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2 THE DAILY OMAHA BEE jMTONDAY , NOVEMBER 17 , 1890.
tlrcty. Tlioy plant the ecd , cultlvnto the
com , break and cut It mid tnko It through
the various processes necessary to prepare It
foe the thop. They there make up the
brooms nna last year they completed
for sale 7r,00 brooms and fi70 whlsUs.
The nverngo detail of boys In this cepartincnt
Is ten. The government awarded the school
n contrnct for 9SO dozen brooms and 100 dozen
whisks tliU year. The factory la a paying In-
Htltutlon nnd makes nil the brooms used Intha
Indian school service. Six boys are employed
In llio carpenter shop. Tlioy have built four
buildings on the school premises mid have
without nny Instructions erected several cot
tages in the vlllngo of Genoa In addition tone
end of rfcpalrlng , fence building , etc. , about
tbo premises of tbo Institution.
The following tublo will show tbo products
of the ichool farm and miscellaneous receipts
of the school for the fiscal year IS'JO :
soolni. boots ntr.no . ! 1M on
Mm hoiul riihbliKH at 3 < ? > M M
: i tons Rorghumcnnc.GJ gal. , nt&Oo ? . . . . S ! M
SOOIiii. currottotnoo I"1' '
4.MOIIU. turn ntiBo 1.13SOO
2 inns Immm corn tit fco.00 JM ) 00
Jrxi toni liny ati.OD 40000
: whu.unionntti.oo itoooa
avitin. iiHNnimutme ISM
J.roo bit. potatoes lit MU 4.v ) oa
imnmi. turnliMiitfwc. . 01 on
It.orxj wntiTiiii'lons atSi.1 1.V ) 00
i.nxi hii. oats at'jjc : c * > oo
41 ets double ( inmost at $ l * . < XMest. ) . . . . ( Tiff 00
CK doImmnil ill .f1.7S ( estimated ) ? ) ) TO
Ssiioiw ( srtlil for cnsli ) HI oa
f. IIOXH ( killed for use. estimated ) IffiS 00
P 1Rcntttnitia > roii c , estimated ) MOOD
0 homl killed for use , estimated ) 10000
IM . .MOIIHc \ \ ) nt 110.00 CM 00
' * Varloui imnll vegetables not taken
up oit uropcrty list , sweet corn ,
sit siliiNhlii. | etc. . ( estimated ) TOO 00
I'roccrdn repairing done In shops for
outslduw . . . 2M 00
Total 87.2.-flr , > 0
Tlio farm promises oven better results for
this year as Is shown by the following state
ment of the acreage of crops , together with a
fulr estimate of yields nnd values and of the
probablu'mlscellnncous receipts of the school
for the fiscal year ending Juno 80,1S91 :
Kind of Crop. Acres. Hu. Ilu. Value.
Wheat ( In stuck ) . . . . 'J5. 375 ( 282 2T
Oats ( I n glue ) W. : w 1500 MOO
1'otiitoes 23. 120 ItOOO 1.500 00
Indlim corn 1M ! , 4 > MOO 2,100 00
liroom corn 40 , U 10 1,00000
Porahunl 20 , MO 2oOOO
III ) .
Cabbage S. . . . 7000 BIO 00
Onions 1. 75 75 75 CO
Iteans. 4. 12 ra 5000
Hncul Corn. 3. 20 ice 10000
Hoots > * cannot estimate.
Pens , . 2 .
I'limpkln . ? X.
TollHllOCH. . ? . " "
KnillHliov and Cu-
ciunbors . M. " "
15 eows.rcndy to klll.oitiinated weight
7.500 pounds not. cst. value . 433 75
" 0 linjrs.ic'ady to kill , estl nutted weight
WHX ) pounds net , cst. value . 300 00
Proceeds of sale of tbo following articles to
the government undur contract !
ISO tots harness , at . 8 003 $ l,2. > fl 40
IfW Mils harness , at . 1500 2.2M 00
WO do/en brooms , lit . 250 2,45000
OS doion whisk brooms , at. . . 1 00 K ) 80
Total estimated resources for present
year . , . * 12,77.1 20
The table Is supplied with and ample and
varied quantity of vegetables nnd the orchard
contains n vnnetv of fruits and berries , in
cluding 3,000 apple trees. In a year or two
nioro tbo orchard and vlnovard will inoro
tban supply the school with Trulls.
So much for the boys' Industrial depart
The girls perform laundry work , sewing
and cooking imJ assist the matrons and other
employes In nil kinds of house work. Tliero
nro about seventy-live girls In the school , and
small and largo nro detailed each day to somu
form of house work. The rule ofthe school
t for both sexes Is that one-half day shall bo
devoted to > recitation and study and the other
to woclc of some sort. Some excellent cooks
and bakers bavo been sent homo from the
school , and rnoro tban ono Is now doing neat
bouse work In a cosy llttlo reservation homo ,
or on nn allotment. Private rooms
have been assigned to several of the
larger giitls , who have shown commendable -
blo pride In decorating them tastefully
nnd keeping them In perfect order. Some of
these rooms bavo been covered \Vlth neat carpets -
pots , mode by the infant class In the sowing
room , wlip cut and saw into balls all the rags
nnd cuttings , and weave them Into carpets
and mats , The largo girls of the sowing
classes have made all tholr own clothing and
tbo underclothing of the hoys , and have done
tbo mending and darning for the whclo
school. An nverazo of from ton to.twolve
girls composes the liiorniugand afternoon de
tails for tlie sewing room.
Both boys and girls expand their own
earnings as they wish , subject only to tbo ad
vice of the superintendent , and generally
they exercise very good judgment in their
The sanitary report for the school is ono of
its rcmarknhlo features , and allows that
Genoa Is not only a healthy place , but that
the Indian pupils receive the very best of
But ono death occurred at the school last
year. The victim was an Arnpahoo boy , who
died of consumption.
This is an unparalleled record ,
M'OJSOXEIt MtYXIEU JlOTHEll.
A SixVoarOld Topeka Girl Given a
Fatal Ioo of Ijauclnnum.
TOVKKA , Kan. , Nov. 10. The slic-ycar-old
daughter of John Swansea of this city is
dead from tbo effects of a dose of laudanum
given it by its mother last night. Mrs. Swan-
eon has been 111 for a long time , and her body
suffering has so prayed upon her mind that
sbo bccamo demented. She has given up all
liopo of living , although the doctor says shots
ts in no immediate danger of death. She was
constantly expressing roarct that she would
bo compelled to leave her daughter behind
wbcn death claimed her. aud fho determined
to take her with hor. Accordingly yesterday
afternoon sbo obtained some laudanum and
during the night , without the knowledge of
.her husband , gave it to the child , aids morn
ing when Mr. Swanson 'eft homo to BO to
work his wife told him tbat tbo llttlo one was
asleep , To neighbors who called sbo denied
admittance to the room where tbo lifeless
body of the llttlo girl lay. About 11 o'clock
she sent for her husband , who at once o ailed
A physician , but upon bis arrival the child
bud passed beyond all earthly assistance.
It Was the llussliuiB.
LONDON , Nov. 1C. The Barings' ombr-rass.
inont was due to the action of the .Russian
\\l \ \
government , whlcb , alariaed by tbo financial
troubles lu the Argentine Republic during
the. summer , suddenly withdrew from
the Barings jK.WW.OOO , Just as It with
drew 4:1,000,000 : from the Comptoit
fl'Escomptq In the spring of 1689 , its action at
tbattlmo resulting' la the suicide of the man
ger of the Institution and the collapse of the
DunLiNNov. . 10. Colonel Turner has Just
returned jrom a visit to the district of Sklb-
boreen which Balfour prevented , by illness ,
from visiting on his recent tour.
Ho gives a very gloomy report
of the condition of the district. The
Inhabitants , bo says , are for tbo most part In
a state of abject poverty , especially la Schult ,
whore the greatest destl lutlon prevails.
A Lynching Liooketl For ,
HUNTIXQTOK , Tonn , , Nov. : fl. Constable
nig Hess and his nephew , Jim Koss , attemp.
ted yesterday to Jovy on a lot of cotton be
longing to farmer Wu'ldls ' , ngalast
Whom the constable had an account. Wadilis
rushed out of the house with a double bar
roled shot gun and killed both the Hoses. A
lynching Is looked for.
Jealous In Old Ago.
CANTOS , 111. , Nov. 10. At Utlca this rnqrn.
lag Phillip Smith , a well-to-do farmer , shot
aud killed his wife and then suicided. lie
was sixty and she fifty years of ago. Poi
come time ho had been Insanely Jealous ol
her , friends say without any cause.
The Fire Itocoril.
Pirrsntmo , Pa. , Nov. 10. The business
portion of the village of Luthcrsburg was doJ
Btroyod by 11 ro yesterday entailing a loss ol
| 40 , < XX ) .
Xlio Vine Founders. .
liOKDox , Nov. 10 , The schooner Vina
foundered off tno coast of Devonshire. Six
persons were drowned.
THE COMING LEGISLATURE ,
The Now Patty Will Control All of Ne
braska's Legislative Machinery.
PERSONNEL OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE ,
AVnr Will Surely Ho Declared Against
the I'.nllronds A Contested dor-
nnd Otticr Things
on tliu Programme.
The political revolution which surprised
the politicians n week ueo , niul turnoJ the
curious gare of the country upon Nebraska
nnd other stales of the west , expended Its
'ull ' force upon the legislature. It h n strange
) ody which the uprising of thj ) farmers has
swept Into the capitol tit Lincoln. And It
3 that body thnt can profitably bo
studied In nn attempt to loolt forward nnd
'orccast the results of the upheaval of No-
i. Tiin OT.T iMoui'iious coMrtx-rn.
The most striking results of the alliance
movement nro seen in the legislature. Tliero
.ho overturn Is complete. In the scnuto and
, ho house , where for more t'aan twenty years
.ho old party has stood flrinly entrenched ,
the new party has carried every breastwork ,
every barricade , nnd swept triumphantly
in to the citadel. The legislature which last
mcmblcd at Lincoln was made up at fol
SEN.WI ! .
llcpuhllc.ins . 27
Dcinocr.ttf . 0
Total . .U3
Republicans . 77
Denmcriiti . ' - " -
Union lubor . 1
Totnl . . . 100
Behold the difference In the political com
plexion of the new legislature :
Alliance . 18
Democrat ] . , . 0
Ucpubllcuus . 0
Total . % . . . . U3
Alllnnco. . ( U
Doinoornta. . . . . . 2.1
. . lit
.Total . 100
The old republican party has not only lost
control , hut it has become the third In a race
of three. The now party has not only elected
more senators nijd inoro representatives tban
either of the old parties , but It has secured a
clear majority over both. It Is this astound
ing performance which exhibits the power of
the farmers' alliance in its true proportions.
Men count nothiuff a success which falls of
its object , by liowovcr slight a margin. Tlrtis
the feat of John II. Powers in coining close
to the governorship as the candidate of a new
party nt its tirst election has little
weight , though it deserves much. Uut
in the light for the legislature
the independent movement is completely
victorious , und on thnt point , the success of
the alliance stands out so luminously that no
ono can fa'l ' to appreciate it.
The alliance has n legislature that can
organize both branches without consultinc u
republican or n democrat ; that can pass any
measure its leaders counsel ; that , if there
were u vacancy at tills time , could send u
farmer to the United States senate over the
hciuls of men who have been nursing the
ambition for n lifetime. The metamorphosis
of the NcbraMui legislature Is about as com
plete as it could be.
It. I'BllbOXNRIi Of THU SRN'ATE AND HOUSE
The radical c nun go in the character of the
legislative branch of the government is not
limited to its political complexion. Noarl3'
all the wel | known politicians nnd men of
parliamentary experience were carried away
in the ildoil , nnd the tide of reform has
washed in n company of men who. however
well they may represent the sentiments of
the people , are very verdant In the arts of
legislation. The most extravagant dream of
free traders finds its complete realization in
the amount of raw material admitted free to
the Nebraska legislature.
In the upper branch there will bo six mem
bers out of thirty-three who have seen service -
vice In the uouso. These nro John Mattes of
Otoo ; W. B. Beck of Cumingand Burl ; W.
A. Poyntcr of Antelope , Boone and Oreo-
ley ; U. P. Kieper of Wayne , JMa'di-
son nnd Pierce ; nnd K. li Moore
and G.V. . Eggleston ot I ancoster. Of thcbo
six senators-elect. Beck aud Poyntcr belong
to the alliance majority and ono of them
would perhaps expect , to bo its leader.
Beck Is a brother of the late Kentucky sen
ator. Ho cornea of a family that has shown
u good quality of aggnuslvo Scptch brains
In several of its branches and woulu seem to
enter upon the legislative Donny-brook Fair
with a better claim to distinction than , any
of his colloatrues. But , taking everything
into consideration , it is evident that wo
have a ( juccriort of senate to begin with.
It Is the house , however , * that we must look
to to find the broadest expanse of inoxperl-
ence , the almost unmarml wilderness of leg
islative debutantes. In the list of its hun
dred members there are two of state reputa
tion nnd only thrco others who will not have
to Inquire their way to the Capitol from the
railway station. Church Howe and John G.
Watson are the two spared monuments of re
publicanism in the now house of reprerenta-
tives. They will have , it Is true , a score of
republican votes behind them , but they re
present in tbolr own personalities the tattered
remnants of the former republican
supremacy. They will belong this year to a
minority , and there Is no occasion for nn un
seemly Cscramblo between them for the hon
ors of the speaUership. Both are trained
parliamentarians , and both are doomed to
sit calmly nt their desks and witness the
painful struggle between an amateur speaker
and Cushlng's Manual. It is no flattery .to
say that ttiev will have lK > Uled up In their
useless cranlums moro parliamentary knowl
edge and ability than all the other ninety-
eight members possess in the aggregate. But
unless the leaders of the now dominant party
change their minds they will bo mcro spec
tators In reserved scats. It will bo tholt
privilege to obscrvo the antics of others In a
rlng'whoro they have formerly appeared as
star performers. Besides Howe nndV til-
sou , only three other re ] > resentatlvc3-cloct
hnvo been in the legislature before. They
nro Frank K. White of Cass , W. A7Gardner
of Douglas and Charles Sovcrinoof Lad-
And now the interesting question is , What
Is the character of the men who ma"ko up the
alliance majorities In the two houses ! It
would bo impossible to answer tUo question
with nny thing like detail. Nothing but act
ual experience of the coining session
will enable anybody to do that. Bui
enough Is known , of the men
who hnvo been berne 'into power on this
extraordinary movement to answer It in n
general way. The next legislature -will be
controlled by a body of men , for the most
part honest and sincere , who represent the
demand of the mass of farmers for radical reforms >
forms in the laws of the sxto. . Among them
are some men who have made as startling
declarations of political purposes as have
been hoard anywhere In tho'rccout campaign ,
They are men without experience of govern
ment and not generally well read In
the literature of the social movements ol
which they are now a part. Thoy'havo 11s-
tcned to .tho fervid appeals of orators wht
have pointed out the wrongs under whlcb
farmers nro said to suffer , bavo ubdorboc
very radical ideas as to the remedies pro
posed by agitators , and go to Lincoln firmly
determined to apply them as far as they muj
have the power. They feel a great deal la
expected of them , that they have been born
of a radical cry for reform , and that in n bat
tle between capital and monopoly on ono hand ,
nnd the farmers oa the other , they must deal
telling blows to the onomlos of the people.
Ana that is the sort of a majority that will
control both senate and houso.
Ill , WAU OX IUII.nO.VD HATES.
If the political revolution means anything
It means that the railroads' time has comu
The portion ot the people who have
felt most-griovously the heavy hand of mil
road extortion have elected u legislature thai
is branded with their own private mark
Thcro ran bo no question of its purpose t <
cut a deep gash In the rates. It was out o :
that demand that the movement gained It :
earliest nnd most potent Impulse. That
nioro than anything else within the range estate
state politics , was the spccltlc cause and dell
nlto object of the revolt. The only doubtfu
thing In the problem Is this : Can tlio astute
tuto railroad managers corrupt the
.uro , or defeat its purpose by delay , by
/cchnlcnl embarrassments , or by Invok-
ng the nld of the supreme court !
[ f these questions bo nUBWcrca in the negn-
.ivo , then radical redaction of railroad rates
s assured. Lot us sco what wo may Oxpcct
n case the alliance statesmen meet with no
Insuperable obstacles In the legislative , Judi
cial or executive brunches of the government.
The republican slate p.tstforfn demands the
redaction of rnto.'j ' to rorrospoiid with thosofn
other strttes In tho'Mississippi rnlley. The
alliance platform insists upon their reduction
to the level of the rates In Iowa. Thorols n
wide dlfforcnra. The lown rates nro the ulght-
naro of corporations. They are from ono-
Lhlrd to ono-lmlf lower than hi Nebraska.
Uesldos , they nro spccltlc. When you
tnlk about Iowa rates you can sit down nnd
llgurovhlit it will cost to send a car of corn
from nny point to Chicago. When you tnlk
about rates "In states adjacent to the Missis
sippi" you enter upon n wldo Held of econom
ical speculation. The standard rates In Kan
sas are but llttlo lower than In Nebraska , but
: ho fanners of the former state , got the beno-
lit of a competition that helps them mater
ially. To model the rates on those of Kan
sas , Missouri or Illinois would not satisfy
the doninnd that has nrhcn in Nebraska.
The railroads would hnvo nothing to
Tear from n lltoral construction of
Lho republican platform at the
lianJs of "friendly" legislators" . Tlioy
would have something to think of , however ,
If the Iowa rates wore Introduced , or If the
plan of Attorney General Ijccso nnd his sup-
iwrtors were adopted. The latter provided
for rates II ) pur cent higher than Iowa's ,
which would make them about ( K ) per ccnt-of
the present rates. The additional 10 per cent
wa suggested to cover the difference In the
traHIo and population in the two slates , as n
measure Just both to the railroads and the
Tills Is the present aspect of the railroad
question In Nebraska. It is ono of the ques
tions which Interests every class of our busi
ness men und the vast army of producers.
It Is n question wbfl'h has been
brought to a focus after long agitation. If it
is not measurably settled nt the jioxt session
of the legislature It will bo because some
body has proved untrue to the trusts com
mitted to him.
iv. oTiinu POINTS OF Titn rnooimiMB.
Taming the railroads Is not the only Inter
esting thing on the programme of the coming
legislative circus. Tliero ai-o sovcral-othcr
subjects nearly aa rich In possibilities of dis
cord. Before everything else in Interest nnd
Importance comes the contest over the gov
ernorship. Then llioro Is the ugly question
of usury , the interesting problem of public
elevators nnd the broad subject of how to
knock out the trust * .
There is no longer any doubt that wo are
really -to see a serious attempt to place
John II. Powers In the governor's
chair , the popular plurality for lloyd
to the contrary notwithstanding. There
is every evidence that this is the serious In
tention of tno alliance leaders , not merely a
post-olectiori blurt. The grounds of the con
test are being formulated in accordance with
the law. The notices will bo served on Mr.
Boyd before twuntv days have expired. It
will bo alleged that hundreds of voters were
not properly registered , that frauds were
perpetrated in some localities and that too
many votes wcro cast in others , The ques
tion will then como up before the legislature
for llnnl settlement. It will have the power
to arbitrarily decide It by a majority of votes ,
and the alliance has an undoubted majority.
Nobody believes , however , that its strength
can be wielded as n solid mass for any propo
sition palpably dishonest. It is exacted that
much will depend on the character of ttio
charges and evidence , nnd that when the re
sult Is reached it will be such as will commend
itself to the Judgment of fair-minded men
of all parties. Everybody recognizes that ,
whatever the nature of their schemes of gov
ernment , the alliance represents as honest a
body of men as can bo found In any class of
i-itizcns , and that even if this were not so
they would recognize the folly of anything
lilto nn attempt to steal the governorship.
There nro men who honestly bellcvo that Mr.
Boyd was not elected. The purpose of the
contest Is to decide whether ho was or not.
The legislation relating to usury , public
elevators and the regulation of trusts is full
of possibilities of good to the people. All par-
tics are committed to it to a certain degree.
It will probably arouse a good deal of conten
tion , but it is reasonably certain to bo passed
in some shape. Doubtless this will bo a cold
\vinter for appropriations and un era of re
trenchment and reform In the public ex
la looking forward to the approaching ses
sion at Lincoln , it Is plainly soon that it is to
bon time of extraordinary interest nnd im
portance in the history of the state. Un
usual elements will bo nt work both within
nnd without the state houso. A part of the
pcoplo will watch eveuts with a feeling of
gravn concern , nnd another part with a loci-
ins of lively expectancy.
WM. E. SMTTHE.
STOHXKK uy svnriroiis.
The Saved of the Serpents Crew Tell
How the Wreck Occurred.
COIIUX.VA , "Nov. 10. The British gunboat
Lapwing brought the Sc'rpent's survivors to
Corunna'today. The Associated press corre
spondent boarded the Lapwing nnd
hud an interview with ono of the
survivors , named Burton. Ho said
when the Serpent struck the weather
was "dirty , " but not foggy. All bauds were
below except the oDlcors and six watchmen.
Immediately after the shock all rushed to the
deck , The largo boat was lowered ,
but It was smashed , to pieces aud
the occupants perished. It then bccamo
evident that it was useless to lower the otncr
boats. An attempt to throw the cable asnoro
also failed. Meanwhile the men wcro teing
constantly .washed overboard. About an
hour after the Serpent struch the captain
gave the men leave to save themselves as
they thought best. Burton Jumped over
board , having alifo belt about his waist , as
had nil the nion onwatch. . After swimming
two or thrco hours ho landed in
an exhausted condition. lie then mot
Luzon , another survivor , and together
they walked to a coast village two miles from
the scene of the wreck whence some of the
villagers convoyed thorn to Camurlnas.
Luzon , who is still very 111 , confirmed Bur
Luzon was washed overboard half an hour
after the ship struck. Ho had no life bilt ,
but after being in the water an nour and a
half , mauagcd to reiich shore. Both Burton
and Lazou believe the Serpent devi
ated from her course owing to
the weather. They state the
moment , that Capo Villnno llight was sighted
the Serpent struck. When the Lapwing loft
the vicinity of the disaster , forty-eight lipdles
of victims nad been buried , tha majority of
whom were not drowned , but killed bv being
dashed against the rocks. Gould , the third
survivor is very 111.
AuausM , Ga. , Nov. lO. Lost Sunday night
the north and south-bound trains'wcro robbed
of express matter by mysterious inon , who ,
after relieving the messenger In ono c < ir ,
escaped , and then getting on the other'train ,
robbed the other messenger in the same way ,
The same thing happened last night on the
south-bound train , a man entering the
car between stations and robbing it ,
The messenger claims to have exchanged
shots with the robber and there are spots ol
blood on the car. The point where tno man
is said to have Jumped from the train is soft
and muddy , but although the otllciuls visited
there early this morning no trace of footsteps
could bo found. The whole affair U very
A Good Until.
CHICAGO , Nov. 10. A dispatch from Mounl
Carmel , 111. , says the banking house of CowlIng -
Ing , Gowenlock St Co. was closed November
on account of the death of President Cowling.
It did not reopen and the cash lor , Gowcn-
look , disappeared. Yesterday a receiver was
appointed und the safe found to contain loss
than 200. The supposition Is the cashier
got away with 115,000 or moro. '
The Cnnl Rldgo Colliery Drained. *
MOUNT C.utMEL , Pa. , Nov. 10. [ Specia' '
Telegram to TUB BBB. ! The work of pump
ing the water from tha Coal Itldgo colliery
which was iloodcd seventeen years ago , wai
completed yesterday. The vein Is botwcor
sorty and llfty foot thick , the tract almost i
mile In length , and the development ofthe
mlno will gtvccmplayuieut to several hundroc
The Death Unit.
LOXPOX , Nor. 10. Shirley Hubbard , cdltoi
fo Oardluer's raagazinc.Jdled today.
WHAT WA&flliT CIRCULAR ?
Did it Enjoin Mlanco Men to Stand by a
BedHf * 1 _ _ i _ _ n
THE PROPOSElfpaWERS-BOYD CONTEST ,
| ( it
Some Innlda Knots In ttio Onuo Ob
tained From United Stntos Mar-
aim ! Slaughter Dictator
Brad D. Slnugiiter was solicited for his
opinion regarding the proposed contest of
Lloyd's election by Powers.
" 1 will not nttcmpt,11 began Mr. Slaughter ,
"to ncccdo to such n request in nny innnncr
other than by starting at bed rock. "
"Aly first slow In so doing Is to rotor to a
line in the constitution reading ,
contested elections for all of said officers ( of
the executive department ) shnll bo deter
mined by both houses of the legislature , by
| olnt vote , lu such n manner us may bo pro
scribed by law. ' Again-on page HOO 4Tho
legislature in joint mooting shnll hear nnd
determine cases of contested election for nil
officers of the executive depnrtment. The
meeting of the two houses , to decide upon
such elections , shall bo hela in the hall of the
house of representatives , nnd the speaker
of the house shnll preside. ' Still again at
the bottom of the same page 'Whenever nny
elector of the state chooses to contest the
validityor the election of any of the ofllcers
of the executive department of the state , or
whenever any elector of the proper county or
district chooses to contest the election of any
member of the legislature from such county
or district , such person shall glvo notlco
thereof In writing , read such notice to and
leave a copy thereof with tlio person whoso
election ho intends to coolest , within twenty
days after the election ; if the person cannot
bo found in his district , then a copy to be loft
nt Id- , last ulaco of residence In the district ,
naming the points on which tlio election shall
bo contested , nnd the name of some person
authorized bylaw to administer oaths , se
lected by him to take the deposition , nnd the
time and place for Inking the sarao ; the ad
verse party may nlso select ono such person
on his part to attend at the time nnd place of
'Again , Tlio tertlmony must bo scaled nnd
sent to the secretary of state' nnd 'the ballots
are to bo transmitted' und 'delivered to the
presiding ofllcers of the senate nnd houso.1"
Laying aside the copy of the statute , Mr.
Slaughter resumed :
' Mowthenl I have it from a prominent
iilliauco man that notlco of contest has already
boeu served on Mr. Uoyd , by reason of the
fact so the alliance man told moof it hav
ing been discovered that in ono precinct in
Douglas county they ( the alliance people )
hnvo found thut onlv seven votes were cast
and counted for Powers when , as n matter of
fact , the nlHnnco has secured the aftldavits of
liftcen Swedes to the effect that they voted
for Powers. '
The positions of the law I have cited uro
suflicient to show that the party lu the legis
lature having a majority has the matter of a
contest entirely in their own hands. They
can literally do Just us they please nnd from
their acts in joint legislative session there Is
no appeal whatever. They bolug the solo
judge * , could , in my estimation , do as they
saw fit witu reference to counting a part or
none of the returns. "
According to the revised returns , given In
Tun BKK , thoallianco will have u majority
of those on joiut bailout.
"Rirrht , hnm Int.Snft-t.oll you something that
from Dr. Alexander
Baer , late candidate for lieutenant governor
on the democratic ticket. In u certain pre
cinct in Madison oouuty , heretofore invari
ably democratic by sixty orsovcnty majority ,
neither Mr. JJoyd nor any other donlocratio
candidate received u single vote , the alliance
being-tho favorite ticket by long odds. In
this precinct reside twenty or thirty rela
tives of Dr. ' Baer all democrats and twenty
or nioro of ihein being voters. The doctor ,
learning thut these democratic relatives in
tended to vote the alliance ticket , visited
them on the Sunday proceeding election aay.
Meeting a dozen or , * nero Of them together
four of whom 'wero % uuclcs and three
brothers and learning Of their Intention ,
begged them nt least to vote for Mr. I.'oyd
and himself. They refused this and then ho
asked that they at least vote for him. This
they also refused to do , adding thut
they had taken an oatu upon
a blolo containing his mother's name , to vote
tbo straight alliance ticket without a scratch
or a paster. The result as indicated shows
that they rcapcctcd.Uieir oath.
"I could cite other Instances , all pointing to
the fact of what u terrible determination has
taken possession of these alliance people to
win at all cost nt every hu//ml.
"Who would even risk a guess that n people
so completely under tue power of the man
Burrows , aud who are uow llusheo : with tbo
great victory which all of us must admit they
have won , will stop nt any thing particularly
whoa the count on governor is so close to
gain their ends )
"Recall the fact tliat upon the Monday
night before election , in obedience to an edict
of King Burrows , alliance voters , tea
a man , met at their various
school house ledge rooms , prepared
their tickets , nnd took an oath-bound pledge
to vote them. Then recall hoiv , upon elec
tion day , at all their country precincts an al
liance committee stood at the polls and with
eagle eyes saw to ltat not an oath was vie
"With nil these nnd a hundred other facts
about alliance men , that I kuown to n cer
tainty , you ask mo what I think of the com
ing contest for governor ! I am convinced of
but ouo thing. Beyond a shadow of a doubt
In my mind , I believe that Boyd will bo
thrown out und Powers will bo seated ns gov
ernor of Nebraska. I certainly trust thnt
this will not bo dono. If Mr. Boyd hns but
ono plurality nnd tlint ono vote represents nn
honest plurality of sentlmont In this state , ho
Is as much entitled to the position of gov
ernor as though ho had 10,000 plurality. "
What Burrows Says.
LISCOLN , Nob. , Nov. 18. [ Special to Tnn
BKE. ] The foregoing Interview with Mr.
Slaughter was submitted to Mr. Burrows
and ho was informed that TUG BII : was willIng -
Ing to publish any reply ho might wish tc
write or dictate. His hand trembled visibly
as ho read the portion concerning the nllinncc
nnd the alleged secret oaths , nnd on rending
his own nutno ho stopped to interject :
"Whnt a great fellow that man Burrows Is ,
any way 1"
On finishing reading the Intsrviow he
said : ,
"Let mo tell you" thnt if there ts any oath
exacted from tbo inerqbora of the alllnnco tc
support any nlliantof candidate I know noth
ing of It. I havoujt taken nny oath , as that
Is n matter of whlelj. I have no knowledge.
As far ns our ritual is concerned , to mj
knowledge there'Is ) no oath In nnj
wny connected < with It. There u
no oath whatever required of
person wishing to. becomn a member. The
only obligation Is nlmnly n verbal ono to sus >
tnln the objects of tha iilllanco , aud those ara
sot forth In tliu doelariitlon of purposes. Here
they are In full in the 'constitution :
" 'To strive to soX'uW ) the ostublisninont of
rlfiht and Justice to'DUraclvci nnd our pos
terity , o' a
" 'To labor for tha education of the ngrlcul
tural classess In thOficonco ! of economical
government la a Htncily non-partlian spirit.
" 'To endorse the motto , 'In things essen
tial , unity ; In all thiiiga charity. '
' "To secure purity of the elective fran
chise and to induce all voters to intolllgentl1
exorcise It for the enactment and execution
of laws which will express the moat advanced
public sentiment upon all questions Involv
ing the interests of laborers unit farmer * ,
"To develop a bettor state , mentally , mor
ally , socially and financially.
" 'To constantly strive to secure'entlro bar
inony and good will among all mankind , anC
brotherly love among ourselves ,
" To suppress personal , local , sectional one
national projudlcos.atl uuhcalthful rivalry ,
and selfish ambition.
" 'To aasungo the suffcrlngof a brother and
sister , bury tha dead , oaro for tha wlclowi
and educate the orphans ; to exercise oharltj
toward offenders ; to construe words and pur
poses In their most favorable light , grantltifj
honesty of purpose and good Intentions u
others , and to protect tbo principles of tin
alliance unto death' '
"In regard to not Bonding out ardors hofon
election wjuirluK the members to meet aui
tAke oath to vota the straight alliance ticket ,
I can say that there Is not a word of truth in
the report There was a circular of some
kind sent out by Mr. Thompson , secretary of
the alliance , nnd business manager of my
paper , but I was not consulted In regard to
It. It was not Issued by my advlco or con
sent or against my udvlco or comont.
' As for Influencing voters in the state or
alllnnco , I cnu sny tbat 1 have not In any way
attempted to Influence them except through
my paper , nud that Is available for any per
"A lUBCIPIjU'S I'UAVKH. "
Bttlijoot of nn Interesting Sermon by
Uov. Luther KulniH.
Hov. Luther M. Kuhtis , pastor of the
Southwestern Lutucran church , delivered an
interesting discourse yesterday morning nt
his church , taking as his subject "A Disciple's
Prayer. " The text chosen was Colosstans I ,
' . ) ! - . The speaker spoke , in substance , as
"Tho text Is the cpistlo for the day a
prayer by St. Paul on behalf of the Colosslan
Christians , aud Is n most earnest utterance.
How deeply was the apostto interested in the
welfare of the church , and how near to his
heart were his spiritual children.
"Whenever wo bear a man o < < woman pray
wo learn of their Interest In the cause for
which they pray ; so hero wo learn something
of Paul's ' deeper feeling of his Inner self It
is the hulgtth of his devotion nnd unccnslufj
prayer and the' constant wish of his heart.
The npostlo's prnjcr teaches us , first the
foundation of Christian character ; ho prayed
that they might bo lilled with the knoxvlodgo
of his will in all wisdom and spiritual under
standing. The great need of the Colossians
was knowledge or , moro definitely * knowl
edge of God's will. Ilcnoo Paul
prayoi1 that they might bo filled ivltb this
knowledge. Only think of It-lllled , uot
empty ; tilled not ovcrllowlifg but always
"How can It bo otherwise than that the
knowledge of God , Mlling our hearts , should
make a character other than
that pleasing in his sight. Thus know
ledge is "hi nil wisdom. " That Is the
theoretic knowledge of ( led preceding all
others and takes account of the many differ
ent aspects of the Christian's training. In n
sense , this may bo regarded as n warning
against being carried away by ever } ' new
issue that arises. The old landmarks may
not bo disregarded.
"Tho apostle nitds to "all wisdom" that of
spiritual understanding. This is a moro
practical knowledge of God's will ; in Epho-
slans Paul couples with wisdom prudence.
Hero It is experimental knowledge coupled
with wisdom and goes to make llrm
the saint who has tills as a posses
sion. Looking retrospectively on the
language of Paul it seems that ho
here teoches us the principle of the develop
ment of Christian knowledge. The Cluis-
tlnns grow ; tlie opposition of growth Is stag
nation growth Is lifu ; stagnation is death.
The true Christian must grow grow in grace
and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior ,
.Tusus Christ. It Is becoming more ChrisU
like , and herein Is the foundation of Chris
"Second. The perlectiou of Christian
character. The result of a knowledge of
of God's will is to issue iu conduct or action
in life. It is the character formed in the bud
unfolded into the full blown flower. The
knowledge wo h vo of God's will we nro to
practice and this is the perfection or
character the doing of that well
Paul desired that the Colosslan
walk worthy of the Lord. By und aflos
Christ's own life must the , Christian pattern
his , nnd so walk worthy of the vocation
wherein ho Is called. This , Paul says , will
bo pleasing to God. It Is placing our feet in
the footsteps of tbo Muster.
"Perfect Christian character must bo fruit
ful. Christ's cursing of the fruitless lig tree
is an object lesson for all time. This walking
worthy must therefore bo fruitful ;
there must bo the fruit , 'of " oed
works. " This Christian character must in
crease in the knowledge of God. Itlsti-.o
secret of the Christian's ' frultfulncss.
"Then comes the strengthening of that
Christian character. 'Strengthen,1 says
Paul , 'in all might according to God's
glorious power,1 wonderful the mighty
Corliss engine , tho' idea of human power a
mechanism to do work. Divine power. God's '
idea tfao malting of character , even tno llt-
tiug of the soul for heaven. It is a strength
then unto patience imd long suffering ,
abounding in Joyfulness.
"Third The source of Christian character.
Paul says giving thanks unw the Father
who hntn made us meet to bo the partakers
of the inheritance of the saints in light.
Only the Heavenly Father could give
man a character suited for such nn inhcr-
itanco. Hecall In this connection David's '
beautiful psnlm. What a picture of the
rignteous man a tree by thu rivers of water.
fruitful and rich in foliage , its life nourished
by the stream ; so is Christian character de
rived from the stream of God's lovo.
"Prom the fountain of such knowledge
only can the product of Christian character
come. Oh , how can wo itnacino sweet mid
lovable Christian character .coming from anv
other source tluui fiom Him who is the mani
festation of God's love , and God is love. "
' I ! I I 111 I ft
Accrptoil Mr. Kounlze'.s Offer.
In addition to the regular services , tlie
Church of the Good Shepherd held a business
mooting yesterday relative to a site for a new
house of worship.
The Icaso of the ground upon which the
present structure stands , at Nineteenth and
Lake streets , expires in about n year.
In view of this fact , a week
ago Mr. Herman Kountzo mndo thu church
nn offer of two lots at the northeast comer of
Twenty-first and Blnney , the lots to bo given
to the church , providing , as seems to' bo
understood though not definitely known ,
that a structure costing not less than
$10,000 bo erected thereon , ns has
been the case in other instances of Mr.
KounUo's presentations of cburcu building
lots in the past.
The church found that It was financially
unable to undertake both thfi purchase of a
site and the erection of a building , and there
fore at the meeting yesterday decided to ac
cept Mr. Kountzo's offer.
It dooms that In the past Mr. Kountzo has
declined to donate any property for church
uses south of Pinkncy street. Upon tliu
Church of the Good Shepherd showing ,
however , tbat it would bo iin-
pacticablo for it to try nnd take its
congregation so far north as Pinkney , nnd in
view of the fnc , that Mrs. Kountzo , recently
deceased , was nn Episcopalian , Mr. Kountzo
announced that ho would deviate from tlia
rule iu this Instance , and made a tender of
the property described.
This site thnt has been decided upon Is
diagonal to Trinity- Methodist Episcopal
church , nnd Is said to bo well worth $11,510 ,
the two lots making a picco of ground CUx
120.Tho church finds that they have $0,000 In
In sight as a starter for the now building ,
nnd feel sure of securing the additional ? IXW , (
tbat is needed.
Early next spring is the time when It Is ex
pected that work on the new house of wor
ship will bo commenced.
A Chnnon for the Jap.
Mr. E. Temple , the backer of T. P. Mo-
Mali on In the wrestling contest with Luclcn
Christol nt the Exposition building Wednesday
day night , is anxious to make n match for
$ .100 n sulo between hU man nnd Matsada
Sornkchi , tkb Jnpancso wrestler who Is now
in tbi.i city. Mr. Temple offers to mcot the
backers of the Jap at Tin : BKK oftlco this
evening to sign articles fora contest to take
place at any time and place they may dosig-
The board to Inspect cavalry tiorsos baa
nssomblea la this city and is awaiting orders
to proceed to St. Joseph , Mo. , where the
horses nro to bo doltvorod by the contractor
for Inspection. The board conalsts of Cap
tain L. a. Huoker , Ninth cavalry , from l-'ort
UuCbcstio , Utdh ; Dr. John Tomptmy , veter
inary surgeon. Ninth cavalry , from Fort
Hoblnson , and Mr. J. 0. llughoa Of tbo quar
termaster's department ot the department of
the Platte , Omaha , Nob.
iicia Up i > jr
O cor go Warner , who lives at 1CU5 Mason
street , was held up and robbed lost night In
tha Union Paclflo switch yards. Warner
works at tbo smelting works and was going
home-about midnight when two inun lumped
outof a box-car and hold him up. They ( Jot
IO.CO out of hU yockoU ,
The Importance of purifying the Wood cannot -
not bo overestimated , for without imro
lilopd you cannot enjoy good health.
At this season nearly every ono needs a ,
jood incdlclno to purify , vitalize , and curie1 *
the blood , anJIIood'sBarsnparlllals wor..iy '
your confidence. It U peculiar , ! ) ! that it
strengthens and builds up the system , creates
nn appetite , and tones the digestion , \\hllo
it eradicates disease. 01 volt a lilftt.
Hood's Batsapaillla Is sold ty allikupglits.
1'rcparcd by C. I. Hood & Co. , Lou ell , Mas ? ,
IOO Doses Ono Dollar
LOST J.V Till :
Hcmnrkable B"nrcli lor n Child Asti-ay
In the Ciinilinrlnnil Mountains.
Iln.i.snoito , Tonn. . Nov. 10 fSpecinl Telegram -
gram to Tim Bnn.l A remarkable search
for n lost child has been exciting ; the natives
of this and adjoining counties during the
past few days. Last Sunday morning about
8 o'clock Hudd Futts and wife , llviiip on the
top of the Cumberland mountains near the
Grundy ono ; Coffee county line , went to Sun
day school , leaving their four small children
at hnuie. While they wcio dbscnt their
llttlo girl , who Is between eight nnd nlno
years of age , and is deaf , dumb and an Idiot ,
strayed away from the house unknown
to the other children. Upon ttio re
turn of the father nnd mother search
was at once inaac , but without result.
The mother went wild with grief and nt
last n party of neighbors joined in the search.
The country for miles around was thoroughly
oxplnxcd , but still there came no tidings of
the lost one. The whole county hccnmo
aroused and the search was prosecuted with
vigor every dny until Thursday , when the
llttlo one was found nllvo several miles from
home. It had been in the woods four days
anil nights in a section ofi'ouiitr.v where
hours , panthers and othi'r wild beast abound ,
yet it was unharmed. The child was found
on top of a precipice and tracks nloiiK Hie top
showcdth.it It find strayed on several occa
sions within a few steps of the edge. During
the lour days intervening between its disap
pearance and discovery several hundred mcu ,
boys an J children engaged in thu .search.
An liic.ihiuistitilo Coal Field.
NIIIVCASTL.K , Wyo. , Nov. 10. ( Special Tele
gram to Tin : Br.n.J About a year ngo the
U. t M. reached what is uow the most pros
perous town , ln Wyoming , Newcastle , und
with ull dispatch extended its trench to the
co.il camp , nbuut six -miles up the canon ,
Hundreds of thousands of dollars have boon
expended In the development of the property
and within ono year the output has reached
from nothing to seventy carloads daily , nnd
within the next ten days another new nlr
comm'csscr will bo in working operation and
Uio output will bo increased to ItW cars per
day. The railroad company furnishes plenty
of cars to bundle all the coal taken from the
mines with dispatch , and consumers of coal
on this line of the road can bo assimxl thnt
coal famines are not to be dreaded In tlio fu
ture. as the output can be increased to supply
the demand , the supply Icing practicably in
exhaustible. ' _
Cooling Off * .
KANSAS CITV , Nov. 10. A special from nn
army ofllcer at B'ort Niobrara , Neb. , states
tbat the excitement among the Sioux Indians
at that place over the Messiah has subsided
to a great extent. A special from Fort
Lcavcnworth says no orders ivero received
thereto prepare for Iho movement of troops
ns reported. _ _
Nit Aria iinrmunlM Made.
ST. Loui < , Mo. , Nov. Id. Secretary of War
Proctor who is here on a tour of inspection
was Joined today by General Miles. Iu an
Interview this evening1 Uio secretary said no
arrangements had been made to s.onil troops
to the Indian reservations in tbo northwest.
The excitement unionc ? tlio Jnd inns , lie , said ,
ho hud reason to Ix'licvo was su balding.
He Will Not llnsicn.
NB\V YOIIK , Nov. Hi. A Loudon dispatch
says that Parncll denies tliat ho \ \ 111 retire
from the leadership of the Irish party on
account of the O'Shca scandal.
A General Strike Announced.
BKKUN , Nov. 10. Tlia organ of the min
ers in the Kochum district announces a gen
A Fad for No - Hills.
"Can you give me 61200 in now money V"
inquired u young man tit the tollor'n
window in ono of tliu bifj bunks down
town 11 fo\v days ago. ' 'Air. - wants
it for his wife. "
' ' " the toiler
'Certainly , replied ,
nizinjj in the applicant the confidential
clerk of ono of the Ixmlt's heaviest de
positors. Tlio money was handed out in
clean , crisp tons and lives Unit Imd never
boon in circulation , siys : the Now York
Timoi. After the youtiff man Imd gone ,
tbo teller renwrUeu to tlio writer : ' 'Tlinl
now money fad is ou tlio increase. Just
as soon ns a inun bpglns to feel u llttlo
tony lie gets tlio notion thnt no member
of his family ought to handle the toiled
aud crumpled currency in general
circulation. When tlio mndiimo goes
n-shopping slio must Imya her puiwi
lilled with brand now bills. M-iny persons -
sons explain their mniii ; for now money
on the theory thnt there is contagion in
the much-handled bills. They Beck to
keen disease away from their family cir
cle by excluding , to ns full an extent us
possible , nil iiuihov thut hits boon in cir
culation : Tlioy Keep u nupply of now
bills of various denominations constant
ly on hand , nnd the Indict of tlio houso-
liohl foci that they uro Urns well pro
tected against contagion. "
Most of tho'now money i * procured di
rectly from tbo bnnka , but there are fre
quent individual anpllcationx at the
Bub'tro\sury : for now hllici and now coin ,
When the sub-troiHUry has nn ubun-
da n co of small denomination bills on
huml such applications ilro unhesitat
ingly complied with.
A. treamof tartnr tmUlnj powflor.
of leavening treiiKtb Ui 8. Govorumont Ilo *
pott Aug. 17,18 * |
Ewant you ot
w bear this fact
in mind , -when
your eye lights
on this announcement :
Any man with brains
can -write a catchy ad
vertisement , but to beef
of any value td > you it
must be true ; the goods
must be therenot alone
empty -words. We in
vite you to put all and
any of our assertions to
the most severe test
and you will not find
in the line of Clothing
that has ever been
shown comes any
where near equaling
the display of fall and
winter goods that is
being shown at M.
Hellman & Go's. , Cor.
13th and Farnam. Our
consignments for the
past few days have
been very largeand we
can safely say that no
matter how hard you
are to please or fit , we
can satisfy you , as our
in catching the most
fastidious. In order to
do a large business and
sell goods in a clothing
store in Omaha as lo\y
as sold in the same
class store in New \
York , we found it .nec-
essary to establish a
purchasing agent there
and now -we have the
result of that experi
ment upon us. We
to have you favor us
with a call , if only to
gratify your curiosity.
Wewill accord you as
much attention as if
you came in to make a
purchase. If we can do
ypu no good we will
will guarantee to at
least post you in prices ,
and show you honest
made clothing at the
lowest prices in the
city. The great
we have had so far this \
fall and which we shall
labor to retain , is due
to the old , well found
ed maxim , " "Well
Bought is Half Sold. "
We have the largest
line of $3 , $3.BO and
$4 dress pants in the
city , all wool goods
and the latest styles.
Our new lines of Aus
tralian Lamb's Wool
regular $1.BO values ,
now only 78c. If wo
owned this paper we
would give you a com
plete bill of fare , but
we don't. Buy or no
buy , come and sec us ,
and we will guarantee
to interest you and
treat you courtepusly.
At the old stand of