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r OMAHA DAILY BE , } MONDAY , DEQEMBEB 1 , 1890.
THE DAILY BEE. E. UOSEWATKH hniTott. fe KVEUV MORNING TF.tttIB or sum-OKI t'TION. nnd Sunday , Onu Your . Ill 00 HI * inoiillis . ! > 00 3'hrpc months . 2 no Huiidny Hi I- , One Year . 200 \ \ ccUly lice , Ono Year. . 1X ( ) OKI'ICESJ pmnlin. Tlio Urn Hudcllng. Houlli Onmlin. t'nrnor N mid Sflth Flrccts. 1'onticll lIlnlTfl , 1'J 1'cnrl Htrcot. uhlciiKo onici317 Clnunlicr of Commerce. . . KOB Vork.ltooins 13,11 nnd IS. Tribune Uulldln * iVaihlngton , Dill roiirtcuntli Street oNDnNOK All communications rplatlnu' to new nnu ili1c > rlul mutter Mmiild bo nudruiwd to the Jxlllorhil Drpiirttncnt. mwNKiis LETTntg. , , , All lii lncss letter * anil rpinlttanoos should 1 endilmiiHltiiTliolIca Publishing C'ompnny , Oriinlia. Drafts , checks and postoftlco orders lo bo inado pat able to tlio order of tlio ooiu puny. The Bcc Publishing Company , Proprietors , ? Tlu Hen iricl'K. rnriiiun uiul Seventeenth Hta HVOItN STATEMENT OF OIKOUI.AT1UN ilcilcof Nobrmkit. I . . County of Umiclns. i " floorer II. Trschuclt. jrcrotarv of The neo rnbllfchlnir coniimnv. aoei solemnly sxrnur tnnt the nctnnl clrculntion of Til DAILY HK for tlio IMC * cndlu , : Nov. 'M , 1SOO was as fol- IOWSI himUv.Nov.23 ZI.O..I . IMoiirtnv , Nov.S4 2I.4SO T ir ! ny.Nov ! 5 r--HQ iVpdm-Mlnv. Nov. ! M K.ilin 3 Iniisdiiv. Nov.27 1K..T-2 rrltlnv.Nciv.2S 'X.K * fcuturduv , Nov.SU .5-.t''l ! ' Avcrago . 2UWM > Growin II. T7 cnucK. Fnorn to Vcforo mo nnd nnlmoribod In my UilsBlth dnv of NovcinOcr , A. I.1803 frcsonro ! N , 1' . reiu JSotary 1'ubllo. fctutPof Nobrn < Ua , I. . County of DoiiRlnt , I Oc'orpo II. Triehuck. licltis ( Inly nwnrn , < le- - nnd i iijstintlio ) li secretary of Tim Hc rcM-s Company , thnl thn actual nvonice rliilly ultccilntloii of Tim DAILY HFE for 1Iiu ninntli of r < oveinl > er , 1 0 , wnn Ifl.tllOcopleit for Jo ) pnilpr ; , 1PM ) . 80,048 conlpi : for January , T-W , lP.r V > copies ; for rcnruary , IS'.K ) , 1'J- ' 5(11 ( ( opri : for March. JFDO , ro,8lr > copies ; for Aiirll. 1800 , so.Bfil copies ; forMny , WO,20.1 * roplos ; fnr.Tiino , Ifi'iO , SO.M1 ropei ! ! for July , 3Mi > , CO/nj copies ; forAucnstl'X\20EOcoplo9 ! ! ftir hrntrml or. 1810 , 20.S70 copies ; for October , 5 rn. ; o.7r,2 rniilea , Grnimn It. T/HOIIUCK. f-nornto bcforn inc. nnd tMibsurllJcd In niv jTfScnce , tluslstciay of November. A. D. . 1S90 N I1 , run. Notary I'libllc. Tlio Impending session of the legist ituio will be of vital concern to tlio people of this Mate. It Is of the utmost Importance that * nritibi > rs of the legislature shall understand tinw nuts of tliclr constituents nnd bo pro- i nri'd lo ciupplo Intelligently and ndvKedly With the issues that must como before them , Jl'in : Hi R therefore. Invites Micjjestlons from those who arc familiar with nuy particular Miujcut that Is likely toongciiio the attention nf the legislature. Parties fiu > rlng us , howler - l-\er , nro requested to timKo tholr comniiiiil I'iitlonsaH In let as posslblo nnd to the point. Jt I * to bo understood th.it Tin : HKE will not iMMi'sponslbloforllic published views of con 1 ilbntors , audit reserves tlio iirlvllfKo of dls i-usslnu tlicm In Its own way nnd from the Mamlpolnt which It deems Lett for the lutcr- i-stsor the pvoplo. Now Unit Bunulo Bill Is at the front , let the war proceed. SIIAT < L frnnclnsod corporations , the rrcnlurcs of the people , bo pcrmittod to tlio town ? TitKiti : Is a balm in Glload. Six pronidontial postolllces will bo dis Irlbutod in Nebraska during1 the next two months. VOTI : onli' for Candidates who will ro quiru all corporations to share equally vlth Individual property owners the just burdens of taxation. "WouKiNCJatnN whoso homes nro nlrcndy taxed heavily must vototobreal tip the combine nnd elect men who wil : not squander the public fundj , A VOTI : against Wheeler , .Cliiffoo and Davis moans that secret committee mooting ! } and corrupt schemes are no banctioned and must bo stopped. OMAHA capital roaches out for a sllc of South American trade. There art few things beyond the roach of th jnclropoliBof the Missouri valley. HISTOUY repeats itaolf. Every thin the Irish people wore about to'drinl from the cup of peace and contentment it lias been dashed from their lips. Tin : possible extinction of Gladston imd liberalism is a source of profoum joy to thu monarchies of Eurono and In expressible sorrow to the friends c liberty and human progress the worl over. WITH congress in session , an Indian war flirting with the troops , and Dicta' tor Burrows getting ready to tuko charge of the state government , it is not Bale to asfeort that the country is pro foundly peaceful. HKIMIISINTATIVE : : MANSUK of Missouri - souri declares the democrats of the west "aro wild for Cleveland. Nobody else will do thom. They will not listen to the immo" any other candidate. " The democratic fog horn of the Rocky moun tains will plojiso take notice and juim > * into the band wagon before it is too late. Tin : council combine hopes for success through the aid of city contractors and the corporations that food of ! the pee ple. Secret committee meetings and htar chamber sessions of the combine in the Interest of city contractors mean . that the people are to bo pillaged hi lirond dayllcrht. Vote to break up this ring-rule. It Is a menace to the city. Tun charter governing Omaha ex pressly declares that a city official can not participate in any contract for worker or for furnishing material to the city. Violation of this law Is punishable by a heavy pcnality. The council combine -has wilfully Ignored these provisions and UH leaders have brazenly entered ' into city contracts. They have betrayed tholr sucred trusts and should Lo voted out-of night tomorrow. Turn the ras- t-uls out. HASCALL has again "consented" to enter the race for councilman on his own Jiook as an Independent , This time ho halls from the Second ward , where ho has ro-colonlzed himself within the last two weeks. Hnscall lias boon in the council several times , and every time ho has been elected the pcoplo wished that they had loft him at homo. Ills per formances iu the council during the Holly fight are still memorable , and his course as an obstructionist on the city hall building is not entirely forgottou. There are some very bad men in the combine , but few of them can hold a candle to Hascull when it comes to plot ting nnd star-chamber schemes. 'f'VXDFMtt'niTEttS' E.XC/MW7K. " An Insurance trust has recently boon organized In this city which pt eposes practically to control the entire Insur ance business of Omaha , South Omnha and vicinity. The articles of Incorporation , pub lished In an Omaha weekly , contain only an outline of the real alms and objects of the trust. From reliable private sources wo learn , however , that the promoters meters of this now combine expect to monopolize the ontlro Insurance busi ness of Onmhti nnd drive every ngent to the wall who Is outside of the combina tion. When all the Insurance business has been concentrated into the hands of members of the trust and competition has been driven from the field the "Un derwriters' Exchange , " as the now trust Is called , will bo in position to tquec/.o the hist bottom dollar out of property owners and business men who are obliged to Insure tholr houscsnnd wares. That this so-called exchange Is to bo a close corporation will be manifest by the following provision : Art , 8. Members. The members of this corporation shall bo the subscribers borcto , and any person otigapcd principally In tlio local flro Insurance business In said city of Omaha and vicinity , bottiR a refill- larly commissioned apeut or nn onlccr of n , local flro insurance company. Any such per son desirous of becoming a member of this exchange shall submit n written application to tbo secretary , who shnll notify nil mem bers of tbo same at least one week before tlio meeting at which action shall be taken there on. on.SuiJ SuiJ applicant , upon receiving a four-fifths vote of all members present , subscribing and paying for ten shares of the capital stock , and subscribing to the articles of this corporation , will bo considered a full member and entitled to the privileges of the same , and sub'Jcct to nil tbo rules prescribed by these articles and by-laws of said corporation. Mark the exclusivcnpss with which the trust expects to hedge out all com petitors. It will take the consent of four- llfths of the members to admit a new member , and then ho must bo a regularly appointed agent or olllcor. This shows that the objects sot forth in the sirtlclcs of incorporation , namely , "to promote har mony , correct practices , , prevent careless endorsements , elevate the business of fire insurance and promote the creation of Ji fire uatrol , " are moro pretexts to cover the real design , vlto : monopolize uid control the whole flro insurance business and elevate it to the extent of aising the rates as high as their pat rons will stand. . It Is needless to say that Mr. Wheeler , 'the watchdog of the city treasury , " is one of the ring-leadora of this now com- jlno whoso object Is the "elevation of the lire insurance business. " TUB HOCK ISLAXI ) SHOUT LIKE. The completion of the Rock Island short line botwosn Omaha , Lincoln and Beatrice Is an event of great importance to the state. From acommerclal point of view , the great advantage of the line consists In transferring the main line of the Rock Island from the northern bor der of Kansas to the center of eastern Nebraska nnd giving three populous cities competing ahort lines for the intor- ihango of Irafllc. Most of the now roads constructed in Nebraska in recent year wore extensions of branches , whereas the Rock Island short cut becomes at once the main highway of the company bo- twcon Chicago nnd the Rocky moun tains. To Omaha the importance of the road Is incalculable. The advantage of now through line to the mountains Is in significant when compared with the ter ritory which it brings into closer com mercial relations with'the metropolis. The rich and populous Republican val ley is tapped at a do/.on points by Kan sas roads , which divert a considerable portion of trade to the cities of other states. These southern corporations are persistent and avaricious and offer tempting inducements to shippers to divert the products of that region froir their natural channels. Every road which enters this field penetrate the northern counties of Kansas nnd ac lively compotes for the trallic of the region gion , becomes a pillar of home institu tions and homo industry , and as sucl must bo recognized as an hnportan factor in the commercial and in duHtrial development of the state. The now road means more for the expanding panding stock yards and packing Indus try of Omaha than can bo seen at a glance. Penotr.iting the vast cattle ranges of southern Colorado , southerr and western Kansas and Indian Torrl tory , it will become one of the mos prominent contributors to the growth o the market. In fact , the projects al ready matured contemplate extensions of the yards and enlargements of the packing plants to meet the Inei'eased ' tralllu which the now road is certain to bring. TUK XATIOK'S VACAXT LAffDS. There are still in the United States vacant lands enough to constitute a great empire , if they wore all available for boUkmont and cultivation. Ex clusive of Alaska there are nearly six hundred million acres , about half of which are surveyed , and with the northwestern - western territory the total i& nine hun dred and fifty-five million acres. Ne braska has a httlo over eleven million acres of vacant lands , all of wfiich has boon biireyed. . Leaving Alaska out of consideration , there remains a vast area still to bo occupied , so far as it Is availa ble or can bo made so , and a great part of which will doubtless within the life time of another generation betaken taken up and made to contrib ute to the wealth of the na tion. The faccrotary of the Interior , in his annual report , advocates n continu ance of the policy of the government re garding the nubile lands under which such enormously beneficial results have boon attained. IIo believes the ropubllo strengthens permanently Its most sub stantial resources when It converts Its wilds into homes , establishes upon the vacant national domain now territories , and maintains tliem until they come into the union iis prosperous states. But a great deal of this immense em pire of .vacant lands is now unavailable for settlement. There are vast arid areas that must bo provided with ade quate molsturo before they will become of any value. IThoso deserts , In order to bo made productive , must bo reclaimed by Irrigation. In Nebraska , Wyoming , Idaho , Montana , Utah , Nevada , Cole rado , Arizona , Now Mexico and the Dakotns ( hero nro hundreds of thou sands of acres which will have to bo pro vided with a supply of water before the can bo cultivated and made to sus tain an extensive population. Congress has taken stops In this direction , but more liberal and comprehensive legisla tion will bo necessary , and It must como In the not very remote future.Vhllo the figures of the vacant lands of the nation are large , the amount of such lands lit for noltlcmont is comparatively small nnd will meet the demand for only a few years longer. No additional pro vision looking to the reclamation of the arid regions , which constitute PO largo a part of the vacant InndH , Is to bo ex pected at once , but within the next ton years this question will become one of paramount importance and there will bo a general demand for the reclamation of all that portion of the arid region that can bo made available for Eottlcinontand cultivation. a or coxanKss. The second session of the Fifty-first congress , which convenes today , will command hardly loss public interest than did the flrrit session. Since the election there has been tin unlimited amount of speculation tis to what would possibly bo done at the short session , both in the way of new legislation and in undoing , in part at least , some uf that enacted by the present congress. Thus public in terest has been kept active , and It Is likely to continue bo until this congress expires. It Is clearly foreshadowed' the session is to be an exciting as well as an Interesting one , as all short ses sions are , particularly when there Is to bo a transfer of responsibility for future legislation. The democrats , emboldened by the result of the late elections , are expected to show greater persistence and obstinacy in obstructive tactics than during the flr.st session , and it Is safe to predict that there will bo numerous sen sational conflicts. If the republicans are .bio to maintain a quorum , however , the lolicy adopted by the majority will bo Irmly carried out , and while the inn- ority may delay , they will not bo able o defeat any legislation desired by the majority. The question of greatest concern to the country relates to a modification of ho now tariff law , and the prospect of my changes being made is not favorable. These who are in a position to bo bust nforined say that turiiT legislation will play no part in the session , nnd while there will bo numer OIH bills introduced to amend the now law not ono of them is likely to bo given any consideration by the committee on ways and means , without whoso consent bills of this character cannot even got upon the house calendar This is the view of the clerk of the committee , and It is fortified by expressions of repub lican members of the committee whoso influence is likely to bo controlling. It Is not probable that Mr. McKinley can bo persuaded to allow the law to bo in terfered with , and if such is the case ho will undoubtedly command the support of the other republican members of the committee. It is a grave responsibility for a few men to assume In the face o the popular judgment so recently ren dered , but there is every reason lo be lieve they lire prepared to take it. A matter of hardly less importance , which ought to bo disposed of by this congress , is that of a rcapportionmont of representatives. A bill for this purpose will bo brought forward , and however fair and unpartlsnn in ohurae tor it is certain to be vigorously opposed by the minority. Their intention to do this has been distinctly declared , and unless the republicans can maintain the presence of Ji quorum the chances o passing this measure , as well as others will bo small. Another measure whicl may bring on a sharp party conflict is the federal election bill , which is on the calendar of the senate. It Is an opcr question whether it will bo passed or not , although it is the intention of it moro radical supporters to force It to a vote if possible. It will bo necessary in order to do this to change the rules of the senate so that a time may bo fixed when debate shall cease and voting begin , and this would bo very difllcult of accomplishment , because the republic ans are not unanimous in favor of it. The chances are largely agaitibt the pas sage of this measure , not only because of the difficulties to bo overcome , but for the equally potent reason that n number of republican senators are doubtless con vinced that from the point of view of party interest such legislation would at this time be most inexpedient. The great majority of republicans tit the north do not desire it , and the reduced republican represent ation from the south in the next con gress is very convincing evidence that the republicans generally of that section are not favorable to It. The importance of the republicans maintaining the presence of a quorum during the session Is fully realized , nnd of tholr ability to do this there Is some doubt expressed. If they cannot do so thcro will bo very little legislation be yond the passage of the appropriation bill , to which It Is understood the minor ity will make no serious opposition. The plan of the democrats contemplates an extra session of the Fifty-second con gress , and their ollorts will bo diroclod to make this necessary. Till ! franchlsod corporations exist solely off the privileges granted by the people. In many cities they are required to pay a handsome sum annually simply for the privileges granted them. But In Omaha they pay nothing and have ma nipulated city nnd county servants so that .thoir property is assessed out rageously low. Not content with such liberal treatment , they now seek to con trol the politics of the city and foist tholr corrupt tools upon this city as councilmon. Unless the taxpayers rally and dofund tholr Interests , the corpora tion cormorants will soon own the whole city. THE Indian scare Is not half BO trou blesome to South Dakota as the problem of making a quarter of a million of cash pa } ' half a million of expenses. Tins republicans of the Klghth ward have reason to feel satisfied with the nomination of Mr. Charles Brunor. Mr. Brunei- has been a resident of Omaha for more limn twenty years nnd has ul ' ) } } / ) manifested a warm interest ln > ctttho growth and prosperity of" tliis city , For thir teen years lie''was ' connected with the postal delivery * svbtuin and for/our / years was chief of thy carrier delivery depart ment. In the dltjehargo of the arduous labors devolving1 on him , Mr. Brunor ex hibited tjntlrjijrf energy and thor ough ofllclency. Mr. Bruneihas always boon" a staunch re publican anil 'pn political grounds Is entitled to JIIH undivided party Blip- port. While Ins true that ho was one of the twenty-eight delegates who sup ported Broatch a year ago , ho was one of the three or four who declined to en ter Into the plot lo bush\\hackLlnlngcr , nnd has not been in any way Identified with what is known as the Tammany ijnng. Mr. Brunor knows every man , woman and child In the Eighth ward , nnd certainly will know the wants of his constituents as well as any miurtn It. IT Ai'i'KAits to bo the Intention of the federal grand jury at Chicago to probe to the bottom the mutter of rate manip ulations which lias been submitted toll by the Intorsttilo commerce commission. It is announced that when the jury shall have completed the Investigation of the alleged rate manipulations it will turn its attention to passenger affairs and en deavor to place the responsibility for the blocks of cut rate tickets that have re cently boon disturbing the market. It is also said to bo the Intention of the ju dicial officers to bring about the Indict- iiont of as many of tlio law-breakers as lossiblo. This Indicates a serious pur- iose on the part of the commission to nforco the law , nnd If It shall prove o bo so that body may bo .ssurcd of hearty public approval. An nteresting feature of the pending in- cstigation is the case of Charles Conn- ohnan , the grain dealer who declined to nswer the questldns put to him by the grand jury as to the allegation that ho received special rates and rebates. Ills ground for declining to answer was that o do so would tend to criminate him- elf , and the case still awaits the opinion if Judge Grcsham. It will probably bo 'urried ' to the supreme court , as involv- ng a constitutional question. These H'oceedings have an interest for the people of tlio whole country , and par- icularly so for these of the west , where ho ofl'octs oi unlawful rate munipula < tions have been most felt. Tun Woih1-H < rulda.nCL Mr. Hitchcock are welcome to all the glory they can get i'om the triumph of the trinity of ogues who have carried the republican primaries under .the gallant leadership of Llroatch , by the aid of tax-eaters , boodllng conlractors , hired hoodlums nnd the hordes of the corporations who have their deadly grip upon the throats of Omaha taxpayers. A few moro such victories will rouse our clllzcns to a realization of tlio fact , patent already to everybody , that the World-Herald and its proprietor are in league with the worst gang of .municipal plunderers and boodlcrs that have .over had control of our city govorhmcnt. ' i Mil. Ser , PJIIXCK of the Windsor hotel has received the unanimous en dorsement of the republicans of the Third ward for the seat to bo vacated by 1'at Ford. Mr , Prince is so well known to nil residents of the waid that it is hardly necessary for TUB BHK to coin mend him to their enthusiastic support. While the Third ward has all the im provements in the way of paving ant ! grading that can bo made thcro , and the greater portion of the ward is covorcc : by business blocks , there is much that A Prince can and will do for the prop erty owners and taxpayers by vigilant exercise of business methods and weed ing out barnacles. Mni.virLis , RiiiiriCLD. who has boon nominated by the republicans of the Second ward as a candidate for the council , is a , young man of excellent character and sterling integrity. IIo has been raised In this city and all his Interests tire identified with its growth and prosperity. IIo is well qualified to represent the Second ward , and is thor oughly familiar with ils wants. A bet ter man could not have been chosen for the place. WITH all the lavish expenditure of corporation money nnd the desperate exertions of nearly all the city employes from Blrkhausor down to Major Dennis , the " "watchdog of the treasury" failed to carry the Fourth ward by a majority , and only slipped through because his opposition was divided. It will bo an other thing for Mr. Wheclor to slip through next Tuesday. HON. CHRIST SPKCIIT has after rc- Itouted solicitations of the best people of the Sixth ward , consented to servo them in the city council. IIo Is ono of our most enterprising and pushing citi zens , has always been a hirgo employer of labor and always hasenjoyed tlio good will of the workingmen. The Sixth ward will find iu . ] ilm a very active and useful roprcsonfajivo. Mil. McCoYjit'ho republican nominee for the council 'In the Firat ward Is a workingman who has always had the confidence of m5 omployos nnd the re spect of his subordinates. IIo has boon a resident of tfikfirst ward many years nnd will if elected dovolo his best ener gies to promoto-hnprovomonts projected for or needed by-j no ward. Mil. Faun , the , plumbing contractor of the city hall , was the most active worker for Councilman" ' Davis at the Ninth ward primariel ' 'Why ' did this contrac tor tuko such deep interest in Davis if there was nothing in the charge that Mr , Rowe has made against the city hall jobbers. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ IT Is a significant fact that a majority of the city sinecures worked for Wheeler hi the Fourth ward. The "watchdog of the treasury" will see to It that the city keeps them on the pay roll , Tun franchlsod corporations stuck to tholr friends , the combine , nnd pulled the leaders through n mighty small hole. Tmnuc is no mistaking the Issue be fore the voters. The prosperity of the city demands the repudiation of the con spirators , whoso solo ambition is to fatten themselves nnd lavish public privileges on corporation ? , WK shall presently see whether the l > coplo or the corporations shall rule Omaha for the next two years. In Justice to Mr. Jon OH. Chltaan 7'r/iinif. ( A Georgia paper compares tbo Her. Sam Jones to Sitting , Dull. This Is hardly fmr. Mr. Jones may bo a less polished orator tlma old Sitting Hull , but ho Is not a coward. The lOiscnco or Cruelty. JWie l"oi fc M'orM. The very essence of cruelty Is practiced toward tramps In Iowa. "When ono Is Jailed the law requires that all sporting papers shall bo kept from lilm. An Incarcerated tramp without his sporting paper Is a forlorn spectacle indeed and truly. A Monaco to 1'nbllc llotton Olube. The gigantic railroad trust that Is now bo- llovod to bo forming under the management of Gould , lluutlngton and Hockafeller three men whoso combined wealth Is not less than $300,000,000-ls clearly n menace to the pub lic rights mnl public : safety. Neither protec tion , revenue tariff , nor free trade will curb n trust of this character. If It Is over to bo itirboii other means must be found. MIA VK A St. Joseph News : "I'm feeling groggy , " is the pugilist said when ho put dowu an ther cocktail. St. Joseph News : The miller finds life to jo ono continual grind. Now Orleans Picayune : Flattery pats a tupld younjf man on tbo head aud ho wags Inisclf. Oil City Dllz/anl : Just think of It-n good lorso moat dinner can now bo hud In Berlin 'or 5 cents I Yum , yum. Chicago Times : Her chin being chapped iho said to her mother : "Please put some cold cream on my chin , mamuiu , It's so rest less ! " Epoch : Young Dolloy I hear , Miss Amy , .hat you girls have formed a temperance so- ioty. Amy Yes , Indeed. Our motto Is , 'Tho lip * that toucli beer shall never touch mine.1 Dolloy That lets mo In. I drink nothing but whisky. Dotiolt Free Press : Hotel Cleric I can give you a pleasant room on the top lloor , sir , but you will ha\o to pass the servants' quar- .crs to cot to it. Guest O , that's nil right. I expect to pass "em " quarters to get anything. Now York Sun : "IIo 'is wedded to his art , " said Hicks , apropos of Slcctchly , the artist. "You're wrong. Ho pays too much atten Ion to his art to bo wedded to it. IIo Is en gaged to It , " retorted Mrs. Hicks , scornfully. Fllegendo Blaettcr : "Will you think of mo very o/ten / while you are awav , dearest John ! " 'But. Emily , you know that this Is to bo a pleasure trip. " Now York Sun : Dashaway I had n funny thing happen last night. 1 was Invited out o a little poker party , nnd who should meet there but a man who used to be my sunday school teacher. Cloverton Ha , hat Mow did you como outl Dasuaway O , I wouldn't play. Detroit Free Press : Lucy Emma and I went fishing yesterday and made a very nar- now escape. Ada Did you fall in ? Lucy No ; wo cnmo very near catching n fish , and there wasn't anyone there to take It off. off.Chicago Chicago Inter Ocean : Tomdik-Tho old god of wino was Minerva , I believe ? McClammy 0 no ; Bacchus was the god of wino. Tomdlk Is that so ? Then why does Pee hi "The Haven" refer to a bust of Pallas ? "What brought the wrinkles In that man's face , papal" "Care. " "Ohl What brought the wrinkles In his coat , papal" "Want of care. " Wlbblo You may talk against the freaks of fashion all jou wish , but she has made a hit for once. "Wnbblo In what way ? Wlbble-Why , In making the slim girl fashionable at a time when provisions are so high. TIIR Girls wore given the places of flnisncrs In an Indianapolis desk factory. Nearly all the mon who managed the sur face railroad strikes In 18SU are out of the railroad business , having bocn blacklisted. A "labor" candidate in Ohio was expelled from the Knights of Labor while master workman for being in the employ of tbo enemy. The miners' unions in Great Britain have doubled In n year. One is S.0,000 ! ahead In the same time. Advances of 40 per cent in wages have been won. A New York paper states that 00 per cent of the telegraph oper.Uois of the Western Union nnd Postal telegraph companies have recently organized to secure increase of salurlo-i. The Brooklyn Workmen's furniture insur- mifO fund has 0'Jt'J members. The treasur er's books show total assets to the amount of $2S,1N.UO. The value insured is given at JviB3S,7ii5. The Brooklyn Reliance Labor club is com posed of nmrblecutters and tholr employers. An eight-hour dny will begin In February. The lowesfpuy for cutters Is fixed at $11.50 and carvers f I. Tuo Carpenter says the United brother hood now has ir local unions nnd SO , 100 en rolled members. It also says that hcrcaftor the United brotherhood will recognl/o the cards of the Amalgamated society. According to reports which have lately been published , CJermany employs 5,000,000 , of her women In Industrial pursuits ; Knglanil , 4,000,000 ; France , : iT50,000 ; Italy , 3,500,000 , and Austria-Hungary about the same num ber. President L. L. Polk of the National Fnrinom' Allmnco nnd Industrial union , is authority for the st'itomont that thu alliance is represented in thirty-live states byi. : . > ,000 lodges , which have a total membership of y.ooo.ooo. The minister of the exterior of Franco is collecting statistics In regard to the condi tions of labor from all countries for the pur pose ) of making suiwo-ttloiis how to obviate pernicious competition of the industries of the different nations of the world. ft is not long since that hod-cnrrlcrs were regarded as qulto unworthy of thu notica of bosses. Things hava changed , at least in St. Louis , whorehod-carrlersgetM uday forclgtit hours , while carpenters receive only tJ-SOfor the same time , Thn hod-cnrriors orcanliod nnd had the courage of conviction. In Manchester , N. II. , a loom flxcr on plain work receives from ? 1.7fi to $ 'J per day and f'J.M per day for fancy work. The numbar of looms under charge of each man is luss than In Lowell. In Nashua the loom llxor on plain work receives $1.75 per dny ; In Law rence , $ li f > on plain work and $ J to 2.25 per day on fancy work , Knglisu mining statlutlca , as given In the report of the Inspectors of minus for 1880 , show -189,170 people employed underground ; 117 , 71 ! abovn ground nndnbout the mines ; out put of coal , 170,91 ( l.T'-t tons , as compared with 1G0K151U , ( ! ! tons in Ihs8. The output of iron ere in ISbUvas 8-70MJ tonsngalnst8imoi-J : tons in 16S8 , on average of lUWM.iM ) tons for the lifteen years of laTii-Sr. ' During 18TJ5-7T Inclusive the output was about 12.000,000 tons per annum. The accident list includes 8 IS accidents and 1,018 persons killed In 18b9. Tlio ratio of fatal accidents to persons em ployed wau ono for ovury 005 persons , against ono to every 053 persons employed In 188S ) , one to KU In 1S37 , and one to ( Hi la 1830. COY , THE F1NGERIESS FORGER , By Some Smooth Work Ho Secured Neatly Fire Hundred Dollars. ALSO DESERTED HIS NEWLY WEDDED WIFE , How n Drunken Howdy Attempted tn Hun a Tliontrn Onliiliig Time for Murderer Nell Lin- coin Notes , LINCOLN , Neb. , Nov. SO. [ Special to THE DRB. ] For a number of days Assistant lounty Attorney Strode has been quietly ilannlng the arrest of Qeorgo C. Coy , who Is ivntiteJ hero for forging the tiamos of A. O. iVllson mid J.V. . Castor to notes aKgrcgat- ngISO. The whereabouts of the culprit had been discovered , oxtnulltioa papers were ecu rod , and all arrangements made quietly 'or arresting him. Yesterday afternoon Messrs. Wlsou and Castor wcro In the city at the request of Attorney Strode , who ivtshcd to begin formulating bis chain of evi dence. The first thlup Wilson and Castor did was to hunt up the newspaper men and give the whole plan of capture away. As a result , Coy will take alarm and Ily to other parts. Slrodo Is very nni/ry , and Wilson nnd Castor nro kicking themselves for bcliiR such big chumps. Coy was formerly a young fanner near taymond , but came to the city to make a llv- \\S \ by his wits. Ho selected gambling llrst as a means of livelihood and after his wlfo died ho turned forger. Just a year r.go ho iold a team of mules to A. O. Wilson for $ JIO. Not having tlio money Wilson gave his note for the amount payable la ono jo.ir , J. W. Carter going his security. Coy then wrote out two dunlicutes of this note , and succeeded In KCttiiiK all three notes cashed. The original note wus cashed at the First National baukwhilo the forneilcs uoro sold to the Lincoln National bank and a farmer named IJell. A strange part of the story Ii the fact that Coy , although BO skillful In Mining other persons' names , has 110 lingers on the hand with which ho writes , n strap nfilxcd to the mutilated hand answering the purpose of those useful members. After securing the money Coy married a young woman hero , lived with her two days and then fled to unkaown parts. The for geries wcro never discovered until a few clays ago , w hen three different persons notllled Wilson of having a note for $240 against him , and then the cunning scheme of the fellow came to light for the llrst time. NOTICB TO COMIU11UTOU3. STATE or Nhimsillvucwvn DnniiT- MUM , LINCOLN , Nov. 'J'.l , IS'JO. The duties in connection with furnishing relief for our destitute pcoplo have Increased to such an extent that it becomes necessary to have n moro perfcotorganization. I have therefore appointed C. W Mosher , president of the Capital National bank of Lincoln , as treasurer of the state relief com mittee. I have also appointed AV. N. Noson , secre tary of the board of trade of Omaha : 11. B. Urccrof Kearney , president of the stnto boardof agriculture ; John Fitzgerald , C. W. Mosher and Louis A. Meyer of Lincoln , as on advisor } ' board to act in conjunction with Dr. O.V. . Martin and Hev. L. P. Luclden , the two latter gentlemen having the entire distribution of all contributions of provision , clothing , fuel and moneys. When notified by the committees in different cities nud towns of supplies ready to bo shipped , they inform the committees where to ship them. All parties having funds' already collected , or that may hereafter bo collected are re quested to fonvaid the same to C. W. Mosher , csq. , treasurer of the state relief committee , who will return receipts for tbo samo. This course becomes necessary in order to prevent confusion nnd the doubling up of supplies nt one point by dlflcrent par ties sending thorn. Thcro must bo ono cen tral head to direct whore the different lots shall bo sent. Moneys collected will bo used la payment mostly for coal at the mines and also for provisions. . contributors \ \ may rest assured that every precaution has been taken nnd every safeguard drawn around the distiibutlon of supplies that intelligence ) and foresight ran provide. Wo are determined that the gener ous donations of the pcoplo shall reach the parties whoso condition requires them. There will bo a rigid accounting for every dollar of money contributed , uhoro it goes , to whom given and for what it was Intended. Jon.vM. TiiA-\Eit , Governor. A IIOWIIT I111OU01IT TO TISIB. A young man by the name of Ernest Funito has been making himself a decided nuisance of late about the , opera house. His father was the person who constructed that build ing and the young fellow scorns to think for that reason that ho owns the bouse and is manager of it as well. Oidy a short time shire , it is said , young Fcinko went behind the scenes and nourishing a revolver declared Ids Intention of running everything to suit himself. The chorus girls wcro frightened almost out of their wits by the would-be cow boy demonstration and In the confusion that followed the play was delayed about half nn hour whllo an opera house full of pcoplo impatiently waited.Again , night before last , it Is reportedthatFunkonttcmpt- cd n repetition of his previous act of rowdy ism. Ho went behind the scenes drunk , as before , and proceeded to mnko his presence felt. The police were called for and In re- ap.inco thrco stnlwirt ofllcors appeared. Before - fore Iho drunken fellow could make any re sistance ho was dragged down the back stair way by the three policemen and the prepara. tions for the play proceeded. OAINISO TIMK rOll Ml UDUtinit NKIt. . The attorneys for Murderer Kd Neil have not yet mod their briefs in tbosnrpremo court' , and as a matter of course the case goes over until the February term. Thus Neil is given an Indefinite lease of life. ri.KCTItlO AI.MIM Miri.UINTCXDEN'T. Now that the council has made arrange inents for nllro and police aiarir electric sy.s tern , there Is considerable ) conjecture as to who shall bo appointed supoilntendcnt of the system. It is urged that such nn ofllcial bo nn electrical oxpoi land for this reason tbo friends of Oeorgo H. Shepherd , manager of the Postal telegraph company , nro presenting his numo for the position. * Fire Chief Nowbcrry Is opposed to having nuy snperiiiteiulentappolnted.and ho believes that ho can manage the work himself. Alba Mason , a fifteen-year-old boy , loft West Lincoln ut it p. in , Saturday to return to the homo for the friendless , but has not been seen elneo. The supreme court has adjourned to moot Tuesday , December U , when only two cases will bo tiled , as follows : The state , on bo- hnlf of Packard , vs Wilson , and the state , on behalf of Fowlic , VH Painter. The ladies of the Holy Trinity church will hold a festival of days at Temple hall on Wednesday , Thursday atul Friday. lllshop Boimcum left last evening for Crete to dedicate today the new Bohemian church in that city. Fifteen years ago Mrs. Mary Coffmaii ac- culcntallv ran a needle into her nldo. Yes terday thci fragment was extracted from the palm of her hand by a physician. DOCH Dim Keillor Sleep ? CMtatji Kcit'i. If there be anything that can pnlllnto the crime of sulcldo , that thing is Insomnia. The three cases of self murder recently rocordei as the confessions of defeat of ini'ii Hiifforint from the malady seem to Indicate that il Is not by any means dying out among the too- nervous American people. If piofessldna prldo ha ? anything to do with the discovery of preventives and cures , medical men may vemcmbcr that the man or school that first liscloses a positive relief for this uhastly ail- inont will bo npothoosl/ctl as long as the ox cltiblo Yankee typo exists. Tbo Pnrablo of tlio Call' CMcayn Intcr-Octiiit. The Globe-Democrat thliiki that "tho dem ocratic party ought to bo strong enough now to allow n fair vote in the south. " That ro mhi'ls ono of the story of thu Irishman that trained his calf to llvo without eating , but Just us ho perfected bis work the calf died That la what would happou to democrac-j wcro "u fair vote and an honest count" nl lowed. _ Fifty union men nold public ofllco iu Now York and Urooldya. A'Rlt'H * ' THK S011TUWKSV , NohrnHkn. Fairmont Hopes to secure nnothcr railroad. The Klrst Presbyterian church at Urcshaui vlll ho dedicated next Sunday. A ramp of Sons of Veterans has lioon orga- lucil at Llllor wltb twonty-twu members , Nlnoty-3ovca converts have Joined the ilothouist church at Douglas la the past two nonths. The savlnRs bank system In the Schuylor cbools has resulted In over $100 being dcpos. ted by the children Whllo washing windows Mrs. J.V. . Una- , nil of Tender lost her balance and fell , iroaldtic several ribs. Tlio old settlers of Stnnton county have ortfam/cd na association and a banquet will bo fc'lvcn nt I'clgcr December ! Ti. A thief broke into a bo < car at Ibincroft mil stole several boxes of clpavsaiid fur cap- * . lo was airostcd but nindo his wcnpe. O'Neill yoiinir men are circulating a paper around town nnd spcurliiR signatures for the nirposo of organizing a military company. Kiirtiiors living no.ir Toblus liavo been con- ildei.ibly oxclled over the uppearanco of a laiitlioi- , which has killed a number of lie s. Hoynl lluck , at ono time well known hroiiKbout Nebraska anil fonnurly editor of the Nebraska City Press , died at IJrnnch- vllU > , Md.Nmember , SI. The Hroivuvllla ferry has to run day and light to nccoiniiicxlnto the travel on that onto. The removal of tlio pontoon bridge at Nebraska City holpi it sonic. Henry HORRO , a farmer who has lived no.ir Mllford for twenty joars , Is reported to h.ivo Iccninpocl , tnldtiK with htm eonsldcmblo nonoy belonijiiif ; to bis nrlithbois and the wife of Arthur AVIttcnUnnip. Ho leaves a wife and daughter. The SprniBVlew Kcpublirau reports that over ono hundred families have liu't Keya I'aha county on aciwmt of the Indian scare , ind moro will follow. A fort has boon erected aUSpilnirvlow which has been chris tened "Fort White Gut. " The passcnper trains poliiKWOst for several Jays have boon almost empty , whllo these golnp east are loaded down to thoboarhiRs , says the livening Democrat. If tbo reds post- ) ono their campaign a few days longer tliov will cxpetlcnco a scarcity of swlps. The expert who has been examining the -4 joolts of the Stanton county ofllclals for the - [ > iust ten ycais hns tx'iwrttM two ex-county [ lorlts and three ex-treasurers short lu imounta raiiRliiR from fi' > 0 to ? JXK , ( ) . The county commissioners have approved the re port. In an examination of a man charged with r insanity before the Insauo commission of Orcclcv county last woclt , says the ( Jrenlov lirr.ild , a witness who testified that ho thought the man. iniano Riue , anionp othoi reasons for this conclusion , that ttio Datlcnt washed his face three times a day. If this is a true test of Iho question of sanity wo con sider this a mighty suno county. Thcro are US inmates lu the Gerinin orphan asylum at Duuuquo , Atlantic's puddiis ; house will begin opura- tions in a few days. The Davenport city council has ordered the electric light towers in that city to bo taken down , The Western Iowa Horticultural society will meet in annual s&blon at Atlantic December - comber 1) ) , 10 and 11. The Into Mrs. Fcjorvnry of Davenport be- quoathcd $10,001 for the euro of the siclr poor people In Mercy hospital , thntcily. James R Peterson and Miss limillo Cocllio Laveso Thomluo Sindnhl applied for a mar riage license at Waterloo the other day. At tbo September term of court at Oikn- loosa thcro ucro twenty-four divorce cns > oa The December ono comes on with t\\cnty new ones. Since January 1,1SOO , O. B. Sweet , the poultry dealer of Kcokulc , has dressed U'J.,150 tiens , 13,607 roosters and 7,7 ttukoys ; the total weight being 1,012,517 pounds. John Hanson Craig , the largest man in the world , Is a native of low.i City. Ho is thlrtv llvo yuan of ngu and tips thu beam nt DO ? pounds. IIo now resides at Danville , Ind. Sometimes streaks of bid luck and good luck follow each other in quick succession The other day a Kockwoll City man fell from the roof of n house and broke his leg nnd the day follo\vlng hUvifo applied for a divorce. Fifteen years ape Ed Brltton of Wcllman had a doron photographs tultcn in lown City , ordering them to bo forwarded by mall. Then wcro duly forwarded and have Just been re colvod by the owner , having been on tbo road evorblnco. A witness in a Black Hawk county court the other dny , wlillo giving his testimony , chewed tobacco so industriously that the JudRO informed him his spitting consumed too much of the time of the court and rs' quested him to "let up. " ' For some time past D.ivld JolitHon , war Waterloo , has been losing hogs from what lie supposed wna hog choleiii. Ho has lost .six teen which would \\oijihSOO pounds apiece The other day ho noticed n white worm hang ing from the mouth of ono of the sick nnlnmlb The worm was about ten inches Ipng , and after the hop died cpiito a bunch of the o worms was found in Its throat. Mr , Johnson is doctoring the other hogs to see if thu worms nro not the causa of their sickness. The Two Dakota * . The Catholic fair at Grand Forks netted a llttlo over si,0X ; ( ) . Worlc U progressing rapldlv ou Chamber lain's new ? lfi,0 ( > 0 school building. H. , T. Fowler of Sioux Falls , nn old soldier , who has met many reverses of late , is to bu admitted to the soldiers' homo , Four Rapid City hunters snt-nt flvo weeks north of the I.ittlo Mihsouri In Montana and killed eljihty-Miven deer and antelopu. llov. S. M. Wilcox of Alexandria , Minn. , has accepted the pastorship of thu Plymouth Congregational church at Grand Forks Kumff Urot. have completed their now tow mill at Madison. It Is twice tlio si/o ol the old ono and supplied with new machinery. Llttlo Hurry Smith , the adopted son of Dr Smith of Bridge water , In a candidate for thn reform school. Ho bus boon stealing small sums of money , and recently obtained pos bosslon of the doctor's pistol and attempted to shoot him. Kol Star of Dcadwood , tbo republican can- dldato for representative , will contest thn election of MuLooil , the independent c.md1- duU ) . The four defeated independent candi- nates for representative from tbo same dis tiictwill also contest the election of ttio republicans who hold ccitlllcates of election John P Holding , administrator of the eV tate of Merrltt J , I3elding , deceased , lias commenced nn action in the circuit con it against the Black Hills and Fort I'ioCru riiilrond company to recover f.)0,000 damage * for having caused the doatb of Morritt J.Hol ding of Lead City , by negligence whllo run ning Its trains from Lead City to Piedmont , on September 11 ! , last. A young llttlo thing that trips thought fan tastic in the sawdust nt tlio ( loin nnd ncc-n- slonallvslngi a sentimental song , entitled "Mother's Teeth Are Plugged With Tin , " grew jealous of her lover and poured about n gallon of laudanum down her swnn-hko tin oat , savs iho Dead wood Pioneer Hhowas discovered shortly after by another of the gills , who rushed off and summoned Ur Pad dock. WHOM the doctor arrived the maiden was in a eom.ttosa condition , and it took two hours' worn to resuscitate her. OMAHA LOAN AND TRUST COMPANY , Subscribed and Guuranfjod Oapltal..l > 00,000 1'ald InOapltal 3M.CXW lluys and soils stookn and bonds ! nogntlntns commurotal paper ! rocolvcn and oxoeutqi and trusloo of trusts ; nets us transfer asunl corporations , taUoi churgo of property , col lects taxes. Omaha Loan&TrustCo SAVINGS BANK. S. E. Cor. 10th and Douglas Sta. 1'ald InOunltal I 5).WO Hubscrlbutl uncl Guaranteed Capital. . . . 100.001 Liability of Stockholders 2UO.CM 6 Per Cent Inloreit I'ald on Depotilts. 1'UANK J. I.A.NOK. Ouililor. Olllceri ! A . U. Wymun , prfitldoiit. J. J. llrown , vlco-pruildent , W. T. Wjrman. treasurer. Ilruuton-A ) ; , U , Wrniin , J. U , Mlllurd , J. J , llrown. Quy O..Iltrton , K. W. Nuiu , I , . UlutMOl , Ceorgo II. LUk * .