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THE OMAHA DAILY SATURDAY , APRIL 16. 1892.
THE DAILY BEE P. nosRWATKK. Knrron. PUBUSHHD EVERY MORNING. OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE CITY TMtMS OP SUIISCUII'TION. TliillrHfnfwillioiit Sunday ) Ono Vcnr. . . . J M ftallrniiil Sunday , Ono Yenr. . ij j" > Throe Moulin. . . . . . . X ft Himlny Her. Ono Yry. . - Paiimfny lice , Ono our . \ ' Weekly lice. Uno Year. . . . . . ' 01 ncns Omnhn.TJioHrolln1lil.liur. FotilliOinnhn , corner N nncl SGth Streets. Coutinll III" IK 12 IVarl yiroot. blilcncn OfllCP. ! l 7 llinml c r of Commerce. Now Ynrk.IiootnK 1 ' . 14 nnil l.vrrlbuno llulldln ? Washington , 613 Fourteenth btroot. All comtminlcntlnni i roliitlnit to nowi i anil edltorlnl n.ntlcr . slioutd bo nddrossod tc Hie LdllprIM Department. All limlm-fn loiter * ami remittance * Mio'ild I P ntKlriwd to The lire 1'nbllshlne Coniimnv. Omnlm Drafts , checks iiiul iiostolllcp onion to bo mndo jinyivblo to llio ordorof Uio torn- tinny. tinny.to EEC PBlsliinE Cmiiaiy invouN I TATKM INT : ov OIHOUI.A.TION. btulonf Ni'brnika , I. , County of Donelni. s OoorKo II. IVscImck , secretary of The Hoe I'nlillRiiliu coTiiiiany. iloon solumnlv swear that the nctunl circulation or Tint UAti.v II M- . for tli week ondliiB April P , lf > 0- , was as fol lows : Hiindny. Aprlin . . ' < ? . MnndHV. AprlH . 2.01.1 Tuiwlay. Aprils . * > ? Wednesday. April 5 . 2WJ Thursday. April 7 . WMi ' . " I'rldny. Aprils Balurday , April U . " _ 1" Avcrajo . B , : S or.oiiai : it. T/.SOIIUOIC. Sworn to lioforo mo nnd snb erlbud In my iiroscnuo ihlsOlh duy of April. A. ! > . i we. hLM" N > I I * I'll. . " Notary 1'iibllo. _ t'lrmliitlnn Inr Krlimnry Hl.filO. 1 'Aim iis leaving the city can hnvo TiiKUni : mailed to thorn for any lonpih of time by leaving tliolr orders at Tin : Um : onico. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ WYOMINO outtlo kings will not at tempt to control the cutllo country hereafter - after with Imported Hums from Toxas. OltKOON' votes in .luno but Jonah Cleveland will not bo invited to par ticipate in the campaign. Rhode Island and its bitter griot are still fresh in memory. ANOTiir.it resolution has boon fired from the Board of Public Works gun at Street Sweeping Contractor Squires. It merely splattered the contractor with Omaha mud and nothing moro. HANCUMCN are not rustlers In the technical Wyoming sense , but tlioy are rustlers in the sense of possessing a remarkable " thoro" at markable faculty of "getting the right time and in proper strength to ward oil invaders. Tim park obstructionists are the gen tlemen with lands to sell who propose to enjoin condemnation proceedings in order , if possible , to force the council to purchase their lands at high prices. They may discover their mistake when it is too lato. CONOUKSS Is likely to pass a law fil ing a national standard for grading grain. This is a move in the right direction. If the proposed measure be comes a law it will do away with the present methods of the grain centers And prevent unfair discriminations. SOMI : congressman shou'd now sneak Into the Itccord a coinoloto copy of "Kroutx.cr Sonata , " nnd then without doubt the abuses to which the ll'cord is subject will bo forever abandoned. It is fully as reasonable as to force a copy righted publication like Henry Goorgo'a book on protection und free trade into the record of the proceeding * of con gress under the eulso of a speech. OMAHA will have the sympathy and coopurallon of the grain dcalnrs and grnln shippers of the state in her efforts to build up here n local grain market. Now lot the Uoiird of Trade devote itself to the enterprise of securing flour ing mills , cereal mills , malt houses and storugo elevators. Once have those es tablishments there will bo no dllllculty about making Omaha a grain market GINTUAI , MANAGKIC BAIICOCK is au- thoritv for the statement that the addi tions to the stockyards and packinghouses - houses nro to bo pushed as fast m weather , money nnd men will permit. . If men enough to do the work can be engaged the improvement * will bo com' plotod within three months. When com' plutod the packing facilities added wll ! bo equal to the largest packing-house now In operation at South Omaha. Tin : antl-froo coinage democrat ; 7nlghl have called Mr. Bryan's attontloi to the significant fact that Ills favorite candidate for president , Govornoi Horace li Boios of Iowa , was the guos' ' of the Groystono club of Denver no long Blnco , where ho was expected t ( declare himself for free silver , but Iu studiously Ignored the subject. Per haps Mr. Boios is a coward and dare no dollno his position. "God hates i coward. " WHILE Tun Bui : has not favored th retention of the caucus as part of th primary election machinery the fac that the committee has concluded t continue the caucus under cortal restrictions makes it the starting poin of the impending campaign. Kvory re publican should therefore make it hi business to attend his ward caucus thl evening. The time llxcd ( or these ciu : cusos and the places where they ar to bo hold are to bo fauna in anotho column. TUB men who declaim against TH BKK ns an obstructionist because i opposes the payment of oxtravagar prices for park lands hud bettor prov their faith In Omaha by their world Most of them have made fortunes b holding onto their unimproved lots an lands. When they have done us muc for promoting the growth of Omaha n Tin : BKK has , when they have con trlbuted to great public enterprises an when they have invested hundreds e thousands of dollars in monumuntt buildings it will bo pardonable for thoi to stlguiatlzo Tim BKI : as a uioaabau and obstructloiiUt. OK.WOrK.tTS OIVK UP JVBir Slnco the Hhodo Island election the moro clear headed among the democratic loaders have about abandoned nil hope of carrying any of the Now Kngland slntci. Before th it defeat some of them had counted confidently upon carrying nt least three of those states , among them "Massachusetts In the event of Mr. Cleveland balng the candidate. The urospects of the party In tint section wore staked upon Rhode Island , and the party throw Into the campaign all the energy and Inllnonco It could command. It sent there Its bast nv.illablo paikora nnd its loading candidate for the presi dency and hlgli priest of tarllT reform. It flooded the little commonwealth with literature attacking the policy of pro tection and preached tariff reform in every city , town and hamlotof the st-ato. It presented but thU ono hsuo , slual- ously Ignoring fronsilvor , which a la go majority of the pirty In the country de mands. It organized and carried on the most vigorous nnd aggressive campaign in the history of ll'iotlo Island , and It suffered what under the circumstances must fairly be regarded as an over whelming defeat. If suuh efforts could not win In a state where the conditions seemed so favor able to success , there Is obviously no hope for the democracy In ether states where like conditions favoring that party do not exist in equal degree. The returns show that In the prlnclp.il man ufacturing towns of Uhodo Inland the republicans made lioavy gains. This is substantial and conclusive evidence that the workers In the mills and fac tories of that state do not want tariff reform on the democratic plun. It was a distinct rebuke of the action of the democratic house of representatives in attacking the wool schedule of the tariff and of its entire policy regarding the tariff. What good reason can bo given for expecting a different verdict lu the manufacturing slates of Massachusetts and Connecticut , whoso industries are as vitally concerned in the maintenance of the protection policy as are those of Uhodo Island ? But it is not this alone which renders the cause of the democratic party In the Now England states hopeless. The fact that a largo majority of the party in the country favors the free and unlimited coinage of silver is no loss potent In its iulluonco upon the voters of that section. They are not deceived by the temporary defeat of free silver legislation in a democratic house , or by ho circumstance that certain loaders gnoro this question as a m ittor of pros- nt expediency. They understand that t the next congress and the next ad- ninistration should bo democratic logls- ntion for the free and unlimited coinage f silver would bo inevitable. Quito as nueli , therefore , to maintain u sound and .table . currency as to prevent an unwise uid Injurious interference with the tarilt lie states of Now England may safely bo counted upon to give their oloctorril otos to the republican candidate for president. AXX.IOUS MIADEItS. It is oa y to believe the statement that ho democratic loaders of the house of oprosontativos are anxious and uneasy. The unpromising1 outlook for the party ind concern for their own political fu- uro wilt account for this. It is said that hovoral conferences have recently neon hold to discuss the condition of business in the house , with a view to an energetic olTort to bring tlio session to iin end as soon as practicable. Those who desire this are confronted by several serious obstacles , chief among which is the difficulty of reconciling the differen ces between the Crisp and anti-Crisp fac tions. All efforts to bring this about have thus far failed , and it is said that many of the supporters of the .Mills plan of tariff revision now assort moro strongly than ever that the policy ; idoptod by Springer and a majority of his democratic colleagues of the ways and moans committee was not on y wrong In every sense , but that its fail ure has already boon demonstrated. The plain truth regarding the demo cratic majority in the house of repre sentatives is , that cowardice and imbe- illty have marked its entire conduct thus far , and this applies equally to both factions. The course adopted regarding the tariff was a surrender of the position of the party , which was distinctly pledged to a measure of general revision. The attitude of Mills and his followers In this matter was straightforward and honest , and had their counsul prevailed the party would at least have the credit of making a courageous effort to carry out its promise , but us it is the scheme of tariff reform adopted is regarded by the country as a ludicrous failure. On the ether hand , the position of tin Mills following regarding silver , in their ef fort to postpone its consideration as a matter of political expediency , was equally dishonest , and while it deceived nobody it illustrated the cowardice of the party ana its aptitude for false pre tenses. The two democratic factions In the house have boon in an almost conslanl warfare slnco the session commenced nnd the minority faction has boon grow ing steadily moro indifferent regarding mutters of legislation. The Bpoakot has rendered himself unpopular by hie arbitrary rulings nnd dogmatic methods ; the cheeseparing chairman of the ap propriations committee , Holman , hat made trouble that has delayed the work of the committee , and altogether thh democratic house has given anothoi striking example of the capacity of the party for folly and blundering , Then is small probability of any improvement ana this being the case it is not surnrls- ing that some of the loaders are unoas ; and anxious to bring the session to at ! end as soon as practicable. fnmas. In this climate the working season begins gins about the first of May and ondi November 1st or a few weeks later During this full half of the year mos of our material progress Is mado. I therefore becomes the moro necossury ti begin promptly with public work whoi tlio winter is finally ended , in order tha wo shall accomplish as much as posslbl during the comparatively short porloi of activity. The city council , Board of Publi Works und ether bodies charged will the publlo works should therefore mak < haste with their preliminary prepara tions to the end Unit as soon as the weather is suitable contractors may begin work. Wo should expend every dollar available In paving , repairing , grading , viaduct building and sewerage the present season. There are hundreds of honest men In Omaha anxiously waiting for work and wngcsnncl the city government owes It to them to place both within their roach at the earliest possible moment. IA > r n similar reason the proposition for bonds to the Nebraska Central rail road should bo submitted without do- lay. If the subsidy is voted that cor poration can and probably will begin its work before the summer Is over. Its plan as outlined will necessitate the em ployment of u largo foico of laborers and thus add another ek'inent of pros perity to Omaha. Should the council decide to accept the city attorney's interpretation of the charter provisions relative to condem nation of park and boulevard lands , un- Icbs obstructionists interpose injunc tions , employment can bo given to scores of laborers in the ImproYQmont of the parks and boulevards by midsum mer. mer.All these public enterprises should bo pushed with nil possible speed to the point of actual employment of labor. Thou with the federal building , the school buildings , the stock yard and packing house extensions , the private enterprises and the public works wo shall see an army of men lately Idle busily en gaged earning wages and contributing products of their labor to the general the business welfare of the city. The motto of ovcry cltl/en of Omaha in both pub lic and private lifo for this year should bo "push things. " Tin : action of the executive committee - too of the Georgia slate alliance , in pass ing a resolution requiring that alliances in that Htato which have entered the people's party shall rescind that action or surrender their charters , is siLMiili- cant. It is probably the beginning of a movement , inaugurated at the instance of democratic loaders in the south , to check whatever tendency there in ly bo in that section favorable to the now party , and there will very likely bo similar action taken in ether states. It is well known that some of the southern democratic loaders have become uneasy regarding the possible olToet of the people's party movement upon demo cratic ascendency in tl\e south , and it is by no moans Improbable that the sum mary action of the executive committee of the Georgia state alliance was in spired by these anxious leaders. As the membership of the southern alliances is overwhelmingly democratic there is no likelihood that any alliance in Georgia will surrender its charter in order to follow the now party. The significant suggestion of this incident is that the democratic managers in the south are preparing to head off anv danger to the party in that section , and they will doubtless succeed. They are determined that the south shall bo kept solid , and it is safe to predict that the now party will cut no figuto there in the presi dential election. Meanwhile the demo- rats in the republican states of the north will continue to urge the alliance people to imiko war upon the repub lic.n ! party and cast their influence and votes so that they will count for the democracy. It is quite possible , how ever , that the intelligent' members of the alliance in the north will decline to bo used in this way when the time ar rives for cabjing their votes. TIIK new era in democratic politics in Nebraska , according to a recent oon- vort , is to usher into place , position and prominence the younger element. J. Sterling Morton , J. E. North , J. C. Crawford , Alex Hoar , .Tamos E. Boyd , J. C. Calhoun , Tobias Castor , Eloaxor Wakoloy , James Wool worth , Dr. George L. Mlllor , J. P. Latta , Robert Closrg , Albert Hardy , A. J. Popploton , Judge Broady , Victor Vifquain and ether workers who have worn themselves out fighting against tremendous odds are to bo retired now that the hitherto mori bund concern has some hope of success. The renegades , the camp followers , the sutlers and the raw recruits are to be given the places of the veterans. The old soldiers are to be sot asldo without honors or pensions and the fresh follows who have never won a battle or covered a respectable retreat will carry the banners and grab tlio spoils. Truly it must bo u great thing to have boon n life-long democrat nnd come to this in middle life and old ago. The venerable and the battle scarred are entitled to the sympathy of their enemies now that they are fcrgotton and cast asldo by the kids and the dudes who nro to prollt by their labors. Tin : country will heartily approve the action of the president by which the difficulty with Italy , growing out of the killing of Italian citizens in Now Or leans , Is satisfactorily settled and the resumption of diplomatic relations bo' twoon the two countries is assured. The payment by this government of an in demnity of $23,000 to the families of the in in do rod mon Is generous and attests the tmrnost doslro of the United States to deal justly with the families of tin victims of the unfortunate occurrence , though the general government was it no sense responsible for It. The note o : the representative of the Italian gov ernment in this country ucknowledgin < i the action of the president expresses tin entire satisfaction of the Italian government mont and convoys the assurance thai the diplomatic relations butwoon Itnl.y and the United States nro again flrmly established. In ull this dllllculty oui government has maintained a consist ent , fair und honorable nttltudo , and tin peaceable termination of the trouble under circumstances entirely crodltabli to the United States , must have tin effect to make stronger than before tin friendship of the two nations. Tin : Michigan delegation to Mlnno < apolis la uninstructed , but it Is under stood that it will present the name o General Alger to the convention and , o course , glvo him its vote. There is m present indication that Michigan' ; favorite son will have any other sup port , and in that event It is possible tha his friends from the Wolverine btat may finally conclude not to commit tin folly of placing his nntno before the con vention. So far nLnppoars there Is no more Interest amvjjig republicans con- orally In the candidacy of General Algor than there Is In that of ox-Senator Blair , nnd however commendable his ambition nviyboUls manifestly Ill-timed. U Is charitable to think-that Algor has given too much hoed to dissatisfied politicians who will have no Influence at Minne apolis , > r f Tin : decision * of the republicans of Florida to aurreiictor that state to the democrats this your without n struggle is not to their credit. Whatever disad vantages they may bo under by reason of the ballot box law , they should make a fight , If for no other reason than to maintain their organization and keep re publican principles before the people. The refusal to place any ticket In the field , cither national , congiosslotml or state , Is cowardly , and the effect will doubtless bo to put an end to the party In Florida , EVIIRY active republican should bo on hand at his ward caucus tonight to help in the selection of delegates to the com ing county convention. I. nidi iiirlmntmrnt. : Acie I'urff II'orM There Is n general ilosiro tbnt Mr. Blnlr should got n foreign appointment , "and the uottor. " HUghlcd liy Hull \Vrntlinr. A'niiMt Cllu J iinml. The .lorry Kuik Doom Is Ucmil. Nobody could uslc favors of luo paoplo after sondinu thorn eight straight weeks of execrable weather. _ _ rruspi-utlMi Ml\or Trmt. Jununi Cfli ; 'Jlintf. It U a curious condition In Colorado when , ho silver Kings nro forced to cut down wages jccauso ttio money tliclr workmen are dig ging from llio mines Is not good. Kiini'lclnc at tliu Uniir. 1'httatlctiMa Inquirer. The gonllo tapping at the back garden gate , hat Camilla has boeu dolnj for several years or moro now bopins to roscmblo the knock of a mnn who is being chaseJ oy the police. . \ CnlniKU Strnddlo. Sti > ! ( /lYjmW/c. / . The platform oC the Pennsylvania demo crats is strong for tarilt reform und for "a lard monov currency Including the colungo of both gold ant ! silver on a basis of such equality as will cause the coined metals of both kinds to circulate freely together. " No advocate of frco coinage wants moro or less than that. Tim Modurii Jonah. cfifcAuo Kacf. No rccont romance In real llfo has boon moro diverting than thooxperiencoof a North sea fisherman who ( tbo storv goes ) was swallowed by a fwhalo , loil an isolated andennuicd lifo in the mammal for a few days , and then was icscuod by a crow of llaheis. The whnlo.tirobaMy could not find it in his heart to destroy n man who could toll such origlcalH'uhcherazaOoan fibs. ConHlsti-ncy Lost Jewel. ( Jitrti'jo Times. The Now York legislature Is a droll body of lawmakers. It has passed a bill appropri ating $300,000 for a World's fair exhibit , but commanding that Uio exhibit bo closed on Sunday ? _ Immediately Oaftor tbt.dUplay ol Puritanism the same legislators appropriated $ . " > 0,00T ( annually toward the maintenance of a natural history museum in Now York City upon the express stipulation that it should bo kept open on Sunday. Explanations arc In ordor. _ _ VIuwuil from it Kuirnny Stniiilii'jliit. The Nebraska Central Railroad proposition now before thn t.eoplo of Omaha will provide that city with an outlet by way of Duiuth or ( Jrcou Hay , which moans competition with the roads now centering tboro. Omaha people ro.ilizo the necessity of this outlet and tbo Central proposition will go through whoopicc. Kearney ougbt also to bo look ing to the northeast and moving as ono man to secure that outlet. Wn.it U coed enough for Omaha is peed enough for Koornoy. iroiiD.1 M-O/CK.V , //.sr. Ainonp the wonderful attractions purchased for tlio World's laJr uro "a BtrlpuU skunk , $1.50 , " nnd " } OJ for a coat made of Uiosklnol u eross-oyed wildcat. " I'catliors plnclivd from the wln 3 of tha w ml mill mUlnUIit yuwn1 : from tKljiu'uiit graveyards will boaduod toihc collection later on. Washington Star : The lion has no talent foi Uhrlslmus caiols , but she cuu bo depended on for an Kaater lay. Chlcaco News : The cvnosnro of all eyes jnsl now Is llio man at the but. 1'lilladolphla Ludgur : A Plttsburx school- nmMi'r makes unruly scholars chuw soap. They \\ould prefer to ho lathered In tlio old fabhlonud way. Cloak liovlow : "You Know Miss fifinish ) appeared as a fountain at the liall ( lie otlioi night. 1 thought It w.is particularly upm | > ' nrlato. " "Why so ? " "Slio la the daughter of a milkman. " A Washington pool , suys the Slur , who show- \\ear and tour anil Is In every way an uxampk of tno publlu's failure to appreulato gunlns punned the following and labeled It " 1'arewol to the Mnsu : " Oh , wherefore should a pout llvo And tiKllutohls thinker. For Ihotuhis for which noonn will glvo The tiwu.u-wurd of a The snow him loft the mound once moro , The leaves bouln to bud And when shu irous It ) w.illr , her trail Now trallcth In Uio mud. 1'hlliideiphla Koeor.l : Under the head o "Horse Nntos"a D.iylostown paporannouncoi UiHt a looal liveryman has "u b. id cold In hi throat. " _ lie HOViin. Jlrooltlun Mfe * Thov Rut upon the m > fn simp Iluforo the tiUtwlni ; Kralu , And llien lie , danced up ut time-look , And crlod "Its Kronlnsl.ito. " "Oh , no. " thollttlo maid replied , And bhook her tri" > sis c'lirly "H Isn't Kiowlnvr lain , my dear , Von moan it's KIOH Inp u.uly " Coluinlms I'osti'Tt ' Is nolbii hard for semi mnn to "kuop 'ihru'ist of tlio times" aa to Uun | ahead of the bhurjl/ ! Twaa a little Raiu < j < | f poker ; just a quiet boil ut " ( Ir.tw , " Which watt promptly discontinued through ai urltlimelie law , Hy the time uttuli bail selected all ho though that ho uoultf claim , , , They found there weren't uarda onoiijh lot out to ulay llio lloston Transcript FOR * calls a meal cm i rallruud Ira "E.istur , " buo.iuso It Is i moruhlo toast. IliHtou Herald : The best rooolnt for i woddlmi sown for KasU-r Is BOinuthliij Ilk this ; I'irit catch your youiu muu , JJ/i.V.WK'.1 ( IU.HI. When I'm ranked out of l.od at sir , .lust when 1 want t" sloup. An1 mndo to dress inyiulf nil' Ox Tliu llrt'3 and lend tlm shi > op ; An' gut tha wouJ In from thu .shod , An' milk thncotv ! , , nn clean Ol' "Duxlur'a" at ill and air his hud , An' till the nl J tiiruun With aor.ip * an' Hirill an' tote It down ' swliu- , To them 010 nasty An' do a lot ( T uhoruj in town An' hang the clolho * on line ; Whcmsich Ihln : * happen , I'l ho bound It nuKcJ mo yell nn1 b iwl. An' wish Coluinim * liudn't found America at all ! OTIIKH KAXIM TI7.I.V The election of n now House of Commons In Great lirltnln may V > o precipitated nt nny tltno. In too present House there are 301 conservative ? , ( V > liberal-unionist ! * , 215 Glad * Monlttns nnd bO Irish nationalists 070 in All. The government's majority Is thus 07 , with out counting the speaker. In tbo now ( touso It Is estimated that there will surely bo iM conservative1. , 43 hboral-unlonl'U , ' .MO ( Had- stoninus and i > 3 nationalists. The other ninety-two srats nro doubtful. Should the government cairy tliom all Its majority would bo 105. Should Mr. Uladv.ono carry thorn all his majority would bo TU. Should they bo cquilly divided between the two the conservative * would have a majority of 15. It Is interesting to observe that most of the doubtful scats uro now occupied by the govorninontp.irty. Thus It U thought the opposition is snro of holding 2S'J of Its 301 scats , leaving only hinctcnn doubtful , while the government is sure of only " 'M ot Its 00 , leaving sovonty-throo doubtful. There Is ovorj reason to believe tnat the figures given are as frco as possible from party color nnd furnish as trustworthy a basis for specula tion as can In such a way bo found , Conjecture - jocturo as to the result of the election may also bo based on the returns of by-elections. In these contests the drift has bcon heavily nmilnst the government. At the beginning of the present Parllamont the conservatives had 310 members ; now they have 001 , Thu liberal-unionists Imri sovonty-sovon , includ ing the spo.iker ; now they liavo sixty- ilvo. On the ether 'hand , the Glad- sionlans , who then numbered U)3 ) , arc now 215 , nnd the nationalists , then olgiity-flvo , nro now eighty-six. The government major ity has thus dwindled from llfi In 1SSO to 07 In 189J , a loss ot 43. In this Imnrcsstvo faot Mr. Gladstone has found ampl < ) encourage ment for hU belief In the flowing tldo of lib eralism that Is to bear him once moro to power. Hut then the conservatives , too , are deriving comfort from the returns of by-elec tions , chlcflv from these of recent date. Slnco the oloso of the session of ISOO there hnvo been twont.v-two contorted by-elections , not counting ICist Holfast and Cork , where the contests were hopeless. Of thcso tha government and the opposition have each carried eleven. For the cloven government candidates elected some 'J.OOO votes won ) cast moro than for the oluven successful members of the opposition , Moreover , in these constituencies the government vote in creased from nearly 50,000 in 1SSO to over 50,000 in 1SOO-92 , while the opposition vote decreased from ovnr 85,000 to a little over 81,000. * Venezuela , if recent reports are accurate has escaped another revolution , and has in stead , in lr. Palacio , a piosldent who has succeeded in ro-olcctinc himself aud keeping limsclf in olllco by force of arms. So far us constitutional freedom goes tboro is small gain in this , but stability counts for so much in South American republics that much can bo forgiven an administration which maintains itself against revolution and gives some hope of preserving ordor. Vono/uola , which is twice the slzo of Texas , with Just , the same population , owes all Its dtfllcultlos to Ihe tropics , a largn Indian pop ulation ana a Spanish population -relatively small as compared with other South Ameri can states , and confined to tno few cities in the republic. It has never had an army largo enough to maintain order , or a govern ment which was anything but a thinly dlstruisod military despotism. Even among its despotisms tbo only two which have lasted ever adcuado in thosixty- t > vo years in which It has been independent hava boon the prcsidcncios of Monagas and Blanco. The latter was overthrown in ISb'J , after olchteori yoara of ruthless rule , in which Venezuela has made whatever pro gress its territory lias shown in the last two centuries. Diflicnlt as It is to understand why it should , during utter misrule , the population of Venezuela has doubled In the last lifty years , its two chief cities are con nected by rail , and tbo past twenty years have seen most of the institutions nocdcd by a civilized state organized. If procross has Doen slow , it has still taken place , and the small class of educated mon of Spanish and mixed descent who carry on the government and conduct revolutions steadily increases in number , education and influence. Revolu tions grow moro and moro difllcult , and oven Venezuela will eventually Dccouii ) a stable state. it * * The complete conquest of Dahomey iieoms to bo in store for the French , if they would retain ( n peace their foothold in that country. Tbo treaty made by Admiral ( Juvorvillo with the Itinij was said at iho time to recognize the French protectorate over the I'orto Novc district and the right to use Ivotonou as n port of entry ; yet now the monarch Is ad vancing to tbo coast with an army nnd threatening Porto Novo itself , Twc or three years ago the French were at war with Dahomey , whoio icing bold cnptivo bevurar Europeans nnd had ravaged t'no French protectorate , plun dering and burning many villages and belling their people lo Iho slave dealer * , or dragging tnem to Aboinoy , bis capital , foi slaugntor. When King Gololo died his snc- cossor renewed the war , attacfdng Ivotonou , but was repulsed by Comnmnacr Torrlllon , and Commander Fournior bombarded VVhyduh , There win a suggestion soon after to send an expedition to Aboinoy , tnlt Ing the river routo. but with the strong force of nialo and female warriors the king bad at command , this might have boon u costly if not poirlous undertaking. Still , the renewal of hostilities this year shows that the French can have little hope of peace until tbo Dahomoyuns nio subJugutoJ. * # The disintegration of Iho royalist parly ir Franco , gro.itly accelerated by the papal oiv cyclical In support of the republic , bcoms t ( bo proceeding steadily. Two very prominoni logitlmlsts have Just Joined the Uoraoau > League for Popular Liberties , which is a dis tinclly republican institution , The Comli do la ChasbUiRiio , tlio head of ono of Iho eldest est families In Guionno , in his letter of adhe sion , says Ibat over since the Coinnto di Chambord'3 death tie has boon anxious ti see Koman Catholics accept the republic nui do their utmost to tauo part In iho govern iiienl. ' 'A man must bo blind , " ho adds , "uo ! to BOO that for ILK ) yuan Franco has boon seek Ing to establish tbo republican form of covurn mont. " M , Hormandformerly chninna-i of ihi Euro ot Loir royalist committee , ibelarci that on the "duiim ivo Interment of the oil dented atony- all the ( roubles and ailmeuU that inako woman's lifo a linrdcn to hor. Kbo's relieved - liovod , cm ml , nnd restored , v.lth ] ) r I'lerco'jf 1'nvoi ito I'roRoriptian. cnk luick , ing- don n stsu > aliens - - lions , nervous jirodtrntioii , nil "fronale romplalnts1 nro cure * ! by it. It improves digestion , onrichiw the blood , disxU [ ucbeti and jiains , brlnga ro- frcbhing bleep , nnd rostoroa liuullh ami btrciigth. Jfa o ixiwerful general , ns ell ns uterine. tonio nnd nervine , JmiMrtlni ; vigor und fctiength to the i-ntiro syntem. Contains no nliohol to ineliriato ; no itrrup or wigar to ilormigo < ligu > tion ; a lugitimato . If you're a tiroil , nervous , or buffering vonuin , then Uio "Futorlto Prehcript ion " in the only medicine Hint's ffuuntntfctl , in every cnao , to bring you help.If it ( Iwvn't pive you eatiifactiou , you have your inouoy ijiif k4 Branch monarchy" In the tomb of Iho Conite o Chnmbord , ho conjured Cftthollo deputies o take up now ground. ' 'Koynlty has had ts day. Except breveted staff oftlcors ami ub idlzod newspapers , who now troubles about pretenders ! Lot ut. weep , If you will , or the old royalty , which , Hkn all human n.stltiitlons , ends by falling. The republic s not merely a fact to ho reckoned with ; It in * proscription in Its favor. * * Tlio loath of nations Is the result of long tllvls- ons. Witness PolMid. Pacification on the constitutional platform is incumbent , not merely for our tranquillty , but for our latrlotlsm and conscience. " * The order Issued by the Amiro-Hungarlan authorities prohibiting celebrations of the hlrd coniotmry of Amos Comonlus , cxcitod mtnenso Indignation among the joungC/cchs , vho hnvo not yet forcotton tbo government opposition a few years ago to tbo erection of n monument to John Hus In Prague. Speak- ng In the assembly on A proposition to glvo Creator Independence to the schoolmasters of Johcmla , n member of the V'oung Orach party , Dr. Ilcrold , speaking on behalf of the noasuro , sclcd the opportunity to attack .ho minister of public Instruction , "Hnw can it bo expected that nny thing should be done for the schoolmasters , " ho asked , "whon .hero Is at iho hcr.d of the Department of Public Instruction a man bold enough to sully the memory of the greatest educational innovator of the world ! The sacrilegious mud which was raised ngalnst Hus and ComouiUB shall bo thrust asldu. The Czech people will not tolerate further Insult to the mnmory of its great mon. Else where such n minister could not remain twenty-four hours at bis post. " These sentiments were greeted with onthusiastlo applause , and a scene of great confusion ensued. Tint ituiiiijiK IC.IK. Now York Sun : It is grlm-visagcd war of iho kind that was familiar out on the frontier In old times which is now raging between the companies of rnnclimon and the gangs of borso Ihiovos In Montana nnd Wyoming. Ttio gangs operate on a big scale , as'may bo seen from the fact that ono of them has 1,000 stolen horses lulls camp at .lacknon Hole , and they call themselves "rustlors" without caring n cent for anybody. Chicago Herald : In tbo midst ot tlio cx- cltomotit of the stockmen's war in Wyoming the democratic convention , called to elect delegates to Chicago , assembled vosturday. Mr. Flagg , a prominent democrat and equally prominent ns n "rustler , " while on his way to the convention was attacked by a posse of stoclcmon and narrowly escaped with his llfo. The fact that Wyoming is n republican state must not bo lost sight of In connection with Mr. Flagg's adventure. Probably moro guns nnd pistols were dis played at Douglas yesterday lhan were over before seen nta democratic convention. Chicago News : This form of fronilorlaw- lossnoss dales back many years. In Montana and Wyoming the acquirement of very largo ranches by non-resident owners has crowded out many of tbo smaller stockmen. Somoof these from time to llmo hnvo Joined forces wilh Iho "rustlors" lu organized depreda tions on the largo ranches. Even the cow boys employed by the non-residents have frequently aided rather than repelled the cattle thievery for a consideration , Thoio conditions have led some of iho larger west ern stockmen to band together for mutual protection. They distrust , the machinery of law nnd maintain an armed vigilance com mittee. The present outbreaks In Wyoming are duo to the activity of these vigilantes in attempting to exterminate the "rusllors. " Dead wood Pioneer : The invasion of Wy oming by an armed gang of paid detectives for tbo purpose of kllllne off the "rustlors" is apt to result moro seriously than one might at lirst suppose. The moro fact that thcso invaders nro aliens , sent out under pay to suppress an avocation lhat is In a great measure Justified by the residents of that bccllon of the slate'is ounueh to arouse a bitter spirit of opposition against them. Be sides , these rustlers are not men whom a Ihrcat of extermination , or even a little bloodshed , will frighten into submission. They are naturally bravo and hardy , with their courage strengthened by a season on the great plains of the west , tlio great Amoiican university for educating heroes. Some of them are well to do rancliers , in good stand ing with their neighbors , nnd from all ac counts moro sinned against than sinning. A great many by careful work have accumu lated small Punches of cattle , which llio barons , despising tbo day of small things , claim nave been filched iroiu their herds of thousands. Often these suspicions aio un- foundnd , but that mokes no difference to the eattlo lords , Their intention is to adminis ter a scourging lhat shall fall aline on tl'O Just nnd the unjust , with the hope that the terror inspired by sucn chaslisomont shall effectually do away with rustling. It is n vain hope , because Wyomincitcs , like all true westerners , will shed the last drop of blood in defense of what they consider their rights , and curse iho victorious fee with their dying breath. j'or.vrs o.v I'ltuaitais. The latest on ice : Tlio idea of cutting It with n rod hot electric wlro. Philadelphia is the greatest carpet manu facturing center in the world. The Paige Typesetting Machine rompany lias removed to Hartford. It has a capital of $0,000,000. The most dclicato dividing engine in the woild has recently been compleled for Johns Hopkins university , And It cna rule 1,000,000 lines to the Inch. The Tradesman reports tovonty-ono now Industries as established or incorporated dur ing the week In the south. The stool used by the United States navy Is recommended by the Austrian society of engineers as the boat known In practical K science. During the twenty-live years ending with 18S5 , 1,491 now napors were started In Now York , Insliullnq ( U dallies and Oil weeklies. Of these papers 1,105 died before the end of the twcnty-llvo years. The duke of Marlborough , writing In an English review , estimates the telephone con vorsatlons In UHI United Statoi during tlio past year nt 150,000.000. No wonder nervous prostration is becoming a national tllsonso. Throe tons of steam coal represent n man's labor for a period of twenty voars , nnd ono square mile of n seam of co.il , having n depth ot four feat only , represents ns much work ns 1,000,000 men can perform In twenty yoars. The nvorAgo household lamp burns n gallon of oil n week In winter. A kitchen stove ol fair alro burns n ton of coal n month , If kept burning nil the timo. For a grate IIro a ton of coal a month should do for two largo llres. The luxury of American parlor cars hoi been Introduced Intuly In England by the Southeastern Railway company. A train having four parlor cars started from Charing Cross and travelled to Hastings and hack , attracting much attention. An electrical gold finder , designed for pros pecting lu alluvial deposits , Is being mndo In Knglnnd. It consists of a stool tube carry IHR an Inner roil , which communicates by a wlro with n portable battery. The rod Is thrust Into the ground and should it touch nploca of molal an electrical alarm U sounded , the Instrument being so delicate that contact with n metallic particle the site of a pln'i bead would bo noted. roil . .I.VAltOUT HO.UK.V. Not only will the summer slipper bo pro fusely dccoratod uith bonds , but Imitation Jewels nro also lo bo employed as n means of enhancing Us charms. Scarlet Jackets nro trlmmoil with black and braid nnd buttons , while some of the coats aru finished with n Hroton vest and overlap ping buttons of Iridescent peari. Strictly pure naphtha is free from water and thlslact renders it nn mvaluablo remedy lor grooso stained textiles , ns ninny colors nro injutod by nny liquid that contains water. Strawberry , cactus rod , wlno color and tcrra-cotta will bo carried right through the summer. Thcso tints which at ono time suggested fall and winter nro now looked upon ns absolutely necessary to a warm weather wardrobe. The latest thing to appear In cut glass Is n lamp which rcllects every tint ol the rain bow. There are also tiny affairs in silver with a Dresden base and furnished wilh translucent shades of amber and rose tinted glass Hocked with gold. Salt Is said to bo very benoflclnl to tresses that are in n weakened condition. Certainly It is n mistake to glvo them too vigorous brushing ? , as this mode ot treatment has a tendency lo pull out hair which has but a slight hold upon the scalp. Mrs. ICendal says tbnt her exquisite choice of goxvns is not duo to her own taste , but may bo attributed to the fact lhat she com munes with ualuro when choosing her frocks and bonnets. "Speak to the earth aud it , shall teach theo , " is Mrs. Kendall's ' motto ID dress. Louisa Michel , the famous woman socialist agitator , greatest advocate ot ono phase of the idea of "woman's rights , " whoso life has been ono wild turmoil of excitement , is reported to have settled down to tbo prosaio llfo of keeping school in a quiet corner of London , and to bavo determined lo hence forth load a quiet existence. The school is of the ordinary icind , and she will loach the young idea to shoot Intellectual sprouts and not oppressive politicians. Louisa Michel is said to bo not by any moans the only political ficuro of ono time prominence swallowed up in quiet rethomcnt In London. Nothing so quickly rests n ttrea pair of eyes ns a glimpse of greenery. It was a wise pro vision of nature which gave to this tone such wide scope. Any other color under the sun so lavishly used would become unendurably tiresome. Yea , it is restful , very. Have you a potted palm of fern in your own par ticular sanctum ! If not , get ono and place very near the spot where your pot lounging chair or couch stands , and when weary nnd worn you drop down for a llvo minutes' halt. Involuntarily your eyes will turn to the bit of foliage , and always with the same pleasant results , The most important center in iho world for llio cultivation of roses and the manufacture of tbo attar of roses is tbo Icasanlyk a word signifying "region of alembics" in southern Koumelia. In that country two species of roses are cultivated the red dnmaalc rose and a fragrant white rose. Ono acra of rose trees usually produce 2,400 pounds of lese petals. The distillation of this perfumed mass yields only ono pound of essential oil. The total production of that region in a good year is ( JOJO pounds of essence ; it averages from H.'JOO to ,1,400 pounds , counting in all kinds of seasons. The value of the essence varies from ? SO to ? 'JJ a pound. TIIK GHKA.T SUCCKSS of the genuine imported .Tohann Holt's Malt IJxtmct IIH u tonio nutritive has caused : i crowd fraudulent imltuto's to eoi into the iiuirUot. Bowiro of thuinl The genuine 1ms tlio signature of Moliunn HolT" on tlio neck of every bottle. His- nor & Mondolson Co. , Solo Agents and Importers of Minor-til Waters , 0 Barclay street , Now York. QS . | & CD. h't ' . Curaar 15U mil DJIIH ! Sti. A Lily Given Away To advertise our children's department we will , on Saturday , give a handsome Easter lily , | with pot , to every person ( buying a boy's or child's * 'suit ' , no matter what price. \l VNo ! one can equal this de partment as to styles , makes , colors or prices. All wool Isuits , $3.50 up to $18.00 , and a beautiful lily free. This offer is good all day Saturday till 10 o'clock at night. Down stairs we will sell a line of 40 men's suits for $5.00. This also on Saturday only. After Sat urday the price will be $12.00. Need we say more ? Browning , King & Co W. Corner i5th and Douglas St