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CONSOLIDATION OF THE NEBRASKA HERALD AND PL ATTSMOUTH ENTERPRISE.
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1882.
$'J.(H) lKK ANNUM.
VOLUME XVIH. NUMBER :;.')
i II V N ". vrii. c. s. Sen.-ttor. Neb. City.
AI.V I W M MlKli.S. l S. Senator, Oinaha.
h K V A LP N ri N K, Itepreseutat f. West Point.
.. I.IIIM s N CK. Governor, Lincoln.
. .1. Al.KX V NliElt, Secretary of State.
.HIIIN WAI I. It U.S. Auditor. Lincoln,
i. M HA IM I. K IT. Treasurer. Lincoln.
W. w . ' I s. sui)t. I'uiillc Instruction.
A. i t I vl.l., Iiml CominL.louer.
I . .. a'OIM'II, Atloriuy Oeneral.
Ki-V.i . Ii KK1S. lntpluln of Penitentiary.
! II. I. M t I 1 IIKWSON. Supt. IliMwIUU Ivr
f 'I X WH.I Chief Justice. Fremont.
. II. I.AkK. Oiuuliii.
w ' s roiul. Lincoln.
.lit-., Hit Juiliciitt 1)it!ricl
H. I'tll'Mi. .In.lne. Lincoln.
i'. W'AlsiiV, rr..Tiitlni-Alfy. Neb. City.
. '. snow O.i Kit, Clerk Dl.trlct Court.
-TTKKrM V. HKCKHACH. Mayor.
I l.l.l A M II. ( I hlllMl, treasurer.
.1 l. (t.MfS.i., Clly Clerk.
W ll.l.h l I hUlKNCKll. Police Jttdiie.
M V. HAlli IOAN. City Attorney.
. .-luliK riV4...t hl.'f ..( To I.e.
I - K. t "Kill. Kit iiviwit o( trects.
r . W III I h, Clilef of Hn- lcpl.
I liK I'll II. II A 1. 1., I'll'li Itonrd of Uesllll.
Oif.VI II X KN.
-iM -.1 (. S Una Laciier. Win. Harold.
-Htl y oar in in. I. l. Pniterxm.
ir l . . . l-r-w. M It. Mu'phy.
ri s. . y. 1 1. l-huh jt.
s liooi. lui Mtn.
EB.Mi;ilHK, .1. W. IIAKNKS.
. i.i:o ui. wni. win r Kits i ken
liltKl SKI.. ISAAC W II. KS.
T,mattrr JN. W. M A KM I ALL.
W. II. NKW'KI.L. County Tre.i.urer.
.1 W . .IKN.MMiS. County t lerk.
A. A. I.AVKIU V. Comity Ju.lue.
It. W. IIYKHS. Sherlll.
cYltl s Al.li in. Sup't of Pub. Instruerlou.
i. W. KAIKl'IKLIi. County Surveyor.
r. f. (1ASS. Coroner.
ror NT V roMMI8HIONBRH.
ISAAC WII.KS. IMiittiinoutb Preclnet.
JAM KS CltAW KOItH. Sontli Hend I'rerluct.
bAM'L KlCiiAKIiSUN. Alt. I"leaaul Pi.cIdcI.
Turtle baviiiK liu.iiiiei. with the County
CoiiiniU.loui u, will Hud tliaui lu aesslon tbo
Mi.l Muiiduy aud TueHiluy of each month.
MO.KI OK IB1K.
A. "V Mrl.A t'(i II LIN, President.
KKWk I'AliKl I' I II. .1. V. WECKBAt'H.
J. It STKUDk. Secietaiy.
Klcr.l. tiOtiHtilt. Treiiturer.
T;ul.ir iniftinft oC I lie Courd ut the Court
)! i-i'.l'.ir flr-t Tuexliiy evenlnxof each mmith.
llat(soutli C'liurt-li Uireclory.
PRESBYTER! AX. Main Street. Rev. J.T. Baird
l.tor. MuriiinK ervire, 11 a. m., er.nlnc,
i. m.. Suaday S. I11K1I at 9 a. m., Thot. Pollock.
MKl'IIODIST KP1SCOP L. Sixth Street. Re
P. W il.on, pastor. Mornlnc .errioa, 11 a m.
eveuiac e p. ir .Suq1at Sebool at A:Ud p. m
W .Khiiiion Sia tli, SiperinteDcleDt -
KP1 CPAl..-St.LtikeV) C.irnerof Vine aud
M. treota, Kev. II. U. lUrite, raetnr. Morn
lut nervu e- at 11. evenins Sunday School
at I p in . Walter Wbite. Supt.
CATHOLIC 'ak alreet, between Mh and 6th.
Kev. P. Lyui'h, pa'tor. Morning aervieM at 8:30
and Ii': 1 . evening, 7.-"0. Sunday lehoul, 2:30 p m.
CI1RISTIAX. Corner 8th and aim .treats. Ker.
i!. t Crov"hei , p.i-tor, ruoriiina aivice. It A.
M., evt uln' nervire x r. M. uuday aebool
aty.-JSa 10 J. It. Strude, Supt.
AIIHIYAL AM IIKPAIITIKR
PLITrsiIOi ril M tll.lt.
A R K I V KM.
7.:u p. 111. t
.so a. 111. )
.00 a. in. 1
4.00 p. 111. i
il.no a in
1 n.oo a. 111.
1 3 .00 p. m.
.iki a. m.
') 6.U p. lu.
i 2b p. in
v no a. m
) 8.2S a. in.
.2S p. m.
9.00 a. ni
1.00 p. in
:.. p. 111.
t .''.0 a ni. I
;ja p. m. 1
X.lW p. III.
ll.oo a in.
Dec. 17, l-i-l.
orders not exoeecliiiK $is - - - 10 cent.
1 15 and not exoeeuniii - - - IB cenia
r.Jo fti - - ai eeuia
4u " S80 - - 2i cents
A sinisle Money Cirder may Include any
amount flam one cent to Olty dollarn. but
ot contain a Inu'liouul piirt ol a cent.
RATKI KOIt POST AO K.
It cl:m malt T iletterel 3 eeuts per '1 ouuee.
id " " 1 Publislier's rates) 2 Cts per lb.
jd " ( Iran-lent New.papera and
book, come 1111 ier till- claa) I cent per
eaeli 2 ounces.
4t Ii class (inerchaiHli.e) 1 cent per puuee.
.1 . W. Marshall. P. M.
B. & M. R. R.Time Table.
Taking Efect July. 2 1881.
l-O It OMAHA f1T6mPLATTSMOCTH.
iMm9 3:4Sa. m. Arrives 6 :) a. m.
4 :1i p. I'l.
5 :V p. m.
' :W a. m.
9 M . 111.
;R p. 1U.
:25 a. m.
d :V a. 111.
e :lo p. 111,
FROM OMAHA FOlt
Leaves :15 . m.
Arrives 5 :35 a. m.
" 9:10 p. m.
7 ;wi p. m.
A :35 p. in.
w. r. ANiisr, jor.
8 ;-2!i a m.
7 ; 45 p. Ill
7 :3A p. Di.
:20 a. ro.
1 : v p. m.
FOR THE WEST.
Leaves Plattsmouth 9 :00 a. m. Arrives Lin
eolu. 11 : a. 111. ; Hastings 4 :so p. in. ; McCook
10 :Oo p. iv. '. leiiver a :-ti a. 111.
Leave 6 M p. m ; arrive. Uncoln 9 M p. m.
Leaves at 9 Aa. m. : Arrives Lincoln 4 :10pm
Leaves at 8 :I0 p. 111. ; Arrive at Lincoln 2 :UO
p. 111. ; Hastings & :J0 a. m.
leaves at 2 :iW p. 111. ; Arrive at Lincoln :30
p. 111. : Hasting 2 :3o a. 111. : MoCook 4 :30 a. ni ;
Denver 1 :00 p. ni.
FROM THE" WEST.
Leaves Denver at 8 :05 p. ra. ; Arrives at Mc
Cook 4 ziO a. m. ; Hastings 1 :M a. m. : Lincoln
2 :00 p. ni. ; P.atlKinouth A :00 p. in.
Leaves Lincoln 7 a, m
9 K a. m.
Leaves Lincoln at II :46 a. in ; Ar.ives 5 .SOpru
Leaves H:istings 7 :li p. in. ; Arrives Lincoln
9 ;:) p. 111. ; Plaitsinout t 2 :50 a. in.
Leave. Henver e :uu a. 111. ; Arrives .mciook i
. .1. .. ... . 11. ........ o ':." T til - I Innitln - A .a
J . CU .,.111. , I1IJ,J i p .,v u.m v ,
ni. ; Piattsinoiitli ! :50 a. m.
Pa.senger traius leave Plattsmouth at 7 00 a.
ui.. e-i a. ni.. in p m. and arrive at PaciUc
.) unction at T a. 111.. 9 Jo a. 111. and ." 30 p. m.
- K. r. ami sr. .iok.
l.-ave ar 9 a. 111. aud 8 M p. m. : Arrlv at
rac.nc June: ion at 9 :Sb a. lu. and 9 :15 p. ui.
FROM THE EAST.
Paei:g;r traius.eave Pacific Junction at 8 13
a. 111. 6 :1V p. m., to a. 111. and arrive at Platts
muuia at 8 40 a. ni.. Snip. in. and 10 SO a. m.
K. C AMI T. JOK.
Leave Pacific Junction at u :lf a. ra. and 5 :-W
p. :u. : Arrive 6 :'2i a. in aud 3 :.U p. m.
J. F. BAUMEISTER
FtirnUtie. Freh. Ture Milk
DLLit i:iti:i U41LV.
Special call attended to, and Fresh Milk
from'same cow furnished when wanted. 41y
Lewis C. Erven,
"Watchss and Jewelry.
AND PROMPTLY DONE.
- E. SAGE
censor to Sack B hot hi as. 1
SHEET IRON, ZINf
ind oppoa'te the new He A. .
Ilf. flALISBl HY,
flles) over Smith. Black Co's. Drug Store.
Kit at vliii deulislry at reasonable prlres, sily
3D :ej nsr T is
omceon Main Street over Soloaon Na
han g Store. ssly
UB. II. Sf EA'K,
PHYSICIVN and SUBtaON. otnc lu KlU
geralJ Block, whtcli '. be open luy or flight.
Or KICK KOL'KS. from 10 a. m., to 1 p. in.
xaniluli Bunceou fur C. 8. I'enalun.
IK. K. K. HKYAULUH,
IMIYKiriAN AND HriifiEOS. Call, prompt
ly attended lit. day or ulgut.
itock KluRa. N-
ATTOKN'EYS AT LW
Cuiirl. lu the State.
Will pra4 llr In ail
M. .. 1I.LUTI4.AK.
ATTOKSKY AND SOLICITOR. Will prac
tice in the Sinle ainl Federal Court. Keaideiwo
17ly I'ljttsmoi tm. N an.
JAM. M. ATIIKM
ATTUKNKV AT LAW.
IliMce over Kuker A Alftood'a store, .until side
ot Maiu b-teeu 01 li and 6lh street..
WIM. . IVIHB.
COLLECTOAS .H SPECA LV1 .
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Real Estate. Klre In
urauce and Collection Agency. Office In loo
block, Plattsinoulb, Neiiraska. 2Jm3
U. II. n HKHLEB at CO.
LAW OFFICE, Real VjAtA, Fire and Ufeln-
surauce Agents, I'lattsnumtn. Nebraska. Col
lectors, tax -payers. Have a complete abstract
01 tines, rtuy anu sen reai estate, negotiate
pians, aic. jayi
JAM KS K. HOBRIBO.1.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will pra.-r.ce in Casa
and adjoining t ounties ; gives special attention
to cullectionH and abstracts of title. Office lu
rlUg-srald Block, Pluttsmouth, Nebraska,
CIIAPHAS A BKKMOX.
A TT0RMKYS AT LAW and SOLICITORS TN
'X CHANCERY. Offlca in Fitsaerald'. block.
?raotieaa in tba United Stataa Cireuitand District
Cauru and in tba suprems Court at tha Stats fiv
a apeeial attention.
IR. U. MILLER,
PHYSICIAN' AND Sl'KOEOS,
Can be futiil by calling at his; offlce. South side
of Main street, between Sixth and Seventh.
Will eonOne liiiuself more especially to town
IM ATTSMtiLTH. NRKHA8KA.
KIIBKKT U. WIXOHAM,
AlfOKNRT AT LAW.
Ottti-e over Carruth's Jewelry Stole.
Plaltsuioiith. .... Nebraska.
H. P. VAATTA,
ATTORN KY AT LAW. Platt.moiith. Neb., will
practice In all of the couats in the State. A
succesnful practice of '15 years warrants me In
as-urlng 111 patron.thati.il buslne.s entru.t
ed to my care .hall be well and prompllv at
tended to. Oftlce with D, H. W heeler. :tt
M. A. HARTICAN.
Ij W Y E It
Fitzo r.u it.-'
Block. Platiunuvth Neb
I'lOllipt :nl c.'fful
atteiition to a general
A. N. Sl'LLIVAN.
E. II. WOOLKT
SULLIVAN & WOOLEY.
Attorneys and Counselors
OFFICE Io tha IT n ion Bl -ok. front rooma,
aecund -siory, mi', i- Prompt attention given to
all business . inarms
Fiemini it, RacFj
Dry Goods u-i GJWl Merchandije,
Groceries and Crockery.
Beardaly Davis, -
Lumber, Lath, Doors, Blinds and Wio
ilnwi, dimension limbei in all sizes.
It. .1. iit)HOM,
Attorncy-at-Law, Utl Estate Collec
tions and Money to Loftn.
Dr. V. D. Gibbon,
Physician and Surgeon. Calls prompt
Yromant K Hootlartl,
Livery, Sale and Feed Stable, rigs ol
ev.?ry description, at all times.
Dealers in General Merchandise, Mer
chant Tailoring, Boots and Shoes.
.no. Paiillr Hotel,
P. L. Thorpe. Propr., central location.
Boarders taken ly the day or week.
CITY of PLATTS3I0UTII
V;tlu:ible outlots for residence pur
pose. Sage's addition lies south-west of
the city, and all lots 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. BAILEY'S
New GoniliiDatiofl System,
By which any one in a short time will tin
Uer.tand it. and cuts to perfection ladles
A Model given with Instructions.
MRS. PAULINE KESSLER.
On Main St. one door east of Gorder'e. upstairs
THREE GIRLS To ieA?ipJ!ES
Plattsmouts. Neb.. Oct. 12. ISSi 30ni2.
C. IIEISEL., Proprietor.
i Flour, S-m Meal dV Feed
Always on baadlaiKi for sale at lowest emsh
prtoee. The hia-tfst prices paid for Wheat and
Cora. Particular attenuon given rtiltnm work.
This beautiful three story brick itructui e. uu
lower Maid street, ha. just been nnUbed und
fitted up for the accommodation ot
- - ANI j
EVERY THING NEW AND CLEAN
A Good Bar. '-'"'''
27tr. fim:d (joos, rn.pr.
LAKE O'NEIL. Prop'r.
Beef Mnttoa Porlc Veal Chickens, ic,
Constautlr on band.
Also, all kimls of 4AMK lu leanuu. and ev
erything ked in a
FlirsiT-CL.A!s.i MEAT sllUPl
At low.t .osible rates.
North Side Main St., Ivt. Mh an( 5 A,
S21y rLATTSMOL'TII. NEB
QRdCE HfES OF ALL KINDS
Lare stock of
BOOTS and SHOES
CLOSED OUT AT COST.
and in fact everytlilnx you can call for lu
the Hue of
CASH PAID FOR 1IIDKS AND FI RS.
All kinds of country nroduce taker u ex
Jhani;e for foods.
ThkMost Succbssci'L Rsskdv ever dis
covered as it is cei tain in its effects and does
not bliater: ALo excellent for human flesh.
READ PJtOOK BELOW.
FROM COL. L. T. FOSTER
YounKstovi'ti. Ohio, May :uth, 1S80.
B. J. Kendall & Co., Oents : I had a very val-
tintile Hiiibietoiuan colt ivlilcli I prized very
hj.-ylily, he had a large bone spavin in one joint
aCVi a small one on the oilier, which made
hira very lame; I had him under the charge of
two veterinary surgeons pn laiieu 10 cure
him. I wa. one day reading the advertisement
o Kendall's Spavin I uie n. the i' ii.cano Kx-
res, I deteanilued ut once to try it. and our
druculsta n- psssjeut for it. they ordered three
bottles. I took riei-i all and thought I would
five it a thorouich t.ial.I usel;it accordinK todi
reetioos and the fourth day the colt ceased to
be lame, and the lump, had disapiteared. 1
used but one bottle and the colts limbs are as
free from lumps and as smooth as any horse In
the state. He W entirelv cured. The cure was
so remarkable thav I let two ot tuy ueiKhbors
have the remalmuK two bottles wno are now
using It. ..
very Kospeet uny.
L. T. FOSTER.
Kendall's Spavin Cure
ON HUMAN FLESH. .
Patten's Mills. K. Y.. Feb. 21. 1ST8.
H J. Kksdai.l & Co.. Gents : The particu
lar case 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
rroiind again, and for the nrt time since hurt.
in a natural
ural position. ! or a irtmiiy nniineni u
anything we ever usea
KEV. M. P. BELL.
Pastor of M. E. Church, Tattens Mill. N. Y
snrl mlilrpbsfor Illustrated Circular, which
we think gives positive proof of it virtues. No
remedy ha ever met with such unqualified
success, to our anowteuge. ior ueai as men
"'price $1. per bottle, or fix bottles for S3. All
Druggists have It or can get it for you. or it
will be sent to any address on receipt or price
by the proprietors. UK. B. J. KENDALL & CO.
Eno.burg Falls. 't. 3-ly
SOLD II Y ALL. O III C GISTS
Is the Old 'avonte ani
FIIINCIF A Ts XiXTZI
Omaha, Kansas City, Atchison and St. Joseph.
DETROIT, NIAGARA FALLS,
New York, Boston!
Anf AH Points EAST and SOUTHEAST.
THE LINK COMPRISES
Nearlv l.Ort) miles. Solid Smooth Steel TTaca.
connections are made u t Nlo.N I KRl?-- '
7-fii.u-i:iiriil i lK ami is universallv eonceura
1 1 -fill. 11 M 111 n 17. 1 1 IK . I . u..n.
to be TIIK Kl.NKr r KKll IPPEU Kailruad la UH
Wr.rkl t.JT all elne9 of travel.
Try It. and you will Und iras-a-ln a luxury Instead
T '"Tiets via this Cek-braied Line for sale
at all offteea In tne Vt.
All lnf.mtin about Hales ot Fare. Sleeptnir Car
Asitnmooaiiona. ira imm. -folly
aivea by applynic ta
T. I. POTTER.
at Vic Ptt- i Om Maaars-.
baa I Pa.Masrr Agl.
Dr. Black's Rbeamiitic Cure is an
Internal remedy and is propounced bj
hundreds wno have used it to contain
more true medical, virtue than anj
other kind thrown upon the market in
the Bhape of oils and liniments. It is
warranted. Smith, Black &, Co, pro
prietors. Sold by P. S. Barnes and A.
D. Marshall. Weeping Watw, Neb. tf
CDMlir " Jk
srrxT iisi . ' as 'I
OF THE IsTEW
if X . . i, . - -
Opera House Clothing Store
Every lady visitor will receive
iv liandsome souvenir with
our compliments. All
are cordially Invited
Tuesday, December 19th.
Plattsinouth's pride, the B. M.
Cornet Band .n fall Dress Uniforms will discourse some
select music during the evening.
Our elegant rooom lit by Ga. ami
And useful Holiday present for Men,
and all that go toward furnish
ing Gents' outfits at
LOWER PRICES THAN
ANY .STORE IN TOWN.
OF PLATTSMOUTH, NEBBASKA,
Offers the very best faculties for the prompt
transaction of legitimate .
: BANKING BUSINESS.
Stocks, Bonds. Gold. Government and Local !
Securities Hougbt and Sola, Deposits recelv- i
ed and Interest allowed on timeCertlfl- j
eaten, Drafts drawn, available In any 1
part of the United States and all !
the principal towna of I
Collections made A promptly rtmitttd.
Highest market prices paid for County War
rants. State ai.d County Bonds.
A. K. Tuiualln.
K. C. Cu.hicg.
F. K. White.
Mi l aughlln.
John it. Clara
Geo. E. Oovey
Bank c Cass County
Coiner Main and Sin Ii Streets. . '
JOHN BLACK. President. I
t J. M. PATTERSON. Cashier, f
Transacts a General Banlw Basiness.
HIGHEST CASH PRICE
Paul Jor County and City Warrant.
COLLECTIONS 91 AUK
and promptly remitted for.
niBECCTOBS : '
John Black. J. M. Patterson. C. H. Parmele,
F. R. Guthmann. J. Horrissey, A. B.
Smith. Fred Gorder. Ally
WEEPING WATER. - NEB.
E. L. REED, President.
B. A. GIBSON, Vice-President.
R. S. WILKINSON. Cashier.
A Gt::nl Bufiii Smss. TmsacteL
UK POM ITS
Reoelyed. ts. IaUrest allowed as Tims Certf-
Drnsva available ta any part of the Celled
States and aU the principal cities ef Europe.
Agent for th ctltbrated
HAg Line of Mm.
hetttd with Steam,
will be open for your
Boys and Children, will be displad
CONTRACTOR FOR BRICKWORK.
Will contract for Brick W ork. Stone Plastering, j
Chimwya and CisZrns a Specialty, j
For orders call at house on Washington Ave..
Between Tib and Eighth Si's.
Or address P. O. Box 5-W. - Plattsmouth. Neh,
BATES & K(EIINKE,
Shop 011 7th t., neteeu Mail, and Pearl."
All kinds of Building and Rrpairing
Done . . 3tf
The brand Central llotel
A T SOUTn BEND, NEB..
House newly fitted up! Everything new and
neat. Meals and Lodging at Keasona
' tile rales. Cal! and try-
5 - r.
3 0J .C
-s " S3
S -- to
cS C 00 S
55 S S g &
SOOTH HILL GROCEBY
W. It. CARTER,
' You eaa always And a full supply ot choice
Groceries and always the beat ...
BUTTER AND EGGS and
1 ; .; couxTRr proditce,
To the farmers of Casa county. I shall visit
and pay the highest prices going for your
BUTTER, EQGS AND PRODUCE.
W. R. CARTER.
Plattsmouth. el Oct. 5th, SWf.
l.usp;ce of tin
W.C. T. V.
I 1 JU olnoul ll
ivsinatli v ia.J. . in
To bom all oinimuiieatioiis for this depute
meut .liou'd he addressed.
Youtijf 1-iilies are tin ad-lad fori-n in
teuiier;ti!re wotk- the . a. me tif els all
the hflp ii fan gft.
We air tirolDineil an atrtit-lr fintn
Mr. Pri'l. Wise, of Kanaaa City, on
what our I'nion is itnin in that oily
Ytung Indies tiave more re;ison to be
interested in the success of the present
temperance atiujfgle than any other
class, for it seal the destiii) ol m my
Xn mil- li.m llif inlluetice over llie
niiupste 9i-A lliMl iur )oung ladies
have. 1 1 everyone would use it for
imiperant-e, vi e tdiould have no fi-ar,
but that in leas than ova years intem
perance would lie it lliing ol the p-tit
The laities of lh W, C- T. W would
like more "I I he young ladies to join
Uheir organization ; hesiJes the influ
ence they exert they have more time
at their command than l idies with
family cares; we would like to ee
them organized into a cominilte of
ways and iihni? a to stall a building
fund for a reading room. We think
an Art Loan would be ;t great succes
pecuniarily, in our amusement loving
city, something we nave never had,
and now, that we have our new opera
house, the lack of suitable rooms need
not be urged; or a U.izaar of All Na
tions, on a small scale, Would he very
nice, aud ;;ulil-li mil oniy minis, meiit
for our yt ting ladies, but allow otii
.young men to upend stray nickels for
a good cause which might otherwise
be suent foolishly.
Hunt v Keliginu in .New Vork t'ily.
Licensed s.iloons and drinking plac
es in New York City 1.5,000
Cum dies and missions ii-
Ain't spent for rum in X. York
City in tine year 37 ,000,i.mW
Chuivh propel ty. and ttalar
ies of clergymen for I jr.. . . 47,:o:i,ion
Rum over religion in New
York City 3L'7.sii,Sf4
The liquor tratlic imposes a tax of
percent on the peotle. The saloons
outnumber all other kinds of business
houses or any one clana-i-i the country.
We pay a!oui one-eighth a much
education a for rum ; we Waste over
sevtli hn:i.ied millions of dollars a
year for ! be debasement af the intel
lect aud the destruction of the body,
and pay w.th reluctance leas than one
hundred millions for education ami
culture. This vast waste would pro
vide a sciiool house, thoroughly ap
pointed, for every fifty of our youth,
and set teachers In trie tuidst of iheni
in the highest possible culture. Aside
from the lamentable havoc and waste
causfcd by the use of rum, we are com
pelled to support courts and prisoi-.s
and an army of official benefactors in
the name of charity that would be al
most wholly unnecessary were the
people taught to shun rum as their
greatest enemy. Then would we have
wotk instead of charity, and plenty in-
c atead of starvation. Let this document
! Le read in the family, in the school, at
the gathering of friends, and in the
church, where the common good is in
Reer Drinking at I nlversittes.
A conespouauw ui tne. sprtnguei.i
i Republican, writing from Germany,
J gives the following account of the beer
drinking habits of the professors and
students of the German universities:
I don't wish to overdraw the pic
ture or paint it in false colors. I w ish
it merely understand that the Germans
as a race, are very fond of beer. Many
of the old Heidelberg professors drink
of an evening, thirty or' forty glasses
in addition to what they have taken
during the day. They do no manual
labor" they drink not from ' thirst, but
because they are accustomed to it;
they take pride in boasting of the
great number of glasses they have
swallowed at one sitting.
j I have le-iitd of German students
j that have tii 11:1k seventy two to sev
1 eity-three glasses of an evening, and
j German beer glasses are not wine
: glasses in ni-.-, either. The student
1 who has arrived "to such perfection
that he can s'ow away seventy glasses 1
i and over is a pel o.; the university, I
1 antl especially with the prole-worn. He
id .rnuL no. I Wil'T unit , I.. .. I.-.., ..I
. ...... .u.. v.;
j by his brother students; 'he weais the j
I belt' unMl sotiiw (mo. else is found who;
i can go beyond Us highest iiiimbi-r.
wreral ot the American student
in the university are hard at wot it f.,i
the championship, and two or time
who have reached thirty or forty
glasses at one setting tell me that sev
enty glasses look a long way ahead of
them yei. in nearly an the shop win-
j dowsof Heidelberg there is a promin-
ent display of photographs of the vari
ous student corps, classes and societies,
arranged and grouped about in every
position imaginable. Many of the
groups are taken in the grounds of the
famous old castle, showing-the grand
old ruins in the back grounds, and ev
ery student is represented with a mug
of beer deposited on a table within his
reach. If two or three or more stu
dents have their photographs taken in
a group, that they may distribute them
among their intimate friends and
brother students, to be remembered by
in after years, the inevitable beer-mugs
are sure to be prominent' features in
the pictures. The beer-mug is their
The surplus revenue of the post
office department next year is esti
mated at orer 3.000,000. The last
year of democratic" rule, 18J0, the de
ficit xvas $10,000,000. It is as well to
keep then landmarks in rhtnd : about
this lime, as the democrats uy they
are going to get possession in- ld4 in
order to "rs-forrn'Mhings.
A Sample Free Trade Argument.
'1 he Omaha Herald, seeing the signs
of the limes, has concluded that it had
hi tter get in shape to re-afllrm its as-
si rtion of i90 thatdemocr:icy is not
a free-trade party, because free trade
is impracticable," and Mr. .1. Sterling
Morton has determined not to argue
the tariff question with the Republi
can; but tt little paper down at Platts
month, which has not yet received
news from headquarters, is still peg'
ging a way at the subject with all the
energy that Filosophor Peri v Infused
into its diminutive carcass. In its
hist issue it learrauges and plagair-
ies a Chicago Tribune article with the
There is a panic in the .steel rail
manufacting business in America just
now. :md a number of the works have
closed. The fact is, the excessive tar
iff of $ h , ton has had th effect of
so stimulating this species of maun
fad lire that there is an excessive sup
ply on hands bevond the demand of
the trade, and the pric has biiiMenly
dropped from 3-W to 312 a ton., and
the smaller lit in? aro obliged to close
their works, throwing thousands of
mechanics ami laborers out of employ
in nt, to wait until the present stock
is used up. or sell at the reduced price
that the present market affords with
the risk of loss. The fjict is
in urn lactones nave tieen making it
proiit of about 10 per cent out of the
business, until now there Is a halt in
the business of rail-oad building, and
they are brought face to face with the
fact that (heir plot cot ion does not
Theie has been a eousiderable agi
latioii in the sieel and iron market
caused to some extent, uy over pro
duction, to some extent by the fact
steel rail prodiiceis have in the past
two years placed too high prices on
their products, and to some extent by
the fear of the possible control of tar
iff legislation by tin- free trade demo
cratic party. IJut the Journal over
estimates the misfortunes of the situa
tion. Very few mills have quit woik
and it is expected that they will short
ly resume. However, these fats are
of little value so far as the considera
tion of the tariff question is concerned
excepting as tliey show that our pro
tected manufacturers cannot exact
too high figures from the market with
out suffering; for it is a matter of fact
(which the Journal forgets to men-
tion(, that more steel have been im
ported from England in 18J (notwith
standing American over-production)
than have been imported timing the
name length of time during any year
within the last decade.
Another matter which dees uot bear
particularly upor. the tariff question,
but about which it is well enough to
bj truthful, is the matter of railroad
construction. The Journnal says
"that there is a halt in the business of
railroad building." The fact is that
thus far in lt82 about ,000 miles of
new railroad have been bdilt, an am
ount much larger than has been con
structed in any oue year heretofore.
The current number of the Railway
Gazette begins an editorial article with
this sentence: "There is a great deal
of talk heard about the enormous raiir
road construction of the present year,
which is alleged to l e so mu?h In ex
cess of the real needs of th? country,
and which it is thought will have an
injurious effect upon all railroad prop
erties." The Journal, like ihe average
free-trade advocate, never attempts to
deal with matters of fact without deal
ing in matters of fancy.
Now let us look at the argument.
The Journal says that the manufactu
rers have been making a profit of 100
per cent. It also says that a reduction
from SjO to 42 a ton has compelled a
great many of these manufacturers to
stop work. I one hundred per
cent of 12? The original Journal ar
ticle, as it appeared in the Chicago
Tribune, contained the proof that the
larger tirm3 could not afford to sell
steel rails at 812, and that they had
put the price at 842 (below cost ) to find
The Join rial quotes the tariff oti stel
mils at 32i per ton. In a port ion of
it article which we did .ot copy j al,u l"e umaha Herald, it cleat ly tie
above, it shows that the price of steei , veloped upon them to -show ni." this
. .;i. in I.iveniool is 2T, tier ton. and I terrible republican iniouity at Plaits-
J .? " " -- ' s I
that the freight from Liverpool to
New York is 2.oO per too. This
would make the price of English rails
in New York (without the tariff; ex
actly S27.50 per ton. I
If there were ever a case where a
j man was coin i.-ieu out. .i m.-. uvu
. 1 , , ,. ....
mou'.h, it is this case of tl e editor of
the Plattsmouth Journal. He favors
rne tr.ide. first and foremost : he shows
lhat ,)arsleel inanufactoi ies are losing
j )oonpv ., m.tIlV of tllern shutting
a .;,. ef4. ,.Pr tn. :imi
!. ,.,. ti.nr f.-i;t. .
I I a- It-1 I II II 1 1 LI tilt a WHO. J.l.aT.1 l.'i JICCI
rails could be laid down in New York,
if th(,r(, wf.re ., tariff, at 27..-.0
If our steel manufacturers lose mon
ey aud stop business, with rails at 42
per ton, how long would they last in
competition with English rails at 327.
r0 per ton ? Peihaps the Journal man
desires to kill off steel rail manufactu
ring in America, and give England a
monopoly of the business. If so, his
free trade doctrine is, as fie demon
strates, the very weapon to be used.
The above article was-clipped from
the Omaha Republican of Dec. 6tb,aud
shows that others who pretend to read
the Journal's articles on the we trade
question, have noticed how that pro
found editor plagiarizes from the New
York Sun. Chicago Tribune and other
free trade organs.
Father, often make a great mutake
In biinging up iheir sons to foilow
their owu trsde'. A Philadel
phia trunk maker was wiser. He had
tenjsous. and all ure now brakemcn
on railroad passenger train.. That
trunk bunker is getting rich.
HOW TO 1)0 IT.
A Capital Ileterenre r Present aud I n
lure Interest, ami the Utile
Trouble to Secure n.
A handy thing indeed to ha in the
house will be the special eJition of the
11. & O. Red Hook, now in course of
preparation. The anrpi i.slng r. suits of
... a .Af .aSI
this years eieciioiu an over the coun
try make it most - interesting study
when presented in shape for ready
comparisons. Of more or lcs interest
Just now in contrasting the past with
the present, the ftituie ;is calculated
from "the might have been" w ill prove
an all absorbing occupation to very
In the new Red lto.,k. which will
bear the cleverly adobted title of "How
"I'was Done," all the figures aru from
official sources, being received under
the seal of the secretaries of the dif
ferent states, and therefore correct be
yond question Tho comparisons and
calculations generally are uiade by ex
perienced statisticians, and may lie tie-
pel. di-d upon as accurate. The scope
of the little volume is something more
than eer before was atti inpttd in a
political text-book, going much farther
into details and summing up fai ls
more concisely than the oidinart i un of
such publications. About ever; tl.li.g
that one wishes to know is presented
clearly and intelligently. The com-
parisons of the vote of this jear with
the vote at the preceding election are
full and complete, showing iiot i nly
majorities but losse,: i'imI gains ot re
publican, democratic, prohibition and
greenback vote, here stales have
been redistrieted ccngiessionally, the
comparisons are made in districts as
now constituted, and in the icnniiks
all the changes in dish ids are shown,
as well as very much interesting d;.la
relative to candidates, etc., etc.
The book will be an invaluable n It r-
ence for use of coining elections, and
those who take any interest whatever
In politics should adopt 11.9111 to se
cure a copy now, as possibly when
they want it most the edition will be
exhausted. The niear trouble of in
diting a request to ( . K. Lord, llalti
more, Md.. will insure the receipt of ,1
copy of the book, as no chaige what
ever is made for it. Already a eiy
large nuin ct of requests have been
received, and envelopes are being ad
dressed as requests come in, so that
the books may bw for wauled immedi
ately upon receipt from the printer.
No publication of similar character
can be procured for money.
Like all the It. & O. publications, it
will be ;i gem from a typographical
standpoint. As an indication of the
value of the work, quite a number of
prominent newspaper men have re
quested Huthcieut number of copies to
sen ! to their entire list of subscribers
at their own expense. Any subscrib
er of this paper can have a copy of the
book sent him by forwarding his ad
dress, as hitherto stated, to Mr. Lord,
Our Surveyor General.
Before the memory of the late grand
Jury is entirely obliterated, it woi.1-1
lie well for republicans to impreas up
on the minds of their democratic
friends that the surveyor general of
Nebraska has been thoroughly investi
gated, and that the refusal by a large
majority of the members of the grand
jury to indict is equivalent to an en
dorsement of him as an honest repub
lican oflice-holde,r. This vindicates
republicanism no less than it does .Mr.
George S. Smith, the surveyor general.
It is about a year since the Omaha
Herald which has from time to time
for political reasons done as much
slandering of good men as the next
one began its howl against what is
termed the ".Surveyor's Ring of Platts
mouth." The people had by that jour
nal been given to .understand that in
connection with the office of surveyor
general great and glaring frauds had
been committed. When Mr. Morton
started out on the stump, among oth
er strange devices his banner bore the
Herald's old inscription, "Down with
the Surveyor's Ring of liattsinouth."
When the grand jury foremaiiship
fell jointly to Mr. J. Sterling
They strit for "persons ami
i'hey made the prtMecui ion
as much a persecution as partisan
zeal and iersonal ambition could make
it The witnesses thev summoned
were a small army. They levied a ( that trad of land.
large tax upon the people, who will "I began three miles away from an
have to pay for the expei iinent of try- j bouse, and three years ago, w hen we
ing to indict a repubiican oflic.al. Aud had our quarter centennial celebr..
they st'eceeded in indica! ing that j tion. no fire had dislocated a huin.oi
official, and in establishing the ellic- habitation, no man had found bis w.:
ieney and worth ol the party, w hich ; 10 the poor house, not one bad gone 1..
kie represents, ami H. i.l.s.ii.litv and
dernagogism of themselves.
Mr. George S. .Smith, surveyor gen
era!, deserves the congratulations of
all men who desire to see justice ac
complished and he especially deserves
the congratulations of the party which
he has officially represented and w hose
good reputation he has preserved.
State Fair Offlt-ers.
The Farmer wishes t'j speak a kind
word in behalf of the present orticers
of the State Board of Agriculture, that
they are entirely comiietent is evedent
from tiie success of last year, and the
perfect harmony iu which they worked
is one of the things to recommensl
them. It is no boy's play to take the
place of one of these ofheers during
the state fair, and as each one of them
have been tried and found efficient,
seems to be no reason for a change.
Past experience has proven the folly
of giving up tried and true officers for
inexperienced ones. Our StaU Board
of Agriculture is in a fair way to be
come a grand success, and those who
have taken it from tht wreck of 1&91.
and placed it on a sovjid basis, can
certair.ly be trusted to manage U an
other year. Nebraska a artner,
' I is liiod lo make a dollili hill
Cover I he m-.-ils o ten ;
lis hind lu gel is runnier' i'kia
r ioiii mil clucking Iiiui.
.4 sul-c once said In itiits ol ol I
All lliliix will c e lo Mill m'Iim uah.
nut lie vi lio oil iiiiilclitni... d
I MM one o u l.i. in tunnel aonn, uuld J
W III coine h n n eiit-iin... I,, piiy
Miull Mud lie vi i iii aome olln-i '
And t Its. t lor him the tiny I. t old. t
A Ttiaii net er realize., remark
oiiiiiierriitl traveler, how pleiils'
miiHturd i, and how M7ir p urn vi
and meat, until he lacklev'a rallri
refrcahiiicnt-ruoiii mmdw ii h. I
.Latin Is h dead lungtiue, mi. I this1,
'why doctors ue 11 for writing 0
thei r iin-k. i ! 1,1 1. ..i. 4
. lhcie are n pumpH where the .
ctanut row s, whii h, perhaps,. n
counts for (he milk In it.
The Turk und the mail who He
011 a bnuiiun kkln have 111111 h in 1 01
soon. For iiihliin. i, ihey both
down v ithout t ailing for a tltslr.
.li old lady, lieiiling Unit J((
ltiioht coiilciuplulfil i-ilin
country, hojied (but he wnuhliJ
bring his "tliseiihe with hint.
What iii the tlitlereliee In Iwi-i-n
old I ramp mid a feather bed? Tin
is a material dillcicnce. One is hiu
Ui ami the other is soft down.
When a hit ml risked a icforined It
(brinle the cnti-e of hi. reforiiiatloi
he said: "An yo 1 ure iniirrleil, yo
will (iiile tindcistiiml me when I .u
getting lijisy ininle me see my liiolhei
The alibliliie slate of mii l i i-ii
(iiiitil only by the 1111111 with a ttlll
lurched est, a collar (hut won't At 11
buttoned behind, a pair of light shoe
1 t 1 . 11 1 , . .
mm a iiiui k ni'i 1 Keen neiw eeu lu
A lilb-sinll poet liil" pifM Hie I a lull
. f 1 . . t f a
Ul WIlfMII III? l-y flllllllOriMl H St'l O
works iionutl in HiCfckill 01 bis owl
I r .
...... 1 1 . t 1. ....
eg, W blcll W .'ts llllllilllaK-il -Ollll
tnontliH ngo. If ever book wet
bound in calf, these are.
A 1'eniinyl vftnia luubainl sued
loan for iilieiiling his wile'." allcetloiis
und the jury fiiv bun one iltdin
doiuagCK. When a woinnii's nffi ei i.n
are considered equivalent to iin
pMiuds of I'hetip tutrar, it' no w on I
voi-tig me n are remaining .ingle
. . 1 1 ' I . .1 z . .
Minn is 1 in- nr-i iiiiiig io tie don
in case of lire?'" akt-J Prof. Mun.
'Hup the iiifiinince coiup''
promptly answered the hot
foot of the cl:is. w ho
I'M'll blll'lll'tl out uliee 01
Mini a mm
liiioml t iiiiiiiii i .onnliisL.
isc cow' had been killed:
Hut hu didn't gel out of the way
whin I rung the bell." "Paith, Ihiu I
said Pal, "vc ilidu'l Mho , w hen !( 1
rnng her bell lutylhei.''
A western man a w hile ago eloped;
with his inot lii'i'-iu-btw'. Not lh11 hi
had any fancy or the woman, b"l he
had suid be w as the .01-l ,ii-1hihI ii,
arlh, and be utiiited'tiie world lo
He t.iat she reallv didn't liiinK so
The New York correspondent of the
St Louis Republican, writing of a ie
cent visit of the Hon. .f, B. Grinne)!,
of Iowa, to the eastern metropolis,
takes occasion to inform his readeis
that this gentleman is no other than
the anxious stripling to whom, many
years ago, Horace Greeley wrote the
t anions words, "Go west, young, g'J
Mr. Griniiell did go west, and pni
chased a large tract of laud and found
ed the city of Grinnell. He has had
about as gieat a variety of occupations
as any man. He has been a preacher,
a fanner, a lawyer, a railway receiver,
a college presided, a state senator, a
college trustee ami a member of con
gress. Mr. Griunell being ut the commence
ment of his career a young man of ex
cellent character and principles, start
ed Ids new venture on a higher plan
than thatof the mere speculator.and h
deserved the success that came. T
the correspondent he said:
"When I to-ik Horace Greeley's
vice by tl.e way. I am having Lis
famous letter photographed I h.el
pni chased a large tract of land, Im!
not iroin mercenary motives. My hisL
business was to lay out a tow n, ami 1
determined that no intoxicating liqu-.i
should be sold there, and up to this
time I may say that not one drop t
ardent spirits has ever been sold upon
I 1 ."u a ' u"-i,u V uie !,lu'-" 1""J"
And happening to be mayor of the
city for the hut two years, I will s.i.
that there w as only one person lining' t
before rue and lined for drurkenners
Frank l-eslie's Sunday Magadue fr
t nuer tne editorial chuigc of j;.
J.Ievitt Talmage. commences t'""
! New Year brilliantly. II Is a holiday
j number and affords delightful edify'IT?'
reading, i lie hrst ol a series of arti
cles on "Religious Denominations in
the United States" treats of Method
ism; its character and its attainments-
by Rev. Dr. Curry, I). I). The edib t
u..j ... nunranuj; Hl llCie, " V lio Y-
Thomas Guard?" Paul Pastuor shows
"What the Monica did for early Eng
lish Literature:" othr ennirM.Mtini
otv iiviii uie risiia nr lira lata I.
A.iali.. ri r .
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- --....,, v., jiaouui
V. u . A T .
nuuc j,en, me., and consist
wntiea stories, ijketcj.t,
essays, poems, etc. In the Heme pul
pit is a discourse by Dr. Talmage, "TLA
Popular Chriat," etc . and there is a
large, instructive miscellany. Price.
fill a vear: ainila rnnv. .1 mhIi t .!
paid. Address, Mrs. Frank Lesf
Publisher. S3, :.5 & 57 Park Place.i
York. ' I