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TWELFTH YEAR. OMAHA , NEB , , WEDNESDAY MORNING , JULY J2 , 20 , SHELLED OUT , The Eain of Lead in AlDxandri Effective anil Continuous , The British Ploet Succeed in Silencing the Outer Porte. But the Inner Guns Respond Feebly to the Mammoth Sniooth-BoreB. The Arab Chief Retreats and Wants to Meet the Red Coats on Terra Pirma. Continental Comment Severely Adverse to the Bom bardment. Far-Reaching Complications Looked for in the Near Futuro. The Fronoli Generally Condemn the Hnsto of Their Grasping Neighbors- -A Variety of Other Foreign News THE WAR IN EGYPT. National frcw Association. HOSTILITIES UOMMKNCED. ALEXANDRIA , July 11. The bom "bardrnent commenced at 7 o'clock thi morning. The shipa Alexandria Sultan and Superb opened fire upoi the fortifications. The battiiVica a , once replied and the action became general. The shots trom the fort fell short of the shipa. All the flee joined in the action. After twenty minutes' cannonade two of the forts ceased firing. Port Pharos appears to ba much damaged. The ship have not suffered perceptibly. The people have deserted the city. BOMI.UlIIXa ! ALKXANDUIA , The ironclads Sultan and Superb led of ) ' . Thu Egyptian batteries were ready and replied instantly. The ahota from the forta at first fell con Blderably short of the ships of the fleet. It took a quarter of an hour , notwithstanding all the preparation , for tlio3 guns to got settled reliably iy down to their work of destruction. i > At 7:15 : a. in. the action' had become general. The cannonading from the licet aftar it had g i1 fairly under way wua simply of most perfeci specimens of uaval warfare witnessed in modern times , The guns had been all ehottcc trained for nearly twenty-four hours , but when the actual order to m * open fire was given , the crisis made \ the gunners noticeably nervous ; but this lasted only for a moment. Within twenty minutes from the firet shot the men aboard the ships steadied to their work in such grand ntylo that every shot did just what it waa fired to do. So effective had been the Uritith fire for the puat ton minutes that : is this moment two of the Alexandria forts ITH already completely sileneod. Fort Pharos is much damaged. Tuo lig'U- house ii deatroje'I. 7:25 : u. in. IS'ot.vitlistandinj ? t' o teiriblc work already done by the ahipi ft iho II tot , .imJ iiutwitlmritnd- t 'I'M mivMcu tire which replied for a luii , t m" from thu furls , but little damage i < > any of the shipa ia visible niH noun has been reporttd. ' . ' . l'OHT-5 1ILOW.N IU' 9 ; v in , The bombardment has boon . .i.iuj on continuously for some houri rha umoko from the cannons has bci : < mon cluck , heavy cloud , im- ponutri'jii goiiBr.illy by C-VDII fine glaneea. It ia of course luipoieiblu to form any cdtimato of damage done on land , but that it ia very great cinnot bo doubted , Fort Marj.i haa been blown up. Fort Elkinn 1m been blown up. Fire from the other forta ia noticeably ulnckning , 9:15 : a. m. The srnoko luu Ifted for a moment. Thu top of Fort Pharos can bo plainly acen. The top tower of it hna been carried away. The fl ig of the Geneva croM can bo seen flying over the hospital. Now at this hour (9:20 ( : a. in. ) not a human being can bo acen in any of the streets. The people who have not left the tonn havu crowded in the cellars. Not a sign of surrender haa yet been exhibited. Before the opening of thobo'iKu.- mcnt Admiral Seymour i i ! .in order prohibiting the entrance of any morcnntilo steamer into the Suez canal during the continuation of the bom bardment. liotween 9 a. m. and this hour firing from the fort haa boon spasmodic and entirely ineffective , No offer of Burrender has been made and no sign of truce has boon ofFered , Tlio firing ia now only occasional and from but few of the forta. Moat of the forta appaar to have boon silenced. The magazine of Fort Saida and another fort has just been blown up. The ileot BO arranged ita fire that it commands perfectly the railway to Cairo. No retreat that way ia prob able , The ironclads are so managed thai Arabi cannot got away from Alexandria by daylight. HILKNT FOUlri. LONDON , Juno 11 An Alexandria dispatch dated G30 ; p m. , nays Khe- diva'a yacht , Mahrouaaa , waa atruck by a stray shot from a harbor fort It ia eaid the Khedive's sona were on board , An admiralty dispatch Bays , Fort Alex , and all other forts on the sea front of the peninsula are silenced , and an effectual atop haa been put to the batteriea on Murabpah. The Monarch and Penelope still engage * * * ft the batteries inaido the harbor. Th bittorirs between Alexandra ntu Hatnolh continuu working. AIUni'fl HF.TUKAT. The lntcat news from the beleagur cd city confirms the reports that Arab has ordered the ovncution of nil forts Seymour will commence atlack o Fort Gabtio and harbor forts in th morning. It is reported Hint n fore will bo landed to spike the guns i aomo of the forts. Tlioro is a panic nt Port Said am French citizens arc ordered to am bark. bark.An An official list of British losses i the bombardment is , killed 5 , wound ed 27. A detachment from the In flexible succeeded in blowing up hoar guns at Fort Mox with dynamite. MOKE moors. LONDON , July 11. Another bat talion has boon ordered to Egypt im mediately. THE IIUINH. ALKXANDHIA , July 11. Account received from thu lloet concur as t the accuracy of the gun practice dur ing the bombardment. The damag to the forts is tremendous. Severn are heaps of ruins. The khodivo' palace , Kas Et Tin , is burning. HOW IT TAKES. National AtnocUted Press. COMMENTS ON THE WAI ! . CONSTANTINOPLE , July 13. The re ply of the sultan to Dullbrin is con sidorcd significant and belief is outer taincd England may after all hav committed a political blunder in al lowing Seymour to begin the war The sultan likewise told Dufibrin tha when ho said that Seymour was do tcrmined to bombard Alexandria bo cauao of the refusal of the governor o : Alexandria to eurronder to foreign nd iiu'rale , cities and forts ii time of peace ho , ( the sultan ) , immediately telegraphed the Turkial : minister of England , instructing him at once to request Earl Qrativillo to have England abstain its hostility , which would constitute , i grave in fraction of the porto's rights ant interests in Egypt. From these utterances the sultan ia nuppoacd to bo advised in the interest of aomo strong anti-English European power. INDIGNANT FRENCHMEN. PAUIS , July 11 Lessopa , ngont 61 the Suez canal company , formally pro tested against closing the canal and has given notice ho will hold England responsible for all losses to the com pauy mid also for violation of the neutrality guaranteed the canal. Ad miral Seymour yesterday issued an order closing vho cinal during the bombardment. His authority for issuing the order ia unknown , but the result will lead to complications. M. Froycinct has been ollieially no tified that the sultan will send no troops to Egypt. PAKIS , July 11. The announcement mont of hostilities in Egypt has been the principal topic of conversation to day. The attitude taken by Victor lff Loeaeps regarding the Suez canal is approved by the masses. Fur BOO ; ing Frenchmen nsfcurt that in the ncr.r future complications will arise which will eventually involve all the greal powers. FUENOII CITIZENS OUUEIIEI ) OUT. ALEXANDRIA , July 11. French citi zens have boon notified to leave on ac count of the probable occupation ol Fort Saida by the English this even ing. EVACUATION. LONDON , July 11 , C p. m. An ad miralty dispatch from Alexandria states that Arabi Boy has ordered the evacuation of all the forts. A HECUET TREATY. P.AIIIS , July 11. A dispatch to Fi garo says Tonlba Pasha yesterday went to the palace Has Et Tin and in formed the khcdiyo that ho must consider sidor himself a prisoner. A cordon o Egyptian troops aurrounded Dorviecli Pasha's residence , setlcinir to carry of ] Dorvisch , but without success. It is reported hero that England has nil along had a secret understanding with Tuikey , and that M. Froycinct cnows of a secret treaty. HIE I'OIITK'S ' rilOTEST. CONSTANTINOPLE , Juno 11 , The lorto renewed his demand upon the Snglish government to put n stop to > ombardmont. The ambassadors at ho conference eont the porto a note nviting armed intervention of Turkey. THE tfKJ'KOT. NEW YOUK , July 11. The effect of ho war on American trade is expected o bo beneficial , rather than other- vifjo. The tea market , here is over- tockcd and the closing of the Suez anal would give an opportunity to ork oil' the Bupoilluoua stock. Ltnorican cotton will bo relieved from Egyptian competition. English extort - tort trade will suffer from thu closing f the canal , giving an advantage to ur exports , Bonding by Pacific rail- ay and Pacific mull sttamerj. The omand for American broadatufTs will lao increase if the war ia of long uration , FOHEIGN NEWS atlonal Afsothted l'rc 9. FUNEUAL OF KKOHKLm' . MO.SCOW , July 11. The funeral of Skobeleff yesterday was an imposing ioromonial. Reqniom muss was cole- > rated by Archimandrite Athanaaius , n the presence of a distinguished an- embluge , including Grand Dukes Nicholas and Alexis , J'rinco Dolga- oukow and all the generals in MOB- ow. The czar Bent a message of con- olonco. Ono hundred thousand poole - ) lo were in the streets. The body ras taken to lliazn for interment. IltlftU COEUCION. LONDON , July 11. The Irish rimes'bill passed the liouso of lords. Auction O1T , National Associated 1'reea. CINCINNATI , July 11 , No bidders or Wealoyan college ; sale declared ff. Flight of Convicts- ; UoniI Amounted I'jtaia. MiNNKJiroLis , Minn. , July 11 , 'urnkey Riley was knocked down by i prisoner in the jail last night. Ills cey was taken from him and ten con- icts liberated , DAVITT'S FAREWELL , The Last Address to the Irish Hosts iu Now Yorlr. The Finn of the Campaign Landlords in Irolnml. Unltod for Linud and Liberty. National AwoclntoJ Press. NK\V YOIIK , July 11. Michael D.ivitt delivered his lasf. address in America to-night. Ho says ho will loll Parnoll when ho gets to Ireland that ho will toll the Irish people ho has his own opinion of a system ot nationalization of land proprietorship and will agrco to differ with Parnoll on the question and make them subsequent for the time being to the welfare of the land league , but still ho holds his own opinion. It requires all the skill and diplomacy of the Irish leaders to moot the questions of the hour , and there is no time for quarrels , The landlords' ' league subscribed threemillion with which to induce immigration from England and Scotland to work land , but if they raised three hundred mil lions they will bo as far from gaining their object as before. The English are throwing up their hats on a sup posed split in the Land League , but ho will bo in Ireland in a few days and show theao gentlemen that they reck oned without their hosts , and that the combined forces of the Land League will bo brought against thorn. BUCKING THE BUCKS. A Hard Dut Successful Fight Atminat Apachos. National ABBodatoJ 1'rces. CHICAGO , July 11. Forty Apache jucka attacked the town of Globe , Ariz , on the 7th , but were repulsed jy thu citizens after a hard fight. The Indians tried to set lire to the louBca but without success. One white man was wounded. The Indian casualties are not known. They ro- : roatod in the direction of Salt river , driving oil the stock of ranchers. A i.trty of fifteen men followed and yesterday four companies of the Third rivalry started in purnuit. The Iron Men. Stitlcmal Associated Press. CHICAGO , July 11. Work at tlio rolling mills at .Day View was ro- surged this morning , and about 1,500 die men commenced work. Calumet ron Jind strol company , Chicago , not at work 150 non-union men this morn- ng. A largo equad of special police wcro sworn in. The union men claim there will bo no trouble. The lUuttml mortgage. EUIE , Pa. , July 11. The Mutual Tologr.iph company has issued , . ! ' ] million bonds bearing ox : per p u7tn : ercst coin , and given a mortgdgo for ; hiit amount in favor of the Now York rust company. The Eighteenth Illinois. < tlon l Associated 1'roee. EAST ST. Louis , July 11. The ro mb'iicans to-day nominated W.0. . [ Cutlller for congress from the Eigh- ; conth district. His opponent on the democratic ticket is lion. William Morrison. Marino. National Associated Press. NEW YOIIK , July 11. Sailed , Wyom ing for Liverpool , Alps for Kingston ; arrived , Gdllm from Liverpool. NOUILLE , July 11. Arrived , Hibor man from Montreal. LAHNE , July 11. Arrivsd , State of Florida from Now York. UAMIIUUO , July 11 Arrived , West Philadelphia from Now York. LONDON , July 11. Arrived , Persian Monarch from Now York , HAVRE , July 11. Sailed , Denmark rom Nuw York. A Fatal Duel. I'atlona ) AonOcUtod 1'ress. MATAMORAS , Mox. , July 11. Cap ain Alvoro and Major Cordova , oil ! era of the Second regiment , fought v duel yesterday nt San Luis Potosi. llvoro fell at the hrst shot. Cordova iod after removal from the field. 'ho nature of the quarrel is unknown , Delaware Democrats. atlonal Associated I'ruu , WILMINOTON , Del , , July 11. The omocratic state convention was ailed to-day to meet August 22d , t Dover. The republican convention icota July 25th. Frost Bittoii National Associated L'reaa. DENVER , Col. , July 11. Froat fell i Mountain valley last night , No am ago. Suicide. iktloral Aftooclatecl ficm , PHILADELPHIA , July 11. A young nan , gentlemanly in appearance , sup- osod to bo named William Keens , ccompariiud a girl to a house of > ad character , corner of Seventh and Votd streets , to-night. As soon ns 10 entered ho blow out his brains ith a pistol. Penn ylvnniu Domoarat * . atloiml AhbOclAtwl Vtovt. PHILADELPHIA , Juno 11. The can- ulutu on thu ntato democratic ticket o-nipht elo-.ted W. W. Ilonsol , of jincaator , chairman of the atato com- littoe. _ A Murcleriui ; Son. atlonal Asuoilatuu l'iu n GRAND RAPIDS , Mich. , July 11 ugust Hefner , aged 29 , mm living ear Gooperavillo , kicked liu mother n the aide of her head afow days ago , oin thu directs of whicti aha died on 10 Oth. The murderer has tied. Prizes. ttlonal AsKocIitvl Prcoa. NEW ORLEANH , La. , July 11. The monthly drawing of the Louisiana lot tery took pl co to-day. First prize , $75,000 , was drawn by 85,00 ; ? , sold In Chicago , Detroit and Hoidsvllle , N. C. ; second , $25,000 , , unsold ; thiid , $10,000 , by 00,070 , sold in this city and Mount Vermin , Miss. The city council has p.isswl an ordi nance permitting the establishment of a union depot. CAPITAL NOTES. NUIonul AwocUtcd Trow. THE TAIUFK MKMU'Us. WASIIINOTON , July 11. A circular is to bo issued by the tariff commis sion , calling for corrcsnondenco from all desiring to furnish information , to bo addressed to President John L. Hayes , West End Hotel , Long 0 ranch. THK CROPS. The agricultural department re-turns show the condition ot corn low. Thu next eighty days muat bo very advan tageous to allow oven a medium yield. The prospects are good for the best yield of spring wheat over garnered. Winter wheat averages higher than any previous July. The condition of rye , oats and barley ia also high , Natlotnl AdeocUtoU 1'rcM SKNATK rnot WASHINGTON , July 11. The report of the conference couimitteo on the bank charter bill > raa a recd to. The river and harbor bill waa taken up. Senator Harriaon'a amendment appropriating § 50,000 to provide for aurvey and estimate of the coat of a reservoir at the headwaters of the Mississippi waa rejected. On motion of Jones ( Fl.i. ) the ap [ > ropriatlon for continuing the iin- lirovomont of Ponaacola luuhor w.ia increased from $25,000 to § 70,000. The bill tras then reported to the senate. Senator Ingalls demanded a aoporato votp on each amendment. So ordered. Adjourned at 7:10 : p. m. HOOSU OK ItlU'UKSUM'ATlVEH. The housn spent the day on the sundry civil appropriation bill , and without completing at ( J o'clock , ad journed , A BLOODY RIOT. Roughs unu Italians at Point. Nutloiul Atsoclntoil 1'rcai. JEILSEY CITY , N. J. , July 11. A ) loody encounter occurroJ thwaftor- 10011 between roughs and Italians employed in place of striking freight landlora on the Erie dccko. 'i'ho roughs attacked the Italiuun fir t , and he latter dofi > iided themselves with revolvoro and knives. Four ot the at tacking party were shot , one fatally. The Italians driven to the watur , tried o gut on a oloop by climbing on the lawsor. The yrow of the sloop cut .ho . hawser in ( two , aud the Italians oil into the wr.tcr and were drowned. L'ho riot was finally quelled by the lolico. The Italians remaining wore SPORTING. N itlcual AaaocUtxd I'IVM 1IAHU HALL. PiiiLADKLrniA , July 11. Athlotica 7 , Atliiitica 3 ; Philadolphhw 8 , Bur- linglons 2 NEW Yonic , July 11. Metropoli tans 11 , Yalca 1. READING , Pa. , July 11. Aclivca of Reading 2 , Merrills of Camden 1 , imraiiTcN HKACH KACEH. NKW YOIIK , Juno 11. Brighton Beach races wore continued to-day. First rneo , $050 , throo-quartors of a mile , four startera , waa won by Baron Fevosot , Guvoraor second ; time , Second race , § 200 , three quarters of a milo ; cloven starters , was won by Bedouin , Tittlehal second. Time , Tlio third race , $250 , aovon furlongn , eight atartora , was wm ; > by Bonhour , Gladatono second ; time l'J2. ! The fourth raw , $200 , milu and u half , five atartora , waa won by Joe Minroy , Mulice second ; time 2JM. : ! The fifth race , hurdle , § 250 , milo and a quarter , five Btarters , waa won by Lilho Merion , King Durnmn second end ; time 2:201 : j IIANLON 1 III ! IlOWKIt. I'ouoNTO , Out. , July 11. Hanlon has nlmoat inlircly lecovoicd from hia reount illness , and offjrn to low any five ) mon in the world within -18 houra of each other , two miles straight away or turn , far § 1,000 to § 2,000 a aide on any suitable courao in the con tinent , luilioatious. Natlo ml AtsocIatoJ I'ron. WASHINGTON , 1) . 0 , , Juno 12 , 1 n. m. For the uppur Miaaiaaippi valley , partly cloudy weather , loc'il raina , winds mostly northwesterly , dationary anil lower temperature , und generally higher pressure. Fortho Missouri valley , fair weather , preceded by rum in thu southern par- lion , norlhwesl winds , Btationury or lower temperature , and higher prca- ruro. Bourbon Bolters. tftttorul A tocluUJ 1'riM NASIIVILI.K , Tcnn. , July 11 , The bolting wing of thu democratic ) stnto invention anKCinblod to-day ; 200 delegates present , Gun. Frank Clieat- ham waa permanent chairman. A platform waa adopted sustaining the ntato debt aettlemont by the last legislature. Joaeph Fuaaol , of Maurice - rico county , waa nominated for gov- ornor. _ National Arohory Club. N'atloual Auoiiitoil 1'row , OHIOAOO , July 11. The tourna- muni of the National Archery associa tion opened thia morning , and will continue through Wednesday and Thursday. Archera are prcBont from thii clupa of Brooklyn , Newark , N , J. , Cincinnati , liatllo Crook , Mich. , Highland 1'ark , III. , Williamsport , Pa. , Rivcraido , III. , mid Chicago. The ahooltug to day ia thu contoat for the national medala , and u nurnbur of ladiea and gentle are participating , A STRONG BLOW , Southwest Nobrnfkft Vioitoc by a Benrdloes Cyclone. Heavy Ralu and Hall Sovnrolj- - juro * Crops SoToral Unroofed. SpecJM ni'iutchos to Tlio Hoc. HUIIIIKLL , Nob. , July 11. A aovoro storm of wind and rain struck tin place from the north at 8:15 : this morning. A dwelling house , one am a half miles west , waa knocked down No damage to any great extent oxccp in spots. Crops on II. II. Johnson's farm , five milca southeast , were badly cut by hail , lloports between this point and Guido Hock on the B. & M. indicate the damage is alight. CHESTER , Nob. , July 11. A heavy storm of wind and rain struck hero at 8:35 : .hia morning. The people fled to cellars aud other plaeeaof aafety. Hail foil between this place and Hub. ron , county Beat of Thayer county , cutting cropi badly and do'ng ' much damago. Two miles southeast ol this place farmers report about one-third of the corn crop down and destroyed. Small grain laya ilat. HASTINOS , Neb , , July 11. A terri trio wind and hail storm visited this city this moaning , unroofing the depot and elevator and overturning the achool houeo at Glcnvillo. Oropa are badly d imaged. NEW YORK NOTES. Southern nnUMoxlcun HtillroadaTho Murclmnts und tbo StrlltoraTho Iron Monldoru. Natlon.il ARiOclntcd I rtn NLW YOIIK , July 11. It in reported that a syndicate has negotiated n loan of § 7,000,000 to finish ami equip the Tennessee , Virginia it Georgia mil- road. Muyor Low made Iho address of welcome at thu second day's suasion of tin * iron mouldera' inli-r.-nuioniil union in Brooklyn , John Scuilen of S. . Liuia lui/i been appointed cenoral in magor of the Mexican Nulionul luilrum' ' , sal.iry § 225,000. The line from Liredn to Monterey will bo finished next month , the whole road within a , your. A conference of merchants at the Fifth avenue hotel laal evening iidopt- ed resolutions aympathizing with the striking freight handlers , and appoint ed a committee' to confer with the railroad representatives. Michael Daviit conlributod § 25 to slrikera * funds. The" national sanitary reform and local improvement association was or ganized /-"it May "tp JHipopd Lakg , The British iiuornntionul rillo team leave for this country by Nteamor Alaska in August , For .u Appropriation. Natlunal Aiwui.iaiud 1'ruen PHILADELPHIA , Pa. , July 11. Con siderable consternation has been caused at League Inbnd navy yards over Secretary Olmndlor'a orders dia- charging the entire list of employes , including mechanics , clerks and la borers. This meana the yard ia to bo entirely cloned unless anappropriition for ilH support ia put in thu sundry civil bill , Coal Miuorn' Strike. Natlo al HKIII AiRichtlan. 1'llII.ADKLPHIA , July 11. TllO Knighta of Labor are considerably incensed at the action of the coal exchange on sending ono hundred mmera trom this city last evening to take thu place of striking Knights in thu Oluailicld region. Gotlium Nutloiml Aiuoclfttcd I'net , NEW YORK , July 11. The hot weather continues. Many deaths of children occurred and several fatal nun atrokcs of adults. Deaths for the twenty-four houra 17 ! ) , of which 58 weru c.umod by the hunt. SKIN VS. GREASB. rin-llllnK Contort Dotwoon th Thin und Kiit Mon of Exotor. Corro-ionilcnco | of 'I'ho lieu , HXLTER , Neb , , July 10 , Eiotor'H male population ucunm to bo pretty evenly divided into two classea of manly beauty , fat men forming ono and their leaner brulhi on the other , Considerable rivalry oxiata between tlioBu two worthy clana for physical aiiprcmaoy , and while thu "futtioa" look with contempt upon anything under I'M pounds live weight , the "Icaniea" consider quality before juantity and feel a supreme confidence in their own ability to carry oil' the ionor.1. A wreatlo with the national jiimo waa proposed au a fair means of deciding their rolativu merits , and list Saturday morning Fat vo. Loan stopped into thu diamond to gain thu right to popular favor. Thu "fattiea" won the tow , nndoonl thu "leuniua" to thu bat. Some very t ll'tictlvo work waa done in this , thu lirst inning , by thu le n braves , who kept thu fattiea hunting leather all over the field until ono could almost "hear them sweat. " A good half hour of this kind of work served both to cool their ardor iuid heat their blood to boiling point , and the con viction began ulowty to ateil in on their heated imaginations that playing ball with their vocal organa und do- foaling their loin opponents waa not ono und thu aamu thing. The luanlea weru retired at last , with nine runs to their credit , and the fattioa waddled in off I ho field to try their luck with the stick , They only succeeded in gaining five tallies , am from that point of the gamu to th cloao the leanies steadily drew ana from them. The game was called a the end of the sixth inning , the scor standing Lcanies ! IS , Fatties 17. On the side of the lleahly tins special mention should ba made of the excellent playing of triino host Wood ard , of thu Uoodard house , who cov ered first IMSO in a style worthy o "Biby" Anson himsolf. The boya do say ho sat , down on the ball once or twice in his ellbrta to pick it up , bu Woodard himself claima that anj player i liable to make a fumblo. M r. W. B. Thompson , the genial agent ol the B. to M. , pitched for the "fatties.1 Ho inciiluntlj * nccomplial-ud a very pretty double play in the third in nings. Mr. W. 11. Taylor , ono of Exotor'a enterprising merchants , car ried oil" the honors for thu "leanies. " Ho was cool and comfortablu in light suit which consisted principally of a glad smile of confidence and a pair of socks , the latter worn without ohooa , rendered him very swift ot foot in running bases. The entire male population turned out to eeo the contest , and judging from the laughter and applause , were highly entertained. Everything Indicates line crops for Kxotur this fall and the merchants are laying in largo stocks in anticipation of a rich harvest. Everybody hero roads THE BKE and gratefully acknowledge their obliga tiona for thu bold al-and you have taken in aupportof anti-monopoly and the farmers' alliance. "TuoK. " TWIN CITIES. Blue Springs nud Wymoro Hivala ia Business Bater- priuee , but the Best of Friends. A Plan for Tlintr Union nud tun DlvUiim of Giio | County. UnrreiiotiiU | > nco ol Thn llco. Suldom , if over , li.n it been the for- : uno of the writer t > visit two towns ocnted nimilar to NVymoru und Blno Springa , Nob. , and containing within hemsolvcs so much that la of publio ntercst. Inacuitain aonao both are railroad towns , Hluu Springs dopund- ng upon the Union Pacific , and Wy- nero upon the Burlington & Missouri railroad. Wymoro has grown np rithin the preaont year with imC § el- ) ua rapidity , Aa thu two towns * , ro Almost within calling distance of each other , a fierce alrifo aroao at once for the rado and palronatru of thu surround- ng country. Thia war of competition vns waged incosaantly , and there waa a general fooling prevalent that one or ho other would , in the end , go down. gf OTlato g a nan -fj'-nn j. > tm . " \ > ootl p"t all concerned that in their opposition to each other the twins are only injuring themselves , while the bono- tits , if any , are in favor of putaido parties. All enmity and atrifo has boon laid aaide , and the business men of the two placca are working in com mon for the union of the towns. Wymoro haa applied for u char ter of 11 city of the second claas , although it haa never been organized as n town. It ia mid to bo the first caie of the kind in the. alato where a city charter haa boon applied for before there has been any town or ganization. Somu of thu wino men of vicini y say it will require a special ac.1 of the legislature. In casu the two towns are united this would bu avoided , as Blue Springa would bo in- corpoatud aa a city , taking in Wy moro , and a now name would bo given to thu city. Tlioro ia still moro to bu gninod in the ni/on / ] of the two placea. G.igo county iaVTi , t bo might called a koublo county , and if Wymoro and Blue Springa can control voten enough to divide the county , their city would bo the county iioat of the southern half. This would , aa a mittcr of courno , add miioh to thu im portance of the city. The dividing line would bo just Houth of Beatrice , the prommt county Boat of Gigo. The settlement of the Otoo reserva tion will bu an advantage to AVymoro , aa It will furnish thorn conaidorablo country trado. On the Fourth of July a union celebration wua hold at the grove be tween the two towna and was produc tive of much good feeling. Each town contributed ita aharo to the amusement and ontortainmunt of all present. At the close of the exercisea three choora were given for thu union and future prosperity of Wymoro and Blue Springa that made the whole grove echo and ro-oeho from ono side to the other. It is the sincere wish of THE BKE that this union may take place and limt it may bo productive of much to the people of both towna. A. 0. D. SLAVEN'S YOSEM11'E COLOGNE , Msdo from the wild llowera of the FAR KAMKD YOSKMITE VALLEY , it is the most fragrant ot perfumoa. Manufactured by 11. B , Slavon , San Frunciaco. For Hilo in Omaha by W. J. Whitehouso and Konnard Broa , , & Co. DIM ) . XOHTON In thlj city , July Uth at 10 p. in.Atio \ Norton , aeil ( If muntha , Funeral took pluca from the roildonco , North Thiitecnth utreet , ut U p , m. , July 10th. A nappy Family. Pullrd Iroin tlio linaut , \\\cct < \ d from thu bottle , htonuLha will kour and lullk will curJlu ; lliby lull lujali ull tluuil.lit. lloubchDUl buiupltiL'huails in autul fright. Don t iluny , 'twin thin wi'h ' Victoria Nl ht wa < lilil out without Custorlu , Wlit-ii oilh kit. lor ixuufuUluinucr. All uiU tliclr jirajtra auJ tlcja like thuudor. "In the Goila , or the Coining Con llict , " for sale at Seaman's and tlio "Antiquarian , " 11-tf SPRINGFIELD , A City m a Dny Its Marvel ous Growth and De- volopuiont. A Boo Uoportor's Visit to tlio TOWM And Ills Cordial Reception by the People A story la told of an ancient hun ter and warrior who chanced , while abroad , to moot n monster dragon. The plucky hunter , unaccustomed to fear , closed in combat with the ter rible boast. Fortune favored the liuntor , and soon the dragon lay deaden on the ground. Taking the teeth of the monster ho sowed thorn broadcast over the field. No sooner waa this done than a host o mon sprang up , aa it wore , out of the earth , armed with awords , and spears , and battle axes , and all the paraphernalia of war. Seeing the weapons in their hands and mowing from instinct their use , these aona of the earth turned , oaoh man ipon the ono nearest , and a terrific jattlo ensued. Such in substance ia ; ho old Greek legend. Aa wo read those old superstitions ) f the past wo amilo at their absurdity md marvel how people over could liavu believed such improbable atorioa At the same time wonderful things are happening in our own day that are even moro wonderful than 'tho events of bygone agca. Such at least waa the opinion of THE BEK reporter , aa ho alighted early ono morning from the cara at Springfield , Nob. , and waa told that nix months ago , in ilnco of the thru ing village , there waa nothing but n cornfield. Not only had men , armed with the implo- nonts of honeat toil , sprung up , but dwelling houses , hotob , stores and ihurohea. Like the rnon in the Greek egend , no sooner were they in a poai- .ion to contend thnn the battle opened , : ut in thia caoo it waa a good na- -ured opirit of competition , the secret of All Hiiccesa in business , and thu soul met hfo of every enterprise in town. The hiatoijr of Springfield , in brief , ia ihia : Mr. J. D. Spearman , knowing \ , lmt tlioro was need of a town at which the farmora could obtain necca- aary suppliea and find a market nearer at hand , and perceiving that the com- ( lotion of the Miaaourt Pacific rail road would make it possible , gave a ono half section of land for the orec- , ion of the depot , Tlio town was laid out , and about the first of last lanuury building commoncod. It vould bo impossible to toll how rapidly the work progroaaed ; "it it ouf- icient to see what the town ia at ) reaent. Tlio ponplo do not expect hat it will bo a Chicago , but they do > xpcot that it will alwayabo ono oi the ivolioat towna of Sarpy county. Some ire BO aanguino as to look forward to ta being the county aoat. Surroundo/1 ' jy itlwaya n live town ia good. preaont Springfield contains thrco ho- , olB , while the plans nro bo ; 113 drawn 'or the fourtn. The now hotel will bo ocated on the corner of Firat and jtato atroot , oppoaito the depot , and will bo10x10 on the ground and tiv'o torioa in height. B. Magnor haa ro- ontly built an addition to hia hotel , nuking it ltix-18 feet. A now build- ng of atone and brick ia being erected or the Sarpy county bank. The ) ank building will bo 21x00 feet and wo atorioa high , 14 font between oiata. The Congregational society mvo built a cosy littlu church that IB i model of noatnoaa and good taato. 'ho Methodiata are following after heir example. Andrew Footo ia reeling a grain elevator that will fur- lish a ready grain market for the armcra. No description would bo dequato to give any idea of the imoiint of busincaa done in the town. I'ho bolter way to form an opinion will bo to glance at the buaineai direc- ory , given boloiv , and then take into onaideration the fact that all the louBca are doing a good biuinosa ml making fair proiita. The people ro awake to their own intereata , andre ro ready to take advantugo of every ircumatuncu that will bo in their avor. The advent of a BEK reporter vns hailed aa the anro sign that daily mil trains would soon bo running nd they were not long in requesting hat THK DAILY 13UK should bo aont a aoon aa thu mail train should start. L prominent business man remarked , ipringliold ia a daily town now , and wo must have the nowa every day. On the ai rival of the morning train ho reporter bid adieu to hia now found rionda and departed , with hia note ) ook full of itema and the names of 11 the buainoBB tnon ordering THK ) AILY BKI : , hoping often to meet vitli people as cordial and Bociablc as lie enterprising citizsna of Springfield. < \ > r the bonilitof those who con tern- ilulo visiting the town , or who reside n the vicinity , wo give the following maineaa directory ; j , Magnor Hotel Jacob Facklor Hardware S , II. Salisbury Hardware J E. Dayis banker TohnShoton Saloou \ L. Snyder Boot * itSuuoa Miller & IJohm Druga Smith it Brown Harness Makora Andrew Foote Grain & Coal \V. 15. Suxson it Co. Agricultural Imp. Lou Bean * Perkins Drugn 11. S Anglin..Physician it Surgeon J. D. Sioarnuin..flon'l Muruhandlao A. 0. D. SUNDAY SOHOOL EXOURSION" AND PICNIC on Friday , July 1-lth , over the B. & M , , crosiing the now bridge at Plaits- mouth , and thence to Glonwood , Iowa , and return. Leave B. & M. depot at 8:15 : a. m. with five passenger coaches and baggage car. Take your baskets with lunch. lea Oroam and Lemonade - ado at tho' grove , nt homo figures. Tickets § 1.00 for adults , 50 conta for children. On Bale at Max Moyer'a , Saxo Drug Store , Rico's Roataurant , und Edholra & Erickson's , IMt