Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, June 22, 1889, Page 4, Image 4

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As A cool auminor resort Omahn still
dolds her roputution.
Tins paving contractors nro still on
joyiup tliolr sclf-iuiposod vacation.
Rhode Island looked into the
wino when It was rod nnd pronouncdd i' '
IT ischuritnblo o suppose that Mr
Dlckoy did not icuow his telegram win
ONE good show is hotter than half t
do/on poor ones. Lot the Omaha showmen
mon got together.
As J.ONO na the Union Pacific bridg <
remains tbo only gateway of commerce
Omaha will continue the Toll Gat <
Er City. _ _ _ _ _ _
COMINQ down to athletics , Omahi
'l pins her faith upon the ability of hoi
representative turners to carry off th <
honors nt the Cincinnati turnfcst.
CIIADIION'S generous gift of eighteen
' carloads of provisions , horses ant
wagons for the Johnstown sufferers is a
worthy tribute of the people of north ori
Nebraska to the u..fortunntes In the
Conomauph valley.
_ Tun city of Atlanta , Ga. , gives a dis
3. count ot two per cent on the first otu
hundred thousand dollars of city taxes
paid into the treasury. This Js a clovoi
- trick in muc.cipal tax gathering whicl
the cities ox the west have yet to learn
CAT/VIA S. BICICK , chairman of th <
national domoc'ratic committee , will
' ' 'deliver-all address as orator of the daj
at a western college commencement
Ho should not miss the opportunity ti
paint rainbow-aliasing in glowinj
colors to young men anxious to onto ;
into politics.
"WOODUUKF , the confessor , missed hi
calling. Nature fitted him for a spaci
filler. The charming variety of hii
contributions , the versatility and fro
qucncy of his sensations , his contomp
[ | . for facts and circumstances , and tin
l > easy freedom with which ho throws tlu
halter nt his colleagues , stamp him as i
modern Munchauson hungering for lib
orty. Give him rope and he'll
Tins cities and towns of Nebraska an
showing unusual interest in the State
Developing convention to bo hold ii
Omahn Juno 20. There is every indica
tlon that the mooting will bo suceossfu
and that its efforts will go far in unit
ing the citioi of the state in a commor
cause. It Is of the highest importance
however , that every town should b (
represented by delegates to the convon
tion. In order that the benefits tha
shall accrue to the state may bo uni
IK , forraly distributed , all sections and til
| | quarters of Nebraska should muko theii
iniluonco felt in the work of the asso
elation to bo formed.
OMAHA IB now in a fair way of having
n surfeit of fall exhibitions. The scope
and plans of "Merchants' wcok" him
not yet developed , a fat stock show i !
promised , the Coliseum people throator
to start an interstate exposition , ani
the pmaha Driving Park nssociatlor
will no doubt offer some attractions ,
All thodo enterprises tend to attrnc
vialtors to the city and furnish a variotj
of entertainment , but there is a possl
blllty of overdoing the show buBlnoss
Success cannot bo wrung from conflict
ing interests. Unity and harmony Ii
essential In this as in all other public
movements. The managers should go
together nnd devise and carry out i
comprehensive plan ot fall exhibitions
Tan construction of it stairway on UK
Fifteenth street side of Boyd's opori
house will afford some additional security
ity to the patrons of the theater , but 1
is not enough. Tt is usolosd to deny tha
moans of exit from the building nro to
tally inadequate. It seems us if tin
different stairways were purposely deSigned
Signed to destroy life in case of a flro 01
buuio. This is especially true of UK
ialcony and gallery stairs. It is doubt
Jul if ono out of ton persons would os
vapo uninjured from ofthor of thosi
places in case of n panic , A radlcu
reconstruction of the stairways is dui
to the thousands of patrons of the house
t'ubllo safety domunda that the exits b <
piado so broad and straight that poopli
trill feel modorutoly secure on crowdoi
The veteran politician , Gonornl Simon
Cameron , of Pennsylvania , has hml a
stroke of paralysis , which may result In
his death at any moment. Last March
Mr. Cameron celebrated his ninetieth
birthday , nt which time ho was mentally
and physically remarkably vigorous for
such an ngo. "About a year ago ho via-
itod Europe and remained away several
months , the trip bohig wholly for
pleasure. On his return ho was so strong
and hearty , having experienced not the
slightest deterioration of h-la wonderful
vitality from the journey , that it
seemed ho might live a score ol
years longer. Until stricken with pa
ralysis there was no public Knowl
edge that his health was in the least
degree Impaired.
For more than n generation , or Irom
1815 , when ho first entered the United
States senate , down to 1877 , when ho re
signed his seat In that body to bo suc
ceeded by his son , Simon Cameron was
a conspicuous figure and a potential
force in the politics of his state and of
the nation. Ho entered on his political
career as a democrat , bavins/ for a num
ber ot years served the democracy as
the editor of the loading democratic
paper of Pennsylvaniaand ho remained
with that party until 1850 , when
ho became aillllatod with the people's
party in Pennsylvania , subsequently
merged in the republican party. This
now political nfllliivtion enlisted all his
onorjjy and zeal , and as ho brought tc
it a very complete political equipment
obtained in the service of the party ho
was thenceforth to do battle against , heat
at once attained to promlnonua and
usefulness in the councils of the new
political organization He undoubtedly
did more than any other man tu build
up the republican party in Pennsyl
vania , and ho is entitled to no small
part of the credit for the growth of the
party in all the northern stnto1 ? . His
earnestness and enthusiasm in tliccaino
stimulated others to emulate his example -
ample , while his extraordinary skill
in political organization caused his
council to bo widely sought. Of all
his methods and practices as a political
loader and manager impartial history
will not approve. He was not alwitys
absolutely scrupulous respecting tlio
means to an end. Neither was hu
wholly unselfish in his political labors.
But among , his contemporaries there
was no ono more sagacious and cour
ageous in political management , and he
was unfalteringly loyal to the republi
can party.
Mr. Cameron was returned to the
United Stntos senate in 1857 , and was a
member of that body when his name
was presented to the national republi
can convontlon of 1860 as a candidate
for the presidency , ho having the sup
port of the delegations of several states.
In the trying period whiph followed the
election of Lincoln Mr. Cameron showed
all the sterling qualities of the patriotic
citizen , and ho became a member ot the
first republican cabinet as secretary of
war. Ho remained in this position loss
than a year , and upon his retirement
received the appointment of minister to
Russia , a position which ho held only u
few months. Ho was out of public life ,
though continuing active in politics ,
for about four yoara , when ho wasjugain
sent to the senate , and continued
there until his voluntary retire
ment In 1877. Since then ho
has taken no active part in
politics , having in retirement enjoyed
the abundant fruits of his * many years
of successful financial and political oir
torprises , for Mr. Cameron had busi
ness ability no loss marked than tnat
which gave him a commanding place in
the politics of the country.
A careful study of the details of the
political career of any man , extending
over a period of more than thirty years ,
mubt disoloso some things that could
not bo commended. Unquestionably
that of Simon Cameron had its share ol
blameworthy faults wilfully committed.
But none will deny that ho did his
country valuable service , and as ono ol
the earliest members of the republican
party , and ouo of the most vigorous promoters -
motors of the cause it championed ,
Simon Cameron merits an honorable
place amongAmorican political leaders.
"Wo publish in another colunfu the
letter of Messrs. George W. Vroman
and Jackson Hover , representing re
spectively the grievance committees of
locomotive engineers and firemen now
in session in this city. These gentlemen -
mon claim that they are not opposed to
arbitration ; that the difference ba-
twoou the respective organisations and
the Union Pacific is whether the com
pany will continue to pay the engineers
and firomou in accordance with an
agreement heretofore made.
The main question is whether the
company can detach a branch of the
system and pay lower wages than is
paid to men working on the main lino.
The company insists that the responsi
bilities -engineers and firemen on
branch'linos uro comparatively trilling.
Trains are fewer nnd generally light ,
and the labor and danger are far loss
than on the main lines , where trallla is
great and trains heavy. On the ether
hand , the operatives claim that if they
permit a reduction of wages on ono
branch , it violates the agreement m'ado
between the company and the men , and
establishes a precedent by which the
company can exact similar concessions
on all branch linos.
TillBKI : cannot bo accused of special
friendliness toward the Union Pad fie
company. In the twenty odd years ol
its existence the company has done lit
tle to entitle It to commondatlon. Wo
fool , however , that the engineers and
firemen cannot afford to Ignore the de
sire of the company for arbitration. It
is to ' ' in arbi
folly wiy 'There nothing to
trate. " That sentiment was worthy oi
a ' 'Stone. " It sounded harsh and tyran
nical when uttered by the BurUnirton
manager and carried dismay to hun
dreds of homos throughout the
west. The engineers and dromon ,
with the past for an example ,
should bo the last to sot thom-
solvcs against public sentiment and re
fuse to accept a method of settlement
advocated by the ablest minds in the la
boring world.
Whenever there Is a dispute between
employer and employe there io room for
nrbllnulon. tTho railroad copipany tis
sort * thnt It has n grievance , and ii
ready to submit its claims to n dlsln
toro-itcd ourti It the engineers rtuf
Uromiin nro fortified by mi ngroomonl
with the company they certainly have
nothing to logo by itgrooinp to arbitra
tion. THIS HUH has proven Its friend
ship for labor orgaimatloti8 on mnnj
trying occasions , and la ready now t <
support and advocate their claims !
reasonable and just , but insists tha
wherever arbitration can bo had , It ii
their duty to submit to It. A poncofu
settlement of labordisputos is profitable
to all concerned. It prevents bitterness
and feuds , which every strike engen
ders , establishes confidence und secur
ity , and prevents iho embarrassing an
noyances which would follow a conflict
between the men und the company.
An open rupture between the ;
company and the men would bo disas
trous to the business interests of Uu
entire west. It would inflict Incalcula
ble damage on thousands of innocent
people , and bring distress and poverty
to hundreds of homos. Any mean !
which will avert such a calamity is conv
mondablc , and the operatives can not
expect public sympathy and support if
they Insist that "there is nothing U
arbitrate. "
Referring to the report that the dem
ocrat's of Montana propose to gerry
mander Iho legislative districts so as tc
secure the legislature and the twc
United States senators , the Helem
Jfmthl says it is well understood thai
the attempt will bo made , but the re
publicans of Montana arc awake and
roiidy for the fight in whatever shape
it may come. The Herald says if it if
thought the republicans of Montnnr
will allow such n scheme to succeed
without the biggest fight Nortli
Amoricii has ever witnessed , those wht
think 8,0 do not know the repub
licans of that territory. "The
volors of Montana , " says the Herald
"arc fresh from the experience of r
dcmoeratic administration and wnut tie
more of It. They have been persecuted
in every interest and in every manner
that ingenuity could devise to prevent
the settlement of our lauds and the de
velopment of our interest ) and indus
tries. The domoarats have about as
heavy a load of national issues us tho.\
can carry , and if they attempt to take
on an offensive gerrymander there will
be a repetition of the result of lust No
vember. " All this is in the right , spirit ,
and if the HemW voices the sontimcnt
prevalent among Montana republicans ,
as undoubtedly it does , the democratic
hope of controlling theuewstato is vorj' '
likely to bo disappointed. The result
of last November can bo repeated if the
republicans of Montanaaro vigilant , ac
tive and harmonious.
TO a. , jir.
Your impulsive outburst is pardon
able and at the same time deplorable.
You have unwittingly gratified tht !
malice of Fred Nye , a vindictive , diri.y
little whelp , with a HOU ! no larger than
a pin-head and a head the ai/.e of a nut
meg. You compel mo to reassure you
in print what I Imvo vouched to you
verbally several years ago on an occas
ion when the Iteimblican charged that
I had hounded your father to his
grave. The fact is that my feud
with your father was funned into flames
by just such detestable creatures as
Fred Nyc , who himself wngcd war upon
him politically. "What I wrote before
nnd-during the senatorial campaign ol
1870 was true to the best of my knowl
edge and belief. It was written in u
defensive war waged against mo by no-
lltical cohorts supplied with tnonoy b ;
Jay Gould , and carried to the extreme -
tromo of a. plot concocted by
Paul Viuulorvoort and other.- ;
that materialized in a murderous as
sault with a slung shot , by a powerful
negro who was liberated from the peni
tentiary by a pardon procured and
handed hi person to the assassin by
your Into father. Suoh warfare has left
indelible impressions upon my skull ,
and became part of the history of Till- :
It would be as impossible to write the
true history of THE Bmc without re
calling the ordeal through which I had
to pass in trying to establish it , as it
would bo to omit reference to the im
peachment of David Butler in a history
of Nobritblcn. And yet ox-Governor But
ler's children have no cause for hating
those who did their duty to the state in
deposing him from ollice.
Nobody cun be justly held responsible
for the acts of his ancestors. I gave you
proof that no rancor cankered my heart
when I volunteered to assist you , as 1
have other young men , in your first
effort to gain recognition in public life.
When you asked mo to print the pros
pectus of the World in Tun BISK and tc
announce that you would give Omahn
a cheaper and more desirable nowspa-
nor than Tun BKIJ , I cheerfully gave
It as much prominence as if it hud been
a paid advertisement. When your
paper made its advent I gave it cordial
words of welcome. When I started THE
Bun the first note of it taken by the
Jferdld and JtejnAiltcan was a slanderous
announcementunder a sensational head ,
that I had boon discharged as manager
by the telegraph company for embez
zling its funds. And when Colonel
Dickey promptly denounced this report
as a llbol u retraction was stubbornly
While I was .rotten-egged and show
ered with the vilest of epithets lor yoara
by local contemporaries , you have re
ceived gentlemanly und generous treat
ment at my hands , and I have patiently
ignored Borne of the most outrageous
assaults you and your paper have soon
fit to nrnko on mo , often when my back
wns turned during an absence hundreds
of allies away.
I deplore as much as anybody that at
the very moment when a disposition
has been manifested on all hands to
harmonize and fraternize the news
paper men of Omaha , ono vindictive
marplot should seek to embroil us In
profitless controversy , You doubtless
realize the mistake you have made in
calling mo to account for a paragraph
incidentally inserted In the outline
history of TJIK BKK by a member of my
editorial staff. I hope that I have satis
fied you and the public that I was in
spired by no irmllco in the publication
nnd that the hospitality extended to
every inEtnyjrot the newspaper frater
nity fronPKwthackor down to Nye was
sincere. * * E. UOSUWATKU ,
The coynty assessment roll for 1885) )
perpetuates itho inequalities of former
years , but In n raoro glaring and unjust
manner. ' "Il is a notorious fact that In
several w'nrds nssassors were elected
last fall" pledged to reduce the
valuation ; 7bf property , and the
returns 'i ow that thojr have
faithfully.carried out their bar
gains. In the First , Third , Fifth and
Sixth wards there is a significant de
crease In the total valuation , n fact
which indicates that thonsso9sors were
not in the business for their health. In
these wards there has been consider
able improvement during the past year ,
nnd while property values have not ma
terially advanced , there is no justifica
tion for a reduction. In other wards ,
particularly the Second , the valuation
of ] ) ropjrty has boon increased , even
whore no improvement has boon made.
This is rank injustice , which the
board of equalization is in duty bound
to remedy. While the recent decisions
of the courts practically tlo Its hands
in individual cases , the board has the
power , without complaint , "to ascertain
whether the valuations in ono town
ship , precinct or district bear n just
relation to all the townships , precincts
or districts in the county , nnd
may increase or diminish the
nggrczrnto valuation ot prop-
ortv in any township , precinct
or district , by adding or deducting such
sum upon the hundred as may bo neces
sary to produce a just relation between
nil the valuations of property in the
couuty. " The law is directive , not op
tional. The board cannot plead ignor
ance of the facU. It is well aware that
there has been no decrease in pro ] > orty
valuations in the wards referred to , and
it is iU duty to set aside the friendly
work of these assessors and make all
property boar a just and reasonable
share of the public burdens. That the
whole revenue law is an incentive to
framl is beyond question , but the board
of equalization possesses the authority
to remedy the flagrant wrongs and
favoritism displayed in the assessment
WITHIN- thirty days the prohibition
amendment engrafted upon the consti
tution of Rlipjo Island only only three
years ago will become inoperative.
This is the ilo'cVi o of the people of that
state by a. majority of over eighteen
thousand , an'djill that is now required
to complete1 Iho abrogation of the
amendment is ; the otllcial counting of
the vote anil proclamation of the result.
This resultis , , exceedingly significant.
Three years ago the amendment pro
hibiting the" Jnanufacturo and sale
of liauors iyas inserted in the
constitution' ' of Rhode Island by
ti majority1''of nearly six thousand.
In tnc brioJiiC.xporionco under its oper
ation the people of Rhode Island had
become satl' ' ieQ that prohibition" a
failure : \nil . : i d.ami e , to the stats , and
they have attested their conviction by
casting a majority for the repeal of the
amendment three times as large as was
given for it when it enrriol. No man
whose reason is not hopelessly be
fogged by prejudice e n fail to un ler-
sland the obviain lesson of this ro-mU
and to make its inevitable anJ. correct
TJIK object1) ) and aims of the "Patri
otic Sons of America" may commend
themselves to a small fraction of the
people of this country. The members
can not bo accused of a surplus of mod
esty when they proclaim their patriot
ism from the housetops. Men who find
it necessary to publicly air their supe
riority and advertise their virtues will
bear watching. Genuine patriotism is
Mice charity. Its qualities are shown in
deeds. Base coin is known by its sound.
Tin : initiation of Calico Charley Fos
ter into the Sioux tribe , under the title
of "Young-Man-Proud-oWIis-Tnil , " is
an event of more than ordinary im
portance. With Red Cloud afllictcd with
the blues and Sitting Bull wildly
wrestling , with death , there is every
chanct ) for Charley to bloom and blos
som as the Bismarck of the Sioux. It is
an Arctic day whnn the Ohio man gets
PitoroSAl.s have just been issued by
the naval department calling for the
construction of two three thousand ton
cruihers to cost over one million dollars
each exclusive of armament. Two years
are allowed for the completion of those
vessels , and when finished they will
take rank not alone as the best in Our
navy but superior to any cruisers of
their tonnage in the world. *
STANWSV is still pathflndlng In the
heart of Africa. But nevertheless his
agents nro arranging dates both in this
country and htflKnglnnd for his appear
ance on thaji&ecture platform next
season. Thlscw',4 stroke of enterprise
duo to Stanjert training as a news
paper man. $8 *
It would Bccljifcthft the conservative load
ers of England Jiad awakened to the fact
that the majoritu lit the English people have
bccomo opposeVT to the former policy of
suppression ; > nfljt'43rclcm of the Irish. Con
sidering tbo obsjtfjiaoy with which this
policy 1ms boon persisted In , year after year ,
und the vigor wjtljjwhlch Secretary J3alfour
IUIB executed ami enforced the provisions of
the crimes act , iris romnrkablo to find this
conservative of tfeorvatlvcs announcing In
a recent speech that the tory worn meat
will soon undertake thrco great Irish meas
ures. The Ashbourno act will bo broadened ,
in scope , over J > 5,000,000 will bo appropriated
for land improvements , and a plan for 'Irish
local self-govoniinont will bo offered for
their approval , The Ashbourno act is a
measure wlilou was brought forward under
the urcssuro of modern homo rule agitation ,
and was intended as "a sop to Cerberus. "
Its object is to secure to ttio Irish lease
holders and tenants a moans of buying ttioir
holdings train tha land owners and laud-
lords. There is as much political economy
In the scheme as Ihofo is household economy
in the idea of buying on the "installment
plan , " and little more. The Ashbourno act
really favors the landlord class of Ireland
as much as. if not taoro than , tha tenants
and small farmers. Although It may relieve -
liovo to a small degroa the poverty of the
farmers , there Is nothing in the scheme
which will mnla : the IrUh satisfied to yield
homo rulo. If Indeed any compromise would
bo accepted now.
How lonfj the present peace of Europe will
last In a question about which even the most
competent observers differ. 1'rlnco Ills-
rrmrck snld not long ago that Germans musi
prepare themselves for war In 13DO. But he
Is accustomed to cry'wolf ' I" when , a on
this occasion , bo wants something from the
rolchstag. Besides , slnco ho uttered thai
note of warning the situation In Franco has
somewhat changed. Then , no doubt , he
took for granted , as did everybody else , that
the Paris exposition would bo closed before
the next election of the chamber of deputies ,
which under the French constitution must
take place on or before the last day of Oc
tober. But M. Constans , tno minister at the
interior and the ruling spirit of the Tlrard
cabinet , remarking that the exposition ha ;
temporarily , at least , nxtingulshcd Boulang-
ism , Is said to have decided to keep U open
until utter the now chamber Is returned. If
the programme bollovotl to have boon
formed by the Tlnird cnblnot , uiulnr the Im-
pulslon-of Us dominant nicmbor-cnn bo car
Hod out , nnd the outcome of tlionext gonornl
election shall bo a republican majority
nearly us Inrgo us thnt exhibited in the pros-
out chamber of deputies , there seems to bo
no reason why the peace of EUTODO should
not remain unbroken for n year or two longer.
For nothing but the Imminence of the , ap
peal to the people , the unojrtatniy about the
strength of itoulaugism , and the fear that
the whole system of parliamentary govern
ment may bo In Jeopardy , holds back the
radicals nnd opportunists from flying nt each
other's throats. Should the next cabinet be ,
like tha present , Indisputably republican , wo
shall witness the same strife of factions nnd
the sauio impossibility of establishing u dur
able government. A definite foreign policy
nnd a binding engagement with u foreign
power will therefore bo no less impractic
able than they arc now. The triumph of
Boulanvism seems n condition proco.tent to
the Fniuco-Uussiun lo.v/uo , without which
war In Kuropo is Improbable.
* *
The Htory of the revival ot the plot to seize
the throne of Sorvia for I'rlnca Peter ICara-
georgcvltch may como from the previous
news that the Montenegrin army will bo ro-
onrnnized and put in lor sorviuo nt
short notice. And that announcement also
had thrown a possible light on the czar's fa
mous toast to Prince Nlkita. Very possibly
a proposal to take this military step with n
view to Russian aso of the army was the oc
cao'.on of thp outburst of affection. There is
something rather comical about thli eloso al-
liiiiu'o of the bulkiest unit the smallest power
in Europe. But of its sincerity there can be
no doubt. Ills founded In Uusjinn aid ex
tended centuries ago and continued to this
day. It is strengthened by race , family , and
religious lies. It Is nude continuoui by the
need of Russia to have one trustworthy foot
hold in the Balkan peninsula , und by llula
Montenegro's aaurn for an enlargement of
its frontiers beyond those psrnutted by the
Berl'n congress , which aeonnd to her so ut
terly disproportionate to her services and suf
ferings in the common cause against Turkey.
So far as reorganization is concm-nod , Mon
tenegro is iu need of it , slnco , although
all her male population nro trained
to arms and over ready to inarch , she really
has no regular armv beyond the body guard
of the prince , amounting to pitrhaps ono hun
dred and llfty men.
* *
It is r'oportcd thuttho Italian government
is grontly worried over the increasing migra
tion from that country. In spitu of thn
stringent laws which have been passed lately
against emigration agents , 105tll ! Italians
left in 1833. as against. 12r,71S the year be
fore. The government is annoyed because
it loses so many men who are liable for mill-
tury duty , nnd in the present threatening
Btuto ot affairs in Europa it thinks it tnny
need every man it can raiso. Were it not
for this there is no reason why the govern
ment should not be relieved at the departure
of so many of it3 subjects. The country is
terribly overcrowded , and not food enough
is produced for the people's sustenance.
There are no manufactures worth mention to
employ surplus l.ibor. and many of the popu
lation are on the verco of starvation all the
time. There is nothing to keep thorn in Italy
except their ignorance of the fact that they
can do bettor on the other side of the At
lantic , in South America. Tho.v are now be
ginning to learn what the Argentine Repub
lic is offering to men who are willing to work ,
and that hundreds of thousands of their
countrymen hava accepted those offers nnd
nro thriving there. Doubtless more Italians
will leave their nattv-o land this year than
last. The possibility of a war , which rnalcut
their Icing so dniirous to keep them , will
muko them all the mare anxious to got away.
The musket and the knaiwack have no at
tractions for thorn. The population of Italy
is cloao on 30OJ,030 ( ) , und the productive
arahlo land does -not much exceed that of
Illinois. The whole trouble there Is over
population too many mouths for the maca
roni supply.
* .
* *
The little republic of Switzerland has man-
nged to get into the bad graces of Austria ,
Russia , Germany and Italy , from the fact
that it is an asylum for political refugees.
These nations have joined in a demand that
Switzerland shall in the future rofuuo to
allow this class to seek safety In her moun
tain cantons. The Swiss assembly roplietl
with an appropriation of over $3,000,000 , for
the purchase of army rilles. It will bo cur
ious to observe what attitude France ana
England will take in the matter. Tlici Eng
lish people are probably In favor of" supporting -
ing the Swiss in their maintenance of the
right of asylum , n right which England has
always maintained , against the desire of the
continental empires. Lord Salisbury , how
ever , is not always influenced , by public
opinion , and ho inny refuse to sltlo with
Switzerland. Franco will perhaps hesitate
before putting herself in solo 'opposition to
the united powers , yet it would have much
cause for dread if Switzerland should become -
como the property of Germany or Austria.
* *
It has been plain of late thnt the course of
the regents In Scrvia was being directed
against .Austria , and it Is not surprising to
learn of the threat from Vienna that the
present disturbance will bo regnr'dod as n
i-asus belli Unless , upon warning , them shall
bo a change of front. Sinca the abdication
of King Milan Russian influence has been in
the ascendency In the frontier kingdom , The
czar has never abandoned his ueslro to pos
sess Constantinople , nnd will use every effort
to secure a firm foothold in the Balkan Po-
uinsuln. Constant plotting , is , of course , a
part of the plan. But it is a great game that
Is on the board , and the triple alliance may
check tlio scheme of conquest with diplomatic
pressure rather than by means of powder
and shot. The Viennese j > rcss thinks tlmtr
Germany bos decided to bo a fee to a foe ,
ind a friend to a friend ; and tuero is little
loubt that Italy will look with a Jealous eye
upon any political movement thnt might
menace her prestige on the Adriatic. As the
niramor advances the situation growa In in-
Uircst , and before next Christinas half the
world may bo at war , '
Explorers are now searching In Africa for
.wo mysterious lakes which have long flg-
irod on the maps , though they have novo r
jccu seen by a white man. Quo of thorn is
Uiko LunJl | , from which the real Congo Is
lupposed to issue after it receives the two
big head streams of tlio Congo , the Lunlabi
and the Lunputu. An the Lukuga river , aim
the only outlet of Lake Tanganyika , Is sup
posed to empty Into Lake T am1JI , it U can ;
to sco why geographers nro anxious to liavi
the region of this supposed lake explored
Mr , Trlvlor has started up the Congo from
Stanley Pool , nnd expects to follow the rlvoi
to Lnko LnndJI. Tlio other mysterious bodj
of water Is Lnko Llbn , which for years ha1
appeared on the maps far Inland , cost of tin
Gulf of Guinea. Some cautious Gorman
publishers have recently erased the lake
from their maps , as there Is really no sntla
factory evidence of its existence , The woll-
known oxplbrcr , RogozlnskI , has now started
Inland to see if ha can find this famous but
misty sheet of water. It will not bo vori
suprising If the explorers report that iiclthci
lake oxisU.
/V Credit to Onmhn.
Ifcijifd Cllti ( Dak. ) Journal.
TUB OUAUV Ben's- elegant new building is
a credit to the city , where Tun Bun Is pub
lished , and an enduring monument to the in-
domltnblo enterprise which line made and
maintains that sheet as the best newspaper
of the northwest.
A Monument tn Kntorprlso.
The Tribune -congratulates Tun OMAHA
BCK on its eighteenth annlvoraary for thn
wonderful success of the newspaper , and the
opening and dedication of Its mngnlllcont
now building , which will forever bo a monument
ment to the ontcrprlso of Its builders.
Untiring Jjilx.r Did It ,
The building Is the pride of Omahn , nnd E.
Rosewater deserves the credit for this grand
out growth of persistent ami untiring labor.
A Iliiilit. to tie Proud.
Oof/if iibiiro liulcpcnilcnt.
The publisher of Tins Hun is Justly nroud
of his now quarters. The building is a mon
ument to energy and perseverance , for which
Editor Roscwuter is noted.
A Model
Jiimcsfoini ( DaV. ) Alert.
TIIK OMAHA HKK has so Improved Its shin
ing hours slnco 1871 that it now has built for
itself a magnificent now hive , and this week
celebrates its eighteenth anniversary by a
grand opening thereof. Tun BKK Is one of
the model newspapers of the now west.
i'or tlio Hight.
SI. Lnuta Hcpublte.
There is something , however , ot which
Tim BIB : has greater reason to bo proud
than that of Its fine building , and that is the
reputation which it has won during the
eighteen years of its existence ns n enter
prising , ably edited nnd courageous news
paper , not too hide bound by policies to speak
the truth regarding members of its own
party when unpalatable truths wcro required
In the public interest. We cannot accept
Tun Uuu'8 invitation to bo present on the oc
casion rclcrrod to , but wo hope that It may
enjoy many years of prosperity , and may
continue a terror to the Paul Vandervoorts
of republicanism in NebrasKa.
Its Work Appreciated.
Alicnlcen ( Daitej ) > uMc ( < in.
The success of TUB Bun lias boon almost
phenomenal , nnd It uovv takes front rank as
one of the great papers of the west. It has
over been faithful to Omaha , and like the
industrious animal after which it is named ,
has over labored assiduously to do good and
faithful work. Tin ; Bui : has always been n
staunch und true friend to this tcrritorynnd
tbo residents of Dakota will ever remember
and appreciate Its kindly work. The Republican
lican acknowledges the receipt of an invita
tion to be present at the auspicious event ,
and takes occasion also to extend earnest
congratulations to Tun OMAHA. Bui : on the
formal opening of its now and stately homo.
It is Mliouiilit n. Meeting of the Direct
ors AYiJI Co Called.
The controversy between the Union Pacific
ofllcials and the grievance committee of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers has
taken a now turn. The side espoused
by the company has again been submitted to
President Adams. General Manager Kimball -
ball was vested with authority to submit to
arbitration , but , when this failed , the Hin it
of his uowcr was reached.
Thursday night the status of the situation
was reported to President Adams. It is
thought ho will either dispose of the case
himself or call a special meeting of the
board of directors and submit it to that body.
The ofllciah , however , nro willing to arbi
trate , nnd the stand they huvo taken in this
[ llrcctlon has mot with strong support
[ imong the employes ol the company , many
of the latter being of the opinion
U-at in proposing to BO mljust matters the
company has established a precedent , which
can not well bo ignored by any employe.
The willingness of the olllcials to submit
Lo arbitration , when other terms of settle
ment have failed , is regarded by many as a
movement worthy of consideration ,
TinIjottur to Kiuib ill.
OMAHA , Neb. , Juno 21 To the editor of
TuiiBr.B : In your Issue of this date you
have an editorial headed "Arbitration , " in
which the public Is given to understand that
Lho engineers nnd firemen on the Union Par
cillc system refuse to submit thcir-caso to ar
bitration. For information to the public , and
that they may clearly understand why wo
refuse , wo submit the following :
OMAHA , Juno 'M , ' 89. Thos. L. Kimball , Manager : Yours of this morning
In reply to ours of last evening received , and
will say in roforcnco to your proposition to
Arbitrate the ( jucstion on which wo do not
agrco , that you do not quite uudurslond why
wo take the position wo do against arbitra
tion in this case. Wo do not deny you the
right to detach any branch lines from tlio
organized divisions of the system , to organ
ize another division of the system ; but wo declaim
claim that tha act does not nbrogato the
agreement ns to the rates of pay on tha lines
mentioned in the schedule of runs in
forming the new division. The onlv
[ jucstion between us , Is whether you will
L'outniuo to nay tlio engineers nnd firemen
in accordance with that agreement nnd the
schedule of runs or not.
Wo nro not uslilng for an advance of wages
or any other conditions affecting wages , only
as provided for in the schedule of wages aa
agreed to April 1 , 1SST. Therefore , there is
no question for arbitration. If such was the
case , wo would most cheerfully , in honor
nud Justice , submit any difforcnco
hotxvccn us to n board of arbitration , nnd
libido by its decision , Wo have consulted
[ ; oed legal advice on the position wo have
taken , nnd are assured our position Is rea
sonable and right. Wo further tlc.siro to
Imvo our position on arbitration stated In ac-
cordnnco with the facts as they bear on the
aaso In question , Yours truly ,
GKOKOK . VIHIMAK , Ch'n Engineers ,
JACKSO.V Jlovcii , Ch'n Firemen.
The above letter was forwarded to Klin-
Dall by us Juno Ud , 1839.
Klinljiili'H Uuply.
JOMAHA , Juno 20. . To George W. Vroman
ind Jackson Hover , Chairmen of Committed ,
o : ra QE ME a
For Solo byUrUffgltiUaud Dooloti.
THE CHAFttES A , VOQELER CO. , Daltlmort.M.
Oontlomoni I Imvo your faror , dated thl *
ilny , In which yon still maintain ' 'there Is nit
question for arbitration , " and In which you
Bfty , nlso , thnt If there were any question fo <
arbitration you would In honor nnd justlct
cheerfully submit any difference between us
to n board of arbitration and ablao by Its do *
You have admitted In tint communication
the right of tlio company to iletnch nn.
branch line from the organized division of
the system , nnd to clvo It n separate organ ! ,
cation , but you maintain that such notion
would not nbrocrnto tlio memorandum bchoil-
ulo of wattes uinde April 1 , 1S87.
On the other haiul , wo maintain tliat the
organization of tlio Loavonworth division ,
which Is under Independent management ,
na the right to tnnnajjo Its own affairs nnil
Is not bound by the memorandum sehodulo
of wngeo of April 1,1S87.
This dlftoronco of opinion arises from u
consideration of the rights of tlio parties
under the memorandum of April 1 , 18S7 , nnU
i certainly a lit subject for nrbitrntlon.
I nm now instructed by mv superior oalccr
tondhoro to my proposition to submit our i
differences to arbitration , and I hope that /
your committee will reconsider Its decision |
anil moot the issue on tlmt bimls , whlcli wo
consider fair ana equitable. Yours trulv ,
TIIOS. U KiMiut.t , Gon'l Mgr.
Tim ixbovo letters nro among tlio many com- ,
numlcniions which Imvo jmincd between the > '
ofllclnlft nml the grievance committee.
When questioned concerning their views on
arbitration yes tcrdnynftornoonlho engineers
ngiiln stated tlmt thuy favored arbitration ,
but tlmt there were no groumln for m-bltt-n-
tlon In this cnso , hence the question could not
besolvod In thfoxvar. They also adhered to >
the stnnil taken nt the commencement of the
light that the company couhl settle the mat
ter In no ether way than to sunutnnt the now
soalo by the ono embodied in the original
Win no Sottloci In Boston.
It is reported Unit the entire controversy
will now bo settled in Boston. Chief Ar
thur , of tbo engineers1 brothorhooil , nnd
Chief Surgent , of the llromcn's brother
hood , are in Hoston , and both gentlemen
Imvo consulted I'residont Adams. It was
reported last night thnt Chairman Hover
and Chairman Vroman. of the grievance com
mittees of iho brotherhood of llreinon and
that of tlio engineers , respectively , hud boon
summoned to Hoston by telegram by Arthur
nnd Sargeant. When questioned concerning
this they declined to answer. It was loarncu ,
however , that transiort | tlon had boon
granted Messrs. Vroman. Walton , Hover ami
Fonda , nil members of the grievance com
mittee , from Omaha to IJoslan. Ivator , the
Individuals named admitted , that they wei-o
going to iioston , nnd Intondcd to depart last
evening , at which time they will go toooufor
with President Adams , nnd where they will
bo Joined by Arthur and Sargent.
llitllrnnilotM. .
C. F. Snoonor , supcrintcndcntof the Union
elevator , has gone to Chicago.
Another cargo of laboring recruits for the
Mlianco extension , was shipped over the
Jehu W. Scott , chief clerk ot the nassen-
ser department of the Union Pacific , who
has been absent from his desk for several
months , owing to stcktiess , will resuma
ivork in n few days.
General Manager Hurt , of the Fremont ,
Ellihorn & Missouri Valley , lias loturnod
from the oast.
Charles H. Gnylord ha ' > eon annointef
supply ntjont of the Oregon ' * -Uvay & Nav }
ration vice Hoyt , resigned
By July l , it is estimated tlmt tlio Burllnft ,
ton relief bureau will have a membership c.
5,000. ,
A Vptornu'rt I'rotosr.
LINCOLNNob. . , Juno Ul.To the Editor of
I'liu UKB : In yesterday's issue , spcaKlnir oi
Lhe members of the now board of pension tfc
iminers for this city , you say : "Di. Lowry
, vas appointed in recognition of his servicefl
.o the republican party , having nlwnya
aeon a republican. " This Is not truo.
[ Io is and always lias boon n democrat. In
, ho past few years bo 1ms been before tlio
leoplo of tins city twice for coroner , on tlio
lomoi-ratic ticket. The old soldiers hero
lave protests on lllo ivith Senator Mandor-
1011 and Congressman Council against Dr.
dowry's roappointmont. A. VISTBUAJI.
A. O. U. W.
Clio Sessions or This Order Drawl njj
to n Close.
The supreme lodge , A. O. U. W. , mot ycs-
crda5f morning , and , as a committee of the
vhole , again took up tbo matter of the Ohio
urisdiction. After n short debate it was nut
o a vote , nnd it was decided to divide Ohio
nto parts , Hamilton county to bo n Jurisdic-
lon by Itself and the rest of tlio state to form
ho other Jurisdiction. This will relieve tlio
irder in the larger jurisdiction , but will
nnke the assessments In Hamilton county.
n which Cincinnati Is situated , very heavy' ,
iut this is only a natural outcome of the
lotion of the lodges In Hamilton in admitting
nembors who would bo refused by any in-
lUrance company.
The committee of the whole then ndjourncd
ind tbo supreme loJgo was called to order.
several matters of minor importance were
irought up for consideration.
A rather umusini ; incident occurred about
0 a. m. The outside watchman became in-
crested in the proceedings iusiclo , and n
larty of the wives of the delegates carried
ho outer worlcs by storm , stole n march
ipon the watchman nud entered the lodge
oem , whuro n secret session was in full
ilast. Tlio members wuro taken greatly by
.urpriso . und business was paralyzed for n
ow moments. Tlio oillcors soon rallied ,
lowovor , mid tlio ladles were escorted to the
loorund business resumed.
The nftornoon session was devoted to
outino business und the lodge adjourned
mtil this mornini ; .
Jnileful Ackno\vIc(1 ( < 'oiiiRnt of Cures by
the Culieiira
L minister nnd ] > ! H llttlo boy enroll of
o ! > Ht Inntn Uiii dlsoiiHOS Ity iho Cu-
ilcitra UumedieH. I'rnlno them
ovci-ywho-u , In tlio pulpit , homo
nnd street ,
Kor about thlrtoon years 1 1m ve been troubled
irltli oc/tmui or HOIUO othur ctmmooua disease
/liicli all remedies fulled to euro , lU-urlngof
110 ClITICUKA HK11KIIIK.S I rcH'jlVOll to | VU
horn u trial , and imrclmsod ono boltlu rf Oirrl-
IIIIIV HmOI.VIiNT , 01HI bOX or OlITIClfllA 011(1 (
inuciikuofOirriointA HiMi' . 1 followed the ill-
eitlons cnrofully. ana It allordx mo much
lonsiiro to any tlmt baforo using two boxo of
o UUTIOIUII , four cukesof thoUUTicuiiA BOAi1
ml ami battle of GuxitiuiiA KUSOI.VKNT I was
nluoly cured.
In addition to my own case , my buby boy ,
lien about llvu months old , \vau mnrurlng with
wlini supposed to bu the Kitmo dlrtensu as mine
a Hiich un uxtcnt that hlu head was coatuil orur
, -ltli a Holld unab , from which there wus a con-
lant How of pus which was plckcnlni ; to look
pen , licsldciH two tuinor-llko keriiiiU on the
nek of lil head. Thanks to yon und your
rotulorrul ( HiTJC'iniA llKMii : > nhln : sculp Is
lorfactly well , and the Jtonmli Imvo bcun sculp
arcd uo Unit tliuro Is only uno llttlo plncii by hln
aft unr , and tlmt In lienllug nli uly. InnUiiul of
coating olucabs ho has u line coat of Imlr ,
niichbettnr tliun tlmt which wui drxtroyod by
ho ( llbon'in , 1 would that the \vliolu world of
ulfuiors from hkln and blood dlacusos know
lie vajuoot your Cirncim.v HKMHIIIKH an j do.
U'Jio UtmruiiA BOAI and Oriiruiu IlKHob-
T.HT nro i-ueh worth t w times the prlco at
rlilch the y ma sold , ] Imvo never iifiil uny
thur toilet HOJP iu my houbo xlnco I bouelit
lie llrat cakoot your UUTICUKA SOAII would
0 Inhuman us well us ungrateful Hhoiild 1 full
a spauk ell of nnd roccommuiid your Cimou-
A HiiMKiiir.ii to over/ sufferer who camu In my
enoh. I have sponeiif it and Hlmll contlnut to
PUIIK oflt from the puipit , In the homes , and
1 the btraotH , I'ruyuiK that yon may llvo lonir ,
nd do oilier * the sumo amount of good you
nvodono me anil Jny child. I remain voura
ratofnlly , < Hisv.l C. N. MANNING.
Jox24 ! , Acyjortli , On.
Uiitloura Jtuinoillos.
, o sold everywhere . I'rlcoi OUTICUHA , MCJ
OAi1 , a'C ; ItifHOrjVKNT , 91. Frmwred by the Duifii a CIIIJMICAI , Co. , UORTON.
isrtkind for "How to Cure Bkln Dlscaues , " ill
ages 60 lllimtrixtloiifi , and 100 tostlmonlulH ,
ilHl'l-KB , lilaclMiejuli. chapped and oily Hn
illl prorentad by GiiricuitA. MU'IIUATKO BOAI- ,
Tull of comfort for nil 1'alns , in
Ilnniinatlon. and Wuttkiioso of thu
ABwl ir the CUTICUA Atni'VAiN
l'tM8TBit. tlia first und only r > nln
r. New , Inimnun.