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CONSOLIDATION OF THE NEBRASKA HERALD AND PLATTSMOUTH ENTERPRISE.
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1882.
VOLUME XVIII. IN
WJ 31vL OIRECTOHY.
C. II. VAN WYCK.U. H. Kenalor, Neb. City.
ALV1N SACNIlKKS, IT. H. Seiiator.O.llftha.
K.K. VALENTINE, Representat e. West Point.
ALIUNl -s N .CK. Governor, l.lni'oln.
. .1. A I.KTA N DKIt, Secretary of Sluto.
JOHN VVAI l.li'M.S. Auditor. I .i K-i.l ii.
G. Si. UAIM I KIT. Trejisnrer. Lincoln.
XV. W. ,loN KS. Sum. Public I nMruel loo.
A. . KKNIH 1. 1., I, an. I Chimliiier.
'..I. 1)1 l.Vlt I'll. Attorney Gcilcr.il.
ICKV. ('. ('. i(A lilCIH. Chaplain of Penitentiary.
It. II. P. M A t llll'.WSON.
Kupt. U..iimJ rr
Suprtmt Court. "
5. V.VXWI- I.!., Chief Justice, Fremont.
;)'. I'.. I. A I. K. Omaha,
AM ASA CO till, Lincoln.
An'uli Judicial TJittricf
S. It. POl'M, .Indite. Lincoln.
J. '. WATMIN, Pinsecuttuir-Art'y, Neb. City.
W. C. hHOV.l.l Kit. Clt-tk Dlslilet Court.
JOSl'l'II V. WKCKIIACH. Mayor.
v I LI. I A M II. CIMUMI, Treasuier.
.1 l. SIMPSON, ciiv l. ik.
WILLI-TT lolTKNGKK. Police Ju.lue.
M A. IIAltl'IGAN. t'liv Attorney.
gi;higk i-uisa i. i hu-f t Fo.i.-e.
I. It ttoFII I.KK ovi-Mwr of trials.
K. F. WHITK, Chief of Hrell.pl.
JOSEPH II if ALL. Chn Hoard of Health.
- - (OUNClLMaN.
1st. Ward 3. M. S hue bachor. Win. Tlerold.
ml ward .lorry ILirtin in. .1. M Paltsrsou.
sr.t W nr.1 Alva Drew, M li. Murphy.
Itu Ward -C. 3. Dawson. F. I. Lcuuhoff.
JESSIE It. STRODE. .1 YV. HARSF.S.
V. V.'I.KOS KD, Win. Wl NIK KSTEEN.
r D G It V. V S K L. ISAAC W I LKS.
fbstmaiter.KiO. W. MAltSHALU
W. II. N K W I'.LL, c u in v l'rt .imirer.
J W. JENN I MiS. Coiin'ty Cli rk.
A. A. LA VK.lt TV. County J mine.
. W. II Y KUS. Klicrlll.
CYltL'S ALMIN.Siiii tof I'ut). Instruction.
w. KAtKHf.i.K, l ounty hurveyor.
I'. ti.VSH Coriilifl'.
f! Wll. I'lnllsiiiiimh Trfolimt.
KS CKAVFUtl Smilh Itcud l'rtrlnet.
L IUC1IAUDSON. Mt. l'leiwant I'rccmct.
rtles linvlng biisliifs with the County
:inlUni rs. will find tliain iu session the
t Monday and Tuemlay of each mouth.
HOAItll OK TRAIIK.
V. M. I. ACCIII.IN. 1'resld.Mir.
ASK I- Vltlil l' 1 II. J. V. WKCK1JACH.
V !:- l'irilcnt!.
II HTliiMiK. Ni'.-u-tary.
Kl. liOKIil.i;. Trcasuror.
f(:i'Kuliir iii.'Otliii.'t of lli( Koard at the Court
nse.tho tli -it Tuesday evenhiKof each month.
flattsMtotitli C'laurcli ec.orj .
IttESBYTEKIAX. Main Strcot.Hev. J.T. Baird
IMKtor. Murninic scrviocii, 11 a. in., evening, H
D. m.. Sunday School at "J a. in., llios. I'ollocK,
DLST El'lSCOP L. Sixth Street. Rc
ittmpanlor. Muriiliiu service, 11 a m.
s ii. tr -,in Lit Si'lin.il at :M l. m
hiUKtou Sin. Hi, Superintendent
COPAli. (St. Ijko Corner of Vlue and
treets.Kev.il. 11. Barnoss, rector. Morn
iervioe!i at 11, eveniuK ':.) Sunday School
p in , Walter White. Supt.
'OLIC Oak itrcet, between 15th and 6th,
p. Lynoll, pastor. .Morninc ervices at 8:30
v il):30, eveniuti, 7 .-00. Sunduy twhool, 2:30 p m.
t "fAV.-Corner 8th and lm itreetn, Kev.-
t l Cruvvher, pallor, uiorniuu servtcea 1 1 A.
avcuiniC ervii-ef. M. Minday aohool
H5a m J. B. Strode, Supt.
U1VAL AX1 DKIMItrrKK
FliiTTHHOi ril MAII.M.
i 9.U0 a. m.
I 3.00 p. m.
w.no a. in.
6.55 p. m.
j.u0 a. ui
) 8.25 a. in.
A. '25 p. 111.
tt.oo a. in
l.oo p. UI
T do d. n.
.. W a m. I
p. in. f
4.0U p. ni.
ll.oo a ru.
Uee. 17, ishi.
KATI'.! CUAIKMKU 1'OK
O.i order not exceeding Sis - -Over
?15 and not exceeding Situ - -..
fcjo " to -
til) ' " -
- 2o centi-
- 25 ceuts
A single' Monev Order may Include any
.mount frwni one cent to tlfiy dollar, but
must not contain a fractional part of a ceut.
BATES FOB POSTAGE.
1st class matter tlettei 3 cents per 4 ounce.
J,. ( l-iil.ll.-her r-jtfc.) 2 per ID
.. i I Vuir.li,lllir nml
hooks couie uuier this class) 1 cent per
..n h j ounces.
icla 'vmercliaudise) 1 cent per ounce.
J. W. MAHUHALL. r. IVI.
B. & M. R. R. Time Table.
. Taking Effect July, 2 1881.
FOli OMAHA FlToM PLATTSMOUTn.
leaves 3 : a. m. Arrives 6 :00 a. m.
4 :2J p. in. " 5 :45 p. in.
8 :25 a. in. " 9 a. m.
K. C. AND ST. JOK.
6:3.a. in. " 9:31 a.m.
-.6: lop. in. " 9:51.. in.
FROM OMAHA FOR FLaTTSMOUTH.
.eaves 8 :15 a. m. Arrives s :35 a. in.
" T ,-00 p. m. :iup. in.
:33 p. in. " 1 :33 p. UK
K. I'. AND ST, JOK.
' 9 ;25a 111. " 9 :- "'
' 7 :15 1. in " :-W !' .
FOR THE WEST.
t pi.,t,iitiiti o n tit Arrives Lin
eolu. 11 :45 a. in. : Hastings 4 :30 p. in. ; Mccook
10 M p. n. ! Henver :'-"0 a. in.
Leaves 6 :55 p. in : arrivee Lincoln S :30 p. ro.
r - t n .i a mi-., I .i.icoln 4 :10l)lll
iirnir.i nn i.'i .
Leaves at 8 :I0 p. in. ; Arrives at Lincoln i :C0
p. m. : Hastings 5 :30 a. m.
i u, o ...it n irrlvAh At Lincoln 6 :3(
p. 111. ; Hastings 2 :3D a! iu. : McCook 4 :50 a. 111 ;
Denver 1 o p. 111.
FROM. THE WEST.
Y lUnnnr t -ti ,t m ' ArriVCS Ht MC
nn.L- j. --uia. 111. H:im'i:i-'s 10 -:M a. m. : Lincoln
11 ... 1,,1M1 ll A 'OO 11 111.
leaves Lincoln 7 a, iu ; arrive IlaHinoutls
s a. 111.
Leaves Liaeoln at U :4 a. m ; Ar.ives 5 :3r.M
Leaves Hastings 7 : i. m. : Ariivea LluColn
9 ;m p. 111. : ruut.sH.ouiH z :; a. m.
1 iiraver 6 :si a. 111. ; Arrives McCook
S -.26 a.m. : Hastings s :JO p. in. ; Lmci)ino;ua,
m. ; Flattsiuoutli li :50 a. m.
Faisenger trains leave Plattsmouth at 7 00 a.
in.. eo a. m.. Slop and arrive at Pacihc
Junction ali u a. uj m - r
w ' AVr4 1 .IOK.
1 :.v at a :?o k. m. and 8 -.55 p. m. : Arrive at
Facitic Junction at 9 :35 a. m. and s :15 p. 111.
vi'nf THE FAST.
rassenc;r trains leave Pacific Junction at 13
a. m..6 :M n. in.. 10 a. in. and arrive at Platts-
moutli at 8 40 a. III.. 6 -m) p. in. and 10 30 a. in.
Ieave Paeiflc Junction at 6 :l0 a. 111. and 5 :0
p. 111. ; Arrive :xj a. ui aim a !- "-
J. F. BAUMEISTER
Furnishes Fresh. Pure Milk
nci liritl-ll DULY.
Special call attended to, and Fresh Milk
from iimteiw furnUhed when wantea. 4iv
Lewis C. Erven,
"Watcliss and Jewelry.
f AN P PRO M TTLY DONK.
TIOX (it AUASTEED
ITTSMOfTH. XKB -
o Sage Brothxbs.
IR. A. MALISIll-RY,
IITlce over Smith, Black tk Co1. Driitf Htore.
Flint cliM dentlMtry at learonuhle prlcua, Wly
. i w. 'M-ttkkT "
DBKT IS T .
I'lat tamout Ii. XrbraAka.
(I (lice on Main Ktroel over Solomon A Na
.lian' Store. any -.
IHt. II. UK A OK,
riiYsicivN nn.i si i:;i:on, oiiico iu Kit.-
Keruld Block, uhlcli will he eu day or nlt'lil.
C. It. I.IVI(.I. ,M.
I'll YliK'IAN & HI'ltllKU.N.
OFFIC'K MoCltS, from 10 a. in., to t p. in.
F.xaminii.u Suitteuii for U. S. l'eiiion.
lilt. i:. K. KKYXOLIM,
I'HYSICIAN AND Sl IKiKOX. Call prompt
ly attended to. day or nllit. Kock lilulti, Ne
H.1IITI1 A MTICOIti:.
ATTOKXEYS AT LAW, Will practice lu all
Court In the .State.
M. A. H A HTIUASI,
ATTOUNKY AN1 SOLK.ITOK. Will prac
tice In the Siatteand Federal Courts. lCcuiilciice
ilTly IXAIIHMOUTH, Nmi.
J AH. N. M ATIIKWH
ATTOUNKV AT LAW.
Olllce over Raker A Atwmid'H store, muth side
of Main between Mil und titll streets. 2ltf
WllL . WINE,
COLLECTIONS A .fJ'A'CItfZri.
ATTOUNKY AT LAW. Keal Kstatp. Flio In
iirauce and Collect Ion AKcncy. Ollicc Cnlon
bliH'k. l'iattsinuuth, Neluaska. L'Jnia
u. ii. vhi:i :i.i:k v co.
LAW OFFICK, Keal Fjitate, Fire and Life In
surance Aneuts, I'lattsuiouth, Nebraska. Col
lectors, tax -payer. Have a complete abstract
of titles. Buy and tell real eetatb, negotiate
plana, &c. 15yl
JA3IKS K. MUUIUMUN,
ATTOKXEYAT LAW. Will practice in Cass
and adjoining Counties ; gives special attention
to collections and abstracts of title. Olllce In
Fitgerald Block, l'lallamouth, Nebraska.
t'HAl'JI.W A BKKMOS.
A TTORNKY.S AT LAW and SOLICITORS IN
'. CUAXCERY. Uflioe in Fitigerald's block.
?rclicea in the United States Circuit Dd District
Courts and in the Supreme; Court at the State giv
tn apocial attention.
!. H. MILLKIt,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Call be faiiud by calling lit his olllce. South side
of Maiu Slrcet, between Sixth and Seventh.
v ill uoiillnu himself more especially to town
KOIII'.UT It. WIltlI VM,
ATTOUNKV AT LAW.
Ofllce over Carruth's Jewelry Store.
Plattsiuouili. .... Nebraska.
M. A. HARTICAN,
Ia a w y E It .
FiTZURit w.n's Block. Plattsmouth Neb
Prompt and careful attention to a eeneral
A. N. SULLIVAN.
E. U. WOOLEY
SULLIVAN & WQOLEY,
Attorneys and Counselors-
OFFICE In the Huron Dloek, front rooms.
second story, sout'a- Prompt attention Riven to
all business . maro
Fleming ii, Itace,
Dry Goods and General McTcliaudisc,
Groceries ami Crockery.
ltearilsly &. Davis,
Lumber, Lath, Doors, Blinds and Win
dows, dimension timbors in all sizes.
II. A. Uibsuii,
Attorney-at-Law, Keal Estate Collec
tions and Money to Loan.
Dr. vr. I. iiljboii,
I'hysician and Surgeon. Calls prompt
Ycoiuaus & Woodard,
Livery, Sale and Peed Stable, rigs of
cviry description, at all times.
Dealers in Geueral Mercliandise, Mer
chant Tailoring, Boots and Shoes.
Mo. Pacific Hotel,
P. L. Thorpe, Propr., central location.
Boarders taken by the day or week.
CITY of PLATTSMOUTH
.Valuable outlots f or residence pur
poses. Sage's addition lies south-west of
the city, and all lota are very easy of
access, and high and sightly.
For particulars call on
E. SAGE, Prop'r.
SAGE'S HARDWARE STORE.
INSTRUCTION GIVEN IN
R. S. BAILKY'S
New MiitloB System,
By which any one iu a short timewii! un
derstand it. and cuts to perfection ladies
A Model given with instructions.
MRS. PAULINE KESSLER.
On Main St, one door eat of Gorder's.-up stairs
THREE GIRL3 To tenSl:
riattumouts. Neb., Oct. 12. 1882. 30ml.
om Meal & Feed
and for sale at lowest cask
it prks paid lor v neat ana
ttention sjiveo custom work.
This beauliriil tlircc htory brick Mm. lure, on
lower Maid street, has Just been finished and
fitted up for the accoiniuodalinu ol
Tit A NSIKNT CUSTOM KItS.
EVERY THING NEW AND CLEAN
A Good Bar lo ""'Ti'L' ,?iU
ERED GOOS, Propr.
LAFK O'NEIL, Prop'r.
Beef Mntlon Pork Veal CMccus. &c;
Constantly on hand.
Also, all kinds of UAMK in season, and ev
erytliing kept in a
riiiST-ci.tss an: at stior?
At lowuBt possible rates.
North Side Main St., let. 4th a?ul 5th,
62ly PLATTSMOUTH. NEBJ
FURNISLT ING GOODS'
QRQCERIES OF ALL KINDS
Large stock ol
BOOTS and SHOES
CLOSED OUT AT COST.
and In fact everything youcnn callforin
the lino of
CASH PAID FOU HIDES AND FlTKS.
All kinds of country mod .ice taker n ex
change for goods.
Tiik Most Scoorssfuc Remedy ever dis
covered us it is certain I'W 'ts effects and does
not blinier ; Alto excelh- for human flesh.
KEAll PitOOF BEIAIW. . . '
FROM COL.- L. 7. FOSTER
Youngstown. Oh. j. May 10th, isso.
B. J. Kendall & Co., Gents :-I had a very val
uable 1 ambletoiiiau colt which I prized very
highly, lie had a large bone fpavin 111 one joint
and a small one mi the other. .which matle
him very limie ; 1 had him under the charge ol
two veterinary suigeons who failed to cure
him. I was one day reading the advertisement
o Kendall s Spavin Cure in the Chicago Ex
press, I deteaniiued at once to try it, and our
dmgtiists here cent for it, they ordered three
bottles, I took them all and thought 1 would
give it a thorough trial, I u.sedjit according todi
rectio.is and t lie fourth day the colt ceased to
be lame, aud the lumi had disappeared. I
used but one bottle and the colts limbs are as
free from lumps and as tiuooth as any horse in
the state. He is entirely cured. The cure was
o remarkable that I let two ot my neighbors
have the remaining tw o bottles who are now
L. T. FOSTER.
Kendall's Spavin Cure
ON HUMAN FLESH.
Patten's Mills. N. Y.. Feb. 21. 1878.
B. J. Kendall & Co.. Gents : The particu
lar ease on which I used your Kendall's Spavin
Cure was a malignant ankle sprain of sixteen
mouths standing. I had tried many things, but
in vain. Your Spavin Cure put the foot to the
ground again, and for the first time since hurt,
ia a natural position. For a family liniment it
excells anything we ever used.
REV. M. P. BELL,
Pastor of 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 umiualified
success, to our knowledge, for beast as w ell as
Price $1, per bottle, or six bottles for $5. All
Druggists have it or can get it for you. or it
will be sent to any address on receipt of price
by the proprietors. DK. B. J. KEN DALL & CO.
Enoshurg Falls. Vt. 3-ly
SOLD I1Y ALL DRICGIS1S
Is the Old Fnvonie an!
Omaha, Kansas City, Atchison and St. Joseph,
if o n
detroit, niagara falls,
New York, Boston!
And All Poinis EAST and SOUTHEAST.
THE LINE COM PIUSES
vhiw a nnft miip. Cisri 3-i?iotli Srcol Track. All
co'iiiipcrions arc mule in TNION lltfoTS. It has
a Natmnal U'-putiiiion a iM-iim 'I'HK GI.fc.Ar
'rni;.ii :iH"AR I INK. mid l muverssllv conceded
t.. b..- TIIK Fl.NP.-T Kyi"ll'Plii Kuiiniad in Uie
AVorM tr all cias-s ot lravi-1.
Try iu and you wiil Cud trave"init a luxury Instead
of a disoioif'.ri.
Thromrh Tickets via this CeU bruted Line for sale
nt nil iiIUM, In llii, T .
All lnformatl.a aCHHit Pates of Vare. Sleepin Car
Accommodations, Tune lab.'es, ac. will oe cneer-
luliy saves by applyius to
T. J. POTTER. PEBCEV AT. "LOWELL,
U Vice rm 1 k 6a"l Mtaagii. m I riamrsr Acu.
- Chlcajo, IDs. CWcaflo, IU.
Dr. Black's Rteumatic Cure is an
internal remedy and is pronounced by
hundreds who have used it to contain
more true medical virtue than anj
other kind thrown upon the market in
the shape of oils and liniments. It ia
:arrantd. Smith. Black & Co.. pro
prietors. Sold by P. S. Barnes and A.
D. Marshall, Weeping Water, Neb..8tf
asA rt 11 wn smnc 'i
2:05 y2" -a ,
We lasive t ficm in all rade9
Exawafiisii tLlseiss9 ion tlavy will
bejia close liiiBeciSis.
Ifce'avy OalEaelBllia "SJlsf
Mcavy Cliifiacltilla- HJ latea'cf tej
OVERCOATS at $2.00
OVERCOATS at $2.00
OVERCOATS at $2.00
OVERCOATS at $2.00
OVERCOATS at $2.00
Opera House Giofhing Store,
John FitzgerAlD, A. W. MoLauuhlix ,
OF PLATTSMOUTH. NEBRASKA,
Offers the very best facilities for the prompt
transaction of legitimate
Stocks, Bouds. Gold, Government and Local
Securities nought and Sola, Deposits receiv
ed aud interest allowed on time Certifi
cates, Drafts drawn, available in any
part of the Vnited States and all
tin' principal towns of
Collections made & promptly remitted.
Highest market prices paid for County War
rants, State ai.d County Bonds.
John Fitznerald . A. E. Touzalin.
John R. t.'lartt. R. V. Gushing.
Geo. E. Dovev, F. E. White.
A. W. McLaughlin.
Bank 't Cass County
Cotner Main and Sixth Streets.
JOHN BLACK. President, t
I J. M. PATTERSON, Cashier.
Transacts a General Banlins Easiness.
HIGHEST CASH PRICE
Paid Jor County and City Warrants.
COLLF.CTIOXHI 31 AIK
and promptly remitted for.
John Black, J. M.Patterson. C. H.rarniele,
F. R. Guthmann. J. Morrissey. A. B.
Smith. Fred Gorder. 511y
WEEPING WATER, - NEB.
E. L. REED, President.
B. A. GIBSON, Vice-President.
R. S. WILKINSON, Cashier.
A General Basiiii Ensiisss Transactel
Eeceived. and Interest allowed on Time Certi
Drawn available In any part of the United
States aud all the principal cities of Europe.
Agenit for the celebrated
Mm, Lie of Steamers.
Vorsteai and all
NEW OPERA H0USK.
CONTRACTOR FOR BRICKWORK.
DAVID O'BRIEN V
Will contract for Brick Work. Stone PlaFtering
Chimneys and Cisterns a Specialty.
For orders call at house on Washington Ave.
Between 7ih and Eighth St's,
Or address P. O. Box 540, - Plattsmouth. Neb
BATES & KCEIIXKE,
CONTRACTORS f BUILDERS,
Shop on 7th St., 'letween Mail, and Pearl.
All kinds of Building and Repairing
The Grand Central Hotel
AT SOUTH BEND. NEB..
House newly fitted up. Everything new and
neat. Meals and Lodging at Reasona
ble rates Call ami Injg.
S J5 'V fc,
SOUTH HILL GROCERY
- ' ' -- . -.
W. It. RTEK,
You can alwavs find a'fiH wnpply of choice
Groceries and always the jet
BUTTER AND EGGS and
To the fanners of Cass county, I shall visit
and pay the highest prices going for your
BUTTER,' EQQS AND PRODUCE.
W. R. CARTER.
FUtttmoutb. Neb. Oct. 5th. 1822. 2tf.
Under the auspices of the I'lattsuiouth
W. C. T. V.
CONIIUCTKD UY MM. J. . WlsIC -
To whom all communications for this depart
ment aliouid be addressed.
In conncctieii with our tempera. ico
work, I think we should any ;i word
in condemnation of the excessive usu
of tobacco. I have heard men say
tint with tliein siMok'ng was a neces-
sitj, a cure jne.scribi'd hy their physic
ians for dyspepsia. This may l so;
in people of sluggish temperament
and slow habit of thought, perhaps the
moderate use of tobacco may not be
injurious, but as far as my observa
tion eoes. an excessive smoker is never
a successful business man, the most
alert and prosperous man of business
is one whose faculties are not obscured
by tlie use of liquor, or dulled Ly the
narcotio influence of tobacco.
The habit o cigarette-smoking is
becoming almost universal among our
boys; it is not uncommon to see little
fellows not over seven or eight years
old, pulling away on our streets at the
nasty stuIT in the p:is i ons paper.
The man who sells cigarettes to
these little chaps must be hard up for
business, it is as bad as selling them
slow poison, for it is a vile compound
which Will sap their strength ai d
make them old before I heir time.
This warning against the already
widely extended and increasing
habit of cigarette smoking among
boys and young men, should be herald
ed far and wide, and made a3 impres
sive as possible. It seems not unlike
ly that the great evil of tobaccc
poisoning may, at no distant day, be
come so threatening to the health and
efficiency of the boys and young men
as to require in 1 his country ,as already
iu Germany, government interposition
to check its progress.
"SOOTIIIXO iYItCP" FOR WEAK IIVS
( . BANDS.
Cf all the poor excuses for using to
bacfo, the most shameless is that of
the man who says that he left it oil
once or twice, but Irs wife urged him
to t tke it up again, becaufe it made
him "so nervous" to be without it, and
the wife's added comment is. that her
husband was "really so ill-natured
without his tobacco tha: there was no
iiviug iu the house with hiin." It is
bad enough for a poor working woman
to be compelled to fe-ive "soothing
syrup" to her crying baby, so that she
can have a quiet time at, her wass.ing
or sewiu.ij; Lt wlu i. ,i,.a io
beyond all hope of decency, unless his
ill-nature is kept within bounds by
his being half stupi.'ied by the fumes
of tobacco, w hy well, that tobacco
fills its place a great deal better than
that husband does hi?.
ATJ1LETF.S, ALCOHOL, AND TOBACCO
The Glasgow (Scotland) Mail quotes
a Birmingham gentleman as having
been at considerable trouble in col
lecting the testimony of athletes with
respect ;o the use of alcohol and to
bacco. It is stated that the majority
of the Queen's priz. winners at Wim
bledon, most of the leading oarsmen,
including Trickett and Ilanlan, and
the distinguished American marks
men, Mr. Partello and Dr. Carver,
"consider the less stimulants and nar
cotics a human being indulges in the
better for his physical health." Of
Mr. Partello, "who lately made 224
points out of a possible 223 at long
r.ieges, it is said that he has always
been a total abstainer, and that lie has
now given up tobacco as well. Ser
geant Okey, champion marksman of
New Zealand, attributes his success to
his having been a teetotaler all his
life, and to his being a nou-smoker. If
for these exceptional achievements of
athletes and others, abstinence from
alcohol aud tobacco is found to be
essential, it is quite reasonable to con
clude that both are not only unneces
sary, but injurious for other people.
There is a noticeable and most grati
fying teudency on the part of the
me.lic.ii profession in Great liiitiun in
the din ctiou of 1 he disuse ot alcohol.
A very significant utterance, indicat
itiH this liiiils expression in ihr Lon
!!! Lancet, a leading and influential
Uic.iical journal, which, iu a review of
tl.tjrar 180, says: "Alcohol, as a
general therapeutic agent, is being sul
jeelfril '. 'ei w iiv ie to most suspicious
treatment by physicians and by bo irds
of guardians alike. It lias still fri nds
w ho think it indispensable either to
preserve health or to cure disease; but
the wisest physicians show themselves
chary either of taking or recommend
ing much of it. We commend this
noteworthy declaration by the Lancet,
the leading medical journal of Great
Britain, to the thoughtful considera
tion of American physicians, who are,
as a class, quite behind their English
brethren in their treatment of the im
portant alcoholquestion, both in the
way of public instruction concerning
the use of alcoholic beverages and in
The butter-dealers of Chicago, it
appears from the Times of that city,
have no scruples against signing a
pledge. Large numbers have signed
the following: That we "do hereby
solemnly pledge ourselves to do all in
our power to discountenance and pro
hibit, by all legal means, the manu
facture and sale of adulterated but
ter"; and, fui tliernifcie, that they will
not " manufacture, buy, sell, or cause
to be manufactured, bought, or sold,
or offered for sale," any adulterated
butter under the name of "oleomar
garine or any othc-r name. And yet,
so far as we know, these Chicago butter-dealers,
who thus solemnly take a
"pledge," are "manly" men. Would
they be any less "manly" if they
should apply the same principle and
method to the traffic in poisonous, and
therefore injurious, alcoholic beverages.
The Siiewsful Fight of Jllaino In HU
Correspondence of tho Philadelphia Press.
Eearly this year, and before much
had been done in politics, the friends
of James 0. Blaine were looking over
the state to find some spot whre a
distinctive contest in his behalf could
be made, as a test of his strength with
tho masses. They finally selected the
Thirty-second senatorial district, com
posed of the counties of Adams and
Cumberland: It was democratic hy
2,000 majority, and it wuld seem,
therefore, that it was rather n singular
place to make a test case ot this kind.
There was, however, a reason which
far outweighed the circumstance of a
democratic majority. This section
was the home of the ancestors of Mr.
Blaine, und traditions concerning both
himself und them. The greater rea
son was, however, that iu this place,
the meti onolis of this senatorial dis
trict, there li ves a man who Is one of
his most powerful friends and ardent
admirers. His candidacy alone would
be significant aud stand as a great deal
for Mr. Blaine in making such an
isMie. Therefore, this district was
chosen to make a test of Mr. Blaine's
strength with the people, and his
earnest friend, James W. Bosler, was
asked to become the senatorial candi
date for the purpose named. As for
himself, his quiet habits mako the
hurly burly of politics distasteful to
him, and his large business interests
naturally stood in tho way of his en
tering public life. But his peculiar
relations to the Plumed Knight made
him an all important factor in the
test case the friends of Mr. Blaine
desired to make before the people of
this state at this election. The sena
torship, as it appears from close ob
servation, was a secondary considera
tion with both him and his friends
from the day the campaign opened
until it closed. He made little or no
canvass, but tho people drifted to his
support upon the direct issue of Blaine
vs. Anli-Blaine, and brought about
this surprising result.
FOU Oil AGAINST BLAINE.
Early in the contest the democrats
were not slow to observe this signifi
cant feature of the campaign iu this
district, and at once turned their best
energies to keep the members of their
party in the tiaces. Through such
astute leaders as Wallace, Randall and
Hersel, the district was Hooded with
personal letters to democrats urging
them lo stand by Wagner, the demo
cratic candidate. They assured them
of the evil effects of electing Mr.
Bosler from such a strong democratic
district, iudjMi.iasi7.ed the f-ift. h-.t
such a victory w'ouu , valuable tv
Mr. Blaine. The issue for and against
the matchless liader was thus accepted
by the democratic managers. - Mr.
Blaine at once announced his personal
interest in the result of the struggle his
friends were making by writing tlfe
Augusta, Me.. October 24, JS.Si.
James W. Bosler, Eiq : .j
Dear Sin : If I were able lo take
the bluiiip, it would give me the
greatest pleasure to come lo your dis
trict and urge your election as sena
tor. In addition to your eminent fitness
for the position, I am sure every
friend of mine, in Cumberland and
Adams w ill be ready togiye you cordial
and cheerful support in recognition
of the zeal and fidelity with which,
in past political contests, you have al
ways maintained my interests. But
I can only send my good wishes, and
await your election with confidence.
James G. Blaine.
The appearance of this letter in the
public prints left no room for doubt
as to the peculiar character of the
canvass in this district, and of Mr.
Blaine's interest in the result. From
this date the fight began in earnest
and was carried to the end as a direct
appeal to his hold upon Pennsylvan
ians. The answer is more remarkable
than the appeal.as it shows the tem
per of the masses toward him. A
senatorial district democratic by 2.000
majority has been revolutionized and
Mr. Rosier elected upon the unequivo
cal issue above announced elected,
too. in thi.i avalanche of democratic
victory. The peculiarity and im
portance of the contest as it was be
ing made, provoked strong opposition
within as well as without the republi
can party, and the efforts of Wayne
McVeagh and Mr. James, the two
cabinet officers during General Gar
field's administration, vere charged
hosiilitv to Mr. Blaine, were invoked
and given to defeat Mr. Bo Ier. Yet
with this pressure inside the party
and the democratic -efforts without,
he secured a most remarkable triumph
It would stem that with democrats
and republicans alike united, not only
to attest their respect and confidence
for him, but to make manifest the
fact that Mr. Blaine was powerful in
the state of his birth when the people
get an opportunity to speak directly
for him. Naturally, the covert as
saults of these two ex -cabinet officers
of the martyred president, inspired
small men at hom to personal attacks
upon the candidate, and gave the local
democratic papers ammunition with
which they sought to play upon and
arouse the prejudice of their voter3.
We notice a very commendable fea
ture in the work of J. I. .Strong, su
perintendent of schools in Colfax
county. Withaut giving names of
teachers or the districts visited, he
calls attention to defect and virtues,
in a veiy practical and pointed man
ner. "We notice that onepnf the schools
recently visited by him fvas supplied
ith washdish, towel aai glass, a sug
gestion that would be W.-H to make
nni versa!. If all sof erintendenta
were as Mr. Strong, andVjj much in
terested in the disvfrge of tjheir
official duties. NebiJc.'ka's scliYi.s
would take higher ran
The last edition of tha Nebraska
City News wus theSsth birthday num
ber, and among the good things it con
tained we append the following char
acteristic letter from our friend l'ear
mitn, written to Thomas Morton, the
publisher of the News:
EVF.IUJllEKN, Nov. 14, 183.
Thoa. Motion, En.., Puhlishcr Nebraska City
My Old I'ionf.lii I'm end : .lust
twenty-eight years ago to-day your
paper The Nebraska City News
was born in the second story of the
old block house near the crossing of
Fifth and Main streets; and some of
U9 who wero present on that occasion
rejoice with you and Tho News on
this, its 28th birthday.
This being the first newspaper birth
in the then territory of Nebraska, it
was celebrated by a dozen or nn
wise men of the ' east, .who follov
the star of empiro west, ;us well
few greenhorns, like the subscriber,
from tho south who had never seen a
printing ofiice befcro the News made
its appearance. The speeches made
on that occasion were many und
varied, just as the are to-day on
similar occasions, however, all agree
ing that a great city would bo erected
soon, and a country unsurpassed lu
point of fertility fully developed In
fore another decade. In his response
to the press, 8. V. Nuckolls, among
o'.her things, said, "the press is the
civili.er and educator of the people,
and with the aid of tho Nebraska City
News the first paper in the territory,
we shall see a large commercial center
built up here, and the vast plains west
of us occupied by industrious fanners,
who will make the laud blossom as
the rose." Many of us who were
present and heard w hat Mr. NuckolU
said, have lived to see that all li
dieted, and more, have been
realized, and we rejoice to 1.
the Nebraska City
a birthday present. Just what that
present is to be, is a little difficult to
determine Kt this time. If it be a
fine span of horses and carriage, they
will eventually pass away and tho
donor be forgotten. If a five hundred
dollar gold watch and chain, posterity
might fight and quarrel over it after
youtre dead and gone, and I should
hale to b-the cau.se of a feud in tho
Morton family. Should I enclose here
with the requisite amount to balance
my accounts, you would likely cst
the old le!ger away, buy a new one,
and I be forgetten. Ami as you and I
tramped down the dog fennel and
jiinson weeds together at an early
day, I should feel had to know that I
would be remembered by you no more
forever. Hence I will not liquidate
just now. To present you with some
little present, which you will ever keep
iu remembrance of the presentor, is
what puzzles me most, "somewhat."
Eureka I I Here it is ! I send
herewith my check on the Otoe Na
tional Bank for $1,000. This check
will not be honored, and you will al
ways have it, and when you look at it
you will think of me. Your children
will not want it, neither will the
assessor list it for taxation except
for its cash value. Keep it as sacred
as you would other little souvenirs,
and should you ever become in
tightened circumstances, and your
creditors press you, show them this
check, and believe me,
Your Sincere Old Settler Friend,
J. W. Pear. man.
Foite's Journal of Health.
Try pop corn for nausea.
Try cranberries for malaria.
Try a sun b.tth fo.- rheumatism.
Try ginger ale for stomach cramps.
Try cranberry poultice for erysipelas.
Try a clam broth for a weak
stomach. " "r- -
Try swallowing saliva when
troubled with sour Btomach.
Try gargling lager beer for cure of
Try eating fresh radishes and yellow
turnips for gravel.
Try eating onions and horseradish
to relieve dropsical swellings.
Try buttermilk for removal of
freckles, tan and butternut stains.
Try the croup-tippet when a child
is likely to be troubled in tfiat way.
Try hot flannel over the seat of
neuralgic pain, and renew frequently.
Try taking cod-liver oil in tomato
catsup if you want to make it palata
ble. Try snuffing powdered berax up the
nostrils for catarrhal cold in the head.
Try taking a nap iu the afternoon
if you are going to be out late in the
Try hard cider a wineglass full
three time a day for ague and
Try breathing the fumes of turpen
tine or carbolic acid to relieve whoop
Try a cloth wrung out from cold
j water put about the neck
tt night for
a sore throat.
Try an extra pair of stockings out
side your shoes when traveling in cold
Try walking with your hands be
hind you if you find yourself becom
ing bent forwriid.
Trva'siLk handkerchief over the
face when obliged to go against a cold
try planting sunflowers In your
gardes if you are compelled to live in
a malarial neighborhood.
What I J
when I cof
tcr of a t:i g . i
Tiii until' to die." said tl
"I'm itniii' 1,1 'lull l''l" alii
It al ii l no piu.-n tor inn ii
In mich a world as 'lis to
Hiirli wm kH and ways Is I
Nobody cnn'l l"l nobody i
Ihii kiii is iiiiuncKn iioin
And that's Hie nun o- wii
The in on Is mad on homln
HMcarlu an shontin ami
I'm real Hlruld 1 11 l Inn
Ft 1 ain't 1 it Id uu my final
l hcio am i n ciiiiii ihii ku"
I never was luiiiillc any vM.
Hut since cr.uy tolas all if
Cm dreiullul airiiiii nicy
There's another tliluu tli
I cull t u lino a uriuiiiii.fa yanij
Hi say now n.. yon . . imiiiiony n
Hut w lint tli" iapi 'll liiile in
We le plenseil lo say the IWIddi
T.aik ilium-roil Tuesday fltli M
Or, 'Our worthy friend Xlls. llir,
1 i) wii to llaikhauiHtea.l ii see Ii
Is 11 collie to tins, ami cnn'l )
Without n-ralsniK some teller
Thie ain I ti'j piiY,iasm
iU III ' I
lint 1 tell y
If L'noil old I'hik
IHil'o' his itrave 'i
An' .riv. ii. u ulli-i'i.1;
J uiluinentund Insl
"I' ain't all low nimi
Tliul makes this wi
Hut law I I'm old I I
When I lie world s t
Spent till k I ii ' like I
llllili s kit-ken out o
Crazy cieturi a-m 1
in si i. ilka lie I tr
Ho tare- ve.w i-il I I
No liioi'c'll be pest
i.iue a nar of iiealen koI.I
i Kieuiu in iiio summer s sun ; t
I am little, I know, but I lliluk I cull t)
A man that will wcIk a ton,
I scon out no eniileii;e Imlil,
I blow me uu vaiiulinu horn.
He'll wish he had never been born.
Like llm flower of the field vain niiin
lliixlli fjirtl. u . IIim l.r....l .1....
But when he shall b'el my crip u)l i,m In
l.me iiih Minium- nil luili-lll avwiy
For I lift him lilk'li up In the nlr.
WlMi n ' ' y l,e .malt
uuw I eacnei . nn.i .re
icnce in wmcn too woru is pi
used." .Scholar: "The baby ex
when it gets hurt."
J lie giddy gilded youth ius
are catching on to the 1
profiteth a man to buy
coat with which to coy
suit of clothes, rather
suit cf clothes to be
old overcoat, Lowe
A famous Ntrth"
man, whilst preaching,
since, from the text:
beloved sleep," stop
of the discourse, e
"Brethren, it is haf
bounded love whic
lo huvVfor a lar
A New York lad
the west, had some
cyclone. While ash
the house was blow
lady pinned to the e.
rafter. It was suppe
.crushed; but, when t
opened her eyes A
e, I )
The Lock Haven' I.
directions how to tcli
The best way is to sltr
ing-house table?. If 4 tl
a half pound of it
ounces of breal they ea
swear it'3 good h
mat a liusbaml lias no
the correspondence of his
this decision will not rel
from carry i:ig L.iaAte'j
inside coat pocket threi
mailiug it. New Orleans!
A cabinet organ which ca
aji.trt and packed in a. truu;
patented. If we have fver
thing against bagga-,nil4
most iiummy apoiogap. j
good work go on. Pil-J I'res-
on llf JICII IO Me J.rojl
One or the iuo!liioj. 9j-g ;
limes is me 101 iiiaiioii if you j
clut s, to make their fniJf
on the politics of eitheif'
general thing these you
not like bosses of the "ij
pullers, they generally d
in the conduct of public!
wis the young men of y
elec."d Mayor Low, who
much for that city. Th.
members who did this got!
disinterested, forvthey are
nat to become JCt(li&.aU
The d'fhculty with rouci
movements in the po!j
country is that the leaci
are themselves Anxious i
the spoils. The voting
ally resent being tricke
oince seekers to eecurt'
means of reform
way to secure the
of mankind is to do gool
hope of personal rewary
others" Is the iru
with rt fi!