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About Plattsmouth weekly herald. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1882-1892 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 1, 1887)
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Tlic cheapness of land around Plattsmoutli and its nearness to Onialia markets together with good
railroad facilities, make it not only a pleasant place to reside, but a desirable place for the establishment
of manufactories, and they are coming. While real estate values are growing more firm each day, yet
there is nothing speculative or fictitious about them, and good residence lots can be bought at from j$I
to $SS5 land near the city can be purchased at from $1 to $S5 per acre. Within the next twelve
months our city expects to welcome the Missouri Pacific and the Omaha and Southern i&ailways into its
The.-c are fiicts ami our city is well prepared for a boom. Xow is the time for you to invest in South Park Property. Many lots have alread been sold and a number of handsome cottnges are now going up in
this beautiful addition. Prices of lots
ire iran I a numlu-r of additional
CorrtNpowhnti throughout the County.
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From the Observer.
Evi'iyhody is init.tin up thtlr lieating
ptovos and gcttioi; rc:uly for the coming
Cora IIck-tt left yesterday raorn
inir for Colorado Springs to spend the
winter with relatives.
"Fortune knocks once at every man's
door;" I nit she don't go round the bar
room looking for him if he isn't in when
Alex Self ::gel, foreman of the Stock
man at Smith Omaha was in town Mon
day, lie says ho ain't married and there
are no prospects now for his ever becom
ing a married man.
From the II.mii.
The school at MeCaig's school house
opened last week with Miss Etta Pipes in
Trof. Burge and family, of South Bend,
were in town yeterday. fie will have
charge of the Greenwood schools this
Charley Connelly returned yesterday
from his claim in Keith eounty, and will
spend the winter here. lie seems well
pleased with his new home and reports
plenty of rain and good crops,
Peter Brown returned to his home at
Spring Branch. Tuesday, after a week's
visit to John I.eis. lie and Mr. Leis were
partners for eighteen years as stone ma
sons, and it may be imagined his visit
was an enjoyable one.
From the Echo.
Mr. A. Tyson has built himself a new
barn on his place northeast of town.
David A. Campbell, as county treasure,
has had no pe r and he will no doubt be
re-elected this fall.
Miss Mary Ross of Des Moines, Iowa,
5Po and $1;U each ou monthly
arrived at this place last Friday the guest
of her brother A. L. and family. She
will remain another week.
J. C. Eikenbary is gaining for himself
a noble recerd for the position he now
holds as county sheriff, and if he conies
out this fall we predict for him a strong
Wm. II. Pool seems to be the only
talked-of candidate in the field for re
corder of deeds, and he indeed w ill be
Maynard Spink has served well in the
responsible position of county superin
tendent and stands a good chance of be
ing returned this fall.
J. M. Robertson is one of the best dem
ocrats that ever held a county otlice and
he has given fair satisfaction as a county
clerk. He will make a strong pull this
fall if nominated.
It is to be naturally supposed that C.
Russell will again strive for the honored
position of county judge. "Woosley of
Greenwood, also aspires for the end, but
his doom is sealed.
Mike'Cayey's little baby come near be
ing fatally injured last Fjiday evening.
Its mother put the little one in a box,
that was sitting on a bench, until she
could draw a bucket of water, and in
some way the babe managed to push the
box off and down come baby, box and
all. It's chin and tongue were badly
hurt and fears were intertained that it
was hurt internally as it was unable to
nurse and had to be fed with a spoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Solomen Long have a
daughter from Wyuiore visiting them for
a few days.
Rev. Branston will deliver a lecture on
Tuesday night of this week nt the Union
church. Subject, "John Wesley."
J. M. Cole has bought property in
Weeping Water and will move there in a
short time. Jim will force a sale the oth
of September to dispose of his property
on the farm.
Mr. Silas Crasser is going to leave U3
some time this fall. He lias bought town
property in Plattsmoutli. What Silas is
going to follow there or what he is going
to do with his place we have not been in
formed. Considerable imoortant business was
for aaortla, soaatSa9 east aaad wet
or yearly payments.
" No trouble
transacted at the special school meeting
held Thursday evening. Scot Hare was
made director, which place had been va
cant ever since its annual meeting.
Charley Allen, son of Wave Allen the
Ashland miller, was down visiting
his unele, John Correll the but week.
Mrs. Law Moore met with a painful
accident. Late Saturday evening while
returning home from a visit to some of
the neighbors, the bolt which connects the
tongue with the wagon came out letting
the tongue down causing the horses to
stait and jerking Mrs. Moore out, throw
ing her on her shoulder with such frce
as to cause severe pain. Dr. Reynolds
was called and dressed her wounds, fni-1
at this writing she is getting along as well
could be expecied-
Two couples f young folks fronj Rock
Creek, Three Groves and South Roc!;
Bluffs, took in the U. B. church at Centre
Valley on last Sunday r.ight. We pre
sume they went out to meeting but they
was rather surprised to find on arriving
there that the folks in that vicinity hold
meeting in the fore part of the night or
evening, just as other people do. They
returned sorter quitly about the time the
moon was gliding in on the home stretch
in the far west.
Jim Foster attends the Weeping Wat
er fair this week with some of his big
monstrous water melons.
From the Republican.
J. Chase is spending the week in Lin
coln. Dan Johnson is here and will remain
until after the fair.
A. A. Miller has moved into his new
residence on Commercial avenue.
Joe Upton is home after spending sev-da3-s
with relatives near Avoca.
Mrs. Law, of Clarinda, la., has been
visiting her friend Mrs. Maxwell for
Mrs. Wm. Reed returned fromMilford
last Friday, where she has spent most of
Miss Ida Henry, of Nebraska City, has
been visiting friends in Weeping Water
for several days past.
"Miss Carrie Dunham who has been vis-
E&a tea s&xtf a V V &&ia cSs t&. k2 Ou: vza Wala
tSie oaBtEaeraa BSaaalt of tSae elty 5
to .show roods." Call and tee us.
j iting with her brother for the past few
weeks, returned t her home in
Cleveland, Ohio yesterday.
W. C. Wallen and wife returned from
their Iowa visit last wefk. Mrs. Wallen
was taken quite sick and their visit was
thus shortened considerably. She is,
however,-improving nicely since her re
turn. Harry Xcthaway got severely kicked
last Friday, lie attempted to make a
mare, that stood in Wood trds barn stand
up that he might pass. The mare had a
colt amd is very cross, she hit Harry witii
both feet, one struck the abdomen and
tli!' other on the groin. He was thought
to be quite seriosuly hurt for a time but
we.s soon able to hobble nbuut with the
aid of a cane.
From the Eat;!e.
The only child of Win. Shepherd ia
very sick this week, with typhoid fever.
A Towie is preparing to erect another
house on the south side, it is for his own
use this time. It will be 14x22 with
annex 14x14, work was begun on the
Miss Ella Thorngate has accepted a
position in one of tha departments of the
Omaha public schools. She will takchfr
placs Sept, 12th, Miss Ella is a good
teacher and will give satisfaction where
ever she goes.
M. fcherar went out to York last week,
to make arrangements for the admittance
of two of his daughters into the college
at that place. Miis Nettie and Lottie are
the favored ones, they will be there at the
beginning at the fall, term,
A son of John Irons who resides near
Victoria, met with a painful accident
last week that will lay him up for some
time. He was cutting hands for the
thresher which was at work. A stroke
intended for a band was receiyed on two
fingers, nearly severing them both. He
has plenty of time now to visit among
his friends which will be enjoyed better
than his former occupation.
Rock Bluffs Notes.
Onr fall term of school began last
Monday and is taught by Mr. Frank
Joseph Sans and Robert Fitch intend
going to Union this week to put up a
store building for Robert Franz & Co. of
Some thief that would rathe rt steal
than buy stole James Wood's skiff one
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night last week and no trace of it lias
Mr. Beam who has been living on I. S.
White's farm for some time moved last
week to the Wm. Porter farm southwest
Several flocks of wild geese have been
going south the pa.-t week. This is
nnher early for them to be moveng but
it is a reminder that it is not always hot
weather lu re.
' Amos Case goes to the head in the class
for fishermen. A week ago last Friday
he caught a catfish that dressed one hun
dred and four pounds.
Mr. Thomas Sullivan has his new house
ready for the masons. He built a house
thirty feet square twenty feet high and
with a square or cottage raof.
Billy Allen returned to the old sUtnp
ing ground la-t week, he thinks he w
stay with us a while and open up the
blacksmith shop again this winter.
The Carroll Brothers have been thresh
ing in the neighgorhood the pa:it week.
Wh::;it is turning out from 7 to 10 bush
els to the acre and oats from 13 to 30
bushels to the acre.
The corn crop is very spotted some
pieces will make a fair crop and other
pieces that have been equally as well
tended will not make more than one
half or two thirds of a crop.
A few days ago the Case boys killed
twenty one rattle snakes on King hill at
one time and in one plac-. We have al
ways heard that King hill was famous
for raising rattle snakes but this story
takes the cake off anything that we have
about that hill.
Another one of our schoolmarms has
changed her avocation by getting mar
ried. Miss Vina Franz who taught our
summer school this summer wa3 married
lost Wednesday at Factoryville to Wm.
Wolf a thriving blacksmith of that place.
If this goes on much longer Cass county
will have to import some school teachers
or close the school houses.
The potato crop is next thing to a fail
ure We have taken pains to inquire ol
a good many farmers as to their potato
crop and nearly all of them say they will
only have from one fourth to one half of
a crop and between the dry weather and
the cabbage worm the cabbage crop may
be called an almost entire failure in this
Mr. Wm. Franz, of Factory ville. his wi fe
and eleven children all went to Platt-
ijm r r -'if w ml wajuki
Sasils of Cass County,
mouth last Monday and had a family
picture taken. The children nrc mostly
men and women grown and as we under
stand there are six gids and five boys.
Mrs. Joseph Sans and Mrs. Wyatt Hutch
inson of this place are two of the family.
The patent right steam w usher luan
was around last, week just begging for a
chance to wash up all your dirty clothes
and of course after the washing is done
he expects you to buy one of his machines
but as we have had some experienco
with washing machines including one
steam washer we did not let him wash
any for us,
Joseph Sans has just built him a new
gran ry the sills of which have been in
uie thirty-one years and to all appear
ances are as sound as eyer. Two of them
are bur-oak and two of black walnut.
They were first used in the frame of a
saw mill at this place for ten or twelve
years and the ballance of the time they
have been in a granary and are now used
in the construction of a new one.
From the Leader.
Mrs. Wm. Huberts spent a day or two
this week in visiting Lineal n friends.
Mrs. Madden, of Ashland, spent a few
days in town the first of the week among
Mr. Isaac Stradley and son Frank, liv
ing southeast of town, are both suffering
G. W. Mnyfield and wife of Louisville,
came up Monday to visit the sick bed of
Mrs. M.'s mother.
Mrs. J. B. McFurlin, of Ainsworth,
Nebraska, who has been the guest of her
sister Mrs. M. B. Howard for a week prior,
left for her home Monday.
Bessie Moon returned this morning
from her visit at Acksworth, Iowa. She
was accompanied as far as Ashland by
her aunt. Miss Emma Moon.
David Priest returned Tuesday even
idgfrom a month's sojourn in York coun
ty. He reports the corn crop in that
county as looking even more promising
than it does here.
Mr. Chaplin and wife, parents of Mrs.
C. A. Woosley arirved in town Monday
and will spend the winter with their
daughter and family. Mr. Chaplin is an
old-time knight of the stick and rule, and
though well along in years lias by no
means lost the . knack of his calling, as
was proyed by a short trial at ths case in
our office one day this week.
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