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FLATTSilOLITH WEEk nan.
AY, AUGUST 30, 1888.
I Mil I
Are offering special reduction
so raraER c
Chambray Robes andChahies.
We have placed in
Ferries Good-Sense Corsets
In Ladie?,' Mines', and Child rens' sizes.
We - Would - Call - Special - Attention
-To a fine
Misses, Chiidrens & Ladies
Also a nice
Mens Button, Bal
Very Reasonable Rates.
G. DOV1Y Ss S02ST.
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Publishers & Proprietors.
From Wednesday's Daily.
Sir. Jos. Connor went to Omaha this
Mr. W. II. Malick went to Lincoln
Miss Hattie Latham, has returned from
Central City after a few weeks' visit.
Mr. S. F. Osborn went to Lincoln today
to attend the Christian church meeting
Mr. Levi Churchill is in Lincoln today
attending the Christian church meeting
being held there.
Dr. Thede Livingston went to Lincoln
this morning, accompanying the demo
Mr. W. S. Purely, wife and daughter,
left for Beatrice this morning on a shoit
visit to friends there.
Mr. Lewis Young. Cass county's oldest
settler, left for Norfolk this morning to
attend the reunion there. .
Misses Cora Hill, Carrie Palmer and
Janet Livingston returned homo this
morning after a few days' visit to the
Miss Hattie Kearney, who has been
visiting her sisters, the Misses Kearney
for a few days, left for Council Bluffs
The firemen will leave for Nebraska
City tomorrow morning on the 9:45 train
and return the following morning, the
train leaving Nebraska City at 4:30.
Mr. S. S. Row, of Chariton, la., stop
ped off here yesterday to yisit friends
while on his way to Lincoln and Aurora.
He left this morning for Lincoln.
Mr. Thomas Wiles left for Lincoln this
morning to attend the state meeting of
the Christian church, lie will sell one
hundred lots of the university ground
The agitators for the proposed new
building on the fair grounds have been
very successful with their subscription
paper, having secured the required
amount to put up the building.
The school board was ready to re
ceive bids for the building of the South
Park school house last night, but as only
one was sent in, the time for receiving all
bids was exteudel until the 3rd.
A motion was made last night at the
meeting of the school board to open the
schools on the 10th of Sept., but upon
in prices on all classes of
stock a line of-
and Congress Shoes
due consideration the motion was lost
and the schools will not open until the
llobt. Meteer, of Eight Mile Grove,
leaves thi week for an extended visit
j through New York, Pennsylvania and
the east. 1 lie Herald expects some m-tere-ding'letters
from him during his so
journ. - The ball club of this city has made
arrangements to play a game with the
Wahoo team on the 18th of next month,
the first day of the fair. The club has
gained for itself a wide reputation and
it is expected the home team will have to
work or go down in their pockets.
One of the oldest settlers in this part
of the country is Stephen Wiles, who has
lived on his present place two'miles south
west of here, oyer 35 years. Mr. Wiles,
when he landed here, had only $12,
but by diligent endeavors, has acquired
a good fortune. It takes Uncle Steph to
tell wolf stories and how to catch them
Considerable excitement was created
last night, by the report that Mr. Joseph
Kelly had dropped dead, heart disease
being given as the cause. The majority
of people in the business portion of the
town heard the report before it was contra
dicted. Mr. Kelly has been sick for some
timr It has not been learned how the
-Tomorrow is the day of the great
celebration of the Nebraska City pontoor.
bridge and other improvements recently
made there. The firemen of this city re
ceived an invitation to participate in
the festivities of the day. They have ac
cepted the invitation and they will be
accompanied by a large number of the
citizens from here.
The Beatrice base ball club is anxious
to meet the Plattsmouth team. They are
possessed of enough assurance to back
themselves up with $100. Last night
Mr. Jas. Patterson received a letter from
their manager stating that they wished to
play for that amount We learned that
they are to be accommodated and the date
has been set for September 7th.
The school board met last night and
made a selection of two teachers from
five applicants, to fill the remaining
vacancies. We congratulate the board
on the selection, as both young ladies
haye attained a first-class reputation as
teachers, and they are both favorably
known here and elsewhere. Miss Millie
Bell, of Ashland, and Miss Riddle, of
Wahoo, are the ones selected for the
Mr. S. P. Thomas reports that some
party or parties appropriated a handsome
slop jar which was convenient to the
east window of his room during his ab
sence. If it is returned he will be thank
ful, if not, he will be compelled to
buy u new one.
The following democratic delegation
eft for Lincoln this morning to attend
their state convention which will be held
there today and tomorrow: Messrs. J.
Blake, Jake Vallery, sr., Ed. Fitzgerald,
Mat Gering, Dave MeEntee, F. E. White
and Jas Patterson, jr. They all went on
a regular train.
The watermelon social given by the
Y. L. R. It. A. at Uockwood hall last
night attracted quite a large crowd. A
large pile of watermelons was put aside
in one corner of the hall in the early part
of the evening for future use. As the
crowd increased, the watermelon pile
grew small rapidly, and one would think.
if they were not acquainted with the cir
cumstanccs, and saw the large prize water
melon in the centre of the room, that the
person swallowing the most melon could
secure the prize, the contest to be decid
ed by the scales. The crowd worked
away incessantly at the pile until it had
been reduced to about two or three, and
the vehicle which had been used to carry
the melons to the hall, would have served
as a great convenience to some of the big
eaters who had tried to carry away too
much of the pile. The large watermelon
which was located in the centre of the
room had been set un as a prize to the
best guesser of the party. Mr. Frank
Knotts of this office, balanced what he
had already taken with the large melon,
guessing twenty-nine pounds, the exact
weight. Several of the young ladies ex
ercised their leap year privileges and
wished to accompany him home, think
ing lie would get tired of his load about
the time he would reach their homes and
leave it in their care. He thought he
was man enough for fifty-eight pounds,
and succeeded in getting it as far as this
office where he left it for the hungry
From Tuesday's Daily.
Mr. J. P. Becker, of Union, is in the
Jonathan Kerns, of Tabor, la., is in
the city today.
W. A. Derrick, local editor of Thk
Herald, left on the flyer today for Ash
S. & C. Mayer will close their store
on Thursday, Sept. Gth, it being a Jewisl
Miss Etta Schildknecht, who has been
visiting her parents here returned to
Greenwood this morning.
Mr. C. S. Upton of Liberty precinct
reported today that he had a pair of bay
mules stolen night before last.
Mr. Delbert Wright, of Dakota and
Miss Emeline Smith of Iowa were mar
ried last evening by County Judge Rus
Mr. Frank Carruth left for Denver th
morning, where he goes to attend the
''Deep Water Convention, which is to be
held there soon.
Mr. G. S. Cooley of Cedar Creek was
in the city today and said he yoted for
William Henry Harrison in 1840 and
would vote for Benj. Harrison on the Cth
day of November next.
Mr. D. A. Campbell and wife left fo
Denver last night. Mr. Campbell com
bines business with pleasure, as he is one
of the delegates sent by the board of
trade to the "Deep Water Convention
A wreck occurred this morning in
the northern part of the yards. Switcl
engine, Tso. 22, run through an oppu
switch and fell over against the high
bank, but the tender stood up, although
it was off of the track. Considerabl
damage was done to the engine, which
will have to go to the shops for repairs,
Lewis Hoffman, the boy horse thief
who was arrested here about six month
ago, was tried before Judge Chapman
last Saturday and sentenced to fifteen
months in the penitentiary. Sheriff Ei
kenbary took him to Lincoln Saturday
night. Mr. Eikenbary's two daughters
accompanied them to see the sights.
The prosperity of our city is visible
on every hand, new buildings and new
sidewalks have been built, streets graded.
gas extensions being added and with the
army of men now at work on the sewer
and paving makes business lively and
the future most flattring. Parties who
have been absent from the city for a few
months vacation, on their return scarcely
recognize the place and are agreeably
surprised to note the many improve
ments. The following delegates were elected
to attend the float convention between
Otoe and Cass counties. The date and
place has not yet been decided on nor
will not be known until the chairmen of
the central committees agree among them
selves on a certain date and place:
Messrs. John Erechson, Chas. A. Wool
sey, E. A. Statter, George Baird, Jas.
Crofford, U. M. Satchel, M. M. Butler,
Walter Culforth, II. G. Uawley, Sam
Barker, E. W, Barnqm, A. Root, L. C.
Styles, J. W. Johnson, M B. Murphy and
J. P. Antill.
Commtrclaank, Weeping Water
A meeting of the directors of the
Commercial bank was held Friday, Au
gust 17th with results as follows: Presi
dent, Thos. K. Clark, Weeping Water;
vice-prasident, A. H. Smith, of Denver,
Cel.; cashier, J. M. Roberts, Weeping
Water, Directors, A. B. Smith, Thos. K.
Clark, J. M. Roberts, and S. Allen R. C
Colburn and E. T. Goodrich of Vermont.
A further assessment of stock was voted
and the rapidily increasing business of
the bank indicates that the entire stock
will be paid in soon. The bank owns
and does business in the finest brick
block in Weeping Water, which is loca
ted in the very center of the business
part of the city. That the stock of this
bank should be eagerly sought for is not
surprising, when we consider that Weeping
Water is located neaa the center of the
county in the midst of the oldest, wealth
iest and most fertile farming country in
the state. The rock deposit is the most
extensive west of the Missouri and east
of the rocky mountains. The out-put
from the quarries in and around Weep
ing Water is 500 cars of stone per week
and 250 barrells of lime per day. The
organization of new stone companies and
the opening of new quarries is constantly
going on and the entire state is looking
to these quarries for its supply of crushed
and buildincr stone and lime. The
stockholders of the Commercial bank
represent a large amount of wealth and
it is their intention to keep their institu
tion abreast of this marveleous growth
J. M. Beardsley and Thos. K. Clark,
are of the firm of Beardsley, Clark & Co.,
lumber dealers, and have done the larg
est business in this line in the county.
J. M. Roberts for a number of years
conducted one of the most ex
tensive business interests in the
city of Plattsmouth until at
tracted by the advantages of Weeping
Water and her surroundings when he
invested in and became cashier of the
Commercial bank a position he has ever
These men haye grown'with the state,
having seen it pass from its primative
condition to its present wealth and pros
perity; they have a wide range of ac
quaintances and a -thorough knowledge
of the men and money of Cass county,
and are known in business circles for
their conservatism and cL":se attention to
business. A. B. Smith has for years been
connected with the C, B. & Q. R. R. Co. in
the capacity of a civil engineer with
headquarters at Denyer.
Win. II. Wright represents seveial
heavy eastern capitalists and has through
the firm of Tryon Wright, of Iowa, and
Clark & Howard of Weeping Water put
out upwards ot $1,200,000 in farm loans
in Western Iowa and Eastern Nebraska
The Commercial bank has always been
on a sound basis and with the above
combination of men and money will con
tinne to grow with the wealth of the
country and the increase of business.
From Monday's Dally.
Mr. Chris. Young celebrated his 80th
birthday last Saturday.
Mr. John Shannon is confined to his
home with a severe attack of typhoid
Where were thirty democrats when
the special left for Wahoo Saturday
The Chinese give as their reason why
that race favors the republican candidate,
that, "lepublican, he wearee two shirtee
a weekee, dlemoclat, he wearee one shirtee
The funeral of Mrs. Emma Whitney,
who died at her home, two miles south of
the city, at 7:10 o'cock Saturday evening.
took place yesterday afternoon. She was
buried in the Eikenbary cemetery, three
miles south of the city. She was a vie
tim of typhoid fever, which is so preva
lent here at present. Rev. T. K. Surface
of the U. B. church, preached the sermon,
and tne funeral was under the manage
men of the I. O. O. F., of this city. She
was the daughter of John and Catharine
Toryer, was born in Elk Heart county,
Indiana, and was aged 20 years,
months and 13 days at the time of her
death. She leaves a husband and two
children to mourn her loss.
From Saturday's Dally.
Mrs. Hagood, wife of John McF.
Hagood, deceased, is at present lying in
a very critical condition. Mr. Hagood
was prominent old soldier.
Mr. Geo. Anderson, a machinest at the
B. & M. shops here, who lately arrived
from England, left on the flyer this after
noon for Kewanne, 111., where he expects
to meet his wife and children on their
way from England.
Mr, Nash, who is at present in the
city with several of the delegates, started
out this morning with a subscription pa
per to raise $800 in the interests of the
Y, M- C. A, here. We wish him unlimit
ed success in his good work,
We acknowledge the receipt of a
complimentary ticket to the Cheyenne
county fair, which will be held at Sidney,
Neb., September 2Ctb, 27th and 28th, ac
companied by a pleasing invitation to
attend, from A. B. Persinger, secretary.
ON THE RAMPAGE.
Trimmer Still Traveling Through
the Rural Dlstrlicts.
Murray, Eight MHeCroye, Factory-
Nine miles southwest of Plattsmouth
on the survey of the B. & M. and M. P.
railroads is situated the quiet little burg
of Murray. Its location is a very pleas
ant one, being high and dry. so that the
view is good for many miles in all direc
tions, and the country unequaled by
Murray's citizens arc of a most substan
tial kind, and get all the good out of life
tnat is possible. Mr. Latta stands at the
head in the business circles of Murray.
He runs a general store and his customers
all get value received for money expend
ed with him. Prior to the administration
of Mr. Cleveland, Mr. Latta was post
master at that place; but not long after
Grover began his dutia he (Latta) was
outed and Dr. J. B. Brendel appointed
instead, whe is attending to the ar
duous duties satisfactory to all, however,
Mr. Latta is keeping in practice; he still
has the P. O. boxes where he stores away
his goods, and says if Harrison is elected
he will again be the public's seryant.
Wm. Loughridge is the blacksmith of
Murray and gives such universal satis
faction that farmers come to his shop
from miles around.
A. M. Holnes is a wagon maker and
runs a general repair shop.
Mrs. A. M. Holmes dressmaker.
The Murray people enjoy preaching
eycry Sabbath by the United Presbyterian
pastor, Rev. Murray, from whom the
place derives its name.
While at Murray we met with J. B.
Totton, one of the many good farmers of
that vicinity, and added his name to our
long list. Not his alone, but Dr. J. B.
Brendel subscribed for the Daily IIeb
al, and Wm. Loughridge, A. M. Hol
mes and W. E. Latta for the Weekly.
The rural sport at Murray is pitching
horse shoes. Wc were informed that the
mania had struck the country and they
thought of challenging any one in the
west, as being the champion of the horse
In case Murray gets the M. P. railroad
which is very probable at a day not far
in the dim future, she will make a lively
Another quiet country trading town is
Eight Mile Grove the store at this point
is carried on by Mr. Walt Jenkins, who
we found to be a very pleasant and so
ciable man, and as loyal a republican as
we care to meet. We wish to express
our thanks for the splendid likeness ot
President Cleveland, which he so artist
lcly drew and presented to us. It repre
sents Cleveland adyocating thedemoniti
zation of silver and Senator Beck knocks
out his left eye while the republicans
will knock out the other in November,
It was just noon when we arrived at
Dr. Millers who is the post master at the
Grove, we concluded we would stop for
dinner, where we were right royally
treated and enjyed our stop to the ut
most. The doetor keeps well posted on
the issues of the day and can talk pro
tection poinis to perfection.
Since the new town of Union sprung
into existence Factory ville has been al
most abandoned, the postoffice has with
drawn, and the merchants and citizens
mostly removed to Union.
However the large Factoryville flour
ing mill is still running. We met with
Mr. T. M. Warne who recently came from
California and purchased the mill and
reports business as good. Mr. Warne
paid cash for the Herald one year. At
Factoryville we met I. N. Applegate,
who owns one half section of as fine land
as lays in the county, Mr. Applegate is
known in this county, as he was in Iowa
when we knew him, as being a first-class
In our travel wo stopped one night
last week with Mr. E. B. Todd, who is
one of the prosperous farmers livin
north of Uni n owning over 1,000 acres
Mr. L. V.Todd is one of the wheel horses
of the Union Labor party, und produces
some telling arguments in behalf of their
We also took dinner recently at the
fine home of Mr. Geo. Boeck, brother of
Henry Boeck of this place, Mr. B. has
things as well fixed on his farm as any
we have yet vistited. One of the large
improvements on his place is a barn 60x
80 feet with the most modern conven
iences. (Continued Next Week.)
From Thursday's Daily.
Miss Jessie McCoy, sister of Mr. Joe
McCoy and Mrs. Frank Corsey, who has
been visiting in the city for some time,
left for Council Bluffs this morning.
Mr. Adam Boeck and daughter. Miss
Millie, of St. Louis, who have been visit
ing with the family of Mr. II. Boeck for
some time, returned home last evening.
Taken up by the undersigned, one bay
norse (wo years om, uiuck. wane anu rail
and also uncommenly marked blacklegs.
The owner can have the horse by calling
and paying all expense.
w5w. Lt. C. Mercer.
There are many hair preparations in
the market, but none have so desirable
effect upon the hair and scalp as Hall's
Vegetable Sicilian Hair Renewer.
Having this day sold my stock
of Hardware', Stove, Tinware, etc..
to .Messrs. Jrckenlt:M fc AVeid
irmn, I wmiM respectfully and ear
nestly ak that all those in niv deht
come tor ward promptly and settle
their accounts; as it will he neces
sary for me to close up my business
as speedily as possible he fore en
gaging in other pursuits. I also
take this occasion to thank the
public, both in tin; city and county,
for the very liberal patronage giv
en me during the time I have been
engaged in husintes here, and hope,
the same will he extended to my
successors. J NO. 11. COX.
Arsenic and quinine are dangerous
drugs to accumulate in one's system, and
it is ta be hoped that those poisons, ns a
remedy for ague, have had their day.
Ayer's Ague Cure is a sure antidote for
the ague, is perfectly safe to take, and is
warranted to cure.
A illionaire In a Minute
Instances are on record where toilers in
gold mines and diamond fields, who, by
one turn of the pade, a single movement
of the hand, have been transfoii.icd from
penniless laborers to millionaires. But
they were not so lucky as is the consump
tive who finds a means of restoration to
health, who learns that the dread disease
from which he suffers is not incurable.
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
will cure consumption (which is lung
scrofula), and nothing else will. For alt
diseases of the blood, such as blotches,
pimples, eruptions, scrofulous sores and
swellings, it is unequalled.
Scrofula, in the blood, corrupts and
contaminates every tissue and fiber in the
whole body; but whether appearing in the
form of swellings, erysipelas, or running
sores, the maglignant poisons of the dis
ease are completely eradicated by the use
of Ayer's Sarsaparilla.
Best Cough Cure.
For all diseases of the Throat and
Lungs, no remedy is so safe, speedy, and
certain as Ayer's Cherry Pectoral.
An indispensable family medicine.
"I find Ayer's Cherry Pectoral an
Invaluable remedy for colds, coughs,
and other ailments of the throat and
lungs." M. S. Randall, 204 Uroadway,
Albany, N. Y.
" I have used Ayer's Cherry Tectoral
for bronchitis and
for which I believe it to be the greatest
medicine in the world." James Miller,
Caraway, N. C.
"My wife had a distressing cough,
with pains in the side and breast. We
tried various medicines, but none did
her any good until I got a bottle of
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral which has cured
her. A neighbor, Mrs. Glenn, had the
measles, and the cough was relieved by
the use of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. I
have no hesitation in recommending
this medicine." Robert Ilorton, Fore
man Headlight, Morrillton, Ark.
" Ayer's Cherry Pectoral cured mo of
a severe cold which had settled on my
lungs. My wife says tho Pectoral helps
her more thaD any other medicine she
ever used." Enos Clark, Mt. Liberty,
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral,
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass.
Bold by all Druggists. Price $1 ; tii bottles, f i
SAM i'LE ROOM.
Sample Koom and Billiard Hall. Choice WIiiph,
Liiuors and Cigars, Billiard ami Pool Tables.
KKAHM & K I.I ETC II.
Sample Room. Imported and Iomestic W'nos,
Liquors and Cigars. Only straight floods han
dled. Milwaukee Bottled Lager a Specialty.
Cor. 5tli and Main Stn.
THE AMERICAN EXCITANTS E.
Nick Cunningham, proprietor. Choice Wines,
Liouors and Cigars. Pool aud Bihiard Tables.
K'ddle Hou-e Block.
THE ELKHORN SALOON.
Wm. Weber, proprietor. Manufacturers of.
Soda Water. Birch Beer. Cider, etc. Agents for
Fred Krug's Celebrated Lager Beer.
O B. A. MrELWAlN.
Watcher?. Clocks, Silverware and Jewelry.
Special Attention given to Watch Repairing.
FRANK CARRUTH & SON.
Always carry a fine stock of Diamonds, Watch
es. CI cks. Jewelry, Silverware and Spectacles.
Drop in and inspect their poods before part-'lia-lng
Jeweler. Waltham Watches a Specialty. Main
Street. Dear Fourth.
C. M. HOLMES jfc SON,
The Checkered Bam. Livery. Peed and Salfl
stable ; parties conveyed to all parts of the cltv.
Carriages at all trains. Corner Vine and Cth.
noiesaie ami neiau ueair in f irst Quality
Beef, Pork, Mutton. Veal. Lamb, etc. sixth
stree', Neville Block. Prices moderate.
J. HATT & CO..
KiU their own Cattle. Render their own
aud Cure their own Bacon. Main street.
F1CKLER He CO..
Eggs, Poultry Jcc. We use or.lv the best vrm-
of native stock. Oysters and came in (season.
C. F. SMITH,
Merchant Tailor. Main street, over Merges'
shoe store. Complete stock of samples. Fit
guaranteed. Prices defy competition.
MRS. J. F. JOHNSON.
A Complete Line of the Latest Styles of Mil
linery and Trimmings ; aUo Children's aud In
fants' Bonnets, to be closed out at cost.
RESTAURANT AND LUNCH ROOM .
Meals and Lunches sei ved to order at all hours
Also Oysters, l-igars. Tobacco, Pop and Cider'
Opposite Riddle House. -ar.
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