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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (May 5, 1889)
How Some Pnpora uro FolatodtJpon
Poopjo Who Don't Wont Thorn.
A FREE BACK-YARD DELIVERY.
People Do Not Ucnd It But Dogs
"Chnw" It Into i'nlp nntl Car
riers Throw Ari
to llio Winds.
They Give It Awny.
Thobrng , bluster nnd blow which has
been Indulged In by n free gift sheet that
boasts about its marvelous increase of circu
lation , nnd Its Impudent challenge for a com
parison of circulations wltli TUB HUE , has
drawn a shower ot communications from
many people upon whom that paper has been
foisted against their wishes. '
The following are a few specimen com
THItOWX INTO Tltn TAltl ) .
Mrs. J. H. Harris , of 111 ! ) South Ninth
street , stated that n World solicitor had
called on her and nsitcd for subscription to
his paper. "But , " she said , "I told him thnt
wo were taking THIS Bun ; thnt wo were very
well satisfied with It , and that wo did not
care to have his paper sent to us. The jinpcr
ic < ts f/iroii'Ji / ' Into the I/mil , though , nnd when
the collector came around with his bill , I
sent word to the ofllco that wo
HAH NOT stii ) cimun
for the paper , nnd that wo did not want It
and would not-pay for It. I told my husband
that I supposed it was more of an advertis
ing scheme than anything else , the leaving
of the paper nt our house , and that I did not
expect that they would insist on collecting
the subscription money.
"It would sccni that names are taken for
the subscription list without consulting , or
ngalnst protests of , people to whom the
paper Is sent. When the collector called on
mo 1 told him that wo had not oven sub-
ecribcd for the paper. I guess ho had been
around to several places collecting that
morning , because he Bald that
Evci'uboily luul tohl lilm the same ( Jidip ,
nnd that the man at the World ofllco must
have gone around to half of Omaha , taking
names of people , without obtaining their
subscriptions , and placing them on his list.
MV husband and I , being aware of these pro
ceedings , did not pay so much attention to
our liability on the leaving of the paper , con
sidering thnt advertising was at the bottom
of the -whole matter. "
irs. Hairls informed the reporter that
the World had been delivered to Mrs. C ,
Kim ball , at 1115 South Ninth street , by the
same means as it had found its way to her
DID NOT W.\J > T IT.
Mr. D. T. Lohncs , 1105 South Ninth street ,
says that some time ago n gentleman called
i"I told the solicitor that I was taking Tnu
BEK and the Dispatch both and did not want
the World. 'Well , ' said he , 'every extra
subscriber makes matters so much
the better for mo. ' It was on
a Tuesday thnt he was hero.
Ho said that ho would give mo the World for
the balance of that wcclc and the next week
for 10 cents , nnd that I could compare it with
TUB Bnn and the other paper. Ho said that
no collection was made until the expiration
ot the pnrlod of subscription.
"Whon the end o * the week carne around
another gentleman called on mo and wanted
to know If I would subscribe for the World ,
l.told him that I did not take it ; that 1
' WAS TAKING THE HUE
r and Dispatch , and that "I was satisfied with
thorn. I did not want his paper any more ,
t aid ; could not take It , but ho wrote down the
Street , number and the name and went off.
The paper commenced coming then and I
TOLD MI WIFE TO STOP IT
OB soon as they came around for the pay.
That was nearly a month ago. My boy Leon ,
who was going to school with the carrier of
the World , was instructed to see that
tbo paper was stopped. Ho told the
carrier that wo had not subscribed
for the paper nnd that wo did not wani. it ,
but the boy claimed ho had been onlercd by
somebody to throw the paper Into our jra
nnd that ho was compelled to obey the order.
"The paper was throtvn over the fence
from the alloy i ight along , and it would lay
in the yard until
THE DOO DISCOVERED IT
and chewed nnd chased it mound llio prem
ises. Some of the neighbors at different
times have picked the sheet up and brought
It to the door , but wo have always told thorn
.that wo had no use for it , and did not
1 want It.
"Wo have never paid for It. Last night
when the boy carne around with tlio paper I
Hold him the same thing that we had no use
tor it and did not want It. "
TI1EV Allli AM , IvICKINO ,
"My llttlo boy Leon told the carrier Just
'tho other day that his mother had ordered
the paper stopped two or three times , and
aid that she would not pay for it. The
carrier responded that 7it c out of ten of
MB customers were making the same com
Mr. Lohnos said that he had , taken Tne
BKE EC von .years except , last summer , when
be was out of the city , and on ono long stay
'at ' Cheyenne ho had had the paper forwarded
'to him every day.
MAuETiir.M sror IT.
J. O. Klmball , of 1115 South Ninth street ,
ptatcd that ho had heard his wife say that
the World hud been delivered nt his house
for about a week , but that she had com
plained to Bomo ono connected with the paper
that no subscription uad been solicited or
COULDN'T OIVK IT TO inn.
M. Silver , who Is the proprietor of a grocery -
cory at 1824 South Fifth stiect , ordered the
_ carrier of the World not to leave that paper
'on his door step. This demand was ren
dered necessary by the nightly unbidden
ppeuranee of the World in front of his
Btoro. Ho has not succeeded in heading off
the carrier who drops u paper nt his iiuui-
\ > tT without authority.
A number of similar complaints from
other parts of the city have reached this
office , but it Is unnecessary to append them
at this time. '
lie Question ) * tint hounllty of the
HI root , llnlhvny Cimwollitnfion.
Another big sticot railway war Is again on
lit the courts. I.ato yesterday afternoon the
Omaha Motor company secured u tempoiary
Injunction in the district court enjoining the
Omaha Street Hallway company from laying
tracks or entering upon Commercial street ,
'Ames avenue' an'd 1'axton street , extending
across Thirtieth , and thence nn Tlihtlcth
north to the city limits. The board of public
\vork was also temporarily restrained from
Issuing u permit to the Street Kilhvuy com
puny to outer r.lther of thu thoroughfares.
The ordero were iMiiod by JudgoOrofTand
were nerved by Deputy Sheriff Houck at 1
o'clock lust livening. Service was hail on
Bamual H. Johnson , pi uitMont ; D. H , Cood-
Web , ffloretary , xnd Ocorgo J-J. IMtchott , at
torney , for the street rMhray conip.inj.
Tli Until on the Injunctions mentioned
rowioutof arentralnlnijorder granted toM
\M Ouibhst Stictt Hallway liorapaitv hist Fri
day , That corporation , u Inch i * a nuw onu
, cy a recent uct of the InglMaturo. cau oltdat-
; ing . the bars * railway and the
'cuble Irtuiway cowman leu , hemrrd
an order from the oojtt tnjulnhitf
litaauui tro&i fairjr ou Thirtieth ttreal
from Commercial north to the city limits.
row the motor company , of which Dr.
Mercer In president , comes back In thoshapu
of an answer to the petition , and alleges that
the cable nnd homo railway * uro not n cor-
por.itlon , and questions the legality of its
In Its reply the motor sots up that its
opponent Is not n corporation , organized and
existing under the laws ot the state ; that
the Omaha Horse llnllway company .was
organized under n law for the promotion of
building horse railways In ISO" by nn * net
passed by the legislature ot the territory of
Nebraska. Under this law the horse rail
way company existed , 'llio Cable tramway
company claimed to bo a corporation under
the general laws of the otuto until last Jan'
tiary. The motor cownani now alleges thnt
the two companies lno nonta and cable
tramway consolidated their two charters ,
organizations nnd franchises , Into a now cor
poration , under the name and style of the
Omaha Street Hallway courpany. The de
fendant to the suit denies 'that the latter
company became vested with all the
rights , privileges , franchises and pow1
crs of the corporations before they
consolidated. The motor , In Its answer ,
denies that the property owned and operated
by the two companies is not owned nnd
operated by the Omaha street railway ; that
the pretended agreement and action of the
companies , in so fur ns it alleges to have
authority for any such agreement or action ,
Is unconstitutional and void ; that the agree
ment ot consolidation was made wholly with
out power or authority , there being no law
In this state authorizing the consolidation of
any such corporations.
Tiic motor also states that It made applica
tion to tno board of public worlts to go upon
Thirtieth street April 'JO , and that the appli
cation is still unduU'rinlnod , consequently it
does not want the Omaha street railway to
bo granted ono.
All the streets mentioned are now tied up
to the different companies.
Judge Groft sot the case for hearing
Wednesday , May S.
Air. Morse , one of the street railway com
pany , wns questioned about the subject last
niifht. Ho simply smiled nt the action of the
motor line company , "Mr. Popplcton , " said
ho , ' 'draw up ttio original state law , and
wo'ro willing to test Its legality. At the
same time we'll proceed with the work un
less ) restrained by law. "
1'Jj-VVS AM )
AttractloiiH Billed to Appear nt tlic
Various Iloimcs This Weolc.
Mr. Nat C. Goodwin , who Is rated by many
critics as the cleverest actor in comedy that
is upon the American stage to-day , will ap
pear at Boyd's opera house Tuesday evening
next in a double bill , presenting the polite
farce , "Lend Mo Five Shillings , " nnd Mel-
ford's farcical comedy , "Turned Up. " Tills
will bo Mr. Goodwin's first appearance in
Omaha since his great Now York success
last winter , when lie demonstrated beyond
question that his abilities did not require him
to remain in the farce comedy school , with
which ho has been so long identified , Possi
bly , outside of Joseph Jefferson , thcro is no
actor in America who possesses the ability
for polished high comedy acting that Mr.
Goodwin docs , nnd it is morally certain that
the mantel of the great Jefferson will soon
fall upon the shoulders of Mr. Goodwin. On
next Tucsdav evening Mr. Goodwin will give
an exhibition of what ho can do in this di
rection by appearing as Golightly , in the
very artistic farce , "Lend Mo Five Shil
lings. " Mr. Goodwin will bo supported , as
ho always is , by a competent company.
The firm of Hlco & Dixoy has been dis
solved , but the former will continue to man
age the latter and pay him a salary.
The comedy , "After Dark , " which was
booked at the Boyd the last two evenings of
next week has been cancelled owing to its
inability to reach Omaha.
Omaha lodge of Elks will take their second
annual benefit at Boyd's opera house on
Monday evening , May 20. Their attrac
tion will bo In the nature
of a minstrel llrst part fol
lowed by an olio of specialty acts ,
and conclude with W. It. Goodall's farce
comedy burlesque on Mr. Nye's opera , entl-
titlcd "Mr. Sampson , of South Omaha. "
The entire performance will be given by
local talent. From flfty to seventy Elks ,
including several prominent citizens , will
"black up" and appear in tire llrst pan.
Music , principally negro melodies , is to bo a
feature of the programme.
The second students' concert of the Omaha
College of Music will bo given nt Washing
ton hall , Tuesday evening , under the direc
tion of Miss Lizzie Isaacs , the principal. An
elaborate programme , including the cantata
of "Cinderella , " has been prepared for the
occasion. Besides the soloists there will bo
a chorus of forty trained female voices nnd
an orchestral accompaniincnt.of twenty-four
The Swedish ladles' octette , from Stockholm
helm , now making n tour of this country , are
booked for three concerts at Washington
hall , in this city , on May 9 , 10 and 11. A
pleasing feature of the entertainments will
bo tlio appearance of the young ladies in their
picturesque national costumes.
A Small Boy'H Scheme for Saving Two
lloiirn ol' AVnsto Time.
My little nephew ran acros3 some
where a paragraph which said that any
body could save at least two hours of
waste tune a day hy running on a time
table , says a writer in the Phrenologi
cal Joulnal. Freddy brought the chap
ter to mo and asked what it meant. I
told him. I advised him to make out a
time-table for himself and try running
on it for a few days. Ho said ho guessed
ho would. In a. day or two he submit
ted the following to mo :
5:45 : to 7 Gottin' up.
7 to 7:80 : Bath and gottln' roddy for
7:30 : to 7 Brokfus.
8 to8:20 : Prairs.
8:20 : to 8:30 : Hard study.
8:30 : Start for skool.
0 Got there ( a feller must have some
fun in lifo ) .
9 to 10IJO : Study nnd rcsito.
10:30 : to 10:45 : Hoses ( out to bo longer ) .
10:15 : to 12 Study and rcsito.
1' . 3f.
12 to 12:15 : Coin' for luncb.
12:15 : to 12:30 : Eatin' it.
12:30 : to 1 Sloes of things. Playin'
1 to 3 Skool agon. Tuffcst part of
3 Skool over. Fun begins.
3 to ( I Base hall. Bisicldo ridin' .
Coin' to walk ( sometimes with a girl ) .
Slidin' nnd skatin' in winter. Flyin'
kite. Bothorln'thodog. Peanuts. Coin'
to ride with pa. Shoppin' with ma
( won I don't kno it beforehand. In had
weather road In' . Sloes of other things.
0 to 7 Dinner ( crate time for mo. )
7 to 780 ; Nothiti' much. Don't fool
7:80 : to 8 Pa gets dun with paper nnd
roads suthin' alowd.
8 So& I must begin study.
8 to 8:16 : Kickin' aginst it.
8:15 : to 0:15 : Study.
0:15 : Gwuuto DOU.
0:15 : to 0:35 : Windin' Wntorhury
W : 5to t:15 ) : UndreBsln' ' nnd gottin'
0:45' : till niornln' Grate big times
with dreoms , but n foller can't stop to
enjoy them much. Wonder wy dreams
can't hang on more like reel thingBV
" P. S. Ware do thos' too oxtry 'ours
It was long thought that blood orangey
were produced by grafting nn orange
tree with a pomogriMiato sup , hut it la
now said that there is not thu slightest
foundation fet this belief. The blood
orange , which is merely a variety of
tlio sweet orange obtained hy cultiva
tion , was llrst raised hy the Spanish
gardeners in the Philippine islands ,
whim it was llrst seen in liuropo it cre
ated u sensation among the supersti
tions , who saw all aorlaof disasters /ore- /
told by the bloody fruit. In the last
blood orange ttvui. brought ov-
srs * prUeiw
PULLING JUDICIAL BUTTONS ,
Over Ono Hundred Candidates
Slated for the Park Commission.
MANY ARE NAMED , NONE CHOSEN
A Number of Piomlncnt Citizens and
a Kcw Political Gnrdoncrn on the
llio Ijlst Duties and Jlcfipnnnt-
bllltl'-'B of the ComiiilnHlon.
The Park CntnnilRslnnorsIilp.
If current direct posslp has any founda
tion , it Is snfo to predict , on the strcnRth of
conversations hcnnl yesterday , thnt there
nronolcss tlmn ono hundred candidates In
Omaha for the Jlvo places on the par It com
mission. Half a dozen men who wcro naked
for Information on the subject , replied :
"Thoy nro lesion.11
Ono week from next Tuesday the district
Judges will appoint flvo men to constitute a
board of park commissioners , and as the
titno approaches for this ofllclal act to bo
consunmtcd , Interest Increases correspond
ingly. Slnco there Is no compensation worth
mentioning connected with the odlco , It
seonis to bo n source of great sur
prise to everybody to know that so
many men asplro to the position. "It simply
shows , " said ono citizen , "Unit they are In
terested In having a system of parks estab-
tablishcd , and willlncrlv volunteer their ser
vices regardless of expense or Inconvenience ,
to do the .work , "
Another suggested that many of the can
didates lira inspired by sclllsh motives mid
have property interests they desire to dls-
pose of. Hut the uioro prominent , men men
tioned are being urged by their friends , and
thov have expressed themselves as fooling
willing to sacrifice personal convenience for
the public ( rood.
Among the list of names now on fllo with
the Judges nro such well known cttbcns as
Dr. Georno L. Miller , Herman Kountro , A.
J. Popplcton , Clark Woodman. John Grant ,
J. J. Urown , J. H. Millard. Andrew Hose-
water , C. S. Montgomery , Jnmqs Crclghtou ,
Augustus Pratt , liuclid Martin , Gcorgn W.
Ambrose , William P. Ambrose , George Cnn-
lield , J. II. Lacy , Aaron Heel ,
Major J. L. Dennis , James L.
lilack , Fred Uohra , Colonel S. S. Curtis ,
George Smith , George Paul , E. L. Emery
and i\ host of others. In fact , tlicro are so
many In the ruco that it was found impossi
ble to cot a complete roster of them. The
Judges declined to divulge any information
regarding candidates saying that to do so
would bo an act of betrayal" their part of
the trust imposed on them. Ono Judge said.
that the appointments would not bo made
until the second Tuesday in this month ,
which la the latest data the matter can b
The IcglslatwcD actQ creating ao
board of park commissioners for
cities of the metropolitan class
fixes the membership of sucu boards at flvo.
They may elect ono of their number chair
man , whoso compensation is placed at ( COO
per annum. The other four can draw only
$ 200 each. The duties prescribed are in sub
stance that tlicv shall designate such lands
and grounds as may bo deemed necessary to
bo used for park purposes , employ a secre
tary , landscape gardener , superintendent ,
keepers , assistant superintendent and keep
ers , as well as such laborers as may bo re
quired. Much is expected from the
llrst board ; therefore all inter
ested parties manifest great anxiety
to see good men appointed men
who will take pride In the work delegated to
them ; men whoso means and leisure time
from private affairs will permit them to give
It much of their attention.
If indications go for anything , Dr. Miller
and John Grant have the lead. While the
doctor insists that ho is not an applicant ,
strong influence is bein < ? brought to bear
upon the judges to name him as one of tno
lucky flvo. A powerful petit ion , asking for
John Grant to bo appointed , has been' filed.
Fred Behm is also well backed
by a numerously signed petition.
Judge Poppleton and Herman Kouutzo
have retrained from making any
efforts , but an army of friends are pulling
the ropes for tl.ein. S. S. Curtis Is likewise
in the front rank , and It is generally con
ceded that ho would bo 'an excellent selec
tion. Neither Millard , Montgomery , nor
Martin have indicated an anxiety to servo ,
but they are favorably mentioned. As
everybody admits the absolute necessity of
having a civil engineer on the board , An
drew Uosowater's chances are largely In the
Mr. W. H. Alexander , expressed himself
about in this strain : "John Grunt , would ,
I think , bo as fit a man for
chairman of the board as wo
could get , and with four good men to back
him , say Dr. Miller , Augustus Pratt , An
drew Hoscwater , an engineer , and C. S.
Montgomery , a lawyer. 1 am certain wo
would got the right kind of work dono. "
There nro probaoly n dozen slates , on all of
which the names of Miller and Grant figure.
Souio add Kount/o. Popploton and Hosc
water ; others Creignton. Uoehel and George
Smith , while another has Curtis , Mont
gomery and Hosewatcr.
The anxiety this tlmo is based mainly on
the fact that this , the first board , will Imvo
upon its shoulders the responsibilitv of map
ping out the park system , leaving their suc
cessors to carry out the plans laid down by
them. It Is impossible to predict , as yet ,
whut the commissioners , whoever they maybe
bo , will attempt to do this spring.
Mr. Anderson Hauls Glerk JToolio
Over the Coalw.
Chairman Mount presided at yesterday
afternoon's meeting of the county commis
sioners , nt which Messrs. O'Keolfe , Andcr
son and Turner wore present.
It was qulto a tame session , nnd nothing
but routine matters were discussed , except
that Mr. Anderson made an effort to revolu
tionize the county's ' stationery department.
Ho produced the bill of a printing house for
six chattel mortgage records , but Cqunty
Clerk Roche could only show up four of the
books. Mr. Anderson stated that Sloman's
chattel mortgage company hud purchased
ono of the records from the clerk. The two
missing books , Mr , Hocho said , wore not in
dexed when ho received them and ho sent
them back. He presumed that the printing
house had not credited the county with thorn.
Mr. Anderson thought that some steps should
bo taken to look into the stationery depart
ment , and Mr. Hoche asked that the matter
bo roforrcd to n committee and have au in
Mr. Anderson said that there were orders
for some of the records in March , and that
bills for them came In In February , Ho could
not account for that kind of business ,
and did not think the county should
bo Jn book store for outsldo
concerns. Mr. Hocho. explaining , persisted
that two of the books had boon sent back to
the printer nnd that he had sold none ot the
county's stationary. The cost of each record
"It's a cold day when you can catch mo In
any steal , " savagely remarked Mr. Hocho to
Mr. Anderson ,
"It will bo investigated , " was the re
The matter of Investigating the stationery
department , was referred to the entire
Henry Gibson , of the printing house which
printed tlio records , was seen last night , and
stated that Mr , Hoche was not at fault , as a
clerk in the printing house had made an
error In not crediting Mr. Hocho up with the
books returned. If anyone is to blame , Mr ,
Gibson says , thnt it Is the printing house ,
Mr , Anderson offered a resolution , In
structing the county attorney to take the
proper legal stops to require County Clerk
Hocho to turn over t-2.1 , an amount over the
expenditures of the oflleo up to January 1 , to
the county treasurer , Mr , Hocho was present
and stated that It was not necessary , Mr.
Anderson said ho knew It was not necessary ,
but that ho had put up with the negligence
of many county onlcors as long as ho in
tended to. Mr , Kocho uiado a hasty exit and
had his deputy pay the money into the treas
ury ut once. The deputy rushed Into the
treasury and used for a receipt for the
money. It was ( riven him.
A bill of Snorltr Coburn for 333 for depu
ties whu did Hcrvico at the fair grounds dur
ing the fall of iwr , was referred to the
tinuucn committee. In regard to the matter
the county attorney , who nad been asked for
an opinion , sUtcd that the elultn was legal If
the county cotnmUiloiier < rrtctCrmlnccl that It
was nccrstnry for the employment of the
In another opinion the county attorney , re
garding the pay of assessors , Mated thnt * the
law provided Unit they we * irot entitled to
compensation until theirs work was com
pleted , but at the same tlmo It wns not com
pulsory with the board to require thorn to
llnlsh their work before they received any
pay for their services.
Samuel Cotnor nnd others petitioned the
boar ! to remove the itest-nouso from Its
present location nt the naHtvast , corner of
the poor farm , as It was a njilsnneo nnd n
detriment to adjoining property. The peti
tion was referred to the city council.
Ono hundred and six cltlwns of South
Omaha asked lor the appointment of J. E.
Hart ns constable of the Matle City , which
ofllco is now vacant by thd > cslgnntlon of U.
A. Flnnorty. A. C. MoOrackcn also applied
for the position , nnd after a ballot was taken
ho wns declared elected.
J. J , MoNnlr made application thnt the
county put in a library at the now county
hospital. The petition was referred to the
poor faun committee.
The contract of J , P. Coats ns superintend
ent of the new hospital was filed , nnd his
bond in the sum of f 1,000 was approved.
Andrew Monk , an old man of seventy-two
years , .was gran ted an order for transporta
tion U > Du Quoin , III.
The contract and bond of Oliver Davis , to
whom was awarded the contract for running
the Now Era grading machine No. 2 , wcro
D. C. Patterson asked the board to boar a
portion of tha expense of grading all
the streets between iicnvonwortli
and Mt. Pleasant , on the north line
of the poor farm. Ho stated that the-prop
erty owners proposed to grade the thorough
fares , nnd wanted the county to help pay for
It. The chairman was directed to slen the
petition for grading from block 0 to the west
line of the Holt railway.
Appropriations amounting to $18,500 for the
payment of liabilities incurred by the county ,
to bo paid from the hospital , bridge and gen
eral funds , wcro mndo.
County Auditor Evans was authorized to
employ two assistants until July 1 , for the
purpose of helping him to s ralqhton out the
The board adjourned to meet Wednesday
Will Open nn Ollloo in Omnlm.
The Massachusetts Ufa insurance com
pany is about to open an oflldo in Omaha ,
with J. S. Gross as agent. John A. Hall ,
the secretary of the company , Colonel L. D.
Phillips , president of the finance board , mid
Isaac 13. Snow , the superintendent of agen
cies , nro at the Murray arranging for the
brunch agency to bo established in Omaha.
A LADY BOOMER-S SCOOP.
How She Scoured n Plcco of Exclusive
An Horn recently published regard
ing Miss Daisy Nannottu ( not Marietta )
the foinalo Oklahoma boomer , recalls
to of this ' " "
memory ono girl's "scoops"
made for the Louisville Courier-Journal
while the writer was city editor of that
paper several years ago.
Miss Daisy WHS an irrepressible
hanger-on about the newspaper offices
of Louisville , writes a correspondent of
the St. Louis Globe-Democrat , and her
ready wit and sharp tongue made her a
general favorite with the reporters , in
whose room she was a regular visitor.
Her ambition then , although at the
time omyloyod in the public schools as a
teacher , wns to bocohio a reporter or
society editress , and was occasionally
found convenient to give her an assign
ment at a wedding , etc. , and through
this she soon became familiar with
newspaper work , and thoroughly under
stood the value of a scdop ,
It wns probably 2 o'clock on one of the
stormiest mornings of the winter that I
sat at my desk waiting the return of
ono or two absent ' 'district" reporters ,
who , wore making a final round of the
police stations. ' 'i ' , .
All the other reporters had been re
lieved for the night , and I was alone in
the city rooms. A sufldon ring of the
telephone waked mo out a semi-doze ,
and , answering the call , I found myself
talking to Miss Daisy , who was at the
Tenth and Maple streets depot of the
Louisville & Nashville railroad , a milo
While passing the station on her way
homo she had learned , by accident , of
a bad wreck out on the line some twelve
or fourteen miles distant , and a special
carrying several surgeons and a wreck
ing crew , was about to leave for the
scene of disaster. I was informed by
her that the news of the accident wa's
known only at the depot , and that there
was not a reporter in sight.
As the train was about to leave , and
it would bo impossible to got a man to
the station in time to catch it , I ac
cepted Miss Daisy's offer to accompany
it nnd wire us a report of the accident
in time for the regular edition , which
generally wont to press about 8:30 : or 4
o'clock a. in.
About 3:30 : o'clock a messenger boy
arrived , bringing us a very readable
and newsy account of the disaster ,
which had resulted , if my memory is
not at fault , in the death ot two em
ployes of the road and the injury of
two others , and had boon caused by a
largo tree being blown down and fall
ing across the track.
Miss Daisy had boarded the special ,
visited the wreck , gathered all particu
lars obtainable and then walked nearly
two miles to the telegraph station to
got off her special , which proved to bo
a very sensational piece of exclusive
news in the Courier-Journal of that
This excellent piece of work and my
Knowledge- Miss Daisy convinces mo
that if she manages to got possession of
a'claim in Oklahoma she will manage
to hold it and take care of herself in all
other respects at the same thno.
Sir John A. Mncdonald.
Sir .lohn A. Macdonald is thus re
ferred to in the Cosmopolitan , where
his portrait is the striking frontispiece
of an excellent article on "The Cana
dian Legislature : " t
"When ho shakes his head in a
laughing piissago-of-arms , his long hair
sways to and fro upQuJiin shoulders ,
like the mane of an old 1/oni in cheer
ful defiance. And ho isjan , old lion
the "Grand Old Man" ottha Dominion ,
and one of perhaps half ndzon of the
world's greatest porsonaUs ) } of to-day.
The mobt striking feature of his face ,
into which a strange. ? could not take
the merest glimpse without/ becoming
immediately impressed ! ' with tliu fact
that ho was in the pm < oiieit of a
great man , is hist aiyps , which
nro as keen nnd as full jp. ( vitality and
observation as those of cn .stripling of
twenty. In his place ( liirUio house
nothing escapes him , $ und ho sits
through the debates null ) the small
hours with unlhigging interest and an
endurance really roinurlutblo. Ho is
tall and erect , nnd bearhiinsoH with
something of military 'alertness. He
generally wears a black diagonal morn
ing coat and vest , and a collar of the
Gladstone shape. Sometimes , however ,
ho appears in n tailless and jaunty
Bohemian vol vet coat , but there is onb
peculiarity of his dress which ho sel
dom varies , Ho has a penchant for
bright rod London ties , and , except
whf.Mi in ovonlng droso , rarely wears
any other hue. Several people have
endeavored to discover the secret of
Sir John's London tio-mul < or , hut in
vain ; the genius remains an interesting
To the capitals of five Egroiwan i jn-
trios , ! } 2)0. ( Longer tours , $ , ' 150 arid
$4' > 0. All oxiHMibca included. Send for
itineraries. 'M. J , Wood & Co. , 1223
Furnum St. , Omaha , Neb.
NEWS ABOUT THE BLUFFS ,
Evonta of Interest Transpiring
Across the Rlvor.
PROGRAMME OF THE CHURCHES
ThoSaloonlstsXtw 1'ny I/loonso Attain
The I'omplcrn Coining Judge
nnd Jury No More Don
Front JutlKO nnd Jury.
The cnso of the Omaha Coke and Coal
Company vs John Llnnehnn was not com
pleted In the district court yesterday , and
will bo resumed Monday morning.
The Jury in the case of Uarrett ft Harrott
vs Wheeler & Herald , returned n verdict for
the plaintiffs In the sum of $57.85. Court nd-
Journcd at noon until Monday morning.
Judge Ucemcr accompanied his wlfo homo
to lied Oak to spend Sunday , and Ualllft
MuFiuUloii wont to Dunn's Inko to pass the
brief recess In coaxing the members of the
flnncy trlbo out of their natural element.
S. Alexander will preach at Lacy's Hall ,
South Main street , opposite Eighth avenue ,
nt":45p. : in. , to-day.
Sunday School in thii sanio place ut 2:30 :
p. in. , and n social religious meeting there at
10:30 : a. m.
First Unptlst Church Tlio pastor will
preach at 10:30 : a. m. , and 8 p. m. In the
mcrnlng there will bo a review of the past
four years' history. Sunday School 1 p. in.
Young people's mooting 7 p. in. All cordially
Congregational In the morning the sacra
ment of the Lord's ' supper will bo adminis
tered nnd now members received. Subject
of thought , "A Self Sacrificing Savior. "
Evening subject , "Deborah. " A cordial in
vitation is extended.
Prcsbvterian Preaching by the pastor ,
both morning and avcnmg. Sabbath school
nt 12 o'clock. Children's Christian Endeavor
society nt : t p. m. . and young people's muot-
intr nt 7 p. in. Strangers and others cor
Herean Haptlst church Place of mooting
to-day in Shubert's block , on Uroadway ,
near Twenty-fourth street. Time , 10)0 : : ) and
7:15 : p. m. Sunday school at 11:45 : u. in.
Preacher , Uev. T. P. Thickstun.
Uroadway M. E. church Preaching by
the pastor at 10:80 : a. m. and 8 p. in. Morn
ing topic , "Hinderanccs to Spiritual
Growth. " Sunday school at 12 m. Class
meeting at 7 p. m. Strangers cordially in
vited. You will find a hearty welcome.
Services at the Presbyterian Harmony
mission chapel this afternoon nt 3 o'clock.
Preaching by Ilev. G. P. Williams. Text ,
John 20:25. Subject , "Masked Men. " Sab
bath school ntt o'clock. Prayer meeting
Thursday evening ut 8 o'clock. Subject ,
"Christ's Human Sympathy , " as revealed in
Matthew 5:8 : , 13. A cordial invitation Is ex
tended to attend the above.
Bethany Baptist church , corner of Bluff
and Story streets. Itegular services at 100 ! !
a. m. and 8 p. m. Sunday school at 3 p. m.
Young people's meeting M 7 p. m. Uov. E.
N. Harris , pastor.
St. Paul's church. Divine services to
day at 10:45 : a. m. nnd 7:30 : p. in. Sunday
school , 12:15. : Bible class , 12:15. : Sermon
topics , morning , "An Old Sermon. " Even
ing sermon , "Hollgion nnd Politics. " Young
men and strangers always cordially wel
comed to those services. T. J. Mackay , pas
Money loaned nt L. B. Craft's & Co.'s
loan olllce on furniture , pianos , horses ,
wagons , personal property of all kinds ,
and all other articles of value , without
removal. All busincbs strictly confi
J. G. Tipton , real estate , 627 B'dway
Blank books made to order. Can fur
nish patent bidding for jiarties wishing
the same. Call and see samples at room
1 , Everett block , Pearl street.
MOIIKIIOUSE & CO.
If you have no time tocall at my olHco
to buy a home , send your address to C.
B. Judd , GOO Broadway.
Mrs. H. Lee will bo in Omaha Friday
to receive orders for straw work.
Ladies can meet her at 2 o'clock at I.
Sylvester's , No. 114JS. 13th st.
Smooth Saloon IjtcciiHcs.
The saloon men continue to drop into the
city clerk's ofllco and deposit their monthly
offerings on tlio municipal altar. The ruling
of Judge Aylcsworth disconcerted the mayor
temporarily , but the matter has been
smoothed over , and the saloonists now come
in willingly and pay their license. The only
effect of the outbreak was to raise the sum a
little , so us to include the marshal's fees. It
developed that the marshal wns entitled to
fees of $2.10 in each and every case , and as
the city wanted an oven $25 per month , the
fees had to bo inclndod in the lino.
It uow costs the budge dispenser $27.10 per
month to secure the good will of the mayor
and other city officials and consequent im
munity from the raids of the police and mar
shal's forces. Although a truce is patched
up bctwcon the mayor and marshal , and an
open rupture no longer threatened , yet these
two officials nro not dwelling in abiding love
for each other , but each is pursuing his own
way on the you-lot-mo-alone-and-I-will-you
plan. Each thinks himself capable of at
tending to his own business , and will brook
no Interference from tbo other.
Bi < t Ctianco for Little Money.
Do you want to buy a lot , at cash
price , and on easy terms ? If so , call on
D. J. Hutchinson &Co. , 017 Broadway ,
who for a few days olTor the choice of
thirty well located lots at 310 down and
$10 a month.
Tickets for'salo tit the Opera House
drug store for Ragan's lectures.
Council BluITs Lodge No. 270 ( Loyal )
A. O. U. W. , moots in G. A. R. hall
every Friday evening nt 8 o'clock.
Ragan lectures on the Yosomlto nnd
the Yellowstone Monday night.
The Santa Rosa is a wonderful cigar.
Try ono'and enjoy lifo.
Arrange to attend the grand opening
of Hotel do Manawa on Tuesday next.
S. B. Wadsworth & Co. loan money.
William Boatty. of Slgournoy , Is visiting
relatives in this city
A , S. Hazclton has returned from a pleas
ant trip to Now Hampshire.
Mr. J , C. Lange , deputy revenue collector ,
has returned Iroui a business trip to Dos
Miss Minnlo Untlmnk , who IB teaching
school at Avoca , will spend Sunday with her
parents in this city.
Trustees Wclnsteln and Hanek , of the deaf
nnd dumb institute , wore in the city , yester
day , attending the regular monthly meeting.
Mayor Kohrer loft , last evening , for Chicago
cage , whore ho accompanies hit * brother ,
Harry , who Is undergoing an operation for
Charles P. Hreslan , of Minneapolis , \\hci
represented tha syndicate which has in
vested so heavily in Council IBlufTs property ,
has boon suffering from Jaundice smcu his
return homo. Ho has not been in his oflica
for thrco weeks , but Is now getting the upper
hand of his troubles ,
I have removed my barber shun from
No. 13 North Main btrcot to No. 8 Pearl
btrcot , where I am bolter prepared than
over before to give satisfaction to : ny
customers. Fun1liuitNUAKiu. .
Monev loaned on furniture , piano.s ,
diamonds , horses , buggies or anything
of value at low rates of interest. No
publicity ; fair and honorable dealing.
A. A. Clark & Co. , olllco cor , Uroatl-.vuy
and Main , over American
lit Slllcq nnd Dronfl Goodn nt the Ycnr
nt Kliomnn's 1'coplcn Store Silk *
and Dress UootlH For 1-U nntl
1-11 OfT the Houtilnr 1'rlcnn.
llcco you nro. Bring this prlco list
with you. Where else In the United
States can you match these goods nt
such ruinous low prices , nt HOe a yard
worth 75 to $1.2-5.
75 pcs inoroo nnd surah silks nt 59o a
10 pcs China and India , .llo ! , all
shades at 31)o ) a yard.
'tC pcs lancy brocatto. silks , elegant
shades nt 8c ! ) a yard.
127 pcs striped surnh slllc , newest
shades at IJ9c.
. -The above prices nro less than ono-
Half of the manufacturers cost. Conio
early. They go quick.
BLACK GROSORA1N AND FAIL13
At50c , 03c , 75c. $1.00 , $1.50 to $ :2.oO :
per yard. Worth fully 93 per cent
Buy black silks this week and save
fully M per cent.
ROUSING DHKSS GOODS BAR
40 in. Henrietta cloths nt ItOc a yard ,
II In. luster brillinntoons at COc a
yard , sold elsewhere at $1.00.
40 in. Serges in plaid and plain at iMo
a yard , sold clsowhoro at 40c.
40 in. Beige twills at 15c a yard , worth
! Ml in. cashlmores in nil shades at 12Jc
a yard , worth Hoc.
Blade poods in all shades at same
prices. Great slaughter ol combina
tion suits at less than they can bo dupli
cated for in America.
Great slaughter in wash dross goods.
Best prints 4c , 5c and.ic ( a yard.
Best ginghams 4c , Co , Oc , 8c nnd lOc n
Lawns I-yard wide at , ' ! c a yard ,
Best Pacific lawns Oc a yard ; sold
elsewhere for 15c.
American sateens at 5c a yard.
Best English sateens 1-Jc and 15c a
Best French sateens 25c a yard.
American challeys 5c a yard.
English challeys So , liJlc and 20c a
Best French challeys at 42o and 50c a
yard ; reduced from 03c.
See our elegant line of white goods
now on sale.
Sco our elegant line of laces and em
broideries just received nnd now on
sale.Every department in the house will
have special bargains too numerous to
mention hero. '
Mail orders receive prompt * attention
HENUY EISEMAN & Go's
People's Store ,
Council Blulls , la.
N. V. Plumbing Co.
Henry O'Neill , cx-imssengeryardmasternt
the transfer , is the happy father of a sixteen-
Frank Johnson , a brakenmn , had a hand
crushed while making r. coupling in the
Noithwestorn yards yesterday morning.
A building permit for an SI , 100 cottage was
issued vesterday to F. J. Duerr. Tlio now
building will bo erected in Highland Place.
The Pottawattamie county Fruit Growers'
association mot nt the court house yesterday
afternoon. The following papers wcro read :
C. G. Uice , "Caro and Culture of Currants ; "
L. A. Casper , "Sprouting and Planting
Sweet Potatoes ; " Peter Wcis. "Marketing
Berries ; " Li. A. Williams , "Curculio and
Coddling Moth. "
Carrie Hayes , n courtezan , was yesterday
morning lined $10 for street walking , and
AVilliam Krouso was relieved of S7.00 as the
city's revenue from his thrco-ply drunk of
Wilfred , the two-year-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. W. F. Dozlcr , died , yesterday morning ,
nt the residence on Fifth avenue. The re
mains will be taken to Beatrice , this morn
ing , for interment.
The Ladies' auxiliary to Hazel Cam ] ) will
give a social , Monday evening , at Woodmen
hall. All woodmen , their wives , daughters
and sisters nro requested to bo picscnt.
The children's choir of the Congregational
church will muko its ilrst appearance this
evening. The choir consists of fifteen voices
and has been cniefully trained. The music
will bo ono of the special features ot tlio
The executive committees of the Hcscuo
and Eiscman hose teams and tlio David
Bradley hook and ladder team are requested
to meet at 11 o'clock this morning at the
store of J. L. Tomploton , to .make arrange
ments to attend the races at Nebraska City
on the 25th instant.
The approach to the patrol house on Bryant
street has been paved with cedar blocks , and
the council Is contemplating changing the
entire strip of brick sidewalk in front of the
city market to blocic paving , as teams are
constantly driving over the curbing. If it is
decided to maintain the hay market in its
present location , the change will undoubt
edly bo made.
George , son of Mr. and Mrs. Hattie Bolts.
died , yesterday morning , of diphtheria , at
the residence of his parents , on Bcnton
street. Deceased was fifteen years of ago ,
and Kept the news stand nt the Ogdcn
houso. The funeral will take place from the
residence , at 10 o'clock this morning. The
neighbors have shown their sympathy by
sending in sovcral really elegant lloral
Foxloy & Son will to-morrow open the first
brick kiln of the season. It is an earlier
opening than over occurred boforu in the his
tory of brick making in this city. There
will bo 120,000 for a stnrtor. They have devised -
vised a now process , by which there will bo a
continuous kiln , producing 15,000 dally.
They expect to secure a patent on the Im
provement , and if it is M Bucccssful as It
now promises , it will cause a revolution in
Hon. D. C. Bloomer has Just sold a twon-
ty-flvo foot lot on Main street , adjoining the
Crcston on the south , to a Carson go.ulu-
man , for $7,000. The purchaser willatonco
erect a handsome three-story brick business
block on the property , and the first floor
will bo occupied as a bank. The property
brought tlio highest prlco of any land yet
sold on Main btrect. Prices are constantly
advancing , and real ostuto in all patts of the
city is in good demand.
For $25.00 The N. Y. Plumbing Co.
will put a lend Hcrvico pipe nnd hydrant
in your yard ; , albo 50 feet extra hoso.
Call at onc9 at 114 Main street.
Tlio itnmui Ijic turos.
Mr , Hagan was last evening givmi a hearty
wclconio by a largo and enthusiastic nudl-
en ca at the opera houso. His Icoturo on
Spain and Morocco wits a incasing opening
of the charming scenes. The views wcro so
vivid and the di'sctiptlons so uprightly ns to
make tha overling delightfully Instructive.
A more economical , comfnrtnblo and safe
mode of tr < ivd < ng could not bo desired. The
next Iccturo will uo Monday ovonlng , whim
the uudlcni'o will bc < taken thiough the
For Halo or
$15,000 stock of inurchandlho. For par
ticulars inquire of George Mcteall , 10
Pearl at. , Council Hlulls , la.
Notice-tho beautiful finish given col
lars , cults nnd hhirts hy Cascade Laun
Dr. C. C. Huzcn , dentist , Opera house
Pur.so l'W ' Pniupiem.
At a meeting of the Firomen's itMocUtluu
hold Fili > evening , it was dooMed to In.
crc.iho the purse nrferuJ to thr. best puuiuiar
corps at ttit : tournament to f , ' 0'J , A coiarnu-
nlcation from Chicago htuttd Hut tku pom-
pier corps from that uity vvoul.l be- prevail t if
thopurtio was Inuiu.ited to tSo turn above
tUtcd , and cur I kin GlUc ; cerpa ! . 4nU U
nn Increased purso. This will Insure om
interesting exhibitions In this line by some
of the Dcst pompier corps In tbo country.
For these who nro not fnmlllnr with tlio
term , It tuny bo stated tbnt tlio pompier
corps nro tlio life saving companies , and
work with n muntcr of twelve foot ladders ,
with which they rondlly ncnlo the highest
buildings. Tlio ladders nro providcrt with
hooks , by which they nro readily nttnclicd
to the window sill from the floor below , nnd
nmy bo detnclicil from either nbovo or below -
low ns best suits the convenience of the
climber. The exhibitions will probably bo
Riven on the highest building In the city.
Sovcral special features will also bo pro-
pnrcd tbnt will add greatly to tlio Interest ot
The Yosemite nnd Yellowstone Mon
Grand hall and banquet nt the open
ing of Hotel do Mannwn on Tuesday
The largest sale on record is the
Santa Rosa's for 1888. Sco ad.
No lioitnty on IOK * .
It Is n notlcnblo fact that fewer ilogs urn
killed by the ofllccrs smco they were de
prived of the f-J formerly paid for each canine
nssnsslnntlon mid burial. Yesterday mornIng -
Ing a dog was seen on Upper Uroadwny , evi
dently suffering from poison or hydrophobia.
It was acting very strangely ami attempting
to blto other animals. An ofllcor pnssou
nlong nnd a bye-slander requested him to
shoot the animal. "I haven't the right kind
of n gun , " was the reply ; "besides 1 haven't
bad my breakfast yet , " ntul ho passed on.
It w.is remarked that the difference was 110-
tlcablo from tlio time the same ofllror would
have gone n half n milo to earn his $ } bounty.
Have our wagon call for your tolled
clothes. Cascade Laundry Co.
Try a Santa Rosa. Finest lOc cigar
If you want to seeyour ; picture , go and
see Ragun Monday night.
All the attractions of Lalca Mannwa
will bo formally opened on Tuesday
next. Bo sure to attend.
Iloml'H Hluvntoi * In AHK ! > .
About 0 o'clock last evening the Bond ele
vator , situated about thrco miles east of the
city on the line of the Kock Island railway
company took lire and was burned to the
ground. The building was located beyond
the limits of the waterworks , and no call
was turned in for tlio flro department. The
ruins full across the railroad tracks , and In
coming trains were flagged until the burning
timbers could bo removed. The building
was n small one , and the loss will not ex
I have twenty houses , nil now , nearly
finished in Myiibtcr , Mill , Beers' nnd
Evan's additions for sale on monthly
payments from $950 to $2COO ; and 810 to
$30 per month. C. B. Judd , ( iOO Broad
Stop paying rent nnd buy a home on
monthly payments of C. B. Juild , GOG
JJ1OU SAl7l-Ur Trade-1'iano , NoT Mnow )
J-1 organ , harness , sewliii ? machine , horsa anil
wagon. Atldruis No. G-l llroaduav , room I.
"I.\7ANTED Two In Ick masons Monday morn-
T T Ing. Oco. II. Dexter , "S Pearl nt.
RnAJ , Estate bought and solI. Nona but
bargains iiceeptod. Houses for sale on
monthly payment- Warranty < li'od given. Uy
C. II. Judd , UMI Hroad\\uy , Council lUiur * .
" \\TANT1J1) A good lrl for geucral liou.so-
TT work , small family. Apply nt 017 Hroad-
way , or Hi Cr.uit st. , Council Uluira. _ f
FOR HUNT A line dairy faim of 13S acres ,
half a milo from tlia city limits ; a part of
It can be cultivated if de&lred ; ioo < t liousu and
burn ; \\atcr supplied by a windmill , lloraca
\X7ANTI3n lly a young lady , situation as
TT stvuoKrapliar and typo-writer. Batlsfac-
tory refi-icnces given. Atldreis monographer ,
IK-'J roiutli .street. Council 1 Units.
IXT'ANTIJI ) A coiuiiotuiu gill to do general
IT housu\\oik. Apply utuia llluir at. , Coun
Foil IlUNT-OllIco rooms over 8. A. I'lerce's ,
corner .Mnln nnd Vlrst live. Trout room ,
I10l ; > ack room , ipermontti. A..I. Stopliouaou.
IT I'"ATI ON wanted AsTiookltoepoi-or lu an
olllce. Good references. Addiess H. H. S. ,
IJeo olllce , Council Itluirs.
OR SAM ! MyTesidenco. Inquire John O.
Woodward , fll-i rourtli avunuo.
FOH TfbNT I.aiKo double ollice over. Frank
l.erln'8 cigar stoio , DlKllroiidway. Immlre
of Frank Loxin.
Is good on prostitution for
$1.00 on each pair of pants
bought of the
Good for Thirty Days.
Electric Trusses , Belts , Cbesl Pro
tectors , Etc ,
D.H.McOANELD & CO , ,
Hidesjallow , Pelts , Wool
? tnMkcli.ii. riciBpiMtumc.
. ' M M.lu-u , Ulibcil Uluk'f ,
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