Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, April 29, 1889, Page 4, Image 4

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actual circulation ot Tin : D.ULV HUB for tha
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1'ubllshlng company , that the actual avcnuo
ilully circulation or TUB DAIIA * IIKB for the
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N. I' . FK1U Notary Public.
OMAHA owns Deadwood ; the keys of
that city wore turned over to the board
of trade.
Mrsnuooii would be 11 characteristic
name for a town in Oklahoma. It
could grow uj > and disappear in a sin lo
night. _ _ _
THOSK must bo exceptionally fine retaining -
taining walls on which the board of edu
cation proposes to spend twenty-four
thousand dollars.
TllEUE are blooming prospects for
May. The now park commissioners will
be named and the now plans for the city
hall are to bo submitted.
FANNING AND SLAA-MX arc reported
to have swoptono million , nine hundred
square yards of paved streets in April ,
and the month not yet expired.
the board of education enters
the real estate market as buyers of
school house situs they cannot bo ac
cused of any desire to depress the price
of realty.
IT would appear from the report of the
condition of winter grain just Issued by
the department of' agriculture , that
wheat west of the Mississippi Is some
what delayed by the dry weather.
Later returns , however , are more favor
able. The plant shows a good stand ,
and with necessary rains a marked im
provement will bo at once noticeable.
Tim overwhelming majority of forty-
five thousand votes by which the pro
hibitory amendment was defeated in
Massachusetts warrants the belief that
prohibition will not cut much of a fig
ure in the politics of that state for some
years to come. Had the vole been
close , the fall election in Massachusetts
would in all probability bo seriously af
fected by this rankling thorn.
of Oklahoma , is accused of having run
his friends into the now territory in
order to pre-empt claims ahead of the
crowd. This la a piece of sharp work
which the Interior department is now
investigating. Tom Needles comes
from Illinois , and it is quite evident
that his state has nothing to bo proud
of in his record an mavshal ot Okla
Tins state of Iowa , through its attor-
noy-ffunoral , has come forward to defend
the bottlers on the Dou Moincs river
lands on the ground that the original
claimants never compiled with the con
ditions of thu act making them the
errant. This brings the right of owner
ship to a focus , und Attorney-General
Miller , of the United Status , will bo the
better able to nrovent the eviction of
eottlora from their homes until tlio su
preme court passes judgmen t upon the
question at issue.
AUVIUBS re'nrdhifj.tho { oroji condi
tions in Nebraska nru favorable. There
has been enough rain to keep the
ground moist for the probunt , and the
farmers , who have boon busy plowing
for uorik , uro expected to begin this
woolc putting in u Uu-go anruugo. The
newly sown oats nro represented to
have Roiumilly madu u good stand. In
northern Iowa the spring wheat and
oats arc ull up , the raittb coming just
when they wore nccdod. Not muuh
, corn planting lias yet boon dotto.
TilK lower branch of thu Illinois leg
islature has by a largo majority passed
a bill providing that nJultorntud or
compound lard shall carry a label sUU-
ing specifically its character and com po
sition , nnd proscribing u penalty for the
violation of this provision. Doubtless
this bill will bccomo u law , in which
i * * uvunt it can lo ; regarded as an import
ant victory for the pure Jnrd movement ,
Chicago being a loading center for the
manufacture of the compound article.
The actions of foreign governments in
this mutter would suein to uo having its
The special senate committee on our
commercial relations with Cnnixdti ,
which is to bo in Omnha at nn early
day , will enter upon its invcritigatlons
in New York City next Wednesday.
The resolution providing for this com-
mlttoo directs It to inquire whether
commerce originating in the United
States is diverted from American to
Canadian lines , nnd if so , to what ex
tent nnd by what moans. It is nlso to
inquire fully into the question
of the regulation of the com
merce carried on by railroads or
water routes between ' the United
States nnd Cniinda , and to represent
what legislation , If nny , is necessary
for the protection of the commercial
interests of the United Stntos , or to
promote the enforcement of the act
to regulate commerce.
The great importance of this investi
gation nnd its possible results will bo
apparent to the railroad and shipping
interests of the country , which may not
ho found in sympathy in the event of
attempted legislation imposing such
restrictions upon Canadian railroads as
would practically Bhut thorn out from nil
competition with American linos. Mean
time there has boon promulgated by
by the intcr-Btato commerce commission
n decision that the law tinder which the
commission acts extends to foreign car
riers from or itito the United States , so
far as to require them to conform to the
same regulations that govern douiestio
carriers , while the authorities of the
treasury department nro said to bo con
sidering the advisability of imposing
customs duties on railroad cars crossing
the border from Canada , nnd of revis
ing the regulations under which Cana
dian lines enjoy privileges ol trans
porting merchandise In bond. The
position of the intor-stato commission
regarding the transportation of tralllo
between the United States and Canada
is thus stated in the decision in the
Grand Trunk case :
Whenever the carriage originates In the
United States and goes to a destination In nn
adjacent foreign country , or comes from n
port of entry or other place la an adjacent
foreign country to a destination at a place in
the United States , it is Intended to bo sub
ject to the provisions of the act. Its origin in
the ono case and its destination in the other
within the Jurisdiction of the United States
give authority to the government to pro
scribe such conditions for the conduct of the
business as it may deem Just. The carriage
is of property produced in or destined to the
territorial sovereignty of the United States ,
and the business Is In competition with do
mestic carriers. The government has the
right , and owes It to Its own citizens , to say
that foreign competitors in the busi
ness shall bo governed by the sauio
rules of justice'and fair dealing that apply to
domestic carriers. This Is not , ns argued by
counsel , an attempt to regulate the internal
affairs or to antagonize the laws of another
country , but , on the contrary , is the assertion
of proper control over our own business , and
the protection of our own citizens against
unfair practices which unjustly affect their
interests. The object is that the foreign
transportation agencies that find it proiitnbla
to seek business within our Jurisdiction shall
not abuse their privileges to the Injury of
the carriers whoso legitimate territory they
penetrate. It is expected that in return for
the hospitality of entering our domain for
business purposes , enjoying the protection of
our laws , maintaining agencies , soliciting
business , malting contracts , receiving and
discharging freight , and participating gencr-
crally in the operations of commerce , they
will observe In good faith the rules of com
mercial honesty that the law has prescribed
in the public interests as expedient for the
regulation of business.
Herein it is distinctly nnd explicitly
announced that the Canadian railroads
cannot have immunity , on the plea that
they are aliens , from the law regulat
ing American roads , and it is a very
considerable stop toward cutting oil the
damaging Canadian competition , of
which American railroad managers
complain , not without substantial
ground , as the evidence in tlio Grand
Trunk case disclosed. But how much
farther it may ho wise or expedient to
go in the direction of excluding this
competition is a question in which
American shippers are concerned , and
it will bo ono of the duties of
the senate committee to ascer
tain the sentiment of the buiii-
ncss communities most directly con
cerned. It is apparent that this matter
has assumed very great importance ,
making a domain ! upon the thoughtful
consideration of the business interests
of the country generally. Wo might
inaugurate n policy that would seriously
damage Canadian railroads to the ma
terial benefit of our own , but with what
consequence to American shippers of
every class ? It is a now complication
inno railroad situation that may prove
quite as perplexing as any that have
preceded it.
Tllti 1JU11LIX COXb'tillEXCE.
The American commissioners to the
Berlin conference are at their post ,
and us was to have boon expected , they
were received with the courtesy and
consideration duo the representatives
of this government , It was appre
hended that nismarck might manifest
some unfriendliness toward Mr. Bates ,
by reason of the article- the latter re
garding Samoan affairs published after
his appointment , though written long
before , when ho could have hud no ex
pectation of bolng selected as ono
of the commissioner * ; but it np-
ponrs that the Gorman chancellor
was qultu ns cordial to Mr. Hates as to
thn other commls.siooor.M , accepting his
uphumtion ; of the circiiinntances under
which tlio artlclo was published in ap
parently the most friendly spirit.
Count Hqrbort nismarck , nlso , was
notably cordial , and , in bhort , the re
ception of the American commissioners
was altogether kindly ami rcasBurlncr.
In addition to this the advices nro
that Bismarck expressed confidence
that the conference would be harmoni
ous , that ho had decided to abandon any
claim of indemnity against the United
States by rotu > on of the alleged conduct
of Klein , the correspondent , nnd that
there wa& u quite general fooling that
the conference would speedily reach a
result satisfactory to nil concerned.
This would bo gratifying if there wcro
no doubt of the sincerity of tlio pro
fessed dcslro of the Gorman govern
ment to deal in this matter in a fair
and straightforward way , or if there
wore not a woll.grouuded btieplcion
of a cut-t'.nd-dricd piogrammo be
tween Germany and Uiujlund in
consideration of which the latter
hns already received a valuable con
cession , nnd which must neces
sarily bo Inimical to the United States.
Wo hnvo heretofore referred to the visit
of Count Bismarck to England , his con
ference with Salisbury , and his reported
expression on his return homo ot com
plete satisfaction with the result of his
mission. It was merely a conjecture
tlmtGcrmany agreed to pay , as tho'prjco
of England's support of her Samoan
plans , n desirable colony on the const ot
Africa , but whether this surmise was
correct or not there is every reason to
believe that nn arrangement wns effected
binding England tosuslnin in the Berlin
conference the domnnds of Germany
regarding Samoa , The dispatches say
there is occasion to bcliovo that Eng
land supports the principle of Gorman
domnnds , nnd wo venture to predict
that this will bo found to bo about all
England's representatives in the con
ference will do. The probability is that
they will not have a single proposal to
make on their own account , tholr utility
being simply in standing with the Gor
man representatives against any pro
position coming from tlio American side
not approved by the German govern
ment. If this shall prove 'to bo the case
the chances nro great that the confer
ence will ho a failure.
The reported instructions to the
American commissioners nro of a char
acter that will require decided conces
sions from the German government ,
some of which there is every reason to
believe it will decline to make. Yet
they are ot so reasonable nnd just n
nature that our government will not bo
likely to recede from them. A pro
longed controversy is therefore- not im
probable. The conference will open , It
is understood , to-day , and its progress
will bo regarded with widespread in
OFFiciAti reports Irom Secretary
Rusk verify the facts that losses of cat
tle from disease , exposure nnd all
causes during the year 1883 wcro very
light. A mild winter nnd generally
sufficient forage matetial lowered the
usual death rate. For 1S87 the losses
wore above the average. For 1888 the
losses wore at their minimum for n
series of years. It is n matter for con
gratulation that the present returns
make the aggregate loss , in spite of the
increased number of cattle , at less than
ono and a quarter million head against
nearly ono and a half million. Singu
larly , the loss both by percentage and
nctual numbers was largest in the
south. For Colorado there wus a loss of
three per cent , Wyoming two and
seven-tenths per cent , Dakota two per
cent , Montana two and live-tenths per
cent and Iowa ono and six-tenths per
cunt. Of Nebraska's ono million six
hundred thousand cattle , a loss of thirty-
live thousand , or about two and two-
tenths per cent , is reported , which is less
than the average for thestatosand terri
tories. The prospects , therefore , arc
mobt promising this season for the cattle -
tlo industry all over the country.
Tnu appointment of Paul Vnndor-
voort to be superintendent of mails at
Omaha lias elicited , as might have boon
expected , a good deal of unfavorable
comment. Tlio Times and the Eccniny
Po.s ( , of Now York , have sharply criti
cized the action of the president and
postmaster-general , referring to the
bad record of Vandcrvoort as totally
disqualifying him for any public po
sition. Tlio fault with the papers is
that they do not lay the blame on the
right shoulders. It is not at all proba
ble that the president know anything
about Vandorvoort , or even hoard of
him , and very likely the posttnaster-
general , if ho had anything directly to
do with the appointment , did not seek
information beyond these who urged it.
The fault is with the Nebraska delega
tion in congress which endorsed tno
candidacy of Vandorvoort and labored
to hoist him on the public service. It
is certainly unfortunate that the state
has thus "been humiliated before the
country , and it is just and necessary
that the blame should bo placed where
it belongs. .
TUB announcement of the death of
ex-President Barnard , of Columbia
college , will bo received with deep re
gret in the educational world. For
many years ho was tlio head and front
of the movement in1 Now York for the
higher education of both mon and
women. It was duo mainly to his ef
forts after years of oppobition that
Columbia college opened its doors to
both boxes , and Barnard college , for the
liberal education of women , is the last
ing monument to his memory. In his
ollicial capacity as president of Colum
bia college , Prof. Barnard brought that
institution to a high degree of excel
lence in all departments. It was only
last year that ho retired at the ago of
seventy-nine from the presidency of
Columbia , but to his last , moments ho
was active in fostering her best In-
Wu I'UKFHU not to discuss the new
million-dollar depot project with its
viaduct attach mo nt until the railroad
companies have formally laid tholr
proposition before the city authorities ,
Omaha wants bettor depot faeilitios ,
and should have long since been re
lieved from tlio danger of the Tenth
btrcot crossing. But wo want some
thing more than a grand depot
building with accessible approaches.
Wo want all the railroads that termin
ate across the river to run in and out 6f
that depot without hindrance , and
unless such an arrangement is included
in the programme of the railroad com
panies , wo would not vote a dollar to
nny depot , oven if it was to bo built of
Mexican onyx nnd lined with ebony.
WHIMS Now York City has made extensive -
tonsivo preparations for the proper cele
bration of the Washington contnnnial
to-morrow , the merchants , both whole
sale and retail , have kept tlioir eyes
open for the main chance. A great
crowd is expected , and undoubtedly the
fond hopes of the metropolis will bo
realized. For , if the truth must bo told ,
Now York City proposes to make her
vibltors pay well for tholr entertain
ment. _ _
Tin : United States is doing its share
of the world's trade ns told by the re
turns from Iho bureau of statistics.
There has boon an increase both in our
export nnd import trade for the period
covered by Ute last nine months of 1SS8
and the first three months of the present
yonr ns compared with the correspond
ing time of 1887-8. As the gain has
boon mostly made in the first quarter ot
1889 , it is reasonable to infer that out
foreign trade will assume largo proportions
tions during the next few months.
Tun ncoplo of British Columbia ,
smarting under the burdens of the
Canadian Pacific monopoly , are said to
have formed a western transcontinental
railroad company , with a capital of
fifty millions. Hero is n project ot suf
ficient magnitude- ccllpso nnythinj ;
done in the United Stntos , in the way ol
railroad building , for some time. It Is
quite evident the Britishers have taken
a lesson or two from American specu
lators , and are going them ono bettor.
Avoiding the Kusli.
lit , 1'iiiit J'tnticer-Prttf.
It appears that everybody wont to Okla
homa onrly to avoid the rush. This accounts
for the riifch.
_ _
FnHhloti Note.
The czar has returned to St. Petersburg
and changed his sultof boiler-Iron for a llghl
spring suit of cast-steel.
AVlint An Oil t I'lncc to Ijlvo ,
Chteaiin Ttmct.
The only living direct offspring of George
Washington is In Chicago. Lot Now Yorlc
rcinotnbor this and quit putting on HO many
_ _
A .Mystery lOxplaliioil.
San J-Vaiiclnai Ummlner.
Salem , Oro. , Is oxeilcil over the conduct of
a clergyman who refuses to eat. Perhaps
ho has been accustomed to the salaries of
rural parishes so long that ho has forgotten
what eating is for.
Our Naval Appropriations.
C/ifcrttfo / Ilciald.
No arrangements have been mailo fora dis
play ot the naval appropriations pf the lust
twonty-llvo years in the Now York naval pa
rade , but it is understood that It will bo a
big affair , nevertheless.
Jay Gould is reported not nearly so well erse
so strong as he was n mouth ago , and a
doctor is visiting his house twice n day.
M. Coquolin since his return to Paris has
been outspoken in tils admiration of the ap
preciation of humor shown by Americans.
The Chinese minister at .Washington has a
great admiration for American women. Uo
bays they nro the most beautiful in the world.
General Clintoja'13. Kislc emphatically de
nies the rumor that ho intends to leave the
prohibitionists | and join the republican
party. j
James Uedpath has nil along claimed to bean
an Irishman , but somebody hunted up his
genealogy a few days ago and nailed him to
the broadside of a Welsh cabin.
The czar of Itussla has issued an edict
forbidding members of his family to con
tract morganatic marriages. Hereafter they
must take their matrimony straight.
Samuel J. Uandall used to have ono of the
plumpest figures in congress , but since his
illness his Priuoo Albert coat tiangs litnp
and loose about his attenuated frame.
President Harrison will decline all invita
tions extended tohim In Now York o xcept
Jhoso relating toi the ofllcial celebration 6f
the centennial of Washington's inaugura
Kev. Dr. Bray , of St. Louis , who has Just
loft the episcopal ministry owing to n severe
attack of unbelief , possesses a natno which
which might be used to his disadvantage If
his opponents wished to descend to vulgar
Mr. William L. Bright .is thinking of re-
Urine from Parliament to devote himself
to business , in which ho is enormously
successful. Ho Is the only one of John
Uright's sons who inherits his father's rare
scnso of humor.
Goldwin Smith says It is absurd for n'ny
ono to thin tc that John Bright spoke extem
pore. Ho has stood close to him when speak
ing , and seen his notes , written on little slips
of paper , in his hand. No matter how sym
pathetic ho know his nudienco to bo , ho told
Mr. Smith that ho never nroso to make an
address that his knees did not tremble under
him. Mr. Smith says that ho never hoard
the IJIblo read so impressively as ho heard it
read by Briu'ht in his own household.
Secretary Blaino's present attack of lum
bago is thu first ho has had to oiuluro since
ho loft Europe. Before ho loft this country
ho suffered u great deal from rheumatism In
the back , but ho IIUR been frco from that af-
iliction for n great many mouths. There is
only one mode of treatment which gives him
riillef. Ho goes to bed , porspiiea freely ,
drinks hot gin and sleeps as much as possi
ble. It generally takes him about two days
to fully recover when the attack has been u
sharp ono.
Russol Sago is acquiring habits of thrift
which , if persevered In , will yet make him a
rich man. On the plea that Ins own house
would bo fully occupied by friends whom ho
had invited to witness thu passage of the
centennial procession , hu secured an Invita
tion from Juy Gould to muko himself and
family tit home in his house. Thou the guile
less Hussoll proceeded to turn an honest and
much-needed penny by renting out his own
windows for $ lliOO. There are no Hies on
Mr. Sago.
Kearney threatens to blossom with a cot
ton mill.
Ouster county will put f 1(1,000 ( In a court
house , to bu erected at Broken Bow ,
Having sugared' ' the right of way of a now
railroad , Norfolk Isjiow moving lor a union
The canal craze has struck Mlndon.
Broken Bow and Kcpublican Ulty are simi
larly anllctcd.
A count of the school children of Fremont
Indicates a population of 10,01)0 , without on.
Bassett holds down the county seat of
Uock county by a majority of thlrly-onu
votes , according to the revised count.
Central City boasts of having Just com-
plntcel thn heat bridge spanning the Platte
river. It is 4-IKijf feet long und cost f 11 , .
668,15 ,
Postofllco elections are becoming fashion
able in Nebraska towns. The man with the
largest number Of votes noes not ulwuyb
knock the postsltmiton.
The watch regulation scheme will bo Inau
gurated on the Burlington on the 1st. Kverv
train man must arm himself with u full-jew
eled , split second patent regulator , adjusted
to heat and cold.
Hastings has secured an elaborate system
of sewers on paper , A cheerful feature of
thu pictorial display U the assurance that
e OO.OOO will put the system in practical
The Pluttsmouth Journal Is convinced that
thu germs of a grout manufacturing town
are lying around loose in that vicinity , awaitIng -
Ing the proper effort to eprlng Into hfo. But
the effort there's the rub.
Dave Crinklan , the tin horn sport , who
hastily hustled Frank Preacher into eter
nity , ut Hustings , lust November , and after
wards Jumped bis bond , U now enjoying the
freedom of .u UxlO In the Adams county Jail.
Grand Inland has sent a committee to Bos.
ton to advise wltti Prt'sldetii Adams regardIng -
Ing the force to bo employed la the shops m
that city. Messrs. Ulof , Ocddcr and McAl
lister will oxorclso tholr persuasive ) powers
The Louisville Advertiser Is the tatoit
hustler for public favor In Cuss county , II
a column of eloquent Intentions pave the
way to success , tno Advertiser will get then
with both pedals ,
John Born , of , plunged Into the
thick of n dog light and whaled the animal !
with the butt ot n loaded gun. Mr , Bern l. <
now resting on the hillside , while the purp ;
howl a requiem from the roadsldo.
Two unshackled cranks rebelled again * '
Jail faro in Beatrice nnd bid n silent farewol
to tholr keepers. The officials had become
so atta-heil to them that they pursued nnel
overtook the truants and induced them to
tarry yet awhllo.
The town boys of Uulo nro rounded ur
once n week and relieved of tholr artlllorj
by the authorities. In addition , the calibre
of the line Is guagod by the slzo ot the cap
lured gun. The result Is that none but the
holies of the town can safely bare arms.
Fremont has Invested $3,000 In n city hal !
slto , 182x00 , on the corner of F and Pourtli
streets , If the town council displays a ;
much energy as the aldermen of Omaha , the
prettiest will have a city building bofora tin
nineteenth century becomes a chapter it
Adams county will vote to-morrow on the
question of issuing $75,000 in bonds for n
county court house. Hastings Is utmul
mously In favor of it , while Juniata ami
other towns tire opposed , for no othei
reason , apparently , than that Hastings will
bo the chief benollclary.
The wlso dads of Falls City have noatlj
juggled the saloon license. The rcgulat
license was reduced from $ T50 to $ T > 00 niul
the occupation tax raised from S350 to $500 ,
This divides the receipts between the school
fund and the city treasury , and iiintorlull )
helps to pay for waterworks on the side.
A somewhat rtulo but Impulsive embrace
Is wagging the gossips of Ashland. While
crossing Salt crook bridge ono duy last week ,
n lady , accompanied by her daughter , was
seized by n runian nnd hugged with the
ardor of u lover. The embrace lasted but n
moment. The rutllnn left with n weird laugh ,
exclaiming , "O , ain't that good. "
The retiring license board of Ord. having
been ousted by tlio nulls , closed the onlcinl
record with the following : "Whereas , out
successors In olllco tire desirous of raising a
good crop of hay In the principal streets
during the year beginning May 1. nil parties
uro hereby warned to keep off the grass
under penalty of being stabbed with a
meat ax. "
The Nebraska Central railroad scheme
gives evidence of now life. A meeting of
the directors was hold in Oakland last week ,
and a letter read from the London syndicate
which proposes to invest in the enterprise.
The directors decided to look ui > thoiltmucial
status of the syndicate , and requested that
n representative bo sent out to look over the
ground. Meanwhile the railroad will sleep
Perkins county is struggling vainly to dis
cover the section corners planted there bv
government surveyors. The cheap mounds
of earth substituted for stones have been
washed away by the Hood of time , und noth
ing now remains to prove that the work had
over been done but the largo nnd voluptuous
bills which the government paid. The county
surveyor has gone to Lincoln to search the
records for Held notes.
There was a lively and affectionate neigh
borly ah limit , ' in Valparaiso last Monday
night. While Hying feet chusod each other
through cotillions and dreamy waltzes , C. .1.
McFurland found time to insert his knife in
the ribs of S. Gustofson , and cut a wide ,
crimson gash under his loft eye. Gustofscn
galloped cheerily after Mo with n gun , but
did not got a chance to ventilate his carcass.
Joy continued uuconllncd until the si'vcry '
streaks of dawn fretted the eastern hills.
Gum chewing is the prevailing mania In
Albion. Uho disgusting habit has become so
general that parents and preachers inveigh
against it , but to no effect. During services
in church last Sunday , the douimio deli
cately insinuated that the congregation
looked like a corral of munching cattle , so
industriously did the jaws wag. While the
preacher was rounding an eloquent perora
tion on the beauties of the ceholess shore , a
mighty yell rent the rafters. It came from
the paralyzed Jaw of n Mr. Cato , who was
suddenly smitten with lead colic , caused by
chewing adulteraled gum. Cato was taken
home and thu congregation dismisseU. Next
day a ton of second-hand gum was plucked
from the pews and dumped into the raging
Subject of the Itev.lllnril Scott's
Sermon Nitrht.
Itov. Willard Scott delivered a sermon
last night at the St. Mary's avenue Congre
gational church on the inauguration of
George Washington as presidcst of the
United States a century ago.
The congregation that hoard the discourse
was a larco one.
"By the proclamation of President Harri
son , " commenced ttio reverend gentleman ,
"wo are about to observe this weoir , two
days hence the centennial of that day when ,
by tlio inauguration of.Gcorgo Washington us
the llrst president of our country under the
constitution of the United States , we began
to be u nation. Until then wu hud been only
colonies. Surprising as It may seem upon
recollection , every step which hud been taken
by the American people previous the particu
lar events to which this duy recalls us had
been taken not as a united people in u com
mon government , hut rather as u
people united by pressures from
without the Dutch. the Indians ,
French and British still remaining ns indi-
viduala In their governments when they
wore established on the James river , Massa
chusetts bay , Now York harbor , Charleston
and Savannah , wjth leagues of miles of un
known woods and tnarnhos between. In
deed , after most of thorn hud boon 150
yc.irs on the ground they haa never boon
truly confederated. For all that long period
longer than the century wo now celu-
Unite ihoy had remained separata
and peculiar , letting ulono for the
most part nnu beting lot alouo
They liked themselves and disliked others.
"Now England was Knglaiid , and Puritan
Pennsylvania and Delaware were Qiiaitor
and Lutheran. Virginia and tlio Curotluus
were mixed in population , and their rolnrion
was that of England In form , though free
from Us burdens. Now England lived undur
a charter , while Pennsylvania , Virginia and
the south lived under the rule of the best
class laud-owners iinu proprietors an aris
tocracy to which the making of a democracy
of Now England wus distasteful. The quulior
would not light nt ull. The southern aristo
crat loved his ease and acres and was little
inclined to war.
"Tho wonder of to-day Is that Washington
was inaugurated on April UO and not on March
1 , thu day appointed by congress. The
reason was that cougrcis did not
Imvo a quorum present in cither
liousu. On March 4 cannons were
tired , bolls rung und then came together
twenty-one out of about seventy legislators.
These remained four weeks to secure a quo
rum. This was caused by the distance to bu
traveled , a general letliurpy ana tholr la y
methods of doing buslnsss. "
Kov. Mr , Scott dwelt at length on the con
federate ! relations , hostilities of the Indians'
md French , their wars , the stanjp net of
ITiiS , levying certain duties on the colonies ,
md its repeal within u year ; congress bo-
routing an executive body , not by right , but
by necessity ; raising an army and electing a
chief George Washington : his light ami
victory , and the roadim ; of tlio declaration of
udepciideiico on July 4 , 177(1 ( ,
Don Hi il' llc.v. tlaiiioH I'nttftrmm.
Hev. James Patterson , secretary to Bishop
kVortlimgton , died ut his homo , 1112 South
Twelfth street , last night. Ills ailment was
( idiioy disease. Mr. Patterson wus sixty ,
hreo years of ago.
i'iio GoorgitcH HoHolvo to Convert tlio
C'oiiKruunllniiiil I'aruons.
The Omaha Single Tax club hold Its weekly
neutlng in Cute. City hull yestord.iv af-
ernoon. After tin address by Mr. Oyrus
ieckot , the club , us Is tholr custom , chouio
mo of their number to answer questions
I'ho disciples do not by any means agree on
ill of the side issues und matters of detail ,
md the battle ragud fubt und furious for an
lour or so.
As Henry Guorgo has been shown many
courtesies by the leading Congregational
niulsters of London lately , the club has re-
lolvcd to SCO what could lie demo with that
ilciiicnt In Omaha , nnd u committee was up-
lolated to call upon the preuchurs of that p'.T-
luuslon m the city.
James Rodpath Toraoly Tolls of Hh
Visit to the Groou lalo.
Tlio Pcopln IIPSS Kntltitnlnatio U"
Stronger nnil Morn Determined
Victory In 8l ; ht Clicors Are
Usolcfl Itut Dollnrs Count.
An Interesting Interview.
Friends of the Irish struggle for homo rul <
romouibcr with pleasure and sratltuto the
splendid sorrico of Mr. James Roup.ith la exposing
posing Irish landlordism live years ngo am
familiarizing the American people with UK
evils which underlie English rule In Ireland
Ho has Just rctuincd from another tour ol
that country , and gives the results of his In
vcstigatlous In the following Interview will
a Now York Press reporter :
"Hnvo you nny objection to being inter
Jniuos Rcdpnth Welt , ns I hnvo bcci
doing little else thnn ' 'interviewing11 for the
Inst two months , and never wns refused , II
would be rather ungracious for mo to decline
cline n similar invitation. I suppose t
dentist ought to submit once in n while tc
having his own teeth pulled , Go ahead.
Reporter Well , while you reported what
the Irish leaders thought or said , you have
never givou your own opinions , cxcoptlni ;
by way of inference or indorsement. I want
to ask you precisely the saute question that
you asked John Dillon.
James Redpath The reason I withheld my
own views was that I was every day re >
minded of an anecdote told about the Duke ol
Wellington. Some one related nn improba
bio story in Ins presence , nnd ho remarked :
"Well , If you saw it , that ends discussion ;
wo must believe it ; but I am bound to soy
that If I had scon It I would not have be
lieved It. " If tiny of my Irish friends , Jus
returned from an Irish tour , had reported to
me , before I left Now York , the actual facts
about Ireland as I found them , I would not
have bollovcd them. 1 should have thought
that his sympathy with Parnoll's policy had
caused him to exaggerate. So , in Order that
the Irish in America might truly understand
the changed conditions , nnd fall into line
once more with the "men in the gap , " I pro-
forrcd to call unimponclinblo native wit
nesses men foremost in the fight and known
by all to bo in Parnoll's confidence and coun
cils before I gave my own impressions or
IJoforo I hud interviewed all the men
whom I hau selected for that purpose , the
space I had contracted for wns exhausted ,
and I a d not know whether the Press would
cure for more. But 1 will give you all the
matter you want from a sticltful to a hun
dred columns mm be glad of such a chance
to help rally thu stragglers from the Irish
movement over her and urge them to talco
n hand in the hist round to bo "In at the
death" of lory tyranny in Ireland. Go on.
Reporter How is Old Ireland , and how
docs she stand 1 Are the people as united us
they were on your previous visit in 1SSO , in
the early davs of the land league )
James Rudpath The Irish to-day uro less
enthusiastic , perhaps less sunbursty than
they were in 1830 ; but they are us actor-
irtlncil as then and vastly more hopeful. If
you uro old enough to remember tlio fouling
of the north for a few woelts after Fort
Sumter was llrod on the boyish enthusiasm
for "tho naij.11 the frothy denunciation of
"tho south , " the brapuard boastings of put
ting down the rebellion in from thirty to
ninety days , that "wo uns" all indulged in ,
then you will have a parallel , on a bigger
scale , of the national sentiment and sunti
mentality of Ireland in IbSl ) . To-day the
situations corresponds more to the stuto of
feeling in the north alter Sherman tele
graphed to Lincoln that ho "scut home as a
Christinas present the cities of Augusta niul
Savannah. " xV'u had got rid of our patriotic
foolishness , but were a moro dangerous foe
than over , because although wo hud learned
to respect thu warlike south , wo yet saw that
the beginning of the end of the war had
come ; that however stubbornly the confed
erates might still contest the battle , our tri
umph was absolutely sure and within sight.
Now the Irish , to-day , of all shades of
nationalist opinion , tirmly believe that Eng
land will yield homo rule within three or
four years ut tlio furthest. Therefore as
the long prayed for boon is so near at hand ,
and as they can only get it so soon with the
aid of the English liberals- old hatred of
all England and of everything English has
disappeared , and the traditional detestation
of "the Saxon" ' is now confined to the torics
and thu liberal unionists. Next to Paruoll.
no man living is moro honored and trusted
in Ireland than Gladstone. Next to him. tin
most popular English politician is Earl
Spencer , who , as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
only a few years ago , imprisoned and hanged
moro Irish patriots than anyone of his prede
cessors for generations had ever thus pun
ishud duriug a similar period.
Gladstone , in his time , imprisoned during
a single year , over twelve hundred Irish
patilots , among tuem I'arnoll and John Dil-
Ion , not one of whom had committed nny act
which would have been a criminal offense , if
it hud been done in England. Even "liuclc-
shot" Forstor , who was detested In ISiO , Is
spoken of rather kindly to-day. So is Tro-
vclyan , who was hated when hu wus in
power , only a short time since.
As compared with lialfour , "Uuokshot"
Forstor is now regarded us haviiig been
rather a duoont ru lor. The reason of the
change of opinion regarding these men is
that they have changed their policy and are ,
Lo-day , or were recently , thu advocates of
homo rulo. They admitted that they hud
done their best , or their worst , to suppress
Irish aspirations for self government by
force , but they declared that it was impossi
ble , and therefore they recommended homo
rulo. Like the schoolmaster in the comedy
who ordered his unruly pupils to"sit down , "
md when they refused , HUH ! : "Stand up ,
.hen ; I'm bound to be obeyed. " Tlio Eng-
ish liberals are still in favor of order in Irn-
So much for the spirit of national unity.
Ireland is united , hopolul and determined.
INOI.ANI : > 'H nesruTic 111:1.1 : IN miia\i > ,
As for the government , it is moru cruel
md despotic than it was oven under Foi'stor ,
I'ho present coercion bill practically abolishes
ishes ull civil law ami establishes martial
uw , without the protection tlmt the proles-
ilonnl pndo and self respect of the military
brow over the legitimate enforcement of
hu martial law.
Whoever tlio chief ecrcta..y wauU to
brow Into jail is iinprisuiiuil with uvidoucu
or without.
Trlnl by Jury is abolished and the umchln-
oryoftholaw Is uilmfiiistured by corrupt
and "offensive partisans , "
Over four thousand pm-Kons huvebccn thus
mprisonud slncu the priMont conrcion law
vent Into effect.
Moro than half of Ireland Is proclaimed
hat is , the right of frcu press and of iroo
speech id denied In ouu-iuilf ot Irulund.
Over olio-third of tlio Irish members of
mrlliimont have been imprisoned. Not one
of thorn did any act that would bu illegal in
Cngland to-day.
Men have boon arrested and condemned to
nonths or imprisonment with hard labor for
peacefully attending peaceful muctiiigH ; for
pullllshing , without unto or comment , thu
most . inaU r-nf.fnct umi coiiimoupiaco ru-
ports of puaocfm mustlng * .
Ri'portcrVhat exi'iiso ! iilven for such
James Hulpalh That thcio were reports
of brunches of national leagues that had
boon pni'lnhiiPil" ui."suiprs-ed"aiiu | that
to publUh thu Tact that II. cy still existed ami
wore flourlshini.'tcniltii ] to "nudiilun ! " More
than that , nuwrfdunlon * and nuwsboys havu
bijon imprisoned fur mon'b' soiling papers that
contained such reportx K.ithur lloslollo , ut
Halluasloe | , County Uuhvay , pointed out to
iu : a constable who Imppemci ) to bu putting
the sl.op In which wu wore standing , ami
said : "Look at that cnnstublol Mo arrested
our people on the n'niru of 'inciting to rial , '
and when ho was uilcud in v. hat Uiu Incite
ment consisted , said that 'ho ( thu prisoner )
called for tl.rco cljoor * fur Uludslono" The
defendant1 * counsel lakcil him If hu thought
that calling fur cheers for Glud&loua wa > > an
illegal act , and1 , aurtud Father Custello ,
"with my own oars I heard him * aj h
thought it xvasl"
And on that ovldonco the man was sent to
Jail with hard labor.
now oonitciox WORKC.
Other tnon have boon slmltiirly scntoncod
for calling for cheers for William O'Hrlen ,
mid still others for "boh-lni ; " for Halfmir.
HlacKstnltlis have been sentenced ns critnln <
nls for refusing to shoo horses for unpopular
neighbors , oven although the prosecutor *
were not regular customers ; shopkccpon
have been condemned to Jail and pianlt bcl
for refusing to soil goods to police spies , and
even young girls have boon consigned to Jnl
for cheering or waving tmndkorschlcfs 01
shawls In honor of popular loaders 1
Yet the National league In Dublin holds Iti
meetings regularly and openly , and dcnuncl >
ntlons of the government nro notnnly spoltci
but fully reported nnd published In the dull j
papers with impunity. There 1 no csti\b
llshed rule oven In custlo despotism1 Just ai
the \vhltns or the Oaprlco of the sccrctiirj
dictates free speech and free press nro toler
nlod or they nro suppressed tolerated in oiu
district and suppressed in others ,
A hopeful sign h that the most tyrnnnlcnT
cnforcomontof this law hns not only no |
cowed the people , but it has stimulated tholt
spirit ; In fact , it Boomed to mo that I was
the witness ! more than once of open viola
tions of the Castle rule suppressing free
speech that wcro deliberately Intended tc
dare the secretary to the speaker.
It helps n public man In Ireland to haVe
been m Jail for the sake of Ireland , and
prison life has rather a charm than a terror
for every ono who desires to bo conspicuous
In the national contest. Woman and girls
uro ni defiant ns the man and boys ,
In this respect the Irish to day are fat
more courageous and even moro reckless
than they wcro ten years ngo. Coercion has
absolutely no terrors for any ono ,
Donegal Is entirely under military rule.
Every cabin in Gweedoro has been searched
by the soldiers , A rordou of soldiers boat
the entire parish with locked hands , ns ef
fectually us hunters boat the covers for
game. Not one Informer appeared ! All
this would bo discouraging ail cxcupt thu
gallant spirt * , of thu people I mean-lf thuro
were not a thousand proofs to bo neon em
every hand of tlio fact that this Is probably
the last round of the louij light between thu
castle ami tlm cabin , and that , although Ire
land bo " " thn
way pretty badly "punished" by
Saxon Sullivan , John Hull , yet ho will ooou
throw up the sponge , and forever.
Reporter Aru the Irish leaders as much
In real concord as In 1S301
James Rcdp.tth Moro so , I was thor
oughly convinced , and I tool : especial pains
to llml out ; and as I know very intimately so
ninny of the lenders , I should have discov
ered the real state of the case , no matter
what attempts might hnvo been made to con
ceal the truth. Yes , there Is moro "real
union" among the leaders now than there
wus in 18M ) . Then , although John Mitchell's '
body lay smoldering In his grave , his soul
still Inspired the m.isses of the peoplo-a
spirit of Irreconcilable antagonism to Eng-
hind and to nil attomnts to try to get Justice
from the Eticllsh parliament. Pnrncll him
self was not distrusted , but there were
many good men true patriots who dts
trusted Parnolllsm. They were simply
willing to give it and all parliamentary poli
cies n last trial. Although they did not pro
claim their doubts of PiirneU's policy , I
know that many of them felt doubtful of its
success. Now , excepting nn Irish bourbon
hero and there , every intelligent man talks
us If conllduni that not only Is Purnoll to bu
trusted , but that 1'urnolllsm will bo suc
Gladstone and Parnoll have taken the
place that ten years since was held by John
Mitchell's ' spirit. IJnt John Mitchell's fierce
ghost Is laid at rest at last.
No man attempts to rival Partioll , Ho
stands absolutely pre-eminent and ulono. Ho
shares his pedestal with no man. The pop
ulurity of other mon O'Urien , for example-
does not endanger Puriinll's popularity or
diminish it rather , it Increases It.
Another hopeful fact of to-day is that the
same men who wcro patriotic leaders in 18711
SO tire abler men nnd better leaders mini
they wore then. They have grown. Some
who wcro comparatively obscure then art
conspicuous now.
Still another peril of the future then has
been removed during tno past ton years. It
Mr. Parnell hud died in IhSO the Irish party < |
would cither have gone to nieces or have
been badly demoralized. There wus uo ono -
then who had the peculiar ability or who en
joyed enough of the people's coulldoaco to
have taken his place.
When Daniel O'Connell etled his party dis
appeared forever. If Purncll was to die now
it would bo a great national calamity , butthu
party would still have able , nnsellbh ami
competent leaders men whom the people
would trust nnd follow , and who would save
the movement from oven temporary disin
If Gladstone should eticJohn Morley would
be almost as satisfactory to the Irhh. Ho
would bo trusted us much ; and Jrom all I
could learn , ho would hold together the
English party , also , until homo rule wns es
However , although Mr. Parnoll. a few
months ago wus very seriously sick , muoh
worse oft than was generally thought , ho is
nuw in good health , and there is uo reason
to fear that the Irish movement will need
nny other loader until on Irish parliament
meets at College Green.
Reporter Is Parnoll as popular and as
much trusted as he was iu 18:30 : , In spite of
the Times' charges !
James Red path Moro so. Everybody
trusts and respects him. No Irishman that
1 met was over inlluencud , even for a mo
ment , by the Times' charges. If Parnell hud
oven secretly believed that a llttlo touch ol
terrorism would have helped the Irish move
ment the history of the past tea years would
have been clntu-d with English odlcial blood.
Itut Parnell knows that assassination In
polities Is "worse than a crime it is a blnn4
dor , " and oven if it wcro nolthur , as in
Russia , It Is for Ireland tin Impossible pol
There I The Interview is long enough 1
Let mo sum up :
The Irish are engaged , with every hope ot
speedy victory , in tholr last political struggle
with England us an enemy. Their English
allies are stron , ; , determined , and to nil ap ,
poarances , perfectly honest In tholr ex
pressions of friendship , but , if they should
prove recreant , which I don't tear , then ull
hopu of a neaceful solution of thu Irish ques
tion will disappear , never to conn ) back into
Irish politics , leaving only u last robot t to
unpitylng terrorism as n remedy. But I bo-
llevu that Parnell and Cludstouu will bo ( .us-
tallied by the English and Scotch constitu
uncles , and that there will bo an Irish parlia
ment In Dublin within three or four years.
Purnell and hltt policy enjoy the confidence
of thu Irish people , and these who buliuvu In
homo rule for Ireland should sustain him
liberally until ut the next English olet >
And let mo add that praising Parnell
ilnesu't ' help Ireland ; passing resolutions ol
sympathy doesn't help Ireland : cheurlng tha *
Irish patriots doesn't help Ireland. Ireland
1:1111 : hu helped now by hot * American friends
In emu wui only -by dollars ,
Pass around thu hat once more ; it will uo
For thn last time.
" " " "
A Word About Catarrh"
"it U the nuiroin mcmurann that uondirfnl
wul-lliild envelope MtrroiiudliiK tluuk'HiiUo tin-
anei.s oftho > iir and ro'jilpuimiyi ' ! ' " , tlmt Cutairh
makei Itsatrrmjdiolil , < > nro uhtiiblUhrd , It fl.lti
into Ilia vir > vltaU , and r ndi > rsllfo but a long.
lra n breath uf mincry and dlscnm- , dulling tlu
leiiitn of hearing , trar.inioUjij ; thn power ol
ipeuch , do-ilroyJlurthu fiii.idt > othinell , lutntliiH
ihubruiuh. mill Killing thu rollnwd Jilcuhiiri ; * ol
mite , liiHldlouily by < Tei > piii ( > rn from ii'ilmple
. old In thu head , it u sault thu membranous
Inliuc nnil onvvlortra thb uuiies. t-atlmc through i
h ; dulliule co.its und canning lutluminullon ,
iliiiijjhliii ; mid deii'li. ' Nothing Mwit of toM
( iMilIf-uttori will secmo health tuthopatli-nt. nii'l
ill allovUtlvuM are sliiipl.Ypmuruitlmitmliuillur ! I
IIKWleudiiiKtoafittal termination. SANKOHII i I
( Aiite-Ai , i'i/iii : . by lnli < tltt ! < i and \ > y inlfrwil I
idnilnlittratlon has never fulludeven ; whim tlm \
Uitu.iKu hu * muilu frightful innuili on iU > llt m I
oimiluilons , livui ing , Hincll uad tiuto huvu ! I
Wiiveiijil , and the < lheMu thoroughly Uihuu J
rtNroatjsllAiiiCAr.CiiiiKtniiMutsof onslMt
lnoftliB lUiuu.M , L'ttns , ono box C'ATAimil.ll ,
SOLVENT , and emi JJII-HOVKII iNiiu.r.u , iit-mly
viapp'Mt In outptickiicc , with Mil illiectloni ,
1'orrr.u nnoo s : CriKuiuAbUoni > uiiATiox ,
Sharicheu , Dun Tallin , Htrului.
and UunVno . IIKI.IKVUII IN ( > M3
J'1'1' 'tf ' Hio UuTiiiftiA ANTJ.I'AIN
J I'I.ASTKII. Apnrfi-otaniiuoto toi ) ln. and eiutuvN. 'Hi * llmt will only
'alii ' killing jilttklur. Instantmieou * , Infallible ,
a. . ' . AclimwhiilRi'd liy ( ItiifKM * awl phyd-
IIIIK to IIH the brut ) t iiidiinreil At nil tlrui'-
: l l ,3.-UBnwi II vo for ll.oj o > i m "
Af : " < JlllWICi : a