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THE NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE: FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 28, 1896.
1BA L BARE, Editor akd Pkopkietor SUBSCRIPTION BATES. One Year, cash in advance, $1.25. 8Ixponth, cash in adfnc 11 Cants. Hatered al the NorthPlatte (Ntbratka) pottofle ac eeosd-clacs matter. THE WINNERS OP 1896. JfATIOJfAti TICKET. For President WM. McKINLEY, of Ohio. Tor Vice President G. A. HOBART, of New Jereej. STATE TICKET. For Governor JOHN H. MacCOLL. For Lieutenant-Governor ORLANDO TEFFT. For Secretary of State JOEL A. PIPER. For Auditor Public Accounts P. O. HEDLUND. For State Treasurer CHARLES E. CASEY. For Supt. Public Instruction HENRY R. CORBETT. For Com. Lands aud Buildings HENRY C. RUSSELL. For Attorney-General ARTHUR S. CHURCHILL. For Supreme Judge, Long Term ROBERT RYAN. For Supreme Judge, Short Torm MOSESP.KINKAID. For Regent of State University W. G. WHITMORE. LEGISLATIVE TICKET. For Congress, 6th District E. A. CADY. For Senator, 30th District J. S. HOAGLAND. For Representative, 5i District J. H. ABBOTT. COUNTY TICKET. For Countv Attorney, T. C. PATTERSON. For Commissioner, Third District, JAS. S. BOBBINS. The Canton, Ohio, Repository verv sasrelv says that: "If the mills are not open there is many a man who wouldn't know jnst how to .earn a 53-cent silver dollar." In a speech delivered in the house July 13, 1876, Garfied said of the free silver doctrine,. ,4I have never known any proposition that contained so many elements of vast rascality, of colossal swindling-:" and it is far worse now than it was then. Senator Stewart is finding him self compelled to say a good deal in explanation of his past record, but he carefully avoids all reference to his connection with the Emma mine swindle. That matter would stand a good deal of investigation. The indications point to the nom ination of Henry Watterson and General Bragg at the sound money democratic convention in Indian apolis next week.- These gentle men would infuse a great deal of vigor and enthusiasm into the hon est money campaign. The national democratic ticket to be named at Indianapolis shortly makes the Bryan populist-demo-ctsvjsw.eajc one second and shiver the next. They say it will help them, which possibly explains why they will get out injunctions to ex clude it from the ballots. If the workingman is now receiv ing pay for his labor in "two-dollar dollars," as the free siver orator says, why should he vote into the hands of his employer the right t pay him in dollars worth only half as much? In other words, is it not absurd to say that the dollar is worth too much when such an asser tion simply means that the laboring man can buy more with it than he ever bought with a dollar before? The democrats of the East St. Louis district point with pride to Jehu Baker as one of "the oldest republicans of Illinois" now that he is running on the democratic free silver ticket. Somebody once under took to pay a similar compliment to an elderly, renegade on the floor of the house at Washington, and Ben Butler interjected a few words which sp m! d all. "Does the gen tleman not know," said he, "tha Judas was the oldest of the twelve?' Senator Shoup says Idaho can be counted in the republican col umn, Senator Nelson says Minne sota is safely republican and Sena tor Mitchell is of the opinion that Oregon will be in the grand column for McKinley and Hobart, sound money and protection. There has never been a time in the campaign when republicans felt better at the prospects of the outcome ot the election than just at present, and this sentiment is bound to grow as the campaign goes on. The financial question as it lies before voters is delimited to one great question. It is not a battle be tween the gold standard and the silver standard avowedly. No one favors a silver standard. Neither party wants a gold standard as its ideal. But if a choice must be made, then one would choose the gold and the other the silver, Bach is in favor of the. double standard; one by international agreement, the other by the inde pendent action of this country. One holds that ifAmerica attempts alone to lift silyef -to twice its present value it will fail, and will come with a crash to a silver basis. The other hopes that America alone cau succeed in doubling- the value of sil ver by legislation which would in crease the demand. It is desirable that discussion should focus at that exact point. A hope and a convic tion that we could corner the sil ver of the world and force it up a hundred per eent is not enough to justify the experiment, unless the evidence is very abundant and very satisfactory. Mr. Bryan realizes that the supply of silver may greatly increase, if its value be doubled, but thinks that in such an event the public could be protected. Our difficulty is m understanding how such orotection could he had. When silver fell to half its value, the production kept on. If silver should double in value the in creased supply would be instant and enormous. Doubtless now is the time to face that problem. The North and West. It is just as reasonable to say that rise in the price of cabbage enhances the value of iron as to declare that the fall in the price of silver has dragged the price ot wheat down with it. Albany Journal. There is room for the suspicion that Bryan is simply advertising himself for a lecture tour after his foregone knockout next November. St. Louis Globe-Democrat. LUNGS, LUNACY, LARCENY. Thus the Rot. It. S. McArthnr Samms- rlzes Silver Speeches. In a sermon delivered in New York recently on the coinage question, Rev. R. S. MacArthur said the free silver speeches were mado up of equal parts of ' 'lungs, lunacy and larceny." Con tinuing, he said : "A God fearing nation must have honesty in its politics. Politics is the science of government, and politics must have a place in our religion and teaching if this nation is to endure. We cannot admit the satanic teaching that there is no placo in politics for the Ten Commandments and the golden rule. If a man cannot take his politics into religion the politics are bad. If a man cannot take his ballot into his prayers ho had better let the ballot go. If a man votes for a dishonest platform he shares in its guilt Each voter stands alone before God in his personal respon sibility. "No man with an enlightened and sensitive conscience will hesitate long between the Apostle Paul, and the apos tles of auarchy. The question, and the only great question, before the people now is one of national honesty. Certain men have tried to confound that issue by technical terms to cover a policy whose result is national dishonor. There can be little difference between the man who tries to give many counterfeit dol lars for one honest one and the man who wants to give the people a debased coin age. "When a man tells you that be has nothing to lose by trying free coinage, and he might as well try it, yon are talking with a dishonest man, with a man you had better watch if you have any valuables around. "The debasement of our currency would be a gigantic, fraud, a national crime, and a sin against humanity. I put the man who deals in green goods on an equality with the man who wants to debase the currency. " Wkea John Wanamaker, m self made, successful man of business, was at the head ef the postofBce department, he said he found it Impossible to ran a government bureau like a business establishment. That was the experience of all his predecessors. Bryan would pat the enormous railroad and telegraph Interests of this country under the control of the coverninent, where their management would cost CO per cent ssoro than It does at present, and this money would come oat of the tax payers. Tern Reed's Good Advice. Yes, my friends, you want all of you to stand up and vote for sound money, because it is the best thing for the re storing of confidence, and you want to vote for McKinley and Hobart because they represent that and other equally good things. On the other hand, if you don't know what you want, if yon have a vaguo idea that you want something and that all somethings are the same and that, if you get any one of them, you get what fits your casp, why, vote for the trian gular combination of Bryan and Watson and Sewall, and the Lord preserve you if you get what you think you want. Speech of Hon. Thomas B. Reed. Every flat money experiment has broach t disaster. Put the experience of the world against the theories of the scatter brained Pepcrats, and the silver dollar, which Mr. Bryan says Is a flat dollar, will bring disaster to the United States and poverty to the people of the United States. The Gainer fey Cheap Currency. Who would get the 47 cents lost by the holders of the depreciated dollars? If the person holding such a dollar had exchanged for it something worth 100 cents, the person with whom he had made the exchange would plainly be tho gainer by 47 cents. If a man gave labor worth 100 cents and received in compensation a dollar worth only 53 cents, the employer would gain 47 cents by the transaction. A debtor who should pay off a debt in 53 cent dollars, which had been contracted iu 100 cent dollars, would clearly gain 47 cents on each dollar by the transaction. Los Angeles Times. Bryan tells the people the president Is a hired man. The people of the United States don't want a 53 cent hired man. Those are net American wages. The Pops and the Pensioners. The St Lonis Populist platform throws this sop to federal pensioners and applicants for pensions : " Wc favor just pensions for disabled Union soldiers." For "just pensions" read "pensions payable in a 50 cent dollar." The men who nominated Bryan at St. Louis, like the men who nominated Bryan at Chi cago, want to cheat every pensioner out of half tho amount of the pension.- Now York Sun. A SILVER STANDARD. THAT IS JUST WHAT FREE COINAGE MEANS. Gold Circulate as Money Nowhere la the World Where There Is Free Coinage of Sllrer Lucid Statement of the Case by General Woodford. In a recent speech at Columbus, O., General Stewart L. Woodford said : There is today no such actual thing as free" and unlimited coinage of both gold and silver in any nation of the world. I put this statement in another form gold circulates as money nowhere in this world where there is free and unlimited silver coinage. Where there s free and unlimited silver coinage gold 18 ?w a conmioairy ana is sola at its bullion value. Its prico rises as the value of silver diminishes. Its price rises as the confidence of the people in paper diminishes. In other words, gold is fact Paper money is fiat. Gold gets its value from the desire of the peoplo to have it, and is worth what the peoplo will pay for it They will pay for it what it is worth to them, and, no matter what law you may make, gold will buy as much silver as the peoplo of the world think it is worth. Gold will buy as much pa per money as tho people think the pa per money worth. There is no intrinsic value in paper except the material of which it is composed, and that is pre cisely the fact with regard to gold. It is precisely the fact with regard to silver. Paper, being made of wood pulp, is now very cheap. When yon print it into money it gets just such value as you put upon tho honor and good faith of the government that prints it, no more, no less, and that honor and gcod faith are finally measured bv actual re demption in coin and by nothing else. This United States printed the conti nental currency and paid that conti nental currency out as the price of this nation's liberty. We did not redeem it, and that continental currency is today worth absolutely nothing. It is tho cpi taph of national dishonor. Tho JPrench monarchy printed the John Law currency in 1720. It broke its promise, aud if any cf that currency is today in existenco it is only the badge of French profligacy and fiuancial falsehood. It is only valued as a curios ity or as pulp. The French printed the assiguats and the mandats. Tho French republic never fulfilled its promise, and that paper cur rency is only a batlgo of French repub lican falsehood and is of no value ex cept as a curiosity or as palp. The Southern Confederacy printed millions of paper money redeemable G and 12 mdnths after the acknowledg ment of the independence of tho Con federate states. That acknowledgment has never been made. It does not now seem likely to occur, and the Confeder ate currency is only a memory of brave effort in an unfortunate and misgaided cause and has no value except as curi osity or pulp. Wc have afloat 346,000,000 of green back legal tender notes. We have also about 128,000,000 of treasury legal tender notes issued that we might give silver some artificial value. We bought great quantities of silver. We did for silver all thatthemost generous friends of silver ought to have done aud more than wise men should have done. We spent our money. The nation did not succeed in the speculation. What busi ness men could not do the nation neither did do nor could da We thus have afloat nearly 475,000,000 of legal tender pa per. Of this amount nearly 850,000,000 was issued to put down rebellion and save the nation. More than 125,000,000 was issued to put down gold and save silver. Wo did put down the rebellion; wo aid save the -nation. These were within the possibilities of human faith and patriotic courage. We did not put down gold; we could not The civilized world was against us. We did not save silver; we could not The civilized world was against us. My countrymen, let us brush away all theories and all fancies. Let us look facts squarely in the face. Let us re member that there are some things which government can do and some things which government cannot do. Government cannot create life. Govern ment can decree death. Government cannot make two and two five. The re sult of adding two and two is four for ever. Neither the czar of all theRnssias nor tho most eloquent citizen of No braska, backed by all the Populists and Democrats of this land, can ever change the laws of arithmetic, the laws of trado or the laws of gravitation. The new Democratic ticket frill sire many voters who hesitate to vote for Mc Kinley a chance to vote against Bryan. They will make Bryan's defeat doubly sure by voting for McKinley. Investment of the Silver "Plutocrats." The silver men show a disposition to spend money freely to advance the in terests of Bryan. Somebody is paying out a great deal of cash to maintain the Democratic headquarters in Washing ton, and today we hear of the elaborate preparations making for a big political machine in New York city and in Chi cago also. The Silver party and tho Populists will have their separate and expensive establishments. Yet why should not the silver lnine-owners spend at least $1,000,000 on their campaign if Bryan's election would put from 20 to 50 times that sum in their pockets? Hartford Times. Aw you coins; to sail under the pirate flasr of repudiation or under the stars and stripes? Insincere or Muddled. Either Mr. Byau is a ve2r insincere man, willing to fake an argument when he cannot conveniently come by the genuine article, or else he is not a clear ! headed one. In either case ho is not a proper person to interpret the constitu tion of the United States for the voters of the country. Milwaukee Wisconsin. Protection Means Prosperity. Major McKinley and Mr. Hanna and their associates have not been affected by the kindly Democratic advice to "drop the tariff question," and it will be kept well in the forefront of the campaign. Protection means more work and better pay. Under it the present business depression will- disappear and the silverites can no longer appeal to the country in behalf of a disastrous financial policy by pointing to trade stagnation and advancing the specious plea that the currency is responsible. Boston Traveller. MEET. First Business Session of the Supreme Lodge at Clevelaud. Cleveland, Aug. 25. Hundreds of Knights of Pythias marched into town this morning to attend the 18th biennial session of the su preme lodge aud the national en campment of the organization. Re ception of briga dier regiments and visitors occu pied the forenoon. In the afternoon troops assombled in full dress uni forms in front of tho headquarters. Thoro the dedi catory exercises took ulaco. Tho RICHIE. address of the centennial committee by Wilson M. Day, director general of the commission; the presentation of Camp Peny Payne, fcby Mayor McKisson; acceptance of the camp by Major General Carnahau, and the raisiug of the camp flag ocoif pied the afternoon session. In the even ing there was a baud concert and at 8 o'clock the supreme council of tho uui- form rank met in special assembly at the headquarters of the major general. The reports of the officers of the grand lodge show a remarkable growth and development of the order. YOUNG CHRISTIANS IN SESSION. Delegates Numbering; Four Thousand Meet In Convention In Omaha. Omaha, Aug. 21. The Youug Peo ple's Christian Union of the United Presbyterian Churches of North America is in session here, delegates to the number of 4,000 being in attendance. Active work of the convention was taken up this morning, when officers were named as follows: President, John G. Quay, Denver; secretary, Mrs. Mary Porter Kyle. Sonthfield, Mich.; treas urer, W. J. Stewart, Parnassus, Pa.; chairman of press committee, Rev. Edgar McDill, Omaha. There followed the report of the gen eral secretaiy the most impressive serv ice yet held. It was called "A quiet sessiou with au address ou 'The Prac tice of the Presence of God.'" It was conducted by Professor TV. W. White, D. D. of Chicago. He is a professor in the Moody institute. In a few days ho will sail for India, where he will give a course of two years' Bible study to over 2,000 English speaking students at Calcutta, the great educational center of the Orient. The convention opened last evening in the Creightou theater, which failed to contain the crowd, and an overflow meeting was held in the large hall ad joining, iiotli ineetiugs were addressed by Governor Holcomb aud Mayor Broatch on behalf of the state and city. The Rev. A. J. Turkic of Omaha wel comed the convention on behalf of Oma ha churches, and the Rev. Edgar Mc Dill of Omaha ou behalf of the local committee. A crraud chorus of 150 voices saug antnems composed by its leader, Professor W. T. Wiley. SPRING WHEAT CROP REPORT. Prepared My IT. V. Jones of tho Minneapo lis Journal Small Yield. Minneapolis, Aug. 24. The annual spring wheat crop report prepared by H. V. Jones, commercial editor of the Minneapolis Journal, covers the states of Minnesota. North Dakota and South Dakota, and the three states are esti mated to have raised this year 108,000, 000 bushels, against 195,000,000 last year and 120,000,000 iu 1894. Tho acre age used by Mr. Jones is 9,500,000, or about 1,500,000 inore than allowed by the agricultural bureau in Washington. The crop is not of the best quality, aud it is yet a question whether a considera ble acreage in North Dakota and north ern Minnesota matures, because of pos sible frost injury. No allowance has been made for frost, however, iu this computation. The lato wheat is filling nicely and promises a good yield if not injured. Sultan of Zanzibar Dead. Zanzibar, Aug. 26. The sultan of Zanzibar, Hamid Beu Thwain Bin Said, is dead. He was about 40 years of ago, was a nephew of the lato sultau, Ali Khalifa and Burgash, and succeeded to the sultanate on the death of Sultan Ali, March 15. 1893. He was one of a num ber of claimants and was selected as be ingthe most fitting by the British gov ernment, who exercises a protectorate over the sultanate. PRICES STILL GOING DOWN. Corn Makes a New Low Record and and Wheat Drops Half a Cent. Chicago. Aug. 20. Provision and corn con tinued n the, record-breaking downward course today. September pok sold nt one time at the previoasly unheard-of price of $5 25 and closed at 5c below yesterday's close. Corn shows a decline of J-i. a new low record. Wheat suffered from persistent liquiJation and. closed c lower. Oats showed so mo de gree of firmness and close.! unchanged. Clos Ingprico-: "WHEAT Sep t. , 5635oc; Dec, 5059c. CORN 5fept., 21's21 j: May. 2oc. OATH Sept., 16c: May 17nnc. PORK Sept., 5 Jan . G 7 LARD Sept.. $3.32; Jan.. $3.72J. RIBS Sept., jy.15; Jan.. $3.114. Cash quotations: No. 2 red wheat, COc; No. 3 red, ooaoic: 21c; No. 2 oats, No. 2 spring, 56c; No. ; corn. 10c. South Omaha L,ive Stock. South OMAHA.Aug. 20. CATTLE Receipts, 1,4.0; stionger;nntivo beef steers. f3.4J4 25; western steers, $2,753? 3.63; Texas steers. $2.1)0 02.9J; cows and heifcra. $2.UU3.00; canners, $1.5032.00; stockers and feeders, 1 c higher, $2,753.5i); calves, $3.la5.25; bulls, stags, etc.. $L602.7St HOGS Receipts. 3.30J; shade lower; heavy, $2.652.8J; mixed, $2.70(2.80; light, $2 8J(s2.93; bulk of sales. $2.7532.8 '. SHEEP Receipts nono ; steady : fair to choice natives, $2.633.25; fair to choice westerns. $2.Og3.'X); conrnon and stock sheep,$i002.65; lambs. $3.00 3.50. Chicago Live Stock. Chicago. Aug. 2G HOGS Receipts, 25.000; active, light firm, others steady to 5c lower; light, $3.253.ft); mixed, $2.9XS3.5J; heavy,J2.0J I'"-5--632-8?: CATTLE Receipts. 13.000; natives steady to a shade higher, others unchanged; beeves.$3 10 4 8J; cows and heifers, $L2j3.9J; Texas steers. $2.403.25; westerns. $703.85; stock era and feeders,$2.50&3.65. SHEEP Receipts, 12,000; steady to stronger. Marvelous Eesults. From a letter written by Rev. J. Gun derman, of Dimondale , Micb., we are per mitted to make this extract: "I have no hesitation in recommending Dr. King's New Discovery, as tho re3nltB were al most marvelous in the case of ray wife. While I was pastorof the Baptist Church at Rives Junction she was brought down with Pneumonia succeeding La Grippe. Terrible paroxysms of coughing would last hours with little interruption and it seemed as if she could not survive them. A friend recommended Dr. King's New Discovery; it was quick in its work nnd highly satisfactory in results." Trial bottles free at A.F. Streitz's Drug StoreT Regular size 50 cents and $1.00. 1 knights ofpythas w. B. TRIPLE TRAIN WRECK , , , - , SEVENTY-FIVE PERSONS INJURED AND FIVE WILL DIE. Through Freight Hnns Into it Local Un loading at Valencia, Ia., nonet and an Eastbouud I'nsscngcr Crashes Into tho Derailed Curs. Pittsburg, Atg. 2H. A wreck on the Pittsburg &Wcs ern railroad atValoncia, 22 miles west of hero, at noon yester day, resulted in tho destruction of three passenger coaches, 18 freight cars, and tho injury of 25 passengers, five of whom will nrobably dio. Tho names of thoso seriously injured and who may die are: Mrs. W. B. Marsh, Talmago. O.. frontal bono crushed, injured Internally. Joi n Curry, Pleasiwitvillo, ' Pa., jaw brroken and body badly mangled. Mrs. W. Morse, Lodi, O., collar bone fractured and injured internally. Maud Bcnnetc, Alleghany, skull frac tured. Mary J. 1. Smith, Verona, Pa., skull fracurcd. The following were badly injured, but will recover: Mary Bennett, Alleghany. Walter Smith, Akron, O. Mrs. E. M. Cramer, Jcnnio Cramer, Bcllo Cramer, Apollo, Pa. Garrett Cuibcrt, Allegheny. D. B. Shant, Hnrmouy, Pa. D. B. Houston, Newcastlo, Pa. E J. Smith, Beaver Falls, Pa. J. H. Weavorling, Newcastle, Pa. J. C. Miller, Hazlcwood, Pa. L. L. Gray, Allegheny. O. W. Crooks, Carnegie, Pa. A. J. Naught, Buffalo, N. Y. William Muelilbronner, Allegheny, Pa. E. Jones, Carnegie, Pa. Dr. J. L. Tcrncy, K. H.Krill, Allegheny. Mrs. C. White, Evans City. Pa. Tho injured were all brought to the Allegheny hospital, where every atten tion possible was given them. The serious cases are still there, while the others were either removed to their homes in Allegheny or continued ou their journey. The wreck was a peculiar one, and one that involved three trains the local freight, No. 21, the through freight, jno. yo, ana tno eastoonna passenger, No. 4, from Chicago. The local was standing at Valencia station uuloading freight when the through freight camo to the top of tho grade just east of Valencia. Tba engineer, who was on the lookout for No. 27, put on ihe air brrkes, but tbey refused to work, and his train went crashing into the local. Just at the timo tho two freights col lided the passenger came along on the eastbound track and was struck by the freight cars which were derailed at that moment. Tho engine and baggage car of the passenger train got through safely and broke away from the balauce of the train. The first passenger coach, J in which were a great many ladies, was ! crushed by a carload of oil well t ubing. ! The tubing was thrown with terrific force in every direction, causing most of the wounds received by the passengers. The wreckage was piled 25 or SO feet high in p'aces. VENCEDOR LOSES ON AN ERROR. Tho Canadian Yacht Canada Wins the In ternational Yacht Itace. Toledo, Aug. 27. The Canadian yacht Canada defeated the challenger Vencedor today aud won tho interna tional race. The Canada won by 26 seconds lime allowance after as pretty a contest as was ever sailed on Lake Erie. It was a hard race for tho Yan kee yacht to lose, for she had the race well won, but lost iu a most unfortu nate way. The course was five miles straightaway to leeward and return aud repeat. On the second turn Captain Barber could not distinguish tho stake boat. There were three boats in the lino flying the American flag aud there wTas nothing to indicate which was the real boat. Vencedor was headed prop erly for the right boat, but as she neared it, her captain seemed perplexed and undecided what to do. Finally he pulled away for the furthermost one and rounded them all. His error cost him the boat race, for he lost fully 2 minutes hunting for the right boat. Had he turned the boat properly the Vencedor would have won tho race by about one and a half minutes instead of losing it by a little less thau a half a minute. Powder Works Wrecked. Xexia, O., Ang. 27. The dry house at the Miami Powder works, five miles north of Xenia, blew np this morning, shaking the country for miles around, and killing Frank Eich, powder boss, and Silas Figgius, engineer of the works. Several thousand pounds of powder exploded, and tho loss to the company will be large. Gold Standard Democrats. , Boston, Aug. 25. The gold standard Democrats tire holding their state con vention here. Colonel Fellows of New York, Assistant Secretary of the Treas ury Hamlin and Congressman William Everett are among the prominentDemo- crats who will address the convention Lowers Stallion Kecord. Rigby Park, Me., Aug. 22. The famous pacing stallion Joe Patchen 1 A T a iowerea rne worm s stallion pacing record by one-quarter of a second, go ing the mile in 2:03 fiat on tho Rigby track yesterday afternoon. Two of the judges' watches showed the time to be one-fifth of a second less than 2:03. Six Thousand llutchered. Bbrlin, Aug. 25. The Cretan reform committee has issued iu this city a re port of the massacres in the island of Crete. According to this report it is estimated that (5,000 Christians have been butchered in Crete siuce Novem ber Inch PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS. The following proposed amendments to the Constitution of the State of Ne braska, as hereinafter set forth in full, are submitted to the electors of the State of Nebraska, to be voted upon at the general election to be held Tues day, NovembSr 3, A. D., 1896: A joint resolution proposing to amend sections two (2), four (4), and flvo (5,) of article sx (6) of the Consti tution of the State of Nebraska, relating to number of judges of the supremo court aud their term of office. Bo it resolved and enacted by tho Legisla ture of tho Stato of Nebraska: Section 1. That section two (2) of article six (0) of tho Constitution ot the State of Nebraska bs amended so a to read as fol- lOWH Section 2. The supreme eourt shall until otherwise provided by law, consist of Ave (5) judges, a majority of whom shall be neces sary to form a quorum or to pronounce a decision. lr shall ha vo original jurisdiction in cases relating to revenue, civil cases in which the state shall be a party, mandamus. quo warranto, habaas corpus, and such I appellate jurisdiction, as ny be provided by law. Section 2. That section four (4) of article six (5) of the Constitution of the State ot Nebraska, be amended so as to read as fol lows: Section L The judges of the supreme court shall bo elected by the electors of the state at large, and their term of office, ex cept as hereinafter provided, shall be for a period of not lesi than Ave (Si) years as the legislature may prescribe. Section a. That section Ave (S) of article six (B) of the Constitution of the State of Ne braska, be amended to read a3 follows: Section 5. At the first gene rat election to be held in they tar 1803. there shall be elected two (2) judges ot the supreme court one of whom shall be elected fur a term of two (2) years, one for the torm of four (i) years, and at each general election there after, there shall be elected one judge of ino supreme court ior ine term of nve (5) years, unless otherwise provided by. law; Provided, that the judges of the su preme court whoio terms have not expired at the timo of holding tho goneral elec tion of 1890, shall continue to hold their office for the remain ler of the term for which they were respectively commis sioned. Approved March 29, A. D. 1835. A joint resolution proposing an amendment to section thirteen (13) of article six of the Constitution of the State of Nebraska, relatiug to com pensation of supreme and district court judges. Be it resolved by tho Legislature of the State of Nebraska : Section 1. That section thirteen (13) of article six (S) of tho Constitution of the State of Nebraska be amended so as to read as fel lows: Sec. 13 The judge of the supreme and district courts shall receive for their services such compensation as may be provided by law, payable quarterly. The legislature shall at its first session after the adoption of this amendment, three-fifths of tho members elected to ea-jh house concurring, establish their compensation. The compensation so es tablished shall not be chanced oftcner than once in four years, and iu no event unless two-third of ths members elected to each house of tho legislature concur inerem. Approvel March 33, A. D.1893- A joint resolution proposing to amend section twouty-four (24) of article five (5) of the Constitution of the State of Nebraska, relating to com pensation of the officers of the executive department. Be it resolved and enacted bv the Legislature of the State of Nebraska: Section 1. Thit section twontv-four f2-T) of article five CO of thi Constitutioi of the :ate or iNeoraaHa be amended to read as fol lows : Section 24. The officers of the executive department of the state government shall receive ior their services a comueu-sation to be established by law. whL-h shall be neither increa-ied nor diminished during tho term for which they shall have been com missioned and they shtll not receive to their own me any fec-, costs, interests, upon pu lic moneys in their hands or under their control, perquisi.es of office or othar compen sation and all fejs that may here after be parable bv law for services performed br an officer providel for in this article shall be paid in advanco into the stato treasury- Tho legislature shall at its first session atter the adoption of this amend ment, three-fifths of the members elected to each house of the legislature con curring, establish the s Maries of tho officers named in this article. The com pensation so established shall not be changed oftener than once iu four years and in no event unlcsj two-thirds of the members elected to each hous-3 of the legislature concur therein. Approved March 29. A. D. 1833. A joint resolution proposing to amend section one (1) of article six (6) of the Constitution of the State of Nebras ka, relating to judicial power. B2 it resolved and enacted by the Legisla ture of th-i St ue .f Nebra4k;: Section 1. That sectioa on (i) of article six 09 of the Constitution of the Sta.e of Nebraska be amended to ead at follows : Section 1. The judicial power of this state shall bo vested in a supreme court, district courts, county couns justices of ihe lea e, po'i -c magistrates, aud in such other cour.s inferior to th i snprcnu ctfutt as may be created by law in which two-thirds of the mcmbc s elected to each house concur. Approved il irch 29, A. D. 1895 A joint resolution proposing to amend section eleven (11) of article six (G) of the Constitution of the State of Nebraska, relatiug to iucrease in num ber of supreme and district court judges. Bj it re3olvoJ nnd enacted by the Legislature of tho State of Nebraska : tectiou 1. Tliat section Ievea (11) of article s.x (u) of tha Constitution t.f the State ot iNebrasKa be amended to rea l a fol lows: Section 11. Tho legisature. whenever two- thirds of the memoers elected to each house shall concur thorein. may. in or nf.er the year one thousand iPht hundred and ninety-seven and not ottenor torn unco m every lour years, increase the number of judges of su preme and district courts, and tho judical districts of the state. Su.h district shall be formed of compact territory, and bounded by county lines: and such in I crease, or any change in the boundaries of a district, shall not vacate the office of any judge. Approved aiarcii hj, a. u. itsjo. A joint resolution proposiug to amend section six (6) of article one (1) of the j Constitution of the State of Nebraska, relatiug to trial by jury. Be it r.solved and iactd by the Legislature of th s State of Nebraska: Section 1. That section six (6). article one (1) of tho Constitution of the Stato of Ne braska be amend d to iv id as follows: Section 6. 'Ihe rkht of trial bv inrv shall remain inviolate, bn: the legislature may pro- viao imt in civil ncnom live-sixths or the jnry ma.r rendor a verdi:t. and tha legislature may al-o au horizi trial by a jury of a less numbar inan iweive men, in con s inferior to tho dis tries court. Approved March 29, A D. 1693. A joint resolution nronosinGr to amend section one (1) of article five (5) of the Constitution of Nebraska, relat ing to officers of the executive depart ment. Beitromlved and enacted by the Lcgisla ture of th State of Nebraska: ry l . section i. That poctlon one (l) or ar ticle five CO-of the Constitution of the state lows: oi xieorastcu l amended to read m fol Section L Tho executive department shall consist of a covernor. lieutenant-covernor. secretary of st'ite. auditor of pub'is accounts, treasurer, superintendent of nnblic in struction, attorney general, commissioner of public lands and buildings, nnd three railroad commissioners, each ot whom, excent the nal 1 railroad commissioners. shall hold hLs offlco for a term of two years, from the first Thursday after the first Tnd.i7 iu Jannarv. aftir his election, and until his successor is elcctel and qualified. Ea-h railroad com missioner shall hoLl Ms offlco for a term of three years beginning on the first Thurs lay after tho first Tnesdar in Jainarv a tar his election, and until his snccw Bor Is elected nd qui med: Provided, however. That nt the first general elec tion held after the adoytio.i of this amend ment there hall bo elected three railroad corumi-wioaerj. one for the period of one year, one for the period of two years, and one for the period of throa years. Th gov ernor, secretary of state, auditor of unh. lie accounts, and treasurer shall reside at tho capital dunnr their term, of offlser tker sHall keep the public record, Books and papers there and shall perform such du ties as may be required by law. Approved March 30, A. D. 1805. A joint resolution proposing to amend section twenty-six (26) of ar ticle five (5) of the Constitution of the State of Nebraska, limiting the num ber of executive state officers. Be it resolve! and enacted by tho Leg islature of the State of Nebraska: Section L That section twenty-six (28) of article five (5) of the Constitution of the State of Nebraska bo amended to read as follows: Section 26. No other executive state offi cers except those named in section oni (1) of this articte shall be created; excepc by an act of the legislature which is concurred in by not less than three-fourths of the members elected to each house thereof: Provided, That any office created ;by au act of the legislature may be abolished by the legislature, two-thirds of tho mem bers elected to each house thereof concur ring. Approved March 30. A- D.. 1835. A joint v resolution proposing to amend sectiQnnine (9) of article eight (8) of the Constitution of the State of Nebraska, providing for the investment of the permanent edncatioual funds of the state. Be it resolved and enacted by the Legisla ture of the State of Nebraska: Section 1. That sectio-i nine (D) of article eight (S) ot the Constitution of tho State of Ncbtaska be amended to read as fol lows: Section 0. All funis belonging to the stato for educational purposes, tho interest and income whereo' only are to be usoJ, i-hill be deemed trust funds held by the state. and the a lato shill supply all losses there of that may in any manner accrue, so that the same fhall remain forever inviolate and undiminished, aud shall not bo in vested or loanod except ou United Statej or state securities, or reiriscered county bonds or registered scho 1 district bonds of this state, and suh fund with thi inter est and income thereof are hereby solemn ly pledged for the purpose for whi h they are granted aud set apart, nnd shall not be transferred to any other fund for other uses; Provided. Tho board crca?el by section 1 of this article is empowered to sell from time to time any of the securities belonging to the permanent s hool fund and invest the proceeds arising therefrom in any of the securities enumerated in this section bear ing a higher rate of interest whenever an opportunity for better investment is pre sented; And provided further. That when any warrant upt-n the state treasurer reg ularly is-med in pursuance of an appropri ation by the legislature and secured by the levy of a tax for its payment, fhall be presented to the state treasurer for payment, and there shall not be any money in the proper fund to pay such warrant, tho board created by section 1 of this artic'o m iy direct the state treas urer to pay the amount due oi su -h war rant from moneys iu his hands lclonging to the permanent school fund of the state, and he shall luld said warrant as an in vestment of said permanent school fund. Approved March 29. A. D 1893. A joint resolution" proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Nebraska by adding a new section to article twelve (12) of said constitution to bo numbered section two (2) relative to the merging of tho government of cities of the metro politan class and the government of the counties wherein such cities are located. Be it resolved and enacted by the Legis lature of the State of Nebraska: Section 1. That article twelve (12) of the Constitution of the State of Nebraska be amended by adding to said article a new sec tion to Le numbered section two (2) to read as follows: Section 2. Thi government of any city of the metropo.'tan class" and the gov ernment of the county in which it is located may be merged wholly or in part when a p'roposition so to do has been submitted by authority of law to tho voters of such city and county and re ceived the assent of a majority of the votes cast in such city and also a majority of the votei cast in the county exclusive of those cast in such metropolitan city at such election. Approved March 29. A. D. 1E93. A joint resolution proposing an amendment to section six (6) of article seven (7) of tho Constitution of the State of Nebraska, prescribing the manner in which votes shall be cast. Be it resolved and enacted by tho Legislat ure of the State of Nebraska : Section 1. Thit section six (6) of article sevin (7) of tho Constitution of the State of Nebraska be amcnJcd to read as fol lows: Section 6. A'l votes sh.ll bi by baKot. or such other method as may be prescri? el by law. provided thi secrecy of vo;ing bo preserved. Approved March 9. A D. 1S93. A joint 'resolution proposiug to amend section two (2) of article four teen (14) of the Constitution of the State of Nebraska, relative to donations to worlts of internal improvement and manufactories. Bvi it resolved and e. acted by thn Leg islature of th State of Nebraska: Section 1 That pcc'iun two 00 of nrticlo fourteen (1-0 of the Cons itu.ion of th State of Ncbiajka, be auiend-d to ruul as follows: Sw-c. 2. No city, county. own, precinct, municipality, or other snbui vision of lho state, shalt ever make donations to any works of internal improvement, or manufactory, nnlesi a proposition so to do shall have been first submitted to tho qualified electors and ratifij.l by a two thirds vote at an election by authority of law; Provided. That such donations of a county with the donations of such sut di visions in the aggregate shall not exceed ten per cent of the assesu-d valuation of such county; Provided, further, lhnt any city or county may, by a three-fonrtln vote, increase fueh indebtedness five per cent, in addition to such ten per cent an I no bonds or evidences of indebtedness so Issued shall be valid unless th same nh 1 h-ive endorsed thireon a certificate signed by the secretary and auditor of state, showing that the same is issuel pursuant to law. Approved March 29, A. D., 1803. I, J. A. Piper, secretary of stato of tho state of Nebraska, do hereby certify that the foregoing proposed amendments to the Constitution of the State of Ne braska are true and. correct copies of the original enrolled and engrossed bills, as passed by the Twenty-fourth session of the legislature of the State of Nebraska, as appears from said original bills on file in this office, and that all and each of said proposed amendments are submitted, to the qualified . voters of tho State of Ne braska for their adoption or reject iou at the general election to be held on Tuesday, the 3d day of November, A. D., 1890. In testimony whereof, I havo here unto set my hand and affixed tho great seal of the State of Nebraska. Done at Lincoln this 17th day of July, in the year of our Lord, OneiThou sand", Eight Hundred and Ninety-Six, of the Independence of the United. States the One Hundred and Twenty- First, and of this state the Thirtieth. (Seal.) T. A. PD?ER, Secretary of State.