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THE OMAHA DAILY HEIS : MO&DAY , MAY 3 , 1897.
COUNCIL BLUFFS. MI.MIIt il Pasturage , ! P. Judson , 929 6th avenue W. t , . Douglas and Kmmett Tlnley ha\a Rene to Cripple Creek for a short business Lily camp , No 1 , Iloyal Neighbors of Amer ica , will give a May pole dance at Knlghte ot Pythias hall on Tuesday evening. Mr * . W. J. Mauley superintended the re moval on Saturday of the remains ot her husband from the lot In Kalrvlcw cemetery to Lincoln , Ncli. Mr. and .Vrs. S. C. Hunt , now of the nit- ner Dramatic company , epent Sunday In this city. Mr. and Mrs , Hunt have many warm friends In Council Hinds. Mason Wlso IK reported to bo rapidly fall ing , and hla friends fear he will not recover from the la t acute attack of his malady. He ban become almost totally blind. "Why , Algernon , you make mi blush ! " Bho exclaimed , as his arm stole about her pretty nhlrt waist , recently laundered by the "only" Kagle laundry , 724 Hroadway. Wanted A man with general acquaintance In Council lllufls , to canvass for a well known Omaha establishment. State oxperl- rncc and references. AJdrcss K 51 , Omaha Bee , Omaha The Gentlemen's Itoadsler club has de cided lo hold Its first meeting of the season on May 28. The club hag over 100 mem bers , and Includes all of the owners of fa t horses In the city. A rule ot the cull ) la that each liorso must bo driven by Its owner. The regular monthly nif cling ot Iho Women's Christian association will be held this afternoon at 2:30 : o'clock In the council chamber nf the city building , on Ilryaut rtrtct. Let each oflloer and member make It a duty to be piescnt. Visitors will be always welcome at these mr clings. C'ook & Co. , fruit dealers , called for the hcl | ) of the police last night to convince an Inloxliated customer lhat lie did nut own the place v\hdi ho purchancJ i > rents worth of peinuls. The man escaped before the otllctr nrrlvcd. The fruit dealers dlscovtred that the fellow had stolen mete than ho had pur chased. li P Jurtson has announced his readiness to offer the Transmlsslsslppl corrmlttee thr > Use of his 1,200-acre pasture adjoining the city on the north and directly across the liver frota the Imposition grounds , aa a situ for the proposed military encampment. The laud has a greatly diversified topograpny and has a dozea largo spring * upon It. \Ilas Laura ( lay , teachei ot the suburban school In district No. ! , Gainer township , reports the number of pupils enrolled for the month of April , 21 ; number of boys en rolled , fi ; number of girls enrolled , 1C ; num ber of days taught , 20 , average dally attend ance , 10 ; roll of honor , Bessie Hey wood , IMna Clay , J.t le , Nellie and Herbert Vcr- non Nellie Holder , Willie and Tcna Evero arid Hcryl Albcrton. Mrs. Uctchtul complained to the police last night that Hhe was being annoyed by Heaure- gard Miller. He climbed the real stalre lead ing to roonm near the corner of Hroadway n ml North Second sticcl , which ahe uses for domestic purposes and her business as a hair drcojor , and trlrd to beat down the dooi with a heavy canr The woman ran out the front way und sought the aid of a policeman , but wlicn the officer airlvinl Miller had grown veary boating the unresponsive door and had left. Council Illuffs v on easily In Ilio ball game with Umnha'h Oiiglnals In the rich ! club park yesterday afternoon. It was a hot game from start lo finish , and belonged to anybody up to the kovcnth tuning , when Council llluffu went to work and pliyed lull. The battery for the Illufts vvua Krlck and Taulker , and Scullcy am1 Graham for Omaha. Council Illuffa made fifteen hits and Omaha eleven while Omaha only made llvo orrois to Coun cil Hluffs' eight. Tbu score stood1 Council Bluffs , 14 ; Omaha , 12. Karncd runs were evenly divided. C. n Vlavl company , icmalo remedy. Med ical consultation free Wednesday. Health book furnished. 32C-327-32S Mcrrlam block. N. Y. Plumbing company. Tel. 2BO. Polished oak sidcboarns this week $3 50 at Durfoo Furniture Co . 205 and 207 B'way. Pri-e UrniU.li. Free drinks are not given away every day , but today , by calling at the Grace Episcopal church fair , at 407 East Broadway , you may obtain an excellent cup of coffee made with American chicory , and will find a new way to economic during these hard times. By ualng chicory you will Improve your coffee and rcdueo thn test 25 per cent. Call and try It and get samples free. Pint class painters and sign writers. C. II. Ulans A ; Co , 18 North Main street. A big , long , flvvcet smoke Is what you get when you buy the J. G. W. & CO.'B Clear Title Gc cigar Sold by all first-class deal ers. At whoUaalo by John W. Woodward & Co. _ Cox HrcoKiilrt'N home Criminal * . Dctectlvo Cox came over from Omaha yes terday and made a personal Inspection of a number of men who Imvo been under arrest hero since Saturday , when they were taken Into custody upon the request of the Hock Island railway officials , who are deliberating the expediency of prosecuting the whole Knng vpon the charge ot breaking Into loaded freight cars. The men reached the city some time Friday night In a car loaded with potatoes. They broke Into the car Bomowhcre near DCS Molncs , and remained there until the train reached this city. The men gave fictitious names and were locked up on the chaigo ot vagrancy. Detective Cox yesterday recognized three of the men ns criminals well known to the Omaha po lice and wanted badly for complicity In a number of recent house burglaries. Two of them uro the McVeigh brothers , who were Implicated with John Cover , and another wus "Sloppy" Smith , whom the Omaha of ficers have charge'd with a number of seri ous offenses. The fourth man was arrested because hu happened to be In bad com pany. Ho Is Charles Yancey , son of John Yancey , former proprietor of the Hovero benne , Yancey Is a young man just alart- Ing out for himself. He left town a few days ago to take a job In the central part of the state , but failed to get there soon enough He was without money and anxious to get homo and accepted the proffer of a rldo In a potato car made by the other fellows. If the three are not taken back to Omaha to stand trial upon the charges of burglary they will bo piosccutcd by the railway people for breaking Into a sealed car. The Omaha police mo qulto well satisfied that they have the right men In custody , NOW TO FIND OUT. Fill a bottle or common glass with urine nd let It Hiiiul ( twenty-four hours * ; a aedl- inunt or settling Indicates on unhealthy condition of the kidneys. When urine ttuliiB llnon it Is positive evidence of kid- ncy trouble. Too frequent dcslro to uri nate or puln In the back la also convin cing proof that the klduc > n aud bladder are out ot order. WHAT TO 1)O. ' i There Is comfort in the knowledge so often expressed , that Dr..Kilmer's Swamp- Hoot , the great kidney remedy , fulfills every wish In relieving pain In the back , kldnujs , Iher , bladder and every part of the urinary passages , U corrects Inability to hold urine and acaldlng pain In passing It , or bad effects following use of llqupr , vrlno or beer , nnd overcomes that unpleas ant necenflty of being compelled to got up many times during the night to urinate. The mild and the extraordinary effect of 6wamp-Hoot Is soon realized. It stands the lilghcBt fur Its wonderful cures of the moat distressing cat > e . If you need a medicine you should have tha best. Sold by drug gists , price fifty kunu and one dollar , You may have a sample bottle and pamphlet both bent free by mall , Mention The Omaha Dally Hco and tend jour addrem to Dr. Kilmer & Co. , UlnKhamton , N. Y , The proprietors ol this paper guarantee the genulueuesa ot UU offer , . ROAD MAKING EXPERIMENTS Board of Supcrvisora Interested in Improving Oonntry Highways. SYSTEMATIC PLAN IS BEING PURSUED Mnrliltie Hint Pornm * nnil fluKitrtli n Work A v ooii Colonel llnUvr oil file The Io3id of County Supervisors Is taking a great deal of Interest In the experiments ol loadmaklng lhat are now under way. At tlm last session of the board In April a rceo- lullon was passed organizing the board as a committee of the whole to Investigate the problem of good road making and report at the next meeting , and each member has been giving the subject all of the attention possi ble since then. Colonel W. F. Baker , how ever , has had the most time and has given the matter the greatest amount of patlpnl consideration. The resolution of the boarJ to expend all of HIP 1 mill general road tax under the direction o ! the bdard , Instead of apportioning It to the townships aa has beer done heretofore , will give the board a fund of $11,000 this year , and with the balance on hand In the fund from last year's taxes , It will have not less than $20,000 to use In the experiment of making permanent high ways. In addition to the 1 mill general levy for the road fund , the board levies c 4-nilll tax for township purposes , and this brings In ordinarily about $36,000 a year. The township levy In all expended under the direction of the township trustees , and the plan of the board now Is to expend the 1-mll levy In making one straight highway acioss the- county and Induce the townships through which It patsss , to expend the greater part ot their l"vles In making lateral loads con necting with It and on the same genera ! plan followed by the supervisors. The first bit ot experimental work Is now under vvnv near Avoca , In the extreme eastcn end of the county. The new $1,000 road grader la being uesd. This machine cx- ca\atc the earth from the sides of the coun- tiy lanes and pllps It up In the center of the roadway The locsr earth Is pulvetlzed by an Immense harrow as fast as the elevator grader drops It In the road. The harrow Is followed by a four-ton Iron roller , drawn by tour horses This roller packs the IOOEL earth Into a firm mass. The process goes on until the roadway has been raised by the deposit of two feet of earth , which has be come remarkably rigid under the repeated harrowing and rolling. The ditches from which the earth Is excavated by the giader aio sunk to a depth of a trifle over two feet , so that the surface ot the road Is more than four feet above the bottoms of the ditches which carry away the water. The half a mlle o ? roadway tint was prac tically completed near Avo-a on Saturlav was t = o firm that the he.iv > est teams and wagons did not leave a track. "h > mad Is built with a crowning surface ih.it will "per mit the water to run oft without soaking Into the ground. If this plan ni\es any promise ot Insuring permanent roaiK It will be followed until all of the train hlgh-v.iye > In the county aie thus constructed. The eur- faccs of the main roads leading Into the city will be covered with some sort of ma cadam. Speaking on the subject of permanent and good highways Colonel Baker bald : "It's n Eerlous reflection upon the Intelligence of cur people when we look at our public high ways aud then recall the fast lhat wo spend nearly $50,000 every year In the effort to kcpp them In passable order. This amount of money during the fifty years that this ctranije extiavaganco has been going on vvoiilJ have paved with everlasting granite every public highway In the county. " Fresco designs furnished. 18 No. Main at. cuuni/rv 'io UATAGGUD CA.M.NKS. Ilriiiullty 1'racllfi-il ! > > ( he Kieeu- HoniT itt the 1'oiiiKl. Now that the city poundmaster has begun his annual crusade against the untaxed dogs , there Is considerable speculation as to whether there will be a repetition of the brutal scenes enacted at the dog pound last year , The Humane society was con siderably wrought up over the matter last year , but all Its efforts seemed unavailing , and so this year It Is trying to persuade owners of dogs who are unable to pay the tax to kill them themselves or have them killed In a humane manner. The method of killing at the city pound tor some years has been with a gun or club , generally the latter. Very frequently dogs would suffer from their wounds a long time before dying. AH the animals captured were thrown In ono yard together , and there was ranch fighting among them. A heap of old bones and meat market rcfufo would be thrown In among the dogs and this was usually the signal for a general fight , the smaller and gentler dogs , of eourse , faring the worse. Last year one of the of ficers of the Humane society visited the pound and found a large number of dogs of all kinds and sizes. In ono corner ho noticed a delicate llttlo bouso dog , evidently borne ono's pet. H had been badly hurt by the larger dogs , and Itu leg was broken. It was holding It up and crying plteoualy. Persons living near the pound declare that last year the Individual who dispatched the dogs was In the habit of entering the enclosure entirely naked , so that In cl.ubblng the animals to death bo would not splatter his clothes with blood and brains. First class pai cr hanging , C. R. Blass & Co. , IS North Main street. IHirh School Field liny. The teams practicing for the High school and cadet field day contests , which will oc cur on May 7 , have reached a degree of per fection that entitles them to feel the ut most confidence In the outcome. Union park has bi'cn selected as the scene of the Hold day sports on account of the track being In a much better condition than the Field club grounds. The Board of Education has given official sanction to the tourney by granting a half holiday to the young men , and nothing but bad weather will prevent a big crowd from witnessing a fine after noon's sport. The boys arc practicing dally. About every state record has been broken In the practice contests. The winners of the field day contests will constitute the team that will go to Marengo , la. , to the meet of the State High School Athletic as sociation on May 28 , The proceeds of the local contest will KO to defray the expenses of the team that will represent Council Illuffs In the state meet. The probable en tries for the local contests are : n. Dalloy , W. Dalley. Hutherford , Deetrlck , Hoblncon Tush , W. Barnard , Barnard , If , Saunders , W. Saundcrs , Flammant , Asklns , Butts , Heed , Mather , Gould , Dyar. Wil liams , Sharpneck , Melsner and others. The program Includes ; 100-yard dash , 220-yard dash , 440-yard dash , 120-yard hurdle , 220- yard hurdle , one-halt mile run , ono mlle run , running high jump , pole vault , run ning broad jump , shot put , hammer throw , one-half mile bicycle race , two mlle bicycle race. (101.1) SHIPMENTS TO UUUOI'C. Six mid IL Half Mlllloim Scut from AIMV York l.imt AVoek. NEW YORK , May 2. The steamship La Gascogne carried $4,500,000 In gold to Europe yesterday , The shippers were Lazard Freres , L. Von Hoffman & Co. , IR-ldelbach , Ickel- tielmer & Co. and Kuehne , Loob & Co. All but $150,000 of tbo gold waa taken from the aublreasury. The Imports of specie at this port for the weekended yesterday were $204,410 , of which 1163,976 was gold , against $135,235 last week and $90,113 the corresponding week of last year. The exports of specie this week were $7,607,43 ! ! , of which $6,637,022 wae gold , against $2,419,527 the- corresponding week last year. BOSTON , May 2. Kldder , Peabody & Co. will Increase their gold shipments this week $260,000 , making $1,000,000 In all ordered by this firm for Tuesday's steamer gUllue from Now York , , , - - non is MIT OIT n v I.AMOIST. McKlnlpj'n Action In Vlrlnnllr Mrrclj- n Confirmation. NEW YORK , May 3. A Washington spe cial to the Tribune pays that Assistant Sec retary of War Joseph B. Doeof Jancsvllle , Wle. , was practically dlitnlrseJ by Secre tary Lament The Tribune pays : "There was considera ble comment concerning the unusual act of President McKlnlcy In accepting Doe's resignation before the selection of his successor. Doe's resignation was acccptci at once , and his desk was vacant until Mr Mclklejohn of Nebraska was appointed. This was due to a hint from Colonel Lament , who had practically made a vacancy In the office several months before. As early as he was able to find the time , Secretary Algcr began an Investigation of the official conduct of Mr lee ) , but soon discovered that Sccretar ; Limont had anticipated him , and tlio only result of his Inquiries wis the dismissal of Ulchard J Whltlon , also from Jancsvllle , who wa brought to Washington by Doe and served as his ptlvato secretary for two years or more About a year ago Assistant Secretary Doe began to Irsue orders to the division ot sup plies and other branches of the department that caused considerable gossip among the clerks and to make requisition for articles for his personal use which had not before been purchased from the public fund. He con tinued to do sd during the frequent absences ot Secretary Lament until after the election It November , w hen that sort of business became so active as to attract general attention , am within a few weeks the gossip reached the cars ot the head ot the department. Sccre tary Lament at once made an Investigation He called before him the clerks In the sup ply division , the storekeeper and olhcr of ficlals of the department and secured state inenta from them which caused him to re quire Doc and Whltton to make restitution to the amount of nearly $1,000 In cash and to surrender to the department a considerable amount ot property which , In Mr Lament's opinion , belonged to the government. TO nun.i ) nII.IVAA'S IN MHXICO Compimy IK OrKiitilrril nltli Mlllloi liollnrV CiipKal , CITY OF MEXICO , May 2. An Importan company has been Incorporated here , will $1,000,000 capital , the largest part of the shares being taken by Pearson & Sons , the Dngllsh contractors having In hand the drainage of the valley of Mexico and the port works at Vera Cru/ , with a few Mexican shareholders. The new company will bo known as Iho Mexican Land , Navigation & . Hallway company. The first object of the company Is to build a railway from some suitable point on the National Tchuantcpec railroad to a desirable point In the state o Vcra Cruz. The government gives a subsidy of over 8,000 acres of laud per kilometer of railway constructed. On some 400,000 acres ot land thus acquired the company will sct- tlo European and othei colonists. Among other plans of the company , Is to acquire rail ways In the southern part of Vera Cruz am also the building of other llnea. Part of the main railway line has already been located and construction will begin within two months. TUIIMHS GUT VKIIV i.ow IIATKS ItiillroiulM Untor n Comnetltloii in Sec Which Cnii Cut theIov enl. CINCINNATI , May 2.A rate war be tween Cincinnati and St. Louis has broken out because of the National Convention o Tinners at St. Louis this week. Many organisations had Intended to rendezvous here and make up special trains. The Big Four had secured the Cincinnati societies a a rate of $7.20. The Baltimore & Ohio South western railway yesterday cut the late to $3. Today the Turners have been holding meetings to protest against the cut. These societies had been selling tickets at $7.2 ( to their customers. There are many ship pers amen ( the Turners and , they are taking part In tbo war. men yritiKU XC.VR SVHATOGA JV.IMV UlHlrlet SliiMiN Vo Well I" Golil 1'roHiioutx. SARATOGA. Wyo. , May 2 ( Special ) Rich specimens of gold ore were brought to this place yesterday from a newly dlacovercc mining dlrtrlct situated between the head waters of Jack creek and North Spring creek , about twenty miles west of here. The discovery was made by John Ludgren , who has been prospecting In the region for the past six months The first ore found assays $ lf.O a ton In gold. A number of claims have been filed upon In the district , and a gdod sized mining camp will bo established. The leads are flora six Inches up to three feet In width , and are all contact veins. A number - bor of people from this place are obtaining Interests in the camp. Grorgo F. Doane , manager and part owner of the Battle Lake copper mine , has returned from Denver , where he has been purchasing machinery to work the mine during the com ing season. All of the ore mined this year will be shipped to a Chicago smelter , which bid $7 a ton more for the ore than the Omaha or Denver sirc'ltors. The Battle Lake copper mines were opened last year , and the min ing carried on In rather a primitive manner. Three cars of ore shipped to Denver yielded 72.000 pounds of pure copper. With the Im proved facilities for mining a large business Is expected this year. The machinery , con sisting of hoisting engine , pumps and drilling machines Is now at Fort Steele and will be freighted to the mines as soon as the snow will permit. SHI 'WILLIAM HOIUXSO.V IS IJKAIJ. Author of " .Niil Urimn Mnlil" nnil a KIIIIIOIIH Colonliil Governor. LONDON , 'May- ' . Sir Wllllem C. P. Rob inson , G. C. M. G. . Is dead. Sir Wllllnm Hoblnson vvns born In ISXi nnd was educated at the Royal Ntivnl school , New Cross , London. From 1853 to 1RCO he VVOH private secretary or his brother , Sir Hercules Robinson. In 18C2 he was up- pointed president ut Momuerratt ; In INjC governor of the Falkland Islands ; In 1870 governor ot Prince Edward Island ; in 1S74 , governor of western Australia. This Inut ofllco ho held ngnln In 1SSO , nnd the third time In 1S90. He finally retired In IMS He was for a time acting governor of Vic toria nnd In IS78 WIIH sent by the British government on a bpeclnl mission to Uan - kok. On colonial subjects he wax n prolific writer , ho was nn accomplished musician and composed the opera "Tho Nut Hrovvn Muld , " which was performed with success In Australia under the title ot "Predatoros " CLEVELAND , O. , May 2. Miller M. Spongier , one of the pioneers of Cleveland , died today at the ago of 84. BALTIMORE , May 2-E-Judge Ormond Hammond mend , assistant treasurer of the United States at Baltimore , died at the residence of hl son , Mr. Ormond Hammond , jr. , 310 West Hoffman street. PORTLAND , Mo. , May 2. Ex-Congress man John J , Berry died suddenly at his home today , aged 8G years. IIAILHOAU IIUOTIIICHIIOODS MUUT. DINCIIKN n 1'ropoNiiI for ii Ci-iilriil AMMovlntlon. TRKNTON , N. J. , May 2. Representatives of the Brotherhood ? of Locomotive Engineers , Locomotive Firemen and Trainmen held a meeting In Taylor opera hpuse today. Ad dresses were made by Mayor Slckel , ex-Con gressman Buchanan , Grand Chief Arthur of the engineers , Grand Master Sargent of the firemen and Second Vice Grand Master Dodge of the trainmen. The addresses were devoted mainly to the benefits of organization. In tbo morning a secret sot | on waa held , but the men who took part In It declined to Impart any Information. It la believed that the chtet subject considered wan the estab lishment of a central acsoclatlon so that In any matter affecting either of the organiza tions the three could act as ono , ZUIlTUCII.i. TO 11IJ UEI'OUTKD. Macro' * Helm } T IN Now In the FiirtrfHH of J.a Cnliiiuiiii , NEW YORK , May 3 , A dispatch to the Journal from Havana Bays : Dr. Maximo Zertucha , Antonio Macco's physician , who Is alleged to have betrayed the Cuban general o the Spaniards , was arrested at bis home near Guinea yesterday and brought to Ha vana under close guard. He Is now In the military prison In the fortress of La Ca- banaa , opposite this city. He is held In comtuunlcado. It Is said at the palace lhat Weyler ordered hli deportation to 31iaf rluas Islands , the Spanish penal sta tion , oft the African cout. , RECOLLECTIONS OF M RICE The Veteran Showman Talksof , , ttio Early Days of the Oiropi ' . M A FAKE SPANISH MANt.pF ' , IRON _ _ _ i Cntninn Hall * of Inilln 1ti\tl \ ! > rr , Ilio lloixtril ! > Ilion , lneltilnt ; llcnr , nnil Otlicr rniiiiiHHVJ l'i1 ) of the "There arc tricks In all trades , and 1 sup pose the clrcu ? business Is Included In the category , " said Dan Illce , the VPtcrnn clown and showman , to a representative of the Philadelphia Times. "lit all my career guarded against Impostures and traud of al kinds , well knowing ttfaf I had a reputation to maintain , lint In smto of all my slrcnuou efforts my agents would occnsonally trlcl mo and succeed In cleverly humbugging the American public , which , ns all shoumct know , loves to be humbugged One instanc of the kind In particular occurs to my mind "It vashlle plnjlng the eastern states In the early 60s that 1 picked Up Ulll Turner who , I am Bate In saying , Is the shremles showman I ever saw , but hoaa utu < : rupu lous , and as Ingenious as he wag unscrupu lous. 1)111 ) was a likely looking joiing Van keo , smart and active , and quickly rcso fron ono position to another until ho became assistant manager of my circus. At New buryport , Mass. , Slg. Qustlvd , the Italian Samtoti , otherwise Hill Smith of Bennett's Mills , N. J. , who had been astonishing clrcu goers by hts prodigious feats of strength got angry at something and deserted th show. "That put mo In a serious predicament , fo ho had been widely advertised , and I ha < no one to take his place. It was at t'j.i Juncture- that Hill Turner appeared am soug'ht an inters Ion with me at my hotel which ended In my engaging at $100 a wcol lion Sebastian , the Span oh man of Iron whoso specialty was toying with largo can non balls "Turner was engaged at a moderate , ealaiy as attendant upon Don Sebastian , who wo as bright a looking Irishman as I ever saw The engagement began at an afternoon per formance , when It took four men to carry Sebastian's chest , containing four cannot balls , Into the ring. The ringmaster an nounccd the performance of a few feats o strength and endurance by the strongest man In the world , who handled cannon balls o 200 pounds weight as easily as a wotnai could handle balls of jam. Sebastian picked up the balls from the chest and laid then with a deep , dull thud on the platform Then ho placed a ball upon each shoulder where ho balanced It , while he lightly tossec a third to the top of the tent and grace fully caught' ' It In Its descent. The audience wont wild over his performance , and maul tested their enthusiastic appreciation In a tremendous outburst of applause as he ran lightly from the ring. I A\as more than satisllcd with his success. A HANK FUAUP , "Don Sebastian proved to bo one of the strong drawing cards of my circus for several oral weeks , when to my surprise I ono da ; noticed that when ho laid the balls upon the Platform the sound of thelr'fall 'did not rlns , out until a suspiciously lorig time after ward. I at once realized- thai ; there was fraud concealed In the strong man's performance formanco ; the therefore unrlvalod reputatloi of my circus waa at stake'and , so at once I quietly began an Investigation , \\lth the re suit that the Spanish Iroij man \\as eatls factorlly proven to be a rank fraud. "Tho cannon balls proved tea be made o rubber and were Inflated Ith'plr like fee balls. The dull , deep thud which rcsnunJet when the balls touched Hie platform were made with a heavy hammer In the hands o an accomplice bdilnd thej ctirfaln. I fel outraged at the deception and sorry for the duped public , and hauled Turner vigorously over the coals , while Don Sebastian was re duced ! n rank and made a candy butcher. "Had I known that Turner was a party to the deception , " said the old showman earnestly , "I would have Immediately dls charged him. In view of subsequent events 1 concluded that Turner was the leader In the Iron man fraud. Upon entering a Ken tucky town , after a few days' absence from the ehow , I found ono of our most ex tensively advertised attractions to be the 'Great Hooded Python of the Amazon , thirty- eight feet in length. The only specimen ever in captivity. " It was further repre- seated that so powerful and venomous was this reptile It was necessary to keep the monster constantly under the influence o oplatos. Upon entering the circus I found a great crowd of people viewing the python , which was celled In apparently deep slumber In a glass-enclosed case. It was a great loathsome reptile , eight Inches through Turner satisfactorily accounted for Its prce- once and It drew crouds until I accidental ! ) discovered that It was cleverly made of lltifley woolscy and stuffed with sawdust. TUB INEBRIATE BEAU. "In calmly looking back now over the years I can plainly see that 3111 Turner lacked conscientious scruples , " said the veteran clown , with as mile. ' "There was the Inebriate bear , for inatanco. That was his contrivance. It was somewhere In the south that I learned such a creature was exhibited In Dan Rico's show and lavishly advertised as 'A great animated temperance lecture , approved by pulpit and press. ' I saw the attraction. It was a black bear that at every performance waddled Into the ring and drank copiously from a large bottle cf cheap whisky until thoroughly Intoxicated , when It would ludicrously stagger back to Its cage. One day I was horrified to hear the drunken bear burat out with a torrent of profanity , v\hlch was followed by the maudlin singing of Landlord , Fill the Flowing Bow ! , ' .vhlle tire disgusting creature was led to a cage behln\1 the curtain. I humbly apologized to the amllenco and said that there was no accounting for the work of whisky. "Without delay I went behind the curtain , stripped tbo bearskin from the Insulting drunkard and gave Ben Dole , a ranvasman , the worst licking of his life for his part In the most outrageous fraud ever perpetrated upon an unsuspecting and gullible public. And the matter didn't end there , for the newspapers got hold of the affair and vigor ously denounced me , and that was the flrst stain ever cast upon my character as a moral showman. " "How did you settle with Bill Turner ? " Colonel Itico waa asked. "Discharged him at once , " was the reply , "Ho wandered to the west and bwanie a missionary or something or other among1 the Indians It took mo some time to recover from the Ill-effects of the Inebriate bear episode , which was ono of'the beet paying attractions I ever had on'tho road. It was a pity that to me was attached ! the blame of foxy 'Bill Turner's Imposture.1 * But I got a lot of free advertisingfroth' It , whether profitable or unprofitable ! " KOODOOS IN THE BUSINESS. "You may not know1 It , but there are r > redoes In the clrcua business , as well as In other lines of trade , said1' rtie1 voluble Jeater. The only difficulty Is td bjf'able to know what the hoodoo Is and to'get ' rid of It. I remember once old John Flobl neon's circus constantly lost money on. thqvccntral states circuit , where two seusoflp Before It had made an unusually successful tour. Old man John couldn't understand It , but Anally concluded that he had a hoodoo somewhere In hla company. Ho Irmnv 'that ' It could not be among the member1 of his staff , neither was It ono of the performers , for every ono on that side ofrtho'tilrcus had been with him the season befpre'tyhlch was one of une-qualed prosperity , 'in' ' perplexity he began to reorganize the other parts of his : oncern , and now hands were discharged by the wholesale , At last he discovered the tioodoo. It was a aide ehow lecturer , who always wore an alarmingly red necktie. As soon as the lecturer waa discharged the circus prospered. "Phlneas T , Barnum one season had a hoodoo that stayed with him until his em ployer was well nigh ruined before he was discovered and discharged. In that Instance he Jonah waa A very clever plate spinner. The trouble with the hoodoo la that he does not Imagine the 111 effect * of hln mere pres ence In the circus. Adam Horppaugh's worst loodoo was a cross-eyed candy butcher , and its great circus had very Bad luck until the ender of sweetmeats was discharged. John J'Brlen's hoodoo wan a sweet-faced , eoft- spoken woman performer , who brought him nighty bad luck until he released her. Old fan Amburg made barrcla of money and > rospercd traveling through the country with scriptural mottoes painted upon the animal wagon ? , but all that changed as eoon as he employed a peg-legged colored cook Ills ticket wagon receipts at once fell off amaz ingly , there was bad luck In the ring , con- slant desertions from his company , anil sev eral valuable nnlmals died. " A DHVIIi ON FOUR LEGS. "Is not the hoodoo sometimes an animal ? Take , for Instance , old Ilonieo ? " the ehow- rnnn was risked. "No. sir , not to the best of my knowl edge , " was the positive reply. " 1 am perfectly familiar with the history of the noted death-dealing elephant , Homeo , who killed three keepers before being brought to this country , where lie succeeded In killing four more. No , Koinco was never anything else than a money maker and a devil on four legs. In hit dy he was the greatest drawing card a circus or traveling menagerie could possibly have Why , the first clcrgjman I ever saw visit a circus went solely for the purpose of seeing the notorious man sla > cr. Nearly every circus proprietor In the country was eager to get possession of that elephant and anxiously endeavored , to buy him , for his value as an advertisement was something enormous. I opened my dicker for him at $25,000 , but others raised It until the animal was finally sold for J47.GOO. "Now , a red-halrod girl or woman In the company Is always said to bring luck to a circus , " the old showman Interestingly con tinued , "Call It auburn Inlr , If jou prefer , but the redder her hair , especially If she be a performer , tl.e better the luck the little lurid locks will bring. I have had them more than once In my circus and so know whereof I speak. I recall ono In pirtlcular ' .Mile. Gcrmalno do Grevllle , otherwise Eliza But cher of Ohio. When she Joined my company business at once began to boom and con tinued to boom throughout the several sea sons she was In my employ. I presented her with a magnificent , well trained white horse and her hair was so dangerously red that when performing upon her snowy charger she looked like a rocket flashing around the rln , ; . My succfpswas really wonderful and mjstifled the most experienced circus pro prietors of the country. 1 know one of the secrets of that success , but Kept silent. "Eliza , or Mile. Grevllle , If jou prefer , know that ahe was appreciated by her cm- plojcr , and , upon completing her turn In the ring , was often presented with a niaenlllcc.il bouquet of flowers. That took well with the audience and kept her contented with her position. But , despite my thoimhtfulness , I at last lost little 'Uzo. She went and got married , and to the homeliest man that ever drew breath. When her boy twins were born aho split my name In two and gave each ono half. UP IN A BALLOON. "One of the dangers I encountered was re called by a paragraph In a paper the other day about an aeronaut being killed In maU- Ing a Jump from a balloon with a parachute I had a narrow escape from a similar death away back before the war. "I was alwajs willing to act as general emergency man , to do any work and nil any place In any circus with which I have been connected , and , In such cases , have been In imminent danger of being devoured b > lions crushed by elephants , and 'sklnne-d' nllve by candy butchers and other employes who handled my money , but the ocemronce I am about to relate was as Interesting as anything In my career. "I believe I was the first circus pioprletor In the world to employ a professional to make' a balloon ascension and a parachute Jump prior to each afternoon performance , picking up an aeronaut named Ed Billings In an Ohio tow.i. "Now , Ed was n good aeionaut , entirely de void of fear , and made leaps with the parachute from greater heights than had ever been made before. The only tiouble was that Ed was too Jovial , and at times drank too much whisky. More than once I had spoken my mind to him on the subject , and , as he did not heed my remarks , I made every preparation for opportunely advertis ing my clicus on the day when he should In the natural course of evenU fall from his balloon or parachute and be killed. With the same foresight I made a study of aeronautics and parachute leaping , until 1 felt competent to fill his position when made vacant , The occasion for my services cime at White Water , Mich. , when , at ascension tlnjc , Billings lay under a wagon suffering from 'sick headache. ' "When It became evident that I must make the ascension and Jump , I did not hesitate , but , donning a tinsel suit , entered the car and began my flrst Journey skyward , amid a chorus of half-surpressed exclama tions of admiration from an immense throng of spectators. As I saw the earth dropping from me and the human forms below grow ing shorter and smaller , until they ap peared like the tiniest Insects , I contrived to maintain my nerve , and , leaning over the edge of the basket or car , bravely threw kisses to the gaping crowd beneath. When I had ascended nearer heaven than I bad ever been before eay 1,200 or 1,500 feet I prepared to make my maiden leap , being particularly careful that tny every move ment should be seen by the crowd of spectators away down beneath on the caith GETTING BACK TO EARTH. "After a time I pulled open the escape valve of the balloon , vvhjch slowly began to descend after remaining stationary for a brief mo ment. Then I clutched the trapeze bar , which waa attached to the parachute , kissed my hand to the expanse of upturned faces below , shut both eyes and made a bold jump out into space , and shot like an arrow earthward. My feelings at that critical moment can best be described as one of all-goneness , but grimly and desperately I clutched the bar In , my hand , and , with my heart In my mouth , anxiously awaited the sharp snapping sound which would announce the opening of the parachute. But the sound did not come. Great God ! how the seconds flew by , and still the accursed canvas did not open. Though darting earthward fatally , hope did not desert mo. "My mind , under the excitement , became unusually active , and , as I looked below and saw the earth rapidly approaching , I con cluded that my chance of escape from figur ing as the chief object of Interest at a funeral was too small to mention , 1 rcsolvei that mv death should bo the dest advertise mcnt Dun Rico's circus ever received , bu the thought of how well the show vvaa prepared pared to herald the sad event far and nca \v 8 poor consolation at that moment. "Suddenly the sharp , snapping eound rang upon my cars. Thank God I the parachute had oponedl I wae saved , and that , too at the Inst possible moment. My dcecen was at once checked , and the earth was not 00 feet away. It was with assumed rase mat I finally landed upon the ground , and doubt If any , save the circus peopleIn tha Krwit crowd knew how near I had been to death. "When Billings subsequently learned of mj perilous leap with the parachute and narrow escape from a terrible death he came with tears In his eyes and , taking my hand , \owet that ho would never again touch an Intoxl cant. He was true to his vow , and remalnci In my employ unlll his death from natura cannon several years later. Always 1 have been a stickler for temperate habits on the part of my employes ofall kinds , and on settling with them alway ? made an allow ance of money for those who had rofralnec from overindulgence In slnuiR drink. As a result 1 had better control over my company than had the average circus ptoprlelor , 1 yon want sobriety to prevail In a clicus , o anywhere clsp for that mailer , make 11 an object to the people to Veep sober. " OW.M4HS OKKV YOU1C. The Grout I , milled Proprietor * of tlio HlK Clt > . Twenty Individuals and estates own nearly IS per cent of the real estate In the rlty o Now- Yoikvlth ; perhaps 1KO others this score owns GO per rout. , and the remaining half of the metropolis of the western hcml sphere Is In the hands of a few of the 2- 000,000 persons who llvo here and pay rent The figures upon which ( he Now York Herald bises this statement have been com piled with Infinite can- from tax receipts , \ni other reliable sources of Information , the ta bio printed herewith bolus subsequently sub mitted for revision to real estate experts having Intimate knowledge of the great OB talcs. If any fault can bo found with the estimates It Is that they aie too low by 25 per cent In most of the cites cited but this la erring on the light side. The assebswl valuation for real estate h this city for 1SS7 will bo In the nrlhborlioo | ; < of $2,000,000,000 the figures < he not ye been rcvlspd nd of this sum J.152,000,000 , o 17.i ? per cent Is represented by the holding of a score of owners distributed In this wav William Waldorf Astor . JMO.OUO.WO John .latol ) Astor . 70,000,000 Ilobett and Ogden Goelet . 3" 000,000 Amos II Hiio . 13000,0 Aino'.d-ConiUblp estates . 13,000,000 D U Potter entitle . 11 000 ( XX ) nibtldife T. mid Louisa M. Oeiry. 10,01X1 ( XXI Jacob Wi-ndel . s.0000 Alfred Cornndv Clark estate . . . S.000,00 Jiiini'S McCreery . 7.0UU.UUO William nhlnelnnder estate . . /,000HX / , ( ) Lim & don e-atnto . 0000,000 neoige niiret . . GOOOOOO n. O Mill . fiOOOOO Solomon Loeb . 60001 Stoker estiite . fi 000,000 Pur-Miss eBUte . OOIMIO Roosevelt estate . 5000,00 Mil then Wlllm . MOOCH D. Willis Jnmcs . 5,00000 Total , twenty holders . $33 ,000,000 OP SWIM ) MM ! IiOAX AGUVl'S Ilcnl n tnlim AKfiitM Who Harrow Mime ? OH rielltloiiN I.otN. CINCINNATI , May 2 An Enquirer spe cial from Huntington , Intl. , says : The al leged defalcation of Thomas L Lucas ani hl& bon , Fred L. Lucas , have grown unil they have already reached $33,000 and new victims are being heard of cvory hour. Both weie members of the real estate , ab- stiact and loin firm of T. L Lucas Ac Sou and both have loft the city. The firm , II Is alleged , secured loans aggiegatlng $9,700 on property worth $5,000 ; $3000 more was secured on lots In fictitious additions. Fied Lucas , It Is further alleged , secured an other $8,000 loan on a farm In Wabash county. This loan v\as obtained from In dianapolis. _ Cnreli'NH. Washington Star : "I'm sorry , " said the guard to the messenger , "but the sultan eannot bo disturbed. " "I have a message marked personal and Impoi tant. " "I can't help that. The physician's or ders are that he is not to bo disturbed under any circumstances ' ' "What's the matter with him ? " "Nervous prostration. One of the mem bers of the harem was so thoughtless as to come Into his presence with her bicycle clothes on , and ho mistook her for a Greek soldier. " Iiimict'livcH Aliroml. "Plea&o , ma'am , won't you read the letter ? ' The volco was that of a little boy , by whoso bide stood a smaller child carrying a basket upon his arm. The lady addressed took the note and read : "Good person , please glvo these starving little ones fatherless and motherless a penny. " The reader regarded the beggars with tear ful eyes as she Inquired , In a voice choked with emotion : "Who vvioto this note for you , children ? " With a smile of expectancy the elder an swered , suavely , ( Mo muvver , ma'am ! " Senator Karle Mcrlnimly 111. ORERNVILLB , S. C. , May 2. Senator Jo seph H. Earlo Isill at hla homo here. Ills physicians consider his condition serious 1Kb ailment Is due to Icldney trouble. "There aio two traits of character I should do my utmost to develop If I had children to bring up , " says a woman who meets many different people. "Those are the traits of generosity and unselfishness. If they were born In the children I should encourage them , and If they were lacking I should do my utmost to plant and nourish them. " ANHEUSER-BUSCH BREWING Ass'N ' , THE LEADING BREWERY IN TRE WORLD. Brewers of the Host Wholesome and Popular Beers. The Original - m n \ j KTL r i he Fausl Budweiser The Michelob Served on all Pullman Dining and Buffet Cars , Served on all Wagner Dining and Buffet Cars. Served on all Ocean and Lake Steamers. Served In all First Class Hotels. Served In the Best Families. Served in all Fine Clubs. Carried on nearly every Man-of-War and Cruiser , Served at most ol the United Stales Army Posts and Soldiers' Homes. The Greatest Tonic , "Malt-Nutrine" the Food-drink , is prepared by this Association , DO YOU KNOW THAT THERE IS SCIENCE IN NEATNESS ? 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