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THE OMAHA DAILY "BEE : SUNDAY , SEPTEMBER 18 , 1808.
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REFORM IN OUR PENAL INSTITUTIONS Syntem Yrt Devlaeil In I'erfcet nml the UenuIN UeNlrvil Cnii Only lie Achieved liy I'atli-iit anil 1'crHlNtfiit Kfltort. Yesterday morning's session of the Trnns- wlsslsslppl Conference of Charities and Cor rections was devoted to the consideration of the subject , "Tho Prison Question. " Five pa pers were read on subjects connected with Iho general topic. The president of the Na tional Conference of Charities and Correc tions , Prof. C. II. Henderson of Chicago university , who was unable to bo present at the earlier sessions of the organization , oc cupied the chair. The llrst paper was presented by Rev. Cyrus Mondeuhall , chaplain of the State re formatory at Ionia , Mich. His subject was "Reformatories for Men and Women. " The substance of his paper was : No method yet devised Is so mechanically accurate that you can turn young men and young women Into the hopper the vilest of elnnera and put them out of the spout full- fledged saints. Heredity accounts for a great deal ot the crime. Environment Is also n factor ( hut can enter Into the destiny of men and women for good or 111. Intemper ance , poverty , idleness , Ignorance , Imparted social conditions these are the ether fac tors that enter into the problem. Often times If we could reform the parents tbe outlook for the future would bo brighter. There are cases to make one's heart ache. Conceived In vice , cradled In shntuf1 , reared In crime what can > ou expect ? The earlier the work begins the better. Homo should bo the best place. The prison Is the poorest ; plaen to'- reform work. Hut If you have officials who believe In their work and love 1 It , men who carry respect , this would go farther than teachings and preachings. Work I" Slu < - I'rlHiiiiN. Prof. C. R. Henderson was the next speaker. His subject was "Reformatory Methods In State Prisons. " Ho spoke In I part as follows : . If It could be generally understood how closely related reformatory work Is to re ligion \\o should have n much more en lightened condition. If we understood how the corrupt nn > contagious , If wo paid more attention to the psychology ot the crowd , wo should say that the worst criminal Is our brother. There Is only one class , the human class. 1 believe In the Indeterminate sentence. In a sentence not terminable by the Judge or Jury , nor by the operation ot a law. but by thu action of the man him self. The question we have to deal with Is how to form now habits for the man who comes Into the reformatory. He must bo washed without and within. I believe that n trade must be taught to every man who ruters if the state means to reinstate him la society. Wo want whole men as wardens und governors of Institutions , . They must bo strong men all the way up and down. 1 If these conditions exist there will bt ) no occasion for the quotation. "All hope aban , don , ye who enter here. " "Jails and Workhouses" was the subject of n delightfully Interesting and Instructive talk by General nrlnkerhoff. The general is n man who has spent years In the study ol this tiartlcular rhsso of reform , and he IE n recognized authority on all questions te- latlng to the construction and managemenl of these public Institutions , having mul ; le personal Inspection ot all of the prlnclpn 3l prisons both In this country and Ic Europe lie accompanied bis address by dmgrami on the blackboard , Ho took up the sulijcci \vlth Ryrclnl reference to the new statci euch ns Nebraska , showing wherein thi jetem ot couuty jails could be very niucl : improved both In the management and In the construction of the buildings. In fact ho said that the number of Jails in the United States that are properly adminis tered could bo counted on the fingers. And unless they are so they become pcsthouses of crime. Ho recommended the Ohio plan for the construction of Jails and drew a de scription of It. This Is known as the cen tral corridor Jail , and Is best exemplified by the one at Columbus , O. The funda mental principle as that the prisoners are not allowed to ECO one another. Young men are not allowed to become familiar with these teachers of crime the old crooks. t'oneeriilnn Capital I'liiilislimeiit. li. I ) . Coucland of Omaha read the next paper on "Capital Punishment. " It was In part as follows : The so-called necessity for capital punish ment Is little better than the straw puppets which some vainglorious agitators fashion with elaborate pains as quixotic antago nists for their wind-mill onslaughts. And what little semblance of necessity there Is Is only the natural result of blind disregard for nature's highest law. The law cannot revenge and In its infliction of capital pun ishment contemplates only the protection ot humanity against Its repetition and the de terring of others from Its commission , lloth of these desiderata can bo accom plished without the Infliction of capital punishment. Miss Mary Falrbrother closed the session with a paper on "Women's Christian Tem perance Union. " The reading and discus sion of papers will bo resumed Sunday even Ing at the First Methodist church , when the subject will be "The Child Saving Prob lem. " Several of the pulpits will be occupied by visiting delegates Sunday morning. They will bo distributed as follows : First Pres byterian church , Prof. C. U. Henderson ; Unity church. N. S. Rosenau ; St. Mary's Congregational church. General H. nrlnker hoff ; First Methodist Episcopal church , H. H. Hart ; First Congregational church , Dr. W. II. Hale. BOY SHOT BY A POLICEMAN "M'Veiiteen-Year-Ohl .lolin Coyne n Victim of an ( MJlerr of the \ MV Iteuliue. John Coyne , a boy ot 17 years was shot I through the arm last night by Patrolman ] Musselman while he was endeavoring to i escape from an assailant who had attacked ! him In a drunken Impulse. The murderous i demonstration of the policeman occurred , after he had railed to the boy to halt and. a' ' according to Coyne's account , after ho had ' stopped running. The policeman Justifies \ hiniEelf with the explanation that the boy ' j was a fugitive from Justice and refused to . stop al his command. i Coyne with several companions had spent i the evening in the neighborhood ot Twenty- fourth and Clark streets and when the party ' broke up about 11 o'clock ae started couth on Twenty-fourth street alone toward his homo ! at Thirtieth and Hurt streets. He had gonu I a short distance when he saw John Vauness , | whom ho knew , sitting In the door of j I saloon across the street. Ho crossed to Fpcak to him and had reached the curb when he was attacked by an unknown man , who had apparently been drinking heavily. The t' ' stranger conceived a desire to possess a to- bacco pouch which Coyne had In his hand , but the boy wrenched himself free after re- reiving several. hea\y blows and started to run , with his assailant using his unsteady legs to the utmost In the rear , I At this point the Intelligent policeman | came around the corner and saw the run- nlng men. What his point of view was Is . not known , but be determined to stop th < men dead or alive , Ho nhouted commam ! t and trailed along In the roar until tbt ' , s drunken man saw an opportunity to turt into an alley and make his escape. Thi h' ' boy was still In the field , however , ant already assaulted by n robber he then took a turn as the victim of a guardian of the law. Instead of firing Into the air , according to a general custom in petty cases of that sort , Musselman shot to kill , the bullet tak ing effect between the shoulder and elbow of the light arm. The heavy forty-four callbro bullet tore n great hole In the flesh and burled Itself so deep that no trace of it has ns yet been found. Several friends of Coyne , Jack Muller of 2212 Clark street. F. J. Kelpln nnd Mike Mc- Gulre , were attracted by the two shots fired and approached to make Inquiry. They saw that the boy had been shot and asked the officer to allow his coat to be removed In order that the seriousness of the wound might be ascertained. Muaselman showed his peculiar fitness for n policeman nt this point also and refused to allow any Investi gation. Kelpln offered Coyne two matches so that he himself might make an examina tion , but the officer ordered him away with the threat thai ho lee would be put under arrest. As It was Charles Vanness , who had witnessed the occurrence from the door of the saloon , was arrested anil the two boys were charged with being drunk and dis orderly nnd with interfering with an officer. At the pollco station Dr. Ralph probed for the bullet without success. ROBBERS HOLD UP A SALOON Line l | > I'MvtMen Aenlnnt tlie Wall They Co TlirutiKh the TIM. The practice of Saturday night robberies which kept bartenders In n state of appre- scnslon several months ago was resorted to again last night at the saloon ot Charles Wachtler , Thirteenth and Canton streets. The proprietor spent the earlier part of the evening behind the bar In easy reach ot a revolver , and the robbers apparently awaited a mo'c favorable opportunity. About 10 o'clock Wachtler left his post nnd engaged In it friendly same of cards with four men who were spending the evening In the saloon. The party waj seated around the table Intelcsted In the play when II was In terrupted by three lobbers. Ono of them entered a rear door and his companions came from the front , nil disguised with handkerchiefs bound tigblly Just beneath the eyes. They ordered the players to stand up and form in line against the wall under guard 1 of two revolvers. The third man undertook the search and first went back of the bar , where ho secured $28 from the cash drawer. i Ho then started an examination of the men \ ngalnsl the wall and after n careful search j of the first brought to light 10 cents. This , seemed rather discouraging and he gave the task up with the remark that all the funds I present had probably gone Into the bar- i tender's till. The robbers then gave orders , that no ono should leave bis place until , five minutes had passed and made a bur- i rled departure. After the Interval men. tloned had elapsed the victims lowered Ihelr | arms , but no sign of tbe robbers was evl- dent from tbo door. They had apparently I taken a direction toward South Omaha ana i are thought to have been provided with a j horse nnd buggy. A partial description was obtained and Is In the hands of tbe police. Illnyele Hitlers anil Street Cam. Lewis Robinson of 422 South'Tenth street was seriously Injured by nn electric car at the corner of Sixteenth and Jackson Direct Friday night. Hoblnson wa& riding a bicycle , and at thu point where tbe accident occurred al i tempted to avoid a wagon and collided wltti c1 tbe car His body was thrown against the j running gear of the car nnd Just escaped . being ixuight under the wheels. Ills coat caught on a projecting Iron bar and he ' was dragged a halt block before tbe cat ' could be stopped , .1 Attori y "Connie" Brltt sustained e similar accident on Lsavenworth street , and by rare good luck escaped with but a few- body brulEcs. Drill was riding alongside the car when his wheel struck a wet spot In the road. Ho was thrown almost under the car wheels. MAN SHOT FOR A BURGLAR Iop .1. Dillon Itfitrlvon n Mortal AVoiiiul While HntcrliiK Hit Hoarding llouiie. Lee J. Dillon , a resident of Omaha for several years , was accidentally shot and mortally wounded last night by 0. P. Andersen - I dorson , who was under the Impression that' Dillon was a burglar. Dillon , who Is cm- ployed on Iho Nebraska side of the river , has been boarding with Mrs , Ashton , 220 North Eighth street , Council Bluffs , and was ' on bis way homo when the shooting oc curred. Anderson , a brakeman on the Hock Island , lives at 108 North Eighth street , a short distance south of Mrs. Ashton and situated similarly In the block. In the darkness Dillon lost his bearings as ho made his way along the street at 11 o'clock and turned In at Anderson's gate under the belief that he had arrived homo. The house was dark and after fumbling with the latch Dillon knocked several times on the door. No one responded and after a short Interval Dillon attempted to open a window near the door. Anderson had become - como aroused by this time and hurried out with a Winchester rltle. Ho saw the form of Dillon outlined against the window working at the sash and supposing him to be a burglar fired several times. One bullet passed through Dillon's abdomen , indicting a mortal wound , and he was also shot through the rlsht arm. The wounded man was carried to the pollco station , where the slight measures possible were taken for his relief. Dillon Is ! 35 years old and Is the son of W. D. Dillon , | ex-mayor of Nebraska City , Neb. , and a prominent man in that locality. HEARD ABOUT HOTELS. "Albert ! Albert : ! " was the subdued but Impassioned appeal made by a berated Shrlner at ono of the local hotels the other night , and it aroused a number of the guests who had previously been slumberIng - Ing peacefully. The hour was about 3 o'clock a , m. , a time when all good Shrlners are supposed to bo thinking about retlr- Ing. The party making the call was past the middle age , and he was standing outside - side the door of the room which Albert was supposed to bo occupying. The two had started out In the early evening together , but in the rush which followed had become separated. I One or two of the ether guests of the 1 houbc , being touched by the man's apparent earnestness , Interested themselves BUtll- clently to go out and Inquire the motive of his appeal. They were Informed that Alber. ' had taken the key to the room and retired I and as he could not be roused , the IttU I caller thought something must have hap pened to him. The calls for Albert were repeated , and as tbo door could not bo unlocked a bell boy was sent for and put over tbe transom to learn tbe cause of the troubfe. He found the room vacant , and so Informed the as tonished disturber of the early morning stillness , who then felt fhat Albert roust have gone to the wrong room , as ho had taken tbo key out of the office. Ho failed to attract further sympathy from tbe other guests , and as he pensively thrust his hands into his hip pockets while pondering what ho should do In bis seemIngly - Ingly insurmountable trouble a foolish look came over bis face , and he putted tbe key to the room out of his own pocket. Tc add to his confusion , Albert appeared upon tbe scene at this time , before tbe otaei parties had withdrawn , having Just come In from his night's festivities. "How long does It take a man to get a trunk from the depot in this blankcty town ? " Inquired a handsome man from out side the city , who certainly did not appear to bo one who would permit shrlnlstlc en thusiasm to get < the better of his Judgment. "I came to town this morning at 8 o'clock , " ho continued , addressing t'ho clerk nt the same hotel where the former Incident oc curred , "and hero It Is 8 o'clock In the evenIng - Ing and no trunk in sight. " "Have you your claim check ? " asked the clrrk. "No ; I gave It to one of the boys here , and I suppose ho has lost it , " replied the kicker , his temper evidently rising because the clt'rk refused to be Irritated. The boy was called at once to explain the miitttr. nnd denied ever having received the check. This only complicated matters the more , and the complaining guest was In the midst of a violent verbal explosion , when in drawing out some money with which fo pay his bill as a revenge for such treatment ho found among a lot ot silver coins the check for the miss ing trunk. Another man , who is a member of the legislature In Illinois , also had a kick com ing about his trunks. He had kicks com ing on everything , and whenever hn approached preached the desk the clerks prepared fern n roast. He was hero with his family , and j they were anxious for their trunks. He bad ! been making laws for the Sucker state , and had assisted In passing the appropriation with which his state hail built a creditable building at the exposition , nnd ho was too Important a man to be trilled with. His room did "not suit him , the service was abominable , and the accommodations were wholly Incompatible with his station In the world. With such Inconveniences on every hand he would not trust the bringing of his trunks from the depot by any ordinary porter or expressman , but would see to It for himself. He demanded that the porter go with him ns valet to push away the rude crowd , and this request was granted. He went to the Union depot and called for his trunks. Ho was asked to show his checks , and when he produced them they were found to be the claim checks zlven him by the expressman In Chicago , nnd that his trunks were still in the Windy city waiting for the great man to como and check them. Ho remained In Omaha two days after that , but never approached the office desk until lie was ready to pay his bill. A pious man , with a sporting cast of countenance , but really a minister In u neighboring state , came to the exposition a few days ago. He stopped In the residence portion of tbe city , but on ono of the recent rainy days ho came down town with his wlfo to see the city. As the weather was unfavorable for sightseeing he thought he would go to ono ot the fashionable hotels 'or a day. He asked the price of tbo room on the American plan , and when told what It would be ho thought it was too high for his ministerial purse. He then engaged the room on the European plan and re paired to It at once as a place where he could rest and hear the buzz of the trolley and the rattle of tbo cab. Steam had been turned on and the temperature was so comfortable - fortablo compared to what It was on the out- sUlo that ho concluded to spend the nluhl there. When he came to settle his bill Ir the morning he found it twice as largo a ; he had expected. Ho had said nothing nboul having his wlfo with him when ho engage- ' , the room , and the price quoted was made for him alone. He held that as he hat rented the room It made no difference how many ho took to the room with him. Thi ethics of the hotel business were then dls cussed In healed laucuage by the lundlon and the ministerial tenant , and the result was that a compromise was reached which was not satisfactory to either. "Is there any extra charge for a bowl of vnter and a napkin ? " asked a guest at one ot our hotels this week with withering sar casm r.f the clerk. ' The man with the diamond mend sh'rt stud suspected something was going to happen , and prepared for emergen cies. "I have been slopplnc here off and on for A lung time , " continued the offended Kuwst , ' ati.l iiuve always paid my b',11. I have fot-Klit to behave myself In a proper niauner white In the house , and am suto I have never entered your dining room In nn uncouth couii'tlon. ' For that reason I io ! not see why I should bo lnsultc'1 lv eye of your 'nigger' waiters. " "There Is no excuse for It , and If you wilt tell me which ono It was wo will attend to It , " replied the clerk. "Just as I was leaving t'ho table n few moments ago , " continued the man who had been Injured , "one of the waiters came und placed a bowl of water and n napkin In front of me , nnd I was too Indignant to look to see which one it was. " "Well , I will Investigate It , " replied the clerk with a whore lot of urbanity. The landlord at ) ono of the hotels ordered a new pair of trousern from ono of the local tailors with orders to have them sent to his residence , when completed , in tlmo for the shrine blowout. Ho was anxious to appear well , and laid stress upon the occasion for which they were to bo used. The tailor finished the garment In duo seanon , and to bo exceptionally accommodating delivered It at the hotel. He thought the customer would bo more apt to be found there than at his residence , as It was the mlddfc of the day. Resides there was something in It to have the garment opened before a lot of men such as one finds In a hotel lobby , and Indirectly advertise his business. The land lord gave the matter no more thought until the day of the shrtno parade. Ho then Inquired for his trousers nnd when told they had been sent to the hotel ho Instituted a search. He located the box without much trouble , but upon openelng It be found other hands had been there before his , nnd that the trousers were undoubtedly gracing other legs than his , for 'the box was empty , am there was no ono who had witnessed the transaction. Tbo landlord thinks he Is no liable for the cost ot tbe trousers , as ho or dered them sent to his residence , which was not compiled with , and a pence commission Is now at work trying to effect n settle mcnt. Chronic Diarrhoea Cured. This Is to certify that I have had chronl diarrhoea ever slnco tbn war. I got so wea ! I could hardly walk or do anything. On bottle of Chamberlain's Colic , Cholera am Diarrhoea Remedy cured me sound aw well. . ' . R. Olbbs. Flncastle. Va. COMING HOME ON MONDAY Callaiit Tiventy-Seeonil AVI1I Head O in nh a Some Time Tomorrow I''orenoon. The gallant Twenty-second regiment of Uncle Sam's regulars will arrive In Omaha on Monday. They are heroes of the Cuban campaign now en route to Fort Crook from Camp Wlkoff. Long Island , N. Y. The Noithwestern office In this city yes terday received a telegram announcing that a detachment of the Twenty-second left New York at 2:30 : o'clock on Saturday morning. It consists of eleven officers and 1S9 men. There uro no cases of sickness among these men. Their route Is over these lines : Tbo New York Central from New York to Buffalo ; the Lake Shore from Iluffalo to Chicago , Iho Chicago & Northwestern from Chlcagc to Omaha. It Is cxpectetd that the Lake Suoro will deliver the party to the North western in Chicago gomo tlmo this evening , Should this schedule bo maintained the regulars will arrive nt the Omaha union depot some tlmo on Monday morning. IlulljTreiimiry Statement. WASHINGTON. Sept. 17. Today's otntc- menl of the condition of the treasury shows : Available cosh balance. $317,9GS,1S1 ; gold re serve , J213,804,831. LOCAL BREVITIES. A permit has been Issued to .1. J. Johnson & Co. , to erect a two-story fraino dwelling t 3111 Mason street to cost J2.COO. The rector of All Saints' church by special cquest win repeat hla sermon on "Tho Choir Invisible" this morning at 11 o'clock. A. C. Mclntyre , a guest at the Darker lotel , reported 'to the pollco that a snealc hlef had entered his room nnit stolen an vcrcoat and a qauntll'y of valuable papers. Judge Mungcr has appointed H. SI. I'll ey of O'Neill ns referee in bankruptcy for ho counties of Holt and Uoyd , and J. U Vhlto of Curtis for the counties of Perkins , 'rontler and Gosper. Governor C. M. names of Oklahoma , no- ompnnlrd by the members of his staff nml ho Guthrlo Military band , railed at The Hei > wilding this morning to pay their respects o Kdward Uosowater. The band played u ouplo of selections In the court of Thu Uco sliding. The non who assaulted Olllccr Henry Mus sulman on August 2.1 , while he was nttcmpj- ng to make the arrest of one of the num ber , will have a hearing before Judge Cor- lon September 21 at ) 2 o'clock. They are .V. . Grogan , Thomas Vaughn , Charles Moran , .Sdward Lutty and John Fitzgerald , In the olden times it was no uncommon occurrence for sentitivc , delicate women to be be headed for trivial or imaginary of. fences. In this re spect the world has made great htridcs. Nevertheless , wom en still suffer death in a slower and more torlurcsomc form , and for no offence whatever , save u little ignor ance , or pos sibly , a little neglect. The- woman who suffers from weakness and disease of the distinctly feminine organs , whether she realizes it or not , is being slowly but surely tortured to death. She suffers almost con tinually with sick headache. She has pains in the backwhat she calls "stitches" in the side and shooting pains everywhere. She experiences burning and dragging down sensations. Shu becomes weak , nervous and despondent. She neglects her home , and is petulant with her husband. If she consults the average physician , there is not one chance in ten that he will hit upon the real cause of her trouble. He will attribute her bad feelings to stomach , liver , heatt or nervous trouble. A woman in this condl tion should consult home eminent and skill ful specialist who has had n wide experi encc. Dr. R. V. Pierce , for thirty year : * chief consulting physician to the Invalids' Hotel and Surgical Institute , nt IlufTalo , N. Y. , has. with the assistance of a btaff of able physicians , prescribed for many thou sands of women. He has invented a won derful medicine for ailing women , known as Dr. Picrce's Favorite Prescription It has stood the test for thirty years It acts directly on the delicate and important or eans concerned in wifehood and mother hood , making them strong and welt It allays inflammation , heals ulceration , soothes pain and tones and builds up the nerves. It transfoims weak , nervous worn en into healthy , happy wives and mothers , "I WAS an invalid for over n year with cliauL-e of life , " write * Mrs , C fimitlt , of Qrr. Cascade Co. , Mont. "Had paint across the pit of my stomach and tmch extreme weaVnens I could hardly walk. I took one bottle of Jr , Pierce' * Golden Medical IMicovcfy and five of bin ' ! ' vuilte 1'tctcrlpOloa' and niu entirety well. "