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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE ; Fill DAY. JUNE 22 , 1891.
THE DAILY BEE ,
OFFICE . . NO. 12 PEAUL STREET
Delivered by carrier to nnr part of th ellr.
H. W. TILTON , Lcss e.
Tnt.nrJIONES nuilneit office , No. U ; Bight
editor , No. M. _
Wonted A Rood girl for general house-
work. Mrs. H. W. TIHon , 627 Fifth avenue.
Jens Honacn look out a permit yesterday to
erect a $1,000 residence on lot 11 , block 10 ,
The next meeting of the Sunday school
workers will be held Tuesday evening at the
Broadway Methodist church.
There will be no moro motors to Manawa
nntll next Sunday. A washout Is assigned
by the management an the cause.
Frank Capcll. who thought hla watch had
been picked out of his pocket , found the
missing timepiece on the street yesterday.
The Christian Sunday school will picnic
today ( Friday ) In Falrmnunt park. Every one
meets at the park at 10 o'clock. Field
ports at 2 o'clock.
The Women's Christian association ladles
iwlll be at the Elseman building this mornIng -
Ing at 10 o'clock. Parties having articles
there can get them at that time.
Adolph Hachwltr has been convicted of
the larceny of property valued at $33 from
the residence of Ben Marks at Manawa.
This will Insure him a term In the peni
The terrific flash of lightning on Wcdnos-
8ay night struck the chimney of a small
house on Twelfth street near the corner of
Avcnuo B and demolished It , but the house
was uninjured ,
Mrs. C. S. Hubbard's pocket was picked
Tfhllo she was In a crowd on First avenue
\Vcdnesday afternoon nnd her purpe , con-
talnlnc several dollars In cash and some
trinkets , was stolen.
The annual memorial services of the Odd
Fellows' lodges of the city In honor of the
deceased brothers will bo held next Sunday
evening at the Christian tabernacle , and
Ilev. E. W. Allen will preach.
A marriage llcenso was Issued yesterday
lo John Dougherty of Philadelphia and Delia
Dragoo of Belle Plalnc , la. Their ages are
Z9 and 19 respectively. Justice Vlen per
formed the ceremony that united them.
Wednesday night's wind blew down a big
Ign belonging to the Council Bluffs Insur
ance company and carried It across the
treet , landing It with considerable force
against the shoo store of S. A. Pierce.
Mrs , EckUs of Shelby , who Is the Riiest
Of her aunt , Mrs. Balrd , fell down a flight
if stairs In the Merrlam block and landed
on the back of her head and shoulders on
the landing at the foot. She was not serl-
General O. M. Dodge entertained n party
of friends at his homo on Third street last
evening. Among those present were : At
torney General John Y. Stone , Hon. Thomas
Bowman , J. J. Steadman. Frank Trimble
and Senator Paddock of Nebraska.
The musical and literary entertainment of
She Eastern Star at Masonic temple this
evening promises to be a treat to all who arc
fortunate enough to attend. Miss Myrtle.
Coon of Omaha , Mrs. Barrett of Council
Bluffs and other musical talent will assist ,
end refreshments will bo served.
The screw propeller Liberty , that was re
ported wrecked on Lake Manawa during the
term Wednesday evening , was making her
regular trips yesterday. Only part of the
upper rigging was damaged , and although
the steamer was In the vortex of the storm.
with several passengers aboard , the excellent
Judgment and skill of the pilot , Robert
Drcckcnrldgo , and the engineer , Frank
Merrlca , prevented a disaster and brought
the boat and passengers safely'to land.
Good times are coming. Buy a homo
While you can get It cheap. Wo write fire
Insurance In the best companies. Also loan
money for local Investors. Lougeo & Towle ,
35 Pearl street.
Grand 1'laza , l.nko Mnnnvr.i.
Grand Plaza will bo open to free admls-
lon every day up to noon. From noon
until midnight an admission fee of 10 cents
will bo charged , which will admit to grounds
and to concerts and all entertainments. No
return checks will bo given.
No person of questionable character will
bo permitted to enter the grounds.
No admittance to Grand Plaza will be
charged to persons who , desire to rent boats
or bathing suits. '
Ice cream and refreshments served In the
pavilion of Grand Plaza.
Gas cooking stoves for rent and for "i.'a "
Gas Go's office
Domestic soap breaks hard water ,
Born , to Mr. and Mrs. Warner L. Welsh ,
Mrs. H. N. Allen of Elmwood. Neb. , Is
Visiting her son , Rev. E. W. Allen.
Mrs. McKuno and Mr. H. G. P. Obllnger
have returned from an eastern visit.
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Shubert returned yes
terday from n visit of a week In Burlington.
Miss Ada Anderson and Mlsa Ella Hanson ,
Who have been visiting Miss Frances Bow
man of this city , have returned to their
homo In Glenwood.
T. C. Dawson has returned from Florida ,
whither he was summoned by the Illness
and death of relatives by poisoning. A
cousin of his had practiced amateur taxi
dermy , and had mixed arsenic with some
corn meal and left It about the houso. His
aunt used It In cooking , with the result that
both she and the boy died. Mrs. Dawson
also ate of the poison , but managed to pull
through. She accompanied her son on his
Steamboat landing for Manhattan beach at
Lake Manawa Is located at the foot of the
trect , just east of the board fence. Parties
not desiring to enter the grand plaza take
the road to the left on alighting from the
train. Tha steamers Liberty and Rescue
make ten-mlnuto trips to and from the
beach. No other steamboats land nt Man
hattan beach. Faro , 5 cents each way.
Genuine lightning Ice cream freezers $1.49
up ; lamp stoves 7Gc ; 2-burncr gasoline stoves
$2.95. All summer goods must go at Colo's
If you are going to have a picnic , visit
Brown's C. 0. D. first and get ono of those
elegant lunch baskets at one-half regular
How far will a $ go ? Long ways at 8. A.
Fierce & Co.'s shoo store.
There's only ono bargain shoe store In
Council Bluffs , and It's Plerco's.
. NlKht i t Miinlmttiin. ,
Wednesday night's storm will have un
pleasant recollections for a number of the
Young Men's Christian association boys who
ipent the night at Manhattan ! beach , on the
eouth oldo of Manawa , C. S. Law son , ono
of the members of the association , took
eight of the younger boys down to the lake
to teach them to swim , and they went across
the lake to the beach. After they got there
the wind storm came up and knocked the
boats all out of the ring so that there was
no way of getting back home. With the
spirit of philosophers they proceeded to make
the best of the situation and xpent the night
on the beach , sleeping as best they could
In ono of the rudely constructed buildings
on the lake shore. In the morning they
took off their ihoes and proceeded to walk ,
to town , arriving homo rather tired and
disgusted wth | the first steps In learning
to swim. _
Spcolnl Mllllnury bule.
Miss RagDdale , 10 Pearl street , will sell
nicely trimmed Leghorn hats for $1.25 ,
former price $2.50 ; best hats at $5.60 , former
prlco $10.00. This week.
Tbo third piece of new and Improved ma
chinery for the icason has been put In place
In the Eagle laundry , Tel. 157.
A nice , cool iwlm at Manhattan beach ,
Lake Manawn , Is the proper thing to take
these hot days.
Meyjra-Durfeo Furniture company , S36-33S
Broadway. Bargains In fine furniture.
. Domestic soap outlaju cheap loap.
NEWS FROM COUNCIL BLUFFS
Republicans Select Delegates to the State ,
Congressional and Judicial Conventions.
SIMS ENDORSED FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL
No Instruction * ( liven the Cnngreiiiloiml or
Judicial Uelrgnten Prank Shlnn Gives
a 1'crtlncnt HC.MOII for Do *
tllnlnc to bpcak.
The county convention of the Ppttawat-
tamle republicans was held yesterday after
noon In the superior court room at the
county court house , and In spite of the bad
weather there wan a good attendance from
all parts of the county.
The meeting was called to order at 2 o'clock
by Chairman Hazclton of the county central
committee , and Hoscoe Darton of Knox
township was chosen temporary chairman.
L. C. Dale was elected temporary secretary.
The following committees were chosen , one
member being taken from each district In
the county :
Credentials I. L. Dalrd , J. S. Norton , C.
K.LImlell , C. F. Carver , H. Stevenson , J. U.
Matlock , 0. W. Strong.
Permanent Organization A. L. Preston ,
J. n. Owens , John Sides , W. H. Kllpack , C.
A. Morgan , L. M. Shubert , D. F. Dryden.
Resolutions Charles Converse , A. D. Put
nam , Frank Shlnn , K. D. Fisher , George W.
Hewitt , A. F. Clattcrbuck , U. I ) . Ualley.
Delegates T. II. Hardsley , U. II. Wilson ,
F. J. Weeks , G. L. Wilkinson , C. G.
Saundcrs , C. M. Harl , C. E. Hart.
The Irregularities discovered In the count-
of votes cast at the last state election
cheated Pottawattomlo county out of one
delegate to each convention , ns the First
precinct of the Third and Sixth wards of
Council UluffB , which had been thrown out
at first , had after the Issue of the official
call bt-en counted. Hazclton moved that In
addition to the twenty-one delegates
authorized by the call an extra delegate bo
chosen to each convention and that the
delegation be Instructed to bring the mat
ter before the several conventions and se
cure for Pottawattatnle her due representa
tion. The motion was carried.
The committees then retired to make up
their report. After the report of the com
mittee on credentials had been adopted
Frank Shlnn of Carson wag called upon
for n speech , but declined , saying that the
condition of the country under the present
democratic administration was such that
there was no need of any speech.
Mr. Preston of Avoca , a newcomer from
Powcshclk county , made a few remarks ,
which were followed by the report of the
committee on permanent organization.
C. M. Harl was made permanent chairman
and A. N. Lund secretary.
Mr. Harl , on taking the chair , made a few
remarks In his characteristic manner , after
which Frank Shlnn , chairman of the com-
inltteo on resolutions , reported that no
resolutions had been handed the committee
and that the members of the committee had
none of their own to offer. The report was
C. G. Saunders moved that the delegates
to the state convention bo instructed to use
all honorable means to secure the nomination
of Jacob Sims of Council Bluffs for the office
of attorney general. The motion was unani
mously carried and Mr. Sims was called upon
amid loud dpplauso for a speech. He re
ferred to the stupidity of a few people as
being responsible for the election of a de
scendant of Baalam's a&s In 1884 and the de
feat of the peerless Dlainc , and eight years
later he said , by the working of a gigantic
confidence game , Cleveland was again put
Into the presidential chair and Dcnjamln
Harrison \\as defeated , only to find himself
tweho months later the greatest statesman
of his time. The democratic party was de
nounced for" Its responsibility for shutting up
the factories of the country and throwing
thousands of worklngmen out of employ
ment , nnd for Its continually wavering pol
icy. When ho mentioned Tom Heed for the
presidential chair In 1S96 there Was a dead
calm , but the name of "the little Napoleon
of Ohio" was greeted with enthusiastic
The following was the choice of the com-
mltteo on delegates :
State Convention T. n. Bardsley. G. A.
Spauldlng , II. J. Martin , John N. Baldwin ,
Judge J. n. need , Frank Shlnn , Thomas
Drock , L. F. Potter , G. L. Wilkinson , P.
n. Oleson , E. D. Fisher , William Arnd. C.
0. Saunders. O. D. Wheeler , Theodore Gult-
tar , L. M. Shubert , C. H. Han-
nan , I. M. Treynor , E. E.
Hart , A. T. Fllcklnger , John Llndt ;
alternates , D. D. Dalley. C. M. Harl , I. G.
Carter , J. J. Seadman , W. F. Baker , T. C.
Dawson , O. Vlen , D. E. Stuart , George Car
son , W. E. Balnbrldge. W. J. Davenport , W.
H. Kllpack , Charles Converse , John Sides ,
John Hailvtell , George H. Masht James H.
Lowrle , J. Hosier , Henry Urandels , James
Hunter , John Fleming , S. B. Passmore.
Congressional G. E. Sellers , J. H. Me-
Arthur.L. S. Field , George Bolton , A. D.
Putnam , Paul Besley , G. L. Wilkinson , W.
H. Kllpack , F. Robblns. W. J. Hamilton , L.
C. Dale , J. B. Blake , J. W. Brltton , G. W.
Hewitt , C. G. Saunders , W. J. Davenport. D.
F. Dryden , A. T. Clatterbuck , Charles Han-
ley , W. A. Hlghsmlth , George Turner , Peter
Judicial A. L. Preston. F. A. Turner , L.
A. Staman. J. A. Boss , E. T. Osier , G. M.
Putnam , W. F. Pierce , L. B. Robinson. John
Young , H. L. Robertson , N. W. Matson ,
George H. Mayne , James McCabo. W. E.
Balnbrldge , S. B. Snyder , C. M. Harl ,
Spencer Smith. I. N. Fllcklnger , N. M.
Pusey , D. B. Dalley , John Llndt , H. J.
On the request of the Avoca delegation ,
headed by Charles Converse , the county cen
tral committee was requested to call the
next convention for the election of county
candidates for that place.
The election of A chairman of the central
committee was postponed until the next con
It Is stated on the authority of some who
claim to bo posted In local politics that the
delegation to the judicial convention Is favor
able to Green rather than to Lewis , the
present Incumbent. At least ten of the
twenty-two ore Green men , and only three
or four are luioun to be for Lewis. It Is
commonly understood that there will be
practically no opposition to the candidacy of
Judge Smith and Judge Thornell.
The Iloxton Store I'lirnile.
The tens of thousands who witnessed
the big parade yesterday were highly de
lighted , and the thousands who thronged
all departments of the Boston Store were
benefited as well as delighted by the great
parade of bargains. The prices of yesterday
will prevail again today. Read a few of
the many wonderful Inducements offered :
Sun umbrellas , four special bargains , 7Cc ,
$1.25. $1.75 , J1.9S ; figured dress silks , GOc
grade , 31c ; 76c grade , 49c : good line of all
wool challls .lie , worth 50c ; ladles' white
walsU ( special ) , 25c , 5Sc , G9c. 9Sc each ;
hosiery reduced , 25c hose 17c , 33c lioso 19c ,
GOc and 75c hose GOc : wash goods at a big
reduction , Co challls 10 yards for 19c ; 12',4o '
canton cloth and sateens 8 He ; 8c chlffonnetto
c : cloaks ( second floor ) , see values offered at
C9c. $ li9S , $2.98 each.
FOTHERINGHAM. WHITELAW & CO. ,
Council Bluffs , la.
< ' | > ture < l.
Chief Scanlnn found t darkles walking
the streets yesterday morning with three
pairs of pants and a coat In their posses
sion which they seemed to want to keep out
of sight. By his orders the pair were ar
rester by 0 nicer s Murphy and Weir. Louis
Mngln , uhoso tailor shop In Omaha was
burglarized Wednesday night and robbed of
twelve pairs of pants and three coats , called
later In the day and Identified the goods as
belonging to him. The two thieves , who
gave their , names as Charles Hilton and
Frank Horn , > > ere turned over to the Omaha
i : uns Luuiulry Company.
620 Pearl street. TtUphon * . 290.
For cobs " go to Cox , 10 iKu ttreet Telephone
phone 48. _ ,
The laundries use Domestic soap.
druml Jury Hcuort.
The grand Jury In the district court made
a partial report yesterday afternoon and
then went back to the Jury room to resume
their grinding. Those Indicted so far are
all In custody , and are as follows : John
Qulna and Harry IlorrUon , larceny of a lot
of r ior from John Shlckelafls
shop ; Frank Wilton and Charles Berry ,
larceny of clothing valued at $3 from
Marcus * store : John O'Mara and C. W. Carl
son , two Indictments , larceny of a pair of
shoes from J. J. Maurath'n store nnd a
toilet case from J. D. Crockwcll ; Bill Crlti ,
larceny of a valise full of clothing from Mra.
Pralor's house ; Charles Miller , larceny of
a $150 horse from J. W. Tcmplelon ; Wil
liam Wallace , two Indictments , burglarly of
Ben Marks' residence and larceny of a lot
of household effect ! .
CLOSi : 01' THE ENCAMPMENT.
Woman' * Itetlof Corp * Installs Its Officers
for the Ensuing Vcnr ,
Yesterday was the closing day of the
Grand Army encampment , but the blaze
of glory which was rather suddenly extin
guished by the wetting It received Wednes
day night did not revive. The morning
was occupied with a business meeting , at
which no business was transacted of any
special public Importunce , and In the after
noon the veterans commenced to Icavo for
their homes. There was a great oxodin on
every train , and the last of the visitors will
probably bo gone by the tlmo this morn-
Ing's trains have left the city. To all ap
pearances the encampment has been a source
of pleasure both to the entertained and the
entertainers. The police had very llttlo trou
ble In keeping order , and there were fewer
acts of lavtlcssncsj perpetrated than Is usu
ally the case where so large a crowd Is
turned loose In the city. The veterans
themselves were exceedingly orderly In
their actions , and It Is to be doubted If any
of them knew that the order of the commit
tee requiring the banner "Welcome , Com
rades , " to bo taken down from In front of
the city jail , wan not compiled with.
At the meeting of the Woman's Relief
corps yesterday morning a delegation was
present from Crocker corps of DCS Molncs ,
and Its leader , Mrs. Mitchell , presented to
Mrs. Evans a beautiful bouquet with a few
words of congratulation upon her re-election
and commendation of work In the past year.
Mrs. Dunn also presented Mrs. Evans a
dainty pin , the Insignia of office of com
pany Q , thereby promoting her from the
ranks to the office of fourth corporal ,
Mrs. Griffiths , delegate at largo to the
last encampment at Indianapolis , read a very
interesting report of the proceedings.
During the afternoon session Commander
Phil Schallcr of the Grand Army Introduced
the new department commander , George E.
Newman , who made a few remarks and
pledged the relief corps the hearty support
and co-operation of the Grand Army of
Iowa. The convention adjourned at C o'clock
until the evening session , when the officers
wore Installed , In the presence of a largo
audience of members and outsiders. The
following Is a list of the officers elected :
President , E. Flora Evans of Clinton ;
senior vice , Eleanor Drew of Council Bluffs ;
junior vice , Adelaide Bollard of Hull ; depart
ment treasurer , Nannie B. Howe of DCS
Molncs ; chaplain , Aunt Beckey Young of
Des Molnes ; executive board , Mesdames Grif
fiths , Crelghton , Dctwellcr , Rollins and Mur
phy ; delegate at large , Mrs. Helen Longley
The encampment cost the city In the
neighborhood of $1,090 , and the committee
had enough money on hand to pay the entire
expenses and may have a little margin to
VAVUA'S NEW BKY GOODS STOKE.
Suit ) on Wrappers.
$1.00 wrapper , 75c.
$1.50 wrapper , 9Sc.
$4.00 ladles' capes , $1.75.
$7.00 ladles' capes , $3.50. *
$2.00 parasols , $1.20.
$2.25 gossamer , $1.25.
$1.95 ladles' shoes , 9Sc.
$2.25 ladles' shoes , $1.39.
$4.50 ladles' shoes , $2.25.
Babies' shoes , 25c. VAVRA'S ,
I.nlco Mnnnvui Knllnuy Tlmo Card.
Commencing Saturday , June 9 , trains will
leave Council Bluffs for Grand Plaza , BathIng -
Ing Beach and Picnic Grounds at Lake Man-
awa as follows : No. 1 , 9 a. m. ; No. 3 , 10 a.
m. ; No. D , 11 a. m. ; No. 7 , 12 m. ; No. S , 1
p. m. ; No. 11 , 2 p. m.
Trains will run every twenty-two minutes
thereafter until 10 p. m.
Return trains will leave Manawa on the
half hours up to 10:30 , when they will re
turn every twenty-two minutes. ,
An Interesting : IMoco of Hnndlvrork.
Mrs. M. B. Ayres of 810 Thirteenth
avenue , this city , Is the owner of a very
unique quilt. Its dimensions arc about six
by eight feet and it contains the names and
autographs of 714 persons. It was made by
the ladles of the Henry Dillon corps of the
Woman's Relief corps and netted that
organization $75. It Is made up of small
pieces of cloth , upon which the persons
whose names appear have paid 10 cents for
the privilege of writing their autographs.
These names were written In lead pencil
and were outlined In red by the members of
It was voted to Mrs. Ayers , who has since
secured the signatures of several notables ,
amcng the number being those of cx-
Prosldent Harrison and Mrs. Harrison. It
also contains the autographs of Post Presi
dent Annie Wlttenmeyer and Post Secretary
Mrs. Evans , the department president , has
received a silk block from each of the
corps , giving the name of the corps sending
It. There are enough of them to make two
The quilt now owned by Mrs. Ayera Is
very artistically executed and required two
months for Its completion.
Grand Plaza telephone 45.
Grand Plaza bathing beach.
Grand Plaza picnic1 grounds.
Grand Plaza's cornet band'boats them all.
Grand Plaza's One row boats are all the
Grand Plaza excursion accommodations
can't bo beaten.
Afternoon nnd night concerts at Grand
Plaza , 2 to G and from 7 to 10.
Manager of Grand Plaza can understand
22 languages. So all nations will fcol at
"He that does not visit Grand Plaza know-
est nothing , and will bo for all time to coma
branded a traitor to enterprise. " Eugene.
A nice , cool swim at Manhattan beach ,
Lake Manawa , Is the proper thing to take
these hot days.
n\ri thu CuiniiiNsloitora Trouhlo.
The park commissioners seem to have
stood In with the cyclone whose tall end vis
ited Council Bluffs Wednesday evening. But
very little damage was done to property , but
there was hardly a tree In Bayllss park that
did not show the 111 effects of the wind.
Great limbs , some of them a foot through ,
were broken off , and one or two trees were
almost ruined by losing the greater part
of their limbs. Where the stand-In with his
cycloneshlp comes In , however , Is In the
fact that nothing was done excepting what
the park commissioners were Intending to do
themselves as soon as they cold get to It.
Not a tree was ruined but what had already
been marked for the slaughter , and no more
limbs were taken out than should have been
removed for the good of the grass growing
Cutting n Now Channel ,
For the past two weeks the "Big Muddy"
has been making a big cut Into the farms
along Its banks south of town , but while
It has taken some big slices they are small
compared to the big cuts T. B. Hughes of
919 Main street has made Into the trade ,
of his uptown competition ! . Ho has made
a great cut In his former prices of men's
underwear , straw hats and fine shoes. A
visit will convince you that when It comes
to big cuts oven the "Big Muddy" baa to
Buy your fruit jars while they are cheap.
Pint Mason jars , 45c per doz. ; quart jars ,
only 60c ; one-halt gallon Mason jars , 70o
per doz. , for this week only , at Brown's
0. O. D.
1'ollco Court ricklnc * .
Captain Hayes , charged with assault and
battery , committed on his wife , was grouted
a continuance until tomorrow In order to
giro him an opportunity to secure counsel.
A score of "vags , " whoso cases had been
continued from Wednesday , together with
those gathered In yesterday , were discharged
on condition that they get out of town on
the "hot foot. "
No fake advertising or false promises at
Plerce'a iboe ( tore , but real bargains.
Paris green , 25e. Davli , the dniggUt.
Washerwomen UBO Oomutlo io jj , ,
II IS AN INl'ltlCAJE QUESTION
Some of the Dlffioultlea ! that Surround a
Growing financial Problem.
PACIFIC ROADS' DEBTTOYllE GOVERNMENT
i .1 1
Something About the Different BchcmcR
Now Itoforo Congress and Their
Chance * of ,1'aifinRO , De
layed by the Tariff ,
WASHINGTON , Jftno < ' 21. Few more In
tricate and dIDlcult' problems have ever
faced congress than the settlement of the
financial arrangements of the Pacific rail
roads which has engaged the attention of
committees of the house and senate this
session. Two propositions have been ad
vanced and more or less discussed , the
principal a funding plan by which the
status of the Pacific debts Is rea-Jjuitcd ,
the government assuming alljthc bonded
Indebtedness of the companies and requiring
graded payments extending over a tlmo
varying In the different bills from fifty to
125 years ; the secondary plan contemplates
proceedings In the courts against the In
dividual stockholders or their estates , under
the California law , which makes them In
dividually responsible for the debts of the
road. On the other hand Is proposed a
resort to foreclosure proceedings under the
terms of the charters by which tho'govern
ment would secure control of the property
and cither sell or manage It after the first
mortgage had been satisfied.
For the first plan the chairman of the
house committee , Representative Hellly of
Pennsylvania , stands sponsor. Representa
tives Doatner of Louisiana and Clark of
Missouri have Introduced propositions cm-
bodying the second , while the California
members , Geary and Magtilrc , have favored
the last , also advocating that the Hopkins ,
Stanford and Crocker estates and President
C. P. Huntlngton of the Central Pacific
should bo held responsible for their handling
of the government subsidies so far as Is
One objection to the' funding plan which
some members consider fatal Is that the
charter of the Central Pacific expires within
twenty years. They hold that the govern
ment cannot make any arrangement with a
corporation for a longer term of years than
the life of the body , EO that a fifty-year
funding would be Impossible according to
their views. Mr. Huntlngton has held out
the contention that his company would be
able to meet Us obligations of Interest
and semi-annual payments upon the
principal , but the opponents of this
plan argue that It gives the government
no greater assurance of recovering Its claims ,
while It bars It from resorting to any sum
mary methods of foreclosing for Its debt ,
although the funding bills do contain a
clause authorizing the government to take
possession when there Is a default In pay
ment. As for the proceedings against stock
holders under the California law some un
certainties In regard to the application of
that law have been suggested , while the
fact that the Hopkins nnd Crocker estates
have been distributed presents complica
tions , not taking Intp'conslderatlon the senti
ment against menacing , the endowment funds
of the Stanford university , .
Although the funding plan has In the house
committee been narrower ! to a fifty-year term
and a 3 per cent rat 'of'Interest ' been decided
upon , the success tof that plan Is by no
means assured. Sl.y , 'members of the house
committee of flfteenraro known to be opposed
to any funding scheme , jvhile others are un
certain. Altogether the prospect for any
solution of the Pacific railroad question , by
this congress is not considered particularly
bright. ' I
Senator Drlcp , chalrm'a'p of the senate com
mittee on Pacific Railroads , says that the
tariff bill has preventexl , , the consideration
of the Pacific funding ; bills that ha-vo been
sent to that committed. . "There Is a dis
position In both scturtd' and house , " said
Senator Brlce , ' "topass some kind of a
funding bill. In the .house .there have been
hearings with an effoH to get at the facts.
The trouble now Is that no one can realize
the way In which the earnings of the Union
Pacific have been decreased and the reduction
that Is still going on. A funding bill must
bo made pn the basis of the business of the
road. It Is quite likely that It will be nec
essary for the committees of congress to go
over the roads and the books of the com
pany In order to get at all the facts. Owing
to the time taken by the tariff bill and the
way In which the appropriation bills will
crowd the business of the senate , and the
general desire to get through the pressing
business , It Is possible that the consideration
of the Pacific funding bills cannot bo reached
during this session. The desire seems to bo
to get a bill that will secure the govern
ment lien , nnd I think that Is possible. I
won't say that it will extend the time 100
years , or even seventy-five years , but some
adjustment will b'e made. "
IN UANOISK OF rOHFEITCKC.
nallroailx Ltnble to llu\o to Surrende
to the tio\nrninant.
WASHINGTON , June 21. Of considerable
Interest to western and southern railroad
men , as well as to settlers along railroad
lines. Is a bljl Introduced by Representative
Mcllae of Arkansas , which the committee on
public lands has under consideration. The
measure provides for a forfeiture to the
United States of all land grants to the rail
roads , opposite the portion of the lines as
originally planned , which were not con
structed and completed within the time
stipulated In the granting acts. f
A total of 165,504,994 acres of public lands
wore disposed of In this way. In most of
the curlier grants a quantity not exceeding
120 sections of land Included within a length
of twenty miles of road , under the condition
that unless the road was completed within
some specified time , generally ten years , no
further sales sliculd be made and all unsold
lands should revert to the government.
Whenever this was extended for completing
roads which had land grants , as congress
was frequently called upon to do , some simi
lar provision was placed In the supple
Mr. McRao holds that It has been the only
purpose of congress to make the time within
which railroads should bo completed an es
sential to government aid and that after the
period of time had elapsed there was no
power to make sales except of the lands us
earned by building roods within the specified
periods. He thinks that In many Instances
construction of land grant roads has been
purposely delayed until the surrounding
country had become" Bo thickly populated
that they might haVtc- been built without
aid. > ( I
Under the practlcoibf the Interior de
partment In permitting- lands to be with
drawn as soon as itnnps were filed nothing
was lost to the railroads ; they had no taxes
to pay and the land wa6 Increasing In value.
Some of the grants tribw called In question
were made nearlytforty years ago , thirty
years have elapsed plnco forfeitures were
made , according to .Uia acts , yet within a
few years these roadsiihuvo been carried to
completion. ji <
Twenty-five railroad ; corporations are
affected by this blll.w It Is estimated by
the Interior department that they have
failed to build 4.6D& miles of road according
to the terms of their charters and that their
land holdings which t would be forfeited
amount to 61,323,000 acres. The Northern
Pacific would bo compelled to forfeit 39,458 , .
000 acres If the bill passed ; the Southern
Pacific , 4,740,000 ; the Oregon & California ,
2.084,000 ; the California & Oregon , 1,740,000 ;
the St. Paul , Minneapolis & Manitoba ,
1.113,000 ; the Chicago , St. Paul , Minneapolis
& Omaha , 1,446,000 , and other roads would
lese smaller holdings ,
Is Not Vet Satisfied.
NEW YORK , June 21. John Evans , a
shareholder In the Union Pacific , Denver &
Quit company , has begun tin action In the
supreme court against that company , the
Union Pacific Railway company , the Central
Trust company , the- American Loan and
Tnist company and the Mercantile Trust
company to compel an accounting from the
Union Pacific company of securities to the
amount of over $100.000,000. Evarw feara
tfaa bonds OQ. % la UIA luuj < la pi Ui
may be sold for nonpayment of Interest and
ho therefore ask * for an Injunction restrainIng -
Ing tuch Bales and an accounting.
. . r - - *
Finn Contemplate * tno Sale of the Prop ,
rrty Under the MortRNRm ,
NEW YOIUC , June 21. The plan of reor
ganization of the Atchlson has been sub
mitted by the reorganization committee. The
plan contemplates foreclosure cither under
the general mortgage dated October 15 , 18S9 ,
or under the second mortgage dated May 1 ,
1S92 , and securing the so-called A and U
bonds , and the formation by the purchasers
at fcuch sale of a new company , which will
bo freed from all the Obligations of
the present company , except such
as arc prior to the mortgage foreclosed or are
assumed by the new company. If foreclosure
Is had under the general juortgage the new
company will provide for the payment of
the past duo Interest on the general mort-
sage , and will Issue new bonds to
the holders of the general mortgage , such
bonds to have the same Hen and
to bo the same In terms as the old bonds.
Under the second mortgage the company will
provide for all past duo Interest and will
also provide for the principal and Interest
of such bonds. The company will Issue $102-
000,000 of stock. The company shall Issue n
second liensubject to the general but superior
to Hen to the new Income mortgage and cov
ering the same property as the general mort
gage , such to secure (35,000,000 of gold bonds
of not more than $5,000,000 , may be Issued
for the payment of the floating debt nnd
other cash requirements of the opposition ,
and In addition not more than $3,000,000 , In
any one/ year for equipment , Improvement
and the general purposes of the company.
The new company will create a now Issue of
fifty-year Income bonds , secured by n mort
gage covering the same property as the second
end mortgage. The total authorized amount
of such Income bonds shall be limited' to
$116,000,000. Such Income bonds shall bo en
titled to 5 per cent Interest per annum , pay
able annually out of the net earnings. The
Income bonds shall be Issued and delivered
as follows : To the assenting holders of the
present second mortgage arid principal to
date of new bonds , at 103 , $85,000,000 ; to the
holders of outstanding $5,000,000 bonds for
principal and Interest to date of new bonds ,
at 112 , $5,000,000 ; to the assenting holders
of capital stock who shall pay an assessment
of $12 per share for assessment at par , $12-
240,000 ; for the purpose of acquiring securi
ties of the auxiliary committees as deemed
advisable by the general committee , $13,360-
000 ; total , $115,000,000.
The stock of the new company , less such
amount as may bo required to qualify direc
tors , Is to bo held by a trust company until
Interest at 6 per cent shall have been earned
on the new Income bonds for three consecu
tive years and negotiable trust certificates
will be Issued against this stock by such
company. Such arrangements shall bo made
as will secure to the holders of the
new Income bonds and of the stock
certificates the same voting power ns It they
were all stockholders. When Interest at the
rote of G per cent shall have been paid
In cash on the new Income bonds for three
consecutive years the trustees shall deliver
the stock to the holders of the trust certifi
cates and the trust shall cease. The assentIng -
Ing holders of trust certificates shall receive
negotiable trust certificates representing one
share of stock for each share so deposited
upon which.the assessment has been paid In
full , together with Income bonds for the as
The auxiliary companies , namely , the At
lantic & Pacific , the Colorado Midland and
the St. Louis & San Francisco , may be reor
ganized If deemed advisable according to
plans to bo hereafter submitted.
The first board of directors of the new
company shall be selected by the general
reorganization committee for the purpose of
the creation of the new securities and Im
mediately thereafter the board shall be so
changed that It will consist of such ' per
sons as shall hove been selected by 'veto of
the assenting holders of A and I ) bonds and
stock In a manner to be provided In the re
organization agreement. The bonds and
stocks now to bo deposited under this plan
are : Atchlson , Topeka & Santa Fe general
mortgage 4 per cent , 4 per cent second mort
gage class A , 4 per cent second mortgage
class D , capital stock , Colorado Midland ,
First Midland C per cent. Consolidated mort
gage. 4 per cent , .guaranteed trust , 4 per cent.
X HAS FIVE DAYS TO BUTTLE.
American Itnllivuy Union l.nys Donn the
l.uw to Sir ( icorKo.
CHICAGO , June 21. ( Special Telegram to
The Bee. ) Unless the Pullman company
agrees to arbitrate Its differences with its
men within five days a boycott will be put
on Its cars wherever the American Hallway
Union Is powerful enough to stop them.
This Is the positive assertion made tonight
by Eugene V. Debs and George W.'Howard ,
president and vice president respectively of
the organization with which the Pullman
strikers have connected themselves. Late
this afternoon Chairman Heathcoate at Pull
man came forward and stated that they had
but $1,500 In the relief fund , and the dally
demand upon It exceeds $300. Ho thought
It not best to wait before appealing to the
organization as a whole for aid , which must
sooner or later be given. The announcement
rou-ed the convention in an instant , and a
vote to assess every member of the organiza
tion 10 cents per week was carried with a
Vice President Howard requested every
delegate present to telegraph to his local
union Immediately for Instructions regard
ing a boycott upon the Pullman cars. Not
loss than 200 of the representatives had al
ready heard from their constituents , ho said ,
and In every case It had been favorable to
Immediate action In cutting off the cars.
President Debs followed , urglng-lmmedlato
action , saying that the organization would
never be stronger for such purpose.
A committee of five was thereupon ap
pointed to report back to the convention. It
was learned tonight that the committee will
report tomorrow- favoring giving Pullman
five days to arbitrate. Debs says the con
vention will adopt the report unanimously.
FJIKIUHT IIATKS ADVANCKD.
Westbound Merchandise Itntoa from Chicago
l'ut Up n Notch.
KANSAS CITY , Juno 21. It has Just
leaked out hero that the westbound mer
chandise rates from Chicago and the Missis
sippi to the Missouri river and westward are
to bo advanced all along the line July 1. The
advance was decided upon at a meeting of
the traffic managers In St. Louis , but It was
agreed to keep the matter quiet. The fol
lowing IB the scale of advances :
Class 1 and class 2 , 6 cents per hundred
weight ; class 3 , 3 cents ; classes 4J5 , A , D ,
C and D , 2 cents. There will bo no advance
on class E. This will put the rates higher
than they have been In Hvo years In this ter
Balloon nightly at 8 , Courtland.
Sttncnsrm'H Inillspimitlon Only Temporary.
WASHINGTON , Juno 21. Vlco President
Stevenson has recovered from his Indisposi
tion of yesterday , which was caused by the
heat , and went to the capltol today to at
tend to his legislative duties.
MAKES THEM WELL
One True Medicine for Lost Nervous
There la ono trtio specific for diseases aris
ing from a debilitated nervous system , and
that Is the I'alno's celery compound HO gen
erally prescribed by physicians. It Is prob
ably the most remarkable remedy that the
scientific research of
this country has pro
duced. Prof. Edward
E. Phelps , M. D. , LL.
D. , ot Dartmouth col
lege , first prescribed
what Is now known
the world over aa
I'alne's celery com-
ipound , a positive
euro for dyspepsia ,
biliousness , llvor com
plaint , neuralgia ,
rheumatism , and kid
ney trouble * . For the latter , I'alne's celery
compound haj succeeded again and again
everything Uo lj IaJJe4. . u
There's ' a Letter.
Omaha , Juno 10 , 1891. Mnnnffor Fire Stock , COLUMBIA CLOTHING CO. :
Close out entire balance WET and SMOKED clothing ; next week nt any sacrifice ,
as wo watrt this entire matter closed up just as soon as possible , Yours ,
THE UNDERWRITERS INSURANCE CO.'S ,
We now offer elegant suits
- OT $5 $ , fl and $1.1 $
150 elegant pray casslmero
suits in straight and 500 suits , odds and ends , for
round cut Backs , regent $4.50 short and stout , lon < r and ( ft1 ? JO
out , 34.50 each . slim , all utylos and pat- WQ
terns , take your choice for . . f f\n
87.60 to $10.00 each 1O.OO
200 cutaway (4-button ( ) frocks
in tans , grays ana oxfordc ,
wore only wet , now dry ,
5100 ' nnd children' suits
pressed and all right , go at 5.00 boys' : )
85.00 . at half former prices , from 75c
275 suits in cutawayo nnd 6.00
sacks , even Prince Alberta TO 200 dozen hemstitched hand
nmongbt them , now take tfr \ kerchiefs ( largo size ) for
your choice at $0 and 810. . JLO.OU Cintlomcn , porno that uro
hand embroidered among
them , slightly soiled by
Wilson Bros. ' negligee 12ecuch 12lc
water , now go at } ,
. . . 75c
shirts at 75c , worth 81.50. formerly brought 35c toGOo
Columbia Clothing Co. ;
Cor. 13th and Farnam- .
no.nil drains and Ion of power In ( ! i'ncrntivoOriinM or eltUcr PCX canned
by over ezcriton , youthful error * , oicosslvo use ol tobaccoopium or etlnv
ulnnis. wblcli load tnlnflrmUr. Consumption or ItiMuillv. Cnn bo carried In.
vest pocket. 1 per box. Of or 85 , tiy nmll prepaid.VHIinB5 order no
Btvc n \ rltten utinruntco to curr or refund ( ho money. Sold by all
'druggists. ' Ask for II. tnku imotliiT. Write for free Mcillonl Uook scpl sealed
in mi i nu. in plalu wrapper. Address rt Kit VKSKKU l'O..MuiOilcTemploCuiCAan !
Bold In Omaha , Nub. , by Bticrman & McConncll.by Kulm & Co. and by Viclters & Merchant , druggist *
The Host fihocs for
( ho LciiHt Money WB LiThe
Squroklcss.nollom Waterproof. Hcst Shoe sold at the price.
$5 , S4 and S3.5O Dross Shoo.
uqual custom work , costing Iroin $6 to $ $ .
kS3.5O .Police Shoo , 3 Soles.
Ilcst W.liking Shoe c\er made.
S2.5O , and S2 Shoos ,
Unequalled at the price.
Boys 82 & SI.75 School Shoes
Arc Uic llcsl lor bcrvlcc.
$3 , $3.50 $2 , $ i.75
" JlestDoiiROlii , Stylish , 1'orfoct
In the -uorlil. All Styles.
Insist upon ImvlngW. t , ,
DouuliiH hliofB. Name
.and IM-ICO slumped on
IGNATZ NEWMAN , 420 South 18th. ELIAS SVENSON , 4110 North 24th ,
A. W. BOWMAN CO. , 117 North 10th. C. "J. CARLSON , 218 North 24th'
W. W. FISIIER , 2025 Leavonworth. F. A. CRESS Y , So. Omaha
Empkie-Shugart & Co. ,
SHELF AND HEAVY HARDWARE
AND FIELD SEEDS
BICYCLES A full line of medium and high grade wheels ]
Send for catalogue.
109 , 111,113 , 115 Main Street.Council Bluffs , ja
& STEAM DYE WORK
All kinds of Dyolnj
nndUlo.inliu dona la
the uUUou utylo of
the arc. ITaJoil uuJ
stained fulirloj mada
to loot : us ooJ ui
now , Worn promptly
done ant dollvoral
In nil purU ot In a
country. 3cuJ for
O. A. TVI/VOHXN / ,
Ilroadway , nour NortU
Tel hone 22.
n Attorney -4t-luw rruc-
ti tloe In tin , unto unit
federal courts. Honing 200-7-8-0 , BliURitrt
bock1 Council Ilium , la
OEO. P. 8ANFORD , A. W. RIDKMAN ,
First National Bank
of COUNCIL BLUFFS , Iowa.
Capital , . . $100,000
Profits , - . . 12,000
One of the oldmt banks tn the iitato of Iowa Wo
solicit your business and collection * . Wo p aya
perconton timeil poBit * . W will be ploasd to
COUNCIL BLUFF3 !
r : nUMOVKD , CEBSl'OOUS. VAULTS.
chimneys cleaned. Ud llurkc. at Taylor1 *
grocery , 140 Uroudwny.
PAtiTUnACIB. riilHT-CLAPB , rOH 200 JIEADj
3 mile * noitli of town ; good man In charge.
L. I * . Judson , $ ) Klxth avenue , or 928 Broad *
way. Council UlufTi.
roll BALE , 10-ACUU PUU1T TAJIM , WBM ,
Improved , cheap. drecnshlclds , * Nicholson
FOH HAM : . A HINCII.I ; CHAIR ,
outfit. Addrf C. B. Colliy , Hi H. till street.
0001) OJIU , WANTHrU'XW aiJNISKAb HOU31S.
work. Mra. II.V , Tllton. K1 1'Klh uvuiuo.
WANTUD. 'VOl'NO aim , AIIOUT M TO
nxKlst In hoimvwork , G * l MynMcr utreet.
WANTI : . ooon emil ron OCNEHAIJ
liuuiH-Hurk. Call nt 510 Main street. Cla unice.
LOHT. MAI/fKHi : CItOSS CONTAINING HIJV-
tntcrn nmull v t > . Kinder i > leii e leave at Uor
rli JJrtis.1 t e * itort , tM