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Tills Is a republican year , but It Is not a
year for tnUooeil cnndldntcs.
Majors , Iliisscll , Hartley nnd Piper wliat
a quartet oT corporation satellites that , makes !
Tlio yellow IOK ! cantlltlatoa were In high
clover notwithstanding this Is a drouth year.
liaising tlio [ irlcn of milk because feed
had ; ; ono up must seem a little farfetched
no long as water Is so plentiful.
Czar Iloldrcge will bo well pleased when
lie le.inis how faithfully his' ukase has been
carried out by his satraps and henchmen.
Fortunately or unfortunately , these are no
longer the days when a republican nomination
In Nebraska Is the equivalent of an election.
There was enough hickory shirting wasted
on one convention to keep the Majors family
supplied with shirts and dresses for the rest
of their natural lives.
The democratic party can't he brought
out of tlio convalescent stage In so short a
tlmo as It took the president to regain his
health at Buzzard's Bay.
It might bo advisable to have the boundar
ies of tlio state enlarged in order to provide
> ho proper reception for Congressman Uryan
vn his return to Nebraska.
It Is In accord with the eternal fitness of.
things for the railroad convention to desig
nate aa Us choice for national commlttceman
the general attorney of the Union Pacific
railway. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
If our wooden pavements are to be used for
fuel let us s2e to It that the material reaches
only those who really need It to keep them
warm this winter. The pavement thieves
must go. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
When Tattooed Tom was foisted on the
ticket by the railroad and boodle gang It
jras to have been expected that his running a
ina'tc. Spy Hussell , would also bo given a
place on the ticket.
Omaha people should not complain because -
cause the visiting delegates received the
bulk of the tickets to the republican state
convention. The visitors have a right to
expect to bo liberally provided for.
. The merchants of Omaha should respond
liberally to the Invitation to participate In Is
the Labor day parade. Omaha business
houses comprise a variety of Interests that
when represented In an Industrial procession a
reflect great credit upon the city. The
merchants ghruld do their share.
The remnants of the South Omaha strike
wo the poverty and distress among some
If the employes whose families were de
prived of support when the men were thrown
out of employment. It Is Incumbent upon
the authorities to pee that no actual suffer
ing results and to assist the unemployed
to secure work once more at the earliest
possible moment. A little timely precaution
will do an Immense amount of'good. by
The Board of Health may bo In a measure
to blame for the muddled condition of the
garbage question. Some of the responsi
bility , huwmer , must bo placed upon the
court which has seen lit to Intervene at every
step and to so tie the hands of the board
that It can do practically nothing. if the to
court desires to provide for the health of tlio
community let It a&siimo the duty openly
nnd boar the whole burden. The health
board can-accomplish little with Us hands
bound by the court.
Tlio strike Investigation at Chicago Is de
veloping one fact that was clalmrd by the
employes nil along , namely , that most of
the wreckage and lawlessness was created by
men wlio had nothing to do with the strikers.
The evidence on this point Is strong ami cum
ulative. It Is to the effect that ( lie mobs
which derailed trains and burned cars word a
composed ulmust exclusively of outsiders and
Irresponsible- ! , who seized the opportunity to
cither out of pure deviltry or because- they
wore sot up to it by others who had designs for
to further. There ought to be enough ovl-
denco on this point to take befoio ft grand
Jury nnd to scrum the conviction of the par
ties who were guilty of the offenses. In
If , as la aliened by a certain member of
the Board of Education , the High schcol
can eet along -nicely this year with more
pupils nnd with three less teachers than In
last year , what kind of extravagance was
Indulged In In the teaching force last year ?
Dooa lliu board not convict Itself of employ to
ing three mora persons for some tinto past
than has been necessary t As a matter cf
fact , however , this pretext la only brought
forward to cover up the real reason behind
Urn dismissal of tlio teachers In question
without prifurrlng a alnglo charge against new
them. If nt any time there nre too many
teachers employed In the High school the the
work of dismissing them should begin with
those \vhsi ( records show thorn to ba the nt
. JM f , Till. ItKl'l llt.K , IAMH1
In rfckl'-t tl-fiance of Hie unArltt law
that cxi h. KM from i-ofillloii of Mph honor
ami trust inn wha Imve proven mri-ant lo
oniol.il oat In by committing nrtu for which
they are ImpFAOhnhfc , th * republican .ilntc
convention Ini tuim-d Tlicnmi J. Major * , ns
the slniulnnl bearer of the pirly In the lin-
pending cnmpnlKn. This notion Is tlin mo-it
Inmontnblc commentary upon the nbjcct cub-
nervlrney to railroad rule to which tlio party
of tlioso Immortal coinniontrs , Abraham I < ln-
coin anil Thaddeus Stephens , has been re
A cardinal principle , dear to every true
republican , Is the right of every man to cast
an honest ballot , without let or hindrance ,
and hava that ballot counted. Had the re
publican parly of Nebraska been allowed to
cast nn iintrjmmelcd , free ballot , Thomas J.
Majors , with his blotched record , would not
have como within 300 votes of a nomination.
Instead of helm ? the free choice of the repub
lican party the so-called republican candi
date for go\ernor Is the creature of the Bur
lington railroad bosses , banded together with
public plunderers and state house rlngstcrs.
Shall the republicans of Nebraska ratify
this Inf.tmoui plot to rob them of their birth
right anil destroy republican self-government
In this state under the starry banner of free
dom ? Shall they once more condone the
crime perpetrated through the minions of
Czar Iloldrege and by so doing debase them
selves and help to keep the people of Ne
braska In political bondngo ? This will be
the question of all questions In the present
For our part , we believe this Is the last
straw that broke the camel's back. Eighteen
years ago the republicans of this state re-
volteil ag.ilnst the attempt of Jay Gould to ,
force upon them the candidate for United
States senator who had done his bidding.
The attempt to subjugate Nebraska and
make her n mere railroad province was sue-
cessfully resisted at the ballot box. The
Iron-heeled rule of the Union 1'aclllc mag
nates has given way to the despotic domina
tion of the Burlington and the effect has been '
more disastrous to the party than Gouhllsm.
Thousands of the most staunch republicans
have been literally driven out of Its ranks
within the past five years to swell the ranks
of the populists. Today tlio party that gave
Harrison -8,000 majority In 1SSS is a mere
skeleton and Its conventions are chiefly com
posed of railroad retainers and railroad law
Unless the rape of the republican party Is
rebuked Ihls year Nebraska will pass Inlo
the populist column In the presidential cam
paign of 1SOG. As
an exponent of true re
publicanism. The Dee will endeavor to apply
the heroic remedy of saving the party by
repudiating the disreputable candidate forced i
upon It against the honest , unbought senti
ment of its rank and file. Let us save the
republican party by striking down the unholy
alliance between rallroadism and boodlerlsm.
The announcement that Judge Walton will
soon resign his position on the bench will be
received with sincere regret by the people of
this district. It will ba deplored that by
reason of falling health the Judge feels hlm-
self unequal to the task before him. It Is
concurrent sentiment of bar nnd people that
no man has In recent years been elevated to
place on the bench of the district who
met the arduous demands of the place and
gave better general satisfaction than has
Judge Walton during his brief term of serv- | i
Ice. Unlike other Judges who have resigned
places on the bench for higher pecuniary
reward In the practlco Judge Walton's reslg-
nation will not subject him to criticism ,
It Is no less a misfortune , however , that
for any catiso Judges of this district find It
undesirable to complete their terms. There
no more honorable position within the gift
the people of the state and none calling
for a higher degree of ability and fidelity to
sacred trust. Having been chosen for a
place of such responsibility and distinction
no man who has strength and personal fitness
for the work of the bench should permit him
self to be enticed away from It. OfUrecur-
rlng changes In the personnel of the bench
are hurtful to the public service. It has
been the constant aim nnd purpose of the
people to provide ample court machinery to
expedite the ever-Increasing work of the dis n
trict , comprising four of the richest and
most papulous counties of the state. Seven
Judges ought to bo nblo to keep the work up
the adoption of stringent rules , enforcing
punctuality upon both practitioners nnd
Whether Judge Walton's successor shall bo
appointed by the governor or elected by the
people , the selection should by nil means
fall upon nn active and competent man ,
pledged to push the work of the court and
preserve nnd uphold the dignity of the
OKMHOM.I A DISAt'1'OINT.MKNT.
Reports from Oklahoma that give every
evidence of reliability are to the effect Unit
the great majority of the people who last
year flocked with foverlsh excitement to the
Cherokee strip that land of promise has
boon a grievous disappointment. Tlio scene * to
enacted along the Kansas border last sum
mer nro scarcely yet out of mind. Kor
months the proposed opening of the now
government lands was looked forward to by
host of ambitious speculators and reckless
adventurers as the opportunity of a lifetime
become rich over night. In their eager
ness to be first on the ground they camped
wesks on the outskirts of the reserva
tion , Impatiently awaiting the signal when
the race fur tlio prizes should begin. The of
" Indulged , some of them , not only
fraud nnd deception , but also In violence thi
and oven murder to beat their rivals for a
desirable claim. When tlio strip was pro
claimed open to settlement the mad rush
was on In all Its fury , tented cities sprang up
a day nnd rapidly gave way to more sub
stantial structures. People camped In line of
before land ofUces for long days In order
have their claims registered. Competing
towns wcro laid out almost within a .stone's
throw of one another and exerted every In "
fluence within their power the one to out
strip the other.
Oklihoma , with Its pioneer farmers and
broken soil , is said to have suffered U
more than any other part of the west frc-si
terrible drouth of the past month. Their
ardor already dampened by tlin hardships
the first winter , a winter that bore heavily nnd
fnough ou people more fortunately situated ,
Inn C'V n plare in many nations lo n iln-fti !
nf < Rritii1 through another wlnn-r with wonlt-1
cncil ic'vurci'H A il > populating * xo < lui l.fl
limn Rolrtg 011 HO tllOt tllO
of the population nrfproxmintps ths , sudden-
nrs.i rf its nppearanre n ytar nfto. The
town * Imvp been eoinl , suffer * ) with the
country. I'orry , on the day after the atrip
AO * opened , counted upon 1,000 ( ! Inhabitants ,
which , when reduced by the exit of Iho sightseers -
seers , ( traveler * and disappointed boomers ,
was easily placed at not less than 10,000.
I'erry ' ' tinlny , we nro told , would esteem It
a liberal estimate to plnca Its population
nt 4,000 , The story of the other towns Is
the same , the contr.ictlon In the towns ot the
townalto companies , promoted nnd favored
until recently by the railroad , being still
I uorse , and they are likely to continue to lose
1 to their competitors by reason of the Icgln-
latlon ! Just enacted by congress forcing the
railroad tu glvo the government towns equal
| transportation facilities.
All this goes to demonstrate once mare the
Instability of speculative settlements by people
plo who tnko up land only to keep nctuil
settlers from cltliiK It. The experiment In
Oklahoma has been disappointing all around.
The methods by which It was thrown open
wcro a disgrace to a civilized nation. The
Invaders have found nothing but disappoint
ment , and the fcdctal government will find
Its disappointment In the necessity of extend
ing relief to those who are now practically
TIIK Sr.ITK TH'KHT.
The ticket nominated by the republican
I state convention will not commend Itself , as
n whole , to thoughtful , honest nnd Eclf-re-
spectlng republicans. The head of the ticket
Is n man of mediocre ability , void of character -
actor and Integrity. His career in public
life lias been a reproach to the republican
parly and nblot upon its escutcheon. Ills
only redeeming quality is the fact that ho
has a good war record , and this fact has
constituted his stock-ln-trude as a profes
sional nnd perpetual ollice neeker.
Hon. IS. E. Moore , candidate for lieutenant
governor , Is a good lawyer and has been n
very successful loan broker. His legislative
career Is above the average of Lancaster
county representatives. Unfortunately , he
lacks stamina nnd his relations to the Bur
lington road make him absolutely subservi
ent to corporate Interests that clash con
stantly with the Interests of the state.
The nominee for secretary of state , J. A.
Piper of Harlnn , Is u B. & 51. railroad
stool-pigeon , without the remotest claim or
qualification for the high position Into which
the railroad managers seek to foist him.
Hon. Uugene Moore , who has been renomi-
nated by acclamation to the position of au
ditor , has made a very commendable record
during the last two years and was by usage I
anil merit entitled to the endorsement which
he received at the hands of the convention.
Wo cannot say as much for J. S. Hartley ,
the present slate treasurer , whose renoml-
natlon was also a foregone conclusion. Mr.
Bartley's nomination two years ago was
regarded by prominent business men who
knew him us a grave blunder , and his mal
administration of the finances of the state
fully confirm that view.
Prof. II. II. Corbett. nominee for super
intendent of public Instruction , Is an excellent
choice. Mr. Corbett ranks high among educators
caters as a man thoroughly equipped for the
position , and the people of York county ,
where he resides , speak highly of him ns a
man of unblemished character.
The candidate for attorney general , Mr. A.
S. Chin chill , has practiced at the bar of
Douglas county for several years and was
prominently mentioned for the city attorney-
ship of Omaha when Mayor Bemls entered
upon | his second term. He has been a very
active republican every since he located In
this state and as chairman of the county
committee two years ago rendered the party
"Colonel" H. C. Hussell of Colfax , who has
be nominated for land commissioner , Is a
ta man whoso career as a lawmaker
has ' made it Impossible for him to get any
ofilce within the gift of his county. Ho has
been the boon companion of Majors ever
since they camped together In Ihe unsavory
legislature of 18S7. Mr. Russell is Just the
man the Jobbers and railroad managers wanton
or the Board of Public Lands and Buildings
and State Board off rnnsportntion.
AO M'O.V.IA" SUFFltAOK IX A'KIP I'OTIK.
No one , not oven the most ardent of the
advocates of woman suffrage , has been in
the least surprised nt the decisive defeat of
woman suffrage In the New York constitu
tional convention a week ago. In fact , In
mustering fifty-eight votes against ninety-
seven In favor of submitting the question
whether It Is advisable to strike the word
male out of tlio suffrage clause of the con
stitution the woman suffragists developed
trltle rnoro strength than they wore generally
erally given credit of possessing , although , It
Inust be admitted , some of these fifty-eight In
delegates doubtless voted with them because
they knew they were In the minority nnd
that there wns no danger of Inflicting woman
suffrage upon the people of the Empire state.
During the agitation In New York It was
the custom of many of the newspapers , as
well as a considerable number of public man ,
to seek to avoid the Issue by asserting that
the question Is one for the women to settle
among themselves. The chief weakness of
their cause lay , according to these authori
ties. In the fact that the women wcro.not
united. The petitions In favor of woman suf ;
frase contained few more names of women
thnn the protests ngalnst It. Some women
seemed most eager for It , and for a whllo It of
attained the status of n fad In fashlonablo In
society. Others were as earnestly opposed so
It , whllo tlio great mass appeared to bo .
leally liullu'erent. These facts furnished the
basis for the argument that the time was not
yet como when woman suffrage could bo
safely Introduced. They nlso prompt the of tic
chlm of those who , like the New York Sun ,
are s.tlll insisting that women will vote whenever -
over they themselves agree In wanting to
On the other hand , the refusal of the con
vention to submit the question to the voters
the state shows that IU members do not
care to shirk their plain duty to decide upon
) question , and to decide not whether the
women want woman suffrage , but whether
woman suffrage Is good for the women and
also conducive of better government. Now or
that the glamor and noise rained by the agi
tators is In a dcgreo subsiding the people
New York are beginning tu better appre
ciate ) this aspect of the question , The Now
York Tribune , for example , puts It very the
plain and unmistakable when It says that
"the practical question , therefore , has been , ,
and will continue to be In every similar con wl
troversy , whether or not the welfare of society Itmi
ciety would bu promoted by woman suffrage. " ot
further expresses Its belief that the mai i faro -
jority of the delegates to the constitutional be
convention have been as solicitous nc the Ini
minority to decide the question tlami
that so far as sentiment has Influenced tin
their Judgment It has been a sentiment of vo po
J rorerencfl faf ,1 * ex In whose mippo.ied
lioiur unit InTVTat the nppeal which they
Imvo ri'tinsid ij. taaAv The tnoro peopb
rellr-cl Upon uttioii of woman
the more they convince * ! that U Is nn
IMIIO which th i en , not the women , must
decide , and that- ! ( ' ) mug ) decide In nccord-
nnco with the ifj of modern clvlllz , ! *
lion , which cnnji ! y be preserved nnd carried
further when of the sexes perform well
nil the duties devolving upon them.
H Is reported from Tcrro Haute , Inil. , that
the bicycle rlderji of that city have formed
nn organization for the purpose of resisting
further municipal legislation laying restric
tions upon their 'freedom ' In the use of city
Htrcets. They seem to think It a special
hardship upon them to compel them to carry
lights at night , to ring gongs by day , to keep
to the right and off of sldcwnlks nml to chock
their speed when in the vicinity of pedes
trians. Bicycle riders have only n feeling
of pity for people who do not resort to the
bicycle for locomotion nnd think that they
nro nn Inferior species , with only minor
rights In'tho streets. We fenr that the people
ple In general will not have much sympathy
for bicyclists who object to reasonable regula
tions , especially'where tie city has taken
pains to provide good roads and smooth pave
ments partly for their benefit. Bicyclists
have rights In city 'streets , but they must
be exercised In a manner that does not In
fringe upon the equal rights of others.
President Cleveland has not been exactly
Inconsistent In permitting the river and har
bor bill to become n law without Ills signa
ture , by the lapse of the constitutional ten
days , when he defeated a former river and
harbor bill by what was practically n veto.
The river and harbor bill that failed during
his first term failed not on account of a
veto bill , but of n pocket veto. Ills policy seems
to bo to have nothing to do whatever with
bills appropriating money for Internal nnd
coast improvements. Those bills which have
become laws under his administration have I
nil done s.o without his approval. It Is possl '
ble , therefore , and even probable , that had
the * ' last bill been passed towards the end of
the session , It too would have expired by the
pocket veto route. H was saved only because I
It went through congress In nmplo tlmo ba-
fore nn adjournment.
Wo notice that the democrats In roneress
do not care to rely upon the decision of Judge
Nott that the president can algn bills passed
by both houses nt nny tlmo before the lapse
of ten days , whether congress remains In
session or not. They prefer to make sure
thnt the president either signs or vetoes the
bill or allows It to become a law without hlt >
approval. They do not care to risk the
chances of n pocket veto , oven with their
Idol , Grover Cleveland , In the presidential
chair. , I
Ah , Think of lliu Iliir'l.
Ex-Secretary William C. Whitney sails
for homo this week to tnke part In the
democratic state campaign. If this weie a
presidential ycitr aiulVhltney the nominee ,
he would be sure tojbe cnlled Popgun Bill.
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'o 1'iiblju Iiitorrxt I , Irs.
Senator McPhersan of New Jersey has
deckled not to reslrni. Tills Is of public In
terest , but wlmt neivwpuper readers chlolly
wish to know Is whether the bouse girl lias
considered the question of resignation.
Tim AilTiincn InvMlhln.
Cincinnati ; Commercial.
We Imve noted , 110 appreciation In the
price of farm produce slnre the new tariff
law was made secure. It wns solemnly
promised , it will be remembered. The
democrats have accomplished but one great
thing. They have proven the accuracy of
all republican prophecies.
\Vhrre the "lloljl'ory" COIIIPH In.
On fifty-one articles the duties In the new
tnrlff bill are higher than In the McKinley
ln\v. The Increases range from a fraction
of 1 per cent to 5SG per cent. Is there nny
tariff reiormer who can explain why , If pro
tection is robbery , consumers should be
forced to additional robbery on these
articles ? _
Specimen of Tarty Perfidy.
Kansas City Star.
PlncInR cocoanut oil on the free list nnd
Imposing a duty on the m.iterlal from which
It Is made Is a fair specimen of the tariff
legislation which congress h\s accomplished
after keeping the country In suspense for
nearly a year to the detriment of trade and
Industry nnd to the shame and disgrace of
the demociatlc party.
Ilf tllO ItoVlVlll.
New York World.
Tlicro are already Indications thnt the
settlement of the tariff uncertainty will
be followed by an Improvement of busi
ness. Iron Is the Industrial barometer , and
the renewal of activity at Plttsburir anil
other points Is most encouraging. Wllb
much of the handicap removed from our
manufactures nnd some of the trammels
upon trade cut away It Is reasonable to ex
pect a revival of prosperity.
Promise mill 1'nrrnriiiiinco.
Chlcnso Tribune. I
The financial record which the democrats
In the present congress have made will not
help them nny this fall. The republicans , sa
comparing the democratic promises of ISO.
with tlio performances of 1S01 , will have no
difficulty In convincing the voters that noth Is
ing Is more wasteful than democratic of
"economy , " and thnt the government is
administered frugally nnd wisely only when
the hands of republicans.
A Qulxotlu rrnjtict ,
The scheme to unite a handful of tem
pestuous Central American teapots ) Into
one republic la of course Quixotic. There
Isn't centripetal force enough In each of
them to hold It togetchr , and the lot of
them , bundled together under one govern It
ment , would resemble a pack of cats tied he
together by their tails ami ( lung over a
clothes line. There nre already more gov
ernments than countries In Central anil
South America , and a more likely way to
Insutro pence would bo to slice up the coun
tries until there nre enough pieces nnd be
places to go around.
Tliii Country In All night. to
ChlenRO Pout off
With the tnrlff out of the way , a great
element in the weakness following the panic
Inst summer Is iremuved. The south Is hlH
excellent condign. Its future never
was so bright n/ul / its citizens never were
brisk in tliefr Commercial movements.
The west Is not ? oyell off , for low prlcuH
for > Rraln still onlhlff nnd tunny communi
ties have not untli'ely recovered from the
Hliocl ; of the railway strikes. Hut bore a IHO
the conditions Hi'rm lu be hcallhlly Improv
ing , while In Oliffapoj there IH a most clas
feeling. The mall dealers ! are aware na "
thlH. na IH atttatM by the fact that the to
head of one nf tlio 'urealcst ' of tlio State
Ktreet shops declares that Ills "preparations
for a big fall trade are more extensive than
they were even ilurlnj , ' the World's fair
. " ,
Indeed , the co ' | fr.v ] $ la all right. Lots ofwl
ta'kifiT frx-Hli"grip'citf t'jio"affairs"of'iife , look wl
pleusant and greet Olk'orfully the return of f.r
nlpiiti' . 1
Votlnc. ' rej
Have we reached Inn era when It Is nee-
essary to compql . , the Inhabitants of this
country to exercise , privileges and prerog
atives whloh they have alwnys exercised ,
refrained from exercising , of tliclr own
free will ? We nro hearing much of com
pulsory arbitration , compulsory education ,
compulsory niituralleatlon. Now the New
York constitutional .convention Is wrestling
with n proposed amendment making voting
compulsory , nml one of the delegates , when
subject wns up for debate , offered u
further amendment requiring ull votora to
vote at primary elections.
The Idea seems ta have laid hold on
many minds that patriotism Is something Said
which can be made to order by law ; that
Is no longer quite sufe for the govern
ment to rely upon the spontaneous notion
tlio citizen nnd the free exercise of the
rights and privileges of citizenship. In war-
nn army of volunteers Is , on the whole ,
better than an army of conscripts. The
Interest of the voluntary voter in the elec "
tions. In the choice of officials , In pending HUM
measures , we believe , is far greater than of "
voter who Is unwillingly brought to the " '
polls by a species of conscription. The Hut
voter who becomes 'such by compulsion A
wotiM vote ntprlmiiirnllv nml perfunctorily ,
If nut mill iliimirit nnd lmimtlrn > t > , with th ( *
n inrtniKc- with uhlih iiK'ii perform for. ed
Ari'eiitiliitlnj ; un "If"
Knnm City Journal.
If twiiltH" < t revives It will not lie on nc-
count nf the imnxiiKi * of UK * Gorman bill ,
but lncnucecoiiKreitM l.i nliout lo mljanrn
ttiul oca * * ? fiutn troubling.
Tlin Kiilcliliiropli'uniirrsiiiiiitn. .
Mlnnefi | > ll Journal.
CoiiKroMiimn Itrynn of Nebraska Ims gone
1 over to tlu > popullxtM , li.tn ami baggage , nml
he l.i trying to capture tlio democratic
mate convention next month nml not nn
Imlorxoment for the United States senate.
Bryan Is cavorting nbout Nebrnnkn IIUo > v
bull In a china chop , und H making the
slrtii'Klo of his life to Join t'effcr In the
si-mile , llli conversion Is not relHhed by
the administration , which is using Us In-
' Ilucnco against him In Nebraska ,
( ImirdV1I Ihn Yi-llounliilie ,
Knnoni City Star.
It Is to bo lesrptlcd thnt more stringent
mrvmiros nro found necessary to protect
the Yellowstone National park from tres
passers. Hut tlio fact Hint such rules mo
nerded chows what would luivo become of
the wonderful natural features of the park
If they had been left entirely unprotected
by the Kovetnmeiit. Now that tills reserva
tion Ims been tniulc It Is to be hoped thnt
It will be kept as nearly as possible In Its
original , nnturnl state to the end of time.
It should not be even "Improved" so as to
rob It of nny native cliann. Let the people
ple of this Bteat country forever hold nnd
possess the Yellowstone wonder as Ciod
Chicago Post : Chlnn Is eager for iinother
battle , nnd there Is reason to believe that
she wilt IIml Japan as accommodating ns
Chicago Tribune : The Japs nnd the Chi
nese' nro dcvelpolng Into wonderful war news
liars. The moon-eyed Celestial , however , Is
several lies ahead up to date.
Minneapolis Times : With Japan and Chln.i
negotiating loans nnd the United Stntcs
llnblo lo do so nt nny moment , the Ilofhs-
chllds will not he complaining of dull times
In their pawnshop much longer.
Philadelphia Times : Under the circum
stances It wouldn't be n bad idea to make
the Chinese women soldiers. Owing to the
size of their feet they can't run.
Globe Democrat : The three branches of
the Japanese nrmy , the active , territorial
and ' national , are the Joblgun , the Koblgun
and the Kohumlgun. It Is surprising , under
the circumstances , that China didn't know
It was loaded.
Kansas City Times : China has enough
men to thrash Japan , but the trouble Is they
can't get any place to stand while they ad
minister the thrashing. There Is too much
water around Core.i to suit the Chinese and
not enough dry ground.
Minneapolis Tribune : In the fight the
Chinese , with horrible barbarity , employed
"stink-pots , " or vessels filled with poisonous
acids and destructive chemicals. Thrown
among the enemy , ono of these missiles will
cause death to all within the reach of Its
fumes. Even this did not help the China
men much , as the range of the Ill-sinolllng
weapon is limited but Its employment Is
contrary to the laws of war and should de
bar the Chinese government from obtaining
a war loan anywhere In Rtirope. ISuropo
will not bo morally Justified In loaning money
lo this degraded people with which to light
I * I'M I'I , K AS1 > Til IS GS ,
Mrs. Lease continues lecturing for fame
nnd $100 a night on the side.
Over BO per cent ot the business of the
United States Is done by checks.
In a recent speech delivered within n
stone's throw of the mansion of Sarah Gcss ,
Kentucky's eminent moralist said : "I am
not the candidate. The manhood , the woman
hood , the Christianity of the district Is run
ning for me. " In the Interests of truth nnd
accuracy the Louisville Courier-Journal
amends the declaration by striking out "for"
nnd substituting "from. "
As presidential salaries go , the pay of the '
French president Is liberal. lie receives
1,200,000 finncs 1210,000 per annum. The
president of the Swiss confederation has to
be content with a very modest sum , his
services being valued at only $ l,000 ! per an
num. The presidents of the South American
republics are paid on a more liberal scale ,
the president of Chill , for Instance , getting '
Dr. Albert B. Miles , an eminent surgeon of
New Orleans , who died recently , wns greatly
beloved by the poorer people of that city.
Ho was frequently known to refuse to attend
tend wealthy persons in his private practlco
in order to go to some poor person In
urgent need of attendance. He used to say
that there was no fear of people who were
abundantly able to pay being left without |
Ex-Speaker Heed Is nt work upon nnothcr
political cartoon. Illustrative ot the battle
over the tariff bill. His sketch will repre
sent the bird a crow that supplied the
quill with which the president Is supposed
to have signed the Gorman compromise bill.
Accompanying the picture will be a list of
statesmen who do not want the famous pen. of
Mr. Heed will also attempt to glvo n list of
thos.0 who do want the pen. Thus far he has
not found any one to place under that head
ing , and he may fill out the column with
Plain Dealer : When the seat "presses
the buttln' " things have to go.
Richmond Dispatch : For a book agent to
sell his own autobiography is "taking bis
life In his own hands. "
Life : "Truly , " said Wlttlcus , when he
saw o\tnll soup and tongue on the free
lunch counter , "extremes meat. "
Arkansaw Traveler : "The present only
ours , " says the preacher. This fact IH
mien moment thnt It is well to make a
minute of It.
Detroit Tribune : He would have con-
fussed , but she waved him to silence , "No , "
nlie said , "I prefer to be kept In the dark. "
After a moment's thought he nroso and
turned the ffns yet lower.
Indianapolis Journal : I.anra Mnmmii ,
when I asked Mr. Goodcnlch lo button my
glove last night hla hand trembled so thnt *
took him a minute or two. I wonder If
Is In love ?
Mrs. Flgg I don't know. Perhaps he
might have been out late the night before.
Soinorvlllc Journal : "When I marry , "
said Jlllcon meditatively , "my wife must
divinely tall. "
"Yes , " snlil Qllson , practically , "It will
Have you a lot of trouble when she wants
have the gas lighted or to get something
the highest pantry shelf. "
Indianapolis Journal : The great physician
loaned his chin on his hand nnd gazed nt
"It must lie done , " said ho.
"What must be done ? " queried the weep
"I must present my bill. It will either kill
him or rouse him to recovery. "
Chicago Record : "Kf I had to tnke pome
kind u' job , " siild Husty Ituu , rolling over
na to turn Ills other Hide up to tlu > sun ,
"nn1 could have my choice , I think I'd Ilko
be the private Kceri'tnry of some1 man
that's got the contract fur uetherlii' the
crop of a century plant. "
Chicago Hecorili "I never saw nnv signs
Hiich great meanness In Hobbles. "
"You ilon't know him. Why , ho KIIVP his
wife a life Insurance policy executed In her
favor na a C'lirlHtmns present lost fall and
ever since then he has been practising a
regimen conductive to longevity. "
"Why IH It , (3cor o , "
Bald blushlnt , ' Nell ,
"When people klsn
They never tell ? "
"lleonuse , " Bald George.
"You cannot doubt It ,
Wo've got to be
Close-mouthed about It. "
i ' O
OVK M.IUKKT SriMtir..iTKIt ,
In.llnnnpolli . Jouinnl.
Hill : "These free trada tinkers
That when their tnrlff bill was framed
All industries would thrive.
Well , now that It IH through at last ,
What Is there In the bill they've passed
To muko ono trudo revlvo ?
"Illght months of rant nnd bickering
not Improved a single thins. "
"O yew , It has , " Hiilil Joe.
'Tin true they've nut done much for trade.
then their tailff bill him madu
brisk demand for crow , "
HEAVY TREASURY RECEIPTS
Payments on WiV'sty Plienomirmlly Heavy
for the Fnsi Ton Days ,
WOULD RATHER WAIT FOR Tll MONEY
lly tlin Present Pujinriit llm ( It
LIMP * -ill C'piili u ( liillon nml In Aildl-
tlon ItrrHpt * for 8111110 Tlmo
Ullt Hi > Nomliml.
WASHINGTON nrilHAU OK THi : MBK ,
1107 K Street , N. W.
WASHINGTON. . G. , Aug. 22.
Itecclpls from internal revenue sources
continue to be abnormally large , with every
prospect of continuing so until the now
tariff bill KIIC * Into effect. During Iho last
seven working days from August 15 the
receipts have reached the unprecedented sum
of $11,000,122 , nnd It Is confidently expected
that by next Saturday night at midnight ,
when the new act will become operative , the
aggregate receipts for Iho preceding ( en days
will have reached $15,000,000. Thesa largo
receipts , undf Iho circumstances , nro de
precated by t. . _ treasury officials , who liken
the situation to tlio poor man paying 10 pur
cent per month for money upon which to
live. The reason for Ihls Is that the aid
coming to the treasury Is only temporary
at best and will add to the deficit later on ,
for on every gallon of whisky now being
withdrawn the government sooner or later
Is bound to lose 20 cents. As soon as the
tariff bill goes Into operation the receipts
from this source nro cxpccled to drop down
to n merely nominal amount , and no continue1
some months until the great supply now
beliu ; laid In Is exhausted. These abnormal
receipts have swelled the cash balaneo of
the treasury to nearly $121,000,000. At
the same tlmo the gold reserve Is slowly
Increasing until It has reached about $31-
000,000. This Increase Is due almost wholly
to the western demand for small notes with
which to harvest the crops.
Under th ? terms of the special circular
issued by the United Slates
treasury In I i
June last , small notes are exchanged only j !
for gold , and very substantial sums are
now being received dally from this source. '
The lUmand for small notes has not yet set j '
In from the south , but the movement of !
cotton , now beginning. Is expected to bring
In considerable sums of gold , so that for the
present at least the embarrassments which
have threatened the treasury have passed
A SINT : MN.\TOKH : MCNT roit.
Lack of SilMlclcnt Numbers to Trnusurt
HiiNliiL-ss Itcmlcrril TliU > ci'cniirj.
WASHINGTON , Aug. 22. There were Just
twenty-one senators present today when the
senate was called to order. The deficiency
bill was received from the house Immediately
after the chaplain's Invocation nnd having
been signed by the speaker the vlco presi
dent Immediately attached his signature.
The absence of a quorum wns Immediately
pointed < out by Mr. Aldrlch , republican of
Uhode Island , and only thirty-three senators
answered the reel call
eleven less than a
A consultation wns Immediately held among
the democratic senators , Mr. Hlackburn ,
democrat of Kentucky , urging tint the ab
sentees might ns well be sent for today as
tomorrow. The decision of this Impromptu
caucus scorned to bo In the same line , as Mr.
Harris , democrat of Tennessee , moved that
the sergeant-at-arms bo directed to request
the presence of absent senators , which was
There was a long delay while the list of
absentees : was being made up for the ser
geant-at-arms. Ono by one they reported ,
Mr. Dlnnchard , democrat of Louisiana , mak
ing the thirty-seventh.
The senate at 1:15 : went Into executive ses
sion. At 1:15 : p. m. the senate adjourned until
The following senators were present In the
benate today : Messrs. Aldrlch , Allison , Hate ,
Herry , Dlackbiirn , Ulancliard , Cockrell , Coke ,
Cullom : , Faulkner , Galllnger , George , Gibson ,
Gorman , Gordon , Gray , Harris , Hill , Jarvls ,
Jones ( Ark. ) , Kyle , Lindsay , McLaurin. Alan-
derson , Martin , Mitchell ( Ore. ) , Mitchell
dcPe . ) , Palmer , Pasco , PcttiRiew , Piigh ,
Peffer , Hansom , Roach , Shoup. Turplo , Vest ,
Vllas , Walsh and White. Total , forly. Demo
crats , thirty ; republicans , eight ; populists , | h
two. This made the senate three short of a j h
quorum , but there was In reality only ono
less , as Senators Jones of Nevada and Quay
of Pennsylvania were present nnd failed to
answer to their names. In
At 1:11 : p. m. Senator Caffery of Louisiana
appeared , when Senators Jones and Quay also
asked to be recorded. A quorum was thus
obtained and Immediately afterwards the
senate went Into executive session on motion
Mr. Cockrell of Missouri.
Ifrconiiiii'iid TIIJ lur'H D'Hiulsiiil ,
WASHINGTON , Aug. 22. The civil servIce - .
Ice commission has been investigating for
some time back charges that J. II. Taylur ,
recorder of deeds of the District of Columbia ,
had been soliciting campaign funds from the
government employes contrary to the provls- .
Ion of I IIP civ.I norvlce I.AWK , and will within
the next two dnya submit a report In tlin
prvililent on HIP mntirr which riport U It
xnld , will find thai Taylor tin * born ronncclf.l
with Rollrltntioii of rnmiMlgn ciiiitrlhutlona
nrd will rec mimcml Taylor'n removal frOi
OPKXI.MJ A M5\V WIIKAT lll.OION.
Ciimplrtlnii of tlin Mln-rl.in ttiillwuy Will
Minn u Ili-prriilt-ir KtTi-rt nil Wliiwt.
WASHINGTON , Aug. 12.Hulled Statei
Consul Qoncrul Jonnc. nt St. Petersburg , In
n report tn the Department of State , points
( o the fact that the rnrly completion ot the
Siberian railroad Is Ilknly to have n de
pressing effect upon the prices of grain
throughout the world. No reliable estimate
can be formed of tip probable export of
Siberian grain to Iluropo by this road , nnd
one rough cstlniatn placing It at fi.000,000
biiihcts for the uost Siberian aide Is re
garded ns dtcidedly too low. Moreover , tin'
completion of Iho road is expected to greatly
ntlmulnto the planting of grain In the blark
soli boll , famous for Its fortuity. In ISv. )
the tilbcrlnn | ; o > rnment produced n surplus
of JO.OOO.uOO bu lH'ls of grain. To lessen
the depressing effect upon the local market
of Iho c.cled | Inmsh of Slborlan whrilt. n
new outlet Is being piovlded by n line of
railroad from Perm , already connected wllh
\\pnlern Siberia , lo IColliis
, on th ? Dvlna
river , offering nn ca ? . waj to Archangel , on
the White sea. hen1s"tho
ran b ? ex
ported to other Kttropean countries.
ONLY Tllltl ; ! : IMl'OUTANT CltllOUS.
liii ; llcrk * nf the Sripulo .Siy Iho
ituporli * IfiMn llrril K\Hggrruttd.
WASHINGTON , Aug. 22. The executive
nnd engrossing Hoiks of the senate have
been comparing Hie statement of errors lit
the new tariff Mil made In various papers
today nnd say tlieio are only throe errors
that need ghe oiIlceiH of the treasury nny
concern. These nro the paragraphs rehtlnt ?
to frco ndmlsfllon of alcohol lu the arts , the
diamond schedule nnd perhaps the omis
sion of n per.od In the paragraphs relating
to stamping foreign mnnuf.teturcs. Kvon In
the case of dlnm nils they believe the con
struction pl.iccd wilt lie tli.it Intended by con
gress and that Importers will pay the duly
Imposed on pnu lous stones. As to
errois enumerated , It H
stated i by tlio clerks that by no
system i of
cciiRtntction ran the nil Red
mistakes In punctuations be nuulo to cither
impose higher duties or allow the free atl-
mission i of nrtlcles named ,
Member * ! of Iho
finance I committee me of the same opinion.
i iM.ixiK.M'in.Nii roit .
.YIJSIMT.IS. ; :
Uomoi'r.it-i llnliliif , " nn effort
t < i .Scciiro n
Oiiornm In tlin Srn.ilc.
WASHINGTON , Aug. 22. Deforo the tele
graphing for abinnlecs today , the democratic
leaders made an especial
appeal to the re
publicans lo permit the bill to correct thn
errors with icfercnce to alcohol In the nrla
lo go through uitlioiit objection In the ab
sence of n quorum. It
appears , however ,
that when Senator
went away ho
left behind him , i request that the bill should
not be taken up In his absence nnd the re
publicans are giianllng this
democratic senators unw threaten to retaliate
by Inking up the supplemental tnrlff bills
nnd trying to pass them In G.ISO they succeed
In getting a quorum , but they realize thcro
are many differences In the way of putting
such n program Into effect , nnd did not at
the meeting today resolve upon nny doflnlto
action Jjeyond exciting themselves to the
utmost to secure the
nttendincc of n quorum.
l'romriiir ] [ for tlui Now Tnrlff I.i > * .
WASHINGTON. Aug. 22. Preparations for
carrying into effect the new tariff bill nro
going forward at the Treasury department
with all possibly speed. Secretary Carlisle
has already prcpaied n bill and blank form
license for custom house brokers , provided
for In the bill , nml it. Is now In the hnniis
of the printers. Several clerks nro hard at
work prepiilng nn index
for the new blllj
This will occupj about twenty pages lu this
new tariff volume , which , for the convenience
of customs o/ncl.ils / , will contn'n both tlio
new law and tlie McKlnley act of 1S90. It Is
expected thai by tlio time the now bill becomes -
comes n law all
work , save that
of Issuing Instructions to customs and Internal
revenue officials , will hive been done.
Vt IKon U'llt Sro CU-vi-hiiiil Tomorrow.
WASHINGTON , Aug. 22. Chairman Wil
son has gone to West Virginia , but will bo
back tomorrow , atvlilch tlmo It Is expected
lie will see Piesldent Cleveland nnd some
Information may be given when congress
may wind up Its business. The house wan
not In session today nml very few members
put in an appearance. Speaker Crisp was
his privntu room1 ? winding up work. Ho
s.ild lie had no Intiniallon its lo the disposi
tion of the tariff b'll or the probability of
Cnnfi-rrlni ; . . . . Adjournment.
WASHINGTON , Aug. 22. Senator Gorman
and Speaker Crisp had a lorTg conference
today , and the matter of early adjournment
wns discussed. It was bslleved by the
democratic leader ; ; tlmt n business quorum
cannot be longer maintained In either house
ami that it would be well to have an early
adjournment , nml ( lint it should como aa
.soon us the tariff bill Is finally settled ,
Do You MInow
That the ag'oncy hats such ns Dunlap'n , Knox's , You-
man's , Miller's , oto. , are not made by these men them
selves , but by hat makers who fill orders as tho" whole
saler dictates ? Take the Miller hat , for instance not
made by Miller , but for Miller by John B. Stetson.
Now knowing1 that Stetson was about to make a "Spe
cial" hat of his own , wo rig'htly concluded he'd make a
better hat for himself than for anyone else so wo took
the sole agency for Omaha for "Stytson's Special"tho
finest hat for fabric , finish and fashion the world has
over produced not the extreme dudeliko shapes of the
agency hats but a modest , clog-ant hat , and , without
exception , the best hat over made. The binding" is im
proved the band the crown the color the price
all are perfect , and as far outclass the Dunlap , Knox ,
Youman and Miller hat as the sun does the moon and
stars. The "Stetson Special" and of.lior now fall shapes
are now ready for inspection.
Browning , King & Co
Uclltihlc Clothiers , S. W. Cor. IStliaiul nmialim
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