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FLATTSJIOCTn WEEKLY HERALD. THURSDAY. APsP.IL 7, 18S7.
siat-hsbs or ctowiWG m new $vmm styles at wescott's
afsfactiosi guaranteed no Monkey Business." l&emeuiber Hie 1M is on at
' WESCOTT'S, Rockwood IBlocls.
1 LOWHST KR1CESS
h Qhttsmouih Spiff ;
JAS. E. KNOTT3, Reporter.
All Bitory da n JoU Wrk and Ad
Vet tlalaff up ( April 4th nhoald 1
paid te It. U. Wlndbaaa; all mommy
due Wutsrltiu ahenld be paid to
the itevr proprietor at thla office.
Public improvements Is the order of
-The water workn tit Hastings will
cost apout $83,000.
lleinember the "V" sociable at Rock
wtnl Hull tonight.
The Count Commissioners have
lifn in session thin week.
TIj final trial and celebration of our
water works has leea postponed till May
Engineering parties still keep up
their silent work in the suburbs of PlatU
xuoiith. Miss Birdie Irish entertained a num
ber of young people at her home last
C. W. Sherman, of the Bloody Fourth,
wa only able to see with one eye
the day after election.
The II&kald acknowledges a pleas
ant call from C. A. Knnfmnn, cashier of
the Avoca bank.
-r-IIon. Edwin Jeary was in the city
Tuesday on business connected with his
Wc ask all fiieuds of the IIkkald
to send us personal notices of parties
coming to or leaving our city.
Miss Laura Roberts returned to her
school work at the University after a
week's visit with Mrs. Spurlock.
Henry Waterman, is happy over a
new comer at his house, who will vote the
straight republican ticket in 21 years. . "
Major D. II. Wheeler, of Omaha, was
in the city Tuesday, shaking hands with
old friends and attending to business.
S. A. Davis, the popular grain mer
chant, made the IIkkald office a pleasant
call, but didn't stay long for fear he
would get his name iu print.
The way strangers are putting their
money into whatever Plattsmouth prop
erty they can g-t hold of is enough to
wither the heart of the most ancient fogy.
List years building record was con
fined largely to business blocks, but thi3
spring opens with a rush of new resi
dence going tip In different parts of the
Rev. Geo. Shuman will deliver a
lecture on "IJiic-a-Brac" at the Eight
Mile Grove church next Saturday evening
at 7:30 o'clock. A cordial invitation is
extended to all.
The Omaha parties interested in the
purchase of land just west of town, con
tinue to add to their possessions in a sub
ftnatal way. They have secured several
valuable tracts this week.
J. M. Young, of Rock Bluffs, left
on Tuesday evening's train for northern
Nebraska to look after some land in
terest there. Misses Luella and Annie
Young accompany him to Omaha to visit
frieuda for a few days.
Allen Beeson hai returned from his
sojourn at Hot Springs, Arkansas, much
improved iu health, and reports Mrs. Bee
son also much benefitted by the climatic
influences of the South. Mr. Beeson re
turned to prepare for Court, but his wife
will remain at Hot Springs several weeks
The little three-year oid, son of Mr.
" and Mrs. Sid Wheeler, residing on Win
terstcen hill, died of Scarlet fever Tuesday
afternoon about four o'elock, and was
buried yesterday. The other two child
ren, who liave bceu suffering from the
dread complaint, are conidered out of j
The City Republican Central Com- i
mittec for the ensuing year, as an-
nounced at the city convention Monday j
night embraces the following named per
son.: First ward M. D. Polk; Second
'ward L- E. Skninner; Third ward A
11. Todd; Fourth ward Frank Carruth.
Chairman, A. X. Sullivan.
The amusement loving public will
be well entertained at the Opera House
ou next Tuesday night, April 12tb. by the
appearance of Howorth's Double Show,
'The Two Dim's" Hibernica and Specialty
Company, with fine band and orchestra.
This company comes highly recommend
ed, and. will give you an entertainment
of real merit and full of fun, keeping
you in a continuous roar of laughter.
Remember tbe date, April 12tb.
The City Election.
Tuesday's election was attended
little excitement outside of the Second
ward, where a lively skirmish took place
between two elements for the honor of
rcprepreseuting that ward in the city
Mr. Wie, the regular republican nomi
nee despaired of an election, and tiiis
left the struggle to Messrs. Ttitt and
Jones the latter being supported by the
saloon element which came out triumph
ant with a majority of four. That so
estimable a citizen as Mr. Tutt should
le defeated by the rag-tags and bob-tails
who shouted for reform and a keg of
beer, is a matter of regret with all law
biding people who have the best interests
of the commuuity at heart. That such
an element aspires to supremacy in the
control of the city's affairs forebodes no
good for the town. They have nothing
in common with the interests of the more
respectable class, and their influence is
entirely with those who place gambling
hells and ru rush ops before schools and
In the First ward the Democrats did
themselves proud In nominating so pub
lic spirited a gentleman as Mr. J. V.
Week bach, and while the ward is over
whelmingly Democratic, it is to Mr.
Polk's credit that he tcceived onlv about
forty votes less than his competitor.
The Third returned Mr. Dutton, in
spite of a small-calibred scheme to de
Mr. McCallan, who has proved a faith
ful and careful worker in the interest of
the city, was returned from the Fourth
ward, with no opposition.
For member of the school board,
Messrs. Waugh and Showalter were elect
ed, though their contestants were among
the most popular citizens in the commu
nity and eminently well qualified for the
Mrs. S. A. Davis and Mrs. Perry Walk
er represented the choice of a goodly
number and the flattering vote cast for
these ladies, is certainly a fitting tribute
to their persoual popularity as well as it
is also" an encouragement to those who
belieye in women holding positions on
school boards. -
Arrangement are being made by the
firemen of thij city to give a grand ball
on the evening of May 5th at the opera
house. The following committees have
the matter in charge:
On general arrangements II. C.
Ritchie, James Patterson, S. C. Green,
John O'Neill and J. F. Yallery.
On floor Wm. Neville, E. S. Greu.el,
F. A. Murphy. D. C. Morgan, William
Chamber?, with Chas. E. Duke s
On reception O. C. Smisli, A. Salis
bury. Fred Bremer, C. A. Smith, S. Buz
rell, T. M. Patterson. L. O. Gerkey, Hen
On invitations Jas. K. Pollock, L. E.
Skinner, Claus. Brekenfeld.
On programme James Patterson, F. A.
Prominent Republican, 9 a. m. "And
so you are going to run a red hot repub
lican paper are you;"
"Yes; that is the intention."
"Well, that's business. We don't want j
any democrats in office, and I hope I will j
never live to see the day when I vote for j
a democrat for anything." j
Prominent Republican, 1 p. m. same j
day "Well, I've concluded to support !
"Support Jones! did you eayi "Why!
Jones is a democrat." !
"Yes. but there's no show for our mar,
and as between democrats I prefer the ;
worst one we can get." j
The Water Worjcs Company have !
been unfortunate of late. One day last ;
week the main leading from the bottom
of the stand-pipe broke and let out in a j
somewhat unceremonious way, sixty- j
eight feet o'f -water. This circumstance j
resulted in a settling of the stand-pipe, j
On Friday, however, a test was made in '
the belief that the direct pressure from
the engines would throw water 100 feet
hi rh on Main street. A trial however
i failed to throw a stream of water more
j than sixty feet. The broken main at the
stand-pipe has been replaced with a new
i one, and there is now no doubt but what
with the t-tand-pipe filled with water the
company will find it an easy matter to j
comply with the requisites of the con j
Mr. Thomas Williams and Miss Mol-
lie Williams, brother and sister of Mrs.
Rev. Alexander, left this morning for
Montana, where Mr. Williams has se
cured a lucrative position in a mercantile
bouse. The best wishes of their many
fneDtU accompany them.
TH'SCARRI ACE STOPS THE
The Last Call-Art Accident that
Dikii Dr. Jennie Foster, wife of D. F.
Fotcr, at her home on Main street, be
tween Sixth and Seventh ttreJs, last
Friday evening, after au illuess of four
On the Sabbath before the death of
Dr. Jennie Foster she was driven by her,
little son, Wendle, to make a uroft-Bsionat
call. On leav'ng the house she saw that
in turni'ig the horte he was upsetting the
buggy. She ran to the rescue caught the
back wheel, which was lifted from the
ground some inches, and by a sudden
lurch brought it back into position; and
though she did save the life of her child
she sacrificed her own. The pereleneuni
was ruptured and inflammation at once
set in, which gave cause of alarm. A
consultation of physicians pronounced
the case hopeless. She early diagnosed
her own case, declaring "that no hu
man skill could save her life." Her
mother was at once telegraphed for. She
came prepared to meet the inevitable
with a Christian composure that told
fortitude that was heaven born. Every
thing that tender, loving friends could
do was done to smooth her pathway to
the pearly g:ites.
Her pastor, Rev. W. B. Alexander,
with sorrowing ones, bowed at her bed
side beseeching soverei.n mercy in her
behalf. When the pastor asked her
what of the prospect ahead? she spoke
with emphasis, "the way is clear." And
when her sinking bark was well nigh
stranded she exclaimed, "I am growing
d( af. the change is coming fast! Raise
me up! Raise me up!" And her freed
soirit soared away to realms of endless
day, "Where the wicked cease from
trembling and the weary are at rest.'
As a physician she was eminently suc
cessful for one so young in years and
practice, she having graduated in Febru
ary, 1882, at the aa;e of 28. Days,
months, . ave. years may pass ere her
place will be filled with one more com
petent than she. But on the devoted
husband the blow falls most heavily,
and we command hirno the sympathy of
all who "mourn with those who mourn and
weer with those who weep." The son
was left by the dying mother to the guar
dian care of the grandmother. Mr. Fos
ter left on the earlr morning train. Sat
urday, conveying the sacred remains to
their" last resting place, in the family
burying ground at Winteraet, Iowa, and
ere this memorial is enned the beautiful
casket, laden with Tillies and roses, the
gifts of a few faithful friends, will be
deeplv covered bent-uth the mother earth,
and the iewcl of its sih-nt contents daz
zling in the diadem of the king of kings.
The Election Returns.
The election of Aldermen in the differ
ent wards and two members of the School
Board called out only a fair vote lat
In the Second ward the interest waxed
warm and was stubbornly contested by
friends of both candidates. The ladies
did not take part till late in the day, and
the vote given Mrs. Davis ad Mrs Walk
er is only a fair indication of what might
have been, had a more vigorous effort
been made in their behalf. The result
in the different wards is as follows:
J. V. Weckbach 10 1
M. D. Polk 54
For Members of School Board,
Sam Waugh 86
W. C. Sho waiter 90
E B. Lewis. : 4
W. II. Newell 38
Mrs. Davis 22
Mrs Walker :yt... 22
John D. Tutt- , .101
D. M. Jones 105
For Members of School Board,
Sam Waugh 148
W. C. Sho waiter 113
W. H. Newell 15
E B. Lewis 78
Mrs. Perry Walker 51
Mr. Davis 40
S. W. Dutton 128
For Members of School Board,
E. B. Lewis 115
W. II. Newell ; 113
Sam Waugh 56
W. C. Sbowalter 56
Mrs. Davis 17
Mrs. Walker 16
Pat McCallan 113
For Members of School Board,
E. B Lewis 40
W. IL Newtll 3S
V. C. Showalter 7J
Sam Waugh . 77
Mrs. Davis 8
Mrs. Walker 7
Of the Water Works Celebration.
For various reasons it was decided to
postpone the Water Works celebration to
May 5th, at which time the works will be
tested, and a programme carried out
suitable to the occasion. There will be
public speaking at the Opera House, and
every effort will be made to entertain all
strangers and visitors upon that day.
Remember the day and date; tell your
friends about it, and let everybody come.
.'lattsmouth, May 5th.
Real Estate Transfers. .
; ,August Stohlman to Melchoir Sonin-
chsen, lot 12 in block 84. vr. d., 100.
John Williams to John R. Cox, north
half of northeast quarter of uorthwett
quarter, 12, 13, 12, w. d., &34.
John neth to George 3. Smith, lot in
18, .12, 14, a half acre, w. d.
.Rebpcca Watson, Elizabeth Harshman
and G. W. Harshman to 8. H. WUson,
east half f northwest quarter and north
half of southwest quarter, q. c. d., $1,500
Sarah J. Fairfield to John D. Tutt, lota
3 uud 4 in block 8, Duke's addition, w.
Jos Throckmorton to Oreapolis Corn-
many, northeast quarter of 1, 12, 13, q.
c. d., ?1.
Oreapolis Comp nv to O. II. Ballou,
east half of northwest quarter and the
west half of the northeast quarter of 1,
12. 13, w. d., 3,000.
John V. Egenberger to O. H. Ballou,
northwest quarter of the northwest quar
ter of section 12, except 10 acres in the
southwent quarter and 5 acres in the east
half of the southeast quarter of aaid
northwest quarter of the northwest quar
ter of si-ction 12; also subject to the
right of way of a road running eat and
west through said fortv; also the south
west quarter of the southwest quarter
and the south half of the uortnxestt
quarter of the southwest quarter, less one
acre for school house, all in section 13
and 1 in town 12, range 13, w. d., $6,300.
R. B. Windham to A. C. Fry, lota 1, 2,
3, 4. 5 and 6 in block 81. q. c. d., $100
Peter J. Nichols to II. Roelofsx, lots H
and 6 in block 19, w. d., $400.
R. B. Windham to A. B. Knotts, lot 12
in block 19, w. d., $2,500.
L. C. Eickhoff to M, - Inhelder, the
northwest quarter of 5. 11, 11, qj c. d.,
50. . ..
Itobt MoGili to Mary Case, west half
of southeast quarter of 2, 10, 12, "W. d.,
John II. Hart to Geo. W. Hvlton, un
divided half of lotl in Elmwood, w. d.,
George W. Hvlton to M. E. and W. D.
Marshall, undivided half of lot 1 in
Elmwoo.l, w. d., 625. ! '-
Jaeob Vallery, sr., to S. D.; Mercer, the
southwest quarter of the northwest quarT
ter of 12, 12, 13, w. d.t $2,700.
: John E. Kline to Robert Troop. lo.t 2
in block. 02, w. d., $1,075. . , . .
j John 'Black to J. V. Egenberger, ten
icreB,'art of lo,t 3 in the northwest quar
ter of northeast quarter oc z. 12, Id, w.
L. D. Bennett to Anton Swobody, lots
11 and 12 in block 23 m Duke's addition,
q. c. d., $75. ' '
C. B. & Q. to Edward Post, west half
of northeast quarter of 15, 10. t, w. d.,
Mrs. Jane Donnelly, mother of Roliert
Donnelly of this eity-,,ptwtlie home of
hef son, in the seventy-sixth year o
her age. . .
Mrs. Donnelly was of Scoteli descent
coming to this country in 185$. -In 1871
she came to Nebraska and made her hosne
with her son, whose hodschold now
mourns the loss of a mother. The sym
pathy of the community is extended the
bereaved family of Mr. Donnelly in their
A New Lodge.
With the assistance of an Omaha dele
gation a new I. O. O. F. lodge waa or
ganfted in Plattsmouth last Saturday
eveninsr. The following o facers were
Noble grand R. C. Petersen.
Vice grand C. S. Curtis.
Secretary S. P. Vanatta.
Treasurer C. S. Twiss.
. Trustees S. P. Vanatta, P. D. Bates
and R. Petersen.
A Modern Woodman Society has
been organized in this city with the fol
lowing nnmed gentlemen as officers:
Consul L. A. Newcomer.
Adviser W. C. Willett?.
Clerk J. F. Morris.
Banker Peter Merge?.
Escort Bryson Smart.
Physician- Dr. E. W. Cook.
Watchman Jesse Root.
Sentrv J. P. Kuhney.
Managers J. N. S; mmers, Geo. Nile
and S. P. Holloway.
SIMPSON &. HOLMES.
Casolineand Coal IITime Card.
Wagon will leave depot n Mondays,
Wednesday and Fridays for all residences
north of Main Ktreet; on Tuesday. Thurs
day and Saturday, for all rsidencea south
of Main street. Leave orders ut express
office or by telephone to Holmes' livery
stables. "Wait for the wagon." 26tf
E. G. DQVEY & SON.
"VVe want to call your attention to the fact that we can
show you in our new stock for
A superb line of everything carried in a first
y class line of - V ,
Notions, Boots, Shoes,
Queensware and Groceries.
We have the handsomest Line of iiimbroidcries, both
in Karrow and wide, ever brought to the City.
Our Stock of Dress Goods, both in
AVool and AVash Goods; also
in White Goods is
UNSURPASSED BY ANY OTHER IIHE IN THE CO.
Our line ot Table Linens, Napkins, Crashes, Towels, Prints,
Ginghams and Muslin is well worth looking over.
- - Especial attention is called to our
"Which is fuller and more complete than usual, at prices that will
' " satisfy you. . In our
Boot fSh.oa Department
"We have Good Values to offer and want to keep up our rep
utation by Belling none but Good Goods. We take consider
able pride in our
-:- QUEENSWARE -:- DEPARTMENT
And can show the finest line ot" this Glass of Goods handled by
any firm in the city. We invite inspection ot our difler
; ' ent Departments, assuring all that we offer our Goods
AT LOWEST I'ltlCES.
TP1 TO" 3E& iagr
After Diligent Search has at last . been" L cated, and the
Public will not be greatly surprised to know that
it wan found at the Large -
W Here courteous treatment, square dealing and a Magnifi
cent Stock of Goods to select from are
responsible for ray
Rapidly Xaereastog Trade.
IT WILL BE MONEY IN YU R POCKET
To Consult me before Buying.
UNDERTAKING AND EMBALMING A SPECIALTY.
COICER VIST? 'D SISTn, - PLATT&JQVTO BHAJSA-
31 '03? TO" J& IES !
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