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MOB OMAHA DAILY BEE : SUNDAY , BIAY 27. 188a- SIXTEEN PAGES.
The internal revenue collections yes
terday amounted to $9,023.78.
Elizabeth Lyle Saxon , who is in the
city now in the interests of the W. C.
T. U. and the woman's suffrage associa
tion , will lecture this evening in the
'First Methodist ohurch on the subject ,
"The Living Issues of the Day. "
The Omaha Douglas county colored
republican league will moot in tlio city
liall Monday evening , May 28. at 8
o'clock. They urgently request aHmom-
Tjcrs and friends to bo present. There
is some very important business to pre
sent to the league. By order of the ox-
ecu tivo board.
Officer Jesse Newman , who is charged
with brutally nnd unnecessarily assault
ing A. W. LUo on Thursday evening ,
was arraigned before Judge Borka yes
terday afternoon , but secured a contin-
viunco until the 20th at 2 p. m. The
.future action of the police commission
will bo shaped by the results of this
trial. _ [
John Townscnd , St. Paul , Neb. , Is at the
U. L. Tatnolton , of Vroman , Nob. , Is nttho
M. A. Motzgcr , of Beatrice , Nob. , Is at the
J.'F. Knapp , of Kearney , Neb. , is at the
A. E. Nichols , of Sioux City , la. , Is at the
J. M. Hamilton , of Lincoln , Nob. , U at the
II. J. Cosgrovo , of Lincoln , Neb. , is at the
A. Mitchell , of Burwclt , Neb. , la at the
Henry Cassidy , of Missouri Valley , la. , is
Ht the Millard.
Goorpo N. Foresman , of Lincoln. Nob. , is
nt the Millnrd.
Harry Irwln , of Sioux City , la. , Is visiting
friends iu the city.
G. E. Huntlngton nnd wife , of Fremont ,
Nob. , are at the Paxton.
I. A. Brown and wife , of Sydney , Aus
tralia , are at the Windsor.
H. H. Townlo.v , a lieutenant in the United
States navy , Is at the Millard.
Messrs. S. M. Mollck and George J. Low ,
of Lincoln , Neb. , are at the Paxton.
Messrs. S. M. Smith and J. E Marsh , of
' Missouri Vall y , la , , are at the Millard.
Messrs. W. G. Huffman , H. U. Wiley , A.
G. Becson , C < E. Magoono and .T. W. Hlgin-
bottom , of Lincoln , Neb. , arc at the Millard.
Mrs. J. E. Clarke loaves the city to-day to
visit her sister in the Black Hills. She will
romaln there all summer. Mr. Clarke Joins
her in July.
Dr. Kamacclotta and Messrs. Billy Moran ,
Dave Miller and John Dougherty , with
malice aforcthouqht in their hearts , have
started for the Elkhorn to capture the finny
For the School Election.
Tlio democratic central committee hold a
meeting last evening at the rooms of Julius
Meyer. It was decided to select n committee
of "Vo lo bo appointed by the chairman , Mr.
Charles Conoyor , to either endorse or nomi
nate eight candidates for positions on the
school board. Announcement of the com
mittee will bo made later.
During the electric disturbances yesterday
n flash of lightning took voyage over the roof
of the Terrell & Maul building , on Eleventh
street , nnd laid several brick chimneys low
The occupants did not feel the shock and the
first indication they had of the lightning's
work .vas hearing the tumbling of the bricks.
No other accidents were reported.
St. Philomcma'H Choir.
I ' Worshippers at St. Philomcna's cathedral
at 10 o'clock mass this morning will bo
U treated to a rich musical feast. Mrs. F.
Massey Howard , wife of the well-known
operatic singer and manager of that naine ,
will sing tlio offertory , Tlio lady is a highly
accomplished vocalist and has n sweet and
charming voice. W. C. Long , the well
known advertising and press agent of the
Union Pacltle railroad , has accepted the po
sition of leading tenor iu the choir.
Against a Granger.
A young man dressed in the hsJuiii or
fashion nnd carrying gold headed urn-
brclla b\lin3t Up against a granger on
south Tenth street last night. The young
man apologized , lifted his hat politely nnd
disappeared in the darkness , A fo\v
momenta later the man from the country
discovered that his silver watch had boon
nipped from his pocket , and ho suspects that
the passing of time occurred during tlio
"bumping process. "
It is highly amusing thcso beautiful May
mornings to glance through the columns of
our e , c. , the Republican , and notice the
double-leaded editorials regarding the pro
gress the paper Is making , its Increasing cir
culation , that it not for sale , that its Job de
partment is rapidly assuming gigantic pro
portions , etc. , etc. Wo do not notice , however -
over , iv swora atlUlavit testifying to the num
ber of papers nccuully in circulation. This Is
very essential to u metropolitan newspaper
Bitch as tlio Kopublican claims it is , and
something must therefore bo wrong with the
editorial management. Excelsior.
Tllli OMAHA Ol'KllA ,
As has already been announced In thcso
columns the title of this piece Is "Mr. Samp-
ton , of Omaha. " It will bo produced for the
Ural time on next Thursday night nnd re
peated on Mday and Saturday evenings and
( Saturday matinee. Tlio scene is laid in Hul-
garla. The king , by prodigality , has been
Vrought to the verge of ruin. Ho is liar-
j-asscd constantly by creditors , among them
TTorcsa , a bad-uobt collector , with whom ho
Jails in love , and who tenderly loves him ,
but who refuses him because as his flancco
Bho would bo Inclined to treat his Indebtedness -
ness with n leniency that would amount to
Injustice to her employers. His prime minister -
tor Is himself ambitious to wear the crown.
The entrance of Margaret , the beautiful
daughter of the prime minister , gives.
the king a solution of his difUculty ,
Margaret has been reading Walter Scott's
"Ivunhoo , " and cherishes the wsh ; to have a
tournament. This she imparts to the king ,
who at llrst discourages her , Finally , how
ever , ho conceives the scheme of offering her
bund at u public tournament to the ono who
can show him the road to wealth , The prlmo
in in 1st or objoots to this , for ho has already
-liroiiilsou Margaret to a wealthy Hulgariau
nttoriioy , but thtcatoncd with thn publiu executioner -
cutionor , ho rolonU. The tournament is ar
ranged , aud f lor several Indlfli < ruul nropoal-
lions for the socuromont of wuAltli to the
Icing have been advanced by the native
knights , Sampson , of Omaha , mmenrs. Ho
B u speculator on thu Omaha board of trade ,
iiiid has Uaun unfortunate in his ventures ,
JEvoa whllo traveling in Bulgaria , ho Is fol
lowed by telegrams from his Omaha house
announcing that tha grain market , in which
ho has been Investing for a raise ,
is constantly going doivu. Pre
vious to the tournament ) ; u has , by
chance , met Margaret whllo wandering in
the palace , nnd when ho sect her ut the Jouht
the fooling of tenderness which he had conceived -
coivod for her becomes intensilleJ. After
learning the terms of the contest und receiv
ing an exceedingly pressing notice from his
lirokera demanding margin * on his purchases
uf grain , it occurs to him in n muldcn inspira
tion that by Inducing the king of Uulgarla to
declare wnr ho can ralso the price of grain in
the markets of the United Statcs , ( Omaha , pf
course , Included ) , and by making renewed
investments while n general European com-
' is threatening can mill : < xl a sulll-
cr.t profit to satisfy the kin ? , to place him
( Bumpwn ) In the ranks of Uio millionaires ,
und to secure to him the hand of the lusuuti-
Jful girl who enraptured him. The king read
ily accnJcs to his wishes , war is declared ,
nnd the- financial rutmlt U everything thai
K mp nn Imd cxiHictnd. When the som >
liluuco of battle Jma be-on rotMued n sufll-
pient length of time , Samp ! > on directs the
ltl to proclaim ik'.ico , tit the sumo
time .tolceraphlng Ins Omahn brokers to
sell groin short for a decline. The
effect of this course Is to give him
as great n profit as u bear as ho hud
secured as n bull. The fortunes of the king
and Teresa necessarily hang on the fate of
Sampson. Teresa , tcrrlfled by the danger
which she Imagines will surrovnd the king ,
beseeches him not to go to war and when ho
afterwords Inclines to take the field In per
son , she attempts to destroy the bill which
she holds aralnst him and which represents
the barrier that exists between them and
the consummation of their love. She is pre
vented from this rashness , however , by
Sampson , who receives a timely telegram
from Omaha announcing the brilliant finan
cial success of his Bulgarian war. The
story ends with the liquidation of the debt of
the king , the engagement of himself and
Teresa , and the departure for Omaha of
Sampson nnd the bride , Margaret , whom ho
lias won at the cost of so much sagacity and
The cast of the opera is ns follows : Mr.
Sampson , Nat M. Uriglmm ; king , B. B.
Young ; prlmo minister , II. D. Estabrook ;
public executioner , W. H. Good nil ; court
crier , W. B. Downing ; Margaret. Mrs. Mar
tin Calm ; Teresa , Mrs. II. D. Estabrook ;
Helena , Miss Bertha Bayltss ; messenger
boy. Evn Goodall.
The chorus is as follows ;
Sopranos and altos Miss Kate M. Ball ,
Miss Anna L. Bishop , Miss Hose II. Brady ,
Miss Mollona Butterfleld , Miss Helen Copo-
Innd , Miss Nellie M , Corby , Miss Edith H ,
Crandoll , Miss Pauline L. Uowitt , Miss May
Dundy , Miss Luna Dundy , Mrs. O. M.
Hitchcock. Miss Florence Klmball , Miss
Huth Klmball , Mlsj Claire Husttn , Miss
Mary Lake. Mrs. William A. Hedlck , Miss
Minnie D. Hoinhnrdt , Miss Julia Knight ,
Miss Nettle E. Totlnan , Mrs. D. II. Wheeler ,
Tenors and basses Mr. Edwin D. Arnold ,
Mr. Joseph F. Barton , Mr. Harry V. Burk-
ley , Mr. Charles P. Detiol , Mr. Uovol Franco ,
Mr. Charles A. Harvey , Mr. George W.
Holbrook. Mr. Orville C. Holmes , Mr. James
II. Morrlani. Mr. William Peacock , Mr.
Klchard J. Wherry , Mr. D. II. Wheeler , Jr. ,
Mr. A. J. Van Kuran.
The libretto Is by Fred Nye and the music
by Mrs. B. B. Young.
Miss Hope Glenn , the famous contralto
who appeared here in a concert with Chls-
tlno Nillsson , at Boyd's ' four years ngo nnd
later with the Omaha Glee clue , writes from
London to a friend In Omaha asking if her
former admirers hero would bo pleased
to hear her again. She intends
to make a visit to America In September
next uud take a trip to the various cities in
which she was formerly hoard nnd Iu which
she also achieved n pronounced triumph.
There is llttlo doubt that these who know of
the lady's wonderful voice and her personal
and social charms and accomplishments
would agaiu bo pleased to hear her on the
Salsbury's Troubadours , well known to the
amusement lovers of Omaha , will appear at'
BoyiVs Juno ( I and 7 , In their now play , "The
Humming Bird. "
Tllli TUIlNRtlS' CXIIIlllTIOK.
On next Wednesday evening the Omaha
Tumvorein will give its annual exhibition in
gymnastics and calisthenics in Boyd's opera
house with un excellent programme.
FATIIICK OII.MOltl : .
This celebrated musical leader , with his
renowned band and a chorus of many voices ,
will appear at the Grand opera house on the
evening of Thursday , Juno 14 , and will draw
a full house.
This theatre presents another varied and
interesting programma of variety features
for the coming week , and the excellency of
the satno and reasonable prices at which the
entertainment is offered will draw largo
A NEW GEItMAN COMPANT.
Metz's garden will bo opened on next
Sunday week , for the summer season , by anew
now comjuiny of Gorman actors and singers ,
who will present an interesting selection of
light and airy farces and comedies' appropri
ate to the warm weather. One of the
members of the company is Mr. Molehill ,
who was formerly nu old favorite here.
A MEETING OP TEACHERS.
An Interesting Programme ) nt this Association - .
sociation Assembly Yesterday.
Pretty school marms und pedagogues
circled together yesterday afternoon in the
law library of the county building , on the oc
casion of the quarterly meeting of the
Douglas County Teachers association.
Despito.the inclemency of the weather thcio
was a largo attendance , .nnd the interesting
programme that had been yrnjiarodvas
hichly cr.sy l. Mr. A. W. Parker's paper ,
"Needs of our schools and how to got them , "
w.ib an able and thoughtful document , and
was ably discussed by Miss Florence Warner
and Mr. A. E. Agoo.
"Arithmatic" was the subject chosen by
Miss Eva M. Pervine , und she made some
most valuable suggestions during her dis
course. Miss Jessie Noyus and Mr. D. W.
Warner nircd tho.lr views on the subject.
"What to do with dull pupils. " was clever
ly und happily handled by Mr. C , 15. Me-
Molnes , and Miss Jennie Aaun and Mr.
James Ellis , Jr- , gave tUiir opinions on this
obsorbing Hubject ,
Superintendent J. B. Brunei1 delivered a
lecture and gave his views as to the proper
khiitb of books for children to road.
PATSY FAL.I/ON STABBED.
Cut In the Abdomen By n Man He
Patsy Palloii was severely stabbed In the
abdomen lust night by the largo blade of a
penknife in the hands of John Hohner , a
baiMcndor who has worked in various saloons
about the city. His lust place of occupation
was nt tho. Arcade hotel , and since ho has
boon out of employment ho Imsbecn befriended
by Fallen. Last illght ho called at the saloon
of the latter on Twelfth street , and mingling
among acquaintances ho engaged In the fun
that was going on. Fallen took part in the
sport , and In some m nnner knocked a cigar
from the mouth of llohncr , who demanded a
fresh one. To this Fallen agreed , and was
in the net of handing Kolmcr one when ho
drew his knife nnd remarked , "You had
better " This remark exasperated Fal
len , who replied , who replied , "Now I'll ' not
give you ono. " Then Ilounor struck hi.ii
over the head with nn umbrolli , which ho
held In his hands , and made a break for the
door. Fallen followed , nnd the two met on
tha sidewalk when Holmor stabbed him In
thn abdomen und made good his escape , The
wouml'id man was removed to his room , and
will bo out in a few days.
BENOU AND n vn.
NOT1CK KJ'.OM JUllQl ; 11KUKA.
Judge Borka formally notified the court
yesterday that ho had hold Edward Wise In
bonds in the sum of $ > IXD ) to aw.ilt trial for
bui-Rlarlzlng the house of William Lynch and
carrying off r. quantity of woarlmg apparel.
Barbara Stuinphmeir represents her hus
band to bo a man of vulgar and vicious
habits , and she wants a divorce from him
and full control of her tiro-year old child , to
gether with alimony ,
IIKMI'.I ) TUB INJUNCTION.
Judge Do.xno yesterday denied the applica
tion of Tliomi'-s Swabo to enjoin the city from
colloctlng the assessment on his and other
proi oty in MeCormlck addition for cutting a
street through Twenty-ninth avenue from
Loavonworth to Farnain streets. If the do-
einlon of Judge Doanu is sustained by the
supreme court , whore it Is understood the
case Is to bo carried , the city treasury will bo
enriched by $23 , < > iK ) .
.Ml.UNSr Till' l-OI.ICEMAW ,
The Jury having r.nd r consideration the
action of a butcher named IColur for the re
covery of $ latw from OBlcor Brady for
shooting him through the hand , brought In a
verdict of 75 daiuHics for the plaintiff.
A JUVOMU.N-T AMCEU.
Osborne ! t Cayzer yeatorday asked for a
Judgmental the sum of eSftS.OT against Can-
Hold tt Co. together with Interest on flt > 3.81 ,
from the iQth day of March last ,
A ruuii iitu , .
The Kaufman Cigar company ask for a
Judgment in the sum of SM.iN ugutust James
A. Brown Ser cigars furnished.
PEI'ISIOX r.E5KUV ! > I > .
In the .replevin suit of Anderson et. nl
against Patterson ct al , tried yesterday ,
Judge Shields reserved his decision until to
WAKT3 TUB riAMO.
John L. Watson yesterday appealed to the
court to bo given pcrmlsslnn to replevin n
piano In possession of A. W. Cowan and Dell
It. Edwards , nnd to bo given damages ia the
sura of $25.
SUIT AOAINST riUNKIK BURNS.
William L. Hall represents that Mrs.
Franklo Burni owes him $1M on a promis
sory no to,1 nnd ho prays that she bo made
A WEE BOY IN DISTRESS.
A. Touching Case Which Occurred In
the Glasgow Koynl Infirmary.
From the Christian Lender : The
other day a poor little waif of a boy ,
ton or eleven yours of ago , Rroivtly
emaciated and exhausted by longstanding
ing disease , was brought up in the hoist
to the operating theater of the Roval
Infirmary , in Glasgow , to undergo "an
oworation which , it was thought , might
possibly have the olToct of prolonging
the hoy's life. Ills condition , however ,
was so low and unsatisfactory that there
was some fear not only that the opera
tion might not bo successful in its re
sults , but that during or immediately
following the operation the boy's
strength might give way and his spirit
pass away. After reaching the thontor ,
which is seated like thu gallery of a
church , and while the operating table
was being got ready , the little follow
was seated on a cushioned scat , and ,
looking up toward some students who
were there to witness thooporatlon.wilh
n pitiful , tremulous voice ho said : "Will
ono of you gentlemen put up just a woo
prayer for a woo boy I am in great
trouble and distress just a woo prayer
to Jesus for mo in my sore troubl'o. "
The surgeon , patting him on the
shoulder , spoke kindly to him , but as ho
hoard no prayer and saw probaoly only
a pitying stuilo on the faces of
some of the students , ho turned his
head away and in childish. tpnos and
words , which were sulllciontly audible
to these around him , ho asked Jesus ,
friend , "tho friend of woo boys who
loved him , " to bo , with liim to have
mercy on him iu his distress , Aud ,
while the young doctor wan putting the
boy under chloroform so that ho might
feel no pain during Iho operation , so
long ns ho was conscious tlio voice of
the boy was Btill heard in. words of
prayer. The surgeon , as ho * stood by
the table on which the boy lay , knowing
that ho had to perform an operation re
quiring some coolness and calmness and
delicacy of touch , felt just a little over
come. There was a lump in his throat
which rather disturbed him.- ' Soon ,
however , ho heard the words from the
assistant who was administering the
chloroform , "Doctor , the boy is ready ; "
and taking the knife in. his hand , lump
or no lump , had to begin the operation.
Soon the surgeon was conscious that the
prayer which the little boy had offered
up for himself Imfl included in its
answer someone else , for the coolness of
head , steadiness of hand and delicacy
of touch all came as they wore needed ,
and the operation was completed with
more than usual caoOj dexterity and
On the following morning , the sur
geon going round his ward from bed to
bed , and coining to that on which the
little boy lay , saw from the placid , com
fortable look on his face that hissulTor-
ngs haft been relieved , and that all was
well with him. "Going up to the head
of the bed and taking the little wasted
hand , which seemed no larger than that
of a bazar doll , the surgeon 'whispered
into his car , "Tho good Jesus hoard
your prayer yesterday. " A bright
happy and contontedvlook lit upon the
boy's face , and with a feeble yet dis
tinct pressure of the litllo n.ind , helen
lon ! ; il up in tlfo doctor's facorhncVenid :
' I kon't Ho would. " And then he
added : "You , doctor , were gude tome
mo , too. " But apparently thiHiring
that , the doctor was on a dilloront plat
form and required something'tangible
for hin cnro uiul IreuYio , in a plaintive
voice ho suid : U13ut I htm nothing to
gio you , ' ' and then a bright * hought
came into his mind , and with a little
cheer in his tone , ho added , "I will just
pray to Jesus for youY ' 'doctor. " Tlio
burgeon , before leaving the ward , in
bidding the boy good-bye for the day.
asked him whore ho euir.G I rum aiid
wnerc ho l nvnccT fco much about Jesus
and toiove him so dearly. Honnsworod :
' 'I comp fraoBorrheld. . " "And you
were in a Sabbath school there ? "
"Oh , yes , in the Bouroclc school. " Our
readers will bo pleased to learn that the
boy made successful recovery , and ia
now at homo.
Two young women who are artists
told a Now York Sun reporter the other
day how much they were annoyed by
models. Said ono of them : "They don't
give you an opportunity .to say whether
you want thorn or not , but in'tlio same
breath with which they announce their
bMoiiiObrf they begin to dilate upon their
excellences. 'I have a perfect arm , '
says ono ; 'my waist has bcon admired
by tlio greatestpalutera in town,1 sivys
another ; and 'J have posed for
such and such classical paljhtings
on account of the beauty of
my shoulders. ' is the ( recommen
dation of a third ; and'It won't.tako.mo . .
but a minute to show you my merits , ' is
the cry of thorn all. There fs one young
woman who calls every morning at 8
o'clock , in spite of all that I can hay. to
ail ; if I want her for a model that day ,
and all because on two or throe .succes
sive days I found occasion to use hor.
No crossness or robuko" of mine" maku
the slightest imp'rosslop. upoihor. \ . _ 'All
right ! ' she BIIJM ; * I jusl thought- ! would
call , ' and goes awuy cheerfully , to in
flict hcr.iclf , probably , upon boino other
artist in the building. I drca'd the
approach of spring , bocaut-o "
"YcR , yes , ' interrupted the other
lady artist. "As the need of models
decreases , the number of them in
creases , There is nothing like the
warm weather to bring the models out.
They will work for almost any
thing. The fact is , I think , all they
want is a nice , cool room , whore they
can take o < T their clothes , "
"That's " absented the
so , portrait
painter ; "nnd the ways they have are
amusing , and sometimes oxtisporating.
I had a call to-day from two old ladies ,
whojiroughta young girl with them.
That , by the way , id a very frequent
man nor of introducing u model ; her
mother or aunt or fioino other relatives
comet and recommend her , and urge for
charity &ako and all that that she receive - '
coivo a llltlo employment , and of course
they would not think of pormliting the
dear girl to pose to a painter if it was
not thst that painter was a woman , "
Mrs. W. il. Remington loft for the cast on
last Tuesday where she will rejoin her hus
band , who is now permanently located In
New York imd OHO of the interested parlies
in the Western Newspaper Union , with headquarters -
quarters In thu Tribune building , She will
stop over nt Dos Moines on a farewell visit
to old friend * in that iilaco , after which she
will proceed direct to hur future homo. Mrs.
Uomington has beoa so long a member of
social circles In this pity that her absence
will bo greatly felt by many friends , 'ihoro
are promises , hownver , of occasional , If but
Hooting returns to tills city , which servo to
keep allvo the numerous and buppy friend
ships created in tlio past.
The field and farm sayat A gentleman
named EllU , living near Poucha Springs ,
hai Invented n novel process for preserving
oggs. lie has a smull flat pasteboard box
inado in compartments to holt ) one dozen
eggs. This box U hermetically sealed and is
put oa the market iu its air-tight condition.
WEEEY-fiUSiNESS REVIEW ,
E * -
Moro Money , to Loan But the Demand -
mand Continues Light ,
DULL SPECULATION IN STOCKS.
Tlio Produce-JInrkot Still Quito Act *
ivo SmrfinSpoouIators Considera
bly -eqypozcil Lnrgo llo-
colptfl of Iilvo Stock.
Bortpwors Are Few. '
Cmcxao , Say' 20. [ Special Telegram tt
TUB UHK. ] Local financial affairs have ox-
\ltcd ) considerable activity during the past
week. Hankers appeared to have Increased
amounts of money at their command , whllo
the inquiry for accommodations was fair.
Business in nil departments , however , is
gradually improving , and the outlook is
favorable for a good trade during the sum
mer months -rather above the average. The
recent ndvanro In the prices of farm products * -
ducts has encouraged more active movement
In these articles and the activity In the
wholesale trade during the past weak or two
has been quite marked. The amount of
money going to the interior has Increased
slightly , yet Is not very largo. In some sec
tions the lateness of the season has greatly
Interfered with business generally , con
sequently there has not been the usual de
mand for money incident to the opening
of spring trade. The uctive specu
lative business in grain has created
llttlo demand in that quarter for money
and borrowers have boon readily accommo
dated. Margins have been called with con
siderable freedom and this feature of trade
has required moro money than usual. Ship
pers of grain and provisions wcro only mod
erate borrowers , and chiefly to bridge over
temporarily. Lumbermen filtered some paper
for discount , but their demands were not
pressing. Merchants In the wholesale trade
presented less paper than for some tiuio past ,
in fact , they have reduced their Indebtedness
to some extent , ns they have boon enabled to
secure a larger proportion of their collections
in the interior. Interest rates were llttlo
moro favorable to borrowers and the regular
customers of the banks succcdcd in obtain
ing slight reductions. Hound sums wcro
obtainable at n@ . " > ) per cent on call , while
ordinary paper culling for moderate sums
was accepted at G@8 per cent , according to
the standing of the borrower.
In eastern lluanqlal circles money is Offered
with considerable freedom , and Interest
rates arc easier. The demand for money ,
however , has not been urgent and borrowers
experienced no dlfllculty iu securing money
at about their own terms. Interest rules
ranged at l tjfcJ per cent on call , and 4J @
OK per cunt on prime mercantile time
Advices from foreign money markets in
dicated that an easier feuhnor prevailed in
Unit quarter. Bank balances are gradually
increasing and the demand for money is
New Yorkfoxi'hango was in fair supply
and the den 'amtv was moderate , suflleiont to
absorb the 6iteiligs ; nnd maintain a compara
tively stcad.y'mrniket. Sales were made atoO
© ( We promlyiriiftper 81.0UJ and the market
closed quicttatf , "Opc. Foreign exchange was
in fair doni.-vn yu& offerintrs were li ht. In
creased shipiutfaiji of gold were required to
pay balanc'Ss JShippcrs1 sixty-day bills on
London cluingpq hands at 84.85@i.STi > f and
closed ( inn jjl-S-tS1) .
The Ncwjjryprk stock market attracted
only fair atj ution and the feeling was un
settled andsvoalf'during the greater portion
of the time JindAi further material decline in
prices' was submitted to. Hailroad earnings
are unsatisfactory. Hcports of crop damage
have had some effect and there has been
more disnos tioll to close out holdings. There
also was solno Inclination to enlarge the line
of "shorts'j' and this also had a depressing
effect in a general way. Trading during the
week centered in specialties , ch'.o- ! Iveafllng
and St. Paul , and , while other stocks
Y.2l'2 ni W-vjd , occasional sales indi
cated that they sympathized with the
weakness ia the market for the leading
propci ties. Wall struct , operators were
credited with doing a greater share of busi
ness , outside traders not being inclined to do
much , as their attention was attracted else
where. Foreign speculators purchased spar
ingly. The aggregate rates on the exchange
for the week wcro 1,312,000 shares.
Another quite active week was passpi } , , [
in the loading produce inj l- witTl specu
lative bjr ; niW.'tclln'g most attention.
Local operators wcro free traders .on both
sides of the market and speculators In'tho
other leading markets also traded with free
dom. Hut In the plai-o of strength considera
ble wealtnoss was developed and a material
reduction in prices submitted to. There was ,
no doubt , considerable realizing by the
"long" interest in all markets and also con-
stdera'blo transferring of contracts , Foreign
markets failed to rospodd to the appreciation
In prices hero while interior sellers of
cash property were moro inclined to dispose
of it at thn recent advance. Consequently
the receipts wore considerably Increased ,
particularly of corn and oats , while shipment
of all kinds were moderately frco and widely
distributed. The decrease reported In sup
plies was not as largo as was generally an
ticipated , and this had a weakening"influence
also. It was hinted that some of the largest
operators on the "long" side of the market
wore not favorable of carrying the tinny of
small speculatots , and they allowed the
market to weaken nnd prices * to decline in
order to discourage traders on small marans , , ,
The receipts of grain at scaboiirdTnarkots
were somewhat larger , but a good slmro of
shipments from lake ports were destined to
points not included in the "visible supply , "
Advices from foreign markets were
not very encouraging and export , orders
were smaller than usual. Reports regarding
growing crops were somewhat conflicting
not much change in winter grain and some
llttlo improvement on the late sown grain.
Provisions not been particularly native ,
though prices have averaged slightly higher ,
The receipt of live stock is very free , , par
ticularly or cattle and sheep The packing
of the west is not progressing as fnvorablv'as
Inst season , and the increase in the number
of hogs packed gained early in the beason has
TRICKS OF PARIS BEGGARS.
Obtaining Money by Apparent At
tempts at Suicide.
An exciting soono was witnessed by
the people who were walking along : the
quays in the neighborhood of the Pont
no 1'Alnm the other afternoon , writes u
Paris correspondent. just n& the crowd
was tvt its Jhtck'ost u poor man suddenly
jumped oil ' 'TOO parapet of the bridge
and throw.Jii.n.isolf over into the Seine.
As ho was struggling in the water an
other mam jumped into the river after
him , nndiibiiucuodod in bringing him
safe to the shove , The spectators of this
thrilling iuuitUmt clustered round the
poor follow fand his gallant preserver
nnd asked him why ho him taken so
rush a st6p.rr JVuut , ho replied , had
driven himto fauieido. Moved
to toarrf r by the atllicting
narrative , t , 'the man to whom
this victimJof circumstances , over which
ho had noj'antrol , owed his life , put his
hand into hiamockot , and , producing till
the cash which ho had about him pre
sented it to the sull'oror. Inspired by
this bright example the crowd , which
had mustered in force , pressed silver
and copper coins on the poverty-stricken
individual who had sought ft watery
grave. Soon a very fair bum of money
was in Ids possession , and , with many
protestations of gratitude and promises
that ho would endeavor in future to talco
the "ups and downs" of life more philos-
ophieuUj\ho slowly quitted the spot in
company with the man who had so
gallantly rescued him. Now it BO hap
pened that a police inspector had found
his way among the throng , and having
loss confidence in human nature than
thn worthy holiday-maUora who had
boon pouring francs nnd half-francs into
the pookots'of tho-would-bo suicide , bethought -
thought himself of keeping an eye' on
the couple. The pair wuUied on until
they reached n. public house outside the
beaten tn\ok , nnd into this place of re
freshments the inspector followed them.
Oddly enough , their arrival appeared
to bo expected with some impatience ,
for quite an assemblage of their friends
greeted them with enthusiasm. Drinks
were ordered by the poor man who had
just boon fished out of the Solno , nnd ns
they were being discussed ho gave the
company a graphic account of his adven
ture ; but the story was a very
different one from that which the her
ror-stricken spectators of the thrilling
incident would have related. Instead
of eliciting exclamations of sympathy
and congratulations , it was received
with peals of laughter , in which ,
strange to say , the rescued man and his
gallant preserver joined heartily. The
whole thing had boon pot up between
them. One man throw himself into the
river to attract the attention of the
crowd ; the other followed , and the tale
of the suicide was trumped up. The
accomplice gave hifl mono.y to the friend
whom ho had pulled out , in order that
the bystanders might bo induced to
contribute freely. The "little game , "
however , was entirely spoiled by the
police inspector marching the two
rogues off to the nearest station. There
are many such impostors in Paris.
Tlic UiIy Straw lint.
When win a handsome straw hat
oror bo made ? " was the question put tea
a Fulton street hatter yesterday.
"What shape would suit you ? " said
"That is not the question , " said the
reporter for the Now York Mall and
Express. "I am not expected to fur
nish designs , but to criticise thorn is
"Hxcuso mo , " said the hatter. "That
is the question. Straw hats are made ,
or have been , in every conceivable
style and shape. Ifnny _ of these shapes
had suited tlio public they would con
tinue in favor , but what suits one per
son doesn't suit another. Now York is
rather peculiar in respect to straw hats.
In other cities there will generally bo
prevailing styles every season , but in
Now York everybody scorns to want a
different kind , and it is purely a matter
of luclc with the hatter whether ho ho
can strike the public fancy. "
"What will be the style this summer ? "
"It is impossible to say , as I just ex
plained , but a sort of derby-shaped hat ,
with a half Hat top and a nearly Hat
brim will bo introduced. 1 think it
will have a go , but that is a mcro guess.
The trouble is that the season is so
short thora is no time to wait and see
what is going to bo lilted , for it takes
some four weeks after you give your
order to got your stock ip. ' '
"What kind of summer hats are
liked best ? "
'Tho Mackinaw straw is by all odds
the best. Nobody wears a Panama now.
They are the hottest hats you can put
on. They will not hold water. What
made thorn favorites at ono time was
that they wore expensive and durable.
The Manilla hat is a favorite with some.
It is light and cool , nnd is made in any
shapo. There was a Manilla hat with a
very broad brim worn a few years ngo
that was very pretty , but Now Yorkers
will not wear broad brims now. Then
the1 lawn tennis hat of white felt is a fa
vorite for traveling and for seaside and
hotel wear. It is bettor and prettier
than a cap for traveling , and goes just
as well into the pocket. The helmet
hat , which waa copied from the cork
helmet of India , never had much of n go
hero. It was too clumsy and big. "
"What other kinds of straw are there
besides the Mackinaw ? "
"Oh , several. There are English
splits and the English Dunstivblcs. Some
of these ate t-o flno that it takes as much
as sixty yards of braid to make a hat.
Then there are the Milan braid , from
Italy , aud the Canton braid , from Chi
na , but the Mackinaw is the best. "
THEODORE TILTON IN PARIS.
The Hero of the Ileechor Scandal liv-
liiB Quietly in thoGnyOIiy.
Oio ; of the ell.ifactors about Paris ,
tes Ti correspondent of tlio Now York
World , "is Theodore Tilton. His long ,
gray hair , which may btill bo called
luxuriant , falls almost upon his shoul
ders , which have a little stoop. His
features which have more and. more
prominence and solidity as age steals
upon him , are somewhat white ; his gait
has a slight blouch , but is Ptill firm ,
while his massive form seems to have
lost little of ith ancient vigor. Ho usu
ally wears a soft slouch hat , and his
dress is careless. Ho lives in a modest
way no American knows exactly whore
and is occasionally scon at the book
stores or on the Avenue do 1'Opora.
His principal place of resort is the Cafe
do la Kogonce , which is in
the Rue St. Honoru , facing
the open place in front of tlio
Comodio Francaiso. Hero he drops in
every afternoon att or 5 o'clock , and
hero he maybe punctually found thence
forward until dinner time , deeply ab
sorbed in a game of chess. 1 mot him a
day or two ago and asked him about the
alleged posthumous statement of
Uooehor about the scandal. Ho said ho
was surprised at the use the American
journals were making of it. It was not
now at nil. In reality it was ono of tlio
first documents given to the public when
the scandal first began to bo talked
about , nnd a reply to it was published
immediately afterward. It was aston
ishing that the Herald should have
made a sensation out of fauch very ancient
material. The only explanation of its
course was that there was no ono of these
now connected with the paper who
worked for it before the Boeohor trial.
The mistake was not the fault of the
autobiography which gave all the facts
connected with the matter. Ho was
not inclined to talk any further on the
subject nor to reopen nay of the ques
tions formerly pending between him and
Boechor. Neither does ho cnro to have
his personal affairs in general brought
in any way befovo the public , his only
apparent desire being to live the
world forgetting , by the world forgot.
Ho is not engaged , so far as known , in
any serious literary labor , though ho
is said to do boino writing for borne
American newspapers. As a chess
player ho is eaid to bo a success.
African Exploration ,
The Movement Goographiquo pub
lishes u very interesting report of a voyage
ago of exploration undertaken by Cap
tain Van Golo/uul Lieutenant Lienart-
both of the Belgian army , who wont up ,
tlio river Ubangi in a small steamer ,
capable of being taken to pieces and
carried overland when required , The
En-Avant , as this steamer was called ,
loft the equator station on the iWth of
October last year , and reached on the
21st of November the Congo rapids , a
point which had already been reached
by the English missionary Grenfoll in
1884 and by Captain Van Golo himself
in 18SU. It was at this point that the
dilllcultlos began , for after leaving the
Congo behind them the explorers had to
got through , or rather over , six rapids ,
divided from ono another by navigable
basins. At the last of these rapids the
stream is nearly 3,000 foot , nnd lias an
average depth of about eighteen foot for
nearly thirty miles , at which point it
follows a course nearly duo eabt for a dis
tance of 170 miles , which was the extreme -
tromo point reached by the En-Avan't.
The explorers described the -country
through , which they traveled as being
very fertile and picturesque , while the
inhabitants treated them with great
kindness until they got as far as the
tributary of tne Bangasso (21 ( degrees
nnd 23 minutes east longltuto Green
wich ) , from which point the attitude of'
the natives became very hostile. Upon
the 1st of January they had to repel
their first attack , losing two of their
men , whllo flvo days later they wore at
tacked by land and waj r. They wcro
then 21 degrees and 65 minutes east
longitude , or within ono decree of Iho
point reached by Junker upon the Uollo.
But the state of the steamer , the shallowness -
lowness of the water , the extraordinary
density of the population and its very
hostile attitude made this apiwnr too
great a risk to bo worth running , nnd
Captain Van Golo and his companions
accordingly returned down stream ,
reaching the equator station on the 1st
llottlca Containing Notes Pound on
The way things drift when loft to the
mercy of the winds nnd waves on the
trackless ocean , says the Now York
Commercial Advertiser , has always been
a matter of great interest to mariners ,
and ns nautical science has boon devel
oped within the present century special
attention has been paid to the general
trend and speed of the various known
currents and how they are alToctod by
the seasons. By this means the direc
tion of a doroloct drift can bo
foretold with considerable exacti
tude , but there is still much to
bo learned about the matter in detail -
tail , and experiments are constantly
being mndo in oi'dor to determine the
points not yet positively decided. The
importance of llnding accurately the
nature of thcso ocean currents is very
great , particularly when from any cause
a shipmaster is unable for days to ob
tain a reliable observation of the sun
or stars in order to determine his exact
latituto nnd longitude. In such cases
ho has to work out his position by "dead
reckoning , " by calculating the dorcc-
tions and distances sailed nnd the
amount of leeway made , together with
the probable effect on his course of the
currents ho has encountered.
The instances of long drifts at sea are
numerous and sometimes very interest
ing. A walking stick with the owner's
name and address engraved upon it was
once dropped overboard in the St. Law
rence rivorand many months afterward
picked up on the shore of England and
returned to the loser. The hyurogruphic
olllco pilot charts show the tracks of all
derelicts and wreckage reported adrift ,
and their positions are corrected from
every available source of information.
The track of the logs of the Loary raft
is now shown to extend more than half
way across the Atlantic. Recently a
iloiiting wreck , which was abandoned a
short distance from Capo Hattoras , was
found in the Bay of Biscay after a
long voyage of cloven months. Fro- ,
quenlly captains will cork up a bottle
bearing a slip inside with the datq and
position , so that its drift when picked
up can bo ascertained. This practice is
encouraged by the hydrographicservice
and every captain after emptying a bottle
tle of bear at sea is advised to place his
date and position in a well corked bottle
and sot it adrift. Sometimes , of course ,
these waifs meet with misfortune , as in
the case of two of which it is related
that they wcro found in the stomach of
a shark that was killed by the crow of
tlio vessel from which the bottles had
boon thrown two days before.
The two chief currents at the north
Atlantic ocean are the gulf btrcam and
equatorial current , which aro. however ,
practically ono under two names , the
How being from the equator up ono side
of the ocean , across and down the other
side. Thorough and accurate observa
tions of these currents are being now at
certain points by the United States
survey steamship Blake , and all obser
vations made by other vessels at about
the same time must contribute materi
ally to the value of the results obtained.
Such reports urs Ihoroforo esteemed of
Coi ocial value by the hydrographic de
partment at the pro&ont time.
Boston Herald : Journalism among
colored men in the country is on the in
crease , and there are several examples
of it which demonstrate ability. The
Cleveland Gazette is a paper which has
for s ovoral years evinced spirit and
tact in its general conduct , and tlio
Philadelphia Sentinel is ono which dis
cusses public affairs with candor and
capacity. These are weekly journals ,
and the time for the daily press repre
senting colored men docs not appear
vet to have arrived. It is to bo
hoped that the period is approaching
in which every man will bo estimated
on his merits , and there will bo no call
jor divisions on the color line ; but
while this continues , it is agreeable to
find the color line so well represented.
If wo can got him clear of politics on
the color line , a great point will bo
gained in the south. That intelligent
journal , the Atlanta Constitution , re
marks that the negro is not now mid
never has boon a menace in its section.
Ho does not desire social intercourse of
an intimate character with the whites ,
and nobody apprehends that it will
come. The real antipathy to him
nribos from .tho extent to which poli
ticians hnvo abused his confidence nnd
used him to promote their own corrupt
ends. When this is over , race preju
dice will bo loss often hoard of.
STRANGER THAN FICTION *
StrnnRO Hcunloti of Mexican \Var
Veterans After Forty-one X'enrs.
Ono of thostrnngo coincidences which
are popularly supposed to occur only lu
the productions of the romancer , says
the Detroit News , was encountered
Saturday afternoon at tha Russell
house. Secretary Starkoy , of the wntor
board , was with some of hia Q , A. R.
comrades , and reminiscences comprised
the conversation. Nobody tolls ft story
hotter than the genial secretary , who is
the veteran of two wars , with plenty of
vim and patriotism for n third. His
recollections of what ho had seenhoard
nnd experienced while helping to knock
out Santa Ana wore listened to With uu
interest that called for Incident after
incident , and these who pulled their
chairs closer soon made n crowd In
which the old soldiers were in the
t "I was prottv young whan I first go
own among these greasers , " the socro
nry was saying. "I had been foreman
of the Knlamazoo Telegraph. Ono nf-
tornoon I was setting up ft poem written -
ton by J. Russell Lowell , in which the
Mexican war and the issues it involved
were the poet's inspiration. I gradu
ally warmed up until I reached tlio
boiling point , when I throw down thu
stick , gave vent to a few rod-hot sen
tences while jerking myself intq a coat
and hat , rushed down stairs und Insldo
of 11 vo minutes I luul onllstod.
"I saw a good many strange things. I
remember one when I was among the
boys doing police guard duty in the City
of Mexico. Some poor devil guilty of n
capital otTance had been convicted , Ho
was confined in a strong cell within the
walls of the Montczumos. One of our
lieutenants wont to read the death BOH-
tonco and I was ordered with him. The
cell was opened at his order and the of
ficer grimly read the fatal finding ol the
court. . I have never foruotton the clos
ing words : 'And the sentence of this
court is that you Do hung by the noclc
until you are dead , dead , dead ! '
"Tho victim of this judicial finding
did not comprohand it , and BO said in
" 'It means that you are to bo hung
until you are dead , you I1 emphat
ically exclaimed Lieutenant Black , who
Imd road the sentence , and ho clasped
his hands about the fellow's noclc to as
sist his understanding. The profanity
and tlio pantomime were essential , for
they were forms.of language the Mexi
can could take in without an inter
preter. I'vo often wondered what be
came of Black. "
Among the listeners was n- tall man
with military bearing , whoso face was
noticed to whiten and his eyes to
brighten ns the story progressed. Ho
drew closes and closer , apparently re
sisting an impulse to interrupt the
yarn , but he restrained himself until
the last sentence was spoken.
"That's a story I haven't hoard in
forty years' , " ho broke in with agitated
voice , "and every word of It's true.
Who are you , anyhowV"
The speaker was Colonel Black , in
command at Fort Wayne , and ho in the
former lieutenant who had road the
death sentence to the Mexican prisoner
while Private Starkoy stood by , fcrty-
0110 years ago.
How to Put on Gloves.
A great deal .depends on the first
putting on of gloves. Have the hands
perfectly clean , dry and cool says the
Dry Goods Chronicle , and never put ou
now gloves while the hands are warmer
or damp. Where a person is troubled
with moist hands it is well to powder
Ihom before trying on the gloves ; but
in most cases , if the hands are dry and
cool , this is not needed. First , work on
} ho lingers , keeping the thumb outeido
of the glove and the wrist of tho' glove
turned back. When the lingers are in
smoothly put in the thumb and work
the glove on very carefully , then plac
ing the elbow on the knco , work on the
hand. When this is done smooth down
the wrist and button the second button
first , then the third , runt so on to the end. .
Then smooth down the whole glove nnd
fasten the llrfat button , Fastening the
lirst button last when putting
on a glove for the first time makes u
good deal of difference in the lit. al
though it may seem but a very little
thing. It docs not strain the part of the
glove that is the easiest to strain nt first
and prevents tlio enlarging of the buttonhole
ton-hole , either of which is sure to take
place if you begin at the first button to
fasten the glovo.
When removing gloves never begin
nt the tips of the fingers to pull them
off , but turn hack tno wrist and pull off
carefully , which will , of course , necessi
tate their being wrong side out.Turn
them right side out , turn the thumb in ,
smooth them lengthwise in as near aa
pobsiblo the shape they would bo If on
the hands , and place away with n strip
of white canton flannel between iftho
gloves are light , but if dark colored the
flannel may bo omitted" . Never roll
gloves into each other in a wad , for
they will never look as well after.
Tl ro is always some moiuturo in tthom
from the hands , consequently , when
rolled up this moisture has no ohanoo of
drying and must work into the gloves ,
making them hard and stiff and of-very
little use after as far ns looks or lit are
Our iTiottogoort grades nnd low prices.
Central Lumber Yard , 13lh & Cat. at ,
JJ O J.
I have just opened a hat store at 219 South
I4th street , N. E. Corner Farnam. I keep noth- ;
ingbut first-class goods. Have been selected by
Democratic and Republican clubs of Omaha to
furnish campaign hats. Correct colors will be
here in a few days , Clubs out of the city , send
in your orders early.
E&MM JLE mThina-ff KtowJfLuMl anuBnriK'
M * ranffl > in u (
Formerly Manager for B. J. Saxo ,
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