Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, November 05, 1890, Page 6, Image 14

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nellTcrod 1)V Currier In uny part cf the City.
II.Y. . Tll/rb.V. JJANAUKU
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J Nlflit : , Idlltor , No. ) .
I N. Y. P. GO.
Cfiunctl HluHs Lumber Co. . coal.
The city council meets this evenlnp.
The Acme club will entertain n social this
evening at the residence of Mrs. biiuon
Kisvinun ,
IVrinit to wptl was yotcr.lay Riven to Al
fred A Jlybco and Cora II. Kobiiwon , both of
Honey Creole.
Anvono wanting to buy rhcnn a flue team
of infjru mulc.1 , to ctbcr with linriicM ana
wnKon , siioutd call ut Fred Davis' stables on
Fourth street.
Woman's Christian Tom-
The lii'llcs of the
iterance- union will hold llinlr rcnular inculliji ?
thIn afternoon at : ) o'clock nt their rooms In
the Merriuin block. All Interested in tbo
work invited.
The funeral of Horace Everett will take
place this afternoon nt ! ) o'clock from Saint
Paul's ' chinch. Souts will be reserved for
the members of the vestry , the trustees of
the public library and the city oflldnls.
Articles ol Incotporatlon of the Oddfellows
Hall association were Hied yesterday. J ho
capital stock Is llxcd at J.TO.UCO divided into
hfircsof10wich. The Iilih03t ? amount of
Indebtedness which can he Incurred is * %
000. It li expected thnt the Oddfellows will
at on early duto erect a line building.
A telcgmmwas received from ludRO" ° ul-
ton last ovcidiiR nnnouncliif , ' the death of I Is
daughter Myrtle , nfjcil twenty-one jcn s.
She died vestcrdny afternoon at Charles
City , la. , nftcr ft short Illness from . oiiKra.
Honor tlio brain. Jtidt-o Uoiilton , who left
on Sunday evening In answer to a telegram
nnnounclng her serious illness , was-nt liei
bedside when she died. Shu was a lojoly
and her f tier
find accomplished vomit ; lady ,
and friends uro hcartbrolicii over hei tin-
tlmcly death.
L. A. ncrtfiiian , familiarly known us
" 013 , " was having a rather dronry birthday
cold and d nR
on account of a severe
hlmseU by the Uro when " c >
friends marched in on him ami in belmUof
the Mnonncivhor society presented n w I hon
cold-headed cane , only m-
on pletrant ° -
Bcrlbed1- and l dicuU , , ? his n e by the years
' l wW c "
1830 and IS'JO. Captain
presentation speech , short , , , and to the
of the canen as also
point. The recipient
elegant cuay chair. Ills
given by f rlomls an
cold is better ,
< Tbo moptliiK of the ladles of the } .omens .
Christian Temperance Union will ho he d th a
nftcrnoon at it o'clock in their roe , n the
Mcrrlam block. It will be of P.c.clttVn l
all members and tlioy Miould attend. MOf -
Montgomery will clvo an account of the state
convention nt UesMoinc" . whlelishc attended
us delegate from this union. Other literary
I entertainment will be afforded. 11 o artMlo
transformation of the room V ' .V ho
T artists who have suurcutcd it lor a studio ,
of the
adds Vrcatly to the attractiveness
temperance worker's headquarters.
" awarded an cx-
Charles b"1 Uray has been
tcnslvo grading contract on the Northweste
railroad ; and Is at the present tirno 1 nfl ntr
employment for ft small army numbering
about'ltve hundred and thirty men and sixtj
teams ; and Is still wanting more. The
Northwestern is building a double track on
the main line from Chicago , and Mr. Brav
has a contract to grade twenty-two miles of
Clinton and Lis
the now road bed between
bon. In. Clmrllo received his instructions a
a railroad builder under such nblo tutois as
J. J.Brown and Gen. G. M.Dodgc , nnd tnero
Is no doubt that ho will get through with his
present contract in good shape.
Tickets forOillctt's lecture at Corner book
Btoronnd Crockwcll's. Aid the Broadway
Chas. T. Uray wants to ship a lot of railroad -
, road laborers and teamsters to eastern Jowa.
Bco his advertisement in want column.
Now Is the tlmo to order yours ledgers ,
Journals , etc. , at Morchouse is Co. , Council
Bluffs , In. _
OwhiR to my loss by fire on October 2" , I
am compelled to ask all parties indebted to
m to pay upat once. J. bULMVAX.
Killed by n ( Srnvol Train.
Louie Fiertinio , on Italian laborer , was
kilted by n gravel train on the Milwaukee
railroad yesterday morning at 8 o'clock , or
received injuries nt that hour from which ho
flicd at II o'clock in the afternoon.
The accident occurred Just cast of the Mil
waukee yards near the Omaha and Council
Blnfts Chnutauqua grounds. Fiertinio has
been in the employ of the company for some
time , and was working yesterday with n lot
of other laborers on a gravel train. The train
was being switched after a load of pravcl
had been dumped. ITIertinlo was on a
ectiou that contained a Hat car
and the caboose , which had been
pushed down the track by the engine. It had
reached the point whcro it was desired to
stop , and the Italian endeavored to HOI the
brake. In some unaccountable manner his
hands slipped from the brake wheel and he
fell headlong on the track In front of the mov
ing cars. Ho endeavored to save himself and
got partly off the track , when the wheels
caught him. Ills head and body wcro on tbo
outside of the rail , hut the gravel car and the
caboose passed over his legs , mangling them
In n horrible manner from the hips down
Ho was picked up and taken to the com
pany's yard ofllco and a telephone message
sent for an ambulance. Ho was conveyed in
It the St. Honiard's hospital. Dr. AIncrao ,
the company's surgeon , was summoned. An
examination showed that amputation of both
legs would bo necessary , but the Injured man
was so prostrated by the shock that ttio oper
ation could not bo performed at once. Stim
ulants were administered , and every
effort made to revive him , but ho
never rallied enough to permit to
performance of the operation , but kept sink-
lug gradually until ! ) o'clock in the afternoon ,
when death ended his sufferings ,
i The body was taken to Lunkloy & Porter's
undertaking establishment and tbo coroner
notified. It was decided to hold an inquest at
10 o'clock this morning.
Bo far ns could be learned Fiertinio hiul no
relatives in this country except n second
cousin lU-liiB In Onmha , whoso naino could
not be learned. Ho was unmarried and about
thirty years of ago.
The Manhattan sporting headquarters , 413
Broadway , _
J. C. Blxhy , steam heating , sanitary en
gineer. 013 Ufo bulldlns , Omvh'i ; UOJ Mac
riain block , Council Bluffs.
A fresh Invoice of line cheviot suits foi
jroung men , Just received at Model Cloth
lug Co.
IlnnnrliiK Horace lOvorett.
The vestry of St. Paul's church held i
meeting yesterday afternoon for the purpose
of taking proper action on the death of Her
BCO Everett , Resolutions were adopted ax-
pressing the sorrow and regret of the ofUccrt
of the church in which ho has been so loii |
an active worker and member , and ordoriui
the usual observances.
The board of trustees of the public library
where ho has built his most enduring inouu
nicnt , will meet this morning for the suiin
In the city council tonight similar rcsolu
tlons will bo presented and adopted.
There nro many expressions of orroiv nm
universally Ulnd words for the dead man. HI
was a man of Morling honor and integrit ;
nnd never tried to shirk a responsibility o
failed to meet an obligation His word wn
as good as his bond , and if ho promised to pa ;
a mun $10,000 at 3 o'clock on a certain day h
would bo at the appointed place several mlu
uUw m advance of tbo tlmo. His puuctuallt ,
and hntnut of cruelty were among the troni
points of his character.
The finest hotelln Council Bluffs today I
the Uordon. _
Miss Grace Osbomo will organize classe
for study of the German language and llt rt
Wro. Cluss work to begin November 5. Fo
Ktthcr Information enquire at tKO Flnt v <
Democrats Probably Elect loth the Oity
and Oounty Tickets.
Iiotilo Fiertinio Crushed by n Mil
waukee Gravel Train Prisoners
Taken to the I'enltrntlary
rulnor Mention.
"Awfully quiet , isn't ill"
( "Yesfhow is It In the other wards t"
"Tho same thing. Xc\or saw It any more
quiet. "
Tliat was the talk hoaril over nnd over at
each of the polling places. Thcro was the
usual number of ticket peddlers , wagons
with bnmjcrs , bands of music and all that ,
but during the dny there were few crowds ,
little loud talk and no disturbances serious
enough to bo so mimed. The voting pro-
pressed rather slowly in moil of the products -
ducts , and the Indications were against there
being any where near n full voto.
It having been predicted that there would
bo many attempt * to run In fraudulent votes ,
much vigilance was exercised , A number of
citizens had been sworn In ns deputy United
States mnrslials , and the mayor hrul also put
on an oxtru police force. These ofiidals
found little to do. In the sccend ward yes
terday afternoon ono man wis noticed , who
had voted once , nnd was again in line ready
to cast another vote , using some nb.sonteo's
mime. It was whispered in his cur that
he had not bolter try it , and although at llrst
he made ablufl denial of hh liavhiK voted
before , ho concluded to retire. A few such
Instances occurred during the day , but the
presence of vigilant watchers seemed to bo
effective In provcnting this kind of work
being done to any extent ,
The polls wcro kept open until 8 o'clock ,
with the exception of the Fourth and Fifth
wards , where the necessary proclamation not
beiiigimidouttlio opening of the polls , the
voting stopped ut ( J o'clockt the polls kept
open after ihirlc , there -was a. little better op
portunity for illegal voting , but it Is not
thought that there was any great number
cast.Till ? city and county bclnp strongly demo
cratic the imostlon of the local result was ono
mainly of majority. The nrciiralo ligurcs
could not be obluiiicil lust night , nnd only
shrewd guesses could bo made.
The polls closed without an exciting event
having transpired during the entire day.
Only 0110 arrest for illegal voting was made ,
and that was a colored man named Fred
Stone. He was arrested upon complaint of
Dotnocrutio Challenger It. N. WuHtlcsey at
the Second ward. It was known that ho in
tended to east a republican ticket and tind qualify himself by registering at
the proper time and had procured the neces
sary affidavit to swear In Ills vote and had
comoto the polls to cast it. Whittlesey had
been Informed that the dnrkov was In the
city on Saturday and had been taken before
the registrars by Co'onclJoncs ' , but had re
fused to register. Ho was locked up in tbo
station and will have a hcarlug today.
The total vote ii this cltv was much smaller
than was anticipated , and was but a little
over two-thirds of the registry. The first
ward cast l8lotes ! ; the second , 933 ; third.
5SO ; fourth , first precinct , JtO'J ; lourth , second
precinct , KW ; fifth , 6IH : sixth , llrst precinct ,
410 ; second precinct , 104.
The ballots wcro terribly scratched , and
there was little nrosi > oct that the count in
the heavier populated wards would be com
pleted before daylight this morning. .At
10 : ; ! 0 the count was llmshcd on the head of
the licket In the tlrst precinct of the fourth
wnrd. It gave Koed " 00. and Bowman IS'l.
At midiiitrht the indications wore that
Bowmnn would run ahead of his ticket , butte
to what extent was merely matter of specula
tion. The chairman of the democratic county
central committee was claiming his election
by ' . ' .TOO in the district.
Ono feature of the day was the universal
scratching of 0. AV. Culllson , democratic can
didate for district Judge , and the substitution
of the natno of Walter I. Smith , the republi
can. . At 4 o'clock W. II. Ware , Smith's op
ponent in Council Bluffs , conceded Smith's
election and ceased to make an v further ef.
fort.Only a few of the country precincts re
ported before midnight , Bclknnp township
gave Kecd , 1(11 ( ; Bowman , 9'J , a net republican
gain over the vote last year for Governor
Holes of 22. Carson pave Keed , 114 ; Bow
man , 02 , republican gain of li. ICane , out-
sldo of city , Heed , 10 ; Bowman , ! t. ICnox ,
Heed , 1C.V Bowman , lisa. Jliiulon , need , ' . ' 0 ;
Bowman , 10-2. Garner , llecd , IW ; Bowman ,
1 9. Pleasant , Uced , i > r > ; Bowman , 100.
For stout men'a ' clothing call at Model
Clothing Co. , L. H. Mossier , Mgr.
See Glllctt's view of the Holy Laud to
thoroughly understand Talmnpo's sermons.
Masonic temple , Thursday evening. Tickets ,
Corner book store and Crockwell's. '
Council Itiuff * .
The cold weather is fast approaching. Now
Is the time to lay In your winter supply.V'o
bought an immense stock of winter poods of
every description lonp before the high tariff
was spoken of , and for cash , giving us every
benellt. Wo give our customers the full
benefit of our purchases , read the following
low prices and judge for yourselves , but bet
ter still , call and compare our goods and
prices with thnso of other maruets and the
saving can plainly bo seen.
Wo have Just received another largo In
voice of blankets , Including white , scarlet ,
natural wool and shceps gray , which will bo
placed on sale Monllay morning at tbo follow
ing low prices :
10-1 white blanket , C9c ( special ) .
10-1 whlto blanket , * I.UO , was $1.19.
10-1 white blanket. 11.75 , was R25.
1M ( white blanket , .00. was t.34.
10-4 all wool blanket , 1.50 , was fl.25.
11-4 whlto blanltot , $4.25 , was fT > .00.
ll-l all wool blanket , $3.00 , was fo.75 , wliloh
we guarantee all wool , full size , and best
Jo.OO blanket in the markets , California
blankets in beautiful colored borders , heavy
weight and largo slzo at $7.50 , J'J.OO and $12.00.
10-4 gray blanket Fl.ll > , was $1,83.
10-4 gray blanket f 1.45 , was $1.75.
11-4 gray blanket $1.75 , was { i.25.
11-4 gray blanket fcJ.ffi , was $ : i.i9. ;
12-4 all wool , extra largo blanket H.25 , was
$ , - > .oo.
Wo handle a full line of Dr. Price's sani
tary , all wool blankets , which wo can recom
mend to bo mudo from pure natural wool ,
nnd como In fourdlffcrontmlxturos of natural
wool , sanitary , fttieopi , gray nnd blue grays ,
at the following low prices :
10-1 blankets $1.50 , 11-1 blankets. $5 , 12-1
blankets f5.7f > . Wo nho show extra value in
rfcarlet blankets at $2,50 , all wool blankets
* 3 , JSI..W , $4.23 , and 17.
Notwithstanding the combination on com-
r Portables wo own our goods 10 per cent bet-
itcr than last season's prices and are prepared
to save you the snmoon all purchases.
Examine bargains at Tie , II. $1,10 , $1.39 ,
$ I.W ) , Jl.T.'i to $4.75. BOSTON STOUK ,
FotherinchnmVhittlaw & Co. ,
Leaders and promoters of low prices.
401,403 and 405 13roadway , Council Bluffs , la
- The MolUiiley mil
Has not affected the prices nt the People's
installment house. Everything goes atth 10 <
same old 11 gurus that have mada our IS :
clad all summer , dcticd competition and le
it possible to furnish a house from top to tIs
torn at little expense. Our specialties till Is :
week will be the Peninsular heating stovoi
cheapest , neatest , most economical stove in
the world. Mandol & Klelu , 0 Broadway
Dr. A. II , Qlllett of Chautauqua fame wll
glvo his lecture on Palestine , with stcro
optio illustrations , at 7:30 : p. m. Thursday
KovomberO , at Masonic Temule. The re
Is under tbo auspices of the M. M , A. id <
the proceeds will bo dovotou to the now M .
. church. Admission t5 ! cents.
Tnkoii to tlio I'cn.
Sheriff O'Nell has returned from For
Madison , where ho took live prisoners , sen
tenccd to terms In the penitentiary , The ,
wcroiVllson , ono year ; Urandy , clgh
years ; Davis , si * years ; For , ten years , id
Williamson , three years.
cs Tlio trip was devoid of any startling Incl
dents. Fox , who blubbered so freely oa r *
Tier celvlng hit sentence , aud who deemed to b
erc. to baJly shiUcoa by Uio thought that lie , &
innocent man , should thus bo ( routed a * a
criminal , was qulto in cheerful as nny , and
wasted no tears. IIo win yoked with the
colored man , "Slippery Sam" Davis , who
was running over with his negro drollery.
Davis inndo Fox a constant target for his
fun , and tormented him continually , to'tho
amusement of all except Fox himself. At
tbo depot , while waiting for the train , a com
pany of show people seemed much interested
In learning the history of the man In Irons ,
and ono irrntlcnum , who scorned to bo the
manager of the troupe , interrogated unvls ,
who gave the doalrcd Information , while the
Indies In the party gathered closer to satisfy
their curiosity ns to the nature of the crimes
which thcso men hud committed , This ono
had committed forgery ; that ono had stolen a
horse and bugpy ; another haJ committed
burglary , and so on until D.wli came to l ox.
He bepan to tell in the plainest of English
what Fox had boon guilty of , but lha ladles
scattered In quick tuistc , and there seemed no
further desire to satisfy their emisity.
On reaching the penitentiary Duvis was
recognized nt once by MeOc , tlio colored man
who is sen-hit ? a ilttcon years sentence for
shooting another darkey ut the Ogdcu house
a few yearn ago.
Cuff Johnson , also colored , who was sent
from hero a few years ago for murder , is said
to bo one of the hardest working and best bo-
havcd prisoners in the penitentiary. A short
time ago lire broke out in the shops , and CunT
was mainly Instrumental In putting It out.
Ills aeu"oa on this occasion has won for him
much good feeling.
Sheriff O'Neill carefully avoids giving any
publicity as to when ho proposes starting
away with prisoners. When a day is thus
publicly announced there nro toomany frlt-nds
who gather nt the ] nil and depot to say their
BOodoys , nnd this is bothersome and annoy
ing , as It requires extra vigilance to prevent
articles being passed to the prisoners , and
there is too much talk to suit thn sheriff.
Ilenco tie generally slips away quietly with
them , ana often nothing is known among
their friends nbout their departure until they
are safe in the penitentiary.
Experts nnd families who have used the
tea In the imported Japanese tea-pots sold by
Lund brothers , pronounce it ttio best to bo
obtained in the city. It is direct from the
customhouse , freshly packed , hot-metrically
scaled. The tea-pot nlono retails from $1 to
$2 , hut you get a pound of the best tea aud a
handsome , highly beautified te.i pot for $1.
They are going fast. 25 Main street.
J. G. Tiptou , real estate , 527 Broadway.
For boys' and cUlldrcn's ' ' suits durably
made and at lowest prices , call at the Model
Clothing Co.
An elegant line of Molten overcoats nt re
duced rates at , Model Clothing Co.
Dr. Soybert. Kos. Ogdcn house. Tel. WO.
Gents' underwear in great variety at prices
to suit all at Model Clothing Co. , L , . II
Mossier , Mgr.
Buy your coal and wood of C. B. Fuel Co. ,
537 Broadway. Telephone 130.
Tlio City Council.
.Fourteen members of the council were
present at a brief session of that * body last
A communication from Vice President Hol-
combc , asking a permit for the Union Pacific
railway company to use the sidewalk space
on the south side of Jones street east of
Hinth , was referred to the cotnmittco on
viaducts and railways.
A resolution was adopted giving the street
railway company permission to narrow the
curb line on Thirty-second avenue , to give
mom for a double car track outside the
Chairman O'Connor of the streets and
alloys commltto was granted further tiino to
prepare a report on the claims of the street
sweeping contractor for September aud
The regular appropriation ordinance ,
amounting to $2. " > 2SOJ.OO , was passed and the
council adjourned until Thursday evening.
ptfttsax.if , I'.tiiAUit.tPUS.
C. E. Babcock mid daughter left yesterday
for Now York , to bo gone a week or more.
Mrs. E , Hosewatcr returned yesterday
from a four weeks' visit with relatives In
Cleveland , O.
Howit Tasted and Mow JIo Kelt After
Smoking It.
The tiino had como in our boyhood
which wo thought demanded of us a ca
pacity to smoke , writes Itov. T. Do Witt
Tnlmnjro'lii tlio Ladies' Homo Journal.
The old people ol the household could
abide neither the sight nor the small of
the Virginia weed. When ministers
came there , not by positive injunction
but by a sort of instinct as to what would
bo safest , they whiffed their pipes on
the back stop. If llio house could not
stand Hanotilied smoke , you may know
how little chance there was for adoles
cent cigar-putting.
By some rnro gooil fortune which put
in our haml.s three cents , wo found tic-
cesd to u tobacco store. As the lid of
the long , muTOW fragrant box opened ,
nnd for tlio ili'ht ttmo wo owned a ei ar ,
our fcel'.ngs of elation , manliness , Htipor-
io-ity nnd anticipation can scarcely bo
imagined , save by these who have had
the sumo sensation. Our first ride on
horseback , though wo fell off before wo
got to the barn , and our first pair of now
boots ( real squeakers ) wo thought could
never bo surpassed in interest , but
when wo put the cigar to our lips and
stuck the luclfor match to the end of the
weed , and commenced to pull with an
energy that brought every facial imisclo
to its utmost tension our satisfaction
with this world was so great our tempta
tion was never to want to leave it.
Tlio fclgar did not burn well ; it re
quired an amount of suction that , tasked
our determination to the utmost. Yon
see that our worldly moans had limited
us to a quality that cost only 8 cents.
But wo imd boon taught that nothing
great was accomplished without effort ,
and BO wo pulled away. Indeed , wo had
hoard our older brothers in their Latin
ossons say , oinnla vincot labor ; which
translated means , if you want to make
anything go , you must scratch for it.
"With these sentiments , wo passed
down the village street and out toward
our country homo. Our head did not
feel exactly right , nnd the street began
to rock from sltlo to side , BO that it was
uncurtain to us which side of
the street wb were on So wo crossed
over , but found our.solf on tlio sumo side
wo wcro on before we crossed over. In
deed , wo immagined that wo were on
both sides at the sumo titno , and several
fast tonms driving botwccn. Wo met
line t ho r boy who asked us why wo looked
so palo , and wo told him wo did not look
, pale , but that ho was pale himself.Yo
sat down under the bridge and began to
reflect on the prospect of early decease ,
3 and on the uncertainty of earthly ex
pectations. Wo him dotormincd to
smoke the cigar all up und thus got the
worth of our money , but were obliged to
t- throw three-fourths of it away , yet know
iust where wo throw it in case \vo fell
better the next day.
Getting homo the old people were
frightened nnd demanded that we state
what kept us so into and what was the
- matter with us. Not feeling that we
. were called to go into particulars , ani
not wishing to increase our pnronts' np
. prehension that wo were going to turr
out badly , wo summed up the ease will
the statement that wo foil miserable n' '
the pit of the stomach , \Vo had mus
irt tard plasters administered and carofii
n- watching for several hours , when wo fel
nsloop and forgot our illbuppoiptincn
ht und humiliation in bolng obliged t <
throw away three-fourths of our lira
El- - *
Elbe The Unto nf Hearting.
bo An uvorngo reader goU through 40' ) '
in vords a iiihmta
t u
Soon to ie tbo MostProsperous , ( Glass in tbe
Ltiud ,
i , ' . ' !
Director Collier of the New York I-lv-
perliiicnt Station S.iyi * that tlio
Airl'iiltiirnl Millenium IH
Now Close Upon Us.
Dr. Fetor Colllor , director of the Now
York agricultural experiment station ,
in u recent address at Ovid upon "Tho
Future ol Agriculture In the United
States , " presented facts and opinions
which have n vital interest not only to
agriculturists , but to pvorvbody who
cats broad und meat , says the Now
York Sun. Dr. Colllor bollovcs that
hard times for farmers are almost ut nu
end , und that MOOII they will bccomo the
most prosperous class in the land. Ho
makes this broad prophecy :
"That agriculture of Into years nnd at
present 1ms failed to bring the pecunl-
iary returns which it might all must ad
mit , but that the prospects for the fu-
uro of agriculture in this state , and in
his country are forblddiilg I do not bo-
liovo. In fact , at tlio risk of being
thought optimistic , I wish tp bo placed
on record as predicting that to the best
of ray knowledge und belief wo are nbout
entering upon nn era of agricultural
prosperity the like of which as a people
wo have never known , and which pros
perity is to bo permanent. "
In presenting the roasonsforhis opin-
on , Dr. Colllor deals with some sitriii-
flcant facts grouped in an Interesting
way. IIo says :
"First lot us seolc to learn tlio cnuso or
causes of the present agricultural de
pression , sluco obviously if it or they
can bo removed tlio depression must
ccasoWo Hud upon investigation that
in this state of JSTow York , at least
such depression is not duo tea
a diminution in tlio fertility of
our hinds. If wo tnlco the aver-
ngo yield of our lending farm crops ,
corn , wlioat , oats , potatoes , and hay for
the past quarter of a century and divide
this period into these from 1802 to ' 70 ,
1871 to ' 7S ) , nnd 1SSO to ' 83 , wo find that
the average acreage yield of thee Hvo
crops , the aggregate value of which is
02 per cunt of the total value of our
loading farm crops , had fallen oil but
1.0percent during1 the second period
from the average yield during the first
period ; and the avcrngo yield of the
third period was within 8:6 per cent of
what it was durin g the llrst ; and this
diminished yield is perhaps duo In great
measure to less careful cultivation
which the low prices of farm products
seemed in many cases to exouso , if they
did not justify. .
"On the ether luviul the average mar
ket value of thcso five crops was , during
the second period mentioned , only 7o.O
per cent of what it was in the first , and
during tlio third period dropped to an
average of only OG.9 per cent of what
these crops upon an average sold for
during the first period. In view of this
great fulling oil in prices it appears tome
mo needless to seolc further for causes
, rtho recent and present depression ,
and I thinlc no ono can doubt that with a
restoration of prices to something np-
proxlumtiiijT what they were , a revival
in agriculture would speedily follow. I
cannot accept either the explanation
wholly of 'over-production' nor the con
clusion that it is long to continue. To
ino it scorns that this over-production is
relative rather than actual , that it is
determined rather by the ability to nur-
chnsothanby the actual needs of tlio
consumer. To take for illustration our
manufactures , certainly there is of these
products ot labor an enormous supply ,
but does this in fact surpass or as'yet
oven cqunl the reasonable desires or
legitimate needs of our people ?
"Now , during the decade before the
present century , from 1700 to 1800 , the
annual per capita consumption nf sugar
in the United States was less than ton
pounds (0.05. ( ) In 1810 it had increased
to only 15 pounds. It doubled
during the next 20 years , being
31 in 18oO , and during the past
oO years it 1ms again nearly doubled ,
since the present annual per capita con
sumption of sugar in this country is
nearly or quite sixty pounds. Can nny
onu bollovo Unit with suuh a record thuro
is reason to question the general pros
perity of the country ?
"As with sugar , so is it with mnny
another article of consumption by our
poonlo. It is estimated that the per
capita consumption of broadstuiTs
amounts annually to an equivalent of
fully 8 bushels of grain , mainly
wheat and corn , 'making the fullest
bread ration of nny nation in the world , '
ns the statistician of the Dcpnrtihont of
Agriculture declares. Indeed it is
, proverbial that as a people wo are al
most prodigal in our expenditures for
food supplies. But I wlHli to call atten
tion to tlio several points which to mo
appear to prove that wo are upon
the eve of what JT , believe will prove tlio
golden ago of our agriculture.
" 1. The population of the country is
very rapidly increasing ; from ISliO to
1870 it increased 2i ; per cent. , nnd from
1870 to 18SO , HO per cent. ; so Unit , if the
muno increase is continued , us there ap
pears no reason' to doubt , the present
census will show a population of (1-5,200- (
000 ; but the increase of these living in
cities has been rnbro rapid. There were
in 1880 nearly 13 times as many people in
the United StntosUiH in 175)0 ) , but over 8(5
times ns many living in cities in 18,80 as
in 1800. Tlio increase of population was
from 1800 to 1870 } 23 per cent. ; Of these
living in cities,69 , percent. ; the in-
croiiso of population from 1770 to
1880 was HIV i'or cent. , but of
these living in citios10 per
cent ; from 1600 to I860 the increase
in population was 00 per cunt , , but of
these llvliipr in cities , 123 per cent.
Nearly one-fourth of nil our people live
in cities , nnd slnoo then the number has
vastly increafccd , und I think relatively
BO , wo BOO , tlion , that agriculturally
the consumers are increasing far more
rapidly than the producers ,
: ' 2. The numborof farms in the United
States hns nearly doubled (00 ( per cent
increase ) from 1W50 to 1880 ; while the
average acreage in the farms lias dimin
ished during t is same period ! l5 ! per
cent ; botli facts of very great signifi
cance as evidence that thonrea of arable
land was diminishing relative to the in
crease in the number of these who de-
Biro to ongugo in agriculture.
" 3. While the area in farms increased
from 1800 to 1880.32 por.'cont the improved
)0 land in farms increased 75 per cent ,
showing that increase of tillable lands
was mainly secured by improving lands
already occupied.
" 4. Thoavorngocrop-prodticingcnpao-
Ity of our soils is diminishing.
6. l-'roin KSGO to 1SSU tlio area ilovotcil
to our leading1 crops increased 1127 per
cent , whiles our population Increased
during this period OK per cent , uiul wlillo
crerythlng points to the fact that our
arable land is largely occupied -as wit
ness tlio haste to possess Okliilionm , nnd
the efforts to reclaim by irrigation the
arid regions of tlio wont there appears
to be no ovldonco that our population
will not steadily incroaso.
"At prcMHitliO per cent of our products
are consumed at homeor SMnor cent not
counting tobacco and cotton. It scarcely
appears 113 a linzardousi prediction Unit
within llvo years and perhaps oven
sooner. * l ho homo demand may fully
equal the supply of our agricultural pi'o-
ilucts , and tliuu , if they nro wise , the
farmers o ( the country will bo the urns-
tors of the situation , and those words of
Napoleon that 'Agiieulturo is the bunis
and strength of all national prosperity , '
will bo recognized as sober truth.
"Awaiting1 , thenus I think \vomayln
conlldont hope the good tiino so nuar nt >
and , what , wo may stop to inquire , nro
10 duties of the lion r ; and 1 would say
rst , study economy in production. Let
no indicate the possibilities , ves , the
reliabilities which lie In this direction
or the intelligent farmer. Two of our
eliding' ' Now York dairymen secure
radically the same average product in
utter from their hordsand their results
re nearly three times the average ro-
uUsseonred hi the state. Hut ono of
licso feeds a ration costing 14 cents
ally per cow , the ether , getting no bct-
or result , feeds his cow a ration costing' '
xnctly double , 2S cents per day. Hut
no cent a day saved upon the dairy cows
f tills state means a saving of over
10,000 a day , a saving of nearly 'H ' > ,000-
00 a year. This is ono of the practical
irolilems upon which your experiment
tat Ion is engaged.
"But I wish to say a word as to what
coins to mo the wi.scst policy to pursue
or the immediate future. Ave liavo seen
lint if there IB any over production it
Hist obviously bo of these products
vhinh are exported , und they are very
ow in number ; corn , wheat , meats , and
otton constituting as I have snitl ! HJ pot
ent of our exports. On the ether hand ,
vo Import annually over $ :5)0,000,000 : ( )
vorlli of agricultural products , many of
vhicli may bo , I am sure , proflta' ' ly pro-
'need in this country , for example , sugar
nd molasses , wool , hides , barley , libers
xnd horses , lhes.o . alone uggj-ogatinir
170.000,000 in vuluo , or 0.3 per ct > nt of
mr imported agricultural products. Tone
no it would seem wise to diminish by a
ittlo the production of these products
vhich are in excess of our wants , and
celt to produce those products for which
he tlommul exceeds the homo supply.
"Lot mo mention only the matter of
iignr and molasses , for which wo an
nually expend about$100,000,000. I have
1 sample of sugar in my possession repro-
enting the result of an extended oxpori-
neiil with several hundred tons of cane ,
vhich I have no doubt can bo produced
it an expense not exceeding ono cent a
louiul ; and , within twenty-live miles of
vhcro wo now tire was produced at u
reat profit a sample of syrup ns good or
> otter than any sold in the btato of Now
York. "
3xnmi > lcfl of IS.x-Sluvos In the South
Who Have Grown \Vcallliy.
It will probably be surprising to know
hjvtin is 11 colored man ,
vlio is worth o\or $ ! 1")0,000 , says the
Chicago Tribune. His name is Sylvos-
or , and ho lias a line mansion in the
nest desirable residence portion of tlio
city ; and , what will most surprise Chicago
cage people , his wife employs nothing
) ut white servants. How did Sylvester
jet rich ? "Well , ho got a start m poli-
, ics , then ran a saloon and gambling
louse for colored people for a few years ,
, hen went Into real estate and specu-
uted. IIo is shrewd and successful.
One of the most successful and wealth-
est real estate men of Houston is a col
ored man. His name is Milton Stcrrott.
! Io owns a line residence surrounded by
"immense grounds , all terraced on" and
planted in the finest llowors and shrub-
jory , and kqops a lanilucapo gardener to
ittend it. IIo was a waiter on the boats
Between Galveston and Houston before
ind during all the war , and made every-
, hing ho has in real estate deals during
; he last twenty years , lie owns several
urge plantations und is worth at least
$ -400,000.
Then take Senator C. N. Burton , of
Port Bend county. When the war
closed and ho was freed , he lived on a
plantation belonging to his mistress ,
ivhoso husband and two sons were killed ,
leaving her alone in the world. She
luul given him a good elementary educa
tion ; ho was shrewd. By attention to
Dusiucss ho soon acquired a good farm ,
in u few years ho added to it , and
bought in the plantation formerly owned
by his mistress ; and had two ether largo
ones on the Bra/os in ton years moro.
His old mistress being reduced to pov
erty , ho undertook to euro for hor. He
said when ho was elected to the state
semite that hq owed all ho was to her
kindness , and that ho felt It his duty to
euro for her. And ho sent her back to
her native state Virginia and rogti
larly remits to her , and has done so for
fifteen years , $150 every month. He is
popular with whites and blacks , demo
crats and republicans , and studied law
so that ho could depend upon himself to
manage his immense plantation and
ranch interests. Senator Burton is worth
over $500,000.
Then Henry Black , the sheep and cat
tie ranchman of Tom Green und Pecos
counties , is worth nearly 8 < > 00,000. Ho
has made it all in less than llf teen yours.
A0 thcso mon southern ncgroed ? Yes ,
every ono of them.
But the largest plantation owner and
the heaviest farm land tax payer In the
rich county of Lomar was a light col
ored mulatto named Harvey. IIo died
a few weeks ago and loft a widow , who
will bo able to pull through , probably ,
ns her husband loft four largo plantn
tions. a fine stock farm , some city prop
"orty in Paris and a big bank account.
Besides this , ho loft her a snug littlu in
surance policy on hisllfe ser 318,000.
A Ilorolo outliurii Girl.
Judge James P. McTcor , a momborjoi
the bar of Virginia , and who happened
to bo on the Loulsvillo & Nashville trait
coming to Now Orleans the other night ,
furnishes the following to a corrcspon <
dent for the Now York Tunes :
"I was a passenger today on the Louis'
villo & Nashville train , which was live
hours lato. Before reaching the lout
bridge beyond liiloxl the engineer ,
running at full speed , observed a negro
on the trcstlowork near the north ond.
The negro , observing the approaching
train and hearing the warning slg
mils , turned asldo and clung foi
a moment to a telegraph polo. IIo then
loft his place of Biifoty and ran for the
next polo , in Ills excitement forfuttin/ / ,
to jump to the water , a distance of per
hups llHoon foot. Despite thoongmeor's
warning signals , ho stopped ; bowed lib
head and tlio pilot of the engine crushed
his skull and knocked him into the
water , where ho lloundored and btrug-
glcd for some minutes , The water was
two and a half feet deep , and five or six
big , stalwart negroes stood by anil re
fused to run in nnd try to bavo the unfortunate -
fortunate man's life.
"Prom a house near by a beautiful girl
of aorno eighteen summers was soon to
Of Council Oluffc.
llmni-rom-I. A , Mlllor. 1' . O. fllpaton. Ill *
Blmviirti K. II. Hurl , .1 t ) . KdmuttiKin.riia.rloi
3EAUTYo/PoLlSHf - VMIuiniati. TruiK.iotgi.vior.ll } lni l
SAVING LABOR/CLEANLINESS , IIPM. liiirjti'it oapltul itiul surplus of nny
bnnk InSmlliwc.stoni lo\vu.
Wholesale nncl Rot nil Uoalors la
The above cut shows our new self-dumpno ! retnll delivery
wagon , by whicli tlu-ee tons of conl can bo unloaded in n inimita
nncl cnrr-iccl into the cellar 01-conl house if It is 2O foot ownv. No
coal left in the wogon. None scattered on tlio ground. Used ex
clusively by us.
OFFICE , 10 PEARL ST. Yard , 10th Ave & Fourth St.
J. II. IS. OUAltK. Mannciof. OOUNOIU UIvUrvb'S , In.
Telephones : Olllco. UOO. YardOIO.
VOUS Ijr.HIMTY. wVukiiCM of Hody and
Mind ; KlloiMsot l.rrors or rxcns csln Old or
Younn. liobust. Noble MANHOOD fully ic-
stciitid Wo Kiiiirantoo every co > o or money
refunded , Sample course , llvo days' treat-
incut. $1 ; fiilluiiurH1. $5. Sticiircly touted from
bsur vullon. Cook Homed y On. . Uiiiului , Neb
Olllce. St.'lull Hotel , Cur. I'lth ami IodicSt )
Corner Main nnd Broadway ,
Pculors In foroljm and domestic oxi-hanso
Collections mudu and Inlurcit paid on time
All Iclmls of Dying anil CHcanlnirilotin In tlm
fllL'hostSiyloof tlio Art , Padi-d and Stiilnud
rubrics nmclu to look us KIMH ! as nmv. Work
linimptly doiioitnil delivered la all parts of
Uiu country. Hondfor price list.
0. A. MAOIIAN. Prop. ,
lOl'l Ilmad war , Xc\r : North western llepof ,
vim with all possible speed. She dashed
into the wuter and pulled the dying1 mm :
to the shore , where ho tiled in a few
moments. This dtvi'lnfr , liorolo deed \v s
olMjrvcd by u train full of pna.-cn ors ,
who , from their position on the bridge ,
were tumble to render help. "
Otherwise , Dr. , ilie Palo
of INiinpPiivnits Golliain.
Rov. T. DoVilt Tnhniiijo delivered In
> > * o\v \ York the ether nijjlil tlio first of a
scries on the holy hind iintl surrounding
countries. Tlio text wis part of the
thirty-second vei > o of tlio IDlth Pun 1m :
"IIo "touclielh the hills uud they smoke. "
The conjji'Ck'iition were carried ( n
fnncy to tlio scenes in the museums at
Naples and at tlio entrance to the buried
city of Pompeii. "From the pictures to
bo seen 011 the walls in those mnsouins. "
said tlio lecturer , "tlio City of Pompeii
was not ( It to livo.
"Therefore God touched the hill nt
the back of that city on August , in the
year 7l ! , and wiped the wickedest city on
earth out of existence. " lie argued that
science and roveHtion did not disagree
in rofjartl to the ancient history of this
world.Vo will hold on to our bibles u
liltlo longer , " ho said. "All the brains
of this country and of the world are com
ing : out on the side of the bible. Wash
ington was u believer. Gladstone is n ,
believer. Uiipluicl , Handel , llhydn ,
licothoven and Mozart were all boliov-
ors."lioil employs volen.iocs for the de
struction of cities characterized by ono
particular bin. Of the fcovon cities
which have been destroyed by volcanic
action the sin was always tlio same , and
if the Hutisiiin , French and American
literature of u particular demoralizing
sort is not banished from our news
stands und the ladies' parlors in this
country Cod will lot loose s-omo of the
monsters which ho has chained up In
the center of the earth by touching the
hills about our cities. Thoru is also a
volcano in political life , as well as do
mestic and tocial , and purifying i
needed or the volcano will burst forth. "
An enormous mimhoi\pf forms have
ueuoino vacant this Michaelmas , and all
over England It upuoaiM to bo extremely
probable that land owners will have
them thrown upon their hands , ns in
most counties there are half a dozen
vacant holdings for every eligible
applicant , buys the London World. In
Hampshire , Kent , Sussex , and ether coun
ties , where the principal hind ownora
already have thousands of ncrcs unDoou- :
pled , the prospect is really very serious.
It is nearly impossible to let arable
farms on any terms , and even good graz
ing farms will only llnd tenants ut re
duced rentals. The Kent hop farms are
reported to bo ilillicult to let oven at half
the present rents.
Cliuroli HfTvloo by Telephone.
Church service is now supplied to the
publlo by telephone In iJinninghnin ,
England. Transmitters are set up in
the church , BO that Hiibnurlbors to the
telephone can hear the service and the
sermon at their private residence , if do-
ulred , At the end of the choir btulls ,
on the top of the lectern and the rend
ing desk of the pulpit the small metallic-
eased transmitters are placed , and they
are so regulated that the sound Is guth-
orod In without requiring the voice to
bo directed especially to them.
"What shnll I do on Christinas dav.
If invRriyKooscshould run away/ "
\\'o don't ixnrct ; our Kniy KOO-.O to inn awar.
lilt ' shall allow tlio following tuiri't ; tvru *
onO'hrlstnmsduy :
1 iKirn-l Ri-iimifated sucar.
W ) lu-i iMnca and Java ciiilpc.
Ml Ibs K. T. Davis' No. 10 Hour.
in bticlii-lsof pointers. .
! i Ibs. bust tun.
Tlicabovu Roods will get n way. nnil If you
can cant mo any of tlinni you : uo nrli-iiinr to
them , If jnu want In know fiiitlK-r iiui-tlou-
lar.s UMC any of outsalcxiiien , . at tlio sim :
tlmo save yourself : n per emit.
Wo liny fen-unvh anil sell for oasli. and are
nblo toKuvooiiriMisioiiarsir ] : > luri-rnt.
1.111)- ) . . Krannlate.l .sugar for II CO
lOlbs. oxli-al'siuui * 100
iribs , ( , ' Miieiii' i 00
7 liiii-H ofVlnlo
Itiis-lnii soap for v'So
21mi-auf eel ( luundiy Munii 6O
' ' ' '
California hams ppr pniiiul. . . , . . M }
lloni-lf-s limns per pound Ua f-
rn > ainl'livi > M > per pound 13d J
rotating per hushi'l uoo 1
lully nur lo-.iml 5 < j I
Navy lioims nor pound M
Crai'licrs per pound 50
'I'll ! Ion VPS ofibroad fur lOo
Mustard SiiMllncs , per can 7o
Oil Smllni's. poroan 76
I'ottt'il ham , pi-r win Bo
Ilevllcil hiiin , per ciin. . . . . . ( So
Twiioi. boltlo li'innti nxtiuot fld
Iwo oz. bottle Viinlla uxtraot ! k >
Vlncziir , PIT gallon I5o
Coal oil. per Ballon lOa
1 Ivo callous nusiillno OSo
Wo nro lloailqiiai-tcrs on l-'lour.
U. T. n.ivls'No.10. per suck II 60
It. T. Davis' , Itlno I . iiorsiiclc 1 ikt
Hold incdiil. poi-hiick 1 M
HIIKO. Norlnii . ( 'n'sIliilViilorioiir 1 40
A. Kattlor , try II , pt-rHiu-k 1 ( JO
All goods warranted ns topri'SPiilcil ' and 13
ounces t o Ilio pound. Welch your cnoda iinJ (
don't bo dcci'lwtl hy your lilKli liriufil K nicer *
man. Any grocer wIslihiKto sell on I.e.ill on
C. 0. D.
fourth Street and Broadway. Council „
Bluffs. Iowa.
Strletljtn builnoiii" is nHplomllil motto. Th1 * hijh.
cut Biii'ooi ! , In uvcrj llnoof hiim nn"rk.vl < runcb a
lijulm who holds to mom ; ndopticl i > | > 03l.-ilt/ .
P plo nro tiroRretslvo , full of cnor r. inoutr
makliiK ncliuDios. Th07 naeJ npuciitl tr.iln.ii.of
Lends In fopilhir education. Her pub" " ro'iooll
ire Uulnc KMIII ! work fur her hcreailiu mi Illual *
Wcatorn lown.
Coinircncoi full ' torin Fopt. lit , > ho oi ! ti tba
really praclk-nl for lier SLnlonti. N'o.niil Hint-
. I , wnll or.
Kanlze.l nnd rarcfully ivmtjnctoil BtiKlgitt liuf i
rntoritnnytluio. I \VrHo for further p | iirlloja : | 14 .
\V. \ . 1'unlioii. '
Council Bluffs , Iowa. 1
V Cpliir7 | 'Tl'i"conf ' t'1" ' I'cafp. Oflli'o nv
11. vHllllu Ainorlcan I'.vpreis , , No. 43J
llroadway , Co u null KlnlTN , Iowa.
* Attornoyiat 1/iw. I'rnr .
\ IHQ Snillllcrc ' / *
Ollllb ( X OillillULla u , . , , , „ | 8Uj , , nnj
federal courts , Kooms II , I and A
llunoblouk , Cuuncll 111 all's , Iowa.
KO InlMii-urH wantril. H. It. men for work Id
' eastern Iowa. Jl.'ipi r ilav , " . ' > tiiiintlors ,
tiO.Oinnd lioiinl pt-r moiilli. l < 'ii'i > t rariKportik-
lion. Apply to C' . T. Hiay , Nu. 1" Beolt St.
Cou null lllnirs , Iowa ,
WANTKI ) A Kill , 13 ( ir 10 years old , foi
Unlit hiiiisuwiuk. Addio-s , Mrs. S , J.
, I'"J I ! lea aveiino ,
FOU HAIKorTrailo ( , ' < . blni-1 ,
ti'di inonlliHnld. A.HolinllurbiiMllioaci , | -
way , Council 1 Hull's , Iowa ,
\ , \ / ANTKD A tooil ( ? lrl lo flngeiuThl houio-
T > work. Apply at.'i-'T 1'lftli avu.
7710U ' HUNT - Tim MnMahan IhroiHlor
1' hrli-lc liliiflc , No. .TiH. , wltliulovuto *
J. W.
KKNT A c-lioleo plnco of uiiiilun land
-L. near Council Illull'H , wllli KOOI ! new ImllcN
hii ; . liaint'dlalu possession U dus > lred. J\V ,
WANTED u married man. pus : t inn In
itoro In country Irnvii ; I" you is \porl- -
CIIL'O ; A No , 1 leforcnei-H ; L'nod bookKi'Upcr. 1C
i"J , Dec olllcf. I'ounoll lllHtU ,
'IT'OK ItilXT Rood llvd-rooin hon c ; | IO.OO |
Iolliiu' luaisci ( lirfiTont prk-i.'s ; unit xlnxlQ
room < iversion' noiircuiiil IIOIIID ; Im ihcs and
lots for Hiilo on nionllily piiyini'nts ; un < > IIUUH *
nnil lot WKlj ili'slriiblu linsfins < hn nn haiiii'
dtrH Htri'd. North Oinahu , for loaHor bal
chuap. J. It. D.ivlilfcon , Oil l-'lftli .iMinio.
FOIt SAI.K Coinnlcto sol of tlinjiTH Iool4
and tiniill htouk of tlnwaro itt : i liarKulib
: il loom 1118 IUurrlam block.
etovosat cmt toclosoimt.
for hard inaplo liousn niovlni ; iftllom uud
Jitclta. 1U _ ) . Amy A Co. CM Maltmtii-ut.
AI UMCS-l'or iialo ( Ouiap , a npfiii of coed
1 1. Horklmj iniilos , with liurnvis and ; mon.
Apply to I'liid DavlV ttaliles oa Kouitli blruoft
ncur I'lf Ih u vcn no.
fp\VOHJ-ac-ro farimfor sale iioitl-Ilic 'lty al
J. a ImrKiiln. W. A. Wood < b l'o. . Vu ; .Main ii
HAIl > -Tho htook und ( lUurusnf K neil
i tuhllfihoil ifrocury more , or will Bell
block mid loiitstoni nnil lUturuS : U" > iira4 )
4-y < > ar-olil col in for sule , Inijulrn nf T , I *
binllh & iJim. 7U 10th uvo. , Cuiniell lllnlTH ,
POH B\lK or HontGarclen ( ami , nltk
huui i , by J , li. Ulo , 1M ( Mikla it , CCDB9l |