Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, April 02, 1889, Page 5, Image 5

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The thrifty and farseeing man usually lives in his town house. Examine our method and terms for se
curing a home , thus escaping a rent bill every month.
The Patrick Land Company , owners of Dundee Place , makes the following liberal propositions to
parties wishing to build homes in a first class location , with streets all graded and surroundings
guaranteed by conditions in all deeds , as follows.
First The said premises shall be occupied and used for residence purposes exclusively for a period of at least fifteen years from the date hereof , and for no H
other purpose whatever.
Second No residence or dwelling house or other building shall at any time within said period of fifteen years be erected , or kept wholly or parti ) ' , on any
lot hereby conveyed , within twenty-five feet of any street line bordering on such lot.
- Third No residence or dwelling house shall be erected or kept on said lot or lots hereby qpnvcyed , at any time within said period of fifteen years , costing
less than twenty-five hundred ( $2,500.06) ) dbllars , exclusive of other buildings and improvements on said lot or lots.
Fourth The premises'hereby conveyed shall never during said period of fifteen years be used for any immoral or illegal business or occupation ; nor shall
anv soirituous or malt Honors be sold or bartered awav on said nremisaR riminncnM nrJnrl nf fifteen vears.
2OO feet frontage $5OOO
Building loan for house costing $4,000. 4,000
Terms of Payment.
Cash $1,60O
Twelve months TOO
Eighteen months TOO
Twenty-four months TOO
Thirty months TOO
Thirty-six months 600
Five years 4OOO $9OOO
IOO feet frontage . . . $2,5OO
Building loan for house costing $2,5OO. 2,5OO
Terms of Payment.
Cash . $800
Twelve months. . . ' . 35O
Eighteen months . 350 .
Twenty-four months . 35O
Thirty months . 35O
Thirty-six months . 3OO
vears OHO
Increased Loans Made to I hose building Larger Houses ,
Parties wishing the most desirable sites should select the ground now and make arrangements to
build early.
Lots will be sold to those wishing a safe and profitable investment , whether they build this season
Room 25 , Chamber of Commerce ,
W. H. CRAIGPresident. . N. D. ALLEN , Vice-President. W. K. KURTZ , General Manager
( Local Solons Review the Work of
the Thirty-first Session.
Submission the Only Question on
Which the Doloaatiou "Got Left"
Mr. O'Brien Explains His Oou-
noctlou With 8. F. 201.
Tlppresontntlvo Gushing Talks.
"I am glad to bo able to rest , " said ttopre-
sontutlvo Gushing yesterday afternoon as ho
lolled back in an easy chair at the Union
Club ,
"Tho legislature , " ho continued , ' 'became
very , very monotonous towards the last , and
I tell you I am glad it's over. Wo ran seven
days over the allotted time , but If certain
long-winded orators , who talked much about
nothing , had boon choked oft early in the
sosslcn , wo could hare gotten through twenty
days sootier than wo did.
The submission bill was tue only' thing
upon which the Douglas county delegation
got loft , and wo shouldn't have been loft on
tbat had 1C not boon sprung on us'so unex
pectedly upon the floor of the houso. Wo
wore not taken into consideration In the cau
cuses held upon the bill. As it had to cotno
I thlnlc that It caino in the most acceptable
manner to the opponents of the measure.
The so called 'trust bill' Is another object
ionable piece of legislation. If it was a
United States law it would have been all
right enough , but as a state measure it is all
Wrong , and will only serve to drive from the
Btuto certain industries that are beneficial to
her prosperity. I opposed It on this ground.
"I also opposed the banking bill , which I
think was put through solely to benefit cer
tain Jini Crow bunkers , ana opens a direct
way to fraud.
"In the matter of railway legislation there
was none , so that neither tna railroads nor
the people were injured.
This Is tbo first legislature of
the state of Nebraska , by the
way , which over put a chock upon
extravagance. Through the efforts of the
farmers and the democrats. " modestly con
tinued Mr. Gushing , the "bill appropriating
(20,000 to send the militia and others to Now
York was killed and 920.000 morn was
lopped oft the militia appropriation.
"Upon the whole I think the people maybe
bo well satisfied with the work accomplished.
During the last six woolci of the session it
Wfts tuo endeavor of both houses to pass
only uuch measures as would ha of general
"Douglas county has every reason to fool
aatlallod. as wo got everything wo wont
after. Wo had a llttlo tight on the high
school bill , but It went through all right.
Our success can bo ascribed to our unanimity
of action and tbo fact thnt wo wuut on u
B'.lll hunt and didn't spend any of our
wasting' breath and clawing air. "
Senator Faxton.
" 1 think the taxpayers of Nebraska will bo
very well pleased with the work of the last
legislature , " uld Senator 13111Paxton. "Wo
trimmed tuo appropilatlon bills down , I un-
demuud , $059.000. I think these ere the
' figures. Then there were but a very few of
tboso nnuoyluif , llttlo , foolish measures
passed such ns usually Incumbor the records
Of n session of a state legislature.
"In faoi , there were very few foolish ineas
uros , great or small , passed. The ino t dan-
Ronms piece of leglilAtlon.ln my opinion.wa
the passage of the trust bill , which I think
may do harm by winding UP the career
of certain Institutions boveuclal to the state.
"Of cour o , as you undoubtedly know , I
km HguInM prohibition and opposed tuo pas-
aago of the submission bill , but the nicasuro
AS passed is not so bad as It tnifht have been.
"The effect of a vast majority of the newly
created laws will bo beneficial , and especially
is this trim of the legislation uccomplUhod to-
, latluff to Omaha * nd Douglas county. Our
delegation got everything wt > asked for , and
if wo weren't Riven all wo wanted U 1s our
own fault , as wo were certainly tr ut d vor , "
"But I dsn't cart to UU much about tU
session. Hadn't you better go to a repub
lican ? "
Mr. O'JJrlcn.
After a dlllgontsenrch a BEE reporter suc
ceeded In finding the Hon. Oeorco M.
O'Brien and from him secured the following
ntatemeut of afTairs generally at the close of
the Twenty-first session of the legislature.
Mr. O'Brien said : "Douglas county Is par
ticularly fortunate in the way of legislation ,
and the delegation from Douglas have Rood
reason to feel satisfied over the result of
their labors. At the opening of the session
they were mot with considerable prejudice
and In sonia Instances evidences of down
right hostility towards anything that af
fected Omaha. In other words , oar 'name
was Dennis , ' and It was not till so mo time
after the Douglas county contest cases wore
decided that anything like n friendly consid
eration of our wants could bo had. But the
delegation were there to do the host they
could and as the result of tholr endeavors
they can point to the fact that
to label a bill 'Douglas county1
meant its success or defeat just
as the delegation desired. Such a condition
of affairs was never before soon In the his
tory of Nebraska. It Is true that early in
the session a few bills wore passed that did
not meet with their full support , but such
measures became very few as the momoors
made friends. A glance at the list will con
vince tbo people of the counties that whllo
little nolso was raised tholr interests were
being carefully looked after.
Not having his memorandum with him ,
Mr. O'Brien was unable to remember the
various bills immediately concerning Doug
las county , but mentioned the police
relief fund bill , the banking bill , the
the deep water harbor bill , register of deeds ,
street railway consolidation , Omaha charter
and South Omaha charter , garnishment bill ,
labor days , jnstlcos of the peace , and bill to
prevent any state ofllclal from being con
cerned In or connncctcd with any city or
state contract work. In reference to
the justice of peace bill , senate file 210 ,
which Mr. O'Brien was orroneonsly re
ported as endeavoring to kill , and the
the publication of which reports caused him
to feel very Indignant. Ho said that ; "As
a matter of fact bo was the father of the bill
and had introduced the same In the house
( house roll 369) ) , giving to Senator Ijains a
copy to introduce in the senato. When the
newspapers reported him as fighting the
measure his friends helped nmlto the matter
worse by trying to help him kill It. After
much trouolo the bill put up for third
reading , only to bo Indefinitely positioned.
Nothing daunted , the following day , anil
only twenty-four hours before the time sot
for adjournment , ho went to each member
on the floor and enlisted tholr btrongth , suc
ceeded In resurrecting the bill , * reconsider
ing the Veto whereby the same was indefi
nitely postponed , had the bill recommitted to
the committee of the whole , nuioodod , re
ported back , amendments engrossed and
printed aud the bill put upon its paisa u.
carried her through and had the same signed
-by the governor. "
Tbo dlnloulty of which is apparent when
ono considers the vast amount of legislation
which usually crowds-the closing hours of a
session which had to bo displaced to allow
even a momentary consideration of anything
not ou the lilt. Mr , O'llrion saya he feels
proud of his victory , Ono measure referred
tp in the above uioiitionad bills will probably
exercise no llttlo influence in letting of the
city's paving /owcriog contracts this
season , and tnat is senate file " 01 , which
prohibits participation in such work by any
city or state official. Tno attention of the ,
olty council mljjht b < T called to the Same.
Banking and lumber business for sale.
Inquire of 0 < E. Loorals , under Capitol
National bunk , Lincoln , Neb.
Paolflo llMllroftd Debt.
WAHliKOTOjf , April 1. The debt of the Pa-
clllo railroads for bonds Issued and interest
paid by the United State * , ana the condition
of the sinking fund act of May 7 , 1S7S , Is as
follows ]
1'rinoIpaLoutstanding , tGl,033Rl2. Interest
accrued nud not yet paid , fJO itS'.i.OS. Inter-
oat paid by the United States , ttOl5J7V4.ia. (
Interest repaid by the companies : By trans
portation eervlco , filOSllT'J.10 ; by cunh pay
ments of a per cent not Gainings , tMOU-
037.03. UaUuco of Interest paid by tbo
United States , t57.i&3,060.46. Sinking fund ;
Uonrts , J10.87CG.Vj ) wall , $199,050.73 , total ,
The 1'ollco Want to Deprive the Den
ver Robber of It.
Chief Soavoy has received a circular from
the chief of police of Denver offering $2,500
reward for the arrest of C. J. Wells , the fol
low who committed the unparalleled robbery
of the First National banu of Denver last
Friday , scouring altogether about $131,000.
The following were the bills taken : Ono
bill of $10,000. several 81,000 bills , some
$ ,100 bills , several $100 bills , some
$50 , * 20 and $10 bills and $1,000
In S O gold pieces. The robber is de
scribed as follows : Ago , thirty-two to thirty-
sovcn , height five feet oigr.t and a half
inches , weighs from 145 to 155 pounds , com
plexion dark , sunburnt or somowbat weather
beaten , regular features , but an unpleasant
expression ; dark eyes with wild lee k ;
shoulders round , style of walk nervous ;
were light-weight brownish overcoat , some
what faded ; faded black aerby hat ; scarf
with pin that looks like n gold dollar ; wears
long link plated watch chain , now nickel
pistol ; were a pair of shoes with thick solos
and pointed tees ; ra'bor slouchy dress ;
rather heavy brown moustaoho ; had the ap-
pcaranoo of a man used to outdoor work ,
knob ns driving or riding.
Catarrh Curort.
A clergyman , uftor years of suffering
from that loathsome disease , Catarrh ,
and vainly trying every known remedy ,
at last found a recipe which completely
cured and saved him from death. Any
sufferer from this dreadful disease send
ing n solf-addrossod stamped envelope
to Prof. J. A. Lowronco , 88 Warren St. ,
Now York City , will recelvo the recipe
free of charge.
All Fools' Dny.
Yesterday was the first of April ,
All Fools' day the world over.
The custom of playing tricks upon
people and sending them upon bootless
and ridiculous errands is ono not easily
traced to any tangible or definite source.
Some authorities claim that It had Ita origin
In some ancient pagan custom , such ns the
Hull festival among the Hindoos , or the
Itomans' feast of fools. Others say It had
Its birth among the Germans in the outlying
low country at the base of the Iiartz moun
tains In the general festival accorded spring
in the times almost prehistoric. In no
country , however , ore the pranks of the first
day of April , so exaggerated mid numerous ,
as they are bi this country , .particularly
among the llttlo folk. There is nothing so
enjoyable to u youngster as to catch -his
eldpis napping , and it is curious ilio ingenuity
exercised to bring about the desired result ,
No one gets angry at an April fool's ' trick ,
honeo tnu liberal indulgence In them by the
children at the oxpcuso of the grown people ,
Mnlca no Atlstake.
By dispelling the symptoms so often mis
taken for Consumption. SANTA ABIE has
brought gladness to many a household. By
Its prompt use for breaking up tho. cold that
too often Develops lute that fatal dlseasa ttiou-
sands cun bo saved from an , untl o'iy grave.
You make no mistake by hueplng a bottle of
thU Pleasant remedy 'A your house. CALL
rOUNIA OAT-/v-uuilK is equally effective
in eradicating all traces of nosul catarrh.Both
of these wonderful California remedies are
sold and warranted by Goodman Drug Co.
| 1 a package , 3 for f J.50.
IJonds Mature ,
Tbo 1200,000 worth of Omaha railroad
bonds , which were Issued twenty year * ago
by the city for the construction of the "Union
Pacific bridge and depot , foil duo yesterday.
About $10,000 of the securities wore re
deemed yesterday by City Treasurer Rush ,
The bonds bore 10 per cent Interest , aud the
city was glad to redeem them. When tha
paper was Issued. April 1 , ISO'.i , It was a hard
matter for-tho railroad company to dispose
of It. Some of the bonds gold as low as 60
tier cent , but later tha eastern brokers were
kicking themselves for not gobbling up the
whole lot , as the bonds soon proved to bo the
best security ever isnued by Omaha ,
gardun and field , ondg. Wm.
Sloven & Co. , 10th und California.
A Hoportorial Visit to the Saloons
There in Operation.
The DogRcrlcs on No-Man's Imnd ,
Otherwise Known ns Cut-Off
Island The Ardent
at Valley.
A Frco Drink.
The attention of the people , now tbat th
saloons in tbo city are closed on Sunday , is
directed to the resorts In the country con
tiguous to town. Many of those are situated
in the two-railo limit , and pay no license to
the county. The saloons outside this oolt
are compelled to pay $500 annually. A week
ago a UEB reporter made a tour of the liquor
establishments within the two-mllo limit and
describes those there found. In connection
with these is the saloon of Henry Vollstodt ,
which is beyond tbo limit in question and
which docs not pav any license at all. There
Is also appended a reference to two more
saloons at Valley which are run In defiance
of law.
The county license is paid to the county
treasurer , In quarterly installments of $125 ,
the commissioners not having changed in
favor of cusn payment for licenses when the
city decided to conform to the state law.
When towns are incorporated , the license
fee is paid to the corporation.
The military road runs in an Irregular
manner northwestward through the city. It
is the main avenue along which flows the
streams of farmers to and from the city and
country boyond. It U lined with
saloons , no loss than five of
them being found within about a milo and a
half of the city limits. The first of these Is
found Just beyond the city limits. It is the
old Howies place and is now run by L. J.
Jespereon. It In n plain atructuro with high
front stops and the proprietor Is only too
glad to waltz out to his patron on tbo road
and serve them with foaming lager. His
patronage from the immediate neighborhood
does not amount to , much , the greater part
being derived from ( he farmers and travelers
along tbo load. Last year , ho hardly paid
expenses , but now' that the Sunday law is
enforced inside the city limits , he expects to
make up for past losses.
Further western a llttlo oimuoslto structure
consisting of a cottage transformed into a
beer hall , flanked on ono side by a nubile
buggy tbcd and on the other by a "sitting-
room for ladles , " ( i In this modest
little place Adam Frabm dispenses
liquors of all kinds and as an Inducement to
further the saloot tUpJ , has provided a
small > ! S&'i table for His patrons.
Still further to tho-went , tbo largo dark-
brown two story bouno of Charles Tiotz
looms , llko a good sized country Inn. There
are trees to tbo wo mad north of It which
shade a pretty garden containing rustle
bonohes , chairs and , tables , a ten-pin alloy ,
and shooting gallery. Connected with the
liouso Is A spacious dttilco hall which is used
on Sunday * In both summer and winter. Sun
day afternoons In the former teason , there is
a miscellaneous gathering of young and old ,
and the hours are spent In enjoyment of all
tbo pleasures which the place affords.
Next along the road In the saloon line Is
the brlok structure of J. Jensen. It has lust
been completed. Tbo proprietor has Just
moved Into It and everything is Just as fresh
as it oould well be after the bands of the ar
tisan , Jensen is a contractor and some of
the money ho earned from the county in
grading has gone'in to this structure ,
Thp last saloon ou tbo road is located on
the Junction of Mayno street. It is located
in n little house which was evidently Intend
ed for a residence. Over this presides u.
Oismarcklan gentleman named J. Tuomten.
H is a modest little place and U but a short
aUtanco m ldo the western boundary of the
two mlle limit.
On Mercer avenue or Cumtng street , Just
ouUldo the bait line , is a pea-green house ,
and In this H. P. Hanson soils some oxcol-
leiit brewing , He formerly woruod In town
for a Jewelry firm and is now Just beyond
the border. On Sundays , since the closing
order went Into eftedt , his business has
trebled , and ho expects it to increase with
every Sunday.
Ou West Dodge near the Patrick resi
dence Henry Kuchl has transformed a prott/
little cottage Into a homo of Gambrlnus , ana
a few hundred feet further west A. Hartman -
man has emulated his example. The patronage -
ago of those saloons U derived from tho-
laborers In the surrounding grading jobs
and brickyards.
Still further west on Dodge street on the
road to MoArdlevillo and west of the North-
\ycstern track , Henry Vollstodt , a deputy
sheritT of Douglas county , has transformed
the front room of his residence Into a bar.
Henry is n big , good natured gentleman , re
sembling Joe liodfield. Ho is about a mlle
west of the two-mile limit. Ho sells
no beer , because his patronage Is not such as
to warrant such an undertaking. Ho there
fore soils whisky , light drinks , and cigars.
Henry pays no license to the county , and is
thus violating the law , which requires him to
plank down $500 for the privilege. Ho was
asked how ho managed to evade the law , and
said that ho was out of the way and did not
hurt the ether saloon hoopers and they did
not trouble him.
On the Millard road at West Lawn , near
the Omaha basket and mantel factories , is
the pretty West Lawn hotel , Just fresh from
ttio painter. It 1ms a pretty saloon , a large
carriage shed , u finely-shaded yard , and may
yet bccomo a favorite resort. It is run by C.
T. Stafford.
Nearer Omaha , and adjoining the hotel , Is
Henry Kuscr's place , beautifully shaded , sup
plied with walks , summer houses , ton-pin
alleys and shooting galleries. Here also is
tbo range of the Omaha SchuoUen vorcin ,
composed of the leading Gorman marksmen
of iho city. Hero they meet in friendly com
petition every Friday and Sunday. The
range la also well patronized. This Is-llio
leading garden and Sunday resort around
Omaha. Everything Is kept in excellent
condition , and the patronage on Sundays is
very largo , families frequently being found
among the visitors.
Further east on the road homeward , near
Saddle creek , is the saloon of J. Ludns , and
u llttlo nearer to totvn is that of Ed. Lccders ,
ox-councilman. It is situated o'n the banks
of the raging Saddle creek , and on Sunday
attracts a largo number of people from town.
The encrgotio proprietor has a number of
seventh-day attractions , which .his patrons
alwyas Una Interesting ,
On Cut-Off Island there are now six
saloons , and by next Sunday there will bo ,
doubtless , six more added to the number.
Those now In existence have sprung up
within a very short time and the Sunday
closing order will liavo the effect of giving
life to many more ,
Recently the city engineer made , at the
request of the local authorities , a survey of a
part of this Neman's land and decided that
the city limits extended 231 feet east of the
Locust street bridge. Within this territory
there were three saloons. Thosa have cow
boon moved to a safe distance beyond
tbo city line und are now re
puted to bo in Iowa. As u con
sequence neither their proprietors nor these
of the other saloons are ccmijollea to pay any
license , at leust to foe authorities of Omaha
or Douglas county. If they aio subject to
any authority U Is that of Council Ulu/Ts or
Pottawatamlo county In Iowa. Some of
these are now but flimsy structures , but the
greater number are llttlo cottages aud huts
utilized for saloon purposes. They are
patronized , as a rule , by a hard-looking
class of people who sit and smoke and drink
and gamble in small stuffy apartments.
Yesterday they did a thriving business and
hundreds of people visited the .island , who ,
however , never crossed tbelr threshold ,
These saloons arc kept by Captain Kent
who has established a road house on the
north end of the Island. This Is the most
pretentious structure on the placo. U fronts
the best part of the lake. It is being flanked
by a line beach , which will perhaps make It
favorable as a resort. Kent's place although
farthest by land from the city , is said to be
really In the olty limits , being within the
meander of the river , which has never been
changed , If this bo true the e&llant cap
tain will very likely bo called upon to p < iy
his license of 11,000. The other saloon keep
ers are Blsler. who runs the senate , Captain
Van Ormnn. White , and "Shorty , "
North of Cut-off lake and lust immediately
beyond the northern and eastern boundary
of the city is another saloon of modest pre
tensions. It is owned by a mm named
O'Donnell. It U the first met in tlili dlroo-
- *
tion within the two-mllo limit. Further to
the north are four road houses known qs tbo
"Mint , " kept by W. H. Gonsoluss-Lako
View House , Gustavo Scssoman ; a third by
Hill & Marsh , and tha island House just
opened by Peter Begcl.
Waterloo mm Valley.
Vnlley 1ms three saloons , ovorono of which
a female presides named Mary Oyster. Mary
is about fifty-five summers , and Is known by
nearly every railroad man on the Union Pa
cific , Jmving manipulated schooners at Valley
for the past fifteen years. She Is of Gor
man birth and when questioned yesterday as
she stood with ono hand on a beer faucet and
a 20pound sledge in the ether , she said :
"Yes I do von goot business hero und now
ven do saloons doy olose mlt Omaha do rail-
root boyn doy cum out hero for doir boera. "
Mary does a "goot" business , ns the empty
ttoga in front of her rookery plainly demon
strate. The other two places am conducted
by William Harrier and Peter Fouts , re
spectively , and although the habitation of
the place is scarcely three hundred the rum
shops report business "excellent. " The sa
loonkeepers Keep open tholr places day and
night together with Sunday If business de
mands. Ard the report is that any tlmo a
man has a half-dollar burning his reccptaelo
ho can have an oportunlty to spend It at any
hour of the night. _
That Tired Fooling
Afflicts nearly every one in the spring.
The system having become accustomed
to the bracing air of winter , is weak
ened by the warm days of the changing
season , and readily yields to attacks of
disease. Hood's Sarsaparilla is just the
mcdicino needed. It tones and builds
up every part of the body , and also expels -
pels all impurities from the blood. "Try
it tliis season.
JIo Disoovcrs the AVondora of North
ern Nobraiika.
CnADiioN , Nob. , March 23. [ Special to
Tun BEn. ] Wonderful Nebraska I I have
koown for two years that eastern and cen
tral .Nebraska is the most fertile and the
surest agricultural section in the great west
This the loaded corn bins from Omaha nl-1
most to Sidney prove to every ono. But an
Impression has always prevailed that In your
extreme northwest towns , the Black Hilli ) ,
the soil becomes thin. How mistaken we
all are I I have just ridden through seven of
your northern and extreme western counties
and hero I find the richest and surest farm
country in the stnto. South of DeaJwood ,
la Sioux , Dawcs and Shorldan counties uro
their chest and blackest pralrlo lands
of the state. Box Uutte la a veritable
garden of Eden and awaiting the coming of
Adam. Last year thn corn crop was prolific
all along the Ulkhorn Vnlley railroad. Atone
ono tlmo to-day I saw In Sheridan county
thirty plows turning uu the side soil , Tbe
soil is full of alkali , jiiul spring wheat yields
phcnoinlnally. I can bay now thnt north
western Nebraska is the best and surest
farm country open to ecttloinonl. t say open
to settlement , for , in Ctio.venno. Sioux , Box
Butte and { Sheridan counties , tboro Is still
government land.
At Uushville , twenty-five mllei east of
Cbadron I found a town throe year * old with
a tbousaud people. When I asked the rail
road agent now the farmers were doing , he
said :
"Sheridan county is wonderfully prosper
ous. This now town shipped out over $300-
000 worth of wheat , corn aud cattle hist year
and will shin twice as much next year. Wo
are Just gottlag started. "
Deadwood is the llvo town in the Hills
above Cbadron , but Cbadron is tha munici
pality of UQituwoitorn Nebraska. The U.
& M. has Just bought extensive coal and
oil lands over in Crook county , Wyoming.
west of the Black Hills , and hundreds of
men are working on this track near Cliadron
wlioro It crosses thn Klkhoru Valley road.
The Union I'nolflo li building into tbo
Wyoming coal fields , aud Is nlreiiuy within a
few miles of Douglas and Fort Fottermau.
The St. Paul will build on from Chamber
lain , Dak. , as soon as the big Sioux reserva
tion is opened. Wonderful coal nod marble
Holds are opening up in Wyoming , west of
the Nlobrara line , and an oil field that will
cause the blushes to coma to thu most san-
gulno oil men In Bradford and Findloy. Tlio
J $ .
Elkhorn Vnlloy road It loaded with now gait
tiers looking for the millions of ncfes of laacl
along Its lines , suitable for both woat and
TUB i-noFEssioNAif noMKSTJUi > nn.
Many of the professional homostoadanl
whohuqtgood hind , "prove up" and sell RJ
are selling tracts now near the Elkhorn Val
ley railroad in western Nebraska at from $3
to ? 5 per aero and then going further away to
look for mof o. They find the same rich" block
soil extending clear up to the Blactt Hills.
There are farms' id western Dakota , sloping
down from the Black Hills , that will -pro
duce sixty bushels of corn and thirty bunhelf
of wheat to the acre. These are the lands
that the world has bolicml to bo"a desolate
wnsto. But the Elkhorn Vnlloy road ha *
brOuirht these splendid lands Into the tha
market , and now there is a scrub ractf bo-
twcen the Union Pacific and B. & M. to coma
in and enjoy the harvest. y ,
I mot the professional homesteader to-day .
In Sioux county , the extreme northwest <
county ofNebraska. . Ho stood by a prarla
schooner out of wliioh came n 8tovo-f > ip .
Behind was a cow and calf and two dogs ,
"Wlioro Is your homo ! " I naked.
"Il'nt got no house , " ho said , ni ho Inoi(6d
ono of the dogs and took a chow 6f tobacco.
"Wlioro do you llvof"
"Whored11 live } " ho exclaimed Indlffc
nantly. "I ilon't have to live anywhere. I'm
marchin' r.hcd of clv'lizatlon , sir. I'm home *
stoadin' . "
"Well , whore do you sleep } " j
"Sleep } I sleep over on the government
land , drink out of the North Finite , cat JaolC
rabbits and raw wolf. But it's gottin1 too
thickly settled round Hero for mo.I Raw a
land agent from Buffalo Gap to-day , and
they say a whole family Is coinln' up tha
North Platte llfty miles oolow hero , , 'It'j
getting too crowded for mo hore.strangor , 1
leave for the Powder river country to-rnqr- '
row. I can't stand the rush I"
_ EM PEUKiiia.
A New Train.
The connecting link between Nei ,
braskiv and Kansas has just boon placed <
in service by the Union Pacific railway. '
This train leaves Council UluiTa daily'M
4:40 : a. m. ; leaves Omaha at 6:05 : & . M. , < $
and runs through without cbang ? t4
Manhattan , Kan. , m airing- direct eem *
noctlons there with the Kansas divide1-
of the Union Pacific railway for all *
points in Kansas and Colorado west
bound , and for Topeka , Lawrence , Kw
sas Cltyjand points east and south'rl *
. . ,
p. in. , and Omaha at 11:20 : p. m. , Coun
cil Bluffs 11:40 : p. m. , making direct
connection with Kunsus division trains
from Kansas City , Lawronoo , Topoku
and the oust , und from Don vor , Balina ,
AbeUno and all points wont , enabling
passengers to visit the principal points
in Knnsus and Nebraska in the shortest
possible titno. These trains have first-
class equipment , constating ol smoking
curs and flrst-qlusa day coaottos of the
latest pattorn. The now train will fill
a long folUwant , and U bound to bo
popular. _
flurrying Up tue Charleston.
WAS it i NO TON , April 1 , The secretary ol
the navy has cabled to Auckland that the
men of the wrooked naval vessels who art
sent home are to como to Sun Francisco.
{ { onewod instructions hare been sent to
San Francisco to hurry forward the prepara
tion of the Charleston , and every effort wll !
bo mada to ( jot her guns and carriages Iran *
ported overland at the earliest possible mo
Children Cry for Pitchor't Castorla. I '
When DAby ITM sldfro govo h r Cwtorta.
Wbtn nh WM & Child , eh erlod lot Cuter ! * ,
When ahp became Him , abe clunp to CastorU ,