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AIIKN'T our democratic friendK a liltlo
promnturo in calling John , Governor
Govr.UNOuTHAYKK will presently bo
in Omaha to face his assailants , und we
pivdict that ho will he something more
than "a reminiscence" when he gets
through with them.
EVKUY member of the legislature
from Douglas county should bo pledged
to do away with the stiporlluous co t-
jnllls run by shysters who hold com
missions as justices of the peace.
O Omaha's example the
merchants of Nebraska City are build
ing a roadway across the river bottoms
to induce Iowa farmers to trade with
them. The advantages will be mutual.
PuisinKNTCiKVKtAM > has decided
not to make any campaign speeches.
That is not only commendable on the
part of the executive , but it shows how
Impossible it is for Dan Lament to speak
out of Mr. Cleveland's mouth.
NKIIIIASKA CITY seems to bo making
rapid strides this year in improvement
commercially , and is reaching out for
every advantage in sight. Chances are
good that the oldest city in the state
will yet be one of the greatest.
TIIK precinct assessor should not bo
overworked this time. Dishonest and
partial assessors have done incalculable
linrm lo the lax payers by imposing
burdens upon people who can least boar
them , and making ridiculously low ns-
Bossmonts for the wealthy property
owners and corporations.
OwiN'ci to the great coal strike now
in progress in England the price of coal
lias advanced two shillings per ton.
"With the prospects of dear bread and
dear coal , the outlook is decidedly se
rious for the English workingman. A
demonstration of the unemployed and
discontented in Trafalgar Square , such
ns took place this spring , may bo looked
for at any moment as the first mutterings -
ings of the storm.
TIIK grand conunaiidery Knights
Templar of Iowa , has openly rebelled
ngaiust the new ritual adopted by the
late triennial conclave , and will stand
l > y the old one. Their course is con-
Mdcred by the commandcrios of ncigh-
Imring slates as revolutionary , and the
Jown knights have boon denied fellow
ship. What the outcome will be cannot
lie foreseen , but the disruption will be
Switched with great interest by mem-
liers of the order throughout the
THE extent to which Dakota is attract
ing immigration may bo judged from
one item in the report of Governor
Church , which states that during the
past year two million and a half acres
lf public land wore purchased and en
tered for settlement. This is not
Mrange. Dakota is part of that great
bolt of wheat land which stretches from
Minnesota to Oregon and to which all
the oyca of the oppressed agricultur
ists of Europe are turned ns the one
region In the world whore certain pros
perity walls upon Industry and perse
verance. There is a tremendous future
for this group of states and terri
AMOKO other absurd inventions , the
German democratic daily of this citj
lias several times repeated the baseless
charge that W. J. Connell is responsible
for the provision of the charter which
places the appointment of the police
commission in the hands of the gov
ernor. This is not a very serious in
dictment oven if the charge wore true
except so far as it places Mr. Council in
the ( also position of refusing to trust
the people with the election of this
commission. Hut the charge is abso
lutely false. The charter as drawn bj
Mr. Council and adopted by the committee
teeof fifteen , provided for the appoint
ment of the commission by the mayor ,
71iis was stricken out at the instance o
] flio rowdy editors , ono of whom , Prank
Jl , Morriosoy , is now running for the
legislature on the democratic ticket.
U'hey , nnd not Council , had the appoint-
fnont of the police commission placed
4nto the hands of the governor , because
they confidently expected that Gov
ernor Thayer would allow the combine
lo diotato the commissioners. This is
jtuu truth of history.
Tim prffAL OA'SLV ,
The remaining two weeks of the na
tional campaign will undoubtedly bo a
icrlod of extraordinary political ac-
Ivlty in oveiy part of the country , and
especially so in the doubtful states.
J'hero Is reason to believe that the
democratic managers arc getting ready
to make a final onset of unparalleled
vigor and aggressiveness. Everywhere
.hey arc urging contributions from of-
Ice holders and are putting their re-
juoils in such a form that thosn who re
ceive them must see the expediency of
naking prompt and liberal response.
While the olllco holders are told lhat
they cannot bo compelled to contribute ,
they nro also informed that great
care will bo taken to preserve a record
of those who do contribute , so lhat their
service lo the party shall not be for
gotten. The Indications are that the
purpose of the democratic managers is
to amaus a large fund that will be dis-
ljursod with a most generous hand ,
where it is thought il can do the most
, 'ood , in the closing days of the canvas.
In other words , the plan appears to bo
Lo create an immense corruption fund
'or us-o especially in New York and In-
liana in buying votes and colonizing
voters. There is always a very con
siderable clement in the larger cities
of the former state whoso votes tire
Tor i-ale , and it is not lo bo
doubted that democratic money will bo
'rcoly used there this year in buying up
this element. As to Indiana the danger
is from colonization , but the republi
cans being forewarned should be able
to prevent this democratic expedient
from being carried on to a very serious
extent. The danger is also somewhat
reduced this year by the fact that the
laws of Indiana for punishing this form
of election fraud have been made very
strong and severe , and it is not proba
ble that so many Kentuekians as in
former years can be induced to go to the
aid of tlie Indiana democrats.
Wo do not believe , however ,
that any efforts the democratic
managers inny now make can
materially help their cause. Itis doubt
ful if even the appearance of Mr. Cleve
land on the stump , which is reported to
bo intended , would enable the party to
recover much of the ground it has lost.
The probabilities nro all against the
democracy carrying Indiana , and tlio
most trustworthy advices s > ay that Con
necticut , will go republican beyond a
peradvcnturo. Conceding to the repub
lican party all the states carried i'n 1881 ,
and nobody having an intelligent opin
ion seriously doubts that these stales
will bo republican this ycar-and only
Indiana and Connecticut will bo re
quired toelect Harrison and Morton. But
as the situation now looks the republi
cans have a much better chance of car
rying Now York than have the demo
crats , and while it is possible that some
thing may occur within the next two
vreeks to change this aspect it is more
reasonable to suppose that the repub
lican chance will continue to improve.
At any rate , there is before us two
weeks of as lively political work as this
country has ever known and it is to bo
expected that it will develop some in
teresting sensationa. To the men who
live largely by politics it will bo the
harvest season of the campaign.
The citizens of Montana are intor-
esled in the presidential campaign nom
inally to the extent of the election of a
delegate to the house of representa
tives , but in reality their future pros
pects are vitally concerned. The ques
tion of admission to the union as a stale ,
which is felt so keenly in Dakota and
Washington Territory , Is beginning to
warm the hearts of the people of Mon
tana also. And the democratic candi
date for delegate is taking advantage of
this newly aroused sentiment to tempt
Montana men in the true vein of n
Mcplnstopholes. Ho dare not address
his fellow citizens , who raise sheep , on
the Mills bill , for they are furious at
the prospect spread before them by that
most asinine of legislators. In Mon
tana there is little market for mutton ,
and the only inducement to raise sheep
is in the clip. As the wool must bo sent
a long distance to manufacturing points.
if free wool should become the law of
Ihe landtho sheep men of Montana
would simply be ruined. The cosl of
transportation would more than ollsot
the cheapness of raising. Neither does
Air. Clark dare to talk to his audience
about silver or lead , and the production
of thcso two metals is Montana's chief
industry. It is not necessary lo state
what has boon the policy of the admin
istration with regard to silver and lead ,
for it has been notoriously , infamously
adverse to the mining interests
of Colorado and Montana particularly.
Being forced to absolute silence on
these points Mr. Clark has wisely ad
dressed himself to the budding wish of
Montana to become a stale.
The burden of Mr. Clark's argument
acorns to bo that Montana's admission
would not bo opposed by congress or
vetoed by Mr. Cleveland in case of his
re-election , if by the election ot a demo
cratic delegate Montana gave some as
surance that she would be a democratic
state. Some of his hearers remarked
subsequently to the declaration of this
view that Montana would bo admitted in
any case If the republicans obtained the
control of the country , by reason of the
strong follow feeling among all the
wronged territories of the northwest ,
which would insure common treatment
for all of them. As this was felt lo bo
true , a friend of the democratic candi
date cnmo forward to urge that even in
that case there would bo a largo demo
cratic minority that would maito the
most desperate efforts to prevent the
admission of such n body of republican
states as would be furnished by Wash
ington Territory , Idaho , Montana and
perhaps two Dakotas. Suoh an acces
sion to the republican-ranks would give
the republicans unquestionable control
of the country. Therefore this gentle
man argued that Montana should go
democratic , because in that case the
territory would bo sure of both parties ,
of the republicans in any case , and ol
the democracy if Montana belonged to
The pcoplo of Montana may rest as
sured that the desperate efforts of a
Iwaten party arc formidable only to
themeolyaa. It is not uocossiry to re
fute such logic. But as' n specimen of
what can be said by a democrat heavily
linndicappcd by the nets of the admin-
atrntion , it also affords n brilliant ex-
imple of what may bo termed political
immorality. It is to be hoped that the
I > cop1o of Montana will vote for their
A-ooi , for their lead , for their silver.
If they do they will bo voting for the
material interests of their co.mtry. If
so voting they cast their ballots for
Tom Carter , the republican candidate ,
it will be because ho is on the side of
Montana wool , Montana lead and Alon-
Lann silver. And with regard to the
legitimate ambition of Montana to be
come u slate , the citizens can rely upon
the sympathy of those republican stales
that belong to the same great north
west , and are determined to do all that
can bo done for thorn , because they are
their natural allies and friends.
The democratic candidate for vice
president is particularly fond of repeat
ing the statement that thu gloomy pre
dictions of four years ago of what might
happen to the business of the country
in the event of democratic success have
not been verified. A number of times
he has told his audianccs that wherever
he wont in the last presidential cam
paign he heard it said that if Cleveland
were elected it would seriously menace
the national prosperity , ana then with
as much spirit as the veteran can com
mand , ho declares that those forebodings
have failed , and therefore that there
should bo no attention paid to the pres
ent predictions of harm to the business
of the country as the consequence of
continuing thu dumocratic administra
tion in power.
The obvious answer to Mr. Thurman'B
disingenuous plea is that the predic
tions ot four years ago have not boon
realized because the administration has
not been able to carry out its policy ex
cept to a very limited extent , and so
far as this has been done it has not
boon to the advantage of the business of
the country. We are still living under
laws enacted by republican administra
tions , so far as relates to the
financial and commercial affairs
of the country' The fiscal system
has not been changed , nor have the
laws which regulate the currency. All
things arc still as the republicans left
them , and the fact that matters have
irene along so smoothly , despite llio ef
forts of the administration to obstructer
or defeat the operation of these laws , is
the host possible testimony to the wis
dom of the party that enacted them and
to the desirability of restoring that
party to full control in the government.
But suppose Mr. Cleveland had boon
permitted to carry out his policy , can
anyone doubt lhat the result would liavo
boon damaging to the national
prosperity ? He would have stopped
the coinage of silver , which the
administration has been most
careful to keep down to the
minimum limit under the law. The ef
fect of the policy pursued regarding sil
ver has seriously injured the great sil
ver-mining industry , and could Mr.
Cleveland have had his way the ruin
of this industry would not have been the
least of the evils that must have re
sulted. The administration was favor
able to the Morrison tariff bill , which
all intelligent and candid democrats
now admit was a measure whoso success
would have been nearly ruinous to the
industries of the country. Everybody
of course understands that it is in favor
of the Mills bill , notwithstanding the
undeniable sectional discriminations of
that measure. So far as the ad
ministration dared to go in depart
ing from the republican treasury policy
there was injury done to the business
interests of the country , and a financial
exigency was produced so serious that
it was compelled to retreat from its
position. Had Mr. Manning remained
tit the head of the treasury , with his
complete subservience to the views and
demands of Wall street , it is extremely
probable that Mr. Thurman would not
now be able to congratulate his party
on the failure of the predictions of dis
aster to result from democratic ascend
ency in the government.
There is no glory for democracy in the
fact that the administration has not
seriously disturbed the currents of busi
ness or chocked the national prosperity.
The credit for the fortunate financial
and commercial condition of the country
Is duo to the wise republican laws which
the administration has been compelled
It is only a few months since the com
missioners of the bureau of emigration
discovered that the police authorities of
London were shipping to America their
pickpockets and burglars , providing
them with tickets for Chicago , whence
they could disseminate themselves over
the cities of the northwest. This was a
very line specimen of that quality ol
impudence known ns London assurance ,
but it has been surpassed by a recent
action of the Duke of Buckingham.
This descendant of the Villiers family ,
whom the qucon calls cousin , shipped
all llio pauper mon and women from his
vast estates to this country , providing
thorn with neither money nor tickets to
any western point , BO that they landed
completely doolituto. What makes this
mailer so outrageous is the fact that
those victims of ducal inhumanity pos
sessed rights of settlement and support
upon the counties whence they were exported -
ported , according to the old Anglo
Saxon unwritten law. These rights
were recognized when the present sys-
torn of treating paupers was introduced
into England , and it was
conceded that every person who
was indigent had a claim
for support upon the parish whore ho
was born. Dickens in Oliver Twist has
given the world some notion of the way
in which the poor lawsaroadministered ,
and the feeling in favor of n change of
system which began through him is
now intensified by the utter heartlessness -
ness of the land owners who shirk every
duly , and endeavor to fight every pecu
niary obligation. Owing to the frco
trade farce , agriculture is In such a
terrible condition in England that the
unemployed may bo counted by hun-
, drcds of thousands. The land owners
throw all thobui don o/maintaining those
( por&rns upon the lease holders , , who
Hive been seripu'sly crippled by Ameri
can competition In .nicwU and cereals.
When It is reme'tiiborcd that these same
and owners do not pay a single cent of
and tax , and that lliey are extremely
wealthy , and in many cases own tiny-
where from ton thousand to a million
acres , it becoims ! clear that the system
is untenable and cannot bo maintained
much longer. Such an action as that
| ) orpelralcd by the Duke of Buckingham
will loud to hasten the inevitable re
Tltr.itK is another old Omaha clti/en
in the person of George Fr'incis ' Train
who has not forgotten the pledges and
contracts made by the Union Pacific
railroad with Omaha. In his own
caustic style his poem of Sunday ar
raigns the Union Pacific for its "broach
of trust , " of which the management
stands convicted before the bar of pub
lic opinion. Itis indeed only too true ,
ns Mr. Train says , that "Hull times nro
again out of joint when corporations
rob great towns , and Omaha made a
way station with promised union depot
still half mast. "
"Push a press buttle ( through Tun Ben ) ,
When party rings ami pools connive ,
We of the old guard sllll nllvo
Hold records In our memory. "
Lincoln Ci\H. \
The peculiar atmospheric influence which
causes coal to evaporate in the dark is being
felt by many respectable people who leave
their coal bins unlocked.
I/ost In the Dirty Pool.
l'i > rttnnil Ortuuntiin.
That Innocent crew of assistant democrats
known us proliibitioniRls seem lo have been
lust at sou in the storm of politics. It is only
conspicuous now by Its absence.
Their Itrcml and Iluttcr.
A Harrison nnd Morton club has been
formed in Now York composed entirely of
hatters , who recently held n largo meeting
and had a parade. They have apparently
made up their minds Unit lull bets will bo
paid by republicans , and the club is probably
u business rather than a political enterprise.
They Are Slowly Octtlnu There.
IVon'a Tninncrfji' ' .
Tlio democracy are curlalnly improving.
The rebellion they raised iu this country in
1Sil-'G3 ( , according to Edward Atkinson , cost
the country f3OUOOiXOlX ) ) . The lust tliroo
nnd a half years of democracy cost us only
tJir , OOI,000 ) more than the same period of re
Split in Half.
Will the factional strife in New York City
luivo nn injurious effect on the democratic
national tlckt-tl Undoubtedly it will. Tlio
dcmo gtlc party throughout the state is dl-
vidcd'wto two great sections , the division
line beliif. , hi the particular situation in
which tlio party is now placed , an extension
of the line of cleavage between the parts into
which the party is split In Ihe slate's leading
city. These are Ihe Hill and Cleveland sec
C/ifcrton / HciaM.
The glut of bad wheat at Minneapolis
brings up a remembrance of the sticky bread
that was eaten in the winter of 18tV > - ( > < > . Hains
and frosts did for the wheat belt ot these
days what the August cold wave of 18S
seems to have done for Dakota. The bakers
of the cities will no doubt reap a harvest in
the purchase of wheat that could not bo
graded in any elevator. The nrospcct of
dearer bread is thus Joined to the probability
that the loaves will often bo unpalatable.
The stutt that is now spreading all over the
track yards of Minneapolis sells us low as 60
cents a bushel.
A Uriel' Summary.
Kanm City Journal.
Here is a brief summary of President
Cleveland's record on pension bills compared
with the record of three republican presi
dents who preceded him. It hardly bears
out the assertion that ho Is "tho old soldier's
friend : " "Private pension legislation , num
ber bills passed during the Forty-ninth congress -
gross , 9. ! ' , ) ; number bills during tUc first ses
sion of the Fiftieth congress , 751 ; number
bills vetoed by President Cleveland to date ,
COO , or otic veto to nearly eight bills , beiiift
ubout 12 per cent vetoed. Number bills ap
proved by Grant , Hayes and Arthur , 1,011 ;
number bills vetoed , eight , or ono veto to ' ( H
bills , being only one-half of 1 per cent , and
not one of the eight were vetoed on thoh
merits or questions of fuel , but in the Inter
est of the soldier. Jn addition to these
vetoed bills by President Cleveland twenty-
live other pension bills fulled to receive his
Martin Irons , who leu the reat railway
strike in the southwest two years ago , is
driving a mule team in St. Louis.
Hans von Hulow is writing a book on "The
Old and New WaKiiorians , " A more reason
able division would liuvo been into Sane
WaKncrluns and Insane Vulignerlans.
The Marquis < le Mores left Paris lasl week
for China , where he is said to have succeeded
in charming from the Celestials larger and
inoro substantial railway concesslous than
Mrs. John A. Logan has regained her old
cheerful spirit , and her quiet , common-sense
way of looking at the affairs of life. Her
health appeal's U ) bo completely restored , but
her gray hair has bccomo snow white.
Governor Luce , of Michigan , is said to bo
the tlrst governor of that state who has lived
within his salary. As his salary is but flOOJ
u year. Governor Luce has certainly demon
strated the right to be celled an economical
Marshal IJazalno's last hours were clouded
by absolute want. On ono occasion , shoitly
before bis death , bo wrote lo some rich
olllcors who had onot > been under bis com
mand : "It is your old general , u now
lU'lisurius , who holds out his hat. "
Dr. J. S. Hillings , of the United States
army , and president of the recent Medical
congress \Vu9hington , has received thu degree -
gree of LL.l ) . from the University of Edin
burgh. This is the second liont'.U . honor
has beun conferred upon an American.
I'rof. KercholT has been appointed to suc
ceed the late Futlter Sohloyer as the chief
propagator of Volnpuk as ; x universal lan-
BUIIITO. The professor has for some years
successfully conducted u suUool of commer
cial instruction , with Volapulc us the chief
Cardinal Newman has a younger brother ,
Prof. F.V. . Newman , who is at present en
gaged in the publication of a volume of rem
iniscences. I'rof. Newman , who Is about
eighty-three years old , lias been a volu
minous writer for the lust lifty years , and his
writings cover u wide range of subjects.
HTATK AND TKUKITtmY.
Potatoes bring 'JO cents u bushel at ICoarney.
There Is talk of starting a tunnorv at
Twoorthrco hundred men are wanted ut
Pluttsmoulh lo work on llio street grades.
Jefferson county's valuation is $2,723,4'JO ,
nn increase of "i pur cent over a year ugo.
A wlfo boater named Hans Jensen \vn
lined W5 and given thirty dnys In Jail at
The democrats of Butler and Scward coun
ties Iiavo nominated Kd P. Smith for the
Lou Meyers , the man who WAS reported
killed hi tlio mill oiploaiou near tllnlr re
cently , is still on top of tlio sod suU Is road-
in ? his. rtdtwary notices. In the papers with
eonslilerixblo plcdsurtjj tie und n eloo call.
The people of I'liitto c'oimty will Vote oti
the qUf.Mton nf purchasing * poor furin at thu
The people ofVo t Point nro wrestling
with the prostitute question with uo signs of
a satisfactory sotllcuieiit.
Onrpcntcrs und mnsotis nro In prent do-
innml in Hurt county , where many furnier.s
tire buildlug now roaUloncus.
The Scward county ropuhllcan convent Ion
Saturday nomimtteil Aditin Ucoil und Hunry
Hcckmaa for rcDrcsuntutlvcs.
The only puniMing den In Kuirbur.v hus
been broken up , the proprietor having been
arrested , found BUiltj and lined.
"Protection'1 Is Ihe war cry ol the boot
blacks ut Ainswortli , who are being "pos
tered to death" by the town kids.
Township orLMiil/.ution will bi one of the
nUfstloiiH to bo decided tit the polls In Madi
son county on funeral clerUon day.
A Ilurrlson vetorun nl Oukdnlo is cuttlu anew
now wet of tcH-th In plnceef the old ones ,
which wore extracted uiuny j'cur.s HRO.
.T. M. tlrover , who was shot near Viilpn-
ruiso lust week Monday by C. Willis , died
Saturday night. Willis is now in Jail ul
Another lucky well digger lives In Sheri
dan county. George Stewart is his name ,
and although ho foil thirty feet to the bottom
of the well , ho was only slightly hurt.
A vicious bull tried to gore the life out of
Hans Peterson , of Pluinview , the other dav ,
and would probably have succuedod but for
a big dog , which fastened its teeth in the
bovine's nose and thus aided Peterson to es
A Ouster county lad started to attend a
charivari Thursday evening and carried a
gun. While holding both hands over the
muzzle the weapon was accidentally dis
charged , shattering both bands and tearing
away the rim of Hie lad's hat. Ho will be u
cripple for life.
North Plutto claims to have furnished the
world with more champion shots than any
city In the west. Hulfulo Mill resides there
now , Dr. Carver was a resident for many
.yours , umt Johnnie Haker , who performed u
great shooting feat In Philadelphia recently ,
is ulso u North Plutte boy.
A workman on the street gang of graders
at Pluttsmoiith recently , found a Spanish
silver coin of the date of 17i > ( i , a little larger
and not quite so lio.wy as u silver dollar. H
is apparently made of purer silver than the
United States coins of to-day. It had evi
dently lam covered U | > a long time , ar I when
brightened up showed its lascriptioiis iiuito
plainly. One gentleman offered $ T > lor it , but
the man who found it preferred not to give
Wa-lCoo-Dc , an Omaha Indian , called on u
Dakota City doctor the other dav and made
the startling announcement that ho was
coughing up his bones. Hu brought two
small pieces of bono with him to prove his
assertion. After being closX'ly questioned ho
acknowledged ho had oaten u snalto a few
days previous to his trouble. The bones hud
lodged in his throat , causing a slight uleera-
tioa and were ejected bv a paroxysm of
A disastrous lire occurred nt Kearney early
Suturduy morning , entirely destroying the
Junction house , the oldest building in town.
The lire cuught from the explosion of u lamp.
Thomas Kane , a laborer who was stopping ut
the hotel , was suffocated , his body being
taken out after the lire was subd'ued. A
farmer named Honks und u little hey were
stopping there for the night. Honks hud
both his bunds and face badly burned. His
son hud his fuco burned. They escaped
by kicking out a window uud jumping to
the ground. Very little of the contents was
Wild turkey nro being shot in Ihe neighbor
hood of Hurlingtoii.
A Dubuque gardener hit a rival over the
head with n pri.se pumpkin and almost killed
Ida Grove has a ladies' Harrison club that
is brim full of enthusiasm. The ladles say
they will march in BbS and vote in 1U'J2.
The street sprinkler in Muscatino shuts oft
the water in front of all stores whose OCCH-
punts refuse to pay him for laying the dust.
A Tamil man who was out ufter duclts a
few days ago , was knocked out of his boat by
the recoilof Ids gun and was nearly drowned.
O. W. Weeks , formerly a policeman at
Clinton , has received mi appointment from
the upper Iowa conference to preach at Nor
Elijah Brown , an unfortunate clti/en of
Hurllnnton , who was nfllicted with St. Vitus
dance , was run over and killed by a freight
train in the outskirts of that city.
In ISlW Mr. J. C. Hlakoway , of Union town
ship , planted an npple tree of the variety
called the "Harrison. " says the Hurlingtoii
Huwk-Kyo. At that time ho had no thought
of Tipix.'canop.'s grandson , but this year he is
astonished at thu prodigious npnles the Harrison
risen tree is yielding. Ho brought m some
specimens for tlio Huwk-Eyo. one of which
weighs ono pound and six und n half ounces.
Is it not a little significant , in recalling the
"hard cider" campulcn of 1840 , to llnd the
"Harrison" apple in 1SS3 taking the lead of
all others ? Kven the apple orchards of Iowa
are for Harrison , Morton and protection.
The Great Northwest.
Pasadena , Cal. , has now five lines of street
cars covering nn extcnl of thirty miles.
Two Mexicans quarreled at Verdu.-jo , Los
Angeles county , California , nnd one killed
Mr. Moody , the evangelist , will spend ton
days In Oakland after his month in San Francisco -
cisco has been spent.
The trump supposed to have boon killed by
Slocum ut Suntu Fo Springs , Los Angeles
county , California , committed suicide.
Two young girls ran away from Grceley ,
Cala. , the other day accompanied , it is said ,
by a dissolute darkey. The sheriff of Weld
county is after them.
The three hundred and
versary of the discovery of America by
Christopher Columbus was celebrated by
Italian residents in San Francisco.
The city scavenger of Los Angeles is in
danger ho has been caught in thu net of
fattening nogs for the market , on thu car
casses of dead and glundercd horses. The
citizens are planning summary vcngcancu
A family living at nultc Creek , Ore. , arc
possessed of the idea that the devil Is after
them , and lately have taken to hunting his
satnnio majesty with shotguns. Their neigh
bors object , several of them having been IIred
upon in mlstuUo for Old Nick.
During the performance of Sells' circus in
San Diego , Cal. , the youngest son of Captain
Hogardus , while giving an exhibition of his
skill us a marksman , madu a "miss lick" and
the ball passed through the leg of Miles
Silverthoni , ono of the audience.
Governor Moonlight , of Wyoming , went
hunting some days ago with a friend , nnd
each took opposite batiks of the stream. His
companion raised n tloek of ducks nnd let My
both barrels. The governor , who was in
dulging in ayawn at llio time , received one
of the shots in his mouth , and hereafter will
doubtless hire a substitute ) to do his hunting
In San Francisco n day or two ago Mrs. J.
J. Whitney , the spiritualistic medium , in
augurated a new ceremony , the spiritual
christening of a child. A little child was
brought to her robed in whlto. The medium
bold the little ono in her arms , and taking a
white rose from a largo basket of llower.s in
the center of the stage1 , placed it hi the
child's right hand , saying ; "As white is
emblematic of purity , so we would have
every act of his life. As the red not only
typillcs strength , but that iilvincst of all hu
man attributes , love , so the spirit guides
will 1111 his heart with love for all humanity. "
A red rose was then handed the child. A
violet was next handed to him , with tlio
words : "As the blue symbolizes truth , .so
would wo have this child make It the corner
stone of nil his work in llfo. Wo will give
him for his worldly name , Whitney Clyde
Hoodier : for his spiritual name Truth , uud
r.ow may the great spirit oveishudow him
and guldo him and lead him in all truth , and
our prayer is that good spirits may altcnd
him nnd bo ever near to keep and direct him
aright. May ho llnd new Joy and now light
in all his undertakings , and bo ever ready to
do the bidding of his guides.Vu usk the
epint to baptize this ono afresh from the
fountain of eternal truth , that ho may KO
from place to place with lib heart tilled with
love for all humanity. Amen. "
Ho is thu bent gentleman who is the
BOH of his own doborts. The application
of this will bo discovered in the appli
cation of WiirnorV Log Cabin Extract ,
for external or internal hurts. It will
quickly make known iU .011
Two Bizcs , 50c and $1.
LINCOLN'S BOARD OF TRADE ,
Arriuigomonls Oomplotod For the
Construction of rv Homo.
SUNDAY GUESTS AT THE CAPITAL
Two Damage Suit * Knlcrcil Aunltmt
HID CIly-I'dliu.s on die Political
Situation General nnd
LINCOLN Hruiu' : OF TIII : OMAHA nun , )
ULM 1' Srmir : : , I
Useot.v. Oct. 21. I
A.s stated by TIM : UKK this morning ,
thu proportion of tlio Mutual Uos-orvo
Kund Ufo association.of New York , to
erect ii home for tin- hoard of trade , in
this city , commensurate with every
need , has been accepted. The proposi
tion was taken under advisement by the
board of trade over three months ago ,
and im a result a building1 association
has been ortrani/.od under the laws of
the stale , made up of many of the lead-
iiitf business men and caiiitalists of the
city , and the articles of incorporation
were tiled at llio recorder's olHce and
with the secretary of slate at a late hour
yesterday evening. The ollleers of the
company are as follows : 1'atrick KHUII ,
pre.-iilent ; M. 1 , . Trester , vice presi
dent ; G. M. LaniborUon. becrctarv ; O.
JI. ImholV , treaMirer ; Albert \Vatluns ,
auditor ; 1'atricU Kuan. U. M. Lambrrt-
wn. J. .1. ImholT. M. L. Tresler and A.
K. Harsreaves. board of director * . It
is certainly a great duul for the future
of Ihe city.
It is understood that preparations for
the erection of thu building will be com
menced til oncf , and that it will be fin
ished \\ithin two years. Thu city and
county are directly inteiested in Hasan
enterprise- . The articles of incorpora
tion provide that so much of the second
story of the building as may be neces
sary for the use of tlio board of trade ,
shall be set apart free of rent , when the
building is completed , to so continue
until 1001) ) .
The remainder of the building1 by
reason of the prestige derived from its
ououpaney by the board of trade , it is
believed will rent for as much as the
entire building would yield without the
advantage which the presence ot the
board of trade will afford , and for the
additional reason that the stockholder *
desiring olliccs and Mores will liavo a
personal interest in its occupancy ,
thereby making it a productive and pop
ular building ,
LINCOLN'S SUNDAY OIT.STS.
At the Capital .1. I ) . Johnson , New
York ; L. Hlock , Cincinnati ; Charles
Mehew , Philadelphia ; W. A. Endalv ,
Cincinnati ; \ \ ' . L. Dawson and Walt
M. Seeloy , licnnett ; J. K. Dean , Chicago ;
Charles Townscnd. Louisville , ICy. ; Dr.
1'ickett and wife , Mitchell. Dak. ; Lieu
tenant Frank Grillith , Denver ; A.
Woodrulf , Columbus , O. ; F. S. Kishor ,
Alma ; Mrs. Oeorgo Itced , New York ;
George Knight , l-'remont ; G. If. Ilan-
ley , Chicago ; M. ,1. Shelby ' , Beatrice ;
T. .1. Pigan , St. Louis' ; JSrad D.
Slaughter. Fullerton ; C. N. Cariienter ,
York ; K. .1. MeValn , Omaha ; ! ' . Linden -
don , Glen Chase , K. Sawyer. George
Lawrence , Hlla Mason , Carry Andrews ,
Edna liarlie and Hattie Neville , Chicago
cage ; O. V. Kingston. Springfield ; G.
II. White. Boston ; J. Witty , Chicago ;
l < \ Fowler and wife , Omaha ; J. IJam-
barger , Chicago ; S. Tonsig , Omaha , K.
G. Hambarger , Chicago ; .1. Onfeller , M.
Ilclman and wife , J. Firth , A. Klein , A.
Brandols , W. I'riseman , J , Brown , A.
Martin nnd son , E. Weaver and wife ,
W. Robinson. Lipphsig ; S. Cohan , J.
Burgton and II. Spigle , Omaha.
At the Windsor D. II. Kirkpatrick
and son , Chicago ; C. C. Bausford , St.
Joseph ; Henry B. Thompson and wife ,
Chicago ; E. A. Becker. Omaha ; E. W.
Burdick , Chicago ; T. Robertson , Port
land , Ore. ; Fullon McMahon ; W. W.
Brown , Chicago ; J. M. Burdock , New
York ; W. A. Ballard , Chicago ; J. A.
Hamilton. St. Louis ; George Montgom
ery and wife , Chicago : K. A. Trimble ,
New York ; R. B. Achneider , Froinont ;
II. B. Goldsmith , Omaha ; F. O. Ed
wards , Chicago ; J. W. Saunders , St.
Louis ; S. G. Staples , Chicago ; R. K.
Cooper , St. Joe ; R. HughartChieagoR. ;
C. Mixtcr , St. Louis ; E. Kat/ , Chicago ;
C. A. Whymati , Norfolk ; Felix Rotli-
childs , Chicago ; J. M. Robinson , Bos
ton ; II. C. Coke , Dallas , Tex. ; Charles
F. Clarke , Chicago ; J. P. Lillls , An-
soria ; II. C. Rountrce , DCS Moines ; J.
C. L. Dow , Chicago ; Q. R. Darnell , W.
Falls , Tex. ; W. P. McCrary , Hastings ;
J. Wyman , Wyinore. ; Ben O'Neil.Strat-
tonV. ; . II. Anderson , Boston ; Phil J.
Mackoy , Muscatiiio ; T. J. Harrow ,
Chicago ; W. D. Burke , Muscatiiio ; J.
Cole , Chicago ; C. W. Sargent , Non-
York ; J. W. Riley , Chicago ; W. W.
Belvin nnd wife , San Francisco ;
P. W. McKeppen , Galena , 111. ; G. G.
\Vernanis Grand Island ; W. W. Mar
tin , Chicago ; Gcorgo W. Powers ,
Beatrice ; W. E. Riter , Aurora ; E. D.
Dorr , Kansas City ; D , J. Cullimaer ,
Waverly. la. ; D. E. Fredericks , Chicago
cage ; 'A. Lagrangn , Philadelphia ; G. M.
Gates , Chicago ; J. ft. Motzor , Chicago ;
J. J. Smith , Omaha ; A. A. Dunckol ,
Chicago ; Charles Howard , Chicago ; N.
N. Lcohur , Akron , O. ; Arch
L. Meyer. Omaha ; John J.
McErlain , South Bend , Ind. ;
J. H. Smith , Chicago ; D. HolTinan. St.
Louis ; J. L. Reed , Wahoo ; A. T. Nidi-
ols , Manhattan. Kan. ; D. P. Kenagg ,
St. Louis ; G. R. Willis , Topeka ; G. E.
Ilaishborger , Chicago ; II. F. Clark ,
Beatrice ; George Deyotto , Atchison ;
W. J. Haskct , Pcoria ; F. Gaines , Kan
sas City ; E. L. Camp , Cedar Uapids ; M.
Leahcy , Nebraska City : J. P. Shondan ,
Euu Clair , Wis. ; A. S. Buonoy , Koston ;
L , Near , Kansas City ; J. A. Baird ,
Brownsville ; Randolph Meyer , Kan
sas City ; Cieorge Sanford , Hastings ;
C. II. McDulT , Philadelphia : J. D. Far-
quhcr , Louiavillo ; T. E. Shatter , St.
Louis ; R. F. Kubbs , St. Lonih ; T. A.
Bolts , Albion ; T. A. Baker. ahnrilT ,
North Plutte ; W. Ilowckiro , Beatrice ;
H. W. Stone , Clvcago ; E. R. Talbott ,
Boston ; D. F. Raller. Chicago ; F. W.
Gentry , Cleveland ; E. W. McCullongh ,
Chicago ; J. E. Piorco. Boston ; Jack F.
Garratt , Omaha ; H. Halm , Louisville.
SUING Tin : CITY.
Major Kloutbt'h commenced suit
against the city yesterday for $1,000 on
account of the damage ho sustained by
reason of the change of grade fronting
his business block on thu corner of N
and Eleventh streets. The building was
built to the line of the former grade ,
and in the change his ground lloor In
sunk two foot below the eurblng. A
nhort time since the city council ollcrcd
him him &XU ) as a compromise but re
considered it bhorlly after , hence the
suit with plausible nurfuee reasons for
judgment and cojt-s. Tlio suit was com-
mencyd in the cour.ty court yesterday
P. J. Wahlenburg also entered a suit
for damages in tlio sum of IDO.&Oagainat
the city dads. His petition relates that
his goods to the amount of ftlW.U ) wore
damaged by the oily failing to properly
druin the lots on South Ninth street ,
between F and G , and as a result his
collar 1ms been llllod with water , and
his family contracted malarial diseases
damaging him $300 more. A judgment
is therefore askoil for $1K ! ) . . ! > 0.
"Cuinlng county , " said J. L. Culdwell
to Tine Uuu man , "is ubout the only
county In the -slrito where I have been
that the democrats ncotn to bp pitrtlcu-
larly allvo. Tlioy nro rustling in ami
about West Point. Hut in .John 1) . No-
ligh thu reinibllcnns have a splendid
man and ho will give the ( loinocratiu
majority a close call , if ho doesn't ' got
ihoro. It' * just a question of majority
on the whole stale nnd legislative
ticket. I bcllovo that the republican
party will tnoro than sustain itself in
Nebraska. McShano is culling no
special figure outside of Dougla-t
"I a'm more than pica sod with the out
look in Lancaster county , " remarks J
C , McBrldc , "and if there is anything
in appearances the whole ticket n ill
get there. I am conlldont of election it
the house. 1 can't see particular dN-
alTivtion anywhere. The issue wa ?
clearly dellned at the county conven
tion , and 1 will do my level best to HOU
that the principles thorn espoused nru
carried out. My conferees nro the
right kind of men , nnd the county can
reasonably hope for legislation that will
do the people some good. Cheerful now.i
keeps coming In from all parti of thu
state and nation , nnd it certainly moans
republican triumph. "
run H'NAI iiiirni oilmen.
A benevolent secret association Known
in Jewish circles as the B'nai Brith
order , was organized to-dav at the
Knights of Pythias hall. The ordei
starts with a membership of thirty ,
and is composed of many of the leading
Jews of the Capital city. The grand
president of the order , of Chicago , in-
blitutcd the lodge. Between twenty
and thirty of the Omaha mcmi > or hiji
of the order came down on the II ) : 1.1 a
in. passenger. _ over tlio Burlington
route , nnd assisted in its institution.
The organization session commenced at
1 ] o'clock this afternoon. The names of
the Omaha party will bo found among
the guests of the Capital hotel to-day.
It is understood that the parly will
tarry here lo-night and return home to
t'ITSHWS ANIt NOTKS.
The firstsnow of the season fell to-day ,
but the Hakes molted almost as fast as
they reached molhor earth. But the
reminder , winter is at hand , was none
the loss apparent.
Hon. Patrick Kgan leaves to-morrow
for New York \o participate In the cam
paign in that stale. On next Thursday
ho will speak with Blaine on Madison
square. He goes at the solicitation of
the national republican committee.
Ilirshon E. Smith nnd Miss Alice C.
Gu.stin were married last evening at the
residence of the bride's sister. Mrs. J.
C. Harphain , by Rev , O. A. Williams.
The groom is connected with the Doit/
lumber yards and the bride is a sister
of the Gustin brothers in this city.
Attorney General Loose will present
his reasons to the supreme court on
next Wednesday why ho does not think
the "Q" is properly incorporated under
the laws of Ihe stale. Ho will take the
broad position that all cases originating
under our state laws should be tried by
the courts of the htale.
Hon. M. C. Quinn , of Peoria , 111. , will
talk politics to the citizens of Lincoln
to-morrow night at the Metropolitan
rink. Every citi/.en of the city ought
to hear this gifted Irish-American era
tor. He will preach the gospel of pure
Rev. Charles Newnan , pastor of the
First Christian church , left for Eureka ,
111. , to-day , where ho will attend a na
tional convention of his church people.
The Irtiw lrlco of Cm tic.
Cattlemen who complain of the low
prices received for their cattle in the
Chicago market have themselves to
blame for it in a largo degree. The
price of calllo in Chicago ranges from
$ . 'J" > per hundred lo $0.00.
The highest priced beeves are doubt
less stall-fed , while those that bring a
low price have boon driven off the
range to the market. The former are
fat and In good condition , whereas the
latter are far loss marketable.
The business of running catllo on the
range is about at an end , and thesoonor
the cattlemen recognize this the botlor
it will bo for them. In the mountains
there will doubtless always bo a good
summer range , but oven in the moun
tains it will l > e necessary to adopt some
system of winter feeding. On the plains
tlio farmers are taking up the land , and
before an invasion of this sort the calllo
liavo lo give way.
The owners of herds that are kept
upon the range , whether on the plains
or in the mountains , ought at thu first
round-up lo cut out all the cattle they
intend to market during that year anil
turn Ihem into irrigated pastures. Of
course it would require n great deal of
land to maintain a very largo number of
cattle in this way , but it should bo re
membered that the day of largo herds
has gone by. It is time that the cattle
wore being divided up among a largo
number of owners.
If this were done it would bo possible
to market cattle in excellent condition
In the early part of thefall. These ani
mals would' bring the highest price of
grass beeves. In order to got the host
price in the market , and especially if il
be in the winter and spring , stall feeding -
ing is necessary.
There is no use in trying to persuade
oneself that cattle need no/coil and no
shelter in Colorado. The winter ? aru
not as severe here as they are in sonic
of llio other btatcs , but still they are too
cold to justify the attempt to niako
money by turning cattle out upon thu
bleak plains in the hope that in somii
way or other they will go through thu
winter all right.
To Advertise Nohrnxkn.
SiDN'HY , Neb. , Oct. H. To the Editor
of Tins UKK ; There is a word or two I
would like to add. I am traveling u
Nebraska particularly to sound public
feeling in the interest of a'lfltalo board
of Immigration" for Nebraska. While
the western portion of the state it ) in
need of such an organization the whole
slate would be greatly bonelilted by sucli
an organization. The justly proud record
ord wh ich Nebraska has made in the
world of agrieulluro should bo made
known everywhere. ltd advantages
and resources should bo advertised
Oregon and Utah have state societies
winch advcrtibo their Hueee * > s , and Ne
braska should do the same. A stnto
board of immigration would add im-
inuniicty to the population of the state
in even one year's work , and the farm
ers would rflcognizo and work for such
an organi/ntian. The real estuUi men
are n unit for it , I believe , and If they
are not the pioneers who develop and
encourage immigration I would like to
know who is.
In my humble opinion I know of no
catuo into which TllK JlKi : could outer
and bo bettor assured of great general
support nnd recognition as the subject
of state immigration.
Please say a word or two in its favor
and please a large constituency in woAt >
orn and northern Nebraska where
thousands of acres of line tllliblo free
? ovornmcnt lands await the Incoming ol
.ho true fanner and settler to develop
.to true , natural and wonderful re
source * . . W. F. P.
'J'ho most ofllcncious htimulant to ox-
cit < ) the appotltu is Angostura Milters ,
.lio genuine of Dr. J. G. U. Slofort A
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