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4 SATURDAY. DECEMBER 3, 1887. ; 'ft 4 r - k' '11 r Hoaby Winter did not linger in iihe lap of Autumn, but marched to the front at one bound. ' Welcome, Winter. . .. f Prohibition was defeated in At lanta, where it has been tried for a jesr or two. They should now adopt Nebraska high license, and enforce it to the letter. The Nebraka State-Journal is now published every day in the year, the publishers having commenced a Monday edition last Monday. Being always in the front, the State-Journal is bound to keep up t with the times indeed it leads the procession. Those who desire a good paper sound on Republican doctrines, should subscribe for the Journal. The Weekly is only $1. per year. The town o Madrid will make a noble fight for the county seat of the new county to be erected out of the south half of Keith. Madrid is in a good location, and its people start out with a good record. They are not handicapped with the stig ma of fiaudnlent voting. A people who will encourage, aid or abet such frauds as were perpetrated at the polls on the division question do not deserve a county seat. They "should have denounced the fraud in immeasurable terms. A pure ballot box is among the safeguards of our liberal institutions. It should be kept pure and undefiled. Ix order to find out what virtue there is in that great American writ of habeus corpus, the members of the Lincoln city council decided to go to jail instead of paying their fines. They will ask the Supreme Court at Washington to investigate , the case and see if they have com mitted contempt. Although Judge iBrewer probably had no business to interfere with the municipal affairs of Lipcoln on the information pre sented to him, it is likely the Judges will decline to investigate, and the only justice the councilmen will get will be the satisfaction of holding Brewer up to the conatry as judge who interfere im local affairs without just came. Tke people are on the side of the councilmen. A question has arisen .concerning the validity of chapter 28 of the r session laws of 1887, permitting counties to issue bonds for the erec tion of court houses and jails. The whole business seems to be badly bungled, and illustrates the need of a constitutional convention. The idea that the legislature can't amend a law or a section of a law without going through a formula that a Philadelphia lawyer cannot under stand is too silly to be endured by a sensible people. To test the validi ty of the act a friendly case has been agreed upon and was submit- ted to the supreme court Tuesday. It is in the nature of a mandamus on the relation of S. H. Burnham to compel Auditor Babcock to regis ter 5,000 jail bonds issued by Logan county. A decision may be looked for early next week. If the court decides the act inopera tive the court house bonds voted by this county last fall will not be is sued and Lincoln county will go without a jail for a number of years. Mr. Walling, late chief of po lice and superintendent of the detec tive force in New York, has writ ten a Took, in which he says that the Republican form of govern ment in New York and other large cities is a failure. He does not favor the election of city officers by popular vote. That is a conclu sion many advanced thinkers arrived at long since. It is not the people, the leading citizens, who elect of ficers to govern the cities, but poli ticians backed by a gang of hoodV lums. One extreme follows "an other. At present the city of New York is governed by the riff-raff, and a very poor government it is. When the intelligent people have a few moments to spare from their mad pursuit of wealth, there will be atchange, and a different class will govern with an iron hand. Mr. Walling evidently favors monarchy. The President having definitely settled upon Lamar for the vacant judgeship, it is by no means certain that the senate will confirm the ap pointment. Lamar took a very ac tive part in the secession of the southern states in 1861, and is still a dyed in the wool states rights man. He has improved every occa sion to show his unchanged views upon the questions supposed to be settled by the war. Although the President may desire to fill the su preme bench with men entertaining such sentiments, is it not the duty the senate to stand guard at th'e door and not admit them? To Re publicans it looks that way. - The Democaatic party of Nebras ka is patiently waiting for the Re publicans to espouse the cause of prohibition in this State, hoping thereby to make political capital. Perhaps there is a larger percentage of Democrats who favor prohibition than there are of Republicans, but they are like Joe Bagstock, sly, dev ilish sly, and want the Republicans to initiate the move, hoping there by to reap the benefits of the disaf fection that is sure to follow, and which quite likely would be suffi cient to elect a Democratic ligisla ture; thereby securing a Democratic senator. We believe we have the best law on the liquor traffic that can be devised and-enforced at pre sent". Let well enough alone and quit 4"-m on keying1' with prohibition. AN OFF CROWD. A dispatch from Sofia says that at a secret sitting of the sabrange it was decided to impeach Karavel-off, Zean-off, Mikefor-off, Karol-off, and Orakal-off . BUILT THAT WAY. Speaking of the probable result of the election, the Nash Amer ican says: r;Nebraska will doubt less elect a Republican Supreme Judge and two Republican Regents of the State University. Nebraska is built that way." The Vote of the 10th District. The canvass of the votes cast for Judge in the 10th Judicial District made at Lincoln this week, shows that Hamer received 9886 and Green 5690, Hamer's majority 4,196. The district is the largest in the State, not only in territory but in popula tion. Douglas county with four judges cast 14,456, while this dis trict cast 15,576 votes Comprising ten counties, the district is 280 miles long and has a larger popula tion than any other district, yet one judge does the work. We call at tention to these figures to prove that Judge Hamer cufiot possibly be eo alow ae was charged by the opposition , press during the late campaign. folks. Bill is a good one and gen erally pleases every body. Constable Lee is kept pretty busy looking after mortgaged property. Our corn crop is light this yean Potatoes a fair crop. Wm. -Mc-Michael planted one half bushel from which he dug twenty bushels. They are of the early Kansas var iety and are beauties. Green thinks there surely was a mistake about all the precinct of ficers being elected contrary to his good, advice. The Wellfleet people had a big shooting match Thanksgiving. G. Ranger. Medicine, Nov. 25, 87. Mugwump Curtis on Cleveland. The bitterness and personality of a presidential election were almost surpassed in the late contest over the distnet attorneyship of this city. But a painful incident the signifi cance of which does not appear with the election, and which will have important results hereafter, was the participation in the local contro versy of the president of the United States and mayor of New York. The masterly and crushing letter of Mr. Schurz to the1 mayor must have been exceedingly mortifying to that gentleman'as tit was satisfac- i ii - A'iirl t i i I to me most intelligent ana patriotic sentiment of the community. The folly even of supposed official inter ference in elections was memorably demonstrated. Mr. Schurz states that-in 1882, when Mr. Cleveland was elected governor by an over whelming and unprecedented major ity, which was designed as a rebuke of supposed executive interference. Yet it was never shown that Presi dent Arthur, although naturally in terested in the success of his secre tary of the treasury, took any steps to secure it. Had he written to Mr. Folger, a perfect irreproachable pub lic officer and private citizen, such a letter as president Cleveland wrote just before the late election to Mr. Fellows, it would have been justly resented as. a most unbecoming and and undignified interference with the election of the executive. Pres ident Cleveland's letter is, we be lieve, the first instance of such au i act in a local election, ana tne aem- ; ocratic councellors who advised it, i and the president in yielding to their advice, have greatly shaken the public confidence in the execu tive good sense. The letters of the president and mayor have illustrated still stronger than before the neces sity of separating the municipal government from partisan contro versity a movement in which the support of the president and mayor might reasonably have been antici -pated . Harper's Weekl y . 41 . in' AT & an fx 1887, it , THE JEWELER, cis tlSgwy . J"v his Holiday Goods consist- irtgfpt Fifty Tfiousand Dollars worth of willa&eeive - . i- . . - T N i i i u-wi-,; POO DS WILL BE SOLD AT PRICES UN- ? ... POLLED IN THE HISTORY OF THE CITY, - i ' 'I ! t . .a and this, notwithstanding the fact, that it has earned of late as much KXCXTKOB. Who ate turkey thanksgiving? We had quite a severe snow storm yesterday. E. N. Keeler has finished bnsk ing corn". James Cooper is baling hay at the Braugh homestead. Wm. Duval is again among us. He is just down from North British America and gave a very interesting account of the whale fisheries in the arctic regions. Isaiah Beam and daughter are contemplating a trip to North Platte to-morrow. Mr. Myers has his store iu run ning order now. H. B. Brown and F. Gr. Haller are hauling baled hay to Wallace. E. T. Beckwith has taken a claim in Hayes county and will move there soon. The literary was a failure last Wednesday evening owin to the bad condition of the weather. James Cooper and wfte went to Hayes Centre thanksgrring. Agustino Campi irJ fattening a bunch of sheep for market. The spelling school has been postponed. Wm. Flemmiu has finished his stable it; is 20x50. In one end he keeps his horses in the other his cow and uses trie centre to tie Mur ry in wnen thf boys come to see the hired girl. About all 'yesterday was good for was to punis h old style tobacco as no-ono wanted to-go out of doors. Almost nil of our farmers are done husldng corn and the general complaint, is "Did not turn out as well as I expected. Mr. Brewerlias reached a depth of 100 feet and has not struck water yet. He thinks he will go on through and see what kind of a country they have on the other side of the globe. Tender Foot. Nov. 27, 1887. MEDICINE PRECINCT Here we are to the front once more and will try to stay there. The Medicine -people are as well as common except the democrats, who are not so -well as they were before the election. Don't know what ails them. Hurrah for a mew brewery on the Medicine about a, mile above Well fleet. Arrangements are all com plete and work "will commence in a few days. Our school is prospering under the management of Miss Whistler. She is from Iowa and knows how to teach a first class school. Albert Davis is home once more. He says he is through railroading for a ivhile. Somerset precinct polled 4i votes and all fbr-Langford but 5. W. C. Elder will continue to weign out justice to the Medicine A Costly Canal. New York, Nov. 24. The alarm iU reports which are accumulating concerning the Panama Canal, and the; fact that DeLesseps is making aaother effort to secure another loan in order, as he says, to partial ly open the canal and use the re ceipts toward its completion are beginning to cause considerable anxietv in financial circles, both here and iu Europe. The questions are now being asked on all sides: "What has become with all the money that has been subscribed?" and "Does the amount of work so far accomplished account for the amount of money expended?" The Herald sent a reporter to in terview Senor Louis Tanco, son of the Columbian aeent. in order to have the above questions answered, it possiDie, irom an autuuritive source. After reading over the ex pense account to June 30, 1886, which amounted to 8157,000,000, Senor Tanco said: "Many of these items are simply enormous, and out of all proportion to what they should be. For instance, there is the Panama railroad. It could have been bought for a much smallersum than 818,685,088. The canal com pany paid 8250 per share when it was quoted at 880." "How do you account for that?" "That is something that no felr low has yet accounted for." What are the other items you consider as being much above what they should be? There are many of them. Take the Central Hospital at Panama. The idea of paying or at least nharffinff S5.600.000 for it, besides 81,400,000 for another hospital and Colon, a total of 87.000.000 for hospitals, and $465,000 for a sani- tanuni at Taboga, togetner witn 84,800,000 for a pharmaceutic staff, which brings tne total up to $.s, 765,000 to look after the health of the personnel of the road, is more than preposterous. Then there are more than $2,700,000 for servants, $600,000 for stables, 85,250,000 for the building which comprises the manager's office, private residence, etc., $8,400,000 for offices in New York, Paris, and Panama; $2,000, 000 for 'indemnity1 that was the cost of entertaining the guests who were invited to accompany M. De Lesseps to Panama to inspect the canal during a week's sojourn andT $2,000,000 more for an indemnity to contractors, which it seems to me could or should have been avoided. "What do you think will be the total cost of the canal when finish ed9" I don't think it will a dollar under $500,000,000." "How do you account for the small profits of. the Panama Rail way since it has passed into the hands of the canal company?" "I can not account for it. If any one can, nobody does. It used to pav dividends of from 12 (in 1878) to 34 Cm 1881) per cent. Now the dividends are only 2 per cent, as it ever -aio. THE NIGAJtAGUAN CANAL. i i ' ' , On the last" day of the Novem ber, a party o'f forty ' engineers sailed from Ntw York f pr Grey to wn,,icifcajici - will, undej take the suSfejpjc.ahial acros the. isthmiis." This is strictly an-American enterprie and the. purveying party is sent outr by -the Nicaragua canal conskuctipn company, the headquarters of -which is in New York city. The concessions to this company were' ratified by the Nic araguan government as late as last April, and v include ,an exclusive canal and railitd privilege ifgrhiin 9-ty-nine years.'Sfith a' right to con tinue in control for the same period if the companviso elect. The sea ports at both tads are to be common to all -national The company is to receive lands (fUL alternate sections along the route, aggregating in all about 300 aqftare .miles. It was stipulated thaisuryeys should begin within one jeix after the ratifica tion of tlie C(Mtjit, and should be completedwi1tiS(a year and a.rhalf,, and that $2,Q$,60O on construction should be expended during the first year of actualrork. Engineers of reputation in wcountry have co incided in opmasito the'practic- ability of the'rolile, "which has been a theme Beforthe public for a number, of yf- General" Grant, during Vhe tirojjrms of his presi dency, having examined the project with great caffWame one of its warmest adroqp;alikeiseT Ad miral Ammenwhliad' thoroughly familiarized himself with the sub ject. The route contemplated is 170 miles froi seal to seas 'lying through' the Sail Juan river, which forms tliecaaaC tat a distance of forty ilf to Lakjf -Nicaragua, an inland i;of. W frniiles in the di rectiorilxWe SMI, ''making an ex isting er Cfillinititiication of 130 miles, an'S 40 miles o dredging and thtr4means of exca vationto comtete the work. ' Four teen milescaa fie done by ordinary dredpny, whjk.-Biathine work can, do the balaacib It- is stated that the discovery of the practicability of the estuary jfif tfceSan Francisco rivervnear tap Canibean sea coast, two years ago, will still further shorten the distance requiring actual excavatioaby a number of miles. Admiral Ammeu asserted that this discoreiy would add 50 per cent to tha comaefcial value of the route. The esiiaaated cost of the canal is $65,060,000, a large amount being figarei'ito Je cost of lock age made necsaary'by the position of Lake 'Ifttjajpa,-: which is 110 above sea lealTj It;is also: thought bv engineers that the wo-k will be completed within six years. The Panama project- i practically dead. Littfc, ifany,;jrork is being done upoiiit. It itiipelessly in debt, and the stjqt4us amount of money still riiViwd to push it for ward, it is sals-lb say, is utterly be yond realization. If the American route and its cost have been truth fully press by its projectors, there is wawsty a doubt but it will be sustained By -American capital and be the eventual water channel of the' world's commerce between' the Atlantic and the Pacific. Omaha 'Republican. Washington", &ov. 30. Senator Ingalls, president pro tern of the senate, has telegraphed all the re publican members-of the senate to be presenj;''atthebpeiiing of con egress. TKe object of this summons is to refer tq the committee on elec tions the credentials of David Tur pie,: senator from Indiana, before that-gentlenian is allowed to take the oath of office and his seat. Turpie's credentials are irregular 111 form. They lack the signatures of I the speaker of the house -of repre- the house, and the secretary i)f the state. Green Smith, who signed the credentials as presiding officer of the joint convention which de clared Turpie elected, subsequently had to make way for Lieutenant Governor Robinson, who was forci bly ejected from the state senate, when he undertook tp;assume the duties of the office to which he was elected. The dempcjats,claim that Senator Riddleberger, of Virginia, elected as; a republican, will Tote with them to seat Turpie, before his case is reported to the committee on election, republicans -deny, and claini that Riddleberger is nonora mital. -It looks' as though there might be an exciting contest over the organization of the senate. What am I to Do. The symptoms of BUlioosness are unhappily bat too well knowiv, They differ in different 'iCtHfiltitilB to somo oxtenL1 A billions man is seldom a breakfast- eater. Too frequently, alas lie has an excellent appetite for liquids b lit none for solids of a morning. His tongue will hardly bear inspcotion at any time; if it is not white and,f urred, it is rongh, at all events. The digestive system is wholly out of order and Diarrhea or Consumption may be a symptom or fi)o tw6 maa4fernab3 . Thcro are often Hemor rhoids or even loss of blood. There may be gid diness and often headache ;and acidity or flatu lence and tenderness in tho pit of iho stomach, To correct aU this if not effect a core try Green's August Flower, it cost but a trifle and thousande attest its efficacy. The singular fact is demonstrated that, while the most rapid cannon shots scarcely attain a velocity of 600 meters a second over 1,500 miles per hour meteorites are known to penetrate .the air with a velocity of 40,00 or even 60,000 metres per second, a velocity that raises the air at once to a tempera ture of from 4,000 to 6,000 degrees cent. In the scull race for the cham pionship of the world between Beach and Hanlon, in Australian waters, the former won the race by two lengths! -The contest was an exciting one, and witnessed by thousands of spectators ." A Good Oxe. Mr. James Marsh, of AtmNeb after an experience of four years, in using anlt selling Chamberlain's Pain-Balm, says: "It is the best and most reliable liniment ever pro duced." A fifty cent bottle of it will accomplish more in the treatment of rheumatism, lamo back or severe sprains, than five dollars invested in any other way. A great many cases have been cured by it, after being given np as hopelessly incurable. It promptly relieves the pain in all cases. Sold by C. W. Price and F. H. Longley. No one is well equipped for a journey without a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. In an emergency its value cauuub bo t!uiac' OJ WiT.Iu null' F. H. Longley. Mr. Ed. F. Burne, the efficient and worthy cashier of the United States Express Co., Des Moines, Iowa, says: "From the lack of exercise and from close confinement to office work, I have been troubled with habitual constipation. I have received more benefit from St. Patrick's Pills than anything I ever tried. I gave them a thorough test and am now. in perfect health. I hereby recommend them as a pleasant and reliablo medicine."- They do not gripe nor. cause the sickness occasioned by the 'operation of almost all other cathartic pills or medicines. Sold by C. W. Price and F. H. Longley. U. S. Land Office, North Platto. Neb., ? November 21st, 1887. J Complaint having been entered at this office by Ludwig Pahs against Jane Robinson for failure to comply with law as to Timber-Culture Entry No. 3550 dated December 4th, 1883, upon tho N-E quarter section 30, township 12, range 30, in Lin coln county, Nebraska, with a view to the can cellation of said entry; contestant alleging that said Jane Robinson has failed to break or cause to be broken five acres,and failed to cultivate any part of said tract as required by law up to this day; the said parties are hereby summoned to ap pear at this office on the 20th day of January, 1888, at 9 o'clock a. m., to reHpoEd and furnish testim ony concerning said alleged failure. . 453 WM. Nevili Register. POWDER Absolutely Pure. This powder never varies. A marvel of purity streagtii and wholesomeness. 3Iore economics 3haa the ordinary lands, and cannot be sold is competition with the multitude of low test, short wenrtit alum or phosphate powders. Bold only Royal Baking Powder Co.. 106 Wall Street, New York NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received at the county clerk's office np to two o'clock p. m., the 19th day of December, 18S7. for lease of the poor farm for one year from March 1st, 1888; said farm embracing the south east quarter of section 11, town 13, range 31, with improvements thereon; eighty acres in cultiva tion, and for care, custody and maintenance of all paupers which may be placed on said farm during said year. Bidders will be reqnired to specify i First " The amount of cash rent they will pay for said farm for tho year mentioned. Second, The amount per week they will charge tho county for the board and care of all paupers of the age of ten (10) years and under, and also of the age of over ten years; also the amount to be chargen per week for the care and nursing of such paupers as may be 6ick. . The commissioners reserve tho fight to reject any and all bids. J E; .Er Ass, 463 County Clerk. NOTICE. Notice is hereby given to parties indebted for personal tax of 1886 and previous years, that if not paid before tho 10th day of December. 1887, the list will be placed in the hands of a collector and ten per cent added for collection fee. . . Wm. Gbadt, 402 County Treasurer. Land Office at North Platte. Neb.: November 26th, 1887. : Notice is hereby given that the foUo wing-named settler has filed notice of his intention to mako final proof in support of his claim and that said proof will bo made before tho Register and Re ceiver U. S. Land Office at North Platte, Nebras ka, on January 26th, 1898, viz: Frank Krueger on Homestead Entry No. 7101 for the west half of the northeast -quarter and the east half of the northwest quarter section. ,28, town .10, range 30 He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land, viz: Carl Stave. G. Sowatzke, E. Brali mann and M. Elias, all of Wellfleet, Nebraska. 4C6 r War. Neviie, Register. NOTICE OF ELECTION. Notice is hereby given that on Monday, the 12th day of November. A. D. 1887: In North Platte Precinct No. 1 at Keith's block on Front street. Precinct No. 2 at court house, PreciBct No. 3 at office of George Russell, . MePhereoa srecinct at district school house, . Brady IeMad precinct at Union Pacific Railway Depot. Deer Creek precinct at district school house. Fox Creek precinct at F. G. Schick's house, Medicine precinct at W. C. Elder's house. Red WUlow precinct at fL Scaotield's house, , Newell precinct at Delay sebool house, O'FnUons preeinct at the Union Pacific Rail way kftetioB,. inrdwood precinct at John Bratt & Co's ranch. Hall precinct at Hall school house, Garfield precinct at Garfield district school house, . ' i Cottonwood 'precinct at district school house. Nichols precinct at Union Pacific Railway Station, Whittier precinct at postofEce. Miller precinct at Miller school house, Mylander precinct at C. Mylandor's residence. Wells precinct at Orr's residence. Walker precinct at N. L. Moore's residence. Morrow Flat precinct at Watts po6totHce, Peckham precinct at central school house. Greenwood precinct at John McAllister's resi dence. -rttjutati irecmci nc aistncrpcnoot nutwe. Fairview precinct at Bickal school honse, Spannuth precinct ntijpannnth postofEce, a special election will be held in Lincoln county; Nebraska, at which the following proposition will be submitted to the electors of said county, to-wit: Shall the board of county commissioners of Lincoln county. Nebraska, issue 1st, $10,000 in Lincoln county jail bonds; 2d, In denominations of $1,000 each; 3d, Bearing interest at six per cent per annum. 4th, Payable at the Nebraska State Fiscal Agency in the City of New York; 5Ui, Dated October 1st, 1887; 6th, The interest payable semi-annnally. April 1st. 1888, and October 1st, 1888, and on the first day of said months each year thereafter until the interest on said bonds is paid; 7th, Said jail bonds to be numbered from one to ten consecutively; 8th, Nos. one and two to be payable October 1st, 1W3. The other bonds in their numerical order, two October 1st each year thereafter until the same are paid: and levy a tax in 1383 and each year thereafter to pay tho interest, until sufficient is levied to pay aU of tho interest on thb same and levy a tax in the year 1902 and each year thereof ler sufficient to pay the principal of said bonds as they become duo until sufficient is levied to pay all of said bonds. Said bonds to bo issued for the purpose of aid ing in the erection of a county jail for Lincoln county, Nebraska, at North Platte, Nebraska. Which election will bo open at eight o'clock in the morning and- will continee open until six o'clock in tho afternoon of the same day. Those voting in favor of the said proposition shall have written or printed on their ballots: "For issuing $10,000 in Lincoln county jail bonds antlfor levying a tax annually to pay the interest and principal of tho same." . . Those voting against the taid proposition shall have written or printed od their ballots: . "Against issuing $10,000 in Lincoln county jail bonds and against levying a tax annually to pay the interest and principal of thesamc." . And that a copy of the question submitted bo posted up at each placo of voting in said county during the day of election. . Witness our liands and the seal of said county this 11th day of August, 18S7. Josevii Hebshey, , James Belton, j County Commissioners. Lester Walker, ) (-v) Attest: SEAL. JOHSKEVASS, I J County Clerk. Notice is hereby given that the aforesaid prop osition to issue $10,000 Lincoln county jail bonds was adopted at the election named therein; a vote of over three-fifths of the voters voting on saitl proposition, to-wit: by a vote of 818. for said proposition and a vote of only 2&5 against said proposition as appears by a canvass of tlio vores of said county on said proposition. Dated Sept. 26th. 1887. ,.mm, nf Joseph Hershey, ) Co. tommsrs. of James Beltos, V Lincoln County. Lester Walker. ) Nebraska. Attest: Johx E. Evans, County Clerk. E. B. WARNER, nESjun-eraJ. Keeps constantly in stock Metalic and Cloth Draped Caskets, complete line of Trimmings in White and Black, Gloss White Caskets, Wooden Coffins of all sizes. Shrouds and Shaes. Telegraph Orders Promptly Attended to. Open Day and Night. c ENBALMING A SPECIALTY.