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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : SUNDAY , OCTOBER 31. 1880.-TWELVE PAGES.
Republican Candidates .Address an Enthus iastic Meeting at the Anrtx , AN EXPOSITION OF PRINCIPLES. Artttrcss'efl Delivered by K. llogowntcr , IS.V. . Simcrnl , W. G. Whllnioro. Jbr. lllckottH , ilolin Mnthlosoii nnil JUIIICH Voting. Tlio llc | > ul)1lcnii Unify. The annex of the exposition building was packoil last night by tin undlonco that gathered to hoar the political issues of the day discussed by the candidates of the republican party. It was an interest ing nudiuncu. There was n complete mid pleasing absence of listless hearers , of mnn who had gathered for tlio purpose of amusement , or for passing nn idle hour In a comfortable Itall. The audi ence was composed of voters who had assembled for the purpose of hearing tlio candidates upon tlio republican legisla tive ticket state their positions upon questions that are of mich vital interest and importance to the people of Douglas county and the Klatii at largo. At 8:150 : o'clock Mr. , J. H. Southard called the meeting to order. On motion of Judge S ton berg. Senator AlVin Snunders was named chairman of the meeting. As the venerable and hon ored representative of Nebraska repub licanism walked to the platform the cheers of the assembled uudionco greeted him. Taking the platform , Senator Sannders said : Gentlemen of the inci'tlns : : I linve boon honored nbnvu anything that 1 expected. 1 cunie hero to-iilglit to hear ; of cam-so tins will not prevent mo from hcarini ; . 1 do not know exactly the programme , and havotu'ou busy and been In the country , and rcinomhpr- 2m ; that there was to be a republican meeting tif-nlKht , although 1 have nut taken a very active part In the canvass , 1 have no objec- tlun to serving you In the capacity to which you have called me nild for which I thank von. I aia a republican and helped orpauIzo the republican party in the noithwest , and from that day to tins I have considered my self to bo a member of It and want to bo consldeictl a good unc. I think a great deal of the republican party. The fact is that no jiarty since the government was started has ever done hair so much for this country as the republican party has done. Aside from all that was done m the war , about which you all know , anil which will be told to you by the speakers hero to-night what was done In freeing the slaves and all that kind of thin ) } It has done more to give credit to our people ; at homo and abroad , to give wages to thu laboring man and business to them than any other party ever did since tlio country was organized. ( Applause. ) Then why should not 1 ho proud of It' ' Some of you mav think that I am not a laboring man , nut I think , If 1 understand myself , .since 1 came out of the senate 1 never worked harder. Without detaining you , and with out knowing how many speakers or whom I will call the meeting to order and ask lor your further pleasure. ( A-iplaiisc. ) 31ft. n. HOSKWATKU , Calls were niado for Mr. Rosewater , candidate for lloat unitor , who responded and addressed the meeting at length. The following is a liberal synopsis of his rom.-irks : Mr. Chairman and Fellow ; Citizens of Douglas countv : Many of you have come here to-night with the idea that General Van Wyck would addiess you. I regret very much that you are to no disappointed , but you will not ho if you will bo here next Mon day nkht , when he u HI address you in this building , probably In the main building , be cause this annex is hardly fitted for a largo audience. I will not attempt to discuss the national issues they were ably discussed liom Thurs day night by the republican candi date for governor , ( iuneral Thaycr. 1 will not ( J'scuss the congressional issue. 1 think that has been very thoroughly discussed In the newspapers. [ Laughter ) . But 1 will say a few words with regard to matters that concern Domrlas county ana particularly Omaha In the coming leuls- laturo. First and foremost , perhaps , this city Is vitally Interested in the revision o the charter , nnd In remodeling tlio laws regulat ing the municipal government , so as to en able us to conduct that government , moru economically and moru elliclently than It can be conducted under the present charter , you all know , doubtless , that great com plaint has been made In this city about the police ami yet we all know that under the present system It Is utterly linpossible to have an eniciont police. Wo want a police commis sion , nnd wo want what they call a metropol itan police. Wo want many expensive public improvements that under our present system of assessment cannot bo had. We-havo this year added I don't know how many addi tions perhaps twenty or thirty additions to Omalia. [ Governor baunders : "No , wo can beat that. " ] All these additions and the environments of tills city are now deriving the benefits of the city government they de rive the bc'iiefltof wntcrwoiks , police , lire de partment , etc. , and yet they coutrlbuto noth ing to the expense of these departments. Wo must Insomu way Incorporate a poitum of these additions within the limits of thu city , or place them whore they will contribute tlnilr Bharo of city taxes. In order that wo may get our charter amended , however , as it now htands , we will have to get permission from Lancaster county , or rather from the city of Lincoln. Up to tills year Omaha has at nil times had a charter distinctively her own. Ono of the editorial frateinity of thlscltv the late K. B. Taylor , was once elected to the ptato semite , and In that capacity lie drafted and brought to Its passage the ilrst charter giving Omaha the tltlii of n city of the lirst cjnss. That charter has boon amended and re-amended every two years. So that with tliu charter as It now reads , any city that has u population of liu.OOOor morels enabled to opeiuto under it , The' people of Lin coln this summer , by a great stialn on the part of lU municipal govern ment , hnvo taken a census of their own , irregular though it Is , which has been tiled with the governor and ho has lecogni/.ed it as a city of ever UO.OOO. thcioforu being en titled to bo one of thu cities of thu Ilrst class. Now then , follow cltl/ons , If 1 should dc- cido to wear ( Iqvernor Sauuders' milt you would think 1 would have to alter it some. When Lincoln puts on ono nf our suits , It will bo n lit- tlu loose won'tl'f \ Slio proposes to go to the next legislature and draw in some of the seams. Wo have benn having a vcrv expensive gov eminent for a city of 80,000 people , but not fora city of fcO.OOO. There will bo the conflict. Thu Interest of Lincoln will bu to take this charter and reduce , If possible , all thu dopnrt- ments to tlio dimensions or a olty such as Lincoln Is to-day , and our effort will bo to expand It , If possible , for a city of 100,000 to IW.OOO people , Thu question tiii\t presents Itselt to every citlron nuiu Is , I low are you Koliig to do u ? And 1 must say-that 1 Imvu < laid awake nights thinking of this matter , Uhtll an Idea 1ms btrnck me which , In my opinion , will solve that problem , If elected , I propose to go to Lincoln nnd assist my colleagues - leagues In drawing up a ehai tor in thu followIng - Ing fashion : A , N ACT Incorporating metropolitan cities in the state of Nebraska. J3e It enacted , cto. , that whenever any city in this Mate shall contain a population of 60,000 or moro inhabitants , according to the rutui 11.3 of the national or state census , It flmjl bu known as n metropolitan city ami bo governed by this urt. " The speaker then.at.soinu length discussed tliu Importance , ot thu reappoitloninunt of the JcKlshdivo and judicial districts that must bu rnnilo- next winter.At present , Douglas , Snipy , Washington and Hint counties have twxj Judges. The legislature wilt probably crvato DoiiL'lns county onu district with two judges , whllo the other counties of tliu pros- entdlstilctvlll have tine or more Judges of their own. Wu-inny , if-it Isdecmcdjidvisablo , create additional municipal criminal coniU lor Omaha , to try cases . .flintcannot bo ills- 'juiscd'of by Iho police court. "Another Important problem which tliu iioxt legislature will bo milled upon to solve Is , vhut aio w.p goln .to do with the peniten tiary ? Although thu contract- under which that institution Js ) iu\t conducted \\lll ' not cxphu for two years ; the next loirlMaturq must make provision lor a chfmgc > . | Unt will juako it self- buniiortluir , . The jouiiK liinn who imagines he carries unjvorld on Irtslmck nas mopoumled bonio lUtosilons to mo as * . \ candidate. Wufcnuw that a fool may askquestions thata wise man ( auiiot tiuawcr. Some of thcso conundrums Umvo not time to solve. With rcfcrqnco'to convict labor , however , 1 willsay that In my opinion the penitentiary can be made self- sustaining Instead of an expense to the slate of Siw : every day of the year. Down in Aikansas each convict by ids labor Is madq profitable to tlio state. They hnvo a state farm and the prlsoncis arc icmilrcd to till It. Nebraska could do likewise , and Instead of paying -10 cents per day for the main tenance of cacti convict , ho could ha made to dig enough out of the soil lo hoard himself and pay for his own clnthlnz at least. llosq Stout has a farm now which he Is wet king by convict labor and the state penitentiary farm would be Just as safe lor the class of convicts who have com mitted felonies punishable bv from one to live yeai'S Imprisonment. This clasi' In cludes seven-eighths of all thn convicts. Tlio murderers and dangerous convicts could bo employed at hnrd labor. Thete Is no competition to fear from con vict labor on a farm. The piico of grain , pork and beef Is not regulated by home com petition but by the Llveipool market. The convict farmer would no more Interfere with the grain produces' ) than the machinery on his farm. The management of our peni tentiary has been very loose and needs thorough overhauling. Some of the men In nlmivo of of convicts are lit subjects for wearing the y.elua suits. Douglas countv Is Intcrrsicd In the state Institutions at Lincoln , as she has paid one- tenth of their cott , ami Is taxed very heavily for their maintenance. Tin1 Lincoln ilug- leaders charge that 1 will attempt to raze the whole city if elected to the legislature , and yet 1 liavo iloim moie toadveitise the growth and prosperity of that city than any man or paper In the place. The papers there have continually Hlivnilcrod , reviled and lampooned Omaha , while our papers have always treated that city fairly. Mr. ( Ic-ro has pub lished volumes of abuse and vitupera tion against Omaha. When ho was a candidate for the senate no Omaha paper called for his defeat , and If It had done so the peoiile of Lincoln would have re sented it. The great mass of the citizens of Lincoln arc icputahle , but their papris never allow a day to pass without assailing Omaha , when In tact they ought to know that this community cares no more for their barking than they would for liellnvno or Council BUilTs. 1 only need to clto a recent Instance of meanness on the part of the Lincoln press. St. Joe held an exposition , Kansas City held one. and they were praised to the skies , but the Omaha exposition was a subject of the most bitter comment. Omaha has as much right to an exposition as Kansas Clly or St. , lou , but enterprise In our own slate Is con demned , while that ! n Missouri cities is com mended. This is not the meanest part of it. After the Omaha exposition had closed Lincoln papeis advertised far and wide that our hotels and storekeepers robbed and cheated everybody that attended the exposi tion , and even Imported thirty or fortv pick pockets for the lair trroimds to despoil the visitors from abroad. When Omaha adver tised fast horses on the race track , Lincoln papers announced that the races would not come elf and the houses would not trot In Omaha , Could anything be more contempti ble' ' Some years ago the Lincoln boodlers passed the hat around for a Douglas county candidate for the state senate whom they were anxious to lloat. Now I am told that the\ are passing around the hat to defeat a candidate In Doughiscminty. You can form your own conclusions about that. A gentle man who has Interests In both cities is said to feel very Ured abbout my candidacy. Nnt four weeiis ago. I , with eighty others , assembled In this building and voted to make that gentleman our cholc-o for governor , and wo kept our pledge. Wo voted for him once and were ready to vote auain , had not General Thayer been nominated. It is strange the blame of his defeat is now laid at my door. Coming back from the convention 1 asked him who acted as ids confidential manager , because I was surprised that the great boom 1 had ex pected from the drug stores in materialize. TLaunhter.J I Jo said it was > fr. John M. Thurston. Now , when Mr. Tliurslou runs for the state senate 1 hope he and his rela tives will pay their attentions to film and not to mo. Ono of the questions propounded tn mo is , whether or no the architect of the city hall paid mo for getting that con tract. It is needless to say that ho did not paymoadlmo. I Imvu had an interest in that hill for nearly tweiity-threa years. I own that much talked of lot , which i have not seen tit to sell because 1 intend to build on it. On that lot 1 had lived next' to Gov ernor Saunders for four years , but when my homo wa > left twenty fcot in the air I had to vacate. I5y my personal pll'ort Fariiam street was Improved and leveled down. I collected S7COJ troin property owners and paid it over to the city treasury as a donation to cover damages. Of this amount 1 paid S500. My young friend , whose inherited Karnam street property was more than doubled In value by my labor and at my expense , did not pay one dollar towards the improvement except taxes. 1 was no deadhead in this enterprise any more than 1 was in tlio C.iaud Central hotel , to which I subscribed anil paid SLft'jO , whllo my enterprising friends of the Herald paid thalr subscription in Babcock extinguishers. Those extin guishers were extinguished when the hotel burned down , and so were my Sl-0. There arc several ohlects to achieve by my election. The lirst will bo the re-election of Senator Van W\ck , and with that end in view 1 propose , if elected , to keeu my boots on seven days and seven nights as 1 did ten years ago when wo elected Governor Saun ders. [ Applause. ! During that contest sniuo people thought 1 did not sleep a wink , but that Is not true. If 1 go to Lincoln this winter 1 may sleep some , but nobody will cateh me asleep If I can l.elp It. " Hi n * the sneaker paid a high compliment to Senator Van Wyck , and appealed to tlio audience to Mipnort the republican county ticket because its election would Insure the return ofan Wyck to the senate. W. -VVIHTMOnE. . At the close of Mr. Kosowater's address calls were made for dillcrcnt Candidates on the republican ticket , Mr. Whitmoro's name being the most frequently men tioned. Mr. Whitmoro responded and wus introduced by the chairman as heing the candidate chosen by tlio republicans to represent the farmers of Douglas county in the legislature. Mr. Whit- more's appearance was loudly applauded. After thanking tlio amliuneu for calling upon him ho s .tul : 1 acknowledge oiio.llstlnctlnn hero to-night and tl.at Isl am the only nominee of cither tarty lor the legislature who was there at ho fast session , and as such it Is natural and 1 think It is trim , and 1 say this without any egotism , that 1 undeistand something about tlio needs ot Douglas county and of Nebraska in legislative matters which other members may not understand as well. Any man who Is lit logo to tlio legislature and has his wits about him through a session can not help hut got some ideas hi his head and 1 thinIc I have got a few. 1 bellovo. gen tleman , that If 1 am ro-ekcted this fall as ! expect to bo that 1 will bo of more service to Douglas county and the statoof Nebraska In the next session of the legislature than 1 wns In the hist , and 1 do not bcllevo that you who watched my record during the last session -will say that 1 was a deadhead , 1 know something nbdut the management of the.-uj state Insti tutions to which Mr , Itosinvater alluded. I believe that It is possible and ought to be that the pennl institutions , noticeably the state prison of Nebraska , should bo self suppoit- ing. Concerning prohibition , that lost mo votes In the last campaign. There was a Htpry started In less than a half on hour after I was nominated stating that I was a crank on tfiat < picstlon , but they found when It came to thu test in the legislature Hint 1 was not. 1 am on record as voting against that moposltlon , I did it from principle. I Am a temperance man , never was drunk , and hope I never shall bo. I do not think that It does much for any of in to get that way. liut whllo that Is true , 1 do believe that the present law upon that ques tion Is far pieferablo to ' any prohibition law that It would bo possible to enact. ( Applause. ) 1 am nominated especially as a representative ot tilt ) fanners of tills county , mm In that capac ity 1 feel like saying to you that up to within two years ago the farmers ot this county had eoiuo to look at Omaha a good deal as it you were going to have things polltluitly your ; ' own way anyhow. And every nomlnpo who' ' lias been put up. as a son of a compliment 16 tliu country voteis hail been knocked over , and 1 believe that 1 enjoy the distinction of being the first representative elected , or crr- tulnly lu along H'llog of years. And the people In the west e'ml of ( ho conniv 'nro pleased to learn , and they acknowledge , it that you of Omalia wbo have , the power to vote us up or down , you who have three- nuaitcrs of tlio votes in Douglas'county , wcio disposed to deal fairly by us In tlio country when we give you candhlides who deserve your support. Wo ask your support In this canvas"Of. . courseit don't become - ' come mo' to hay so , but my con- sUtuouti i'n the country believe ( Imp- they have a candidate worthy ot y.our supt ort or they would not hive prost'iite.d me. it Is ( stated In the papers Jtliat-1 am mulclng my canvass personally UPOU my rccoid. 1 do' not mean to bo egotistical about tfiat , but I do say that whllo I am a candidate for re election tonight I do hot recollect a slnglo votoof mlnedurlng the last session of- the legislature that 1 would change to-night If I could. Gentlemen. 1 nm not ushnmcu of my recoid. [ Applause ] . 1 consider it a compli ment that 1 am tlio only member 6f legisla ture of cither-party who is renomlnatcd. My vote upon all questions Is In the interest of the people , In the interest of the producers and In the Interest of the workinBinon. f Ap plause ] , It wa * In opposition to lloss Stout's schemes , In opposition to tricks and lings from lirst to last. That Is a rccoid 1 am will ing to stand on , nnd 1 rathct expect and hope that It will icsult In a majority next Tuesday and If it docs 1 shall not go back on that record. I expect to stand In the future as tn the past , for the people. K.V. . S1MEKAI , , r.SO. The next speaker Introduced was E. W , Simeral by the chairman who said : " 1 now introduce to yon n young man who has worked day ami night ever since ho ha ? been here to try and make an honest living , lie is a true republican and will now speak for himself , but you will hnvo to do the voting next Tuesday for him. " Mr. Simeral said : Mr. Chairman and Kellow-ntlzons : As Senator Sauuders says 1 have been laboring fora Ions while and have been working so hard from the time 1 was nominated until the present that I have not had time to pre pare an extemporaneous speech to deliver lo you to-nlghl. ( Applause. ) I have very llttlo to sav upon the question appeitalnlng to Iho legislature as 1 um not runnlni : for that olllco. I sometimes wish I were , especially since Mr. Kosewater has been nominated because I know If 1 were on the legislative ticket and elected with him 1 would see lots of fun down in Lincoln next winter , lam certain that if the republican legislative ticket Is elected they will servo the people of this county effectively , honestly and with abllitv. There Is ono vital question which the repub lican party of this county at least is square and solid upon , and that is anil-prohibition. They endorsed a Ugh llceuso In their county convention , and on the platform they propose to stand. This was the platform upon which thu representatives to the senate and legislature wore nominated , and 1 say to you tn-dav. with all defeienco to the tearful appeals of Dr. Miller to Mr. Her , that the republican legislators can do more to further the Interests of high license In this state than all the democrats you can send down from this county and Ihey will do. ( Applause. ) And why' , ' Simply because thu republicans are tn the majority In the state. If you send democrats down there they will have to sneak off in ono comer by themselvc , and a very small corner - nor will hold them. [ Applause. ! They will not bo In a position to work In thu commit tees and all that kind ot work which you know is necessary and which Is id wars done til tlio legislature , and which they cannot do , to postpone and kill any legislation apper taining fo prohibition in this state. The republicans can do that. The democrats can not ; therefore , I say as a matter of pure pol icy that the republicans should bo sent down there rather than the democrats. Thn prohibitionists are like barnacles , which always hang themselves upon the party In power. The labor question lias boon gone over by the gentlemen who have preceded mo. and 1 will only say that they understand what is wanted down there. Have the democrats got a man on the ticket who knows what they wait I except logo to the legislature'1 [ A | > - plausp. | After they get there what can they do' . ' Wo have a legislative ticket that is made up of men of ability , capable men , men who stand high in every walk in lit'e.aml they were placed In nomination for the very purpose of getting tlio votes of the people ot'this comity. They are mun of intilnsic worth , and 1 bu- lieus that the verdict next Tuesday will bo in favor of the republicans from one end to the other of the ticket. | Applaiibe.J In refer ence to myself , being naturally a modest man , 1 must of necessity take the same posi tion that the Omaha world has taken. It says that both Mr. Ferguson and myself are very capable and very honest men , and that there Is no choice between us. Theru I differ. lha\ea great choice in the matter. [ Ap plause. ] And 1 hope that you have and that your choice is nol with the democratic patty. 1 assure you , one and all. that if 1 ant elected I will attempt to domv duty fully , fearlessly and with all of the ability that Divine 1'rov- idonco has given me. " He then icfcrred to the duties of county attorney , and closed by saying : " 1 assure you that the of51ce is no sinecure and ir. wUl remiiru a great deal of hard work and study. If 1 am elected 1 will attempt to serve you to the best of my abil- TW. M. O. IlICKliTTS. Dr. Rickotfs , the colored candidate for the legislature , responded to an emphatic call as follows : Mr. President and Gentlemen : I have just returned from a professional call. A friend of mine lias met with an accident and 1 wont down to put in a few stitches. I hur ried in order to got back here , fjeullemon , to see you , to sec if 1 might not possibly put in a few stltclies here. It is a part of our political economy that at the cud of every two years a set of men shall be placed In nomination to fill positions of public trust. The men who have been placed in nomination arc , upon the ono side , demo crats , and upon the other sldo republicans. Of the democratic ticket I liavo nothing to say. Wo will allow that to speak for itself. Ot the republican ticket we have only this to say : That that ticket represents the idea of republicanism in contradistinction to tlio Idea of democracy. Some men claim that there are elf years in politics certain years when it dons not matter much whether you vote the straight ticket or not. Now , gentlemen , I will say this , 1 Inherited my ro- pubrcuilsm and I never yet learned how to sciatc'.i ' a ticket. 1 believe In the doctrine of the lOjiubllcan party. The belief is not a foolish belief , it is not a superstitious belio1' . I have read Iho action's ot the two parties and 1 believe that in all things which no to make a happy , an intelligent , and a prosperous people , the republican party stands out piu- emlnently in the lead of any oilier party that has ever been before tlio countrv. Gentloman.tlio Issue that is dear to the heart of every colored man , and that is the Issues of the war , have been relagafed to the past. Men , In the very retirement of sarcasm , claim ( fiat when wo speak of tlioso Issues of the long ago wo are waving tliu bloody shirt , ami I do not care to como to you here and wave that shiit , ypt I do Miy this to you , hat the bloody shirt is the very -watch-word , it is the koy-noto to republican success ami it should be tlio koy-noto of republican success until the 1,500,000 negroes in the southern states are permitted to walk up to the ballot boxes and vote tholr sentiment like men. Gentlemen , I nm not in the h umor for mak ing a speech lust now. A thousand times has the question been asked mo , 'will the negro stick by the ticket'1' Now. gentlemen , in all fairness I would like to ask you If you have ever known In the last twenty yearf a negro to do anything else than stick by the ticket ? 1 Imvu come here this evening to ask you this question , "will you stick by the negro In this election' " ' Now , eemluman , If you will give mo your suffrage I will try to bo an honest member of the next house of representative ! ) . My in terests are Identical with your Interests , All that 1 have , all that I hnvu ever made , all that 1 ever expect to have Is in Omaha , nnd gentlemen , whatever interest. ) the mass of the citizens of this country Interests mo , Vouf interests shall bo care for to the very best ot my ability. And now Mr. President and gentlemen , please accept my thanks ( or your kind attention , MIC. JOHN HATHtESOX. Calls were then made for Mr. Matliin- son , who responded briefly. Ho said that ho was not a speaker but no was a repub lican , a republican from principle. Pro hibition tries to hang to the republican party , but it does not belong there. Tlio prohibitionists killed thu republican ' ticket in tho. last national election , and they would dp it again. If elected , ho pledged his opposition to the submission of the prohibition amendment. > llt. JAMBS i. YOUMJ. Tlio last speaker , of tliu evening was Mr , James Young , who responded to ro- ° pcatud 'etlls. : Ilu said that hu represented tliu laboring class and had no brass collar around his neck. lie wns emphatically opposed to. prohibition and was for Senator - . tor Van Wyck first , hist , . mid all thotiino. After Mr , Young' ; ) romurka the. meet ing adjourned , ' . The Tiny T To-night ouo' of. tlio most .popular dramas over .presented upon tlio . Ameri can .staga , tlio play m wh'lch Laura Keene bocaimi famous "Tho Sea ol leu" will , bo presented by the Uanrois , ' 'Puls and SchhvitzGerman comedy uonipany nt- Uovd's opori ; liousu. The play is n mtig- hillce'nt ono and will bo presented -with the full edmp'any and all tho. resources of the stage at the Hoyd. Reserved seats 'majl'ho secured at 10 o'clockthis nuarn- * " ' AN I10UK Spent in liltornry rtmlmlior Kxet-clscs n't ilioSaornil Hc.irt.-ACulonij- . The young ladles of life Sacred Heart convent , last night hold the second of their delightful entertainments , "Hours with the Authors , " in the beautiful exhi bition hall of the institution. Like that of a month a go , when Jtho life and works of the esteemed Longfellow wuro com memorated .nnd rovicwcdt it comprised a reference to tlio llfo and peculiarities ns also selections from nnd commentaries upon the works of John Ilnskin. If such were possible , the latter entertainment , was oven more successful ( lian that of n month ngo , and displayed among the talented young ladles who took part in the Improvement nnd taste which such a series of delightful literary entertain ments may bo expected to efl'ect. The programme comprising thu literary features is ns lollows : Prologue , Miss A. H , JOUPS Crown of Wild Olive MlssStephenson Seven Lamps of Architecture . Miss A Ilahcook Kings' Ttoasurlcs Miss . ) . Gregg Ethics of the Dust Miss Oiara Crelghton Uiiccns * Uaidcns Miss S. N ash Kpilogue Miss S. Lowe Besides thu features above enumerated , there was a number of musical interludes which are detailed below. Some of tlieso were rendered by a number of the most promising of tlio voungcr vocalists and instrumentalists in tlio city , Entree "Lo draco" Uohin Misses Clioxvlns , Dwycr , Ulbbon , McShane , ' The Hunters" Vocal I > uo Kucken Misses P. Lowe , C. Crcighton. "Uridal Polka" 11 arp Solo. . . . " . Uoclisa Miss W. Lowe. "Ship Ahny" Vocal Duo Mlllard Misses K. Uielghton , J. Orcau. "La Belle" Hart ) Solo Kowlcr Miss L. Dcllone. "Crusader's Song' ' Vocal Solo Pinsutl Miss C. Crelghtou , "Trlpplng-Merrily" Chorus Misses C. and K. Crelghton. II. Hah- cock , S. Lowe , S. Nasli , (5. Itabcock , J. CireL'L' , A. MeNaughten. "Preghlera" Vocal Solo Tostt Miss L. Dcllone. Astraolians in all the colors , ranging in prices from $2 CO to $5.r > o. THOMPSON , HEI.UKS & Co. St. Patrick's Church. This morning the new church of St. Patrick will bo dedicated with impres sive ceremonies. Bishop O'Connor will ollleiate , and the sermon will be delivered by Rev. M. P. Dowling , the eloquent vice president of Crcighton college. The old chnruli of St. Patrick on South Seven teenth street for .several years back has been quietly increasing in both mem bership nnd importance to that degree that a largo addition lias boon rendered necessary. It has been.'and still is , in charge of llev. John Jcanutte , whose management of its a Hairs has happily been crowned with success. Ask to see our Terry Hath Towels at 15c. They are a big bargain. I'HOMPKON , UEU > IN & Co. , 1)19 ! ) Farnttm Street. A. New Snored Heart Academy. Ground lias already been broken at the head of St. Mary's uvumic for a new day school of flic academical order by tlio sisters of the Sacred Heart. The erection of the buildinsr will be pushed as rapidly ab the season will al low , and it is expected wil } be ready for occupancy before the end of the year. Tins institution will nflbrd an oppor tunity for children in the immediate vicinity to avail thetnselvcs of an educa tion of the hitrher order without compel- line their absence from home in attend ing a boarding school. It will no doubt bo appreciated as soon as itis in readi ness for occupancy. ' The" academy will cost $20,000. _ AVc are showing in our Cloak Depart ment all the now desirable styles at. very low prices. Come in and examine them. THOMPSON , BKLDKN & Co. , 1810 Farnam Street. Vital Statistics. The following births and deaths were reported to City Physician Leiseuring for the week ending yesterday : Deaths Mattie Sorensen , 17 ; Peter Cliristenscn , 23 ; Mary Politick ; Mary Peterson , 10 days ; August Geitns , 4 months ; August Brakowiski , 1 ! ) days Mathilda Prodess , 11 months ; Mary S. Peterson , 2.1) years ; \Venzcrlous Honiiak , 15 years ; Vaclav Uennak , 5 days ; Nora Papo , 2 years ; Gtto Foust , 8 days ; Fritz ( iruib , 7 years ; Gabriollar Mills. 15 ; Mary Wuiso , 2 months ; Martha Fatihenhausen , 1 year ; Willie Bnrnoy 0 years ; Annie M. Anderson , 27 ; James Brohal , Is days ; C. May Moycr , 1 month ; John Ilarnon , 8 days ; Jens Jensen , 1 month ; Julia Sulli van. 0 years ; Daniel La Favor , 21 ; John It. lliggs , 30 ; Joseph Morrisscy , 1 month ; Isaac E. Adams , 27 ; Leroy Brunncr , 2 ; J. S. Heins. infant ; Mary A. White. 3 months ; Mary K. Hryson , 39 ; Julius Middleista , 1 mouth ; ItoborL Cameron , : 5 ; Amelia Ilamson , ! ; Ilosa Hughes , 20 ; Ed. Christy. 28. Births Mrs. Catherine Knhn , a son ; Mrs. A. Davis , a son ; Mrs. S. Billingston , a daughter ; Mrs , L. Jackson , n son ; Mrs : George Gellenbeck , n daughter ; Mrs. Ada Hegby , iv daughter ; Mrs. George Raw- worth , a son ; Mrs. M. Fertile , a son ; Mrs. Joe McDonald , a ( laughter ; Mrs. Paul Logston. a son ; Mrs. Gustava John son , a daughter ; Mrs. M. Sullivan , n daughter ; Mrs. Matilda Johnson , a son ; Mrs , Ida C. Fagelstrom , n son. Wo arc showing a full line of Comforts , Colored nnd White Blankets at prices that will please yon. THOMPSON , HIM : > EN & Co. , 1310 Farmim Street. Attention , There will be n mooting of amateur musicians at Met/ hall , Tenth street , Sunday , October 81 , at 8 o'clock p. m. The object of the meeting is to br'n\ > ' together the amateur musical talent of Omaha for ( ho purpose of organi/.lnj' an amateur musical association. Those. wishing to join can do so without ox- ponnso , und every amatonr musician is respectfully invited to 'bo ' present. Very desirable bub'mosj lot on Phil Sheridan street , at liejid'flf St , Mary's nvenud , cheap. Also 00 fpot lot south side Leavonworth , near Thirty-second fitroet , ? : j,200. T. J. HOOK , Real Estate , IfiOi ) Farnum. Jlororniat Ion F To-dnv is the annivcrsaiy of the great reformation of' the churpli began by Martin Luther , October .31 , 1517. This event is duly celebrated } > y thu entire Lutheran church. Kouut/u Memorial church , of this city , will keep the day us a festival , and hnvo appropriuo exercises both morning and uveiring. $ .1-1,000 Buys tlio best corner Icjt on Leavenworth 8t , DGxilOJrOOO ; cash , balance 'easy. Must bo sold at once. 1500 'Farnam st. , room1 1. Inno Unll Tlio subscribers 10 Uio fund for the. or ganization of an .Omaha'huso ball club will meet at Frank Uandlu'ti cigar' store at 2:20 o'clock' this afternoon to , elect oflicors and ufrnngo tlio .Mnrthcr prolim- luaries fbr the iibxt'-season's work. Al interested , in tlio matter should attend tlip meeting , . . ' . - ' . * Steinwav'Upjight Piano to rent. Moycr iSi.Bo. Open evenings. ' Daily received for orlf/inatitiy low prices , & / / THE CXsOTIKKNCl CO. , 7i < is fcttlly uttrtfasscd tJtcir otvn cirpcctittiontt * And they bey to assure tJte public of their deter initiation to preserve that rep utation unsullied. % JCti addition to tvliaf ivcts mentioned i n last issue rcyardiny jtheir spe cial sale of medium priced Ovcrcoafs , jf'era JTac/tcf.s and Vesfs , < > / which they still have a ijm < ntity onhand. They hare reinforced that depart' tnent with new and sjtecial sf i/1c.f and offer the same as folly ics : JBtir- linyton & JEdridim Kersey Overcoats , trinnned with satin sleeve lin- ittfftt/itr $ JL5t5W ; regular prices Ity other dealers , $ . & ( & . ITine Chin chillas and JElysians in Jashionaltle sJiadep , satin lined aH throitah with silh , velvet collars , for $2O : regular price Ity other dealers $ ! $4 > . MontagnaclScavers , richly trinnned with.sainf i novelty of the season for $2Vsoldby Chicago houses for $8.2. TJte metiUoninrj of the above beautiful ffawiients at those prices , is to convince tnviniblic tfiat extremely low prices prevail throughout tliciv entire stocJt. And it slioulcl be borne in wind tit at every article sold , i $ guaranteed to be exactly as represented or the money will be refunded All goods at strictly one price at Cor. Douglas and 14th sts. , Onialia. Morroll's Pharmacy. > Noticing a now inscription upon the outer walls of tlio drug store , corner Six teenth and Chicago streets , a representa tive of tlio BKI : stopped inside and was both pleased and astonished tu sec the wonderful change efl'ected by the new proprietor. Everything was resplendent with new paint and decoration. Tlio stock , which was a good one , has been completely reorganized. Now stock has been added , now departments have been introduced , until ( he stock is complete. Evorything.in the drug and medicine line will be kent , and an exceptionally nice variety of druggists' sundries fill the show cases. The prescription depart ment will bo made a specialty and will be supplied witli new nnd fresh mater ials , nothing old or inert will bo kept , thus insuring the desired clloct of the physician's prescription. Mr. Morrell , the gentlemanly rroprietor ) , formerly of Leslie & Morroll , is n man well and favorably known to the people of Omaha. He has had an experience of twenty-live years as ; a nractical pharma cist. A fact that will not bo overlooked by those who tire obliged to trust their lives in tiio hands of the druggist. Ladies will find the L'nc of perfumery and cos metics complete and of the most elegant that can be had. In brief , MorrelTs pharmacy , corner of Sixteenth and Chicago cage streets will be Iho equal of any apothecary shop in the city. Snnctunry It. A. 708O , K. of Jj. NIOLA : , la. , Oct. 20. To tlio noble order of the Kights of Labor , of the Ninth Congressional district Brothers : Believing as wo do that wo have been shamefully sold out , ana that n member ot L. A. 1003 is endeavoring to deliver us over to our enemies as a part of the trade of our late lamented Dr. Iliitton , and considering as wo do that our vote belongs - longs to us. let us unite and recom mend that all brothers east their vote for Mr. Lyman , for congress , forth.j purpose of rebuke to such as are trying to slander tlio dignity of our noble order. RILKY CIAHK , A. ROSA , J. H. Rinr.in-r , Committee. Boyd's Opera House , Sunday , October 31st , Sea of Ice. West Omaha ICcpnlilicnn Caucus. Republican voters of West Omaha pre cinct will meet at tl.o school-house on Lowe avenue , tlio place of holding elec tion , Monday evening , Nov. 1 , 1880 , at 7 o'clock p. m. , for the purpose of nomi nating a. precinct ticket and oilier impor tant business. All republicans are requested to attend. J. W. EM.KII , Member of Republican Central Com mittee. Ton Thousand German Carp. The Nebraska fish commission are dis tributing German carp free , except cost of the can , twonty-livo cents and express charges from South Bend , Neb. , to pluco of delivery. Applications for earn mav 1)0 Hindu in person or by letter to M. E. O'Brien , superintendent , South Bond , Neb , , and should be madu before Decent- l ) r 1st , to inhiiro delivery this season. Applicants should give the name of express - press ollicu at which it will bo most con- vunicnt to receive tliu fish , also of the nearest postollico to the applicant W. L. MAV , R. H , LlVINOSTON , B. E. B. KKNNKDV , Fish Commissioners. Boyd's Opera House , Sunday , October ! ! lbt , Sea of Jcu. Arrival of Vienna underwear at Uainge Hank Clearances. The bank clearances yesterday were ! p70l,510.V , , ) . Thu total for thu week amounts to $ lU.r ,87-1.78. This is nn in crease of HU. i per cunt over tlio clearances for n corresponding period last year , Great HarcniiiH in I'iunos and Orgnna. Twenty-two Mop organ , great bargain ; only $ l'i$5down ! nnd $5 monthly until paid , Max Muyer & Bro. Open oycn- Rosewood double bank melodeon , $2 ? 3 hum tiny payments1. ' Max Meyer Bro. . . ' Arrival of Vicuna underwear at Ham 'Dr. Ilanelicttilowiepii'ithFsMi28S ; : 10 at ' 'First class organ , six fctojis'-.only.iO- ! ; $3 down and-58. ( iionthly-until ; jaid. ; Gr.eat , bargain : Max Meyct & Bro , . . ' . . . : , _ . ' ' . , t ' Boyd-'if Opera Jlaitio , ' Hifiiday , . < 'tob'r ! Slfct , Sou of leb. ' " . . ' ' v o- ' , ; ' ' . ' . . ' - - - - - -T } ' Arrivallof Vlcuun uudcwcar.ut Itumge. We llrtvn n Customer. For good business propcrtj * located on cither Howard or Harnoy , call at oneo REITKU & CAMIMIEI.L , 150 ! ) Farnam St. , room 1. Manual" Trnliilnjr. The turning lathe for the manual train ing department of the public school ar rived yesterday , and as soon as it , with tlio boiler and engine already purchased , can bo placed in position , the second 3'car's class will be able to commence work. MASOX & HAMLIX OIIRAK SLIOHTI.Y used , only -t-i-l. Great Bargain , .fldown anil il monthly , until paid. Call at Max Meyer & Bro. Open evenings. All kinks of Job Printing , Omaha Lithographing & Stationery Co. A Ilorso in a Sower. The uncovered sewer trench at the corner of Sixteenth and Harnoy lias been the cause of two accidents already , and will probably ctinsq moro if it is not looked after. On Friday night an intoxi cated man. Chris Larson , fell in the ditch and came near being suffocated. About C o'clock yesterday morning , a newsboy's horse fell into the ditch ami had to re main there until 8 o'clock , when the workmen on the job rescued him. Business Change. , Mr. A. 11. Comstock , who retired from tlio insurance firm of Hisdomt Conislock , on the 1st instant , has purchased thu non- board agency of MoNuir & Spray , for merly conducted by Sturgis & Lewis , and will take possession of tlio same to-mor row. Mr. Conistock will write insurance independent of board rates , and it will bis to the interest of properly owners to give him a call before placing their in surance olsowhoro. A dollar saved is a dollar earned. The companies repre sented in this agoncyaro all old nnd relia ble , having been established from twenty- live to ( iffy years. Mr. Comstock's ollice will bo in the Crcighton block , room lu. A New Trial Wanted. In the United States court yesterday Judge Dundy heard a motion for a now trial m tlio case of Doty vs. tlio Francis can sisters. Doty was given judgment at the last term of the court for $1,709 for loss of an oyc at the hospital , and the sisters moved for a rehearing of the case. Judgu Dundy heard thu arguments and took the matter under advisement. Attention Jjiuflos. We will continue our special sale of Italian marble and Alabaster statuary , vases , Helta pitchers , etc. , for a few more days. Will soil at private sale during tlio day and auction in the evening.Vo warrant the goods to bo all chiseled from quarried stonu. Sale at 212 N. IGtli street , Masonic block. A. W. COWAN , Auctioneer. Don't ay Ilo nr. I have 7 neat now houses fo soil , 8 nnd 1 blocks from street cars and school , on small monthly payments.T. T. S. Hooic , Roul Estate , IfiO'J Farnam , NOTICES. To-day's hervlc-na at Uio IMffoicnl ChurchcN Throughout tlio City. Baptist church. Hnrviccs ut 1010 : ! a , in. and 7:80 : p. m , Rev. D. L , Chubhnek , re- yivulisl , will preach morning and even ing. Sunday school and \'i m , Prayur meeting Wednesday evening at 7:80. : St. Barnabas church , Nineteenth and California M reels. Plain celebration at 7:80 : a. m. Choral celebration at )1 ) a. m , Even song ill -I p. m , Sunday Fuliool at 12:80 : p , m. Seats frcu. JohnYVilllums , rector. German Lutheran chun-li , 1005 South Twentieth M rout. Service ) every Sunday 10 a , m. Sunday school at U p. in , 10. J. Free * ! , pastor. Prcsbytonun church , corner Dodge nnd Seventeenth streets S-rvifi. at 10 ; 0 . m. and 7:80 : p. ' m. Itm1.V. . J. Ilursha pastor. Sunday school at noon. Young peoples mcetinir 0.15 p m. Si. John's church , ( < Jraco chapel ) cor ner Twenty-sixth and Franklin Mrcut ; ! . Services at 8 a.m. . 11 am H. m. , .and 7JQ : ! p.m. Sunday .school at Ill."isi. : m. Jtov. Win" . O.igood JVarsu'i , n-ctor. ' Unity church , .N.o ! ' 41 ! ) Noih ' .S'oven- kci ( htr ! ut. 'Scrvir.u'ifi 11 a. m. ' Sun- 'dny ohoout | lii l.V Rev.V. . E. Copeland - land , pastor.'l'o du itov. Mihs Saf- .fOrd of .Sronx City. v. ill "ocii.y-1 | hu pulpit. pi'Unity.church. ' . - . - . ' . . ' . ' ' ' Firet ; ' MX l-J' ( Jluirtfi'-- ; Eighteenth and la\c'niijrt MtrWts , ' . ' 'Prt-aohing at , TO < ! ' 0- n nv. < md 7 : J(1 ( p in , UcT. . ' , M , Jlmiso ; itator , will preui'h mpriiing ; nid evVitrng. ' tfuu'li ffh' > or-uv2-vKi : p.-r .1' LO. Jolu-sk. superintendent. Yon are cordially invited to these services. North Presbvterian , Snunders street ) Rev. Wm. 11. Henderson , pastor. Ser vice at 10:90 : a. m. nnd 7iO : : p. in. Sunday school at noon. Young people's meeting at 0:150 : p. m. At the evening service the pastor will deliver the fourtll lecture in the series to young men. Sub ject : "The Young Man and His Time. " Strangers mudo welcome at tlio services. Sewurd street Methodist church , on Twenty-second nnd Suward streets * Meeting at 10W : ! a. m. and 7:110 : p. m. b tliu pastor , Ruv. Charles W. Savj'l Seats free and all will bo welcome , bath school at 2(0 : ! ( p. m. Southwest Presbyterian , Twentieth and Leavenwottli streets. Preaching at 11 n. m. by Rev. J. N. Boyd. Sabh.ith school , llp.m. Young people's meeting , 7 p. m. No evening sermon. CastullurStreet Presbvterian , Sixteenth and Ciibtullar. Rev. J. N. Boyd pas tor. No morning service. Preaching ac 7:80 : p. m. by Rev. J. N. Boyd Sabbath school , 3 p. in. Young people's - " > njt- iiifr. 7 p. m. Tlio newly organized United Presby terian congregation will huvu services In their church , corner Park avenue andD Grant street , on Sabbath , October 31 , ana ? hereafter. All are invited. ' The Rev. Alex. Thompson will lecturd , this morning at Boyd's Opera house , at' 11 o'clock. Subject : "Protection after death. " No charge , no collection and lip fnar of proclaiming truth. Kountzo Memorial , English Lutheran corner ot Sixteenth and llarney Hreiits'l Rev. J. S. Dotweiler , pastor. Sunday ; school at 11:45 : a. m , Church services anu preaching bv the pastor at 10:80 : a. m. antf 750 : ! ] > , m. This is reformation Sunday ] and the exorcises will lie in commumora' ' * lion of the German reformation begun by Martin Luther , Oct. 81 , 1517. Unity church , corner Seventeenth nnd/ / Cnss. Miss Sallord , the minister of tha Unitarian church nt Sioux City , Iowa1/ will occupy Mr , Coimlund's pulpit to-day at U a. m. Miss Sallord is ono of tliu most able and elomient preachers in out country and it will bo a rare treat to bean her. All arc invited. Sunday school at the usual hour. First Herman Free Evangelical church/ Service at No.1 Engine house , corner Eleventh and Dorcas streets , at 1050 : ! a. m. Preaching bv Rov. F. 11.V. . Dane ) chert , pastor. Sabbath school nt I ) n. m < Friends and children arc cordially iu- vited and welcome. In the Swedish Evangelical Luthcraii church , corner of Cuts and Ninutconlji streets , divine sorvics and preaching oV tlio pastor , E , A. Fogolstrom , at KhiK ) a. in. und 7:30 : p. m. Sunday school at ; t:80 : p. m. Tuesday evening , nrayer meeting , and Thursday evening , preaching of the gospel. Scandinavians uru Invited to ut tend all thu meetings. The Saints Chaud , on Twenty-first ami Chirk streets. Preaching at II u , m. Sabbath - bath school just after morning sorvlco. Pruuohing at 750 ; ! p. in. Seats free ; alj invited. First Christian church , corner Twen tieth street ami Capital avuiiuo. Com munion Forvico ut lotion , in. All mum- bor.s ruquostco to attend. Suncliiy schooj. at noon. All invited , Solemn dedication of St. Patrick.1/ / * church , corner of Fourteenth und ( Jas- tollur , takes place to-morrow morning at 10'tO : o'clock , Iho Rt. Ruy. Hihhoi ) olllclat- intr. The Ruv. M. P. Dowling , S. , L , wilj preach. Park Avontin United Prehbylcriart church , corner Park avcnuo nnii ( irant street. Services at 11 a. m. and 7lO : ; p. in. , conducted by Ruv. ( i. R. Murray of Plnttsmouth. Saeraiuent of the Lords Supper in thu morning. Sabbath school at 3W ; p. m. PEOPLES' THEATKE > ONE WEEK , COMMENDING SUNDAY , OCT. 31st THE GREATEST EVENT OF THE SEASON * Croft sypr * ! VB i AND 1MB Big Double Company , IlKAMA , ( MI.MCDVNI > VAlJIIJIVI TIH : < iui-\TjsT : hluv < IAUTU ; , fi'lcvj , Hi- ' > and 35 edits. uiuru yojr Keali early. . ' . - Mi tro'io Cor.Uac o'rs , " Iliils will li , > r < 'ol p. | wt tlii-i-1 uimty' olllio iiinll : ! < ' 'iHiM-.NiV. | ! il , | } W , .tor flic IIIK dl < iuulit > . " 'rol. | ( on'id'uiuy Jino , licl'wodii DviiKliis < mj ? riy | countjt-siiu He" . " . 'r | > II ; lluiim11til l.tcib will I > .o. rrqUlri'l in fut-nj lt it ccr'ltli ' \luvV in ttio'iiniiiuifi-i t. > , ii'n n ' .Kiiir..iiiyr ; of K0f ) | iiiith to rnun' o'n ' a'ct li "jinpu" . ' wnv ! ' . 'tlit'j : . * Ill \it vffi'tl 'us .mil , n1l'i.J ) ' 'a rt i'.vcd. ( . , JVNi-.I.KIIAM. OJlt _ . . ' . < > . . CCiKi'y' lirk. *