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WEEKLY, HERALD ; PLATTSMO0TH, NEBRASKA,"APRIL 8, 1890.
Highest of in Leavening PtmerU. 3. Cov't Report, Aug. ,7, ,88,. Vf
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THE NEW TARIFF MEASURE.
The completed tariff bill has been re
ported by the sub committee of the house
to the full waja and manj committee.
An almoRt inconceivable amount of work
baa been performed in the prepiration of
this great measure, which will be of vi
tal intereHt to the farmer as Tell as the
Tho dutj on wool ia increased slightly,
man ilia, eisul and jute are placed on the
free list as demanded by the farmers, who
wanted cheap twiue. The duty on sugar
has been reduced one-half, with tin wiae
provision added that in case any foreign
country shall place an export duty on
the sugar shipped from that country to
this then tho duty is to be doubled here
tnereby preventing the (Julian sugar
raisers from bein the gainers at our ex
pense as the coffee planters of Br izill were
a few year ago. It was a well known
fact that coffee could not be raised in
Unit.-d States and In order to cheapen it
to the consumer a high tariff that had
had been levied was entirely removed.
but ins tend of chcupenincr, coffee advan
ced on awuutof the export duty which
W-ts levied at once ly tlv countries, who
furnished us with that necesry commo
The duty on common cotton goods is
reduced on cotton warp nn-1 worsted dreaa
goods iu order to increase manufactures
in thoso lines here which are at present
largely supplied through foreign factories.
A bounty of per pound is given fr
th production of silk cocoons in this
country. Nickel ore is placed on the free
list. Pig iron is unchanged.' Loss ate
placed on the free list while a duty of
fifty cents per thousand ia levied on saw
The tax on liquors remains unchanged
while the tobacco tax it? reduced one half.
For the especial lienefit of the farmers
ft large increase is made on imported
farm products, partieultily such as come
from Canada to compete with our runn
ers. In this respect the bill is conspic
uously a ftvmer'8 bill. The d uty on eggs
is increased t 5 cnt per dozen; oats 15
cents; buck wheat 1 5 cents; barley 30 cents;
hops 15 cents per pound; hay 4 per ton,
It ia estimated that the changes in in
ternal taxes will reduce revenue about
$12,000,000: on sugar and molasses about
$28,000,000; on woolen goods on account
of the increase of duties which vail re
duce imports. Sl0.000.00O; on other
changeB in duties $5,000,000. About
t54.000.0C0 in all. The friA lint
agreed upon by republican menu ers. will
not vary materially from that of th
senate bill. While art goes on the free
list, it is strictly limited to paintings,
the hand work of an artist and sculptor.
the handwork of any sculptor. Bronzes
and other 6uch things us require machin
ery in their manufacture are not included
in this clause. One of the things placed
on the free list is books and music for
the blind, printed with raised letters.
This new measure having the solid
l eupport of the republican members of the
ways and means committee will soou be
come the law of the land. The free list
which is a long one will be mentioned
There are twenty-sven states whose
constitutions forbid the legislature to
license lotteries, leaving fifteen states de
pendent for protection upon the intelli
gence and morality of the people. There
are fortunately but few spots where the
T.ouisina hvdra headed monster stand
. Jcdos is equal to Easter in a very
bright issue this week. It portrays
Cleveland with feathery habdimento and
a very clever likeness of Governor lliil
as a goose, perched upon a domocratic
presidential egg. They are nestiog on
the query: "What will it hatch V
General Clinton B. Fisk believes in
telling tun truth even in a joko. He said
to a Sunday school the other day: "Some
of you boys may le presidents of the
United States jome day, but not if you
run on the prohibitory ticket."
Concession and compromise appear to
be the charactietic features of local polit
The new treaty on criminal xtrndition
with "Canada goes into forco April 4. It
may hasten orraiDgmnts of evil doers
who have been paving the way to their
own downfall with other people's money.
the- Weekly Herald
A DEMOCRATIC BOH-.
Paoria Transcript :
JohnM. Palmer is like a bod on the
nose of the domocratic party of Illinois.
It hurts but they niut irin and btarhim.
fT A. 1 "I
j jik Biaie rauroaii commission is very
appropriately a "railroad fiaiing body,'
but more truly is it cluracUrized a milk
er of corporations.
TiiKsiiikc of the New Yoik shirt nuik
crs has ended in a victory for the ftrikers.
Thi ig more benefitting than the ready-
It has often been remarked "Republics
are ungrateful. In the light of recent
German history what should be said of
Adversity frequently forces a man to
reveal his latent worth.
A perniciously active agent cyclone.
THE DEPKMRNT PENSION BULL.
Fall Text of -.be MrMnrc ait It West
Thro njli the Srnate.
Washington, April l. The full text
of the dependent pension bill is as fol
That In considering the pension claim of
driencient parents under the provisions of
tbis act. the fact of the death of the soldier
or buhur, and the fact that be left no wido
or minor child or children, bavin? been
(hon n as required by law. it shall be neces
sary only to show by competent and sufficient
evidence that snch r.areiiL or parents are
without other means of eupi ort than their
own labor or the contributions of others not
legally bound for their support; provided, that
all pensions allowed to dependent parent un
der thU act snail cominencu from tho date of
the iilinK of the application hereunder, and
shall continue no longer than tho existence of
Sec. 2. That all parsons who served threo
months or more in the military or navnl ser
vice of the I'nited States during the late War
of the Kehelllnp, and who have been honor-
ly diM-hnrfed therefrom, and who are now.
or who may hereafter he nufTeriu'- from men
tal or phsical disability, not the result of
thtlr own vicious hahits. which incapacitates
them from the performance of labor iu such a
di-pre? as to render them unable to am a sup-
poi t. and w ho .re depen'ie..t upon tUeir daily
laix r or on the coiitru.ution of ot ers not
legally if u:id thereto for their support, f-liali,
upon making duo proof of the fact according
to such rules and regulations as the secretary
of the interior may provide, be placed upon
the lift of Invalid pensioners of the Unite i
State, and be entitle! to receive $i2 per
month: and such pen-ions shall eomrnrrue
from the duto of the tiling of tho appli
cation in the pension otliee, aster the
passage of this net, upon proof that the disa
bility then exi-t d. and shall continue during
the exi:-tt?iiee of the ba.uie; provided, that pvt
sonsnho are now reech i.ig pen.-.i.)i!S under
existing law-, 01 whose claims arc peudinur in
ttie pen-don oMce, may, oy npjillcntioii to the
comniis-j'jner oi pensions, in -iir u turm as
he may prefer:!, .ihowinc tbcmselves en
titled thereto, re.-viv-o th bene tits of this net,
and i.othin; lu-r.-i i shall ho so c n-firued as to
prevent any p3iisi-.ins.T t: ereu:ider f ruin prosc
cutir.jj lii- r.ititu aii.l receiving; his pciish.-n un
der .oiy oilier genera: or spf-ri:ii act: provided,
bovevf, tluit no p-r-jon thrill rce.-ive mure
then nm; iiih!h.i tor the s mm p liott; and,
provided further, t!,;t ra.ik in thu Service
Kiiail not ho co:i:ddcrud in app.it tionfi lill
umi r this act.
Si.o. 3. That it any o fixer or cn'.ir ted man
who served three mor.thi or ;urc iu lbs am y
or :iavy the L'nilt-d Si.it. m duri-ig i ho late
War of the KelKjilion. and who was honora
bly di-rh-irtrrd, has dieil, Oi ab:i!l lioreaf. er
die, leaving a widow, minor child or children
unoer It) y ursof ai;e. or in cas'jtheio blinil
le no widow or m.imr chiid i.r cii Mi-en, a lc
lH.n;c.it in.ituer or father, as s- cu depen i
ein y is defined under s.-c! io.i 1 o;" this cci,
i-.r.c'i wiil.sA-, cai:ior chil i or Iii ' i -n. or
ID. !!ut or ii.lV.cr, gh:l;l i .";.' r r i i;;nn tho
T.f.tr.i.m roil at tat ratos est.to. : r t iK in
t;. isw, without ri.-garl to tiiowi.-f depth
of --uch officer or rn:i-tfid ir.ai: provided, tiia;
the raus-j of dcai h of such oiiVer or cn!i--led
limp. v. :;simtor is not due to vie'ati.ni of th;
ci i! or mili'ar.- laws or the rev.i!:. of vseioin
habits an 1 that said widow was n:ai ricd to
t-.e ilen ased pv:i.?ioner prior to the p:is-;ige of
this aft. Ail peusions granted to t i;e wi.iows
under tl laact, sliall take effect f c a tlie d.i'.e
of ' he death of the hns.nd-t of such w'dow-,
hut not Ci;it:r.j l-iiclv of the p;n s-.o i,f this
!s ::'. t. That from tl.e dat oi the ;iii-';ip:e
th: net the iuin a so t-f pe: f.o.-: i 'r ni.-or
ci:iidr,:i shad ho ;tl tho rate of t4 ;i.r ii.i.nii,
i-iMi'Hil of per month, e- ii'-w provided bj
:?iv, ;t;i.i in case a minor f nii.l U i:lio,
or thTtJ.e hflpiess. the pen: io;i nlutil con
tinue during: ttie life of iid chi.d, or -.lariiiif
tha period of tfuch disability.
t-M'. a that no aiLVii. attorn-y or othei
p -rsoii enasvgfd it) prej erin. p -. nt ',U ; (r
pro. v W U'K bny eia'tn wr.d r tiie provi.-ion
in.- -h.t!i dove iy t r 'i i;re,-t.y eoatraci
for. demaru. rri. lve ur ri :::r. i-.r such s-r-v:
-s. it. j);i't'!'.i :ii,. rr o:.tt:i.; or pvo.-cuttr;
t-Uch .i;:i. t. su;t Ia . I i : : i nr'itie.i
suri line, be p.tbe t: o ori-r oi
tne C'-'iiinissioner ot elisions by liie pensl'.ji
ai'ui :nak 114 payment of the jiea.-i u ju-l'v.-d,
ii::d :.ny person h.i shah violaie :ii y
of the provisions of this -. i ui? . or who sLi.,
.v.-oe.cfuuj" iihhoid 1 rcn; . ;.e:isi.n.-r. -i-i
ii.T.aiit. lb? wfaoie or.i:iy; .i:i(.i ,i c:i--io..
;r allowed or due K-.ieh pe..,sjrj;i;r :;r
c..::ni:i:-t under thi . act, Minli be deemed
iz-f.it? ' a mis'iemeano a .i u.:on convic-
.011 tin i-i :" ha!i. fore::chond every i.ffenct ,
no Oucd :c t e-:ceedln 5'riM, or im impriixined
at narii .i. -: r not excec:Ig two year-, or
-. the t; ' --oiiru
Kit ! n-.ti tmU.
Harti'oki. Co?;n. , April 1. "i he Ktna
Nut Company's work and I'lattner tt
Porter'h paper inih i i:iontown, to-
ee.m-r wiin some .-u pc.-nt tiniaioir.
were L-'inied. Th nut woi employed
atoat -".Ki m-n and the pap r imil about
lit v. 'fiie loss is li-vy.
o-; br V lory lr th Iti-ot :k i itnoil.
'-:v Voni. April 1. Jadu- Liw--
ice, in the supreme couit, dotided the
V. rd ba.ie ball C4-to io favor of J.u
A Number of Measures Passed
by the House.
TH0.3C I'LOKlDA NOMINATIONS
CouflrmrJ by th Senate Tlie I'ublic
Debt Hattmtut Two New Senate l;ilM
Mlc-ott'a Ix-fulcatlou u Lush tu tli Uuv
cniuieut ( apft.tl Goiu.
Washinoton, D. C, April 2. The
houso pastied konato bill creating tlie
ofliccs of surveyors-general in North
arid South Dakota; house bill admitting
free of duty articles from Mexico to the
St. Loum exposition of 18l0; bouse bill
providing that otfidavitd and .declara
tions in pension cases ma be taken 1
fore any oflicer authorized to administer
OHtliH for general purpos-es; providing
that deo9itioiis of witnesses Lei ore
United States courts may bo taken in
the mode prescribed by the laws of the
states in which such courts may be held;
tho bill limiting to fix years the time
within which suits may be brought
against accounting othcers and their
bondsmen; the bill exempting from the
provisions of the law requiring ste mers
to carry life lines on Ixiats nlving on
inland waters of the United Miates; au
thorizing the construction of bridges
across the Iowa river at or near Wapello,
Ia.; also a bill transferring from Ga
lena, Ilia., to JJubujue, la. . the oilices of
inspectors of hulls and boilers.
Ino house went into committee of the
whole on the fortilications appropria
tion bill. An amendment was adopted
providing that the board which iri.juires
into facilities for producing Bteel fo.g
ings shall extend its inquiries to the In
dianapolis arsenal. The bill was then
laid aside with a favorable recommenda
tion. La'er it was parsed. It appVooi i-
The bill UDoronriAtine 892. 000 for im
proving the Zoological , arkia th Dis
trict of Columbia was pus-.ed, with an
amendment providing that the district
shall bear half the expenses.
Un motion of Air. .Sherman of ev
ork. the house adopted resolutions of
regret on the death of Hon. David Wil-
bei , o! Aew lork, providing l-r to ap
pointment' of a committee f s-ven from
the hou-c and thre from the set ate to
attend his funeral. The resolutions
were unanimously adopted, and the
speaker appointed Messrs. Dcldeii, Del
ano. fraw er, Wallace, IJvnum, iracv
aud Lee as the committee on the pait of
The senate passed the housu bill au
thorizing the Mississippi river commis
sion to pu chaw- or hire hiieli to;: Us ns
may be immediately necessary toitscm;-
inhabitants of the overUowed districts
and to use the bo t for that purpose.
At 1?:.'50 the s uate went into secret '-es-
eion and at 6 p. m. adjourned.
Washisutox. April Secretary No
ble has been considerably auuoyed ol
late by the chiefs of bureaus and other
officers in the intetior department going
out of the citv wit .out noiir'vinir him
In several instances tho tlrst intimation
l.e hadof then absence w-a tii.i a'n-
rouncenuT.t rn tne press that v.vh ftt.
ol!e.-;ui was out v. eC or in si.-oie 'l-o i
ectio-'i of the c:i:t5trv. Ho h:is i...-.i I
s. order decidi!ig ti;t inretfr cii!if.s
it I'ureau-; an i olil-.-v in tne iu vv't.r
p.o"tm..-nt m'.it ofii;iiu leave on .-:
ten ai-piifotion before absenting the.u-
telve-j from the cifv.
Washington. April -'. The fr Hewing
pplicntions for anthori'.y to organize j
uutt'.nal i p.tiiis have boe hi (: Ihe
American rsatiotiai Dank of Austin, at
.lUsliii. les.; tne c i r.jt .ali 'lia! i-i it.ii of
Louv'viile. at Louisville, Kan. The l'tl-
lowing nattot.ai i.nnKs were .tilt ho? ized
to coraoience Lu i.nt'-s: 'Ihe irhind 1 nd
National baoif, at Island i'ood, Vt..
capital 75, 000; the lecimich Naiion.-i
bank, at iw umseh, reo., tapitul
We Are All .Silcitt's Victim.
Wasijingtox, April 2. JUany njem-
bers 'jt the house were made li ippv bv a
decision of the cuun of claims "n-clarintr
that the sercednt-at anus of the lamsa i
is in law and in fact ;t disr ur.-i:i; airent i
of the government atrd that in the pend- I
ing rase the 'oss sustained by the Silcott j
detMicatioii lalls upon the United btates
treasury antl not upon the members of
congress, who were left in the lurch by
the fugitive cashier.
Geprcscntative Wllber Dead.
Washlngtox, D. C, April 2. Repre
sentative David Wilber of New Yort,
died at his house in Oneotu, Ouwepjo
county, N. Y. Mr
Wilber wa- ono of '
en eiected to the
the three congressmen
hou;e who have not taken their scats
The other two are ex-spaker Randa-.l
and Mr. Witthomo of Pennsvivaniii. ;
Washingto.v, April i Tlie comp
troller of the currency has appointed
Daniel Day of Providence cx; minor of
national l-aaks f r Ihsta ei of Rhode
Island and Conue ticut. vii-e i.Jl.
Doley, resigne i. and Gee.r,;e Vv. Hol
maii of Rocae.st -r for tne 6t-ite: of
Indiana, vice L i'avl ir.
A MrtJiii; Pro test.
Washington, April . Mr. Ander
son of Kansas, presented in the house
Ii5 petitions, signed by more than P,- I
(HtO citizens of Nr-braskn. pro-rtin;' j
agninst any oxtou-i-m of the time for
ti;e payment of tli.- L aioa Pucifio rail
road's indebtedti 'si to the ffovorun.ent.
I-ini P;;t-!t to Ill'lilllls.
WASniNoro.s, Apid 2 TLa si-creiary
ef the interior t:an.-mitted to tin- senate
in resKaise t-" a recent resolution, a,ii-K,
of pa-.etits i -ue 1 to Indians undr the
An A pp.-i :it-nt i t.
WAPurxr.Tor, April V. -Aitorney Gen
eral Miller l.s appointed Jured W. Fia
ny to be nssiataiit United Mms attor
ney for tlie eastern district of iiichiau.
April 2. Tlie
ury department purchased ,2G0 4 per j
cent, fondj at $l.M2 d -V2,100 4i per
9. Wffds at fl.0-4.
V ;ui (iiiiicc an excejitioiiall y line
of l)re8 Goodh in Uiack and the
STOU lv I N E 1' ! A CKETS, III UliONS,
Ladies and Misses imported FAST UL.CK Hosiery.
ment and showing a larger and handsomer line tiian ever
examine before buying-.
MANUFACTritKK OF AKD
WHOLESALE & RF.TAH
DEALHJt IN ITiK
hoi'Yxf firaiirfs (!' Cigars,
! g r do Pcpperbergc' enc 'Hurt
VVJ.1. LISk. OK
TtniACCO AND SMOKLKS' ARTICLE-'-
onbrs b'ft with County Clerk
rert-iv prompt -tt' ntion.
C FFICE IW COURT HCU
1316 Douglas street, Cmaha, Neb.
17 YEARS EXPERIECE.
A TfiLi ;i r iri a'hiiite -n iiic-i.ic i e 'rum (2) col
,'J,'S ilBdIi'i mil3 ho,7v
private .Itsat-es of loU s
is huh 1 1 t-iil i o; wiui
ivous, Clu-i iiic uiiu
a iir-nnau- in cu e -taia.iaut-ea lor tatairn.
Spep'i torrlioes, l.nti Ntuuli"od r en.:nal
Weakness. Night Li-stt-s irapo -euc". ii(J all
diseases of t' e Hl"On. bkui nd t'lii aiy Or
gins . 11 Fein. ile 1 ri-uMo uf tlie wo::. I), eiv.
trfHK'd by t i-nms improved metuods of tlie
Lndin and riris ho-mi N.
N.K. I Kuara'itee S500 00 for every case 1
undertake ' d fail to cure. onsultation free.
-Send for quern ion list.
KikiK, ".MVSieries of L fe" sonf f ee.
(fllee hour :' 0 a.m. Iu 8 p.m suiitlaya 10 u.
m. t. 12 in. . . .
Pronounced again atul aKain -The Pest
n, , . ' T ,
UlUebb' -UULUtJSLlU dUUITldl
is your Opportunity
TUX IT FOUU MONTHS
Oirly Finccn Cents.
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Address ' THE HOCEIJOLD,"
Brattleboro, Yt. .
. Weekly Hebald anil Household .oae
year for i2.z5. riend orders only to
this o ffice.
NO CURE. NO PAY.
line? d Srino; ( ioods in a
Also a most
We '.ave added more
We wi.-dl irt r til I your afenti-tn t'
!oc. C't-iiW I Unci's, Bon;, is, Etc., Lt.
' hy is it we can yiv. Puch bu u;-.iu3 in
Because, our paper is not third handed
We buy riirict from the maniif;trtiir-i-s,
mve you -
Any one wishing to paint tlit-ir hou.se
P A 1 1
' t-foie the buy. We try to carry th - b- st.
Pi-inta lead thetn all, We are sole ayent,
, -. 505 Main
.loB dl:n w4t
A- . .
ugs, Paints, Oils,
THE "FLOWER" BRANDS.
h'Sade from the Eest If.onula
Composite SILVER Binder Twine.
The Piant from which c is Fibro li Evtrs. Tc !
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Variety for every taste and evry pocket. -
Soma brands cost more, others less but ail arogood and reliable.
Hade and tested nnclcr our otvn eye. tbey are the lonp-est per pound, the strongest ao4
most perfectly maiio. CaU on tho lit-crlr.? Aufnt auti pet eampies and prices, aiso special
twine circulars, or send for circular., aud ageaia' address to
Tho only Binder Manufacturers in tlie
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tit'partnifiits incliulin a clioic,- s.-ltction
complete and attrructive m. J
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S TKIM MINGS,
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room to our Carpet depart
btl'ore, w ich it will pay to
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k of W.-i!! p.ij.s -r, Corners, Di-
vnll p iper
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