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OMAHA DAILY BEE : SUNDAY AUGUST 12. 188&-SIXTEEN
GENERAL PHIL SHERIDAN ,
Incidents of the Ijifo nnd Battles of
tlio Dead Hero.
HOW HE WENT TO WEST POINT.
An HvpcrlptH'is JIN it IjIcittPiinnt The
MIsMon Ultimo ClmrRc How Slicrl-
dan's Hide Came rtliotii His
Urnvcry In Hal tie.
I Sow Ho Wont to West Point *
Chicago Tribune : "Stories or remi
niscence.- * about 'Little I'hil' ShoridanV"
mused Colonel William Sexton. "I can
toll you a story about Phil's father that
is pretty good I remember telling this
story to a crowd tit a meeting of the
Loyal Legion one night. General Sheridan -
idan was one of the party and enjoyed
the yarn hugely. Ho neither allirmcd
nor denied tlio truth of the story , nnd
I'll ' give it to yon for what it's worth.
Phil Sheridan's fat'ior ' , John Sheridan ,
was a good old Irishman back in York
state. He was something of a politician
in those days , always voting the straight
democratic ticket. The congtesdional
district was largely democratic. One
day an old friend of his of the same
nationality and of the same jolly old
class came to old man Sheridan and
says : " .lohn , 1'vo got a great moind
to run for coneross. There's darned
sight bigger fools than myself in Wash
ington. If you'll buck me , old man , I'll
civo 'cm a whirl just for tlio fun of the
thing. ' Sheridan promised his hearty
co-operation , and his friend secured the
nomination and was elected by a rous
ing majority. IIo wont to Washington
nnd served his lirst term , acquitting
himself fully as well as tlio majority of
his associates. On his return home ho
went to the house of his old friend ,
John Sheridan. After a general con
versation about tlio scenes and events
at Washington , tlio newly Hedged
statesman said :
" 'John , I have found out that I have
the appointment of a cadet I think
that's the name to a government
school at West Pint. I have decided to
send one of jour sons. Now which one
shall I name. Mike or Phil's"
" 'The old man thought a while and
asked : "What kind of a school did you
auy it was , Pat ? "
" 'Faith , I don't know jistwhnt kind
of a school it is , but from what I can
learn it's a place where they make sol-
"Soljcrs,1 meditated the old gentlc-
tnan , glancing at the two boys , who
wore most attentive listeners. Til tell
you what you do , Pat. Foind out jist
what kind of a place this government
school is. If it's a school whore they
tench book-laming I'll send Mike , but
If it's lighters they want , bo the powers
I'll send Phil , who can lick any boy in
the district ! '
"After the nece. ary investigation
had been made , " continued Colonel Sexton -
ton , "tho old man selected Phil , and
that was how ho came to go to West
" Point. His subsequent career demon
strates that neither his father nor con
gressional friend made any mistake. "
An Experience ns n Lieutenant.
When Sheridan was last in Chicago
he told some Mends of the incident of
his career as a second Lieutenant ,
Fourth infantry , in 1851. It was in con
nection with escort duty to a paymas
ter , U. S. A. , and the safekeeping of
about $20,000. Tlio disbursing officer
bad provided himself with that sum , all
In gold.plcces. in a canvass sack , in
tending to use the money to pay ofl cer
tain troops after the party reached the
proper destination. Meantime the re
sponsibility for the custody of the
money was vested in Lieutenant Sheri
dan , who found himself incumbored
with a troublesome yellow elephant.
The general said that ono night
lie didn't feel well , so ho left
the camp , and taking the money
with him , went to sleep in a rough"-
looking house near by. The lower part
of the house was filled with the usual
western rough characters , and the lieu
tenant know that if .ho didn't keep one
eye open ho'd stand a good chance ol
losing the gold. Said ho , in tolling the
Story : "During tlio night it became
necessary for mo to leave my shakedown -
down and visit the guard.on something
Of.course I had to carry the money will
ine , Then I had to lug it up-stalra
again to my room. Not many minute :
later I had to do the same thing ovoi
again , nnd tlio canvas bag was infernally
ally heavy to carry. There I was , bin
Sored and burdened by a pile of metal
afraid to go to sleep lest I bo robbed
unable to leave it for the name reason
sweating and anxious. My arms achei
a good deal that night , lugging the baj
in and out , as my necessities compelled
and I've boon a convert to paper monei
over since. "
Tim Mission ICldtru Cliariro.
Chicago Tribune : "Tho first time
faw General Sheridan , " said a inoinbo
Df the Nineteenth Illinois infantr.y
"was at the battle of Mission Ridge
\Vo had formed in line of battle in th
timber facing the ridge , not knowiii ;
what was coming. Wo wcro ordore
forward nnd emerged from the timbo
in full view of the rebels. Tlfero was
Email crook in our front and many of ou
Loys were trying to keep their feet dr
by crossing on a log , but a comman
from one of our officers brought the boy
into line again and the creek wn
waded. Then wo started across th
clear space between the timber and th
foot of the ridge , in one of the pretties
lines I over saw ; the Hags wore ilyin
and it looked like a grand re
view. The rebels in the llrst line e
breastworks wore making their way I
the top of the ridge , and wo soon occi
pied tnoir places in tlio works they ha
just loft amid n shower of bullets and
fusillade of cannonading. Then coir
pienccd our scramble up the hill , takin
advantage of every stump , bush , an
frocky prominence to cover our advane
nnd pick oft the sharpshooters in froi
who were annoying us. At this mi
xncnt , to my surprise , a man in a con
mon blouse , riding a black horse , can :
picking his way up the ridge right 1
pur ranks. I said to seine of the bo'
around : 'Why is that foolhardy mn
Who is courting death ? ' 'That is Gei
pral Sheridan , ' said ono of the boys , nn
then a cheer went up ns ho continue
on his way. Occasionally ho would st <
to give adviceor directions and c
couragemont to the boys , but never di
hiounting. Wo lost in that ndvnm
four color-bearers and a largo numb
pf mon , but the litllo general rode h
horse uninjured to the top of the ridg
I saw him again as wo had nhnc
reached the crest , picking his wi
ttmong the brush , logs , and stone. I
evidently know no tear. "
How Slinrldnii's Ilido Cnino About
Now York Sun : The battle of t
Opoquan was fought wlUi the precis !
ol clock work , and that was the Urst o
of the war in which cavalry , artillo
ana infantry wore all used concurrent
and to the best possibly advantage , oa
according to his own nature and trm
tions. The overthrow of the onoi
was absolute and complete. The cot
try was electrified , and the shadow
gloom which had hung over it was d
polled as if by magic. Gold took sucl
tumble as it had not jccelvod since t
outbreak of the rebellion , anil them
forth no man of sense doubted the ultl-
iniitc triumph of bur arms or the rc-os-
tablishmcnt of the union.
The nsloniahud Early was defeated
again in a few days , and then driven
rapidly out of the valley , but the rebel
authorities at Richmond could not re
alize the magnitude of his disaster.
They hud become so accustomed to
triumph in that chosen region , to gather
in its abundant crops , and to equip
their mon with arms , clothing , ana
military munitions captured there
from their antagonists , that they ac
cused Early of having been stampeded ,
and sent him back with reinforcements
to try the issue over again. This time
it so happened that Sheridan had been
called to Washington for consultation ,
and during bis absence Karlv , who was
an able nnd a shifty commander , and a
tough nnd persistent lighter , fell upon
the army at Cedar creek and came near
destroying it entirely. It was tempo
rarily in command of II. G. Wright , an
able nnd successful general ; but its
Hank was turned under cover of dark
ness , and this gave Early such a tre
mendous advantage that it was compar
atively easy work to drive back the
whole federal line and capture mot of
its artillery and camps. Wright and
his generals did their best , nnd. thanks
to the attractions of the federal camps
to the hungry and ragged rebels ,
they were enabled to rally their sur
prised and discomfited battalions and
reform their ranks on advantageous
ground in ample time to fight another
battle and retrieve the fortunes of the
day. Chargined and astonished at
what had happened , both olllcers and
men were in excellent frame of mind to
assume the offensive , when Sheridan ,
who had llnislied his business at Wash
ington and was hurrying back , rode on
the field in a whirlwind ot rage and Hory
determination. Ho had mot the usual
shoals of stragglers , several miles in
the rear , drifting back toward Win
chester , and from their number , rather
than the exaggerated stories which
they told , ho know that a great misfor
tune had befallen his army. Giving
rein and spur to his trusty charger , he
galloped to the front , found General
Wright ready for action , received a
hurried account of what had hap
pened , rode the lines rapidly , and gave
everybody to understand in soldier's
English that Early must bo beaten be
fore night , no mutter at what cost ?
Right gallantly did officers and men
respond to the inspiring call that he
made upon thorn. Infantry vied with
cavalry in spirit and enthusiasm , and
nothing could check or withstand their
gallant onset. In almost as short a
time as thcj had lost thorn they recap
tured their guns and camps , and drove
the enemy in disorder from the Held.
Tlio victory was signal and complete ,
and it was followed up with relentless
and untiring energy , until the valley
of Virginia was again left in possession
of the union forces , never again to be
relinquished. Even the rebel govern
ment was finally convinced that it was
hopelessly lost , and that the lirst alam-
norto which had taken place was the
legitimate result of the federal victory.
Outwitted u Stem Parent.
A Chicago special gives an interest
ing account of a little episode pf Will
iam II. Lincoln , who started in life as
an ofllco boy in the onieo of the general
manager of the Chicago , Burlington &
Quincy road , and in course of time
worked his way up to the poiitlon of
assistant chief cleric in the ofllco ,
though he is now only in his twenty-
second year. Recently' ho and bride
came out to Howard , Neb. , on a bridal
tour. Lincoln married Miss Mamie
Lucas , daughter of Captain Lucas , a
wealthy banker of Columbus , Ind. The
young lady has a large fortune in her
own right , left her by her grand
mother , and will inherit 81,000,000
from her , provided "the old gentle
man" will give in , which he undoubt
Captain and Mrs. Lucas , accompanied
by their daughter and a rctinuo of ser
vants , summered at Cedar Beach.a fash
ionable watering place in Indiana.
They have boon visitors there for the
past" four years. Young Lincoln mot
Miss Lucas during the first visit of the
Lucases to the beach , and they soon became -
came ardent lovers. The stern old cap
tain and his wife did not approve of the
match. The lovers made three attempts
to elope , but were each time surprised
and separated by the girl's family.
On last Saturday Miss Lucas and
Lincoln mot at the beach and resolved
to make another attempt to escape the
vigilance of the venerable Captain , who
had an unpleasant way of prowling
about when the lover was in town. That
night Miss Lucai escaped out of a win
dow of the notol , and with her boots in
one hand and her hat in the other
slowly lot herself down a rope , which
was held by Lincoln , who was concealed
in a thicket. A few monent * later they
were aboard a train , anil on Monday they
After a sending ploascnt message to
the irnto banker and his wife , whohavu
invoked the aid of the police to find then
daughter , Mr. nun Mrs. Lincoln left lor
a wedding tour in the west. The bride
is n blonde , very pretty and i.ot ycl
twenty years of age.
A report gained some credence thai
Jny Gould was to sell out his Wcstcrr
Union holdings in much this same wai ;
in which W. K. Vnndcrbilt disposed o
a largo stock of New York Central. O
course there wore two opinions on tin
subject and there is no telling which i !
right , but it can be said in behalf of the
rumor's correctness that Gould is uneas ;
about his health and is anxious to 'c
lievo himself of some of his crushing
load of care. Wore it not for "tin
boys" ho might drop active busines
altogether , but they are showing such i
capacity that naturally ho is templet
to keep the business in the family
Gould's less aggressive mood of Into i
illustrated by his surrender in the cabl
rate war , Wall street men say tlia
this was the lirst time Hint Gould eve
came to the enemy's terms in a matcl
of endurance and resources , and that lv
has now done so is referred to as a proa
that ho is either losing his grip , o
doesn't euro so much for victory as In
Philadelphia Lodger : Among th
citizens of Now York who failed to re
spontl to duty when drafted as jurymen
according to the list published by tin
World from the books of the commissioner
sionor of jurorscovering a period sinci
January It are William Astor. C. 1 :
Huntington , Henry Clews , Chester W
Chapin and other mon t > f equal proml
nonce. Mr. Chapin paid his lino. Mi
Clews , got his reduced from 8100 to $5 (
nnd then paid it. Mr. Huntington' '
was remitted , and there is no return rte
to Mr. Astor. Rich men with largo interests
torosts requiring their attention nr
naturally averse to serving as jurymen
though in certain cases they might I
the very best judges as to the fact ;
The astonishing thing about the rocort
of the commissioner , however , is th
fact that though there are many dt
llnquent jurymen , who are regular !
fined by the courts , yot.wlth few oxcoj
tions , the lines are remitted. This is
is. state of affairs that requires explain
a Tcrra cotta and black , and terra cntta ai
10 dark green nre two favorite combinations f
o- street dresses.
DRAWING THE COLOR LINE ,
The True Inw&rdiiosa of tlxo Cry ,
SOUTHERN ELECTION METHODS.
Forcible nntl Fradiilcnt Suppression
til'tlic Colored Itcpubllcnn Vote
Uo\v the "Solid South" is
licld Tor Dcinoornoj- .
TIic Hnnic Old Game.
CliITTKN'DKN , Ark. , August 8. [ Spo-
citil Correspondence of Tun BKK. ] As tv
report was circulated that n "race war"
was expected at any moment in Critloii
tleu county , Arkansas , and desiring to
ascertain the truth of the same your
correspondent came hero , and found the
facts to bo an follows :
As the republican party was tmulo up
entirely of negroes , for fear's sake they
entered into an agreement with the
whites ( democrats ) to divide the olllccs.
It is commonly known as the "fusion
agreement. " For some cnifeo unknown
to the negroes the whites found it nee-
eHinry to break the agreement by tak
ing one of the olllccs held by a negro ,
bo at the late election the negroes wont
to work and nominated a full-Hedged
republican ticket which was elected ,
thereby boating them badly at
their own game. The "White
Li-agues" organized and set up , the
old dodge , "negro supremacy , " which
means strictly drawing the "color line"
in politics to enlifit the sympathy of
lho = e of the whites who believe it a. sin
for a negro republican to hold an ol'.ice ,
it mailers not 'now unimportant. Tele
grams were sent to neighboring states
for help , which came willingly , eager
to kill the llrst poor negro that dare
show himself. Hundreds of volunteers
filled the county , ready for any emer
gency. A Hag of truce was sent , with ti
proposition that all the negroes lobign
their offices and leave the country at
once or abide the consequences. Not
Imving committed any crime , they re
plied that the only terms they would
uccppt was "restoration to their ollices ,
with nil former liberties. " Somehow ,
the negroes had not been idle , and
wore well equipped with arms of the
mobt improved pattern. So serious
trouble is oxpioted at any moment.
Notwithstanding it is a. crime
to be a republican , yet the
south clamors for oinmigrn-
lion ! The life of u white republican
here is as insecure as that of the black
republican. With those
poaed what northern man would bo fool
enough to come horoV Who would in
vest moncv whore the pistol and shot
gun is tlie supreme law' ? If you doubt
what has been written come down and
see for yournolvcs. I have stated the
Now , wo shall notice Mississippi. In
the ' 'shoe-string" district , which polls
the largest republican vote of any dis
trict in the state , the democratic'jour
nals have begun to warn the republi
cans not even to try to carry the dis
trict , which moans that thov'will prac
tice the old methods of fraud , violence
and a criminal suppression of the negro
Louisiana , for instance , as frankly
said by ex-Governor MoEnery , is car
ried "by the violation of the civil righUi
guaranteed the blades by the constitu
tion of the United States. " As with
Louisiana , so unquestionably with Mis-
sUsippi , and again with Soutli Carolina , .
In thcso three states the colored voters
are largely in the majority. The majority
jority vote is forcibly and' fraudulently
suppressed. It amounts to the forcible
and fraulent subversion of the constitu
tion. The electoral votes in these three
particular states are thus boldly and
outrageously stolen. These stolen votes
made Grover Cleveland president.
Georgiamakosreturn often representa
tives in congress , upon a sum total of
27,5:20 : votes. That is an average of but
2,75votes to each representative. Oregon
gen gets but one representative upon
a. vote of 03,000. The ono white voter in
Georgia is equal to twenty-two white
voters in Oregon. That' makes the
pinch in the Oregon shoe. The
southern colored voter still counts
in the basis of representation. The
southern bourbon leaders suppress , yet
steal the colored vote. They thus hold
a solid south , make returns of 151 ! elec
toral rotes , RO _ elect Cleveland , so hold
the majority in the lower house of con
gress , and to dictate to the nation ,
through the nullilication of the consti
tution of the nation. "Whom the Gods
would destroy they first make mad.
The southern bourbon leaders have
acted with much the same madness as
displayed before the war. They have
shown much the same shortsightedness
in their estimate of the stamina of the
northern voters , and it would seem , pro
ducing the much similar results. Every
thing points to the election of Benjamin
Harrison. The outlook is that his elec
tion will be on the much similar footing
as was the election in ISljO of
Abraham Lincoln. Benjamin Harrison
if the signs of the limes mistake not ,
will , like Lincoln , receive every elec
toral vote north of the Ohio. The
"solid south" will be offset by n "solid
north. " "The issue that overshadows
all is suffrage in the south. " The
southern blacus are citizens or "chat
tels. " They arc citi/.ens if the coiioti-
tntion is to 1)0 enforced. They are
chattels if the constitution ito bo
nullified. If the ono they are to \ ) < in
sured their rights as voters. It the
other , the southern bourbons must bo
denied representation. It can easily
be seen from these facts that the ser
pent of democracy is winding around
the vitals of the national , through
fraud , violence , nullilication of the con
stitution and a criminal suppression of
sullrngc. Sit idle and the ponderous
coil of rebellion will crush the lifo out
of the republican institutions and sot at
naught the fruits of the union army.
Once in complete control of the govern
ment and all is over.
HEAT FltOM KLKOTUIO1TV.
A. Cleveland Invention AVlilch IB I3\-
pcotcd to Tulcn tlio IMuco , oi * Fniil.
Cleveland Press : On a small street in
this city lives an inventive mechanic
who for years has spent his spare time
in u little shop back of his house. In it
electricity reigns supreme , and the
owner has worked out the triumph of
many hours of study. Models of almost
every electrical apparatus known ho
has made for himself. In front hangs
a powerful carbon light , while every
corner is illuminated with soft , mellow
incandescent bulbs , all made by him
self and run by his own dynamos and
engine. Miniature buzz saws running
so fast as to bo almost invisible , electri
cal cars , phonographs , telephones , bat
teries and motors of all kinds , every
thing operated by electricity , turn this
curiosity shop into n place where ono
fools the very influence of that subtle
fluid on his body , and even in his brain.
All these machines and toys-are inero
by play to the great discovery of pener-
ating heat from electrjeity , on which
Will sell fine Tailor-Made Clothing at half price. All our
Summer Clothing1 to be sold at 50c on the dollar to. Our buy
ers are in the market buying their fall and winter stock and
the manager has made this sale special for bargain hunters ;
$8.35 buys a tailor-made suit wnicli was made to order for $17
$10.95 ' ' 4-button cutaway frock suit " $22
$12.25 " " " " $26
$14.70 " " " " $30
$18.65 " " " " $35
$22.75 tk b % " " $45
$6.35 buys a straight cut sack suit which was made to order for $16.50
$9.10 buys a straight cut sack suit It ( f $20.00
$12.45 buys a straight cut sack suit if $25.00
$15.50 buys a cutaway sack suit II $30.00
$18.60 buys a cutaway sack suit tl $38.00
$23.15 buys a cutaway sack suit ct el $45.OO
; 1119 Faniam Street , Omaha. 1119
All alterations to improve a fit made free of charge. Mail orders re
ceive -prolnyt attention.
A ten cent cigar forfive cents. "All Straight Havana Filler. " For sale by Following named Dealers
Aborly II. J. , No. 21 ! ! N. iTith St.
Anisfield Ed. , No. 80 , ) S. 10th St.
Anthes Gco. & Co. . No. : ' , > S. 10th St.
Anderson A. , No. 12211 ! Cumin ! , ' rft.
Afakwilh . S. . No. lliOi Siuindei-i tit.
DurkoUnv Bros. . Union Pacific Doiiot.
Hall I. S. , No. 2TO" ) Lcavoinvorth.
Boll Hd. , No. ISO" Luke .St.
Becht Max.Cor. 15th and Hnrnoy.
Banner II. .T. . Cor. 10th and Vinton St.
Brown A. , No. i-'OOl Cuming St.
Bennett J. S. . Cor. Clnrknnd Siiunders.
Bergen J. U. , No. DOU N. Kith St.
Boll B. C. Co. , ilftli and Jackson St.
Beatv Clins. , l.'Jth and Lenvi-nworth St.
Brown N. II. , No. KiHO S. 10th St.
Brown & Cronk , No. ( ill S. lilh : St.
Chandler K. No. 2iJl ) ( Lcavoinvorth St.
Ciivannutfh I'.No. 1H1 Seward St.
Conrad IUn1" > , bet. OougrhisA : Farnam.
Cuinininsrf & Murphy , S. Kith St.
Gates Bros. , lilith and Walnut.
Cnori ] A. , No. GO I Fierce St.
GuninKham P. , No. 107 S. 10th St.
Cruni iJc Bibhop. Cor. 21th and LnkeSts.
D.il/oll J. A. , No. 115 N. llJlh St.
Dvgcrt C. A. Co. , Cor. ! ! 0 it Gorby St.
Kntfflinnn U. , No.421 S. l.rith St.
Frnnri&eo G. O. it Co. . No. 2 015 Farnnni.
Frank M. J. , Cohens llou.se.
FlooJinan P. K. it Co , . K > Davenport.
Fruehauf J. I. , No. 110 S. loth St.
Fields C. C. . 2ith ( and Cuminys St.
Feonan M. J. , Park ave.
Gent'Hi F. II. , ICtn and Howard St.
Gentleman Wm. , cor. Lake it Saunders.
Goodman Urujr Co. , Farnain St.
Gladstone Bros. \ Co. , Douglas St.
Gro-fold E. , No. ISO" ) St. Mary's ave.
Gentlemen it Hunt , No. oOl N. IClii St.
Hughei > t Evniib. No. 1220 Saunders St.
Hammond it Co. , No. 121 N. Kith St.
HirtM. . No. 1020 3. 10th St.
Hull , F.dwards & Co.,2718Leavonworth.
Ilunt/.injjer .1. F. , Kill St. Mary'sine.
Ifallauor F. , No. 00 ! ) S. Kith St.
Heiiholl Klou'-o , Kith and Farnam. %
Hess , ,1. G. , No. 2Mt ) Fnrnam.
llot/.oll it Sii" > > , 27th nnd Cunring St.
Kuhn it Co. , 1'ith and Douglas.
Kinkier .1. T. , No , l. " > 07 Farnam ,
Kuhn Fred , No. (110 ( S. 10th St.
Kelly. ) . A. . No. 151 ! ) Furnam.
Lane A. , loth and .Tachion.
Lonx Christ. No. ! 18i S. 10th. St.
Lip-hit" .1. . No. 709 S. Mil.
Lind \ Chritiin-.onClnrk it Sunnmrs.
Mo-tooller it Scott , loth and Vinton.
Murphy .T. A. . No. 120 N. Kith.
Mulligan T. F. , No. 1423 Saunder ? .
Meleber Apt. ; C. A. , South Oinuha.
McDonald C1. C. , Saunders it Caldwell.
McLeod E. , No. 1821 N. Kith.
McKey C. . South Omaha.
New M. , No. OIKiS. Oth ,
Owen .t Co. . No.oO.j N. Kith.
PrvorV. . A. , No. i. " > 01 Park ave.
Powell M. B. , UUh and Jnckbon.
Parr M. , No.12 : ! S. 10th.
Princo..S.No.21lN. ) loth.
Postal D. C. . cor. Blonde and 20th St.
Kedle Win. No. 180(1 ( S. Mb.
Hobi it OTIearno , No. 412 N. Kith.
Ueuthi-r G. , South Omaha.
Rob Hold it Co. , I a. Farnam & Douglas.
Kubin it Co. , No. Ifc05 St. Mary's avo.
llic/hard Henry , Farnam , hot. 10 it 11.
Sander A. II. . lor. Snunder-.it Gainings
Savilh- . .1. . No. IK'N.2Hh. ' ! .
Spallord T.V. . , Mh and Howard.
Spettinnn .1. II. , No. 2S12 Leavenworth.
Schillo.i J. , 10th and Nicholas.
Soba for Aug. , Sherman a\e it Corby.
Sweeney S. L. , South Omaha.
Sobotlcc'r C. 11. South Omaha.
Stevens Henry A. , Ifith and Vinton.
Southimiyd it Uunnell , No. 1010 N. Kith.
Schubert II. , 811 ! N. 10th.
Smith A Owens , South Omaha.
Sims O. D.Saundors St.
Slobodisky L. , 50d N. Kith.
Thompson Geo. , cor. 10th it Mandorfon.
Torbilt C. S. , 220S Farnam.
Toco . , 1120J Farnam.
Van Krogo it Pahl , cor. 17th it Clarke.
Vangreen it Helin , 2(102 ( Cumings.
WilrotC. , 814 N. 10th.
Wolfor W. , cor , 2 < ith and Decatur.
"Wholnn James , Io2o S.iunders.
Whitohouso II. B. , cor. 10th & Webster.
Waller Eimnn. 101 S. Mh.
Wcbt & Fritchor , 1222 Farnam.
VWbtrnnde it Weber , 200 ! ) GaniingH.
Wilson Clnjton , 4101 S. 10th.
V.'ard W. J. it Co. , 001 N. Kith.
Wilko it Sautter. Cor. 20th and Pierce.
Worthv Win. , Cor. Corby and Kith.
Abel K. , Denver , Col.
Boliner G W. , Bradbhaw , Nob.
Birkon W. J. , Leigh , Nob.
BayrholTer it Kcissclbach , Shelby , Neb.
Brown E. H. , Fremont , Nob.
Bennett T. N. Sf Paul , Nob.
Craig A. J. , Minden , Neb.
Copeland L. N. , Minden , Neb.
Clevuland Bros. , Ord , Neb.
Dahlslcdt M. K. , Chapman , Nob.
Deyo it Dorr. Red t'loud , Nob.
Dresser C. W. . Chadron , Neb.
Gilbert C. E , . Central City , Dak.
Galbraith.l. E. , Albion , Nob.
Hopkins W. W. , Oakland , Neb.
Harris it Gunncll , I'nxton , Nob.
Irwin it [ leckman , Dcadwood , Dak (
Judd L. P. . Cedar Hapids , Nob.
Jcnson , John , Mead , Nob.
JoltiiMm A. B. , Mason , Nob.
Kin/el BroWisncr , Nob.
Krauss , Phillip , Plattsmouth , Nob.
Knrkor , S. J. , Aurora , Nob.
Knowltcn E. W. , Oxford , Neb.
Lnr&on it Son , Brainnrd , Nob.
Lamhofer Ed..Schyuler , Nob.
Lyons Drug Co. . Lyons , Nob.
M'aylo , J. W. , Blair. Nob.
Moran John. Olax , Neb.
Morrih it Co. , O'Neill , Nob.
McEvoy L. A. , North Platte , Neb.
Odendiihl Bros. , LoupCity , Neb.
Ovorlleld J. E. , Neligh , Neb.
Pothick Thos. M. , Silver Creek. Neb ,
Hobb.l. D. , McCook , Nob.
Stevens W. II. , Ogden , Utah.
Showers it Go. . Lin wood. Nob.
Stuart it Ferris , Cedar Blulls , Neb.
Shrvock W. B. . Louisville , Neb.
Sojkora E. J. , North Bend , Nob.
Stein it Co. , Lincoln , Neb.
Scull E. B. . Boulder , Col.
Thomas J. K. , Toknnmh , Nob.
Travis \ Samples , Holdrege , Neb.
Wells W. E. . Burwoll , Neb.
Woods HI. , Slromsbiirg , Nob.
Wood W. J. it Co. . Bulhilo Gap , Dak.
Wlialey , M. U. , Chirks , Nfb.
WolxGco. , Fremont. Nob.
Wilson C. W. , Mead , Nob.
Wolf it Glllon , Madison , Nob.
Young J. 1' . , Plattsmouth , Neb.
DistributingAgentsMax Meyer ACe . Omaha , Neb. ;
ho has been upending his lifetime.
Under a cloth stood his invention , bmall
yet perfect and capable of generating
enough heat to turn the shop room into
u regular Turkish bath. The inventor
uncovered the machine and explained
borne ot its workings , but the most im
portant parts are still secret , "tor
years , " he said , "I studied and experi
mented in vain. My llrst work was on
the rule that from the result the cause
could bo produced. Following this
theory I commenced on the electro-
thermic battery , reasoning thut if heat
generated the electricity , by working
backward heat could be made by elec
tricity.- For a long time I clung to this ,
but had finally to abandon it as practi
cally impossible. Various other the
ories were tried and many weary hours
spent in study when 1 bhould have been
resting from my day's work.
"Somo of my experiments produced
heat , but not in sulliciont quantities to
bo of any benefit. Finally I started oil
on another tack and began a new line
of reasoning. Heat is simply an accel
erated motion to the molecules of a body
which crowd out a larger space for them
selves in their fabler movements and
consequently caubo the expansion no
ticed in a boated object. This heat is
diffused by radiation , tliat is by impart
ing its motion to the adjpi.nng molo-
culos. This is the case either in a solid
body or In ttuld. Following up this
thoorv I began experimenting with elec
tricity as a moans for causing an in
creased motion to the molecules of n
body. The first thing necessary was to
form a substance on which the electricity
could act. Hero it is. "
An irregular shaped piece of composi
tion that looked like a lump of eoko &f
carbon was disclosed to view. Wires
were connected at opposite ends of it
and that was all. The Inventor pressed
a button and in aji instant the mass
gave forth n heat not dry like a furnnco
nor yet damp , but that pleasant warmth
felt on a spring day when the sun shines
brightly and fairly invigorates a person
after the cold days of winter. In the
further corners o'f the room the heat
evenly penetrated , and except when
quito close the sound could not bo no-
ticca. The Mass did not change color or
present any dilToront appearance when
the current was shut oil.
' The composition of that is the first
Bocrot , " said the electrician as ho broke
the current , ' 'and will bo bo us long as I
can keep it. As you can neo , it is prin
cipally carbon to conduct the electric
ity. By adding certain acids it can bo
molted and moulded in any form desira
ble ; in masses to put in grates , shaped
like radiators , flat and placed under
registers or whatever way wanted. I
call it by a now name , carbodium. But
here is the moat important part of the
wlmlo thing : the machinery whic
gives motion to the molecules and gen
erates heat in the carbodium. It con
sists of a device for making and break
ing a ftrong current of electricity as is
done in an electric door bell. This ,
however , is made on an entirely
dilleront plan , and cost mo two
years of study. As it is
hot patented yet , I don't wish
the principle to become known , but it
nets with inconceivable rapidity , in
fact , so fast that placed in a circuit with
electric lamps the light barely quivers.
The current iw intended to inss through
this and in jerks to the cnrbodium. On
that peculiar composition it has the ef
fect Ural of producing the small amount
of heat given oil by an electric light or
two wires when crossed. This is sufficient -
' ficiont to start the accelerated action of
the molecules , which is then taken up
by the electricity , coining in broken
! currents fabler than tno motion of the
molecules themselves , and boon causes
' an intenseheat. . From this simple outline -
line and the lest you sco my invon-
' lion is a success. It can bo attached to
! the same wires which run an electric
' light circuit , and does not require
Uoarly as much power as a single light.
Owing to the equal dilluston of the heat
one carbodium will warm half a dozen
rooms. The apparatus itself costs very
1 litllo. Of course , a severe shock would
bo received if Iho carbodium were
i touched , but with the care given a car
bon lamp no accident need result. I
ant engaged now in perfecting a now
kind of insulation which will not wear
oil'anu which is entirely dilToront from
the covoringri used for wires at present.
By dipping the metal in a peculiar kind
of solution permanent insulation is se
cured , which makes it impossible to re
ceive a shock even from the most power
ful dynamo. "
The inventor thinks his fortune is
made , and ho has fcecurod monicd menlo
lo back him , including a well-known
and wealthy electrician of thib city.
Globe-Democrat : Every ono who
knows a railroad engineer nnd baa
watched him about his engine knows tha
alTeollon and oven tenderness with
which ho handles it and hpeaks of It.
There is no pol like ono of Ihoso iron
dogs. It is tlio man's protector. It has
the t-pccd of his horoo , and more. It
has to his car , a voice a glad , welcom
ing voice. Ho likes iibuvo all the cry
of that engine , and its shout of dollanco
to Ills rival on the other road. "Jack
never tires of tolling what his ongina
did when she was going up "Rattle-
biiako Grade. " But wo find this affec
tion badly broken by the now rules of
"first in. first out. " The engines are
sent out in the order they came in , and
the engineer takes' whalovor ono falls
to his lot , So romance depart ? from the
exactions of bualuosj habits nnd routine ,
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