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* THE OMAHA DAILY , BEE : TUESDAY , AUGUST 20 , 1889.
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[ SRAU ] N.I' . I'-KIU Notary rublla
SlNCH the discovery of natural son
in Colorado , Denver's population hz
PlUiNO a load of buckshot blind !
into the county commissioners won't d (
shot is too scattering.
TinirtE Is already a polishing c
armor and a brushing of plumes b
eager aspirants in the Second. conpros
JAY GOULOandtho postmaster goi
oral mot a day or two asjo. EH Perltin
was referee and solo witness. Ho won
say what they talked about , but probe
bly they "Wanamakor deal on rates.
THK North Dakota convention ha
provided that county officers shall b
paid salaries and not foes. This is
departure from the rule in most state
and its effects will bo watched with ii
AND now it transpires that the r
Ijortdd'loss by the fire at Spokane Pal
was greatly exaggerated. Prom twent
million dollars , as first reported , tl
amount , has dropped to three millioi
and a half.
IT appears that Omaha is a refuge f (
Missouri prize lighters. These men c
muscle would receive bettor trcatmci
in their state than they will hero
they fall into the hands of the crin
AN institution calling Itself the P <
litfcal Progressive club has been orgat
ized in'Omaha. The name shows groi
judgment in not designating whothe
the progress is to bo amdo in monoj
getting or ofllcb-seoking.
TnECouncil Bluffs board of trade wi
visit Denver the latter part of th
month , and according to the papers th
western city will tender a cordial wo
come to the , visitors. Western peop'
are noted for their hospitality.
AN American syndicate which hi
taken tno contract to build railways i
, Chlll coating twenty million dollars- ;
buying its rails in Berlin. There
something wrong in this which Amo
ican'ral manufacturers should pn
coed to correct.
THK largo amount of paving yet to I
done this year should have a to ml OIK
tq accelerate the movement of contrai
tors. Pavement laid after the earl
becomes frozen does not meet the r
quiromonts and will bo rejected by tl
board of public works.
THKIIE is to be a new bridge bui
across the Missouri at Kansas Citi
Twenty years ago it was thought Impo
siblo to span this river , but now thei
are not loss than eight bridges aero
the stream. Civil engineering in the ;
days is a marvel which overcomes ovoi
obstacle aa it presents itself.
IT is rouorlod by Now York papo
that Ctmurcoy M. Dopow has grov
- tired of the railroad business and wl
resign the presidency of the Vando
bltro'ids | ' jn order to devote himself I
politics. To a casual observer it dot
not appear that Mr. Depow's rallroi
1 duties interfere seriously with his p
> liticol pursuits.
THK state department may bo able 1
collect interesting testimony throug
our consuls abroad respecting the vnli
of lions , mortgages and tlio colloctlo
of debts in Eurauoun countries. But
is dllllcult to see how this iuformatic
is going to help the farmers of th
country to pay off their mortgages i
the monay-londors of Boston and Nc
AT last it Is olllclally announced tht
the Johnstow.n relief fund , amouutin
to over a million and a halt , has boa
distributed by the commission appolnti
by the governor of Pennsylvania ,
will , however , strike the thousands
contributors to the fund thut the proco
by which the commission has carrk
out its task of relief is anything b
business like , Of course there arc o
cusoa and explanations for the lor
delay. But , to say the least , it is an
thing but commendable for the coi
mission to hold back this money frc
the people justly outltlod to it ful
three mouths after It lias boon su
ecrlbed to roUovo suffering and want.
MASSACHUSETTS HIOU LICENSE
Massachusetts , whoso people a foi
months ago defeated constitutional pro
titbtUon by nn overwhelming majority
adds its testimony to tlio good result
of the operation of high license. Th
Massachusetts local option , restrictive
ilgh license law wont into effect Ma
1 , and in its general .provisions it i
ono of the most rigid acts of the kini
n the United States. It has boo
strictly enforced , nnd the result
n sixteen license cities are in
.oresting and instructive. It i
shown by official figures thn
ilio aggregate number of saloons i
these cities has decreased nearly slxt
[ ) or cent , while the revenue obtalne
lias very materially incrcnsod. Las
year the sixteen cities contained a ( e <
moro than three thousand saloons
about one-half of which were in Bostor
and they paid into the public troosuric
a little over ono million dollars. A
present these cities have but a few mot
than twelve hundred saloons , whic
have contributed to the public rovonut
a million nnd a half dollars.
The significance of Boston's oxpoi
ionco with the new law is cspcciall
striking. It is stated that since th
law wont into operation whole streets i
Boston have changed their charactc
for the bettor , and places which wet
formerly the refuge of the worst oh
monts of the city's ' population no longc
exist. In this and the other cities th
licensed liquor sellers very general !
carefully conform to the requirement
of the law as to selling to intoxicate
persons and minors , closing at the spot
Ifiod hour , nnd on Sunday , nnd other in
portnnt provisions , and the olTcct :
that there is far loss drunket
ness soon than formerly. Excor ,
in two or thrco of those citie
whore the temperance sentiment is r
its lowest point , in tlio state , the poUc
concur in slating that it has never be
fore been so easy a matter to keep o
fcctlvo watch of the saloons. The la
is evaded by some of the least roputabl
hotel keepers , but the better class hnv
for two or throe months refused to son
liquors or wines except to actual guest
and thentonly in their rooms. The soi
rotary of' the Boston law and ordt
league states that it is now' ' impossibl
to llnd a saloon open in that city o
Sunday , and the sarao is true of all bt
two or three of the other cities.
The Boston Advertiser says the law
proving the most successful oxporimoi
over entered upon by the people <
Massachusetts in their endeavors I
cope with the liquor trallle. Statistic
relative to tlio increase or doorcase i
drunkenness it is impossible to obtai
at present , but it has boon cloarl
demonstrated that the law has groatl
restricted the sale of liquor and worke
a most important reform in the condui
of licensed saloons. A noteworthy fa <
is that no actual opposition to the la
is developed anywhere , even the 02
tromo temperance leaders showing
disposition to give the law a fair trii
in this respect , setting a commendabl
oxamnlo to such loaders in other state
having high liconso. In all respoc
the testimony supplied by the thrc
months' experience of Massachusot
with its local option , high license la
will bo in the highest degree satisftv
tory to the friends everywhere of tin
policy , and is a very striking and sul
stantial argument in its support.
CARLISLE IN MEXICO.
The distinguished attention which i
being shown ox-Speakor Carlisle I
Mexico will bo gratifying to the ontir
American people. It is a roassurin ;
evidence of the friendly regard of th
authorities and people of Mexico fo
the people 'of the tjnitod States , and i
ia alike our interest and theirs that thi
spirit should be encouraged and cult
vatod. Mr. Carlisle is worthy of th
consideration that is being extended i
him. Ho is u reprcsentativo America
citizen , who as speaker of th
house of representatives , three time
chosen , illlod honorably a positio
of dignity and power second in irapor
anco and responsibility only to that (
the presidency. Regardless of politic
differences , all fair-minded men wi
concede to Mr. Carlisle a high order <
ability , candor and fairness in the di
cussion of political issues , a just and n <
equate appreciation of the duties ar
obligations of olfcial position , and ut
questionable patriotism. The attont'o
shown him in the neighboring ropubli
is more than a personal compl
merit. The courtesy extends to a
his countrymen , and the splr
that prompts it will bo reciprocated 1
ail of them.
The intercourse of Mr. Carlisle wit :
the statesmen and people of Mexlc
ought to bo productive of good result
It ought to do much to give the Mox
can people a hotter impression tha
they perhaps have regarding the teeing
ing and disposition of the United Stati
respecting the rotations that shou !
subsist between the two republic
Thcro is reason to believe that 01
neighbors are somewhat distrustful i
usand perhaps not entirely without rei
sou. The earnest disposition shown I
Mexico within recent years , and parti
ularly since the Diaz administrate
came in , to cultivate closer trade rol ;
tions with the United States , has m
boon mot by this country in a way
encourage the Mexicans to believe th |
wo are particularly solicitous to oxter
our commerce in that direction. Wit
the oxcaptlon of a moro liberal arrang
inont for the transmission of tnorchn
disc by mail between the two conn trio
the United States has not for yea
done anything to promote bott <
commercial relations between the tv
countries. There Is an nltogothi
groundless fochng in Mexico , also , th
this country covets a portion of her to
ritory , and that thoro. is a largo uumbi
of people here who seriously hope fi
the conquest of Mexico at some pork
in the not remote future. Ono of h
most prominent statesmen diacussi
this matter some months ago in i
American magazine , with a view
showing the American people that th
should allow Mexico to remain a sist
republic. What Mr. Carlisle has t
ready said to the Mexican po
pie waa designed to die
buao their minds of su >
erroneous impressions and to assu
them of the friendly fooling and doslr
of the American people. In this ho re
fleeted the nearly universal sontimon
of his countrymen.
The extension of the trade of th
United States with nil American cour
trios is a growing necessity , and Mos
ice offcrod a field hardly loss valuabl
than than that of any other of thos
countries , She Is favorably disposed t
cultivate bolter business relations wit
us , and wo should glvo all proper 011
courngomont to that disposition
remembering that there is a tr <
tnomlous competition for the trade <
Mexico which will ho overcome only h
a very liberal policy on our pari
England , Germany nnd Franco are actively
ivoly contesting for commercial sunrou
aoy in Mexico , nnd these will fight vlf
orously every effort looking to the or
largomont of tlio commerce botwoo
the United States and Mexico. Thi
formidable opposition will not bo oasil
overcome , but the visit to Mexico of
prominent a representative of this coui
try as Mr. Carlisle , although simply r
a private citizen , can hardly fail to hav
n favorable o fleet.
HOW 'JO INVESTIGATE.
The board of police commlBsionoi
have given out to the reporters of th
press that their functions are judicii
and therefore they cannot properly 01
tor upon the investigation of charge
against the members of the police fore
or lire department unless complaint
lilcd in duo form in writing by some re
This assumption on the part of tli
commission is not woll-groundodl Th
police commission is an executive bed ;
It has the power to npnoint an
dismiss any member of the polk
force from the chief down 1
patrolman. In the _ discharge <
those executives functions they inc
dentally are clothed with powc
to investigate the conduct of their ni
pointcos , nnd to send for persons an
papers that will enable thorn to ascoi
tain what , if any , abuses may exist i
the department over which they hav
When sitting as a board of inqulr
the commission does , in a measure , on ]
exercise judicial powers , but its ii
qulrios are not circumscribed by an
rules of a court of law. They have
right to nsk any question they pleas
and draw out of any witness whntovt :
information ho may possess , whether
be of his own knowledge or by hearsa ;
Like liny court of inquiry the commissio
is expected to go to the bottom of tli
subject or complaint , regard'essof tecl
nicalitios or lawyers' quibbles. An
other procedure would bo a farce. Th
conduct of a member of the police c
fire department cannot bo properly in
vestigated if the cede of criminal pn
codure is to be enforced in the inquir ;
The officer may not bo guilty of a crimi
or even a misdemeanor , and yet h
conduct may bo such as to render hii
unlit for the proper exercise of polic
It is simply preposterous for the con-
mission to demand that specif !
charges shall bo filed again :
individual policemen whencvc
abuses are complained of throug
the press. It is the business of liv
newspapers to publish the news. It i
the duty of editors to expose and d <
nouuco abuses of official authority an
call attention of officials to the miscon
duct of subordinates. It is nol the dut
or province of editors to file complaint
against anybody who bdtrays a nubl
trust or oversteps the bounds of h
authority as an official. Editors are m
public prosecutors , nor are they o :
pectod to go before courts , coinmii
sioners and city councils as sucl
They may bo cited before courts i
capacity of witnesses and required 1
produce proofs of their allegations , bi
they are not expected to bo liuitod t
giving facts only that are within tli
range of personal knowledge. Edltoi
and reporters cannot bo on the sp <
whenever a policeman transgresses tl
rules or commits an unwarranted assaul
If the commission expects to wait unt
editors prefer charges in person the
will only convince the public that the
are either trying to shirk a respons
bility or do not consider the abuses con
plained of as deserving attention at the :
King Humbert of Italy honored hi it
self moro than ho did Thomaa A. Ed
son in presenting the distinguish !
electrician with an insignia that cat
rios with it the title of count. It is n <
at all likely that the eminent apostle c
science , who is ono of the most mode ;
and unpretentious of men , will ov <
employ the empty title as a prolix. /
an American citizen , proud of his n :
tiunality , ho doubtless has as littl
respect for foreign titles as the gron
majority of his intelligent coui
trymon , nnd as plain Mr. Ed
son his fame is as seem
as it would bo if he permitted hunso
to bo called Count Edison posibl
moro so , just as the world thinks bottt
of Mr. Gladstone for having declined
title , But in tlio way of kings , Ilur.
bert has shown in the strongest way 1
could , his appreciation of the grei
achievements of the distlnguishc
American eloctrioian , and from th
point of view the presentation Is to 1
regarded as a marked honor.
This circumstance suggests the fa
that Edison has saved the America
exhibit at the Paris exposition froi
being an almost complete failure. N'
only is his electrical exhibit the fine
over made , but It is said to bo by far tl
most attractive feature of the expo :
tion , getting moro attention both fro
the general visitors and from scientil
investigators than any other , and wit
out it the American portion of the o
position would bo of lUtlo , consequonc
Thus Thomas A. Edison has done
very great service for his country , at :
undoubtedly the knowledge of this , at
ol the fact that it is duly appreciate
by hia countrymen , is vastly moro gral
tying to him than would bo the 1 >
etowal of a score of titles from as mat
of the potentates of Europo.
Tim negotiations with the Cher
keos of the Indian territory for tl
opening of the Cherokee strip has hoi
deferred until the first of Octoberwin
the terms as proposed by the gover
went will bo laid before the Chorok
congross. ThQ task before the com
missioners la of a far different oharnc
tor from that pursued by the Sioux com
mission. The Cherokees nro by n
monns savages or half clvlllzod. The (
are to nil intent nnd purpose equally n
intelligent as white men. They Imv
n regularly constituted government
constitution , congress , courts nu
officials modelled after the go\
ornmont of the United states
The negotiations for the sal
of their lands will consequently pas
through constitutional and legal motli
ods before they can bo ratified or re
jocted. In other words , the Unlto
Statca stand in very much the naino re
lation to the Chorokcos and Choctaw
of the Indlnn territory na this countr ,
would stand to Mexico or Canada i
treating for n cession of territory by pui
chnso. Under such circumstances th
government cannot proceed in nn nrb !
trary manner against these Indian
should they reject the propo :
als. Treaties oxlst between th
government and the Indian
which can neither bo violated no
set aside by the commission or by cor
gross without reflecting seriously on th
nation's ' honor. The imlouondonco c
the Chcrokccs , their wealth and the !
disinclination to part with their land
demand the greatest diplomacy in tron
ing with them. Unless they can li
mudo to see that the opening ot th
Cherokee strip will bn to their advani
ago politically and materially , it is no
likely they will bo in a hurry to accept
copt the government's terms of pui
THK rich iron deposits known to oxis
in Wyoming and Colorado have re
colved some attention of late from onsl
orn capitalists. This region , however
is still comparatively unknown , an
mining operators are unacquaintci
with the great possibilities awaitingdc
voloptncnt. The iron industries of th
west are in about the same stage of dc
vclopmont as the mines of northern Al
nbama were ton years ago. Now alarg
amount of capital is invested in All
bama's iron mines and continues t
pour in so long as the resources of thn
country promise so well. However , i
is merely a question of a short timi
when the iron deposits of the Rock ;
mountains will be converted into pi |
iron , and that will come with the ini
proved methods of transportation troi
the mines to the smelters.
THE department ot the Plattc , as wel
as the citizens of Omaha- , who wore for
tunnto enough to make the acquaini
anco of Adjutant General Breck , wi :
regret the 'transfer of that gallan
soldier to Washington. His residenc
in this citysinco 1885 has made hit
many friendsxin this community wh
wish him success in the now duties dc
volviug upo& hiin at iho nationu
capital. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
THE Wyoming board of cqualizatio
has finished its work and has rcturne
a total property valuation in the terri
tory of 831.-i : l,000 as against & ! 3,000,0J (
for 1888. The decrease is said to bo du
to heavy failures and a partial witl
drawal of capital from the devolopmoti
of coal and oil fields. Wyoming wi !
have to make a better showing or it
statehood will bo deferred for a trreatc
period than its citizens desire.
Gotham's Miserly Millionaires.
TCvory one of New York's prominent ric
men manifests a burning dcslro to giv
toward the world's fair Just what his brottu
millionaires give. Ills brother millionaire
don't give anything.
Xo Fill a LOIIK Kelt Want.
Dr. Hammond uuid that tie had receive
hundreds of letters which developed a r <
mar'tablo state of popular idiocy. Now , wl
Dr. Hammond kindly develop a mind elix
for the groping public ?
Tlio Power Kehini ! the President.
It Is not regarded as good politics for tt
president not to kiss all the babies , but
should bo rombarcd that Mr. Harrison is ui
der the tyramcal rule of Baby McKee , wl
U jealous of crandpa's attentions.
An . ( Jnnonsfliius Tirbnto.
St. 7/oufs Globe-Democrat ,
The Atlanta domocraU who burned Pos
master Lewis m efllgy were obliged to d
honor to his patriotism and gallantry , no
withstanding their prejudice ngamst him , h
making their cfugy a one-armed altalr , I
recognition of the fact that ho lost an arm i
the union service.
material for Puritan Bonfires.
With voodooism spreading lu the soul
and hypnotism and miraculous mind reai
ings and various other psychological "lam
business" reported everywhere else , ono co
not but muse on the fun our puritan for
fathers would have had with burning bi
these things happed m good old colony day
The liPHRon of the Elcxlr.
St. Lnutt ttepiMIc ,
After a few weeks more of oyperlmontir.
with essence of Iamb , pg ! ana do ? , poopl
will settle back into tba conclusion that
they behave thouiseivos they will live
long as they are entitled to on the plan
the pool who sting1 :
I oat whoa.l'ra hungry ;
I drink wl\on \ I'm dry ;
If a limb dpit't ' fall on mo
I'll Iivd-tlll I die.
It Is not generally known that Mr , Gin
stone has only three lingers on his loft ban
The index flnffOr was shot off , forty-sovi
years ago , b an'accident In the huntii
field. i ,
Mr , Spreekols trusts tlio supar beet to bo
the sugar trust'If , ; ) io can convince farmoi
of lu growing importance.
George Green , * ! a prominent politician
Brooklyn , has been driven Insane by the u
remitting Importunities of oftlccseckors.
George Slosson , the billiard export. BI ; ;
billiard balls are the best weather prophe
in the world. This is because they got ti
from straight cues ,
The Hon , LevI P , Morton , of Now Yor
has almost entirely disappeared from pub !
life and from the notice of the nowspapo
since ho was made vice-president.
Commissioner Tanner wants one Carlsta
Kxel restored as chtof examiner in the pe
sion onlca. So close nn approach to christh
excellence should ba respected.
"tha nltrata " h
Colonel North , king ,
been Invited by the inhabitants of his natf
town to contest the seat now held In parli
meut Dy Herbert Gladstone ut tha Ural o
"Mayor Grant's man , " says too Now Vo
Sun , "Is burdened with loiters from nppll
c uiU. " They ro not nnpllcants for space I
the world's fair , however , but for position
of honor nnd pront especially profit.
Robert aarrott , so IOIIR In the direction o
the nffftlM of the great Baltimore ft Oln
railroad company nnd ether Important bust
ness enterprises , has boon so nenrly restore
to hln former ? oed health that his cloa
frloiuls regard him as a fully well man ngait
Alien W. Thunnnn has become , dlscour
nRcd , mid says that his nnmo will not bo pit
scnled to tlio Ohio convention as ncandldnt
for governor. As his name wa all ho eve
hnd In the canvass , young Mr. Thurma
may bo considered entirely out of the race
Tors Masada , n Japanese civil enRlnooi
who was sent to Heidelberg university to b
educntod In modern sciences , has by order c
his government como to this country for ol
aerviition mid practical experience , llo wil
also Improve the opportunity to look nbou
for n United States wife.
General Thomas J. Morgan was n gnllan
soldier. Ho entered the army as a pnvat
In the Twentieth Indiana , President Harrl
. 'oil's regiment , mid rose to the rank of col
onol. Ho saved the day for General Shei
innn ntltusacn , and was Immediately brevet
ted briffiullor general. Slneo the war ho ha
boon eh Icily engaged In educational work I
Now York , Nebraska , Illinois nnd Uhod
Island , and resigned the presidency of th
Uhodo Island atato normal school to acccp
the position of commissioner of India :
affairs , tendered him by President Hnrrlsor
The king of Holland Is said to have be
pulled the tedium of his recent Illness b ,
fooling his physician. Ho xvould cxagRorat
slight symptoms or describe mythical sonsr
tions ami then enjoy the learned cxplanc
tions of the doctors , who afterward dis
covered the truth. They will Joubtlos :
make ut least a fee bill ultampt to get bite
Senator Hear has cotno squarely out fo
woman suffrage In the no\v states. Ho dc
clarcs that "nuarly a hmlorlty of tno Unite
Status sotiato favor woman suffrage. O
these opposed to It , ninny have commlttc
themselves to the doctrine that the matte
should hi ) left to the control of the atatt
President Harrison , us is well-known , vote
while in the senate to submit n woman sul
frngu amendment to the states , or paired o
STATE AN1 > TUUUITOUV.
Nebraska Jottlntr *
Exeter citizens want the corporate limit
of the village extended.
The Cumlng county court house ut Wes
Point is now lighted by electricity.
The Washington county non-partlsa1
amendment luaguo will meet at Blair Sop
The contract has been lot for building tin
now Lutheran church at David City. It wil
The DOW Swedish Baptist church a
Mead will bo dedicated the second Suuda1
The onterprizing citizens of Arcadia havi
sent a representative to the eastern states t <
advertise that city.
The postmaster at Grcshatn has been noti
lied that thu money order system will be es
tablished there October 1.
Five prisoners escaped from the Uodgi
county jail by digging through a brick wal
where llvo others escaped last Juno.
Frank Smith , of Hay Springs , had hi
shoulder blade broken by being thrown fron
his horse , which stopped into a badger hole
H. B. Smith , of Newport , is making bit
money raising cucumbers for the seed
which ho sells to nn eastern wholesale seei
The Sherman county teachers' institute i
being held this week at Loup City , for whicl
a varied and interesting programme has
The sports at NeliRl ) are endeavoring t <
raise the necessary funds to oltur purses fo :
horse races ut the fair grounds the last Sat
urdiiy in every month.
Many Nebraskans who served In the Sev
enty-third Illinois volunteer infantry will b (
interested in the announcement that the thin
minimi reunion of that regiment will be holi
at Fail-mount , Vcrmilliou countv , I1L , Octo
ber 8 , 9 and 10.
A deer was killed in a cornfield near Gen
eva the other day after considerable skit
mlshinir by several hunters. It proved to bi
a buck about three years old and was di
vided among the few who gave chase. Nc
deer has been seen in this part of the coun
try for years.
Iowa leu ins.
The Muscatino fruit growers have a ship
The State Beo-Koopors association meet
in DCS Moiucs next month.
The Congregational church at Marshall
town has raised $4,000 for repairs.
Dr. Dungan , professor of bible history ir
Drake university , has gone on a threi
months' trip to the holy land.
Prof. N. S. Slaughter , of New Jersey , lini
been elected professor of the preparatory de
partmcut of the Iowa college.
An eleven-year-old ICeokuk youth celebrated
brated his return Irom the reform sclioo
by hiring a horse and buggy uud trying t
sell the rig for $20.
The Fiiiglor miners raised a purse of 810
for Mrs. Shaw , tiio wife of u miner who wa
recently killed , and she lias gone to ICansa
to make her homo with her parents.
Everything is in readiness for the oxposl
tion and fair at the Crestoa blue grass pal
ace , and the prospects for success are highl' '
Haltering. The exhibition opens on the ! &i
and continues until September7.
While digging a sewer at Dubuque work
men unearthed a buffalo skull and horns. I
is thought that the remains nro these of on
of a herd of twenty buffalos belonging t
Dan Rice's circus and which jumped oft i
boat In the slough about forty years ago am
The long pending suit of the Muscntlm
Lumber company against the Chicago , llocl
Island < fc Pacific railroad for $40,000 damage
in cense < iuenca of the great tire which destroyed
stroyed the complainant's mill , has llnall ,
been dismissed , tbo Dailies having effcctoi
an amicable adjustment.
F'ranlc Hogan and William Davis , two oir
ployes in the Baker pocking house at Ot
tumwa , engaged in a quarrel and Hcgai
struck Davis with a board. Davis starte
to run and stumbled over a steve and full
Whsn ho was picked up ho was dead. Th
doctor said the blow could not have klllo
him and that heart disease took him off ,
John Knight , forty-live years old and
prominent church member of Poinoroy , 1m
aoraotbinjf to trouble his mind. His pronart
has been attacked by Miss Carrlo Lundgro
to recover damages to her reputation and fo
tlio support of her unborn child , Carrie wu
a domestic In the family of Knight'who i ;
duced liur to join his church and spread h
net with such care that she fell a victim 1
his Boductlvo art.
Thcra are 073 practicing physicians In Su
The receipts of the , Seattle land ofllco ft
July were $0,000,000 ,
The total expenses of tuo late Idaho co
stitutional convention were S37G'J0.71. '
Knougn land has been sold in Nevada n
centlv to glvo the BOhool fund $9,000 intere
Logger Evans , of Aberdeen , Wash , , cut
pine trco last week thut scaled 17,000 fo
Moro than a million sheep are uow feeIng
Ing between Fish lake aud tha Uosckuti
river in Oregon.
Cuitor county , Montana , Is tbo large ;
Children Cry for Pitehor's Casioria
tTlieo Baby wu elei , if a gore her CtotorU.
When aha WM a Child , nho cri d for Cutoria ,
\7i n ihe became Mli , ebe clung to Cutoria ,
WHo Blu tuu ? Children , oho gave them Ourtorta
county in the United States. It contains
13.509,020 acres nnd Is 150 miles long and 123
Juiljo Knowlo , of Silver How , Is roRnrdod
an the probable candjdato of the republicans
for cither governor or attorney general ol
A man nnmod Pagan , who refused to leave
Truckoo when ordered to do so by the cttl.
con * , w.14 tarred and fo.ithorocl the ether
night nnd aont on on the train to Sacramento -
With 124,000 acres of whoitt. Wnlln Wnllo ,
Wash. , will hive u harvest this year at even
the low ncroago of twenty bushels nn norn.
of ! 3,40fl,000 bushels. At the present prlco ot
wheat this would bo worth n mllllou and a
SnnU Cruz , Gal. , Is wild with excitement ,
nnd the Sunlit Cruz small bov. nnd the Santa
Oruz uport , nnd thd Santa Crnr. shot nro nil
talking about Hit ) wild man In the woods
with a good deal of apprehension. It is true-
there Is n "wild man" In the woods. A sort
of horrlblu man , About six foot six Inches In
lilpht , dlnphanously arrayed and armed with
u stout olub. Tlilt man has boon soon by
.teamsters nnd others , and ho attacked and
almost killed nu unfortunate woodsman.
There nro lots of thoorloi about him. Ono
Is that hs escaped from the insane asylum nt
Apnaws nnd that ho will have to ba shot be
fore ho can bo captured ,
HU IN R 0 THK VoST.M AST 13 U.
A C3tunllliiu Dnituly Stonli Over Six
Hu.VTixnnuno , Iml. , Aujtust 19. fSpcclnl
Telegram to TUB Unn. ] The defalcation in
Hoouvillo postolUco approximates 8,500. The
United Slates Inspector has completed bis
investigation and the bondsmen have settled.
up. William 13. Denny , the defaulting assist
ant postmaster , took 800U of Postmaster
Swim's undrawn salary. Mr. Swlnt Is edi
tor of the Hoonvlllo Enquirer , n money ,
making democratic paper. Swlnt , on no-
cnunt of Ill-health , loft the entire manage
inont of the postonico to Denny. Denny liaj
not made a report to the government for
twenty-one weeks. This neglect brought
about the investigation. Denny's robbery
has completely mined Postmaster Swlnt ,
who turned over to the bondsmen Ills paper
and all his property except his household
furniture. Denny was a crazy gambler ,
completely Infatuated with thn game. Ilo
mudo nightly visits vo Evansville and gambled -
bled the nlcht away. Ito was a vay , rolIMk-
ing fellow , extravagant nnd reckless but ,
was so jovial that he made many friends.
Denny loft in Hoonvllle about SIOOO in
unpaid debts. Government detectives are
on his track- , but it Is doubtful it tuo em
bezzler will bo caught.
UNCljK JOSH 1'LiA.YB FAUO.
Den man Thompson Snld to Have
Gambled With Disastrous HcnultR.
NKW Yonic , August 19. 1 Special Tele
gram to Tnr. BUB. ] "Donman Thompson has
lost $103,000 at .faro during the summer. "
This was the big topic yesterday among
theatrical crosslps , nnd It kept them busy.
Thompson made $120,000 last season at the
Academyof Music. When the season closed
ho had a round hundred thousand in the Bank
of tbo Metropolis. Instead of going to
his place at Swansea ho remained in town.nna
to matio up for the excitement , of the theater
took to that of the green cloth. Ho got lu
with a syndicate of gamblers who run an es
tablislimont nt 818 Broadway , and at various
times since the llrst of Mav , parted with all
his money. Thompson's manager , Gilmore ,
denies the report , saying that Ttiompson has
no money In his own name. His earnings
were pivon to his wife regularly every week
and she kept nn account at the Bank of the
Metropolis. She drew out the mouey to pay
the company nnd meet the regular expenses
of business , nnd it would be Impossible for
bor husband to lose n large amount of money
without her consent and connivance.
He Is Bald to bo After the Scnatorship
SrniNnFiKi.n , 111. , August 14. [ Special
Telegram to TH.E Bnn.J Colonel William
B. Morrison is in Springfield. This is his
first visit to the state capital since the
memorable light of four years ago , in which
General Logan won. Colonel Morrison's
visit is believed to have political significance.
During the day ho was called upon at the
Letand hotel by a largo number of promi
nent democrats of Springfield. It was no
ticed that his visitors were nil
anti-Palmer men. Colonel Morrison is not
at all pleased with the candidacy of General
Palmer for the United Stales senate , lie is ,
in fact , inclined to help nip in the bud
Palmer's senatorial ambition. It is intimated
thut the ex-congresauiau has an eye on the
One of the men In conference with him
said : "Yes , I thinlc Colonel Morrison is op
posed to the advanced candidacy of Palmer
for the senate. Ho reasons on the ground
that Palmer's candidacy IR In opposition to
the best interests of Illinois. "
More Attention Pnld Him Than Any
Other Aiiinrlciui JOxoopt Grant.
ST. Louis , August 19. A dispatch from the
City of Mexico says Hon. John G. Carlisle
and wife , accompanied by United States
Minister Hyan , loft hero for Guadala
jara Saturday night , where they will
bo given a reception by Governor
Sosona , . of the state of , Jalisco.
Saturday afternoon Secretary ol Interior
Homorp Uubio gave a dinner at Tocubaya ,
ut which Mr. and Mrs. Carlisle , Minister
Uyan nnd President and Mrs , Diaz vero
present. The entertainment is said to have
been the best over given in Mexico. Mrs.
Carlisle was visited by Mrs. Diaz during her
stay in the city , and by many of the ladies of
the American colony. Carlisle has received
moro attention from Mexican officials wince ,
ho has boon ncro than any American since
General Grant's visit ,
LINCOLN NEWS AND NOTES ,
A Faith Ouro-AU Jugged aa a Vti-
Krant By the Polico.
CLEARING AWAY THE WRECK.
Wont I'otnt Wntop 1'owor nnulm
provomolit Association Persons
Injured la the AVrcolc I in-
proving City Mows.
LINCOLN BURBAU orTtmOtuiu JUs. 1
1029 P STIIRRT. I
August 10 , 1
S. P. Sampson , a neat-looking woll-
tlressod man. probably thirty years of ago ,
with a spotless collar , well-kept sldo
whiskers nnd dark curling hair , was run
Into police headquarters this morning. , Ho
hod boon enught bogging by Onicor Pound ,
and the rule in hero to pull all persons
caught asking charity from house to
houso. On being questioned , ho replied
that ho was a healer , moaning n faith euro-
all or u Christian science doctor. The
marshal told him as ho was skipped Into the
"Jug" that ho would soon bo among a lot of
people physically and morally crippled , and
ho doubted not that ho would bo nnlo to
strike a thriving practice. The prisoner
looked more like a minister than n vagrant ,
and ho protested very llttlo against being
llnokud by n Cow.
Alfred , thu twclve-yoar.old son of the
Widow Nowborry , who lives at 1010 O street ,
was hooked by a cow this morning and horribly
ribly mutilated. Ono of the horns of the
vicious beast cauu'ht him Ir. the proln , toro
open Ins stomach mid exposed his Intestines.
The boy was In the habit of attending to the
wants of the animal and It was the llrst tlmo
she over ovldonojd a vicious nature. It Is
feared that the boy's wounds will provo
fatal. Indeed , it Is said that ho can not llvo
State Hnnio llecords.
The governor , to-day made the following
notarial appointments : Will Holmes , Nor
folk , Madison county ; F , A. Bryan , Omaha ,
Douglas county ; R Good , Brock , Nomnhn ,
county ; Frank G. Koitli , Ogallala , IColtli
The West Point water power nnd improve
ment company filed articles of incorporation
in the oflleo of the secretary of state to-day ,
with an authorized capital stock of $150,000.
Incorporators : Nathan S. Hnrwood , E. 1C.
Valentino , A. W. Blye , W. M. Manning and
The contract for the removal and refitting
of the ong'tios ' and boiler ; ) nt the capital was
let to Wilson & Roberts to-dav for ? 4U40.
Competitive binders were F. A. ICorsmoycr ,
$ (1,445 ( , and Pnrmonno it Pcrcival , $ o,7l3. ! At
torney-General Lecso drew thn contract and
bond , which wore duly signed and executed.
Governor Tlmyer , Secretary Laws , Treas
urer Hill , Auditor Benton , Commissioner
Steen nnd Attorney-General Loeso loft on n
special car this morning for Hastings to nt-
tend Congressman Lnrd's funeral. The party
was accompanied by Deputy Secretary Cow-
dry , ex-Sorotar.v E. P. Hoggon , Chairman
Klchards and Secretary Soeloy , of thn state
central committee , and Ed Slzer , clone of the
The Wreck Cleared Away.
The victims of yesterday's Burliugton
wreck are all doing well. It N now reason
ably certain that the Injured will all re
cover. Olson , Kelly and Jones are sifid tojbo
out of danger. They worn much the worst
injured of the twenty who suffered from the
disaster. Among the passengers ou tno Ill-
fated train were Judge Hamerancl William
Waite , cashier of the Frst National bank of
Beatrice. These gentlemen escaped with a
few bruises. Representative Bohacok , of
of Saline county , was among thosa slightly
hurt. Most of those who were hurt have
been sent to their homes. But three re
main at the Willard house , viz : Olson ,
Kelly and Jones.
The wrecking car and the force of men
that manned It succeeded in removing the
last vestige of tno debris to-day. The
coaches arc now on route to the repair shops.
Iilncoln VM. Aihland.
Thn Lincoln and Ashland b.iso ball teams
play ut tno park ; to-morrow. Stevenson and
Abbott will bo in the points for the homo
team , nnd ns Ashland is putting up good
ball an exciting amateur game may bo ex
pected. The game will bo played for n purse
of $100 , and the Lincoln boys expect to take
75 per cent of it.
City JNcws and Notes.
The Hon. O. A. Corbin , of Johnson county ,
was In the city to-day. Ho denied most em
phatically that ho was a candidate for tha
board of regents. Ho said that lie could not
afTord to take the nomination if it was of
Mrs. John F. Fuller loft to-day for Colum
bus to Join her husband.
Everyone was complaining of the heat of
yesterdnv and to-day.
Tbo Monday morning's grl&t at the police
court was unimportant , only a few drunks
A Chinaman running madly through tlio
all oy between O and N streets , fcllo\ved by
a mob of some hundred boys and men , shout
ing and blowing police whistles , caused soma
little UivcrtiBomontycRtordny evening to llio
otherwise dull and llstlesa Sunday. It de
veloped that the Chinaman was Sam Lee ,
who runs n laundry on O street , untl that the
race was occasioned by a llttlo scrap ho-
tween hlmsolf and another Celestial , in
which ho was charged with drawing a
deauly weapon and then skipping out.
Al Fairur'jthcr , of the Call , has returned
from his vacation feeling some better than
boforo. However , ho is yet suffering'with
Sam D. Cox , of the Call , has returned
from his trip to Indiana without the undo
that was so surely expected.
If your carpet looks dingy and you wish to restore its
colors to their original freshness , use Ivory Soap and tepid
water ; apply with a scrubbing brush ; use very little water
so as not to saturate the carpet. After scrubbing lightly ,
rub the carpet with a cloth ; wet frequently with clear
water so as to lake up the dirt and soap ; wring out the
cloth thoroughly before wetting it again ,
A WORD OF WARNING.
There are many white soaps , each represented to be "just as good as the1 Ivory' ) "
they ARE NOT , but like all counterfeits ! lack the peculiar and remarkable qualities of
the genuine , Ask for " Ivory" Soap and Insist upon getting it.
Copyright , 1&-S6 , l > j 1'rocter A CUmble.