Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, November 10, 1887, Page 4, Image 4
THE OMAHA DAILY BElfr ; THUKSPAY. NOVEMBER 10 , 1887. THE DAILY BEE , I'UBfilSHEll KVKUY MOKNINO. T1IRMS OF SUIISCIUI'TION. Jnlly ( Morning Edition ) Including Huuday JlFi'.Oni Yf-ar . tlO fl For Hlx Months . r. U rorTlirco Months . . . " 0 U7to Omaha Hunday HK ) : , mailed to any nil- dre < s. One Year . 20 OMAHA Onricv. No. HAKn in KAItNA f8rllI : KT NKW VOIIK Omen , KOOMU'I , Tin DUNK Hirit.n wi , WAKitiNfiTOs OrricE , NO. OU 1'oun rnnrmi tiTiinnr. _ COIUIKfil'ONHKNOE. All communications relating news nnd rdltorlDl mutter should b addrei > ed to thi Emrouor TIIK lir.K. IICBINKSS J.KTTr.KSt All IniHlneM loiters and remittances should bi mldriytsed to TJIB IIKK I'unMsiiiNO ( JOAU-ADV OMAHA. Draft * , tliocki and postofflco orders t < lie tnudu payable to the order of tha company , The Bee Polsliing Company , Proprietors E. KOSEWATEK , TUT DAIf/Y llEtt. Sworn Statement of Circulation. Etntcof Nebraska , I , - r County ff DoiiKla1) . I * ' " ' ( ! eo. It. T7Kchurlr. necrotary of Tlio Hce Pull ItMiIni ; company , dixpolrtnnh'Rn par that tin actual circulation of tlu > Dally lioo for tUo te ) * HUiiK Nor , 4 , 1WT , WOB as follows ) Rnturday. Oct. J . H.W Buiulny , Oct. IB ) . 14,21 Mond.iy , Oct.'Jl . . . 14,74 'J'uptilay , Nov. 1 . . . H,14 Wednesday. Nov. 8 . . . 14,4" Thwsduy , Nov. 3 . 14,70 Friday , Nor. 4 . 15,21i Average . 14.59 Orij. n. T/.SOIIUCK. Bworn to mid imlmqrlbml In my presence thL 6th duy of November , A. U. 18S7. 18S7.N.p.FEn , . ( SHAM Notary 1'ubllc Etato of Nnbrnskn. I _ _ County of Dnncla * . ) " " CIPO. II. Tzschuclc. 1 > Mnj ? first duly nwnrn , do J > en-en nnd says Hint IIP is secretary of Tlir HIM J'tibllsliluKroiiipiiny , that tha nrlual uveriiRi dully circulation of thtt Dally Ilee fa tin month ot November , Iff ) , 13,34 ; copies : for Dcrrmbrr , Idhfi , 1 3,237 copies /or Jfinunry. ! Nt7 , llrfl ! copies ; for 1'eh nisry. 1W7 , 14.1 ! roilosi ] for March. 18M7. 14,40 rojilcn ; for April , 1JW. 14.1)10 ) copies ; for May JfW. H.87roplt'H ! : forJnne , Ifr87. 14,147 copli-K for .Inly. IM7. H . ( nil topi OH ; for AURUst , 1887 , II , 3.M topics ; for September , IbbT , 14.W1) ) copies ; fo : October. 1887. H.WI. CIF.O. ii.Tzscituciv. Swoin to and Mib crlbed In my presence till Eth dny of October , A. 1 > . 1W7. ii. 1' . I'Kll , . ( SllAIi. ) Notary 1'ubllc. WK think Judge GrofT has boon fulli vindicated. \VllKUK wits the Fourth ward rcpub licauclub on Tuesday ? 1ms decided to rcsunu his lucrutivo law practices. HAT.I.OU nnd K&tollo now know wha' ' the people think of thorn. ' HONEST George Timmo did not SXYOOJ the county like iv prairie flro. THE people of the Third judicial diB trict have decided to keep the judieiurj puro. WHAT became of Billion's endorsers' It looks as if they had gone back or their signatures. OMAHA has redeemed herself fron the reputation that she is controlled bj hoodlums and dive keepers. THE prieo of l > cof on the hoof tini flrcsRoil is now lower thivn over knowi before in many parts of the west. CINCINNATI claims to have sccurei the national republican convention $ . , w Well slio is the hogopolia sure enough , . PAT FOUD worked very hard for Es tollo and Ballon , but the bloody Thin . did not all go one way as Pat predicted JUUQINO from the amount of etui boing' ' found in Lingp's cell the im pression is that he occupies the whol jail. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ THE cover should bo removed froti Cleveland's cabinet and the people b allowed to look in and see what is th matter. THE BEK never did have any politico influence , you know , but somehow i always manages to guess which way th wind blows. PAT O. HAWKS nnd Donnia Lane la , it all to Broatch. How could they male their inllueuco felt with lemonade an Cingor ale ? JOHN M. THUKSTON'S onitory an Ballou's brass bands had no appreciabl effect on the rank and fllo of thoughtft republicans. PitESiDKNTCr.EVKlAND having save his state for his party will now rovis lW ! remarks on pernicious activity an offensive partisanship. , who kept discreetly out ( reach of the landslide , now points t his speech in the judicial convontioi "Didn't ' I told you sol" Pooit VANDEIUIUSI feels very muc down In the mouth. His iron jaw is a most paralyzed from campaign spent ing , and all to no purpose. Tun Now York farmers scorn to hnv neglected the united labor party's ticko Division of Innd does not suit thofarnie unless ho pots his price for it. ' IF the Crown Prince dies , nnd it no seems impossible for him to rccovo Blhiimrck will Imvo to btcp nround prctt lively to keep the triple alliance M > li < GOVKIINOI ; GOUDON should ha\ stumped Now York state. Ono result < his vlbit to Ohio was an increase i Forakor's majority of about ton thoi sand. SENATOK MANOEHSON was ouly jol ' lug when ho urged the republicans < Omaha to stand by Estcllo , Ballou an Ilancock. Ho know they would pay r attention to his advice. k' A8 a party wrecker Cadet Taylor lit no equal this side of Illinois. His maj notlo leadership has ditched the rcpul lican ticket , and given the dcmocra rnoro thun they over dreamed of cai turing. ? HKWATOII EDMUNDS says that ho wi t' r/tiah the p/rttal tolcgraph measure i ( origroii-i n * noon an possible after U IntU'r ( ; [ > < ) ( IM. It is Mild that ho does n favor the | iuruluiHo of any of the exit Ing line * but that the governm.ont shn ( /root / lUow'ii wlruH. Can It be | > 0t > blb thpt the K'limtor wantn to make post y A costly failure Tlio IlouBlaboni * The triumphant election by sweeping maoritlcs | of the non-partlaan Judiciary ticket in this district registers the popu lar protest against the roustabouts and their methods. It will' probably bo n long time before another attempt is mmlo to put upon the bench of this dis trict men who are notoriously unfit for such n position and who lack the confidence of the people , which every judge should have. The rebuke administered to the reck less party hacks who imagined that they could whip decent republicans into line nnd force the election of dangerous men nud incompetents to the judichil positions in this district could not well bo more emphatic. It teaches n lesson which wo hope will not soon bo forgot ten. It is a rcmonslrtinco which pru dent leaders must heed , nnd which as piring roustabouts will long remember. The mere fact that the republicans are in a majority In this county and district affords no guarantee oj an election unless the clean nnd competent candidates arc nominated. This is by no means the first time that the best elements of the party have repudiated the work of n nominating convention. These periodic revolts are the safety valve against the dangerous overpressure exerted by the party machine in the hands of un principled men. The BEK heartily con gratulates the people of the Third dis trict upon their deliverance from a roustabout judiciary and the election of men who are entitled to their confidence and esteem. A ni'llllunt Political The local political fight in New York City was one of the most brilliant politi cal battles over witnessed. The chief point of interest was the district attor- ncyship , an office of vast importance , aa the conclusion of the case against Jacob Sharp , charged with bribing the alder men , was involved. Two candidates presented themselves , both democrats , and both assistants under the present district attorney , Marline. Col. John 11. Fellows , the joint nominee- Tam many and the county democracy , was the orator of the boodle trials. Ho made the final pleas before the juries In flvo of the six trials , and In four of thorn se cured a conviction. Delancey Nicoll , his opponent , has had sole charge of the boodle cases and the work of prepare- Lion und presentation of evidence , se lecting juries and arguing pointslin law lias been his. The impression obtained ihat the case against Sharp now before the court of appeals was to bo dropped , and that Fellows was chosen to do the work. The republicans on the strength of this impression took up the cause ol young Nicoll , a candidate for the dem ocratic nomination , and placed him on the republican ticket. A cross fight of unusual bitterness immediately arose , the mugwumps joining in to support Nicoll. The New York World was es pecially severe in its criticisms upon Fellows , and he was charged with being a dead-beat , with unsatisfied judgments of over $10,000 standing against him. His sympathy and connection with the exiled boodlurs in Canada was shown , and fac similes of correspondence dated fourteen years ago between him nnd Tweed was shown. Against these damaging attacks Colonel Fellows stood up manfully und with honeyed orator } explained them all away. Nevertheless the democracy , with a clear working majority in the city of fifty thousand was alarmed for the candidate , and Mayor Hewitt wrote nn urgent appeal making Colonel Fellows' cause his own praying the democracy to stand to gether for the sake of the state ticket and national administration. At UK eleventh hour President Cleveland was induced to write a letter endorsing the whole ticket and with a special request that Follows bo elected. The fight became came desperate for Fellows , a poor man nnd fifty-seven years of ago. Without t law practice , defeat under such charge : meant poverty and disgrace for himsel and family. Nor could his party wel stand defeat for this powerful official Nicoll , although a young man am exceedingly brilliant , stood in UK position of a bolter after going to tlu convention of his party us a can dSdtxte and defeat for him meant hi ; political death. The World with its on ormouB circulation nnd the Times wit ! : its mugwump following wore also in th < balance , the former alienating itsol forever from the local democracy ant the latter cutting itself off from Cleveland land and the administration. For thcsi two papers Nicoll's success was of tin greatest importance. Both forces hat exhausted their resources in behalf o their candidates and money was usedoi both sides without stint. As a rcsul Fellows is elected by a handsome major ity. Nicoll receives 10,000 votes mon than were given to Grant , nnd tin George candidate for the district attor noyship falls behind his ticket 10,00 * votes. The Ilctmlt In Ohio. ' It has never been seriously double * that the republican ticket in Ohi < would bo successful. The democrat wore heavily Imndlcapod by the vor ; bad record which the party had mad ! during the past throe or four years Frauds at the ballot box , corruption ii the legislature , extravagance In admin lull-alien which bankrupted the slat treasury , and the prostitution of the supreme promo court to partisan purposes , mail a load that no party could carry will any hope of success In a state whos voters read and are of average intolli gonco. The effort of the democrat ! leaders to divert attention from the sin of the party nnd run cho campaign 01 national issues was neither success ful nor profitable. The pec pie could not forgot the record nnd in the discussion o national issues there were several im portnnt respects in which the democrat wore at ft disadvantage. Not the leas of these was the advanced position the , took on the tariff question , which however admirable as an example c courage dissatisfied a great many dome crats who are as ardent believers In prc toction as are the republicans of Ohic Neither was it wise to avowedly mak the fight in the interest of the nations admlnlstratpn , which was done when th democratic- candidate for governor wn nominated and nuule more distinctly ai parent 09 the campaign advanced. II forced an issue that ought to have boor rOoorvcd for a-yoar Inter nnd compelled the republicans of Ohio to record thoii verdict on the presidential question tion twelve months In advance. It happened that circumstances oc curred to imbue them with a spccln' ' hostility to the administration which had a year been allowed to intervene might hare proved less effective. As It is , Ohio can with entire safety be placed in the republican column foi 1888 , whatever may arlso meanwhile. . It was nn unfortunalo move for the clem ocrats in importing the governor o ; Georgia , fresh from praising and honor ing the chief of the confederacy , 1 < take part in their campaign. 1'lierc wore other blunders , but those wo have cited , added to the burden of its manj sins , wore sufficient to defeat Iho parly and the wonder is that the republlear majority is not much larger. The personal effect of the republican victory in Ohio will very likely bo tc strengthen Governor Foriikcr in the good opinion of the party generally. It cannot be denied that ho made t gallant aggressive campaign , and ha : demonstrated that ho is a politician ol miud'tind mottle , qualifications essen tial to n leader. IIo is to some extent pardonable for the sectional controvcrsj that became so prominent u feature ol the campaign , since Iho democratic plan provoked it. But it is to bo said that Mr. Forakcr is rather too fond ot this line of discussion , in which ho it undoubtedly at his best , and for this reason is not the ina'n to bo pushed ftn to the front as representing1 the spiril and sentiment of the republican part.\ as a whole. Ho has very warm admir ers who will probably endeavor to rti this , and it will be well to servo limel } notice upon them that the republicans of the country , at least outaldo of Ohio are not expecting and do not desire that the presidential campaign nhtill bo rut on the Ohio model. Nevertheless Mr , Forakor is likely to bo something more of a figure in the party councils than he has been , and in the proper place will undoubtedly render good service. Of Great Benefit to Omaha. The opening of the Armour packing house nt South Omaha ycslerdny is at : event of great interest to the people o : this city. One thousand hogs wore slaughtered the first day , but this num ber is by no means the full capacity o ; the concern. By reason of the concen tralion of the leading packing concern ! in South Omaha this city has become for this section ft better hog market than Chicago. The opening of UK Armour house , which will now continue to slaughter from 1,000 to 5,000 hog ; daily during the season , establishes theme homo market that cannot possibly be excelled. Within a few days the Swift establishment , fully as largo as the Armour house , will be opened , and the local demand for hogs will bo materially increased. This will remove the ilifli cnlty under which buyers nnd sellers at South Omaha have labored thi ruling of Kansas City aud Chicagt pi-ices for live stock and the consc quent fluctuations dependent on the receipts c-eipts nt the South Omaha yards in ex cess of the demand at the local packing houses. A stiffening of prices has nl ready been noticed as a result of th ( work of Armour's buyers. This gives s character to the Omaha stock tunrku' that draws attention hither of all deal ers and producers in Nebraska and west crn Iowa. Representatives of the Swift and Ar mour concerns hnvo given assur anccs to the Stockman , the orgai of the packing interests at Soutl Omaha , that preparations are nov being made for the slaughter of cattli on a largo scale. This , of course , wil put the cattle market at South Onuihi on as substantial a footing ns thai upoi which the hog market is to rest. Onuihi has heretofore been powerless to in flu once the catllo market and Iho produc of Ihis section has been dependent upoi the lluctunlions at Chicago and Knnsa City. With a strong demand fron these lo two enormous packing houses Omaha'slive stock markets will bo o far greater importance to this sectioi than those of either Kansas City o Chicago. Tlio United Ktatet * Senate. It seem * to bo very probable that Mr Riddloborgo. . of Virginia , will bo sue ceeded in the United States senate by democrat. His term will expire Marcl 3 , 1839. As the two parties now stand ii the senate the republicans have U9 am the democrats 37 , classing Riddlobergc as a republican. Ho has exhibited in dependent tendencies , however , whicl make him uncertain , and ho may al an time make a tie by voting with th democrats. Whether ho will bo mon or less likely to do this by reason of th result of the election in Virginia it i difficult lo say. A democratic succosso to the Virginia senator will not chang the relative strength of the two partic in Iho senate if , as now appears prob * bio , the republicans have secured a nu jority in the Now Jersey Icgislatui und will thus be enabled to elect a re publican successor to J. R. McPhcrsoi whoso term will expire in 1839. It i not improbable , however , that the claii of David S. Turpio to the scat of Senate Harrison , of Indiana , will bo ilisallowut in which case the republicans would hav a majority of twowilhoulRiddloborgoi Of Iho other senators whoso terms wi expire iu 1889 nil will undoubtedly I succeeded by mon of like politics , thai the present political complexio of the United States senate will pro ! ably not bo changed during the no four years. It is perhaps not unfortut nto that the two political parties are t nearly evenly divided in the senalo , hi il is a misfortune that a man so crratii unreliable and generally wrong-headc as Riddlobergor should have it in h power to tip that body and thereby r < tard and embarrass .business , or pcrha ] work mischief. Tlio Hanncr Ward. The Fourth ward has for years bee the banner ward of republicanism i Omaha. Populated nlmo.st entirely I business mou nnd the be t class of 01 citizens its expression through the ba lot box affoi-Js a reliable index of tli sontimonl , of Iho reputable and intoll gent element of Iho community. The banner warel has been hoard from andii Hpoko with no uncertain sound * Judge Maxwell , who represents the party sentiment of the ward , received 033 votes for supreme judge , ngninst 492 for the democratic candidate. In other words , the republican majority of the Fourth ward on supreme judge was 439. Contrast with this the vote for district judges. The banner ward gave Estollo only 425 votes and Ballou only 371 , while of their competitors Wakoloy received 1,135 , Graff 5,081 , and Doano 1,043. Just think of111 A republican \vnrd ' which gave Judge Maxwell 430 majority gave Wakoloy 710 majority over JMollo and 7fll over Ballou , whilu Groff benta Ealollo G5G nnd Ballou 707 , and Dpano' , .who was represented aa awfully unpopular , beats Estollo 013and Ballou by GG9. The banner republican waril gave Frank Mooros 093 votes , or n cl9an majority of 659 over his demo cratic opponent , while Dave Mercer , for county judge , only received 603 votes altogether and was beaten by Shields , democrat , by 310. This is the most scathing rebuke that how over been ad ministered in this stnto. It is a procla mation by the reputable element of the party thai only clean and compelent candidates can count011 its support. THE interference of the president in the Massachusetts campaign appears to have been less effective than was his intermcddlincr in New York. There was great joy in the democralic camji of Hie Bay stale when the information was communicated that Mr. Cleveland endorsed the stnto ticket and desired it < : Oioclion. The disaffected ceased their complaining and those who were satis fied became sanguine of success. It was believed the expression of Iho president would at once draw into line the mug wump vole , which with the Butler con tingent was thoughl tomaketheoutlool < for the democracy entirely horonc. II is now evident , however , that a serious miscalculation was made somewhere , and very likely it was with regard to those somewhat troublesome and uncer tain fellowstho mugwumps. liven a presi dential endorsement could not induce them to accept Levering , and it may ap pear when the figures are all in that there were a good many democrats who felt Ihc same way. Democratic politics in Massachusetts has been somewhat de moralized , and maybe more so since Tuesday's defeat , yet with Cleveland at the candidate next year the republicans would be surer of some other sUilcs than of Massachusetts. TITE state of Now Hampshire lin | coinc tardily into line with the states whicl : have laws to prevent and punish bribery or corruption , and this cannot bo ex plained on the ground that there Ini1 been no demand for such a law. How ever , the legislature finally grasped the situation nnd passed a lav which provides11- thai whoever at tempts lo corruptly influence an oxecu live or judicial 'ofilcer ' , or member o : the legislature , shall bo punished by im prisonment not exceeding five years ni a fine not exceeding $3,000 , and whocvci accepts a bribe shall forfeit his office be forever disqualified for holdingollicc and be imprisoned not more than tor years or fined not exceeding 35,000 Such a law ought to insure New Hump shire against unclean officials. TITK unsuccessful candidacy of Colono Frederick Dent Grant for the office o secretary of the stale of Now York dem onslrnlcs the impossibility of hodilj transferring to a son the boundless love and veneration which the people have for the father. No name is dearer tc the hearts of the people than that o Grant , and nothing , were the fntlioi alive- , would bo denied him. Bui Ihttl the son does not share in this was clearly shown by the result of the voU in New York stato. The people plncx no vnl jc whatever upon the uncesU-y o a man unless he inherits powers whiel' in thonibclvcs command respect ani attention. DIVISION has probably carried in Da kola , but the indications at-o by a small majority. There was far less interest manifested in Ihe quoslion than hae been cxpecled in view of Iho effort tha1 had been made to arouse the people Perhaps a general fooling Ihat nothing is to bo hoped for from the demooralii congress will explain the widc&prcat indifference reported. GonsiAN victorious in Marylum makes Higgins and all his other bench men secure. The reformers need hopi for no further attention from the ud ministration , while the chief of tin Maryland machine may bo expected ti wield Iho sccplro in managing the uux national democratic campaign. CHIISK JUSTICE Fmuxs now rolalc how un infernal machine was once son lo him also. Such devices are no nearly so dangerous lo men in his po i tion as Iho bombJ they manufacture fo Ihcmbclvcs every lime they decide will Ihe monopolies and ngninst the people JUDOK MAXWIT : < TJ must feel hi'ghl ; gratified nt the renewed evidence of hi popularity which is furnished by Tues day's vote. It is a splendid and mcritci endorsement of the fearless and uprigh judge. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ HOLE-IN-TIIK-DAY , Ji : . , another soi of his father , lijs boon adopted by ; white family in Minnesota. Haviiij thus advanced in tjpo social scale he wil soon bo in trim to un for supreme judgi of Nebraska on jh $ democratic ticket . who "left" GKNTI.KMHJT were 01 Tuesday should not fall to give Ihoi serious attention to the figures. The , are Iho cslimalo which their fellow citizens place upon them , and tire prolly just measure of their merit. TIIKUK is a fair prospect of a rate wa between the Milwaukee & St. Paul am the Chicago , Burlington &Quncy ! roads If the contest is as fierce as the threat Ixitwcen the two lines the freight rate between Omaha and Chicago will b knocked quite low. WHKN the Union Pacific shortonci Iho time of trains between San Fnui Cisco and Chicaco by one day mud active competition wns stirred up in thai direction. All the rival roads are now preparing now Umo tables , show ing decided roduclions in lime lo Chicago nnd Now York. endorsed "his old friend Col. Fellows" for dlslrlct attorney of Now York , and Follows endorsed his old. friend Tweed by bor rowing $5'J3 from him during his trial for bribery. Public office la a public trust , but politics Is politics. Tin : Ifcpubhcunsnys : "Tho mugwumps tire on top. " In this case Iho term "mugwump" is a synonym for decency , common sense , integrity nnd ability. When such an Issue is forced the mug wump will always be on top , nud don't you forgot it. THE KII2M ) IN1IUSTUY. . Last week six carloads of cotton Jcana wore shipped from Uidduford , Mo. , to China. It has been estimated tlmt thcro arc 090,000 saleswomen hi the United States and 200,000 dressmakers. A California mechanic has invented n stemming machine that stems five full car loads of raisins dally. Artistic brass work is becoming very com mon throughout the west on account of the grcnt reduction hi cost. A Mnlno mechanic lias Invented a hy- drruillo press that compresses sawdust into ono-foutlh its loose volume. Tlio Amsterdam knlttliiR mills liavo all larjfu orders nlicad , The New England dry ( juoils mills uio nearly all overcrowded with orders. New manufacturing companies nro springIng - Ing up In the west , und there seems to bo no trouble in obtaining sufllciont capital lo slart them. There is a good scarcity of Spanish ores In foreign markets , und ocean freight rates have been advanced. This will affect the price of iron. Iiull.inapolls' natural pas people are about to buy f 100,000 worth of wrought Iron pipe to comluul imlural pus to thai city from wella Iwenly miles away. It has boon estimated that the prcscnl pro duction of finished bilk goods in the United Sltitcs is $00,000,000 ; capital employed , $30.- 000,000 , and number of liatuls , 50,000. Manufacturers In Gre.it Brllnlu are grad ually adopting liquid fuel In place of raw fuel. A London ship builder has Just built a steam launch of IL'O tons burden to bo run by petroUmm , which Is Injected Into the furnace bv means of steam taken from Uio boiler. This experiment will bo watched. There nro i)0 blast furnarcs In and about I'ltlsburp.-33 rolling mills , 29 steel works , 15 window glass works , U7 flint glass works und 11 grcuMi gl.ist ) works. The blast furnaces make 000,000 tons of iron per ye.ir. the roll ing millsr > 7.i,0 ( > 0 tons ; steel works , 750,000 tons ; uUt < - glass Works , il. ' " ' 0,000square feet ; window glass works , 900,000 boxes. The- painters , plasterers , and decorators nro very busy nt tins M-asou completing contract work , nnd will piobably be crowded with in terior work during the wintor. A vast Hinnunl of alteration is contemplated and building labor generally will laid more em ployment the coiiiiu winter than hereto fore. fore.Valuable Valuable anthr.icitc coal finds are being made on the Northern Pacific coast. Ono district js said to possess the richest coal measures in the world. One vein is fourteen foot thick , another thirty feet ami another twelve feet. All thcso scams are within u distance of 700 yaids. Thcro are seven scams in all. For some reason the coal owners of South Wales propose to abolish the sliding scalcby which 00,000 miners have been paid for ten years. During the past three years $15,000- 000 or its equivalent , has been expended by English mechanics , colliers nnd cotton spin ners in paying the cost of strikes. On account of the rapid expansion of our manufacturing capacity the machine shops of the country continue to be exceedingly busy , and us a consequence prices have begun to move up. This is welcome news to ma- cliinemnkers , as for yearn past they have been doing work on very narrow margins. A Unique Distinction. fit. Lnuli firpttb/fran. The Atlantic ocean will hereafter enjoy the unique distinction of being tlio 0110 thing in God's universe that over gotuioiu from Jay Gould than it gave. A Health Injuring Strain. St. Lvitia Glolit-Dcinucrat. The announcement that Mr. Cleveland ha * an attack of rheumatism leaves no room tc doubt that the mental strain of bis recent speechmaking was entirely physical , as ail Irish philosopher would state the G.ISC. The Power of Thought. 5j inafttM Union. Electricians have discovered that the hu man brain when nt work evolves enough hea to drive an electric motor , through the inter vention of a thermopile. One of these days , the ministers , lawyers and editors will be given tree passes on the railroads on condi lion that they wear thermopiles in their hats , think hard , und furnish power for the loca motives. Glorlouw Autumn. lioiton Cum ( tr. Crimson autumn , golden uutumn , autumn ol our northern/clime , Spring they say's n splendid season , but yoi beat it every time. Season of delightful evenings , charming mornings , glorious noons , Purple dawnmgs , rosoy sunsets , tender Star light , utcllow moons. Crimson autumn , golden autumn , uutumn ol our northern clime , Lifo is Mvout and worth the living when wt sec you in your primo. In the autumn days wo suffer neither fron the heat nor cold , And there uro no flies upon us wliilo the sceptre she doth hold. Lot the poets sing of spring time , let them wo don't euro a rap , Hoary winter , glorious autumn , never llngcn In your lap. Colds , nor chills , nor dread pneumonia , ovei do your rciun molest , Summer folds her arms around you and ex pires upon your breast. Dies upon your bosom , autumn , leaving yov the wreath slio won , All the riches that Mio gathered 'ncath ' a fiercely burning bun. I3ut you freely share them with us till old winter in his rage , Hoary winter comes to rob you of yout precious heritage. In the autumn twixt the winter's cold and Bummer's parching heat , Wo are ne'er assailed with questions ns we pass along tlm fclreet. Questions foolish , idiotic , answered not , ex cept by fo\v , " blazes ain't ill" "Is't Such as , "Cold as , or , hot enough for youl" In the autumn when the glory lies upon the woods and hills , Wo'vo no moro ice cream to pay for , no more Iceman's monthly bills. In the autumn comes rejoicing , for the picnic mason's by , Aim wo run nq risk of sitting on lemon , squash or custard pic. Crimson autumn , purple autumn , golden uutumn , season blest , All thy days are lull of pleasure , all thy nights are full of rust. And the fowl which ( so the story hath been handed down to us ) Saved the city built by Remus and lila brother , Uomulus , At an altitude's nuspcnded , such as gives to mankind cheer , In tha autumn , gorgeous autumn , gladdest season of the year ! THE TELEGRAPH OPERATOR The Salary nud RospoiiQlbllltloa ol the Position. SOME BENEFIT ORGANIZATIONS. Few OMTclCRraitlicrt-Ttift l-Mglit ol the n. ft O. Company Some Interest- Knots. NKW YORK , Nov. 9. [ Correspondence of Iho Br.B. ] Thcro nro aboul 60,000 telegraph operators in this country. Their wages have declined 10 or 15 per cent within the last flvo years. They wore paid beat before Iho slriko. In Iho Western Union Iho standard salary Ihcn was $90. First class operators got $85 and 895 per monlh. After Iho strike operators who received those salaries got $75. A year afterward the standard was made $80. Later $90 nnd $93 was paid to old first class operators ; after which the decline wasjoncral | , to the present rate. The btWdard is still SSO. A few old hands get moro. No new operator docs. Very many receive loss. Salaries range from $35 to $75 or $80 as a rule for mon. The range for wo men is from $35 to S50. They never receive men's wages. In some few coses , however , women can do men's work in full. Her work in general com pares bettor with man's work than her j > ny with man's pay , in telegraphy. Wore her work exactly on a par with man's , she would not get the bnmo wa ges. A telegraph olllcial expresses it : "When we have to pay men's wages to women , wo will putinon in their places. " Thesro is a dUposilion on Iho part of telegraph companies to biro womenand if in all cases the laltor wore equal to the demands of the business , they would bo employed perhaps exclusively. MAU5 Ol'KUATOUS say that in gen oral Iho labor is too heavy and too steady for women , anil that women do not succeed ns well as man on long circuit work. Hero the tax on patience. nerves and coolness is better borne by men , it is said. Nighl worlc again is endured by men belter than women. In the mutter of discipline there is no dif ference ; women working as steadily and industriously as men. The LJalti'moro and Ohio company employed women in greater proportions than the Western Union ; never paying more than $50 per month. In the li'eavy days' work of the Haltimoro and Ohio Company some of the women operators would send from 350 to 400 messages daily. This is a big day's work for a mail. The hours of work arc cighl for the day nnd seven for night. First-china operators under pressure can send 500 messages , nggre- galing aboul 5,000yords , in these hows. This is very exceptional. Four hundred messages nro a big day's work ; 350 n good one. Three hundred uro nearer Iho average. Women in the telegraph employ are in most cases unmarried. It is said that they marry off but slowly. They sire generally young and comely , loo. They are perhaps the handboinesldivision of women employes , The percenlago of women operators in Now York city is about 80 , oulsido of New York it is less. Thcro are several insurance und mu tual IIKNUriT OIIOAXIZATIONS among the telegraph opuralors , They are local with one exception. The tele graphers' Mutual benefit association , which is general , has its ofllco in Now York city nnd a membership over all parts of the world. The ago of oligibil- ily to admission is from 18 to 45 years. Tlio initiation fee is $2 , and the sum paid to bcnofieiaries of deceased mem bers is $1,000 per person deceased. Upon the death of a member in good standing an assessment of from $1 to $12 , according to age of entry , is made upon the survivors. The number of mom- bora of this association in round numbers is 8,800 , and the reserve - servo fund for 18S7 , is $04,000. This is accumulated by a calcula tion of U per cent of the entire amount of insurance provided by the association. M,000 of this fund is held by the Western Union Telegraph company as trustee , and the balauco by a trust com pany selected by the association's cx- ocutivo committee. In New York City there is the Tele graphers' Aid society , with an initia tion fee of $1 for any operator ; dues fifty cents per month. This society pays $ S per week to n member in case of yiukness _ and $75 in case of death , to his bonelie-iarics. There are about five hundred monibers. The ofllcors are all Western Union employes. Another is the Gold and Stock Lifo Insurance association with about four hundred members , The duos are fifty cunts per month , and tlio benefit in $ UOO payable in twelve months at $50 [ > er month. Another is a building associa tion and waving institution , and finally , in some respects most important , is the Brotherhood of Telegraphers , A SECItKT OUOANI7.ATIOK connected with the Knights of Labor. Its members have nothing to impart concerning it to disinterested inquirers. Those who are not members have no further knowledge of it than is to bo in ferred from its association with the Knights. The per centago of women in the Telegrapher's Mutual Benefit asso ciation is in the neighborhood of five per cent. Their percentage in the Tol- c-grapher's Aid society , which gives as sistance in cases of sickness , is much larger about Si5 per cent. There are few old telegraphers. Operators are anxious to quit the biibi- ncbs which nllbrdy good pay for a young man but poor for elders and holds no fu ture. Tlio operator of twenty or twenty- live earns as good pay at ho can expect at llfty. Many drop out of the largo offices " fices continually. They become stenographers go to the brokers' oflicc.s on the private tickers and remain in the brokers' business ; or they enter the newspaper connection and innumerable others in similar man ner. Baltimore & Ohio opornlor.s were mostly recruits from Western Union. AH members of the Baltimore fc Ohio company they wore animated by a strong corps spirit nnd loyalty. In join ing the Baltimore & Ohio they sup posed that they were permanently placed under a company that would never sell out. Many of TUB 11ALT1MOKK A OHIO success in its fights with Western Union were greatly duo to the concert and sentiment of the employes. There was an enlistment of the imaginative side in them , having a practical effect in the competitions of the companies. The freights of the Baltimore & Ohio company against Western Union were entered into withfrco will by the Baltimore morek Ohio employes , who often won the battle for their employers. On the 1st of November of this year fifty employes of tbo Baltimore and Ohio telegraph company , now morginl in the Western Union , received their discharge in thu morning without the * month's notice duo by tlioir contract They wore given two weeks' pay upon leaving. Thcso terms were ac cepted by certain proportion ' ' ' ' ' * ' " ' " . "S * . ot the dlaohnrcod employes. OUiora hftfl cntcrlalnod. Ideas of suing fop- the full month's pay. Tlio lack of concert op erated ns an obMaclo to thjs courso. The remaining Baltimore b Ohio om- iiloyoa look forward to nny uncortnlnty in Iho wny of discharge from 100 to 200 operators. airs. Sachs' I'nncuko. St JVitil G'o.f ! ! , Mrs. Sachs , the SU Louis female who won notoriety nnd n court trial by tossing n pnn- calco Into the lap of the president's wlfo , is now on exhibition In a dlmo museum In St. Louis. What of thopnncakol It it is like the uvcrago pancake b.iliod In the all-night restaurant , the probability Is that wmo en terprising sheemnUor who knows n good thing when ho sees it Is using It for a lap- BtOllO. " llooiilc. " Cincinnati Commcrclul-OiizoUo : The word boodle has gone Into tlio United States language. 1'untorn newspapers , oven those of Boston , use il without quotation marks. Wo believe the word originally npponrod in the Cominorclnl- Gazolto in a report of the great Amer ican Express robbery in Cincinnati several years ago. Ono Sunday after noon n ono-horso wagon was driven up to the otllco on Unco street , a small iron traveling safe loaded on and taken neross the river into Kentucky and rilled. Larry Ilnzon. the famous old detective , was employed by the express company to work up the case and ho succeeded iu recovering most of the money. When mot by a reporter al Iho police station , after the lucky capture , Ha/en throw up his bunds in happy mood nnd exclaimed - claimed : "Wo'vo got the boodle I" The word was afterward used to denote money nsod for dishonest purposes in local polities , and disi-epuUiblo polltieniH in the city and state came to bo known us "boodlers" and their party us the " boodle party. " The word is spread in usage and is now common throughout the country. An article of household utility , which is not only elegant and artistic , but economical , deserves mention. It is with pleasure that we call the- attention of our readers to the "Garland Stoves nud Uangos. " Longevity of AiiiiiialH nnd Scicnco : The elephant lives lOOyoarn nnd upward ; rhinoceros , 20 ; camel , 100 ; lion , t5 ! to 70 ; tiger , leopard , Jaguar and hyena ( In confinoinonlaboul ) li5 ; heaver , 50 ; deer , 20 ; wolf , 20 ; fox , 1 1 lo 10 ; hare , 8 ; sqlrrel , 7 ; rabbit , 7 ; swine , 26 ; stag , under 50 ; horse , 30 ; ass , JiO ; sheep , under 10 ; cow , 20 ; ox , J0 ! ; swan , parrot and raven , 200 ; eagle , 100 ; geese , bO ; hen and pigeon , 10 to 10 ; hawic , 80 to 40 ; crane , 24 ; blackbird , 10 to 12 ; pen- cock , 20 ; pelican , 40 to 50 ; thrush , 8 to 10 ; wren , 2 to 8 ; nightingale , 15 ; black cap , 15 ; linet , 14 to 23 ; goldfinch , 20 to 21 ; redbreast , 10 to 12 ; sky lark , 10 to 30 ; titlark. 5 ted ; chatllnch , 20 to 21 ; star ling , 10 to 12 ; carp , 70 to 150 ; pike. SO to 10 ; Halmon , li ( ; codfish , 11 to 17 ; col. 10 ; crocodile , 100 ; tortoise , 100 to 200 ; whale , estimated 1,000 ; queion bees live 4 yearn ; drones , 4 inontliK ; worker boos , 9 monlhs. Choking Catarrh. Have yon nwufccncd from a dlHturbud ttlcap with nil tlio horrible smisntlons of an usuaHslii clutrlilng your throut and pn-st < lng the life- brc.ith from your tightened cheat ? Huro you noticed the languor and debility that miccood the ulToi t to cleur your throat and hond of this catnnhiU mutter ? What a deitri'sslng tnlluonoo U cxorU upon the mind , clouding the moiuory nnd lining the head with jmlus uutlbtrungo uolscsl I low dim cult It Is to rid the numl i > sages , tli roat and lungH of this poUouous mucus all can testify who nro nllllcted with catarrh. Hmvililllciilt to protect tlio Bj-Htcni npulnatlta fuither progrc-w towards the limes , liver and kldnoyH , nil liliyniclfins will nflmlt. 1 lisa tor- rlblo dlscnsc. nnd crlci out for relief and euro. 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