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vte > IT * rc rf i THE DAILY BEE-OMAHA , EDNESJJAX" DECEMBER , 25 , 188J. I
E. K03EWATER , Editor.
JOIIN Butt will find n warm rccopUon
in Paris ] if ho attempts to mediate between
twoon the French and Chinese.
THE senatorial fight in Ohio is Cleveland
land against Cincinnati , The chances
appear to favor Cleveland with the Stand
ard Oil barrel.
Tnh Union Tacilio skating rink won't
hold water , and has bcon abandoned.
Thia shows that Union Pacific has boon
watered too much.
FOURTH OF JutY kills off R great many
boys with the toy pistol , but Christmas
disposes of a largo number of men with
the full-grown revolver.
"Oun VAI. " has caught on to the tnl
end of the committee on elections. Pos
sibly ho thought some otic might contcsl
Lia claim to a third term.
RANDALL got away with the Christmas
prize package , and Blackburn carried
homo an empty Blocking. That may bo
ungrateful , but it's politics.
IT will bo advisable for the aspirants
to Pondlcton's senatorial scat to keep
their eye on old man Thurman. Ho lias
lately visited old Simon Cameron , am
has got a pointer.
THK Springfield Jtcpnblican , in com
monttng upon General Howard's recom
cnoudation tint deserters bo branded
aays : "It is now said that Qcn. Howarc
did not want deserters from the army
realty branded , only marked with indelible
doliblo ink as clothes are. Wo b'oliovo
this is his first appearance as a humor
iat. "
CHICAGO now knows how it is horsolf.
She is having a fight with the Chicago &
Eranston railway and her city council
which reminds otio very much of Omaha
bolt railway tactics. There was $100,000
put fet the Chicago bolt line , but the
mayor vetoed the ordinance and put a
atop to the job.
KENTUCKY judges do not hold enviable
positions BO long as Tom' Buford is at lib
erty. It will bo remembered that ho
killed Judge Elliott a few years ago on
account of an adverse decision in a law
auit. Ho was sent to an insane asylum ,
from which ho escaped , and it is now re
ported that ho is out gunning for Judge
fry or. Wo advise the judges of Ken
tucky to increase their lifo insurance.
DOWN in Yazoo the compliments of the
season were passed between a number of
colored men and white gentlemen on
Christmas. It is the first time in the
history of Mississippi that the colored
man's revolver weni off before the white
man's shot gun. The city council of
Yazoo waa called as a coroner's jury , and
1 they came to the conclusion that this lit
tle quarrel , in which several gentlemen
were killed , was duo to a mere difibronco
of opinion.
IK his leoturo On America Oscar \Vildo
slated that the national game of this
country ia ouchro. This uhowa that
Oscar did not learn very much about
America aftir all. Ho has done the
UuitodStatcs an injustice in giving euchre
the prc-ominoncp ; yor poker. Oscar for
gets to mention any thing about the bunko
game , to which ho was introduced in Now
Y rk by Hungry .Joo. It is very likely
that ho was a loser at poker , as ho was at
bunko , and hence ho intentionally omita
mention of those games.
SJUAI.I , it bo peace or war ? That ia the
question which ngitatos railroad men in
thia part of the country , aa well oa the
business men. That the Towa pool is
near its end , everybody concedes. The
only problem now is whether the tripartite
pool will take the place of the Iowa pool ,
or whether wo shall have two pools , and
' a war of rates. While this section ol
J | > f '
'tho country has been compelled to sub
mit to a good deal of extortion and un
just discrimination nt the hands of the
0 Iowa pool , a rate war is by no means do-
CUANDLEU , in responding
to the toast , "Tho Army and Navy , "
took occasion to praiao the steamers ol
the American Steamship company as being -
ing the only line of foreign steamers flying -
ing the American Hag. The gallant old
Beadog , however , waa struck amidships
li just at thia point by Mr. Shortridgo ,
director of the American Steamship com
pany , who interrupted him and said that
his company was negot fating for the solo
of its ships , as they could not bo made to
V a pay under the American flag , but could
bo under that of Great Britain. Mr.
Shortridtio rather took the wind out ol
, the secretary's sails , and wo are told that
Mr , Sbortridgo'a statement was not re
ceived with applause.
g jf TJJB OUiuoso are knocking the eluding
out of American eagles. They put toil
dollar gold pieces on a small lathe and
with a hard tool like a fine grayer'a tool
, tliey hollow the rolddlo as deftly aa it ia
"ppwiblo to do it. Thpy fill tlio cavity
u-wilii a mixture ol platinum and lead , ro-
snill the coin , gild its edge , and the work
js done. The coin is equal in weight to
; jthe genuine , and by aomo deft process
tte original ring ia preserved. They
.tike from a ton dollar piece thrco dollars
* ttd fifty cent * . Their work is almost per-
'foot , but they are closely watched , end
4Mr n ) wl timidity keeps tlio immbor
' \ < M' email indeed. It in quite
However , that a largo number
'tfmm will abandon their busi-
iabliah bruuoh minU. Omaha
it a mint in thia way.
* - * ,
nil' KAllOll QUKSTION ,
Tha question is now being raised in
the owl whether this country shall have
protection against imported labor aa well
as against imported wares and commodi
ties. Some months ago when a largo
number of Italians and Itusaian Jews on-
tcrcd into active competition in Now
York , a revolt was raised among the
freight handlers and dock hands in that
city against this cheap imported labor.
For weeks there were riots nearly every
day in the streets of Now York , but
finally the excitement subsided , and the
imported labor became Americanized
enough to demand higher pay than they
at first received. Matters wore then
equalized. And now wo learn that simi
lar labor troubles have arisen in the
Connnllivillo coke region of Pennsylva
nia. War has boon declared by the min
ors and laboring mon of that section
against the Hungarians and Slavonians ,
and * the cry has gone forth that "they
must go. " A manifesto has boon issued
which charges these people with crowd
ing out the minors and laborers who are
established , and good citizens , from
employment and homos. It ia charged
that they are extremely .filthy in their
habits , and live on what the American
people cannot cat. Their habits grow
worse the longer they stay , until they
can no longer bo endured. Their morals
are said to bo the lowest of any Cauca
sian race , and their intelligence
lower than that Ipt the Chinese. Only
about five per cent can read and write ,
and they will not become naturalized citizens <
izons , but with all the cash they can save
they finally return to their own country ,
"Thoso people , " says the manifesto ,
"aro degrading American laboraro an in
jury to our commerce , and a blot on the
commonwealth not to bo endured ,
American labor as well as America ) :
manufactures must bo protected. " Here
wo have substantially the same complain !
against white immigrants from nouthorn
Europe thathas bcon made by Denis Kearney
noy and his followers against the Chinese
on the I'acific coast. And thia brings us U
the question , where ia the line to be
drawn ? If any ono class of poo-
pip vrho como to this conntry to bettor
their condition can underbid the labor of
another clans by reason of being more
frugal , in food and dross , or by being ob-
stonriourand able to eave by living in
wretched squalor , and subsisting upon
what others would throw to the dogs , are
they to bo driven back ] Can wo estab
lish by any law or by any system of police
regulation what mon shall wear , oat and
drink , and how they shall furnish their
homos ? This is not now a problem as to
the Chinese alone , but with nearly all
foreigners. There are Irishmen who
como to this country willing to hvo upon
food that the American laborer rejects
and willing to live in houses in which
Americans would not stable'thoir cattle.
There are Germans , Scandinavians ,
Bohemians , Polandors , and people of all
races and all climes crowding into our
abor market , against whom the same
complaint might bo mado. It is not the
ijuostion of morals , nor of education , nor
jf naturalization , that is at the bottom of
.ho outcry against cheap imported labor.
) onnis Kearney and his followers would
lot insist that the Chinese must go on ac
count of their ignorance or their low
morals , or their refusal to vote at oleo-
iions , if it were not for the fact that the
Jhiuaman enters the labor market at a
jroator advantage over the white man ,
aocauao ho can subsist on less costly food ,
dross in cheaper clothing , and work more
lioura than the white man for the same
money. It is the conflict between cheap
and high labor , and not between high
and low morals , or between education
and ignorance. To protect American
labor and to keep up high wages it is no
longer aufllciont to exclude foreign man
ufactures by a high protective tariff , because -
cause a high protective tariff bogota man-
ufaeturing monopolies and over
production , which in turn forces a
suspension of manufacturing and keeps
thousands of workmen unemployed dur
ing certain seasons. High wages for six
months and no work for the balance of
the * year is worse than steady employment -
mont at lo r wages all the year round.
To maintain wages at uniformly fair rates
there should bo n * obstruction to com
merce by extravagant tariffs. At present
our factories are over-stimulated , and
when they produce more than they sell
in America , they must close their doors
until their products aro' consumed.
Meantime the unemployed laborer , the
farmer and other consumers , are paying
two prices for everything they wear and
for the materials out of which their
houses are built.
Tin ; make-up of the ways and moans
committee , of which Morrison in the
chairman , cannot fail to force tariff re
form as an issue before the present con-
gross. Six of the aovon democratic
members are pronounced in favor of
material reductions of the present tariff ,
and Mr. Hewitt , of Now York , favors a
moderate reduction on certain lines of
dutiable goods. The minority , consist
ing of flvo republicans , namely , Kelly ,
of Pennsylvania ; Kasuon , of Iowa ; Mo-
Kinloy , of Ohio ; Hiecock , of New
York , and Russell , of Massachusetts ,
are pronounced , protectionists. Messrs.
Molvinloy , Ilussoll and' Hiscock are in
full sympathy with Judge Kelly on all
questions relating to the protective tar
iff , and will follow lib leadership in op
posing the efforts which Mr. Morrison
and his associates on the democratic
committed will undoubtedly make to re
duce the existing rate of duty , Kossr.n
claims to bo a protectionist , but would
favor further reductions of duty on a
number of commodities included in the
dutiable list. With the committee -
too composed of elements BO
radically at variance , it ia oafo to pro-
diet that the conflict will bo fierce and
furious from the very outset. The evident >
dent purpose of the speaker in choosing
pronounced protectionists from among
the republicans in forming this com
mittee ia to commit the rcpubli
can part from the very start
against tariff reform. If the repub
licans are stupid enough to fall into thia
trap , and adopt Judge Kelly's inflexible
high tariff as a party measure they will
give the democrats the inside track in the
coming prcaidontial raco. * While it is true
that a great majority of the republican
party favor protection because that policy
has boon pursued by that party for more
than twenty years , a very respectable
portion of the party are outspoken in
favor of tariff reform , thorough tariff
revision and reduction of import 'duties.
Tliis class of republicans are liable to
stay at homo or vote with the democrats ,
if the iasuo between tariff reform and
high protection is forced.
While many of the old hacks and
bourbons , who were educated in the pro
tectionist school of politics from the
cradle up , seek to array the republican
nnrty against tariff reform there ia a silent
revolution going on among the republican
masses. This sentiment is not confined
to the pnxirio states of the west , but ia
vapidly spreading among all clasaos of
people in the manufacturing districts of
Ohio and Pennsylvania. Ex-Congress
man John B. Rico , who represented
Governor Poster's district in the
lost congress , has recently given
utterance to the views that are
taking root in northern Ohio in faror of
a reduction of taxes by a revision of the
tariff , according to Mr. Rico. The fol
lowing extracts from a letter to the Now
York Jfcrald show what Mr. Rico thinks
of the situation. To the question asked
by the correspondent , whether the de
mand will bo general in 1884 for a
change in the tariff , Mr. Rico said :
( > I have no doubt of it. The people
have no other issue , whatever the poli
ticians may bo fixing up for agitation.
It is bound to come to the front next
year and bo agitated as it was in the
Whipj times. Then protection wan ag
gressive. ' Now it is defensive ] , and with
the demand for the reform of the tariff
it will have hard work to hold its high
points. Republicans must recognize not
only the demand but the necessity for a
reform of the tariff. The republicans
have heretofore courted this issue , but it
is no longer safe for any party. It should
bo adjusted , 'so as to preclude tinkering
in the interest of parts of the country
against the whole. "
"What would you suggest as the way
to got at this reform ? "
"What is necessary first is sincerity ,
and then to got the tariff adjusted on a
low and equitable basis. I found no
principles of justice in congress entering
into the acts on this important matter.
Business mon could adjust it , but the
lawyers and _ politicians in congress vote
to _ ouit their selfish advancement with
their constituents without concern for
nero than their own district or their in-
: orost in the vote of that district.
With a tariff patched up for the
many localities everything is too high ,
and the tariff is a burden to the thou
sands and a benefit to only a fow. Take
such a high-minded man as Senator
Bayard ; ho would reduce the tariff on
other things , but it must bo kept up on
natchos and powder manufactured in
Delaware. No less a ntatesman than
Randolph Tucker insisted on reduction
generally , but high protection for uunmo
gathered by the negroes in the wilds of
u's district , a constituency that does
ittlo olao than hunt and voto. The
amo is certainly rlno for doing some
thing. I hardly think party lines will
yet bo drawn on it. The republicans
: annot ask the people to pay more for
their cotton goods , woolens and grocer
ies than they are worth , and they are not
ready to trust the democrats with any
thing loss specific than a plain open
pledge. The tariff should bo taken off of
nich n commodity as nucar at once. It ia
loading to fraud. People are buying
jlucoso for sugar and paying for it the
price of sugar. The cost is one-third
that of cano sugar. All candies are made
of it , and it is the common article sold
for sugar. It kills boos and may in-
iuro man. The stronghold of repub
licans in Ohio is the western reserve ,
and hero the farmers and others are agi-
tatud on it. Their crops aro'failures this
year. The hard times from the poor crops
will bo felt till after next November.
They are concerned at finding prices
high when they have nothing to sell , and
I think thia ia the situation throughout
the entire west. I heard them speak of
it as an outrage that they should bo so
hard up and the government collecting
from § 50,000,000 to 8100,000,000 per
year moro than it needs by moans of the
extra price added to nearly everything
in the market , and especially to the nec
essaries of lifo "
died at Washington Saturday waa ono of
the Iowa pioneers who rose to eminence
by his sterling qualities as a citizen and
public man. Ho was born in Mont
gomery , 0. , about 1803 , and spent hia
early lifo in Ohio. Ho removed to Mus-
catino , Ia. , in 1839 , and engaged in tha
practice of the law. In 1849 ho removed
to Kookuk , and in 1853 was elected judge
of the first.Iowa judicial circuit , In
1857 , while serving hia second term aa
judge , ho waa elected governor of Town
by Iho republicans by a largo majority.
Ho remained governor until 18GO , when
ho was elected to the suproiuo bench of
the ntato , where ho served until 180(5 ( , do.
clining a ronpmination on account of
mining interests in Nevada. Ho after-
warda resumed the practice of the law ,
and removed to the national capital
where ho has resided over since 1875 ,
THE agony is over. Carlisle has ap
pointed his committees , and the corres
pondents who have boon doing guess
work for the past two weeks have adjourned -
journed together with congress until
aftur the holidays.
SEVKUAI. members of the Now York
legislature , who have boon tendered
passes by the railroads , have returned
these complimentary bribes and' pub
lished the "tender" with the aooniful refusal -
fusal , The New York Port suggests that
the legislature should require the publi
cation the pass list every year after
adjournment , A comparison of votes
with the frco rides would probably throw
a flood of light on the winter's work. It
strikes us that a comparison of the legis
lative tocord with the dead-head list a
year after the legislature has adjourned
would bo still moro suggestive. Hero in
Nebraska many of the "honest" members
make no use of their passes until after
the legislature has closed its session.
THKIXR are those who still look forward
to the candidacy of General Grant aa
among the probabilities of the coming
presidential campaign. Colonel McOluro ,
of the Philadelphia Times , stakes hia
reputation as a political weather prophet
by the following assertion :
It is Grant's ambition to bo recalled to
the presidency. Ho has defeat to atone ,
and I shall bo greatly surprised if he docs
not become the foremost republican can-
dilate for 1884 within the next throe
months. Ho could not have made him
self a formidable aspirant , but southern
sectional folly can do for Grant in a day
moro than all his friends could hope to
achieve in a lifetime. The ono obstacle
to Grant entering the race ia the proba
ble persistence of Arthur as a candidate
in the present reasonable certainly of an
election ; but with Arthur out of the way
Grant would bo the foremost candidate
before another moon shall have waxed
and waned.
Josh lllllnpa'n ! ; bushy head still looms up on
tha lecture platform.
The Duke of Albany 1ms composed a waltz.
Hois amply able to pay the fiddler.
Mmo. Sombrich "spcnkH | Kiili < ih qulto well ,
although nho hag utucJiod it only four months.
Commodore Baldwin received a nnulT-box
from the czar , and "llichcliou" Koblnson la
The Earl of Cork Is In Washington. That
Is the place where tha early cork ia always
caught on the fly.
Sara liornhardt can see no HOIISO In the ex
clamation : "Oh , tlmt uiino enemy might
wrlto a book 1"
The Chinese giant , Cluing Yu Sing , sleeps
on two beds at onc'o. and oven then hia bare
foot protrude- and loom up In the murky
gloom of night like hideous fivo-hornod mon
Mrs. Pond , sister of Sam Patch , lias just
dlod , aged 01. Sam won his llttlo patch of
fame in a pond at the foot of the Genoese
Lizzie T'omla and Laura Watson , of New
York , agreed to go tha atrpota and smash
otory plug hat they Haw. After they had
caved In four or five the police took them in
It U said that James Gordon Bennett IB
growing prematurely old. ' Ho should take a
desk In Ills own office , when ha would prob
ably grow as active and youthful as "old Joe
Elliott. "
Frank James , the Missouri banc'ilt , is at
largo again , out on ball , free to fet 'sit hia
bonds , rob another train , become rich , reim
burse his bondsmen , and nm for governor of
Missouri on the popular ticket.
It is said that El Mahdl has ono short arm ,
and the other Is so long that it reaclu s below
his knee. You can never make Hicks Pasha
believe that El Mahd ! reached for Hicks -with
that short arm. He knows bettor. [ Peck's
Stephen W. Dorsoy is still defying the
lightning In New Mexico. If the lightning
knew Mr. Dorsey as well as wo do , it would
let him severely alone. IIowe\ , Mr. Dorsey
Is probably safe enough in his exhibition of
audacity , as It never rains in New Mexico.
Miss Lillian Spencer , the actress , wants to
bo divorced. In December , 1880 , elio wanted
a manager and she got one. She inarrlod
Mr. Clayburg. Ho has managed so well for
her , according to her story , that though she
lias been enabled , to earn ai much as forty
thousand dollars a year she has nothing to
show for her labor but nervous prostration , a
baby and ft petition for divorce.
When Gorham'a defeat was announced it is
said of Frank Hatton that he shrunk two
Inches , and , slipping a paper weight into his
pocket , ho clutched wildly at his chair , as he
landed ho heard the loud , ungodly mirth of
Editor Smith , as ho danced a fiendish break
down in distant Philadelphia.
Misa Blanche Willis Howard , the writer of
ono of the best novels of the day , is described
In n letter from Home , as "a magnificent
blonde of generous proportions , with charm
ing eyes , of a-hazol cast such wo-non as , ono
of her admirers recently remarked , men were
once wont to fight for in the lists. "
Frederick Godfrey stole a shirt. When
taken to a station house in New York there
was found on him a strong appeal written to
Irving , the actor. Godfrey said his father , an
English inn-keeper , had always displayed Irv-
ing's playbills. As the stolen shirt was nn-
lauiulrled It was evidently Wash. Irv ing that
he wanted. I' . G. now sings his song of a
shirt in jail.
Col. "Bob"
Ingorsoll has removed from
the house in Lafayette square , Washington ,
whoio ho has resided for eomo yearn , to the
house 1347 K street , next to Senator Slier-
man's , which ho'has purchased. Hero he re
sides , with his wife and their two daughters ,
Miss Eva and Misa Maud , neither ono of
whom has been 18 summers. It Is liberty
hall each ono of the quartette eating , bleep
ing , reading , working , or walking when desir
able. The colonel boast ) that his children
never did n wrong , never kept a secret from
their parents , and have never been refused u
request. %
Prince Blamarck'a favorite breakfast dish ia
bacon anil cg s , so says' his late cook. He
dislike' whlto or freah-lmked broad of any
kind , and takes hard brown toast and black
coffee for breakfast , after having had a "nip"
of brandy and seltzer when ho first gets up.
Ho U very fond ot colfee , and will take four
or five cups when he ha * been working late
the night before , while at midnight he invari
ably drinks a cup of tea. The ex-cook de
clares that the chancellor Is a most unaffected
and pleasant man In general , but when he is
in .a rage everybody keeps out of hia way ,
from the servant * ! to his wife , while when
anything goes' wrong in the relchstag "ho
storma about the house 11 ko a fury. "
Literary Notes.-
"A Checkered Life , " bv Col. John A. Joyce ,
has just boon published by S. P. Itounds ,
Jr. , of Chicago.
The volume is bound in old gold cloth ,
ovorthrcu hundred pages , and is illus
trated with chapter cuts , autograph let
ters of rnro significance , and a fine cut
of the author aa n frontispiece.
The book treats of childhood and
school days , experience aa a lunatic , and
the philosophy of insanity and its treat
ment by attendants and doctors ; early
war days in Kentucky during the late
rebellion , and a detailed history of the
2-lth Kentucky in all its marches , sieges ,
battles , defeats and triumphs ; study of
law in the oflico of Senator Allison at
Dubuque , Iowa ; the pnthotio history of
a friend's suicide ; the first strides of a
young politician and candidate for the
Iowa legislature ; rural school teaching
and its peculiarities ; experience as a
\Vashington clerk ; enthusiastic deiorip-
tiou of the Capitol ; political manipulation
and official action aa a revenue agent un
der the administration of President
Grant ; talcs and travel in strange cities ,
and an account of San Francisco , Yosemite
mite valley , and the Pacific coast ; whisky
troubles in St. Lpuia and the west ; im
prisonment and ita philosophy , showing
how the so-called good people of the
world ought to manage the so-called
bad ; pardon matters and the abuse of
the prerogative ; literary mosaics ; pen
pictures of famous men throughout the
United States ; orations on various sub
jects , and the defiant speech made before
n United States judgo. At the conclu
sion of the narrative a few short poems
are Riven for lovers of the ideal. There
treasurer of the United Slates , Gen. AV.
T. Sherman , ox-President Hayes , and an
old letter from Gen. 0. E. Babcock ,
touching the celebrated "Sylph" dis
patch , upon which Briatow had the gen
eral indicted. The reading public will
bo amused , astonished and instructed by
n careful perusal of the volume , and gain
wisdom for future private and public
"Tho City of Success , " and other
poems , by Henry Abbey , published by
D. Appleton & Co. , Now York , price
81.25 , ia an attractive volume. This
collection of Mr. Abbey's poems will
repay a careful reading. Ho is an American -
ican author , and ono who is destined to
take a high place in the literary world.
His verso is smooth and full of poetic
sentiment , charmingly expressed. Ho
sings of noble deeds and chivalrous men ,
acts of daring and bravery , and of mon
who have inspired the world. His chief
object seems to bo to sot forth the praises
of manliness and nobility of character in
sweet and musical language. His poems
invariably convoy some useful lesson ,
founded for the most part on historic
incidents , Refined taste and genuine
sympathy with all that is beautiful and
noble characterize Mr. Abbey's produc
The Catholic Family Annual of 1884 ,
for sale by Mrs. MacDonagh , contains a
vast amount of useful and interesting
information , Jtogot * > er with a great deal
of miscellaneous reading matter of an
entertaining character.
How Old Mny n Mnn Iilvo ?
Domoroat'a Monthly.
In n Bcssarabian province lives ono
Savtchuk , who at last accounts was 130
years olo. Ho is what is called a little
Russian by birth. His oldest son is 87
years old , and is far moro decrepit thaw
the father. The ono family lias multi
plied into CO families. The ago of this
Russian is , of course , not as well authen
ticated as that of old Parr , the English
man. 'It has boon noted that reported
cases of extreme old ago always occur in
the ranks of the very poor , whoso date of
birth can rarely bo verified , while kings
nobles and members of the noted
families whoso records are kept , in
no ago or country have over lived
100 years. Generalizing from this fact , a
distinguished English writer , Mr. Lowes ,
gives it as his judgment ihat it ia very
doubtful if any human being can claim
the distinction of being a centenarian.
Yet from the analogy of the animal races ,
every child that is well born should live
a century. The rule seems to bo that
animals live five times the length of their
adolescence , that is , they ought to live
five times longer than the period it takes
to attain their full growth. There is no
question but what the whole human race
does not enjoy the health and vigorwhich
it is possible to attain. There is some
defect in the constitution of even the
strongest of our race. In the golden ago
of humanity yet to como , every child
will be well born. Its life and habits
will conform to the scientific laws
controlling our existence on thia earth ,
and then man's environment will help
him to achieve the highest possible phys
ical vitality. To-day the great bulk of
of the human race are born with weak
strains in their blood. Thev eat im
proper food , use hurtful stimulants as
drink. They are poisoned by malarias
subject to contagions duo to their sur
roundings. The two great objects of the
best men and women in this life should
bo first to improve the race itself , mor
ally and physically , and secondly , to
maka this earth on which , man lives a ht
abode for the superior people who will
then occupy it.
AVci Do Meyer.
It ia now undisputed that We I Do Meyer's
Catarrh Cure is the only treatment that
* > 11 absolutely cure Catnrrh fresh or chronic.
"Very efficacious , Saml. Gould , Weening
Water , Neb. " One box cured me , Mrs. Mary
Kenyon j BUinarck , Dakota. " "It restored
mo to the pulpit , Rev. Geo. E. Reis , Coble-
vllle , N. Y. " "Ono box radically cured me ,
Rev. 0. H. Taylor , 140 Noble street , Brook
lyn. " "A perfect cure after 30 yeais suffering ,
J. D. McDonald , 710 Broadway , N. Y. , &e. !
fee. Thousands of testimonials are received
from all parts of the world. Delivered , Sl.OO.
Dr. Wei De Meyer's Illustrated Trea
tise , " with statements by the cured , mailed
Free. D. B. Dewey & Co. , 182 Fulton street ,
N. Y. tueg-thur&sat-in&e-Sin
The York Democrat has passed into the
[ lands of Mr. L. S. Lathrop , of Omaha. The
paper is owned by the democratic central com
mittee of Adams county , and is leased to Mr.
Lathrop. Although an excellent _ loral paper
atpresenthe.promisea | to materially improve it.
rpo keep the pores open , Iho oil plinds and tubes
JL active , and thusfumUli an outlet for impurities
In tlio perspiration and blood \\likh cause humlllv
tin ; ; blotches , blackhcadsranil niliior skin blemishes ,
especially of Infants ; to cleanse , whltun and beautify
the Bkln , remote tan , freckles , sunburn , and oily
nmttor ; to keep the Imnds soft , white and free from
chaps and roughness , prevent contagious skin and
Bcolp dlnciues , and to pun Ido an exquisite skin beau-
tiller and toilet , bath and nursery tanatlre , redolent
with Oellciouu flower odors and Cutlcura hcallKff Bal
sams , use the Cutlcuni Hoap. Indorsed by phynl-
clam and chemist * as absolutely pure and huchly mo-
dlcinal. Holes IbSl and 1&S2 1,000,000 cakes.
The Heritage of Woe.
MISEHY , thamo and agony , fften bequeathed u
a > ole legacy ta children by parents U neglected
Scrofula. To cleanse the blood of thl hereditary
poison , and thus remote the molt prolific cauto of
human lufferlnR , to clear the skin of VMgutiag Hu-
mon , Itching Torture * , Humiliating Eruption * and
Loathsome 8ore cauuod by It , U purify and
beautify the okln , and reitorei tha hair BO that
110 trace of dtteaso remain , CuUcura Resolvent , the
now Wood 1'urlQcr , diuretic and aperient , and Cull-
euro and Cutlcura Soap , the great Skin Cures and
Beautifies , are Infallible.
I Had Salt Rheum
In the moat araratatcd form for cljht years. No
kind of treat vent , mtdlclne or doctors did mo Any
permanent irood. My friends In Maiden know howl
Buffered. When I began the mo of Cutlcura Heme-
dies my limbs wire BO raw and tender that I could
not boar my wight on them Ithout the skin crackIng -
Ing and bleo lir | , and was obliged to go about on
Clutches. U od the Unticura Kemodici fli e months ,
and \\M completely and ittrinanently cured.
Mild. S. A. IlllOWN , Maiden , Mass.
Kelcrcnces : Any citizen of Maiden , Mass.
Copper Colored.
'l ' have been alHicteJ with troublesome skin ills-
eas ? , coming almost completely the upper part of
my body , causing my skin ta msumo a copper-col
ored hue. It could bo rubbed oil like dandrull , and
at tlinoi rsuilng Intolerable Itching and the most In-
t n Buffering. I late used blood purifiers , pills
and other advertised remedies , but experienced no
nllcl until 1 prouroj tin Cutlcura Kcmedlci.ulilch ,
Uthough carclcsulv < u l Irreiculaily , cured me , allay *
loir that tonll > ! Itdilug , and restoring my skin to
Its natural color. Iain willing to makaau ufildavlt
to the truth of this statement.
Hold by all dtujnsUu. 1'rioe : Uutlcura , 60cts ;
llesohcut , $1 ; Soap , SSots. l'crnanl ) uo AhoCuui
ICAliCo. , lloston Mass.
Hcuil for "How tu Cure Skin PUoane * . "
, , . ,
Plattsmouth Neb
, - - - -
f WYounit utoolc tor nlo. Corr ttpondtOM sollolUJ.
Capital , - - $100,000.00
O. W. HAMILTON , Proo't.
S. S. CALDWELL , V. Pros't.
M. T.BARLOW. oashtor
Accounts solicited and kept sub *
Joot to olght chock.
Certificates of Deposit Issued pay
able In 3O and 12 months , bearing
Interest , or on demand without In *
Advances made to customers on
approvedsoeurltlosat market rate
of Interest.
The Interests of Customers are
clonoly guarded and every facility
compatible with principles of
sound banking freely extended.
Draw sight drafts on EnglandIrb
land , Scotland , and all parts of Eu
Sell European Passage Tickets.
Collections Promptly Made.
The increase in real estate values
in Omaha during the past 6 months
has been most reinsirkable. and the
demand still continues unabated. In
view of ! these facts and the certain
ty that this is to be OIK os the prin
cipal cities of. the West , prudent
persons will realize that the jireseni
is the time for real estate invest
Ten Per Cent
In comparison with other cities ,
Omaha suburban property is held al
very low figures , which an other year
of prosperity will materially en
hance , and probably place it , out of
the reach of people of small means.
During the past season various
tracts have been sub-divided into
acre property. Of these
is unexcelled in location and price.
It is situated on a high elevation ,
commanding an extensive view !
sloping gently to the east towards
the city. The north line of the tract
is the Leavenworth street extension ,
and is , by actual measurement , the
the same distance from the post-
office as the Water Work ? rpservoir
or the south west corner of the poor
$200 to $250
per acre is the price asked for this
property on time payments of ten
per cent cash and ? 10 per month.
Very ImiH > ftant. " "Qet'tfio QonulnoT
Hoff's Malt Extract.
Unequalled In Its tonic
action on tha enfeebled
and sick.
Co. : My fomlly phjeichn
has recommended your
TIIACT for iny wife , who
has been an Imalld for
fifteen jears , and It has
almost [ performed mira
cles for her.
"Brookljn , Jon. 1883. "
1'RICK , ? 400 1'EIl DOZEK.
108 S. llthS'reet.
It prepared to make all kinds of Small Castings.
Any piece made tor a 8tote.
3EC. 33'LJ Jt-Uti-jtlT ,
1216 Douglas Street , Omaha , Neb. , Mlllard llote
UolKlan Iloynl and U. S. Mail Steamers
ThellMne , Germany , Italy , Holland ami France ]
Steerage Outward , $20 ; I'rcpild from Antwerp$20 ;
Kxcuralon , $10 , Including ; bedjhi , eto ; 2d Cabin ,
$55 ; Kicurslon , flee ; Saloon from 830 ta $ > } ; Ki.
uurtlon 8110 to JlflO.
/JTPeter Wright & Sons , don. AgU 65 Ilroaduay
Caldn ell , Hamilton & Co. , Omaha P. E , Flodman
&Co.,203N. 16th Street , Omaha ; D. K Hlml.all ,
Omaha , AtcenU.
f DR. f
AITLUKCBH. We will vtmU on Thirty ay.
Trial , TO MEM . YOUXtl OH OtW. who iS"u ! trin
from Niavut'l Unuiuir , Lour VIWUTT. and thosS
dlwuoi of a 1'nuaoKiL NJTCRI raulilne from
AIU.M and OTura Oil'ii * . Bnetdy relief aSd cou
Plot * restoration to lUtirn , viuoa and MAXUOOB
UOABinin Bead at QUO * IcrlllutratvdlluapaM
West Dodge Street !
la located with special reference
to beautiful surroundings , and the
very beat proposed communicnitou
with the city. Lots in addition have
been placed nt
Near the Reservoir , has Park , beautiful - '
tiful springs , and other special at
tractions for homes.
O Ha O t
Bartlett's Addition !
3U01-J3Cs QOC > . : r TS--
Near street cars. TTnequaled terms.
No payments on principal for five
years. Best chance to
Porter's ' Addition ,
Seven lots left in this addition.
All desirable. These are large lots ,
very central , have street cars. The
best block of inside lots in a body
now offered.
Five Acre Lot
in McEuteo's Addifci < m$1.500.
Near the city. Would make beau
tiful acre homes , 2.000.
6 © TP Hi Hjrp
On 10th street , between Farnam
and the track. Best business in
vestment in the city.
On leased ground. long leases.
Easy payments.
Residence Property
In alljmrta of the city. For descrip
tion call at oflice.
Acres of desirable land fa. Boons
County , in quantities to suit pur !
chasers. Investment prita. Easy
enns. Can furnish 2OQO
acea ) in
a body. (
Ballou Biros , ,
817 South Mth
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