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. . . . THE 6MAHA DAILY ; BEE : MONDAY , FEBRUARY 6 , 1888.
THE DAILY BEE ,
CVI-ICIj XO. 12 , I'EAIITJ STltEKT
Eellvercilby rnrrlcrln nny part of the city nt
t u cnty i nits per w eck.
II. W TII.TON , . . . Manager.
MdllT r.lllTOII NO. SJ.
M INOIl MKNTIO.V.
N. Y. Plumbing Co !
Hcltcr , tullor , Full Roods cheap ,
t MonOy to lonn on improved olty prop
erty by W. S. Cooper. UtO Mnln street.
Good coal , full wel/fltt / KUiirrmilccd.
0. U. Lumber Company , DOOMuin street.
\Vnntcd-A BOOI ! jf'i'l ' f ° r Koneral
housework. Inquire Mr . Tilton , 627
The Woman"H Christian association
will meet at the hospital at 3 o'clock this
Two drunks yielded to the importun- .
iticH of the Uroadway police lust ovon-
ing. and were put to bud on the upper
Bhelf of the city jail.
Wanted A lirst-clnss milliner. No
other need apply. Address with refer
ences and salary wanted , E. M. , BKK
olllcc , Council UlulTs , la.
DNlne carloads of Iron and six of stone
nro now standing on the bank of the
river , and will soon bo part and parcel
of the now Uroadway bridge.
HTho revival meetings at the Broadway
ethodist cnurch will bo continued
throughout the present week. It is also
expected to have meetings in the after
noon.Unity Guild will give u social which
will com bine with other attractions u
fine musical programme , next Friday
evening , at the homo of Mrs. Charles
Swan , on Stutsman street.
Some of the church folks have been
considering the advisability of securing ,
if possible , Major Whittle , of Chicago ,
lo conduct a buries of revival meetings
hero. His engagements are such that
lie cannot como before April , and the
is that the matter will be
lid over until fall.
The Congregational Sunday school
hiiH so increased in numbers that the
present rooms are crowded. A commit
tee is appointed to plan on reseating the
room , and to secure now chairs and
other furnishings , in the hope that by
thus rearranging all can bo better ac
The express agents of this city in
making their yearly reports for 1887 ,
llml n decided increase in business over
the preceding year. Tho- annual re
ports of the local ticket , agents are not
yet forthcoming , but it is understood
that they will show a surprising increase
in the passenger travel in and out of
this city during the past year.
There will bo an exciting checker
match nt the Pacific hou.se this evening.
Several players from the outside wfli
participate and test the skill of the
Bluffs players. As there are some very
scientific players in this city , the games
will doubtless bo hotly contested. The
billiard malch at the Masonic temple
will have a tendency to lessen the at
tendance at the checker contest , but
each will draw a largo number.
Amusement lovers will have plenty to
amuse them during I ho present week.
Manager Dohtiny has secured three
companies which rank with the best
upon the road. Tuesday evening "Pow
ers' Ivy Leaf" holds the boards. This it
a melodrama , but is full of startling sit
uations and admirable climaxes. Thurs
day evening Thomas Keene , the trage
dian , appears in UA Fool's Kevengo. '
A bare mention of this is enough to
Bocure a full houso. The week closes
with the ncdmund-Bnrry party in
"Reno. " They present a double bill in
the ' 'Konaldos " the best
great , contortion
tion and grotesque artists living. They
will bo sure of a packed houso.
On the market for over twenty years.
Still the most reliable and the most
popular sewing machine made. The
light running Domestic. Ollfco lOo
The New ClmrclicB.
The work on St. Peter's church it
still being pushed , and this week the
frescoors will take possession of it. This
branch will bo done by K. A. Norling ,
who has just finished the frescoing work
on the new county court houso.
The sea Holding is already in place and
there is no occasion for any delay. It is
expected that the work will require
nout live weeks to bo completed. Mr.
Norling's contract amounts to $700 , The
altars , three in number , are in position ;
and are very handsome. The center
ono cost $800 , and is the gift of Potoi
Wicsx The other two , costing $35C
each , are the gifts of .John Morgan and
his brother. The pews are in the build
II' ing ready to bo set as soon as the othoi
work is finished. It is the present in
tention to have the church consecrated
II'I" on St. Joseph's day , March 10 , and
I" Bishop Cosgrovo , of Davenport , will be
here then. The total costof everything
complete , lot and all , will bo $18,000 ,
The society is so well satisfied with its
success in building the church
that they are already talking ol
erecting a parochial school building on
the vacant lot east of the church , some
time within the next year. They are
in a most flourishing financial condi
tion , and have a line church edifice
nearly completed and paid for.
The other Catholic society of the citj
under the guidance of Father MeMon-
omy will soon move Into their eloganl
now church building on the corner ol
Fifth avenue and Sixth street. As BOOH
us the furniture is placed in position
this imposing structure , costing $4,000 ! ! ,
will bo comploto. It is that the COIIBCV
oration exorcises will take place or
Travelers I Stop ut the Bechtolo.
Shcafo loans money on real estate.
A Larger Hotel.
It Is now a settled fact that Jacol
Noumayor will increase his hotel faclli
ties on upper Broadway , and the plans
for the addition are already completed ,
The now part will have a thirty-foui
foot front and will bo sixty foot deep.
The lower floor will ho divided into tw <
store rooms , ono twenty and the othoi
fourteen by sixty feet. It will bo throe
stories high and will contain thirty-foui
rooms on the second and third floors
The part now in use will bo remodolet
so as to give good olllco , parlors am
nineteen sleeping rooms. The wholt
building complete will have a frontngi
of blxty-nino foot , and will contaii
about sixty rooms. Mr. Noumayoi ; pro
poses to eventually replace the old par' '
with a line three-story building , bu
fools unable- do so at present. Hi
claims that since his bar was closet
there has boon a very heavy roductioi
lit his profits , nud that unless there is i
prospect for reopening it ho will him
to make haste u little more slowly. II <
has done decidedly well in his present
location , and his facilities have lout
been taxed to the utmost. It is hopcu
that the enlargement will result favor
ably , and the UKK wishes him nbundan
i . .
S. B. Wadsworth & Co. loan money.
THE NEWS IN THE BLUFFS ,
The Salvation Soldiers Arc Still
Happy On the Way.
THE NEW CATHOLIC CHURCHES.
Tlicy Are Ilnpltlly Ncnrlng Comple
tion Tlio I'rospcct For Hnces This ,
HcnNon A llomlNinnn Hciiicni-
bered Personal Mention.
Still Hnppy on the AVnjr.
Ycstofilay afternoon u roiiresontnlivo
of the DEI : strnyetl Into the quarters of
the Salvation Army on Bryant Btrcot.
Ills appearance created quite u little
Btlr when ho had presented his croden-
tsals. "You newspaper meu light shy
of us somehow or other , " remarked one.
"Wo won't hurt anybody and nro only
trying to do the people good. " This in-
Bsnuatiou as to rcportorial need the
scribe quickly answered by stating that
ho had already taken out a lire insur
ance policy on' the future and hit * pres
ent visit was for news relative to the
Coxncil BlulTs division of the "army. "
The members prebcnt were intelligent
and gentlemanly and readily gave the
"Who has charge of the army now ? "
askcc } the reporter.
'Lieutenant Dries and Cadet Arnold ,
but neither of them are hero just at
pro'sont. " is
"What is your memborshipy"
"Wo have fifty-seven names on the
books now. They are the octivo mom-
Dors. Wo have had twelve converts
during the past two weeks. "
"Do the converts generally- hold out.
or do they inostlv blackslido after a
time ? "
"Why , as to that , some of thorn go
back. They do in all churches. "
"Wo have this advantage though , "
put in another. "If they don't stand up
to the rack , out they go. Wo don t
keep them along hoping they will do
bettor. When they disgrace their
colors , they are taken away from them.
So you see. wo keep our ranks clear. "
"You think , then , the army is doing
a good work ? "
"A good work , " broke in another
who , until now had been silent. "Doing
a good work ! Well I should say so.
Look at mo. Put my name in the paper
and say to the people of Council
BlulTs and Omaha that it has saved
Xeph Hughes , the hardest character in
the two cities. I want my old abbociatcs
to know what Jesus and the Salvation
army arc doing for mo. Toll them I
light now just up hard for the Lord as I
used to for the devil. " There was no
question in the mind of the reporter ,
but that ho meant every word ho said.
Said another : "A great many persons
attend our meetings , are convicted
of sin and are converted
cither at homo or somewhere else.
Many of thes6 join the various churches ,
as tilery prefer. Wo have a good mem
bership , but it don't begin to give all
the names of persons who have been
converted through the work of the
"How do the churches stand 'in rela
tion to your work' ? ' '
"Quito a number from the Methodist
church attend our meetings , but just
now they arc having a revival of their
own. How much of this is directly duo
to the work of the army no one can tell.
The Baptists turn out quite largely.
They don't take an active part in our
meetings , but they give us financial
help , which is one form of roligioua
work. Members' the other churches
como in occasionally. Once in a great
while 11 minister drops in and spends an
hour-with us , but they don't ' help us us
much as they might and as wo wish they
"What progress is the barracks
"Iloro oomcs Mr. Alexander , our sec
retary. He can tell you about that. "
The question was put to that ollicial.
"Wo hope to have our barracks lo
cated hero within aycarrsaid he. "Wo
have quite a sum already on hand for
that purpobo , and more adding all the
time. Kov. Henry Do Long is our
treasurer. If ho was hero ho could give
you more information upon that subject
than I can. "
"What is the average amount of your
receipts per week ? "
' Including the thrco Sunday collec
tions wo average about four dollars a
"How are your accounts kept ? "
"I have one book , Mr. DoLong has ono
and the person in charge of the army
lias a third. Our accounts are kept in
there and arc always open to public in
spection. In addition to this wo render
a balance shoot every month , which is
road in our meetings. In this way the
people know where the money they give
us goes to. There is no possible chance
for crookedness. " *
" "You ought to save considerable
money out of $28 a week , "suggested the
"Well , our expanses are pretty heavy.
Wo pay $80 a month for this hall , and it
costs considerable to run it. Wo save
some , to bo sure , but there isn't a very
heavy monthly balance after our ex
penses are all paid. "
"How do the papers use you ? "
"Oh , wo have little to complain of on
that score. Whenever a member of the
army goes wrong ( gets drunk or any
thing of that sort ) the papers give it to
the army , of course ; but the fact is , we
don't countenance actions of that kind
and should not bo blamed for thorn.
Wo do our best to keep clear and ought
to have credit for it. " Hero Hughes
broke in with : "A-short time ago ono
of thpjmpors ( the Herald ) said that our
religion was not deep enough to prompt
us to go out in the mud. You can say
wo are willing to go into the mud or
anywhere else to save sinners. " And
Mr. Alexander added : "Such slurs are
too contemptible to provoke any notice.
If the papers commend us for our work
wo are glad. If they score ' us wo go
right ahead just the Barn'o. "
"How is the army in Omaha prospor-
Pretty well ; it is growing right
along. They have a banquet tomorrow
( Monday ) night , and most of the army
hero are going over. "
"Do you know anything about the
trouble between some of the members
there and the keeper of the restaurant
whore they took their meals ? The BKK
ventilated the matter last week. "
"Why , yes , " said ono , "Oh , no , " said
another , "Of course , "began a third. and
then all wore as silent us the dead. "All
wo know is what wo have read in the
papers , " said ono at last. And that was
all anyone know.
"What now things have you upon
your programme for the future ? "
"Well , wo don't bank much on the
future , but you can say that on next
Wednesday nightMajor Dale's wife will
lecture in tills hall upon 'Eight Years'
Battle Scenes in America. ' Admission
10 cents ; lecture to begin at 8 o'clock.
tain concerning the methods adopted
by the Salvation Army for the prosecu-
tioji of their Work , the honesty , sin
cerity and zeal of its members here are
surely worthy' -the commendation 6 (
ill who seek after and wish for a bolter-
ng of all human conditions. . .
Money to loan. W. S. Cooper. .
E. II. Shcafo loans money on chattel
security of every description. Private
consulting rooms. All uuslness trictly
confidential. Oftico 600 Broadway , cor
ner Main street , up-stairs.
The Yoar'H Ilaccfl.
Mr. .T. W. Porogoy , president of the
Union Driving Park association , stated
yeirtcrday to n BKI : representative that
Omaha is desirous of joining the Iowa
circuit and having the race meetings
begin there and work cast , instead of
west as heretofore. In that' event thoraces
races in tills city would como off during
the second week in Juno , instead of
Fourth of July week. turlust jear. The
July mooting of 1887 was bo ( successful
that this association insists on repeat
ing the experiment , although" they
would bo pleased to have Omaha in the
circuit. Council Bluffs has the name of
being a good race city , and glands well
among horsemen. It is very probable
that that there will bo a mooting hero
late in the fall , as the horses are being
taken bouth for the winter. There is
considerable talk of having a running
meeting hero in the early part of the
season , but it is not yet decided whether
it will pay or not. Mr. Blake , president
of the Cedar Rapids association , is in
Now York attending the national con
gress of American horsemen , and noth
ing dellnito will bo done until his re
turn. It IH very probable that a
meeting will bo called sometime during
the next two weeks to decide as to how
many meetings will bo held here this
season. A committee was appointed for
that purpose _ when the reorganization of
the association took place and they have
not yet submitted a report. As now
constituted the association is composed
of the livcst horsemen in the city arid
they have undertaken to make this an
eventful year for this citv iu the racing
Mr. Poregoy says that the fair ques
tion is receiving considerable attention ,
but that it is rather doubtful whether
a regular fair will be hold during the
coming fall. It is very probable that a
cattle show will bo held , but that there
will bo no art exhibit , as the association
is not able to rebuild the hall this year.
However , they intend to build one fully
as largo ns the old ono , yet not so ox-
pensive. The outlook for the season is
very promising and it is fair to presume
that the many expectant ones will not
bo disappointed in the faith that they
have placed in the now association.
If you desire to Ret n now Hull typo writer
cheap , drop u ] > ostil : card to H. JL. P. , UKK
office. A great bargain for the llrat who
Ono thousand head of ono , two and
three-year-old steers for sale. Will give
credit to reliable parties. Enquire o
A. J. Greenamaycr.
A short time ago a man named Quirk
was arrested for turning a confidence
trick on an old German. Ho claimed an
alibi and sent to Lincoln for witnesses
to prove that lie was not in this vicinity
at the time the German was duped , and
could not therefore have boon the
sharper who got the money. Two wit
nesses came from Lincoln and the case
being continued , the authorities con
cluded to hold the witnesses hero.
Being strangers , and not able to give
bonds , there .scorned no alternative for
thorn but to go to jail and remain locked
up until the day of trial. At this rather
unpleasant juncture , Mr. William Fitz
gerald , the Main street grocer , stopped
to the front and went bonds for the two
men , as he knew them to bo straight ,
and know they would bo hero when
wanted. The case came up , the wit
nesses appeared , and Quirk was dis
It appears that the men who wore thus
accommodated with bonds are members
of the Ancient Order of Hibernians at
Lincoln. Tiioy and their brother mem
bers appreciated the courtesy shown and
yesterday gave expression to it through
a delegation from Lincoln , headed by
Mr. Kilo , who served as spokesman' .
Mr. Fitzgerald was called upon and
presented with an elegant cane. The
presentation speech bet forth the cir-
cumstanstances of the affair and the ac
ceptance of the gift was graceful and
T. F. McGhee , of Sioux Falls , Dak. ,
was at tho'Creston yesterday.
Will H. Coylo , of Lincoln , and A. J.
Kuenstor , of Miller , Dak. , were at the
J. Simon. Des Moines , A. W. Aslcwith ,
Avoca , and N. S. Kotcham , Marshall-
town , wore at the Bechtolo yesterday.
C. D. Harmon left last evening for
Northvillo , Mich. , whore ho will spend
a week visiting relatives and friends at
his old homo.
Smith McPherson , of Red Oak , ox-
attorney general of the state , was in the
city yesterday. It is understood that ho
will assist R. S. Williams , of this city ,
in defending Harry Whitinor , of Glen-
wood. who was last week found guilty of
hqrso stealing. The motion for a now
trial will bo argued this morning.
Wo have Nebraska and Kansas land
to trade for city property. Johnston &
Union Abstract Co. , 230 Main st.
THE COLONEL'S TALE.
It was late after midnight and as
wo got up from the whist table and
gathered around the fire Colonel Thorn
ton said : "If you men are not too tired
and don't mind sitting up for another
half" hour I think ? can toll you a good
Wo protested that wo wore never loss
tired and could sit up till morning if
necessary. So the colonel began :
"My father , as you know , was a par
son , but ho took orders late in life , after
having boon fifteen years at the bar ,
and the events of which I .tun going to
toll you ho himself told mo as having
come directly under his eye when ho
was a barrister.
"It was at the Monmouth ionizes in
18 that a case was tried which became
the talk of the neighborhood and coun
try for years after. My father was -Bit
ting in the court of the assistant judge
when a note was brought him from a
friend in the adjoining court , asking
him to come and hoar a case of more
than usual interest , the facts of which
were those : "
"Some time before a farmer's house
near Mommouth had boon broken into
and robbed by men disguised and
masked , the farmer murdered and his
servants shockingly ill-treated. Among
other things which were stolen were
two old-fashioned silver brooches curi
ously inlaid with malachite , heirlooms
of the family , and although unremit
ting search was made and the descrip
tion of the lost articles made widely
known no trace of the murderers could
"A month or two after the murder ,
however'u police otllcera \ going-
through a.common frfdp nghouso in
Bristol noticed n diksipntod looking
Bailer lying on a pallet land resting his
head on a small bundle11 ! 'He ' asked him
what it contained , ami ] io\vtis \ told that
H was 'only his kit. ' nTho oflicor not
satisfied , opened the tyindlo and almost
the first thing to ftiQ ' t were two
brooches made of malmmlte. Struck by
tholr curious beauty , "nnjl wondering
how such a wrotchedjloojcing follow
could have become po cswcd of them ,
ho suddenly romombercU the advertise
ment , and description of the stolen ar
ticles , i v
" 'How did you cotno'oY these ? ' ho in
quired. ' * "
"Tho sailor replied : "By chance.
When I came ashore 'Wtmo time ago ,
with plenty of money in my pocket , I
mot an old seaman who was down on his
luck , and ho olVered to sell mo thcso
things , which had belonged to his
mother. I was pretty Hush , and gave
htm a good price for them , although
they were useless to mo. And that's all
about it. '
"Tho police officer , still dissatisfied ,
took him into custody. Ho was sent to
Monmouth jail , the broocees were iden
tified , and ho was committed for trial at
the assize on the charge of theft and
murder. And , " continued the colonel ,
impressively , "as my father entered the
court this man was being placed on the
'Tall beyond the then average height
of men. and gaunt , with an unkempt
beard and evil , yellow eyes , and though
evidently suffering from his long im-
prismont , ho yet presented a powerful
and imposing front. The trial had
begun and ho had just been nske'd the
usual question , 'Aro you guilty or not
guilty ? ' and had answered in a hollow
voice , 'Not guiltv , my lord , ' when the
entrance of one of the eourtofllcialswith
a gentleman stopped the proceedings
for awhile. And hero I must explain
"A few days before a quiet , gentle
manly man , a Captain Forsyth , of his
majesty's navy , had arrived at the
ohiof hotel of the town on a fishing ex
cursion , but the weather had been PO
adverse that ho was obliged to look
elsewhere for amusement. Turning to
the landlord for information , ho was
told of this trial as exciting consider
able interest , and so it came to pass
that' , as the prisoner took his place at
the bar , Captain Forsyth sent his card
to the judge , who gladly allowed hi inas
was then the custom , a seat on the
"The ease proceeded. Witnesses
were called to identify the brooches ; the
borvants swore to the figure of the pris
oner as resembling that of the mur
derer ; no witnesses were called for the
defense ; no one defended him ; every
thing pointed to his guilt , and the jury
retired to their room. In a few minutes
they returned , and , amid the breathless
expectation of thoicrowdod court , the
foreman announced their opinion that
the man was 'guilty. ' n
"Directly this word 'was ' uttered the
prisoner , who had been lending as if for
support against the siaa , ( > f the dock ,
raised himself to hia full height ,
strctchod out Loth his hands above his
head , and. looking upox luimo'd in a
broken voice : 'Not guiltyi'imt ' guilty. '
"The judge then asljcdVbim , as was
usual , if ho had anything to t-ay before
soTilencc should bo pronounced.'and the
prisoner cried hoarsely : " 'Not guilty ,
my lord , not guilty ; beforo''heaven ' and
man I am innocent of tlis | crime. I
never sot my eyes on thu murdered
man ; I did no murder , . Oh , captain ,
captain ' In his veheinoui'O he ad
dressed the judge as if ho were his offi
cer. 'I am as hinocontof , thin crime as
the babe unborn. ' Ho paused , then
suddenly , in a Voice choking witli feel
ing , ho exclaimed : 'Yes. yes ; only ono
man can save mo now : but'hc ran 'do it ,
swear what you may. The Lord bo
thanked , that man is hero. '
"A buzz of astonishment ran round
the court ; the feeling of awe that had
held the audience changed to one of
" 'Point him out to me , " said the
" "The man who can save mo , ' replied
the prisoner , 'sits there beside you , '
pointing to the astonished Cnplain'For-
"Tho judge turned to Captain For
syth and snid : 'This man appears to
know you. Is it the case ? '
" 'Certainly ' not , ' ho replied , much
surprised ; ' 1 never saw him before iu
my life. '
" 'Oil , Captain'broke in the prisoner ;
yes , you needn't , htart ; I know you.Cap
tain Fort-yth. You are never 'going to
swear away an innocent man's life like
that ? '
" 'It is curious , ' my man , ' the captain
replied , 'that you know my name ; but I
repeat that I never baw you before in
my life. '
' "What ! Not know John Williams ,
of the Neptune ? The 'coxswain of the
captain's cutter ? '
" 'Yes , I know John' Williams , but
you are not ho. John Williams was the
smartest man that over served under
mo , and never likely to stand where you
are now. '
" 'Captain , ' repeated the prisoner , I
tell you I am John Williams. A long
illness , a hard bout at drinkingand this
cursed imprisonment have made mo
what I am. And I will prove it cap
tain ; I will prove it if you will only
"Tho sensation caused by this dia
logue was immense. The judge , the
members of the bar and the spectators
were equally astonished at the curious
turn the affair had taken , and , though
believing the man to bo guilty of a des
perate deceit to save his life , were
eagerly awaiting what should como.
" 'Captain. ' continued the prisoner , 'I
am accused of murdering a man here on
Juno 25. more than nine months ago.
Now , tell mo , sir , was not John Williams - '
iams your coxswain invalided homo
from the West African station on the
last day of that month ? '
" 'What the man says , ' remarked
Captain Forsyth to tliq judge , 'is per
fectly true. His majesty's ship , the In
vincible , sailed with our invalided men
for England on Juno ! IO. ' , '
"Tho prisoner wont on : ' 'Yes , and I
arrived in England at the end of July ,
weak and ill , and getting my prize
money wont and drank it all away. And
that's how it was I was found at Bristol ,
where I had gone for another ship , and
over since then I have been in this
accursed jail ! " , ,
" 'Tho fellow is plausible enough , '
again remarked Captain Forsyth. 'Ho
is certainly about llio Jioight of Will
iams. Well , my manIsuppose you
can prove what you say-iil .
" 'Ay , ay , Captain. Do you remember
on the 10th of last Juno giving orders
for a night raid on the native town off
which wo lay , loouing out for slavers ? '
" 'Yes , I do ; to bo sure. '
" 'And that we were five boats in all.
And the first to the beach was the cap
tain's cutter. And the first man to
jump out of it was you , captain. '
" 'Well , this is the most extraordinary
thing I over heard. ' And turning to
the judge the captain said : 'Every word
of this poor fellow's btory is trud , my
lord. Ho may have picked it up somewhere -
where , but I can't help beginning to
think there is something behind. My
ship is still in foreign service , and I
have only returned to take charge of
another one. '
" 'Well go on my man. '
' 'Ono.moro word ; captain.and maybe
you will believe'me. As we were llght-
Ing in the town a great nigger came behind -
hind you with his ax anil would liavo
cut you in half before you saw him had
not a man rushed between and stopped
him with ills cutlass ; and yet hot quite
stopped him , for that infernal nigger's
ax slipped down the cutlass and gashed
the man's head open. Who was that
man , captain.
" 'John Williams'was the reply , "tho
coxwain of my cutter. '
"Ay , ay , captain , and here is the cut
which that ax made , and bonding down ,
ho lifted wlthono his long , untidy pair ,
and with the other pointed to huge and
fearful scar running for several inches
along the side of his head.
"Captain Forsyth leaped from his
" 'Good heavens , you nro right ! But
how you have changed ! My lord , this
poor follow had not sailed from the Afri
can coast when the murder was com
mitted ; it is impossible that ho should
bo guilty of it. Williams , you saved
my life ; I thank God I have boon able
to save yours ! '
"At these words everybody in the
court stood up md | cheered the pris
oner with the wildest excitement and
enthusiasm ; the judge said that in dist -
t iarging him ho must at the same time
compliment him on his gallantry ; and
the foreman of the jury then andthoro
started up a subscription for him which
came up to something near JCSO. Cii | > -
tain Forsyth ordered a chaise to take
him post haste to London for the
purpose of removing Williams from
a place of such horrible associa
tions and getting him an appointment
from the admiralty. The people in
sisted in dragging the chaise out of the
town with their own hands ; the horses
were then put to , and amid the deafen
ing cheers they drove off and were
never hoard of again. "
"Why was that ? " some ono asked , ns
the colonel paused.
"Because it was a hoax ! "
"What ? ' wo all exclaimed. "A
hoax ? " We had listened breathlessly
to the tale , which the colonoV- certainly
told admirab.ly , the prespiration stand
ing on his forehead , as with horrible
reality ho personated the desperate
"Yes , " ho said , "it was a hoax. It
was all a preconcerted arrangement :
the captain was merely a clover accom
plice , who played such parts for those of
his associates in crime who came near
receiving their reward. This was
probably his biggest performance ; but
though it answered well enough then ,
in these days of telegraphic communi
cation and multiplied navy lists , it
would bo simply impossible.
FOK SALE lied room , parlor anil dining
room suits of furnitm-o at private sale.
Mrs. I'M Porter , No. TJl ! Fomth ave. , council
Illnirs. Tliu furniture has been Iu Ube only a
F IOU KENT Largo front room nt 711 Jlynstcr
t. , between .111 and Mb.
WANTED A competent girl for general
kitchen work. .Mrs. J. Mueller , 732 Willow
W PANTED Ctrl to do pi-neral housework.
Apply to Mil S. aht , Council Illtufs.
WANTED A chambermaid and table waiter ;
must be IIrut-class. Apply at Cret > tou
House , Council lllulls.
WANTED Position by Hti'iioKfiiphor ; there
ughly eoijipetent. 1,0. ) , ItEBolliLe , Council
TJIOK BALE At a bargain , ono of the llncst
JL' gulden pit's adjoining Council or Omaha.
Inside old city limits of Council IllulTH. M. E.
WAKTIiD Flocks of merchandise. Have
Omaha and Council Jiluira city pip Tty ,
also western hurl to exchiuii'u for goods. Call
on or a'ldto J. IJ. Christl.in , 41'J Hroadw.iy.
Council lIliilM , In.
Main Street , Council 'Bluffs ,
Only Hotel In the City with Fire Es
cape. Electric Call Bolls.
Accommodations First Glass ,
Rates Always Reasonable
MAX MOHN , Proprietor.
THE TROTTING STALLION
Standard No.1090 , chestnut stallion , foaled
April 11) ) , 18J. ! Hi-oil byC.J. Hamlln , UulTulo ,
N. Y. , sired by Almonurch ( record ilMJj ! : )
son of Almont , llrst dam , Lucy , by Hnmlin's
PiUehiti , si i-o of the dam of Hell Hnmlln
( record Qit : : > f ) ; second dam by Uysdyk's
Hiiniblctoniiin. Norway stands W/i hands
high. 6iul can trot better thanK : ! ) . This
stallion will bo permitted to servo n few
marcs nt Ki5 the season from March 1st to
July 1st. For particulars enquire of
WADE GARY ,
Council Bluffs Driving Park , or No. 417
South Hlli St. , Omaha.
The best and rarest Bratdy for Cure of
oil dlseoKB caused by any derangement of
the Liver , Kldnejn , Stomach and towels.
DysptptU , Sick Headache , Constipation ,
Bilious Complaints end UaUrUof all kind *
yield readily to the beneficent influence of
It U pletMut to the tatto , tones up the
ijitem , restore * and prewrrei health.
It U inrelf Vegetable , end cannot fall to
PTOTB beneficial , both to old and young ,
AM a Blood PnrlAcr it U raperior to all
others. Sold everywhere at $1.00 a bottle.
Easily dlKe ted ; of the llne.tt flavor. A hearty
liovera u for a Htroni ; itppetltt ) ; a dullcatu ilrlnk
for the senHltlve. Thoroughly tested ; nutritious ;
palatable ; unexcelled In purity ; no unpleasant
ufter effects. Requires no boiling.
Marlon Hnrland , Chrlstlno Tcrhuno llerrlck.
Dean A. U. Thomiin. M. I ) . , pronounce It the bust
of all the powedered chocolates. No other equals
it in ilavor , purity and ANTMII KI'KITIC qualities.
tialtlltuiniceit. .Sumjilc tnnflrd for 10 slumps.
II. O. WIMIUIt iV SOXK ,
'III i , I'A.
JUDICIOUS AND PERSISTENT
Advertising has always proven
< successful. Uoforo placing any
Nonrgpapor Advertising contut
LORD * THOMAS ,
41 U O * * M h HlfMU CHICAGO.
DO YOU INTEND TO BUT
so , iro-w is
I IASOq-TllE FI.U.V.8T , lUCIIKSTTONK. NS SMOOTH if.
I'lANOA IIIR lilTKST HTVI.KM IX C Sm. OIKIANS KUI.I. IN VOMIMK.
1'lANOS-TllK MOST ll-SAUTI-TUt , FINISH. OlinANS Kl.KIUNTI.V FtNlSIIKn
Wo Defy All Competition mid Chiillongo a Comparison of Goods and I'rlccf
\Vttli Any Hiiiino In the Wot.
SEE US BEFORE YOU PURCHASEI
SWANSON MUSIC COMPANY , 329 WEST BROADWAY ,
COUNCIL BLUFFS , . . . . IOWA ,
DR. C. B. J U D D ,
ELECTRIC BELTS AND ELECTRIC TRUSSES ,
No. GOG Broadway , Council Bluffs , Iowa.
WANTED Good Salesmen on large commission or salary.
1OFFICE OF (
HRTRlflNRTNff Hydraulic and Sanitary Engineer
, IJlIUUllDlllD , pian8) Estimates , Specifications. Sn
pervision of Public "Work. Brown Building , Council Bluffs
PINT I ? Y RTIPlfl ? Attorney-at-Law , Second Floor Brown'
rillLDl DURIiD , Building , 115 Pearl Street , Council
Bluffs , Iowa.
N Justice of the Peace. Ollice over Americau
Express , No. 419 Broadway , Council Bluffs ,
CIMO Attorneys at-Law , practice in the State
OllUO , aui Federal Courts. Office Rooms 7
and 8 , ShugartBeno Block , Council Bluffs , Iowa.
EC BABWETT Justice of the Peace , 415 Broadway
Oi DlUUlDll , Council Bluffs. Refers to any bank o ?
business house iu the city. Collections a specialty. }
Dentists. Office corner o
DRS. WOODBDRY & SONS
. , Pearl St. and First Avenue
FINK GOLD WORK A. SPECIALTY.
No. 2O1 Main Street , Council Bluffs , Iowa.
A COMPLETE ASSORTMENT OF
Both Domestic and Foreign.
By Our Crank
MViHKAS imported hero from China ,
CoOees Bi oastca , none are liner ,
Ehebest f Flour , please bear In mind ,
These at THOr ELL llltOS' . uml ,
Hero wo HAY " ' tbe best of fruit
Everything we'll E'L |
And save you UOI , | HH , too.
If you have to MH E'O L
Do your OUDK R largo or small
Oomcand get your OH O CERIES ,
Surely you know where
thu place I S
345 Middle Broadway
Telephone No. 29.
Council Bluffs , Io\vn.
DJt. S. STKWAIIT ,
HOSPITAL AND OWCK 15 fOUIITII ST. ,
Council Illuira , la.
Veterinary Dentistry a Specialty.
OFFICER & PUSEY ,
COO Uroodway Council lllutfu , Iowa. Established
D. H. McDANELD & CO/ / ,
Hides , Tallow , Pelts ,
Wool and Furs.
Highest Market Prices. Prompt
$20 and 623 Main Strcet.Councll Uluffujowa.
WM. WELCH ,
aod Express Line.
OFI''lCK-fll5 MAIN HXllKKT.
Telephone No. X ) .
The finest line ol I.amliuiH , Conches and Hacka
In the City. The only line authorized to uuswtr
callH tuined in to Am. Dlst. Tel. Co.
Star Stables and Mule Yards
Uioailuuy , Council llluirs , Opp. Dummy Depot.
Hordes and mnles constantly on hand , for
sale at retail or in ear load lota.
Orders promptly flllod by contract on abort
Stock sold on commlKilon.
Telephone 111. SCIU.UTEIl 4 : HOLEY.
Opposite Uummy lopot. Council lilutTi.
GREAT DISCOUNT SALE -
OF 20 PEK CKffT Off
HATS AND GAPS FOR GASH.
1514 DOUGLAS STREET , - - - OH AHA.
OGDEN BOILER WORKS
CARTER k SOX , Prop's.
All Kinds of Steam Boilers & Sheet Iron Work
Orders by mall for ropars promptly attenCO
to , HuUsfuLtton Kuarante d. Hull Ave urn.
drcfeii Ot'deu Holler Worku. Council tlmtti
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