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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE , SATURDAY , SEPTEMBER 27 , 1800.
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WiMitho overhead electric ; wlrca bo
llablo to go under grrouiidut tlio sarao
tiino the ear steve ffoos out ?
Tin : sheep shearers of Australia nro
on a strike1 , not for hlirhar wages , ljut
for ottlclnl recognition of thoo\vo-nion.
THKJIK will bo no dilllculty in secur
ing u oommittoo of his equals to investi
gate Past Master Wheat. The house Is
studded with kernels.
THAT singularly pure jutriot , Mc-
Koijlmn ( , continues dispensing wild and
visionary promises , "but thcro is u pain
ful uliscnco of reference to his guardian
ship of widows' and orphans' funds.
Tin : northwestern lumbercombino lias
drafted a uniform system of grading
their product. Gnlngto the depression
in building oporntions the grading up of
prices was deferred to a tnoro auspicious
threedays of anxious
- days delibera
tion , the democrats of Colorado decided
to place n. ticket in the field , not with a
hope of .defeating Hhouttbut to main
tain party organization for future einer-
Tin : INDIAN veto of Nebraska will cut
an advanced figure in the rotning elec
tion. A general rise in the price of
voles has been agreed upon. The"en -
franchibod natives are gradually absorbing
ing tlio full value of citizenship .
DISGUST and death luivo wrecked the
democratic tlckot In North Dakota nnd
none nrc so poor as to honor the party
by Illling the vacancies. As if to inten
sify the gloom , the wealthy members of
the party refuse to contribute to legitimate
mate funeral expenses.
THREK and a half million dollars is
the estimated cost of street cleaning in
Now York for the
ensuing two years , an
Increase of ono million dollars over any
previous appropriation. This is but one
of Tammany's juicy \\nya of making a
clean sweep of the treasury.
EX-PUESIDCNT Cr.nviJt.AN'D promises
to attend the celebration of Allen G.
Thurmau'a anniversary , November 13.
The dateis peculiarly appropriate. To
nil intents und purposes it is the second
anniversary of the defeat of the great
est combination of brains and bowels
that over led the democracy.
ST. PAUL trots out a hatch of statis
tics to provo that its running mate is
the healthier city , that in fact Mlnuonp-
olitansaro not dying fast enough to keep
pace with St. Paul. Itatwoon the lines
of this melancholy
production there are
mighty sighs of regret because the coa-
BUS recountors did not explore and enum
erate the Saints' rest , where the willows
\vavo n requiem. IJow dlfforont the
total would have boon.
Sioux FALLS people are 'congratulat
ing themselves over the prospects of an
immense linen mill being erected in that
city. But the building of the mill is
contingent upon the passage of the Me-
Klaloy bill. No
McKinley tariff bill , no
big llnoa null for Sioux Falls. Business
enterprises contingent upon enactments
of congress may promise well on paper
mid boom towns , but the live and ener
getic citizens of Sioux Falls should
rather encourage enterprises that stand
upon their own merits , and are meritori
ous anil desirable because of the business
principles conducting them.Congress is
whimsical , and not always to bo rolled
upon to servo private interests.
Tin : anthracite coal barons nro at it
ngaiu , At a meeting of the eastern end
of the combine in Now York , the west
ern section was instructed to advance
prices beginning October 1 , Of all tlio
trusts hi existence the coal is the most
rapacious. Not only does it grind its
employes to a condition llttlo short o :
slavery , but it preys upon the necessities
of the people of the north. The near
approach oj winter is sullleient excuse
for this greedy combination to put ui
prices and force its victims to increase
Its ill-gotten wealth. In a majority o
the trusts some feature is to bo fount
mitigating tholr grasping greed. Tlio
coal trust la without a single commend
able feature , Itanrnrlco begins at the
mine nnd ends with the consumer. Amore
moro infamous monopoly docs not oxisi
In this or any other land.
vi' WITH TUB
That la a very Interesting political
discovery made by the republican state
central committee of Minnesota of a
combination between the Farmers' Alli
ance and the democrats of that state to
defeat the republican state nnd con
gressional tickets. The democrats , it
appears , flguro on polling about ninety
thousand votes , while the alliance
people expect to cast between fifty and
sixty thousand. As the republican vote
is certain to bo in excess of ono hundred
thousand tlio outlook Is hopeless for the
candidates of the other parties o.xcopt
possibly through combination. This , it
is understood , has been practically ac
complished , though the terms of the
agreement nro not yet fully carried out.
It Is not improbable that the discovery
nnd exposure may prevent this being
Although Minnesota is the only state
where it has been ascertained that a
formal arrangement or combination has
been effected between the alliance and
democratic forces , the practical olfoct
everywhere in republican states of tlio
alliance movement Is to aid tlio demo
cratic party. In those states the largo
majority of alliance men nro republicans ,
and it is almost wholly republican
farmers \\lio are identified with the
movement ; the democrats remain loyal
to tholr parly. This Is the case in Ne
braska. The men who are supporting
the so-called independent movement
have been republicans , and In taking
tills position they are rendering almost
as valuable service to the democratic
party os they would by such a combina
tion as that reported from Minnesota , or if
they went bodily into the democratic
camp. The democrat's of Nebraska are
not likely to attempt to do any such
Hiding as their brethren of Minnesota.
They have no favors In this direction to
olTor the independent candidates. But
they are industriously encouraging the
novpmant intended to dr.iw votes from
, ho republican party without commit
ting themselves to any obligation in the
nterest of the independents should the
democratic party bo successful.
It ought not to be necessary to remind
opublican farmers that they have noth-
ng to hope for from democratic success ,
and that they could make no greater
lolitleal mibtako than to contribute
, o\vard the success of that party. There
cannot be cited a single in
stance during the past thirty years
of nny serious effort on the
lart of the democratic party to do any-
lung for the agricultural interest of the
country , but there are many instances of
ts determined opposition to republican
neasures for the benefit of that interest ,
[ n thosouthorn slates , whore the fanners
ire arrayed against the democracy , their
principal grievance is that the bourbon
administration of affairs has persistently
discriminated against the tillers of the
soil. The consorting of farmers of the
west with the democracy is a most re-
narkablo if not an entirely inexplicable
anomaly of the political situation , and as
Mich it is to bo doubted whether it can
x > maintained until the any of election.
Wo do not believe that the unnatural
combination said to have been made in
Minnesota will bo countenanced by any
considerable number of the rouublican
farmers of the state who are identified
with the alliance movement , and wo a p
more confident that the republican farm-
of Nebraska will not allow them
selves to bo drawn into a practical alii-
nice with the democracy by throwing
iwny their votes in supporting the inde
HAIIMO.WS AXD VOLITICS.
Right on tlio heels of C. P. Hunting-
ton's decision to take the Southern Pa
cific railroad company out of politics
comes the press ot Iowa with photolitho-
graphed fac-similos of letters from poli
ticians to railroad men and from rail
road men to politicians , forcing the rail
roads of the state into Iowa politics , and
compromising , in n round-about-way ,
ono of the candidates on the republican
ticket. It is unfortunate for the rail
roads that they are thus kept in poli
tics against their wishes and better judg
ment , and it very often proves un
fortunate to aspirants to olllco. In this
case , however , the candidate marked for
Injury may not suffer greatly , inasmuch
as the letters printed are somthingovor
two years old and were wri tton in the
heat of a spirited contest for the noinl-
natiomof railroad commissioner , nnd in
asmuch , too , as ono of the letter writers
is a prominent democrat and one a promInent
Inont republican. The correspondence
was conducted with a view of effecting
a combination in the convention that
would secure the nomination of a rail
road man for railroad commissioner , and
the nomination , of General Beoson for
state treasurer. The slate didn't win ;
both Lawrence and Reason wore beaten ,
but the latter was nominated for state
treasurer this year by acclamation , and
the railways kept their hands and inllu-
oncooutof the convention. The rail
roads are not in politics very deep in
Iowa nown-duys. Like Uuntington , they
have wisely concluded to withdraw.
THE r.tHJKP HILL. JA" EUROPE.
There continue to bo threats of com
mercial retaliation by the governments
of continental Europe in the event of the
passage of the tarllT bill now in confer
ence , and it is undoubtedly true that the
statesmen , merchants und manufacturers
of Germany , Franco nnd other conti
nental countries are very greatly dis
lurbed over this measure. But that
there will bo any serious effort on the
part of any of these countries singly , or
all of them by combination , to put into
effect n policy of retaliation. Is not at nil
probable. The countries which are
manifesting the greatest concern in this
matter are protectionist countries , am
in making their tariffs they showed no
consideration for the interests of the
producers of the United States , Ger
many and Franco excluded Araorlcai
hog products and have atoadilj
refused to remove or modify
tlio prohibitory regulation , nl
though its injustice has beci
most clearly pointed out by our ministers
tors and the injury being douo to their
own people Is well known. Under the
circumstances the complaint of those
countries against the proposed tariff ol
this country comes with illgrace.Vhn >
is proposed may not bo altogether wise
and expedient from the point of view ol
ho best Interests of our own jvjoplo.
'crimps ' a majority of our citizens doubt
hat it | g. Ditt It U not n matter In the
rrangomcnt o [ which wo nro called
ujwn to consult the opinions or wishes of
So fur us commercial rotnllation is
oncorncd , it is n panic thnt Europe can
uinlly nlTord to play. The continental
countries cnnnot carry the exclusion of
Vmorlcan products farther than nt pres
ent , or materially Increase ) tholr tariffs on
uch products , without very greatly np-
rravuting the distress among tholr own
) coplo. They cannot safely adopt n
'ourso ' that would result In advancing
he price of bread , as tlio policy rogard-
njr American porlc his : resulted in in-
ircasing the cost of meats. The wise
tndorstnnd that this would bo a most
langerous proceeding , almost certain to
jroduco conserinciu'os of a very grave
uursorlous nature to most of these gov
ernments. The social nnd economic
situation in Europe is now so dlscourng-
tip to tlio masses that it is with dllli-
cully they are kept quiet. Make it
inrdor for them to obtain the necessaries
of life and no European Rovorntnont Is
strong1 enough to withstand the popular
ovolt that would follow. Two years of
non-intcreourso with the United States
vould put tin end to the nrasont form of
ovornmont In moro than ono European
nation. The talk of commercial rotnlla-
n is not likely to receive much coun
tenance from the statesmen of Europe ,
lowovcr vigorously indulged in by the
ncrchants and manufacturers.
nunr TIIK WIRKS.
The right of the city to compel clcc-
-rlc light companies to ndopt the under-
round system is specifically reserved in
ill ordinances granting such companies
/ho privilege of operating in the city.
Fn 1882 the first ordinance was passed
ranting the Northwestern Electric
Light nnd Power company n charter.
Section two provided that tho'rights
UH granted "are given subject to the
right of the city at nny time , after the
cnornl adoption of the underground
system , to order by ordinance
said company to remove all its poles ,
wires and erections in the public streets
: ind places of the city , and in case such
order is not complied with in a reason
able time , to cuuso the same to bo re
moved . "
Two yours later a charter was granted
to the Sperry Electric IJght and Motor
company , the city reserving in like
terms the right to abolish the overhead
system. Both companies wore absorbed
by the present company , the Thompson
& Houston , the charter of which is oven
moro explicit in duiinlng the rights of
the city. Section ono says : "And whenever -
over the city council shall by ordinance
declare the necessity of removing from
the public streets and alloys of the city
of Omaha the telegraph , telephone or
electric light poles or wires thereon , con
structed or existing , said company shall
within sixty days from the passage of
suoh ordinance remove all poles and
and wires from such streets and alloys. "
It will bo seen that the amalgamation
of the older companies by the present ono
did not disturb the rights of the city.
In accepting and operating under
thcbo ordinances , the company is subject
to the will of the council. On the coun
cil , therefore , rests the responsibility of
ridding the city of the deadly overhead
wires. They are not only a menace to
life and property , but .are a positive
damage to the appearance of the city ,
an inconvenience and an eyesore to merchants -
chants and residents , and a dangerous
obstruction to the fire department.
Neither the council or company can
plead that the underground system is in
an experimental stage. It is in success
ful operation in Chicago , New York and
other largo cities. Omaha must follow
their example. Now that the telephone
company has decided to adopt thnt sys
tem , the council should oxcrciso its
power to compel the oldctric companies
to do likewise. Public safety demands
the burial of the deadly wires.
JUDGE DOANK'S methods of disposing
of litigation barnacles are commendable.
Hundreds of causes are carried into the
district court for the solo purpose of tak
ing advantage of the delay in reaching
trial and wearing out an' opponent. It
now requires f mm ono to two years after
filing for a suit to reach trial , and
lawyers and tholr clients , with ! ow rare
exceptions , can offer no valid excuse for
not proceeding with the case when
called. The example of Judge Doano
commends itself to all mombor.s of the
court. The docket should bo cleared of
musty causes , not alone us a relief to the
court and taxpayers , but to expedite a
legal settlement of issues which both
plaintiff and dofondnnt demand. Judge
Doano's policy , if rigidly carried out ,
will materially discourngo trifling ap
peals from lowoi1 courts.
Tin : prospect of an. early extension of
the fire limits causes a commotion among
the builders of flro traps. A glance at
the record of building permits show un
usual activity among property owners
on business thoroughfares. Thursday's '
list contains four applications for frame
tinder boxes to bo oroetod on South Six1
tcouth street , a thoroughfare rapidly
developing In business Importance. A
number of substantial brick blocks have
boon erected on this street by enterpris
ing property owners. In justice to them
as well as for the safety and solidity of
the city , the council should promptly extend -
tend the flro limits. "What is true of
South Sixteenth street applies with
equal force to the north end , and to
Cuming , Farnain , Loavonworth and
other growing business streets.
RAILROAD earnings as well as bank
clearings are recognized barometers of
the country's business. Both show sub
stantial gains over 18S9 , indicating nn
increase in the total volume of business.
Despite the dullness of > August , ono
hundred and fifty-four roads report an
aggregate increase in earnings of ono
and n half million dollars , compared
with the corresponding month last year.
The general business of the country is
in a healthy condition and the outlook
for fall and winter is reassuring.
THOSE who are called upon to furnish
professional labor ngltatora with sulll-
clont means to lead an enjoyable and
froo-from-caro Hfo , are just bogining io
loam the true character of some of the
profosslonnls , an&ljj rcallro the injustice-
-hoy are doing tbtirnsolvos and families
jy tholr contributions. Kvon the Par
sons widow and \1i \ < faothor of Spies are
very liable to lojq Inolr pension inonoy.
Mrs. Spies has several grown BOIIS , who
are sulllcionlly nblo to support her , and
-ho widow of Parsons is under nn
anarchist Boclal cloud. A good share of
the prejudice existing against labor or
ganizations is due to the character and
work of the professional agitator.
THE bar association of Dos Molncs has
[ > ut in nomination three candidates for
the thrco district'judgcshlps of Polk
county. Ills claimed for those candi
dates that they nro non-partisan , but as
two of them hiiva for years been active
republicans , and the other ono a promi
nent democrat , the non-partisanship of
the ticket is not quite so pronounced as
it mifirht bo. Considering the political
complexion of the judicial district , how
ever , the divide on candidates is a very
fair one , but the ticket is not receiving
the hearty support of the bourbons of
cither party. The stalwart republicans
do not ilko It at nil ; nor do the democrats
of the Andrew Jackson stripe. Without
such opposition the thrco non-partisan
candidates are very liable to bo elected.
IT is rumored that the general mana
gers of the railroads centering in Chicago
cage from the west contemplate a change
in the running tlmo of their trains , and
to make extra charge for through tickets
Uhcd on their llmitods and flyers. Fif
teen hours is to bo the schedule time be
tween Omaha and Chicago , limitcds per
missible , but extra faro to bo charged.
The fast trains will bo permitted to run
between Chicago and Denver n thirty
hours and passengers to bo charged
three dollars extra for the privilege of
riding on them. The extra charge for
fust trains will rob them of a great deal
of their present popularity.
Now that "William C. "Whitney is
being talked of and written about ns a
democratic presidential possibility , it is
considered worth the while of Grover
Cleveland to make a public contradic
tion of the story about his broken health
and wasting frame. So long as his prin
cipal opponent for democratic conven
tion honors was David B. Hill the story
was ignored. I5ut Whitney's name , or
money , coupled with the democratic
nomination for president , brought Mr.
Cleveland to his feet and Lament's pen
cil into requisition.
IN" reply to a correspondent who desires -
sires to know the amount of money in
circulation per capita , wo would state
that according to the figures of the lost
treasury report , hnd albo a recently pub
lished statement of > fho secretary of the
treasury , the pnvioqt circulation is ap
proximately twenty-two dollars aud
ninety cents per capita.
THE grconbackcrs , the union labor
people , and soma of the alliance organi
zations in the Eigjilh Iowa district , have
concluded to support Major Anderson.
So also have thotdjpmocrats of the dis
trict , and Urn ropttbjlcans are not taken
by surprise either * -
MK. BRYAN is anxious to debate with
Congressman Connoll. The democrats
are sadly in need of a republican attrac
tion to reach the oars of a respectable
Urrini Douglas street property own
ers should get together. Important
improvements depend on the early es
tablishment of a satisfactory grade.
OF course it was the proper thing for
the electric light company to throw the
responsibility on the unfortunate line
man. Dead men tell no talcs.
EXTEND the fire limit and check the
growth of fire-traps.
BUKV the wires and save funeral
The Ijvnni-sceut Doiuocrats.
tt'ewYuik ll'oi W ( Oon. )
The only activity the democratic congres
sional committee displays this year Is in nu
apparent effort to conceal its ideality ana
hide its whereabouts.
A. Timely Hint.
Putting Irish members of parliament ' In
Jail will never ailu n shilling to the landlords'
rent receipts or ono sound tuber to the potato
jield in Ireland , Mr. Balfour.
The British Kovorninont of Ireland lias
been composed of equal parts of tyranny and
incapacity ever since the ilrst conquest , jind
the traditions nro 113 strong in the nineteenth
century as they were in the lourtoctith.
Tlio Epidemic of Wrooks.
iVcio 1'ojfc Tribune.
Railroad accidents hnvo boon alarmingly
nnd disgracefully frequent of lato. Indeed ,
it almost seems as if aa opldoiulo of demoral
ization had broken out on railroad lines from
which the ofllcora were not altogether ex
Ooiicrcssmon" null Cremation.
C/ifcao / > llcmltl.
All that was left oltho bodies of the two
suicides cremated In Now York was eight
pounds of ashc-i. Under the process of cre
mation a proat deal of the body In every ease
. oft in . In tfio
p.xssos pas. probably case of a
congressional orator all of the body would
pass off Iu gas. ' * w
1 . *
Tlio I'artj'ql' tlio Pcoplo.
The hope of the -country Is still Iu the re
publican party ther pirty of the present and
of the future the pjilj- party that is working
out the problems ofegpod government , that Is
taking up all public tfUostloiis with honesty
of purpose , nnd a ohjij souse of Us obligations
to the whole country ,
Connoll'H < ! rmU Hpmioh.
In accepting the nomination for a second
term In congress Mr. Council delivered a
inns t oily roviowof the political situation. Ho
also took occasion to state Ills person ul opinion
on many of the burning questions of thu hour
that wo vouchsafe will ho on rappart with the
yeomanry ot the great First district ,
C'nn't Find u HloinlHli.
L. D. Itlchurils has now .boon before the
pcoplo of Nebraska for two months as a can
didate for governor and the wont charge
they have been uhln to bring against him us
yet is thnt ho is n hnndsomo num. Speaking
f rom experience , thoTrlhuno cm console him
with the nurruncu that being handsome Is no
crltno-oven when it Is proven.
OTIIKIl LANDS Til Ay OUUS.
Orcat changes have occurred la Italy sinoo
hat auspicious day , twenty years ago , whoa
.ho dream of Garibaldi , Cavour and Victor
jinanacl was realized anil United Italy had
'or its capital the KUirnal city. The nnclcat
birthplace of literature and art Is no longer in
.ho bonds of serfdom ; the dominant rule of
'orolga dynasties is n thing of the past , imd
rccdorn , with nil Its priceless privileges , has
broken the chains that were forged with n
strength which resisted all attempts to sepa
rate them prior to the year 1SC > 0. On May 11
of thnt notable year Garibaldi , by whom the
Ursthopo of liberty was inspired , landed from
n Sardinian warship at Marsala , and oa the
3d of the following August proclaimed Victor
Umanuol king of United Italy. By
the co-opcmtioa of Cavour mid Gari
baldi Naples was speedily liberated
nnd in Fobiuary , 1S01 , the Ilrst Italian p.ir-
lament assembled nt Turin , nnd on the 2ith (
of that month form ally acknowledged Victor
Emnnucl as king1. Thus was the kingdom
first established and httlo by little Its power
extended. The battle of Sadowa In 1SGU com
pelled Austria to give up Venice , and then
nothing was lacking for unity but possession
ot the city of Koine , which the French troops
hud for several yc.irs been holding for the
popo. The French troops wcro withdrawn
In largo numbers in August , 1STO , on the out
break of the Franco-Prussian war , and on
September 120 an Italian army entered the
Eternal city and took possession in the name
of the king.
For the first tlmo In history a czarowltch
Is about to undertake a voyage around the
world with the object of gaining Increased
vlgorof constitution nnd breadth of Intellect.
Although nearly nil the autocrats of Russia
have Inherited from their ancestor. Peter the
Great , a taste for foreign tr.ivol , yet their
journcyiiiRS have Invariably been limited to
Europe , where courtly ettlquctto and diplo
matic considerations have contributed to re
strict the benefits which their minds inicht
otherwise have derived from their wander-
No such obstacles as these , however , will
bo permitted to hamper the progress of the
futureomperor of Itussla after leaving Con
stantinople , and his visits to India , to
iVi.str.ilasIa , and above all , to the
United States , cannot fall to rprovo
vastly instructive. For the llrst tlmo
in his life ho will become enlightened as
to the possibilities and advantages of popular
government ; ho will realize that there are
coimtiics nay , oven continents vhero the
theory of the divine right of kings does not
prevail and ho will learn that It is possible
to maintain public order ami to administer
; ovcrnment without recourse to the barbar
ous punishments now in use la his father's
dominions. Not the least Interesting feature
of the young prince's grand tour will bo his
entertainment on thoshon'sof the liosphorus
by the sultan , to whom the czar is accustomed
to send n biennial request , couched in the
strongest language permitted by diplomatic
usage , for payment of the indemnity of 5150-
000,000 duo by Turkey to Kussla. It is hardly
probable that its settlement will in
any way bo accelerated by the outlay
which the Caliph vrlll deem it In
cumbent on him to incur , in order to
give Uuo dignity to the visit of the czsrc-
witch ; and the festivities will boar a close
analogy to the inc-morablo banquet at which
the famous Irish wit Sheridan entertained
his creditors with their own wine and their
own meats. If the programme of the tour is
carried out m its entirety , the young ptinco
will return homo and eventually succeed to
his father's throne with Intellectual advan
tages such as none of his predecessors have
over possessed. It will no longer bo possi
ble to attempt to excuse the depotism of im
perial rule In Russia on the ground of lack of
cnlightmcnt , and of narrow-mindedness oti
the part of the sovereign ; and the future
Nicolas II. will find no apologists in history
if ho docs not relieve the great empire en
trusted to his charge of the weight of op
pression which has rendered to word tyranny
synonymous with that of Uussla.
Little Portugal's troubles are increasing
day by day. Social disorder is running a
closa race with financial nnd political de
moralization , anil no ono lioro would bo sur
prised to learu at a y tlmo that a revolution
had broken out in Lisbon and Oporto. In
fact , something of the sort is understood to
have been organized for weeks and its
open manifestation has been expected before
this. The young Icing is wholly without in
fluence , or oven respect , and none of the
dynastic politicians his ahold oa the people.
Unfortunately there is nobody dlscemablo
among the progressist loaders who seams
fit to assume tlio responsibility in the event
of a republic ) being declared. The sum of
their labors so far has boon to embitter
the popular feeling against Encliuul niiQ.
to make a national issue of the rejec
tion 'Of the Auglo-Portugueso agreement In
Africa. This Is doubly Idiotic because the
agreement gives Portugal twenty times the
territory she can ever populate or utilize and
because the withdrawal of English capital or
enterprise from Portugal , which is now
rapidly proceeding , means commercial stag
nation if not banhrupcy. To olTsotthis grave
disaster the Portugese are hugging the Uolu-
siou that in some way they aio vindicating
the vitality of the Latin race , and all the
cafes of Lisbon resound nightly with declara
tions as to how the world is going to'bo stood
on its head very shortly now when Portugal
and Spain both declare republics and Join
Franco to dominate the globe. Alas I tlruno
silly , Ignorant , and la y people can no longer
dominate themselves , lot alone nny outsiders ,
and it is on the cards that their days us u
European nation are numbered.
Although thora has been nn embargo
enforced by Gieat Britain und other powers
oa the slnvo trudo in Africa , yet the trufllo
bos Dcen carried on hi an open manner , If
General Gordon hud succeeded In holding
Kluuloum , ana thereby In controlling the
Hues of travel but ween the SouiVin and the
soaco.ist , a severe blow could have boon dealt
to the trnfllc. The surrender of Khartoum
helped the Arabs ; nnd in 1833 , when English
nnd Gorman iiilluenco auiUu threatened their
calling , they organized an attack on thoKuo-
pean settlements in east Africa. U'ho .soiio
character ot the demonstration led to an
agreement between tiroal Ih'ituin nnd ( Jer
many to fight the slave traders nnd restore
European prestige by blockading the coast.
Portugal , which was ambitious of extending
her Influence in cast Africa , promised assist-
ancoj and France , whoso ling had often
been displayed by the Arab dhows when
chased , thus saving thorn from capture ,
sou n vessel to co-opernto iu the block
ado. The lighting which followed both by
laud and water after the blockade had boon
proclaimed w.is very severe ; yet while the
Uennuii ships were bombarding the coast op
posite Kanzlnar , and British ships were pa
trolling the not thorn coast ( ulieru there Is no
slave trade ) , the Arabs found no dlfllculty in
exporting slaves froia I'emba islnnd to Mus
cat , and from the Portuguese coast to Mada
gascar. Then came the Wissinnim expedi
tion , for which the Oenmm rulchstag voted a
largo grant of money the object , as declared
by the bill , being the protection of Gorman
interests and tbo combating of the slave
trade. The expedition was successful ; the
Arabs were completely routed , the blockade
ended and the sultan of Zanzibar issued a
proclamation declaring thai all slaves brought
into his territories after November 1 , ISS'J ,
should bo free. In spite , however , of
all this professed anxiety on the part
of IJuropeau powers to suppress nn in >
huinau tranlc , they have not always been
sincere. Tlio laws which Orcat Britain com-
pelltd the sultm of Zanzibar to enact pro-
itblllng the Holding of Blnvoi In his aomlu-
.0113 were , la the interest of Indian anil Drlt-
ish capitalists , allowed to fall Into dosuotudo.
The enterprise of the Gorman Host African
company was based upon slave labor j the
Belgian government rccrultod slavoi for the
Congo free state , paylnp their masters their
market value , wlnlo the slaves received an
cqunl sum for the term of their indentures ;
and It is only a few days since n Portuguese
steamer arrived at Capo Town loaded with
kidnapped natives from Jlommblquo en
route to the west coast. Slavery has boon
rightly called the "heart disease of Africa ; "
and not oven the entry of civilization Into
the continent seouu likely to effect a speedy
Extensive railroad construction is being
projected In Africa , The principal lines thus
fnr nro : Ono around the catnrats of tlio
Congo from "Vivi to Stanley Pool ; a second
from the Mediterranean const to the Upper
Niger ; n third from Suaklm , on the Ued Sea ,
to llorbcr , on the Nile ; ntut a fourth from
Mombasa , on the cast coast , to the Victoria
Nyanza. Besides those , Major Wlssmanii
speaks of shorter lines to bo constructed on
the east const from Drtgnmnyo to Uar-os-
Sulaam , with cable connection to Zamlbar ,
mid from Tonga to Usimbnra. The Congo
rend presents no UllUcultlcs of construction ,
nor docs that from SuaUlm to Berber , which
will form the first step of England's ' advance
into the Soudan. The Niger road will soon
bo commenced by Trance. It will start nt
Constunlia In Algeria and , crossing the Atlas
mountains , trarorso Sahara , taking advant
age of well-watered oases , and terminate , at
Lake Tchad , ivhonco there will bo
easy communication westward across
rich provinces , -which already have made
treaties with France , to the grc.it bend
of the Niger , which is also under French con
trol. The last of these great lines , the Mom
basa mid Nyana , was begun by the British
East Africa company about a week ago. The
length ot the Una will bo [ about live hundred
miles and will traverse a territory much of
which has nn clovatloa of from 3,000 to 5,000
feet and Is reputed to have a cllmiito in which
white men can live easily.rl'ho road is to bo
built In sections of forty miles at a time , nnd
by the tlmo of Its completion the company
will have a fleet of steamers oa the great
lake. The coming century bids fair to wit
ness great events in this hitherto almost un
known nnd unexplored region , n wonderful
development of Its resources , nnd a rush of
immigration when locomotive -whistles are
hoard screeching Iu the great desert nnd
along the shores of the Nlgor , the Congo , and
the vast Central African lakes. ' 1'ho railroad
is the great clvilixcr mid is destined to illuml-
uato thodurkcoutlnoiitaiul loscuo it from
the grasp of harbniians and pygmies , open
ing up its rich regions to new peonlo and de
veloping its immense commercial possibilities.
The dismissal of Prince Uismnrck was an
evidence that the young Gorman emperor hnd
determined to take a direct management iu
the affairs of the country Instead of becom
ing acquainted with them after they had
been filtered through the old fashioned sieve
of bureaucracy. Ills course slnco that tlmo
has still further indicated that ho has -will
of his own , which is likely to override the
traditions of ofllciallsts. Such small matters
at least in the e es of the heads of depart
ments as the construetion of railroad bridges
and the lay ing of streetcar lines are receiv
ing the emperor's personal attention , and the
pcoplo have alruadj been the gainers. If ho
shall continue hi this course ho will doubtless
find so many reforms necessary that but Httlo
time will be left for dreams of conquest and
A. Wayward Younjc Girl Doses tlio Ten
Nr.w JlAvnConn. . , Sept. 2i ! . [ Special
Telegram to Tin : BiE.-Mlss : Nellie Fish , n
sixtecn-ycar-o'.d ' girl , is in Jail In thfs city
charged with a serious crime. She made thrco
deliberate attempts to polsoa her mother by
putting rough on rats In her ten. The case
unfolds a startling story. The girl has
always boon wayward and hard to keep in
bounds , and has several times run awny
from homo. Last week she put poison In her
mother's tea. The first time it made her
sick and the second time she was taken with
a sovoroiltof vomiting.
The last time she put poison in the tea her
mother became suspicious aud had a doctor
examine the food ivhichaho had eaten. The
examination , resulted in the finding of a
quantity of poison In n. half tilled cup of tea.
Suspicion pointed to the girl , and when ac
cused she admitted tlmt she had douo it just
for fun. She was arrested and locked up.
About a month aero a girl named Sarah
Ellis , a nicco of Mrs. Fish , who resided with
them and who was appointed postmistress of
West Cheshiio a short time ago , died attorn
brief sicknojs. It is now generally supposed
that the girl died from the effects of poison
administered by the Fish girl. Her body
will be exhumed , aud nn examination made.
Her reason for administering tlio poison Is
that her mother would not let her out when
A. llatlicr I\lhed Tloltot.
Git VNII FOUKS , N. U. , Sept. 20. Late last
night the state convention of the prohibition
ists and farmer's alliance endorsed the icpuh-
lican nominees for congress , lieutenant governor
ornor , commissioner of insurance pud
rr.llroad commissioner. Andrew Slottcn.
the democratic nominee for secretaiy of
sUto , superintendent of public instruction
and railroad commissioner , B. 1J. Stevens ,
and nominated for governor Walter Mulr ,
auditor , II. K. jicKioson , treasurer , 1C. J.
Nomhuid , attorney goucr.il , N. O. Young , anj
railroad commissioner , E ra Turner.
Found fiiillly of Manslaughter.
BU.TLIKI : , Utah , Sept. Si ) . [ Special Tale-
grain to Tin : Bui : . ] Charles M. Wyinan , sou
of Ouoigu D. Wymau pf Cleveland , O. , was
tod.iy found guilty of voluntary manslaughter
in killing .Tamos Kelly November last. The
dcfondaut nude a few remark * , ptlor to the
passing of the nciiteneo , in which ho declared
Ills liiiioccMX'o of intent to commit crime. Tlio
ooutt and npcctators wcio deeply moved. Ho
wus sentenced to ono jour In the punltcn.
MI-H. Fremont Nm'dH No Assistance.
Los A NO ui c' , Cnl , Sept. 2(1. ( Mrs. Fro-
mo'it , widow of ( icucr.il 1'romont , has nd-
dicsseda loiter to tlio Times In which cho ox-
piosscs great gratitude for the timely aid
rendered duilug the recent financial straits of
herself ami daughter. She states further that
In view of the puss.igo of thu hill granting her
a pension thu einci iron cy has p : > sscd aud uho
disircbiio further financial njsistanceu
> - 4
llorso 1'or Omaha.
JCy. , Sept. CJ. [ Spechl
Tclcgr.ua to Tins UIE. : ] Among the Import
ant sales of high-bred horses made yesterday
by B. AV. Ford of this coulity , was the bay
lllly Crcmonla , by Director (217) ( ) , dam by
Lookout , tu John D. Crolghloii , of Oman
Woolen .Mill Iliifiictl.
TAUXTOX , MOSH. , Sept , 3 1 , The Borrows.
vlllo mill nt Norton burned early this morn
ing together with the storehouses nnd a two-
otnry tenement house. The loss Is about
§ 100,000 ; Insurance notknouu.
When Haliy wan sick , we care her Cutorla ,
When iho WAX a CluU ] , ilia crlcJ tor Cistorla ,
When > hu tncnmo MUs , the clung toCastorta ,
When ihg lutil Children , tl.u garo Uiora Castoria ,
CONTENTS OF StTXPAY'3 1JEU
Tomorrow's Br.R will moro thna justify tin
claims ot its friends that it lithe loading dally
oftho Missouri valley by nrcsonllnK nmoiin ; r
other interesting features tlio following !
A I'toMfo dirtj/iV-Fnink 0 , Carpenter tclU
In nflollslitful manner nuiny rcmlnl ot cw
ottho nutlior of "Sartor Itciulus" nom
before published. AJ always , Mr. Oatpcnlot
Is very IntrroxtliiR In this letter which 1m
sends out from Ills Washington liomc.
Oil's ' Cotoinb mid , lm < if < jue-Umor ! tliU /
"Joo ICcrr , " who \vroto tlmt vi-ry
trooliuro "MunVa do.Monk Hick Mon Tort , "
tolls lit tlio Italian jargon the story of tlio
discovery of Amorlca ns related by lili
frlonil , I'oanuttl rrultnsUml ,
Vmifljttifr in Microcosm A. very brlpht
niul chatty article from nvoll known inoin-
tor of Oinnlin society , embodying many
tliliiRi of liiturest , but particularly a do-
siMliitlon ot tlio highland ! of Now llnnu'- '
3Vi Fichl of Sport As usual this depart
mental Tin : DEI : will lie jiartlcularly full
tomorrow with a tollable record ( it thu
doings la the world of spoiU bosldos a cor
rect tauloof tlio standing of the ball chilvf.
Clirtst'i Pint Miracle A sermon preached In
St. I'clor'sclmrcli , HraokUllu , on Oiosocoml
Suiuhy ntlor Eplpliany , bolng January 17 ,
183t5 , nnd worthy tliorlo cuporusul.
Jolnus in the Clutrcltci A feature of Tim
SUNinr HKK tlmt Ins been lilplily nrnlwl
Is Its church column , Tomorrow's nnivs vlll
bo up to the high standard nmilo lit tlio unst.
ilclwtit Slai'6 anil Driven. An exciting sUuy
of tlio civil war In which a NobrasUu soldlor
figures to excellent ail vantage.
Omnha'i Ramshackle Sqtime. The dlsgraco
the United States Rovonimonttolointos oi\
block SO uml some jiluln faots regarding thu
disgraceful practices nntl the lines of lunl-
nosaof tlioso uho occupy the future ] nbt-
TAc L.o\mgcr \ in the fioWty. Vflll pay n trilnita
to the tncmoryof Dion llonelo.uilt. besides
giving short rovlows of tlio coming plays nt
the theatres noU wcelc , In addition to theat
rical news of a general character.
Society in J/lilsiimiiiri' / . A full and complcto
rcsmnoof the local world of fashion.to
gether with an Intimation of whatthofuturit
promises for the do voices of bocloty.
A Votafrum Vcimont Mr. J. N. Kusscll , Jr. ,
tolls about the ovIU of prohibition In thu
Grocn Mountain state mid sou nJs \uxrnlii-j
notofor tuo guidance of thu iiooplo ot Is'c-
In the iMlqf liooms Wooltly doings ot the
seurot society niun ami the outlook ( or the
Associated press dispatches nnd New Yoiic
Herald cablosrams will ijcop tlio roadurs of
TinliK ! : thoroughly posted of the doings of
men and WOIIHMI thunorldovor ,
JMKS. S. f.
Short Sketch of Ono of the Ijiuly Mnn-
njjers ol'tlio World's Fair.
Snwnii ) , Nob. , Sept. 20. [ Special to Tim
BEi.J : Mrs. S. C. Langwoithy , who has 10-
cently been appointed ono of the Indy nuiiiiiir-
crs from Nebraska of the world's fair , \\.is
born in Orleans county , jNcw York , and ie-
ceived her education m Jlainliu univei-sit } ,
ItedVltifr , Minn. She was inurrlod to S t'
Langwnrthy of Bubuquc , la. , in 1853. and ie-
moved from that place to So .iril in 1ST .
Sbetsa woman of wide expcilcnconml Is
very popular. She Is always Interested In
educational afTnlrs nnd tnkcs nn active nnd
promluenfc part In all matters of public enter-
pi-lio. Her husband , S. C. Langworthv , Is
I > rc3ldcnt of the Fii-st National bank hi thU
city und her oldest son Is cashier.
AW.tJ.TS 1UK GKAXD JTOlll' .
A Southern Editor Arrestcil for Pub
lishing Lottery Ads.
BIUMINOIHM , Ala. , Sept. 20. W. P. Pinc-
Itard , editor and president of tlioAKC-Homld
company , was this morning arrested on n
warrant , charging nim with publishing adver
tisements of the Louisiana loltoiy company.
The United States commission held that oiuli
issue slnco last Friday was a separate olTcnso
und put him under bonds of $ , > ,00l , ) to await
the notion of the grand Jury.
Ceramic Art in Chicago.
Cmcioo , Sept. 20. iSpecinl Telegram to
Tun BI.K. ] The exhibition of ccrams at the
"Western decorative works , which -will continuo -
tinuo during this week , Is especially iiitorost- '
iug in thnt it demonstrates tno fact that deco
rated porcelain is sent hero from all parts of
the United States for firing and that , Chlcn
is fast becoming the recognized center in this
country for this kind of work. The two
panels of Mrs. Harrison , wife of the prasl-
dent , naturally excite moro Interest thin
much moro Interesting work. The 0110 rep
resenting orchids is exquisitely delicate 111
coloring und good in drawing. The second
panel by Airs. Harrison is of varicolored
pansics. beautiful in color nnd form. Mhs
M. A. Evnns , inventor of the pigment known
us "Evans yellow , " nnd also nutlior of tlio
illustrated publication "Evans' Designs for
China Palnt'iifr ' , " exhibits beautiful work In
raised and tinted gold over a background ef
yellow known by her nitino ,
Nebraska , Iowa nnd Dakota Pensions.
WASHINGTONSept. . 20. [ Special Telegram
to THE BEC.J Pensions were ifraiitoii today
as follows : Nebraska : Original invalid-
John. Stovers , Fremont ; John C. Vance ,
Chester ; Hornco Bean , SutUm ; Eli Avcry ,
Herman ; Oliver P. Straight , Omahu ; .Iaii.es
Adams , Elba ; Augustus \V. Pow ors , ICcnt
Jonathan Shannon. Blue Valloy. Increase
John S. Todd , Willow Springs. Uclssue
Patrick II. Stcelo. ICcaraoy.
Iowa : Original , old war Samuel P.
Glenn , Osccola ; William S. England , Osltv
kaloosa : Augustus Sdiarfo , Foit Sladison ,
liobort B. Wallace , Green .Mountain ; John I' .
Nccdrow , Gray ; liobcrt Calorcn , BliincliurJ ;
( Joorgo 13. Biinson , Moiavln. Increoso -
.Tessio E. Smith , Lyons. Kcissuo CJcorgo
W Klttemaii , Ottuinwa ; Joseph MoKlnneclr ,
Hickory. Original widows , etc. Niiniy-
mother of William Sntcholl , C.rlnnell.fij . <
South Dakota : Oiiginnl-I'liilumler With-
crull , V'anktoi. ; Henry Willluius , Plauo.
WASHINGTON , Scjit. 2(5. ( Bishop Sliaaloy
bishop of Jamestown , N. D. , cullcil on the
secretary of the Interior today nnd protested
against the action of Indian Commissioner
Morgan in abolishing ono day school nnd om <
industiial boarding ai heel vut nnd iicar tin1
Turtle mountain In North Dakota. Bishop
Slmuley Btrougly protested against thu uiln-
trary action of the commissioner hi this
Population ot'Iowti Cities.
WASIIIXOTON , Sept. 2(5. ( The census bureau
today announces populations as follows
Council niuffs , 31 , as > $ , increase 8,323 , Cies-
ton , 7,11)5 , inc-rcaso 'J,1U ; Ues loincs , 60.UU7 ,
iucroasu mUJi , ) .
James C. McGlnnls , nttornoy nt law , of St.
Tx > ulsono of the most eminent lights ut tlio
Missouri bar , is in thu city on professional
LOAN AND TRUST
Suhsoilbrdnnd Uuar.mtsvd Oajillal f.100,000
1'ald In Cuiilt.-xl . OMJ
Hays and soils stoolm and bondi ; nejothitiH
( Minuncrolnl iiupnr ; rocolvcH und uxucuti'i
trn tsiuctsnH transfer aut'iit nnd trustooof
coi jior.vt Ions , takes churga of pruporly , col
SAVINGS BAN 1C.
S. E , Cor. 10th and Douglas Sts.
I'.ild InOnpltal . ? 53.CO )
Niibserlbod and ( Iniiraiitced Oaiiltul. , , . ItXW )
Mablllty of btockholdcis . UOOOOQ ,
0 1'cr Cent Iiilitrrst 1'ald nn DopoMts.
1'UAMC J. I.ANdi : , Cushlor.
Ofllcnrs : A U.Vyinan , pri'tldoiit. J. J , llrown ,
vlco-prfsldoiit , W , T. Wyinnn , truiinuror.
ilrootorn-A. ) : U , Wymuit. J. II.MIllurd , J , J.
Itrotin , Oily O , Iliirton , V , W. Nu li , Tlionmt
L. ICImuall , Gcoisoll. Lake.
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