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OMAHA DAILY BEK : SUNDAYAr APIUL t , ISM-TWENTY PAGJES.
CONSTITUTIONAL PROBLEMS Investment of the School Funds in State Warrants Discussed by Lawyers. UNIQUE DEFENSE OF THE TREASURER rhlnki the Purrhmn of Hectirlllri n * > C'on- toniplntnl Would llo ConatrniMl na III- rerllng KilucnUonnl rumlit from Their Proper Clmnnel * ) . LN , March 31. ( Special to The 're. ) The case In which the governor of Nebraska In seeking an order from the supreme court requiring the state treasurer to carry out the provisions of the law passed In 1891 , providing for the purchase of Rlalo warrants with the permanent school fund , Is attracting the attention ot the constitutional lawyers of Lincoln , It Is difficult to cstl- mate the Importance of this law. At the tlmo It was passed thcro were outstanding fttuto warrants drawing 7 per cent Interest amounting to nearly $000,000. At the same time the stnto treasurer held In his own possession $500,000 of Idle money belonging to the public school fund. Tlio legislature caud see no business sense In paying 7 per cent Interest on a floating Indebtedness to private parties when It could easily suvo the Interest to the permanent school fund , which was receiving no benefit. Thereupon It passed the following very brief law : "When any state warrant , Issued In pursu ance of an appropriation made by the loglB- laturo nnd secured by the levy of a tux , shall 1)0 presented to the stuto treasurer for pay- iiient , and there shall not be money In the proper fund to pay said warrant , the iitato treasurer shall pay the amount fiom any funds In the state treasury belonging to the . permanent school fund , and shall hold nald V warrant as an Investment for said fund. " \ Although this law has been on the statute liookt ) for three years no attempt has ever been made to enforce It until lust January. Then the stnto treasurer Interposed an objec tion and the matter found Its way Into the supreme court In the shupo of a. friendly suit. When the arrangements for the suit were made the sole controversy seemed to b > over the question as to whether the treasurer should himself purchase the war rant or whether the Hoard ot IMuoatlonal Lands and Funds should purchase them. Hill as soon as the case was filed In tlio supreme court the attorney for the slate treasurer filed a demurrer , In which ho at tacked the constitutionality of the law Itself. In view of the importance ot the case. It will be Interesting to note the argument advanced by the attorney for tin- stale treasurer In support of his attack upon thu constitutionality ot the law. In ( ho brief filed with the clerk of the supreme court Attorney J. H. Ames advances , among others , the following : "If the act of 1S91 Is valid , the consti tutional Inhibition ot transferring any of I ; the funds set appart for educational pur If poses to hny other fund for other uses Is 4 wholly nugatory. " Of course. It Is per fectly evident to cvory ono that If a war rant can bo drawn upon an exhausted fund nnd paid out of the school fun'd , the practical result Is precisely the same as the transfer of the amount to the former fund and the payment of the warrant therefrom , and wo arc doubtless not culled upon to clto authori ties , to tlio effect that that cannot be done Indirectly which Is forbidden to bo done directly. It does not change the nature of the polar bear to call him a pet poodle , _ and It does not change the nature of this transaction to call the warrants "securi ties , " and the payment of them a "pur chase" or an "Investment. " MAKKIKU IN POLICE COURT. Meyer Wler's anti-vice campaign took anew now shoot this afternoon. Yesterday nt a mi-clng of philanthropic ladles nnd gontlo- mcn , called with a view to dovlslng ways and means to assist the mayor In his war- face against tha social ovll , it was con cluded tlmt a committee to bo composed of representative ministers ot the gospel would greatly assist the blind goddess ot the police court In piling up the fines against the scarlet eisterhood. Accordingly , yesterday morning four well known ministers , Messrs. Ludden. Gregory , Curtis and Morgan , oc cupied , seats at the right of the police judge when ho called the dally list ot malefactors up for trial. As a result of the dally police raid May Davenport and George Randall were brought into court. Handall Is a hackman and the girl has been fined for prostitution several times In the piibt year. They have lived together as man and wife for about a year and a half nnd ut ono time liccurcd a license to wed ; but tlu-y probably Imagined that' domestic felicity was as easily attained without a marriage license and the services of a parson , for tlu-y never used the license. The girl WUH lined $100 nnd her "husband" $30. Neither could pay. This morning when the ministers came around to the pollco court they were wel comed by a wedding party. George and May had secured another license. They wore rtvtrrlcd by Hev. Mr. Ludden , and thus escaped the payment of their linos. WOMEN NEKI ) NOT UEGISTKU. The annual spring controversy ever the question as to whether or not women en titled to vote nt school elections must regis ter , cntno a little late this year , but arrived Just the same. Attorney General Hustings tendered the following opinion this afternoon , in response to an inquiry from Griind Island : Hon. ir. K. Clifford , County .ludgo. arniul Island , Neb. : Dear Sir Your favor of March M has been this day reoolved by mo and J beg leave to hereby uckiinu ledge the receipt of tin * same. The question you raise In this department Is om * that has been submitted to me on several different occasions. It has boon m-ees- nary for me to examine it at noun * h-ngth. Heretofore , after careful examination , 1 have boon constrained to hold that there is nothing In the law requiring women to loglster In order to entitle them to vote for Hcliool oIllcoi'H at school ( 'lections. Since the preparation of that oi/tnloa the law has not been changed. In my judg ment it Is unnecessary for women to icglster. LINCOLN IN ttUIEIA Tlio announcement was made today that 1'rank Zoning , the well known tlriiggUst of this city , * had assumed the miinagcmont of tlio Fnnko opera house. Since the Ilio last l-'cbruary , which so nearly resulted In the destruction of the house. It Inu been de cided to entirely remodel It. New i .its hnvo Jieon put In , now scenery la being painted , iidWbaxes add d and thn Interior will bo frescoed und decorated In modern stylo. The 1'iinUo has long been n popular house und doubtless will continue to bo iso. H , O. Outcalt has returned from his new homo at Houston , Tex , , whcro ho has pur chased a $5,000 residence and gnuo Into business. 'Secretary Hlckey of the Lincoln llaso Hall association received a telegram today an nouncing that Manager Ebrlght and ( he Lin coln team would start from Sun l-'iumisea for Nebraska April 7. The first exhibition game In this city will bo played April 10 between Lincoln and Kansas Ulty. James n. Ilotts , the colored forger , was to day sentenced to the state penitentiary for one year. Old Corn UvliiffMiirkoU-il. VKKDON. Neb. . March 31. ( Special to The Hee. ) Farmers In this vicinity are mar keting last year's corn crop. AT K. Lyons and wlfo gave u patty last night In honor ot his step-daughter's ICth birthday. The 8-year-old daughter of John and Either Miles tiled Sunday. The Shubcrt bank case Is being tried bo- torn the Falls City court. IloV. A. W. SchenberKor of tin * Kvungcl- leal denomination begins his pautorul woik In Vcrdon and ut Goolsby tomorrow. Three trotting horses , owned by C , II , Itchy of Htimboldt , were shipped from \ er- len to Kansas City March 28 to bo trained. The Shubert ludgo. Ancient Order of United Workmen , has Just completed the orimnlr.ttlon of a Degree of Honor ledge for thn I if ill os , with a membership of fort ) . The Stella * Press purchased the nbi'Hp- tloa list of the Stella Journal this week , llftlnh W. Strew will edit Stella's now JMIHT , whllt * J , L. Dalbey , formcr-proprlc1 r uf the J'rt'Js , will move that ofllce's < uaioral ) to i-hubort , where he will start a pap r The Vvrdon Milling company lias not Into court , H is being sued by the Vcr don bank for the amount duo on n note purchased by them ot the company ofhlch th * mill engine HM purchased. The mill company claims that the engine does not fulfill the contract nnd on that ground refused - fused to pay the note. A few weeks ago The lire recorded the raarrlngo of Ml * * I'et Howe of Sioux Falls and Jrromn Hlntpson of this place. Since their marrlngo rumors have been afloat to the effect that Mrs Simpson was very dis satisfied with her new home. Last evening the bride of nix weeks took the train for Sioux Falls. The Irate husband declares ho will begin divorce proceeding * . iiir.s.v I'A.Ndr.Kou.s ciiii.n. Farmer" * Trn-Yriir-Olil Son Srt Flro to Hunt * III * Provlnu * ) l ntp.idc. FIU2MONT , N'cb. , March 31. ( Special Telegram to The Dee. ) At about 3 p. m. yesterday the barn , granary , cribs and ad joining building of Clmrllu Johnson , two miles west of Arlington , were totally con sumed by flro. The loss Includes the buildings , ten head of horses , elx double harnesses. 500 bushels of oats. 2,000 bushels of corn , fifty ions of hay and other goods , Including farming utensils. The loss Is quite heavy nnd only partially Insured. The flro originated from matches In the hands of Itay , tlio 10-year-old son , who nc- cidcntly killed his llttlo sister about a year ago while playing with fire arms. Trylnjj tlio Innnnlly Dodgp. ST. PAUL , Neb. , March 31. ( Special Tele gram to The Dee. ) At last evening's session of court In the Schultz casu Dr. Hogue , ono of thn witnesses sent for In the forenoon , testified. Ills testimony was mainly as to the condition of the deceased after the shooting. Ho said the gunshot wound was the cause of death. The statn thereupon- Introduced the transcript of thn evidence or Dr. J. P. Jackson of Hall county at the tlmo of the crime. A hot legal contest occurred at this point , the defense seeking to exclude the records ns not being the best evidence. The court ruled In favor of the state and the evidence was read to the Jury. This mornIng - Ing only one witness , C. W. Pearsall , was Introduced In behalf of the state and this ended the state's direct evidence and the defense commenced. Eliza Schultz , wlfo of the accused , occupied the witness stand nil the forenoon and part of the afternoon. Her testimony was mainly to prove the defendant Insane at the time of the com mission of the crime , and that his mother and sister and n niece bad been affected with symptoms of Insanity. She once had her husband arrested In Hall county for Insanity. Ho was , however , discharged. Grant Orr , Leonard L. Akin and Llneas Douglas testi fied as to the defendant having had spells of Insanity. Tonight Maria L. Akin , sister of the accused , was on the stand. Her testimony Is In tlio same direction. Court was crowded nil day. Many ladles have been In attendance. Wukcflflil .Merchant * Tall. WAKBFJELU , Neb. , March 31. ( Special to The Dee. ) The leading harness and sad dler firm of Peterson & Hanson was closed today under a chattel mortgage held by Henry Allen. Liabilities , $2,000 ; assets , about $1,500. Tightness of the money mar ket nnd Inability to collect outstanding ac counts was the cause of the failure. A $10,000 system of water works will be put In this summer , bonds to tlio extent of $7,000 being voted last year , but awing to the financial stringency were not ppld. The town authorities are now negotiating with parties looking to the sale of the bonds , and If successful , work will be commenced Im mediately. ( The town election to be held Tuesday next promises to be quite a lively affair , although only one ticket Is In the Held. There are three propositions to bo voted upon. For and against license , for oho or two saloons , and for and against druggist permits. The temperance clement will try hard to defeat all the proposed propositions. At present thcro arc two saloons , both of which ore paying $1,250 per year for the privilege of quenching the thirst of Wake- field's drinking population. C'oliiiiiliitH Orntnrlfiil Contest. COLUMDUS , Neb. , March 31. ( Special to The Dee. ) The fifth annual contest of the North Nebraska High School Oratorical as- , Eoclatlon was held here yesterday afternoon and evening. Thirty contestants represented eleven high schools and succeeded In making It the most successful contest ever held north of the Plattc. Gold medals were awarded as follows : Charles H. True , Schuyler , oratorical original class : Carrlo Parks. Oreeley , oratorical selected : Josephine Palmer , Dlalr , dramatic , and Nona Drldge , Fremont , humorous. These will represent north Nebraska In the state contest at Fre mont , May 11. Silver medals were awarded to John Clark , Columbus , oratorical original ; Christina Larson , WesT Point , oratorical selected ; Delia Cook , Wayne , dramatic ; Qypslo Alexander , South Omaha , humorous. Olllcers of the association were elected as follows : W. K. Fowler , jr. , Dlalr , presi dent ; U. McKelvey , Central City , vice presi dent ; D. C. O'Connor , West Point , secretary and treasurer. The next contest will be held lu the spring vacation of 1893 at Norfolk. School Toucher Ai'rpstml. WAVERLY , Neb. , March 31. ( Special Telegram to The Dee. ) A. Tl. Hanson , a school teacher in the Rust district , six miles west of town , was arrested today by a Lin coln olllcer. It Is reported that the charge Is forgery. A garnlshee writ was served upon W. J. Trumblo , the district treasurer , against the $50 In wages duo the prisoner. Hanson has resided hero for six months , having charge of the Jordan school during the winter. Various unsavory reports con cerning his past character liavo been circu lated hero , but were not generally credited. Ho was an actlvo worker In all religious and educational matter ; ) . Many people be lieve that ho Is not In his right , mind , which accounts for bis strange history and con duct , while others claim that ho is the most finished rascal that over struck the county. _ t.nwrmu-o I'ersonuU. LAWHEN'CE. Neb.March 31. ( Special to The Doe. ) Mrs. Henry Owens died Sunday morning. Mrs. JacUfon , Sirs. Cole and Rev. and Mrs. Perry attended a two days' Woman's Chris tian. Temperance union convention itt Fairfield - field this \vecl ; . Joseph Forst returned this morning from a visit in St. Louis. Miss Wllklnii. teacher In the local schools , is entertaining two sisters for u week. Itiiliboct Drunken Ciiiiiutiiloii. HASTINGS , March 31--Speelal ( Telegram to The Dee. ) L. Hansom , charged with larceny from the person , was today bound aver to the district court by Justice Mor- lodgu. Hansom and a man named Carroll mid the "Montana Kid" went through the pockets of a drunken companion while In dulging In u stag dance and divided the pro ceeds. The "Kid" turned state's evidence. .Shipping Cuttle to l.ht-rpixil. CENTRAL CITY , Neb. , March 31. ( Spe cial to The Dec. ) T , II. Herd & Co. mudo their Bccund shipment ot export cattle to day , consisting of thirty cars , a train each over tlio Union Pacific nnd I ) . & M. roads. The cattle will be loaded at Baltimore for Liverpool. Thla linn shipped a train of expert - port cattle two weeks ago. They ttlll have iiomc L'.SCKMiead In their yards , llurglun ut < < vrlng. GI3UING , Neb. , March 31 , ( Special to The -41ee.--The ) general merchandise store of Ed W. Snyrevaa robbed' ' las : night , the thieves otl'cclliig an entrance by breaking a u'lmknv. The cash register was pried open and about | GD taken , but no other goods ha\u been mlase.d. The v.mlc Is attributed to local cracksmen , and icoma suspicions are entertained. _ _ _ _ _ _ Wnr ) ( for a Coroner. IMPERIAL , Neb. , March 31. ( Special Telegram to The Dee. } A man's body 'was found III the southern portion of the county with a revolver by bis side today. The coroner Immediately started for the spot , some twenty miles distant. None of the peroi ! on the ground recognized the dead nun , . _ _ CaUlo Thief Com let td. VALENTINE , Neb , , March Sl.-Spccl ( l Telegram to The Dee. ) Onu Dnbxnn , accused of Htc.iliny cattle , was today found guilty as charred , _ Clothing TliletoK CnUght. Jl'N'lVTA , Neb. , March 31. ( Special to The DC ? ) - Marshal Vanbusklrt arrested two itupiclui'i ! looking characUirn yesterday who had an extra supply of now clothing , which wa aftprwnrdi found to hnvo been stolen from Ilarno * Hron. , at Hastings. They were sent to Jail. Onl Drinocnit HiupcmU. ORD , Neb. , March 31. ( Special to The lice. ) The Ord Democrat , In Its Issue of thU week , bids goodbye to Its reader * , an nouncing that It has suspended publication. A part of the outfit has been sold to the Ord Journal ( populist ) , ami Mr. A. W , Jackson , the Democrat's editor and proprietor , hag accepted the position of foreman In the Journal office. The Valley County Agricultural society held Its regular election of officers last week. The following were elected : Dugald Mc- Call , president : Archie 3. Rowan , secretary ; Alonzo J. Firkins , trnasurcr. , Mrs. J , M. Stone left Monday morning for Lincoln on a visit to relatives In the capital city.Miss Miss Marguerite Drannan of the city schools Is spending the vacation with her parents In Central City. Mrs. J. W. Perry entertained the Episcopal choir at her home Tuesday evening. Mls. cs Mary H. Johnson and Mary E. Rich of the city schools left Wednesday morning for Columbus to attend the meeting of the North Nebraska TcachcrR association , which was In session Wednesday , Thursday and Friday , March 28 , 29 and 30- Mrs. F , D. llaldeman .entertained her many lady friends at tea Wednesday and Thursday. lUporlment Stittlon Discontinued. SCHUYLER , Neb : . March 31. ( Special to The Dee. ) The government experiment sta tion at this point has been discontinued. It Is to bo continued by the Oxnard Dect Sugar company , to which has been de livered the largo store of mother beets. They will operate the station without ex pense to the government , not so much as an experiment station , however , as ono for the production of seed , two tons of which they have agreed to furnish the government for distribution. It Is said that many farmers will be obliged to HOW oats again , as In fields sown early the oats hail sprouted and were killed by the late cold weather. Potatoes , , not planted very deep were frozen nnd much garden stuff that was growing Is dead. Charlie True of the Schuyler High school was In attendance at the oratorical contest of the north Nebraska schools last night and won first prize , a gold medal. There were competitors from South Omaha , Wayne , Columbus and Schuyler. Small Illii/o ut David City. DAVID CITY , Neb. , March 31. ( Special to The Dee. ) Fire broke out In the upper story of the residence of E. L. Mead this morning , damaging bedding nnd furniture to the ex tent of $150. The fire caught from the drum used In heating the room. No insurance. City politics are very qniet. Considerable strife exists upon the Board of Education. Ono ticket , practically the present board. Is opposed by a ticket that demands a change In the administration of the affairs of the district and teachers , as well as principal. IVlIlicr'H ICIectlon Confost. WILDER , Neb. , March 31. ( Special Tele gram to The Dee. ) The hearing of the elec tion contest over the. office of county Judge , which has been before the district court at Intervals since the beginning of February , wits concluded today. Judge Bush took the case under advisement , and will probably render his decision April 17 , to which time court stands adjourned. To Arrent , an lid I tor , DAVID CITY , Neb. , March 31. ( Special to The Dee. ) C. II. Derby , sheriff of this county , left for York today with the neces sary capers to arrest J. D. Dey. editor of the York Monitor , a religious paper , for dis posing ot a printing outfit on which another party here holds a mortgage. WILL BECOME DOCTOK8. Prognim of Oi.iuhu Medical College Com mencement Tomorrow Afternoon. The Omaha Medlcul college will hold Its thirteenth annual commencement at Iloyd's theater Monday afternoon" 2.TO : o'clock. ) The degree of doctor of medicine will be conferred on U. H. Armstrong , F. 13 , Deal , J. IJisgnrd , J. L. Drown , J. M. Curtis , W. A. Hosteller. F. W. Johnson , J. A. Jobn- slon. W. C. Kenner. N. P. I.nurltzon. F. K. McKeeby , G. Mogridge. F. M. Mueller , II. A. Saumlers , A. C ! . Sundblad , W. L. Thllmun and t ) . Williams. Chancellor David II. Kerr of the Uni versity of Omaha will deliver the address to the graduallng class. The degrees will be conferred by Prof. W. S. Glbbs , M.D. , presldcnl board of Iruslees. Music will be furnished by tlio theater orchestra and the public is cordially invited to attend. o Missouri' * Fruit Crop. ST. JOSEPH , Jliirch 31. The St. Joseph Ilortlcullural society met In this city today and received reports from nil parts of northwest Missouri ns to the damage sus tained by the- fruit on account of the re cent freeze. It waH reported at the meet ing that plums nnd pours are badly dam aged , practically ruined ; cherries were Hllghtly Injured ; raspberries and strawber ries badly damaged , probably not a third of a crop : blackberries are all right ; ap ples , so far us known , are all right ; poaches were killed u month ngo ; currants and gooseberries were damaged to a great extent , nnd Siberian crabs arc all killed. Those fuctn are gleaned from a committee appointed to make a careful examination. No report waH received regarding grapes , but it is thought they are all right. Overdue .Steamers. NRW YORK , March 31. Nothing has yet been seen of the belated North German Lloyd steamer Knw , from Bremen , al though nearly four days behind her regu lar time. Very little anxiety is felt as to her safety , as It Is known that on ac count of the large quantity of Ice now encountered by transatlantic sle.unerrt the Mtenmer Is coming along cautiously , In nc- oordaiico with Instructions given before- leaving Southampton. _ Other overdue steumerH are the Sorrento , which Bailed fiom Antwerp March , and Is now tweiity-Hevcn days out. The Eng land , twenty-one days from London : the Ksnien , twenty-four days out front Ham burg' the Charles Mortell , twenty-eight * Axle fur u Itecelvcr. WEST SUPERIOR. WIs. . March 3t.-On application of W. P. Guild , uemetury .of the l.elilgli Coal and Iron company , Judge Smith of the superior court iHsticd an order commanding Sheriff McGrath , till ! West Superior Iron and Steel company and the Lund Hlver Improvement company to 'ap pear on April < 2 to show caiise why a iu- celver should not bo upiiolnto/l / for the iron and Hteel company. The /letltlon / asked that the amount ot stock li/ltl by John 1) . U. Rockefeller be nHccrtaln/d , Omaha Stenographers Association. The next regular meeting of the Omaha Stenographers association will be held at the Omaha Un.slnesH college , Fifteenth and Farnnni streets , Saturday , April 7 , at 8 p. in. All stenographers are Invited. The fol lowing program will bt ; rendered : ' 'Qualifi cations of an Amanuensis , " by Prof. Hoose ; "Elementary Shorthand , " by Prof. Paxton ; exhibition of typewriting without looking at the keys , by A. M. Hopkins. i.uv.tr , George Portions of Guclpli , Ontario , wants tbo Omaha police to find his 'brother John , who Is supposed to bo somewhere In Ne braska. Milk Inspector Druncr report ? that the dairies are In much better condition this month than last. In nearly every Instance where ho has Inotructed them ( o clean up their places they have done EO. Chief Seavey Is In receipt of n letter complaining about the violation of the Ne braska fish laws at Out oft lake , The com plainant alleges that purtloe Unit with a seine , and requenlx that a policeman b ? sent to look after the nutter. Mr. Gustavo Andrcen , the safe man , Is homo from Milwaukee and Chicago , where he has been for the purpose of Introducing his patent shutters. In Milwaukee be placed 150 shutters on the Harvester company's building and closed several other contracts before leaving. The Adams Express company lias decided to extend Its free delivery limits In the northern part of the city to Emmet street , between Sixteenth nnd Twenty-fourth streets anil north on Twenty-fourth to Spauhllng Ktroct. This Is a move In the right direc tion , ami no doubt the other express com panies doing business here will fall In line. Gold crowns , 22k , bicuspids , $ G.QO ; molars , $3.00. Ur , lialley. EVENTS IN SOUTH OMAHA < yr Second Taxpayer Dce ibcs His View of the Political Situation. SOMETHING ABOUTj.TIIE CANDIDATES Intercut In ( lie Appnl.VhlnR City I'.lertlou Jiicrrmdng KliiR'n jlnughtvn' Fnr - trell In Air * . AVntlii-r-Othcr New * from tlp | iliiglo City. I read the article fn The Dee of March 31 , explaining the political situation In South Omalm nnd showing why Ed Johnston should bo elected mayor of the city. The article says that two yearn ago thin same citizens' movement put a ticket In the field and was overwhelmingly successful and acknowledges that the democratic party had become no corrupt that a reform was ab solutely necessary. The rallying cry was re form and a reduction In taxes. Hut In uplto of Mr. Johnston's figures , ob tained through J. J. Points , the last ndmlnls- tratloit has been ono of reform and reduction In taxes. The article- does not state that the present administration has had to pay over $13,000 old Judgments left as a legacy during Mr. Johnston's term as n councilman , Of course the figures as shown look large , but any cltl7.cn who Is a taxpayer will only have to look at his tax receipts to be convinced that his taxes have jeally been reduced. In 1891 the levy was 33 mills , In 1892 It was 35 mills and In 1893 It was 29V& mills. Now this shows a decided reduction ! The article does not state that the city has grown like a mushroom and consequently valuations have materially Increased and while It takes more money to run the city there are more people to pay the taxes. It shows conclusively that this has been a reform administration , and tlic people ap preciate this fact and will vindicate It when they go to the polls to vote on next Tuesday. I have written this article for The Dee , In answer to the communication of March 31 , realising the fact that The Dee desires to show justice to all. TAXPAYER. .Something About Candidate * . The citizens' candidate for police Judge , Mr. George W. Howe , Is a man past CO years of age , nnd self-made. Ho was born and reared upon a farm In Knox county , Illinois , and received but a common school education , but by close and continued appli cation , made himself competent to teach the common branches , which vocation he fol lowed for three years , with marked success. Ho served an apprenticeship at carpentry , which vocation he has followed since residing In South Omaha from about October , ISS'.l , until about August of , last year. During his early life , and wliile working at the carpenter's bench , he took up the study of law , and was admitted to practice In the district court of Iowa September 8 , 1876 , and the supreme courtof , Iowa Juno 6 , 1882. Ho was admitted to practice In the courts of Nebraska November 97"1S8D , and is now a member of the DougliH county bar. Mr. Howe Is a man of hrodd and liberal mind , fully competent to nfdfiilnlster the depart ment of Justice In the1 Magic City , and If elected will do credit to the position to which the people exalt lilm. Thomas Hector lsf'u ' man who can be trusted by the people. so Sqtith Omaha Is his homo nnd has been for years. All of his Interests are hero amf'lie Intends to remain. For this and many .ether good reasons It Is common talk that * lr. Hector will secure the highest vote of jny man oil either. tlnt/nt , . . James H. Dulla has'neld a responsible and trustworthy position [ With the stock yards company for years , alls employer has the greatest confidence In him : ho has served the people both In the council and on the school board and to the satisfaction of all , and there , are nieniwho say itheawwIH wager that Mr. Dulla will run ahead of his ticket , , a J. A. Walters gave .the ; citizens of South Omaha n'h' ' Idea of hfi"jvprth both as council man and mayor whlle.'ln'61Ilce"beforo. He was active , cautious , willing and honorable under all , clrcumstanqes nnd left n record which ho can now point to with considerable satlsfactl&n. The fact * that Mr. Walters is yardmaster at the stock yards Is a sufficient guaranty of his business capabilities. Del Pearce Is a young man of moral char acter and good business qualities. He has served as deputy city clerk to the entire sat isfaction of the council. John J. Ryan Is making a quiet , Indi vidual canvass for the city council. Mr. Ryan Is largely Interested In the manage ment of city affairs and while city clerk u few years ago filled the duties of the office In a creditable manncrr . In Honor of MltiH Vim Duseil. The reception by the Columbine club in honor of Miss Elizabeth Van Dusen , In Knights of Pythias hall , Friday evening , eclipsed all previous jindertaklngs by that social , clnb. The program consisted of an Instrumental duet by Misses Anna Glas gow and Jesslo Carpenter , an address by Mr. Samuel P. Drlgham and a vocal solo by Miss Maullno Laur. Dancing nnd n lunch made a delightful evening. Those present were : , Mr , and Mrs. J. D. Watklns , Mr. and Mrs. Lewis T. Stearnes , Mrs. James H. Van Dusen , Misses Elizabeth Von Dusen , Allison of Syracuse , N. Y. , Cora Persons , Maullno I.aur. Lu Hunt , Anna Glasgow , Etta Erlon , Klma Francis , Dlanch Glasgow , Nelllo McCoy. Lu Erlon , Frieda Von Egert , Sadie Mack , . Docla Carpenter , Ruby Griffith , Jennie Woodard , Francis Jacobs and Jesslo Carpenter , and Messrs. D. E. Wllcox , A. L. Hunter , Dr. A. P. Johnson , James llatcment , E. J. Sullivan , Eugene Palton , Clarence Rosa , Merlon F. Francis , F. G. Etter. .L. F. fitter , Herbert Droadwcll , Dort .Orsborno , Max Foote , T. O. Plath , Harry Christie. Samuel P. Drlg ham , S. D. Christie , Harry L. Carpenter and Mr. Patton. IClrctlun I.ognl Muddle. Yesterday Frank Jnnes , Daniel Allen and Henry Johnson applied for registration In the second precinct of the First ward , but were refused. Later they employed counsel and applying to Judgo- Ferguson obtained a peremptory mandamus ordering the board , consisting of James Carroll , democrat , C. M. Rich , republican , and George Kuworth , populist , to register' the complainants. The men allege that they arc electors and have resided in the city , ward and precinct the statutory period to entitle them to be registered , and so made the necessary oaths , and also brought their landlord before the board to testify to the same. The board , ortff4 ! | contrary , says that none of the men sworb to facts entitling them to registration. 5nd that when the board Informed them or their further right of bringing a registered1 elector to prove the facts , that they bi6/ight | / their landlord , James O'Rotirko , wliOjijot only was not regis tered , but swore "he lla'il only known them since March 20. 1891. . | , In Honor of "Mrn. Walker. The King's Daughtc , one of the best and most efficient of the innfiy charitable organi sations of the city , ghVo an nfternooon fare well Tuesday aftorno ? , March 27 , ut the residence of Mr , nnd Mrs , Claud L. Tulbot , 722 North Twenty-spfond street. In honor of the treasurer , Mrs. 'talker , wife of Mayor O , E. Walker. Those present were. Mesdumes William G. Sloanc , past presi dent ; A. L. Lott. pretylont , W. D. Check , William M. Wood , Jtmies D. Jones. Robert D. Montgomery , Sara ft' K. Hyatt , Claud L. Talbot , William p.Myers , Louis Householder - holder , Howard MeJeVs , A. J. Caughcy. Lewis T. Stearnes , William Surulney , Denna Albery , Alfred F. Gobch , AW. . llabcock. W. D. Wyman. D. F. Carpenter , Lulun C. Gibson. Thomas A. Di-rwlck , R. D. Rlckard , M. Carl Smith , Isaac A. Druyton and 0. E. Walker. . I'rchb ) terlau .Social. At the social In the First Presbyterian church Monday evening the following pro gram will bo rendered : Cornet Solo vMr. Jainox C. Carley Vocal Solo , V..Mrv. . R. Sage Boiijf , Guitar Accompaniment . . .Mr. James H. Smith Quartet Male Quartet Vocal Solu MlKM Jennnetto It Mullen Vocal Solo oMr. James C. Carley Quartet , . Male Quartet Sponk * for .Mr. llutchur , T , 0. Hutcher , one of tbt old and repre sentative citizens of the city , Is making nn active canraiis In the race for police Judge. Hlii ninny frlcmln , with effective work , now claim for him a close second. Mr. Hatcher's record In this city hns 'mado him ninny friends , and they nra showing their con fidence In him by the kind of support that wins In politic * . CITIZEN. Hour * ! Mrn for City Council. Afl a citizen nnd taxpayer I desire to s.iy a word for one candidate for the- council , bo- caino I liavo known him several years nnd have ever observed him to bo a faithful , honest nnd Intelligent employe' , nnd an upright and honorable man , I mean Mr. Joseph Anderson. If wo elect Mr. Anderson I will vouch for his every official acn and guarantee that ho will servo the city as faithfully nnd conscientiously ns ho has Swift & Co. the last half dozen years. l-'Olt HONEST MEN. For Cniulldato Slnto. W J. Slate , candidate for council on the citizens' ticket , IR ono of thu oldest nnd best known citizens In the town , having removed from Massachusetts here In ISSti. Mr. Slate served an a member of the Hoard of Educa tion for four years and made a good record , nnd now If elected to the council will make an honest and capable olllclal. THIRD WARDER. Mnglu City ( Ininlp. Mies , Mabel Mayllcld Is visiting friends In Papllllon. City Attorney James II. Van Dusen has gone to Chicago on business. Ira G. Hopkins , who was visiting friends In Stnnberry , Mo. , hns returned. A son has been born to Mr. and Mrs , J. E. OwOti , Twenty-second and M streets. C. D. Cottrcll has removed from east N street' to Jwetity-fourth and K streets. John I'Wben , olllco manager of the Ctidahy Packing company , has returned from Chi cago. The ladles of the First Methodist church will give a chicken pie dinner Tuesday , April 3. Mrs. S. C. Williams of Council -muffs Is visiting Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Hatcher , 2411 M street. Mrs. T. C. Tagg of Waco , who has been ylsltlng her son , Harry C. Tagg. will return homo today. Mr. and Mr * . Alfred Green of Atlantic , la. , are visiting Mr. ami Mrs. A. J. Caughoy , Twenty-third nnd II streets. Miss Lizzie Elkenbary of Plattsmoiith Is visiting Mr. ami Mrs. W. S. Kenworthy , Twenty-/ourth and K streets. Mrs. Matilda Reed , owner ot the Reed house. Twenty-fifth and L streets , will take charge of the hotel next Monday. Landlord H. Kruger of the Reed hotel will vacate the hotel Monday nnd will occupy a fiat In the Josslin block , 2406 N street. John S. Dotts , the colored man who used penknife on Robert Patton Thursday night , was sent to Jail for thirty days. Mrs. Fullerton , wife of Dr. O. J. Fullerton , nnd daughter. Miss Edle , ot Waterloo. la. , are the guests of Dr. and Mrs. M. Kllpatrlck , Twenty-second and K streets. Harley Hasklns of Ciiniernn City , Mo. , who has been to California , Is on his way home , and Is paying a visit to his uncle and aunt , Mr , and Mrs. L. J. Carpenter. Father D. W. Morlnrty last evening re ceived a telegram announcing the dangerous Illness of one ot his nephews In Htibbard , Neb. , and will leave today for that place. J. J. Drown filed a complaint before Justice Levy yesterday and had Henry Parrlsh , Charles Mitchell. Abbott Clillds , Christ Hansen - sen and an unknown party arrested for gam bling. The fourth annual ball by South umalia Platt Deutschor vereln In Dauer's hall last evening was nil that friends anticipated. The beautiful floral decorations , fine music and largo attendance ranked it with any social given by this popular society. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Geary , after a trip to the Pacific coast and visits ut the princi pal California places of Interest , have re turned home. Mr. Geary will sell his prop erty as soon as he can and remove to the Golden state for Mrs. Geary's health , , A. , n. Furgoson , and one Dickey o Omaha , sewing machine iigenU , who went to the bouse of Mrs. Robert Hanson , Albright , and forcibly took .a sewing machine after pay ments and tender In full had been made , will answer for grand larceny before Justice Montgomery. Mesdames Thomas Stcphenson , George Masson , George T. French , George Hasklns , James D. Jones , Nathan E. Acker , and D. Darling and daughter. Miss Gertie Darling , were delegates to the Haptlst iquarterly meeting , which met In Dctli Eden Baptist church , Omaha , Friday afternoon , t The ladies report an Interesting program and a palatable lunch served A 1'iivorlto for Coughs and Coldn. "Chamberlain's Cough Remedy Is the best medicine for coughs and colds wo have evei sold. " says S. Keel & Son of Coal Run , Ky. It Is a favorite because It can always bo depended upon. It loosens a cold , relieves the .lungs and effects a permanent cure. \Vhooplng cough is not dangerous when this remedy Is freely given , as It liquifies the tough mucus and makes It easier to expec torate. 25 and CO cent bottles for sale .by druggists. TROUBLE WITH THE TAILORS. Nonunion Rlru Complain uf Interference from Their Striking Brethren. The differences between Frank J. Ramgo and the Journeyman Tailor's union were under consideration In Judge Ferguson's court yesterday , where attorneys were argu ing the application for a dissolution ot the temporary restraining order which was Issued some time ago at the Instance of the plain tiff to enjoin the members of the union from Interfering with hit ! business. The trouble originated over a reduction of wages some time last February. The union men refused to accept the cut and went out In a body. Non-union tailors were Im ported from otlit-r cities , but Mr. Hamgo claims that the union men threatened nnd insulted thu new men until must of them were afraid to continue In his service. Ho applied to the courts for an Injunction to prevent the union from Interfering in his affairs , and a temporary restraining order was grarttcd pending the hearing of the cuso. The defendants applied for a dis solution of the restraining order and the case Is believed to rc&t on the decision of the court on the application. The plaintiff Introduced n number ot af fidavits for the. purpobo of fallowing that Ills nion had been repeatedly threatened and Insulted by the striking tailors. In thu Criminal Court , A couple ot hundred persons , most of them attorneyb , waited around the bench In court room No. 1 yesterday to BOO what action was to bo taken In the case wherein W , D. Porclval , a Dee reporter , was alleged to have been guilty of contempt of court , and was convicted without first hav ing been given a hearing. After the wait had been completed tin | court announced that the hearing on the motion for the now .trial would bo postponed for ono week. George Iludsnn , n young man possessed of but one arm. was charged with having stplen a c.lgur holder from thn house of E. D. 'Miller. Hu acknowledged the corn nnd took a sixty-day term In the county Jail. Thomas Dennett , one rif the young men charged with having broken Into the cars of > the Elkhorn railroad and from which ho stole a large quantity of goods , pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five years. CJ < O , Pearson , charged with having been the operator of a gambling establishment , rind Who1 'was hold to the district court , v\as called , but failed to appear , his $500 bond , signed by F. S. Pormaleo , wa ? do- clured forfeited. HiHMl tlin County Attorney. .F , A- Tucker has sued County Attorney Jacob L. Kulcy In nn action to recover the mini of $ I1D fur work and labor performed. In the petition the plaintiff alleges that ho Is a stenographer and was employed by the defendant ut a calary of $10 PIT month. Ho commenced hla labors on January 10 , ISOII , and continued until May G uf that year. Ho avers that no portion ot the amount Imu ever been paid. IN'obleH1 Pull fur tlio Indium , W. E. Peebles of Pendcr passed through the city yesterday enroutu home from Wash ington , where ho has been laboring the last three weeks In the Interest of the Indian lund tax bill and ( ho allotment ot Omaha tribal land * . U ! a cold day when Mr. llronclilal Catarrh hi thu Stage * that 1'roeedo Consumption. Karly Prnrp4M of I.ung Dupmn Uiirnbla When thn WnrnliiR Mitm nra Promptly llreded. A fact no longer qupfltlonoil In that neg lected coldH will develop bronchial trouble , and from that phthisis Incipient consump tion. In nplto of our healthful climate hundreds ot bionchlul cases result In uon- mimptlon right hero In Onmlm , No one doubts thl . UrH. C'opelatid nnd Hhepard can nrrest nnd euro thecc dlsensos lr tboy nro brought to their attention In tlmo. John Welch In u young man ot It ! , nnd lives nt 1102 S. 10th street with bin aunt , Mr * . Powers , wife of R. T. 1'oworn , jho well known Union Pacific passenger conductor. This bright luil IK In tho. employ of .M. K. Smith & Co. , wholesale dry goods. He says : JOHN WELCH. 1102 S , 10th street , with M. K. Smith & C'o. "Yes , I took a course of treatment with Dr. Shepard for catarrh atid bronchitis , nnd I am highly pleased at the results. My trouble came from taking cold lit the winter. The dlsoaso showed Itself first In my head , clogging the HOMO and tin oat. Then It worked down Into my InngJi. Mornings I would oougli and gapr terribly , raising a fiolliy white phlegm. My lutigH hurt me and wott very wore. If I walked up stains I was all out ot breath , and if 1 had gone- long In this way my lungs would Itnve bioken down completely. The catarrh after a whllo got to my stomach , and I lost my appetite. As my eating dropped off I liwl in Ilesh. My color was bad. 1 became pale and weak nnd was running down fast when Dr. Shepard took mo In ohargo. I felt better after the llrst otllco tioatmont. My head elourod up. I wanted to out. The soreness and pains * steadily left my chest. I can walk now ami not got out of bieath. My cough is gono. To mini It all up : T am well. Dr. Shepard promptly chocked my diffuse , and built mo up so that I know that I am safe fiom further lung t rouble. My cure was effected hist year and It stays by me. " AM , A K WKI.CO.Vli : . Boar in mind thai under the law of the Copeland A : Shepard ynteni none are re quired to Incur expense for privilege of a "trial. " All patient * cordially welcome * , upon first visit , to thorough dlagnoslu , full professional ndvico and careful trial treat ment without any charge whatever. CCIIOIl Or CATAHKII. Hperily CurnMre in : > rn tli Trrnliuritl by AIM 1 1 , Sir. W. 1 . Mullock of West Durllngloii , la. , M yenrs n niirtcrpr from catarrh of thn hoail , .stomach ami bronchial tuboH , vvrllo * ! "I wrolo to Dr. Copeland for iv iiue.itloit 'Hut n few weeks ngo , nnd , after giving hit phut of mall treatment u thorough trial , I nm ronlly overjoyed at the rvsults. for thi ! lni | > h reason that It hni relieved mo of u Illlhy , debilitating nnd dlMtronilnjr malady horrible cnlarrhal poisoning of the pyxtoin which I had felt to bo att In eradicable boillly curse. I hail wifTervd Its miseries for twenty vonrH , ' "Hie ( Vpelnnd mall treatment him done for mo the splendid \\oik It purport * to do. I am now comparatively n well man again. The frightful headachehnvo ; left mo for good. The night invent * hnvo ceased. I breathe oonifoitably and hear naturally nnd haw no more of my old miseries. Thn oougli gradually disappeared nfler tho- Second end week's trentinent. ' Prof. Colib'n Cino. Cutnrrhnl disease Is no respecter of por- KOIIH. 11 come * alike to nil clnssoM and con ditions. Today Profe.tsor Ohnrlea H. Colib lllnstratoH , by hM personal .statement , tlio symptoms found In ninny people who fol low Intellectual pur.milt.s. Professor Cobb IK principal of the public school nt Shelby , Iowa , nnd holds a high place among tha educators of Hint state , lie says : AMUSKMKNTS. POPULAR PRICES Commencing with Matinee . TO-DAY. The Famous Hoosier Comedy , SPECIAL SCENERY , STRONG CAST. ITS THING , Too. t and Up to Date MATINEE WEDNESDAY. Peebles Is not working some scheme In tlio Interest of his town , county or the Indium ) , and the prob.ibllltleH are that holll be successful In hiH last effort , tlio rcHUlt ot which will be to put about J-0,000 annually Into the treasury of Tlmrfitnn county by tlio passuKt ) of the tux bill , and by HeeurliiK tlio allotment ot Omaha land that tribe will be the gainer by at leant J.'O.OOO a year , UB tribal lands can bo leased 'only ' for graxlim purpoBcs ut 25 rents per acre , while allot ments can bo leased fur farming purposes at from ? l to $ 'J per acre. Mr ! ! ikKK < 'ii'/i / New I'lisllli/n Hon. K. P. KoKKcn has taken an Im portant position with tlio Now York Ufo In surance company and will hereafter be found working In the InlereslH uf tlmt great com pany In Omaha. Mr. HORKOII IIOKHCCSCM many qualification. , that almost absolutely Insure his miccest ; in lila new line of work. Ho bus the ability In carry otit any work lie may undertake , and lias established his con nection with a company that In no wound nnd reliable that It needs no defense or apoloKy from HH agentH. One ot Mr. KOKKCII'H chief qualifications IB hix acquaintance. Ho IIUB been In public life ami prominently hoforo the people ot N'cbnitikn for more than tncnly yeara and undoubtedly Knows more pouplo In public llfu and of the reprecuntatlvo clan * than does any othur man In Nebraska. Ilia public llfo and his nmnaKemont of all mat ters entrusted lo ) IH ! euro lias been of a lilKli character , and ho has the conlldt-nco and re spect ot the men who know | ilni. There can bo no question uf tils hiicccKti and tlio Now York Life U fovtmmto In Hcuurlnt ; his services. _ AVc.it llnd Improvement * . TJie West Knd Impiovomcnt club hold an enthusiastic mealing ut Korty-fltth and Uoav- ' emvorth utreelx lat > t night. Fully 00 men were present and discussed jnatlerH of much Interest to the people in the western palt of the city. Resolutions were adopted cmlorMng the Plattc canal project and requesting tlio Oniuha Street Hallway company to t-xlcnd HH West I.eavenuoi'tli street line from Thir ty-ninth to l-'orty-seventh street. Another meeting of the club will be held next Saturday night. . . i Klndm-ti * of u Nmmpuprr. SAN I-'UANC'iaro. Mnrc.li 31.Today wan the Sun l-'rancli-'co Clirnnlclo'H chlldicn'.H day nt the Midwinter fair. The public school children liavo already bad n dny nt tbo fair undei the patronage of Iho Mxam- IIIBI- . when 7oUiW children HUW the fair. Today all the Kdioolu of the state worn In cluded In tbo Imitation extended by the Chronicle. It IH fiild that thu largest crowd of juvenllo liiim.inliy over brought to gether on the Piiclllo coant SVUB tlmt which front the early morning hours until the afternoon thronged to the big fair. All ulaboiatu proginin of athletics nnd music had been prepaid ! for the umiisi'ment. of the children , und lufreHlmiontH of finlt , crackers , soda and the like were at the free disposal anil. . 1'lllNCIPAi , , C. H. COHIt , HIIljMIY. IOWA. "After being under Dr. Shi-pnrd'H excel lent treatment it Bhott time I Und inynrlc entirely fro from n loathesome catarrh. Al though my cane was not ono of the wor.it , yet I WIIH troubled for tun yearn and thn evil 'ITocts upon my work ns u teacher were very painful and annoying. I mifToreJ with severe pain * over the oyon and through tlio tomplc.i , frequent noso-blcoil and banl , lumpy secretions In the nose , oHitoclally at night. The oye-Mlght wan Homowhat affected nno ! , being notlccablo when I had before mo exacting or pro longed work. "In a general way , IIH well an locally , I nm restored. 1 now do the sumo work ; with r.-tso that lined to worry nnd oxhanst mo There Is an nb-'olnto freedom fiom all pain. My nervous ny. tonl haw been built up HO that a imitkod Increase In physical and mental energy nn * the sure ro.MiiltH ot Dr. Hhepard'H work. Thu cine 1ms boon a true blessing to mo. " DRS , COPELAND & SHEPARD , r.OO.MS 511 AN ! ) 312 NK\V YOKIC LIFE IILII.PI.VO. OMAHA. NUIJ. Ofllce Hours 9 to 11 a. m. ; 2 to 5 p. m. ; 7 to 8 p. m. Sunday 10 a. in. to 12 m. BOYP'Slxm TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT , Till : l.-AblllONAHU : KV 1I.VT OK THK SICA3ON. A.VI ) TUB WHIINEY OPERA COMPANY IN Tin : FENCING- MASTER I'roM'iiii'il with 11 ( lii'iit r.intA iiliorim of DO N'nlei n A drnnil Orelulili'.l Tlio original meirujiJllt.io | irunu-tli > n , Hex Blinoihiin * now oivou. ITIWH sJSo , fine , "Be. , f I 00 and tl ' l-'ruo llht Kiisp. ndod. BOYD'SDE DE WOLF Anil IIU Meiry ( ominiiy , I'UC-iKN'TlNl * The ( , ivmii Comic Or.t | Siuctil ilo , IHHKCT KKOM The Broadway Theater , Haw York Cily , llox hlieotH id OPOM Mmitl.'l ) , April' ' I'lli'i-s Kint iiu > ir ti < " > ' > n.ilcoii ) 7i"'oainl $1 , l-'ieu list Mil S _ SPECIALT 3 NIGHTS Mnilniiu'lieKimilnxAUfil ' 5i WM , H. CRAHE , And lllHiliiilraliln Coinpiuy . Tlini nW r'HIDAV niitt HATUU1JAV * I"l- ' ° ' SA'tl Ill'AV NKIIIT SontB on Snlo WodnoBtlay , April 4. I'KU'IS Lower Hour tl nil , llnlvouy , 7Su and flOe MATINKK. I'ltl-'Ki ( .liner floor , $1 balcony. Vfie unit fiOe , I-'ieo list lurrliigo l.lernno * . Tb" > following imirrliiga HconneH were In- anedostcrday : Numr und addiesn. AK < V .1. ( i. AiiMiixton , Omaha 2) AutiuritalohiiMon , Omaha. . . . , 24 A.V. . Unit. Onmlm ' 27 Ida U Ilukcr , Omaha 21 ChaileH FacKh r , Onmlm .23 Anna Hamilton , unuha M