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clnrcd In the opening of his speech that
Pennsylvania did not wint Grover
Cleveland In the will to house a
declaration which was met with
laughter. Ho proceeded to vouch
tor the republicans of Pennsylvania nnd ho
boasted of the largo majorities thnt stnto
Imd given to Hayes , Garllold nnd JJlaino.
As the speaker uttered this last name the
enthusiasm of the convention again found
Vent in cheers , shouts and uproar.
The campaign , continued General Hast
ings , found the enemy intrenched in tlio sent
of power with the prestige of power , with
thrt Influence of the solid south nnd with the
Increasing democratic nppctito for oftico to
Rive It encouragement , though the country
was tired of sham , double dealing and medi
ocrity. Ho whom ho was about to nominate
needed no Introduction. His character , his
manhood nnd his illustrious achievements
were part of tlio country's history. Ho wns
n nmn whoso name wns a tower of strength.
Ho wns a man who had never bcun defeated
for tiny ofllco for which he hnd been nomin
ated. [ Applause. ] Ho would receive the
support of every innn who believed thnt ex
perience In statcninnship was a pro-rcmiislto
to high public preferment , ami that it was
not n disqualification to have actively and
honorably mingled in n generation of events
more vital to liberty and humanity than was
ever crowded into an equal period of history.
General Hastlng's speech wns admirably
delivered nnd listened to with marked niton-
w'hcn ho had concluded , Governor Forakcr
of Ohio wns presented by the Ohio delegation
to second Senator Sherman's nomination.
As Governor Fornker advanced up ono nlslo
to the platform two of tlio scrgennts-nt-nrms
came up ttio other carrying enormous lloral
emblem surmounted by a llornl shield. Upon
the fnco of this emblem in letters formed by
roses on a field of white , wore Forakcr's now
famous words : "No battle Hugs surrendered
while I mil governor. " Considerable signific
ance appeared to bo attached to this Incident
by the convention , nnd ns the governor and
the floral tribute got on the stage together
there wns a thunder of npplnuso.
Governor Fornker spoke us follows :
Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen of the Con
vention : Ohio is sometimes like Now York.
She occasionally comes to a national repub
lican convention divided ns to her choice for
the presidency , and sometimes she comes
united. She has so como now. Her forty-
nix dolcgntcs nro hero to speak ns one man
Jnpplnuso ] and it Is at their bidding , on their
behalf , nnd In their name that 1 tnko this
platform to second the nomination that lias
Just been made. Not so much , however , be
cause John Sherman Is n citircn of our state.
Knowing him ns wo do , wo should support
him with the sumo unanimity , the same zeal
nnd with the same determination and integ
rity of purpose , no matter from what
section ho might bo [ loud iipplause ] . 1'or
wo know und pledge for him that which you ,
gentlemen of Now York nnd gentlemen of
all the other states , must recognize and con
cede that ho is not FO much n citizen of any
one state us a citizen , in the highest scnso of
the word , of nil the states of tills union. His
name and fame fills the whole land , and
brightens every page of American history
that has been written since ho entered public
life. Nominate him nnd you lined not waste
any tlma or biographical sketches [ Cries of
"That's so"J. When you recall what has
been said from this platform to-day you can
appreciate the value of that advantage
[ laughter and applause ] . Ho is the imuie-
diato friend and acquaintance of all
the masses nnd conditions of our
people , high and low , rich nnd poor , black
nnd white , native and foreign. As it was
written in our platform , as it was rend from
that desk to-day , nil alike know nnd honor
him , because nil alike have n common part
and a common claim in his illustrious
achievements. [ Applause. ]
But no more do they honor him for his
distinguished services to his country
than as It wns well said by tlio gentleman
from Pennsylvania because of the exalted
character und purity of his private life. Ho
is , In the highest sense of the word , a
typical representative of American life ,
American citizenship and American states
manship at the same timo. [ Cheers nnd
applause. ] General Hastings well said that
ho should not repeat his record to you from
this platform. If ho were to de
tain you until ho could do so
wo would uot gut n standard-bearer until the
next term of the presidency commenced. It
covers all there is uf republicanism.
fApplnuso.l It commenced before the party
commenced [ applause ] and it has gone con
tinually on Irani that moment until this.
There is not a question , nnd has not been in
thirty years , affecting the people , internally
or externally , that John Sherman has not
dealt with , nnd how t In such n way us to
command the unbounded confidence , not
' only of the business interests' but of 'every
other kind of Interests In the United States.
[ .Applause. ] I have not hoard of any breezes
signs for his nomination us was the
cnso with another gentleman , [ laughter , ]
but I have heard , as you have heard , a Mace
donian call coming up from every section of
.llio United States , | chroro.j Hut
Uohn Shormnn is something more than
u good citizen and great statesman , something
more in the sense that wo wunr , to have
something more in the candidate whom wo
nominate to-day. We will bo a little partlci.
lar in this matter. Ho wi 1 not only cnrryi
to victory , but ho will give tlio country the
benefit of that victory , not In nny narrower
bigoted sense , not certainly by a resoiVto
such pusilanimous methods us those known
under thu name or guise of "offensive parti-
imnship" [ Laughter and applause ] , not tnther
by a cowardly ussohsinntiou of individual
character [ cries of "good" and applause ] , t Ho
method that seems so dear to our ovcrright-
oous mugwump friends , but lie will do it in n
manly und courageous way. Ho will admin
ister our public affairs by republican agen
cies according to republican principles. Ho
will fulfill the pledge with which wo com
menced our platform , namely , that the con-
btltutlou and laws of this country shall bo
enforced every where throughout our borders.
A voice Even in South Carolina.
Mr. Foraker Yes oven in South Carolina.
[ Great appluusoj. What is tlio use of talk-
fug about reducing the surplus revenue unless
you first settle it that the people have
reached the conclusion they shall bo nllowed
to express the conclusions they have reached
Yes. John Sherman Is a republican who will
ROO to it that American citizens nro protected
in the enjoyment niid exercise of their rights
of citizenship wheresoever the flag may float.
fApphiuso ] , I want n republican this tune.
i want ono of the kind of republicans wo Imd
on this platform last night. I want n man
who Is not only republican from the top of
Ids head to the solos of his foot , but who has
been ono all his life. I don't mean to Insinu
ate anybody , but I do want to impress upon
ygu that John Shcrumn is nil that. Ho has
over been ready , no matter how much per
sonal disappointment might bo in
volved , to support the platform
and nominee of the convention.
lie never sulks ; ho always Is in line and
ready far duty. Yes , ho Is always on duty.
A natural born leader , he belongs to a family
nf leaders. [ Cheers. ] Ho is u brotUur ef
that grand old hero nnd leader so dear to the
heart of ovory'man who wore the blue , who
once uj lit the Jell Davis wing of the demo
cratic party wldo open when he marched In
triumph from Atlanta to the sea. [ Ap
plause. ) Put your banner Into the hands of
John Sherman and lot him do a similar Job
lor you now. Ho will uphold and enforce the
V.'lsc liiiu patriotic policy of a protective turin .
His aim and ambition , ) > ollcy nnd affections ,
y' ' you please , will lie national. They tnko in
outh Carolina , and will mnke it a decent
jilaco oven for republicans to live in. Yes ,
under the benevolent guidance of his
ndiniulstration the whole south will bo
Kivou an opportunity to develop her
) ' .sources anil build up her Indus
trial pursuits , nnd under t > uch provisions
m those proposed by the lllair bill to educate
1'tjr children [ Cheers ] until they have been
brought abreast in the march of progress , in
the development of wealth and power , 'vith
tholr slater states in the union. And when
ml are abreast there will be no rivalries t > uch
ns have existed hcrotoforo , but under the
hlexstugs of a common prosperity all this
ivic < cod spirit of Ecctionaliam that the preheat
administration has revived will be over
thrown and the couth bound to the north nnd
ovary other section of the country in the
bnndi ot prosperity , which nro ever stronger
limn any that can bo forged by constitutions ! '
provisions or legislative enactments , all wil
bubtartcd with us on that march to a destlnj
that Is greater and grander than uny language
can describe [ Applause ] ,
If , therefore , high personal character ,
long tried and capable statesmanship , unful
icrnif and unswerving devotion to the prlu
of republicanism , as you have an
nounccd them hero , coupled with a guarantee
of success at the polls in November , to bo
folloiYoa by such magnificent rules ns I have
indicated , ore commendations to your favor
then nominate John Sherman , uot of Ohio
1 ut o ( the United States. Ho will bo pop-
Mar everywhere with tbo people , oxcdpt
uly la Jiofland , Quo reason La ucu't bo
is that the combination that
wns made over nt St. Louis wns put on a
free trade platform to march under the ban
ner of thnt same old bandana wo knew so
well In war times , when It meant only con-
perhend loynlty nnd which now means only
British free trade. Hut llio day the old ban-
drum was nominated the people of this coun-
Iry foresaw tlio nomination by you of John
Slicrmnn , who represents the flag enthu
siastically beloved by the loyal people of this
country , nnd every state felt thnt it should
jo our banner In the approaching campaign
.0 offset the old bandana.
At the conclusion of Fornker's speech the
greatest demonstration of the day took place ,
i'ho delegates nnd audience rose to their feet
nnd cheered wildly. Seine ono In the nudt-
cnco started to sing "Marching Through
.icorgin , " nnd the delegates nnd audience
olncd in. The demonstration continued for
ivo minutes. While old Fred Douglass was
getting on the platform n i > crfect bedlnm en
sued. Flvo minutes later the cheering was
rolng on unabated. The song of "Marching
Through Georgia" wns again renewed.
The sccno following Fornker's nomination
if Sherman has only been equalled in the
listory of national conventions probably by
ha outburst following the nomination of
Cleveland by Daniel Dougherty ntSt. Louis ,
n ona respect it certainly surpassed thnt , for
t came totally unexpected. Forakor's ' con-
: luslon wns somewhat abrupt nnd tlio cheers
lint followed wore front his friends nnd in
.he nnturo of a personal compliment. Then
ho convention realized In ono minute , nppar-
inrently , ns it never realized before , whnt a
; rcat hold Sherman hnd on tlio convention
md upon the republican party and the
country. Such a tremendous shout went up
hat the banners In thu dome trembled nnd it
seemed ns though the galleries would full
under the wild muss of yelling nnd nlmost
maniacal spectators. This unexampled out
burst continued , the demonstration , starting
so suddenly and unexpectedly , rendering the
whole doubly n marvel even to those who
participated most enthusiastically.
The governor waited In some embarrass
ment , until tbo uproar subsided. Ho cvi-
luntly had not anticipated the Incident. Ho
.hen proceeded to second the nomination of
Senator Sherman.
Hon. John M. Langston ot Virginia then
addressed the convention as follows :
1 am related to a very large factor in the
) opnlation of our country , so largely bcno-
iitted In every word nnd every deed that
distinguishes the history nnd the character
of John Sherman that I may not on this oc
casion pass without bringing testimony of
.hut great past before you to-day. 1 have
tot only the honor of living in
.ho Old Dominion nnd representing in
: iart on the floor of the convention
.ho people of the old commonwealth that
used to bo the mother of presidents and the
mother of statesmen , but lu that stain , situ-
ited as I am , I have the honor of represent
ing the men , women , boys nnd girls that the
republican party turned from things to men
und American citizens. John Sherman in
the house of representatives was tlio man
who was engaged In laboring ns a legislator
, n our behalf. When the name of
Sherman is pronounced in convention
with the presidency. I shall need to discharge
my duty to second that proposition.
Gentlemen have told you how great ho is ,
md what a patriot and what a statesman ;
low loaded ho is to his arms , across his _
shoulders nnd below , with the brok
en shackles of American slaves , nnd
with fruits of nil his oilier
iminlyg deeds r. 7COOOOi ) of negroes
to-day in this country ask you to nominate
John Sherman to the presidency of the
United States. All the poor men in tlio
south , so utterly abandoned to ignorance and
poverty and degradation the substratum of
society , beneath the negro in tlio days of
slavery look up to you and ask you to-day
to nominate John Shot-man , that ho
may aid now in their redemption
with the negro. If you give us
that paragon of American statesmen , John
Sherman , wo will unite Wisn and Ainhono in
Virginia. We will carry thnt old common
wealth with you to victory , and us she leads
on , the confines of our freedom , further
south , marching to the music of "Hail Col
umbia , " on the day that shall mark your
election shall bo found no longer doubtful.
Tbo southern states , giving always it
may through force and fraud your
electoral votes to the democratic party ,
shall bond their knees nnd give their votes
with the republican states , casting their
votes for John Sherman. And now , in the
name of nil the citizens of my state , republi
cans and true in namor-l - the. loyal south ,
white and black , I second the nomination of
lhat grand citizen of our entire republic ,
John Sherman.
FIT JjE Il'SJUm li K S Q U K.
Charles Emory Smith Presents tlic
Nnmo of . - '
IMill.-ulclpliiu's aiayor.
CIIICAOO , Juno 21. When Pennsylvania
was called Charles Emory Smith took thu
platform and spoke as follows :
My words will bo few and , I trust , to the
point. Our state , the greatest of the repub
lican commonwealths , has n candidate fore
most among the eminent business rep
resentatives who have been the
architects of her republican great
ness and of her imperial grandeur.
Pennsylvania is chief in republicanism be
cause she is chief in the group of industrial
states. Pennsylvania nsks nothing which is
not equally for tlio glory of Maryland and
Indiana und Minnesota. Pennsylvania wants
no policy which is not equally suited to the
great farms of tlio northwest and to the min
eral wealth of the now south , whoso bound
less resources need a now development.
Pennsylvania believes her policy is right and
is liberal nnd progressive in its spirit , main
taining that in the bulwark of protection is
found the acme of American greatness and
independence. Under this banner and under
tlio prince of leaders In 1SSI [ great npplatiso
nnd cries of "Hlnlne , IJlnino" ] she gave more
than 80,000 majority. Among her own she
presents ono who is the peer ofnny leader
nnd invites your serious nnd deliberate
consideration to the wisdom of this choico.
Our candidate it ) the highest typo of the nest
republicanism and the best progress nnd
prosperity of Pennsylvania , und you will rec
ognize it when I speak thu name of Edwin II.
Filler. If you ask for his record , go back to
the days that tried men's souls , when the
gallant defenders of tiio republic from nil
tlio north nnd east marched through
Philadelphia on their way to uphold
the imperilled llngof ourconntry. Through
nil these intorvcning years its master spirit
has been Edwin II. Filler. Do you uslc of his
republican services ? Go back , my old and
cherished friend of Now Yorkmy republican
friend of Now Jersey , of Ohio and Indinna.ot
Delaware mid Maryland , through tlio
checkered story of your hard-
fought campaigns. An employer whenever
never had n difference with his employes ; n
republic-nil who never faltered in sunshine erIn
In storm ; a leader who would bo equally
available ns a candidate and sure as a prcsi
dent. On behalf of a portion of the delega
tion from Pennsylvania , I present to this con
vention the name of Edwin H. Filler.
AVisconuIn , Through Senator Spooncr ,
I'rCKcnls Her Man.
Cmcino , Juno 21. The secretary con
tinued the roll call , nnd when Wisconsin wn1
reached Senator Spooner spoke as follows :
Gentlemen of thu Convention : Fully mind
ful of tlio disadvantage of the fact that Wis
cousin is lust rn the roll call of states I tun
to the fact that bar stalwart republicanism
has always placed her nt the head
of the column when lighting is on
Wisconsin has nnver failed you , ami
to-day , for the first tune in years
of unbroken fealty she invokes for ono of
her own beloved and trusted leaders your
thoughtful consideration. Those for whom
I speak deem this an hour for vviso councils
nnd deliberate Judgment in tlio interest of
the people and not for compliment to nnj
man ,
The rank and file of the republican party
demand for leaders those who have walkm'
on the mountain ranges In full viov
of the men who have kcp
their feet out from the swamps and
bogs of life , whoso careers are without am
bush for the enemy , who uro stroug in the
robust qualities of leadership. Wisconsii
sends you such a man. Wisconsin , with en
thusiautlo unanimity , have instructed their
delegation to muno to you as their choleo fo
first place one who by n long life o
conspicuous public service in divers
fields of effort has proven his right
to stand the peer of any man in stainless
character , in patriotic devotion to thu bust
interests of the country , in political sagacity
in unerring Judgment , in norolo courage-
many timed shown in the ruth and whirl o
battle and ia extraordinary executive ca
paclty. His name is nut unfamiliar to the
country. It is Jeremiah M. Husk
the honored governor of Wisconsin
When Uie cloud * which b&d been
o long gathering In our political sky , burst
upon the country with the fury of n tempest ;
vhen the union wns to struggle for Its life
10 hnsworcd the call of Lincoln , nnd leaving
hose who wcro dearer than might else on
earth but his country , ho found the fronttuid
rode calm ami Intrepid on bloody fields where
ho missiles of tlio enemy wcro "wearing the
nlr witti lives nnd dcnth nnd dnn-
; cr" iibout him , nnd ho turned
lomcwnrd only when the angel
of pence gave the glad command. Saved by
hose by whom ho had led , honored nnd
rusted by these under whom ho hnd served ,
10 cnmo back with the star of n general upon
ils shoulders , well earned In "battle.
After detailing the merits of Governor
Jusk ns n business man , member of con-
rress , stnto onlcial , nnd his prompt action in
, ho enforcement of respect for law during
ho anarchist troubles , the speaker con-
hiucd : The comrade of labor from
ils youth up , the fnvorito of
ho farmer because a farmer
ilmsolf.with n Just sense of property rights
ml never the nllyy or tool of monopolies , his
career would successfully challenge the
lonlldcnco of every deserving class. Tnko
dm for your leader nnd the republican party
of Wisconsin bids mo pledge you that when
ictory shall have been won you will
lave installed in the white housu once
ngnln nn American president in favor of the
irotcction of American labor and the up-
mlldlng of American industries ; of cnforc-
ng to the full extent of execntlvo power the
constitutional right of n free ballot and n
air count.
At the conclusion of Spooner's ' speech the
convention adjourned until 11 a. 111. to
IjJNCOljX'8 V1K\V8.
I'lic Bon ofOlil Abe AnilclpiitcH n llc-
piiblicnn Victory.
ICopl/rfoM W ' ' ) / James f7ortl < w Hewlett. ]
LONDON , Juno 81. [ Now York Herald
Cable Special to Tim UIK. | 1 interviewed
ox-Secretary Kobcrt Lincoln to-day nt his
lotel in Grosvcnor Squnre , where as the son
oftho nssnssinntcd nnd historical president ,
10 nttrncts much Hritish curiosity. "I nm
lore to avoid the bother of politics nnd busl-
less and to gut a rest ( and here lie laughed
icartlly ) . I am not a dark horse. No , I have
not yet met Mr. Hlainc. Ho 1ms refused to
jo tlic standnrd bearer for 18SS. As u nmn
md statesman ho deserves every confidence.
believe him sincere In his withdrawn ! . I
can readily understand how Hlulne , calling
o mind the unparallelled bitterness
of the last campaign , would shrink from.
indcrtaking another struggle. For the sake
of decency and national honor let us hope
ho nppro.iching contest will bu at least a
clean one , nnd that the clement of personal
ibuso will permanently bo eliminated. Still ,
n spite of everything , the convention may be
breed to unite on Hlainc , who is unquos-
.ionable . the second choice of nearly every re-
lublican. Fnclum preference is very strong
'or Judge Qrcshnm , whoso record is unini-
joachablo , and who , perhaps better than any
one else , would succeed in reconciling tlic
mugwumps. Of course Sherman's
strength is very great , but m the
ircsenco of such completed conditions
all prophecy is vain. I may say ,
lowover. I don't ' accept the dark
: iorso solution to the problem as the result
of a light between Cleveland and the repub-
ican candidate. I express eohfidcnco that
our side will win. I hold this opinion for
several reasons. In the first place I think
wo shall get back most of the mugwumps.
They loft the republican party because they
distrusted it. Now , on the same prindipul ,
if they are as honest as they profess to be ,
thov must como back to tne republican
"Consider for example : the civil service ro-
rorm question about which the part.v in power
lias made such an uproar. What are the
facts } A bill was passcd-undnr the republi
can administration and I have reason to
know that during the last two years of Ar
thurs presidency tlio principles of civil ser
vice reform wcro carried out with the most
rigid precision in my own department. I
never knew the political opinions of any man
appointed to any position. Tlio examination
papers were our only criterion as to "tlijj" can
didate's litncsi Hut how has it been since.
Mr. Geoigo William Curtis admits Cleveland
lias replace ; ! ofllco holders as rapidly as could
be donu without interfering with good work
ings , but tills is contrary to the avowed prin
ciples of tno democrats. It is utter hypo
crisy and can not therefore bo accepted by
high-minded mugwumps.
"I anticipate republican success for
another reason ; for , while the democrats
have not absolutely committed themselves
to tlio doctrines of frco trade , they have
made such an advance in that dircetion ns to
awaken great uneasiness in the mir.ds of
business men interested in manufacturing.
Capitalists hesitate to embark in ventures
when they have reason to npnrehend that In
a few years free-trade legislation may ren
der their enterprises valueless. This pro
tection element is now very exten
sive in the south , and 1 hope it
may become strong enough to secure
for the negroes a chance to vote
and bavo their votes counted , and in
such cnso wo would take from the solid south
thirty-eight electoral votes which are ours by
rights and which wo never get. It is useless
to deny thu light will bo hard. Wo shall
have against us thu temperance people -u Hh
their prohibition Utopia. So it is that the re
publican part.v has to suffer for furnishing the.
United Status with its apostles of high muial
ity. How inucli bolter if they would only
content themselves with high license and
the revenue in caring for tlio poor victims of
drunkenness. I was much interested in rend
ing a letter in to-day's London Times whcroin
tlio writer preaches a sermon on the failure
republicanism. Much what ho s.iys is trim.
Neither can I deny that our political method
is inucn exaggeration , sham und cunning.
Head English history and see if things are
better. The nrticlo ends up with a savage
tirade against protection. America lias cer
tainly no need to como to England for a
lesson on that subject. Wo nro fully capable
of managing our own affairs. It is easily
comprehended why England , having every-
tiling to sell and llttlo to buy , de
sires to have tlio market ) ! of the world
open to her , but wcro she in our place ,
the conditions being totally different , you
may bo sure she would do Just as wo nro
doing that is , look out sharply for herself. "
Tlio ex-secretary said much mpro that
must be kept secret. Ho spoke with' seine
rcburvu and much animation. It is evident
ho thoroughly boliuvcs in his party prin
ciples and in dun time will bo heartily in the
presidential canvass.
Hit ) Men SlcUaml Dcsorlinji Him Sur-
minuted Hy Hostile .
LONDON , Juno 21. A dispatch from St.
Paul do Loanda dated yesterday snys ; Sev
eral deserters from Stanley's expedition have
reached Gump Ynmbunga. They state that
after traversing Aruwumi Stanley strucli
into a rough , mountainous country ,
covered with dense forests , The natives ,
who were excited by reports spread by the
Arabs , disputed the passage of the oxpcdl
tioa and there was continuous lighting ,
Stanley was severely wounded by an arrow.
He was compelled several times to construct
camps in order to repel the attacks and
were obliged to UBO the reserve provisions
that were intended for Einln Hoy. The Sou
danese attached to the force had all died or
diMippearcd. The deserters intimate thnt the
caravan loat one-third of its men and say
many of these remaining wcro ill , including
the Europeans. Stanley was encamped when
the deserters loft. Ho was surrounded by
hoslilos and wns unable to send news to
Emin or directly to Yambunga. Major Har
tcllot lias returned to Ynmbunga where ho
wns awaiting the men that Mr. Ward was
collecting to form a powerful expedition logo
to tlio relief of Stanley. In the sickness nt
Yambunga only eighty of l'J5 Xnnziburs
survived. Tippo Tib received tVi'j men to
form two caravans and started for the lu
terlor about tbo end of January. Ward lofi
Uoma on May ! W for Leopoldvllle , whoru In
was to embark mini and provisions in th
Congo state steamer Ennvant for AruhlmL
Death ofMHJor Urown's AVI To.
Mrs. Hrown , wlfo of Major Drown , locatei
nt Fort Omaha , died at the fort last nigh
after a short illness , und in conscqucnco th
burunude to General Hrookoat the Puxton by
the regimental band was postponed. Mrs.
Hrowu was au estimable lady , a loving wife
and her demise causes mourning among a
largo number of acquaintances who had the
liiguciit regards for her.
The Ropubltcnn Party's Platform
Possesses the Proper
It Kipoolnlly Pleases tlic Southerners
Sojourning nt the Capitol N'ebrna-
kn's Sitrvcyo pcnernlshlit Of >
lice Abolished.
Itcpublicnu Principle * Plainly StAtcil.
613 ForuiT.r.XTii STIIIIT : , >
WASIIINOTOX , D. C. , Juno 21. )
More interest was shown In Washington
lo-ilny over the platform adopted nt Chicago
than In nny other part of the proceedings of
the convention. Members of both houses of
congress stood about the bulletin boards in
cuRor expectation for the platform. Demo
crats nnd republicans nllko expected strong
language on the subject of the tiirlfT and they
were not. disappointed. The republicans from
the south arc more enthusiastic over the
tariff section of the platform than those from
any other section. If possible , the declara
tion thnt tlio party prefers the entire abolition
lition of the Internal revenue rather than a
reduction of the duties imposed on manufact
ures , nmlics thorn extremely happy. The re
publicans of Virginia and North Carolina are
coi'lhU'iit of success on this platform. They
say it is lust what the people of their states
have been demanding , und that with any
peed man at the head of the ticket they are
sure of success. The republicans from Ten
nessee also speak with great confidence of
the outlook on the tarilt plank In the plat
To-night 1 called upon Judge Kelley , of
Philadelphia , the father of the house , and
asked him what ho thought of the platform.
Ho stated that he had only road and hastily
the plank relating to the tariff. In the
course of Judge Kol ley's comments ho said :
"I endorse that portion ot the platform that
relates to the revenues , most onthusinstlcnUv.
So far as Pennsylvania is concerned , wit * ' a
good nomination , such as Harrison , Allison ,
lircslmin or any other fair man , on that plat
form the republican party need not think of
less than 100,000 majority. I will stake my
reputation on that. The figures 100 , MM )
"ivon't measure the majority In Pennsylvania
ivlth any fair nmn on that phitform. "
"How about. North Carolina , Virginia and
the southern states ; "
"It gives a fair lighting chance to the re-
mblicnns with good nominations , for Vir
inia. North Carolina , Tennessee and Ken
tucky. I am ready "to have that stated as a
distinct proposition. I have been in those
states and have as largo u correspondence
with the people of them as any man hero in
congress , and I know what I nm talking
about. "
"Can wo carry West Virginia ! ' '
"I think wo can , but I do not kno was much
about that state as I do about the others I
'iiivo mentioned. "
Congressman Wilson of West Virginia ,
ono of the most intelligent members of the
, vnys and IIIO.UIH committee , was elected by
CMS than ono hundrcjdjinujoritv and no doubt
HMvill bo beaten uojc.t time. Hopubllcans
from New Jersey , qwiueticnt. Massachu
setts und sections jof-New Yoric speak with
enthusiastic praise of tlio paragraph
the free ship billffhoy say that tills , as
nucli as anything clpi'iin the platform , will
secure the doubtful New England states and
that. It will very materially assist the ticket
in New York. They also express delic'ht
over the paragraph minting to the fisheries
luestion and foreign > atTnlr.s in general.
AiiouaiiiNn 01 it diuVirou { oiNiiAi..iiin : : ( > .
In tlio homo to-day. iluring the considera-
tionnftho sundry civil appropriation bill ,
Mr. McShuno .scoured the adoption as an
amendment tj the bill iindt'r consideration
which recently passed the senate , abolishing
tlie otilce of surve.voi-eneral for NohrusiCii
imi Jowu and authori/ing tiic plats anil
wipers to be deposited with the secretaries
nf the two states interested. Owing to the
failure of tlio last i-ongr-ws to nppropriatu
money to pay the salary of tlio surveyor g-n-
cral of Nebraska und Iowa and to conduct
the olllce. that olllce lias beiin prntitally
abolished , and altlioimh there is money do
iiosicd : in tlio land oltieo tu pay for
; ho surveying of section lines , the work has
not been done because it must bo done through
the surveyor general as lung as that oftfco
exists. The amendment will of course 1 o
retained in tlio hill by the senate , and ia soon
as the office is abolished by law the unscr-
veyod section linoi in Nibrask.i and Iowa
will be made under the direction of the general -
oral land olllce ,
Mi. cii/.iMors. :
Dick Kitchen and Jno H. Patrick of Omuha
are here.
Uy direction of the secretary of war Pri
vate Wtn. C. Cooper , Company G , Seventh
infantry , now witli his company at Fort
Washakio , Wyoming territory , is transferred
to the hospital corps tia a private.
St. ran I 111 , Minneapolis 7.
ST. PAVI. , June 21. [ Special Telegram to
TUB Hii.J : : To-day's game between St.
Paul and Minneapolis was a decidedly jwor
oxhibitioiujf tall playing on both sides. The
St. Paul players acted no though they had a
sure tiling on winning tlio game , and took
mutters very easily. In the seventh inning
four singles , a liaso on balls , n wild throw to
the plate by Hnlstrnm , nnd a ( ly which To-
beau allowed to fall to the ground in ordoy to
make a double play , but which caromed to
ono side and got away from him , allowed
the homo team to pile ui > six runs , robbing
the gamp of its interest. The score :
St. Paul . 1 0 0 1 0 1 (5 ( 0 3 12
Minneapolis . 0 0000 2 20 3 7
Huns earned St. Paul 0 , Minneapolis 2.
Two ba o hits Voacli , Huilly , Hawes ,
Hronghton. Homo rum Morrissoy. Uase.s
on bulls Carroll - , Shnfcr , Enrle , Vcunh ,
Tovno , Hawes , Haislrom. Hit by Ditcher
Sowdoru , Jovnr. Struck out Hv So wile rs 4.
by Halstrom : ! . Passed balls Earle 2. Wild
pitches -Sowdcrs. Hnes stolen Heilly.Shu
for.Jovnc(2 ( , ) Hnwcs CJ. ) Tebcau (2 ( , ) McCnl-
low. Left on bases hit. Paul 7 , Minneapolis
8. Fir.stbaso on errors St. Paul 8 , Minne
apolis 7. Time of game Two hours. Um
pire Powers.
MI'\vnuIciM > 5 , Chicago 1 ,
MILWAUKEE , Juno 2 . [ Special Telegram
to Tim Hun. ] Chicago commenced a series
to-day with Milwaukee. Stephens for Milwaukee -
waukeo and Dwyer for Chicago were the
pitchers , nnd they wore both lilt hard.
Stephens was supported fur the best , the
tlcldors behind him cutting off many base
hits. The features'- the game wore two
brilliant double plays' by tlio Milwaukee ! ) .
Score :
Milwaukee . 0 2-fi
Chicago . 0 1 ; 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-1
Earned runs Milwaukee 3 , Chicago 1.
liases on balls OH .Stephens , I. Struck
out Stephens , Hunjiilmn. Two base hits
Puttee , Moriarlty. Double . plays Strauss
und Cusick , Puttee , .Forater and Ousidi ,
Ilunruliun , Hcnglo und Schouncck , Uuipiro
Hrciuiaii. Time 14 > .
Postponed Itnln.
Wet grounds prevented thu Kansas City-
Omaha game at Kansas City nnd thoSt
Louls-Dcs Moines game at St. Louis ycstcr
day , _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Western Astiotilnllon Standing.
Helow will bu found the standing of the
clubs , Including yesterday's guinea :
Plavod Won Lost Pr Ct
St. Paul . 97 23 H .oil
DCS Moines . 81 21 13 .017
Milwaukee , . . M 20 15 , f > 71
Kansas City . 8i 20 18 .520
Omaha. . . , . 87 13 VJ .4SO
Chicago . 80 17 10 ,47'J
Minneapolis . 41 10 23 .490
St. Louis . . . . .4Q 14 2 < J .850
AVabblngton 0 , Philadelphia B.
Ox , Juno 21. The game between
Washington and Philadelphia to-day resulted
ns follows !
Washington . 0 00043000 0
Philadelphia. . . . ! 21000010-5
Pitchers O'Day and Olenson. Unio hits
Wnslilngtou 11. Philadelphia 7. Errors
Washington 0 , Plilladolphia 5. Umpire
Chicago t , Plltalinrg O.
CIIICAOO , Juno 21. The gnmo to-day bo-
wenn Chicago mid Pittsburg resulted ns fol
owsj game called in the sixth liming rnln :
Chicago . 0 0 1 0 0 0 I
'ittsburg . 0 00000 0
Pitchers Vnn Hnltron nnd Morris , llaso
ills Chicago 5 , Pittsburg 0. Errors Chicago
cage 3 , Pittsburg 3. Umpire Lynch.
lloston , Now Vnrk U.
HOSTO.V , Juno 21. The game between Hos-
on nnd Now York to-day resulted ns fol-
ows :
loston . 1 00020100-4
Now York . 0 00000 i ! 00 2
Pitchers -Clark.ion and Kcofo. Hnso hit *
Uostou 10 , Now York 5. Krrora Dostoti 2 ,
w York 0. Umpire Daniels.
Detroit 12 , liullnnniiollH 2.
DETIIOIT , Juno 21. The game to-day bo-
.ween Detroit nnd Indianapolis resulted as
ollows :
Jolrolt . 0 0-12
ndlnnnpolis . 0 00011000 2
Pitchers Ucitzoin nnd Henley. 13nso hits
Detroit 14 , Indianapolis fi. Krrors De
troit 7 , Indiunnpolls 14. Umpire Valentine.
Attilcllcs ( I , Itrooklya ! ! .
PititADin.i'iiiA , Juno 21. The game be
tween Hrooklyn and the Athletics to-day
resulted us follows :
Athletics . 0 10000032 0
Hrooklyn . 0 2
Cincinnati ! ) , Ijonlsvlllu t > .
CINCINNATI , Juno 21. The game between
Cincinnati and Louisville to-day resulted as
'ollows :
Cincinnati . 2 0
Louisville . 0 * 15
Iliilllmorc 11 , Cleveland ( i.
lUi.ui.Moui : , Juno 21. The game between
Jnltlmore and Cleveland to-day resulted ns
lollows :
inltlmorc . 0 1 0 2 f > 1 1 1 11
Cleveland . 0 1
Nebraska nnil lown I'onsloiis.
WASIIINIITON , Juno St. [ Special Telegram
o Tins UIK. ] Tlio following pensions were
granted Nebraskans to-day : Original inva-
id .loci A. Pratt , Lincoln ; Evurd S. Child ,
Vrapuhoo : Joseph T. Ross , Wood It Ivor ;
tohu C. Uamsdoll , Norfolk ; John T. Hurch ,
Stcclc City. Increase -Scdgwick W. Pcttis ,
York ; Oliver D. Waterman , Culbcrtsou ;
Cyrus P. Ncllloy , Omuha. Original widows ,
etc. Ulclmrd , father of Thomas F. Gray ,
Wuhoo ,
1'ensioiis lor lownns : Original invalid
; iias M. Carter , Ilcbpcr ; Jacob W. Kogurs ,
West Union : Hird Hrowu , Davis City ; Lo-
cii70 Dow Marshall , ' Ochowcdan ; James
Hall , Columbus City ; J. II. Woolworth , CSus ;
John Lava , Hamburgh ; James A. Button ,
Abingnoii' ; David J. Spencer , Silver City ;
William R Wilt-ox , Genoa ; Isai'.c Sliuster ,
Vernon ; William H. Cannon , Alicrton. In
crease James II. Alvey , Wilsonville ; Jolin
C. Winimer , Crestou ; George Windolf. Mc-
chanicsvillo ; Andrew J. Murjihy. Yale ;
lohn Shcpjiard , Icnnlum ; John 13. Cole ,
Lansing ; Henry Pi-ntii rrapli , Highland
Ccntro. itoinsuo Marslial fttoaioy , Altnona ;
Andruw Ferguson , Crawfordsville. Original
widows , etc. Anna , wi low of Pliilo C.
Williams , Clinton ; Susan , mother of James
C. HIT on. Given ; Lirenzo , father of War-
cn Spaulding , Mtupiokcla. M i-xican sur
vivors William M. Henry , Humcstou.
. .
Ho Will Pay Hiq Fare.
Ei.Kiioit.v , Neb. , June 21. [ Special Tele
gram to Tin : liii : : . | Wlicn the Union Pa
cific passenger train No. 1 arrived at this
station to-night a hntless and very much ex
cited Herman jumped from off the top of the
io.ital car. Ho run along thu depot platform
ihoutinp in his mother tongno that ho had
) tcn robbed , but before he coulit give u com-
iruhcnsive account of llio ufl'air the train
mn had departed and ttikeu thu robbers ,
eight of them , with it. A mnv .suit of clothes
md S10 in cash was what ho was touched
for. He will pay ins faro hereafter.
l Jly tliH Cable.
A horse drawing n light buggy in which
was seated a lady took fright at a cable car
nt the corner of Twelfth and Hurnuy streets
last evening. The vehicle was overturned ,
ind the occupant was pitched to tlio puve-
ncnt , fortunately escaping with a few
iruiscs. The horse dashed on up Harncy
itrcot , and succeeded in reducing tlio buggy
to kindling before being stopped.
Postal dimmer
WASIIIXIITOS , June 21. [ Special Telogrum
to Tin : Hisi : . ] John II. Guyhurt was to-day
ippo'nteit ' postmaster nt Montrose , Leo
county , la. , vluu John Clark , resigned.
AVoallier Inilicatli.ii ) .
For Nebraska anil Dakota : Light to frcsii
northwest winds , cooler , fair weather.
For Iowa : Light to fresh easterly winds ,
coolur , fair weather.
How IliH HollncsH CarcsHciI an Ameri
can Girl and Oavc Her a Modal.
It is tin event ihvarfln < r nil others of
the week in the woman's world tit'Wnsh-
intfton , says a letter from tlio cnpitnl ,
thu roccpiiun of the mudiil from his
holine d the pojio by u younj' ' Indy well
known in our society , nnd honcefortli to
bo known us the foundress of n divinity
destined to work n world-wide-
iiillueiico in Cntholio circles. Miss
CaldweirsiHuniiicoutjjiftof ? yl.000 ( ) ) 1ms
hecurcd for lior this honor , but that the
holy father is ( jonitdly disposed toward
other American tfirls , as well , would
appear from the following extract of u
roucnt letter to a friend in Wnshiiig-
ton , written from Marseilles by .Miss
Florence Audunroid , only child of the
lamented Colonel Audonroid , of tJon-
orul Sliormnn's xtulT , and who is a Pliil-
adolphian by birthright on both sides
of her family , and by birthright a
beauty also. Miss Audonroid writes :
"Early in December wo joined the
ranks of the many bound for the 'Ktor-
iiul City. ' Wo intended to remain only
u month , but when wo arrived found
many friends there , and two of mother's
great ones attached to the court , and I
was persuaded to relinquish part of my
trip for the pleasure of joining in the
social whirl. I really think I saw
Konmn bocioty under exceptionally
good oircumstn'ncos , for ono of my warm
friends , the Coutossa , is a grout
favorite of Italy's fair queen , nnd
through her influence I received many
attentions rarely bestowed on young
girls. In I'omo they don't RO to dinners
or lunches , but miiku up for it at Hi-as'
and bulls. The palaces are so spacious
ono is never crowded , and then tliure is
always a quantity of that important
article , man.
" 1 waa presented at the court in Jan-
miry , a few nights after at the iourt
ball.dancod in the "WalU d'iloniii.'ur , '
which always follows the rojal quad
rille , with iv Duniali prince , who io one
of the king's eluunborlains , air1 was
spending bomo time in Homo. For seine
weeks I went night and day , having a
glorious time , such as the Homiius say
no American girl hits over befoiv uu-
joyud , and receiving nice attentions
nnd courtesies from old men of rank
and auhiovomont no lobs than from
those nearer my own ago. Ueforo Iniiv-
ing I hud an audience with the holy
father , who , as I Knelt before him
fainoothed my hair and fuco. . held iny
bunds , und talked to mo in a low , sweet
voice. As I ros > o to go ho had mo recalled -
called , again smoothed my face , and
finally guvo mo u beautiful silver medal
to wear for his sake. Ho ia a dear old
iaiu , but very feeble
Moro NnmoB Added to the List of
Nebraska City Furnished n Sensation
Uy nil Oinnlm Imily Donne Col
lege Commencement Fnlnl
Wreck In lown.
Moro About Deacon Cole.
-NnmtASKA. CITY , Neb , , Juno 21. [ Special
Telegram to Tun lir.R.I The case of Major
Cole becomes hourly darker. The amount in
which he Is said to hnvo defrauded the Widow
Molchair Is now put at about ? 2,500and dates
from 13S1 la 1885. Ho has left nothing to at
tach. Cole secured a pension for ono Goulds ,
berry , and of the amount borrowed * 200 , for
which ho gnve his note. The note fell Into
other hands nnd Saturday the holder learned
of Colo's difficulties , presented it for pay
ment nnd received ns nn equivalent a deed to
n lot In Nebraska City , which since Colo's '
departure proves to have been mortgaged
but a few hours previous for nil It wns worth.
A short time ago ho collected $ 'W > 5 for Work
& Co. , of Chicago , of which ho paid over $100 ,
saying the party was good nnd would pay
the remainder In n few weeks. The agent of
of the company was in town to-day nnd dis
covered the fraud. Fnnnio Onwthorne , n
poor shop girl , loaned Cole $310 of her hard-
earned money , and to-day wns compelled to
tnko part of his law library in payment. Mrs.
Sibley , n widow , loaned him $100 , but Mrs.
Cole to-day gave tlio family car
riage in payment. Last Satur
day Cole made several unsuccessful
attempts to dispose of a $1,000 note and mort
gage ho hold for an eastern Ilrm for collec
tion , offering it for $ , " > 00. Several other east
ern linns nro losers moro or less through
Cole , but the exact amounts nro not yut
Mrs , Cole is prostrated with grief. She did
not learn of his rascality or Sunday's arrest
until she saw it in Tuesday's papers after he
had left tbo city , presumably to visit friends
nt Puget Sound. Telegrams have been sent
all over the country asking for his arrest ,
but no trace of him can bo found.
The TJOIIU I'lnc Cliaiitnnita. |
Loxn PIXR , Juno 20. [ Special to the Tin :
Hr.K. ] Tlio session of the Long Pine Chnu-
tauqua commences , luly 13 , nnd continues
until the -4th , nnd thu pamphlet programmes
issued under the direction of Kev. J. O.
Evans D. D. , superintendent , are now being
distributed. The president of tlio Chautuu-
qua , Hov. Ocargo W. Martin , A. M. , is the
prime mover nnd organizer , and its success
lias been duo mainly to his unceasing efforts
in that direction. According to llio pro
gramme tbo assembly will be represented by
a goat many very prominent teachers and
lecturers. There will bu Hovs. J. G. Evans ,
D. D. , of Chicago.I. ; D. Stewart , 11. Dunn ,
D. D. , of Michigan ; Eli McClisli. D. D. , of
Illinois , and .1. D. Maxllcld , of Omaha. In
connection with these will bo lectures from
Judge W. H. Morris , Uov. .lohn Askiu , Mrs.
Mary T. Lathrop , Prof , .lame.s Lisle , Hov. L.
T. Merry. H. A. Sliorey , Miss Ida Evans ,
Uev. T. C. Webster , Pi of. O. E. Halter , Prof.
G. W. Kcod , Prof. C. M. Slovens. Prof. 13.
A. Whitman , and General H. C. Uiiist-ll.
There will bo present on Grand
Army day Governor .lohn M. Tlinyor ,
Colonel N. C. Henry , Kev. L. F. Hritt , D. D.
and Captain C. F. Hoyd. On July
2'J , patriotic day. General Charles P. Man-
dcrson and John I. Nesbit will preside , nnd
Prof. . ) . M. Hlose , formerly of Pennsylvania ,
will preside over the musical department.
Everything about the Coining assembly indi
cates that these who will bo in attendance
arc going to have an'intellcctual nnd recrea
tive feast. One thing particularly must be
birnu in mind , and that is the Long Pine
river is the only stream in Nebraska where
there is good trout lishing. Six years nco
the htato put into tlii.s stream r.O.OOU of tlio
finny tribe , and now they are Irom eight to
fifteen inches long , so all who think they
are good trout fishermen can have a grand
opportunity to pass their time in that kind of
diversion and bu well rewarded for their
pains. Hundreds of tents arc being loused
and small cottages are in process of erection.
Donne College Commencement.
CHKTK , Neb. , June 31. [ Special to Tun
Hun. ] Tlio commencement concert of Doano
was given last evening under the direction of
Miss Decker of the musical department. It
was largely attended and was very line.
This morning llio graduating exercises of lliu
normal department were held in the Congre
gational church. There wuro two graduates ,
Miss Getiave Andrews , of Syracuse , nnd Miss
F. G. Lee , of Exeter. Dr. Sherrill , of Omaha ,
presented the diplomas. Immediately after
wards the exercises of thu senior class of the
college wcro held. The first speaker was T.
II. H. Knight , of Melrosu Highlands. Mnhs.
His subject was "Socrates. " Tlio high char
acter of the great philosopher was well sot
forth. His adherence to principle and calm
indifference to consequences deserve the
highest praise. E. H. Dean , of South Horn ) ,
followed with un oration on "The Mission of
the Crusades , " showing how the civilization
of Europe was stimulated nnd broadened by
their influence.
J. T. Houho now spoke of "A Dream and
Kc.ilitv , " comparing tlio dend missions of the
Jesuits with the live and ever increasing
modern Protestant missions. Miss Hcrtha
Kaytior , of Hellevilo , concluded the pro
gramme with an essay entitled , "Thoy That
Walk With tlio Wise Shall Ho Wise , " show
ing tlio inllucnco of men nnd books on char-
actor. She then delivered the valedictory
addresses , after which the diplomas were
presented by Hov. Lewis Gregory , of Lin
coln. The exorcises wcro intorspcnicd with
excellent vocal and Instrumental music. Tlio
annual meeting of the alumni wns hold this
afternoon. Thus closed a very successful
year for the collage. The prospects for
next ynar are good. A class of fourteen was
graduated from the preparatory department ,
most of whom expect to enter the freshman
class next fall with others who have prepared
elsewhere. _
An Kdltor Hortioxvlilpped ,
Ni'.niUhKA Crrv , Neb. , Juno 81. [ Spccla
to Tin : Hr.n.J Henry Huckins , edilor
of the Times , was called upon by Mrs.
G. W. Covoll , of Omalin , to-day between : i
und 4 o'clock who wrapped Him over the head
three or four times with a horsewhip.
Huckins succeeded in wresting the whip
from her hands before she did him much
damage find the Irate Indy [ withdrew ] from
the sanctum , still mnd but possibly some-
whnt mollflod In spirits , for her Intentions
wcro evidently peed oven If she did fall. The
nnimus of the attack upon this Journalist
rests In the fact thnt n letter wns written to
the Omaha llcpubllcnn from this plnro two
or three weeks ago , said to hnvo been bv
Huckins , stating that "Mrs. Q. W. Covoll ,
accompanied by her adopted daughter , of
Omabn , wcro visiting relatives and friends In
the city. " The item mortally offended Mrs.
Covoll , nnd upon her nrrivnl hero to-day she
inarched to tlio Times cftlco and proceeded to
chnstlso tlio supposed writer ftsbeforostntcd.
Huckins takes the matter cooly , denies hav
ing written tlio letter or the Hem nuil further
than this deponent snycth not.
ww v
Kenrncy Ucpiibllonii.t.
KnuiNEV , Neb. , [ Spccinl to TUB Uisr . ]
Last night tlio republicans of Konrnoy or
ganized a campaign club , ntul pro-
mirations wcro made to ratify the
Chicago nomination of the parly. Over 0110
hundred names were enrolled and the organ
ization wns christened tlio Konrnoy Hopubli-
can club. General A. H. Connor was elected
president , nnd Mlchaol J. Saundcrs , recently
ncting postmaster under Cleveland's admin
istration , was made secretary. Hon. John
M. Thurston was unanimously elected nu
honorary member. It was resolved to Increase
tlio membership to over ono thousand , mid
after singing "Marching Throtich Georgia , "
and "John Urown's "
Uody , the club ad
journed to uwalt the nomination.
Put Sotln In the Water.
KKAHNRV , Nob. , Juno 31. [ Special to Tun
Dun. ] The section boss of tlio 13. & M.
railroad drew n Keg of water from the tank
for tlio use of his men , and upon drinking it
a peculiar taste was noticed. Investigation
revealed the fnct that fully n barrel of soda
had boon dumped into the tank by some mis
creant , with the evident purpose of fouling
the locomotives using it. No ono hero sus
pects nny of the striking employes of tlio
rond. There are four of these men In our
city , nnd wo have no bettor citizens m the
community. Until recently the railroad com
pany has employed n watchman nt the round
house nnd the tank.
Funeral of .T. AV. Knrly.
COI.U.MIH-S , Neb. , Jur.o 21. [ Special Telegram -
gram to Tm : Hii : : . [ Tlio funeral of J. W.
Early , whose sudden death was mentioned
in TinHii : : : , took place nt 3:20 : p. in. to-day ,
Hov. Powers , of the M. E. church , deliver
ing the funeral oration. Tlio Knights of
Pythias , Masons. Odd Fellows , G. A. U. nuil
liremcn , headed by the Columbus baud , with ,
members of the different lodges from Fro-
inont , Sch'jylcr , Albion nnd ninny other
places made the largest procession known in
our history. Tlio Masonic order performed
the last sad rites at the grave. Tlio schools
weru closed nnd nil business suspended from
1 to 4 p. m.
CnnimiTox. Neb. , Juno 31. [ Special Tele
gram to Tni : Hr.r. . ] Creighton society ngnin
loses two important factors in tlio positions
of Prof. A. D. Ong and Miss Ida H. Sundcr-
lund , who were married this evening. The
ceremony was performed by Hov. J. Preston
at thu residence of Mr. A. D. Holbroolc. It
was the most brilliant gathering Creighton
ever witnessed. Prof. Ong has been the
principal of the high school hero for two
years and Miss Sunderlund has been visiting
her sister , Mrs. A. D. Holbroolc , for a few
months. Her home is in the cast.
Jester Hilton.
u , Nub. , Juno 31. [ Special Tele-
grain to Tun HII : : . ] Mr. A. II. Jester , ono
of our prominent citizens , was married to
Miss Daisy Hilton and loft for Kansas City
to-day. Tin ) newly married couple were ac
companied to the depot by thu band nud
about a hundred citizens.
A lilir Transfer at Lincoln.
LINCOLNNeb. . , Juno 21. [ Special Tele
gram lo Tin : HII : . | Cushman park , three
miles west of this city , sold to-day at auction
for S10,0M. ( The property was purchased by
Milwaukee parlies , and is considered a great
bargain. A big brewery will bo put on the
property. _
Katnl Wreok on tlio Northwestern.
DI-.WITT , Ia. , Juno 21 [ Special to THE
UBI : . ] A freight train on tlio Chicago &
Northwestern road was derailed about a mile
west of hero yesterday afternoon between ! i
and -I o'clock. Six cars were badly smashed
up and a tramp , name unknown , was killed.
The wrecking crew was at once ordered
from Clinton but the wreck was not cleared
away in time to allow the west bound pas
senger to pass nnd it was delayed about half
au hour , going round over the Hurlington ,
Cedar Hapids it Northern by way of Tipton.
Klcetod Oflleei-N and Adjourned.
WATCKI.OO , Ia. , Juno 31. [ [ Special Tele
gram to Tun HnK. ] The Hainan Catholic
Mutual Protection Association of Iowa ad
journed to-day after electing the following
officer * : President , Hcv. James Haron ,
Lemurs ; vice president , W. K. Corkoy ,
Hurlington ; secretary and treasurer , John
Suppol , Iowa City ; directors , Gcorgo Ham
mur , Iowa City ; Hichnrd O'Hriun , Indepen
dence ; Lewis II. Kurtz , Dos Moines. It was
decided to hold the next convention in Fort
Dodge next June.
Means Bomethliii ; for Waterloo.
WATIIW.OO , Ia. , Juno 31 , [ Special Tele
gram to TIIK Di'.n.J President Fish , VIce
President Harriman , General Manager Jef
frey and their party , consisting of twenty of
the most prominent Illinois Central otllclals
wcro tendered a grand reception by tlio citi
zens of Waterloo to-night. Thoofllcers are
hero in pursuance of a plan which includes
the location hero of the Central's Iowa head
quarters and the bui ding of largo
and repair shops.
Cornell Confers
CCDAU HArin. " , In. . Juno 21. Cornell col
lege nt Mount Vcrnon to-day ut the thirty-
first commencement exorcises graduated n
class of twenty-four. Masters degrees wuro
given to tlio same number and tlio honorary
degree of doctor of divinity to Huv. F. H.
ClicoriiiKton , Los Angeles , and the degree of
LL. I ) , to Hov. J. W. Mendcnhull , editor of
the Methodist Heviow.
ICobbetl liy Circus Thlovex.
MASON Crrv.Ia. , Juno 31. I Special Telegram -
gram to TIIK Hiu.J : To-day during the cir
cus parade several residences m the suburbs
of tbo city were broken into. Freight Agunt
( Jrippcn of tlio Milwaukee had $ IX)0 stolen
from Ins house. No arrests liuvo been inudo
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