Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, August 11, 1888, Page 4, Image 4

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Till- : now comet just discovered has a
slow custom motion , : i short tail and in
invisible to the naked oyo. From the
description it must bo a brother to John
L. Webster's congressional boom.
TUB Honorable Patrick O'Hawes is
looming up ns an alternate from the
First ward this time. Pat is boxing the
compass in his changes of location. At
the last election ho bobbed up in the
has led oft with a demo
cratic majority of 100,000 votes. But
that was to bo expected. Republicans
kept away from the polls , for they know
well enough their ballots would bo
counted with the majority if they
Iowa , has brought fifteen suits against
the Chicago & Northwestern for extor
tionate freight charges based on the
Btato railroad commibsionors' tariff
schedule. But the Northwestern does
not mind a dozen law suits , so long as
it can keep on charging what the trafllc
will bear.
BENKATU the surface of the present
political turmoil in Douglas county the
undercurrent of the October tussle is
manifesting itself. The county attor-
uoyship , the scramble for legislative
Boats and incidental minor offices which
nro to bo fought for at the next republi
can county convention are all playing
their part at the present time.
TIIK execution of MaxwellatSt. Louis
for the murder ot Arthur Proller will
recall in the minds of everybody the
crime for which the young Englishman
paid the death penalty. The circum
stances surrounding the mystery , the
flight and recapture of the murderer
will bo remembered as ono oP the most
sensational and peculiar events in the
annals of crime. That Maxwell had a
fivir ana impartial trial no ono can
doubt , and the bravado with which ho
sent out his remarkable address to the
people of England ia only in line with
the character of the man. While the
fate which ended Maxwell's life will
excite no sympathy , every one will fool
compassionate toward the heart-broken
tnother and disgraced father who in a
etrango land came1 to see their boy expiate -
$ v * piato the crime of murder.
TnK special committee now Investi
gating the Italian immigration evils in
New York City came across n startling
bit of testimony. A number of wit
nesses have testified that the coal oper
ators of Pennsylvania had entered into
an agreement by which the labor ques
tion could be kept in their own hands.
Thrice as many mines as wore needed to
apply the market were opened and
enouch labor to overstock the labor
market was imported from Italy , Hun
gary and Poland. In this way the coal
barons of America were able to reduce
the price of labor to such a pittance
that American workmen could not com
pete nnd thus render all strikes'harm-
loss. There is evidently a wide field for
investigation open to Congressman Ford
nnd his colleagues. The Inquiry in the
light of this testimony can well bo ex
tended into the coal mine dibtricts ol
Pennsylvania , where the wretchedness
of the coal miners and the causes
thereof may be fully brought to light.
K roundups are now going on in
Wyoming and it is estimated the terri
tory will within ninety days bo ready to
ship from sixty-five to sovonty-fivt
thousand cattle to markot. The out
look , therefore , for tho'industry is mucl
brighter than it has boon for some yean
past , and cattlemen will bo able U
recoup themselves by the improved tout
iuprices.over the losses sustained dur
ing 1885 and 18SO. As compared witl
lost year , cattle which sold ia the fa )
of 1897 in Chicago- $22 have beer
corn-fed- a cost of $30 per head am
market last mouth at front $05 to $90 poi
head , thus yielding a handsome profit
The-wast comparatively mild winter or
the ranges has also contributed in im
proving the condition ot cattle , niu
they came through it in bolter shape
than for three years past. The rocoy
cry In the depression of the cattle busl
iicss has put stockmen on guard to nvph
the dangers of ovororowdingtho ranges
It id thqrcforo , certain that the oxcoesoi
in saiidiug vast hqrds into the territory
which 'caused the decline in 1S84. wil
uot again bo repeated. , ; ' - ' '
! Ilic..IjnBt of Earth.
To-day tlio' mortal part of General
3hlllp II. Sheridan will bo consigned
o the grave. The immortal record of
lis illustrious oaroor remains to the
glory of his country and the instruction
if linn kind. It is an imperishable , part
ot the history of this nation , which
irofilcd so greatly from his genius nnd
lis valor. It is a legacy to the coming
fc.iier.itions of Americans which will
trongtlion their patriotism and love of
ountry. It is another lesson to the
vorld that great heroes may spring
rom the humblest ranks of a free pco-
> lo who give to all an equal right to
lursuo the pathway to success.
The event which will make to-day
nomorablo in the country's annals will
> o distinguished by no imposing dis-
) ltvy of martial pomp and august cero-
noiiicrf. Thodctilroof the great aoldior
hat his obsequies should bo only those
of a soldier will bo respected. Ho was
nodost in his life , seeking only the just
OA'nrd of his services , , and ambitious
only of the approval and gratitude of
lis countrymen. Ho did not wish at
lis death any of the "pomp and cir
cumstance" which ho declined to por-
nit while living. IIo had attained the
lighcbt military rank in the gift of the
opublic. IIo was not unconscious"
lis place in the history of his
ountry. No funeral grandeur
could add to its glory. 'J ho
ihnplo and necessary ceremonies of
, o-dny , are the final testimony to the
noduHt character of the great soldier ,
nd therefore more impressive than any
vhich the affection and gratitude of the
uition , had those been consulted , could
uivo dovisod.
The death of General Sheridan has
) cen universally mourned. Sorrow has
ouchod the hearts of those whom ho
'ought ' and conquered as well as of those
ivhom ho led to battle and to victory.
Eulogy of his great services to the coun
ty and of his splendid ability us a
boldier has boon pronounced with equal
ullness and heartiness by man of the
lorlli and of the south. The fooling is
hat the glory of his achievements , and
.ho honor of his fame belongs to the
lution and are the heritage of all
.ts people. Thus it is that to-day every
American citizen is in profound sym-
wlhy with the last sad rites that will
consign to their final resting place the
mortal remains of ono of the greatest of
American soWiers , and the condolence
of the entire nation goes out to those
who know his love and devotion as a
lusbaud and a father.
Uliiliio'H Ilcturn.
The delayed steamer City of Now
York , with James G. Blnino as its most
listinguishod passenger , arrived at
w York yesterday morning. Mr.
31nino is reported to bo in excellent
iiealth , and it nothing occurs to itn-
: > air his present vigor his promised act-
.vo part in the political campaign will
jo fulfilled. All citizens will bo glade
; o know that Mr. Blaine returns to this
country much bettor nnd'strongor phy
sically than when ho loft it.
The arrangements to give the oral- ,
icut states man a grand welcome were
seriously intorforrod with by the delay
in the arrival of the atoamor , which
s two days late , but undoubtedly
there will bo a d6monstrntion in honor
of his return that will not lack in on-
husiasm and memorable characteris
tics. As it was , ho received a most cor
dial welcome , expressing in return his
great gratification at being again in the
republic. Referring to the political
campaign , Mr. Blaine pointedly indi
cated the character of the contribution
tie would make to it , and it is hardly
necessary to say that it is likely to have
an extended and important infiuonco.
IIo will nrobably not enter upon his
campaign work until some time in Sep
The Mississippi Bulldozers.
The letters which have been pub
lished in THE BEE from a correspondent
in Mississippi , showing the way in
which the colored republican vote in
sections of that state is suppressed and
the political rights of those people do
med them , appear to have nettled some
democrat in this locality who is not un
willing to assist his political follows in
Mississippi in hunting down the author
of the letters and driving him , if possi
ble , out of the state.
A letter received from our cor
respondent states that some demo
crat in Nebraska forwarded ono
of his communications printed in
THK BEK to the postmaster
at Chotard , Miss. , and asked him for
the facts. This democrat also sug
gested to the postal official to find the
author.of THE BKK articles and endea
vor to have them suppressed , which it
is understood the otiiciul is seduously
seeking to do. Of course the method of
suppression , should the author of the ar
ticles bo discovered , would bo the com
mon ono of driving him out of the state ,
or , if ho refused to bo driven , taking
summary measures to got rid of him.
As our correspondent states it : "If you
don't wish to stir up the wrath of the
southern bourbon , you must keep
your mouth shut and swallow
everything and vote the democratic
ticket without asking any questions ;
for if you dara question their methods
ol nullifying the constitution to Mip-
prcss the negro votes your life and
property would bo. in danger. " Our
correspondent is fully warranted in his
plan of campaign against the democratic
bulldozers of Mississippi , not merely on
personal grounds , but because it is the
only way of getting the truth of the
situation there before the country.
Their efforts to locate him are not
likely to succeed , It is sufficient for
Tiw Bisu to repeat what it has hereto
fore stated , that its correspondent is a
competent * intelligent and entirely
trustworthy witness , in whoso testimony
it has full faith.
The article of our correspondent
which was sent by a.Nobruska democrat
to the postmaster at Chotard It appears
was forwarded by that official to the
editor of the. Vicksburg JFeruhl , with
the request that ho reply to it. The re
sult can hardly havo. bqen satisfactory
to the Mississippi bulldozers. Not a
single fact stated by our correspondent
is denied , but on the contrary , the truth
of ( he charge- suppressing the colored
vote Is virtually confessed in the assor-
'lion of the editor that the white people
of the south will never submit to'bo
ulcd by the black race , while it Is
joldly declared that whether or not
ho people of the north approve1 of
this _ ( lotonntnntion "tho southern
white people will go on just as they
mvo been doing since negro dominn-
ion was overthrown. " In other words ,
t is the settled purpose of the bouthorn
whites to go on defiantly disregarding
the constitutional amendments which
nndo the negro a citizen and gave him
equal political rights with the white
nan. This deliberate acknowledgment
of a prominent southern newspaper is
commended to the attention of intol-
igont democrats who believe itisncces-
Fiiry to the perpetuity of republican in
stitutions that the fundamental law
should bo respected and obeyed in all
ts requirements.
Supervision of Street AVIren.
Applied science is a dangerous thing
when its operation is not coupled with
safeguards. . This fact was forcibly dem
onstrated in the city of Dayton , Ohio ,
jy the total destruction of the telephone
system from contact with the wires
that serve as conductors of power to
electric street railways. This accident
could have been readily avoided had
n-opor precautions boon taken in the
n-uction of the overhead wires used for
the street railway motor. It has boon
well established that the contact of telephone -
ophono nnd telegraph wires with lines
used for conveying power and light
s very dangerous. Not only is
there liability to cause a whole
sale destruction of telegraph and
telephone instruments , but also
moro than a possibility of setting
fire to buildings and killing or maiming
) crsons who happen at the time to bo
Handling the telephone and telegraph
The lesson of Dayton should not bo
lost upon this city. There has boon
U together a too promiscuous stringing of
wires in our streets and alloys , regard
less of public safety , or oven of public
convenience. The telegraph lines
should by all moans bo ordered placed
under ground in the business portion
of the city , and the telephone lines
should bo made to follow just as soon as
proper arrangements can bo made.
Electric light wires should bo located
under export supervision , and in
no case should they bo allowed
to hang in dangerous proximity
to telephone and telegraph lines that
onlor dwellings and business blocks.
As a matter of public safety a compe
tent electrical engineer should bo em
ployed to supervise and inspect all wir
ing in the public thoroughfares. Such a
man will more than earn his salary in
chocking and preventing disaster that
may at any time overtake this city by
negligence or accident.
RIGHT on the heels of the protest of
the citizens of Albright for a hick of
fire protection came the disaster which
swept away fifteen thousand dollars
worth of property. This ought to be
sufficient warning to call the South
Omaha city council to a sense of their
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Dit. MKHCEU'S motor line is moling
again. The doctor expects John A.
Harbach to infuse sonio vitality and
electricity into its slumbering body.
Other Limuls Than Ours.
The arbitrary and unjust application of the
cloture during the debate on the Pnrnoll com
mission was a fittlnf , ' termination to the dis
cussion of a measure planned for the purpose
of exciting suspicion against the Irish parlia
mentary party , as well as fpr ransacking the
history of the National Lcaguo in order to
find something capable of distortion into the
semblance of a plot or a crime. The rapid
manner fn which the normal majority of the
government dwindled on the various amend
ments to the bill showed that many of the
tories share in the feeling of dis
gust with which it is re
garded. The rights which from
time immemorial huvo boon conceded to
legislators are denied to Mr. Parnell , and , in
spite of his protest , a one-sided investigation
will bo carried on , not to determine whether
the letters published by the Times are for
geries , but to give every malcontent , renegade -
gado and subsidized Informer an opportunity
to indulge in the falsest of accusations and
the foulest of slanders. No such disgraceful
action has over been attempted in British
politic * , nor does English history furnish a
case in which prejudice and passion have
boon given freer scope and have been allowed
raoro effectively to override every principle
of honesty and justice.
There nro indications that the relations of
England and Germany are about to become
cold , if not unfriendly. The predudlco
against England and things English has long
been manifested at Berlin in the form of per
sonal dlsliko for the wife of the latp Emperor
Frederick while she was crown princess , as
well as during the brief period of her hus
band's reign. It was a sonflmcnt which the
present emperor unfortunately shared.
While Frederick was allvo ho was almost
the only real friend England had in Ger
many. Now he is dead the anti-English feel
ing is rendered moro bitter by the quarrel of
his physician and the political intrigues that
were incident to his last illness. The ves
tige of an English party cannot bo said to
exist in Germany.and U1 Great Britain has still
a sincere friend In German political circles
ho is likely to bo alienated by the recent ut
terance * of the English newspapers , What
ever is to bo done In the Balkans , where
a modus vlvendi pf the great powers
will probably bo formed , Germany
is never likely to lend oven a quasi-
moral support to England ns far as
concerns the extension of Uussiau influence
in Turkestan and Afghanistan. If slio is to
save India from the Muscovite , it must bo by
her own prowess. Slio has the opportunity
of doing a great service to the world by ex
tending her Indian railroad system from its
present terminus in the desert cast of Can-
dahar to Herat to connect f with the
Transcaspian , just completed to Sainurcnnd.
Were this douo , the time from. Europe to
India might bo shortened , from three weeks
to twelve days , and the expenses of the trip
reduced , by at least one-third. Will she do
ill Probably not , if wo can judge by the re
cent refusal of parliament to consider the
quwtlon of tlio channel tunnel. She insists
that England shall remain an island , and she
prefers , that India shall continue , isolated on
the landward sldo , fsarlng that it the road is
built it will only make her possessions moro
accessible to the Husslan army , a largo part
of which Is always massed in the Caucasus ,
only a few days by rail from her Indian
The Russian-Gorman policy of subordinat
ing Franco to the designs 'of the two cmpo'
i-ors was outlined about the tlmo the proscat
emperor of Germany grospod the scepter ,
Tlio nrst turn of the imperial screw may foi
that of placing Prnnco nnd Italy in strained
relations to each other. Italy U encouraged
In a line of policy which slio would not think
of If' the two emperors did not aland behind
her. Ono of two results will probably follow
the hoisting of , jlaly's ' Hag over Sovilln.
Either Franco wilt submit with , perhaps , a
purposeless protest , or slio will oppoao the
step Italy hni tikcii , It Franco submits it
will not bo longlbqforo another opportunity
is placed before llcr for a slulilnr exercise of
the virtues of patiincc. If Franco docs not
submit , nnd war sjiould follow , Italy would
bo supported by the two emperor * If the tldo
of war should turniigamstlicr. Franco then
would bo tciiiptcil to fight a battle which she
could not \\In under nny circumstances.
If moro than n' match for Italy slio
would certainly bo loss than a match
for Italy , Hussla and Germany. It
is quite probable that In this cut-throat game
Hussla will bu only n i passive party. It is
Germany which regards France with npprc-
honaion , and desires to force her to disarm.
Knsaia cares nothing about Franco except ns
n power which may aid or may frustrate her
designs in the iMcdlturnnoan. When Russia
is ready to move south she anticipates the
opposition of Great Britain. If Franco
shoud : bo hi a position to reactor Great
Britain assistance the outlook for Kussia
would ho less promising. But if Franco
should ho exhausted by n profitless war with
Italy it wonM let England fight its own bat
tles. It appears that William 11 of Germany
is going round to the different courts to per
fect a kind of govrnmcnt trust. IIo will
visit nil his brother momirchs , and lot
enough into the trust to enable the combina
tion to dictate to Europe. At least , such ap
pears to ho his purpose , nnd ho will doubtless
succeed if the people remain passive and
hand over without a murmur the bulk of
their earnings.
* *
All the military forces of Germany nro
said to lie in the highest slate of ofllciency ,
and the vast engine of war which lias been
constructed at such immense cost awaits
only the touch of ICalsor Wllhulm to begin
its deadly operations. Tim acerbity and
irritation that have been manifested along
the French frontier over trifling matters of
dispute between the authorities of tlio two
nations furnishes a convenient spark which
may at any time si't Europe in a bhizo. The
friction will doubtless bo increased by reason
of the harsh measures which Germany has
adopted to stamp out French ideas and inllu-
eiii'o in the two conquered provinces of
Alsace and Lorraine. Among these are
the suppression of the study of the French
language in schools or by private tutor , the
abolition of French money as the commercial
medium of business transactions , nnd the
threat of expatriation which hangs over the
heads of the large landed proprietors. This
latter mcasuro wouhLho resorted to reluct
antly , if at all , vet it cannot ho doubted that
the ultimate intention and desire of the Ger
man government is to destroy tlio largo
lauded estates in these provinces by cutting
them up into smallholdings , to bo occupied
by a. new infusion of fully Germanized pea
santry. If the critical sentiment of the age
will permit , Alsatt ! and Lorraine as French
communities may 'yet ' bo as completely ex
tirpated as Prussian Poland has been.
* *
The assertion of the French that Italy's
increase of armaments is duo to the fact
that she has designs upon Tripoli seems to
bo based on apprehension rather than on
evidence. Italy's experience with Massowah
is ccortainly uot encouraging to lurthcr at
tempts at territorial acquisitions in Africa.
Yet of all placeman that continent she un
doubtedly woulii , . prefer n foothold in
Tripoli. Doubtless , also she would find her
ambition in thatfj direction furthered by
some other European nations whose for
eign policy coiltd not interfere with
Italy's. But it is wholly premature to sup
pose that her Immediate object is tlio con
quest of Tripoli. Her increase of armaments
has been going on steadily of Into years ,
partly from the well-grounded pride which
sno feels in having put herself in the very
front rank of naval powers and partly from
the consciousness that she may at any time
bo called upon to act in armed alliance with
other powers in a great European conflict.
It is by no means improbable that the price
of her assistance in such a conflict would bo
a foothold in North Africa , cither as a volun
tary cession for aid rendered or us the spoils
of successful war.
It is not improbable that whoever at i/ekm
is responsible for the talk of putting the army
and navy of China into condition to light
Great Britain upon the Chinese exclusion
question , is evidently indulging iu a game of
bluff. It is said that "three years will be required -
quired for this purpose. " China ha now of
vessels going fifteen knots or more , four ar
mored and eight unarmorcd , only ono in the
dozen having over 3C < > 0 tons dis
placement. Great Britain has seven
teen armed vessels build and six
building of moro than fifteen knots
and ranging in displacement from 5,600 , the
smallest , up to 10,0K ( ) . She has twenty-seven
fast unarmored cruisers built , of whioh
nearly half nro of more than 3,700 tons dis
placement. It is therefore safe to say that
it will require quite as much as three years
for Mongolia- rule the waves , vice Britan
nia , A curious part of the alleged imperial
edict Is the ordering homoof nil Chinese sub
jects In Australian colonies within thcso
three years of preparation. It would bo odd
to complain that moro Chinese are not al
lowed in Australia , and then to call homo
oven these that are thero.
It ia still said that the relations between
Emperor William nnd his mother are n good
deal moro than strained. Nothing but the
Influence of Prince Bismarck has prevented
the emperor from summoning the Hohen-
zollern family council for the purpose of
formally declaring that the Into emperor's
will and settlements are invalid , as his state
of health should have disqualified him from
ascending the throne last March. This step
may yet bo taken unless the Empress Vic
toria gives up tlio papers which were sent to
England with th4 queen and which are now
understood to bo deposited at Windsor. The
result would bo that , while the public acts of
Emperor Frederjck would bo unaffected ,
Emperor Wlllian ) would bo placed in pre
cisely the same position , so far as money
.goes , as if ho bad succeeded his grandfather ;
and his mother , Empress Victoria , should be
reduced to the very moderate jointure of a
dowager crown princess and her younger
children would have tneirallowances greatly
cut down.
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A much moro manageable and promising
cutcrpriso for French capital to engage in
than the Puuama canal U the proposed mari
time canal through * Franco , planned by M.
do Doubrot , to connect Havro and Mar-
sciles , utilizing the waters of the Seine , the
Loire and the lltione , and intended to make
Paris a seaport. By damming the rivers the
plan , if carried out , would engage to fur
nish insurance against floods in those
portions of France where these disasters
are of almost annual occurrence , and
would provide , not only Irrigation , but hy-
draulio power convertible Into electric light
ing and olectric-motlvo power. It would
take about eight years to complete this
undertaking by present estimates , and
would , at the end , give both the Straits of
Gibraltar and oomo trans-continental Hues of
railway the "go-by" so far as French use of
them for transportation U concocntsd. It
would also furuUh that "homo market" for
French investors that is th greatest urabl-
.lion auy country cau havo.
VNED JOHN 1muu \ \
W. J. Council Oomos Out Victorious
nt Yostordny's Primaries.
An Active Contest Wltli Hut Mute to
Destroy tlio Good l''oolli of
i'rlnelwlH | and As
The Itosult In All the AVnriln.
The primaries for the republican county
convention were hold yesterday. In general ,
they were the most liberally attended in
many years , Hclatively largo votes were
polled Iu nearly all the precincts. Feeling at
times ran very high , though but ono instance
Is recorded whore the difference led to blows.
That occurred in the Third ward , when a
gentleman promptly gave u knock-down blow
to a fellow who hail Insulted him. Money
was an Important factor In this ward , as
also hi the Eighth , and It liud something
to do , In u greater or less degree ,
in nearly all tlio wards. In the Sixth the
lately aroiiBod citi/.ons who have undertaken
to ri'ortf.inizQ the oltlb were defeated bv the
old crowtl , but only by a majority of less
than ninety. The Fourth was warmly con-
te.-tteil , while iu nearly till the others there
was but u single ticket In tlio Held.
As nearly as can bo estimate Council will
cuter to-duy'sconvention with parlmps thirty
delegates more than Webster. This , \\mv- \ \
ever , doj.s not insuio him a solid delegation
to tlio congressional convention.
Yost will make an attempt to have the
delegation to the state convention Instructed
to vote for him for treasurer , but last night
It seemed as if ho would scarcely bo able
to attain his end. It was understood , how
ever , that ho had been able to secure a good
number of delegates.
The convention which Is to be held this
afternoon In the council chamber will nomi
nate two sets of delegates , each consisting of
thirty-seven men. Ono of thcso sets will go
to the eongiessionul convention of the First
district , which is to bo held in Lincoln , Sep
tember 'Jl > . Tlio other will go to the stuto
convention , which is to bo held at the sniiia
plr.eo on August 2i. ! At the latter a lull
quota of sUitu officers will be nominated.
First Ward.
There was a lively fight hero during the
day and the result was doubtful till about 4
o'clock when a rush of Council men com
platcly buried tlio vote of the opposition
ticket. Of the 3iW votes polled ISO were for
the following Council ticket :
Delegates John Mathieson , frcd Nye ,
Isaac S. Ilabcall , William Uiuphorbon. John
Uobicity , A. J. Ilobuii , Oohu Hush and Fred
Alternates -Tohn Christopherson , E , J.
Cornish , Pat O. Hawes , George Hoffman ,
John W. Lytle , Charles Hunley , Charles B.
Sch roth.
Second Ward.
Iu this ward the Council delegation had ab
solutely no opposition. Of the 132 votes
polled 4 were in favor of the prohibitory clause
mid 1J3 ! against it. Following is the ticket
elected :
Delegates P. J. Barrett , E. M. Stonborg ,
John Hoye , Fred Bulim , C. M. O'Donovati ,
DaTF O'Keofe , Frank Dworak and Al Mas-
Alternates J. Kiulowsky , J. W. Ilonza ,
P. D. Horde , C. L. Van Dorn , S. J. Broder-
ick , 1C. W. Bartos , Frank Walters nnd John
H. Boyd.
Tlio Third Wnrd.
A new and realistic performance , "Miko
Maul's ' Kovonge , " was produced in the Third
ward yesterday with a company numbering
CGI men. The company were divided In their
preferences for congressman , but Michael
had gotten in his deadly work early and 402
Hocked with him for Webster , while 15S
favored Council. Following ia the success
ful ticket :
Delegates Charles Wehrer , Charles .T.
Mentor , P. J. Williams , Price Sanders , Dr.
Lavender , Lee Hartley , S. B. Smith , John
S. Cauliield.
Alternates A. Burineister , M. O. Maul ,
James O. Adams , Julius S. Cooley , H. W. B.
Grcor , A. H. Willis , L. E. Iteed , F. E. Ilea-
Fourth Ward.
Ono of the liveliest contests of the day was
that in this ward. There was a largo num
ber of workers on either side , but the Cou
ncil ticket was llnally elected by an average
majority of 49 votes. The names of the suc
cessful ones are 113 follows :
Delegates J. H. Millard , F. W. Gray , E.
Rosowntcr , W. F. Bechol , U. S. Hall , W.
F. Gurloy , F. E. Moores , F. H. McConnoll.
Alternates L. S. Hoed , Elijah Dunn ,
George B. Tzschuck , E. Whitehorn , Peter
Slmrlcey , P. II. Green , H. D. Duncan , Gus-
tav Anderson.
Fifth Wnrd.
There was no opposition to the regular cau
cus ticket in this ward , and the 1ST votes
cast were for the straight ticket. The dele
gates are as follows :
Delegates Henry Bolln , Joseph Hudman ,
ClmrlcH Cheney , John Wallace. Joseph
Miller , J. B. Bruner , Dennis Koioher and
Joseph Shlller.
Alternates D. T. Scott , J.W. Phillips , J.
M. Counsman , Henry Dunn , John A. Smiley ,
John Jenkins , D. H. Mercer and John Mc-
The ticket is n split one , some of tno dele
gates being for Webster , others for Council ,
Sixth Wnrd.
The "Straight Republican Ticket , " was
snowed under by the "Republican Labor
Ticket , " by a majority of 87. The
total vote vote polled was 87.
The successful ones are :
Delegates Ed H. Cone , M. T. Patrick ,
Chris Specht , M. Ittner , .foo Howies , Frank
Kammerer , George W. McCoy and James
Alternates John P. Bay. B. O. Burbonk ,
Henry Estabrook , A. Dauble , Sergeant M.
Cody , C. C. Gary , I. Card and Dr. C. W.
There nro both Webster and Council men
on this delegation.
The Seventh Ward.
Council's victory in this ward was pro
nounced , the majority lor his ticket being
114. The names are ns follows :
Delegates Paul Vandervoort , D. V.
Sholes , Michael Lee , P. J , Oucaloy , J. E.
Watt , C. L. Chaffee , C. H. Woolloy , Louis
Alternates J. E. Troll , J. P. Piper , M. D.
Hyde , C. Inskeoi ) , A. L. Wiggins , C. B.
Clancy , Charles C , Thomas , M. D. Peterson.
Five hundred and thirty-eight votes were
cast in the contest in this ward. There were
llvo tickets in the field. The last of these
sprung was the worklngmnn's. It was
handled by several hardworking men like
John T. Clarke. About one hundred of these
were polled. Money was used lavishly , several -
eral bankers being on the ground. As a con
sequence , men who had been secured in tbo
morning to support the anti-Yost ticket ,
under the infiuonco of the gold changed their
allegiance to the man tlipy had previously
offered to defeat. The Yost ticket was suc
cessful by quito a majority. It is as follows :
Delegates C. E. Yost , Guy C. Barton , C.
E. Bruner , W. 1. Baker , A. W. Parker , E.
L. Armstrong , J. J. Savillo , A. I' . Gram.
Alternates J. 11. West , A. P. Hayes , J.
B , Molkle , George Franklin , John Cain , J.
B. Furay , J. W. Nichols , C. S. Nelson.
There is a strong Council backing in this
The Ninth Ward.
There was no contest in this ward. The
ticket is as follows :
Delegates AL S. Lindsay , Charles Unltt ,
II. L. Seward , Charles J. Johnson , F. M.
Ellis , G. F. Brown , D. L. McGuckin , Charles
Alternates H. S. Ervin , Hugh McCuffery ,
W. J. Ktorstead , William H. LiR-imcr , Henry
Beckert , C. J. Ryan , J. C. Carr , C. P. Nood-
Th& Country I'rooljictH ,
Elkhorn precinct chose the following dele
gates , who are for Connell : Ous Nolto ,
William Hopper and John Rolfs.
McArdlo sends the following Connell dele
gates to the county convention ; William
Lcwon , Hans Thompson and John Ilaiiev. '
Douglas Is also for Council with thg follow-
{ tip delegation : Henry Holfg , Jurgen PhCl
and Ernst J , Gllssijian.
South Omaha ftcuds a divided delegation
as follows : Dr. J. M. Glasgow , Cuuni'llmnu
Fred M. Smith , 1C. O. Mitytlold , L , Carpen
ter , T. F. Elliott. Joseph llouucr , Jerry How
ard and lj. 1C , Wells.
President OstholT of the Fifth \Vurd Dem
ocratic * club has called a meeting for the
transaction of Important business at S o'clock
nt the corner of Sixteenth anil Ctiss streets ,
The Flambeau club bus been called to as
semble ut the usual place.
Tlio Eighth ward republicans will meet nt
Twenty-fourth and Cuiulug streets.
'llto Sixth ward republicans will have a
polo raising utTwenty-sl.xthaiid Luke streets.
All the * candidates as well as Thurstou and
others will bo present ,
The democrats of the Eighth ward will at
tempt to org.iulzo another club at 1403 Satin-
dors street.
Nclirimkii .lottlnni.
With Its lust Issue IS. E. Spencer severs
his connection with the Crete Globe , L. . 1.
Abbott taking charge of the paper tempo
Several suspicious characters nvo making
their headquarters at Anipahoo ami the citi
zens are sleeping with ouo eye open and llxcil
upon their horses.
Dave Herman , of Blair , has a dog winch a
brakesman on tha road coveted. The rail-
rosulor captured the uniiliie and took him
away on his train , but the olllccr.s of the law
followed him up and took the dog away from
him , together with ? 17 to pay for their trou
Little Johnny Bohan of Greoloy wandered
away from homo the other night and was
found the next morning by a neighbor lying
near the railroad truck fast asleep. A big
dog was keeping watch over the sluoncr ami
tried to keep the stranger away from his lit
tle charge.
A Blair sow was frightened by a circus
elephant In .Inly , and last week she gave
birth to a pig with its huad shaped lilto an
elephant , with a trunk attached , and without
any hair. The freak only lived ten minutes ,
but a local druggist has piescrved the car-
cuss iu alcohol.
Some Coll'ax county boys nro apt to find
themselves in a tight box if they do not stop
breaking into .school houses , nnd writing ob
scene sentences on the blackboards and chang
ing ether people's harness. The county attor
ney thinks that it is about tliua to "cluch" tlio
young hoodlums.
Tlio republicans of Kcd Willow county
held their couventioii at Inumiiola and nomi
nated Justin A. Wilcox , of McCook , for
representative in the stuto legislature. The
vote at the primaries on the ( jucstion of sub
mission of the prohibition question stood iH ! (
for and 1VJ ( against.
Take Dais , a furinor living near Crete ,
brutally beat his wife the other day , was ar
rested ami lined $ .10. The mayor remitted
the line , ns the wife would have boon obliged
to pay it , and on the way homo Duls gave
the woman another boating. Again ho was
arrested and lined $25 , which ho was forced
to pay.
.Too Armstrong , formerly editor of the
York Democrat , and son of the old gentle
man Armstrong , whoso murder so agitated
that community several years ago , suicided
at Long Island , Ivan , He had been accused
of embe77llng a largo sum of money , and al
though another party was afterwards sus
pected of tlio oflonso , the accusation s.o
weighed upon his mind that temporary in
sanity ensued and ho sacrificed his own life.
Saloon aiinlhllators have commenced work
in Scott county ,
Waterloo now has four letter carriers. In
July 20,774 letters were delivered and .20,470
The annual convention of the Iowa farm
ers' alliance will bo held at Dos Moines Sep
tember 4 and 5. -
Tlio Burlington Herald intimates that someone
ono of the nine city fathers have been boodlud
with electric light stock.
Sam Baldwin made his balloon ascension
at KeoUuk and came down with his para
chute in the Mississippi. Ho was nearly
drowned , but kept up until rescued by a
A company has been organi/.cd at Clinton
for the maiiufacturo of matches. The fac
tory is expected to bo in operation within
sixty days , employing 100 hands and turning
out 100 cases u day.
An old gentleman called at the offlco of the
secretary of the Fair association atOttumwa
and wanted an old settler's ' ticket for his
wifo. He was asked if ho did not want one
for himself. "No. " ho replied. "I don't go
to such places. Nothing but a pack of gam
blers 1" Tlio secretary was Irritated nnd
flrod the old gentleman.
A number of farmers near Wesslngton are
cutting grain at night.
Charles Jones has been bound over for
trial at Sioux Falls for outraging Lillie
The people at Rapid City have begun an
onslaught on the woods , being forced to it by
an order of the city council.
Sioux Falls has a mysterious stranger In
her borders and the people believe ho Is a
Pinkerton detective working up an import
ant caso.
The city council of Grand Forks has passed
an ordinance prohibiting all parsons not citi
zens from carrying on the laundry business
without firbt having paid a license of 150 u
year. This is a direct blow against the
Chinese , which is hoped will drive them out
of the city.
It is whispered that the present territorial
grand Jury may create a sensation by return
ing Indictments against certain brazen ones
who Haunt their wickedness In the faces of
tlioso whoso conduct and reputation Is with
out shadow or reproach.
Leandor La Chnpello assisted his wife In
taking down the clothes at Dendwood the
other day. Ho took them down In a hurry ,
for the shod ho was standing on collapsed ,
and now tlio unfortunate man carries his
arm in a sling and the wife will have to do
all the work for some time to come.
Xho Meeting Taken Up With the Sub
ject of Ventilation.
The absentees at the session of the board
of education last evening were Messrs. Fcl-
ton , Copoland. Goodman and Savillo. The
discussion of the subject of ventilation con
sumed the greater part of the time nnd
finally resulted in being referred to a com
mittee for further consideration.
Applications for positions as teachers were
received from Minnie V. Moriarty nnd 11 , F.
Miller. Referred.
The mutter of ventilating the Park school
house with the Exhaust Ventilating com
pany's svstcm was referred to the committee
on buildings and property.
Proposals for placing steam heating appa
ratus In the Park school were received n
follows ; Wolshnns , McKwan & Co. , (3iiVi ! ;
Strang & Clark Steam Heating company ,
Also bids for placing mechanical ventilat
ing apparatus in thd same building as fol
lows : Exhaust Ventilator company , 11,170 :
Welshnns. MoEwan & Co. , ? 318 , provided
their bid for steam hcatinif l also accepted.
Strang & Clark Steam Heating company ,
i-'W , providing their heating system In ad-
Mr. Barrett and Mr. Clark ware each
granted an opportunity of addressing the
board and.poiniinir out the merits of the ven
tilating systems they represent. Both
availed themselves of the chance und apoko
at some length.
On motion of Mr. Coburn the matter was
referred to the committee on heating and
ventilation ,
Mr. Coburn moved that the opening of the
schools bo postponed from September 3 to
September 10 , 011 account of the fair coining
in the first week of that month.
Suporlntendcnt Jumea spoke In favor of
such postponement , saying that In the past
the first week of school has been practically
a failure on account of the fair , The motion
was carried.
The bll | of Arthur & Ilurd for the con
struction of the building nt Ninth and Ban
croft , amounting to tS.70S.25. was allowed.
The president and secretary were author-
bed to enter Into a contract wltji HoNnan
iCountzo for the occupancy of the school site
selected In ICountzo Place , HOOO to bo paid
for the sumo on January l ! > , ISS'J , mean while
8 per cent to be paid on the amount ,
The board then adjourned to meat next
Monday oxening.
Driulf MO.UO , 2u ctmiaabotUo. . ' ,
Waiclios and Diamonds Found in Tea
and Coflofl A Novel Way of In
troducing Goods ,
The names of nil persons finding diamonds
mends , watches , etc. , are milled to thia
list dally. The Overland Ton company
of San r'rnneisco.lmvo rcllttod thostoro ,
SJL'O S. lllh St. , near Farnam , Omaha ,
and In ortlor to introduce tboir floods ,
this company put for ( H ) days , Bouvunlr.s
IP ovcry can of ton nnd cotfeo sold such
as solid frold , silver and nickel watchoH ,
also genuine diamonds , In t-olld. cold
bolting ; also inonoy , and many other
articles of less valuo. Kvory can con
tains a sou von ir. Tlio colTco , can and
contents weigh about three pounds ; the
tea , can and contents about one and a
half pounds. This ' expensive and novel
way of advertising 'will bo discontinued
after GO days , and these really choice
toods ; will bo sold strictly on their mer
its but without , the souvenir. Of courho
every purchaser must not oxpoet to got
a diamond or watch. This company
claim that they have just as good a ,
right to give away watches , diamonds
or other jewelry and inonoy aa their com
petitors havd to give away glassware ,
eliromos , etc. Got up a club. These
who got up a club order most always got
a handsome present. Orders by mail
promptly forwarded to all parts of the
united States on receipt of cash or post-
otllco order. Terms ; Single can $1 ; six
for S-1)1 thirteen for $10 and
- ) , , twonty-fcov-
on for $20. AddrobS Overland Tea Co. ,
Omaha , Nebraska.
Miss Lulu Wittig , 21st , silver cake
basket ; Miss "Wlmrton , Nebraska Citv.
mail order , ladies' Hunting case gold
watch in tea ; Mrs. llaimlln , 8th nt. and
Capitol nvo. , silver castor ; Mrs. Gco.
Gollingbecif , Ilarnoy st. , silver cake
basket ; Mr. Tims. Hussoll , 24th at. , 820
in gold coin ; Jennie Nowcomb , Howard
fit. , cluster diamond ring ; Annie
1'rebol , Davenport st. , silver cake bas
ket ; Ada Williams , California st. , can
money ; Mrs. Duett , Seward st. , silver
hiignr bowl ; Mrs. T. Savage , Council
Bluffs , silver cup ; Burton Howard ,
Douglas st. , ladies chatelaine watch ;
C. E. Votto , N. 2ilh ( , silver butter dl h ;
Chan. Wills , Howard , silver pickle
stand ; Henry Cohhin , St. Mary'a avo. ,
diamond ring ; A. J. Hunt , Kith and
Cass , silver butter stand ; Chas.
Grlllln , C. 11. & Q. K. U. , $10 in
gold ; Irwin Drake , mail order , Miadon ,
Nob. , silver eup _ ; Mrs. A. B. MoAndrows ,
Dodge at. , sliver castor ; Miss Lou
Mitchell , Lincoln , Nob. , mail order ,
gents' hunting case gold watoh ; Sadie
Meyers , Thirtieth st. , silver castor ; Mr.
II. C. Wald , Valparaiso , Nob. , diamond
ring ; G. II. McLano , traveling sales
man , solitaire diamond shirt stud ; Mrs.
Hogan Macy , silver pickle stand ; Eddie
Laroquo , Ohio st. , stem winding and
btom setting watoh ; Mrs. J. W. Gross ,
Grace s > t. , silver cake basket ; O. II.
Stratton , S. 18th fit. , silver sugar bowl ;
Aaron Watson , Council Bluffs , can
money ; Arti Lawsou , 00th at. , diamond
collar button ; Mrs. C. R. Luodou , 14th ,
silver cup ; Mr. P. II. Woodbridgo , Chicago
cage street , silver cake basket.
Miss Isabella Clark , 13th and Cnss ,
silver fruit stand ; Siiniu * ' . Flnlayson ,
job printer , diamond r'.jg ' ; Mrs. E.
Devonshire , N. 15th street , can money
and cluster diamond ring : J. A. John-
bon , transfer company , mlvor castor and
can money ; Prank Lawrence , Daven
port , 850 in gold coin ; Mrs. II. S. Car
penter , Miami street , can inonoy ; Kdji
llobitl , North Platte , Nob. , diamond
ring ; Mrs. L. M. Morritt , Gum-
ing street , diamond ring ; Mrs.
A. Jones , 20th and Cuniing ,
silver pickle btand ; Mrs. Eda Pruandor ,
Parker street , silver butter dish ;
Thomas Kelly , Dodge street , can
money ; Carrie Barmen , Douglas street ,
ladies' hunting case gold watch ; Emma
Swanson , S. 10th street , diamond ring ;
Mrd. W. II. Saunders , mail order at
Kinsou , Nob. , diamond ring ; Mr. W. P.
Riley , N. 80th , silver cake basket ; Mrs.
J. M. Dougherty , Sherman avonuo. sil
ver pickle stand ; James Schrinor ,
Chicago , street , diamond ring ;
.Mrs. Castello , Pierce street ,
silver butter dish ; Charles Marsh , Fnr-
nam street , gents' hunting case gold
watch ; Mrs. B. P. Turner , South Eighth
street , silver cake basket ; Mrs. Nettie
Christian , North Fourteenth , silvorcas
tor ; A. B. Eastman , Charles street ,
silver castor ; C. W. Smith , at Windsor
hotel , silver butter dish ; Ray Groon-
weld , Sherman avenue , elegant gold
case pin , diamond , ruby nnd sapphire
setting ; Miss B. Brenton , Thirtieth nnd
Lindsloy , silver cake basket : Hough
Smyth , Twentieth , silver butter dish ;
Mrs. P. B. Donisthorp , Geneva , Nob. ,
mail order , silver pickle stand ; H. E.
Newton , Greenwood , Nob. , mall order ,
silver oup ; W. A. Kcolor , Falrmount ,
, Nob. , mail order , silver cup ; Prod
Wandloy , traveling salesman , 810 in
gold coin ; Samuel R. Clary , Leaven-
worth street , solitaire diamond stud ;
Mrs. B. G. Lottcks , Clark street , silver
butter dish ; W. Buruso , Thirteenth ,
diamond ring.
Mrs. Henry Crosslo , Clovordalo addi
tion , diamond ring and silver fruit
stand ; Miss Josie Platt , Pierce treot ,
$20.00 in gold coin ; Mrs. J. A. Johnson ,
Marcoy 'street , diamond ring ; Herman
, T. Lutonsor , Howard street , gent's hunt
ing case gold watch ; Mr. John Moraine ,
Thirty-third street , diamond ring ; Mrs.
John'Woostor , Davonpdrt street , can
money ; Mrs. Dr. J. P. Hortzmann ,
Walnut Hilldiamond ring ; MissKittio
Leo , Douglas street , solitaire diamond
collar button ; C. W. Bishopmailorder ,
Superior , Nob. , diamond ring : Frank
Webber , California htreot , SslO.OO in
gold coin in tea ; E.J. Davis , chief clerk
military headquarters , diamond ring ;
Frank Prescott , Park nvanuosilvor but
ter dish ; Ada Wells , Parnam btreot ,
can money ; George Edwards , mail
order , Council Bluffs , solitaire diamond
shirt Hlud ; S. M. Martinovich , S. 14th ,
silver fruit stand ; Mary Andrews , ilOth
st. , mlvor castor ; Bon It. Rand , South
Omaha , silver sugar bowl ; Lou Fitz
gerald , Union club , diamond ring ;
Kttlo Smith , Ilarnoy street , lady's gold
Jiunting case watch ; Louise Eugorton ,
Woolworth avenue , silver pickle stand ;
Alex N. Wilson , Burdotto street , clus
ter diamond ring ; Nita Ellefson , Ilar
noy street , silver fruit stand ; George
Ambrose , traveling salesman , Chicago ,
gent's hunting case gold watch ; Prod
Dennis , Pierce st. , diamond ring ; E. J.
Storms , 9th and Pierce , diamond ring ,
Mrs. Alix D. Greendiamond , ring ; Mrs.
C. R. Gaylord , Howard street , silver
caster ; II. J. Bomgardon , mall order ,
Lincoln , Nob. , silver cup ; Will Nlstol ,
bal ; ry South Thirteenth street , diamond
mend ring ; Fred Cooper. South Omaha.
$20 in gold coin ; Mrs. J. H. Irwiu , mail
order , Kearney , Nob. , silver cup ;
Churles Van Arnam , Harvey Btreot , can
money ; Emma Anderson , Nineteenth
street , ladios'chatolainewatch ; Charles
Monhonick , Thirtieth street , elegant
solid gold lace pin , diamond , ruby and
sapphire setting ; L. B. Darling , South
Fourteenth street , silver castor ; J. C.
Miller , Howard street , sjlvcr sugar
bowl ; Paul Strifllor , Fourteenth street ,
can inonoy ; Howard Meyers , rn'ill
order , Beatrice , Neb. , 27 cans
for 820 , found gcnU' hunting cose gold
Avutoh and $10 In gold coin ; T. Cast in ,
Millard station , silver co&tor ; MJs3
Pagan , ChicUvo blroot , can money ; Mrs.
S. Dallow , Chicago street > silver cutoc.