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EitS 5S te fcS tE
Hre Hlso the Lowest
Local Items of Long Agog
From the Herald Twenty Years Ago This Week.
THIRTY FIVE YEARS AGO.
Heel Cloud and Spotted Tail have
signed an agreement to relinquish
their right in Nebraska for eleven
thousand six hundred dollars in horses,
nine thousand dollars in cows, twenty
one hundred dollars in harness and
twenty-three hundred in wagons.
Hurrah, we've got a full state once
Program for Fourth of July, Mon
Cannon ad. li!.
Reception at depot, raising of sign
at new Saunders 1 louse.
Procession to fair grounds, games
anil orations. Toast master, Mayor
H. R. Livingston.
Grand balloon chase by six balloons.
Fireworks on High school hill and il
luminations of school building.
Grand ball, Fitzgerald hall.
Big wild pigeon shoots arc being
held at the fair grounds. 150 wild
birds have been secured and grand
match will be held next week.
In the program of commencement
cxecrcises held at High school hall
July, 2, 1875, many familiar names
Reading Scholar Age
Recitation Guy Jivingstou 0
on board Thomas Patterson 9
Nat. History Amelia Yallcry 8
notation Joe McMaken G
Drawing Sum Patterson 7
Subtract ion Clelan Morgan 8
Long division Willie Streight 10
fraction Henry Herold 10
Geography James Donnelly 10
Declamation James Pollock 10
Astronomy Thco. Livingston 11
Algebra Olive Gass 10
ti tex tei KSs
Zbc duality of our
printing is superior
to any that can be
obtained in the
county. H trial
will prove the fact.
fARMERS should not forget the ad
vantages of having their return
card printed on their envelopes.
This insures either delivery or proper
return. As the R. F. D. covers the en
tire land nowadays, it gives you the
same advantages as the city folk. The
cost is practically nothing. Think of it,
we print your return card on 100 en
velopes, best grade rag, for only 50 cents.
TWENTY YEARS AGO.
Work on the Omaha and Southe rn
railroad through this city and across
this county from Union to the Platte
river is beginning now in earnest. The
line in this county consists of seven
teen sections of miles, numbering one
at Union and Seventeen at the Platte.
Grading was begun on the depot
grounds last week, but was delayed
for a few days till the buildings could
be removed from the right of way.
Operations will begin again tomorrow
with a strong force of teams and the
work will be pushed to a conclusion
without a delay. There were 100 teams
crossed the river at South Rend last
night for this work and before the wee k
is up there will be a force of 500 teams
on the line within the county.
The village of Murray will be the
only intermediate station on the Oma
ha and Southern between Plattsmouth
and Union. It is a mere settlement
now, but the wide awake citizens of
this vicinity are beginning to move
in anticipation of the advent of the
new railroad into the place.
Yesterday afternoon while J. M.
Young was viewing the firemen's
tournament races, a pick pocket
rifled his inside vest pocket and got
away with his pocket book. Fortu
nately for Mr. Young, he had taken
all the cash out of the book before go
ing to the grounds, but it contained
some valuable papers, nlnong which
was a mortgage note of considerable
value to Mr. Young, but of course
cannot be of any value to the thief,
as he will not dare to cash it.
Tuesday afternoon there was a large
crowd in attendance at the big races
of the fireman's tournament and a
large amount of enthusiasm was man
ifested. The only thing that marred
the proceedings was the disgraceful
row, that was started by J. .1. Calligan,
chief of the Omaha Fire Department
and a couple of his right hand men
two local pugilists of Omaha.
fiSi tei Ex te
The board of control at a meeting
last evening, passed resolutions cen
suring the Omaha chief, for his un
gentlemanly conduct on the grounds
Kearney broke the world's record for
300 yards and coupling, making an
elegant run. and finishing the coupling
in 3S 4-5. Today is the last day of the
TEN YEARS AGO.
The two year old daughter of Antone
Schacffcr, a farme r wholives eight miles
miles west of Plattsmouth, met with
a horrible accident Saturday, as a re
sult of which the child died at noon.
Sunday. While romping on the
floor, the child fell into a pail of hot
water, which Mrs. Schacffcr was us
ing to scrub the floor. The mother was
out of the room at the time, but the
child's cry's announced the mishap.
Reforo a rescue could be affected, the
boiling water had scalded the frail
little body from the shoulders nearly
to the knees. A physician was sum
moned, but her life could not be saved.
Agent Pickett informs this office
that the Adams Express Company has
authorized him to accept money fur
the India famine fund jind forward it
free of charge to the proper commiltie
at New York.
A fisherman named Jack Elliott
noticed the body of an unknown man
filoating down stream near the Mis
souri river bridge at an early hour this
morning. He quickly secured a skiff
and succeeded in towing the body
ashore a half mile below the bridge.
Coroner Gass took charge of the body
and held an inquest, but no traces of
identification could be discovered.
The Fourth of July in Plattsmouth
was a rather quiet event there was
no celebration of any importance.
Roth the bands were out of the city,
and scores of people went to the neigh
boring towns for the day. An unusual
feature of the Fourth this year was tin
fact that no serious accidents occurred
Mildred the daughter of Mr. ami Mrs.
C. S. Johnson, met with a slight acci
dent while shooting off fire crackers.
Her mouth was quite badly burned
by the discharge of a cracker while
she was stooping to r lipl t it.
Goto the ligauctiot saleat Fanger's
department store where the big high
grade stock is being sold at your own
price. No such Rale was ever before
conducted at Platttmtuth.
T II '5
A CONCERN THAT HAS
HEALTHY COUNTY TRADE
Hcrggr, the Baker, Has Big Whole
sale Business, Held Ital
ian Trade for Years.
Aiming Platsniotitlt's most flourish
ing industries is one whose volume of
trade is little realized by the casual
observer or purchaser at the cstablih-
ment. The concern in q est ion is
the bakery shop of C. L. Merger, one
of Plattsmouth merchants. Few peo
ple who stop in the little bake shop
for their daily loaf of bread, realize
the amount of pastry that is turned
out of the place every twenty-four
hours. The basement of the building
in which the ovens and mixing boards
are located, is a lively place at nearly
any hour of the da v. i.,,
Every day of the week, large bas
kets full of bread go out of the shop
bound for nearly every town in the
county and several towns some dis
tance from the county line.
On account of the distance, it would
hardly bo believed, but Mr. Herger
secures many orders from in under the
noses of the Lincoln bakers. At
Ilavelock he has a big trade with the
Italian laborers ou the Rurlington forc
es. He has held this trade for six or
seven years and he states they are one
of the best classes of cople to deal
with. They desire the best quality
of wheat bread , and always pay for
their goods in advance, a custom too
seldom encountered with in business.
Every day a shipment of Mr. Herger's
staff of life"" goes out on the Rurling
ton for the Italian crew, and every
order averages close to eighty loaves.
So lung has the Plattsmouth merchant
dealt with the Italians, that their mail
is even sent to him and he either
holds it till one of their force is in the
city, or forwards it on to them.
There arc several other business
enterprises in town, who's quantity
of business cannot be readily ap
prehended by a person not familiar
with the inner working of the estab
lishment. Quite a number of the lo
cal merchants have a county trade that
far excells even their customers im
Pair of Great Fishermen.
John Ilockstrauscr and Rev. Mr
A. II. Rrook made the trip to Omaha
Thursday morning. The day before
Mr. HoekstraiiHser and his friend from
Lincoln went out on the river to amuse
the members of the finny tribe by
dangling in the water ngly looking
fish hooks decorated with squirming
fish worms. The pollywogs and craw
dads enjoyed the decorations but all
refused to partake of the morsel and
the two red bobbers floated on the
water all day without a respectable
bobble. Perhaps they didn't drop their
lines over the right shoulder, the moon
may have been a litile against them,
or the high water may have prevented
the fish from mixing up in the sjmhI
hut anyway, the pair left the river
without any more fish than they
started with. Daermmed not to
gei home empty handed, they stoekei
up with a couple of cans of sardines
;it a down town grocery store and tot 1 1
them triumphantly homeward.
Electricity on Trains.
All the through passenger trains
of the Rurlington are now elect ric
lighted throughout, from locomotive
to observation platfe.rni. Seventy
two complete trains and practically
nil the reserve passenger equipment
of the entire Rurlingion system have
been equipped, inducing locomotives
baggage cars, sleeping cars and obser
vat ion cars. No such extensive am
costly improve liient of coach lighting
lias been attempted Sefore. These
electric lighted trains run between
Chicago, St. Louis, St. Paul, Lincoln
Kansas City, Dcmcr, Rillings, Spo
kane, Seattle, Iacoina and Portlaiu
The dynamo system is used, a dyna
mo in the baggage car of each train
An electrician is on duty on each train
for its entire run.
Notice to Pay Up.
To the Ladies and Gentlemen:
have purchased a business in Omaha an
and expect soon to move to that city
to make my future home, and as there
is considerable money outstanding on
my books I would like to get all these
matters srtaighteiied up before I
go away, I shall leave about July 4,
and at that time will place all my busi
ness in the hands of an attorney,
who will take charge of the remaining
stock here and also attend to my col
lections in this vicinity. If those who
know they arc indebted to me wil
kindly call and settle on or before
that date it will bo greatly appre
ciated. M. Fanger
Is hereby given that all property
owners living in Plattsmouth precinct
must cut the Veid'i on or about their
property within the next ten days
or the work will be done by the road
overseer and charged against the proji
erty. MIKE LUTZ, Road Overseer.
All the Nutriment In Vegetablee Saved
by Cooke In India.
In India it is literally a case of
being n vegetarian or starving, for
the Hindoos of Hindustan, taking
them almost as a w hole, are enjoin
ed by their religion to abstain from
eating meat. They are not allowed
even to open the shell of an egg.
because bv so doing thev would de
stroy the life within it.
Thus they are compelled to sub
sist on a vegetarian diet or go hun
gry. Rut if the cooks of India
were to prepare their vegetables for
the table as do the women of Amer
ica, writes St. Nihal Singh in the
Nautilus, it is certain that the Hin
doos would bo meat eaters. It
would bo impossible for them to
live on a vegetarian diet.
This for nn essential reason. The
American cook boils all the flavor
as well ns the vitality out of the
vegetables and throws it awny. Tho
occidental cook declares this opera
tion is necessary, as the flavor of
tho vegetable is too Btrong and pro
nounced if the water is not drained
away from it. Bo that as it may,
tho result is that tho food has lost
much of its nutriment and is use
less to build up or sustain the body.
Moreover, tho boiling process ren
ders tho dish more or less insipid in
Tho East Indian cook works on
a directly opposite principle. Tho
woman of India is taught that tho
food must bo cooked in its own
steam or with just enough water to
generate 6team to cook it, and ev
ery drop of moisturo must be evap
orated beforo the food is served un
less it is to bo eaten with a gravy
or shorbiw in which caso a small
quantity of liquid is allowed to re
main on it.
But as a usual thing not a drop
of water is drained away. This
would bo looked upon as positively
sacrilegious and wasteful by the
East Indians. Tho American throws
away ns useless every day what
would keep an East Indian family
This fact was demonstrated when
during a siege the Indian soldiers
requested that the water in which
tho rice was cooked alono should bo
issued to them, while the rice itself
might bo served to tho English sol
diers. This was done, and the na
tive sepoys apparently were as well
fed 88 their white brothers.
An Extraordinary Shower.
Daniel O'Conncll, the Irish agi
tator, once complained in tho houso
of commons of a report of a speech
in a London newspaper which, ho
said, put into his mouth opinions
ho had never expressed. He vowed
that if the editor did not apologize
he would move that ho bo brought
to the bar for a breach of privilege.
Next day the reporter of the speech
waited upon O'Conncll and gave a
most remarkable explanation. Ho
stated that during his walk from
the house to his ollice in Fleet
street the rain streamed into his
pockets and obliterated tho notes of
"I accept the explanation," said
O'Conncll good humoredly, "but let
me say that it must have been a
very extraordinary shower of rain,
for it not only washed' out of your
notebook the speech 1 delivered,
but washed in another of an entire
ly different character."
A New York couple wishing to bo
married had stopped at the apart
ment of a minister. The hour was
very late. There were no friends
of anybody in the bridal party with
in reach. But the lady was insist
ent. Somebody must give her away.
About this time the janitor came in
sight, and she seized upon him.
"Will you give nic away?" she
"Sure I will," said the lord of
tho apartment house.
The minister took him aside and
coached him carefully. "When I
say, 'Who gives this bride away?'
you answer, '1 do.' "
When it came to the question in
tho ceremony the rcplv was, "Me,
the janitor." New York Press.
Then He Quit.
A pretty little girl about five
years of age named Rosa was teas
ed a good deal by a gentleman visit
ing the family, who finally wound
up by saying:
"Rosa. 1 don't love you."
"Ah, but you have got to!" re
torted the child.
"How so?" asked her tormentor.
"Why." said Rosa, "you must
love them that hate you, and I'm
suro I hate you."
Knew All About It.
Teacher What is tho meaning
Johnny An upstart.
Teacher Give a sentenco in
which tho word is used.
Johnny When a man sits down
on a bent pin ho gives a violent
Darvcnu. Chicaco Trihima '
H I I I I H I 1 1 i. ....ni 1 . .
i Has taken charge of tho Wil
T !;.,. p.,1., m.. ..i :t. LM
4 1-2 miles west of Murray.
All kinds of Fine Horseshoe
ing and all kinds of Black
smithing. Satisfaction guar
anteed. Call on Him.
Wo have a large line of GnciWrindow
Shudes with best quality automatic
Spring rollers and deep knotted Fringe
in colors, and sizes at from SO to 50c.
Mao longer lengths at a slight increase
of price. '
Also fine line of Gasoline Stoves
and Refrigerators at a Bargain.
D. P. JACKSON i
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WHEN THE GLORIOUS FOURTH
fill the picnic lunch basket with cakes
and with sandwiches made of ourtea
biscuit or home made bread.
YOU'LL HAVE A PICNIC LUNCH
that will be absolutely empty on your
return no matter how full it was on
the start out. Things that we bake aro
James V. Kaspar
FIVE O'CLOCK TEA
or tea at any time of the day may
purchased at ,
Teas of rich delicate flavor, fragranco
and strength. We can furnish you with
all the desired High Grade Teas on
the market at right piieres.
Have you tried us on coffee? Our
juices run frcm 15c to 40c per lb.
J. E. TUEY
THE THOUGHTFUL WOMAN
conies here when she wishes to buy
candy, soft drinks, ice cream. Why
Because she can depend upon our
goods being absolute ly fresh and pure.
Follow her example unel you will
profit by so doing. Leave orders for
Ice cream, Tint 20c, Quart, 35c, Cal
Ion, $1.15. Try our Fountain for ice
cream and soda.
Ice Cream Delivered
Ind. Telephone 330. Store