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WHKN Mr. Powell returns from his
political Biiipo hunt lie will bo a sadder
as well us a wiser man.
SKNATOU CAinr.it TI. TiAKmsoN of
Illinois ) would not sound badlv from a
domccratic point of view.
TiiATi'iiniil propoHltlon la looseenough
to allow Jim Stoplioiison to tallyho clear
through it without Hlrikin : ; a barb wire.
THIRTY-FIVK firms on tifrcil in the
manufacture of American tin. plato is
not a bad exhibit for the much decried
MoKinloy law.
snow storm lias proven instifllnicnt to
chill thu ardor of the Colorado free
silver advocates.
this city has not fully re
covered from commercial prostration it
ia gratifying to note that HIO ) keeps pace
with any of the big four of the future
Minneapolis , St. Paul , Kansas City or
. SOMK of those factories that wore
closed down in the east under stress of
the late financial stringency ought to
bo given inducements to move their loca
tion to this city before reopening for
the coming season's business.
SENATOR L. R. BOLTEH has deserted
the ranks of Iowa democracy for the
allurements of free silver populism.
The democrats of Iowa could scarcely
have expected any different action from
a man trading on the name of Bolter.
TH am : are a great many men travol-
ing'around over Nebraska today in the
interests of the railroad conspiracy
against the judiciary of the ntato who
would have no little trouble in convinc
ing a police inngiHtrato that they had
visible moans of support.
IT RBQUiKKi ) the organi/ation of an
anti-smoko society to secure the enforce
ment of the smoke nuiaanco ordinance In
Chicago. Will the citizens of Omaha
bo forced to a similar move by the in
action of the city olllclals to carry out
tiio provisions of our local smoke ordi
nance ?
IN THE prospective row in the demo
cratic state convention at Lincoln to
morrow Secretary Morton has wisely
declined to participate/ / . But Congress
man Bryan will bo there and opposed to
t him will bo the foxy Tobias Castor , who
I makes a specialty of beourlng rightof
way for the corporations or for the
office seekers.
TUB suggestion that Omaha inako an
effort to got the next convention of the
Christian Endeavor society is not inap
propriate at the present time. Every
national assembly hold hero brings people
ple to our city and impresses them with
our resourced and prospects for contin
ued prosperity. Ills un advertisement
worth Avorking for.
bo induced to turn his attention from
I ho political job of turning down Max
well , which ho haa undertaken in the
interest of his state house clients , to de
fending the maximum fi eight rate law
before the federal court his sot-vices
would bo much more appreciated by the
teller * and taxpayers of the state.
TIIK county conventions have nearly
all been hold and the agents of the cor
poration junta who have boon workIng -
Ing in every part of the state for weeks
to overthrow Judge Maxwell will now
transfer their scone of operations to
Lincoln. Jfo effort will bo spared In the
closing days of the nntu-convontlon
campaign. The men who cannot bo
bought will bo cajoled or threatened
into submission to the railroad gang.
JK I'liOMlSKd are to bo takou in ovi-
deuce tin ) celebration of Chicago day at
the World's fair next Monday will
eclipse anything heretofore attempted
In the xvay of the spectacular on the
American continent. The spectacle of
half a million people will of itbolf bo a
great attraction. The fair lias boon a
great success in every way and it is emi
nently fitting that the day which is re
served for Chicago should bo the most
elaborately celebrated. Cbicugohasdono
much to make the fair a success. With
out her splendid energy it would doubt
less have been u failure. Consequently
the entire country will heartily unite In
the congratulations which will be ouow
ored upon Chicago next week.
You always have to go nway from
homo to hear the news. This is strik
ingly Illustrated by the special dispatch
from Omaha that appeared in the Lincoln
Journal Sunday morning under thn black-
typo headline : "Webster a Winner. " Ac
cording to this veracious dispatch Web
ster displayed' the most consummate
generalship in bundling the Douglas
county H'publlcan convention and suc
ceeded in carryitig things his own way
In flpito of opposition , after n most exciting -
citing tilt with Hwowatoron the floor.
The incst > interesting plcco of news is
the nsKortion that Mr. 1'owoll could have
had the convention Instructed for him-
had ho wanted it and that the unit
ruin was finally abandoned for the Swko
of harmony.
Now , will ) a very few exceptions , the
report is substantially correct. There
was a republican convention Hold in
Omaha on Saturday , which elected tv
delegation to the state convention at
Lincoln. Mr. Webster , ably assisted by
Charley Grceno , Herb Lcavltt and other
cm input railroad lobbyists , put in his
final word on the outside and succeeded
admirably in converting hovoral delega
tions that came pledged for Maxwell to
change their opinions In less than two
hours. This change was evidently
brought about by the stringency of the
money market and a desire to visit the
World's ' fair bj the old reliable Burling
ton route , over which all such converts
arc carried without money and without
Mr. Webster did not have a tilt with
Kobowaler in the convention. lie had
his scrap the day'before in the repub
lican primaries of his own ward , and ,
being rejected as tv delegate , had no
right to the iloor. Ho was , however ,
permitted toapologizo for his champion
ship of the cause of his clients at the
state house and explain awny his ani
mosity toward Judge Maxwell.
The resolution to commit the dole-
pales to the unit rttlo was not with
drawn for the sake of harmony , but for
thu sangr reason that caused the mover
of tlio resolution introduced at the
outset to authorize the chairman to
select the 108 delegates through llvo
dummied to beat a very disorderly
retreat. The convention was over
whelmingly opposed to the unit rule and
a largo number of delegates revolted
and started to leave the convention hall.
It is true that the convention was
captmed by Webster and his railroad
camp followers and it is also trim that it
was lost by his mtignillcont generalship ,
so that nearly one-half o ( the , delegates
Bclcetett will go to Lincoln in favor of
When the Nebraska Central bond
proposition was submitted it was hedged
by safeguards that would compel strict
compliance with the obligations im
posed. The Platte canal proposition
aooa not contain a single provision that
will prevent a , gigantic piece of jobbery.
Thoroi is ample time yet for n supple
mentary ordinance that will protect this
city against Credit Mobilior construc
tion rings and costly wildcat oxpoi-
irnents. .
The great mass of our citizens and
taxpayers are in favor of the canal , but
they want to feel sure that every dollar
voted will be h'onehtly and intelligently
expended. They will not vote to plunge
the city into $0,000,000 , of debt unless
they fool sure that we Hhall got cheaper
power , cheaper electric lights and a re
liable , abundant and cheap water sup- '
ply. The moro fact that everybody
would like to got moro money in circu
lation by tjtimttlat ing public works does
not justify a reckless voting away of
millions without the slightest assurance
that the money will bo expended for
labor and material instead of being ab-
borbcd by bpcetilators and contractors.
Omaha has had exiwricnco onotigh with
worthless pavement's ' and wretched
sewer work to tot taxpayers on guard
against n repetition of such waste on a
colossal bcalo.
THE BUG has never yet opposed a pub
lic improvement and it will not oppose
the canal project if it is utibinitted
in such form as will protect the
taxpayers against the taxeaters and job
bers. Wo insist that the propo.sition
already submitted shall bo revised or
supplemented by such provisions as will
act as a barrier to reckless waste , con
struction swindles , or extortionate
charges for power or water supply.
Wo shall insist that the work shall bo
done by competitive bidrf that will en
able us to contract without boinpllcocod.
Unless these safeguards are embodied
as part of the bond proposition shall
deem it oxtralmzardotis for the tax
payers to sanction thu proposed blanket
mortgage on all they own and all they
over expect to own.
If wo can give crcd'enco to the latest
oitblo advices the final scones of the
Franco-SIamotio episode have been en-
noted in the ratification of the treaty of
cubsion , and the dibincmbormout of Siam
has been accomplished without the sem
blance of active interference on the part
of any of the other interested European
powers. Prance , it eeems , was only too
eager to tci/o upcn any cxcitfce that
might olTer to justify a re ort
to aggressive tactics in the east.
The killing of a fuw French olli-
cers in command of native troops
would nowhoio have been viewed n de
manding u recourse to violent measures.
But thq obdurate attitude of the French
government in insisting that nothing
short of a large cession of territory
would offer eatifcfaotory assurance that
such events would not bo countenanced
in the future forced the Siamese king
to acknowledge his poworlossncss and to
look for assistance from the stronger
continental nations , Hc-fusal to como
to Ills assistance left him no alternative
but to agree to whatever conditions the
French might deign to accept as their
ultimatum ,
The Impelling motives of the French
aggression in Slum have been variously
interpreted. The action has on one side
been viewed merely as the natural de
velopment of thu mania for colonial pos
session that lias lately scoured u now
grasp upon all the leading European
peoples. Franco was behind the others
in this respect , and to that may bo rss
cribed the apparent unconcern of her vabi
rlous neighbors , England , moreover , is
said not to bo unwilling to have French
territory as a bulTer between its interol
csts In the cast and the o of Russia and
thus to lesten the chances of frequent
The second explanation of the French
efforts is that they wore designed as a
by-play tn inlluoncc the parliamentary
elections that occurred during the mid-
die of August last. For this purpose
they undoubtedly had somd considerable
effect , stimulating French pride in for
eign acquisitions , and strengthening the
forcrs controlled by the existing govern
ment. They overshadowed the sensa
tions of the Panama scandals and de
tracted from their political significance ,
but further than that tnolr bearings upon
the outeoirio of the election must remain
In the United Slates the sympathies
of the people have been almost unlvor-
bally upon the side of Slam. .Slant's
prompt offer to arbitrate the question of
damagts seemed to place all thu blame
for protracted hohttlltiod upon the shoul
ders of the French and made the French
ultimatum appear all the more unwar
ranted. France's aqulsltlons in the cast ,
however , gtvohur a linn base from which
she will attempt to extend her dominions.
Thu Siamese affair introduces n third
European power into the eastern ques
tion and insures further complications
before many years shall elapse.
71V 7'WnnOiV.
SOUTH OMAIIA , Oct. 'J. To tlio Editor of
TUB OKI : : Will you kindly inform many
readers through the columns of Tin ; linn If
there is nny law now in force in the state of
Nebraska by virtue of which tlio name of a
cltlznn nmy bo placed upon ttio Oi1ioi.il ticket
for the oflli-o of Justice of the supreme
court without beint ; nominated at a state
convention of either the republican , dem
ocratic or independent parties.
i'ho reason for this query is beo.iusoof the
fact : ! that thuro are moro than nine-tenths of
thu 4,000 laboring men employed in tlio packIng -
Ing houses of tlilr. city , who , without regard
to u.irtv nnill.itiqn , hops to have an oppor
tunity to wist a vote on the 7th day of next
November for that eminent Jurist , Samuel
J. Maxwell , but are ufr.Ud If the matter of
nomination rests entirely with the wily pol
iticians Judge Maxwell may suffer defeat ,
bceau&o he possesses the cour.-ijfo of his con
fictions , to docldo casoa in accordance with
the dictates of his Judgment , without regard
for the pecuniary interests of the political
boodlurs who have already hold up and
robbed the unsuspecting taxpayers of the
state. PACKING House MA.V.
Under the statutes of Nebraska any
pot-son may bo placed on the official bal
lot 1 for any state ofllco on a petition signed
by 500 electors. Each elector signing
the petition must add to his signature
lias 1 ; place of residence , his business and
his 1 ] business address. The petition for
the nomination of a state oflleor must be
filed with the secretary of state not less
than fifteen days prior to.tho . day of
Judge Maxwell has peremptorily de
clined to permit his name to bo used as u
aandidato by petition. lie is a candi
date for nomination before the republi
can state convention. If. the majority of
the delegates clocked to that convention
shall decline to nominate him ho will ,
not - bo a candidate .for re-election.
This is , of course , upon'the. assumption
that . the convention is untrammeled in
its } decision end the vote cast on the
issue ' is uninfluenced by bribery or coer
cion. If Judge Maxwell is counted out
by fraud and voted ddwn by purchased
votes the republicans of the state will
repudiate the candidate , whoever ho
may _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
The Philadelphia .Record , commenting
on the senate situation , says : ' 'The
spectacle which the senate thus presents
in its inability to respond to public
opinion should not bo'lost upon the
country. Since , in the , condition of
things , the senate cannot bo ended , il
must bo mended. The advocates and
attorneys of monopolies and of private
interests should bo extirpated , and
along with them the drones and imbe
ciles who , by their elevation to a post
of which they are unworthy , -have lost
the happy opportunity of remaining un
distinguished and unknown. Instead of
leaving the choice of senators to
legislative caifcuscs the people should
tuko the mutter into their own hands by
nominating for the bonate men who are
fitted for this responsible representative
trust. " Every word of what our con
temporary says is sound and voices a sen
timent which is rapidly growing
throughout the country. Every day
that thu minority of the senate is able to
kcop that body in the position of an ob
struction to the carrying out of the pop
ular will , as it has been most clearly and
strongly indicated , increases the fooling
that tlio senate must bo brought "nearer
to the people , must ba placed in
closer touch with popular sentiment
and made to realize moro fully
its responsibility to thu people. Thu
only effective way in which this can bo
douo is to change the method of electing
senators , so that the people shall uxor-
cibo a less indirect influence in the
choice of members of the "upper house"
than under the prevailing method of
leaving the choice of senators to legis
lative caucuses. That such a change
would result in sending a batter class of
men to the senate , thereby restoring
that body to its former high character ,
is not to bo doubted , and it would huvo
the equally important effect of inducing
senators to pay moro attention to public
sentiment and to the popular will , in
stead of arrogantly , as now , setting
themselves above the people 'and under
the cloak of "bunatorial courtesy" disre
garding the popular demand and reck
lessly endangering tlio public interests
and welfare.
Tlio course of the senate for several
weeks post has furnished an unanswera
ble argument in favor of such a change
as will thoroughly "mend" that body
and make it what it was intended to bo ,
u conservative chock to hasty and inju
dicious legislation , instead of the bul
wark of monopoly and private interests ,
as it has become. The intelligent judg
ment of the country overwhelmingly con
demns the so-called "courtesy" which :
permits a minority to obstruct legisla
tion indefinitely , and this unropublicun
and intolerable practice , which puts it
In the power of u few men to stop the
machinery of government whenever
their sectional or sclfiph ; iiilorcsts may
bo at BtnUe. must go. It will go , with
all the abuppj , incident to it , as soon as
the people take the matter of the choice
ol sctmtors'jj lo their own hands , and it
would seum-jv safe prediction that this
will bo ( Io/I6"'ln / ' the not very remote
IT COMEsJlrdm the best of democratic
authority ' llmVl'rcsidont Cleveland is "as
stubborn ! * for' hn Alcn's confirmation as
ho ! is for thq repeal of the purchase clause
in the Shurntnti law. " If this is the
truth , as n,6Vn ? acouis most probable to
any ono whcv'has watched the develop
ments of tjiti' ' $ oOOOl , ) bargain scandal ,
the broach between Mr. Cleveland end
the senate is apt to bo considerably
widened before the matter is finally
settled. With the nomination referred
to ( the senator from Now York , Mr. Hill ,
for report to the committee on foreign
relations , the president is not doing
much to placate the men upon whom
the yielding to his "stubbornness" do-
poiid.4. The last batch of Now York ap
pointments was scrutinized microscop
ically to discover possible traces of machine -
chino democracy , but In vain. The anti-
snappers ! are still having everything
their ' own way with the president , but
when they turn to the senate they are
finding themselves rather lonesome in
the society of the political firm for which
Senator Hill has become the solf-ap-
pointed spokesman.
NOTWITHSTANDINO the report of the
grand jury , whinh 1ms been led by the
recent attack upon the coroner system of
Now York City to muko n recommenda
tion that the olllco of coroner bo abolished
ished , the agitators who have been par
ticipating in the onslaught must not
leave Tammany out of their reckoning.
An organization which is founded and
lives upon thu spoils and plunder of New
York City olliccs is not likely to let slip
such n lucrative source of gain until it
is assured that it will bo supplanted by
something affording equal opportunities
for jobbery.
Tin : so-called' Pun-American silver
congress meets in St. Louis today. . The
call for the congress was couched in lan
guage lurid enoiigli to believe that noth
ing less than secession and anarchy
would follow the repeal of the silver
legislation now on the statute books.
But from all indications the delegates
are a vury mild-mannered and harmless
lot . of people. They will probably adopt
the customary resolutions denouncing
the gold bugs -of Wall street and ad-
jourii. & i *
INCREASING-tho internal revenue tax
on distilled b'ptrits will give us another
example where < , the tax is not shifted to
the consumer. > l.Tust as the i-nposition of
a high licon ii as loft the price of beer
unaffected , the. .proposed 10 per cent ad
ditional iutet'ilUl revenue tax will not
affect the retdjj'llquor ' trade. It may ,
however , driypji few of the distillers
out of the democratic party , though the
old-time bourbon gets as much whisky
for his moncy-Yi9 over before , .
WHEN Pre jjfent Cleveland sent word
that ho was tdoi busy to see Director
General Davlsvdf the WttfldyColumblan
exposition "ho simply gave the director
a taste of his own medicine. Mr. Davis
can now appreciate the feelings of the
htindredb of people who have boon com'
polled to tarry in the auto-room to his
office in the' Administration building
while he was too busy to see thorn.
tinI'.irty himu > .
As was prcdic ted many months ago , the
democratic majority in congress was so heavy
it was bound to oroak of its own weight. It
is broken now , and there uro none so poor
as to do it reverence.
Smooth SullinK Without Prohibition.
The campaipn in Tow.i wears a most en-
couruging look for the republicans , owing
mainly lo the fact that they refuse to bo
hampered in nny sense by the baleful issue
of prohibition.
No Occiislon for
Nobody has yet found it necessary , as the
administration procession goes by , to hang
tills placard on tlio hearse :
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This' Is 'Not.'n
: ItcnuUlluun i iinonii. :
Some facts are pro-eminontly self-evident.
Gold Ml M I n if In Montana.
Helena Independent.
It can bo truthfully said of Montana , as it
has been of California , that the auriferous
ground of the state has been scarcely moro
than skimmed over. The presciico of rich
gold deposits in the state is not a matter of
spocutatlon the fact is known to uo true.
The gold output of Montana in 1B9J was , in
round numbers , $3UOU,000. Though this is a
small sum compared with thu silver output
for the sumo timeU Is au item not. to bo do-
spiscd , and with the depression of the silver
mining industry thcro should bo a corre-
spotidiug revival of gold raining.
No Tlmo for hu
Governor West of Utah taltes substanti
ally tlio sumo ground us Governor ( Jrounso
of Nebraska with regard to the propouod
convention of states at St. Louis
and declines to appoint delegates.
Ho doubtless agrees wllti other con
servative governors that this is no time
for holding conventions on sectional linen
and fomenting discords.
It will ho UniQiUUougli for the Pan-Ameri
can Dlmotullio association to agitate nuw
commercial departures and noniutoruoursc
with the east when congress shall liavo
utterly failed lo j-econcilo existing differ
ences and the government finds itself unable
to hold the union together.
i U
I lorn ) jut ; Olf n bcr.iif
I'lillm/tll'/ita / / Ltilytr ,
If Governor Flolvor is as good ns his word
tlio sheriff of Kiiigs county will huvo to
choose bctwccuMirovcnting the Mitchell-
Corbctt fight an'd removal from olllco. The
governor has already expressed ills opinion
that thr proposed fight Is in direct violation
of law and that Juvlvill hold the sheriff re
sponsible for nogltuitlng to prevent it. The
governor of Ncw.York possesses the power
of removal fur failure to discharge u known
duty. It may bo eafoly predicted that the
fight will not comiKoft if the sheriff is con
vinced that the 'governor moans business.
Llko a good manyiothcr public oulclals thu
sheriff of Kings county cares nothing for
enlightened publlu opinion , but lllto most
public ) ofllclals ho does not want to bo dis
missed la disgrace from his office.
1'enny Vt'lie anil round Foolish.
Chicago HcrnlA
Econo my in the matter of safeguards in
variably proves expensive to railroad coin
panles fa the end. H is asserted that it
wreck which occurred recently on a road
leading out of Chicago was directly duo to
the closing of a night telegraph ofllco in
order to cut downexpenses , und this in thn
face of the fact thai the road wus carrying
100,000 passengers a mouth moro than its
ordinary truulc because of travel to the
World's fair. By discharging a telegraph
operator und closing thu office the company
' saved" | > crhapsfl5 or $50 a month. The
wrouk duo to lUls economy will probably cost
the company anywhere fiom fV5,000 ! to J100 ,
XX ) In actual losi mid damage suits , to say
nothing of the bad reputation which the
wreck elves the road , which will lose It
many thousands moro. There Is no neces
sity for pointing a moral In this cnso. The
facts speak for themselves.
( ) | > itrrpprnn ( Turku Tnntnd.
AVir Yorli Kvenlna Hun
The sturdy Interference of Secretary Ores-
Imni in the matter of the attack on Mi.sa
Melton , ah American missionary In thoNoor-
dcsh mountain ! ! , has not hcuti without re.
suits. The governor of Mosul , who delayed
Iho trial of the accused , has been removed
l > y tlio grand vizier and nnothcr appointed lu
tils place with orders to see Unit justice is
done. Turitoy has probably realised by this
tlmo that wo nro building more war ships
with ull modern Improvements mid know how
to use them. U Is always easier to KOI satis
faction In such a case when you have not to
rely upon thu law of nations ulouc.
Iiptnucrnry unit niplomncjr.
Kew Veil < Kmilni ; l'int ( O m. )
'I'ho quality of the diplomatic appoint
ments thus far has not been higher , on the
average , than under tirovtous administra
tions. Care has been tttkcti , as usual , with
ono or two imiiortant posts , ilka Liondon and
Paris , but the others have bucn Hung to the
spoilsmen , with the old , time-honored disre
gard of the national reputation and the na
tional interests. Mr. Qtilncy has been al
lowed a dobattch among the consulships
which would have sickened a Ulalnito , and
lins sent him home to Boston with a wet
towel round his head. Ho has sent out to
look after our trade In the uttermost ends
of the earth thu usual quota of broken-down
moil and ignorant editors , who will , of
course , if , partly through the discredit of
them , the democrats should lose the next
election , bo remorselessly cast adrift nt
their posts , and many of them will linvo to
"beat" their wr.y homo , to our further dis
Pierce Call : The Fremont Tribune prints
U D. Uichnrd's letter to Kosowatcr , but
falls to ptint Ilosowntcr's answer. Why ?
The answer by Rosoy was the best part
of It.
Silver Creek Times : Wo are for instruc-
tions , and iron clad instructions at that. Wo
have all seen too much of men falling In
with the popular current , securing a place
oil a delegation and then utterly failing at
thu critical moment. That is one of the
many schemes to which tricksters resort to
defeat the party will. Of course wo don't
wish to intimate Unit there are any trick
sters in Mcrrick county , but then it Is Just
as well to be on the safe side. No frlund of
Mnxwoll should object to instructions.
Pierce Call : The Norfolk News says that
if "Judgo Maxwell is the only republican
who can defeat the independent candidate
then the republican party of Nebraska bad
bolter disband. " Wo think like the News
that the republicans can elect any peed ,
honest , upright man one with a clean
record. Hut Prick has not a clean record ,
but is n railroadito and a monopolist of the
rankest kind. If lie is nominated ho will be
buried on election dav. It is tune that the
ropuulican party was tearing loose from this
railway octopus that has been its controlling
factor In years past.
Lincoln News : Ono thing is growing pain
fully evident , and that is that , the llorco
partisan'spirit being engendered lu the light
for the supreme judgeship is menacing re
publican success this fall. The anti-Max
well men are using tactics and epithets that
will estrange many republicans who
love fair play , and that will bo
pretty hard for these men to1" swallow
if Maxwell docs happen to bo nominated. It"
Maxwell [ s turned down by moans of the
dummy candidate In every county scheme ,
and some man nominated whoso limitations
with tho'railroads are mofo than suspected
it. will inoun the loss of many votes. The re
publican atate convention has a very delicate
task before it.
Tobias Tribune : As the time for holding
the republican stuto convention draws near
it is- apparent that the real issue will bo ,
shall Judge Maxwell bo shelved. The issue
arises because of the judge's anti-monopoly
inclinations and his opinion in thu impeach
ment cases. Every corporation capper and
every heeler of the state officials will do
their b.estto , ' shelve the venerable Judge , and
they havo' fair prospect of success , for
although the rank and flic of the republicans
are at heart In favor of the sturdy old jurist ,
still the whip of the party leaders and wire
pullers at the convention will probably
araw enough of them into line
to nrovcnt his nomination. It is
probable that Saline county's delegation
will bo anti-Maxwell , and wo do not have to
look fur for'tho reason. This is the homo of
Hon. Gebrgo Hustings and the county is full
of voters who for the past twenty years
have been his ardent supporters and ad
mirers , and who today , although they may
feel at heart that ' 'Saline county's favorite
son" lias made a grave mistake , still they
love him and arc unwilling to send a delega
tion iluit would directly or indirectly reflect
upon Mr. Hustings or show that they
thought that ho was disloyal to his constit
uentsby ' not serving the stuto as he should.
Thb'Tribunc ' holds General Hastlncs in high
esteem'and has never believed him guilty of
any willful wrongdoine , but in order to vin
dicate him wo do not think it necessary nor
do wo think it right to shelve the ablest
jurist Nebraska over had , simply because ho
did not decide u case in our friend's fa\or.
The Tribune , and it behoves it voices the
sentiments of the ranic and file of the repub
licans of this vicinity , would like to see
the delegates from Saline county instructed
for Maxwell , us our neighbors , Jefferson nnd
Fillmore. have already clone , believing that
such action would redound to the good of the
party and the state.
$ aoooo I'Jn A juii.
Globe-Democrat : The only thing to bo
said in favor of the Van Alen appointment
is that It gives Cleveland a good ehauco to
correct a serious mistake.
Philadelphia Times : Even admitting Van
Alon wears a monocle no reason has been so
far adduced why ho shouldn't also honestly
have u foreign mission in his eye.
Washington Post : The country Is , prepared -
pared to compromise with Ambassador Vmi
Alon if he will agrco to take Ward McAllis
ter and Ilobart Chutlluld Ditto Taylor with
Philadelphia Innulror : On the whole it
would seem as if President Cleveland and
Mr. Whitney had buoucruolly imposed upon ,
nnd it would bo an act of kindness to the
president for the sonata to reject this rldluu
ions person.
Now York Advertiser : Van Alen , the rich
Idler , paid $ f > 0,000 to Whitney to help thu
cause of Urltlsh free trade and reform.
Whituov spent the money for Cleveland nml
Cleveland was ulcctod , Cleveland repays
Van Alon with a fat foreign appointment.
Philadelphia Heconl : It is said that Mr.
Van Alen desires that his nomination for the
Italian mission shall bo withdrawn by the
president. Ho could not have given n bottci
proof otliis fitnoas for thu place than by re
fusing to accept tt under the circumstances
Minneapolis Tribune : "I have paid in ud
vaneo ; lot them now deliver the goods. " is
Mr , Van Alcn's solo reply when anybodi
asks him about that Italian mission. Thu
senate now has an opportunity to rcdcun
Itself by refusing to confirm the nppoinmcnt
but the senate can bo depended upon to dt
exactly the other thing.
Nuw York Sun : Hut what sort of a figure
would Van Alen ' make lu Homo with this
scandal ntla'chcd to his anpolntmentf Am
what sort of satisfaction could he dorivi
from the distinction , with the public every
where behoving , and the public in Homo ou
llovlng moro than anywhere else , thnthego
his appointment in return for a political do
nation of $50,000 ,
Now York World : Van Alon contributed
a largo sum of money last year to thu duiuo
cratio campaign fund. Because of this he
has been nominated as ambassador to Italy
Mr. Whitney concedes it. Mr. Van Alei
admits it. Ho has never rendered nny othc
service to the public or lo his party , oxcep
that ho has voted two or three times , Thu
olllcu Is given to him solely as a "recognl
tlon , " a return for the money ho gavotohel ;
the party to success.
New York Post : No explanations , or do
nlals , or feats of interpretation will ge
over this. The last man in the country ti
whom the president of the United Stutci
should give a great ofllco is the man who ha
plyeii most money towards clouting him
The bestowal of o filets on persons who sup
port the party with great sums of mono ;
may , in some cases , bo innocent , bin nothiui
but a total chaugu ia human nature wonli
prevent it very soon makinir every oolce , in
el ml ing the presidency , au article of iner
AKllltAfiK I .IM > XKnitASKAftS ,
R A. Snyro of Kearney died of old ago la
ils 89th i car.
Fifty people left Wilbcr lit a body to visit
ho World's fair.
Dnlby ft Chancy have sold the Stella Jour
nal to n stock company.
Tlio bnlnnco of the weak at Khnwood will
bo lively. The fair Is on.
The Adnms Kxprcas company no longer
lellvors goods up town in Salotn.
Uurglars entered Hurgor's store nt Aurora
and walked off with several hundred dollars
vorth of goods ,
The Congregatlonallsls of Nollgh have
ailed Uov. Mr. liwrcuco of Massachusetts
o ho pastor of their church.
The Plorco Call has begun Us seventeenth ,
vojir. It is ono of the oldest and most relia
ble papers in northeastern Nebraska.
Dr. J. I. Uyrno , who disappeared from
Table Hock twelve years ngo , leaving a wlfo
iiid family of children , died recently 'n '
I'oxas ,
The Ancient Order of United Workmen
ortgo of Cambridge will hold n picnic Friday
and it has invited neighboring lodges to par
Antclopo county people who are not satis-
led with nnv of the three tickets m the
Icld will soon meet In muss convention and
lominato some candidates of their own ,
II. B. Fanchcr of Dlxnn county raised 1,500
bushels of flax seed on 100 ncrcs of sod and
sold the crop for fl.-IIiO. Tlio ono crop was
vorth half ns much us the land it was raised
on ,
lion. Fred J. Fox , for twenty years a load ,
ng democrat of northeastern Nebraska-
dlod at his homo in Crclghton Saturday
light. Ho was a cttmlldatn for the nomina
tion of Judge In the Ninth judicial district.
A pretty Kullorton plrl , says the Post ,
whom It was thought would roniain nn old
nnid because thcro nro no dukes nor kings in
, hls country , Is engaged to a man whom her
family is opposed to , and their opposition
makes her love him until she is almost cr.vy.
Exchanges and correspondents will please
note that our postofllce address Is Basin ,
Mob.'says the Nnuervillo Press. Napnrvillo
s growing so fast that the postoftlco au
thorities are , presumably , waiting for it to
iccomo u presidential oflice before appoint
ing a postmaster here. In thu meantime wo
carry our mail to and from Basin and wait
patiently until wo get a chauco to get even
with our Uncle Sam.
Vonkors Statesman : T\vo wrong * don't
inrike ono right , unless , perhaps. It U a sll-
I.owoll Courier : Ills the telescope which
ons enchantment tu the distant view.
Philadelphia Times : Autumn's coming Is
mturnl. Thu fall follows after the mnninur-
Washington Post : The foinaln who holds
ip hnrcnloMK.itud skirts Is not necessarily a
train robber.
1'hllaclolphla Ilccuril : fn Court What's
fourago , nindaniV "A witness doon'l have to
testify against herself , i
Puck : Mrs. Smylhu I bullovo In making a
servant Itoup her place !
MrIlliaiii ' Duly Soilo 1 ; but , door mo , I
can't make onu stay over a week !
Philadelphia Noi til American : "What Im-
irussod you mosl in Chicago ? "
"Thu crowd. It Impressed mo so much that
[ could seurcely'brcutho. "
Washington Star : Tommy Paw , what makes
Iho starsbO bright ?
Mr. It'ljjg ) these
Oi. astronomers are scour-
ng the heavens ml the tlmo
Truth : The tlcctor Did you ever hoar of
the theory that people will have thu sainvo
cations In thu nu\t world as they h nil i i t H ?
The widow I don'tbollovo myhusbanit will.
: le was un Ice dealer.
Somorvlllo Journal : You can always toll a
noun mini , because when anything nlxiiittlio
lonso goes wrong he always tries to put thu
ilanio upon Ids wlfo.
The nlchts are cold ,
The sUlcs aru ffrajr ,
The fruit kin * uow.
Is on hU Huy. , .
Wo miss the rlrilss'
Wo miss the bees ;
Wo miss the llow'rs
Anil leafy trees.
Wo nl o miss ,
TIs joy to stuto ,
The spoons who HUK
The old front suto.
Sonio uWe journal.
Tlio man who , In the early spring ,
Laid nut u garden plot
May not Inivo raised : v paying crop ,
Hut , oh ! hn knows u lot !
Nuxtyonr , when sprint ; comes , you wlllhoo
Him bluing on tlio fcnco ,
Anil telling others doleful tales
Of his experience.
Until n man has tried It once ,
Ho never gain to know
How hard It Is to hoi ) and spade ,
And how fast weeds run grow.
How hot the summer .sun CHII uhlno ,
How dry some weeks cun be ,
And how the Lord bus niaclo u bug ,
I'or every plant and tioe.
Hut ho who , In the oirly spring ,
Laid out a garden plot
Has loarnoil nil thlK , und moro by now ,
And next yeir ho will not
( Jo Into Hardening vury deep
Not If ha knows lilmsclf
And all his tools , nil Mimincr long ,
Will Ho npjii the shelf.
man o.v ins sws
Htnrr Flnrii Whore III * Holdirr Ilu ;
llurleil nml ixplm.
ATLANTA , Us. , Oct. 2. Kugcno Starr of ,
Holyoke , Mass. , died yesterday nt tlio spot „
where his son was burled years ago. The
son , Frederick Starr , belonged to Company
O of the Tenth Massachusetts regiment
when the war broke out and went with It to
the front. Ho ami a companion got separ
ated from the regiment and wandered over
the country for n long tlmo. Starr tlnally
succumbed to want and cxuoMiru and tin
body ' was burled by his comrade.
faUrr's family were not Informed of
the young man's death and probably lived
in hopes that Iho soldier ooy would some
day turn up nllvo mid well. The man who
closed Ms eyes In death and laid him away
in a rude grave roninnil over the entire con
tinent and nt last settled In California ,
where ho dlnl a short time ago. Among his
impcrs wn ono asking that Kngono Stixrr of
Holyoke , Mass. , ho notlllud of his son's
death , nnd directions were given liow to find
the grave. Uist night a party of coon
hunters in the wilderness noticed a strange
light In the distance and on investigating
came upon a dying limn , who said ho n
Kugeno Starr and that ho had come there In
search of his son's gravo. The hunters did
what they could for him , but ho died shortly
after being found , literally upon the lus't
resting place of his long du.id boy. Thu nu-
thoritles telegraphed the mayor of Holyoke ,
who continued the story.
IXXVHAXtli : COfVKIt.\H ItltJt.tK.
A. Company In Titrumu and Ono In Now
llninpnhlrn ( So ( o tlio Uall.
TACOMA , Oct. a At the Instance of Stnto
Insurance Commissioner Mott , the Farmers
Insurance company of Spokane has been
placed in the hands of a receiver. Molt
says the books of the concern have been kept (
so ns to deceive the stockholders. The assets -
sots , ho says , do not amount to
moro limn WtN)0. ) The Indebtedness
greatly exceeds this amount. The
company has oul over 1 ,000,000 worth of ,
policies. Between the conclusion of the ox-
.imlnullon and the receiver's iissuinlngclmrga
f'Jl.OOO worth of securities were abstracted
from the company's vaults. The ofllccrs of
the company nro : Paul Uockmoynr , presi
dent ) \lames Hopkins , manager , and T. li.
Flynif , secretary. The company Was or-
cTTiilr.xl Ani'll 1KH1
MASCIIKSTKU , N. H. , Oct. 2. The People's
Fire Insurance company , after weeks of
tribulation , has made Its last gasp and us an
orguniratlon is now a thing of the iiast ,
The directors voted to retire thu company
front business and lo reinsure the risks ,
AiulXguotM Dlsp.itnli Kxinlnuil. !
NKW YOHK , Oct. ! i. Au explanation of the
mysterious telegram received by Honor
Hibon of this city from his brother at Mom-
pox , Colombo , has at lint been obtained. The
dlsp.ilch , which consisted of the two Span
ish words , ' 'Salipmos silvaoian"'Wo [ know
safety" ] , was supposed to announce thu
safety of at least somu of Ihu passoncur.s and
crow of the missing Atlas linu steamer Alvo ,
on which Sunor Klbon's nupliew was a pas
senger. The steamer Ails , which arrived
here today , brings thi > explanation. It seems
thai the Panama Star and Herald published
an arllcle about Iho Alvo , which n mnn liv
ing at Ctinlmgciiu understood as announcing
her arrival. Ilu telegraphed his congratula
tions to Scnor Hibon at Aibmpoi , an interior
town , the dispatch which caused so much
commotion here.
Sirs. Uciicon m Nmv York.
New YOIIK , Oct. 'J. Mrs. JCdward Parker
Deacon , the divorced wlfo of Edward Parker
Deacon , who killed Einllo Abeillo , a well-
known man-ubout-lown of Paris on llio
nighl of February 17 , 18(2 ! ( , arrived on the L.I
Bre'.agno yesterday. Mrs. Deacon was uc-
conipanicd by her youngest child , a nurse
nnd a feniinu du chumbro. Shu aid not usu
her married name. She was very retired un
the passage , seldom appearing ttmong the
passengers , the majority of whom did not
know she was on board. Upon her arrival
in Now York shu was driven to the Brovoort
house , where she refused to BOO reporters or
accept a lelcgr.im sent to her room ,
Per St. I'.itrlnk'R.
Nuw YOIIK , Oct. 2. The steamer ra
Bretagno , which arrived from Havre yester
day , brought the massive piece of silver ultar
furniture known us the ostensorium , used lu
the exposition of the sacrament. It was or
dered about two years ngo from Lyons ,
Franco , by the Lcaguo of tlio Sacred Heart
for the use of St. Patrick's cathedral. It is
nuuloof thu llnesl ( juality of silver , heavily
gilded and consists of un ustensorium and n
thabor. The oslensorluin weighs about
eighty-live pounds nnd stands five feet high.
It cost $10,01)0 ) , not including tlio Jewels used
on it. Its entire cost uns contributed uy
members of thu lycnu'iio of the Sacred Heart ,
Dr. Itniillotil callril to London.
Nnw YOIIK , Oct. ! 3. Kov. Amory II. Brad
ford , U. U. , for twenty-three years
minister of the First Congrega
tional church , Mont Clalr , N.
l. . ono of the editors o" the Outlook , nnd
widely known as if pro.icher und author , lias
received a unanimous "call" to the pastorate
of Westminster chapel , I onUon , thu lurgcst
Congregational mcutiug house in the world ,
nnd located near Buckingham paluco. West
minster abbey , and the Houses of Parlii-
ment. Dr. Bradford lias not yet slgnlHed
his intention concerning the ' 'cull. "
Largest M.imif.vjturora an 1 HUilim
of Oluthlujln ho WorU.
Nay Pauline
, nay , ,
The theory that a man , to be well and elegant
ly dressed , must
have his clothes
made to his own
order by a merchant
tailor is busted for
makers of clothing1
have got the business
down to such a fine
point that the largo
manufacturers hire
all the best tailors
country to make up their goods.
The quality of the cloth is just as good and the
workmanship is often a great deal better than
the ordinary tailored job. At least this is true of
our goods. Our $8.50 suit is in just as good style
as the $10 , $12.50 , $15.00 , $20 00 and $25.00 sort , and
are in every way reliable g-oods , guaranteed to
wear and fit exactly. Our overcoats , in every con
ceivable style , range from $8.50 up as high as
$25,00. Our new fall and winter underwear is in ,

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