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_ -r THE OMAHA ! DAILY BEE. TWENTIETH "YEAR. OMAHA , MONDAY MOENING , OCTOBER 20 , 1890. NUMBJB2U 124. THEIR S11SPIC103 AROUSED , Alliance Momtors Kicking on the Heavy Campaign Assessments. THEY THREATEN AN INVESTIGATION , A Orcnt Kcpuhlicnit Mast * Meeting to Co llelil \ValiooNTomorrow MuKclKhnit Daily bos- Ing Strength. SUTTOX , Neb , , Oct. 19. [ Special Telegram to Tun HiiJ : : A prominent alliance man from Clay ( Jcntro was hero Saturday md nays that there Is uneasiness among i alliance men on account of the heavy assessments for campaign purposes. Thcro have been thrco assessments of 'J."i cents per member and ono of Jl.UT per member , making in all a total assessment of 12 per member. Alliance men have variously oitlmated the member ship In this stuto at from M,000 ) to m.OOO. Assumlngthat there nro nt least 80,00) ) mem bers , the assessment of each would ralso * ljOU)0. ( , ( ) The question is , what has been done with the monuyt Some of the members are withdrawing and refuse to pav. A great sensotion l anticipated , in which Hurroivs will llguro conspicuously , Thcro is a pen- end feeling thut something Is rotten In Den mark. Kicking oil the KIIOAII , Nob. , Oct. 18. [ Special Tele gram to THK Iii.J ) ; : Alliance men hero are kicking on the. campaign assessments , Some of them have made a computation of the prouablo amount raised anil they say the fig 5 ures arc astonishing. Jtcnoiincing OKXRVA , Neb. , Oct. 10. [ Special Telegram to TIIK BiiK.J Slnco the return of Judge Sblckleyand the committee who went to lied Cloud , there have been many votes changed f rom McKelghan to Hnrian. There Is also a discontent springing up among allinnce men on account of the heavy assessments which they claim have reached a large sum and have not been accounted for by the state com mittee. Ilnrlnn anil Richards went out of Killnioro In good .shape. To IiivcHtlgatcIliirrnwn , Hr.imo.v , Neb , Oct. --Special Telegram to the BII : : . ] It hat , leaked out hero that Uiero is to bo an Investigation of Uurrows und tbo campaign committee of the state al- llnnco. Ono man openly denounces the as sessment plan ai u steal. Since Vaa Wyck and Hoscwatcr spolto hero there has been a general turning towards Harlan. Sir. JtoH < ? \ viiterutYiilioo Tuesday. WAIIOO , Neb. , Oct. 19. [ Special Telegram to Tin : HUB. J Arrangements are now com- plcto for the mass meeting hero next Tues day afternoon mid evening. Hon. K. Rosewater - water of Tin : IIK ) will nddre-ss the farmers In the afternoon anil In the evening howill IMIIKO an anti-prohibition speech. There Is seine talk of requesting "Mr. Hosewator to yield n small portion of Ids time In the evening to a leading prohibition ist hero who is desirous of meeting some of Mr , Kosewater's ' arguments. The meetings of Tuesday are looked forward to with great interest and will bo very largely attended if indications go for anything. Tcmpereiice 'MIXDE * , Nob. , Oct. 19. [ Special Telepcram to Tin ; BKI : . ] There's a big kick hero among tempernneo republicans and many of them declare they will not vote for the amendment unices the third party orators stop their at tacks OH the republican party. McKeiKhan is losing nipidlr. Slnco hU speech at liluo Hill , in which ho virtually confessed his KUilt , there have been scores of votes ccanged hero to Harlan. He'publlcaus are standing by Richards loyally. Mcrrlck County Kcpubliuaiit. CISTHAI , CITV , Neb. , Oct. 19. [ Special to Tin : BEL' , ] A largely attended repub lican meeting was held in the Academy of Music in this city last evening , Thospcakcrs were Messrs. George II. Hastings and A , II. Long , who expounded sound republican doc trine to the udight of all present , Li. V. Haskall , republican candidate for senator , xvas also present. IIo Is making friends wherever ho goes and all indications point to Ins election. Mcrnck county republicans have been somewhat tardy in getting up an enthusiasm this year , but they will be on hand in November with about their usual majority. The republican members of the alliance will not take lip with Powers' and Keen's hair-brained schemes. The leaders and promoters meters of the people's party here are acnio- crats. Of the twenty delegates from this township to their county convention nlno were democrats. Tlio chairman of their county committee , and the best "rustler" they have , is Uounty .ludgo Tressler , who was Cleveland's postmaster ut Chapman. The republican members of the alliance take duo note of all these thlnes nnd will have iiimo of it In theirs. Tlu'ir nominee for rep- rcsentutlvo was a ranting third party prohibi tionist , and their nominee for county attorney a democrat no republican hud a giiost of n Bhow. With these things In view , unit nearly fix hundred majority for the state ticket la.st year , tlio republicans of Mrrrick county are not in a frame of mind bordering on fright , Tlio Croiglit mi Ciir.ioiiTox , Neb , Oct , 10. iSpecial Telo- Rram toTiip. llRn.-Hon , E. Ho&cwater is announced to speak hero Wednesday evening next on the subject of prohibition. The local committee having the matter in elmrgo say that arrangements nave been made for a rousing meeting ami it is thought that inauv funnel's will bo present. Sucil Ibr IIO.OOO. NKIUUSICA. Cm , Neb , , Oct. -Special [ to TUP. BKI : . ] Deputy United States War- ball Lyons of Omaha was In the city last evening and served papers on Mike Duucr In usult for $10,000 damages , brought in the United States court by Lo\vls Jordan , the colored prohibition speaker , who was as- BBulted by llauer while limiting what wiw claimed an abusive and porsonui speech in this city some tlmo ago. Jorilna is backed by the Stale Prohibition league and has em ployed a Lincoln llrin of attorneys. An Kscort for Hon. fj. D , lUclmrds. FKEJIOXT , Nob. , Oct , 19. [ Special Tele gram to THU Bin. : ] Arrangements have been Dcrfected for a grand excursion of Fremont republicans to Oinuhn tomorrow night on n special train to attend the rally nt the Col iseum. They go down MX ) strong escorting Hon. L. D. Illchards. rieail Cuilty. VA.I.KNTIXK , Nob. , Oct , 19.-Spoclal [ Tele gram to TIIK BKK. ] Ilcrrou Brothers the JUndlson county train robbers , whoso escape nnil recapture was wired to TUB BKK , have concluded to plead guilty to one o ( the six counts and \vlll bo sentenced ut this term of court. Injunction , CITV , Oct. 19.-Spedal [ Tele gram to TUB Bie. : ] The Injunction pro ceedings ugamat the Issuance of $100,000 bridge hands , brought In the United States court by the Nebraska City pacitlug com- lunlcs , will bo heard tomorrow before Judge Dundy , lloiio'k at Tcuimignli. TEI VMSKII , Nob. , Oct. lO.-ISpcclal Tele gram toTiiK llr.c.-J. ] 1) , Houck , the German lecturer of Omaha , spoke to a largo crowl ot Germans In this city yesterday afternoon. IIo urged them to vote for floyd. The only issue among the Germans is anti-prohibition. llnrtnii'n Dny at , Vork , Voitk , JNcb. , Oct. 19. [ Special to TIIK llKr.J There was a great outporlng oC Ilar- lan's friends yesterday In this bright llttlo city , Korly In the day everyone , almost , had on a Hurlin badge. Later every woman and child were It , and n matrnlflccnt St. Ilernurd do ? gravely paraded the .streets wearing a dozen badges. A splendid cow , tied atone side of the court house square , oc- cailonally gave X'olco according to hoi * kind , nnd seemed also to want a Harlan badge. The sqtmro wns surrounded , by I o'clock- , with farmers' ' teams as thiokly as they coulil lie tied , and when the meeting assembled in the largo rink building , as Intelligent and sturdy an audience tilled it to Its utmost capacity , ns could bo seen anywhere. A not able feature of the gathering was the largo number of farmers' wives and daughters , Jiulijo Kccse- was the principal speaker. Mr , Harltin could not bo present , but bo lost nothing bv his absence. Judge Iteeso dis cussed briefly the sal lent points of the cam paign. The speech was logical and npparentiv convincing , for every allusion tolllalnoand McICinloy in connection with reciprocity anil tariff was applauded to the echo. Ho made a very tnllltiH point when be showed clearly that Harlan had always been in sympathy with Van Wyck in his mlvocucy of the farmer's ' Interests , He dlseus'seil to tariff in considerable detail nnd showed ucry clearly how the farmers would in a very short time realize that the McICinly bill was eminently to their advantage. Kev. J. G , Tatc , a Presbyterian clergyman ot Hastings , followed .1udgo Iteeso in a brief and very stlrrni ? speech. lie is a young man of ready speech and his telling points were heartily applauded by the audience. His description ot the dodging of a Joint de bate with him by Mi-Kcighan greatly pleased the audience , liverythliig In Vork county from this to election day Indicates lively times , tWSTOX West rn Union M'ires Uiirnetl Out , Cutting ofT Communication. BOSTONMuss. . , Oct. 19. About 0 o'clock this evening nn clcctrio light wire became crossed with a Western Union telegraph wire , causing tlio burning out of the wires In the tower. Tbo loss of the wires completely Iso lated the Doston oftlco from the outside for nearly six tours. VXI A XM VIJt'lC ' till ( t WTMt. President Adams Saya the Increase lias llcoii Marvelous. SA.LTLIKK , Utah , Oct. 19. [ Special Tele- pram to Tin : HEI : . ! President Charles Krancl ) Adams and Chief of Construction J , S. Cameron of tlio Union Pacific arrived this noon In the president's private car from Den ver. They lofb for Prove thin evening to look up the mutter of ties nnd return tomor row to meet representatives of the proposed road between Seven Devils mining camp and Silver City , Idaho , 130 miles , and which will open one of the greatest timber belts in the country. Mr. Adnmi said to Tim Bun correspondent that ho had made what scorned to him ample provision last spring for the roau's expected development , but that the development had passed beyond all hounds and expectations President Hughltt ot the T orthwestern had told him that ho ( Hughltt ) had expected his road's business would Increase 10 per cent this summer and fall , and it had increased , instead , ' 5 per cent , and the Northwestern was hard put to it to handle its business. The 6,11110 wns true of the Union Pacific. Ono hundred and seventy engines had been or dered and. 1,000 new coal cars , in addition to tlio other equipment , but , owing to the delay of the manufacturers ana n marvclously In creased trnftlc , the road had been strained be- vend Its limits , Ills men were -worried beyond endurance nnd all the departments on the system were rushed to death. The recent accidents were simply duo to 111 luck , for which Manager Itcsseguio was not respon sible , IIo was a faithful ofllclal who had done his best had done moro than could bo expected of him and ho enjoved the full con- lldenco of his superiors. One million ties would bo put in needed places nt once ; there was now steel on hand and It would go down as soon as possible , and all repairs would bo pushed rapidly that tlio coal blockade might bo removed. The Union 1'aoillo has doubio the amount of new equip ments to put on now that it has had in any other year since Adams has been president. Six weeks of good weather now and tbo entire - tire system would bo pat In flue shape , but if had weather conies now the operations of the system will bo let right down to the safety notch and the public will bo told ttiat the road ran not stand working at an unsafely high pressure , and they must for the time being make the best of It. Last spring the freshets had washed away thousands and thousands of tics i made nnd In the rough. This it was that bad made it so difficult to keep up the track. The great mistake was when the management found the increased demands of commerce running away from the road's capacity to handle it thatahalthad been ordered , the situation explained to the public and operations then reduced. A.ftpr Nearly Is'lfty Years. VAXI > VIH , 111. , Oct. IS. Forty-seven years ago Charles Adams married a Miss Sarah Houston , shtcr of Supervisor M.F. Houston , and n prominent farmer of Fayetto county , Mr. aad Mrs. Adams had lived together Just ono year. Quo evening Adams went out to milk the cows , but did not return to tbo house , and , straniro as It may seem , from that clay nothing was ever heard of him , though Mr. Houston , Mrs. Adams' father , traveled much and spent a creat deal of money in a vain search for his missing son-in-law , Not long after Mr. Adams' dlsappouraneo a son was born to Mrs , Adams , which was the cause of her death. The child was cured for by the Houston * and grew to manhood , and Is now residing on his farm t\vo and a half miles west of Vandalia , During the forty-seven years' abscnco not the sllirlitost dew was had to Adams' - whereabouts bouts , nnd ho was supposed to have long since died. About three weeks ago an el derly and well-dressed gentleman , apparent ly about seventy-live years old , stopped off the train and inquired if the Iloustons still lived here. On being in formed that they did , the old gentleman left word that ho would return ami visit them in about throe weeks , ami boarded the train without re vealing his Identity. The stranger made good his promise and today returned to this city , Mr , Adams did not assign any reason for leaving como forty- six years ago , but stated that ho was in formed soon after the child was horn thut bothtuo mother and child had died , and know no betu-r until informed today by friends hero. Some fear or 11 vo years "after the death of his wife Adams states ho mar ried again , and resided in Troy , N. Y , Four children were born to thorn , all of whom , to- pother with their mother , have since died , Tlio truant father seemed overjoyed to know ho had a living son , and at once procured a conveyance and started for his homo. Sovcre Ktnrnt In New I nglnnil. BOSTON , Mass. , Oct , 19. An unusually se vere storm prevailed today throughout Ne\\ \ Kii 'laiul uiiil along the coast. In Fall Hlvcr , Mass. , the streets were flooded and trees blown down. No marine disasters have been reported jet. The storm lias been very so- vcro hero today , rain falling almost Inces santly since about 10 a. in. Along ttio north shorn the storm was the nion severe In two yean. The waves lushed in with tciiifllo force , bringing wreckage of every dcscrip tlon , NEW IImv : , Conn.Oct. 19.--Several tin- usuullv heavy ruin and electrical storms oc curred hero today , during one of which the public library building was struck by light nlng , tearing off a quantity of the rooting , Ueports of heavy rains and thunder storm1 have boon j-eceivcd from WaterUury ant ether points in the state. The house ol Thomas Derwin , of Urooklyn. Conn , , was struck by lightning uud the occupants severely shocked. BOUND FOR THE BALLOT BOX , ilany Will Leave Washington the Doming Week for Tkoir Respective States. M'KIMLEY'S ' STRUGGLE FOR RE-ELECTION , riio Major' * * Prospects for Succeeding Himself Considered Good A llti- inoreU Cninbliiatloii With Speaker Itcctl , WASHINGTON IK'ttBvu Tun 0\um Ben , ) 513 FOUUTBKNTII SrilEBT , > WASIIISOTOS , O. C. , Oct. 10. ) Several thousand voters will leave Wash- ngton for their homo * in the various stutoa and territories this week for the purpose of larticl paling In tbo general elections which occur 011 Tuesday , November 4 , Thcro pro- jabl.v never was so grout a number of voters to joavo the city since tbo enforcement or the civil ssrvlco law. Democrats are permitted to take their vacation wherever posslblo for the purpose of exercising their franchise , although not many have asked for leaves of absence. It may bo said that there Is much political activity among the departmental employes , duo principally to the activity of the republicans Lo elect a majority of the nctit house of repre sentatives as well ns the state legislatures which will choose United States senators at the approaching sessions this winter. Great Interest is hero taken In the cam paign of Congressman McKinley of Ohio. 1C ho succeeds in overcoming the S.fi'W ' demo cratic majority ho will surely como promptly to the front in 1S'2. The efforts of Speaker Itecd to secure success in Major IleKinloy's district and their Joint appearance at this tlmo upon the stump In Ohio has brought about many surmises. There are prominent republicans who believe - lievo that an understanding has been reached between Kced and McKinley whereby the former is to help boom the latter for the pres idential nomination , on the theory that the speaker is opposed both to President Harrison risen and Secretary Bhiino. The chances are very strong thut Major McKinley will bo elected , for such efforts were surely never exceeded in behalf of any man. The labor ers , mechanics , manufacturers , merchants awl farmers in the district have organized and are greatly in earnest for his success. Messrs. McKinley and Heed nro given un precedented ovations wherever they go. Nearly every republican in Washington who can veto In Nebraska and who has not gone to his homo will turn his face in that direction within the next three or four days. Them will bo about twenty-four Nehraskans from Washington who \vlll enter the state this week for the purpose of exercising their franchises and helping tfio republican ticket. The organization of the lowe people lioro is quite a largo one , considering the "remoteness of that state , and its sons who are hero in the governmental service are taking ; a lively In terest in the campaign in thcirstato. Execu tive Commlt.teomtin O. II. Herlug says that about thirty members will go or have already gouo homo to vote. 1 > EMOCIIATS FIND CAMPAIGN THUNDER SCAIICE. Never did the democratic congressional committee hnvo sucli a hard time to make fip issues as this campaign- required a care- tul canvass of the entire democratic mem bership of congress and the solicitation of suggestions from state cominltteninen In all parts of the country to make oven the "poor showing that the leaflets and books issued represent. The burden of the arraignment of the re publican party by the democratic committee lies in public expenditures ; and yet in the pic- dicutingof these charges the democratic party in Washington repudiates Its cardinal prin ciples enunciated in 1888. Then It will bo recalled , the democrats charged the re publicans with having hoarded a surplus "which threatened the financial foundation of the people. " As soon as tbo present ad ministration began to expend the surplus in a judicious manner the democratic managers commenced to cry out against the expen ditures. The democratic campaign docu ments are amazing in this particular , for there Is not n single charge made against re publican expenditures but that was de manded by the democratic campaign docu ments of 1830 or 18S8. The republicans simply anticipated and discounted the shlb- bolot ot the democrats , and yet the latter , n otto bo foiled , turn about and denounces the republican party for doing what It had in recent campaigns been denounced for not doing- . In view of the preat stimulus given manu facturing interests by the adoption of the Mclvinley tariff bill the active workers in the ; ield of the democratic party the men who huvo weight in the management of cam paigns advised the congressional committee not to attempt a campaign against the now tariff law , ns it would arraign the entire funning and laboring elements with the predominant - dominant pnrty-und give a largo majority for the republicans In the Fifty-second congress. It was not till several conferences and a three-months' canvass were held for advis ory purposes that the democratic congrcs- sioual committed finally concluded to make up Its Issues , and then it was upon the fact that the republican party had como to the rescue of the business interests of the coun try and made available to idle millionsln the treasury , Truly the democratic is this sea son tbo party without an issue. Complaint having been made by certain mugwumps that thcro nro ropullcnn ledcral olllcoholdcrs on the political forum , ntreasury department clerk has made a computation of the number of speakers which have from the departments gone out to work In the Impend ing campaign and compared it with the num ber on the stump lour years ago. Ho Hails that President ( Jlevelaiid permitted just thrco and one-half times more oflleors to leave their posts of ofliolal duty for political work than hnsthisadminlstratlon , At one time dur ing the campaign of 1830 almost every demo crat in the departments who could iniilto a speech was on the hustings , howling at the republicans for "having piled up in the treasury hundreds of millions of idle money , while the business Interests of the country suitor , " and It has been discovered that four out of five of those ofllccrs were above the civil service rank , and therefore did not have to got leaves of absence , and therefore they drew their salaries tlio same as if they were at work. Among them were the assistants secretary in the treasury and Interior depart ments , and the postmaster general , his assist ants , several men in the department of jus tice , 1'ension Commissioner niack , his as sistants , and a lot of other officials drawing from S'J.OOO up to JS.OOO o year , The real cost of this campaigning came ou , of the pockets of the people. Kola half-dozen of this army are now on the rostrum. Not u dozen re publicans from the departments of Washing ton are on tbostumpnow , and thosowho will speak take the time out of their regular annual leaves.The saiuo is true of those who will simply po to their homes to vote. riKiuxo XKW MAiiKnis rou otm GOODS. As a result of the Pan-American congress work the past summer u very busy lot of men and women win bofounnslx days in the week at the regular bureau on F street , working for tlio Introduction of American goods in South and Central American ports. This bu reau has grown so enormously of late tuat it is to bo removed to moro spacious quarters , where thn clerical force can bo enlarged. It is answering every sort of question daily as to the productions In this country and push ing American Interests across the seas to the south. If anj-ono could look in upon this workshop and compass Its aims and foresee the results of Its labors there would bo no question about the practicability of reciproc ity ; ncrwouht thcro bo any doubt as to the determination of this administration to help our producers llnd new markets for our sur plus , without further assistance from con gress. If nothing moro was ilono mid the pivsont work were to ceiso today the repay for the I'an-Atnorlcan congress outlays ivoul'd bo scores of times greater than the outlav In ' money and labor. MISCEI.T.AXEOU ! ) . Some days ago there appeared In nn Omaha paper aa article stating thut under the old arlff law there was no duty imposed upon wire nails. Senator Mfcndcrson was shown this article. Ho replied that the statement wai erroneous , that thcroTvas a dutp on wire mils of 4 cents. Under the Mclvinley bill the duty is reduced 3nnd2t cents per pound , according to size. Mrs , John A. Logan has produced letters ctters which prove the of t-roneatod and dc- iled assertion that General Grant ordered joneral Logan to relieve General Thomas before - fore Nashville , but ho did not wish the pro motion and honor after Thomas moved against and defeated Hood. C. W. Duane of Crete Is in the city. The temperance societies of Washington are asking the District commissioners to re duce the number of liquor licenses of this city from 700 to 400. Private information fiom Erie , Pa. , states [ hat the conditioner ox-Congressman William L. Scott is improving and that ho will re cover. W.V. . Gould , who has figured conspicu ously as a lottery ngeut here , has been arrested for having on his person twenty-five lottery tickets , all of which were winners in the last drawing , bolng worth from M to F > 00 each. This is the first tlmo the postofilco or police authorities have ROIIO so fur under the- now law ns to arrest' n man on suspiciou of having lottery tickets oti his person. Miss Alice Atkinson ot Nebraska , n nlcco of ox-SenntorTiptoii , s at No. WH HIggs street. " Penny S. HEATH. THVUSTOX'S VXGVAttDED TALK. lie Slaps Senator Paddoulc in Ills Min neapolis Interview. MINNEAPOLIS , Minn,1 , , 'Oct. 10. ISpeclal Telegram toTur. Ilcc.l Judge Thurston of Nebraska spoke hero to n crowded house last night on the McKinley bill. In tbo afternoon Judge Thurston was nsked to explain the motives which caused Senators Paddock of Nebraska , Plumb of Kansas , and Pettigrew of South Dakota , to vote against the McKinley Kinloy bill. ; "As you are doubtless aware , " answered Judge Thurston , "eleven United States sena tors , including the threg you have Just men- Honed , gave it out that they would not vote for the bill unless binding twlno was put upon the free list. Under the old tariff the duty on binding twine was between 2 and I ) cents. The McKinley bill reduced the tariff to 7-10 of a cent , yet these senators proposed lo light the bill after it had been reported back from the conference commit tee in case binding twine should not bo placed ou the free list. They hoped by this means to stave it off until the ensuing session 6f congress. If they hail succeeded you can see vyhat their position would have been The 'told duty of a and a fraction cents would have ; remained for au- other year or so tnstoad'of ' the present one of 7-10 of a cent. That Is the position of the three senators who voted'agalnst the bill. So far as Senator Padudck is concerned , ho probably had other reasons for opposing the bill , inasmuch us ho objected to the clause tho-frce list. " placing sugar on - "Why sol" "Presumably because ho-is the proprietor of a largo beet sugar manufactory , " was the significant reply. In reply to the question-as to the effect at the comma election ot the farmers' alliance party In his state , Judto Thurstoa said ho didn't think the republican candidates would bo defeated thereby. Naturally , the alliance party drowJargely from lopuhlicaa ranks in a state of tbo > ronouucod complex ion of Nebraska. In ono congressional dis trict the eleetion.would' ' undoubtedly bo very close , but Judge Thurston was of the opinion that the' ' republican candidate for congress would be elected. ITo also regarded the out look in ' 'Minnesota IJE , uliieh-tusrsamo , ns'tho" conditions are , similar , ' "Is President Harrison popular In No- brasltaj'1 ' was asktld.i Without hesitation Judge Thurston an swered : "I am free to say ho is not. Indeed , I have reason to believe that the whole north west shares the same opinion regarding the president. " "In the event of his name being placed in nomination at the next national convention , do you think Nebraska would support himl" "I do not. " Judge Thurstoa will return to Omaha in time to speak there on Monday evening , THE VLKIHASCE UECOUD. Financial Transactions of the Coun try During the Lmst Week. BOSTON' , Oct. 19. [ Special Telegram to Tun HRC. ] The following table , compiled from dispatches from the clearing houses of the citloi named , ohows the gross exchanges - changes for last week , with rates per cent of increase or decroJse , as against the several amounts for tho-corresponding week In 1SS9 : Not Incluiluil In lot lit 'No clourlnj houio at this tlmo Uit year , I'ostolllco Hobherloi. MITCHELL , S. D , , Oct , 10. [ Special Tele gram to Tim Bnc. ] Within the last ten days postofilco safes at the towns of Planklnton , Olivet , Lotcher and Brlduowator have been blown open , the robbers obtaining money only in the case of Olivet , where about $300 was stolen. In the other cases they either found no money or were frightened away. Oillccrs at this place , Bridgewatcr and Olivet bavo been watching' ' tbo maneuvers of certain parties , ami with the help of the postal of- liclals they bavo partially located the gang. As a result of tbclr conclusions the oftlccra hnvo this evening gouo into the country near MU Vernon , this county , to arrest n farmer mimed Perkins whom , It Uduhncd , tUey have stroncr cireum.stantial evidence against of be iiiK onu of the I'nukniio Jlounes i'ullod. Missot-m VJM.U.V , la. , Oct. 10.-Spaolal [ to TIIK Uin.J Tho' original pacliHge houses which hnvo hew rvnnlng hero in full blast for the past four moths were pulled today by Sheriff LJarrlson on warrants sworn out by problliltionUts , Tut ; trials are set for tomor row. An Open Letter to Ihe Authors of the In dependent llauifesto , THEIR INFAMOUSLY FALSE STATEMENTS , Burrows nnil Ills Tools Chni'Koil AVitli the Mont Uriizo'n 1'olltlcal Vil lainy liver Attempted in tlio State. To fleorgo W. Hlalce , II. C. H. I'lrtlo , claim- iiiRono to bo chairman and the other secretary - rotary of the Independent people's ' central committed : My attention lias been called to n most re markable letter signed by yourselves , na fol lows ! "It having become evident that ISlr.Vun Wyck has turned squarely npnlnst the liido- nondcnt movement , * * * wo recommend that ho bo not Invited to address Indepon- dentmcetlngs nor given tiny opportunity to use his unfriendly iiillucnco. " AVhoro Is the proof of your reckless , In famously false declaration ) Will tlio thou sands of voters of Nebraska believe your villainous assertions , unsupported uy n par ticle of proof I Do you think the only thing necessary Is to assert that "It having become evident , " without saying to whom or ho.v It became evident I This is rather a summary way to dispose ) of one whom your master. Jay Burrqyvs , dislikes. You had better lot him fight his own battles. Ho is brazen enough to publish uny falsehood his ingenuity may suggest. . He has boon defaming so much of late bis word and sheet Is no longer bilioved , and to give it currency ho felt the necessity of Issuing new falsehoods from a new source , und so no com pelled two of Ills satellites to jointly publish the slander , which will probably bo as effective as the bull which a much abler man than Pope Burrows , many years ago , hurled against the comet. AVbo are these men who thus flippantly falsify and denounce another without proof or pretext ! Burns made his record two years ago when , as chairman of the executive board of thoKnlghtsof Labor , ho telegraphed the democratic candidate for governor : " \V'o \ congratulate you on your splendid victory. " Pirtle , his running mate , has not yet made a record. IIojs Justin training under Bur rows. This decree of excommunication which Pope iiurrows dictated was dated October fl , 1890. On October 1 this same Burrows and Pirtle , as a state corngjlttoo of the independ ents , wrote thatjKjfffer to moot calls from all parts of thjflato they desired mo to 1111 nppointnicnlslkado by them. On the tith or 7th I aiisJwered that ns I hnit made or promised appointments down to election tlmo it would bo Impossible , although had their rcrtuest been made earlier it would bavo afforded ino much pleasure to comply. Doubtless Burrows told them that my refusal wai treason. There was nothing further until October 8 , known Us soldiers' day In tlio assembly nt Hebron. I was addressing the largo audi ence when a gentleman in the crowd inter rupted with aTcspectfnl reqiiest If I would explain , the following , .addressed to Mr , Har lan : "Bid you or did you not receive money for voting for Mr , Paddock for United States senator , you having been elected ns a Van Wyck man ? " which ap peared September 27 in Burrows' paper. Certainly , I replied , most cheerfully , if per mitted by the rules of the assembly forbid ding the introduction of political questions. However , the audience would control tbo matter , which I would submit to them , and I asked that these who desired n reply to respond spend aye , whoa a thunder of ayes shook the wigwam , The noes were then called but not ono responded. I could not refuse u request so emphatic and unanimous , and was glad of the opportunity to repel an Infamous false hood and do Justice to 0110 who had been a true and faithful friend. Your master had accomplished what bo de signed. IIo know his statement was wick edly and maliciously false. He had taken ex ception to "mud slinging" by the old line pa- ' 'pers and ho starts n reform by surpassing all 111 circulating the most villainous falsehoods. Jndco McKciKhan needed no supporter that kind and would bo the llrst to denounce such despicable journalism. Burrows did it , not caring for MclCeighau , but determined to ] ulace mo where I must publicly deny bisl charge or bo branded as ono of the basest of men. Burrows knew that York county was * earnest for my re-election and that Mr. Har- lau was true to his trust. No man in York county over questioned the integrity and fidelity of Harlan to the interests and demands of his people. Knowing Burrows' motive and falsehood 1 gladly embraced the first opportunity to re pel his infamy and defend Mr. Harlan's ' ildel- ity to a friend und loyalty to his people. This was iho 8th. On the lith Burrows and his two cardinals read in the morning papers the answer to bis fnlso statement. Ho was at once filled with rage. In bis blind imnotcncc ho sought his tools , the not ing members of the committee , knowing ho had worn out his own paper us a vehicle of defamation , mid ordered them In the secret recess of tbo committee room to form ulate and fulminate a degree of ex communication and issue It that very day. It never occurred to these bravo men to see mo or ask an explanation , O , no. AVhy did they not at least publish In their letter my remarks at Hebron , so that the people might sno If they were true or that thcro was the slightest pretext lor saying , "It having be come evident ! " Tit is a misfortune that the basest men seem to bo in command of this reform movement at Lincoln * What craven creatures , who would attempt to censure mo because , when my nnmo was used In connection -with the falsehood , that I should not nt once and on every proper occasion , repel the falsehood and dolcnd oho who had been my friendoven though wo may now bo moving on different political lines. Now , let mo state n few facts to the voters ns to this marplot Burrows. It will only show the scheming which resulted In his bull of excommunication which you fulminated. I with others In Wyoming precinct organized a sub-alliance , BUITOWH notilled me that It was a mistake and that I must withdraw nt once. Early In a speech at Genoa 1 advo cated Independent political action. At once Burrows and ' Mr. Powers , president of the state alliance , called a meeting of the state alliance ana designated who should consti tute it , viz : coijnty orgmilzcrs. whom Bur rows and Powers had appointed , and the president of each county alliance , two from each county. They were called lor n purpose. Tills state alliance had a secret session ut Lincoln and no ono addressed It but Burrows mid Powers , By accident or design none others were present , and the only directions for the faithful were to go homo like good little boys and see to it that they pcnd the members of each party to the old political nrlmSrles , cau cuses and conventions , control the nomina tions if they could , and it not , to bolt them. But the masses of the alliance revolted at a proposition so dishonest , They preferred straight , honest manhood for u reform move ment. A few days after , in n speech at Davlii City , I again urged Independent action , whereupon Burrows gave mo duo notlca that I was wrong and must cease such speeches or 1m would open tlio columns of his paper and that would bo very disastrous to myself personally , as the oftlccra unit ox- oflleors of the htuto alliance were with him , I heeded not His warning. Tlui masses bo- cmnu aroused and notllicd Mo.rs. . Iiurrows and Powers thut they roust change front , which they ild. Castor , lliiffnlo und other counties had already called congressional and btatu conventions. Burrows BUW that ho might lose his hold and jlt-Meil , Insisting that the statocnnveiitlon should bo called anil controlled from Lincoln. Ho printed thu call for u convention and had lilmsel it ad Crnd- lock appointed to urrango the b.i % f repre sentation. IIo ignored Oriuldoek I alone called tlio convention and formed * ba.sls of representation. Boss Twco" . \ the height of his power , the Mtsm of rnllro.ul cappers , when n . itlcs were by tens ot thousands , never anod such open and brazen political vlllaiii , It was conteinpluted to robuUo and . It- Uont tlio convention siidi llnijriuil in ] , . i > , > utthe political crime win passed In slicnco for the sake of harmony In n great reform organization Jiut being born at the hands ot wicked mldwivcH , By such eoloAsal wicked ness they nearly strangled It ntits birth. Burrows schemed to give moro than four > fold , yes , more than eight-fold representation to the smaller counties. Some claimed ho lid tht.s to help prohibition , after it had been understood that that question should not bo raised in alllnnco matters , But the other solution was doubtless the correct 0110 to overbear the counties where Inbor orginma- Jens were largely In the ascendant. IIo cnevv that the convention was to bo based upon population , upon labor , skilled and wherwl < o , enrolled or not en- lolled and not purely on alliance votes. It , vas a convention for all the people needing or seeking relief. Vet Burrows bases it , upon the plot of con trolling by himself and certain allinnco olll- cers. As n sample take the southwestern portion of the state the upper Republican valley and the same- holds good of the northwestern. Ho gave Frontier county 'Jl delegates with a population of S,47I nnd Hitchcock county 12 delegates with n popula tion of ri,70 . Mr. Powers , president of tlio farmers' alliance , resides in Hitchcock county. Ho gave lied Willow M delegates with u population ot 8,7.V.t ; Oo per , 10 dele- Kates , ) , $ ; ) ! ; Franklin , 13 delegates , 7IV > 0 ; Furnns , IB delegates , H.SII ; Ilarlan , lii dele gates , b.lftS ; Hayes , r > delegates , ; ) , 'j : tj ) Ulmse , L > delegates , -ISoil ; Dundy , 5 delegates , -1,01)3 ) ; a total of ll-l delegates to (1(1,181 ( ( population. Then four largo , farming , populous , antimonopoly - monopoly counties In tlio middle tier and raising moro produce than the entire valley- mark the contrast : Killmoro. ! , " > delegates , with a population of 15i'J ( ) , ' ; Saline 11,111,8'JD : York ! > , 1TJII ! ! ; Sewurd 12 , 10,0'J'J ' ; n total population of Oft.llO , These four counties have for years been the bulwark , holding in check railroad domi nation nnd aggressions , while many ot tlio Kcpublle.in Valley counties were the preserve of the 1 $ . & M. ruilroad and seemed to think the highest political privilege on earth waste to bo controlled by and vote for railroad cuppers. So tbeUepubllcan Valley , with GO. 181 popu lation , is given by Burrows 111 delegates , whllo four counties in the Interior , with OliHO population , uro given only 50 delegates , while still further cast and in thu two counties of Lancaster and und Douglas , where labor , organized and unorganised , is stronger than in other parts of the state , ho doled out to Don gins 25 delegates , with MO , < K)0 ) , and to r juu'aster 24 delegates , with " ,000 popula tion , or a total of 4 ! ) delegates to 217,000 population. Ho knew that in Douglas county ulono thcro were laborers , organized and un organized , equalling moro than one-half the population , men , \vomcn und children , of the counties to whom ho gave 114 delegates. The man who commits this great crime Is an enemy to the reform movement. Then ho forced my nomination for congress not ns a friend or desiring my election , after I had assured him thut under no circum stances would I accept. Still ho urged it In his paper and forced it , knowing It would ein- varass mo with friends whom I desired to serve and who kept dally insisting that I should delay declining , an < l in ouodleneo to them I listened and tried to yield to their wishes , but in the cud concluded that I could not. And then Burrows , a warm supporter of Allan Hoot , made an attack on mo in his paper and continued it in his next issue. Up to that time I endured in silence nil his insolence and vituperation. , After that.,1 defended myself in a few words ut Weeping Water. Then ho turned and coupled my numo in the malicious and false charge against Harlan , which from every consideration of manhood 1 was bound to repel. Then ho made that the oxeuso to use you as his tools , and I was to bo oxeommunl- ciiied. You and your master can possess your souls in patience. I don't ' propose to go. Wo will struggle on with thin load until after election , when wo will try and unload the Lincoln management , wh'.cb to gratify a moan malice would wreck a grand orpani/a- tion which started and wo trust may con tinue with the promise and result of much good to producers nnd laborers. I would have preferred remaining silent on these questions had not your muster , by re peated attacks In his paper and you by your foolish and false manifesto , provoked a reply. C. H. VAN Wire K. TOtlTVUKH THEM WITH FIIIK , A Six-Yenr-Olil Massachusetts Boy's Id on nT Fun. ROSTOV , Mass. , Oct. ID , Frank Valols , a six-year-old Hockbury boy , lias given evi dences recently of astonishing depravity. His chief pleasure seems to ronsist of torturing his pliyinutes. Several now houses nro being built in the vicinity of his home , and a great many plumbers'furnaces nro around. Going to these the boy would put a small stick in the glowing coals , und when it began to blaze he would thrust it with a quick move ment in the face of any child standing near by , ills aim being to put it if possible in the mouth of his victim. At the present time there nro four children who nro said to have been severely burned Kosa Swatcs , of No , fit Chestnut avenue , Leonard Srhovoinn of No. 15 Armstrong street , and May and Nettle Glllon of No. "t Chestnut avenue. The last twos.nro under six years of ago and nro horri bly burned , the ono In the mouth , thu othorin tbo eye. In addition to this a number of thefts have been traced directly to the little boy , and nothing apparently can bo done to stop him. The bov Is at present beyond the reach of the law , as no person can bo arrested or sentenced who Is under seven years of age , and no Judge would commit u child so young to the reform school. l'VfLM A X i'.S. 1 1 ' . I XEll. A Move to Be Made In tlio Celebrated IlllViMgCIIKMll CllHC. CHICAGO , Oct. 19. A. notice was Hied in the Unltcil States circuit court yesterday of n motio.n to bo mndo in the celebrated in fringement suit of Pullman's palace oar com pany against the \Vagner \ palace car com pany , President Webb and the Lake Shore nnd Michigan Southern railroad company. Some time ago the case came up before Judge Grcsham aim a restraining order was entered against the Wagner company on the bill filed by the Pullman palace car company. The question of an injunction and the merits of the case were referred to Master in Chancery Sherman , who lias been taking testimony for several month's. The notice tiled in the fed eral court yesterday wiw onk behalf of the Pullman company and recites that Monday , a week from tomorrow , a motion will bo made before . Judge CJreslnm for an injunction re- Mrainlng the Wagner company from in fringing on the Pullman patents as prayed in the bill ? An Orgaiil/.nl ion ill' Hey Thleven In- renting Tli.VUH CltU'.H. FoiiTWoKTir , Tex. , Oct , 10. [ SpeclalTelo- fc'ram to Tim BII : : , | There were big devel opments in the mystery surrounding what Is known ns tlio Corn Dodger club in Forl Worth yesterday. It Is an organization ol boys ranging in ago from seven to tiftccn years , many ttt them having been recently arrested by tlio police for complicity in petty thafts nnd burglaries , but on account of their youth und the small value of tholr takings they have not been prosecuted. Today ilyo of the boys are in jail , and with them a clothing dealer named Hall , who Is charged with concealing goods stolen bv the boys , It Is also learned that the Corn Uodg- ois > have bntiiclias In Dallas , Waco , Marshal Austin and Houston , Tex. , also in Denver , Col , , nnd probably in other places , Thoj have n couo of signals and other sorrel means of communication , It is not known whether Hall Is ut the head of the organiza tion or uot. ENGINEER BURNS' ' BRAVERY , A Frightful Oatnstropho Averted on tlij Lake Shore Road , ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY LIVES IN DANGER With Almost Certain Death Sturlnjf lllni lit tlio I'noo Ho Stands by llln Ktitfliioto tlio Ijast unit In Uiully Hurt , KIIIK , I'd. , Oct. IP. A horrible eatntropu was nvcrtctt on the Lake SJioro ft Michigan Southern railway today near Silver Crecli through tlio bravery mid cool-headed eoa duct oT mi engineer , A dctatehed .section of nn east-bound freight train had been run Into by another section ami a portion of the dobrls was , hrown over on the west-bound track Just as tfo. 5 , n fust train , was going west at the rate of llfty miles an hour. Ktiglnccr lohn Barns of the passenger snw the truck iheud nnil then the freight ear. Ho saw that an attempt to stop his train and Jump would sncrlllco the lives of Ills 150 passengers. Ills llromnn had loft him. Kiiginoor Hums ra solved to stand by his engine. Ho put on nil , ho ston in and opened bis muul pipes , so us to get a ilrmor hold on tbo rails , throw the Tuck and cut through the freight onm and other debris. Hums with wonderful fortitndo ueld thn lover , nnd the moment ho bad cleared the obstruction , reversed the engine md throw on the air brnlco. AH the train en tered the wreck tlio sides were torn out ol Lhreo coioiics. : The screams of women worn licard high above the screeching of stoiim. Although the engine wns illsiuantlcd the Imivo engineer emerged from the debris nllvo , but covered wltli scars imd bruises. Stout-hearted men embraced him hysteric ally , realizing thut his heroism hud saved the train. Hut one ptwenper was seriously Injured Mrs. Mary Kane of Donnlston , 0. , who may die. Joseph Myers of Cleveland was badly hurt about the head. 1'robably a dozen others were painfully cut and bruised. Not a ear In the train loft the trnok. After the people wore quintet ! C. M. Spitzor. a Boston banker , headed the list , mid over ? IOO were presented to Engineer Burns by the passengers. SHE C1KH4K Till ! ( itl.lf'H. IjuuUa A 1 war ( It Kills IIcrHcir on tlio lOve i r Her Weddlnjr. MAXITOWOC , Win. , Oct. 18. Within a few days facts have developed concerning the death of Louisa Alwardt , the pretty daughter of n German ruilroad laborer , which have caused a deep sensation in this city. The girl was found dead in her bed on tlio mornIng - Ing of September ,10 last , und a physician who was called in said death was caused by poison of some kind. The girl had retired In bright spirit and in good health tbo previous evening , and suspicions were aroused among her friends that It might bo murder. Ho cently the remains wore disinterred and the stomach sent to Dr. Davenport Fisher of Milwaukee for analysis. Tbo physician re ported that the ro was enough ursenlo poison found lu tbo stomach unabsorbed to cause the " " death 6f any human being. Tbo young lady was to bavo been married the Saturday following her death to Henry Hedeker , who lives in the country near this city and who Is a checscmakcr in comfortable circumstances. Miss Alward was twenty years of ago and quite pretty. She was doj voted to her parents , and they had sot their hearts on her marrying Kedokor. Tlio girl would not listen to thu proposition , as her suitor , a middle-aged man , wns extremely ills- tasteful to her. Ttlll her Ideas of duty to hop parents mndo her submissive to their will when they insisted , and like n dutiful daugh ter she assented to tbo union so odious to her. Apparently Louisa was happy , and hcc father Dollovcd that she had become recon ciled to tbo marriage. Preparations were ) made for the ceremony. Tlio prospective ) bridegroom placed his funds at the girl's dis posal. Brideinaids were selected and the wedding was to have occurred on the Satur day following thn death of the bride that waste to bo. When she retired Monday night Louisa looked cheerful enough , but when she did not arise as early us was her custom la the morning her relatives went , to her room and found her cold In death. There exists no doubt that the girl preferred death to mar- rlngo with a man whom she could not love , and that the thought of suoh a fntu preyed upon her mind until she swallowed a pottoa to end her troubles , SEXT HACK fOIt LIFE. Thomas O'Connor Violates the Term * of IIIn Pardon. ST. PAUL , Minn , , Oct. 19. Thomas O'Con * nor , with a life sentence for murder , anil who was pardoned a short titno ago on condi tion that ho leave the state forever , has been sent back to prison , Ho did not leave the state , but went up to his former homo to sea his wife , who was suffering from a , paralytic stroke , and while there was arrested on ac count of not , complying with thu terms of bl3 pardon. Tlio matter was referred to Gov ernor Merriam , who ordered O'Connor con veyed to the state prison , where ho will servo out Ids sentence. O'Connor had Intended leaving this country forever and going to Cannua , but was detained by his wlfo'8 111 * ness. Tlio Wenth T Forecast. For Omaha and Vicinity Fair ; slightly warmer. For Nebraska-Fair weather ; vnriablo winds ; colder , except slightly warmer In ex treme eastern portion : increasing cloudiness and showers Monday night. For lowa-AVarmcr ; southerly winds and fair weather ; increasing cloudiness anii showers Monday night. For South Dakota Fair , followed by showers ; southerly , shifting to westerly winds ; colder by Tuesday morning. Arrival * . At Now York La IJourgogno , from Havre ; the Persian Monarch , from Londim ; the Suovla , from Hamburg. At Ouounstown The Lord Gough , fronX Philadelphia for Liverpool. Passed the Lizard La Champagne , from New York for Havre ; the Hohomlii , from Now York foV Hamburg ; the Tiulgculand * from Philadelphia for Antwerp , Tuconm ( iocH Kni > nhlUnii. ST PAUL , Minn. , Oct. 10. A special from Tacoma , Wash. , says the city election yester day resulted In a republican victory. The now city charter was adopted , The entire re publican ticket , headed by Handel I for mayor , Is elected. Handell Is tlio llrst republican mayor over clccicd In a party contest , an Italian Torpedo Hour. HOME , Oct. 10.The loss of ttio Italian toiv pcdo bout which loft Naples for Spoxxhl toino tlmo ago Is confirmed. She burst boiler ami foundered at oa. Three unit fifteen sailors wore drowned , on the U/.uv , r LONDONOct. . 19 , The Chronicle's Warsni ? correspondent says tbnroaro reports alloat of a futila attempt to shoot the czur , but they are unconfirmed , Dalmatian Ollvo Crop Dnwl i-oyoci. ViK.xs'A , Oct. 111.Special ( Cablegram to TUB UIE. : ] A dispatch from Xara , UaU matia. says the olive crop in that district hwj been destroyed by u hailstorm.