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OlVtAHA DAILY BEE : WEDNESDAY. NOYEMBEK 28. ' 18S&
THE DAILY BEE.
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IIDII.DIMI.VA5IIISIITO.V OlUCI. , N'O.
Allrommnnlrntinns n-latttii ; toncn'snnd tdl-
torlnl mutter should be luhlioxed lu the lluiruii
llbiiHlness nrwNwsMnTRiw. Ictti-r * and rcmlttanrc" fhonld bo
icsseil to Tiifc Urn I'l IIMSHIMI < ' ( ) Mi'Xvv.
OMAii.V. DraftH. chocks nnd poMoltico orders to
bemadf payable to the outer of the company.
Tie Bcc PoWIslilofcipany , Proprlctori
K. HOSKWA'J'KU. Kailor.
THi : ll.VlliY IIKK.
Sxxorn Stalcmciiiol Olrciilatlon.
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llKhtntr Coniininv , docs solemnly HX car Hint the
nctmit circulation of'liiK Dxu.v tin : for the
xxeok ending Noxinnbvr ! i1. IKSS. was"us follovrs :
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pri'wncc tills 2ltli ilavof .Soxemlxr A. I ) . IWi
fien.1 N . ' ! ' . J'KI L , . Notary 1'ubltc.
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j'ulihsliliiK eimiiuny ) , that tins actual iivcriiL'u
dully cli dilution of Tin ; lun.r IHH ; ( or th
month of Noxuiubi.1 , Wi , XMIH 1 , . ' ( ! copies : for
l > cii > iiib r , 1SS7. r.Olt < oplon ; for January. lss
, pies ; for IVbmary , Ute" , 1B.WU copies ;
for Mnrcli , ISsH , in.ftsa copies ; for April , isss
1H.744 copli'Hi for Jlav. Ift H , 17,181 1'oplos ; for
.Mine. IMS , nvjri roplesj for July. Itss. is.un
ooplortj for AiiHUtt , ISM , Ic.lSJ cnpfua : forbep-
teinbor , ISN * , Ii , l5l eopluH : for October , issx. wuij
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Swointo tjpfnro mo and mib-i-rllicd In my
pichence this 7th day of Novcralior , IS'tf.
N. T. I'Ktr , Notnrx'l'iitillc.
AViiAT is the signilicaiico of the iu-
innruit railroad trust composed of Gouhl ,
lluiilington nnd Adiims ?
AKTKK the tlcniocrats hnvo hold their
primnr-ies , it xvill bo proper to i/o uj >
tlio vtirioua cnndidiitcs on both tickets ,
nnd knock out the black .sheep on the
GovKiiNcm THAYKR has paid his
compliments to border rulllan HasuulL
in nu intorvioxv jiublislicd clsoxvlioro _ .
Tim Kovoriiot * haw formed n very correct
idea of the man xvith the iron jaxv.
WITH the Molly Muguirct * reorgan
ized in Ponnsylvnnln. and the kukluk
nR-ain currying on their antics in the
south , there ia evidence that lawlessness
though crushed to earth xvill faoiuotimes
GOVKUNUK TilAYKit doservea credit
for the nerve ho displayed in refusing
to endorse John M. Thurston , the most
notorious of railroad lobbyists and cor-
runtioni.sts of legislatures , for a place in
the next cabinet.
WIIKN a , man like Manville can
Btiunndcf hundredti of dollars on saloon
loafers and bummcrj to got himself re-
nominated for the council , it is mani
fest that ho intends to re-coup himself
at the public expense.
Tun terrible wreck reported from
Colorado , where tivo trains tried to
pass eaolf other on the same track , is
probably another instance xvlioro an underpaid
! derpaid or ovorxvorked train dispatcher
xvill be obliged to shoulder the bluino.
.TUDOK DUNDY'S charge to the grand
jury upon alleged election frauds in
BougliiH county may cause a slight
bree/.o in certain quarters. Men xvho
voted early and often in obedience to
their masters , will keep shady for a
xvhilo nt least.
Tlir. nomination of cattr paxve and
xvculc men for the council by no means
insures election. When the citizens of
Omaha xvill step up to the polls on Je-
i soinbor 8 they xvill cast their ballots for
the boot man , irrespective of partioa ,
and that often means un independent
IF TIIK nominations ut the primary
elections of the two parties are cup-
lured by ringstors , boodlers and roust
abouts , the only remedy tax-paying
citizens xvill have is to induce llrsl-class
men to alloxv themselves to bo voted for
rcgardlt'tiij of party. The boodlors
should bo mndo to go.
MMNTION has frequently been made
of the gall of a Chicago drummer , but
nothing can exceed .tho gall of a rabid ,
cantankerous democrat standing up iuu
republican primary aim challengincr
Homo of these prebont on the ground
that they xvoro not republicans. There
is but one xx'ay to deal xvith nuch a man
hit him xvith a muul.
TIIK pathetic stories of tlio eviction of
the unfortunate settlers from the DCS
Moines river land company's lands ctxn
not bo road xvithout stirring one's sym
pathies for the evicted people. The supreme
premo court undoubtedly decided the
question of the legal title to thu land as
in its judgment seemed right. For all
that many an innocent bottler has been
made a hoinolcbs xx'anderor.
TlKNKY GKOUOK'O theory of a binglo
land tax has found supporters in Da
kota xvho xvill try to incoruorato the
idea in the constitution of the prospective -
ivo stale. Dakota may bo ambitious to
solve all the perplexing problems of
government nnd taxation , but the
young fatato xvill find that noxv-fangled
ideas are not always practicable.
Tins probable bcccssion of demo
cratic members of the Grand Army of
the Republic in eight states , und tlio
formation of u nexv order , must sur
prise ox-cry ono. As u rule after a
presidential election is over there is
an end of till fooling , but this mox'o-
incnt is an exception , The defeat of
G rover Cleveland rankles in the breasts
of those eccodors , and they can no
iongnr grasp in friendship the hands
of comrades xvho voted and xvorlcod for
ITarrison. This is u sorry exhibition ,
nnd it Is all the sorrier because General
rainier , of Illinois , is ono of the socod-
1 C1IAXCK OF COMl'ltOMISti.
The opinion obtains in Washington
tlint n coiiipromlso tariff bill may be
arranged that xvill pay * the present con-
gross. Lending democrats arc reported
to have hinted that in his annual message -
sago Mr. Cleveland , xvliilo not abandon
ing any of the views of his last message ,
xvill recommend that the majority of
the house co-oporalo with the republi
cans of the senate in the matter of cut
ting doxvn the surplus receipts of the
government , and it is by no means in
credible that the president may taUo
this position. It xvould give not.tblo
omphnsis to his vicxv that it is
"a condition that confronts us ,
not a theory , ' ' Nor is it unlikely that
buch counbcl xvould bexvithout Inlluence
u ilh at least the coiif-ervulivo members
of the house majority. A coiifproni'o of
republicans is expected to be hold in
Washington the latlor part of the pres
ent xveck lo consider the tariff problem ,
Ihc prime purpose being to consider the
possibility of pushing the senate bill
through both housec. 11 is hoped that
with a fexv changes it may bo made ac
ceptable loa hiillldent number of dcnno-
e-rati in the house to teotire its I.T-- )
tsago. This course is generally be
lieved among republicans to be
preferable to a delay of fifteen months ,
xvlion the discussion xvould have
to "begin anexv in the next con
gress , and if this reasonable view can
bo impressed on a portion of the demo-
cm to not much dillluulty xvill bo ex
perienced in arranging a compromise
bill. It is not to be expected , of courses ,
thai Mills , IJrcckinridge and Iho other
radicals xvill listen to any proposition
for concessions , but there nro members
of the majority who it is thought will
be moro reasonable. Senator .Allison ,
in an intcrviexv regarding the outlook
for tarill , expressed himself somewhat
hopefully that a minority of democrats
in the house might be induced to favor
the senate bill xvith some modifications ,
though ho was not sanguine of
any practical result. In order
to get the question before the
house the consent of the speaker and a
majority of the xvays and means com
mittee would be necessary.
A compromise ought to bo practica
ble. The txx'o brauchos of congress are
nearly agreed na to tlio main items of
reduction. Tlio xvidest difference is on
the sugar taxesxvhich the sonalo would
reduce about txvcnty-nino millions and
the house ton millions. The country
xvould doubtless bo satisfied if the
amount of reduction xvero made txvonty
millions. The measures ot both houses
propose to take about twenty-five mil
lions from the tobacco taxes. The free
list of the senate bill xvould require to
bo somexvhat increased , as it pro
vides for a. reduction of only
six millions against twenty millions in
the house bill , and it ought not to bo
diillcult to agree upon a free list that
xvould gix'o a reduction of say ten
millions. This xvould nniko a cut in the
rox'cnues of Hfty-fivo millions , to xvhich
add seven millions by taking the tax
from alcohol used in the arts , and there
would bo a total reduction of sixty-two
million dollars , xvhich is doubtless as
far as it is expedient to go at present.
All republican opinion of any xvoight
oxprofsod since the olnction has been
favorable to revenue reduction , and if
the democrats in the house are not in
tractable it may be effected at the com
ing session. A short time xvill develop
what their disposition is.
A WEAK SPOT.
The most successful device by which
railroads ovnde the restrictions of the
interstate commerce law is freight class
ification. It is an easy matter to bill
merchandise under different classifica
tions , so that the friends of the road , ns
the favorites arc called , can groxv rich ,
xvhilo those xvho are outside of the
magic circle are groaning under bur
densome tolls. If 'tho mys
teries of railroad bookkeeping
and freight billing xvero mudo public
the true inwurdno&i of the attachment
that exists botxveon certain shippers
and the manager * of the road xvould bo
found in the peculiar methods of classi
fication. If there are to bo any amend
ments tu the intor-stato commerce act
in the coming congress the friends of
railxvay regulation should by all means
see to it that uniform freight classifica
tion shall bo enforced on all roads.
LOOK AT ItESULTS W OMAHA.
A foxv days ago the folloxving para
graph , xvhioh first nppoarqd in the St.
Louis Gltfa-JJsmocmt , was reproduced
by TJIU Bun :
The prohibitionists xvill bo powerless in
future political contests to do harm to nny- _
tiling except to the teinper.inco cause.
For reprinting this paragraph a leadIng -
Ing loxva prohibitionist takes TIIK 13KK
severely to task , and sends us xvith his
letter a pastor-label xvith largo , xvhilo
lettering on u black background , on
xvhich is inscribed :
High License a Failure. Look at Chicago.
License fee in 183' ! , 831 ; In 1837 , WOJ ; in
IbW. : i,7.VJ saloons ; barroh beer sold , 872,348 ;
arrests , ilJ.blX ) , In 1637 , saloons , U/J11 ; bur-
rols boor sold , 1,07-1,110 , ; arrests , 40,505.
LOOIC AT KESULTS IN OMAHA , Kan
sas City , Minneapolis and other cities xvhoro
the experiment has been fully tried.
Wo do not propose to make an analy
sis of the results , at Chicago. Wo do
not , however , concede that the figures
ijix'on as to the relative liquor tratllo in
Jhlcago in 188:2 : and 1887 show high
.icenso . to have been a failure. Chicago
lias added moro than thirty per cent to
lior population within the flvo years
cited , xvhiclrut low license xvould have
given her four thousand oighl hundred
and eighty-four saloons in 1SS7 , inslend
of Ihroo thousand nine hundred nnd
forty-four , or nine hundred more than
she had in 18S7 , And yet it is deceptive
to quote 1887 for Chicago xvhon loxv
license had just been repealed and hun
dreds of saloons xvoro kept up that xvoro
closed Inter on. Nor is the quantlly
of beer sold in Chicago any cri
terion xvhntovor , because Iho sales
of her broxvorios represent her hales to
lumdrods of towns and cities in Illinois ,
Indiana and even prohibition Iowa.
But look at results in Omaha. In
1881 , xvhcu the license was raised from
ono hundred to 0110 thousand dollars a
year , Omaha xvith a population of thirty
; houeand six hundred maintained one
lundrod nnd. iixty-txvo rolall liquor
shops. In 1683 , xvith a population of
orc'r ono hundred thousand , wo have
about txvo hundred and fifteen retail
liquor dealers. In other xvords , under
low lieonso , Oinahn , xxMth her present
population , should have had not le s
than lix'o hundred nnd twcnty-
11 vo Haloons , or more than
dtioublo the number HIO ! really
has under high license. Whore in 18S1
Omaha had eleven saloons for every
txvo thousand of her population the
noxv has less than five saloons.
This is the result in Omaha , and the
xvholcsome effect high license has had
toward decreasing tlio evil of the liquor
Iraflic cannot bo gainsaid. To quote
Omaha in proof that high license is a
failure in the face of the known fact
thai Omaha is as orderly nnd lemporato
as any city of equal population on the
continent , is utterly indefensible.
MATH : A MKM ov rr.
The extensive public improve in outs
which have boon undertaken in Soutli
Omaha since tlio deluded citizens of
that corporation voted to plaster Ihc
town xvilh mortgages hiix-o resulted in
contractor * . ' combines and city council
rings. This xvas by no means tifiex-
peeled by disinterested observers lilfo
TIIK BKK. In the first place the
schemes ot public improvement .xvoro
not half matured , With a notoriously
incompetent engineer , and inexperi
enced couiicilmcn , nothing bet
ter could have been expected
Ihan bungling and jobbery. There
xvas no necessity whatever of loading
doxvn the properly oxvncrs of South
Omaha xvith the cost of viaducts xvhich
should hnx'o been built by the railroads
for their own protection and Hint of the
public. That item alone iiix'olvos a
mortgage debt of nearly ono hundred
thousand dollars xvhich xvill grow moro
burdensome as the years go on.
The alleged impositions and frauds
in grading are also the fruit
of rushing into improvements xvithout
xvell-Uigcstcd plans , proper competition
and competent bunervibion. The Soutli
Omaha people made a mess of it from
the outset in their anxiety for separata
city government , xvhich chiefly benefits
tax shirking syndicates at the expense
of the oxvncr _ and taxpayer. A fexv
years of such independence xvill in
evitably result in municipal bank
THE deputation of leading citizens
of O'Neill xvho have come to Omaha for
the purpose of securing direct railroad
communication with our city , should re
ceive proper attention and encourage
ment at the hands of our business com
munity. It is an axvakoning lo the fact
that the best interests of Uolt county ,
of xvhich O'Neill is the county seat , is
serx-ed by a closer business relation
xvith Omaha. It opens the eyes of the
railroads centering at Omaha , that the
people of the state ask , and xvill have
prooorrailroad facilities into the Me
tropolis. The fact that the delegation
received little encouragement from
Manager Holdrege of the Burlington for
an immediate line passes for nothing.
The reason given by Mr. Holdrego that
the state board of transportation is to
blame for the lack of railroad building
in Nebruskaatprosent is shalloxv. It is ,
moreover , false. The Burlington has
just sent its graders and track-layers
into Box Butlo county to extend the
Broken Bow branch txvo hundred miles
into Wyoming. The citizens of O'Neill
may depend upon it , that the Burling
ton management xvill think seriously
over the proposition to extend the B. &
M. into thoircity. The extension of the
Illinois Central , as is highly probable ,
across Nebraska , xvill not bo alloxved to
go xvithout a counter movement by the
Burlington , the Union Paoilioand other
roads. They can not stand idly by and
see their territory invaded.
IT ig just as important to have honest
officers of the legislature as it is to elect
reliable men. Each successix'o session
of the Nebraska legislature has been in
fested with a gang of camp-folloxvers ,
xvho food olT the state treasury , and aid
the corruptionlsts in their xvorlc of de
bauching members. They should bo
routed and forever exiled. The chief
otlicors of either houBo are in position
to do n great deal of mischief , if so dis
posed. They can cover up
and assist in crookedness xvith
the same facility that they can promote
good legislation if they bo honest. The
railroads have their pet candidates for
these positions , and already they arc
scheming to foist them upon now mem
bers. The Thurstoii.s xvill have special
use for the same old gang. There are
plenty of men in this state xvho are
thoroughly competent and qualified for
officers of Iho legislature ,
Tun fatal cases of yelloxv fever on
board the United States 'cruiser Boslon
seem to favor the hypothesis that the
disease is the result of a vitiated condi
tion of the atmosphere , xvhich tilTocU
people of special constitutions. The
commanding officer , fearing that some
of the men mlghtbocomo afioctod whilst
the vessel xvas in a Ilaylion port , xvould
not alloxv anyone lo quit the vessel , and
the surgeon took every possible precau
tion to prevent attack. But in spite of
all that xxas done , some of the men de
veloped yolloxv fever cases , and among
thorn the surgeon , xvho lived during the
passage back to Brooklyn , but died a
foxv hours after ho xvas carried lo Iho
hospilul , There xvoro no microbes in
GOYKUXOU LAititAiiKiiof loxx'a docs
not propose to alloxv fedorul officers xvho
nro evicting Iho unfortunate settlers on
the Des Moines river land company's
lunds lo overstep Iho bounds of Ihuir
authority. The governor has instructed
the county attorney to satisfy himself
in every instance of eviction that none
but legal measures are re&ortod to by
the United Stales marshal and his dep
uties. Governor Larruboo has properly
shown a regard to protect Iheso set
tlors. IIin instructions xvill luivo a sul-
u'tary effect in restraining tlio federal
officers from harsh and illegal actions ,
and the people of Iowa xvill not forget
their governor in consequence.
Tnuiti : is u possibility that the
ovorzcalous Oklahoma boomers are
going to overdo matters , A cull
has just boon issued for a
convention to bo hold in southern
Kansas for the purpose of creating pub
lic-Hontiinont in favor of opening the
xvholo of Indian territory lo while sol-
tiers. Whatever friendliness congress
hn shoxvn for the movement to open
Oklahoma , it can not under any i-ircum-
Dinners give encouragement to this nexv
project. In ( act , Ihc greediness dis
played lo despoil Iho Indians of their
lands puts a bad color to the original
M'hcme of opening Oklahoma. C'on-
gvoss will look xvilh eiMpjcloti on eilher
project , both of which nro sure lo load
to serious trouble and wanton injustice.
The chances are thai the boomers have
killed their Oklahoma bill as n result ( ft
their present folly.
C. A. PIM.SIIUUV , the great flour
man of Minneapolis , baa issued n circu
lar lo hi * business friends in which he
declares that the rise in xvhcal thai has
taken place is nol a circumstance lo
what is coming , xvhich xvill be a perfect
cyclone , lie says that there is a proba
bility that sovcnty-llvo per cent of the
wheat of Minnesota and Nebraska xvill
have been marketed before another
fortnicht , but that these xvho hold on n
foxv months xvill make money by it.
Thcro is a marked disagreement be
tween western rates and London rates ,
but as London is now cut oT ( from the
Russian supply by ice in the sea of A/.of ,
an unusual circumstance , our fanners
may not have lo xvait so long.
Rt'ssrA is issuing more bonds nomi
nally to take up others. Perhaps this
is so , but it must not bo forgotten that
the czar has floated a loan of forty mill
ions in Parisiintlof twonty-flve millions
in Berlin , and lias ono hundred thous
and cavalry and three hundred thous
and infantry echeloned along the Aus
trian frontier. There are more com
fortable regions in the xvorld than Gall-
cia , and the Galicians think so , too.
Kur , candidates should not
pay their political debts by means of
political patronage. Tlio spoils of ollico
belong to tlio faithful workers in tlio
jmrty , the men xvho are clenn-handod ;
Ihodo xvho have ability and eharacler.
The political hacks who have shoxvn
themselves nnxvorthy of confidence and
respect should be rolcgato'tl .lo Iho rear
and kept there.
DKNVKK is planning to lay out the
finest park system in America. The
city proposes to obtain the possession of
tracts of'lanQ fix'o miles from the center
in all directions and convert them into
boulevards and parks. A city not a
thousand miles from Omaha may take a
hint from the Denver park project.
VOICE OF TIIK STATK PKESS.
Norfolk Nexva : The general opinion of the
Omaha people xvho visited us seems to have
been that the.ru ivus no flics on Norfolk.
Kearney Hub : There Is no doubt about it
the people of the state of Nebraska might do
xvorsc even thnn to send Church Hoxve to the
United States senate.
Uimdllla Times : The Nebraska legislature
xvill inuko war on the car stove this winter.
We trust our statesmen will succeed in hav
ing it set out of doors.
Dundy Democrat ; Tlio Nebraska legisla
ture should exact a promise ia advance from
the scnntor to bo elected this winter that ho
xvill vote for free lumber.
Beatrice Republican : There is an aspect of
the republican victory that oven democrat :
can contemplate xvith a feellnjjof satisfac
tlon. After the -Itli of next Marcn. no mail
clerics will bo appointed xvho cannot read.
McCool Junction Jlecord : While Attorney
General Loose's x'oto xvas not quite as large
as the presidential vote of the .state , ho can
congratulate himself that it xvus cot cut
doxvn by the xvill of the common voter , but
was the result of corporations.
Fullerton Post : In case "our George"
does get to bo governor he xvill xvin the
plaudits of the civilized xvorld if he xvill advocate -
vocato the annihllation-of the militia. Just
xvhy sensible men xvill endorse this idiotieal
piece of expensive business is a mystery.
Blue Springs Motor : The next legislature
xvill contain much brains and some very
smart men xx-ill bo members of that body.
They can do a great deal of good und they
can also do much harm. 13raim > are /ood
when good und mighty bad xvhen bad.
Beatrice Democrat : One pleasing feature
in the Sabin scandal is the fact that Ucatrico
is getting n great deal of udx'ortlsingout of
it. While the notoriety may not bo Just the
kind to ralso the toxvn In thu estimation of
doxvn-cust people , it shoxx's that Beatrice is
still the third city in the slat" .
Fremont Flail : And noxv comes tlio re
port that the Duho of Nomaha is after Man-
dcraon's sent. It i claimed that ho lias
worked thu xvholo south country xvith dext
rous nngcrd und that ho xvill come up Mulling
in the grand tournament xvith u score or moro
bra\'i , each xx'ith scalps ut his belt. Naughty ,
naughty Church Hoxx-e ?
Fulls City Journal : The members of the
next legislature xx'ould render thomsolx'cs im
mortal in the estimation of their constituents
if they xvould so amend the laxv relating to
the assessment of property that It ho taken
at actual cash xulue Instead of one-tenth its
value , ns at present. Our present practice of
valuation Is a fiirco and n travesty on human
intelligence. Amend the assessment luxx's ,
Humphrey Republican : Having made a
visit to Omaha , and observing the many
improvements in the country and toxvna
along the line of railroad , xx-o are
moro than ex-er Impressed xvith
: ho rapid strides the state of Nebraska Is
making In the march of progress. And the
growth and udx-ancomcnt of Omaha in all
.lint makes a great city , IH simply marvelous.
The improx'cmcnts in South Omaha ulono xvo
venture xvill exceed tlioso ia many of the
largo cities of the oast.
Wahoo Was ] ) : A great deal Is being said
nnd priutod Just noxv in regard to what laxvs
should bo passed by the legislature this
xvlntor. Ono of the most Important features
of legislation is in the quality and not In the
juuntityof the laxvs enacted. The legls-
uturo thai gives the state the least millibar
of lau-s Is not by any means a failure , nnd
hoVns | > hopes to sec the next session btrlvo
o ax'oid crude and cumbersome legislation
and to pass needed nnd useful measures xvith
care and full consideration.
McCook Domocr.it ; The democratic papers
that advocate that the democratic member
in the next legislature fuvor the submission
as a rovenpo on their misguided friends do
their party injustice. It Is beneath democ
racy to stoop to such measures , and , basldei ,
It Is opposed to the traditions of our party.
Anything leading to sumptuary legislation
should find no favors In the cyo of democ
racy , It prohibition must ba forced onto
Nebraska , lot the republicans , and thorn
alone , bo the responsible medium through
xvhich It conies.
Newport Advocate ; The Advocate lain
favor of good , reliable farmers being elected
to fill the now county onlcos. Hock county
has plenty of them. Lot them form their
oonvontious , regardless of polllic * , and not
xvult for toxvn schemers to namethu man for
Whom the farmers shall vote , As the cou B-
Ir.v depends entirely xipon tbo plowman , ho
should have the prlvlloga of helping to gov
ern It. And If ho cx'er e\i > oeU to cxcrclso
that right , ho must bo up nnd doing. Don' t
xvnit on the movement of your political
friends ( Ij. Give the chronic ofllcc seeker *
Grand Island Independent : We hope that
our logislaluro xvill pass a Inxv agiilnst Irusts ,
and that not only our legislature , but the o
of nil other states xvill adopt such measures ,
ns the trusts nro the most obnoxious forms
of opprcsslx'o monopolies xx-o have. The re
publicans especially nro tumid to xx-ork for
the suppression of these trusla , us the pro-
IcctiX'e tariff , to n large extent , excludes for
eign competition , nnd xx'o therefore have to
rely on homo competition , xvhilo the object
of the trusts is to destroy wlo rulers of all
prices. A protective tarlfT demands undis
turbed homo competition.
Will Git itlcht On.
C < i .
The Call having remarked on Snlurday
that the railroads of the state xvore not Rohif :
out of business on account of tbo action of
the board of transportation in reducing rates
to a reasonable figure , the Journal publishes
on Sunday a threat from Vice President Per
kins that he xvitt stop xvorlc within ten dny
if the board presumes ta tamper further xvith
rates. The G.ill mightily mistakes the people -
plo of Nebraska if they can bo longer imposed
upon by the bosh nnd b.xldcrdash of the rail
road managers nnd their prompt nnd realoun
mouthpieces. The extensions xvill go right
on whether the board find jt necessary to cut
doxvu rules further or not.
STATK AND TUIlllITOKY.
Forty-fix'o railroad locomotives make their
headquarters ut Wymore.
The dog i > ohonor has sent many a canine
to his grax'o ut Stratum recently.
The York County Agricultural society xvill
Join the American Trade association.
N. 1C. Grlggs , the "poet lariat , " Is noxv
managing editor of the IJcatrlce Express ,
Koncsaxv xvill soon resound xvith martial
music. Tlio boys are organizing a drum
Another teacher is to be added to the
faculty of the Mead school on account of the
increase in attendance.
Hcatrico is not n city of brotherly love.
Hud Stockton has Imd his brother Jamcn ar
rested for stealing n xx-ntch.
Coon the Weeping Water man who sold
whisky' xvithout n license , xvill liax'c thirty
days in the county Jail to mcditaet on the
error of his ways.
A line stone quarry has been discovered era
a farm south of W.vmoro. The stone is of n
very light color , fine grained and susccptibh
of a very smooth polish. It becomes hari
after n fexv xvcclts oxj > osuro to nir.
Throe snc.ik thieves xvho robbed a clothing
store at Minden xx'oro captured nt Kcncsuw
by a posse consisting of an editor , a tele
graph operator , n Judge , n trux'eling man am
a deputy constable. After one look at the !
captors the Uiiavcn gax'o up , but xvhilc being
taken back to Mimloii ono of them tried ti
escape , und onl.x stopped xvhcn u uullc
mowed axvay a t > octou ! of his burnsides.
Stockmen about Greene are hax'ing thei
The state treasurer xvants $50,000 of out
Txx'o IOXT.I Falls citizens have been Indicted
for selling "hard cider. "
G. W. Unldxvin , of West Liberty , during
bis recent trip cast , sold ten colds for $5,000 ,
It is rumored that Sioux City is to hax'c anew
now national bank with u capital of $500,000.
. The railroads of Webster county paid $20.
031.17 in taxes to the county trcasuicr this.
The Jones county calf case is not yet set
tled , It has again been appealed to the
supreme court ,
The Fort Dodge Chronicle says that the
largest sale of pork ever made by a single
farmer on the local market was made lust
Friday when Pat Burns sold nincty-si >
porkers to the packing company and receive !
$1,500 as compensation.
Perry has n Chinese citizen in the pcrsoi
of William .rshong , xvho is ono ot thu mcr
chants of that ; lively young city. "Jllllip , "
as he ia familiarl.x called , oxvns a number of
tenement houses in Perry , has a double store
room and carries a general stock of dry
goods , groceries , clothing , boots nnd shoes
notions , etc. , amounting to fully $4,000
'Billy" wears his hair clipped and banged in
front , Is nn eccentric old "bach" of forty-
live , served in the union navy , nnd exercises
the rights of citizenship on election day.
There are seven hog buyers located at Ar
Tliero is a demand for u gooU physician at
A Mormon npostlo is working Potter
county at present.
Dcadxvood noxv xvants a society for the
prevention of cruelty to animals.
It is stated that the Philip Uest Hrowiug
company intends to locate a largo xx'archouse
In response to n unanimous call Hex * . T. J.
Gray , of Mcridcn , In. , has accepted the pas
torate of the First Presbyterian church of
Blunt. Ho xx'ill urrix'o early in December.
A petition is being circulated nnd very ex
tensively signed praying the county commis
sioners to refuse nil applications for license
to sell intoxicating liquors in Northvllle.
The young ladies of the Uoadxvood high
school hnvo been very industrious of Into and
manufactured nmny fancy articles xvhicb
were auctioned off hist Friday. The pro
ceeds xvill ho UHCd to purchase books for the
The provident , nid society is u noxv organi
zation at Aberdeen. Its chief mm is to fur
nish ltn members xvith a loxv but sound life
insurance and at the same time establish a
bond of felloxvshlp among members. To bo
eligible for membership the candidate under
goes' a mcdlc.il examination and obligates
himself to live north of Mason's ' and Dixon'b
line or Its Imaginary western extension ,
Tlio CandlilntcH Oboson For the Conn-
oil liy tlio HepubUcnns.
The i-opubllenn primaries xvoro held yester
day in this city with the folloxving result :
First Ward William A. Kelley 103 , John
Mnthlcson IM ) , Pete Boison ! (0. ( There xvas
some excitement here when Mr. lioison ap
peared on the scene at half-past II and de
dared himself n candidate. lie and hia
friends nttcmptcd to interfere xvith thojudgen
of election , but ODleer Hiuchuy soon ejected
them from the premises.
Second Ward In the Second xx-urd there
xvas no contest. Mr. Frank ICuspar , the
present councilman , was .declared elected ,
having received 244 ballots , being all the
Third Ward-Charles Wohrcr Ms , Kd.
Boeder 125 ; Wohrer's ' majority 2.1 votes. Mr.
Leoder 1ms already announced that ho xvill
stand by the result.
Fourth Ward -This was the most hotly
contested struggle iu the city. Thu floating
clement of thu community in thu ramparts
of both parties xvuu ullcxvud to vote , regard
less of the legality or from xyhenco the voter
came. Notxvithbliinding Unit the xvard jioll-
ticiuim and Dums xx'uru on hand , William F.
Bechol xvas defeated. The total votu
cast xvas 810. resulting as follows :
1) , H. Wheeler. 40'J ; W. F. Bechel , mi ;
Wheeler's majority , 7b. Ono of the ballots
for Bechel xvas thrown out on account of
some Irregularity on the part of the voter ,
thus making Wheeler's majority 7'J. ' When
questioned as to the probable support the
people's choice would rcceix-e , several of the
Bechel constituency stated that ho and 1m
friends xvould notmipparl the ticket. Bechel ,
they stated , might not como out as un Inde
pendent candidate , t > ut they xvcra prepared
to Htato that ho und hU friends xvould not
support Whcoler. Mr. Bechol , xvhen ques
tioned , did not state dellnltoly just xvhut
xvould bo donu.
Fifth Ward Joseph Redman 479. Thomas
Cumimilgs 16 < l , Gcorgo W. Holhrook IM.
Sixth U'ard-Shnvor U < J , Munvillo 210 ;
Shrlvor's majority ICO.
Seventh Ward O. U Choffeo xvus elected
xvith no opiKMitlon. There xvero 103 ballots
Eighth Ward-A. H. Saumlera 3-W , O. IS.
Ifruner 171 , J. 1 , . Blnek 1W , A. M. Kitchen
Ninth Word -Edgar P , DnvU IJ5 , Charles
J. Johnson 170 , G. S. Bcmixv.x 117 ,
The democratic primaries xvill be held
this afternoon from 12 to 7 o'clock , nnd nt the
folloxving place * .
First Ward -No. 70H South Tenth street.
Second Ward Noitlixvctt corner Six
teenth and Willmms streets.
Third Ward-No. 1001 Dix-onport street.
I'ourtu ' Ward Uusouicnlof county court
Fifth Ward Engine house , SiNtccnth and
Sixth Ward Txvcnty-sovcntb and Lake
Seventh Ward Twenty-sixth and Walnut
street * .
Eighth Waul Twenty-second and Cuining
Ninth Ward Txx'onty-nlutli and Furiinm
First Ward Iicmocr.il < 4.
The First Ward Dcmocr.xtic club met at
Met/hall Monday evening and unnuiiiiouslj
endorsed the nomination of Thomas J. Lowry
Seventh "Ward Democrat * .
It is stated that J. W. Dennis Is noxv the
onlj dcmocrnllc cnndldnte for councilman In
the Seventh ward , his opponents having
withdrawn from the struggle.
NOT A Ql'OKUM IMU-3SHXT.
Only Four Coiincllmeii Attended the
Meeting Iinst Niuht.
There xx-us no meeting of the city council
lastiiight. The janitor had everything In
opple-pio order for the city legislators , but
only four of Ihein xvero found present at 11
quarter to 8. Hero nro the nauir.s of the
men upon whom tbo fascinations of the
primaries huJnocfTcct : Couiicilmcn Loxvory ,
Jeff Bedford , Counseman nnd Manville.
After sitting round for a short tlino the four
members decided to adjourn.
Ijocnl Army News.
In compliance xvlth the Instructions from
the headquarters of the Platte , Lieutenant
E. It. Chrlsmnn , Second Infantry , xx-ill pro
ceed on the 30th lust , xvith ixvunty recruits to
Fort Kaxvllns. Wyo. , xvhcro ho xvill turn
thorn ox-er to an ofllcer of the Seventh infan
try , xvho xvill conduct them to Fort Wnsha
hie , their station.
Sarc-cunt C. Stillxx-ell , Company E , xvill
talte charge of ten recruits for the Sox-enth
infantry and proceed on the 25th by the Fre
mont , Klkhorn & Missouri Valley railroad to
Foit Douglas , Wyo. , und from thence to Fort
Union services are something of novelty
in the Episcopal church. A departure in this
respect xvill bo made on Thanksgiving fore
noon , when a united gathering of the x'urious
Episcopal congregations in Omaha xvill beheld
held ut II o'clock at Trinity cathedral. The
service xvill consist of a celebration of the
Euchrist xvith a sermon by Kox- . Louis X.uli-
ncr , rector of All Stunts' church. The offer
tory xvill he dcx-oted to the Good Shepherd
mission church of South Omaha.
The folloxvmg nurriago licenses xvoro Is
sued yesterday :
( Frank M. Willctt , Omaha . -If.
1 Elizabeth J. Harris , Omaha . ' !
( Curtis Mossman , Omaha . TJ
( Sadlo Allen , Omaha . 27
j Curl W.Hjorkinnn , Omaha . 25
( Filln Johnson , Omaha . 22
( John Mutson , Omaha . 30
( Hilda Halman , Omaha .
Caught IllH Man.
Mounted Policeman William Sheen gal
loped out to Fort Omaha yesterday and after
a hot chase succeeded in eajitxiring one of the
numerous tramps xx-ho infest that portion of
the city. Ho gax-o chase to txvo of them but
one escaped. Tlio felloxv captured corresponds
spends to the description of one of the tramps
xx'ho xveie lying around tlio Saratoga school
liouso. und xvho xvcre complained of a fexv
Hills ( if.Sale.
W. S. Meyers has executed a , bill of sale In
favor of Edgar Alpin , upon the stock nnft fix
tures of the cigar store situated at No. 1805
Douglas street ; consideration $ . > 20.
Peter Olsen , doing business us a grocer in
tliis city , transfers his entire stock , fixtures ,
book debts mid everything in connection
with bis business to F. B. Johnson ; consid
eration < GO.
With Illegal Voting.
George Johnson , a negro , xvas arrested at
the Fourth xx'ard polls yesterday for illegal
x-oting. It is charged tnat the prisoner voted
Asleep In IIlH
John Smiley xvas fouajl riding around the
city lost evening asleep In his buggy. He
xvns taken to the police station und tlio
charge of drunkenness entered ngninst him.
About ? 50 xvas found on his person.
After a sleepless night use Angostura
Bitlors lo lone up your system. Buy
only Ihe genuine , manufactured by Dr.
Siegcri & Sons. i
Nebraska und loxv a PciiHlons.
WASHINGTON , Nox' . 27. [ Special Telegram
to Tin : Bin.J : Pensions granted Nubrnshans
to-day : Original inx-nlid Lewis H. Thur-
miiM. i > i'clghton. Increase Daniel B. Hay ,
Tecnmseh ; Thonms Crpughxx-cn. , Taylor j i
George W. Wilburn , Clnrkson ; Josiuh j
I lopps , Daxx-son ; Joseph W. Wooden , Fair-
Pensions for loxvans : Original Inv.illd
Thomas N. Hrngg , Scrnnton City ; Elijah W.
Stoxv.irt , Center Point ; Charles P. Thomas ,
Ottuinxx-a. Increase Charles Wulltcr , Prni-
rioCity ; Tliomni Buclcner , Council Binds ;
Henry J. Sharp , Promise City ; F. Crltton-
don , Tripoli : Charles. ! . Carter , Crcston.
Urowers Ijoekcd Out.
Nmv YOKIC , Nox27. . The boss ale and (
and porter brexver.s of Nexv York and Noxv
Jersey , nt a meeting this afternoon , decided
to lock out all their union men to-morroxv
und employ non-union mini. This is bocuusu
of the continued boycott on Stevenson's
biowcry in this city.
UllHlllUUt * TlVlllbloH ,
CHICAGO , Nov. 27. Sues & Uhlendorf ,
tobacconists , made an assignment this after ,
noon. The liabilities uru S-30.0JO ; assets ,
7,000. , The failure is due to slow colfcc- >
tloiiH , und xvus precipitated by tlio entering
of u Judgment in fux'or of KaufTmun Bros.
Co. , Noxv York , fn the miporlor court.
FORMED A RAILROAD TRUST ,
Gould , Iluutington mid Adniua Or
gruilzo u Gigantic Pool
TO CONTROL WESTERN TRAFFIC ,
The Schema la to-Ho Known AH
'ClenrliiR ' lloiitio" nml It
Adopted ( u Jttvndu ilio
liitcr-Slntc l < a\v.
Tin- tiniest Hnllrond ( Nimhlnntlon.
Ciiiciiio , Nox * . 27. [ Special Telegram to
Tin : Hin.J : For several xvcolts past Jny
Gmild , C. P. Hnntington , Charles Fran
cis Adams , W. 11. Strong nnd other
railroad magnates Interested In xx'ostorn
railroads have been holding n conference In
No .v York , in xvhieh Chairman Mldgcloy of
tlio Soutbxvcstorn Knllxvay association has
taken n prominent part. The object of these
conferences has been kept n profound sccrot.
Not even the goner.il managers of the vari
ous roads Interested xvcro told of the imtnro
of the discussions. Lust Saturday the
announcement xvas made that the conference
had come to nn end and that un ngreement
had been made xvheroby the troubles among
the soiUhxvoslorn roads xvonld bo ended nnd
rates bo advanced from 25 to ! t5 per cent as
soon as possible. But this nr.nonncotncnt
xyas no nearer the truth than previous
reports regarding the mysterious confer
ence. The railroad magnates ox'I-
dcntly desired to keep everybody
in ignorance of the artiml importance of the
proposed ugrpemunt until nil nrr.ingemcnts
had been perfected nnd the new scheme put
in Deration nnd then make un announcement
xvith a great flourish of trumpets mid causa
a sudden advance in railroad stocks. It is
learned , hoxvcvcr , that the project contem
plates nothing moro nor less than the forma
tion of n gigantic railroad trust or ' 'clearing
house , " comprising all the roads between
points xvoH of u line draxvn through Chicago
nnd Mlhvauheo on the cast , St Paul and
Minneapolis on the north , yolorudo , Noxv
Mexico and Wyoming on tlio xvcst , and Ar
kansas on the south. All existing freight
nuil passenger associations within thu terri
tory named are to be abolished and merged
In the noxv trust or "clearing house , " as it In
named. There is to be an executive- board of
three , xvhich shall dex-otc its entire attention
to the affairs of the "clearing houso" and bo
inti ustod xvith all mutters connected there
with , Ono of the three is to he elected chair
man and the other txvo to be known ns
vice-chairman of the freight department
and vice chairman of the passenger depart
ment , respectively. The chairman , It Is un
derstood , is to bo J. W. Midgeloy , who , under
the terms of the agreement , xvould bo a
greater man than Commissioner Fink , vir
tually having full control of the manage
ment , so lar as tralllc affairs are concerned ,
of all the roads between Chicago nnd the
Thrco propositions , It Is understood , xvero
presented nt the Noxv YoHc conferences
ono providing for a dix'iston of trnnic ,
another for n division of earnings nnd n third
fora "clearing house. " It xx'ns dually de
cided to accept the latter because the former
xx'cre more likely to bring the roads In con
flict xvith the inter-state commerce laxxf. It
is belicx'cd that the trust or clearing house
plan is ns much in conflict xvith the laxv as
the other propositions , as it is nothing moro
nor less than a pooling ot all the railroad in
terests in the xvest.
SOUE HEADS IjlCAVK THIS G. A. II.
Defeated Democratic Candidates Try-
to Form n Now Society.
IsniAXAPOi.il > , Nov. 27r-LSpoolal Telegram -
gram to THE BBKJ. About txvelve hundred
democratic veterans , members of G. A. H. I 1
posts scattered over the state , hold in the cap
ital building lust night a secret mooting ut
which it was resolx'Cd that every democratic
member of the G. A. U. should abandon the
order , and all present pledged thoiusolves to
withdraw from their posts. Adjutant Gen
eral Koontz presided. A name and n consti
tution for a nexv order proposed by the dem
ocratic veterans xvoro adopted. The nexv
order Is to he charitable and non-political in \
character. Another meeting xvill be held tonight - ,
night nud on Wednesday evening there xvill
be a public mass meeting in the city hall , I
xvhen the reason for deserting the G. A. U. '
xvill be given and Iho principles and objects |
of the nexv order laid boforo'
the public. Adjutant General Koontz I
says similar meetings xvill bo hold'
nil over the state xvith in the next xvook. He-
publican members of the G. A. H. nrol
greatly excited over the movement. Mr. f
KoonU said he had letters from men in.
eight states Indicating that the movement is '
national. Among the letters received xvas
ono from .John A. Wurman , secretary of the
democratic society of Ponnttylvaula , promis
ing that every democratic soldier In Penn
sylvania xvill leave tlio Grand Army. The
president of the society , xvho ran against
Beuver.for governor , is ut the head of the
movement in Pennsylvania. Congressman
Mutson , the defeated democratic cuudidiito
for governor in Indiana , is at the head of the
movement , but so far he bus mudo no public
statement. It is known that ho felt very
sorry because of the belief that the Grand
Army of the Republic as un organisation
worked against him and his friends , xvho
limo say that he xx-jll follow the example of
Guuorul Palmer of Illinois.
CIIK xoo , Nor. 27. iSpeolul TiSloxram to
TIIK Bui : . | In this city G. A. H. men are
not Inclined to attach much importiinco to
the reported move of the deinocrutlu mem
bers In Indiana und say they don't apprehend
that it will utliiiu prominence.
The Wt'Ht Virginia
ox , W. Va , Nox * . 8" . Tliero xvns
no motion mndo before thu supreme- court
to-day of a restraining nature , as heretofore
sent out. A proposition xvill bo mudo by the
democrats to-morroxv to this court to prevent
the counting of certain precincts in this
ICunnxviiliu ) county by the county commis
sioners. Thu matter xvill como up at 10 a. m.
If JuOgo Hemming arrives on time ,
Tlio l'n.ssi'iucr < 3iit.
CHICAGO , Nox' . 87. The action of the Chi-
3ago , Milxvaukeo & St , Paul in reducingpas -
icngcr rates to xvcbtcrn and houthwcsterii
Missouri river points him nut been met by
my other roads. The Chicago & Alton ,
vhlch xx-us expected to incut the cut promptly ,
ofrumcd from doing HO to-duy for the pur-
ese of noting tlin effect of tlio reduction on
ts business. It is ijulto generally believed ,
lovortholcss. that loxv rates aio bound to bo-
ionic general by nil lines.
\Yiimuird ( to be a i unexcelled iviueilv In conglis nl ; lioarsciios ; proscribed by pliy-
ilclans ns thu iiio l bnluturj incdlelno for larynglils , lironclillls anil iKscnses of Ilio
Itingh , ItHefleel In catarrh of Ilio htonineli , lieinoiiMiilils and inliisllnal
more pcniianeiil tlian tlioso of tlio prodiu't of any ( ither iiulnnil
At tliHlntornatlnnnl inhibition ut IJnii'kel * tlmSonuN MIMIMI. : J'AhTn.iiH wt'io axvurd-
eiJ THK lIlUfllMT DISTINCTION liy njury of medical men
'OI KN MINKII.M , I'ARTII.I'.HuruuckuowJoilic < l tolie u romtxllul u ont of tile llrnl clods by tlis
noit promlnunt mcdlpal iinUiurlU i iiml thu juoat iiinuiUH HiieclullHtu or Urn-ope , and me ; mhliily ;
vc-oiiimrniliMl in their loctnrcH and xx'iltln H. The following urea ftnv of those xvho comfy to 1U
London , Vfanlifarl a. M.
Moroll Muckcns'lo , M. I ) . MoriU Svlnnidl , M , D.
Drestlen , Jtlrinlnfiluitn ,
Dr. Mcd , Kleinmer. T. JJarnard Oould.
nfiililluiKHen , ( Alsiitin )
Dr. Mod. Jacrjucsmoux , Dr. Mcd. Obst.
Luiul&tnit- In fidxani/ ,
Dr. Mcd. Auer. Dr. Mcd. Kalkhoff.
J/orlint a , HI , tiotlcn ,
Dr. ICohlor. Dr. KU'lUing ' ,
Member ot the Hoard of Health J Memlier of the llourd of Health
NUIUnnDIUf ! nniinil ( kllllc llOBtj cllln cough ) always BO illstittSNlui ; uud painful. Boneif
IfnUUnriU UUUUII MIM-MUI.IiOXUNOKsiiru of the most t-Hliilary t-grvloc as tlmycon *
lilbruhly luhsea tlie force nt the | iarojy m. A courn of CpinEMlPQ HE niDUTIICnlA
ruutnifiit xvith lh elozen inlHu iietlully roi-ommcudcd LrlULfTIIUO Ul Ulrn I ( lull I Hi
n or for Hit prevention ot thu lJi o named Ul ensen.
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