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' - r- I . 2. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 'rln 01\fATIA DAILY : B:1E : : : : h ? n.lDA , IPEBRUA1tY s , 189t. - - on the ( put of the commlsalon. The amentJ- b. mont Wa adoptetJ. , The senate voted $3 per day and mleago to Stewart to cover his expenses while attending - . tending R conference ot delegates from the state legislatures ot Minnesota , Wiconsin , ' Iowa , Nobraka , South Dakota antI North na- kota , to bo held at St l'aul MInn. , on Feb- mary 1 for the purpse ot devIsIng \1S and mean for concerted acton In the exterm 'na. . ton ot the nUBslnn thistle. , McKesson , stewart ant Cross were appointed - the to inform pointed U walt upon severer ptnted the action ot the senate In retereMo to the Immediate shipment of supplies by the State . Reflef commlsslcn. The Uelet then Istened : to the reading era a large number of reports from standing committees. The general file was Increased by the acldlcn or nearly twenty bills . while indefinitely postponed. fleatly as many were Indefniely narl ) 18 fifteen new bills were Introduced , Including . ffeen cludlng the fourteen proposet amendments to the tate constitution olerell ( by the com- . Alter thl noon recess the Mnnto took up and gassed tour hUla , a follows : Senate file No. 25 , by Dalo. reducing the Interest 10 state wnrants from 7 to [ f per . clnt. Iohato file No. 27. by Grn . 1m. amending the law relating to county soldiera' relief . commissions , so that members ot these corn- mlaslons Ihal receive a compensation of $3 per day for their services providing how- ever , that no membe or such commission shah rtelvo pay for mora than : five days In any one year. Senate no No. 28 , by Graham , amending the law which provides tcr the payment or tim calarlos of county attorneys. Under the present law Gage county travels In Pretty beln Includeth In the fast company , being Inclulell class having to Ilay $2,500 per year for the . luxury or a county aUorney. The ell law p o\'Ies ] that In counties having from 20.000 to 3.000 the attorney shall receive a salary or $1,000 prr year In counties having more than 35,000 the attorney receives U,500. ( lage county baa a populatIon ot 3GOOO. The bill - simply comes to the relief or that county by . providing hint tim $1,000 alary shall apply t countIes having from 20,000 to GOOOO - In- hablttt : . Senate flue No. 78 , by Sloan. the bIll to . . .0. , or oleomargarine . prohibit the sale or tie . unlcsa time same ho labeled as such . UNIVflLSITV LEVY fib4. Time tenatc then went Into committee or the whole to consker the bill granting a halt- mill levy for the use or the State university. t MclMby took charge or the bill and briefly glanced over the arguments In favor " . of the measure. lie cosell by offerIng nn amondmenl IlrovhUng thaI the levy shall be t , . I equalized that It wi not produce more . than SGOOOI ( ) per annum. . Smith or 1)ugla4 opposed tbe bill. lie had ( received estmates from many competent , buildora . and train those csUmates he was ; . satsnel , that the unnnished library building could be cOlplctet at a cost ot from H9OOO . to $53,000. lie was In favor ot making n dennlto approprIation to complete this build- r Ing. but cm1d not vote for the proposed : levy. Wright : favored : the bill and Dale op- ; I. posed It. ' . I remained ) , howe\'er for Crane to make ' . the leading arrulenL In favor ot the bill. ' He started out by admItting that he hal no " children of his own and never expected to have 81) ' . This frank admission created a . broad smile and placed ) the senate In good t' , humor. Crane deprecated the fact that nil p' his colleagucs from Douglas county had seen fit 10 vote against the measure. He denied that the 1)111vas a scheme to assbt In a . - building boom for the city ot I.lncolu natO he InsIsted with much vehemence that the - university should he encouraged. ! An amendment suggested hy Campbell and I accepted by McKee"y , In \el ot his own I . - amendment , Irovldos ) that "when the levy Is . made It shal not exceed that fraction or a mill whIch , hs.d upon the assessed yalu- aton or the property , shall bo sufficient to . raise the amount or $60,000 per annum. " "Sprechor made a logical argument against p , the bi , and lila address was by all odds the . best , aId ; most forcible of the afternoon. He quoted figures to show the burden or tna- 'l . lon already imposed upon the People or the . state for the support of the State university , was so tnequally distributed that while I cost Lancaster but $7,12 per pupi In the , ; State university It cost other counties all time way from $41 up to $297. 4tfter G0l0 further discussion the commi .he 4ter * , ; tet ngrIQ : torecornmiidmid the IJIssge' the . bill asamended. . k Thosento , then adjourned. , " . . . ' ) OU EIJ\1 Ti : IWLL ( U.L. i Vote h , 'Vhleh . the Unlvrsl , lImit Frl d ' . IIniilly l'h"l , Anlollc.d. LINCOLN , Feb. 7.-Speclal.-Tho ( ! ) jour- , nal was read thIs morning. The object $ . souglt was to correct the record for the . . - S purpose of showing that the vote of last . evening on the unIversity bill , house roll No. ' 92 , was 48 to , 47 . The cleric omitted reading . . . the roll , amid .on motion of Crow the vote was read and the minutes announced by the - speaker to bl approved. ; s . Shhkrdlliz Introduced a resolution , which ho asked be subml't ImmedIately by unanimous - . , mous consent , 10 the effect that the finance . ways and means commIttee be Jormltet to visit " the' various state Institutions asking , approlrlnJlons , and that they hJ allowed $3 a day and exponaes The resolution was adopted by a largo majority. The house then ' proceeded to bills on third reading. 1' House 1'01 No. 183. by Jenness , was the first In line. Tie bill provIdes that no em- , pl'er or corporation shall dIscharge on . Cmllo.o for ! l'eason that be belongs to t labor organization. The penalty for viola- ton 10" " fine of $500 or ImprlEolnent not 1 exceellng Ilx months The bill was passed . by GO to' 27. 3 , . Walt'o bill , house roll No. 41 , was passed. , , ' I provJdcsAhat any pember of a lawfully , 'organlzed 'yoluntcer fro company who shall b disabled In the line or dimly nlll receive l from the city a sum of not less than $ : nor more thim $10 per wee It. The vote In favor . , : $ of-thI6 - bill ' \vas tilianlmnous. ' house rol No. 40 , aio by Walt , Is a dg tax , bill . I Impoes a tax or not less than $ nor more than $3 the and ? t lore Ullon owners ant har- t borers or dogs. I further provides that no prson ehal keep lore thall ona tbg. The . bill p3sed by 65 to 19. House roll No. 68 , by Jenkins , Is a b'l . providIng that time let of January the 22t ' of February , the Fourth of JUly , the 25th of Dcembcr , ant any day recommentell by tie governer of this state or the predent : of the Unied States as a day or fasting or . - - . hallesSlvng ! shall be allowed school teacher , . or all public schools as legal holidays. I " _ , also provides that when any or these dny Ia's 4 shall occur on Sundny ( , then the following ' Monday 'shal bo observed. There was but slight , opposition to the passage ot this measure - Deo's bill . house roll No. 82 , to authorl . the Investment of sinking funds In the hands of time treasurer of any county In regleterod , . warrants leaned by county , city , reglBteret , I 8chool authorities of such county under dl- rectoa of the county commissioners or Board of Supervisors , was passed by 1 vote of 74 toll. 1. : The house then took 0 recess "ntl 2 p. m. , Mit. MI.S WANTED TO KNOW. At the opening of the afternoon session afenoon ) les , rising to a question of privIlege , de- , ' mantled to kl\w \ why Buralo county , which was BUlI'Osed to be self-sustaining. hal , as . : , _ hovny ths report ot SecretlY I.utden , ec'IV'1 twice the amount of supplies of any . ether county In the slota. Brady replied to this question by queston I 4 ' quietly atatng that he sUlpOed It , n because the people hooded It. ThIs an- ! WCr did noalp \ J to auuaeo the wrath or . ) les , but he subsided and the debate closed , The consideration of bills on third ' reading posed was lroceEded of : with Int the following 1is- 1Iouse roll No. 121 , by lalrgro\'e , Ilrovldlne ! , , f1 an extra ! alt In the supreme court , was : _ host with the emergcncy clause , the vote being \ Ito 32. and I was Ilut upon its passage with- ou the clauae. The bill failed ' clu e. bl faied entirely on its pasec\ wihout the emergency clause , receiving - : ceiving but 49 yeas to 41 imays , Mutiger's bi , house roll No. 13G , provIding , that probate courts shall have exclus\'o : juris- diction or the Probate of wills , was ' pused. : Iurch Introduced a resolution to pay the epelus of Lamborn , Dlolnte by Governor 10lcomb a delegate tl the Russian thistle thiste ' 4 ni conrerel e at 131. I'aul. I'"ebruary U , and a ; discussion wu Immeelately lunched , The : _ , resul was that Lsmborn will b Ilerlted lt ' 0 attend the convention and hil actual rll- < way tare will bD paid. Tit hun then went into commitee 'ot ' - the whole to consider . bll en general file , , with Harrison In the chair. , Houe roll No , 112. by Munger , provIding ' that county couunNloncrs ! may assets lnds om'd ' by \ho \ INeSOr , was \1' occason of . considerable c debate , ald the commltee Iflml &ue 10 reliant progress IDd sit again . , 10us& roil 10 , ( ; by U r\wn of 11Ic3lr - ' a . . , U : . ' - . granting cert ln lots to the Congregatcn DraI.JEthurcm , was rtcmmende : fo passage. Allan's bill , house roll No 278 , providing that the county board of each county may grant liquor license open the payment of not loss than $500 , brought en t warm debate. Cramb vigorously opposed the lull and Burns of I.aneater Ietcnrect It. Howard Inovell an amendment that timers shall be no liquor sold within one.hal mile ot any public etu- calonal institution , and I was carried . Time discussion . however tormlnatecl % hy 1 melon for indefinite postponement , which prevailed , The comllltEf then rose and reported t3iirnof I.'n038to1 moved that the report or the committee of the whole on the bill bo not adopted , but that the hi bo recommended for psasago. The ) 'OaS and nay were called for bat the melonS lost. Harrison then moved that the bill be recommitted. The 10ton pre\'alQt anI } the house adjourned. Ti1Lr1 ' . nonu no.\US hiLt , NcY I't"n for Ill.rovll ; time highways- ( 'r"lo' Sllar 10ult , , Ioulre. LINCOLN , Fob 7.-Spachtl--Ono ( ) ot the Irporant bills introduced In time senate at the present esslon Is the good roads bill offered hy Senator Telt or Cass coumity D ) lho provisions of this bill each county In the state havIng less than 125,000 Inhabitants , excepting portions occupied hy cities and incorporated . corpora 1 villages , Is declared to bo a sep- arate nail distinct road department , and all rOll : lstrlcts anti the ofco or road overseer or supervisor heretotoro existing In such counties are abollslmcd. I the bill becomes I law It will male a most radIcal ! change In nil existing statutes ont will place Nebraska In the front rank or tim states that are endeavoring to salvo the good roads . problem. I first Provides that the county board or each county shall have solo anti exclusive power and authority to govern manage regulate , lease establish , vacate , alter , Ielocate , widen. imarrow 1m- prove , pave , nmcatlamnize , construct , purchase and repair r1 Public roads ant bridges within time road department of the county. Each cOlnly road clepartment Is divided Into road : dhstricts all under charge or tim county sur- veyor. After tbo surveyor has reported upon the needs of each district the county hoard Is directed to let contracts for the Improve menl ahimi care or the noada. In order ] to pro- vlto funds for the road department the county boar Is directed to levy and collect In cash a tax not to exceed 8 mills on thc dollar valuation or all real ant personal property ot time county. Senator ' Crane will conlrlbuto another bill to 111e llel sugar lIterature already berere the senate. He bas drawn a bill which be Propo'3s to offer as a substitute to the bill already Inlrotucet hy Senator Holbrook , and providing for I bunty to b paid front the state treasury and divided the among manu- facturers. Senator Crane prefaces his b:1 : with the following preamble : Whereas , The erection of beet sugar manufactories - ufactories In this state are of general public benefit ali hell } he aided mind encouraged by thc state na other works of public improvement - provement , anti " \Vhcrca8 Such manufactories can best be nllec by Increnlln the Eupply of sugar beets to such factorIes therefore be It enacted - acted : : That the state shah for each of the years 119 : , lS9G anti iS97 ] pay to any farmer person . n1m cr corporation engaged In the raising or sugar heets the slm of it per 101 for nil beets raised Ilurlug thC three years named , provided thaI no . money shah 'I'ears paid to 1011) any manufacturer engaged In rising hIs own beets. There are a number of conditions attached to the bill. Flrs , no money Is to bt paid unless the beets arE actually sold to a sugar factory , nor unless the person applying for the bounty shah have raised at least five tons of bsets for the year . nor unless time beets shall contain at least 10 per cent or saccarlne matter . Although the beet sugar bounty question has been kept In the background up to the pre3ent time , the active discussion of the several - I oral proposed measures cannot be postponed ! much longer and time several bills arc likely I to 'bg urged soi , n' after the legislature re I . assEmbles after the week'c recess , which be- gins tomorrow. Senator Uclbrook's bill pro- poses a bounty of 1 cent a pound to be paid for three years for all sugar manufactured after the pasge of the act. . Thc senate committees emi public hands and . buildIngs and finance , ways ant means start : .tonlght their blennl . on junket In order . to defray "expenses" timey have ' voted .them- soh'es $3 jer day and mlfg ! There arc : eighteen . ' members Of'l- , the tVO cornmnjtees ; ' maTting the cost $54 per day to the _ stato. The trip , ccordlng to' the itinerary already mate up , will last seven days rnaletmig the total cost $378 , wih enough mileage tbrown In to bring time total amount up to at least $500. Time two committees vill travel lade- wi Inte- pendenU . The finance committee will go first to Omaha , reaching that city tomorrow after- noon. Saturday at 10 o'clock the , committee w1 go to Beatrice . where II wl Inspect the Institute for the Feeble MInded. Returning to' ' Lincoln on Sunday ; the committee will wil proceed to Kearney the fme day , visiting Grand Island and Hastings on time retur trIp. 'fho commitee on public lands and building - Ing goes frt to Peru thea to Beatrice , Lin- coin . Grand Island , Kearney ant Hastings In succession. As time trIp has been arranged no visit wi be mate to Norfolk or Gcneva tat tile present time. The institutions at sion. these place wi bo vIsIted later In tie - ses- sion.Senator Senator Stewart will Indulge In : little lte trIp at the expense of the 8tato. He will vIsit St. Paul , MInn . , February : 14 , to attend a conference or delegates from Minnesota , Wisconsin , Iowa Nebraska , South Dakota ant North Dakota. At this nference ways and means for concerted acton In legislation designed to ttlnlnate the Husslan thistle wi bo considered. Yesterday Senator Stew- art protested vIgorously against the propo- siion to pay the members or the finance commIttee ant public buildings committee $3 per clay , and mileage. but lie lat quietly In his seat todaywimlie time republican senators votellll $3 per clay and mliemtge. I Is only fair ' to say however , that In protesting against time Ilropositon to pay the junketing scntor t3 reI day and mieage Senator Stewart mte no opposltcn to thE payment of the actual expensts or the comnmittee . eXlenscs commitee. He believed , however , that the actual : expenses - penses shoult be paid , but not In the form of a per diem ! . ' . U'T'EI TO 'L'iIti C)31MI8-1ON1Ils. U""rlur lolcomb'rltC Urlllg thll I'rumpt A lOI ni 'rmmkem. LINCOLN , Feb. 7.-Speelal.-The ( ) committee - tee , conslstng } of Senora McKesson , Stewart - art and Cross to convey to Governor Uolcomb time Bcnate's desIre that the work of time State Relief cOlmlsRlon be expedited as mueb as possible , hell a conCerence with the chief executive this afternoon . Governor Uocomb ! lad ! that ho was very clad to have the sup port of the senate In Iny project that would tumid to expedite the work or relieving the suffering lu the drouth regions 10 stated further that lie hat already addressed a per- sonal letter to tie members of the state com- mission urging upn them limo importance : or immediate action . The letter was as tolowa ! : LINCOLN , Jan. 31. ] S 5-I' Dear Sir : The Importance or caring tor every tiesery- Ing llerl0n la the otate who has been re- dueccl 10 want by . reason of crop fuiiure makes I my duty to u e mmpon ) ' alure necessity ot lergeto effort on the part 01 of the emmtire relief corll slon. 'l'he deplorable commihitloim ot the Ilrolth sufferers ii I generally - ally Imown. Time legislature has " Aener- to make an Ilproprlaton or s.O to relieve the Immedlato n ceelites of the 1"leve contributions of food amid clothmimmg have been oot one cothlnl havl made Iy gc'nerou Icollle In nlmost every state In time unIon , lint nil time plopll have not hlcnupI I. I'Nlthln for assistance are lmouring In : .Iay amid mint emily \ourlnl every ) amy. Icl ( . \ blt time ' eVIrr z-curescm.tatiyes In the relrrjcltatrs leslsh turl. /re laly In receipt of ninny mlnv 10l\hlintH of the lack of proper aid ( rain \ the c'ommmnmimitiomL Time press hal seen m 10 commelt freely upon the matN' and ask for reJorl of time lrogrlS oC the eOmnmis- comlls- Ilon In releving distress I Is necessary fOr hurnnlt"s sake , anti In artier to malnlala . time erc.1 or time stab , that every iiittmgry citizen be f"e. ' ! curn- I Ilnlnt ( rol t'immmnorous hmHrcds asking for (0011 amid clolhl.\ . cannot he Ignored . I would respectfully urge upon every member - her of the comllfllo1 the importance of taking an active lm.zrt In time ! uet\'e llrt wok cf no- 10\'ln ; the iostreis ! . 'l'ime dutIes al'l ro Jr.at to devolve 1110n one man , whatever hIs capacity lay be 11 my judgment . the l.erlolal al } ut"e service of nt least three amembenmi of the ' c'otnmnlssion memben rOlllsllon Is reritmired In Lincoln at this timne 11 order to rr'llred tle posl of the work stiactorl ) ' . 1t'pots should Icportl IhouM lie made with frequency hlwln the dls. 10ni of Ilolotnn ! and C l1clnlr setting forth the Celllt amid cU"burlelent oC all cash contrl"uUol'l ' ni 1 wOllI rrrlnlll ) ' fCCI ndvhlnhle that a tlat immct'timmg or 11 1l11blr If tIme I'ommltslon. acting under the law 1OW In effect , should lie hed : at once. Prompt , system. aYllel. title aul . 1 effective work I. i nerel- miirm- , 11 1W Ju'hment , la onlPI' that th's IIfulnc ne.dl of the deserving hIor nro nt ol el "ul led , and It lime same . _ _ ' - - " - - u- . . time that Buel In-YPt/llon be hail DS will prevent those who / unworthy from tnldul advantage of the c1tre ! ! condition of the iieopie. The active and energetlo service of every member 19 needed In order 10 tulnl th expectations of the people. I trust )0wl reply at once . anti gIve this mater your prompt attention. atenton. Sincerely hoping that the commission will yours realize very the urgency truly , of my request , I 1m. Sn.AS A. UO.COI ( Signed ) Governor ' . l\DUFT \ ON LAKE ICIGAN - _ ( Continued front First Pagc. ) Ized business ot all kinds. TraIns are blockaded - aded In snow drifts , and the dirt piled In wih the snow 80 that nn ordinary snow Illow does little good Thl hock Island has snow plows out hellling trains cast n.nt west , St. Joseph ant Grand island traIns were aIr abandoned yetcrtnblt they expect to open the line tOday. Time thermometer indicated 1 ! degrees below this morning Ir.AINVmW , Neb. , Fob 7.-SpeeJal ( Tele- gram.-Tho ) worst blizzard In thre years raged In this section yesterllnr. The wind at. tamed a fearful velocIty , and great clouds of duet and snow filled time air I was bitter cold , the thermometer regesterlng 30 below at G I ; o'elock this morning . Numerous ports of stock perIshing for hack of food ant shelter have been brought to town hal Il will probably ! o two or three days before time full effect of time storm Is known ONE FAMILY WIThOUT COAL ntKEN now , Neb , I eb. 7.-Speelal ( Telogmm-Time ) coM wave struck this place about I o'clock yesterday mornIng and last night tho. worst wind amid snow storm pro- , 'aICI that this l caly has witnessed since 18S7. It lasted for about thirty hours. Thc thermometer registered 18 degrees below zero yesterday anti 28 this morning at 6 o'cloel" , AD the day has been very cold but few have been In from the country ; all If there were any fatalities worth has not reached this clt ) ' . The root oC J. M. Pummnneli's honse blw of" on Lillian creek , eighteen miles nortim anti several of his children were badly frozen about their faces amid hants before le could get them under shelter. Ho was without fuel and came to town after coal. ASHTON , Neb. . Feb. 7.-Speciat ( Tele- grnm.-'Vednenday ) must be recorded ns time stormiest day In this section for fifteen yenrs. A saIl bUzzard . never known or hero before , raged alt day. The thermometer registered 25 degrees blow zero thla morning . No re- paris or great suffering have been reported as yet . but there Is reason to believe that los or steele Is considerable. STROMSDUIG , Neb. , Feb. 7.-Speclal ( Telegram.-The ) llEmometer registered 22 below zero this moring , but rose to 12 above during the day. No trains have arrived - rived since Tuesday ant none will reach here until mltnlght , Time sand ant soil drifting with the snow laltes It very difcult to raise the blockade as It Is lacltel almost as solid as ordinary soil. No fatalities. CATTLE BADLY SCATTEHED. GORDON , Neb. , Feb. 7.-Speclal Tele- gram.-Thls ) vicinity bas been treated to I regular olt.rlhlonet blizzard. I began night before last ant continued up till 9 o'clock last iihght . The thermometer regts- tered 3D degrees below zero at 4 o'clocl tds morning the coldest I bas been In the mcm- ory of the oldest inhabitant. Cattle are scattered - tered badly , amI there Is considerable less among time southern cattle that wore shipped In last fall . 10 wlntcr. No loss or life re- portH\ NEBRASKA CITY , Feb. 7.-Speclal ( Telo- gramn-Yestcrday's ) storm was the most so- vcro known In thIs vicinity for ears. A howlIng blizzard prevailed all night , ant this morning time mercury leglsterel } 22 degrees helow zerO. Considerable damage was done by bursting water pipes , and stock suffered severely. Trains were all from one to five hours into today , and all fright trains on time Burlington to and from this city were abandommod. HOLDREGE Neb. , Feb 7.-Spcclal ( Tole- gram.-Yosterday ) and last night this lmla9) , wag visited by one of the worst blizzards for years 'fhe thermometer registered 30 degrees - grees below zero ant the wind came In a gale front the northwest Stock suffered . , and grave fears are entertained for some or Ufe needy poor. No. reports have come In from the country , I the weather Is gUl too severe - yore to permit trayel. All trains are de- bayed . laet.SEVERE , SEVERE ' WEAThER AT O'NEIlL. I O'NEILDj Neb. , Feb. 7.-Speclal ( Tele- granm-Last ) night was the coldest expe- rlencct hero thIs wlnte-r. Time thcrmometer Indicted at an early hour thIs morning 30 degrees below zero. MINDEN , Neb. , Feb. 7.-Spoclal.-The ) : worst storm Is raging here that has been ! known In these parts for years. Great . clouds ' of snow ant dust are fylng so that it I Is Impossible - , ! possible to ace farther than a block away. ' The thermometer registers 17 below zero , ant still failing. There Is no school al either . of the schcol houses of the city on account , ' accourt or time severity the atom : . OXFORD , Nob4 Fcb. 7.-Speclal.-The' ) ' schools or this city were closed today on . account - ' count of the blizzard. The stern Is the most severe that has visited time Republican valley for immanyyears , and stock will suffer more or less. The poor , however , are being wel provided for , and no extreme cases of dest- tllon are reported. An engine with time section forces of Ox- ford and Mascot was dispatched to Atlanta this afternoon to assist In pulling a freight train from a snow drift . COZAD Neb , Feb. 7.-Speclal.-The ( ) mercury IndicatEd 21 below zero here this nmornhmmg. Time wind wblch all clay yesterday blow I gale , fell dimming time night , and the indications are that It will get warmer No cases or suffering have been heard of . and It its believed that the farmers who were In need have been very generally supplied wIth noet generaly suppled wih food and fuel ! , ant that none have greaty , suffered. STOCKHAM Neb. , Feb. 7.-Speeial.-Tlmc ( ) worst storm In Deveral , years struck these parto Wednesday morning about 2 o'clock. I raged all day Wednesday and moot or Wednesday night \\lh unabated , fury. Clouts of sand , dust and snow obscured the sun so that for the most part of tIme day . It was too dark to read. The reat. wind blew a gale. Added to this time thermometer - mometer stood at 10 below aU steel a day , grad- ualy growing lower as night approached. This morning I Is clear with only a moderate - orate breeze blowing Time thermonmetom- reg- , Istcred 24 below the coldest weather Imown here for at least seven years. No reports have an yet come In from the country M to casualties , but I Is certain that the storm caused . great suffering to people and stock I'ottiinau Urldgc" In U"hgcr from Ice. WASHINGTON , I eb. 7.-The present storm has ben unusually severe In Washing- ton The snow , which commencet to fail yesterday evening , has been coming down town steadily unt there Is now between six amid eight / Inches on the level An Icy wlnll ant been blowing In gusts and hal drifted tIme snow badly The cold has been severe The thermometer has not gone below zero , but Is expected to do so before morning. Trame on the river Is entirely slspentel mind both the Aqueduct ant Long bridges are I to bo II danger , ' 13 neither Is In good ondl- lon , _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ l'rlzll't'utlr In J'/orhln , JACKSONVILLE , Fia ; I"b , 7.-I"lorlda Is beginning to feel time cold wave Warm , sunny weather prevailed throughout the state up to noon today , but since thet cooler wealler I reported Iron : eli pclnts. At 10 o'clock tonight the thermometer In Jacksol- vile registered 2G , 'fhe mercury hd dropped forty degrees since afternoon . At Talahare Icicle a Jot long formed In Capital p1rk , ice IB forming In Ocala Time wealher bu- rcau l.redlch a further drop all over the state Ulgh north amid northwest wlnd pre. vaIl . _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 1/1\1 tl Z.mn nt Alolla , A1'I.ANTA , Ga. , I eb. 7-Tho lempernure has been failing slowly since noon and at 7 o'clocl was barely G degrees above , wlh llo prospect of going to zero before morn- Ing. Beyond lght winds and occasional I Stow : flurries no dlsccmfort has been experl. cncel , but time extreme colt , for which the imeopl of this section are ill Prepared , has cau'c,1 , . practical paralysis of bUllness , IHtctu JncIme ' . of luut In TeIIPI"e. KNOXVILLE , Tenn. , Feb. 7.-It has ben snowing hero continuously for thIrty hours , The snow I front twelve to fifteen Inches deepen ' on time ievei All 'the street railway lines are leJ up end tralc ot oil kinds Is suspended . 1'he railroads entering her are experiencIng much trouble In running Iralns. There Ii much suffering frol cold and hunger. n"nlll 'I i'uci : l'rlzcl lt tubhio. MOBILE . Ala. , Fob 7.-A 0 p. mm : . the temperature Is 16 above , the noblest weather In len years. Cabbage , peas , beans . and . other vegetables are killed , The gordemmers . _ . - - - - * - .U : l of Moble- l , gives sIp hopes of llnl anytMnJ : loss will be several hundrCJ thousand lh . ' tholsancl dll"1. WITI T\l 0.\\1\ lUI.no.\ls. Storm Aiting ) anti Tr.II Oolln Jnck A'Ulf 1i ' , kin 'rlmC Inquiry aUIlhe different railroad emcee elicited the same , information yesterday al WQlneslly , trains nnmuiied , running behind time , derdhirmeltts , anti kindred happenIngs due to the blizzard . whlcll , for twenty.tour hour has ijeIth the western country In its grasp. Utt Lyre \ seems to bo 1 letting up In the vei' \y or the wind , and \lh any- thing like VUsdrtle weather thc majority ot trains wi B&'tInnlng on the dot by today. Train No. G on time Hock Island . from the westt was abandoned between Phlipsburg and Omaha Wedlsay nIght , and an extra running on No G's time was sent out Iron here on time. Train . No. 7 was annulled yes- tcrday , westboimll No. 1 arrlvll on time , while No. I was reported three hour isle. At foci : . however , the report came that nil trains were moving' regularly , anll that the freight department would take stock antI meat which they refused WecIM day. The Milwaukee people were indignant that the report should have gone out Wednesday that they were lagging behind wIth the other roads , ant they stated yesterday that time train from the east came In on time. No. 1 on the Northwestern was reported three hours late , while No. I came In a noon , three hours late. No freight trains were ablelonet. although hone are runnIng on time . stron helwlnts making It next to impossible to get up steam All freight trains were abundonciVrilneslay ( night on the Ekhorn , ami passenger tralus crept along at a snail pace , with frequent stops , mate necessary on account ot the frosty condition ef the rails. Time Dlrlngtn was In 1 peck ot trouble all of Wednesday night snowplows havIng - Ing to be sent \ out In all directions to clear the tracks ot snow ant sand , which had drifted Into the cuts. At nurlngton head- quarters It was stated yesterday that the track near ElgCllont had been clearecl whore No. 201 hac goue off Wednesday . All ot time coaches were pcked : up with slight damage , ant It Is thought time train will bt resumed today. The engine was fount to have broken a plot : , which eau9 ei It to leave the track , all the cars following the propelng power. The nccIdent occurrtmtl , two miles west of Edge mont , where a large drift of sand ant snow hat accunmuiatetL ThIs traIn runs between Etgemonl and Deadwood. handling tim local business between these points. At Aurora engine No. 49 went off time track Into elghten Inches ot Bnow. But lit- I the damage WS cloue. Engine No 7 was , stuck Wednesday night between Dromne1 ant Trumbul , whlo No. 31 was In a drift five miles west of Konesaw . Ncs . l1 , G2 ant 54. north 6 Aurora , . were tied imp at terminals On account or thr. derailment oC train No 201 al Elgemont traIns 201 , 202 , 203 anti 201 I were annulltd . A snowplow was at work yceter- i day at lenesaw ! to dislodge No. : G. An- olher plow l f Hastings to dig out No. 37 , while still nnotier plow started from Aurora to BUlwel to open time line. Telegrams iii- dlcated that the storm had subsided and that ant everything would be open by midnight , with the eceplOl or the Arcadia line , which may take until mmmortming. Superintendent Dgnel announces that . the average temperature over time northern.'dlvlslon of the Burlngton was 18 degrees below Wedne.ay night , while Su- perlntendentl ) meln says I was 32 below at A- ! hlance . Thl l'tter-Jreatlng. , however , Is laken with commsiderab1e ; allowance , as It Is pretty well known ilr.Ielan \ has a woodshed thermometer - mometer whlch regulates . time weather In his 'territory.I I I ' The Unloll , acfc abandoned all freight , trains : Wq(1p.lsta " . nlgh .n , account ' or the high _ wInds and . the light freIght moments not warranting , any risks ] being , . Freight No. 19 , which leaves tl\en. mltnhIl. did nQ clear time yards until 7 'o'clock 'yOserday ' mornun ? . orders being aynto ! hold the"traln until the wind subsided. , , c - Wherever pqssllle ) the polcy of the Union Pacific Is to bre1Itlalns up Ito sections : , and , al a onseq en'ce , ' there were two gectiomms secIons of No. 4 yestrday dfrom ' Cheenne. The frt No. 4 arrhvid 'In JOn aha about two hours , adJ ten ; mfljnhitOs'5 ' lall while 3the , second - end section got . In three hours late. No. 2 at noon was reported two and one-hai ant hour late. No. f went out on' ' time. Ir' consequence of the lateness of , No. 1 on the Nor'hwester there were two sections ofl No. 3 last evening ; the first leaving on time , whIle the second awaited the. ar- , rival . of N < ' 1. 'No.6 left-on ' 'Um Wednesday - . day , but was three hours. late ' into ' Kearney which will gIve ' soma Idea of what loco- motives . have to contend with , In bucking ' wind and sand cIB. , "We lav ' no dliii- Ctly In making steam . " said Mr : 'Ducklng- hiS ! : : , superintendent .or car servIce , "ever since wo abandoned the straight smiloko ' stack , but the high wl\d \ Isyhat , plays the mischief with : the cards. " - crts.- . Union Pacific passenger train No. 8 , which len Sidney Wednesday night about three hour late , was deralec'onc'mle east of Chapehl , the , engIne ant four cars leaving the track , the l eomotve turning over on its side after leaving the rails. SuperIntendent Parke oft North Plate was eli tile ground ' early , and ut once looked after ' the comfort of the passengers - sengers and commenced to get the tracle In condition for travel which was accomlllshet thIs morning. The cause of the wreck Is supposed to have been a broken rail , but It Is thought at headqulrters ther , reasons maybe bo discovered alter closet exanmination. No one was Injured , alhougb the passengers were considerably shaken up. The thermometer - mometer registered 30 degrees below , exceedingly - ceedingly , discomforting . to the passengers , who were so suddenly landed on the prairIe a number of feel from the maIn line. Around the depots yesterday one universal - sal kick was regIstered against the blz- zarl , but they bad to make the best of Im- pained mu service , and they huddled closer patret rai ant tley coser around the fires , over nonnd then gong ! up to the bulletin boards to see If their trains hat not made up any lost tune. The dispatcher however , afforded little consola- tioim , altimotigh thmd fact that traIns were run- ton alhough th. ning seemed to gle emmcourngement that they would not always be compelled to walt In a sawmill . aa the union depot has b'een named slnc the blizzard or Wedu sday. The Missouri PacIfic did not send out any frEight trains 'VedntEtay night , but resumed the service yestriay morIng ! , passenger trains on blh the , Mhsotrl Pacific and Comcl : Bluffs lines arrvln : very nearly eu time . 11rU.1 I i : tii ' ' bUil h Lit roil nit. COLUMBIA , S. C" 1eb. 7-S"eclals to the Register report p blizzard raging In upper South Carolna. : , .Pledmont belt Is covered wIth snow and st many points the thermometer - wih ten Is down to , zero , somethIng unusual In thus , tow . state. I'oclml. Clllllllu , lt UClyolC DENVER , Feb. , i ; . special / to this neluh- ) Ic3n from Jolyjlcl"polo" , says : 'fhe mercury went as low os r , Olt30 degrees last night , The snow bhocIIh1p ris complete. There has been no tr blolflH.s \ ) hEre for forty-eleM ) ! hours . p _ J'rCc7,11 ! ! ' } 'cmmtber ut San . \ mmtnmilo. SAN ANTONI Tex . Feb. 7.-Tho blz- zard whtch reaCther last night hat a maximum wll nloty of forty-seven miles per hour Time .Mmrnmomneter \ uni to 12 degrees - crees above zero. " t. 1'011 ncl\IJt itomlimOke , Va , ROANOKE , Va. , I eb. 7.-At ! o'clock tonight - nigh the thenl ir reg'81eret 4 degrees below zorc. Thljgq Is blowing a hurricane. No street care ' 1 flnlng and no one Is on time streets .1" ; _ I _ _ _ _ Coldest of time htlo II rmy Inl1nhlre. JANOVlm , N1ii1eb. , 7.-Today was the coldnt of the .ea ' the mercury touchIng . 'i f' 31 below , _ , _ - .r , - fm."loI1l ' 'IU fit , " "Ulhl ii " "lt BAKERSIIELI' , Cal. , Fcb . 7.-1 . Houghton - ton , a rent estat , dealer ant Insurnco agent commlledim Clte In 1 dramatic manner here thl veaing. He had become financially fmharrat I. Today two In- aUl'unce Igent alrivi here ( rom San l rln- cisco and gave Hougton un\1 [ o'clock to settle. Houghton promlsel to have time money , und , accordinG to agreement . mel the agents at Ih KEr Valley bank lt 6 o'clock. Ho Haiti he was ready to sette , amid pulling l I 1,1101 from his pooled eliot imimsit thr.ugh the heart lie died In- stanthy . _ _ _ _ . _ _ _ i''mmles 'hi mig tIn , 1'lv ' tU I hlebols. B.\NTA IWSA , . Col , Feb. 7-nudolph Spreclel , who is : toliling on his 1unch' near lucre , vmsI'smt tndy and denies em- \ tuittlcahia' Ihl I Jle wnd mixed UI' 11 time lilol to resent time cx-qtmen , and aald that fllOI CX-I\u \ lie hail , 1'\er fmmnmiish.i ; 11iIY or areas to the IHCluIUII t , ' - - _ , _ . _ _ _ - _ , , _ - - . - - , -b - - - - FILED AT COUNCIL BLUFFS Di in the Foreclosure Prooeedings Against the Union Preifo Oompny , - ONLY A MATER Of LEGAL . FORMALITY - . \Uorlo1s Say time Trnlunclol Carries with It No Hllincanco I XOI.1 the Com- 1IcUoI of time NCCeBnr , Stol'S to time Stilt. Yesterday afternoon In time United States circuIt court ot Council Uuls Atorney Finley Burke flied bill . a bi oC comlllaint II the $27,229,000 first mortgage foreclosure stilt against time Urlou Paclnc Railway company time United Slates 'of America ant 1 large number of parties who have or claim to have an luterest In tIme property ot the Unlou Iaclnc In Iowa. 1 Gordon Dexter anti Oliver Ames , as trustees for UIO holders ot the mortgage bents , appear ns plaintIffs , anti the alegatons are time seine as In time suit iii- stuted a couple ot weeks ago In the United ' Slnles' court at St. Louis Similar suits are instituted In oil the states In which the Union Paclnc has alY property , In order to give the various courts jurlstlc- ton over the whol ! Besides Burke , the plaintfs are ropresemiteii by WInslow S. Pierce of New York , ant n. S. hell or Omaha as attonmmoys. Hal left Omaha for St. Louis last evening to look after the case pending there. Assistant General Solicitor Carrel ot the Union Iaclc said last night that the filing of the papers at Council Duls was only In confomnmity 'with requlremcnts In cases of tIme kind , court processes beIng necessary In all states In which time property Involvcd lies. l'ACU'lU UAI&IO.\I LI UISI.ATll. 10UBO Commite" ll"cU1 , e. ii I'roposltl to . \cccilt the I'rlncll"l or limo Iioimtt . WAShINGTON , I eb. 7.-The house committee - mittee on Pacifc railroads today discussed time prospects of legislation. Chairman Hely was directed to editor with the attorney general - oral ant the secretary ot the InterIor as to whether any legislation Is necessary to pro- tect time Interest of the United States under the existing status. When the commitee adjourned - joured a moton by Representative Kyle ot MissIssippi to reporttho Hely bIll back to the house was pending. Chairman Hely read a letter from Del sevaln , a Holland banlcr , representing time Dutch holders of Union Pacific securities , who appeared before time conmmhttoe last sumnimmer. , It conlalned cO\mltee SU\\er. I on oiler to the reI par to government the prlncillal of all govermlnt guaranteed bonds ot time Union Pacific as they fall due aqd to furnish good guarantees for carrying out the plan , I the government will agree to It There are about $34,000,000 guaranteed honda of time Union Paclnc. Thin proposition brought , on a discussion of a proposition to accept a proposition from the goverment aided roads roats on time saro terms . ThIs Is time plan offered : s n substitute for the Reiy b'l by Mr. Turner ant the one which Senalor fries Is salt to favor , Some SUIllortels or time Reiy bill In committee said they conslterel this plan as next to the Reilly bill Rcly hi time bet opportunity - portunity for the government to recover Its Investment , but the opponents ot thc Roiihy bill c.bjected to any proposItion to Helly interest on these bonds . which wi amount to more than time princIpal. The 'consensus or opInion In the commitee seems thal time ' Hely bill will not get anotler hearIng from this congress. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ COlllG TO A ShOW iOVvN. Western Trunk Ln3 CUlmltco % 'VII lalcr or Hrcll ( Sonmi. CHICAGO , Feb. 7.-The announcement made by the Denver & ito Granite and the ant Rio Grande Western that they would not jeimm the Western Trunl Line commission has had tlme.-offect.ot..throwimig that organiza- ton on its beam ends. I Is thought , how- ever , that the embarrassment will be only temporary , : s the Rock Island and furlIng- , ton have both notified the Rio Grande West- , crn that they are willing ' It'shoull raise the boycott on round trip busIness reading In ono direction over the Union Paclnc. The Union Pacific' has decla t that whe-n thIs I done It will join the commission . and the , minute I signs an agreement all the Important - portant \'ester lines which have not al- . rrdy : joined time ' committee will com into the ( old. I Is expected that I representative - tve of the Rio Grande Western will be In ChIcago within the next few days to hold a conference with Chairman Cldwe\ and representatives - resenlatves of the Hoclt Island ant Durlng- ton . I Is hardly possible for the commIssIon to 1101 ( much progress pending the outcome of this conference. Chairman Callwel today Issued a complete - plete list of all these entitled to t clerIcal halt f permitS during iS9S. The list Is greatly reduced from that of former years . Sixty " Thouu"1 Sllrt Yot. SAN FRANCISCO. Feb. 7.-AI but $60- 000 has been Iubserl d to the $2,000,000 find for the San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley road. The promoters will not commence - mence the work ot onslructon until the subscriptions from San Francisco amount to .000.000. 'he Interior towns of the state $ are ' expected to subscribe $2,000,000 , so that the caplalZtcn 'of the rotid will be $6OOD- 000. . Claus Spreckeis , the movIng ! plH In the organIzation of the competng road announced that he will elJleavor to secure a subscription or $1,000,000 In San Francisco becr th actual work Is clmencec on time road. Ho will malte an nldltonal suh- scripti'omm of $ 5OO. mnlcn ! his total sub- ! crllton up 10 date. 1c0O0. His two eons have also subecribeti HC.O'each. - - - w. . ( ' . ' U. l'rn''r1 : 5tsmirt . CHICAGO , Feb. 7.-'ho program of the grand ccn\oaton or the \Voman'a Christian - ' lon Temperance union , which Is to e held In Washington , D. C. , February 15 , lG and 17 , In conlcctet wIth time Ilreqentalon of thC great petition to congresB In behalf of time temimcranco movement' , has been is- sucI , Mcm'nng nnd evenijig' scar'ioumru will be iul'i cach day , anti itt citeim meeting atidreeses will be mnntl by vornen lmromi- nent in Wonmamt's Christian Temperance umniomi work. 'rime convocutlo will be bmouigmt to a ckseSunday. . 1'tbrmimmry 17 , whiemm Lady lleumry i3onmerst amid Mrs. Clara C. Holfemion will sialc. S'hiiky 'l'rmmttt , % Iliumto C oiitiru" mmti lYsmi'ml , PEOItIA , Ill. , Fob. 7-Receivers M 'Nmmlta anti Luwrence of time \Yhtiaky trust mmrnived htcTQ at 10 o'clock tonight , Iii an lntcrvcsv they declared they hail not tiecided on any netmon. For time hmrecmit affairs will be athmlnisterM as Ustimsl , FIXIC iIRd nil ; : : IJIIIXIS uH r1J-1.fl.4. ; Imternt , in tim i'n' iIimtmtet ) ieetimsg ( ltnws , m limo S'Itmter Wmimme. ElAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 7.-The fine weather Is brhning omit big fields anti time racing is becomimig snore interesting , Out- skIers won time first and 1nt races. Sum- america : First race , about six funlom-s , miehiing MIst ) ' Morn , lOti , F'iymmm ( I to 1) ) , womi ; Qumeemi of Scots , 119 , ulcinniehma (3 ( to 1) ) , econtl St , Jacob , p9 , Riley (3 to 1) , thIrd. Time : 1&43L , Sissy Jupe , lilisa Lociminvar , Tyrcmmn , Ihmtncrt'ft rmmiti 'W'yammshot also ram : . Secommil race , tlt'e furlongs , sehlingt Tim Mtmrmhiy , 116. Carr (10 ( to 4) ) , won ; Ilorenmi lot ) , Ilergen (5 ( to I ) , iecomtl ; Arnie , 93. Coclu'amm (7 ( to 1) ) , third. Tlnia : l:02. : Candor , ltoss , 4mICl nmitl Lark also rem : , Timim'il race , six furlongs : Motor , lOS , Corn (2 ( to 1) ) , von ; inC Cotton itO , i'lynmi ( S to 1) ) , second ; Commission , 101 , Chmormi (3 ( to 1) ) , third. Titus : 1 :12t : , hiermmardo , Miss ltuth. Meianhta , Ilunmnnhmm. Sir Itichmtrti , Iluntsmnan amid Mary S mtlo ran. Fourth race , one unite , selling : Ihoczc , 121 , Carr ( I to 4) ) , von ; Oilvin , 103 , tJloane (5 ( to 1) , second ; itogation , l0 , Flymumi (12 to 1) ) , thutril. 'rhine : I : ii. Utuatieiouhe , iianietta anti itch- amnim also ran. 111th : race , about six ftmnloiigs : Mephisto , 101 , Gniiilmt 7 to 1) ) won ; Antmntiel , 101 , Cam (8 ( to 1) ) . secomid ; dmuimti l4atiy , 91 , Flynmu ( S to Ii ) , timirti. Tlmne : I :11. : l'nramnattn , Ahcyone , Sam : Lucas , fleti Will , Itoetler Two Cimeonmi , ( lieu : h-cimD Special , Catniogumo and Itichmcss of Mihpitns also ran. NE\V OltLId.NS , F'ei , , 7-Track heavy. Itestults : First race , five ( utiongs : Insommmia (20 ( to 1) ) womi , Feutimnnmi (10 ( to 1) ) second , Dreti (12 ( to 1) third. 'I'imne : 1:07. : Seconil i-ace , clx furlongs : Fidget ( to 2) ) vQn , HthuclV (6 ( to 5) m'econtl , Augustimmi (20 ( ( ci 1) ) thiintl , 'l'ine : 1:2-4. : Third race , handicap , six fum'iommgs : Miss C.alop (7 to , ) won , F'tmrlommg (5 to 1) ) second , Unbent Latta (6 to I ) third. 'rhino : I:27. : Fourth race , mile nmmti a sixteenth : lul- elmer C (4 ( to 1) ) won , Gicesome ( even ) second , Marcel (5 ( to 2) ) timirth. Time : 2Ot1A. : Fifth race , sevemm furlongs : lxiommm (5 ( to 2) ) wail , Dave i'uisirer ( even ) aecommd , Ltmcasta (10 ( to 1) ) third. 'l'imno : ll9' : . ? ' , 'im'mnlTi.r mutt.t lvi s to Put ) ' lIens. Mr. Charles J. H. I'arkcr of Chicago , manager for Scimaciter anti Ives , time billIard. tats , is iii time city , amid himis amnmuigemh for aim exhibition match between Jacob Scimneffer , time "bullet-it wizartl , " anti Frank C. Ives. time "Napoleon of billiards , ' ' to ho luau at Icrug's imahi , o'er LemmtzVihiimiqnmt' , mm time eveuming at' February 21. TIme placrs are on aim ciGmibition tour to time coast. So far on time trip ihttecmm games imavim beet : hmlayed and Ives is omme ahead. Mn. Parker states timat both : are iii their standard form , ii : no game am : average imavhmmg been played of less titan timirty at tIme balk line. l'remiliiemmt Ko'mt omm time l'roelect. JACKSONVILLE , Ill. , Feb. 7-Speclai ( Telegram.-Pretdemit ) Kent of' thm Vm'esttrn Association stld tonight that It is Probable that no meeting of time association would be caihed tmntll about. Mtti'clm 1 , at which : time the committee on schedule wuold be ready to report , liii stated that lie lmns socnrecl time services of Jack Iinskehi amid Jimnmnlo Ward as umimpires , but time otimer places hind not yet been milictl. lIe is me- ceivlmmg applications every day for those positions - sitions and will not hire ammy but good mmmcm : . . , JUfl1. U.\.i1L1 Ti' ) dGRtIC. Case Agmtimmst , tint % 'mibmhu omut Lackmmwmmnmmn ( itmtrimit at St. I.outa. ST. LOUIS , Fcb. 7.-ha time United States court today iii time case of time Wabashm & Lackawmjmmna ollicials indicted for violation of time immterstate comnumiorce law in allowing - ing rebates , time jury u-cported themselves 'unable to ngrce and were diselmarged. Time jimmy mitoomi eight for conviction amid fourIer Ior acquittal. Time ilefcmmthant'j as to whiorn ii. disagree- nmeumt wmmfl breui'ht ii : vere Sunmuel Ii. Knight , lugeno .I'icid amid .Abmaimam Fells. Charles S. Sprigga nmmd Milton Kmmight. were acquitteti by Instructions of time judge. Pmtmnlyxc'd Girl flami cd limo "Fling. " CHICAGO , Feb. 7.-Mrs. May Freeman and two hirettv dauhmters hare boom : an- rcsted charged ttlm conspiracy. to defraud railroads on alleged personal injurIes. One of tI daughters iii repreeemmted as having systematically fcigncd pamaiysls. 'rimrotmghm a 1:010 in time ceiling detectives , watcimimmg for the Chicago , Rochc island & i'aciilc , say they saw tlmt "hmtral'zetl grl" damice the imighlammd , fling anmi.-jumnp overa..iargs chait. A number of , roads am-c reported to have beqmi victimized. The rcadines ef time comn- plainammts to compromimise for comparatIvely smahi mtmoimnts aroused time Cushmlcions of the Itock Island. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ J'Lfsu2y-.iL .PJICt G1i.l1'flti , W _ D. Ford of Deaawoc1 is at. time Paxton. 4. Kendall of Rock Springs , Wyo. , is at the Paxton. P. I. Appiemami of Atlantic , Ia. , is tt the Paxton. Eugene Scherclc of Hastings Is at the Barker. m \v. It. McMurray of Belfast , Ireland , is in time city. Emnliy Van Tassell of Oakland , Cal. , Is at the Murray. Ed McDowell , agent "Groom : Goods" corn- pany , imi at time flark&r. President \'oiicr of time Comnmerclal club heft for Quincy , Ill , , last night. Charles J. E. Parker , manager of time Ives- Schmaafter billiard tourneys- in time city , Thirteen menmboi-s of Hoyt's "A 'romper- ance Town" conmpany are quartered at tim Barker. C. El. Prince , representing the Log Cabin mapho syrup of Fairfax , Vt. , is registered at time Barker. Madison Corey , Joimim A. hiohiand , F. A. Lyons , George Oter , F. A. Russell , C. II. Brooks , B. F' . Nagic , Miss Marie Unrat , It. .1. Dalton anti viIc , V'iiiiaum Cuhhimmgton , A. Mazzanovieh and W. D. L2wa ! are memmihers of Hoyt's "A Temperance Town' coampany. At time Mercer : George , H. Spear , Norfolk ; C. a Latsimaw , Chicago ; Itoy 'i'imorumtomm , J , v. Carpenter , Now York ; \V. It. Henemhict , Cimicago ; 'mY. A , hiergetrassor , Nelson : S.V. . Joimmison , St. Joe : 11. A. W'iiitmmman , Chmlcago ; F. W. Poor. Kamisas City , Mo. ; A. les. jardiers , Chicago ; Junmos Arthur Smmmithm , Now York. . _ _ _ _ _ i''imrasktiim itt i iii , i1citiM. At tli Deiione-F. L. Campbell isnil wife , Norfolic ; H. :1. 'l'rmnirtum : , himic'oimi. At the Mercer-Ceorge II , Spear , Norfolk - folkV. ; . A. h3crgstreaar , N 'lsomm , At time Arcade-J , C , White , Limmcoin ; M. , r'owehh , imdinmmoha ; A. 0'est , Fremnomit ; z. S. Uronson , Wavrly. At the Iiiillunil-I ) , J. lhrmiziha , P. .1 , 1Can- ' , \Vcst l'olumt ; II. \\'iiltcmmore ; Josjmim 0. I'elt , Lincoln ; , F' . II , l'emmmy , Fullerton. At time I'axtomm-F. 'l'icmney niid claur4mter , \v , C. Betiwehl , llm-okecm lio' ; ; M , D. Welch , S. J , Alexander , h1mmccuin ; 1' . 1) . t3cmmltim , St. 1lv.'anmis. At time Mercimnmmts-J. F' . ITalic , Lincoln ; A , i. Johmnm'omm , Crab : 13. 'tinom-e , Broken 110w ; J , li. Dtmlcef , Limmcoin ; P. 14. Ac'kPr. flail. Staimlomi ; Malt lmugimenty : , Ogaitmhha ; I-i. i : , lodsoim , Kearney : Ii. F. Ainrsim , Fik. honum ; i. 1' . YoungOnleaw. : . " ' " " " "TRILBY' . "TRILBY. 1300K FADDISTS WhO DOTE ON "TRII4BY"VILL READ WITH UNAL14OYlD INTE RlT I AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL INTER V1E W'lTiI TILE AUTHOR OF TIlE I1EMAItKABI4E BOOK , \ VlllCi'hLL li ONE OF TilE CIIIEF LITERARY FEATURIS OF THE SUNDAY BEES S MR. GIIOIIUE DU MAURIEII hAS GIVEN TO It. ii. SllEhlAflD , IN TIlhI FORM OF AN INTEltVlEV , TIlE STORY OF lilSLiFA'lUl ) , 'NI ) I IC'1't'ItESUl NAR- RATIVII , FILLED WITh INTLIIESTINO INFORMATION ANI ) ANSWEItING JUST THOSE QUESTIONS THAT TilE READER OF 111 $ NOVIiLS Woubri NATURALLY ASIC. MR. flU MAURI1IR TELLS OI' IRS FAMILY , IllS YOUTH , 1115 E.tfliX STUD. lBS IN PARIS , IllS ART STUDENT FRIENDS WhO ARE NOW F.MUS , 7fl1 ORIGIN OF IllS BOOKS , 110W hiE DRAWS IllS PICTURES , M'1) OF MANY OThi1R INTER. ESTING MATTERS. TIlE ARTICLE 'ILL lIE 1LLtTSTItA'l'iD. _ _ _ _ _ _ . _ . ' " " ' r "fr' - ' - - -1 , . . TO hELP OMAH'S POOR. ' Mnq Metiiu11 hinmihleemi CKIIOd for Nzt Miiniim5' , % ( ternoomi , I Calls nmado on time Associated Charities in J the hast two days for assistance , together b with those tntio before , indicate lust there P are 5,000 people In Omaha who need the attention - tention of time Good Samunnitan. Iunlng the recent blizzard anti extremely cold season the Associated Ciimmritlee lice oxtenthetl tlmo relief that it was able to give , but yesterday' mnornlng time amount on hmnti was only $100 anti this wits tact drown upon. It hues been decided that. speetly action to hmrovido further mncans for the relief of time destitute mutmet be taken. Time state of time poor of tIme city constitutes a real calamity , and a mass uumeeting of citizens lies been called fat' next Monday attermmcon at1:30 : o'clock at thin Commercial cimib roons to devise nmeans for time relief of time gemiemal distress , - - Miitmtei'ov iteimtt-eit : Wi-li at Men , thAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 7-Time ttnitetl it States coast defence 'easei Monterey iuna arrived ( toni time soimnil after an eIght thmty' trip. Tue iitiomterey hits beemi absent front Dort for several uimtmitii , She Yas sent north to munito a test of several gratles of.tsum . - - immgton coal nmiti also to give hcr crew c ehimmnce to lave Practice with time gimmms , \'hen tIme i'miommtem-ey vmirsed over time Column- Ida bar slit' hirevetI iicrslf to lie it shlcmthitt mints imomit. Time ohil. hi reports hmav..m been se.t \'it'nshmingtomt mimmil Cithitimiti l'eimipemi hues received tt'iegmnmmim * of comgratultttloms front tIme tlepartniemmt. i'i'tm , S l'rovcrlm , . TIme "iirovcrb sociable" which was to have beemi hielti Pritlay mmighmt , 1"cbntinry 8 , at Trimmity M etiedist Episcopal church : hiss beemi immtkilmmltoly lostpommed. 3OOD ! for ai doa. This is time biggest price ever offered for a aitcim line or heading for an atlvertisenment. Ilaytlen flros , wIll give a cimolce of saveral first class pianos worth $30000 each for tima head line adopted amid 1mm addition will give orders on thick' music depantnient tom' $ sooo worth of mimuste for this next five best ideas , according to mimerit. To secure an absolutely Impartial decaioa ! applicants are reqmmosteti to alga in number only anti to mail corresponding number with mummime 'mmmd address to Time Bee ome.e , where it mviii rtmmiain until after time award Is mimaile , Time nighmt Is ireserved to use any imeami himmo once , The fohiowing are time facts to be silver- tiscil : hayden Bros. of Onmahia s. tIme tinhy firm in time world showing a coA.uieto line of the Instruments nmtmnufactured by time five mimost renowmied PIano makers on earth , hay. den Bros. are not tied up with red tap reatrlc. lions like regular selling agents , but are ( rca to niako time lowest prices ever neard of. Ilaydert Bros. limit almocial streesa on thm Steinway amid Vase pianos because they have it larger line in stock and can buy thicmn cheaper than any otimer makes of eqiial repim. tatlon. 1)0 not hue ummisiemi by ammy oue claiming - ing the solo agency. Ilaytlen limos. imavo themma direct frommm ttmmo factory as vcil as train time Max Meyer & limo. Co.stock , Music _ trade papers are saying jmiammo cannot b sold 1mm a departniemt store , bmmt sensible people \t'imo do not care to he hoeiwimked by silly frills are not so notional and time bt proof of this is that Ilaytheum Bros. sold more Imiammes , organs and ummusical imistrurneuits In ammo week tlnn mimmy five music stores west of Chicago have acid in six months. Time mtmsio trade papers say title Innovation will bo watched with unusual interest mmmi hayden Bros. propose to Ueep them gimessimur. A l'vl U I j-.l3 N T E. - PV'Th9.TONIGHT nndtlto _ u _ _ , _ , I .L4' J IEST of tito WEUR ( MATINEE SATURDAY , ) HOYT'S TEMPE1ANC A TOWN "fr'1 First time In tlmis city of Mr. Hoyt's new comedy. - ] 3ox sheets miow opemm at mutual Imr1mi. , 4 - B OYD , S THREE NIGHTS , commencing Sunday , Feb. 10 B. W. TRUSS & CO. . mumnOtmnco 1SOI orocIuc- tion of WAN'1 ' The Greatest ol all Comic Operas. 60 PEOPLE 60 Iii ihmo fimnmous Cast. YANG'S OWN ORCIIESTA. l'riccs-25c , flOe , 75e tumid $1.00. : ilPEE : : L'OI'1114.tls Tel. 15i. W. .1. IItJitGlfiS , Manager. Wok ( 'olmmo Ii" ' tndiv atat , , Feb. lOs flmmmt production Of UNCLE-TO1W'S - CABIN -by- RUCO & WhFr' ( Ir'at company. Comimuir ivecit l-ei , . iT , 'IitNOIA JAlfliIlAtI. tViIII'ft SPOTLESS 1tIUI Soft a bIte imamids , , hitmpciy nails , an - ummllicumilsht-tl etlim , mmmi lus mm iammt lnir iii 0 htrriiiLt-ti ! Jy Site culettrtmttii CuTm. J CUiiA hir.amemn.s when nil cticr Still , I mm facial bit-uiiiiiei , or limo irem t-t iu. : timers nimti tli.'ciit-s cf the eLm timid .muit , . t liii liii ,4 of litmir , cm-en witc-mm , rrofu. ( ' ioum or ieretiiiiiry , 11101' mire t uaiiy 1 stietiigfmim. tokj i-vcr'wmmime. Oti EgyijIiai Lines A little more than chair and less than couch , 'ou should semi it to fully appreciate Its graceful lines which everywhere imerpetuato I logartim's famous curve , ThiS eLIt is usu- uihy drop , giving to the design an Oriental flavor , 'L'hio chair is , it : fact , strongly suggestlva of the old Eg'ptlan chairs em : the has-reliefs Iii time 1miuscmmnm at Gesterehi , xeept that hero ilto height of this iumtck is reduced ama ) added to time deptim of time seat , Otiuetmyiio ttia 4 uutiiimes are alike. Time chair is as luxurious as it is artistic , it is sure to attract attention in imtmy draw. lag macmum by its ucmiqmma character. It- fairly blsthes with style. Time covering Is a satin danmak. Our new lIne of upholstery , curtain goods , drdperien , OtC. , cuntaimme all the latct itoy' elItes , CHAS SHIVERICK CO. IVi1NITUi1P. AN1) DlhSPiihiiiS. ! Ftelfth und Duiigins SIrcoiM. ' . . : : . : : - '