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THE OMAITA DAILY BEE : SATURDAY , JUNE 10.
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE.
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torial mutter lOioiiM 1 * > nildri-iscil : To the Editor.
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nrMreraeil to Tli ? lleo I'lllillnlilnit company
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THI : jnr : : PUIIUHHINO COMPAN\ .
BTATKMriNT OF CIUCUI.AT1ON
1 . . . . 13.203 17 . . .7 . . . . . . 23.231
3 2 M.3" ,71 ! j' : : : ; : : : : : : 22.217
R 4 2Z.IGO Z2JM ; ; ; ; ; ; ' . ! ! ! ! ! ' . 2230 ;
f 2l.0tt 21 22.122
1 2.MI5 23 , Kir
8. . . . . . K.CI4 21. 22.10.
D 22,7211 : : : : 22.21
10 23.001 Jf 22,711
11. 22SS 27
12 23.211 ! 27o'i.
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13 JI.OJO : o'i. ! ; . . . . . . . . 22,111
14 22.673 50 2J.D11
15 2..422 31 2J.077
1C. . . , 22.3T3
Totid . ' .701,187
I , il.-ilucUonH for unsold and returned
coplf.s .15. HI
Totnl mild .
Dally n\crngo net circulation 22,153
ononaiJ U. TSSSCIIOCK.
Hworn In Iji'foro mo nnil nuliscrlbed In my pros
encn this Sd day of June. 1(01. (
( Sral. ) N. 1' . VKlli. Notary Public.
Mr. Wiley's band wagon Is evidently big
enough to hold the entire city council.
The Sugar trust didn't get quite all It
wanted , but 11 is not prone to complain
under the circumstances.
Those newrpaper correspondents who have
teen certified for Indictment for refusing
'to disclose the names of their Informants to
the senate bribery Investigating committee
find that they are to have other and good
company. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
There have been only two lynchlngs In
Omaha within thirty-five years and It Is to
bo hoped that wo shall not have to record
another execution by mob during the next
century. Wo are not In Mississippi , Ala
bama or Texas.
Cunningham K. Scott certified that George
. 'A. ' Bennett was a most efficient and trust
worthy sheriff and custodian of prisoners.
Why shouldn't Mr. Bennett reciprocate the
favor now that Scott stands In need of a
eltnllar certificate ?
It ought not to be surprising that appli
cants for positions on the Now York police
force resort to 'he employment of substitutes
to pass the physical and mental examinations
for them. Did not the former governor of
Now York and present president of the
United States once hire a substitute himself ?
One-third of the graduntcs of the United
States military academy at West Point will
have to wait for regular places In the army
until the older officers are cither retired or
die. This assures large additions to the
ranks of those nrmy.ofllcers who are always
ready to support any new ; plan that promises
" * ' 'J
more rapid promotion. '
The house committee In charge of the
various bills to promote the Nicaragua canal
project does not look with favor upon Con
gressman Bryan's scheme to defray the ex
penses of Us construction by the issue of
fiat money. Congressman Bryan's little bill
was only one of his customary plays for the
Secretary Carlisle lias been looking out for
the welfare of his fellow Kcntucklans In the
Treasury department with almost as much
vigilance as that exercised by Secretary
Smith In behalf of Georgians In the Interior
department. He has seen that Kentucky
lias thtrty-nlno appointments , being led by
only the District of Columbia and New York ,
while only nine employes from that state
have been forced out by removal or resigna
tion. Secretary Carlisle must subscribe to
the home Industry movement.
The redundancy of money on the loan
market could not be better Illustrated than
by the floating of two series of bonds just
accomplished In Massachusetts. A state
loan of $110,000 for the construction of a
mllltla armory was taken by a homo insur
ance company at 3 per cent Interest. The
.city . of Piprlngfiold , too , has recently sold a
nmall amount ot bonds at a premium that
will make the Investment not the purchaser
only 3Yi per cent Interest. . Gilt-edge credit
could not have done this a few years ago.
Secretary Carlisle's recent statement of the
number of appointments , removals and
resignations of employes In his department
since his accession to Its control , given In
response to a resolution of Inquiry passed
by the senate , shows that Nebraska has
fared about as badly at his hands as the
most shabbily treated state. Four employes
accredited to Nebraska and receiving salaries
amounting to $3,360 were removed , and
three receiving salaries amounting to $7,700
resigned , probably because their resigna
tions were requested. On the other sldo
Nebraska secured only two treasury ap
pointments , with salaries aggregating $1,000.
Nebraska , therefore , stands upon Secretary
Carlisle's appointment list with a loss ot flvo
places and over $10,000 In salaries. Ne
braska's loss Is , In this case , the southern
states' gain. For all of which wo have to
thank the democratic administration.
Why should the city pay $ GOO for a smoke
consumer that does not consume and that
has never been accepted as coming up to the
promised standard ? The effort to have this
appropriation passed on the ground of re
imbursing the city treasurer for the money
paid out on an unsigned warrant Is simply a
round-about way ot paying the original bill.
The city treasurer has no legal claim upon
the city whatever for this money and could
never recover It In a court of law because
his loss la duo to his own negligence. On
the other hand he has A good cue for re
covering the money from the person to whom
It was paid and ought tn any event to ex
haust his remedies against him before seek
ing relief from the city council. At the
Urns ot this ll'.tb m'shnp ' It was the general
understanding that the enterprising smoke
consumer agent managed to got only a small
traction of the entire warrant $150 If wo are
not mistaken. Has he tlnco secured the re
mainder of the claim cr does he hcpa to got
tt after the Indemnification ordinance Is .
passed ? The whole proposition savors of
very loose business management.
mMA.NSUFFtlAOK IN KAXSAS.
Tha endorsement ot the pemllnpc womai
suffrage ) conitltutlonal nmnndmcnt by tin
Kansas popull ts , followed by the dratnath
sconn In which &IIMU I ) . Anthony and nor
Anna Shaw , who had heretofore clalmM to
be gUiinch republicans , stepped In front o
the speaker's stand and had populist badge
pinned to their breasts , means that th
woman suffrage campaign In Kansas ls t
be made a populist campaign. The woman
suffragists were unable to prevent the ad
dltlon of a claueo to the party platform t
the effect that support of the woman auf
frago amendment Is not to bo taken as
test of party fealty , but they had assured
the populist politicians that should the con
ventlon give them the desired cndorscmcn
they would work for nil the candidates on
the populist ticket without discrimination
both on the Hump nnd at the polls. In
other words support of the suffrage amend
ment Is not to bo a test of fealty to the
populist party , but support of the populls
nominees Is to be'a test of fealty to the cause
of woman suffrage.
The whole deal has been nothing moro
than a political bargain In which each sldo
hopes to get the better of the other wlthott
sacrificing moro than In absolutely necessary
Of course woman suffrage has no greater
Interest for the , members of the populU
party than those of the other parties , be
cause their principal proposals do not ap
peal stronger to women than to men. The
populist national convention at Its .session
In Omaha two years ago refused point blank
to Incorporate a woman suffrage plank Into
Its platform , and the best Its delegates could
do for the emial suffragist faction was to
express their sympathy for nil propositions
for reform while declaring them all sec
ondary to the great Issues now pressing for
solution. "Equal rights and equal privileges
for all the men nnd women of this country'
was held up as something to come as a
matter of course In the dim nnd distant
future , after the principles of the populist
party shall have been Incorporated Into the
government. The Kansas populists , therefore
undertake to say that they have made the
government of Kansas all that Is to bo
wished , and have now tlmo to devote to the
consideration of the "secondary Issues. " The
pcoplo of Kansas who have been suffering
under populist mlsrulo will hardly bo ready
to subscribe to this theory , nor will they bo
ready to stamp with approval such a po
litical bargain as this by saddling woman
suffrage upon their constitution. The cause
of woman suffrage cannot bo greatly
strengthened as n moral Issue by such ex
periments in practical politics.
n'lLKV'S $15OW HAUL.
Mr. Wiley has not only substantiated his
claim of owning fourteen councllmen , but
has actually Increased the number to fifteen.
By an adroit hugger-mugger Mr. Wiley has
Induced the five-sixths of the council to
vote $15,719 to the Thomson-Houston mon
opoly In one lump to pay the claims which
had been vetoed at different times by the
mayor and failed to pass ever the veto by
reason of the absence of ono of the solid
twelve or some kick In the traces by his
tandem team. This lump claim of over
$15,000 was vetoed In detail by the mayor
on the ground that the contract of the city
for $175 per year per lamp requires 2,000-
candle power lights , when in fact It Is
known and believed thnt the lamps furnished
were below 1,200-candlo power. On that
point there has been so much said and
written to render further explanation super
fluous. Sufllco It to say that Wiley has
carried his point under a pretended con
cession of reducing the rate from $175 to
$111 per lamp from now- until November on
condition of raking in the pile and getting
paid In full for three years' deficient lamp
service. Wiley would doubtless not have
mndo oven this concession If ho was not
afraid to bring his claim Into court and
moreover anxious to shut out Pardeo &
( jn.'s contract for furnishing lights for the
lamps Included In the contract that expired
It Is plain enough to every Intelligent
person that the so-called concession made
to the council Is a Juggle to cover Wiley's
$15,000 grab. The mayor's veto Is doubtless
anticipated and Wiley's contingent Is ready
to override It within ten seconds after It
has been read by the clerk. Meantime Mr.
Wiley serenely looks on , and , In the
language of Tweed , says , "What do you
propose to'do ' about It ? "
l DKFKNSK OF It
The complaint of democratic senators and
democratic newspapers that republican sena
tors are unduly delaying action on the tariff
bill by prolonging discussion of that meas
ure comes with 111 grace , as was pointed out
by Senator Sherman some days ago , In view
of the uniform course ot the democrats
when they were In the minority In the
senate. It Is not often that the veteran
and distinguished senator from Ohio Is
stirred to sharp rebuke of the opposition ,
but ho was so affected when a few days
ago a democratic senator attacked the re
publican senators for the course they are
pursuing In subjecting the tariff bill to n
thorough discussion a course- which they
announced at the outset would be pursued
and which It Is not to bo doubted a very
largo majority of the people of the country
Senator Sherman asserted the right of the
minority to debate to the fullest extent a
measure of thin kind. It was done with
the existing tariff law by the democratic
minority ot the senate , which did not agree
to a fivc-mlnuto limit to debate as the re
publican minority have now done. "Tho .
opposition ot the democrats to bills of a
similar character and to other political meas
ures , " said Senator Sherman , "has gene
far beyond any opposition which has been
shown to this bill , In all the tariff bills ;
which have been considered hero the other :
sldo have resorted to the same expedients
which are now resorted to by this sldo to
secure fair debate , and agreements were de
nied over and over again to limit debate on
tariff bills , because the other sldo wanted
to consume tlmo and wey were compelled to
have long sessions In order to pass the bills
at all. " Senator Sherman said the repub
licans could defeat the tariff bill , If they
chose to do It , by actual resistance and by
availing themselves ot the rules of the :
senate , and ho believed they would bo Justi
fied In resisting the measure to the same
extent that measures which had boon In-
reduced by the republicans were resisted
by democrats when In the minority. For
ono , ho did not Intend to utter a single word
or spend a single minute- prevent the ac-
lon ot the majority on the bill , because :
10 believed It is the constitutional right
of a majority to pass such legislation as
they think proper , but republicans must
Iptcrmlno for themselves the extent of their
opposition and how far It shall bo carried.
No democrat ventured to make any reply
o these remarks pf the Ohio senator , be
cause all of them knew they wore justified
liy the record. The republican minority are
.Jolng no moro than the democrats have
uniformly done under llko circumstances ,
and since their custom has been always
to resist to the fullest extent to catlafy
their own ucnuo of duty and their duly I
their constituent * , they cannot reasonably
find fault with the. republicans for following
the example. The course ot the repub
( lean senators Is not only justified by tha
of the democrats during the long pi'rltx
that they were In the minority In the
senate , but by results. H has brough
about concessions favorable to the Indus
tries of the country which could not hav
been secured without such a discussion o
the tariff bill as hn.i fully and clearly shown
the faults , the Inconsistencies , the Injustlc
and the destructive character of that meas
lire. Had republican senators not decldcc
to debate the bill In detail and boon con
tent to let the majority proceed nnchcckci
In their purpose of destroying the policy
of protection It Is probable the country
would now have n tariff law far less favor
nblo to the Industries of the country gen
crnlly than the pending bill , with all It
defects and shortcomings. In combating
this measure and clearly exposing Its dangerous
gorous character the republican senator *
are doing their duty , and the popular ap
prcclatlon of this will be most decisively at
tested , there can bo no doubt , when th
pcoplo have the opportunity to pass upon
It In the congressional elections ot this year
They may not defeat tariff legislation , as
some of them appear to think Is still pos
slble , but they will thwart the dcmocratli
design to strike a death blow to pro tec
A VKIil' IMl'OHTAKT MNETINO.
The commissioners of Douglas county havi
called a meeting of citizens and taxpayers
at the court house Saturday evening to dls
cuss the Platte river canal bond proposition
This Is ono of the most Important confer
cncos that citizens ot this county have eve
been called upon to attend.
The subsidy of $1,000,000 which the promoters
motors of the Platte river canal ask should
not be voted or even proposed to be votet
without.a fair and full discussion of all the
vital points Involved. Wo are not merely
to consider and discuss the amount ot the
subsidy , the Interest rate and period for
which the bonds are to run , but under wha
conditions the donation asked for is to bo
made and what guaranties we arc to exac
for the completion/ the canal , Its utilization
for supplying power and the tolls to bo
charged consumers. There never has been
any proposition before the county board tha
Involved so much to the taxpayers of the
county and concerns BO vitally the business
Interests of Omaha and South Omaha.
It Is moro than probable that the first
meeting will be confined to the preliminary
points and that several meetings must be
held before all the technical and legal ques
tions are disposed of. In any event the
meeting should be attended by every heavy
A SlOItK VAVOltAULiH CONDITION .
The treasury has lost comparatively Ilttlo
gold this week , the demand for export being
small , and It Is reported to bo the opinion
at the Treasury department that the outflow
has about run Its course and will soon cease.
It has been the usual experience that the
foreign demand stops at about this tlmo In
the year , and in view of the fact that.at all
the financial centers of Europe there are
large stocks of gold , while there Is nothing
In the financial situation here to create a
demand from abroad , there seems to bo
good reason for the opinion that the outflow
of gold Is at an end for the pnescnt. If
such should prove to be the case the treas
ury may bo able to get along with Its pres
ent supply of gold until .It can be Increased
In the regular way through customs receipts ,
though this will depend a good deal upon
whether the tariff bill becomes law within
the next month , which Is by no means cer
tain. The gold reserve Is now down to
$09,000,000 , which Is within $4,000,000 of the
depletion when Secretary Carlisle sold bonds
in February. The financial conditions at
that tlmo , however , were much more un
favorable than they are at present , and
what was then regarded as the point of dan
ger might not now excite apprehension. Be
sides the general treasury balance Is larger
now than at that time , so that the necessity
does not exist at present for using the gold
reserve In meeting the current obligations
of the government. Ot course a reserve of
only about $1 to $10 of currency redeemable
In gold Is much too small for security against
a possible exigency , but there will bo no
danger , even should the reserve bo further
reduced , so long as public faith In the gov
ernment remains unimpaired.
It was reported from Washington some
days ago that Secretary Carlisle ) was feeling
somewhat anxious about the situation , and
that ho was contemplating another sale of
jonds whether congress granted htm the
authority ho has asked for or not. Ho can
do this under existing law , but ho desires
further legislation , and this congress has
thus far shown no disposition to comply
with. If gold exports should cease at once
t is not likely that bonds will bo Issued.
There Is said to bo a strong Interest In east-
am financial circles regarding the condition
of the treasury and the course that the sec
retary may adopt.It Is also said that
should another Issue of bonds be made they
night not bo so easily disposed ot as were
those Issued in February. The statement
s made that Secretary Carlisle has lost the
confidence of Now York financiers , and that
they would not take hold of a second bond
ssuo as promptly as they did the first ono.
ndeed It Is Intimated that another offer of
jonds by the secretary of the treasury might
Fall of acceptance , but It Is hardly probable
.hat such would bo the case It the emer
gency became urgent. H Is not to bo
loubtod , however , that there Is distrust ot
Secretary Carlisle's financial ability.
The cessation of gold exports would bo a
oed thing so far as the treasury Is con-
orncd , but beyond this It would probably
mvo no Important effect. Apparently the
xmdltlon Is more favorable , but there Is no
issuranco tha.t It la really so. An early
esumptlon ot gold shipments to any extent
vould doubtless cause the secretary of the
re-asury to again resort to a sale of bonds.
There Is something radically wrong with
ho returns of real estate valuation made by
ho assessors of the outsldo precincts of the
ounty. The total Is 10 per cent less than
ho total for last year , although in some tow
recncts ! a slight Increase Is noted. In
ithors there Is a marked decrease , partlcu-
arly In Bast Omaha , where the drop la sheer
0 per cent. Of couraa nothing has hap-
icned during the past year to affect property
mluea to that extent In any part of the
ounty. This Is only In keeping with the
lollcy pursued In this county for years ,
vhoreby assessors have deliberately laid
hemsolves liable to the penalties Imposed on
itrjury and making false returns. The
iroperty In the county precincts li only Ha
il o to a very small tax. The bulk of county
axatlon Is borne by the city property owners ,
t Is notorious also that the county taxes are
owcr In Douglas than In any county In the
tato. In the face of this extremely favora-
ile condition to land owners outsldo of tha
Ity there has been a scandalous undervalua
tion of both real mid pomoiul property It
county ptcc.ncts if or ytar * . Why ( her
should luvo beenlUfil' reduction this year
from lust year Is Inexplicable excepting upot
the natural prcaunlpUon that the ho.ivy prop
crty ownsrs and , > nj | speculators have ex
cried a corrupt piijLLfln the assessors.
Sir William Hapcpiirt's Intimation that de
spltn Iho severe ibiutncas depression In al
parts of the world rhd volume ot Drills !
trade has held Its , own for 1S9 , will , doubt
Icsii , give rlso to jnu.ulrles In this country
to whal extenl Mils' has been at the expense
of American traders. The wonderful hold
which England lyis secured upon the mar
kcts of the worldi'Caa alone account for a
phenomenon of tills tflnd. If the call for
British goods has. , boon steady In the face
of n marked decrease In the general de
mand then the other countries must have
borne the brunt ot the depression by losing
more than their shares of the patronage.
A Cutiiinrni'itliln I'.xninpla.
Nebraska's republican . clubs formally
endorsed the declaration of the nntlona
convention of Ik92 on the silver Issue , nnd
thus set nn example which the party li
all the western states should follow.
( Idiio , but Nut l-'iirgottcn.
The Central 1'aclllo railway debt to the
United States might ns well Be charged to
profit nnd loan on the books of tlm trcns
ury. Thn property It not worth 10 cents
on the dollar of the debt It owes , nnd the
present mtuingeri ) cnn duplicate It for IMM
money than the Interest the cotpuratlon
owes to the United States.
Colorado CrrcH Ohtu.
The republican party Is Betting- Into line
on the silver question , nnd when Its posi
tion Is fully deilned It wilt be seen thnt
It IH the best advocate of the rehabilitation
of .silver In the United Stnte ? . This silver
problem Is becoming very rapidly a na
tional question , nnd on national question ! )
the republican ( party always taKes the
Faylnj ; OIT nil Old Score.
Knnsns City Star.
Colonel Murphy , whoso labors In behall
of corn bread In Germnny were the object
of the delighted Interest of the American
people , has now transferred hla Held of
usefulness to Hclglum nud will give uwuy
corn pones nnd hoe cuke nt the Antwcri
exposition. It l.t to bp hoped that Colone
Murphy will ancceeifln convincing the Hel-
glami , who are now absolutely Ignorant
of corn meal , that they "don't know what's
good" until they have made It.s acquaint
ance. Hooks have been \vrltten of late to
show that the American colonies owe <
much to the low countries for Ideas coil' '
corning civil liberty ; there Is a chance to
pay oft the obligation In corn cakes.
11KFL.KGT1OX8 OX TllK SUGAJt Tit VST-
St. Paul Globe : The Sugar trust Is non-
partisan. In states where the republicans
have the majority It contributes to the re
publican campaign fund , and where the
democrats are In the ascendant they re
ceive Its favors. It grinds Its grist In demo
cratic as well as republican mills , and pays
toll to both with exemplary Impartiality.
Such , at least , Is the story told by Presl
dent Havemeyer , nnd the evidence thus far
submitted In the congressional bribery In
vestlgatlon seems to boar him out.
Chicago Times : > Wo say that the brutal
frankness of this follow Havemeyer Is en
couraging. True , 'It snows that he believes
himself so buttressed'about by the power
of capital , so securely entrenched behind
that bogus "conservatism" which defends
whatever exists , 'howoVer apparent Its In
justice may be , that lie can Insolently pro
fess himself a buyer of laws , a farmer of
taxes. That Is lifS'sfifte today. There will
come to him no 'liaritl from his profession
of rascalatty , nor" Indeed should there , for
ho Is but the product' of conditions , which
are what wo attatik' , no't the Individuals who
profit by them. But when the beneficiaries
of plutocracy boasl ' as , , loudly as has Have-
meyer the end o'f. their rule draws near.
The patient American people submit to rob
bery , but will kick.When the robbers boast
of the ease with"which they secure their
booty. . '
St. Paul Pioneort Press : The question Is
how long the American people will endure
this sort of thing. How long will they per
mit the men who represent them to sit
cheek by Jowl with the agents of avowed
and unblushing corruption ? Whca will
there be a reawakening of that stern moral
sense that banishes from public honor and
public life .for all tlmo to come the man
upon whose Integrity oven the breath of
suspicion blows ? The dreadful fact , the
dangerous fact , Is that those things can bo
done notoriously , and the public take seem
ingly but a languid Interest In them ; say ,
like a lot of ladles over an afternoon tea
table , that It Is shocking that such things
should be allowed to happen , and then go
oft to their dally business as If tt were no
further concern of theirs. Has the sense of
moral duty , of responsibility , departed from
the republic ? _
Chicago Post : Possibly Muley Hassan
was kicked by his first name.
Buffalo Courier : "Bllkall says he has
resolved his creditors shall trouble him no
"Ah , going to get out of debt , eh ? "
"Nope ; out ot town. "
Washington Star : "And the Chinese put
people In the- stocks for financial delin
quency ! " exclalmeil the flippant .youth.
"Yes. " replied the professor.
"Well , 1 always heard there was money
In stocks. "
Kansas City Journal : A Connecticut
farmer through mistake drank some blue
vitriol Inntead of Jersey whisky and thus
saved his life.
Indianapolis Journal : Mrs. Watts I
Hhould think you would try to find nomc
work a great , strong man like you. Have
you no pride ?
Hungry Hlgglns You bet I have. I'm a
heap too proud to work.
Yonkeis Statesman : She Here's a bill
from the doctor.
He What's it for ?
Kthel Ic know , mamma.- Doctor spolco
cross to me yesterday on the street and. I
stuck out my tongue at him.
. Detroit Tribune.
Her eyes upon him resting ,
Her quivering lips apart.
The words that she was speaking
Came straight from her throbbing1 heart.
She stands In commanding posture ,
Stands In the sight of all ,
And yells from her place In the grand stand
To the man In the box : "Play balll"
" 9Wlnnta Constitution.
I'vo tasted of all the llcker that a feller
ever made ,
From cliampaKno.-spaiPklln' glorious , to the
circus lemonade ,
But nothing seemitLfo equal , or so much
Aa the milk that mother cooled In the
house besldo tlij
I've swallowed ElpP'JPi grape juice tell I'd
fairly thrill ; flfM
I've sucked the sweetest essence of many
a moonlight atllta
But they left a MoneSomo bankerln1 , an'
mem'ry'd sort , < f , ljijj
An' make me think1 'o' mother , an' the
house besldo tuu nrln ? .
I've even fooled with drlnkln * o" thla flzzln'
SOda StUft taut a
That , seems to me ; some feller made for
nutliln * but a bluff.
But when it pot ro'Toamln' , an' I'd hear
the fountain Blntr ,
, 'd think about mother coolln' of her milk
besldo the spring.
r..iKitn T//I.V oirnn.
Assuming thnl the king ot Hungary has
agreed to enforce the will of the people's
representatives upon the nobility and ccclc-
slaitlcat dlgnllnrlea , whoso stronghold has
been the House of Magnates , wo must rocoR-
nlzo that this civil marriage Incident has
brought about the mo.it Important victory
achieved by Httng.irlan liberalism slnco the
Inauguration of the dual regime. Now tor
the first time the bulk of the Magyar nation
ality may be said to be entering on the full
enjoyment ot Its Inheritance , The compul
sory passage of the civil marriage bill will
bo but the first wave of a Hood of progress
ive leglilatlon , which has hitherto encoun
tered an Insuperable barrier In the House of
Magnates. It has long been pointed out by
careful observer * at Buda-Pcsth that Magyar
public opinion was Immensely In advance ot
the Institutions. Now , however , that Dr.
Wckcrlo's view of thn Hungarian constitu
tion seems certain to bo adopted , nothing In
the Institutions will avail to check the work-
Ingj of the democratic spirit. This victory
of liberalism In Hungary must needs have
n profound effect upon the other half of the
cmplro and should powerfully stimulate the
demand for that sweeping reform of the
franchise which Count von Taafe tried In
vain to effect. Few persons on this side of
the Atlantic understand how widely removed
from manhood suffrage are the peoples rep
resented In the Vienna Hclcharath. It U to
the credit ot Francis Joseph that ho favored
Count von Taafe's project of reform , which
was beaten In the Hclchsrath Itself by the
delegates of the landed proprietors mid of
the rich burgher class. Bui the success
nt Buda-Pcsth of a movement essent'ally dem
ocratic will excite at Vienna an outburst
ot feeling on behalf ot the disfranchised
masses which the present reactionary min
istry will bo unable long to resist.
All honor to the men In Africa who main
tain there the respect for human rights , the
regard for common decency , which would
mark their dally walk In civilized lands !
But there are far too many men who think
their advent Into Africa loosens every ro-
( tralnt nnd opens wide the doors of license.
There nro men In official position who bar
gain with chiefs for the young women who
form a. part of their establishments , The
fact that one brutal man often combines the
functions of judge , jury and executioner
Is a prolific source of frightful Injustice. It
Is on record that for some slight Infringe
ment of the regulations large towns have
been burned , their chiefs killed , and women
and children have not escaped the rain of
bullets. Men and women have been caught
whllo trying Jtealtlilly to recover food sup
plies stolen from their own plantations and
have been shot for their he nous offense.
Women have been seized nnd held as pris
oners until ransomed with food supplies that
wore not otherwise purchased. Expeditions
have needlessly passed through regions where
the crops have been a partial failure and
have ravaged the plantations , though the
natives did not have enough for themselves.
At least In one Instance an net ot murder
and cannibalism has been paid for that a
spectacle might bo afforded. "I started from
the coast , " wrote Dr. Peters , "without any
articles of exchange , nnd eu I could not pay
my way or give presents to the native chief ? ,
as other travelers had done. " He did have
plenty ot guns and ammunition , however ,
and wherever the natives did not permit
him , without protest , to rob them of their
grain and cattle , he murdered them first
and took their property afterward. These
phases of brutality and crime In Africa form ,
with the murderous rum traffic , the black
side of the picture of while enterprise In that
continent. The truth about these things
has often been suppro sed , but It should re
ceive the widest publicity. Public sentiment
In all civilized lands is against such doings ,
and public sentiment , If nothing else , should
compel governments nnd trading companies
to face moro seriously their responsibility
for the acU of agents In Africa.
* * *
If a formidable rebellion should break out
in Morocco , as the result of the death of the
sultan , It would bo almost Impossible to pre
vent European complications. Ever since the
Ilttlo campaign between the Spanish garrison
at Mclllla , n port on the Mediterranean coast
which has belonged to Spain for centuries ,
there has been a strong feeling among the
Spaniards that they needed more fighting ,
and especially' moro victories. In Morocco In
order to prevent the prestige of Spain In that
country from suffering. Moreover , there has
been chronic Irritation In Spain for centuries
over the Interference of powers geograph
ically remote In the affairs ot the naturally
rich and historically famous country just
across the Strait of Glbralter. The posses
slon ot the famous fortress of that name by
England has been a constant exasperation
to the Spanish people , and they are In the
state of mind to resent most bitterly any
British Interference with the succession or
anything else In Morocco. Nevertheless ,
there Is reason to believe that England will
Interfere In any demonstrations of force or
negotiations which may threaten to change
the position or future state of Morocco.
About half of the foreign trade of the coun
try Is In British hands , and although the
total Is not moro than $20,000,000 n year , that
sum Is no measure of the possible or probable
blo foreign commerce of Morocco If the coun
try over gains the blessing of a stable and
reasonably free and enlightened government.
There Is enough fertile land and the cllmato
is good enough to make a secqnd Italy. In
deed , the present population , which Is esti
mated all the way from 2,500,000 up to 12-
000,000 or even 13,000,000 , not only mlaht
easily bo trebled , but It Is much smaller than
It was centuries ago.
The Increase of Tartar emigration from
southern and eastern Russia has been so
marked of lato. as to excite attention and
some anxiety , In government circles. No
overt motive has been alleged by the emi
grants , who have deserted the villages and
districts Inhabited by their ancestors for cen
turies. Ono correspondent , professing to
liave an Intimate knowledge of the Tartar
nature , attributes' the exodus to three causes ,
First , an order sent from St. Petersburg to
the provinces that In stormy , snowy weather
bells should be rung with a view to guide
benighted traveler * to shelter. The Tar
tars have no bolls In their villages , and
the order Indiscriminately circulated among
them was Interpreted as an Injunction to
hang bells on their minarets a bell being
an abomination to a Mussulman. Secondly ,
a circular was Issued by the ministry to the
effect that In the winter children should bo
japtlzed in tepid water. The Tartar mothers ,
tearing of this , took fright and hid their
children away from all strangers , believing
again that forcible conversion to Chrlstlan-
ty was Intended. In the third place , n high
official was tent to collect arrears ot tnxa-
.lon. Unable to make head or tall out of
.ho hieroglyphic accounts presented to him ,
to requested those who had paid to put a
cross opposite their names. This was forth
with Interpreted by the Tartars to mean ad
vanced proselytlsm , and the rumors ot these
repeated attempts at Interference with Mus
sulman observances and prejudices have led
: o the flight of whole Tartar villages across
.ho border to Turkey and Asia.
Referring to the unrest In India , a cor
respondent says that for the first time the
educated Indian has seen all the constltu-
lonal apparatus Invented for his protection
fall to protect him. Ho knows that the
; ovornmcnt of India regards the exemption
of Manchester goods from the customs duties
as an Injustice to the Indian taxpayer. Ho
CIIOWB that the Legislative Council In India
regards It as an Injustice , and that every
member not constrained by his executive
position condemned It. Ho knows that the
onncll of the secretary ot state unanimously
irotcsted against it , and that the secretary
f state , In replying to the Manchester Cham-
> or of Commerce , scarcely deigned to defend
t. Ho sees the authority and the remon-
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
Rtrnnco * of tlio whole body of cniclfll * whosa
live * nre given to India , nmt who nn > re
sponsible for Its well belns nnrt snfety , ion-
tetnptnoiisly sot axdc. It appears to him
that India In for the Iliuc. niul In this ro >
sped. being governed not by Its oMenslblo
Xovcrnnienl , but by in Inflnenco which I * not
allowed tn npioar. | Tlmt Inflnenci1 , ha It
assured liy every newnpnper , Knropean or
nnUvo. In India , by the roit orntKinlc Jour-
tmU In Knglnnd. and by the m.iln body of
the ttrltlfh press , | g n desire to conclllnto
for KnRllsli p.irty purposes the Manchester
vole. No effective denial and no alternative
explanation ever reaches him , He believes
thnt Advantage was tnken of a new viceroy
and of n new finance minister to wrlDK front
them a tacrlflco of Indian Interests during
their flrnt weeks In cilice , and that all the
councils and constlttttlon.il g.ifoKiiards created
for the good government of India were power
less to prevent the wrong.
nir.i < } to.r.v rut : nvnooi.ii.
Ono ScqurI tn tlici World's Tnlr C'ongrnM
Shoxtlng It ilf In Olilc ; ; o.
CHICAGO , Juno 15. A petition bearing
60,000 names and representing many relig
ions has been prepared- presentation lethe
the Chicago Hoard of Education , recommend
ing that n reading book conslitlng of selec
tions from the sacred scriptures In use In
the schools of Toronto , or n similar selection ,
can , with the approval of both the Catholic
and I'rotestunt churches , he put In use In
the public schools without delay ,
The petition continues : "As the whole
religions world united without objection In
the universal prayer to 'jOur Father which
art In heaven' during the world's religions
congress of 1S93. we believe thnt nil right-
minded classes of AmerlcanH now agree on
the dally rending In the public schools of
suitable selections from thn sucred scriptures
and the recitation of thnt prayer and the two
great commandments upon which hang all
the law and the prophets , thereby fixing In
the minds of the children the vital spiritual
principles on which good citizenship nnil the
future welfare of our country so largely de
Among other petitioners are Charles C.
Donncy. who was In charge of the religious
congress ; W. II. Harper , president of Chicago
university ; W. A. Amborger , president of the
Columbus clubV. ; . J. Onahan , upon whom
the tltlo of count was recently conferred by
the pope , and other \\cll known men.
KVIDKJtW Oh' SUIUIDKH.
Four of Thorn In PlttsburK lit the Course
of n SliiRlo lty.
PITVSI3URG , Juno 15. A suicide epidemic
prevails hero. Since last night two men and
ono woman have killed themselves. hast
night Mrs. Mary Kelms , aged 40 years ,
growing despondent over the absence of her
husband In Germany , swallowed parls green
and died a few hours later.
Passengers on the early train on the Castle
Shannon road were horrified to see the body
of John Wnrmblood , aged 70 years , hanging
from u tree In Maple grove. He was well-
to-do and no cause Is assigned for the deed.
About 10 o'clock a carpenter named Tate ,
living on Slbley street , south side , cut his
throat with a razor and died In a short
time. Financial reverses are said to have
caused him to take his own life.
At 9:30 : today Henry M. Doyle , a promi
nent farmer of White township , near Heaver
Falls , shot himself through the heart with a
shotgun , dying almost Instantly. Ho was
60 years of ago. No known cause for Iho
ST. ALDANS , Vt. , June 15. Frank W.
Uallard , a prominent business man of this
city , committed suicide today , probably on
account of financial reverses.
x XOT cum : ins CATAIIIIII.
Damages Aflked from n I'lUrnt Mcdlclno
Conipuny by it Patient.
CHATTANOOGA , Tenn. , Juno 15. A suit
of a peculiar nature Is being tried hero before -
fore Judge Moon of the circuit court. In
which one S. n. Logan of this city asks dam
ages from a firm In Toledo , 0. , which manu
factures a catarrh cure for failure to comply
with their contract. Mr. Logan has been
a sufferer from catarrh for a number of
years. A friend advised him to take the
cure. He did so and seemed to feel bettor ,
but ho did not feel so well after the twelfth
bottle. Ho kept on. however , until he had
talten nearly 100 bottles at a cost of $78.
Still he had the catarrh. Now ho asks the
company to pay the $100 reward It offers for
any case of catarrh the medicine will not
euro. No case of a similar character has
ever been tried. In this country.
Connors Sottlrd the HrltUlior ,
NEW ORLEANS , Juno 15. Johnny Con
nors of Springfield , III. , defeated Jack Levy ,
the Englishman , before the Olympic club In
flvo rounds. The match
was a twcnty-fivc-
round boxing contest for a purse of | 1.800.
Connors had the best of It all through. Levy
kept growing weaker rapidly and In the fifth
round vicious uppercuts on the point of the
Jaw put him to sleep In short order. Con
nors will fight IJarry , who conquered Gor
man , In a few weeks , to i > ettlo the champion
ship of his class.
J. M. Grlor for Congress.
1IACOMB , III. , Juno 12. The people's party
congressional convention has nominated J.
M. Grler of Schuyler county by acclamation.
Mr. Grler was the nominee by the same
party two years ago.
ADJUSTED BY ARBITRATION
Probable Strike Averted by the Action of a
WAGES SETTLED ON THE MOBILE & OHIO
Agreement , Himorcr , In Ono Section M y
Cnuio DlMUmlllft In Another lieu
Alnko Slihmiintliil ( Inlnft liy thn
Aunrtl of tha Hoard.
ST. LOUIS , June 1C. At 12C5 : o'clock thl *
morning O. W. Iloyd , president of the Mer
chants Exchange , Lieutenant Governor J , O.
GUI of Illinois nnd Itev. F. M. Alexander ,
comprising the board ot arbitration to settle
the ungo schedule on the Mobile & Ohio
which has been under discussion for some
tlmo , rendered their report. The engineers
had accepted a reduction of 8 per cent for
live months from May , with the under
standing that the company would pay full
wages for the four succeeding months. The
fit-union south ot Cairo accepted a reduction
of 8 per cent for six months , dating from
Juno 1 , with full compensation for the fol
lowing six montlix. The other employes
south ot Cairo accepted a reduction ot 8 per
cent , dating from Juno 1 , for twelve months ,
with full compensation for the following
twelve months. The employes north of the
Ohio , save the engineers , refused to accept
the same reduction nnd referred It to
arbitration. The committee reported ns fol
"Wo , the board of arbitrators appointed
to adust differences between the Mobllo &
Ohio Hnllroncl company nnd the conductors ,
firemen , trainmen and switchmen of said
company , render our decision as follows :
"A reduction of I per cent of four months
from June 1 , 1691 , uttar which the wages
existing prior to June I , 1891 , shall be re
stored for n llko period and continue In
definitely thereafter unlesn sixty dava'
notice shall bo given by either party de
siring a change from these conditions. "
It was agreed that n settlement of the 8
per cent reduction should bo adjusted , and
the decision be considered final by both em
ployes and company , by the board of arbitra
The Mobile & Ohio company chose ns Its
representative Mr. Boyd of the Merchants
exchange , whllo the employes selected
Lieutenant Governor GUI. The third party ,
Kov. Mr. Alexander , was selected by the
representatives of the employes and the
The representatives of the employes said
the decision of the commtttco was perfectly
satisfactory and would bo lived up to.
When the reduction of 8 per cent was first
authorized tn November last the employes
north of the Ohio river arbitrated the matter
nnd accepted a reduction of 7.0 per cent.
Now that the arbitration committee for the
St. Louis division south of the Ohio has de
cided upon a 4 per cent reduction It Is
reasonable to suppose that the north of the
river employes , will ask for an equal re
SUHK TO ( IKT .1 11Air.llOA1) .
Coal 1'loldn nf Kimtcrn Wyoming Will Ha
Oprncd nt Once.
BELLE FOUHCHB , S. D. , June 15. ( Spe
cial to The Bee. ) For some time past there
has been more or less talk concerning the
building of a brunch road from this place
to the coal fields of eastern Wyoming , but
today the matter assumed definite form.
General Manager Hurt and Chief Engi
neer Berry of the Elkhorn. accompanied
by the entire engineer corps of that road ,
arrived this morning and have already
commenced running lines to the Hay crccw
coal mines , eighteen miles away. Thcso
coal fields were purchased recently by on
eastern syndicate that Is desirous of hav
ing rail connections with the outside world.
A company was formed by eastern partlca
for the purpose of constructing such a
line , and Its surveyors have been In the
field for the imst two weeks , and are now
making the final survey and cross section-
Ing. The Elkhorn , which has been care
fully watching all proceedings , has gotten
everything In readiness and began opera
The other company says It will have Its
line completed In sixty days. The Klltlioi-n
can have trains r mm Ink" on the branch by
August 1. Thla railroad building will inako
Belle Fourcho a Junction and division fj
point. The company owning this townstto
has Increased the prices on lots 25 per I
cent , and Is now platting several now
blocks In a second addition.
Montimrnt f or 11 Patriot.
CHICAGO , June 15. Chicago pioneers
have erected a Rag over the almost for
gotten grave of David Kennlson , last to
die of the members of the Boston "Too.
Party. " The patriot was burled In the old
Chicago cemetery , now a part of Lincoln
park , In 1852 , having died at the ago of
115 years. A monument bearing a bronze
bust of Kennlson will bo erected over t ) <
Now Ilnmpnhlro 1'opullntn Nominate.
MANCHESTER , N. II. , Juno 15. The poo-
pie's party state convention has nomt-
nated George D. Epps for governor anol
for congressmen Joslah II , Whlttler and
K. M. Ulodgctt.
The platform declares for the Immediate
adoption of the Initiative and referendum :
annual state elections : the eight-hour
working day ; against Interest-bearing
346 Suits , in size 33 to 44 sometimes one size
of a kind , sometimes more. We must get rid of
them before inventory take your size at half price.
42 Suits , boon selling at $10.00 , now
01 Suits , boon soiling at 112.50 , now
0 Suits , boon soiling nt $13.50 , now
79 Suits , been soiling at $10.00 , now
84 Suits , been selling at $18.00 , now
23 Suit ) , boon gelling at 120.00 , now
3 Suits , boon soiling nt $22.50 , now
11 Suits , boon selling at 125.00 , now
4 Suits , boon selling at 128.00 , now
346 Suits at exactly half price
See them in the window and on front tables in
Browning , King & Co. ,
S. W. Corner 15th und Douglas.