OCR Interpretation

Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, June 25, 1893, Image 10

Image and text provided by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn99021999/1893-06-25/ed-1/seq-10/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for 10

Qonclavo of Mystlo Shrinors at the Cincin
nati Oasis.
of tlio KnlRltls of Pythian-Ancient
Order of United Workmen
Moilcrn W.'oilmen
Other Hacietlei. ,
The annual conclnvo of the nobles of tlio'
Ancient nnd Arabia Order of the Mysllo
Shrlno at the oasis of Cincinnati lias passed
Inlo history , and tlio pilgrimages of tbo
Bblolfs and nobles across Iho burning siinds
to their homos In Uio north , the south and
cast nnd west , liavo been completed. At tbo
oasis of Cincinnati the cun of hospitality
was filled oven unto the brim and lasted
with a relish und praises by the weary no-
blcs , who traveled from far and near to Join
In tbo councils of the who men and the feastIng -
Ing of tbo followers of All. It was an occa
sion long to bo remembered , and even the
faithful camels snlrTcd ibo ntr In approba
The nobles of Tangier of the oasis of
Omaha wcro there In numbers not too numer
ous , but these who Journeyed to the Mecca
made themselves known oven unto all , and
bore homo with them Iho good will and kind
remembrances of the visiting nobles from all
points of the compass. The well In the torn-
plo of Tangier was visited by the nobloswho
have not forgotten the enjoyable times of
ono year ago , when they Journeyed to the
oasis of Omaha nnd found pleasure oven
unto the limit thereof. ,
The roster of Tanglor showed the follow
ing to bo present : W. S. Mount , Gustav
Anderson nnd daughter , I. C. Sutphon , John
11. Porter , T. lit Humphreys nnd wife ,
Ulchard Smith , Frank E. Moorcs , II. C.
Akin. I. O. Unodos , Mrs. I. O. Uhodos , H.
It. Baugban , D. W. Van Cott , wlfo nnd son ,
Mrs. Strong , Moritz Meyer and wife , Noble
Ilnlin , D. H. Mercer , C. U. Fowler nnd wlfo.
The Conimorclal-Garotlo gives tjio follow
ing paragraphs lo the Nobles of Tangier and
the pitching of thulr tents nt the Mecca :
Tangier of Oinahn nro quartered in the rof-
'fooroomof the ( Irtuid iiotol , near the olllco ,
nndnro luxuriously lilted up with a punch
bowl nnd all thn accoutrements of genuine
llry'loulna ot tbo ( Insert. In thu rear tlio llr.st
dli'litsliowM thu following Inscription :
"Ooru from Nebraska , wlno from California
nnd oil from Wyoming. Arabs , this Is u good
plnco to pitch your Hint , "
Tills Blun U n relic of the recent successful
convocation at Omahu , lint Is an appropriate
fclgn ot welcome.V. . J. Mount of thu templu Is
In chanro , and greet * the wanderers with
warm 'Toaco bo wllh you. "
The elegant banner of this temple has been
dOHCilbcii , but In connection with It may bo
mentioned .something of which Tangier Is also
And this IsthobabyShrlnor , Hon. D.ivld II
Mercer of Tangier temple , who Is ono of the
many honored guests of Omaha. Ho was
elected against a majority of Q.uOU democratic ,
nnd was Hunt to congress us tbo republican
boy candidate.
Dick" Smith , the hustling politician , I' .
with him In . all his glory , nnd None of thu
- greatest politicians ot the state , and Iho most
affable ot men.
Another novelty of the To tuple li that do-
nlgncd by .low 'or Van Cott , who accompanies
thoni. itlsl.uCOc rds of the onler In silver
pinto , which U probably the most gorgeous o
nil tbo on rds soon In the convocation.
The Tangier crowd ouch wonr a uociillnrly
fOiancil Jewel , the crescent of-whlch Is formud
of the tusks of the wild boar.
Colonel Dick Smith of Onmha Is thollfoof the
Tnintlur nobles. Ho Is right royiilly dolnR tin
part ot mlno host ut Omaha hcndiiiiartord aiu
comes near knowing his huslnevi.
> t Colonul Prank Moores. cleric of Iho dlstrlc
cifnrt lit Omaha , nnd an ux-Hamlltonlan , !
responsible for a good part of the provalim
spirit of goodifullowshlp. With true fralorna
iilVoctlim ho IIIIH led many a comnido to th <
sparkling waters ofaiii7Vin , where ovftry
thins was hurled deep In the ashes of forgetfulness -
fulness save that tlioy were boys loxothe
once more. Colonel iMonro.s was born at llnm
llton utnnty years ago , butdoos not show sign
of age. Ho says that be will nnvor bo too ol
to learn or to attend a ShrlnurV moot I MR.
Major H. O. Akin , malinger and treasurer o
tboVstern Newspaper union of Omaha , 1
one nf those big-hearted squls that rndlat
Rood cheer nrlicrnvor they go. Ho Is a con
bplcuous figure abouttho Tangier wull.
I. U. Ithoados ot Umaha Is a popular Tan
gler who Uglad to have butvlvcd to alien
this meeting.
The Enquirer nlso gave Tangier nnd her
nobles duo prominence nnd printed brlof
biographies of Gustavo Anderson , the im
perial captain of the order , nnd Henry C.
Altln , tbo potcntato of Tangier tomplo.
On the return pilgrimage tbo , nobles Jour
neyed In directions pleasing to themselves.
Colonel Moores and Dick Smith were the ad
vance guard to nrrlvo hero nnd they have
been relating to tno stay-at-boino nobles
wonderful latos of the convocation. Colonel
Moorcs says ho enjoyed himself more than
when ho ascended Kiffej tower and poured
down upon the heads' of all Paris bis
famous "Bottom of the Sea. " Ho pro
nounces tbo' only clo und on tbo horizon of
enjoyment Congressman Mercer's persist
ency in feeding Iho camels on Agricultural
department seeds , intended for his constituency
, ' 'nut " Colonel Moores "wo
ency , says , ap
preciated tbo fact that Dave was unaware
whom the seeds wore Intended for , and when
bo received a carload for the annual con
gressional distribution In his district ho
straightforward concluded that Sterling
Morton wan n noble nnd bad sent them lo
him lo cast before Uio.camels. Naturally ,
lie forwarded them to the oasis of Cincin
nati at an enormous expense of 'stcon dollars
lars , Instead of distributing them broadcast
among the constituency in Sarpy nrul Wash
ington couutjcs. But with oven this great
trouble wo had a fjmo-worlh.v of the event ,
nnd wo found pleasure In nnticitmtlng the
f act-that when DAVO pots down to Washington -
ton and lias a few confabs with Jerry Simp
son ho will know more ubout samples of
ncods from'tho Agricultural department ,
und their value as a vote getter , and will bo
able to discriminate between n car Icud of
pumpkin seeds and camel food. "
The conclave commenced with Monday
nnd ondpd with Wednesday. The sessions
of tbo Imperial council were interesting nnd
a great deal of good for ttiq order waj
brought ubout by Its deliberations.
KnlKhiM nf I'ytliHn ,
Never In the history of tbo order In this
city has Its ( growth und prosperity In the
g Ut direction boon so manifest nt nt the
present , oauh ledge having all the work it
cau do , .the candidates being from among
the best business men of Iho city.
It was the writer's pleasure to bo present
n the regular sosslon of Nebraska ledge
No , 1 , Wednesday evening , when the second
rank was conferred upon one of our most
prominent buslnehs men. And well may
this lodge claim to be the banner lodge of
this i-lty , and , as 1 think , also of the stale ,
for no liner work was over exemplified in
uny ensile hall .than was douo on Hint oc
casion , Tbo nrothcrs of Nebraska No. 1
take great pride In their work nnd Justly
thny may , for they are as Jolly and friendly
a lot of folloxvs as any ont > could wish to
meet , A stranger crossing their portal
nlwaya receives a * cordial welcome and Is
madu lo feel at homo at oucu. The In others
make thlsn strong point in their work ,
Next Wednesday evening they confer Iho
third rank , and wo are told that this is their
stronghold , excelling all others in Hie beauty
nnd sublimity of their won : . All members
and visiting brothers are requested lo be
Lincoln ICnIghts nro arranging for an ex
cursion to this city In thu near future.
Thursday a delegation from tlio capital cily
headed by Dr. J , 12 , Douglas called upon the
different roads to secure reduced rates.
Monday ovciilng Myrtle lodge No. a con-
„ ferrcd the second degieo upon three cnndl-
lv.ltos. It was the llrsl time the new ritual
lias been worked upon iho floor nnd every
thing went olT in n successful und Impres-
BVVV ! manner. The paraphernalia of the
lodge Is thu very latest In design nnd some
very pretty offcrts are secured with iho
many Incandescent lights In the lodge room ,
Which ore ponnitteif to burn In numbers de
manded by the occasion. It required thirty-
two Knights to comluol the won : .
Tito grant ! lodges of Idaho , Indiana , Maul-
lobu. Nevada , North Carolina , Ontario nnd
Bouth Dakota have mot duriuc the present
month In annual session ,
InOlnua has : < $5 subordinate lodges and
new rhnrtois are being applied for ,
Texas baa 1S3 subordinate lodges , with a
membership of 11HJ. At the recent session
f ihe ( fraud lodge of the Ixmo Star state
llm siipromo chancellor general WAS In at
Atirtnnt Order ot Unltnil Wnrkmnn.
Monday , July 17 , will bo Ancient Order of
United Workmen day at the Fremont Chnu-
tauqiia. The Omaha lodges have named
committees to arrange for the attendance of
the members from thli city. Reduced r.Ues
on the railroads Oiavo been applied for nnd
iwill probably bo secured. On that iiny all
Workmen nnd members of the Degree of
Honor wearing badges will bo admitted free.
Ono of the largest picnics of the season
occurred at Itobcrt's prove , Just west of
Sownrd , Friday. The day was a beautiful
ono , and served to bring out nearly fiOO
Workmen with their families nnd frlonds.
It was a gathering for enjoyment of the nix
lodges of Sownrd county , nnd the day was
passed In a pleasant manner. O. J. Van
dyke , the grand lecturer of the order , de
livered n lengthy address. Otbor short ad
dresses wcro made by members of the order.
A grand haskot dinner was heartily on-
Joyed. Purlin : the afternoon , n b.tnd of
music ; enlivened the occasion nnd n glee
clubi of good singers contributed to the
pleasures , Oames were Indulged in. It
was nn old fashioned picnic and thoroughly
Upchurch ledge No. 2 , Degree of Honor , of
Souih Omnha.has elected officers for the ensuing -
suing your ns follows : Mrs. J. A. Hall ,
chief of honor ; Mrs. Madison , past chief ;
Mrs. D. Sullivan , lady of honor ; Mrs.
Hothuminl , recorder ; Mrs. Shcrmanf'troas-
uror ; Mr. Hedges , financier ; Mrs. Owens ,
usher ; Miss Dlaldol , chief ot ceremonies.
.Mixlrrn VYoodincm of Amnricn.
Camp 1773 of Alma recently gave a
banquet at the opera house In honor ot the
order nnd In behalf of the families of the
woodmen , as well ns n numberof _ Invited
gucsta. Tlio opera house was'taxed tolls
utmost capacity , the attendance numbering
about iiOJ people. The Alma string band
furnished excellent innate for the occasion
and Neighbor Hull addressed the throng in
a very impressive manner. An elaborate
repast was spread before the members of
the lodge , their families nnd invited guests ,
which constituted ono of the Important
'features of the evening's pleasures. This
was by far the largest gathering over
congregated nt a oanquot In Alma. The
membership of the camp numbers forty-
Mrs. II. E. Shidncr of Stromburg , Insti
tuting deputy of the Itoyal Neighbors ,
founded n camp nt Falrllold recently.
Clover Loaf camp , Uoynl Nelghlwrs , of
South Omaha , has been organized about fif
teen months. Its membership now roaches
forty-nine , with six candidates to bo initi
ated. Tbo camp is prospering under the fol
lowing onicers :
P. O. , Mrs.jJacobs } ; O. , Mrs. Jonnlo
Walker ; V. O. , Mrs. Frank I. l-.ce ; Ms.Mrs. .
W. M. Post and Mrs. T. T. Mungor ; C. , Mrs.
Amy Sherwood.
ThoCharaclora : F.ilth. Mrs. Frank Hob-
blck ; courage , Mrs. W. 13. Myers ; modesty ,
Mrs. Jennie Hnthway ; unselfishness , Mrs.
M. C. Thompson ; endurance , Mrs. LUzio
Minor Anto-ltonm Tnlk.
Past Chief Harry Lawrlo of the Order of
Scottish Clans is In Duluth , where ho at
tended last wqelc the Iloyal Clan meeting.
Theodora Houck , William Butt , J. P.
Lund , F. C. Itumohr , F. Fuchs , John Bau-
mer and F. Stoockcr flenartod for Chicago
Friday to attend the convention of Plaits
doulschcr vorolns.
The Knights of the Maccabees , an Insur
anro order of note In this country and Can
ad.t , is being pushed forward in Nebraska.
In less than two years twenty-eight lodges
have been instituted in the state. 13. M.
Wright , the supreme deputy , is organizing n
ledge in Omaha. . The charter list will re
main open for thirty days. Mr. Wright ox-
pccls lo induce the supreme olllccrs to visit
Onmha in October.
Robert Greene.
Sweet are the llioiights that savor of contonl
The qulut mind Is rlchor-thaua crown ;
Sweet are the nights In careless slumber
1 Spent *
The poor dstalo scorns Fortune's angry
Such Hwout content , such minds , such sleep ,
such bliss ,
Beggars enjoy , when princes oft do mtss.
The homely house that harbors quiet ro.it ,
The cottage that affords no prldo or cnro ,
The inunii that 'grous with country music best ,
The sweet consort ot mirth and music's fare ,
Obscured llfo sols down a lyuo of bliss ;
A mind content both crown and klndom Is.
Henry Wclsol of Hollorton , Pn. , owns a
iblo printed in 1541 , weighing llftoon pounds
The General Theological seminary of Nov
York city graduated u class of Ihlrty-tbroo
members recently ,
The llftoonth congress of the Protostnn
Episcopal church will bo hold In Now York
city in November next.
The Congregational church in Honolulu
raises $ Ii. > ,000 n year for religious purposes
an average of $70 a member.
The 40,000 Congregationalism of Illinois
cnnlribulcd to church work last year $1,000-
000 , "J30,000 of which was for missions.
Tho'J50th anniversary of the founding of
Newman Congregational church , in Hum-
fpril In the town of East Providence , was ob
served Juno 7.
A Stockholm police authority says the
Salvation army bus accomplished moro in
its struggle with crlmo und misery than all
other organisations put together.
Bronze doors cast In ono piece and decor
ated with panels carved m relief are Mr.
William Waldorf Astor's gift to Trinity
church In memory of his father , thu late
John Jacob Astor.
Statistics of the Wesleyan Methodist
church In Great Ilritain show a total mem
bership last your of 437,7.i'J , an increase of
U.7SO 6vor the previous yearnnd3'JOlO , mem
bers on trial , , an Increase. , of 4,470.
Washington city has nearly iiOO churches.
The Methodists Imvo 5-2 , the Baptists 45. the
Episcopalians 20 , the Presbyterians JJ1 , tlio
Itoman Catholics 1 ! ! . -Lutherans 10 , Con-
grognitonalists 4 , iho Hebrews nnd the
Dlsulplcs 2 each , und the Uuivorsulists ,
Unitarians undSwcdonborglans I each.
Master Kobby Hlchtor , who Is 8 years old ,
preached last Sunday his second annual ser
mon In the pulpit of the Congregational
church of North Now York. Uobby Is
pleasingly free from anything suggesting
the "Infant prodigy. " His forolioad does not
bulge , bis eyes have no faraway look , but
twinkle In healthy , merry , boyish manner ,
and he delivers his
sermon in a conver
sational tone , without rant or affectation.
The leading protestant missions In the em
pire of Japan are as follows : American
board , churches OJ , members 10,700 ; I'rosby-
tin-inns , churches 74 , members llllKj Amur- !
can Molhoillst Episcopal , churches 5S , mem
bers ! ) ,111 ; Canada Methodist Episcopal ,
churches ! iJ , members 1,700 ; American
Proteslant Eplscopil churches U7 , members
1,400 ; Ixwdon Missionary society , churches
! )0 ) , members 'J.IOO ; Baptist Missionary
union , churches , IS , members 1,311) ) .
The summaries of statistics of the Con-
gregatlonal ehurolios In this country ,
nn Incrqaso'of fJUO.'JS.-i. " Thu total uddTtlo'iis
to the churches have been 54fi7o , of which
8t | , > 33 wern on confession. There have been
11,010 adult baptisms and lO.W Infant
The most serious menace to church-going
In England Is said to bo oyclinj. A few
churches have trltut to inducu wheelmen to
como In for morning sen Ice , but thu bicycles
of & few who linvo done so Imvo boon sio'.on '
bv local church members , and the wheelmen
now say that they will not go to church
unless the church Insures their machines.
Many of the clergy have become enthusiastic
wheelmen , und It is said that one country
parson who was recently called on to ofllclatu
nt a funeral wanted to rldo to tlio couiotery
on a ivheel , wearing his surplice ,
At the alxty-soventh annual mooting of
Iho American Homo Missionary Society of
Congrogatlonal churches , in Haraloga , the
minimi report showed that the society , dur
ing Iho year in review , had employed 3.0M
missionary laborers , Jn forty-seven stales
nnd territories. The aggregaleuf missionary -
ary labor performed was la.Ol years. Ko.
vivals had been reported by 914 missionaries.
The additions to the home missionary
churches Uad been 1I.2& ) , of whom 7,4JU
caino on confession of faith. Tlio now
churches organized numbered 140 , and
sovcut.v-Jl 10 churches attained self support ,
The tattl 'acolnti were t775.ii01.oS.
Eoads in DnnfarmUno Dasoribecl by United
Etitos Commercial Agent Raid.
Initruotlra 1'aet * nloanncl from the J' -
perlenoo nt Oldnr Cnuntrlot How
ItoaUs Are Mnilo nnil Itonr They
Arc Krpt In Ilnpilr ,
I nm indebted for much of what fol
lows to pbraoiml interviews with and
documents furuUhod to nip by John
Mnulonnnn , osq. , for uotno years pro3l
dent of the Association of Uoad Sur
veyors for Scotland.
1. lload Routes. Other things bolnp
equal , a road route should bo chosen
having the frdost exposure to slm and
2. Gradients. Gradients should not
oxceu'd ono In forty. Easy gradients are
preferable to dead levels , securing drier
and moro compact roads.
3. Foundations. All roads should Imvo
foundations to bo determined by the
character of the soil on which they are
laid. On roads of moderate travel , the
soil light and the natural or unstonod
road , well compacted , unbroken and of
easy gradient , the necessity for special
foundations is absent , und , according to
Macadam , unnecessary. Whenever ,
however , the surface is broken either
to elevate or depress , the ground should
bo well rolled or tamped. Whore the
soil is soft and yielding or , an
active tralllc is likely , the foundations
become important. Stones laid on their
tlattcst slilo and compacted with broken
metal , ashes , or the like , require to bo
carefully laid. Even cement , in which
gravel forms a useful constituent , becomes -
comes essential if the nature of the soil
is yielding and the tralllo heavy. New
macadam roads are now generally made
with a foundation from six to twelve
inches of stone shivers , slag , brick rub
bish , or other inferior character , on
which six inches of hard metal is laid.
4. Drains. In forming road founda
tions the proper provision of drains ia
important. These , whether by side
ditches or by lateral or transverse care
fully constructed drains , are essential tea
a good and economical maintenance of a
roadundur the best conditions. Existing
conditions will determine their char
acter and mode of structure.
5. Character of Stones The stones
employed on Scotch roads are of the
hardest and toughest obtainable. In
these the grariitea are by far the most
serviceable , and that because of their
unstratiflod character. Granite , named
so from its coarse , granular
struoturo.has for its prevailing elements
a crystalline compound of three simple
minerals feldspar , silica or quart/ , and
mica silica varying in proportion from
03 to 80 per cent , and usually in an
amorphous condition , cementing the
feldspar and mica. Granite is capable
of absorbing ton pounds of water per
cubic yard = 1.450 of its weight. Per
haps the most valuable stone for macad
amising roads is the Welch stoutgrey , -
wacko of Ponmaonaur , in Wales , winch ,
while of the same weight as granite , is
much harder and is.so highly esteemed
that enormous quantities are sent "by-
ship and rail to the largo towns in the
north of England , Scotland and Ireland.
This shows the value7 of hardness in the
metal for public roads. The following
table may bo of interest :
< n w rra * i nye
O O r' 2 7
Oraywacko 2.75 7.54 1 part In 1041
Granite , Scotch 2.G7 5.74 Ipartin490.
SaniKtonu.Knullsli. 2.41 4.38 1 part In 47.
Of Scotch granites Guernsey is the
most durable. The most importu.nl
quality in atone , for roadiuakmg is
toughness. Moro hardness without
toughnqss is of no use , as suoh stone be
comes rapidly I'oducod to powder by the
action of wheels. The sandstones ant
limestone : ) are to bo avoided because ol
their alllnity for water , ' by which' in
frosty weather , which has boon preceded
ceded by wet , they are split up into powder
dor and the solidity of the road is de
0. Breaking the Stono. The quality
of tlio stone proper for tlio metaling of
the road is scarcely rnoro important
than its preparation. It should bo ro-
dnccd to angular fragments of such a
size that each pieno will pass ft-ooly
through a ring of two and one-half
inches in diameter in every direction.
Broken stone i.s superior to gravel , and ,
wherever obtainable , should always bo
employed. Pebbles , when donned ,
never bind until Jhoy become ground
and worn down und are incapable of sup
porting the pressure of heavy wheels.
If gravel bo employed , experience
seems to indicate that it is bust to Icavo
some binding material to adhere in order
to secure firmness and cohesion.
There has been introduced into the
service of the roads in this district a
stone breaking machlno with good olloct'
and economical result * ) . Tlio compara
tive cost of breaking stone by machine
and hand labor is us Is per ton for the
former against 2s , ' ! d per ton for hand
labor. In a trial of the two systems
; to2. , " > cubic yards of stone broken by
machine cost 109 18s 7d , while the
same quantity broken by hand cost
7. Metaling the Road. The founda
tion of the road having boon carefully
provided , and whichtas has boon.Htated ,
can bo done either for roads of moderate
travel by thoroughly drying and solidify
ing the soil by tamping or rolling , or ,
as recommended by able engineers
roads of larger travel , of using soft
stones or cinders , the stones being
' 'carefully sot by hand , broad end down ,
in tlio form of a close , neat pavement , "
there shall then bo placed six 'nchos ' of
broken stone to such width as may bo
desired , but so laid that the entire
width shall form a convex line or seg
ment of a Hat ellipsis , the arch of which
shall not exceed six inches in thirty
feet. This shape not only assists the
water to pass from the center toward
the sides , but contributes to the drying
of the road by allowing thu action of the
sun and air to produce a great degree of
evaporation. The use of the steam
roller in at once compacting and smooth
ing the road , it is believed , IB becoming
more and moro acceptable , and produc
ing , both In construction and repairs ,
very useful results.
8. Uoad Repair. Tlio following quota
tion from u report of Government Sur
veyor Muclonnan is pertinent and complete -
ploto :
' Tlio chief end of road repair \a \ a
smooth , hard and slightly elastic sur
face. To secure this the metal should
bo of uniform size and quality. Small
two-inch whiiihtono metal is , in my
opinion , the best. Largo metal , although
ever so well bindod und rolled , will in a
very short time present an uneven sur
face , not having the same capacity for
forming into the concrete as when
smaller. Hard und soft stonus should
not bo mixed. The soft stones uro
quickly ground into mud , while the hard
protrude , romlorlnif the surface rough
And unoyon. Whoivtbc mirfiico la very
sorely worn I apply.jn mall sprinkling
of clay to glvo n.i bed for the now
material. Work ot .this kind requires
experience nnd earp , I believe in
giving _ _ good , ptinypxlty to the
road. Water Bhoufji r\n \ | oft quickly to
avoid great waste oJid.fdamaRO. After
distributing metal intone roller of ono
ton weight is used to secure n fair sur
face. In the iimttoir of 'binding' ' ' 1 am
convinced that wlioro- the subsoil is re
tentive and the surrounding ground wet ,
snongy , nnd of n clay nature , the loss
binding the bottofl tor the road. A
smooth and beautiful ' 'surface may bo
quickly secured , but'ttib deterioration is
equally rapid. The men appointed for
surface repair have much to do with the
road's success and should bo selected
with great care. "
0. Foot Roads , The provision of foot
paths is important , but seems not gener
ally provided for. Wlicn made , the
refuse of the road and gravel are used.
' 10. Depots. On all Important roads
depots of stone occupying a small space ,
moro or loss frequently , along the
margin of the road , are provided , whore
the stone Is broken , generally by hand ,
nnd kept ready for use. '
11. ElTect on Property Valuation. To
this inquiry the prompt reply was !
"Roads are the llfo anu necessity and
hope of all Scottish industries , nnd their
value increases rather than diminishes
with railroad extension. Property
would without them bo comparatively
valueless. "
VKOL'LK ASM ruitfas.
World's fair finances are looking up and
expenses nro going down.
The great American doadhond Is too
numerous to bo overlooked In , Jtiokson park.
A prominent Clucaeoan publicly asserts
his belief in the existence of "a personal
dovll. " Try bichloride oxorclso.
Mrs. Grant donlos the truth of published
stories to tbo effect that her granddaughter ,
Vivien Sartorls , Is to study for the singe.
The Missouri supreme court annulled the
law under which vagrants wore sold at auc
tion. Thus another Missouri Industry goes
to the wall.
Dark as the BorJon mystery appears , It
has a counterpart In the painfully f utllo
"pull" of certain aspirants hereabouts for
federal honors.
There is much truth In the expression :
"Talent Is perspiration. " The talent at
Shoopshoud has not recovered from the
Suburban sweat.
Cleveland wolghs only 303 pounds. Still
this accurate statement will not shako the
ton-llko impression made when ho sat on
hungry hunters for nlo.
Mrs. fda Tims KlocUor of Iowa , on author
ity on all race questions , has reported every
race that has taken plaoo on the famous In-
dcnondnnco track since it was opened four
years ago.
St. Paul figures out a dlreotory population
of 225,000. As a manipulator of imputation
statistics St. Paul was awarded the bolt
throe years ago , and the town is determined
to hold the prlzo.
The poet who asked , 'what is so rare as a
day in Juno ? " should train' ' his telescope on
the sun burnt cuticle of New Yorkers just
now. Ninety-olcht irC th'fc shade is suQl-
clcntly rare for Juno brjari.il other month.
The ax used by Gladstone in chopping
trees is to bo oxhibitoil at the World's fair.
Unfortunately the "ax that Adlai swung"
has an engagement Itt' Vushlngton that for
bids a summer vacation' . ' j '
Much praise is lavlshiodcby the press on
the addresses of the "Jlajvycrs in a recent
celebrated case. Yut for touching eloquence
and thrilling though subduod-toaos , the ad
dress of the casliicr otfpayday is without a
poor. His "llgures pf seoch" ) ) possess a
mellow golden ring that the storied tusks of
tlmo cannot modify. _ _
It Is said that d NeVraslfiln anxious to sac
rifice himself foi a feuer'al salary , and con
stitutionally averse jjto'j-witltions , recently
wrote , a connucutiiil.nolo- . President. Cleveland -
land > incloslngf phoiBgtpph as a guarantee
of good 'faith. After givlnK < a minuto''des-
crlptlon of his physical chatios and fascinat
ing address , ho cloied. ' with' ' this touching
peroration : "If you Have any oftlcos hunting
for a man of ray style , touch the , but ton and
I'm with you. ' ! . At last' accounts ho was
warbling , "give mo a bow-wow , Stove. "
No matter from what state the visitor to
the World's fair starts , he should arrange
his trip so as to spend a few days at St.
Louis , the Carnival City of America and the
greatest manufacturing city in the west and
south-west. All the great trunk lines have
direct connections with St. Louis , and
parties insisting on tickets with stop-over
privileges at St. Louis , will havo" every
reason to congratulate themselves on their
forethought and discrimination.
VOXN v 111,1 ririES.
When n girl confides in a married woman
she ought always to remember that the
chances are she is confiding in the married
woman's husband , too.
"I might have married half a dozen bolter
men than you , " said Mrs. Jackson-Parko , in
the course of a little conjugal tiff , "and
what's moro , I moan to do so I"
Mnudo They toll me you have broken
with Mr. Soso ? Madeline Yes : no ono
spokn either good or bad of him ; everybody
said : "Oh , he's well enough , " and after
thinking the matter over I concluded that it
was best to lot well enough alono.
Hiram J. Peck of Southington , Mass. ,
gained some fame by composing n song en
titled "Live Single and You Will Be Happy. '
Last week Mr. I'eck was married to Mary
H. Brown , a drcssmakorof Southlngton.who
will prob.ibly teach him the falsity of the
An English stonemason was married In
Hartford recently , und in the evening ho cele
brated thoaffntrlna novel and inexpensive
manner. Ho hired n two-seated carriage
with n driver and rode through tbo streets ,
silling beside his brlJo and playing iho
latest tunes on a concertina.
It Is said tliiit an unmarried woman's
chances of matrimony nt from 15 to ! i ( ) years
of ago is 14X per cent ; from " 0 to " ! t , 63 per
cent ; fromlW to 80 , 18 per cent ; from SO to
! s5,15 > pdr cent ; from 85 to 40 , 8 f per cent
from 40 to 45. 3j per cent ; from 45 to fiO , j
per cent , and from 50 to 55 , } { per cent , A
widow's chances , at any ago , are fur betler
than those of a spinster.
It scorns that the announcement of the
engagement of Frederick Gobhnrd und Miss
Lulu Morris of Baltimore , was premature
At least , they both deny It , and they oughi
lo know , Mr. Gobhard Is now in Chicago
doing the World's fair. Miss Morris , it is
understood , Is In Baltimore.
A Montana man has committed suicldo because
cause the brldo ho mnrrtcxti n week ago 1ms
already secured a dlvbreo : " But tbo udver
tlsomont of the possibilities in Montana
gained by tbo dlssemlu tlQf ) of the iiaws o
the suicide will draw' ] ] thousands of men lo
that state who will not commit suicide for
like reasons. So Moutilna'Iosus ' nothing.
Miss Minnie Brooks , 'tlidoplcd | daughter
of tbo Masonic fralorujtv jof Arkansas and
Louisiana , was married aidtiy or two ago In
Little Uock , where , for many years , at ouch
conclave of the Grand foilgo , her name wa :
called , Minnie usually riViijiVoring "Present,1
When she was a childl , / xthor , who was a
Mason , died , and shu.wa ? bound out to a
Louisiana farmer , whuso treatment of hoi
led to her appeal to the Masons for assist
auce < m 7
Among the passongqes pu.au Indiana train
the other day. says u locat paper , were a
newly married couplersmnnado ihomsolvos
known lo such an oxtontthat the occupants
of the car began passing sarcaatic remarks
about them. The brldo and groom slood the
remarks for some time , but finally the latter
who was a man of tremendous size , broke
out In the following language nt his tor
mentors : "Yes , we're married. Just mar
rlod. vVo nro going 100 mllca further on thi
train , and I am going to 'spoon * all the way
If you don't like It you can got ou ; und walk
She's my violet arid I'm her sheltering oak,1
During the remainder of their Journuy they
were loft In peace. "
The "No. 0" Whoelcr & Wilson Is a rapid
stituhcrj so rapid that it will stitch thrco
yards of goods hllo only two yards are
being stitched on any vibrating shuttle ma-
ceino. Sold by Geo. W. Lancaster fcCo. . ,
DU S. 10th street.
Ulco paper is mada from a filthy plant
called tung-tiua , found la China , Corca and
1 Japan.
Mlsi nnscom , who ha * Just won her dogrco
of Ph. D. in geology from John * Hopklni
university , lias bad manv offers to loach
her specialty In schools and colleges , and has
finally accepted a chair in a college In Col
umbus , O.
Dr. John M. Coulter , late president of the
Indiana State university , w ( s inaugurated
last week as president of Lake Forest uni
John Huston Flnloy , who Is only M years
old , the now president of Knox college , 111. ,
is said to bo the youno man In the United
States upon whom such an honor hn been
Old Princeton sent out 150 members of the
class of ' 03 at its 140th annual commonco-
ment. It was announced m connection with
the exorcises that a now building , to bo
known ns the Casino , Is to bo built in Bayard
avenue. It will bo devoted to social gath
The graduation of eight youne women
from Columbia college , Now York.'wlth pre
cisely the s.imo honors as the liOOoung
men graduated nt the same time Is an ovcut
that advocates of the higher education of
wonlen will not overlook.
Harvard university has taken another
stop In tVio dltectlon of raising tbo standard
nf education ii stop which will bo approved
by those who wish to see the standard ad
vanced In our educational Institutions of all
grades. After the year 18U.VO no ono will bo
dmltlod to the Harvard Law school who
ias not secured the dogrco of Bachelor of
Arts ( or an equivalent degree ) from ono of a
long list of colleges which have boon selected
with "groat care and whose degrees count
for something.
Prof. Arthur C. McGlffcrt of Lane Thoo-
ogical seminary , Clncumatl.has accepted the
kVashburn professorship of church history
n Union Theological seminary , Now York
Dr. Gilman , In his Cambridge gown , pro-
ilded at the seventeenth commencement of
ohn& Hopkins university in the Academy of
lusle , Baltimore. Thuro wcro sixty-six
ucprco men In blackcaps and gowns. Prof ,
illiam II. Welch , dean of the Mod'tcal
ichool , announced that this now depart
ment of the university would bp opened In
October next.
Cornell university hold the exorcises in
lonncction with Us Iwonty-fifth commence
ment last week. Two hundred and fifty
students received degrees , oxcluslvo of
degrees In law , which were conferred upon
lxty-throo. Advanced degrees were con-
'orrod on forty-six.
Woonsockot , R , L , ha s the biggest rubber
Wo produced 204Ut3 pounds of aluminium
n 1892.
Now York has .300,000 working women.
Germany has half the world's breweries.
Germany has 8,000,000 agricultural
Blcyclo manufacturers employ 15,000 at
Coventry , Eng.
Moro women are employed by the English
government than by the government of any
other country.
The larcest pleco of mica in the world was
recently taken out of a North Carolina
quarry. It measures V % by 10 inches.
A now cigarette machine has been in
vented by a man in Winston , N. C. . that , it
's said , will feed , roll , paste and malco 10,000
jorfeot cigarettes In ton hours.
Tho'trlpograph is the name of a combined
typewriter , cash register and calculator invented -
vented by a young man at Ellonsbursr , Wash.
It is said to cost less to send the product
of an aero of wheat from Dakota to Eng
land than it does lo manure an aero of laud
in England so lhat it can grow good wheat.
Ono million and a half men work in the
coal mines of the world. Of these England
has 535,000 : United States,300,000Germany ; ,
2&i,000 ; Belgium , 100,000 ; Ilussia , 44,000.
The world's miners of metals number 4,000.-
Flame from magnesia powder is to bo
tested in light-house experiments at Now
Haven , whore the visual range of seventy
miles may bo obtained If necessary. Neither
oil , gas nor nlectricity has proved satisfac
tory to .tho Lighthouse board ; but the now
process , which is of Gorman invention , is
expected to solve the problem.
Street railways in Massachusetts are add
ing to their plant treight arid bacgago cars.
This Is as It ought to bo. The Item of truck
age in cities is more on a parcel than it is
for the carrying of the same thousands of
miles by ocean and hundreds by railway.
Last year the general assembly of the
Cumberland Presbyterian church , by a vote
of 105 to 1)0. ) made a declaration in favor of
the eligibility of woman to the oflice of
ruling elder. The general assembly this
year , by a veto of 175 to 5 , has decided to
submit the question to the presbyteries.
One of tno latest developments in Franco
is an electric locomotive which not only car
ries its generators but a battery of storage
cells as well. TbU engine Is built for the
Northern railway and Is designed for urban
work , In which it is intended to run at fairly
'uniform speed up and down gradients.
Every Month j
nUny women suffer from Exceailvo or
Scant Mcnitruatlon ; they don't know '
who to confide In to get proper advice.
Don't confide In anybody but try
o Specific lor PAINFUL , PROFUSE.
Book to "WOMAN" mailed fre.
BtlADFIELD REGULATOR CO. , Atlanta , C * .
Bold 1 > J all VruBclit * .
( From U. S. Journal of iltdicine. )
Prof , W. I I.I'cckevliomakca a specialty ot Epilepsy ,
baa without doubt treated and cured moro cases than
anyllvlngrhfElclanjlilasucccsalsaiiloiilsliIni ; . Wa
Hoimbllehcanvalnableworkon tills dlecaso which ho
Bend * wllh n largo battle of Ills obnulnto cure , frva la
nny mfforcr who may tend Ihclr I'.O. and Kxprcas ad-
drcsB. Wo ndtlfo nnrone wishing a euro to aililrcs ? ,
Prof. W. II. rKEKU , 1' . D. , 4 Cedar 6U , New Yorlc.
nit. K. I. . SKAIll.K.S , Coiisultliiir aur-oori
Oruduato of Uush Molloal Oolluxu. ( CON-
blll/r.l'riDN ifHKK. ) Vor Iho truatmont o
Wt euro CataTrli , All DlonaKoa of tlio
Nose , Tliroat. CUojt , Stomach , Bowel *
ami Liver.
Blood , Skin nnd Kidney Dli eases
Female WoiilmcKsos CURED.
1'ILKS , FISTULA , FJSSUUK , | xnimnently cured
wllliuut tliu U30 of kiilfu. Ile.tluru or ujiibtlo.
All iimlaUlcu uf u prlvntu or dcllcjto uuturo , 0
elllior wex , poBltlvoly'curcsl.
Call on or aildrims , with stamp , for Circulars
Free Hook and llovlpua ,
Tin Qnarloi A QAII > AC JIB fioulli 10th Ht ,
JJi , DclTlDi a DBineb , OMAHAMill.
Next Door to Pootoffloe.
wo wcro Uio flwt mimnfnctnrers on this
comment , Our mtort Improvement utirnsMos
Anything rrw before prodtieoi ! . lito. , S3a , sso.
per tin. IJo nrotohuTo HKAMUIU'H. AsK
tor them spread on cotton cloth.
rrcTentlonls better thnn cnro , by bnrnlnff
those CAndlcg tmd gniolls In bn , monfn , closet *
&o. nro destroyed , nml thiLioontAalou illsonfcfl
nro kept fiwnr.t nlso ii ofnl for expelling nm -
qultos and Irritating Impels. Price. Wo. each.
To pnrlfy sick-rooms , npartmont-t , etc. , nso
wlilch In burning , disinfect and vnxluco , i\
f ntRmnco refreshing and Invigorating. cso. per
box of 12. Solo Manufacturers ,
J3A.ITJltY ite JOHNS Olf ,
rhnrmncniticnl 1 .
eu , v/r Lr
ChomUta , { .
Handsome Women Can Lese Wolgh
Fast. Homely Mon Look Better
If Thin. Try Dr. Edison's *
System. No Dialing.
Band worth Twloo the Monoy.
Oniooof H. M. Hut-ton , Hardware , Onry St -
Inn. III. . Jan. 14 , 1SVU
Ur. Edison Hoar Sir : I am well planted with
our treatment of obesity. The band li worth
wlco tbo inonoy it unit , for comfort. I li ivo
reduced my vrofalit tun pounds , I weigh 231
now , nna 1 did weigh 2U , Vouri truly.
H. M. DuiiTOSt
Thby Are Doing Mo Good.
urTp , III. . MnrXI. ISM.
jbrlUR A Co : Incloso.l find f--VJ for which plonso
iunil mo the other two bottloi of Dr. KdHon's Olioi-
ty 1'ilK 1 bavo uaoil ono nnilthlnk her nro < 1otu {
ho work. B.M. 11A1.EV , 1' . O. lloiTS.
Talk So Much About Your Pills.
Poorlm III. , Juno 13. 1391.
DonrSlrst After hanrlngnno of 1117 frl ii < l9tMkio
Blicliubotit jour Oboiltr 1'llls nn j the bonollthali
deriving from thorn I think I will trjr thorn inyjolf
'lonsoBond tuo3buitloi C. O. I ) . , nnJ obllk'O ,
J. MeuiUH. < IX1 1'arry tilreot.
Fool Better one ! Wolgh 13 Pounds Loss
Ooshon , Inil . Sopt. 13. ISO ] .
Gentleman ! Inoloscil I noml you il , fur which you
wlllplonio nonil mo tlirooboUlos of the oboiltr | > lla. !
Am taking the fourth bottle nnil fool vorjr much
idler ntul weigh 13 pounds lei ? tlinn when 1 began
taklnit tboui. l.wlll contlnua your treatment.
ilus. J. C. MCCONN.
South Sixth Stroot.
An Individual whoso height l >
i feet 1 luch shoulJ weUn pounds
6 foot Slnchos " " 100
5 foot 10 Inches M " 170
Dr. Ki'lscn snys : "It oar ho well to point out
Hint In iny uxporlnnco. which Is nocosinrlly very
considerable , many troubloso mo skin illion vi inch ,
cccBZOmn , axono. psorlnils , utlcarln. etc. , nro prim
arily c.tusod by obesity , nnd nt the fnt nndllish Is
roduocd by the pills nnd Ulionlty Krult Halt an 1 the
notion of the band these affootloni huvo almost
nmglcally disappeared "
' 1 ho Obesity Fruit Salt li usnil In connection wltn
the I'llls or Hands , or both , ( 'no taaipoonfiil In a
Liimblerof watorniakoi a dollcloui soda. Tustui
Ilkn champnlKno.
The buns cost $3 ! > 9 each fornnyl on th mi to 31
Inches , b ufor 0:10 : larger than 3 ! luchai add 1U
cents extra for each udillttonal Inch.
I'rlco of I'rult Suit. JI.W. 4 < n
l'lll Sl.W I'or llottlo. or : > Mottles lor $1.01.
tent by Mall or Kxprots
Cut this out and keep It , and auud fur our fulll
coutnnurtlclo ! ) on obosltr.
Loring & Company
2 Hamilton PI. Dopt. 28 , Doston. Man. , 113 Stuto
St. , IJept 2J , Chicago , 111. , 49V. . lUna St. , Uopt ' ,
Now York City.
For sale in Omaha by Snow ,
Lund & Co.
Will bo made nt IIAKVBY HEIGHTS Just as
thousands liavo boon niudo In and around
UblcuEO. ly Investors who wont In on tbo
ground lloor , J.ots Jii'ito8.100 , onn-tnntliilnwn ,
bulnncti ItS to flOmonthly. WITHOUT INTEH-
KST , 1'roo iibitraut. tftlo perfect. Inrostl-
Buto and iilnnt n tow dollnrs wlioro they will
Brow. l''or nrosnoctns , pluls , olo. , address ,
W. I * WILIftNS. nun. A 't.
73 Dourburn St. , Ulilu.iao
New York Hospital
Tor all
Chronic , Nsmin ,
Private and
Special Diseases.
Ftnotnro and nil othsr trouble * troited
roaoiiabla chrgc4 CO.NSUWAT1ON
. Uallouor
Oppoiltoll lyilon llrov
U the only
Women Eicluded.
18 yean experience.
Circulars free.
lltU nnd Farnara Ste.
Il UR UUlJjlncl
all Iba train o
BVII.S , . ItKUH.lVV , KTC..Ib t o
oountnr tlieiQ la ir.on QUICKLY nail 1'KltMA
to ererr p rl of the todr , 1 will ivnd itu
eurelr packed ) KlllIK to or iutr rer the preicrlp
tlon tb t cured mo of tUui trouble * . AdJlcil , M.
All Styles , Stion nnd Prices.
From 80.00 up
GASOLINE RANGE.Improvoil 1803
Milton Rogers & Sons
14th and Faro am Streets.
Eolo agents for Nebraska.
Donlors supplied at factory prices.
Send for catalogue and price list.
Dr. W. H. BETTS ,
I'rlnoloal nnd Senior Moinbor ot the
Famous Firm ot
Physicians , Surgeons anl Specialists ,
"Aro tlmy doliiR aInrRO bualnosi ? "
la n question of ton asked concornlnz
Dri. Itotts & Belts. Imiulror.f urn
requested to road tbo following
siininiiiry nnd judiroforthoinsolvoa ;
Number of yoixrs In nrnctlcn
OiHors In oporntliin in vnrlons oltlos. . . .
Oiiultnl luvcstod In business 5203,000
AvuraRO itiuuml oxiioniea 00,000
AvoraKO ntitiu.il rooolpts 14J.4U2
Number discs In 17 ! yo.ird 80,423
Complete uhres oiToolod ftl.lOa
Greatly honolltloil 1.M2
Hollovt'd nnd ImurovcTd 2U2
Not cured 20
Coitof proposed now Instlluto 123,000
( 'ost iioriinnutn of uilvoitlsln . M'99x
Houl ustato owned by ( Inn 200,009
No wonder Hint lr. ) W. H. llotts ,
the bead of this Rroat ( Inn , li re
ferred to by his f rlcndi as "tho gray-
ImlreJ old doctor. " for to his nntlr-
Ini ; onoriiy and ponovoranco , hlf
slRiinl ublllly , both s a buslnosi
and profosslonnl man , ha ; the busi
ness of the ( Inn grown fiom abso-
liitoly notlilin to Us present clgan-
tlo proportions. To oroato nnd %
maintain so Rroat nn ontorprlso 11
ciiouuli to turn miy man Bray.whllo
tbo Klow of honest prldo that shines
In his kindly faun , hla ruddy feat
ures and nuk'k , ( Inn. oil 3 lo Btcp ,
nil bespeak the joy lie feels In tlio
Krout sucecas ho Ima won and the
good ho ban bestowed upon his fol
low miui. The Hlok nnd thu Htiffor-
inK will find lu him a true und last-
. lntt friend
119 S. 14th Street ,
Con Douglas St.
OMAHA , - - - - NEB.
Dr. O. nouWn. the kins
Of Clllni'HIJ mclltctlll'H , C.Ul
truly Iw cnllod thn klnir o (
m < llll-ll > ' > IXt'nilBI ) Ot Ills
woniliirful bklll nndcunia
of all kind MIWIWIH , Hu
H | 'ntHyi'arHlnthii mudlval
uolli'Bii " ' Ulilnil ami liuw
li < ariiiI I thn nctluiiH of over
G.lllill illlTi'rrut rhlncmi
rriiHilU'H. Hit him aciiuhixl
much kiiowlnlKo Hint look
yciira of hnil : mill farni-Ht
Blmlyto iiffompllBli , Wit-
iiH'illi'ln nro mipu-
xxsiuHiiuf iiii-ir imrlty
HlrxiiKtli , They lira
i , li.ii-liu , hcrlM , llnwera ,
jiiulH , clc. Ho maldia u
Hpednllly of moil's privalo IHHCUHOH , loHtiiiau-
liootl.ratnrrh , lUTVoimiifHu , tlironlii illHuauc-s nna
nil fciiinlii wciiknuhhcH. I'.itlriitu nt a itlHtnucuruu
bo ininlud by corroHpomlciici ) . The iloctor Ima
liiindnilH of tc-HtluionlulH. Bom ! 4 omitHslumps for
free book of tcutliiioiilnlH ami mifHtlon blankK. Ir ) ,
o. < lvoVu , lUlli uuil Callfurnla Btruutu , Omaha ,
Young Cuban Parrots
will orrlro about Juno 13th nnd
m tliero will bo a kU demand for
thorn thli rear o.i Account of tua
World' ! ttlr.prlcei irJII to inaoU
liltliar th n unuul , Now , lnor >
UvrtOKlYOoucuilomorsacuanc *
tunocuiait Kootl r > rrot Bt tbt
BBIUU low | > rlcefti luit jrcar , t -
Only 30oo
each , We mime to book all ot-
itett ot tlil > iirloe , If uii roach
UK vrltli half ( ho amount Inclo < !
on or before Juno tMi
Geislei's ' Bird Store. .
100 North 10th Stroot.

xml | txt