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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : THURSDAY. MARCH 21 ; 1839.
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Tim assault on the state house slno-
cures was n cyclone of rustic wrath.
Keep it rolling.
WITH two councilman on the Motor
pay roll , Mercer has no fear of trouble
from that quarter.
HASTINGS is afflicted with natural
gas. The pipe line from the state capitol -
tel lias boon fractured.
Tim BKK has boon careful to reflect
" 'the true sentiment of the taxpayers
"of this city in reference to the now post-
THE Oklahoma boomers have har-
TCRtod their first crop of lead. The
prospect is blooming for an early
planting of the first settlers.
THE experimental farm will go on ex
perimenting on the most expeditious
moans of digging three thousand dollars
lars out of the state treasury.
COUNCILMAN COUNSMAN is-the chief
-advocate of the Motor's raid on Bhor-
nmn avenue. A profitable contract has
, n powerful effect on Couusmau's callous
IF THERE are any more privileges
loose in the city which the corporations
'liavo overlooked , now is the time to bag
.them. If you see what you want , don't
bother to ask for it.
MB. HATHAWAY'S % assertion that his
plan for mcn'opolizing the state print
ing is the essence of economy , is suf
ficient to kill the bill. The legislature
lias no use for economy.
THE resurrection of Valentino and
liis candidacy for a federal office is
Bufflciont inspiration for every political
corpse in Nebraska to shufllo his bones
in the white house. Lot the grave
THE claims of Stout and Konnard
should bo buried as deep as Butler's ,
They are not entitled to the slightcsl
consideration at the hands of honest
men The courts are open to legitimate
THK Canadian flro-cators improve
Qvcvy opportunity to insult the Amer
ican llag and spurn the hand of concilia
tion. A vigorous spanking is neces
sary to reduce the abnormal bump of n
nation of lunatics.
iNSPinno by the success of the Granl
monument , New Yorkers now threaten
to commomornto the deeds of Ericsson
in marble. The works of the great in-
? Venter deserve something more sub
CJtantUu than a. monument of wind.
Tnn withdrawal of the nomination oi
Eugene Schuylcr for assistant sccrctar ;
of state , is a timely rebuke to the anglo
V maniacs of the country , and emphasize !
It ? the general demand that the sycophant ;
of monarchies should not represent thii
government at homo or abroad.
THE chief advocate of the public
printing bill is out with u statement in
which ho attempts to show that the pro
pQHod method is more prolltablo to the
Btnto than the present contract system ,
Mr. Ilathaway'a wild yearning for
economy in stnto matters is so notorloui
that Ills patriotic efforts to boost him-
Bolf into olllcaand monopolize the state
printing for four 'yours is the natural
result of ovorllowing unselfishness. In
matters affecting himself Hathaway ii
troubled with enlargement of the heart
The legislature should spare him to hit
Till : enterprise of Kearney is a model
which moro pretentious cities in No
braska. can copy without infringing 01 :
'tho ' patent. For five years the residents
Jrnvo been a unit in every movement U
udvanco tno interests of the city. Tlioj
did not ask forouUldo assistance until
they had ivdvantages in turn to offer foi
the Investment , The great canal
which furnishes a watcrpowcr un
equalled in the west , ia u monument t <
their energy. They did not build hotter
tor than they know. They ostimnto (
the coat nncl the benefits to accrue am
Iwokod their judgment with tholi
money. They "cast their broad upot
the waters , " and eastern capital is nov
flowing lu at a rate that promises ti
tnuko Kearney in fact as in name , ' 'thi
Minneapolis of the west. "
rarer DON'T WANT IT.
The proceedings In the Canadian par-
lament Tuesday will prove aomowhal
llscouragitifj to the advocates of com
mercial union both in the United States
and the Dominion , It was demonstrated
> y the vote on a resolution favorable Jo
closer trade relations with this country
, hnt the party opposed to the surrender
of Canada's independent , commercial
position is still largely in the majority ,
ind while it-may bo true that some in
roads have boon made upon its strength
slnco the agitation bccamo general and
earnest , it is evident that years may
elapse , unless unlookod-for conditions
arise , before it can bo overcome. It is
clear that a majority of the Canadian
icoplo tit present believe in the policy
> f commercial Independence and have
'alth in the future of the country under
the operation of that policy. Projec
tion has not , indeed , produced the re
sults that were promised. If it has
wrought advantage to some sections it
ims boon a drawback to others. But
there has been u moderate growth of
aggregate prosperity , not necessarily
duo to this policy , since it was entered
upon , and this is sufficient
to maintain the faith and
/oal of its supporters. The tmtiotia
[ collng is also strong. The argument
that commercial union means political
union appeals to the patriotism of the
people. They are naturally upprohon-
sivc of any alliance that might lead to
the complete domination of the greater
country , of whoso political institution ?
and methods they have notyot acquired
the highest admiration. The sentiment
of loyalty to the British government
also has its influence. Although the
fiscal policy of 'Canada is not favorable
to England , that 19 felt to bo in the "na
ture of a family affair , supplying no
justification for joining hands with Eng
land's commercial rival and thereby
moro seriously crippling her trade on
It is not to bo suoposod , however , that
this one discouraging blow will put a n
end to the agitation for commercial
union , The party in Canada favorable
to this policy cannot bo so easily put
down , and those who advocate it in this
country are quite as earnest. It is said
that the resolution which passed the
house of representatives near the close
of the" last congress , declaring tliat the
United States will consider a proposi
tion for commercial union whenever
the government of the Dominion
of Canada has declared a desire
to establish it , is to bo revived in
the next congress , and it is thought the
administration will bo found favorable
to the policy. This , however , may depend -
pond a great deal upon what is devel
oped in the meantime regarding Cana
dian fooling , and this may bo very ma
terially affected in ono direction or the
other by the result of negotiations re
specting the fisheries and other matters
which must soon receive the attention
of the administration. One thing is
obvious , the idea of political union must
bo abandoned if anything is to como of
efforts for commercial union. "With all
duo deference to some distinguished ex
ponents of this idea , it is clearly a waste
of time to advocate it , and urging it will
assuredly retard the growth"both in this
country and in Canada , of the healthier
and moro practicable tendency toward
freer commercial relations. The an
nexation of any part of Canada would bo
approved by a very small number of the
American people , and undoubtedly such
a proposition would Do overwhelmingly
rejected by the people of the Dominion.
COLLAPSE OF A MONOPOLY.
The great French copper syndicate ,
after a desperate effort to save itself ,
has gone to pieces. Wo referred some
days ago to the distressed condition of
this monopoly anil the circumstances
that produced it , tlioro being u vast ac
cumulation of stock and the refusal of
English buyers to further proposed ex
actions of the monopoly. The price
contracted to bo paid by the syndicate
fcr copper , in order to enable it to con
trol the world's product , was so liberal
as to greatly stimulate production , and
the supply in excess of the demand be
gan to accumulate as long ago as the
middle of last year. The syndicate ,
however , maintained its price , and
oven after its stock on hand had grown
to enormous proportions and it had
failed in its effort to have production
decreased , it boldly announced an ad
vance of the price. This led the Eng
lish buyers to withdraw from the mar
ket , and then it was that the downfall
of the monopoly 'became imminent.
The value of its shares rapidly de
clined , there was a run on the financial
institution in Paris which was its chief
backer , one of the officials of which com
mitted suicide to escape the calamity it is
now evident ho foresaw , and the syndi
cate has since boon struggling hard and
vainly to save Itself. It appealed to
American copper producers to reduce
the contract price twenty per cent ,
which was acceded to , and it was
thought this might enable the monopoly -
ely to tide over but it had strained ite
credit to the fnrthorest limit and had to
There will bo no general regret that
this monster trust has boon wrecked ,
although a great many must suffer
thereby. The holders of its stock and
of other stocks in which it was inter
ested will lose heavily , the financial
institutions it has ruined will result in
great loss to others , doubtless wiping
out the fortunes of many and the copper
industry of the world will experience n
period of depression. But for every ton
who will lose , ton thousand will gain
while a very valuable lossou has
boon supplied in illustration ol
the evil and danger of such monop
olies , Thpro if , nothing to bo urged in
defense of the copper syndicate. None
of ttio arguments that uro used by the
apologists of other trusts will apply to
it. It was simply a gigantic scheme to
control the world's supply of ono of the
most valuable metals for the purpose ol
plunder- , and for a long time it was able
to carry out its purpose. It is hardly
possible that there will bo an atto'mpttc
revive the syndicate , and the copper
market may bo expected to speedily
find a normal condition , In the process
of readjustment the mining Industry
will suffer sominvhat , and the offeol
may bo to clojo up temporarily some ol
the smaller mines , but with a reduced
prlco Iho consumption of copper will
bo greatly increased , and it cannot ho
long before the situation becomes ngaln
as satisfactory as before the advent of
the wrecked monopoly.
* Tius1 > Hnd indifference of Sixteenth
street property owners and business men
to the invasion and despoiling of Sher
man avonuc by street car tracks is unac
countable. The street derived its prom
inence and activity from the fact that
from Nicholas north it afforded an un
obstructed driveway to the northern lim
its of the city. It was dedicated by
popular consent and official action 'as
the gateway of a system of boulevards
which the city hoped to perfect at an
early day. It attracted people from all
parts of the city , and became the prldo
and joy of the thousands who dally
thronged the thoroughfare for pleasure
and recreation. It made the business
section of the street n panorama of ac
tive life , and gave Ha distinctive character -
actor not possessed by any other street
in the city. To permit its ruin as a
driveway will result in a positive in
jury to business , and rob the people of
THE building of the Omaha , Dodge
City & Southern railroad will open up an
important section of the state and south
west to the jobbers of this city. If the
plans outlined in our dispatches are
carried out , five hundred miles of road
will bo completed this year , the work to
bo pushed from both Dodge City and
Omaha. It is noudless to speculate on
the advantages which the construction
of this line will insure to the country
penetrated and the thriving cities
along its route. It will place the
Omaha stock market in direct commu
nication with the cattle ranges of wes
tern Kansas and Indian territory and
partially overcome the losses caused by
the rainbow lines penetrating Nebraska
from the south. The business men of
the city should assist in every possible
way the building of this road. It will
will cut the Gordian knot which binds
the railroad systems in this vicinity.
THE secretary of the American iron
and steel association , in a recent report
on the condition of the iron markets of
the world , roaches the conclusion that
the iron industries of the United States
nave touched the lowest point of a
period of depression , and that the as
sured prospect is increased demand ,
with a resumption of the employment
of furnaces and mills at low but fairly
remunerative prices. Ho does not an
ticipate an exceptional degree of activ
ity , but a sound and healthy improve
ment that will insure satisfactory re
sults. The iron industry is so consid
erable a factor in the business of the
country that a promise of its revival
from a well informed and conservative
source is of general interest. It is the
rule that when the iron industry is
prosperous all other industries are
GOFF , rightfully governor-
elect of West Virginia , is not seeking n
federal office. Ho has a great right to
defend , and ho proposes to exhaust
every legitimate effort to maintain it.
General Goff will have the respect of
his party and of the country in aoing
this. Ho would worthily fill any oflico
the administration might give , and un
doubtedly the usurping democratic
politicians of West Virginia would wel
come his acceptance of an office under
the government , but ho is not the sort
of a man to abandon the republicans of
his state and leave the field to the
enemy after they have been fairly
beaten. It was little less than un insult
to suppose General God would accept a
federal office under existing circum
stances , and those who suggested it
know little of his courage and fidelity.
A rATHiOTic party by the name of
Wakoman has opened a literary bureau
in Kansas City for the purpose of boast
ing the movement to raise the salaries
of congressmen and senators. ' Mr.
Wakoman observes , with painful ear
nestness , that "a great wrong" is being
perpetrated , that the subject is a delicate -
cato ono , for the members to discuss ,
and that they "aro both to move in this
matter. " Ho does not volunteer any
information on the sourceof his in
spiration , nor furnish specifications of
the " " under which
"groat wrong" our
statesmen labor. They are too modest
to advocate the measure themselves , but
their oars are unfurled to catch the first
faint rumbling of popular approval to
make the grab. If the penurious sum
of five thousand a year does not satisfy
their ambition , their resignation will
bo cheerfully accepted. Thousands of
amateur statesmen are aching for their
THE determination of a majority of
the senate to apply the pruning knlfo to
the extravagant appropriations engi
neered by the plundering combine in
the house , will bo heartily seconded by
every taxpayer of the stnto. No ono do-
hires to cripple state institutions or im
pair their usefulness by denying rea
sonable appropriations to carry them
on , but the line must bo drawn between
legitimate expenses and the voting of
extravagant sums , and thoknifo applied
at the root. The fighting Mentis of
economy in the house have done yoo-
inan service for the state , but tlioy have
not boon able to successfully cope with
the combine and cut down the bills
which mask the plunder. That duty
will full to the satiate , and it is hoped
that body will do its duty vigorously
THE business men and residents of
Sixteenth street who have not boon co
erced by the Motor , andi every citizen
who desires to maintain the only fam
ily driveway in the cityj should glvo
active aid and counsel to the mayor
and city attorney in their efforts to preserve -
servo Sherman avenue for the people
and check the grasping avarice of cor
porations. The people have some rights
which street car companies 'should be
forced to respect.
THE residents of Sherman u venue
who have boon gulled by the slook-
tongued motor popple into eignlnpyiway
their birthright , will do themselves and
the city un irronaroblo injury. The
claim that u street cur tract : will benefit
properly owners" In that section Is ab
surd. It will < \Q \ a positive dntnugo , if
the courts permit It to go on. In orory
city in the country the most desirable
and valuable residence property is that
which fronts onitho boulevards , bccnuso
they are free fr6m the noise and bustle
of business nndnro reserved exclusively
for pleasure arid recreation. If there
was a lack of street car facilities in the
neighborhood ofShormnn avenue , there
would bo some , , justification for the
motor's boomers , but the four parallel
streets on the west afforii ample and
convenient moans of transportation to
and from the north. The authorities
should exhaust every moans to prevent
the ruin of Omaha's only boulevard.
Mn. LINTONin his report to the
secretary of the treasury regarding a
postofilco site in Omaha , omitted to
refer to the recommendation of the site
made by the mooting of citizens hold at
the council chamber pursuant to
the request of Mr. Llnton. It is nor-
hupi fair to infer from this that the
treasury agent did not think well of
that location , but as wo understand the
character of his mission , it was not
simply to report his own views , but to
obtain and submit the popular expres
sion regarding available sitos. As it
is , Mr. Llnton made n partial repre
sentation to the secretary , r.nd that
official has done wisely in deferring his
decision until further inspection shall
bo made of the several sites offered.
GOOD reasonB having buon presented
to the president ngainstscndintr Colonel
Fred Grant as minister to China , whore
the government should bo represented
by an experienced lawyer , ho appointed
the colonel minister to Austria-Hun
gary. The position is of equal dignity
and compensation with the Chinese
mission , and unquestionably better
suited to Colonel Grant. Tiiis recogni
tion of the eldest son of General Grunt
will be satisfactory to men of all parties ,
and undoubtedly ho will fill the position
with credit to himself and the country.
IT is said that Colonel Now , editor of
the Indiannpolisotiniaf , could have
had a diplomatic mission if ho had de
sired it , but ho had a preference for the
consular service with the London pos > t
at his command. Financially , this is
the most desirable ofllce under the gov
ernment , its revenue amounting to
twenty-live or thirt.thousand dollar * a
year , while the consul has no such
coatly demands 'upon him , socially and
otherwise , as a' minister has. Colonel
Now is thoroughly qualified for tlie po
sition , and will make a valuable and efficient -
ficiont consul. ' .
Avcotmnoilntinfr Mr. Gredy.
ClitcAff } Inter-Ocean ,
General GreelyistrylnK to please * this administration -
ministration wltfi"1 the weather , nnd has
scored a great success.
St. Lnuti Gliilie-Dnnocrat.
Let it be known , to the credit of the Demo
cratic ofllceholUcrs , that not one of them
lias yet been so uupdtriotic as to insist upon
quitting the service when requested to go on
drawing his salary until further notice.
An Inviting Field.
JVcie Voi/i H'niW.
For perspiring patriots who want an oflico
away tliero would scorn to bo a mag
nificent opening in the Indian territory. Six
teen fodcr.il oQlcors have Decn lulled in the
territory iusido of a year. Deputj. marshal-
ships , gentlemen ?
Lord Tjindalcs Arctic Trip.
St. Lout * Ioit-Di ] ) itdi.
It Lord Ltndule effects nn entrance into
the cold and exclusive arctic circle , on the
borders of which ho is said to bo , the circle
will take an extensive drop in public estima
tion. But perhaps some ono who will warm
things up' is wanted tliero.
A Sliuincful Position.
A member of tlio Canadian parliament
objects to the proposed extradition bill
because , as ho snys , it would keep millions
of dollars out of the country which Canada
cannot afford to lose. This able statesman
evidently thinks that Canada should remain
a nation of receivers of stolen goods ,
Atlvlco to the Boomers.
Those who thinlc of settling in Oklahoma
should not be In a hurry about starting for
that much-advertised region. The lauds are
not likely to bo opened to sottlonipiit ooforo
July or August , and no advantage can bo
gained by going there sooner than that. In
fact , the law is so framed as to deprive
of homestead rights these who shall acoU
to secure claims by anticipating the action oJ
the government in the matter of establishing
land ofilcos and otherwise providing for
orderly ana prouor settlement.
Lucrative Literary Work.
Kansa Cllu Journal.
"A Half Hour With a Philadelphia Author -
thor , " is the tltln of an editorial in tlio New
York Sun , devoted to moclc admiration ol
the advertisements which appear in the
Philadelphia papers signed "John Watia-
maker. " Wo submit to Mr. Dana that Mr
Wanamaker is u successful author. What is
the modem test of successful authorship !
The financial returns , to bo sure , and Mr ,
Wanatnalcerhas found advertising very lucra
THE AFtfETlNOON TEA.
Lady Randolph Cluirchlll Is affecting pale
green in ncr costumes.
There are 11,000 women In charge of post-
ofllccs lu the Unltcd'States.
Countess Vlrgmla'Knox dl Montercolo has
refused to accept any overtures from her
husband , and she lias decided to go on the
Btago. . |
Women are belnfr'Branted permission tc
practice inodlclno in Hussia with the restric
tion that thuy ulinll , attend only women and
Mrs. Harrison Is looking for a hou.soVocpor ,
She finds that the qaro of the white house
will bo a great nuisance to her unless she has
Paris wonuin now hove a whim for natural
flowers. They are worn on the shoulder ,
epaulette fashion , where they uro in no dun-
gee of being crushed.
Luclo Lcfranco lived ton years next door
to her sister lu Montreal without knowing it
and then the pair oecamo known to cacli
other through their grocer.
A girl In Norwullr , Conn. , refused to got
married after all the guests had assembled ,
explaining that she had made up with an old
lover and Intended soon to go with him to
Mrs. JJaines G. lilalno , Jr. , says tlio reason
she has chosen the theatrical profession la
that she feurs that if Bho went Into comic
opera , owing to her deep contralto voice , shi
might bnvo to take tnalo parts and appear In
The empress ot Austria carries n traveling
baftkot Attcd up so that she Is nblo to make
soup on the cars. It lias silver sauce pans
with gold handles , nnd the omprois declares
that ( mo can make in it bolter broth than any
chef can concoct.
Mary Anderson may succumb temporarily
to the trials of PcrJIta and Mrs. Langtry
fcol the need of rest from Lady Mncbcth's
tribulations , but Mrs. Potter goes right
along with Cleopatra and laughs and grows
fat over the tempestuous career ot the "Ser
pent of Old Nile. "
Ono of the American girls who xvas pre
sented at the queen's drawlngroom was so
embarrassed that she made qulto a faux pas.
She wholly Ignored the queen until after
she had saluted the princess of Wales , when
she suddenly turned around and astonished
her majesty by saying : "Oh , I bog your
pardon , miulnmo , " grabbed her royal hand ,
kissed it and hurried along the lino. The
queen , who Is a terrible stickler about matters -
tors of etiquette , at first looked angry , and
then , catching sight of the amused smile of
the princess ot Wales , she bum Into a pleas
ant laugh and sent the dlscomfiltcd debut
ante away with a few kindly words.
PERSONAL AN' ! ) POLITICAL.
Whltclaw Hold's title Is clear to a mission
President Harrison nnd six members of
his cabinet are Presbyterians. Proctor and
Husk are outside the pious circle.
The Philadelphia North American sug
gests that th re o of a kind ought to beat a
king high in the Samoan conference.
Postmaster General Wauamnlter declares
that the stamp of pluty may pass St. Peter ,
but the postage stamp goes In his business.
Some brilliant statistician estimates that
the diamonds In the country are worth
SI , 000,000,000. This is exclusive of the hotel
Jaico Kllraln sailed for Europe last week.
.When Sullivan hoard the novvs ho rushed to
Boston and drowned bis grief in a bucket of
Miss II n Knts is the natno of n Japanese
student at Wnllcalay college. The stock of
bootjacks in the neighborhood has visibly
Postmaster General Wanamaker recently
said In Washington that In the preceding
two days In hud met only two men who did
not want a postoOlcc.
The Chicago clergyman who attacked the
divorce courts a few \vccks ago is congratu
lating himself on having made an impression.
His church is closed.
Mr. John Scott Harrison , brother of the
president , is talked of as the democratic
candidate for mayor of Kansas City , but It Is
not believed ho would accept the nomina
The dignity that doth hcdgn a chief Justice.
is as useless as the barriers of the poetic lock
smith when love craves its mate. If Pauline
and Matt had not gone to Milwaukee all
would have bcon forgiven.
A colored crook In Jail in Kansas City was
visited by ten women , all claiming to be his
wives. The heartless turnkey refused to
turn him over to their tender embraces , fcar-
Iug a sudden raise in the wool market.
Charles E. Uonner , of Montana , was an
ofllce boy in New York twenty-thrco years
ugo , and borrowed the money to take him
west. Ho Is now worth $4,000,000. The
west is full of such examples , but the ma
jority of them luck , the four millions and a
receipted bill for the passage money.
The preliminary hoot of Waterloo's shoe
maker mayor has relieved the anxiety of the
town. His solo object in accepting the
ollice is to mend the ways of the town , to
heel the lame and crooked und stitch the
rents in the uppers stratum. His awl is
staked on the work , and he is ready to peg
out if failure follows.
Senator Sherman said at a recent dinner
party : "If there is any set of men in the
United States who deserve the sympathy of
the people it is the ofllcers of the cabinet. "
And there are several able statesmen In the
country who are hungering and thirsting
after that kind of sympathy.
The appointment of Mr. Palmer to the
Spanish mission will break up ono of the
pleasantcst senatorial coteries which over
exisistcd fu Washington , Savs a local jour
nal : "It will also break up a noted vocal or
ganization , viz , the quartet composed of
Messrs. Palmer and Mandcrson. When they
sang they sang so hard that no other persons
were necessary to the quartet. "
The approaching state election In Hhode
Island , on April 3 will receive its chief Inter
est from the fact that seven thousand or
moro naturalized citizens will cast their
maiden votes at that time. The proportion
of this now vote , together with the registry
additions from native-born citizens with the
totul vote of the state , Is difficult to obtain at
this time ; but In Providence there are 13,420
names on the registry list , of which 2,399 are
new voters under the Bourn amendment ,
and 2-ll7 are ordinary additions to the regis
try list. If the personal property and real
estate voters this year equal last year's list ,
the total vote in Providence- will bo about
21,000 , or nearly B.O-X ) moro than la 1833.
GOOM-BYB , JUSTICES.
Twelve Local Dogbcrrys Blast FJiiiI
The legislature has Just passed a bill pro
viding for a reduction in the unmoor of Jus
tices of the peace in metropolitan cities.
"What will bo the effect ? " of the bill , was
asked of several , Judges , justices and law
yers. Not having informed thoinsolvcs as to
Its provisions they wcro rather backward In
expressing an opinion , However , they all
seemed to think that six justices would bo
ublo to attend to all the business now re
quired of such ofllcors. At present It Is di
vided between eighteen , but not moro
than one-third of them huvo anything
to do. At least , twelve of them and twelve
constables do hardly enough business In a
year to pay for their salt. It Is the general
impression that with but six justices lawyers
of considerable ability would asplro to the
ofllce. As It Is now , u great majority of the
cases tried recolvo such Irregular treatment
ment that they go up on appeals. Consequently
quently the district court Is burdened with a
lot of putty Hticatlons which not only worry
the judges , clerks and everybody else , but
prevents the progress of moro important
The Commercial National Dank.
Bids lor building the proposed Commercial
National bank at Faroam and Sixteenth
were opened yostorday. 'i'lio bidders are Ar
thur Johnson , Winccoto & Hiloy , J. G. Salis
bury , Aituur & Herd , J , Hyan & Co , , Will-
lam Lester , Richards & Co. , John W. Hurt ,
M. T , Murphy , and K. N. Wlthncll. The g-
urcs range in amount all the
way from $59,000 to fTSOOO. The phms
call for n structure built of utono 00 foot
wide , n foot long and three stories high.
The uoutract has not been awarded.
The old city hall building upon tbo alto of
which the new bank Is to Uu ui-eeted U to bo
torn down and moved uu-ay in
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria ,
When Baby wai nick , we g re bar QaitorU.
Wheu she was a Child , she cried for Castoria ,
When she became lite , sha cluuc to Castoria ,
\ft > ; n rfio hi < ? Children , Bin gave them ( XutorU.
LINCOLN NEWS AND NOTES ,
'A Somowlint Remarkable Oaso In
the District Court.
MINEHART'S TRIAL CONCLUDED.
SovcrnI Witnesses Examined Yester
day , Itut No Now Knots of 1111.
Itortnuco ISlloltcil GonorM
LINCOLN Uunnxu or THE O.MAIU UBS , )
1039 P STHKKT , V
LINCOLN , March CO. |
This morning n somewhat Important cnso
was begun before Judge Field nnd n ury
begun and broke down. It was that of
Nancy Ilrown vs George Urown ct nl to recover -
cover damages under the Slocutn law. The
allegations were that In March , 18S3 , William
II. Urown , the then husband of Nancy
Urown , bccamo Intoxicated In the saloon of
Gcorgo Urown , on the oust sldo ot the gov
ernment square ; that ho started homo at
night , lost his way , fell Into a deep pool In
the Antelope creek , was rescued by neigh
bors , carried to his Icorae , and there died of
an acute attack of pleurisy , brought on , it
was alleged , by the wetting ho got and his
physical condition. This suit was commenced
to recover $7,000 damages by his
widow , she having four children
to support , her own by n previous
marriage. In October hist she remarried ,
and so the damages she claimed was for the
time of her widowhood , George Ilrown hud
also died. His'widow was poor , no attempt
was made to hold his estate , and so his sure
ties had to bear the brunt of this action.
The defense , If it had been entered on. would
have been that William Brown's wife had
married : that when attempting to got her
husband's army pension , n different statement
as to the cause of his death than that sot out
In the petition was given , nnd also that for
weeks before the accidoiit William Brown
had not drank at all In the Brown's saloon.
After other proof had been given two men
were put on the stand for the plaintiff , and
they said that they had not scon the deceased
in Brown's saloon. Mr. Mnulc. of counsel
for the plaintiff , said that this testimony
took them by surprise , previous statements
to counsel having been different to the testi
mony. They had other witnesses , but ft was
no use going further , and they asked the
court to direct u verdict , which was done , It
being for the defendants.
On the balance of the claims of plaintiff
and defendant In the orange elder cnso , the
jury gave to the defendants , Hargrcavcs
Bros. , a recovery of $340.
IUInoheiU't's Trial Concluded.
The * trial of the Methodist Episcopal
church vs. Hev. James Minohart Is on the
eve of closing. Nine witnesses were intro
duced for the prosecution nnd thirty-six for
the defense. The church rested on last Fri
day , nnd the accused called his last witness
at last ovcning'a session. The morning was
occupied by the church in rebuttal. Notb-
iiiir now , however , was developed. Thonino
were faithful in allegiance to the testimony
given , or at least every ono of them recalled.
As before stated by Tun Bii : , the church ,
or the prosecution , feels confident that a case.
has been made against the accused. Thirty ,
at least , of the witnessed on the stand for the
defense are equally confident that the charges
have fallen Hat. It is useless to say that
there has been no conflict in the evidence ad
duced. To cive the testimony of last night
and to-dny would bo but to rehash what has
already been written and road. Nothing sub
stantially now has bcon elicited. At tbo call
of the afternoon session of the investigation ,
Mr. Minohart rose to his foot and after a
few preparatory remarks humbly said ho
was sorry for a severe criticism ho had made
upon a ruling of the chair during the morn
ing's session. It certainly had the ring of
manliness. The confession prompted com
mendatory remarks from Elder Britt and
others on the Jury and Presiding Elder
Miller , who frankly expressed willing for
giveness. Mlnchartagain arose and said :
"Feelings seem to bo mutual , und the good
old song , 'Blest bo the tlo that binds our
hearts In Christian love,1 might bo In oraor. "
"Lot it bo sung , " said the presiding older , and
the chorus of voices that sounded the notes
of this familiar p'eco ' gave no evidence that
a trial was In progress , that whichever way
it cuds , must lead to a hopeless division of a
church that now numbers over two hundred
nud fifty. This fact is concocted by both
sides. It has two V'K ones. Ono represents
sixty or seventy persons and a quarter of a
million dollars , and the other twice that num
ber , miuus any considerable part ot the
The testimony will make about eight hun
dred paces of ordinary fooiscip written out.
It was taken in detail byi a stenographer.
Fred anil Herman Eichoy , Mrs. C. E. Gould ,
G. H. Vaughn , J. H. Steven , Mrs. Dora
Doyle , H. McCurdy , Ilov. Mattie Williams ,
W. D. Smock and W. D. Howard were the
last witnesses called for the defense in the
order named. The last for the church in rebuttal -
buttal , Mr. G. J. Culbortson , evidently lost
his temper under tlio searching cross-exam
ination by the accused. Ho spolro very much
as though his ' -word" was the matter in con
troversy. If the testimony of the thirty
witnesses for the accused can bo re-
Hod upon It will not bo worth very mnoh on
clmtiRo in the future. JSvory unprejudiced ,
person In the room could have very littU
sympathy with olthor tlio witness or whnt ha
said. Ho was worked up to n fever heat ,
Ilov. I'rosson commenced the argument
for the church at 3 o'clock. Ho will bo fol
lowed by Ilov. Minohart , in his own defense. . . .
This will close the case , and the Jury will "
report Its llndlngs nnd sentence of guilty or
not guilty will bo passed. If guilty , Minesl
hurt will bo bounced from the church. If |
not , ho will bo sustained at Qrnca church
and continued as its pastor throughout the
Ono of I to prominent members snld to Tnn
HER representative to-day : "If Minohart
has to co the majority of Qrnoo
church will RO with him. " It
Is the general Impression , however ,
that ho will bo found guilty on the charge of
teaching doctrines contrary to the tenets of
the Methodist churcn. nnd temporarily sus
pended from ministerial work , if not perma
nently. It goes without saying that the
charge of lying falls flat , nnd that It i * not
oven believed , In heart , by the party or
parties who preferred It. It not n good
Methodist. Minohart has certainly been
proven to bo a good mnn.
Supreme Court Proceedings.
Chicago , Ilurllngton & Qulncy vsAbra-
hamson , dismissed.
Bolts va Sims , submitted on motion to
I The following causes were argued and sub
mitted ! Bnrlnss vs Braascho , Capps vs
The Chicago , Burlington & Qulnoy Rail
road company vs James ( two cases ) , Error
from the district court of York county. Af
firmed. Opinion by Jusllco Maxwell. *
Ilawlins vs Kcnnard , Error from the ds !
trict court of Lancaster county. Hovorsod
and remanded. Opinion by Justice Maxwell.
Hamilton vs Fleming Error from the
district court of York county. Reversed un
less romlttltur of ? 30 bo Hied within thirty
days. Opinion by Chief Justice llooso.
Bollong vs Schuylor National Hank. Er
ror from the district court of Colfax county. .
Afllrmcd. Opinion by Chief Justice llooso.
McCreory vs SclmlTer. Appeal from the
district court of Namnha county. Modified.
Opinion by Chief Justice Rocso.
Klnnoy vs Hows. Error from the district
court of Rlchnrdson county. Alllrinod. Opin
ion by Justice Cohb.
Southard et nl vs Bryant , Error from the
district court of Gugo county. Reversed and
remanded. Opinion by Justice Maxwell.
Missouri Pacific Rnilwny Co. vs Vnndc-
venter. Error from the district court of
Richardson county. AfUrmcd. Opinion by
Ctiy News nml Note ? .
Governor Thaycr is in Grand Island , but
will return homo to-morrow morning. Ho ia
said to bo after Hammond with n sharp stck
If ho is found to bo guilty ns charged.
Fitzsluimous is carefully guarded nl the
JoIL But the Iricndsof his victim , William
Reed , will bide the course of the law. They
express themselves as having no fears but
what the law will mote out n terrible ven
AVHAT PEOPtiR TALK ABOUT.
Views nml lntqrvo\vs Caught In Hotel
Corridors and Klsowhcro.
Ben Barrows , chief descriptive writer fey
the Union Pacific road , returned Tuesday
from n flying trip to Denver , Salt Lake city ,
Ogdcn and Cheyenne. Ho says that nil
these places are getting to the front rapidly ,
but Ogaon has n regular high pressure , ICO
pounds of steam to the square inch boom and
everything is flying wild. "I saw scores of
real estate speculators there , " said he , "from
Omaha , Kansas City and Denver , sailing ia
on $50 investments , expecting to make $400
out of them in tWo or three days. Salt Lake
is rather conservative just now , but Denver -
vor grows right along. In the matter of
flno residences she is surpassing every other
town. On Capitol hill I saw at least ono
hundred new houses going up , the cheapest
ono of which is to cost not less than $10,000.
Some of the Fremont , Elkhorn & Missouri
Vnllov boys are onoymg ] tlio sensational
pleasure Just now of telling a good story on
Conductor George Hayncs , who runs ono of
the through passenger trains. The last trip
ho made , among tlio passengers who got
aboard at Omaha was a widow and seven k ]
children traveling on ono ticket. The only
baggage they seemed to have was a largo f J
clothes basket , which , to the casual observer , '
appeared to bo filled with extra ward
robe. The old lady and her largest
oftsprlng , carried it into the coach , whore
they took scats and did the best they could
toward getting it hid botwccn tlio scats and
ou oftho way. Still one-half the basket
protruded and nearly blockaded the passage
way. When Haynes went through" taking
up tickets ho stumbled over tlio obstacle and
angrily ordered the brakeman to get it out of
that and into the baggage car. Then the
poor woman got excited , throw her arms
around Hayncs' neck and begged him not to
inovo the basket as she had two babies
stowed away iu it. The conductor wilted and
said no more.
The First Funeral Over the Brldtro.
Mr. Burkott , the undertaker , says that the
assertion in TUB BKE recently that the fu
neral of three days ago was the first to pass
over the bridge Is untruo. On February 17
a small funeral cortcgo with the remains of
Mrs. Juno Bacon , late of 2707 Hamilton
street , were taken ever the now bridge ana
interred in Council Bluffs.
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