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8 THE OMAHA DAILY JBEEUr FKIDAY. JULY 31 , 1891.
ON THE BRIDGE AT MIDNIGHT ,
Tbn TTnion Pacific Embargo Raised by a
Milwaukee Freight Train.
PASSENGERS NOW CROSSING THE RIVER.
"Welcoming tlio First Through Train
Jtouk Inland 1'laiiH Union Drpot
lUuttei-H Justice llrcucr'a
Decree In Full.
At last , A new era In western railroad af
fairs dawned yesterday mornlngwhcn the first
Bolld passenger train left the union depot by
way of the Milwaukee line for" Chicago and
The long drawn out controversy over the
right to use the Union Pacific bridge was
ended , and a happy feeling pervaded tbo cir
cles of railroad officials from heads of de
partments down to ynrdmnstors.
The sword of Damocles which had hung
suspended over the heads of thrco great rail
way systems , had , by virtue of n decree ,
onteied by Justice Drower , been sheathed ,
nnd the bloodless battle wns terminated by
the circuit couit ordering tbo uofendant com
pany to pioceod to comply with the contract
entered into by tlio Hock Island nnd tbo
Chicago , Milwaukee ft St. Paul on the ono
band nnd tlio Union Pacific on the other.
The Milwaukee having been granted tlio
exclusive right to use track No. 15 , on tlio
north side of the depot , nt midnight
freight trains commenced crossing tbo bridge
ns If it had been the commonest occurenoj In
A to. ! ! ' ) yesterday morning passenger train
No. 1. east bound , lottthodepoton this sldo of
the river and pulled In on the Milwaukee
tracks at tlio transfer , Council Bluffs , with
out oven so much ns oven n ripple of excite
ment. Victors nnd vanquished were seem
ingly satisfied thnt the only thing to be done
was to obey the ninudnto of the court , and
per consequence they went about It In the
most methodical manner consistent with tlio
Khoitnessof the time in which to arrange
temporal ) ' rules for tbo running of tlio
At Main street station , Council niuff'i , train
No. \vhichleftChlcago Wednesday evening
nt l ! o'clock , experienced a slight delay waitIng -
Ing upon tlio rightof way , which came thirty
minutes after the regular scheduled time of
leaving. The run across the bridge was
without incident , although several represen
tatives of tbo road ad journeJ to tbo dining
car whore the now dopaituro was nppio-
Superintendent U A. Goodnough wns there
in u light suit , his IbO pounds of avoirdupois
shaking with suppressed muniment whenever
the question of bridge right was mentioned ,
and tlio twinkle in his iriild blue eye showed
bow much ho appicclated thu removal of the
cmbaix'o placed on his line for nearly a year.
Assistant Superintendent Bunker , with
headquarters at Marion , In. , gave bis chief
earnest support , although ho did less talking
than the head of the operating department.
CKy Ticket Agent James E. Pioston in tbo
glorv of a shaggy blonde beard and a hopeful
bead of hair was tlio proudest man on board ,
lie wns In his clement , not llko Swinburne's
maiden , but jubilant over the fact that bo
could land passengers in Omaha without
breaking up tint train on tbo Iowa side.
Yuidnmstor Lou Kondnll lllttod be
tween the locomotive nnd the
rear , alert , cautious , Toady for any ornor-
foncy which mlL'ht , niiso. E. D. Humphrey
ns conductor and Jack A. Hoarno in tlio cab
completed the personnel of the Hist trnin
over the Milwaukee road run solid Into
Omaha. In addition to those officials. W.
Human , In charge of the dininir car , aided
materially in properly celebrating tbo event ,
whilo.I. M. Lane , local agent of the Milwau
kee at Council Bluffs , onjovcd tbo beautiful
hills which lie to tbo westward of Omaha
floin n seat in ono of tbo front conches.
Without tbo least stir the train pulled into
the station , tbo busy scenes around the place
made still busier by the passengers from the
( icucrul Freight Aeent Munroo of the
Union Pacific stood on tbo broad platform
when the train came in. Ho was thu only
ropiesentativo of the defendant system to
the contract in slcht. A smile to Mr. ( JooJ-
tiougb was the only Indication that bo appre
ciated the turn things had taken.
TUB UOCIC ISIiANU HEADY.
Arrangements for Iluiinlnir ItN
Through TrnliiH Into Omuhn.
The HOOK Island put in its connections
"Wednesday night with the Union Pacific
tracks at South Omaha and Beatrice and the
local accommodation train ran through yesterday -
day morning from Nelson , point beyond
Lincoln , to Council Bluffs.
For the present n combination freight nnd
passenger train will bo run each wny daily
between the Blurts and Nelson.
A time table tor tnrough trains is being
pic pared as rapiuly as possible nnd
will bo put In effect nbout August 16 , at
which time the through passenger trains be
tween Chicago and Denver will bo run
thiough Omaha. The Omaha route is short
er than the ono via St. Joseph at present
used by the Hock Island and the run between
Chicago and Denver will bo shortened two or
thrco hours by the change. Through freight
trains will be put on about tbo Kith prox.
Until this time card is put In
effect tno pussongor trains from tlio
Iowa division will bo run solid into
Omaha , commencing today , with the train
which arrives in Omaha at 0:55 : p.m. Tbo
tinln which left Omaha nt-l:30 : was' inado up
on this sldo , and uin solid across thu biidgo.
Thistialn included the private carnf I'lcsi-
doutCnblo , In which were the president and
Judge Witlirow , who returned to Chicago.
A conference wns hold Wednesday night
between Thomas L. Kimbnll , president of the
Union depot company ; I'lcsldent Cable of the
Hocklslund , and Mr. ( Joodnough of the Mil
waukee. At this conference it wns agreed that
the Hock Island and Milwaukee should be
allowed to use the present depot upon payment
to the depot company of n pie rata proportion
tion of tbo interest nn the property used lisa
temporary uepot and yards , and a proportion
of the cost of maintenance nnd operation ,
bused on whoelago , In accord with the
ngiocmimt imulo between those companies ,
nnd tbo dupot company lastjear.
When the so-called union depot Is com
pleted. If it over reaches that point , another
agreement \\lll bo made between the parties
tor the use of tbo structure.
TUB UNION DBl'OT.
Time Now for StriilKlitenlnj ; Out thnt
Slnro the decision of the courts In the
bridge controversy tbo interest In the union
depot case has revived and a well-known cltl-
zen suggested that It was time for the board
of trade committee to wnUo up if it proposed
doing anything in the matter.
"Theboard of trade appointed a committee
about t-vo months ago , " said he ,
"to look Into the depot situation and
report whether anything could bo
dona to hasten tha settlement of the case
Tlio commitlea started out \\lth u great
tlourish of trumpets , hut went to sleep be
fore twenty-four hours had elapsed nnd noth
ing has been heard from it since. Now Is the
time for tlio committee to do something , if It
has imy life loft , nud nccompllsh the purpose
lor which it was appointed. "
An official of ttio Union depot com
pany stated yesterday that the
failure on the part of the city to
deliver the bonds to the depot company
within the time specified had acted as n release -
lease of the depot company from all obliga
tions In thu promises nnd there was now no
obligation on the part of that company to
comply with the wishes of thu city In regard
to H building or to build u union depot unless
it chose to do so.
Moreover , the failure of the city to give
the Un'on ' Puclllo n quit claim deed to the
property on which thu depot building stands ,
pievunts that company from transferring the
property to thu union depot company ,
consequently the Jiurllngton company will
refuse to put any moro money Into a building
on ground to which the depot company has
no legal title.
Mr. John U , Howe stated , in reply1 to n
question , that the liijuctlou case In the state
court would probably como up for final bearing -
ing at tbo Soptotbbor term.
Ho was oskod If the decision In tbo bridge
case would have any moral effect on tbo in
junction caio , to which bo replied
that ho wai amenable to ndvlco from
men who wore straightforward , honest
citrons , consistent in their advocacy of the
cause of the community , but ho should not bo
swerved by the talk of men who wcro sub
servient to railroad bosses nnd who traveled
over the country on passes , all of which Is
tnkon to mean thnt Mr. Howe might bo per-
ftundod to withdraw hi * Injunction if con
vinced thnt the boU Interests of the com
munity demanded It.
numniNc ; ITS IIHANCII.
The Hnrllngton PiiNhlng ThliiKH on Its
Work Is progressing rapidly on the B. it
M extension from the Hello Foucho river In
tbo direction of Sheridan nnd Buffalo , Wye.
The track has been completed about
twenty mites beyond the Belle Poucho , and
will bo pushed ns rapidly as possible to the
headwaters of Donkey Creek , n distance of
about ton miles frofti whore the construction
gang Is now. This extension will bo coin-
pitted nnd in operation by nbout tlio mlddlo
It Is announced that nn further construct
ion will bo done this season , but the roadway
Is graded and ready for the Iron about fifty
miles beyond Donkey Creek , to a point nbout
fifty miles east of Buffalo and nbout one hun
dred milrs southeast of Sheridan. The road
us surveyed contemplates a Junction , at thu
point to which the grade Is now built , with
two branches , one Into Buffalo and thu other
into Sheridan. Tl.o country between Buf
falo and Sheridan io so mountainous that a
road could not bo built with profit between
thcsp points , hence the Junction. It is
Ihongtit that tlio construction of the line to
these points will be pushed as sooa as the
road U opened to Donkey Creek.
Inf'oi mutton I rco.
Do you know t'uit ' any old sere or cut can
bo absolutely cured by the Intelligent use of
Huller's Bui bed Wire' Llnlmont7 Bo merci
ful to your horse nnd try it.
CLO.SIJI ) 'lIlB DOOUS
Of tlio Kire Snlo ofKhoc' .
Til 12 GUHAT BANKRUPT SALE TO
ALL TO HE SOLI ) IN TWO WEEK'S
FOU THE DENCl'TOl1 ' * THE UUEU-
Store now eloicd to arrange the im
mense stooU and all lo bo riold in two
weeks regardless of cost. Grand open
ing Saturday. Don't miss tlio sale , and
bo Buro you got into 111 Soutli 10th.
Loolc for tlic signs and number.
Ladies' dnngolti kid button boots Sat
urday for 07 ( ! p iir , worth .SU.fjO.
Ladies' ' extra line kid button bootp ,
S1.D3 pair , worth $1.00.
Men's oo/.c calf and tan goat lace and
oxford ties Saturday for Sl.oO pair ,
worth 8:5.00 : to * 3 00.
Special sale of men's button boots ,
Sl.li-5. $1.50 , SU.OO pair , worth moro than
double the money.
Burl's line shoes for ladies' and gents'
wear go at $ I.S ! ) , * : > oO and $ ! i.OO per p dr.
We moan business ; wo must vacate
our store in two \\eol\s and all must go
lo save expense of moving. "Wait for
the opening Saturday.
BANKRUPT SALE OF BOOTS ,
SHOES AND SLIPPERS.
Ill S 10th St. ( old Boston Storo. )
Bo sure you look for the signs and
SAVBD KKO.M DBATII.
Mary luioko Prevented from
DiowinK Hci-scll and Italic.
Officer Vance Fields found Mrs. Mary
Lucko running along tbo river bank east of
the Motz brewery nbout U o'clock last night
and endeavoring to tbrow herself into the
Mrs. Lucko hnd n flvc-months-otd bnbo
clasped closely in ber arms and she was cryIng -
Ing and sobbing bitterly.
When asked the cause of her trouble the
woman , who Is probably demented , said she
had no homo and intended to make ono for
herself and child. She fought , savagely when
placed under arrest , nnd screamed at the top
of her voice when placed in the patrol waeon.
At police headquarters the poor woman
walked the lloor and between her sobs told
her story. She said she bad adopted tbo
babe when it was live davs old , and bad
mused it through n long Illness. As her
means wore exhausted and she had no homo ,
she hnd decided to end her misery by drown
The woman was finally cared lor at the
DoWitt's Little Early Uisors for the liver
Visit S. A. Orchard's special sale de
partment , at , you may find just what you
need in the furnituio line ut very much
i educed prices. Continental block , 15th
and Douglas street.
"A MAN. "
Now Wo Arc With You.
On and after July HI the Chicago ,
Rock Island ft Pacific railway will run
all its trains in and out of tho" union depot -
pot , Omaha. Trains will lo.ivo as fol
lows , cast-bound :
Day express , 9:33 : n. m.
Vobtlbuled limited , 4:10 : p. m.
Atlantic express , 0:10 : p. in.
Arrive 0:10 : a. m. , 10:50 : a. in. and 0:15 :
n. in. These trains are vcstibuled and
it is an indisputable fact that the dining
car service of the ' 'Groat Rock Island"
Is second to none in thu country.
For rates , sleeping car berths to Chicago
cage or any points east call at city ticket
ollico of the Rock Island Route , 10th
and Farnam streets.
JOHN SmiASTiAN , G. T. & P. A.
J. L. Di : Boisi : , General Agent.
IMS 1NJUIUKS KATATj.
Charles Kcyen Died at the Hospital
Tin * Itiirlln ton Censured.
Charles Koyos. the unfortunate stranger
who wns run over by a U. & M. switch en
gine Wednesday morning , died from bis
Injuries at St. JoscnU's hospital.
An Inquest was helJ at McCarthy it Con-
roy'sby ' Coroner Hnrrigan yesterday afternoon
noon on the body. About a do/en witnesses
testified , some in favor of ana some against
the B. & M. railway company. Two wit
nesses stated that they stood within a few
feet of the track wh.cn Ivoyos was run over
and saw the whole affair. They said that no
boll was rung or whistle blown as the switch
engine ran over tbo rrostlng ,
The jury decided that death was by shook ,
the result of Injuries received by being run
over by a H .V. M , .switch onglno. In closing
the verdict the jury found tbat the ro'iipaiiy
wore grossly negligent In not placing u Hag-
man nt the crossing.
Undertaker Muul prepared the body for
biniul and forwarded it to Kansas City last
Wo ore often deceived in the ago of people
having beautiful and luxuriant 1mlr , not
knowing that they use Hull's ' Hair Honowcr
to keep gray hairs away.
Another Convention In Si lit.
George C. Kloffner departs for Detroit ,
Mich. , tomorrow morning , whore ho goes as
n dcloguto to the third annual convention of
the letter carriers of the United States ,
wbli'h convenes August 5 and continues in
session for thu'o days. The convention will
consist of about three hundred members and
thu principal subject thnt will come up for
discussion will bo the eight hour law.
Besides performing the duties of a delegate ,
Mr. Kleffner will use hU efforts to secure the
next convention fur Onmtiu ,
No gripping , nn nausea , no pain when
DoWltt's Little Kurly Hlsors are tauon.
Small pill. Safe pill. Best pill.
JUKI ! .
Koltcet o/ Jive Itnts nr lent nniltr Ihlt hra < l , fifty
ttnti ; tiult ( HtdUfmuil line ten ru > ,
AXTATEll 1 1 u ro Id , a jua r * . 0 mo i t ns
tdnyii , on of Mr. and Mrs. II. U Axtutcr
on Woilnuvlity nlKht. July iU , ut II US. Fu-
nural 1'rldior afternoon. July UI , at 3 o'clock ,
from rtnUlinieo , UU17 tipaulalutf vtroet , tu
ONLY A MATTER OF STORIES ,
The Telephone Pcoplo Don't Know How
High to Build.
PLANS FOR COMMODIOUS HEADQUARTERS ,
Combined on Crackers Major I'tiruy'fl
BuuucHHor Selected City Hall
\ \ ork Colo'H Crn/y Krc.ik
Deserted Her Htil > y.
Hon. C. E. Yost , president or the Nebraska
tclcphono company , Is In the east whuro ho
went for tlic purpose of submitting the
plnns for Iho now tclophono building to the
stockholders of tbo corporation.
The plnns wara prepared by Omaha archi
tects nnd they will not bo passed upon before -
fore Mr. Yost's ' return homo. It Is not yet
known whotlicr the now structure Is to bo a
throe or live-story building , but the
probability Is that It will bo
thrco stork's high niul devoted
exclusively to the use of the telpnhono com
pany. It will bo ( i'JxIU feet In size , nnd will
bo arranged to accommodate 1U.UUU subscrib
ers , although at present there uro not quito
! ! , ( IOO.
Tbo company also proposes to put In mi un
derground wire system all over the city , nnd
this will require more room In the telephone
building us the arrangements for connecting
the wires as well as for protecting them
against excessive currents will bo much moro
elaborate than for the overhead svstom.
The load plpo rable'i now being
put up ure Intended to remain In place only
until the now building Is completed and the
conduits for the underground svstcin are
H is claimed that when th i wires nro laid
underground they nro cottiDarntlvoly Inde
structible , whereas when strung overhead
the life of n wire varies from one to six years.
In the vicinity of the smelting works and of
the ruilronil yards wlicro much switching is
done the wires have to bo replaced every
year , and uptown where these unusual cor
roding Influences nro not cxpeilcnced , the
wentner rusts out tbo wires in from four to
The grading of Douglas street is what the
company lias been waiting for. before begin
ning tlio work of excavation on their lot at
the corner of Eighteenth street.
A new multiple switchboard is being
placed in the telephone in ttio Uamco bloulc
that will permit of handling subscribers to
the number of ' . ' ,000.
A CKACKKIl C01IUINATIOM.
Tlic New Yorlc mid American Com
panies U itc Tli-Mr litturcHtH.
The Omaha factory of the Now "Vorlt
buiscuit compnnv has passed into the bands
of the National cracker company , n new con
cern which has also purchased tbo factories
of the New York company at DCS Moines ,
Cedar Rapids and Denver. It is claimed
that this move Is the result of a combination
tint is to end the ruinous into war th.it has
been waged for the past \ear by the New
Ycrlcnml Amoiican buiscuit companies. It
is likewise asserted , that with tbo close of
the war will come n radical ndv'aneo in
pi Ices along the cracker lino.
Mr. W J. Cattan , the local manager , will
remain hero for about sixlv days settling up
the business of the Now York compnnv , nnd
will then eo to Nnw York , where ho will con
tinue his connection with that company.
Mr. Cnrtnn denied vesterday that any
combination bad been formed , but admitted
that the cracker war w ould probably cease
for the present. Ho also denied that there
had been any advance in prices , butof course ,
was not prepaied to say that such
nn advance would not soon bo made.
Ho said that the tour western factories of the
Now York company above named bad been
sold to tbo National company , and that now
tliPio would bo four big companies the New
Yorlt , American , National and United State- , .
Ho said there was no truth In the report tbnt
an agreement had been entered into whereby
the trade of tbo country was to uo aivlded'u.
the .American to b ivo the trade west of the
Mississippi and the Now Yorlt to monopolize
that of the east half of tbo continent.
Ono thing , however , is announced as an as
sured fact the factory hero will continue in
HUSHING Tina wonic.
Tlic City Hull Will Soon bo Under
The indications now are that the city
council will desert the board of trade looms
and move Into the now city liall about August
JO. The body will for the time being occupy
the clerk's ofllco on the first lluor , in the
southeast corner of the building.
The room will not bo llnished , but It will
bo put in n condition so that It will bo com
fortable. The door will bo laid and cue coat
of plaster will be put upon the walls.
Ifegaiding tin city hall. It will nil bo
under roof by August 10 , after which the
work of completing the interior will bo
pushed nt n rapid rate.
Yesterday workmen were at work putting
in the glass roof over the main court and by
Saturday night the main roof will bo com
SAM CORK'S IfliK \ 1C.
Ho Wanted to Sliire : Ills
with Illn Viikcr.
Deputy Sheriff Lou Grebe Is out with n.
warrant looking for Sam Cole , an old man
who went craiy yesterday moinlng.
Cole worked for Vundorcook , n gardener
who resides two miles north of Florence.
Early yesterday morning ho filled hts wagon
with vegetables , as lias been bis usunl custom ,
and started for Onnbn. At Fort Otnuna ho
stooped , got oft the wagon and danced in the
middle of the nml for half nn hour , after
which he unloaded about one-half of ttio veg
etables and left them in the road , remarking :
"These nro for the Lord. " After this no
Jumped into the wngon , whipped up the
horse nnd was soon out of sight. Since that
time nothing has bee > i heard of the mau.
DICSKUTUO Ihil 1JAIIY.
AVnliniin Leaves Her Child nt
llio I'oor Kami ,
Superintendent Mahoney of the poor farm
has a baby on hU hands that ho is anxious to
got rid of. Tha Infant belongs to n Mnggia
\Vulman. Tbo cnlld was bora at the poor
fi\rm \ some weeks ago , and as soon as the
mother was able to bo about she wont to
work , Mahoney farming the baby out , agree
ing to pay ? . ! per wools for Its care until the
mother could Mini u place for Its adoption.
Yesterday the bister of thu Wulnian woman
applied to the county for transportation to
her homo at ICearnoy. Tills was refused un
less the babe was taken aloiiir , Last night
both women loft town uiul also loft the babe
on Mahonoy's hands.
111KXAMK IS TUUNKH.
CiiMlilng'H SoH-otlon lor the
Hoard ofl'ulillu Works.
Mayor Gushing has relieved bis mind ana
at the same time has for the tltno being got
lid of any number of gentlemen who have
been nnxious to walk up to the trough nnd
accept oniclal pap.
In other words , the mayor lias appointed n
member ot the board of public works to suc
ceed Major Fumy , whoio term of oftlco ex
pired July I. The man who bus been selected
for the position is Curtis C. Turner , a young
man , n civil engineer nnd a life-long demo
crat. The appointment ho sent to the
council for continuation next Tuesday night.
Do Witt's Little nirlHlsoM , best pill.
Will Wore lor Lincoln ,
Major John I ) . Furay , who bus been on the
.sick list for n number of days , was upon tbo
streets thU afternoon. Saturday ho will
leave for Detroit , ' Mich. , whore ho will at
tend the national encampment of the Urund
Army of the Kopublto. While there ho will
devote his efforts to working for Lincoln 0,1
the place for holding the next encampment.
Colonel Frank E. Mooros leaves for De
troit , Mich. , next Monday morning. Ho wilt
attend the national Grand Army of the Ho-
Eubllo encampment and do what ho cau to
olp Lincoln receive the next mooting ,
Mr. HoHownier In Kitropo.
Montnigno snld that to bo ft Rood observer
niul to bo nblo to Mfl of your observations
plcasnntly was one oilman's greatest accom
plishments. With tbcrthousand who are now
observing that they inny write boons for
mankind , MonUilgno ( would poislbly Imvo
little patience , for much that is written is
the veriest sort of drivel.
Hut now nnd then y u see a description of
sotno ono of the old countries , n bit of water ,
n castle , which flu themselves upon /our
mind Indelibly nud M * . Edward Hosowator's
picture of the homo lire of the Hollanders , hi
next SUNDAY'S line , deservedly belongs to
the latter elms ,
The letter , which bears n Brussels tin to , Is
filled with pleasing comparisons which will
appeal to the traveled man or woman and
will bo n revolntlvo to tlioio who Imvo not
been so fortunate us to see tbo people of Hol
land at home.
Mr. C. M. 1'onor , the gonlnl 1'otvl
cstiito iniiii , informs us Unit ho 1ms sold
this month thirt\-llvo lots In Dundee
Place , tlwt migntllcont addition to
Omaha with Its paradise of hoinufl , noted
also for beauty , cleanliness nnd purity
of atmosphere. Mr. Ponor further in-
forma us that mtinv shrewd investors
rccognl o the fuet Unit now is the time
to invest. The street railwny to nnd
through the addition is giving general
satisfaction , and many homo Bookers nnd
speculators are looking nt this beautiful
property with a view of buying. They
appreciate the fuel that this country in
still growing rapidly. The magnificent
crop prospect , together with the general
business activity which is bound to re
turn with the fail trade , is sure to stim
ulate prices , and when people under
stand the fact , which they cannot , fail to
do if they will thoroughly investigate ,
that the present prices of of Dundee
Place lots nro about one-half
what is asked for other property
of equal merit there will bo n rush to
buy. Mr. Poneris to bo found at his
old place of business , room 30 , Chamber
of Commerce , and will until further no
tice sell a limited number of lots at old
I'MHST IAYn SCO..KS.
Fine Shooting Done YrHtcrtl.iy nt tlio
IlollcMic Ulllo Kiin o.
The first of the days of preliminary firing
In the departmental rlllo practice at Dollevuo
ycsterdnv was clmractorizod by a number of
happy circumstances. There was almost a
cloudless sky and the wind streamers hung
ncnrlv motionless hcsido the polos.
The sun shone with moro than usual In
tensity , but seemingly without effect upon
tlio marksmen. They assumed the various
attitudes nt tlio several distances as if the
filing were but recreation.
There was a laree number of visitors in at
tendance , some having como fiom the udjoin-
mIT towns and sthcrs from this city. The
majority of the latter , bouover , drove to the
r.ingo in private convcvniicos ' , although not a
few traveled by thu Ui & M. , taking the < J:30 :
train for Kansas City.
The public is welcome to these exhibitions
of marksmanship on the part of Uncle Sam's
soldiers. The exhibition is nn interesting
ono , and affords entertainment to those who
seek for information as well as those who de
sire to spend a day iu the woods. In this
latter respect , a moro beautiful place cannot
bo found in this section of the country , and
of tins fact one visit will convince the most
The exercises are divided Into morning nnd
evening orogrammus , so that , the visitor need
spend onlv half a nay at the range if time
should press upon him. An effort is being
made to induce thu IS. & M. road to put on a
train which will leave the range at 1 o'clock
in the afternoon , reaching this city about
1:23 : p m. , o pecinlly during the llrst four
days of next" week ; when the competition
proper will bo in progress , but it has not vet
been Announced as to the -decision which has
The close of the competition , Friday next ,
wlU.bo signalled by a grand social gathering ,
7 vn"oh th'o garrison band will be in attendance )
niid'tho nicduU bo awarded to the victors by
some distinguished military gentleman.
Thopiogrammo ycsterdav included firing i
at 'JOO and .100 yards in the morning , nnd 500 I
and (101) ( ) yards in the afteinoon. There were |
fifty-seven competitors nnd each of these '
Hiod ten shots at each of these distnnres.
Previous to the firing , Major Benham. in
charge of tlio competition nddiessod the
marksmen , telling them that ho wished them
if possible to exceed the rcoord mndo ono
year ago , which was gi eater than over made
in this department. He also stated
that if any soldier felt that any undue
means were taken by nny competitor ,
ho would consider it a favor if lie should
be apprised of , the fact. IIo wanted
the competition to bo u fair and square ono ,
and he would do nlrthat ho could to make it
such for every person Interested. If n com
petitor should see thnt ho could not get
upon the department team no did not wish
that competitor to become discouraged , lose
interest in the work , but rather continue for
the sake of the department.
These remarks had a tollinir effect unon
the men , both usyto disposition and their
The result of thd firing is as follows , the
names ot the men appearing iu the order
trained In the practice :
1. E. Druxlur , pvt C. Iflth Inf 171
2. Hubert \\llsoncuip A. ll/th Inf 170
U. Hans Jensen. iort > 13. 7th Inf 170
4. J.iincs Illa/uk , corp U. IGth Inf 1 ( > 9
fl. GiihtuvUluenLofg , cpri > A.-ml inf . . . .Id'J
U. 1'urk II. Snuiicci , corn H , 17th Inf 108
7. Andrew Wr.iy. jivt II. "ml mt Id"
8. Kd I'liymovved ' , It 11. 17th Inf Id !
0. I'oter Norton , sgt (3. Mil Inf 1G5
10. AdolphOrleoh , spct II. 17th Inf 104
It. William Ulluy , corp 1\ Kith Inf 1M
l\l. \ William Casey , corp C' , 17th Inf 114
Kl. II. Hoyd p\i ( l , ! > dfnf IM
14. Josouh W. Ilakur , sst t' . lllth Inf 1U
15. Constantine MtC'iill'ioy , s t A. I'tn Inf llll
111. .John liranuy. corp I ) . Kith Inf . . .lilt
17. Uiiau W. Mill , pvt II , 7th inf llll
18 , DPI ly R. 1'ulton. inns II. 10th Inf 1U1
IU. John W. Mayor , spt U. I7lh Inf 11,0
1W. James llrenmtn , pvt II , " ( I Inf ICO
IlIsTIMlUIHIiei ) MAIIKSMK.V.
CL niwoll. hist U. ! M Inf 174
John llolun , corp O , 7tli Inf 17J
.lames W. Davis sgt II. Kith Inf nw
Leonard Diet1st nut P. 17th Inf 1G
11. l.loyd , corp G , 3d inf 1U3
In tha afternoon one of the men made
forty-nine points out of a posslbln fifty , mak
ing nlno bulls-eyes and ono four. This is
considered remarkable shooting , nnd nearly
all the other competitors regretted the loss of
the single point ,
Today at the rango-nlll bo devoted to skir
mish tiring , which is among the most Inter
esting exercises Iu the competition. It will
take place both during the forenoon and
The above comprijos the names of the
twenty loudln ? marksmen jestordav , as also
the relative standing of the distinguished
marksmen present. At the close of thu com
petition the mat ksmon having the highest
scores will constitute , tha departmental rilto
team which will coiqpctu with the other de
partmental rllle teiuis In Chicago next Sop-
From among the distinguished mai ksmon
will bo selected twoiucr. who will shoot with
other distinguished i mnrksmcn at Chicago
about the sumo timo. forming an army team
of distinguished marksman.
Army Nine * .
Colonel Huches and Dr. Bacho returned
yesterday from Tort Lewis , Colo. , wheie
they inspected the post and took an Invoice
of the government pruporty. The poU will
bo abandoned October I. The buildings
ulll probably bo sold at auction.
Major iJenbam will not be about the head-
( luaiters much for a month , as his lime U du-
mamlcd nt liolUivuo ,
HER MARRIAGE WAS A FAILURE
Remarkable Story of n Womau Who Was
Wedded but no Wife ,
FORCED TO THE ALTAR BY A PISTOL.
tHnry MoKlnncv t ! run ted n Divorce
Krom u IIiiHlwiuI Slio Never Ac
knowledged and Wlioso Name
She Did Not Assume.
July 30. The strangest mar
riage a divorce court was over called upon to
dissolve has been annulled by n decree of
Justice Hngner of the sunromo court of tbo
District of Columbia. Mary Stuart McICin-
ncy , who was "wedded yet no wife , " was
granted n divorce from Charles B. Heed , with
permission to resume her maiden name. Her
ground of complaint was that she had been
"married by force , " almost at the point of n
pistol in fact , and that she had never Mis-
talned the relation of wtfo to tier would-bo
Mary McKluncyis about twenty-fouroars
old. She can barely remember her father ,
who died when she was very young , nnd her
mother has long been nn Invalid' , so fur
years Mary has had no ono to lean upon and
no ono to whom to appeal for nuvico and ns-
slstiinco. She was ono of the first clerks ap
pointed by Superintendent Porter to assist
In the census bureau. Ono of the first ac
quaintances she made in the census bureau
was Charles Kdwln Heed , n gooa-looklng
follow , who was regarded as nn excellent
clerk. The two young people worked sldo
by sldo for several months , nnd n close
friendship grow up between them. After
Superintendent 1'ortor assigned them both
to night work ileed was in the habit of es
corting Miss McIClnnoy to her homo In the
early morning hours. Heed was polltolv at
tentive , but never obtrusive. As the days
wore by she noticed n slight chnngo in him ,
but she is quite sure she was totally unpro-
nurod to rocolvn trom him n declaration of
iovo and offer of marriage. It was the old
story. She lospectcd him nnd would bo a
sister to him , but she really could not Iovo
him.Kccil did not gnovo over bis rejection. Ho
told her very cooly , but with quiet emphasis ,
that be wonted her to bo his wife , not bis
sister , and ended by declaring his firm con
viction thnt sooucr or later she would change
her mind and marry him. Ho was in no
hurry , ho said , and could wait. Mary did
not know what to make of Heed's conduct.
She had expected to sco him either angry or
tnnrful. This cool , unmoved determination
frightened her , but she contented herself by
forbidding him to call upon her , and avoided
him as much as possible when engaged in
her daily task. Hut Heed was not to be
shaken olT so easily. He intercepted her nt
every opportunity , nnd even risked being
handed over to the pollco in order to have n
few words with her. On her way to and
from tlio bureau ho would wait for tier at
quiet corners , and always with the urgent
request that she reconsider her determina
tion. Her fear of him soon increased to pos
itive terror , for besides declaring that ho
would surely .marry her some day , ho
warned her that ho would kill her before s he
should wed another.
About the first of last November Miss Me-
Klnney resigned from the census buioau. In
giving up her woik she believed she bad also
cot , rid of her importunate suitor. One day ,
howcversho wont to the bureau to get some
thing she had left theic , nnd upon leaving
the building was met bv Heed , who drew her
into a corridor and telling her that ho had n
revolver in his pocket ueclured that ho would
kill her at once unless she would consent to
marry him. She says that , looking at bis de
termined facu and into his glittering oyessho
believed ho would carry out bis throat. He
went on to tell her how easily they could bo
married without anyone knowing of the
affair. They would not live to
gether until she had learned to
love him , but once married ho would feel
sure of her and ccitain that sbeuouid not
marry another. With the fear of death thus
before her she consented , mid obeying his in
structions met him within nn hour nnd they
were murried the same afternoon by Key.
Asbury H. Hoillv. the colored pastoral Grace
M. Ii. church. Ileed had secured the help of
Justice of the Peace O'Neil , who got a license
for him and kept It out of tbo record for a few
days so that it would not get into the news
papers. But a wideawake local reporter
found the blank in the record , and when it
was lilted up ho printed the notice of the
For two days Reed bad kept his promise
not to claim Mary McKlnnoy as his wife.
She had gone home , and with tno fear of her
husband strong upon her she had said noth
ing to her mother of the marriaeo. Hut when
the marriage was published Heed wrote his
wife , pointing to the fact that their secret
hud been divulged and urging that she ac
knowledge him as nor husband and live with
him. She replied in a curt note , refusing his
plea and declining even to grant him an in
iCcea followed his first letter with others ,
nnd tbo girl almost frantic with fear con
sulted an old family friend , David A. Mc-
Knigbt , a well known lawyer. Mclvnight
sent a peremptory message to Heed to call on
him. Heed came promptly nnd told bis story
without the slightest hesitation. Ho admitted
everything that Miss McIClnnoy hud said ,
but ho loved the gill pussionatelv and find not
thought of injuring her. Ho was sure she
would In time return his Iovo and they
would bo very unuur. Ho wanted
hir wife to live with him nnd
pleaded for an interview so that ho
might nersuado her. The lawyer concluded
that it would bo best for the young woman to
acknowledge Heed as her husband and he nr
ranged nn Interview between them. lie
kept within Hearing distance in an adjoining
room. In response to her busbind's plead
ings the girl inirst into tcurs nnd linall > suf
fered nn nttnck ot hysterics. Keed , Lawyer
McKnight says , watched her sufferings with
perfect composure , with not n trace of pity
apparent is bis stiong , pale face. She was
his wife , bo said , and be could wait till she
learned to Iovo him. After the joiinc people
hud separated MoICnight told Mary's mother
the whole story. Mrs. Mclfinnoy dcclaiod
that the marriage must bo annulled Then a
curious revelation was inado. Mary uro-
duced a paper signed bv Heed which she
said bo had given her two days after the
marriage. It road as follow * :
I will state that 1 forced M iry H. MoKlnnoy
by threats to many mo on thu condition that
It shomd bo kepi sucrot. Thu niarrlairu certi
ficate has been published In the uupeiH , tbcru-
foio I make this Htateini'iit.
On the other side of this paper the wlfo
had written promising not to use the paper
In nny way to Injure Hood Even this paper
the girl signed with her maiden name.
Lawyer McICnlght's professional Instinct
told him that ho had a good case. At tbo
April term of court Mary S. McIClnnoy filed
n bill praying for a decree setting aside her
marriage with Heed on thu giound that U
had been procured by threats , Heed did not
contest the action nnd yesterday Judge Hug-
ner giouted the divorce. The young woman
has boon Mary s > McIClnnoy nil through
these proceedings , and as Mary S. McKinnov
shu declines she will bo for Iho rut of her
There will bo a special meeting of the
Uuildorn' and Tnuloih exchange this
evening , .Inly HI , at H p. m. sharp , to
tnko into consideration matters of vital
importance toeaoh individual mombur ,
it is earnestly * requested thnt all mom-
beta attend. N. H. HrsMY , President.
W \VKIHM : , Hoc'j Pro Tom
TJsed iu lillious of Homes 40 Years tlie Standard ,
A PUIIMO HKNKKIT.
The Ilnuhi-iipt Slioo Kale , 111 S. Kith ,
Up Snturilny with n flnnl snlo for 2
Htitunlny mornlnjr tlio pnlo begins.
Store clofod to IUTUM O the limnonso
B too If , The store hna boon loiibotl to
other parties uml wo must vacate Ati-
gust loth. H you want u pair nf shoos ,
or will need any for u your to come , ut-
torn ! the bankrupt snlo Saturday at lit
S. 10th st.
Children's oxford tics , Me.
Ludlos' dotiRohi kid button boots Sat
urday morning for ( l"o jiiur.
Latllos' oo/.o calf top button boots ,
fillL'htly diininjicd , only UOo pair ; former
price , W.OO.
All our Indies' tnn oxford tlos go nt 09c
pair ; former prlco $ U 00 to fa.OO.
Ono lot Hurt's namplo shoes ( Ssitur-
( lay ) $1.08 , worth * .r,00.
CliiUlroirH line kid sprlnrr heel , and
huol button , -lOc. worth $1.00.
Hoys' canvas lace shoos , 300 , worth
Hoys' calf laoo shoes , 7.1o imir.
HAHGAINS IJN MKN'S SHOES.
Men's knni'iiroo conyrobs , $1.1)8 ) , worth
Moil's kangaroo congress. $2.IS , worth
Men's kangaroo congress and lace ,
* ! UK ) , worth $0.00.
These are Hurfn shoes , and offer them
at $ ; t.OO to close the lot.
Moil's working shoos , 7Sc , 9Sc , $1.2.3
pair odds nnd ends , and biimples in
man's shoos go at any price.
Men's button shoes in hand and ma
t'liino bowed , $ 'J.OO , $2.CO pair ; sold for
$5.00 and $ ( i.OO.
Homombor all must bo sold In two
weeks for the iK'nollt of the creditors.
HANKHUPTSALl' } OP HOOTS AND
111 SOUTU 10TEI STREET ( old Hos-
ton Store ) .
1,0 it ftitii uiH wire.
The bo.inl of insanity hclil another session
yesterday afternoon for the purpose of In-
vestlcatini ? the mental condition of Frnnk H.
Salmon. A niiinhcr of wltnossos"tostlliod ,
the testimony of which considerably muddled
the minds of the momlicrs of the Dounl. It
was .iprc'L'd thnt for the present Salmon
Miall loiiiain In cli.uyo of his wife nnd
mother. In the meantlmo the board will
Complexion powder H an absolute nocosii-
ty of the relined toilet In this cllmata 1'oz-
ronl's combines every clement of beauty and
Nelson Gels tlio Job.
At noon yesterday the board of health
opened bids for removing ( lend animals.
There were only three bids and the eontr.K.1
was awarded to John Nelson.
Tlio contractor nirreos to remove nil dead
animals found upon tlio streets free of
charco. For removing animals when the
owner can bo found a charge of ? J.2. > xvill bo
made. The other bidders wanted Si.f > 0 from
tiio city for removing each carcass.
Mis. WinMow's Soothing Svrup U the best
of all remedies for children teething. ! i5 cents
Joe Welshartigor wns lined STiO nnd costs
iu police court yesterday afternoon for keep
ing a disorderly house. The case w s ap
Small in sbe , great in results : DoWttt's '
Little Early Risers. Best pill for constipa
tion , boit lor ic'.i hjoJwaa , bjit for sour
NATURAL FRUIT FLAVORS.
Vanilla - \ Of perfect purity.
Lemon - Of great strength.
AlmSnd If Economy In tholr use
Rose GtC.rJ F'avor ' no delicately
and cicllclously as the fresh fruit.
Farnani Street Tifeater
Tonight and K\cry Evening thN Week ,
MI Li Lx IS K OliOS. '
Popular Trices l"ic , 25c , ftou , oOc , 75c.
A\iiliiiluy ! and Satiudiiy Matlnoo.
Parnam Street Theater
Four NightOommeucing Sunday , August
2 , Witb Mat nee.
1'upiilar iirkos , l.o , "Jc , . 1c , ft ic uiul 7" > c.
QUOD AB OMNIBUS QUOD UfllQUE. "
liritish Medical Journal.
"THE QUEEN OF TABLE WATERS. "
" The best beverage"
TRUTH , LONDON.
SOtE EXPORTERS :
THE APOLLINARIS COMPANY , LD. ,
LONDON , ErG.
: DOCTOR Tliu.o Culrhiatvil KNOI.IN.l.
Iliuiluclie , Illll'iii'iioanil :
( ; . , n.Iputlon. hninll , pU . ;
unl ud u fatorltu will1 " " ;
lit * Sul 1 In iJiRlanil for In. ;
.J , In America fur SSc. Q t ;
i PK ! ? ]
Hum front your PruKil t . or ;
30M.I til . " I'OOklll A ( I ) . , ;
i PILLS. 4 < \ llr.l llro < / , < * \ t\ . C
Tor bale by KI'IIN .V CO Oinitliii.
Lo uo'3 Porlodlcul Fllla.
Thin rr < .m hiumi'ily iiou illru tly tiimn the itmiorn-
tltuurpmi nml in' " ' n'l | > r iliin ( if llll ) iuci. oi
Unrtliri'H forfi nml c in IMMII illul rlliiiul I no Ijs
HUM iliirlriit iirViniii ) .lubhuri ilruvxll niul lliu
public upiilUM b ) ( umiliiiniiJIrn Cu. Din ilia ,
nnniITi nAMI.U.WOIIIICAI'&UI.I ! aru lliu
III III 11 I A lIJ | t' " " ' " " 'y ' cii i" < pi on niju.i uv
U w U U I n rtuul tr phytcliuu fur tnu cunt of
( inru.rrlHii i uml ill" Imrun. f ruin lliu urlmry uivn n
nil nl It'll ur nmulriil II V ) pur l > x All ilriiKKMt *
All the year round , you may
rely upon Dr. Piercc's Golden
Medical Discovery to purify
the blood and invigorate the
system. It's not likc the
sarsaparitlas , that arc said to
be good for the blood in
March , April and May. The
"Golden Medical Discovery"
\yorks equally well at all
times , and in all cases of
blood - taints , or humors , no
matter what their name or'
It's ' the cheapest blood-puri
fier , sold through druggists ,
because you only pay for the
good you get.
Your money is returned if
it doesn't benefit or cure you.
Can you ask more ?
" Golden Medical Discov
ery " contains no alcohol to
inebriate , and no syrup or
sugar to derange digestion.
It's a concentrated vegeta
ble extract ; put up in large
bottles ; pleasant to the taste ,
and equally good for adults or
The " Discovery" cures all
-Skin , Scalp and Scrofulous
affections , as Eczema , Tetter ,
Salt-rheum , Fever-sores , White
Swellings , Hip - joint disease
and kindred ailments.
lxporlcnco In the Trontniont of
( ionorrlMcn. ( Ilojt Stricture hyphllli , l nt Miu-
liiioil aiulidl DlsurikJri ( if Iho Saxual Orctn ( Skin
Illivnipsiinil I mimlo llbunui l.mllci fro.il 3 to I
only lr ) Mcdrew'n umm In thu troalmunt of
I'rlvnto I HU i4M luu nour IH'MI oipiallutl Ito > ks
nntl ilrculttM FUCK Troulmanl by corrjipoiiitunoj.
Ollice , 1'ltu an I Faru.im - > n. , Omaha , Neb
Kntriiiico on ollh T struct.
For troubling paint in small of back"
Ube Moore's Ti oo of Life.
For Catarrh use Moore's Tree of Lifo.
For Constipation uo > Tree of Life.
Tlio ( rrotit life remedy The Tri
Mooro's Trooof Ufa n pinlllyn euro lor Itlilnor
nnd I.Ivor Co < iiiUlnt | nml .ill u oo I < lhuno > . Duo lit
iinjr to mtlTur whun you c in urj I by mini Moor4
Treoof 1.1 to. lnuLJru.it l.lfu llamelr ?
Hrimdy , Is ( old with a
U rltt < mltiarnnfno
to cure all NITVOUA Iii ) >
( OMB , iuch aa Wcilc
Munory.j-oia of Ilrolu
1 * ov o r , li B a il a c h e ,
U nUc fulneiB , I/out Mai"
linoil , Hi'rvoticudti , LAI.
pltuilo. til drnt&a nnd
Before & After Uco.
lii't of power of ttio
I'hotoKriplicd from life ( itncr i\o ! Organi , lu
I'ltl.ir PCI , cnusril by
over cicrtlon , jDiithful Imlrfcn iliinn , or the cicmlra
use ! bt tutnccn , opium , ur jtlmulanti' , which ultimately
load to IiiQrmlty , Couiuniptlon ami Inuiulty rut up
In comonlciit form to carry In tin' urt puclttt. I'rlco
} l a lucfcprfc. or 6 for H With cryJ5 order we glvo
i written Kuuritntm ) to euro < ir rufimil Ilia
inline } , bent by mall to any uclcUeB * . Circular frte.
Icntlim till * paprr. AiMrfu ,
MADHIO CHEMICAL CO. , Brunch Office for U. B. A.
< I7 Dearborn ( Urwt i UK AOO II U
voit HAM ; m OMAHA. NEIL , ut
uhn < V Co , Cor , 13th A. Iin./l n Sin
\ I iillcr , ( . ' ( > , Cur Mill. ( DiitiitlHiSU.
I ) I i. ' . r , ( ( , ( Dlllllll IllUir * U
Iti. . c mmuy fur hn
, - rnrta ln tM9 utiiittluii * flliclmi KCI nd "
' * i TO * IIA YH.Vl Iirivntiiill ioii ofir.sii A
U. . I"IBIW\I ? corinlnciir fuMlif ili-h-
. tl\lf !
y l 8U4I | M.
urdenir br I | ircHCTil ) | tnnrtfetil ata
nntCmuirii ro In rtxnnimvudlne It to
' ! ulloror > .
Tenth without pliitci. rtMiiDvablo lirlilgo
work , "Ur Tliriirkinnituii'H palunt" No
ilronnlii.Mlown of iiiiitot , lilto niiytliliu yi > u
IIUu. im-tli roniulii Hun. JHt tlio tiling for
inlnlstcM. l.iwyitrhuml mil'ili ' t | ' tkt'ra I'ricu
u llttlu iiiuro tlmn rni > l or | n lU i , witliin KI.IC.U.
nfnll Ur llulioy DI-IH . ! li is HIM nolu nuht
ID Onaha anil ltmu.ii-.O may. oltlcu < nl Hour
I'.ixtiiu liliick Oinahu.
NO GURKLI NO HAY.
Street Omaha Neb.
1316 Douglas , , .
Munr j ri' * | i rlenre A reuular nrxlunte In nidllrlni nipiumai noir It Hill troitltng with lh
ir tv < tiucci ) , all Nvrtuui Chronic nml I'rltill * ll un u < A pvrmnnvnt cure Kimrnnteeil for Cularrb ,
Epernmtorrhrei IAIII Msnlinort Herulnal Wuaknen. NU'ht l/nn , lintxituicj Sjrphllli. Htrlctur * , ana all
dliaitici of lh Mloiid , rlkln anil Urinary -TIT 1111 N II I Kiiaritiituu I > n fur arorr I.JID I undcrlak * " ' ! fall
Icouru Ciiatullatlun fru Hook MjittrUt of Him tunl ( ruu Ulllgx Uuur V a. m lo I p. u.
10 a Ui. lo 12 m. B Qd llauip for uplr.
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