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Ifi THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : . SATURDAY , OCTOBER 15. 1887.
SCORE ONE FOR SI , LOUIS ,
The Browns Defeat the Dotlolt Club
at Brooklyn Yostorday.
TEN THOUSAND PEOPLE ATTEND.
tTlio Ifcnguo Club Ilccrlrcd tlic Most
( Favorably Iljr the Audience
The Wlircl Chili "Smoke"
1 Other Sports.
YoitK , Oct. 14. [ Six-cinl Telegram to
the Ur.K. ] The first game In the cast for the
tvorld's ccamplonshlp between tlio Detroit
and St. Louis clubs was plujcd nt Washing-
tpn park , Urooklyn , to-day. There wore
JDXW ( spectators. The weather was very
chilly. When the teams appeared on the
llold they received a wclcomu and enthusias
tic plaudits In turn , although It looked ai
though the people rather favored the League
team. As Urooklyn Is an association city ,
thin nlgn could not bo accounted for , except
In the explanation that perhaps the townsMen -
Men were not altogether pleased that the St.
Louis tnnn should huvo attained suco a pro
nounced lead In the race with their fellows.
OJtio spectators were not altogether satisfied ,
for the game In a large majority of the inn-
lugs was of the mechanical order. If over
the stereotyped phrase , "It was a pitcher's
battle , " could be appropriately used , it wius
in rCanl ( to to-day's game. The Holding er
rors were so unimportant that of the seven
rune made six were earned. One error that
counted was niado by "Deacon" White at
third In the seventh inning. Score :
ST. Louis. A. n. it. 1 11. . n. p. o. A.
B. B . 5
O'Neill ' , 1. f . 5
Coiulskoy , II ) . 4
Caiuthcrs , i . 4
Foul ? , r.f . 4
Wt'lcll.c. t . 4
llobinson , 2b . 4
Woyiu , c . 4
Total , . . , . . . . ' . . .SO 5 7 0 27 13 4
Dl'.TJIfllT. A. II. II. 111. 8.11. P.O. A. B.
Klchaidbon , 1. f. . . . 4
Guu/oll , Ib 4 0 1 0 14 0
IW.wo , H. s
Thompson , r. f. . . . . 4
"White , Jib
Dmilup , iib 4 1 3 1 'I 3
Hennett , u
Ilflillon , c. f
CbnwnV , p 3
Total. . ! 2 8 4 27 17
St. I-rfmlft . a 0 U 0 0 2 1 0 0-5
lklrolt ) ? . . 0 0002000 0 2
'Earned runs St. Louis 4 , Detroit S.
I'wo-biiso hits Kt. Loiili 1 , Detroit 2.
Double plays Uobinson and ComUikey.
Virjlt base on balls Latham , Glenson ,
Jf ! ) | > iiitH > u , Thompson.
Hit by pitched b.ill Glcasou and Hobin-
Btlll.First base on errors Detroit 3 , St. Louis 2.
Struck out St. f.onisJ : , Detroit 3.
Passed balls Itoylu 1.
Wjld piU-hes Conw.iy 1.
Umpire1 * Kelly and ( juffaey.
Itncliif ; at fmtonln.
fCiWlNXATi , Oct. 14. At Lntonia the
wnther was bright and clear , the track in
excellent condition and the attendance up to
I the average.
'Slxfurlonsrs ' : Galatea won. Hiirrodsburg ,
second , False Alann third. Time 1 :17. :
Five furlongs : Innu II. won , Julia Miller
second , Uuclu\e third. Time 1 : IMJ .
For twn-ji'urolds , six furlongs : Liantha
won , Kermesce second , Quotation third.
inn : .
( Mile : Allretl won , Glen Hall second , Gov
ernor third. Tiiuo 1:4 : 1 > .
Mile and half n furlong : Gleaner won ,
Gh'M Fisher second , Alamo third. Tune
'I ' : ! * ) ' , ' . _
1 The iTcruluo I'ark Meeting.
JKIIOMK PAKK , Oct. 11. The weather was
It1 * *
cool and the track good at Jcromo Park
[ Throo-quarters mile : Stuyvesant won ,
Mumio Hunt second , Wilfred third. Time
For one-half mile Em-
two-year-olds , - : -
po'ror of Norfolk won , Leo II. second , Ben-
dlgo third. Time Ilitf.
'i'liroo-quartcnt mile Theodusius
- : won ,
Ontario twcoiul , Nita tliird. Time 1 :17 : > 4' .
" Ouo and n sixteenth miles : Hichmoud
won , Stockton second , Kollau third. Time
Five-eighths of a mile : Rowland won ,
Armstrong Mjcond , Skobuloff third. Tiiuo
1:03 : , ,
| Steeplechase , over short course : Willing-
ton won , Harbordugh second , Hercules third.
Time 8:15. :
The Wheel Club Binokor.
I'l'lio Omahn Wheel Club gave one of their
wijoyablo "mnokes" at their club rooms on
j Fifteenth street , . About fifty gentle
men were present , including members
t of the club. Refreshments of all sorts , in
cluding the necessary tobaccos and cigars to
I produce the "smoko" were served and a very
pleasing programme waa curried out. Voctvl
selections by Messrs. Woodman , Murpliy.
Merrill and others were given , and
instrumental muslo was interspersed. Matt
1 Nelson , the "club luuacotto , " danced u clog
add SHUg onu of his inimitable 'character
songs. The rueitulioHs of Mr. JoM > ph Mur
phy , of St. Louis , formed onoof the brightest
Bisections on the , programme. The ct edit for
Uio'success of the entertainment was duo in1
a large measure to the efforts of the
committee who had it in charge.
1 Messrs. E. E. Smith , H. II. Rhodes and U
W. Moulton. The invitations issued for the
event wor 3 marvels of beauty , the club
bmlgo being embossed on the cards and en
velopes. The rooms were gaily decorated
for the occasion with Chinese hmtcrns and
bunting , tind in fact nothing was left undone
to make the affair a success in every particu
lar. The club contemplates giving a series
of smokes this winter , and them is no doubt
but that they will prove successful , us the
clu seldom does anything by halves.
I3\uelliiit Keoros ,
The weekly shoot of the Penroso < fc Hnrdln
flllo club took place yesterday afternoon.
Notwithstanding a strong wiud across the
range excellent scores \\ci-o made. Tho.trial
wus 200 yards oft band. The score :
Clarkson..lO 0 5 4 0 0 7 10 7 8-78
Gross . 8 0 9 8 ( I A A tl 10 InTR
\Vorloy 5 10 T a -01
Potty 7 10 r. 10 8 71
Harvey ft 7 5 8 7 "I
Parrott. . . . . . 0 0 4 5 4-41
Peni-ose 5 5 4 8 5 ( it
Williams. . . . 0 7 A 0 5 A-W.
Hi Ho Competition at Chicago.
CHICAGO , Oct. 14. The contest in individ
Uul rifle competition tit the military encamp
nicnt to-day was participated In by 103 men
The scores of the flvo prize winners were :
W. M. Farrow , Massaebusettw life
A. C. White , MasaachUBcttM 1U
C. W. Hlnnmn , Massachusetts Iff ,
A. W. Stray , U. S. nnuy 1V (
Team competition at ranges of OOuud2X (
yards was as follows :
U. 8. army rilio team , total 81
First Minnesota 6ft
MaaauchusctU team Bt ) .
Huymular of Maryland 70' '
First Mlchlgau. , , , 7ft
Fifth Iowa T5 :
Twenty-third U. S. Infantry 73
Kleaintiliip Liu t.
I-ONDOS. Oct. 14. UntUh i ip Monai-ch
f i-oiu MuiUu , August Hi , lor New York , ha
been lo t on tiP Miudoko , Island. The cap
* is iud Uiroe of the crow were di-owued
Tfhe remainder of the crew arrived a
ATiaSTA , Ga. , Oct. H-Charlcs Edwards
colored , wns hanged this morning at Claik1
villo , Ga. , for the murder of William Kulioh
The Vanctulstird TlilsHr.
NEwYonK , Oct. 14. The Scotch cultt
JChlstle tailed for home this morning.
Itoth of Them in TOXRH and Both tfn-
EL PASO , Tex. , Oct. 14. The
Hnrrodsburg Sail Antonio mall and ex
press , which left hero this evening , was
stopped four miles out of the city by thrco
masked men. While two covered the engi
neer mid llremnn with their revolvers the
third ran back to the mall car and
throw a bomb ngahist the door. The ex
plosion which followed shattered the door
and the side of the car into splinters. The
agent was dazed and badly tightened by the
shock , but was uninjured. Ho recovered
himself , however , nnd iwurcd n charge from
u double-barrelled shotgun Into the breast of
the robber who had Jumped into the car , killIng -
Ing him instantly. The two on the engine ,
hearing the report , lied , the mull agent firing
the remaining load after them. The train
then returned to El Paso and remained until
The Second One.
ST. Lot'is , Oct. 14. Information was re
ceived late to-nlgbt that un attempt was made
this evening to rob the International &
Great Western train near Spring Station ,
Texas , by two masked men. Tnuy boarded
the engine nnd forced the engineer to stop
the tram , but the llrcman Jumped off and
notified the crow and passengers , The rob
bers took to the woods.
A NOVKIj SUIT.
A DlHpntc Hotwceu Physicians HH To
Where They Shall Practice.
ST. JOSBMI , Mo. , Oct. 14. [ Special Tolo-
grum to the BKU. ] There was argued before
Judge Spencer , of the circuit court , to-day
the most novel suit ever brought in the state
of Missouri. Last Saturday Dr. Moses Mar
shall , a prominent physician living in Euston ,
filed papers enjoining Dr. G. U. Campbell
from practicing In a prescribed territory.
The facts In the case which led to the suit
arc as follows : About four years ago Dr.
Campbell , n resident of New York , after
graduating In an eastern medical college ,
moved to the llttlo town of Easton , this
county , and engaged In the practice of medl-
clno. In a short time he had built up an cx-
tenslvo nndJucrativo practice second to no
physician In the county. For some reason ho
decided to move to Kansas and at once agreed
that if Dr. Mosca Marshall , also a recent col
lege graduate , who was then practicing in
this cit5" , would buy his property nnd pay
him a bonus for his practice , ho would sign
an agreement binding himself noverto return
to Huclmnan county again to follow his pro
fession. Dr. Marshall , who had lately mar
ried in Eastou , upon the earnest solicitation
of his wife and father-in-law agreed , the
property was bought , the bonus paid and the
agreement signed and Dr. Campbell moved
away. About ono mouth ago Dr. Campbell
returned and the plaintiff in his petition avers
that he is trying to regain his old practice.
To day the case was called Up and the tem
porary injunction was tried and sustained
and the case will bo called up November 4 on
its merits. All the physicians in the city
were present nnd nothing could bo heard in
the court room but "Our cede of ethics , "
"Professional courtesy , " and similar ex
pressions , on which that profession seems to
have a corner. The case is the only ouo on
record where ono physician seeks to pro
scribe by law the territory in which another
TIIK HALF NOT TOM > .
Another Chiiptcr Oil the Horrors of
Mixxr.Aroi.is Oct. 14. Dr.A. . M. Hamb-
lin , ono of those evicted in O'Uricn county ,
Iowa , writes to u friend hero that
the half has not been told
of the horrors of the evictions. Many
of the families are living on the public high
ways in tents made of quilts and shoots. Old
men of seventy , maimed soldiers and widows
have lost their homes and nrc sleeping on the
cold ground. The British syndicate has
taken their teams and cows to pay the cost of
evictions. Thcro are 120 families evicted.
The Ijast of the Corn Palace.
Sioux Cirr , la. , Oct. 31. } Spcuial Tele
gram to the UEE. ] The interior decorations
have all been removed from the corn palace
or iw much thereof as H Is intended to re
move. The exhibits , in but ono or two in
stances , were returned to the counties making
the display , the parties in charge giving
away or selling the articles. This morning
the building is being torn down by a largo
force of muu.
The I'rincc'n Condition Procarlotw.
Nnw YOKK , Oct. 14. Dr. Wolford Nelson ,
of this city , who has Just returned from Ger
many , says that when ho was in Baden
Baden a few days ago ho was assured
by physicians and other gentlemen who
hnd trustworthy sources of information
that the condition of Crown Prince Freder
ick is unquestionably precarious. Conserva
live Germans , Dr. Nelson added , view the
probability of the crown prince's early do
misc with much alarm.
A Settlement Reached.
PIIILA 111:1.11111 : , Oct. It. At a meeting of
the reconstruction trustees of the Reading
railroad this afternoon a settlement was
reached among the warring factions of se
curity holders , and the affairs will bo
straightened out without resorting to fore
closure. The trustees decline to make public
the terms of the settlement ,
Arrival or IiiiiKll.sli M. Vs.
XKW YOHIC , Oct. 14. Thrco members of
the English parliament arrived iu the city
to-day Sir John Swinburne , Ilalloy Stewart
nnil O. V , Morgan. They form part of un
arbitration delegation to confer with the
president anil congress towards concluding
with Gieat Britain a treaty pledging the two
governments to arbitration of disputes which
SlooU Yards Company Incorporated.
CHICAOO , Oct. 14. The Chicago Stock
Yards company was ineorpoiated to-day
with a capital of 10,000,000. The company
projiosos to do business similar to that now
transacted by the Union Stock Yards and
General Kllpntriok'n KcmaiiiN.
NEW YOUK , Oct. 11. The remains of Gen
eral Kllpatrk'k were to-day placed In a
catafalque iu the city hall , with guards of
honor from Kilpatrick post , G. A. H. The
secrutaiy of war has authorized inter
ment at West I'oint.
A Scandinavian Kxcurnlon.
CuiUAdo , Oct. U. The Scandinavian ofU-
ccrs and soldiers \vut on un excursion train
la St. 1'uul nt 7 this morning. The Scandi
navian press o.f the city tendered u reception
and accompanied the soldiers on the trjp.
Off to Chicago.
WAMUXOTON" , Oct. 14. Lieutenant General
Sherldun , General MacFeeley , and Colonel
Sheridan hare gone to Chicago.
No IiuiRir From Cholera ,
NKW YoitKOct. 14 , The health authorities
Issued a notice yesterday that there was no
danger whatever to the city from cholera
from patients brought here on the steamer
needier us a Grcenhacker.
NKW YOIIK , Oct. 14. Rev. Tuomas K.
Beccher has accepted UG greenback nomin
ation for secietiiry of state.
Ninth Ward ItepubllcanH.
There will bo ti mooting of the Ninth
ward republican club at Johnson's hull ,
corner Twenty-ninth und Furnara
btroots , on Saturday evening ; at 8
kt There will bo n ineotiiiR of the county
republican central committee to-dsiy nt
i ! p. in. , iu tlio MUlurd hotel. All mem-
burd of the conimUtoo it.ro requested to
uttund. Junx RUSH , chuirnuui.
J. "B. Holmes , tlio Union Pacific p is-
.sender roproM'iitutivt * . at Dus Maln6s ,
In. , win in the city yesterday tlio piiest
cr of J. II. Greene , general passenger
i'1 ' 'cut of tht ) boino road.
FREMONT'S ' PROSPEROUS ERA ,
That City Extends Two Moro Iron
Anna Into the Rloh Interior.
HER ELECTRIC LIGHT PLANT.
Detectives at Work In Aurora , Piling
Up Kvldcnco AKiilust Violators
of the Liquor Iiaw N'e-
The Work Accepted.
FIIKMOXT , Neb. , Oct. , 14. [ Special to tlio
Bun. ] Murviu Hughltt mid Albert Keep , ,
president and general niuiiiiBcr of the Noi tb-
westeru system , accompanied by General
Muniigcr Fitch and Superintendent of Con
struction Hull , of the Fremont , Elkhorn le
Missouri Valley rend , hove just made an of
ficial examination of the now brunch lines
running from Fremont to Sewiml nnd from
Fremont to Hustings. These officials found
tlio roads constructed according to contract
nnd huvo accepted thorn from tlio construc
tion company. Kcgulnr trains will eon bo
put on these line * . The date Is not yet defi
nitely known , neither hus a time card been
issued. It is known , however , that ono pas
senger train will bo run each way daily be
tween Hastings nnd Omulm.
lilquor Dealers Proseoiited.
Auiioiu , Neb. , Oct. 14. [ Special Telegram
to the HEK. ] Nearly two weeks ago a detec
tive from Lincoln , belonging to the Nebraska
Detective association , arrived in.Aurora and
begun work to ferret out the violators of the
law in the vending of ardent spirits and beer.
Subsequently a second detective appeared on
the scene and the two proceeded to business.
The result thus far has been n dozen or fif
teen arrests and n general shaking up of that
class. Last week six or seven were brought
before the district court , under the state law ,
and bound over to the next term in the sum
of $500 each. To-day the same ones nnd
others were undergoing trial before the
police judge for violation of the city ordi
nance. Columbus Smith nnd Edward Smith
were each fined $50 and costs on ono count
and each $100 and costs on another. A.
Rcuber , a druggist , was fined $100 and costs ,
and his clerk , Charles Swartz , $100nnd , costs.
Emil Swartz , who koept a drug store on the
west side , was fined $100 and costs , and H.
Meyers , who clerks in u B. B. shop for Cum
mins , was dosed with a like amount. Cum- '
inius was out of town or iu all probability
ho would huvo suffered in a similar manner.
Appeal has been taken to the district court.
The prohibitionists will probaly hold a Jubilee
when they get through. They Beem deter
mined to tnako tlio most of it. The detectives
are still here.
The Friend Sensation.
FKIK.ND , Neb. , Oct. 14. [ Special to the
BEE ] Quito a sensation was created in our
usually quiet town yesterday morning about
There has lived in and around Friend for
quite a number of years a German by the
name of Ferdinand Arndt. Ho has figured
in our local and district courts quite often.
Some three months ago ho tried to shoot bis
divorced wife. For this offence bo was t
rested and gave bonds for his appear anco at the
district court. Court is now in session nt Wilber
and Anult failed to put in an appearance ,
and yesterday the jtulge declared the bonds
forfeited , but sent a deputy sheriff to bring
Arndt to court. The deputy arrived there on
the night train , and procuring the services of
Constable Dillon , they proceeded to the
house occupied by Arndt , to arrest him and
take him to Wilbor to-day. They knocked on
the door and he did not respond to their call.
They finally broke in the bouse , knowing
that he was there. Constable Dillon hud no
sooner entered than ho received a revolver
shot through the hand. As soon us the dep
uty sheriff heard the firing
of the revolver , he took leg bail
for security. Mr. Dillon was unprepared for
such a reception and was not armed. Arndt
bad possession of the foit and proposed to
hold it. Dillon secured a posse of citizens
and proposed to tnko Arndt at all hazards.
Two men armed with shot guns told him to
surrender , and his reply wua a shot from his
revolver. As ho raised his revolver to shoot
again one of the men shot his hand and one
of his fingers so that bo dropped the revolver ,
but picked it up with his loft and fired awuy
again. After a while ho got
the drop ou ono of the men aguin
and once moro a man with a shot gun told
him to drop it , but ho did not until ho wus
shot in the arm. That dazed him for an in
stant when the man rushed in and took his
revolver from him and took him to the cooler ,
where be now is. Arndt fired ten shots
from his revolver. He had a box of cart
ridges with him. The house where the shoot
ing took place looks like a deserted fort. The
doors und windows nro all broken in. If
Arndt gets his just dues ho will go to the pen
for a number of years. Report says that ho
is a fugitive from justice , having killed his
brother-in-law in Germany and escaped from
there after serving about three years in the
Ho was taken to Wilber in the afternoon.
( toward. Iloins.
Neb. , Oct. 14. [ Special to the
BEE. ] A little child of MrPurington , liv
ing six miles northeast of town , was badly
mangled In a cauo mill. It cannot live.
The city council has expended about four
' hundred dollars on the public square this
The old settlers of Seward county hold
their annual reunion at Milford Tuesday ,
October 18 , 18S7. Governor Thaycr ixnd
other lending men of Nebraska will be there.
The Scwarcl male quartette , Messrs. Spacht.
Loose , Mornam und Bain have been engaged
to .sing. A good time is expected.
Seward county will vote on a proposition.
November 8 , to issue ? 75,000 in bonds to build
a court house and Jail , said bonds to be of Uio
denomination of j.r > 00 each , bearing tlvo per
cent interest , payable semi annually , to bo
dated January 1,1SS3 , duo in twenty years.
District Court Decisions.
WAHOO , Neb. , Oct. U. [ Special to the
BEE. ] Tlio district court adjourned yester
day till November 0. During this week ver
dicts were rendered against the Omaha &
North Platte railway for right of way and
damages to abutting property as follows : In
favor of Own-go H. Stocking , for $1,031 ; in
favor of N , B. Berggren , $1,070 ; In favor of
Solomon Henry , $1,184 ; and In tlio case of II.
II. rubkor against the Fremont , Elkhorn &
Missouri Valley railroad company for dam
age to abutting property , a verdict of $ OT5 in
favor of plaintiff was rendered.
William Flynn , convicted of horse stealing ,
was sentenced to two years In tlio penitoii-
A Stop Toward MotropolUaiilitm.
FJIKMONT , Nob. , Oct. 14. [ Special to the
HUE. ] The latest step inado by Fremont
toward motropolitaulsm is a system of elec
tric lights which will bo put In by the Fre
mont Gas and Eloctrlo Light company. The
"American" system 1 the ono which has
boon adopted and a fifty-light plant , with
2,000 candle power arcs , will bo commenced
tit once and bo completed by December 15.
Flre at I Ii tto Centre.
PHTTE OBXTKE , Nob. , Oct. 14. [ Special
Telegram to the Bun. ] The bam , sheds and
hay stacks belonging to John Kcgan , sr.t o !
this town , was totally destroyed by fire this
evening , together with ono epau of mules
und one of borers , also some hogs. Cause ol
Horse Thief Captured.
Aniout , Neb. , Oct. 14. [ Special Telegram
to the BEB.-One of Sheriff Valentino's
deputies , J. G. Baeschlin , returned to-daj
with James Taylor , whom ho arrested al
Downs , Kan. , for stealing horses from Mr
"Wilson , residing In the southern part of this
county. Taylor has confessed and \vll
probably share the fate of his accomplice
Strobl , who did tbo same thing last wock and
waa sent up for thirteen months , Deputi
Baeschlin has been about a week after Taj1'
lor. Thcro nro more to coino , nnd the offi
cers will probably recover u lot of horses in
the operation ,
Dt'iiUQfi ! , Iu. , Oot. 14. [ Scclal | Telegram
to the Unn.j Focktctv Bros. , manufacturers
of buggy tops In Ehit Dubuque , nro rejwrted
to have confossciljJUilgnicnt to protect their
homo creditors. The confession amounts to
$10,000. This action wns taken owing to'lbe
lniKrt | > inltlcs of a Milwaukee creditor. The
lliiu has been doing a Jiuvy business beyond
what Its capital woitldi permit.
A Flow or Gas Struck.
JnrrEinox , la. , Oell'l4. ' [ Special Telegram
to tlio BEE. ] Whtlcjbprlng for water at this
place on Thursday a fine flow of gas was
struck. It Is now burning nicely , und it is
suld by those who are jmstcd that thd flow is
stronger than nt Hurndon. .leffersou will
now have a first class boom , as we have n Hue
town with excellent railroad facilities.
For Nebraska : Cooler , fair weather , light
to fresh southeasterly winds veering to
Forlown ! Wnrmer , followed by cooler ,
fair weather , fresh to brisk soutbeusterly
winds , becoming westerly.
ForDukotu : Cooler , fair weather , fresh
to brisk southerly winds , veering to north
The Death Ilccord.
PiTTsnuim , Oct. 14. Hov. David U. Kerr ,
D. D. , editor of the United Presbyterian ,
and ono of the foremost preachers of Ms
church , died this morning after n prolonged
illness. Dr. KMT was in his seventieth year.
Interesting Gymnastic Exhibition.
Tlio exhibition of the Turnverein gym
nastic society last evening at Gcrmanin
hall , was as usual , interesting and well
attended. The main feature of the
occasion was the competition for prizes.
No member of the society who has
taken any prizes was allowed to com
pote. 'Tho'following1 were the competi
tors : Robert Roseiiswoiz , Casper
Buechncr , Jacob Anthon , Gus Doyle ,
Charles Rohschuh , John Nohrijas ,
Henry RolfTs , William Schultz , William
Faye , G. T. and E. E. Zimmerman.
The prize jump was made by Casper
Buocnner , n distance of exactly eigh
teen feet being cleared by him. The
prize for throwing the thirty-seven
pound stone was won by Ilonry RholffB.
The high jumping contest was very
close , but the laurels were carried oil'
by Casper Buochnor. Carl Rchschuh
won the prize in the rope climing con
test , ascending a distance of forty-four
The exhibition of skill on the hori
zontal and parallel bars was warmly ap
plauded , ns was also the graceful club
swinging of Prof. Kummerow , the in
structor of the Turnveroiu. After the
gymnastic exorcises followed a dance.
Grain nnd Provisions.
The directors of' the board of trade
have ompowcrcd' ' the committees engrain
grain and proviaio'u to arrange for the
obtaining of thoUChicago grain and
provision reports d'ally. These reports
will bo received bp.th before and during
the meeting of the local board , and
though coming from Chicago , they will
reflect the state of the markets through
out the world , becjiu e it is well known
that the provision , , and grain markets
of Chicago rule the ( .world. This may
not bo always thoicaso when there is ti
At the meeting of 'the board of direc
tors hold last evening'II. H. Medny pre
sided in the absence of Max Meyer ,
president. The rules and regulations
of the grain and provision committee
were presented and discussed. They
are similar to those of the Chicago
board of trade. Arrangements were
also completed for the daily sebsions of
the board. _
W. V. Perslani'8 Sudden Death.
Shortly after 2 o'clock this morning
W. V. Persian ! , one of the best known
personages in this city , died in a room
in the rear of the saloon known as "Tho
Senate , " ou Farnam street between Fif
teenth nnd Sixteenth. Shortly before
his death ho nwoko his
bed-follow and Btated that
ho felt ill and believed that ho was
about to dio. Soon after ho complained
of fooling worse , and in his agony cried
"for God's ' sake kill mo. " Physicians
were then sent for , but before they ar
rived the un fortunate man had died.
Persian ! was about fifty years of age
and for several years has boon a hard
drinker. Ho is married and has four
children , all of whom are now in the
cast on a visit. The unfortunate man
is a brothor-in-law to General Dandy ,
and has for many years been his secre
tary. Coroner Droxei took charge of
the remains. _
Four Shots Fired.
Thursday evening a stranger hired a
coupe and with a female companion
started out Sixteenth street for ono of the
road houses. Just opposite Sea
carriage repository ,
tween Cuming nnd Izurd streets ,
ho pulled a revolver nnd attempted to
shoot the driver. The latter grabbed
the revolver and succeeded in getting
the weapon away from the man. In
the meantime four bhotn had boon
fired at the driver's head , which
fortunately missed him. The man who
did the hhooting jumped from the
croupe and ran away , and the girl was
brought to the centre of the city. The
affair caused the gathering of n largo
crowd. No cause is known for the
D1HI ) .
At his residence , southwest corner of
Davenport und Tweijty-fifth streets , Allan
Lister , of the linn of Lister Bros. Remains
will bo taken to Perth. , Ontario , for inter
C. P. Barnard , of Kansas City , is in
J. C. Parley , of Randolph , is at the
E. B. Slunnan , of Beatrice , is at the
W. S. Rugh , of Lincoln , was in town
Sol Smith Russoll.and his company are
at the Millard. - "
George W. Lowry. xif Lincoln , is stay
ing lit the Paxton.
C. A. Darling , of Lyons , y.-Va at the
Thomas II. V/hito , of Baltimore , is a
guest at , the Paxton.
G. W. Johnston nnd wife , of Fremont ,
are guests at the Arcade.
A. D. Robinson , a well known busi
ness man of Ord , is at the Arcade.
John W. Hoffman , of Lincoln , is in
town on business. Ho is at the Millard.
J. B. Stocking , a well known grocorj
dealer of Eau Claire , Wis.ia registered
at the Millard.
M. T. WildiHh , L. W. Shurman ,
Daniel M. Waite , J. W. Durkin and
R. L. Laurie , of Aurora , are at the
Lee & Nichol are now ready to wintov
100 horses ut $10 per mouth at their
feed and livery stable "Slli and Leaven-
worth. Telephone SIO.
ANOTHER DOUBLE TRAGEDY ,
Two Moro Mon Killed at a South
Omaha Railway dressing.
STRUCK BY A DUMMY fTRAIN. .
A Woman Horrible Iltirnod Hy n Gas
oline Kxploxlon Andy MuAit-
drew's AVoiind Fatal A
llrakcmuii llniily Hurt.
Dashed to Death.
Lust night for tlio second time In two
weeks two human beings were at the
name time robbed of lifo through the
medium of an ungino in the limits of
the city of South Omixlm. The fatality
of last night wns not surrounded with
the siul circumstances of the first , but
waa no less horrible , and the city was
thrown into such a furore as nothing
short of a terrible accident could create.
The men who met their fate ,
II. W. Rice and William Wickmoyor ,
were for woino time residents of that vi
cinity and were well known. The acci
dent occurred near what is known as
Savage's crossing in a cut about three-
quarters of a mile north of the depot.
The men had boon in Omaha and were
walking buck. When they reached
the point referred to , they were mot
by a north bound freight and stopped
out of the way onto the other track.
The noise of the approuching freight
prevented them from hearing the 0:15 :
dummy bound for South Omaha , which
struck nnd throw thorn about sixty feet ,
where they fell ono on each side of the
The engineer immediately stopped
the train , but when it was found that
both men were dead the dummy pro
ceeded to South Omaha , where the au
thorities were notified of the
accident. Two policemen who
were on the scene took charge
of the remains. Both men were lying
with their faces on the ground and there
was much conjecture as to their Iden
tity until the arrival of the marshal ,
who changed their positions BO that
their features could bo seen , and then
Rico was positively identified by those
who worked with him on the grades
near the city. No ono Hoomed to know
the other man until a parly claiming to
bo hib brothor-in-law said his name was
William Wickmeyor and his homo was
in Corning , la. The previous residence
of Rico waa not known , but some claimed
ho wua from DCS Moines , la. The body
of Wickmeyor was the most mutilated ,
the scalp and crown of his head being
torn oil and his brains protruding from
the aperture. Both of his legs were
alho broken near the ankles. Rico's
body was free from injuries and it ap
peared that he died solely from the ef
fects of a crushed skull.
Nobody saw the accident except the
engineer and fireman. The former said
he saw the two men when the engine
was about ten feet distant and tried to
stop , but could not until they were
struck and his train had passed thorn
about thirty feet. ' When he. went back
Wickmeyor was dead and Rico , though
still breathing , expired in iv few mo
Rico hud been in the city about six
mohtns , having been employed as a
laborer on several of the public works.
Wickmeyor hud been working in
Fowler's packing house up to Thursday ,
when ho quit and secured employment
on one of ilie street car lines in Omaha
and was going out to get his money
from Fowler's when killed.
' The coroner was notified and was
taken to the scene of the accident on a
special engine , and on examining the
bodies ho found letters proving the
identity of the dead men. A jury was
impanelled and after the remains had
buon viewed they were placed on the
engine and brought to Seventeenth
street , where they were taken in a wagon
and conveyed to the morgue. The in
quest will take place at tlio coroner's
office at 10 o'clock this morning.
A FATAh ACCIDENT.
A AVninnii Horribly Burned by a Gaso
line Stove Kxplosioii.
A frightful accident occurred at the
residence of M. S. Jaflio , in the rooms
above the Golden Rule Bazaar , corner
of Sixteenth and Webster streets , about
9 o'clock yesterday morning. The
family had just eaten break
fast and had all loft the din
ing room but Mrs. Jaflio. Her hus
band , Vho was fooling indisposed , had
not risen 3'et , nnd was lying in bed in an
adjoining room. Mrs. Jaflio , turning
off the flro in the gasoline fatoyo , pro
ceeded to fill the rcsorvoir with this
treacherous fluid. There was not a par
ticle of fire about the premises , but tlio
btovo was btill hot from the breakfast
cooking , and Mrs. Jalllo had filled the
basin about half full of gasoline , when
A TKHUIVC EXPLOSION ,
nnd in the flash of an eye the unfortu
nate woman's clothing was saturated
with the flaming fluid.
So grout was the force of the explo
sion that the window in the front room
facing the street was blown out , and tlio
crash attracted several parties on tlio
opposite sidewalk , among thorn Chief
Gulligun of the lire department , who
ran across and up into the building.
A I'IKKCINO SI1UIKK
Mrs. Jufflo ran out of the dining room
into the hallway , where she was mot by
Drs. Vance and Smith and Chief Galh-
gan. The two former , at the risk ol a
serious burning , began to tear the
woman's llaming garments from her
person , while Chief Giillignn rushed
into the Jaflio apartments and
gathering up an armful of the bud cloth
ing from the bed in which Mr. Jalllo lay
ho darted back with them to the
woman's aid. lie was closely followed
by the husband , who , in his horror ,
throw his arms about his \yifo and for a.
moment retarded the efforts of the
others from oxtingui.sh'ing the woman's
blazing garments' . Jatllo's night dross
waa in Humes in nn instant , and his
Jaco and hands were horribly burned.
As Galligan and Dr. Vance wrapped the
lied clothing about Mrs. Jtillie , Dr.
Smith assisted the husband in divesting
himself of his burning night dress. In
a moment raoro and the fearful scene
was over. Mra. Jaflio was curried
into her room and laid upon
the bed , and everything possible done
to alleviate her excruciating agony.
Her limbs and entire body were burned
black , and in many places the flesh
The doctor fears shots fatally burned ,
although she was not burned about the
face nor did she inhale the flames. While
she may recover , the chances are
against her. Mr. Jallio escaped with
a coublo of badly burnt hands and n
scorched back. The fire department
promptly responded to the alarm that
was turned in , but there wns no need ol f
Wllih 1'UOBAlUiV DIK.
nicAndrcw'a "Wound Thought to bo
McAndrow the bartender for Sandy
McICnight who was shot by Charles
Knox , will probably dio. Yesterday
morning the family physician was
summoned and a thorough examin
ation revealed that his hurt was of the
most alarming character , and would in
: ill probablity result in death. Internal
licmorrngo and blood jKiis-oning are both
apprehended. The ball was carefully
| irobed for , hut not found. It made a
nigged hole in the left chest , and peno-
Irated , it is feared , the upper lobe of the
lung. With the best of care and nurs
ing the doctor thought that MoAndrow
might possibly bo carried through all
right , but tlio result was extremely
[ irohlomutlcul. Owing to his condition ,
the preliminary hearing of Knox , the
murderous mulatto , was > continued until
next Tuesday morning.
This is the second fright
ful fight Unit has occurred
in McKnight's Hiiloou within forty-eight
liours. Wednesday night Robert Dnl-
Lon , n stranger , was benton in a brutal
manner with n seltzer water bottle in
Lho hands of Krough , another of Mc-
Knight's burly bartenders. The police
say it is ono of the toughest ranches in
in the city.
Charged With Attempt to Kill.
A couple of days ago Charles Ander
son and Gustof Norolius , two workmen
in Johnson's brick yard near Prospect
Hill cemetery , got into a row , and An
derson struck Norolius several times
with fragments of bricks. None of the
wounds at the time were thought to bo
serious , but yesterday it was discovered
lhat Norolius' skull was fractured and
that ho was in a critical condition. A
warrant was thereupon issued for An
derson's arrest , charging him with as
sault with intent to kill. It was served
by Constable John Hawkinson yester
day , and Anderson was taken into cus
tody to await the result of .Norelius' in
A Brnkcmnn Itadly Hurt.
It was reported at the Union Pacific
depot last evening that a brakeman had
boon run over by the cars at Central
City and lost both legs. At 8:30 : the
wounded man was brought in , nnd
proved to bo Jerome Lorotz. Ho was
taken to St. Joseph's hospital , where it
was discovered that only ono leg was
injured , and it fortunately would not
need amputation. The injured member
has a terrible wound below the knee _
and the bone is broken. The left leg is
only slightly bruised.
H. R. Hunt , n switchman , who had
his hand smashed while coupling cars
on the 7th , had to have ono of his fing
ers amputated yesterday. Dr. Leo , who
had the case in charge had hoped to
save the hand intact , but gangrene set
in and the finger had to bo amputated
to save his lifo.
WHEN GOULD WAS POOR.
How He Lost llin Tannery Thirty
The news that the Western Union
Telegraph company has swallowed up
the Baltimore & Ohio organization , and
the fact that Jay Gould is the head and
front of the latter company recall to
peonlo hero the time , less than thirty
years ago , writes a Wilkesbarro , Pa. ,
corresyondent , when Jay Gould was a
bankrupt and practically penniless
neighbor. Stanley Woodward , addi
tional law judge of the courts of this
county , was the receiver of the firm of
which Jay Gould was a junior member ,
and which for some years prior to 1801
had a tannery nt Gouldsboro , in Buck
township , then in this county , but
now in Liackawanna county. The neigh
borhood was primitive at that time , a
little clearing surrounded by dense for
ests , and it is Btill prolty much the
same. Zadoc Pratt , a well known tanner
in Now York , sent Gould there. The
tannery was located about six miles dis
tant from Gouldsboro station and the
hides were hauled to and the leather
from the tannery over a plank road
built for the purpose. Loupp , Lee & Co.
were importers of hides in Now York.
They brought largo quantities of hides
from Buenos Ayres and sent them to
Gouldsboro to bo tanned , and Jay Gould
superintended the process and kept the
accounts. For a time the affaire of the
partnership moved along swimmingly.
Then the partners quarrelled and in a
little time the dispute became very bit-
Actual war followed. Leo organized
a force of daring men and marched
upon the tannery. Gould had also or
ganized a force and hold the tannery ,
which ho had strongly barricaded in an
ticipation of the attack. Leo demanded
capitulation. Gould refused. A hot
conflict ensued , in whfch notonly sticks
and stones , but rifles and bullets were
used. But Gould held possession. Sub
sequently all were arrested. Then pro
ceedings were begun on the equity side
of the court for a dissolution of the
partnership. Loupp , Lee & Co. wore
ropresontated in the suit by Evarts ,
Southmayd & Choato , the head of the
firm being the present United States
senator from Now Yoek. Gould's at
torneys were Messrs. McClintock &
Nicholson , of this city.
It is remembered that in these pro
ceedings Gould gave many evidence of
his remarkable powers of intuition ,
rapidity of thought und promptitude in
action for which ho luui since become
famous. As in all equity proceedings ,
many affidavits t * to particular matters
were constantly being reqircd , and
Gould would sit at the table listening
to tlio lawyers on both sides discussing
the necessity or iion-nocossity for an
uflidavit , nnd by the lime the court had
decreed that it should or could bo made
it would be ready in Gould's own hand
writing. Ho would gather an under
standing of what was wanted from the
speeches and proceed immediately to
the making of it. Ho wrotg u good ,
clear hand , and very nipidly. Judge
Woodward says lie cannot recall any
other insiu'0 ; of equal quickness and
JijitUudo on the part of a client.
As a result of the suit a dissolution of
the firm was dooreod by the court and
Judge Woodward , then a young lawyer ,
glad enough of such n windfall , was ap
pointed recoiuca. Ho took possession
of the tannery , from which , however ,
nearly everything of vnluo removed.
There was about $ 'J,000 on credits , nnd
the tannery , tools , stock , horses , mules ,
and personal property generally
amounted to about $7,000 more. The re
ceivership continued through several
years before all the tangled accounts
oould bo straightened out. What re
mained at the settlement went
to Loupp , Leo & Co. , Gould's
debits amounting to moro than his
Bhnro of the proceeds. Ho was a bank
rupt nnd the best evidence that such
was the case is the fuc. lhat before
leaving , which he did soon after the re
ceiver was appointed , ho borrowed
J. Lawis Simmons , or "Lew , " as ho is
familiarly called , the keeper of the lit
tle hotel at Gouldsboro station , to help
his expenses back to Now York ,
immons is there yet , and the $5 is still
owing , though , of course , the great
speculator has forgotten the debt or he
would have returned it long ago with
The next his acquaintances hoard of
Gould , was that ho had boon mndo su
perintendent of a railroad in Vermont.
A little lalor ho was president of Iho
road. His career since is public prop
Years afterwards Judge Woodward
mot Gould at Saratoga. They recognized -
nizod each other. Gould told Wood
ward , In answer to the latter's question
that his stewardship had boon well per
"Then , " said the judge , joeoioly , "I
hnvo only this to ask , lhat if you should
over need a receiver again you well re
member the fnut and give mo the place. "
Gould answered with a stnilo eloquent
of his conviction that ho was not at nil
likely over again to bo nt the itiorey of.
a receiver , and it is probably safe enough
to assume that ho will at least never bo
reduced to the necessity of borrowing-ri
to pay his railroad fare on a journey in
search of a job.
It was but twenty-six years ago that
those things happened , nnd the fact
that in that short time ho has climbed
from such dire straits to the possession
of millions and the place of dictator of
practically all the country is almost as
marvellous as the wildest recitals of the
writers of fiction.
"PRINCE 0 ? THTJVES. "
nig .11 in IturiiH , AVho IMaiuiejl nit In- '
KCiilons Uobbcry in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia News : Tlio death of the
notbrious sneak James Burns , in Ham
burg , some days since , recalls the slory
of one of his boldest plans , which wan
laid against the great banking house of
Drexel it Co. , in this city , at the limit
when their olllco was at 81 South Tliird
In the old building the bonds wcrx > '
kept during the day in a wooden'drawer
which was only about .wolvo inches
from any ono standing in front of
the counter , which was of wood.
"It was proposed to wait until after
noon , when tlio valuables had all been
removed and the women were scrubbing'
the offices. Ono of the "sneaks" waa
then to enter as if to write a note in u
hurry ; ho would be followed by others , '
ono of whom , while apparently leaning
against tlio counter , was to cut u hole
eight inches in diameter directly opposite - . t
site the cud of the drawer , and through
the drawer itself. This would take not
more than live minutes , and traces of '
the cutting could be covofed up in no , '
time by means ol walnut putty. The
next day , when the bonds were put back
into the drawer , one member of the
gang was to engage tlio attention of the
clerk , while another would pusli
through the detached picuoundercover
of a largo cloak , and secure a handful of
bonds. Burns was foiled in his attempt
by the fact that just as ho perfected the
scheme ho was arrested , and before lie
regained his liberty the bank had
He was baffled in another scheme in
1877 by mere luck. He and Horace
Horan , ftlias "Little Horace , " had fol-
lowejl a messenger to the Western
Savings bank at Tenth and Walnut
streets , and wore ju t about to sui/.e the
lioiuls when they were scared elY by the
entrance of a customer.
Burns , or "Big Jim , ' ' as ho was famil
iarly called , was bora in BoMon , Mass. ,
in 1810. His liberality to his pals gave
him the title of "the prince of thieves , "
and it is a well known fact that when
any of his associates were in trouble ho
contributed largely to support their
wives and children. Ho had served
terms in Sing Sing , New York and
Boston , and had an international repu
Ho escaped from Raymond street jail
in Brooklyn on Friday , July ill , 1883 ,
and since that time ho has been in
Europe. His last enterprise was the
robbery of the Voroins bank in Hnin-
burg on July 22,1883. He succeeded in
getting about $14,000. Ho was the man
who originated the "sneak" method in
the robbery of banks , the most daring
of all the schemes by which n bank is
"worked. " His associates in the in
vention of this method are now reputa
ble merchants , and have deserted their
evil ways forever.
Beware of Scrofula
Scrofula Is probnbly moro general than any
other disease. It is insidious In character ,
and manifests Itself In running sores , pustular
eruptions , bolls , swellings , enlarged Jolnti ,
abscesses , sere eyes , etc. Hood's SarBaparilla
expels all trae ot scrofula from the blood ,
leaving It pure , enriched , and healthy.
" I was severely afflicted with scrofula , nnd
over a year had two running sores on my neck.
Took fire bottles Hood's Bnmpnrllla , and am
cured. " C. E. Loviwor , Lowell , Mass.
C. A. Arnold , Arnold , Me. , bad scrofulous
sores for seven years , spllng and fall. Hood1 *
Swsaparilla cured him.
by Impure blood. H Is re.vllly cured by Hood's
S.irsaparllla , the gre.it blood purlDcr. '
WUllam Spies , Elyria , O. , suffered Brotilljr
from erysipelai and salt rliviun , caused by
handling tobacco. At times his hands would
crack open and bleed. He tried various prei -
aratlons without aid ; finally took Hood's 8ar-
saparllla , and now saysi " I am entirely well. "
' My son had salt rheum on his IiamM and
on the calves ot his legs. Ho took HooJ'a
Sarsaparllla and Is entirely cured. " J. B.
Btauton , Jit. Vernon , Ohio.
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