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THE OMAHA PAI37Y BEE : SUIJEDAY , MAY 5 , 18S9.H3IXTEEN" PAGES.
M. Hellman & Go's Clothing Emporium-
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Established - - 1856.
AND RELIABLE MERCHANT TAJLORS Selling Clothing
GENTS FURNISHI NG GOODS. HATS. GAPS.TRUNKS
Of Omaha ,
Established - - 1856.
We are not-asking you to purchase from us , until you have compared the prices and quality of our goods with those of other dealers and convince yourselves that n
dealing with usyou are saving money. This week we offer in
'S SACK SUITS. EN'S FROCK SUITS.
Lot 1734 In fancy striped chovlota at 6 9 76
' 1642 A groy salt and pepper Cheviot at 9 OO
Lot 1683 A fancy dark brown stripe casslmoro at $ 8 5O
" 318 A cinnamon brown niolton cutaway at 14 6O
" 1793 A fancy plaid ( dark ) cheviot , serge lined at 9 50 f
" 317 An olive molten cutaway at 14 6O
" 1661 A dark brown mixed fancy chovlot at D 76
. ' * 2727 A sheep's grey imported molten at 17 OO
" 6O41 A gray stripe cheviot , very nobby. at Q oo'
" 9161 A black and white cheek cutaway at 17 sO
" 1638 A groy chovlot , salt and pepper mlxod at g oo
" 1531 A blue Wide Wale chovlot , not bound / . . .at 1Y 5O
" 7698 An invisible Scotch plaid i&t 9 6O
. " 2772 An elegant blue Wide Wale cheviot , , . .at 2O OO
" 1264 A Wide Wale black woratod , very handsome1. at 1O OO
" 3O58 Brown and black stripe imported "Irish friozo" at 18 OO
" 1265 A blue black Wide Wale woratod at 1O OO
" 44O7 An elegant dark atripo casalmoro . at 10 OO " " 1215 1218 J- ) Brown mixed , grey and slate , pinhead caBsimoro 10 60
" 16O4 A black casket worsted at 1O OO ' 311 i
7874 An elegant light colored Cheviot at 1O OO
1742 A brown plaid cheviot , a stunner at 10 OO
316 A cinnamon brown molten at 13 6O .
316 An olive molten ' . . * at 13 6O
77O6 A fine cheek cassimore at 14 6O In SPRING OVERCOATS we can offer an unsurpassed assortment
8789 A handsome fancy mixture at 14 oo at exceedingly low prices.
9091 A light grey fancy mixture at 15 6O GUARANTEED to entire satisfaction
All give and
Irish frieze asrepre- ,
3059 A.grey salt and pepper at 16 75
A grey plaid , satin lined at 17 OO sented , or money refunded.
Mail orders solicited , and will receive our prompt attention.
T apponings of the Week in Secret
THE KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS BAZAR
A. Now Camp of Modern Woodmen
Xlio Lioyal keclon Baiuiuct
Daughtcrx of Kcbckah
K. of P.
Goodrich hall from May 2S to 25 inclusive ,
will pr > sent a beautiful picture of light and
color. The subject , the bazar of the ladies
of Omaha division , promises to bo a great
attraction , and its merchandise has boon in
course of preparation for these past two
mouths. Whatever Is realized will RO to the
Monday Omaha division , headed by A. O.
IL baud , stepped off the dummy at Council
Uluff& and found itself surrounded by the
full division of that city. This was tlio first
visit of an Omaha division across the river ,
and the Council lllurts division availed itself
of the opiwrtunity 10 irnpioss unon Omaha
ItniRhts that it was the proper inovo. The
ladles of the homo division spread refresh
ments in the armory. A return visit la
Henry Monlton. star No. 9 , Ashland di
vision No , 2.5 , U. K. , is dead. Ho was bur
led at Ashlmid April i4 ! by his loiiRO and < ll-
vision. Uov. Sir George Brearton , chaplain
of tlio First regiment , preached the funeral
Oriole's ledge room in the future will bo in
L'ovd's operu houso.
IcTlio uniform , rank , No. 25 * , Knights of
Pythias , unuor the command of Major W. 11
lialo.'eolobrated its second anniversary by a
grand street p.irado. Kann No. 33 , of Davis
City , commanded by Captain C.V. . Bare-
well , and the t'ythmn Light Guards , of this
city , were in the procession. A ( mind ball
nnd banqunt nt tlio opera house finished the
day. D. lCorto , adjutant of the Second
regiment ; C. II.Vnro , captain of Hlark
Jingle division , and James A. Brawn , lieu-
tenant-colonel of the Second regiment , of
Omaha , were In attendance.
Harvey Fuller , chancellor commander of
Myrtle LeO e , No. 3 , has gonoto Bradford ,
, Fa. , to see the old folks.
The deliberations of tbo Grand Command-
cay Nebraska at York were most uloasant
Charters worn granted two new com-
ninnderles Mt. Ellas No. 10. and IloldredRO ,
imd Damascus , No. 30 , Norfolk. It was
volop to lioltl tlio next grand oommandory
conclave at Hustings. Tlio visiting ICnlphts
voro warm In their praises of the knightly
manner in which tnoy were received anil on-
tortalnod by Jpppa commandory at York.
The following are the nawly ole'ctod grand
ofllcors : Right EmmlnontSlrlloiiry Gibson
cruna commander , Kearney ; Vico-Kralneut
Sir Lewis M. IConno , deputy grand com-
murder , Fremont ; Kminout Sir Loivls II.
Korty. grand generalissimo , Oumlia ; Kml-
ncnt fair KUgnr C. BulUbury , gruud cai > UUn-
general , Beatrice' Eminent Hlr Porter C.
Joiiusou , grand prelate , Oseoolu ; Kuilnont
ISir John I ) . Moorn , grand senior wardun ,
tlrund Island ; Ginlnunt Sir Charles M. Car-
.tor , grand Junior warden , Lincoln ; Eminent
Blr James S. Franco , itrand treasurer ,
Omaha ; Eminent. Sir William H. Ho won ,
rrand recorder , Omulia ; KmfiicntSir Jftinei
A. 'lulleya. grand standard bearer , Hed
Cloud ; Kmlaent air Imthnr W. Osborn ,
grand sword boar or , Hlair ; Eminent Thomas
C. Shelly , grand warden , Falls City ; Emi
nent Sir Edwin O. Weostcr , grand captain
of the guards , Hastings. The banquet
spread for the diet Is said to have boon
worthy of the gods.
An Omaha Knight Templar said that tbo
f ccunt very active growth of the number of
ojuimnderies was looked upon with disfavor
pj the wuclavo. and that a disposition to re
tard it was evlnt JL The York Knights'
rcatmcnt of visitors was superb. The
uarters of the led o were ndmirablo , bettor
.ban was used in Omaha , and the outfit was
ho Hncst in the state.
The centennial of Wastiiugton's inaugural
vas seized as a support of the Nebraska com-
mandery banquet , which was pilodinfrontof
about lift./ members and many other citizens
of Nebraska assembled in the Millard.
Messrs. 13. U. Younpr , Nat M. Brielmm , R.
\Vhcrrymid Derrick quartotted hnrmoni.
ously and were given to understand that
, heir prosouco was much appreciated. Wash-
nKton's inauguration speech was road by
Major Clarkson. Mr. W. II. Kcllov feelingly
responded to "Washington , the Soldier , Pat
riot , Statesman aad President. " "Tno Or
der of the Cincinnati ana the Loval Loglon"
was graphically portrayed by Hon. J. M.
Woolworth. Such orders , Mr. Woolworth
tuoucht , were the arteries of patriotism.
'The Continental Army and Navy" of Gen
eral John K. Brooks and "Tho Ladies Mary
nnd Martha Washington" of Hon. G. M.
Lambertson were hnopy efforts.
Prior to the festivities the order hold a
short business session , nt which the follow
ing officers were elected : Major J. S. Clark-
eon , Omaha , commander ; Major N. G. Frank
lin , Lincoln , senior vice-commander ; Major
J. M. Paddock , Omaha , junior vico-com-
mnndor ; Major J. M. Biown , Omaha , re
corder ; Colonel J. B. Dennis , Omaha , regis
ter ; Lieutenant William Wallace , Omaha ,
treasurer ; Captain Frank E. MoorosOmahn ,
chancellor ; LiCiitonant Thomas ou-obo ,
Omaha , captain. Executive board : Gounrnl
Samuel Brock , Colonel S. S. Curtis , William
Wilson of Nebraska City , N. S. Harwood of
Lincoln and J. It. Mauchestcr.
Modern \Voo < lmi n.
The camp brought together by Deputy
Mnltby In Goodrich hall , recently , will moot
in the Barker building hall of Omaha camp ,
No. 120 , Wednesday , and organize and in
stall its ofllrors. About thirty applica
tions for membership are to bo acted
upon. The now camp will start with a charter -
tor membership of llfty. The Omaha camp
and members of Council Bluffs cainp will bo
present nt the formation.
Several Omaha Woodmen called on Council
Bluffs brethren , lust week , nnd were received
in tlio hospitable fashion of the town across
the river. A leading Woodman said that
a Council Bluffs man.was nothing If not hos
pitable , uud that it required no persuasion
beyond the Invitation to start him across tbo
Omaha camp has several Invitations booked
The new camp of the Modern Woodman
elected officers. O. C. Johnson , V. G.A. . A.
Buoharan , W. A. ; Dr. James Carter , E. II. ;
W. A. Snumiors , W. C. : William M. Glllor ,
W. E , ; William P. Henderson , ' W. W. ; P.
C. Sehroedor , W. S. ; E. H. Johnson , G. W.
Medloek , Dr. S , T. Baldridcre , managers.
By Invitation of Ornulm camp No. 123 , the
now cnmp will meet in tlio Bnrknr block hall
Wednesday. After the meeting of I'M the
oftlcors of Maple camp will bo Installed by
Deputy Head Consul D. S. Maltby. At the
lost mooting twenty now members "woro
adopted and a number of applicants elected ,
All members nro requested to bo present nt
the mooting Wednesday evening , as well
as all who have signed the petition or who
liavo been invited to join.
The Omaha priory bos sold Its furniture
nnd lease to Oriole lodgo. K. of P. Its char
ter will bo retained and meetings will be
hold regularly. The withdrawal of the local
Knasodlans from active propagation Is said
by prominent mystic craftsmen to bo a great
loss to tbo fraternities of Omuha. That the
ritual is of very ancient extraction , beautiful
tn its fraturnal application and will probably
again bo the basis of work In tills city seems
to bo the prevailing sentiment la Interested
Hon. H. H , Morse , of Now York city , su-
urfluio councilor of the order of Chosen
Friends , was at the Paxton Monday. Mr.
Mono visited the city in tbo interest of the
Chosen Friends , which is a fraternal benefit
society , having oyer 40,000 members and In
creasing ut the rate of 1,000 a uiontU. He
appointed Mr. E. P. Davis , H. Jaoobson , II.
E. Meyers , O. U. Nelson ana II. Thoilgaard ,
of this city , a board of supervisors for Nc-
jraska , and thoywill prosecute the work of
establishing councils and socuriug members.
Representatives of tbo grand Jurisdictions
of Missouri and other states , at Cedar H > u > -
ids May 1 , presented to the Iowa grand lodge
an oil portrait of Priestly H. McUride , who
was grand master of Missouri when the llrst
four lodges of Iowa wcro formod. The ex
ercises were public and carried out in ttio
Nebraska City papers nro advising homo
Masons to make a strong pull for the Ma
Friday , in Goodrich hall , the entertain
ment projected by Mo3daui03 Uathboaa and
Richardson had full swing. There was ex
cellent music. Speeches of more than or
dinary merit served to convoy u short his
tory of the organization and a brief outline of
the work proposed to bo done. Kefresh-
inonts and a dance varied the contour of the
iirofrrammo and everybody apparently en
V. A. M.
A lunch will bo served at the next meat-
ing , Tuesday evening , of Sputh Omaua Col
legium TJo. ISi.
Many of Them IIuvo Unturned ijnreo <
Fortunes to the InvrntorB.
The New Jersey man who hit upon
the idon of attaching iv rubber erasing
tip to the end of load poucils is worth
$ 00,000 , hays tlio Pittsburg Prosa.
The minor who in von ted u metal
rivet or eyelet at each end of the mouth
of coat and trousers poukots , to resist
the strain caused by the curriugo of
ploccs of ere nnd heavy toolB , has made
more money from his letters patent than
ho would hnvo made had ho struck a
good vein of gold-bearing quartz.
Kvoryono has seen tlio metal plates
Unit are used to protect the heels and
soles of rough shoos , but everyone
doesn't know that within ten yoara the
man who hit upon the idea has made
As large a sum as was over obtained
for any invention was enjoyed by a
Yankee who invented the inverted
glnss boll to haug over gus jots to pro
tect ceilings from being blackened by
The inventor of the rollor-Bknto has
made $1,000,000 , notwithstanding the
fact that his patent had nearly expired
before the value of it was ascertained
in the cruzo for roller-skating-
spread over the country afdw years ago.
The gimlet-pointed scrou has pro
duced moro wealth than most silver
mines and the Connecticut man who
first thought of putting copper tips on
the toes of children's shoos , is as well
ol ! as if ho inherited $1,000,000. for
that's the amount his idea haa realized
for him in cold , clammy coin.
The common needle-threader , which
every ono has scon for sale and which
every woman owns , was a boon to needle-
users. The man who invented it has
an income ol $10,000 a year from his in
A minister in England made $50,000
by inventing an odd toy that danced by
winding it with a string.
The man who invented the return
ball , an ordinary wooden ball with a
rubber string attached to pull It back ,
made 31,000,000 from it.
The person who Invented the most
recent popular toy , "Pips in Clover , "
will bo rich before the leaves turn this
autumn. Ho was poor last November.
Cut HU Wife'B Throat.
TIIOT , May 4. Samuel Dunn , ol Cohoes ,
N , Y. , killed his wife this morning by cut
ting her throat from ear to ear. Dunn came
to this country from England six months
ago. Duun was arrested and refuses to
inoko any statement regarding tLe affair.
THEIR DDEL TO THE DEATH ,
BivolB For the Haud of a Lady
Whom Neither Won.
A ROMANCE FROM CALIFORNIA.
One Combatant Afterward Became a
Clcrtrj nmn nnd the Autliorof Pop
ular Ilrlijilous Works Ills
JJcalli in the Pulpit.
Neither Could AVIn Her.
Something like fifty years ape two
young men , ono a lawyer nnd the other
a doctor , loved the same girl in the
town of Grand Gulf , Miss.kiyf3 the San
Francisco Chronicle. Both could not
have her , and neither could live with
out her. They decided to fight for her.
It was to bo a duel to death. There was
no insult to bo avenged by the discharge
of Hrearma , no stain on a reputation tote
to be wiped out bya fawidrops of blood.
The death of the ono wns demanded by
the other. The lawyer said it was to
bo a duel a outrnnco. The arrange
ments for a innssaero wore complete.
The principals were armed with rilles ,
revolvers and bowie-knives. They had
moro confidence in the continuation of
their hate than in the accuracy of their
aim. The rifles wore to bo discharged
first at twenty paces ; if neither com
batant waa killed they were to advance ,
firing their revolvers at will , and , if
they still lived the battle was to bo con
tinued with knives. '
It waa early morning when the party
of four men principals and seconds
left the little town of Grand Gulf und
bought a grove u few miles distant. No
olTort at reconciliation was made ; no
time was lost in the preliminaries. The
men were 'placed ' , the word was given
T. ) fire and the rlllos echoed the signal.
'ho lawyer fcfumbled forward and full ,
, A > od streaming from his mouth.
Ho waa unVdpscious when his second
raised himVb'nd it wns found that'tho
bullet haal'e'btorod ono cheek , torn
away a section'of ' the jaw , und had made
its exit tlu'du' U the other side of his
laeo. The'rewna ' no more fighting , al
though the d6rotor gave his opponent
more thah 'tho time allowed by the
Marquis of'QUeonsbcrry rules ,
The marksmanship of the phyolclan
did not win tlUo young lady. Some talk
was made 3ibbu't ' tjio fight and she was
removed to nliothor part of the state.
The lawyofpenovorod and wont to Hol
ly Springe ) ' Where ho became an Epis
copal ministeV The physician came to
San Frunul ao > and three weeks ago ,
after flftv-thre years , appeared in the
office of Dr. Vorhios , the well known
oculist. Ho is Dr. S. M. Tibbets , who
for many years was QUO of the best
known physicians in the state. Ho
gave up a large and lucrative practice
some time ago , as the burden of his
years proved too much for him. A cat
aract on his eye rendered him sightless ,
and his visit to Dr. Vorhios was that of
a patient to a physician.
with the assistance of Drs. Taylor
and Lane , Dr. Vorhios removed the
opaque substance , and the hero of the
duel in Grand Gulf , Miss. , had his
sight completely restored , and although
now eighty years of age , sees remarka
bly well , while In the operating room
Dr. Tlbbitts was asked how ho hud
lived for many years in Mississippi and
retained his solf-roapcot without fight
ing a duel. Then ho said ho had en
gaged in a battle , but had forgotten
the name of his opponent. Through
the mist of sixty years , he said , the
cause of the duel was nothing but it
seemed u right worthy cause when ho
accepted the lawyer's challenge.
A few days later S. Tood. of Stanis
laus , visited Dr. Vorhies * ofHco to bo
treated professionally , nnd while there
said he had lived at Grand Gulf for a
number of years long before the war.
He was ask'ed if ho knew a doctor of the
name of S. M. Tibbitts.
"Yes ; many , many , years ago. I was
his second in a duel once1 was the
' With whom did ho fight ? " ho was
. The old gentleman studied for a mo
ment and said :
"Ingraham , Toelngrahamaftorwnrds
Rov. Joseph H. Ingram , of Holly
Springs. Ho was Joe then , a lawyer ,
and ti good man. "
"I know him , well , " exclaimed Dr.
Vorheis. " I saw him die. "
"Well , well , " said Mr.Todd , "had ho
an affection of the oycsV"
"I wns at Holly Springs in 1802 when
Grant had occupied the territory down
there. OiieSunday , I wont to the Epis
copal church. I know nc one there and
went to sin-vice to pubs the time. Rev.
Mr. Ingraham was preaching nnd his
subject was the war. The tunes were
btormy and a man then had to baclc up
his sentiments with deeds. The ser
mon was H powerful one and stirred up
the people. The preacher finished it
and sat down. As ho took his scat a re , '
port-was heard , a cry was heard and the
minister pitched forward on his face in
the pulpit and was dead almost before
nny ono could reach him. Ho had a
revolver in his pocket , and when ho sat
down it was accidontly discharge. "
By that discharge darkness foil on
the intellect of a bright and bravo man.
Rov. Mr. Ingraham was a scholar and a
writer of note. His religious works
have boon widely read , and his "Pillar
of Fire , " "Prince of the House of
David" and "Tho Throne of David"
have had as great circulation In Great
Britain as hero. His other writings in
clude "Lalltto" and "Burton , or the
Siges. " Tlia biographies of famous
men have little of the life or death of
the author , whoso only duel with a citi
zen of San Francisco was recalled in
the strange manner related.
Gladstone on Dante.
Mr. Gladstone's estimate of Danteox-
pressed after n paper read by the
bishop of Ripen at the duke of west-
minster's house , contained this : "I
wish to boar testimony with tlio bishop ,
as far as language can , to the degree of
magnitude and the importance of his
works , which can hardly bo possible to
exaggerate upon. Dante has a place
absolutolv alone in the whole compass
of what is called literature , and I do
not think that there is any writer who
can compote with Dante in what I call
educated power. In my opinion , the
study of Dante is a very serious matter ,
entailing a serious responsibility.
Every thinking person who gives him
self to that study cannot , during the
study , but feel profoundly its effects , for
many are the lessons which the poems
of Dante convoy to humanity , "
HE FASTS , BUT STILL WRITES.
Citizen Train Drops Into Verso to De
fend Hi * I'rmont Purpone.
The eighth day has passed and still
the fast of Citizen George Francis
Train is unbroken , says the New York
World : And ho looks none the worse
for his experiment. As in days of yore
Mr. Traia were a boutonnior of choice
cut flowers , when the World , man saw
him yesterday ,
"Everybody wants me to stop the
fast , " Bald he. "But when I am solving
the problem of life , and am feeling BO
well , I tim hypnotized to go on. I am
not seeking any notoriety in this. I
aui known wider thnn nny paper is. I
advertise the papers ; they'don't adver
"No , " Mr. Train continued joyously ,
"being nobody , I'm every body. Going1
nowhere , I'm everywhere. Wantina-
nothing1 , I Imvo everything. Possess
ing naught , I own the earth nnd half of
Omnlm. I own a stream hastening to
the ocean , not n canal dug with a spado.
Rehnguishment , " continued Psycho ,
warming to n. tighter epigrammatic
expression , "is possession. Do what
you are afraid of and you'll always suc
Mr. Train hns replied in Pyscho
verse to a recent newspaper query nnd
sent it to the World. Here It is :
DKNY AVHO CAN.
Citizen Trainproposes to fasti when Citi
zen Train quits Eating and Hulking , what
is left of him ? WOULD !
My answer Is ( to " What is Left" )
Life Record of Electric Light
Nuino unstained with ( Grant or
Tweed ) Theft
An Honored Name for Manhood's Right !
" What is Left ? " The Grandest Record
Of any Life ( in History )
Entirely Free from " ( Wall Street )
Promoting Labor Jndustryl
Through Cosmos cheers still ring
'Twas I who clinpored shipped the sea
I sold Grinnell the Plying Cloud
To type my Clipper Destiny !
1 Iron Railed the Continent
( Credit Mobilior ) which I built
Pacific Rail ( when Vanderbilt
( GouldV Astor ? Garrison ? ) showed con- *
"What is Lcftt" The Tramways
Were launched by mo ! ( all will accord ! )
I introduced ( in Austral Land )
All Yankee Notions they Possess
And In "Tacoma'a Wilderness"
I started "Fortune' * ) Psycho Band ! "
" What is there Left ? " World Knows I
Half Omaha ! Soon Richest Man
The Continent has over known
Deny my title these who can.
" What is there Left ? " My Robust Health ?
My Honor Bright ? An Unstained Name
"True Citizen of Commonwealth"
When Commonwealth is Blainod With
But moro than all an Unstained Youth.
Mind Solf-Controll ( Life Manor Bora )
A Gentleman ( at Birthright's Dawn )
"Nature's Aristocrat" ! ( of Truth ! )
" What is there Left ? " My Dying Brealh
Will abolish ( If I Should Die )
Falsehood ? 1'omtij ? and Death
So let me bid the World OooHBylTBBIH.
All kinds of jewelry made to Order ,
old gold taken. C. L. Erickson & Co. .
212 N. 10th St. , Masonic block.
Vice President Morton Still a Banker
Our cocky weekly contemporary , the
Epoch , says the Now York Sun , speaks
with the proud consciousness of an ia-
fulliblo mugwump :
"Nothing moro indelicate in the
whole Hold of American politics can bo
imagined than the vice president of the
United States remaining a partner in a
banking and brokerage house in thia
city. The moment that ho took tjio
oath of olfico Mr. Morton should have
resigned from the firm of Morton , Bliss
& Co. This is so plain as to admit ol
no argument whatever. "
This Is nonsense. Thcro is nothing
either in the constitution or" the laws of
the United States to require any such
thing. 'The only provision that the
slatuies make in this direction is' that
which prohibits the tioorotarv of the
treasury , ' .tho first comptrollernrst audi
tor , treasurer , or register to bo con
cerned in trade or commerce. By nee !
ossnry implication also this law permits
and authorizes the vice president to
continuo in any trade or comuiorco
which ho may bo engaged in when
Neither is there In the statutes of
common sonco any euch provision us
our contemporary would enforce upon
Mr. Morton. So long as the president
liven the vice prestdentlius no function ,
no power , and no duty , except to preside -
side in the sessions of the sennto , and
in cases no rare as virtually never to
occur , to glvo a casting vote there ; and
also to figure as a regent of the Smith
sonian institution. Thus there is no
official or political act of his which can
bo alfocted by the circumstance thr.t hu
is stockholder or partner in nny bust-
nobs. The proposition of tlio Epoch is
At Special Prices !
ROGERS' ' BEST PERKINS , ROGERS' ' BEST
A. 1. CATCH * A , 1. .
Tea Spoons China Glassware nnd *
1(14 rAlllUM ST.
95c Set. NEW PAXTON 1HJ1LUINO.
A full line of Silverware at Genuinely Reduced \
Prices for this week only. * * '