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Oranlia soon bo compelled tc
drink "British" liccr.
K provnlonco of Texas fever jiraonc
tlio rattle of the southwest has alnrmod
the licnlth nutlioritlcs of Kansas as well
as Illinois. Stringent quarantine ropu-
> latlons are about to ho ostahlishod in
Tin : county drug clerk employed at a
salary of oiguty-threo dollars a month
is suiil to have compounded nearly eight
thousand proscriptions within a year.
The question la how many of those pro
scriptions were whisky straights ?
Ii'coNTnACTOiis who are laying soft
brick into the walls of business and residence -
idonco blocks were more frequently
brought to time by the building inspec
tor , they would bo tipt to pay much
more attention to the building ordi
As A body attending strictly to the
wants of Omaha the council is winning
golden opinions for itself. The reconl
sessions have been characterized by an
attention to business which is in strong
contrast to the actions of the council ir
HKNUY GrouaK might find Nortli
Dakota a rich field in which to propo-
gate his single tax theory. The whole
world is interested in knowing just how
the scheme would work if put into prac
tice , und Dakota issulliciontly ambitious
to experiment with it.
TUB interior department is evidently
more sanguine of success in the open
ing of < the Sioux reservation than the
commission itself. It is probable that t
sufllciont number of Indians will sign
the bill but it will not bo a unanimoui
consent by any moans.
county drug store is a propoi
subject for the commissioners to tackle
If the county actually does expend si :
thousand dollars a year for drugs , medicines
icinos and compounds , the county car
well afford to lot its proscription department
partmont to the lowest bidder.
THE dastardly , murderous assault ot
John Arkins , editor of the Donvoi
News , should arouse the law-abidinj
citizens of the Colorado capital to tin
necessity of closing the dons and divoi
and making it too hot for roughs ant
rowdies to remain within twenty mlloi
( IN ITS discussion of proper meat am
fruit inspection laws the council is al
together too solicitous for the butchon
and fruit and vegetable dealers. Th <
fir council should pass such ordinances a
will best protect the consumer. Tin
butchers nnd vegetable dealers will protect
toct themselves ,
CONSTJEHNATIOK sol/od the Britisl
sealers trespassing in Boh ring mitori
and the protection of the provinoia
government has boon invoked. It 1
hard to see what help Canada Is able t <
extend to those poachers caught it
American waters without violating In
HA VINO sot its heart upon absorbini
all the white load works of the country
the Standard Oil monopoly has Quail ;
succeeded in controlling the output o
that product. It is to bo expected thti
t a rlao in price will follow nnd that tin
cmiBuuior of white load will bo oblicoi
to hand over to that trust a hnndsom
protlt for Us pains.
KANSAS is looking for cheaper method
of transportation for her crops. The
are looking to the water routes t
cornpoto with the all rail routes to th
Atlantic Ecaboard. There is llttl
n prospect , however , duo to thoRoograpl
I . . .i ionl position of Kansas , for that state t
got much benefit from water rout
transportation , Whatever merits thor
may bo in floating Kansas' corn dow
the Missouri and Mississippi to No'
Orleans , or in shipping its products b
rail to the gulf and then by steamer t
Europe , it has boon demonstrated tlm
and again that such a route is scriousl
handicapped in more ways than on
when compared with eastbound ral
shipments to Baltimore , Philadolphi
or Now York. The trouble at Ne\ \
Orleans is that there is no profitubl
cargo to import from Europe an
scarcely anything for barges andstoan
ens to carry up the riyor.
FORCING THE ISSUE.
When the president , BO mo thrco
months ago , Issued his proclamation defining -
fining the rights claimed by the United
States over the waters nnd the seal
fisheries of Dohrlnp eon , it was n dis
tinct warning that the government
would not tolerate any invasion of those
rights. The language of the proclama
tion was clear and iu moaning unmis
takable , It assorted nothing that had
not boon claimed by the Unltod States
ovorslnco It came into possession of
Alaska by purchase from Russia.
It made no claim that had not
boon maintained always by the
Rusalan government , and which ,
whether or not conceded by other na
tions , was conveyed to the United
States by the purchase of Alaska , This
government will insist upon its claim
until the question of jurisdiction In
Bohrlng sea is fully nnd finally deter
mined by international agreement.
In the lace of this warning , and with
full knowledge that the Unltod States
government had sent armed cruisers
into Alaskan waters to enforce the
rights it claims there 'and to pro
tect . the seal fisheries , Canadian
vessels were fitted out nnd dispatched
to Bohrlng sea to engage in Real
fishing. It was a bold and dis
tinct defiance of this government. The
question of the legality or justice ot
the claims of the United States is not
portinont. That is a matter which for
eign ship owners cannot determine.
Their appeal must bo to their govern
ments , which should proceed in the
manner of governments. In the meantime -
time an Invasion of the rights claimed
is to bo treated as nn offouso and pun
ished uncording to our laws. Proceed
ing Upon this proper and recognized
principle among nations , the com-
mnndors of our embers in Bohring
sea were instructed to seize ves
sels found taking seals in
those waters. Under this instruc
tion a Canadian vessel has been seized
and ordered to Sitka , while another was
detained and , after being searched , was
allowed to proceed , no sealskins having
been found on hor. Wo are unable to
say how far , ifat all , this latter pro
ceeding can bo justified. It appears to
bo regarded at the state department as
the more serious circumstance of the
two. As to the vessel detained , there
would seem to bo ample warrant for the
seizure in the considerable stocl&of seal
skins found on her.
Our dispatches report n great deal
of excitement over those occur
rences in Canada. Although neither
government has" boon officially
advised regarding thorn , it is reported
that the seizures had boon discussed by
the Canadian cabinet , nnd from Vic
toria to Ottawa public sentiment would
seem to bo thoroughly aroused. There
will doubtless be numerous public in
dignation meetings ; the press will do
its best to fi.ro the popular heart , and
the Imperial government will bo called
upon to send war ships into Bohring
sea. The politicians in power in the
Dominion will make the fullest use of
the opportunity to work up public
sentiment against the United States.
Yet what has boon done Canada was
fairly warned to expect and took
no measures to prevent. On the con
trary , s& far as the attitude of her au
thorities nnd the expressions of her
public men had any influence in the
matter , it was to oncourngo Canadian
seal fishermen to disregard the claims
of the United States and to defiantly
force an issuo.
Undoubtedly those seizures will have
the effect to speedily bring about nego
tiations looking to a settlement of the
Bearing sea controversy. The matter -
tor evidently can not be much
longer left open without endangering
the friendly relations between Great
Britain and the United States. The po
litical element in Canada , which would
rather welcome than otherwise the in
terruption of thcso relations , as a
moans of strengthening : its waning
power , will make the strongest appeal
possible for aggressive action by the im
perial government , nnd it may not bo
wholly unsuccessful li , as believed , that
government is nt this time particularly
anxious to promote English interests in
Canada and strengthen the loyalty of
its colonial subjects in North America.
Meantime the American people may
fool entire confidence in the de
termination and ability of their
government to firmly and honor
ably maintain the position it has taken
in this matter. There will bo no such
humiliating exhibition of weakness and
vacillation as was shown by the last
administration under similar circum
stances. If the commanders of our
cruisers in Bohrinpr sea have done their
duty according to instructions , they will
bo sustained , and the penalty in the
case of the soi/od vessel will bo admin
istered. The dignity und self-respect
of the country will not be subjected to
the least sacrifice , however vociferous
Canadian bluster may become.
THE Q. A. R. ENCAMPMENT.
Few matters in the history of the
Grand Army of the Republic havo. cre
ated a more profound Interest through
out the organization than the issue
ralnpd by the refusal ot the rullro.uU to
make a rate of ono cent a mile for the
Milwaukee encampment. This year's
reunion of the veterans was looked for
ward to with great expectations. It wna
believed that if it should not exceed it
would at least equal the encampment of
last year in the mutter of attondnnco ,
und being held in a western city
would enable thousands of vet'
orans in the woat to moot old
comrades who wore compelled tt
deny themselves this privilege when c
longer distance from their homos waste
to be traversed. It was most reasonably
expected that the railroads would be
disposed to encourage a larger attend
ance , nnd as the Grand Army did not
ask in behalf of its members more than
they had before received , or a more
favorable rate than had been accorded
by the railroads in various instances to
other organisations , there was ne
anticipation of any difficulty on thii
score. The railroads , however , have
acted under the conviction that in
any event the old soldiers wouli
go to Milwaukee. The nmu
utrers , knowing the attachment
of the votoraui for these reunions , have
reasoned that it could safely ho counted
upon to overcome any resentment that
might ensue from n refusal to grant
Grand Army members as liberal rates as
had before boon given them and othora.
After repented unavailing efforts to
ocuro from the railroads n ono cent
rate the commanders of eight depart
ments issued a manifesto advising Grand
Army members not delegates to remain
awny from the oncnmpinont. Tills coun
sel was quite generally received
vlth favor , though not universally
BO regarded. The disappointment
caused by this unlookod-for issue was
great and widespread , but the largo
majority undoubtedly felt that the
courao suggested was necessary to prop
erly rebuke the railroads nnd assert the
self-respect of the organization. Sub-
loquontly Major Warner , commandor-
n-chlof of the Grand Army , advised a
ess aggrossl vo policy. His view was that
thn encampment should bo nmdo a suc
cess in the interest of the order , nnd
that the mutter of settling with the
railroads could bo dealt with horo-
xftor. This induced a qulto gen
eral ohango of fooling among
.ho .veterans and determined many
.o attend the encampment who
ind boon disposed to remain nway.
The o seemed n fair prospoot that the
Milwaukee mooting would bo a success ,
oven if falling somewhat below first ex
The agitation , however , will bo re
newed by the notion of the department
commanders of eight states who mot in
Chicago on Tuesday. Those unite in
saying that the posts represented in
dorse nnd accept the manifesto of July
2 , which It is assorted wna in accord
with a resolution of the last annual en
campment , and they gave no
tice of the early issuance of a
circular withdrawing ho depart
ments represented from the parade
advertised to take place. The nc-
quiescence of the commanders of other
departments is expected , but in any
event this notion leaves small chance
that the Milwaukee encampment can
bo made u success. The authority of
the commanders to tuko this action is
probably not questionable , and while it
need not deter members of the Grand
Army from going to the encampment ,
those in the departments covered by
the action woulu attend eiraply as
visitors , having no share or place in the
exorcises of the encampment. The
issue is unfortunate , but it will not bo
without advantage if the result shall
lead railroad managers to hereafter
show a more just and liberal spirit
toward an organization which has at
least an equal claim with any other to
fair and generous consideration.
A QUESTION OF LIOHT.
The right thine for the council to do
is to invite competition for lighting the
streets and award the contract to the
befit und lowest bidder. The power to
regulate the price of gas for private
consumption is vested with the mayor
If , after careful inquiry as to relative
cost of fuel and labor , the price of gas
in Omaha is found to bo excobsivo as
compared with other cities of equal
population , the price should bo reduced.
This is in accord with business princi
"Every gas company is necessarily a
monopoly. Two or moro gas companies
can only exist in cities of half a million
or more population nnd in those cities
they either divide territory or pool
their receipts. If it is deemed proper
for the sake of encouraging competition
to give the electric light company a
slice of the city patronage , then the ter
ritory in which electric .lighting is pro
jected should bo limited to the business
thoroughfares , publio parks and
Electric lighting nil over the
city is out of the question as
a measure of economy until
some now invention will enable
electric lighting companies to reduce
the cost of manufacture. The fact that
the Now York Life nnd THE BEE build
ings are lighted by electricity affords
no proof that electricity is cheaper
than gns. It simply shows that electric
lights nro introduced to attract tenants
who naturally prefer incandescent
lights to gas , especially in the summer
season. Electric lights generate very
little heat and therefore are preferable
to gas as a matter of comfort.
THE senate committee on irrigation
will hold its first meeting at St. Paul
to-day , beginning its labors by giving n
hearing to the delegations from the
South Dakota Farmers' alliance. The
investigations of the committee , as now
arranged , will extend over a wide re
gion of country , and will occupy fullj
two months. It is not proposed thai
the committee shall confine itself tc
personal observation in the arid re
gions and a study of the practicubllitj
of Irrigation by a system of reservoirs
olthor in the mountain passes or on the
plains , but it will invite opinions anc
gain all the information to bo gainct
from those in the territory visited win
have given the subject of irrigatior
careful and intelligent attention. The
committee ia already assured of meet'
ing n unanimous sentiment favorable tc
irrigation , and qulto generally , ulso , k
the work being done at the expense ol
TUB forest fires now raging in the
mountains of Colorado are doing agroa
amount of damage. They are not alone
destroying valuable wood and timboi
lands but are wiping out nature's roaor
volrs , The snow of winter is prosorvot
within these forests , which during
spring and summer is slowly molted nm
used for irrigating the fields and mead
ows of the valleys. There is consequently
quently dancer that the destruction ol
the forests has wiped out this nutura
storehouse , and lu consequence the
plains depending on the mountalr
streams will suffer ( rum drought during
the hot and dry season. The prosorva.
tlon of the forests Is a duty which shouli
be impressed on the people of Colorado
THE South Fork Fishing club , t
whoso ncgliganco is attributed th
breaking o ! the dam which caused th
terrible loss of life and property a
Johnstown , has boon sued for damages
The suit is brought by a Pittaburj
widow whoso husband lost his hfo by
the flood , fltiiV It is nn action for dam
ages to thcj ( amount of fifty thousand del
lars. Thoicoao will attract special in
terest inasmuch as it will sot a prece
dent , if sucVciSsBful , for the prosecution
of slmllnr soft's ngulnsttho millionaire
members of tiio club. It remains to bo
seen how far the courts will go in hold
ing thorn ppcuninrlly responsible for the
disaster. . , '
Mil. Loyrttr's ; resolution to rcqulro
the arcliitooWt'of the city hall to doaig-
nntotho 8ttyponnd other materials to bo
used is eminently proper. Tlioroshould ,
however , bo a wide latitude given so that
the owner of no particular quarry shall
have a monopoly. The lower atortos of
the main front should by nil means beef
of granite nnd the stone above thcso
stories , if grnnlto is not used , should
correspond in color with the lower
CHIEF MATES , of the Cherokee na
tion , has reconsidered his determina
tion not to call n special session of the
national council to moot the commis
sion appointed by the prosldont for the
negotiation of the Cherokee strip. In
nil probability the council will bo con
vened when requested , but the general
impression ( s that it will not bo in any
haste to confirm the sale of the land
except on most favorable terms.
Ono in n TIiniisnntL
/MIiwas Cttu Hints.
.Colonel Emmoiis Clark , who was appointed
to bo oon&ul at Havre , has declined. Colonel
Clark should bo put in n glass caso.
The Illinois Method.
Before nn Illinoisan Is sent to the insane
asylum his friends should try kicking him In
the stomach. If that treatment helps him
in tbo nsylum it ought to do Rood before ho
Isn't it about time to atop discussing
whether "poor Kommler" and the other
brutes who uaod their knives , pistols and
axes on their dofonsolcss wives will suffer
much or llttlo pain In clylnpr , cither by elec
tricity or the old fashioned , noosol "Poor
Kemmlor , " Indeed 1 Poor Jack the Rlpporl
Poor , dear murderers , ono nnd nlll How
sorry wo all ought to bo If they shouldn't
have a perfectly easy nnd painless death 1
A Beautiful Southern Sentiment.
It is said that Jason Brown , n son of old
John Brown , has written to n friend com
plaining of hla poverty ana hinting that the
colored pcoulo ought to rnlso a fund for him.
A nortlinn paper discredits the report and
says that it takpstmoro than ono generation
to get from John Brown to a beggar. It
would bo poetic justice if all the descendants
of the Harper's Perry raider starved in the
midst of the noodle who reverence the old
man as a martyr , So far as the negroes nro
coucorned their heads nro level. They will
not contribute a dime to any of John Brown's
Democrats in n Qimnflnry.
Exchange : The Virginia democrats are
in a heap of trouble about the platform they
are about to adopt ; at the coming state con
vention. It isyell known that there Is a
largo proteotionelemont in the party. Any
resolution which favored free trade as de
cidedly as the Si. Louts platform did would
bo sure to drive many of these protectionists
iuto the republican party and make many
more indifferent. But , on the other hand ,
the adoption of a protection plank would bo
such a glaring inconsistency m the year fol
lowing the Grover Cleveland platform that
the loading Virginia democrats can hardly
bring their consciences to consent to it. It
has boon suggested that the best way out ol
the difficulty is not to frame ouy platform ,
and there is a strong probability that this
advlco will bo followed. Then the demo
cratic papers will not bo troubled with the
defense of a creed , nnd they can spend all
their time in the campaign in yelping "Ma-
hone , Manono , Mahonol" It will bo an edi
SOLACE FOR SUMMER HOURS.
Time : Long Why , Short , you look as II
you had been In a railroad accident. VVhat'a
Short Well , Long , I got homo late the
other night , you know , nnd ray wlfo took mo
for a burglar and commenced throwing stove
lids nt mo.
"And you stood and took It , did you ? "
"No , 1 was thoughtless. I ran like a streak
of lightning. "
Baltimore American : It is Impossible for
a square man to bo a rounder.
Birmingham Republican : Gossip reminds
us of a high building. Only one story out oi
a dozen rests on a foundation.
Now Orleans Picayune : Quicksilver la
food for reflection only when it IB served ou
the hack of a looking glass.
Philadelphia Press : When the school
master whips ono of tbo girls he hits a miss ,
when the girl dodges she misses a hit.
Binghamton Republican : They have flan ,
nel bathing suits at the seaside resorts that
do not shrink. They are ashamed to , proba
Philadelphia Inquirer : Oklahoma tourlal
Things about here seem to be rather quiet
Bottler ? Oklahoma Bottler Quiet , mister ; J
should say so. Tlio land agents have gone
Konrnoy Enterprise ; Pond papa No
young man , you can't have my daughter , 1
wouldn't give her to you for her weight Ir
gold. Young suitor ( eminently practical- )
Well , can't wo negotiate for a life lease !
Puck : Mr. Lcn'z ( photographer ) I havi
not for a long t j had so good a sitter ai
you nro. The , exp/esslon IB exactly right
How did you fulisuch ; ) contiol over the facia
musolosl Aio you an actor 1
Mr. Ilhodstor Ny , sir.
Mr , Lenz Vv'fill. voll I Perhaps you nro t
bicyclist ) 3
Mr , UhodBt < jr ( Yes , I am.
Mr. Lenz Ah. tliat explains It I It come :
from riding the lijac'htno on stone pavement :
and trying to lopoi ) | if you enjoyed it ,
Judge : T caught o string of beauties
Upon the North < Fork to-day ,
The tinrst trout" ttlat were o'ro pulled out-
But the Bigb'KsVOno Got Awuyl
And down In the mill-pond meadow
The boys that were making hay
With forks and rakes killed ! I,000 snakes-
Hut luoDlggcst Ono Got Awayl
"Weigh mo , plcaso ] " said Brings , aa hi
stepped on the grocer's scales.
The man who manipulated the weight
looked ot him ia astonishment. Brigg
looked as though ho ought to weigh abou
120 pounds , but the beam balanced ut 203.
"You must have something heavy abou
your clothes , " said tno grocer.
"O , that's It , " rejoined Brlggs ; ' ! hav
my summer's Ice bill In my pocket. "
Chicago Tribune : Proprietor of ico-crean
saloon Jatnci , I haven't seou young Spoonn
moore here with Miss Softly forsovera
days. Ho hasn't moved away , has hoi Em
ployo Moved away I No , Ho was uiarrloi
to Miss Softly the other evening. Proprietor
( sharplyto bookkeeper- ) Adoraup.closo
Mr. Spoonamoro's account nnd sonil bill at
K OBOI > VKNO\VS.
the Turner-Miller Junketing Tour
nitioli nT n Myntory.
Commissioner Anderson says that ho
knows nothing about the Junketing tour of
William Turner aud Joe Millar which ia
being made nt Douglas county's expense.
Every other member says Just the nama
Mount wants the responsibility shifted
onto Anderson's shoulders , but Anderson
declares very emphatically that the matter
was arranged during his absence ; that ho
had nothing to do with It ; hai no Unowlcdfto
of any action over having been tnlton oni-
clnlly , authorizing the trip , uud objects to
being nbusod for other peoples' conduct.
After requesting the reporter to net him
right in this matter , Mr. Anderson related
qulto freely and nt considerable length the
general unsatisfactory condition of county
nffnirs. Ho thinks that some things nro
being conducted very loosely and need
'How about that vault steal ! " asked the
"I don't know that there over was a steal. "
"Why don't the board Co something to
wards scttllnu 111"
"What Is there for us to dol"
"Wasn't there a commltteo to employ ex
perts and have cstlimitoi made on the cost of
the balcony ! "
"Yes , but the chairman han never called n
"Uut Mr. O'Koofte han hml an export en
gaged bv himself mnlto a report. Why don't
you do likowlao ! "
"Who was O'Keoffo'sinon ' ! What is ho !
What's his business ) I don't know that ho
ever made n report. It has never boon
shown to mo. "
With this much of nn explanation Mr.
Anderson directed attention , to other
features. Ho wanted to bo told about Sheriff
Coburn's management ot the Jail , County
Clerk Roche's Ddlcial conduct , and wound up
by declaring that the now hospital is u
greater outrage than nny community ever
had perpetrated upon It.
"And it will bo worse yot. " ho continued ,
"If the institution alter being completed Is
managed as they have been talking about
having It managed. The cost will not ho leas
than $75,000 a year. " . .
When questioned , about the county draij
store , Mr. Anderson's reply was to the
effect that ho never had anything to do with
that concern. "It was running when I en-
tared the service of the county , it Is a schema
of O'Kt'elTe's , nnd is under his supervision.
You can say , however , that wo nro paying
$330 n month to n phyMcIan , when the law
suvs plainly wo shall not pay more than $200
a year. "
The fact that there is no mean * ) of keeping
a check ou the county treasurer is disturb
ing Mr. Anderson's mind , moro or less , nnd
ho la very anxious to have u system of tripli
cate receipts adopted.
A CASE OP BAD MEDICINE.
Additional Figures On tlio Coat of
"Tho county drug store exposure is caus
ing people to open their eyes und wonder
how long this loose management of county
affairs will bo allowed to continue. " A
heavy taxpayer made these remarks yesterday -
day morning and declared himself as being
very much disgusted nt the way things are
THE BEI : man discovered that in five years
there has been a much larger increase In the
expenditures for drugs und medicines than
can bo charged up to the expenses of any
The llgures show that In 1S84 $910.48 cov
ered all expense's attached to doctoring the
county poor. Last year , IbSS , the sum total
paid out was $3,743.l'S. '
In 1834 the drugs cost $339.43 , and the
physician r.eceivod as salary $001.
In 1333 the amount paid for drugs was
$3,442.98. while the physician's services
netted him $1,300.
This year the Increase Is still greater.
Counting what the cost will bo for medi
cines , $ J30 n month to doctors and the salary
of a druggist , and it is estimated that tlm fig
ures will run up iu the neighborhood of $5,000
It is further learnsd that Dr. Kcogh very
frequently sends proscriptions to outside
pharmacist ? , nnd frequentlyorders expensive
medicines. Bills for three Descriptions from
outside sources wcro handed to tbo county
clerk yesterday morning.
"As an example of his extravagance
It is Known that to procluco sloop
ho prescribes sulfonal , a drug put up in tablets -
lots that cost 15 cents each , it takes three
of those tablets to mnko a dose , which would
be 45 cents. Any druggist will toll you that
one cent's worth of morphine would answer
exactly the aamo purpose and be no more
dangerous to the patient. "
The following tabulated statement Is of in
terest , showing what tbo medicines for tho.
city and county poor costs :
Amount paid by Douglas county for drugs
and medical attendance for county poor :
> UmK Drugs Salaries of
City Poor. Poor Farm. 1'hyslclana. Total.
1884. . . mis t e eoi.oo g 010.43
IBM. . . 8K1.75 119.00 707.50 1.17(1.85 (
1SSO. . . ( H8.20 181.53 025 00 1.40I.7J
1837. . . 1,1.12.30 78.40 507.60 1.718.30
18Sa. . . 21178,33 Ml.00 1,300.00 3,742.98
A. GONXflA.OTtms * COMBINE.
It ia Rovunlcd In , tlio Suit of Wlialon
vs. Bronnan ,
A contractors' combine was rnvoalocl in a
peculiar way jestarday. The law office of
Gregory , Day & Day is In the Omaha Na
tional Bank building. Before Mr. Gregory ,
as referee , the causa of J. A. Whalen against
Ed J. Bronnan "and another" was being
argued. The men are well known local con
tractors , and at ono time worn partners.
Whalon withdrew and Hied a Dill in equity
for nn accounting , being satisfied that lie
wasn't getting his full share of the prollts.
The unknown Is T. P. Bronnnn , a brother of
Ed J. Brciman. An accounting was taken
and the proofs filed with Gregory.
This lirm held the contract for laying the
foundation for the old city hall. Tbo inato-
riul to DO used was Colorado sandstone , and
the contractors were to got the same from O.
D , Woodworth & Co. at 08 cents. Now It
happened that about this time Woodworth
nnd the lirm of T. P. Urcnnun & Co. were
competitors In bidding for publio work.
Brcnnan & Co. were awarded the city work.
Woodworth woat to Whalen , the moneyed
man in the Urui of lirommn & Co. , and of
fered to furnish tbo sandstone for the city
hall foundation at 40 cents if his competitors
would stop asldo und lot him have the publio
work. Woodworth got the street work and
hold nut 15,800 from the curbing contract to
pay for the sandstone lu the city hall base
ment. This amount Whalen claims from tbo
Bronnans. The argument closed yesterday
The Small Coal Doalcrs Are Hniil to
rtann tlm HenolH.
Mr. Squires , of Coutant & Squires , says
that the $100 license against which the small
coal dealers are raising so inauy objections
was not Intended as a "freeze-out" for tbo
small dealers , but was Intended as a protec
tion to every established coal dealer. A nuin-
borof grocers , druggists und other merchants
had been selling coal at their places of busl-
'ncss for largo coal linns und receiving a
commission for It , This had tbo tendency to
increase tbo price of coal.
There is uluo a class of men who buy coal
of the coal dealers at the regular price , and
make a prolit by selling it again at short
weight. The object of the $100 license waste
to drive both of tlioso classes of dealers out
of the business.
Mr. Squires said , further , that the email
coal dealers are bonellttoJ to a greater extent -
tent by It than the larger ones , nnd that tno
linn of which bo Is a , member paid the 1100
licoiiBo under protest.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
( Then Baby waa dci , tre gave fcer Castortx
When kh TIM a Child , aha criwl for CoatorU ,
Wiwn he became lUn , the clunf to Ourtaria ,
Wn ! i&o turf CUIdreo , * } > B g r tban Cutoria
A CLASHING OF INTERESTS ,
The Quarantine Proclamation With
hold Until Next Monday.
THUS THE GOVERNOR DECIDES.
Crafty Non-1'nrtUnns nt Work Sncro-
tnrjr Imws Correct ? nn Intcrrlnwur
Olllntt on the AnxlouB Scat
The New * Grist.
orTiraOMA.itA.Uus , )
1029 1 BTIIRET , V
LINCOLN , Julv 31.1
The governor was waited U ) > oii to-Jay by a
delegation of South Omaha p.ickorj in the
interests of the quarantine proclamation ,
promised from Lonn Pine hist week , but
which ns yet has not boon formally Issued.
E. A. Cudnuy represented Armour & Olid-
nliy , nnd Henry A. Medny George II. Ham
mond. & Co. Tlio povornor uvo these gon-
tlcmcu nn hour during the forenoon nnd
licnrd whnt they had to say patiently , but ho
declines to take nnmodlata action in the
matter because thora arc coiilllctlnc Inter
ests mid he proposes to go to tlio bottom of
tliom before waking the llnul order.
Oa next Monday , therefore ho announces
that ho will take such notion ns he may deem
the most Just. It nppoars that the Indicated
conlllctin ? inlorcsts are such that ho Is wnr-
rnntcd In deferring uctlon , but ho does not
cnro to make them public at this time. Dur
ing the Interim , however , It li learned tlwt
the practical order of quarantine remains In
force , nnd the shipment of any cattle Into the
state from the yards nt ICunais Oily will bo
punished to the letter of the law.
Status of n Statute.
It Is well understood that the statute au
thorizing the appointment of ono notary
public In each voting product of n county
for every 100 votes cast for governor ha <
boon roncalcJ , Supplemental to thn old
law , however , there was nn not passed that
1ms not been repealed , and it causes a count
less number of loiters of Inquiry to Hood the
ofllco of the secretary of stuto. Tlio law indi
cated Is that authorizing the presentation of
n copy of the session laws of the state to
every notary public possessing a certificate
of appointment on fllo In the various county
clerks' ofllccs. Tnoro are now over ten
thousand commissioned notaries public in
the state , and the state lawmakers
only authorized the publication of 0,000
copies of the session laws. By
uuttlng t\\o nnd two together It
can bo seen that the law must therefore
stand as a dead letter. Senator Connor , of
Kearney , introduced n bill last winter to re
peal the law authorizing the gift of n copy of
the session laws to notaries , but in some
manner it got lost in the shulllo and went the
way of many other Dills. It Is understood
that the secretary of state has made nn
equitable shipment of the session laws of 'SO
to the several county clerks of the state for
distribution , and ho can do nothing more ,
The demand upon county clerks bv notaries
for a copy of tlio session laws is therefore
useless and unjust , and an anneal to the
secretary of stuto can do no possible good.
A Corrector Corrected.
"Did ycu mean the purported interview
that appeared in an Omaha paper this morn
ing as a disclaimer so far as It related to
your candidacy for the governorship , " queried -
iod THE Bun representative of Secretary of
"I did not express myself ono way or the
other and I dla not intend to. The reporter
for the paper In question , however , was not
quito correct. I did not say to him that I
had ever been the owner of the Alma Boo ,
but I did say that I once owned the llopub-
lican Valley Sentinel , published at Orleans ,
nut that I sold it to Wehn te
Knight , and that they paid for
it. And , by the way , the" paper
died on thn hands of the party to whom they
in turn sold it. I never had any money in
terest in any other paper publhucd in the
state. Mow , as to my candidacy lor the gov
ernorship , I hava this to say : If the Alma
Bee is booming mo for governor , the paper
Is doing it without my knowledge or con
"You are not a candidate for governor ,
then ? "
"I never announced myself as such , nnd
have no reason to think at this time that I
will. You may print this as a disclaimer if
you wish to. "
ItcconlH at the Capitol ,
Tbo Bank of Grant , Perkins county , has
incorporated with an authorized capital
stock of $100,000 , one-Iourth of which Is
Pjild up. Business commences August 10.
Cashier , D. E. Gray ; assistant cashier , J.
The Bank of Oakland , of Oakland , has
been sold to Beckman & Co. of that place ,
ana the capital stock of the institution has
been increased to (100,000. It is learned
that tbo new firm is to take possession at
Tbo governor to-day roappomtod John T.
Speucor , of Dakota county , as a member of
the educational board of the Peru state nor
Tbo board of public lands and buildings
hold its rocular weekly meeting to-day.
Routine work alone was transacted. It was
decided , Uioucli , to visit the Hasting } asy
lum as a board to-morrow , nnd its members ,
Messrs. Hill , Losso , Laws and Stoln , will
leave for there on the morning train.
The state associate board of charities also
hold a meeting Friday in the oQlco of the
commissioner of public lands antl buildings.
Its minutes shown well nigh completed basis
for the successful operation of the Milford
Industrial homo. The full membership of
the committee wns in attendance.
Will Rule or lluln.
A number of the members of the "Repub
lican Non-Partisan Prohibitory league , " or
ganized to capture democrats and prohlbl-
bltlonists , mot in Lincoln a day or two ago ,
but were so quiet that the press failed to
catch them at the opportune time , but the
murder Is out. Among the members who
worn here wai W. S. KiiniUll , of Fntrflold |
ex-County Attorney McLonoy , of Olny
Center , nnd E , M. Corpoll , of He
bron. Other villages , cities and
town * were represented. Attorneys Kob-
blnt , Doty nnd Stewart and Sam I ) . Cox , of
the Call , were loading spirit * In the mooting ,
called for the special purpose of taking tbo
Initiatory stops for the Introduction of n
strong prohibitory plank In the republican
platform nt , the coming state convention , niul
it Is learned that it Is ready to bo sprung
wliou the time comos. As n prominent Lin
coln republican put It to-day , "thoro Is a
strong following going into the convention
ou the rule or rula plan. "
Supreme Court Cnsos.
The following coses were filed toe trial la
tlio supreme court to-day :
Thonins Cov vs Christian Miller , error
from Pnolps county.
Crane Bros' . Manufacturing company vs
A. J. WeaVer ot ul ; appeal from Hull county.
Lincoln Itrick and Tito works ot nl vs
Cyrus M , Hall ; error from Lancaster
Crauo Hros1. Manufacturing company vs
A. H. Darker ot nl ; appeal from Hall
Iln vine IMnn Strike.
Thirty of Buckstaff .fe Stout's U street
paving gang struck to-day , Unjust dlxcrlm-
inatlon In alleged to have boon the cause.
The striking workmen state that nome ot
their follows rccoivod $1.75 per day , whereas
they received but $1.50. Equality of wages
or n strike was the word , nnd the foreman
chose to let the dissatisfied in on strike.
Trouble was feared this afternoon when a
lot of bo\ " were running to supply their
place * . If the men return to work it Is stated
it will bo'at the old wages ,
City MOWN nnd Notes.
Hon. Thoma * Cnrr , of Sow.ml. ncootn-
paulcd by his daughters , the Misses Jonnlo
and Maria , nnd Miss Gertrude Adams , otSt.
Louis , were guests of Attorney General
Hon. O. W. Moshor has returned from Ills
trip to Manltou , Colorado Springs nnd other
points of interest in Colorado. Ho was no-
cumpanlcd by his wife and children and en
joyed u most pleasant outing.
Secretary Garbor , of the state board of
transportation , is seriously ill , and Is con-
lined to hid rooms In the Loadwtth block.
Ho did not po to Hod Cloud as reported by
some of to-day's papers.
Deputy Commissioner Carter nnd family
returned homo from Long Pine to-day , They
attended the entire session ot tlio Clmu-
taun.ua assembly there vnd enjoyed a very
pleasant vacation. Mr. Carter is now at Im
desk In the stuto commissioner's office.
The trial of Gllk-tt. the alleged adulterer ,
has been postponed until August 5.
W. C. Austin has boon appointed uost-
master at West Lincoln.
Ed Burch , of Beatrice , Dak. , Is In the city.
IjITlGATlQN AND LA.W.
A Hotel Man Wnnts ijU.BOO-TUo Injunction -
junction CURD Postponed.
In a potitlou filed by Reuben Forbes
against S. C. Shcpard It is related that on
January 1 last thcso two entered into au
agreement whereby plaintiff leased from
defendant n lot and building In Kountzo &
Ruth's addition , where ho proposed to keen
a notol. The lease was made to run ono year
at a rental value of $200 per month , payable
In advance , Forbes lurtnor alleges that
Shcpard represented to him falsely that < ho
house contained thirty sleeping rooms , par
lor , ofllco , kitchen and basement , laundry
outfit , all lu good condition. Ou the other
hand , says plaintiff , everything wat topsy
turvy ; gas and sewer connections wcro
imperfect , which was subsequently the
chief cause for much damage to supplies.
By reason of thcso conditious ho claims to
have ueen damaged to the extent of $1,500 ,
and usics the court to give him Judgment for
The application of the motor company for
a restraining order ngainst the street rail
way company in Soutli Omaha was sot down
for hoaringyosterday.but was continued until
Saturday at JO o'clock , for tlio reason that
Mr. Webster , attorney toe the defendant , is
unpaired at South Ouiaha. Ho uud Gunoral
Cowin thorufoio iiled a stipulation of post
For the purpose of aliening up nnaw the
case of Fredrick B. Lowe against John P.
Holfonstoiti , Stephen J. Gore , Thomas J.
Slaughter and Charles S. Ionizing , Mr.
Coval has filed his petition accompanied by
affidavits from all thcso defendants denying
that Lowe is the owner of luls 5 and U , in
block 3 , Idlowlld addition , or that ho has any
title thereto by virtue of a regular und per
fect chain of conveyances from Robert
Shields. They claim ownership through the
purchase at a sheriff's said made November ,
25 , 1857 , to satisfy an attachment. This Is
another of the many suits now pending
Judge Dundv made an order yostordy In
the ease of Almondorf , Wutto & Co. vs
James S. McAIcer ot al. , which was brought
to foreclose a mortgage. The order awards
the plaintiff $5,1)00 ) with interest , and directs
that the elevators at Uuadillu and Duabar
bo sold to satisfy the claim.
An order was Issued in the case of Delaney
vs the Nebraska Tile and Pottery company ,
allowing the stockholders to bccoaio party
Henry Seaman , of Tcoutnsoh , was arrested
by Deputy United Stales Marshal Wright
nnd brought to the city yostor Jus for Belling
liquor without a license. Ho V-a arraigned
before Judge Duudy and gov * bail for his
appearanuu at the NovoinV tm of couit.
Revenue Collcctie- for July ,
The following collections for the month of
July are reported In the ofllco of the collcu-
tor of internal rcvcuuo :
Penalties . S 290.73
Beer stamps . lSai0.07
Spirit stamps . 17.1,07480
Cigar stumps . 5.131)00
Tobacco stamps . 221.12
Special tax . 4,857 17
Total . 120.3,020.18 ,
Approved the Itond.
Judge Dundy approved the ofllaml bond
yesterday of Chatles Cornell , who has
been appointed register of the land ofllco at
on SWINO TOIL A ft ft use
'iTHour IN JURY To Tut.
All hands want Pearline it's handy
Enables one pair of hantls to do the work of several ;
millions of hands use it ; millions more v/ill when they
learn its value.
You can read , write , sew , wash dishes , prepare the meals ,
care for the baby with your two hands , while Pearline
is washing the clothes for you almost without the aid of
hands. It's harmless ; cannot hurt most delicate of hands
or fabrics ; most delightful for washing the hands. It saves
your hands one-half the work in house-cleaning in fact ,
when your hands have anything to wash or clean , you
will find sooner or later that Pyle's Pearline is the best
thing known with which to do it.
Many Aandt MO tmjnjjed in peddling imitations of
Beware I'earllne or good , which they claim to be " a * cowl
' . " ' ' .
M I'curlme. IT'S VALSB-1'earlincis not peddled.
All ( fewer * ftanilft i'culU * . u JAMEb I'VLK , Now Ycik.
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