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TITE OMAITA DAILY BEE * TUESDAY. MAY 9. ] fl < )3. )
J Bopresfmtittva Beds Hold a Pow-Wow with Great lathers Miller and Boji [ CLAIM THEY WERE CHEATED IN A DEAL I Antlonn to DcTtlop Tliislr Own Ijinil , Tli Drulra Hint llm I.cnuo ( if Thrlr Pun- tiirw llroiiml II" Ciiiirolcd llnccr tor ( 'Hlr.omlilp , Gathered about the table In Dr. Miller's i offlco In the city hall yesterday afternoon % vas a party of Omaha Indians , who cauio from the Omaha agonry for the purpose of laying before the doctor their trials and tribulations They were all robust nud healthy looking representatives of their race , and their presentation of their case was creditably intelligent. The names of the Indians are Whlto Horse , Slnda-Ha-Ha , Wn-Hii-Mliign , Prulrlo Chicken , Big Elk , Ou-Ba'Moni , LlttlcCook and Jesse Fremont. Henry Fontcnolle , formerly n chief , acted as Jnterpretir All of them were past middle age , two of them being gray. In other days they were all chiefs , considered by the tribe very wise Indians and bravo warriors However , In their appearance .yesterday fieri ) was nothing to denote the warrior Their mission was ono of peace , in which the whole trlbo was directly Inter ested 'I heir attire was that of the white limn Not a word of English was spoken by lid. of them except by the interpreter , and ihclr approval of any utterance or action WHS miido manifest by the well known grunt of the race Tncy arrived In the city yes- terOay. returning to the agency last conIng - Ing They were accompanied by W. 10. Peebles , the Ponnor banker , who ruturniM with them. Dr. Miller had Invited < 1overnor Bnyd to bo present and listen to what the Indians might have to say. t'liilm I'nuiil OUT H I.eaiui. Their visit grows out ot a disputed lease made to Mr. Farley of ! il,000 acres of the ngency land for grazing purposes at a few cents per acre. A few years ago the govern ment madn an allotment of f > 0,000 acres of Jand for the Omahas. Each male Indian was given 100 acres , and when it was llvlded up It was found that it required Ji'J.OOO acrc-i to go around. This left remain ing 'Ji (100 ( acres , which would bo divided In ervoralt.v among the children and grandchil- dim of the members of the trlbo twenty-live years later During the interim the tribe was to leiiso the land for any purpose de sired Mr Farley made a proposition , which was accepted , and the lease of thu land foi gra/.ing purposes was made. Jt w O T this lease that the whole trouble iirises , ami U appears that some of the big men of the trlbo dllTer with each other upon this qucHtitm. The wise men of thu tribe who wire hero yesterday claim that fraud lias been practised upon them regarding thu term of the lease with Farley. When they made the lease they say It was forotio year , jind that now Farley sots up the claim that It was made for llv i years. They are anx ious to si-euro possession of the property , so that it may bo rented for agricultural pur poses at llgures more prolltablo than those now rcceivo I. Last week T. H. Tibbies and Umpas. an Omaha Indian , came down from the agency , lind told Dr Miller ot their side of the case. They tli'sired the lease with Farley contin ued , as they claim It was a yood ono , and Jiono better can bo secured. Dr. .Miller Ilotip 1'rlrml to Imllimi. Dr Miller has no Interest in the matter , but the Indians regard him as friendly , and have interested him because , they say , ho lias inllucnco with the great father at "Washington and the otlu r great men , and can aecuro them a hearing , and in this manner bring abuut what is doiircd. Governor JJoyd was invited in that he might Join with the doctor in bringing the attention of the government to the case , "for , " as Dr. Miller informed the braves , "tho governor is very influential and has more inllucnco at Wash ington than I have. " W. E. Peebles explained the mission of the braves. Ho gave the history of the land grant to the Omahas , and the terms of thu allotment. What the trlbo now desired waste to retrain possession of the leased land , and as Farley had refused to give possession they believed the desired end can bo more speedily brought about by the government making the proposed allotment to each of their children and grandchildren , not wait- ting until the twonty-llvo yean , are passed. Congress some time ago enacted a law under which it is possible to make the allotment nt once , and this is Just what the Indians are lighting for If the allotment Is made it will terminate the Farley lease and leave the tribe In possession of the tract. Mr. Peebles said it has been charged that when the lease was inado Interested parties got the young braves drunk , and in that way the Jraiul regarding the terms of the lease was practiced upon the council making the same. Ho introduced NV'hlto Horse , who had boon 1 to Washington to interview the great lather upon the matter , and seemed to bo the big man of the party. \Vlilto Homo Sroroi Tlhliloi. Whlto Horse talked slowly and pointedly and his words were clvcn by Interpreter l-'ontenello. Ho said ho was glad to visit Dr Miller and ho hoped ho would see the justice of their case and assist them In Bucuring action upon It by the government. Continuing , ho said : 'A majority of the members of the trlbo signed a petition for the allotment of land and sent myself and friend here to Wash ington asking about the same. In our coun cil , ono jcar ago this spring , a Mr. Farloy c'amo and asked for a lease of the pasture land , and as ho urged us to lease to him , wo lot him have It for ono year , and no longer. Ilo now is trying to got the pasture away from us , and already has cattle upon U. Ono year ago hist summur Mr. Tibbies got up In our council and urged tl.o Omahas to not lease their lands for gracing , but rent them for agricultural purposes. Now ho comes hero and urges the opposite , and advises us I not to hold the land in several ty. but lease It for pasture. " White Horse charged that somebody had bribed Tibbies to change his views. What the Omahas desired was to have the author ities at Washington make the allotment of the land and in that manner the lease for pasturage - turago would bo annulled. Governor Boyd said ho thought all that oould bo done was for Dr. Miller to lay the case before the authorities at Washington and umo the necessity for a commissioner being delegated to Investigate the matter , .niul recommend the allotment of the land in severally to the trlbo. Dr Miller said ho could not see why the allotment should not bo made , so as to per mit the Oinahas to make whatever dlsio | nit Ion of thur land was desired by the in dividual members of the tribe. A letter from T. H. Tibbies was read bj Dr Miller , opposing in the main the prayer for reallotmcnt by the iribo. Onmlin * AinleniH for C'ltl/onslilp. Sinda Ha Ha. who , Mr. Pelbbles said , Is the orator uf fie chiefs , took the floor anil made quite a lengthy talk. Ho said ho hail lieou acijstomed to cad governors of states "groat fathers , " and ho would apply thai term to Governor Boyd , although his torni liad expired as the duel executive of Ne braska As ho looked into the faces ol bis grwit lather and his good friend , Dr Miller ho saw confidence and friendship nud although ho had been ill for some time it made him feel stronger and heller to bt thcro. The land is good , and should bt allotted Ho had been sent to Washltigtoi by the trlbo. and had appeared before tin great father and great men In Washingtoi and asked fora roallotmcnl. "Wo have been thinking , " slid Simla' Ha-Ha , "that wo can till the soil of oui lamia , and when wo turn over the sod in on and more it yields heller. Many of tin children of the Onuihas are dying , am when wo lese them wo foci tntit if they hat land allotted to thorn it would go to us. Oui young men are also taking an Interest ii iigrlculturo , and rcallro the udvantagi of industry. The great father a Washington nnd the great uiei there have talked of us , and coucludm to make us citizens of the Unite * States. Thai U what wo want , and wo mus have land as wo want to become good , In dustrious clllzons , and our young man wan to become farmers. Wo leased the | .utcntc land ol iil.OOO acres lo Farloy for ono yea and no longer , and when I went to thei about thi-lr saving the lease wns forllv years they denied It. We want what Is OUR nnd wo hope you will help us in secure that. Governor Boyd ald Dr. Miller had txwi kind enough to call him In to lUton to what the representatives of the trlbo had to say , and Join with thu doctor. If ho thought biat , in bringing Ihp attention of the government to the matter nnd seek to hare the wrongs righted. Llko all questions , there were two sides to It nnd ho had only heard one , but from what ho had heard he believed the government should send n commissioner to look into the matter and take proper steps. He said he and Dr. Miller would Immediately bring the government's attention to the matter. He only feared that it was too late In the sea son , that the Allotment could not bo made in time to permit the Omahas leasing the lands for agricultural puriwses this year , but they would do the best they could. Dr. Miller said ho was always glad to see the Omahns. Ho had known them for years , and their fathers before them. Ho had lived In this country when there was but little be sides Indians , and as ho had always been friendly with them ho supposed that was the reason for seeking his assistance. Ho and Governor Boyd would write nnd forward to Washington a statement of the case , urg ing Immediate action. The council was then brought to a close and the braves , shaking hands with Ihosc present , left for their wigwams , giving vent to their feellncs of approval at the outcome by expressive grunts and gestures. NEBHA8KA AT THE FAIR. CnmmliNiuiipr < lnrn iiu Siiya Iln Will Ilo Iti'iuly to Itccrlvfi Cuiiii | n.v In a U'cclt. Juno S has been sot apart as a special stale day at the Nebraska building at the World's fair , and great things are being prepared to especially interest visitors from Ne braska. Commissioner Garncau was in the city yesterday , and , speaking generally of the state exhibit and its present condition , ho said : Speaking of the progress beine made in getting the stale exhtbils and the slale building ready for the public , Commissioner Garneau said : ' \Vc have experienced a great amount of delay and annoyance from the congested condition of traftlc between here and Chicago. It has been next to Impossible to get goods from Nebraska to the World's fairgrounds in less than a week's lime and in many inslnnces goods have not gene through even in a week. The business is so enormous that it is impossible for the Illinois Ccntr.il riuid , which has lo do most of the switch yard business at the grounds , to get the uoods delivered in anything llko reasonable time. "Notwithstanding tuo delay , however , we have progressed very well w'lth the work of arranging the exhibits. Wo made one mis take , which shows up more and more as we near the comnlellon of the work. Wo should never have attempted to make an exhibit of products in the state building at all. It would have been better in the end if wo had re served the building simply as a sort of recep tion and club house and had all the stale exhibits displayed in the department build- Ings. Many of the states nave adopted this plan , and 1 see now that it Is a wise one. Wo could have taken the same money and made the Nebraska building a little more attract ive and the stale would have won Just as many laurels by having its products all ex hlbiicd In the main buildings alone with products from other stales. Bui ills too late now to make the change and wo will get on very well as It Is "Tho Nebraska building has been improved wonderfully in appearance by painting , nnd it is now one ol the handsomest on the grounds. Wo will have all the room we need , and really inoro than wo need , for the exhibits. A part of the building has been Hted up for reception and club purposes , mt. as I said before , If Ihis idea had been , ho main one m the pulling up of the stale mllding we could have made a moro pleas- ng impression upon Iheoublle in general.1 "How about Nebraska day , aroyoumak- ng any arrangements for the proper rccogni- ion of the day.1" "Yes , wo hope to see a great many No- > raskans at the fair on Juno 8 , which has icon sot aside as Nebraska day , as we will lave some special exercises on that occasion hat will bo pleasing , not only to the people of Nebraska , but to visitors in general. 1 cannot give you the nature of the program ot , for it is still in embryonic form , but will nttcmpt to have something that will bo a credit to the state. Nebraslca is going to bo veil represented in every department in vhich the state makes an exhibit. The ag- icultural exhibit is already very strong , aking rank with the best on the ground. " Spealtlng of the request of the stock men or funds for their department , Mr. Garncau aid : "Tho stock men want some money mil I realize that they ought to have U. i'ho state ought to make a good showing in Ivo stock , but I am at a loss to know where ho money Is to come from. I have called a neotlng at Lincoln on Mav " 0 to make what ever arrangements may be found possible or the special benefit of the livestock inter- ests. Wo will give the live slock men some money , of course , but 1 am afraid they will lot get anyihlng like the amount that some of them seem lo thlnlc they ought to havo. " "How soon will the Nebraska building bo n shape foi the reception of the public ? " "With no bad luck wo will bo ready to re ceive company in about a week from now. The exposition as a whole will not be fully open , however , before the beginning of June. L'ho bad weather has added to the delay con sequent upon the freight blockade , and al though the work has been pushed with ro- narkablo vigor It has been out of the ques tion to got some of the departments in pre- scnlablo shape any sooner. A great many nen who have gene thcro lo work and manage - ago the placing of goods have been taken 111 on account of the beastly weather. Mr. Secretary - rotary Mobloy Is unable at present to bo out of his room , although ho is improving rap- dly , and I hope to sec him oui again in a day or two. " Mr. Garnoau said that the atlendanco had lot been very largo since the opening as the weather had been simply abominable. Ho seemed to think the bad weather of which Dmaha people have been complaining was of .ho summer resort variety compared with .ho brand that has been on tap for the last nonth In Chicago. Piles of people have piles , hut Do Wltt'a Witch Hazel Salvo will euro them. Minuter MrrthiK ot tun U'omun'4 Club. Metropolitan hall was filled to overflowing with representative women when the presi dent of the Omaha Woman's club called the meeting tot order yeslerday afler- noon. Thcro were fully aOO present. Iho secretary read the minutes of Iho previous mooting , which were approved , and tellers were then appointed to wait upon the mem bers and take up ballots designating prefer ence as to departments each lady wished to Join. All of the departments were found to bo well represented when the vote was announced , and after adtourn- iitont ladies of llko tastes gathered together In groups and made arrangements for thu election of a superintendent of their parties lar branch of the club. The subject under consideration , "Kindergarten , " was then laken up. The papers were \cry in'.eresling and were listened to with undivided atten tion and followed by lively discussion , queries and responses , from which consider able information was gleaned. Postal cards wore distributed to members of the club upon which It Is intended that each lady shall nominal her choice for ofliccra for the ensuing year. Thcso onieers will ho elected at the next meeting by choosing one of the two l.idloa who receive the largest number of voles on the postal cards fer eacli otllco. Mi's. Llningcr invited the members lo meet with her on Monday , May -t ; , at Ltnlnger's ; gallery : , al which lime , after flec tion of 'olllccrb , light refreshments will be served and adjournment had until Iho first Monday In October , Piles of people have piles , but Dj Witt's Witch llaicl Salvo will euro them. Story of B. N , Book's Eucouatar with a Highwayman , SEVERAL BLOWS WERE EXCHANGED Inhibition of tlio Intnulril Vlrllin * * Kn- votver I'ut IIU Amiillunt to night .Sixteen Indictment * : Unturned hjr I.anrnster'n tlrnnil Jury. LINCOLN , Neb. , May 8. [ Special to TUB IlKi : . ] B. N. Itook , the nmn who was as- saultcd by a footpad Saturday night , called at the police station this morning , but wns unable to Identify Special Ofllcer McMunlo , who was thought to have been his assailant. Koolt tells a thrilling story of the en counter. Ho Is nn Instructor of bankers In detecting counterfeit coin , working by permission of the Treasury department , and Is in tlio liubit of carrying large sums of money about. Ho was fearful of being waylaid nnd carried his revolver cocked while passing the alleys , but when ho got out Into the glare of the electric light let the hammer down , and hail Just taken his cigar from his mouth to knock the ashes oft when ho heard hurried footsteps behind him. Instinctively ho dodged , but was caught by n blow on the right ear. Ho struck wildly with his um brella , landing on the fellow's head. The footpad retaliated with another blow , which struck him on the shoulder. Ho fell , and so did his assailant , from the force uf the blows. Koolc pot up first and drew his re volver , while the chap ran as fast as ho could. Hook took aim ut the fellow , but was so weak that ho was unable to pull the trigger. Fur Mruiuicliltigr Hid Daughter. Cyrus J. Kolscy. aged Co , a well-to-do con tractor , and a leadlngcxhorter In South Lin coln religious circles , is having n trial in Judge Strode's court today on the charge of incest. The complaining witness , now Mrs. Kanna Young , is but a little over 10 years of ago , and assorts that her father took ad vantage of her Ignorance and innocence to carnally debauch her ; and that she did not know It was wrong until she confided the story to her afllanced husb'ind , who caused the old man's arrest. Some corroboratory testimony was introduced tending to show that attempts have boon made to com promise the case by money settlements. The defendant asserts that ho is the victim of a conspiracy to bleed him forabigsum. Slttucn Indictment * . Shortly before U o'clock this evening tlio grand Jury , which has been In session for two weeks , banded in sixteen indictments to Judge Strode. They were immediately whisked out of sight of the expectant re porters , and will not bo given out by the clerks until tomorrow morning. It is stated , however , thut the indictments were against leaner , Hubbard. Sewell and Bolts for the old offenses , and that no new ones have been caught so far. The jury will meet again in the morning and continue tlio investigations. A. O. U.V. . Meeting. The meeting of the grand lodge of the An cient Order United Workmen will bo called to order at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning in representative hall. Many of the delegates are already here , and the full complement of grand ofllcers have registered at the hoad- < iuarlers in the Linden hotel. The ofllccrs are : U. F. Milbourn , past grand master workman , Mindcn ; J. O. Tato. grand master workman , Grand Island ; H. W. Cole , grand foreman , McCook ; E. S. Malone , grand oracle Stella ; L. A. Payne. grand receiver , Grand Island ; E. A. Polly , grand recorder , Seward ; J. W. Huntsborger , grand guide , Lyons ; John Jawley , grand warden , North Platte ; E. L. llolyoko , moJ.ic.alexaminer , Lincoln ; supreme representatives , S. H. Patton and J. W. Carr of Omaha and G. F. Milbourn of Mlnden. The members of the finance , law , credentials and distribution committees are in the city hard at work , looking over reports and getting everything , in order for the meeting , j Considerable Inteicst ccjitcrs on the eloc- I tinn of grand ofllccrs , but it is generally thought that J. G. Tate will bo re-elected grand master and L. A. Payne grand re corder without opposition. The liveliest fight is over grand foreman , and ono will probably bo precipitated over a movement to remove the state headquarters from Grand Island to Lincoln. City In llrlef. Seven hundred export cattle from Lan caster and Seward counties were shipped to day for export by Henry Movers , Phil Unltt , Dave Palmer and C. D. Wilson , cattle buy ers. Tim train consisted of forty cars , and will be shipped by the White Star on the UJth Inst. Edna C. Arnold was granted a divorce to day from her husband Henry on the ground of drunkenness and nonsupport. Mrs. Arnold appeared as her own attorney. Abram A. House was given a divorce from his wife Mary A. on the ground of desertion. Fred L. Paddelford and Edmond C. Strode were admitted to practice law before the Lancaster bar this morning. S. F. Boyd , assistant general passenger agent of the Kock Island , and W. H. Firth , western passenger agent of Denver were in the city today and closed a contract witlt II. J. Walsh whereby they secure the old Capi tal National bank corner , at Eleventh and O streets , for their uptown city ticket olllco. Ixiuis Otto , ox-chief of police , was ap pointed deputy sheriff today to succeed Eu gene Kogors. John H. Martin , the traveling man who was sued somn weeks since by Sarah Gerbnr of Hastings for $10,000 damages for seduc tion and breach of promise of marriage , filed his answer today. He denies that either over promised to marry the other , but ad mits their relations , which ho claims were sustained before Mrs. Gcrber secured u ill- vorco from her husband. Ho denies , however - over , that he has Itad anything to do with Mrs. Gerbcr since his marriage last Novem ber. ber.Jamrs Jamrs McMurdo , the special ofllcer who wns accused of disorderly conduct , was lined $ T > and costs this morning. It appears thcro is no statute against blackmailing in Nebraska , and the ofllcers , much to their regret , were unable to cinch him harder. The question of holding the annual en campment is causlngconslderablo stir among the university cadets. Lieutenant Porseh- ing , the commandant , has asked the faculty to set u date for the boys' outing , but some unexpected opposition was shown by mem bers of the faculty to granting uho request. No decision was made , but a resolution was adopted asking the lieutenant if ho wou'd not waive the custom ot holding an annual encampment. George Jacobs , a youngster of 13 , was caught by E. S. Jennings in his chicken coop at Thirteenth and Vine streets at 10 o'clock last night. Ho was brought to the station by Jennings , and claimed to the ofllccrs that hts father , u butcher , had come home drunk tliu night ueforo and compelled him to leave the house. Ho also said that ho wanted the chickens to fry , as ho wns so hungry , but when searched $ l.f > 0 was found on his per son. Ho was released this morning to go homo with Uis father , but afterwards it wns learned that ho had stolen a horse from Matt D.iughi'rty , a neighbor , and after rid ing around for several hours , turned it looser on the praiiic. E. F. Weir , a notorious colored offender , was given ? 100 and costs yesterday for soil ing beer from his buggy to the various thirsty citUcns of the bottoms. Cut th"Vrunt ; Man. MADISON , Nub. , May 8. fSpccial to THE lluu. ] Last night William Craig used a knife a , , i.i Lcavcninjj Power. Latest . S. Gov't Report on William McMahori , cutting n gash four Inches long on his nodal Crale owed a Until * ware bill and had Veen sent a state ment which caused some hard fooling. The parties were quilrrellng when Me- Mahon ramo along and In a good-natured manner told the partial they ought not to quarrel over such n matter. Craig Immedi ately struck him with" ' his Unlfo. cutting n blood vessel , and it Wds thought McMahon at ono time would blce , to death. McMahon Is n farmer , living three miles south of this place , and Is a quiet 'a'ftd ' peaceable citizen. Ural ? was under the iullucnco of liquor and supiwsotl ho had struck , the hardware man. Ho is now In the county jail and will prob ably remain thcro as H is hardly probable that he can obtain bail * rntsprcl * ot 'Oouil Crop * . FUU.EIITOX. Neb. , May 8. [ Special to Tits BKB. ] The weather at this point still remains - mains cool and cloudy , in consequence of which vegetation Is very backward. The recent rains have put the ground In splendid condition for plowing and farmers are pushIng - Ing their work vigorously. Corn planting has Just fairly begun , but as nearly all the ground is now ready for the planter another week of good weather will bring it to n close. Farmers arc feeling very confident of good crops this season and are in the best of spirits. JrxuTA , Neb. , May 8. [ Special to TUB Bur. . ] This part of Nebraska la receiving a good refreshing ram today which promises to continue throughout the night. Winter wheat was somewhat injured by dry weather , and early fruit by the late freeze. Antihunt > u * . > < tt'ft A4UI.ANU , Neb. , May 8. [ Special to Tun Bun.J Miss Mattie Catltn gave a taffj pull to a select party of friends Saturday even ing Ed La wson has severed his connection with the National Bank of Ashland and started on his return to his former home in London , Out. , Tuesday evening. At the meeting of the Board of Education Saturday week the following teachers were elected : Superintendent , J. W. Crabtree ; principal , H. I ) . Overbold ; assistant princi- cal , Dell 1C. Stratum : C. O. Cornelius , Cora McKco , Edith Clarke , Lillian Bell. Arthur Pancoast. Flora Donavan , Fannie Burllrg- nmoand Jessie Jardlnc. Siiloun KiM'pcr Sued. UEATIIICE , Neb. , May 8. [ Special Tele gram to Tin : BEF. . ] In April E. J. Sanders was thrown from a Hock Island train at liar- bine , receiving injuries which resulted in his death. Today suits were begun in the dis trict court by Nancy Sanders , his widow , against Benjamin Mainzcr. J. L. Schick , Grabriel Braun , Stephen Goussett , saloon keepers , and their sureties , the claim being made that Sanders was under the inltuenco of llquer procured at these saloons. The damage asked is $ Ti,000. To Svrurti a l'ri'iii.nl llnnlt. FUKMONT , Nob. , MayS. [ Special Telegram to Tin : BLI : . ] Ex-Congressman Dorsey gave real estate mortgages for 'i",000 to the Farmers and Merchants National banlt of this city today to secure the payment of money and Indebtedness which ho became responsible for to assist the First National Bank of Ponca before Its doors were closed. The above will in no way effect the Fanners and Merchants National bank , of which Otto Huette is president. I'nrin Ufnliluiifu llostro.ioil. HAUTIXOTOS , Neb. , May 8. LSl"-l-'lal Tele gram to THE BIE. ] The residence of Mrs. Elsie Britton , about two and one-half miles west of town , was Wittily destroyed by llro this morning. The lro | is supposed to have originated from a defective lluo up stairs. The building was \v6vth $1,000. Nearly all the furniture was destroyed. Insurance on furniture 100 , in tho-Oontincntal. Htulon Money Kucuvorctl * OAKIUI.E , Neb. , May 8. [ Special Tele gram to THE BEI J.-T- William Butler , an attache of the , Storrs hotel , Is under arrest for appropriating the pocketbook of C. A. Currier , a com mercial traveler. It contained flM and was taken from a bureau in the hotel where It had been placed for safe keeping. When ar rested ho returned $110 of the cash. Shot HlniMtll Thrimtjli tlio lliMln. STUAHT , Neb. , May -Special [ Telegram to Tun Br.r. . ] John Zoelner , a German living near Munk , Koya Paha county , committed suicide this morning by shooting himself through the brain with a revolver. His rea son for committing the act is not known. Ho was about 40 yours of ago and leaves a wife and two children. Ilenvy Html ICslute Sulc. FKBMOXT , Neb. , May H. [ SpecialTelegram to THE BEE. ] The old C. E. Mayno ranch of over 1,100 acres was sold today by the Platte Valley Stock companyto Ludoskoy Me- Maingal of Lincoln for $13,000. TO BUILD A BJHEifflAN HALL. Gnuxt llnzaur of I lie To I Joil Holtol on South Thirteenth Strcnt. The fair of the Bohemian Gymnastic so ciety opened Sunday at UilO South Thir teenth street for the purpose of providing funds for the erection of a turners hall in that locality is in full blast and will continue all week. A special program of at tractions has boon arranged for each day. This evening the young Bo hemians in the Union Pacific shops will render sovcral selections under the leadership of L. Hhynor. Music on the piano by Miss A. Mach , assisted by John Swoboda , will form another attraction. Tomorrow ovciiing will bo mostly devoted to exhibitions by the Bohemian and Danish gymnastic societies. The ladles of the Bo hemian assrvlation and the Swedish Singing society NorJen , with thirty members , have promised to give the visiting public a treat in vocal music. The cvoning's program will be closed by the Bohemian Catholic associa tion in a thntrical performance under the direction of Mr. ,1. Vranok. A social dance is on the program for Thursday , to which Mr. Joseph Harlicek will furnish the music. The grand radio will also take place on this day , as well as voting for the most popular Bohemian in Omaha. A contest for the ownursnip for a line banner , donated by J. II.Coivan , will bo commenced by different societies. On Friday thuro will be gymnastic oxhlbi- OR KJ ES Can be supported and rendered loss painful by using a SILK ELASTIC ANKLET or KNEE CAP. Write us for measurement blank. Dealers in Physicians and Hos pital Supplies. 1513 Dodge St. , Omaha , Nob. lions by the Tel Jwl. Soxol nnil Ocrmnn turners , anil vocal selections by indies will fill out the balance on the program. On Saturday , the last dny of the btiiaar. n grand ball will bo given n d uy remaining Articles closed out , The tninmso for which this fair Is held Is to iirovldo funds to cmiblo the Hohctnlan Uymnstlu society to build n larpo hall for the use of tlits nnd other societies in the southwestern part of the city. The association consists of the younffor class of the Bohemian clement who are nnxlous for n gymnasium. It Is nctlvo and jirofircs- slvo nnil well supported by the Bohemian people , who appreciate the benefits to bo de rived from physical training in a moral and social way. The preparations for the fair were very complete and it promises to bo a success in every way. NO SALOONS OPEN. I'ollco Coiiunl li.iicr/i U'lll Sriul II. Tajr Mill * It Copy of the Chief' * Itnpnrt. The Board of Fire and Pollco Commis sioners field its regular weekly meeting last ovonlng. The business transacted was mainly of a routine natiiro ex cept the retirement of Commissioner C5eorgo I. Gilbert. Mr. ( Jllbert has served six years uninterruptedly upon the board , and underwent the trials and tribulations incident to Its organization. Thu members expressed regret at his departure and wished him well for the future. Ills wlso counsel , they said , had been of great as sistance to them and tlioy were loath to part with It. Thcro was some cause for con gratulation , howuver , in the fact that Com missioner Howard B. Smith had been re tained. Police Officer Kirk was charged by A. F. Ivcllner with having Interfered with the latter In the legitimate pursuit of his busi ness us an expressman at the union depot. Ofllcer S. I ) . Cory was charged with havlnir smokoil , read newspapers and pl.ijed card * at engine house No. 8 while on duty. Both men were fully exonerated. Chief of Police Seavey asked'thtU his bond as nil olllcer bo canco led , claiming th.it there was no law which required him to pivo a bond. Under the charter he is obliged to take bail in bailable cases when the police court is not In session , and this request is made to exempt the chief from any liability which might arise under this provision. The request fora lire alarm box at Twenty- fourth and Wirt streets was deferred one week. Captain Cormack's leave of absence was extended thirty days ami George C. Crager's ten days. Leave of absence was granted to the following named employes of the iKillco and fire dop.irtments : 1) . W. Her , K. D. Mitchell , Henry W. Dunn and G. 11. Curry , flvo days , and Mark M. Starlcy nnd J.V. . Fitzsimmons , ten days. The chief of police reported that twenty- live of his patrolmen nud two detectives had on last Sunday visited and watched -07 saloons ot the city and wore unable to dis cover any Infractions of the Sunday law. This was considered by the members of the board as a very fovorable she wing and it was suggested that a copy of the report bo forwarded to Kov. B. Kay Mills of revival fame , in order to convince him that Omaha's morality had not readied such a low ebb as some of his statements might lead the outside - side world to believe. It was announced that the members of the board would examine applicants for the fire department on next Saturday afternoon at 2 p. m. That AYEH'S Sarsap.irilla CUKES OTiiEits of Scrofulous Diseases , Eruptions , Boils , Eczema , Liver and Kidney Diseases , Dyspepsia , Rheu matism , and Catarrh should bo con vincing that the saino course of treatment WILL CUKE YOU. All that 1ms been said of the wonderful cures effected by the use of during the past 50 years , truthfully applies to-day. It is , in every sense , The Superior Medicine. Its cura tive properties , strength , elTcct , and flavor are always the same ; and for whatever blood disease ? AYEH'S Sarsaparilla is taken , they yield to tliis treatment. When you ask for don't be induced to purchase any of the worthless substitutes , which are mostly mixtures of the cheapest in gredients , contain no sarsaparilla , have no uniform standard of ap pearance , flavor , or effect , are blood- purifiers in name only , and are of fered to you because there is moro profit in selling them. Take I'rcimreil hy Dr. I 0. A\orScCo. , Lowell , Mnna. Horn by all UrMi isu , I'IITLJ ) , on bottles , $5. Cures others will cure you TO WORLD'S FAIR VISITORS The Qlenarm Kur pcan Hotel , offers quiet and convenient quarters , lit moderate ptires. All World's Fair I.mci within two block.15 mliuitcto cither Exp sition orlitisineu center , fur five cent fare. Nculy and handsomely furniihed and dc < orated. Elevator , KIcctric lishti. Suits nf rooms for families Ili h CUsi Restaurant Kates , $1.50 to $2.50 per day. Address , THE GLSfJARfV HOTEL. CO. R. E. Cor. Indiana Ave. tc. 22d St. Chicago , 111. Refer to A. F. Scelierqer. Trea . , World's Colum bian l\r ) > .it"n and 1'rcs. , Market National Dank. Chicago , lllinou. Omaha's FsJewasl Hotel ( DR. 12TH AH3 HO//AR3 in , it llooms ut S..V ) per ( U/ . ( I Ilooni3 nttl.fW pur < lir- ICHcomintli lUt'i at f ! . ' ) ) inrlxr. lOlloouit wltli ll.it ! > at > I.i ) to UHpir Dr. OPEN I ± l LJ A.LJGUST 1st Modern 111 1'Ivcry Konprct , .N ly I'urnUlinilThron liuut C. S. ENB. Pro . NOW Cor. Kitlt tnul C'liU'iiifii His. Opposite Jefferson Square First cum lu uvory rtupuot. Iliill < lin2 uui furniture uNtlroly now Aniurlcuti plnn , JJ ( JO | > ur 'lav. Kurnpaitii ptun , tl.uX ) our Jay. bpoulal rjtiM by tlio WUUK. M. J. FUA.NCK , Prop. Continental Clothing House SAF.CIAL SALE or MACKINTOSHES This week wo will soil men's fjrny diagonal cusstnioro conta , handsome- plaid lln * f \ / " " \ Inns , o- Inches long nnd , \ _ ) \J " ( Much cnpo , for 1'litlil cnsslmoro nil wool stir . face , pluld Unities , full CT" " O length body nnd capo , slvosD Cj 30 to 40. 1'rteo T * Blue trlnot , nil wool ami gunranlood , nobby , plaid lining , with I'iMiieh nilll- itnry cajio , usually sold for Sill00 , nt Our celebrated black para matta , the bust ( rni'inont on the markut , will bo sold $9.75 this week ut. Continental Clothing House , Fiftconn0tias str mineral water will pro duce the beneficial results that follow taking GE E or more of "BEECHAM'S PBLLS"with a glass of water immediately upon arising in the morning. . rainless. ECfoctunl. Coveveil with atnstclnwi , gnlubtn coatlnc , " Worth n guinea n box. " 1'rlco only IB < vnio. Of all druggists , or a box will bo limited on receipt of 2.icta. In stnmpa by 13. F. Allen Co , SOS Canal St. , Now York. YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT MEANS UNTIL PERFECTION IN COCOA YOU HAVE TRIED -BEST AND GOES FARTHEST- ) Hlghly Dlyesllblu nud Nutritious. Made instantly with boiling water or milk. , 1316 DouQlas Street , Omaha , Neb. Tlioemlnnnt itpoclnUit In njrrotit. chronic , prlv.M . blood , t'tln an I url'iiujilliaiin. . A.ronUr rexlaturod itnulunto In mMlclna , niiUplomki a 1 cjnlrmioi wlU h3 * , U itlll trutllni with 1113 grJUlit sucoess cntarrli. lo t man 1001 , iivnlnil woiitiHi. : nU.it 101131 nil mil form of prlrit3 illunsi. No mercury mod NOIT truntmont for Ion uf vlt U IIJVTJT. r.lrlll tin tbU to visit nnnur bJtrjUjt ill Ii3'iu bycorrcspumltinco. Moillolnaor InUr.ioimti it br mill or utin 133 ir.tlf | > viti ! , no mar it to lull * cnlucontonMursontlor. Ono pnrionul interview prjfjrrjil. Consultation frjj. Ojrrjti'oiiilunaj utrlotlr prlvuto. Hook ( Mystarloi of l.lfo ) sent froj. OtlloA liourj'J a. m. to J p. m. dunlir * U A. ui. U U m. anil sumpfor circular. PROTECT AND MOVE YOUR SIOHT. Spectacles and Eyeglasses Are the Best. [ EYES TESTED FREE. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED | J. F. PONDER , Mgr. QPTlGfllGQ , , 222S.16t'iSt.1"1 'WffS Kg tgJ > Jii-ia aB Just in Our Importation of Exclusive Style ] la Spring Woolens. Paxton Hotel Building. PROTECT YOUR EYES , The wnll known New York and St. Louis Eye Export will bo in Omiihii , Nob. . Mny 2-2 to U" , nt the store of his i MAX MEYER &BRO , CO. , nnd Imvo yonroyos scientifically tested mid fitted with u pair uf his colobnitoJ iionchnn oiiblo specluclos. Uomombor , 0 days only. MAX MEYER & BRO. CO. , Ho/c > . n lor Oiim/m , .Nt > l . COFJSULTATIDM F.EE. A - STRAIGHT - TIPI ON STRAIGHT COLLARS. Styles may come and styles may no , but the straight shape of collar , In Its various modifi cations , it always in style and always tiresby. Many prefer U to any other shape , and there is a Urge class of tasteful drcsseis with vlom it Mill Ee perennially popular. We illustrate htlow the correct thin ? , tinder hoth of our leading brands , and in two widths. Try them. CLUEIT GRAND , 2Cc. ( Chlcaicc , VVIdt ; ( Uvaldn , Medium , COON OriAND. 20 c. ( GrenadaWide ; < Maroate , Medium. A perfect fitting anil satisfactory carment U nl.at we zuarantec in the "Monarch1 * Shirt. CLUETT , COON & CO. tttwwrvn/wvwuw pfpiUflnh ululvftiilil TO ATTAIN ? tlicrllri'li , iciluMtliaii'ineil ) . hclcntincallylheS Kmiiil vulujljlu , mtUtiiMlli Km molt U-aiiUfnl c | > inoilli'iil t * 'lt < " ' > | iubll hrrt , i-t tagf , fM-ty < i I IIUKII Iji-arin - ii i.nlf l-iio liliikiratu n In lints > f sul/Jcctmrpiiicil Sn uu Ixtllltt , limu'lmpy. a t Hterlllty , l > ovflo munt. Varlioioli , lite Ilus > , l > i nil. llioivo Iiui-D.llnir Marrlapp. c-tf. > f.'r f i/ man trko irr.vfif tnnw r/n / ( tinnn Tntttit. 5 > / / ifv.un fi'lu. the dlil Kirult 11114 ! Km l > J > Jc iri . ' .U-iKnl , in.ri tit 4tii'llr-1 I" Mar 5 ' . - Ifil / . ! < , i < < i < i iniiM nttmt jar j.n /u/ir J > iTan-f n\intr tm r tutfaVi. thm > id uritc fi r ttii S woxntnirr. I.ITTI IUIOK 3 l te > lll bo M.-UI fri-i. . unitrr M-1 , while thnnil Jiilnn ! . titnln u-e. nml If nmrrlfd ur luile. , ' Adilrcm ( ho pulilKlirm. ERIE MEDICAL CO. , Dufftle , N. Y. OF ALL KINDS. WE RETAIL AT WHOLESALE PRICES Syringes. Air Pillows. Atomizers. Tubing. Invalid CusliioDs. HuMier Gloves. Water liodltt. 1HE ALOE & PENFOLD 00 , , DKAI.niS IN iMifH , < ! , / > /til SiifipIioM. South 15th. St. Next to PostoUloo. Professional Ntirsc , Trout ? : ill kluJs of diseases , Internal nnu ox- toriiul. ( InnruntciM In ovnry caso. Money ra- fumlc.l In uIlcaB < M where patient is illsvitu- nod. No roulir : feu clmrjod. I-utlcata jriv whf.tovcr amount Uioy 0:111 : alTurJ for trjit- : inont. ! 8 < h and Oapito ) Ave , Oounso IHoulc , Uooina (1. ( 7 ami 8 , Uiniiha JMntlopal /j/ii'osirottv. Capital . $100,000 Surplus . . $ ( I5OUO ( mrermntlDlractori-lloarr W. Vntei. pr It. r. ruililnTla - > praill m ; U. 4. vturloi. V. / Mori * Jiilmrt. Uolllai JN. . U. l'-itrlg < ; Ujtll I , caiblar- THE mow BANK.