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THE ( BLAH A DAILY BEE : FRIDAY , MAY 28 , 1880.
WAS PROBABLY KIDNAPPED The Mysterious Disappearance of a Little Worth Omaha Girl , THE NEW PACKING MOUSES. An Importnnt Meeting of tlio Union Htook Vnriln Company A New Klcotric Ij | lit Company 1'lcty Tor tlio Kolicmlnus Hal ) Notes , Etc. A Mysterious Disappearance. On Tuesday afternoon a little eight- year-old girl named Daisy Henry , wlillo on her way homo from tlio Lent ; school , was kidnapped by n strangn man , and no trace of tlio missing girl tins yet been discovered. The girl's parents , Mr. and Mrs. .T. C. Nelson , living at Lnko ulid Thirtieth streets , did not return I to rim on Tuesday night , as they were obliged to remain away at work Tlio girl was not , there fore , missed until Wednesday morning , when Mrs. Nelson discovered that slio had not been nt homo during the night. The mother supposed that Daisy had stayed at her grandmother's liou.se , but upon inquiry it was found that she had not been there. Mrs. Nelson then made inquiries , and found , i little girl in the neighborhood who said that she saw n s'ranueman ' talk to DuiHy , and oll'urcd lu-r live cents to go with him towards the river. Daisy did not want to go , but the man linall.y pushed a pieci ! of money into her lolt hand , and then taking her b.y the bund walked oil' with her. This hap pened on Clark street , between 1'ier and King. The stranger appeared as if ho were drunk. He was dressed in dark dollies , and were a brown slouch hat. One coat-sleeve W.IK slightly ripped , llu was of medium si/.e , and had small chin whiskers. The police were notified of tlieso circumstances , but up to this no clue lias boon discovered to the girl's whereabouts. Air. and Mrs. Nelson have also searched all over the city , but with no better success , and arc distracted over the .sad and mysterious disappearance of Daisy , whom they dearly lovis. She was d'ressnd jn a dark gingham dress , hat trimmed witli ribbon , button shoes , red and white striped stockings. She has light hair , and is a briglit , intelligent mid good looking girl. Mr. Nelson .suspects that Willie Henry , her half brother , aged seventeen years , who has secured employment with King , JJurk & Co..s circus , has _ induced olio of the circus men to kidnap the girl to go with the circus , and that slip has been sent out of town. Willie Henry's ' right name is Wilcox , ho being the son of Mrs. Js'ul- Bon's first husband , while Daisy is tlio daughter of her second husband , she hav ing been three times married. Nelson , who is a poor man , iiad told Willie Hen ry that ho was old enough to look out for Inmself , and ho accordingly secured em ployment with the circus. Ho has not been seen , however , since the disappear ance of his halt'sister. . Mr. and Mrs. Nelson hope that a gen erous public will contribute funds to aid thorn in the search for the recovery of the kidnapped girl , as they are poor anil have no money. NEW PACKING HOUSKS. The Union Stock Yards Company Hold mi Important Meeting. An important meeting of the stock holders of the Union Stock Yards com pany was hold yesterday at the ollico of John A. McSliunc. Among these pre sent were Mr. McShane , W. A. 1'nxton , li J M. Woolworth , Herman. Kount/.c and J. V. lioyd. The most important busi ness transacted was the issuing of $200-- 000 bonds to provides for the cost of erect ing the now packing houses for Fowler Bros , in South Omaha. These two houses will cost only about ifliSO.OOO. The ad ditional amount to provide for the erec tion of u packing house for Healy & Alornn , another Chicago linn which has just just made a proposition to the stock yards company. The plans for the Fowler Baothcrs * packing house have just been drawn up tmtl are very complete. They contem a plate two structures , one 107x10(1 ( in i ! ground dimensions , mid another smaller one adjoining it , ISilxK ) . The buildings which will be four stories in height , will bq built of the best brick with stone J trimmings , The larger building will be Jif Jt used for slaughtering hogs entirelywhile if the smaller one adjoining will contain 't ' , the boilers , engines , tanks , etc. The building will be tilled with the latest and most improved machinery , and therowill not bo a moro thoroughly equipped es tablishment in the United States. These plans have all been drawn up by Mr. J. I T. Nicholson , of Chicago , who lias built Ia all lavgo houses owned by Fowler Bros , throughout other western states. He done especially line work on these plans , having spared no pains to make them thoroughly complete. W In audition to these two houses , there will be other out-buildings , such as a lard & refinery , box factory , smokis houses , etc. kt The entire plant will take up live acres , ktf immediately west of the Hammond f mend packing houses. The es Q tablishment will handle hogs exclu h sively , turning out every form of product The capacity will bo from 2,000 to 5,000 per ( lay and it is stated that the supply permitting , the number of hogd slaughtered will never fall belou- tins former figure. u "This will bo grand thhig for Oinalm nml the stockyards , " said JVF. Iloyd to a reporter yesterday : " 1 can toll you that Fowler Jlros. will revolutionize the hog business in this city. They will do an iimuoiisu InitiliiL'.is , and : ire bound to cre ic ate a great market in Omaha. All their goods will bu shipnod direct to Liverpool and lho otliw parts of Kuropo , As for capacity , o 1 doubt if thorn are any larger houses in la Chicago than ours will be , excepting , probably ono or two of Armour's estab lishments. In point of equipment , the now South Omaha houno will c.omparo with any establishment in the country. " Work on the excavation's ' for the pack- tifc in- ; house has progressed rapidly , and fc will bo completed to-day , Tim con iuM tracts will bo let Saturday. It is thought M that the plant will be ready to commeucu in operations by October 1 , at the fur thest. riiK oTiir.it VACKINO IIOIISK. As already intimuto.l , lho Union Stock Ci Yards company is in receipt of an oiler vl from another largo hog packing linn ot vlw Chicago , Healy & Moran. who desire to w : locutu a branch establishment in South cli Oautha. Uoiuls to provide for the erec Fi tion of a small packing liquso for the da firm have been issued , and it is probable fu that their offer will bo favorably con- siitercd. Jo. Grace Iliwtliornc. ( Jraci ! Hawlhorno will open tin engage dli ment at Hoyd's to night , present , te . ing "Cinoona"Fanctou" ! tor Saturday- . J.r uititlneis and "Oliver Twist" on Saturday tui night. Of Miss Hawthorne , the Glabel Democrat of St < Louis says : rcf ' Grace Hawthorne socks to outer a P" , Hold now monopolizoit by Clara Morris wl alone. There arc vorv few actresses to wE day of the emotional school who 61 are above criticism , and Grace Huw ec thonio , with undoubted ability , sx cpieudid method and an Piiniesuios.'j * > t imrpB e.wlrteli is ia Itself worthy of praise , deserves to take h&h rank as nn emotional star , lho audiences which attended the performance w re agree ably surprised , nnd on Friday night when the new candidate for , tngo honors appeared in Miss Multon , she achieved ft triumph which was won on the wonder fully realistic portrayal of that sad , pa thetic role. Miss Hawthorne's work in the third act was equal to anything ever sec.u in this city. It was a marvelous ex hibition of dramatic passionin which was struggle for mastery , the conflicting emo tions of love for her children and cold , stern duty. The now star has made many friends hero who will always gladly welcome her return. Piety Tor tlio Uoliomlnns. The members of the St. Mary's Avenue Congregational church have purchased the frame oflico formerly used by Fred ( Jray On the bottoms , and moved it to the corner of Hickory and Sixteenth .streets. They Intend to adapt it for religious ex ercises , and for the special accommoda tion of the Bohemians of this city. The opening exercises will take place on the 10th of June , the Sunday known to Congregationalists - gregationalists as Children's day. The .sermon will bo preached in Bohemian by Dr. Sclmullcr , of Cleveland , and other addresses , also in lloliominn and English , will be delivered by other gen tlemen of this city. It is not intended at present to supply the place with a pastor , but to enable the people to meet on Sun day and select somebody from among them solves to read a seimon for them , There will be Sunday school every Sun- lav , and it will be under the direction of AVil. : Hussell , of Detroit. The church will bo under the management of the St. Mary's Avenue Congregational church. The trustees areV. . A. Higgins , J. L. "Welshans and A. Yorak. Making thn Midnight Sun. Articles of incorporation were filed with the county cle.rk yesterday by the Kdisoii Territorial Light company of Nebraska. The principal place of business of the corporation will be Omaha , and that , in so far as it may bo clone under the laws of the state of Nebraska , business will be done in the territories of Wyo ming , Utaii , Dakota , Montana and Idaho. The association will carry on the manufacture and sale of electric lights and construct and maintain lines for the transmission of electric currents from central stations to produce illumination for business purposes. Tlio capital stock is $1,000.000 , in 10,000 shares at $100 apiece. The date of the commencement or the association is placed at May S5 ! , 1880 , and of its expiration on the. same date , 1011. 'flic greatest indebtedness at any ono time shall bo $ > ( > ,0)0. ( ) The mcor- porators are Henrv K. Jacobs , F. K. Cril- tendon , F. A. Nash and Lewis A. OrolT. 1'ollcc Court. Among the other cases of intoxication called hofore'Jndge Stenberg yesterday 3 as that of a 13-year-old boy , named Kit Dawson , who is the son of respecta ble parents in this city , lie had been picked up by the police beastly drunk. Tim boy informed the judge that he. was wandering among the cars in the Union Pecilio yards Wednesday when ho ran across a nest of tramps. They stopped him and gave him some alcohol in water to drink. In a few moments the rascals had dosed him .sullieiently to make him helplessly intoxicated. The judge re leased him. Frank Moorcs , John Smith and Sam Jones _ ( presumably not the revivalist ) were lined $ .1 and costs for intoxication. Tlio latter put up his watch as security for the lini ! and the other two were com mitted. Peter Clillbrd , Carl PiersonWil liam Willord , John Harrigan and I'M Warn were released. Three Men Under the Kurlli. Yesterday about 11 o'clock ' "three men who were engaged in digging the gas trench on Saundcrs street , immedi ately south of No. 4 engine house , were partially buried by a caving in of the walls of made earth. They were all slightly bruised and greatly terrilied. The walls are now sheeted and a like ac cident cannot happen. It was also rumored yesterday that a similar accident had occurred on Sher man avenue and that one man had been killed. Up to a late hour the report had not been continued. Hull Not us. The carload of flowers from San Fran cisco intended for the decoration of Gun. Grant's grave will arrive in Omaha this morning morning. J. K. Choatc , superintendent of the Colorado division of the Union Pacific , in i n tlio city. The Union Pacific officials , excepting General Manager Callaway , were in the IJlufl's yesterday testifying before the rail road commission. Jno. liylor , passenger agnnt of the C. B. & Q. , has gone on a lishiug expe dition 10 Spirit Lake. A New Building Association. The articles of incorporation of the Pleasant Hill Building association were filed in lho county clerk's ollice'yesterday The capital stock is $100,003 and the shares are placed at $1,030 , to bo paid in monthly installments of % 2r . The as sociation is to last until 18UO. The indebt edness cannot at any time exceed $ 'jl- ( 000 , Tlio iucorporators are W. A. ( iurd- iioiT. . II. Taylor , W. J. Mount. Sidney Smith , C. 1) . Wyatt , W. K. Zsorfress , 11. L. Seward , K. ( i. Uyloy , F. M. Ellis and N. A. Wales. host $121. Councilman Manville , in walking around town yesterday in tlio per formance of his regular business calls , went to Maples & lirenman to pay thorn for a quantity of sand which ho nad bought from them. He then discovered that his pockctbook was missing. It con tained $121 and some change , a one-hun dred dollar bill , a twenty-dollar gold piece and one dollar in silver , Ho does not know where ho lost the wallet , which was of buckskin. "That Explosion. " The noise v/hioh / attracted the alien tlon of everybody in the vicinity of the Douglas Comity bank , on the corner of Sixteenth and Chicagoslrcols , yesterday about eleven o'clock , and which many supposed to bo the exploding of the safe by burglars , was occasioned by the heavy falling to tin ) lloor above < j | an immense folding bed which was bufflg uintle ready tor retiring. Giiardlan'H Hale of Koal Kstato. Lot 0 in block 235 , located on the north sld of Mason street between 10th and 10th , will bu sold at auction at the north door of the court house on Saturday , May 2U. at 10 o'clock n. m. This lot is unusually valuable for warehouse pur- po.es , being near the business center and easily reached by a railroad track. Title perfect. Want $1,000 Hack. Cath.l ) , Gray was sent to the insane asylum on May > : , 1870 , at an expense of $ i > 3.05. She was maintained there until her death , a short time ago. at a cost to the county of about ? 1,0X ( ) . She died possessed of an estate and the county com- missioiKH's are taking bteps 10 have the county indebtedness refuuilcil out tie ( proceeds of tliu estate , . TOILS OP THE Wound nnd Gnawed In tlio CoitrtB of tlio City. There was an increased attendance at the Powell trial yesterday. Some of the spectators remained throughout the uninteresting examination m the court room , whllo others , n number of whom were ladies , wandered aimlessly around the corridors. The male part of the Flor ence rcpresentation..tho ' walls and niches afforded pretty convenient places for lounging , though it may well bo doubled that complexion of the former will be im proved by the contact of urban coats. Judge Neville presided. The prosecu tion was conducted by Leo iklollo and Judge Haldwin. N. Jj Bnrnham alone appeared for lho defense. The prisoner was calm and almost indilVoront o the disclosures made , his sister being fre quently called upon for information by Mr. Burnham. Three witnesses had been examined up to noon. Tliev were for lho prosecution , ami their names were Carl Goldbrausc , Andrew Lindberg and George Smith. These were witnesses at the lirsl trial , and substantially repeated the most of what they then told. In the case of Lind berg , however , Attorney IJuriiham showed that at the la.it trial , the witness had testified that ho did not know the whereabout * of Stollhig at the time of the shooting of Leslie , and yet , in this ease. ho endeavors to locale him about 100 feet away from the place of meeting of the contestants. This was considered a rat her important feature , and Joins which will have ell'ect upon one side or Ihe other. At noon Smith was on the stand , and had completed his direct testimony. I'ho cross-examination was reserved till 2 o'clock. A new circumstance has come to light in connection with this CM > O. it is the story of a young man named Benjamin Croiby. He lives north of I'lorence , and works for the husband of one of Powell's sisters. 1 le says on the , * ith of November he drove with his master's wife to Povvell'h homo in Florence ! , and then went and saw Leslie . He hail then burn shot about two weeks. He hail known Leslie , ami asked him whether he had made any nnlc-mortnni statement. Ho said he had not. lint that if ho had it would not bo dill'erent from that which ho was then going to jnake. He then re lated , so Cnihliy states , that himself and George Smith and Sidling iiad been on terms"of criminal intimacy with a cer tain woman north of Florence , ami they Iiad been discovered by Powell. They feared ho would disclose the fact to t ! > e husband of tlio woman , and thus cause scandal and lead to disastrous cense quences. The three Lotharios , it is said deliberated over the matter and came to the conclusion "to do Powell up. " On the Sunday of the shooting , therefore , Leslie said that he himself , Stelling and Smith came to Omaha , got full of boor and whisky and went homo with tlio un derstanding of killing Powell before ten o'clock that night. Leslie then lamented that the agreement had been made , and that ho would not have been brought into tlie trouble it it had not been for Smith and Stelliug , both of whcm put him for ward and got out of the way themselves. Crosby is willing to swear to this _ slato- meutand thuro was anoLher party in the room who had also listened to it. Judge Crawford sat in Judge Wako- ley's court yesterday and disposed of the call as follows : Brown ot al vs. Steplienson ; Fay vs Summons ; L'agu vs Brown ; Billiard vs Omaha , and the mat ter of the estate of Isaac Edwards , de ceased , were passud. The case of liotln VH Woll'sheimcr , and Valentino and Hahlo against Wolslieimnr , were con tinued. The eaee of MeGavoek against the city of Omaha was ordered lor to day 'fho case ; of Nelson vs Stein , was ordered and went to trial yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock. . .iiumiM'riTi.i.orii. : . The matter of the Bloomer estate is being heard by Judgu MeCiilloel ) . In the case of Graham & Benewa , real es tate agents against Pcycko Bros. , for $55 commission on the alleged sale of cer tain property , the decision was in favor of the defendants. HO STOIjE THE WVTCIl ? A Mysterious Case InVliioli Hubert Macotnl ) is Principal. Robert. Macomb was brought before Judge Stenberg yesterday charged with tlio theft of a watch from Paul lliokinan , a boarder at the St. James hotel. Ho told his story and was released by the judge. Macomb exhibited letters of introduc tion to Omaha business men from Gen. Sherman and other prominent men in the east , whom he claims as his friends. Ho stated Unit he came out to Lincoln a few days ago to accept a clerical position in the penitentiary , but being dissatisfied with tlio outlook , returned to Omaha. Before getting on the train lie imbibed pretty Ireely. and before the journey was half accomplished , ho was too drunk to sit up straight. Ho fell into the hands of two card-sharpers , who succeeded in "cleaning him out" for every cent ho had. Coming to Omaha , ho put up at the St. James hotel Monday morning ho was walking up Tenth street , meditating on nis penniless condition , when ho met one of the tlireo-card-inonto men , who oll'ercd to soil him , as ho says , a litie silver watch. "You robbed mo of every cent I Iiad , " Macomb returned ; "I am not in a fix to buy your watch. " "Very well , " said Ihc other man , "take the watch ; go in that pawnshop , soak it , and we'll ' talu the money and huyu a good time. " The pawnbroker advanced some nionoy on the timepiece , and Macomb and the card-man enjoyed a short mati- nco at the bar. Later on , as Macomb was passing the pawnshop , tlio broker call211 him in and told him that tlio watch had been stolen and that the police were about to swear out a search warrant to take it into their possession , Macomb at once returned the amount loaned on the watch , took it up to the police court , and told his story to tlio judge. Yes terday ho was released , as above stated. Later on , Paul Hich , tlio young man from whom the watch was stolen , ap peared in police court this mornjng and wanted to swear out a warrant against Maconib for the tlicftof the watch. Much lo his disgust the judge decided that there were not hiilllclcnt grounds for lho issu ance of the warrant. Hich claims that Macomb registered at the St. James , under an assumed name , Johnson , and that that circumstance in itself is enough to warrant suspicion. Macomb comes from Milwaukee and has well connected relations in this city. HIDING ON A "SNOW PLOW.1 Tlio nomnrUablo Kxporienco of n Columbus Man. Aaron Cue , of Columbus , Nob. , is in the city , conferring with the Union Pa cific ollicials about a proper award of damages to him , on account of injuries received by him on their rend last winter , Mr. Cue's experience was indeed a re markable one being nothing less than being run dawn and scooped up by one of the mammoth snow plows used on the Union Pacific road. Mr. Cue thus re lates the story of the occurrence : "It was during that terrible snow storm in January that the accident'whi.ch crippled mo for life occurred. About 11 o'clock in the morning 1 started from my house to go across the Union 1'acilic. ' juteudlus to vb.it .a When crossing the track in the blinding snow storm I was struck by something , 1 didn't know what it was. I could sfcol the cold snow pressing around anc , I felt that I was being whirled through space , and then I became unconscious. I must have been carried about two miles before I was thrown off by tlio iiow-plow. I recovered con.sciousnnsssoon and jumped lo my feet. Where 1 was I didn't know. I had completely lost my bearings. I wandered on and on , and still I could find no house to shelter mo. All the time the snow was falling heavily , and tile tcmpcraturo was sinking further and further below zero. 1 foil fliat the blood in my veins was becoming colder and more sluggish , aiul 1 know that I was slowly frec/.ing to death. But 1 deler- mined not to give up until tlio last moment , and by good luck I was saved. I was found at about C o'clock that evening , by a man who look mo into his house , and did everything ho could lor mo. 1 must have been in a prclly bad shape , for the snow plow had fractured my leg , and during the seven hours 1 had wandered through the storm 1 was sulToring untold tortures. However - over , I managed to pull throuirh , and shall soon be able to got around. But I don't care to do any moro riding on : i snow plow. " _ TALUS WITH THAVKLEHb. Short Interviews Gathered In tlio Ho tel HnttuutaH. Aaron CUP , Columbus , A'cfi. . * Yes , 1 saw thn sleeping beauty , Minnie Disliner , the other day. She is the young lady whoso remarkable nap about six months ago was the talk of the western country. She is looking like death at present , pale and perfectly lifeless. She looks as though she were not going to live long. Minnie will not talk of her remarkable experi ence , except to say that she was con scious through it all and that she was ter ribly tortured by the experiments of the physicians upon her. She says that the pain produced by tlio electric batteries which were attached to her was some thing awful. But she refuses to tell fur ther what her thoughts ar.il feelings were during the trance , nor will she talk about the causes which produced her remarka ble condition. " C. M. CoWtthoo ) / Xcb. : "I was present at the hanging bee at Sidney last week when Jim Reynolds , the murderer , was executed , 1 never saw a man lake any thing more coolly in my life. Ho did not appear to bo al all frightened or nervous. Ho did not say anything on this scaffold except to ask the minister to make a good prayer , remarking at the same time that he wanted to die before it was over. The plunge was made just before the clergy man finished his prayer. Reynolds' neck was not broken by the fall. Ho lived for twelve or thirteen minutes after the trap was sprung. 510.00 Howard will bo paid for lho re turn to this ollicc ot a pair of gold specta cles lost near the depot last evening. I'lio Champion Team Gold Medal. Hoi.mtKciNeb. : . , May 215. To the Edi tor of tlio HUE : In your issue of May2-t I noticed you published thu programme of the Nebraska State Sportsmen's tournament , and records of the cups and badges , where won , by whom , and the scoros. In the contest for tha champion team gold medal of the Nebraska State Sports men's association , contested for by teams of two.you state it was won-by tliu Lincoln icani at Lincoln , score eighteen ; this is a mistake. The medal was first contested for at Lincoln in 188 ; ! . the conditions be ing ten birds to each man and 'two men to constitute a team , and was won by the Somalia team , score twenty , which has never been equalled and certain ! v never will he beaten. Myself and Dr. J. C. Eh- erly constituted the team. I make the above statement in justice to Mr. Eborly , myself and lho Ncmahn Sportsmen's club of Brownvillo. JAMES W. Diix. 500 acres land in Thayer county , Neb. , to sell or trade for merchandise. Address John Lindcrholm , 014 S. 10th St. , Omaha , JSynnsrocne Notes. This evening at the synagogue Dr. Benson will lecture upon the subject , "A Lesson From the Past. " Divine ser vices at the synagogue commence at 7iO : ! o'clock. Tlio confirmation class , composed of ten of the most promising pupils of Itabbi Benson's Sabbath school , is mak ing rapid progress in its studies and era tions. The event , being the first of the kind held in this city by the Jewish church , promises to bo both instructive and impressive. Habbi Benson is making arrangements to give at an early day a picnic for the children of his Sabbath school. A meet ing of flio ladies of the congregation has been called lor Saturday morning , after tlio services , to confer about the matter. Opolt's Hotel , Lincoln , Neb. , opened March Ifith , first class in every respect. The Hllcliorn lor Power. The county commissioners before long will order a survey of the land between thii city and Elkhorn , for the purpose of determining the level between the two points. They estimate the cost of the same at § 100. Commissioner Timino is of t ho opinion that tlio plan of bringing ( lie Elkhorn river to this city for power pur poses is feasible , and further that by fol lowing natural watercourses and cutting through the spurs of a few of the inter vening hills , the objection made of requiring aqueduct * , would be obviated and at a comparatively reasonable outlay. Hare HarRiihiH In Koal Ksluto. All auction sale of 185. lots in Scott's addition to Hapid Cily will bo hold on Friday , May 88th , 1880. This offers a rare chance for bargains. These lots are OOxlJJO , COxllW and 50xlU3 foot , splen didly located three-fourths of a mile from the business contra of Rapid City commanding a magnificent view of tliu entire city , Uapid valley and SUIT oun ing country. SAMUKI , ScoTTfi Music nt tlio Tlio following Is the programme ) of musio at the synagogno to night : "Cod ! , Our All iu AH"-Quartetto . , . lieethovcn Choir. "llightcous Art Thou , O Jx nl" Tenor Solo Mr. W. H. Wllkins. " Vlcna Mea" Duett . Campana iMIss L. Moses. Mrs. K P. Day. ' 'Sabbath ' Evening" Quartette . Atibcr Choir. Miss Rothschild , organist. Air. AU. Meyer , director of choir. When j'ou como to Lincoln , stop at the Commercial Hotel , if you want homo comforts. C , W. KITCHEN , Proprietor. A Writ of Habeas Corpus. The attorneys of Frank Baldwin and Henry Farmer who refused on Sunday night to assist Officer Ormsby in arrest ing Morris Coogan , tlio "man with the iron jaw , " will endeavor to secure .their clients' rolcaso on a writ of habeas corpus. It is claimed that -tho laws of the state do not make such refusal a crime , and that therefore the city ordi nance bearing on the uubjcct is void and iucttcctuul. Memorial Dny at Unity Church. Next Sunday morning there will bo a special memorial service in Unity church. Musio and ceremony will bo devoted to commemorating the uatriotio dead. The Omaha Veteran club have voted to attend the service , and all veterans , whether of the army or navy , are invited to bo pres ent. Donations of tlowers arc to bo used in decorating the church. OHM ) . IlAMlLTON-Mnyeciu , AdaS. , daughter of G. U. and -Ma lo A. Hamilton , ageil IS years mult ) months. Kunor.il will take place to-tiny at 3 p. in. from the family residence , 1512 Jones sticcU Friends of the family Invited. The Imke That .Joseph Mnilc. Tlio European press published the statement three or four weeks ago Hint the Egyptian Minister of Public Works had decided to utilize the recent dis covery of the bed of ancient LakuMouris. Ho wishes to rebuild tlio old canal that nearly 4,000 , years ago was dug between the basin and Hie Nile , and make this great depression about sixty miles west Cairo once more the reservoir for the surplus waters of the Nile at Hood. He has , therefore , declined the oiler made through Mr. C. White-house to restore Lake Mooris by private enterprise to its ancient function of receiving and dis pensing the waters of the Nile. This is a proposal to repeat in modern times a great engineering enterprise which the patriarch Joseph is said b.y some authorities to have carried out. It is all the moro noteworthy because the fact that Lake Mooris ever existed has been denied for centuries. Limuil some forty years auo revived the notion that Herodotus told the truth after all , but not until 1882 did tlio bo.sl geographical authorities agree that there was once a Lake Moeris , and that its ancient l d had been found. Of the wonders Unit Herodotus de scribed as existing near Memphis , two , the Labyrinth and Lake Moeris , have been unknown to modern research , lie nnd other ancient writers atrreod in de scribing Lake Moeris , as a reservoir of tlio Nile , -150 miles in eircumtoronco , ! ! 00 feet deep and full of fish of twenty-two species. There were dykes at the mouths of the canal by which the engineers stored up or distributed its water supply. The lake was mostly bordered by the desert. On its banks lived multitudes of fishermen , who caught and sailed the fish that bred freely in the lake , which owed its existence to one or moro artificial channels connecting it with the Nile. Herodotus , Strabo , Diodorus , Pliny , and other ( Srcek and Latin writers have boon freely charged with falsehood or exaggeration in what they wrote about Lake Moeris. C. Ptolemy placed the horn-shaped lake on his map on the very place where exists tlio great depression of similiar shape to which jt is now as signed. Some copies of his map , how ever , do not contain tlio lake , and editors of Ptolemy in the fifteenth century ex- purged it from the map , nnd it is only re cently that it has reappeared on all the best maps. Chielly through the 10- scarehcs of Linant , Whitohouse , and , last of all , Stadler , whoso observations completed in February established the correctness of previous explorations , tlio world has at last been convinced that on the southern edge of the Fayouin exists a great depression , which is : > 00 feet below the level of the river , and is sep arated by a chain of nil's ' from the Nile , with which it was once connected by the IJaiir Josnf or Canal of Joseph , anil per haps also by another artificial channel. It is assorted thai , Mr. Wliitehousc and the engineers in Egypt's service who ac companied him hihislast journey in 188. ) . that the work of restoring tlio lake wijl prove comparatively easy. They esti mate that during the time of the Nile's Hood the basin can receive at least 00,000,000 cubic metres of water a day , and that this volume , shut up in a safe reservoir , will avert all danger of the ex cessive inundations that althct tlio fertile delta. From this reservoir also , when the Nile is low , water can bo sent back to the river for the purpose of navigation or irrigation. They also assert that a vast amount of land now perpetually under water can , by means of this reservoir , be restored to agriculture ; that the big lakes around Alexandria will thus be drained , and tlio Mediterranean shores of Egypt will again resemble the mouths of of the Rhine and the coast of Holland. Picturesque Canada. An opportunity such as is rarely af forded , to visit tlio remarkable pictur esque but little Known regions of the Canadian Dominion , as well as her chief cities , and above all Niagara Falls and the St. Lawrence river , is now offered to the public by tlio Michigan Central on the occasion of the annual session of the Supreme Lodge , Knights of Pythias , at Toronto , on the thirteenth of July next. Two routes are offered. Ono direct via Michigan Central to St. Thomas and thence via Canadian Pacific lo Toronto. The other via Michigan Central to Nia gara , stopping at Falls View where lho lines ! views ot the falls arc to be had , and crossing the hike to Toronto by steamer. The tare from Chicago to Toronto mid return is only .fO. Arrangenients have also been made for the sale of round trip tickets to American visitors , from Toron to to Montreal and return , all rail , via Canadian Pacific , with privilege of stop ping over at Ottawa , the capital of the dominion , 8 , or going one way by steam er and another by rail , $10 , while the rate to Quebec and return with similar privileges is but two dollars more. Any detailed information relative to routes , rates , accommodations or tickets can bo had upon application to O. W. Rngglos , general passenger and ticket agent of the Michigan Central , Chicago. . MTKHAHV NOTES. Harper's Magazine for Juno has for a leading article "Tho United States Navy , " by Roar Admiral Edward Simp son , U. S. N. , profusely Illustrated. Ho points out that we are still wanting in two things which arc necessary to make our nuvy effective the steel armor plating of our ships and the construction of heavy steel guns equal to these made abroad , "A Lump of Sugar , " an illustrated arti cle by 11 , It. Bowkor , treats of tlio cul ture of the sugar cano and of sugar- making. "Their Pilgrimage , " Charles Dudley Warner's story of American so ciety , deals with summer life at New port , and Mr. Blackmore's novel , "Hpringhaven , " is continued , Kentucky mountaineer life is described by James Lane Allen , and in "The Homo Acre" Mr. E. P , Roe points out how much can bo made out of small holdings of land by a proper treatment of the soil and a wise selection of trees , small fruits , flow ers and vegetables , Tlio editorial de partments are sustained by Mr. ( Jcorgo William Curtis in the "Easy Chair , " Mr. W. D. Howells in the "Study , " and Mr. Charles Dudley Warner in the "Drawer. " J.T. Trowbridge's now serial , "The Kelp Gatherers , " is the loading feature of the Juno St. Nicholas. "Little Lord Fauntloroy" is continued , and we are told how that young nobleman learned to ride , and many other interesting items abouthim , "How shall wo Spend the Summer ) " is a question more of ten asked than satisfactorily answered at this sea son ; but the two articles entitled "Tho Hoys' Paradise" and "A Boy's Camp" will throw a great deal of light on this perplexing snbjocl ; while those who pre fer-to pass their vacation in Europe can join Frank It. Stockton's ' 'Personally Conducted" party aud visit till the beau- DEWEY & STONE , FURNITURE One of the Best and Largest Stocks in the United States to Select From , OMAHA , NEB. C. E MAYNE , REAL ESTATE DEALER , S. W. OEt. 15th AXI > FAKXAM , O31IAIIA. Property oi every description for sale in all parts of the city. Lauds tor sale In county in Nebraska. A complete sot of Abstracts of Titles of Douglas County kept. 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" The story of George Washington is continued through the ex citing events of 1770-7 ; Henry Kekford has moro "Wonders of the Alphabet" to relate , and there are sketches anil poems , A finely engraved drawing from Hou- don's bust of Benjamin Franklin is the frontispiece of the Juno Century , and several pages of "Unpublished Letters of Benjamin Franklin , " edited by the Hon. John Bigolow , add to tlio literary interest of the number. The Hov. Dr. J. M. Buckley contributes a remarkable article on "Faith-Healing and Kindred Phenomena. " The illus trated papers are a "Literary Ramble , " by Austin Dobsou , along the Thames from Fiilliain to Chiswick ; Mrs. Schuylor van Itenssclaer's second paper on "American Country Dwellings , " "Har vard's Botanic Garden and Its Botanists , " by Ernest Intersoll ; and a paper by John Burroughs on "Birds1 Eggs. " The Antietam campaign is the subject of the war papers in this number , the iilustra lions referring mostly to the battle of Antietam , and forming perhaps the richest pictorial contribution yet made lethe the series. General James Long.street'H reminiscences are covered by the title , "Tho Invasion of Maryland" ; General John G. Walker writes of the battles of "Harper's Ferry and Slmrpsbiirg" the latter being the confederate name for Antietam ; Colonel Henry Kyd Douglas , of Jackson's start" , relates anecdotes of "Stonewall Jackson Maryland" ; and Charles Carleton Codin , the war correspondent pendent , describi.s"Scencs at Antietam. " The contents of "The Popular Science Monthly" for Juno illustrate the varied character of the liold which that publiea lion cultivates. Tlio moro than a dozen articles it contains concern as many different aspects of scientific lhouglttyct ; , while distinct in subject and treatment , they arc as ono in fulelity to the avowed purpose of the magazine , of extending knowledge and making it attractive. A HISTORICAL COFFEE HOUSE. Its Proprietor's Iteociit Expectance willi New York Jioycottcru. New York special , May 22 : A ludi crous boycott is over. Oliver Hitchcock's coffee and cake house is thronged again after a week of lonesomensss. This is a historic establishment. In the days when literary bohomianism was an interesting element in New York journalism , and George Arnold , Artemns Ward , Hod House , N. ( J. Sheppard , and oilier bum mers perforrea idleness and catch faro to work and comfort , Hitchcock's restau rant was their favorite eating house at night. Ten cents would biy a good cup of cotl'co and three bis cuits hot from the grindlo , and a dime moro would bring a plate of pork or corned beef and beans , while pie and crullers were correspondingly cheap. Of late years the customers have been lho mechanical employes of the night printing ollicos , car drivers and con ductors , and newsmen watting for their stocus of tlio morning papers. Hitch cock got rich , retired from business in favor of liis son. bought a fast horse , and set out to enjoy himself as a man of leisure. But ho didn't like sport ; he longed to get back into the big basement , aiiuwithiii a year ho was there as before , with a white apron on , tilling the shout ed orders for "Coffee an" three. " "Once on the liuck pic , " ami "Brown tlio dough again" The strike of employes on the 'iTiird Avenue railroad is over so far as lho running of cars is coneor.iod , the places of the strikers having been filled , hut the receipts of the company are depreciated through the efforts of the trades unions to divert travel to parallel roads. Hitch cock started from his up-lown resi dence lo go lo the restaurant in Park row. As ho Was about lo board a Third avenue car a striker asked him logo to Second or Fourth avenue instead. Ho replied that ho would ride as ho pleased , and nt the same time told Iiis interlocutor logo to the place of eternal torment for lho wicked. This was reported to the mechanics who were accustomed to eat in the colfeu and cake saloon , and they boycotted the concern effectually. Heaps of dough remained uncooked , great rounds of beef molded on the counter , and piecrust advanced from original soggincss to inedible dcsication. But it is all [ over now. Hitchcock has apol ogized , and promised to ride no morn on a i'hird avenue car. Moreover , ho has set apart to-night for the offended but now appeased customers to oat and drink gratis , and the tamous restaurant is full of hilarity. He Couldn't Htnnd Ko Miiali Kllquetto. lUnver Tribune : "Western people , " writes a Yankee traveler , "go to their death on ctimiotto. You canH toll a man li'Ti ) that ho lies , as you can down east , without lighting. A few days ago a man was telling his neighbors in my hearing , n pretty large story. ' ' .Says 1 , 'fctrangor. that's a whopper1 ! "Says ho , lay thovo , stranger ! ' "And in tlio hvwUling of an eye , I found myself in a ditch , the worse for wear and tear. "Upon nnothc.r occasion , says I to a man 1 never saw before , as a woman passed ; 'Thai isn't a specimen of your Western woumu , 1 should think ? ' "Says he , 'You ' are afraid of fever and ague , stranger , ain't ' yon1 " 'Very much , ' said I. " 'Well , ' replied he , 'that lady is my wife and if yon don't apologixe in two minutes , by tlio honor ol a gentleman , I swear that these two pistols' ( which ho hold cocked in his hands ) 'shall euro you of that disagreeable disorder entirely to don't fear , stranger. ' "So 1 knelt down and politely apolo gized. " 1 admire this western country much , bill curse mo if 1 can stand so much etiquette , it always takes me so un awares. " lie Knew Kxnotly Where to Tnkc ItiuT Arkaimw Traveler : A man jumped \ off a railway I rain and sprang'into iij hack. ' ( "What hotel do you wish to go to ? " asked the driver. "I am an Irishman and have just ar rived in this country , and-- " "All , 1 see , you want me to take you to the polls. " Absolutely Pwe * Tills poivilcr nor r vnrloi. 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