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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : SUNDAY AUGUST 22 , 18SO.-TWELVE PAGES.
i THE DAILY BEE. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING. OP stmscrttpTtoy : Dolly 'Mornintr Kdltlou ) Including Siinclnj * ORB , Onn Vcnr . $100) I-orSI * Month * . t , no rorTliren Moulin . 250 Tlio Oiimlin PMinlfiy IlKH.muiKxl to nny , Olio Your . . . f.03 OMAIU Oi-rtrs , . > - ' . xo. ! u AN-H oil J'Atmv Snirrr. NKir Vom < own : . UHDM HS , Tinfir.Ni : III-II.IHMI. YVAdUINUKUl UKK1CK , No.GIS KoCUTKtNTIl MtllKKT. All eoininunloilinn1 ? iclatltiK to nown i- torlal tnnlior slumM bo aadiOaScU to tlio liiu- ton W THE HIK. : l titi'lniwilcttur * nnd remit tnncco should lie -cMod to TUB Hu. < I'I-IIMSIIIMI COMPANV , ( IMlllv. Mi-ntts. rhojkq mid iinstDllIro ordori to bo uiado i > nj utile to the order of thu company , THE BEE POBLISHIfllliPJlliy , PROPRIETORS. . K. UOSEWATKU , Kntron. THK l > 'Vliiy 1JHI3. Kworn Statement ofClrctitatlnn. Ktnto of Nebraska , I County of Douglas , i " Hl ( ieo. 15. Tzschut'k.NOcietaryot the Jlf > o Pub- IIMilim company , dot-s solemn ! } * fuvrnr that the arUml circulation of the Dallv Iteo for the week ending Aug. 'JOth , 1HSO , was as follows : 8atiiidny.mii 12,000 Nnnilny , l.Mh Jl.Vfl Monday. Kith i : , ere Tuesday. I7lh 12Ki : ) ) Wcdiirsdav , l lh l'JB.l : ThiirMlay.'lutli 12rj : : , 1'ridny , aoth 1-VtOO Average 12GJ : ( ir.o. B. 'IV.srnt-ri * . Subscribed M\ \ < \ sworn to before no this 21st day ot Aiiyust , ISiC. N. 1' . Knii. . I IAI. : . | Notary 1'tibllc. ( ! eo. U. Tzschurk , belnpcfliKtduly swornic- ( rosc nnd says that ho Is secretary of the Ueo I'lilillslilnc company , that thu actual aveniec dally circulation ot the Daily Hoe for the mouth of .January , 1W > , wa.i 10T3 , : ! copies ; lor Fclirunry , 1W1 , 10.MG cojiles ; for Alnrch , WT. , II.GIJT colcs ) : for Anrll , 1S.SO. IP.,101 copies ; fnrJIny , 1KM5 , 12.-1S9copies ; for.luue , ISbO , R2US copies ; for July , W. 12,31-1 copies. UKO. 1) . 'IV.scutTK. Subscribed ami ( .worn to bofoio me , this Bd ilny of August , A. D. 18SO.N. N. l' . Fr.ir , , fsr.AT. . ! Notary Public. ContoiitHof tlio Sunday Hen. Pace 1. Vcw York Herald Cnhlegranis. Specials to the Jiii : . Jllscellany. Oeaural TelcKraphlc News. Pane a. Iowa and Nebraska News. City News. allscollnny. Advertisomoiits. I'.iito ! I. Special Advurtlscinents. Clcncral and hoeal Markets. Pniro-1. Editorials.-J'olltlcal Points.-The Cuimly Sardine Uox.by J. 11. J. Uyan. Mis cellany. Paces. Lincoln Letter. The Work of the Cowboy. Miscellany. Advertisement. An Historic Diamond. Puuo fl. Council Ultiirs News. Miscel lany. Advcttlseiiicnts. 1'atw 7 , Tlio ( Juartcnimstcr's Depot , by K. A. O1 llrlen A Ions the Jtiver Uank. Mlscel- lany. AdvcitlsumcnU. Puce H. Oeiicr.il City News. Local Adver- tlCPMlOlltS. I'ttuel ) . Itlllc Itantco nt Hcllcviio , by K. A. O'Hiicn. California's honir Branch , by Clement Chase. Men Are Xot What. They Seem. A Chapter o Early History. Mis cellany. I'nfco 10. The County Scat of Cass. The May Day devolution , by Andrew Carnegie. licaiitlful Lake Como , by Miriam Chase. Pfijfc 11. Prose and Poetic Poesies. Honey for the Ladies. Conmibialtlus. Peppermint UroilJ. MtKlonl nnd nrainntlc. Kducn- ilouul. IluHirloiis. Impieties. Smeulari- tics.-'Ucimnil Misccllnnv. " Pnpco ij. ; A Ilattlo nn"tlio Plalns.-Wash- Iticton Millionaires. The Ulirhtsof VVoinah- liood.PoetryaiulProso Selections. STU.VAVS show which way the lemon- Tni- : cable line which hesitates to build first is lost. THKIJI : is no safe place in this free land for the advocates of murder and Urn apostles of ruin. THU motto , "Don't bo a clam , " has boon changed during the present hot weather to "Don't bo a grease spot. " TriEUB appears to have been no con flict among the jurors in the auarchist case. The verdict as announced was reached on the first ballot. Cnuiicn HcnvK'3 "boodle" is being frcoly distributed in advance of the con vention , but "boodle" will fail to materi ally change the. result of the people's ballots , THE sudden zeal of the administration to deplete the treasury surplus is note worthy. It is ascribed to tlio double motive oi relieving Wall street and help- imiho democracy. It may accomplish tlio former , but it comes too late to do much for the latter. IT having boon stated that Mrs. Cleve land will open the Minneapolis exposi tion by an electric connection established with the president's ' cottage in tlio Aui- rondncks , St. J.oms is proposing to civ\ gage her for a similar service for thi * ' ex position in that city. Mil. Tn.DKN'3 tWK-outor's are understood to object to tlio Hinallnoss of their com pensation under the terms of the will. . This in llxod at $5,000 a piece during tlio continuance of the trust , or in other words , for life. Messrs , Green , Smith Uigelow must want a slice of the earth. A IIUXIWF.I ) odd noros of Omaha su burban real estate sold a few months ago for if-O-'i.OOO , two weeks later for $55,00'J , ' , nnd on Friday last for $75,000. The pos sibilities of next year are enough to tlaz- /.hi any ono but the hardened real estate dealers , who are already Ilguring way up in tlio millions. THK lion. Samuel . Randall spoke his llttlo picco at the mass mooting of Irish men at Chicago , i'ridav evening , and ac cording to the report gave them the Bound advice not to lot politics creep within their counsels. None the loss it is tiot to bo believed that Mr. Uaudall trav eled all the way from Philadelphia to Chicago cage solely to show his devotion to the Irish cause , Samuel is deuced sly , and it isn't his fault if a good opportunity to advance his own cause slips by him , advertisement for plans for a now Catliolio church calls attention to the re markable growth of cnthollcism In Omaha and throughout the state , Few cities of the slv.o boasts of so many handsome and substantial church buildings occupied by Roman Catholic worshippers and few fctalcs in the far west of so many charges nnd faithful missionaries. This result is duo In largo degree to the generous and steady stream of contributions from the church membership , to faithful steward ship on the part of the trustees and to the wise and far-sighted guardianship of the Bishop of Omaha. 'JJishop O'Connor combines the rare qualifications of line business ability and the learning of the cloisters. Ho is quite as much at homo at ills desk surrounded with abstracts of titles and audited accounts of parishes as ho la in the Kplscopul pulpit preaching the doctrines of the church. S.ito nnd Unsafe Investments , The activity of the real cslato market continue * unabated. The number of transfers breaks all tlio records. Money is rapidly changing hands In Omaha and the amount now being planted in city realty U quite without precedent. The remarkable growth of Omaha is respon sible for much of this n\traordmnrv de mand foi real estate. Wo have not only doubled in stable population during the past live years , but wo have materially increa'-cii in wealth. Our trade is double and our manufacturing industries have enlarged In almost equal proportion" . Pavement * , sewers , walor supply and other feature * of metro politan life have attracted from the small towns of Nebraska and the neighboring states a largo number of men of means with money to invest in homes and solid dollars to plant in inter est bearing property. Foreign capital , to the -ivctent of several millions , has sought investment in our midst , releasing an equal amount of homo canilal. The real nitato boom is the consequence. The question whether Omaha real es tate Is a safe Investment can bo best answered by pointing to the manner in which eastern capitalists are dealing in it. Any vent tire Is a safe investment which will bring a fair rate of Interest as a return on the money invested. Thu safest of nil investment1 ; , in n growing city , Is realty close to the business centre. This ne\l safest is that which is next closer. Any city lot or addition property which ha.i an immediate rentable valua or can be made available lor renting purposes by an expenditure within the means of the owner , is a safe investment , not a doubtful speculation. The prices of Omaha real estate arc not high when compared with these of Kansas City and St. Paul. Within reasonable limits from tha centre of population property is rea sonable in prlco. Hut there is danger of inflation in tin- line of "outside prop- crt } . " Farm land cut up into lots is still farm hind unless accessible and available for residence purpose. ] . City lots five or six miles from the city limits , under precut * - cut conditions , cannot bo considered in any other light than that of purely specu lative ventures. They tire based on hopes for thn future rather than on r. knowl edge of the requirements of the present. Ho Knows AVhy. According to Church Howe , tlio sup port of the HKE would be death to his candidacy. How strange. Three weeks ago the artful dodger from the bunks of the Kemaha was boasting that lie was assured of Hose water's help in Ins can vass. vass.A A visit to tins office undeceived him. Neither his throats nor Ins pleas for si lence succeeded in changing Iho situa tion as it was. Promises of reform will not pass muster among honest men who have been sold out time and again by this confirmed trickster. No man knows belter than Church llowo why ho is opposed by the BIE : and why it opposition voices the senti ment of honest men everywhere in the stale of Nebraska. His record is dyed so deeply with fraud , falsehood and corrup tion that the stains will last as long as Nebraskans have memories. A man whoso plndgcs tire not worth the breath wasted in making them , a poli tician whoso hands are dyed with bribe money nnd legislative blackmail , n mountebank whose ground and lofly po litical tumbling from ono parly platform to another and from every conceivable side of every living question to the oppo site standpoint suoh a man must have a check of adamant to appeal to his rec ord and charge that its honct.t exposure will only assist the advancement of his political aims. Pnrty wreckers may defy public senti ment and hoot at the ctlbct of the scalpel which dissects for the education of voters tlio black history of such danger ous corruptions as Church Howe. Hut the people are behind the politicians and hold Iho casting vote. There should bo no danger of Ilowo'a nomination. Tiroro is not the shadow of a danger of his nlejj. 1 * " ' " lion. * From Polltic-hiii to 1'coplc. Senator Van Wyck's ' call for an expres sion of the popular preference on the senatorial question naturally disgusts the professional politicians. They arc Indignant that anyone slioulil presume to question their nowcr and right to select the rqpi'Gsentativo of Nebraska in the in.fyer house of congress. Accord ingly , tlio request of ( ioneral Van Wyck that the voters of the state , acting under the constitutional proviso , should voice their preference for senator strikes the honorable bilks and legislative lobbyists as a picco of audacious impertinence. Such a precedent , if established , would destroy their occupation. . This is precisely what the people of the state intended when they engrafted the much discussed proviso on Iho constitu tion and made provision by statutory en actment for carrying it into olTect. It was drafted to bring the senatorial elec tion closer to the voles of the people. Under its terms , no legislator who votes in joint session can plead ignorance of the will of his constituents or violate his pledges through a mistaken judgment of the force of public sentiment , The law passed by the legislature to give ofl'cct to the constitutional proviso waa drawn up on the assumption that representatives of the people are honest spokesmen for their constituents. It assumes that the popular will once known , will bo promptly carried into op eration by the men elected for that uur- poso. poso.While While the constitution 6f the United States determines the method by which senators shall be chosen by the legisla tures it loaves to the states the determi nation Hi * to how legislators shall bo made to voice the popular wish on senatorial rial issues , The gravest cause of com plaint with the national senate to-day is its lack of sympathy with the people of the country. It is obstructive and arrogant. Depending upon the politicians for their sis years , tenure of ofllce , the senators , with few exceptions , arc more interested in pandering to the wishes of the lobby than in complying with the will of the great majority , which they are supposed to represent. The railroads control the legislatures of many states. It is not surprising that they control the senators which the railroads scJcct. Grout mon eyed interests dictate the choice of the joint sessions in other states and the sen ators chosen are the abject tools of the money power. lietwoon the ponplo , who work and to'l ' and pay taxes and wJio are most vit&My interested in good government , nnd the United States senate , two barriers aie erected , the lobby and Iho legislature. It is tn do away with tlio llrst of thco that Nebraska's law , to which Senator Van Wyck appeals , hag boon created. It is well that , tlio statute .should havr n fair trial In Nebraska , and that the ap peal from the politicians to the people should bo made by a senator whoso rec ord of live years of unbroken service for tin.1 people will outlast all the malicioti ? assaults of the politicians who are banded together to defeat him. The Knit1 nnd It.vpo4ltlon. The Interstate Fair and Exposition which opens in this city on September Gth will surpass in elements of attractive in terest any display of its kind over before given in this section. The exhibits will bo more numerous , the space covered greater , the outside attractions larger. The managers have piollled well from pnt experience. Nothing that largo moans and hard labor can accomplish lias boon loft undone. Ample buildings , beautifully renovated grounds , Iho fastest half milo course in America and < vii Exposi tion structure roomy , light and sale will provide rare facilities lor displays which will at once amuse and instruct the great crowds who are certain to bo in attendance. The com pletion of the railroad to the grounds af fords unequalled transportation facilities lor exhibits and exhibitors , while the re newal of the enclosure ami the buildings within make what is , without question , the neatest and the most interesting fair grounds In the west. The exposition which will bo held at the same time as the fair promises to bo fully as attractive. Bvery foot of space has already been taken. To comply with the pressure from anxious exhibitors , the managers have boon compelled to construct an annex. Trade , art and in dustry will bo well represented. Nebraskans - braskans will bo afforded an opportunity to see what Ncbraskans are doing. A listf ! of score of other states and territo ries in the Missouri valley will outer the list as exponents of western enterprise. The managements of the fair and ex positions having done their part , it re mains for the people to do theirs. A large , a generous attendance should bo guarrantoed. The great stimulus to all enterprise is public appreciation of the efforts of enterprising men. t A Great Kducntional Movement. There is no fact connected with tlio growth and expansion of the intellectual and moral forces of the time mere inter esting and remarkable than the phenom enal progress of the Chatitauqua move ment , which it may be remarked is peculiarly an American enterprise. With the great mass of intelligent people who have hoard of this movement , and with many of those oven who have been its beneficiaries and are now enjoying its advantages , there is probably very little accurate knowledge of tlio extent of its ramifications and of the great good it is accomplishing not only in this country hut in many other lands. A volume by Hev. Dr. John II. Vincent , just issued from the Clmutauqiia press in 15oston , narrates in most interesting form the his tory , work and character of this remark able movement , of which the author is competent to speak as one of its origina tors and still its head. Ucgiuning in 18M , by the joint labor of a wealthy and Christian citizen of Akron , Ohio , Mr. John Miller , and Dr. Vincent , with the idea of simply utilizing the time of the summer vacation by a moderate course of religious reading and study , more particularly with reference to Sunday school work , the movement taking its name from the beautiful lake in south western Now York whore it got its start , and whore the assemblies are annually held , has since broadened its scope until it has become one of the greatest educa tional instrumentalities of the ago. Cliaulauqua is aptly described as the biggest of . camp-meetings . , th : illll5li : - . * t i i encyclopedic Qf " " - -orslties , the widest 0 educational reading associations. Its plan is to establish in every house a college - lego whore knowledge may bo acquired with so little expenditure ol time that nc member of a family desiring such knowl edge need bo excluded from the privilege , III tills way it brings mental culture to thousands who would otherwise noyer have got it , and by tlio simplest ol moans. How extensive its good work has grown to bo will appear from the fact that having its local habitation in the summer assembly at Cliaulauqua lake , it likewise governs some thirty similar camp-meetings scat' tercd from Maine to California , while Us reading circles , pursuing various courses of prescribed reading and study , report to the central oflico titi'lain. field , Now Jcrsoy , not only from a great number of places in Iho United Stales but from tlio Dominion of Canada , Noya Scotia , Franco , England , Scotland , Ire land , China , India , Bulgaria , Syria , Per sia , Husnia , Moxlco , Central America , the Sandwich islands and Japan. Among the highly interesting results recorded is the fact that in Japan there are over one thousand members of a Chaiitauqna cir cle ; that in Capo Colony , South Africa , the Chautauqua plan has been eminently successful ; and that it has penetrated oven into Russia and been kindly re ceived. While every branch of this admirable and comprehensive plan of self-education is excellent , thn most popular and best feature of the work is the "Literary and Sclontillo Circle. " This is a company of pledged readers for mutual help and en couragement under experienced load ers and adopted text-books , pro scribing a symmetrical Jour years' ' course of reading and study in literature , art and science , in connection with the routine of dally life , and especially adapted for those whose educational ad vantages Imvo boon limited. It requires , if ono would secure its proper benefits , an average time of about forty minutes per day. In its careful selection and wide range of topics it promotes good habits of daily thought and conversation , and gives at least an introduction to , and considerable of the insight and outlook of a "liberal education. " It tends to re move that indefinite and embarrassing distance between the "educated" and the common mind , to level undesirable class distinctions and to make common intorcbts. Abide from the wider outlook and the larger information , it unlifts and strengthens the mental and social faculties , and so inures not only to the private benefit of the individual , but to the public advantage of a larger man hood and wouiuuhooJ , a higher grade of citizenship. Ono of the best features 1 ; the husbandry of time which wouh otherwise bo wasted , and the self-disci- plino involved In the very act of rescuing odd moments. Another ufits good sug gestions l.s that education is never tin ished , and no one is ever too old tc learn. It is impossible to overestimate tlu great good which1 * Cllfs movement ha. < accomplished in tlit twVlvo years since il was started , of which tjiero is ubundaiil and explicit testimony in Dr. Vincent's book , or to compute the vast benefits yd to coma from it. It is A great bonelicenl instrumentality that c'ommomls itself tc the simplest as well as the most cnliglit cnod understanding , and the possibilitio : of which may bo said to bo unlimited. Tlio Lesson of the Convictions. The verdict of the jury condemning tc death the Chicago anarchists was some thing more than a vindication of the law and a conservation of justice. 11 was .1 declaration as well that thn American people not only do not sympathise witli the bloody and destructive principles ol which those men , in their coarse and brutal way , are the reproscnti'tlvos , but thittthoy have the will and the courage Ic punish to the last extremity of the law those who put those principles in prac tice. Greatly as till must regret the ter rible sacrifice that was necessary to bring out tills declaration fully and unmist.iiv- ably , the compensation will be complete if the hordes of anarchism shall loam irom it that the free soil ot America cannot - not bo used with impunity for the propa gation and practice of their doctrines of ruin and murder , and that for those who outrage the freedom and the generous hospitality of the rupuulic there is swift and certain punishment. Unquestionably wo have as a people been misjudged in this regard. Tlio socialist and anarch ist elements of Kurope , of which the Chicago conspirators arc tlio basest product , have undoubtedly behoved that tlio United States offered a fair and tree field for the cultivation and growth of their theories , and that not only was the popular mind here susceptible to thorn , but there was assured protection for the propagandists to almost any extreme whether of speech or act. The miserable men condemned to death in Chicago came to this country thoroughly im pressed with tins false idea , and tons of thousands ot others whom they left be hind them entertained the same no tion. They found here a generous meas ure of toleration , and that general indif ference to their wild mouthings and threatening displays which come of a sense of security and conscious power. Misled by this evidence of apparent pub lic unconcern and encouraged by the re inforcement of a fdtir'vf&rthlcss and reckless - loss natives , they wont forward boldly with their conspiracy and worked it out to its logical oud in murder. Then the people awakened from their indifference , and from one end of the land to the other demanded that these cowardly conspirators and brutal as sassins bo hunted dawn. , and brought to justice. In the remotest end of tiio country the feeling1 was not less strong than it was in Chicago that those perpe trators of wholesale' murder should be punished. Every la-w-rospocting citizen , every man with a patriotic instinct the merchant , the farmer , tho'honost work- ingninn all were actuated by the ono sentiment that the criminals should suf fer the full penalty of their crime. Only among the enemies of peace and order anil law did they lind tlio sympathy that was powerless to aid them. It was a revelation to these men whoso misguided impressions had led them to expect a different popular expression , and their fate will bo a lesson to those of their kind here and abroad , it teaches that this is a republic of law , that the freedom vouchsafed to every man who comes here carries with H tIi < ' * ' of obcdicnco - tuo laws , that conspiracy Tigainsl tlio peace and welfare of society is not less a crime hero than in other civilized nations , Unit destruc tion of property and murder as remedies for real or fancied political or social evils are not recognized in the American code , and that this people have the power and the courage to compel obedience to every requirement of the laws nnd to punish these who violate thorn. The cost of the lesson has been severe and bitter , but It possesses inestimable value. Tun irrepressible McGilliciiddy conies into public notice again through a re port made from Pine Hidgo that the recent - cent count of the Indians at that agency shows 2,000 less than the ox-agent car ried on the rolls. The assumption oi course is that the lighting doctor pocket ed the surplus rations to the amount of some $200,000 , a year. Dr. McGilliciiddy comes promptly to the front with his answer. Ho admits tlio probability of the truth of the count , and begs leave to re fer to Ins several annual reports urging a rigid count of the Sioux , on the ground that the rations issued wcro in excess of the Indians to whom they were given. The annual censuses taken by the agent , according to Dr. MeGilllouddy , are as incorrect as city censuses , the Indiana always reporting Miolr number ; } far above the actual Ijgurcs , Having no other basis to go on. lie Ims issued the rations called for by the books. The Sioux have been the olil.y1 ones who have profited in conscnuc'iicd ! In conclusion the doctor wishes it 'nngW.stood that his name is still McGilliaiuliiy , and that ho can be found at llapiil City to answer to any charges made 'Rgainst ' his adminis tration , while his bbiUlamcn tire within easy call. ' ' Mu , FOSTKIC , ono qftho | attorneys of the convicted uimrchisU , is reported to have said that if the penally proscribed by the jury is inflicted the jurymen will not bo out of danger. ThroiiU of what might befall the jury worn made in advance of tlio 7ordiet for the pilrposo of intimida tion , and it Is to their honor as fearless men thai it was wholly without influ ence. So will this later menace fail to affect the course of justice. Tlio jury did Its duty , and it will go hard with anarchists - ists and their sympathizers if any violence Is visited upon the men who were faith ful to their oath and to their conscience. ij POINTS , Cornelius K. Vundeibllt Is suggested as a candidate for mayor of Now York. Kx-iov , Gushing K. lnvs ) | , of Minnesota , has entered the canvass for the United States senate. Kx-Coiizrcssinan Herr , ot ! Michigan , haa gone to Maine to sunup the bttuo during the campaign. Theodore 1'iico , of i'aris , Mo. , has bouu nominated by the democrats for jHilgo of the supreme court. The New' York crceuliack state committee have agreed to hold a state convention nt Albany September 21. The republicans of the .Second district of Michigan have nominated Captain K. 1' . Allen , of Ypsllntill , forcongicss. Conctressiiian Hewitt Is said to be easily evading the temptation to outer Into a con test for Senator Warner Miller's seat. ( ? ov. Smith's comity In Vermont having declined In favor of Kdmuu-'s ' for senator , the movement to retire the latter Is regarded as at an end. A bllter light among West Vlicinla demo crats over the election or Senator Camdeu's successor Is said to cast some doubt on the complexion of the next legislature. The lldtior dealers charge that the prohlbl- lionlstj In Hinds county , Mississippi , cm i led llielr uolnt at the polls by using shotguns to keeo Ihe negroes fiom voting. lieu. Frank lllscock Is working hard to secure leelslnlors In New York to help htm Into the United States senate. The Syracuse Standard Is booming him. Kx-'ioycrnor ' Long , of Massncliusctts.sccms to think he has a very easy job to defeat Senator Dawcs. He will make no active can vass , and urges his friends to bo easy on Iho old man. Mayor Smith , of Philadelphia , has boldly announced his determination to buy no more tickets for picnics , fairs , excursions ami benclils. Ho will change his mind shoitly before the next election , i\t which ho Is a cau date. Chicago Tribune : Mrs. President Cleve land Is to open the Minneapolis exposition Monday next at long range , by touching nn clecttlcbeli in the Adlroudacks , connecting with wlios leading to Minneapolis. This , however , Is not the electric touch lor which so many patriotic democrats have hcen long and anxiously waiting. Perhaps. Chicago Trllmtie. Wo shall not light Mexico now , probably , but ] > orhaps those Texaus have got their blood up so strous that they will go and wipe out ( icronhiio. An Alien r tliat Didn't Clilrauo J foil hi. It Is a great pity that General Aiwur couldn't Imvo bored a few holes in the negro whoasaultcd him. Ijontlocl nt Hoth JJnds. CViff ( ; ' > Tjf/nwr. / Henry Ward Itaechcr Is preparing a lecture uuon Ireland , which he will deliver in this country the coming season. So his gun was loaded at both ends. The Matter of Halt. ISalUmnrc Ainerl&in. The departure of so many government of ficials and congressmen on lishlng trips is having itseirect on the halt'market. The boom in the whisky trade is the largest 1'or many months. Ought to Hot n in a Good Jjtiwycr by the Vcar. St. I.tmis ( } lilic-Ifinr > emt. Secretary LJayard has done well In employ ing an attorney to help him manage the Mex ican difliciilty. If ho would retain a good lawyer by the year he would bo able to con duct the general business of hi.s department with more success than ho has jet achieved. A 1'atrlot , but- mm Hired .Vciw. it was at El 1'aso. Texas , that a citizen buckled on two revolvers , seized an Ameri can tlag In his hands , and was about to jump into the street and yell : "Down with Mexico ice ! " when a str.inger laid his hand on his arm and whispered : "Don't ; I'll give you a dollar not to. " "Ain't you a patriot',1" ' howled the Tox.in , "Oh , yes. " "And don't you want to sec Mexico llcketlV" - "Certainly. " "Then what ails you ? " "I want to got rid of $ i , ODO worth of Mex ican Central stock lirst. Please don't add to the excitement. " iUother'n Promise. ( \ Htliwnl Itlcli. A pair of bright ail'A l'92ulsli eve Atel.h Sfl-W' mt piping ; ' - " ' A * > , ' , t cjiuoby , dimpluil hands' A string ncld fast In keening : Above a round , red , toy balloon Jn Graceful circles sweeping. A pair of dim and tearful orbs Uign/.liiK to the clear blue skies ; A nalr of chubby , dimpled hands Unohism'il in wo 1'ul , sad surprise ; Abiivea round , rod , toy balloon Kach moment growing less in si/.e. Some soothing tale the mother tolls Of God and angels way up high , 'lo whom the airy toy has sped , And soon the tears began to dry When mother promises that ( ! od Will send it to him by and by. 'Mid mother's many dally cares , ' The thou2htlehs pledge' Is very soon Forgotten ; but the artless chlhf Itomemhers well thu promised boon , And asks one day : "Oh , mother , when Will ( .toil get through with my balloon' . " ' COMPljlMBNTS OF CM 113 PUK5S. Without Prcocdont. Creighton Transcript : The enterprise of the Omaha Uin : is without precedent. With its dully cable dispatches and Slmilny edition It ranks second to none of the metropolitan dallies. Wo predict that with the present maimitement In live years time , the HKK will bo one of the strongest journals in the United Slates. The Greatest \Vostorn Newspaper. The Howdy West , Douglds , Wyoming : The Omaha UKB in now Issuing a mammoth Sunday - day edition , Intended to bo the best paper in the entire west , and Mr , Hosowalcr never un dertakes anything he cannot accomplish. The llii ; : Is certainly the greatest western newspaper of the age. "Will bo Appi-eointoil. Beatrice Kopiibllcnu : The Omaha Hii : : Ims commenced the publication ot a Sunday edition , giving it an Issue ovnry day In the week , The progressive west admires enter prise lu newspaper buslnos.as : well as any- thlnfl el. e , and wo bellovo this metropolitan venture of the 13m : will ho duly appreciated. The Ilm : Is a fresh , lively unit nomy paper. Gnronimo Surrounded l > y Mexicans , NOOAI.IS ; , Arizona , August 81. Xo\v.i has just reached hero that while negotiations wcro pending between the Mexican atilhorl- tlo.s and Ccronlmo , near Ari/.pe , the Mexicans quietly surrounded the ludiniis nnd now hayo them where there is no possibility of o.scuc ) , Coronlmo has been notllicd that the only terms will bo unconditional surrender , Captain Luwton Ims bcuu notified and Is now moving towards Aii/.pc. A Homo Itule Straw. KIUNIIUIKJII , August m. In tlio now elec tion which has just taken ulacu In l.oith to till the vacancy canned by 'Hailstone. ' * choos ing to fait for Midlothian , which he was also elected to reiircbentiu parliament , Ferguson , ( iladstonmn candidate , has boon ovonthn hu Ingly successful , llu polled -iJOl vole- against 1W8 for McGregor and MTO fo.s Jencks. A fair of 1'osl must era. WASHINGTON , August 21.-.Sjmclal ( Tele gram to the liKK.j ] * I * . Nye w.ift to-day appointed postmaster at J > D , \i ! , Slantun county , Nub. , vice Frederick Jlohnek , < U- o'liuxl ; J , 11. Mcars , White CIou-l , Mills county , Iowa , vice J. 8.1.llle.r , THE COUNTY SARDINE-BOX , the Poor nntl Insane Are Orowtlec Together Like Live Stock. A FARM WORTH 8400,000 Scarcely n nrenthliiK 1'lnco foi tin ) l'n\iior \ ] mill Nilin Iilttlo Blouse Trni9 | for Thirty Insnuo 1'cfsons. The "pnoi1 you have alway with you' is si biblical phrase that is conlimiall.i boathura tattoo on the plastic t.ympa num of the orthodox churchman , ( rou his Sunday-school days until the solomi hour approaches , when "dust to dust" \ the ceremonial ordor. The words arc n. full of moatiini : aa any in the language and it one-quarter of humanity wotilt ! hoop them constantly before the eye , thi ; would bo a butter world. The tact is however. they aland out boldly in a uroai ocean of theory , and when bedewed will a tiny drop of practical moaning tin Christian world is convulsed. v'harltj seems to bo only of word construction , li is a pleasant thing to talk about , and ap pears very Fcnlimontal when in goldci : letters it is ranged along side of " ( Jot : bless our homo , " anil other curtallei ! wall proclamations , that are sure to dec orate the room where the pastor make ; his calls. Tim announcement that chari ty begins at homo , may bo correct , as fur as being a rolijiious coloring forsolllsh < ness , but m the way of drawing practi cal attention to deserving unfortunates , who seemingly have always lived in the winter of life , it is a delusion and a snare It really seems so sensible ant1 Christian like to send money and necessaries thousands of miles away tc the heathen , when in the shade of tin very domicile of the donor , flesh of hi ; llesh and bone of his bone , are writhing in pain and being rapidly hurried to tlu graves by disease. The fact is that evorj day experience shows that the.ro is toe little practice in religion , and too mucl theorizing. This is particularly the case when the able arc called upon to snccoi the unable the strong to assist tin weak. Hero the loft hand is very apt tc know too much about what the riglil hand docs , and if there is one thing more than another , that has given inlidoliti and agnosticism a prominent position in the aflairs of the world it is the great dif ference. between what , the good church man says ami what ho docs the pulpit , as far as practical religion is concerned , is too far removed from the purse. The tender-hearted Omahau need not take a vessel for India or Africa to interview the heathen ho can lind him and her and llioir sad-eyed little ones in the lower districts of the city. The expense ? of an ocean trip can be devoted to bettor uses by taking a walk to the hospitals , or to tlio poor house , just outside of the western walls of this goodly municipality. Hero can bo found an ample arena for the worthy and heroic display of charity and Christianity. Let the heathen in far oil' climes continue to roam in his blissful , ignorance , and let the warm hand of kindness be placed on the poor and needy at our doors. The second table is good enough for the un civilized for a 'time at least , until our sullenng neighbors are attended to. Did 1 Hay Omaha's poor house / Yes , 1 believe i did , but it would bo more nropor to substitute the words poor farm , for there are ICO acres of the latter , whore the birds of the air and the animals of the field have a grand play ground- there are only JiOxlO feet of the former , wherein seventy-live men , women and children , fashioned afler the Maker's imago , are huddled together like sheep in a shamble. Enfeebled octogenarians , who have boon cast , through no fault of t heir's , on the rocks and roofs , are mixed up with little children , whoso njro v - muipors or princes. Maimed and crippled arc crowded together with healthy younir women , "who have only a temporary residence at the poor honst for obvious reasons. The worsi of all is the crowding of the insane and idiotic with these whoso minds are sound. Since the return of incurables from the state hospital foi the insane to this comity , all'airs at the poor house are really outrageous. There is no'blamo to bo laid at the doors of 1. N. I'iprct' , the outgoing superintendent , or his nstimablo wifo" Nor are the county commissioners altogether at fault , although it must bo acknowledged thai they have given the matter less atten tion than they ought. It seems very strange that Douglas county should have a tract of 100 a-ircs , less about ( light acres deeded to the Doll line , which is really the finest suburban propory in this vicinity , and still have such meagre ac commodations for its poor and its sick. There are only nine cells for the thirty insane Inmates. They are muallor than the single apartments in our jail , in each of these there are two beds lilling the contracted space longitudinally to exact ness and leaving a spaeo of about a foot between the beds. Some of these pa- tiunts are so mentally wrecked that they cannot bo allowed to roam in the yards , and are continually under lock and key. Nevertheless it is n low estimate to say that the poor Jarm is worth to-day in cash f 100,000. its cast line is 'the West line of the city. It stands on a commanding ( deration but two blocks from Hansoom park , and adjoin a on the city side a collection of cosily and handsome rosidone.es , Property on Cum- ing street tar to the north and farther beyond the oily limits is readily sulling nt the rate of ftl.OOO per aero , It there fore does not seem to bo true economy such as any Invol-hemlcd business mini would use in his private affairs to allow this amount of money to Ho buried in aeros that produce not hiiifr of any mo ment , bccaupo they are not tilled , and the poor and sick , for whom the prop erly was procured. allowed to remain in the condition in which they now are , It may bn that Uiuro is some legal reason why this slate of afVnirs exists , Tlio courts , however , deal in equity as well as law , and it h not lively the miblio at largo would now criticize any movement which would provide suitab ! ) quarter * for thu poor , provided the pitchy linger. ' ) uf rings were kept away from the sale , llnro i ? a question that sliouKl claim Iho attention of the human itarians and the public spirited In our niiiUt. Give th Jittlo boy with the bean shooter a iv.it for atvhiln. Deny the pi ratical crow its winter crumbs. Jlo not over oovcro in blaming the driver who piles the lash rather too freely on his liorio , and examine into this poor house matto.r with A viu\v of doing something ivoi'lhy of true manhood for ( iod'a crea tures. TI. ' i j.oor of course arc always "with" this co.iimnnity , they ai'o "with" 3vorv ( uinmiimly , but it is doubtful if ihorrt is a place on Iho great footi.tool of Jmiiijiotouco whnro they are "housed" is in this country , Tlio main building of the poor house is ifnJO , two stories in elevation over a ja.soimv.it , in which are located the diuiion iwl dinmg rcorn. On the roar louth half is a w" < > d m porch , 18x50 , vliich is used for filing purposes , Ad- oining this in thomeon'l st ry of the main jiilldliiK nro the quarters for the male iiek. The next room cast contains the solid for the in&auo and idiotic. The other ooiua on this Uoor arc used as doiaii- lories for the m.alo nnd fcninle pi .y Aortas the yard to Iho south la none story wooden wing , 38x00 , which is en tirely occupied for dormitory purpoM'-s. From actual figures. allowing for tl-i- vegetables raised on tlio farm , the cost of maintaining each pauper is $105 per yeai . The ofllcordof the establishment are I. > 1'ierco , superintendent , with nsnlprytf $75 per mouth ; Mrs. 1 , N. Pierce , matron , $03 ; Dr. lU'berl , county physician , an I two nurses , who receive mcro nominal salaries. To the credit of the officials ! > . it said , that considering the cramped n < - commodations , they keep tlio poor hoii e and its unfortunate Inmates in womhv fully good condition. A commendable system prevails , and during the year- ) tital Mr. Pierce has had charge , his ardu ous duties seem to have been faithful ] v fulfilled. The incoming superintendent , Mr. Mahoney , will Unit that ho was no sinecure , and that ho has been honored \\itlioneof tlio least remunerative ini.l . most thankless positrons in the county government. Among Mio seventy-live in mates of Iho poor hou5 now there arc of course interesting characters. M < n nnd women who have had strange vis.Msitudi-t in life , and oven some whoso j'oars have boon passed amid sensational events. Va rious causes have found them in their present forlorn positions , but to them bo the llttlo grain of satisfaction that only in one or two cases was I lieu- downfall the result of their own fault. "Man's inhumanity to miui"plavMa very important part in populating the poorhouse - house of Douglas county , nnd so It will bo nndoiitcdly to the end of time. Among the thirty insane persons are some very peculiar people the sullen and morose , the playful and laughing , and these monomaniacs on certain sub jects are all to bo seen. One unfortunate jrirl is deaf , dumb and an incurable idiot. To her death would be a providential re lief. Colonel Shinowski lias been an in mate of tno poorhouse for live years , llu is : i veteran of the Mexican war , led a Missouri regiment during the lalo war , and at one time held an important posi tion in the aforesaid state. Many cll'ort.-j have boon made to lind some of his kin , but to no avail. There the old soldier sits in silence , lighting with a wrecked memory the battles of the chaparral and cactus country and those of a later day in Iho .sunny south. A German , known only by the name of Hans , is a harmless lunatic , en tirely devoted to wood carving. Pieces of board arc furnished him and he pas.scs the entire day _ doing really artistic work. With an indiHoront knife he can make ajmost anything out of wood. One of his late productions , a street car , is a per fect model , while several combination looks lie made would do credit to a Groenloiif worker. Another German im agines himself a pedestrian ami his steps have furrowed tlio yard where his fre quent "Japs" are made. The sou of a well-known Irish family of this city ig also alllicted with the walking mania , but his taste turns to long distance trips , hence he has to be conliiied. Th-i other day when given tlio freedom of the grounds lie entered the lists with an imaginary opponent and was subsequently found at Fremont. The four children deserted at the depot by a heart less mother wore skipping around the lawn on the day of my vinit , their minds intent on play. For them , unworthy pa rents have made a cruel beginning , that will end God knows how. There is op portunity for much character study in the poor house , and food for grave rolleo- lion. Every movement of the pauper ami insane has' sermon in it , of value for yoimjr and old , while collectively there stands out in the foregone Iho crying de mand that this chrihtian community . should not permit the poor and insane , the healthy anil the sick , to bo thr.s hud dled together for want of room. Who will be the lirsl to gird on thu armor oE chanty for this crusade ? , ; . H.J.HVAX. _ _ A Vary JVIcuii Jljin. Chicago Herald : "Talking about mean men , " .said a commercial traveler on a , Michigan Central train , " 1 think I know tiio meanest man living. I met him on the road about two weeks ago , and 1 regret - grot to say ho was a commercial trav eler. Ho was a great story teller , this mean man was , and three or four of 113 sat in the smoking room liuvi * - - time. When ho ' " ' " il tf ° . 0l ( V lion no , . ja | ) is jisl .ini | ir./o ) VH'1" wo all laughed till our sides ached all except one chap who eat right in Ironl of the yarn spin ner. This man never cracked a- smile , He d'd ' not oven seem to know that a story had been told. Once ii awhile he yawned , and there was a sort of far-away look in his eyes , but his didn't laugh. Oar story-teller was as tounded you have seen good storytellers ers look around to sue if everybody was laughing properly , haven't. you V and ho glanced at that silent man as if ho eiuld eat him up. lie was mortally ollendcd. Pretty soon the Mlenl man got up ami left the .smoking room , when the yarn. spinner burst out : "Who's that gawkv fool that just went out ? the blanked idiot ! " "Oil , never mind him , " siid : ono of the party ; "he's a newly married min : on his wedding lour , lie and his bride havu : been down to the falls , and he is so much in love that he can't think of anything else. Their berth is just opposite mine , nnd I've neon watching "em. " "The story teller said nothing more. but there was a wicked look in Ins cyo as the party broke up. As wo went to our berths the bridegroom came in , appar ently to wait till his ducky had retired. Our yarn-spinning friend glared at him and passed on. "It was pretty late , and the berths wcro all made up and the lights turned low. In liftoon minutes wo wore all in bed , and just beginning to doxo , when the most unearthly screaming rent the air. Instantly the car was filled with commo tion. Heads we.ro sticking out of a dozen berths , half the passengers wore yelling , ami the porter and conductor were "running about like wild men. Above all of the din could be heard the tierce , shrill screams of a middlo-ageit and jiiiiilthy-luiigod female , li.v means of these unearthly sounds the porter was enabled to locate the trouble , and all was apparent when our bridegroom cnine bouncing out if birth Ao. It with a pair of lists follow ing him , The conductor demanded to know what ho was doing in that birth , uid as soon as the .screaming could hu piloted so that his thin , sacred voice jould bo hoard , the poor young man ro- [ tiled with the declaration that ho had jlimbed into his own berth , and that : here was some one in it who had no justness there. Ho backed up his assor- Ion by showing up his birth cliook , ivhich. sure enough , called for No , I. .hint then 1 caught sight jf our story toiler's ' fiieo poop- ng out between the curtains of his upper ) ortli near by. On his mug wan an ox- irosaion of llondish satisfaction , and I at men discovered the cause of all the Iron- jjo. The scorned story teller had reached vor and changed Iho plush streamer -earing the gold letter " 0" into the place ) f the ono marked " 7" and had thereby uid his revenge. "I think a man who would play a trick ike. that on a bridegroom is entitled to ho prize as the meanest man on the oad. " Hoa ) Kutnut The following transfers wcro filed VuguM.20 , with Iho county clerk , Jonunh KavnnmiKh and wife to Daniel Hat'- 01 tv , lnti. ; hlk bl , South Omaha , w tl 81.W. J S ( . 'auliiolil tu Anna Morau , K 1 3 it lot 11. Chirk 1'loei ! , w U-SbOO. Christian llartinnn nud wlfo to Charles K 'ollins , lot 13 , blk 11 , Jhuiscom Place w d il'JUO , Charles Nelson ami wlfo to John Mnder- lolm. part lots 17 and 20 , bllcU , Kuuntzo & mill's ' add , wd-SlTIA llnminlen Watch Co to Alpha Pcarr-on , lot ' , block 10 , Uwlb'hl io'uittii'a < KQc- ! iOO.