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I'LATTSMOUTIi WEEKLY HERALD, TliaitSDAV, SEPTEMBER 1, 18S7.
Efte Uhiilnnwiitn l&cchfa $r:iM
Miss Mary H.nvkijworth id visiting
at Ackron, Colo.
Tho chimney sweep is around on
his annual fall tour.
It. B. "Windham left for Dcs Moines
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Morris spout Hun
day in Pacific Junction.
Miss Mary Wecklmoh returned last
"week from her visit to Iiurlington.
Miss W'ggcnhom, of Ashland, is
visiting the family of l' (J. Frickie.
Miss Hattie Latham returned last
week from a two weeks visit at Central
Miss Anna llussell spent Sunday and
the fore part of the week visiting at
Misses Nellie and Aggie Murphy, ol
Omaha, are visiting their cousin, Miss
Mrs. Oueal and Misses Birdie and
Jessie Oneal returned last Thursday to
the'r home in Iowa.
Dave Campbell has bought thellall
rook property on 5th street where ho will
soon take up his residence.
Miss Lizzie Mayne who has been visi
ting Mrs. Fred Whitney returned to her
home in Creston, Iowa, Tuesday.
- -Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Cody and daught
er, who haye been visit'ng relatives over
the state returned to Plattsmouth Tues
day. Miss Daisy Green, of Omaha, who
has been visiting with Mrs. Charles F.
"Whitney the past week, returned home
Mr. and Mrs. Johns, of tne Platts
mouth gas company left yesterday for a
Missouri town where Mr. Johns is intend
4 ing to erect a gas works.
The first meeting of the teachers
association of Cass Co., will be held at
Louisyille, Sept. 3, a cordial invitation
is extended to those interested in the
B. Elson returned Sunday morning
from his trip east, he reports having a
nice time. He bought a very large stock
of goods which will begin to arrive in a
No. 1 passenger train of yesterday
morning came in in line style, there being
fifteen cars. The principal part of the
train was made up of the annual Harvest
Home excursion from Indiana and Illi
nois. Mr. Mclvinnon formerly a resident
of Plattsmouth. but now living in Den
ver, spent the first of the week visiting
in the city. He was on his way to visit
at Prince Edward's Island and will stop
at Plattsmouth again on his return.
Misses laced sergo shoes S5 and
foxed 50 cents only, at Merges. 14tf
The premium lists are in the hands
of the secretary, Harry C. llitchie. Many
of them have been mailed to citizens of
Cass county, but, if any have been over
looked, they will be supplied by sending
or calling on the secretary.
Sealing Wax at Warrick's Drug
The incoming "K. C." of Monday
morning was delayed several minutes at
Bellvue on account of the breaking of
the air brake rod under the second coach.
The rod broke on the run from Omaha to
Bellve and was discovered and removed
at the latter place.
--A large number of special premiums
have been offered by our citizens for va
rious things, for which, please see premi
um list, and let all our home talent come
and compete, even to getting married
and secure Boeck and Unruh's special.
Liquid Blackboard Slating at War
The track at the fair grounds has
been put in excellent shape and is
as smooth as a floor; and is now open to
all drivers of stock, bicycles and hose
teams. The buildings are being remova
ted and put in repair, and in ten days will
be ready for the reception of 6tock etc.
Wheeling Stogies 3 for 5 c. the best
in the city at Warrick's, dGt-w4t
The Plattsmouth street railway com
pany are actiyely at vork and have their
grading about done to the fair grounds,
and by this date are laying ties and iron.
This will of a certainty be a great help,
not nly to our city, but to our coming
fair. As our understanding is, it will be
be complete in ample time for the lattcrs
The best Kalsomine at Warrick's,
only 8c. a lb. dGt-w4t
Mr. G. II. Longenhagcn brought to
this office one day last week three apples,
one a wine sap and two of the Ben Davis
varieties which were raised last year by
Andrew B. Taylor of this county, these
apples were as sound as when they were
gathered last fall. Mr. Longenhagen
also brought us three potatoes that he
jjrew in a box without any dirt or moist
ure of any kind.
Try "Plantation" Punch Cigars at
"Warrick's "America's finest 5c Cigar."
Dr. Scliildknccht returned yesterday
from his eastern trip.
The Wepiog Water fair opened
Tuesday. It was not a fair day.
Miss May Kussell left this morning
for Weeping Water to attend the wed
ding of a fnena.
Plattsmouth is enjoying the benefits
of the signal service. The flags are dis
played from a polo over Merges' shoe
Harry Williams, the boy wh as
saulted the fruit vender at the Sunday
picnic, was lined $5 and costs in Judge
Kusscll's court, Tuesday.
Warrick guarentees his Mixed Paint
to do more work, look better and last
longer than Lead and Oil, try it. d6t-w1t
Coup's epiescurriculum which exhib
ited at the opera house Monday, Tues
day and Wednesday evening and Wed
nesday afternoon drew large and merited
audiences. The entertainment consisted
of many performances of little treks by
the horses which were very difficult and
the;r obedience to commands would al
most make one believe they were pos
sessed of powers of reason and under
standing. During the evening fine ex
hibition of bycic e riding, jugglery etc.
were also given.
Lead, Oil, Varnishesl Brushes &c. at
Warrick's good goods and low prices.
One of our enterprising young attor
neys desiring to view tho beautiful scen
cy of South Park, last Friday went to
one of our livery stables to secure a
horse. Having confidence in his ability
as a horseman, he chose one of a forward
nature, and mounting, rode gaily on his
way. All went well till after the arrival
at the park, but surely "pride goeth be
lore a fall" for here, the steed becoming
enthused with the fresh air, struck out
over the hills on a gentle gallop, and ex
actly all that happened immediatelj' af
terward will probably never be known,
but a little later the attorney could have
been seen wending his way homeward on
foot, leading the animal behind h:m.
The finest line of Birthday cards at
Warrick's Drug Store. dGt-w4t
Deputy-Sheriff McElwain borrowed
Will. Sampson's line span of horses, King
and Nig, last Tuesday to give them a
little exercise. They having been at
pasture all summer were quite frisky.
He started for Weeping Water and when
within about two miles of that place,
Kiug was taken very sick and lay down
in the road. Mr. McElwain being
unable to rouse the animal went for a
doctor and help, but when they returned
the hrse was dead and Nig was sick.
The doctor examined the horse and said
its death was caused by fever which had
been com'ng on for several weeks and
was brought on in fatal form by the
morning drive, although it might have
died, but not so soon, from the disease
had it been leit alone. Mr. McElwain is
doing all he can to save the other horse,
and b yesterday it appeared all right.
Will. S.impson feels quite down hearted
at his loss for he prized the team very
Wall Paper New stock justrecived
at Warrick's. dGt-w4t
List of Letters
Remaining unclaimed, in the Postoffice
at Plattsmouth, Nebraska, Aug.31, 1887,
for the week ending Aug. 20.
Anderson, S. J. .Archer. Win.
Cross. Miss May. Cole, W. II.
Carry, Henry. Cory, Mrs. II. W.
Cole, Mrs. Liua. Dustin, Mrs. L. A. (2)
Emeison, Albert. Frauks, I, II.
Grace. Miss Lizzie. lTickenau.Mrs.Kuthey.
Hooper, F. J. Long. Miss Ella.
Meri-insui.F. .1. MD.(2) Muller.Mr.
Miller. Miss Hope. Meredith. J. Tt.
Nichols. Mrs. A. A. I'oague. Miss Etta.
r"exton(or fcextorOMrs.Lou. J. liheinfrank.Geo.
Spurg'.n. MWs Uzie. Tautieoili, Win.
Persons calling for any of the above
letters will please say "advertised."
J. N. Wise, P. M.
The Sugar Feast.
The first annual sugar feast of the
Nebraska sugar band will be held in
Plattsmouth October 4, 5, and C, 1887.
The following will be the order of
ereneral exercises one the respective days:
Tuesday, Oct. 4, Reception of visi
tors during the day, grand torchlight
procession in the evening after which a
banquet for the visiting sugarers will be
given in Fitzgerald's Hall.
Wednesday, Oct. 5, Forenoon reher
sal, opera house 10 to 12 o'clock. Esen
ing, g p. m., concert at opera house.
Thuksday, Oct. 6, Behersal, opera
house 10 to 12 a. m. Afternoon conven
tion at Liederkranz Hall, for the election
of officers and appointing place for the
2nd annual sugar feast. Evening con
cert at opera house To conclude with
friand ball at Fitzgerald's Hall.
The following societies will be present
and take part in all tho exercises:
Lincoln , , ..Germania Maner c"oir.
Omaha. , .Maner choir.
Grand Island ...Ltedeikraaz.
Columbus Maner choir.
Plattsmouth ' Liederkranz
together witlithe I'luttMiiouth Glee Club, who
will sing at both concert.
Our German fellow citizens will, no
doubt, jet up a sugar feast that will be
an lienor and a credit to our city, and it
is the duty of every citizen of Platts
mouth to do all in their power to make
the visitors feel that they have seen a live
OfTfor a Shoot.
The recollections of prairio chickens
"on toast" and the news that they were
"thick out west" got away with some of
our best citizens yesterday, and, well sup
plied with amunition, guns and expect
ations they left yesterday morning for
northern Nebraska to shoot away their
cares and kill all the chickens in the
The parties taking this delightful ex
cursion were Billy Baker, Sam Chapman,
F. G. Fricki.:, II. Livingston, U. V.
Mathews, Gen. G. E. Smith of Omaha,
John Vallery, Alf White and Frank E.
A PLUCKY JAILOR.
W. H. Mallick Risks His Life But
Holds the Prisoners at Bay with
the Assistance of SamCapen the
Last Sunday night a desperate attempt
was made by the prisoners in the county
jail to escape, and would have succeeded
but for the courage of jailor W. H. Mal
lick. As usual Mr. Mallick entered tho cor
ridor of the jail about ten o'clock to
lock tho prisoners in their cells. This he
did, all appearing to be in their cells but
Edward Knight, who is held for bur
glary in Weop'ng Water, and who re
mained out to swTeep the corrider. Knight
asked Mallick to open the door leading
from the corridor that he might sweep
the dirt out, and as soon as the door was
open pointed a reyolyer at his head and
commanded him to throw up his hands.
But Mallick never flinched and an in
stant later the desperate man fired; the
bullet passuig close to Mallick's head.
Knight's shot was followed immediately
by one from the night watch, SamGapen.
The bullet passed close to Knight,s head
and he fell as though shot, but showed
his thirst for blood by snapping bis wea
pon several times directly at Mallick's
head but the weapon failed to go off and
Mallick drew his shooter atid fired at
Knight but without effect. Had Knight's
revolver not failed to go off Mallick
would undoubtedly have been killed.
During the melee William I. Foreman,
a young man confined for shooting a
boss on the Mo. Pacific, jumped from his
concealment under the wash stand and
pulled the lever which opens the cell
doors, and called to the prisoners to
come out, but Gapen was equal to the
emergency, and standing by the door of
the corridor threatened to shoot the first
man who left his cell, and Mallick seeiug
the new danger, hastened to close the
doors again, and Knight and Foreman
seeing the cause lost, attempted to escape
but were cornered in the adjoining room
by tne alert watchman. Just then po
liceman, Fitzpatrick arrived at the scene,
having heard the shooting and lent the
influence of his words and revolver to
ward subduing Knight and Foreman, the
latter having ginned possession of the
weapon. Mallick and Gapen finally got
the revolvier and returning the men to
their cells. The plot was well planned
and the jailor and watchman deserve
great credit for their courage and alert
ness. How the prisoners got the. weapon no
one knows, but Mr. Golding identified it
as one bought at his store during last
week and from his description of the buyer
Lee Osbourn was arrested but Mr. Gold
ing failed to identify him and at his trial
Tuesday he was discharged.
The prisoners had taken an iron rod
from one of the cots to use as a weapon
but the greeting Knight got caused the
prisoners to remain quiet and the rod
was not used.
Knight and Foreman were before
Judge Mathews on ehn.ige of assault with
intent to commit murder, Tuesday morn
ing, and were bound over to await the
convening of court. At the trial it also
appeared that the prisoners drew cuts to
see who should hold the revolver.
FURBISHED BY W. H. NEWELL & CO.
Wednesday, August 17, 1887.
Wheat No. 2, 45.
" 3 40.
Corn, " 2 2G.
" 2 17 and 18.
Rye, " 2 28.
Barley, " 2 40.
" " 3 30.
Cattle Receipts, 10,000; weaker; com
mon, 20c lower; shipping steers, $3.25
5.25; stockers and feeders, $2.003.20;
cows, bulls and mixed. $1.503.00;
Texas cattle, $l.703.25; western cattle
Hogs Receipts, 13,000; opened strong
and closed lower; rough, $4.805.10;
packing and shipping, $5.055,45; light
$4.855.30; skips, $3.004.70.
Nearly all diseases originate from in
action of the liver, and this especially
the case with chills and fever, intermit
tent fevers, and malarial diseases. To
save doctors' bills and ward off disease
take Simmons Liver Regulator, a med
icine that increases in popularity each
year, and has become the moat popular
and best endorsed medicine in the mar
1it for the cure of liyer or bowel dis
eases. Telegraph Dubuque, Iowa.
Republican Central Committee
Held at Weeping Water, Aug. 27, ls7.
Meeting called to order by M. M. Butler,
chairman at 1:30 P. M.
On roll call the following members
were found present, either in person or
by proxy, being the full committee,
l'lattsiiiouth 1st Ward, M. t. Folk, proxy for
L. C. Stiles.
Flattsinouth 2nd Ward, L. E, Skinner,
3rd " H. C. liitchle.
4th " A. 15. Todd, proxy for
L. A. Dorrington.
Plattxmouth Precinct, F. B. Shopp.
ICock Uluffs " A. .J, Graves, proxy
S. L. Furlong.
Liberty Precinct, (5. N. La Huh.
Avoca " J. L. Hutching.
Mt. Pleasant" Samuel Hector, proxy
II. G. Hawley.
Eight Milo Grove Prec't, John Adams.
Louisville Geo. W. Maj field.
Center " J.N.Woodford.
Weeping Water " P. S. Barnes,
fctove Creek " Win. Dallas.
Elmwood ' J. L. Barton.
Southland " W. II. Smith.
Salt Creek" " Geo. L. Findley.
Greenwood " J. (3. Stevenson.
Tipton " A. S. Cooley.
On mot'on of M. D. Polk, it was de
cided to hold the county republican
convention on Saturday, Oct. 1st, 1887,
for the purpose of placing in nomination
candidate! for the various county offices,
and electing fifteen delegates to the state
convention, to be held Oct. 5lh, 1887.
On motion, the representation from the
different prccinct3 was based on the vote
for Gov. John M. Thayer in the election
of 188G being one vote at large for each
precinct, one vote fr ever fifteen votes
cast for Gov. Thayer and one vote for
every major fraction in excess.
It was then carried by motion that the
primaries be held for t tie selection of
delegates to the county convention, Sat
urday Oct. 24th, 1887, at the following
Plattsmouth 1st Ward, County Judge's ofilce
12 to 7 p. in. k
2nd " Foundry. 12 to 7 p.m.
3rd " Kieliej 'j Lumber of
fice, 12 to 7 p. m,
4th " Shannon'" I ivery sta
ble office-, 12 to 7 p. m.
Palttsmouth Trec't Taylor school house
2 p. in.
Hock Bluffs, B rger school house
8 p. m .
Liberty Foldens " "
3 p. m.
Avoca, Ilutchins " "
t p. m.
Mt. Pleasant, Gilmores "
2 p. in.
Ek;ht Mile Grove. Hiles " '
7 p. m.
Louisville, Fitzgerald's Hall
8 p. m.
Center, Mauley 3 p. in.
Weeping Water, School house 2 p. m.
Stove Creek G. A. It. hall 7 :30 p. m
Elmwood Elmwood Cen. 7 p. m
S"uth Bend, South Bend school
house 3 p. m.
Salt Creek, Gregnwood 2 p. m.
Greenwood. Cornish school house
3 p. m.
Tipf on, Eagle 5 p. m.
On motion committee proceeded to
ballot for place of holding convention,
and on the fourth ballot, it was decided by
a vote of ten to nine in favor of Platts
mouth. The following resolutions was
then offered and adopted:
1. Kesolved that the republican primary
elections in the city of Plattsmouth, called for
Sept. 24, 1SS7, be conducted under the provis
ions of chapter 20 of the session laws of Nebras
ka for 1887.
9. Kesolved that no person who voted
against a majority of the nominees on the re
publican state ticket in 1886 or who !a a mem
ber of any other than the republican party is
entitled to vote at said election. The said pri
mary elections to be conducted by a presiding
officer and two inspectors.
3. It is hereby ordered that the primary for
the First ward be held iu the old county judges
office. A- Sa'isbury to act as presiding officer
and M. McElwain, and L. C. Stiles inspectors.
4. The primary for the second ward is to be
held at the foundry, J. W. Johnson is to act as
presiding officer, L. E. Skinrer and W. II. Shaf
er as inspectors. The primary for the third
ward is to be held in Kichey's lumber office
with W, II. Newell as presiding officer and A.
B. Todd and Frank Carruth as inspectors. The
primary for the fourth ward U to be held in
Shannon's liver- office, with Ed. Greusel pre
siding officer andD. B. Smith and W. S. Purdy
It eha'l be the duty of the inepectors herein
before mentioned to keep a list of the persons
voting at the primaries which? lists, together
with a certificate signed by the presiding officer
and one or both inspectors, setting forth the
number of votes received by each'person vnfpd
for a delegate to said primary shall be for
warded to te chairman of the lepubllcjn
county central committee.
In the absence of any of the persons herein
before desi;ja(ed to conduct said prima y
election s at the opening of the pol's the repub
licansfpresent shall select a person or persocs
The second clause in the above resolution
applies to the eut're cuntr,
The representation of the various pre
cincts in the county convention will be
Plattsmouth 1st Ward, C votes.
3rd - 11
4th " 7
" Precinct 7
Roek Bluffs 9
Avooa 9 "
Eight Mile Grove 7
Weeping Water 20
Stove Creek 9
Klmwood 8 "
South Bend 5
Salt Creek 10
Greenwood 8 "
Committee then adjourned.
II. C. JtiTcnjE, M. M. Butler,
Plattmouth Circulating Library at
Warrick's Drug Store $1 per year, 25c)
per month. d & w Gt.
Itch, Prairie Mange, and Scratches of
eyery kind cured in !!0 minutes, by Wool
ford's Sanitary Lotion. Use nf other.
This never fails. Warranted by. F. G.
Fricke fc Co., druggists, Plattsmouth,
Hock Bluffs precinct, 1) miles s:uth of
l'lattsiiiouth, Monday, Sept. 5th, 1SS7.
1 span geldings, 1 span mares, 1 span 2-year-old
filleys, 1 yearling iilley, 1 ?uck
ling colt, 20 milch cows, 1 three-year-old
and 1 two-year old heifers, two-year-old
steers, '.I yearling heifers, 20
spring calves, 1 Durham bull, ' hogs,
1 Deeiing binder, 2 tongueless cultiva
tors, 1 harrow, 1 Stiring plow, 2 farm
wagons, 1 spring wagon, 1 hay rack, 2
sets heavy harness, 1 set light harness
and other articles, with a 50 acre corn
Tkkms: Over .10, one year, approved
security and 10 per cent, interest. W.
D. Jones, Auationeer, Janu s M. die.
School Books and School Supplies at
Warrick's and save money. 2o t
Fon Salk A farm on Weeping Water
bottom, S. W. i of the S. W. J. Sec. 2S
Tp. 10, Hango "14. Enquire of James
Walston of Bock Blufis for farther par
ticulars. Seit. 1-Gino.
fjchool Books and School Supplies at
Warrick's Drug Store. 2:J-Gt
A good girl in small family. Must be
good cook. Best of wages paid. Ad
dress this offiice. d. Gt.
For Sa le.
At a bargasn A Circulating Library
of over COO vol. Address this office.
d & w 4 t
Wanted at Frank Carruth Jo Co. can
ning factory on Main street. Fanners
having a few extra bushels will get the
highest market price. 22-:j
Warrick's is tho place to buy School
Books and School supplies. Largest stock
and lowest prices. S-tit
We have a large quantity of brick
for'sale, quality guaranteed. Give us a
call. 22-tf K ui:tz & Wkckijach.
Mrs liandolph, the famous fortune
teller, has just arrived here. She tells
the present, past and future. Her charges
are low, being only from twenty-five up
to fifty cents. Residence on Elm street
between Tenth and Eleventh. No for
tunes told Sundays. 21-tf
Warrick sells Glauber Salts at :!c a 1I.
Warrick sells Epsom Salts at 10c a lb.
Warrick sells Warner's Safe Cure at
$1.00 a bottle.
Warrick sells Hood's Sarsaparilla at
75c a bottle.
Warrick sells King's 2s ew Discovery at
73c a bottle.
Warrick sells Liver Tills (all kinds) at
20c a box.
Warrick sells all Patent Medicines 10
to 20 per cent, below marked prices.
AV'arrick sells the best Kalsomine at 8c
Warrick sells Black Lubricating Oil at
20c a gallon.
Warrick sells Mixed I'aint, Lead, Oil,
'Varnish &c. as cheap as the cheapest.
You are always sure of getting the very
lowest prices and the best qualities by
trading with Warrick. 20-G
If you want the
best It will pay you
to visit ltcS O St,
Lincoln and have
j ur new Glace Fin.
Iy Virtue or an F-:"i:ut'on i-s-ied by W. C.
ShmvaUer. C'erk of th ONtiiec court u-;tli;n
and for ('ass Coiin-y. Nebrana. and t' me
reeted, I wi'l m th- 1st dav of October A. I).
ISSi", at j! o'el-'ok a. in., of said day at l lie wni;;i
door o" the Ct;rt House in said County. Sell at
Public Auction, tbe follow ng ileal K.-tate:
to-w 't :
The Kat ha f (E'4 of tlio Nortlieas; qp.lot
(N. E. ; . 1 1 " sec i'Mi c!e--t-ii ill i j -o.nehip ..en
1.1 iane f ieve--. 1 1 : ) i- ast o t,e 6 1. M. in Cass
Comity. Xeb ;-a. wis'i 1 ie privileges and ap
penerianpe inert it'ilu lie 'en; ,i ih.
Tue eame bei.:g levit.-d iipuii :u d taken as the
proper. y of John NT, Crrier. defendant ; .usal
isfy si. judgment "f said C'ou-t iecoveie.1 by
l liaiii-s lleiinins' Admisp-alor of 1 lie e-ia'e
of Marv sinlu.ies deceased p!a:nti:f, raiast
1'hu.siiioutLi, Xeb., An ;. SO. A. I), iss.".
J . '. K K K. ! t V.
24-5t Saei ill' VaU County, Seb.
NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL
I-i .he Matie:- of tiie Last ) IN ( oL'MV
Wili slid iC'taiiii iu of fCwl'i.'T. ; ASi CO..
Joliu a!cCairoll Deceased, Is l.l;i.'.hK V.
Notice is hereby :;:ven . .hat tu ine lo.li day
of Sep. ember. A. 1). ISs.ai tiieCuunly,' mice's
Oltice i Plat.sniou-ii, Cass Count -. .Nc' i'tM.a,
at H o'clock in the f"n'iiooa. i.ie i'o. lowing
matter be liea.d an: conxideied :
The application of John E, MeCawull to ad
mit to prbnute the last win aed lestiiiiH-i.t of
John J;cL'aiioil late of Liberty, in haiil County,
deceased, a-ud for ieiteis engine :tary ij
John K. JucC-hitoH ami Jane McCairuIl,
Oaied August i't, JssT.
i,y order of the Court.
21-3 Couu'.y Jado.
Lincoln as a Dry Goods Clerk.
When Abraham Lincoln w as a clerk in a
dry goods store he sold a woman a little bill
of goods, amounting in value by the reckon
ing to $2.Q6. lie received tho money and
the woman w-ent away. On adding the items
of the bill aain to make Limself sure of cor
rectness, he found that he had taken CV
Cents too much, It was night, but closing
and locking the store, he started out on foot,
a distance of two or three miles, for the hou-;e
of his tlefrauded customer, and, delivering
over to her the sum w hose possession had so
much troubled him, went Lome satisfied.
This is a very humble'' incident, but it illus
trates the man's perfect conscientiousness, his
sensitive honesty, better perhaps . than if it
had been of greater moment. Toledo Blade.
It has lately Leen discovered than an Italian
ncbleman, who frequented the most exclu-ive J
London society and clubs as liight, sells tin
ware from a handcart iu the suburbs during i
the day. '
Af.OUT PREHISTORIC FRUIT.
Tim I.ako Umi'IIcih Mailc (ir.'at I'ho of
. pploH IViiri, irup'. Walnut.
The i !:i-t"P i.' itivti nl' I Im nj'p'n v. ,is eiiii fly
in t' o r.y.i 'ii I v i 1 1; - between Tivl'i.' inl mid
(il.ilan. 'i'ii.- til;" d w-l !-rs t Tnnlianly,
Snvny iip.1 t '. il z.-rlaii'l made j."r. at n o of
i,.ji!-s "TlieV u!vn ys cut. Hum I. n;M liwnys
and l it tvo'I th. in ilrii 'l us a jrovi-.ini i'ur
tin wiiil r," writes iWanil. -lie, in lus inter
esting wurk .in the "Origin of ( 'ulti vnli-il
Plants." Two v.ll ii t ies of itpplosseeiii to bavrt
been known to this lako duellers beforo they
pi SNi ssi d mi tals. Whether they ever Hulved
tho problem that l.io, !es!y pn.led (bvirgo
III and gut them into u iliimplinu urehiu
olo;ty lines not lis yet inl'n iii us.
The cl.unilaia-i' .if tlin fruit found in rv
liist iri stores wi mid seem to iinli 'nto smiio
kind of cultivation. The penr is of less fr
ijuent iici'iini nee, nlthon;.'!i it is found in tho
prehistoric dwellings of Switzerland arid
Italy, usually in n dried t.tato nod cut length
ways. Then, ns now, therefore, lb" pear was
a greater luxury than the apple. The nbiinil
iiniv on 1 variety of names lest i!'y to 1 Ins cry
a-iob tit e.i--teii-e of tlin l;,tt.-i' from the5 Cas
pian S"ii to tli" Atlantic. 1'hiioliigy comes
largely to our ni 1 in this iul eresi ing Mmiy.
The in. .ve ancient and widely spread i plant,
the iiinre iiumerou ; its names.
llut prehistoric .liiiers out possess, d one of
the lc.-t of nil fruits tho grape. Neck of
tini gr.i C have been discovered inlho Inko
dwellings near l'arnia, tlal ing from tho ego
of bronze; n'so in t he j re!:isl o; ie set t lements
of Liiko Vureso nnd of Switzerland. M. 1 )c-(-ainlollc,
moreover, informs us that vino
lea ves have been found iu t lie t ufa m ar Mont
pelicr, whero they were probably leposilcd
before tho hi-ibirifid epoch, itlso in the s.-imo
formation in l'roveiice. Whether tin y com
bined tho t wo wo know not, I ut it is ojuil.o
probable that v. ine and wali.uls delect. tied
tho palnles of primiiivefcfslc!':;. Tho vtainut
is of ;;ren:, mil iquity. Walnut leaves l.avo
been found i;i t ho quati rnary tufa of l'ro
veiice, and u t-poeie.-i of walnut iu some of tho
Swiss lain: iluLl.iu;.;. The species possess a
Sanskrit name, u fact testifying toils early
cultivation in India. Tho tree was intro
duced into China about 110 11. C Only imo
cherry stone has been as yet found iu any
preliistori" settlement of Italy or Switzer
land, nor i-; the antiqiiity of tho stratum quite
C( rt.'iin. Chambers' Journal.
The Dress of tho Ath'i-tc.
It. is jirtradoxicfd, but true, ihat atlileles do
not get t !;; iiiu:,S enjoyment out of outdoor
sport. They thai:!; tin niselves for Ut too.
They d. n't know b"W to d; es fo;- it. Al
though knowing is to bo out In I h l.iister-iim-
miii, the average athleto will p;eL tho
smallest: t igl.t til.'.ing cap he can, which will
aU'ord the least shade of anything 'no can
wear. Then, if he wear kni'kerb'r-l:ers, bo
will have ti-dit elastics compressing tho veins
either sJi'J'u or below" the knee, and Laving
injurious ciL'oct upon the circulation of
tho bioo'l, l!i" improvement, of v.hi'-b is tho
very end niel nini of exercise, Lav.n tennis
1 .layers and bicyclists sull r most from iho
It c ul l be easily avoided and the blood
given t he most un;-( .trifled How by the uso
of a little common senso and the hose sup
porter worn by the other sex, which support
the long stockings by menus of a hand passing
around the hips. Tue reason why nfhlel.es do
not use this more is bicau..e tiiey have an idea
that tlin ,anl compresses the aii.loui' n. This
51 does not do. '1 here is n little depres-.ion in
thij hip l.-ones into whi'-h t!io band fails, mid
fiom which it will not slip. The inhabitant:-!
of Ijelgiuni uiuiz" this provision of nature by
su-pciii'img ail their clothing for the lower
limbs from the hi, -s, 1 ing their shoulders
free. Certainly if In avy clothes can be od-var.'..-ig
iis..ly susin ok-1 from the hips a pair
c:f L...-W can. It, would -...i that the athletes
should try t derive the n:-.:.L ben. fit : os.Mbb-j
from the open r.ir, and i:.t sf ,j..liei..;;s;y tnako
every condition or dr-ss- toll ngain.-t caring
such a result. Athlete in Globe.-Democrat.
His Iast Hi-sort.
"I am poor," be said to a Chicago girl,
"and you aro rich ; but true lovo level.-; tue!)
She interrupted him with cms of the. most
positive negatives, if sueh an expression can
be allowed, ever uttered in the windy city.
"This, then, is my Inst resort," ho said des
perately, and bo displayed a silver mounted
"You ought to get Hve or six dollars on it,"
replied the girl encouragingly. I'uek.
Ingcrsoil's Kbiioc Verse.
Tho la.:t tuo-tIiii-(is of Robert Ing-r-nH's
tribute to tho memory of bleacher is a fbio
specimen of blank verse, r.s the res. "or will
readily discover by tho simple j.roe-.': s of
scann'ing it. It is, moreover, a contribution
to cur literature which, if properly classified,
will do much to rai.-o tho average of Ameri
can poetry. Mr. Ingcrsoll, consciously or
unconsciously, has fallen into this trick of
metrical c-xprecsi m in tho f ria of prose a
number of times before.
C:iuse of I";tr:iineil Servant:.
Omaha Drid'j Dear i:v'. you don't seem to
Lave the fir.,t i !oa about cooking.
New Cirl You sse, ma'am, I haven't any
one to j.how in..
"Why I don't know niiything about it.
You ought to know; you t:aid you had had
ten years' t::peric:'.eo."
'Yes, ma'am, but I've n!!.-.s lived with
young married 1 eddies like you, cn' every on?
ov 'em was r.s big a ilunco as you ere about
things." Omaha World.
Jay Gould's I'.ly; Car.
Hr. Jay Gcu'.d'd t:e-.v private rrilwny car i
tho largs.-t ever made by the 1 unman com
pany, s-j vent y feet in length. Ii is particu
larly strong zlvA steady, and very richly fur
nished, but without "glare and flitter." The
fmLsh is in salbiv.ood, and tho upholstery in
blue plush. There are an observation room,
Ledroc us, toilet rooms, clinmg i-omiis, kitchen,
mil berths for porter and ccok. Harper's
TCo stoves in CnIisii Cars.
You never find a stove in mi English
rail-vay carriage. Their idea is tint it isrjuitc
Bum iont to keep the f xt, warm and not tc
exhaust th: lungs or ftupefy the train. All
passengers are, therefore, provid-d with cyl
inders of hot water, renewed as oveasion re
quires, on which to place their feet; tbey
are, therefore, safo from stove accidents.
That Bad Umpire.
Omaha Han You fellows Lave lost an
other game, I see.
Omaha L'-stbalnst Yes, but it was all on
account of unfavorable decisions by the um
pire. "Well, tbtit's not so discouraging. What
was tb.3 score;"
"Seventeen to nothing." Omaha WorhL
Victoria's It:irliest letter.
Lady Sc-ton lias and takes great pride in
showing to all her visitors at Durham bouse
probably the earliest autograph letter of
Queen Victoria ia existence. It is ir childish
print characters and runs thus: "How dr.
you do, my dear Sir Henry? Your litile
friend, Victoria." It was addrc-sed to Kir
Henry Se ton. Chicago Herald,
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