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THE OMAHA DAILY BE : TUESDAY , JULY 2 , 1889.
THE DAILY BEE. nvr-mv JJOKNINO. OF sunscnirnoN. U Mly ( Morning IWItlon ) Inclndlng Sunday lice. Ono Ver . , . 110 00 Foraix Months. . . . . ft w KotThros Months . . . 350 U'he Oniitlin Sunday lleo , umtloil to any nddrctn , Unn V'Aitr . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303 W ekly Hue. Uno Vcnr . . . . BOO Omium Ollico , Ilco Ittilhtlnr.V. ' . Corner 8 Yi'ivUtcth mul 1'arnain Streets. t'nlcn * . ) unto , M7 Uoovory Hulldlnr. .New York Ollico. Komnj 11 ana 11 Tnlrtmn Tlnllding. Wuhingtna OUIc * . Ho. CIS Four- tocntn itttaot. _ COIIIIKHVONDRNCK. All communications relntlnc to news and cdl- lorlfil matter sbotiM b nddressed to tlio Editor ottbo lire. lire.HUSINKSS LnrrKIlS. All iHiMnnvt letters and rninlttuncea should he addressed to Thu Ilee I'liMlihlni ? Company. Omaha Lratts. checks nnd postolllco onlora to bo mudo payable to the older at tlio company. The Bee PoiJlisMiiiTcipy , PropriGlors , 13. KUItor. XI113 UAU < y llKlfl. fiworn Btntoinunt ol' Circulation. Btatc of Nebraska , i , . County of Moti lm , f " Oeorpell Tz-whnck , ecretnryofTho Ilee Pub- HthlnKCnmimiiy , does solemnly awear that tlio Bttuaicli dilation of Tin : DAILY IIKE for tha vecJt euillnc JuneSiith. IBM ) , was aa followat Sunday. Juno 21 . 18.NH Mondnv. Juno 24 . "M > T Tueedivv. Juno 2il . . Welnr > ilny..hmo2il . , Thur rtnv. Juno 97 . 1WHO Fridny.Junn SS . IWW > Saturday. .luno CT . l . l'i Avortico . 18.0U1 ! GhoitGR n. TZSCIIUUK. S\orn \ to before mo anil subscribed to In ray t > re nce tblsiWUi d v of.luno , A. 1) . 188' ) . Son ) . N. V. FKIU Notary I'ubllo. Stutoof Nebraska , , County of DoUKlns. f BS" George II. Tzuchncic , bolus duly sworn , de- poies nnd says that ha Is s cri < tnry of Tlio lice Viibllslilnjr company , that the actual nvoraija rtnlly circulation of Tlio Dally lloo for the month of Juno , IHJR. llt.212 copies ; for Juiy. 1HW , WKIroplm ; for AtiKiut , ife , W.lsy copies ; for September. IS1. NUiSt copies ; for October , 1N-K1MHI copies ; for November , 1888 , ] j .nsij ropies ; tor December , lass , lf.22.1 copies ; for January. IHS'J. 18.74 copies ; for February , 18S'.i , IP.Wil copies ; for Marcn.18ci ! , If.bol copies ; for April , ItfRi , Uf.rra coploi ; for Slay. 18SO. 18.03 ; topic * . OEO. II. TKSCIIUOK. Sworn to before me nnd subscribed In my ( Seal. ] presoucft tills ! kl day of June , A. DM N. T. Notary Public. ROTTEX PAVKMINT : JIM played a smooth confidence tfnino on Mr. Lytlo when lie secured his signature to that protest. It was ncressnry to htvvo jvn endorser to give it a flavor of honesty. Sioux CITY ia nothing : if not ambi tious. Kuducod railroad rates are hold out as inducements to visitors of the corn palace this fall upon all the principal railways of the United States , Canada , Mexico and South America. The excitement in South America and Mexico ever the Sioux City corn palace is simply in ton so and wo shall not bo surprised to hoar that an excursion is advertised to Sioux City from Rio Janeiro. THK enforcement of the law giving the police the right to search any house suspected of soiling liquor without a city liconsd within the two milo limit is eminently proper in order to protect the saloon people of this city who are 1 obliged to pay the thousand dollar licence anil to conform with the closing .1 . regulations. WOULD it not bo visa for the chinf of the fire department to inspect and con demn some of the large tinder boxes filled with inflamables and used as livery stables in thickly settled portions of the city ? Kansas City has taken the precaution to condemn all such lire traps , having learned from past experi ence the danger from such combusti bles. THK report that Guronimo and his band of Apaches wore to bo turned loose on the people of Arizona was with out the slightest foundation of truth. A permanent reservation for the three hundred and eighty Apaches now lo cated in the mountains of northern Alabama is being sought in some of the southern Atlantic coaat status , but they will not bo placed anywhere that will civo them opportunity for gratifying their wicked instincts , and will cer tainly not bo returned to Arizona to have the evil inlluenco of their memory of past depredations revived. THE city council as 11 board of equali zation , committed a serious blunder in raising assessed valuations without notifying property owners. It is a mis take to suppose that the council can exorcise powers denied the county com missioners. Both bodies as boards of equalisation must strictly observe the revenue Itiw. The decisions of the supreme premo court , reinforced by that of Judge Wakoloy , plainly declare that no f alterations can bo made in the asses sors' returns except on complaint , and the boards are obliged to notify the property owners affected to appear and defend themselves. THK destinies of Omaha are closely ' bound up with tho' destiny of every town und city in Nebraska. Their growth and prosperity is Omaha's pros perity , their depression isbornocqually on Omaha's shoulders. From its loca tion Omaha should , bo the natural market for the products of the larger portion of tlio state , and should bo the depot to furnish the supplies needed in every industry. Like water soaking its lowest level , trade and tralHo How into that market which olTora both buyer and Bollur the greatest inducements. AH the gateway to Nebraska Omaha possesses the superior natural advan tages , but unfortunately is seriously handicapped by the lack of proper rail road facilities. How long will our people - plo put up with this rank discrimina tion. A COMIIINATIOX of circumstances hr.s lowered the pork packing record of Ornnlm for the four months ending July 1 as compared with tho. corresponding tlmu of last year. Novortholosd Oimihu has u strong hold on third pluco as u packing con tor and the returns for the post foiy weeks show marked signs of improvement. While the number of hogs packed has boon somewhat disap pointing , the quality of the marketing has been excellent nnd tlio prices both to the farmer and the paokor hove , boon satisfactory. With the promised im proved management , increased facilities and bolter transportation thara is no reason why Omaha should not bo nblo to odor a market for every hog raised within u radius of from one to two hun dred miles of tills city. pnosPKors. Senator Justin S. Merrill , of Ver mont , who has rcprosontod his state in Iho national Bonato for moro than twenty years , takes an entirely hopeful view of the prospects of the republican party. In The Fnntm for July ho ox- prcMos the conviction that the Hnanclal nnd Industrial welfare of the country stonily requires the consorvutivo and protective guidance that is only to bo aouurud under the primacy of the republican - publican party , and ho thinks that with the aid of the young and vigorous forces which ave bolng mustered into its service it lo the party whoso tenure of political power will bo maintained for n long porlod , and bo likely to am- balllsh the advent of the twentieth cen tury. Senator Morrlll finds that there nro some perils in the front of the present administration. Ono is the adminis tration of the civil service law , which ho says must bo administered with gruator lldelity thun by the last ad ministration. Another peril is the silver question , upon which the attl- tudoof the Vermont senator is wall known to bo unfavorable to nn enlarge ment , of tlio supply of silver monoy. Another peril is the negro problem , which is regarded as of transcendent difficulty , "and not to bo solved , perhaps , until a ma jority of the colored race become far moro thoroughly oduoatod. " The dan ger point of the republican party , ob serves Senator Morrlll , is likely to ap pear in the congressional election of 1800 , consequent upon an abatement of vigilance on the part of the repub licans and the gathering by the opposi tion of some scattered recruits of do- sortora and stragglers from Iho republi can ranks. Passing to the policies which no bollovcs the republican party will champion , Senator Morrlll out lines fifteen , all of thorn embraced in the last national platform. Be cause of the prominence of the Vermont senator as the author and un compromising nUvouito of the existing tariff , what ho has to say regarding rov- on no legislation has a peculiar interest. 'Tho earliest financial task of the present republican administration , " ho remarked , "will bo to equalize the roranuo and expenditure. Beyond doubt this will bo done at an early day , and done wisely and temperately. The tariff will bo so adjusted as to keep .tho great factory wheels in motion , to ktjop the tall furnace chimneys tipped with fire , to keep all of the tireless stoam- engines palpitating with their tasks and thus to furnish the whole people ple with an opportunity to find employ ment. " The affection of Senator Mer rill for this theme is well illustrated in his language. There is perhaps noth ing remarkable in the fact that ho did not include this revenue question among the perils that are in the front of the pres ent administration , and yet there are republicans who regard it as perhaps presenting the most serious peril of all. There is some reassurance , however , in the opinion of so responsible an author ity as Senator Merrill , that it will bo suttlod "wisely and temperately , " and if it shall bo so disposed of , to which the Vermont senator can greatly contrib ute , the benefits ho promises may bo realized. There is certainly oneouraj > a- mcnt for republicans in the vigorous faith in the prospects of the party of such a veteran in politics as Senator Merrill. J1K UNEASY. Has Uosowator lost Ills cousus ? ItcjnMl- can. can.Don't Don't bo uneasy. That , census is still within reach. The footings show that the Itepitblican delivers by carrier in the city of Ornalia and Soulh Omaha together 1,423 copies of tlio daily edition. Several hundred of those papers are delivered on trial. Any further information will bo cheerfully furnished. TO ULEKD THE CITY. Tlioro is a chtinca for a dolny ot two years longer in ilia building of tlio city hall. Thuro Is a suit In the courts for fourteen thousand dollars by the Uronnnn Bros. , which may last for this length of tlmo if carried to the highest courts. The fact that It Is u niiutor of record that the Brcnnans accepted what the city gave thorn under protest , and at once brought suit for the remainder , is one of con siderable Importance at the preset time. The foundation , which tlio now architects (1 oalro to linvo removed , Is the evidence in the caso. Upon the foundation the lircminn suit rosts. If the suit lasts for two years the foundation will have to remain as evidence for the aamo time , The batter way out , is a compromise that will result la the with drawal of the suit. Republican. Some money li duo the Hrennans , cer tainly. It will bo a Kood Idea to settle on the amount and secure the withdrawal of the suit. If they will rebate Interest on their claim it ought to bo paid. The city owes it , and It should not delay public Impiovements tr.vinp to dodge Its debts. This is a brazen attempt to bolster up a claim which everybody in Omaha knows to bo founded on fraud. The manifest qbjoct is to bleed the city under pretense that there is great dan ger of further delay in the erection of the city hall. It is a transparent piece of juggling jobbery that should be nipped in the bud. The assertion thai the city hull ruin must bo preserved for several years just as Bronnau & Co. have loft them until the courts huvo reached a final decision upon their bogus claim is simply prouosterous. A boy of twelve would know bettor. As well might wo contend that the South. Omaha viaduct , which in fulling to pieces injured several workingmen , must bo preserved in its wrecked condi tion , if any one of the injured persons should see fit to prosecute a personal damage suit in the courts. And why should any paper advise the council , with such absurd threats , to pay fourteen thousand dollars moro to the B re n nans ? Is it not as plain as the nose on a man's face that Frank Johnson , who controls the utterances of the Kcintblican , is behind - hind the screen trying to work the olty in the interest of the claimants ? No body will deny Mr. Johnson the right to invest his money in newspaper ven tures any moro than in any other wild- cut speculation. Nobody will contend that Mr. Johnson must con line himself to tlie business of money lending at any rate of interest which contractors for public works are willing to p.iy. nut wo nrntaat in lialuilf nf tli ! cnin- munlty against the attempt to create falsa public opinion detrimental to the Interests of Omaha through the paper which ho controls. Wo protest also , apraint the attempt to inlluonco the city authorities to pro mote rv palpable job. Mr. Johnson knows as well as wo do that the con tractors on the city hall foundations have already received nil nnd moro than they were , entitled to. HALF YUAJt. The business nnd building recced of Omalm for the past six months is n grat ifying exhibit of progress and prosper ity. Few half years in the history of the city equal it in the amount of busi ness done , the extension of the jobbing trade and in the variety , number and cost of buildings undertaken. An open winter followed by a favora ble spring permitted business to continue unchecked. Soiuo brunches of trade were seriously alToctod by an unusually mild winter , while others increased their atock to such an extent that when sales failed to reach expectations the cry of hard times was heard. On the whole , however. It can bo confidently asserted that the record for the past six months in all departments of trade , ex ceeds the first half of 1883 by a largo per cent. Substantial proof of this fact Is found In the weouly record of the clearings of our banks. With possibly two excep tions , the reports show u steady increase in business , the per cent ranging from ton to thirty-nine. In the building line there is the same gratifying evidence of grosvth. A total of ono thousand and nine permits for buildings were issued during the six months , involving an expenditure of fully two nnd a quarter million dollars. The most significant feature of this exhibit is the largo proportion of houses going up in all sections of the city. Two-thirds of the permits issued were for modest cot tages and elaborate residences ranging in cost from ono thousand to ton thou sand each. Business blocits keep pace with the march of the homo builders , and the real estate market gives evidence - donco of a steady and permanent revival. The confidence noticeable in nil de partments of trade is justified by the record outlined. The outlook for the lust half of tlio year is most favorable. Crop prospects throughout the west at the present time promise a harvest approaching preaching the great yield of 1884. On all sides there nro substantial signs of improving prosperity , which promise to make the last half of 1889 a record breaker. POST A L ItE\'ENUES. \ It appears from official records that the postal revenues of the gjvornmont nro larger now than ever boforo. It is estimated that for the fiscal year just closed they will exceed those of last year by about three million dollars. This is , in moro respects than ono , a gratifying fact , since careful observation has shown that there is a close correspondence be tween the amount of postal revenue and the extent of business activity. It is claimed , and it would seem with good reason , that the general pros perity is as accurately rollectod in the variations in the amount of postal revenue as in the clearing house exchanges , the returns of railroad traf fic , or any other of the barometers of business. The postal otliciala assort that not only does the volume of business correspondence and retail trade carried on through the mails increase and de crease with the fluctuations of business , but about every feature of the varied employment of the mails reflects the inlluenco of a gain or loss in public prosperity , or a , change of fooling as to business conditions and prospects. Unquestionably this is entitled to ut least as much weight as any oilier indication of the situation of busi ness and the general prosperity , but apart from this the evidence of u growth of postal revenues much moro rapid than the increase of population is aa interesting and favorable showing. It cannot fail to have an Important bear ing upon the question of reducing letter - tor postage to ono cent , which will un doubtedly receive the attention of the next congress. The postal authorities are understood not to favor any change in the rate of letter postage at present , but whether or not the administration shall recommend a reduction , the re publican party is committed to it by the last national platform , and the matter will doubtless bo presented for the con sideration of congress. The showing in increased revenues which the postolllco department will make will bo very likely to enlarge the number favorable to jwstago reduction. A KEW Fonarov SPECULATION. That conservative trade journal , 27io New York Commercial JJullctin , has Bounded the alarm in calling attention to the dangerous phase of currant spec ulation now cropping out by the deal ings in trust certificates , Within the past few weeks tlio largo profits of the sugar trust , the substantial character of the Standard Oil trust , and the promise of largo returns fromtholead trust have had an inlluonco to bring those and other trust securities prominently before fore the market. In consequence they have become n tempting bait and have eagerly boon bought after for apocu- lativo purposes llttlo short of a crazo. There is danger hi this buoyancy which indicates confidence in the ofil- cacy of trade combinations to swell profits , nnd holds out such great inducements to form trusts of nil kinds. As well pointed out , the rapid growth and multiplica tion of trusts is in itself dangerous and demoralizing to legitimate business. When , moreover , speculation is added the evil becomes ton times worse. For the very moment that trust certificates controlling great industries are made the pawns of speculators , it is but u question of a short time when important departments of trade will bo subjected to all the disturbing Influences of stool ; manipulation for speculative purposes. When , moreover , it is notorious that the trust is no moro nor loss than a secret combination under the absolute rontrol of a small ring of manipulators , who can fix everything to. their advantage and url.o danu tha haldors of cortlllcatoa the right of inquiring into It ! management , there Is peril t ( the holders of these securities Speculation in trust certificates , there fore , can moan but ono thing. Not onlj would gront industries nnd business in general bo disturbed and unbalanced from the slant , but ultimate collapse and ruin woupl overwhelm the speculator later holding ? trust securities. The peril can bo jhot by legitimate banks nnd monlod idstiiutlons ot the cast put ting their foot down immediately or this now nrazo. In duo tlmo the courts will annihilate the trust , nnd oven now it trembles in the balance. The rcsl may bo lofl to national nnd state lepls' Intlon , vrhlch , when once thoroughlj aroused to the dangers which threaten the people of thia country from the evil can not fail to cut its claws and shcni its strength nt Iho demands of nn out raged community. IIANDSO.MELY . Nebraska has no reason to complain of the indifference of the administra tion in the distribution of positions of honor and trust. On the contrary , our delegation in congress has received recognition at the hands of Mr. Blainc far beyond the proportion to which this state is ontitlod. Nebraska has been given a first ciasa mission by the appointment of Patrick Egtin as minis ter to Chili. The Chilian mission pays ton thousand dollars a year , and U recognized as the most important' post in South America. And now Ex- Chancellor Mnnatt has been ap pointed consul at Athens. This is n. favor which our delegation in congress cannot fail to appreciate. Mr. Manatt has done much to ward elevating the standard of politi cal morals as well as education , in Ne braska. His omiiumt fitness for the po sition is conceded , ' and his selection was a merited recognition of eminent politicalsorvicesandhlgh qunlilluatio ns Now that Nebraska has boon so hand somely recognized by Mr. Blaine there should bo no further cause for discon tent among Nobrrskans who wish to represent their country abroad. THKUK is a possibility that the political situation in Iowa , so far as the republicans are concerned , may bo in one respect a repetition of that in Ohio Governor Lurraboo has declined to again bo a candidate , as did Oovernor Forakor , but the former has a following which iipncat dito bo as dotorininod to ronotninnto Hiui as were the friends of the Ohio governor. The movement in behalf of Lumiboe is said to bo grow ing , and while it is understood that ho is not makijiff any personal effort to promote itJho'appears not unwilling to permit his friends to do so. There are like conditions , also , in the relations which the two gov ernors bear to the question of the sena torial succession in their respective states. If Foraker shall bo re-elected nnd the next legislature of Ohio is re publican , the chances will bo very largely in favor of his being selected to succeed Henry B. Payne in the United States senate. . , ! ! is assumed to bo the design of the friends of Larraboo , in the ov6nt of his ranomination and elec tion , to put him forward for the seat of Senator Allison. Obviously , however , the friends of Larraboo , in urging him for a third terra , are running a muoh greater risk thandid those of Forakor of creating disaffection in the party. R. G. DUN'S special crop and trade report of the northwest for the week ending Juno 28 , prepared from reliable data , is not aa satisfactory as it might bo. Minnesota's prospects for a full crop are fair. The two Dakotas , however , com plain of drought , and the condition of the wheat is far from encouraging. If half a crop is assured , it is said the far mers will be doing woll. Turning , how ever , to Iowa , tlio outlook is much moro promising. Although drought affected the greater portion of the state during the earlier part of the season , timely rains have materially advanced all kinds of crops. The chances for a. largo acreage of wheat and corn never were bettor. It is to be hoped that as the senbon advances the reports from the wheat Hells of the Dakota * will im prove under benign weather and that Iowa will maintain her high average. Of Nebraska's crop prospects , but little need bo said. The reports as gathered by the special agents of THK BKE are certainly of the most flattering char acter. AsiEitiCAN capitalists anxious to in vest their millions in African railroads will probably have their ardor cooled by the difficulties now involving English railroad builders with the Portugese government , which controls Important colonies on the east and west coasts of Africa. It appears that some years ago the Portugese granted an English com pany valuable concessions to build a rail road through ono of the colonies with its terminus at Delagoa Bay. As the rail road was not 'finished within the time specified in tlio contract , the Lisbon govornmontjnot alone revoked the con cession but has actually undertaken to confiscate the English railroad. Seri ous trouble in'nntlolpatod between Eng land und Per gal in consequence and it would not bomtmll surprising if the two countries cntno ( .0 blows , Tin : unusual 'and steady drain of gold from the UuUed States to Europe , which exceeds thirW' millions since the first of the year , i ? Beginning to create a fooling- uneasiness in financial cir cles. Wall BtrJot has taken alarm and wants to knofr how long this outflow will continue. The mysterious part of it all is that experts can not accurately account for this financial phenomenon. The balance of trade is in favor of America , und there is no apparent rea son why England should make such heavy demands on us for bullion. The banks have as yet felt no inconvenience due to this constant drain , and no pinch for a supply ol specie is antici pated. Tins efforts made by Senator Allison and other public men of Iowa to arrive at an oijui.ublj settlement of the Dos Mollies rivr I cIs controversy nro com mend,1 Vo. V i . -J is little doubt but that the ri hu o'f the settlers will bo full protected , nnd that the long nni bitterly contested case will bo nmlcnblj compromised , Tun mon employed nt the great stool plant of Andrew Carnegie have rofusoil to nccopt the scnlo of wages proposed by him , nnd have inaugurated n strike , It will now bo in order for Mr. Carnegie to wrllo another magazine imlolo on the dignity of American labor. TUB battle-scarred veterans of the last campaign have reason to rojoico. With Egan in Chill and Manatt In Athens , they must realize that the re ward of eminent services always goes to the mon who did the lighting. TUB news from the Black Hills is .most encouraging. The mining inter ests show increased activity , and as n result the cities of the II ills are booming. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Whnt High MCPHHO DOOR. Clilcaao Jnter-Ottan , The number of saloons in Philadelphia has boon reduced from nearly ( J.OOO to 1,200 by ht li license , but the city gave a majority ot 03,000 aculnat constitutional prohibition. Suva UH I'Vom the Slin.li. CMcnao Tiibunc. America has had her share of disasters this year , and tlio air la heavy with the pre monitions of calamities yet to comu ; but , thunli heaven 1 a visit from the shah of Pur- sin Is not ono of them. 1'uunoefoto I'oHtlnj ; Up , Cliicaaa 'tlinen. The new British minister at AVashliiRton spends a great part ot his tlmo In second hand book stores. Ho is tryinu to catoh up with our blawstcd way of doing things , so ns not to bo played for a sueker like his proclo- CCS30I- . Ilcpiilitlcnn Hnlly In tlio South. St. LmiH alobe-Dctnocrnt. There are twenty-two republican cltl/cnw of Alabama seeking the ollloo of United States marshal for that state the largest republican rally that has been Icnawn ia the south for a good many years. The I'rninlscH Are Kutuat CUM Times. If prohibition was a good thing for Kansas before the Pennsylvania election , It is u good thing aftor. Topeka Capital. Granted ; but prohibition never was a good thiag for Kansas , cither bufor or aftor. The argument fails iu the promises. Woodruff Heats Him. Chtraijo Herald. A Roman beegar recently confossoa in court that In asking alms ho had an many us fifty Hei in dally uso. Frank Woodruff , the champion "confesslonist , " has moro than that number both for "dally" and "extra" uso. In Kansas. Lcavcnworlh StunilaitJ. The fooling in favor of a rcsubmlssion of the prohibitory law or the calling of a con- stitutionul convention so that wo can have high license instead of moelc prohibition is growing nil ever the stato. It Is especially strong In the Inrgor cities , not , as many will claim , because the lawless clcnionts predom inate in them , but because the evils of the present law nro there moro glaring. All In Ono Bronili. LoiittvUlc Observer. Patrick Fitzpatriulr , on Friday last , hap pened with a serious auuidont at Roland's quarry , just west of town , while pushing some cara , that came very near proving fatal , but in some way or other the Jawful fate that was intended for him by the cruel wheels , lot him out fortunately with only having his > > aclt strained and some slight bruises , ot ivhieh wo did not learn the particulars , , ind from the last accounts wo learn that ho is progressing finely , and will bo rc.iily to resume his work again in a low days. < AT'THHNOON TEA. Mrs. Henpcck My dear , you will make a sad niistako If you marrjr Mr. Moalr. Ho has no board , and ho wears a wig. Daugh ter What difference does that makol ' 'Huh ! You try managing a husband with no hair of his own , and you'll find out. The Greek colony is small but iinmonsoly rich , and its women nro beyond all question the most beautiful brunettes in Now York. They look like a group of o'dallsiiues when they moot , at intervals , In each other's houses. MeHdames Contanseau , Fachiri , Sacbiarl. Ralli , Dobsmottl , and the rest they are the rieh and rare musk-rosos of Gotham's bouquet of beauty. "Oh , where have you been , my pretty uiaidl" "To the morning service , sir , " she said. "Did you enjoy It , my pretty maldi" "I did , indeed , kind sir , " she said. "And what was the text , my pretty maid I" "I didn't ' hoar it , sir , " she said. "And what did they sing , my pretty maid ? " "I cannot toll you , sir , " she said , "Then why did it please you , my pretty maidJ" "My prayer was answered there , " she said. "And what was the answorto your prayer ! " "Mine was the prettiest bonnet there. " The wlfo who can retain a sure hold upon her husbanu'a heart will never have occasion to take a grip on his hair. The proprietor of a "matrimonial estab lishment" In Europe was ono day visited by a lady of such extreme plainness that ho was at llrst aghast. Ho managed , however , to collect himself and assume his usual courteous manner , 'jho lady proceeded testate state that she had a considerable fortune , but that , from some unaccountable reason , she bad boon unable to find a husband to her liking. She ended by asking : "Now , don't ' you think .you could llnd mo a good party , sir. " "Ah , yes , madame ! " snlu Iho anent very politely. "There's no tolling ; there may bo a bllnu man in at any moment I" Minister Uobort Lincoln und wifa spend their mornings in Urcatono's London Litera ry Emporium reading the American papers , "Yes , " ho acknowledged sadly as ho arose from tils hnccs , "I am an umatuur photo grapher , but 1 do not like to take u iiegativo all tbo samo. " "I nm a painter and , " said ho , "Seok old frout nature's heart. " "I am a painter , too , " said she , "And got my aid from art. " The Rov. Dr. Dlvlno "I rejoice to learn , Miss Da Fashion , that you have decided not to wear a low necked dress at the party to night. " Little Dot ( intorruptmg-"Sho ) tan't. She's dot a pun plo on her bosom. " Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. When ruby tvaa elei , wo gave her CaetorU. When elie via a Child , she cried far Caatoria , Wtvn ilia became Mlu , eho clunc to Castoria , \5"i'-n nils hatf Children , the gave them Culorui STATK AND TK1UUTOHY. Nobrnskn A lodge or Modern Woodmen la to bo es tablished at Union. The Grand Island Onnnlpp company Is about to increase Its capital stock. York county soldiers will hold a reunion and plcnlu in a grove near the city ot York July 13. The Lolgh World ha * changed namH unil Is row under the gulilanco of Uoorira T. Van- ilormoulon , who ha Rro.itly improved tan appearance of the paper. The postmaster at Codnr Rapid * belongs to the band and plays the bass drum. When engaged for n domocrntlo pnr.ido , however , the leader will hire a substitute to manipu late the druii' stick. The Platte County Sontlnol I * the latent lourmxllstlo venture nt Columbus , A. L. lllxby Is the editor , nnd the llrst issue of the paper shows that ho has km none of his skill as n writer or a line printer. Political parties will have llttlo to do with the next election In Koya Puhn county , but the "vlglV and "anils" will try tholr strength at the polls. It Is said that the vigilantes have served notlco on the "nnllV that no ono who docs not sympathlzo with the "committee" will ho allowed to partici pate In | iio Fourth of July celebration. The train load of provisions which Chad- ron sent to the Johnitown surtorors Is prov- Inc n blij advertisement for that city and scatloa of thoRtatc. Letters are pourhiR in on the land ofllco ofllclnls there inquiring nbout land , the outlook for crops , etc. , and the prospects are that the Dread nut by the Clintlronitot on the wutcraiwlll return after a few months la the shape of an Influx of sottlors. _ Inwn lining. The Davenport factories have commenced to use oil for fuel. The Davenport plucoso works will build a $00,000 addition this season. Them are moro pralrlo chickens In Iowa this your than for a long tlmo previously. Nora Springs merchants keep lee wutor barrels on the street for the bcnollt of the hlrsty. The lei Motnos photographers are nt war , and n person can have Ills plcturo taken for almost nothing. Dr. William Urny , of Dubuque , was pro- scntod with n fTOO wateli by thu parents of a child he attended. An irate Dubuque husband Uirashocl a dndo within an inch of his life for Insulting the former's wlfo. David McCnreau , of Sioux City , went to hbd the other night m apparently good con dition , but a few minutes later the ligaments of his shoulder bccamo loose and the arm dropped out of the koclcot. It is rumored that ox-Senator M. P. Doud , who bnsoly deserted his wlfo and children and married Mrs. 13argor , formerly of Ue.s Aloines. Is in turn loft by her , aho having gene of ! with another man. A widower at Duucnmbo employed a young lad.y housokcopar , but not bohn ; satis- fled with the way she manugod affairs ho tried to discharge heir. She wouldn't leave , uud the widower tins appealed to the ofiicors of the law to rid him of his servant , A Dubuque butcher Jumped out of his wagon and instead of tlcing his lines urcmnd a hitching post tied them around his dog. The team ran away and of course the dog was compelled to follow. They were ilnnlly stopped without material damage to the hordes or w.igon , but it was different with the dog. Ono of its legs was broken and the valuable canine suffered the death penalty. An exchange prints this warning : "A woman Is working a swindling scheme In this stutc , soliciting funds for foreign mis sions. Doaators are requested to sign tholr names in a book which is arranged with manifold paper by which the signature is transferred , when written , to a promissory note underneath. After working the town she soils the notes and moves ou. Look out for hor. " ISayoml the Itockios. Tacoma's now chamber of cornuiorcu Is to cost $150.000. The Pomona valley In California will pro duce 47. > tons ot apricots this season , which Is 15 porccut larger than was over raised hi the valley boforo. Bruce Norris found a burglar In his house at Santa Ilosa , Cal. Ho slipped up bohlnd the robber , knonkod him down and tlod him. nnd then sent for the police. U expected that about 100.000 ncrcs of Nevada land which Is now tlod up titular n charge of having boon fraudulently sur veyed will soon bo released. Horace Hnuon , court crlor in the United States court nt Sun Francisco for ever twonty.thrco years , U doiul , need olght.v- nino. Hovns a promlmmt flgura In the curly history of thu stato. A cold nugget valued nt $ .1,000 has boon found in a Kravel bed In Plumas county , California , In addition to the bovo $37,0 > iO in irold dust and n brick of the same motiil was tnkou from tlio same ground. A number cf cases of shortage in the accounts of young men , clerks nt Fresno , CM. , have prompted the organization of bus- In ca A men In that town to ascertain the names of those who frequent gambling places. The shores of Humboldt lalco , In Nevada , nro rapidly encroaching upon the water , ana in what a few years ago was the boil of the InUo covered by water to a depth ot several feet , n Rlxty-acro patch of potatoes la now bolng Brown. Somit tlmo ngo ( x man named Chamberlain was arrested In Los Angokn on a churgo of feloniously assaulting a little girl. Then the charge was .hanged to ludocont exposure , , and alter to slmplo battery. It appears that I the only foundation for It was ho rlston of a spiritualist who told the girl's mother she hail seen the ussault In a tranco. Yet the scandal has umdo a uianlao of Chamberlain's wife. Seattia cannot get rid of the nineteen Chi naman who have boon hold In ari'ost for two years for attempting to smuirglo themselves Into the Unltoil States.Mrtorin , I ) , C. , whence they ramo won't rceulvo them back unless WO a head Is paid , and the Seattle au thorities cannot turn them loose. Washing ton ofllcmls have been frequently notillctl of the dilemma , but aa yet no relief is sug gcstod. . O' ' WJ1EUK DID THK MONUV GO ? Frank .Johnson Uoportn tlio Sidney Baltic ns Hunted. Frank H. Johnson and his attorney , have returned from Sidney. They report that they found the banlt , of which Chat Morgan was cashier , had com pletely collapsed. Thu only uiouoy on hand was what had buun turned In by depositors the morning Morgan killed himself wiileh amounted to about ? 100 , ana n few hills of credit. It is believed that something liUo $3o,000 , of Individual deposits , all the ncgotl- able securities and every thing otsa In pos session of the bank will bo lost In the wreck. Mr. Johnson says that ijreat Injustice has been dona him in reports to the affect that ho was Morgan's partner In the business. The only connection ho ever had with the bank was In loaning Morgan $3,000 when ho started. Cavanngh wont to Sidney ono year ago , prepared to in corporate tlio bank with Johnson und Octavo Uousearcn , of this city , as two of the stock holders , but Monran was not prepared to put up hl.s share of the capital , and they gnvo him morn tlmo. Fifteen suits have already beoa com menced against Mr. Johnson by depositors on the assumption that ho was la a measure interested in the bank. Pears' is the purest id best soap ever made. A COSTliY ACCOMMODATION. It Costs a U'oll-Kiiowii iMnrclinnt Jii.sl $ < ) ( > . Charles A. Stouohill , the Sixteenth street dry goods man , contributed $ GO to a slick fonror on Saturday evening. The sharper came out of Kcntiard's store , next door to Stonohlll's , In his slilrt sloovcs , dressed like n clerk , and aslted Mr. Stono- hlll if ho could cash a $00 cheek. Tim check was drawn on the Merchants' National bank , and was signed in a very clover imitation of the Kcnnnrd linn's Hlgnaturo. Mr. Stone- hill cashed the chock only to learn a few min utes later that the man presenting It had no connection whatever witli the Kunnard Hrtn but had simply secured a blank check from It , T7"ID GLOVES can easily be cleaned by first putting the glove J.\ _ on the hand , then take a clean piece * of flannel , some tepid water and a cake of IVORY SOAP , wet the flannel slightly and rub it lightly on the soap , then rub the soiled parts of the glove with the soaped flannel. After the dirt is removed , rub all parts of the glove with a damp piece of clean flannel ; remove the glove , stretch it lengthways and lay aside to dry. Ordinary soap contains too much alkali , which will turn the color of the kid. A WORD OF WARNING. There arc many white soaps , each represented to be "just as good as the ' Ivory' | " they ARE NOT , but like all counterfeits , lack the peculiar and remarkable qualities of the genuine. 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