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TIJU USD AY, NOVUM 1SEU IS), 1880.
aTTI e pwlmMtrr at Kock BlulTa. Fred Patter
son, li authorised to receive and receipt fur sub
scriptlooa to the WmuJouuii
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criptioua to the Wkkkly Joubmai. at Louisville
and receipt for payments on aaaue.
RIILROII) TIME TABLE
OOrNO WEST Leaves
Tljrer .'.. 1 S:S am
FasseiiKer No t 6:49 p m
Passenger No 6 9:19 am
Passenger No 7 7:19 am
Passenger No 0. via Louisville 6:19 p m
Passenger No 11. K C 6:25 p m
Freight No , Tla Louisville 8:oO a m
FreUht No 05, to South Omaha tJUtm
OOXNQ K AST
Flyer No 9 5HX)pm
Passenger No 4 10:29 a m
Passenger No 8 7:44 p m
Passenger No 10, Tla LoalsTllle lOruo a m
Passenger No 19....- 10:18 a m
Passenger No 80, Pae June stub 8:25 a m
Terminus of No 10 at Plsttsm mouth.
Town property is more in demand
since the election
Building will now resume in the
city since prohibition is beaten.
Henry Goos was thrown from his
horse this morning while out riding,
lie received a few cuts and bruises
but is not seriously injured.
There was :i rumor current on the
.-street today that a German stale bank
is to Ihj established in this city. The
rumor could not be traced to auy
Mrs. J. V. Weckbach and Charles
IVeckbach have declined to serve as
executors of the estate of the late
Joseph V. Weckbach. and Frank It.
Guthmari has been appointed admin
istrator of the estate with the will
in road district 47, Stove Creek pre
cinct, the certiticate of election as over
seer has been gien to M. I). Jiailey.
ilirvey Carper received but one vote
less, on the face of the returns, than
Jtailey and will contest the hitter's
A private banking house has been
organized at Union, called the Union
Hank, with a paid up capital of $10,000.
Messrs. II. F. Tavlor. S. A. Weimer,
I). Y. Foster, I,. G. Todd. P. P. Ten
ny, and I II. Frans. as incorporators.
The stockholders are mostly members
of the alliance.
Tt. was a rich treat to stand by and
listen to the different expressions of
men as thev were introduced to Mr.
JJryan at the Uiley last evening in
oJffering their congratulations. "Iam
proud of this day," said one, "proud
io know that my vote helped to elect
sv nonest a young man." ""God bless
you," said another with great hearti
hpss of manner. "I never voted for a
vnan in my life in whose election 1 was
so deeply interested. It seemed to me
as if the very continuance of honest
government depended on the election
ot such men a3 you to congress."
Friday s Daily
J. 15. Holmes arrived today with 190
head ot htock hogs, which he bought at
Frank Wilson of Plattsna uth was
yesterday elected secretary of the Om
aha real estate exchange.
John B. Polin left this morning for
Omaha, where he has secured a posi
tion under a buiding contractor.
II.n. A. W. Crites left yesterday for
iiis home in Chadron. He was here to
visit his sister, Mrs. Judge Ram ey.
Mothers who take pride in the good
appearance of their children will send
them to Elson, the one price clothier,
for a new suit of clothes.
S. II. Shoemaker was yesterday called
to Monett, Mo., by the receipt of a
telegram announcing the sudden de
mise of his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth
Phil. Seidenstricker, the veteran en
gineer, arrived at home for a visit this
morning from the northwest, where he
has been for a couple of years. He
will bi at home for some days.
The Nebraska City distillery is not
a sure thing. The company's lawyers,
headed by John C. Watson, are now
in Washington endeavoring to secure
a permit. The whiskey trust is op
While at work on a building in
South Park yesterday Baxter Smith
suffered an attack of heart failure and
fell to the ground. He was not ser
iously injured and is reported conva
The supreme court has adjourned to
Tuesday next. Plattsmouth attorneys
are expecting a decision in the court
bouse bonds case very soon after Tues
Jav, and they feel confident that the
decision will be in favor of the city.
G. S. Upton of Union met with a
painful accident Sunday evening. A
sliver from a piece of hoop iron lodged
in his right eye, which the local physi
cian failed to remove. Tuesday he
visited an Omaha joculist who removed
Norfolk has secured the second beet
sugar factory in Nebraska. It is to be
25 per cent better than the one at
Grand Island, and the largest in the
world. Norfolk pays a bonus of $150,
000 in cash and fifty acres of land for
At a special election held Tuesday
Wilber precinct, in Gage county, voted
id.000 bonds in aid of the Kentucky
Distillery company, which proposes to
put in a plant and operate a sour mash
distillery with a capacity of 200 bushels
of grain per day.
Mr. I. Gluck of Columbus, by way of
evincing his satisfaction over the de
feat of the prohibitory amendment in
Nebraska, has given to a committee
one hundred and fifty dollars to be ex
pended in purchasing for the poor of
that town rood and fuel.
Miss Minnie Edwards is visiting in
Alda B. Hobson of Xehawkst. is in
town today attending to business at
Mrs. J. Gapen of the precinct went
a 1.1 . . t
io rairueiu, lowa, mis morning io
visu wun a sister.
Mrs. T. J. Ilhoden returned from
Greenwood today where she has been
visiting her mother.
Mrs. G. Andrews of Cambridge is
visiting her parents. Mi. and Mrs. M.
Schlegel, in this city.
Miss C. E. Hendrickson departed
for St. Joseph Mo., this morning, for
treatment at the Bishop hospital.
The county superintendant is exam
ining applicants for teachers' certifi
cates at the court house today.
Mrs. Frank Albee. of New Castle,
who has been visiting friends in the
city lor a week, went to Louisville
last evening for a visit with her par
ents. The deputy sheriff of Lancaster
county came down Tuesday evening in
search of a stolen horse and buggy.
He found his horse in a livery barn at
Wabash, but the thief had flown.
Elm wood Echo.
Word has been received here of the
death of Isaac Quillen at Decatur 111.
Mr. Quillen was formerly a resident of
this county and is a nephew of Mrs.
Selwin Kinkaid of this city. He leaves
a wife and one child.
The downfall of prohibition was
celebrated in Nebraska City last night
The city was ablaze and as the pro
cession moved up the central avenue
the fire from hundreds of candles, sky
rockets, crackers and torches paled the
electric lights. The entire city entered
into the spirit of the occasion and the
noise from the thousands of tin horns
and whistles was heard until midnight.
Congressman Bryan participated, but
there were no set speeches.
County Clerk Critchfield was at
Weeping Water over Sunday.
John Rennau of Hinton, Iowa, and
Fred Schroder of Cedar Creek were in
town on business today.
Sam II. Shumaker returned last
evening from his sad mission to Mo
nett, Mo., having attended upon the
funeral of his mother.
Col. E. II. Allison, the Indian scout
and interpreter, who captured Sitting
Bull in 1881, is in the city, ana win
probably give a lecture on Wednesday
afternoon, detailing adventures in the
northwest and experiences with tne
Rev. Mr. Baird preached a beautiful
and impressive sermon yesterday
morning from 1st uorintmans, io, oa
"Therefore, my brethren, be ye stead
fast, unmovable, always abounding in
the work of the Lord, for inasmuch as
ye know that your work is not in vain
in the Lord."
Congressman Dorsey has sold his
Platte Valley ranch, formerly the
Mayne ranch, to the Platte Valley
Live Stock company. The considera
tion is $75,000. The transfer does not
include the fine st-vk o?i th much,
simplv the farm. This is one of the
largest real estate deals ever consum
mated in that portion of the country.
The purchasers have already taken
charge of the premises and th'ey will be
devoted, as heretofore, to stock inter
Business houses generally are being
very nicely decorated in honor of the
Born To Mr. and Mrs Ross Mor
row of Eight Mile Grove, yesterday
morning, Nov. 17th, a son.
Lincoln has a coal war among its
dealers, and two tons of hard coal can
now be purchased and delivered for $17.
Henry Lloyd, one of the substantial
farmers of "Mills county, Iowa, and
an old frined of the writer, was in town
Lee and Robinson, the boys who
were yesterday arrested for pilfering
at the Racket store have been released.
The stolen goods were paid for by the
families of the boys.
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Vallery of
Chicago, are visiting friends in the
city and vicinity, and the latter will
probably remain ror some irnie. ui.
V. is now a traveling man.
Secretary Geo. Scheafer and Dele
gates Ed. Grassman and Orrin Tiffany
of the Y. M. C. -A., returned last
evening from the state convention
which has been in session at Grand
Mrs. William Crehan, wife of Engi
neer Crehau, departed this morning
for her new home in Tacoma, Wash.,
to join her husband who is running an
engine on the Northern Pacific out of
that place. Her many friends here ex
tend their best wishes for their future
A. B. Taylor, one of Cass county's
successful farmers, leaves this evening
for a month's visit to his boyhood
home at Red Sulphur Springs, West
Virginia thinking to recuperate his
health and hunt up old acquaintances.
The Journal wishes .him much
pleasure on his visit.
Arrangements have been completed
whereby the amusement loving citizens
of Plattsmouth will have an oppor
tunity too see Chase & Dickinson's
Gaiety Theatre company in a week's
repertoire of popular plays at the
opera house commencing Monday,
Nov. 24th. The grandest military
comedy-drama ever written entitled
"Lynwood" will be produced Monday
Wednesday's Dally .
Charles Leach, the jeweler, came in
from McCook today for a brief visit
O. II. Coulter, editor of the Western
Veteran, Topeka, Kansas, is attending
the reunion. lie is a veteran himself,
both as a soiaier and editor.
The proposition to divide Custer
county into four counties lacked the
necessary three-fifths vote by 200
votes. The divisionists claim the law
is unconstitutional and will fight it.
is claiming the proposition carried un
der the old law. I'ney want to name
the counties Custer, Harrison, Noble,
The following is the report of last
week's freight business of the JJ. & M.
railroad at Plattsmouth: Received
Merchandise, 131,728 pounds ; lumber,
five cars; coal, eleven cars: cattle, two
cars; household goods, one car; pota
toes, two cars. Forwarded Merchan
dise, 18,463 pounds; corn, oats and bar
ley, one car each; apples, four cars;
coal, two cars.
A committee has waited on Gov
ernor Thayer and asked him to call a
special session of the legislature to
make an appropriation for relieviug
the settlers in the western part of the
state whose crops have been ruined by
the hot winds of last spring and the
dry weather during the summer.
Governor Thayer, it is said, however,
is not likely to do so, as he is loth to
assume the responsibility, though he
is very anxious that this suffering
should be relieved. He will doubtless
recommend an appropriation to that
effect to the coming session.
Figures That Show Boyd's Election by
a Small Plurality.
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 17. Official
returns are in from all counties but
Merrick, Douglas coming in late this
afternoon. Totals on governor ex
clusive of Merrick: Boyd, democrat,
69,905; Powers, independent, 69.321;
Richards, republican, 69,251. Two
years ago Merrick gave Thayer, repub
lican, 1.130; McSbane, democrat, 674;
Bigelow, prohibition, 270. A total of
2,074. The independent headquarters
furnish its estimate thus: Powers
866, Richards 671, Boyd 426; Boyd's
The Threatened Indian Outbreak.
There is a great deal of excitement
in the frontier over a threatened In
dian war. At the request of Gen.
Miles Gov. Thayer has issued a procla
mation warning all dealers not to sell'
arms aud ammunition to the Indians.
A dispatch from Rushville, Neb.,
says: -tight companies or troops irom
Fort Omaha and Fort Robinson, under
command of General Brooks, arrived
here this afternoonland will march at
once to the Sioux reservation. All the
cavalry which had reported here pre
viously left at 11 o'clock last night to
march to Pine Ridge, which point will
be reached by 4 in this morning. The
intention is to disarm the Indians and
at all hazzards to suppress the famous
ghost dance in honor of the coming
Messiah, which has produced the
alarming state of restlessness auioj!j
Col. Cudv (liulraio JJill) was inter
viewed in itfew York yesterday and he
said: "If this was spring instead of
winter the situation would be serious,
as the Indians could then sweep over
the country andhave20,000 defenseless
settlers at their mercy, xneinaians
dread winter warfare. If it were
spring there would be a general upris-
in. They are discontentea ana ciaim
that the government has not kept its
agreements with them in rations or by
paying for their land. Ihese Indians
know that the harder they fight the
more presents they will get from the
government when peace is proclaimed.
If war comes and General Miles is in
command and not handicapped he will
quicklv crush it."
The Omaha Bee prints a special tel
egram from Gordon, Neb., which says:
A telegram from Rushville announc
ing that an engagement had just
taken place and sixty soldiers and In
dians had been killed.
Piano stand, hanging and student
lamps at Gering& Co.'s. 15
Fell on a Needle.
The seven-year-old son of W. T.
Melvin, who lives three miles south of
town, met with a painful accident this
morning early. Wrhilerunningfrom one
room to another, boy-like, he stumbled
on a rug and fell on bis knees. He got
up crying and said he had run a burr
in his knee. His father said he guessed
not and induced him to go back to bed
again. He cried for some time with
pain, and finally his mother made an
examination of his knee and found the
upper portion of a sewing needle im
bedded in his kneecap, and a piece of
thread was still attached to it. By dint
of hard pulling a part of the needle
was pulled out. She then discovered
that the obstacle had broken in two,
and a part of it still remained im
bedded in the flesh. The child was
brought to town and a surgeon made a
vain effort to take the remaining part
of the needle out.and finally gave it up.
Parents cannot be too careful about
allowing needles to lie about on the
Hurd Bros., artists of long exper
ience, from Kansas City, have located
in our town, and will make cabinet
photos for 99 eta per dozen for a short
time. Call and see them. Corner of
Granite street and Chicago avenue,
IS NOW OPEN
Woodenware, Willow-ware Tinware,
Hardware, Cutlery, Glassware,
and Notions, Etc.
See Our 5, 10 and 25c Counters.
You will be astonished at what you can buy for a quarter.
AX UNMITIGATED LIKKL.
The Herald Slanderer Gets in Ills Work
on .1. I. Farthing.
The Plattsmouth Herald had a new
man doing its local work yesterday
and he tried to distinguish himself at
once by the startling character of his
assertions. He started out to prove
that great frauds had been perpetrated
in the late elections, and for proof
related a cock-and-bull story to the
effect that Samuel McConkey. an old
unlettered man living on the JJoud
road, had been purposely cheated out
of his wish to vote a republican ticket
by the trickery of J. L. Farthing, a
fifth ward democrat.
Now this kind of politics comes
under the head of "important if true,"
and if not true it might become very
interesting, to say the least, to the
scribbler if Mr. Farthing happened to
be a man of a resentful disposition.
Instead, however, of hunting up the
said scribbler and giving him a taste
of his muscular energy which he
deserved, Mr. Farthing sought out a
Journal reporter this morning and
related the facts in the case to him.
He said in substance that the article
in question, so far as it related to him,
was a tissue of falsehoods, and origi
nated in malice. It does him a great
injustice and is libellous in the
extreme. He says he was working at
the polls for the democratic ticket, as
be had a right to do. When he saw
Mr. McConkey come there he had a
republican ticket with the name of J.
C. Williams written on it for assessor.
With his consent he took the ticket
and erased the names of Richards for
governor and Connell for congress and
wrutethe names of Boyd and Uryan
on instead, and in that form Mr.
McConkey voted it. He can prove this
to be true". He says that Jack Graves
is the man who wrote the article, and
Mr. Knotts told him this morning that
he did not know the article had been
in the Herald until his attention was
called to it by Mr. Farthing. He said
the reason why Graves was mad at
him was because he caught him, while
acting as election clerk trying to mis
count the vote for congressman. He
had Connell credited with two more
votes than belonged to him, and at his
(Farthing's) instance the tickets were
recounted as applied to that office and
proved that h1 was right and Graves
was wrong. For this Graves said he
ought to be thrown fnt of the Iionse.
When asked why he did not enter
suit for libel Mr. Farthing said "what
is the use of suing a beggar to catchja
Mr. Farthing is clearly entitled to
an apology from the Herald.
Examine that elegant line of lamps
at Gering & Co.'s. 15
Mr. Coon Wants Ten Thousand This Time.
Norman Coon is again in the district
court after the Missouri Pacific li. li.
Co, On tbe 29th of December, 1888,
while crossing the M. P. track near
Weeping Water his buggy was struck
by a freight train and Mr. Coon was
very badly injured. From the effects
of those injuries he claims never to
have recovered. At tbe October term
of the district court in 1889 he brought
suit against the company for damages
and the jury gave a verdict in his
favor for $5,000, which the court set
aside for irregularity. On April 9,
1890, at Mr. Coon's instance the case
was dismissed at his cost and without
prejudice for future action. He has
now filed the papers for a new suit
and claims $10,000 damages.
The entire dry goods stock of Joseph
V. Weckbach, deceased, will positively
be sold by December 15th. Prices less
than cost. Millinery, cloaks, shoes,
etc., will go at half price.
Fbank R. Guthmann,
If in need of a tooth, hair, cloth,
leather, shoe, nail, counter or floor
brush, caU on Gering & Co., your drug
415 MAIN STREET
WATERMAN'S OPERA HOUSE.
AN ENTIRE WEEK I
'commencing nVTsOTT 0d
I . ..MONDAY KVEMNd ( xM U V
j n .
i :SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT OF:
Chase & Dickinson s
Gaiety Theatre Gomp'y,
In a Repertoire of .Popular Plays.
COM P A NV-
- PI,AYM -P'RFOICMANCK
CHANGE OF BILL NIGHTLY,
TM7RSDAY AM) SATURDAY.
PEOPLV POPULAR PRICKS:
Reserved Seats 50c
General Admission 3oc
Matinee Prices to all parts of the
house 10 and
WM. HEROLD & SON
BOOTS AND SHOES.
or Ladies' and Gents'
HAVE ON HAND AS
LARGE, WELL SELECTED STOM,
As can be found any piare In tbe city and
will man you
PRICKS THAT 1BFY COJUMTJTiO
Agents for Harper's Baiar Pattern and Um.l
Attorney aL Liu w
Office second floor of Dovey lilock
a B. WINDHAM, JOHN A. IA VIFfc,
Notary Public. Notary PoblU
WINDHAM ft DAFMK.
Attorneys at Law.
Office ever Bank ot Cass County.
' PLATTSMOUTH. - - - - NFHAn&A
S. P. VANATTA & SON,
Attorneys at Law.
Office In tbe riucerald i k
PLATTSMOUTH. - NKBKASKA
A. N. 8TJL,L,rVAN,
Attorney at Law.
Ovvlos: Second Floor of Unloa Bloek. Fo
ranee on the Kaat aids.
X7. X7. DRUMMOITD.
Attorney at Law,
ffice Second floor Sherwood block.
tm A MOSTU can be made work
P5 lo i'z50 ln for ns. Persons preferred
who can furnish a horse and give their whole time
to tbe business. Spare raomeau maj be profitablv
employed also. A few vacancies in towns and
Cities. B. P. JOBNSOV A CO.
asca Main st.. Kicumona.
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