * . Ottawa , lit. , Id IT ImotH
hlKMi Klrth 7 feet a Inches , and wciKha IW)0 )
Ibs : ho mm n record for licuvy horses of 1 inlii-
titoi. Clay , a thoroughbred trotilntr clulllon ,
mid registered in Amurlunn Ktud llooif , Is a
chestnut 111 hand * lilKli , weight 120J. Al o H
registered Clay colt. I'nr particular * , luMrvun
T. II. liAKNKS , Box 80T , Uiunlm , Nob.
Successors to Jno. ( J. Jacobs ,
AM >
At tlio oldstana 1407 t'aruara st. Order *
bytolegraph solicited and ojrorautlr at-
Uaded to. Telephone No. 235.