Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, April 21, 1889, Part I, Page 3, Image 3

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These goods just received , all of excellent quality , and latest fashions. D Tiring the coming week
we offer , to enable yon to clothe yonr person in Vanderbilt fashion for $10. Here are a few of the
suits offered :
A Fancy Plaid Cassimere , serge lined , worth $15. An all wool fancy plaid cheviot , serge linedhandsome , worth
An all wool salt and pepper grey Cheviot , serge lined , $15. .
worth $17.
' An extra fine quality in striped cassimeres , worth $16.
A fancy mixed cheviot , very stylish , fine Farmer's satin
lining , worth $18. An all wool light grey cheviot , very nobby , serge lined ,
Black or brown corkscrew worsted , serge lined , not bound , worth $16.
4 worth $16. Blue or black all wool wale worsted , serge linedworth $18.
A pepper and salt Cheviot , 4-button cutaways , worth $15. . An all wool invisible check cassimere,4-button , cutaway , neb by , worth $17
An all wool black wale worsted , 5-button cutaway , worth $16. ' All wool light grey cheviot , serge line d , worth $16.
We have added to this Special offering , many suits of which there are two and three , left of certain lots , in order to close out that lot. Some of these goods are worth
Double the price at which they are going.
And Movements of the Various.
Loaders and Lions.
A Broczy Clint About Subjects of
Social Intercut Including ; Per-
Honnl GosHlp and Forecasts
of Coining Events.
Past Lriiten FcHtlvitlaa.
O1JEK Lont'a forty
days of prnyor nnd nb-
stliicnco end to-day , nnd
the nlr la full of rumors
1 of coining social events
The Emmet Monument
association leads the van
wit i n party next Tuesday
evening at Masonic hall.
Phis association lias been In
[ existence twenty years , and
' ' '
Ita'a'nnuul'balls arc always great social suc
The eighth annual May party of the Homo
Circle club takes place Wednesday evening ,
Mny 1 , tit Masonic hall. Tncso May parties
nro nlwuys looked forward to with consld-
crablo pleasure by the * club member ! ) . On
this occasion the hall will bo beautifully
On the same evening at Exposition hall the
"Woman Uulicf corps gives Its first annual
ball for the benefit of destitute cx-soldlcrs ,
their widows and orphans.
April Hd tlio gnpaicn and conductors of the
Omaha Cable Tramway company glvo their
llrst annual ball nt Exposition hall. Already
enough tickets luivo boon sold to make the
event an assured success.
Vcstu clinptcr gives n May party on the
ovcnlng.of May a , nt Masonic hall. The par-
tics given by the chapter In the past are t > uf-
llclent gnurantco of the coming event being
n pleasant one.
To-morrow evening , the young people of
the Soutnwcstcrn Lutheran cliuneh will
colubrato the end of Lout by givingnnorungo
social at the homo of Mr. John bwobo , Pa-
citlc strcot and Georgia nvonuo.
An Easter fair will bo hold next Saturday
evening , at the residence of Mrs. Joseph
Darker , for the benefit of St. John' * church.
A number of very pretty nrtlclcs.nro being
The Onolo lodge gives its second annual
entertainment on Thursday ovenlnu. A
inUHiciil programme and dancing are to bo
the order of the evening.
A Farewell I'urty.
Miss Zipplo Strauss was tendered a fare
well party last Thursday evening by Mrs. A.
Lewis , attended by about thlrly-llvo of her
friends. Games , dancing and refreshments
ivcro the onlur of the evening and a most
enjoyable evening was spent. At tbosup-
per table one of the party arose , and in a
jicdt little speech presented Miss Strauss
with n handsome gold ring with the compli
ments of her Omaha friends. The young
lady \\yjs almost overcome , and It was souio
tlmo before she could sufllcicntly recover
herself to thank the donors. Miss Strauss
leaves for her homo in Tltusvlllo , I'a. , Tues
day , She has bocn visiting hero for coma
time , us the guest of her sister , Mrs. M.
Meyer , and during her stay has uiado many
friends , who all deeply regret her departure ,
and hope to have her in their midst in the
near future.
aio.VIIUfor anil tlio Centennial Hall.
The gieat Ward MoAlllstor still remains
unrunicd. It needs n philosophic spirit to
fill * o high a place as his , and MoAlllstor
coins to have that kind of a spirit. Notwithstanding -
withstanding all the aggravation bo has re-
celvod from the legislature , the aldermen
nn.l the newspapers , nnd also from the action
of tha centennial committee in taking away
nearly all the power with which ho was In *
vested a few ucoka siuco in connection with
, > -
the great ball notwithstanding the whole of
it , ho has not been heard to say ' 'd n" once
by any of tils familiar friends. If ho dtdn t
luivo n true philosophic. spirit ho
probably would huvo said it n
hundred times. Ho was almost
the whole ball committee at first , but now ho
is only u small part of it , un oxceedinply
small part , as nearly all his authority has
been transferred to others , yet ho does not
murmur or make a fuss in any way. Ho
bides his time and seems confident thutovury
thing will como right at last. One of tiicso
inquisitive persons who sometimes send short
notes to newspapers asked the other duv.
"Who the devil is McAllister , anyway } "
Who is McAllister ? Well , in the first place ,
Ward McAllister is a southern man , a na
tive or Georgia , not fur from sixty years old ,
and a resident ol Now York nearly forty
years. Ho was trained for the bar und ad
mitted to it , but his inclinations being social
rather than legal , ho has been bet
ter known all along in the clubs and the
social world In general than In his profession.
Ho is in the fullest sense a. society man , liv
ing in good but not extravagant Style on u
regular income from property , and making
himself especially useful to the social world
us un organizer and innnngcr of fashionable
events. Ho Is neither pretentious nor
ofllcious , and ho Is not In any scnso a dude ,
though ho has been often represented in that
character. His friends say ho Js a "good
fellow , " are nil ready to stand up for him ,
and regard the fun miulo of him as u social
celebrity by professional wits as very poor
stuff. "Ward McAllister is always a gentle
man , " Is ono thing they say quite often.
Though ho does not talic much on the sub
ject , ho certainly must feel that ho would
have done much better for himself had ho
kept out of the centennial business al
St. John's Muslcnlc.
A musiealo Is to bo given for the * pufJoso- |
of establishing a music fund for St. John's
collcglato church. It mav be the moans of
organizing a surpllccd choir , which is being
contemplated. In any event it will enable
the choir to furnish oven bettor music than
it has in the past. The programme com
prises the names of some of our best local
talent nnd will draw largely , regardless of
the worthy cause. Tlio following is the pro
gramme :
Parade March Hnrtiftan
Mandolin and Guitar Club.
Mandolins : Guitars ;
Henry Hustln , Will Doane ,
Grant W. Kenney , Howard A. Clark ,
Harry V. Uurkloy , W. S. Widonor.
Quartette Invitation to Dunce Jutigst
Temple Quartette Messrs , Wherry ,
Wheeler , Uurkloy and
Soprano Solo Sweet the Angelus Was
Kinging G. Opcrti
Mrs. Uouscarcn ,
Violin Solo Selected Mr. Edw J. Brett
Tenor Solo Of Theo I am Thinking ,
Marguerua E. Meyer Helmund
Mr. D. A. Wheeler , Jr.
Soprano Solo She Wandered Down the
Mountain Sldo Clay
Mrs. Martin Calm.
l-AUT II ,
Violin Solo Scene Do Hullet Do Uoriot
Mr. Edw J. Urctt.
Itccltation Yiishti N. P. Willis
Miss Anderson.
Hass Solo No More Perkins
Mr. Uovol II. Franco.
Soprano Solo Cheretto Hocckol
Mrs. Martin Calm.
Quartette Night Witchery Storch
Temslo Quartette.
Selection Mandolin and Guitar Club
Accompanist , Prof. J. A , Schenk.
Tlio Ancestry of the Dude.
U Is becoming the habit of certain persons
to rail against what is termed swell dressing
and the young gentlemen who Indulge
therein , This ubuso of good dressing Is a
common mistake on the part of our broad *
minded , rugged philosopher. From the tlino
of Socrates some clever men have scon tqan-
hood and bravery in unkoinpt hair and
towslcd clothes.
Why is Vhlsl
Isn't ' good dressing ono of the many flno
arts of civilizationi Hasn't it been a murk
of noble blood and distinction from the tlmo
Eve nmdo a Mother Hubbard out of tig
leaves ! And weren't there uude * In the
biblical days more gorgeous , more onmto in
their decorations than any who walk Peacli-
tree upon those fair April afternoons (
Mon had to get , themselves up royally
when they had to keep their four or live
hundred wives in love with them. Our
swells of the nineteenth century btill strive
to nmko their c'mrnm ' appreciated by wives
only they are somebody clsu's wives and
that makes the desire stronger and the ex
ertion more exciting.
A man may be u dttdo .ind anything else ho
wants to at the same tini" . Augustus Cicaar
was a dude ar , home , and Solomon's
glory is a biblical chestnut.
Absolom was a dude of the first water : hemet
met his death through Ins vanity about long
curling locks. David was as gorgeous in his
raiment us Kyrlo Hollow , and that's ' thu wuy
ho happened 10 c.itch the fancy of his friend's
wile. D.inicl Webster would never make u
speech unless ho wore u dress coat , so his
valet had to paok onp up in his vntiso when
hi ) went around stumping the country.
Yes , any man can bo a dude without harm
ing himself or his fellows.
A literary fellow is about the last ona
would suspect of dudcism. People say of
suchunonn ; "Oh , ho don't care for dress ;
he's too absorbed to think little things. "
That's not the real reason. He's too poor to
bo paying for tlno clothes , and that's why ho
goes slouchy.
lluslncss Versus Society.
In this ago society maltcs demands upon
young men which , if fulfilled , are bound to
unlit him for business. No merchant or law
yer wants a salesman or clerk that devotes
three-quarters of his cvenintrs to parties ,
dances , etc. Tlio man who doesn't get to bed
until 1" 1 o'clock three
or at night or four
times a , week is in no condition to transact
business at 7 o'clock the next morning. Ynt
that's what our young men are trying to do.
Twentylivecara ago wo thought nothing
of working from 7 o'clock In tlio morning
until 11 o'clock ut niirht , day in and day out.
Now-a-days the young men think they nro
abused If they c.ui't go homo atI or 5
o'clock. Hard work , perseverance and econ
omy nro the attributes of u successful man ,
no matter what his vocation may bo.
Ijltrrnry Militiamen.
The session of the Croighton Guards 'lit
erary society last Monday evening was an
unusually Interesting one. The first thing
on the program was the excellent rendition
of ' 'Spartacus , " by Mr. J. A. Hoonoy , Ho
was followed by Mr. IX C. Shelley , who read
an essay on "A Typographical Error. " Mr.
Shelley took for illustration a twenty-four
pugo Chicago paper , estimated the number of
typo in it und demonstrated how remarkable
It is that more errors do not nppcr. After
un excellent pUno duct by Miss Maud Husslo
and MM. James A. Atwood , Dr.
Murphy delivered a splendid oration on
"Tho Profession of Arms. " This
was followed by an impromptu debate on
the subject , "Hesolved that Private Owner
ship of Land Should bo Abolished , "
The society has organised a > class in litera
ture that will meet ono a week to study
treat authors , Mr , J , A , Hoonoy will have ,
charge of It and the first meeting will bo
next Tuesday night , ongfollow will bb the
first author studied , and Mrs. Haly will read
an easily on nis life. Each member of the
class will rccito fifteen lines from Evango-
AVclcbino to Kcv. French ,
Rev. J. M. French , tlie now pastor at the
First United Presbyterian church , was ton-
do red a most pleasing reception uy the mom.
bers of his new /lock -Thursday evening.
Most elegant refreshments were served and
a number of ministers delivered welcome ad
dresses. ,
Knslor M ft Ing.
A peculiar Easter-Sunday custom Is still in
vogue in Bomo of the northern counties In
England. On that day the men parade the
streets with the ' privilege of "lifting" every
woman they'meet three times from the
ground , and demanding in payment cither a
kiss or a sixpence. On Easter Monday the
tables are turned , the women being entitled
to the chance of recovering their kisses or
sixpences , as the case may be.
Chambers' "Hook of Days" thus alludes to
this custom of lifting. "In Lancashire , und
in Cheshire , Staffordshire and Warwick
shire , mid perhaps In other counties , the
ridiculous custom of llftint ; ' or 'hcfxving' is
practiced. On Easter Monday the men lift the
women , find on Easter Tuesday the women
lift or heave the men. Thu process is per
formed bv two lusty men or women Joining
thuir hands across oacti other's wrists ; then ,
making tlio person to bo heaved to t-it down
on their arms , they lift him u aloft two or
tbroo times , and often carry him several
yards along the street. A grave clergyman
who liiipnoned to bo through a town
in Lancashire on un Ka-ter Tuesday , and
having to stay un hour or two nt an inn , was
astonished by thrco or four lusty women
rushing into his loom , c-xclaiining that they
had como to 'lift him. ' To lift mo're- !
pe.itud t'm ' amazed uivino ; 'what can you
mean ; ' "Why , your icverencc , we're como
to lift .von , ' cause it's ICaster Tuesday.1
Lift mo because it's Easter Tuesday ! I
don't uiiderstnnd. Is there such u custom
huroi' 'Yes. to bo sure , all us women was
lifted yesterday , and us lifts llic men to-day.
And in course it's our rights and duties. '
After a little further paIry , the reverend
traveler compromised with his fair visitors
tor half u crown , r.rid thus escaped tlio
dreaded compliment. "
The ICmmot Dull.
The twentieth annual grand ball of the
Emmet Monument association Is to bo held
next Monday evening at Masonic hull. The
association 1ms been in existence so long , and
Its affairs have proven so eminently
successful that it goes without saying that
tlio coming ball , which marlcs thu second
decade of the society's ' existence , will bu u
most pleasurable affair. Efforts are being
put forth to make It cclipso all former balls
given under the auspices of the association.
A Inrgo salu of tickets has already been
The following nro the several committees :
Arrangements. P. U. Hcufoy , Peter
O'Aliill.v , M. J. MoMuhon , T. J. Lowry ,
James Douglass.
Hoc-option. J times Connelly , Pat McArdlc ,
E , A. O'llrien , Dennis Kolllior , Martin Mc-
Floor. Ed Qulnn , T. J. O'Ncil , T. J. Conway -
way , .Samuel Montgomery , Ed O'Connor.
The Swell or l ho Senate
For the first ten days of the special session
of the senate , says the Washington correspondent
pendent of the Cleveland Plain Dealer , the
the attire of the now senator from Colorado
attracted no special attention. This was bo-
causa Mr. Wolcott was in n now and untried
field ami , so to speak , was feeling his wuy.
Homurkuble us it limy seem , ho lacked self-
assurnnco. Hesoonfcpt over that feeling of
dllHdeuco , however , ' ' and returned to his
natural state a sttitp which bus resulted in
tlio amu/oment of hlffollow members In the
senate nnd the wonderment of the galleries.
Ho has bloomed forth most gorgeously in
clothes , which , if Carlylu were alive , ho
would muko the subject of u new edition of
the Sartor Ucsrtu ? , or the philosophy of
clothes. Ho prqmisfts to cut almost us great
u figure in the nmials of the sonata us did
Tabor with his diamonds und nightshirts of
surpassing valup.yhllo Tabor ran to
nightshirts andi/llampnds , Wolcott runs to
trousers , vest , coats' und scarfs. Both are
abou t equally /rrcat'ln their different lines ,
but Wolcott liau. aslight advantage In the
comparison over , ' Tftbpr , in addition to his
clothes ho has a'dliimond aft big as un Ohio
meeting house In'a.ryral district. Thid diamond
mend ho wears ia n , feck scurf , the color and
material of which.'changes every day. Tuber
the day before ho ] < ? ( / , the sonata , pointing to
certain scratches upon his desk made by his
diamond cuff buttous , said ; "Visitors to this
chamber can see that as a senator I tiavo
made my mark. " Wolcott , when ho departs ,
can eay : "Although I didn't ' have very much
to do with legislation , I go with the placid
assurance the 'mo and my duds' have
knocked the senate and the senuto gallones
silly. "
Reception for the Railroad Boys.
On Tuesday evening the Y. M. C. A. will
glvo a reception in the association rooms to
railroad men of Omaha. The invitations
sent out are very elaborate and unique , com
prising eight pages in the form of way bills
used by railroad men. The general recep
tion is to bo from 7 to 8 p. in. Then follows
a concert of about an hour's duration , after
which an elegant supper is to bo served ,
The close of the evening's entertainment
will bo an exhibition of the ukill of the Y. M.
C. A. class in gymnastics.
Lee is Surprised.
Leo Hostcttcr , son of Dr. Hosteller , 074
Kaumlors street , was the pleased victim of n
surprise party on Tuesday evening. Those
present were : The Misses Arnold , Lccder ,
Beelitcl , Hrcnton , Hosteller , Cole , Watts ,
Haverly , Mackoy , Proctor , Elliott , Carter ,
Doghcrty , Marti und Urlau. Messrs.
lire-lineman , Osburn , Pratt , Yulo. Stoney ,
Forroy. Louder , Ti-inplutoii , H.-txter , Wal
lace , Samuel Johnson , Davis , IJeogelt und
Walter Hosteller.
Social GosNip.
M. J. Harris is in West Point , Nob.
Mrs. F. W. Leo has returned from Illi
13. F. Trosoll nnd family will summer in
New York.
Miss Emma Johnson lolt Thursday fora
trip to Europe.
Fred Nye. left , for a flying visit to Chicago
Friday ovcninir.
Mr. Charles II. Dewey returned from Cal
ifornia Tuesday.
Mr. Phil M. Hose has gone on n two
weeks' trip to Chicago.
F. H. Kingsborry has returned from a trip
to Now York and the east.
The engagement of Miss ICittlo Nye ana
Mr. 11. E. liuld Is announced.
Mr. and Mrs , Ucorgo A. Joslyn Jcavo to
morrow for a tour through Mexico.
Mr. Jesa jHCinan. of Sioux City , In. , was
visiting Omaha friends thu past week.
Hon. A. U. Wynmn , wife ami daughter ,
have returned from u thrco months' tour of
The young ladies of the First Presbyterian
church present a cantata next Thursday
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Wincoto have returned
from their wedding trip , und are at homo at
Pacific nnd Park avenue.
Mr. Emil Onnz , secretary of the Yoiinir
Men's Hebrew association , is to bo married
to Misa Morrison , May 111 at the snynngogue.
Miss Florence French , daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. E. E. French , gives n party to.u
large number of her friends , on the evening
of April -if nt her homo m Central Park.
Coral Jewelry Is again In fashion , especially
for younggirls debutantes who wear nock-
Ids , brooches , clasps und earrings of It ,
sometimes set with sinull diamonds. The
pale pink coral is preferred.
The Ladles' ' Itellef corps of the Grand
Army of the Kupubllo gives u grand ball at
Exposition hull on thu evening of May 1 for
the benefit of destitute ox-soldiers und
widows and orphans of soldiers.
The Semper Fidulis chapter of the Orient
of Omaliu gave its unnuut banquet at Ma
sonic hull Thursday evening. Toasts were
responded to by prominent members and the
uvont was In every wuy un cnjoyublo one.
Curds are out announcing the wedding of
Mr. AJbert M. Hopkins to Miss Louise Mc
Lean , Mny 1. prox. , at 1 o'clock p. in. The
ceremony will bu performed at the residence
of the bride's parents , Mr. und Mrs. W. C.
McLean105 Hamilton street. Mr. Hop
kins is ofllcial reporter of the Third Judicial
district und nn appointee of Judge Hopowcll.
11 o Is nn accomplished gentleman , and one of
the leading stenographers in Nebraska.
Following uro the marriage licenses Is
sued yesterday In the county court :
Name and Residence. Age.
( F. D. H. Hockmoir , Jefferson Precinct , . 'M
I Anna H. M , Landwohr , Douglas county , 'Jl
( Alfred Hnrton. Chadron , Neb . 40
\ Mary A. Wright. Wutcrtown , Wls . 3'J
J Daniel P. O'Counoll , Omaha . -.23
J Mlnnlo Sclilick , Omaha . 20
I P. Henry Hay , Omaha . 40
| Adah Hlackuian , Omaha . 2-1
J Richard Weeks. Douglas county . 25 !
I Eva Doherty , Elkhorn , Neb . , . 18
( Peter W. V. Sorensen , Omaha . 23
I Anna K. J. M. Jensen , Omaha . 20
AVuntH too Oily.
In the United States circuit court yester
day John H , Hclferntcin , of St. * Louis , com
menced action against Uyron Heed , Mrs.
Aim E. Campbell , Meyer Hollman and others
to get possession of property in this city
valued at f 1,600,000.
It Dccidcu That a Ijiirgc Number of
StrcclH Shall lie Grndcil.
The council met , last nignt , and passed nn
ordinance ordering the grading of the fol
lowing streets : Dorcas , from Thirteenth to
Twentieth ; Twenty-second , from Leaven-
worth to Picrco , Hickory , from Thirteenth
to Sixteenth ; Eighteenth , from Castcllar to
Vinton ; Center , from Thirteenth to Twen
tieth : Thirty-first , from Lcuvcnworth to
Woolworth ; Twenty-ninth , from Leaven-
worth to Hickory ; Twenty-sixth , from Pop-
pleton to Hicuory ; Mason , from Twenty-
ninth to Th'rty-third : Hoes , from Twenty-
lifth to Twenty-seventh ; Fifteenth , from
Dorcas to ally next south ; Twenty-seventh ,
from Lcavonworth to Half Howard ; St.
Mary's uvontio , from Twenty-sixth to
Twenty-seventh ; Douglas , from Twenty-
sixth to Thirtieth ; Twenty-first , from
Davenport to California ; Twenty-
second , from Davenport to Nicholas ;
Chicago , froui Twentieth to Twenty-third ,
Twenty-sixth avenue , from Douglas to
Dodge ; Locust , from Sherman avenue to
bolt railway ; linrdcttc. from Sherman avc-
nuo to Eighteenth ; Luke , from Eighteenth
to Twentieth : Fifteenth , from Grace to
north line of Paddock place ; Twenty-second ,
from Gruco to Lake ; Lake , from Twentieth
to Thirtieth ; Spruce , from Twenty-second to
Twenty-fourth ; Franklin , from Twenty-
fourth to Thirty-second : Hurt , from Nine
teenth to Twenty-sixth ; Nicholas , from
Twentieth to Twenty-fourth ; Twcntv-thlrd ,
from Webster to Ciunlng ; Lowe avenue ,
from Fa mam to Hamilton ; Eighteenth , from
Center to Dorcas ; Twenty-third , from
Cumlng to Lake ; Twenty-eighth , from Fur-
nam to Dodge ; Twenty eighth avenue , from
Farnuin to Dodpo ; Twenty-ninth , from Fur-
num to Dodgo'Twenty-first ; , from Leaven-
worth south to Uriggs cstuto ,
Futile KfTorlH to Move the Fort to
Several leading business mou stated to a
reporter of Tin : Hin : that they hud been im
portuned by certain parties to sign a petition
for the location of now Fort Omnhu below
Hcllovuo. It was represented , by way of In
ducing signers , that Senator Mnndcrson had
said that no money would bu appropriated
for the present fort BO long a the re-location
matter is allowed to stand In Its present
shape ; that some decided action is now a
military necessity in inoro than ono sense.
These who are puddling thu petition promlso
to work for u military school , to bo estab
lished ut the present fort , UDOII re-location ,
and they also stuto that the railroads will
put on n system of suburban trains to and
from the Hellevuo situ upon Its selection ,
Tlio parties who are interesting themselves
in this mattur , It is said , tire meeting with
indifferent success In securing signers , do-
spitu thu fact that people as u rulu will t > lgn
n petition lor almost anything of a public na
AVcHtorn t\rt Association.
The preparations for the art exhibit to
take place May in at the J. J. Hrown build
ing , corner of Sixteenth und Douplus streets ,
uro on a scale to warrant complete success.
The interesting course of lectures which
have been a feature- the association during
the full and winter will como to a close Muy
0. However , two lectures of unusual Inter
est nro promised before that time. Mr.
Clement Chase will talk to the members und
friends of the association at tha Llnlngur
gallery Monday evening , April , on
"Modern Wood Engraving. " On Muy 0
Mr. E , H. Gurczynski will close his series
treating of "French Art , as Illustrated by
copies In the Linlnger gallery. "
Omnlia CiiiurdN Plug Presentation ,
On Tuesday evening , April 80 , the Omaha
Guards will have presented to them their
new colors , tbo gift of the ladles' committee ,
who arranged a picnic last summer , It is in
tended to invitu the governor and staff , and
military officers In the department and ut
Fort Omaha. The Guards uro having extra
drills , preparing for the event ,
For the
W. 1C. Skinner , representing Streets Stock
nnd Horse Cur manufactory , of Chicago , has
arrived in Omaha. He brought with him a
horse car , nnd it will bo ono of thu features
of thu trip of the Board of trade to points
west and north. Tlio car will bo attached to
the train and will contain the thirteen horses
from Jim Stuphcnson's stublcs to bo used ia
coaching on the excursion. The car Is a
model ono in many respects. It is of stand
ard length und is equipped with air brakes ,
patent electric springs , fccdiilg and watering
compartments und bupuratu supply apart
IjHtlo Controverting.
Leonora / . Johnson commenced suit yes
terday in the district court against the
Omaha Coal , Coke and Limo company nnd
Freeman I. Hum , claiming that she Is tbo
owner of a house nnd lot in Lowe's addition ,
and that the defendants huvo filed a mechan
ic's lien a aimit It on account of a bill for
? 3'J for material used by Ham In construct
ing the building. She usks the court to can
cel the lien and remove the cloud on the title
to the property.
Charles F. Potter entered suit against the
city of South Omaha to recover the sum oi
$152 , by reason of a change of grade of
Thirtieth und Shelby streets. Ho claims
thul his property has been greatly damaged.
A petition in equity was filed by Cuthurlim
Paguler against Franklin J. Hotchkiss ,
Leu-Is P. Hammond und others , asking that !
nn accounting bo made in curtain promissory
notes and u mortgage on n plcco of land sbo
sold tlio first named defendant. She also
prays that the mortgage bo foreclosed uftfiu
the accounting If tlio defendants refuse to
take up the notes.
The County Court.
Hobert Ross was yesterday appointed hi
the county court , administrator of the estate
of John M. Hess , deceased.
M. A. Maul was appointed administrator
of thu estate of Alfred 13. Snowdeii , de
The United States National bank sued W.
M. Dodge und S. L. Andrews for f-UO on a
W. J. Edwards brought nutlon against O.
A. Jensen to recover S.ISO on two promlssary
Library Association.
At n meeting of the Omaliu Law Library
association , hold nt their rooms , In the Paxton -
ton block , yesterday , the following were
elected directors .for the ensuing year :
George H. Lake , Clmmiilon S. Chase , Her
bert J. Till , Moses P. O'Hrlen , Isaac Adams ,
James W. Can- , John L. ICcnnody , Frank E.
McCoy , C. J. Smyth. Arthur C. Wukoloy und
and Charles W. llaller. The directors will
meet nt the sumo place , next Wednesday , at
4 o'clock to elect ofllecrs and organise , The
reports of the secretary nnd treasurer showed
the association to bu in a prosperous condi
tion in till respects.
UK lirnntH. :
Supt. Wlutlock yesterday Issued the following - ,
lowing permits to build : ;
J. J I'rcemnn. ono-atory frome dwelling , J 1
Spring und Joselyn tareem , .t < 00 '
K. H.
Fieeiaiin , onu-story frnmu dwelling ,
BprlngnndJuaclyn fctroutH
0 , 1) , and A , li. bitty , ono-und-ona halt- 100
story . frumu dwelling , llriutul nnd
Tueiity.oltjnth streets '
J. A Ixtvi-gruen , onu-niid-ono-lmlf-Htory ,
fnuno dwelling , 1'orty-second and Hurt
I'erry streets I ) , Cook 1,300
, one-story fniinu dwelling ,
Twenty-second und Miindur.iou Htruots ,
I. . I/ . Beaver , two-story double brick
IIOIIHC , Twentieth andJuckaon atrocu , , 7,000
Ono minor permit , , SUO
Fuven pcrmltH , aggregating fll.VOO
An Uucrntoriil 'lling.
An old man named John Hart c.'tmo In
from Wyoming , where ho has been working
on a railroad. Ho bought Henry May
several drinks In a Tenth street saloon , and
In return May took the old man into unulloy
near the Union Pacific tracks and knocucd
him down with a brick for the purpose of
robbing him. Muy was arrested. Hart's
head was badly gushed.
Pined Tor IntoiTcrliitf.
John Martin tried' to obstruct tha work
men In the wntcrworKs tranches on Farnum ,
street , yesterday afternoon. His method
wax to drou cedar paving blocks on the
heads of the men when they were not lookIng -
Ing , Ho was urrcaied uud liucd35 \ > y JuuX
Hcrka ,