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THE OMAHA. DAILY BEE : WEDNESDAY , MARCH 28 , 1891.
existing ; deny tlial the name had become BO voluminous or obscure ns to produce In operation Inequalities to cither the prop erty or to many of the employes of said y tcm : specifically deny that revision of wages or rearrangements of schcdiilrs will caiigo a more equitable distribution of Hiich reductions as might bo necessary or proper. The employes demy that them nro many of any objections to the rules , regulations or schedules mentioned In said petition and "most respectfully crave of this honorable court that they may bo permitted fully to bo heard upon any alleged objections thereto , or to any part or parts thereof which may bo by said petitions called to the attention of The respondents further "deny that It Is cither the duty or power of said receivers to either make or carry Into effect auch reduc tions and such revisions of the rules and regulations and schedules without applica tion being made to the court In Unit Iwlmlf. but aver that the only fair and rational method and the only lawful meant ) nl the tommand of paid receivers for the accom plishment of such desires In Ihiough negoti ations nnd agreement * with said employes , unrestricted and untrammclcd by any order of the court In the premises and the ro- HpondentH are unable to understand why a temporary receivership herein almuM nbro- gnto all former methods of contracting upon fair and equal footing , by lawful menus Ucurlng to themselves , by agreement In- 'orporated in rules nnd regulations of WBRCS , illo protection of their rights \vlth regard to their employment. " ox fin : on.r'Hsim : . Attorney Holwcin 1'rrwntn 1II Argument for Iteeehcr Tninibiill'M 1'onlUon. The circuit court was a trlllo slow In con vening yesterday and the representative * rif labor who were Interested Hpi'ctittors nt the argument of the Gulf matter wercr In favor of taxing the Judges "over tlmu" lo bo consistent with their views on labor. AH one man expressed It. "If the honorable court wants to railroad they will have lo report on time. " A largo audience listened to the argument of Henry W. Hobson , representing the re- reiver of the Union Pacific , Denver & Oulf cane , and It was like a new chapter In the now relcbrated case , a side that Is but liu- porfcclly understood. Mr. Ilobson , before he began his argil- mrnl In the case , recited cerlaln of tho. pleadings regarding the motion for .1 re hearing. He called attention tn the fact that he had filed a demurrer to the motion , but now deilred to file un answer. He no dded not to rend thu answer , o ? > cept one portion of It. making certain denials made by Receiver Frank Trumbull relativeo traffic arrangements. Hn hcn Jumped Into flic scriHallonnl feature of thu answer which was published exclusively In The llc-e > c tur- dny , alleging that Hie Union I'.iclllo wits not an litHolvcnt but n i-olveiit - company , and that It had n large surplus which he thought eotild be shown by the records In the cir cuit courts of Nebraska , Colorado and Avnin I MI * In beginning Ills argument Mr. Hobsoii stated thul his remarks of Monday re garding the Jurisdiction of the court \\ero Ktlll his belief , but that ho would go on with the Argument saving to lil.s company all rights In the matter. Taking UP the Kvaiw suit , which Mr. 'Teller , on behalf of the Union I'acllle. al luded to Monday , the attorney for Receiver Trnmbull told the Htory of the twit , but remarked that he WHS not In court lo de fend the BvniiH suit. He denied that thu milt In nucstion was nn action for specific performance. On Iho contrary , It was , n suit to transfer ( ho heaihiuarlers of the Union 1'nclllc , Denver K. Oulf to Denver. NOT A SEPARATE COMPANY" . Passing to Mr. Thtirston's speech he took up the allegations made by the attorney of the Union Pacific and stated that Thur.s- ton's remarks that tlio Union Pacific , Denver .1 Gulf was a separate company was a fal- laey Ho thought the utterance was simply Hpltttiiig Iiulm , nnd made the bold declara tion that slnco the 1st day of April , ISftO , the Union Pacific had entirely absorbed thu Villon J'acllic , Denver & Gulf , and that the otlUprs of the two companies were Identical , nnd to substantiate the assertion made rend from the annual report for 182 ! thn list of officers of the Union Pacific , Denver & dulf , whom ho alleged were the samu a'fJ oil the Villon Paclflc. lie also allowed from the annual report that the Union Pnrlllc hnd a proprietary Interest In the Union Pnclilc.- Denver & Gulf. "I could refer to twenty places In the records whore the Gulf road Is u part of the Union Pacific , and I say that Hluco the iHt of April , 1S90 , It has been a part of the great system up to December , 183.1 ! . " "Mr. Trtuubull stands In this court today ns the representative of no faction. Ho stands hero ns morn the representative of the Union Pacific than the receivers thetn- Kolves , " said Mr. Hobson. He muted that NUMBER 3. Fend ov brliis POUK coupons ami ten eontti In coin to lliJK ofUen anil leeelvo ll'ii : input of Ilils MIIHM 1) vurlc tlm utory of IlieYar lolil liy the leiullni. Keneraln on both H | < | I > H. AiAiMi < 'iuK.vn.Y n.i.us r it A ni/ : . SERIES NO. 5. Oub/Milt immborof UII'KKI'C h'K with Iho hcrli-H number uf Ilia coupon * mewnted111 bi ilollvore 1. Nfi Sun liv nml Thvoo Wcok-ilny paiu , with 15 cjuts In oln , l buy ono. p U'l uf The American Knuyclop vlla Die- tioiiiiryi Semi or-hrlu ? to The UcoOnico. Mail should bo niidrcssoa to DICTlCNfiRY DEPArJ,1 , , ENT- SERIES SEVENTEEN MARCH 28. 1894. T H R B El EX COUPON , World's Fair Art Portfolio. this superb souvenir ecntl cr brjnt'slxcoui'oimof this series hearing different dates lOccuta In colu to ART PORTFOLIO OEP'T ' , I i Boo Ofilce , Omaha. I Mr. Trumbull was attempting to hold the value ot the property In Which the Union Paclflo Is Interested to moro than 60 per cent of It * cntlro value. > On the Uth of January , 1831 , Mr. Hobaon ntnted , thn petition for vacating tlio Julos- burg branch waalied / In Jtulgo Dnndy's court nnd within nn huur nn order waa Issued , which Ilecclver Trumbull received four dayj Inter. It wan the flrnt Intimation thnt such n courxo wna thoORht of by the Union Pacific compnny. Hid llttlo attack on JudRo Dundy called up Mr. Thurston , who said ho could not It Idly by and hear J ml KB uundy' * motlvta Impugned In view of the fact that ho had the petition In Iho Jules- burg case almost two day * before the order was made. Then came n little sparring between the counsel for the opponlng 'Interests over the treatment accorded thn Union Pacific rec- celvcrs by Mr. Trumbull In not nnswerlng for three wcfikg tlio proposed ngrccmcnt suggested by Mr. Amlernon , Following up his nrguinent Mr. Hobicil told the story of the different llnea of rails limiting up the Union Pacific. The entlro scheme of consolidation was originated and carried out by olikers of tha Union Pacific for the purpose of securing Iho trackage agreement which Is now the bone of contention. WUEKR HOCUS POCUS WAS. "As to the hocus poem alluded to yester day by Mr. Thurston. " said Mr. Itohaon. "and the dark means which ho Intimated had been at the bottom of the constructive mlleago features nnd ( ho bonuses. If there was nny hocus pocus It was between Presi dent S. II. If , Clark of the Union Pacific and S. II. II. Clark , president of the Union Paclllc , Denver & Oulf. " Judge Thurston , In reply to some of Mr. IIohson'H statements , made the remark that Frank Trumbull had opened an olllce In Now York and hnd hlo solicitors nt work there , an well ns In Denver , scalping all the business hu could get nnd giving It to the Oulf rond. Mr. Ilobson flushed considerably nt the charges and , shaking his finger at Thurston , said , "Wo deny that In toto. You made that charge In Denver and were called doun because you could not substantiate the charge. " "I can now , " said Mr. Thurston , showing considerable warmth. "I have verified my statements nnd If you will bring In your pay rolls I will show you what you nro doing. " Mr. Ilobson was nbottt to reply , but the court gently Intimated that the speaker had better go on with his argument and not apeak of matters that are no part of the records. Jttdgo Caldnell , In replying to some re marks by Ilobson , said : "Has not that con sideration been withdrawn since the man agement of the Oulf road has been taken away from the Union Pacific by action of that company uml made n competitive road ? " Then he further said : "I understand you to any that the consideration of this contract \ui.s not In fact substantially what Judge Thtintton hald yesterday , to the end that It nought to obtain absolute control ot the fJulf road , for the purpose of prohibiting competition. Now that their benefits have been withdrawn , do you contend that the fltlnr,1lln ! ni'HMl ftnvnrml Mm llirntnnnf wh'nli bound It together with power to conduct that road entirely Independent of the man agement and control of the Union Paclflc or the receivers appointed In this case ? " Ilobson replied thnt ns to some portion ? the consideration had passed , but that ns to some others , which Judge Hallett had passed upon , hu would pretent his views to the court. Not having completed his remarks , Mr. Hobsou asked that tlio court take a recess till 2:30 : , which was granted. PAYMENT OF INTEREST. Mr. Ilobson resumed his atgunient when the circuit cout convened yesterday after noon. Keplylng to Judge Caldwell's statement as to the merits of the case at bar , made Just before the noon hour. Mr. Ilobson maintained that tlio Union Pacific should pay the Inter est on the Oulf bonds from October 13 to De cember 18 , He alsd contended for the right to terminal facilities at Denver nnd other polutH , and 'nlso that the Julesburg line should be operated as a through line at a rate-that would be fair and equitable. "We do not , claim thai It should ba on u , construc tive mlleago of 3 to 1 , but upon a fair basis at division , " said Mr. Hobson. Judge Sanborn asked Mr. HoMon whether he contended that these claims wero-binding on the receivers "or that they were fair and equitable. ' - Mr. Ilobson In reply asked the court to loolc nl _ all tlic equities ot the case In decid ing the case Itself. j "Wo contend , " said Mr. Hobson , "th.it your honors cannot abrogate these contracts , but you can suspend those portions of the contracts that are onerous. " Ho Hinted that even It thO' court decrees that tiio companies should exchange traffic with ono another , hd was fra ik enough to say that as a practical proposition it could not be done. The court might decree that u bird should sing , but that would not make tlio bird sing. He Insisted UmLtlie receivers only roiild make Etiltable traffic arrange ments. Ho then discussed at considerable length primary and ancillary receiverships , citing a number of cases to show that there was no such jurisdiction as ancillary administration. Ho said that the entlro Oult , , road lay In Colorado and Wyoming and not ono foot of It was In the jurisdiction of Nebraska. "Upon what principle then. " asked Mr. Hob- ann. "In ! ( . that the court of Nebraska has Jiihlsillctlon over the Gulf road ? " Heplylng to the assertions made by Mr. Anderson that the harmonious relations be tween thu companies had been severed , Mr. Hobson said that Mr. Trumbull was ever reudy to carry out all contracts now In force. "But from the very day Mr. Trum bull became receiver ot the Gulf road the purpose of tlio receivers of the Union Pacific ha been to undermine the Gulf company and dcpieoSato Its b'tocks. " HECEIVEU ANDEHSON'S DENIAL. Tills brought Mr. Anderson to his feet with tlio assertion that as receiver and for his co- rmtlvers ho dedlred to say that the piemantebt relations were being maintained between the receivers of the two properties. As to the Gulf rend being a great burilen on the Union Paclllc , Mr. Hobson said that ho btood as much for the Union Paclflc In this mater us for the Gulf company. The underlying and consolidated bonds of the Gulf company" , said Mr. Ilobson , amount to $ : ; : ! , 126,000 , all told , ot which the Union Pacific owns $13,0.28,000 , the public owning the balance. Mr. Thurston hero Interrupted to bay that the Union Pacific was not Inter ested In these bonds for the reason that they \\ero pledged to their full value by the Union Paclflo In their collateral trust , nnd that eompnny had used the money. Mr. Hobson denied that , and stated that the facts were that these bonds were.pledged , together with a large number of other se curities , to secure the payment of collateral trust notes amounting to about $19,000,000 which had been Issued by the Union Pa cific ; thnt the par value of the securities GO pledged exceeded $110,000,000 , and that prior to the panic of ' 03 the actual mnrkot value ot tha securities exceeded $55,000,000 , and consequently the Union Paclllc hnd a very largo equity In tlioso securities nml WUH bound fur thn Indebtedness whether the sa- curltlca were Worth thi ( amount thereof cr nnt. There wna u buzz In the court room when Mr. Ilobson finished this statement , nnd the Judges looked nt one nnnthnr und smiled nt the suggestion of water hnvlng been Injected Into somu of the Union Paclflo securities. C'cntlmilng , Mr , Ilobson said that In 1R93 the Gulf road earned above its expenses and taxes enough to pay all nf lu Interest charges on bondi other than thoao owned by ths Union Paclllc. The total Interest on bonds In 1K9J was fl.lTt.710 , the Interest on the underlying bon.la , Including $1,000,000 of Colorado Central Is ? 7V1,7CO , all of which was duo the Un'on Paclllc , leaving a bal ance or $3 ! ) ,950 duo upon bonds held by the public. The Gulf earnings for 1S93 , desp'.to disastrous times , dpto ( | tlio fact that tha Union Pacifier hnd to use this line as a break water against 'competition , were over $150,000 not. Hn made the nlU'entlou that the Union Pacific company had charged up to the Gulf company $15.000 for tases per- month , which ho stated the receivers refused to pay back to the Quit company , in consequence ot which the Gulf company | g In default for Its taxes tor 1&93. TRUMHULti nXCBPTS TO TIIUKSTO.V. After sparring over the question of taxes for an hour and the statement of floating In- debtcdnes3. Mr. Hobion rand n telegram from Sir. Trumbull dated at Denver , Inking exception to Mr. Thurston's statement made Monday as to Uio amount realized by the Gulf on the arbitrary mileage allowance Mr , Trumbull stating that the amount for January was only about $17,000 Instead of $41,000. Mr. Trumbull further stated that ho was willing to settle the division In each class of trnmc lin Iti own merits and fur thermore as to Thur ton's allegation that h9 claimed terminal nnd switching services free , ho had always expected to pay for the same nnd was willing to do so as socrt ns the ac counts could bo settled. To show that It was the Intention of the Union Pacific receivers to carry out the terms of the contract of April 1 , 1S90 , rela tive to the Gulf company , Mr , Hobson read nn affidavit from Mr. S. II. II. Clnrk , wherein ho stated that If ho would ba permitted to continue as receiver he would Insist upon the specific performance of the terms ot the contract with the Gulf company. This affi davit was made October 23 , 1S93 , ten days after Iho Union Pacific road had passed Into tlio hands of the receivers. Ho also read an affidavit from Mr. Oliver W. Mink , dated October 19 , 1S93 , ot the same tenor as Mr. Clark's. These aflldavltn were nmdc n part of the John -Ivans I unit In the circuit court of Colorado and hastened the appoint ment of n receiver for the Oulf company. Mr. Holnoii read from n letter whltfh E. Ellery Andeicon wrote to Mr. Trnmbull na to whnt Mr. Anderson would consider n fair basis of settlement nnd then stated ho wotlld offer In evidence this morning certain papers to support his caso. It being utter t > o'clock , Mr. Hobion nskcd permission of the court to conclude his argument this morning , nnd court mljoarnej until 10 o'clock. In private conversation between E. Ellery Anderson nnd Mr. Hobson before the CUHO opened Mr. Anderson ncserted thnt the statement that the Union Pacific1 was earn ing enough to pay all Its bonded Interest w ns not true. The system , i ' , was earning enough onIts mnlii line to pay the obligations on that portion of the road , and during Juno and July the cntlro system did earn that much , but had not since thatdate. 'Tlio Kan sas Paclflc , for Instance , was not earning sufficient to moot all Its obligations. Mr. Anderson said he only objected to the state ment In the answer for the reason It would go cast and create a wrong- Impression there. WHY TIIUY IIKSICIXUD. Somn of the Alleged Imlclo Working * of the1 Directory of tha C'cntriil Paclllc. SAN FRANCISCO , March 27. The Exam iner will tomorrow announce that C. P. Huntlngton , H. E. Huntlngtoh and Charles F. Crocker have resigned from the direc torate of the Central Paclflc Railway com pany , their purpose being to Intrench them selves In n strong legal position whereby the Southern Paclflc company mny avoid ( ho stipulation of Its lease that It shall pay the holders of Central Pac'flc securities .Mia annual sum ot $1,400,000 In dlvfuonds. It(3 ( well known that the directors of the South ern Paclflc and Central Pacific conipanles.aro practically Identical.the great trIo's , , Crqcker , Hopkins and Stanford Interests , being abso lutely dominant In both. When the. Southern Paclflc company leased the Central Paclflc their agreement to pay so large an amount to the Central Paclflc annually secured the Investment In Its stock ot largo amounts of English capital , and It Is this Interest against which this late move of tfio railroad authori ties Is directed. Last December the Southern Paclflc cov enanted with the Central Paclflc to modify the terms of Its Icaso so that no stated an nual sum should bo paid , but the dividend depending solely on the earnings. Minor provisions of the lease , such as the submis sion to arbitration of matters of dispute be tween tlio corporations and thnt nil moneys advanced by the Southern Paclflc should bs considered a Hen on the property of the Cen tral Paclflc It was also proposed to abrogate. It was some time before the London In vestors heard of thlsj'they formulated a for mal protect and sent It to both companies. It was then determined by C. P. Huntlngton and associates to surrender as to the minor features ot the modification , but to adhere firmly to their mnln position , wiping out the fixed charge. To remove as far as possible the appearance of making the right hand play Into the lefti they concluded to sever the Identity of the two boards. H. E. Hunt lngton , the president , nnd C. F. . Crocker nnd C. P. Huntlngton , directors , resigned Horn the Central Paclflc. Mrs. Stanford , likewise withdrew , nnd T. If. Hubbard , the Hopkins representative , drcpped out , so that the Crocker , Stanford , Huntlngton and Hop kins Interests were 'eft without Immediate personal representation on the Central Pa clflc board. HUUMNaTON'S STATE HKNT. I'oor IltiHlneis of I.nst Year Cuts Its Divi dend a Mttlo Helovr SJ.OOO.OOO. CHICAGO , March 27. ( Special Telegram to The Bee. ) The Burlington Is ono of the first roads to make a complete statement of Its operations for the calendar year pf 1893. In common with nearly every American road , the Burlington's earnings decreased. Bright hopes of prosperity were freely expressed by all llnea at the beginning of the year , but they faded away oven before the World's fair travel began. The Increased passenger business by no means offset the decrease In freight. A page In the fortlolth annual re port , Issued today , answers almost every pos sible question regarding the earnings of the year , thus : Gross earnings from operating In 1893 , $31,012,969.53 Gross earnings from operating In 189.J 33,002.393.08 Expenses nnd charges In 1893 28,838,765.12 Expenses and charges In 1892 29.662,007.88 Net earnings In 189.1 2,201,201.48 N t earnings In 1S9J , ( . 3,339,886.03 bonds ) 20I.GM.100.00 Funded debt l..12.OCl,900.00 The total number 'of miles operated was 5,597 71-100. During the year 39V * miles of road we.ro built. The construction ac count for the year was $2,277,601.44 , The cost of equipment was $1.210,992.90. Net earnings were Increased by other sources of revenues to $3,975,29(1.80. ( Out ot this wore paid dividends of $3,060,252.50 , leaving a surplus of $15,014.31 ! . HATES uo ur is AIMUI , . " After the inth u Ticket lo Ciillforiilil Will font Twlen UH Much us Now. CHICAGO , March 27. ( Special Telegram to The Bee. ) Passengdr rjites "from Paclflc coast points will bo advanced April 8 , and on April 15 wcstboUnd rates will follow suit. This happy reault to the railroads was obtained today after long popsultatlons be- ween the Atchlson , Northwestern and Union Pacific and by means of keeping , warm the telegraph wires connecting wtn other'lnter- osted lines. There may bo a llttlg friction In raising Intermediate" rates , and others affected by the present Jew rates"but-no serious trouble Is anticipated. - ' The result , of the agreement Uethat"on April 1C all passenger rates will go back to the figures In effect before March 1. In general , these nro $57 ono wqy and. $85.GO for the round trip between ( Jhlcago and California points , Present war rates are $30 ono way and $55 for the round trip. With the settlement will also come an ad vance In ttio Missouri river rate to the old figure of $12,50. It now remains for the Atchlscn nnd South- urn Pacificto amicably -arrange tholr troubles , and the ono thing lacking for liar- , mnny In transcontinental passenger rates will ba the demand of the Canadian Pacific for a differential on California business. That "question has never neon setled , ( , and may be very much In evidence as noon aa rates nro restored to n point where a differ- ' cntlal under them can be profitably quoted , Tele riii > lierx Satisfied All that now remains to be done so far as the controvnrsy with tlm telegraphers h concerned Is for Mr , Clark to report his find- In ; to tha court for ratification , and there U no ground for thinking that his action will not rocelvo the judicial sanction. As to the terms of the settlement , thorn will ba noth ing known until the report la tiled hi court. The mon appear to bo uatlafled with U , and of course tlio company U , or tt would not have acceded to It , Judge WooUon of the United States dis trict court for the Southern district of Iowa nnd Charles D. Fullen , United States attor ney for the same district , wore In Judgs Onltlwcll's court room yesterday afternoon , fcpoctators at the proceedings before the court. StocUlmlitera from Abnmd. TOPBICA. Kan. , March 27. General Man ager J , J. Frey left for Chicago this evening to meet a number of Holland stockholders 111 the Santa Fo property , who have conio over for the purpose ot making a tcur of the fl * h * i system. They wllTlio on lliO system a week or more , nnd Jttt Iioy will travel with them. They KO first to Denver , then to Texas and probably will extend their Journey to Call * AV 3 KAII.UOAI ) POOMNd. Argument * MnpYetcrdny ; | , llofarn the In- ternlHto Cnniinrrra Comnil'/on. WABHlNOTO'ty' Iftrch ST.-Ji/rfe Knnpp of the IntersYate" Commerce conunlssloii was bsforo tlU"'aetmte committee on Interstate - state commerce today anil tttnilo ft state ment bearing upon the bill for the regula tion of rullronil pqollng. Ho Bald In most respects the liltl ns a. peed one , lint he thought there-ishiuld be an nmendmcnt authorizing the. commission to IK rates In the first Instance. He advanced the Idea that railroads could afford lo move freight at nn average charge of GO cento per mile for the car. Attorney Cowcn of the Haiti- more & Ohio and Attorney Uoml of the Itlchmond & Danville , who were present , took cxeceptlon to this statement , saying the estimate must ho for running cxpensfeH only , and that It did not take Into account the original Investment , the Interest ac count , nor the fnrt that many cars are often Idle. Mr. Knnpp admitted ho had estimated for running expenses only. Kntployeri * uml Ilmploye * Confer. CHICAGO , March 17. The olllccrs of the Trainmen's Brotherhood and the Brother hood of Conductors held another confer ence with President Carpenter of the Chicago cage & Kastern Illinois railroad at the latter's olHce. Chief Arthur and a com mittee representing the engineers and lire- tr.cn also culled upon Mr. Carpenter and discussed the situation. Chief Arthur said today that It won probable that a settle ment would be reached today , or tit least the basis of a settlement. .Southern I'liclllr ICconoinlnlng. SAN FRANCISCO , March 27. The Chron icle says that with a view to further econ omy the Southern Pacific Is discharging more clerks nnd has ordered that the ex penses of the freight department must be cut down $2,000 a month more. It Is re ported that a general reduction of wages Is contemplated. * Pita ntffTBU AX KLOl'KMKHT. Well Known Illiitr Clrl Onthered In by the Omaha I'olleo. BLAIR , Neb. , March 27. ( Special to The Bee. ) Miss Nellie nodal , the 17-year-old daughter of Dr. M. D. Dedal of this city , left her home this morning without advising her parents , and It Is thought the young lady has gone to Omaha to Join a young man with whom she Is said to bo very much In fatuated. The rumor Is that the young jCouplo have arranged to elope. The atten tions of the young man were not looked upon with favor by Miss Dedal's parents , and It was for this reason that she left homo. The arrangement was that the lover was to moot his fiancee at the depot In Omaha. In order to stop the marriage Dr. Bedal notified the Omaha police to take the girl Into custody Im mediately upon her arlval and the doctor received a telephone message this afternoon stating that Miss Nellie had been taken In charge and would be held until her father arrives. Miss Dedal Is a brunette and Is considered one of the prettiest girls in this section. She attended Drownell hall In Omaha and has on one or two previous occasions at tempted to elope , but was In each Instance prevented from doing so by her parents. Work of ThlnveH at Fremont. FREMONT , March 27. ( Special to The Dec. ) Some tlmg ypsjcrday afternoon , while the families were- absent , burglars entered the dwellings of Uf J. Stlnson and O. P. Schadd and took- alp the Jewelry , watches and other valuables that they could find by thoroughly ransicklng the premises. No one In the neighborhood saw them and no officer has yet succeeded In getting trace of the thieves. i ' i Young Pat Ford 'Of ' Omaha was In tlio city Jail today awaiting the Omaha officials. The team driven 'oft by Carleton on the night of his escape' from Jail was brought up from Sarpy county yesterday by his father. I. lr o Elder James oHuff' yesterday united In marriage O. J. Hitchcock and Lizzie Laaker , of .Arlington. y > fi McDonald & Ponfle'ia have paid Into" court the Judgment lof $750 'awarded Christine Olsen for the death pt Jier husband , killed In constructing ( he 'city sewers , for which the defendants had the' contract. DEATH OF COLOX1SK JC. . LRTT. Well Knoivii NobriiHlcu Itallrotitl Man 1'nsses to Ills rinill Heit SALT LAKE , March 27. ( Special Tele gram to The Deo. ) Intelligence reached this city today of the death of Colonel H. C. Lett , a member of the Utah commission. Ho died on a Southern Pacific train cnroute to Los Angeles , whither he was being taken in the hope of benefiting his health. The de ceased was well known In Nebraska and Colorado , having figured conspicuously In politics and railroad affairs. He removed from Kansas to Nebaska In the CO's , locating at Drownvllle and subsequently removing to Lincoln. Ho was president of the Midland Pacific and Drownvllle , Kearney & Pacific railroads and was a candidate for governor of Nebraska on , the democratic ticket. lie subsequently removed to Denver , where he filled the position of superintendent of the Union Pacific stone department. He came to Salt Lake In 1889 and has taken an active part In political and business affairs. He was an applicant for appointment to the Utah governorship last fall. AIIHOII Nortliup , rioneor. ST. PAUL , March 27. Anson Nortliup , one of the best known pioneers In the north west , died In this city , today , aged 70 years. Ho came to the northwest with his bride In 1839 , driving the first herd of cattle across Wisconsin to St. Crolx Falls. As lumber man , hotel keeper and contractor ho lived In St. Crolx FalU , Stlllwater , St. Paul , Min neapolis , Duluth and Bismarck , N , D. , re turning to St. Paul in 1S3S. HQ was a mem ber of the territorial senate in 1857. Henry HiiUoy Oonover. CHICAGO , March 27. Henry Halsey Con- over , the veteran live stock and commission merchant , died today , aged G7. lleutli of Mr . Uoml. Yesterday's Issue of the St. Joseph Herald contains the following : "Died , Sunday , March 23 , at the residence of her daughter , Mrs. Samuel L. Fleming , 1212 North Tenth street , Mrs. J. H. L. Bond , aged 76 years. Services from the house Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock , Dr. J. 13. Roberts officiating. Interment In Mount Mora cemetery. "Mrs. Bond had suffered for many years from bronchial and ( ting troubles. Mrs. Bond leaves several children , among whom are Mrs. S. L. Fleming' and Frank Bond , be sides a largo clrclaot-frleuds. who esteemed her for her sterling worth and kindly Chris tian virtues. " Mrs. Bond was tbel'mother of Mr , J. 0. S. Bond , foreman of jTho 'Morning Bee composIng - Ing room. j i Denver I'o'lillllsfs Dln iitUfle < I. DENVER , MarBh'27. The populist city committee held a "meeting In the office of the state coalj.jrf/ne / Inspector latb this ) afternoon. Therft , jvoru present fifty men and perhaps a diuqji womim , Thu doors wore locked , buti-i , ! wan learned that the gathering was opj ) < uW to Police Conunla- Hloner H OK era becmjmy of lil.s "evident ilc- Mro to run the wholii party. " Later the delegation filed -cHHtof the room and Into the governor'H oltlce , wljero they de manded that M. Itthuicr bu appointed chief of police. Tliqi'tKOKl'riior says he will recommend to the aiwnllre nnd police board thu appointment , of itchmer chief rather than John ! ' . Far.Ky. to whom the place , was offered yesterday by the new board. Mr , Farley has not ulKiilllod that he will accept the appointment , but bus asked for a few days In which to consider the matter. VKHSUfTAK IM/MO/MI'IJ * . Edward H. Dort of Auburn Is In the city. Mr. 1' . O. Hedlund , deputy otato auditor , was In the city yesterday , Hon. George W. Llnlnger and wife of this city retmned yesterday from a two months tour of Maxjco and California * Ex-Governor James U. Boyd returned yes terday from Mexico , where ho Inspected some of the coffee plantations located below the City of Mexico. Mr. C. S. Spearman of Crawford , Neb. , Is the guest of William Tlsch of the C'olonado. Mr. Spearman say that the recent storm In that country has killed off fully one-half the stock and that the ranchmen' * latinos will bo very heavy. ONE OF DE HELLO'S ' RUMORS Feixoto Has Not Revived tbo Imperial De crees of 1848 and 1851 , WAS ONLY A FICTION OF THE ADVERSARY ft lory Circulated In the Northern I'rotlnrc * of IInull lo Incite the People to ltl < o Up AgiilnH tlio President Ulllelully Denied , 1S9I by the Associated Press. ) RIO DC JANEIRO , March 27. The repre sentative of the Associated press has been at n great pains to learn It there was any basis of ( ruth In thu report cabled to the United States of the revival by PcKoto of the Imperial decrees of 1S3S and 1851 re lating to the treatment of foreigners and natives who aid or abet a revolution. No one hero knows nnyhlng about It , and It can bo positively said that no decree has boon Issued by Pelxoto ordering executions without forms of trial. A general southward movement of the gov ernment troops In the state of Sao Paulo Is announced. It Is believed the rebels are re peating. An afternoon paper declares Gen eral Snralva has fled to Uruguay. The de feat of General Salgado Is confirmed. THI : INSUIUINTS. : : llriizlllnn Itelicla Dlnetnbitrlccd from tlio I'ortiiRucno Miin-oCMunil HUI-MOH AyreH. ( Copyrighted ISO ! by the Associated Press. ) LONDON , March 27. The Times tomorrow will publish the foflowlng dispatch from Us apecliU.correspondent -Brazil : "MONTEVIDEO , March 26. I have trav- qrsed the districts between Pelotas and Jagtiarao , where the government claims to 1-ave complete supremacy. I found the de tachments of Insurgents at various points. The government forces will not suffice to at tempt active opratluns. "I met SllverU Martens , who says that ho accepts the substitution of the commission at Desterro for the provisional government. He will not nominate a representative from Rio Grande until he has consulted with Ad miral dn Gama. "Tho Portutficso warship Alfonso de AI- berquerque yesterday landed ninety Insur gent officers and 170 sailors at the quaran tine station at Buenos Ayres. " OPI'OSIUJ I V ritOTiCTIM.STS. ; Opposition that Has Arisen to n I'rnnco- Itallnn Comiiiereliil Treaty. ROME , March 27. Referring to reports that preliminary negotiations are In prog ress between Italy and France looking to the establishment of u commercial entente between the two countries , the government newspapers express the opinion that Pre mier Ctlspl will not be likely to attempt any commercial treaty negotiations with Franco so long as the protectionists are In the majority In the executive legislative councils of that country. The agrarians of Italy have Issued a call for a congress to meet on April 15 , with a View of Influencing debate in the Chamber of Deputies In behalf of an Increase of duty on wheat. A number of the various municipal councils , chambers of commerce and agrarian societies throughout Italy have petitioned the chamber to make this Increase and the matter will probably be taken up within the next month. sicumu : IMI-OUTAXT i.vroitMATiox. of tlio Now Uofvnslvo Works on Cll > - rnltar-lu Possession of the Trench. BIRMINGHAM. March 27. The Ix > mlon correspondent oftlje Birmingham Post " " writes to" his paper tbat he"hus reason to beli < > V > > Uldt important war office eecratn lUVe bden'olitiitne'l oi npimir pf the french rtov > ? rnment aViiiomlI. ! . tt'neoprres. . pointcHt adds ttltvt It Is IdlOWft ( hat sutill iiiu.ueu > .t * > l > had been ) matK-i tiP'l ' t > mviiiia feared by the W P oinco efUelaid that they haVe been partially successful and tllttl the agents of the French Kovernment nave been able to procure details of the plans , etc. , of the new works projected ut Gibral tar. These wotks are said to bo of a most Important strategic character nnd , as a re sult of the discovery that the French gov ernment has obtained the plans , . a most stringent Inquiry han been ordered Into all the circumstances. To SupproBH Aimrehy. LONDON , .March 27. The correspondent , at Berlin of the Standard says that con fidential communications have recently been exchanged between the leading Euro pean powers on the question of Joint action for the suppression of anarchy. It Is be lieved that the results will be the holding of nn International conference to discuss and adopt measures to put down the scourge of anarchy. _ All Are ftl\en Trials. LONDON , March 27. The Brazilian min ister here lias received the following dis patch from Rio de Janeiro : There Is absolutely no truth In the statements that prisoners have been executed without trial. The recent deeret * of the ministry only re ferred to military tribunals nnd to crimes and outrages connected with the revolu tion committed ut Rln de Janeiro , nnd at certain other points In Brazilian territory. Hunk of < inriiuiiiy'n Statement. BERLIN , March 27. The weekly state ment of the Impel lal Bnnlc of Germany showH the following changes , as com pared with th < > previous account : Cash In hand , decreased. 10,7fiOKM ( marks : treasury notes , decieascd , l.iHin.OOO marks ; other securities , increased , 18,510,000 nmiks ; notes In circulation , Increased , 21,720,000 marks. Munro Ferguson Ite-iieetnd , , Ii13lT.II. March 27. 11. C. Munro Ferguson was re-elected , after his appointment ns junior lord of thn treasniry , bv a nujoilty of J,1M , which Is smaller by 117 than was bis majority ugntnut the same opponent at the preceding1 election. No Tiding" f tbo Arelicr. VICTORIA , B. C' . , March 27. There linn been no further tidings of either the Wrecked bark A roller or her crew. A re pot t from Uulllt says that one of the Archer's boats has been picked up by Indian theie. Trade Improving la Uruguay. MONT.I3VIDKO , March 27. The Bum to pay the coupons of the Uruguayan debt on Mav 1 will b ready on Saturday. Thu customs ifcelpts for the month of Marc.li are cHllmnted at Jl.OOO.OOO. Tindois icvlvliig. Ilujilen llroN. Special announcement of Hales for Wednes day will be found on the 5th page of today's paper. ' _ .ii.r.cii KO.S.S n.K.iiix ri/i//rr. Mini Who Ilobbed tlu < I.enil City Hank u CnnlilinOVIIH lip. PIRRRR , S. D. , March 27. In the United Slates circuit court the grand Jury Indicted Alexander Rons for embezzling $25.000 from the First National , bank of Lead City. Rosa plead guilty. Ho will ha bontrnccd to morrow. The case of Whllefaco llon > o , nu Indian charged with helping In the inaeiwcro of four cowboys near the Pine Rldgo ugcucy last year , U being considered. Thu Modern Way , commends Itself to the well formed , to do pleasantly nnd effectually what was formerly done In the crudest manner nnd dlsaereeably as well. To cleanse the system nnd break up colds , headaches and fevers without un pleasant after effects , use the delightful liquid laxative remedy. Syrup of Flea. < 'lly Tremurer KniR < iet Helen Yenru. SKATTIin , March 27. nCty | Treasurer Krug has been fu-nteneod to BOVBII years In the penitentiary at hard labor for unlaw fully using $100,000 of the city's money In complicity with Ilnury Fuhrman , Krug con- Icndml In tha course of the trial that the present city charter was Invalid and that ho had , therefore , never been nn olllcer. An appeal was taken on this point. Miner * unit Minn Oivncrt Coming Together. UKN'VKlt , Murrh 2Btuto Mine Inspector Reed him returned from Cripple C'reek and says that theie in every possibility of M satisfactory compromise on the eight-hour bass. | There In no danger of a. riot. r.iKf.Kf ) conitKTr'it nivw. l'i r. on Dnvlos Multe * HriipTiilk In Reply lo .fittne * .liiy'it I'lilmlimtlon. CHICAGO , March 27.-Sporlnl ( Telegram to The Uce. ) "Parson" Davles read James J. Corbett's "olllcliil statement" telegraphed from Cincinnati. As Jnckson'.i manager ho reflects , of course , the colored chain- plon'n sentiments. Ho says ! "Mr. Cor- belt pays Peter Jncksnn recently stated that ho ( Jamei J. Corbelt ) wan nfrald to moot him nnd that 'lie would follow me to Unglnnd and either force mo to light or ruin my Kngllsh trip financially by houndIng - Ing nnd hnrrasslng me. ' Jackson has never made Bitch an announcement. Cor- belt refers to me ns Jackson's cheap and hlulllng manager. I most respectfully ask Mr. Corbelt when Jio ever knew mo to fall to back my talk with the sxmpntt of my money ? Ho also states Unit 'there's no chance tu Unlit In this country. ' I nm more hopeful , however , believing that 'where there's a will there's a way. ' Peter Jackson Is willing to contest for n small purse If a large otto runmil be had. Oor- bctt nl.so states that he has the rl lit 'o name the battle ground. His last state ment Is entirely unnecessary , Inasmuch in ho has signed for u contest to lake plneo 'north of Milson and DIxon'H line' In this country. Peter Jackson Is more than willing to contest In this country according to the articles of agreement , and yet Is satlslled to fight In any place nnd country where he can have fair play. Peter Jackson has no reason to feel flattered at recognition from Corbett. 1 nsk Champion CVrbclt to name a time when his business and Inellnntlons will permit him to meet Peter Jnrkson In a glove contest. Jackson nnd myfelf are willing to meet him half way In all proposi tions. " Arranging les Motile * ' Hull Club. DKS MOIN'US , March 27. ( Special Tele- Brain to The Bee. ) Manager W. S. Mc- Caull of the Des Molnes Base Hall club has arrived In the city from Jollet , III. Ho will nt once proceed to get subscribers to take shares of stock In the company nnd proposes to have a good base ball park erected nt once. Hugh Nlooll will uirlvu In the city sboitly and will be able to an nounce tbo nnmes of players signed for the DCS Molnes club. Hlg intrle : lit Demur. DENVKR. March 27. There will be u larger number of horses entered for the spring races nt Uvcrlnnd Purls this year than have over before been broticht to gether In the west. DuuoH Bros. , the lessees of the park , offer nineteen stakes and have from ten to twenty entries In every one but two. The. dates will be from June 9 to 1C , and each day will bo divided Into three Uottlntr laces and one running race. _ I'lilhulelphhrH Dog Show. PHILADELPHIA. March 27. The annual dog- show ol the Philadelphia Kennel club opened today nt Philadelphia TnttorsnU's. The list of entries Is unusually large nnd includes all the lenillng breeds of dogs , many of them champions or prUu winners In their clnsso ? . _ frank Sliuw Has the Tool Right * . ST. LOUIS , March 27. Frank Shaw , tbo Twin City spotting man , reached here to day from Memphis , Tenn. , ami announced that while In that city lie secured the bet ting privilege for the sprint ? meeting there. The price to be paid Is ? 'JOUO per day. Drought I.o\v NKW YORK , Mnrch 27. Low prices were the rule nt today's trotting stock sale at the American Institute building. The only animal bringing ST.OO or upwards was Iniln. l > > Stamboul , nnd Modjuska , aged 2 years , who sold for 1510. Clningeil till ! Dale of Meeting. DENVER. March 27. The national racing board of the League of American Wheel men has decided that the national meet In this city shall bo bqld August 14 to 18 Instead of August SO and 31 and Septem ber 1. ' _ Won by nn Old Stager. LONDON , Mnrch 27. The Lincolnshire handicap of 1OQO was won today by Baron de Rotli ehlld's Do Nlclmin , ; 14 years old ; Daniel Copper's Juveplle , second ; Slr.sJ. Blunders Maples' Mntfioatly , , tlilril. < Abbott mill .MeAnllfTn Mntrlird. NEW YORK , March 27. It Is understood that a six-round bout between Jack MuAu- Urt'e and Stunton Abbott will take place In this city about April 13. Hiiyilen HI-OS. Special announcement of sales for Wednes day wlir'bc ' found on the Gth p.igo of today's paper. BOBBED BY FOOTPADS. Mr. Hirst Iteeelies Violent Trent iiient mil I. ( ties a I. Ill In .Money. ' Yesterddy morning at 4:30 : o'clock as Mr. H. L. Illrht , residing at 2010 Grace street , was going to his homo ho was held up and robbed of > all the money he had , nnd his watch clmfn. Ho had , bcen to a dance and was" return ing homo. When he reached the corner cf Twentieth nnd Paul streets ho was con fronted by two men , one of whom hold n revolver- his face while the other caught him around the wilst , and threw him to the sidewalk. He was told to give over all the money he hud , but he did tint at unco comply nnd it was then ha was knocked down. As he fell one of the men caught his watch chain and endeavored to btuitch his watch from his pocket , but tlio approach of some ono from the south scared tlio follows away be fore they got the watch. The men were concealed In the doorway of the old building formerly used as a merry- go-round , but which Is now MI cant and has been something of n hnvcn fur tramps and others. Immediately In front of this build ing all Is datk and It Is a rap I till place for tfie commission of n crime of mos > t any sort. Doth the robbers had handkerchiefs 'tied about their faces and Mr. Hirst could not discern their features. HoKilcscribed one ns n man probably live feet nine Inches In height , with n white slouch hat and n square cut coat ; the other was just a trlflo smaller , black suit , derby hat nnd had a feminine voice. It was the smaller of the two who commanded him to throw up his hands nnd who did all the talking. Mr. Hirst Is employed at the Gate City cigar factory. Twenty-fourth .and Patrick avenue. The amount taken was $1.GO. Another ll.inlc Reopens. GRCAT FALLS , Mont. , Match 27. The First National bank of this city , which closed Us doors July 23 last , has opened again In stronger condition than ever be fore. There are $127,000 redeposltcd and ? ! )0,000 In new deposits. f.OV.IL An entertainment nnd ball will bo given by the Degree of Hunur ut Wolfe's hull this oven I ng. The ladles of Plymouth Congregational church , KounUo Place , will glvo u literary charade social In thu church parlors Thurs day evening. John Adams , f.13 North Fourteenth street , wlbhcs It understood that ho Is not the John Adams aneritcd for disturbing a Salvation irmy meeting. Bids fur the cottngcs In Riverside park will ' 10 opened by the park board this afternoon. [ 'artlcs who did not have In their btdd under t lie first notice can Illo their bUlh up to 2 o'clock today. Mrs. Mary Holmes , an habitual drunkard , who lives near Buyd'a old packing house , waa taken to the Jail yesterday nfternoou In a sadly demented condition. A physician waa called to exiiiuluo her as to her uuiiity. 19 THE BEST. Ct RELIEVES PROMPTLY ind . J CURES QUICKEST ' 1 Vtctof L. King. An Afflicted Boy Salt Rheum Intense Pain Eruptions Honied and Health Re stored by Hood's Sarsapnrllla. "We have used Hood's Harsitp.irlllii with great success In the caiu of our boy. When ha was twojeais old , something resembling tetter or salt rheum came out on his faoc. H win imln- fill , and on In ; ; to the Intense lUililng. thu Itttlo one could not refrain from scratching thu flesh. Ills face hccnmu An Awful Sight. I applied different snivel but they did not do any good. I had previously lost faith In doctors , so I decided he necdiid something for the blood , and having nntlecil Hood's Sar.sapaillla highly reooiiunended , I procured a .supply. Its effects were quickly noticeable , the broken flesh healed o\craud he became mote healthy. He Is now sfivRM jenrs old nnd I have never Helloed nny sljjns of a retnrn-of the trouble. He Is now strong nnd healthy ns nny boy of his HKO. " MIIH. Ciiitissn : ( ' . II. KINO , Handwleh , Illinois. Hood's Pills cure liver Ills , constipation , , jaundice , sick hc.idae.hc , Indigestion. Jlc.st Shoe sold at tlic price. S5 , $4 & S3.5O Dress Shoe Kqu.il custom \\urk , costing from $6 to $ ) . S3.5O Police Shoe , 3 Solos Hc < t Walking Shoe c\cr in.idc. S2.5O and $2 Shoes , Um'iiullcd | nl the price. Boys' $2 & $1.75 School Shoes , Arc the Host fur Sen ice. Ladies'$3 , $2.5O , $2 , $1.75 Heat DoiiKolu.Stylish , l rf ct FlttliiB nnil Servleeiilile. < Kent In the world. All .SI j IPS. IiiHlxt upon ImvinK- . I. . Doucla * SliooH. Xiiitm nntl iirleo Htunipei ! fin bet tom. AV. I. . UUUUtA.S , llrovktoii. ainsi. Ignalz Newman , 420 S. I3h. ! Ellas Svonson , 15(9 ( tt. 24th. A. W. Bowman Co. , 117 N. 16th. C. J. Carlson. 1218 N. 24th. W. W. Fisher , 2925 Loavonworth. F. A. Grassy , So. Omaha. Dr. E. C. West's Nerve and Brain Treatment fs told umlor poiltlro written ( jimrnulee1 , by author ized ngcntx onljto earn Weak Memory ; I/os.i of Itialiinml Noi\o Po\TorIx ; tMnnkpo < lgutalncKi ; : Nlulit Ixjsgos ; Kvll Dreams ; Ijick of Conllilouce ; Nervousness ; I.iii.9irutlo ; all Drains ; Lossot Tower ut Iho O nornllvo Oririms In'cltlisr emt , cnusoil by over-cxortlon ; Youthful Errors , or lIicetKlvo Urfo of Toknccn. Opium or I.l'tuor. which snnu lend to Jllsor/ , Consumption , liiHnmtynnJ Denth. IJjrmall , II nbox ; lfor ! l ; wf In written cunrnnteo to euro or refund monny. WJ2iTH COUO1IHY11UP. A certain cure for Couulii" . foldn , Anttimn , Uronotiltls , Orouii , Wlinoplnir Couxli. Horn Tliront. Pleasant to take. Hinall al7O ( llxcouilnupil ; old.BOc. elzo , nnw2Xc. ; old (1 flzo , nu\r CUe , aUAKANTliks Isnuod ouly by For sale by Goodman Drug Co. , Omaha. AM US KM IS NTS ) 'SThiiis | , March 29 GBAMD CONCERT. Coinn ami Hpnul a a nvenlnir with tlm Wuild'H Crcatunt Violin Vlruicmo , And hit I'eorli'Hs Companv of lliilnliiJ artlata la oiui of their lucomp irablo . MUSICAL PROGRAMS. IIoMInt ; BpelMjouml thn mimt critical amllcncoi for 2-LONG : , HAPPY HOimS-2 hn r irifeHt Theatres of ovury city. BOYD'S i | so SND 31 , . \fntliifo Mntiirdiij * . Tlio Necroniaiittiitio Coniuillan. THE GREAT IK HIS HEW MARVELOUS ENTERTAIN UEHf JNCMJWNO Tin : r.scAi'i : vnmi HiNn .si.vo THK aiYbTKHIOU.M HWINQ AITJJHTIIK HAI.L , Tin : mw : SIMIIIT SEANCU A" < ' MHE. HERRMANN SECTAGULAR DAII3E CREATIONS. NlfMIT I'ltfCKH tl.BU , * 1 , < IU , 7.V , OUo anil U MATlNii : lMUtiS ! : + 1.00,7Jiii 8Uo uml 'J5o. BOY t ) ' " SS/AV : APRIL 1 and 2. Tin : FASitioNAiir.K KVK.NT ov TIIK SKASON. And the Wliituey Opera Oonipany la the FENCING- MASTER 1'renontud with n Dre.tt U.IHI A Chorus of CO VolopH A ( Iraiiil Oroheilra. The orlKln.il iiinlropjlliiiii uruditctlon. Vex Hlio t will open H.UunUy muriilni ; . I5 h Siroet Theatre UVW " -THIS AKTISIINOON AN'D TONIGHT ONCK AOAINt" THE MILUONAIltKI 01' 1'1'M HENSHAW AND TEN BROECK IN THE NKW llatlnco pikca ; Any Mat In th houno lie.