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CONSOLIDATION OF THE
ASKA HERALD AND PLATTSMOUTH ENTERPRISE.
PLATTSMOUTII, NEBKASKA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1G, 1882.
jrOIAE XVIII. NIX
J U J , 111 . ; L SCI V J Ml
.. T N.
. West Point.
nt. I'iiIIo instruction.
a .'lini.li.ti, n r i'Mtilf Miitiitrw
kwrtoN, Siiil. llumital i.,r
.1 Justice, Fremont.
Atry. wod, t.'ity.
J ptslrlet Court.
JOSKPI1 V. W'KCKRACH. Mayor.
. .1. I. HIM I'KON. City Clerk.
x sT" W1LLKTT I'OTTKNtlKK. Police JuiUe.
C".'4lt(JK POIH AI.L.t lili f of Folli:.
r. Mi" r.irr.UK Ovi'nwnil streets .
V. E. WHITH. C:liif of Klre Dept.
JOSEPH 11. WALL, Ch'u Hoard of Health.
COU NCI L M RN.
1st. Ward.I. M. 3 hn.'baeher. Win. TUrold.
nd ward .lorry liartiiinn, J. M. Palt.rson.
rd SVurJ-Alvii lrew, M B. Murphy.
IU Ward -V. S. Dawson. V. U, Leuuhoff.
, ft! 'HOC I. HOARD.
SK 11. 8TKODK. .?. W. BARNRS.
V. LKONAKD. Wm. WINTEKSTKKN.
KU. GKKUSKL. ISAAC WILES.
ftMr- JNO. V. MARSHALL,
W. H. NEWrXL. County Treasurer.
j w. jr.n m .mis, uouniy ciera.
A. A. I.AVKKTY. Comity Judije.
w. it i int. nnarin.
YltCS A LI ON. Hup't of rub. Instruction.
v. FAiKr ir.ui, county surveyor.
. ham. I'Oroucr.
COUNTY CO M MISSION It R9.
AO WILES, Plattsmimtb Prectuet.
IKS CKAWKOIII). South Bend Precinct.
t'L. HICHAUDSON. Mt. Fleaaant Pteoluct.
rtlti harlng buslnea with the County
inUcloners, will find tham In tctslon tb
Uonday and Tuenday of ench month.
BOARD Or TRADK.
UAIlKUUlll, J. V. HbUhUAtu,
1K. A. MAL.ISIIt'KY.
lTlr oir Smith. Itlaclc ft Co'. Drin Stor.
Eirnt cIhm deutlmry at rvasotiaole prlcea. Kily
ortlccoo Main Htreot over Solomon A Na
,Iikh' Store. iiy
UK. II. MKAIK,
rilYHICHN and SITKnKON. office lu Elti
Kvrald JUo'jk, which will be open day or iilKt.
2 t J
K. It. LIV nUMTOII. M.
rHVatCIAN ft 8UUUKU.N.
OKE1CK HOL'KS. from 10 a. in., to I p. ni.
KiamlulKK Surneon for V. S. Pension.
mt. k. n. iiKY.voi.OM,
PHYSICIAN ANUHL'HUKON. Calln prompt-
ly attended to. day or nlulit.
Kock liliiQu. Ne
MM I VII A
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Court lu the State,
Will practice In
ATTORNEY AN1 SOLICITOR.
tire in the Slhleaud Federal Court. Residence
37ly I'urmauurH, M km.
JAH. M. HATIIKWH
ATTOIlNltV AT LAW..
Office over Baker A Atwood'a iitore, south side
of Main bt-twvcu Mil and tiUi atreet. 2ltf
WIMi H. tVIHK.
COLZfCTIOA'S H 3TXCIMZ.T1.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Real Estate. Fire In
surance and Collection Aitency. Olllee Union
block. I'latt.tinouui, oelnasKa. vLi
U. II. W1IG1CLGB A. CO.
sur'aiice AkciiIs, i'lirjuonth. Nebnutka. Col
leoturs, tax -payer 'nave a complete abxtrnct
Of titles. 1S1I anu sell icoi cbiulc, ucjtJimie
plans, tvc. " syr
J A MRS E. )IOItltIHO,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will prastice In Cass
and adJoluliiK Counties ; (fives special attention
to collection and abstracts of title. Otllco lu
Fitzgerald Block J riattaiuouth, Nebraska.
C II A 131 AS
ORNKYS AT LAV
LAW and SOLICITORS IN
Iflice in Fitmerald a block.
PrantioAi in the United States Circuit and District
Ooarta and in the Supreme Court af the titate giv
a special attention.
H. 91 ILLKH.
inir at his office. South side
-eu Sixth and Seventh.
If more especially to town
II. H IMIIIAM,
Sky at law.
ruth's Jewelry Store.
Y E It .
kl'K, I'l.AT fSMOUTH NKR
Attention to a general
E. II. WOOLKY
i oion Block, front rooms.
IFrompt attention given to
Ajfc It ace,
sly &, Davis,
i, Doors, Blimls and AVia
i timbers in all sizes.
'aw, Ieal Estate Collec
y to Loan.
'. I. aibbon.
Surgeon. Calls pronipt-
'""eed Stable, rigs of
are very easy
igh and sightly.
Jl Villi 1X1
' one In xhnrt time Will UD-
i and cuts to periecuou isuics
ana cuiutren s
i Instruct ions.
l of Gorder's.upstalrs
jtlie day or week.
I TO THE
e outlots for residence pur
This beautiful tlrec Mory brick utructuie, on
lower Maid street, h:i Just been nnlshed und
fitted up for the ucoiiiuiodatlou ol
TliA NST&'jfT CUSTOM KUS.
EVERY THINS NEW AND CLEAN
A Good Barl,uc,,,,,,7lou"ewl,ht,,,
27tf. YY.VM COOS, Tiopr.
LAFE O'NHIL, 1'rop'r.
Beef Mnttou Pork Ycal Chickens. &c,
CoiiKtautlv on hand.
Also. nil kinds of 4.V1IK m seaon, and ev
ery thing keHt In a
B lltST-CI.ASS SlIJAT Slltil ?
At lowest ,isf il.L- rates.
Side Main St., bet. Ath and 5th,
PLATTSMOI TII. NEB"
GROCERIES OF ALL KINDS
Laxe stock of
BOOTS and SHOES
CLOSED OUT ATvC0ST.
and In fact everything you can c
the line of
CASH PAID FOU HIDES ANHJFURS,
All kinds of country wroduee tal" n ex
chance for eoods. 1
The Most Successful, Rf.mkdy eveii
covered as it m certain in us eneeis auu
not blister ; Also excellent lor human
READ l'KUOF BELOW.
FROM COL. L. T. FOSTI
YbungNtown. Ohio, May lotl1
Kendall & Co., Gents : I had a
naunf r AubU'toiiian colt w;cli 7 pnw
hiirhly. he bad aasi ' nr fiv;ti:in V-.il
and a small oifT F!lo other, vine
him very lame : I liAv. Vm under the chai
two veterinary surtiX who -failed to cure
Ii 1 1 ii . I was one day reading the advertisement
o Kendall s Spavin ture in the Chicago ex-
Srecs. I deteamined at once to try it. and our
ruguists here sent lor it. thov ordered three
bottles. I took them all and thouuht I would
give it a thorough trial, I u.sediit aeeordiug todi-
reetions anu tne iourtii uay the eon ceaseu to
be lame, and the lumps uau aisappeareu. t
used but one bottle anu the colts limbs are as
free from lumps and as einooth as any horse in
the state. He Is entirely cured. The cure was
so remarkable that I let two ol my neighbors
have the remaining two bottles who are now
using it. a,
L. T. FOSTER.
Kendall's Spavin Cure
ON HUMAN FLESH.
Patten' Mills. N. Y.. Feb. 21. 1878.
R J. Kuxdall & Co.. Gents : The particu
lar case on which I used your Kendall's Spavin
Uiire was a malignant auKie sprain ui uicrn
mouths standing, i nau trieu many iinngs, out
In vain. Your Spavin Cure put the foot to the
ground again, ami for 1 he first time since hurt,
in a natural position. For a family linimeut it
excells anything we ever used.
KEY. M. P. BELL,
rastorof M. E. Church, rattens Mill. N. Y
Send address for Illustrated Circular, which
we think gives positive proof of its virtues. No
remedy has ever met with such unqualinea
success, to our knowledge, for beast as well as
nian. . . . . .
Price SI. ner bottle, or six bottles lor sa. ah
nmifririrtra li-ivA it or call iret it for VOU. Or it
will be sent to any address on receipt ol pr.ee
by the proprietors. 1)11. B. J. KENDALL & CO.
cnosburg aus, u.
SOLD BY ALL. DBICG1STS
Is the Old Favorite and
Omaha, Kansas City, Atchison and St Joseph.
DETROIT, NIAGARA FALLS,
New York, Boston!
And All Points EAST and SOUTHEAST.
TUB L1K COMPK1SE3
Kearlv 4.000 miles. SollJ Smnrth witt.
conhions are made lu CSION RKI-T It hsa
. v.,i..n.i l;.-r.iiuiuon ks bpinu iHK i.kb.ai
National Knrauuna ks brine THIS l"B'Ai
ItOl'GHCAK LINK, nnd Is nmvenMilly conceded
M THE KtXKST Kgl IPPtl Kiulroad in IM
TrV il. and ton mil find imve'lnK a luxury instead
0Thro'S,h,l"cket r' hU Celcbntted Une-or sale
ll lillimi-.. o,nlr. rmr
Ail InlonnalMn imui , ' . L ' tl
luilr ei Tea bi aiiplTtun to
AMsimiiHidsiHms. -iiuie iiLuivsz. --
T. L POTTER. PERCEVAL LOWELL,
U Vlcr-Prc illlnl W- raiCT
Dr. Black's Rheumatic Cure is an
internal remedy and is pronoUJiced
internal remeuy uu -
hundreds who have used it to Contain
mnrs true medical virtue than PJ
other kind thrown upon the market
thpaham of oils and liniments. It
wC vSmith, Black & Co, pi
P. S. Barnes and
Vmg Water, Neb. 6t
Opera House Clothing Store
lluya cxt-lusively in New York from manufacturer", direct.
OUU PATRONS THE PEOPLE.
OUR STUDY THEIR INTER La IS.
OUR MAXIM FAIR DEALINGS.
OU R R KWA RD SUCC ESS
Our irLuicnse tratle has warranted us in sei-i. iug a large room, hence
we have the
BOOTS 8s SHOES,
TRUNKS, VALISES AND GENTS FURNISHINGS,
in this section.
Now Goods, !
Correct Styles, !
Closest Prices !
Close Prices Make Close Business,
By close prices, is meant, prices as near to manufacturing cost as it is
possible to make them. Hence it is that the term CLOSEST
PRICES is with us full of significant meaning. It
means that all our goods are marked for sale at
the merest trifle above manufactur
ing cost, as figures speak for
themselves, we most
walk in and examine our
CLOTHING AND PRICES.
A. W. McLacghlix,
-pq 3ST IKI !
OF PLATTSMOUTH. NEBRASKA,
Offers the very best facilities for the prompt
transaction of legitimate
Stocks, Bonds, Gold, Government and Local
Securities Bought and Sola, Deposits receiv
ed and Interest allowed on time Certifi
cates, Drafts drawn, available iu any
uart of the United States and all
the principal towns of
Collections made & promptly remitted.
Highest market prices paid for County War
rants, State ai d County Bonds.
John K. Clark.
A. E. Touzalin,
K. C. Cushiog,
F. E. White.
Geo. E. Dovey.
Bank i Cass County
Cotner Mala and Sixth Streets,
JOHN BLACK. President, I
J. M. PATTERSON, Cashier. (
Transacts a General BanHni Business.
HIGHEST CASH PRICE
Paidor County and City Warrants.
and promptly remitted for.
John Black, J. M. Patterson, C. U. Parmele,
F. B, Guthmann, J. Morrlssey, A. B.
Smith. Fred Gorder. 511y
WEEPIXQ WATER. - NEB.
E. L. REED, President.
B. A. GIBSON, Vice-President.
R. S. WILKINSON, Cashier,
A General EaniUs Business Traisaciei
Received, and Interest allowed on Tim Cent
by Drawn available U any part of the Cnited
st-andau the principal cities of Europe.
A oents for tht celebrated a
TTotnlimiiT Tino nf Qt?
'lUUUlg, L1U0 UI Ull
For Men, Boys
NEW OPKRA HOUSE.
nniTDininmnr. Tinn nnTnwTtTnn'rr
bunittAbiun ruriDftib&nunjs c
Will contract lor Brick Work, Stone Plastering.
Chimneys and Cisterns a Specialty.
For orders call at house on Washington Ave.,
Between an ana tigiua bi s.
Or address P. O. Box M6, - Plattsmouth. Neb.
BATES & KCEIINKE,
CONTRACTORS g BUILDERS.
Shep on 7th St., between Main and Pearl.
All kinds of Building and Repairing
Tbe Grand Central Hotel
AT SOUTH BEND, NEB..
JDJE&. H. KZHilCi:,
House newly fitted up. Everything new and
neat. Meals and Lodging at Reasona
ble rates. Call and try us.
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p. Oi cj
SOUTH HILL GROCERY
W. It. CARTER,
v . .I... find a full supply of choice
Groceries and always the best .
BUTTER ANP EGGS and
To the fanners of Cass county, I shall visit
XU V aav a
and pay thehlehet prices eoing for your
BUTTER, EGGS AND PRODUCE,
FUtttaotttb. b Oct. 9th, isa. wtf-
auspices of the
W.C. T. U.
-COMlUCTItl) 11 V MUM. J. K. W1SK -
To ttlnin all communications for this depart
ment should be addressed.
Death and the Drunkard.
His form was fair, his cheek was houlth ;
His word a bond, his purse was wealth ;
With wheat Lis Held was covered o'er ;
l'lentv sat nulling at lib door.
His wife, the fount of ceaseless Joy,
Now laughed his daughters ; played his boy.
His lihiary. though large, was read
Till half its contents decked his heaJ.
At noon tw;u health, wealth, pure delight ;
Tvas health, wealth, peace an l bliss at night.
I wished not to disturb his bliss ;
Tis gone ! but all the fault Is his.
The social glass I saw hlin seize.
The m ire with festive wit to please.
And to iucreas) his love of cheer.
Ah. little thought he I was near t
Gradual indulgence on him stole ;
Frequent became the midnight bowl.
I In that bowl the headache placed,
Vhlh, with the juice, bis lips embraced.
Shame next I mingled with the draught ;
Indignantly he diank and laughed.
In the bowl's bottom bankruptcy
I placed ; he drank with tears and glee.
Remorse did I Into It pour :
Ho only sought the bowl the more.
I mingled ucxt Joint torturing pain ;
Little the more did he refralu.
The dropsy In the cup I mixed.
Still to his mouth the cup was tlxcd.
My euiUsaries thus in vain
I sent the mad wivlch to restrain.
On the bowl's bottom then myself
I threw the most abhorrent elf
Of all tht mortals bate or dread ;
And thus in horrid whispers said :
'Successless ministers I've sent
Thy hastening ruin to prevent ;
Their lessous naught then hem am I ;
Think not my threatening to defy.
Swallow this-this thy last wiUbeJ
For with it thou must swallow me 1"
Haggard his eyes, upright his hair ;
Remorse his lips, his cheeks despair ;
With shaking hands the bowl he clasped.
My meatless limbs his carcass grasped,
And bore it to the church yard, where
Thousands, ere I would call, repair.
Death speaks ah ! reader, dost tht u heai?
Hast.tho1.: no lurking cause to fear?
Has yet o'er thee the sparkling bowl
Constant, commanding, sly control?
Betimes reflect ; betimes beware,
Though ruddy, healthful now and fair.
Before slow reason lose the way.
Reform ; postpone another day.
You soon may mix with common clay.
Dbcs Prohibition Prohibit t
Uev. C. P. Taylor, writing from Eu
reka, Kan., on thi3 question, gives
some telling facts aliiruiiiig the ques
tion. We make an extract or two
from bis letter. He says: I have been
in Kansas several weeks and have
traveled several hundred miles, stop
ping in a number of towns, large and
small, for several days at a time, and
have made it my business to see for
myself and to inquire of tha most re
liable citizen" in regard to the matter.
I have seen but one open "saloon in
Kansas, and the almost universal
statement is: the saloons and bars are
all closed, and we have had less diffi
culty iu effecting this desirable result
than we apprehended. Drunkenness
has almoft disappeared from public
view. I have seen but one intoxi
cated man since I entered the state,
and he was wailing at the tyranny of a
state that took away the liberty ol its
The contrast between Kansas and
the neighboring state of Missouri is
very great. There free whisky is
found everywhere, and saloons, bars
and the liquor traflic are triumphant.
I spent one day in Kansas City, and
one oi tne most noticeable lea-
ture3 of this city of surprising growth
is the frequency of saloons upon all
the streets, the constant clinking of
:lasses to be heard continually be
hind the screens, and the number of
red-faced, partly intoxicated men to be
seen on the streets. On the train
which took me out of Kansas City in
one car was one man lying dead drunk
behind the door, with his feet stick
ing out across the aisle to be stumbled
over, and three other well dressed men
so drunk and indecently boisterous
tnac tne conductor nau to remove
them and put them under guard. Pro
hibition would be a great blessing to
Kansas City and Missouri, and there
is a growing feeling among her best
citizens that a prohibitory amendment
is the only remedy for the pivvailing
vice of intemperance, so deeply rooted
iu the habits the people.
So a mob has burned the city mar
shal's house, and the deputy marshal
has been dangerously, if not fatally,
beaten Ln a town of Indiana because
they were enforcing the law against
selling rum on Suutlav and after eleven
o'clock at night ou other das. We
will not say we are glad of it, but this
we will say that as it is done we are
glad to publish it, and tliat it ought to
turn out to the furtherance of the
gospel of temperance and suppiesnion
of the liquor traffic. Rum and the. traffic
in it embody rebellion against all law,
human and divine. You can not
smite a hornet's nest and not
expect the hornets to respond. 'Tis
their nature to." But you do not
give up your bedroom to hornets be
cause they have made a nest in your
absence or while you slept. The mob
was but a feeble expression of the
terrible work of rum. Rum's worst
work is done when it disperses the
mob among the familiesof the village,
town or city, when it slowly changes
youth into such demons as make the
mob. Christian Advocate
T went out to see a friend.'
marked Jones to hi3 wife the other
evening as he returned to his seat at
the theatre ; "Indeed. replied Mrs. J
with sarcastic surprise, "I supposed
from the odor of your breath that you
had been out ib see your worst ene
Parson, fsternly.) "How could yon
come to church to be married to a man
in such a state as that?
Bride, (weeping) "It wasu t my
fault, sir, I never can get him to come?
1 when lie is soterJ
On Sunday, one of the boys who had
always been noted for his respectful
demeanor, observed a rummy old citi
zen yawning and gaping on a strett
corner, and said to him, "Better not
open your mouth too wide." "Why?"
was the surprised query. "Because
there's a law against opening a saloon
A procession of men passing through
Main street thin morning, were an
hour and a half passing a given point;
thai given point was a saloon.
In harmony witli the action of ha
President of the United States, I, Al
binus Nance, Governor of the state of
Nebraska, do hereby designate and set
apart Thursday, November 80th, 1S82,
to be observed as a day of thanksgiv
ing and prayer.
With joyful hearts we may review
the tecord of the year, which is Bear
ing its close, and give thanks for its
coin foils and blessings.
We hav cause to be especially
thankful for our happy homes in a
land of civil and religious liberty, and
for the peace and prosperity which the
Tire products of anothei harvest sea
son are being garnered and stored in
lavish abundance, and in every mater
ial sense the people of Nebraska have
been most highly favored.
With willing hands and kiudly acts
let us endeavor to make glad the
hearts of those less fottunwte in sur
rounding themselves with the com
forts of life.
Having these obiects in view I re
quest all good citizens to abstain from
their ordinary labors as far as prac
ticable and unite in tha appropriate
observance of the day above desiataat-
In witness whereof I have hereunto
set my hand and aftlxed the Great Seal
of the state of Nebraska. Done at
Lincoln, this Cth duy of November, in
the year of our Lord One Thousand
Eight Hundred and Eighty-two, of
this State the Sixteenth, and of the In
dependence of the United States the
One Hundred and Seventh.
seal ALBINUS NANCE,
By the Governor.
S. J. Alexander,
Secretary of State.
By E. P. Itoggen, Deputy.
Already there is a row in the demo
cratic camp. Morton claims that he
must be elected to the senate by the
democrats and anti-monops, while the
friends.oCPopuleton sayjie mast stand
back for a North Platte statesman
and wait for the shoes of his friend
VanWyck. Keep your linen intact,
gentlemen. It is possible, afier al
that the popular song of the season is
going to be "Thou art so near and yet
so far," in the presence of a small but
intelligent working majority of
straight republicai.a in the joint con
vention next winter. A democratic
congress does not settle the title to
seats in the state legislature, else you
would have a pretty sure thing of it
doubtless. Then the anti-monops ex
pect to buy out the entire democratic
delegation in case the republicans fall
short of a majority. Crcunse and Ham
Connor also aspire, and there is our
ively friend from Pawnee, who may
bear some close watching. "You are
at the end of your trouble," said a
clergyma l to a newly wedded pair as
he pocke.ed his little fee. "I didn't
say which end," he explained after
wards to the husband when lie came
to demand a retraction from the man
of God, a few days later, with his head
bandaged up and the marks of a lively
rolling pin discernible on his noble
brow. The matrimonial experience of
the democratic and anti-monop states
men will possibly remind us of that
anecdote later. State Journal.
The Rail wayAge slates the constitu
tion during the month of October, in
the United States, agregate 1.0C8 miles
of main track on seventy-one different
lines in thirty States, maing the total
for ten months of the present year 9,
143 miles on 293 lines, in ferty-three
States and Territories, and estimates
the total construction for the year at
between 11,000 and 12,000 miles.which
far exceeds the construction in any
nreviou3 rear. Dakota leads in con-
s'.ruction during the past month with
1 miles. Texas is next with CO.
Thus Eudeth the First Lesson."
These few remarks Irom the Bible
we appropriate without comment:
"For our light affliction, which is
but for a moment, worketh for us
far more exceeding and eternal weight
-YV hile we look not at the things
which are seen, but at the things
which are not seen; for the things
which are seen are. temporal, but
the thing3 w hich are. not seen ere eter
naL" Omaha Republican.
Let the Herald Speak.
Hon. David Butler, ex-governor of
Nebraska, and state senator tlect from
the Third district, is announced as the
for United States senator. It will now
be in order for the Omaha Herald to
begin a republication seriatim, of its
oft-exprcssed opinions of David But
ler. Omaha Republican.
We Felt It.
Plattsmouth felt an earthquake
Bhock on Tuesday morning. Omah
riattsmouth felt it much more per
re- Peptibly, however.Tuesday nigat when
tm election returns began to roll in on
e fallen upon evn times,
the once pious and retentions state of
Massachusetts prefers a Butler to
Bishop. winter Ocean.
of the y
Two Cremations in England.
From the Pill Malt Gazette.1
Mr. WUiarn Utobinson, , Mausbn
house. nezkHlh Vford, Dorset, souls
to the papers an lcount of t ca
rnation of tvo bd'ies n th-i-founty a
few days ago; "On Sunday evenlij
last, the 8th cay of October, the body
of Mrs. Ilanham. wlfo Capt. Ilanhau,,
was .reduced to ' hes by lire at thi8
Ill's I'jr i.iv uii uug
ing evening, tha Oil
ody of Lady Hanj
ate l)r .lames Han-f
place. The folldwi
of October, the body
ham, wife of the late
ham, baronet, of Dunn's court, in this1
county, and mother.of Capt. llanham.
u-na-nlso decomposed by fire. Mrs;
Hanham died in July, lS76 of ca!
Lady llanham in Juno, 1877, in her
ninetieth year. Mrs. Hanham expres
sed to her husband and various friends
her wish that her body should not be
buried but reduced to aslu-s in tins
manner, and Lady Uaujiam desired
that hers should share the same lot
as that of Mrs. Hanham. Capt. Hun
ham, respecting these wishes, deter
mined to carry them out in the face of
all difficulties. These are numerous,
owing to the fact that no public body
exists in this kingdom w hich carries
out cremation, and those who desire
to execute the wishes of their rela
tions in such a case are driven lo seek
aid in foreign countries at an anount
of trouble and expense which muke it
impossible for most. With the view
of avoikiug some of the prelim. nary
difficulties the bodies were iiot biried
but kept in a strongly built mausoleum
of good design in the grounds. The
cremations were carried out h a
simple and inexpensive furnace, Aot
only without any nuisance to Vie
neighborhood, but without, the sIikV
est unpleasantness to those whbvt,
within two feet of the white llauie
which promptly resolved the bodies. to
their harmless elements. Though
dono under many difficulties, not one
of which need occur if the practice
were organized among us, the act was
well and quickly done in each instance,
nothing being left but perfectly cal
cined bonas. The fragments of ttie
larger ones looked like frosted silver,
and they broke at a touch. The
ashes of each body were collected with
great care and placed in a large chinfi
bowl, in which they will remain untp
urns of an approved form are ready, ;
then they will be moved to the mauso
leum .among the trees on the lawn j
Compared with the contents of sucl
Rotnaa-and other urns as I have sen
the ashes are greater.. in amount ai Jd
much more nerfeavVHreserved. Tli
was owing to complete and quick cof
bustion, and to the body being kept
from direct contact with the lire.
Fiforv hart nf fliA hnnv cf rnr-f nni id
.i : n. i... J
anydeCniie form which would makV
them recognizable to any but exp.tfti
In size the remains vary from pieces'
one and a half inches long to ashes
and fino dust. Each body was, since)
decease (five and six years ago iespr.ct-1
i.,oo i i .. u(,,.,r ....in,,'
lltlj J lllblUCU .11 Oil Ull V 1 u. liUUIIl
..... . . ... . .
and tliat in a lead one. ine lead was
1.. .1 1 !.,..... II.. 1. ......
u II 1 j auupLu urunuao mo uuuira n i ic
placed on a stand in the mausoleum,
and to prevent the violation of sani
tary laws. Tbe coffiiif lead and all,
were placed in tne lurnace on lire-
brick and iron plates, which allowed
the flames to play freely up, but pre
vented the ashes from falling into the
urnnce below. Thus the shells had
to be consumed before the bodies.
compelling the use of greater heat an')
longer time than usual, so adding an'
other srreat obstacle. Ttie lead sooi
ran through the furnace into the asl
pits, and Jtha . white flames playe
around the strong elm shell until that
fell at white heat over the body, of
which about one hour afterward only
the ashes remained. Among the few
who witnessed the process in each
case was Dr. Ccmyns Leach, medical
officer of health for the SturminSter
Wheat Going to Minneapolis.
Considerable consternation prevails
in the Southwestern Railway associa
tion on account of the large wheat
traffic which is being diverted from the
pool to Minneapolis. Instead.. of the
wheat from Kansas
to Chicago for mirket
It 13 goins iu very imge quaiuiiieys is
Minneapolis, via the Chicago, St. Ptaul.
Minneapolis and Oman roaa, wnre
it is turnod 3hto flour and sent ea t
way of one of three lines out of
neapolis. Heretofore the eno
wheat product of Dakota and Minn
ta hai been more than sufficient. tr
supply the mills at Minneapolis, ltt
stated, however, that one of the rea
sons for the change in the wheat tiaf-
fic.is that the Dakota crop Las not yet
been put on the market, being held for '
higher prices, w hile the wheat crep of
the southwest has teen freely market
ed. It is not just plain how ttie south
western roads are lo regain their wan-J
ing prestige in the wheat-earring trade.
The unequaled water-power and mill
ing advantages of Minneapolis are, at
the bottom of the change. The dis
tance from the southwest via Minnea
polis to the seaboard fl e:i'h Tpater
than via Chicago, but it is s
this is entirely counterbalan
fact that the wheat goes
concentrated form. Whe
wheat traffic will resume its
nels as soon as the Dakot'
thrown on the market is a m
considerable interest to the s
ern roads. In the taeantim
improbable thafsome acti
taken to secure the immedi
of the traffic. Chicago Ti
The four democrats elf
gress from Iowa will be
the House of Repres'
the strangeness of tL
will be realized hyr
Xhe fiver Hows wit UjUlvV
II' Unit the red emll Iiorn
V.e dull-eyed aparnw dV'H
InenmihK the world l.eh.fied lil
. J..k lo hinia'Auiid I I
Lean blaek-blrds dK tor erub.t
' Ttio water-lien stnes wildly f
Jlalf-eraed that no a mini
Within Iterw.inti'il'iool. f
oh dark tin
iik In., -...i...
Ami .:i !; ,
"can urges up.
oeii their cory,
paragraphs going lhe
prices, Inconsequence c
of the crop, aro bound.
Ho calls the attention ot
tojthe fact the old crop of
tirely consumed ; an occu
has not taken place since t
abl6 grasshopper raid. Th
correspondent, is a f
lqiked by the. feeders"
Uifir purchases this fa
qwence is. the supply of t
big in this btate is r
than last year, and t
started in on tha in
never before done ii
boo by this and hyv
middle states are
crop and without tW
of old corn to su JLJy 1
the present ciop
suuipd long btfoil
duced. Nebraska i
the neighborhood j
uaiiy, anu toaeiiien
in Iowa, Illinois
reasen w hy corn she
good price. We are
pious of low"
this year when
It would bo a sti"
it did not; but th
will not make up
by corn not growjnjS
As the steamer Kinui;
coming up the river, the
gers and crew were starth
gular whistling sound in tl
the boat. No one could uci
the noise, and the more they
more unaccountable it seeuu
Postal vent to the. electrical 4v
and turned on the light. It v;L
that the noit-o proceeded frc.ni an
Llt:u j t vui 4i
Id ducks on)
u t blind ;0
merable colony of wil
way southward. The
startled the fowls, and iu
wds ttiey begair -Hying
For twiy rninuUV
ft 6f ducks.
flora will Id hit heavily
glass around the light and i-a,
deck stunned. Others ffcU 1
faces oi men a.iu c.c
with sticks. In an, se-r i
were secured. Thirl; - -; '
In different prls of the
mnrniriL' : otliers were fOUUfi
, -, 1 m toiilil
worn tn.isllv ill lilt WtttaV
- .. . j
boat ran into tint immens
when the electric, l'fcbt wai1
them they seemed Tojo
fear. The men on the Elliot.
never on the river has then1
manv ducks and ireese as at
Every slouch arm creek on tv
.between here and Cairc..ti.jl
iiUiidr-uVutfft noailng on it thi.
ing. A great many of the ducks kT
fell back into th water and were l '
EX- .. : i
The Southern Pacific's JlMou.
It is announced that the Sjutht
Pacific will have a '.hn-utii
New Orleans bv trie opening of I
rp:ir. Railway building has i
laid over the level prairie with g"
sneed. This southern ioute IroHui
thexjontinent. It wiJl 'r "1
.,1. ...ill. n-jCBPIil.pr.S. W''f 'i.-.
u i a I ni.ii --o
monotony -of the see.
end dust during thegri
year. Bulit offeis urn;
for the rapid sliij-w
aside from the oceas-'
Ilia o.-c-t fceHKon. tl'
delav. The compM,
wheat at rt!uds;
and then tslii
i . - r
.1 WOI1U iiuui't
the entire co
I be put J"'"l
more t l