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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : FRIDAY. JULY 29 , 1887.
THE DAILY BEE , PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING. Dnlly ( Moral .IK Edition ) Including Bumlfty Ur.p. , Ono Vuar . . . . . . . $10 00 For Sir Months . C W ) KorThn-o Month * . 360 Tlio Omaha 8wn < lay IlEKraallo < l to nny lulclross , Ono Vvar. . , . 3 W OMAHA Orrtm. No. mi i.vn oil FAIWAM J Nrw VOUK drricx. Hoon rf , . Tnintr.iit IIBIMHNU. WAHUINO1UN UrUCE , NU.13FOUITKIMUBTUI1CT. All comtminlcntioni minting to news nntl edi torial mallarMinukl bo lul'lro.-scd to tbo Em- ton or THE VIA : 1IUBISEB3 i.tmnst All bti'lncsi lotturn and remittances uoulcl t > o kdtlrcgsod to TDK UEK I'um.isiiiNa COMPANY , OMAHA. Drnfta , check * mid po'lofflco orders to bo made payable to the order of the company , THE BEE POBLISHlSliPHI , PBOPBIEIOBS , E. HOSKVVATEH. EniTon. TUB DAILY BEE. Sworn Statement of Circulation , Btnte of Nebraska. I . County of Douglas , i B < * ( Jeo. U. TZ.SCUUCIC , sccreturv of The Boo Publishing company , docs solemnly swear that the actual circulation ot thn Dally lice for the week ending July 23,1837 , was as follows : Saturdav.July 10 14.200 Hundav.Julv 17 14.000 Monday. July IS 14f,00 Tursdav , July 10 i.B'.H : ! ) Wednesday. .1 uly 'JO 13.WXJ Thursday. July ui 13.010 Friday , July B-J lU.ttW Avcratro 11.075 GKO. 11. TZSCHUCK. bworn to nnd subscribed In my presence this Slid day of J uly , A. D. 1837. N. P. Fr.u fSKAM Notary Public. Btnto of Nebraska , I Douelns County. , S3 Goo. 11. Tzschuck , bclnp llrst duly sworn , deposes and says that ho Is secretary of The Uw > Publishing company , tliat the actual averaco dally circulation of the Dally Ueo for the month of July , 1880 , 12,314 copies ; for August , 1886 , 12.4M copies : for Septem ber , Ittofl. 13 , ! 0 conies ; for Octobnr , IbSO. 12t 9 copies ; for November. 1880 , 18,318 copies ; for December , IHSfl. 18,2J7 copies ; for January 18b7 , lO.Mfl copies ; for February. 1887 , 14,108 copies ; for March. 18S7 , 14.400 copies ; for April. 1887. Multicopies ; for May , 1887 , 14.S27 copies ; for Juno 1837 , 14,147 copies. OEO. n. Tzsciracir. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 1st dayot July A. 1) . , 1SH7. ( SEAL. | N. 1' . FKIL , Notary Public. TIIOUOU the Kansas City crowd got out of the while housn the odor of Kau nas City hop still remains. 1'oou old Kansas City. Its "prominent citizens" made tlio president sick. Ho is in Incic , however , to have survived the wonderful ordeal. A MAN stood on a drawbridge in Chicago the other day whislling "Home , Sweet Homo , " most dolefully , and then jumped into the water and was drowned. If the poor fellow whistles the tune now it is no doubt with n preponderance of the variations. No wonder President Cleveland does not desire to see any more delegations waiting upon him to invite him to visit their cities. Ho is a stout and healthy man , but ho could not stand any moro after ho had taken in tno Kansas City crowd. Perhaps there was too much hog to it. Kansas City hog. llit. IlKN'itr D. COGSWELL , of Califor nia , has copyrighted the plans of his mon ument , a description of which appeared in those columns a few days ago. Ho re fuses to lot newspapers have akotchea of thorn. Thus ho retaliates ou tlio news paper people who allowed themselves to jest over the statuesque fountains ho erected in various cities some years ago. TIIRKB is a dearth of workingmen in Fort Wayne , Indiana. The brass foun- dorica and muchiuo works ot that place have sent for .another lot of fifty workers for their forges , from Castle Garden. The demand for labor is increasing nil over the country and those who arc will ing to work can find it. For light em ployment , however , tlioro is little de mand , and clerks , lower class book keepers , etc. , are floating from place to place in schools. A pouanit csimo to grief in Now York City the other day by bad spelling. Ho sent some spurious chocks to bo cashed by a boy who bore a note stating that the sender would bo much "oblulged" for a speedy service , The teller thought that n man who spelled hko that ought to be looked after , and sure enough investiga tion disclosed a crook and ho foil into the clutches of the law. In this connec tion it Is interesting to note that both Ar tornus > V ard and Josh Hillings are dead , They also spelled badly. A CENTENNIAL celebration of the pro mitigation of the constitution , at Phila dolphin , in 1787 , will bo held in that citj on tlio 17th of September next. A large number of the eastern states have alroadj miulo appropriations for sending thoii governors , with a military escort , tc take part In it. President Cleveland istc preside , and General Sherman will have command of the federal and state troop ; assembled. Judge Miller of the supreme court will deliver an oration , and othoi statable exorcises will bo held. Tut : munition up at Halifax begins tc boar evidence of assuming proportions It might not bo a bad idea to open up th < fight at once. Business is a trifle dull nnd good news very scarce. A gonth reminder to Canada that wo are doing business ot the old stand would liavo i wholesome ofl'cct , and help out wonder fully in the news way until congress con vonos. It scorns evident that wo must a some time either whip Canada or anne ? it , and the former would no doubt bo tin best display of state oraft. TIIEIIE is a gleam of hope for those win miffer with the dread disease , consump tlon. Dr. Borgeou's method of traatim this ill in French , English and Amoricat hospitals has been followed with a fail measure of success. Honscssulphurotec hydrogen gas which , it is claimed , kill : the germs of thn disease tlio parasitii vacilli , as they are called In technlca language. If such germs cause the ilia ease , it is claimed that it is an infection one. But the medical authorities nro no agreed on this matter. Some physician of the highest standing argue that tin germs appear because of the disease am nro not the origin of it Ho this as it ma ; it has nevertheless been well cstnblUhoi that-tho sulphur treatment Is followed Ir beneficial results , nnd an apparatus hai been dovlscd for ' the application of gas sous uucmata- . . . The. Ohio ItopuMlcnn Contention , Unexpectedly , nnd very much to the disappointment , It cannot bo doubted , of the democrats , the Ohio republican con vention completed its work without n single incident of dissension. No con vention in years exhibited a more nil- pervading spirit of harmony or was char acterised by i > moro earnest coulldcnco and enthusiasm. Uno is compelled to wonder , in view of the complete nbaonco of all diflioulty and friction , whether there has over really been any substantial ground for the reports of impending trouble that preceded the assembling of the convention , nnd whether the friends of Mr. Sherman , equally with these not friendly to him , were not very greatly , exaggerating tlio strength of the element , which was expected to make trouble in the event of an effort being made to en dorses him ns n presidential candidate. Tlio truth Is , however , that there was iangor , and it was averted by the good cnso of the party , doubtless In n largo measure directed by the judioious counsel f Mr. Sherman himself. When ho said on the night before the meeting of tlio convention that everything had boon soi led and that the republican course was jlcar there was no further ror.son to ap prehend dilliculty. The result shows what t was that had been settled and that the igrcomcnt entered into was faithfully carried out. The rcnommation of Gov ernor Foraker by acclamation carried vith it the endorsement of Sherman by n imilar expression of confidence. It was simply a question of placing thcso two loaders of the party in their state on qual footing in the convention , and their uillingnoss that this should be done the representations of the parly could not refuse to acquiesce in. The result attests tlio wisdom of the leaders and tlio har- uony secured and the coulidenco inspired uavo placed tlio republicans of Ohio in n position to carry on unitedly an aggres sive campaign , with every assurance of victory on their side. It Is not questioned that Governor For- akor will receive the full support of his party , and ho ought to get all of the not very largo independent voto. His admin- stration has been creditable and clean , contrasting very broadly with the proceeding - ing administration of Governor Hoadly. If somewhat given at times to display , and perhaps not unjustly suspected of aspir ing to higher political honors , the politi cal record of Governor Foraker is with out blemish , and ho has ability of a high order. In the active world of politics ho has few peers among men of no greater experience. The platform is peculiarly of the Ohio republican order , at least in its tariff features. Next to the republi cans of Pennsylvania there nro no moro uncompromising adherents of tlio protec tion policy than the republicans of Ohio , and their last declarations show that the lapse of time nnd the changed conditions have affected no modilications of their views. There is much in the platform that republicans everywhere can fully approve , and it has the merit of being in all respects direct and unequivocal. Regarding the effect which the conven tion's unanimous endorsement of Senator Sherman may have upon his presidential chances , there Is certainly room for a wide difference of opinion. The senator himself characterized it as simply a matter of sentiment , of no binding force and of no importance unless sustained by the approval of the voters of the districts of Ohio and of the Union. Yet it was due him , and being unanimously accorded its effects ought to bo materially to in ? ad vantage. Another Victim or Intemperance , Charles Heed , the lawyer who acted as counsel for Guitcau , President Garflold's assassin , was recently detected in an at tempt to rob the money drawer of Koicher's hotel , Jersey City , where ho has been in the habit of taking his meals. Naturally lie was forbidden , the entry of tlio house. This is but another step in a downward career brought about by whisky , and from which them is , prob ably , now no turning. While a young man Heed gave promise of a brilliant fiituro. Ho possessed unusual abilities , had excellent opportunities , was hand some in person and of engaging manner. Unfortunately ho soon began the con vivial habits of life of a popular young man , which , like countless sim ilar cases , is now ending in bold drunkenness and crime. After his defense of Guitcau , hav ing acquired some notoriety in that undertaking ho wont to Now York and opened an office on lower Broadway. At first ho was fairly successful , but his clients socn began to dwindle away. Then ho got into trouble about n check which came into his hands but did not belong to him , and after that episode he has been going down hill moro rapidly than ever. In sorao respects his life resembles that of ox-Governor Moses of South Carolina , who , through drink fell from a govern or's chair to a felon's cell. Drink has ruined many sucli promising lives in this country. There nro ex-senators , ex- judges , ox-miiustors of the gospel , who nro to-day leading tlio lives of miserable outcasts through its influence. Whisky and Moro lloor. Thn recent movement to organize n whisky trust , having for its object the regulation of production , said to bo now largely in excess of the demand , and doubtless also a combined olfort to increase - crease the demand , is explained by tlio receipts of the internal revenue bureau from taxes on spirituous and malt liquors for the last fiscal year. Thcso show a falling off in the receipts from the tax on distilled spirits of nearly 5.000,000 , rep resenting a decrease of nearly six million gallons , and this result has boon achtovcd principally in those states in which local option and kindred measures liavo been most successful. It Is not surprising that so great a falling off as this in a sin gle year should have aroused these whoso capital is embarked in the business to the demand for some sort of united defensive action , though it seems thej have not thus far been able to agroa upon what can be practicably or expe diently dono. The recent meeting ol distillers at Chicago , with a vlow to forming n trust , appears to liavo encoun tered difficulties not immediately sur mountable , and nothing was dono. Some of the trade organs have suggested ai anti-tcniporanco crusade backed bj largo sums of money , but It doesn't require - quire very much rellcction to show thai such a movement would bo the most dis nstroua for the whisky interest that it could possibly undertake. The majority of the distillers of the country arc toe shrewd to sacrifice their money in nnj such losing contest ns this would cer tainly bo. The decreased consumption of whisky does not necessarily prove , however , that there has bcon much less drinking done. While the spirituous liquors have declined In popularity , beer and native wines have increased in demand. The tax on malt liquors is much higher in proportion than upon distilled spirits , but the revenues from this source for the last fiscal year were $500,000 raoro than for the previous year , which wcro also much larger than for the fiscal year 1835. The Increased receipts show that nearly two million gallons moro boor were consumed lnt \ year than during tlio preceding year. Native wines nro not taxed , so that no information cnn bo de rived from the Internal revenue figures as to the Increase or decrease in their use , but other statistics show that the con sumption of American wines is largely on the Increase. It would bo well if it could bo shown with equal certainty that they are improving in quality , but there is reason to believe that this cannot bo so surely demonstrated. These facts unquestionably count on the side of temperance , even if it be as- Ruined that the diminished consumption of spirituous liquors has boon fully offset by the increased consumption of beer and native wines , which docs not appear to have boon the case. * They Must Pool 'God helps these who help themselves. " Tins old adage is moro applicable to the affairs of men to-day than it ever was. When legalized highway robbery is car ried on by chartered monopolies , and the earnings of the producing and industrial classes arc confiscated to enrich the uil ionaiccs who control the avonucs to the narkcts of the world , It behooves tlio common people to pool their issues. The other day n number ot farmers from the surrounding counties met at Rochester , N. Y. , and resolved to call a convention for permanent organization at Syracnse August 23. Every farmers' club in the state is asked to send dclc- ; ntcs. Resolutions wcro also passed de manding a revision of tlio tax laws to compel personal property to pay Its just proportion of taxes. This is a practical stop in the right di rection. The farmers and workingmcn of America never can cope with tlio great corporations , syndicates nnd trusts unless they stand shoulder to shoulder in defense of their rights. A commendable move to enforce the rights of the producers and shippers under the inter-stntt ) commerce net has recently been made in this section. The merchants and farmers of southwestern Iowa and northwestern Missouri have organized nn association whoso prime object is to compel railroads in the Mis souri valley to pivo their patrons fair local rates , This association is known as the Southwest Iowa and Northwest Missouri Transportation Association. The officers of this company , J. S. Hilby , president , at Quitman , Mo. , and T. 15. Merrill , secretary , Clnrinda , la. , bave al ready enrolled nearly 400 farmers and merchants into their association. It is manifestly the interest of every farmer in western Iowa and northern Missouri to join this association and by so doing make its demand.- * respected by the rail way managers. The first effort of this association has , wo learn , resulted in a .material reduction of local freight rates on hogs and cattle to Chicago , and there is no doubt that the association will , If properly supported , bo able to save the farmers and shippers hundreds nnd thousands of dollars. The Soldiers' and Sailors1 Reunion. All the indications are that tlio ninth annual reunion of the soldiers and sail ors of Nebraska , to bo held in Omaha from September 5 to 10 , will bo the most complete and satisfactory event of the kind over held in Nebraska. The re union committee has been laboring with untiring diligence , and the promise of results is in the highest degree grati fying. It is estimated that fully 10,000 Nebraska veterans will participate in the reunion , and that altogether not less than 50,000 people will be attracted by the event to Omaha. As stated in a can ! some time since by tlio secretary of the reunion committee , nn earnest effort has been made to give tlio reunion an interstate character , and there is assurranco thai tliis will bo in a measure successful. A considerable attendance of veterans from Iowa is expected , and provision will bo made to give all who como right royal welcome and entertainment. A circular of the reunion comiiiitteo an nounces that arrangements have beet effected by which nil Nebraska soldiers can come for one faro for tlio round trip and nil are assured of tlio most ampk provision for their entertainment am enjoyment , The metropolis of Nebraska extends a most cordial welcome to the veterans o the state and of adjoining states , assur ing them that nothing which its citizens can do to make their sojourn hero pleas nntly memorable will bo omitted. Onialin will put on its gayest attire and bend al its energies to thn cheerful duty of mak ing the visiting veterans contented am happy. Promptly and Genoronsly Wo have no doubt that the committee charged with collecting by subscnptioi the money necessary to pay the expenses of the correction and charities conven tion to bo hold in Omaha during the week from August 25 to September 1 nnd to provide some form of entertain incut for tlio delegates , will find theii task easy of accomplishment. The mod crate sum of sfa.OOO required ought to bi secured in twenty-four hours , and prob ably will bo if tlio committee reach di rcctly those of our citizens who under stand nnd are In sympathy with the ob jects of the convention , while nt tlio same time appreciating tlio value to the city o the good will of so intelligent n body ol men ns it will bring hero. Thus fa Omaha has given its visitors sue ! hospitable entertainment that the ; have had only good roper to make of her , and the domain upon us to maintain this woll-carnoi reputation involves so little that itshouk bo promptly nnd willingly mot. The correction and charities convention i national in its character , nnd Is one o the piost important of the nunual assom binges. Its work is wholly in the line o philanthropic progress and reform , am therefore deserves hearty approval ant encouragement , There Is not a question that our citizens will do their part ir this direction , nnd , hiiving douo it , tha ) mnha will secure five hundred now rionds who will further extend the ropu- atlon of the city as n center of Intelli gent appreciation an cordial hospitality. Pnnl-SelhtiR In Nobrnftkn , The opinion of the nttornoy gcncrnl , defining the nicnnlng nud intent of the gambling act passed by the last legisla- uro of Nebraska n.s applying only to gaming or betting which is douo In con- icctlon with or by means of n tnblo , bank , or other device commonly used or the purpose of gambling , nud thorn- 'oro ' not applicable to pool-soiling or other betting for which tlio specified np- ) lianccs for gambling are not employed , will relieve the minds of supporters of turf sports of a depressing doubt. The apprehension that the law might be construed to prohibit pool-selling had nduccd many to look witli little favor upon the promise for the fair races in .his city , nnd to nil such the liberal Interpretation of the law by the attorney general will bo very welcome. It is not questionable that pool selling lias n great deal to do with giving Inter est and enthusiasm to racing sports , and it is a fact of experience that wherever this privilege has boon denied racing has suffered in popular attention. In the eastern racing circuit the movement a few years ago for the total prohibition of pool Rolling proved so damaging to the sport that it was abandoned by most or nil of the associations. While this is con ceded , however , it does not follow that pool selling should be allowed unlimited latitude. It can bo judiciously restricted without being destroyed. KX-GOVEUXOU HOADLV , late of Ohio and now of New York , is n gentleman of varied and liberal attainments , but as a politician ho has been somewhat erratic and ho is not altogether reliable. His administration of affairs in Ohio , during his one term as governor , was not at nil honorable to himself nor satisfac tory to the people , as was very forcibly shown when ho sought to succeed him self. The result of that effort evidently convinced Him that politics , nt least in Ohio , contained no further promise for him , nnd ho transferred his law plant to Now York. He is now quoted ns an en dorser of Powell , the democratic candi date for governor in Ohio , vouching for his political integrity and general upright ness. Mr. Powell is not to be congratu lated upon this. Ho will not bo beno- fitted by being made to appear as the puppnt of Hoadly rather than of John II. McLean two years ago , for how ever deep the latter was in the mud at that time tile former was sunk quite as deep in the mire. There was a time when the word'of Hoadly was n uower with the democracy of Ohio , but it is so no longer. Powell could hardly have an advocate who would do him less good. KWAN Koox , or Jess , the god of China town in Now York city , barely escaped from going up in flame and smoke the other day. 1'iro broke out in a cigar manufactory located just above the room in which his Jossship was located , pene trated down through the ceilings , con sumed the furnishings of the sanctuary and was about to devour the Chinese divinity itself when the firemen came to its rescue and the pod was saved. Had ho perished it would not have been n dead loss , however , for his thrifty wor shipers had an insurance on him of $3,000. The idol , with all his belongings , was imported from the mother country at an expense of about ! ? 5,000. Hn was wor shipped by about 10,000 celestials in Now York and the surrounding cities. There is quite a number of Christian Chinese in the metropolis also , and now would seem to be a good time for them to urge upon their unconverted brethren the folly ol worshipping n heathen deity that cannot help himself against a little blaze on Park Row. What protection would such a Joss ns that bo against future fires ? THE tobacco habit appears to have n steady growth with the American people , nnd its opponents will find an added reason for /oal in their opposition in the figures of the internal revenue bureau , Thcso show the receipts from tlio tobacco tax for the fiscal year of 1837 to have been slr 00,000 iu excess of the previous year , and what many will regard as the mosl unpleasant feature of the statistics is the fact that a large proportion of the in < crease was derived from cigarettes. This shows to what an alarming extent the youth and young manhood of the coun try who constitute nearly the entire army of cigarette smokers are bccom ing enslaved to the tobacco habit , and ought to greatly stimulate the zeal of the reformers. With the tax entirely removed - moved from tobacco , and the cigarette made cheaper , its consumption woiilt ! probably largely increase and tlio unl versal American boy beuomo a cigarette smoker. who like to tinker witli thuii stomachs should read the following lisi of what they ought to take immcdiallj on getting up every morning. Encli article has been recommended by the "highest authority ; " A pinch of salt n : ice water ; a teaspoonful of salt in hoi water , as hot as you cnn take * it ; n coli lemonade very sweet * hot lemon juice with salt ; a lemon witfiout anything ulso a cocktail ; strong coffee ; tea nnd toast the juice of three oranges ; n raw egg lig.s ; beef tea ; a hard cracker ; water tha has boon boiled , etc. ' 1'hn list could be extended , of course'hut this may do tc begin with. A person in dolibl as t ( which might bo the best may possibly think it advisable to take them all. It ii whispered by some that the restaurant : of Omaha will soon put a stop to the de sire of tinkering with one's stomach , ii this city , by putting that organ boyom any possibility of ropnjr. Mits. CITIZEN LANdniv evidently doc : not take kindly to Omaha. Wo fail t < see wherein she possesses tlio true sentl ments of an enterprising American citi zcn. While Lincoln and Council Bluff are charming suburbs to Omaha they d < not reflect tlio dash and enterprise of tin great metropolis. Can it bo that tlio fail lady is displeased with our hog ? A drlv < through the thriving and busy territory of the hog packing industry would bu serve to broaden the views of the wcl coined citizen , and give her ndditlona cause for self congratulation that she had wisely decided in favor of Amoxjc : und her great Institutions. A MAN named Charles I'almer , of Lon don , Monroe county , Michigan , suspect cd for a long time that lliero was gnS it his well ns his stomnch would become In- fintcd whenever ho drank of its water. The other day ho touched n lighted match to the pump nnd an explosion took place which hurled him ngntust n fence post twenty feet nwny. lie Is sure thcro is gas in the well now. A pipe was inserted which emits n bl.v/o n foot nnd n hnlf long. The people of the place nro excited over the find , nnd hope to profit by it In n financial way. And thus tlio domain of gns Is spreading. PKKJIDEXT CLEVELAND has committed n very grcnt error in measuring the people ple of the west by the St. Louis and Kansas City crowds who recently called upon him. While ho may have grown out of patience with them , it is not fair to the rcprosontatlvo people of other cities that ho should decline to receive delegations from other parts of the coun try. If Mr. Cleveland will consent to see moro western gentlemen it will do him a very great deal of good nud ho will never have cause to regret it. Mits. PAUKEU , of Scotland , who Is called the World's Organizer of the Woman'a Christian Temperance union , is iu California waiting for the disturb ance in Howail to subside. She Is on her wny around the world and intends to stop and expostulate- with King Kala- kntia. She lias noticed tlio scarcity of female servants in this country , and in tends , it is said , to bring over five hun dred or a thousand Scotch lassies to help fill up the long felt want. Tin : list of dishonest bank olllclah is growing fearfully long. The last addi tion is tlio name of R. P. Clement , presi dent of the Citizens' Savings bank , of Lcnvenworth , Kan. Ho is said to bo n defaulter to the amount of $50,000 , which he claims to liavo lost iu wheat specula tions. This will bo a hard blow to the poor people who have placed the surplus of their scanty earnings with him. Will the time ever coino when this wave of dishonesty among bank ollicials can bo checked ? THE convicted boodlor has n recog nized route to freedom. It is by way of the bath tub. Tweed and other Now York crooks have escaped on it , and now the Chicago boodlcr , McGariglo , has shown that the way is still open. A cor rupt official , feeling his lack of moral purity , instinctively trios to make himself as clean physically ns possible. AKMOUH'S now beef packing house at the Chicago stockyards was destroyed by fire Wednesday evening. The loss over insurance will bo about $103,000 , which is but as a drop in the bucket of Ar mour's wealth , and will in no wise inter fere with his pork packing plant In this city. THE BIE takes both pride and pleas ure in the printing of genuine news. This wo do to-day. The Omaha Base Hall club has in truth won another game. News is news. rilOMlMCNT 1'ljllSONS. Slayer Francis of St. Louis Is only thirty- two years old. lie made his largo fortune in grain. Uev. Dr. John-P. NewmanGeneral Grant's pastor , Is about to visit the Pacific coast to confer with Senator Stanford about tlio Stanford university. \V. F. Poole , the well-known librarian of tlio Chicago public library , has been elected librarian of the Newborry library of Chicago , which has a fund of 5 ,000,000. Travis Van Huron , grandson of President Van Huron , has just returned from Kuropo , where ho has boon spending sorao of the S-10,000 ho won at the Kncllsh derby. Lawrence Barrett and Edwin Booth are to act in the play of "Tho Tempest" on the Jlalno coast this summer. They have en- Kneed a steam yacht , and T. H. Aldrlch will play uoet. ' Mine , Popp , the doynno of HelKion jour nalist , for lilty years editor of the Burses Journals , has written up to the pre.sent no less than 18,000 articles , each containing from 11,000 to 4,000 words. General Sheridan said the other day to a New 1'oik reporter that ho considered the Indian a very uncertain quantity , but denied that no ever made use of the remark , so often attntmied to him , that "the only Rood In dian Is a dead Indian , " President Falrchlld , of Oberlin college , Is in his seventieth year , and desires to re sign his position. The tiustccs urge him to remain , but In the event of his resignation will continue tlio payment to him during Ills life of his present salary. John M. Wall , the New York reporter who lirulliis head broken while accompauliiy O'Urieu on his Canadian tour , has boon pro- soiiteu with a purse of 81,200 nnd a hand some diamond rlntr by his friends among the home-rule sympathizers. A London society journal attempts to des troy Buffalo Bill's social prestige by assert ing that he cats puas with Ids knife. Thld will In no way affect the Wild West hero'a popularity. Ho might shoot the peas down his throat with a pistol and London would bo more amused than shocked. The Rich Man's Monument. Snn FVfliicfoco lst. . Long John Wontwnrtb , of Chicago , bulll himself a SMO.oOO monument , and our owu Dr. Cogswell has gene him several bet let with n § 100,000 shaft. Our ercat men art gradually coming to tbo wise conclusion thai the surest way to get monuments Is to build them themselves. fio\illo s nnd llcnrtlcs * . The utter soullessuess of corporations has ngaln been shown. This time it Is by the Delaware & Hudson railroad , which has Is sued an order forbidding engineers and lire- men to wink at or flirt with any women tliej may see as they pass nlonir. Comment ou such wanton cruelty Is needless. Thnrston vn. NewHpapcrH. Scifnid llciotttr ) , John M.'llmrston seems to have a grudge against the newspapers , and ho takes over ) opportunity of attacking them. Ills latiibl exhibition of this kind was at the Clmii' tauqua assembly at Crete , where ho Indulged In a long winded and nonsensical tirade against the press. Thurston Is making e great mistake. Ho oucht to know that that Is not the way to get to tlio United States b'enuto. Perhaps he thinks h'j can get there without the aid of the papers , and notwith standing their opposition , but he can't. Get ting the press gang down on I u , ho will find Is worse than dodging the Union PacilU investigating commission. 'Jbc City Gocu on lutu the Same. Kantu CilySUir. Gambling Is not popular with rural Icphla- tors. Whenever tlioy get a chance nnd happen - pen to think of It , they make tne way of the gambler unpleasant. Tlio last Nebraska legislature passed nn anti-gamblers' law. 11 has Just gone into effect , nnd nt Omaha tlie ollicial order is that the gainblurs mubt go. They are not a productive claes nnd their exodus never.'kills a town , kuuli thu'S.Uot ? cropped gentlemen , will declare Hint it dors. The 8.11110 may be said of tlio pool room ? , which liavo just been closed Iu Chicago. .July In the \Vost , Jamct DAY. A rhythm of reapers ; a Hashing Of steels In the meadows ; a Inshln ? Of sheaves In tlio whcatlaiuls ; n glitter Of graln-bullded streets , and n twitter Of birds In the motlonlm sky- Anil that Is July ! A rustle of corn loaves ; n tinkle Of bolls on the hills ; a twinkle Of sheep In the lowlands ; a bevy Of be'cs whore the clover Is heavy ; A butterfly blundering by And that Is July I JflOltT. A moon-flooded prairie ; n straying Of leal-hearted lovers ; n bay lug Of far nwny watchdogs ; n dreaming Of brown-listed farmers ; n gloaming Of Urellles eddying nlghAnd And that is July I A babble of brooks that deliver Their llower-purplcd waves to the river ; A monn In the marshes ; In thickets A dolorous droning of crickets , Atluued to a whlppoorwHi's cry And that is July 1 Imports nnd Kxporta of Cutlery , The New York correspondent of our cstomcd contemporary , the Ledger , quotes ns n text for some protectionist ro- innrks tlio following from n recent num ber of the Manchester Examiner : "Tho best houses in the cutlery trade are busy with orders both for homo nnd colonial markets , Amorier. continues to bo a gooil customer for the best descriptions of both hand nnd pocket cutlery in splto of the high tariiVdutii'S nnd the competition of American mnkers. " The correspond ent suggests Hint the Knglish newspaper paragraph bo read to American workingmen - men in our American cutlery shops , nnd that they bo asked what they think of the policy of reducing the tarill which would place tlieim at oven greater disadvantage with Sheffield and Hirmlnghnm than they aru already. By all means let this para graph and the protectionist comment on it bo read everywhere by American work ing men. Hut let it be added that it is the tarill which encourages this importa tion of line qualities of foreign cutlery. The enormous duties that arc imposed on the fine qualities of steel required for making the best cutlery render it impos sible for American manufacturers to suc cessfully compete with their English rivals in tlio homo market. As a result of the combination of steel manufactur ers to raise prices , steel for making cutlery is imported in large quantities. The heavy duties on this stool American manufacturers must pay , nnd they can not thercforo compote with Sheffield manufacturers , who nro subject to no such tnxes on their raw materials. When workingmcn in American cutlery shops complain of dull times lot them consider n system which puts them at so great a disadvantage in regard to the materials of their labor. Beside tlio grcnt disadvantage in this respect to which the tariff subjects Amer ican manufacturers of cutlcrjr. the sys tem discourages excellence in production. So long as the tariff shall enable manu facturers to sell cheap cutlery ut prices nearly equivalent to tlio prices of the best qualities they will bo satisfied with this result. While they can obtain largo profits by making common articles under the protection of the tariff they will not be compelled to pay high wages to skilled workmen and high prices for tlio best qualities of steel , wince less skill and cheaper steel will servo their purpose. They will bo content that English manu facturers should continue to supply the American market with fine cutlery as long as the tariff shall enable them to obtain a greater profit on an inferior article. While English cutlery to the value of a little moro than $1,500,000 , was imported into tlio United States last year , Amer ican locks , hinges and other builders' hardware , saws and tools , cutlery , cost ings and nails and spikes to tlio value ot upward of fU.000,000 were exported. These exportations wcro made in the face of a keen foreign rivalry , ana in spite of a tarill system which grievously increases the cost of production. During the last > ear the total exports of Amoricau manu- frcturcrs of iron and steel amounted to the values of nearly $10,000,000. This foreign trade serves to show what Amer ican enterprise and skill might accom plish if afforded an open field. When a country can profitably export any of its products in face of foreign com petition , that fact in itself demon strates that it requires no protective du ties in favor of such products. This is a truth n ; commerce which is as obvious as the axiom in geometry that a straight line is the shortest distance between two points. If the tarill' obstructions should bo removed an immense expansion of the foreign trade in American manufactures would follow and the opportunities for remunerative employment for American workingmen would be vastly enhanced. A striking proof of this mny bo seen in what has already bcon accomplished in the exports of leather , boot.s nnd shoes , cotton goods nnd iron and ntcel manu- fni'turt'H , in defiance of tlio tariff obstruc tion. Wittingly or unwittingly the op ponents of tariff revision arc tlio worst enemies of the industrial and commercial progress of tlio country. Ono ot the Nocessnrics. Ohlcauo lleraltl. The proposition to form n great whisky trust , after the manner of the oil trust , is based on the assumption that whisky is n necessity. Trusts are not formed by the producers of articles which people can get along without , nor would they be ef fectual if there was no tariff tax on for eign products of the same nature- . They tire the natural results of a cornered market , the convincing proof of the aph orism that wherever combination is DOS- sible competition will cease. No man would be rash enough to attempt a trust iu books , in newspapers , in bibles , in . Useful and desirable prayer-books or in tracts. sirable as these things may bo regarded , the people would instantly resent a con spiracy calculated to make them pay too much for them With coal , kerosene oil , cotton-seed oil and whisky the situation is different. Coal must bo had for warmth , coal oil for light , ooUun-suod oil for purposes of ndultcintion and fraud , and whisky for politics , conviviality and domestic happiness. They nro the nec essaries of life. The men who control their production can name their own prices nnd consumers will pay cheer fully. This is the ndvnntiigo enjoyed by persons who deal in tlio necessaries. Nothing but a radical change in the habits nud tastes of tlio people , or n ref ormation of the tnrilV can circumvent them , _ _ nrlhnry nnd Corruption. It has been intimated that the rnvrla- tions made before the Pacific railroad inquiry commission may result iu the prosecution of certain prominent persons for bribery and corruption. C. I' . Hunt ingdon and Senator Stanford have cheer fully , in fact rather boastfully , admitted that the payment of millions of money to cabinet minister * , members of con- gres.s , lawyers and lobbyists in Washing ton was for the purpose of "explaining matters" connected with Pacific railroad legislation. This is another way of say ing that these vast Bums of money were voluntarialy paid for bribery or were ex torted as blackmail , Thuiowns a great deal of both bribery and blackmailing during the process of that Paci fic rnilronil lugislatioh , In which the government and the peoplu were robbed not only of millions of money but of the best portion of the public dp- main , Whether or not prosecutions for corruption could bo sustained nt this Into dny , them Is no doubt thnt suit should bo brought ngninst ( Jotild , Huntingdon , Stniiford , Sidney Dillon and others , to recover the millions of money out ol which they swindled the government In the mnulpulntlon of tlio 1'ucllio r.illrnml committees. The Pncillc railroad e-om- inifsion is getting nt the bottom facts. nhd thus is luring bnra the processes of these monstrous frauds upon the country. The committee's olllcinl report to bo pro- Funtcd next winter will contain tlm evi dence upon which the law olllcers of the government may net. As the parties Im plicated are all possessed of Immense wealth , there wilt bo no difficulty In re covering thn money should judgment bo obtained ngnlnst them in the federal courts. STATE AND TI3IUUTOHY. Xcbrnnkn Jottings. Jacob P. Pox , ono of the oldest rosl' dents of Cnss county , is dead , aged sixty- Scotin Is n gront sporting town. Fifteen hundred re-sklents recently turned out to n plug nice nnd were bunkoed out ol their spare change. The Hurt county teachers' institute U in session nt Teknmah. A. H. Atkinson Is superintendent , assisted by Prof. 1) . W. Dennis and wife , of Earlliam college , Richmond , 1ml. The mossbncks of Plattamotith showed up in "mournful numbers" at thn last election. Only thirty-six had Biillieleut vitality to hobble to the front and vote against progress. Sherman Tucker , a Plnttstnouth well digger , was buried in a well Tuesday nnd nnrrowlv escaped death. A huge pile of rock and earth closed about him auel hold him down for half an hour. The B. & M. extension to Cheyenne is being rushed through Keith county nt 11 lively nito. It is expected that the road will bo opened to Sterling by the 1st of September. Work ou tlio Cheyenne end of the line is being rushed with like expe dition. The sheriff of Cedar Comity captured in Rapid City a fugitive named Martin Schmidt , who had an uncontrollable nppctif ! ) for other people's property. Ho disposed of mortgaged property nnd sought security In vain in the darK mounds of Dakota. A thoroughbred fakir disposed of a largo stock of "Modoo gold" wnteht-s in Lincoln n few days ago. They were built of gilded pewter with paper dials , and formed the worst kind of n swindle at Missouri river rnteis. It is probable that the capital will .send n Inrgo delega tion to the Uontrico institute before the moon wanes. For tlio benefit of love torn swains who study astronomy from the gate post ob servatory thcso mellow-moonlight nights. it may bo given away without fear of scandal that the seven sisters remain out till early dnwn nnd disappear with a blush when old Sol wnves his baton in the eastern heavens. The sisters are forty-live degrees above the importuni ties of rude worldlings. Mr. A. \Volfonbargor. . editor of tl o Now Republic in Lincoln , and a prohibi tionist of considerable prominence , was roughly handled while preaching down in Nuckolls county a few days ngo. Andrew McCqrkle , of Superior , with three companions , fell upon \Yolfon- bargcr and shamefully beat him about the face and body. Ho was so severely injured that ho was compelled to cancel live engagements to leoturo and return homo for rest and treatment. The brutal assault was witnessed by the sheriff , but that ollicial made no ell'ort to protect the victim , and did not arrest the assailants. McCorklo's attack was in revenge for an Horn published in the Now Republic , charging him with evicting his father-in- law for being n prohibitionist. . Douglas barbers nro at war nnd now gnsli a man for n dime. Lnrnmio continues agitating the woolen mill scheme , nnd the outlook is favor able. able.Two Two herds , numbering 4,1)00 ) head of cattle , cut a trail through Lusk lust week , bound for Montana. The freight rate from New York to San Francisco is $9.25 ; the rate . on the same class of goods from Uniaha to Douglas is fW.wJ * Mavericks on the Lander roundup sold at an average of $11. On Sweet water tlio average was if in. In the Big Horn coun try the average prices ranged from $11 to § 20. 20.Tho The corrected valuation of Cheyenne property for the current year is $ il,28'l- ! )31.10 ) ! , as against fJ,70.'iG72.00 for 1BSO and $ aG7-lf)70.00 for the vear 1885. The figures show a constant and healthy growth. Fred ( Stiornsey , brother of Charles Guernsey , took bed bug poison as an an tidote for disappointment in love , nt Douglas recently , , and is now taking sweet oil in quart doses to nssuago his In ward feelings. He will recover. Seven cars of Doer Creek coal have been shipped to Missouri Valley where it will bo given n tost. If natisfa'ctory it is believed tlio Fremont. Elkhoru fc Mis souri Valley company will take hold of the mine , which id now owned by a com pany of which ex-Congressman Dorsov , of Nebraska , is president and Bill Nuttall manager. P. W. Shafer , the Pottsvlllo ( Pa. ) coal expert , who in recognized as a leading authority on the subject of coal mines nnd mining , visited the Twin creek coal beds in Uinta county a few days since in company with n party of Now York capitalists nnd Keninut n number of claims. The professor declares that the largest deposit of coal in the known world is in the Twin creek district. The party is now examining coal buds on the Union Pucihc railroad. Utah nnd Idnhn. A mammoth fltone anil iron jail is being erected in Salt Lnku City. Fifty-four cars of bullion wore shipped from Salt Lake last week . The mines in the Sawtooth region of Idaho are being abandoned. The Tintic district of Utah shipped 8,000,000 pounds of ere during Juno. The Daly mining company lias decided to divide $70 , < ; 0' ) among the ( stockholders. The Mormon church is without a visi ble head. It has several dead heads , however. One hundred anil fifty men are 0011- fitnntly employed in tlio Sho.shom ; shops of the Union Pacific. The Block range around Shoshonc and alone Snake nver never looked better before. Hoof steers in Idaho will carry moro fat than usual this fall. Tlio banks of Salt Lake City report tlio receipt for tint week ending July 20 , in- cltibiyo , of $ ( it-l83.l ) ! ) in bullion and f VJ- COO in ore , a total of ? 1M1JI8'J. 5J. Two surveying parties and n force of 100 graders , supposed to belong to the Oregon Hallway nnd Navigation com pany , nro in the field between Wnrdnor .function and Miillan , in ( lie Cu'iir d'Alcno country. The receipts of the metals in Salt Luke City for the. week ending .Inly 0 wcroSl'.VS'J.Ol in Hereunto , of which ? 50r > 00 wns ere nud JfWVIH'.MH was bul lion. Thnvuk ( ! previous the receipts wcro ? 22 1,801 .27 in ore anil § c : .9'Jil 0i ! in bullion , n total of tf258.8W.22. A Siindny Solionl I'lunlo. The Sunday school connected with thn church of Latter Day Saints had a picn'rc at HanRcom park yesterday which wns nl- tondcd by a largo number of the , sirllnol mid members of the church , and'tlut-dny was paused in n very pleasant manner ,