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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE , FRIDAY , FEBRUAKT 12. 1886 ON THE BALL-ROOM FLOOR , The Notorious Crook , OLarlea Tracy , Ar rested for the Stoetzel Burglary , MRS. MORRISSEY'S MISFORTUNE A Man Who Hold Ills fjiuul Too Soon Points About Valentines Defy ing the Ijiiw 1'ollooXownj VAC. , Ktc. A GniiR of linrglnrs. The most interesting cnso in tlio police court ycslcnlny morning was tlmt of Charles Traey , who was arrested for complicity in tliu burglary of Stoctzel's hardware store on St. Mary'u nvenuo Tuesday night. Mr. Stoclzcl's store , it Will be ren'einbcrcd , was visited by thieves , who clVuctoii an cntrnnco by prying open tlio front door , and some $100 of cutlery was stolen. Wednesday morning Olllccr Dick Hnr- dish , who is on the Tenth street beat , saw Tracy , who is notorious character , Hy ing around the pawnshops on that thor oughfare , evidently up to mischief of some sort. Hnnlish quietly made Inves tigation , and found out that sure enough n man answering Tracy's description had been trying to dispose of some cutlery at several of the pawnshops. He at once laid tlio case before Cnpt. Cormaok , and It was de termined to arrest Tracy as soon as ho could bo found , A warrant was sworn out for him , but not until evening did tlio of ficers succeed in locating him. He was fcccn to outer Turner hall whore thoTlmrs- ton ball was in progress. He was close ly spotted and at tliu proper timu was captured. The arresting ollicer quietly placed his hand on the shoulder of tliu crook , and before Tracy know what was happening ho was hustled ofl'tlio ball-room lioor. The crowd of merry makers part ed , some of them slightly amazed at the occurrence , and in a very few moments Tracy was in the patrol wagon on hi way up to jail. Upon a proms ] se that all prosecution against him would bo dropped , he nmdo n partial conlession and also told where Jio goods could bo found. It seems that lie had sold tlio cutlery to a ragpicker by the name of M. Strunip , living on South Tenth street , who appears to bo : i notori ous fence for the sale of stolen goods. This man had in turn sold the cutlery tea a friend , named A. Cornblad , for $17. A search warrant was sworn out , and an investigation which followed resulted in tlio finding of nearly all the stolen goods. Tracy made a further statement im plicating Jerry Koruan and Patrick JJqyhui , two rising young crooks , as principals in other robberies , Uolh of the young men were arrested and placed witli Traccy behind the bars of the city jail. Boylan confesses to having committed tlio robbery of Gibson's tailor shop about a month a < jjo. A lot of clothes ana cloth were found in a barn on Nine teenth street between Karnam and liar- noy , where they had been secreted by Bovlun. "iracy and the witnesses against him have been hold to the district court. These arrests are very important , and will undoubtedly load to the ureaking up of at leabtono gang'of burglars wiio have been operating in this city for months past. Tracy is a man aliout 80 years of ago , and well known to the police as a hard and dangerous character , lie has been out of the state penitentiary but a few months , having been sent there on a five years' sentence for highway rob bery. Ho has also served two years in the Joliet (111. ( ) penitentiary for burglary. Boyhin and Kcrnan are young , neither hcing over 17 years of age , but are hard ened in vice. They have been arrested times innumerable for various oll'ensjcs. Great credit for the detection and arrest of the gang is duo to Oilicor Burdish. who discovered the first evidence , as welt us to his brother policemen who assisted him in closing up the case. MRS. MOKKISSEV'S The Story Behind an Itit crest IIIR Document. Behind a will iilcd with the county judge yesterday is an interesting story , a portion of which has already been brought to light through litigation in the local courts. The document referred to is the last will and testament of Mary Morrissey , who died hero a fuw weeks ago. She makes her nicco , Mary Donnelly , her solo heir , bequeathing to her a valuable farm in Iliitchmson county , Dakota. A quarter of a century ago Mrs. Morrissey rissoy was living witii her husband In St. Louis , Mo. At the outbreak of the war Morrissey at once entered the Union army , leaving his wife in St. Louis. In the courao of tlio war Mrs. Morrissey lost nil trace of her spouse , who for some reason ceased to write to her. She heard enough , however , in an indirect manner , from time to time , to convince her that Morrissey was still alivo. At tlio close of tliu war , ho did not return homo and Mrs. Morrissey rissoy determined if possible to ilud him. She scoured tlio country over , never fern n moment relinquishing the liopo that fclio would some day run across her faithless spouse and fndtico him to return to hor. She linally succeeded in trac ing him to Burlington , Iowa , where she found that ho had been living with another woman ( who claimed to bo his wife ) , but lie had died HOIUO years previous. This alleged soeond wife or miitrcs.s ( for Mrs. Morrissey would never believe that her husband had committed tlio crime of bigamy ) had been enjoying a ponhion given to Mr. Morrissey on account of in juries received in the war. She had al ready drawn a considerable amount of this fund when the real Mrs. Morrissey appeared on the scone and disclosed her identity. The government was notified of the facts in the ease and at once stopped payment on tlio pension. Slnco that tlmo Mrs. Morrissey has boon litigat ing in the courts to secure the accumu lated pension money , and tlio suit was Btill pending at the time of her death. Last summer Mrs.Momssoy was living in a uouso on South Fifteenth street , when the heavy Hoods occurred. Her house was bui-rounded by water which stood on the inside , ut u depth of four or five feet. She contracted a violent dis ease from the circumstance which months later caused her death. TUUITY Y13ARS AGO. A. Man Who Owned 10O Acres In the Heart of Omaha. Dr. F , A , Homig of Manceloua , Mich. , who was at one time a resident of Omaha , relates some inUiresti-.fj reminiscences of tills city thirty years ago. Tlio doctor was at that time a young man jnit starl ing In lifo and looking for a location to practice his profession and open a drug i'-tore. Ho selected Omahu on the map M ilia location ho preferred and o.uno to this city. When ho reached hero , however over , ho was greatly disappointed , a ? there were only otelit hoiij-js in tlio town , ami they were almost .sunk out of sight in the mud. 1-lven ut that time there were pcoplo hero who wuro confident that Omaha was bound to bo a metropolis , and one ot them urgcit the fact upon Dr. Howig that hu would bo laying tlio foundation of n fortune by buying huul. Tliu doctor was persimded nnd purchased 100 acres now lying in the heart of the city. For n year this land remained in his possession , and a crop was planted , The season was n bad one , however , the crops failed , anil there being no clianco of n livelihood by practicing his profession lliq doctor yielded to the solicitation of a friend , sold his land and returned to the cast. There ho commenced tlio practice of his profes sion , and is now in the drug business iu Michigan. In looking over the city to-day Dr. Howig located his former fariu , ami it was with regret that he ex claimed : "What a fool I was not to stick to n good thing when I had it.'I A "CON" MAN A1UIKSTI2U. Henry Meyers Koolnn Douglas County Fnrmcr nnd Is .Tnllcd. Henry Meyers is a confidence man of a dangerous typo. IIo is one of those Illy lingered gentlemen too lazy to work , who prefer to earn their living by their wits. IIo has been operating pretty extensively among the farmers of Douglas county , but has at last , it seems , como to grief. lie is now iu the county jail awaiting trial on a charge of obtaining money un der false pretenses. His little game lias been tills : He would select a victim among the farmers , become well acquainted with him and finally uour into his ear a story to the ell'ect that ho ( Meyers ) had fallen heir to a fortune of ? 0OUO left him by an illicit * in the old country. The money was now in tlio bank , .awaiting transfer , and would soon bo in his possession. Then ho would wind up with a request that he the ( aforesaid victim ) would lend him ( tlio aforesaid Meyers ) tlio sum of $10 or $50. Meyers always took caroto state in addition that lie owned a largo ranch out west , which ho intended to stock up with mugnilicent herds as soon as tlio money came into his possession. All this ho would oiler as security for tlio paltry loan of SWor $50. Ho generally succeeded in getting the money. Yesterday ono of his victims , Fred Schroedcr , appeared before Justice Hols- ley and swore out a warrant for Meyers' arrest , on a charge of obtaining $10 Irom him in tlm manner above outlined. Con stable Kuril at once took the warrant and arrested Mo.ycrs as ho was about to board a Union Puoilic train at KlKhorn station. Meyers' hearing has not yet taken place. Hurrah For Cold Water. The reform club organized by Mr. C. J. Holt , the temperance reformer , held its lirot meeting at tlio W. C. T. U. Buckingham hall. Messrs. Gratton and Hutcson led the song service iu an enthu siastic manner. Mr. F. M. Sprague , pres ident of the club , bears his honors like the "Plumed Knight , " and made an ad- clrcsd which was applauded by " the boys. " Mr. W. N. McUandlish led tlio audience in a fervent prayer. Mr. C. J. Holt made one of Ids "talks , " introduc ing Miss Saunders , G. W. C. T. of Ne braska , a talented lady , who spoke spir itedly for prohibition. Mr. Holt then re sumed his labors , which resulted in many more signatures to the constitution. By request Mr. Hutcson sang "Oh , Where is My Wandering Boy J" which he linely rendcrcij. Mr. W. D. Easly followed with "The Beautiful Homo of tlio Soul. " Last night Mrs. Clara Woodard , state treasurcrjof tho-W. C. T. U. , addressed the meeting. She is a talented woman and line speaker. Saturday night tlio W. C. T. U. will give a reception to the member's of the reform club at which Mrs. Jcnnio Holmes , state president of the W. C. T. U. , will bo present. The public aio invited to the meetings the rest of the week. ' 'Gome and see. " Army Notes. DCol. Hall returned yesterday from n three weeks tour of inspection of the western posts. Ho reports that the weather in the west has been delightful for the past month. In Salt Lake City tlio weather has been Bummer-like no blizzards having swept in to mar the gen eral serenity. At Fort Douglas , Col. Hall says that they have not yet started to build the quarters for the artillery des patched from Fort Omaha , though they are preparing to do so. Gon. Brack said yosterdav that no formal memorial service would bo hold hero on the occasion of Gen. Hancock's funeral , unless special orders from tlio war department were received. The Loyal Legion will likewise have no for mal demonstration. Circular , of 18S5 , department of the Pintle , gives tlio names of all olliccrs and soldiers who have qualified , as sharp shooters , and marksmen , in the last target year. There are 180 sharp-shooters , and over 1,500 marksmen against last year of 70 and 1,000 of same classes. Each person vyhoso name appears re ceives n copy * of this circular , which shows good work on the part of tlio print er and in the compilation by the inspector of rillo practice. Defylnjj tlio Law. Some weeks ago Gcorgo W. Whitmoro applied to the village board of Florence for a liquor license , but tlio board did not grant it as the ground that the applicant was not a man of good enough reputa tion to comply with'tho requirements of the Jaw. Whilmoro , however , defiantly opened a saloon and made a second ap plication for a license , which was also re fused. Meantime two complaints had been made against him for violation of tlio law , anil ho was brought before Justice Anderson , in Omaha , for trial. Ho thereupon pleaded guilty and was bound over to appear before the trrand jury. Mayor Molviunoy and Councilman Walker , Florence were in Omaha yester day to bee if the grand jury him done anything on tlio matter , but go far as they were able to ascertain no indictment has been returned against Whitmoro. They are very severe in their comments regard- lug tlio action of the grand jury in ignor ing this case , nnd freely express the opinion that tiio jury is in sympathy with the violators of tlio liigh license law. Footpads ArroBtcd. Sam Christy and J , B. Campbell are the names of two amateur footpads now In the city jail , awaiting trial on a charge of highway robbery. About 3 o'clock yesterday morning , Byron Clark was returning from the ball , via Sherman avenue. IIo had reached a point pretty well out on that thorough- faro.Iwheu ho saw several rods away two men , easily recognized by the light of tlio moon , knock a man down ana quickly go through his pockets. Mr. Clark ran up to the spot , not , however , until the highwaymen had succeeded in making their escape. Tlio assaulted man was found to uo David Shields , an employe iu the Union I'acllio shops. Ho was qmto fcovorely injured but soon recovered con- sricnisiioss. Ho found that ho had been robbed of about $ UO , This morning liyrou Clark Iilcd a complaint agaliibt two men whom lie idcntilied as the guilty purlicd , and they are now under arrest as above stated. More Complaint * . The Law ami Order league through its agent , Jumc.vh'lcd two more complaints yesterday [ in police court. The lirst was against I'eti-r Smith , a Cmulng street saloon keeper , for selling liquor to minors , the second against Geo. A. Hill , ou 9 similar chargo. . IN A NEBRASKA BLIZZARD , A Thrilling Adventure Amid the Wind and Dust of the Plains. Two Kunterti Gentlemen Narrowly Kscnjic Perish I M j : In the Terrible Tempest. ' It is n marvel that tlio blizzard which figuratively blow out the last spark of the old year and howled several turns of the tun into the new , has not been attended with heavy lo s of lifo. A Nebraska blizzard is proverbial and the only won der is that the thaw docs not uncover the bodies of numerous pilgrims slirowd- cd for weeks in the snow. Tlio tcmblo weather which with each spring gives creditable risn to many liar- rowing reports of suffering ami loss of life is well illustrated iu a story told bv Mr. Wallace Kay , of Bloomiugton , 111. , in the reading room of the Coz/.cns hotel yesterday. Mr. Hay has extensive cattle in Caster county and , for that mat ter , business plans connected witli Oma ha , which will be given publication upon his return two weeks hciiec. Said Mi- Kay : " .Fan. loth last 1 had como down from a tour of inspection upon some grazing land I have recently purchased up on the Calamus , just beyond The Forks and was stopping at tlio raiicho of Henry Withers , near Oeonto. The weather had been Ulusteriug and cold as 1 made the trip down ami threatening in severity. So , when my companion , Mr. Horace Du- rene , of Terre Haute , 1ml. , suggested a trip to a piece of his property about forty miles north on the Lotip , I was much in clined to dissent , llowovcr , on tlio morn ing of the third day after we arrived at Withers' , tlio wind had shifted to tlio south and the sun rose clear. Wo planned to make a rapid push across country and promised ourselves a safe return in two days. Mullled as warmly as a liberal supply of furs and woolens could make us , wo took to saddles about eight o'clock iu tlio morning. By noon wo had reached the Middle Loup , galloped across on the ice and were forg ing ahead through four inches of snow at a good pace. The wind , however , which had promised so fairly in tlio morning , had by that time turned with a chill to the west and was rapidly veering toward the pole. At about two o'clock it seemed to nip that all the frozen demons of the Arctic polo had suddenly swooped down upon us. The sun \yas quickly obscured and the wind drove into our faces , a little to the left , like knives. Wo had yet fifteen miles to go and hoped to make it by nightfall with persistent travel despite the opposing elements. The wind by 4 o'clock increased to a gale and came laden witli line , granulated snow. It seemed that we had not made a mile in the last hour and , as tlio country about us was veiled in a whirling sheet of snow. we had ceased to guide our horses and trusted alone to their instincts to keep tlio trail they had so often fol lowed. Durcne had not spoken for a half hour and I was only aware of his presence by an occasional tug felt at the pommel olm.y saddle where I had tied my end of the lariat which wo stretched be tween us to keep from separating it was impossible to see a man at your side through the blinding sheet of snow. Sud denly I felt a violent jerk at the rope which bound us together and my horse stopped as though cheeked by by a stall halter. I attempted to look tn my sulo but could sec nothing , and usDurene did not answer my shouts , I dismounted , and holding fast to my rein , groped about the spot. I at last found my companion's horse down on its haunches witli a broken leg and struggling to rise. Just in front of liim I struck the inanimate body of Durcne. It seemed to mo. as I lifted him , that ho was frozen stiff , and I concluded ho was dead. I had almost decided to leave him and try to save myself , when the little Christian spirit I nave came to my side and counseled mo to let our fate be a common one. 1 began by firing inv pistol tel into the brain of Durene's suubring horse and by dint of the hardest labor.sup- ported by a super-human determination , that is scarcely my part , I regained my saddle with my unconscious and , as i supposed , dead friend in front of me like a &ack of meal. 1 forged my horse for- \yard , goading tlio faithful beast to per sistent efforts. I began .shouting and * kept up the vocal exercise for nearly an hour , when , oil , joy to my despairing soul , I heard an answering call. 1 was then within lifty yards of Durcno's ranch where a number of men were quartered. Thanks to my noble steed , the trail had been followed to a line and was saved. Wo undressed Durcno washed him in snow , and employed the usual means of restoring frozen mortals , with tlio satisfaction of seeing him re vive. In two days tlio weather moderated , and wo struck across the country in a wagon for the railroad. 1 stopped at Kearney for a few days , and Durcno preceded mo last week through Omaha , eastward bound. Never again will I at tempt a , winter trip across the plains of western Nebraska. " Hints to Valentino Senders. The postollico pcoplo are beginning to experience the ell'ects of the valentine season. The daily collections in town , as also the mails from abroad , are loaded down with missives of the sentimental and comical order. Many of those are carelessly addressed and quite a number are received in some cases without sufllcioiit postage and iu others without any postage at all paid upon them. A largo number is received upon which but ono cent is paid , while the package is sealed like a letter. These rarely reach their destination , because all scaled packages must have attached at least two cents. As a consequence of this omission , tliu valentine is compelled to lie in the postotllco until the party to whom it is addressed may bo notilied by tlio olllcials and to conio and pay the deficient postage. This is minor an un pleasant duty for a person who is sup josed to bo the object of tenderness on the part of some known or unonvinous friend. Tlio postollico pcopro , therefore , wisli tlio public to know that one-cent valentine packages must not bo scaled , neither may thoj' contain written matter. If they do tlio postage must bo dou bled. Tin Wedding. Mr. and Mrs. A , II. Jackson , No. 1717 Nicholas street , celebrated on Saturday evening last , their anniversary of ton years' wedded bliss. Their many friends being aware of the anniversary put in their appearance about 9 o'clock , pro vided with musio , and it was but a short time before they took solo charge of tlio Jackson mansion. Dancing was the main feature of the evening's entertainment. Those who were not amusing themselves in this manner were playing cards , etc. To say the least the evening was very enjoyably - joyably passed. Mr , and Mrs. Jackson were the recipients of an entire dinner set made of tin , and other presents appro priate to the occasion. < llcst For the hotter Carriers. Superintendent Evers , of the letter carriers , is endeavoring to give the latter a few hours' rest on Saturday , mid for this lie Is receiving the hearty thanks of the men of the bag and missive'At present 'the men go- out at 0:80 : iu tlio morning , ' returning to t.h6oflico at'11 , U'eii 'hiking their , dinner and , going out on their second trip at 1:80 : In the afternoon The latter trip rarely con cludes before 0 o'clock in the evening , nnd this routine is maintained day after day throughout the your. Mr. Evers proposes to have the noon mail on Sat urday ready by 13 o'clock , so that the carriers may start out upon their second route at that time. This will enable them tocaneludoat about 8:1)0 : ) in the afternoon , and thus give them a few hours to themselves. This change will bo made in a few days , though it will bo confined to the residence districts. Parties , therefore , who wisli to have letters delivered in those portions of the city must have them in the poslollico before 11 o'clock a. in. A Card from Mr. Hnrshn. To the Thinking Pcoplo of Omaha : I have long had a desire to prepare a series of discussions , at once practical and phil osophical , showing the exact characlor and claim of Jc.sus Christ. The oppor tunity has never , until now , seemed to present itself. On the next three Sab bath evenings , however , T hope to take up the following three topics : The inner life , the outer lite ami the present lifo of Jesus Christ. The style of the discussion will bo that familiar criticism employed iu what are known as "conferences'1 in Kuirlaud and France. To these I venture to invite tlio thinking people of tlio city , whatever their religious views may be. It is possible that orthodo.\y has become distasteful to 3-011 because of" the manner in which it has been defined ami defended in the past. I have a sincere desire to show you what Jesus of Nazareth actu ally claimed to do and to bo. Whether or not I succeed in the attempt I am about to make , 1 mtist leave for you to decide. Sincerely yours , Wit.i.uM J. HAHSIIA. ' Kount/.e Memorial. " A free musical and literary entertain ment was bo given last night at tlio Kountzo Memorial church , corner Six teenth and Hartley streets , ttcv. J. S. Detweiler delivcrd a lecture ou tlio subject , "Two Bolter Than Ono. " Music of a high order was furnished by Prof. J. E. Butler , organist , and a quartette of singers , Mrs. J. T. Clark , Miss Minnie Hath , Messrs. It. W. Breckinridgo and D. Kcistcr. The following programme was carried out : Pi chute "March in U Minor" . Schubcit Prof. J. E. Butler. Quartette "On the Blue Danube" . . . Strauso Mrs. .1. T. Clark , Miss Minnie Rath , Mr. U. W. IJreelcenriilgc. Mr. I ) . Kcistcr. ' Lecture "Two Better Than One" . llev. J. S. Detweiler. Quartette " .lack and J 111" . Ualdleott Mrs. J. T. Clark , Miss Minnie Hath , Mr. 11.V. . Jircckonrlilqo. Mr. 1) . Keistur. Postlwle "Amlantoln O. Baptiste" . 1'iof. J. 12. Butler. Brevities. The Musical Union orchestra will give the fourth of its series of Sunday evening concerts on next Sunday evening. The council will hold a special meeting this morning , as a board of equal ization , commencing at 0 o'elook. Invitations are out for a reception to bo given by Mr. and Mrs. William A. Paxton , Wednesday evenimr , February 17 , at the Paxton hotel. A two days' session of the distric lodge of tiie I. O. G. T. of Nebraska con vened yesterday at the North Pros- bytorhm church , presided over by Miss A. M. Saunders , G. W. C. T. Kabbi Benson , having returned from Nebraska City , will lecture at the Syna gogue to-night upon the subject , "The proaross and Retrogression of our Times. " "Divine services will commence at 7 o'clock. , - - Bricklayers' nnd Plasterers. Mr. Daniel O'Keefe lias returned from Sioux City , whither ho went to install the ofliccrs of the now lodge No. 4 of the Bricklayers' and Masons' Protective union. The president of llio lodge is Mr. A. T. Dowling , formerly of Buffalo , Neb. Neb.Tho The object of the union is the mutual protection of its members and the adop tion of a standard scale of wages to gov ern all the workmen of tlio city who may become identified with the union. The lodge staits out witli a good membership fifty-two which is surely a good .show ing embracing all the workmen of that line iu tlio city. Tlio whole number of or ganized unions in the United States and Canada is eighty-seven , with u total membership of 20,978. DanlHh Ijadies' Enthusiasm. Last night lodge No. 19 Danish Brother hood was presented by the Danish ladies of tlio city with a beautiful banner. The gift was of red and white silk and con tained tlio arms of the society a circle with a key and anchor worked in elabo rate embroidery. The presentation speech was made by Mrs , Dorn and the response by P. II. Johnson , tlio president of the so ciety. Tlio affair took place in the K. of P. hall , Douglas street , and was wit nessed by about fifty couples. After the presentation , a delightful supper was par taken of by al the guests , ihis was also served by the ladies. The affair was nicely conceived ami admirably carried out. Over by a Street Car. During the parade of the Union Pacific baud Wednesday afternoon , on Cuining street , little Willie Caino , son of A. W. Caino , was run over by a street car. IIo was standing on the ( rack , when tlio driver of tlio car shouted to him to got off. Ho tried to jump off , but slipped and foil. His head was lying on the track , when the wheel of the car struck him , cutting a terrible gash. His injuries are not fatal , though imito severe , lie nar rowly missed having his head crashed , and as it was ( lie accident tonninatcd quite luckily. The Imuer Cane. The grand jury spout all yesterday in examining the Liiuer cnso , a number of witnesses being in attendance , but no final conclusion was reached. The in vestigation will bo continued lids morn ing. Mrs , Lauor's mother and Messrs. Joseph nnd Julius liar , occupied tlio wit ness room in tlio afternoon , but were not summoned before thq jury. Every detail of the case is conducted with the utmost secrecy and no definite , facts can bo ascertained. * A Jl urn oil Hand. Frank Dance , an Italian fruit vendor , residing on Eleventh near Leavenworth street , was painfully burned on the fore arm yesterday. Ho was thawing out some paint on top of a cooking stove at his boarding house , when the paint boiled over on tlio steve , blazed up and en veloped his arm in almost an instant. The pain was oxcriitiating. The burn was dressed by Dr. Galbraith. An Assault Without Provocation. Bill Armour , the Imokmtin , was lined ? 5 and costs in the police court for assault ami battery upon James Uolan. Dolan testified that ho was assaulted when coming out of Higgins1 saloon simply because ho asked Armour to repay a deb't which lie ( Armour ) owed to him. 'The 'largo , handsome horse , harness and delivery ' . 'wagon formerly u i d by ( Jarribnvul & Cole -for sale inquire 1S08 Douglas fct. , IVailk AMooro. . OAR Economy can be practiced as well as it is preached. You can save a WEEK'S BOARD by securing a pair of 3L O 0 AT FOR AT FOR 8.84 Tluil was nmtle to order. . . , ? o.r.q . $ 4.40 Thai was made to order f 11.00 .1.20 do do ? . ? rt 4.00 do do ! UX ) . 00 do do 0.00 fi.10 do do 10.00 -1.00 do do 8.50 fi.80 do do 11.00 4.15 do do 8.75 Ci.HO do do 12.00 Economize ; save your month's rent and wear the best , G-o at once and secure , if yoii need A SUIT AT FOR $ 11.80 That was made to order 11.00 do do po do J17.00 IS.fiO do do do do 40.00 1II..IO do do dodo do 45.00 14.70 do do do do Do.OO O OI STTIMIIEJIR , You can save the price of your winter's coat , if you are thinking of buying clothing , by coining to the Misfit Parlors and purchase an OVERCOAT AT FOR AT FOR $10.20 That was made to order. . .S2I.OO ! 115.00 That was made to order. . . . $35.00 12.80 " " " . . . 28.00 10.50 " " " . . . . 37.00 it.40 : . 00.00 18.0 ( ! " " " . . . . 38.50 1UO . 32.00 20.40 " " " . . . . 42.00 You can economize. If you will ponder for a moment you can save considerable of your expenses. You are in need of clothing of any description , cut the above price lists out and bring it with you for reference. If you cannot at once realize the truth of the above state ments after inspecting these garments now on sale , you will not be asked to make a single purchase. AT . TTTF - - OWTiY" * * - ! MTRFTT . . ' , - - 1119 FARNAM STREET , PAUADI8E ON KAUTH. A Young Man "Whoso Fertile Drain AV111 Revolutionize the AVorld. Tlio county commissioners were yester day afternoon favored with a call from a young Swede named Ernst G. Smith , who was anxious to secure their aid in per fecting a plan which would benefit Omaha and make her the largest city in the world. The young man looked in telligent , talked sensibly and showed evidence of education , but tlio magnitude of his proposals startled the commis sioners so greatly that they were led to behove him insane. In introducing himself young Smith said ho had been informed tnat the com missioners were seriously considering bringing tlio Klkhorn river to the city in order to furnish water power for manu facturing. This ho declared to be un necessary , as lie had an invention by which the Missouri river could bo utilized for tlio same purpose.By adopting his plan , tlio river could bo carried to any part ot tlio city and suflieient fall given it to operate any number ot manufac tories. Tno plan , ho declared , would not injure "the navigableness of the river. Before giving tlio commissioners an idea of how ho pro posed to work tliis wonder , Smith want ed to have his invention patented , and only called in order to apprise them of what ho could do , and thus save them the trouble and expense of bringing tlio Klkhorn to the city. Before leaving the room the young man expatiated on several other iiiveu- volitions which ho is about to spring on an unsuspecting public. His plan is truly brilliant , it being none other than to transform the world into u paradise similar to that in which the human race had its origin. Tliis , he announced , was easy enough. All that was necessary was to eqiiali/o tlio temperature of the globe , and this ho could do. The general outline ot his idea is to bring tlio ioy blasts of the polar regions to tlio equator and thustempor that region's torrid heat , and to take tlio same lieat to the poles and thus make balmy the frigid cold of tlioso ico-bound localities.Vlion this was accomplished ho could also solve the problem of lifo , and no more would death visit this terrestrial globo. The young man grow enthusiastic as ho en larged on his theme and became fairly eloquent. IIo declared that Omaha wan bound to become the largest city in the world , and his works would accomplish it. To that cud he would devote his entire energies and ho would unquestionably succeed. When he had finished Commissioner Timmo agreed to "see him again , " and ho departed with a promise to return. Smith lias been in this country six years , having boon born in Stockholm , Sweden. IIo is a young man of pleading address , and is at present devoting ids energies to tlio sale of a magnetic belt. Military Con vlcts. . Military prisoners James Brcnncn from Fort Douglas , Adam Buchmoyer nnd Harry Wilson from Fort Fred Stcolo , John B. Leeo , Charles J. Rives , James A. Marshall and Byron S. Smith from Fort RusKoll , and David Price from 1'ort Sidney , have been ordered sent to Vort Omaha under a guard to bo convoyed to Leavonworth military prison whore they are sentenced to confinement , The SIxtRonth Street Viaduct. City Engineer Rosewater yesterday in formed a BII : : reporter that the general plans , of tno Sixteenth street viaduct are nearly completed ami will bo ready for submission to the railroad companies for their approval in a day or two. The structure will bo what is kuovyit as a. combination bridge-of woou and , iroii" the main material being wood. As soon as the plans have been accepted by the railroad companies , the board of publie works will advertise for bids for the con struction , and as there is only one plan to bid on , the matter will not bo nearly as complicated as on the other viaducts. Mr. Kosewatcr was of the opinion that if the railroad companies accept the plans now in course of preparation , the Sixteenth street viaduct will be completed as soon , if not before , the Eleventh street viaduct now under contract. The case of Harry Bui-bank , who is ac cused by Lillian Bourdetto of the pater nity of her child , came up for trial yesterday - torday in Justice Anderson's court. Neither Lillian or tlio child were on hand as they had promised to bo , and the case was dismissed. SiOST PERFECT I'rcparecl with cpoclal rcjnrd to lieulU : . No Ammonia , l.lnio or Alum. PRICE BAKII10 POU'DEH CO. , OHICACO , ST. LOUIS ASK YOUR DEALER To show jon the Union Sewing Machines The mnuliiiio that win n\uirded the FIRST PREMIUM AND GOLD MEDAL , At | ho World's Kxpocltlon , Now Oilonns , over nil competitors , und tlio only sowintr inachlno thftt BUWB 11ACICWAH1) AND TCWWAUU without changing or ptoniilir. ; tliu inachlno. If your dealer dnm not handle It nmlio him Kotit.nndlf ho Ims not nnturprlso enough to uccoininodnto you , stud jour address to 200 North IGlli Street , Omaha , Nebraska , for circular * , Icims nnd prices , ' 1'lie Union Hewing Miiclilno , nulls name Implied , combine ? all the good points of all 11 Kt class nmeliiiu'S In ono , nnd Is undoubtedly llio simplest tmd best for family inn-poses. Thn licet iirKiunont that It is tlio best is Hint It romnmnda uhlidior price than any other machine In the murkct. No muclilncs sold except to dealers at lois than retail pi Ico. Union ManTg .Co. , 206 N. 16th Si , , Omaha , Neb , ARCHITECTS. F. M. 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AIJ , coMMUNit'vriONH ioNKiois-riAii. : Cull nud coniultm nr fteml n.'iuio nnd pott-oiUra r.ddican plainly writteu ruclotH tump , and HU \slll tend ron. hi plotu Mrumur , "iir PR VAT E CIRCULAR TO MEN i ros nut ATX , brct'tAi , ANU Mm out , , < -r , Svnni.ie , OoNoniiiuiu , OIIET , VAr.icilvri. * , SrlllCTUIIf , AND All. 1Kft.f Of T1IK OlNITII- I'lUNMiv OitGASi , or ccucl hl.lory of jour inm for an opltilon . I'll boiin H uablc to u lt ui may lie trcate-l - at tlidr liomia , hy cntrriipomlenu Mudlclucj ami Iiulni- im-nU sent hy mall or eipn-.M HI'.CUitCl.Y t'ACIv jiJ ; 1'HOM OIISRItVATION. no niarl.tolmiu"9 ] ! content * or mrlir. Ono pcriun.il Interview ) > ru > ferrcd If convenient , .fifty roonu for lift ufujn- modatlnn of patlcn't ' llpard and otlcndsncu ct UM i/iablc pilcrt. Addrexi all l.-ttciu tu Omaba Medical and Surgical Institute. Cor. 1 3th St and CaiiitolAVe. . OMAHA. N B.